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 PUBLISHED AT  CITY, BX  ��r^TO?3TC^^ agg&maBBsSM  k-W??  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps, From this  new   town  roads  lead   to   the  SUMMIT,  ELLINGTON   and   SMITH  OAMRS  Lots  are selling freely  and  are a  good investment  For price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood of G S/ Gallowayy  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B.C.  Or apply to the Agents s  C. F.  COSTERTON,  Vernon, B.C  A. K.  STUART, Vancouver.  /-���I  .-11  ' �������� A Weekly Paper: published ill the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District  Vol, II,  GREENWOOD CITY, B,C��� SATURDAY JULY ,3 1897,  43  No, 17.  m  II  m  Mm  THE   GOLDEN   CROWN.  Boundary Creek's Le Roi���A Claim with a Won;  derfuT Showing ��� Nine   Ledges   of   High  Gjade Ore ��� The Company's Work.  ��Sfii^E ventured to predict in the issue of The Times  of October 10th of last year that within 18  months from that:date the Golden Crown  would be worth many times the price then  asked by the owner for the property. But half  the time mentioned has elapsed and we have  the satisfaction of seeing that the prediction  has been literally and fully fulfilled. Although  in no sense can the Golden Crown yet be  termed a mine, the work as carried out up to  the present time by the Brandon & Golden  Crown Mining Co., under the capable management of Mr. G. H. Collins, the managing director, and Mr.  W. J. Porter, the superintendent, has been of so eminently  encouraging a character that it would certainly be difficult  to find a prospect, either in Boundary Greek or indeed in  any other camp in British Columbia, the equal of the company's property in Wellington camp. This, we are willing  to concede, is a sufficiently broad statement, but it is based  upon showings that are exceptionally promising enough to  warrant enthusiasm expressed in even more extravagant  ��� terms. . . '.   v,- ���  On Monday a representative of The Times had the pleasure of accompanying Mr. Collins on a  visit  to  the  Golden  Crown.    After  a  delightful ride���for the rain had laid the  dust and a breeze from  the  north  moderated  the  temperature to a comfortable degree of  coolness���the  unmistake-  able sound of picks striking rock gave evidence (writes our  representative) that we were approaching  our destination.  Soon we came to a place where a long open  cut  had  been  made, Mr. Collins explaining that here they had decided to  look for the Winnipeg lead, which had been uncovered only  a short time before higher up.    As we came up  the  miner  rested from his work to jubilatingly announce that he " had  just struck it.    Sure enough, conspicuous  from  the brown  dirt was a solid mass of scintillating pyrrhotite ore���a sight  .which Mr. Collins viewed with   much  satisfaction.    It was  for  this  Winnipeg  ledge  that Billy Porter,   the  original  owner of the claim, searched without success for so long a  time, and it is quite certain that had he found it previous to  the purchase of the property by the present owners the comparatively low price he  received  would  not  have  tempted  him to part with his property.    In the first  hole  where the  Winnipeg-ledge is uncovered the ore body is fully   five  feet  wide and some astonishingly high assays have been obtained therefrom.  The writer was next taken to various shafts and open  cuts whereby in all nine distinct and parallel leads had  been opened. The ore is materially the same in each lead���  auriferous pyrrotite and copper pyrites, with a quartz  gangue. This ore assays from $50 to as high as $600, some  of the pyrrhotite being extraordinarily rich though doubtless the more permanent and unvariable values will be  found with increased depth when, as there is already evidence to show, the sulphides disappear and the ore becomes  more silicious. For this assumption the analogous case of  the I^e Roi mine at Rossland may be not inaptly quoted.  The principal work now being prosecuted upon the Golden  Crown is centred in a prospect tunnel which is being driven  so as to cut five leads, the existence  whereof  surface  work  has indicated. On Monday the tunnel had reached a distance of 110 feet, and it was estimated the men were working within a few feet of one of the leads which it was aimed  to cut; at any rate the rock^as is often the case when  forming the wall of an ore body���in the tunnel at this distance is intensely hard, and consequently for the last few  days the company's blacksmith has had a busy time of it  keeping up with the demand for newly-sharpened drills. A  man who works from 5 or 6 in the morning till 11 at night  at his anvil verily earns his pay, however liberal it may be.  It must hot be omitted to mention, by-the-way, that when  the tunnel was in about 70 feet a blind lead of very fine ore  was struck, the assays being' quite up to the high grade  average value of the products of the Golden Crown.  And how something of the Company itself : It  is  hardly  necessary to dwell upon a fact so well known as the business  abilities of the gentlemen forming the  directorate board of  the. Brandon & Golden  Crown  Mining  Co.    Indeed^ many  have served the country in such high  positions of trust-and  responsibility   that   other  recommendations  are   entirely '  superfluous.    Nevertheless mining is a business in exactly  the same sense as any commercial  enterprise,.; and  it is a  point worth noting that no matter  how  intrinsically valuable a property may be, no matter how rich the ore or how  large the vein, if business methods are hot employed, if the  management is not composed of honest and, capable  men,  the shareholders will suffer,  because  the, best results' will  not be obtained from the mine.    From a visit to the Golden  Crown one is at.once assured that  business  men  in  every  sense of the words have the direction of affairs.   The buildings are substantial, comfortable  and  good ; the.''men  are  well housed, and let anyone go and enjoy  the  privilege  of  sitting down to dinner with them testify how well fed ; the  company's miners and employes are as fine a set of men as  one could wish to meet���in fact the company are- to be congratulated in securing the services  of  such  men  as  Mon-'  aghan, once superintendent of  the  Poorman   (Idaho),   and  I^ynch, one of the successful team in recent drilling-contests.  Moreover we have the best authority for stating every cent  of money  subscribed  by  shareholders  is  legitimately  expended in development work.    None of the  company's  officers receive huge  salaries,   and  economy���-not  parsimony,  however���-is the principle animating the directorate.  Hence  shareholders have the satisfaction  of  knowing  that  their  money is not being fraudulently spent nor  going  into   the  pockets of unscrupulous company promoters.   ;  The programme devised for the development of the Golden  Crown is to drive the. present tunnel in 300 feet, which will  give a maximum depth of 100 feet from: the surface, and  thereby discover the most desirable spot for sinking-. When  the Winnipeg ledge has been uncovered, a shaft is to be  sunk to a depth of 300 or 400 feet, and the company are now  arranging- for the purchase of an air-compressor of five-drill  capacity, although for a time only two drills will be utilized. Wheu this work is completed the question will be  proved beyond doubt whether the Golden Crown is as wonderful and as promising a property as the surface indication would seem to show. Meanwhile the people of Boundary Creek have the liveliest faith in the future of the claim,  and the first issue of shares at 10c, limited to  75,000,   were  sold within a few days ; at 15c. the demand is still great.  The Brandon & Golden Crown Mining Co. are also devel-'  oping" the Calumet, a claim north of the Winnipeg, 600 by  1,500 ft. When the owners of the Calumet located the claim  they intended it should join the Golden Crown ; but through  an error in measurement the fraction was left open, which  gave Mr. Mcintosh his fortunate opportunity. The Calumet has the same fine showing" of pyrrhotite and the work  so far done thereon has been most encouraging.  :M  /  S��MBiSiB^^  ����{����!�� SHEER!  ��a��jj  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  r TMtM.WtJ^/JMM'^JgeWCHajgJlWBJMWUilt^^WMrSTfgCTr  AN   IMPORTANT   DEAL.  If the  influx of expert mining men  and the representatives  of capital is  any  criterion of the opinion   held regarding the future  of  a mining  district, the citizens of Greenwood should  not feel  despondent  over  any  disappointing railway news.    Probably this  ...   week f urntshed a larger quota of visitors than did any other since Boundary  Creek   became   known   as   a   mining  district.    Nearly   every   day's   stages  brought one or more prominent mining  men, whose object is to acquire prop-  orty for themselves or their principals.;  Such experienced mining men; as  Mr.  Eancaster Hobbs,   of the  Hall   Mines  Exploration  company,   Dr. Powell   of  Victoria,  and Mr.  A. H.   Woodhouse,  oach   representing,.-an ��� English   sy'ndi-  .���.ate, .^ do      not    spend    time      in    a  '"���'district unless they feel assured that it  lias a future before it. Deals are being  negotiated, and one which will be'.sure  to  bring considerable capital into the  district has been closed.  Mr. Woodhouse, who is a mining ex-  cpert of long experience and who .'represents;' an English syndicate, has closed  ���.with Mr.   E.  A.  Bielenburg an agreement by which his syndicate are to develop and.secure an interest in the Anaconda   group   of   claim's   located   in  Deadwood  camp.    They   are  situated  -   about -three and one-half  miles' from  Greenwood on the west slope of Boundary  Creek.    The   group   includes   the  Anaconda,   Kootenay    and   Columbia  ���claims.    While the terms of the agree-"  . -.:lent will not"be made public for some  lime,;,; -it   is   learned   from   a   reliable  .source that the-syndicate secures a half  interest  in this  very promising group,  1.>y ��� making a large  cash payment  to  Mr. Bielenburg   and by  completing a  stipulated    amount     of    development  work, one condition being that the syndicate must begin active and continuous work on the property as soon as the  papers are signed, and expend at least  $1,000 each month until the stipulated  amount of work is completed, when, if  the  company  considers   the   property  justifies the expenditure a further payment is made to Mr. Bielenburg.  This arrangement should not only be  i very advantag-eous one for Mr. Biel-  onburg- but for the whole district, as it  secures the expenditure of considerable  money,. and, what is /'more important,  -.���nsures the development of .promising  -property in the district.  The Anacondd group is favor ably  located. The claims are immediately  north of the Great Hope and Marguerite and northeast of the Sunset and  the Mother lode. The G. A. R. claim  -. if the Boundary Creek Mining and  Milling- company adjoins the Anaconda. The claims were located by  Mr. Bielenburg- some two years ag*o,  :i.nd he expended about $750 in development work, with the result that on the  Anaconda an enormous vein of copper  - -re has been uncovered, being- over 100  feet in width and running the whole  length of the claim -1500 feet. The  various openings on the vein have been  '.horoug-hly tested, an average assay  from the whole being more than satisfactory.  On the Kootenay are three distinct  bodies of sulphides from three to four  feet wide and assaying- from $2.06 to  .-\37.50. On the Columbia onl}' one  shoot has been uncovered, leaving exposed about four feet of solid sulphides,  one assay going $10.55.  The work to  be undertaken by the  syndicate  will  consist  chiefly of tunnelling on the Anaconda and Kootenay'  and sinking on the Columbia.  ^S  j  A  e  ��������� ,-���  a  SPORTING   GOODS.  i  | Boxing Gloves,  I Lacrosse Sticks,  Sit-     Sit.     Sit-  -'p?      -'IP"     v'p~  Dumb Bells,  Tennis Goods,  Indian Clubs,  Punching Bags,  41 Cricket Supplies,  Victor and Remington Bicycles,  a  " .*.-..��� ������������������ tr  e  r  s  ���  e  v  TISBAL��L��,  Vancouver,  ^>~0<o>-ei^t>>'��^o>'��^e>'O<t��p-aM��^oAB>'O<e<'O<9>-Q^9^9^o>-oMo*-o<s^��<a>'*^ot'O-*o>-a-<a>-o^9>-��-i��>-OMo>a^o>.9-<ai3  "^sap^i  "3&.  r��r  W  t  11'iin ii i aga  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  A. R. Tillman.  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  S&fcr.  Anaconda. ELC;-  Manufacturers of Rough and Dressed  ��<  fliilnfffnMlWTfiinh  ShinMes/ Lath^ -Mouldings* Sash and Doors.  Sit-     Sit. .   Sit-  -'IP"     -'IP"     lip"  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  J. Kerr.  J. P. Fi,ood.  GREENWOOD. GRAND rORKS. & MIDWAY.  Meat delivered at Rock Creek and all Mining" Camps.  rEMflapogrero^ugATra��ffiga��OTangaHm  giffwifiwffu)i')BiwjfiJTjfffli r^'T^ ii**iw^vfiff^f*l'ujlriTiMT,nTifWTr,*"*��f*"*yaf*wwji  Sk ,   S&     Sit.  -'ip      -'ip      -'ip  Patronize home industry and the only co-operative Flour Mill in the  Province by using our  Our Mill is fitted throughout with  the latest\ improved machinery  and  is  in  charge of a thoroughly experienced miller.  Ask  for  our  Flour  and keep  the  money   in  the  district.  e^O-4��>-��-��5>0<3��-0-4  The 01��an Flour Mills Co., Ltd.  I B.C.  bi  J. PIERCY & CO.,  25, 27, 29   YATES STREET,  ICTORIA,    v    B,G  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing Manufacturers.  ���t- ^r  *A.  ir  TV  v - I  ?  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES,  THE   LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORSHIP  Certain   provincial conservative papers  have   been   engaged   in   the   unprofitable   though interesting work of  selecting- -for the  I/aurier government  a  lieutenant-governor for British Columbia.    Several prominent politicians  have been chosen b}r these organs, but  they never selected the gentleman who  has the first claim to the position. The  reason for this oversight is not hard to  find.   ;Mr. William Templeman, of the  Victoria Times, fought for the liberal  party in  British Columbia when there  were scarcely a dozen to support him.  He  continued to   fight,  however,  and  although he met with defeat, he had  the satisfaction of seeing the principles  which he so warmly espoused triumph,  and to see his political friends in the  province profit through his efforts.'..-, In  political battles it often  happens that  the   defeated   ones   in   the   victorious  party are those who most deserve success, and so long as the public interest  is not sacrificed we hold that, it is the  duty of the successful party  to honor  those who have honorably fought for  the right. ! ���  It would not be in the public interest,  and therefof e not in the interests of  the liberal party, for the dominion  government to appoint as lieutenant-  governor of ���this province any political  friend whose only hope for appointment is one of political expediency.  Mr. Templeman is' a representative  British Columbian, a gentleman . who  will dignify the office, whose character  is above reproach, and whose years of  actual service are well worthy of recognition. If the government will only  recognize the fact that it is expedient  to do what is right, then Mr. William  Templeman , will be the next lieutenant-governor of British Columbia.  PROVINCIAL  MINERALOGIST.  After  spending- over  two  weeks  in  examining  the  properties    in   all   the  camps in Boundary Creek district Mr.  W. A. Carlyle, the provincial mineralogist,  left  on  Wednesday   for Grand  Forks,   where   he^ will  remain   a  few  days to examine the properties in that  vicinity.    During  his  visit  here   Mr.  Carlyle secured a mass of valuable information  regarding the district  and  its different camps.    His unassuming  wajrs and gentlemanly bearing won for  Mr. Carlyle the admiration and respect  of miners and'mine owners  in the district.    His   work  was made easier by  the  fact  that   there were  many   who  knew   the   different   camps    that volunteered    to   show   him   around.    Mr.  Cartyle is very properly guarded in his  expressions regarding mining districts,  but it is difficult even for  a provincial  mineralogist to visit Boundary Creek  and not get enthusiastic.    It is almost  safe   to  presume that  his report will  prove a splendid advertisement for the  district.      Mr.  Carljde g-oes directly to  Rossland   from Kettle  river   and will  spend   some    weeks   in   the  wilds   of  the L-ardo district.    He  then   proceeds  to Cariboo,  g-oing in towards the Ora-  ineca, and   working- out towards Ashcroft.     He does not expect to return to  the coast before December.  Mr. W.. J. Armstrong, of Vernon, has  been spending the week in the district.  Rossland.  Greenwood.  LIMITED   :LIABILITY.  (Hedf (Brfdfe <xnh (|titnitt<$ (^tofttts,  Financial & Insurance Agents  GEO.   R. ...NADEN,",'Manager  p.*^wwwwiir*H^^���~.*M-^n^^^^"T?~z7^^ 'ii ��� 'M nann r i i ftta miW ***** thd Jiflw  H.   HALLETT,  a . i ������ i     ���''���'     " ���"  QlfattiBfe?, Jlqficitor,  ' NOTARY    PUBLIC.    '  ,',' K   GREENWOOD,   O.O.  B^pW.   JAKES,   M.D., CM.,  Resident  Physician to Kettle  River  District.  Office       :       :       Greenwood, B.C.   ���    O,.'    .   '     ���������          '   ' ; '  ;   P. McLEOD,    "  Barrister, and Solicitor. '  ,    Midway, B. C.  CD  O  J^L  V  r  Ui  cq  a:  0  CO  -H>  Co  +->  LU  . ^  ,Q  TJ  ��  C  ' r>  (3  0  0}  8}  c  55  O  Tt  O)  +-��  V.  o  p.  05  -. ������ e-  en   rj  a>  v. -n  ��   a>  w'.S  o   E  aj   en  < .2  IKS.  bs  5=1  ?��  *S ,  (*>  <  -. ���*->  3.a.  .Mm-  ��� ���Ffbo  ^   P  O  <  Patent Medicines*  Toilet Soaps*  Etc, Etc,  J  MIDWAY  B. C,  E. f RAZEE,  ��� I-I'aS  JUST   OPENED   A  CHOICE   LINE  OF  J3gfflm��s9      ^      IPflj})��s9  y  *  8S$'  &4  Our  comfortable   Club   rooms   will   be  opened in a few days.-���^Hamill Block.  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.  IT4  iWj��^wTWWiavwrwBaB.-<  Office, Store, and Saloon Fixtures  a specialty  Plans and Specifications  made and  Esl imate*  given.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A.  II.   A.   GUESS,   M.A.  Assayefs & Cheniists,  'Thorpug-hl3' familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assaj's and aualj'ses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.  -Greenwood, -B. C.  'prORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Euyiiiecrs,  AND  CIVIL ENGINEER,  '��� (Jtofftrg-QpUfiftC��� MIDWAY,     B.C.  JOHN   A.    CORYELL,   a.m., b.c.a.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  .Irrigation Projects, Engineering- and Surye\'  Work, "with plans'and Estimates in atn'portion  of the province, i.mmediatel\r attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion; of Oso^'obs  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  QMARLES AE. SMAW,  Givil    Engineer,  ��omimon anb  (pvoioinciai &anb ^ur^e^or.  GREENWOOD,   ';.-.'     B.C.  SITTINGS of  the .County   Court   of   Yale  will he liokleu as follows :  At Midway, on  Saturdaj'-,   the  31st  of July, 1897.  At Grand  Forks,  on. Monday, the  2nd of August, 1897.  At the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon respectively.  By command.  W.   G.   MCMYNN,  Governnient Oflice, . d.k.c.c.  Midwa\-, June 1st, 1S97. 39-4  ASSAYER4*-  GREENWOOD     -     -B.C.  5 �����  L  Si=;  iimMB^iMwgsia^gWi^JB'aiia^^  1?iTra5SS5n3ffiH3SBSS THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  4<  ANACONDA  CELEBRATION.  h'���:���'���  ft ���",,:  iv'-fa':,./:'-  .���M'v'if.'-:'-'-'���'  Canada's national holiday, the day  on which the provinces were confederated into a dominion, was celebrated  with considerable enthusiasm at Anaconda. The residents of the town were  of course present, and these were augmented by a large number from Greenwood, Midway, and from the surrounding district. The sports were well  contested, and the chief interest centered in the drilling contest and the  baseball match. The committee in  charge was composed of the following  gentlemen : F. J. Miller, chairman;  W. M. Law, J. W. Eind, G. H. Ford,  Eewis Hind.  HORSE   RACES.  At 10 a. m. the horse racing began.  The first race was a half-mile dash,  open to all comers. There were three  entries : E. "Stone's Midget, E-Brewster's Briney, and J. K. H ll's ,Pat.  Midget, an Okanagoii horse, ,,won;'easily,-Pat'being second..  There were four entries ih the saddle   race':     McClung-'s   Star,' Stack's  Mack,  Eady  Brewster's .Briney,  and King-'s  Briney won easily, Mack  King.  being second, and Star third.  McClung  Mrs. Winters and Mrs  were the onlyvcontestants in the ladies'  saddle race. Mrs. Winters rode Briney,  while Mrs. McClung had charge of the  snug-ly built bay which carried her tb  victory at Greenwood. Briney appeared  to be the faster horse, but the winning  post was reached before he g-ot down to  work, and consequently the race went  to Mrs. McClung.     '  obaseball match.  Lovers of America's national game  -witnessed a well played match in the  afternoon, when the Greenwood and  Anaconda  teanis crossed bats  on  the  latter's grounds.  Considering the fact  that both teams have had but little  practice there were but few errors, and  excellent ball was played during the  five inniiig-s. Mr. J, W. Eind made an  impartial referee.  Greenwood won the toss and went to  bat. Coryell, who pitched for the Anaconda team, was rather unsteacby in.  the first inning and consequently the  Greenwood team made four runs, Campbell bringing- the men in with a hit  that sent the ball over the trees at the  lower end of the field. Mitchell, who  was behind the bat, plajred a careful  game for Anaconda throughout the  entire match.  When An aconda went to bat Medill,  who was in the pitcher's box, -threw.a  swift ball .which was difficult to find,  and consequentry only one of the Anaconda players reached first base. M.  E. Miller, catcher for the Greenwood'  team, played an excellent ..game, free  from errors; and to him and to the  pitcher must a great deal of credit be  tnven for winning-, the match.  Greenwood secured five runs in the  second inning, and Anaconda returned  the compliment by piling- up the same  number. In the third Greenwood  secured four and Anaconda one. Then  Coiwell g-ot down to work and two successive whitewashes was the result.  Greenwood returned the compliment in  the fourth inning; but in the fifth Medill, who has but little training, failed  to pitch as stead iUr as in the first inning's, and consequently Anaconda  secured four runs, when the scoring-  was stopped by a well manipulated  double play.    The score stood thirteen  to ten, in favor of Greenwood.  Below are the teams :  GREENWOOD.  ANACONDA.  Miller, M. E.,  '..C.":-:.  Mitchell.  Medill,        .....':  Sterrett,  2ndb.  Coryell.  Porter.  Campbell,  Spence,  Miller, Geo.,  C'f. ���  3rdb.  s. s.  Birnie.  Keightly.  Greedom  Smith,  Ratcliffe,  r. f.  1st b.  Kay.  Miller, F. J.  Martin,  1. f.  Law.  DRILLING  CONTEST.  While the finale of the drilling contest was anything but satisfactory the  work of the first team was one of the  prettiest exhibitions and well worth  going miles to see. Dennis Clune and  Jack Sullivan, two of the miners in the  Sunset mine, drilled together for fifteen minutes without a hitch, without  a mishit and without any delay to mar  the uniformity of their work. The  drills were changed without the striker  having to wait a fraction of a second,  and the men changed from drilling to  turning without any noticeable loss of  time. The drills worked fairly well,  but a number of them proved unequal  to the test of piercing the hard granite  through which they were being, forced.  In the: last minute the drill broke square  off,'-arid- it was impossible,to force the  piece of steel into the rock. The men  were loudly applauded, however, when  it became known that iirfif teen minutes  they had drilled 31j^ inches. Considering the fact that the drills were not.  the best and that the rock was a hard  one the work of Clune and Sullivan  was by far the best yet witnessed in  Boundary Creek .district.  J. Hoffstetter and McDowell were  their opponents. Unfortunately they  had not drilled together before and  had only entered to make a match.  They made good headway for the first  three minutes although Hoffstetter had  missed the drill several times. Then  his excitement the hammer missed ���  and   struck  Mc-  full force.    A big  m  the   drill  altogether  Dowell's wrist with  piece of flesh was torn from the wrist,  which bled profusely. The contest had  to be abandoned, and Dr. Jakes attended to the wounded man. It will be  some time before McDowell is able to  use his arm.  TUG-OF-WAR. ' -. ���     .        v  Anaconda boasts of her strong men,  but their endurance never had a seyerer  test than the tug-of-war. Greenwood  had: no, team ready, but rather than,  have no contest ten volunteers were  secured, and for seven minutes they  kept the Anaconda strongmen tugging  and straining to keep the slight advantage they had secured. When time  was called the ribbon was a little over  two inches on the Anaconda's side of  the line.    The teams were as follows :  Greenwood���A.  McKenzie,   captain;  D. Biwant, anchor; F. Shonquist, A.  McDonald, E. Shonquist, Smith, J.  Hoffstetter, M.E. Miller, Franzen, S.  Emerson, J. Dick.  Anaconda���F. J. Miller, captain; N.  Tholl (anchor), V. Swanson, P. Jack-  man, J. Gilfillan, T.   Murphy, J. Reid,  E. McDonald, M. Kay, J. Jackman,  King".  BALI,  AND   BANQUET.  The celebration was brought to a  close by a grand ball in Wilson's hall,  where an enjoyable night was spent,  the floor being smooth and the music  excellent. At midnight an appetizing-  supper was served.  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  ELKHORN Mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining- division of Yale  district.   Where located : Providence camp.  Take notice that I, Charles L. Thomet, free  miner's certificate No. 81,136, intend, sixty da}rs  from the date hereof, to appl3T 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 befere the issuance of such certificate���of improvements.  Dated this 11th day of June, 1897. 41  Land Act Amendment Act, 1896.  NOTICE  IS hereb3r given that sixty days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- described lands, situated in the Osoyoos 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,  tlience west 46 chains, thence south 36 chains,  thence east 46 chains to ' point of commencement, containing-160 acres more or less.  Midway, B.C., H.   LAMB.  June 24th, 1897. , :   42-8  Land Act Amendment Act, 1896.  NOTICE  IS hereb3r given that sixty days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions qf 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 by  Prather Bros, in White Lake valley, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north SO chains, thence west 80 chains to- point  of commencement, containing- 640 acres or less  wiiatmavbe occupied.  May 4th, 1897.  , JOHN DOUGLAS.  39-8   ,  NOTICE  IS hereb3r given that sixt3'- da3rs after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands arid Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following-  described laud, situated in the Oso3^oos division  of Yale, district, in the Province of British Columbia : Commencing- at a post about 200 feet  uortherl;/ of present coal seam shaft worked by  Prather Bros, in White Lake yalle3r, thence,  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains 'to point  of commencement, containing- 640 acres or less  what may be occupied. I.  THOMPSON.  May 4th, 1897. ' 39-8  NOTICE  IS hereb3r given that sixty- da3-'s- after date I  intend to appl3-" t'6 theChief Camtiiissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase  all the,unoccupied portions of the following- described laud, situated in the Oso3rops division  of Yale district, in the Province of British Columbia : Commencing-at a post about 200 feet  northerly of present coal seam shaft worked by  Prather Bros, in White Lake -valley, thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains to point  of commencement, containing- 640 acres or less  what ma3T be occupied. J. C. McLAGAN.  May ,4th, 1897. 39-8  NOTICE  IS hereb3r g-iveu that sixt3r da3-s after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- described land, situated in the Oso3roos division  of Yale district, in the Province of British Columbia : Commencing- at a post about 200 feet  northerly of present coal seam'shaft worked by  Prather'Bros, in White Lake valle3', thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, tlience  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains, to point  of commencement, containing-640 acres or less  what may be occupied. ROBERT WOOD.  May 4th, 1897. , ' 39-8  Tlie Boundary Creeli  IS prepared to: furnish Charcoal in lots from  two bushels to atu- quantit\- required. We  g-uarautee to deliver Charcoal at the Mines in  as g-ood condition as if burnt at the Mines, and  cheaper. Charcoal that will not stand delivery-  is not -worth having-, as it is lifeless.  1,000 BUSHELS ON HAND.  Boundary  Creek   Charcoal  Co.  Office at Greenwood Drug- Store.  Crown Grants.���When applying for  crown g-rants, request that the   advertising   thereof   be  published   in   The-  Boundary Creek Times,���the mining  paper of the district. ���  ilimisaMMi^imfflKflMijmwttqM^ I  &  Capital, $1,500,000,      2��      1,500,000 Shares, par value $1,00,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,   500,000  Shares,  ���     Officers:  President:   HON.   T.   M,   DALY,, Ex-minister  of Interior.  ��� V,   Vice-President :   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,  Kelly  & Co.,  Brandon,  Man.  Secretary-Treasurer :   W.   L.   QRDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,, B.C.  '/.'/��� > ''��������������� .' .'  Board   of   Directors :  Hon, cJ. N. Kirchoffer, W. A. /^acdbnald, Q.C., Ered. Nation, W. L. Lindsay, Wm. cJohnson,  W. A. Fuller, W. cJ. Porter, and G. Ii. Collins.  Owns  the ���" Golden Grown" mineral claim and has a bond on the "Calumet/* situated in  Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  CAMP   McKSNNEY   NOTES.  [SPECIAL    CORRESPONDENCE.] \  There has been considerable activity  in mining circles at Camp McKinney  during the past week. Development  work on different properties has given  good results and owners are therefore  cheerful.  Among the visitors to the , camp during the week were A. Y. Woodhouse,  the well known mining expert, and  Mr. Powys, of Nelson. They were accompanied, by Mr. C. W. H. Sansom,  who showed them different properties  in the camp. They appeared to be extremely well satisfied with what they  saw, and as they represent a wealthy  syndicate it will not be surprising if a  big deal is consummated shortly.  Major Megraw, of the Minnehaha  Co., is among the satisfied mining men  of the camp. The Big Bug, which his  company has bonded, has shown up  well through development work. A  four-foot ledge of high value has been  uncovered and the richness increases  as depth is attained.  The Ee Roi and the War Eagle, two  smelter propositions owned by J. Cope-  land, are., promising-, properties which  are likely to be bonded in the near  future.  Mr. Booth is pushing development  work on the Victoria and the. results  are extremely satisfactory.  The Cariboo Mining- Co. have their  new compressor plant erected and the  large new boiler will be placed in position in a few days. As soon as this is  done the company will immediately begin to sink below the 200-foot level.  0    Kimberly Camp.  W.   McCurragh and  partners  came  down from Kimberly camp  on   Saturday, after spending two  months doing  assessment work  and  locating   claims  there.  McCurracrh's  cognomen  is  strong- evidence of his nationality, but  if further proof was required it is to be  found in the names which have been  given to the promising claims located,  namely, the Wallace, the Bruce, Middlesex and Forest City. The assessment work has been completed on the  Caledonia, Thistle and HigTiland  Chief. The assessment work has demonstrated that the low gxade surface  ores of Kimberly camp increase in  richness as depth is attained. There  is no heather on the Caledonia, Thistle, and Highland Chief, but there are  strong ore bodies on all of them.  JEER. HOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  Sit.  ft?  Sis..  S&  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  . ' ��� '���*',"���'���' ' ~    < b1.        " ,,  'Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, liquors and Cigars.  ^������-IylVERY  STABI.K  IN  CONNECTION.���   Si��  Sik  ?ip  -Tip  NELSON & TYNAN,  y.  Proprietors,  9  O  SHERBROOKJE, -QUE.  Sit-     Sit-     Sit.  ���7lV�� ftp lip  ���tip-  Sit.     Sit.     Sit-  -IIP"     lip"     ->l?  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air Compressors, Steam .and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  Supj)lies.    Prompt deliver}' from Rossland stock.    Send for Catalog-ties.   F.   R.  MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and   Rossland.  ��M*> &j|U ft^b tM$ sMsi 4^3 *M*> iSs 4^3 tMz eMz (Ms, tM$ fM^> <M*, (J^U tM*> fMs 4f��U &&3 A  I  'fill  .4]  vtn 'H  5ggrei��saawgas^jMM-<axsftaiaf^^  wamcmkWMmmM&xnuiKvaKM&gzuxjti  We have on hand a lar^e stock of  >* iviattressesi Pillows* Springs* Cots*  ��es* Rocking Chairs* Bed^room  Suites and Furniture of all descriptions,  We would call your attention to our BOX SPRING and CLIPPER MATTRESSES  JOB   WORK   PROMPTLY   ATTENDED    TO.  *~a*op-o<c*-o-40P-@<o>-a->iei>-6<e  ?5!  I  f.5  I  ft  I'll  a:-1  $ '!  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. ~<ir~n  THE   B O UN D AR Y   C REEK   TIM ES.  s  1st  a  p  " ii'-'  is  ��� fc  QJJountarp ��ree& ^timce  PUBLISHED  BY  THE  TIMES  PUBLISHING  COMPANY.  Subscription, $2.00 per Year, in Advance.  '���  MINERS   and: :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear : :  Ames Holden GOo's  *   **  "Columbia  "Kootenay"  ,        O '   ������  "Vancouver"  All of which are First-class (Foot "Wear.  SATURDAY, JUI/Y .3, .1897.  THE   RAILWAY MUDDLE.  The past week has given the people  of British Columbia an opportunity to  calmly consider the railwayf arce which  was .being- played at Ottawa,  and consequently they are asking for a clearer  interpretation of some of the acts. The  daily papers  which  have correspondents at Ottawa on Thursday, June 11,  published despatches to the effect that  on the day previous there was a meeting of the cabinet, and the government  then decided to grant no aid to the Co-(  lumbia"& Western road.    The day following the despatches told of the row  in  the  railway committee and. of Dr.  Millies'������������ unholy  bargain which  he refused to stand by. Whether Mr. Heinze  or his associates were instrumental in  bringing about the failure in the negotiations between his company and the  representatives of the Victoria,   Vancouver & pastern railway is  impossible  to ascertain,  but the-result of the  failure   should   be   and   no   doubt   is  entirely   satisfactory   to  Mr.    Heinze.  In the past the general public were of  the  opinion   that the  shrewd smelter  man   had.    received    sufficient   favors  from the provincial government ;  now  the public are execrating his rivals and  urging that he be granted further considerations.    While there is strong circumstantial   evidence  that Dr. Milne  and his associate lobbyists have played  the dog in the manger part of the farce  to  perfection there   is  equally strong  proof that the leading man in the show  has acted the  part of the "injured innocent" . with . a realism, that has  deceived his audience.  .From his performances, it is not difficult to   outline Mr. . Heinze's future  plan of action.    Since he has a pliable  provincial government at his back he  'does'not consider time the essence of  anj^ contract he may have made.   During- the last session   of the provincial  legislature his company were granted  a cash subsidy for'one  hundred miles  of railway with   the    condition    that  should   they- accept  this subsidy they  must   relinquish   their   right to  their  land grant for the same distance.    At  the next session of the legislature Mr.  Heinze or his representative will probably be a constant visitor to the lobby  and a most oblig-ing host in the Driard.  He  will   probably  seek   to secure   the  right to the  full land grant as well as  to   the cash    subsidy, and   if   he   can  keep the present tide of public opinion  in the proper direction he will no doubt  accomplish his purpose. Then he will  migrate to Ottawa and there seek a  Dominion subsidy.  We cannot blame the people for  severely criticizing the conduct of those  who attempted to enrich themselves by  making a raid on the dominion exchequer, but we are strongly of the  opinion that because the public feel in  a mood to denounce one company they  should not go to the other extreme and  worship Mr. Heinze. It would be more  consistent and more in the public interest if Mr. Heinze were plainly told  that the representatives of the people  have already granted him large inducements to build the road; that, notwithstanding his failure at Ottawa,  -Dublic interests demanded that he  should live up to his promises, and  that unless.he' did so those who gave  might also take away. *   ,  .   '  When Mr. Heinze first approached  the provincial legislature he was more  moderate in his demands than he is to- ���*  da3r. He asked only a charter; he  would build the road if he secured a  a charter. The charter was granted  him. A short time afterwards he gave  a champagne supper at the Driard.  The lieutenant-governor, members of  the government and a few members of  parliament were present. The supper  was followed by an application for a  land grant. If he received a land grant  he stated that he would surely, build  the road. The legislature gave him a  grant of 20,000 acres a mile, but the'  'members thought at that time that this  was such a liberal donation to a rail-  wa'y company that they imposed a condition that the company should within  six months from the passage of the act  deposit with the provincial government  "a security of $50,000 that the road shall  be built within four years from the  passae-e of the act.  This year the same legislature  granted $4,000 per mile for one hundred  miles conditional upon bona fide and  continuous construction being commenced and carried on within fifteen  months from the passage of the act.  To recapitulate: Mr. Heinze was at  first satisfied with a bare charter, but  he got a land grant and a cash subsidy. It cannot therefore be considered  harsh treatment if he were plainly told  by the public that he foas already received sufficient inducement to build  the road, and unless he does so the  urgent necessity for the opening out of  the district through railway connection demands that he should no longer  remain a barrier in the way.  Looking at the railway question from  a proper point of view, one is forced  to the conclusion that Heinze has  already*- secured more than he at first  demanded, and more than he had at  first expected, and had not the craving  for governmental favors grown to an.  abnormal extent he could' have made  arrangements to begin the construction of the Trail-Penticton road long  ere this.  "Type and Press" is the latest periodical which has been forwarded to us.  It is published by Miller & Richard,  the well known Toronto type founders,  whose object is to advertise their own  large .'business and at the same time  furnish the craft with articles of interest to them. The first number of Type  and Press is a creditable one and its  successors will be welcomed by printers  and publishers.  UDSON'S  -(Incorporated 1670.)���  of Wiiies/    >  /   Liqaors*    ���>   /  and Beety    >  have just come to hand We  are now prepared to supply  large and small orders prompt"  lyv    Our       :X>        3��        3C  m-wmi boot i im "M  wC'      3�� is  tip to   date*  GROCERIES' of the  freshest  are being constantly received.  We make a Specialty oft?5**  English   and   Canadian  TOBACCOS,  CIGARS    and     CIGARETTES.  sit-    sit-    sit-    sit-  -'ip    -'ip~    -'ip~    -'ip  15   5  5 I  iiason s Bay tompaiiy  P.O. Box 64,  -   VERNON, B.C.  Financial and Insurance Agent  *.(rtoforjj (pMc i  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT   FOR  The Sun Infe Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Royal Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & I^aucashire Fire Ins. Co.  Tlie Insurance Company of North America.  The Ivondou & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building- & I/oan Association.  APPRAISER  FOR  The Canada Permanent Iyoan & Savings Co.  (ttotdtg (puBfic, QJMnfoj %��tnt  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office:���Camp  McKinney.  N\B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinitj' for disposal.  wmMxrvm**vK*r*nakn*'ni*>qtfSt^^  TOBrWfffattMBiCT  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICE.  GOI/D DROP mineral claim (1. 1841 g-. 1),  situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district. Where located : "in the  Greenwood camp and adjoining- the Monarch  mineral claim (1. 701 g-. 1).  Take notice that I, John Hirsch, as ag-ent  for F. C. Iunes, free miner's certificate No.  81,264, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 14th day of June, 1897. 41-8  *.&", v^^f/ffl^-fc.'^.w.'VV^  rj*,irT-*Trj-"t-g"vt������  ,-,..  ......JL ���"i>-"'-  t^fi-f    i"      mw/iyy  "���"fr-"riMiniiVii ,'',''��� '���::'r' "J ������'���'���"-:"���'-���."'"  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Established 1862.  8  v  V  r  wry  .^SKKKOKViv*  Manufacturers of Furni-^  ture, Upholstery, etc, 3��  Importers of Crockery, G-lassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throug-hout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, promptly filled, as we have  the  LARGEST-STOCK IN THE PROVINCE.  Sit.     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Carries the Mails, Passeng-ers and Express.  jGST Will sell throug-h Tickets  to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  The Province Publishing Co,,  [Dimited I/iabilit}-.]  Victoria,    ���        ���    Vancouver.  ��� 9  Jewellers and News Dealers,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Watch Repairing- a Specialty.  I  m  life  Mggas^MMI^^  wtlWjWWMMWum.wmjULjtmimjua^ ��� s.  :'K.  ..-.���!.'  ��� ���������.$:  ���������St-:  ' m ���  :;f  V :���. 1% '  '. *,V;  SI  l!--.,-.W  |7.';4��  i^I'  ��� r;';s#.  -.-%  I'l  ���.'���'���������$��:���  K'M  sit  ;#  ij'r-rjt.-:  "   :'-S  r';>��l  '&�����������  ii/--1". -S3  ��� '::m  if.'  .'���:��� &��  ���.'���;��� B8J.  i-.vjgg  .  ft'jy  V."SH  ���Jf-  ������.-:-��  ���V'-'- 85  ���'������.'���'!.'  if  1  ��� 'p  -  ��  '���"i  v'K  T HE   BOU N DAEY   C R E E K   TI ME S.  Volunteer Fire Department.  The executive of the volunteer fire  department have not been idle during  the past few weeks and consequently  Greenwood can now boast  of   an   effi-  , cient fire company   and   a  number  of  ; appliances with which to fight fires. A  meeting of ���the executive was held on  Monday afternoon in Russell & Co.'s  store. The finance committee reported  that the residents of Greenwood had  contributed liberally towards securing  ladders, etc. The company have now  a spliced ladder 32 feet long, one ladder 24 feet long, and a 16-foot roof ladder ; also two axes, a pull-down hook,  24 buckets and a huge triangle for giving the alarm. The triangle will be  placed in position at the pump house,  hear .-Rendell & Co.'s store, and it is  guaranteed to'arouse the most lethargic volunteer. The ladders and buckets will also be placed in  or  near  the  'pump-house. ;  Captain Nelson, yvrth the assistance  of the other officers, selected the members of the departments. All are supposed to-turn out at a fire,, but the following- will be the department proper :  ���    .Captain: J. YT. Neison.  Hook andl^adder Co. : Ivieut. M. I��.  Frazee (in  charge),   E\   Shonquist,   J.  Derosier, J. C. Goupil, A. Woolshleger,  A. Mclveod, R. F. Coates, T. Gulley,  W* Jensen, S. J. Graham and J. Wide-  mark. ,,-��� .: .  Bucket Brigade : First Assistant, H.  B. Munro (in charge), G. R. Naden,  Duncan Ross, L). C. McRae, J. A. Russell, \G. A. Rendell, C. Scott Galloway,  J*L J. Phelan, Otto Dillier, H. H. Huff\  8. Breslauer, Udv Kelly, A, Miller, H.  A. Guess, D. Hicks, F.B, Smith, S}. B.  -.-Simmons, T. Keadyv J. Hamil! and A.  Fis'her..,; "'���  The city was  divided  for  fire  purposes into five wards.    The number of  daps on the gong tells-;the' location  of  the fire : Ward  No.   1   is   Government  street south  from  Greenwood  street;  No. 2, Government  street  north   from  Greenwood  street;   No.   3   is   Copper  street north   from  Greenwood  street;  No.   4   is   Copper  street    south   from  ���Greenwood   street;    No.   5    is  in  the  vicinity of the Saw-mill.    These divisions of course respectively  include all  the properties in the immediate  vicinity.    Three quick taps of  the   gong-   is  de-nal for a meeting- of the department.  The officers decided that the  meetings  should be held the first and third Tuesday of every month. ���  &  A gang of men has been put at work  constructing-   the   wagon    road    from  Greenwood   to   Long-  lake.    Mr.   Cup-  '.'age,   the   road   inspector,   is   anxious  that  the  road   shall rbe  completed  as  speedily as possible.    It is   understood  uUitMr. Leslie Hill, of ihe.Jewel mine,  lias made arrang-ements to supplement  ihe government appropriation   for  the  road by a donation from   his company.  'There   is   only   a   limited   amoi-ut  of  money set apart for the road,   but   Mr.  Cuppage is of the opinion  that   before  the funds are exhausted the   road   will  be sufficient^ good to haul freight over.  A large and  r epr esen tati ve  meeting-  was held at Carson last week and  the railway situation was discussed.  A report of the meeting-was mailed for  publication in last week's Times, but  owing- to some delay in the mails it  only reached this office on Tuesdaj'  last. At the meeting a resolution was  passed urg-ing the Dominion gcvern-  ; ent to aid the construction of the  Victoria, Vancouver & J&astern Railway Co.  wyjm��tf ���vat vm ���ii  RAILWAY   NDWS    HAS    BEEN-:   VERY  DISCOURAGING    THF   PAST   WEEK,  j&&zammz**  T  vvvaMOl^  IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE WITH   US.  OUR BUSINESS IS INCREASING DAILY.  .���ri&B'JHMMMnii'lirai  ��  BECAUSE we are selling goods almost as cheap as railroad  iowns, AND WE ASK NO SUBSIDY!  Ve  do  not  ask  you to  GET OUR PRICE  our word,    Try the rest, then  si&  lit*  S's-  sir,,  -'ip  s^  Sit.  ���7lp  C.  LmJ\^ JL g��L  Sik  *.~***m*Ki..  ui��..��.^^^i^��w^^^j^mi��^T��^����J��j��BIj^^^e��.m^��^^j^  ���^cQ^  QjB*>**-~  ^~*&4El  CONTRACTOR   &;   BUILDER,  Government Street, ��Greenwood, B.C.  -^^^  ���rft��  -?ip  sn  -'ip  Sit.  ���yip  e&��*-~  Store Fronts and Fixtures a Specialty  Hill  ^. iFm.WWtfWIM'l ..WW Ht'g..*M^.��TPM'W.ig��W.��l'���M>U.WIg^��H)M��qry|'^raV^|fWl|W.  STAGE.     LINE...   '   ."  I^eaves  Marcus .....;.   Mondaj-s  and  Thursdays at 1 p.m.  Arrives  Greenwood   Tuesda\rs  and  Fridays at 5 p.m.    .  Iveaves   Greenwood ...... v Wednesday  and  Saturdajr at 7 a.m.  Arrives  Marcus ...Thursday  and  Sunday at 9 a;m.  Attention   Qiven   to   Mail,   Freight   and   Express.  Special  E-   D-   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  ���^^���^r^rs^^<fnNt^^-*^'^mf}ir^  '%4r 4" 4�� ^ 4* 4" 4* 4  *g* 4?pk> *��* *f* f* ***  GREENWOOD   CAA\Pf   BOUNDARY   CREEK  - Pki2jMcr.cru=3i -  ��5est of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  &  First-class Accommodation.     TJJ  LIVERY     STABLE      11SS      CONNECTION  Saddle and Pack Horses provided.  'RAFF  OPRIETOR.  ys  3$  &  'itpULktasaMasmKirnimftigss^asL^  S  Gold Medal Awarded  At B. C. Agricultural Exhibition  1895 and 1896.  Established 1858.  BISCUIT   MANUFACTURE!  Medal Avvakded  Colonial and Indian Exhibition,  Eondou, 1886.  ���  i THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  Wi  CAPTAIN  ADAMS'   RETURN.  Capt. R. C. Adams, of the Midway  Townsite company, reached Greenwood  on Wednesday after spending several  weeks among his company's mines in  Kootenay. Previous to his visit to  Kootenay he spent about four months  in "London where, as has already been  reported, he succeeded in organizing, a  company of influential men for the  purpose of working his many mining  properties in this province. The town-  site of Midway was not included in the  deal but remains under the control,of  the Midway Townsite company.,,  In conversation with a Times representative-Gaptain Adams stated that in  Ivon.don, Montreal, Chicago and other  cities he was surprised to find, so niuch  interest taken in Boundary Creek district. Mining capitalists appeared to  have a surfeit of Kootenay, and all  were turning their attention here.  Greenwood .also appeared to be well  known, on the outside, .and was nearly  always taken as the central point from  which 5other places in the district were  measured. In England, the financial  men were anxious to secure working  bonds1 on properties but would not care  to buy outright. If the owners of property were willing- to assume some risk  they evince a willingness to put trp the  money for development.        /  !  Speaking ��� of railway enterprises,  Captain Adams stated that he in company with others had an interview  with Mr. Heinze in Montreal, and at  that time the latter was almost certain^  of securing the dominion government  subsidy. When in Spokane Captain  Adams waited upon Mr. D. C. Corbin,  and found that he evinced a strong interest in Boundary Creek district and  the reservation. Mr. Corbin appears  to be strongly impressed with the necessity for a railway to open put the  reservation and this district. He told  Captain Adams that he intended to,  come in here about the middle of July  and view the situation for himself. His  conversation would lead one to believe  that he has no intention of allowing  another company to have a railway  running in here before he builds his  own.;  Captain Adams could not say whether  much work would be done this summer  on the properties in Boundary in which  his company is interested.  The Midway Townsite company intend constructing a wagon road to connect Midway with Grand Prairie.  LOCAL  NOTES.  "Pat" Dillon, the well known Rossland mining man, is again visiting  Boundary Creek.  Horses and stock on the ranges are  suffering severely from flies, which are  more numerous this year than usual.  Rev. H. Irwin, more popularly known  as "Father Pat," arrived from Rossland on Wednesday morning,, and held  service here the morning of Dominion  day.  All interested in lyong I^ake and Pass  Creek camps are requested to meet in  Hodgson & Barrett's office this evening  for the purpose of discussing the advisability of increasing- the government  appropriation   in   order  to  secure  the  In  connection with " THE  TIMES "  we have now one of the most complete  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 qrderj then  compare our work and prices with others',  We guarantee you satisfaction,  Sit-     Sit-     Sit.     Sit-  tip"      -'Ip      -''p"      ">ip~  tt  The Boundary Creek Times,  GREENWOOD,   B.C. .  n  construction of a good wagon road into  Ivong L<ake and Pass Creek camps.  Mr. Steele has located a claim on  Wallace creek that is likely to prove a  good property. The ledge appears to  run over seven feet and is rich in copper and gold.  Mr. A. Iy. Davis, a> prominent  Spokane mining man, Mrs. Davis and  master and Miss Davis are visiting  Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bailey, who are  camping for the summer in Deadwood  camp.  Mr. J. H. Falconer, the I. O. F. organizer, will institute a court at Midway on Monday evening-. Two rigs  will leave Greenwood on Monday evening- to take the Greenwood Foresters to  assist in the work.  There is considerable excitement in  the vicinity of Rock Creek over the  discovery of free gold on Meyer's creek,  just across the international boundary  line. Several claims have been loccited  there, and all carry very coarse free  gold. '       ���'���  The O. B., one of the Boundary Creek  Mining and Milling company's claims,  is showing up well under development.  The shaft is down about j twenty feet,  there being three feet of ore in the  ledge with a strong galena showing.  ^������^��������^��������-^��������^������^���^�����(^���������^���^^���������^���aHcJ?^  T  e  'A.  Y  s  ?  e  A  e  v  ���rug Store  W.   S.   FLETCHER  A  e  y  0  A  a T TAVING purchased the business I  r II of R. N. Taylor & Co., beys I  j to announce that he is prepared to |  ?  furnish the public with   Pure Drugs,  ���  I Patent Medicines, Druggists' Sun- I  �� dries, etc. I  |     Prescriptions Carefully Prepared.    ���  I W. S. rLETCI1ER.|  ��  Are the  day at m^au  *wwff "*lrt*"*Hgwglaw^g^^11���^^ *  &G.  ii  it  it  ���">  Ik  ii  ii  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIM-ES,  School Tweeting.  A public meeting of the householders  and freeholders. and their wives was  held in the schoolroom on Saturday  for the purpose of hearing the retiring  board of trustees give an account of  their stewardship, and also to, appoint  their successors. Mr. C. Scott Galloway was voted to the chair and Mr. R.  Smailes was appointed secretary. Mr.  Smailes, the secretary of the, school  board, read the financial statement for  the year. It showed a deficit, owing  to   the   council   of  public instruction  having  singled    Greenwood   out   for  special consideration. According to  the school act the council of public instruction Has to provide the funds to  supply the public schools with' the  necessary,, furniture* but they paid a  compliment to the good financial position of the citizens of Greenwood by  allowing them to provide their own  school furniture. On ���account of the  bad,news about the railway or for some  other cogent reason, there is, notwithstanding the revenue from the school  concert * a small balance to be paid before the trustees are free from debt:  They feel confident however that they  will succeed in liquidating every indebtedness, and the council of public  instruction are consequently happy.  Vs all the retiring trustees expressed  their determination not to run for re-  election, the following gentlemen were  nominated as school trustees: I. H.  Halh3tt,jCbJR. Naden and M. J. Phelan.  There being- no further nominations  the}r were declared elected by acclamation. Before adjourning those pres-,  ent passed a unanimous vote of thanks  to Mr. Robert Wood for the great interest which he always evinced in the  school and for his many generous acts  towards it.  A Visitor From   Trail.  Sj'-dney M. Johnson, a prominent  mining man and provincial land surveyor, of Trail, B. C, was among the  many visitors who spent: this week inspecting- the properties in the different  camps surrounding Greenwood. . Mr.  Johnson is; taking a holida3>y and having* heard about the wonderful Boundary Creek district, he availed himself  of the opportunity to see the mines.  He states that there is no district in the province which is more  in the public eye than Boundary Creek.  The people of Trail-are particularly interested in the development of the district, and are bitterly disappointed  that the possibility for connecting-  themselves with Greenwood by a railway has become more remote. They  feel confident that if this district was  connected b}r rail with the Trail smelter it wonldbe mutually advantag-eous.  Mr. Johnson is delighted with his  visit, as he came here to see big and  rich showings, and he was not disappointed.   Marcus Oppenheimer, one of the  earliest pioneers of eastern Washington'and the founder of Marcus, where  he is eng-ag-ed'in business, arrived in  Greenwood this week and will remain  some time. Mr. Oppenheimer is heavily interested in Wellington camp,  being one of the principal owners in  the Brooklyn and other valuable  claims. He has several men at work  on some of his properties.      f  W.     J.    ARMSTRONG.  wgv  II  fm13?M&?rit!iit.  "Zip Ci*V\K��Y\\ci*V\C&WCiWCaVY\C��Y\\ca*VVCiVi\oiYYM��YY\^^  �� i cavYMjiYYWisr  f A  ���9        H    H  ^i?K��Y\\i^Y\\C5Y\\E��Y\\(5S\MES^^  Hardware, :$C Crockery, ^��� Stoves,  AT ACTUAL COST!  ,    As our stock is larg-er than-is necessary'- and-to make room for new g-oods,  we offer the foreg-oing- inducement for, Cash for the next 30 Days.     .  If establishing- a home for yourself, or contemplating- the purchaseof anjr-  thing-in the line of Stoves, Grauiteware, \ Silver-ware,-' Glassware, Crockery-,-,  ware, Damp-g-oods,   Sash   and   Doors,   Paints  and   Oils,  Builders' Hardware,  X(  make   it   a   point   to    see   our   stock   and   compare   onr   prices.   .'Nouf sed.'  I.J.  I /����� ��  r   The Hardware, Tin and Stove Men,  ���   ANACONDA.  ':'4k. ?M>* <��*�� <*��fe* �����  wp- -    wgb/       <jjv       w$*      y^n       <j$*       *j$*       \J$*       <*%v  kjgV *J$J Wgfc>  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabding.    Stopping Pdacb for Stages.  rie'cors,  msoEBSsisasessai^^Bss^txEa^Ksaaeasssssxsi^s^^ssssBassa  sasaesumo  Thos, Wake,   V'' Ptoptictot,.  The hotel is centrally located and is a stopping  place for stage lines. Good fishing in the  vicinity.    Good:stabling.  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.  And PROSPECTORS' SUPPLIES,  -"  -   NOTARY    PUBLIC   -   -  ���  ROOK',   CREEK,      .--'.-     ',-     '.-  ���    B.C.  4*  h! Wl?Ztr^-ir*T,Tfr>  ���?f7?^^^'^rr.rnJCJCJJ^v<g:^^v^^s^^ajr&3BJC!<iT?ff.'V.^Btg  *BW ^*M.3T3V*tt ki;^.^rf^^^^^��Wgag��aib^jiiLBaaig!  izatllMiJtt^M^^TffiP^T.Mi^yi^ft^nffiTywyBfB  ^w* ^|^ ^l^ ^^ ^1*  SANSOA1   &   HO LB ROOK.  SAL.   Ai  & &T>  of Claims bought for Stock Companies and. Syndicates  OFFICE     AT     GREENWOOD     CITY,     B��� O.  im*n^>  \l.'\  . I!.1  ^���������i.  ���***: THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  I >'{: ���  >. Vd  VS  a/  Graniie^Ware  received,  (Benerdf   (^ anb W^otoafetB  of TX?ine% B^uors dnb Cigar*.  '���"��. %,  S5   -->���??  ""     ^y11  %, *��v^2(v%J 'SK*S\%. "��>^3N%i "?b!SN% ^3*-,%  I. ' '  '     ' ' I  ���O- . ���'���'���.���" ���'".'"     ;   '    ' ���������'    '-':'  ..''    ������������....':'    ���  '.���,.���     "    .'-.'���      ..-''��� ,.-������-.       ������    '   , '.'������-, " '  BoiaaHHDnaHnaa.an.BB.^iinn.BaBMBHBan.HHMHHBaaBBaHMiiniataaaBaHBiBn,^  ���%s  MR.   CORBIN'S   OPPORTUNITY.  That very ably conducted paper/ the  Rossland Miner, has pointed out that  the present railway situation has given  Mr. Corbin an opportunity of capturing- the Boundary Creek country, and  that it is not at all improbable that he  will make use of his opportunity. In  the Miner's opinion. Boundary creek  district may afteroall have a railroad  before another twelve months. The  Miner agrees with the Times in saying-,  "While an American road would not  secure to Canada as much direct trade  with the promising- camps west of us  as a road having- eastern connecf ions  through Canada, the benefit to the  Boundary and adjacent regions will be  none the less great."  Appropos of railway matters, the  secretary of state's reply to the telegram of the ciaizens of Trail will prove  interesting- though not encouraging  reading-.    The reply was as follows : -  "Your telegram containing- a copy of  the resolutions adopted by the meeting  at Trail has been received. I will lay  the matter before the priv3r council at  its first meeting, but fear that consideration of this important topic must be  delayed until next session.  [Signed] R. W. ScoTT,  Secretary of State."  MINING  NOTES.  Work is being carried on at the Yellowstone, in Greenwood camp.  Jim Marshall left last week on a visit  to the Slocan, where he is interested in  a number of prospects.  There is much excitement at present  anent the recent promising discoveries  of mineral in iDureka camp.  The final assessment to entitle the  owners to a crown grant is being done  upon the New York, in G-reenwood  camp. The property has also been  surveyed.  Thomas Walsh has had several men  at work in the Mammoth and Standard  claims in BHiott camp. Both properties have shown up weil, there being  on each well defined ledges of rich ore.  Mr. Walsh has also completed the assessment work oil the Whale, a prom>  ising claim located on Pass creek.  Joe Taylor has two men at work on  the California in Wellington camp.  The claim has an enormous showing of  copper ore, some of which assays as  high as 20 per cent, in copper.  Mr. W. F. I/mith, representing the  Parrott Mining company, has put several men to work on 'the*Minnie Moore  claim in Summit camp. Messrs. Far-  rell and Midgeon,, the Butte smelter  men, are associated with Mr. Smith in  the Parrott company.  Mr. F. W. Hankey andL,. IrvinBaldwin, of Conconelly, Wash., were among  the many visitors to Greenwood this  week. Mr. Hankey is a prominent attorney, and Mr. Baldwin is a mining  engineer whose articles to different  mining journals have attracted considerable attention to the mines of  Okanagon. Both gentlemen have  taken advantage of a Holiday to visit  the mines of Boundary Creek, of which  they have heard a great deal, and at  the same time renew their acquaintance with a number of Greenwood citizens who were at one time residents of  the Okanagon district.  Mr. Moulton-Barrett returned on  Sunday after visiting the mining  regions on the borders of Nevada and  Colorado. His experiences .were'none'  too enviable, the climate in those states  being apparently uncertain, not to say  erratic. For three days during his stay  in one camp the thermometer registered  109 in the shade, when without warning  the wind suddenly veered from the  south to the north and snow fell heavily., Southern Colorado was once a  scene of great mining activity but  owing to depreciation in the price of  silver all the mines were closed down  and deserted towns and idle stamp-  mills are now familiar features of the  landscape. Mr. Barrett was very glad  to find himself back in Greenwood.  T i,i^,��� I  T.PMTTTT    0    M���TT>nn     ?  "A  1 a  I  A  5  t  J  A  m  ���  . A  ������  5  A  . a  I  4.  i  A  T  ��� '  A  I  A ���  ���  o  S  A  0  I  A  T  S  I  A  S  T:.  e  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW,  PLANING   AND  /nOULDING /HILLS  "    Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanag-au Lake.  *��*  (.Owning- extensive timber limits on  Mabel lake containing- some of the finest  Cedar to be found iii the Interior, we  are prepared to fill all orders for Fac-  't'ory work reasonably, expeditiously  and of as g-ood material as can��-be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.  ���Sit,   -'ip  A I  Tracing Cloth \ \  % i  -at-  SMITH   &   McRAE'S/  Stationery & Wall-paper Store,  Copper Street, Greenwood B.C.  ML  LfiGKSMITH  A road is being built by the state  government of Washington from Marcus to Curlew creek. This means that  much of the travel by Grand Forks will  be cut off, the new road not only doing  away with the necessity of crossing  over British territory intc the reservation but shortening the distance by  nearly thirty miles.  (�����,  All kinds  of work promptly  executed  to  the  satisfaction of Customers.  Dissolution of Partnership.  NOTICE is hereb}' given that.the partnership existing- between the undersig-ued  as proprietors of the Pioneer Livery Stables  has been dissolved, Duncan Currie having- purchased Hug-h McKee's interest in }hc business.  All accounts due the firm are to be paid to Currie Bros., who will also be responsible for all  liabilities. ALEX. CURRY.  Greenwood, B.C. HUGH McKEE.  June 11th, 1897. m��rrmmfrvf/xirmaaKgf.ncxi  ��  Jv5  nr;i��a���ai^^  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES;  GREENWOOD  NOTES.  Miss Ashley, of Waterville, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Birnie, of Anaconda.  Mrs C. W. Tynan and family arrived  yesterday front Spokane to join Mr.  T3rnan, who is one of the proprietors of  the Pioneer hotel.  Frank Smith, of Smith Bros., stationers, Vernon, rode into Greenwood  from Penticton on his wheel this week.  He returned the same way on -Friday.  Mr. W. S. Fletcher,,who purchased  the business of R. N. Taylor & Co., is  a certificated and competent druggist,  who will carefully prepare prescriptions left with him.  Mr. McN.aul and family have arrived from Cceur d' vlene and will settle on Thomas; McDonnell's ranch at  Fholt creek. Mr. McNaul brought with  him twenty-three milch cows, and he  intends supplying the citizens of  Greenwood Avith fresh milk daily.  On Simda}'- evening Rev. Mr. I/eith  preached an eloquent sermon to. the  members of the Independent Order of  Foresters, who to the number of about  twenty-five marched to the church and  occupied front seats. There was also  a large congregation present.  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  ..^T^r|rr.^mr>ri.W rrT��� ��.���� m m HfMnnij.wwi.wjB Mi^MifWBfMWw^ilinwin  ^0  C  ���Can outfit Prospectors cheaper  id better than any of  his 'Competitors,  \^rv^mT**-^T.~^^.-?rr.?^>^\r.Bj!iznzrT'<?^  ON the Greenwood Camp road, June 28th, a  Grev Overcoat. Owner can have same by  applying-"at " TIMES " office, Greenwood, and  pa3'ing-for this advertisement.  GRAND SCENERY. tOW  SATES.  MODEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  OCEAN     TO     OCEAN  Without chang-e of Cars, via  ffl    ��  RAILWAY,  PACIFIC  Solid vestibule trains, consisting- of palace  sleeping-cars, luxurious dining- cars, eleg-ant  day coaches, mag-nificent tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers.  The d'.nly line running- throug-h tourist cars  from the coast  '.-������'(.    WINNIPEG,  -]       MINNEAPOLIS     ,  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  WITHOUT    CHANGE!  \  Lowest rates to FTTftOPfl Via all Atlantic  and from       DUlil/lD Steamship lines  Canadian. Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS." Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw steamers are in every respect superior to au3r ships that have yet.sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via any other Trans-Patific line."  Sit-    sit.  .;���  ���' -tip"     vjiF  Canadian-Australian Steamer I^ine  ������.'."'-.'.','' .." . ���     ���TO��� '       '   '   : /'.'   .  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia,  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every vojrag-e.  For time tables, pamphlets, or any information, call on or address ���"   c  H. S. SCADDING, GEO. McL. BROWN  Ag-ent, Dist. Pass. Ag-ent,  PENTICTON. ��� -     .       VANCOUVER.  LEWIS HIND, Local Ticket Ag-ent,1 Anaconda.  PACIFIC  RAILWAY,  Si��-     Sit.     Sit.  flF      flp      lip"  The Fast Line.--Superior Service  To all points in the United States  and Canada.  Direct   connection    with   the  Spokane Falls & Northern Ry,  Trains Depart from Spokane:  No. 1, West bound  No. 2, East, bound  8:25 p.m.  7:00 a.m.  TICKER. 10 JIPIII  Via Tacoma & Northern Pacific SS. Co.  Sic     Sic     Sic  ^ip"     -'ip"     vip  For information, time cards, maps and  tickets, apply to Ag-ents of  the  S. F. &.N.-  or  P.   D.   GIBBS,  General Ag-ent,  Spokane, Wash.   OR...   ...  A. D. CHARLTON,  Northern Pacific Asst. Gen. Pass. Ag-ent  225 Morrison St., Cor. of Third,  Portland, Oregon.  Sic     Sic      Sic  -'ip"     ���tip'      -'ip  for  new   Map   of   the  Kootenay  country,  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  BARBARA 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, sixtj' days  from the date hereof, to.apply to the Mining-  Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining- a Crown grant of the  above claim.   ,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 28th day of May, 1897. 38  NOTICE is hereb3- given that 60 daj-s after  date I intend applying- to the Honourable  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following- tract  of land, viz. : Commencing- at the north-west  corner of the Twin mineral claim,' in Sk3rlark  camp,   and   runuing-   thence   east   20  chains  thence east  thence west  to point of  thence running- north 20 chains  20 chains ; theiice south 40 chains';  40 chains ; thence north 20 chains  commencement, comprising- 12Q acres or less,  known as lot 603,  tp.  79,  Osovoos  division  of  Yale district. ; OTTO   DHWER.  Greenwood, B.C., May 15th, 1897. 37-8  W;D. PALMER.;  or and Builder  Greenwood City, B.C.  Office and Store Fixtures  a  specialty.  Plans and Specifications furnished.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cig-ars.  Good   Stabling.  Of all kinds and leug-ths.  4 foot wood............S2-25 per cord, delivered.  16 to 20 inch... S3.00 per dbl. cord       ���  FRITZ   HAUSSENER.  J8QF' Orders may be left at the Times office.  SHAVING PARLOR.  Government Street, Greeuwood.  Hot and Cold Baths at all hours of the da3'.  Ladies and Children's Hair-cutting- a specialty  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  LAST CHANCE Mineral Claim,  situate in  the Kettle River mining- division,of Yale  district.    Where located : ..S ley lark camp.  Take notice that I, Charles de Blois Green,  as ag-ent for the Boundary Creek Mining- Co.,  free miner's certificate. No. 812,64, intend, sixty  da3's from the date hereof, to appl3' to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining-a Crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,-must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 3rd da3'of June, 1S97. 40  'lie Greenwood Book Store.  $\'4>o-<<S!>-Q-<ja(>-o^et>-is<io^o-<fii>-o-<io>-o-<e^(B-<o>-��-<a��-is-<io>��<��  -'ip  Next door to McKag-fie's Barber Shop.  % Fancy Goods & Stationery  ��, \t/i  i.u*  j��  *  --^a^^^^^^^^^^^s^w^-  CAPITAL $1^00#M,  In   1,500,000-shares\ 0]c $1 eachy   of which  yoo,ooo  are   Treasury   Stock.  �������� ������ 8 ������� ��<lfl����<��MI-����KHW���� w��t*w����w��w��-��<  ...............President.  Vice-Tresident.  ................Manager.  (j-.     /H.I\ i JtiLJi\.     /vjC/VLJCL*L*--��� '������-.���   S.   S.   FOWLER,  //J,��M....-.:;..;:.....^,....-...:......-:...,  [:���:':}''���'���;D.'--4^'.HOLBROO  thos. McDonnell  c.\ae. shaw,  c.e., p.l.s-  'bank of'montreal, pernon, b.c.  ���1?|OHU COMPANY'S  mineral claims now number 14, of which 12 adjoin -and form  a compact group situate in  |L     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.  <J?|^HB   COMPANY lately acquired Mr. Thos. McDonnell's  pre-emption of 320 acres and adjacent lands, upon  <ja     which are excellent mill-sites and which give access to an abundant supply of water for power purposes.    Forty  of the pre-emption have been sub-divided into town lots, and the new townsite thus established has been named  acres  9  which is most favorably situated at the junction of Boundary and Eholt 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  Head Oftice  GREENWOOD  CITY,  B.C.  Correspondence Invited.  E. JACOBS,   Secretary and Treasurer.  wawwwwMMMiia^ ^^^Wffi^^ffi^^B^^^^^^M��  ��  f^-'-'-'VT I  When  furnishing  your  House,  to  call on RENDELL d CO. for  Carpets,   Rugs,  igrs; Lace  ���c,  llU.'.Ty-uj      Hw  eum,  ^��� .���'. IjIv�� --'.'���.-.  We carry the largest and best  stock m these lines m the district  and anything  we do not haTe in  stock we  can procure for  you  on  short notice,  ��jii��hmhwhuuib��m  We have on hand  lines in INGRAIN and TAPESTRY  ETS, ART SQUARES, Etc,  Greenwood and Boundary Falls.  ���v>^i  ..;?���  0.  77 i  ;v '������-  JJ tfTT^Tl^1- TT1  r -

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