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 t i  1897  T5?ed% jfroutnat  PUBLISHED AT GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  r& wj*1 \av WWj!  \-mmmmrii  n ^i n ,n r**i  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps, ^From this  new  town   roads  lead   to   the  GREENWOOD,  DEADWOOD.  ��IIJS  "' J!  LONG   LAKE,  SKYLARK,  and   SMITH  CAMPS  Lots are selling freely and are a good investment.  For price of Lots and other information, address  Of  C   S,  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B.C.  Or  apply  to  the Agents %  .   C. F.  COSTERTON,  Vernon; B.C  A.  K.  STUART/Vancouver.  m  y]  "nr  **    - ;"'Jrr--'��<i,>y'.-'��'-',.r.-'**;:-,V-'i''ri'  i:-,!;^;^;--^^^-   ������'������������'::-:'-      '00$;00ff0M  ^���:S":''i:^W^*S0Wvi  !/i.  4      i       /-J  >    I  ''SI  T t-  1    F"v  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  !���'  Vol, II.  GREENWOOD CITY, B,G, SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897,  42  2 No, 16,  [iriMiiiiiiii��iT>n*rntiMii migm\nt ���-nimiii-tnirr -���-"��������--"���  ^mf*&***x^^"~***v*&k&-m****��mmi**t��*<tMarmm*~  THE DIAMOND cJUBlLEE CELEBRATION.  N CELEBRATION .of Her Majesty the Queen's  $ Diamond Jubilee a cricket match was played on  Tuesday between elevens representing Greenwood and Midway, on the latter Club's grounds.  The weather left nothing to be desired the sky  being for the greater part of the day being overcast and'cloudy, and a shower of rain which fell  during the previous night effectually laid the dust. Play  was commenced shortly after 10:30 a.m., Mr. Hodgson, who  captained the Greenwood eleven, elected to send his men  first to the wicket. For Greenwood Woodhouse and Hodgson alone succeeded in making any soft of stand against  the bowling of Morgan and Gardom, arid by half-past-  twelve...the score stood at 49 for all wickets down. For  Midway R. Stuart and Morgan compiled together 43 runs  before they were separated, when play was adjourned for  luncheon in the pavilion where an excellent cold collation  was served, prepared by the ladies of Midway.' At 1:30  Deans joined R. Stuart at the bat, and Luff and \Voodhouse  were put on to bowl in the place of Hodgson and Smith.  The change in the bowling proved beneficial, notwithstanding Deanssucceeded in making the respectable score* of 30  runs before he was caught by Smith at point. Bergman,  captaining Midway, also made double figures, and at the  close of the innings the home team had scored 124. In the  2nd. innings Greenwood did better, Hodgson making the  top score of the day with a brilliantly compiled 31 ; Wood-  house also did yeoman's service for the visitors, playing a  very careful game ; and he had just become well set when  he was unfortunately run out. After Midway had made in  their 2nd. innings 50 runs* for two wickets stumps were  drawn, the visitors thus being decisively defeated by eight  wickets and 39 runs. Both elevens showed want of practice  but in all points Midway was undoubtedly the stronger. It  is hoped that a return match will be played in about a  month's time when Greenwood will have the opportunity of  reversing their recent beating. The following is the full  score :  GREENWOOD.  Name.-  1st Innings.  2nd Inning's.  H. M. Lamb, b Morgan  1   c Gordon, b Deans  0  F. Holmes, c and b Gordon  5  F. R. Elkius, c McLaiue, b Morgan .. 1  A. Woodhouse, b Morgan 10  F. B. Smith, c and b Morgan  1  G. T. Hodgson, c R. Stuart, b Gardom 23  C. W. H. Sansom, c McMynn, b M'gau 0  F. McMaun, c aud b Gardom  0  T. S. Millig-an, b Gardom -7  C. Haines (sub), not out  0 Luff, c Deans, b Gardom..Id  Hcdlev (sub), b Deans  0 R. Collins, b Gardom  6  Bves  1 """  b Deans   1  not out  7  not out 18  c Unsworth, b Gardom .. 0  b Gardom 31  b Gardom   0  st Bergman, b Gardom .. 0  b Gardom   2  Total 40  Byes, extras  6  Total......86  MIDWAY.  Name.     .. . 1st Innings.  R. Stuart, c Milligau, b Smith ..29   not out  G. Morgan, c and b Hodgson :.14   c and b Hodgson  R.W. Deans, e Smith, b Luff ,...30  J. C. Brown, b Woodhouse..... 44  R. H. Bergman, st Hodgson, b W'h'se 18  F. McLaiue, b Woodhouse .,  1  A. K. Stuart, b Woodhouse..  9  Gardom, not out  7  W. H. Norris, b Milligau  3  W. G. McMvnn, b Milligau 0  J. A. Unsworth, b Milligau ,  2<  Extras  7  2nd Innings.   ...19   17  c Elktns, b Smith............14  not out.....  0  [Bergman, McLaiue, A.  K. Stuart, Gardom, Mc-  Mynn, Norris and Unsworth did not bat.]  Extras........ '.   Total......124        ���  ������ Total 57  In the evening the Greenwood visitors were hospitably  entertained at the-Lancashire house with a dinner, at the  close of which Mr. Hodgson in a few aptly-chosen words  expressed on behalf of his team acknowledgment of the  courtesy and hospitality extended towards them. Mr.  Bergman,   in responding,   said  he   hoped  that  the   day's  match would be but the first of many friendly and enjoyable contests between the two clubs. He could not say that  he regretted Greenwood's present defeat, because he did  not (laughter), but he thought he might safely state that  the vanquished had nevertheless enjoyed'the day's play of  the good old English national game as heartily and as  thoroughly as the conquerors (cheers). Mr. McMynn then  proposed " the health of Her Most Gracious Majesty the  Queen." The toast was drunk with the greatest enthusiasm, the company joining in the singing of the National  Anthem, which was followed cheers. Later, a smoking  concert, at which Mr. W. H. Norris presided in the capacity  of chairman, took place in the town hall���formerly known  as Palmerston's hall���and a capital programme was carried  out, every number being well-received. Mr. Morgan play- ���  ed all the accompaniments very skillfully on the auto-harp.,  At midnight an exceedingly enjoyable day, was brought to  a close with the singing of " Auld Lang Syne " and " God  save the Queen," in which all heartily joined.  $&  ">i*  -ft?  THE   DAY   IN   GREENWOOD.  While the residents of Greenwood made no special preparations to celebrate Jubilee Day yet like the people of  probably every locality in the great Empire over which Her  Majesty reigns, they lighted their bonfire and fired a royal  salute. On Monday most of the houses in the town- were  decorated with flags and these continued to wave until after  Tuesday. . On Tuesday morning a few went to Grand  Forks" and a few to Midway but the majority remained at  home. In the afternoon a volunteer company, including  several ladies, was organized and proceeded to the top of  the mountain on which the Spotted Horse mineral claim is  located and which overlooks the town, where they built up  a huge pile of wood surrounding a tree. One of the party,  Mr. Gulley, further securely fastened a large flag to the  top of one of the trees, while another, Mr. Bosshart, prepared the dynamite for the royal salute. At dusk Mr. Boss-  hart and Mr. Propper returned to the mountain and soon  the vicinity was illuminated with a magnificent blaze ; at  the same time the regularly fired royal salute reverberated  from hill to hill. In commemoration of the day several of  those who ascended the peak favored the suggestion that it  hereafter be called Jubilee mountain.  ."!���.  tie  THE   GRAND   FORKS   CELEBRATION.  The Grand Forks Jubilee Celebration was attended by a  large number of visitors from the surrounding districts.  The different events on the programme of sports were keenly contested and several of the prizes were won by residents  of Greenwood. In. the drilling contest Lynch and Callahan  from the Golden Crown mine won the first prize and Hoff-  stetter and Winters, of Greenwood^ second. Several fast  horses were entered in'the races, the Curlew Creek grays  which distinguished themselves at Greenwood during the  Queen's birthday celebration, securing several prizes.  5^  Precisely at noon on Tuesday, while the open-air service  was being held at St. Paul's, London, Her Majesty the  Queen, as previously announced, sent simultaneously messages of greeting to all parts of her Empire. Owing to the  difference in time, the Australian colonies did not receive  the message till late in the evening, while in Canada the  telegrams were received from four to eight hours before the  hour in London at which they were despatched.  "       -'I..   A  V     ''  '.-��� ;���  / i  ifefc& 2' THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  DISCOURAGING RAILWAY NEWS.  Boundary Creek district will in all  probability keep the greater portion of  its wealth this year because the promoters of two rival railway companies refused to ag-ree at Ottawa. The Rossland Miner's Ottawa correspondent  writing- under date June 18 explains  the matter in the following way :  " Although   the   Dominion    government was anxious to subsidize  a  railway as far as Penticton" this year, and  althoug-h   the  Eastern  members  were  ready to vote  for  such   a  proposition,  the   whole   matter   has   been    finally  abandoned on account  of  the  conduct  of some parties promoting the Victoria,  Vancouver   &   Eastern   railway,   who  could not get all they wanted, from the  promoters of the Columbia &  Western  railway.    It   is  just   as well   that the  people   of   British   Columbia     should  know the facts.    As stated in this correspondence last night an arrangement  was   reached   by   which   the   railway  committee,was going to pass both bills  to-day, all interests in the   Coast  road  being amalgamated with the Columbia  & Western railway for  certain   considerations.    This agreement was  signed  by Dr. Milne in a lawyer's  office  here  last night.    Dr. Milne got pretty much  what he had in the first   instance  suggested.    It is understood that  for  certain sums of money to be paid over  at  different times, and in   all   amounting  to $55,000, Dr. Milne was to hand  over  or amalgamate the   whole   affair  with  the   Columbia   &   Western.      Charles  Hyman and Herbert Holt are now controlling the Columbia &  Western, and  had completed   their   arrangements   to  go on with the building of the  road  at  once.    ' Everything   was   closed    last  night, but this morning Dr. Milne sent  a letter to one of the promoters  of  the  Columbia & Western that he could not  stand by   his   agreement.    Those who  were supporting-  Milne  g-ot   disgusted  with the   whole   affair, and   the  result  was that there was   no   quorum   at  to-  da3'-'s committee meeting-.    Heinze and  War field   were   present   at.   the   committee."  It is just possible that some arrangements niay yet sbe made through which  Heinze will be able to  build  the  road.  He  has   a  great  deal  to  lose  by  riot  building- ; he has a  large  land   grant ;  he secures $4,000 a .mile for 100 miles if  he begins construction  within   fifteen  months from May   1st  last   and   he  is  under bonds to begin,' within that time.  He has   a  smelter  that  requires ores  and   the   district   through   which   the ���  road will pass will furnish him with an  abundant   supply.    Taking   all   these  thing's into consideration   Heinze  may  . yef begin the construction of the road.  But  the  people   of  Boundai-y. Creek  ���are to be congratulated upon   the  fact  that when one railway   scheme   passes,  under a cloud another  new one   fairly  glitters  before  their , eyes.    The   dis-  conraging news from Ottawa is accompanied .by a report that  the   Seattle  &  International   Railway**   Co.,   of which  General J. H.  Bryant   is   president,   is  going- to   extend   its   line   across   the  state through   the   Okanogon. country  and across the international   boundai-y  line.    The announcement is   made  by  'General Bryant himself.    Then the rumor is revived that Mr. Corbin is going-  to build through the reservation to tap  this district.  If we cannot get a railway we have  at the least the next best thing-���a  promise that one will come from somewhere in the near future.  > ������������<���� ��� ������ ��H������<BM��-��gfrC<B��>������> 8<00�� *<��t> a <��W��84iW����<C����<����iW��t<������W>>^>>��^>< <��*��� ������*��M��-ia  SPORTING   GOODS.  *V&    *�������    iSf*  *&��� -��l$        -jfiT  I Boxing Gloves, Dumb Bells,        Indian Clubs,  I Lacrosse Sticks, Tennis Goods,    Punching Bags,  | Cricket Supplies, Victor and Remington Bicycles,  I CHAS. E. TISBALJU  Vancouver, j  5 ���     . . 2  ,^W7'  f  Ivouis Blue.  0  A. Fisher.  A. R. Tillman.  PVIILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda, B,G  Manufacturers  of Rough  and  Dressed  ��  dings* Sash and Doors,  $'-     $i-     iS'i.  -?iF      -iiF      ���?%*  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY FORK MADE-I-O-ORDER  t  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Gamps  . b^~iMi^*^~~MX��^^&MB&w;;> n ���La iw. LUJ.rt-aJ���.1* ��� ���*. j. mt,JjmJuwi*-,u. v iau*u&��**mm  Er-7W-T"ng7-y^"^"��,,,Mitw^  J. Kerr.  J. P. Flood.  GREENWOOD, GRAND EORKS, & MIDWAY.  ' ��� ' * ' '- ���'   [ <���*   ' , .   '  ; Meat delivered at Rock Creek and all Milling* Camps. .,--,.  ^w^^.^wsg��;gT.-a<sawR���� ���tf^^^^'^^n^^^^j^^^fssty^  f ^vvyd-rrf^Fi-fiir. ^s sssxf"  *1fe''    ^      a-V*  ���?/V tl\- ���SjiP  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.  charg-e of a thoroughly experienced miller.  Ask  for  our  Flour  and  keep  the  money  in  the  district.  o>-CMe>-e-4 3>o<o>-o-<  dlldgfl  Si  MlliS  Armstrong,-B.C.  iud*i&t&m*&Bxaxa&&72Bm&jasrseaBfi  J.  PIERCY & CO.,  25, 27, 29   YATES STREET,  ICTORIA,   V    B,C  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing Manufacturers.  IHat^Kl'MlWn^W^AhW^W.WlHirW^tVW^ATWS^  MMXNmtimHIiamM  HSWaiaHWMMfcMilgMB^^  ?  ���wBitmwM^m'W^swa'WMi.itw !f  .  THE  BOUNDARY  CREEK  TIMES,  INDEPENDENT ORDER OF FORESTERS.  Rossland.  d4>-*0��   /t-d<&^.                                         _  ���'���   .'������ -   '"     '';     >��� ���  GffEEJVWOOO.  Mr. J. H. Falconer, Supreme Deputy  High Chief Ranger of the Independent  Order of Foresters, instituted a court  at Greenwood on Monday evening. At  the time of organizing the lodge the  charter roll included the names of 37  -members, while several others have  since then signified their intention of  joining. After the work of organization had been completed, the following  officers were elected and installed.��� by  the Supreme Deputy :  C.D.H.C.R.���R. Smailes.  P.C.R.���Mr. Smith.  C.R.���Duncan Ross.  V.R.���J. H. Macfarlane.  Chaplain���Rev. Mr. Leith.  Physician���Dr. Jakes.  Treasurer���J. P. Flood.  Fin. Sec���Mr. Guess.  Rec. Sec���Mr. Miller.  Supt. Juvenile Foresters���J. W. Nelson.  S.W.���C. W. Tynan. ,.     ,  J.W.���Mr. Croplej'.  S.B.���Louis Bosshart. -  J.B.���D; W. Hicks.  Trustees���Messrs:    Black,    Sutherland   and  Patqn.  ���"���'..; .;'''V'.  ��� ,':;/  At midnight the : members of the  newly organized court,..; together with  visiting Foresters, adjourned to the  ���Cosmopolitan restaurant, where an appetizing supper was spread by the  newly made Forester, Mr. Hicks.  Owing to the limited time : at their disposal, the toast list was confined to  *' The Queen," proposed by the Chief  Ranger ;v "The I.O.F.," proposed by  Mr. Smith and responded to by Mr.  McKenzie; '' Sister Societies,";; proposed by Mr. Black, and. to which  Messrs. Tynah arid Smailes replied.  Mr. Macfarlane proposed "The Su-,  preme Deputy," and Mr. Falconer replied arid also proposed the toast "The  Supreme Chief Ranger." " Our Host "  and " Auld Lang Syne " brought the  pleasant banquet to a close; The members re-assembled in the lodge room,  when the initiation ceremony was carried out. A resolution was also passed  endorsing the action of the Supreme  Deputy in recommending that Mr. R.  Wood be made an Honorary member, of  the order, and another resolution was  passed expressing- the members' appreciation of Mr. Falconer's efforts.  A Charge of Forgery.  Edgar Dufour appeared before Mr.  J. Hamill, J.P., on Monday to answer  to a charge of.-, forging his brother's  name to a cheque of Rendell & Co.'s.  The whole case arose from a misunderstanding, the evidence for the prosecution going to show that Edgar Dufour  and his brother, J. Dufour, were partners ; that one transacted business for'  the other, and that previous to this occasion one had signed and cashed the  other's cheque. Rendell & Co. have  always treated them as partners, and  sold them goods on that understanding.  The magistrate, after hearing the evidence for the prosecution, stated that  it was unnecessary to call any witnesses for the defence as there was no evidence upon which the accused could be  held for trial. He therefore dismissed  the case. Mr. A. S. Black appeared  for Dufour.  R. C. Johnson and partner returned  to Greenwood on Wednesday, after  completing the assessment work on  two of their claims in Copper camp.  Mr. Johnson went down to the reservation where he is also interested in several promising properties. Another  payment on the Calumet, which Mr.  Johnson and others bonded to the  Brandon & Golden. Crown Co., is due  next week.  .LAND. **4-+am/\+*4. ��, ��"?  "��d�� ymSKmmt m Trust  >.     V LIMITED    LIABILITY. **  Qfteaf Bstate <mb (tttinin^ QStoUxb,  riNANGiALcS: Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager,  H.   HALLETT,  a '.'���"���'���  ���  Q0dm6tew ^oftcitor,  NOTARY    PUBLIC.        .   '  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  Rm  W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   C.M.,  '���'.., ''   BY appointment;  Resident Physician to Kettle River District.  Office      ���':       :       Greenwood, B.C.  > T    P. McLEOD, ���  '-U;.-:;-;;;' .  Barrister and Solicitor.  /.       Midway, B.C:.  co  av  .  CO  :,0-  .���*)',:  :- co -'  +->  cS  - +J-  {/]������  IU-  ������������73 v  :  C  CTj  O)  'C  'c  -.-- ss  ��  .  T**  4)  +���*  -  V-i  ������:���       ��.  P.  4)  '. '��� t*  ��� .'; S3  co C3  <u  ��   o>  :��',e  co   td  "3     CO  ��� ��  22  < -S  t3  <^i  ��� S3  '���'������  <S  be  S3    .  ���^-��  >>  <tf  CO  CO  <  >-,: ���" ���  u ��� ������'���  oS   .  t3 co'  ���'��� Ti ���-*-���  ��� O "-u.  pq-S  u  CO <D  *%���  O i���' -  o -a*  8 <u  o.  Pure Drugs,  Patent Medicines,  Toilet Soaps,  j:  MIDWAY  B. C.  /v\.,E,-rRAZEE;  Has  JUST  OPENED  A  CHOICE  LINE   OF  ��)ti��ltmM��Fy9   fe   T(D)lh)SlL<5��(D)S9  Confeefionetg ^ dnb <���'Stmt  Our  comforta!ble  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.  ft. B. HART *  ������ Greenwood, B.C.  Office, Store, and Saloon Fixtures a specialty,  Plans and Specifications made and Estimates  g*iven.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A.  II.   A.   GUESS,   M.A.  ers & Chemists,  THorouglity familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairview mining- districts. Properties  examined, assa3's and analyses of ores, fuels,  fitruace products, etc.  Greenwood, B. C.  'ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  AND  CIVIL ENGINEER,  ��� (rtofar�� {pufflic ��� midway,   b. c.  "JOHN   A.    CORYELL,   a.m., b.c.a.  Citnf (SttCytneet,  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrig-atiou'Projects, Engineering- and Surve3r  Work, with plans and Estimates iii any portion  of the province, immediatel3r attended to.  Maps and Plans of au3' portion of Oso3roos  district and mining' camps of Kettle River Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  QMARLES AE. SMAW,  Givil    Engineer,  "��ommton anb  (proUtnctaf  &<xrib ^ur^e^or.  GREENWOOD,       -        B.C.  O  ITTINGS of  the County   Court   of   Yale  will be holdeu as follows :  At Midway, on  Saturday,   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 respective^'.  B3- command.  W.   G.   MCMYNN,  Government Office, d.k.c.c.  Midway, June 1st, 1897. 39-4  W.   GIBBS,  * ASSA'Y'ER*-  GREENWOOD     -    -    B.C.  Lgtm^��i��M^��sKm��^ - fi'  ft  m  m  M  it  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  outttor^  tntes  PUBLISHED  BY  THE  TIMES  PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Subscription, $2.00 per Year, in Advance.  MINERS and: :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear,'���':���: :  Ame  s  ��C6iumbiaf'  "Kootenay"  " Vancouver"  All of which are First-class Foot Wear.  iter"  SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 1897.  THE   MAIL   SERVICE.  *W. J. Snodgrass, of.Okanagan Falls,  who has the contract for carrying  the  mails from Penticton to Greenwood, is  at present in Ottawa and it is reported  that he is there for the purpose  of inducing the  Dominion  government  to  grant'the necessary appropriation  for  a daily mail service between Penticton  and Greenwood!    Mr; Sii'ddgrass' plan  is to  have  the; steamer  " Aberdeen "  run daily to connect with trains and to  reach Penticton about five o'clock each  evening.    The stage would start  from  there upon the "arrival of the  steamer,  and'remain  over-night  at  Okanagan  Falls.      By   starting   from  the  Falls  early in the morning, Greenwood could  be reached the same  evening. ' If is to  be hoped that Mr. Snodgrass' mission  will prove successful and that the government will see its way clear to give  this district such mail facilities as will  be in keeping with its   g'rowing importance.    At the same  time   the  salary  attached to  the  Greenwood  postoffice  should be increased  from $40 a year to  about twice $40 a month.   There is sufficient  mail   matter  arriving  here  to  keep a person busy for about 12  hours  a day, and it is simply ridiculous to ask  one to do this work for $40 a year.  . The post-office, with  Mrs.   Wood '. in.  charge, was this week removed to comfortable   and   convenient  quarters  in  the rear of Rendell & Co. 's block.  DISTRICT NEWS.  The contract for buildiner  way  irrigation  ditch  has  the  Mid-  been  com  pleted.  Messrs. D. A. Holbrook and A. S.  Black left for Marcus on Wednesday,  in order to'close a deal in which they  are interested.  The current issue of the British Columbia. Gazette contains the announcement that Mr. G. B. Taylor, Rock  Creek, has been appointed a notary  public.  Mr. Thos. McDonnell having secured  a license at the last sitting of the court  of licensing commissioners, will open  his hotel in Boundary Creek Cit}' about  July 1st.  If Mr. Reuger, manager of the Skylark mine, had not schooled himself to  treat mining difficulties philosophically  the air in Skylark camp would be in a  sulphurous condition these days. He  had several men at work baling the  water out of the shaft and was just  congratulating himself upon the fact  that they were down to  within   a  few  feet from,the bottom when the winch  broke. The necessary repairs could  not be secured here, and before they  can be forwarded from the States the  shaft will again be full of water.  To-morrow evening Rev. Mr. X,eith  will preach a special sermon to the  members of the Independent Order of  Foresters,; The music will also be  specially suited for the occasion.  Mrs. Bailey arrived from Spokane  on Thursday to join her husband who  is half owner in the Frederick mine,  Copper^camp. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey  will reside in Greenwood the summer.  Mr. A. Fisher, of the Boundary  Creek Milling & XVumber Co., returned  from Spokane on Saturday. He was  accompanied by Mrs. Fisher and two  daughters, who will take up their residence here.  The Anacorida Commercial Club met  on Wednesday evening and perfected  - all' aifrangements for the Dominion  Day celebration. The Club decided -  to hold no further meetings during the  summer months.  Mr. I/ancaster Hobbs, of the Hall  Mines Exploration ��Go., came in from  Kootenay on Thursdaj*' and in company  with Mr. Hedley is visiting the different mining- camps. Ms. Hobbs is a  mining expert of long experience.  The funeral of the late J. J". White,  which took place on Saturday last, was  largely; attended by the many friends  and acquaintances of the deceased.  The services at the hospital and at  Boundary Falls cemetery, where the  remains were interred, were conducted  ,by Rev. Mr. Iyeith.������ >      ;  Dr. T-. J. Jones, of Victoria^ who is  president and manager of the Cascade  Water & Power Co., returned to Victoria on Thursday, after spending two  weeks at Cascade City and Christina  lake. The company's surveyors are  : now at work and active construction  work will be commenced shortly.  I/. V. Cuppage, inspector of roads  and bridges, this week went over the  route for the new wagon'road to I_,ong  lake and on Monday will put a gang of  men to work to build the road. Mr.  Cuppage has not yet secured the necessary lots for the jail and court-house,  but expects to get some centrally located lots within the next few days. When  this is done the building -will- be commenced.  Have Not Lost Faith.  Mr. -W: T. Smith, of the Republic  Mining- Co., has returned from Spokane and reports that notwithstanding  the unsatisfactory railway news.  Boundary Creek district is attracting  the attention of many mining men in.  that city. All in Spokane who are acquainted with the , mineral wealth of  the district are confident that but a  short, time will elapse before active  railway construction into the district  begins. Mr. Smith met Mr. Corbin,  the president of the S.F. & N. R'y. Co.,  and that gentleman informed him that  he had by no means forg-otten Boundary Creek, and, in fact, intended visiting- the district at an early date to look  over, the situation for himself. The  Victoria Colonist says that Corbin's  engineers are now on Sheep creek surveying for a route wherever a line  can be built into Boundary Creek.  Mr. T. White wishes to express his  thanks for the kind sympathy shown  him in his bereavement at the death of  his brother, by the people of Boundary.  Hudson's  -(Incorporated 1670.)-  of Wines*      s  Liquors*     s  and Beer*     ���  have just come to hand, We  are now prepared to supply  large and small orders prompt/*  ly,    Our        XX  Ii  X  is  up to   date,  �� GROCERIES  of the  freshest  arc being constantly received.  We make a Specialty of(r=*  English   and   Canadian  TOBACCOS,  CIGARS     and     CIGARETTES.  *��*     ^Vs.    aV*    aV��-  -if?     -*r?     ���w      "Sii"  P.O. Box 64,  VERNON, B.C.  Financial and Insurance Agent  t (notary (pufiftc ?  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT  FOR  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Royal Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building- & Loan Association.  APPRAISER FOR  The Canada Permanent Loan *fe Savings Co.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  Qtofatg (pu&fic, ("ttt-intiu-- $t<jeitf  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office .���Camp McKinney.  N*B.���Some   valuable   Mining-   Properties   in  Camp McKiune.y and vicing for disposal.  eTgwfwwtftfTi'TTrwHir" **-���*��� j***-*-** r it  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate  of Improvements,  NOTICE.  GOLD 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. Innes, free miner's certificate No.  81,264, intend, sixty da}rs from the date hereof,  to appry to the Mining-Recorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown grant of the above claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 14th dav of June, 1897. 41-8 y  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK -TIME'S.  '-*?���#  LOCAL  NOTES.  An effort is being* made by the Roman Catholic residents of Greenwood  and Anaconda to secure a resident  priest here.  Mr. Williams, proprietor of the stag-e  line between Grand Porks and Marcus,  has purchased the Simmonds' stage  line running- between Greenwood and  Grand Forks.  The house no,??-, occupied by Mr. Kef-  fer at Anaconda has been leased and  will be converted into an hotel about  August 1st. Mr. Keffer's new residence  is now nearing- completion.  The Vancouver World's Ottawa correspondent states that Dr. Milne refused to stick to his agreement with  Heinze because the latter refused to  deposit a guarantee of g-ood faith.  *k.n effort is being made to organize  a tennis, club . in Greenwood. Mr. J.  Sutherland, it is understood, has already kindly offered a site for a .court  on the Dundee addition for the season.  . Mr. Coates has a force of carpenters  at work on Mr. Hodgson's residence  at Midway. The founeation is already  laid and the work will be hurried forward. The building- is a two-storey  one of very neat design.  The Spokesman-Review is responsible for the statement that a compressor plant has been ordered for the Old  Ironsides claim in Greenwood camp  and that it will be sent in and installed  immediately.  Mr. and Mrs. Keightley returned on  Thursday from their "Honeymoon trip  to Spokane and on the same evening, a  largely attended reception-was held at  Midway, when the happy couple received the congratulations of their  many friends.  On Thursday la.st Mrs. Wilkins, who  resided on a farm about four miles below Boundary Falls, died suddenly of  heart disease. The deceased had been  a resident of the district for several  years and had a large circle of friends  and acquaintances. She leaves a husband and a family of five to mourn her  loss.  The Boundary Creek Mining & Milling Co.'s properties, the G.A.R. and  D.A., are showing- up well as the work  of opening them up continues. On the  G.A.R. 12 men are at work and the  showings continue to improve. One  shifts at work on the D.A." and the  results on this property are equally  satisfactory.  Mr. J. Murray, provincial timber inspector, visited Greenwood this week  and left to-day for Midway, his   inten  tion  being-  to  go  through  to  Vernon  and the Coast. Mr. Murray came in  from Marcus after visiting Kootenay,  and  is   collecting  royalties  from  the  mills using  lands.  timber  from  government  Mr. J. P. Graves, who last week visited the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill  mines in Greenwood camp, spoke most  encouragingly of these properties in  particular and the Boundary Creek district in general upon his return to Spokane. He discussed the erection of  smelters and volunteered the opinion  that one or two would be erected in the  district shortly. Messrs. Farrell &  Midgeon are expected in the camp  shortly, to resume work on the Stem-  winder, but whether they will g-o on  with the  erection  of  their  smelter in  To Business Mew:  In  connection with "THE  TIMES"  we have how one of the most complete  JOB   PRINTING   OUTFITS  in the interior of the Province,    With new  o  power Presses, new Type, and a complete  stock of Printers' Stationery, we are in a  position to fill any orders for Jot 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 injury/it is dear  at a gift* Let us fill your next order j then  compare our work and prices with others',  We guarantee you satisfaction.  ;>��*���     ^it.     *V4     j>V*  ���>>*"      ?nF      "Sii?      ����������"���  "Tlie Boundary Creek Times,"  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  view of the railway news cannot be ascertained until they reach here.  The Boards of Trade and other or-  g-anizations on the Coast are telefraph-  ing- the Government to grant aid for a  road from the Columbia river to Penticton.  The attention of incorporated mining  companies is again called to the fact  that any free miner's certificate held  by the company expires on the last day  of June.. After that date companies  must be possessed of a special certificate issued for $50 to a company having a capital less than $100,000 and for  $100 to a company having- a capital of  more than $100,000.  It is reported that the Custom' house  on the Marcus road will be removed  from Gilpin's to Grand Forks. This  will in a measure be a convenience to  freighters as the old method of dumping the freight out on the road was extremely unsatisfactory. The increasing trade of Greenwood demands the  establishment of a Customs' office here  so that freighters could bring in goods  from the railway without having to  unload and reload when half way to  their destination.  Mr. L,. v. Cuppage, the inspector of  roads and bridges, has travelled upwards of 800 miles per month for the  last three months. This gives an idea  of the a area of the district and the  amount of road building- that is required. .--..-'.  a  Livery and Feed  .Z"*>  99  ,ft i i  iA J-    -a fe^_3  CURRY BROS., Proprietors.  ���Me  ��.V/���  Saddle Horses SI.50 per day.  Teaming* on the Shortest Notice.  Greenwood City, B.C.  m  ���fSI  /���\*-*  i1'  I-;  \ '���������.  i  ��*<t. \m  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  The Provincial Mineralogist.  Mr. W. A. Carlyle, the provincial  mineralogist, visited Copper, Dead-  wood, Wellington, (greenwood, Summit  and Eong Eake camps during the week  aud inspected all the important claims.  Owing to a number of the shafts being  full of water, Mr. Carlyle was prevented from examining some of the mines  as thoroughly as he desired ; but such  properties as the Mother Eode, the  Sunset, the Gold Drop, the Golden  Crown and the Jewel gave him' a f air  idea of the underground wealth of the  different camps visited., Mr. Carlyle  will next week visit Smith's camp and  continue until eveiw section of the district has been gone over. He expects  to remain,-here at least   another  week.  The Bullion Mining Co.  '  The first genera! annual meeting  of  the Bullion  Mining and  Milling  Co.,  (Et. E'y.)0was held at the office  of  the  Midway-Co.'on,the'afternoon  of  Wednesday, June 23rd; All the shares were  represented.    The minutes of  the  last  meeting were  read  and  adopted   and  the bye-laws as drawn up by the  Cora-  pans's solicitor, Mr. I. H. Hallett, Were  confirmed  by  the' shareholders.    The  following directors  were  then  elected  by ballot; J. C. Haas, president; C. E.  Thomet,   vice-president;    R.     Stuart,  sec'y-treas. ; A. K. Stuart and Spencer  Bennerman.    At a .'subsequent meeting  of the board of directors, it was  decided to commence work on the Company's  claims, the Bertha; Ku'r'z and the Silver  Cliff, about July 1st.1;   It  was n also  decided   to   issue,   a  limited   number  of  sh ares of treasury stock.  : Jubilee Honors.  Among' those upon whom Jubilee  honors have been conferred are the  Plon. Wilfrid Eaurier, who was made a  privy councillor-and received the order  of the Grand Cross of St. Michael and  St. George ;- Sir Richard 'Cartwright  'alnd Sir 'Oliver.Mowat,-. both of whom  were admitted to the-.-, same Order.  Knighthood was, aiso conferred on several other,prominent Canadian's. ^   '\  English   Capita!  and   Boundary Creek.  "3r. Powell, a prominent  resident  �����+"-  man)* )rears' standing- of Victoria, and  a representative of a wealthy  Eng-lish  syndicate, visited  the   district,during-  the past week and viewed a. number of  promising   properties.    It  is   not   unreasonable to' suppose,, that  from- Dr.  Powell's visit some deals of importance  will result.    The  syndicate   he  represents have adopted a  policy  that  will  doubtless recommend  itself  to  people  here, of proving'thoroughly .any claim  the}' mn.y acquire.    Dr. Powell was accompanied as far as   Fairview   by   the  syndicate's-'expert, a.Mr. Mitchell, who  will   also visit Boundary Creek in  due  course provided that Dr. Powell is sufficiently well impressed with the showing- on the properties offered him.    Another English mining- expert of repute,  Mr. A.   Woodhouse, arrived  in   Greenwood this week and   has  occupied  the  time since  in   examing-  claims   in   the  neighborhood, and under Mr. Sansom's  guidance at   McXinne3r.    It   is. highly  satisfactory to note that quite   a  large  : proportion   of   the   investments lately  made in the  district  are  from  money  subscribed in England.  A force of men are,at work grading  and extending* Government, street to  the end of the city limits.  ��a  rE TAKE pleasure in informing the Public that we are now buying  our   soaps   direct from  the manufacturers,   thereby; ..Saying; /the  middle man's profit and  giving our  Customers . the: benefit.-   We  handle nothing but the best and well-known brands of Canadian  Eaundry Soaps.    Note our prices :���  ��� (Special Discount to Hotels:)'"     -''  Royal Crown Laundry,   3 bars for 2 Sets.  Surprise, 3 bars for 2 Sets.  4 bars for 2 Sets,  Try our Royal Crown Washing Powder, equal to Pearline only  w 15cts, per Pound Package, ������������ ,  ���SK*  We have just received  a  consignment  of Ceylon,   Gun-  Powdery Spider-Eeg, Japan'and English Breakfast teas  9    direct from the Importers, quality and prices to suit you.  'A&'    ''ft*  We  lead  them  all'.    We  are the only  House  handling the celebrated Cheney Creamery.  9    A-consignment of fresh butter received weekly  PW\  ��-��w....^��.TOm.ii oil li i  ii i �� ��� im^~m��*i'iHU.**-i.te<rHnKamu*~a*Hnvii.*r*vmwm.minv*wmrm*w-.  llillilillllll����  jJj^V-  ���^v>itfi>  ���^k3  ���~**mQt  ���~����*  CONTRACTOR ,&   BUILDER,  ���'���/���'���:. \     Government \Street,   Greenwood,   B.C.  :  ��� iV*'    &Y*     iV-s-  :': .Store-Fronts and Fixtures a Specialt3r  (5Jte�������  <f  1f???!?!f?f??ff!?f?f?!???????!?fl!fl?.f??  ixg--ft*g-j*re.**r,-a--.:g'2^  a-g-c-sa-a-aacra;-* �����*��?*�� ��.��i^  -and  ���ii-l)-4ai>~S<i3!>-0-��2trQ<at'��-<  STAGE    line;  :#  Iveaves  Marcus.........  Arrives  Greenwood.".  Leaves   Greenwood....'.'  Arrives  Marcus     .... .Mondays and  Thursday's  at 1 p.m.     Tuesdays' and  Fridaj^s  at 5 p.m.  ....Wednesday and  Saturday at 7 a.m.  ....... Thursday  and  Sunda3r at 9 a.m.  Special   Attention   Given   to   Mail,   Freight   and   Express.  E.   D.   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  %.*$? 4* f4,.f4*'4' 4* 4* 4* 4s #4*4' 4" 4* -4* 4*-4* 4* 4* 4s 4�� 4* 4�� 4*$r  S1  oftt  GREENWOOD   CAMP,   BOUNDARY   CREEK.  -asnaniin-  First-class Accommodation.     Best of Wines, Eiquors and Cigars.  LIVERY   -STABLE     IN     CONNECTION.''  Saddle and Pack Horses provided.  OPRI TOR.  &���:  <y  M.    R.    SMITH  &    CO.  Established 1858.  Q^*fe9  Gold Medal Awarded  At B. C. Agricultural Exhibition  1895 and 1S96.  ilSCUIT- MANUFAC  MKDAL AWAKDliD  Colonial and Indian Exhibition,  Ivondon, 1SS6.  i$1PK  mn  A^a^e  i^^kfe--"^.^^ ��� iM^MMasB^is^MM 1,500,000 Shares, .par value $1.00.    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,  500,000  Shares,  Officers :  President:   HON.   T.   AV.   DALY,   Ex-/ninister of Interior.  Vice-President:   ANDREW   KELLY,,of Alexander,  Kelly  & Co.,  Brandon,  A\an.  Secretary-Treasurer:   W:* L.   ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  Board   of   Directors:  Hon. cJ. N. Kirchoffer; W. A. AAaccionald, Q.C., Pred. Nation, W. L. Lindsay, Wm. dohnson,  .        W. A. Puller, -W. cJ. Portei;,- and G. H. Collins.  Owns  the " Golden Grown" mineral claim and has a bond on the " Calumet/1 situated in  Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  ..    TRANSFERS FOR THE WEEK.  [Furnished 1rr J. S. Harrison, Searcher of  Records, Midway, B.C.]  JUNE   17.  American Eag-le, % int., John  Holm  to  Hug-h  McGuire.  Monte Carlo, % int-i E. M. Johnston to Hug-h  McGuire. '  W. J: BiTau,'% int., F. Graaf to G. A. Rendell.  ' ' JUNE   19.  Catlnon Ball, l/2 int., R. D. Marshall to G. I/.  Armstrong-.  Christina,���JS. Baker to D. McLaren.  Drum Lonian, % int.; River View, % ; Ke}- (fr),  Tig-er, Red Cross, Bine Grass, % ea. ; Whale-  back, Famous, all ea., R. G.'Poe to C. A. Low-  man and M. J. Yesler.  JUNE 21.  Willaniina,���David Smith to A.  A.  Mcintosh  ��� and A. Spence.  JUNE 23.  Roman Eag-le,���W. R. Poulten to J. J. Walker.  Election of School Trustees.  At-.eleven o'clock to-day all freeholders and householders and their wives  should be present in the schoolhouse  for the purpose of placing* in nomination candidate's for school trustees.  Three trustees will be elected. The'  nominations close at noon and if there  are more than three candidates a poll  ���must be declared, the same to close at  four .o'clock in ' the afternoon. The  candidate-receiving- the highest number, of votes will hold office for three  years, the second for two years and the  third for one year.  A Mining Expert.  Mr. Hobbs who is at present visiting*  the mines of Boundary Creek district  has had a large and varied experience  in mining. He was at one time sent  by a syndicate of English capitalists  to re-open an old Spanish mine which  had been previously worked several hundred years ago. The work proved a  decided success frcm a mining engineer's or an antiquarian's standpoint,  but after all the tunnels and crosscuts  Had been opened out it was found that  the ancient miners had taken all the  valuable ore therefrom. Mr.  found in the -mine a Roman  which he keeps as a memento  most unique mining enterprise  day. Mr. Hobbs has also followed his  profession in Mexico and other mining  countries.  Hobbs  sandal  of the  of  the  .Mr. J. H. Macfarlane, who represents  the syndicate holding a bond on the  ���Sunset, reports th,at the tunnel.on. this  well-known property is . approaching  100 feet. The indications are extremely satisfactory, the tunnel running  on porplwor with a solid formation.  Everything g*oes to show that the lead  proper will be tapped/in a few days.  THE PIONEER HOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  'JR.  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  . Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, I/iquors and Cigars.  ������-I/every Stable in connection.   *V& jY*. gt/L  -?if ���?*��"��� itF  NELSON & TYNAN,  Proprietors*  'M  encsces  &;  +  ��� SMERBROOKE,    <��>UE.  jj/i    iVs.    jj'��.  ���?(*=���     -?iF     -svV  ���sV4     iV4-  -?ir  w  Boilers, Hoists, Pumps, Ore Cars and Buckets, Wire Rope,  Air Compressors, Steam and Air Drills, Saw Mills and  Supplies.    Prompt delivery from Rossland stock.    Send for Catalog*ues.   F.   R.  MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and  Rossland.  �����J��b <>Ma iv|fe> <sM$ ��M$ &p�� ��Ms> <sMg> *M& tM$ ��M& tMo <M& &^> tM& sJ|U tMs* ��M$ <Ms JjjU JjjU  *  ���S^KJ^t^^iiSSFifXaxUaSa^BcaSuBSSn nq*g��,Iur*-*l*g*i*-gJ*^M:B^  We have on hand a large stock of  ass* Mattresses*  Cots.  eat bates/ Kockmg  We would call your attention to our BOX SPRIIfG and-CLIPPER. MATTRESSES  JOB   WORK   PROMPTLY   ATTENDED   TO.  >-o<,ot-o<if;^o-<io��>a-<o��-o-<oi^o-<��  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  a��wwti^wM��a��tww)iiiwMm^troHB)it��aM^t'iB  wiim&iimk^mwmm!^  mi^^mimmsmism^mi^m  mWMWItltlJmmummkmHMmiuuimiiitiiiuir I1  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  INDIGNATION   MEETINGS.  M  6i��  u  m Et  p!'  It  I  V/ -  ���M-  I  The people of British Columbia of all  shades.of politics are strong in their  denunciation of the miserable fiasco  which took place at Ottawa last week.  Even the Coast people are dissatisfied  at the conduct of the promoters of the  Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern Railway Co. A mass meeting] was held at  Trail City on Tuesday evening-. Hon.  D. W. Higg*ins presidedand he characterized the Vancouver & Eastern promoters, as a band of "impecunious  speculators from the Coast who, unless  they are bought off, will steadily refuse tp allow the Columbia & Western  railway to be< extended to Boundary  district.'' Other strong- speeches were  made; and a;r��sql^  passed, condemning the action of the  Victoriai Vancouver: & Eastern com-  pany andmrgiirig; upon^the government,  to grant aid to the Columbia & West-  .. ern road. ������ -���:������'  A meeting- was held i at Grand Forks  on Wednesday evening and a strongly  worded resolution was unanimously  passed.' It is reported that similar  meetings are being*, hejd;pn the .Goasti  The citizens of Boundary Creek district also forwarded to Ottawa a  strongly worded protest against the  plan of shelving railway construction  into the district for another year. On  Thursday afternoon a meeting was  held in Sansom & Holbrook's hall. Al-  , though the meeting- was hurriedly  called, so great was the interest in the  subject of railway construction that  nearly 100 persons were present. John  Haniill^ J.P;, was voted to the chair;  and ./Duncan Ross was appointed secretary. As it was considered wise to  forward, any resolutions which might  be passed by that day's stage, but  little speech-making- was indulged in.  The .following resolution,, moved by  .���Mr.\L>anib' and seconded by Mr. Guess,  was unanimously carried and telegraphed to Ottawa :  Whereas efforts have been .made by  perries at Ottawa to defeat the bill for  the construction of the Columbia &  Western railway from, the Columbia  river to Penticton ; and  Whereas the completion of said line,  38 miles of which are under construction and operation, while insuring the  openingof vast mineral deposits in and  about the Boundary Creek country that  are,at present inaccessible, would conduce to the prosperity and development  ',of British Columbia, and. advancement,  of the dominion as a whole :  Be it therefore resolved that the citizens of Boundary Creek district view  with alarm the efforts put forth to defeat the project for railway connection  and that they respectfully urge upon  the government the necessity for aiding the Columbia & Western -railway  during the present session.  Resolved, that copies of this preamble and resolution be telegraphed  Hon. Mr. Blair and Hewitt Bostock,  our representative;at.Ottawa.  Dr. Milne's unholy barg-ain,��� .which  he refused to stand by, is g-iven in detail   in   the   following  dispatch   from  Ottawa  Tlie agreement   which   Dr.  Milne, signed was to the effect that the  Columbia & Western would pay oyer.  $12,500 after the subsidy and charter  were awarded to them ; that $11,500-  more  would   be   paid  when   the  road  reached Boundary Creek ; $11,000 when  it got to Penticton ; $10,000 when it  reached Hope ; $10,000 more when it  got to the Coast. The- Columbia, &  Western promoters hold, that, this is,  the agreement which Dr. Milne refused  to stand by."  HASTEN   INCORPORATION.  Many citizens, of Greenwood who,  -were, led to believe that long* ere; this  they would be enjoying all the advantages of self-government, are wondering- why the government are;; delaying  the issuing of the letters patent. The  necessary papers were forwarded to .the.  Cbast some two or three months ago,  arid since then there has been, no explanation regarding the matteroiitside  a brief note from Hon. Mr. Pooley to  the effect that the matter would be hastened!. The government's conception'  of hasty a.ctipnjis evidently? not 'compatible with that of the people of  Greenwood, for the latter have come to  the conclusion that the former are extremely dilatory in the matter. Several reasons could be offered for the'delay, but the one that is most consistent  with the reputation: of the government  is thatithey. are anxipijSitp get as much  money as possible from Greenwood before granting it incorporation. Now  nearly all the liquor licenses in the  town: expire shortly after; July 1st,;'.and;  as niunicipalgoyefnnient cannot be introduced before that timev the; mpneyv'  " O','.     '     *" <'.    ..''���'.   '���'' *'.'���' y    '���- "' -' ��� ' -..'-,  paid for the renewal  of  licenses  goes  into the provincial treasury. Then  again, the taxes on real property are  generally paid befpre June 30thvtp, save  the .discounts; and these will also gp in-  to the provincial treasury,'% Under the  provisions of the,Speedy:Incorporation  Acts a portion of this money may, be  returned, to the ne*wly-created municipality, as Sec. 16 makes it lawful for  the Iyietkenant-Governor in Council to  pay to the treasurer of the municipality  a ratable part of the real estate tax  collected upon property within the city  for the year 1897, proportioned to the "  fraction of the year during which the  city is governed by the charter issued  under authority of the Speedy Incorporation Act. With liquor licenses it,  is different, for the same act states that  " all licenses heretofore issued shall be.  valid until the expiration of the period  named in the same, and upon the expiry the re-issue shall be regulated by  the statutory provisions governing the  city."  The same paternal government show  their appreciation for the good order  maintained in Greenwood and the provincial police officer is removed to  maintain the peace at Fairview. We  feel grateful to the government for the  compliment it has paid to the people  of Greenwood but beg to point out that  there is probably no other town of its  size in the province and immediately  surrounded by such a large 'mining  district that enjoys the proud distinction of being free from the espionage  of a'.'provincial police officer.;. Even  Grand Forks which appears to be a  special favorite of the members of the  government is under-the eagle eye of  Provincial Officer Dinsmore even after  the town is incorporated. A person1 of  average intelligence unacquainted with  the orderly class of men who are denizens of Boundary Creek district would  be almost sure to come to the conclusion that there is surrounding Greenwood a large and populated mining  district where a provincial police officer  mightrbe. required, but the solons on  parliament hills Victoria, think differently and consequently a wail of anguish has gone forth because our officer  has gone to Fairview.  Coryell's new mining map of the  district can be purchased at H. B.  Munroe's book-store.  Land Act Amendment Act, 18%,  ;';\;V':'^,^:/,.,-<ArOT/pH^:  IS hereby g-iveriv that sixty daj's after date I  intend .to apply to,the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and*Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of.' the following-  described land, 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 seani shaftworked-by  Prather Bros.: in White Lake vallejr, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,. thence  northi 80 chains,.-thence west 80 chains to point  of commencement, containing- 640 acres or less  what may be occupied. JOHN DOUGLAS.  May 4th, 1897. 39-8  NOTICE  I;S hereby g-iven that sixt3r da3rs after date. I  i intend to a.pply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following-  ,described land, 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  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'  Vl;:v-:-.;''',,-;-,:;;;W07VGe^;>:,  I.S<herebjr g-iven;that sixty days after date I  !; intend to/apply to the Chief Cammissioner  of-Lands andtWorks for permission to.purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- de-  scribed.land, situated in the Osoyoos division  of Yale district, in the Province of British Cplr  umbia : Cpmmehcing-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 may be occupied. J. C. McLAGAN.    .  May 4th, 1897. 39-8  NOTICE  IvS hereb3r g-iven that sixt3r days after date I  intend to appl3' to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works-for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- described land, situated in the OS03-00S 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', theuce  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, theuce east SO chains, to point  of commencement, contain ing-"640 acres or less  what ma3' be occupied. ROBERT WOOD.  May 4th, 1897.  39-8  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, sixt3r da3rs  from the date hereof, to appl3' .to the Mining-  Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining- a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced befere the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 11th day of June, 1897.     41  Land Act Amendment Act, 1896.  NOTICE  IS hereby g-iven that sixtv da\-s after date I  intend to apply to the. Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase  all the unoccupied portions of the following- described lands, situated in the O.S03-00S division  of Yale district, province of British Columbia :  Commencing- at the north-west corner of Lot  560, Group 1, Tp. 69, thence north 20 chains,  thence west 20 chains, thence south 20 chains,  thence east 20 chains to point of commencement, containing-160 acres more or less.  Midway, B.C., H.   LAMB.   .  June 24th, 1897. 42-8  -���-   "*^-^jtai,j?!^*!T**.<7~;  wmmim^^ 1  THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES.  f}J  /  .ESTABLISHED 1862.  Manufacturers of Furni^  ture, Upholstery, etc, X  . Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  "Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, promptly filled, as we have  the  MSI STOCK II THE PHIL  2"&     &Vft     *Vs  ���sR*     -sfF     -A?  "Write us for Catalogue and Price List,  ife    4fe    $&  "��lP        ���9*".-        ���sK-  VICTORIA,   B.C.  J. N. HENDERSON. T. M. HENDERSON.  W. HENDERSON.  Langley &     s    s  Henderson Bros,,  Wholesale Druggists,  Established 1858,   ,,  VICTORS and VANCOUVER, B.C.  We carry the largest stock in British Columbia  of   Drug's,  Chemicals,  Patent Medicines, '  Perfumes, and Drug-g-ists' Sundries.  V   P  Proprietor of- , ;,r  Langley's Balsam of Aniseed; Sarsaparilla, etc.  if   i   JCTO  S ILxr tLa. Bam M   \ f  AERCnANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, M.  '   "������.'Cr^feP.'..  -6��"  Perfect fit guaranteed.  PITHER /.&���   LEISER,  Direct Importers and Wholesale Dealers in  xmb, jj%xc\uow <xnb K,i<$<xx&  Yates Street,  VICTORIA,  B.C.  G. H. Mumm's Extra Dry.  Watson's Scotch Whiskies.  SQUARE   HOUSE.  CO  iu  m  a:  o  CO  Greenwood City, B,C,  iir  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  First-class  Accommodation.  Stag-es. from all parts pass the  door.  0)  0  c:  m  5  o  m  0)  SQUARE   TREATMENT.  (p��oio$x<x$��ttf  GREENWOOD   CITY.  Views of Greenwood aud the  Mines for  Sale.  UK  T��CK IS. V*OPIPI*ETE!  L<arg*e consignments have been delivered by the freighters and to these  have been added the entire handsome stock of  Rendell   &   Co.  Miners, Prospectors, Contractors and Builders should examine  Our Stock and Prices before purchasing.   ...  Sashes and Doors, Nails and Building Paper?   Cooking/  Stoves of different makes and sizes ats prices  ���       X       to suit every buyer.        X  We are peprared to do all kinds of Tinsmithing, Repairing, Plumbing, Etc., Etc. : : : :  Russell & Co.  SLOCAN.  NOW ISSUED,^" The Province" Series of  MARS  Of. British Columbia, in neat pocket folders.    Sheet 3���:tlie Slocan  District���contains Four  Coloured Maps, Mining-Code, Mining-Laws, etc.  Price si.oo, of all Newsag-ents, or of The Province Publishing Co., Ld. Ly., Victoria and Vancouver  RoBert Buckley,  -Q^4^=P-  Harness, Saddles, Boots and Shoes Repaired  with neatness arid dispatch.  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  THE  FRUIT f PRESERVING ^ COMPANY,  Victoria.    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF-  Candies,   Mincemeat,   Orang-e,   Citron  and I/emon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar..  Copper Street, Greenwood.  D. W- HICKS, Proprietor.  jSJs-     *V��>     $'-  *rF      ���?��"      *^vc  Open Night and Dajr.    : + :    Meals at all Hours.  Game, Fish aud Oysters iu Season.  FOR  -o-  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and  Best-Selling   Goods  in Canada.  in  A  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdaj-s for Camp McKinuej-,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Fonts.  Returning- leaves  Grand  Forks at 6 a.m.  on  Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturda\-.  Carries'the Mails, Passeug-ers and Express,  JGfir* Will sell  throug-h Tickets  to Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  MINING FORMS,  �� CERTIFICATES,  MAPS.  gers*    ���  Seals,  WRITETO^'  The Province Publishing Co,,  [Limited Liability.]  Victoria,   v        ^    Vancouver,  ��� 9  Jewellers and News Dealers,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Watch Repairing- a Specialt3' 0.  ''������I  S-'J I  I  hi  i  !  IS   '  If '  ��  -lit  I*  ���-E'   i  . f ���    ���   i  II  t1: J  !  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  THE   KEENE   TRIAL.  The,trial of J; P. Keene, who shot  and killed Matthew Roderick, did not  result in an acquittal, as stated in The  Times last week% Keene was tried before Mr. Justice McColl, without a jury,  and after all the evidence was heard  the Judge .formal^ found him guilty  of manslaughter and sentenced him to  one day's imprisonment.  Deputy Attorney-General Smith represented the Grown in the prosecution,  while  Keene  was defended  by  J.  P*.  McL/eod, of Midway, and  R.; Cassidy,  of  Victoria.      The���>' evidence   of    Dr.  Jakes, Thos. Graham,; Constables Cup-  page and Deans, -and Mr.   Keene  himself, brought put only the facts  which  have  already   been   published.    After,  hearing the  addresses, of  the  counsel  for both sides, Mr.  Justice  McColl reserved his decision for  a  day.    When  he delivered  judgment,   His  L/ordship  stated that after careful   consideration  of the evidence he  was   unable   to   account for the action of; the  accused  in  any manner   that  would  justify   him.  The deed wlis one  for  which   the law-  afforded no sanction.    He was  willing  to believe, however, that  the".'prisoner  felt  his   position   very   much,   and   in  passing;sentence he took into consideration the worry and expense which he  had incurred during  various  proceedings. > He. would take   the  position assumed by the provincial authorities, ���  that .the- case was one of 'manslaughter,'  and would inflict only a  nominal punishment.    His sentence /was one day's';  imprisonment, which had already been  undergone,, .so .; the (prisoner  was   discharged/;;'  ','/':/:! '','./���:  At the same court Fairfax > Haynes  was charged with stealing a horse from  Octave Herbert, of Okanagan Mission.  After hearing the evidence the jury  were a long time in considering the  case and finally'.'"brought in a verdict  of not guilty. Haynes was re-arrested  on a charge of stealing- an "outfit of  camp utensils and was arraigned before Price lOllisoii, -S.M. He" pleaded ���  guilty and was sentenced to four ;  months hard  labor in  the  Kamloops  Official Visitors.  Mr.. Justice McColl, Deputy Attorney-General Smith, and F.S. Hussey,  superintendent of provincial police,  spent several hours in Greenwood on  Saturday last. They came from Vernon and were on their way to Kootenay  via Marcus. Mr. Hussey visited his  officers at the different stations and inspected the jails and court-houses. He  has ordered some changes which will  take effect on July 1st. Mr. EHkins,  who was stationed at Greenwood, will  go to Fairview, while Mr. Brown, of  Midway, will act as special constable  here until the town is incorporated.  Mr. Deans, constable at Midway, will  be stationed at Oso3roos after July 1st.  .    Coryell's Map.  We are in receipt of Coryell's Map of  a portion of the   Kettle   River  Mining-  Division   and  hasten  to   congratulate  the delineator, Mr. J. A. Coryell, C.E}.,  P.L-.S., upon its many excellent points.  The map includes the mining  district  from Christina lake on the east to Graham's camp on the  west,   and  all  the  claims recorded up to the  1st  of May,  1897,   are   marked  thereon.    The map  should prove  valuable  to  prospectors  and others interested in the topography  of the district.  IG ������ & CO." "  $$��� Hardware* ^C  & Stoves*  W|V  V>?JV  A<  jf-  246  AT ACTUAL COST!  As pur stock is larg-er than is necessary and to make room for new good's,  we offer the foregoing inducement fok Cask for the next 30 Days.  If establishing- a home for \-ourself, or contemplating- the purchase of an}--  thing- iu the line of Stoves, Graniteware, Silver-ware, Glassware, Crocker-  ware, Lamp-goods,   Sash   aud   Doors,   Paints  aud   Oils,  Builders' Hardware,  'MINERS'   SUPPLIES,  make   it   a   point   to   see    our   stock   aud   compare   our   prices.    'Nouf  sed.'  tjgy  ^  ^  i^c^c&��-cft��c-4  t^  \j��f  \&s  ttff* ���-,..   Wgirf  m%  The Hardware, Tin and Stove Men,  ANACONDA.  ZtoZMitoitoZKitoZMiteiM  Vi^/  w**-  Ijfrl  kgv  hOb*  w$��y        ygy  wjgk/  w/"fv ���'-'    WJV  a��prnTa��TWBryrtnff?fiUMaaubBftt��pwHga  First-classi Accommodation.    Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stages.  nat'JrfHgi5*s?f*��T*?��eB  factor,  The hotel is centrally located and is a stopping  place for stage lines. Good fishing in the  vicinity.    Good stabling.  Meals will be served at all hours, the tables  being furnished with the best. A variety of the  choicest brands of liquors and cigars at the bar.  V>����&> V$:Xxne&Z3P2x��i9!X7Z  %p <^�� (?^j (4^ ?yg�� e%p ��*w"-> *>^> f^�� e$��t <^> w?��W5(i*i e!jfa> vflft p&s e$U f$p  And PROSPECTORS' SUPPLIES,  '-   -   NOTARY   PUBLIC   -   -  rook:   creek:,   . -   *. -     -     -     b. o.  tyty  RmmanBanBBK  S;S3ZSB3SSSSSSEn  ;m> e*"ft# MR* Crffe* V)  ���i.;.'jjuya^j...f>ijj-  SANSO/H   &   HOLBROOK,  Groups of Claims bought for Stock Companies and Syndicates  OFFICE     AT    GREENWOOD     CITY, 'B.C.  ���f  hH-BB^iaafi-^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK,  TIMES.  * tp  l  AND  RQSPECTORS'  A Ml line of Haberman's celebrated German  ite^Ware  received,  '<&,  enetdf   QfRetc$ant0   dttb  ^Wfyotmhtz  of WintB, ^iquoxQ &nb &i$<xxss  Sg*��^  *--*yCT)c*^**'*-g,i**gfi-^  ������������!^it?wiinsraw����*^^  PUBLIC   INTEREST   SACRIFICED.  The   railway   news    from   Ottawa,  while discouraging  to   those  who   are  desirous' of securing the  necessary facilities for the production of the almost  illimitable wealth of  Boundary   Creek  district, is but the story of the, natural  result of the iniquitous railway policy  promulgated and followed  by the government of this  province.    For  years  past   that   government   has,     by    its  action, shown that  it  considered  that  its first duty was to   see  that  railway  adventurers should have the opportunity to fleece the public, the opening up  of the country..being a   secondai-y consideration.      Irresponsible   men  were  given enormous land grants  and  cash  subsidies and the right- to  delay  railway construction until they had secured  all that could possibly be obtained and.  the right to barter what should  never  have  been  granted  to  them.     Every  Toin, Dick and Harry  then  went  into  this .'.railway-subsidy.,'''    land-grabbing  business;'  consequently   the-...mineral.'  wealth of certain districts  was  forced  fo remain dormant  because cthere yet  remained a government  to  which   the  impecunious could go a-begging. These  adventurers appear to be  as  selfish as  they   are   rapacious,   and   when    the  loaves and the fishes are  within  their  grasp they quarrel among themselves.  If these bickerings, at Ottawa  had  resulted in honest liien recovering* their  dues, the general  public  would  have  been perfectly willing* to allow ,the disputants to ���pummel each other until the  next   Jubilee   year.       Unfortunately,  however,   Boundary   Creek   and  other  impbrtant districts of the province will  probably remain without -'railwaj7, connection for at  least another  year  because   nature   has   not    endowed" Dr.  Milne with sufficient  common sense to  know when he has been  offered a good  thing, or  because  K.   August  Heinze  has been so accustomed  to  having- his  own way that he wants   more   than   a  reasonable compromise.    We have not  sufficient information  at  this  writing  to know who is chiefly  responsible for  the   unseemly   squabble    at    Ottawa.  What concerns us  most  is  that  those  who have  been granted  subsidies  by  the  provincial  government   have,  by  their own stupidity and greed, lessened  the chances for securing the transportation facilities that are so urgently  needed.  Surely the time has arrived to,stop  the practice of placing the important  work of opening up rich sections of the  country in the hands of those who are  in the business solely for the purpose  of enriching themselves, not by the  legitimate profits from railway traffic,  but through securing subsidies and  land grants. If construction of, railways by the government is. impracticable, it were infinitely .better if the  present provincial government went  out of the business of dealing with  railways and railway enterprises altogether and paid the Dominion government its fair share for railway facilities which particularly benefitted the  province. Then the Federal government would not be hampered in its intentions by the importunities of those  who are rivals because of the concessions granted them by the provincial  government. l  Our hope for railway connection lies  with those who build railwa3rs as a  matter of business and not for the purpose of securing legislative favors. If  Mr. Corbin or General Brant will construct a branch line to tap this district  we can assure them that the people  her,e. are so disgusted with subsidy-  seekers and land-grabbers that they  will gladly welcome , a legitimate railway company and guarantee them the  large and increasing trade of the district. '."'-..".������'..  While the railway news is discouraging.,' the people of the district are  still confident. ..;. They .'know that its  mountains'are filled with wealth, and  .that after all it is only a question of  perhaps another year until some enterprising- railway company furnishes the  necessary transportation facilities.  ��*y  '**(?  r-\  Provincial Secretary's Office.  HIS   HONOUR    the   Lieutenant-Governor  has been pleased to make  the following-  appointment :  Sidney Russell Almond, of the Town of  Grand Forks, Esquire, to be a Mining Recorder,  for the Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale  Electoral District. 41-3  �� ��� ���  i. i  o  ���T  a  a  | Proprietors of the  *   VERNON   SAW,  ' PLANING   AND  MOULDING MILLS  Sash aud Door Factoid at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okauag-an Lake.  ���i&���  Owning- extensive timber limits on  Mabel lake containing- some of the finest  Cedar to be found in the Interior, 'we  are prepared to fill all orders for Facto rj- work rcasouabU', expeditions^-  and of as g-ood material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.   $&_  in-  9  4  T  6  A  f  9  A  O  r  o  A  �����  "J.  I  A  O  7  O  &  r  - o  A  ?  V  e  A  v  o  A.  a  v  ��  ^���o<o^-e��iop-��-<c>>-o^s>��a-<io>-o-��B>��^ts>-o-40^a^e>-��-<o>vo<>-��>-<s5(>-��-<i��  *    0  It     0  f-w-t  JL Jl ,  P   \  ���AT-  Stationery .'&���' Wall-paper Store,  Copper Street,  Greenwood  B.C.  6ENERHL- : BLRGKSMITH,  C^��  All kinds of work  prompt^- executed  to  the  satisfaction of Customers.  Dissolution of Partnership.  NOTICE is hereby given that the partnership existing between the undersigned  as proprietors of the Pioneer Liver3r Stables  has'been,dissolved, Duncan Currie having purchased Hugh McKee's interest in }he business.  All accounts due the firm are to be paid to Cur  rie Bros., who will  liabilities.  Greenwood, B.C.  June 11th, 1897.  also be responsible for  ALEX. CURRY.  HUGH McKEE.  all  '"Jw  -I",'r"      "'V * pi-**1*' .ib ��� "i " ��� i    ������*���.* i   * -��'* v i *       * ,_* -       ����� * . * i    ���      * ��. ���   '  ftp';  ���ffc  ft*'! ������' '.���'  I *$���>.-���������  &v* ������ - ��� -,  pi!  1m  Mm  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ENDERBY   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  �����RBW����B!  C��RBM����Bt  Of all kinds and lengths.     c  4 foot wood............52.25 per cord, delivered.-.  16 to 20 inch.........$3.00 per dbl. cord       ���   '  FRITZ' ���HAUSSEiyER.  -flST* Orders may be left at the Times office.  lIie Greenwood Eook Store.  Next door to McKag-ue's Barber Shop.  �����tf  The best brands of Cigars,  Cigarettes and Tobaccos , ���  ^  Fancy Goods & Stationery  c  9  SHAVING PARLOR.  Government Street, Greeuwood.  Hot and Coid_Baths. at all hours of the day.  Ladies and Children's Hair-cutting- a specialty  m  Anaconda*. B.C  *i  Can outfit Prospectors cheaper  and better than any of  his Competitors,  fi^rr-rp.*t*~~rn~.T*rv.~m:i mg����-M=:.it��ifltrgira.igaj3g:s  Anaconda Commercial Club.  'EETS in Wilson's Hall, Anaconda, eveiy  Wednesday evening- at 7.30 o'clock.   The  Secretary will be'gclad to answer enquiries respecting- the Boundary Creek district.  Thos. J. Hardy, F.J.Miller,  President. Secretary.  GRAND SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  OCEAN     TO     OOEAN  Without change of Cars, via  camabia:  PACIFIC .  RAILWAY  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, consisting- of palace  sleeping- cars, luxurious dining- cars, elegant  day coaches, niag-iiificent tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers; ' ���  The oiilj- line running- throug-h tourist cars  from the coast  TO  \  WINNIPEG,  MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  WITH CUT    CHANGE!  Lowest rates to  and from  EUROPE  Via all Atlantic ',...  .''.'; Steamship, line's  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw: steamers are in every respect superior to any ���ships-that'have yet sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via anv other Traris-Patific line. ������������>"  iSte  jj'��.  Canadian-Australian Steamer Eine  '''v. .��� ������TO���       '.-',.  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an 'experienced medical -man  and a stewardess on every voyag-e.  For time tables, pamphlets, or auj' information, call ou'or address ;     ���'-���  H. S. SCADD.ING; GEO. McL. BROWN  Ag-ent, /Dist. Pass. Ag-ent,  PENTICTON. ' -       ^-VANCOUVER.  LEWIS HIND, Local Ticket Ag-ent, Anaconda.  PA.OIPIG  R/U LWAY,  fif  The Fast -Line, -Superior Service  To all points in the United States  :   v ; and Canada.  Irect   connection     with   the  Spokane Falls & Northern Ry,  Trains Depart erom Spokane:  No. 1, West bound   -.    8:25 p.m.  No. 2, East bound   ........   7:00 a.m.  TICKETS 10 MM 11 CIS  Via Taconia & Northern Pacific SS. Co.  aV*    ��!*���    *v*  tip      fiF.      -*i<F  For information, time cards, maps and  tickets, apply to Ag-ents of  the  S. F. & N.   or  r.   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.  ^   *}ti.   ^  *5'Ac      "i'/k"      ''i\~  Write  for  new   Map   of   the  Kootenay   country.  Boundary Valley  Lodge,.  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  Evening-   at   8.00   in  their lodg-e room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning brethren.                                       Thos. Hardy, N.G.  W. J. Harbek, Rec. Sec.   MINERAL   ACT;   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  THE OLD ENGLAND mineral claim, situate on the north fork of Rock creek, in  the Osoj'oos mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : Camp McKinney.      ,  Take notice that we, Henry Nicholson, free  miner's certificate No. 90,585. and Edward  Janies, free miner's certificate No. 64,195, 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 g-rant to the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 33rd day of April, 1897. 34-8  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE,   '���':���:>'  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, sixty 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 iniprovements.  Dated this 28th dav of May, 1897.  38  MOTIQE isi hereby g-iven that 60 days after  date I intend apptyiug- 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   Skj'lark  camp,   aud  thence   east -20   chains  thence running- north 20 chains ;  20 chains ; thence south 40 chains ;  40 chains ; thence north 20 chains  commencement, comprising-'' 120 acres  or less,  known as lot 663,  tp.  79,  Osovoos  division  of  Yale district. OTTO   DILLIER.  thence east  thence west'  to point of  ale district. OTTO  Greenwood, B.C., May.15th, 1897.  W. D. PAIrMER.  Greenwood City, B.C.  Office and Store Fixtures  a  specialty.  Plans and Specifications furnished.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  ��� -   (F^^d  Best Brands of Wines, Liqnors and Cig-ars.  Good   Stabling.  ***QtJn*��-*w!-iR3!!n  MINERAL,    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  LAST CHANCE Mineral Claim,  situate in  the Kettle River mining- division of Yale  district.    Where located :  Skylark camp.    ���  Take notice that I, Charles de Blois Green,  as ag-ent for the Boundary Creek Mining- Co.,  free miner's certificate No. S12,64, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to applA- to the Min-  ing- 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 day of June, 1897. 40  ,7  J vfjgmvmm  CAPITAL$i$oofioo,  .,.'-.,. '   -O, '' ''      - ' '!''       ' ���.':���'-;' 'J'-'-.-   ( 'I  In   i^oofioo  sharesr of $reach,   of which  700        are'Treasury  Stock.  2BUU  ,���,"���'��� v   -y ��� ,i ������  %    * 11<f '���'/ ���  s ;JW-  mp+<9*��ww4&torti>*><**W4at>94&a<>trt*>m*!��9t>G<G&-<*<  ��itectors:  G.  ARTHUR   j^70^t..-~:..v:^>i~=.t-;  s. s. fowler, a.b.,e.m^..  thos. McDonnell  C.   <AE.   SHAW,   CZ, P.L.S.  dttftere:  .......^.....President.  Vice-Vresident.  :..:^.:,.^Manager,  'BANK  OF  MONTREAL,   VERNON,   B.C.  '���'��� ���-.''..-���'        .'������'.. ::'���-���      ������"''' *  ' '       ' ��� .-���'.''���'  >HE COMPANY'S mineral claims now number  14,of which 12 adjoin ��and form a compact  group situate, in  Providence   Camp,   Boundary   Creek.   , Development work is in progress on three of these, viz. the D. A.,  Gr. ATlRM and 6. B. claims, each giving promise of good results.  HE .COMPANY lately  acquired Mr. Thos.  McDonneu/S   pre-emption of 320 acres and adjacent lands, upon  which are excellent mill-sites and which give access to an abundant supply of water for power purposes.    Forty  of the pre-emption have been sub-divided into town lots, and the new townsite thus established has been named  acres  ���which is most favorably situated at the junction of Boundary and Eholt creeks; and a* 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 Orncc  GREENWOOD CITY.  Correspondence Invitedg^^^^^.  E. JACOBS,   Secretary and  Treasurer.  ti" ���    ��� i ������ ���  V * .<&���  The Discouraging Railway News we still! have un*  limited confidence in the country and are putting in a  more complete stock than ever.  IN GROCERIES we carry the largest and most  complete stock in the district and have on hand the  choicest line in staple and fancy groceries, dried fruits,  etc We aim to carry the best grades in all lines at  fair prices.    Try our line of      ft  they excel anything we have yet seen for the price.  IN TEAS we carry a large stock and wish to  call your particular attention to our Finest Ceyeon  Beend and Ram Lae Indian Teas.  A    CHOICE   LINE   in   Refined   Maple   Syrup.  KEiEEER's    Dundee   Marmalade.     *����     ������     4*     ^  Dunns4 Malted Leaven   for raising perfectly digest'  '<f SStCfi  ft?.  .V,' '  tV'-"J  )V-i.  ^���flW'^g^t^-^^ A>,\^ 'sWyW&iMia W��i! .KWIMliFira ^.���VWHW^rv  **I;,,ayrr'-."'i..'&-liM''1')MMM^

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