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 ^.wn  m^jffinjrTiaSeBili&ftr^^  ���:M  '��  ��� ? ���*  SATURDAY,    MARCH   19,   1898  .Qt.'.OJtfctSlg: 3oHtnd��  PUBLISHED AT GREENWOOD, B.C  yy  'J  i  r,  i  ii  ���7ii-~;3��  !=��K51��Ui�� JUST ARRIVED.   A COMPLETE LINE OF  In  fact  the  most  complete  stock  in  Southern  Yale, Crockery froni the Individual  to  the  Mammoth,     Hotel  Men  can  do  better  with  us  in Glass  Ware   than   importing,  One Atrial  will  convince the niost  sceptical/  There are some Bargains left yet in CUT GLASS WARE. Come and see for yourself/  We are selling them at 10 per cent above cost> and will until further notice,  We carry the largest stock of Paints and Oils in this part of the Province^^  in  fact  too  large ^because  we  want to make  room for  Spring  stock,  Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, Granite and Tinware, Carpenters' and Miners' Tools,  Ore Cars and Rails, Powder and Steel, Paints and Oils, Sashes and Doors,  Water Pipes and Fixtures. All kinds of Tinsmithing, Plumbing, and Furnace Work.  GREENWOOD,;    B.C.     ���;;  IM?1^r^nJBML*^1JMMJM��rwT-����rtaJ.��iir,1r|-||iiB an ii^ n i nw��� iniiimnrriTiTwrmrnrTiTTTTwn-^TiTr^ fgarwwii-nw-vaifjwa 11 i ������!������ i mi-i  CATITAL  $1,500,000,,  In   [,500,000  shares of $i each,   of which  j00,000   are   Treasury   Stock.  o[>.e<����'-��-��8>-��"����*-o<��>>-e-*s>-e-<��MMS>-����i'-9">i��>-��<e��>t-��"<9������-��  C. JIE.   SHAW,   C.E., P.L.S.  D. W.   HOLBROOK.  D.   A.   HOLBROOK.   '/.   W.   NELSON.  A.  McKENZlE.   ...Manager.  >Antee:  'BANK  OF {MONTREAL,   VERNON,   B.C.  nrr^HF COMPANY'S   mineral  claims now number   14, of which 12 adjoin   and  form   a  compact  group  situate   in  ^p     Providence   Camp,   Boundary   Creek.     Development work is in progress on three of these, viz. the D. A..  <����      G. A. R., and O. B. claims, each giving promise of good results.  HEAD omen   .   ,   .   GREENWOOD,   B. C.  C<>n vsp(>i\dei\cc  In.vit.cdr.--.���  E.   lACO'BS.   Secretary and   Treasurer  1  M  km  I". -' M  f^*"-C  *���".".- :^m^MEMSBM^^SSSSSS&  }^y^z^Ti^Ps^^i'S3^SC^  i^'!SS^3!?S^  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  !'.��>  Vol. IV.  GREENWOOD, B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 1898.  80  IN   THE   OAMPS.  HE WFIvUNGTON CAMP properties are looking  well and development is progressing- favorably  on all the. claims being- worked. On the Athel-  stan, Foreman Peterson is running- two shifts  of three men each. A new shaft is being- sunk  about 150 feet from the old one. The intention  is to make this a working- shaft, and it is expected the lead will be tapped at a depth of between sixty  and seventy feet. Ore has been run into at a depth often  feet in the new shaft, giving- g-ood assay values, but it is  the intention to continue sinking- until the lead tapped by  drifting-from the old shaft is encountered. Previous work  on this claim consisted of open cuts and a shaft 60 feet in  depth. From the shaft a drift was run 50 feet, and from  the drift sinking- was continued until the lead was tapped  at a depth of fourteen feet from the drift. Assay values  average $20 in gold to the ton.  On the Winnipeg seven men are at present employed,  five of of whom are sinking- and two are working- on an  open cut about two hundred feet from the shaft. The lead  has been tapped in the cut, the ore from which gives g-ood  assay values, in fact, equal to any yet had from the claim.  The shaft is now down over 100 feet and drifting- is being-  done from the 90-foot level.  The Golden Crown : Foreman Porter is working- six  men in the tunnel of the Golden Crown and has not yet  got through the ledge encountered about a weekago. The  tunnel is in something- over 300 feet. Work was commenced  this wee'k on the shaft, but no results will  be known for  some time to come.  *v*   *v*   ^  "A'?       11$    ;: "��AC.  IN   GREENWOOD   CAMP.  The Snowshoe : On the Snowshoe Foreman Hanna has  five men at work, running- two shifts. The shaf t ; is down  about 90 feet, and in a good body of ore, judging- from the  dump and samples coming up in the bucket. Assay values  could not be ascertained. A shaft house has been erected  on the property. The Snowshoe is under bond to R. W. Mc-  "Farlane, representing lOnglish capital.  The Brooklyn : Buildings are being erected on the  Brooklyn, under the superintendence of M. Mckean, and a  large quantity of timber is on the ground to be used in the,  shaft. Crib-work is being put in for ore dumps and foundation of buildings and everything-is being put in shape for  active operations the coming season. A boiler, steam hoist,  and all modern machinery Used in the working of a mine  will be installed in the; course of a month or six weeks,  when actual development of the mine will be commenced.  Oi,d Ironsides : The following is the report presented  by J. F. Hemenway, the superintendent of the Old Ironsides  mine, to the directors of his company while in Spokane :  " We have cut through a solid body of ore 22 feet, assaying  $25 per ton," said Mr. Hemenway. "This ore is encountered in a crosscut run from the shaft at the 100-foot level.  We have penetrated 40 feet of ledge matter, including the'  22 feet of high grade ore, and have not yet encountered the  hanging wall. The footwall is well defined, as this sample  shows." Mr. Hemenwajr exhibited a specimen of the ore  taken from a wall, almost as smooth as if it had been planed  on that side. " What do your ores carry ?" " Our assays  average $14 in g-old, five per cent, copper and $1.25 silver.  The ore is of shipping g-rade, and just as soon as the railroads come into our coimtrj' we will be prepared to ship ore  in larg-e quantities. In the meantime development work  will continue.    The   ledge   runs  in such a way that we have  only to sink a shaft to the 200-foot level and then run a  crosscut a short distance to penetrate the ledge at a depth  of 300 feet. We installed a new plant last fall, and the work  is all done with steam drills, so that sinking to the 200-foot  level and reaching the pre body at depth will not be a tedious operation. We are working two shifts of 12 men. lyast  week a new drilling machine was installed. This was-nec-  essary to avoid delays in case the machine in use required  repairs. In buildings and machinery the Old Ironsides is  one of the best equipped mines in the district. The machinery consists of a 60-horse power boiler, hoist, pump, air  compressor, arid two Rand drills, and there are two bunk  houses, a kitchen, dining room, offices and shaft house on  the property. The Knob Hill mine adjoins the Old Ironsides, and is largely owned by the same people. Tt�� will be  developed with power furnished from the Old Ironsides  plant. Machinery consisting of hoist, pump and Rand  drills have been ordered for the Knob Hill, and will soon be  installed. The compressed air will be taken by pipes from  the Ironsides arid both   claims  will  be  worked with power  from'one boiler."  a&'   $*���   *�������  <Ts.    %F     w"  =?��?  ���sji>  THE    ANACONDA   GROUP.  The Anaconda group, a half interest in which was purchased last week by T. A. Garland, from 10. A. Bielenberg-,  comprises the Anaconda, Columbia and Kootenay claims.  The Anaconda claimis situated in North Deadwood camp,  and has on it a vein of quartz and lime spar about 100 hundred feet in width, carrying copper sulphides, copper oxides  andiron pyrites and assays from $2 tb...$204.n^gold, 3 to 12 oz  in silver, and averaging 17 per cent, in copper. Ail assay  from samples taken from the claim by Mr. Woodhouse went  $12.56 in all values.    This of course was an average sample  of the ledg-e. There are five distinct ore chutes on the  claim, three of which have been uncovered and in all about  $5,000 has been expended in development work.  The Kootenay claim adjoins the Anaconda on the west,  and two distinct ore bodies have thus far been exposed. On  one of these a shaft has been sunk 20 feet, discovering- 4  .feet of solid sulphides, giving assay returns of from $2.07 to  $37.50. Four hundred feet to the west of this shaft is an  open cut tapping a body of sulphides which can be traced  for about 800 feet. Five openings have been made on this  ledge, exposing in cuts 2 and 5 large bodies of iron sulphides, carrying $4.50 in gold. No assays have been taken  from the other cuts.  The Columbia ore body is of iron sulphides about 8 feet  wide at the discovery post. The ledge has been stripped  for a distance of 12 feet, and only one assay has been, taken,  yielding $10.55 in gold. About 200 feet to the south is a  4-foot vein of dark material, carrying iron sulphides. No  assays taken. The Columbia lies to the south of the Anaconda.  South of and adjoining the Anaconda is the Forest Grove  with the same quartz and lime contact, on which a shaft 12  feet in depth has been sunk, and giving very good assay  returns.  To the south and west of the Columbia is the I^ancaster  on which a 12-foot shaft has been sunk, with the same formation and averaging assays nearly the same as the  Columbia.  South of the Ivancaster, is the Marguerite, owned by Dr.  McMartin, J. P. Harlan and F. C. Brown. This claim was  located in June,. 1895, or rather was relocated. On the Marguerite a shaft has been sunk 40 feet and two incline shafts,  one 23 feet and the other 20 feet. A crosscut has been run  15 feet from the shaft at a depth of 30 feet, discovering, a  good body of ore, similar in character and value to that in  the Mother lyode in the same camp. Adjoining and east of  the Marguerite is the Plutonia. 'ihe Fxcelsior, is situated  near the Forest Grove, Lancaster, Marguerite and Plutonia.  This claim shows the same kind of quartz ;.:s that of the  Anaconda. The vein has been stripped for about fifteen  feet, carrying- oxidized iron. Two hundred feet to the west  some copper sulphides have been exposed, but little work  has been done.  --rw-f3"  a?rs?rBnajmmw^*ff THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  BOUNDARY  CREEK M. & C. ASSOCIATION.  The regular fortnightly meeting of  the Boundary Creek Mining and Commercial association was held Wednesday evening, March 16, President  Hardy in the chair. Minutes of previous meeting read and adopted.  The following communications were  read and on motion received and filed:  Victoria, March 6, 1598.  Sir.���I am directed by the Hon. J.  H. Turner to acknowledge the receipt  of your communication of recent date,  calling his attention to the fact that  the Greenwood hospital has not heretofore received assistance from the  provincial government, and to state in  reply that the matter will be taken up  and duly considered in connection with  the estimates now being framed-  R. E. Gosnell, Secretary.  Victoria, B. C, March 7, 1898.  Dear Sir.���I have laid your petition  re Greenwood hospital before the provincial secretary and have also, interviewed other members of the government on the same subject. I feel satisfied, from what they say, that an allowance will be made,'but how much*  it is impossible for me ,to say. I will  however notify you as soon as the  estimates are down.  Donated Graham.  Ottawa, Feb. 19,1898.  My Dear Sir.���I have your letter of  the 17th instant, in which you advise  me that a resolution was passed at a  meeting of the residents of Boundary,  creek, urging the necessity of the immediate construction of railway facilities in your district, and that Mr.  Duncan Ross was appointed a delegate  to Ottawa hi connection with the  matter.    Yours faithfully,  Clifford Sieton.  Ottawa, Feb. 23, 1898.  Dear Sir.���I am in receipt of your  letter of the 7th instant, intimating  that the residents' of Greenwood City  had deputed Mr. Duncan Ross to proceed to Ottawa to urge upon the government the necessity of the immediate  construction of a railway to your town.  You may rest assured that any representations which Mr. Ross may make  will be carefully considered. Yours  failhfullv, Andr. G. Bivair.  President Hardy brought up the  niatter of redistribution for East Yale,  stating that an effort, was being made  by the people of Rossland to have a  part of this district included in the  Trail Creek district for electoral purposes.  .Mr. Galloway wTas opposed to Greenwood being included in the Trail district, and thought the association  should oppose it in every way possible,  as this district had very few interests  in common with Trail.  Mr. Black thought it would be better  to leave the electoral district of East  Yale as it now is than to have a part  included in the Rossland district. Mr.  Nelson also spoke in the same  strain.  Moved by Mr. Black, seconded by  Mr. Nelson, that a committee, composed  of Messrs. Galloway, J. H. MacFar-  larie, T. A. Garland and the secretary,  be appointed to draft resolutions in  reference to the division of East Yale  for electoral purposes, and forward  them to Donald Graham, M.-P.P., and  the government.    Carried.  Moved by Mr. Nelson, seconded b\r  Mr. McEean, that the secretary be instructed to write to the Grand Forks  Board of Trade in reference to action  taken b}r this association re redistribution, and asking for their co-operation.  Carried.  On motion   Messrs.   T.   A.   Garland,  H. B. Munroe, John H. Pallett and C.  Collins were admitted to membership.  Association then adjourned.  Boundary Valley  Lodge,  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  Evening-   at   7.30   in  their lodg-e room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning- brethren. W. M. Law, N.G.  D. C. McRae, Rec. Sec.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, hO.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the first and third Thursda3r evenings  of every; month. Visiting- Members are cor-  diallv welcomed.  GEORGE F. MILLER*  G. A. Guess, Recording-Secretary.  Chief Rang-er. 45  Established 1862.  ,<iKSSM����xvvw  Manufacturers of Furni*'  ture/ Upholsteryy etc, $��  , Importers of Crockeo', Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  niatter how larg-e, promptlv filled, as we have  the' ���, ��� ;" '������ ���"��� '  IBM  ���^it?        *2l&        *7iS  Write its for Catalogue and Price last.  $i.       '$&      $4.  "?i\~    -*/i?    *t&  VICTORIA,   B.C.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  RIVERSIDE Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division, Oso3roos division of Yale district. Where located : About  four miles above Rock Creek, on Kettle  river.  TAKE notice that T, John Drummond Anderson, P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., acting- as  agent for Benjamin, Perkins, free miner's  certificate No. 83,758, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to appl3- to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining- a crown grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of January, 1898.       71-9  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  BIG EDDY mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division, OS03-00S division  of Yale district. Where located : About four  miles above Rock Creek, on Kettle river.  TAKE notice that I, John Drummond Anderson, P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., acting- as  agent for Benjamin Perkins, free miner's certificate No. "83,758, aiid Hug-h Reed, free  miner's certificate No. 81,891, intend, sixt3^  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 improvement.  Dated this 15th dav of Januarv, 1898.        71-9  a. 0  F"  manual ana uuwo  VERNON,.'B.C.  AC.lv NT    KOI-!  The Sun Life Assurance Co.,-of Canada.  The Royal Insurance Co.  Tln> Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London <!c Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Compan\- of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building & Loan Association.  Al'l'K.-USIiK   VOH  The Canada Permanent Loan & Savings Co.  Notice to  Assessment Act and Proyinciaf  ��� Revenue Tax Act;  ','   ��� :-     *!'<      ���������' ' -   ;'"'.���'  Rock Creek Division of Yale District.  TVTOTICE is hereby given, in accordance  X jL with the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue Tax and all Taxes levied under the *' Assessment Act," are now due for the 37ear 1898.  All the above-named taxes collectible within  the Rock Creek-division of Yale district are  pa3'able at my office at Oso3roos, Yale district.  Assessed taxes are collectible at the following-  rates, namely :,  If paid on or before June,30th, 1898,���  Three-fifths of one per cent, on real propert3r.  Two and one-half per cent, oh assessed value-  of wild land.  One-half of one per cent, on personal propertj*.  Oh so much of the income of any person as  exceeds one thousand dollars, the following-  rates, namely : Upon such excess of income  ��� when the same is not more than ten thousand dollars, one per cent. ; when such excess is over ten thousand dollars and not  more than twenty thousand dollars, one-  and one-quarter of one per cent. ; when  such excess is over twenty thousand dollars, one and one-half of one per cent.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1898,���  Four-fifths of one per cent. 011 real propert3r.  Three pei" cent, on the assessed value of wild  land.      e  Three-fourths of one per cent, on personal  property.  On so much of the income of-any ���������person as-  exceeds one thousand dollars, the following^  rates, namely : Upon such excess when the  same is not more than ten thoueand dollars,  one and one-quarter of one per cent. ; when  such excess is over ten thousand dollars-  and not more than twenty thousand dollars  one and one-half of one per cent. ; when  such excess is over twenty thousand dollars-  one and three-quarters of oue per cent.  Provincial Revenue Tax, $3.00 per capita.  ���';���..'���    C.   A.   R.   LAMBLY,  Osoyoos, B.C., Assessor and Collector...  January 3rd, 1898. 73-8  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  /  NOTICE.   -.."..' G   ' -.,-;  TUNNEL Mineral Claim,  situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located >: Smith's camp. .  n^AKE notice that I, Lindsa3^ M. McCarren,  X free miner's certificate No. 89,871, intend,  sixty da3rs from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose oof'obtaining- a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, niust be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements;  Dated this 15th day of January, 1898.       71-9  MINERAE   ACT,    1896.      �� ���  Certificate  of Improvements,.  NOTICE.  COMMONWEALTH mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district. Where located : On Kettle river, about  three miles above Rock creek, east of and adjoining-the Big-Eddy mineral claim.  TAKE notice that I, John Drummond Anderson, P.L.S., of Trail, B.C., acting- as  ag-ent for Benjamin Perkins, free miner's certificate No. 83,758, and Hug-h Reed, free miner's  certificate No. 81,891, intend, sixty da3^s from  the date hereof, to applv- to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the-  .purpose of obtaining- a Crinvn Grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice  that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 5th dav of March, 1898.  78 " J. D. ANDERSON.  fW  ��Wf AfW  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on TuesdaA-s, Thurs-  da\-s,   and   Saturdavs  for  Camp McKinnej-,  Rock Creek, Midwav, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Fonts.  Returning- leaves Grand Forks at 12 m. each  and every da\r except Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tues-  da3*s, Thursdays and Saturday's at 7 a.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeug-ers and Express.  *%$/' Will sell  througrh  Tickets  to  Vancouver,.  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  ft'4 :23fc--3  ���%ia:x>ri'ajtt!.<  ES3ESS2BSS��5SS3SSSSS  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES/  o  Y\y  KETTLE  RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the   Week  Ending March 16th, 1898.  March 9.  London, Deadwood camp (re-location of Mother  Boy), G. Andrews and H. A. Wrig-ht.  March 10.  Rocky Bar, placer, Rock Creek, F. H. Care3'.  ,'..-' March 11.  Arling-ton, Skj'lark camp, J. P. Anderson.  ..:/���'���- 'March 12.    / -,  Monitor, Deadwood camp, E. A. Bielenberg-.  March 14.  Eldorado, S. Benermau and C. L. Thoniet.  Rob Ro3r, D. C. McDonald, John  Lindsay  and  ; L. S.M.Barrett.  Victor, Rrovideuce camp, C. Stooke.  Certificates of Work.  March 10.  Old Dublin���Th. Witte.  Superior���W.H. Conkle et al.  Surprise���Frank Donald.  March 12.        ���."-���������  Alice Maud���W. T.Smith.     ,"..���.','   :,  Iron Top, Buckhorn, Blue Bell���J. Dunn et al.  Combination���James Dale.  Mother Lode, Don Julio (frac.)���F. Keffer.  Transfers.  ���'./::���'.��� March 9.  King-of the Hills, Greenwood camp, all int.,  C. J. Lundy to Thos. White.  March 10.  McKinlej', Smith's camp, y2 int., A. Castlemau  to A. D. Oliver.  D.F.K., Central camp, % int., J. Fisher and M.  Kelliher to J. J. Miller.  City View, Sk3'-lark camp, ^'.���'int.","W. A. Corbett  to E. A. Bielenberg-. c  Q\ty View,.% int., J. P. Harlan and E.C. Brown  to E. A. Bielenberg-.  Iron Top, Deadwood camp, % int., John Dunn  to E. A. Bielenberg-.  Buckthorn, Yi int., Samuel Larsen to E. A. Bielenberg-.  Excelsior fractional,  all interest,  E.  Miller to  E. A. Bielenberg-.  Del Monte, Deadwood camp,  all interest,  Jas.  L- Steele to T. A. Garland.  Anaconda, Columbia and Kootenay, Deadwood  camp, Yq. interest, E. A.  Bielenberg- toff. T.  Oliver. '  Surprise aud'Butterfh^, Skylark campv% inter-  <    est, E. A. Bielenberg- to T. A. Garland.  Alhambra, Sk3'lark   camp,   H   interest,  E.  A.  Bielenberg- to T. A. Garland.  Ladog-a,   Deadwood   camp,   % interest,   Tlios. ��  Witte to F. J. Miller.  March 14.  Midnig-ht, Deadwood camp, Y> int.,  J.  C.  Haas  F. Vaug-hau.  Phoenix,  Greenwood  camp, Jas.  Schofield  %  int., Thos. McDonnell Yv int.,   to C. E. Gault.  Cimeron���James Mo ran to G. W. Rumberg-er.  March 16.  Puma, Graham's camp, Y int., I. M. McDonald  to James Beckwith.  Alma, % int., W. H. Norn's to Jas. Beckwith.  GRAND   FORKS   MINING   DIVISION.  Certificates of Work.  March 11.  Bird of the Desert���William Mulholland.  Golden Eag-le���C. M. Tobiason.  Jo'sey and St. Clair���A L Rog-ers et al.  ��� ', March 14.  Alpha and Omega���A 1/Rog-ers et al.  St. Clair and Horseshoe���J W Young- et al.  Ro3ral Banner���������J H Ashfield et al.  JMarch 15.  Snow Flake���M F Wiles.  Certificates of Improvements.  March 10.,  Ontario���William Shaw.  Transfers.  March 11.  Cuba, x/z int., E A Bielenberg- to T A Garland.  GREENWOOD AND   DISTRICT.  A sitting of the county court will be  held at Midwa3'- on Saturday, May 7th.  L/eonard Norris, government agent  at Vernon, was in the city the past  week on official business.  G. A. Rendell is taking a short vacation at the ranch of his brother, Chas.  Rendell, on Pass creek.  Hugh McKee has purchased the interest of Joe Snodg-rass in the business  of the Commercial hotel, and it will in  future be   under   the   management of  Mr. McKee.  J. P. Harlan returned from a business trip to Carson Thursday.  W. B. Rickards and J. McNicol, of  Midway, paid a business trip to the  city Tuesday last.  MalcOln McCuaig, of the Riverside  hotel, Rock Creek, was in the city  Thursday on business.  F. M. Kerby and party are surveying  a couple of claims in Wellington camp,  for W. Sterling of Vancouver.  R. Fitzpatrick,who has been in Spokane during the winter, returned to  the district on Sunday's stage.  Scott McRae returned from a business trip to Grand Forks, Carson, and  Nelson, Wash., on Sunday last.    '  Duncan Mcintosh, of the Winnipeg,  was in town Saturday hiring miners,  and getting supplies for the mines.  Mr. and, Mrs. T. McAuley, of Midway, were visitors to the city Thursday  and remained for the St. Patrick's day  dance.':'.'.- ";V--:  The subject for discourse, by Rev.  T. O. Guy on Sunday evening will be  " The Cure for Temporal and Spiritual  Laziness." -.  W. F. Smith, of Smith & McRae,  stationers, Greenwood, returned on  Friday's stage from an extended visit  in the east.  By perusing an advertisement in  another column, it will be seen that  the city constable is at home to owners  of dog-s every day. ,  ID. A. Bielenberg- has purchased a  one-fourth interest in the Gem, Dead-  wood camp, from C. Hay, the price  paid being $800 cash.  Geo. Ford, is digging a trench from  Copper street to the creek on Greenwood street, with the object of running  a pipe for bath purposes.  Acting Mayor Barrett left on Tuesday last on a business trip to Vernon  and probably to the coast. He will be  away two or three weeks.  W. J. Barker foreman of the Jewel,  L/ong L/ake camp, was in the city this  week, paying men and on other business connected with the mine.  J. Ernst, of Nelson, B. C, representing the California Wine Company, and  the Acetylene Gas Company, was in  town this week rustling orders.  F. B. Boone, Miss Boone, J. A. Uns-  worth and Mr. and Mrs. Glaze were  among those from Midway who attended the dance Thursday evening.  Thos. and A. Corkill, and A Hamilton came to town Monday after having  done assessment on the Idaho and  Prince claims, in Summit camp.  F. Keefer, resident representative in  this district, of the Boundary Mines  Company, left for the headquarters of  his company in New York this week.  J. M. lyloyd transferred his interests  to A. Fergurson on Thursday, one-half  in the Wild West and You No, in Dead-  wood camp, and all interest in the  Kimberly, on Pass creek.  W. J. Snodgrass, senior member of  the firm of Snodg-rass & Sons, Okanagan Falls, was in the city the past  week, trying to make arrangements  with business men for the hauling of  freight from Penticton to the Boundary Creek towns. He went over to  Grand Forks on Tuesday's stage.  C. 2S,. Shaw and party left yesterday  for Seattle camp, North Fork Kettle  river, where he is going to survey some  claims for R. Clark.  There are five dogs and sixty-seven  curs in Greenwood, but only two of  them are worth paying a $2 tax for, in  their owners' opinion, corroborated by  the tax-collector's books.  W. H. Conkle, of Midway, had the  misfortune to split the thumb of his:  left hand;with an axon Monday, while  cutting wood. The wounded hand was  dressed by Dr. Foster of the Greenwood hospital.  J. F. Hemenway, superintendent 'of  the Old Ironsides mine in Greenwood  camp, was taken to the Greenwood  hospital on Tuesday last suffering  from an attack of fever. No serious  results are anticipated.  The entertainment given by the  Greenwood Dramatic Club on Wednesday evening-, at Midway, was fairly  well attended. A banquet was held at  the L/ancanshire House after the entertainment. Those not attending the  banquet, enjoyed themselves in dancing; .    . -.'  .. '   ���"'<'.'  . ��� ��  G. W. Rumberger, of Greenwood  campj returned on Sunday from Spqk-  kane, where he had gone on business  connected, with the bonding of the  Brooklyn claim. He states that very-  great interest is taken in tne Boundary  creek district by ���trie people of Spokane.  On the Bruce claim, Ingrim mountain, near Midway, the tunnel is now  in about 125 feet, and the miners work-c  ing on the claim think they have struck  the foot wall. The rock they are working on is well mineralized. It is expected the ledge will be tapped by  about 15 feet more work.  The Japanese, Jetsua Miyakami,  committdd for trial by Police Magistrate Hallett, for fbrg-ery and stealing',  came up before , County Court Judge  Spinks on Friday, last, under the  Speedy trials act, and was sentenced to  three years, on the charge of forgery,  and one on the charge of stealing a  pin.  R. Iy. Evans, Greenwood, has been  appointed agent in this district for  Newling & Co., of Nelson, B. C, who  represent the Niagara Falls Acetylene  gas company in British Columbia.  Mr. E}vans will give an exhibition of  the new; light shortly, and will be prepared to furnish to business places and  private houses at a much less cost than  the present method.  A munificent offer to take up one  column of space in The Times for the  sum of $4 for 6 insertions, has arrived  at this office from Hamburg, Germany,  and, unfortunately, must be declined '  by the management for several reasons, the most important of which is  that The Times would not wish to  withdraw so   much currency from cir  culation in Hamburg at one time.  JUST RECEIVED.���A shipment of  S  0  'anions Chocolates  Ron-Rons,  We recommend these as the Finest Confectionery that money can btnr.  SMITH & McRAE'S,  Books, Stationery, Wall Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD    :    :    B.C. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ZJ3 S2S2I23��S3ntiXXX2?ti  GRAND  SCENERY. "'���    LOW   RATES.  MODEL   ACCOMMODATIONS.  ���OCEAN     TO     OCEAN  Without chang-e of Cars, via  Solid 'vestibule trains, coiisisti.nV':of'palace  sleeping- cars, luxurious dining- . ears/ eleg-ant  day'.Coaches, mag-ni ficent tourist cars- and free  colonist sleepers. 'V ���'.���-"���'''..  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City; Clerk reported collections as  follows : Licenses, $727.50 ; road tax,  $100 ; dog tax, $4.    Total, $831.50.  Considerable discussion took place in  regard to'the best manner of collecting  the dog tax, and whether it would be  advisable for the city to furnish collars  and tags or not. Also as to whether  owners could be compelled to decorate  their dogs with collars and tags furnished by the city. It was finally moved  by Aid. Galloway, seconded by Aid.  -Kerr, that clerk be instructed to confer with city solicitor and adopt such  means as the law would allow to enforce the collection of the dog tax.  Carried.  Aid. Galloway brought up the matter of proposed waterworks and street  improvements, and suggested that city  engineer be instructed to prepare plans  and make estimates of cost of work to  be done on each street, so that the city  would be ready to proceed with work  by contract or otherwise so soon as the  money . was available, and also that  pipe should be ordered as soon as possible, for the waterworks in order that  the system would be completed at an  early a date.  Aid. Parry suggested that work of  grading be commenced on Greenwood  street near the hospital.  Aid. Phalen understood that city  engineer had been instructed to prepare plans and make estimates of cost,  and suggested that pipe should be  bought at once subject to approval of  council.  Moved by Aid. Phelan, seconded by  Aid. Parry, that city engineer be instructed to prepare estimates of cost of  grading each street, and submit same  to council at his earliest convenience.  Carried.  The Board of Works, composed of  Aid. Galloway, Barrett and Kerr were  appointed a committee, to attend to  the proposed improvements, with Aid.  Galloway as chairman.  The cit}' treasurer reported on loan  note. He also recommended that an  amount be set aside by the council for  petty cash purposes, such as postag-e,  and other small amounts. Moved D3r  Aid. Gallowajv seconded by Aid. Phelan, that treasurer be allowed $25.for  petty cash purposes.    Carried.  Moved by Aid. Parry, seconded by  Aid. Phelan, that usual fee of $15 be  paid to returning: officer for services in  vote on by-laws 5 and 6.    Carried.  Council  then adjourned.  PRESIDENT McKINLBY will act wi&  Can be relied on to protect the American people !  Tremendous   rush   and  activity   in   the   Navy   and  Military Departments ! ! !".'������ /  Equalled only by the  Unprecedented  Rush   and  Increased  Activity in the Grocery and Clothing Departments of  THE   WHITE   FRONT   STORE.  -o-  Ol/SON & PHBtANy  like President McKinley, can be relied  upon to look after the interests of their Customers.  Respectfully yours in Defence,  GREENWOOD,   B. C  1,1  WA TOH MA K E R,  v      ���Former^- of Moncton,N.B.���  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  ������"--   "ftp   " -it?       'A&  Good Tools, plenty of Material,  and 30 j-ears'  Experience in the business.  Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments, Guns,  &c, Repaired.  Anv kind of small Mechanical "Work done.  2 - - -WMi^^^'  !!  11  I .  if  A  SITTING of the County  Court of Yale  will be holden at  Grand Forks on Monday, the 14th  day of March, 1898,  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  S. R. ALMOND,  Government Office, d.k.c.c.  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SATURDAY,  MARCH 19, 1898.   '.., '  NOTES..        ..  The Vernon News appeared last week  without Editor McKelvie'sname at the  mast-head ; its tone was also distinctly  in opposition to the provincial government's policy.  Whatever'the, outcome of the rail-  Way legislation at Ottawa may be, the  thanks of the people of this district are  due to Hewitt Bostock, M. P., for his  untiring- efforts in favor of .the" Corbin"  ���charter and legislation' beneficial to  ���the Boundary-Creek country.-'.  An   effort   is   being-   made   by   the  people of Rossland to  have   a part of  East Yale joined to   Trail   district   for  electoral   purposes.    This   would place  the people'��of 'Boundary   district   in." a  much worse   position than at present.  The Mining-, and  Commercial  associa- :  tion  took   the   matter   up   at  the  last  meeting-, and   have   forwarded  strong-,  resolutions to Victoria in opposition to  the proposal.    So far as the people of  Boundary   are   concerned   they   mig-ht  just as well form a part of the electoral  district of North Victoria as  of   Trail.  The  interests   of   the  districts are as  'nearly    identical.    There   are   a  sufficient number of voters in this district,  south of Penticton, to entitle the people  to a representative, and tacking- us on  to  another   district   would   be   a   very  great injustice.  Some time along- about May or June  the electors of this district will find  themselves looking around for a candidate to represent them in the provincial leg-islature, without any previous  org-anization and without a convention  being- called. Then the usual mode of  procedure in this province will be  resorted to. Some individual, with  more g-all than his neig-hbors, will announce to the electors that he is a candidate ; some other fellow, with an  equal amount of nerve, will announce  himself in opposition to candidate No.  1, and the electors will have no   choice  " If rs announced from Ottawa  that  Mr. D. G. Fraser is an aspirant for the  B. C. judgeship.'    What claim Mr.,; Fra-  sier has on the office we   are   unable to  learn.    He is neither a  member of the  local Bar nor a  resident  of  the  Province.    At the  time that  this Province  went into  confederation,   one   of   the  unwritten terms of  union was that all  vacancies on the Bench should be filled  from the Bar of the Province.    This is  as it should be and we hope no consideration will be g-iven  to  outside aspirants.    The Bar of British   Columbia is  composed of the   proper   material   for  making judges."    The  foregoing quotation is from the Nation, a new Victoria publication.    Whenever a   vacancy-  occurs on the British   Columbia'bench,  a parag-raph similar to the one quoted,  goes the rounds of the provincial press,  and the result is that a feeling- is raised against the best  possible   material  for the position.    It certainlj* would be  better   if   vacancies on the   provincial  bench were filled by   men   from   some  other province.    It'would do away with  the suspicion of  prejudice  and unfairness that is very prevalent in reg-ard to  some of-the British   Columbia  judg-es.  Where there is so   much  talk,  there is  ver3r probably some foundation for the  utterances   in   reg-ard   to   actions     of  judges.    Whatever the local prejudices  may be in regard  to   eastern   importations for   the B. C. bench, it is .hardly  likely that a lawyer of repute in any of  the eastern   provinces could be   named  for the bench, who could be induced to  " buck " a nickel-in-the-slot g-anie in a  public place; it is hardly possible   that  an appointee from the   bar of Ontario,  for instance, would enter   into   a game  of " draw poker "   in   a.   way-side   inn.  He would have respect for the position  in which he was placed, if not for himself.    The cry of   British Columbia for  the British Columbians is becoming too  narrow and too " thin " for the population.    There   is   always   some   axe to  grind  behind   such   a   cry.    It   might  have   done   service   twenty,   or   even  1en years ago.    It won't do now.    The  question    as   to   where   the appointee  conies from, is not of so much   importance to the public as that of his ability  and integrity, and   the   people   of the  province will respect the occupant of a  position  on   the   bench   who   respects  himself.  nThe C. P. R. survey party passed  through'the city Tuesday making- the  permanent location for the railway.  H.   HALLETT,  QKdm0ter, Jioftctiot,  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  p-ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  (provincial fetitib J|u?t>egot  AND CIVII. ENGINEER,  ��� Qtofar^ (pUfiftC ��� MIDWAY,    B.C.  JOHN   A.    CORYELL,   a.m., esc a.  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrigation Projects; Engineering- and Survey  Work, with plans and Estimates in aii3r portion  of the province, immediately attended to.  Maps and Plans of any portion of Osoyoos  district and mining- camps of Kettle River Mining Division. '  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  ^W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   CM.,  BY   APPOINTMENT  Resident  Physician  to  Kettle   River  District.  Office        :        :        Greenwood. B.C.  SUCCESSOR   TO   W.   YV.   GIBBS,  GREENWOOD     -     -     B.C.  ���QHA'RLES AE. SMAW,  Civil    Engineer/  "��omtition (mb (protn'nctaf fiano sjurEegor.  GREENWOOD,       -B.C.  G.   A.   GUESS. ZVt.A.  VI.   A.   GUESS.   -M.A.  Assayers & -Chemists';''  Thoroughly familiar with Boundary Creek  and Fairvievv mining- districts. Properties  examined, assays"and anal3rses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc.  Greenwood, B. C.  Qtofdtg ($)ttSftc, (gfttning ($tgen��  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office.���Camp McKinney.  N"B.���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinity for disposal.  raWH��l��W^|l  CD  U)  t  CO  J��  ^  0  UJ  cq  Ul  0  0  -i���:  V)  >*  q:  [U  ^  Q  T3  5  C  ^  A3  n  en  c  e  W  nssiMisrwTsiacvxraiarw^T:  c  >:  0  rt    .  3.H  +*  0  05  TJ  .���������J'Jy  #  C  _."-<���  c/i  rt  .s. a-  o>  tJ"-  0  ���r1 r*  s  ^  a  u  <*  tf-  O.V  1  4\  0  <n  "53  ��t  tn  rt Ji  c  a>  3 <U  <  .2  2W  T*  5  rt ^  *-<  bfl  3^  S  0 K  U   &  >>  ��0  ��J  CO  4->  CO  <  <  W. B. RlCKAKDS.  S. Benerman.  /niDWAY,   B.C.,  ining. dnb Redf Estate Brokers  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  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The Boundary Creek Times publishes communications on matters of public interest,  but disclaims, any responsibility for the  opinions expressed in this column.  Sir.���In the report of case, Regina  v. McAuley, the statement is made in  the Midway Advance that I voluntarily  g-ave evidence before the .magistrates  court that Murphy was drunk when he  came to the Midway hotel. This is  untrue. I did not give/evidence either  in the case against Murphy or.'myself.  I made a statement in court that  Murphy was under the influence of  liquor when he did the cutting, but  not when he entered the house. I believed I had been illegally fined by  the magistrates, and appealed. The  finding of the jury on the 10th inst.  proved my opinion to be correct. I  always understood that in reports of  court proceedings the newspaper should  give facts, and not the sentiments or  opinions of its editor. The Advance,  for obvious reasons, did not follow this  rule. Thanking you for this space in  your paper,      / Thomas McAuley.  [A peculiarity about these cases before Justices of the Peace W. H. Norris  and Lewis Hind, was that the oath to  2$ 4*/$* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4 4* 4* 4* 4* 4? 4* 4* 4s *fc*fa 4* 4* 4* 4?4* 4* 4��K  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured by the " L,ion Brewery Company, Iytd.,"  of Rossland. The beer is shipped in bulk, and bottled by  steam in Greenwood. No freight delays ; .stock always on  hand.    All orders filled promptly and delivered.  -xaaaaaaaa   Leave your order with  i*   Columbian Steam Bottling Works., near tlie Saw Mill, Greenwood   *"  %^^^^^^ty^i%.$^^ + # + + ^^^^$, + ty<frR  witnesses was administered by the  constable, a person who had no authority to do so. This incident is  mentioned simply to show the intelligence, and legal knowlege of the  magistrates.���E^D. ]  BOUNDARY CREEK  MINING & COMMERCIAL  ASSOCIATION  WILL   meet   every   alternate    Wednesday  Evening in   Rendell   &   Co.'s   hall   at 8  o'clock.    The meetings arc. open to tlie public.  J. P. HARLAN,    ' THOS. HARDY,  68 Secretary. President.  .-A THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  * /:'  THE   CAMP   MCKINNEY   CASES.  The following- report of the cases  ag-ainst the Donald Bros., of Camp  McKinney, before R. G. Sidley, J. P.,  and Herirj^ Nicholson, J. P., was received too late for publication in last  issue :  McMynn v. Frank Donald.���The accused was charged with having supplied, on January 1st, liquor to an intoxicated person. A good deal of contradictory evidence was given, but the  court held that the charge was proven,  and imposed a fine of $20 and $9.50  costs.  McMynn v. Frank Donald.���The accused was charged with selling liquor  to H. Douglas on Sunday, 6th February. There was no proof that Frank  Donald had done so, but there was evidence that the liquor had been sold by  his ag-ent. In this case the line was  fixed at $20 and $9.50 costs. The court  remarked that the ' fine would have  been greater were they not satisfied  that all the cases were instigated by  malice.  Regina v.'Frank Donald and Thomas  Donald.���In this case the defendants  were charged with keeping a betting  house. The only evidence given was  that of George Bennett, who swore that  a game of cards Avas played in which a  person bet his hand against the rest of  the players. As the magistrates considered there was no evidence to support the charge, the case was>dismissed  and the following wriileri judgment  read by the court: ���-. ,'  Camp McKinney, B. C. March 5.  Regina v. Frank Donald and Thos.  Donald.���In this case the defendants  were charged with keeping a disorderly  hpuse, b3r keeping a room in which  gambling was g-oing- on for gain. Now,  to come within the statute, it must be  kept for the purpose specified, and this  had not���been shown. It ���must be a  principal and essential part and not  merely subsidiary and for the recreation of the guests. All the enactments  against gambling are for the purpose  of preventing divers idle and evil-  disposed persons from congregating  together and plajdng for excessive  sums of money. If the guests of an  inn call for dice or cards, and for their  recreation plajr with them, it is not  against the statutes. A gaming- house  is a nuisance at common law, being  detrimental to the public, as it promotes cheating and other corrupt  practices, and incites to idleness and  avaricious wa}rs of gaining property.  To make an hotel keeper liable for  keeping a gaming" house, it must be  shown that he makes a gain by it or  that he allows cheating to go on or excessive sums of money to be plaj'ed  for. As none of these things have  been proven, the case is dismissed.  R. G. Sidley, J. P.   .. "���.  Henry Nicholson, J. P.  A Newspaper for Republic Camp.  Presses and other material for a  newspaper and job office for Republic  have rea.ched that camp and the Republic Pioneer will appear in a few days.  The publishers are E. R. Cleveland  and A. J. Drake.  J. F. Hemenway, superintendent of  the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill companies, returned from Spokane on Sunday last, where he made a report of the  work being done on the claims, to the  directors of the company.  Rossland.  Greenwood.  LIMITED    LIABILITY.  QRedf &st<xtt anb (Jtttnina; (��*o6et0,  ���Financial  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager.  IvOUis Blue.  A. Fisher.  MILLS    AND     Y/VF?E>S    AT  Greenwood Gity    %    Anaconda/ B,G  Manufacturers of Roujsrh  and. Dressed  Shingles* Lath, Mouldings, Sash and Doors.  AlfS-      $'-      ��1'-  'A&       Itf?       'A'?  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  r- '��������  FHE PIONEER MOT  Greenwood City/Boundary Creek, B,C,  *Y-S *<& *'&���    ���     '  'Af 'AV ���*!<*  We are prepared to welcome G-uests and provide g*ood accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining-Men.        Best of Wines, Iviquors and Cigars-  ���������Eivery Stable in connection.���   'A?  'AC  'AT  , W, NELSON  rietor,  IIV  If you  do,   Never Forget that we  have   placed  in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings  some   FIRST-CLASS MACHINES.     We buy  them direct from the manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at prices to suit the times.  We call your special attention to our new  Which  can   be  seen   at  our  Store.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  aranrorau mawaa  J.  PIERCY <& CO.,  25. 27, 2')   YATES STREET.  VICTORIA,    v    B.C  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing Manufacturers. ij-ff^^-/V��;^^-vV.^T'vtf^T^^yy*^w^y^/avr::i3'.{it.  V* * ���! Jv..**?'"-* 'J ���f-L'iji---;vf ^���:,.i w  ^Vs*-*--^  ^^-ggoiaa-aaagaasjasgass:  il^K2i'233^VJ^^eiC3S/ir^^ t^^'ilCTiCUiS^ ;US^TStt��W*fl'U,*J=if^��vv^Pit��^  -������:���������-jr.-.-  f.  ���fy  ���} '������������  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  NO   MORE   SUBSIDIES.  ','-.'������ [Toronto Globe.]  The natural desire of- the  Canadian  Pacific Railway  for   an   extension  of  the Crow's Nest Pass  line  from  Robson westward, finally to the coast by a  connection at Hope,   has  been  quickened by the proposal of  Mr. D. C. Corbin to extend a line into the  Boundary  Creek district.    Mr.   Corbin .owns  the  Nelson & Fort Sheppard   Railway,���a  -continuation of his line irom   Spokane  to   the   Canadian   boundary   at   Fort  Sheppard*   from   which  point it  runs  northward to Nelson, about 60 miles in  Canadian territory.    From Northport,  which is south of the boundary, he has  a branch running-, to Rossland, and he  proposes to  build  without subsidy  or  land grant about 100 miles  of railway  into the Boundary Creek  district.    As  originally   proposed,   this   line  would  run from Marcus, near the junction of  the Columbia and Kettle rivers, about  .38 miles  south  of the  Boundary, and  would be almost entirely in  American  territory.    It would  branch  froni  Mr.  Corbin's main line south of Northport,  where the smelter is located.    Some of  the petitions  presented  to  parliament  asking that the charter be  granted for  sl railway to the  Boundary  Creek  district,  along  the  Kettle  River  valley,  request that  a  clause  be  inserted  to  prevent discriminating  rates on ore in  favor  of   smelters   on   the  American  side.    Not only the rates but the route  of this line may be made quite as favorable  to   the' smelting   industry   and  trade of the Dominion as the  proposed  extension of the Canadian Pacific into  the   same   district,   and  Mr.   Corbin's  willingness to build without public aid  puts the  Dominion   government  in   a  favorable position. - It has dawned on  the people of   Canada   that   they   have  been   altogether  too  generous  in  the  matter of aid to   railway builders.    As  long as the people are willing to  pay,  it is natural that the   railways  should  be in a state of  want.    But  the  more  generous the subsidies  the  greater  is  the   temptation   tq   load   up  railways  with unnecessary capital   and   bonded  indebtedness, and to launch them with  burdens which they can scarcely carry.  The great majority of  the railways on  ; this   continent,   if built   on   business  principles and without the:construction ���  company   operations    which     tend   to  over-indebtedness,  could   be    run   on  business principles.    The returns  for  the services rendered would  pay a fair  profit on the outlay.    But the methods  by which subsidies leak away and   the  cost of construction is augmented, are  responsible for the belief that a public  subvention is essential   to   every   railway enterprise.  The Canadian Pacific Railway is in  a good financial condition. It has been ������  paying 5 per cent, per annum on stock,  some of which was issued at 25 per  cent. For a comparatively new road  with a long section through unprofitable territory to pay 5, 10 and 20 per  cent. on the money actually invested,  is an evidence of the profitable nature  of railroad business. The subsidies  given for the construction of the Crow's  Nest Pass line were  liberal,   and it is  unfortunate that they were  not  made  conditional   on   the   surrender  of  the  company's immunity  from  control   in  the matter of freight rates.    The  proposed extension to the Boundary Creek  district will be a profitable piece of line  arid the  Company  have   abundant resources to construct it.      Mr. Corbin is  prepared to construct the line and look  for  his  remuneration   in   the  returns  from its traffic.     That  should  be  the  financial basis of all railway construction,' as  of  every  other   useful  enterprise.    The C.P.R. should do the same  or leave the field to more  enterprising  rivals.    The j)roposed extension would  be at least as profitable to the Canadian  Pacific ��� as   to   the   Spokane   Falls    &  Northern, and as a link in   a   southern  connection to Hope  and Vancouver it  would be   infinitely   more   valuable  to  the great Canadian line.    There is no  valid excuse  for  soliciting a  subsid3r  for the construction of this line.    That  it will be  a  profitable  undertaking is  shown by the willingness of  Mr.   Corbin to build it without aid;    Canadians  have passed the  stage  in  which  they >  would  pajr a private  corporation  for  embarking  in   a   profitable   business,  especially when  there  is  competition  on the basis of  purety  private   enterprise.    This holds g-ood with regard to  the  entire  southern extension  of  the  C.P.R. to Hope.    The  construction  of  that line will be in   itself  profitable to  the   company,   and   there   can   be 'no,  g-rounds for dependence on public   aid.  The people of the Boundary Creek clis- ,  trict want a railwa3r service now. Thejr  have plenty of ore lying at   the  mines  ready for shipment! It would be more  satisfactory for them to secure a ^service by Canadian enterprise ; but as a  profitable traffic is awaiting the railway, it will undoubtedly be built,  even if Canadian enterprise fails.  The C.P.R. Co. control the charier of  the Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern,  under which thejr can proceed at once  with the construction of the line, and  as that charter carries a provincial  land grant, the work should be soon  under way. With regard to the merits  of the rivals, it is evident that Mr.  Corbin will be as eager to divert the  traffic of the district to the S. F. & N.  as the C.P.R. would be to keep the  business along their own line. An extension by the C.P.R. would be more  profitable to Canadian merchants and  others within reach of the mining-  trade ; but the balance of advantage is  not sufficient to justify the subsidizing-  of a profitable enterprise.  A SITTING of  the County   Court of  Yale  will   be  holdeu  At Midway,  on Saturday,  the .7th dav  of May, 1898,  At the hour-of 10 o'clock in the. forenoon.  ~Ry command.  WM.   C. ' MCMYNN,  Government Office, d.n.o.c.  Midway, March 12th, 1 S9.x. X0-4 '  oilverware  MILLER  BR��S���  The Pioneer Jewelers,  GREENWOOD.  1 I  ���  <��  I:  I Proprietors of the  5   VERNON   SAW,  I PLANING   AND  I MOULDING MILLS  J Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanag-an Lake.  ������0^2'-������  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 Fac-  toi"3r work reasonabl3r, expeditiously^  and of as g-ood material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane. "  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.  ���������������:.'.. -,.'   <&. ;  ���?l&   ��� .  MINERAL,   ACT,    1896.  Certificate--'"'of   Improvements.  NOTICE.   ,  PLUTONIA   Mineral   Claim,   situate   in. the  Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood. camp.  TAKE Notice that I, T. F. Wren, free miner's certificate, No. 8,856,. 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 improvements.  Dated, this 5th day of February, 1S98. 74  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE-  TORONTO Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : Deadwood Ccimp.  TAKE Notice that I, T. F. Wren, free min-  ers's certificate No. 8,856, 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 improvements.  Dated this 5th day of February, 1898.'    74  MINERAL,   ACT,    1896.  ���Certificate   of   Improvements.  N OTIC 35.  HIDDEN TREASURE mineral claim, situate  in the Kettle River mining-  division  of Yale  district.   Where located : Smith's camp.  TAKE notice that we, the Republic Gold  Mining- Company, free miner's certificate  No. 3,370a, intend, sixt3'��� days' from the date  hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for  a certificate of improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  And   further  take  notice   that action . under '  Section 37 must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 8th day ofMareh. 1898. 79_  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that sixty da\\s  from date hereof I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to purchase the following- described  land, situate in the Osoyoos division of Yale  district, B.C., viz.: Commencing at' the southwest corner of n.. M. Reudell's pre-emption on  Eholt creek, thence running- north 40 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence south 40 chains,  thence east 40 chains to point of commencement, comprising 1C0 acres more or less.  Dated at Greenwood. B.C.. .lanuarv 19th, 1898.   .  72-9 W. J. H'ARBER. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  IfK-fl���^WWIWFUT  INTERESTED  IN   CANYON   CREEK.  Chas. Newman, who is  interested in  mining- properties on Canyon creek and  the West Forkj was  in  the city for   a  few days last week, and   left   for   the  west on Tuesday's stag-e.  A number Of parties interested in the  West Fork and Canyon creek, waited  on E. Norris, government agent at  Vernon* Wednesday, and secured a  promise, from him to have a fer^ry built,  near the mouth of the West Fork. The  work of putting- the ferry in will be  commenced at once. '.'"���<���  W. S. Fletcher, returned from Canyon t:reek Monday evening- where he  had been erecting buildings on the preemption lately taken up at the mouth  of Canyon creek. During the trip Mr.  Fletcher acquired some mining interests in the camp, and is very enthusi-  af tic over the prospects of that district.  J.J. Hibbard, arrived in town from  Canyon creek on Wednesday. Mr.  Hibbard is one of the owners of the  Belcher claim, situated on the main  Kettle river, about two miles above the  mouth of Canyon creek. He has been  working oh the claim during the past  winter, and has sunk a shaft 50 feet.  The ore chute on the Belcher is about  two feet in width, and gives an average assay of $22 in gold to the ton.  COUNTY COURT.  County court was held in Grand  Forks on Monday the 14th inst., before  County Court Judge Spinks. The following- is the docket:',' ,  J. Manly vs. A. E. Mitchell���Action  to recover furniture, which it was  ; claimed w as unlawfully sold. The case  was laid over until next court. H. S.  Cayley for plaintiff, I. H. Hallett for  defense. e  '  Jones vs. Averill, Manley & Averill  ���Withdrawn by plaintiff. The action  was for the return of furniture dies  and to recover balance of an overpaid  account.    H. S. Cayley for plaintiff.  Davie vs. Averill���This was an action  to recover interest in some lots near  Grand Forks. Adjourned to next  court.  Glover vs. Walker���Plaintiff sued for  wages, contra account, and answer to  contra account. Case thrown out of  court by judge. H. S. Cayley for  plaintiff, I. H. Hallett for defendant.  Cronan vs. Costello���This was an  action on garnishee summons. Eeft  over until next court for further evidence. I. H. Hallett for plaintiff, H.  S. Cayley for defendant.  Van Ness vs. John A. Kerr���This  was an action to decide the ownership  of a mineral claim, both parties having-  staked the same ground in Wellington  camp. As the matter was one involving- priority "of location the matter was  adjourned until next court in order to  obtain further evidence. I. H. Hallett  for plaintiff, H. S. Caj'ley for defendant.  Hotel Arrivals.  The following were the arrivals at  the International hotel during the  week :  E. M.Rice, C. P. R. Survey; J. H.  , Hale. Butte ; F. M. Kerby, C. M. Crouse  R. H. Bergman, F. W. ~McEaine, W.  B. Rickards, J. McNicol, Randolph  Stuart, Midway ; M. McMillan, Mother  Eode ; Chas. Gire, Central camp ; Dan  Busnahan, Rossland; Martin Walsh,  J. B. Morrison, Deadwood; Chas.  Thomas, Spokane ; Eeonard Ncrris,  Vernon ; Ceo.   A.   Guess, Umatilla : J.  H. distance, Pocatello ; Jno. F. Hemenway, Old Ironsides ; Etta McDonald,  Chas. Friend, Boston ; C. A. Coffin, B.  C. mine; John Dunn, Wm. Ferris,  Deadwood ; R. M. McEain, Brooklyn  mine; Dan Frasier, Rossland ; P. Hol-  lihan, Summit camp f Thos^vToner^  Golden Crown-; E. Bennett, Copper  camp ; Dan McEeod, Myers Creek ; Al  Mason, Deadwood camp ; J. Doheny,  Oskosh.  The following were the arrivals at  the Piorieer hotel during the week :  John Dunn; Scott McRae, Jas. Steel,  J. Dunn, Deadwood Camp ; Chas. Newman, Chas. Night, Spokane ; T. Cork-  ill, A. Corkill, A. Hamilton,, Eholt  Creek; M. Kennon, .Rossland; A. G.  Davis, Rambler; O. Johnson, Ironsides ; J. Twist, B. C.;-���. Thos. Dobie,  Prior Creek ; Robt. Murray, Winnipeg  Mine ; Al Sanderson, Grand Forks ; J.  J. Hibbard, Canyon Creek ; W. F. Cor-  bett, Summit Camp.  The  Corbin  Charter.  The Corbin charter came up before  the railway committee at Ottawa on  the 10th and an adjournment was made  until this week. Before the next issue  of TheTimes, the news will probably  have arrived that the charter has been  granted. The Nelson Board of Trade  passed and forwarded to Ottawa last  week, resolutions favoring the Corbin  charter into Boundary Greek.  St. 'Patrick's',, day passed off very  quietly in Greenwood. In the evening  Prof. Boice gave a dance in Rendell &  Go's. hall. There was a very large  attendance, and a first class time.  Porter's orchestra furnished 'the music,  and dancing was kept up until about 4  o'clock. An excellent lunch was served at the Pioneer hotel, at 12 o'clock.  In the prize competition for waltzing,  J. W. Frost and Mrs. J. Winters carried off the honors. Mr. J. Olson took  the other prize.  Dan Frazier, a hotel man, formerl3r  of Rossland and Nelson, arrived in  town this week, and intends making  this district his home for some time.  Corporation of tlie City of Greenwood.  COURT OF REVISION,  TVfOTICE is hereby given that the Court of  J-M. Revision for the purpose of hearing- all  complaints ag-aiust the assessment for the 3rear  1898, as made Iry the Assessor of the Citj7 of  Greenwood, B.C., will be held at Rendell &  Co.'s hall, Greenwood, on Monday, the 25th  day of April, A.D. 1898, at 10 o'clock a.m!  G. B. TAYLOR,  Citv Clerk's Office, - c.m.c.  Greenwood, March 8th, 1898. 79-7  Corporation of the City of  Greenwood,  ALL PERSONS not having- taken out their  Dog- Licenses on or before the 31st'.da}- of  March, 1898,   will  be  prosecuted  according-  to  law. G.   B.   TAYLOR,  Collector.  Dissolution of Partnership,  MOTICE is hereby g-iven that the partnership heretofore existing-between H. McKee and Joseph Snodg-rass, in the business of  the Commercial Hotel, Greenwood, has been  dissolved, II. McKee retaining the business, to  whom all accounts are to be paid and who will  settle all claims due bv the late firm.  ,     " II. McKEE.  Greenwood, B.C., J. SNODGRASS.  March 9th, 1898. 80  Subscription, 50c. per Month.  ALL    THE    BEST    NOVELS.  roe,  Greenwood Book Store,.  GOVERNMENT ST.  Trade Mark  VERNON,   B. C.  THIS MILL has been re-modelled at great  expense, tlie proprietors having- adopted  the famous Hung-ariau Plansifter system. Trjr  some of our Flour, made by the only Plansifter  Mill in the Province.   V  :������(���. HUNGARIAN  Brands]   Tt!5?E.star  STRONG BAKERS'  SUPERFINE  Whole Wheat Plour a specialty  All kinds of Mill Feed in Stock.  For Excellent Quality and  Variety of Choice in Drug-s-  Medicines, Chemicals and  Drug-gists' Sundries.  Stationer,  Confectioner,  and Cig-ars ::::::::  Wallpaper, Paints and Oils  W.   S.   FLETCHER,  %��t <��)ru33t6f.  Delicious  Toothsome  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS..  n. E. ERAZEE,  Hamill Block  Copper Street.  ILLER,  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  *����*   Perfect fit guaranteed. or:/wntwi,W3 '��> -.-f^./^^^;?^!��ir.:'��^-!^^r^^nS'Ll0ii!:  ^^^rtftfe^&^S^^  '��gg^ZB����J2&>��3^^  Uii*��&tWfBM3TzZtyi?J2;tt  i:;8'&.  I  ��� ���  ��i   ;'j  OUNDARY   CREEK   TIMESv  NOTES   FROM   OTTAWA.  [SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE.]  Ottawa, March 6th T���The fate of  the Kettle River Valley Railway Company's bill will be decided this week.  The railway committee has been organized with Mr. James Sutherland, the  popular Eiberal whip as chairman.  The first meeting'" of the committee for  the transaction of business will be held  on Tuesday next. Thanks to Mr. Bo-  stock who is nothing if not accommodating, the Kettle River railway bill  is near the head of the list and will  receive early consideration.  Matters are more hopeful than when  I wrote my previous letter. The concensus of opinion among the members  is that the bill should not be defeated.  Since the construction of the railway  does not entail any cost Upon the  country, and since the people  who are most- directly interested  are unanimously in favor of the road,  the members outside of the one or two  who have axes to grind are in favor of  the bill. This does not by any 'means  mean that the bill will pass. Politics  often force a" member to act and vote  against his convictions. It is often a  question of what ."my'- leader says "  not "what is right." " If the government says its a good thing, we will  push it along " says the faithful liberal  and the loyal conservative takes his  instructions from Sir Charles  Tupper.  The necessity for having the support  of the government  is  therefore appar-.  ent.    Those interested in   the  passage  of the bill directed their forces towards  getting an expression of approval from  the government.    In   this   they   were  ably assisted by Senator Templeman,  of Victoria, who is broadriiinded enough  not to be swrayed  by  the selfish, short  sighted  course  of  the boards of trade  of   Victoria    and    Vancouver.    Those  bodies   have   no   influence   excepting  where they are not known   and  consequently while their  views  could have  no  weight  on  the Coast, they will receive some slight consideration   at Ottawa.    The   action     of    the   Victoria  Board was inspired by Joshua  Davies  who has a  personal quarrel  with  Mr.  Corbin   and who  is   evidently   of the  opinion that   revenge  is   better   than  public interest.    Senator'  Templeman  went carefully into the question of the  Kettle River Valley  railway and having satisfied himself that the construction of the road would not  only  be invaluable  to  the  Boundary  Creek district   but   would also  give a competitive road to the  Coast  to  wholesalers  having business in the district, he saw  Sir Wilfrid Eaurier and  learned from  him that the  government  had  no objection   to   the  passage  of  the     bill.  There the matter rests and as soon  as  the result is known I will   telegraph to  Greenwood.  Richard Armstrong, the Grand Forks  delegate is doing good~> work. He is  acquainted with man}' of the members  and being an affable, intelligent  gentleman, he soon convinces them  that our cause is a righteous one.  Mr. J. C. Haas, M. E., of Greenwood  was in Ottawa for a few days.- I regretted  that  he  was unable to remain  here but he rendered good service to  the district by leaving with me letters  for Hon. G. E. Foster, his mining partner. Mr. Foster is a leader on the conservative side of the house and it was  of the greatest importance that we  should have,his support.  Sir Charles Tupper is also with us  and Ruf us, Pope, M. P., one of the  principal shareholders in the Old Ironsides Company is doing good  service.  Eobbying a bill is no pleasant occupation, particularly when the majority of the members know little and care  less of the requirements of the district.  They are courteous enough to listen to  one's story but when the)r ask one  ." Where is Boundary Creek ? Are there  any mines there ? Is it in Rossland ?  Is it up near Teslin Eake? Is this  another. Yukon scheme ?"���one feels  tempted to give up in disgust and rail  about the limited knowledge the average eastern member knows about distant portions of the Dominion.  I found the Coryell's maps of-the  greatest service and everyone is anxious to secure a copy.  As Others See Us.  The Inland Printer, the highest authority oil printing and the allied  trades in the United, States, has the  following in.its March issue :  " Boundary Creek Times, Greenwood, B.C. (100 miles from a railroad) :  While a railroad is not usually considered a necessary adjunct to the publishing- of a newspaper,'the man who  conducts one in a town so isolated is  looked upon as w,orking at a disadvantage. The news columns of The  Times might be better filled if a railroad was near at hand, but the mechanical execution could be but little im-  proved, and to the very absence of a  railroad mig-ht be; credited the fact  that eleven of the sixteen pages are  advertising-���mostly local. Nearly all  of the ad. display is good.    .    .    ."  Off for Omineca.  E. A. Bielenberg, John Dunn and  James Steel, left on Wednesday. for  the coast, where Messrs. Dunn and  Steel will outfit for the Omenica country, taking the overland route by Ash-  croft and Quesnelle Forks. They expect to be gone two years, and will  prospect for leads as well as placer  ground. Mr. Bielenberg and others are  interested financially in the scheme.  nTrtfr-nrr^-r���*���^-*-*^-**^*^  Awarded  Highest Honors���World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.  YEARS THE STANDARD.  Seed Oats.  Seed Wheat.  Seed Potatoes,  JftST Absolutely free from Foul Stuff. ^{jSft   ,  At  W.H. Covert's   -   -   Carson, b.c  D.  McDUFT,  General Blacksmith,  GREENWOOD,     B.O.  *%'     sY*     $%  ?Jt?     ?Af     ?fi?  All kinds of work executed to the  satisfaction of customers.  Certificate of the; Registration of  AN ExTRA-PrOVINCIAIv COMPANY.  0     ������        " Companies' Act, 1897."  The Everett & Spokane Mining Company."  Reg-istered the 8th dav of March, 1898.  T HEREBY CERTIFY that I have this day  JL reg-istered " The Everett & Spokane Mining-  Company," as an Extra-Provincial Company  under the ''Companies' Act, 1897," to carry out  or effect all or tiny of the objects hereinafter  set forth, to which the legislative authority of  the Xrfeg-islature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the compare is situate in  the city of Spokane, Washington State, U.S.A.  The amount of the capital of the companv is  $100,000, divided into 100,000 shares of $1 each.  The head office of the company in this Province is situate at Greenwood City, and D. H.  Holbrook, free miner, whose address is Green-  Avood City, is llie'attorney' for the conipati3r.  The time of the existence of the company is.  fifty (50) years .  The objects for which the compan3' has been  established are :  The purchasing- of, prospecting- for, and developing- and working- of mines and mining-  claims in the State of Washing-tori, and British  Columbia ; also to acquire by g-ift, purchase,,  location, lease or otherwise, real and; personal  propert}', and to sell and mortg-ag-e the same;  to purchase, erect, own, mortgag-e, bond, hase  and dispose of mines, mills, snieiters and all  kinds of btiildiug-s and machineiy, and other  personal property'necessary or pertinent to the  mining-, smelting-and reduction of metals and  minerals and for the carrying- out of the purposes of this company ; to build, own and dispose of wagon roads and railroads as may be  necessary to own and use in connection with  the business of this company ; to locate, buy,  sell, lease, morlg-ag-e, own and dispose of water  rig-hts and water wa}7s, ditches, flumes, pipe  lines and other property, real or personal,  necessary to be owned and used in the convej'-  ing-or securing- water to be used for mining-  and milling-purposes ; to buy, sell, hold and  dispose of its owu stock and the stock of other  corporations, and all kinds of stock and bonds  and personal property, and to do and perform  all and every of the thing-s cog-nate to the objects and purposes of this corporation and incident to the due performance and execution of  the same ; to buy and sell merchandise and to  mortg-ag-e the same if it desires.  Given under ray hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  eig-hth day of March, one thousand eig-ht  hundred and ninet3r-eig-ht.  [L.s.] ."   S. Y. WOOTTON,  80-4 Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  Corporation  of the City of  Greenwood*  TENDERS, addressed to the " City Clerk,.  Greenwood, B.C.," will be received for  the purchase of the Debentures authorised to  be issued by <he. Corporation of the City of  Greenwood. B.C., under B3'-laws, Nos. 5 and 6.  The debentures will be issued in the sum of S100  each, the total amounts being- Sll.,000 for Waterworks and ��� S14,000 for Street Improvements,  bearing-six percent, interest and running- for  twent3' years.  ���  Tenders mav be made for the whole or any  part of the above sum, but the Council reserves-  the rig-ht to accept or reject any or all tenders.  Greenwood, B.C.,  March 10th, 1898.  G. B. TAYLOR.  Citv Clerk. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Capital, $1,500,000,  HEAD     OFFICE:      ROSSLAND,,    B.O.  v      1,500,000 Shares, par value $1,00,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,   500,000  Shares,  Hon.  Officers :  President :   HON;   T.   A\.   DALY,   Ex-Minister of Interior. i  Vice-President :   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,   Kelly"'& Co.,   Brandon,  Man.  Secretary-Treasurer :   W.   L.   ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   E��.C.  ������'   Board ������ of   Directors :  ci.   N.   Kirchoffer,   W.  A. THacdonald,   Q.C.,  d.  dermyn,   Wm. cJohnspn, \V. A.  Euller  W. ci. Porter, and G.H. Collins/ \  Owns the " Golden Grown "mineral claim, situated in Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  ���"���" ���"���' ��������� ' ��� ���'nixiiMa.Miinu^ii]��jm��.MMi..ii��..m.il..iun�����i.i��i-  TAKEN   A   PARTNER.  ; G. H. Collins, manag-er and director  of the Golden Crown Mining- company,  was married Thursday afternoon, 10th  inst., at Nelson, Wash., to Miss Brutn-  mund, of Wisconsin. The ceremony  was performed by Judge Rice of Marcus. It appears that Mr. Collins stole  a march on his most intimate friends,  and the announcement of his marriage  was a surprise to everyone.���Grand  Forks Miner. The. Times offers best  wishes to Mr. Collins ancl his bride.  THE   PHOEMX   SOLD.  Final arraho-eraents were made on  the 14th   inst.'by ������ which   the   interests  �� of Jas. Schofield and Tlios. McDonnell  in the Phoenix claim, Greenwood  camp, were transferred to A. Gait,  one of the stockholders in the Old  Ironsides compat^. Messrs. Schofield  and McDonnell each oh eld a one-fourth  interest in'the claim. The remaining  one half interest is held, one-fourth by  Farrell & Midgeon, and one-eighth  each by R. Denzier, and T. Tye. The  Phoenix was located in 1894 by Thos.  McDonnell, R. Denzier and Jas. Schofield, and lies between the Stemwinder  and Old Ironsides. It also adjoins the  Idaho on the east. Four assessments  have been done on the claim���all surface work. No strong lead has been  -discovered, but from the position of  the claim, there is no  doubt  but  that  , a good ore body will be found on it.  Ogilvie's Book on The Klondike.  Hunter, Rose & Co., Toronto, have  published Wm. Ogilvie's book on the  Yukon gold fields, a volume of about  150 .pages fully illustrated with fine  photogravures. It contains also one  large map of the whole region and  -seven section maps on a larger scale.  The various routes into the country  are discussed impartially and suggestions made as to outfitting-, closing  with a reprint of the mining regulations and several pages of. advertisements of outfitters and others. The  price is 50c, and being written, by a  thoroughly competent and trustworthy  authority should be read by every  would-be Klondiker.  ETTLE ilVER DRESSED  Wholseale and Retail Dealers in  ERESH   AND   SAI/TED   MEATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD,    Etc.  : : :  GREENWOOD. GRAND PORKS; & MIDWAY.  XKCTS��lHftW9I��Q?3S��^'U&'a��^^  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  Stamp Mills,  Compressors,  Drills,  Oils &. Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c,  mmmmmmm  STOCK     ON     HAND     AT     ROSSLAND.  enckes Machine Co.  ��   ��  9       ��  O       9  9  F.   R.   MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and   Rossland.  idway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY d KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors, ��L2i2S?'  J.  I'.,  11-  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creekmining camps. From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  DEADWOOD,  LONG   LAKE,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment  -o-  For-price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood or C S, Galloway *  Greenwood City; Boundary Creek, 1t;  Or apply to the Agents s  STERTON,  Vernon, BC  A. K. STUART. Vancouver.  51  ?i  'j  h-i  ���**U^teMte*~*XMXl^  Z- iJAX-T: tf^ig:-gia " T?1. >��� #"  i  i  as  is-;  -I:  contents  of  17    packages,  and   Shoes   just   arrived.  Dry    Goods   and  aces  n  3H  CKS  .Chenille- C  Rugs;  o  ?  le Oil Cloths, e  Special line of  rrox^u^.��j..wj^rw����.��i.ji-.��.;.��.-.re..CT��iCTira<in^^  This Corse t is guaranteed the Most Flexible and Durable made;  on the Latest Scientific Principles from MAGNETIZED STEEL V  and comfortable than any other.  is manufactured  is more healthy  A Large Stock of  rv  i8  Meet-Patterns.  Fast Colors,  wi&'iizwxTij&f** m\vKffiiwnt*wjiamxattii^txzia^^  0\^mtnn*niynmitmmati\*Ai*rtrtvKtiK?i���rr-rmr*r^^ nwntrrart ������ - "in ;rvwnffrrrfnTTVTprrTi'rirwwirwTrnrT^^ icrn3?.Te^s3!CTri;vc?si^v^3ji2STcsiiziJ^ss&^  i,������.,����s��isrtp.������,-w?jv.*��ivujfcj*w����tirauw5 trm/mai -mzwnoMtaNi  HHvoianm   f fr~i;~-.\i*��

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