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 x,ci-vr'.is*"^.^tts;^Air:is:^^'tiri';Ji��i--;.  a  i  SATURDAY,    MAY    21, >. 18-98.  e ii>Xat*  1.  "        '������������.:/}  v-" j?  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Remember!    We are headquarters for Boots  and Shoes  and have  a  fine line of Men's, Women's and Children's,  of both  American and Canadian manufacture.  11  Outing- Shirts.  Summer Underwear.  Collars and Cuffs.  White  Shirts.  Fanc3r Colored Shirts.  Neglige Shirts.  LATEST    STYL/ES    IN    SPRING    HATS.  S urnmer  Hose.  Ties (beautiful line).  Gloves.  Handkerchiefs.  Towels.  &c, &c, &c.  The most complete stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries in the city.  TENTS,   All  Sizes. .... .  O ��� ��� ��� O  tsrs-^c .;^*_rst;--'v;*-'*~*^  a  Barrett Block,  Copper Street,  a gi  S        /*        S        r>  ���       ys*s* �� *��������<-. .WRWS��ir."��ijew 5  ' '-������</  It       *\->..  . ! ��� " ' .  A Weekly Paper published in the interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol IV.  GREENWOOD, B,G, SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1898/  89 No, 11,  :B-*ff__NW_irrj.f-irWT-^M-B;rW  *imii"riiiiiiin iiiii ��� iii  1  A   DUTY   TO   BOUNDARY   CREEK.  OUNDARY CREEK District has been treated more  unjustly  by the  Turner government than an)1-  other  portion of the province of British Columbia.    When the district was in its infancy, when  enterprising prospectors ventured into the hills  and located  claims  that were soon to make the  district famous, members   of  the  Turner gov-  ���ernment ridiculed the idea that Boundary Creek would ever  prove an important mining centre.    This prejudice against  an important portion of the province has  been  maintained  -until the present day.    While  the   government   showed an  anxiety that every farmer on the coast  should  have egress  and   ingress by a   macadamized  road,   the prospectors   of  Boundary Creek district were allowed to cut their own trails  and the mine owners and business men were forced to build  wagon roads.    It is  quite   true   that  while the government  was slow to  build   roads   iiito the  district, it  shows a commendable  enterprise  in   changing  short  trousered   Trout  -Creekers into public officers and clothing them with authority to iron unfortunate  residents  whose  worst crime  was  poverty.    Southern Yale is long on  policemen and short on  public improvements.    It is equally true that   while  money  was extravag-antly spent   in   erecting   a handsome   pile of  stone ; in paying for the jaunts, of ministers  of Crown who  went to England and to the"East on private business at the  expense of the public ; in providing tat offices for the impecunious and the incompetent ; in reducing to common sense  "the laws of a careless and  indifferent Attorney-general; in  conducting the ordinary business of the province, Boundary  Creek was   pouring   wealth   into   the   provincial   treasury  -through the offices at Osoyoos, Midway and Grand Forks.  Turning from purely local matters to questions that  more generally affected the province and we can charg-e the  government with the same culpable negligence as far as  Boundary Creek district is concerned. Take their railway  policy for instance. Every act of the provincial government was calculated to retard the development of this great  district by encouraging chartermongers and subsidy seekers.. ���    "  The   first    railway,, adventurer   who   hj^pnotized   the  Turner government into looking   after  his interests rather  than to the development of Southern British  Columbia was  none other than the  gallant  Col.   Baker.    Basking  in the  ���sunshine of   the Cranbrook  estate,   he perfected   a scheme  whereby the province was to be filched  to the tune of several million acres   of land   and Col. Baker  enriched.    The  scheme was a brilliant one and commended itself so highly  to,the government that the Col. was taken into the cabinet,  allowed to make a trip to England at  the   expense   of   the  province in order that he   might  sell the Cranbrook estate,  with the adjacent public   lands   thrown   in.    The   British  Columbia Southern railway was dangled before the eyes  of  the electors for several years.    Extensions of time,.accompanied b}r increased land grants were  given to the  promoters by the provincial government as an encouragement  to  do nothing.    Col. Baker made another trip   at  the   expense  [   of the province and the British Columbia   Southern   charter  | passed into the hands of the C. P. R.    Railway construction  j  in Southern British   Columbia   was delayed   four   years by  ! railway legislation No I.  r The second adventurer who wooed and won the Turner  L .government was a gentleman built on different lines. He  j had never clothed himself in all the panoply of war. He  \ was young in years but a veteran in the art of making  \ money   in railways  without  building   them.    P.   Auguste  Heinze and his Columbia & Western railway and its accompanying land grant is familiar to most the readers,- of,.,The,  Times.    He   also   secured   additional  land  grants   as. his  reward for doing nothing  and  finally  sold at a good figure  to the C. P. R.  The third to appear on the scene was a syndicate. The  reason for the syndicate instead of the individual was clear.  Not one,of the aggregation had brains enough or money  enough to carry through a project of any kind. The Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern Railway Company secured sufficient standing at the expense of the province to enable it to  successfully burke a bona fide effort on the part of the Dominion government to give Boundary Creek district railway  communication. Its charter has passed into the hands of  the C. P. R.  Every act of the provincial government encouraged  delay in opening up this district by railways. Instead of  forcing those securing enormous concessions to build, they  were encouraged by renewals of charters and further aids.  The natural result followed. The people of Boundary Creek  district, disgusted and discouraged, haiied'with delight the  announcement that Mr. Corbin was going to build into thev  country. In order to show their appreciation for a railwa}*-  man who volunteered to build at once without a subsidy or  land grant, they appointed delegates to go to Ottawa to  assist him in securing a charter. But the precedent Mr.  Corbin intended establishing was considered by the provincial government too dangerous because it was too honest.  To build a railway without a cash subsidy or a land grant  would be, a serious menace to the interests of Turner's  friends, the chartermongers and the subsidy hunters. The  button was pressed, and the automatic legislature passed a  resolution whose object was to defeat the honest railway  builder and to further delay railway construction into  Boundary Creek district.  Mr. Corbin's efforts almost succeeded in wiping out the  much beloved railway policy of the Turner government.  Glorying in his defeat they hurled defiance at those in favor  of honest railway legislation by presenting the C.P.R.  with nearly $1,000,000 to do what Mr. Corbin offered to do  for nothing. Not satisfied with this manifestation of  delight they gleefully plunge the province $1,600,000 dollars  in debt in order that they may teach the doubting Thomases  that when it conies to feeding avaricious railway corporations, the Dominion government is not in it with the enterprising g-alaxy of statesmen who control the destiny of  this province.  This mad potlatch, more prodigalthan the wildest conception of the most reckless sachem, must stop. The good  sense of the people that have been too careless about public  affairs must assert itself. The safety and the future of the  province demands that the Turner government must go.  The crowning indignity that has been heaped upon the  people of Boundary Creek has }ret to be mentioned. The  electors here would like to join in the fight for honest government. They would like to show the rest of the province  that local gain is no excuse for supporting dishonest legislation but they find that their political power has been  destroyed and that they have been gerrymandered out of  existence. They could have forg-iveu the Turner government for its greed for money without any adequate return,  for its neglect to carry out necessary public works, for its  ruinous*railway legislation���3res, even for its Trout Creek  policeman���but they can never forgive the Turner government for political disfranchisement. The spirit of independence burns as strong in every elector in Boundary  Creek as in every other Britisher and he deepl3' resents any THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  legislation that stills his  voice  in  the  government of the province.  The interests of Boundary Creek district demand more decisive action on  the part of its people than sullen  resentment. At least 700 strong, if they  unite to fight for the political existence  of the district they may soon congratulate each other upon having secured  for their district that political consideration which its importance demands.  To escape complete political annihilation is more important than party victory. The people of Boundary Creek  should at once take action. The balance of power in the irregular constituency of Rossland is in the possession  of Boundary Creek. It should be used  not only to ensure the defeat of an extravagantly incompetent administration but more especially to ensure for  Boundary Creek district its full measure of political power.  THE   CITY   COUNCIL.  The regular weekly meeting of the  Greenwood City Council was held in  the Court house Monday evening. His  Worship, Mayor Wood, presided and  the following aldermen were present:  Aid. Galloway, Paton, Barrett, Phelan  arid Parry.  The city treasurer was instructed to  renew with Bank of Montreal the promissory, note covering- temporal*}' loan.  ��� ���'The finance committee reported the  following bills correct aud they were  ordered paid : Smith & McRae, sta-  tioner}' $1.75 ; Fritz Hatisseneur, wood  $1.75 ; McDonald Bros., street ; work,  $21; Boundary Greek Times, advertising, $23. ���  The council also decided that Mr. C.  M. Shaw, C. E., be paid$90 for preparing a large plan of the city.  The council discussed Mr. McMynn's  letter which appears elsewhere and instructed the clerk to communicate with  the provincial government, pointing  out the injustice of forcing the city to  pay for the indigent sick coming from  mining  camps outside the city   limits.  The Fire Protection By-Eaw was  reconsidered and finally passed.  Several Copper street property holders being desirous of laying sidewalks,  the   council   decided   that    sidewalks  should be 8  feet   wide   to be made   of"  plank 2x8 laid on three sills 3x4. ���  Silver  Dollar   Bonded.  On Saturday last, the Silver Dollar  was bonded to Mr. A. H. Harrison of  the B. C. mine. The Silver Dollar is  located on the Main Kettle river above  Rock Creek. The bond was $35,000.  Of this amount $500 is to be paid in  cash, $500 in 60 days, $1,000 on September 1st, $16,500 on March 1st, 1899, and  the balance $16,500 on June 1st, 1899.  The owners of the property are Messrs.  Peterson and Newnan.  H. G. WiLson, representing Wilson  Bros., wholesale grocers, Victoria, was  in Greenwood last week securing  orders for his firm. After traveling  through the country " Gouldie " uses  strong" lang-uag"e in denouncing the  Victoria fossils who passed a resolution against the Corbin charter.  Rossland.  P  LIMITED... LIABILITY.  Greenwood.  n  eaf <BbMc< dnb (tttlning Q0?oiiet��,  Financial & Insurance .Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager  l~mw-r^-m���i>vmmw*nm-*Mnimr.^mn*K\ic\mm*t*n>.~77mnan~.u   ��� m��im-��---acjl��0-y;  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  IV1II__L_S .. AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda* B,G  Manufacturers of Roug*h  aud  Dressed  ��  Shingles*-Lath* Mouldings* Sash and Doors,  a_4'     Sic      Sit.  -?(V*      -*/*~      i'i?  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps  (lav.*--*: -i -2��a--: n  ":-?,r:'r?rTYiTT-?-'r-r������"���:���-��� -;----���-1. ^-'I'-Jt.^rir^:.������iv^'^-t���r-rs rl--f-JYTTTri--': rr~T-j_---: rtxrx rrfr^tu-zxzisBKaaai&nXiBXff&JiiJJ?.  ���g-j^aaFg^/aaL'-wa.tkifc^aLayt vzziBtt  1 *  MOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  2't  Sis. s&  �����/(��� -SJC  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Eiquors and Cigars.   ���ElVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION^   s&  s&  s&  ���itv  J, W, NELSON  ^  ?  r  i.O  ant'a Sewinir Machine ?-  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. fesS  in-Bratma-CTa-a'WiG'^^  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  T-im��-LiiTBTLiiii|^ija_'^.M___E��^<^  J. PIERCY & CO.,  25, 27, 20   YATES STREET,  VICTORIA,    ���    B,G  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing Manufacturers^  fc-VV':  kr.  '������...,. V  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  vA  KETTLE   RIVER MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the  Week  Ending May 17th. 1898.  May  11.  May Queen, Cation creek, Leonard Simpson.  Jewel, Canj-on creek, Ed. Kanei  May  12.  Double Standard, Central camp, Geo. R. Naden.  May 14.  Dewe3r, Providence camp, P. McBride.  Mona, Can3'on creek, H. D. Barnes.  Kaffir King-, Main Kettle river, H. D. Barnes.  Berlin, frac, Deadwood camp, II. D. Oliver and  S. M. Johnson.  Commander, Providence camp, P. McBride and  C. D. Campbell.  Admiral, Providence camp, C. D. Campbell.  Lucky Jay,  Trade. Dollar, Main Kettle river, V. R. Swauson  Barnato, "-. " " "  Silver Bell,    .  ���'*   .   " '"      -   *'   Jacob Peterson  Oro, Slcylark camp, A. H. Black.  Triumvirate, frac, Skylark camp, A. H. Black  and J. S. Birnie.  May 16.  Fitzliug*li Lee, Coppercamp, Frank Cloug*h.  ,  May  17..    ,  Trapper, Canyon creek,  J.  J.  Hibbard,  John  Frederickson and HVB.Thoeu.  Jig*, Midway, Ed. A.-Haiti.  Good Hopes, Smith's camp, William Miller.  Admiral Dewey, Long* Lake camp, F.McMaiin.  Certificates of Work.  ������ -."��� -...������. '   .May   11.  Wemite���J. B. Mitchell.  May 13.  Independence���Frank Beachem et al.  May 14.  Kimberley���Robert' Murray, et'al.  Goldfinch���C.W. H. Sansoni.  Echo���N. E.Peterson et al.  St. Geneva���J. J. Fitzg-erald et al.  Mag-netite���S. M. Johnson et al.  Revenue���J. H. Macfarlane et al.  Pioneer��� " "  May   16.  Young* Georg-e���Andrew Pog*g*e et al.  Carlotta���     ....        "... " "  Maple Leaf���W. J. Porter.  Sj'camore���Geo. Riter et al.  ' ' ��   Majr   17.  Belcher���John Frederickson et al.  Excelsior���J as. A. Stack.  Early Bird���G. M. Barrett.  Iroti.Kin^*���G. M. Barrett et al.    '  Iron Duke���      .".'      " "  Certificates of Improvement.  May 12.  Tunnel���L. M. McCarren.  Ma3^ 16.  New York���J. B. McArthur.  Transfers.  May   11.  Golden King*, Stiver King*, Gold Bar and  Gold  Dollar, y2 int., H. Fisher to I. H. Winter.  May  12.  Ivan hoe, all int., H. A. Ross to C. Mathieson.  Primrose, transfer bond, Boundary   Mines  Co.  to B. C. Copper Co.  May  14.  Quieti Sabe, ^_ int.,  H. L. Morgan to E. A. Bie-  lenberg*.  Silver Dollar, bond, Newman and  Peterson  to  A. H. Harrison. ' .  -  May 16.  Lyg*ia, lA int., W. H. Norris to J. Beckwith.  Fxcelsior, y2 int., J. M. McDonald to Beckwith.  Ladog*a, % int., Theo. Witte to W. M. Law.  C.   P.   R.   Activity.  Mr. H. McDonald, the C. P. R. general traffic and freight agent for the  Kootenay- and Boundary Creek district,  came in from Nelson on Wednesday.  Mr. McDonald is looking after the  freight business from Penticton in the  interests of "the company. Speaking  of railway construction into the district-.he corroborated the reports that  the bids for constructing the road between Robson and Midway were opened on the 15th inst., and wired to Montreal. Mr. McDonald also stated that  he saw a telegram from Vice-President  Sha'ughnessy in which the latter stated  that the railwa}' must be completed to  Midway   before   the   end  of   the j^ear.  That all arrangements must be made  with that end in view.-: Mr. McDonald  while here met Harry Rose, the freighter, and made arrangements with him  for the hauling of supplies for the construction gang which are to be placed  at the Boundary Creek end of the railway. A very large number of men  must necessarily be employed to complete 100 miles of difficult road within  the time contemplated.  Grand   Forks: Election.  Mr. Jeff Davis, a prominent merchant, was elected mayor of Grand  Porks by acclamation onTuesday last.  On the same day several candidates  were nominated for aldermen. The  election was held on Friday and Maurice O'Connor, E. A. Manly and Peter  McCallum were elected aldermen in  the North Ward while F.H. Knight,  M. D. White and J. W. Jones were  elected in the South Ward.  Mayor Davis paid a visit to Greenwood last week returning on Saturday.  He is probably the youngest chief  magistrate in the province.  Dominion Day Celebration.  Canada's national holiday will be  celebrated in Greenwood. ��� An active  committee has been appointed to make  all the necessary arrangements. The  committee follows : Messrs. C. Scott  Galloway, G. R. Naden, W. M. Law,  D. C- McRae, Geo. E. Seymour and  Geo. Miller. The usual programme of  sports will be provided. The prizes  will be well worth competing for.  Will Play at Midway.  The Greenwood Cricketers intend  going to Midway on May 24th, to play  a match with the Midway eleven. The  Greenwood players have had no team  practice, but not withstanding this  they expect to be victorious over the  home team. The Midway Club is pre-,  paring to entertain the visitors and  have invited the. Greenwood players to  bring- their lady friends with them.  Grand Forks, Carson and Nelson are  endeavoring to join forces in having a  four day celebration from July 1st to  July 4th, the celebration to begin at  Grand Forks on Dominion Day and  conclude in Nelson on July,4th.  ihi..tj-��v�� ������_i��i! 1  =wp**gwc_rgffwpg  Awarded  est Honors���World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.  A Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  2IJ EWE LED  --**mf  4$iiverwar��  ���-������I ���^~'*>  '-;��.fc  fixer f^\\ v?a..  ��.��  The Pioneer Jewelers,  GREENWOOD.;  ��� OK ELL c�� ���MORRI&::  FRUIT 4, PRESERVING ;'*��� COMPANY,  Victoria;    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF���  Candies,   Mincemeat^   Orange,   Citron  and Lemon Peels.    Preserves and      ���  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar.  We claim withoutexceptiott to make the  Purest  and   Best-Selling   Goods   in   Canada.  Established 1862.  ������^^SKWiw-'  Manufacturers of Furni^  ture, Upholstery, etc, $��  Importers of Crockery, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper,. Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throug*hout. All orders, 110  matter how larg-e, promptl}- filled, as we have  the  LARGEST STOCK IN THE PROVINCE.  Sit-  s&  '"if  Write us for Catalogue and Price List.  SI*    SI&    Sl&  VICTORIA,   B.C.  Financial and Insurance Agent  ', (rtofar-g (pufiftc *  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT   FOK  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The RoA-al Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.,  Dominion Building- & Loan Association.  APPRAISER  FOK  The Canada Permanent Loan & Saving's Co.  m  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKiunev,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For.cs.  Returning- leaves Grand 'Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except   Sunday for Greenwood  . and leaves Greenwood for Penticton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at L p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeng-ers and Express.  ���6��=' Will sell   througii  Tickets  to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  :���:*��� THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  GREENWOOD AMD  DISTRICT.  Jas. Fox returned from Republic on  Thursday.  D. W. and D. A. Holbrook returned  from Rossland on Thursday.  Mr. Tilly who is interested in the B.  C. mine left for England oh Thursday  last."   ' '  C. A. R. Eambly, gold commissioner,  Osoyoos, paid Greenwood a business  visit this week.  Hedley Chapman,  representing-  the  Ames  Holden  Co., paid  Greenwood a  ,, business visit this week. *  David Beath has gone up the West  Fork to do the assessment work on  some of his mining- property.  ' During- the heavy rain on Tuesday a  portion of the wagon road between Edwards' ferry and Grand Forks was  washed away.  James McQueen, manager of the  Grand Forks Mercantile Co., paid the  metropolis of Boundary Creek a visit  on Saturday last.  Thos. McDonnell and J. C. Haas,  M.E., went to McKiiiney this week to  expert some mining* properties owned  ���by Mr. McDonnell.  There are over a dozen freig-ht teams  on the road from Marcus with machinery for the Mother Lode, Stemwinder,  Brooklyn and Athelstan mines.  J. H. Sussriian, the C. P. R. mining-  expert, Mayor Wood and Aid. C. Scott  Galloway spent several days looking  at property in Central camp last week.  Eouis Bosshart has purchased a  portion of the Barbara mineral claim  from Rendell & Co. and is -"busy;- clearing- the ground. He will probably  bnild.  W. H. "Hicks, an old prospector, was  brought to the Greenwood hospital last  week suffering- from lung trouble. He  died on Monday last and was buried  on Tuesday.  Dr. Hatch who has been experting  the B.'C. mine in Summit camp returned to Greenwood on Thursday. He  intends also to examine the Monashee  mine, Cherry creek.  W. R. Murray, a prominent mining  man of Helena, Montana, paid Greenwood a brief visit last week. He expects to return to the district during  the summer to make investments.  The building used by R. M. McEn-  tire as a barber shop, and the lot upon  which it stands, has been sold by  Messrs. Ford and Frost to E. C. Cargill.    The consideration was $650.  Mr. E. A. Bielenberg returned on  Wednesday from Victoria where he  spent the last two months. Mr. Bielenberg intends working several of his  valuable mining- interests during the  coming summer.  Mr. S. B. Rickards, a brother of. W.:  B. Rickards, of Midway, spent several  days in the district last week. Mr.  Rickards resides in Vancouver and  took advantage of a holiday to visit  his brother and see the Boundary  Creek district.  Flour is daily advancing- and will  soon be out of sig*ht. Now is the time  to make a good buy. We- have just got  in. a car load, manufactured b\r the  Columbia Flouring- Mills Co. with the  latest improved machinery,���the Plansifter process Rex-dell & Co.  Rev. G: A. Wilson, of Vernon, and  Rev. Mr. Gandin, of Rossland, drove  in from Penticton on Thursday and  left the same day for Grand Forks.  Rev. Mr. Wilson will conduct the services in Rendell's hall on Sunday at  the usual hours.  Chas. Carlson was brought to the  Greenwood hospital from Wellington  camp this week, seriously ill. The doctors do not think he will recover. He  is a stranger in the district and about  50 years of age. Carlson is a member  of the Knights/of Pythias order.  Dr. Christie returned to Osoyoos on  Tuesday after having paid a hurried  visit to Grand Forks. During his visit to Grand Forks he discovered a very  bad case of glanders, the affected horse  belonging to Mr. Mitchell the freighter. Dr. Christie ordered the animal  destroyed.  D.W.Moore, the ore buyer for the  C. P. R. smelter at Trail, spent the  week examining properties in the district. His object is to acquire all possible information about Boundary  Creek ores with a view to ascertaining  the most profitable method for their  treatment. The Trail smelter will be  ready  for   business  about   the   1st of  July- : I  A  Mining   Sale.  Mr. J.. E. Edwards has sold another  group of West Fork properties to Aid.  E. S. Moulton Barrett. The sale includes Yz interest in the Old Kentucky,  l/i interest in the Silver King, ]/% interest in the Riley and l/i- interest in the  Independence. The consideration is  $2,500 cash. The claims are located  between James Creek and the , West  Fork. Aid. Barrett went up to examine the properties this week' and was  well pleased with his purchase. In all  probability Mr. Barrett will go to England shortly to place some of his mining- interests on the market.  Business Change,  I BEG to inform the public that I have leased  ury assa3' office to Mr. W. S. Keith, M.E.  All accounts due me should be paid before the  15th inst. Aii3r creditors should present their  accounts for pa3rment before the same date.  Thanking- the public for their liberal patronage, and bespeaking* for my successor the same  generous treatment,  J. P. HARLAN,  87 Assa3rer, Greenwood.  MISS   O.   MEDILL,  Dressmaking and Millinery Parlors.  Sample Hats, in the latest styles, will  arrive in a few da3rs.  COPPER STREET,   GREENWOOD.  APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that I intend to  apply to the License Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood, at their next sitting-, for  a transfer to E. Parry of the license now held  by me. to sell liquor by retail on the premises  known as the Imperial Hotel, lot 13, block 12,  in the Citv of Greenwood. S. L. GRAHAM.  Dated this 4th day of May, 1S9S. 87  A.l Cedar Shingles,   in  any  quantity,  for sale by  Boundary Creeli 3iiliing & Lumber Co.,  Gk HEX WOOD,   B. C.  *^:!^-^5��^__5��  5jJ^J_f-*  _C"V  SITTING of the County  Court of Yale  will be holden at  Grand Forks on Saturday, the 9th.  day of July, 1898,  At the hour of 11. o'clock in the forenoon.  S. R. ALMOND,  Government Office, !i      d.r.c.c.  Grand Forks, May ISth, 1898. 89-4  EDUCATION.  NOTICE is' hercl\v given that the annual  examination of candidates for certificates of qualification to teach in the public  schools of the Province will be held as follows,  commencing on Momlay, July 4th, 1898, at 8.45  a.m. :  Victoria ...In. South Park School Building*.  Vancouver..:..In Hig*h School Building*.  Kamloops In Public School Building*.  . Each applicantmust forward a notice, thirty,  da3's before the examination, stating* the class  and g-rade of certificate for which he will be a.  candidate, the optional subjects selected, and  at which of the above-named places he will  attend.  Every notice of intention to be  an  applicant  must be accompanied  with satisfactory  testimonials of moral character.  Candidates are notified that all of the above  requirements must be fulfilled before their application can be filed.  All candidates for First Class, Grade A, Certificates, including Graduates,  must attend in  Victoria to   take   the subjects prescribed  for  Juty 13th and 14th  i lists.,  aud  to undergo required oral examination.  S, D. POPE,  Superintendent of Education-.  Education Office, '  Victoria, B.C., Mav 4th; 1898. 88-4  LICENSING    COURT.  NOTICE.  SITTINGS of the Licensing* Court for the  southern portion of the OS03-00S Division  of Yale District will be holden at Oso\oos and  Midway  On Wednesday, June 15th, 1898,  At Eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Government Office, s.m.  Osoyoos, B.C., May 15th, 1898. 89-4  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers.  ��*  Q 361 Broadway, j  "Branch Office. 625 F St.. Washington, D. C.  APPLICATION FOR  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend to  apply at the next sitting of the Licensing  Court to beholden at the City of Greenwood on .  Wednesday, the Pth dav of" June, 189P, for a ]  transfer to H. McKee of the license row held  bv me. to sell spirituous and fermented liquors  by retail upon ihe. premises known as the Commercial IIo'ol, Copper streel, sin-a-e upon lot S.  in block 5. in the Citv of Greenwood.  D. R. CAMPBELL.  Dated this 4ih dav of May, A.D. 1893. S7 J  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  S:x~k\.  - J'J-  Boundary Falls Townsite.  In all probability the Boundary Falls  townsite, owned by- Messrs. McCarren  and Lambly, will change hands in a  few days.' Mr. Lambty, when seen regarding the sale, stated that they had  an offer from the Milburn syndicate,  but that the deal was not completed.  Mr. Hankey, of Nelson, representing  the syndicate, was in Greenwood on  Thursday and discussed the matter  with Messrs. McCarren and Lambly.  The townsite is 320 acres, known as  the McCarren pre-emption. The Boundary Falls water-power is also claimed  by Messrs. Lambly and McCarren under an old record and one secured in  January, '97. The Greenwood Water  Power Co. has also a record for Boundary falls. ' 0  A Prominent Oddfellow.  E- C. Davison, of Kamloops, was  among the visitors to Green wood this  week. Mr. Davison represents the  Kamloops Cigar Factory, Hutchison &  Riley, harness makers, Calgary, and  a Hanover furniture firm. Mr. Davison is Grand Warden of I.O.O.F. and  is officially visiting the lodges in the  towns he visits. He went oyer to  Grand Forks yesterday, and will return to Greenwood to-day. A special  meeting of Boundary Valley Lodge,  I.O.O.F., will be held this evening for  the purpose of meeting Mr. Davison.  All members of the lodge and visiting  .brethren are urgently requested to be  present.       <���:,;   Supplementary Estimates.      >,  The   supplementary   estimates  presented to the legislature last week add  $550,940'/to the ordinary estimates.    Of  .   this amount $440,402 is to be expended  before the end of June  this  year,   and  $44,248 is to make good sums of money  expended by the government  without  authority   from   the  legislature.    The  ..snpplementaries are prepared for election purposes.    East Yale  fares  well :  Vernon  gets  $12,000   for   a   new  jail ;  oFairview will receive $500 for its   hospital; a new school   is   to  be  built   at  ���Okanagan  Falls,   to   cost   $700;   also  schools at Mara   and  Lumby  costing  the same figure.  Greenwood gets nothing. The Greenwood hospital must struggle along*  another year without assistance. The  Grand Forks fire department will receive $300 ; the Greenwood fire department will receive nothing. There is  plenty of money for roads throughout  all portions of the province excepting  Boundary Creek.  Hotel Arrivals.  The following were the arrivals at  the International hotel during the  week :  S. B. Rickards, W. B. Rickards, J.  McNicol, E. Jacobs, Midway; Geo.  ���Cattanach, G. Eutis, Rossland ; P.  Mulcahy, M. Morriarty, Colusa: S.  Breslauer, A. K. Stuart, R. M. McEn-  tire, Geo. Guess, City; E. Turtrove,  P. E. I.; E- M. E. Munns, London ; M.  .McLean, Stemwinder.  \ m  1^4 4 4 4 4 44* 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44 4 4 4 4 4 4* 4 4k  THE "^ ���"*  *|��  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured by the " Lion Brewery Company, Ltd.,"  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.    ������'&.'���;  *  ���-���hAjrf������Li���Xil-  Leave your order with  A.   PISH ER,  Columbian Steam Bottling .Works, near tlie Saw Mill, Greenwood  I!  II  11  Wholseale and Retail-Dealers in  FRESH   AND   SAINTED   MEATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD,   Etc. : : :  GREENWOOD. GRAND PORKS, & AUDWAy!  :.!  ft  5 I  '���*' I  .   J  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  LS,  Stamp'Mills  Compressors,  Drills,  Hose,  Oils & Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c,  STOCK     ON     HAND     AT     ROSSLAND.  o     ��  ��      o      ��  a     o  _     o  Till CO,  F.   R.   MENDENHAL.L,   Agent,   Spokane  and   Rossland.  U-ggrrtB vammwrvr w��t<*iwo~w>~i  ���jnfiHniuwrcii~tn'hHr^'" -"tri ������ iT,r*-,'T-ri'rirTJ-'"1 - '"^*^���-*****'**^a3-!m*iAT*nKr*rTKacnm^aa  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY S. KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors.  tm. t.*:>-��'.'."ZjiA,f.'.':'~.'!.'*'.i"A*_i:T  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ��� wjHj.','��r.'-.' .._*!ut..^���.���   -i.i-��-a^-..._Lj_j_-T3~  ��__Be_  _"^_w_______j'.u���tuw_waciJ_iJ*.u~ii^ i  �����:*<��*>-��-<o>-o-��o>'*-��c>-o-<i6>.��^*^o-��F>.e<c*o-4e>fflye>-9-<��'-���������-_-<'?  e  0  ���  0  _  T  ��  O  EDWARDS'  Copper Street, Greenwood,  e  A  II  3 ���"..'"������  ��� ��  A  O  T  ��  A  C*  V  ���  A  r  0  A  ft  T  O  A  I*  V  o  A  0  ��  O  A  O  T  O  A  ev  T  2  a  T  o  A  O'  v  2  e  A  a  *>..-  W  A      T  |   _   All kinds of Photographic Work at  Moderate Prices. -  a  ��� T  O  A  Ev(,;r3' Photo guaranteed to grive  Satisfaction.  -Sli-  '"if  E. J.������EDWARDS,  Greenwood,  B.C.  y  Q  A  ��  y  A  ��  ���r  o  ��� A :  O  T  O  A  r>  Y  o  A  e  T  e  A  0  Y  0  V  o  A  e  v  0  A  ��� ���  Y,  *-m~t<B*-o*&t~m-*a>-0-<i*G'tQ>*O'*b��*<s-����>**-��*>-G-<a>^-<o>-&*it*-O'*o*-9M  PUBLISHED  BY  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross....................... ....:.. Editor.  W. J. Harber .Manager.  Advertising* Rales a';e One  Dollar per inch:  per month.    Legal notices,.10c. and ��c. per line.  No ���" quack "or   remedy   ads.   inserted  at any  price.   Subscriptions are due in advance ; other  accounts paj'able monthly.  Address all communications to ,  The Times,  Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, S2.00 per Year, in Advance.  SATURDAY,  MAY 31, 1898.  0 >-e^e)>-e-4CKO-<oi>-o^o>>0.'<o^0-4C9>-e-40'��0-4eo>e-4eKe-4e>-0-<6��-o-4f ���  !A bine pencil mark in this space indi- ��  cates that your Subscription is due:.... J  A>-a->o>-o-4e>-��'40'��-o-4C''-a-4ett-e-<c93 ���o-*��*-o<c>-exat^o-<vi'@-*e>-o-<t m  THE   FACTS   OF   THE   CASE.  In the " Semi-Weekly World " of May  13th appears certain correspondence  under date *��� Grand Forks, B.C., May  13th." The correspondence never came  from Grand Forks. It was written in  the World office by J. C. McEatrari.  When Mr. McL^agan deems it necessary  to reply to criticisms of the course pursued by, himself and his paper, he does  not do so in the usual editorial way.  He knows too well that the public do  not attach any importance t) his utterances. He attempts to borrow respectability 03'. writing" anonymous correspondence. Some time ago Mr. Mc-  L/ag-an maligned a prominent Victoria  politician in a simila- way. Too cowardly to attack him openly, he launched forth, his coarse abuse, under .cover  of Viitoria correspondence written in  the World's oilice.  His references to myself acting in  the capacity of one of the Boundary  Creek delegates to Ottawa, would pass  unnoticed were it not for the fact that  he has seen fit to state " that the people of Spokane and other towns across  the l.orcier wer-t ch-wn in their pockets  pretty deeply in. ord.-rto irh'ikenp what  i .bi'ir push fund, 'v to  \V'  ca'led liore  be. handled by the a fons ��� id delegate  and Mr. 'Cor bin's satellites." That  statement is deliberatel3r and wilfully  false. Not one dollar of Spokane  money nor money from any other  American city was handled by myself.  The people of Boundary Creek district  contributed sufficient to pay the legitimate expenses of my trip to Ottawa,  and no more. My time was freel3'  irivcu in the effort to securing for the  district   speedy    railway    communica  tion. During 1113-- absence I paid $239  in salaries to substitutes. Outside the  money' contributed by the people of  -, Boundary Creek district no one donated  a dollar towards my expenses. No one  promised- me "big things should the  scheme go through." I was promised  nothing. I did " expect a considerable  competency ; out of the affair." Eike  every one else interested in Boundary  Creek district, I fully expected to make  considerable nioney in a legitimate  business wa3r: in the event of the Corbin .railway'- being built into the district. Owing to the action of certain  individuals on the Coast who answered  the lash of those at whose trouerh  the3r feed and owing to other influences  the charter was not crranted'.  0 Mr. Mcl^agaii in his Grand Forks  correspondence makes a sneering reference to " my otherwise very depleted  pockets."    I am not rich, it is true, but  1 never found it necessary to do business in the name of another in order to  escape importunate creditors nor did I  attempt to replenish my pockets at the  expense of unfortunately delinquent  taxpayers. I have never swallowed  my convictions in order to secure government patronage nor turned traitor  to those of the same political faith as  myself in order   to be  on   the winning  side.  I .may not be "judicious nor possessed of any too much common sense,"  but I have sufficient capacity to learn  the lessons that experience teaches  and I know that it is neither.p_opular  nor profitable to act the> journalistic  mountebank nor the political scavenger.  ������-  Mr. McL/agan echoes the   falsehoods  of Mclnries aud Maxwell and the rest  of the gang who attempted to damn  the future of Bounda^ Creek by stating that this section (Boundary Creek)  is largely American. There is a comparatively larger percentag-e of British  subjects in Boundary Creek district  than in the city of Vancouver.  The other paragraphs in the correspondence which were added to give it a  genuine appearance are as misleading  as the references to myself. Fig-hting  McL/agan is like fighting- a. chimney  sweep ; whether one wins or loses, one  is going to be blackened but I could not  remain silent after being charged with  receivin_f America 11 money for a serv-  ice performed in the interests of Boundary Creek district at considerable expense and inconvenien *e to myself.  Duncan Ross.  Eee Davenport, the C. P.'R. smelter  man was examining North Fork properties this week.  lank. Books.  Letter Presses.  Office 'Supplies"  Draftsmen's-Supplies, etc.  We carry Every thing in our Hue.  SMITH & McRAE,.  Books, Stationery, W-ill Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD  B.C.  ��� ��'���' H.   HALLETT,  _ ���  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,   B.O.  P?ORBES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Eugiueers,  rotnnct&f IL&nb Jlutftegot  AND  CIVII/ENGINEER,     .  Qrtofarg (puSUc��� midway;  b. c.  JOHN   A.  CORYELL,   a.m., b.c.a.  Cttnf (Snstneer,  Provincial Land Surveyor and Draughtsman.  Irrig-ation Projects, Engineering' and Survey,  Work, with, plans and Estimates in any portion  of the province, immediately attendedto.    .  Maps and Plans of ai-13' portion of Osoj-oos  district and mining* camps of Kettle River Mining- Division.  Residence   -   -   MIDWAY.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  '���(ftofarg $)��8nc, Quinines (gtcjenf  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office :���Camp McKinney.0  N _;���Some   valuable   Mining-    Properties  in  Camp McKitiney and vicinit}' for disposal.  G.   A.  GUESS, M.A.  H.. A.   GUESS,   M.A..  Asssayers L Chemists.  Thorong-hly familiar with Boundarj^ Creek  and Fairview mininy districts. Properties  examined, assays and analyses of ores, fuels,  furnace products, etc. :  Greenwood, B. C.  QMARLES AE. SHAW,  Givil    Engineer,.     /  �����omtnton arib  (prot)ittcia*f &a\it> ^ttr^e^or.  GREENWOOD,      -       B. C.  EITH,  SUCCESSOR  TO  d.   P.   HARLAN,     ,:J��;ASSAYER^  greenwood'   -   ���-���'.  B. c.  0  U)  (C  u  CD  J_    '  i��  O  Ul  CD  0  -H  crj  m  "  Cl  -a  5  c  n  crj  c\  en  <r  K  CQ  c  o  T_  <U  +�����  ..    V.  o  (3.  4>  (S  T��  CO      Rj  O   o  4-,   .5  0 S  5.H  o '-  __ fcfi  o*>   cS     r;  X  ^W     so  r_   ..    'i ~  [t���Jfv, 3  K$     CO  K .0*  <_   w  -*      __  C  '>>  on  en  <  RJ5_  ���<  5 (15  2o  W. B. RlCKAKDS.  S. Benerman.  MIDWAY,   B.C.,  tntng  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  EutotfeBtrofterfi m  m  .���ft.  Correspondence Solicited.  A  /00D HOSPITAL.   *lfe   "if rmj?: -*'��  TTER MAY 1st, 1898, TICKETS OF'ra  _/"_ Admission for ordinary hospital treat-iK'*'-���J*^'  nient mav be oblaiMed at Hie. Greenwood Hos- |';?,',;Ci  pitalatthe rale of Two Dollars, a mouth or^gj^i^  Twcntv Dollars'per auhuin. ���  R.   W.   JAKES,   M.D., CM.  L I-- At .    j THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  '���i  4  (gtnb  tfflfyofcztxfoxB of T3?me0, Jitter* anb C^tr^  o  COPPER  STREET  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  ���hi  v  11 .s  -II  The Greenwood City MercanOTI/B Co. lias been appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN FLOUR MILL CO.'S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you .will, use no other. Their  brands are '" Hungarian," UXXXX," " Strong Bakers', ':' ''Economy,''  and ' * Superfine. " The flour is made from 'wheat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made bjr the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour Mill   Co. 's  Flour  is  THE  BEST !  i ���).  - r i  !���������������!  "j    !  ;   \  ���ffliif Hi]r,',r'ir,i_i,fliiri,LnfTi  THE   BIDS   WERE   OPENED.  A dispatch to the Spokesman-Review  under date of May 16th, states that  " the Canadian Pacific Railway Company is actively pushing the extension  into the Boundary country. Bids were  opened at the general offices of the  Columbia & Western here today for the  building of this extension from Robson into the Boundary district. The  line will be 100 miles in length, the  estimated cost is $3,000,000. The bids  were wired to Montreal, to the head  offices of the Canadian Pacific railway.  The contract may not be let before  June 1.  It is not generally known that the  Canadian Pacific railway has not publicly called for bids for this work, but  had asked several responsible contractors to offer estimates.  A number of the contractors have  arrived in town, having- come in over  the proposed line to familiarize themselves with the work, so that they  could  bid   intelligently.    McKenzie &  Mann, Boomer, Winters & Parsons,  W. R. McFrawe, James Poupaw, P.  Ivarson and other well known contractors have been in Trail and have submitted bids.  The  company  evidently  expects  to  push this work to an immediate finish,  as the offices at this place  are crowded  with engineers  preparing  plans   and  arranging details.  The road will connect with   the C. &  W. at Robson, thence up the lower  Arrow lake to Dog creek, up this stream .  to McCreapass, thence down McCrea  creek to Christina lake to Cascade  City; along Kettle river to Grand  Forks, up the North Fork and Brown's  creek to Eholt pass, down "10holt creek  to Boundary creek and through Greenwood, Anaconda, and Boundary Falls  to Midway. This 100 miles of road  will be something of a record-breaker,  as it is proposed to have it completed  before the close of the present year.  The line is most difficult, filled with  engineering problems, much tunneling  and  costly   bridging,   necessitating  a  great outlay of money. Vice-President Shaughnessey, of the Canadian  Pacific railway, will be in Trail early  in June to definitely settle many important points of railroad work.  The plans and specifications are  complete for a change of the narrow  gauge between Trail and Rossland to  standard gauge. The Tiger switchback will be removed, the grade lessened and curves eased considerably.  The estimate of the cost of the work is  $100,000. It is not * postively known  when the reconstruction work will be-  gm. ...   Returned   From   England.  Mr. B. M. 10. Munns of the Recordia  Syndicate returned from 'London on  Wednesday last. He reports that a  great deal of interest is being taken in  British Columbia mining properties in  London but that the general mining  market is very'dull at present. Work  will not be resumed on the Anaconda  mine for some time. THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  pi iMmm* f��riii-iM'il ���   ���������! ���-II I  A   $27,000   Payment.  Yesterday in Mr. Hallett's office, Mr.  A; H. Harrison acting-  for  the  syndicate contro.lirig the B.C. mine in Summit .'camp,   paid,  over    to   John     W.  Keoug-h   & Sons,   the sum  of   $27,000.  This is the largest individual pa}rment  ever made in Greenwood  with  respect  to Boundary Creek mining- properties.  The B. C.   was  bonded nine months  ag-o for $60,000.    It was then a prospect  but the indications were  so   encou'rag-  ing that Mr.   Harrison   had  no hesitation in giving- the bond at that figure.  He at once went to work to develop the  property.    A steam plant was secured,  a shaft sunk 160 feet.    About 400 feet  of drifting-was carried out on the upper  level and 100 feet  on the   lower   level.  The development was in ore nearly the  whole of the time with   the   result that  there   is     now    1200   tons     of    high  grade    copper     ore     on    the     dump.  The  first paj'ment  on   the  bond   was  made six months ag*o.    Before making  the $27,000 payment  the B. C. was ex-  perted by Dr. Hatch, ah IDnglish  mining-engineer of long-experience.    That  the payment has been made is the best  evidence that the property is anything-  but a disappointment to the syndicate.  The deal was  arranged  by  G. H. Collins who secures a 10 per cent, commission.  The history of the B. C. has been  told so frequently that it is unnecessary to repeat it. Messrs. Keough &  Sons have made a snug-fortune out of  what wasa mere prospect a year ag-o.  An   Improved  Mail  Service.  Messrs. W. J. Snodgrass & Sons  have established a daily stage line between Grand Forks and are carrying  the mails both ways daily. As Messrs.  Snodgrass &l Sons have already demonstrated that ��� they know how a stage  line should be conducted there is some  assurance that the service from Greenwood to Grand Forks will be better  than in the past. Mr. W. J. ��?nodgrass  came over from Okanag-an Falls on  Sunday and spent several days at  Grand Forks. Four powerful horses  capable of hauling the stage over the  mountain at a good rate of speed were  brought from Penticton for the Grand  Forks line.  Corbin's  Charter.  With characteristic modesty' some of  the provincial papers inveigh bitterly  against the granting of the Kettle  River Railway charter. For ourselves,  we do not mind who constructs that or  any other road, so long as the way is  opened for British capital, and a fair  field and no favor shown to all comers.  Obviously we here are as vitally interested in securing an all-Canadian route  to the Klondyke as seeing the Bound-  ar3r Creek district developed, if possible, by Anglo-Canadian enterprise.  We, are, of course, open to be convinced that the more important, because  permanent, traffic of Kootenay will be  impaired, since Mr. D. C. Corbin has  secured his charter, or  that  the Victo  ria, Vancouver & Eastern, as projected  bjr the C. P. R., or under its auspices*  would only accentuate the monopolistic tendenc3' of this company.--British  Columbia Review, L,ondon, Fng.  POLITICAL   NOTES.  The Turner government is placing  independent candidates in the field  where government candidates have no  chance of being elected.  It is now reported that W., W. B. Mc-  Innes intends running in Coniox as an  independent.  Hon. C. E. Pooley and W. F. , Bullen  will be the government candidates in  Ksquimalt district. D. W. Higgins  will probably run for the same constituency.  Mr. Justice Walkem has been appointed a royal commissioner to enquire into the charges made against  the Lands and Works department by  the Victoria Times.  J. B.Kennedy, M.P.P., has decided  to retire from politics and devote his  whole attention, to business. J. , G.  Brown will be his successor in New  Westminster.  Richard McBride, a New Westminster lawyer, will oppose G. B. Sword in  Dewdnev.  NOTES.  J. C. Olson returned from the West  Fork this week.  The provincial legislature was probably prorogue:! yesterday.  Duncan F. Mcintosh, of the Winnipeg mine was in the city on Thursday.  J. W. Frost has just finished the  assessment on a claim in Deadwood  camp. ��  J. P. Harlan andE. C. Brown intend  leaving- on a prospecting tour next  week. .���.')-'  Malcolm McCuaig of Rock Creek  was a passenger on yesterday's Penticton stage.  The baseball grounds are about, completed. A match will be played on  May 24th.  The boiler and smoke-stack for the  Mother T_,odewas hauled to the c"mine  yesterday.  W. Y. Williams, superintendent of  the Old Ironsides mine, returned from  Spokane yesterda3r.  Fred Hilbert arrived from. Spokane  this week, to accept a position in  Ford's tonsorial establishment.  W. F. Honey, secretary-treasurer of  the Winnipeg Co., has gone to Spokane  to meet his family. He will return  next week.  The Cariboo Gold Mining & Milling  .Company operating the Cariboo 'mine  in Camp McKinney has declared a dividend of $16,000. This is the 18th dividend paid by the company and makes  a total of $204,965.  A report comes from Vancouver that  Messrs. Hutchinson & Rilev, of Calga-  ry, recently'" sold 140 sets of harness to  a' Vancouver firm. The entire order  goes to McKenzie & Mann for use in  the construction of the railway from  Penticton to Boundary Creek.  Hon.Wm. Fwart Gladstone, Britain's  Grand Old Man,  died 3resterday morn  ing.  GRAND SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL   ACCOMMODATIONS.      ...  OCEAN     TO     OOEAN  Without cliang-c of Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  consisting- of palace  dining- cars, eleg-ant  tourist cars  and free  Solid vestibule trains,  sleeping- cars, luxurious  day coaches, mag-nificeut  colonist sleepers.  The only line running- throug-h tourist  from the coast  (       WINNIPEG,  MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,   ,  WITHOUT    CHANGE/  TO  }  Lowest rates to |}  and from  J  Via all Atlantic  Steamship lines  Canadian Pacific Ry. Co.'s  Royal Mail SS. Line to Japan and China  These twin-screw steamers are in every respect superior to^any ships that have yet sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via anv other Trans-Patific line.  'Af  Slk  Canadian-Australian Steamer Ljne  ���to��� '  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every -voyage.  For.time tables, pamphlets, or any information, call on or address  H. S. SCADDING, E.  J.   COYLE,  Agent, Dist. Pass. Agent,  PENTICTON.. VANCOUVER.  RAILWAY  NELSON ^ FORT SHEPPARD,  ID Milium.  The  only  All  Rail  Route,   without  Change of Cars, between  s  s  ELSON  Also between Rossland and Nelson.  Sit-      Sic     SI*-  '*!<? '"I? '"!<?  Going-.North  12.49 p.m.  mm  l   Going South  10.51 a.m.  Close connections  at  Kelson   with   Steamers  for Kaxlo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passi'iijrers for Kettle. River and Boundary'  Creek connect at Bossburg- with dail}- stag-es.  _jw_~.��_csi*j).��*ix��a��.'��:w��fi3���ar_xajic_t_ske__������������(-  THISTLE  Is the Eest Scotch Whisky  ���AXD���  EAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  sole agents  R.   P.   RlTHET  &   Co.   Ltd.  VICTORIA     B.C.  r,��_JK.  B-i - t "jr.  ���fafcfc  I  _i- 1 "���  ft.. ':>:���'���  5 .      -���*-  if'  -A  1.* if  i  THE   BOUNDARY,'. CREEK   TIMES.  A'' ^  g-gt=raoa^,jn-_^igagi.C3WK;rart��.c��.-*>?�� -.*--Er>.:^��_i_ar��raiMJ  A   Modest   Request.  The committee appointed to write to  the Vernon & Nelson Telephone Co.,  regarding securing a connection here,  have received a rep^y to their communication. It is from Mr. Salisbury the  manager of the company and suggests  that the company would be willing to  extend the line to this city if the citizens of Greenwood would clear the  right of way between Grand Forks and  Greenwood, and erect the poles. The  Vernon & Nelson Telephone Company  is-anything.but .modest. It asks the  citizens of Greenwood to bonus them  to the extent of nearly '$3,000 to build  its line to this city. In order to secure  a telephone line Greenwood would be  , willing to contribute a reasonable bonus. It is rather remarkable that the  company did not ask Greenwood to  buy the wire and string it.  A letter from W. B. Aris to W. T.  Smith throws considerable light on  this question. Mr. Aris is the manager of the Spokane & British Columbia  Telephone Company. His company  has already a wire into Republic and  is now busy running, its line from Bossburg to Cascade City. Here they must  leave Canada for the Canadians. Mr.  Aris, however, is a compassionate  gentleman and he has made arrangements to furnish the denizens of Grand  Forks and Greenwood with the advantages of telephone communication. He  entered into a contract with the Vernon  & Nelson Telephone Co., a Canadian  institution, ������ .to1 extend the American  telephone system from the international boundary line to (Grand Forks  and Greenwood. Mr. Aris stated in  his letter that if Greenwood were on  the American side of the line his company would have had a line there by  this time but the Canadian company  being slower going than the American  the contract allows them until the 1st  of July to have the telephone line in  Greenwood.  Now if the Vernon & Nelson Company has entered into such a contract  its gall in asking the citizens of Greenwood to clear the right Of way and  erect the poles is positively amusing.^  The Greenwood people would be almost  as extravagant as the Turner government if it heavily bonussed a company  to do what it contracted to do without  any reference to a bonus.  An   Important   Deal.  Mr. D. A. Holbrook while in Rossland sold a large block of shares in the  Boundai-y Creek M. & M. Co., to an  English Syndicate. The syndicate by  the terms of the deal will have a controlling interest in the company. The  first cash payment has been made and  the properties owned by the company  will be thorougiily developed. The B.  C. M..& M. Co. own 14 claims in. Providence camp. With a larg-e amount of  money in the treasury- for development  and a number of very promising claims  the future of this company' is now very  bright. It is expected that a representative of the syndicate will be in the  district shortly.  To a Business  ��   ��  _.   ��   �����  A Typewriter is a Necessity.  It pays to buy the Best.  6 6  4  Has many points of superiority  ,QAnd is fully GUARANTEED.  THE    PRICE    IS    $eO    CASH.  ���Jte.      ���He.      -v/-  ���: ���*;������*���   ,'iV    '"l?  For circulars and testimonials address  THOMSON./- STATIONERY  CO.  Ag-ents for British Columbia,  VANCOUVER  AND   NELSON,   B.C..   SI'-:   The EMPIRE is manufactured by  THE WILLIAMS MAKD.F'G CO., Ltd.,  MONTREAL,    P. Q.  Manufacturers  of the celebrated  New Williams Sewing- Machine.      (  Ag-ents'Wanted.  ���fyr    '���������'' ''"' San Francisco.   M\  \0. Coi-si(Ter���if yon can keep the wet out    ml  I,? of your rule it will no trusniuxfreeze. Only    ��p  | Marl In Repeaters f  .\% have Solid Tops, sh_<Minj? water lilcea     $H  \M .duck'.s o..<���.���:.   uai*1 i.-pua,;_���<;.<;/��� (just out)     ,fj>;  j._-_| tells all about them.    Up-to-date in for- ;b/:  '\a madon ;!������"��:.�� ]"> .���.'ii_.-'..1>j':h,.Ic and smoke- ..)(�����  i, less;  pi*oi>_r  sizes,  quantities,   how  to )'m  \'tf Ion I; liaiii..������"!.���! ot ImkioIs, lead, ailoyed, j-',^.  !.:??������ jai-.i-.ctv'd, sofr-nosed.   mushroom,  ole; '���"v-  ��� ������ \7 l]-;i.ie;:to:'ios, velocities, iieuerra.tioiis. All ���;,..  1 (���> ca!i'.)r<;s^-J !0'j."��; how to c:j.r<* for arms and vf  ��� '/': 1 .'��� ���) "t;i"r 1 viii'rs, hiCiiHliii',' iioMi1,' trade t'k-  1   '-/ f .���-.���/els n-r.-yc heJore tdvea t ���> t'H:_ni!di:-\ j*$  ['    ��� / ���'' '<������/'{' ���'<��� '/������'/>'������'.���/'/ t'-'.uiyi J\>r yxixtar/r to \ Vy  :      ' '.   ' r.,\ ...j r..^::r,;ij Co., r.v/ l.::vcn, C:. ��f\  I      '     ' :���'���'���"'��� ;������'"'���' .'':<^'v^v;fth^^#��f^;|gr;|  CERTIFICATE OF THE   RKGISTRATlON OF  AN EXTRA-P'ROVIXCIAL COMPANY.  "* Companies' Act, 18'/7."  THE   BRITISH   COLUMBIA   COPPER   COMPANY,   Limited.  I  Registered the 26th day'of April, 1S9S.  HEREBY CERTIFY that  I   have this day  reg-istered "The British Columbia  Copper  Conipain-, Limited," as an Extra-Provincial  Company under the ���' Companies' Act, 1897," to  carry out or effect all or any of the objects  hereinafter sei forth, to which the legislative  authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the company is situate in  the  Citv  of New   York,   State "of  New  York.  u.s.A..; ���  The amount of the capital of the company is  one million dollars, divided into two hundred  thousand shares of five dollars each.  The head office of the company- in this Province is situate at Anaconda, and Frederick  Keffer, mining- engineer, whose address is Anar  conda aforesaid, is the attorney for the company.  Tne objects for which the company has been  established are :  For the purpose of acquiring-, -bypurchase,  lease, or otherwise, minerallands and   mineral  rig-hts, including-g-old, silver, copper and other,  minerals (except coal), and an}- and evety other  form and kind of mineral lauds, and  lands, estates and properties of an3r tenure  whatsoever,  in either or all of the States and Territories of  the United States of America, the Dominion of  Canada, the Province of British  Columbia, or  any or either one o'f the Provinces of British  North America ; and to hold, improve, develop,  convey, lease, sell, dispose of or  mortg*ag*e all  the same, or any part or parts  thereof ; to purchase or otherwise acquire, and to sell,  dispose  of and deal in and with mines,   mining* properties, mining*, claims,  mining-  rig-hts,  smelters,  mills, plants and machinery or "works  for the  treatment of ores and minerals, and all grants  and undertaking's connected therewith ; and to  buy, treat and  sell ores and- minerals of atty  kiud or description ; to acquire the holding's or  lien of aujr corporation or individual owning* or  holding- mining- or other property necessaiwfor  the objects and  business of the compaii}' ; to  ,  discover, lay out and  locate,  take on  lease or  bond, or otherwise acquire and  develop,  manage, improve and operate mines, mining* claims,  tunnels, mill sites, furnace sites, water  rig-hts,  mills, plants,  machinery or works,  and such  and atty other estates and interest as are necessary and expedient for the interests of the company ;  to join  with or consolidate with, any  person, firm or corporation for  the  purpose of  prospecting*, locating, laying* out,  developing-,  improving-and operating* any mine or mining-  property ;   to acquire,  by  purchase or otherwise, build, construct,  equip,  maintain,  work,  manag-e,  carry   out  or control   the  necessary  railway and railroad facilities,  branches, sid-  ing-s   and   bridg*es,   reservoirs,   water-courses,,  manufactories, saw-mills, artificial and natural  ligiitiug- and power-plants, warehouses,  shops,,  stores and other works, plants and coveuiences  that are necessaty, and that seem calculated to  inure to the benefit of and advance the interests  of.the company, and'to sell, lease or otherwise  dispose of all or any part or interest in  any  or  all of the properties,  rig-hts or  interests  that  .may be so acquired by the company,  as above  set forth or relating* thereto,  and  generally, to  eug*ag*e in .any and  all   lawful business  necessary or convenient in connection with the business of thexompaity, and for the  purposes  appertaining* thereto, and any aud  every  act or  acts, thing* or thing-s incident  to,   growing  out  of, or connected with said business! or any part  or.parts thereof ; to purchase and  sell shares  of the capital stock and  mortg*ag-e bonds and  other evidences of indebtedness  of other corporations, and to purchase and sell the bonds,  deeds and notes, and other evidences of indebtedness of individuals and  firms, audio  negotiate for and borrow all  money   necessary for  the conduct of the business of the company by  boncl or other evidences of indebtedness therefor, asmay be uecessaty for the proper conduct  and operation of the business of the company ;  to acquire a domicile, aud conduct a 113' or all of  its business, in   the Dominion  of  Canada,  the  Province of British Columbia, or any or either  one of the other Provinces of British North  America.  Given under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  twenty-sixth da%' of April, one thousand eigiit  hundred and uinetv-eigiit.  [L.s.] " S. Y. WOOTTON,  S7-4 Registrar of Joint Stock Companies,  THE EVERETT & SPOKANE MINING-  Companv hereby revokes the appointment as Attorney for this Company of D. A-  Holbrook at Greenwood, B.C., made 011.the 8th  da\r of March, 189S, and instead thereof hereb3'  nominates and appoints George Arthur Rendell, merchant, of Greenwood City, Yale district, Province of British Columbia, to be their  resident atreut and attornev.  Attest:" 'E. MARLTON,  T. W. GiLLiiTTK, President-  Secrctarv.  April 9th, 1898. " ��� '   85  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements-  NOTICE.  GREYHOUND Mineral Claim, silualc in the  Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located :  In Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, W. J. Harris, free miner's certificate, No. 79,645, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining* Recorder for a certi licale 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 11th clay of April, 1S9S. S4  I     t  ���A iiWj/Xah lo��tK>i��i,.-,ow. -r&~tsM4&.  " K i'.?.:.--] _-'.'- M .' 1^!" " "��� ^^'l,I_giJ!SS7JX-S.JCi "?.*'__!:- ' *!"J  THE   B O-U N DA R Y   C R E E K   TIM E S,  SHIFTING   THE   RESPONSIBILITY.  The provincial government, not satisfied with allowing the residents of  Boundary Creek district to pay for  public improvements while contributing extensively to the provincial exchequer, are now showing a determination to make the City of Greenwood  shoulder the responsibility for the care  of the indigent sick residing outside  1 the city limits.  Some four weeks ago, an unfortunate miner seriously ill was brought  to Greenwood from Wellington camp.  He had no means to procure medical  relief and the City Board of Health  rather than see him die uncared for  ordered his removal to the hospital.  ..������' Mayor Wood wrote to W. G. McMynn  regarding the case and he forwarded  the Mayor's letter to the government  agent at Vernon. The following reply  was received :  ��� Dear Sir .:���Referring to your letter  of the 25th ult., I beg to.say.thatT.'am  in receipt of a reply from Mr. Norris,  in which he says " that from the facts  as submitted by Mr. Wood, I --gather ���  that the man was living in Greenwood  at the time he was. taken charge of. by  the city authorities, in which case under section 66 of the Municipal Clauses  Act the city council should make suitable provision for his relief."  W. G. McMynn.  Mr. Norris' reference to Section 66 of  the Municipal Clauses Act was scarcely  called for. The members of the council are .as familiar with the section as  he is. It states " that it shall be the  duty of every city municipality whether  created under any general act for the  time being in force or any special act,  to make suitable provision for its poor  and destitute." The council do not  , wish to escape the responsibility thrown  upon them by that section, but no one  other than an officer of the Turner  government would suggest that a sick  man brought from a mining camp  eight miles distant and left in a public  house, properly belonged to the city's  poor or destitute. If such a liberal  construction is to be placed on the section, the city must make suitable provision for the poor and destitute of the  entire district. There is no machinery  whereby the city can prevent indigent  sick being brought in from outside districts and left, to die in 1he city unless  the humane instincts of the authorities  force them into making provision for  their relief. .  Greenwood is quite willing and quite  able to provide for any indigent sick  who are bona fide residents of the city,  but Greenwood   is   not willing nor can  she afford to become a dumping- -ground  for those who are properl\r the charge  of the provincial government. To say  the least, it is anything but creditable  for the government to attempt to inflict such an incubus upon a young- '  town.  T. H. White, administrator for the  estate of the late J. J. White, sold by  public auction at the International  hotel, several mineral claims on Monday morning last. The claims sold  were the Blue Grouse, in Copper Camp ;  the Iron Top, in Skylark Camp; the  " White," on Canyon Creek ; the Noble  Five and l4 interest in the Silver Cloud,  Skylark Camp.  Boundary Valley   Lodge,  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  EETS every  Tuesday  _.   Evening   at   8.00   in  their lodg-e room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning brethren.     ��� w. M. Law, N.G.  D. C. McRae, Rec. Sec.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, I.O.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the first and third Thursday evenings  of t every month. Visiting- Members are cor-  diallv welcomed.  , GEORGE F.MILLER,  G. A. Guess,  Recording* Secretary.  ���-.-���-..���_   Chief Rang-er. 45  BOUNDARY CREEK MINING & COMMERCIAL  ASSOCIATION  WILE   meet   every   alternate   Wednesday  Evening- in Rendell  &  Co.'s  hall  at 8  o'clock.    The meetiiig-s are open to the public.  J. P. HARLAN, THOS. HARDY,  68 Secretary. President.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  LAKE SIDE FRACTION Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division of  Yale district. Where located : In Long- Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that we, Seth Emerson, free  miner's certificate, No. 327a, and J. A.  Cameron, free miner's certificate No. 326a, intend, sixty day'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 issu- j  ance of such certificate of improvements. ���  Dated this 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  notice.  ANCHOR Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division Of Yale district.  Where located : Long- Lake camp.  TAKE notice that I, Georg*e D. Leyson,  free miner's certificate No. 95327, intend,  sixty da3's from the date hereof, tol,appl3r to the  Mining* Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining* a Crown  grant of the above claim. ��  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate .of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of March, 189S. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements,  NOTICE.  ENTERPRISE (fractional) mineral claim,  situate in the Kettle River mining- division  of Yale district. Where located : Long- Lake  camp..,  TAKE notice that I, Georg-e D. Leyson, free  miner's certificate No. 95,327, 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 improvement.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1S98. 81-9  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.:  NOTICE.  TW^IN Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining* division of Yale district.  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, J. W. Hug*h Wood, free  miners's certificate No. 361a, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining' a crown grant of  the above claim.  And further   take,  notice  that  action,   unclei '  section'37,'must be commenced before, the   issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this,15th day of April, 1S9S. 84  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BONNIE BELL Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle. River mining* division of Yale district.  Where located : In Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, Robert Wood, free  miner's certificate No. 360a, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply'to the. Mining- Recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown g-rant  of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  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A SITTING of  the County   Court  of  Yale  will  be   holden  ���:;.���"  At Midway,  on Monday,  the 11th day  LOS  of July,  1898, li**  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  By command.  WM.   G.   MCMYNN,  Government Office. d.k.c.c.  Midway, May 7th, 1898. 88-4-  I* it   .*  :'������*.-.���:  I ���*   '/ -^  \ "<-"l  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  'I  ���j-iriEjricr1 j-i-rj ������' n- *r LA_i.j:a'JiTjffr','TaTV*^-*s��-''^^  MR." MCDONNELL'S   DINNER.  There   was a hot time   in   "the   old  town " on Monday night.    For several  hours the dining room of the Interna-  tional. hotel contained <one  of the jol-  ���l'iest'companies that had   ever   assembled   in   Greenwood.    The   host,   Mr.  Thomas   McDonnell, is one  of the pioneer  prospectors  of  Boundary  Creek.  He  roughed   it   in  the  early days, he  secured some promising properties and  waited  patiently   for   the   time   When  Boundary   Creek   would not be an unknown mining district and the investor  would   find   it   profitable   to   acquire  Boundary   Creek   properties.    He   did  not wait in vain.    As has already been  stated in The Times, the first payment  has   been   made   on   the Snowshoe,' a  property in which Mr. McDonnell held  a heavy interest.    Mr.   McDonnell decided to g'ive a dinner to   his   bachelor  friends, many of whom are Boundary  Creek    pioneers   like   himself.    They  gathered   at  the  International   about  twenty strong and enjoyed themselves  thoroughly.    Besides   the   host   those  who   were   present were:    Messrs. H.  B. Munroe, James Kerr, G. B.   Taylor,  G-eo.   Miller,   Frederick   McLaine,   J.  distance, Thos. Gulley, Chas. Rendell,  A. H. Lawder, Randolph Stuart, J.'.H.  Mitchell, Sydney M.   Johnson, Geo. A.  Guess, A. K.   Stuart, J,    C.    Haas,   D.  :Beath, King Rees, D. C.McRae, W. M.  Law, G. Arthur Rendell and ������' D.   Ross.  The dinner   itself  left nothing to be  desired.    It was well   cooked   and well  served.    After ample  justice had been  done to the good  things   provided, the  evening was spent in song   and   story.  Several   toasts     were   proposed     and0  responded to, and some  witty and eloquent   speeches wrere   delivered.    The  exuberance of the American patriotism  was infectious on   account  of the  war  and   the   voices of enthusiastic Americans and prejudiced Britishers blended  in singing  patriotic  American songs.  The Americans, too, never sang "God  Save the Queen" more fervidly, realizing that in this   critical time in   their  history it   is   gratifying   to have   the  support   of  John Bull.    Besides patriotic   toasts, local institutions were not  forgotten.    The      host,      Greenwood,  Boundary Creek, the  prospectors,  and  last  but  not least,  the Snowshoe was  toasted   and the   wish expressed   that  the conditions of the bond   be changed  so that payments would be made  more  frequently.  At 12:30 "Auld Lang Syne" was sung  and the company dispersed after a  most enjoyable evening.  Off  to   the   East.  Messrs. G. Arthur and Chas. Rendell left on Wednesday for their old  home in St. Johns, Newfoundland.  They expect to be away about six  weeks. , Mr. G. A. Rendell came out  west some five 3rears ago and has not  been home since while Mr. Chas. Rendell has been in this district for over-  eleven years. Their many friends  wish that they may thoroughly enjoy  their well earned holiday.  The very tiling you have been Looking for:  ��  To suit all.   We are offering them from 50c. upwards,  CALL1   AND    INSPECT   THEM.  ALSO   A   SPECIAL   LINE   IN  50 Cents each,     See our Window*  ROCERY  Stock   is Complete  BUTTER,   CHEESE,   EGGS,   OF   THE   FINEST   QUALITY^  Government Street,  RE i_~_ NWOO D. Next Door to the Drug Store.  ���t ���^jr^.v^-^^y^npi^^-n-.y ._^x.*e(B+rW3 r.-^-ytrwTOiKrTJis-y -^^a-^ipraw^ir^-i^j-^^^j-^^.jm^ff  ���Formerly of Moncton, N.B.������   G  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  SI*.      _J_i      S&  '"It*        '"li*        -7iP  Good Tools, plentj- of Material,  and 30 years'  Experience in the business.  Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments, Guns,  &c, Repaired.  Any kind of small Mechanical "Work done.  ��"fvS:  (iniiey Hotel  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  $ty-.  Greenwood,   B.C.  Sis-     Sli.     SI*-  '">$     ->t?     ���'"&  Store Fronts & Fixtures a Specialty  HI  SQUARE   HOUSE.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  To Subscribe for any of the Leading Magazines  Write for  Rates  to  J.  MIDWAY  J_Jo     V,_y.  UJ  o  (0  Greenwood City, B.C.  Geo. E. Seymour & Co., Props.  __-U*���  First-class  Accommodation.  Stag-es  from all parts pass the  door.  0)  0  C  m  2  o  m  0)  SQUARE    TREATMENT.  j_SIl_____ES_i___9_3_Ete  o  GREENWOOD,     B.O.  $y,      Aite.      _v��.  "JjV'      '"ii*      rfF  All kinds of work  executed to the  satisfaction of customers. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  *   *i  Corporation of the City of  Greenwood,,  BY-LAW    NO.    7.  FIRE   PROTECTION, BY-LAW,  1898.  nUUrHEREAS it is necessary to pass a  general by-law to limit dangers  from fires and  to   provide   methods  of  dealing with them when 'they arise :  Be it enacted by the Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of  Greenwood as follows :  1. On and after the promulgation  ���of this by-law no fire shall be lighted  nor permitted to be used in any building whatsoever within the corporate  limit of the City- of Greenwood, without  having a properly constructed brick or  stone chimney therein, commencing at  least, thirty inches below the ceiling of  the lowest story and continuing up  through the roof for at least thirtv  inches.  ���2. Every"chimney or flue built or  constructed within the city shall be  built of brick, stone, or other incombustible material, and the walls thereof  -���shall'be not less than four inches in  thickness, exclusive of plastering, and  all brick and stone to be laid with ftill ���  joint, and all timber upon which a  .chimncry' or flue rests shall be at least  eight inches below the base of said flue  ���or chimney, and every such chimney  or flue shall be so constructed as to ad- :  mit of its being cleaned.  '��. No stovepipe shall pass through  any partition, ceiling or floor except  through metal thimbles or sheets of  .zinc or iron, or any other incombustible material ; the.pipe to be at least  .six inches, from any woodwork; provided that no pipe shall pass through  more than one partition or ceiling- before entering a chimney. All pipes  shall be well jointed and secured by  iron or copper wire, to prevent their  becoming detached or jarred out of  place ; and all stovepipe holes when  not in actual use shall be closed with a  stopper of metal or other incombustible  material.  4. Every  stove   shall  stand  on   an .  iron or zinc plate, at least two feet   by  three   feet   for   ordinary  room stoves,  and  proportionately   large   plates  for  larger stoves and kitchen stoves.'  5. Every building of two stories or  more in height shall have a strong  -fixed ladder attached securely to the  side or end thereof and extending to !  the i^eak of the roof on the outside of  thee, building, for easy access to the  roof in case of fire, and such ladder  shall be kept in perfect repair for firemen's use at all times, at the expense  of the owner, occupant, or person in  charge of the building, and in the case  of the non-compliance with the provisions of this b3r-law b}' the owner, or  occupant or person in charge of any  building, the Municipal Council, shall  cause the said ladders to be erected or  repaired at the expense of the owner,  occupant or person in charge of the  building.  6. No person shall use a lighted can-  die or lamp in any; stable, building or  ���place within the city where hay, straw,  hemp, cotton, flax, rushes, gunpowder  or other'combustible-materials shall be  stored: or kept or be, or in a carpenter's  or cabinet-maker's shop, unless the  .same is well secured in a lantern.  7. The chief of tlie volunteer fire  brigade and chief of police, or persons  acting as such for the time being, are  hereby appointed fire and chimney inspectors, and it shall be their duty to  enforce the requirements of the preceding sections of this by-law ; and they  are hereby invested with power to enter all buildings and enclosures within  the corporate limits of the City of  Greenwood ��� v--lw��.-eu the hours of sunrise and sunset, in   order   to   ascertain  if  these  requirements  are   being   observed.  8. Any person refusing to admit the  fire and chimney inspectors for the  purpose of inspecting any premises, or  refusing to comply with the requirements of the foregoing sections, upon  notice, shall be subject to thepenalties  of this by-law.  9. Any person or persons guilty of  an infraction of any of the foregoing  provisions of this by-law shall, upon  conviction before the Police Magistrate, or any two Justices of the Peace  having jurisdiction over offences  against the by-laws; of the City^ of  Greenwood, be punished by fine of not  less than five dollars and costs, nor  more than one hundred dollars and  costs, which fine and costs, or either of  thenr, shall be recoverable!on judg-ment  being given and execution granted, by.  distress, and if no sufficient distress,  then b3r imprisonment at hard labor  for not more than forty days.  VOLUNTEER   FIRE  BRIGADE.  10. There is hereby authorized and  recognized the Greenwood Volunteer  Fire Brigade, whose chief executive"1  officer shall be elected by the members  from among their own number, but  such election must be approved b3'" the  Municipal Council of the . Corporation  of the City,of Greenwood before such  officer lii ay'act in any official capacity.  11. The Corporation of the City of  Greenwood, shall, from time to time  provide necessary apparatus for the  suppression of fires, which apparatus  shall be placed at the service of the  Volunteer Fire Brigade, and be under  the special charge of the Chief of the  Brigade,who shall be responsible to  the Municipal Council for its readiness  for instant use for the extinguishing  of fires.  12. It shall be, the duty of the Chief  and every member of the Volunteer  Fire Brigade to respond forthwith to  every fire alarm, and procetd with all  possible haste to the scene thereof.  During- the progress of any fire the  brigade shall be; under the sole direction of the Chief, who shall be responsible to the Municipal Council for the  maintenance of proper discipline.  13. The Volunteer Fire Brigade  may, subject to the approval of the  Municipal Council, make by-laws for  the governing of the attendance of its  ���members at fires, for the maintenance  of proper discipline while in attendance thereat, for the election of such  officers as are provided for under this  by-law, and for the election of such  other officers as the Brigade may deem  necessary or advisable.  14. The.-Brigade shall, subject to  the approval of,the Municipal Council,  elect three deputy chiefs from their  own number, who, in case of the absence or disability of the Chief or other  senior officer, shall assume the duties  and responsibilities of Chief in order  of their seniority. ���  15. No apparatus or parts thereof,  provided for the use of the Volunteer  Fire Brigade, shall be used for private  purposes of.ci.ny kind whatsoever.  16. All persons at or near any fire  shall assist the brigade under the direction of the Chief, but not otherwise,  and they shall, when ordered to do so  by the Chief, assist in keeping- space  clear and preserving order.  17. The Chief of the Volunteer Fire  . Brig-ade,'or any other officer   in charge  of the brigade,' at any fire in the Municipality of the Corporation of the City  of Greenwood, with the sanation, of the  the   said   corporation,   or in  Mayor o  case of his absence, with the sanction  of any two members'of the Municipal  Council, is hereby empowered to cause  to be pulled down, blown up ' or otherwise demolished, adjacent buildings or  other structures when deemed necessary to prevent the spreading of fires,  but not otherwise.  13.    The Chief of   Police,   or  person  acting as such for the time being* and  such special constables as may be appointed for the purpose, shall preserve  order at any fire in the Municipality of  the City of Greenwood, and shall  promptly carry out all directions of the  Chief of the Volunteer Fire Brigade,  or o1 her person in charge of the brigade, intended to facilitate the work of  extinguishing the fire. They shall also  have power to prevent all interference  with the work of the brigade, and to  arrest and detain any x)erson or persons so interrupting it or preventing  it from properly discharging its\ work  of extinguishing the fire. ���  19. It shall be the duty of the Chief  of the Fire Brigade to make out arid  deliver to the Municipal Council a list  in writing of all the fire apparatus*  goods and chattels in use and not in  use by the brigade, every three months.  He shall also report monthly to the  Municipal Council upon the condition  of the fire apparatus under his care and  the need of anything to replace lost,  worn out or defective/plant or material.  20. It shall be the duty of the Chief  of the Fire Brigade to make out and  present to the Municipal Council a report of each fire and alarm of fire  which may occur, and. also the value of  the buildings and contentSo which may'  be destroyed^ or injured, amount of insurance, estimated losses, and the efficiency of the brigade in handling the  -fire. ,..,..'.'.  21. Any person or persons obstruct- '  ing the fire brigade in the performance  of its duty, or acting contrary to the  orders of the Chief or other person in  charge of the brigade, or illegally  using any of the apparatus provided  for the use of the-'brigade,'" shall-"be "'  liable, upon conviction before the Police Magistrate or any two Justices of  the Peace having jurisdiction oyer  offences against the by-laws of the  Corporation of the City of Greenwood,  be punishable by a fine of not less than  five dollars and costs, and riot more  than one hundred dollars and costs,  which fine and costs, or either of them,  shall be recoverable on judgment being  given and execution granted by distress, and if no sufficient distress be  found, then by imprisonment at hard  labor for not more than forty days.  22. This by-law -maybe cited for all-  purposes as the "Fire Protection Bylaw, No. 7, 1898." '���":  Read first and second time, Monday,  May 9th, 1898.  Read third time, May 9th, 1898.  Reconsidered, adopted and finally  passed the Council this 16th day* of  May, 1898.  [L.s.] ROBERT WOOD,  Duncan Ross, Mayor.  City Clerk.  NOTICE  /~T"'HE above is a true cop3r of a.lw-law passed.  -L ������ by'the municipal council of the corporation of the City of Greenwood on the 16th clay  of May, A.D. 1398, and. all persons are'hereby-  required, to take notice that anyone desirous of  applying- to have such by-law or any part  thereof quashed, must make his application for  that purpose to the Supreme Court within one  mouth next a.fter the publication of this by-law  in the British Columbia Gazette, or he will be  too late to be heard in that behalf. .  DUNCAN. ROSS,  Citv Clerk.  ��� u_i__=��_c^_r_^.c_^-a_-'r__-=  elicibus  tf_^_nu*%u_a_  Toothsome  iLeP  %ttxS? %*)?%>  W*  WILLS'Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  /    i ���   i  ���    i    ii 1   \ ____��� 1 * J ��  Hamill Block  Copper Street.  PS  ._ _ _  ii3'*':-"tt* ���j  ii-  .1  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  COPPER   STREET  GREENWOOD.  .-B.C.  ^__^^^��-^  #��J1L  __HM3B__5gEES  ��g|g��WBy?t_-a-,g-^_B_>jpaiBa.  ��  The Greenwood City Merc an Tilb Co. has beeii appointed agents  for the OKANAGAN ' FLOUR MILL CO.'S. FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. -Try it once and you will'.'use no-'other.- Their  brands are '' Hungarian, " *'' XXXX,'' " Strong Bakers',���'' '' Economy,''  and '' Superfine.'' The flour is made from wheat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made by the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour  Mill  Co.'s  Flour  is  THE  BEST!  W.^W-Lil!.-���������-lU_-����l-����..>^.^-.��F..l>��>W��l->.����llOT-r^J^  Moved to Grand Forks.  Grand Forks, March 9.���[Special.] ���  Another rich strike is just reported as  having" been made on the Texas claim  in Providence camp near this city. It  appears that Joseph Wiseman, while.  doing- development work on the Texas  has uncovered a 15-foot ledg-e of copper  ore, assaying- over $40 in g-old to the  ton. As a result of this rich strike all  the available vacant ground in the  vicinity of the Texas has been taken  up the last few days.���Rossland Miner.  From the foreg-oing- dispatch, one  might be led to suppose that the Texas  claim had moved to Grand Forks. This  is not the case. The Texas is still doing* business in the old place in Providence camp, about one mile from  Greenwood city.  $��4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4s 4* 4* 4* 4\K  ��BPJR  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured by the "Lion Brewery Company, Ltd.,"  of Rossland. The beer is shipped in bulk, and bottled by  steam in Greenwood. No freig-ht delays ; stock always on  hand.    All orders filled promptly and delivered.  Leave your order with  West Fork of Kettle River.  J. J. Hibbard and A. Nelson left for  Canyon creek this week and will spend  the summer in that district developing-  their claims. Several parties are now  outfitting- for the West Fork and Main  river, and will start the beg-inning* of  next week.    Among* them are J. Olsen,  A.    FI.SH'.E  Columbian Steam Bottling Works, near the Saw Mill, Greenwood  *$���*���$*������$���  ���M  ��_fl _*W_*-*?*-*OT ___C3*Gt_^^  a_ag_uajau__rgyra-are���.imm ig..ir_u__neyj-ar., iA��nvj!vi&-**t*iJcsxxjvirMe* <mivimuvi*i**arm**tnxr> r.jirzxxm  Alex and D. Be'ath, W. S. Fletcher,  Frank Chadler, J. C. Dale and Dan  Stuart. It is expected that some fine  bodies of ore will be uncovered during  the coming- season.  BOUNDARY CREEK  MINING & COMMERCIAL  ASSOCIATION  J" ILL   meet   every   alternate    Wednesday  Evening-in   Rendell   &   Co.'s   hall   at   S  o'clock'.    Tlie meeting's are open to the public.  J.  P. HARLAN. TITOS.  ITARDY,  <),S Secretarv. President. T HE   B OUNDARI   CREEK   Ti M E SV  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  Aid. Barrett's residence is receiving  a coat  of paint.  The Greenwood photograph gallei-y  on Copper street will be ready for occupation next week.  Robt. Hall lias secured the contract  for carrying-the mail between Penticton and Fairview.  - , '*'  Assessment work is being- done on  the Kankakee, Skylark camp, by H.  Hansen and Geo.  Inkster.  The contract for building- the cabins  on the Sunset in Deadwood camp has  been let to Mr. Palmer of Greenwood.  Forms of registration of voters under  the new act have been received at this  office from Leonard Norris, government  agent at Vernon.  Initiation and degree work at the  Oddfellows' lodge again next Tuesday  evening. Visiting brethren will be  cordially welcomed.  The Greenwood sawmill is running  night and da3', employing about twenty  men. The output of the mill in 24  hours is 20,000 feet lumber, 20,000 lath  and 25,000 shingles.  -' ' ':  Rev. T. Guy, in charge of the Presbyterian mission here, will take for  the subject of his discourse next Sunday evening , "Locating the Best  Claim." All are invited to attend the  .service.  Harr3r Rose is again hauling freight  between Penticton and Boundary  creek. Mr. Rose is one of the old time  freig-hters on this route, having done  most of the hauling up to the time  Bassett came on the road.  Before Police Magistrate Hallet, on  Wednesday last, Doc 'Elwell was  charged with using insulting language  on the street and was allowed to go on  suspended sentence, o'the mag-istrate  advising him to leave the city.  Aid. Galloway received a letter from  Government Agent Norris on Wednesday evening stating- that the government would either build a bridge or  ���ferry' for the crossing of the West Fork-  before high water this season.  In the article in last wee^'s issue on  the Anaconda group of claims, the  intention was not to convey the idea  that the Lancaster was one of the  claims bonded by Mr. Garland. The  Lancaster is owiied by E. C, Brown  and J. P. Harlan.  What migiit have been a serious  accident happened to J. McNicol of  Midvva3r on Tuesday last. While driving to Carson, one of the whiffletrees  broke, the horses running* away. Mr.  McNicol and his companion jumped  out of the rig" and escaped injury.  Thos. Elliot, of Fairview, left "for  England last week- -his second trip  across the Atlantic within a twelvemonth. His mission is said to be the  closing- of an important mining deal,  but if a foreign correspondent is not  mistaken there is a more important  deal in view than -jiny pertaining to  mining.  The report ol: W. E. Carlyle, Ma. E-,  M. E.. on the Osoyoos Mining-division,  is to hand, extracts from which will be  published from time to time. While  Mr. Carlyle perhaps g-ives as full a report of the district as the time at his  disposal would permit, it is disappointing-. That the report is weak and  meagre it is impossible to deny, and  it  is to be regretted that the provincial  mineralogist did not have more knowledge and data in regard to the mines  of the Boundary district before making  his report public.  Adam is being made across Bound-  ary Creek for the Lamb Bros. Thejr  intend running an irrigating* ditch to  their ranch adjoining the Midway  townsite. '.,'��������� .  Those owning- dogs would do well-to  remember that after the 31st inst, they  are liable' to prosecution if the tax is  hot paid. Don't say you "didn't know  the collector was loaded, "if you happen to appear before the police mag-istrate.  M. Kane has four men at work on  the Blue Jay, Skylark camp. The  shaft is now down 43 feet in ore.  There are two ledges on the claim, the  work being done on the smaller. The  ore is zinc-blende and galena and is  improving with depth.  Con Cosgroye and J. J. McMullen  have a force of men at work on the  May Queen and Lay Over, Hardy  mountain. These claims are near, or  in Wellington oamp, and the same  quality of ore is found in the ledge of  the May Queen as that in the Winnipeg.  Before James Kerr, J. P., and W. H.  Norris, J. P., Midway, on Tuesday  last the case against Jake RarispOrt,  charged with supplying liquor to an  Indian, was dismissed. The Indian,  Manual, charged with having liquor in  his possession, was fined $25 or 30 dajrs  in jail.  A very heat model of the timbering  of the Jewel, is in the Greenwood office  ,. of the Prospecting Syndicate of B. C.  The model is, the work of Mr. W. J.  Barker, foreman of the mine, and  shows in minature the manner in which  the timber is put in, lagging-, bulkheads, etc.  R. McLeod and his men came down  from the C. O. D., in Long Lake camp,  where he had a contract sinking and  crosscutting on the claim. The shaft  is down 56 feet and a crosscut of 10 feet  from the bottom of the shaft. The  crosscut is all in ore, giving a very  high assay value.  Owing to the bad state of the roads  over the mountain, freight from Marcus is being hauled b3r the river route  through Nelson, Wash., and Midway-.  This road was made last fall b3- W. G.  Glaze for the Midway compare, and  has been a great convenience to freighters this winter and spring.  J. P.- Harlan went up to Deadwood  camp oil Thursday to inspect the work  being- done on the Marguerite, and outline a plan for future development on  the claim. It has been decided to siuk  from the crosscut, following the ore  ibbd3**, a distance of about 50 feet. This  will probably complete the work for  this season. Mr. Harlan is well pleased with the results of the work so far  done, and has no doubts but that the  Marguerite will prove to be a mine.  Dr. Christie of Greenwood, received  notice from Ottawa on Wednesday's  mail that he had been: appointed government veterinary for the territory  south of Penticton in British Columbia.  No better appointment could have been  made. Dr. Christie is a graduate of  the Ro3ral Veterinaiw College of Edinburgh, Scotland, and brings to the  duties of his office an experience of upwards of twent\r years, since graduation.  Born���On Wednesday, 23rd inst., to  Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Campbell, Greenwood, a daughter. -  It is reported that assays, from the  recent strike made on the Winnipeg,  in   Wellington   camp, run over $100 in  goid.   '.;, ':>.,;; ' /..  ;:-.;>"  ";,-',.  A letter has been received in the  city from W. W. Gibbs, stating that he  will probably return to this district  about the end of April.  The plastering on the lower half, of  the Barrett block, copper street, is -finished and the building will be ready  for occupation in a couple of weeks.  Negotiations are out for the sale of  the Hamilton and Corkill group of  claims on Eholt creek. Final arrangements will probably be made before  the next issue of The; Times.      "  Extra men are being engaged to  work on the Golden Crown, Wellington camp. As many men as can be  worked to advantage are being kept at  work/  Five men are working on the upper  tunnel on the Non Such in Smith's  camp, o The tunnel is in 140 feet, and  it is intended to run in 300 feet. The  work now being done is on the lead.  When the tunnel has been run 300 feet  it is the intention to connect the upper  and lower tunnels with a shaft.  ��� " ��� MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  LAKE SIDE FRACTION Mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River mining-. division of  Yale district. Where located : In Long- Lake  camp.  TAKE notice that we, Seth Emerson, free  miner's certificate, No. 327a, and J. A.  Cameron, free miner's certificate No. 326a, intend, sixty daj's from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining' Recorder for a certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining*  a crown   grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  _ Dated this 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  ANCHOR Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining- division of Yale district.  Where located : Long-Lake camp.  rPAKE notice that I, Georg-e D. Leyson,  X free miner's certificate No. 327a, intend,  sixt3' days from the date hereof, to apply to the.  Mining- Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for theo purpose of obtaining- a Crown  grant of the alSove claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1898. 81-9  MINERAL    ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  ENTERPRISE (fractional! mineral claim,  situate in the Kettle River- mining' division  of Yale district. Where located : Long* Lake  camp.-  TAKE notice that I, Georg-e D. Leyson, free  miner's certificate No. 327a, 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 improvement.  Dated this ISth dav of March, 1898. 81-9  <M1 *lW?  H-._'.-f_i   '   .�����  ^%i^S^9Si^S2jr^  A  SITTING of  the County   Court of  Yale  will be holden at  Grand Forks on Monday,   the  9th  day of May, 189S,  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  S. R. ALMOND,  Government Office. u.k.c.c.  Grand Forks, March 19th. 1898. 81-4 ^_kSi_3KE_fM��t^*_i��Kw:t.r_'_^'-^^  ���: f..  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  >M  >��  For those who Pay the Bills.  *  We have Men's and Boys' Suits that would cost you anywhere  else in town a good deal more than we are selling them for.  ve ry   Suit we sell is well made and made from the best material.  A special u drive "in Mackinaw Suits ; they are warm, durable  and just the thing for the cold weather.  We  carry  in  BOOTS  and  SHOES  only the lines of the best manufacturers,  We have a large assortment, from the Finest Foot-wear to  Miners' Strong Boots.  X    X    X    X A Special Line of Rubber Goods/ X    X    X    X  ��\Gn/\  ��i  (&n& /W^ofesftfete  of  COPPER   STREET      -  1MB,    JsiqitOWS 4ttb (��>i$&tB.  -       GREENWOOD.  B. C.  _���<���>_  .1?  *#  ife.   #     #     #    #    #  5    f  .= I      '     V.  k^C  K  99  ���  The Greenwood City Mercantile Co. has been appointed agents  for the 0KANA6AN FLOUR MILL CO.'S FLOUR. It is the best all-round  Flour on the market. Try it once and you will use no other. Their  brands are "Hungarian,"' '<XXXX,M "Strong Bakers'," " Economy, "  and " Superfine.'' The flour is made from wheat grown by the shareholders in the mill, and is made by the latest improved machinery.  Okanagan  Flour  Mill   Co.'s  Flour   is  THE)  BEST !  Hotel Arrivals.  The following  were  the  arrivals at  the   International  hotel   during  the  week : .   "  R. H. Bergman, F. McLaine, C. W.  Watson, R. Stuart, A. K, Stuart, E-  Keightly, Midway ; R. Crowell, Boss-  burg; Alfred S. Hurst, England ; J.  W. Hind, H. Morgan, R. McLeod, Anaconda : W. T. Smith, Spokane ; G. L.  Phillip, A. B. Patiss, Rossland.  The following were the arrivals at  the Pioneer hotel during the week :  A. C. Rivers, C. P. R. Survey ; D.  Mclnnes, Carson; T. H. Knight, S.  Martin, A. McQueen, Grand Forks; E.  Kirkpatrick, Summit ; M. P. Thomson,  Vancouver; J. J. Hibbard, Kettle River;  George Rumberger, Thos. McDonnell,  Greenwood; J. H. McFarlane, Montreal ; Mrs. Ward, Spokane ; E. D. Morrison, Miss Morrison, Marcus ; E. Collier, Meyers Creek ; J. P. McLeod, Midway.  $��*$-. �����$��� 4* 4 4�� 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4 4�� 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4 4�� 4* 44* 4*K  ?%*.<  Is prepared to supply the trade with first-class Bottled Beer  manufactured by the "Lion Brewery Company, Ltd.,"  of Rossland. The beer is shipped in bulk, and bottled by  steam in Greenwood. No freight delays ; stock always on  hand.    All orders filled promptly and delivered.  Leave your order with  J   Greenwood Steam Bottling Works   111   Near the Saw Mill.   j_  st ���!��� ��$���*?�� ��f *f *f *$��� *$������$* *f ���!�� ���$�� *f* *f ���$> ���!�� *f* %��� ���$��� ���$�����$��� *f* -f *$��� s��  FOR   SALE.  Dr. Christie is working the Nightingale in Skylark camp. He is getting  rich ore, $70 being an average assay.  A KILN OF BRICK near  Anaconda,   containing from 60,000 to  70,000 bricks.    A  barg-ain.���Apply to  EWING   KEIGHTLEY,  68 Midway, B.C.  BOUNDARY CREEK MINING & COMMERCIAL  ASSOCIATION  WILL   meet   every   alternate   Wednesdaj'  Evening in   Rendell   &   Co.'s  hall  at  8  o'clock.    The meetings are open to the public.  E. JACOBS, THOS. HARDY,  68 Secretaor. President. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  MINING & COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATION.  The regular meeting of the Mining  & Commercial Association was held on  Wednesday last and was, largely attended. Mr. Thos. Hardy, the president, occupied the chair, Mr. E. Jacobs tendered his resignation as secretary of the association. This was  accepted and Mr. Black was appointed  secretary temporarily until next'meeting, when the permanent secretary will  be appointed.  Mr. Hard}', on behalf of  the  freight  committee, reported that he had  interviewed Mr. Martin, of the Spokane  &  Northern Railway during his visit here  and that the latter  assured  him  that  his company were willing to  allow  responsible   parties  designated   by   the  merchants to haul bonded freight.  Mr.  Martin also  promised  to  endeavor  to  maintain a uniform rate from   Marcus  to Greenwood.    Mr. Morrison, who has  charge of several freight teams, promised a cent and a quarter rate until the  road broke up.    Mr. Hardy stated that  all merchants in the district except one  were   shipping   via   Penticton.      The  committee   were    thanked    for    their  efforts.  The committee on rail ways reported  that they had forwarded all resolutions  passed by the association to the persons mentioned therein.  The question of sending a delegate  to Ottawa was then considered. The  majority of those present appeared fo  be in favor of sending a delegate, but  in order to get as full an expression of  opinion as possible, it was decided to  calla public meeting on Saturday next,  to elect a delegate. A committee consisting of Messrs. J. W. Nelson, W. T.  Smith and Aid. Galloway were appointed to collect the necessary funds  to meet the delegate's expenses, and at  the same time notify the people of  Midway, Boundary Falls, Anaconda,  Greenwood and the different mining  camps of the meeting on Saturday  evening.  Messrs. J. Douglas and W. T. Thompson, Midway, and J. J. Gulley, Neil  Lamont and J. H. Macfarlane were  elected members of the association.  High Assay Values.  Even if the mother lode in Klondike  has been discovered, it is question ���-���able,  whether it will assay higher than some  Boundary Creek ores. Last week Guess  Bros, assayed some ore from the Enterprise mine in Long Lake camp, and  the result was as follows : Gold v.dues,  $5,849.27 to the ton ; silver, 1,361.28  ounces to the ton. If the Enterprise  continues as r-t present, it m y be necessary for the owners to guard their  mine carefully for* fear someone steals  ore from the dump.  Public A\eet:ng.  A public meeting will be held in Rendell & Co.'s hall this evening- for the  purpose of appointing a delegate from  the district to g*o to Ottawa to watch  r iilwa3" legislation. As the matter is  important, the district ought to be well  represented at the meeting-.  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW,       V  PLANING   AND  /MOULDING MILLS  Sash and Door Factory at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanag*an Lake.  ."��� ���sik��� '  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 Factory work reasonably, expeditiously  and of as good material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the  Southern Interior solicited.  .'' .01*.   '"if  I  e  A  u  T ,  O  -  a  I  t,  ��� ������  a'  A  *  ?  !  1  t  i  * Smith &McLeodvVernon, j  I  ���" '  "��  .���'    *o  ��� ������'  Financial and Insurance Agent  t (ttofar-g (pufiftc t  VERNON,    B.C.  AGENT  FOR  The Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Royal Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & Naiiohat Ins. Co.  The London & Lancashire Fire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London & Canadian Fire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building & Loan Association.  APPRAISER  FOK  The Canada Permanent Loan & Savings Co.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that application  will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province, of British Columbia at its  next session for an Act to incorporate The  Mountain Tramway & Electric Company, .with  power to construct, acquire and operate ropeways and tramways for transportation of  freight from points on or near the Nakusp &  Slocau Railway and branches thereof to mines  and mineral claims in the McGuigan Camp and  Whitewater Basin, and elsewhere in the district throi .oil which said railwav and branches  pass or will pass, and from points on the Columbia & Kooteuav Railway, ��� ow's Nest Line,  constructed or to be constructed, and branches  thereof in the mining disuie ���. i East and  West Kootenav, to mines and niiuera. claims  in the district through which the said  Railways and branches respect f-11 y pass or  will pass : and to construe, acq i and operate works and plant to gene a c. id supply-  heat, light and electricity i-; li  and elsewhere in the ivov.i'ice, i  of such heat, Ugh;, a >d elec '>ei  quire and hold all kinds f - \  property, togethe���**' *i:.h the  ate. lands and al! othe pow:--  that'mav be necessa . i'eid";  eons to the full e-ce cise of  fore mentioned.  Dated this 14) h da-.   ->f D>: ���   ���>,  ���.id  districts  o dispose  . >.ud" to  ac-  cl personal  expropri-  -uivileges  idvantag-  hereinbe-  Davis, 'Marshall'.  67-7 Solicit  IROTT,  aicants.  NOTICE  NOTICE is  herebv   give >  "ion will be made  .<>   ''-v.'  Canada at the next session  to   incorporate   a   C- >'-   t  maintain a rail-  a    f i  national   Bouuda-     Line  a  City, British. Cohm'bi i.     he *���_��*���.  direction,   following       e     al'���  river Lo a point on f lie     ticl   )>  or near Carson ; also from an-   1  said Boundary Line at or nea  uorlhcrly, following   the     a!'e  creek lo a point abont   "wen  Midwav : wiih power  *o constr  lain branch lines,   aud   at   'lie  h'l-i   an   applica-  ���    *i   i anient of  r  for an  Act  _���������     rrnct and  <>n   the  Inter-  near  Cascade  ���-. in   a  wes'erlv  of the.  Kettle  '���'la--     Line  at  1 -int on the  i  .thence  ,;  Boundary  ; e     north  of  :ind   main-  -aid   Bouudarv  Line to connect with and to o- e ��� ��� e 4he whole,  in conjunction with the rai -.a ine of the  Spokane Falls & Northern Rail i. Jompany,  with power to the companv 'o  co ct,  oper  ate and maintain telegraph and 'elephonc lines  as well for.commercial purposes as the business  of the railway; aud for all other necessary and  usual powers.  Dated the. 4th day of December, A.D. 1S97.  BODWELL. IRVING & DUFF,  67-7 Solicitors for Applicants.  Court Boundary, No. 3576, I.O.F.  THE ABOVE COURT meets at Greenwood  on the first and third Thursda3r evenings  of every month. Visiting Members are cordially welcomed.  GEORGE F. MILLER,  Duncan Ross, Recording Secretary-  Chief Ranger. 45  icir-'.__t__-H__iz_���'_iLrzsi-n .' 'h,hti  Established 1862.  Manufacturers of Furn-U  ture, Upholstery, eta X  Importers of Crockerj-, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how large, promptly filled, as we havc-  the  LRRGEST STOCK IN THE PROVINCE,  '"_>/4    _>;�����   sit.  tif"      lue^       -3iS  Write us for Catalogue and Price List.  Sit-   ,s&    SI'*  ���������    "*ir      -��'S     '"'f~  VICTORIA,   B.C.  EN DERBY   and   VERNON,  Trade Mark  Red Star.  Makers of Flour i^ronounced by experts to be  the best, made on the Pacific Coast.  HUNGARIAN  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran Shorts Chop Etc  SQUARE   HOUSE.  (J)  Ul  <*  :_  o  CO  iMsor  Greenwood City, B.C.  -#-  Geo. E.Seymour & Co., Props.  '   -$&-'  '"if  First-class  Accommodation.  Stages  from all parts pass the  door.  SQUARE   TREATMENT.  MERCHANT TAILOR  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  *&>-'  Perfect fit guaranteed. ::',* '  M  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  UP THE  MAIN KETTLE  RIVER.  A mining- district which was never  boomed and of which little is known is  that surrounding- the main Kettle river  about 30 miles above Rock creek. The  mineral indications warrant the conclusion that this district will take rank  among- the wider known mineral regions of southern Yale. The development work already done has proven  that there are ores in quantity and  quality.  Mr. J. J. Hibbard, a well-known  prospector, arrived in Greenwood on  Sunday. He has been developing- the  Belcher, a claim owned by Messrs.  Wood and Galloway. The Belcher is  situated near the main Kettle river;  30 miles north of Rock creek. A shaft  has been sunk to the depth of 40 feet ;  the shaft is in two feet of solid ore, encased in another two feet of ore matter.  Mr. Hibbard brought some average  samples with him and assays from  these yielded from $11 to $22 in gold ;  they, also contained copper values. The  vein on the Belcher has been stripped  forca considerable distance.  The Silver Dollar, a property in the  vicinity of the Belcher, has recently  been bonded by Mr. Colleville for an  English syndicate, for $35,000. Five  per cent, was paid in cash. Work will  be resumed on the Silver Dollar in a.  short time. A tunnel has been run in  on the property for IS feet; there is a  well-defined vein, 10>_ feet, and the  average assays give the hig-h value of  $27 in gold.  Mr. Gutting-e is also working a  quartz vein. He is down IS feet and  has 20 inches of ore which yields $30 in  all values, principally gold and copper.  He has several properties in the district.  Messrs. Sullivan and Waddle are  working two or three claims in the district. On one they have a 27-foot tunnel, and when Mr. Hibbard left they  were expecting to strike the ledg-e. A  Mr. Mattison has also a promising-  property in the district and he expects  to start work as soon as he can get in  supplies.  There are also some good ranches in  the locality, Sullivan's ranch being*  among the best. Where his ranch is  located the valley of the main Kettle  river widens out to a distance of over a  mile, and the rich prairie land will  grow almost anything. A mountain  stream which runs through the property affords a cheap means for irrigation.  One of the greatest drawbacks to the  early and greater development of the  district is the lack of a bridge across  the West Fork. In order to reach the  district it is necessary to cross the  West Fork about three-quarters of a  mile from its confluence with the main  river. Some years ago prospectors and  others crossed here by means of a basket, but now it is necessary to ford the  river,���a rather dangerous task, as the  current is swift. Appreciating the importance of the district, the residents  in all parts of southern Yale signed a  petition urging upon the lands and  works department to erect  a bridge at  this point, but so far nothing- has been  done. As considerable development  work will be carried on next summer,  and as many prospectors intend to try  their fortunes in that section, it is  hoped that the government will see its  way clear to erect the bridge. It is  more important even than a road, for  the present trail is fairly good.  Mr. Hibbard is also an experienced  trapper, and during the winter secured  some splendid fisher and mink skins.  Lancashire House Ball.  A ball and supper was given at the  Lancashire House, Midway, on Monday evening last. There was a larg-e  attendance, several sleigh loads having g-one down from Greenwood. Porter's orchestra supplied the music. The  supper was excellent, the menu including many luxuries.  Corporation of the City of Greenwood.  13Y-L./-VW    NO.    4>.  TEMPORARY LOAN  BY-IvAW.  A By-law to Authorize the Council to Borrow  the Sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000)  Re-payable during the Current Year, in  Terms of Sub-section 148 of Section 50  of the " Municipal Clauses Act, 1896."  The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Greenwood  enacts as follows :  1.���The Council are hereby authorized to borrow from any person or persons, in one or more sums, an amount  of money not exceeding- in all the sum  of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000), of  lawful-money of Canada, and to pay  therefor at'the rate of interest not exceeding- nine per cent, per annum, tor  the purpose of meeting the current  legal expenditure of the Corporation  which is payable otit of the annual  revenue before the revenue for the year  is payable by the taxpayers.  2.���The money so borrowed, tog-ether  with the interest thereon, shall be paid  on or before the 31st day of December,  1898, out of the municipal revenue of  the current year.  3.���The obligation to be given in  acknowledgement of the liability hereby created shall be a promissory note  or notes, signed by the Mayor and the  Clerk of the Council and the Finance  Committee, and sealed with the seal of  the Corporation, and shall be, mutatis  mutandis, in the form following :  $ Greenwood, 1898.  On or before the day of  1898,   the   Corporation  of the    City    of  Greenwood promises to pay to  or order the sum of Dollars  for value received, with interest at  per cent, per annum.  4.���This by-law may be cited' as the  " Temporary Loan By-law, 1898."  Passed the Council the 24th day of  January, 1898.  Reconsidered and . "finally adopted  by the Council this 31st day of January, A.D. 1898.  [L.S.]                     ROBERT   WOOD,  Duncan Ross, Mayor.  C.M.C.   NOTICE  THE above is a true copy of a by-law passed  on the 31st day of January, "1398, by the  municipal council of the corporation of the  City of Greenwood, and all persons are hereb  required to take notice that anyone desirous of  appl3'ing to have said by-law, or an}- pav  thereof, quashed, must make his application  for that purpose to the Supreme Court within  one month next after the publication of this  b3r-la\v in the British Columbia Gazette, or he  will be too late to be heard in that beha'f.  DUNCAN ROSS,  City Clerk.  Notice to  Assessment Act and Provincial  -     Revenue Tax Act.  Rock Creek Division of Yale District.  TVT OTICE is hereby -given., in accordance  X_. with the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue Tax and all Taxes levied under the "Assessment Act," are now due for the year 1898.  All the above-named taxes collectible within  tlie Rock Creek division of Yale district are  paj^able^at my office at Osoj'oos, Ya,le 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 property.  ,    Two and one-half per cent, on  assessed value  of wild land.  One-half of one per cent, on personal property.  On so much of the income of, an y 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, on real property.  Three per cent, on the assessed value of wild  laud.  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, namel3r : Upon such excess when the  same is not more than ten thoueaud dollars,  one and one-quarter of one per cent. ; when c  such excess is over ten thousand dollars  and not more than twent}1* thousand dollars  one and one-half of one j:>er cent. ; when  such excess is over twent3r thousand dollars  one and three-quarters of one per cent.  Provincial Revenue Tax, $3.00 per capita.  C.   A.   R.   LAMBLY,  Oso3roos, B.C., Assessor and Collector.  January 3rd, 1898. 73-8   '  A  SITTING of the County  Court of  Yale  will be holden  At Midway, on Thursday, the 10th day  of March, 1898,  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  B3r command.  WM.   G.   MCMYNN,  Government Office, d.k'.c.c.  Midway, January 17th, 1897. 72-4  FRUIT 4* PRESERVING 4- COMPANY,  Victoria,    B, G,  ���MANUFACTURERS   OF-  Candies,   Mincemeat,   Orange,   Citron  and Lemon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar.  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and  Best-Selling   Goods  in Canada.  ra\  W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesda3'S, Thursdays, and Saturda3rs for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand For.*?.  Returning leaves Grand Forks at 12 m. each  and ��� .'erv day exce:> Sunda3r for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood l\n Penticton on Tuesdays   Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m.  Carries the Mails, Passeng*ers and Express.  J&3T W.Ii sell  through Tickets   to  Vancouver,  Victoria, Seattle or Portland. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES;  KETTLE   RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record  of Mineral  Locations for  the  Week  Ending February 1st, 1898.  January 27.  Long- Lake, Long Lake camp, Waiter Frances.  January' 29. ;  Apex, Central camp, J. J. Harris.  Certificates of Work.  ,     -" janua.ry_25.___  C. S. &.H. and P. H.���Boundary  Creek Miniiig-  & Milling-Co., Ltd. Ly.  Hidden Treasure-^Asaph Castlemau.  Januai*3' 31.   ;  Myrtle   (frac),   Greenwood  camp���Forbes   M.  Kerbv.  Certificates of Improvements.  Januai'3' 31.  Capital Prize, Liud creek���John Weir, Thos.  Hard3% Ewiug- Kcig*htle3^, John W. Liud and  Thos. Humphre3'.  Transfers.  Jauuan' 26.  Gold Drop (frac), Greenwood camp,  Dan  Bris-  nahan to James Moran.  'January 29.  No. 95, K-int., Samuel Webb to John Bell.  GRAND   FORKS   MINING   DIVISION.  s Locations.  January 20.  Noble Five, Hard}-* Mountain, S M Kirkham.  -    -^ January 24.  Little Annie, Cedar creek, AC Lund.  Concord,    ditto,    ditto.  January 27.  Nevada, North Fork, H B Thorn.  Januar3r 2S.  Alice, Summit camp, Wm. Laudou.  Januai-y 29.   !���  Snowfiake and Snowshoe. Brown's camp,  M D  White.  January 31.   ,  Noyelt\-,(frac), Summit camp, E E Barchard.  Certificates of Work.  June 26 (dated back).  Pirate, and Sister���C C Bernard.  Januai'3' 26.  Paragon, Pasadena, El Paso and   Olive���Pasadena Consolidated Gold Mining-Co.  <���-   '   Januai\y 27. ,  Fair Play��� J. Ashneld et al.  Carson���F. Graafetal.  .January 28.  King-fisher���J Mvers et al.  Transfers.  Januar\' 22.  Midwinter, % int., S R Reid to J W Boyd.  Januai'3' 26.  Hard Cash, % int., F A Shonquistto GRNaden  January 28.  Mayflower,   all   int..   Neil   McCallum   to  Ella  Clark.  Button, all int., Chas. Ha}- to Ella Clark.  Februao-1.  Novelt\- (frac), all int., EE Barchard  to  A  H  Harrison.  A CHARTER SHOULD BE GRANTED.  Below are twelve reasons why a  charter should be granted to the Kettle  River Valle3r Railway Company :  (1) Because a competing line will be  of the greatest advantage to the district.  (2) Because the business of the district will be subject to much heavier  charges with only one line.  (3) Because there can now be no competing line other than Corbin's extension.  (4) Because as good a rate will be  made on ores to. smelters in British  Columbia as to smelters on the Columbia river in the United States.  (5) Because the Kettle  River   Valley'  Railway will give the  district   connection by way of at least two   transcontinental lines with Eastern Canada, and  enable the people, to ship goods   direct  in bond from Eastern Canada or  from  the Coast in B.C.  (6) Because the lower rates resulting  from competing lines in every thing-  shipped into and out of the country  will permit the working- of the lower  grade ores, arid thereby increase immensely the business of the country.  (7) Because, were it not for the competing- lines in West Kootenay, the  mine owners who are producing- ore  would be paying at least $5,00 a ton  more for freig-ht and treatment charges  whether the ores were shipped out of  the country or worked in  the  country.  (8) Because not until a district secures rival transportation lines and  cheap fuel can the ores be smelted and  matted in the district and near the  mines.  (9) Because until this time comes,  no restrictions should be placed on selling- ores in"the best markets.  (10) Because the company asks for  no cash subsidy or land grant.  (11) Because a bare charter should  be denied no company.  (i2) Because Corbin will give the  district railway connection at once if  he secures the charter.  New Yukon Regulations.  The Department of the Interior have  promulgated new regulations for the  Yukon district. A creek, gulch, river  or hill claim shall not exceed 250 feet  in length in the general direction of  the stream or ravine on which it fronts  and not more than 1,000 feet in width.  ]_}very alternate ten claims shall be  held by the government of Canada. A  free miner's certificate, good . for one  year, costs $10 ; for a company, $50 ; if  of more than $100,000 capital, $100. A  royalty of 10 per cent, on the gold mined shall be levied and collected on the  output of each claim over and above  the first $2,500 output.  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  The C. P. R. surveyors are now at  work near Boundary Falls.  Mrs. J. F. Hemenway and Mrs. Mc-  Intyre, were among the visitors to the  city this week.  Another masquerade carnival will be  given on the Greenwood Skating Rink  on Monday evening-.  W. G. McKenzie, traveling- representative for Wood, Vallens & Co., paid  Greenwood a business   visit this week.  Mr. A. McQueen, the manager of W.  B. Davey's big- store at Grand Forks,  visited Greenwood this week. Mr.  McQueen expressed his surprise at the  substantial appearance of Greenwood.  He had been under the impression  that here was a straggling villag-e instead of a progressive city.  Messrs. Moran and Tormey who purchased a lot on Copper street a short  time ago to erect a hotel there, will  soon come to Greeny^ood from Spokane  for the purpose of building-. The plans  for a three-story frame building- prepared by Mr. A. B. Campbell have already been accepted by them.  Dr. Pope, superintendent of education, has signified his willingness to  grant-'a temporary certificate to Mr.  Keith who applied for position of  teacher of the Greenwood school. Mr.  Keith holds a first class New Brunswick certificate. His was the only application received when the trustees  made application for a temporary certificate.  In order to accommodate our patrons  we have decided to continue our 1$ per  cent, discount sale until the 28th inst.  Olson & Phelan.  . . .    .     _   , _      . _      . .  Stationery.  Domestic & Imported Cigars* Pipes.  Fruits and Candies.  Toys,  Leather Goods,  Cutlery,  Etc., E}tc, Etc  Greenwood Book Store,:  9 GOVERNMENT ST.  '���'���'--"li^u'^-TSJiN-.'-'^.vT <-=������  Provincial Secretary's Office.  HIS   HONOUR   the   Lieutenant-Governor  has been pleased to make the following-  appointments :  21st January, 1898.  William Graham McMynn, of the town of  Midwaj', Esquire, to'be a Deputy; Clerk of the  Peace within and for the Count3r of Yale.  Stanley Smith, of the Cit\r of Grand Forks,.;  Esquire, M.D., to be a Coroner within and for  the Grand Forks Mining* Division of the Yale  Electoral District.  lKMU^|_F^U-JW*)��i/:>.u*!*4_��_l  Delicious  ____ffn_��9B_��RKBI3-f_____���_  Toothsome  WILLS' Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller/-*  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  n.E. PRAZE  Hamill Block  Copper Street.  -**  -XCCKS-HCSK  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, sixt\-  dajrs from the date hereof, to appU-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 thai: action, under  ���section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of. improvements.'  Dated this 5th cay of February. 1898.    __ 74  MINERAL,   ACT,   1896.  Certificate-'of improvements.  NOTICE.  TORONTO Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River mining' division of Yale district.  Where located : Deadwood camp.  TAKE Notice that I, T.'F. Wren, free -min-  ers's certificate No. 8,856, intend, ��� sixty-  da3*s from the date hereof, to appl}- 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'dav of .February, 1898. 74  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a  year; four months, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.36,Broadway' New York.  Branch Office, 625 F St., Washington, D. C. ���"..������ '���*��� &,  ,       ��� '43  ���. f  :l-rt'-;{"  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK    TIMES.  II ��� I llllllllll aiMMtulM������y.l'g.JMMI^ULJil���M--_t�����CJll.��.��.!vat,_fJL��l v.;xr!LH*AMnMimii.mwuimmjMjjm.*iunt-i  r^^^ss^��^3^^j^^-M-^_a  In a few weeks we are expecting a large stock of Spring Goods. Our premises being limited as to space, we are about to make our Customers���the  general public���an offer which surpasses {anything ever offered in the Boundary  Creek district. Until the end of January, to all purchasers of CL^OT^HING we  will give a discount of  retail prices. All our goods are marked in Plain Figures, and for every Dollar's  worth purchased we return you Fifteen Cents. A great feature about our goods  is :   No   Old Stock!    All this Season's goods.    See  our Clothing Window this  ���l: , " _ '. ' I 'C*      ���  month. We hereunder mention a few articles which you can purchase, with the  allowance of Fifteen Cents on the Dollar off : ,  Men's & Boys'Woollen Underclothingl Eadies' Wool Gloves and Mitts  Men's Flannel Underclothing- j Boys' " " "  Sweaters Men's        ������*'���*������.'     "       '���.'���"  Men's Wool Shirts I Men's  Buckskin  Gloves  and  Mitts  a  a  Tweed Shirts  Serge  Shirts  Men's and Boys' Night Shirts  Ladies' Felt Slippers  Eadies'   Boots  and   Shoes  Men's and Youths' Pants  Boys' Suits and Overcoats  Men's  Suits Men's  Socks  L/adies'   and  Children's  Hose  Men's and  Youths'   Mackinaws  Men's  and  Boys'   Hats   and  Caps  Men's  and  Boys'  Boots  and  Shoes  Etc.,       Etc.,       Etc.  All mail orders receive prompt attention. Writers for prices on any of above  lines, or enclose cash and we will forward goods to your address, plainly marked, so that  you can see our allowance of Fifteen per cent. Discount (15c. on the dollar). This is a  Cash offer and only holds good till the last day of January.  Address  your  orders  or  call at .���'."���*  Next Door to the Drug Store,  GREE3NWQQD;  P.S.���A full line of Groceries, Eggs, Butter, Hams, Bacon, Salt Pork, etc., always in stock.  Special   Prices   g-iven   for  quantities.  Returned from the East.  Mr. J. H. Macfarlane, the superintendent of the Sunset mine, returned  from a three months' visit to Montreal  and other eastern centres on Monday.  He reports that the Eastern people  have gone crazy about Klondyke, but  that also considerable attention is  g-iven to British Columbia mines.  Boundary Creek district is not so well  known in the East as Kootenay, and  mining men are anxious to secure information concerning- the district.  While Kootenay is well advertised in  the Eastern centres, there is no literature to be found describing this district. Mr. Macfarlane visited New  York, Chicago and other large cities.  There was a g-eneral feeling when he  left Montreal that Corbin would build  a railway into this district.  Mr. Macfarlane intends  erecting the  necessary buildings on the Sunset immediately and mining will begin shortly afterwards, probabl}^   by March 1st.  HE PIONEER  Greenwood City/ Boundary Creek, B,G  4&  '"if  _V_  iff  s&  '"If  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Eiquors and Cig-ars.  -������Eivery Stable in connection.���; ,  Sle- _V*  '"t? -?if~  S&  '"if  \. W, NELSON  V  ^  ^  Proprietor.  rirct-J-mj^fa���g-Jftiyte���.z-^__a^jr-��e  iff*  XM  It is reported that W. A. Carlyle, the  provincial liiineralog-ist, will shortly  resign his position to accept the superintendence of the British-America Corporation properties. He will receive a  much higher salary. It will be difficult  for the province to secure as competent  a mineralogist as Mr. Carlyle.  ���FormerU- of Moucton, N.B.���  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  _>'*���    _.*__    _>/�����  llf"       ���>&       -SJi?  Good Tools, plent3'of Material,  and  30 3'ears'  Experience in the business.  Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments, Guns,  &c, Repaired.  Aiiv kind of small Mechanical Work done.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cig-ars.  Good   Staiu-tng. ,;j_.'.V c-j.-aaisv'i  ���RK_m_Bj|  ,.|B-P3-BCB  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES/  MEAD     OFFICE;      ROSSLAND,      EJ.O.  Capital, $1,500,000,      X      1,500,000 Shares, par value $1,00,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,   500,000  Shares,  .*  Officers ':  President:   HON.; T. , >\.   DALY,   Ex-zninister of' .Interior.'   ,  Vice-President :   ANDREW  KELLY,   of Alexander,  Kelly ,.';&' Co.,  Brandons/nan.  Secretary-Treasurer :   W.   L.   ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  Hon.  Board   of   Directors ;  ci." N.   Kirchoffer,   W.  A.   ;Macdonald,  Q.C.,  cJ.  dermyn,   Wm. dohnson, W. A. Tuller,  W.��� cJ. Porter, and G. M. Collins.  Owns the" Golden Grown" mineral claim, situated in Wellington camp* Yale District, B,C,  liMJMU��HI.��JUWjmi__7l!  C. P. R.  AND  HEINZE.  Mr. Heinze has sold out his railway  and smelting interests to the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company. Despatches  from Montreal are to the effect tliat  Mr. Heinze had been in that city for  two days, conferring" with Sir William  Van Home, president of the C.P.R.,  and as a result of the meeting the  Heinze.line will pass into the hands of  the Canadian Pacific Railway Co., as  will also the smelter at Trail. The  C.P.R. is to take possession at once.  The purchase of the Heinze road will  give the C.P.R. direct entrance into  Rossland, without constructing a railway to Robson. It will also remove  Heinze's opposition to its coming into  Boundao' Creek district.  It was scarcely expected that there  would come such speedy and striking  evidence of the correctness of the position taken by the residents of Boundary Creek district with regard to  Heinze's railway. At the public meeting held last week, the consensus of  opinion was to the effect that Mr.  Heinze wanted more subsidies in order  to demand a higher price from the  C.P.R., and recent events show that  such was the case. The good people  of Vernon who poured out their sympathy on Heinze and said harsh things  about the C.P.R. will derive but little  satisfaction from the sale.  It is not yet known whether the C.  P.R. Company intend to assume the  ���obligations imposed by the charters  granted to Heinze. Should the company do so, in order to earn the land  grants and subsidy it must begin construction from the Penticton end by  August next.  The sale should spur the people of  Boundary Creek district to more vigorous efforts in Mr. Corbin's interest.  The Corbin railway is practically the  only competitor left. Should he be denied a charter, the C.P.R. Company  are masters of the railway situation  and the3r can build into the Boundary  Creek district when they please. If  Corbin gets his charter, the C.P.R. will  build at once in order to secure its  share of the trade.  A   crusher   has  been   hauled   to   the  Republic, mine in lOureka camp.  Wholseale and Retail Dealers in  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEATS  HAMS,   BACON,   LARD,    Etc. : : :  GREENWOOD. GRAND EORKS, & MIDWAY.  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  mmuiuutit  Stamp Mills,  Compressors,  Drills,  Hose,  Oils L Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c.  STOCK     ON      HAND     AT     ROSSLAND,  _   ��� o  eucKes Macni  �� .��  ��   ��   ��  o      ��  e     e  I  F.   R.  MEN DEN HALL,   Agent,   Spokane  and  Rossland,  R.    SMITH    6c    CO  Established 1858.  Gold Medal Awarded  At B. C. Agricultural Exhibition  1895 and 1896.  BISCUIT   MANUFACTURERS,  Medal Awarded  Colonial and Indian Exhibition,  London, 1886.  J. PIERCY & CO.,  25, 27, 29   YATES STREET,  VICTORIA,     ���    B,C  Wholesale Dry Goods,  and  Clothing /Manufacturers. f.l ���' I  fa.}*  GREENWOOD CITY is the central town and supply  point of the Boundary Creek mining camps. From this  new   town   roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD,  Mm  LONG   LAKE,  DEADWOOD,  SUMMIT,  SKYLARK,  WHITE  AND  ATWOOD,  ELLINGTQN   and   SMITH  CAMPS  Lots  are  selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment  -o-  For-price of Lots and other information, address  Robt Wood or G S, Galloway*  Greenwood City, Boundary CreeJt, f t;;  Or  apply  to  the Agents s  C.  F.   COSTERT0N,  Vernon, B.C  A.  K.  STUART,  Vancouver.  WM'' ._y^/^^w^/  w&cit.  64  99  And as Sweet as the Flowers in May!  SIZE IS ONE-THIRD LARGER THAN ANY OTHER AND GUARANTEED TO  BE MORE LIKE THE NATURAL CREAM.  Note the Manufacturers' guarantee :  ���:{wWc guarantee that ' LILY ���' GREAM contains no  substance but fresh* pure, sweet Milk evaporated to a  rich Cream, coM^ining 8 per cent of Butter fat and  thoroughly sterilized^ It is healthful, clean and economy  icaL ' LILY/ brand of Sterilized Cream is cows milk of  the best quality reduced to cream by evaporation in  vacuum, It is absolutely pure, and owing to our treats  ment is germless and more readily digested and assinv  ilated than any other form of milk/'  $  Silver Prunes    .JSC     Choice Peaches     jSC  Pears,   Apricots,   etc.  Peaches  ���i i  li  > ��M.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  PERSONAL   MENTION.  &:'.  ������&}.  ��� 'i-mh  ���W  &&'  ���-.    ivi^.?-;.'  -  ?Miv-'  lif  ii  &&���  p.  II'  if:  iltr  PlF'':  m?  Chas. Collins left Friday morning  for Spokane.  Leslie Hill of the Prospecting Syndicate of B. C, is in the city.  Mayor Wood is expected home from  the Coast on Wednesday's stage.  Geo. Miller left Friday morning-on  a prospecting trip to Deer creek.  Aid. Barrett returned from a business trip to Vernon on Wednesday's  "'���" stage.- '.-"'v;- :;  Dr. King and M. B. King of St. John,  N. B., arrived in the city on Thursday's stage.  G. A. Rendell, who has been taking  a vacation on the ranch, T_}holt creek,  is back in the city.  Bob Veath, of the Old Ironsides mine  is in the Greenwood hospital suffering  from rheumatism.  J. C. Bell, formerly with Rendell &  Co., Boundary Falls, is back with the  firm in Greenwood City.  J. A. Coryell, C. IS,., is surveying the  Standard claim in Greenwood camp  for the Boss syndicate.  Duncan Ross, railway delegate to  Ottawa and editor of The TiMES,is expected home next week.  J. P. Harlan and Scott McRae went  over to Carson on Monday to attend  the funeral of D. McLaren, Sr.  A. Connors, who has charge of work  on the Republic group, in Smith's  camp, was in the city Tuesday.  Chas. Gire, consulting engineer for  the French syndicate in Central camp,  is in the city on mining business.  Alex Wallace returned from a trip to  Fairview this week, and reports considerable work being done  in that camp.  D. J. McDonald, inspector of mines  for the province is in the city, with the  intention of making an official tour of  the district.  J. J. McMullen, superintendent of  the Porto Reco mine, near Ymir, B. C,  is in the district looking after mining  interests here.  Randolph Stuart has purchased the  one-half interest in the Marie Stuart  in Central camp, from W. G. McMynn.  H}. Myers and F. Shonquist are doing  assessment work on the City View, one  of E}. A. Bielenberg's claims in Skylark  camp.  Jack Wallace was in the city Wednesday, having come down from Central camp, where he is working on the  Norfolk.  M. McLean, superintendent of work  on the claims purchased by J. E). Boss  in Greenwood camp, was in the city  Wednesday.  J. F. Hemenway, superintendent of  the Old Ironsides mine, is so seriously  ill with pneumonia at the Greenwood  hospital that Mrs. Hemenway who is  in Spokane has been sent for.  MIGRATORY   LABOR.  The bill introduced by Mr. McPher-  son, in the legislature, in regard to migratory labor, amending the " Master  and Servant Act," has received its second reading. The amendment to the  Act is for the purpose of protecting the  working classes, and most of the professional men in the house voted  against it.    The  lawyers  and   doctors  of the province have had legislation  passed for the purpose of keeping out  competition in their professions ; but  when an act is introduced to protect  the working mien they, of course, oppose it. Following are the provisions  in Mr. McPhersOn's amendment to the  act:  "Any agreement or bargain, verbal  or written, express or implied, which  may be made between any person and  any other person, not a resident of  British Columbia, for the performance  of labor or service, or having reference  to the performance of labor or service  by such other person in the Province  of British Columbia, and made as  aforesaid, previous to the migration or  coming into British Columbia of such  other person whose labor or . service is  contracted for, shall be void and of no  effect as against the person only so migrating or coming.  (a) Nothing" in this section shall be  so construed as to prevent any person  from engaging, under"; agreement or  contract, skilled workmen, not resident ,  in British Columbia, to perform labor  in British Columbia in or upon any  new industry not at present established  in British Columbia, or any industry  at present established, if skilled labor  for the purpose of the industry cannot  be otherwise obtained, nor shall the  provisions of this section apply to pro- '  fessional actors, artists, teachers, lecturers or singers."  The vote on the amendment was : 17  for, 12 against. The division is here  given, so that working men in the district may see on which side of the  house their friends are :  Yeas���Messrs. Sword, Kennedy, Foster, Hume, Macpherson, Kidd, Vedder,  Huff, Semlin, Cotton, Graham, Kellie;  Martin, Higgins, Stoddart, Egberts and  McGregor���17.  Nays���Messrs. Smith, Mutter, Baker,  Turner, Rithet, Adams, Poole}', Wal-  kem, Bryden, Rogers, Hunter, Bra-  den���12. ���  TO   ALL   INDEBTED.  The Boundary Creek P. & P. Co. are  this week sending out a number of  bills to subscribers, advertisers and  others who are indebted to the company. Some of these accounts are considerably overdue, and payment must  be made at once, or collection enforced  through the courts. Wholesale firms  spend no time "dunning" the printer :  they simply draw at 30 days and the  draft has to be met or a " bad rating "  entered on mercantile registers. Prompt  attention to this notice is therefore  requested.       .   The opinion of the Rossland board  of trade that proper safeguards as regards traffic rates over the Kettle River  Valley railway, in the event of a  charier being granted for the construction of that line, should receive due  recognition from parliament before  that body takes any further action in  the matter. It is undoubtedly necessary for the welfare of Southern  British Columbia that no opportunity  should be overlooked to divert the trade  of the Boundary Creek country into  Canadian channels. The Miner still  maintains theit this can be done by  parliament stipulating that the charter-  shall only be granted on terms which  will compel the railway company to  haul freight from points along- its line  to any spot in Canada at a lower rate  than to any point in United States ter-  ritorv.���Rossland Miner.  Hotel Arrivals.  The following were the arrivals at  the International hotel during the  week : -���'������  W. T. Williams, Rossland; A. Logan,  P. McVicher, Nelson, B. C.;T. C.  Benyman, Bodie camp, Wash.; J. A.  Coryell, E. Jacobs, R. Stuart, Midway; S. Breslauer, G. Perkins, T. McDonnell, A. K. Stuart, Frank Black,  H}. Jacobs, city; John Lucy, Anaconda;  Martin Walsh, Deadwood; Charles  O'Brien, Spokane; M. McLean, Brooklyn mine; Chas. Gire, Central camp;  P. C. McGrath, W. T. Williams, Old  Ironsides, J. H. Peters, Myers creek;  Dr. J. H. King, M. B. King, St. John,  N. B.; D. J; Macdbnald, Vancouver;  J. H. Burmaster, F.'H. McCaslin, Trail.  The following were   the  arrivals   at  the Pioneer hotel during the week :  David Breen; P. C. McGrath, Old  Ironsides; Thos. Fowlds, Victoria; H.  Rose, Penticton; W. ,__>.'������ McBoyle, Geo.  W. Dean, citjr; Thos. Dobie, Pass creek;  Martin Walsh,- Scott McRae, Dead-  wood camp; John Hollahan, R. Veatch,  Old Ironsides; Thos. McDonnell, city;  W. Hanna, Snowshoe; Thos. Punch,  Winnipeg; T. H. Kieran, Long Lake  camp; R. Knight, Mike Coldwell,  Copper creek; T. J. Jones, Lardo.  Wants to Invest  A YOUNG MAN will invest $500 or $600 for  a partnership in a -well-established  paying* business, or will buy a small business.  Address R.    M.    O'BRIEN,  Care " White. House," Rossland, B.C.  H.   HALLETT,  (Xtxittttr, Jlfoftctfor,  NOTARY    PUBLIC.  GREENWOOD,    B.O.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  (ttofdrg (J)uBfic, (gltning $,��tnt  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office :���Camp  McKinney.  N'B.���Some   valuable   Mining*    Properties   in  Camp McKinney and vicinity for disposal.  Corporation of the City of Greenwood.  COURT OF REVISION,  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that the Court of  Revision for the purpose of hearing all  complaints ag*ainst the assessment for the year  1893, as made hy the Assessor of the City 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,  City Clerk's Office, c.m.c.  Greenwood, March 8th, 1898. 79-7  Dissolution of Partnership.  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that the partnership heretofore existing- between H. Mc-  Kee and Joseph Snodgrass, in the business of  the Commercial Hotel, Greenwood, has been  dissolved, H. McKee retaining the business, to  whom all accounts are to be paid and who will  settle all claims due bv the late firm.  H. McKEE.  Greenwood, B.C., J. SNODGRASS.  March 9th, 1898. 80  FRUIT 4* PRESERVING-* COMPANY,  Victoria,    B/G, ���  MANUFACTURERS   OF-  Candies,   Mincemeat,    Orange,   Citron  and Lemon Peels.    Preserves and  Marmalades.    Pickles and  Vinegar.  We claim without exception to make the  Purest and  Best-Selling   Goods  in Canada. p,-;^ * .*  sac^g  if I  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  A   CONVENTION.  Just   as   soon   as   the redistribution  bill is passed by the legislature, a convention  should   be   held   composed of  delegates from each  polling subdivision in   the   electoral district.    If   each  polling division   would   send, say,  one  delegate  for the purpose of organization, and then if the delegates in  convention deemed it expedient, they could  select a candidate.    If they considered  that a larger delegation was necessary  for  the  selection of a candidate, they  could arrange a scheme for the appointment of delegates froni each sub-division in accordance with  the  number of  electors.    A   delegate   for   every   one  hundred voters   would   make a   fairly,  representative gathering for organization purposes, or for the selection of a  candidate.    The   convention   could   be  held at Greenwood, Midway, Camp McKinney, or Fairview,   whichever place  was  considered   the  most   convenient  for    the    majority   of     delegates.    It  'might also  be suggested that a meeting for organization purposes be  held  in each polling sub-division and a committee   appointed   for   campaign  purposes.    Local organization should com-  nience at once,   for  no   matter how we  are placed by .the redistribution bill, a  thorough organization is  necessary, if  the district is to  accomplish anything.  Organize   and keep the "carpet   bag  gers  out.  OFFICIAL   WORSHIP.  There is perhaps no part of the world  where the Anglo   Saxon race predominates   in   which   official   worship   and  toadyism is carried to such a  nauseating extent as in the Interior of British  Columbia.    If a  fair criticism is made  of illegal official acts, some toady attributes the   motive   to   personal   spite.  Let a citizen mention   his  grievances  in the public press, and he is  called   a  "well  whipped  cur,"   by the  Midway-  Advance,   the  special   laudator of  imbecile officialism in this district.    The  worship of  officialism   is   so   common  and so prevalent in this   country  that  the servants of the people have become  a pest.    Those who are paid to  uphold  th-?   law, are    the   -very   persons   who  most often break  it.    x\ justice  of the  peace   holds   a   court, takes   evidence  without the   oath being leg-ally administered   to witnesses,  and  lines  a citizen against Whom there is no evidence.  The citizen appeals, the decision of the  ��� magistrate   is   reversed,   and then the  magistrate   through   the  columns of a  pcper published by himself, states that  " evidence was given before  the   magistrates'court by defendant incriminating     himself."    The    citizen   replies,  proving   the   falsehood  of   this  statement, and the   magistrate-editor  calls  him a " well whipped cur."    This argument   is  just  what migiit be expected  from a person of the mental calibre   of  the editor of the Midway Advance.    In  every   instance   official   misconduct is  glossed over b}r those toadies, living- in  the'.hope'that they will some  day   rise  to the eminence of a.country constable  or justice of the   peace,   and be able to  pose and   inflate themselves and insult  persons who pay their salaries.  Rossland.  Greenwood.  LIMITED    LIABILITY.  Q&eaf i&statt <xnb (WXimn�� (groftefaj'.'-  Pinangial & Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager.  _j-u.ujj.-hiu m   ijmr iijJUMiMatuaa  ��� ���IU.M-[__ffT_p__t_^_U_W_.  Lours Bi,ui;  A.  FiSHBR.  J  IV__L_I_,S     AND     YARDS     AT  Greenwood City  Mk  Anaconda, B,C  Manufacturers of Roug-h  and  Dressed  Shingles, Lathi Mouldings, Sash and Doors,  Si'*     SI*    SI'*  �����!���? '"If" <!lf~  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to, any place in the City or to Mining Gamps  T  ER MOTEL  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,C,  SI'* Sit- Sit-  '"If '"l<f~ '"If"  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining Men.        Best of Wines, Liquors and Cig-ars.  ��� Livery Stabile in connection.���������  '"if  '^f  Si'*  '"If  ?  rietor,  u_uw.ni���mtii������7&u_ufla_e����������_-w-nMMHin���iaiuummmtnuaiMm  If yon  do,   Never Forget that  we  have   placed  in  stock with our other lines of Household Furnishings  some   FIRST-CLASS MACHINES.     We buy  them direct from the manufacturers and are prepared  to sell at .prices to suit the times.  We call your special attention to our new  Which   can   be  seen   at  our  Store.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  J.  PIERCY & CO.,  25, 27, 2(>   YATES STREET,  VICTORIA,     ���    B,G  Wholesale Dry Goods.  and  Clothing /Manufacturers- :���*���$.'  *:���������  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  ,-t' ���  I'v  i:  ;���>.  i,  ���a*.  if k'ihii Miiiitirri||<Mi%i,iwiiiiiNnm-ny  GREENWOOD AND  DISTRICT.  H. and D. Murray of Midway were  in the city on Tuesday.  R. W. McFarlane left Sunday evening for Spokane and Vancouver.  The C. P. R. surveyors were taking  levels in the city on Tuesday last.  On    the 1 Snowshoe   in Greenwood  camp, the incline   shaft   is  down   100  '  feet. ; ���.  E. Mortimer, of Rossland, arrived in  town the past week to take a position  with R. J. Bealey & Co., of Greenwood.  W. H. Webb, carriage builder of  Midway, has been in the city the past  week superintending the woodwork of  D. McDuff's business here.  The first issue of the Republic Pioneer, published at Eureka (now Republic), on the Colville reservation, will  appear this week by Cleveland and  Drake.  The many friends in the city of R.  W. Deans, provincial constable at  Osoyoos, were pleased to see him on  the street the past week. He was over  on official business.  Constable Gardom of Midway was in  the city Tuesday looking for a justice  of the peace, to try a charge of furnishing whiskey to an Indian, two justices being required for the purpose.  W. A. Corbett who is largely interested in Summit camp was in town the  past week. He is at present doing development work on the Summit claim,  on which a tunnel has been run 30  feet. ������ ' ��� .,-���-  Prof. Boice will give a Hard Times  Ball in Rendell & Co's. hall on the  evening of April 1st. A hard times  lunch in family style will be served at  the Pioneer ..hotel, the cost of which  will be 49 cents.  Four men are working on the Monte  Cristo and Monte Carlo in Greenwood  camp. The claims were recently bonded by Thos. Roderick to J. Lucy. The  cost of development work now being  done will amount to about $1,300.  Tenders are being asked by J. H.  McFarlane for the erection of three  cabins on the Sunset, Deadwood camp.  The dimensions of the buildings are  24x16x8, 20x16x8, and 16x14x8 feet.  Development work will be started on  the claim shortly.  Aid. Kerr returned from Grand Forks  on Monday where he had been on business, connected with his company,  which has purchased the butcher business formerly run by Mr. Seers of that  place. Mr. Kerr left for the Similkameen on Wednesday morning.  Martin Walsh has struck a rich lead  on the Lenbrock, an adjoining claim  to the Mother Lode in Deadwood camp.  The ledge is over 50 feet in width and  carries ore similar to that on the  Mother Lode lead. On the claim there  is a 50-foot tunnel and. about 30-feet of  a shaft.  W. H. Norris, of the Midway Advance, was in town the past week,  after an absence in Vernon for about  a month. In an interview with a representative of The Times Mr. Norris  stated that business was very dull up  north but prospects were favorable for  good crops this season. One of the  trreat difficulties the fruit growers will  have to contend with this season is the  green aphis. Mr. Norris has made a  study of the green aphis, and believes  it to be an annual of spontaneous  origin, which same is calculated to be  very injurious to fruit trees, gooseberry bushes, etc. , The tobacco growth  will be larger this year than formerh'.  Jas. Moran  of  Greenwood   camp returned   on   Sunday   last   from Myer's  been  on   business  and   G.   W.   Runi-  in   that   section.  creek where he had  connected with his  berger's     interests  Mining matters are quiet at present on  the creek, very little development work  being done.  M. E. Miller, of Miller Bros., Greenwood, returned from California, Saturday last. Mr. Miller ohas been gone  since January, and on the 2nd inst.  was married in San Francisco to Miss  Alice Stiles of that city. His many  acquaintances in the city are offering  best wishes for a happy life to Mr.  Miller and his bride.  Geo. P. Spiendler passed through  the city this week to commence work  on his properties on Pass creek, the  Minnie and Golden Horn. On these  claims about 150 feet of tunnel has  been run. Mr. Spiendler has been in  the Slocan during- the winter, and intends to remain here and develop his  properties.  W. M. Y. Williams, general superintendent of the Ironsides company's  properties in Kootenay and Yale, was  in the city this week looking over the  Old Ironsides and other properties belonging to. the company: Mr. Williams has had a large experience in  inining on this continent and the Old  country. The company is interested  in mineral claims in the Slocan, Rossland and East Kootenay.  JUST RECEIVED.���A shipment of  # Bon-Bons.  We recommend these as the Finest.Confectionery that mone3r can bu3'.  (_��>,���AT-���^)  SMITH & McRAE'S, '  Book's, Stationery, Wall Paper, Fancy  Goods and Notions,  GREENWOOD    :    :    B.C.  Delicious  Toothsome  *%*ib3'  e a   b  WILLS'Famous "Navy Cut," "Traveller,"  and other lines of Tobaccos.  IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS.  n. E. ERAZEE,  Hamill Block  Copper Street.  a-_B___jra_---_a'ji-Cia-L^  Corporation of the City of  Greenwood,  (3  ALL PERSONS not having taken out their  Doy Licenses on or before the 31st day of  March. 1898, will be prosecuted according to  law. ��.   B.   TAYLOR,  Collector.  Seed Oats.  Seed Wheat.  Seed Potatoes.  4ST Absolutely free from Foul Stuff. ^'���M  At  W. H. Covert's ' - .-   Carson, b.c.  D.  McDUPP,  General  GREENWOOD,     B.O,  Me.      ��_��.      jjg.-  ���S/jT       "SjS*        vts>  All kinds of work executed to the  satisfaction of customers.  Certificate of the Registration of  AN EXTRA-PROVINClAIy COMPANY.  44 Companies'Act, 1897."  The Everett & Spokane Mining Company.  Registered the 8th day of March, 1898.   ."  T HEREBY CERTIFY that I have this day  J_ registered "The Everett & Spokane Mining-  Conipan3r," as an Extra-Provincial Company  under the "Companies' Act, 1897," to carr3rout  or effect all or any of the objects hereinafter  set forth, to which the legislative authority of  the Legislature of British Columbia extends. ". '  The head office of the company is situate in  the city of Spokane, Washington State, U.S.A.  The amount of the capital of the company 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 Greenwood City, is Ihe attorney for the compauj^.  The time of the existence of the companv is  fifty (50) years   ' ~    .'  The objects for which the company has been*  established are :  The purchasing of, prospecting for, and developing and working of mines and mining  claims in the State of Washington and British  Columbia; also to acquire bj' gift, purchase,  location, lease or otherwise, real and personal  property, and to sell and mortgage the same ;  to purchase, erect, own, mortgage, bond, l-.ase  and dispose of mines, .mills, smeiters and all  kinds of buildings and machinery, 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 aud dispose of wagon roads and railroads as may be  necessary to own and use in connection with  the business of this compaii3r ; to locate, buy,  sell, lease, mortgage, own and dispose of water  rights and water ways, ditches, Humes, pipe  lines and other property, real or personal,  necessar\r to be owned and used in the conveying or securing water to be used for mining  and milling purposes ; to buy, sell, hold and  dispose of its own stock aud the stock of other  corporations, arid all kinds of stock and bonds  and personal property, and to do aud perform  all and every of the tilings cognate 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  mortgage the same if it desires.  Given under ni3r hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  eighth da3' of March, one thousand eight  hundred and uinet3r-eight.  [���us.]- . S. Y. WOOTTON,  80-4 Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  Corporation  of the City of  Greenwood  Tenders for Debentures  TENDERS, addressed to the "City Clerk,  Greenwood, B.C.,'" will be received for  the purchase of the Debentures authorised lo  be issued b.v the Corporation of the City of  Greenwood, B.C., under By-laws, Nos. 5 and o.  The debentures will be issued in the sum .of'SI00  each, the total amounts being 811,000 for Waterworks aud S14,000 for Street Improvements.'  bearing six per cent, interest aud running for  twe'nt3* years.  Tenders may be made for the whole, or any  part of the above sum, but the Council reserves  the right to accept or reject any or all tenders.  Greenwood, B.C..  March 10th, ���!SON.  G.  I,. TAYLOR.  Citv Clerk. :]   '  THE   BOUND AR'Y   CREEK   TIMES,  maa_���uamay ii  HEAD     OSP.IOB:   -R'OSSLAND,      B.O.  Capital, $1,500,000,     <3C  1,500,000 Shares, par value $100,    Fully paid and Nonassessable,  Treasury  Stock,  500,000  Shares,  Hon.  Officers :   ���  ,       ,   ���     . ���������' " ���������....  President:   HON.   T.   M.   DALY, 'Ex-Minister of Interior.  Vice-President:   ANDREW   KELLY,   of Alexander,  Kelly & Co.,  Brandon,  Man.  Secretary-Treasurer:   W.   L.   ORDE,   Esq.,   Rossland,   B.C.  0 Board   of   Directors : ,v  cJ. ,N.   Kirchoffer,   W.  A.   AYacdonald,   Q.C.,  cJ.  cJermyn,   Wm. cJohnson, W. A. fuller  W. ci. Porter, and G. H. Collins.  1!  51  Owns the "Golden Grown" mineral claim, situated in Wellington camp, Yale District, B,C,  The Empire Typewriter.  Bic3rcles, fire-arms and typewriters  have been until recently sold at a price  from 60 to 80 per cent, above the cost  of manufacture. The Williams Manufacturing- Company, of Montreal, have  inaugurated , a new plan. They are  manufacturing- a typewriter���the "Empire," illustrated on another page���  equal to any of the standard machines  and having .several points of superiority, and are at the same time offering-  it nearly one-half the standard price.  Several have already been purchased  in this district and are g-iving- entire  satisfaction.  The  C.P.R.  Has  a Weak Case.  Toronto Globe, March 18th.  As the matter now stands, it is  difficult to see how the government or parliament can refuse the charter for  an  American railway crossing-the border,  but asking no subsidy  and   content to  run its chance of  competition  for  the  trade of the coast cities.    Some oppose  the Kettle River Valley railway  charter because they think the  C.P.R. will  soon   acquire  the  V., V. & E.   charter  and build from the coast to   Kootenay,  if nor ival   companies  are allowed  to  run into  the  Boundary   country   from  the east.    The opposition  to the K. R.  V. Co.   will   not  be   very  strong-,   and  those   who   best   know   the   situation  affirm that far from retarding  the extension of the C.P.R. southern division  from the Columbia river to  the  coast,  the chartering- of  the! Corbin  railway  will make the C.P.R. look to its laurels  and  force   it   into   immediate   action.  President Van Home does  not  often  appear before  a  committee of parliament,   but  he  did   so   yesterday   and  -pleaded his   own   case; and  that  notwithstanding-   this  the   railway   committee was decidedly in favor of refusing his request goes far to prove  that  the   overwhelming-    influence   of   Sir  William in national politics,  of  which  so much is heard, is a  good   deal of  a  fiction.   He has usually been fortunate  in having- a good case.    The  president  of the C.P.R., with a strong- case,  is a  power at Ottawa ; with   a  weak  case,  such as he represented to-day,   he   can  do little..more to sway the judgment of  the   members   than   any other railway--  promoter.   E. B. Simmons, of the International  hotel, returned from' a business trip to  Oro. Washington, the joast week.  i**  Wholseale and Retail Dealers in ',..���-.'���  FRESH   AND   SALTED   MEATS  HAMS, BACON, LARD, Etc. ,.: : :  GREENWOOD, GRAND FORKS. & MIDWAY:  Boilers,  Hoists,  Pumps,  Cars,  Wheels,  Electric  Batteries  and Fuse,  Stamp Mills,  Compressors,  Drills,  Hose,  Oils &. Waste,  Pipe & Fittings  Gongs, &c,  STOOK     ON      HAND     'AT     ROSSLAND,  eiick  es Macnine to  ��  O  e     o  e     e     ��  &  F.   R.  MENDENHALL,   Agent,   Spokane and  Rossland.  FlKST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION.     GOOD  STABLING.     STOPPING PLACE FOR STAGES.  McAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors,

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