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Array i- i1  s\a  \,ufe  .1-�����a��������,  ^^^J^  Published Semi-Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. V,  GREENWOOD, B, C, SATURDAY, MARCH 18,   1899.  140 No. 36  .vwwKVOK&b  BUILDERS   OF'  4/mWMMmi  '^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^3iSs&s&s&sl^^^^^^^^isQis&s&s2i^^^^^^^^^2^^^  Contractors for tlie -design arid construction of complete Stamp Mills, Concentration,  Chlorination, Cyanide and Smelter. Equipments.  1-4  O  -r-l rj  a  PS  o  Q  to  m  -4->  be  CO  8P  Vi  o  *  G  o  to  ��  o  CO  c8  is  <��  G  -a  o  !������  o  . o��  to   >��  u J  u  O  O  u  o  W)  o  o  ��� iff /v��/  W  If  l->r  *  ^ *     *  .-_ r^SS3  a:  CO  o  o  <5  P>  >  rt>  n  ��  o  rt-  Cfi  0)  H-b  O  ���1  coO  co 3  W  rr-  ��      5-  (B-  V  a  r  o  1�����  a  B  H  Hi  8  Head Office and Works t  PBTBRB0R��. ONT.  Branch Offices!  MacKinnon Building, Vancouver,  And Greenwood, B.C. harry howson. Agent.  BEFORE   ��RBBR1HG..  It would be well to call on  Who have the most conv  * plete stock of Staple and  Fancy Groceries to  _T^   f~~^ f~~S   Opposite the International Hotel,  Copper Street Greenwood.  fTEL  E: WEEKS & CO., Proprietors; "Copper street, Greenwood.  Strictly First Class, Re>decorated and Furnished, Heated with Hot Air. Lighted Throughout  with Acetylene Gas, The Favorite Hotel for Mining and Commercial Men.    .  ONLY   THE   BEST  BRANDS   OF  CIGARS   AND   LIQUORS   KEPT  IN  STOCK.  ���Hot and Cold Baths and Hair Dresser's'Establishment on the Premises.  J.   J.   CAUIyFIELD  .. Neil H. Lamont   ���DEALERS IN-  STOVES AND TINWARE AND BUILDERS' MATERIAL,  PAINTS, OIL AND  GLASS  Goods Arriving Daily,    One; Car at Penticton, Two Cars at Marcus, One Car in Transit.  Reserve Your  Heavy Orders Until You Can See Our Goods  and Prices,  r Copper Street, Three Doors Below the Bank of Montreal.  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD.     A New Building-,   well-furnislii-d.     First-class  . Service in all departments.     Choice, Wines, Liquors and Ci(rars.p Headquartors-'for  Mininpr  and Commercial Men,  ..   "���  Copper Street, Greenwood.  THE GOLDEN CROWN  MEETING   OF   SHAREHOLDERS.  The Company on a Splendid Financial Footing���An Interesting Report Regarding Mine  Made by the Managing Director���The  Election of Officers.  A g-ood property with careful-management is'bound to come to the front.  Inferior raining- properties have been  made [prominent by the free use of  printer's ink and the freer use of the  names and standing- of the directors,  but the property of real merit will  secure its proper place without these  influences. The operations of the  "wild-catters" have been exceedingly  limited in the district. . Men with full ;  confidence in the mineral sesources of  the district expended their money in  development, with the result that today there are several- properties that  can be truthfully called mines, and the  district has an enviable' reputation in  the mining- arid financial centers^  The Golden Crown mine in Wellington camp maybe cited as;provirig\ they  truth of the assertion contained in the  above paragraph. Early in 1897 a  syndicate of Brandon, Manitoba, business men'secured the Golden Crown.  A company was organized and, they  and their friends extensively bought  the treasury shares. The company  made no effort to boom the sale of  stock. '��������� The money was spent in development, ������ and to-day the knowing-  ones are buying Golden Crown shares  at a g-ood- fig-ure, because the development work has demonstrated that the  Golden Crown will soon be a dividend-  paying mine.    '   '--��� ���  Under ' such ���' encouraging-  circum- '���  stances,   the   annual meeting of the  Brandon:^riAf.GoiA^nfCriiYr}a\^^^^iay'i?-\  held^at G'reenwTOd''6n:--;Thur^ctayj'.wasf  of the most satisfactory- nature; to the.  shareholders. ���' Hon.  T.  Mayne  Daly^  the president, Andrew Kelly, the vicer  president,   W." A,  Macdonald^Q.-C^  one of the directors, and W. L. Orde, ���  the secretary-treasurer, reached Greenwood on Wednesday evening.   At the  meeting  1,206,831  shares  were   represented.   The .following directors-were  elected for the current year: Hon. T.  Mayne Daly, Rossland ; Andrew Kelly,  Brandon;  W; J.   Porter,  Greenwood ;  W.  A.  Macdbnald.Q.C,  Nelson; G.  H. Collins, Greenwood; Hon.  Senator  .Kirchoffer,   Brandon;   J.   A;   Russell,  Greenwood; James  Currie, Montreal,  and.W. A. Fuller,  Spokane.    The directors appointed Hon. T. Mayne Daly,  president;   W.   J.   Porter,   vice-president; W. I/. Orde, secretary-treasurer,  and G. H. Collins,^ managing director.-  The financial statement,   which   was  laid   before   the meeting, was of the  most satisfactory! nature.-showing- suf- ~  ficient funds on hand to carry  on development work for a  long time..   The  managing director, was  authorized.to  purchase and install a  four-drill compressor plant.  . The report of the managing director  is interesting reading, not only because it describes in a conservative  way the progress made at the mine,  but in a measure outlines bright future  prospects for other mining properties  in    the    district.     The    shareholders  OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.  Always on hand, a full line of  Ledgers, Journals, Cash Books,  Record Books, Memos, Diaries,  Hotel Registers, etc.  &        T&       <&  SMITH  &  McRAE,  Books, Stationeiy, Wallpaper, Notions  . and Fancy Goods,  GREEN-WOOD.     B.C.  ���>^r  present at the meeting- were not slow  in complimenting- Mr. Collins upon the  excellent showing. They are unanimous in the opinion that much of the  success of the company is due to his  ability as a financier and mining- man.  The report of the managing director  will appear in Wednesday's issue.  Mr. Collins begins his report by  stating that since, the commencement  of operations in April, 1997, to March  ������1,1899, the sum of 524,500 was received  from the treasury. He then gives a detailed statement of how this money  was expenned.  CABINET   CHANGES.  Hon. Mr.  Semlln   Reconstructs   His   Government.  Hon. Mr. Semlin, owing- to advancing years, felt himself nnable to stand  thestrain necessitated by the incumbency of the position of chief commissioner of the lands and works de-  pa.tment, reconstructed his cabinet  last week.   The cabinet now stands :  Hon.-Dr. McKechnie, president of the  council. i '  Hon. C. A. Semlin. premier and provincial- secretary.  Hon.  F.  Carter-Cotton,   chief com-,  missidner   of   lands   and   works   and  minister of finance.  :    Hon.   J.   Fred.   Hume,   minister of  mines.  Hon. Joseph Martin, attorney-general  The West Fork Bridge.  The petition to tnfe.Government urg--  ,ing the immediate erection of the West  iFork bridge should receive its earliest  and most favorable consideration. If  the construction of the bridg-e is delayed  until July, the cost will be twice that  of the present time. The water is exceedingly low in the river at present,  and the erection of the necessary pier  jwould consequently be an'easy matter.  In the summer the river will be a rag-  :.ing^.torrent_arid.-the construction bf-thc  bridge-%ill ;then be difficult and dang-  ��� erous. .Money:will be saved by building the bridge immediately.  "���:'   ;���" l~'       NOTES.  W. M. Hall, of the firm of Hall, Rice  !&. Co.;, arrived from Chicago on Sun-  V day.   The  firm have taken temporary  officesacross from the postoffice.  Geo. M. Miller, who went over to  Rossland last week to meet the representative of a wholesale jewlery house,  has returned after purchasing- extensively, for his firm.  W. B. Paton   and   F.   N.   Cummings  returned   from  Camp McKinney this ,  week.   They started 'men  to  work on  the properties of the Camp McKinney  Mining and Milling company.  Dr. Christie's railway construction  location was responsible for a rush of  prospectors in the vicinity of Roy's  ranch, and the whole country has been  staked. The assays from the Ella  (the name under which the doctor's  property will struggle for fame) are- of  the most encouraging nature. An  average sample  gave ��13.50 in  gold.  The ore body on , the Knob Hill is  evidently without limit. This week,  while-waiting for the smoke to clear in  the drift, a couple of shots were fired  in the face of .the tunnel, and more ore  exposed. It was thought at 430 feet ���  the edge of the enormous ore body was :  reached. The wall turned out to be  only a narrow dyke, and the tunnel is  again in solid ore.  The Presbyterian congregation is  making arrangements to erect a church  and Sunday school. Up to the present  services have been conducted in Ren-  dell's hall but, owing to the growth of  the city, more room is required. The  congregation has secured a building  site on Long Lake street. A suitable  building will be erected as soon as ���  funds are available.  A prominent merchant has drawn"  attention to the fact that R. J. Whitla,  a wholesaler of Winnipeg-, was one of  the bitterest opponents of the Corbin  charter at the recent meeting of the  Winnipog board of trade. After doing  his best to retard the development of  this district by opposing aailway competition, Mr. Whitla sends postal cards *  to the merchants announcing that his  traveler will be in the district in a few  days', and requesting that orders be  held for him. The Boundary Creek  merchants all possess a large amount  of practical Christianity, but they are  not in the habit of turning the other  cheek. Strong supporters of the Corbin charter in Winnipeg arc Messrs.  Ashdowne and Blackwood. .���.���,���. rt^-.H-B.-^B-yyi ifll'Ki:1  i��TEai!����asiA5c'.��  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  J     H.   HALLETT.  QjJftrtisifcr; Jloftctfor,  KOTARY   public.  GREENWOOD,   B.O.  pRIKGLE   &   \VHITESIDE,       '���-      ''"���''  Barristers and Solicitors,  (nofori'ee (piifift'c, efc.,  B\RKKTX. BLOCK,  COl'l'RK   STRKKT,'  CKIJH'NV.-OOD.  pXTORBES:   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (province. feftitb ����umgor  and civil KSTGINREK,  ��� jTlofcirj gjuBft'c ��� MIDWAY,   B. c.  rr*    W.    GROSES,  C/f/7 ,&- Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  .OKJJBNW.OOO,  IS. C.      ,:     ���  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  (.. a. r.ui.ss, M.A.  II.  A. OUKSS,  M.A.  Guess Bros.  Assayers ��. Chemists,  Tlifiinutrlily familiar with Boundary Creek  and    r.iirUcw   mining- districts.      Properties..  <��\.tfmm*d. assays and analyses of ores, fuelsv:  1 in i.ace products, etc. ,   '  Gkrenwood, B. C.      -  QI1ARLES AE. SHAW.  Givil    Engineer,  "Bomi'nt'on  cinb (prot>inci'af ficinb ^urKejor.  OREKXW'OOD;     '-" ������  B.C.  I      CHRISTIE,   M.R.C.V.S. ���  (i:i>INllUKCiII, SCOTLAND)   .  Dominion: Veterinary Inspector.: ��� ���:  All   Domestic   Animals  treated   on".scientific  principles..  Residence   '-'. -....   -   GREENWOOD, B.C. ��� .,  W. S. KEITH^ M.E.,  GREENWOOD . . -" .,'.-    B. C."'  Mines Examined and Reported on.  MOWAT & PALMER,  Mining airtealEstate  "    GREENWOOD.- ..,,:���:,  H.  M^KEERER,      .i-v-.;  Rca\l Estdtpiand Mining Br'o;ker  -   omct ���over'-ba'skF o'H'b. n. A... ./..r  Gi?Ee^WQbrJ. ���y.u.iy'"  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  .   PROPERTIES. ���'..  ��� . .THE MART .S.  GAUNjCE # ;WIGpiRE,; ^&nw00(i;  \Af     B. ; PATON   &   CO..  Mining and v  t'.v.  Peal Estate Brokers  ;.:.:.'/:..; '.GREEWWOOD,   B.C. ' :^~  PUBLISHED SK.MI-\VEI5KtY BY ,'..     .... .  The' Boundary Creek Printing'& Publishing.:  ..Company.-Limited. ; v  Duncan Ross... ...........; ...-. Editor.  W. J. HAHiiKk....'...:.....'^.... ..Manager; -  Advertisintf Rates are Twenty-five Cents.per .���-  inch each .insertion.,, or. O lie .-Dpi far -per inch per  niouth for the Wednesday or.'Saturday edition   -  separately. -Xcg-.al notices, 10c. and Sc. per -line..  Nofcl quack" or   remedy ads.  inserted, at  aYiy '  price.   Subscription!! aie'due" in advance ; other ���.'  accounts payable, monthly.   -.. ."  Address all communications to     -.  :��� '   :���'������    ;    The'Time's, ��� :.-,'-���'  '....;������,-..     . ��� Greenwood, B.C.  SUIISCKIl'TION, $2.Q0 ri'liK i'-BA-.l^   IN   ADVA.NCE.    ;  SATURDAY, MARCH.IS, .1899.  consistency;���"'A^d' '" private  ���'���'������   '-'     'INTEjR'E'STS.      '    ���    -������:'���  ,. ; Several" of the'opposition papers'-;  are .'charging- Hon;'Joseph'Martin with-.-  inconsistency,' because he' favors .the'..'-  Corbin charter and at the . jsa'ihc "tifljus.it:  supported the' placer' mining alien exclusion bill,'- It-.'is;hn easy matter to  manufacture charg-es'of inconsistency  .'against opponents, a much easier niiit-I';-.  ter than supporting- certain actions of  political friends. ��,ast year :the Rev.  Geo. R. Maxwell, M. P., was strong.in  his denunciation of allowing ah American to build, a railway in the Boundary. Creek country-;; this year he is  equally   strong   in-his  support  of   an  ��� American'obsciirirlg the scenic beauties  of Stanley Park,-Vancouver, by the  construction of a large sawmill on'  Deadman's island. Last year- th.e  American and his railway interfered  with another railway scheme in which  Mr. Maxwell was interested'; this year  the American nnJ his'sawmill does not  conflict with Mr. Maxwell's private  interests. Last year the irrepressible  J. C. McLagan was found fighting  with Mr. Maxwell against the- American and his railway, because McLagan  and Maxwell were interested in'another  railway scheme ; this year McLagan  and Maxwell are fighting on opposite  sides, because the Vancouver American left McLagan out of his .sawmill  ..enterprise. Joe Martin would sooner  be right than be consistent; Maxwell  and McLagan care neither for consistency nor right,, so long as their pet  schemes are promoted. After all, consistency is an enetm' of progress.  TWO   MONTHS'    RECORD!  The municipal council of the city of.,  Greenwood has, during 1899V  (1) Appointed, municipal officers' in  violation of Section 47 of the Municipal  Clauses Act.  ....   ';''.  (2) Arranged for the purchase of land  for cemetery purposes without regard  to Sub-section 33 of Section SO.      "''  (3) Purchased land for a fire and city  hall without observing the provisions  of Sub-section 86 of Section SO.  (4) Dealt with the- assessment roll  contrary, to instructions contained iii  Section 117.  (5) Borrowed money oh the promissory note of the, mayor  and  city  cleric  before the passage of a.temporary loan  by-law.  ; Greenwood has now retrograded to  the position of Grand Forks in its early  municipal days. Most things are done  illegally,   and   the, city   solicitor   says  ' nothing.    There is some consolation in .  : the fact, that if nothing is  said,   there .  ��� is a saying clause in the Municipal Act  which makes illegal acts legal after a  certain time expires. .Some cities have  thrived in spite of bad municipal gov-  eminent.   Greenwood still has achance.,  ' Ofe        0'4        ��% r-        -        . ;   *:  'I have clients desirous of purchasing one or inore ���'"'  '   ">'       WELL DEVELOPED  Gold-Copper    properties,   who,  are willing to pay ' fair, prices   ....  on   a bond  or  otherwise, and   ; ���;...-  shall be pleased, to. have.par-. :      .-  ticulars of any.for sale. .Send ,  as full reports as possible, with  assays,  etc.  . A   short , option  for examination required.  "Stocks bought and sold on commission.  'JOHN BOULTBEE, ^''"  .. ;. Mining Broker, ROSSLAND, B.C.  I364\v      .       ;: -,,:.;V  .    ^ ;���.- y  CORYELL'S^ IMAP/ Price $1^  iicrbyis; Mapof ��� AVcliirigton ���Gamp,' p M ~  ,.  ..   ;; ���        'A linejine'of ���'���;'  Pipes, -Cigars A."  ';��� Tobaccd M just Received.  and Pouches./  J. A. WSf ORTfl;':  Druggist >''. ;> Midway.  iiEiililllcF  vt:  ������--.��� "' Is now open under the  -:, 'Management of . ....  ���;. ---.     ;'   Graduate of the Ontario  "-   ������ College Of Pharmacy...  '   r.'     ' Present quarters .are in  ��� ".���������'������  The - Bannennaii - Buildingr,  Copper street.    A full  ,.,...-,.  line   of- the  following  ...    -../-.    :,will-;be carried';'..  ...  :?0i��CT"vARTICLES ���  . ���".'*.;.  English, French.Caiia-  dian and American . .  F> &R'��*& M E S  Soaps,   Drug-s, Chemi-  _, ... ... cals, Patent-Medicines,.  ;":PrescriptiOTfis^^a Specialty...  ;         ..STOCt  sT.qcKS.  & M.'Co   ..''-              -  I'"itzliu(rh I<ee.   ]traudou& Golden Crown'  Helen   Hiirhland Queen   Morris(iu..,..: '  .::..  .     CAMl'   M'KINNEV  Camp McKii'iney Gold  M.  Dolphin and Sliaunou... ..  ��� Little Cariboo ...7. '..  Manimoth    O'Shea .....: :.......!....^  2'/,  ..   2<)'~  7  5  ������   18��  5  -     3}i  ���   -t-X  ��� List Your Stocks With Us,    |  r  Mowat & Palmer,       j  Mining and Ml' Estate BroKcrs,  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  Capital. 100,000 Shares/Par Value $1.  DIRECTOR^ :    E. Maiitoh, New Westminster,  B. G., President.  ._.-"���','...       .     ������ ���': J.' W.-.-: Gillette, Eairhaven; Wash.- ���'    -',.   -   v ; ,- ,  ;    '  John H. Ware,-Fairhaven, Wash:, Secretary.  .        '    John, Black, Fairhaven, wash.'/ Treasurer.  < A. G. Davis, Greenwood.    .  Geo. A. Rendell, Greenwood,  Registered Ag-ent."  This company owns the Rambler- in Pass creek camp. '.-Theproperty.'  is adjacent to the Summit and is in line with the Summit camp properties.  Work has commenced on the shaft., and will   be  continued to the  100-foot  level, when crosscutting- will begin.    Sample assays made in Dverttt gave  $12 in gold and 12 per cent, copper.  Treasury Shares have been placed on the  "arket and can be purchased from  McEntire, McDonnell & co���     o?  Greenwood, B, C.  T. W. GILLETTE,  t K ���".'-. ������.  Fairhaven, Wash,  Rossland.  'Greenwood.  SLAND. ~4.****^.JL (aRl  -#�� Westmentm Tr0sf r  <*$$&> .  LI/niTliD   LIABILITY. '       C/3  (geaf BMt <mb (Jttintn^ (gxoUxB, ,^  FlNANGIAK&jIn^URANCE /AGENTS   '-':  GEO., R.   NADEN,  Manager.:  *F  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide/good accommodation. v.  '��� *" '���������''���*'   "Headquarters for Mining- Men.        Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars  A Comfortable Sample Room.     Heated by Hot Air.  P  y  Proprietor/  5f 4* 4* ^!,4?-^'i?^ <& ���& "4* 4"$' 4*4* 4*. 'Sr-.^r 4* 4* 4? 4 "$r 4*4* tf  -We've, just-- unlpaded^ a  Cai\ of ��������� HAMS  "' and :BACON,   and  shall  be' pleased   to  furnish" "quotations'" to  ' Stores,     Mines,  .. Hotels, and Boarding  Houses: ���;':;������  .....'...-^^. Prices.and-quality-���ar-e;-r.ig-ht.    ���     --  P.   BURNS   ���&   CO.  ���*���'������  4.  J   Heal.-Office.lor. Boundary Creek- division, at GREENWOOD.   ^  ^ SJiops.-at ^Cascade, Grand Forks. Niagara. Greenwood and Midway. -----       ^  THE   PALAOE   LIVERY   STABLE.  IN   THE  BOUNDARY   CREEK   DISTRICT.  Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Ponies,   Feed Barn,   Hay and Oats For Sale.  A. W, ROBINS ������-. -   -   PROPRIETOR.  ant of Montreal  Capital, all paid up,  $12,000,000.  Rest:.:..... ......:.      ... $6,000,000.  .,. .. President:. ���  v���;-.;--��� '-   /: ;���'   '���':'���/  lioun Stkathcona and Mount Royal.  ���^Vice-President:'.   ,���:��;���  .'-.''���      .   Hon.-GeokgeA. DkummOnd.  General Manag-er....;  .; ..E. S. Clouston.  ;;;'-���:- ^"'���"���:: y #; 'f!";j��^'"'/---:- ��� ^'}  Branches ih7Lbhdoki~(Erigland),  ,:     New Yprk^ Chicago,  .'  And in the principal cities in Canada.  -,  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and  Cable Transfers;   Grant Commercial  and.-Travellers'  Credits, ^available  in  j ���any part of the World. ���'  Drafts issued,  Collections  made,  etc.  Greenwood Branch,  F. J. FINUCANE. Manager.  T*HE* BANK \lOF  \:JT ������ ^-K^V..  ������.������������'' Established iii'iS36.  -���-'    :'  -.'"'Incorporated by-RoyaJ'GliarteV.  Paid-up Capiifai..'..v.^..i:.'r'$4.'8'6^^S66.  .   Reserve.. Futfd.....:J.:::r........$l;387;DOO. r  ���    .:.   .'ITondon Office :       -.'"'���  .3   Clement's  I/an'e,, Lombard   Street, E.C.   .  \{' COUHT OF  DlKKCTOKS :.   .  . -  J.; H:-BrQdie,-J;bhii JameS'e'a't'^r, Gasjiard Far-  rer, Ricliard H. Glvii, Henrv I. R.  Farrer, Ed.  . Arthur Hoare, H> j. J3.  Kendall, J.^Jv-. King-s-  ^ford, FrecLLubbbck, George D. WhatnVan.  /'_ Secr.etan,:���A,^., \Valli.s!'.;-.v  Head dhice in Gatiade : St Ja^ies-st.,'. -.Montreal  H. Stikeman, g-eueral manag-er.   ���V"1       '  , .; J. Elmsley, inspector.  ' '"" '    jsj  ��� '���'-;���'������;'.  '-���'���'��� ��� ' '.' '-BR'ANeilE^  lV.eA>.-AI>A.^-;-   J  ���lioiidoii'; Brantfovd, Hamilton, Toronto, Mon-  .. treat, Ottawa, Kiiliiston.^.Qiiebe<5-, Stajohn N.B.;  "Brai-jdoii^viniiiiicfr, Frederictoit N.'B:, Halifax  Victoria, Vancouver, .Rosskmd, Kaslo, Trail,  Ashcroft :    Dawson City,.-Klondike,' N.W.T.,  and Greenwood, B.C. .  AOKNTS IN TKE UnITKI)  STATUS :  Spokane���Traders'National Bank, and Old  .National Ba'nk.>Ncw York��� (52 Wall-street)  -\V.   La��;!3(ni  and  J.  C.   Welsh,   agents.     San  Francisco���-(-124 Sansome-street) H. J. McMicli-  ael and J. R. Ambrose, afrenls.  London Bankeks:  The Bank of Iin'R-iand and  Messrs. Glyn & Co.  ./,. '     Foi<i:it;N"A(Ji:.N;r.s--: ���.���.-���  ,'��� Liverpool���Itauk of; Liverpool. r-Aiistralia���  Union. Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union Bank of Australia, Bank of New  Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartered Mercantile  ,.���..,..,-.f.T..���.,:..   t :...j..-: ,.r.,.!.._    .��� Bailk-  cuard  B'aiik'of-Iu'dia, Londriii a.n,d China, Agra Ban  West Indies���Colonial Baiik. Paris���Marcuai  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lvounals.  F. T:-.SHpR.T,;Manaee'r, Greenwood, B.C.  IR. F. Coates'& Co, I  r^S Gkkenwood, B.C. T.      %��:  . ^3 0   0   $�� %��~.  ^3   Store Fronts & Fixtures a Specialty   ��~-  -H THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  ST.  LAWRENCE   SOLD.  Property to Be Stocked���Banner and Tip Top  Fractions Also Bonded.  Mr. Jas. Fisher  returned  from  Spo-s  kane on  Sunday, where he  has been  for the  past month  on  business  connected   with   the  sale of  some of his  mining  properties.    He  sold   the   St.-  Lawrence in Deadwood camp and the  Tip Top and Banner fractionsjin Greenwood camp at good figures.  ��� The purchasers of the St. Lawrence  are a syndicate of Spokane  and,Van-,  cbuver capitalists.    The property is to  be stocked, the  treasury shares placed  on. the market  and  development woik'  commenced'at once.   'Tke balance of _  the stock will be pooled.  The St.���Lawrence adjoins the Mother  Lode in Deadwood camp on  the west,  and was a relocation  made  in February, 1896, by W. Lewis and Jas. Fisher.  About half of  the  then   population of  Greenwood were in the  midnight.rush  for   this claim.    After the staking the  locators hurried to the  record office'at  Midway, thinking that the  first to get '  there    would    have ' the   prior ; rig-lit" ;���  to the property;    Among the  number -  who arrived at" the! record .office about.:  3   o'clock  in  the  morning were   Jini  :H6oti and Billy.Lewis.-" Hood got there ;  first and fastened  himself to the door ���  knob. -The' recorcjer'^either ilrnaghijed  the   office   was: being  burglarized  or  'itwas a' sUpernaturar visitation^'" He'  however decided .to take'j'no: chances,  went bilt the'backtway  and.opened fire  from ,the corner of the buildiijg-.. Lewis  lost ii'o time in' locating another corner  of the record office, but  Hood stayed  with   the door  knob.     Finally, - after -  half a dozen   shots  were fired;-Hood  was winged v.aiid - decided- to leave the.';'  door  knob." ' Lewis also  quit- his  corner^ taking care   tq. keep, .the building  "v between himself arid.the official batters-  *    A 'compromise   was   made   by  which  Hood received an interest. in the prop-  .    erty. ,'   ' ..      ���   "'.    ������.-. ;    "...:'.'. .  *���-' 'Only bile assessment has been done  on the St. Lawrence; but it is,<i'n a^g-boc-h  locality, and "'development-'may prove  '���;. it tq be a mine.;-. ,��� -,-���:. " 7]     .-,'-, '���;'.'       ,;.'-:. ���  4     Mr'.^Fish.er also' soid {the. Banner and.  -���' Tip;Top"fractibns in Greenwood camp::  These properties are situated near the  Knob" Hill;'.the Banner being an adjoin-'  - ing claim. Work will be commenced:  as, soon as.the snjaw goes..--.'.     .;-... - ,-  ���������'.a  THE' ' CANADIAN���  Head Office \J TORONTO."  .Established.!^.  Paid-up Capital / �� $6,000,000..  .-.'_'   [Six Million Dollars.]   .... ,$1,000,000.  Rest..  PRESIDENT.  HON.    Glib.   A.   COX.  II. K. \VAr,KEK, J.   H. i-I.UMMKK,  . ...4.General Manager.;. Assti'Geuej-al Manager  . . This Bank has the largest number; of  ^Branches of any Bank-.in Canada, with  Agencies at New -York, Cfiicago, New  Orleans, Skagway. and :Daws6p ,City.  Accounts of Corporations,;Merchan ts,  and Individuals.received on favorable  terms. :": '��� .  . .      '.;;   . .  ���Drafts,- Commercial Credits,' Travellers'-Credits,-and-Circtilar Notes issued  available in any part of the World.  Approved - Notes Discounted, Collections made.  ��� .A general .Banking  business- transacted.  Greenwood. Branch,,,,  ...      Dv. A..CAMERON,  Money Made  Is Money Saved ���: -s  ���MUMMIllll,!   ���������.,    1,1.   I,   , ,   -,   ���  mV     ,r      n|h,���t,  i��4        _jjl4        o'i  "*ts     Vi?     Vf  You can  make   money  by-  buying your  ,.GROCERIES... '  at Bannerman Bros,, Copper St,  Best .cooking   ancV eating   apples in  th�� market.  Copper Street, Greenwood,,...--.;  ";| 'Shannon ;:F^lesr;;-|':'  ; fe      ^Letter.:Clips, o ., . g|  M        iStick; Files, 'M"  'i ���������������������    ��� ���>���''���'<'.:������ ���,;    ''...�����  ��� *%:WoM Almanack, '99. j  ���;"%^CbUagO NcWS-   ^l :l99.   ^:r  55 Canadian .-a-v -"-^'99. |l:  ���; V Tacket^Biaries: -   :�� :  i'riiuci  fg-���-.-.���; Copper Strket. fg  KST^'HI'ISHED. I8C2:  .-f  Furniture $  ;.v. .>���:���:..i. ii  ' Carpets      !  ��� Linoleums I  ���:Coiii earpef |  ���   ���������'-.':    }." J  Curtains    *  T  Wallpaper f  [J Complete Hoiisc Furnisliirigs.   J  ft..r r   . 0  ">/'*���'       Pricetl tloods'iii abovLv.Hues. ���'.  t^       Sutifl for Samples and Prices���free.      '   t  ;;,:::-.���,...  ,11011, it. I  Xe��-��4��*��-����-9'4��MMt��a4��*��-<B��-��.4***-����*e-����>-��-'e��-��.4*��.*H9  V'V  .   O'i       O'i        *5'tr ��� Wi * '*"i'      ^'4       '���'"i       *"4  %'      vi* -      W      ���/�������  ' -?d-  - ���>"      -/��?      ^n?      3-A*  Tlios. McDnniiell. /   -:-   R. M. McISntir  < MOiELLilcENlE,  ..-��� -^.MinfiSr^d.- -  Real Estate  GREENWOOD   ,and. CAMP.McKINNEY  'in~       *3)v        ���'ii*      ���>iv  S'C 0'4       v"i       Jfe        0(4 Jlj v��i  jj*8,   -%~ ��� *Jf   v.5    -/;,-    ~4t~    ~'i��  Camp McKinney: Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor..  .  .  .   -Cr'O^O  IJest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Ciffars.  Coon   Staiii.inc.  FOR   TUNNELSy  MINES  AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  COMPLETE   MINE   EQUIPMENT.  JAMES    GOOPER    MANUFACTURING   COMPANY,   Limited  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. C,  MONTREAL,  P. Q.  JAMES  D. SWORD, Manager.  ^luuttiuttiiumtuiuimmup  Head Office:and ;WdiK-s at  Bijr,LKyir,i,E, On't.  Branch Oflicc and Works at  T.KAII.,   B.C.  ac'.  "THE"(IBAC ;Cofi Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air  Compressors,  Rock  Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Gars, Ore Buckets, etc,  Agents for Kiiowles Steam Pump Works.  Our Shops  at Trail are most complete,  consequently   we are  in  a position^ to handle  all  kinds of Repairs.    If.you are troubled with your Drills freezing-, or wish to  r        ' ���������'���        save money buying-repairs, then   USE   OURS.  ac  .T.J'  The acknowledged centre of the great West Fork  Mining  Belt*  Lots will soon be on the market     Easy payments,  For full particulars apply to  . T.  Agent,   MIDWAY. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  Why use cheap second-grade  Flour* made from soft Wheat,  when you can get the  Lake of the Woods Milling Co.'s  high grade flour* manufactured  from Manitoba No, 1 hard wheat,  %t the same price,  9 4- be persuaded that some  *-      other is just as good,  Try the above once and you will use no other,  we know it    All we ask is a trial order,  ������������-<o�� > ��� mic+c-4ep.m**9*'��<e*-*<m��***-��4*��miet��4m*m*m ><c��^����p<i>-t<i������>-��o��Min����km mn<������� wn w��� ��i  i��  H  1   A  i  n  n  I  L  >E}; have just received the finest line, of the  latest Gold Jewellery and Silver Novelties ; Walthain, Elgin and-Harvard movements ;  Diamonds, Opals and Pearls.  All our goods we guarantee to be of the best.  Miller   Bros., -  Druggists aiid Jewellers   -   -    GREENWOOD.  !*  I ��  - 5 ��  I?  I!  I*  it  !  Louis IJi.uk.  A. Fi.shkk.  IK III III '"Ji  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  W. G;; Gattnce left for Seattle and  Victoria yesterday.'-' ���  , ;','"���  A. McQueen, of Keewatin flour fame,  was in the-city this week.  H. Y. Cole and J. S, Meers, two Spokane mining- men, were in the district  last week. o  A.W.Ross and W...C, Haywood of  of Columbia visited '-'"the" metropolis on  Sunday.;." Mr. Haywood's big- hotel  will be opened about April 1.  Dr. Gordon of Toronto has been appointed siirg-eoti to the mines at Camp  McKinney. He has opened a drugstore and expects to have a small  hospital under his charge in. the near  future...;:,-  The Deane-Martin-election -trial will  be heard before Judg-e Walkem at  Kamloops next week. D. McPhail,  the principal of the Midway school, is  a witness. He left; for-Kamloops on  Thursday.  The local Methodists are g-iving- a  New England "dinner in" the Naden-  Flood block -Saturday evening. The  dinner will be given at 5 p.m. Addresses will be g-iveii and a musical  programme carried out.  ������".  St. Patrick's day is'being- duly celebrated in Greenwood. J. R. Porter,  W. S. Keith and other local Irishmen  have arrang-ed for a grand ball to be  given in the Hunter.Kendrick building- this (Friday) evening-.  A petition is being circulated and  extensively sig-ned urg-ing- upon the  Government to secure the construction  of the West Fork bridge before hig-h  water comes. The petitioners point  out that at the present time the water  is low and the bridge could be more  conveniently built.  H. W. Kent, the g-eneral superintendent of the Nelson & Vernon Telephone  Company, arrived by the Penticton  stage on Wednesday. He is making  his first visit through the district. Mr.  Kent knew that Greenwood must be a  thriving place from the monthly receipts of the local telephone office, but  personal investigation confirmed his  previous favorable opinion.- He stated  that the Company were making a special effort to secure a better service at  an early date. Arrangements had  been made with the Inland Telephone  Company to extend its line to Cascade  City. When this is done the Nelson &  Vernon will work in connection with  the Inland Company instead of with  the S. & B. C. Company. The Inland  Company will also duplicate its wire  between Spokane and Rossland, thus  leaving one wire free for the Boundary  Creek business. Mr. Kent and Mr.  Hodg-e. the local superintendent, went  to Grand Forks on Thursday. Mr.  Kent   returns  to  Greenwood   today.  G. M. . Irishman, the well-known  traveling- man, was booking- orders in  the city this week.  -Hon.- T.  Mayne ���, Daly   returned   to  Rossland on. Friday.    The, other mem-;  bers of the party  will remain  in  the  district for several days.  The West Fork district is sure to  . attract a great deal of attention during  the summer; Beaverton is already on  the market, and another townsite is to  be surveyed at the junction of Beaver  Creek and the West Fork. This latter  townsite is owned by Messrs. Smatles  and Bell. The site is an excellent one,  and is a natural centre for the rich  mining- district. Messrs. Olson and  Phelan, of Greenwood, have decided  that Messrs. Smailes' and Bell's is the  most advantageous spot. Mr. Olson is  already on the ground superintending  the erection of a larg-e store and hotel,  which will be run by the firm.  ?�� 4* 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 %  J. Tyrell arrived from England on  Wednesday, and isv a g-uest of Mr. L,.  S. Moulton-Barrett.  --'<3:    '  ��� -s  Si  tq  o  o  ���o  H  H  K  .0  S  O   >J  w ir.  u'-S  5 to  |S  ���"5 ",  3   U  u "  rt n3  a  flail, Rice & Co.  Mining, Stock,  and Real Estate  Exchange. * , * *  4�� Barrett Block, Copper Street, 4,  Temporary Office ;  GREENWOOD.  4��  4�� 4>  W. Miller,  /HERCIIANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  K3~  Perfect fit guaranteed.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  COURT   OP   REVISION.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that tlie CourUof  Revision for the purpose of hearing all  complaints against the assessment for the year  18W, as made by the Assessor of the city of  Greenwood, will be held at the Court House,  Greenwood, on  THURSDAY, 27th APRIL, 1899, AT 10 A.M.  City Clerk's Office, G.  U. TAYLOR,  AJarch 13th, 18W. c. M. c.  Government Street, Opp. Post Office,  GREENWOOD.  B.C. .  Our Mk. HALL, will reach Greenwood  about 15th March, and we will be prepared to buy or bond claims of undoubted merit. Having a large development company behind us, can handle  anything-. Parties having- claims for  sale kindly call on us, and give full  particulars. Would be g-lad to g-et any  information from parties familiar with  location of unsurveyed claims. Expect  to g-o to press very soon, and wish to  have correct location of every claim in  every camp for our Boundary Creek  Pamphlet. City property for sale; call  for particulars.  And LUNCH COUNTER.  Meals at all hours.  Open Day and Nig-ht.  Private Boxes. Lunches put up.  Fresh Eastern Oysters Dally.  ���#���  WERNER & PITTOCK, Proprietors,  COPPKK  STREET - - - GREENWOOD,   B. C.  MILLS     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Eholt Greek, B, G<   Manufacturers of Rough and  Dressed-1���  M L'U /"VB 6R *-'  Shingles/ Lath, Mouldings* Sash and Doors*  '       ''":' "���"'���'..    '    "    ."9.   #':'*       ���  .--���==-'��� ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  lumber delivered to any place in the City or ��� to Mining Camps ;  QNAPS!   QNAP5!!  Not in real estate, however. We are not among- the fortunate ones who are  offering- snaps on Copper street, but we still continue offering- Groceries, Clothing-,  Gents' Furnishing-s, Boots and Shoes, Rubber Goods, etc., at prices that are  within the reach of all.  We have a complete line of Rubber Goods for Ladies, Misses, Children and  Men, including- Miners' Knee arid Hip Gum Boots.    Remember the place,  The Old Reliable White Front Store;; ::|  (Next door to the Postoffice)        Government Street, Greenwood;;  ilFURNITUR  'l  OF   EVERY   DESCRIPTION. UPHOLSTERING,   ETC.  The Largest Stock in the District.  \ UNDERTAKING    AND    EMBALMING. j  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  * ��� GREENWOOD ��� *  t��  Co.  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street, Greenwood.  ^eev^ood Assay 0ff.^  JOE C. LUCKENBEL, Prop.  IB.  Ul)  AVIDWAY.'   B.C..  MINES EXAMINED AND REPORTED ON  GREENWOOD    :    :    :    B.C.  If your Watch is tired  TAKE   IT   TO  MINING BROKERS.  Fire. Life and Accident Insurance.  Kcruy's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Dmeelrts' Sundries. Stationery, etc.,  H. B. MUNROE, Greenwood.  A Choice Line of Staple and Fancy  - - THE - -  TGHMAKER,  GREENWOOD  And have it fixed rijfht.   Over 30 years* experience, and the most complete stock of material  with which to do work correctly.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  4�� We want your patronage, ��j��  n. E. rRAZEE.  Grocery and Bakery,  Hamlll Block, Cooper Street, Greenwood.  \   kr  ''--?:llSi^^~a?aSiaaiiS��feiyrfiBfi^

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