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 gajsaasfeasesidfeM&is^^  f.' I:  ^  vV  U"' -  /l^:  SATURDAY,   JUNE   11,    1898.  /'.  >e  to"  *^��  #>  ��  %  ^i  ($ ^  �� "W o  *wniH/r.��tWi^WJ^,��*~<r��T,S*.>^."?' -*"***'���**��������� ���*-*tff-��-sr-n-��w;--r-;-r-tH��-w-K��t^i��i  �����ffTi -g-ig'B.^ yrir gr-w-.- ,T^*^xn-*ag*'*-r*H-r*L'r'wi��';;-  ��� '���  MANUFACTURERS   OF  ILL  Concentrators, Smelters, Steam  ;, Engines and Boilers,  Water {Wheels,  etc.  SAW,  PLANING AND SHINGLE  MILL MACHINERY.  m,iii��iimnMmiiii��Mi��Hsina  'High.--Speed Corliss Engines.  ��  $>  %  Works i  Branch Offices  acKinnon Building,  ^j <y  JUST ARRIVED \    A Carload of Windows and Doorsf made  ���'"������        ' -���',       , ���.������'������       ,      ���     ��� ' .'    ' ,v     ���   "' ':     ��������� ���-���'���-,;.. ��� '- ', ��� l '���  Cedar, Strongly Built and Well Finished  of  the   Best  Builders cannot do better than place their orders with us,  Our Prices Are Right and we Guarantee to Fill All,  Orders  Promptly.  in Hardware, Stoves, Granite and Tinware, Carpenters9 and Miners' Tools,  Ore Cars and Rails, Powder and Steel, Paints and Oils, Sashes and Doors,  Water Pipes and Fixtures. All kinds of Tinsmithing, Plumbing:, and Furnace Work.  GREENWOOD,     B.C.  ��� ����.Tfrvv*rjwn.T.-j:��***'i-��*��i ��*��� umiL.i.an>'KV*iii'-vsn.T.iessars>v^v,stx>^T:  as^raffl-KEaais-eawa-BHs^^  t&FS3&*SSS*fFl3ZM&!&i  Remember !    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.  -&*- <  10^  ����  White  Shirts.  Fancy Colored Shirts.  Necfiig*e Shirts.  Outing* Shirts.  Summer Underwear.  Collars and Cuffs.  Summer   Hose.  Ties (beautiful line).  Gloves.  Handkerchiefs.  Towels.  &c, &c,  &c.  LATEST STYLES IN SPRING HATS.  44.  The most complete stock of Staple and'Pancy' Groceries in the city.  TENTS,   All  Sizes.  r-n5^;(v%v-:~,v<f.,*-^'.^:mv*trTr��>w^^c~.ra-^^^^  0  *s  Barrett Block,  Copper Street,  r1       *       S       r>  ���     ^rf e iiC&i��!��3��tSes*K  .4  <3:  Vol, IV,  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  GREENWOOD, B,C��� SATURDAY, JUN�� 11,1898,  92  No/14/  RAILWAY   RUMORS.  ATER information than was to hand last week with  38 reference to the Corbin railway tends to show  that Mr. Corbin's trip east is in connection with  the securing* of a charter and that ' there is a  strong* probability that before the Dominion  parliament prorouges, the government and the  members will atone for the serious public blunder they committed some time ago when they refused Mr.  Corbin the privilege of building a railway into the Boundary Creek country.  Recent events have shown  the  government that  aside  from its' duty to the public, it   cannot safely deny any railway company the right to extend its system into   this country   simply to oblige the C. P. R.    The   Spanish-American,  war has wiped away the  petty  differences   and   the   petty  jealousios that existed between Canada and United States.  Taking advantage  of the friendly  feeling  that  exists  between the two countries, Sir Eouis  Davies,   the   Canadian  Minister of Marine and Fisheries  proceeded to Washington  for the purpose of arranging with the United States certain  differences between  the  two  countries.    It is rumored that  Sir Eouis   found  the  Americans quite willing to amicably  settle those  differences  more   willing   than  they had ever  been before.    He also found  that  Washington took considerable interest in a quiet, gentlemanly, unassuming, enterprising railway man, named D. C. Corbin.    He��� was told in  plain words that while the United   States government   was  prepared to discuss the alien labor law, bonding privileges,  fisheries and other international questions with  the Canadian, it also wanted an explanation for denying an American railway   company   the right to do business in Canada.  Of course Sir Eouis did confess to   the   Washing-ton   statesmen that the only reason for such   a policy   was   that   the  Canadian Pacific railway company was more powerful than  the Dominion government and that the C. P. R.  considered  its interest best   served   by   refusing   the   Corbin charter.  What   Sir Eouis did do was to assurre the Americans   that  in order to pave   the way for   the  friendly   conference, the  question of the Corbin charter would again  be  considered.  Sir Eouis returned to Ottawr, Mr. Corbin was sent for   and  he and his solicitor, Mr. E-. V. Bodwell left at  once   for the  federal capital.  There is another rumor. The C. P. C. too, finds that  its illiberal, illogical, selfish policy of last winter has been  a harsh and cruel boomerang. Mr. Corbin is a quiet man.  He does not boast nor bluster before railway committees or  any where else but he gets there. He has pulled the strings  and the C. P. R. finds that it has lost and is losing millions through its opposition to the Corbin charter. James  Hill of the Great Northern railway who is friendly to Corbin and his road took up the cudgels in his defense. He  united every railwa3r company in the United States against  the C. P. R. Where the C. P. R. entered into competition  with American roads prices were cut in two and the loss  was equally borne by all the railway systems of the United  states. The C. P. R. were willing* to call off the fight but  , the American lines refused. The C. P. R. is now willing* to  withdraw its opposition to the Corbin charter if the American roads will close the rate war.  Still another rumor. In order ' to get parliament to  defeat the Corbin charter, the officials of the C. P. R. made  pledges and promises that the road from Robson to Midway  will be constructed before the end of this realises were made to the'Dominion government,  ises must be fulfilled.    But the company finds that the eon-  ���bitch prom-  These. pro in  struction of the road through McRae pass, involves, engineering difficulties almost insurmountable. , Tunnelling  and trestling must be carried out on an extensive scale compelling the expenditure of much time and money. It is  almost impossible to build the road in the time specified.  By going a few miles south and following the valley of the  Kettle river, the engineering difficulties are avoided. A  road can be built at comparatively little expense. It is  stated that the C. P. R. is now anxious that Mr. Corbin  should secure his charter that they may get running privi-  leg*es over his road and thus avoid the construction of the  expensive piece of road referred to.  No good argument has ever been used against*the Corbin charter and it would be peculiarly gratifying after the  efforts put forth by the C. P. R., the Turner government  and its other henchman the charter be at last granted.  ���sfi**  DONALD   GRAHAM,   M.   P.   P.  Mr. Donald Graham's many friends will sincerely  regret that he has declined to run for re-election in East  Yale. During the many years Mr. Graham represented  East Yale, he proved himself to be a faithful member to his  constituents andf he province. Possessed of more than the  average amount of good common sense, he was always  found fighting in the public interest and'against the many  viscious acts of the Turner administration. When any  question came up that particularily affected East Yale, Mr.  Graham fought valiantly for his district. Although not  always successful, his constituents feel grateful that he  always did his best and that no other representative could  have done more. The people of Boundary Creek particularily  owe him a debt of gratitude for his stubborn fight against  the resolutions whose object was to assist in the defeat of  the Corbin charter.  . When Mr. Graham's record   is   considered,   the   public  will regret his decision to retire into  private  life-.    Politics  in British Columbia offered but little encouragement to any  man and it is probably for this reason that Mr. Graham has  decided not to seek re-election.    We  cannot help  thinking  however   that   Mr. Graham   is   retiring at the wrong time.  His victory of four years ago was easily the greatest in the  province.    He succeeded in defeating* a cabinet minister in  his own stronghold.    Having, gained   such   a   victory   and  having fought in opposition   for  four   years   Mr.   Graham  should not retire at the present time.    He has practically no  opposition in East Yale.    He could defeat a strong man and  Price Ellison is a lamenta.bl3r weak one.    His party   is sure  to be returned to power and none is more deserving of party  recognition than himself.    Under these   circumstances   we  cannot understand why Mr. Graham should retire.  ���5jt��  A   GOOD   BEGINNING.  The convention'at Carson was an excellent   idea   and is  likely to produce good results as far as  Boundar3r  Creek is  concerned.    Heretofore the   influence   of the people  of the  district was weakened by sectional strife and local gjealous-  ises.    Bouudaiw Creek   will   never   rest   satisfied  until   it  secures its fair measure of representation   and   the   surest  wa3r to accomplish this   purpose   is for the people to present.  a united front.    If the}' work together,   the  object  in   view  will be attained no matter what part}' is returned to power.  We have.no hesitation in. sa3'ing that if the electors of Boim-  daiw Creek had taken a greater public interest in the redistribution bill which is now law and had worked more unitedly for its amendment, Boundarv Creek to da}' would not  be a suburb of Rossland. The Carson convention has  shown that the people of Boundary Creek' can be united in  the district's interest. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ����JBCTHvMgv��if ����nni  ABANDONED   THE   ACTIONS.  The actions for criminal libel ag*ainst  H. Bostock,   M.   P.,   Senator Temple-  man and Ian ���'���Cottar t- were  today, during*   the   sitting*   of   the assize  court,  dropped at the instance of  counsel for  the private prosecutors.    We  can only  infer what the  reasons of the prosecutors were for refusing*   to   proceed   in  these  cases.    Two of the  defendants,  Messrs. Bostock and Tempieman, could  have pleaded  parliamentary  privilege  and remained   at  Ottawa ;  but   being-  anxious that the cases  should   proceed  at once  they  returned to Victoria and  were ready   to   g*o   on  with the trial.  Messrs. Turner   and   Pooley   thoug-ht  otherwise  and abandoned the proceeding's ag*ainst these g*entlemen.    It  is a  pity   that, after   so   much fuss by the  complainants   at  the  police court that  these actions should fizzle  out   in this  way.    There  was   a   greater   issue at  stake  than   the  griilt.or  innocence of  the defendants of the charg-e of  criminal libel, and that issue ought  to have,  beencleterminec^ But there is a hig-h-  er court than that of the assize, and to  that court���the court of public opinion  as expressed in the ballot box���the< conduct of Messrs. Turner and Pooley in  lending* their official names to speculative companies, as well as the acts of  the defendants in commenting* thereon  will now be brought. In that court  Messrs. Turner and Pooley will be the  defendants.���Victoria Times.  LACK   ORGANIZATION.  Hon. J. H. Turner g*oes to the country at the next elections as premier for  the first time, and while he has taken  a prominent part in many provincial  elections he has never before had the  responsibility of acting as the leader  in a political campaign. He is not  much of a politician, and he g*oes into  the approaching contest with his followers poorly organized. It would be  uncharitable to say of Mr. Turner that  he is not. capable of marshalling* his  party in a solid and enthusiastic  phalanx, but certain it is he has quite  overlooked    the1    important    need    of  preparation. His followers are like  sheep without a shepherd. He does  not seem to appreciate that the day  has gone by when a political campaign  can be conducted in British Columbia  like it used to be twenty years ago. He  seems content to abide the result of  the elections upon the record that he  has made in the legislature during the  past four years.���Rossland Miner.  PIQUANT   WAR   NOTES,  Philadelphia Ledger: The navy department is respectful^ reminded that  the walking* isn't good between San  Francisco and Manilla.  Albany Argus; Some who are pestering the president for places forget  that we promised to send the Cubans  succor���not suckers.  Denver Times: A g-lance at. the Colorado volunteers shows that bald headed men will not <goto the front except  at the theaters.  Omaha "World-Herald: If that Spanish fleet would only remain about 24  hours where the board of strategy puts  it we could end this scrap in a jifry.  Philadelphia Times: Should it happen that Uncle Sam should become  possessed of lots of land in both oceans  he'll have the deeds to show for it.  gOUNDARY CREEK DISTRICT is recognized  by all mining men as a safe, sure and reliable  district to invest in Mining  XHE WHITE FRONT STORE is recognized as  the safe, sure and reliable place to do your  trading at  ooas.Are uniTor  t  jF YOU WANT A SWELL NECKTIE call and  see us,    we have them in all styles,  Government Street  ,   GF?EEN\X^OOD. Next DoortotheDrugstore.  r^r^m^w^^.-��)^RW^^^^T7.rrt^^tTT^.������tfTno?BTO.m..^Li-l^JMIM^BnM��a=rJB3fl335aSE A>X.^,JJ%4^^UW^imW).���^J^.  SSEESffiESEJH  i�����i| ,\ .1 mjujfc,Hq!  WffWiTOWtl  I/OUis Blue.  A. Fishbr.  IVHL.L.S     AND     YARDS     J\T  Greenwood City   -%   ' Anaconda* - . B#G  Manufacturers  of Rouerli  and  Dressed  M  rSr oa  *��.'�����     ��1'-    j>'��-  ���?<�����"       irii?      "SIV**  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City -or to Mining Camps  *-mMS*raw**"Mn**"i'*s*^^  *t��*M*-*OT*E*2*"l*T*r*e*��*��^^^  II  &.LI  If  yon   do.   Never Forget'that   we  have   placed  in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings  some   FIRST-CLASS MACHINES.      We buy  them-direct from the manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at prices to suit the times.  We call you" special attention to our new  DROP   HEAD   MACHINE  Which   can   be   seen   at  our  Store.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. -,..::rj:.  J*Er  ��mli��wnMTW7K-mregi3ia.  w  1  1  '���  :^^r.j^^^;:^-^  ��'  - '--.*-.. y  *��� #  " t   / !���  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  THE   CITY   COUNCIL.  The regular meeting of the city-  council was held in the court house on  Monday evening last. Mayor Wood  presided and Aid. Galloway, Paton,  Barrett, Phelan and Parry were present. Several communications dealing  with the sale of city debentures were  received and filed.  The finance committee reportel the  following bills . which were ordered  paid. Jacob Haakle labor, $15 ; Boundary Creek Times advertising, $22.-  80; B. C. Gazette advertising, $21.25.:  Aid. Barrett suggested that it was  evidently impossible for some members  of the council to be present at 8 o'clock  that the council should nieet in the  future at 8:30. The dilatory fathers  promised to be more punctual in the  future and the council then adjourned.  BRITAIN   IS   DOING   RIGHT.  $  For humanity's sake Great Britain  should see the United States safely  through this war no matter what the  cost may be.     , <  The United States with all its boasted streng'th would have to accept dictation from the powers of Europe if  Great Britain would simply consent to  hold aloof.  Great Britain should not hold aloof  both for. .humanity's sake and for the  sake of the business interests which  must be promoted by an}' decrease in  the influence in.the military powers of  Europe.  Canadians who want to see the United States victorious and who would  sooner see Great Britain fight than  allow the United States to be worsted  by any hostile combination of European powers, are firmly pursuaded that  in spite of all the exuberant gush of  this present time the United States  would cut Great Britain's throat tomorrow.  But the question is not what the  United States would do, but what  Great Britain should do. Britain  should realize that friendship for the  United States is the only virtuous policy for a free nation, and that it is wise  to be virtuous, even when virtue is its  own reward. Britain's own good conscience and empty protestations of  gratitude from the United States are  the only returns that Britain will ever  get from the friendship it is lavishing  upon the American people.���Toronto  Telegram.  A Big Saw Mill Plant.  Mr. A. Fisher of the Boundary  Creek Milling & Eurnber Co. returned  on Sunday, from Spokane. During* his  absence he purchased a complete saw  mill plant which will be placed in position on Eholt creek. Mr. Heniw Jolly,  the company's foreman is overseeing  the hauling of the plant to Greenwood  and it is expected to reach here to-day.  The new mill site is in a good timber  belt. The mill is capable of cutting*  40,000 feet per. day. In addition to the  saw mill plant proper there are two  planers and a shingle mill.    The whole  will be   operated  by a 60-horse   power  boiler. x  The company will also run the old  mill and thus expect to fill the increasing orders for building material  promptly.  Iffi'iffl"-"1^- -'n-i��� - ���*-  UUUKfMWXMf: yMt-rVgOf., j���atmm IMU'.lia'B  T.  oi uismess  ��������  p"?*"  an  A Typewrit"'r is -a fibcessity.  It pays to buy the Best  4 i   v ��,   n.   *    b���X X?  he  m  9 9  lias many points of superiority  Aud is fully GUARANTEED.  THE    PRICE    IS    -$SO - G.'ASH.  ������/.-���        i,C�� 'ii-  ���'Forcircnlars and testimonials address  TMO/nSOiN  STATIONERY  CO.  Agreuts'for British Columbia, -  , VANCOUVER  AND   NELSON,   B.C.   :*-�����������   The EMPIRE is manufactured by  THE-"WILLIAMS MANUF'G CO., Ltd.,  MONTREAL,   P. O.  Manufacturers of the celebrated  New Williams Sewing- Machine.  Ag-ents Wanted.  MINER AE    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of Improvements,  NOTICE.  G. A. R., J. A. C, S. F��� D. A., C.S. & H., Big-  Ledg-e, E. C. B., Prospective, O. B., P. PI.. S.  H. B., Fred D. and Spokane mineral claims,  situate in the Kettle River Mining- Division  of Yale District. Where Located : Deadwood,  and Providence camps..  TAKE 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, 1898. 908  NOTICE  MOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days  from the date hereof, I intend to apply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for permission to purchase the following- described land, situate in the Osoyoos Division  of Yale District, B. C, x\/..: Commencing- at  the south east corner of Frederick Haussencr's  pre-emption on Boundary creek, thence east 4!)  chains, thence north 40 chains, thence west 40  chains, thence south 40 chains to the place, of  commencement, containing- ldO acres more or  less. FREDERIC HAUSSENER.  Dated at Greenwood  B. C, June 2, 1S98.     92  Certificate of the Registration of  an Extra-Provincial Company.  '��� Companies1 Act, 1897."  THE   BRITISH   COLUMBIA   COPPER   COMPANY.   Limited.  I  Registered the ?JA.h clay of April. 1898.  IIE R E B Y C E R TIF Y 111 a t   I   h a v e t h i s d ay'  registered " The British Columbia  Copper  Company, Limited," as an Extra-Provincial  Cornpain- under the -'' Companies' Act, 1897," to  carry out or effect all or any of the objects  hereinafter set forth, to which the legislative  authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the compan\- is situate in  the Citv of New York, State of New York.  U.S.A.'  The amount of the capital of the company is  one million dollars, divided into two hundred  thousand shares of five dollars each.  The head office, of the company in this Province is situate at Anaconda, and Frederick  Keffer, mining- engineer, whose address is Anaconda aforesaid, is the attorney- for the company.  Tne objects for which the company has been  established are :  For the purpose-of acquiring-,  by purchase,  lease, or otherwise, mineral lands and   mineral��  rigiits, including- g*old, silver, copper and other  minerals (except coal), and any and every other  form and kind of mineral lands, and lands, estates aud properties of any tenure  whatsoever,  in either or all of the States, and Territories of  the United States of America, the Dominion of  Canada, the Province of British  Columbia, or  aii3' or either one of the Provinces of British  North America ; and to hold, improve, develop.  . con ve\% lease, sell, dispose of'or  mortg-ag-e all  the same, or any part or parts  thereof ; to purchase or otherwise acquire, and to sell,  dispose  of and deal in and with mines,  mining- properties, mining-  claims,   mining-   rigiits,  smelters,  mills, plants and machinery or works  for  the  treatment of ores and minerals, and all grants  and-undertaking's connected therewith ;. and.to".  -buy. treat and  sell ores and   minerals of aii3r  '  kind or description ; to acquire the holding's or  lien of any corporation or individual owning* or  holding' m.ining- or other property necessary for  the objects and  business of the company; to  discover, lay out and locate,  take on lease or  bond, or otherwise acquire  and  develop,   manage, improve and operate mines, mining- claims,  tunnels, mill sites, furnace sites, water  rigiits,  mills,'plants,  machinery  or  works,  and  such  and any other estates and interest as are neces-  sai'y and expedient for the interests of tlie company ;  to  join   with  or consolidate with  any  person, firm or corporation for  the. purpose of  prospecting-, locating-, laying-  out,  developing-,  improving- and operating- a'ny "mine or  mining'.  propert\r���;���   to acquire,  by  purchase or otherwise, build, construct, equip,  maintain,  work,  . manage;, 'carry   out   or control  the necessai^  railway and railroad  facilities,  branches, siding's   and   bridg-es,    reservoirs,   water-courses,  manufactories, saw-mills, artificial and natural  ligiiting- and power plants, warehouses,  shops,  stores and other works, plants and covenieuces  that are, necessary, and that seem calculated to  inure to the benefit of and advance the interests  of the'company, and to sell, lease or otherwise  dispose of all or any part or interest iti  any or  all of-the. properties,  rig-hts or interests  that  may be so acquired by the'company,  as above  set forth or relating- thereto,  and generally  to  eug'ag-e in any aud   all   lawful  business  neces- ,  sary or convenient in connection with the business of the compau3', aud for the purposes appertaining- thereto, and any and every  act or  acts, thing- or thing-s incident  to, 'growing"  out  of, or connected with said business^ or any part  or parts thereof ; to purchase and  sell  shares  of the capital ;stbck and   mortg-ag-e  bonds  and  other evidences of indebtedness of other corporations, and to purchase, and sell the  bonds,  deeds and notes, and other evidences of indebtedness of individuals and firms, and  to  negotiate for aud  borrow all  money  necessary for  the conduct of the business of the compau3r by  bond or other evidences of  indebtedness  therefor, as ma3r be necessat\y for the ��>roper conduct  'and operation of the business of the compaii3r ;  to acquire a domicile, and conduct aii3r or all of  its business, in  the Dominion, of Canada,  the  Province of British Columbia, or aii3r or either  one of the other  Provinces  of British  North  America.  Given under nry hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  twenty-sixth da3* of April, one thousand eigiit  hundred and ninety-eig-ht.  [l.s.] S. Y. WOOTTON,  87-4 Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  THE EVERETT & SPOKANE MINING  Compaii3r herebv revokes the appointment as Attorne3r for this Company of D. A.  Holbrook at Green wood, B.C., made on the 8th  da3r of March, 1898, and instead thereof hereb3'  nominates and appoints Georg-e Arthur Rendell, merchant, of Greenwood City, Yale district, Province of British Columbia, to be their  resident ag-ent and attorney.  Attest : * E. MARLTON,  T. W. Gillettu, President.  Secretary.  April 9th, 189S. *        " 85  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  N otic e .  GREYHOUND Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice-that I, W. J. Harris, free miner's certi llcate, No. 79.645, 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.  Aud further take notice tha- action, under  section 37, must be co nmeitced before the issuance of such certificate of inmrovemeuts.  Dated this 11th day of April, 1898. 84 THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  GREENWOOD AND DISTRICT.  The Lynch ferry at the mouth of  Toroda creek was carried away last  week.  J. M. Lynch is working on the New-  hall, a claim on the Kettle river, near  the mouth of Toroda creek.  Good ore is being taken out of the  Apex in Greenwood camp, a claim  owned by Dermody and Sullivan.  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McNicol of Midway are receiving congratulations on  the birth of a son, which took place on  the 4th inst.  H. B. Muuroe returned Thursday  from a visit to Greenwood and Wellington camps, as the representative of  eastern capital.  J. S. Harrison of Midway searcher of  records, passed through the  city from  GrandForks   Sunday, where   he   had  . been making abstracts  of records and  assessments.  P. and J. JHollihan, are doing the  assessment work oh the D. F. K., in  Central camp; The claim is owned by  E. B. Simmons of Greenwood, and adjoins the Owl.  T. Murray and A. G. Davis returned  from Canyon creek, Wednesday. They  had an outfit of twenty pack animals,  taking in supplies for the company  which recently bonded the Silver Dollar. ..���������'���  Dr. Christie leaves to-day for Glasgow, Scotland, on a visit. It is 26  years since the doctor was home. He  will be gone a couple of months. His  many friends in the district will wish  him a safe and pleasant journey.  On Wednesday a bush fire came near  destroying- the shaft house and other  buildings on the Golden Crown in Wellington5 camp. Men from the Winnipeg and Golden Crown were busy all  day fighting the fire and finally g*ot it  under control.  "f. A rich strike is reported on the Myr- .  tie, in Greenwood camp, a claim owned  by A. Mcintosh, Jos.. Sterritt and  Adolph Seren. The ledge is about 10  feet wide, carrying a high per centage  in copper, and is considered one of the'  best showings yet discovered in the  camp.  S. Bennerman of the firm of Rick-  ards, Bennerman & Co., Midway, was  in the city Thursda3r. He reports a  considerable movement in Midway real  estate the past week, his firm having  disposed of "a number of lots." He had  been in Greenwood camp, on a tour of  inspection with a couple of English  capitalists.  F. W.. McLaine and R. H. Bergman  are doing assessment on the Manchester, in( Long- Lake camp. The claim  adjoins the Silent Friend, and there  are two quartz leads on the propert^v.  The work now being- done consists of  open cuts, with the object of thoroughly prospecting the ground before actual  develoxnuent is commenced.  Jits. Sutherland returned from Canyon creek Thursday, Avhere he had  been inspecting some properties purchased in the camp last winter. Mr.  Sutherlaud*is hig.hl}' pleased with the  properties and believes that Canyon  creek will be one of the best camps in  the    Kettle    river   country.    He   also  states  tnat   there    is   some     c:u  "el lent  ranch  and timber lands   up the  main  river.  H. B. Muriroe's for a milk shake.  m  The    Roman    Catholic   church  Greenwood is nearing completion.  Duncan Ross returned from Ross  land yesterday.  Development is being done on the  Mollie Pritchard, ah adjoining claim  to the Athelstan in   Wellington   camp.  , Wanted.-^Situation   as   cook  by   a  Japanese with  five  years  experience.  Will take job at other work     Address  George, Greenwood, B. C. '*"'���  On the St. Peter group of claims on  Toroda creek, owned by S. Bennerman  and others, about 50 feet of work has  been done. The ledge is 12 feet in  width and runs high in gold.  The Reservation Record formerly  published at Nelson, Wash., is now issued at Republic. Mr. McCarter's interest has been purchased by Mr. Kirk-  endall. Rube Hull still has charge of  the editorial chair.  . -. o  Remember the church entertainment  to be given by the ladies of Greenwood  in Rendell & Co's. hall, this evening.  An excellent musical programme will  be rendered, and refreshments will be  served.    Tickets 50 cents.  On the Bruce near Midway the tunnel is in about 145 feet. In the'.last 15  feet run, the character of the rock has  changed considerably, showing more  copper stains, and it is probable that  the ledge will be struck before 20 feet  more has been run.  While at Grand Forks, the editor of  the Advance was interviewed on floods.  It appears that the reporter did not  report fairly, and now the Advance  man is trying to square himself on the  flood question. Weather and floods  are dangerous subjects for even the  " oldest inhabitant," to tackle.  WKB39BB&JTW!3BEB3X2MZ23i  XESXSBXS+XJSaZZ  e  ��  I  ,, - -        , _       _   - -     ���     -   JL  4 >-��-*����� ��M9>-o-����t>-6MS��e-<��i>-��-'<e����o-����t'-Q��<n>-o-<o*-o-<o��-a-o*-��<��ffl��  -reenwooi  For Excellent Quality and  Variety of Choice in. Drugs  Medicines, Chemicals, and  'Drag-gists' Sundries.  Stationer}-, .Confectionery,  and Cigars ::::::::  Wallpaper, Paints and Oils  W.   S.   FLETCHER,  ��.*3,*ii:>-fi<c>-Q-tat'0<iz>-(i-<a*~a��5>-o-<s��>-8<e>~Q-*<a>-&-<o>o->ist��e<&G  ^v/?  \J  Offlffi  J  f  tO ill  ix'  *  ll P 0  A SITTING of  the  County. Court  of  Yale  will   be  holdeu  At Midway,  on Monday,  the 11th day  of July, 1S98,  At the liour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  By command.  WM.   G.   MCMYNN,  Government Olrice. d.k.c.c.  Midwav, Mav 7th, 1S9S. S8-4  -Q=*6>*=9-  Subscription, 50c. per Month.  ALL    THE    BEST    NOVELS.  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Every notice of intention to be an applicant  must be accompanied with satisfactory testimonials of moral character.  Candidates are notified that all of the above  requirements must be fulfilled before their ap-.  plication can be filed.  All candidates for First Class, Grade A, Certificates, including -Graduates, must attend in  Victoria to take the subjects prescribed for  July 13th and . 14th iusts., and to undergo required oral examination.  S. D. POPE,  Superintendent of Education.  Education Office,  Victoria, B.C., May 4th, 1S9S. SS-4  GENS1M  NOTICE,  TTTINGS of the Licensing  Court for the  r^J    southern .'portion of the Osoyoos  Division  of Yale District will be holdeu at  Osoj'oos and  Midway  On Wednesday, June. 15th, 1898  At Eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  LAMBLY,  S.M.  U.   ii  Government Office,.  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X/anibly, Osoyoos; G. M. Harvey, Mrs,  j. Miller, S. Breslauer, San Francisco;  J. Ivucy, W. T. Smith, Gerald T. Hodg*-  son/ City ; W. H. Young*, Spokane ;  Bridget Morley, Miss Anna Morlty,  Cork, Ireland���; T. F. Cdsden, F. As-  prey, Cascade ; Randolph Stuart, C. Iv.  Thomet, Midway ; M. McL,ane, Stem-  winder ; M. Williams, Ironsides ; J. A.  Graves, Chicago, 111.; J, J. Vofpe, Van  Wert, Oregon ; Francis B. Smith, Jewel Mine.  Tkade Mark  Red Star.  VERNON,   B. C.  Brands)  HUNGARIAN  THREE   STAR  STRONG BAKERS'  SUPERFINE  ������,. All made by the celebrated Hung-ar-  ian   Plansifter    S3rstem.      Try   some,  made by the  only  Plansifter  Mill  in.  the Province.  Whole Wheat Hour a specialty  Bran, Shorts, Chop, etc  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE .  FOURTH OF JULY mineral claim, asituate  in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale  district.    Where located: Greenwood   camp.  TAKE notice that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ag-ent for Jay P. Graves, f reeminer's certi  ficate No. 95494, intend, sixt3'- da3rs from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining- a croAvn 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 4th day of June, 1898. 92  MINERAL,    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 we, C. E. Gait, free  miner's. certificate No. 351 A; Robert  Denzler, free miner's certificate No. 14025 A;  Thos. Tig-he, free 'miner's certificate No. 14024  A; Franklin Farrell, free miner's, certificate No. 50 A, and W. T. Smith, free  miner's, certificate, No. 14046 A ; intend,  sixtj- da3'S from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- "Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  grant of the above claim.  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 ���  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  GEM (fractional) mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining- division of Yale'district  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE notice that we, John Dunn, free  miner's certificate No. 25866; E. A. Bielen  berg-, free miner's certificate No. 29,867, and  Mary Garland, free miner's certificate No.  14117 A; intend, sixty da3*s from the date hereof,  to appl3r to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose ��of ob  taining- a Crown g-raut of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1898. 92-9  &&4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* is  Is prepared to supply the trade with, first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured  by   the.. "Ivion   Brewery   Company,   I/td.,"  of Rossland.    The beer is shipped in   bulk,   and  bottled by  steam   in   Greenwood.    Manufacturers   of  Soda   Water   and  All Kinds of Soft Drinks.  <jg��  c        Eeave your order with  A.    riSHER^^^-^^^'^^^-  Mumhm Steam Bottling Works, near the Saw Mill, Greenwood  -t ��f *f *f *f *f >f *f 4* *$* *f 4* *f *f 4* *f *f *$* *$* *$* *f ���$��� *f *$�� $*H  i Dressed Reef i Provision  Wholseale and Retail Dealers in  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD,    Etc. :: :  GREENWOOD, GRAND EORKS. & MIDWAY.  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Duncan Ross... ......................: .....Editor.  W. J. Harber... ..,.........:..... Manager.  Advertising Rates are One Dollar per inch  per month. Legal notices, 10c. aud 5c. per line.  No "quack" or remedy ads. inserted at any  price. Subscriptions are. due in advance ; other  accounts payable mouthlj-.  Address all communications to  The Times,  Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, S2.00 per'Yeak, in Advance.  SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 1898.  �� ^���^���o4o>-a^e^*^a*��4SKe^ceKo-<����-e-<o4MMe��>fr4*��-e4��fr-*-40X  j A blue pencil mark in this space indi- $  f cates that your Subscription is due  I  i MH��y��4����'<��>��40-fr4W>HH<MW0^W-MW>IHaHI'��IKMei  PROVINCIAL   ELECTIONS.  The writs for the Provincial elections  were issued at Victoria last Saturday,  nominating day being fixed for Saturday, June 25, and the elections on Saturday, July 9. Four years ago the  elections were held on July 7, so there  are just two days' difference this year.  POLITICAL   NOTES.  Ex-Speaker Higgins and W. H. Hay-  ward have received the nomination as  opposition standard bearers in E}squ.i-  nialt district. Mr. Higgins has represented the constituency for a number  of years. The contest in Ksquimalt  will probably be the hottest of any in  the province.  Thos. Foster has again received the  nomination to contest the Delta constituency .in the opposition interests.  Mr. Foster was first elected to the legislature from Nanaimo in 1890 as a  labor candidate and in 1894 was elected  for Delta. There is very little doubt  but he will be re-elected.  The government is already handicapped in the tight. The opposition  have their candidates hi nearly every  constituency while the government is  making desperate efforts to induce candid a. its- to run. So far but very few  have announced their intention of becoming vLtiius in the government's  .1 ii Lcr�������L.  Attorney-general LVoerts will have to  make a desperate fight to save his seat.  'a j c (. ppGMiionitts of   South   Victoria  held a convention last week and nominated J. Stuart Yates as their candidate. Mr. Yates is a prominent Victoria lawyer. He resides in the South  Victoria district and has extensive interests there.  Arthur Wellington Smith has, it is  announced, decided to quit politics.  Mr. Smith has sat in the legislature  for several years, representing one of  the L/ilooets. He was a faithful supporter of the Turner goverment. He  is said to have voted for the Turner  government's $5,000,000 railway loan  bill against his own inclinations, and  it may be that the pressure which was  put upon all government members to  induce them to support this bill has had  the effect of driving- Mr. Smith out of  politics.  Mr. Adams, one of the Turner  government's   supporters    from   Cariboo,  has decided  that  he   will not seek reelection.    The electors of  Cariboo will  attend to the case of his colleag-ue, Mr.  Rogers.   ���It   is   said   that  the government   will be forced to   accept   Joseph  Hunter  as  one  of  its Cariboo candidates, as no one else has  the  slightest  chance  of  winning as a   government  candidate.    Hunter is the government  supporter who denounced the $5,p000,000  land bill'so Yukon railway clause as an  attempt to swindle the province out of  $1,000,000.    Good candidate.  Hon. Robert Beaven-, formerly leader  of the opposition in the provincial legislature, and who was defeated in 1894,  has decided to run- as an "independent" for Victoria City.    He. states that  b  he is not in accord with the present opposition. The Hon. Robert cannot be  accused of being too progressive or at  all radical iri his views. In fact he is  a sort of encyclopedia of parliamentary  rules, and is somewhat similar to a  railway train, so long as he keeps in a  groove he is all right, but once off the  track he is lost, locoed, hoodoed. ..Robert is a back number,a relic of pre-civili-  zation days in the. province, and should  ac-  The Hon. Robert  Beaven an inedpendent .'���A donkey, a  lady's lap-dog.  continueat his legitimate  calling  cumulating moss  H. B. Munroe has trot his  in running* order.  ��� ini^i.i--    ������.r'lJui' -    i..r--T ill   -��� . fini> .-i r,   ������ i   - -      ��� ,���-    m- i- -��� , I,- -i  ;,  milkshake  Awarded  Highest Honors-���World's i-air,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  A Pure (irape Cream of Tartar Powder;  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  H.   HALLETT,  Ql5<xttiBtttf ����oftcitoXr  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   Ei.O.  ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (pxot>inci<xl $L<Xnb ^utfjegor  AND  Civil,  ENGINEER,       ;    \  ��� Qtofar^ (pufiftC ~ MIDWAY,    B.C.  JOHN   A.   CORYELL,  a.m., b.c.a.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrig-ation Projects, Eng-ineerhig-and Survey  Work, with plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediate^- attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion of Osoj-oos  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  . HENRY ��� NICHGLSON,  Qtof&rg (pu8?k, (tttming .gtgenf  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office .���Camp McKinney.  N'B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinit3r for disposal.  G.   A.   GUESS, M.A.  H.   A.  GUESS,   M.A.  Assayers & Chemists,  Thoroughly familiar with Bouudarj'- Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assaA-s and aualj-ses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.        . ���  Greenwood, B.C.  QMARLES AE. SMAW,  Civil    Engineer,  ��ommton arib (probinciat ficinb Ifsurftegor.  GREENWOOD,      -'"������'    B.C.  I  SUCCESSOR  TO  d.   P.   HARLAN,  ��� 4* ass aye r 4-  GREENWOOD  B.C.  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  AST   Perfect fit guaranteed.  ��� O  crj  O  p  o  -(-*  (G  -t->  1/3  tu  c  ct> ,  z.  CSJ��T3  ��  0  t*  0  ���  ������-���  u  0  ��q  0  0  ��  JH'  H  1���1  O  "51?  BR  of Ores  mined a  O"  O  "i*��  v  t  I  ysis  Exa  ��  "3   v\  ft.  i An  Mine  w  s  K  w  0  be  U^U-nJ  V)  vy  <  u  H.H  O O  ���3'-!  �������'  /HIDWAY,   B.C.,  IE  MINING BROKERS.  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance. Bt^jW��&UB!B!&W!3SrMffrt2XX!l2BIJ5i  y^-y����^��^i*;^j^*^^  .^OT^'^ff^  I  n.  U  V:  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK    TIMES  %xfo  ffflfyofcBtxkxB ofT3?tne0, .J^tqueto <fcnb C^jatB-  COPPER   STREET  GREENWOOD,   B:C  The Greenwood City Mercantile Co. has been appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL CO.'S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you will use no other. Their  brands are << Hungarian, " " XXXX,'/. '' Strong Bakers','' "'Economy,''  and i i 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 !  SUNDAY   CLOSING.  A meeting- was held in Rendell &  Co's. hall, Wednesday evening*, to talk  over the Sunday closing- question.  Mayor Wood was elected chairman and  D. A. Mackenzie secretary.  Rev. T. C. Guy and Messrs. Garland,  Smailes, Phelan, Smith, Galloway,  MclOntire, Ford and Nelson addressed  the nieeting-, giving" their views as to  the advisability or inadvisability of  closing* their places of business on Sundays. The meeting- then adjourned,  having- arrived at no definite conclusion.  THE   CORBIN   RAILWAY.  The Miner would not be surprised if  D. C. Corbin succeeded in running-  trains into the Boundary Creek country at no distant date. He may not  build a railway into that district ; such  a conting*enc3r is, in fact, highly improbable. It is, however, not unreasonable to suppose that he will  extend  his railway system to a point at or  near Cascade City, where it would connect with the Robson-Penticton railway, to be built this year by the Canadian Pacific railway. Mr. Corbin may  then use the R. & P. road as far west  as Midwaj--, where he would commence  the construction of a line to Republic  Camp and other important points on  the Colville reservation which he is desirous of tapping*.  But it is not supposed that the Spokane Falls & Northern Railway company will allow this privilege without  g*iving* a quid pro quo. Mr. Corbin  should he wish to use the C. P. R.  tracks along* the Kettle river valley he  may be called upon by the C. P. R. to  contribute as much as half the cost of  the construction of the railway between  Cascade City and Midway, as well as  to pay his share towards maintaining-  the line in g*ood repair. Besides these  considerations he may have to make  important concessions to his big- rival  in order that the latter may gain access  to Spokane and other points to the  south, so long* desired by the C. P. R.,  by granting* track privileg-es over his  main line.���Rossland Miner.  EASY   GAME   FOR   J.   BULL.  While Uncle Sam is strug-g-ling" with  the difficulties of his own little seven-  by-nine war he mig*ht stop and reflect  that the Spanish-American difficulty  would seem like a trifling* affair to his  distinguished relative, John Bull.  There has scarcely been a day during- any of the last fif^ years when  Great Britain had not Q^ its hands a  big*g*er war than the conflict which is  now such a tax upon the resources of  the United States.  Uncle Sam strug-g-ling- amid the bur-  dersome responsibilities of one little  war must envy and admire John Bull's  capacit)' for calmly and comfortably  carrying on two or three little wars  and attending- to his reg*ular business  at the same time���Telegram.  __��J j=.T=iii'��i!:wJCs��j,-.eMj'-_i'K  <:���>  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ��� Mi  ;**:  1^  JAMES   MARTIN,  M.   P    P.  Mr- James Martin was the choice of  the Rossland Opposition convention  held on Wednesday last, and consequently will be the first member for  the district. The people Of Rossland  are strong* in their opposition but  weak in their punctuality. The convention was called for 8 o'clock and it  was nearly 9 before the delegates were  all present. Mr. Kirk at once took the  chair and a committee examined the  credentials and reported. " Mr. Ross of  Greenwood held proxies for all the  other delegates from Midway and  Greenwood and two proxies from  Grand Forks. Messrs. Manley, Addison and Davey of Grand Forks objected to Mr. Ross holding proxies  from Grand Forks delegates.  Mr. Ross explained how the delegates were appointed. He regretted  that a certain portion of the people of  Grand Forks had ^not sufficient confidence in the delegates who made the  objection to trust them with proxies,  but he . could not be held accountable  for this. The proxies were offered him  and he accepted them. The objection  was not considered by the  convention.  One of the delegates from Trail then  thoug*ht the voting* power from Boundary was too large.',,. Mr. Ross offered  to compromise by reducing the 'number  of his proxies from TO to 6. This was  agreeable to every one, and the platform was then considered and adopted.  IHii  PLATFORM.'  The   platform, as   adopted, demanas  a separate representation for Boundary  creek; the   readjustment  of   the   provincial representation ; the reorganization of the civil service, with a view to  greater economy ; liberal expenditures  for  publio   works ���; "discouragement  of  Oriental immigration".;' amendments to  the   land   act, sob that coal may be reserved as well as   minerais ; timber to  be disposed  of  by  open  competition ;  agricultural   land  to  be  reserved  for  actual settlers ; repeal of the mortg-age  tax; abolition of  the   miner's   license  as applied to   working   miners ; future  aids to railways   to   be  conditioned to  provincial control, both of the  raising  and expenditure of capital, the rates of  transportation and the  employment of  labor ; the regulation of the normal expenditure of the province  to meet the  normal   revenue; the  placing  of  coal  mines upon the same footing as metal-  iferous mines with regard to taxation ;  a   substantial   increase  on   the tax on  wild   lands;   that  eight   hours   constitute a day's labor on all public   works  and   underground, and  that six days  constitute a week's labor.  Messrs. James Martin, D. B. Bogle  Hugh M:Cutjheon and F. C. Cotton,  M. P. P. of Vancouver, were placed in  nomination. The latter nomination  ,wos nKule that Mr. Cotton might address the convention. After the  nominations the'public were admitted  and Dominion hall was soon crowded,  although the hour was late.  Messrs. Martin and Bogle endorsed  the platform in short but eloquent  speeches, and both declared their intention of   abiding b)*   the  decision of  the convention. Mr. McCutchebn retired in Mr. Martin's favor, and Mr.  Cotton delivered a splendid campaign  speech.  . The vote was then taken. Mr. Martin secured 24 votes and Mr. Bogle 10.  Mr. Martin was declared the choice of  the convention.  Cheers for Mr. Martin, Mr. Bogle  and the Queen broug*ht the convention  to a close.  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Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, MidwaV, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For.cs.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tues-  da\s, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passengers aud Express.  *��'��"* Will sell   throug-h  Tickets  to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle, or Portland. ���.'K^t iVft- ������'QfX^iifrtt**. (id ���^^Ml>^IM^^M^��^^Trf^8y^'���*  ff*r",^,i'^^,i-'rf.Y:<"Y^^  V P  ���8  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES.  '���iga��^JKi^,a*'^.rjwy,.>-'*w>p^i*'*|,.4 mw.*fyT**gr*^r**a"**wff���>..���w^mwH.f'iWruwt*'*'.m*-1 ���-ffi- "-ft*���??������*���*���*����� h^-wuimuriu^wimhilIwj.*jjw w ijjumvm��mm***&iiiiGaJjmw*MWvmnM,wv��mMmiwfwmwnmm  f*-^4i^.*i^g*~t,">^*;'HH��r^T*'^*^-y:T'g'-.  ���.*^W^*P3=  =">��T3R*.*��=r*^ *��tf*5.3Sif�� KBHatMSFS  wwi <n3snc*��rre?  Pjgow*w*3*y^��i!igtiH**i|jF.'*iair'*7T**^ ��ra,.ar-'��  ���Bir^lHHWfT  \,  i;n-'.?&^-.,-3f  fe"  CT3^ia*^a2r^rris��n2rasFK*cisxcrs3*s��x^  ^rana ca  races,--jumpin  wood v.  .<k  ���v  ll of-SJ  its* roc  ���i  s* consisting ox Horse-racing running  P-i -A t  ^dniiin^ contests, tm  the New Grounds* recently cleared and graded.  SbsA.  1%  lays  WlJ  a  e display of fireworks and  For further particulars see posters or address the Committee*  G SCOTT GALLOWAY, Pres,  * %^���  c  i ^ecy#i  j THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  ��� l-'i  in  i  i  -.i i  Rev. Mr. Guy  next week.  leaves   for   the East  Jack Farrelt is developing* the Girl  of the Period, in Wellington Gamp.  Duncan Mcintosh  of  the  Winnipeg*  mine is on a business trip to  Spokane.  The Greenwood camp road has been  repaired and is now being used by the  stage line.  Dr. Foster went  over  to   Camp  McKinney last  week  to attend   to   a lad.  named   Finnigan   who   had   his   arm  broken.  A church entertainment will be given  in Rendell & Go's, hall this evening*.  A good,, programme will be rendered  and refreshments served.  G. W. Rumbergerhas struck another  ledge on theldaho in Greenwood camp.  In doing some open work he uncovered  a strong* lead,   similar in  character to  ,  that on the Knob Hill.  G. R. Naden managing director of  the Bealey Lyoan & Investment Co.,  left for Vernon this Week. He is a witness in the suit arising out of the  assignment of J. W. Bassett, the late  C. P. Rvfreighter.  M. Y. Williams, general manager for  the Old Ironsides company came in  from Rossland this week and is busy  putting in the compressor plant on the  Old Ironsides and Knob Hill in Greenwood camp.  Dan Stuart came down from South  Deadwood this week, where he had  been working on the Emerald. Two  shafts have been sunk on the property,  one 25 and the other 12 feet. The  ledge has been struck . in the 25 foot  shaft.  Jno. M3rers and J. H. Jackman, returned from the North Fork the past  week, where they had been doing  assessment work on the Exchange, an  adjoining claim to the Seattle. They  are now doing assessment on the  Maine in Wellington camp.  Jno. Rogers of Wellington camp,  received a letter from his partner, H.  J. Jones, who is in the Similkameen  .country, stating that he had bonded a  claim to the B. A. company for $15,000.  The claim adjoins the property recently bonded by that company from R. A.  Brown.  Considerable work has been done on  the Greenwood wagon road between  the Snowshoe and the Winnipeg, under-  the foremanship of Joe Watson. The  road is now in excellent condition.  Two loads of machinery, one for the  Stemwinder and the other for the Ironsides were brought over it  on Sunday.  The machinery on the Athelstan in  Wellington camp is in place and running- smoothly. Two shifts are at  work in the shaft, under the foreman-  ship of James Hatch, of Rossland, who  took charg-e of work on the propert3r a  couple of weeks ag*o. Fred Oliver of  Spokane, one of the owners visited the  mine the past week.  M. McLean, foreman of the Stem-  winder and BrookU-n. in Greenwood  camp, was in the citv Tuesda3r. The  machineiw is all in for these properties  and will be put in place as soon as possible. It consists of boiler and hoisting machiner3' for each claim. On the  Stemwinder work is being- carried on  in both the shaft and tunnel.  W. T.   Smith   returned   on   Sunday  from Spokane.  Al Sanderson is busy developing* the  Jack Pot in Wellington camp.  Jno. Pallett, formerly of the Pioneer  hotel, has leased the  Snowshoe board  ing house.  James Cunning*ham and James  Moran are working on the Nug*g*ett,  an adjoining claim to the Gold Drop in  Greenwood camp.  R. C. McElruon,, has moved his  watch-repairing- establishment from  Smith & McRea's store to the building-  adjoining* the Windsor hotel.  Travel to the district is increasing  rapidly. It required three stages on  Sunday to, bring* all the passengers  from Grand Forks to Greenwood.  W. H. Young the well known Spokane mining man spent several daj-s  in Greenwood this week. He is interested in the Monarch mine, Greenwood  camp.  Geo. Henderson and Robert Murray  are working- oil the Kimberly and Copper Chief on Pass creek, about 50 feet  of a tunnel having* been run on the  property.  Over a hundred men are working in  Greenwood and Wellington camps at  the present time, the Winnipeg boarding house alo-ne feeding* twenty-five at  the present time.  James- Schubert, the road superintendent went as far East as Cascade  City and returned to Fair view on Tuesday. He intends making monthly  trips to this district.  Joe Kelly came in from Pass creek  on Tuesday, where he has been working on the Big 4. A rich strike has  been made on the claim, assays from  the ledge running $20 in gold.  The Ironsides company have men at  work developing the Knob Hill, Victoria, ^Etna and Fourth of July in Greenwood camp. On the Knob Hill a tunnel has been run about 40 feet.  J. C. Haas, M. E., left for Spokane  on Sunday's stage. He will be g*one  about a week. When he returns work  will be commenced on the Golconda  group of claims in South Deadwood.  Fraser Bros., of Wellington camp,  returned the past week after doing  assessment work on the Berkshire Eass  in Summit camp. They are now working on the Prince Edward group in  Camp McKinne3r, No. 2.  A. E. Grossman an experienced man  in his line is now in charge of the  Columbia Bottling Works. Besides  handling the excellent product of the  Eion Brewery, Rossland, this company  is making all kinds of soda waters and  soft drinks of the finest quality.  F. C. Gamble the public, works engineer for the province reached Green-  wrood on Saturda3r. He was accompanied by C. A. R. Lambly the gold commissioner. Mr. Gamble made arrangements for the erection of the new  school ho use at Greenwood. He left for  Kootena3' via Marcus.  It is reported that the Royal Banner  mineral claim in Summit camp has  been bonded to an EngHsh syndicate  for $30,000. Of this amount $1,000 has  been paid in cash and the balance is to  be paid before March of next year.  The Ro3ral Banner is owned by Joe  Young, Al Rogers and John   Ashfield.  J. B. Moody returned from Spokane  on Tuesday.  Mayor Wood returned on Sunday  from a business trip to Rossland.  J.Bell and Alex. Wallace returned  from a prospecting trip on the West  Fork the past week, and are at present  outfitting with the intention of developing their properties there.  Jean Sullivan,, one of the first prospectors to locate on Canyon and Cedar  creeks,Was in the city Tuesday and  Wednesday. He reports a large number of prospectors going into the West  Fork and Canyon creek camps.  Duncan Ross editor of The Times  has gone to the Rossland, convention  with a dozen or so of proxies in his-  pocket. Those readers who are piously  inclined will kindly remember him in  their daily supplications, for there is-  no living* creature more in need of Divine guidance than a country editor  during an election campaign.  Office Supplies,  Draftsmen's Supplies, etc.  V^e carr\r Eveo'thing- in our line.  Books, Stationery, WaLl. Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD    :    :    B.C. ..  1 ��4|% ij-^U <5$&i <?$&>> @$fi ��4]b ��4Jh gw"* ew> w e4lU  MISS   O.   ME DILL,  Dressmaking and Millinery Parlors.  Sample Hats, in the latest st3-les, will  arrive in a few da3*s.  COPPER  STREET,   GREENWOOD.  &  Delicious  Toothsome  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  n. E. ERAZEE,  Mamill Block  Copper Street.  A.l Cedar Shingles,   in  any quantity,,  for sale by  Boundary Creek Milling & Lumber Co.,  Greenwood, B. C.   ���ft*���  AFTER MAY 1st, 1S98, TICKETS OF  Admission for ordinal^- hospital treatment may be obtained at the Greenwood Hospital at the rate of Two Dollars a month or  Twentv Dollars per annum.  R.   W.   JAKES,  M.D., CM. '-������/'/'���  OJh  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES.  ./���  KETTLE   RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record   of Mineral  Locations for  the   Week  Ending June 7th, 1898.  May   31.  Earldom, Deadwood camp, Edward M. KelVy.  Marg-uerite, Summit camp, T. Hog-an.  Colorado,   Golden   Rule   (fractional),   Summit  camp, Frank Dalton.  Manchester, Deadwood camp, P. McVicar.  Porto Rico, Skylark camp, R.J. Evans.  June 1.  Dewey, Deadwood camp, J. W. Gradeu.  North Star. Kettle river, J. Keen et al.  June 2.  Crystal  Gold   Mine   and   Forest   Bell, Kettle  river, J. Keen et al. ^  Woodstock, Greenwood camp, J. McAllister.  Ben -My  Chree,  Long- Lake camp, F. W. Mc-  Laine and R. H. Berg-man.  June 3.  Lake View, Graham's camp, G. D. Gunning-ham  June 4.  Eiig-le, Kimbcrl3-camp, Fred. Haussener.  June G.  Campania,  Etruria, Lucania, Umbria, ���Myer's  creek, Wm. G. McMynn.  Little Bell, Canyon creek, Duncan Ross.    '  Annie BrattoivCain-ou creek, Moses Burns.  Mag-net, Cation creek, C. Van Ness.  Last Chance, Deer creek, Louis Duellette.  Reeder, Can\-on creek, S. Jarrel and J. Reeder.  Carrie L., Can3'on creek, S. Jarrel and J.Reedcr  Exchequer (fractional), Deadwood camp, E. C.  Brown. ,  Ursus, Graham's camp, J as. Beckwith.  June 7.      ,  Florence (fractional), Deadwood camp,  J.  H.. ,  Macfarlane.  Mag-nolia, Tin Home, Colusa and Dora, Smith's  camp, F. C. Woods and M. Stitson.  Certificates of Work.  May 31.  Vernon, Contact, Ossian Wave.and Tidal Wave,  A. E. Keaiev.  June 2.  Nellie Ma3', H. McKeon.  Mag-nolia, W. M-Law.  Jack Pot, R. M. McEntire.  June 4.  Good Luck and Bash Bonanza No. 4, C. B. Bash  June 6.  Garfield. Andrew Spence et al.  Myrtle, A. A. Mcintosh.   ,  June 7.  Hiawatha, W. A. Glover.  C. O. D., R. Donag-in.  Transfers.  May 31.  Blue Jaj\ 1-16  interest, E. J. Edwards to Evan  Parr3r.  Surprise, Y\-  interest,  E.  C. Brown   to   T.  A.  Garland.  June 2.  Canadian,  all interest, Lulu  E. Sutherland to  James Sutherland.  Luc3', 3-5 interest, T. Murra3^  and J. Smith to  A. G. Davis, J. B. Estep aud S. E. Walker.  Blue Bell,  all interest, A. G.  Davis and  J. B.  Estep to T. Murry, J. Smith aud S. E. Walker  Lucy, Blue Bell, 1-6 interest, A. G. Davis to E.  J. Edwards.  Fourth of July,  all interest, G. R. Naden. and  I. Hallett to Ja3' P. Graves.  June 6.  M3rrtle, ]A, interest, A. A. Mcintosh to  Adolph  Sereu.  M3rrtle. % interest,  A. A. Mcintosh  to  Joseph  Sterrett.  June 7.  Little Ruth,  %  interest,   W. M. Law to  G. A.  Perkins.  De\ve3', all interest, J. N. Gradin to G. H. Ford.  CORRESPONDENCE.  Ti-ik Boundary Creek Tijviks publishes communications on matters of public interest,  but disclaims anv responsibilit3' for the  opinions expressed in this column.  Sunday   Closing   Law.  To the Editor of The Times:  Sir:���The law which could be  broug-ht to bear on Sunday trading* in  British Columbia is simply that embodied in 1858 from British law where  for every Sunday's trading* a man is  liable to 48 hours in the stocks. The  stocks were abolished but the act remains and the mag-istrate can institute  the jail instead. Cinch.  Rossland.  W fa  Greenwooo.  L1AUTED    LIABILITY.  Sf  Qfteaf (grfafe anb Qfttnms Q&xoUxb,  s  Financial & Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN.   Manager  ^^^.���<SfcgT3��raire^f^-.;^-g;gaCT^Vi-*^C.-g&?^^^^  1  Greenwo'od City, Boundary Greek,,,. B,G  ^.     ^.. -��� . ^tf. .���'���-��� .���.,.''���������  ' ' b ''���''..'. -.'���.'  'Wc are prepared to welcome Guests and provide g*ood accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining* Men.        Best of Wines, Liquors and Cig*ars.  ���-������L,ivery Stable in connection.-���t-��� V  y  S  rietbr,  !j^��H��^ffft^:.vjiifc��t,^wj.i':u.MJ��m*^  "TC  del,  Has Rempved to New Store  Next Windsor Hotel" Work  Promptly and Correctly Done,  Look for the Sign of the Watch*  ^���N***49  ��������*=**�����>  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines,--���-Liquors and Cig-ars.  Good   Stabling.  (^BOHnifflOTaOT22��Kri3S30SHe  ���xoSJ  Greenwood,   B.C.  flSfc**^^  ��!,'*    j?I*    ��1'*  ^v   ^f��c    *4?  ���w****��  -^*��   Store Fronts & Fixtures a SpeeialtA-  o�����  vmm  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  SQUARE   HOUSE.  (J)  ���J  Ul  Ul  o  CO  Greenwood City, B.C.  Geo. E. Seymouk & Co., Props.  First-class   Accommodation.  Stages  from  all  parts pass the  door.  SQUARE    TREATMENT.  (I)  o  c  m  "0  2  o  m  0)  ���&&Ss&3��53jB4ZS2J'��IZ3SrXL.Z:  ���^xsz^sr^-Jt^jK^jsuzz:.^ ��� zmu&i  \Sf~\8  WANT  To Subscribe for any of the Leading Magazines  Write for Rates to  j.  MIDWAY  m-  1ST  B.C.  ���"O  .acts:  GREENWOOD,     B.O.  i"��.     gy-    c-v-s-  "**<**      I'i?      '''$  All kinds of work  executed to the  satisfaction of customers. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  THE   CARSON   CONVENTION.  -f h''  }..;t  I  %  %  '&  The first meeting: at which all parts  of Boundary Creek were represented  was held at Carson on Saturday night.  Every section of the district from Cascade City to Rock Creek had its delegates all having- the same object in  view, the promotion of the interests of  Boundary Creek and the defeat of the  Turner government. The delegates  assembled in the cosy Oddfellow's hall  and Duncan Ross of Greenwood was  unanimously voted to the chair on  motion of Mr. Manly of Grand Forks.  Mr. McRae of Greenwood moved that  Mr. E. Spragget of Grand Forks act as  secretary and this was carried unanimously.  Messrs.     Murray    of   Midway   and  Matheson of Cascade City   were   then  appointed a committee on   credentials.  They   reported   as   follows:  Cascade City���-Mr.   Matheson.  Grand    Forks���Chas.     Hay,     John  Manly, E. Spraggett,   J.   Addison, W.  B. Davey,   Peter McCallum.^  Carson���D. McLaren.  Greenwood���Thps. Miller,   D. C. McRae, ' W...S.    Keith,   Duncan   Ross,    C.  Scott Galloway (by proxy)   and James  Kerr (by proxy).  Midway���Thos. McCauley, Hug*h  Murray and J. P. McLeod, (by proxy).  Mr. F. H. McCarter of Grand Forks  at the request of meeting* explained  what had been done at the previous  Rossland convention. It was then decided to send delegates to the Rossland  convention on June 8th and an effort  be made to secure for the Boundary  Creek the same representation at Rossland as at the Carson convention.  Mr. Chas. Hay at this stage delivered a short but eloquent address pointing out the disadvantages under which  Boundary Creek had been placed and  urging a united tight for the political  rights and political existence of the  district.  Many of the delegates then urged,  that a Boundary Creek man be placed  in nomination at the Rossland convention.  This was agreed to. A long discussion then ensued. The majority desired the candidate named then but others  deemed it wiser to defer the selection  until the delegates could have a caucus  in Rossland upon the day of nomination.  During the discussion Mr. \ Hay and  Mi*. Manly announced that they would  not be candidates. Mr. Hay, proposed  the name of Mr. Robert Wood of Greenwood. This would have been acceptable to the majority of the delegates  . but Mr. "Wood was absent and there  was no means of ascertaining if he  would consent to anomiiicition.  Mr. W. B. Dave}7- then nominated  Mr. Ross. Mr. Ross refused to allow  this resolution to be voted upon until  it could be seen if there was any other  Boundary Creek man available. He  pointed out that the convention had  decided to nominate a Boundary Creek  man and it was apparent there was no  Boundar3' Creek man anxious to secure  the nomination.  Mr. Spraggett suggested that instead  of pledging the delegates to support a  Boundary Creek man they should be  pledged to support a Boundary Creek  nomination.  The whole question was left in abeyance until the delegates could meet at  Rossland on Wednesday. It was felt  that whatever course the delegates  would then take, they would act as a  Boundary Creek unit.  The meeting which had been harmonious though a spirited one adjourned  at midnight. ��  CONTRACTORS   AT   ROSSLAND.  On the Spokane Falls & Northern  railway northbound train this morning  will be a large delegation of contractors. ", They are going to Robson in connection with the building of the Colttm-  bia & Western Railway from Robson  to Midway.  Yesterday H. G. Coykendall and G.  Foley, two well known St. Paul contractors, arrived in the city and will be  among the northbound delegation this  morning. Mr. Coykendall told a  Spokesman-Review reporter yesterday  that he was not interested so far in the  contracts. It is evident he expects to  be, or it may be that he is interested  with Mackenzie & Mann. Formerly  he was a contractor on the Great Northern railway. ,  Mr. Foley is a member of the firm of  Foley Bros. This firm with Peter parson of Helena and Mackenzie & Mann  pooled their interests and have taken  the contract for the construction of the  work. Mr. Foley was reticent in regard to the matter. Asked as to the  statement that has been made, that the  contract will amount to between $3,500-  000 and $4,000,000, he said he thought  the correct figures would be between  $2,000,000 and $3,000,000.  The contracting firm will at once establish headquarters at Robson and  proceed to let out sub-contracts.  ' These sub-contracts are those in  which the local contractors are so much  interested. There will be sub-contracts for grading, for stonework, for  furnishing ties and for all the different  portions of the construction. "The successful bidders have taken the contract  for the entire construction, including  grading, bridging, tracklaj-ingy furnishing and lai'ing ties���in fact, doing  everything but putting in the equipment. The line is to be 105 miles long.  One of the contractors, said yester-  da}' from 3000 to 5000 men will be employed. The3r will come from all over  the country, many from Canada. Yvrork  will be started at once. It is understood the agreement is to rush it  through to an early completion. It  was stated'yesterday b}r a contractor  that the line may be completed and  ready for business inside of a year.���  Spokesman-Review.  A miner who had worked only two  days at the Cariboo mine fell 50 feet  down the shaft last week and was instantly killed. He was a. stranger in  the district'and his name has not been  ascertained.  Boundary Valley   Lodge,  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  . .    1    Evening   at   8.00   in  their lodg-e room'at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning- brethren. W. M. Law, N.G.  D. C. McRae, Rec. Sec.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, I.O.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the last Thursday evening- of every  morith. Visiting- Members are cordialLy welcomed.  GEORGE F. MILLER,  G. A. Guess, Recording Secretary.  Chief Ranger. 45  BOUNDARY CREEK MINING & COMMERCIAL  ASSOCIATION  WILL   meet   every   alternate   Wednesday  .Evening- in Rendell .&  Co.'s  hall at &  o'clock.   The meeting's are open to the public.  J.P.HARLAN, THOS. HARDY,  68 Secretar3r. President-  i.    prTT^T;I^BCl���'^���lllMlJ��T-q|^��^^^*nJ^*^^v^�����1^^ in rflll 11IIII  MINERAL .ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  LAKE SIDE FRACTION Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining-, division of  Yale district. Where located : In Long- Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that wey Seth Emerson, free  miner's certificate, No. 327a, and J. A.  Cameron, free miner's certificate No. 326a, 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 18th day of March. 1898. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  notice.  ANCHOR Mineral Claim,  situate in the Kettle River   mining-  division of  Yale district.  Where located : Long-Lake camp.  rpAKE   notice   that   I,  George   D.  LeysonT  X       free miner's .certificate No.  95327, 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 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  ENTERPRISE (fractional.) mineral claim,  situate in the Kettle River mining, division  of Yale district. Where located : Long Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that I, George D. Leyson, free  miner's certificate No. 95,327, intend sixty  daA'S from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  . for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TWIN Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, J. W. Hugh Wood, free  miners's certificate No. 361a, intend, sixty  daj's from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements,,  for the purpose of obtaining- a crown -grant of  the above claim.  And further take  notice  that action,   uudei  section 37,'.must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  - Dated this 15th dav of Aoril, 1898. 84  MINERAL  ACT,   1896..  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BONNIE BELL Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood camp.  '"PAKE   Notice   that   I,   Robert   Wood,  free  J_ miner's certificate No. 360a, 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 .-.ibove claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance, of such certificate of imorovements.  Dated this 15th day of Apri'l. 1898. 84 iSC  j I (if '<,i.*ii'��i in* i^^p^'^MpJUfjnr^'il^itiriiioritff^.  Zl&&Z2Z^ZXSii&^^  W0\  : **"   ���".fe/ .T-  ��2*:'iiKv l'w*��'tZ-l*Miz'MZ'1 I'ms �����- $��*��� ir ����� Q * a-:****1  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps, From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD,  LONG   LAKE,  DEADWOOD,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK,  WHITE AND  ATWOOD,  ELLINGTON   and   SMITH  CAMPS  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment.  -o-  For'price of Lots arid other information, address  Robt Wood or C, S, Galloway,  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, i��  Or  apply  to  the Agents;  A.  K.  STUART,  Vancouver.  '('; 5  .31  1  .._--w*ffi ���*��� mw-��*��^.' ntnarm** u,VR^y. Itc-ICT- WXX'^r, 2.1?". j .itz "C  4  ������iW'f  T"^  ^     in  ij,   r"  i A ���*  O* *.' *o  ills lo/ .oacier  O  iiifeal Koller  *'  ��;.  'w  '?  s  net &  ���*$  *��� Gii  v* ban Jrri  lUKee j  urner  b��-  iilCISCO i  utf  &4 <S  r  ia   Flour  ^  '*  Denver* and Mendelssohn Piano company* Toronto  R>

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