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Array res:-  a*?'"  iVbtit^  Published Weekly, in the Interests ,of the. Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol, VI,  GREENWOOD, B, C��� SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1899,  169  No, 13  HOMESTAKE   MM.  n����\wa&  BUILDERS   OF  JXmnama  M��BERN  y==y=yg=&��?b>d=yg&>^^  Contractors for the design and coffstruction of complete Stamp Mills,  ��� 2: I Ghlorination, Cyanide and Smelter Equipments.  Concentration,  w  3!?  cc  ���       (V  o  os ^  n>  CD   P3  .  pa  I>  Jt n  ���,<xj  ��< p  ro-..  R�� w  09 P  Hi  �� ��L  - O.  3   fa  i-t  co  er  3 o*-  ��� td  ,rt-  03  (3-  o  o  31  ��  3  a H  (T  ��J* r��  >-�����  oth  iner  o  ���<  CO  >-t  *    ��  .-1.  Head Office and Works s  PBTBRB0R0; ��NT.  Branch Offices!  Vancouver, B. C, Rossland, B. C.,  And Greenwood, B.C.  HARRY HOWSON. Agent.  P0RTLAN  Agents for British Columbia  Manufactured by the B  c, Portland Cement Co.  at Vancouver and guaranteed equal to any im  ported cement in the  country  BOYDBFMS'&Co.Vancottver.B.C  Wholesale Dealers in  ..  Plumbing and  Engineering Supplies  Local Agent  GREENWOOD, B. C,  c=!  5=5*  en  *-��i  f=Ui  C-3  O  t-1  S3  Ess  p���1  cro.  fas  CO  .���*���  =-<  e=>  �����t  �����)  C-3  CO  en  s=3  *rs>\  ������1  fas  pcJ.  =-=1  ,j=^l  JDAULFIELD& L.AMONT..  m*f^'   <r     -S^TTT'^ **<*^pf~  DEALERS IN  SHELF. AHD   HEAVY    HARDWARE,  .,. GRANITE WARE, ETC, ETC ...  Dowsnell Washers,v Ajex and Royal Canadian Wringers, .��� Wire Screen Cloth,v Screen Doors,  /- v v v x A Large Consignment of Window Glass Just Received. ��� ��� ��� ��  'F   YOU   Inspect  Our  Stock And Get      ^  Our Prices ���    ���   ���    >>   y v  y ��� ������ ,      |<|^  We carry a full stock of .merchandise including all kinds of staple and  fancy groceries.  Flour, Feed, Vegetables, Fresh Eggs, -Fruits, Cured  Meats, Fuse, Caps, Powder, Earthenware, Glassware,  Crockery.  ALL KINDS OF BUILDERS AND MINING HARDWARE  A, H, SPERRY & CO,,  Copper Street,     >>     '     '      Greenwood, B. C.  ^ilUIUIUlllUUiJiiiUIUUUUiUiHIlliUliiaUiiiliiliUtilUiUJiUilUiliiliiUiUiiiiUtJiiitllllliilUJg  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.  TO BE DEVELOPED IMMEDIATELY.  First Meeting of the Boundary Homestake  Mining Company���Officers Elected���Annual  Meeting or'tlie Winnipeg Company���Prominent Mining Men Coming Next Week���Mining  Notes. .  The  first meeting- of the Boundary  Homestake Mining- company was held  in,, the Canadian  Bank of  Commerce  Thursday  evening.    Duncan   F.   Mcintosh was in the chair. The following  officers were elected: President, Duncan  F.  Mcintosh, -who is  also preident.of  the Winnipeg company; vice-president,  E. J. Riordan, a  wholesale jeweler of  Spokane;   treasurer, - ID.   H. Beecher,  president of the First National Bank,  Grand Forks,N. D.; secretary, A. Bates,  who  is  acting secretary of the Winnipeg-company; directors,  in addition to  Messrs.McIntbsh,Riordan and Beecher,  E. J. Dyer, president of the Exchange  National   Bank,    Spokane;   Geo,   E.  Towle,  ca&hier,  First National Bank,  Park Rjtver; Renold Harris, M. E., and  D.   A.   Cameron,   manager  Canadian  Bank   of   Commerce.     Mr.  Mcintosh  was appointed managing director and  Mr.   Harris consuling   engineer. . All  the treasury stock necessary to provide  an ample fund for the development of  the property has already been placed.  D.   W.  Morgan  returned to the city  on Thursday  after having spent ten  days on Copper mountain in the Simil-  tanieen district;    Mr. Morgan and his  associates have many  valuable properties on Copper mountain.   They also  have  a town site in the vicinity which  will be placed on the market in a short  time.  Commerce, Wm. McKenzie of railway  and mining fame, Mr. Pellatt, Mr.  Jaffray and half a dozen other mining  and financial men will visit Greenwood  and McKenzie, Mann & Co's mining-  properties in Greenwood camp. Senator Cox and party are coining- in by  way of Pehticton. Mr. McKenzie left  Toronto for Greenwood several days  ago. The party will examine the  mines and arrive at some definite .conclusion relative to their development.,  As published in the Times several  weeks ago, a big- company has been  successfully organized to acquire all  the properties held by McKenzie.Mann  &Co.     ''? ''���"'.'  . '"���'.��� ;;'.  On McRae creek the Chamberlain, in  the Burnt Basin, B. C, has been, developed by a vertical shaft, sunk to a  depth of nearly 20 feet. In this shaft  was found a vein of sylvanitc ore, a  mineral'rarely met with, but which is  exceedingly valuable. It is a telluride  of gold and silver, of a steel grey,  silver-white or brass-yellow color. ��� Ore  of this character has been found at  Cripple Creek, Colo. Picked samples  of Chamberlain ore g-ave 11 ounces of  g-old and 15 ounces of silver, or $229  per ton.   An average assay runs S22.  A force of six men is at work on the  Four   Hundred   group  in   Welling-ton  camp, in the Boundary country.   The  property has lately ��� been  incorporated'  as   the   Welling-ton   Mines Company,  Limited, by Minneapolis and  St. Paul  capital, and it is the intention to sink  the shaft which is now down 36 feet,' to  a depth of 100 feet and then oegin cross-  cutting-.     Work   is   being   pushed as  rapidly as possible with two shifts and  the   showing-   is  steadily   increasing.  Assays taken from  the bottom of the_ ,  present shaft have run   up   as   high"  as $67.  D. H. Beecher treasurer and W. F.  Honey secretary of the Winnipeg  Mining & Smelting- company arrived  from Dakota on Wednesday last. Mr.  Honey will remain in .the district  but Mr. BeecHer's visit will not be a  lengthy one. The annual meeting- of  the Winnipeg Company is being- held  to-day (Friday). The different reports  show the.company to be in a most  flourishing condition. A large amount  of work has been done and a big plant  has been installed since the last  annual meeting and there are still  ample funds in the treasury for future  development v/ork. Mr. Beecher  stated that work on the Homestake  which he and his associates in the  Winnipeg bonded, will be started in  a few days. This work will be under  the direction and superintendence of  Duncan Mcintosh, the manager of the  Winnipeg- Company, and it is-therefore  needless to say that no time will be  lost in opening- up the ore bodies on  the property.  ���  The stream of prominent visitors  from the east is not exhausted by any  means. Next week another big party  will be here. Hon. Senator Cox  president of  the   Canadian  Bank  of  B. C. At. & n. CO.  ^??n?H?H????T??T?????n?T??????????HHTfTT?T?m??T?TT?n???????HrH??T?nHTTn???T?T??!??T?n??T?n??HfHT?^  ��� 0 I ��  Ranging in price from  75 cents to $6.00.  They cannot be beat**  en. Gall and see them  HE ML  BY BUYING A BOTTLE OF  Stephen's Indelible Ink.  Mark every article  sent to the Laundry,  and in clothes not lost  you save the price 35c  of the marker the first  week, ��� >>  *   s   *   <>  D. A. Holbroak Tells About the Possibilities of  the Properties. ^  D. A. Holbrook was in Rossland last  week.    The Miner says: x~ ' -  Mr. D. A. Holbrook is in the city  from Boundary City. He brought with  him a number of handsome specimens  from the properties of the Boundary  Creek Mining- and Milling- company's  propeeties. The Handsomest specimens  are from the? Gold Bug- claim. They  carry larg-e quantities of native silver,  besides 12 ounces'in gold. It Is claimed,  that the vein from which this was  taken is about four feet in width, and  that the ore will averag-e ��500 to the  ton. This seems very high, but a look  at the specimens would convince the  most skeptical that this average is  under rather than over the amount of  the values that the, ore carries. The  other specimens from the Spokane and  S. H. B. averages $40.44 to the ton.  This ore carries a large percentage of  copper. Work is being carried on under  the superintendence ' of Mr. Alex,  Sharp, late foreman of the Columbia &  Kootenay, and J. E. Leckie, consulting  engineer. Mr. Sharp is sanguine about  these properties and he says the group  is as good as the Columbia and Kootenay. The work at present in progress  consists of sinking- a shaft and running- a tunnel into'the Gold Bug. Both  are on the same vein. The intention  is to increase the force as the occasion  demands and to ship as soon as the  railroad is ready to receive the ore.  Superintendent Sharp says he is ready  to begin the shipping of ore at any  time.  The London & Canadian syndicate,  represented here by Hector McRae,  have the controlling interest: The  Gold Bug- claim was- oniy recently purchased by Mr. Lionel H. Harris for  joint account of the Boundary Creek  company and his syndicate.  Mr. Holbrook says he returned a day  or two since from a round of the prop?  erties in which he is interested on  Meyer's creek, Toroda creek and other  points. In fact, he says, no matter  where the boom strikes in any portion  of that country he will be in the midst  of it, for he has properties of promise  nearly everywhere. He has been in  the Boundary Creek country for the  past eight years, and when he went in  there his determination was to get in  on the ground floor on mining and he  has succeeded in doing so.  ���Book Store���  Copper St.     2C     Greenwood.  LOST���A silver watch between  Greenwood and Phoenix, Finder will  be rewarded by leaving same at  Boundary Creek Times office. yj-fj^���^^wi  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  I.    11.   IUI.I.KTT.  II. C. SHAW  HALLETT <& SHAW  \��<XXXisttXBt giofttitoXB,  NOTARIES, PUBLIC.  Cable Address: "hallett."  ( Bedford M'Neill's  n . ..i   I Broomliall's  Coutb  -, Murein<r> Neal's  "^eiber's.  ~) Mi  ('Le  Greenwood,  B.C.  DRINGLE   &  WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  gtofon'cB (puBHc, etc.,  .Barrett Block, Copper Street,  greenwood.  e. KERR,  Bakkister and Solicitor,  Notakv Public.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  RAILWAY MAGNATE  VISITED  THE CITY AND   DISTRICT.  P. R. Officials Made a Tour Through the  Famous Boundary Creek Country���Mr. C.  C. Chipman, the Hudson's Bay. Company's  Commissioner, Also a Visitor.  J.'K. IIKOWX.  J. S. M.  AI.F. HALL. LI..  MOKKISON, I..L.11.  gaff, <��xom fy (UXotrt0on  Barristers and Solicitors, Notaries  Public, Etc.  Nadeu-Flood Hlock, Copper Street  dreuiitvood.  E^ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (profnnctdf -��dnfe ��$umgof.  AND CIVIL ENGINEER,      . ..'  --Cftofarj; fjpuBfic ������ midway,   s.c.  pr     W.    GROVES,  Civil & Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  GREENWOOD,  B. c.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  h. A. gukss, m;a  O. A. gukss, m.a.  Guess Bros.  CHEMISTS AND ENGINEERS.  Mining Properties Examined arid Re>  ported on.    (Estab. 1895).  '���,...   -   Greenwood, B. C.  QHARLES AE. SHAV/.  Givil   Engineer,  <Bominion oitS (prott'nefaf fianb ^urBejor.  ������������������:.   .greenwood,    -     b.c.  jyiOWAT & PALMER  Mining, Real Estate..,,,  and Insurance; Agents  GREENWGQD,     -   -    -     B. O.  ��� ��� "������--  n. r\. keefer.  Real Estate and Mining Broker  OFFICE   OVER   BANK   OF   B.N. A. "     ������  '��� GREENWOOD.  w.  B.'   RATON   <&   CO., '  Mining and ��� >> >>  Real Estate Brokers  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  ���yj    W. ROSS,  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C  Boundary., and' Camp   McKinney   properties  given especial attention.'  w. s. KEITH, m. K.  KETCHUM.  KEITH & KETCHUM  GREENWOOD.   B. C.  Mining Properties Examined  AND    REPORTED    ON.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . . .THEMART.'". .  GAUNCE & WICKWIRE, A^*ie���Wooci.  W. A.  BAUER; C.E., P.L.S.  .VANCOUVER  r ASHCROFT,C.E.:P.LS  GREENWOOD  BAUER & ASHGROFT  (prouinciof ��onB ^ureegors.  (mining ant> Civil (Engineering.  Mineral   Claims  Surveyed and Crown Granted  ���    Land and En(.'inceriitir Surveys  Flood-Nadeii ISlock,  -   -    GREENWOOD, I! C  G.M. HILLARY, B. Sc.  ASSAYER   AND  CHEMIST,  Graduate   of   McGiH   University    in    Mining-  Etitfineeriuj?.  GREENWOOD   -   -   B. C.  n   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    Specialty,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Itcrby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,  Druegirts'  Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Sundries, Stationery, etc.,  H. B. MUNROE, Greenwood.  The gallant Kentucky colonel and  His kinckerbockered colleag-ue broug-lit  safely to the city last Saturday the  greater portion of the mental machinery that runs the Canadian Pacific  Kail way in the west. There was "Wm.  Whyte, a big Scotchman, who, is  general manager of the C.P. R. lines  west of Fort William; R. Marpole, who  is superintendent of the western  division; L. A. Hamilton, the quiet unassuming g-entleman who manipulates  townsites and lands for the C.P. R.  and always gets the best of it for his  company; and W. F. Tye, who is responsible for the speedy construction  of 100 miles of railway through the  roughest country on earth.. ; Last and  lfiBt in stature, but by no means in the  importance of the position he holds in  t!-.e './nsiriess world.was C. C. Chip man.  Mr. Chipman is commissioner of the  Hudson's Bay company and.the company's chief executive officer in Canada. He is consequently at the;head of  the oldest and one of the most powerful  business corporations in Canada.  The party visited Nelson, Rossland  and other Kootenay , points.- u They  came to Christina Lake on a work-  train, and from there road behind the  company's flyers to; the city.  : A railway magnate is the most unsatisfactory individual in the world to  interview; a Hudson's Bay company's  commissioner is little better. The railway mag-nate talks when it suits the  purposes of the railway; not when there  is a g-ood story to be told. He sometimes g-ets loquacious in order to hide  some important news he is not anxious  to make public. A newspaper representative leaves him in doubt and uncertainty. He is, never sure that he  has got all that is coming to him in the  shape of copy.  It is decidedly interesting- to listen to  Mr. Whyte's pointed languag-e and  strong- accent, but equally unprofitable  from a railway news column standpoint. He was quite ready to discuss  the weather and the mines, and the  great natural resources, but he knew  nothing- about railways of the present'  or contemplated railways of the future.  ''You have a wonderful city here," he  said. "It has a substantial appearance  and an air of prosperity."  "When will the railway be completed  to Greenwood, Mr. Whyte?" ,  "The track is laid to Christina Lake.  There are no more bridges to delay  work and I see no reason why the road  should not be here by the end of  Aug-ust."  "Are you going- to continue construction toPenticton," was then asked.  Now that was one of questions that  Mr. Whyte did not care to answer and  he didn't answer., It was a matter under consideration and other phases  that railway men as well as politicians  have commited to memory, g-ave no  indication of the company,s intentions  regarding the Penticton line.  Mr. Marpole has made a reputation  for successful railway work in the  west, but more particularly for inventing a plan that represses the irrepressible newspaper man. The C. P. R.  officials until Mr. Marpole became  superintendent were very much frightened by black type and scare-head  lines. They absolutely refused to give  any information concerning- accidents  along- the line, because they believed  the company's business would be injured by the loud type and the newspaper man's imagination. Naturally  the newspapers kicked and newspapers  kicks are uncomfortable even for the  C. P. R. So Mr. Marpole with his  sweetest smile promised to give written  reports of all accidents on the railway.  These reports are models because of  their brevity and lack of anything that  would tend to alarm a timid travlling--  public- Mr. Marpole had nothing to  say for publication excepting that he  was anxious to reach Penticton before  Tuesday morning's steamer left and  consequently regretted the short time  at his disposal in Greenwood. When  the railway was completed he and the  rest of the party would visit Greenwood often.  Mr. L. A. Hamilton is no stranger  in the city. He has been here before.  He is as affable and courteous as ever,  but he didn't furnish much copy. He  was giad to see Greenwood growing- so  rapidly and notwithstanding- any  rumors to the contrary, the C. P. R. intended to encourage its growth. The  company had large property interests  in the city and its policy would not be  such  as  would  in any way jeopardize  the value of their property.  Mr. Tye never talks. He works. He  builds railways in a hurry and in an  equally big- hurry g-ets out of the way  of the newspaper man searching- for  copy.  Mr. C. C. Chipman didn't say that he  intended opening a branch of the Hudson's Bay company in Greenwood. He  may intend to do so but no advance  notice will be g-iven. He did express  himself as much pleased with the  Boundary Creek district. Nothing-  could exceed, he said, the kindness of  of those with whom he came in contact  and their desire to impart information  in regard to the resources and present  position of the various mining interests  and business of the district. As to the  object of his visit, the commissioner  stated that it was to become acquainted  with. the local conditions applying.  The Hudson's Bay company has great  faith in the possibilities of Southern  British Columbia, but he naturally did  not care to express any decided opinions  until after he had an opportunity of  visiting- the various places.  Mr. Chipman had decided opinions  concerning- the.class of men in Greenwood. As he examined critically the  jolly crowd at the club smoker he said:  '���The very best asset a city can have is  men such as I see here tonig-ht. A city  with good wideawake, enterprising-  business men is sure to grow and be  prosperous.'!  The party left on Sunday morning  for Midway. They were the g-uests Df  Mr. Jacobs, the Townsite company's  agent. They reached McKinney Sunday night and ..intended taking- the  steamer at Penticton Tuesday morning  The4Vhite Front Store, next door to Postoffice, are clearing  out the whole of their  Also Are Carrying a Full Line of  BOOTS, SHOES, 11 GENTS' FURNISHINGS.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  LEVELLAH   Mineral'Claim,   situate   in"the"  , ��� Kettle River Mining-Division of Yale District.       Where   located :       In    Greenwood  ..������    camp.-"."'        '..'!'  TAKE NOTICE that I, Issac H. Hallett as  a&ent for the /British Canadian Gold  Fields, Exploration, Development and Investment company,.,'Limited,'' (Forcig-n), Free  Miner's Certificate No. 2619a, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-  icg Recorder for a Certificate.of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  i And further take notice that; action, under  section 37," must be commenced before the issuance of such.  Dated this 30th day of June, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.,  THISTLE : :  ���s the Best Scotch WWsky  "     .    '     '.. ���AND���''' .  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  R.  P.  SOLE AGENTS::  RlTHET &   CO.  VICTORIA     B.C.  Ltd.  Branch Stores at Rock Creek and- Rendell.  Carry complete line of supplies for Camps,  and Prospectors.  OLSON &PHELAN  Government St,     NextDoortoPostoffice        Greenwood, B. C.  ���� 4"4* 4"$' "J? 4* *$��� ���$* ���$"4* 4r'ir4r 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4"fc 4r'4�� 4$4�� tt  ioiiifflencing - -  9  Hams and Bacon will be reduced, a  half a cent a i pound in sack lots only.  Qualtity same as last  p.   BURNS   A   CO.  Head Office, for Boundary .Creek division at GREENWOOD.  'Shops at Cascade, Grand Forks, Niagara, Greenwood and Midway  St ���$* ��f* ���$* *f�� ��f* ��$* ���$* *|* ���*$* *?*���$��� ��f* *f* *f"$* '���$��� *f* *f* *f* *f*"*f* *f* ^* *fc*��  |   W. J. Snodgkass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaver Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thurs-  ! davs. and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  ;   Ro'cn Cii-elc, Midwav, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson -anil Grand IWks.  Return!iik- leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  '  and everv day except  Sunday for Greenwood  i   and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays al 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeupers and Express.  Jffi- Will m'11  through Tickets to Vancouver,  Victoria. Seattle or Portland.  H.KEMR  WINDOWS  EVERY   DESCRIPTION.    ���     UPHOLSTERING,   ETC.  The Largrest Stock in the District.  UNDERTAKING)    AND     EMBALMING.  L.L.EY 6c  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  THE   RALAOE   LIVERY 1ST ABLE.  OFFICES,   STORES  CLEANED.  Collections -  PRIVATE NURSING  FOR GENTLEMAN....  Leave Orders at  Store ,., .  White Front  Money Made  Is Money Saved;  IN   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   DISTRICT.  Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Ponies,   Feed Barn,   Hay and  Oats For Sale,  A. W. ROBINS   -   -   -   PROPRIETOR  You can  make  buying your  money  at Bannerman Bros,, Copper St,  Best  cooking  the market.  and   eating-  apples in  Copper Street, Greenwood,  If  IS THE BEST SITE FOR  T  k'TT8  9.  m  m  m  us  m  REASOWALE PRICES  and EASY PAYMENT.  FOR PARTICULARS APPLY.  Room 10, Naden-Flood Building-, Copper Street.  sis  W  SdSfi  wi&  m i  I tilt  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  MINING   MAGNATES.  MR, JAY P. GRAVES' PARTY HERE.  Number of Eastern' Capitalists Inspecting  Their Big Boundary Creek Mining Properties���Interesting Observations From Experienced Men.  "There should be no jealously among  the towns of Boundary Creek, district.  The mines are beyond the prospect  stage. Smelters will be built in differ-  , ent localities, the hills and valleys between Cascade and Midway will be settled by a prosperous people. There  will be business for all." ,,  Thie speaker was Mr. S. H. C.Miner,  the president of the Granby Rubber  company. Mr. Miner is one of the  shrewdest and most successful businessmen in Canada. He is the moving- spirit behind all of.. Mr. Graves'  successful ventures. He visited Boundary Creek last year arid was then well  ������,, satisfied with . his investments; after  visiting-the mines and the smelter site  he is doubly satisfied this year.  The remarks quoted above were made  by Mr. Mirier in  conversation' with a  Times'   representative. , He   was discussing- the smelter ? site and the keen  rivalry    between    the   cities   in   the  v. Boundary Creek ' country.    Mr.  Miner  has   the   greatest   confidence   in   the  future of the district and believes that  " the development of one section will as-  .     sist in the growth and development of  other portions. ���  "Our company   selected the   North  Fork site for our smelter," he said, "because it was  the  best site available.  Other smelters will be built and other  sites must necessarily be selected.   We  got the first choice and took the best."  Mr. Mirier gave some very interesting- details concerning- the flotation of  the   Granby , Consolidated   Mining- &  Smelting company.    He was anxious  that his own  business friends should  have the first opportunity of interesting   themselves   in  the' flotation, but  there was such  a demand for shares  that   he consented  to opening a subscription list for 48 hours. In that time  the shares were over subscribed by' upwards   of   two v millions.    Mr.   Miner  very properly- attributes the success of  the Granby company . to the methods  pursued in connection with the Knob  Hill and Old Ironsides.    The shares in  these companies  were taken  by himself  and   his: friends.   There ,was no  effort made to boom  the stock.   They  gave   more   attention  to the development of the, mines' than . to the stock  exchang-ei with the result that the investing public had every confidence in  the ventures.  Mr. Miner has with him a big party.  He is accompanied by Mrs. Miner and  Miss Miner, Mr. Wm. Farwell, general  manager of the Eastern Townships  Bank; Mr. Brown, Q. C, a director of  the same institution; Mr. W. H. Robinson, manager at Granby, Que.'; Mr. A.  C. Flumerfelt, general manager of the  Ames-Holden company and Mr. and  Mrs. Jay P. Graves.  Mr. Farwell, Mr. Robinson and Mr.  Brown are associated with one*of the  strongest and most enterprising banking- institutions in the country; They'  have already established a branch at  Grand Forks, and it is quite probable  that, they will open other branches in  the province.  Mr. Graves was as full of business as  ever.1 He stated that the work of constructing- the big smelter was now in  full swing. The flume, one mile in  length, which is to carry the waters of  the North Fork during the construction  of the dam, is nearly completed, and  work on the dam will be started in two  weeks. Contracts for the lumber, the  brick and lime have been let. The  brick is of the very best quality. He  and Mr. Miner believe that unless  something unforseen happens, the  smelter will be completed by the first  of the year.  Speaking about the mines, Mr.  Graves stated that the new 80-horse  power boiler and 50-horse power hoist  would be at the mines before today  and will be in operation within 30 days.  Another hoist has been purchased for  the Knob Hill mine. The hoist which  just arrived can be used to the 1,000-  foot level. It has a capacity of 6,000  pounds and will hoist 500 feet in three  minutes. The No. 2 shaft on the Ironsides is down 320 feet, and the No.  1 shaft 210 feet. At the 200-foot level  there are 1,400 feet of work. This extends to the Victoria claim adjoining.  There is a 250-foot drift on the Victoria  ground, cutting- through 40 feet of  mixed ore. This drift is expected to  reach the main ledge on the Victoria  40 feet farther.  The Granby Consolidated Mining- &  Smelting company had acquired theVic  toria,.-Etna,PhcEnix and Fourth of July  properties, making a valuable asset in  addition  to the smelter.   Mr. Graves I  recently purchased the Gray Eagle  from Jno. Stevens and partner. The  Gray Eagle adjoins the Knob Hill on  the south and west.  Mr. A. C. Flumerfelt is a shareholder  in the Knob Hill and Ironsides companies. He visited the district with  Mr. Miner last year and was agreeably  surprised at the rapid development  which has taken place. . Mr. Flumerfelt is one of Victoria's leading business men who keeps himself in close  touch with the development of the  province. He stated that business was  in a healthy condition in every . part  of the province, but that the eight-hour  law would materially lessen the volume  in the mining districts and particularly  in Slocan. Speaking about the political situation he stated that no one  could foretell the outcome, but one  thing appeared certain, the Semlin  government is doomed.  ��� The party returned to Phoenix on  Wednesday afternoon and left on  Thursday morning for Grand Forks.  Established 1862.  House  Furniture |  2  Carpets      f  A  Linoleums i  Cork Carpet ��  Curtains  Wallpaper  Furnishings*  ^4,4*4��4%4,4,4'4,4,4'4,4,4'4*4,4'4,4*4,4,'^4'4*4,4,K  large  stock   of   Fine  and   Medium  , Priced Goods in above lines.  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  t  2  L  D.u.  JbASK ROR  .-.The Best Beer in Town is Made by The ....    BREWERY  i    HARTINGER^  Elldiorn  ,e^��fe3s.  k PORDIAMv  Proprietors, v ���  Lager Beer  PATERNIZE HOME INDUSTRY.  4*  4*  The Elkhorn Lager Beer contains only pure Malt and Hops.     Try it  It is kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels in the district ��$��  FURNITURE FOR SALE.  ; Bedroom Suite (bedstead with mattress and springs, bureau, washstand,  table,, three chairs.) Dining room  table, arm chair, five chairs, one rocking chair, two kitchen tables, one  wash bench, one bath tub. Apply to  F. F. Short, Bank of British North  America. ,������';���������.  NOTICE  ; NOTICE is hereby (riven that I intend to  apply to the board of license commissioners of  the City of Greenwood at their first meeting-  after the expiration of thirty days, for a license  to sell liquor by retail on the premises known  as the Log Cabin Hotel, situate on Government  street, near the city limits. J. J. MILLER.  Greenwood, July 22,1899.'  Mineral Act. 1886.  MINERS and : :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear   : :  Ames Holden o/s  �� Columbia "  " Kootenay "  "Vancouver  All of which are First.class Foot Wear  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  60  VERTICAL   ����<���<  SIMING  PUMPS  ��� "��� NOTICE. :,'."-'  FALCON Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining- Division of Yale District.  Where located: In Atwood camp lying  south easterly of and; adjoining the Rob  Roy mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Issac H. Hallett, as  agent for Mary Garland, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19632a, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of ;Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37,   must  be  commenced   before    the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements. ���  Dated this Oth day of July, 1889.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL,   ACT/ 1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements  NOTICE-.  TIMER FRACTION mineral 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. '.'���'���  >AKE NOTICE that I Prescott < Campbell  _ McArthur, Free Miner's certificate No.  19237a, 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   be   commenced   before the  issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated thisl3th day of July, 1899.  f��� Ml  lyUL.L.S  Greenwood City   Manufactu  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Manufacturers of Rough  and  Dressed  Eholt Creek, B, G  ���resscd   ShingleSf Lath, Mouldings, Sash and Doors*  $*J    $%    ��'���% ,.,-���.  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  Rossland.  t&0\  Investment-..2jj(f  Greenwood.  *$\& LIMITED   LIABILITY. *      I   *  (gvxl &st<xit <xnb Quitting JgxoUvs, '  Financial & Insurance Agents  TP^  GEO.   R.   NADEN.   /Manager.  Mineral Act 1896.  ,-T -  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  We can strongly recommend this  Pump to those requiring its special type.  The extreme convenience of the outside  packed form enables it to be readily-  packed and taken up. The absence of  the projecting valve gear etc. is a fea-  inre in avoiding breakages during hoisting and lowering in the confined space  where these pumps are used. It is fitted  with convenient suspending hooks and  the piping- arrangement takes up the  least possible space.. Mining superintendents and those interested in Mining  Machinery would consult their interests  by sending for catalogue and quotations  before installing their plants. We  manufacture Pumping Machinery for  every conceivable duty.  NOTICE.  ETHIOPIA Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale district. Where located : , In Long Lake  Camp, " j   ' . i  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for the British Canadian Gold  Fields Exploration, Development and Investment Company, Limited, (Foreign), Free  Miner's Certificate No. 2619a, 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 commented before  the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13tli day of June, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.  * O  Mineral Act, 1896.  >,��� GREENWOOD-*  Flour, Feed,  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  -'������';'.���     ������-'     *'�� * #  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street, Greenwood.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Mfg. Co.,  LIMITKD.  T.  NOTICE.  GARFIELD   Mineral   Claim;  siiuate   in   the  Kettle  River   Mining    Division    of   Yale  District.   Where located :     In   Greenwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Geo. W. Rumberger,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B6450, as  agent for myself and Richard T. Daniels, Free  Miner's Certificate-No, B15075, Thomas Stack,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 33678a and Christ-  epher McDonald, Free Miner's Certificate No.  12524a, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to applv 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 19th day of July, 1899.  G. W. RUMBERGER.  OFFICE ������    IWPEAI-FLOOD BLOCK, COPPER ST., GREENWOOD, B. C.  Hi!  'l!m&��W��!��i?A  Graduate  Pennsylvania College of Dental  British Columbia...:     Surgery, Philadelphia.     Licentiate  iate of      i  OUR MILL OUTSIDE MILLS.  Grinds B.C. wheat. Don't  Pays taxes in B.C. Don't  Mires men in B. C. Don't  Spends  all  earnings in B. C. Don't  /^akes the best flour  on the market Don't  Builds  up  the  couutry Don't  >  -ar  H  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  K  Our Brands of Flour Are The Very Best  ON THE MARKET.  CO.  FLOUR MILLS  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  Ltd.  mmm^&wmmym��y&��^  GREEWNOOD,  OORRER,  LONG   LAKE.  DEADWOOD,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK.  WHITE AND  ATWOOD,  WELLINGTON,  SMITH'S,  AND   OTHER   BOUNDARY   CREEK   CAA\PS.  Three   chartered  Banks   have   branches   in   the   citv.  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals, and all  other Assaycrs' aud Miners' requirements.   Sole agents for Morgon Crucible Csmpaiiy  Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.   Catalogue and full particulars sent on application.  Battersea,  For price of Lots and other information, address  ROT.   WOOD  or  C. . SCOTT  GALLOWAY,  GREENWOOD,   BOUNDARY   CREEK.   B.C.  Or apply to the Agents :  C. F. COSTERTOX ���   X   A.K.STUART,    X   J. . JOHNSON & CO.,  Vkkhoj*  Vancouver.  Rossi.and. 4  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  QiSounbarp CreeK Ctmee  PUBLISHED  WEEKLY  BY  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross... Editor.  \V. J. Hakiie'k ...., -Manager.  SATURDAY,  JULY 29,   1899.  ADVERTISING THE  CITY.  Without discussing the  administrative  abilities  of   the  city fathers, we  have a sufficient high  appreciation  of  their civic patriotism,- to  believe   that  they   will,   not   seriously    consider   a  proposition to send $900 to Spokane for  the privilege of having the Spokesman  Review say nice things about  the city  and,, district.    The   scheme   of blackmailing cities has worked successfully  elsewhere, but we  do not think it' will  in   Greenwood"    The   scheme   is    one  scarcely in consonance with honest journalism.    The Review is an exceedingly  enterprising paper.    It reaches put for  the news  of every portion of the territory  it  is   pleased   to call the "Inland  Empire," but evidently there must  be  be a,consideration attached to the publication  of  the  news.    Stripped bare,  the  Review's  proposition   is simply a  threat  to stifle  any  Greenwood news  unless payment is made for its publication.    The truth regarding Greenwood  and Boundary Creek district  is sufficient.    It is  scarcely  possible that  the  city fathers will for a moment countenance   exaggerated   reports   regarding  the resources of either city and district.  If  the  city  council   has any money to  expend in advertising,   the members  ahould   encourage  ��� the   local   papers.  They make every effort to publish  the  news each week. We would respectfully  suggest the   advisability   of dividing  S900- between   The   Times    and   the  Miner.   Let the council, subscribe for  225 copies of each  paper; pay for them-  in  advance and send them to the different  mining and* financial   centers.  The  returns  would  be far more satis-  factory than  by  bribing the Spokesman-Review  to say nice things about  us.    The principle involved in the suggestion also applies to other industries."  The best way to encourage the development of a city is by encouraging those  who are spending energy and money in  building^it up'.    We want 'a strong local  patriotism.    We want Greenwood  business men of every class, to be encouraged in preference to outsiders.  We feel quite sure that the Spokesman-Review fully agrees with the contention. It would be the first to raise  a strong objection if the Spokane city  council voted a comparatively large  sum of money to subsidize, an eastern  newspaper.  of politicians' quarrels in order to  secure the rights of a neglected section.  A NEW JUDGE.  The supplementary estimates recently introduced in,the House of Commons, include the sum of S2.400, yearly  salary for an additional county court  judge, in British Columbia. It is presumed that the object of the vote is to  provide another judge for the Koot-  enay-Boundary Creek district. The  necessity for this appointment is apparent. The district has grown so  rapidly and so many new towns have  sprung up that one judge cannot give  each section that time and attention  which the importance of the legal business requires.  Long- before the salary was voted  there was a rumor current that the appointment was to go to a gentleman  whose chief recommendation for the  position lies in the fact that his career  as a lawyer has been a failure and out  of sympathy he should be made a  judtre. If the bench is to be made a  refuse for incompetents, the appointment will be a perfect one.  F.J.MITCHELL  A LARGE  HAS JUST  RECEIVED  SPRING # SUMMER  SUITINGS.  PERPECT. TIT GUARANTEED,;  Government St.     Greenwood,  Wm.  Freigrht From Penticton.  To the Editor: /Dear Sir���I understand that requisition has been made  to a number of.the merchants in Greenwood and ' adjacent Boundary Creek  towns for the handling of their freight  on the ground that I no longer held  the contract from the C, P. R. for the  handling of competitive freight. Thia.  statement is untrue, and as the gentleman who made it is fully aware of the-  fact, I would be much obliged if you  would, by .publishing this letter, give  it an unqualified denial. I will continue to handle freight shipped from  competitive points under contract from  the C.'.P. . R.. as long as they ship to  this point. The rate from this date  will be 1)4 cents on competitive freight,  and a proportionate rate on'freight'  shipped from non-competitive points,  Thanking you in anticipation for your  kindness in inserting this, in your  valuable paper, I am, sir, your obedient servant. H. Rose.  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  Has Arrived,.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  ��J�� We want your patronage, *$���  Greenwood, B.C.  NEXT DOOR TO TELEPHONE OFFICE.  A NEW  CITY ENGINEER.  A  SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY.  It would indeed be difficult to determine the outcome of the present political crisis. , At the time of writing  nothing has been heard concerning  the caucus of government supporters  at Victoria, but it is scarcely probable  that the members of the badly disrupted party have solved a satisfactory  solution. Pending a settlement of the  difficulties at the coast it is the duty of  the electors of Kootenayand Boundary  Creek to organize for the purpose of  making strong demands tor fairer  play. It is useless disguising the fact  that heretofore Southern British Columbia has not received from either  government that consideration its importance demands. In the matter of  representation, in the expenditure of  public monej', in the appointment of  the officers necessary to meet the requirements of the mining industry or  the administration of justice Kootenay  and Boundary Creek have been stinted  to pamper smaller arid less important  sections of the province. The differences among the members of the Semlin cabinet and the negotiations for a  coalition government have severed any  political ties that bound the electors of  the district mentioned to either political faction. Would it not be well to  take advantage of the opportunity and  unite in an offensive and defensive political organization in the interests of  Kootenay and Boundary Creek?  Joe Martin must get out. When he  makes his exit the Semlin government  will be a weak one. As one of the opposition organs put it: "Turnerism is  dead." It is a splendid time to begin  afresh. With a strong feeling against  party lines.with the Semlin party mortally weakened by internal dissensions,  with Turnerism dead, the road is open  for new men and new ideas. One  strong and astute man could carry  himself into power under existtng conditions. Six strong men from Kootenay and Boundary Creek, working  with one object in view, could make a  new party and a new government and  dictate its policy.  It is perfectly fair to take advantage J  Mr. Alston Appointed at Last Meeting of the  City Council.  Mr. Chas. Alston .was ^appointed-city  engineer at the last meeting of the city  council held on Monday evening, with  Mayor Hardy in the chair and Aid.  Galloway, Wood, Sutherland and Cameron present.  The council passed a resolution urging the appointment of a deputy registrar of the county court in the city.  Mr. Baker, representing the Spokes-  man-Reyiew, offered in consideration  of $900 to advertise the city for a stated  time. The council decided to take a  week to consider the matter.  Several by-laws were advanced a  stage and the council adjourned.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp, $1.00  A fine.line.of  Pipes,   Cigars([  Tobacco  and Pouches  ���Just Received.  n. E. FRAZEE,  Grocery and Bakery,  Hamill Block, Copper Street, Greenwood. .'"  Bank oi Montreal  Capital, all paid up.  $12,000,000.  Rest $6,000,000.  President:  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal.  Vice-President:  Hon. George a. Drummond.   '  General Manager E. S. Clouston.  Branches in London (England),  jNew York, Chicago,  And in the principal cities iii Canada.  .-���>' . y-.;.' '���'��:���;!��.-#'���'���  Buyjand 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. JWanaeer  THE   CANADIAN  McELMON  Greenwood St.  Opposite Rendell's New Block.  Having, quit the; stage  iexpress office I will devote  my whole time to ���' the  ,watch repairing business.  rS5*��l��*^*:s*ftft-  J. A.  Druggist / '���<  Midway.  To Commercial Travellers  and Public we are prepared  at all times to give you a  first clas&..:~:.~;.:-.   00  52 !>  o  o  4��.  4��  ���c*  CD  3  >-*  ��.  CO  f  ���  >  o  ^  ft)  CD  8��  3  =3  n  ��  O  o  p.  ��,  CO  o  I*  z  m  m  c^o  at a reasonable rate to all  points south of Penticton  to Cascade City if desired.  SCHUBERT & BARNES  Penticton, B. G     Proprietors.  a.  so  s  o.  o'  I-*-  o5\  S'n  S g.  re, 5'  2 <  5': ���  p. (P  SW  5_.0  TORONTO.  Established 1867.  Paid-up Capital > > $6,000,000,  Rest.:  [Six.Million Dollars.]    .....��1.060.090:  PRESIDENT.  HON.   GEO.   A.   COX.  B. E. WALKER,  General Manag-er.  J.  H. rWMMER,  Asst. General Manager.  This Bank! has the largest number-of  Branches of an3' Bank. in.Canada, with,  Agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans,' Skagway and Dawson City.'  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cig-ars.  God   Stabling.  4��  <re>  % ���$��. ���$��� 4= ���$�� <%>>& ���%> <& *%> ���$* 4> %  A.    F=.   &   /K.   M.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A. F. & A. M.  Regular Communication lirst Thursday in  every month.   Sojourning- brethren   conliallv  ",A-'tod-        ~ J-   c-   HAAS,  C. Scott Galloway. W..M. Secretary  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  YUCON Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River - Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :    In Long- Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I Isaac If. Hallett, as  agent for Nichols Garland. Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19661a, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the' Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And  further  take   notice that action, under  section 37, must  be commenced   before  the   issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of July, 1.S99.  e      I. H. HALLETT,  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to the  Statute, that I am applying to the chief  commissioner of Lauds and Works to purchase  320 acres of.mouutaiu land, situated as follows  viz : Commencing-at a post at the northwest  corner stake of Buchans .ranch, Keremeos  valley, thence west 40 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence east 40 chains to the southwest  corner ofiiuchaus ranch, thence north 80 chains  along the western boundary line of Buclians  ranch, to the p;. nt of commencement.  C. S. MORRIS,  Columbia, July 5th, 1899. Applicant  Proprietors of the: ,Fletcher,-&  Goodhue sawmill, is iprepared  to furnish all kinds-'ofi Rough  and Dressed  LUM E&MJF?.  Lath, Mouldings, Etc.,- Etc.  Greenwood Office���Corner -of>Mineral  and Kimberley streets.  Accounts of 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, Col-  lectionsniade.  A general Banking;business transacted.  Greenwood Branch.,,.  D. A., CAMERON.  Manager.  THE   BANK  OF  1,1  'i  MIDWAY.   B.C.  MINING BROKERS.  Fire, Lite and Accident Insurance.  Save Money by purchasing your Ticket direct  from Greenwood to points on the Coast or East.  OCEAN    TO    OCEAN  Without change of Cars, via  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby gi veu to the stockholders  of The Winnipeg Mining- & Smelting  Co. Limited, that the annual meeting of the  stockholders of said company, which was held  at their office at their mine.in Welling-ton  Camp, Yale Dist, B. C, at 2 o'clock, p. m., on  June 30th, 1899, was adjourned to meet ag-aiu. at  the same place on Monday, July 31st, 1899. at  2 o'clock, p. in., of that day. The object of the  meeting" is the election of "officers',to serve for  the ensuing year, and the transaction of such  other business as mav properlv come before  the same. The Winnipeg M. & S. Co. Ltd.,  Non-Personal Liability.   Per. W. Y. HONEY,  Secretary.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned William C. McDoug-all will apply  to the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  Works, for the District of Osoyoos in the  County of Yale, thirty days after" publication  of this notice, for a license to prospect forCoal  on the following land; Initial post of Red  Bluff Coal,deposit, cousistingof four hundred  and sixty acres, commencing with the Initial  post, thence North sixty chains, thence West  eighty chains, thence* South sixty chains,  thence East eighty chains to point of commencement. W. C. McDOUGALL.  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 Lane, Lombard Street, E; C.  '���.-'���        '      ; ���#���  Court of Directors':a  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J.B. Kendall, J.J. King-s-.  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.  Bkanches in Canada:  Loudon,    Itrantford,     Hamilton;    Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Quebec,1 St. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg-, Fredericton, N. B..  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver,Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Grecinvi < ri. Atlin and Bennett, 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    Sausome   street)   H.   J.   Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London. Bankers:  The Bank of|Engiand 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���Chartored Mercantile  Bank of India, Loudon and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyouuais.  F. T. SHORT,     anager.  Greenwood,   B.   C.  TO RENT.���Two nice rooms unfurnished, also one front room furnished, in a central place. Apply at this  office.  Accelerated  service into the Kootenay Mining  District.1  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, -        Ajent. Greenwood,  Or to   E. J, C0YLE,  Dist, Passeng-er Agent, Vancouver.    B.C.  Mining, Stock,  and Real Estate  Exchange, * , , ,  Temporary Office ;  Government Street, Opp. Post Office,  GREENWOOD.  B.C.  % # # # *  Parties having- copper claims for  sale kindly call on us, and g-ive full  particulars. Would be glad to get any  information from parties familiar with  location of unstirveyed 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 Government streets.  Some choice sites for residences. Our  lithographed plan of Greenwood mailed  free for 50 cents. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ADVANCE GUARD.  SMITH-STUART.  MESSRS. WHITE AND CARROLL   IN  Greenwood,' They are Part of nr. -Graves'  Party of Eastern Capitalists Touring the  Boundary Creek Country���Both are Satis-  fled With the Progressive Appearance of the  City and District.  A.   L.    White,    of   Montreal,    and  E-     M.      Carroll,"   of     New     York,  were   the   advance guard of  Jay   P.  Graves'   party   of   eastern capitalists  who are  touring the Boundary Creek  district.;  Messrs.  White   arid   Carroli  arrivedihere on  Saturday evening and  left. on: Sunday  for Camp McKinney.  They   also   visited    Chesaw   and   the  Myers'r creek  district and returned to  Greenwood late Monday night.     They  left on Tuesday for Summit camp and  from:there proceeded  to Grand Forks  where they joined the rest of the party.  Mr. White is  the senior  member of  the. firm of A.  G. White & Co;, Mon-  , treal.    He   is  secretary of the   Knob  Hill. Mining   company,    the   Granby  Smelting   company^ and   isj, also   associated, with  Mr.'..Graves in his other  mining ventures.     He was a visitor to  Boundary, Creek- in- the   early   days  when,the Knob Hill and Ironsides were  prospects.'    Mr. -White   is;' naturally  gratified   at   the remarkable develop-  , ment since., he -first.visited the.properr  ties in which he is interested.    He was  particularly   surprised    at   the   rapid  strides  made by  Greenwood since his  visit last year.  ' "Your city is a wonder," he said to a  Times' representative. "I flattered  myself on being able to guide Mr.'Car-  roll through any. portion .of the Boundary, Creek country, but when11 reached  Greenwood I was lost. My old hotel  had. vanished and I found instead substantial blocks filling Copper staeet  where a year ago there was a preponderance of vacant lots. Tne Boundary  Creek district will make several large  cities and judging, from appearances  Greenwood has been, getting her share  of the trade of this wonderful; mining-  region."  Although Mr. Carroll is making3his  first visit to Boundary Creek, he is no  stranger to. mining camps. He has  ; travelled extensively through the mining districts of the United States and  Mexico. Mr. Carroll is a bright young  New York; financial, man. .He represents Mr. Graves' companies in New  York and has kept himself well posted  on Boundary Creek mining matters.  He did not realize, however, the enormous possibilities of the district until  he visited it personally.  The other members of the party will  arrive in Greenwood during the week.  They intend visiting not only the Knob  Hill and Ironsides but the different  camps in the district.  A   Former  Greenwood   Resident  Married In  Vancouver.   ���  , The News-Advertiser of the 21st  inst. contains the following account of  the marriag-e of Mr. Evelyn Fenwick  Smith and Miss Stuart, both well  known in Greenwood: .  On Thursday, July 20th, at 10:30 a.  m., in Christ's church, Vancouver, by  the rector', Rev. L. N. Norman Tucker,  the marriage was solemnized of Mr.  Evelyn Fenwick Smith, second son of  W. O. Smith, Esq., of Montreal, to  Rhoda Perpetua, only daughter of the  late Rev. J. Kilbee Stuart, M. A., of  Church Gresley, Staffordshire, and  niece of Robert Stuart, Esq., Q. C, of  England.  There was a ; large and fashionable  attendance of friends and guests at the  church, which'had been most prettily  decorated by the deft hands of several  of the ladies. The bride, attired in  traditional white, was;;given away by  her brother,;Mr. Allan Kilbee Stuart,  of the Engineer's Department, and was  attended by five bridesmaids, Miss  Mabel Selwyn, Miss Stella Drainie,  Miss Mary, L. Harding, Miss Beatrice  Holmes and Miss Dorthy Cowper-  thwaite. , Mr. Angus Kilbee Stuart, of  Greenwood,-B. C, of which place the  groom is a proriiinent citizen, took on  himself the .onus of best man, while  the groomsmen were Messrs. William  S; CoplandjRandolph Stuart and Geo;  J. Dyke.  The service was fully choral, and  with Mr. A. K. Wolfenden at the organ, was rendered .exquisitely, the  choir, of which the bride is a one-time  member, being.present in force.,'....  On the conclusion of the service,'the  wedding party arid a large number of.  guests repaired to the residence of Mr.  and Mrs. Allan K. Stuart, Richard  street, where the wedding breakfast  was served.  Mr. and Mrs. Evelyn Smith left" by  the Imperial Limited for Montreal, en  route for England and the Continent  of Europe,., where an extended honeymoon will be.spent. The bride'looked  charming in.a going away costume of  pale primrose material. Her departure  from this city, and especially from the  parish, is much deplored, as her whole-  souled' work for the ' church'- and Ichoir  has always been unfailing and "unstinted, and her place will be hard to  fill. Therefore are the loving congratulations of her many friends tempered with sincere regret.  ���E HUNTER-KENDRIGK CO. LTD  SHOES  THE MASSES.  OUR:  wwm ��f  SEE OUR Complete  stock  of Ladies', Misses!  , and Children's Shoes and Slippers,  <2ir  &  m  ��FOR...  m Me,i> ���  �� Women  46- and"  tfjr Children.  'A  We carry American and Canadian Goods, prices  always right as we buy direct from the makers,  are  X&      fc>ole       tf#  I AGENTS I.  g fo'the    1  SS Johnson    ffi  ifi>  & line Shoefi-y  "J��'  'S ALWAYS'������''apleasure to show goods, and  have customers examine this well assorted stock.  The HUNTER-KENDRIGK CO.Ltd.  ��9*~%< two <��������� ��� > ��� <����> a m* f>#��t<in m* m m����<��f<owi> ��� *���������* ��������,*^**"  +++f>9+m mmwKi  Mineral Act, 1896.  CONTROLLING LUMBER.  A Kootenay-Boundary Creek Trust Is Being  Organized.  The trust epidemic has struck British  Columbia. Last week the ' saw-mill  men of Kootenay and Boundary Creek  met in Nelson for the purpose of organizing themselves into one big company  to control the. lumber business in the  two districts. Mr. Fisher, of the Boundary Creek, Milling and Lumber company, who was present at the meeting  returned on Friday. The details of  this scheme are being arranged and  from all appearances the lumber trust  is likely to be a successful and permanent one.     ..     "  A complete line of drugs, druggists'  sundries, stationery, cigars and tobaccos, etc., will be opened at Phoenix on  or about August 1st by A. P. McKenzie & Co. '   THE GREENWOOD CLUB.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  IVA LENORA Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale District. Where located : In Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Issac H. Hallett, as  ajrerii for the British Canadian Gold  Fields Exploration, Development and Investment Company, Limited, (Foreig-n), Free  Miner's Certificate No. 2619a, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Miningf  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining-a Crown Grant of  the above claini.  And   further   take   notice that, action under  section 37, must be commenced'before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of. June, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.  VICTORIA, B. O.  LONDON, ENG  VANCOUVER, B.C.  TURNER, BE ETON  &   CO.  WHOLESALE  KOOTENAY  LIQUORS,  Tobaccos,  Boots,  ���WRITE   FOR   CATALOGUE  MERCHANTS,  :P-  IMPORTERS.  BRANCH '������.;- '.*���  , ������ y  CIGAFS,  Carpets,  Tents,  SHIPPERS   AND  >��� NELSON, B, G  DRY GOODS,  China Matting,  Ore Bags.  Fairview Drug And Book Store.  $ JOHN LOVE & CO. &���  Druggist % Stationers  9  �������      &��  NewQuarters Were Opened By An Enjoyable  Smoking Concert.  When completely furnished the  Greenwood club will have the best  quarters in the interior. The third  story of Rendell & Co.'s handsome  block has been especially arrang-ed for  the club. The rooms are large, comfortable and well lighted. The quarters were opened on Saturday night by  a smoking concert that will long be remembered by those present as one of  the most enjoyable social events ever  held in the city. The music was excellent and there was an aggregation of  musical and elocutionary talent that  would have done credit to a much larg-er  city. A great many visitors,including  the C. P. R. party,A. L. White of Montreal, and E. M. Carroll, of New York,  were present. They were delighted  with the entertainment and pleasantly  impressed at finding- such an institution  in a small mining town. The club  goes into its new home under most encouraging auspices. - It has a membership of 75 and this is rapidly increasing.  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  A   full   line   of    Drugs,    Stationery,  Drugg-ists Sundries.  Prescriptions   Carefully Compounded.  mmmmmmmmmmmmm  B. C. Assay Office  <r**=D  Qlubo��j3�� QE>oe0m> (w. <��  RELIABLE WORK.  GREENWOOD,    -     B. C.  uiuiuummiuiuuuumuuui  Furnished Rooms.  Neat, quiet, comfortable and well  furnished rooms at the Swayne House,  Silver Street. Reading room and cool  stall rooms ou first floor. Prices  moderate.  ^f!!?H??!!?!????????????fn!?!??m?????HTn??!nT?H??1?t!?!1?Hr!n!H???Hfnr?in?!?in!???!?T?????????T?T??!^S  Head Office and Works at  Beu.evh,i,e, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.  THE  (Hit AC  (BlACHINE ���o��� 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.  ^r^iuuuuuiuuiiiiiuuiiuiiuuiiiiuiiiuiiuuiiuiuuiiiiiuuiuauiuiuiiiiiiiiuuiiuuiuiaiuiirc  FOR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  COMRELTE   MINE   EOUIRMENT.  JAMES    COOPER    MANUFACTURING COMPANY,  Limited  MONREAL,  P. Q.  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. C JAMES  D, SWORD, Manager. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  MARTIN RESIGNED  FIGHTING   JOE   MAKES   HIS  EXIT.  O. K., H. B. Thome, et al.  Liberty, H. B. Thome, et'al.  Ivanhoe, Chas. Matheson, et al.  ! Joe Dandy, L. S. M. Barrett.  I Biley, L. S. M. Barrett.  ��� Silver Kinf, L. S^ M. Barrett.  | Old Kentucky, L. S. M. Barrett.  ' Sophie Slierron, L. S. M. Barrett.  Members Feared an Election and Deserted  Him; Wordy War Between Semlin, Cotton  and Martin. The Boy Orator Slated as  His Successor.  Special to Boundary Creek Times.'  Victoria, July 28.���Hon Joseph  Martin has resigned. He left the  government with as much sang froid  as if he has annihilated his archenemy Francis Carter-Cotton. He is still  in the ring ready to meet al1. comers. The  * government caucus was not a peaceful  gathering of politicians. . All the  members supporting the government  excepting three were present. Semlin  anil Cotton on the one side and fighting "Joe" on the other made things  warm for a while and the members  looked on too serious to appreciate the  fight. There were about six supporters  of Martin when the fight opened, but  as it became more and more evident,  that the only way to avoid a general  election was by getting rid of the recalcitrant attorney-general, they deserted him. Martin then resigned. It  is rumored that W. W. B. Mclunes, the  boy orator, will succeed Martin as attorney-general. Martin .is armed with  evidence against Cotton, gathered at  Denver, Col., and . the fight is not yet  over.  Transfers.  July 31.  Copper King-, }�� interest, F. C. Woods to H.  G.  Plummer.  Copper King-, J^ interest, H. B. Plummer to E.  M. Corbus and W. E. Le'ig-h.  Little Gus. % interest, H. B. Plummer to E.  M.  Corbus and W. E. Leig-h.  Sadie, ii interest, E. M. Corbus to Walter E.  Leigh.  Climax, J�� interest; E. M. Corbus to  Walter E.  Leig-h.  July 24.  Golden Eagle, J4 interest, Walter D'Arth to C.  L. Thomet.  North Star, % interest, J. W. Hugh Wood to  Robert Wood.  Golden Eagle, all, J. W. Hugh Wood to Robert  Wood.  July'25.  Clipper, all, H. D. Barnes to A. B. Thorne and  Chas.Matheson. .-:'..    ���-';;.' ' .;'";���'���  Certificate of Improvements.  Bullion, T. M. Kerby, A. Stuart, R. Stuart, W.  G. McMynn.  KETTLE   RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record   of Mineral Locations for the Week  Ending July 27,1899.  July 27.,  Sid M. Johnson, Dead wood camp, Ed. H. Morti-  man.  Mamie. Triple' Lake, A. C. Fraser.  July 21.  Bastille, Long Lake, Jas. Macbell'  Little Buffalo Mine, Cedar creek. David Hodu-  ette, et al.  Green Bay, Cedar creek, David  Hoduette. et al.  Marguerite, Cedar creek, David Hoduette, et al.  July 22.  Mystic, Skylark camp, W. T. Smith.  Divide. Summit camp, C. Frank.  Mother Lode, (frc.) Dead wood camp, J. Holmes.  Alpine, (frac.) Providence camp, F. C. Bailey.  F. C. B., (frac.) Providence  camp. F. C. Bailey.  July 24.  Surprise, (frac.) Greenwood camp,  S. M. Johnson.  Yale, Kimberley camp. Dan McLean.  July 26.  Goshen, Long Lake, M. McDonald.  Wolftone, Long Lake, M. McDonald.  Lake Shore, Canyon creek, N. E. Peterson.  B. C. Assay and Chemical Supply Co.  The above named firm has taken  over the business formerly conducted  by MacFarlane & Co., Vancouver,* and  as the company is much enlarged is  undonbtedly prepared to compete in  every way for the connection covered  by the class of goods sold. Their card  will be found in another column of The  Times.  NOTES.  Certificates of Work.  July 20.  liuena Vista, (frac.) F. M. Kerby.  Surprise, H, R. Eholt.  July 21.  Starlight, E. J. Edwards.  Scran ton, E. A. Bielcuberg.  Klondike, R. McCulloch.  Tremont, C. 3. Galloway.  Bunker Hill, Ed. Sullivan, et al.  Nickel Plate, C. Newman, et al.  Deer Horn. C. L. Simpson.  July 22.  Kingston, H. Strauss.  Boston, H. Strauss.  Passadena, R. Hamilton.  Paragon, R. Hamilton.  Garfield, G. W. Rumberger, et al.  Aleo, M. Dillon, et al.  St.' Genevieve, G. F. Crane.  Excelsior. F. C. Bailey.  Remington. John H. East.  Alturas, Joliu H. East.  July 24.  No. 2, John Douglas, et al.  Copper King, John Moran.  Diamond John, Louis Schom.  .Sylvester K., (2 years) Adolph Sercu.  July 25.  C. F. Costerton, of Vernon, and John  H. Poff, representing the Sun Life Assurance company, were in the city this  week.  Chas. A. Dempsey has been working  on some of his properties in Pass Creek  camp. Mr. Dempsey has some strong  ledges of copper-gold ore.  Thos. McDonell of the firm of Mc-  Entire, McDonell & Co., accompanied  Messrs. White and Carroll to Camp  McKinney and Meyers' creek.  W. F. Tye, chief engineer, and J.  G. Sullivan, his first assistant, returned from Penticton Wednesday;  neither would confirm the report that  a good pass had been discovered from  the West Fork to Penticton.  Ross'Thompson, father of Rossland  and Col. Topping, father of Trail were  among the many visitors to the city  this week. They had just returned  from the Eala M in Sheridan camp on  the��reservation,a promising property in  which they are heavily interested.  Messrs. Thompson and Topping also  visited the Oro Denero in Summit  camp.  F. C. Bailey left Greenwood for  Spokane Thursday. Mr. Bailey has  been here for the past two months  working on the Diamond and Excelcior  in Greenwood camp, and they are  showing up fine. On the Diamond he  has opened up a fine copper-gold lead  about 30 feet in width. This lead also  runs through the Excelsior and is  opened up in two or three places. He  also has a cross lead of silver and  copper ore which is very rich. The  character of the ore is somewhat  similar to that of the Republic mine.  He has also had the Excelsior and  Diamond and Alpine surveyed. Mr.  Bailey has very promising property  which are sure to come to the front  with more development.  sis-  I  NOTIGE  TO BUSINESS FIRMS  ��������  is.  In Connection with "THE TIMES'* we have one of  the most complete     t     *  ��� * ���  *  .v    ���..   >" >    '   >"   '  4a  ��� '%%  i  I  I  m  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 injuryit is dear at a gift, Let us fill your next order for  Letterheads, Billheads or Envelopes} then compare our wor and prices with  others'.    We guarantee you satisfaction. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  BARBARIAN-BROWN.  , An Interesting Description of a Well-Known  Mining Engineer.  R.E.Lee  Brown,  familarly known  ..-as   "Barbarian"    Brown   is   expected  herein a few days.    Mr.  Brown's experts are already in the district.    That  the readers of The Times may become  '    better acquainted with Mr. Brown, the  following-  pen  picture of the famous  mining-'man is copied from the Spokesman-Review:  Everyoody in Spokane knows Barbarian Brown. Robert E. Lee Brown  is the more civilized name which the  gentleman now sits down occasionally  in the registers of Spokane's leading  hotels, but in days gone by he earned'  the title of "Barbarian" and doubtless  it will require more millions than his  present great fortune has brought him  to wipe out that sobriquet. It will be  remembered that Brown was the lucky  winner of a million or more from the  government presided over by Oom Paul  in the Transvaal. The details of the  story have been lacking- for the simple  reason that Brown is skilled in newspaper arts and wiles and knows how to  elude the inquiring newspaper man.  His bump of modesty is well defined  and he, will not talk about himself for  publication if he knows it. At any  rate, the Anaconda Standard tells this  "Tale of a Flying- Wedg-e" in a recent  issue,,: arid it .is a tale of thrilling-interest:     '���"��� ''.-,���  A DRAMA IN REAL LIFE.       '' ��� '   '  One of the most romantic modern  dramas of real life is'recalled 'by a dispatch printed in the Standard last Sunday morning-., This dispatch said  United States Consul Smith at Victoria, B. C, is reported to have forwarded to the American government a  memorial from R. i'E. L. Brown,; an  American engineer, requesting the  , g-oyernment's intervention to secure  Brown's claim against the Transvaal  government. This claim is for damages  arising out of the Witfontein case, in  which Brown secured a judg-ment for  $1,812,000 against Oom Paul's government. ,', ;���.;,.  Where mining- men congregate the  world over, R. E. L.1 Brown is .known,  although yet he is a young man, and  it,is as "Barbarian," rather than Robert E., Lee Brown, that he has the  greatest fame. How he got the narne  of Barbarian is another story.  lit- was* in 1893: that young Brown  turned itp in South Africa with John  Hays Hammond. He had g-one from  the Coeur d'Alenes after an exciting-  residence of several years In that section. His ability as a mining- engineer  was great, and had'been quickly recognized by John Hays"Hammond, that  brilliant Californian who has played  such a prominent part in the life of  South Africa. Cecil Rhodes, in turn,  grew to know Brown's worth, not only  as a mining engineer, but as a cool-  headed, daring and game man.*  0 GOLD REEFS WERE WANTED.  . So it was that when.Oom Paul and  his lawmakers had decided to throw  open to lease certain of his rich gold  reefs in the tight little Dutch republic,  Brown was a man of some consequence  among the cosmopolitan and feverish  population. Wealthy men were behind  Brown and .had. entrusted to him the  ' duty of securing the locations they  wanted.  With that strange thick-headedness  that seems, to . be characteristic of the  Transvaal, arrangements for throwing  open the coveted reefs were conducted  in the crudest and most inadequate  manner. It must be understood that  these gold lands had long been coveted  : by the.outlanders and jealously guarded by the-Boer government as its own.  The announcement that the lands  would be thrown open to lease brought  together, as might have been expected,  an immense throng of capitalists and  adventurers, miners of means and  poor prospectors, blacklegs, thieves,  crooks, criminals and all of those  diverse elements that go to make the  population of South Africa colorful.  The lands to be leased had been long  before viewed and prospected and their  fabulous wealth were known by mining  men. Thousands were there to apply  for leases where hundreds could be accommodated. The human ghouls were  there to feast on the wealth that was  sure.to be afloat where so many men  gathered together, all gold mad.  The government had announced that  it would, on a ��� certain day, open an  office at a certain place on the plan  where applications for lease would be  received in turn, each application to be  on a blank form and accompanied by a  large percentage of the sum of the  lease for a year. A commissioner  wouid receive the applications and the  money.  NO "SOONEKS" THERE.  There was no chance for "sooners."  First come, first served, was to be the  motto. He who reached the office first  would receive the coveted lease, which  ^mmmmmmmmmmmfe!  El Crepusculo,  Por Larranaga,  Benjamin Franklin,  Manuel Gurcia, Alonza  El Ecuador  Bock and Africana  La Flor De R Fulton  ..Turkish and Egyptian..  CIGARETTES.  Hipesand Smokers  Articles.. .'���'. .... ���'������/.'  STATIONERY.  H.AvKlNG&eo:  i    COPPER ST.  smiuiumummiuuuiuuurc  meant, in all human probability, a fortune. -���".  How to reach there first? ' That was  the problem Brown, days before the  date of opening the office, had set his  brain to solve." ;;  He was a westerner by adoption, but  a type. About him in the Transvaal  he found hundreds of men he knew;  men from Montana, from Wyoming,  from Idaho. Some were there for  their country's good and some were  there solely from choice, but all were  clear grit. Theirs was the kind of  western American manhood that followed Teddy Roosevelt at Los Guasi-  mas, af El Caney and at San Juan  hill. Of the same kind is the western  volunteer-whose deeds" of daring and  indomitable courage in the Philippine  islands are causing the military men  of the world to wonder.  Four hnndred of these reckless,brave  and strong-willed men entered Brovyn's  employ. Great- interests were behind  the j'oung engineer and he paid well.  With these 400 westerners, trained to  ride, to shoot and to fight, what could  he not have dane! He intended to set  them against 5,000 men of other nationalities .who would be battling to  reach the coveted door ahead of him.  He felt confident they would win.  A FOOTBALL TRICK.  Once upon a time Brown had been  a college student, and despite the short  stature, had been a football player. He  proceeded to instruct a class of 400 apt,  but laughing pupils into the mysteries  of an old football trick.  Imagine a blistering African plain,  sandy and grassless, the heat waves  shimmering over the surface : and  scorching the faces of a huge, sweating, swearing mob of 5,000 angry men,  panting under the tropic sun that is  fast approaching the meridian. Away  in the distance, dimly blue and indis-  tict through the heated atmosphere,  rise the hills. Between you and them  there is nothing save sand and heat,  and this huge crowd of men, swarming  and fighting about a tiny, red corrugated iron shanty, within which sits a  stolid, pipe-smoking- Boer commissioner, and a clerk, waiting for the  hour, of noon to arrive.  For 12 hours that solid mass of  humanity in front of the window in the  shanty has stood there. Each hour has  seen it increased, and now, as the fateful time approaches, the mass tries to  weld itself into a still more compact  lump. Men grind and gouge and curse.  There is murder in the air. In all the  great crowd there is one idea, one  wish, one desire���to reach that window.  Gradually Brown's men who have  affected .the outer edge of the crowd,  come together. They are quiet and unconcerned in the manner and appear  to be quite at home on this desert.  Western plains have taught them a  lesson.  Brown is among them,cool and pleasant; his five feet eight inches of height  and narrow breadth making him appear puny besides his braves. He  looks at his watch���11:55.  He draws close to the crowd. A  huge, tawny, mustached, blue-eyed  man comes close behind him and towers  over  Brown.    They press into the  crowd,   gently   at   first: then  harder,  faster, passionately.  CHARGE OF THE FOUR HUNDRED.  Watch   the  400  hundred. . They are  coming together.   Two men press close  to   the  back  of  the  man   who stands  back of Brown and has  now lifted  the  little   man   clear  of the ground.    Behind   them,  rapidly  forming into a V  shaped mass the whole 400 appears.  It is theflying wedge.  But   such   a   flying , wedge!    Everjr  man has a sharp-pointed  bowie  knife  in  'his  sleeve,   prepared  to  prick, but  not   to   kill;   to persuade, not to murder.  Up to this time the crowd has not  realized what is happening. , But now  a murmur begins to go up. Men begin  to turn their heads.  "Come on, boys." It is Brown's  voice.  There is a sudden, mighty movement  forward. There is a crunching of bones  and a howling of curses. Ribs are  broken, men are struck as if by an  earthquake arid thrown up and on the  faces of their companions. As the cut  water iof a mighty battleship throws  up a wave in front and to its sides as  it cuts through the opposing sea, so did  this human cut-water throw up a wave  of men. ..>���     ,  o  But a packed mass of 5,000 men is no  easy   thing   to   pass through.     With  bowed heads and bodies pressed   close  together the flying wedge bucks the  center of the crowd,, and bucks it with  enormous power-  And as the hour of noon strikes and  the window opens Brown's form is  hurled against its'lintel and Brown's  money is thrown down before the astonished Boer.  The flying wedge has won. <,  "But Oom Paul's people disapprove ot  such methods. It is a Yankee trick.  Nevertheless the law has been complied  with and Brown feels he is victorious.  He and his flying wedge fight their  way back and leave the cursing crowd  to scramble for what is left after" the  choice locations have-been taken. They  howl and battle and almost overwhelm  the commissioner until he slams the  window and declares all the proceedings illegal arid goes away to Pretoria  to advise with the government. :������;  That is the story of the flying wedge  and what it did.  And now comes another chapter.  Feeling that it had in some manner  been outwitted, the Transvaal government sought to repudiate the lease it  had given Brown,   under protest, as'it  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 Smart,  free miner's certificate No. 18584, intend,- sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, forthe purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section ,37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of May, 1899. 24-0  MINERAL ACT, 1896.     '  Certificate   of.   Improvements.  NOTTCE.  RED    ROCK   mineral   claim,   situate   in   the  Kettle River Mining division  of  Yale Dis-  . trict.   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. 1S340A, and the British America  Development Company, limited, (foreign), free  miner's certificate No. 41458 A, intend, sixty  days from the date dereof, 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  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 FIHemenwav,  as agent for Jay P; Graves, free miner's  certificate No. 14296 A, and. John Stevens, free  miner's certificate No. 18254 A, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the.purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of the above claim.  )'And further take notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced  before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of June, 1899. 24-6'  Licence Authorising an Extra-Provincial  Gompany to Carry on Business. '  'COMPANIES ACT, 1897/  MINERAL   ACT, ' 1896.     ,  Certificate' of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  WELLINGTON,    WELLINGTON    NO.    1,  WELLINGTON NO. 2 Mineral claims, situated in the Kettle River Mining Division of  ;   Yale   District,      Where  located:   In   Long  ���   Lake camp.   ���'.������-.  ""fAKE notice that I William James Harris  *      Free Miner's   Certificate No.   79645  intend,   sixty   days  from ' the   date  hereof,  to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown grant of the above claim.  '   And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  1   Dated thisll8th day of May, 1899. 27-5  were. It approved the ^course, ojMrlxe  commissioner in declaring the proceedings illegal, tendered back all - the  money received and sought another  way of disposing of  the lands.  Thereupon suit was instituted by  Brown in the high court of the Transvaal and after interminable delays the  august justices in 1897 were obliged' to  declare Brown in the right and give  him judgment in the sum. of $1,812,000  against the republic for the profits that  would have been his had he been allowed his land.  The Boers have never made good the  full amount of the judgment, however,  and Brown is still fighting to bring  them to time.  This was but one incident in his  career in South Africa: He was in  many other, enterprises and has  amassed great wealth. Mines in  Mexico, British Columbia, South  America, Africa, Alaska, and he alone  knows where else are his. He has  offices in London, the cape, the City of  Mexico, Victoria and Spokane, and  travels extensively. He has schemes  on foot in British Columbia, the narration of which would read like a romance, so for the present his headquarters are Victoria, the capital city  of the province.  And now as to his name. In 1892 he  was, although a mining engineer, dab-  biling in his other profession, the one  he loves most. He was the proprietor  of a vigorous little paper called the  Barbarian, published at Wardner, Idaho. This was before fortune came to  him. In the great strikes of that year  he espoused the cause of the mine owners and bitterl}' denounced the acts of  the striking miners. For months he  carried his life in his hands. Finally  his funds gave out and he went to Spokane. There he and Harold Boyce, a  brilliant young newspaper man and  poet, established a clever weekly called  the Outburst. But it was not a success  financially, the field being too limited,  and he and Boice went off to South  Africa. During his residence in Spokane Brown was a marked character of  the place and the name Barbarian,  from the fame of his fighting, vitrolic  little newspaper, became fastened upon  him,  And perhaps, too, it was necessary to  give him the appellation in order to  distinguish him from two other Spokane characters who bore his own surname���-Dirty Shirt Brown, the faro  dealer, and Kettle Belly Brown, the  former chief of the Carson City, Nev.,  fire department.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  PIONEER  and  REVENUE Mineral  Claims,  situate in the.Kettle River mining division  of Yale district.   Where located :   In Dead-  wood Camp,  H  mile west of the Morrison  mineral claim. ,;  ^T^AKE NOTICE that I, John Howard Mac-  ' JL^fariane, free miner's certificate No. 19,622aj  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 day 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 days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Min'iug Recorder for a certificate of improve-,  ments,"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 Mav. 1899.;        24-i  MINERAL  Certificate   of  ACT,    1896.  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 Mining and  Milling company (foreign), free miner's certificate No. 14354 A, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant 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 dav of April, 1899.       19-4  Canada:. i  Province of British Columbia, f  No. 150. ,      .  THIS IS TO CERTIFY,that "The Montreal Boundary Creek Mining Company,  Limited," is authorized and licensed to carrv oil  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 the  legislativeauthority 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'  S2,O00,0OO, divided into 2,000,000 shares of SI each.  , The head office of the Company in this Province is situate at the City of Greenwood, and  Clive Pringle, Barrister-at-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 mines, ami mines of every other  description, and to carry on the business uf'  mining of every description, includingcriishing  washing, smelting, reducing, and otherwise,  treating the products of mines; and to acquire  by purchase or otherwise, mine ami work,  manufacture and make merchantable, gold,  silver, and other ores and deposits and other  niinerals 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 any of the same :  To purchase and - acquire certain mineral  ands, leases, licenses, and rig-htsover minerals  n the Province of New Brunswick, and also to  lurchase and acquire lands and properties  lituate in British Columbia and an v..other  Province or District in the Dominion of Canada:  ! To purchase and otherwise acquire aid deal  in real and personal property of all kinds, and  jn grants, concessions, leases, option", licences  or authorities of and oyer lands, mines, ores,  mineral rights, mineral properties, survevs and  timber riglits, mineral properties, survevs .and  timber rights, buildings, factories, furnaces,  plant, and machinery, trade, marks, easements"  and privileges, rights-of-way. waler and other  rights in New Brunswick and in British Columbia, and elsewhere in the Dominion of Cinada,  and any claims against any property,or :i>rainst  any person or company, "and either solely or  jointly With others to pay for anv sue ^properties and things either in shares, .if the  Company or partly in cash and partly in shares^  or otherwise:  | To construct, carry out, maintain, improve,  alter, manage, work, control and superintend  jiny trails, roads, ways, tramways, 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 railways, which may seem directly or  indirectly conducive to or expedient and useful  for any of the purposes of the Company, and to  contribute to, subsidize, or otherwise aid or take .  part in any such operations:  : To use steam, water, electricity, or any other  power as a motive power or otherwise :  To improve, manage, develop, lease," mortgage, sell',' dispose of, or otherwise deal with;all  or any part of the property and rights of the  Companj- (including the granting of powers to  "work any mines or claims or patents of the  Company), upon any 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 any other company :  I To acquire by purchase, lease, licence, or  otherwise, absolutely or conditionally, the  riglits of, either generally,or exclusively", over  any area or areas of or in all any patent-rights  or processes or mechanical or* other contrivances useful, or supposed to be useful, for anv  jof the purposes of the Company, and to deal  (wilh or dispose of the same, or anv interest :  ,therein, respectively :  | To enter into any*agreement for sharing pro-  jfits, nnion of interests, or co-operation with any  -person or company carrying'On, or about ta  carry on, any business or transaction capable '  ;of being conducted so as to benefit the said  .Company: ,,        .  To purchase or otherwise acquire and undertake all or any part of the business, property  'and liabilities of any person or company carrying on any business which this Company "is  authorized to carry on, or possessed of property suitable for the-purposesof this Company:  ; To pay out of the funds of the Company all  expenses of or , incidental to the formation,  registration and advertising of the Company,  [and to remunerate any person or company for  services rendered, or to be rendered, in placing  ,of the shares in the Company's capital, or any  ^debentures or other securities of the Company,  'in or about the formation or promotion of the  Company, or the conduct of its business.  Given under my hand and seal ofoffice at  ^Victoria, Province" of British Columbia, this  12th day of June, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-nine. S. Y. WOOTTON;  [L.S.]     Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  ~H��  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  HERBERT SPENCER Mineral Claim, situate  in   the  Kettle  River  Mining    Division of  Yale District. Where located���in Deadwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Fred K. McMann,  Free Miners Certificate No. 18414A, intend, sixty days from the date hereof to apply  to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant 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 13th day of June, 1899  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF I    PROVEMEKTS.  NOTICE.  FLORENCE Fractional Mineral Claim situate  in the Kettle River mining division of Yale  district.      Where   located:    , In   Deadwood  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Howard -Mac-  farlaue. free Miner's certificate No. 19,-  622a intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of  improvements, for the purpore of obtaining a  crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action umlur  Section 37 murt be commenced before the issuance ol such certificate of improvements.  Dated the 23rd day of June, 1899.  Boundary    Valley   Lodge  No. 3 8. l.O.O.F.  AA EETS every  Tuesday  /   \    Evening   at   8.W  in  their lodge loom at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning brethren. Tiios. M. C.um.kv, N.G.  Duncan Kosk, Rec. Sec.  SEALED TENDERS, properly indorsed,  whole or separate, will be received by the  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works up to Friday the 7th July, for the  erection and completion of School Buildings at  the followiog places, viz :���  Greenwood, Ashcroft, Slocan, Revelstokeand  Femie, B. C.  Specifications, drawings and conditions of  tender and contract may be seen at the Government Offices, at Victoria, Vancouver, Ashcroft,  Revelstoke, Vernou< Greenwood,. Nelson,  Slocan, Fort Steele and Fernie, B. C, on and  after the 23rd June.  Tenders will not be considered unless riiade  out on the forms supplied, and signed with the  actual signature of the tenders.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted. ,  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Coiumissioder of Lauds & Works.  Lauds and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 7th June. 1899.  NOTICE TO PRE-EMPTORS OF LAND.  NOTICE is hereby given that all pre-  emptors or purchasers of Crown lands  from whom the purchase money remaining unpaid on such lands 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 lands are liable to cancellation, as  provided by section 38 of the "Land Act."  F. CARTER-COTTON,  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria, B. C, 22nd June, 1899.  NOTICE is hereby 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  W B HERBERT  GEORGE GUISE  Dated  at Greenwood. I! C. this  12th  day  of  June. A   I). '.X'>9  wiT.NBSS :   H C SHAW 8  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  GREENWOOD  AND   DISTRICT.  Dr."Button was in the city this week.  Dr. Foster is rapidly recovering from  his, illness.  R! B. Dixon representing the Rossland Miner is in the district.  E. A. Bielenberg returned on Tuesday from the Smilikameen country.  A. L- McEwen left on Sunday for  Nelson.     He will return in a few daj-s.  J. A. MacDuniieil the well known  railway contractor was in the city this  week.  The next sitting of the county court  will be held at Greenwood on September 20th. ��  J. H. Macfarlane and J. \V. Frost  spent the week fishing at the mouth of  the West Fork.  F. Lewin, ledger keeper in tho Bank  of B. N. A., is in the'Greetiwooil hospital ill with fever.  Mr. Ward has been appointed local  manager for the Nelson and Vernon  Telephone company.  Rev. Father Palmer will preach in  the R. C. Church on Sunday at 10:30  and 7:30 iii the evening.  Rev. B. H. Balderston will preach in  Barrett's hall on Sunday at 11 in the  morning and 7:30 in the evening.  Mr. James Hunter of the Hunter-  Kendrick company and his brother  were visitors to the city this week.  Percy Goderath, of the Spokesman-  Review staff, arrived in the city last  week.    He went to Camp McKinney.  H. Mount, of/Rossland, who was  agent for the Columbia and "Western  railway in the days of Heinze, is in  the city.  ' L. I. Ostroski, of the Greenwood  Trading company, left this week for  Montreal and other eastern centers to  purchase goods for his firm.  Rev. Ralph W. Trotter, who returned  last week from the Baptist conference  at Vancouver, preached Sunday morning and evening in,Barrett's hall.  Ralph Smailes and T. M. Gulley  went over to Grand Forks this week to  move some freight for their respective  firms. '  W. A. Campbell, who was a prominent figure in Rossland during the early  days of the city, has arrived in Greenwood and may reside here in the  future/  Mrs. Frank Robbins and two sons  from San Diego, have arrived in Phoenix where Mr. Robbins is general  superintendent for McKenzie, Mann  & Co.  Hon. T. Mayne Daly returned Monday from a visit to the properties of the  Okanagan Free Gold Mines, Limited,  and left the same day for his home in  Rossland.  A. B. McNeill, principal of the North  Ward school, Victoria, was among the  visitors to the city this week. He is  making a tour of the interior of the  province.  Do you owe the Boundary Creek  Times Two Dollars? Look at your  subscription label, If you do kindly  remit. Subscriptions payable in  advance.  John McDonald while fishing below  Boundary Falls on Tuesday fell on the  rocks, sustaining a bad fracture below  the knee. He was taken to the Greenwood hospital.  Max Crowe brought over with him  an excellent photograph of his friend,  Alex. Dick and his famous horse,Snowball. The photograph flatters Mr. Dick  but scarcely does justice to his beautiful charger.  Major Leckie, Alex. Dick, H. Baker  and P. A. O'Farrell were a party of  well known mining men who spent  Tuesday in Greenwood after visiting  the B. C. mine. They left for Republic on Wednesday.  Max Crowe senior member of the  firm of Crowe & Morris, tobacconists,  Rossland, spent several days in the  city this week. The firm intends  opening a cigar store in the new Guess  block as soon as completed.  J.- Roderick Robertson, provincial  manager of the London and British  Columbia Gold Fields, J. Popkiss,managing director, and E. S. Fowler, consulting engineer of the same company,  were among the visitors to the city last  week.  Mr. Fox successfully floated the Sailor  company in the east, and the object of  his visit is to see the property and  generally inspect the development  work that is being carried on under  the superintendence of Major McGraw.  IMPERIAL  HOTEL SOLD.  Changes Hand at a Big Figure���F. J. Finacune  ������  the Purchaser.  The Imperial Hotel has again  changed hands. The purchaser is Mr.  F. J. Finacune, manager of the Bank  of Montreal, and the, price, S12.S00  cu^h. a".lis property was sold to Messrs.  Barnard and Mara about six months  ago for S9.000. The property includes  the hotel building proper and the store  occupied by M. E. Frazee. It is situated on two of the best lots in the city.  There is a SO-foot frontage on Copper  street and the lots, run back along  Greenwood street for 100 feet. The,  buildings could be replaced for ��4,500  so that the reaPestate has been pur.  chased for S8,000, a price which shows  that Greenwood property is not depreciating in value. The Imperial ho-  ts.i is leased by Graham & Perry arid  does a large business. It is reported,  however, that a well known hotel man  is negotiating to buy out the present  lessees..  *"*">5"=a��'SX?''��"*'";"3^  fc=9C^��=>X^��^X^i��a��X'^^ ::: ite^Xi~<a��=9C^��^CV=<^^  SUMMER  SALE  o   o  EASTERN MONEY.  Representatives of Toronto Capital Visit the  District.  Thos. Long, a Toronto capitalist,  and F. W. G. Fitzgerald, general manager of the Birkbeck company, spent  several days in the city this week.  Mr. Long is a director of the Birkbeck,  also of the Imperial bank,- and several  other financial institutions. In company with Mr. Naden, local agent for  Birkbeck, they visited the Mother Lode  and other properties in the district.  Mr. Long is making a tour through the  mining district for the purpose of making investments. Money is very cheap  in the east in consequence of the revival of good times and is now seeking  investments in the mining districts of  British Columbia. Mr. Long is of the  opinion that there are plenty of opportunities in this district for safe investments.  The object of Mr. Fitzgerald's, visit  is to examine into the numerous loans  made by his company in connection  with the erection of buildings in new  mining towns. His company has made  several loans on new buildings in  Greenwood. Mr. Fitzgerald was  thoroughly satisfied with all of them.  He is fully convinced that Greenwood  is going to be a large city and a loan  based on present values is a safe investment for his company.  E ARE OFFERING FOR SALE A NUMBER  of Summer lines which we want to reduce and  clear out previous to our fall goods arriving and of course  are selling them at Rock bottom prices to clear them out  Our connections with the manufacturers and our ex^  tensive experience in these lines give us a decided ad*  vantage over our competitors and places us in a position  to sell these goods at prices that are bound to command  you trade and save your money,.  LADIES' BLOUSES.,'.'..  We are selling at almost half price,    75c, $1,00 and up;  LADIES' UNDERWEAR^.  Cotton, Muslin, Silk, and at Summer Sale prices,  LACE CHRTAIWS FR��FI 75C.  SUMMER DRESS GOGDSo^  We are making a run on a doublefold dress material at  15c per yard, worth at least double the amount  Ladies'Wrappers in all shades and sizes.  Ladies' Hats and Parasols at half price.      0  Childrens Dresses Jn sizes I, 2, 3< 4, and 5 in  styles and prices.  In order to expedite the sending of  messages, the Nelson & Vernon Telephone company have telegraph operators in their Greenwood and Rossland  offices. All messages are now sent by  telegraph, leaving the wire free for  conversations. The telephone com  pany are in the telegraph business only  temporarily as the C. P. R. wires are  expected to reach here at an early date.  Wm.   C.  Fox, of the firm of Fox &  Ross,  Toronto,  was  in   the  city  this I  week,   en  route  to Camp McKinney.  r-Potsal Reform,  The Postmaster General continues  his   work   of  reform   in , the    postal  service.       The    latest     improvement  which  he has undertaken is to provide  for   compensation   to   the   public   for  registered mail  matter lost in transmission  through   the   mails.      Many  people have been  at a loss to understand the real value of the registered  mail service, inasmuch as the registering of a letter did not protect  the pub-,  lie against loss -if such  occurred,  but  simply  guaranteed greater care in trie  transmission and reduce the probabilities of loss.     Although the compensation is limited by the bill to the sum  of $25.00, this sum will  probably cover  the large   proportion    of remittances  which are made by mail by the general  public, and will do much to  popularize  this  branch of the service.     Another  improvement provided for by  the bill  is the establishment of a  "Late mail"  service similar to that which has been  found of great service to the business  men in Great Britain and  by which on  the payment of a small  fee  the  letter  posted after the regular hour   of   closing the mail at the  postoffice   may  be  forwarded  in  time to  catch  the mail  train.   The advantage of such  an  arrangement   will   be    appreciated    by  those   who  have experienced  the loss  which sometimes follows the  inadvertent   missing   of   the   mail   by  a   few  minutes.     A yet  more  up-to-date  innovation is the proposed introduction of  the automobile as  a means  of   communication, between the general post-  office in Toronto and the branch offices  of which there are over twenty.     This  step is in the nature of an experiment  and  if the result  is satisfactory it will  be introduced elsewhere.  die. ..����. O'i        O'i       jJ'i        d.'i        i''��        J.1'4        sY��  '.&     %���      ^     "*iv~    'if    in?     ^ir     ">,.-     'j,$  Titos. McDonnell.  R. M. McEntir.  XcDOlHELL I McENTIRE,  Mines and.  Real Estate  GREENWOOD   and   CAMP McKINNEY  ��TOMB!  MOT.  Midway, Kettle River.  First-ci,ass Accommodation.   Good Stabbing.   Stopping Pi,ace for Stages.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors.  W  m Contractors and Builders  *���   - - -    I  SSSS  ��"[*  >Jx-x  ?<**4��  ��1 TURNING AND BANDSAWING j|  m M  SSJK " SPECIALTY. (����*  A   SHOP   and office, SH.VKK ST.   ^  greenwood, b. c. ��|$  1R. F. Coates & Co. i  f Contractors       i  THE GREENWOOD MARKET...  t H. STOECKE, PROP.  ��  Prime   Beef,    Pork,    Mutton,   Poultry, . Fish,   Ham,  Bacon, and Lard.  The  public are respectfully invited to give us a trial.  COPPER ST. GREENWOOD, B.C.  %  TO  TO  TO  . TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  ffi.  tf",  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  NOTICE is hereby jriveu that the partnership subsisting' between us, the undersigned, as  brokers and greneral apents in the City of  Greenwood in theProvinceof British Columbia,  has been this day dissolved by mutual consent.  All debts owinff to the said partnership are to  be paid to Arthur Mowat at the City of Greenwood aforesaid, and all claims against the said  partnership are to be presented to the said  Arthur Mowat, by whom the same will be  settled. The business of the firm of Mowat &  Palmer will be hereafter conducted bv Arthur  Mowat. ARTHUR MOWAT  ROIJEKT H. PALMER  Witness :   P. P.  SHARPE.  Dated at Greenwood, B.C., this 21st dav of  July, A. D. 1899.  Greenwood,  jlte   Jj!i    *  ���Sa* ?a* flf-  Store Fronts & Fixtures a Spe  B.C. ��T  alty  nmmm?Hm?mm?!mmnws:  TENDERS.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned  addressed to Box 48, Greenwood, for the cutting of 500 cords of four foot wood. Tenders  will be received up to the 27th instant.  J.    \V.    MCFARLANE.  LOST.---Between Midway and Rock  Oreek a green hand bag containing  papers and letters. Finder return to  Riverside hotel and receive reward.  Smuupuu  I  OOUNTRY  Prospectors save packing by buying your outfits at West-  bridge 10 miles above Rock Creek.  NOTE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Hams l'lA cts.  Bacon 1~'A cts  Dry Salt IS cts  Suyar '. _..8.35cwt  Flour 2.2S sack  Rice lo lhs for$l  Powder ��� Wc  case lot.  Fuse **��� coil  Caps $lbor  Jessop Steel 18c lbs  A Full Stock Now on Hand of Miners' and Prospectors Supplies.  Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, and Gent's Furnishings.  SUCCESSOR TO  HERBERT a GUISE,

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