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 ^���latBr. iibra  urary  \ ^ '  Published Weekly in the Interests op the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. VI,  GREENWOOD, B, G, SATURDAY, JULY 8, 1899,  16C  No.-10  H��BERN MACHINER  A LARGE COMPANY.  A   BIG   DEAL   CARRIED   THROUGH  i^V^V^&tz&tzv*^^  Contractors for the design [and construction of complete Stamp Mills,  Chlorination, Cyanide and Smelter Equipments.  Concentration,  Head Office and Works V  PBTBRB@R^, ��NT^  ^'\:B?atich'f?Ojffices*'..''''.,'.;";'..''"  ....." ;V.;"'  Vancouver; B;"G^ Rossland; B; C^>  And   Green^Od^RG;   HARRY HOWSON. Agent.  JDAULFIELD <& LAMCNT..  DEALER IN    SHELF   AND   HEAVY   HARDWARE.  .. [GRANITE WARE, ETQ ETC; V..  Dowsnell Washers, ? Ajex and Royal Canadian Wringers, >��� Wire Screen -Cloth, ��� Screen Doors.  ��� ��� y V V A Large  Consignment of  Window Glass Just Received. ������ <> >> ���>> <"  I  �� &I&. ,^9�� ^9�� 4 2&t&. 2it��. ;&!�� ;&����� ;&*�� ;&���� ^9i ^��i iitel 2��i��L 2A��  F   YOU,   Inspect  Our Stock And Get     ^  Our Prices v   ���   ���   ���   s   ���   *   s.  We carry a full stock of merchandise iucludiu^- all kinds of staple and  fancy fjrocerics.  Flour, Feed, Vegetables, Fresh Eggs, ���Fruits, Cured  Meats, Fuse, Caps, Powder, ��� Earthenware, - Glassware,  Crockery.  ALL KINDS OF BUILDERS AND MINING HARDWARE  A, H, SPERRY & CQ���  Copper. Street,     ���  7��sr yi^z y^ yssf y^ $ y%^ y^ yt^r y^ 7rr yy;  W  ^luiauiiiiiiuiiiaiiuiuiiiuuiiiuiiiaiuuiiauuiuaiiiiiuiuiuaiaiiiiuiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii^  :ft  &��� t  ft  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD. A New Building,' well furnished. First-class  Service in all departments. Choice, Wines, Liquors and Cigars, a Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  Copper Street, Greenwood.  ^{n!H?n?nf!?n?fnn??nmm!?!mmtnn!fnn?H?f??ff?n!r!?fnf!H!!f!!H?!f?tnn?n?H?H?ff?!?H??!f?^  McKcnzle Mann & Co's Properties are Floated  For $5,000,000 in the East. W. T.  Smith Returns. A Meyers Creek Froperty  Bonded.  Mining Notes.  W. T. Smith returned this week from  Toronto, where he spent several weeks  in   assisting- , to organize the largest  company yet floated to develop Boundary   Creek    mining-   properties.     Mr.  Smith always retained his  interest  in  the big.properties'purchased: by  Mac-  kenzie,.Mann & Co., and in the organization   of   the company it   was   important that, his interests should be included. -Mr..Smith agreed to the taking  of shares in the company as payment.  The   company   which   was   organized  several weeks ago but.has; not yet;been  registered is.called, the Dominion.Cop^  per Mines Limited.. The.capitalization  is $5,000,000. .The properties represent  3,000,000   shares/.; 2,000,000: has, been  placed in the treasury, and. 1^000,000.is  held   in   the reserve. -  The properties  which   the   Company    acquire   are.,  a  group of six big. claims  in  Greenwood  camp, namely, the Stemwinder, Brooklyn; Idaho, Montazuma, Rawhide and  Golden . Eagle.   . While all   are   good"  properties ; the development/work  has  been confined chiefly .to the Brooklyn  and Stemwinder.    The-Brooklyn is. a  crown-granted property, .located under  the old mining act, and is consequently  .600, by 1500  feet.    The ledge, or more  properly speaking the lode, runs north  and  south   arid  is  100  feet  in   width.  Thel limestone'.wall\is easily discernible, on. the.surface^ and the lode;.can  ;be.traced .the entire distance to the.op-  posite   wall.    A   double. compartment'  sha��t,/9x4-!^ feet inside tlie timbers, has  been su.n.k;.to:a\4eptK,^  ���^I^tjs>f4n;agl��jr>f^de^eesi-;3?here  are two levels, one: at- .50 feefe. and ;theT  other at 150 feet.. The greater development work.has been done at the . latter  level.- The ledge has been crosscut  the entire distance .of 150 feet. There  is also a 75-foot drift on the ore body.  It is the intention to crosscut and drift  at 250 feet. This work is to be started  in a few days. The company .have an  assay office on the ground "which is  kept busy turning out . values from  samples. What the values are has not  been made public, but it is safe to say  that the Brooklyn ore runs high in copper and also contains good gold, values.  There are about 500 tons of shipping  ore on the dump. ' A 30x60 shaft-house,  36 feet high, built of lumber and roofed  with corrugated iron, shelters two 30-  horsepower boilers and hoist. There  is also a No. 5 plunger pump, but there  has yet been no necessity for its use.  The plant has a sufficient capacity to  sink the shaft to the'500-foot level.    A  well  built  wagon   road leads from the  Brooklyn to the Stemwinder.    Here   is  a shaft similar to that on the Brooklyn.  It is,9x4J4 feet in the clear, with an inclination   of 70 degrees.    Eight inch  square timbers and two-inch planking  form the sides.    The shaft house is  80  feet in length   and 50  feet inhei'ght.  The  building, is  intended for the  big  compressor piant,  which   will  be  installed as soon as the railway is  completed,  and which  will furnish power  to the two mines.    In the meantime  a  30-horsepower boiler, a'hoist and pump  comprises the plant.   The width of the  Stemwinder ledge, has riot been  determined,  but it is known to be several  hundred   feet.     The   dump   contains  several hundred tons of ore.    It runs as  high as 20 per cent, copper,  will   average 10 per cent, copper, and also carries  substantial gold values.    The sluaft is  down  175  feet. , The ledge .has  been  crosscut at 115. feet and. a drift run.  ThesHaft will be continued at different  levels established.  R.  M. 'McEntire  and Thos. McDonnell, of the firmjDf McEntire,  McDonnell .&,. Co.,,  made   several   trips   to  Meyers Creek-Jast week. . They were .  not'ori   pleasure  bent;  indeed one of '  the trips was taken on bicycles with '..  the result thai: neither are saying much '  buttheir appearance upon their return  spoke volumes.    They had  the satisfaction, however,  of securing a bond  on the^Re'view' which is considered one  of the best properties on'Meyers Creek.  The  price mentioned in'��� the bond  is  $50,000.   The Review is at the foot of  Anarchist mountain, across the, international boundary  line."   It "is a free .  milling   property ; and    the'samples  brought   down   are   plainly,  streaked  with the yellow metal.   The Review is  owned by  Robert Allison and J. Mul-  holland.' A4 '250"foot tunnel has been '"'.'.  run in on the-Yeiri.! ���-Thie tunnel gave a  depth of 125 feet.    Theivein which has  -twsc.i-r-opottodi.il r>:-..hjr_thj]ii$tin riel'gi ves  values'froni.$7 to $60 in gold. Messrs.  McEntire, McDonnell "& Cb.: intend  starting a force of men on the property  at once.  NOTES.  We have just received a  large shipment replete in  various shades and tints,  in  Ingrains  gilt,   etc.,   etc.  Union Jacks, Stars and  Stripes, Red Ensign, White  Ensign, Canadian, Cuban,  Phillipino, Royal Standard.  Irish and Scotch, in a  yariety of sizes.  Smith & McRae,  ^Gopper St.    Greenwood^  E. H. Moss, of Beaverton, was in the  city last week.  Jeff Davis, of Grand Forks, paid the  metropolis a visit last week.  Jay P. Graves was up at the mines  last week.    He left for Spokane.  Geo. R. Naden, R. J. Bealey and J.  C. Haas returned yesterday from the  Similkaeen country.  The townsite of Eholt has been subdivided and lots will be placed on the  market in a few days.  It is reported that W. H. Norris has  sold the Midway Advance to the Midway Townsite Company.  H. Y. Ceperley, of Vancouver, was  in the city last week to adjust insurances i:i connection . with the recent  fire.  'Among the many offerings at the  funeral of the late Mrs. Hardy was a  beautiful wreath made by Mrs, J. W.  Nelson and her sister, Miss Tony Roth.  The Bank of British North America  has opened a bank at Bennett. Mr. D.  Simpson is temporarily in charge.  Benn'et is a growing town on Lake  Bennett, the entrance to the famous  Atlin country.  Rev. Father Palmer left during the  week for Grand Forks to conduct services there on Sunday. The following  Sunday he will be in Okanogan Mission and he will return here for Sunday, 23 inst. Father Palmer in the  future will visit Greenwood every three  weeks.  Rev. H. Irwin, (Father Pat) of Rossland, will hold services in Barrett's  hall on next Sunday at 11 a. in.  "Father Pat" is anxious to meet all  male members and friends of the  Church of England at a smoking concert in the same hall tonight at 8:30.  A meeting of the city council was  held on Tuesday evening when several  bylaws were advanced a stage. The  city solicitor was instructed to defend  the suit brought against the city by  Geo. Foulds for injuries sustained by  falling into the excavation for the  Guess block. The case will come up  for trial at Grand Forks on the 17th  inst.  J' THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  I.  II.   HALLETT.  H. C. SHAW  HALLETT <& SHAW  (��<misttxB, JJoftctfotB,  NOTARIES    PUELIC.  able Add res)-: "hallett."  ( Bedford McNeill's  C.idi-s   -' Brooniliall's  ( Leiber's.  Greenwood,  b. c.  pRINGLE  &  WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  QtofortCB (pufific, etc.,  Bakkett Block, Coppbk.Stkkist,  gkkbnwood.  A?.  B.  KERR.  Bakkistkk and'Soi.'icitok,  NOTAKV   I'UUMC.  GKK15NWOOD, II. C.  J. K. IIKOW.X. AI.K. HALL. I.I.. I!.. Ii. C. I.  J. S. M. MOKKISON, I..L.11.  gdff, QSroftm 4r (gtorrteott  Bakkistbks and Sox.icitoks, Notaries  Public, Etc.  ' .   ,  Nadeu-Flood Block, Copper Street  (.lec-nwood.  CTORBES   M.   KERBY.  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (j)rotrinciaf %&tfo ��&umgor  AND CIVII. ENGINEER, ,  ��� (rtofarg (Jjuflft'c ��� MIDWAY,   B.C.  p?     W.    GROVES.  Civil & Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,   ,  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  G.  A. GUESS, M.A. H. A. GUESS, M.A.  Guess Bros.  CHEMISTS AND ENGINEERS.  Mining Properties Examined and Reported on.    (Estab. 1895).  Greenwood, B. C.  TWO BIG DAYS'CELEBRATION  Greenwood the Center of Attraction for Thousands of Visitors  From Surrounding Districts.'. Everybody Satisfied  With the Entertainment Provided,  Every Event on the Long Programme Keenly CDntested,, The  Horse  Races,     Exciting Firemen's  Contest.       The  Grand Drilling Contest,  QHARLES AE..SHAW.  Givil   Engineer,  ��omt'm'on anb (proeinciaf jjanb gjurSt^r.  GREENWOOD,       -        B.C.  jyjOWAT & PALMER  a Mining, Real Estate,.,,,  and Insurance Agents  GREENWOOD.     -   -    -     B. C.  H.   A\.   KEEPER,   . ���  Real Estate and /fining Broker  OFFICE   OVER   BANK   OP   B. N. A.  GREENWOOD.  B.    PATON   <��   CO..  Mining and  ���  >> ���  Real Estate Brokers  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  ^    W. ROSS.  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Boundary   and   Camp   McKinney   properties  g-iven especial attention.  The grand drilling tournament on  Tuesday evening closed the biggest  and most successful celebration ever  held in the Boundary Creek District.  From the time of the log chopping contest on Monday morning until the last  drill was pounded, in what was probably the most keenly contested and  highest prized drilling tournament ever  held in British Columbia, the celebration was a series of successes.        ���  The crowds began to gather on Sunday and by Monday morning there were  probably 3,000 people in the city. The  number rapidly increased until Tuesday afternoon and it would be impossible to estimate how many attempted to  witness the drilling tournament. The  visitors entered a gaily decorated city.  The decoration committee, ably assisted by the business men, had transformed the business streets into avenues of decorations. Streamers, buntings, flags and evergreens had been  used to such good effect until it was  impossible to realize the ordinary every  day business street. ��� Lack of space  precludes a detailed descriptionof the  decorations by business -firms, i Many  showed a large amount of originality  and taste. Special mention ought to  be made of Hunter-Kendrick's where a  fully armed man-of-war made out of  articles of hardware attracted much attention. Rendell & Co.'s beautiful  arcade was tastily decorated, as was  also the Imperial hotel, Greenwood.  Trading company's store, W. M. Law  & Co.'s, St. Charles hotel, Pioneer  hotel, Miners' hotel, P. Burns & Co.j,  Smith & McRae's and a dozen other  business houses.  At the corner of Copper and Greenwood streets were two streamers, one  bearing- thp. inxr-.ription. "We Welcome  All to the Metropolis," and the other,  "Success to the Boundary Creek District." Another streamer invited the  visitor to Rendell's Arcade.  WOOD CHOPPING.  The carnival of sports opened with a  wood chopping contest at the corner of  Copper and Deadwood streets. The  contestants were John A. Murray,  champion of British Columbia, and  Mike Hays. The log was about lfi  inches in diameter. Murray who hai  first choice, made his cut in 1:591-.  Hays, the adjoining cut, in 2:211-S.  In the next trial Hays had the small  end and finished in 2:40 2-5, while  Murray's time was 2:49. The contest;  was awarded to Murray.  LACROSSE.  Fo* the first time Greenwood was the  scene of a lacrosse match. Canada's  national and popular game had been  played more scientifically but never  more enthusiastically. There were  veterans in the teams���old players who  knew all the little tricks that so annoy  an opponent and amuse the grandstand. There were novices too���men  who never saw a lacrosse stick until  they saw it in Greenwood. Lacrosse  was played sometimes, "shinny" at  other times, but the crowd -seemed to  enjoy the game. The teams wer��- as  follows;  No. 1���Medill, Louiser, Brooks,  Brooks, Zoellener, Crawford, Kennedy  and Patner.  No. 2���Flood, Dalles, Morgan, Hallett, McPherson, Thomas, Hillary and  Frith.  HOKSEKACING.  A horseman is the most independent'  cuss on the face of the earth. If he  owns a blooded horse he labors under  the impression that the audience, the  judges and every one else must await  his pleasure. His impression is usually  correct. The crowd becomes impatient  and the judges curse, but the races  don't start until the king horseman is  ready. It so happened on Monday and  is likely to happen until there are  sufficient entries to make the owners  less independent. The quarter mile  run in heats, was scheduled to be run  at 2:30 sharp. There were four entries, Sleepy Jim, Dan McLung; Race-  land, Dan McDonald; "55," J. E.  Leckie, and Rossland Maid, Claud A.  Cregan. At 2:30 neither "55" nor  Rossland Maid put in an appearance  and it was after three before they were  seen moving at a funeral pace towards  the   track.    It  took  another half hour  D     MllltJEk/Mr     /����� Ito  *��et   tllem  ��ff-    Rossland Maid won  a.   MUMROE,   GreenWOOd.   first and second heats easily and Sleepy  GREENWOOD.  Miller, Geo.... ....0  Medill, Wm   Sterrett.. ; 0  McKinnou (Keith)....0  Thomas   More';.....   Edwards   Coryell   O.'Leary..   4   5   6  0  1  1  1  8   9  Total..;   S  GRAND l'OKKS.  12     3    4  Lucian ; .....0 1 1  Welsh I 1 0  C. Davey... 0 0 1  E. Davey   ....1 11  F.Russell ...0 1 1  Fleming-;......J :. ,1. 0  Goldsmith     ..0 0  Milue  (H.Russell)... 10 0  Comstock  0 0  Total .;..'.   5   6  8   9  2  ���'��� .2  ��2  3  2  1  ..13  W. B. KEITH, M. E.  F.     KETCHUM.  KEITH & KETCHUM  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mining Properties Examined  AND   REPORTED    ON.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . .    THE MART. . .  CAUNCE1 WICKWIRE,  Agents,  Greenwood*  BAUER: C.C, P.L.S.  VANCOUVER  . C- ASHCROFT��C.��.:P.LS  GREENWOOD  BAUER & ASHCROFT  (Jjrom'ncuif fiano fiurtiegors.  (turning anii Ci'tn'f (Engineering.  Mineral  Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Eiifineerini,' Surveys  Flood-No.deu Block,  -   -    GREENWOOD, IJ C  G. M. HILLARY, B. Sc.  ASSAYER   AND  CHEMIST.  Graduate   of   McGill   Univerxity  Enirineering-.  GREENWOOD    -'  -  Mining  c.  Q H; ELLACOTT  B. Sc, A.'M. Soc. C. E., D.L.S., P.L.S.  Surveying and Engineering  undertaken in any part of  British Columbia.  Mining   Work    a    Speciality.  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,  Cigars,  Drugglrts' Sundries. Stationery, etc.  Jim was just as easy a second. "55"  was handicapped by 'lack,of a rider  who knew the animal.  The boys' pony race was one of the  best races of the meet. There were  five entries, Harewood, G. N. C. Hill;  Little Bob, D. Beath; Gray, Charlie J.  J. Winters; . Buckskin Billy, D. R.  Campbell, and Curlew, Geo. Archibald.  Curlew and Harewood made a hot race  for first place, the former winningfby  a head, and Harewood taking second  money. ��� '''' ������<���*���  Robbins came out on top in the Livery  men's race. He had three horses in  the race and their only.contestnnts  was J. Sterrets Charley. Charley had  too much flesh to run well and consequently Robbins' Roderick and Pintc  carried off first and second money.  Floyd Vaughn took three weeks to  bring a donkey from Midway for the  slow race. .His opponents were two  horses. The horses with changed riders  made a strong run for second money.  Itist as we go to press a telephone message from: the track states that the  donkey is at the three-quarter post and  will be in next week.. The judges got  tired waiting and awarded him first  money several days ago.  On Tuesday afternoon the rain had  made the track heavy, consequently  the horses struggled in the 1% mile  dash. Rossland Maid won first money,  Raceland was second and Victor third.  Sleepy Jim failing back to fourth  place.  The half mile race was won by Victor; Fairview, an Indian horse, taking  second money.  Floyd "Vaughn w..u the gymkana  race and Maraud \v:!'x second.  The:'judges .of the horse races were  Thos. Macitley, J. Keene and J..W.  Nelson. Starters were C. Scott Galloway andD. A. Cameron.  TUG OF WAR.  The tug of war which took place oh  the Pioneer hotel platform was a magnificent exhibition of strength and endurance. The opposing teams were  one from the Mother Lode mine and  one representing the city of Greenwood. The Greenwood team were declared winners, but there being some  dispute about'the result, another trial  was made when the Greenwood team  again won.  FIREMEN'S   RACES.  The two, races between the members  of the volunteer fire department were  keenly contested and attracted a large  amount of interest. The first race was  a wet test between the members of the  hook and ladder company and the hose  company. The first team consisted of  D. A. McKenzie (Capt.), P. J. McLeod,  F. Miller, W.H. Asquith, H. Louiser,  Frank Coates, Geo. Inkster, W. Medill,  Fred Wilson. The hose team was  made up of A. D. Hallett (Capt.), W.  S. Keith, W. A. Keith, J. Flood,  J. Moody, R. H. Palmer, E. H.  Mortimer, M. E.Miller and H. J. Miller. The wet test included a run of 100  yards to the hydrant at the corner of  Copper and Greenwood streets and 50  yards beyond. The hose team made  the run and had water turned on in 33  seconds. The hook and ladder team  had trouble in making connection with  the hydrant and were seven or eight  seconds longer. In the hub and hub  race for 200 yards and carrying 6  lengths of hose, the hook and ladder  company won after an exciting race.  BASEBALL.  An unfortunate accident interfered  with the success of the baseball match  between Greenwood and Grand Forks.  In the fourth inning H. Russell, one of  the best players in; the Grand Forks  team had his ankle fractured. ��� He was  endeavoring to return to first base and  in sliding in he met with the accident.  Dr. Foster was called and he had Russell removed to Mr. Edwards', residence  where the broken limb was set. Mr.  Russell was afterwards taken to the  Greenwood hospital where he is re-  ccvering. In the same inning W. G.  Keith and Moore ran for the same fly  with the result that Keith was forced  to retire for the rest of the game.  Only five innings were played. Grand  Forks had a good team while  Greenwood was weak in several places.  The score follows.  SMALL   SPORTS;  The small sports which 'were, held-on  Silver street could not be considered  satisfactory. The rain interfered  somewhat. Then the large crowd persisted in crowding in on the contestants, delaying matters materially.  The contestants themselves were slow  in making their entries with the result  that the time limit was reached before  the programme was completed.  The 100-yard dash was won by F. J.  Mitchell, with P. J. McLeod a close  second.  The boys' handicap race was won by  Ed. Medill, Chas. Russell second.  M. D. RichardsJ from Republic, won  the running long jump and V. Ryder  wassiond,  F. J. Mitchell and P. G. McLeod  again won first and second places in  the 200 yard dash.  J. A. Murray took first money for  putting the 16-pouud shot; P. G. McLeod was second.  The quarter mile race was won by,F.  J. Mitchell, P. J. McLeod second.  W. Tilton, M. D. Richards and P., J.  McL/eod struggled for first place in the  running high jump, but after repeated  trials they decided to divide the money  among them.  A. Hallett won the potato race and  R. Tilton was second.  ,DRILLING CONTEST.  What was easily the biggist drilling  tournament ever held in Canada closed  the two days' sports. The celebration  committee decided to offer $300 in  prices, 200 going to the winning team  and $100 to the second team.. This was  afterwards augumented by $75 for the  winning team given by the Pacific,  Windsor and Commercial hotels; Then  the mine owners and business men to  encourage local teams made up a $595  purse for them. The subscribers being as follows:  SPECIAL PRIZE  Golden Crown Mining-Co...:...:....  $25 00  Winnipeg- Mining- & Milling Co..  25 00  Pioneer Hotel and Sunset Mining Co  25 00  Knob Hill & Ironsides Co  25 00  Mother Lode Co  20 00  B. C. Mining Co  25 00  Bank of Montreal.........  25 00  Bank of Commerce. :............  - 25 00  Imperial Hotel :. .-. :.. 50 00  A. H. Sperry & Co '.. 25 00  Russel Fardware Co... .........: .:  10 00  A. E.  Bielenburg.......  5 00  T. J. Roadley.: : 5 00  Robert  Wood  5 00  Harry Howson  5 00  Pat Welch :... :.. 5 00  Robbins' Liven- ..:  5 00  F.  Short    5 00  Harris & Leckie  10 00  Edward Woolrich '. '.  5 Op  George Rumberger ...:  5 00  W. T. Smith..... ':.:'.' .:  5 00  Rendall & Co., Two suits clothes  75 00  Hunter-Kendrick Co. two suits clothes  75 00  Law & Co. two Stetson Hat.........  15 00  Greenwood Mercantil Co. two pair Shoes 20 00  White Front Store, two pair Shoes  20 00  There were five teams enterted. Mike  Burns  and E. Stevenson who figured  in Rossland contests;  Wm.  Ross  and  Dan   Murphy  two strong   men   from  Ymir represented  the outside miners.  The three local teams  were A. D. McLeod  and A.  L. Lynch; D. Clune and  J. Sullivan;  A.  h. Holmes and Owen  Sandry.     The judges  of   the contest  were   Mayor Hardy,   C.  J.  McArthur  and Harry .Howson.    The rock a huge  piece   of   hard   granite   was placed in  position   at   the   corner    Copper   and  Deadwood street.     The  first  team  to  try   their   prowess   were   Clune    and  Sullivan.    They went at it with  their  old  time  vigor  encouraged  by an enthusiastic crowd.    When   it  looked   as  if they   were   bound   to   make a new  record    for   themselves,   luck   turned  completely   against    them,   the   drill  stuck fast and nothing would   turn   it.  Denny  threw   down   his   hammer   in  disgust but  urged by   the   crowd   he  made a second effort.     It was  no  use  however and the champion  Boundary  creek drillers were forced to retire before 12 minutes had expired.     In  that  time they drilled 26^ inches.  Then came the powerful Mike Burns  and his partner. Everything ran  smoothly enough for them and drills  sunk deep into the rock with every  blow. When the 15 minutes expired  they had drilled 42 inches a new record  for Greenwood. They won $275 first  money for the contest.  A. D. McLeod and Al. Lynch were  the next contestants. They drilled  34# inches and won first. money for  Boundary creek which included $220 in  cash, two suites of clothes, two Stetson  hats and two pair shoes.  Wm. Ross was probably the best  driller who ascended the platform but  was handicapped by a partner not his  equal. They drilled 36|^ inches and  took second money for the outside  teams.  Holmes and Sandry the last team to  drill did some pretly work and succeeded in making 33j�� inches taking  second money for Boundary creek  teams, Their winnings were $95 in  cash, two suits of clothes, two pair of  shoes and two Stetson hats.  The contest throughout * was a  magnificent one. The only unfortunate  feature was Clune and Sullivan's mishap which probably changed the  result: ,.  THE   FIREWORKS.  Tuesday night A. W. Strickland,  Thos. Roadley and Geo. A. Guess  ascended Jubilee mountain until they  could go no, further. All being corpulent men the trip was a hard one but  they struggled to get., high in the  interests of the grand 'pyrotecharcial  display which is necessary to round :Off  every big celebration. For upwards of  an hour they kept the air space above  them filled with , rockets and other>  articles of the'firework order.- They  succeeded in making about as much  noise as Pat Welch's construction gang  but their work had a much prettier  effect.  Money latie  Is Money Saved ���  You can make  money  by  buying your  ':. .GROCERIES..  at Bannerman Bros;i Copper St  Best cooking  and eating  apples;in  the'marke't.   ;  Copper Street, Greenwood.  Established 1862.  Furniture  Carpets '  Linoleunis  Cork Carpet -  Curtains  Wallpaper  Complete House Furnishings.  l   large   stock   of   Fine   and   Medium  Priced Goods in above lines.  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  VEILER BROS., ViCTORifl, If  USE  BRAND FLOUR.  Our bread flours are made  from wheat pronounced ,by  experts at Minneapolis: and  Winnipeg- as Extra, NoZ 1  Hard, and our flour as the  superior of any brands now  on the market. Buy 0 K  Brands of flour and you will  have the . best article the  market affords,  are Hungarian,  Patent, and Strong- Bakers,  and our Pastry Flours, Best  Pastry and Economy.  IliNfMILUO.  ARMSTRONG, B. C,  Our Brands  A A X X, U -li '  ■\"' f'"p-^*''- JHrmV-K*
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ENDORSING MARTIN.
Resolution Passed By the Miners' Union of
Rossland.
The following resolution was adopted
at a meeting of the Rossland Miners'
Union No. 38, W. F. M., on Wednesday,
June 28th:
Whereas, on the night of June 20th,
1899,   there  was  given   in  the  city of
Rossland, B. C, what was known as a
public banquet  in  honor of our most
worthy   citizen,- ex-Governor Mackintosh,  one  who  has  the welfare of our
city at heart and has done untold good
for the community  at large.    But we
regret with shame that when the Hon.
Joseph Martin rose to address the ban-
quetters that a good  many of those so-
called gentlemen should so far forget
themselves as to jeer at one whom this
province might justly be tproud of, and
by   their   action   they dishonored the
guest of the evening, [ disgraced thenir
selves,  and  dragged in  the dust the
good name our city and  citizens have
alwaysen joyed for hospitality to those
. who may have mingled among us either
as invited guests or sojourning among
us as friends.    Therefore, be it further
Resolved, That   we,   the   Rossland
Miners'  Union,. No.  38,  W. F..of M.,
believe the   Hon; Joseph  Martin, attorney-general, was grossly insulted by
a  certain element  who  attended  the
said   public   banquet   because   of his
friendly   attitude   towards  the eight-
hour  law   passed   for  the  benefit  of
metalliferous miners in this   province.
And we further  believe such a course
was carefully planned by a vast majority of those who attended  the said
public banquet, and the motive for such
is easily understood by this union.'   Be
it further
Resolved, That we admire the manly
way in which the Hon. Joseph Martin
acquitted himself, and we condemn
such outrageous indecency by. the
would-be aristocracy who attended the
said public banquet. And in future
we pledge our support to the Hon.
Joseph Martin and his colleagues, who
have proved* by their noble acts that
they are the friends of the masses and
not the classes,3 and we call upon all
honorable citizens to denounce this
insult offered to one whom as a citizen
this province of British Columbia
might well feel proud of and Canada
: -may well admire..   .    t,. j       ....
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BOOTS, SHOES, AM) GENTS' FURNISHINGS.
Branch Stores at Rock Creek and Rendell.
Carry complete line of supplies for Camps
and Prospectors.
OLSON&PHELAN
Sound at Heart.
There is a lesson for labor leaders in
the almost unanimous public'sympathy
for the Grand Trunk trackmen.
Public opinion forced Sir Wilfred
Laurier to move away from his avowed
attitude of impartiality, and public
opinion developed a strength which
made even General Manager Hays unwilling to continue the fight.
The unanimity' and power, of this
public sentiment suggest the truth that
Canada is sound at heart on the question of the workingmen's right to living wages.
Every well-considered movement -to
give living wages to the toiler will be
supported by the strength of an almost
unanimous public sentiment. The
higher politics of Uade unionism, like
the attempt to deny civic employment
to unorganized labor, excite differences
of opinions, but there are no differences
to cripple any attempt to secure to the
Canadian toiler his right to a white
man's wages.—Toronto Telegram.
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Celebration Notes.
On Monday night a grand ball was
given in Barrett's hall under the
auspices of the Volunteer Fire department. About seventy couples were on
the floor. The music was good.and all
throughly enjoyed themselves.
Tuesday night Marietta LaDell a
noted elocutionist gave an entertainment in the same hall. She was ably
assisted • by Mrs. Dr. Mathison who
was heard for the first time in Greenwood and whose voice is a valuable
addition to the local talent. Messrs.
Seymour and Simpson also contributed
towards the evening's entertainment.
F. H. McCarter, Senior and Junior
of the Miner were among the Grand
Forks citizens who took in the
celebration.
Ernest Kennedy of Kennedy, Rice &
Co., Rossland, was among the visitors
to the celebration. He left his racer at
Grand Forks.
E. Spraggett of Grand Forks took in
the celebration.
J. A. Smith, secretar}' of the Grand
Forks Townsite company, took in the
celebration and the metropolis at the
same time. He thinks Greenwood all
right but is enthusiastic about the
grand and glorious future in store for
Grand Forks.
Claude A. Cregan and Harold Baker
of Rossland were among the visitors to
the celebration.
Hugh Cameron and Ed. James
represented Camp McKinney at the
big celebration.
Wm. Y. Williams, superintendent of
Jay P. Graves' mining company was
noticed among
Government St,
Next Door to Postoffice
Greenwood, B. G.
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Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,
HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS
Silver Street, Greenwood.
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J Qualtity same as last "■*£-
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the numerous visitors.
GREENWOOD is the financial and commercial
centre of Boundary Creek district. It is the supply
point  for   the   mining   camps.      From   the   city,    roads
lead  to  the
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DEADWOOD.
SUMMIT.
LONG   LAKE. SKYLARK.
WHITE AND  ATWOOD.
WELLINGTON. SMITH'S.
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Three   chartered   Banks   have   branches   in   the   city.
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Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack
Ponies.    Feed Barn,    Hay and  Oats For Sale,
A. W. ROBINS   -   -   -   PROPRIETOR.
For price of Eots and other information, address
ROT.   WOOD  or  C.   SCOTT GALLOWAY,
GREENWOOD,   BOUNDARY   CREEK.   B.C.
Or apply to I he Agents :
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V) THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  QJ3ountorj Creefi 0me0  PUHLISHEn   WEEKLY   IIY  Tiie Boundary Creek Printins & Publishing  -Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross '������ Editor.  W. J. Uabiiek ��� Manager.  SATURDAY,  JULY .8.   1SW.  ACTION NECESSARY.  Cahinet dissensions and adininistra-  tis-e incompentency are having their  blighting effects upon the affairs of the  province. The proper administration  of the affairs of the province is no  light undertaking. The many-details  and those, important matters that c.in  be properly regulated only by sound  judgment and concerted action ure too  important to be controlled by mi- i who  when they are riot fighting : mong  themselves hi .Victoria, are bus\ making fools of themselves elsewhere.  The recent stage robbery brings out  one of those unsatisfactory conditions  that have arisen since the coming of  the Setnlin <>overnriient. ;��� For years  Southern Yale was free from crime,because F. S. Hussey, the superintendent  of provincial police, was allowed a free  hand in the work,of guarding the interests of the general public against  the depredations of lawless and viscious  men who infested the country border-  ���ring- on the international boundary line.  Joseph Martin, from Manitoba, knew  more about running a provincial police'  force than did Fred Hussey, who spent  years in the mining sections of the  province, and who was thoroughly acquainted with existing conditions and  the requirements to meet these conditions. Martin took charge of the department himself. He dismissed officers  where they were needed and retained  them where they were not needed. He  made it impossible and unprofitable  for police officers to keep horses; so  that when it was necessary to do police  duty they were forced to go on foot or  borrow their neighbors'. He did  everything possible to disorganize and  demoralize the departmant. The result was obvious. A stage carrying  Her Majesty's mails is held up in the  public highways. The robbers deliberately cut open the sack on the road  side and after securing what they could,  went their way without interruption.  No special effort has been ;made. to  secure their capture, simply because no  policeman are available to undertake  the duty.  Again the appointments of all the  local justices' of the peace have been  cancelled and their successors have not  been sworn in,' leaving a large district  without magistrates. To further complicate matters, the time in which the  new justices shall take the oath of  office has been extended to the first day  of August. The general-public are not  notified of this postponement; nor of  other announcements of the government. The expense of advertising such  announcements in the usual way is too  heavy and the public unless they subscribe for the B. C. Gazette may remain in ignorance regarding the proclamations of His Honor, the Eieten-  ant Governor in Council.      .  Nor is the police the only department  whose efficiency has been impaired.  The mining recorders' offices, the land  registery office and other offices with  which the public come into direct contact are found in an unsatisfactory  condition. Aggravating delays which  ought to be exceptions in well regulated  and properly conducted offices are now  the portion of nearly every. one attempting to do business. The building  of roads, trails and bridges are in the  same unsatisfactory condition.  After all, certain rules which are observed by the successful business firms  are needed in the proper administration of*public affairs. A firm with its  members quarrelling among themselves usually lands in the bankruptcy  court; a similar fate awaits a government, the members of which are busily  engaged in the work of destroying  each other.  Slowly but surely those who defeated  the Turner government are realizing  tlie fact that its successors do not represent them nor the country. It was  mere braggadocio for Joseph Martin to  tell the people of Rossland that he had  the votes behind him. He has nothing  of the kind. He had the votes behind  him when he assumed an important  position in the Semlin caainet, but the  votes will not follow him in his wild  plunging to political and personal ruin.  Already an organized effort is being  made on the coast to purge the government, such a movement being necessary because the premier is too weak  to do what he himself would like or the  country demands.  The situation is a critical one and  requires some careful engineering. A  return to the old order of things under  the Turner government will not be  tolerated,    'flipper's   garrttility would  be an unbearable incubus. The province has plenty of able and enterprising meii and it is hoped that the time  will place some of them in charge of  the affairs of the province.  U 4* 4* 4* *��* 4* 4* 4* 4* * 4- 4�� 3?  4��  4��  Just Arrived  F. J. MITCHELL  HAS JUST  ���A LARGE  A FINE LINE OF......  California Bottled and Canned (roods   *&*++*.. mn <������� ����. ��� ��������,�� a <��i a <����� ��� i��  A Most Complete  Grocery ��� Stock  * ' -  Rex Meats  Hazelwood Butter and  E/ggs always in stock.  We want your palcrnaq'e  ����*  Barrett Block, Cppcr Street, 4*  GREENWOOD. %  ^���f* .*$�� ���$> ��$�� 4s *f* "f* "I3 ^ fy *f3��?  mmmmmmmmmmmmm  B. C. Assay Officer  (ganbofyfj '(go0em,< $t: &  SPRING m SUMMER  SUITINGS.  PERHECT PIT GUARANTEED.  Government St.     Greenwood,  W. M.SPROTT  IE  Greenwood, B. c.  Next Door    to   Telephone  Office.    ���/        '. .";..    ���������".���,-���  Gem Restaurant  And LUNCH COUNTER.  Meals at all hours-.  Open Day and Night.  .  Private Boxes. Lunches put   up  and delivered.     Ice  cream  in   season.  Telephone  WERNER & PITTOCK, Proprietors,  COPPER STREET - - - GREENWOOD, B. C.  A Choice Line of Staple and Fancy  JL.l  Has Arrived.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  ���$�� We want your patronage, ��$��  M. E. PRAZEE,  Grocery and Bakery,  Hamill Block, Copper Street, Greenwood.  to  S/ ���'*+'&>  SK    $%    ��fe  . v7i�� ^m> v��v  RELIABLE WOJjK.  GREEBWOOD,    -     B.  Hall, Rice & Co.  Mining,   Stock*  and Real Estate  * .*.. �� * *   .  Temporary Office : ...  ' Government Street, Opp. Post Office,  GREENWOOD. B.C.  ���< # #��� #'-.0 .  Parties having copper claims for  sale kindly call on us, and give full  particulars. Would be glad to get any  information from parties familiar with  location of unsurveyed claims. Expect  to go to press very soon, and wish to  have correct location of every claim in  every camp for our Boundary Creek  Pamphlet. City property for sale; call  for particulars. Business; lots on Copper, Silver, and Governnient streets.  Some choice sites for residences. Our  lithographed plan of Greenwood mailed  free for SO cents.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  Kcrby's Map of Wellington Camp, $1.00  A fine line of  Pipes!,   Cigars,  tobacco  Ij.jnst Received.  and; Pouches  'A-  wV.  J. I MSWQRTH,  Druggist ��.'.' Midway.  | it Coates Mo/|  | Contractors       |  i ; /AM |  ZZS Greenwood,  \1*  McELMON  Greenwood. St.  Opposite  Kendall's   New  Block.  Having- quit the stage  e'xpress office I will devote  my whole time to the  watch repairing business.  Bank of Montreal  Capital, all paid up.  $12,000,000.  Rest......  '... $6,000,000.  President:  Lokd Stkathcona and Mount Royal.  Vice-President:  Hon. George A. Dku.mmond.  General Manager..  .. ..E. S. Clouston.  Branches in London (England),  New York, Chicago,  And in the principal cities in Canada;  . fe # %   ������;���>���_.  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and-  Cable Transfers; Grant Commercial  and Travellers' Credits, available -in  any part of the.World.   ,  Drafts issued, Collections  made,'  etc.  Greenwood Branch;  F. J.  FINUCANE. Manager,  .,-   THE   CANADIAN -  Head Office V/ TORONTO.  Established 1867.  PaicWp Capital > > $6,000,000,  Rest..  [Six Million Dollars.!          f 1.000.000.  PRESIDENT."  HON.   GEO.   A.   COX.  ''^r^^^^^^m  ���b/c.  -^   Store Fronts & Fixtures a Sue   alty   ��^���  To Commercial Travellers  and Public we are prepared  at all times to give you a  first class       THISTLE'":���:  ���s the Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  R.  P.  SOLE AGENTS :  RlTHET &   CO.  VICTORIA     B.C.  Ltd.  2"  Hi  n  a .  S. v  EP J5  c:  n s  Si  I- V ���  ��� ��������� 5!  o =    - '  o  gB   M '������ o ���  ~ r.     OT>       tj  Q.  9  _   .-      *S  i  >s��0te  S  ���   **l  i  ���  <Sl    . -  ^3 .  .'     -���  ���^   ��  rp  ..as .���  JB -  '    P  5^  3  O  , ^3  n  ?s  r?     cs^a  B. E. WALKER,  General Manager.  J.   H. rLUMMER,    ;  Asst. General Manag-er.  �� This Bank has the largest number of ���  Branches of; any Bank in Canada, with ,  Agencies at New York, Chicago, New,  Orleans, Skagway> and.Dawson City.  Accountsof Corporations, Merchants,  and Individuals received on favorable  terms. ������    ,  Drafts, Commercial.Credits, Travellers' Credits, and Circular Notes.issued  available in any part of the World.  Approved Notes '-Discounted; Collections made.     ���     !:���-.".������  A general Banking business transacted;;  '    ��� "���    ��� -..���--.;.-  .!,.���:  :.:  'i |Greenwood~Brarich.,;;i<; 1  D.  A.  CA/nERON.      ,:  Manag-er.  THE   BANK   OF  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON. Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liqnors and Cigars.  ���    God   Staulin-g.  Proprietors of the Fletcher &  Goodhue sawmill, is prepared  to furnish all kinds of Rough  and Dressed  LQMBE R,  Lath, Mouldings,  Etc., Etc.  Greenwood  Office���:Corner of Mineral  and Kimberley streets.  If J.  /MIDWAY.   B.C.  at a reasonable rate to all  points south of Penticton  to Cascade City if desired.  SCHUBERT & BARNES  Penticton, B,c,     Proprietors.  i  I  Jii      i��i      i'Ji   ' rffe     jSffi.     Jli      *V��-      iVi      aV6  ^ft*       V(v*       -vi\'       W      W      "�������       ���������"       W"       v'l?  Thos. McDonnell.            R. M. McEnlir  McDonnell's u\\m\.  Mines and.  Real Estate  GREENWOOD    and    CAMP MCKINNEY  rffe      iV'-      i"t      ft.     o't     ii'i     A'i      iVi     i'&  ���X'      *      VF      yir     %S     ''if      'i5       ���>'���'      ->'f  IS  MINING BROKERS.  ���9���-  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  Contractors and Builders m "sssm&mmm&mmwmm  || TURNING AND BANDSAWING  II  i  A SPECIALTY.  SHOP   AND OFFICE, SILVER  ST.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  AMNERS and : :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear   : :   ���  Ames Holden Co.'s  ����� Columbia "  " Kootenay "  " Vancouver  All of which are First.class Foot Wear  Shannon    Files,  Letter   Clips,  Stick  Files.  i> i> r> i>  I World Almanack, '99.  I Chicago News " '99.  % Canadian        "   '99.  I      Tocket Diaries.  g  IH. JL KING I CO.,,  Save Money 6y purchasing your Ticket direct  from Greenwood to points on the Coast or East.  OCEAN     TO*    OOEAN  Without chanjreof Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  The "IMPERIAL LIMITED."  The fastest train  between   the   Atlantic and  Pacific.  Eastbound leaves Sicomous Jet. at 2:35  Westbount leaves Sicomous at 23:26  Connecting- steamer leaves Penticton.  TUESDAY. THURSDAY, SATURDAY, 7:30 a.m  Connecting: steamer arrives at Penticton  MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,     FRIDAY,    17:30  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital...... $4,866,666  Reserve Fund $1,460,000  London Office:  3 Clement's Iiarc, Lombard Street, E. C.  Court of DirectokS':o  J. H. jBrodie, John  James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J.B. Kendall,J.J. Kiutrs-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman..  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James St., Montreal.  H. Stikeman, general manager.  J. Elmsley, inspector.  -#-  Branches in Canada:  Loudon, Brautford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec, St. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg,,Frcderictou,-N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Greenwood and Atlin. B.C.  Agents in the United States:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawson and 'J. C. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(124 Sansome street) H. J. Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank offiEnglaud and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia-  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Cliartored Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China. Agra Bank.  West Indies���-Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard,  Kranss & Co.    Lyons���Credit Lvouuais.  F. T. SHORT. Maaaiir.   Greenwood.   B.   C  -.ft     -?. ~-*r  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Copper Street.  Accelerated service into the Kootenay Mining  District.  Through Tickets to all Eastern Points  AT LOWEST RATES.  For  full   information  as to time, rates, Etc.  also  for copies of Canadian   Pacific Railway  publications apply to  F. T. ABBOTT, -        Agent, Greenwood.  Or to   E. J, COYLE,  Dist. Passenger Agent, Vancouver.    B.C.  SEALED TENDERS, properly indorsed,  whole or separate, will be received by the  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of Lauds  and Works up to Friday the 7th July, for the  erection and completion of School Buildings at  the followiog places, viz :���  Greenwood, Ashcroft, Slocan, Revelstoke and  Femie, B. C.  Specifications, drawings and conditions of  tender and contract may be seen at the Government Offices, at Victoria, Vancouver, Ashcroft,  Revelstoke, Vernon, Greenwood, Nelson,  Slocan, Fort Steele and Fernie, B. C, on and  after the 23rd June.  Teuders will not be considered unless made  out mi the forms supplied, and signed with the  actual signature of the tenders.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioder of Lands & Works.  Lauds and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 7th June. 18W. ���m-i-rl"W""'V"i'"-"  I 1 .*  ���\OA  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  White Lawns  White Piqiies  White Swiss Muslins  White and Cream Drills.  3HHFIER BRE33 G��0B3  This week we placed in stock a complete range of wash Dress Goods.    Before buying  dresses and blouses see our big stock of those beautiful stuffs  "Crums," best Prints in light and dark shades, all guaranteed fast colors.  Demands for these goods is large and they will not last long at our prices.  HUNTER-KENDRiaK  Sateens  Linen Crashes  Scotch Ginghams  Madras - Muslins  Organdie - Muslins.  H&uiuuuuiuiUiu^^  ROBBED THE MAILS  HIGHWAYMEN HOLD UP MAIL STAGE  The Snodgrass Stage,-Stopped by Armed Men  and the Driver Is Forced to Deliver Her  Majesty's Mails. Secure Registered. Sack.  No Clue to Robbers. Holdup Takes Place  near Rock Creek.  For the second time during- the last  two months Her Majesty's mails in  this district have been looted by highwaymen. The latest robbery is of a  serious nature, armed men commanding- the driver of the stage to stop' and  forcing him to throw out the mails.  This is the first time in the history -of  staging in the district that a hold-up  of this kind has happened.  About   two   o'clock   Saturday afternoon, Snodgrass'  stage for'Penticton  with Joe Snodgrass driving left.Green-  wood with through  mail from Grand  Forks and local mail for western points.  There-were  also four   passengers on  board,  one lady and three gentlemen.  The stage had left Rock Creekand was  ascending the : steep  grade near Kennedy   creek \when   two   masked   men  ��� came from  behind a large tree on the  bank overlooking   the   road.      ' They  commanded   Snodgrass   to    stop    the  stage.     He  paid no attention to them  when a peremptory order came backed  up by  two fierce' looking revolvers in  the hands of each of the men.    The  stage stopped.    One of the men  jumped down  and  took  a position  at  the  side  of the right  wheeler   while   the  other   remained  on the   bank   above..  Snodgrass asked them what they wanted.    "Give  us the express box "  was  the reply.     Snodgrass replied that he  had no express box.    " Well throw out  the mail".    With four revolvers  pointing al him Snodgrass'could do nothing  but comply.     He began throwing  out  the sacks.    The big heavy  mail sacks  wedged between and underneath  the  seats were not easy to unload  and  the  robbers becoming impatient at the   delay swore at Snodgrass and  suggested  a quicker movement.     " If  yoit  think  you can get these sacks out any quicker  I  wish  you  would come  up here and  try".    The robbers did not ��� accept   the  invitation   and   he   was   asked   if  he  wanted   the   newspaper   sacks.      The  man  at  the horses side who acted as  spokesman   stated   he   wanted   every-  think and  wanted it d���n quick. After  the mail sacks had been thrown out,  Snodgrass was asked to  move on   an  lose no time about.     Snodgrass  drove  on  and he' and the   passengers were  beginning to breath  freely when  one  of the masked men came out in front of  them on the road again  having taken  a short cut through  the woods.     You  are not  moving  very quickly he  said  "now  lose  no time   but   get".      Not  wishing a further interview, the necessary speed was secured and  maintained until Hoosier was reached.  In the meantime the stage met Phil  J. Hickey coming to Greenwood from  McKinney. He was informed of the  robbery but he thought those on the  stage were joking. He soon came up  to the mail sacks scattered on the road.  He saw a man a short distance away.  Mr. Hickey suggested to him that the  stage had been held up and the stranger  answered that he would got up and see  about it. Mr. Hickey did not remain  long in the vicinity but|came hurriedly  to Rock Creek.  At Hoosier two men were secured  who went back to the scene of the  hold-up and found the mail sacks.  Some of them had been left untouched  while others had been cut open. The  robbers did not even handle the  registered mail very carefully. One  letter which was cut open had S25  between its pages which were unmolested by the highwaymen. The mail was  taken to Hoosier and forwarded from  McKinney next morning. The robbers appeared to be  novices  and  were  apparently quite nervous about their  desperate undertaking. One, a tall  man had a mask which covered only  the upper portion of his face, while  the other a stouter man was masked in  a sheepskin which came down to his  chest. '��� ���"';."-���'���'������.-".���'  . The .international boundary line is  about three miles distant and can be  easiely reached from the scene of the  robbery. It is stated'that the only  provincial police oig cer in the district  is out on foot after them.  Timber pell on Him.  An unfortunate accident happened a  few days ago at the site of the new  railway bridge being built over Sutherland creek, by Porter Bros. & Mc-  Arthur, for. the railway contractors.  By it a yourig man lost his life almost  instantly. ,  Shortly after starting work a heavy  batter post was being, hoisted into  position, when it began to totter, John  Girard, one .of the bridge carpenters,  saw it leaning, and jumped to get out  of the way. Unfortunately he sprang  in the wrong'direction, and the heavy  timber fell on him, crushing his head  and backi A horseman was dispatched  at once to Cascade for surgical assistance, but Girard twas- dead before he  could get there, having lived but a few  minutes after the accident. No'blame  is attached to.any one for the fatality.  Girard was a man of about 27 years',  and was unmarried. He came from  the town of Arnprior, Ontario, where  his people now reside. He was well  thought of by his fellow workmen and  employes, having been three or four  weeks on this bridge, before that on  the long bridge over Porcupine creek,  10 miles west of Brooklyn.  VICTORIA, BO.  LONDON. ENG  VANCOUVER, B. C.  TURNER, BEETGN  &   GO.  WHOLESALE   MERCHANTS,   SHIPPERS   ANDa  ;.'���-. 0,-::-V   IMPORTERS.  ^:.;,;/  KOOTENAY   BRANCH    v    <   v     ���   v   NELSONrB/G  LIQUORS, CIGARS,  Tobaccos,      | Carpets,  Boots, Tents,  WHITE   FOR   CATALOGUE.  DRY GOODS;     ';  China Matting,  Ore Bags.  ^n!mmmmm!!tmHHmHt!fHn!!mm!!!mi!rm!!!!?!tii!!?m!!!!!!m!!!mi!!!!!mtnt!!m!!im!HK  THE  ��� ��� ���  CHINKS, Garbage Boxes and Cess-  ^"^ pools need attention now. Some-  ���timcs sickness in the summer months is  due to lack of disinfectants. Be on the  safe side���use Creolin now.  CREOLIN is a prompt, reliable and  safe disinfectant. It is not poisonous,  and that is one of the reasons why it is  in such demand. Death through carbolic  acid is frequent.  IN addition to its use as a general  disinfectant, Creolin is an agreeable  deodorizer for the sick room, an effective home remedy for burns, cuts and  other hurts; and a useful application in  treating- skin blemishes land parasitic  diseases of animals.  CP*.n=9 ���    .   . .  THREE table spoonfuls of Creolin  mixed with a gallon of water makes a  good disinfectant  Druggists and Jewelers.  Goupil & Holden, signwriters, paint-  ,-c    nnfiprhntifrpra    p-tr.    ^fr*.    **fr*.  13-uiipu   IX.  I1U1UC11,  M^uwuicia,  ers, paperhangers, etc., etc., etc.  Head Office and Works at  Belleville, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trait,, B.C.  #ft��   (1&AC  ^ Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors,  Roc  Drills, Hoisting   and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works.  Our  Shops  at  Trail are most  complete,   consequently  we  are  in   a position   to handle   all  kinds of Repairs.   If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buying repairs, then   USE   OURS.  ^aiiiiiiiiaaiiiiiiiiaiuauuiuiiuiuiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiuiuuiiiiuaiiiiiiuiiaiiUiaiiiiiuuiaiiUiiiiaiiss:  ressors  FOR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  OOMRELTE   MINE   BQiUIRMENT.  JAMES    COOPER   MANUFACTURING   COMPANY,   Limited  MONREAL,  P.O.  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. G  JAMES D. SWORD, Manager.  xssJmm  ^^^Sww*Vm9^  'S^^Si^^SKKS  aSsKasfl  lSalSfiSi��jaSi  i^a^/^ro  ^s��gg��@JS^^^S���iSSy^^^8^S6B|SMMa3ft  ^^sSsSislai-S                 Outside Packed Duplex Pattern With Pot Valves.  WE ARE PREPARED  To fnrnish Pumping Machinery of various types for  all Mining duties. Our long experience and up to  date plant and methods enable us to warrant our  Pumps unapproached for design, durability, compactness and general serviceable qualities. We would be  pleased to furnish catalogue and estimates.  Toronto, Ont.  NORTHEY MAK&p&IS?.INr'  Municipally of The City of Greenwood.  ELECTION NOTICE.  PUBLIC Notice is hereby given to the electors of the South Ward in theMunicipality  of the city of Greenwood that I require the  presence of the said electors in the court House,  in Greenwood aforesaid, on Wednesday, 15th  July, 1899, from 12 o'clock noon to 2 p. tn. for the  purpose of nominating an Alderman to fill the  vacancy created by the resignation of George  H. Cro'pley. Further notice is hereby given  that in the event of a poll being necessary such  poll will be opened on Saturday, 15th July, 1899,  at the court house aforesaid from 8 a. m. to 4  p. m. of which every person is hereby required  to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Given under mv hand at Greenwood this 28th  day of June, 1899. G. Ii. TAYLOR,  Returning Officer.  D.McARTHUR  6c  CO.  NELSON. B. C.  Have just received a large consignment of carpets direct from factories in Scotland. Also linoleums  and oil cloths, which they will retail or wholesale at very low prices. Also five carloads of furniture for  spring stock.    Will be  sold  at  very  low  prices  to introduce our   business   in   the Boundary Creek country.  "WRITE    F=OR   CATALOGUE   AND    PRICES  D. McArthur & Co,, Wholesalers and Retailers of Furniture, Carpets, Etc, Nelson, B. C. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  .. OFFERS A SAFE, SURE AND RELIABLE SPECULATION .,  There is no surer thing on earth than that Rendel! is located in the most natural position to command the trade  of the rich mining section of the West Fork country. Located at the confluence of Beaver Creek arid West Fork  of Kettle river at the Junction of the two railways and mainline of the C, P, R, nothing can change its natural  location. TO THE MANY BUYERS Eager to get in on the ground floor of Rendell we beg to say lots will be  on the market as soon as-the survey is completed. We pi cfer to complete the survey in preference to selling paper  lots.        In the meanume don't be decoyed.  SMAILE  KETTLE   RIVER MINING   DIVISION.  H.  Record   of Mineral Locations for the Week  Endine July 6. 1899.  June 29.  Juno, cedar creek, T. B. Baazit.  Molly Jipsou, Cedar creek, T. B. Baazit.  Waterloe, Long Lake, W. L. C. Gordon.   ,  June 30.  Aurie   Madde,   West   Copper    camp,  ST.  Madden.  Montreal, Kimberly camp, C. D. Campbell.  Sarah Jane. Kimberly camp, John Cameron.  Toronto, Kimberly camp, Jake Ransport.  Winona. Deer creek, Oscar E. Nelson'.  Mosquito, Wm. Fletcher.  Medical, Horseshoe Mt., A. E. Thomas.  Hope, Cedar creek, Ed. Suli van.  .July 1  Bingo,   fractional,   Providence  camp,  Porter.  Caper, fractional, Providence camp, J.R.Porter  St. Andrew, fractional, Providence camp, J. R.  Porter.  Josie, West Copper camp, E, DeCelle.  July 3."  :  O. K., Perkins camp, A. Leamy.  White Star, fractional, Graham camp, F. A  Stephan.  July 5.  San Jose, Tripple Lake, H. D. Barnes.  Victor, fractional, Long Lake, W. Harvey.  Copper Point, Nicholson  creek,  W. C.  Nicholson.  Copper Chief, Nicholson  creek, J, E. Richardson.  July 6.  Gold Dust, central camp, G. H. Ford.  R.  Certificates of Work.  June 29.  Dominion, Lewis Fish  Number 2, Lewis Fish  Ocian Wave, W. E. Lealy  June30  Tidal Wave, W. E. Lealy.  Contact, W. E. Lealy  Vernon, W. E. Lealy  Tenderfoot, A. S. Keer  C. G. D., F. T. Groves.  July 1.  Lido, R. Jtuart.  July 3  No. 5, C. Johnson.  Pioneer, Wm. Foster.  July 6  Owl, G. H. Ford.  Transfers.  (Irey Eagle, l/i int., D. Buchanan to D. Murray.  Bald Eagle, 'A int., Jeff Davis to G. R. Naden.  Moreen,   all   int.,  G.   T.  Crane  to II. Shalleii-  berger.  Bald Eagle, % int., J. W. Lind to G.   R.   Naded.  Trico,   No. 5,  J-< int.,  in  eacn,   J. Link to C. L.  Johnson.  Maze, yt int., J. C. Reny to A. Megraw.    ,  Certificate of Improvements.  Standard, E. H. Tomlinsou et al.  MR. MARTIN'S SIDE.  He Gives   His   Version   of  the   Resignation  Sensation.  A Victoria dispatch says : Attorney-  General Joseph Martin was interviewed  by a Globe reporter today, and made  the following statement about the  incident of Premier Senilin requesting  his resignation. Asked if the story  published in Vancouver was correct,  he replied : "Yes, it is perfectly correct." To the question : "Do you intend to resign?" Martin replied in his  well known emphatic way : "Certainly  not. If any one should resign it ought  to be Mr. Semi in, for he has not the  confidence of the whole of his cabinet,  or the members of the party in the  house."  The whole preceeding on the part of  the premier, Mr. Martin pronounced  most extraordinary. As was well  known, the position of "premier" was  not recognized in the constitution, and  because he happened to disagree with  a member of the cabinet no premier  had a right to request that member's  resignation, especially without consulting his colleagues.  "Mr. Senilin did not consult his  colleagues," went on Mr. Martin. "He  acted on his own responsibility, or  rather on the advice of Mr. Cotton, as  Mr. Semlin is a weak man and is  g-overened by what Mr. Cotton says.  The   whole  thing  is a conspiracy be  tween   Mr.   Semlin   arid   Mr.   Cotton.  Cotton is one of those  men   who likes  to   stand  behind a tree and push some  one else forward to.do his  work.    For  the   reasons  Mr.  Semlin  gave me for  asking me to resign, it  is   most extraordinary   that   he   should   Have   acted  without ever requesting me to give any  explanation,   and I told him so plainly  on Saturday."     The  idea of Mr. Semlin   giving  as   a  reason for his action  the   charge that  the attorney-general  had   neglected his office was, Mr. Martin said, ridiculous.    "Why, I defy any  one   to say that I  have neglected the  affairs of my office. Not only has everything been kept up to date there, but I  have been enabled to make  a  number  of savings,   and have put the department in a more efficient state  than it  ever was before.     It is very ridiculous  for Mr. Semlin to charge me with neglect  of my department after he made  such a muddle of the lands  and works  department that we had  to ' move  him  into the much less responsible department of provincial secretary, and he is  not even equal to carry on  that  in an  efficient way. It is Mr. Semlin's place, if  any one's, to resign,"   Mr.   Martin repeated.    "We only took   him in as premier because  we could not   help ourselves.    Mr. Cotton  did not want him  for  premier any  more than I did, but  we  could  not afford,   with  only a majority of,one,   to do without him just  then, and he threatened if he  was not  premier to kick over the whole applecart.    What  Mr.   Cotton wants is  the  whole thing himself."  The charge that he had given away  cabinet secrets, Mr. Martin characterized as absurd. "I never gave away  any cabinet secrets," he remarked,  "but when I found Mr. Cotton making  statements outside that were falsehoods, I was forced to place myself  right."  The excitement is extreme among  politicians, and a meeting of the opposition supporters in the city was held  today. The chances are that a coalition  will be made, with Mr. Martin out in  the cold.  Fmi  T   f  For Sale or to Let.���A heavy team  and wagon. Apply Fritz Haussknkk,  Greenwood, B. C.  Wanted.���Position as watchman or  other light work. Unable to do heavy  work on account of accident. Fritz  HausSKNKr. Greenwood, B. C.  F=.   &   A.   M.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A. F. & A. M.  Regular   Communication   first    Thursday    in  everv  month.   Sojourning  brethren   cordiallv  invited. J.   C.   HAAS,  C. Scott Galloway, W..M. Secretary  Fairview Drug And Book Store,  % JOHN LOVE & CO. ��  Druggist % Stationers  site   A'i   ��?4  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  Hi    A%    *%  W        '*F       'Jf?  A   full   line   of    Drugs,     Stationery, j  Druggists Sundries. j  Prescriptions   Carefully Compounded/  NOTIOE  INESS FIRMS...  In  Connection  with ''THE TIMES*' we have one of  the most complete     ���    V   ���    ���    ���    ���    ���    ���    ���   y    ���  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that Yee Lee has  purchased the Greenwood Citv Lauudrv  opposite the planing- mill and is prepaired to do  a'.l kinds of laundry work. YEE LEE.  In the interior of the Province, With new power  Presses, new Type, and a stock of modern Printers'  Stationery, we ars in a position to fill any orders for Job  Printing as reasonably, as satsfactorily, and as expedite  iously 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 injuryvit is dear at a gift, Let us fill your next order for  Letterheads, Billheads or Envelopes? then compare our work and prices with  others'.    We guarantee you satisfaction,  OORRER ST.  GREENWOO     B. C. J-^T - rf I *: r r*Tn*" v-~*y*~>**��^i**.1'  THE   BOUNDAKY   CREEK   TIMES.  /  7 I  SIR WILLIAM VAN HORNE.  in  harness  It did touch  The great  Character Sketch of the Retiring President of  the C. P. R.  The press of the country had anticipated   the   retirement  of  Sir William  Van  Home.    Not so long ago the announcement of such retirement would  have had the most disastrous effect upon the stock of the company.    Today  even those who were most pessimistic  in regard to the ultimate success of this  colossal undertaking say that it is one  of   the   greatest   institutions    of   the  world.    Sir William,   though desiring  for   several years past  to retire, had  said that he would remain  till the stock reachedpar.  that figure a  month  ago.  project which it was said would never  earn axle grease is consolidated.    The.  C.  P...R.-is a dividend^ earner.   The  possibilities before it are simply boundless.   The system itself is only in its  infancy.    It is,  in  fact, in process of  evolution.     It    will   grovv   with   the  growth, of the country���rather it will  direct,; accelerate,    that   growth.     It  would,be idle  to speculate as to what  would have happened had  Sir William  not. taken taken off his coat to the upbuilding.of a system which he found  inchoate and unconnected; what is certain  is, that its successes is due to his  genius for administration, to his great  coura'ge,;to his i tactful management of  men .arid   interests.  ' He   now  retires  and there, is no shock.   The public feel  thatthe C.P.  R.; is secure and strong  andpoteritial.r  Now that Sir William intends to bury  himself in his conservatory or his picture gallery (than which there is not a  finer-in .Canada).    He will take an in-  terestinthe great system, and, in the  capacity of chairman of the board of  directors,   will   offer his  counsel,! his  direction,- if   need be.    The   familiar  place,;however,will know him no more.  He will no longer be found sitting with  his  face to the back of his chair, legs  apart,   and  cigar  at a daring tilt���the  embodiment of the democrat day.    He  was able, but he was also the simplest  man   in   the   Q.   P.   R!   service.    He  generally worked  in his shirt sleeves.  He said "damn" with great unction���  in the  moment of stress.    He was intensely  human.    He had  a Jarge experience.    He asked no man to profess  anything; he, expected the record of the  life.-    No man   laughted   heartier  at  tin pot titles than the president of the  C.   P.   R.;   a   man   with   a  wife and  family, has often  to swallow his principles, ��� Tt   seemed   absurd   that   the  democratic  gentleman,  simple as the  first republicans of the United States,  should become Sir   William; no man  perceived  the absurdity more quickly  than the president himself.   At first,  indeed; he said "damn"  to  those who  presumed to give him his title; in time  (such   strange   creatures   are we) the  title   became   part   of   the   man.    He  could accept it with gravity; in society  there was never question as  to its propriety;   in   his  shirt-sleeves, with his  favorite cigar, it seemed grotesque in  the extreme.   ,  Mr.Morrisbn���that awful shareholder  who heckles the dignateries at.the annual meeting���laughed long and loud  at, the notioa of any human biped beting worth.$60,000. per annum. "Give a  man a big salary and he will cease to  work. He will hire. other people to  work, while himself will loaf." .This  is his dictum'. Sir William has many  able; assistants; the plan was his. He  schemed and thought and dared for the  C. P. R.. He put his courage; into the.  directorate. ��� He said "damn" to the  word "impossible." It was not the  amount of work he. did; it was the  presence of the man. His name was. a  tower of strength. It was in the name  the public-invested: : It was a striking  individuality which earned $60,000 a  year. He dared when others failed.  His imagination was almost oriental in  its warmth. The splendid optimism of  the man was worth���well, there is such  a thing as. not being able to pay a man  enough.  The most limited creature is various.  Who would suppose to look at Sir  William that he was a poet! Of course  I do not mean that he wrote poetry.  He felt it. It was his nature. To  illustrate, he.had.a passion for orchids.  He loved the lordly and the exotic in  plants* Paintings are his hobby. He  has a priceless collection of pictures in  his beautiful residence on Sherbrook  street, Montreal, which he has filled  with art treasures, from all lands, the  east especially affording its quota. He  is considered one of the best living  judges of etchings. And he has a  literary taste; loves good books, and  can quote with facility and effect.  Finally, he delights in travel, in  scenery, in visiting historic places.  Still a comparatively young man,  thousands of friends arid admirers will  hope that ample opportunity may be  given to Sir William to gratify the  bent of his mind,  The Cabinet Crisis.  The following Victoria dispatch under date of July 4th gives the details of  the cabinet crisis which was daily expected:  The  crisis  in the provincial cabinet  has come about, after its members have  been   working   at cross  purposes for  months.    Premier Senilin   has   taken  the bold stand of demanding the resignation   of   Attorney-General   Martin.  Fighting Joe refused point blank to accede  to  this request.    In the row that  followed in the attorney-general's office  at Victoria  last Saturday,   Martin repudiated   the right of the premier to  make  this demand.    He says  he will  never resign on such  a request, but  that it must come from  Governor Mc-  Innes, who is now in  Atlin.    Political  circles   here  and  in  Victoria are in a  great ferment over the affair.   Though  the details of the row have not yet been  made   public,  it is only too apparent  that   the   government,   as  at present  constituted, cannot live, the breach between  the premier and the chief 'law  officer of the crown  being  irreconcilable.    Premier Semlin asked for Martin's   resignation   on    three   different  counts.,. First, he was not attending to  the business of the department; second,  he has been disclosing the private business of the cabinet;  third,   because he  brought the governnient into disrepute  by   his   actions   and   remarks  at  the  Mackintosh     banquet     at   Rossland.  Martin refused positively to resign; insisting that the business of the department was carried on  well.    He denied  that he had betrayed  the government  secrets,  and said   that he  had never  been asked for  an .explanation of the  Rossland affair.   Martin then accused  Semlin of being a  weak  tool  in  the  handsof Cotton.   The government supporters  say a caucus  will  be held at  once  and that H. D. Helmcken,  Victoria, will be the new attorney-genernl.  Martin   took  the  labor  side  on   the  Deadman's Island question, which has  been one of the chief factors in breaking up the government.    Martin's supporters on the Island question,  only a  few  days  ago, announced   that   they  would do anything even  to the overthrow of the government, to obtain the  dismissal of Cotton.    It is considered  that a new election is  inevitable,   and  now it will be race between Cotton and  Martin, that will finish one man or the  other.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that, sixty days from the  date hereof, I, Otto Dillier, intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and  works for the following- described tract of land,  viz.: Commencing- at the north east corner of  the Twin Mineral claim in Skylark camp,  Kettle Kiver Mining- division of Yale district,  B. C, thence running 20 chains east, thence 20  chains north, thence 20 chains east, thence 40  chains south, thence 40 chains west, thence 20  chains north to the point of commencement.  ��� OTTO DILLIER.  Dated at Greenwood City, April 10, 1899.   ��� 12-4  APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENSE.  TVTOTICE  JL M.    signed intend to applv  to  the  hereby driven,  that  the tinder-    ' . Board  of  License Commissioners of the City of Greenwood, at their next sitting-, for a license to sell  liquor by retail on the premises known as the  Alberta Hotel, situate oil lot 4, block 12, Silver  street, in the Citv of Greenwood, B.C.  Dated this 29tli day of April, 1899.  J. D. RENEAULT.  mj*3 CHARLES   GAUVREAU.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend to  apply to the board of licence commissioners of the City of Greenwood at their first  meeting after the expiration of thirty days, for  a license to sell liquor by retail oii the premises  known as the Log- Cabin Road House, situate  on Government street, near the citv limits.  J. J. "MILLER.  Greenwood, May 1,1899. 3-5  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate' of   Improvements.  '  NOTICE.  LULO   mineral  claim,   situate in   the  Kettle  River  Mining   division    of-Yale 'district.  Where located: In Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  as agent for Hugh R. Elliott, free miner's  certificate No. 18349 A, and Randolph Stuart,  free miner's certificate No. 185S4, intend, sixtj-  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, in list be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of May, 1899.  . 24-d  Licence Authorising an Extra-Prouincial  Gompany to Carry on Business.  NOTICE.1,  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned intends to apply to the board of  license commissioners of the City of Greenwood, al their next sitting, for a license to sell  liquor by retail on the premises to be known as  the B. C. Hotel, situate on lots 8 and 9 in block  16, in said City of Greenwood.  JOHN KEOUGH.  Greenwood, B. C, May 11th, 1899. 13-5  NOTICE  NOT IE is hereby given that the undersigned, intends to applj* to the board of  license commissioners of.the City of Greenwood; at their next sitting-, 30 days after the  date hereof,' for a license to sell liquor by  retail on the premises to be known as- the  Gainbrinus hotel, situate On lots 15 and 16, in  block 11, Silver street, in the City of Greenwood.  LOUIS FORSCHNER.  Dated 11th April, 1899... 12-4  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  ���'���  ,'. ' '.    NOTICE.' ���   ''���       i*.  RED ROCK mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining division of Yale District. Where located: In Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George R. Naden, free miner's  certificate No. 14357 A, J. C. Haas, free miner's  certificate No. 18340 A, and the British America  Development Compare, limited, (foreign), free  miner's certificate No. 41458 A, intend, sixty  days from the dale dcreof, 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 17th day of June, 1899. 24-6   ,  ��� COMPANIES ACT, 1897.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned intends to apptj* to the board of  license commissioners of the City of Greenwood at their next sitting, for a license to sell  liquor by retail- in the hotel building now  being-erected b3'me on lots 9, 10, 11 and 12 in  block4, at the corner of Govern men tjand Dead-  wood streets in said Cit3* of Greenwood. Known  as the Leland House. ' --������     :  J. W. POWELL.  Greenwood, B.C. May 11th, 1899. 14-5  NOTICE.  iS hereb3- given that I will apply to the Board  of License Commissioners for the Cit3- of  Greenwood at their next sitting-, held after the  expiration of thirty days from date of this  notice, for a license to sell b3- retail spirituous  and fermented liquors on the premises known  as the " Queen's Hotel," situate on Lot 5, Block  14, Copper street, in the said Cit3- of Greenwood  DAVID MANCHESTER.  Dated the 4th day of March, 1899.-.  Freight Rates to Boundary Creek.  F. W. Peters, district freight. agent  for the C. P. R., has arranged the following tariff of freight rates for use  online from Robson westwards as soon  as track is laid to Cascade. The rates  is for every 100 pounds. . The rates for  the first 10 miles, according to class of  freight, follows:  First class, 30c; second, 26c; third,  20c; fourth, 16c; fifth, 14c; sixth. 13c;  seventh, 12c; eight,14c; nith 10c; tenth,  10c. ���  Twenty miles���First class, 42c; second, 36c;.third, 28c;'fourth, 22c; fifth,  20c; sixth, 17c; seventh, 16c; eight, 18c;  ninth, 16c. tenth, 12c.- ���������  .'Thirty miles���First. class, 54c; second, 46c; third, 36c; fourth, 28c; fifth,  26c; sixth, 21c; seventh, 18c; eight, 22c;  ninth, 20c; tenth, 14c.  .Fifty miles���First class, 70c; second,  58c;: third, 48c; fourth, 36c; fifth, 34c;  sixth, '20c; seventh, 34c;-' eight, 26c;  ninth, 25c; tenih, 18c.  One hundred miles-  -.secend, 90c; third,-.72c;  50c;'.'sixth,  42c; seventh,  32c;  eighth,  ���35c; ninth, 35c; tenth, 28c.  -First class, $1,08;  fourth, 54c, fifth,  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I will on  Wednesday the 8th day of March next  present, apply to the Board of. License Commissioners for the Citj- of Greenwood for a  license to sell 03- retail spirituous and fermented liquors on the premises to be known as the  '��� Miner's Hotel" situate on Lots3and4,Block 5,  Copper street, in the said City of Greenwood.  WALTER WATERLAND.  Dated the 8th day of February. 1899.  N OTI   E.  NOTICE is herebv given.that the g-eneral  meeting- of the stockholders of the  Winnipeg Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd., will  he held at the office of the company- at  the mine on Friday, the 30th day- of  June, 1899, at the hour of 2 p. m. for theelection  of offcers, and for the ordering of the affairs of  the companv generally. W F'HONEY,  Greenwood, B.C., 23rd May, 1899        Secretary.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of   Improuements.  ;-' ' '"' ' NOTICE. .'  GREY EAGLE mineral claim, situate in the  Bettle River.Mining division of Yale district. Where located : In Greenwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John F.Hemenway,  as agent for Jaj-P. Graves, free miner's  certificate No. 14296 A, and John Stevens, free  miner's certificate No. 182S4 A, intend, sixtj*  da3-s from the date hereof, to applj- to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced  before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  ��� Dated this 12th day of June, 1899.    ��� ...    24-6  ACT,    1896.  Improvements.  MINERAL  Certificate   of  NOTICE.  WELLINGTON,    WELLINGTON    NO.     1,  WELLINGTON NO. 2 Mineral .claims, situated in the Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale   District,      AVhere  located:   In   Long  Lake camp.  'T'AKE  notice that I William James Harris  1 ,    Free  Miner's   Certcficate No.   79645   intend,   sixtj-   day's  from   the   date  hereof,   to  applj' to the Mining Recorder for a certificate  or 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 thisilSth day of. May, 1899. 27-5  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned intends to apply-to the Board of  License Commissioners of the Citj- of Greenwood at their next sitting 30 days after the date  hereof for a license to sell liquor b3- retail on  the premises to be known as the "Gambriuus  Hotel," situate on Lots 15 and 16 in Block 11,  Silver street, in the Citv of Greenwood.  HENRY THOMAS.  Dated 11th April, 1S99.  w  NOTICE.  OTICE is hereby given that the undersigned intend " to apply to the Board of  License Commissioners of the City of Greenwood at their next sitting after the date hereof,  for a license to sell liquor by'retail on the  premises known as the "Central Hotel," situat  on Lot 10, Block 3, 'Government street, in the  City of Greenwood.  .' J. H. POSTY,  JOSEPH VILLANDRE.  Dated this 8th March, 1S99.  .Boundary   Valley  Lodge  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  MEETS every  Tuesday  7   V    Evening   at   8.00   '  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation'is-extended to all Sojourning breth  ren. Thos  Duncan Ross, Rec. Sec.  M. Gui-lev, N.G  J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdavs, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For^s.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except  Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  -S'ir- Will sell through Tickets  to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  MINERAL  ertificate   of  NOTIC K  TIME FRACTION mineral  Mining  ACT,    1896.  Improvements  claim, situate in  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Greenwood  camp immediately west of and adjoining  the New York mineral claim, Crown  Granted.  TAKE NOTICE that 1 Prescott Campbell  McArlhur, Free Miner's certificate No.  19239a, intend, sixty days from the date thereof,  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 he commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 13th day of July, 1899   .   NOTICE.  NOTICE is hcreb3-given that the partnership heretofore subsisting between us,  the undersigned, as Herbert & Guise, at the  West Fork of Kettle River, has this day been  dissolved by mutual consent All debtsowing  to the said partnership are to be paid to George  Guise at West Fork, Kettle River, and all  claims" against the said partnership are to be  presented to the said George Guise  ��.,TKr�� . H p shaW   w B HERBERT  \\itm=.ss . H C bHAW   GEORGE GUISE  Dated  at Greenwood, B C, this 12th dav  of  June, A' D, 1899  NOTICE.  PIONEER and REVENUE Mineral Claims,  situate in the Kettle River mining division  of Yale district. Where located : In Dead-  wood Camp,  '/.  mile west of the Morrison  mineral claim. -        * -  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Howard Macfarlane, free miner's certificate No. 19,622a,  intend,-.sixty davs 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 the 9th dav of June, 1899.  MINERAL  ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  .'    NOTICE.  LITTLE MAY Mineral claim, situate in  the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where Located : In  Copper camp adjoining  the Jumbo mineral claim.  TAKE notice that I Sydney M. Johnson acting as agent for Alexander Chisholm  Free Miner's Certificate No. 34616A. intend,  sixty da3's from the date hereof, to appl3' 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 sueh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of May, 1899. 24-.*>  NOTICE TO PRE-EMPTORS OF LAND.  "JVTOTICE   is   hereby   given   that    all  pre-   emptors or   purchasers   of   Crown   hinds  from whom the purchase money remaining unpaid on such lauds is overdue, are required to  make full payment of such balance, together  with interest thereon, if any is due, within  twelve mouths from the date of this notice,  failing which their records or agreements concerning such lauds are liable to cancellation, as  provided by section 38 of the "Laud Act."  V. CARTER-COTTON,  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works.  Lauds and Works Department,  Victoria, Ii. C, 22nd June, 1899.  H. KEMR  ;es, stores and windows  CLEANED.  Collections -  PRIVATE NURSING  FOR GENTLEMAN...  Leave Orders at White  Front  Store , , ,.  Your house needs a coat  of  paint.  Goupil & Holden.  MINERAL   ACT,    1896./  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  COMBINATION Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. . Where located���in Providence camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for the Combination Minim*- and  Milling- company (foreign), free mi'i.* ���sceriili-  cate No: 14354 A, intend, sixty t\:\\: t'j-oru :lic  dale'hereof, to appl3' to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the above  claim.  And   further  take  notice  that  action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.   ,  Dated this 12th day of April, 1899.       19-4   '  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificcvte of Improvements.  NOTICE.  HERBERT SPENCER Mineral Claim, situate  iu the Kettle River, Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located���in Deadwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Fred K. McMaim,  IVee Miners Certificate No. 18414A, intend, sixty days from the date hereof to applj*  to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant to the alx-ve claim  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements  Dated this 13th dav of June, 1899  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Canada: I  Province of British Columbia. (":   .  No. 150. . ,.,.'  THIS IS TO CERTIFY that   "The  Montreal Boundary  Creek  Mining Companj-, r  Limited," is authorized and licensed to carry on '���  business within the Province of British  Columbia,  and   to carry out or effect all or an v of the  objects   hereinafter   set   forth,   to    which   ther  legislative-aulhoritj-of-the Legislature of British  Columbia extends.  The  head office of the Company is situate in   .  the City of Saint John, Province of New Brunswick, Dominion of Canada. ;, .  The amount of the capital of the Company,is  $2,000,000, divided into 2,000,000 shares of fl each.  ,  The head office of the:.'Companj* in this Province is situate at the City of Greenwood, and  Cli've Pringle, Barrister-al-Law, whose address  is Greenwood aforesaid,.is the attorney for the  Company.  The objects for which the Company has been  established are :��� ,  To prospect and search for, explore, open,  develop, work and maintain gold, silver, copper,  coal and iron nil lies, and mines of every other  description, and, to carrj* on the business of  mining of every description, including crushing  washing, smelting-; reducing, and otherwise",  treating the products of mines, and to acquire  by purchase or otherwise, mine, and work,  manufacture and make merchantable,'-gold,'  silver; and other ores and deposits and other  minerals and metallic substances and compounds of all kinds, stone, oil, coal, earth or  matters or things whatsoever, and to sell and  dispose,of the same, or anj* of the same : ,  To   purchase   and   acquire   certain    mineral  lands, leases, licenses, and rights over minerals  in the Province of New Brunswick,  and also to  purchase  and    acquire   lands  and properties  situate   in   British   Columbia  and   3113-   other  Province or District in the Dominion of Canada:  To purchase and otherwise acquire and deal  in real and personal propertj* of all,kinds, and '"  in grants, concessions, leases, options, licences  or authorities of and over lands,  mines,  ores. ..V  mineral rights, mineral properties, surve3's and "  timber rights, mineral properties, surveys .and  timber   rights,   buildings,   factories, furnaces,  plant, and-'machinery, trade marks, easements  and privileges, rights-of-way, water and other  rights in New Brunswick and in British Columbia, and elsewhere in the Dominion of Canada,  and an j- claims against an3* propert3', or against  aii3-person or, companj*,  and either solely or     '  jointly .with others-to-paj*  for aii3" such'pro-  perties   and'things  either  in   shares,   of the.  Compaii3' or paruy in cash and partly in shares,  "  or otherwise:,  To construct, carrv .out, maintain, improve,,  alter, manage, work, control and superintend  any trails, roads, ways, tramwa3'S, bridges,  walls, reservoirs, water-courses," aqueducts,  wharves, furnaces, sawmills, crush works,;  hydraulic.<works; telegraphs, telephones, gas  works, factories, machinery, warehouses, ships,  vessels, and other works" and conveniences,  except railway's, which ma3' seem direcUy or  Indirectly .conducive to or expedient and useful  for, aii3-of the purposes of the Company, and to  contribute to, subsidize, or otherwise aid or take  part:in an3* such operations:  . To use steam, water, electricit3r, or aii3-other  power as a motive power or otherwise :  To improve, manage, develop, lease,? mort-.  gage, sell, dispose of, or otherwise deal with;all  or any part of the propertv.and rights of the  Company (including the granting of powers to  work any "mines "or claims . or patents of the  Company^, upon an3' terms and with power,  subject to the provisions of section 73 of the  above-mentioned Act, to accept 'as a consideration therefore, any shares, stocks, debentures .,  or securities of an\-other compaii3-:-  To. acquire b3' purchase, lease, licence, or  otherwise,' absolute^' or conditionally, the  rights of, either general^- or exclusive^', over  anj- area or areas of or in all 3113- patent-rights  or processes or mechanical or other contrivances useful, or supposed to be useful, for an3r  of the purposes of the Compaq-, and to deal  wilh or dispose of the. same, or an3- interest  therein, respective^- :  To enter into anj-'agree'meiit for sharing profits, nniou of interests, or co-operation with aii3; ,  person or compaii3' carrying <oii, or about to  carrj- on, any business or transaction capable  of being conducted so as to benefit the said  Compaq-:  ��� To purchase or otherwise acquire and undertake all or an3' part of the business, propert3'  and liabilities of ain- person or compaio- carding on an j- business .which this Company is  authorized to caro- on, or possessed of "pro-  pcrt3* suitable for the-purposesof thisCompain':  To pa3'out of the funds of the Compaii3' all '  expenses of or incidental to the formation,  registration and advertising of the Compaq*,  and to remunerate any person or companj" for  services rendered, or to be rendered, in placing  of the shares in the Company's capital, or anj-  debentures or other securities of the Companj',  in or about the formation or promotion of the  Compaii3", or the conduct of its business.  Given under mj" hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  12th dav of June, one thousand eight hundred  and hiiiety-iiine. S. Y. WOOTTON,  [i..s.]     Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  CERTIFICATE OF THE RE61STRflT(0H  ���   OF AN  Extra : Provincial   Company  'COMPANIES ACT. 1897  NOTICE.  FLORENCE Fractional Mineral Claim situate  in the Kettle River mining division of Yale  district.      Where   located :      In   Deadwood  Camp. -  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Howard Macfarlane. free Miner's certificate No. 19,-  622a, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  applj" to the mining recorderfor a certificate of  improvements, for the purpore of obtaining a  crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action undur  Section 37 murt be commenced before the issuance oj such certificate of improvements.  Dated the 23rd day of June, 1899.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the'general  merchandise business carried on b.v me  at Midtva\- has been acquired by J. R. Jacobs  All accounts must be paid to me forthwith and  I will pa\' all liabilities.  In retiring from business I beg to thank the  public for an exceedingly generous paternage  and bespeak equally kind treatment for mv  successor. ' J. McNICOL.  Midway, June 2nd, 1899,  "Waterloo Mo. 2 Gold Mining Company."  Ri;cisti:ki:ij the 11th hay ok Ai-ki, a.d.189 9  THEREBY CERTIFY that I have this, day  i_ registered the "Waterloo No. 2 Gold Mining Company" as an Extra-Provincial Companj' under the "Companies Act 1897" to carr3'  out or effect all nr.anj- of the objects hereinafter set forth to which the legislative author-  itv of the Legislature of British Columbia  extends.  The head officeof the Company is situate in  the. city of Spokane, State of  Washington.  The amount of the capital of the companj' is  J50.0N), divided into 1,000,000 shares of five cents  each.  The head office of the companj* in this Province is situate at Greenwood, anil D. C. Cameron, cashier, Canadian Bank of Commerce,  whose address is Greenwood aforesaid, is the  attorne3- for the compai^v.  The time of the existence of the companj- is  50 years.  The object for which the companj' has been  established are :  - To work, operate, buj', sell, lease, locate, acquire, procure, hold and deal in generally  mines, metals, mineral claims <>f eyer.v kind  and description within the United States of  America and British Columbia; to carrj" on  and conduct a general milting, smelling, mill-  ling. ;iud reduction business; to purchase, acquire, hold, erect, and operate electric light  and ]>ower plants for the purpose of mining  and treating ores, and for the purpose of  furnishing lights and creating power for all  purposes: to buj-, bond, lease, locate, and hold  ditches, flumes, and water rights; to construct,  lease, buy, sell, and operate railroads, ferries,  tramwaj-s, or other means of trans|x>ratiou, for  transporting ore. milling and other materials: to own, bond, buj', sell, lease, locate  timber and limber claims"; to do and conduct a  general mercantile business; and finally to do  auj-thiug consistent, proper, and requisite for  the carrying out of the objects and purposes  aforesaid in their fullest 'and broadest sense,  within the territory aforesaid.  Given under tuj- hand and Seal of Office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  eleventh daj- of April, one thousand eight  hundred and uiiiety.niuc.  [1..11.I '        S. Y. WOOTTON.  17-5 Registrar of Join^ Slock Companies.  Cteenwood City Waterworks Company.  NOTICE is hereby given that a meeting of  the Shareholders of this companj' will  be held at the office of the companj*- Government Street, Greenwood, It. C. 011 "Thursday  the dth day of July. 1X9*1, at the hour of 4 p. ml.  for the election of Directors and for the ordering of the affairs of the companv generally.  A. S. BLACK.  Greenwood, It. C, 17th June, IS'ci, 8  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  To our new lines of Neckwear and Clothing we invite your attention as we believe them to be  better value than anything yet introduced into the district and would be pleased to have them com^  pared with anything yet on the niarket at the price,;  GREENWOOD  AND   DISTRICT.  Mrs. A. G. Davis returned from Spokane Friday.  E. G. Warren, of Rossland, was in  the city this week.  F. W. Hart is building-a neat residence on Skylark street.  The Bank of Montreal will move to  their new quarters next week.  The Greenwood club will move into  their new quarters in about ten days.  The Nelson Miner has published a  handsomely illustrated special Kootenay edition.  J. W. Powellis about completing- arrangements for the.lease of his first-  class hotel which is now nearing- completion.  J. Edwards Leckie, E. Thursby  Pelham, Clive Pringle and several  other Greenwoodites took in the Grand  Forks celebration on Saturday.  The Canada Western Gold Mining &  Exploration company has received a  letter from the superintendent of the  Radja at Camp McKinney. He stated  that he'has found the ledge at a point  10 feet west of the shaft, and it is  more than 20 feet wide of solid free  milling quartz. Old timers in Camp  McKinney say it is the prettiest thing  in the camp.  Among the many rumors circulated  in reference to the political crisis is one  to the effect that* Jos. Martin will resign upon . the following conditions:  Hume to resign, being anxious to attend to private affairs, and the fifth  salaried portfolio to be filled; Henderson of Westminister to be attorney-  general; Ralph Smith of Nanaimo, to  be minister of mines; and one of  Kootenay members, probably Martin  of Rossland, to join the cabinet.  J. W. Hugh Wood and Walter D'Aeth  of Armstrong, spent the week in the  city.  F. G. Abbot, manager for Snodgrass  & Sons, paid a visit to Grand Forks  this week.  J. F. Hemenway and Mrs. Hemen-  way of Phoenix were visitors during  the celebration.  E. F. Scott, a Camp McKinney druggist and stationer, was in the city during the celebration. ���  , M. J. Phelan last week paid a visit  to his firm's branch stores at Rock  Creek and Rendell.  Mrs. H. S. Wallace, who had been  visiting with Mrs. Geo. R. Naden, has  returned to Rossland.  Phil J. Hickey, manager of the Fonte-  noy mine, Camp McKinney, passed  through the city on Sunday.  H. Stoecke has opened a meat market on Copper street. Mr. Stoecke is  an old hand at the business. He has a  well appointed shop and is sure to do a  large business.  Fred McPherson, representing the  San Francisco Wave, was in the city  last week. The next issue of the Wave  will be devoted to Greenwood and its  surroundings.  Capt. Jno. McCafferty, a well known  mining engineer, representing Jas. E.  Welsh, of San Francisco, is in the city  after spending several weeks in the  Similkaeen country. While there he  bonded two properties.  J. W. Ross, of the firm of P. S. Ross  & Co., Monteral, wasamongthe visitors  to Greenwood last week. He is a heavy  shareholder in the Montreal Boundary  Creek company, recently organized.  Mr. Ross visited the Sunset and was  impressed with the enormous possibilities of the property.  R. Roberts, the Rossland-. mining  engineer, .was in the city again last  week.  Tenders are being called for the erection of a Methodist church on Long  Lake street.  John Kemp, of Colleville, was in the  city last week. His hotel is nearing  completion.  A. F. Milthorp, who had exciting experiences in the Cuban-war, has returned from England.     .  The prize for the- best decorated  building was awarded by the judges to  the Hunter-Kendrick company.  D. W. Morgan was in the city this  week. He says that he- likes Greenwood and expects to begin business  again in a short time. '  Forbes M. Kerby, P. L. S., has completed the work of subdividing the  townsite of Rendell. Lots will be  placed on the market in a.short time.  It is rumored that the Hon. Joseph  Martin is anxious to force a general  election. He will go to the country as  the   champion of  the  eight-hour law.  Good progress is being made with  the tracklaying on the Columbia and  Western railway. The C. P. R. expects  to have freight by rail to Cascade by  August 1.  R. F. Inkster, of the Rossland branch  of the Bank of Montreal, is now with  the Greenwood branch inplace of C. F.  Chesterton who is spending his holidays in Winnipeg.  A    half-breed     named    MacDonald,  wanted for horse stealing, was shot by  a sheriff near  Curlew last  week.    His  body    was    taken    fo    Republic.    A j  coroner's jury exonorated  the sheriff. J  Oi3M�� MMt. TOWS*  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY �� KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors,  THE GREENWOOD MARKET...    !  Jf H. STOECKE. PROP.  <��  w Prime   Beef,    Pork,    Mutton,    Poultry,    Fish,   Ham,  w Bacon, and Lard.  w w-. ���   - . ���  * The  public are respectfully invited to give us a trial.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  NS-:g*:&:-f*:g*:is  ��  W  RE AT WEST  OOUNTRY  ^zr  Prospectors  save packing by buying your outfits at West-  bridge 10 miles above Rock Creek.  NOTE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Hams.... -........; 17J4 cts.  Bacon ITJrf cts  Dry Salt .15cts  Su^ar 8.35 cwt  Flour 2.25 sack  Rice lOlbs forjl  Powder.... : !9C case ]ols  Fuse $lcoil  Cal,s $lbox  Jessop Steel    jgc ^  A Full Stock Now on Hand of Miners' and Prospectors Supplies.  Boots and Shoes, Groceries. Hardware, and Gent's Furnishings.  SUCCESSOR TO  HERBERT ��S GUISE.

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