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 f     ,\./AS:  '  /:���  15,  1898.  MM1IMM1WIW1  Qt T#ee8% 30wrna^  PUBLISHED AT GREENWOOD, B.C  ��� *w��  <*.    ,  *'.> ^a^sagiase^aii^rta^^^i-j^^  ?/fc'Vi^fflCO^'-^i^br^/-;a^'^c<Sva<!iiiir)  ���tiv^:r.W, li^ci^tirj^iT^fr-ji-/-*.!,  JUST ARRIVED;   A COMPLETE LINE OF  In fact the most complete stock in Southern Yale, Crockery from the Individual  to the Mammoth, Hotel Men can do better with us in Glass Ware than importing,  One  trial  will  convince the  most  sceptical,  There are some krgiris  ���s   l  We  are  selling  them  at 10  per  cent  above  cost,   and  will    until    further   notice,  We  carry  the  largest  stock  of Paints  and  Oils  in  this  part   of   the    Provinces  ia fact  too  large  because  we  want  to  make room for  Spring  stock.  1-1  1 ��  It  I  HARDWARE  m9    M ERGH ANTS,  Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, Granite and Tinware, Carpenters' and Miners' Tools,  Ore Cars and Rails, Powder and Steel, Paints and Oils, Sashes and Doors,,  Water Pipes and Fixtures. All kinds of Tirismithing, Plumbing, and Furnace Work.  i?azv8&ms2^sB2Z3tuiJimsa^ijwwna.\saB*Baiamsam  Of Montreal  MANUFACTURERS     OF  astmg am  $&  ^if  '/if  s'���������Fttse; ������  'Af  g Powders  lastiM * ABBaratus.  Works at  HAMILTON,  ONT,  BELOEIL,  QUEBEC  WAVERLEY,  N, S,  Agencies in British Columbia :  Victoria, Vancouver,  Nanaimo, Nelson,  Kaslo, Sandon.  And all the principal towns in Canada,  tga^*^**  ||||fff^?f  f||f|||||f|  \r' If  I  V. &'��� '  >f -^  iU.��*^  GREENWOOD GITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps* From this  new   town  roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD.  LONG   LAKE,  DEADWOOD,  SUM MIT a  SKYLARK,  '���$&$&$$  W&&&  WHITE  AND  ATWOOD,  ELLINGTON   and   SMITH  GAMPS  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment  -o-  For price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood or G S, Galloway*  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek,  Or  apply  to  the  Agents?  C.  F/.CO'STERTON,  Vernon,  E,C  A. 'K.'  STUARF,  Vancouver. 3i ���*���  And a Discount of 1  We are not only Lowering our Prices but in future  will give a Cash Discount of 10 per cent, on all  lines of Dry Goods, Clothing, Men s Furnishings, Hats  and  Caps,  Boots  and   Shoes,  Your  dollar  will  buy  just  as much  as  any   other  mans  dollar,   and * as   we  use  For the purpose of ascending or descending according  to .** the size" of our Customer, you can see at a  glance just what the goods will cost you, AH goods  marked in plain figures. Deduct Ten Cents on the  Dollar  and  you  will  note  what  you  save  for  Cash,  We  solicit  your  trade,  DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE,  \c  '('.'��������� *'.' p  I  I  ���i  !  i  V i  SATURDAY, JANUARY 15. 1898.  fj A  6  '?/*>  '*t  m)  o  T37ee  [ournaf  PUBLISHED AT GREENWOOD,  B.C.  ^r*.' SB  Ml  I  -til  H  'iA  M  H  Mi  In  fact  the  most  complete  stock  in  Southern  Yale, Crockery from the Individual  to   the  Mammoth;     Hotel  Men  can  do  better   with  us   in Glass  Ware   than   importing,.  One  trial  will  convince the  most  sceptical,  There are some Bargains left yet in CUT GLASS WARE. Come and see for yourself.  .a-  As  ���1  ?5?  m  'El  We are selling them at 10 per cent, above cost and will until further notice,  We carry the largest stock of Paints and Oils in this part of the Provinces  in  fact  tod  large  because  we  want to  make  room for  Spring  stock,  HARDWARE  MERCHANTS,  Dealers m? Hardware, Stoves, Granite and Tinware, Carpenters'' and Miners' Tools,  Ore Cars and Rails, Powder and Steel, Paints and Oils, Sashes and Doors,  Water Pipes and Fixtures; All kinds of Tinsmithing, Plumbing, and Furnace Work.  i8��T����wamigBgEgggjtf��>Uttj^Uflafc.����a  ��te  Montreal  MANUFACTURERS     QJF  ��ty****"-  dealers*  .'Af  V  ��, * I  0k  I 'Af  7  'Af  Works at  ~^%*<9  HAMILTON,  ONT.  BELOEIL,  QUEBEC,  WAVERLEY, "N. S.  NANAIMO,  B, C.  -~^MtQ  ���<*o��  a  M  X 6.-  WW  s  ?????!  porting rowaers  ���sit?  4&  i;.i,-  Agencies in British Columbia :  Victoria, Vancouver,  Nanaimo, Nelson.  Kaslo, Sandon,  And all the principal towns in Canada,  ^tto^-���  ��flu*  ^  eg**"���  ��&'���-  ^S,^   >4fc  13  f|||||||  m?  <     ^S  ��!*/ &A  J  O     y,  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Iii  Vol, III,  GREENWOOD, B,C��� SATURDAY; JANUARY 15, 1898.  71  No. 19.  A ss I  TRAITOROUS    CONDUCT.  *Y*H3��, secretary of the recently organized Bouiidar}-  Creek Mining- & Commercial Association is also  the Greenwood correspondent of the Vancouver  News-Advertiser. One would suppose that since  he voluntarily consented to act as secretary of  such an association he fully endorsed the purposes for which it was organized and the manner in which that organization was brought about. The  members of the association will therefore be surprised that  in a recent correspondence to the News-Advertiser, dated  Greenwood, December 28th, the following- extraordinary  paragraph*appears :p  "Bidding- adieu for the time to sentiment aud  turning- to  the dry happening's  of business  life, the formation   of an  association, designed to be useful, has now to be chronicled.  Unfortunately,   though,   the  new  Boundary Creek Mining  and  Commercial Association  has  been  brg-anized   almost  al tog-ether  by the  comparatively   few  residents of Greenwood instead of by men from the different parts of the district.    That  is   one  characteristic  of  certain  residents of  Greenwood���they   are  narrow   and   somewhat   selfish.    It  would have been an easy matter to  have  arranged  for the  , presence of representative men   from  Midway,  Anaconda,  and other parts of the district, but beyond asking- one Anaconda resident who was casually met in Greenwood the previous day, to attend the meeting-, no earnest effort was made  to make it a district organization.'    This same narrow spirit  was uppermost at the meeting-  for, with   three  exceptions,  the officers and committee  are all  Greenwood  men- andaat  least one of those from outside the town was not first  asked  whether or not it would be agreeable  to  himself  to fill the  office  alotted   to  him.    The   list is as follows:    President,  Mr. Thos. Hardy ; Vice-Presidents, Messrs. F. Keffer, ( Anaconda ), W. H. Norris, ( Midway), and D. Ross ; Secretary,  Mr. ID. Jacobs ; Treasurer, Mr. Geo. R. Naden ;   Committee,  Messrs. A. S. Black,   C.  S.   Galloway,   G. A. Guess, W. M.  L/aw, (Anaconda), J. W. Nelson, M. J.   Phelan, R.  Smailes,  W. T. Smith, and Robert Wood.    This gives twelve  Greenwood residents on the committee out of a  total  of  fifteen.  This unequal   representation has  already   occasioned  the  feeling- that the organization is a Greenwood  rather than a  district one, and  its  usefulness  is  therefore somewhat impaired from the start.    The constitution of the  old association of the same name, which died last spring- as a result of  the dissatisfaction at its being- run by only  a  few  persons  rather than the larger number to which the manag-ement of  its affairs had been nominally entrusted, was read and after  some alterations  and  amendments  had   been  made,   was  adopted.    The first section of this constitution reads as follows :    "The object of the association shall be���the furtherance of all mining- and commercial interests and the advanc-  m'entof all enterprises having- for  their  object  the benefit  of the city and all subsidiary camps.    To include   advertising-, entertaining- likely investors, the drawing- up and  presentment of petitions for obtaining-  any concessions   from  the g-overnments or appointment of deleg-ates, as may seem  desirable."    A low membership fee was paid and it was decided to hold fortnightly general meetings  and  committee  meetings whenever required."  The above paragraph is strikingly unique because only a  man who has a genius for cleverly damning those interests  he is supposed to advocate could have condensed so much  that is false and vicious and traitorous to the district in so  small a space.  The harm which the publication of such an article will do  is incalculable. Mr. Jacobs, the author, has no influence  and is not important but his contributions to the press have  and are ; not because they contain anything meritorious but  because the editor of the News-Advertiser is indiscreet  enough to allow that widely circulated newspaper to be the  medium through which he gives vent to his personal antagonisms and disparages an institution that was organized for  no purpose other than to promote the interests of Boundary  Creek district.  If the false impression gets  abroad   that   the   Boundary  Creek Mining & Commercial Association is a tool in the  hands of a selfish clique instead of being an institution representing the commercial and mining men of the district,  then its influence is nil. If governments and legislatures  believe the paragraph in the News-Advertiser and are convinced that the Boundary Creek Mining & Commercial Association does not represent the people of Boundary Creek  district, every resolution which it may pass, every petition  to which the signatures of its members are attached, eve^  memorial which it may forward will, carry no weight.  That the correspondent of a respectable newspaper would  wantonly attempt to nullify, the influence of such an association would be,strange, but when that newspaper correspondent is the secretary of the association and almost his  first act is to publicly denounce it as a tool in the hands of a  selfish clique, his conduct is inexplicable.  To show how preposterously absurd are the contentions  in the paragraph one has only to read the reference to the  officer who was never asked whether it would be agreeable  to him to fill the office to which he was appointed. Now  who had the right to choose officers for an association before  it was organized ? If any one had attempted to do such a  thing* he would very probably be open to the charge that  he was arrogating to himself the powers of the association.  It is no insult to any man to be elected to an office in a public association, and he has the right to refuse such an office.  The slighting reference to the " comparatively few .residents of Greenwood " was entirely uncalled for and in no  way justifiable. EJvery resident of Anaconda, every resident of Midway will admit that for population and commercial importance Greenwood is entitled to greater consideration than to be dubbed the city of the comparatively few.  Almost too silly to be seriously considered is the contention that too many of the officers of the association are residents o:f Greenwood. In all associations of this nature, representing people in different towns and in a large area, it  has been found necessary to have the majority of the officers  residents of the town in which the meetings are held in  order to insure a quorum at the meetings of the directors.  No one excepting a breeder of dissension could possibly  object to such an arrangement and we dp not believe that  any one in the district does object excepting Mr. Jacobs.  The Boundary Creek Mining & Commercial Association  does represent the people of Boundary Creek district. It is  not controlled by any clique and its meetings are attended  by representative business men of Midway, Anaconda and  Greenwood as well as b}' those who have extensive mining-  interests in the district.  In justice to the people of Boundary Creek district who  for years have fought bravely and unitedly to secure justice  for the district, the News-Advertiser ought to make every  effort to counteract the influence of the report that has been  so extensively circulated and received such prominence in  its columns.  As for the Boundary Creek Mining & Conimercial Association its course is clear. Under no circumstance should  one of its most important offices be held by a man who has  so clearly demonstrated that he is designedly or fatuously a  traitor to its interests.  i'f  iif  iif  LICENSING   COURT.  As the applicants for hotel licenses had not fully complied  with the instructions of the commissioner, the adjourned  meeting of the court was further adjourned until 10 o'clock  to-day when the court will sit for the purpose of granting-  licenses. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  CATITAL $1^00,000;  In   1,500,006 ��� shares of $1 each; of whtclr Treasury   Stock.  0***tOt*9*U+9*at>&*9>9<Gt*��M9>9 <0> P <*��� 0 <0�� 0 <��0�� PSgfr 0-<  '������:' ��� ���''���': ',. ��itecfows:  G.   ARTHUR  RENDELL ,..........:......:.......   :........:......Present.  S.   S.   FOWLER,   A.B.,EMr......:.........   ���...:. ...Vice^Presamt.  D.   A.   HOLBROOK- ....;  .......Manager.  thos. /McDonnell c. ^e. shaw,  c.e., p.l:s.  'bank of {montreal, vernon, b.c.  ��i��<a�� ��<���>�����������'�� <�������*> <w <�����>������<����� a <a����<��w*<H����>��'^������<��  rrpHE COMPANY'S  mineral  claims now number  14, of which 12 adjoin   and  form  a  compact  group  situate   in  H(       Providence   Camp,   Boundary   Creek.     Development work is in progress on three of these, viz. the D. A.,,  vi      G. A. R., and O. B. claims, each giving promise of good results.;/'"  ��?�����  '*�����>  HEAD OFFICE  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  Correspondence Invited^  E. JXCCFBS,   Secretary and  Treasurer.*  T  4  T  T  ;  A  T  8  0  Y  0  A  0  A  a  r  ��  A  e  ��  A  T  0  0  ��  T  0  A  f  0  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW, ��     :  PLANING   AND  ;���','        /nOULDING MILLS  Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanayan Lake.  ���   -    ' :__&v&   '/,f  Owning- extensive timber limits on  Mabel lake contain ing- some of the finest  Cedar to be found in the. Interior, we  are prepared to fill all orders for Factory work reasonably, expeditiously  and of as g-ood material as can be had  at the. Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.  ���*:�����-  Af  8C  fit  T  0  A  u  I  A  e  T  0  t  I  I  I  0  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on E��atents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munu & 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.  8W..BS & Co.361Broadwaylle..  "Branch Office, 625 F St., Washington, D*. C.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereb3r given that application  will be made to tiie Legislative Assembly of the Province pf British Columbia at its  next session for an Act to incorporate The  Mountain Tramway & Electric Company, with  power to construct, acquire and operate ropeways and tramways for transportation of  freig-ht from points on or near the Nakusp &���  Slocau Railway and branches thereof to mines  and mineral claims'iu the. McGuig-ah Camp aud  Whitewater Basin, aud elsewhere in the district throug-h which said railway and branches  pass or will pass, and from points on the Columbia & Kooteua3- Railway, Crow's Nest Line,  constructed or to be constructed, and branches  thereof in the mining- districts of East and  West Kootenay, to mines and mineral claims  in , the district throug-h which the said  Railwa\-s and branches respectfull\7 pass or  will pass : and to construct, acquire and operate works and plant to g-enerate and supple-  heat, lig-ht and electric^ in the said districts  aud elsewhere in the province, and to dispose  of such heat, lig-ht aud electricity ; and to acquire and hold all kinds of real and personal  property, tog-ether with the power to expropriate lauds and all other powers and privileg-es  that may be necessao', incidental or advantageous to the full exercise of the powers hereinbefore mentioned.  Dated this 14th da3- of December, 1897.  Davis, Marshall, McNeil & Abbott,  67-7 Solicitors for Applicants.  NOTICE,  MOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made "to the Parliament of  Canada at the next session thereof for an Act  to incorporate a Company to construct and  maintain a railway from a point on the International Boundary Line at or near Cascade  City, British Columbia, thence in a western-  direction, followiug- the valley of the Kettle  river to a point on the said Boundary Line at  or near Carson : also from another point on the  said Boundary Line at or near Midway, thence  northerly, following- the valley of Boundary  creek to a point about, twenty miles north of  Midway ; with power to construct aud maintain branch lines, and at the said Boundary  Line to connect with aud to operate the whole  iu .conjunction with the railway line of the  Spokane Falls & Northern Railway Company,  with power to the company to construct, operate and maintain telegraph, and telephone lines  as well for commercial purposes as the business  of the railway: and for all other necessary and  usual powers.  Dated the 4th-day of December, A.D. 1897.  BODWELL, IRVING & DUFF.  67-7 Solicitors for Applicants.  SQUARE   HOUSE.  Ul  ft:  o  (0  Greenwood City, B.C.  '4f  Geo. E. Seymouk & Co., Props.  'Af  First-class  Accommodation.  Stag-es  from all parts pass the  door.  SQUARE   TREATMENT.  to  0  c:  m  u  o  m  CO  Financial and Insurance Agent  ? (rtofarg (pufiCtc i  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT   FOK  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Ro3ral Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The Loudon & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Iusu ranee Companj- of North America-  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building- & Loan Association.  APPRAISER  FOK  The CanadaPermaueutLoau & Saving's Co.  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  li-.t      RsKFBCT FIT GUARANTEED. 'j��A'if}3$-:.fAi.  ���"*$.  t M E   )��b U N D A R Y   C R E E K    TI ME S.  dttta  MUNICIPAL   ELECTIONS.  The electors of the city of Greenwood move rather slowly in municipal  matters and consequently it wras not  until the day of nomination that any  great interest was shown in the election. Sufficient nominations for aldermen were received to make an election  necessary. His Worship, Mayor Wood,  was ag-ain elected by acclamation.  His nomination papers were sig-ned by  G. Arthur Rendell and G. R. Naden.  The following were the nominations  received for aldermen: Wm. Berry  Paton, accountant; proposed by M. J.  Phelan and Robert Wood.  James Kerr,merchant,  proposed by  G. Arthur Rendell and Robert Wood.  -. 'L,.' S. Moulton  Barrett proposed by  Jno. A. Crawford and D. R. McElmon.  Chas. Scott Galloway, engineer, proposed by W. J. Harber and Iy. S. Moulton Barrett.  Alexander Cameron, miner, proposed by T. M. Gulley, John A. Crawford  and Dunpan C. McRaeV  T^van Perry, hotel keeper, proposed  by D. Ca McRae, Alex Cameron and  John A. Crawford.  G. Arthur Rendell, merchant, proposed by D.  C." McRae and M.J. Phelan.  Geo. A. Guess, assayer, proposed by  -Geo. R. Naden and Thos. Miller.  M. J. Phelan, merchant, proposed by  Robert    Wood    and   William     Berry  .���.Paton...'...''.'  After the nominations were declared  closed by returning officer A. S. Black,  His Worship, Mayor Wood, in response  to repeated calls briefly addressed those  present. He thanked the electors for  the honors conferred on him. It was  indeed gratifying to find that he had  no opposition. He accepted the nomination because he has some time at  his disposal and he would endeavor to  occupy that time in the best interests  of the city.    (Applause.)  The candidates for aldermen then  addressed the electors briefly.  THE   RESULT.  Owing to the fact that the mayor  had been elected by acclamation and  that Messrs.. Rendell and Guess had  withdrawn from the contest but little  interest was taken in the election for  aldermen. With only seven cah.dida.tes  and six to be elected there was but little room for opposition. Up to eleven  o'clock only two votes were polled.  About noon a few straggling voters  came in, but as will be seen from the  result many of the 100 possible voters  in the city did not take sufficient interest in the election to record their  votes. The counting of the ballots  was an easy, matter and Returning  Officer A. S. Black announced the result as follows :  Galloway, C. Scott ..36  Paton, W. B. .......28  Kerr, James - 24  Barrett, I*. S.  Moulton.... : 21  Phelan, M. J 20  Parry, Evan... 18  Cameron, Alex 16  The first six were therefore declared  elected. Only 39 votes were polled out  of a possible 103.   Use Laly brand sterilized cream.  One-third larger than any other and  a better article. We guarantee it.  Rendell & Co.  Minstrel   Entertainment.  Standing room was decidedly at a  premium, in Rendell & Co's. hall oh  Friday evening, when the Greenwood  Minstrel Club gave their entertainment. The receipts will be devoted to  a charitable purpose.  In North Yale.  Mr. F. J. Deane, the talented editor  of the Inland Sentinel, has been chosen  by the Opposition in North Yale as  their standard-bearer in the coming  election. The selection was made at a  representative convention recently held  in Kamloops. Mr. Deane is a popular  gentleman, has the courage of his convictions, and will put up an aggressive  fight against Hon. G. B. Martin, the  present representative for the district.  County Court.  A sitting of the county;court was  held at Midway yesterday, His Honor  Judge Spinks presiding. The docket  was a long ont, but the majority of the  cases were of little public interest.  In the case of W. T. Smith and Farrell & Midgeon vs. E. Spragget, a nonsuit by consent was entered.  Meyer vs. Garland: Adjourned to  await decision of supreme court.  Cunningham vs. Postill estate : Adjourned to Vernon.  Greer vs. Norris, claim for wages ; a  counter claim was made for damages.  Judgment for plaintiff ; decision reserved as to amount of damages.  Jermyn vs. Guess, re new trial : Security for $300 by bond.  The Winnipeg.  The treasury stock of the Winnipeg  Mining Co. is selling rapidly, there  being a great demand for this stock  among the financial men of the east.  The latest sale reported is to a wealthy  manufacturer at Mansfield, Ohio, who  purchased a large block of treasury  stock. The work at the mine is very  satisfactory. The machinery is running smoothly and good progress is  being made with the shaft.  An Enterprising Agent.  Mr. R. F. Mendenhall, the general  agent for the Jenckes Machine Co.  and the Canadian Rand Drill Co., with  headquarters at Rossland, arrived in  Greenwood Friday and will remain  here during the week. Mr. Mendenhall has met with flattering success in  placing plants in the Boundary Creek  district, four out of the five steam  plants here having been purchased  from him. For an agent he is a modest g-entleman and attributes his success to the fact that his companies advertise in The Boundary Creek  Times. But with this ought be  coupled the fact that Mr. Mendenhall  is a rustler who keeps himself informed as to where machinery is required.  It is quite probable that he may sell  one or more plants before leaving  Greenwood. Mr. Mendenhall was  greatly pleased with the substantial  appearance of Greenwood and he fully  intends to establish a branch agency  here at an early date.  Stationery.  Domestic & Imported Cigars, Pipes.  Fruits and Candies.  Toys,  Leather  Goods,  Cutlery,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  Greenwood Book Store,  9        GOVERNMENT ST.  A. K. Manly, Robert Hewitt and  Peter McCallum were nominated for  mayor in Grand Forks. Before election  day Hewitt withdrew from the contest,  and, Mr. McCallum was elected mayor  over Mr. Manly.  Mr. Anderson, A. C. P. R. freight  agent spent several days in Greenwood  this week attempting to smooth over  freight difficulties. He met with indifferent success.  FFICE    IARIES.  Ledgers, Minute Books,  Journals, Counter Books,  Indexes, Etc., Etc., Etc.  ��*~~-ai���^  SMITH & McRAE'S,  Books, Stationery, Wall Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  Copper Street, Greenwood.  ~ FOR   SALE.  K KILNQF BRICK near Anaconda, con-  JTIl. taining- from 60,000 to 70,000 bricks. A  barg-ain.���Apply to  EWING   KEIGHTLEY,  68 Midway, B.C.  TENDERS.  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to January 18th for the sinking-  on the " CO.D." mineral claim in Long Lake  camp, a shaft 50 feet, 5x9 feet in the clear, and  to be timbered for the first 12 feet.  R. W. MACFARLANE.  Greenwood, B.C..  January 5th, 1898. 70-3  Delicious  Toothsome  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  A\. E. ERAZEE,  Hamill Block Copper Street.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  To Subscribe for any of the Leading Magazines  Write for Rates to  MIDWAY  B.G  FRUIT 4* PRESERVING * COMPANY,  Victoria,    B, G,  -MANUFACTURERS   OF  Candies,   Mincemeat,   Orange,   Citron  and I^emon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar.  -o-  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and Best-Selling  Goods in Canada. ��Mim��ammMBai��ireWmrc  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ^/m^aa^ex^^a'jxan^r'*"nrr.'iiyi7rn>riit~ntrinna  RAILWAY  MATTERS.  The Times hastens to congratulate  the people of Grand Forks upon the  success of the public meeting recently  beld in that town. In the past Grand  Forks "meetings have usually been  " characterized . by ��� a selfish provincialism which was calculated to antago-  ^ nize those who would otherwise be in  sympathy with and support the objects  for which meetings were called. At  the recent meeting however, the speakers discussed 'railway matters from a  general standpoint. The speeches of  Mr. Armstrong- and Mr. Hay which,  are/published ina condensed form, in  the Grand Forks Miner contained some  .strong arguments in favor of encouraging Corbin's systems of railways.  While the meeting was  undoubtedly  a success  and  demonstrated  that the  people of Grand Forks and vicinity are  keenly alive to the   necessity for energetic action, we cannot  help  thinking  that Mayor  Manly   acted  unwisely in  so frequently making public   Mr.   Corbin's  wishes  and  suggesting that because  Mr.   Corbin   desired   a   certain  thing the people should urge that it be  granted.    Now it   strikes. �� us. forcibly  that the voice of the people would have  greater influence if Mr. Corbin did not  figure  so prominently   at meetings of  this character.    The  people of Boundary   Creek   and   neighboring  districts  desire   railway  connection   with   Mr.  Corbin's system, not because  Mr. Corbin wishes  such   a  connection but because the interests of the  country   demand    it.     Mr.   Corbin   is   a  railway  ", builder not a patriotic citizen of South  "yale.who would lose money in building  a railway to open up the district.  The Times voices the sentiment of  nine-tenths of the people of the district  when it states that Mr. Corbin should  , be granted a charter because construction of his road will do much to promote the interests of the district and  the country. It should be solely on  these grounds that the agitation for  the road should be continued. Mr.  " Corbin's wishes should publicly receive  but slight consideration and Mr. Corbin is too astute a railway promoter  not to appreciate this fact.  Mr. Hallett Won.  A case of considerable importance  was tried at Grand Forks on Tuesday  last, the plaintiff being Mayor Manly  of Grand Forks and the defendant Mr.  I. H. Hallett of Greenwood. The case  had been before the court for some  time and was postponed in October  last until the present sitting of the  county court.  The case arose out of the sale of the  lot on Copper street upon which Miller  Bros.' jewelry shop stands.  Mayor Manly who gave evidence in  his own behalf claimed that during  1896 Mr. Hallett acted as his solicitor  and drew up a mortgage from E. W,  McDowell in his (Manly's) favor on  lot 35, block 8, Greenwood City, and  that afterwards Mr. Hallett obtained a  conveyance of the lot subject to the  mortg-age from   McDowell to   himself  the  of  o-  Statement of Revenue  Receipts  and Expenditure for the  Year   ending   31st   of   December,   1897:  RECEIPTS.  To Sundry License Fees.'.   , "'. Rebate on Taxes, etc., from Provincial Treasurer........   $235 00  128 06  S363 06  Balance, Bank of Montreal :  Temporary  Loan and Interest S509 75  Overdraft���:......'...:....:. ���.:.-.::"...   23S 00  ib  ��1,110 81  u  It  EXPENDITURE.  By Expenses of Incorporation1:..:..!.......  Street Work............ ..^...:... .,.......:...  Board of Health���Sauitar.v Officer..  Care of Sick in Hospital..    Printing-,   Advertising-   and  Office  Charg-es ..v.. :.  Mineral Exhibit at Spokane Fruit  Fair...: ....:. ...: ......  .......  Rent....... .......:.   Leg-al Expenses...............................:  Bank Interest...    Salary���City Clerk   Office Furniture   $ 250 00  119 70  3000  241 50 '  145 61 ���...-  50 00  40 50  10 00  9 75  150 00  63" 75  $1,110 81 .  ��*[����� ��,����. ��Sfc  ''tf       ?4f       f'f  BALAHGE   SHEET  Showing- Assets and L/iabilities of the Corporation of the City of Greenwood on  . December 31st, 1897:  ,;    ASSETS. ..-������  Office Furniture.. ..........$ 63 75  Balance....'.;....[......: .:.���......:......,.... 684 00  ��747 75  CONTINGENT   ASSET.  Probable refund for care of Sick  $241 50  Duncan Ross, City Clerk.  Greenwood, B.C., Jahuary:5th, 1898.  LIABILITIES.  Bank of Montreal...0.   $747 75  ROBERT WOOD, Mayor.  ',, (Hallett).    The gist  of Manly's claim  Was that as solicitor or agent for Manly Hallett had  no right   to  secure the  . lot in his  own   name   and that he held  the lot as trustee for Manly.  Mr. A. S. Black who appeared for  Mr. Hallett, subjected Manly to a rigid  cross-examination and the latter admitted that previous to the commencement of the suit, he had conveyed all  his interest in the lot to Miller Bros.  He also admitted that in December of  1896, he and McDowell visited Hal-  -. left's office and he agreed that on payment of the mortgage money and interest and $29 by McDowell making $300  in. all he would execute a release of the  mortg-age and would surrender to McDowell a note of his, Manly then  held.    :  His Honor, Judge Spinks, held that  these admissions were fatal to Mr.  Manly's case and that it was unnecessary, to call further witnesses. The  fact that Manly went with McDowell  to Hallett's office to make the arrangement mentioned showed that he believed the transfer to Mr. Hallett to be a  valid one, and if this were not the case  the fact that Manly transferred all his  interest in the lot to Miller Bros., left  him Without cause for action. His  Honor, Judge Spinks therefore granted  a non-suit ag-ainst Manly.  Owing to the non-suit, it was unnecessary to call witnesses for the defence. Mr. Hallett's claim was that  he was not acting- as solicitor or agent  for Manly at the time he purchased the  lot from McDowell and that he had  the right to obtain the lot from McDowell subject to the mortgage.  Mr. Cavlev appeared for Manly and  Mr. Black for Mr. Hallett.  Boundary CreeK Mining & Milling Co.,  Limited Liability-  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that the Annual  General Meeting- of the Shareholders in  the Compairy will be held at the office of the  Compan3T, Greenwood City, B.C.,  On Thursday, the 20th day of January, 1898  at the hour of 3 o'clock i n the afternoon.  Busieess :  (1) Receipt ,of the report of the Directors  and of the Auditor for the 3rear ending- December 31st, 1897.  (2) Election of the Board of five Directors  for the ensuing- year.  (3) Aii3r other business connected with the  affairs.of the conipaii3r that ma3r properl3r be  transacted at the meeting-.  Dated at Greenwood City, B.C., this 31st da\-  of December, 1897. ���"'.. ;  By order of the Directors.  E. JACOBS, Secretary.  Note.���By-law No. 9 requires that "The  register book of the company for the trailsfer  of stock shall be closed twent3' da3Ts previous  to the Annual General Meeting- or any Special  General Meeting-." No transfers of stock in.  the company can therefore be registered between Januairy 1st and 20th, 1898, both &a.yn inclusive. -   " 69-3  Established 1862.  ^^fifcKVWcvvw-.  Manufacturers of Furni"  ture, Upholstery, etc, X  Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throug-hout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, prompts filled, as we have  the  11 PROVINCE.  'Af  'Af  *%  ���ii'7  Write us for Catalog-ue and Price List.  'Af  'Af  '/If  VICTORIA,   B.C, THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  1  In a few weeks we are expecting a large stock of Spring Goods. Our premises being limited as to space, we are about to make our Customers���the  general public���an offer which surpasses anything ever offered in the Boundary  Greek district. Until the end of January, to all purchasers of CI/OTHIHG we  will give a discount of  retail prices. All our goods are marked in Plain Figures, and for every'.Dollar's:  worth, purchased we return you Fifteen Cents. A great feature about our goods  is : No Old Stock!. All this Season's goods. See our Clothing Window- this  month. We hereunder mention a few articles which you can purchase, with the  allowance of Fifteen Cents on the Dollar off :   .  Men's & Boys' Woollen Underclothing  Men's Flannel Underclothing,  Sweaters  Men's Wool Shirts  Tweed Shirts  '-."'     Serge  Shirts  L/adies' Wool Gloves and Mitts  Boys'  Men's    ���;;" :,    ;; /" ���'���.'���'  Men's  Buckskin  Gloves- and  Mitts  .-iVadies'. Felt Slippers  Ivaclies'   Boots  and   Shoes  Men's and Youths' Pants  Boys' Suits and Overcoats-  Men's  Suits' Men's   Socks  Eadies'   and  Children's  Hose  Men's and  Youths'   Mackinaws  Men's   and   Boys'   Hats   and   Caps  Men's, and   Boys'   Boots   and   Shoes-  Etc,        Etc.,        Etc.  Men's and Boys'Night Shirts ���  All mail orders receive prompt attention. Write us for prices on any of above  lines, or enclose cash and we ..will-forward goods to your address, plainly marked, so that  you can see our allowance of Fifteen per cent. Discount (15c. on the dollar). This is a  Cash offerand '"only, holds good till the last day of January.  Address   vour   orders   or  call  at  the Drug Store,  GREENWOOD.  P.S.-^A full line of Groceries, Eggs, Butter, Hams, Bacon, Salt Pork, etc., always in stock.  Special  Prices  given   for  quantities. ,  Golden Crown Machinery.  Bassett's teams succeeded at last in  hauling the greater portion of the machinery for the Golden Crown mine to  Greenwood. Part of the machinery  was hauled to the mine, but the boiler  and other heavy portions are still in  Greenwood and Anaconda. Mr. Collins, the managing director of the company, has refused to accept the machinery from the Ingersoll-Sergeant  Co. This refusal is based on the fact  that the Ingersoll Company agreed to  deliver the machinery in Marcus over  two months ago and that the plant  does not come up to the specifications  in the contract. The Brandon & Golden Crown Company and the Ingersoll  Company are now attempting to make  satisfaction arrangements, but unless  this is done the Brandon & Golden  Crown Compaii3'r will immediately  place the order with another firm. The  Ingersoll Company are holding the  C.P.R. responsible for the non-delivery  of the plant within the time specified,  and it is quite possible that the outcome of the tangle will* be an interest-  ins: lawsuit.  T   '  .J. A  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B.C,  ^if  '/if  '/if  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining- Men.        Best of Wines, I/iquors and Cigars..  -��� I/rvERY Stablb; in connection. ���  '/If  Me.  '/ic  iiv  y  y  rietotv  fci MHwiwggnajBi laaatia  It is reported that Postoffice Inspector Fletcher will shortly make an official tour through'the district.  j  T"0  ���Formerly of Moucton, N.B.���  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  'Af  '/If  '/If  Good'Tools, plenty, of Material,   and  30'years'  Experience in the business.  Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments. Guns.  &c, Repaired.  Anv kind of small -Mechanical Work' done. '  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, lykjnors aud Cigars.  Good    Stabi.ino. THE  RY   CREEK   TIMES.  WINERS and::  PROSPECTORS  should Wear : :  sHolden Co.'s  * _ **  "Columbia  " Kootenay "  " Vancouver "  All of which are First-class Foot Wear.  Qgfounfc<tt��-.'Cro8 &imt8  PUBUSHED  liV  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing:  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross   ...... Editor.  W. J. Hakbek... :...... -.. -...-..Manag-er.���  'Advertising* Rates are One Dollar per inch  per month. Iveg-al notices, 10c. and 5c. per line.  No-.-" quack "��� or remed3' ads. inserted at any  price. Subscriptions are due in advance ; other  accounts payable monthly.  Address all communications to  ,/  Thi; Times,  ';;������'��� Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, $2.00 per Yeak, in'.' Advance  SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 1898.  FOR   CASH   ONLY.  .On and after January 1st, 1898, all Job Work  must be paid for on delivery.'- The; number of  accounts accumulating- on our books renders  this rule absolutely- necessarv.  THE   PUBLIC   MEETING.  A public  meeting  was held in Rendell & Go's,   hall on   Wednesday evening when several of the  candidates for  alderman   addressed  the   electors who  were present.    Mayor Wood was voted  to the chair and after  stating   that  as  his election was over, it  was unnecessary for him to speak at length he called upon, Aid. C."S. Galloway.   Aid Galloway said that as far as he  could see  there was no great,municipal question  to divide the views of the candidates or  the electors.    Ivast  year's  council did  their work  without wrangling.    They  reasoned together  and  transacted the  business of the city  in a  business like  way.    If fortunate enough to be elected  he would   strive   to   have the greater  business of this year transacted   in   a  similar   way.    There  were  of   course  several improvements needed  and the  first duty of the council was to  decide  the best means of making a necessary  -, loan. ���>.-   .  Aid.   Phelan   stated   that   the most  striking-  feature    about   the   meeting  was that  there was  not party feeling  and no g-rave issue before the  people.  He was strongly .of-the opinion that no  money   should   be   expended   on Twin  Creek until such time  as  a competent  engineer   had   declared  the   utility of  such a course and  the  water had been  analyzed.    He     also   referred   to   the  license question and held that while he  got all the   blame   for  the   license, for  peddlers other members of the council  voted for the   license.    Aid.   Galloway  for     instance    had   spoken    stronglj'-  against  the   $25   license   fee   but had  furthered   a  by-law to place a   tax   of  S2.50 on every load a  peddler  brought  into   the  city.    Aid.   Phelan   believed  that when merchants of the city had to  pay taxes to the corporation and to the  government, those from the outside to  enter into competition should also pay  some share of the taxation. Aid. Phelan did not believe in the strings being  drawn so tightly with reference to  hotel keepers that they would be aggravated into disobej'ing the law. There  was reason in all things.  Mayor Wood then addressed the  electors briefly urging them to work  together in the interests of the city.  Aid. Galloway explained his position  with reference to licenses. He opposed the excessive license tax for peddlers. He gave notice to introduce a  by-law to tax dogs but at the request of  the city clerk who drafted the by-law  he included licenses to save the expense  of advertising- two different by-laws.  The fee in the by-law at present does  not increase the tax on peddlers.  Mr. C. J. McArthur spoke briefly  against the: tax on peddlers. He was  in favor of free trade and believed that  the families of the city were opposed  to taxing those who brought them fresh  fruits, eggs, .etc. ;  Mr; Ralph Smailes believed that it  was scarcely fair to allow hawkers to  sell goods in the city without any taxes  while those who had invested from  $15,000 to $20,000 in��the city had to pay  taxes to maintain the city.  Mr. J. W. Powell was opposed to expending money on Twin Creek. People could insure their houses and if they  burnt down, they could build others.  Mr. McRae mildly suggested ,,-, that  Mr. Powell was in collusion with Mr.  Naden in the insurance business. He  also discussed the license question from  the business man's point of view.  Mr. Naden repudiated the partnership with Mr. Powell. He would be  pleased to g-et all the insurance but  would say that if the town grew up  without waterworks no company would  take risks. He described the effective  water system at Trail from a stream  no larger than Twin Creek.  Mr. Miller thought a strong opposition a healthy thing in the council. He  would like to have heard more explanations from intending- candidates on the  question of borrowing money, waterworks, sanitary arrangements, building streets, etc.  After other speakers had discussed  matters briefly a vote of thanks to the  chair brought the meeting to a close.  During the meeting Messrs. Rendell  and Guess announced that they had  withdrawn from the contest. Both  these gentleman had no desire for municipal honors and only allowed themselves to be nominated because it was  feared there would not be enough candidates to insure   a   sufficient  number  of  aldermen.    Now that   there   were  sufficient  good   men in the  field they  felt     at   liberty   to withdraw     their  names. .  In addition to the Snowshoe, Mr. R.  W. Macfarlane acting for Mr. G. D.  MacKay and associates has bonded  another well known group of claims in  Boundar}' Creek district. Owing- to  the fact that negotiations are not finally completed, the particulars of the  deal are withheld until next week.  An   ice   carnival    will   be   held  Greenwood next Friday, evening-.  at  8     H.   HALLETT,  (��<xmstzt, J��oftci(or,  NOTARY   PUBLIC.'  GREENWOOD,   B-0.  FORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Eng-ineers,.  (pvoUncx<x( JStdnb ^utftegor  AND  CIVIT, ENGINEER,  ��� (notary (pufiftc ��� midway,   b.c.  O    W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   CM.,  ':���������.��� BY APPOINTMENT  Resident Physician to Kettle  River District.  Office  Greenwood, B.C.  J.   P.   HARLAN,  SUCCESSOR   TO   W.   W.   GIBBS,'  .";.''/v''*A'S'S;AY.E'R*"': \  GREENWOOD     ~    ~     B. C.  QiiARLES AE. SiiAW,  Civil    Engineer,  <S)omitttpn cm&  (protnttct'af fianb sjur&egdr.  GREENWOOD,       -B.C.  G.   A.  GUESS, M.A.  II. A.  GUESS, '..-MiA..'  uess Bros.  Assayers & Chemists*  Thoroughly familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assay's and analyses of ores, fuelsT  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B. C.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  Qtofdrj (pufflxc, (tttinittcj @.genf  Mining Negotiations Trans act ed.  Office :���Camp McKinney.  N'B.���Some   valuable   Mining-   Properties   in  Camp McKinney^and vicinitj' for disposal.  J  OHN   A.   CORYELL,  a.m., b.c.a.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  . Irrig-atiou Projects, Engineering and Survey  Work, with plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediately attended "to.  Maps and Plans of any portion of Osoyoos  district and mining- camps of KettleRiver Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  co  en  (3 .���  s<J .  <-.  CO  J��  ^  o  Ul  PQ  CO  0  +^  IU  ��s  Q  -o ���  5:  <r  :>  (tj  0  0".  OQ  c.  c  r  a  ��  o  i-  O  T3  CC  So-  o h  ft    Wk  ��?:      o "3  O  <u  <- a  O    g  CO    ��J  "35   ^  & W  a ��>  a  be  <  ���**���*���  '���>��  CS  CO  CO  <  �� t  -5p-.  W. B.'Rickards.  S. Benerman.  AMDWAY,   B.C.,  tmn0 <xnb Re&f Estate Brokers  Fire. Life and Accident Insurance.  AGENTS  EOR J.   & J.  TAYIvOR'S SAFES.  Correspondence Solicited. ,."'%  THE   BOUNDA.RY   GRE��K   11M^ES,  ^1  \��  For those who Pay tfie Bills,  ?6*1  '...:lWe have Men's and Boys' Suits that would cost you anywhere  else in town a good deal more than we are sellihg" them for.  ve ry   Suit we sell is well made and made from the best material.  151^    A special * ��� drive '' in Mackinaw Suits ; they are warm,   durable  and just the thing for the cold weather. :  We carry  in BOOTS  and  SHOES  only the lines of the best manufacturers,  We  have   a  large   assortment,from   the   Finest  Foot-wear   to  Miners'Strong Boots.  A Special Line of Rubber Goods* X    X  A*k,  *  COPPER   STREET     ���  m  ��sfeitl8  The Greenwood City Mercantile Co. has been appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL ��CO/S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you will use no other. Their  brands are "Hungarian, " "XXXX,", "Strong Bakers', " "Economy,"  and ''Superfine. " The flour is made from w4ieat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made b)^ the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan   Flour  Mill  Co. >. Flour  is  THE  BEST !  /)::,-w-:  ' L*&*  |4nN#^  *  ^  ft  K  i ������fliM&iAjweiflfcja^iyaM.Jt5*<ujta^^  The   Council.  While it is to be regretted that the  city has lost the efficient services of  Aldermen Rendell, Hamill and McKenzie, the new council is composed of  business -men who will undoubtedly administer the affairs of the city in an  enterprising- and economical manner.  The election of Mayor Wood by acclamation was to be expected. He has  been so closely identified with the progress of the city, that it was eminently  fitting that there should be no opposition to his again occupying- the position of Chief Magistrate.  The new council will be forced to  deal with several important municipal  matters during the coming- year. It  will be an easy matter to make serious  mistakes but exceedingly difficult to  afterwards make the corrections. Only  by the closest application to civic  affairs can the council hope to successfully carrjr out important public improvements.  Established 1858.  Gold Medal Awarded  At B.'C. Agricultural Exhibition  1895 and 1896.  BISCUIT  MANUFACTURERS,  Medal Awarded  Colonial and Indian Exhibition,  London, 1886.  ,    ES.Vlo  J. PIERCY & CO.  ���25, 27, 29   YATES STREET.  VICTORIA,    ���    B.C,  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing Manufacturers,  Court Boundary, No. 3576, LO.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at'.Green wood  on the first and third Thursda\- evening-s  of every month. Visiting- Members are cordially welcomed.  GEORGE T. MILLER,  Duncan Ross,                  Recording-Secretary.  Chief Ranger. ___    '       45       "  APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereb}- g-iven, that the utider-  sig-ned intend to apply to the License  Commissioners of the Cit^v of Greenwood, at  their next sitting-, for a license to sell liquor by  retail on the premises known as the Greenwood  hotel, on lot 22. block 7, in the Citv of Greenwood, B.C. MICHAEL  MORAN.  THOMAS L. TORMEY  Dated this 10th dav of December, 1897. 66  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturda\'s for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Foncs.  Returning- leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except Monday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdaj-s and Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeng-ers and Express.  %3f' Will sell  throug-h Tickets  to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland. o,  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIM E S,  THE   FREIGHT   QUESTION.  There is. something, loose in the man-.  agement of the C.P.R.   Its officers having   charge  of   the  British   Columbia  end of the line are   enterprising, wideawake business  men   who  voluntarily  would not  allow   the  Boundary   Greek  freight traffic to drift into the wretched  condition  of  the  present  day.    Their  hands -must be tied  or  they  would institute several reforms.    After Mr. G.  McE. Brown's visit to the district last  summer, matters ran  more  smoothly ;  but   for the  past  three  months  they  have   been   gradually   getting-  worse,  until to-day business men have  no  security  that  freight will  be  delivered  and   are, consequently���'* having   their  goods routed by the  Northern  Pacific  and Great Northern.    The C.P.R.   has  no one to blame but  its  own  management if it allows opposition lines to secure the business   of  Boundary   Creek  district.      The   merchants   here  have  turned trade in its  direction   after  receiving   poor   service,   under  promise  that that service would  be  improved.  There can be no excuse  for  the  vexatious delays of  the  past  two  months.  The roads for the greater distance have  been in excellent condition  and goods  should     have    been    delivered    here  promptly; but instead  of  this,  goods  purchased in Toronto  at  ninety  days  have  reached  Greenwood    after   payments have been made. ���<������"'.'.  If the C.P.R. is anxious to secure the  trade it should get a little more business push into its Penticton office. The  company should also have. an enterprising agent located at Greenwood,  ���not a mere automaton who will do  clerical work and nothing more, but a  man who will take some interest in  seeing that the business men of the  district get goods promptly delivered  to them. The C.P.R. Company should  also have its own freight sheds in  Greenwood and be responsible for.the  delivery of goods in the district. Under  present conditions the merchants are  handicapped in many ways. Merchandise is loaded at Penticton by freighters without regard to orders or invoices, and the consequence is that  merchants cannot keep a check on the  wholesale house, because it is sometimes 'months before a full order is delivered and payments must be made  lona: before thev can know whether the  goods delivered agree with the invoices,  If the C.P.R. Company will place a  live representative in the district and  deliver g-oods promptly and at reasonable rates, it will receive the bulk of  the trade : if it allows matters to drift  as at present, the trade will be forced  into other channels.  Mr. J.. J. -Caulfield arrived on Sunday from "Virden, Man., with a carload  of produce, from the prairie province.  Everything- arrived in good condition  and the residents of Greenwood are  now luxuriating in fat, plump chickens  and turkeys, and appetizing pork.  A masquerade carnival was held on  the rink on Monday evening. The  costumes were of a wonderful variety,  having- ban built, front plans  borrowed from ancient history or sug--  g-est.by oddities of modern days. The  ice was in excellent condition arid all  ���spent an enjoyable evening-.  w ���  pi  <9.  i  %  ���1  Rossland.  tnent m  Greenwood.  .L.W.TED    LIABILITY.  QReftf fcefatt <tnb (fining Q0  Financial & Insurance Agents  ^iA  GEO.   R,   NADEN, 'Manager.  %%mmmimmmimmmmmmmmmmm  CONTRACTOR   &   BUILDER, ||  Government   Street,   Greenwood,   B.C.  :'/'f     v'f      Vtf "  : Store Fronts and Fixtures a Specialty  Louis Blue.  A. Fishek.  IV1IL.L.S     AND     YARDS     /VT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda/' B,G,  Manufacturers of Rousrh  and  Dressed  Shingles/'Lath* Mouldings* Sash and, Doors.  ^tf.        jjV��.        jjjji  ''if      v'f      '-iff  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  First-class Accommodation. Good Stabling. Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors.  vamfmxwxjmwafiamfmVjm]*  o you want :a be wing Macsime  If you do, Never Forget that we have placed in  stock with onr other lines of Household Furnishings  some rfRST-OLASSMAOHiNES.Webuy  them direct from the manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at prices to suit the times.  We call vour special attention to our new  MACHINE  Which   can   be  seen   at   our   Store.  J'  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. f  V\  '��  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  W'  The Snowshoe  Re-Bonded.  As was intimated in a recent issue of  The Times the Snowshoe is too valuable a property to remain idle for any  length of time* and consequently when  it became known that Patsy Clark had  thrown up the bond, the owners were  besieged with offers from representatives of capital. Mr. G. D. MacKay  who has already acquired interests in  Boundary Creek being more aggressive  fhan the others, secured the plum and  the Snowshoe is now in his control.  The deal was negotiated by Mr. I.  . H. Hallett and Mr. R. W. Macfarlane,  M. H}., Mr. MacKay's mining expert.  The final papers were signed in Spokane during the visit of Messrs. Hallett  and' Macfarlane in that city. Mr.  Macfarlane went to Vancouver to confer with his principals and will return  in a few days to take charge of the  active development work which will be  carried out on the property.0 The bond  is the largest that has ever been given  for a Boundary Creek property. The  figure is |6S,000. Of this amount 10  per cent, is to be paid in three months,  10 per cent, in six months, 40 per cent,  in 9 months and 40 per cent, in twelve  months. An average of 6 men have to  be kept continuously at work on the  property for six months. Under the  bond work: begins to-day the 15th of  January.  The Snowshoe is so well known and  has been described so of ten in The  Times that it is unnecessary to add  anything here. Its owners are Mayor  Wood who acquired W. W. Gibb's third  interest, Thos. McDonnell and  Robert  Denzler.  Provincial Mineralogist's Report.  When Mr. W. A. Carlyle, the provincial   mineralogist,   visited    Boundary  Creek district  last  summer it was distinctly understood by those  interested  in the mineral resources of the district,  that his report  would be  published  in  bulletin   form   shortly  after  his visit.  There has  been  keen  disappointment  because this has not  been  done.    The  only   reason   that can be assigned for  the provincial mineralogist not following   the  excellent  practice which obtained since he   occupied   his   present  position is  that  the  government have  become possessed of a fiit  of  economy  and as usual the convulsions are in the  wrong  direction.    It  has been decided  that the bulletins which were  published after Mr. Carlyle  visited a  district  were too expensive and the only report  published this year will be the   annual  report  that  will  be  presented to   the  house.    The    government    considered  that as  Boundary Creek district never  received and did  not  expect the same  consideration as other districts, it would  be   an   opportune time   to become economical.    We   are quite sure that Mr.  Carlyle is in no way responsible for the  innovation.    He is   too  progressive   a  gentleman to endorse a   course that is  calculated to make his work valueless.  Bvery one knows that a neatly printed   pamphlet  describing the resources  of one district attracts more   attention  than a large volume containing statis  tics and other dry material. In the  province of Ontario, the government  is alive to the importance of advertising its mineral resources. As soon as  a new discovery^QfT.mineral is made, as  soon as a new district has been invaded by the energetic prospector^ a competent mineralogist is sent there by the  government and immediately after his  examination is made, a report is issued  describing the physical features of the  district, the character of the ores and  the best means of getting into the district.  Mr. Carlyle is a mineralogist of more <-  than ordinary ability. He enjoys the  confidence of mining men and capitalists in many parts of the world. His  reports if favorable, are the best advertisement a district can receive. It is  impossible to tell what Bounda^  Creek district missed by the pigeonholing of Mr. Carlyle's report. His  descriptions of the enormous bodies of  ore in the district, the wonderfel variety of ore and the other striking feat-  tires of its mineral resources might  have enthused the investing public and*  turned, the Klondyke rush in the direction of Boundary Creek.  Setting aside the interests of the district we do hope that the government  will allow Mr. Carlyle to materially  promote the mining interests of the  province by  publishing  reports of the  districts visited  as  promptly as possible. ��� ���'".  "��� '"',.  Conimercial   Association.  The regular meeting of the Boundary  Creek Mining & Commercial Association will be held in Rendell & Co's.  hall on Wednesday evening next..  Several matters of importance which  have been placed in the hands of subcommittees will come up for discussion.  Among them being, the railway question, aid to the -hospital, the mail service and the dividing line between the  two mining divisions. The attendance at the meetings of the association  have been encouraging but there are  still many in the district who have so  far not availed themselves of the opportunity to. assist in bringing the requirements of the district to the' notice  of the proper authorities.  Awarded  Highest Honors���World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  A' Pure (irape Cream c2 Tartar Powder.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  _jf^-  ���[L.S.]  THOS.   R..  McINNES.  CANADA.  .:;���  PROVINCE OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  King-ddni   of  Great  Britain   and   Ireland,7  Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c., &c, &c.  To Our faithful the Members elected to serve  in the Legislative Assemble' of Our Province of British Columbia at Our City of  Victoria���Greeting.  A   PROCLAMATION.  ���   A. G. Smith,   - I  DEPUTY attorney-genekal. f  WHEREAS We-are desirous and resolved  as soon as majr be, to meet Our people  of Our Province of British Columbia, and to  have their advice in Our Legislature :  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers causes and  considerations, and  taking-  into consideration  the ease and  convenience  of Our loving-  sub-   ,  jects, We have  thought  fit,  by and with  the  advice of  Our  Executive  Council of the Province of British Columbia, to hereby convoke,  and by these presents enjoin 3rou, and  each  of "  3Tou, that on Thursday, the Tenth' day of  the,'  month of February,  one  thousand eig-ht hundred and ninety-eig-ht, yoii meet Us in Our said  Legislature or Parliament of Our said Province  at   Our   City   of   Victoria,   FOR   THE   DISPATCH OF BUSINESS, to treat, do, act, and  conclude   upon   those   thing's   which   in    Our  Legislature of the Proyince of British Colum- ;  bia, by the Common Council of Our said Province, may, by the favour of God, be ordained.  In  70-4  Testimony Whereof, We have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent, and  the Great Seal of the said Province to .'be-  hereunto affixed": Witness, the Honourable Thomas R. McInnes, Lieutenant-  Governor of Our said Province of British  Columbia, in Our City of Victoria, in Our  said Proyince, this Thirtieth da.y of December, in tiie year of Our Lord one  thousand eig-ht hundred and u inety-seven,  and in the sixty-first year of Our feig-n.  By Command.  JAMES   BAKER,  Provincial Secretary.  It  EN DERBY   and   VERNON.  Trade Makk  Red Star.  Makei-.s of Flour ��� pronounced by experts to be  ���:    the best made oh the Pacific Coast.  HUNGARIAN  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran Shorts Chop Etc  $\IVERW&  The Pioneer Jewelers,  GREENWOOD. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  KETTLE  RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the  Week  Ending; January 11th, 1898.  . ,  ' ��� January 3.  Goldelri' Ag-e, Skylark camp, John  Christie, R.  S. Collins and R. T. Evans.  Little   Monarch,   Greenwood   camp,   John F.  Hemenwa.v.  Sitka, Greenwood camp, Geo. Rumberg-er.  Klondike, Smith's camp, Mark Christensen.  Lewiston; Central camp, J. Fisher.  January 4.  Darg-ai, Oro Fino camp, W. H. Norris.  January 6.    -  Great Hopes, frac, Deadwood, E. C. Brown.  Tributary, frac, Deadwood, J. P. Harlan.  January 8.:\: ���--������--���-���-~. .  vSmug-g-ler, frac, Skylark,camp, John Lucy.  No. 17 (re-location of Moon lig-ht), Central camp,  J. R. Porter.  Fog- Horn, Graham's camp, J. W. Reed.  '���'���'.-.'.���',;   ,       January 11.  Plutouia No. 2, Deadwood camp, T. F. Wren.  Certificates of Work.  December 30.  Snowdrop���The Hig-hland Queen  Consolidated  Mining-& Milling: Co.       :    ;    '.'���������'.'   '  Prospective and  Big-  Ledg-e���Boundary  Creek  Mining- & Milling- Co., Ld. hy.  January 6.  Willamiua���A. A. Mcintosh and And. Spence.  Arling-tou���Adolph Sercu.  . Summit���Archie Connors.  January 10.  Anaconda���E. A. Bielenberg-.  January 11.  Idaho No. 1���MackCyr etal.  Leg-al Tender���Fred Williamson etal.  Transfers:;  December 29.  ���'���-.Qu.ien Sabe, Copper camp, % int., Ned  Bennett  to Sidney M. Johnson.  Dandy, Greenwood camp, 1-6 int., J. W. Lind to  Lewis Hind.  December 30.  Ajax, Deadwood camp, y2 int., J. A.  Unsworth  ;   to James M. Lynch.  E.C.B., Providence camp, J. E. C. Brown to  Boundary Creek M. & M. Co.  Prospective, Providence camp, J. H. Frank to  B. CM. & M. Co.  Maud K., Long- Lake camp, V\ int., C. W. Tynan to J. W. Nelson.  Maud K, bond, all, J. W. Nelson and C. W. Tynan to C.N. Collins.  William J. Bryan, Long- Lake tamp, bond, G.  A. Rendell and J. W. Nelson to C. N. Collins.  CiO.D., O.K. No. 2, W.J.Bryan, Maud K., Long-  Lake camp, bond, C."N, Collins, H. J. Cole  and O. D. Sandford to Gertrude G. Mackay.  Peacock, Deadwood camp, 3^ int., W. W. Gibbs  to A. H. Black., '  Mars, Venus, Brown's camp, % int. each, Jerrj*  Connolly to J. H. Macdoiiald.  Enterprise, Anchor, Long- Lake camp, bond,  Geo. Leyson to Roderick McKenzie.  Peacock, Deadwood camp, ^ int., R. N. Mc  Lean to W. W. Gibbs.        \ .  January 5.    . ,?  Sphinx, Central camp, Lewis Hind to London  & Vancouver Finance & Development Co.  Bullion, Greenwood camp, 1-6 int., W. G. McMynn to Angus K. Stuart.  The  B.   C.  The 33. C. mine in Summit Camp is a  hive of industry. With a steam plant  running day and night and 26 men employed, the placing of the mine on a  permanent shipping basis will be the  work of a very short time. The B. C.  is more than holding the good surface  indications.  Rossland Election.  H. S. Wallace was elected mayor of  Rosslandpy acclamation. Robert Scott  the ex-mayor and his opponent drop-'  ped out on the day of nomination. On  Sunday the Rossland Miner stated that  Scott corruptly attempted to secure its  influence and unless he withdrew from  the field the Miner would publish all  documents dealing with the matter.  Scott withdrew and also the candidates  for aldermen on his ticket.  Use L/ily brand sterilized cream.  One-third larger than any other and a  better article. We guarantee it. Rendell & Co.  That  Big  Deal.  Mr. W...T. Smith and J. E. Boss returned from Spokane on Wednesday  evening. The final papers in connection with the sale of Messrs. Farrell &  Midgeon's interests to Messrs. McKenzie & Mann have been signed and the  purchasers have paid the first payment of $25,000. The object of Mr.  Boss's trip is to secure the remaining  interests in the j>roperties a list of  which has already been published in  The Times. Mr. Allan a prominent  mining lawyer of Spokan accompanied the mining nien.  Gosnell's   Year Book.  Owing to the delays and irregularities in the mail service the Year-Book  of British Columbia did not reach The  Times as promptly as it did the other  provincial papers. This is bur excuse  for not noticing the year book. The  book has so much valuable information concerning British Columbia that  even at this late day The Times hastens to congraulate the author, Mr. R.  E. Gosnell the provincial librarian. It  is a book which all those who are interested in the history, the industries,  the growth and development of the  province should procure at once.  The   Old  Ironsides.  The work of developing the Old Ironsides is progressing very rapidly the  shaft being down over 140 feet. Mr.  Hemenway the manager has received  word that the present plant will be increased by another boiler and compressor in order to furnish ample power to  work the adjoining property, the Knob  Hill, early in the spring.  Hotel Arrivals.  The following were the arrivals at  the International hotel during the  week.  A. K. Stuart, Frederick McEaine,  Midway; Chas. D. Green, Osoyoos;  Jacob Peterson, Camp McKinney ; J.  B. Donald, W. D. McFadden, Rossland ;  J. A. Armstrong, Nelson : Mose Burns,  James L. Weisman, Chas. Van Ness,  S. R. Almond, Grand Forks; T. E.  Trembly, Eureka; Chas. Downing,  James Mon ah an, W. T. Smith, J. E.  Boss, Spokane ; R. M. McEntire,  Greenwood Camp ; J. F. Hemenway,  Old Ironsides ; W. Ward Spinks, Vernon.  The following were the arrivals at  the Pioneer hotel during the week :  E. Bardin, P. McGrath, Spokane;  H. Stevenson, Mrs. Wood, Camp McKinney, J. J. Caulfield, Virden, Man.;  G. B. Taylor, Rock Creek ; J. J. Harrington, Eureka ; A. G. Davis, Grand  Forks ; James Cunningham, Summit  Gamp ; Mike Caldwell, John McQuirk,  Rossland; John Dunn, Deadwood ; T.  Roderick, Greenwood. .  In a telegram to a resident of Greenwood, Mr. Hewitt Bostock, M.P., announces that owing to being detained  by the criminal libel proceedings in  Victoria,, it will be impossible for him  to visit Boundary Creek district before  parliament meets. He regrets this  very much.  Certificate of the Registration of  an Extra-Provincial Company.  " Companies'Act, 2897." ''.;���'  " Old Ironsides Mining Company."  Reg-istered the 28th day of December, 1897.  T HEREBY CERTIFY that I have this day  :-. X reg-istered the "Old Ironsides Mining-  Companj'," as an Extra-Provincial Company  under the " Companies' Act, 1897," to carry out  or effect all or any of the objects hereinafter  set forth, to which the legislative authority of,  '���' the Leg-islature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the company is situate in  the city of Spokane.      ''"'   '!���".'���  The amount of the capital of the company is  one million dollars, divided into one million  shares of one dollar each.  The head office of the company in this Province is situate at Old Ironsides Mine, Greenwood camp, Osoyoos division of Yale district,  and J. F. Hemeinvay, superintendent, of the  same address, is the attorney for the company.  The time of the existence of the compan3' is  fifty years.  The objects for which the company has been  established are :  To work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate, acquire, procure, hold and deal in mines, metals  and mineral claims of evei"3r kind and description within the United States of America and  the Province of British' Columbia, Canada ; to  carrjr on and conduct a g-eneral mining-, smelting-, milling- and reduction business ; to purchase, acquire, hold, erect and operate electric  lig-ht and power plants for the purpose of mining-and treating-ores, and for the purpose of  furnishing-lig-hts and creating- power for all  purposes ; to bond, buy, lease, locate and hold  ditches, flumes and water-rig-hts ; to construct,  lease, buy. sell, build or operate railroads, ferries, tramways, or other means of transportation for transporting- ores, mining- or other material : to own, bor.d, buy, sell, lease and locate  timber and timber claims ; and finally to do  everything-consistent, proper and convenient  and requisite for the carrying- out of the objects and purposes aforesaid, in their fullest  and broadest sense, within the territory aforesaid.  Given under thy hand and seal of office at,  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  twentj'-eig-hth day of December, one thousand  eig-ht hundred and ninety-seven.  71-4  [L.S.]  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  MINERAE   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  RIVERSIDE Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining division, Osoyoos division of Yale district. Where located : About  four miles above Rock Creek, on Kettle  river.  TAKE notice that I, John Drummond Anderson, P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., acting- as  ag-ent for Benjamin Perkins, free miner's  certificate No. 83,758, intend, sixt3* da3^s 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 certifidate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January, 1898.       71-8  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   improvements.  NOTICE.  BIG EDDY mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division, Osoyoos division  of Yale district. Where located : About four  miles above Rock Creek, on Kettle river.  TAKE notice that I, John Drummond Au-  dersoUj P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., actitig- as  ag-eiit for Benjamin Perkins, free miner's certificate No. 83,758, and Hugii Reed, free  miner's certificate No. 81,891, intend, sixt3'  da\\s from the date hereof, to ap'ply to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 15th day of January, 1898.        71-8  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   improvements.  NOTICE.  TUNNEL Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River   mining- division of  Yale district.  Where located : Smith's camp.  rPAKE notice that I, Lindsay M. McCarren,  X free miner's certificate No. 89,871, intend,  sixt3' 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 15th da3^ of January, 1898.       71-8  Next Friday evening an ice carnival  will be hold on the Greenwood Skating  Bink.  & a: f  V  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  In connection with/*THE TIMES"  we have now one of the most com-'  plete  r^"  JOB  PRINTING   OUTFITS  (t't^HloHIMNIT  7��*-��-����t>-e<e��-��.>o**��-*a��  in the interior of  the Province,    With  i ��� ���       ��� '  | new power Presses, new Type, and a  ? stock of modern Printers* Stationery, we  are in a position to fill any orders for  Job Printing as reasonably, as satisfac^  torily, and as expeditiously as can be  done in Spokane or on the coast.  A merchant who uses '" cheap and  nasty" Stationery and Printing does his  business a serious injury^it is dear at  a gift Let us fill your next order for  Letterheads, Billheads or Envelopes y then  compare our work and prices with"  others,    We guarantee you satisfaction,  $*��� �� <tm �� ��� <������<��������  A��M>-40*>��-<e>-  ^.e.     -?le.     ^le.     ��?Je-  '4f       vif       -iff       Itf  *1  '4  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  GRAND SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL   ACCOMMODATIONS.  OCEAN     TO -'"QCEAN;.;'  Without change of Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains,  sleeping- cars, luxurious  da3r coaches, magnificent  colonist sleepers.  The 01113-; line running  from the coast  TO  /  consisting  of  palace"  dining  cars,   elegant  tourist cars and  free  through   tourist, cars  WINNIPEG,  MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  WITH CUT    CHANGE I  Lowest rates to  and from       lJ  7  Via all Atlantic  Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw steamers are' in every respect superior to. any ships, that have yet sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via any other Trans-Patifie line.  '/'f    ��� ftf " ��� ..-;.  Canadian-Australian Steamer EiNE  ' ������'        , ���TO���  ''-'.':: ; '/  A'  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every_ voyage".  For time tables, pamphlets, or ������ any information, call 011 or address  H. S. SCADDING, E.  J.   COYLE,  Agent, '.'   .' Dist. Pass. Agent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  LEWIS HIND. Local Ticket Agent, Anaconda.  RAILWAY  ELSON S FORT SHEPPflRD.  i MOUNTnIN RAILWAYS  The   only  All   Rail  Route,   without  Change of Cars, between  Also between Rossland and Nelson.  vVi        vl'4.        vV��,  p/'f      *if      's'f  Going- North  12.34 p.m.  Going- South  2.06. .p.m.  Close connections at Nelson  with   Steamers  for Kaslo and all Kootena3r Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle  River and  Boundary  Creek connect at Bossburg- with dail3r stages.  m    *  Is "the Best Scotch Whisky  AND���  The Best Canadian.  SOLE   AGENTS:  R.  P.  Rithkt &  Co.  Ltd.  VICTORIA      B.C. m  'M:  '?::<  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  HEAD     OFFICE:      ROSSLAND,      B.C.  Capital, $1,500,000,     X,  1,500,000 Shares, par value $1,00,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,  500,000  Shares.  .'.���-,,' .,   Officers :. ���  President:   HON.   T.   AY.   DALY,   Ex-minister  of Interior.  Vice-President :   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,  Kelly & Go.,  Brandon,  Man.  Secretary-Treasurer :   W.   L.   QRDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  Board   of   Directors:  lion.  cJ.  N.   Kirchoffer,   W.  A.   /v\acdonaId,  Q.C.,  cJ.  ciermyn, -Wm. cJohnson, W. A. Tuller,  W. cJ. Porter, and G.M. Collins.  Owns the " Golden Grown" mineral claim, situated in Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  Extra  Provincial   Companies.  , Under the New Companies Act, Dec.  31st was the last day upon which extra-  provincial companies or those organized outside the province could register.  During the last days of December sev-  eral companies secured certificates of  registration. Among these was the  Boundary Greek Mining Company of  Spokane who own the Last Chance  mine in Skylark camp. The capital  of the company is $1,000,000. The head  office of the company is in Greenwood  and Eouis I. Ostroski of Greenwood  City Mercantile Company is the attorney for the company.  Another company is the Republic  Mining Company. The head office of  this company is also in Spokane. The  capital is $750,000, and W. T. Smith the  mining superintendent of the company  is the attorney. '  The Cariboo'''"Mining'"^Company" of  Camp McKinney has its office at Camp  McKinney and W. A. Hawley is their  attorney in the province.  The Old Ironsides Company of Spokane with a million dollars capital has  its head office for the province at the  Old Ironsides mine, Greenwood camp,  and J. F. Hemenway the superintendent is the attorney for the company.  No   Glanders.  In response to the protests received  by the Minister of Agriculture regarding the conduct of Dr. Hicking-  bottom, Dr. Armstrong of Nelson was  sent into the district to investigate.  After a careful examination Dr. Armstrong came to the conclusion that  there is no glanders in the district.  He went east as far as Krug-ers and  found the. entire district free from disease.  The government is to be congratulated upon having- acted so promptly  in sending a competent veterinary sur-  g-eon to undo the work   of  Hicking-bot-  tom.  FOR   SALE.  ROCHESTER' RADIATOR, new. largest  size. Especially valuable for upstairs  use���will take the place of a heatinsjf stove and  save its cost in a very short time; no danger  from lire. -Can be seen at  Times Office. Greenwood.  Jenekes Machine Go. ::  Canadian Rand Drill Co.  SMERBROOKE,   QUE.  i��s.      jMs.      jJte  ���>if      '/if      '/if  ' . , "    ���    *\fe     *VS     i3fe  -..-���.��� 'Af        '/If        'Af  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air Compressors, Steam and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  Supplies.    Prompt delivery from Rossland stock.  ��� Send for Catalog-ues.���������  EAR.   MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and   Rossland.  <d /ass*.  ' '���   ���'  A  s  ���    ?  I   Winchester,  Marl in  and  Savage  Rifles.  Greener,  Clabrough,   Scott,  Tisdall,   and  W.   Richards  Shot Guns.  Catalog-ue on  Smith   &  Wesson   and  Colt Revolvers.  Ammunition of all kinds.  Wholesale  and Retail.  application.  ��-��^^��4e^o<0��-����4^e46^^eM>-<ie����4^o-4^��4eMM0*0-4a����4fi^<M.w4^  5  9  CIV  f  ,/""  ��.   Wi '������  Sti  W'holseale and Retail Dealers in '  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEATS  HAMS, BACON, LARD, Etc. : : :  GREENWOOD, GRAND EORKS, & MIDWAY ���f?!' ):���?-:��� fr:':'*���*? fftff r-'ri-^ fE'^JJ,."t"''  "</V'  y  ��  GREENWOOD GITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps. From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD.  LONG   LAKE.  DEADWOOD.  SUMMIT.  SKYLARK.  imM  WHITE  AND  ATWOOD,  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment.  -o-  For-price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood or C S, Galloway,  Greenwood City, Boundary Greek,  Or  apply  to  the  Agents?  ij.  m a     a  ��       ma i W  A.  K.  STUART, Vancouver.  <1   ii '.' v'&  AA'  .Si  55  ���ft  IS  ���$*.  ,11-  '.? V'..'  ''fe.ts'  If  I: t  ;f-; *-.  .  }.:;' I:'  II;  if.-  ���r-  1  .9^  �����  The success attending our inauguration of the Gash  System exceeds our most sanguine expectations, The  public are beginning to realize that 75 Cents spent  with us on the Gash System is equivalent to $1,00  elsewhere, On numerous lines we have made reduc/  tions equal to 25c, on the dollar, and a standing dis^  2�� count of 10 per cent, oh all lines of Dry Goods,  Clothing,  Boots  and  Shoes,  etc.  >*��/"  *'**>  &  We  are  offering  some  Special  Snaps   in  er goods, Mackinaw coats,  pants,  shirts, underwear, clothing, blankets,  COMFORTERS, RUBBER GOODS, Etc., Etc.  n>  our Mackinaw Coats  be equalled at  at  $1.75.  price.  Ttiey  ���""."."."���""ji���.���"  DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE,  insaivvuwrma^tiNtxiXKauTMMKntcit&aKri** .rm^j^rs^-ir^a^r^^-^^^j^msnoaxp^^  in-rirn-TTnumTfTin'niTtnnrn urn nun" mi. urn [wrnrmniri n imiiihiiii  ^tanratMsmimxusaattmi

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