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 i  SATURDAY,     JULY   17,    1&97.  PUBLISHED AT GREEN  CITY. B��C��  MANUFACTURERS       OF  Under License from The EDWD, P, ALLIS CO,, of Milwaukee, Wis,  % GREENWOOD  CITY  is  the  central  town  and  supply  point of the   Boundary  Creek    mining   camps,     From   this  i ���   ���    ..'   ii)    ,.   I   . ..'.'���'       ��� '���'    '���       ���;'.. ' ��� ���������..'''  new  town   roads   lead  to   the *  DEADWOOD,  SKYLARK,  ELLINGTON   and   SMITH  CAMPS  Lots  are selling  freely and are  a  good investment.  For price of Lots and other information, address  ��   \*��(  Greenwood City, Boundary Creel, B.C.  Or  apply to  the  Agents *  C.  F.  C0STERTON,  Vernon,  B.C  A.  K.  STUART,  Vancouver.  I  f  I  i  i  I  1  &  '%  i'.t  p ���  ���I'  m  i  I  1  i  il  P A Weekly Paper published in tile interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. II,  GREENWOOD CITY, RG, SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1897,  45 No. 19.  I'v'  HEINZE  SHOULD   BUILD.  and the Mclntyres and the Smiths were millionaires.  As the Times has already pointed out Mr. Heinze -.as re-  r | "HE} Victoria   Colonist  appears to  have  now no  lV    1 other sourceof inspiration than exploit the  �� fame and advance the interest of F. August  Heinze. During- the recent session of theA  legislature when Heinze and his railway  were under consideration it attempted by .the virulence of  its personal attacks to deter representatives of the, people  from the course which'their judg-ment dictated in calling-  attention to the close''relationship between Mr. Heinze and  the lieutenant-goyerhbr. Under the guise of ^educating the.  people up to the necessity-for the immediate constructionof  a road from Penticton to Boundary Greek it is now conducting- an active campaign in Mr. Heinze's interests.  Everyone is impressed with the necessity for the early .  . construction of a road to connect the Boundary Creek district with at least one railway system, but it is difficult to  understand what good can be accomplished by shouting- that  something- should immediately be dpne to assist Mr. Heinze  to build the road. The dominion parliament has been prorogated for a year and nothing-can be gained in that, quarter. Mr. Heinze under no circumstance ought to get further  aid from the provincial house.  If the  Colonist is not attempting- to g-ive public opinion a  wrong- bias,   if it is honestly striving- to: secure the early ;  construction of a railway into Boundary Creek,   if it is not-'  attempting- to boom, the interests of an individual rather  than the interests of Boundary Creek district in particular  or  the   province   in general,   its   ability   and its influence  should be devoted to educating- public opinion into demanding- that Mr. Heinze should carry out his professions if not  his contracts and at once commence construction of the road.  Surely it will not be conducive to the early and speedy construction of a railway   by  Mr. Heinze  if he  becomes impressed with the idea that because he is armed with  a commission in the shape of a provincial railway  charter he is  the  sole   arbiter  of   the railway situation, and that the resources of the district must remain undeveloped, the enormous wealth of its niines must remain unproduced while he  g-oes beg-ging- in aid of further subsidies.    If the Colonist or  any other provincial paper  wishes   to  do   Boundary   Creek  and the province a c-service,  they will cease advancing- the  interest of those who are in the railway business for the  land grants and the fat subsidies that can be  secured.    Let  them  rather  tell  those  speculators  that  the   people have  already g-iven them the rig-ht to build a railway  into one of  the richest districts under heaven ; that if the3r avail themselves of this right they  will by the levying- of reasonable  rates be enabled to make a larg-e profit from the trade of the  district.  The truth is that throug-h the g-raiiting-'bf larg-e subsidies  to hungry speculators the construction of railways has degenerated, from being- a business enterprise to a legalized  scheme to bleed the public. Take the same Mr.. F. August  Heinze, for instance. If he had been successful in. securing  the dominion government subsidy he applied'for, he and his  associates could have made from two to three millions of  dollars before even a rail was laid, and it is because Mr.  Heinze is anxious to bring- about such a result that B.ound-  ary Greek district must go another year without a railway.  Mr. Heinze wishes to repeat the history of the C. P. R. on a  small scale. In that case a S3rndicate got land grants and  cash subsidies from the dominion government, and before  the3r   had constructed   ten'miles   of railway  the   Stephens  ceived flattering inducements to build the road, provided he  were satisfied to secure returns for capital invested jrom  the profits that are sure to come from operating the road.  In fact,' Mr. Heinze at first considered that abefire charter  granting trie right to build a road into such a rich country  was in itself a very great advantage, but he afterwards  learned that by making governors directors, and barristers  closely related, to the government his solicitors, and by carrying out all the other blandishments of a professional lobbyist he could get more. The more he succeeded in getting  the more he wanted; and now he regrets that he is unable to  build the road into Penticton because he failed to secure a  dominion.' subsidy. :^V''":''\>������'���  A cash subsidy of $4,000 a mile for 110 miles of railway  and a,land grant for the balance should offer sufficient inducement to construct a railway that will hot cost upwards  of probably $20,000 per mile, and if the,Colonist would cease  , clamoring for Mr. Heinze, if public opinion were strongly  expressed in the direction that Mr. Heinze had secured  enough, we are convinced that he would discover that his  hunger for subsidies has become appeased and that o he  would at once beg-in to build the road. "  '��� ���'���'���'��� ��� ���' ���     .-.-.'  ��� ..' ���(?:���;���..   : ;���  .    ���: .���''...������.       .���'��� ' ..'���'���' .'  ��� Ivet us suppose that the provincial government had nothing to do with railways'or railway subsides (and, under the  circumstances we are sorry that it ever granted a subsidy  to a railway company); then if Mr. Heinze went to Ottawa  and asked for a cash subsidy of $12,000 or $14,000 a mile and  a land grant to build a road from Penticton to Trail, it is  hardly probable that his request would have been favorably considered. The construction of a railway is a public  undertaking, and when a private individual receives assistance to enable him to construct, it makes but little difference whether that assistance comes from, the provincial or  dominion government���the people are those who pay.  We are firmly convinced that the wealth of Boundary  Creek will induce the early construction of a railway and  we therefore believe that it would not be in the public interest that Heinze or any other railway promoter should be  granted any further aid. If those organs which are shouting for further aid to the Columbia & Western railway were  possessed of the faculty for conceiving- any -public affair  apart from the interests which they represent, they would  cease their high-sounding- platitudes which are intended to  deceive the public and probably deceive themselves. They  should divorce themselves, from those who are retarding- the  development of the country by being- dissatisfied with the  privileges which have been extended to them and by neglecting, to carry out their promises until they make' another  attempt to get their hands into the pockets of the people.  It is'simply a travest3' on the acts of the legislature that  Mr. Heinze should be so -impressed with the value of the  assistance tfuit he has alreadv received, that he is willintr  to place his company.under bonds to the extent of $50,000  to carry out his contract, and that then an attempt should  be in tide to secure him still further favors. He hits failed to  avail himself of the only wav of benefitting- the public bv  speedil3r constructing- a road into Boundary Creek district,  and is therefore, entitled to no.further public favors.  iV*  jjfe  jjfc  -/K- -/if  BETTER   MAIL   SERVICE.  It is to be hoped that Mr. Hewitt Bostock, M.P., who has  assiduousl\'r been calling the attention of the government to  the needs of the vast district which he represents, will further his efforts by pointing out the necessity for a daily  mail to Greenwood. At present the Marcus stage runs daily  to Greenwood, and there is no   good   reason   why   it   should  dav and leave it the next. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  POPULATION   FIGURES.  The figures in  Williams' provincial  directory show that the  white   population of the mainland has; doubled during the last four  years.    According to  the  directory  the white population on  the mainland is 78,850,   while  that  on  Vancouver and adjacent islands is 38,-  500, making a total of 117,350.    This is  exclusive  of Indians,   whose  total   is  about   25,000.    While  the   figures  are  not likely to be absolutely correct, they  are sufficiently' close to show the great  necessity  for  a redistribution  of provincial seats in the  near future.    The  increase of population in IDast Yale has  probably been as large as that of any  other district in  the  province,   yet   at  the last provincial election  E}ast  Yale  had only one member and  1,022 votes,  while Iallboet had two members for 319  votes, and Esquimalt two members for  451 votes.    It  is  useless carrying  the  comparison further.    Unless  the  government wishes to perpetuate a system  of gerrymander it will  introduce a redistribution bill   at  the  next session,  and such a bill must contain a provision to grant a member to the southern  portion of Dast Yale district.  THE COLUMBIA AND WESTERN.  Mr. F. August Heinze   was in  Spokane   a  few days   ago  on  his way to  Trail.    In the course  of   an  interview  with a: representative  of the  Spokesman-Review, he stated :  "I can tell you nothing about the  railroad question that you have not  ���already told your readers. I feel now  as I have felt all along, that we were  ���entitled to the subsidy. We have spent  vast sums of money in that section to  -develop the territory, while the Canadian Pacific has spent nothing."  ' 'What are your plans for the future ?  'Will the road be built to Penticton,  -anyhow ?"  "That question I am unable to answer  just now. It depends on several things,  and  for  that reason it is impossible to  ..say at present just what will be  done.  It is possible that  something may be  ��� done, but there is nothing certain about  it." ���'���������':.���'.. c  "Have  you  any  hope" or assurance  that the government will allow  a sub-  .sidy at its next regular session?"  "No.    There  is  no  hope  from that  .source.    If certain  thinsrs   can  be  ac-  complished   we   may   be   able   to   go  ahead, but it is difficult to tell any thing  .about it yet."  ALIEN   LABOR   LAW.  Asa great many men will be employed on the construction of the Crow's  Nest Pass railway, the dominion government have decided to protect the  Canadian laborers by putting the Alien  Labor Law in force in Manitoba, the  Northwest and British Columbia. The  . act can be put in operation by the minister of justice appointing agents to  administer the act. These agents will  be appointed at Winnipeg, Lethbridge  and Rossland, and probably at other  points in the west. M. J. Haney, who  has charge of the work of constructing the Crow's Nest Pass railway has  also declared his intention of employing only Canadian labor.  R. R. Hedley, the well known smelter  man of Nelson, is again visiting Greenwood.  ^^:^;M^^^^^.^^  i  IF     YQU     NEED  Hardware,     Stoves,     Granite  and Tinware  CARPENTERS'  and MINERS'  TOOLS  Orb   Cars   and   Raijls  POWDER   AND   STEEL  Paints and Oil        Sashes and Doors  Water Pipes and Fixtures, &c.  Call or write for Trices ;  " "  Government Street,  Greenwood.  A Practical Tinsmith and Plumper connected with the Business.  m  m  W&smm&mMEK^  .^O" . v��^ >iww:"ii\Hfc'-'-''-''"-.-'"'.'   t'i.:<'tt9-*',:'i^-^9^--A'.,<-l. \, .-;:��� f^.i /.<.tKj-��;..iT^j^^-....,Vj Ki.���'.���-��� '.;'.-.-.-mr��:"'?^j��*L'"':".--' �����  '���'.i'-.',.''WM;"jX"',.^>..-/i.'i."'A.-:>/^i.".v-ii'f.'."'iVj---".^ '...^.....i .���mi^,aM|.- -,-  ���   -^-   ��� i  inf-il'-i$  2m  Rossland.  inyesimenT mit fru  ���yCV&     ^^ LIAITED   LIABILITY. U^      f\  Greenwood.  Sf  & INSURANCE!  GEO:  R.   NADEN.   Manager.  Patent Medicines! Pure Drugs  Toilet Soaps,       I Lime Juice.  New Novels, Eta  ir'��"      jSf8"'     a"*"  ?i&        *lF       V*fT  CORYELL'S   MAP  ON   SALE.  MIDWAY  B. C.  o  ! Greenwood  9  V  1  ?  T  o  r  I  W.   S.   FLETCHER  HAVING purchased, the business  of R. N. Taylor & Co., beg-s  to announce that he is prepared to  furnish the public with  Pure Drugs,  Patent Medicines,  Druggists'  Sundries, etc.  Prescriptions Carefully Prepared.  W. S. rLETCHER. j  THE  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut"  and   "Traveller"   Tobaccos.  ���Full Line of PISHING TACKLE  Including- a choice assortment of FLIES.  Comfortable Club Rooms  ���:[ NOW OPEN.  ]:���  /   V��  1  .��   I   I\ 1 A/A  A ,  Hainill Block, Copper Street.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A.  H.  A.  GUESS,  M.A.  Assayers &. Chemists*  Thoroughly familiar with Boundarj^ Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assays and analyses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B. C.  Copper Street, Greenwood.  D.W. HICKS, Proprietor.  fi'?     iir      *i&-  Open Nig-ht and Da3r.    :?:   Meals at all Hours.  Game, Fish and 03rsters in Season.  B Stotm Baa/a iasa s    �� $  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Perfect fit guaranteed.  ft  *r, ili?'"2'TJr THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  fcllllMJI" I   .F.. J <  ��� I* I '   \M>\ ���WflWI t| i    *1\in       II    I   1 1      I  aryijg'jji].'>.vj.wio!ww'wyjiTuwjiWB  Kwmnmtsa  GREENWOOD  AND VICINITY.  "*^:"'  Geo. McKague has purchased a lot  east of W. B. Paton's residence and  will commence building-, at'Once.  Mr. Gordon, a mining- engineer from  Ivondon, arrived in Greenwood yesterday, arid will spend some time examining-properties in the district;  Neil Lamont, an o experienced tin^  smith and plumber, arrived on Tuesday from Brandon, Man., and is now  employed with Russell & Co.  The  rnembers of the  local  lodge of  the Independent Order of Foresters are  ;���'  requested  to attend  the reg-ular meeting-on Thursday evening-, as business  ���of importance comes up for discussion.  Mr. Robert Wood left the coast for  home several days ago, but will remain for some time at Kamloops, Armstrong and Camp McKinney. He expects to reach Greenwood on Wednes-  - day next.   ���' ,*'. ,'���'.-,  Cameron and McKenzie's new hotel  on Copper street will be completed in  about a week. A larg-e addition has  been built to the rear of the main build-  . ing,giving plenty of room for a first-  . class hotel.  A public meeting- was held", at Midway on Monday evening when town-  site improvements were discussed with  Captain Adams. The townsite company are contemplating- making- several improvements this summer.  A lawn tennis club has been organized in Greenwood. The rnembers are  hard at work constructing- a court opposite Mr. Sutherland's residence, and  they expect to have everything- in readiness to begin playing- in about two  ..weeks.    ' ;<>.  The clearing- of Government street  throug-h the valley is about completed.  The work already done in this part of  the townsite has made it a very desirable looking place for residences, and  in all probability several will be built  there this summer.  The committee who have charge of  the work of collecting- private subscriptions to aug-ment the g-overnment  appropriation for the Iyong I^ake road  have met with gratifying- success, almost sufficient money having- been promised to ensure the construction of the  road to Iyong lake.  While people are dying- by hundreds  in the east from the excessive heat, residents of Greenwood are enjoying- cool  days and refreshing- showers. If one  lived in Chicago with the thermometer  at over 100 in the shade one would wish  he were living- in Greenwood where the  mercury ranges from 65 to 70.  Hon. G. B. Martin, chief commissioner of lands and works, is making  his first trip throug-h the province since  he first took office. He will visit his  own district and Kootenay and will  then come in by the way of Christina  L/ake to Boundary Creek. As chief  commissioner of lands and works he  will find many matters in Boundary  Creek district that require the attention of the government.  On Tuesday next Mr. I. A. Dinsmore,  deputy sheriff, will sell opposite the  post-office, J. Dufour's interests in the  Boston, Dora, and Gold Block claims  in Kimberly camp, the Bond, American E}agle, Winnie F. and J.C. claims  in Skylark camp, and the Iy.A.F.c in  L/ong L,ake camp, in order to satisfy a  judgment for $117.83 obtained by L,e-  quime Bros, against J. Dufour.  Mr. H. A. Guess, M.A., of Guess  Bros., chemists and assayers, left on  Wednesday for Keewatin, where he  takes charge of the chemical department in the reduction works of an  Ottawa company of which Hon. George  1}. Foster, ex-minister of finance, is  president. Mr. Guess was recommended for the position by' the profes  sor of the college from which he graduated. Mr. Guess', many Greenwood  friends will be pleased to learn that the  position is a very important one, and  carries with it a large salary.  The Greenwood City Waterworks Co.  will hold its annual meeting shortly.  The company have already posted  their notices in accordance with their  act of incorporation and the Water  Clauses act. Owing to the delay with  respect to incorporation, the company  have as yet done nothing towards furnishing Greenwood with a system of  waterworks. Under its act of incorporation the municipality has the  power to take over ther waterworks at  actual cost, hence the company are  awaiting the decision of the city fathers  when the town is incorporated.  MINING NOTES.  The work on No. 7 mine in Central  camp has been suspended on account  of water.  Patsy Clark has a large force of men  at work on the claim which he recently  purchased in lOureka camp.  Judgment was given in the Jack of  Spades case at Vancouver last week.  It is understood that since the judgment was delivered Mr. Gire hasoffered  Mr.: Wood a good figure for his interest  in the property.  J. H. Hall, arprominent smelter man  of Butte, has spent the past week examining the niines in the vicinity of  Greenwood1. His object in coming here  was to enquire into thepjossibilities for  the erection of a smelter in the vicinity.  It is gratifying to see that Spokane  capitalists who are interested ih claims  in Boundary Creek district have men at  work developing the same. The American owners have shown considerable  activity during the past week, arid appear to have the necessary courage to  expend their nioney in developing  claims.  A report comes from Camp McKinney that another rich strike has been  made on the Minnehaha. In fact Major Megraw, the manager, sent a dispatch to Mr. H. Kiteley, Toronto, the  secretary of the company, to the effect  that the ledge in the Minnehaha was  struck in the cross-cut at the 65-foot  level. Assays from it showed $108 in  gold and $2 in silver.  The Boundary Creek Mining company have put a large number of men  to work on the L/'ast Chance mine in  Skylark camp. It is understood that  the work on this property will be continued all summer. Considerable work  has already been carried out on this  mine, and the result has been most encouraging to the company. Application has already been made for a crown  grant for the Ivast Chance.  Eureka camp on the reservation is  now experiencing a genuine mining  boom. Miners and prospectors are  flocking there from all quarters. One  day this week nearly sixty prospectors  passed through Grand Forks and all  were bound for Ekireka. It is reported  that a wagon road is to be built through  the reservation from Marcus so as to  avoid using the road in Canadian territory.  Court Boundary, "No, 3576, LO.F.  ALL MEMBERS of the above Court are requested to attend the reg-ular meeting- on  Thursday'- evening- next, as the question,  of securing- a suitable hall will come up for discussion. GEORGE F. MILLER,  Duncan Ross, Recording Secretary.  Chief Ranger. 45-1  FOR SALE.  A HALF INTEREST   in   a hotel  business  in Greenwood.    Appl}r to Andrew Leamy,  Barrister, Copper St., Greenwood, B.  C.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, 1.0.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  every Thursday evening-.   Visiting-Members are cordially welcomed.  GEORGE F. MILLER,  Duncan Ross, Recording Secretary.  Chief Ranger. 45  Financial and Insurance Agent  '* (notary,(pufiftc "f :. .  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT  FOR  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Ro3ral Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The Loudon & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins..Co.  Dominion Building & Loan Association.  APPRAISER  FOR  The Canada Permanent Loan & Savings Co.  Columbia Flouring Mills Co.  EN DERBY   and   VERNON.  Trade Mark  Red Star.  Makers of Flour pronounced by experts to be  the best made on the Pacific Coast.  ('���-  HUNGARIAN  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran Shorts Chop Etc  ��*S=raST7TOIjTOJHIWJ* C  SQUARE   HOUSE.  CO  <*  m  2=  Greenwood City, B.C.  m  or  ������ ���-*������ '..'������  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  0  '"   . _^fe_" ���������'''  -/it-  First-class  Accommodation.  9  Stages  from all parts pass the  door.  CO  O  C  rn  t  o  m  SQUARE    TREATMENT.  m'flflkHftmBMUWHIKCfeL  MINERAIv    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  MAMONT Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River miningdivision of Yale district.   Where located : Skylark camp.  Take notice that I, Ferdinand Dittmcr, free  miner's certificate No. 81,118, intend, sixt}- dajrs  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.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of July, 1897. 45  SHAVING PARLOR.  Government Street, Greehwoob.  Hot and Cold Baths at all hours of the dajr.  Ladies aud Children's Hair-cutting a specialty  .ir_ .-  i\  ������ i UCAKLtffeSaC&afiSufe^  i^ffesfegagi  THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK    TIMES.  H.BAD'.'.OFFIOE:      ROSSLAND.      B.O.  Capital, $1,5CX),000;     X      1,500,000 Shares, par value $1,00,    Fully.'paid aiid Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,   500,000  Shares,  ';_..'������   Officers ':'.���'. ���   <,-��� -  President :    HON.   T... ;A.   DALY,   Ex-Minister of Interior.  yice^President :   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,   Kelly & Co., Brandon,  Man.     .  Secretary-Treasurer :W.L.   ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  Board   of , Directors :  Hon. cJ. N. Kirchoffer, W. A. Macdonald, Q.C., Fred. Nation, W. L. Lindsay, Wm. cJohnson,  , '���"���'    .    W. A. Eulier, W. ci. Porter, and G.H. Collins.  Owns  the "'Golden Grown���".-mineral claim and has a bond on the "Calumet/' situated in  Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  A  GOLDEN  TREASURE.  Ivike the young- men who followed  Horace Greeley's advice and went  West, Mr. Davicf Bryant has "struck  it rich" by doing- likewise. Copper  camp, with its Mother I^ode and its  King- Solomon was considered to be the  western limit of the rich mineral belt  in the vicinity of Greenwood, but Mr.  Bryant, believing- that gfold is where  one finds it, ventured beyond the western purlieu of Copper camp. The result was most gratifying-. The Aberdeen, located some time ag-o by himself  and, two others, has shown up well  under development work; and now Mr.  Bryant has been developing- the Golden  Treasure, which is likely to prove indeed a g-olden treasure. Three distinct  leads have been uncovered, all can^-iiig-  copper, g-old and silver. Assays for  g-old have yielded $12.35 to the ton,  while the quartz is very rich in copper. The ledg-es are over twelve feet  wide and are well defined. The Golden  Treasure is near the Aberdeen and is  about four miles from Copper camp.  Mr. ^Bryant also located a big- iron cap  about a mile from the Golden Treasure.  Pretty Marriage Ceremony.  Mr. Georg-e McKag-ue and bride arrived on Sunday from Penticton; where  they remained for two days.. The Vernon News contains the following-report  of the marriag-e:  "A very pretty marriag-e ceremony'  took place on Wednesday morning- in  the Methodist church, when Miss Ada  Mohr, eldest daughter of Charles Mohr  of this city, and Mr. Georg-e McKag-ue  of Greenwood, were united in the  bonds of matrimoii3r by Rev^ S. J.  Thompson. A larg-e number, of the  friends of the young- couple were present. The church was beautifully decorated with a profusion of flowers, and  the contracting- parties stood under an  arch formed of evergreen and cut  flowers which made a most pleasing-  effect. The bride, who was attired in.  a handsome traveling- costume, carried  a splendid bouquet. The bridesmaid  was her sister, Miss .Lina Mohr, and  the groom was supported bj H. C.  Cooper. The bridal party left b3r the  morning- train for Greenwood, their  future home. Among- other valuable  and useful presents the bride was presented with a handsome parlor lamp  and a silver butter dish in grateful re-  cog-nition of her services in the choir  and Sunday school."  is  .-efca��o-.  'SPORTING   GOODS.  .-<���������    jjfe  .��� *V4     ijfe .   '".. '���'���  ������������,. ->IV        IK-        tl\-  Boxing Gloves,     Dumb Bells,        Indian Clubs,  Lacrosse Sticks,     Tennis Goods,    Punching Bags,  | Cricket Supplies,  Victor and Remington Bicycles,  ���e4e^e-����MMa>��-4e��-*'<��>^6^^����-��<s^e-40>M^s4e^e4a��-*"<��MM^a-4��K��^<^��-WMMe^e-4��^*4s����4*  T  9  A  y  ��  A  A>-a-<0^0"4e^��-4��^e^��O"O-4e��-s-4fi��>a"<��^e-4e��-��^��^-aMa��-��"4O^-*"4c^��-4ay��4a��-9-4*^��<����-S"49^��4a>-*"4a��-��4*��-e-4����-��48a  Hf���9'  SBMX*L>, Vancouver.  'j8f*^m^~*~  *7E  J. Kerr.  J.   P.   Fl+OOD.  GREENWOOD, GRAND EORKS, & /HIDWAY.  Meat delivered at Rock Creek and all Mining" Camps.  ' WHAMfrrBmJggflTSqgcggffi*"#** *MrfSftwf��^.WM.yTB^ rmmam'JiumMiaiivrn*mtuitw&ivxmuw.lbma^rfLmiojmg**  *!&     ��&     ��&  ->if      tif      *?ir  Patronize home industry and the only co-operative Flour Mill in the  Province by. using-, our  '^ilfir^aifi ft;jiu���."-  X X X X  Our Mill  is fitted throug-hout with   the. latest improved machinery and  is  in  charg-e of a thoroug-hly experienced miller.  Ask  for  our   Flour   and  keep   the   money   in   the  district.  9>-9<9>-&-<9>G<9>*>-4  The ORanagaQ Flour Mills Co., Ltd  c  l^S*} TW4 ^"HnPTTHyi rrTTIW *VTV iJ^tiTTWff1>nr^'ir*fir��1TT,,t*)J"*y***v* wwwJWwm^ywianwii  Armstrong, ��� B.C.  WfcflUbgtWOMgM  J.; PIERCY & CO., AWholcsalc Dl-y Goods-  25, 27, 20'YATES STREET,  VICTORIA,  .G  and  Clothing Manufacturers..  few? S*^Stft $11  B8m  Wm THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  ..".Mk-iuiiiiinmumi in   i    .-���jjj^jH'j.n"P"'ii1i'.fj^-M-jn  Established 1862.  .-^KKKKW^V  Manufacturers of Furmy  ture, Upholstery, eta J^  Importers of Crockery,  Glassware,  Carpets,  Wall Paper,  Linoleums,  etc.   Residences aud  Hotels  furnished  throughout.   All orders, ho  matter how large, pro'ni'ptly filled,  as  we have  'the. >.   ������'���--..'.    ���  LARGEST STOCK 11 Mill.  iV&    $f.    sif.  tl<F      lii?      "iiS  Write us for Catalogue aiid Price List.  ������     ��!*���     $*. .���'.'���'"'  .     -7/W- "7/1,- ���}&  VICTORIA,   B.C.:  J. N. HENDERSON. T. M. HENDERSON.  W. HENDERSON.  Eangley ..&   ;i    i  Henderson Bros.,  druggists-,;  Established 1858, .."  VICTORIA and VANCOUVER, B.C.  We carrythe largest'stock in British Columbia of Dritgs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines;,  Perfumes, and Druggists'Sundries.  Proprietor of  Langley's Balsam of Aniseed, Sarsaparilla, etc.  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICE.  GOLD DROP mineral claim (1. 1841 g. 1),  situate in the Kettle River liiiu ing division of Yale district. Where located: In the  Greenwood camp and adjoining the Monarch  mineral cla-im (1. 701 g. 1).  Take notice that I, John Hirsch, as agent  for F. C. Inues, free miner's certificate No.  .81,264, intend, sixtj' days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown grant of the above claim. .  And further take, notice that action, uuder  sectiou 37, must% commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 14th day of June, 1897. 41-8  FRUIT 4- PRESERVIIG 4* COMPANY,  Victoria,    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF���  Candies,  Mincemeat,   Orange,   Citron  and Lemon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vineg-ar.  ���'-���o :  We claim without exception to make the  Purest  and  Best-Selling   Goods   in  Canada.  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. ou Tuesda\-s, Thurs-  daA'S,   and   Saturdays  for  Camp McKi.11.ne3',.  Rock Creek, Midwaj-, A.miconda, Greenwood,  Carson aud Grand Forces.  Returning leaves  Grand  Forks at 6 a.m.   ou  Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  -tfSr" Will sell  through Tickets  to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  In connection with " THE  TIMES ."  we have now  one of the most complete  ;;���;���: JOB PRINTING   OUTFITS ,:  in the interior of the Province* With new  power Presses, new Type, and a complete  stock of Printers' Stationery, we are in a  position to fill any orders for Job Printing  as reasonably, as satisfactorily, and as ex/  'peditiously 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 injurysAt is dear  at a gift Let us fill your next order j then  compare our work and prices with others',  ��e guarantee you satisfaction,  tit*        "?A?        "SiS7        -9t&  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  NOW ISSUED,^" The Province " Series of  Of British Columbia, in neat pocket folders.    Sheet 3���the Slocan  District���contains Four  Coloured Maps, Mining Code, Mining Laws, etc.  Price Si.00, of all Newsagents, or of The Province Publishing Co., Ld. Ly., Victoria and Vancouver  iET7m^T^.~:Tr'arrTr.TWTT.^^t*fr-<'^"*-"^  D.   WORGANi  (photographer,  GREENWOOD   CITY.  Views of Greenwood aud  the Mines  for  Sale.  PITHER   &   LEISEK,  Direct Importers and Wholesale Dealers in  Yates Street, VICTORIA,  B.C.  G. H. Mumm's Extra Dry.  Watson's Scotch Whiskies.  MMWUMIMWMMM^^ mmmwmmmm  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ourtixxxp Ctreetf ^imcs  ��� . published; by  the times publishing company.  <*  Subscription, S2.00 per Year, in Advance.  MINERS   and: :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear : :  es Ho  .'s  "Columbia "  "Kootenay "���  "Vancouver'?  All of -which are First-class Foot Wear.  SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1897.  BOUNDARY MINES COMPANY.  Mr.    F.   Keffer,    manager    of    thec  Boundary  Mines  company,  writes  to  the  Times to state that the Boundary  Mines   company  did not transfer their  properties to himself in order to evade  payment of the new  joint  stock  company's  free  miners'   certificate.    The  money for   the said certificate was deposited with  the recorder at the close  of June, but owing to the absence of  official  notification   that the company  had  been registered under the provisions  of  the  New  Companies' act (although application, had been made  at  Victoria  for said registration) the free  ��� miners' certificate could not be legally  issued by the local office.    The reason  for the transfer of the claims is therefore obvious.  We are pleased to publish Mr.'-Kef-  fer's reason for the transfer. The  transfer having been made when other  companies were doing likewise to avoid  the Companies' license the public would  naturally infer that the Boundary  Mines company had similar reasons  for the transfer of the claims. Mr.  Keffer clearly explains the matter, however. :    , ���������     ..'..��� -  Brandon and Golden Crown.  Walter ~L,. Orde, secretary-treasurer  of the Brandon and Golden Crown company, paid a flying visit to the company's ^property this week. He arrived  in Greenwood on Sunday and returned  to Rossland on Monday. This was Mr.  Orde's first visit to the Golden Crown,  and needless to say he was highly  elated at the result  already accomplished  accompanied by Mr.  Francisco,   who   is  from  the  work  Mr. Orde was  Hover. of   San  different  visiting  districts with a view to investment, his  brother being a well known-millionaire  of California. Mr. Orde's visit was  necessarily a very hurried one, but  Hon. T. M. Daley, the president, and  some of the directors will come in here  in about two weeks and will remain  some time.  A Veteran Prospector.  While the miners and prospectors of  the different districts of British Columbia are composed of representatives of  almost every nation and every class,  Boundary Creek has the honor of having in it a prospector who belongs to  those who endured   the   vicissitudes of  the gold excitement  of  1858  and   the  majority of whom   have  now  crossed  the Great Divide.    Andrew Waddell, a  native of Goderlch,  Ont.,  crossed  the  continent in 1858,   and   experienced all  the ups and downs of'." the days of old  and the days of gold," both, in California and on  the  Frasef  river.    He  returned to his old home, lived in  Manitoba, and  came1 to  Rossland  about a  year ago.   He reached Boundary Creek  about a month   ago,   and0 in   company  with W. T. Hayes  and   F.  R.   Pretty,  both  from   Goderich,   spent  the  time  since   then   in    prospecting   on   Pass  creek.    They  located  two  claims, the  Waknapital and  the  Morning  Glory,  and   upon   these   sufficient  work  has  been done  to  justify  the  assumption  that they will   both   turn  out  paying  mines.    Messrs.  Waddell,  Hayes  and  Pretty intend spending the entire summer   prospecting  in  Boundary  Creek  district.      Mr.   Waddell,   despite    his  years, is yet hale and hearty and looks  as if he were still capable of doing considerable    searching   for   the   yellow  metal.,  GREENWOOD   NOTES.  J.  building  C. Coupil a  painter,   fell  from  a  on 'Monday   and    had   his  shoulder dislocated.  . John Gulley, a brother of Thomas  Gulley, arrived in Greenwood from Toronto on Tuesday, and will reside here  in the future. Mr. Gulley made a  trip through Kootenay en route.  Congratulations are in order to Mr.  arid Mrs. R. Smailes on the arrival of a  little son. "Smailes junior" is no ordinary youngster, for he goes the proverbial ten pounds and one better.  Mr. Walter ly. D'Aeth has awarded  to S. Iy. Graham the contract for erection of a large one and a half story  residence on Silver street, work on  which has alread3r begun. In all probability Mr. D'Aeth will erect a store on  Government street near the townsite  office this summer.  The Greenwood brewery will be in  operation within a week. Messrs.  L/eibes & Forsechner, the proprietors,  have everything in readiness and are  waiting for their license. Both proprietors are experienced brewers and  are confident that they can supply a  delectable fluid to satisfy the thirst of  the most fastidious beer drinkers.  Mr. George Rankin, the contractor  for the tunnel on the. Sunset, narrowly  escaped being killed on Tuesday morning. He was working at the head of  the tunnel, which is in nearly 150 feet,  when he was caught by falling rock.  Mr. Rankin jumped outward to escape  but the mass of rock caught him by  both legs and pinned him to the bottom  of the tunnel. Mr. Bond, who was  working near him, succeeded in extricating him, and it was found that  although badly bruised no bones were  broken.  OHN   A.   CORYELL,   a.m., b.c.a:  .Ctfrtf (Bmgtneer,  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Img-ation Projects, Engineering- and Surve3'  Workj with plans and Estimates in ai-u- portion  of the province, immediately attended to.  Maps and Plans of an}- portion of Osoyoos  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  HENRY NICHOLSON/  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office.-���Camp McKinney.  N'B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   iu  Camp McKinney aud vicing- for disposal.  UDSON'S  -(Incorporated 1670.)-  of WineSf    v  Liquors^    >;'������''������  and -Beer*     >  have just come to hand, We  are now prepared to supply  large and small orders prompts  ly,    Our     : X   '    X / ���   X  mm.  X        X is  up to   date,  GROCERIES  of the  freshest  are being constantly received.  We make a Specialty of(F^  English   and   Canadian  TOBACCOS,  CIGARS    and     CIGARETTES.  *V4       ^Y4       *,'4        *'<���  ?l\~     "/I?     ife     vfc  P.O. Box 64,  ay Company  VERNON, B.C.  H.   HALLETT,  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.O.  W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   CM.,  a  BY  APPOINTMENT  Resident  Physician to Kettle  River District.  Office       :       :       Greenwood, B.C.  E���ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (provincial &<xnb Jiumgot  AND  CIVII, 3NGINKBR,  ��� (Ttofar^  (pllCflC��� MIDWAY,    B.C.  CD  U)  Ctf  k-  CD  <~s  \  O  Uj  CQ  fr.  o  0  -f-3  tu  %  Q  TJ  5:  ��  s  (Q    '  1    0  OJ  ea  c  'c  t  <CZD  c  o  TS  <u  ,���*-��,  %-,  ��  tx  n  ���   .   c  CO    <s$  O   a>  ��� �� ' S  co    5  13     CO  a   <u  < .5  ���& ��S  c  ��$  be  e  '>>  co  CO  <  6 u ���  3"g>  %l  CD 3  ��#  rfji  J3  CD  ?$  2o  QHARLES AE. SHAW,  Givil    Engineer ,  ��omtm'on and  (prot>tnciaf &anb ^ur^e^or.  GREENWOOD,       -        B. C.  'mmiWMigsg^^wf&MVMW&smi'A^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES,  Exhibit of Minerals.  F.   J.   Watson, principal of the Okanagan Mission school, and an extensive  fruit-grower,  is   taking   advantage of  the   summer    vacation   to    visit    the  Boundary Creek and Kettle  river districts.     Mr.    Watson   is   also one   of  the  directors  of the Okanagan  Agricultural arid Trades Association,  who  are   preparing   to  hold   their   second  annual  exhibition in Septeriiber.   The  directors    are    anxious     that    there  should be sent from this district an exhibit of   riiirierals  from  the  different  camps,   and Mr. Watson has succeeded  in inducing Messrs. Filley & Ogden to  take charge of the exhibit from Grand  Forks,   while  Mr.   C. S. Galloway will  arrange and take charge of the exhibits from the camps surrounding Greenwood.    The success of the mineral exhibit will  necessarily  depend largely  upon  the  interest by owners of niines  and claims in the district. They should  take sufficient  interest in  advertising  the district to send in; specimens from  the   properties.    The   Vernon  exhibition  will  be, held  a   few  days   after  the   Okanagan   one   and   the   exhibit  could  be   forwarded   there.    Eyxhibits  should be sent from the mines as early  as possible, and  may  be sent  to the  Times office or to Mr. Galloway. If sufficient interest is taken  in the  matter;  and  exhibits forwarded that will accurately represent the wealth of  Boundary  Creek  district, the advertisement  will pay for any trouble or expense.   ,  Courtroom  and Jail.  . Mr. F. H. L/awder, the 'provincial  police officer, has received the plans  and specifications for the courtroom  and jail to be erected for the provincial  government at Greenwood. The plans  show a neat frame building 20x36, with  a 12-foot ceiling. A veranda runs  along the front of the building. The  jail will contain two cells and an  officers' room. Mr. Iyawder also received plans and specifications for the  government buildings at Grand Forks.  MINING NOTES.  Mr. J. A. Monteith has been appointed manager for the Strath eyre  company of Fairview.  . Mr. J. A. Coryell, P.Iy.S., has completed the survey of the Sunset and  Crown Silver claims, and application  will be made for crown grants for the  claims.    ,  ;The Smuggler company of Fairview,  after putting 50 tons of ore through the  Strath eyre mill had a cleanup, and the  result was a gold brick of 40 ounces.  The concentrates, which are very rich,  will be sent to the Everett smelter.  F. C. Innes, who is interested in the  Gold Drop mine in Greenwood camp,  returned from Kootenay on Saturday  and spent some time on the property.  Mr. Innes stated that the owners of  the Gold Drop had decided to do but  little work on the mine this summer.  F. W. Hankey and Iy. Irvine Baldwin of Conconnully,. Wash., returned  home Tuesday evening after a two  weeks' visit in Greenwood. During  that time they visited many of the  mines, and were - very favorably impressed with the mineral richness of  Boundary Creek district.  Mr. Reuger expects the winch for the  Skylark mine to arrive shortly when  the work of pumping out water -will be  resumed. A promising lead has been  discovered on th.e Denver, belonging to  the same company, and considerable  development work will be carried out  on the claim this summer.  t  as  W," d.    ARMSTRONG. L.     Y.     BIRNIE.  f.W, J. ARMSTRONG & GO. ^��  "    *'��   "' ������'"'���       '''        '     ' ' ���    '"-���.'. '���'������'.'.������     -'  \c  Crockery* ^Q Stoves*  AT ACTUAL COST!  As our stock is larger than is necessary and to make room for new goods,  we offer the foregoing inducement for Cash for the next 30 Da3rs.  If establishing a home for yourself, or contemplating the purchase of anything in the line of Stoves, Graniteware, Silver-ware, Glassware, Crockery-  ware, Lamp-goods,   Sash   and   Doors,   Paints and  Oils, Builders' Hardware,  MINERS'   SUPPLIES,  make   it   a   point   to   see   our   stock   and  compare  our  prices.   'Nouf sed.'  ^W.l ARMSTRONG SCO.;  The Hardware, Tin and Stove Men,  ��TO  JHIOT  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabling.    Stopping" Place for Stages.  McAULEY & McGUAIG, Proprietors,  ARY  ^C Thos, Wake/  y,   Proprietor, 3��  The hotel is centrally located and is a stopping  place for stage lines. Good fishing in the  vicinity.  . Good stabling. '  -.pxS,  Meals will be served at all hours, the tables  being furnished with the best. A variety of the  choicest brands of liquors and cigars at the bar.  2��4* 4* 4* 4�� 4? 4? 4? 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*^  B. Taylor & Co.,  And PROSPECTORS' SUPPLIES,  -   -   NOTARY    PUBLIC   -   -  ROOK      OREEKL, -���;   -        -        -        Q. O.  wujdBiisLsasB*  ttMllHIIIIVIIttlU'JlMgilTXJJBimM^pU^^  .<# 4s 4* 4* 4* 4*  SANSOM   &   HOLBROOK,  ��M�� fe?jfe) <yjfe> tM$  Groups of Claims bought for Stock Companies and Syndicates  OFFICE     J\T     GREENWOOD      CITY,      B. O.  &  -7W THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Centre of a Good Camp.  Mr. W. A. Carlyle, the provincial  mineralogist, arrived in Rossland last  week, and in conversation with a representative of the Rossland Miner gave a  resume of his field work since he left  "Victoria. Speaking of Boundary Creek  district, he ventured the rather flattering opinion that Greenwood is the central point of what is going to be a good  camp. Regarding the mines in Bound-:  ary Creek and surrounding districts  Mr. Carlyle said: ���  "I went from Fairview to Camp McKinney, where I saw the Cariboo mine.,  It has a shaft down 170 feet and in the  bottom the3r are finding the best ore  ever taken from the mine. The underground workings extend 700 feet on a  solid ore shoot, which the surface workings indicate to be 1,200 feet long. The  vein is from 4 to 6 feet wide, and the  company claims to,be saving from $15  to $16 oh the plates. There are other  quartz veins at Camp McKinney, but I  could not learn that there was a^'thing  else there carrying the values of the  Cariboo. -:  "I went to Midway for a short time  and then to Greenwood, where I  spent  three weeks visiting all  the  surround-,  ing camps.    At Xong Iyake .camp lyes-  lie  Hill is doing some fine prospecting  work in the Jewel.    He has a  vein  of  quartz which runs high in gold. Greenwood is   the   central   point  of what is  g-oing to be a good  camp.    There has  not been a g-reat deal of work done, but  some large "pre bodies have been found,  though as a rule they are of low grade.  "I went down   to   Grand  Forks and  out to  see  the  Volcanic,, PathFinder  and other properties on the North Fork  of Kettle  river.    The   Volcanic   is    a  problem.      The    surface    showing   is  enormous, but it remains  to  be seen  how  niuch  solid  ore can be found and  how much it is worth.    The Pathfinder  looks well.  - "Taking- the Boundary country'' altogether it is certainly one of great.possibilities. I would be glad to see more  active work done there���more real  earnest -mining. They will tell you  the}'- are, waiting for a railroad, but.it  should not be forgotten that the best  way to g-etna railroad is to show up,  enough ore to justify its construction."  Real  Estate  Changes  Hands.  Messrs. Nelson & .Tynan, the proprietors of the Pioneer hotel, have purchased from Messrs. Sansom & Holbrook the lot adjoining the hotel, the  consideration being $800. The lot has  a 25-foot ' frontag-e on Government  street and is 100 feet deep. Upon it  has been erected a substantial foundation and floor for a building-. This  g-ives Messrs. Nelson & Tynan a frontage of 75 ft. on Government street, and  they have so much confidence in the  speedy growth of Greenwood and their  business is increasing- to such an extent thatthe3r intend in the near future  to erect a tliree-stbry hotel. The purchase price shows that Greenwood real  estate is not depreciating in value.  Messrs. Dier and Davidson of Fair-  view have purchased the Stemwinder  claim in Fairview camp from Messrs.  Sheean and Watkins. There were last  week no less than fifteen teams hauling-machinery from Penticton to Fair-  view for Messrs. Dier and Davidson.  y   ��rri*��i"�� ���  We have on hand a large stock of  Glass* Mattresses* Pillow^s^Springs^Gots*  M^diX S^Stt Rocking Chairs* Bedroom  Suites and Fiwnhxwe o�� all descriptions.  We would call your attention to our BOX SPRING and CLIPPER MATTRESSES  JOB   WORK   PROMPTLY   ATTENDED   TO.  ���e^a^fMo-A^o-e-^ot-e^e^e**  COPPER STRFFT, GRKFNWOOD CITY, B.C.  SHERBROOKE,   C��>UE.  ~>if  -vl/4  fit  ���it?  *V4.  .fi?  *V4  fir.  ���/it-  0k  fir  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air Compressors, Steam and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  Supplies.    Prompt delivery from Rossland stock.  Send for Catal'og-ues.  if THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  .-.;,.'.-    -A.  "   i*'   ,#V$.#-  : j-  RO'SPECTORS'  line of Haberman^s' celebrated German  Granites Ware  received,  VS  Ms  &  (Ken^rdf (W ^nb  W^ofeBdfer^  of ^7ine0,   ^t^uotB 4nb Cig&vB.  Greenwood Defeated.  On   Monday afternoon a team representing  the   Nelson   (Wash.) baseball  club  met  and defeated the Greenwood  team.    The Nelson nine were an aggregation   of good ball-players���fall, athletic and well trained, and more than a  match  for  the Greenwood   boys,   the  majority  of  whom   are, or were, good  players,   but  lack the necessafy training for good team work. ^ Mr. R. Rat-  cliff e of Greenwood made a fair referee  whose general decisions gave satisfaction to both sides.    The   visitors went  to   bat   in   the   first   inning,      Medill  pitching a swift and  difficult ball  for  the home team. , M. F- Miller, too, who  was  catcher  for the Greenwood team,  played  an  almost errorless game, but  lack of training told and   Medill threw  wild in the last  four   or   five   innings.  He  was  relieved once by Coryell, who  threw a swift but rather wild ball. On  the     other    hand,    Campbell    pitched  strong  throughout   the  nine  innings,  his   delivery    being   speedy   and   his  curves  difficult  to   find.    Donagh, the  catcher, also materially helped to keep  down the score of the home team.    But  the   chief  strength of the Nelson team  lay in the strength of its field, Capsey  and   Welsher  catching   some  difficult  balls on   very rough ground.    At  the  end of the fourth inning the score was  even,  but then  the  Greenwood  team  went to pieces  and the   match closed  with a score of 35 to 17 in favor of the  visitors.    The big score was because of  the rough ground, as it was almost impossible to  field a ball among stumps  and rocks.  Greenwood has the material for a  good baseball nine, but they cannot expect to win matches without practice.  The teams .were as follows :  GREENWOOD.  SCOKE.  NELSON.  Miller, M. C.  c.  Donagh.  Medill, W. R.  p-  Campbell.  Sterrett, J.  2nd b.  W. Cole.  Smith, F. B.  r. f.  Welsher.  Mitchell,  1. f.  Clyde.  Corvell, F.  c. f.  Capsev.  Miller, G.  s.  s.  Maher.  Campbell, Lv.  3rd b.  Price.  Miller, F.  1st b.  G.  Cole.  George B. MeAulej', of the Cariboo  mine, Camp McKinney, has left for an  extended trip to New York and Toronto.  SEPARATE Sealed Tenders, endorsed "Ten.  ��� der Government Offices, Grand Forks,"  or -'Tender Ivock-Up, Greenwood," as the case  maybe, will be received at the Government  Office, Vernon, by the undersig-ued up to 12  o'clock, noon, of Friday, the Oth da.y of Aug-ust,  1897, for the erection of '-...,-  Provincial Government Offices at Grand  ;.'.������   Forlis  and  Lock-Up at Greenwood.  Each tender for the offices  at  Grand Forks  must   be   accompanied   by  an accepted   bank ,  cheque for $200, and each tender for the lock-up  at  Greenwood  bj' an accepted bauk cheque for  $100.  Such cheques will be returned to unsuccessful competitors, but will be forfeited by any  bidder who majT fail to execute a contract if  called upon to do so, and will be returned to the  contractor upon furnishing' approved,security  for the due completion of the work.  When more convenient cash ma3r be sent instead of marked cheques.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  Plans and specifications may be seen and  form of tender obtained at the Government  Office, Midwa3r; Provincial Police Office,  Greenwood; Mining- Recorder's Office, Grand  Forks, or at the office of the undersigmed.  LEONARD NORRIS,  Asst. Com. of Lands and Works.  Govt. Office, Vernon, B. C,  Juiie2Sth, 1S97. 44-4  ->��**  County Court Notice,  A  SITTING of the County  Court of  Yale  will be holden at  Osoyoos on Wednesday, Jui^y 28,1897,  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the. forenoon.  C. A. R. LAMBI/Y,  Government Office,      , K. c. c.  Osoyoos, B.C., June 30, 1897. 43-4  Crown Grants.���When applying- for  crown grants, request that the advertising- thereof be published in The  Boundary Creek Times,���the mining  paper of the district.  0>-9-49>-9'*8t*0-��e>-9-.tli>-9-<<a>-0-*<��>-9-9:@*.9lOP-9-<9>-9<t>9-4&>��-<9*-9-*9  i  A  9  I  A  U  5  A  I  A  A  I  A  m  A  I  A  v  I  A  9  I  A  �����  i  o  T  <B  A  e  I  A  A  ��  T  ���  A  u  T  a  t  y  e  A  a  T  9  A  O  T  O  A  a  A  9  y  9  A  9  r  9  A  0  V  e  A  a  y  o  &  y  a  A  I  i  y  9  A  O  y  e  A  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW,  PLANING   AND  MOULDING MILLS  Sash aiid Door Factory at Vernon.,  Saw Mill at Okanag-au Lake.  ���-'"'���#���;'' ..v.-    .   ���  -/if  Owning- extensive timber limits on  Mabel lake containing- some of thefinest  Cedar to be found in the Interior, we  are prepared to fill all orders for Fac-  tor\- work reasonabl}-, expeditiously  and of as g-ood material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane. -  Orders from Boundarj' Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.  ���fite     ���-..'���  -/n~  y  e  A  a  y  ��  A  a  A  9  I  A  S  I  A  O  y  ��  A  6��9-<9>-ei'*a>0-4G>��&-<.e>-Q-*9t>-&+i>a'<8��-9-*e>-9-<0>-9-40>-��lOQ*9*-9-9:5  OF  EVERY. DESCRIPTION  ���Al   }9  Stationery & Wall-paper Store,  Greenwood   City   '<���   '<���  '<���   B. C.  6-ENE'RKL  .C.  All kinds  of  work'  promptly  executed  to   the  satisfaction of Customers.  �����  jewellers and News Dealers,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Watch Repairing- a Specialty  ussjraLUsuuvMij&iMjratJHamH  ��SSHffi[HSJUJ8!l  ^���^W^M^MSI^lMaiU^lLMgi^tfttWtm^  gsffitwnsg>?awtaMi!M��B!HBgniiam  Sij,!HWBiBifla.u.mmmByj��Lawi��fuBW'iJt��iiunH mwn sssss  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  CLAIM JUMPING.  Other claims beside the Volcanic were  jumped on the supposition that the  companies owning theni had neglected  to take out their Companies' licenses.  The Klsie May claim on the North  Fork was relocated by Robert Moll  of Carson. Neil McCallum of Grand  Forks, who is heavily interested in the  l^lsie Ivlay company maintains the  license was taken out, but Mr. Moll  says he  will  fight  the  case.  Messrs.. Keough and son also relocated the R. Bell, in Summit camp.  They are the original locators of this  promising property and are heavily interested in the R. Bell company, who  owned the claim. Messrs. Keoug'h and,  son probably relocated the claim to  protect the company.  MR.   CORBIN'S   PLANS.  It is reported that Mr. Corbin has  made arrangements in the east by  which his railroads are merged tinder  the control of one company, with only  one mortgage, and sufficient money in  the treasury to undertake the work of  constructing a road through the reservation and tip into Boundary Creek  district. As has been pointed out, his  opportunity to secure and control the  trade of this rich district now presents  itself,jand lie is shrewd enough to seize  it���if he can finance the money. If  he does so he will find that the people  of this district will give him a hearty-  welcome. The majority of the people  in the district are not swayed by the  sentimental bugaboo about diverting  trade throug-h wrong0 channels.    Busi  ness exigencies  recognize no interna  tional boundary line. ' If Mr. Corbin  builds he is entitled to the trade, and  he.will secure it.  Knob Hill and Old Ironsides.  The' companies which Mr. J. P.  Graves of Spokane organized in the  east to develop the Knob Hill and Old  Ironsides in Greenwood camp have already commenced work on these valuable properties. Mr. Henry White has  charge of the work in the Old Ironsides and has several men at work.  The water has all been taken out of the  shaft and a partition has been put in  to improve the ventilation. Machinery  for forcing the bad air out of the mine  has also arrived from Spokane. The  work on the Knob Hill is under super-  intendency of J. F. Hemenway. He  has also several men at work. It is  understood that considerable work will  be.carried out this summer in both  properties.  Mr. Alfred Woodhouse.  Mr. Alfred Woodhouse, M.I.M.M., of  I/ondon,    arrived    from   Rossland   on  Wednesday   and   will   spend   another  week   in further examining properties  in Boundary Creek district.   Mr. Woodhouse stated to a Times representative  that his opinion of the district could be  best   g-uaged   by.  the . lengthy  report  which   he  sent  his principals in Fng--  land.     That report included his views  on the different districts which he had  visited, and he was so much impressed  with the importance of BoundaiwCreek  district that he devoted to it as  much  space  as was  given to the Slocan district.    The ores generally are smelting  and concentrating, and the  first requisite is the erection of smelters and concentrators near  the   mines.    There  is  no good reason  why these should not  be erected before a railway is constructed into the district. Greater difficulties have been surmounted elsewhere than are to be found here. No  district offers greater inducements for  a smelter than does Boundary Creek,  the wonderful  variety of ores making  the smelting problem an easy one.  Mr. Woodhouse was one of the speakers at the banquet given in Rossland  on Saturday evening in honor of lyieu-  . ten ant-Governor -Dewdney, Lieutenant-Governor Mcintosh of the Northwest territories, and W. A. Carlyle,  the provincial mineralogist. The banquet was a decided success. Other  speakers besides the guests of the evening and Mr. Woodhouse were Mayor  Scott, General Warren and Dr. Bowes.  HASTEN   INCORPORATION.  The question of incorporation has  been referred to in The Times more  than orice, but we are forced to confess  that we find the executive hide of the  government tougher than we had expected. We were foolish enough to  think that judicious prodding would  induce them to do something in the  matter of granting Greenwood its letters patent,\ but residents of .Greenwood are pursuing the even tenor of  their way without the guidance of His  Worship the Mayor and a board of  Aldermen. It is now nearly three  months since application was made for  incorporation, and that ought to be  sufficient for even the Turner government to deal with the matter.  THE   PENTICTON   ROAD.  At the annual meeting of the Victoria board of trade Premier Turner in  referring to the annual report said  that he had noticed an expresssion to  the effect that the provincial government should urge upon the dominion  government the construction of the  Penticton road this summer, and he  would state that the provincial government is now corresponding with the  dominion government on this very subject, and also with reference to constructing- the road to the coast. He  felt pretty sure, however, that the do-  mion government will not deal with  more than the Penticton road this year.  THE  SMUGGLER  COMPANY.  Mr. Alexander H.   Dixon,  treasurer  of the Smuggler Gold Mining and Milling company, has returned to Toronto  from Fairview, where he had charge of  the  company's  interests  since first of  February   last,   and  in   an  interview  with a  representative  of the Toronto  Globe  he  spoke most enthusiastically  not only of the niines in which he is interested, but of  the   mines  of British  Columbia considered  as a  whole.    In  Mr. Dixon's  opinion   a  great deal  of  eastern money which has been  poured  into the Trail Creek   and   Slocan  districts  could  have been   invested with  more   immediate   results   in Boundary  Creek,   Fairview   and   other  districts  further w^est.    The Smuggler company  have  purchased   the   Skylark, a  fractional claim adjoining.    The company  has also purchased an engine and boiler  from Goldie & McCulloch  of  Gait  for  the  Strathejnre  mill,   which   has been  leased.  It is possible that the alluvial deposits which have been washed down  bj' Boundary Creek, Kettle river and  its other tributaries to form the Kettle  river valley, are rich in gold, and that  placer diggings along Kettle river may  yet become as famous as those of Cariboo or Omineca. Several placer claims  have already been located along the  Kettle river, and the washing therefrom has given very gratifying results. The gold is coarse and plentiful.    "  #  Anaconda, B,G*  -0^2^=9���  Can outfit Prospectors cheaper  and better than any of  his Competitors,  ie Creenwood Boot Store.  ���sis-  Next door to McKag-ue's Barber Shop.  The best brands of Cigars,  Cigarettes and Tobaccos ,,  o  ��  "'Of all-kinds-and leng-ths.  4 foot wood  ....:$2.25 per cord, delivered.  16 to 20 inch.........$3.00 per dbl. cord       ���  FRITZ   HAUSSENER.  MST Orders may be left at the Times office.  a  99  Livery and Feed  CURRY BROS., Proprietors.  Saddle Horses $1.50 per da.y.  Teaming-on the Shortest Notice.  Greenwood City, B.C.  .  W.   GIBBS,  GREENWOOD  B.C. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  A   BIG   DEAL.  A story comes from Rossland which  is on a par with many of the railway  rumors that have been floating around  for the past few weeks. The new story  is to the effect that there is a big deal  on foot there which, if consummated,  will prove a great factor in developing  the Boundary Creek district, including  Cascade City, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Fairview and other camps. One  of the big railway corporations is of  course behind the deal, and they have  made an offer to the owners of the  fownsite and water-power at Cascade  City to purchase the absolute right to  the magnificent water power at that  points It is stated that should the  company secure the power it will build  a railway and "establish car shops and  terminal facilities at Cascade City and  develop the water power to such a degree as to furnish ample power to the  mines of that whole district, and light  and heat to the many camps in that  -country."-.  We publish the story because it, may,  bring hope to the despondent, but to us  it has a fishy aroma. In the first place  the absolute right to the magnificent  water-power at Cascade City, and all  other provincial water-powers, is vested  in the Crown and cannot be sold by the  owners of Cascade City to anyone. In  the second place, the Cascade Power &  Ivight Co., incorporated during the last  session of the legislature, were granted  a prior right to the use of 150,000 inches  of water from the Cascade, falls. Dr.  Jones, the principal shareholder in the  Cascade Company, passed through  Greenwood a few weeks ago and he  tlien took the first steps towards surveying the company's property and  beginning operations.  Back From Butte.  Mr. W. T. Smith, of the Republic  Mining company, returned on Thursday from a trip to Butte and Kaslo.  While in Butte he interviewed the  members of the Parrot company, with  whom he is associated, and they decided to secure crown grants for all  their properties in the district. Mr.  Smith also saw Mr. Corbin in Spokane,  and the. latter expressed his intention  of coming into Boundary Creek just as  soon as he could make arrangements  to do so. Mr. Smith states that Boundary Creek district is attracting much  attention on the outside, and the only  thing that keeps miners from more extensively developing their properties  and capitalists from making further investments is the lack of railway connection.  Prairie Schooners.  The days for prairie schooners have  not ended yet. On Saturday the citizens of Greenwood were rather surprised to see two of these useful though  slow vehicles passing through the  town. The occupants were from Butte  city, and they drove all the way. The  party included three ladies and seven  or eight men.. At the head is Mr. McDonald, who was in here last year and  located some claims on Pass creek.  The immediate object of making the  trip by wagon from Butte, is to do the  assessment work on these claims, but  the whole party will probably settle  down here. All the men are practical  miners.  W. R. Megaw, of Vernon, passed  through Greenwood on Thursday last  on his way home from Carson, B. C.  RAILWAY   NEWS    HAS    BEEN   VERY  DISCOURAGING   THE   PAST   WEEK,  J8��r��W��*xmwM*  BUT  MV��VaKMOKK!&.  IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE WITH  US.  OUR BUSINESS IS INCREASING DAILY.  - ���,,,,, ������     .:���������'     WHY    '���*������     '    ���       '���'  BECAUSE we are selling goods almost as cheap as railroad  towns, AND WE ASK NO SUBSIDY!  '-'.,',���' (i ' ���'������'��� ':'���'��� ���''..''''.'.'' '       '"'" ���    ' '���.���.'���''  We  do  not  ask  you to take our word.    Try the rest, then  GET OUR PRICES.  '   ?   '.    '���.,'���':'. ^l<.      ��J/��.      ^4.  ..;'���'..''������ '��� -*eir       ftp-      "SJift '���>.'���' '-.'������> '���'..' t.-"   . ' ���  EGGS   ONLY   30c   DOZEN.  ��� ��� . ������ iV*-'  ��� ��&���'���' ^Sfs- '��� ..'-,'.',.,  ',:������. ���"������ , .        ������  ?iF   ������" lip ���.,  "WF ; .   ' ,  .���  ��� . C "���  OLSON &  ^iliiiaUiliiUiUiiUiiiliiilUiilllUUiiiiiililiiiillliiaiiilii^  CONTRACTOR   &   BU ILDERi  Government   Street,   Greenwood,   B.C.  iV*    ^    *V��"  fiF     tit?     tip  Store Fronts and Fixtures a Specialty  fjmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmK  CDNWOOD  *9M0>'Q<BP'&-<9��-9<a*-9<9>G*<0>'9-��0>9<&*'Q-:9>^-<0t>-&*:e  STAGE     LINE.  Leaves Marcus  ��� Mondays and Thursdays at 1 p.m.  Arrives Greenwood ......... Tuesdays aud Fridaj^s at 5 p.m.  Leaves   Greenwood '...-.���;.Wednesday- and Saturday at 7 a.m.  Arrives  Marcus   ..'.' Thursdas'-  and  Sunday at 9  a.m.  Special   Attention   Given   to   Mail.,   Freight   and   Express.  E.   D.   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  X 4* 4*4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*4* 4s 4*4>4*4*4,4'4*4,#?  ROOKLYN   I IOUSE  GREENWOOD   CAAP,   BOUNDARY   CREEK.  First-class Accommodation.     Best of Wines, L<iquors and Cigars.  LIVERY     STABLE     IN     CONNECTION.  Saddle and Pack Horses provided.  R.  Established 1858.  Gold Medal Awarded  At B. C. Agricultural Exhibition  1895 and 1896.  Medal Awarded  Colonial and Indian Exhibition,  London, 1886.  mjMiMiMMim'LMMigMtmaMiimaraaa^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  ��  & Ski    ��&  IJrii'flfcH*A^JH.1HUmm-c!J''M|. Ifl'l.   7-  //^  Office, vSiore, and Saloon Fixtures a specialt\-  Plans and Specifications  made  and  Estimates  given/  TTT"'"' ���"���"Y'���'w-Ti���r ,*�����"���  Land Act.lnicndment Act, 1896. ���  I  S herebv  NOTICE  given   that  sixt}- days .'after date,I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works, for .permission to purchase  all the unoccupied pd'rtioiis of the following-  described land, situated ih the Osoyoos division  of Yale di.slrict, in the Province of British Columbia: Commencing at-a post about 200. feet  northerly of present coal seam shaftworked by  Prather Bros, in White Lake A^allej', thence  son lb 80 chains,,''thence".'''east SO chains, thence  uon.li SO chains, thence -west 80 chains to point  of commencement,''containing 640'acres or less  what ma-v be occupied. JOHN DOUGLAS. ,  Mav -ilk. 1897.    ' 39-8  NOTICE  IS hereby given that sixty  da3~s  after date X  intend to apply to the Chief .Commissioner  oi Lands aud Works for permission to purchase  all the  unoccupied, portions  of ,the following,  described "laud, situated in the Osoyoos division  of Yale district, in the Province of British Columbia : Commencing at a."..'post about 200 feet  northerly of present coal seam shaft worked bjr ���  Prather Bros,   iu   White '-Lake'''valley,, thence  uonh i:0 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence  south SO chains, thence west SO chains to  point  of commencement, containing- 040  acres or less  what mav be occupied. Jl.  THOMPSON.  Mays'lii, 1897. .".';. r--< ,39-8  .notice;. :'���>.   .".,(. '.'���.:  TS licrcbj- given; that sixfy: days' after date I  JL intend to ai?piy- to the Chief Camtiiissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to jHU-chase  all the unoccupied portions of thefollowing described land, situated in the Oso\'oos division  of Yale district, in the Province,of British Columbia : Commencing at a jjost about 200 feet  northerly of present coal seam shaft worked b3r  Pralher Bros, in White Lake/yal-lej-,' thence  north 80 chains, the nee West 80 chains, thence  south SO chains, thence east SO chaius to point  of commencement, containing- 640 acres or less  what mav be occupied. J. C. McLAGAN.   ;  May 4th, 1897.     ������ .    ' 39-3  NOTICE  S hereb3' given that'sixty days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds aud Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of thefollowing described laud, situated in the ,Oso3'oos division  of Yale district, iu the Province0of British Columbia : Commencing- at* a post about 200 feet  noriherl3r of present coal seam shaft worked b3r,"  Prather Bros, in White Lake valle\-, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  uorLh SO chains, thence east SO chains, to point  of commencement,'containing 640 acres or less  what mav be occupied:     .ROBERT  WOOD.  Mav 4th, 1897. . ���     39-8  Land Act  Aiiieiiclraeiit Act, 1896.  NOTICE'���  S hcrclry given that sixty days  after  date  I  j_    intend to applv to the Chief  Commissioner,  of Lands and Works "for.permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- described lands, situated in the Osoj.'oos  division  of Yale, district, province of. British Columbia :  Commencing at the   north-west  corner of  Lot  560, Group 1,  Tp.  69,   thence  north 36 chains,  thence.'West 46 chains,'thence  south  36  chains,  thence east'-16  chains   to.-.point .'of', commencement," containing" 160 acres more or less.  ' Midwa'wB.C." IT.- LAMB.  June /.4!h, 1897-. -: 42-8  in;  r  lae-tfoaaflarv ireeK  [H-tf% fs/�� ��\ <r^  if\  141 will    ^kJ\J@  "fS prepared to furnish .Charcoal iu lots from  jj_ two bushels to any 'quanl.it;,- required. We  .guarantee to'deliver Charcoal at the Mines in  as g-ood condition as if burnt at the Mines, and  cheaper. Charcoal that will not stand deli veiy  is not worth having, as it is lifeless.  1,000 BUSHELS ON HAND.  Boundary Creek   Charcoal  Co.  Office at Greenwood Drug Store  GRAND  SCENERY. 'lOW   RATES.,  MODEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  ,.-";.':.';.'OQE'AlsJ     TO     OOEAN ; '  Without change of Cars, via  Q  Solid vestibule trains, consisting of palace  sleeping cars, luxurious dining cars, elegant  day coaches, magnificent tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers. ',  The only line running through tourist, cars  from the coast c  ���"��� '(      WINNIPEG, ���:,;'������ '  '���' ���������:,[��� -J. �� MINNEAPOLIS;  (;., ST.  PAUL, .:���'.  I      TORONTO, "  -j       MONTREAL,    i  (       BOSTON,  ��  Lowest rates to |? IT t? (YD If -Via-'all Atlantic  ..and'from       LUIll/XL.        Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific .'Ry. Go.' s  Royal Mail SS. line to Japan and China  These twin-screw 'steamers are.iu every respect superior to any ships that have 3ret sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is , 300 miles  shorter than via aii3' other Trans-Patiiic line.  ;"���'   ''   '"'  '''.���' '     J&       ife       "'%'���;;���"'' ..p.'  .   ',.   . fir.fir-  Canadian-Australian Steamer Eine  -..,���       ��� '. ���TO���     . ''���";" . '���'   y'  :,  HoBoliiIii, Fiji and Australia.  . The.; shortest line to the Colonics. These  steamers carry' an experienced medical nian  and a stewardess on cvety vo3rage.     ;  For time tables, pamphlets,- or any iuforiua-  tiph, call on or address ^  M. S. SCADDINg'/" :���   ;/GE0. McL. BROWN     '-  Agent, Dist. Pass. Agent,  ,.   PENTICTON. VANCOUVER-  LEWIS HIND, Local Ticket Agent, Anaconda.  TORTHEFJ'N.  RAILWAY.  *Y4     *\fe    -'*?&  fir      fir^    fi?  ���The Fast iiae.-Saoerior Service  THROUGH: TiOKETS  To all points in the United States  and Canada. ..  &.-%  it&ct   connection,    wirn   j.  Spokane Falls .'�����' Northern'Ry,  Trains Depart erom Spokane:  No.  1, Westbound.  ........    8:25 p.m.  No. 2, EJast- bound  . .    7:00 a.m.  iirioHiiiii'  Via. Tacoma'& Northern Pacific SS. Co.  .     f,r       fir'      'ir  For information,' time cards, maps and  tickets, applv to Aq-ents of  the  S. F. & N.   or  ���r\.;D.   GIBBS,  General Agent,  Spokane, Wash.   or ..".  , A.'D. CHARLTON, ������  Northern Pacific Asst. Gen. Pass. Ag'eut  :'?���-; t<,t.'-.i-.-  Morrison St., Cor. of Third,  Portland, Oregon.  fir  ivia  Vr^:e .'for  new  .    Kootenay  country*  of   t  ���;��n  East RMiiiA of Yale District.  " Qualification  and    Registration  oe Voters' Act."  MOTICK is hereby given that I shall hold a  Court of Revision  at the Court House,  Vernon, on  cMonday, ibe 2nd of August  next, at 11 o'clock a.m., for the purpose of hearing and determining objections against the retention of any names on the Register of Voters  for the East Riding of Yale Electoral District.  LEONARD   NORRIS,  Collector of Votes.  Govt. Office, Vernon, B.C.,    .  June 30th, 1897. 44-3  m.\\<w*w\+m^m-wvi���.y9nw\m*^x*9Vsa^9w^tf?vi*^^  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  ���:���'���;,:.'���-;���'���.   /'-"'.-..'-��� 'a=^=^r.:.:-,;���'./  Best Brands of Wines, Liq.nors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  MINERAIv   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of {mprovements,  v"';v;.':. -notice). '::."���������"������������''  T\1"E\V YORK mineral claims situate in the  J.M Kettle River mining division of Yale  district. Where located : In Greenwood camp,  and adjoining' the Brooklyn--mineral'claim.  Take notice that I,'J. B. McArthur, .of Rossland, free ���, miner's certificate No. 79,777, iu-  tend, sixty days from the date hereof, to appl3r  to the Miuiitg 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, 1S97. 44-8  ^MINDRAIv   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  '..        NOTICE. ���";���.���'������'.'.'  iARBARA. Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River -mining division of Yale district.    Where located : Skylark camp. .  Take notice that I, G. Arthur Rendell, free  miner's certificate No. 87,434, intend, sixty da3rs  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim. .   ..  And further, take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 2Sth clay of May, 1897. 38  MINERAIv    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  T AST CHANCE Mineral Claim, situate in  !_��� the Kettle River mining' division oC Yale  district.   Where located :  Sk\rlark camp.  .-Take notice that.I, Charles de Blois Green,  as agent for the Boundary- Creek Mining- Co.,  free miner's certificate No. 8I?���64, intend, sixty  daA's from live tl;t'o hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certilicate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice, that action, under,  'section 37, must be commenced before, the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1897. 40  'MINERAL,  Certificate   of  ACT,    1896.  Improvements.  . NOTICE.  T^LKlIORN Mineral claim, situate iu the  Jw/ ITe.Ltio River mining division of Yale  .district.    Whore, located':  Providence camp..  Take notice that I, Charles L- Thomet, free  miner's certificate No. 81,136, intend, sixt3T.da3"S  from the date hereof,, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certificate of * improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim. i  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced befere the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this nth day of June, 1897. 41  mwmmmsmmwAm^&n��m;'rm^^\m^mm^ ^ ,#  <iy  CAPITAL $1,500,000,  In   1,500,000  shares of $ 1 each,   of which  yoo,ooo  are   Treasury  Stock.  ' ��tractors:  G.   ARTHUR   RENDELL...  ...................... 1 .................President.  S.   S.   FOWLER,   A3.,E.M'....................,. ,....:......;...... Vice-TresidenL  D.   A.  HOLBRQOk~~r^~-^~^~r^r  ..................^....Manager.  thos. {McDonnell  c. me. shaw, c.e., p.l.s. �� .  . ���        ------.:'���' .-��� ���"(J0dttfter��t- -.- ���:...,���  3ANK  OF {MONTREAL,   VERNON,   B.C.  /��-^HU COMPANY'S mineral claims now number 14, of which 12 adjoin-and  form a compact group situate  in  iL     Providence   Camp,   Boundary   Creek.     Development work is in progress on three of these, viz. the D. A.,  G. A. R., and O.B. claims, each giving promise of good results. .   ,   .'  iHF   COMPANY lately  acquired Mr. Thos.  McDonnell's   pre-emption of 320 acres and adjacent lands, upon  which are excellent mill-sites and which give access to an abundant supply of water for power purposes.    Forty  acres of the pre-emption have been sub-divided into town lots, and the new townsite thus established has been named  ,1  which is most favorably situated at the junction of Boundary and EJholt creeks, and at a convenient distance from  several important mining camps. These town lots are being offered at reasonable prices and upon easy terms of  payment.    Plans, prices and full particulars, are now obtainable at the Company's  cad Orncc  NWOOD CITY.  B.C.  ��...,���*'..-4." iVvjflC*  Correspondence Invited  E. JACOBS,   Secretary and  Treasurer. ft  N?  Nothing is more iiijurious to the skin than impure  Soaps, and one of the most irritating things to woman/  kind on a washing day: is a poor Soap,      You can   buy  from us  GENUINE   RURE   SOAR  at the same price, and in many oases   cheaper/ than our  competitors will charge you for cheap and inferior goods,  Note the following brands?  FANCY   TOILET   SOAPS.���'Magnum,   Creme Oatmeal,  .���j'.    ���  ���  ���  .  Oval Oatmeal, Oval Honey, Heliotrope, Blanc,  Lavender and Buttermilk, Scotch Heather, Witch  Hazel, Ladies' Hair, Cornmeal and Cucumber,  Paris Bouquet, Carbolic, Brown Windsor, Lity of  the Valley, Russian Violets, etc, etc.  )RY SOAPS,-rjRoyal Crown, Pure   Silver   King,  Dlectric, etc., etc  ^mmutm^ffj^jfj^ J^tjjff^llimi%m ^   We  particularly  call  your  attention  to  our  $$  cents,  Greenwood and Boundary Falls.  et  linear   ^pM  -T7J.���T"*"TIJ^W ��-���-7-  tf.V

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