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 .Published Semi-Weekly in the Interests op the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. V,  GREENWOOD, B, C���   SATURDAY, MARCH 25,   1899.  142 No. 38  ...ivsnvcWVVWl BUILDERS      Orjnvrmmrr^^���.  >?T^  Contractors lor the design and construction of, complete Stamp Mills, Concentration,  , :   ;   Clilorination, Cyanide and Smelter Equipments.  t*  u  % .m -.; ,  o  ���a    fl  U3    ������*  HH  t>    -Al  ,  (0          **  03  ./2  s ��  a-  3  fi  O  J<t    o  Q  *<> ...  w  ���������* ��j ;���-.  u:.  O  s Ts  <-H  O      O  CO  co   o  53  <& . *T  <V  o  be  g    t>0  <  ���*.������ c5-  o  rS      ��  Oi  ������"���.s-  : J ���:���.��� '  :0 ���������      " .,���'������ ���  w  ��  W  ' o  o  ft),  P*  >  re  n  -�����  o  ,r-t-  03  CO  l-h  O  oo n  n  > 2*  oo 3  "W  rt-  S- -'-  -w  o  a.  6  i���<  rv  0 ���'���  i�����  to  C  B  H  H->  o  O  o  ���t  Head Office and Works s  PBTBRB0R��, ��NT.  Branch Offices j  MacKinnon Building:, Vancouver, -rTT>T"  And Greenwood, B.C. harry howson.; Agent,  Including, among other things,  Groceries,  Flour,  .-Feed,-;/'  Hay, Oats,  Vegetables,  Fresh Eggs,  Fruits,  Cured Meats,  Builders' Hardware,  Mining Supplies,  Bar Iron,  Mining Rails,  Fuse,  Caps,  Powder,  Goodwin Candles,  Granite Candles,  Tubular Barrows,  Earthenware,  Glassware,  Crockery,  erchandise  Rope,  Coil Chain,  Blacksmith's Coal,  .Crowbars,  Anvils, Bellows,  Picks and Shovels,  Sheet Glass.  Purchasers are invited to inspect our stock and get our prices/  A.  H. SPERRY   6c   CO.  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.   CAULFIEM}  . . . Neil H. L-amo'nt  ..GAULFIELD   <��   LAMONT.  -DEALERS IN-  E  i?  STOVES AND TINWARE AND BUILDERS*  MATERIAL,  PAINTS, OIL AND  GLASS  f  ���j.  Goods Arriving Daily.    One Car at Penticton, Two Cars at Marcus, One Gar in Transit.  Reserve Your  Heavy Orders Until You Can See Our Goods  and  Prices.  opper Street, Three Doors Below the Bank of Montreal.  ^uuimui^^  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN (1REENW00D.     A New IJuiltlinjr,   well furnished.     First-class  Service in all departments.     Choice, Wines,  Liquors and   Cigars.a Headquarters..for  Miiiiiifr  and Commercial Men.  Copper Street, Greenwood.  THREE   COMPANIES  ASKING   CITY  FOR  PRIVILEGES  Electric Light By-Law Laid 'Over���The Telephone Companies���The City Solicitor's Dual  Position���Straightening Silver Street���Applications for City Engineer.  A special meeting- of the city council  was held on Wednesday evening- to  discuss matters relating to the different companies applying for privileges  within the city. All the members of  the council, with the exception of Aldermen Sutherland and Cameron, were  ; present. When the meeting began Mr.  Kent'was present, representing the  Vernon and Nelson company, and Mr,  Whiteside, representing the Greenwood  Waterpower company. Alderman Galloway asked/Mr. Leamy, the city solicitor, if his clients had arrived, and  received an affirmative reply.  Mr. H.W. Kent, general superintendent of the Vernon and Nelson  Telephone company, wrote the council  expressing- regret that permission to  install a local system had not been  asked for when the long distance  'phone was placed in position. He  made formal application for such permission. The company's solicitors,  Messrs. McPhillips & Williams of Vancouver, were strongly of the opinion  that the company had authority under��  the 1896 act amending- their charter,  to erect poles and string wires without  a by-law. He had men on the ground  and material at hand and was anxious  to go to work immediately.  Alderman Naden  stated  that if the  council Had  the  power he would be in  ' fayor,of ' allowing-' the company to gx>  to worljvat once.-- They  were  the only  rcomparTy'that showed they meant business.    He   would like   to   secure   the  t opinion of the solicitor on   the matter.  Mr. Leamy, who-was armed with  several "legal; volumes, delivered a  lengthy argument to prove that the  Vernon and'Nelson company could  . not install their system within the city  limits without submitting- a by-law to  the ratepayers. He cited Point Elice  bridge cases and other municipal cases  to show that the rights of ratepayers  were not to be affected except by distinct provisions. .'��� '���...  Alderman Naden wished to know if  the company were prepared to put up  security for costs for any litigation  that might arise, would this protect  the City's interests. The city solicitor said that the company might refuse to indemnify on the grounds that  , the 'arrangement with the city was  illegal.  Mr. Kent stated that the company  would be prepared to indemnify the  city. He could not submit a by-law,  as such a course would be contrary to  the advice of the company's solicitors,  a d he was bound to follow their advice. He was.willing to go ahead and  take chances.  After further discussion the council  took no action, but it is understood  that Mi.' Kent has decided to go ahead  with the- install: tion of the local  system.  Mr. L. M. Rice, the engineer in  charge of construction on the C. & W.  railway, appeared  before   the    '  .<m^  OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.  !    Always on hand, a full line of  j   Ledgers, Journals, Cash Books,  !   Record Books, Memos, Diaries,  i  ! Hotel Registers, etc.  1 .    ���  �� e ��  SMITH  &  McRAE,  Books, Stationeiy, Wallpaper, Notions  and Fancy Goods,  GREENWOOD,     e.C.  '^nmmfmnww!^  He stated that he was there, not repre- .  senting any one, but he wished to point  out that if the channel for Boundary  were cut through the bank near Dead-  wood street, instead of swerving round  the bank, the street would be straigt-  ened and the appearance of the city  much improved thereby. He understood the Townsite company were willing to pay for cutting: the 40-foot  channel for the creek if the council  would undertake to grade the street on  both sides.  The members of the council were of  the opinion that the suggestions of  Mr. Rice should be adopted and that  the city would grade the street as soon  as funds are available. .,   .  Messrs. Pringie and Whiteside, solicitors for the Greenwood Waterpower  company, advised the council that  their directors were J. L. Pierce, capitalist, Greenwood; J. W. Hughes,  mine owner, Kaslo ; H. Cockshut,  manufacturer, Brantford, and F. J. ,  Finucane, banker, Greenwood.  Mayor Hardy reported that he could  not get'f till information over the 'phone  concerning prices for electric lights  at Nelson. The Greenwood Waterworks company submitted the following maximum prices : Residences, 16-  candle power, $1 per month ; business  houses, 16-candle power, SI per month ;  arc lights for street lighting, $150 per  year. ���.���'"������''  ���'������   '  ���'���  As the council was anxious to obtain  definite information reg-arding- prices  charged elsewhere, the by-law > was  laid over until Monday evening, and  the clerk instructed to procure the desired information. .,  The Columbia Telephone and Telegraph-company's right of way by-law  was read a first and second time. Mr."'  Stone, who was present, stated that,  the directors of the company were C.  O'Brien Reddin, W. I. Reddin, C. F.  Stone, '^Ang-us McNish, :and L. A.  Thorhbury. His company were financially able to carry on'the work. They  had direct .connection with the JSpo-  kane exchange, and with the Oreg-on,  Sunset and Inland; companies. They  were applying to the Dominion parliament for amendments to their charter,  to enable them to extend their system  to all parts of British Columbia and  the Northwest Territories. Mr. Stone  urged the council to give the by-law its'  third reading, as they were anxious to  begin work. He was informed that 24  hours must elapse before the by-law  could be read a third time. It would  could come up at the reg-ular meeting  on Monday.  Mr. Stone���I cannot be here on Monday.       .���',���'  The Mayor���Your solicitor has full .  power to act for'you ?  Mr. Stone���Oh, yes.  At this juncture Mr. Ross  handed a  note to Alderman Naden.  The Mayor���I have  to strongly object to Mr. Ross handing notes to ofii- ���  cials at the board.  ' Alderman Naden���Where is your  authority, Mr. Mayor, for such an ob- ;  jection ? Hasn't an alderman the right  to receive notes from whom he pleases ?  I wish to ask Mr. Stone another question : " Who is your solicitor ?"  Mr. Leamy, the city solicitor���I'll  answer that I acted as his solicitor,  drew up the by-law and handed it in  to the council.  Mr. Leamy got very indignant, used  language towards Mr. Ross that is  usually designated by a dash, and was  called to order by the mayor.  Alderman Galloway strongly objected to the city solicitor assuming  that the note handed Alderman Naden  had any relation to Mr. Leamy's position. The mayor choked off the discussion and the city solicitor retired,  threatening Mr. Ross with fearful  things if he dared mention anything  about him in his paper.  The clerk was instructed to call for  tenders for filling in Government street-  from the bank opposite Renciell's store.  The interest amounting to 51,500 on  last year's loan of 525,000 is due in.  Montreal March 31, and the clerk was  instructed to make arrangements for  its payment.  The clerk was instructed to call for  applications for the position of city  engineer, and the council decided to  take up the rails from Copper street,  charging the cost to the contractors  who  used   them   last.  Mr. Grant, auditor for P. Burns &  Co., visited the different branches in  the district (hiring the week. agaaaia��aga^^igSi'a^^T.<g;  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  ���     /     H.    HALLETT.  (��&nir/zzv, Jloftctfot,  NOTARY   .PUBLIC".  CREENWOOD,   B.C.  pRJNGLE   & WHITESIDE,  Banisters and Solicitors,  Qtbfarieis fjpuufi'c, etc.,  Ba:ck;-:tt Block, Coi'i>icH Stkicht;  . c.ifijijNwoon.  .,    IZ-ORBES   M.   KERBY,  ' f^. ��� ��� : ������'   *'    ��� Assoc. M./m. Can. Koe. Civil Engineers,  (pvoviwck? &<xnb J^umgo?  'AND   CIVIT,, UNCrXKKK,  -' gjoftU'E  (pllfifl'C -- MIDWAY,     B.C.  fZT    VJ.    GROVES.  'Civil & Mining Engineer  . provincial Land Surveyor,  C.UKKNWOOI), j:. c.  Mineral Claims Keported upon.  ' UikIi.t^-j-o-ukI Surveys.'  council should be limited to furnishing  the money, outlining- the work most  required and leaving- the engineer  alone, j If this plan' were adopted it  would save many useless discussions  at meetings of the council and many  dollars to the'ratepayers. ' '   ,  ;        Mr.   Shaw,   the   late  city  engineer,  !'   was   handicapped   by    his    numerous.  '    duties on   the  outside,, and   the many  I    and   conflicting   suggestions  and   in  structions from the council., His successor, should be. selected with care.N  He should be paid a good salary and  given full control of all municipal  works.  THE CORBIN CHARTER.  '..   A.   (il.'l'.SS. M.A.  II.   A.   C.UUSS,   M.A.  -Guess Bros.  Assavers ���&��� Chemists,  "Thorotiyhfy familinr  wilii   IJntintitu'y   Crock  and    KatrvUnv    iiniiiujr districts,      l'ri)]H:riie.s  cxaiiiii'-t'd, assays aiul analyst:.-;  ...f. onw,  fuels,  : .furnace products, utc. '  GKKKNV.'OOI), li. C.  ,'QI-IARLES-AE. SMAW.  Civil    Engineer,  dominion  anb (protiinctaf  ��tmb giurBegor.  ,   GREENWOOD,       - ���     15. C.  ��� " /       CHRISTIE.   M.R.CV.S.  (KlMNHUKGlt,  SCOTLAND)  ��������� ; Dominion 'Veterinary inspector.  Alll-Domestic   Aniiftals .treated   on   .scientific  principles.  ������Residence   -   -   -   - TrREENWOOD, B.C.  W, S. KEITH, M.EV  ���.GREENWOOD   ..-.    -    B.C.  A dispatch from Victoria to Thk  Timics states that the ��� Victoria board  of trade has endorsed the Corbin road  by a large majority. Last year the  council of the board held a hole in the  corner meeting and passed a resolution against the charter and against  the wishes of many members. Those  who were most enthusiastic in supporting the charter .were those who  knew most about the local situation.  Mr. McCandless, who spent several  days in the district last summer, was  strong in his advocacy of granting  railway competition to Boundary  Creek. Senator Tempelman and  others who believe in the general principle of denying no section railway  competition, were also stalwart champions of the. district. It appears that  the feeling in all parts, of the. Dominion has changed, and the injustice  done Boundary Creek last year will be  wiped out at this session of the Dominion parliament. ...'..'  Minns Examined and Reported on.  ���    MOWAT �� PALMER, ' :  Mining and Real Estate Brokers  :   GREENWOOD.    ;.-  ''���;.���-       H: n.  KEErER,      v  "ReEil Estate and Mining Broker  OmCI:   OV.liR   BANK   Op   B. N. A.  GREENWOOD.  REAL.'ESTATE AND MINING  "'"''��� PROPERTIES. '.  .^.-THE^MART. . .  . ��� Wasted.���A body guard for the  editor of the Boundary Creek,.Times.  Must not be fastidious about his opponents.  ,_ "_ __  This. Columbia Telephone company's  right of way by-law has so far not  been criticized by the. city solicitor.  He must be satisfied with his own  handiwork.  Thk mayor's objection to notes being  passed to "officials around the council  board" has been duly noted. It is a  notable objection from a  man of note.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp, $1.00  A fine line of  Pipes,   CigarsA  Tobacco  li just Received.  and Pouches /  GAUNGE;& W1CKWIRE. A^r|  Greenwood.  B.    PATON   <&   CO.,  ',<���' .   Mining and  / ���  ���  Real Estate Brokers  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  , /\    W. ROSS,  '   : MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  -...,, COLUMBIA, 11. C.  Uouudary    and    Camp    McKinney   properties  jriven especial attention.  l'UlSI.ISIIEI)   SIJMI-WIIK.KLY  11V  The Boundary-Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  .'Duncan Ross...  :Editor.  ' W: .\.,HAitin:k.. :....:  .......Manager.  :-Adv-ertisiiitr Kales are Twenty-rue Cents per  iiich eacli insertion, or One Dollar per inch per  miiiuli for tlie Wednesday or .Saturday  edition  separately.    Lcj.'-al notices, 10c. and 5c. per line.  No "c|ii:tclc" or  remedy  ads.   inserted at any.  price.   Subscriptions are due in advance ; other  accounts payable monthly.  '���'A'ddress all communications to  Tin; 'Trains,  Greenwood, 1!.C.  J. A. UKSWORTH.  Druggist  *��� * .f>  Midway.  STOCKS.  Pitzhug-h Lee .....;      2%  llrandon & Golden Crown    28  Helen' 7  Highland Queen A      5  Morrison ......: ... :    isj/  camp m'kinnev stocks.,  Camp McKinney Gold-M. & M. Co  5  Dolphin and Shannon...  2'/i  Little Cariboo ;...... 4}��  Mammoth  2  O'Shea '.  v,i  Sailor' ;.... 15  List Your Stocks With Us.  Mowat & Palmer,  Mining and Real Estate Brokers,    j  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  . SnilSCKH'T-ION, ��2.(11 1'liK   Vk.au.   in-A'llVANCIv.  ���S'A'TIIRDAY, MARCH 25. 1S')9.  Money Made  iihibii�����������������!  m �������������������  Is Money Saved  ' A'CITY'ENGINEER.  I.\ a '.properly managed city the city  engineer has great great powers and  ���greater responsibilities. He should  not receive the appointment unless he  thoroughly.-understands his duties and  is-, able., to. fulfill--them. His work  should,tiot.be- interfered with or regulated by the members of the city council. The engineer is the city's expert.  He stands in the same relation to the  city tha.t the ..mining- superintendent  does to the mining- company. Would  the Mother,Tootle mine of to-day occupy  the same  position ������ it  does   if  Mr. Un-  .der.wood of New York instructed Mr.  Kefl'er to sink a shaft here, run a drift  there, or timber the shaft in a certain  way ���'.     Yet it would be just as   rcason-  , able for one of the business men of the  British Columbia ��� Copper company to  dictate to their expert manag-er as it is  for the mayor or aldermen to tell their  expert how to build a dam or grade a ���  street:       As   -far : as    public-  improve-  "luenis are-eoucenied ' the   duties of the  ���?,.. -/,f '7���*  You can  make   money  by  buying your  ax Bannerman Bros,, Copper St,  Best  cooking- 'and  eating  apples in  the market.  Copper Street, Greenwood,  NOTICE.  IS HEREBY GIVEN that I will not be re-  JL sponsible for any debts contracted in the  name of the Eholt Hotel, except on -written  order from the undersigned.  ROBERT DONEGAN.  February 25th, 1SW. US  WANTED  A YOUNG MAN. sijrnle. for (reneral store :  sober, industrious, and a tfood salesman.  None but experienced men heed apply.���Address, jfiviiifr full particulars and salarv  wauted, " JI. K.," this offiice."  Rossland.  ��$��  Investment mi f.  Greenwood.  I-IAMTHD   LIABILITY.  Financial & Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.;-NADEN.   /Manager.  J, W; NELSON  Proprietor,  ?$ 4* 4* 4* 4* "h 4* 4* 4* ^ 'h& 'h4? 4* "^ 4* 4* 4* 4�� ^ 4*4* 4* *^ &  -   .*;  O- ': -  We've just unloaded a Car of HAMS  and BACON, and shall be pleased to  furnish quotations to Stores, Mines,  Hotels and Boarding;  Houses. ,  Prices and quality are right.  P.   BURNS   <&   CO.  Head Office for Boimdaiy CrecK division at GREENWOOD.  Shops at Cascade, Grand Forks, Niagara, Greenwood and Midway. '���  ��%>���$* *?* $* '$' *$��� "^ <f* *^1 *^* "?* ^* ^ *$**?*' *W��'��S* "Y* *T* tTJ *$* "X" *��* H^* *^,*i*  THE   RALAGE   LIVERY   STABLE.  IN   THE  BOUNDARY   CREEK   DISTRICT.  Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Ponies,   Feed Barn,    Hay and  Oats For Sale,  A. W. ROBINS   -   -   -   PROPRIETOR.  %**     -m-     9To     'Of    %-    ?'$     ''������=���     ''"'"     ''��  Thos. McDonnell., R. M. McEntir  McDonnell i mm.  Mines and.  Real Estate .  GREENWOOD    and   CAMP. MCKINNEY  ft  i  l  i  -"'.     *     iVi     A1'-    *'.'��    A%     A'i     ^'.i.     iV6  'of      ->'.-      ">,F     '.,r     -.).-     -'i\-      ~~'tr      '"**   ' '".-  FOR RENTAL.  Lao,'e Livery Stable, Midway.  Two-roomed,Office, Midway.  Eliolt Meadow properly, Kliolt Creek.  IJlack's   and    McAuley's   pre-emptions,    near  Midwav.  ���E. JACOI1S.  Midway.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  COURT   OF   REVISION.  NOTICE' is hereby ifivon that llie Court of  Revision for the purpose of liearinir all  complaints a<raiust the assessment for the year  18'W, as made bv the Assessor of tin; city of  Greenwood, will be held at the Court House,  Greenwood, on  THURSDAY. 27tll APRIL. 1899. AT 10 A.M.  Citv Clerk's Ollice. G.   I!. TAYLOR,  "March 13th, l.W). c. :.i. c.  NOTICE  MTEBO hereby ifives notice that he will  .    not be  responsible for any debts contracted bv R. Doneirin at the Eholt hoiel.  Dated March 20th, 1SW.  MINERAL ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  NUGGET. GOLD DROP Fraction and P1IIL-  LIPSBURG Fraction mineral claims, situ-  in the Kettle River Mininff division of Yale  district. Where located:  In Green wood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac Hallett, as  ae;eiU for Frederick Colleton Innes, free  miner'.i certificate No. 10378 A. intend, sixty  days from the dale hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for certilicates of improvements,  for th.e purpose of obtaining Crown grants  of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 4th day of March, 1SW, 22-3  Shannon    Files,  Letter  Clips,  Stick  Files,  ��� y ��� ���  | World Almanack, '99. |  ft Chicago News   "   ! 99.  M Canadian "   '99. f|  I      Tochet Diaries.       |  I, |  I| ��� . ��� i  IHJJI11,1  THE    CANADIAN  TORONTO.  Established 18f.7.  I   Paid-up Capital ��� > $6,000,000,  ! [Six Million Dollars.] -  f   Rest :.'::.;. .:.:...;.Si.00O;O0O.  THE PIONEER MOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B.C.  -��.'i '��% i\'i  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide j^ood accommodation.-  Headquarters for Mining- Men.        Best of Wines, L/iquors and Ciyars  A Conifortable Sample Room.      Heated by Hot Air.  PRESIDENT.  HON'.    GEO.   A.   COX.  ���IS. K. WAI.KliK,' J.   H. W.UMMRR,  General Mauajrer.     Asst. General Maiiairer.  !       TUts J3ank lias the largest number of  j    Branches of any Bank in Canada, with  |    Agencies at New York,  Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.  AccQuntsof Corporations, Merchants,  and Individuals received on .favorable  '    terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travel-  i',*lers' Credits, and Circular Notes issued  ������!.'   available in anv part of the World.  .)        Approved   Notes    Discounted,     Col-  |    lections made.  i        A general   Banking-  business   tran-  i    sacted. . .      ���  Greenwood Branch,,,,  D.   A.   CAMERON.  ; , Manager.  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor:  ,   (F^rd'    '..: ' ���  '���    :���  liest Urands of Wines, Liquors and Cig-ars.  Goon   Stai'iling.  ank or Montreal  Capital, al! paid up,  $12,000,000.  Best.! ���:,... .A...        ...$6,000,000.  : President.:.:' .:-   '       . - :. ' -;'  Lonn Stkathcoxa and Mount Royal.  Vice-President:  .-..-���.-,...  Hon. (ii:ok(ii: A. Dkummond.  GeneralManag-er.: '. ..E. S. CLO0STOxi  iv6- ' 5^ - *!����� ���-- .-  ;''  Branches in London (England),  ������-������-   New York, Chicago,  And in llie iirincipril cities iii Canada.;  ;V-      iV4-     4^ '   '      '���  ''if     *iV   ,%'  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and  Cable Transfers; Grant Commercial  and Travellers' Credits, available, in  any part of the World.   '.'.-. _-���  ."'.-���. ^ .  Drafts issued,  Collections  made,   etc.  Greenwood Branch,  F. J.  FINUCANE, Manager.  THE   BANK   OF  Established in 183C.  Incorporated b.v Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital...... $4,866,666. '  Reserve Fund....:................$1,460,000..  Loudon Oflice :  3  Clement's  Lane,   Lombard   Street, E.C.  J.'H.'ll  ������'Court of Dihkctoks :  Secretary-r-A. O. Wailis.  Head ollice in Cauade : St Jaiues-st.,- Montreal  '  H. Stikenian, ireueral manau-er.  J. Elmsle.v, in.s]>ector..  -#���  Buanciiks in Canada :.  S5  I  Coi'i'UK Stkkkt.  ���S��^))a��SSS��<��<- 5XS>��S��SS��SD��S  I  y**A  A.CKNTS jx Tin-; Unitki) States  KSTAHMSIIICI)  1S(.2.  Furniture (  Carpets !  Linoleuins 1  V  o  Cork Carpet  l  Curtains    I  T  Wallpaper |  agents.  London Uankkks:  The Hank of England and   Messrs. fJl.vil A Co.  EOKICION   AC'.HNTS \  LiviM-poul���Hank' of  Liverpool.    Australia���  Unioi'. Uaulcof Australia.   New Zcalaiid.r-Un-  F.  T.  SHORT, Manager,  Greenwood, B.C.  j  Complete House Furnishings.  |1 F. Coates& Co: |  1 Contractors      B  i  i   A   larere   stock   i>f   Fine   and   Medium     *      i     ^2  J Priced Cioods in above lines. o      I     ^^,  Send for Samples and Prices-free.  , B.C.!  Gkkknwooi),  B.C.       ,   g��:  j��&   ^"t   ^fe ��� *~-  ���vf      ���%*      -aj? tfi^.  Slore Fronts & Fixtures a Specialty   ��~-  i.*m*o>-*-**>-*<.+*���>****?<*>*+**��*.*-��*.>....*+4Qmi n.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Contains Fifty of the Best Situated Lots in Gfeenv/ood City,    About one^ialf of these have  been sold and will be built upon in the near future, Now is the time to buy  before the: advance in price* which is sure to come,  XD.   E.   MALLETTE   - -   ^   AT  SAWMILL  OFFICE.  KETTLE. RIVER   MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral Locations for the  Week  ^Ending March 21. 1899.  - ���"'' '.;,       ,        March-15.    :  Electric, Boundary  Falls,  Gi  lleiulerson  and  T. Wake.   ,  ,     March 1".  Agnes, Smith's camp, G: Foiihls. :.-.  "..''  "   March IS  Union, neadwood camp, Xt'iitBennutt.  . Helle of 1$. C, Deadwood camp, E. C. lirown.  Montreal, Eholt creek.' C Shilling-ton.  Moriiinir Sim, Eholt creekj Wm. Siiiilli.  No. 99, Eholt creek, AVH Harris.  Ruby, Providence conip, W A Irwiiu  Silver-Lode,-fractional,  Skylark camp, W A  ':    Irwin.        ���  I X ��, fractional^- Providence camp, R R Cun-  itiiifrhani.   ������"���'���  Lexington," fractional,   Greenwood    camp,  J  Dempsey.'..;.;.    .'......,..  Ch^mrock, Summit camp, F Forrest.  Nonsuch, Smith's camp, M Stanton.  Ella, Smith's camp, J Christie.  Meadow, Eholt Creek, H J Jolly & J A Cameron  Mockiiifr Bird, Skylark camp, D Lynch.  March 20.  You-Bet, Boundary Falls, Ella Roy.   ,  Copper Crown, Graham's camp, M Iufrrim  and  J H East.  Beverley, Boundary Falls, J Lindsay and  J.H  McDonald. r  Hidden Treasure, Boundary Falls,  J  Lindsay  arid J H McDonald.   .  March 21.  Prince Albert, Lo'iijr Lak-e camp, G Foulds and  A Branson.  Elk fraction, Deadwood camp, A Branson  and  J Gladden. ��� .::.  ���.:;���������:.:..".        .'    ' - '���  ;       -' .-''- " '. ��� :  Wild Horse fraction,' Deadwood camp; A Brail- '���  son and J Gladden. ���,    .  Boulder fraction, Deadwood camp,  A   Branson  and J Gladden.   J   ���       * ;.'���;.';;'.������  Certificates of Work.  March 15.      "���  Great Hcsuer, J McNicol.  Alice Maud,-'A Castleman et al.  March IS.  Big- Moiit'c'.. |  Monte Rico.  VR!  Monte'Bravo )  iStuart and W B r.iuin.  Transfers.'  March 15.    . ���  Olie, 'A interest, H Reed  and   H   Perkins  to  B  Perkins.  March 1".  Sunday, ^.interest, R Doiiajrin to N Tlioll.  March IS. :'..,,.  Juno, Pegirv, Grubstake, \i interest each, Thos.  ��� Graham to. W.S Fletcher.  Stemwiitder, all interest, P Lover to E Fletcher  Sunshine, all interest, N H Lamont to AV S  Fletcher.N  Ontario, '/��� interest, T Kearus to D R McElmon  Last Chance, % interest, J P Williams  to TO  Butler.  Burn's,'-^ interest, PAspiuwall to E A Beilen-,  berg-.  Bolton, all interest, M..Griffin to I H Hallett.  Commander, all  interest,  J Dempsey to.I H  Hallett.        .  Nonsuch, all interest, M Stanton toG Beardsley  Enoch Arden,Ji interest, E E Alexander to W  J Collins and C Dawson.  Ontario Capital.  Among the visitors in the city at  present is Dr. Perry E. Doolittle, of  Toronto, Ont., who. is en route to  Southern California, where he holds  large interests in some gold mines.  Doolittle enjoys a large, practice in  Ontario's capital city and, in addition  to that, his inventive genius has placed  him in-that comfortable position where  he can invest largely in mining properties, as he is the inventor of the self-  acting hub bicycle brake, that is now  universally used in the wheel manufacture. In conversation with a Miner  reporter last evening Dr. Doolittle said  that British Columbia could expect lo  see a large amount of Ontario capital  invested here in the near future. A  few years ago Toronto was the stamping ground for almost every wild-cat  that was turned loose on the credulous  public. Buying of cheap stock became epidemic and shares in any company floated iwere eagerly bought up.  Of course, in almost every case all the  money invested was lost and this  naturally gave a set-back to the capital that would otherwise have steadily  come this way. Reaction set in and  nearly all investment ceased. Now,  however, another mining boom is on  in Toronto, but it is a healthy one.  People have confidence in the country,  past "mistakes, to guide them into the  right path and only boiyt fide propositions have any show on the Toronto  Mining Exchange. The people who  formerly bought five cent shares, expecting them to go to a dollar, now  buy dollar shares to hold them for  dividends. Confidence has been restored in the Ontario investors by the  investments here by such men as  Gooderham, Blackstock and Cox and  the successful" handling-.jof the War  Eagle has  done  more  than   anything  else to turn Toronto money-this way.  The Le Roi and Cariboo-McKinney  have, also attracted attention and made  monied people regard mining as a  business and not as'a speculation. The  recent successful flotation.of the Payne,  will do a great deal for the Slocan  country. People down cast regard it  as one of the best possible investments, as may be judged by the fact  that the stock was eagerly bought up\  at a price away above��par. As the doings of this valuable mine will now  come prominently , before the public,  the Slocan "country will 'receive adver-'"  tisiug-.that-.its wealth entitles it to, but  which it has lacked" in the past'.���Nel-'  son. Miner. ������....   ��� .'-;   ...;     ;....    ������;':'���������  Mining, Stock,  and Real Estate  Exchange, >, , ,  Temporary Ofi'ieu ;  Government-. Street. "Opp. Post Office.  ?   GREENWOQDf'Bie.v,  i*.'*. ��� ^ - iv4  i"'-  iv".  Our Mu. 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  particular's: Would be glad to get any  informatiori'from parties familiar with  location of unsurveyed claims. Expect  to go- 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. '  cr^>  a:   s>  $2|  o  o  'O-  0  F&  CO  s  B   JLnt ��ua ��bjc��   B    \  f  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY','B.C.  ifii'   Perfect fit guaranteed.  And LUNCH COUNTER.  Meals at all hours.  Open Day and Night.  Private Boxes. Lunches put up.  Fresh Eastern Oysters Daily.  v.-  WERNER & PITTOCK, Proprietors.  COI'PKK   STKKKT GKlvHN'WOOli,   I!. C.  The Everett and SpolCane Mining Co., Ltd.  Capital, 100,000 Shares;   Par Value, $1.00.  DIREOTORS:  E. Maki.TON, New Westminster, B. Ci, Pres.  T. W. Giu.KTTK, Fairhaven, Wash.   ....  John H. Wakr, Fairhaven, Wash, Secretary.  John Bii.vcK, Fairhaven, Wash., Treasurer.  A. G-. Davis, Greenwood, B. C.  G. A. RKNDKr.r,, Greenwood, B. C, Reg. Agent.  This company owns the Morning Star and Park Fraction claims, formerly the  In Pass Creek camp. The-property lies one mile south of summit of C.-&-W.R.R:, and in a direct  line with the famous B. C.mine in Summit camp. A large amount of work has been done on the  property, and work is being still continued. The surface showing, is one of the largest in the  Boundary Creek country, and assays as high as SIS gold and 12 1-5 per cent, copper. The company  have decided to place 5,000Treasury shares,on. the market for development purposes. Shares may  be obtained from     ,���'.���������. . '.. .. ������.....",���'-.'  McENTIRE, MCDONNELL & CO., Greenwood, B. C,    or. T.. W. GILLETTE, Fairhaven, Wash.   ,  FOf?. TUNNELS,  ���MINES-AND   OUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex aiilCprnpoiiM.  OMRLETB" -.mine equipment.  JAMES   COOPER   MANUFACTURING   COMPANY,   Limited  MONTREAL,  P.O.  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B, C. ��� .     JAMES  D. SWORD, Manager.  The acknowledged centre of the great West Fork  Mining  Belt,  Lots will soon be on the market,    Easy payments,  For full particulars apply to  Tj*  Agent,   MIDWAY,  ��&$&  E^q  vL/Lr  7'rTrf  !  ;  1  !  '  j  ;  .  !  ;  } THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  o  Why use cheap second-grade  Floaty 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,  at the same price.  *��' 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,  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  A. McQueen is in the city on business.  C. J. McArthur's charcoal kiln exploded last week. The loss is about  $400. :  W.'Gibson has returned after spending- the winter at his old home in  Ottawa.  J. L/. Pierce and Clive Pring-le are  both confined to their homes throug-h  illness.  Louis Blue, of the Boundary Creek  ���Milling- and Lumber Company, is over  from Rossland.  John L. White has moved the Greenwood Pharmacy to the corner of Copper  and Deadwood streets.'  The Greenwood City Mercantile Company are preparing- to put a stone  foundation underneath their building.  Messrs. McKenzie & Lindsay are  building an hotel near the junction of  the West Fork and Kettle river, another point which in the opinion of experts is the proper place for a large  city.  The city council has decided that it  is inadvisable to attempt to make the  'dam watertight at present. Tenders  are being- called for the construction  of a tank of a capacity of at least 200,-  000 gallons. This tank is to be placed  below the dam.  Mrs. P. L. Chaplin, whose husband  is boookeeper for a firm doing- business at the mouth of Curlew creek, accidentally shot herself at her home  Wednesday. She was handling a  Winchester, which was accidentally  discharged, the bullet entering ;her  foot. Dr. Jakes went clown to Curlew Thursday morning-, to attend the  sufferer.  Dr. R. W. Jakes has made a very  reasonable offer to the city respecting  the opening of the hospital. He offers  to open the hospital and take city  patients at the rate of S2 per day if the  city will grade street leading' to the  hospital, furnish the hospital with free  water and give a yearly bonus of S500.  At the rate the city has been paying  for indigent sick, nursed in hotels, the  acceptance of Dr. Jake's offer would  mean the savingof considerable money.  The Burleigh Drill Contracting and  Development Company has been organized by residents of Greenwood. The .  officers are G. Mark Corns, president;  C. Scott Galloway, vice-president; E.  C. Brown, secretary ; and J. H. Shields,  treasurer. The Company will be prepared to take contracts of any description. Mr. Corns has now a contract on  the Combination mine, and has had a '  long- experience in mining work. The  other officers are well-known residents  of the city.  Mr. D. F. Mcintosh, the president  and   manager of the Winnipeg- Gold-  mining Company, was in the city this  week. > He brought with him samples  of ore from the drift on the new ore  chute recestly discovered on the 300-ft  level. It will be remembered that a  few weeks ago a blind lead was encountered at the 300-ft level. Drifting-  was continued on this ledge. At 60 feet  the character of the ore changed considerably; The new ore���samples of  which were left at the Bank of Commerce���is much richer than that first  taken from the ledge. The gold and  copper values are mutually increased.  Mr. Mcintosh stated that the new compressor plant recently purchased from  F. R. Mendenhall will not be hauled to  the mine until the roads improve.  Corbin Charter. The dispatch to the  Rossland Miner reg-arding the new C.  P. R. town near Greenwood was read;  and delegates were appointed to come  to Greenwood to secure the co-operation  of the paople here iii"sending the delegate to Ottawa. The Grand Forks  delegation will find a unanimity of  feeling in favor of the Corbin Charter  because the people believe in railway  competition, but no indignation on account of the opposition C. P. R. town,  because such a town exists only in the  fertile imagination of the Rossland  Miner's  correspondent.  A   FAKE   SPECIAL.  The  Rossland  "Winer"  Creates a Rival for  Green-wood.  Sunday's Rossland Miner, contains  what purports to be a special from  Greenwood, to the effect that there is  much indig-nation here because the  Canadian Pacific Railway Company  has decided to start a new town two  miles above Greenwood. The Miner is  evidently being used by some people  who have a purpose to serve. The C.  P. R. has shown no inclination to start  a town near Greenwood. The Company  is spending- a. large amount of money  in the work of improving the city, and  all its arrangements so far have been  towards making Greenwood property  valuable. In this connection it will be  interesting-to, note that a largely attended meeting of the Grand Forks  Board of Trade was held a few nights  ago. It was decided to send a delegate  to Ottawa to urge the granting  of  the  And adjoining- camps, who run  temporarily out of stock and  need supplies at a day's notice,  can secure the same at strictly  competitive rates from the B. C.  ���4? '&<%*<%' *$* 4* 4* ^ 4s *$" ^ ��?  4��  4��  THE FIRSJ SHIPMENT OF  AMERICAN  Ltd., of Cascade. We carry  everything usually found in a  large general store, and many  items not expected in such  places. We have a large  quantity of  For Spring and Summer Wear have arrived. We would be  pleased to have you  call and inspect them  .   Barrett Block, Copper Street, J  4�� GREENWOOD. 4��  Nails and House Fittings  HARDWARE, ALL VARIETIES  A wide rang-e of Groceries and  a big selection of Dry Goods,  Boots, Dress Materials, Silks,  etc., together with Drugs,  Stationery and Prospectors'  Supplies.     Phone   us.    B.   C.  mercantile and Mining Syndicate, Ltd.  CASCADE, B. C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  CITY   ENGINEEP.  APPLICATIONS  for  the position  of Citv  Engineer, statingr salary per dav. will be  received tip to Mondav, 27th March, WW.  25-3. G. "Jj. TAYLOR, C. M. C.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  TENDERS    WANTED.  4 6  n  il  ��� -  a  >E} have just received the finest line of the  latest Gold  Jewellery and Silver Novel-,  ties ; Waltham, Elgin and Harvard movements ;  Diamonds, Opals and Pearls.  All our goods we guarantee to be of the best.  -3S*"W'.f,��,��*"  n  h  n ..    ���  IVIiller   Bros..  ''.   '��� ..;'���'       -     ' '   ,,:   ��� ��� o'  Druggists and Jewellers   -    -    GREENWOOD.  1!  Louis Iii.uii.  I li II  A.  FlSIIIiK.  I ffl.  MILLS'   AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Eholt Greek, B, Q,  ��� Manufacturers of Rough and   Dressed -  Shingles, Lath, Mouldings, Sash and Doors*  vfS     v��p      v��* ���.'.:,"_.    .. '     .  -  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER ;._���/  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  QNAFS  NAPS!!  Not in real estate, however. "VVe are not among- the fortunate ones who are  offering snaps on Copper street, but we still continue offering Groceries, Clothing,  Gents'  Furnishings, 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 and Hip Gum Boots.    Remember the place,  The Old Reliable White Front Store." :  (Next door to the Postoffice)        Government Street, Greenwood.  OF    EVERY    DESCRIPTION. UPHOLSTERING,    ETC.  ���' -     Tlie Largest Stock in the District.  | UNDER  TAKING    AND    EM BALM I  NO. [  LJLEY ��5c C  ��  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. .  * -GREENWOOD- *  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  Co.  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street, Greenwood.  ot^ood ;Ass**0fffce  JOE C. LUCKENBEL, Prop.  MIXES EXAMINED AND REPORTED ON  GREENWOOD    :    :    :    B.C.  If your Watch is tired  TAKE    IT   TO  AUDWAY,   B.C..  L  MINING BROKERS.  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Drugglrts' Sundries, Stationery, etc..  H. B. MUNR0E, Greenwood.  A Choice Line of Staple and Fancy  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to Tuesday, March Zsth, at 6 p.  m., for the construction of a water tank on  Twin creek���capacity, 200,000 gallons. Specifications may be seen at the City Clerk's office.  The lowest, or anv tender, not necessarily accepted. G. H. TAYLOR, CM." C.  - - THE - -  WATOHMAKER,  GREENWOOD  And have it fixed rifrht.    Over 30 years' experience, and the most complete stock of  material  witli which to do work correctly.  Has Arrived.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  4�� We want your patronage. ��j��  K E. ERAZEE,  Grocery and Bakery,  Haniill Block, Copper Street, Greenwood,

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