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 #1?  wm  N**��-a���H n***rw*f W f i����..jh ��� ^^^n^-V'p*! ���!��)t**Jff *!��;���* [i^^iia^y^w^i* ,��n ffiv]M4��a*��>n  I  SATURDAY,   JULY   2,    189  'j   i.'  '*  V  t'M  /   ���;.  TJ?eeE% 30wrtt^  **  i  GREENWOOD, B.C  I  i  T  he  L  td.  ��� ���  MANUFACTURERS  OF  Hoists, Engines and Boilers,  Water 'Wheels, etc.  SAW,  PLANING AND SHINGLE  High Speed Corliss Engines.  ...w  ���*���-  &      AL     "*u  Works  9  Branch Offices  Building, THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  e lor. less money; tnan : we  the most complete/ a:  You can rely on this/ that no firm in the district  gives  is  �����.  rfar-r3ara_a_  ^  e  vet*  >s in'  in Har  Ore Cars  W?+  CU  s,.uraiiiTe"-.ana;��� Tinware, Carpenters^ and Mieers9 Tools,  d Ralls, Powder and; Steel, Paints and Oils,; 'Sashes and, Doors,  Xinsmitliingy Plumbing, and Furnace Work.  EENWOOD,.- B.C.  ��-���:.;<, ^...^M-.r.tNSlT^^-'i^.W.Vi^^JtTra;*^  EgaEg ttrr.'ix":;'-?  ^r^��.tlUJ,'-I^Tn^t.Jyr.-ir��-JfrV.;.n^^U.^xIJ^b1W,l^tS^^^ciHA'  _-Ji_*rJlfc��MWTH,r1l'htf  Renie  er !���-   We are headquarters for Boots and Shoes  and have a  fine line of Men's, Women's and Children's,  of both  American and Canadian manufacture.  White   Shirts.  l  j.  *���� ^  li  V��  ^  ��:  Neglige Shirts  Outing Shirts.  Summer Underwear.  Collars and Cuffs.  Fancy Colored Shirts.  EATEST STYLES IN SPRING HATS.  Summer  Hose.  Ties (beautiful line). a  Gloves.  Handkerchiefs.  Towels.  &c, &c, &c.  N  ��  M  ���#3)  f\  #��  ��  The most complete stock of Staple-and-'Fancy Groceries in the city.  . . . TENTS,   All  Sizes. . .  \*<irir+\^\r2rr^^ix.*:^*i*rLr-z&^^  ***%  a ��  sarrett. Block,  Copper Street  t*   />   *  *>  GREENWOOD,  fic^l ���,W  ������*   - ���    *  '/"'.(/  '.'���:i ^ ������c  w"  te-,-'  II  A Weekly' Paper piiMisiied in the interests ottlie Boundary Creek Mining District.  i%i'w>  ffi;":'-  fegv.  K��K.-  ffc;.  ���I  ffe-  'few  5��/,  #'!'*.':'.  ("���^Tlt^CFf=??i-3  aaa'gtt'sCTraKvabAhju^y.gsnarexai.'rare^jnecai^^^  Vol IV.  GREENWOOD, B.C.; SATURDAY, JULY 2,1898.  95  No/17,  _rgM_re-4ta^7t^saHM^rgnre^3��Tcr��azaar^ * .ja5gaxsTgLggE��S��c^.iusasa^^  rPWJ.xmrwaw::i'm U!jLfape=ff.^siTaa?-s-jMKg��Barmna-f i^irmic^ ���.TV^.irWCWatfi.TOtn  iA/V   ENTHUSIASTIC   MEETING.  !HE initial shot of the campaign was fired in Greenwood on Friday evening last when Mr. James  Martin the opposition candidate delivered a  practical and business like address to a large  audience in Rendell .& Co's. hall. Owing to the  long evenings the hall was not filled until;  nearly nine o'clock. Those who came early  enjoyed themselves by liberally applauding every one who  made an appearance at the outside door. When Mr. Martin  appeared the crowd broke into cheers and the candidate was  at once convinced that the people of Greenwood were a  unit in his favor.     .  His Worship Mayor Wood who was voted to the chair  was indisposed and consequently his remarks were brief.  They were sufficiently lengthy however to place himself on  record in his uncompromising' opposition to the Turner  administration.  ; Mr. Martin was again applauded 'Upon his rising to  address the audience. He first read the following platform  endorsed by the opposition convention and to which Mr.  Martin pledged his unswerving loyalty :  1.' The portion of the Boundary Country at present  included in the Rossland Electoral District is fully entitled  to separate representatation and every effort must be made  to secure the same at the earliest possible date.  2. The adjustment of representation of   the  Province &  c on a general equitable system.  3. Reorganization of the   Civil   Service with a view to  ���"greater efficiency and economy in administration.  4. Eiberal expenditure on necessary, public works  under such rigid supervision as will secure commensurate  results.  5. Discouragement of immigration and employment of  ' Orientals.  6. The amendment of the Eand Act so that coal will  be reserved along with other minerals. Timber to be disposed of by open competition and in such quantities as the  trade demands. Agriculture lands to be reserved for actual  settlers. ',,.'���  7. Repeal of the tax commonly known as the Mortgage  Tax.  8. A man should not be compelled to take out a Free  Miner's License before he can work in a mine for wages.  9. Any future aid to railways to be under efficient Provincial control both as to the raising and expenditure of the  capital,the rate of transportation-and as to the employment  of labor.  10. That the normal working expenditure of the province must be reg-arded so as not to exceed the normal revenue.  11. That coal mines be placed on the same footing as  metalliferous mines as regards taxation.  12. A substantial increase in the Provincial Tax on  wild lands.  lo.  That  eieiit   hours  shall   constitute   a  dav's labor  upon all Provincial Government work and upon all contracts  -or sub-contracts to which the Government may be party and  shall also constitute a day's work for all workmen engaged  underground in mining.  14. That a Provincial Boiler Inspector be appointed  and those in charge   of   boilers   and eng-ines be certificated  men.  15.. The introduction of Legislation that will speedily  secure to the working people of our Province one day's rest  per week.  Mr. Martin briefly discussed the different planks. He  criticized the action of the Turner government in respect to  legislation outlined in the platform dwelling1 particularity  upon the iniquitous franchise, the miserable railway policy  the unwise and unbusiness-like expenditure of public money  the employment of Chinese and the repeal of the Mortgage  Tax.--' - ��� ���   ���' ' , '_    '       - ."'./,���;���..    ,  With reference to the redistribution bill Mr. Martin  stated that not one day should be. lost in granting Boundary  Creek the representation to which it is justly entitled.  After extending a cordial invitation to any government  supporter to address the meeting Mr. Martin resumed his  seat amid applause.    ." ��� ;  Mr. Martin's invitation was seconded by. the chairman  but the audience laughingly informed him that there were  no government supporters in the district. Mr. -Ross was  then called upon to address the meeting.   .  Mr. Ross said that   he   was   uncompromisingly opposed  to the Turner government.    He had always been opposed to  the Turner administration because he believed that its polic}r  was one of favoritism to unimportant sections and   neglect  to the   important mining sections.    While in  opposition to  the Turner government he always had respect for  the opinions of those who differed from him in their political views.  He wished to say at the outset that  he   had   now   anything:  but  respect for   any   one   in   Boundary Creek district who  would support the Turner government.    This is no ordinary-  contest.    It is not merely a discussion of the relative merits  of the political parties engaged in the political battle.    It is  a war against political insults and  mal-adrainistration.    It  is a struggle of free and  independent  electors  for political  existence and for political recognition.    The man who would  support the enemy in such a contest is a traitor to   the   district.     (Applause.)    The fight has been forced by the government above the level of party politics   and   should be a  united protest against the enemy.    Mr. Ross then  referred  briefly to the redistribution.    He said that it was a measure  which carried the province back to the dark ages in England  when the pocket burroughs controlled the-government of the  country.    He could not but believe  that  the   spirit of independence which urged  the   British to struggle   until   not a  vestage of political inequality remained was  just as active  in   Boundary   Creek  and that the people  would be found  united in a similar struggle.    He did not grant the Turner  government the right to tell the people of  Boundary  Creek  that they had only one-twelfth as   much L power as the residents of Cassiar nor the right to say that a farmer in Esqui-  malt should have ten times   as  much   political   power as a  miner in Boundary Creek.    The redistribution bill was the  refuge of a   cowardly administration.    The  draft measure  prepared by the government provided a member for Boundary Crtek but when at the dictation of  a powerful corporation the government wantonly interferred in a struggle the  people of Boundary Creek were  making to   secure  immediate railway construction they became alarmed at the indignation   aroused.    Political   morality   was   trampled under  foot, solemn promises  made   by  the premier  were deliberately violated and the people of Boundary Creek were practically disfranchised.  Mr. Ross referred briefly to the railway policy of the  government and then pointed out that Mr. James Martin  was pledged to a platform that recognizes the political  rights of Boundary Creek and outlines legislation that is  peculiarly in the interests of this  district.    He  knew of no  one that; is more likely to carry out the pledges than James  Martin. (Hear! hear.) His opponent was masquerading  under a very   ragged   mantle  of   independence.    He    was  (Concluded  on  page 4.) ��������  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  AN   ENTHUSIASTIC   MEETING.  (Continued from page 3.)  simply a government footer. He was  not placed in the field to exploit the  fame or extoll the virtues of the Turner  g-overnment. He was there for appearances. He could only secure the votes  of those who had no adequate conception of their duty and of the camp followers who are searching for pecuniary  crumbs during every election campaign. There is only one candidate  in the field pledged to a platform and  a policy which are in the interests of  the district and that candidate is  James Martin.  After a vote of thanks had been tendered to the chairman a great many of  those in the hall volunteered to become  active workers in the campaign. The  work of organization was begun.  Thos. Hardy was unanimously chosen  campaign chairman and Duncan Ross  campaign secretary. The following  committees were then appointed.  Voter's L/ist Committee: Duncan  Ross, H. B. Munroe, J. W. Grier, Alex  Currie, Aid. James Kerr and Aid. C.  Scott Galloway.  Transportation Committee: Aid.  M. J. Phelan, W. S. Keith and D. C.  McRae.  Executive committee: Thos. Hardy,  A. S. Black and G. R. Naden.  No time was lost. The committees  got to work at once. Central committee rooms were secured, Thos. Walsh's  building on Copper street having been  secured for the purpose. The committee rooms are always open.  At Midway.  On Saturday night a well attended  meeting was held at Midway. E.  Jacobs was voted to the chair and Mr.  Martin addressed the meeting. He  was followed by Mr. Ross. Mayor  Wood then spoke briefly and Mr. Thos.  Hardy a brief speech in ridiculed Mr.  Turner's much lauded financeering.  He pointed'out that the government  buildings and the consolidation of the  statutes had cost nearly double the  amount estimated and that money had  been extravagantly frittered away in  other quarters. Mr. Hardy strongly  denounced the administration of the  L/ands and Works department and  closed with an earnest request that the  people remain loyal to the district and  support the opposition candidate.  Mr. Murray endorsed Mr. Hardy's  remarks in a short but pointed speech.  He suggested that the people of Midway organize for the campaign.  Mr. Jacobs spoke briefly. He pointed  out that Mr. McKane during his visit  here endeavored to make political capital out of the assertion that Mr. Martin  secured his nomination through promising to build a hardware store in  Greenwood. Mr. Wood, Mr. Ross and  Martin denied that a hardware store  was ever suggested.  The Midway electors then organized  themselves into a campaign committee. '   The defeat of the Corbin charter  cost the province $800,000.  4  m  SE5  asps  �������  W  Si��5  3fc@  Si��5  P  i  seas  $@'  (OTJOS'  e^BP^  e��rasq'  ��� ���'.���������'���   IS THE}   ���  ���'Sisjg  SES.  W"  SK5  a��  fe  it  ���������m  SiS2  m-  ���StSJS  S��?3S  SS5S  POPULAR STORE  �� .        ' ' '    ' ' . ���,-'���'  Is evidenced by the steady increase in our  business during the past six months,  CENT,  Increase  is  a showing  that we defy our  competitors to equal,  SS  sis  s��  SiS  ss  sis  SiS  II  m  SiS  ���m  sis  SS  sis  SS  SiS  SS  sis  SiS  ss  sis  ss  sis  ss  sis  sis  sis  Si  sis  ss  sis  sis  Our  Stock  is  not the  Largest  but it is  Noted for its A 1 Quality/ !  SK5  m  sis  sis  SS  sis  SS  sis  II  SS  sis  SS  sis  SS  sis  SS  sis  SS  sis  SS  sis  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  IVHL.L.S     AND     YARDS     AT  Green^rood City    %    Anaconda* B,C  Manufacturers of Rough and Dressed  j  ������j  I-  I  \  Shinglesi'.Lathi Mouldings* Sash and Doors*  ;?;<���       'iSf4       *V<-  fl?       "��l?       fl?  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MABE TO ORBER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  hBmtMiuMumtimumimimrg.y^mii  If you  do,' Never Forget that we  have   placed  in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings-  some   FIRST-GLASS MACHINES.      We buy  them direct from the manufacturers and are prepared^  to sell at prices to suit the.times.  We call your special attention to our new  Which  can  be  seen   at our  St  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. r  ^i^tt��7��r?3rtt*rttntBz.v  -*^~i?,iwv**���***rri+��tr*v,it) ���",,< rv;v,T'*��rtrrN^'M-pfrrt<^  ���sivf  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  f r  ip\  <*f''  ���yt  ��� lr-  * > ���.  '��� '��� .  t^  -  -.' ���  ^aniartt;c:^��Ji^,CT*g^^^.c^j?c��^^a.^.fcjEx,-.;u -��� ..iW^?jb^^s-ra^ ������=...���..-w^.w^-��.����� ^  RAILWAY   NOTES.  fl'  n  L  \  I  -)  f  jf^/3.  ^V  ,'.N #  / ���' V  A tunnel nearly one ( mile, in .length  has to be constructed near Brooklyn.  Greenwood will hum when 2000 to  3000 men are engaged near by in the  work of construction.  It is reported that D. C. Corbin has  sold his railway S3''steni to the Northern Pacific. The report has not been  verified.  H.   L,.   Wilgress   the   right   of way  agent has gone  to  Grand Forks for a'  few days.    Mr. Wilgress intends spending the entire  summer in the district.  Work has begun at the Penticton  end. The survey party is in the field.  The party is in charge of A. B. Ross,  recently from Glenora. It is stated  that active construction will begin before August 8th. ,'���  E. J. Coyle the general passenger  agent for the C. P. R. with headquarters at Vancouver paid Greenwood a  visit last week. He went out by the  way of Marcus. During his visit here  Mr. Coyle appointed D. R. McElmon  local ticket agent for the C. P. R.  W- F. Tye, chief engineer, is a busy  nian these days. He keeps moving  from Cascade City to Midway. Mr.  Tye is dailj' approached - for information by anxious property owners and  he has the happy faculty of sending  them all away satisfied without disclosing any C. P. R. secrets.  In compliance with the wishes of the  residents of Greenwood the C. P. R.  has made a new survey in the city.  The new location line runs to the west  side of Boundary Creek and should the  line be built there it will not in any  way interfere with property in the city.  It is understood that the C. P. R. is  quite willing to meet the wishes of the  people if at all practicable.  Brooklyn is the latest- sensation in  cities. From a wilderness of forest  sprang up a city of tents which is being rapidly converted into a live substantial railway centre. Brooklyn is  the headquarters of the railway contractors and the distributing point for  all supplies. The contractors are now  concentrating all their forces on the  construction of the wagon road to Cascade City in order that a large force of  men may be worked at this end of the  line. As soon as the wagon road is  completed, it is expected that 5000 men  will be engaged.  THE   NOMINATIONS.  Nominations for the approaching  general election were made at Rossland on Saturday last. W. B. Town-  send is- the returning officer. The  nominations follow :  James Morris Martin (Opposition)  was proposed by David B. Bogle, seconded by Thomas Wesley Coleman and  assented to by John Binns Johnson,  James Wilks and A. H. MacNeill;  Thomas Parker is the candidate's  agent.  John McKane (Independent Government) was proposed by Ross Thompson,   seconded  by  C. O'Brien  Reddin  and assented to by Albert Barrett,  Ernest Kennedy, William Hays, J.  Astley and J. Fred Ritchie ; W. J. Nelson agent.  The election takes place on Saturday  next. Any elector can poll his vote at  any polling booth in the district.  MISS   O.   MEDILL,  Dressmaking and Millinery Parlors.  Sample Hats, in the latest st\-les, will  arrive in a few days.  COPPER STREET,   GREENWOOD.  -���-Q^e^D���,  Subscription, 50c. per Month.  ALL   THE    BEST    NOVELS.  Greenwood Book Store,  9 GOVERNMENT  ST.  edar .Shingles.  A..1 Cedar Shingles,  in  any quantity,  for sale by  Boundary Creek Milling & Lumber Co.,  Greenwood, B.C.  RAILWAY.  I  REDIlIIifflYL  The  only  All  Rail  Route,   without  Change of Cars, between  EEl  Also between Rossland and Nelson.  DAIL/Y, EXCEPT SUNDAY.  Going North  12.49 p.m.  Going South  10.51 a.m.  Train leaving- Bossburg- at 10:51 a. m. makes  clofe connections at Spokane with trains for all  PACIFIC   COAST   POINTS,  ���ilft    *v��-    $'<���  fl?  ��������� fl?-     fl?  Close connections  at Nelson  with  Steamers  for Kaslo and all Kooteua3r Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle  River  and Boundary  Creek connect at Bossburg- with.daily stage. '  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE  CIMERON Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle  River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : In Greenwood camp.  TAKE notice that I, Georgr W. Rumberger,  free miner's certificate, No. 83A, intend, sixtv 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 9th day of June, 1898. 93-9  2 (JEWELED  Silverware  ��i>  The Pioneer Jewelers,  GREENWOOD.  a       n  a   '. m -.  Is the. Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM  7'S  The Best Canadian.  SOLE AGENTS  R. P.  Rithbt & Go.  Ltd.  VICTORIA ,   B.C.  *  Financial and Insurance Agent  i (rtofar��'(pu0Kc * ���       " ' ���  VERNON,    B.C.'  AGENT  FOR  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Ro3ral Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & 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.  F?*S  I I  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdaj^s,'Thursdays, and Saturdaj^Si for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For^s.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursda3rs and.Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  4ST Will sell through Tickets to Vancouver,  . Victoria, Seattle or Portland..  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of  Improvements,  NOTICE.  G. A. R.,.J. A.C, S. F��� D. A., C. S. & H., Big  Ledge, E. C. B., Prospective, O. B., P. EL. S.  H. B., Fred D. aud Spokane mineral claims,  situate in the Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale District. Where Located : Deadwood  and Providence camps.  lAKE Notice that we, the Boundary. Creek  Mining and Milling Company, (Limited  Liability), free miner's certificate, No. 72 A,  intend, sixty days from thedatehereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown  Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 27th day of May, 1S98. 908  . - '������-."?, j(.j...~-;-  ������������*> ��� ������ -���--  A  SITTING of  the  County  Court of  Yale  will  be  holden  At Fairview, B.C.,on Monday, the 15th  day of July, 1898,  At the hour of 11 o'clock iu the forenoon.  Bv command.  C. A. R. LAMBLY, Dep. Rgr. C. C.  Osoyoos, B. C, 11th June, 1S9S. 93-4 THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ��w  ���HMIMjf  VOTE   FOR   JAMES   MARTIN.  Here are a dozen reasons .why the  electors should vote for Jarnes Martin :  1. Because the Turner government  left the district without  a representa-  ���. tive.  2. Because the Turner " government  opposed the Corbin charter.  3. Because the Turner government  refused the necessary appropriation  for roads. !  4. Because the Turner g-overnment  is owned by the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island.  5. Because the candidate of the  Turner government is a windy, figurehead.  6. Because the Turner government  is deliberately attempting to bribe the  people with their own money.  7. Because .the Turner government  is the government of Chinese and monopolies.  8. Because the Turner government  fines a Mainland miner five dollars for  working underground.  9. Because the Turner government  has given away the public lands to  railway promoters who never built  railwavs.  10. Because the Turner government  has violated solemn promises made  with reference to Boundary Creek district.  11. Because James Martin will fight  for the interests of the district.  12. Because   it  is time for a change.  MAIL   SERVICE.  W. J. Snodgrass has returned; to  Okanagan Falls after making arrangements to run a four horse stage daily  between Green wood, and Grand Forks.  Mr. Snodgrass has secured an eight  passenger coach which will be placed  on the line in about a week.  The postoffice department has not  made arrangements to pay for a daily  mail service between Greenwood and  Grand Forks. Postoffice Inspector-  Fletcher promised to have this matter  attended to by May 1st. If the post-  office department does not attend to  the matter Mr. Snodgrass has decided  to discontinue carrying the mail gratuitously on alternate days. It is difficult to understand why there should  be so much delay in this matter. If  the department is at all acquainted  with the importance of this district, it  must surely: recognize the absolute  necessity for a daily mail service.  Church  of  England.  The Archdeacon of Columbia arrived  in Greenwood Wednesday evening for  a meeting of the church members, at  which the usual committee was appointed to manag-e the affairs of the  church here, Mayor Wood, Messrs.  Moulton-Barrett and Smailes being  chosen to constitute this body which is  the initial step in the formation of a  parish.  Service will be he.ld in Rendell's  hall on Sunday evening at the usual  hour by Mr. Irwin to which all are  heartily invited.  4* *k ���$���$?  ��f��  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured by   the '" L/ion  Brewery   Company,   I/td.v"  of Rossland.    The beer is shipped in  bulk,   and bottled by  steam   in   Greenwood.    Manufacturers   of  Soda   Water   and  All Kinds of Soft Drinks.  L/eave your order with , -  ^������'���:::A^   FISHER,  Columbian Steam Bottling Works, near the Saw Mill, Greenwood  ef&<J&* <&�� &nM* *Mt <M* *&�� ��&�� ��&�� ��& *$* ��JU JL Xt|i)i|< <&�� tM* tM* ��&* t&t ��JfU *%�� *$*��3^  4*  m m I  Wholseale and Retail Dealers iu  FRESH   AND   SALTED  MEATS  HAMS, BACON, LARD, Etc.: : :  GREENWOOD. GRAND FORKS,' & MID WAY.  ���awtgaig v�� vMMiaui^tAmASaaai  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  Stamp Mills/  Compressors,  Drills,  Hose,  Oils & Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c,  STOCK     ON     HAND    .AT     ROSSLAND.  Jenckes Machine Co  ��    a  ��     ��  a     o  P.   R.  MENDENHALL,   Agent,   Spokane and  Rossland.  '-���"-��� ���r-rfliiiwii itT*"Jiffi"r* riin mrrn,mn'm%~Tamn,MTrrm-r~*" r.M��.MuM���wm���mw  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors, ife-'-  ���^  -M  f  :rI  ���    JS  'v.  '*.'  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  dtenn-  !&  4U'  yiii  (���'���Si-  '��''  m  ttf.c  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  John Keough has returned from his  liorrie in Colville.    .  Roast spring chicken and green peas  at the Windsor, Sunday evening. *  C: E. Thomet has sold a lot on Silver  ,stre.etto Thos. McDonnell for $450.  Frank Barnard, ex-M. P. arrived in  Greenwood by FViday's Penticton  .stage. ,^^.-.^. ���['���''���'     :'.'���',-'.  G;eo. B. Macauiey and W. H. Young  are again in the city after having visited Camp McKinney.  At the school meeting held last Saturday, Mr. Ralph Smailes was elected  a school trustee by acclamation.  Richard Armstrong of Rossland and  John A. Manly of Grand Forks visited  Greenwoed on Thursday. They were  on their way to. Republic via Midway.  J. Jermyn of Toronto one of the  directors of the Brandon ������ & Golden  Crown Company is in the city. Mr.  Jermyn has other interests in the district and will remain here for some  -time.   ��� ���  Good ore is now being taken frpm  the Stemwinder mine at Fairview, and  a run will probably be made in the  Tin Horn mill. The owners of the  Morning Star are going to run some  of their ore in the Joe Dandy mill.  J. C. Haas, M. E-, has returned from  a business trip to Spokane. It is learned that the bond on tne'Golconda group  has been thrown up, Eord Sidley's  company having decided to withdraw  from all mining ventures in British  Columbia.  . R* G. Sidley, J. P., lost a purse containing $67 on the road between his  Home and Camp McKinney. The  ���entire, settlement turned out to. search  for the missing pocket book. Fortunately;��� ,Mr.;v McGraw ifoutid  the  purse  and returned, it fo the owner. '���  Price Ellison,]A the government caiidi-  date, came' down to Camp McKinney  on Tuesday. and returned next day to  FiSLirviewj where he and Mr. Graham  held a joint meeting on Thursday;  The reports fromdifferent parts of the  district are , most encouraging for Mr.,  Graham's return.::  On the 24th ult.,. A. K. Stuart, inland  revenue officer, seized at Thos. Elliot's,  store, Fairview, 86 pounds of tobacco,  on which no revenue had.been paid.  S. Somerville, the manager- of the  store, appeared before C. A. R. Earnbly  and"pleaded guilty'to the charge;. He  was fined $50 and costs.    ;:;  F. C. Gamble, the public works engineer, arrived.-.at.. Fairview last -week  to starttlie government building there.  When canstructed they will be> a great  convenience, as under the present circumstances a journey of 13 miles to .  Osoyoos is necessary before government: business can be transacted.  The report has - reached, us- that Mr.  W. B. Rickarks of Midway was in danger of having his head' broken this  week, the impression being abroad that  he was the author.of the Midway notes  which appeared in The Times last  week; ..While Mr. - Rickards is quite  oapable of saving his own head we  wish to state that he Was not. the author of the Midway notes. Mr. Rickards. furnishes The Times with records from the recorder's office but beyond this he has sent no copy to The?  Times. "  Thos. McDonnell has returned from  a business trip to Spokane.  T. A. Garland has returned from a  trip to the Kootenay country.  Roast spring chicken and green peas  at the Windsor Sunday evening. *  The Turner g-dvernment is doomed.  P. A. O'Farrell is wriling letters in its  -favor. ���.''.;  A rich strike has been made on the  Alma claim, lying south of the Eureka  in Camp McKinney. The Alma is  owned by W. Edwards.  Fairview was visited by a heavy  windstorm last week which did considerable damage. The big hotel suffered most. A chimney was blown down,  windows broken and there were other  damages. :  The government have several electors at work on the new wagon road  between Fairview and Kererneos. The  men are not saying much but they  wink knowingly and remark sotto  voice  that   the   ballott   is secret.  A rather novel school election was  held at Fairview on Saturday. There  were three candidates for the vacancy.  When the ballotts were counted it was  found that all three tied; The three  candidates threw dice for the coveted  position and Wm. Dairy mple was the  lucky one.  Trade Mark  Red Star.  VERNON,   B. C.  HUNGARIAN  Brands J   three star  ���       < . STRONG BAYERS*  ;; SLiPEfiriNE i &r.;v  All made byrthe celebrated ^Hungarian Plansifter system. Try some,  made by the only Plansifter. Mill in  the Province. :,;,.-.;.", ; i....-. i -^. ] j ��� ,  Whole Wheat Hour a special'  B^an, Shorts, Chop, etc.  '������.;������"���".���;���;���.���������': Established 1862.  TqSIKONMM^  Manufacturers of FMni*  ture, Upholstery, etc; X.  Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. ..Residences .and  Hotels furnished throughout. 'i.?Jtfl? orders; no  matter how larg-e, promptly filied:," as' we'have  ���the '...���-. -    -.'.���.   ,  $*���    *V*    *�������  fi?    fi?    fi\?  Write us for Catalog-ue and Price List.  ��� ���    'Sle. ��� ��� aV*'    ���&,'4 - ���  ������-��������� v/k��      it? '���   ���jjF'  VICTORIA,  B.C., ,  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that,, sixty days  after date, I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following- described tract  ."of land,".situated in the Osoyoos division, of  Yale district : Commencing- at a stake planted  in the Eholt Pass, about two thoosand feet west  of the summit and about half a mile south of.  Eholt creek, thence north oiie' mile, thence east  one mile, thence south one mile, thence west  one mile to the place of- beginning, containing  6*0 acres. . .���.'���.' W.;T. WILGRESS.  Greenwood, B. C. June 21, 1898. 94-8  [L. S.]        THOS. R. McINNES.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,  Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, &c, &c.  To: the Returning- Officer of the East Riding- of  Yale Electoral District:  WHEREAS His Honour the Lieutenant-  Governor of British Columbia has, by a  Proclamation bearing- date the. 7th day of June,  1898, been pleased to dissolve the Legislative  Assembly of the said Province ; and whereas  it is necessary to hold Elections throughout  the said Province to fill the vacancies caused  by such dissolution, We command you that,  notice of the time and place of Election being  dul3r given, you do cause Election to be made,  according- to law, of One Member to, serve in  the Legislative'Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia, for the East Riding; of Yale  Electoral District, and that you do cause the  nomination of Candidates at such Election to  be heki on the 25th day of June, 1898, and do  cause the name of such Member,' when so  elected, whether he be present or absent, to be  certified to Our Supreme Court, at the City of  Victoria, on or before the- 31st day of August  next, the Election so made, distinctly and  openly under Our Seal duly indorsed upon this  Our Writ.  In Testimony Whereof, We have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent under  the Great Seal of Our said Province of  British Columbia : Witness, the Honorable  Thomas R. McInnes, at Our Government  House, at Victoria, this seventh day of June,  in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight  hundred and ninetj^-eight.  By Command,  B.H. TYRWHITT DRAKE,  93-4 Registrar of the Supreme Court.  '.**$  :   [L...$.].,=;    THOS. R. McINNES........'���   .."������..;������  '  CANADA.   .-.'"'' ..���;...,.,  PROVINCE OF BRITISH. COLUMBIA.'  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of theUnited  Kingdom of,: Great ;Britain and- Ireland,  Queen, Defender.of the Jj)aith, &c., &c., &e.  To Our faithful the Members elected to serve  in the Legislative Assembly of Our Province of British'Columbia, and, to all whom  ..I v ���       '- \ ' '     . -  " * . r  it may concern,���Greeting.  ;| A   PROCLAMATION.     ______  : D. M.-Eberts, -J TXFHEREAS We have  AttprneyrGeneral.j'f,,.Vjl >���-��� thought fit,.by .and  with the 'advice of Our Executive Council of  Our Prpvincepf- British Columbia, to dissolve .-,.  the present Legislative Assembly of Our said  Province, which stands prorogued until summoned for dispatch of business.   . .    ,  NOW KNOW YE'tiiat We  do, for this  end,  publish this ;our Royal Proclamation,:; and do  hereby dissolve the Legislative Assembly according^, and the niembe'fs- thereof are discharged from,further attendance on, same.,;.-,  In   Testimony ' Whereof   We   have   caused  these OurfLetters to-be made Patent, and the  Great Seal of British Columbia to be hereunto  affixed :   Witness, the Honorable'Thos.  R.-'���'���  Mclnnes, ..Lieuteuant^Goyernpr >of, Our said  Province of British Columbia, in Our City of  Victoria, in Our said: Province, this  seventh ~  day of  June, in th.e year  of Our Lord one  thousand^ eight   hundred  and   ninetj'-eight!,' ���  ���   and in the sixtj^-first year of Our Reign.  '"' By'Commarid.  ..,,- -B.H. TYRWHITT DRAKE,  93-t? Registrar of the Supreme Court.  .V MINERAE . ACT,,   1896.    ,.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  ...   ...    -  -   ;_    fNOTICE.   ' ..,    ..��� :; ���  FOURTH OF JULY mineral claim-, qsituate  in the Kettle River mining divisijOU of Yale  district.   Where located : Greenwood   camp.  TAKE, notice that I, Isaac H. Hallett, .as  agent for Ja3^ P. Grave's, f reem'mer's certi  ficateNo. 95494, intend, sixt\-"-'days''fro'm 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  Sectipn.37 must be commeuced'before the issuance of such certificate of iniprovenieiits.  Dated this 4th dav of June, .1898.   ."        ������������: ��� 92 ':  TVTOTICE is hereby given'that thirty days-  JlSL after date, we intend to apjaly to .the Commissioner of Lauds and Works for 'a- special  license to cut timber on the following described  piece of land, situate on Crauberr3- creek, a  tributarj^ ef the. West Fork of Kettle river, in  the District of Yale, B. C.: Commencing at a  stake on the west side of Cranberry creek, 60  chains from the mouth of said-creek, thence  west 120 chains, thence south i20 chains,"thence  west 120 chains, thence south 40chains, thence,  east 120 chains, thence' north 20 chains, thence  east 120 chains,* thence north 40 chains to:place  of commencement, containing 960 acres.  Dated 22nd June, 1898.  RALPH SMAILES.  95-4 W. B. PATON. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES,  IHA.,-, A .^VKnwrw  >-��-<e>-o-<on��<ftfr-��Mo>-c->sc^-c-<c^o-<eK��-4����-o-<o>a^5e��.o-<9��-o-<o>-o-iiff  cp-a^o��-o^et-e-<o>��o<e>-c-<o>-��->it5>-o-<s>-��-<s��-a-<��>-o-<o>o-��>T  A  e  Y  e  A  a  EDWARDS'  Copper Street, Greenwood.  fir  T  2  o  T,  e  $  ���  2  ?  e  A  e  y  s  o  r  A  9  V  ��  A  OJ  T  e  A  o  T  O  A  i ��� S>  <*>0A��>-9-lB>-0-*a>-9-4*>0<9>-9-*:'��*0<��>9-4*>��-40>&-49>&*��t~&-49l*&1  |   J    All kinds of Photographic Work at  -    " Moderate Prices.  0  A.  A  ?  Every Photo g-uaranteed to. give  Satisfaction.  fl?  E. J. EDWARDS,   Greenwood,  B.C.  Y  ��  A  ��  V  ��  A  5 3*-<Met��e-4 9>-o-48Ks-< o>o<e>9* syo^eve-^sE-e^ 3>o<s>-��^��  PUBLISHED  BY  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross..:....... .:..... ...Editor.  W. J. Harber..-   .Manager.  Advertising-Rates are One Dollar - per inch  per month. L-eg-al notices, 10c. and 5c. per line.  No "quack" or remedy ads. inserted at any  price. Subscriptions are due iu advance ; other  Accounts'payable'monthly.  Address all communications to  The Times,  Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, $3.00 per Year, in Advance.  SATURDAY,  JULY 2, 1S9S.  9>-9~<&*-9<9>ttr<a>*a<Q*-*><BP-9-<e3*-0<BP-e-*6G>-9<QP-9*e*-9*i9>Q-40r  A blue pencil mark ,in this space nidi- ��  cates that your Subscription is due..... |  FIRE   PROTECTION.  Protection against fire is a matter in which every one is directly interested. In a town like Greenwood with  nothing but wooden buildings, lire is  its most dangerous enemy. IDvery citizen therefore should show his appreciation of any effort made to lessen the  danger. Unfortunately people who  have been blessed with an immunity  from fires become careless and fall into the habit of considering themselves  and the city in the hands of a special  Providence. It is only when their  property is destroyed and their business ruined that they become aroused  to the necessity for united action. We  hope that the residents of Greenwood  are possessed of sufficient forethought  to organize before a serious fire takes  place. A volunteer lire department  can do much to fight fires. It should  receive the encouragement and support of every citizen. .  At the head of the department there  should be a man who can enthuse the  volunteers into properly training themselves for the work. Fighting fires is  a profession in which one becomes  efficient only after a course of hard  training.  Sneak Thieves.  Theft seems to be one of the accompaniments of the rush into this district. Heretofore a prospector or claim  holder could leave his tools and supplies anywhere and they would never  be disturbed but with the rush this  summer came a class who do not believe in  the   established   principle   of  honor among prospectors and who take  other people's property at every opportunity.  The sneak thieves appear to have  scattered all over the country for  reports of articles missing come from  every section of the district. Near  home the D. A., cabin has been stripped of everything except the stove  Other cabins in the district have been  broken into. Up the West Fork, prospectors tools have been taken. H}ven  horses have not escaped their attention  and a prospector's horse turned out  with a bell and hobble returned without either.  We cannot help thinking., that provincial police officers who show so  much anxiety to enforce the law in  small and unimportant matters might  turn their serious attention towards  making ah example of some of the undesirable class who have invaded the  district. fc   c   \  Turner at Rtfssland.  Hon. J. H. Turner, premier of British Columbia held a meeting at Rossland on Friday evening last. He delivered a very weak speech and F. C. Cotton replied vigorously. The meeting  was two to one in favor of the opposition. Betting men in Rossland are  giving odds in favor of Martin. In a  window on the main street is $1000 in  favor of Martin without takers. W.  B. Davey of Grand Forks bet $1000  last week that Martin   will be elected.  The Greenwood Hospital.  Notwithstanding the fact that the  provincial government has consented  to pay the Greenwood hospital account  for the care of an indigent miner, it  has so far neglected to guarantee the  accounts for the care of similar cases.  As the government refused to place  the Greenwood hospital on the same  footing as other hospitals in the province with reference to appropriations  Dr. Jakes will refuse to receive any  patients unable to pay for their maintenance until the government makes  '"'some.definite arrangements.  James Martin the opposition candidate left on Tuesday for Grand Forks  where a public meeting will be held.  Highest Honors���World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.  YEARS THE STANDARD.  h. Hallett,  'xxttistzt, Jloftcifor,  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.O.  P'ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,.  AND  CIVII, .ENGINEER,'  '.--���(Jtof&rU (ptlfiftC ��� MIDWAY,    B.C.  iOHN   A.   CORY ELL,  a.m., B.c.A.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrigation Projects, Engineering- and Survey  Work, with plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediately attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion of Osoyoos  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Min^  ing- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  HENRY NICHOLSON, ' ���  (Wofettg (^uSfic, (tttmtncj '.(gtgerif  Mining Negotiations Transacted.    "  Office ���.���Camp McKinney.  N'B'.���Some   valuable   Mining-   Properties   in  Camp McKirine.y and vicinity for disposal.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A.  ��h: A. GUESS,  M.A.  Assay ers & Chemists*  Thoroug-hly familiar with Boundary Creek  and   Fairview   mining- districts.     Properties  examined, assay's and anaryses of ores, fuels,,  furnace products, etc.   Greenwood, B. C.  QHARLES AG. SHAW,  Givil    Engineer,  <S)omtnion cmo  (provinciat &<mb ^iutTSe^oc.  GREENWOOD,       -       B.C.  W.    S.    KEITH,  SUCCESSOR  TO  <J.   P.  HARLAN,  B.C.  GREENWOOD  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Perfect fit guaranteed.  CO  CO  o  pq  CD  +->  crj '  W  a  c  c  c  ^nsssstaiK  Ui  UJ  0  Q:  Q  0  m  8  ��  <u  ���M  ��  o  CS  co ca  <u  Js ���**  o <u  �� s  CO C3  '55 ^  u  JS ���  :BM  O  >h  3 bo  CS     CO  <;   zi  c  ��j  b��  a  >>  ��J  co  <  "���?   ^  '��8  So  jjrngssartHDJrrirasaqcaiaHrxsaTOgiLB&u'srja-j  MIDWAY.   B.C.,  REU ESTflT  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance. - ��� -rj-  >.'������'���/*-  THE   B O U N D A RY.   C R E EK   TIM E S.  Aji^nejfflgiLMcaoa.jjajatMii  $tnb 'W^ofeBdfetB of T&iMB,  jltquorB dub Cigars.  COPPER   STREET  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  .������.^���u.m^.-���.mx.... ��� ��.  I ���gegrait^.T-f M.n��cari*gHggriaaKH��5gB3i  The Greenwood City Mercantile Co. has been appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL CO/S FLOUR. It is thebest all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you will use no other. Their  brands are "Hungarian," "XXXX," " Strong Bakers ', " "Economy,"  and "Superfine." The flour is made from wheat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made by the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour  Mill  Co.'s  Flour  is  THE  BEST !  /  DEDICATION    OF    THE    FIRST    CHURCH  The event of the week ��� in religious  circles of the Boundary Creek district  was the dedication on Sunday last  of the new Catholic church at  this place by Rev. Father Palmer,  priest in charge of this parish.  Situated on one of the most beautiful  knolls in the north end of the city and  commanding a view of all points of the  compass, stands a structure known as  the church of the Sacred Heart that  not only the Catholics of the congregation may feela just pride in claiming  as their own but also one which can be  pointed to by every resident of this  section as an evidence of the work  which can be accomplished by the  united efforts of all irrespective of  creed.  The style of the architecture of this  edifice is Gothic and for the amount of  money expended viz $2,500, could not  have been improved upon. The building is 25x50 and has with the gallaries  a seating capacity 'of 500. From the  ground to the top of cross is 91 feet  which from the elevation of the site  makes the building one of the most  conspicious in the city. The builders,  Derosier and Bourke exerted themselves to produce the finest building  possible under the plans and specifications as submitted and have more than  creditably acquitted themselves.  Services were held at 10:30 a. m. and  7;30 p. m. In the morning Rev. Father  Palmer discussed the subject of " The  Mass" as taught by the Catholic  church and in the evening "The Adoration of the Blessed Virgiu." The  Rev. Father was eloquent in both discourses and explained why these things  were believed in by Catholics. His  subject on July 24th will be "The Confession" and why Catholics believe in  it.  The choir will consist of ten voices,  the best obtainable in the city, irrespective of creed. Messrs. Wright  and Porter will accompany the singing  with violin and cornet and from present appearances it is a safe prediction  that good music can be heard.  At last Sunday's services little Ruth  Miller deserves credit for having sung  the only solo rendered in the dedication of the first church in Boundary  Creek district.  Real Estate Sales.  The two lots on the corner of Copper  and Greenwood streets facing the Imperial hotel have been purchased by  Rendell & Co. from Hugh McEwan of  Grand Forks for $2,000. These lots are  among the best business building lots  in the city. They were eagerly sought  after but Mr. McEwan refused to sell  until the other day. He purchased  them some two years ago for $200.  Messrs. Rendell & Co. have also sold  the 50 foot lot on the Corner of Silver  and Greenwood street to the rear of the  Imperial hotel. The purchaser was  the Bealey Investment & Trust Co.  and the price paid was $750.  J THE   BOUNDARY' CREEK   fliiS;  FOR   TUNNELS, MINES   AND  Straight LinelDnplex .,an<  OOMRILETE : MI'NE   E  JAMES   COOPER   ]^ <X^  MONTREAL, P.  Branch Office, ROSSLANE), B, C,  JAMES  D, SWORD, Manager.  THE   CELEBRATION.  ^Canada's national hodiday was,fittingly celebrated in Greenwood. Not  only did the residents of the city turn  out to enjoy the programme of�� sports  provided but Midway, Grand Forks,  Carson, Nelson and the surrounding  district sent strong delegations to' rep*  resent them.  "All the events excepting the drilling.,  contest were pulled off at the baseball  grounds at the upper end of the city;  At ten o'clock the horse racing began.  It was anything but a satisfactory exhibition. It was aptly described by  Mr. Ferguson one of the judges.  WJien questionsas jtb; \vhether, this was.  the Derby or the Oakes he promptly  r epli ed its the' 'hoax;���'-'��� The track' was  heavy and the entries were few.KIn;  the pony race .Floyd Vaughn^s Sherman won two heats out of three, Bobby  Robinson's   Buckskin   being   a   close  second. J  ".'.'���  In the free for all  there   were   only ,  three   entries.    Dexter   run   by F. G. .  Eane of Grand  Forks ; Peacock, Fred  McMann,    and Rowdy,   Thos. White.  Peacock decided to, jump the .track and  he  .was, caught   in the;woods, about a  mile  from   the   race    course.    Rowdy  fought  hard  for first place but ,a_-soft  place, in the track was   found   and '-he  retired . to .second   place with a .badly  sprained  fetlock.    Dexter  appeared to ,  be an old hand at the business and carried, away ^50t of  Greenwood's.money ..-  without providing the  spectators, with;  an equivalent in the shape   of  amusement. ���.,..-��������������� '....���  The novelty   race   for a prize given  by   George Seymour   of the Windsor .  hotel had more competitors than any  other race of the day. Dirty Jim ridden.  by McClung won for his rider a case of  whiskey against a field of seven., A.  H. Harrison of the B. C. mine and Gerald T. Hodgson then gave a $10 purse  for a race among, the horses whq had  entered in the novelty "race- . This,  made the best horse race of the day.  The seven were fairly well matched  but.McClung on Dirty Jim again carried off the prize.  There were only two entries in the  slow race. The prize a case of whisky  was given by J. W. Nelson of, the Pioneer hotel.    E. J. Edwards entered on  a   long  eared animal  that  the people  generally call a mule.    Floyd  Vaughn  entered a ringbone, spavined, bucking  cay use.    Vaughn  was  placed  on   the  mule and  Edwards  on the cay use and  then  the  fun began.:   In 2   hours,   40  - minutes,   37%   seconds,  Edwards  succeeded  in bringing  his   mount to the  ��� winning ; post.. ���  Vaughn  fwo'rked ; the  mule for about 20  yards  and   neither  spur   nor , lash   would -.', move him any  .farther...;,,,...^t  -last   a man with   a long  ������; whip came.to Vaughn's assistance and  succeeded in driving  him   across   the  line, 4   hours,   35 minutes,   26 seconds  .after the   time; of  starting.    Edwards  got the whiskey.  A special, race for a purse of $10 between F. ��� McMann's Peacock and- R.'  Robinson's Buckskin was won by Peacock.  In the ladies race Mrs. McClung won  first place, Mrs. Winters second and  Mrs. Stioriquist third.- The race'was  hotly contested.  There was only a limited programme  of smalf - -sports: The men's 100 yard  dash was' won by Fred Clyde, John  Snodgrass being second.  The foot race for big boys  was  won  by Ted McArthur,'Barry being second.  Jack Galloway won the race for smail ���  boys with young Medill second.  BASEBALL.  The baseball match was won by  by Grand Forks. They played better  ballthroughout than the home team.,  The Greenwood team needs reorganization. Most of the players couldn't hit  a balooh with a barn door, while their  work in the .field was very coarse.  Hallett pitched good ball but was  "poorly supported. Smith did good  work both at the bat and in the field.  Kelly put up a good game at third.  The score was 14 to 13.  .    ,        THE  DRILLING CONTEST.  The drilling contest took place on  the bench near theriew Catholic church.  There were only two teams entered���; .  Dennis Clun.e and, J. Sullivan, and  Anderson and Peterson. . Clune and  Sullivan pounded the drill with their  old time vigor, and succeeded in driving 27.}4 inches through exceedingly  hard rock. Henderson and Peterson  did not change their drills as promptly ,  as their competitors, nor did the drills  appear tp cut well.    They drilled  18^  inches in the 15'minutes.'- ,  . NOTES.  '  .   ������ ,.     '."   . -.*"  The   "pyrotechnical"   display  from  ' Jubilee mountain was wonderful in its  simplicity.,   The base of operations for  the display of fireworks was  supposed  'to be the summit of  Jubilee mountain,  but the committee  in  charge got the  tired'feeling after walking a short distance   up  the wagon  road,   and  they  fired their handful v of rockets  from a  point about, twenty feet above Boundary creek.    1      '��� -. :,,.... ���.���      "*'���>'   .-.       ..: :i  The ncelebration concluded   with    a  grand ball in Barrett's  hall.    Porter's'  orchestra   furnished  the   music.    Appetizing suppers  were served  by  the  Imperial and : Windsor  hotels  at  mid^  "tiight: "*��� ^���������^'���'������-'ii''��� -'��� *   ���-.'-���-'''.������'���������������:: '.������'���������. '-���������''-^' ������  At.jthe. request; of .the police, .cpnir  'missioners, Provincial Officers Eawder  and Gardom kindly consented to do  police duty on the grounds. The large  crowd was orderly and the only disturbance was caused by a wild Indian  from the American side. He undertook to ride through the crowd but he  was gathered in by the provincial  officers after a brief struggle. Police  Magistrate Hallett will attend to his  case to-day.  The   Okanagan   Falls   townsite has-  been acquired by. Frank  Barnard   and  his associates.  ���OE^asKcvarscrssniEi; zsoesxrzzskte  HOTICE is hereby  given  that oil and after  July 2nd the Cit3j: Collector will be in the ���  office of W. B. Paton, Government street, from  10 a. m.  to  noon, and  from���'��� 1 p.  m. to1 4 p. m.'  daily (except Sunday), for .the purpose of re-.  cei ving- m u'nici pal 'taxes for Vh'e cu rrent year'. 95  .50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  TRAQE  SHARKS  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly :ascertain our opinion free whether ail"  invention is probably patentable.   Communicar  tions strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest, agency for securing .patents..  Patents taken through -Munn ���&��� Go. receive  special notice, without charge, in the .......  A'handsomely,illustrated weekly^' Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four-months, $1.; Sold by all newsdealers;  lltUNK H 00��36' Broadway��i6W' Yoi"  Branch Office. 625 F St., Washington, D. C. T;HEf B;0UND AR Y   CREEK   TIM:B5;~  i ..a  K  ***  l.yVWTirUMNI,J   l.lliaiUIIJIJII ,lj IU   J11II .-1^^'T S. ��� .FII 'ril . J     HPyiiftm'-'-M ri,'l*i,YML1^"1fil-'rti^1-W"ir]��P'-'"-M.-1-F V i^t^^t  RnBxenssss^nesnBnB���in^aRniB^steRta���o^sBsasa  I;.?-  *" u  V'-.-VJj^  ft';;  tf :���-,'���  1ft.  &,'.  I  I  I  /   ~\  Wall Pa��>ei%  of Li  s  Tanglefoot Fly  Pipes and Cigars.  er,  ^s  Prescriptions  SWUittttU  A   POLITICAL   HERMAPHRODITE.  If any evidence were necessary to  convince the electors that John McKane's candidature is of a most dishonest character, that evidence is  found in the election address which is  published in the Rossland Miner. Mr,.  McKane has received the endorsation  of Premier Turner and must be recognized as the government candidate  notwithstanding his hollow pretensions  of independence. Since he is the endorsed candidate of the ..government to '  be honest he should support the policy  of the government.  The Turner government refused to  remove the tax of five dollars on working miners. John McKane says he is  in favor of the removal of the tax.  The Turner government refused to  abolish the mortgage tax. John McKane says he is in favor of the removal of the mortgage tax.  The Turner government discouraged  the Truck Act. John McKane says he  is in favor of the Truck Act.  The Turner government refused to  grant Boundary Creek representation.  John McKane says he is in favor of  granting Boundary Creek representation.  John McKane is a government candidate attempting to win votes in the  garment of an oppositionist. His  position is illogical and dishonest. It  shows the character of the man. He  is without political stamina or political  honesty.    His election   address is suffi  cient to damn him with, every intelligent elector. He cannot run as a government supporter when his address, is  a continuous protest against the Turner  administration. Either McKane's ad-  dress is a libel on the Turner government or4McKane's. candidature js the  quintessence of hypocrisy. .This district is too important to be represented  by a political hermaphrodite. The candidate must be for the people .or for  Turner. He cannot run on the people's platform and in the interests of  Turner.  at work'erecting  poles   atid  stringing  the wife   between   Cascade : City   and  Grand' Forks.    He will   continue  the;  workto Greenwood; ' ! :'���  Should W. B. Aris carry out his  promise to run a line from Republic,  Greenwood will be1 blessed with two  telephone lines.  NELSON   &   VERNON   CO.  The   Nelson   &   Vernon   Telephone  Company has at last  decided  to  build  its own  line.    Heretofore  it  appeared  to be filled with the  idea  that   it was  the duty of the residents of Greenwood  to furnish   the   company   with a complete telephone   line.    The Greenwood  people  couldn't  see the matter in   the  same light and made  arrangements to  get telephone  connection  with Republic.    The Nelson &  Vernon  Company  is now prepared to build  a  line.    Mr.  Hodge the superintendent for the company visited Greenwood this week and  called  for   tenders  for   525   telephone  poles  to be   placed   along  the  wag-on  road   from   Spencers    to   Greenwood.  Tenders are also called for clearing  a  25 foot right of way covering the sam e  distance.    Mr. Hodge expects  to  have  his line in   operation   ih   less   than 60  days.  '   , ��� ���  A. E- Groux has now a gang of men  The B. CM. & M^ Co:  D. A. Holbrook, the managing director of the B. CM. & M. Co., returned  to Greenwood on Wednesday and will  remain in the district. Arrangements  have been completed with the Eohdon  & Canadian syndicate and contracts on  the company's properties will be let in  a few days. Hector McRae of the Eon-  don & Canadian Syndicate was also in  the 'city for a short time on Sunday;  He is expected to return in a few days.:  During Thos. McDonnell's visit to  Spokane he made satisfactory arrangements with the syndicate with reference to his property at Eholt creek.  :   Imagined He Was the Whole Celebration.  Tinas Martin, a siwash from the  reservation near Midway, visited the  city yesterday. Tinas ih the classic  Chinook is a diminutive'. Everything  went smoothly for Eittle Martin until  the baseball match was about over,  when Tinas got the idea that he was  the whole celebration and proceeded  to make a triumphal procession, of hinir  self and his cay use on the ball grounds.  Just as the procession gave indications  of being a success, Officers Gardom  and Eawder  scooped   the   siwash   in. !T��E?BO.OK-MSY   CREEK   TIMES,  c/L��awr-u!^wi��yA?ii;.t��f����sa=3:scrr:  GREENWOOD AND   DISTRICT,  .. H...T. Wilgress of the C. P.'R.   staff���"  has -gone.-to'Grand Forks.  ,? Mrs: V/.;G.  McMynn and   child,   of  Midway   have  gone east on a holidaj'-.  Rev. Father Palmer visited his flock  in Grand Forks this week before  returning to Vernon.  Gr.'R.  Naden,. managing ^director of  , .the Belly Investment & Trust Co., left  on Wednesday for Rossland. \  J. H. Macfarlane, manager of, the  Sunset mine and Robert Donegan paid  Grand Forks a ' business ^visit this-  week. -  E. C. Brown the well known prospector had his  collar  bone  fractured last  week   while    working   in   Wellington  ;', camp. -  J. E. Boss has awarded M. McMillan  the contract for sinking the shaft on  the Brooklyn mine. Mr7.: McMillan  has already started the work and is  running double shifts.  The installation of officers in Boundary' Valle3r Lodge will take  place next  Tuesday.    The members  and  visiting :  brothers will be entertained at a smoker after/the ceremony. .;."���_  The Bealy Investment & Trust Company have purchased from Gerald T.  Hodgson,- two lots on Copper ��� street  opposite the International hotel. The  price paid was &1,650'.' Thos. ��McDon-���  nell has purchased from the Bealy Co.,  the two lots to the rear of the Imperial  recently sold by Rendell & Co.     ���" :;;  'KETTLE   RIVER 'MIN2NG   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the  Week  ���'.���   . Ending June 28th, 1898.   '   ���  ..'*'..     ...    -,���'��� June 22.;   ���;--;..     .,.  Saratoga, Providence camp, Fred Haussener.  San Reno, Providence^'camp, Otto Dillier.  Punch, Sk3:lark camp, John W.- Greden   ���  Imperial,.' Skylark   camp, VE.   Parry   and   T.  HogartV    ���"'',.  Mains; Canyon creek, W. W. Dresser. :,.  Roske^-, peer creek,' W. E. Peterson. .  '':''"'    '������ ' June 23.  .  June Bug, Sky-lark  camp,. E. T. Wick'wire  aud.  ;E, C. Cargill. ���'������������ ���'���. ���';��� \   -   ,,  Juue':25. ��� ���  Gabe,'Sm'ith's camp, G. Ustis  "Mountain View, Deer creek, C. L. Thomet.  ���'������Parrott aud.MUcla, Centrabcamp, H. W. Holli-  hau and E. B. Simmons.  Cuba, Beaver creek, G.D  Cunningham and'W  E McBoyle       '' "      ''*   '"' r'";:/'     :?> ,       '���....  Gem, Beaver creek, WE  McBoyle and F Bag-  . ' shaw.., '    '   "���; ���  'Lillian, Central camp,,C. M. Grouse.  Head Center. Eholt creek, W M Law  Victoria, Kimberlv.camp, D Lawson.  Yukon,.Kiinberl}' camp, T>. McLean.  1     . ������''  June 27.    ���  North Star, Copper camp, Duncan Ross.  Missing uLiuk No. 2   (fractional),  Greenwood  camp, J Denipsey :  O K (fractional), Can\-ou creek, F Darragh etal  Belmont   (fractional),   Skylark   camp,   H.   A.  ��� Wright.   ��� . '������'"''-'    ;  June 2S.      ���  Elkhorn, Sk3-lark eamp, T. II. White; and   Jno  N G-reden -    ' .  .���Champion, Can \-.6n creek, J C -Brown  Caledonia, Canyon creek, O Mellon  Juisburg, Skylark cainp, Otto Dillier.  Certificates of Work.  ' June 22. ; .  Alma (fractional;, J Fisher et ai  My.-.iic, G XReed.  ' Morning Star, l.i J Cole ..  .Eveuiiij:' S^ar," C N Collins.  J uue 2..'-'.  Wild Currant, Wild Pea. and  Wild   Sunflower,  AL 0 Her;; et a!.  ICankakco. S itikster '  .F"'iu-;h <-f J lily. J-a,\  P Graves  'Little .U.'ii.uuie, C"Uu Me'<.'ae. '  A^eriiviiii, David'llryaui. "..       ,      _   .  J.i; iu". 2:'.. i  '   ,  D F K. .1 J Mil!.���;���(������ al . ..' !*';i'''.   :  Tin ie, John -i!..; iliga.: ci ai'. '���' >'������;���-������ ..��� ������ y.>  Jurte 27r":- v";:-: ���;:-��� ^-...,.  Diamond (fractional), F C Baileyr  Griib Stake, HT Berginan et al  Queen Bess, WnVG; McMyMiii "       ' .      .  '��� " '" June 28."     -    -      - -.    ;  'Hunter,.Mogul and Monitor, O.Mellon et al  Wren, ,R Denzler.  Transfers. ������  June 22 ;"���'.  Drumlummon, Jubilee and   Fourth  of  Jul3', %  interest, John Gillan to W H Summers.  Four Ace, % interest,. G R Reed to H J Cole  June 23  B'uckhorn,.J�� interest, s Larsen  to John Dunn  ''White   Cloud,  all  interest,  A Hopper  to C J  .   Luildy '"'.,    ;."  '    ������ -;:���."���;     --;'^:-.       "'-..'���'.    .-  Mendocino, % interest, A Hopper to C J L,undy.  CO D, y3 interest, H J Cole top D Sandford ..."'  Miranda, all interest, T*A Garland to J C Haas  3, ��� June"28.'-.-. /"  ������  Klondike, all interest, J A Shalleuberger to H  H Shallenberger and R McCulloch.  McKEE���CARROLL.  East Saturday afternoon Rev. Father  Palmer united in marriage Hugh Mc-  Kee, the proprietor of '-the Commercial  hotel and Miss Rosa' Carroll. Miss  Kelly was bridesmaid while W. S.  Keith supported the groom. After the  marriage ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Mc-  Kec.left for Spokane where the honeymoon was spent,  '" ;OKELL <& MORRIS  FRUIT, *'PRESERVISG ��� V COMPASY,  ''..Victoria,   :B/G> .  ���MANUFACTURERS   OP���  Candies,   Mincemeat,   Orange, .Citron  and Lemon Peels.    Preserves: and  Marmalades.    Pickles and \  "  Vinegar.  -.. We claim without exception to make the  Purest and  Best'���- Selling   Goods   in  Canada.  o 'a-Business.  o  so��  A Type-writer is a Necessity.'  It pays to,buy the Best.  HE  9 9  Has many points of .superiority  And is fully GUARANTEED.  THE    PRICE    IS    ��GQ    CASH.  .j it.  *4?.  '4?  For,circulars and testimonials1 address  THOMSON  STATIONERY  CO.  Agents for British Columbia,  VANCOUVER   AND   NELSON,   B.C.  f��?  The EMPIRE i's manufactured by  THE WILLLOS JIAXUF'G 'CO., Ltd.,  MONTREAL.'    P. Q.  Manufacturers  of  the  celebrated  New Williams .Sewing Machine.  Acrents Wanted.  REENWOOD HOSPITAL.  FTER    MAY    1st,    1898,    TICKETS   OF"  Admission  for ordiuarj-.' hospital  treatment mav be obtained at  the  Greenwood Hospital at the rate of Two  Dollars a month or  Tweiit3r Dollars per annum.  R.   W.  JAKES,  M.D., CM  GRAND  SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  OOEA-'M."  TO     OCEAN  Without change of Cars, via  consisting of palace  dining cars, elegant  tourist cars and  free  Solid vestibule trains,  sleeping cars, luxurious  day coaches, magnificent  colonist sleepers. .',��� ���  The only line running through  tourist  from the coast  (      WINNIPEG,  ;'���].'   MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  G  Lowest rates to UnfeADl?  Via all Atlantic  and from       LU11U1 D Stea  Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw steamers are in ever3r respect superior to any-ships that have-yet sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via any other Trans-Patific line. ���  -   &V*'   -s-V*  fi?    fi?  Canadian-Australian Steamer IviNE  ���'.'.' '  ���TO��� ..        ,  ���   Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on eveiy voyage.  For time tables, pamphlets, or an3r information, call ou or address   *-  H. S. SCADDING, ;  Agent,  PENTICTON.  J;   COYLE,  Dist. Pass. Agent,  VANCOUVER.  Authorizing mi Extra-Provincial  Company to  Carry on  Business.  "��� Companies' Act, 1897."  CANADA, PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  '"pHIS'lS TO CERTIFY that " The Strat-  X ford Exploration and Development Company, Limited," is authorised and licensed to  carry on business within the Province of  British Columbia, aud to'carry out or effect all  or au3'- of the objects hereinafter set forth to  which the legislative authority of the Legislature of liritis'h Columbia extends.  The head oliice of the Companj- is situate in  the City of Stratford, Province of Ontario^  Canada.  .The. amount of the capital of -fhe .Company is  thirt\-   thousand   dollars,  divided  into   thirty  '���thousand shares of one dollar each.  The head office of the Company 'in this Province is situate iu the City of Greenwood, in the  District of Yale, and Sydne3^ M. Johnson,  whose address is the Ctt3'of Greenwood, aforesaid, is the'attorney for the Conipaiiv.  The objects for which the Compairv has been  established are :  (a.) To prospect for, explore, contract for,  purchase, lease or otherwise acquire, develop  'or sell, either on the Company's own account  or jointly with, or as agents, or in trust for  other persons, and either absolutely, optionally  .or. conditionally, mineral lauds and other  lauds for mining purposes and mining locations or interests therein, mineral-.properties,  mining, water, and other r'gf its and easements  aud undertakings connecter therewith:  ib.j To acquire shares or debentures in any  similar company as the consideration for an}'  properties, easements or rig-hts sold b3r the  Company to such similar company in the  ordinary course of business, and to alienate  the same at pleasure. , ,  Given under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  third day of June, one thousand eight hundred  and ninetv-eiu'ht.  [L. S.j   " S. Y. WOOTTON.  1 9o-4       Registrar of Joint Stock Companies. I  '���0.,  fr'  i a"  /   V  to?'  ^.^���-.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ��a^aj*^iWBt^WCT^nir?��Hi!reca��tt^ir*LaiP ���. ."^jujv yvf/^i A*i*-T jj.^tous  POLITICAL   NOTES.  Vote early next Saturday !  Don't forget the Corbin charter next  Saturday.  The Turner government has always  been an enemy of Boundary Creek.  James Martin is pledged to secure  ^representation for Boundary Creek. A  vote for him will speedily bring such  representation.  It is reported that Hon. J. H. Turner  is running as an independent candidate in Chilliwack. ...  James Dunsmuir the owner of Vancouver Island and the Turner government is a candidate in Comox.  The Turner government struggled  to give Heinze a land grant and a cash  subsidy and his own time to build.  The office where the government delegates were elected went through a  purifying process this week. Two  men and a hose did the work.  Mr. McKane should rise and explain  why Mr. Hodgson was not paid his expenses. Probably Mr; Eeamy could  throw some light on the subject.  It is currently reported that Gerald  T. Hodgson intends-sueing the government in the Small Debts Court. His  claim is $40, delegate's expenses to  Rossland.  To John McKane and Dr. Bowes the  people of Boundary Creel: are indebted  for their disfranchisement. They suggested to the Turner government the  advisability of-making Boundary Creek  a suburb of Rossland.  The Turner government is defeated  already. The opposition have the full  complement of candidates���thirty-  eight��� in the field while the government could only muster 24 candidates.  In the other constituencies the opposition are being opposed by independents. 6  It is difficult to decide who is entitled  to greater governmental recognition  Andrew Eeamy of Greenwood or W. B.  Cochrane of Vernon. They are both  lawyers or rather both maintain they  are. The one succeeded in dropping  (inadvertently) about 20 Boundary  Creek names off the list and the other  acted as delegate to a government convention after being appointed a returning officer.  Hon. J. H. Turner will not visit  Boundary Creek district. Other portions of the province requires his attention ; besides Hon. J. H. Turner has a  meek servant in the person of John  McKane. McKane must earn his  money and consequently he is compelled to face the dangers of traveling by  stages in a foreign land. Turner isn't  going to be inconvenienced by the  gerrymander of Boundary Creek.  A unique inquiry comes from Revelstoke to a gentleman in Greenwood.  The seeker of information states that  he had noticed the Greenwood gentleman's advertisement in The Boundary Creek Times and he would be  pleased to learn if tomatoes and melons will ripen here, also if one could  do well with a tailor's small stock.  Rossland.  S  Greenwood.  LIMITED    LIABILITY.  (Jjtedf (g^f&fe dnb (^lining Q0rofter6,  Financial:-& Insurance < Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager.  tWiHJt-^fc^AddammHfcBM  1        A .... Ji  JL A  Greenwood City< Boundary Creek, B,G  fir  ft?  4&  fir  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.       Best of Wines, Eiquors and Cigars  -���-���Eivery Stable in connection.��� ���  ��."��. ��Jti *!'<.  *������:�� *s��5 ??������  *7jV ?*<* *WO  [, W, NELSON  /  rietori  WATOHMAK E /?,  Has Removed to New Store  Next Windsor Hotel Work  Promptly and Correctly Done,  Look for the Sign of the Watch,,  otel,  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Inqnors and. Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  SQUARE HOUSE.  Greenwood,   B.C.  *V��     *V��i     *'&  fiS      fr?      fi?  Store Fronts & Fixtures a Specialty  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  0)  Greenwood City, B.C.  fir  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  fl?  First-class Accommodation.  Stag-es from all parts pass the  door.  CO  o  m  o  m  0)  SQUARE   TREATMENT.  To Subscribe for any of the Leading JYlagazines  Write for Rates  to  111,  Vf &b &*j3*3  MIDWAY  B.C.  ksm  GREENWOOD,     B.O.  $%    i%    $%  ftr     fir     fir  All kinds of work executed to the  satisfaction of customers. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  anBtBSSEesasBaEsoreongssssEsestsaB&sag^iSHszsffiaKE^aKaa  ,��=7^R?^a~3TS3a3S^9EKa'  PLACER    DIGGINGS    AT   BAKER    CREEK.  A correspondent writes to The  Times that coarse free gold yielding 10  to 15 cents to the pan had just been  discovered on Baker ,��� creek about one  mile across the International boundary  line from. Sidley, P. O. The discovery  caused considerable excitement in that,  vicinity and Baker creek has been  staked up to the line. At the time of  writing ho prospecting had been done  on. the British side of the line. The  discovery was made by Henry Vinson  an old timer in those parts. He is  making sluice boxes tb start washing.  The gold was seen by the correspondent and he states that the indications  for good diggings are the best he has  ever seen.  The gold is found ih a very peculiar  position. It is in the bed of the creek.  There is first a stratum of gravel, than  a foot of clay and underneath the clay  is more gravel. In the top of this  under stratum of gravel the gold has  been found. How far it goes down has  not yet been determined owing to the  water.  Ten years ago two men named Rup-  pert and McPhee took out $10 a day  for about two months on this same  creek where it empties into Rock creek  but when they came to the clay and  found nothing in it they never thought  of going below. It appears that there  must have been two washes. At the  time of writing only three locations  were; made on the American side.  , There is about four miles of the Baker  creek , in Canadian territory., It has  been worked over here and there for'  surface diggings but going below the  clay is a new departure. The creek  goes nearly dry in the fall but at pres- ���  ent there is plenty of water.  THE   CITY   COUNCIL.  The regular meeting of the City  Council was held in the Courthouse On  Monday evening. Mayor Wood pre-  'sided and the following aldermen were  present: Aid. Galloway, Kerr, Paton,  Barrett and Phelan.  A. Campbell Reddie, Deputy Provincial Secretary, informed the council  that the Greenwood hospital account  of $30 for the care of an indigent sick  miner had been accepted b3'" the government and that the government  agent would pay the same.  Aid. Barrett introduced the Ward'  By-Eaw. It divides the city into East  and West wards, Copper street being  the boundary between the two wards.  The B)r-Eaw was passed through its  several stages and now stands for final  reading.  Aid. Galloway pointed out the importance of organizing a volunteer fire  department under the By-Eaw, passed  by the council and it was decided to  call a public meeting on Monday evening. Aid. Barrett offered the use of  his'hall for the meeting and the offer  was-accepted.  Isaac Syme, of Mayville, North Dakota, one of the shareholders in the  Winnipeg mine, is visiting- the district.  Cuban, Union Jack,  British  Mer chant,     Stars     and  Stripes, E)tc, Etc, Btc  FI.RE WO RKS  ' ���   AT.  ���     ,  ... SMITH:&. McRAE'S,  Books, Stationery, Wall Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD    :  "���:    B.C.  DelicioLis  BUB  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  n. E. f RAZEE,  Hamill Block  Copper Street.    ,  NOTICE  T\T OTICE is hereb3T given that, sixty daj^s  JLjL from the date hereof, I intend to apply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following-'described land, situate in the Oso3;-oos Division  of Yale, District, B. C, viz.: Commencing- at  the south east corner of Frederick Haussener's  pre-emption ou Boundary creek, thence east 40  chains, thence north 40 chains, thence west .40  chains, thence south 40 chains to the place of  commencement, containing- 100 acres more or  less. FREDERIC. HAUSSENER.  Dated at Greenwood  B. C.. June 2, 1898.     92  MINERAE   ACT,   1896.  - "Certificate of improvements..  NOTICE.  CO. D. Mineral Claim, situate in the ' Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located: Deadwood camp, north of the  Sunset Mineral claim.  TAKE Notice that. I, Robert Donagin, free  miners's certificate No. 14074A,'iutehd, sixty  daj^s from the date hereof, to appl3r 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, undei  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of June, 1898. ,-  95-8  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  '-.'������'        NOTICE.  PHCENIX Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River   mining- division of Yale district.  .   Where located : Greenwood camp.  TAKE notice that Ave, C. E. Gait,, free  miner's certificate No. 351 A; Robert  Denzler, free miner's certificate No. 14025 A;  Thos. Tigrhe, free 'miner's certificate No. 14024  A; Franklin Farrell, fr.ee miner's certificate No. 50 A, and W. T. Smith, free  miner's certificate, No. 14046 A; intend,  sixty da3rs from the date hereof, to appl3* to the  Mining- Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must.be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 9th day of June. 1898. 92-9  MINERAE    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  GEM (fractional) mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining- division of Yale district  Wherd located : Deadwood camp.  AKE   notice   that    we,   John   Dunn, .free  miner's certificate No. 25866; E. A. Bieleu  berg-,   free miner's   certificate   No.  29,867, and  Maiw   Garland,   free   miner's   certificate   No.  14117 A; intend, sixty davs from the date hei-eof,  to apply to  the Mining-Recorder for a certifi-.  cate  of improvements, for  the  purpose -of ob  taiuiug- a  Crown grant of the above claim. '  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 3rd dav of June. 189S. 92-9  T  ..*��� '.-.7. .,,���!_>:.?���. v>^��� a -^  [L. S.].       THOS. R. McINNES.   " ���   .  . "  . CANADA.  PROVINCE OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  King-dom  of   Great   Britain   and  Ireland,.  :, Queen, Defender of the Faith,,&c, &c, &c  To   all   whom   these presents   shall    come,������(��� ��$  GREETING.  A   PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Eberts,  ���;..'/ IITHEREAS We arede-  ,Attorne3--General. f  M.M.    sirous and resolved,  as soon as ma3r be, to meet Our People of Our  Province of British  Columbia,   and   to   have  their advice in  Our Legislature, We do make  kiicnvu our Royal Willand Pleasure to call a  new Legislative Assembty of Our said   Province; and do  further declare  that, by the advice of Our Executive Council of British Columbia, We have this day given orders for issuing-Our Writs in due form, for calling- a new  Legislative! Assembly for Our , said  Province,  which Writs are to bear date on  the seventh  da3r of June, instant, and to be returnable on or  before the thirty-first da.y of Aug-ust next.  In  Testimony  Whereof We   have  caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent, aud the  Public Seal of the said  Province1 to be hereunto affixed :  Witness, the Honorable Thos.  R.   Mclnnes,   Lieutenant-Governor  of    Our  said Province of British Columbia,  in Our  ' City of Victoria, in  Our said  Province, this  seventh da3^ of June, in the 3Tear of Our Lord  one   thousand   eig-ht  hundred   and 'ninety-'  eig-ht, and in the sixty-first 3Tear of OurReig-n.  By Command.  B. H.FYRWHITT DRAKE,  Reg-istrar of the Supreme Court.  Provincial Secretary's Office.  8th June, 1898.  HIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor  has been pleased to appoint Leonard  Norris, Esquire, Government Ag-ent, to be  Returning- Officer for the East Riding- of Yale  District; and  ��� His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor has  bean pleased to appoint and declare the Court  House. Vernon, to be the place for the nomination of candidates for election to the Legislative Assembly in the East Riding- of Yale  Electoral District. 93-4  [L. S.]        THOS. R. McINNES.  CANADA.  PROVINCE  OF  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  King-dom of Great Britain aud Ireland,  Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, &c, &c.  To all to whom these Presents shall come.���  Greeting.  - D. M Eberts, J T XJHEREAS it is ad-  Attorn e3'-General, ' X* visable to esiablish  the following- poll ing- plases iu the several and  respective Eelcctoral Districts hereinafter  named.  NOW KNOW YE tuat, by virtue of the authority contained in the ki Provincial Elections  Act," the Lieutenaut-Governor in Council declares that the following- polling- places shall  be, and the3r are. hereb3r, established for the  several Electoral Districts, the names of which  are set opposite such polling- places, respective^, that is to sa3* :���  POLLING PLACES.    ELECTORAL  DISTRICT.  Rossland.... ]  Trail  |  Greenwood!  | West Kootenay���  Grand Porks   Midwa3r   Cascade City ,  In Testimony Whereof We have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and the  Great Seal of British Columbia to be hereunto  affixed : Witness, the Honorable Thos. R.  Mclnnes, Lieutenant-Governor of Our said  Province of British Columbia, in our Cit3- of  Victoria, iu our said Province, this fifteenth  da3r of June, in the 3'ear of Our Lord one  thousand eig-ht hundred and uinet3--eigiitr  and iu the six^v-first year of Our Reig-n.  B3- Command.  ,    A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,  94-3 Deputy Provincial Secretaiw.  Rossland iRiding. w  SS--','!  i  !     ...��  ��?'"8  1-  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps, From this  new   town   roads   lead   to  ; TjC  IJC_  Jl/ i  \f J I  T^y.! i  Lots  are  selling  freely   and  are  a  good  investment  -o-  For-price of Lots and other information, address  >d or C/ S,  Greenwood City, Boundary  apply  to  the Agents %  i,  i  v?  a ri-'M1 ���'�����  M  li!  ���    5"; '���  f .{. '-  f  Take heed lest ye, fall by the way/ Let caution guard you against  making., any rash contracts on spicy and well^planned,, promises,  Rather? reflect on the past and -when this array of invaders  visit the city bear  in mind the  defeated  charter,  i  est suit ��� or ne  In the excitement of the coiv.  test should you lose your hat  soil your shirt disfigure your  a pair of  good stout piccadilly  point  toe shoes for the conflict  as you may need to do some  kicking,, do not overlook the fact  we are m a position to give you the  best  value for your money on any of  ;se it

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