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 ature" Lib?'irv  ft fit  y* I  Published Semi-Weekly,"in the: Interests op the Boundary Greek Mining District.<��;  Vol, VL  GREENWOOD, B, G, WEDNESDAY MAY 31,1899,   L-l. ���..;..;.  160  No. 4  '**-^c-s^^cfa<--^^ '  Contractors for tlie design and construction of complete-Stamp Mills, Concentration,  [//���:���::.,'.;"..,     Chlorination, Cyanide and Smelter Equipments; c-  ��  *H  i i-i'  J!*  ���"���'iso ������'���  ������������a-.-.- ������:���    -  .33;.'.-1    !���:  .        :     '  ��� :  CO,  '���*H-!,'   y    ' -  ���f-H  '���S;  >������.��� *:���    -  tV)  . ��'  3'  ���no -..  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Groceries,  ?��� i  -fetodii^^  Cured Meats, Powder,  Builders' Hardware, .Goodwin Candles,.  I Mining Supplies,' { ' ; Granite Gahdlesy .'_���;���       ��� ���";  Bar Iron,   , ,: . Tubular Barrows,  Mining Rails, Earthenware,  Fuse, j Glassware,  ��� Caps, ������.. Crockery;...',:.  Purchasers are invited to inspect our stock and get our prices,  j'Ffeeqi-,',- J: ''������ ���;'.'���  -Ha'y, Oats;-:  Vegetables^   ,  '"'Ffeslx, Eggs,' -.:,;-  Fruits,  Rope,  Coil CBairii;   ;       .-.'.'���  Blacksmith's Goali  Crowbars,  Anvils, Bellows,   :  Picks and Shovels,  Sheet Glass,  ���ERRY-. cSc  J. J.. Gaulfield  .. Neil-H. Lamont  I     No more vexatious   delays.     We  have  �� ��� on hand a full stock of  And al! kinds of BUILDERS' MATERIAL.  A  large  stock  of Bar Iron,  Steel,  Blacksmiths', Supplies,  Anvils,  Bellows,  etc,  etc,  etc,  ...GAULFIELD  &   LAMONT...  Copper Street, Three Doors South of the Bank of Montreal.  ^aiauiuiuuiiiiiUiiiiiiuiiuiuiuuiauuiuuiiiuiuiuuuiaiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiii^  IS THE BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD. A New Buildiiijf, well furnislicd. , Kirst-clnss  Service in all departments. Choice, Wines, Liquors and Ciyars. ��� Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  Copper Street, Greenwood,  A   BIG   CELEBRATION.  Decided   Upon   by  the   Citizens  at  a  Mass  meeting in the City.  Greenwood is going- to have the biggest celebration ever held in the Boundary Ceek country. ��� The citizens so  decided at a mass meeting . held on  Tuesday evening last. The meeting  was largely attended. Mayor Hardy  was voted to the chair, and W. J. Lee  appointed secretary. It was decided  to hold the celebration on Monday and  Tuesday, July 3 and 4. Many were in  favor of a First of July Celebration,  but admitted the impractibility of having a successful celebration on Saturday with a ball in the evening. The  following" general committee . was appointed : The mayor arid Messrs. Ferguson, Galloway, Howe, Sutherland,  Ross, Nelson, Strickland, ��� Madden,  and Ltickenbel. It was decided to  allow the'firemen to hold the ball, and  retain the' profits as they were instrumental in securing band instruments,  which- will reach- here before the cele-.',  bration. 'Mrs. Foreman was thanked,  for the use of the hall, and the general  meeting, was adjourned. A large number of citizens remained to organize a  general athletic association, the baseball'association being merged into the  general ��� one'. The following officers ;  were elected :���President, H. Howson;  vice-president, F. Ketchum ; secretary,  M. E. Miller ; and additional directors,;  Messrs. Palmer and Dallas. -A committee was appointed to-draft a constitution and by-laws. The association  is' intended td foster and encourage  legitimate sport of every description.  The general celebration committee had  an after meeting, and outlined plans!  for the'celebration. Mayor Hardy, was  appointed chairman and W. J; Lee  secretary. The following sub-committees were appointed :���finance, Nelson,  Sutherland, Ferguson ; sports, Ferguson, Sutherland, ' Galloway';' advertis-.  ing, "Ross, Luckenbel, Lee; - program,  Ross, Sutherland; Madden. The finance  committee has already commenced work  and have met with good success.  ANOTHER   VACANCY.  Aid. Naden Resigns as Alderman In the North  Ward.' . ���"  The regular; meeting of the City  Council was held on Monday evening  with Mayor Hardy in the chair and  Aid. Galloway, Wood, Sutherland,  Cropley, and Cameron present. Beaumont Briggs, secretary of the Victoria  Celebration Committee, invited, the  members'of the council to the celebration at Victoria. A. Campbell Red'die,  deputy provincial secretary, notified  the council of the appointment of Aid.  Sutherland as police commissioner.  Hallett & Shaw wrote in reference to  Boundary Creek washing'away a portion of Smith & Estep's lot on Silver  street. Aid. Naden tendered his resignation as alderman for the north ward.  Mr. Naden informed the council that  the, property upon which he qualified  had been sold, and that his other property  in   the  city   was hot registered a  liiuumMuumuauM!  Bill Files  Hook Files  Letter Files  Paper Trays  Sealing Wax  Elastic Bands  Paper   Clips  Paper   Erasers  Pen   /  R acks-  Paper  / Fasteners  Tn Fact Everything  in the Line of   OFFICF. -SUPPLIES  ...May be Had at....  SMITH..  V.C  ijsii i.-lime,     The  resig-  " '.  accep'/d, and nomination  day fixed fur Saiut"-  tion   if  sufficien/. 1  ..      .'    ��  nation v.  -��    ��� . '..., ���  ay, June 10���elec-  necessary* 'Sn the 13th. The  Finance Gommity.e reported sereral  accounts. Mayor If ardy reported that  the C. P. R. had promised an overhead  crossing for Garland street, and the  bridge across Boundary Creek at this  point will be made secure. The owners  of property in the blocks between Dead-  wood and Greenwood, and'Government  and Copper, streets asked that the alley  be opened. The council will attend to  this matter as soon as funds are available. The money by-laws and the  license by-law were finally passed, and  the clerk instructed to have debentures  printed. A contract will be awarded  for grading the balance of Silver street.  Aid. Sutherland and Cropley for south  ward and Aid. Galloway and Wood for  north ward were appointed commissioners under the health act., A rate  by-law will be introduced at the next  meeting by Aid. Galloway. The owners  of Barrett Hall were instructed to make  the stairs, safe. ..���-- ���������  ��� JAMES   MARTIN. . M.P.P.  Yisits his Constituents in the Boundary Creek  District."  James Martin;   M'''P..P.,  spent  last  week in Greenwood and vicinity.     Mr.  Martin   is   visiting   his   constituents,  studying   their   requirements   with   a  view to placing  the same before  the  government.     He  is anxious that certain sums out of the'rather small  vote  for ther district should.be set aside for  roads in the Boundary  Creek district.  Mr. Martin;spent two "days in Midway.  ���   While here he  was  interviewed   by  ;members of the Boundary  Creek Law-  Association.      They  urged  upon  him  the  importance, of   having   a   county  ;court registrar appointed at Greenwood  ; so  that  sessions  of  the  county  court  could .be. held .here regularly..    They  'pointed out that Greenwood was  the  .most important place in the Boundary  1 Creek country, that ten barristers were  located and practicing here, that much  ��� expense and inconvenience  would  be  .' removed by  the holding of sessions of  the county court here.     They, also referred to  the inconvenience of having  a mining recorder no nearer than Midway,  and registry office at Kamloops,  and urged that similar offices be opened  here.    Mr.. Martin  admitted that  the  barristers   had   made   out   a   strong  case and promised to draw the  attention bt the government to the matters  referred to at an early date.  Mr. Martin met a great many of the  electors and listened to their, requests  and complaints. He left oh Wednesday, for Summit camp where he and his-  brothers are interested in mining.  properties.  Gilbert Mahon of the Jewel mine  was in the city this week.  J. W. Boyd and Geo. W. Lemon two  Denver, Col., mining men are in the  city.  Donald Graham ex-M.* P. P. came  over from Rossland via Brooklyn on  Tuesday. He will spend several days  in the city where he has heavy property interests.  MINING   NOTES-  The big plant for the Winnipeg mine  is being placed in position.  The Velvet, a claim adjoining the  Boundary Creek Mining and Milling  company's properties, is showing up  well under the development. There  are two men at work sinking on the  property. The vein is about two feet  wide, and runs high in gold and copper. The Velvet is owned by Messrs.  Wilson and Erlich of P. Burns & Co.  The Burleigh Drill Contracting and  Development company has been reorganized in Spokane. The officers now  are :���president and manager, G. Mart.  Corns, Greenwood ; vice-president, C.  Scott Galloway ; secretary, F. L. Farn-  ham, Spokane; treasurer, Eugene Den-  zee, Spokane. These and G. M. Fors-  ter, E. J. Dyer, E. C. Brown, and J. W.  Hill constitute the board of directors.  David Beath left yesterday with five  men to do development work on the  Paymaster, a Beaver creek property.  The Paymaster was recently bonded  to a Toronto syndicate for a large  figure. It is owned by D. Beath,'R.  Wood and Capt. Shields. There is a  well defined four foot ledge on the property. Surface assays run 314.20 in  gold and silver. It is the intention to  sink a shaft on the ore,  rr*-<. 1  THE   BOUNDARY   CREE      TIMES.  *  I. It.   IIALLIiTT.  II. C. SHAW-  HALLETT <& SHAW  NOTARIES   PUBLIC.  Cable Address: '���hallkt."   ,  ( Bedford M'Neill's  U room hairs , Greenwood.  Moreing ^ Neal's  Leiber's.    '-  Codes  a. c.  nRINGLL   ~   WHITESIDE,  ���    barristers and Solicitors,.  ,  . rrtofariee (puBft'c, efc,  Bakuktt I!lock,-Copper Street,  I'.KKI'.NWOOD.  O     ��3.   KERR. io   ,  l.iAKKisTuu and Solicitor,  Notary Pfiu.ic.  'OKKENWOOD, H. C  J. K. Ilk.AVN. AMS HAI.I., I.I.. II.. I!. C. I.  J. S. M. MOKH1SON, I..I..11.  fgdfi', QSrots?ti ��- (tttorrtcon  Bakkistkks andSolicitoks, Notaries  Public, Etc.  Nadeii-l.'looil Block, Copper Street Greenwood.  prORSES   M.   KERBY,  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  ��� (prootnctdf &dtt&^uroe-gor  AND  CIVIL ENGINEER,'  �� frtofarg (pufific ���  midway,   b.c'.  W.    GROVES.  Civil & Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  GREENWOOD,   B.C.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.    ���    r  Underground Surveys.  G.  Af-OUESS, M.A.  II.  A.  GUESS,  M.A.  Guess Bros:  GHEMISTS--MD- ENGINEERS:-  Mining Properties Examined and Reported on.    (Estab. 189S).  "  Greenwood, B. C.  Qi-IARLES AE..SHAW.  Givil   Engineer,  <Bomi'iti'on on6  "proftinc'a" finnb ^urBegor.  GREENWOOD,       -        B.C.    MOWAT L PALMER,  Mining and Real Estate Brokers ���  GREENWOOD.  ri.  A\.  KEEPER,,    .  Real Estate and /fining ..Broker  C-m'CE   OVER   BANK   OP   B..N. A.     '  -      GREENWOOD.  \Af     B.    PATON   &   CO..  Mining and  *���>><>  Real Estate Brokers  ���GREENWOOD.   B.C.  ^    W. ROSS,  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Boundary   and   Camp   McKinney  properties  given especial attention.  1'UM.ISHED SEMI-WEEKLY 11Y.  The Boundary Creek Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan- Ross -. ...Editor.  W. J. Hakiiek ...: Manag-er.  ADVERTISING RATES PER MONTH.  1 inch   2,inches  3 inches  4 inches  6 inches  8 inches  10 inches  12 inches  15 inches  ....S 2 SO     3 SO  .... 4 SO  .... 5 SO  .... 7 50  .... 9 SO'*  .... 11 50  .. . 13 SO  .... 16 00  One-third off these  prices, if only one  insertion per week  is contracted for.  0 inches       -  20 00  Address all communications to'     >  The Times,  Greenwood, B.C.  Subscription, $2.00 per Year, in Advance.  WEDNESDAY,  MAY 31, 1899.  ROAD APPROPRIATIONS.  Boundary creek has always, 'been  politically unfortunate. Until the  redistribution bill of 189S, it was a  portion of the district of East Yale and  as far as appropriations were concerned, it had to be satisfied with the  crumbs that fell front the (government  agent's table at Vernon. Cur political  reasons, Boundary creek wassep'-rated  from East Yale:and added to the Rossland constituency. The legislature  voted certain sums of money to be expended in the building- and repairing  of roads in the different constituencies.  The government agent at Vernon repudiated any connection between East  Yale and Boundary creek in the matter  of appropriations-and told the people  here to look to Rossland. They looked  and saw nothing encouraging-. The  Rossland agent was quite sure that the  carving tip of the district by an infamous gerrymander was not intended  to effect the expenditure of public  nioney and that Boundary creek must  still exist on Vernon crumbs. It was  finally decided that the separation was  complete and that if Boundary creek ,  assumed the responsibility of assisting  in the election of a representative for-  the Rossland constituency,   it  was en  titled to a share of the appropriations.  While it is well to know where we are  at, we greatly fear that crumbs will  still be our portion.  The government has fallen into the  error of its predecessor and is milking  the interior mining districts to provide  one million dollars for a Pacific cable'  and other schemes equally tinsnited to  the present conditions iii the province.  The government should .{rive every  encouragement to the development of  the illimitable natural resources of the  province rather than throw money  away on undertakings that may be.  rich in sentiment but poor when assayed for practical values. It is a sad  commentary on the methods of the  government when the people of Greenwood must provide a fund for building  public roads throughout a district  which has for years poured nioney into tlie provincial exchequer.  UNWISE APPOINTMENTS.  Had the government placed the  names of the electors in a hat and  extracted thereform the number necessary to make up the list . of newly  elected justices of the peace, the appointments would have given greater  satisfaction. A more unsuitable job  lot of appointments could not be  imag-ined. Under the new order of  thing's Princeton containing- two or  three houses and about double- that  number of residents has six justices of  the peace, while Greenwood has none,  and Midway none. The nearest justice  of the peace to the city is. Chas. Hay  of Columbia. Jas. Kerr, than whom  there was not a more conscientious nor  more intelligent justice in the country  is not included in the re-appointments..  The only possible reason for this is  that Mr. Kerr did yeoman service in  securing the election of a supporter of  the present g-overnment.  The truth is that thepresent government is composed of about as poor a  lot of politicians as can be found anywhere. ��� All the details that go to keep  a party strong are neglected and  everything is centralized . in the Hon.  Joseph Martin. ' Members who know  the wants and requirements of their  respective districts are not consulted  and every act of the government  creates dissatisfaction. ��� The duties of  the members are limited, to acting as  voting machines in the house and  apologists for political blunders in  their constituencies.  If the government is to escape disaster it must be disciplined by its  supporters. Its members must be  taught to recognize that' they are the  leaders of a party only when they  carry out the wishes of the party.  Under present conditions the rank and  file have nothing, to do but attempt to  justify actions that they know are  politically foolish and ill timed.  ROAD TO WEST FORK.  Money to be Subscribed by the Citizens of  Greenwood.  The business men of Greenwood  have subscribed liberally towards the  construction of a wagon . road from  Greenwood to the West Pork of  Kettle. River. The route to be taken  is from up Boundary creek to the  WestjFork'... The road will be less than  half the length of that by the way of  Rock Creek. There is. already a  wagon road up Boundary creek for  eleven miles- and another ten miles  will bring the road to the West Fork.  The country to be opened out is comparatively level so that, the road will  be an inexpensive one. The importance of bringing the West Fork  country ��� in closer . touch with Greenwood cannot be overestimated.  Goupil & Holden, signwriters, painters, paperhangers, etc., etc., etc.  U 4s <$r 4.4s 4- 4* *��-��� �����$��� 4* ���$��� ��� 9?  ? Just":::::! I  4��   A FINE LINE OF  ��^  t".                California Bottled and Can-     'a  "J* ned (roods  ("j3  <*��*>  J Grocery > Stock .*  ned floods..  A. Most Complete  Rex Meats T  *|* Hazel-wood Butter and j*  2! Eggs always in stock.   ^  Barrett Block, Copper Street, &  4�� -GREENWOOD. ���       -4��  4> 4s*  26 ���$��� *��* -f* <%> ��f*.'��$��� *��* '���$��� ��$*'���$��� *�����* %  W. S. KEITH, M. E.  F.     KETCHUM.  .KEITH & KETCHUM  greenwood, b. c.  Mining: Properties Examined  AND    REPORTED    ON.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . . . THE MART. . .  GADSCE & WICKWIRE, Agegrgenwood.  G. M. HILLARY, B. Sc.  ASSAYER   AND  CHEMIST.  Graduate   of   McGill   University    in   Mining  Engineering.  GREENWOOD   -   -   B. C.  Kcrby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Drueglrts' Sundries, Stationery, etc..  H. B. MUNROE, Greenwood.  CORYELL'S MAP, Price $1.25.  Kerby's Map ot Wellington Camp, $1.00  ��-   . '  A fine line of        '    '   - ���  Pipes,   Cigars^  Tobacco  I^Jus tReceived.  and Pouches  J. A. UNSWORTH,  Druggist '.*' Midway.  Money Made  Is Money Saved:������:���  You can  make   money  by  buying your  . .GR0CERIBS..  at Bannerman Bt*os��� Copper St,  Best cooking- and eating-  apples in  the market.  Copper Street, Greenwood,  DENTAL NOTICE.  D  R. R. MA'THISON will open  a dental office in Greenwood  as soon as the buildiuy in  which lie has cn^ag-ed rooms  is completed���probably about  end   of   May.  ,    v'i~      Vf      *��������?      ^if     %*     ~''��     ,�����������.*  Thos. McDonnell.    .,     R. M.  McEntir  McDonnells McEHtire,  Mines and.  Real Estate  GREENWOOD    and   CAMP McKINNEY  *'.'&      *wi      A'��   ��� jSfe '   vi'i ,   i.��t       Jfe  ttfi ,   'A*      "w     -w    -9ff    �������?     -A*5  If your Watch is tired  TAKE   IT   TO  - - THE - -''.".  WATCHMAKER.  OKKKNWOOD  And have it fixed riffht.   Over 30 years' experience, and the most complete stock of material  with which to do work correctly.  STOCKS.  Boundary Creek M. & M. Co   Brandon & Golden Crown       Helen!.   Highland Queen....:   Morrison   Camp McKinney Gold M. & M. Co   Waterloo   Winnipeg......   ....  5  30  6  5  18  S  13  30  List Your Stocks With Us,  Mowat & Palmer,  Mining and Real Estate Brokers,  GREENWOOD.    B.C. ,  A Choice Line of Staple and Fancy  Has Arrived.  EVERYTHING   FRESH.  ��$�� We want your patronage, ��j��  n. E. rRA'Z'EE,.  Grocery and Bakery,  Hamill Block, Copter Street. Greenwood.  Gem Restaurant  And LUNCH COUNTER.  Meals at all hours.  Open Day and Nig-ht.  Private Boxes. launches put up.  Fresh Eastern Oysters Daily.  -   ���*Vi��� . ��� ���    '  ''if  WERNER & PITTOCK. Proprietors,  COPPER STREET GREENWOOD,  B. C.  Proprietors of the Fletcher &  Goodhue sawmill, is prepared  to furnish all kinds _of Rough  and Dressed  HUM BE-  '-Lath, Mouldings,  Etc., Etc  Greenwood Office���Corner of Mineral  and Kimberlev streets.  YOU WANT A  We can guarantee satisfaction.  A big; consignment of latest  patterns will arrive in a few  days.    Call and get our prices.  Mitchell &. Massie, Merchant Tailors  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  R. F. Coates & Co.  Contractors  Greenwood,   B.C.  _�����"   v��~   ->r.*  Store Fronts &. Fixtures a Specialty  ank of Montreal  Capital, all paid up, $12,000,000.  Rest...         $6,000,000.  President:.  Lord Stratiicona and Mount Royal.  Vice-President: ���.---  Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Manager ! ..E. S. Clouston.  Branches in London (England),  New York, Chicago,  And in the princlpal'cities in Canada.  S%     }V4     }S%  ���' 3Ar    ?,v    %v  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and  Cable Transfers; Grant Commercial  and Travellers' Credits, available in  any part of the World. .     . ���,  .  Drafts issued,  Collections made,  etc.  Greenwood Branchr  F. J. FINUCANE, Manager,  THE   CANADIAN  Head Office \J TORONTO.  Established 1807.  Paid-up Capital < / $6,000,000,  [Six Million Dollars.]  Rest         $.1,000,000.  PRESIDENT.   '  HON.   GEO.   A.   COX.  B. E. WAI.KER,  General Manaprer.  J. H. rWMMEK,  Asst, General Manager.  This Bank has the largest'number of  Branches of any Bank in Canada, with  Agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Orleans, Skagway and Dawson City.  Accoun ts of Corporations, Merchan ts,  and Individuals received on' favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Cr.edits, Travellers' Credits, and Circular Notes issued  available in.any. part of the \Vprld._  Approved Notes Discounted, Collections made.  A general Banking business   transacted. ��� '���!'.,.  ...              .-.        ���- i(i  Greenwood Branchy,    ' y  : D:-. A.;. CAMERON.,      '  ,-'.... Manag-er.  THE  BANK  OF  Established in 1836.      '.   .'  ��� Incorporated by Royal Charter*.  .>  Pald:Up Capital........ $4,866,666 ...  Reserve Fund $1,460,000  f London Office:  3 Clement's Lar.eJ Lombard Street, E. C.  Court of Hikectors^d  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter.  Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H..Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J. B. Kendall, J. J. King-s-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. \Vhatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James St., Montreal.  H. Stikeman, general manager.       .<���  ������-..'���     J. Eliusley, inspector.  '������ ���^:i������  ,: Branches in Canada: ,  'London, vBrantford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec.cSt. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. \V.  ���T., Grei-mvood and Atlin.B. C.  AcijNTs in the United States:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  Naii.mal Bank. New York���(52. Wall street)  W. Uwsim and J. C. Welsh, agents. San  Fiaiiciscn���(124 Sausome street) H. J..Mc-  Michael aud J. R. A'ritb'rose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank of^England and Messrs. Glj'n & Co.  Foreign Agents:  ' Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand-^-Union  Baud of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���'Chartered Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard,  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonuais.     ....  F. f. SHORT, Manager,-Greenwood,; B;:-.C.  ���^���- '  ., -'     i���.;' ^  , ,  '  '. '.'. i'   ;  M.: 1  ||     Shannon   -Files,    W  g|        Letter  Clips,        ��j  Stick Files, P  % World Almanack, '9.9. *g  Chicago Neins  "   '99. |  Canadian':      "   '99.  'Pocket Diaries.  ILL  ��� J :;-'@  Copper Street.  To Lease,  LOT   9,   BLOCK   13,    City   of   Greenwood.  Will lease for the term of three"-vears.  Applicants write to P. O. BOX 22i"  ���   apl29 ...:���'..:*..   .-,,,':.: ColvUle,.'\Vai(h  as  7*v^  i**j ITY" **","r*rin*"*T-rr"�� *���i ~  T;  V  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Lot 14* Block 131 next Burns' butcher shop ? Lots 11 and 12, Block 13, between Providence and  Brooklyn streets; Lot 3* BL 16, opposite Postoffice,  Fisher Addition and several other  ^ Choice Lots/   If You Want Bargains, call and see me,  - '���-'" -������  AT  SAWMILL  OFFICE.  ' /'������     A      .   I.  C   E.   MALLETTE  ANOTHER VISIT.  1  1  H  U  H. M. Reefer Loses Thirty Dollars and a Pair  "-'.. of Trousers.  The sneak theiyes did not leave the  city after the ;first night's haul. On  Friday evening Et. .M. Keefer lost a  pair of trousers and about $30 in casli.  The thief was even bolder,than on the  previous evening.. He secured a ladder, entered anupstairs w.J ndow, walked through a bedroom where 'a' lady  was sleeping, went'downstairs and in-;  to Mr! Keefer's room; .He 'secured the;  trousers and went out by the front  door. Although' several Tpeople were  sleeping in the house, no one heard the  burglar.   ' '   ' ���-.���������'���'  To show that the, thieves, are -extremely bold and. ,that nioney is the  only article they care for, it is necessary to'state that Mr. Abbot received  through the Greenwood post office a  package containing the railway tickets  and papers that were in his pockets  when he was.'rqbBed,las;t week: . ,'The  package was jn the letter box ..inside of  postoffice so that it must have been  mailed-' before ten o'clock at night  when the outside door .is closed.  Chief McLaren and his men are  keeping a sharp lookout' for. any  suspicious characters with the result  that the chain gang is becoming  larger.'daily. .East week the chief',  searched three men that looked as if  they might have-taken a, hand in the  robberies but nothing of any incriminating nature was found.  The gang who vyeie operating in the  city  have' probably�� moved  to  Grand  Forks.' -Their  depredations were of a ���  more,.serious ...nature, -in  as much, as  they 'succeeded .."-.in '.   robbing     Her  Majesty's.mail.'" Two sacks1 of letters,  one for Greenwood and one for  Grand  Forks were taken.    The robbingof the  mails was not a difficult matter as the  sacks were left in the store, in, front of  the postoffice.  ��� When the mail stage '  arrives  frpm  Bossburg late  at night  the sacks ar^  thrown^ in by, the'front "  door and are" hot sorted' until morning.  The robbers pried open  the door and  took the two letter sacks.     Up to the  time of writing the police were unable  to secure}, any;-clue to tlie robbers or the '  sacks. j  The theft is  a  most serious one as  the Greenwood sack contained many  valuable documents, the loss of .which  will  pccas^ion'. inconvenience  to-'busi- .  ness men." ' Some; of the brokers were -'  expecting; transferred shares in  differ- ;  ent'companies!    These have not turn-:  ed up  yet.     Cheques  in payment of  accounts   and   also   nioney   were also-  expected.   It, Was, also reported in the  city that the till in the Columbia hotel  bar wa's rifled two. nights in succession.  JUSTICES GALORE.  Government   Cancell   bid 'Appointments' and  "���' Make New Ones. ���'���  ,A;n   extra  issue of the B. C. Gazette  contains 'nptica! that iHis Honor, the ,  . ��� . ��   i ������    J    ���   ���   ;  1   .    ,..        '  , Eieutenaht-G'overnoi' Ijas been pleased !  ' to can'cell all appointments of- Justices  of .the  Peace,  the same to take effect  the.30th day of June, 1899.     And -also-  that   about   200   new'"justices;' of,."the!  peace have been appointed,   the   appointments,to take.effect on May���*J3rd,  1899. . The new list contains a number  of.the old justices of the peace.     The  appointments for South Yale follows.:  Angus   Cameron,   Gladstone;   R.    E.  Gawston,   Keremeos;   Thomas    Ellis,  Penticton; William Forrest, Gladstone;  Charles     Hay,     Columbia;      Ainsley  Megraw,   Camp    McKinney;     D.    J.  ������JVlatheson,'.Cascade  City;   P.   T.   Mc-.  .Alluhr, Kettle River; G. C. 'McGregor',;  'Niagara; W. S. Parker,  Princeton;  E.  D; Reynolds,Fair'view;Paul Rochussen,  Cascade City.;���G-.i-'W. Ci' Rose,  Cascade  City,   Richard   Sidley,    Rock    Crook;  Samuel <F.   Scott, .Princeton;: Samuel  D.  Sahdcs,  Princeton;  W.  J:-Waterman.     Princeton;     Edward     Bullock o  .Webster, Keremeos.  \ ���    ���        -Cariboo of Camp McKinney. .  A gentleman in whom a large number of World readers   take  a  personal  interest arrived in  the; City yesterday  morning- and registered at the Queen's.  Mr.   George  B." McAttley;    managing  ��� director of-the-Cariboo Consolidated  ���Gold Mining, and Milling Company  o.f :  Camp McKiiiney', B. C, is the ni:tti���ry-.'  ���ferred.to.    Mr. . McAttley   is .one of the -  hardest  men   to   interview,  i.n.'l' lie-is  always particularly   silerit'iii'iviernin'g  enterprises  with- which   he himself is  indentified.    In response, 'however,-  to  ��� a   series  of questions    from   tin;   The  World, he imparted   soiue' iiiTorination  regarding the Cariboo mine, prefacing  his'rem'arks by stating that he 'did not  wish  to  say   anything that would af-,  feet the   value ��� of. the  stock .on the  market either'way.' .,;   ij ;!   ,   )���:  Mr. McAuley' left  Camp  McKinney  two weeks ago, aud when last he  saw  it,  the  Cariboo  mine ,was  looking as  * .  . . , ��� ^ t -  well as ever it did. The shaft was  down 350 feet, and dev'eloprtient work  was proceeding with full .force. As  soon as the cold weather had passe'd  away the mine had a plentiful supply  of .water,   and the  stamp  mill was in  ��� full blast, again..       .         As to the ore output, Mri McAuley  admitted that, the mine was turning  out more ore than the 20-stamp mill  could handle', but'he* could riot1- say  when the milling capacity would be increased. . This, would depend upon the  .decision of the directorate. .: '.���.���,  'The present development plant-of  the mine consists of a fourtdrjll air  compressor, but at the present 'time a  new.lOrdrill air compressor ife being installed. This will raise the mining  capacity Of the plant from four to 14  drills and,greatly facilitate the opening' up- of   the   company's property.  ���Besides proceeding 'with'the ordinary  development work, the policy of the  'company is to use part of its extra  power to open, up unexplored portions  of its main vein; w.ith'-.the 6"bject of, as  above stated, furnishing sufficient- ore  to supply an additional number of  stamps.���Tpronto World.  CJ-INKS, Garbage Boxes , and Cesspools iiced attention ud\v. Sometimes sickness in the summer months' is  due to laelc of disinfectants. Be on the  safe side���use Creolix now.  . CREOLIN is a prompt, reliable and  safe disinfectant. It is not poisonous,  and that is one of the reasons why it is  in such demand. Death throughicai-bolic  acid |s frequent. 5    !   j     '  ' 0=**=��>, .'���'��� �� i.  IN addition to its use as a general  disinfectant, Creolin is an agreeable  deodorizer for the sick room, an effect  tive home reined}' for burns, cuts aud  other hurts; and a useful application in,  treating skin 'blemishes and parasitic  diseases of animals.  -. ..     0=*��=D  THREE  table spoonfuls, of Creoliii  mixed with a gallon of water makes a  good disinfectant  Druggists and Jewelers.  Midway, B. C, May 20th, 1899.  To The Editor,  Boundary Creek Times,   .. ..���,-'..���'  Greenwood, B...C.   '  Dear Sir :  ���I have recently learned since my partial recovery from illness of  long duration that during the recent visit of Mr. Leonard Norris, assistant  commissioner of Land and Works, several land cases in regard to the .town  of Beaverton or the pre-emption of W. T. Thompson were tried.  I never heard of them ! ! They were never tried ! ! simple for the  reason that they never existed, Then why? Because the title to Beaverton is perfect.  ��� Who owns Beaverton ? The trading men in Greenwood mostly !  Bankers, the townsite owners of Greenwood, your leading brokers, assayers,  merchants, mining men,  and citizens.  Why do they own property in Beaverton ?    Because they know a good  thing when they see it.    That is what  is building Greenwood cit}* up so  fast, and besides they have been on the.ground and have seen it themselves.  Beaverton  is  the   cerminu.= of the West Fork branch of the Canadian  Pacific Railway, there are no other branches in that part of the country.  - Why is -Beaverton going to..b.e prosperous and a large and thriving  centre ? ' Because it .is ..the'key to the entire mining 'district,' arid .running";  right up to, in fact right into the town, are some of the largest and richest  surface showings of "mineral on'the continent. Ask such experienced men  inytli'ese matters as Robt. Wood, George Guess, ...C. Scott Galloway,,;J.C,  Haas, Janies'Siitherland,'C. iE). Shaw, or in fact anyone who has been at  "Be-ave'rton what he thinks 'of it ?.*       ; ...     * -���"'     .  .      \\  < Yours truly,'  W. T. THOMPSON.  *'GREENWOOD'* '  ���. ������, Produce i Commission Co.  Dealers in Hay, Gfain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  sVi.     s\':      i',"-  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  ":-'"��� Silver "Street, Greenv/.ood.  .-.i-ji i  YOUR    NATURAL . TEETH   ..,'.'..  Are better tlian any artificial ones-can ever be.  ;. Graduate Pennsylvania College; of Dental.  ,,      Surgery,  Philadelphia.  ������'  Licentiate of JJritish Columbia.  !iS Established in Greenwood for the  Practice of Dentistry in all its  branches,    /    ���    ���*���    <>    <>    <>    *  Office: Room 4 Men-Flood Bl'k  If the condition of your teeth  necessitates your  calling on a dentist    DO    IT   NOW.  Boundary Valley   Lodge  No. 38. I.O.O.F.  M EETS every Tuesday  .,.,., /   V    Evening   at   8.00   in  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C. A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning' breth-  re*V .       ' Thos. M. Gullev, N.G.  Duncan Ross, Rec. Sec.  A. ' F=.   &   A.   IV*.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A. F. & A. M.  Regular   Communication   first    Thursdav   in  every month.   Sojourning brethren cordiallv  invited. J.   C.   HAAS,    ..   "  C. Scott Galloway, W.M. Secretarv.  U Contractors and Builders M  "SVV.  m  || TURNING AND ��� BAKDSAWIXG M  m  i  A SPECIALTY. %('&  SHOP   AND Ol'l'ICK, Sri.VHK  ST.    |"f|  GREENWOOD, Ii. C. ��&  *&>k  MODEL    CAFE.  W. R. Courts, Pkop.  A New Restaurant in the Flootl-Naden-  Block, Run on the  LIVE AND LET LIVE PLAN  Our Tea; Coffee or Cocoa is  Always Fresh and Well Made  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that Ihe undersigned intend lo apply to the Hoard of.  License Commissioners of ihe City of Greenwood at their next silting after the dale hereof,  for a license lo sell liquor bv retail on the  premises known as the " Central Hotel," siiuat  on Lot in. lilock 3, Government street, iu the  Citv of Greenwood.  J. H. POSTY,  JOSEPH   VILLAXDKE.  Dated thisSlli March, l.W,  l..'MIWMmM.fflW,UIM,tMlJ.W!|��l^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES'.  ���X X Ask to see our T. B. SHIRTS no Better  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  J. C. Haas is away on a business  trip to Spokane. ' ���'  Thos. McDonnell is away on a business trip to Spokane.  The ferry at the West Fork crossing  was washed out last week but has  been replaced and communication with  the big- mining district again restored.  The plant for the Snowshoe mine, is  expected in next week. It consists^ of  a SO horse power'boiler, a Ledg-erwood  hoist and a Cameron pump.  But little interest was taken in the  money by-laws on Saturday. Only 21  voters expressed an opinion through  the ballet box and they were all in  favor of the by-laws.  The new license commisssioners for  Boundary creek district will hold their  first session on May 15th. The applicants for licenses must appear in  person. The district extends from  Rock Creek to Trail.  Ex-Governor Cole of Oregon,a friend  of Mr. L. Ostroski of the Greenwood  Trading company is iu the city. Mr.  Cole is one of the pioneers of the west  and was a leading figure-in the stirring  politics of early days.  Aid. Sutherland has been gazetted  as a license commissioner for the city  of Greenwood. The attorney-general  holds that Aid. Naden's appointment  is still in force and consequently no  further commissioners   are  necessary.  Forbes M. Kerby, P. L. S.-is subdividing the townsite of Rendell into  lots. The owners expect to have  everything in readiness to place the  lots on the market in a few weeks.  There are many inquiries for property  in the new tow of Rendell.  Scott McRae has returned from the  West Fork country where he was employed by the government to locate the  route for the new wagon road. Mr.  McRae went up Canyon creek and as  far as Beaver creek. He found good  routes for wagon roads to both points.  He reports a large number of prospectors going into the country. Mr. McRae examined several properties in the  district. He predicts a bright future  for the West Fork country.  The first civic election held in the  city of Columbia took place and resulted as follows : Mayor, Charles  Hay, acclamation; Aldermen, P. C.  McArthur, Angus E. McDonald. C. W.  R. Wastell, E. L. Beer, Charles Cusson  and Joshua Anderson.  J. E. Kelly, D. C. Corbin's mining  expert was in the city last week. He  spent several days, at the King  Solomn mine in Copper camp. Considerable development is being done on  the King Solomn. Mr. Kelly left for  . Republic where he will spend . some  time.  Angus McNish, vice-president of the  King Gold Mining company was in the  city a few days last week. The King  company own the Oro Denero in Summit camp. A five-drill compressor is .  on the way in for the property and as  soon as this is installed the force will  be increased.  Miss Gibson will open her Kinder-  gartion school on Thursda}' the 1st of  June in the building next to the public  school. The hours will be from 9 to 12  and children under seven years of age  will be accepted. Miss Gibson is an  experienced teacher and children under  her charge arc sure to receive excellent training.  W. H. Robinson, manager of the  Eastern Townships Bank, Granby,  Que., J. W. McLaughlin of the same  bank, Huntington,and H. N. Taylor of  Granby arrived in Grand Forks last  week. They are interested in the  Granby smelter. It is rumored that a  branch of the Eastern Townships  bank will be opened in Columbia.  Dr. R. Mathtson, who has been in  successful dental practice at Kamloops  for several years past has opened an  office in the Naden-Flood block. The  Doctor is a graduate of the Pennsylvania college of Dental Surgery,  Philadelphia, and a licentiate of this  province and adds one more to the list  of bright professional men who have  faith in Greenwood's prospects.  Mr. W. J. Porter of the Brandon &  Golden Crown company stole a march  on the boys last winter and joined the  army of benedicts last December. The  happy event took   place   in   Victoria.  Mrs. Porter has arrived in Grand  Forks and the happy couple . will take  up their residence at Phoenix. Although a little late, the Times joins  Mr. and Mrs. Porter's many friends in  extending congratulations.  H. Euckmann the well known mining engineer arrived from Rossland on  Sunday.    ���'..  . J. W. Astley engineer for the Snow-  shoe syndicate spent several days at  the mine this week. . .  W. E. Clarke of Butte arrived in the  city on Tuesday with D. B. Vincant  and will remain here for some time.  D. J. McDonald and J. J. Taylor of  Rossland are in the city. Mr. McDonald was provincial mines inspector  for some time and also superintendent  of the Columbia and Kootenay. He  intends spending most of the summer  in Boundary creek. Mr. Taylor is  expert for the Gooderman Blackstock  syndicate.  Lt. Col. Ray. a prominent banker  from Port Arthur, Ont., and A. L. Mc-  Ewen a mining expert arrived hereto-  day. It will be remembered that the  two gentlemen were here about two  years ago and bonded the B.C. mine  but the deal was never completed. Mr  McEwen has since been in the Cassiar  conntry for an English syndicate.  Col. Ray has heavy mining interests  in the Kootenay country.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the general  meeting of the stockholders of the  Winnipeg Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd., will  be held at the office of the company at  the mine on Friday, the 30th day of  June, 1899, at the hour of 2 p. m. for theclection  of offcers, and for the ordering of the affairs of  the compauv generally. W F HONEY,  Greenwood,"B. C, 23rd May, 1899        Secretary.  MUNICIPALITY OF THE CITY OF GREENWOOD  ELECTION NOTICE.  PUKLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the  electors of the North Ward iu the Municipality of the city of Greenwood that I require  the presence of the said electors in the Court  House, iu Greenwood aforesaid, on Saturday,  June 10th, 1899, from 12 o'clock noon to 2 p m  for the purpose of nominating- an Alderman to  fill the vacancy created by the resignation of  George R Naden Further notice is hereby  given thai in the eveutof a poll being necessary  such poll will be opened on Tuesday the 13th  dav of June, 1899, at the court house aforesaid  from 8 a in to4p in of which every person is  hereby required to take notice and govern  himself accordingly  Given under tuv hand at Greenwood this 29th  dav of Mav, 1899' G Ii TAYLOR  Returning Officer  Whilst the Greenwood City Council have compel/  led the stores to close on Sundays, they have no  jurisdiction over our business during the week.,,,,,,  ...We Are Receiving Daily a Fine Stock of...  Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes  Clothing,      Neckties,      Latest Styles in Collars,     Hats,  Caps, "' EtC';:;-';":Etc. '���''������ -;'."',������  Whilst the City Council regulates our Sunday'affairs, We regulate our own prices  '.''-. and the3'suit every pocket.    Just call and see us at the  ^fTE-F^RONTSTORB  :'-...'.'.,. ; OLSON & PHELAN-  i:-.vi . o, io u,o postoiiice)   Government Street, Greenwood.:.  �������..'. ..j���i  L..t;ih- r.:,fi...  A. Fisher.  u   n\  nnrn/ minim  mtmi ill lill  EM.  Greenwood City    %    Eholt Oeek, B, G,  MIL.L.S     A.MD     YARDS     /VT  ���Manufacturers of Rough  and  Dressed ���  Shingles/ Lath, Mouldings, Sash and Doors*  ��� ���' �����'���"��     S'-'i      i'ft y  -.''.' -���������i '";�� ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MALE TO ORDER ���...['...'���   :,. ���,  Lumber delivered to any place-in the City'or lo -Mining; Camps;:-', y  Midway, Settle River.  Fikst-ci.ass Accommodation.   Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stagi's.'  ,-fMcAULEY & KEIGHTLEY, Proprietors,      .  ww^..���MMiiiriiii-VnTii n.i.i. ���n.i'^i.^Mfwii wiiiiM.iiMMfc.MapBim-im.nMMmwMWBw.i ii.....iin. .^.mww^mmm  ~"      '/." "   "' "~ -  *5�� c"! ��   ;'"'.'    /���      ',    ���....".-��� ���'.���'���      ���-,.-"'    ? '--y       '"'--'   ' i-  ��?* "���'  ^   'We are paying'particular attention to   ���[.   <���������������%������>   j^-  ���>yM'^,:-:-;  ���:���:���-,���.:'���' ;."'/'     .,:,.':./:,'/," .*\  ���   Our Hams aricl Bacons, after a trial, ;.yon\0w;ili    *���&.  certainly pronounce as the  best you  have  ever    J?-  used-       ��� ���'"...  ��������� V-.":"'.���'���'"������ :; %  ������*������������  I*?-  fcl  $Pf!  �������  -5��   Head Office for Boundary Creek division at GREENWOOD*  *5�� ���' ��� ��� ... ,���*.  ^ -..-  Shops at Cascade,.Grand Forks, Niagara, Greenwood and Midway. ^ji  ptJfc,\fy <$,*"!**�����. c|U ���$��'���$��� iff <%> *$�� <%> Jf* ��$��� jf��'ri|��.'jj��^ ij. ��"*** Jjj. *$���%* ���$>.*&  P.   BURNS   &   CO.  *Ji-l*"-', .-   OF, EVERY   DESCRIPTION. UPHOLSTERING,   ETC.  B ��� ,'���    The Largest Stock iii the District.  g UNDERTAKING!    AND     EMBALMING. j  9  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD-CITY, B.C.-  THE   PALACE   LIVERY   STABLE.  IN   THE  BOUNDARY   CREEK   DISTRICT.  Extra Well Fitted for Long Drives,    Saddle Horses  and Pack  Ponies,    Feed Barn,    Hay and Oats For Sale,  A. W. ROBINS   -  -   -   PROPRIETOR.  ^*J5  ���m  m  "SCS  REASONABLE PRICES  and EASY PAYMENT.  FOR PARTICULARS APPLY.  Room 10, Naden-Flood Building-, Copper Street.  m  P  m  ���   s*$s  '9   ?W  m i' \:  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  A miSACLOUS ESCAPE.  The Eight-Hour Law.  It was learned in the city yesterday  on reliable authority that the miners  engaged at tlie Silver King mine had  made up their mines to accept S3.00  per day for eight-hours work. The  Miner's informant was one of the men  ��� engaged- at the mine and a member of  the local Miner's Union. Word-was received from Sandon also to the effect  that the men have decided to take S3.00  per day under the new conditions.  It appears that the action of the  owners in making public their ���intentions and clearly presenting their side  of the case has led the men to view  the matter from a broad standpoint.  None of the men want a strike and  the consequent irreparable injury to a  country that is just opening up. They  therefore see that they can serve their  own interests, and also the interests of  tlie country, by accepting the offer of  the owners and work for S3 a day. This  of course means that there will be no  trouble and that things will   go  along  Miner Crook  Gives His Experience, in the War  Eagie Shaft.  Yesterday a representative of The  '., Miner had a pleasant chat with Mil--  , ward Crook, . the sole survivor of the  recent fatal accident in the War Eagle  shaft. Mr. Cro'oke is a man 2G years,  o'm". nil mY! co'.-.utry man, who hasbeen  in Canada for the last four or live  ye:;rs. Previous to coming here some  -seven weeks ago, he'had been engaged  with the Rathbiini Mill company, at  Deseroiito, Ontario, and; during the  time"he was engaged with the concern,  familiarized himself "with, the mill  machinery generally. He explained  that many accidents happened to the  employees of  the   mill   principally   by  0 their getting entangled in the belting,  so that lie was no stranger to accidents  generally. -,,  Mr. Crook e had been working on the  War   E.tgle   for   about   seven   weeks  previous'  to   the   time of the disaster.  He was  at   work 'tramming  from the  shaft,to the cars at the 250-foot  level.  Occasionally he was   instructed   to  go  ';,.   to the shaft head   and   assist-in   some  work there.    On last Saturday at 12:30  a.m.,   he   got   in   the cage.at the 250'.'  level   and' ,was   being   carried   to the  head of the shaft when the trouble occurred.     In  the  cage  with   him,, were  ���-.<    Scholiield and Palmer,and about a ton  of   steel  going  to the surface to   be  sharpened.       Hon yford    and    Neville  were   outside   of   the   cage  some feet  ��� above him.    The cage started  for  the  surface .ill right, but stopped before  it  got to the collar of the  shaft   and   began to run back,  slowly  at first,  but  gaining speed  with   every   foot,  until  a frightful volocity was   attained.    "I  thought   at   first,"   said   Mr.   Cro'oke,  "that we  were  going  back to the 250  level   regularly,   but. as the  speed   increased I realized that  something had  gone wrong, and that a dreadful crash  was coming.     I  sat down on the steel  and shut my eyes and tried to hold myself together as best I could.     None ot  us spoke; at   least   I   don't remember  saying anything, and  I  did   not  hear  poor   Scholiield   or   Palmer  say  anything.-   They were together on the opposite side to   me.      I  cannot  describe  fully the sense of titter helplessness  I  felt   as we  rushed  down.     I  kept my  t-yes shut all the time, and   only  open-  til them after  the crash came.    It was  r:M over so quickly that I  had not time  ��� lo think.    I can hardly yet realize just  what happened, but I did not lose  consciousness at anytime in the mine, but  was   dazed  and  light-headed   and had  only half mj- wits about me.    I  suffer- :  ed a good deal of pain in my back, and  noticed that I coughed..up  some  blood  and that frightened   me a  little..    Mjr  left ancle  was  sprained   and  my  left  knee was  hurt.    I  saw  the  men   who  came   down   to  our  assistance:   and I  knew my  companions   must be  badly  hurt, as I saw them lying   in the cage.  When T  was   taken   to   the  hospital I  forgot about everything  for  a  while,  and only  knew "that. I was suffering a  good deal'with-my   back.-,    It  has  got.  almost all right now, though,   and  my  other  bruises  do  not amount  to anything serious.     I  cannot  account for  my escape from death.    I can only say  that Providence interfered in my case.  1 am very thankful to be alive after  my terrible experience, and am truly  sorry for the horrible fate of my companions." Mr. Crooke expressed his  gratitude to the good sisters for all the I  kindness shown him in the hospital. I  He smiled rather grimly for a moment  when asked as to his future movements  and then he said "Well, I think when  I'm well enough to get out I will take a  little holiday to pull myself together,  and then I will be ready to go mining  again. I think what happened was  just an accident. I don't believe Hull  was {(> blame a bit. I hope he knows  what I think. ' He will be worringover  the affair I'm sure'.'"���Rossland Miner.  2OTmmflw  Head Office and Works at  Bki.lkvilli;/ Ont.  Branch Office, and Works at  Trail, B.C.  fa fa fa fa fa fa, fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fafafafafafafafa fa fafafafafafa  HE  AG  ACHINE  dO*. Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air  Compressors,  Rock Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works.  Our  Shops   at  Trail are most  complete,   consequently   we  are  iu   a position   to handle  all  kinds of Repairs.    If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish: to  i       save money buying repairs, then   USE   OURS.  .^UHiuiJimimmuuimium^  .   FOR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  COMPLETE   MEINEQUIPMENT.  JAMES   COOPER   MANUFACTURINGv COMPANY,   Limited  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. C.  .M ON-REAL;   P. Q.  JAMES  D, SWORD, Manager.  VICTORIA, B. C.  LONDON, ENG  VANCOUVER, B. C.  BR, BEBTON ���<&   CO.  WHOLESALE    MERCHANTS,   SHIPPERS   AND  IMPORTERS.  KOOTENAY   BRANCH    y    v     ^    v    *   NELSOK B, C,  CIGARS,   '  Carpets,  Tents,  ���LIQUORS,  Tobaccos,  Boots,  WRITE   FOR   CATALOGUE.  DRY GOODS,  China Matting,  ��� Ore Bags,  ��� as usual. There has been a feeling of  confidence in the city for the past few  days and the public will be prepared  for the above statement which is just  what was expected. It means, if the  slatement is borne out by future events  that the gravest crisis in the history of.  the Kootenays will be safely passed.  One of the men here who is doing  all he can to urge the miners 'to fight  the owners, and strike if they cannot  secure $3.50 for eight hours work is a  "has been" out of employment. While  following his profession he became  well qualified as a talker and is using  all the eloquence that formerly bored  customers to- bring on a contest between capital and labor. The better  class of miners repudiate the man in  question and they feel that they would  be better rid, of him.  That the local Miners.Union, is disposed to act reasonably regarding the  enforcement of the-law was evidenced  yesterday when a representative of the  Union interviewed several mine owners in the city and'told them the Union  was prepared to go into the question  with each mine individually. The  owners were invited to make an appointment for a conference at which  the whole matter would be, threshed  out quietly before either side made a  move to antagonize the other. This is  another reason for believing that the  threatened enmity will come to  nothing.���Nelson Miner.  Rossland.  investment and Tru  Greenwood.  LIMITED   LIABILITY,  st  C  o.  (Reaf &staU dnb (gctimno- (��vqUvb,  Financial .&��� Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN,   Manager.  Kootenay Illustrated.  Arrangements have been made with  the B. C. Review, of London, Eng., by  which the July Annual of the Kootenay  Mining'Standard will be reproduced in  the English metropolis. This will be  the greatest advertisement the  Kootenays has ever had on tlie other  side of the Atlantic, from the fact that  the Standard is fully endorsed by the  public bodies of the district, and that  its contents, so far as the reading  matter is concerned, are not dictated  or paid for by anj' corporation or in-���  dividual whose property may be  mentioned in its pages.  ill,  Financial and Insurance Agent  : Qtofarg (puBfi'c ;  VERNON.    B.C.  Af.ENT   I'OK  The. Sun Life Assurance Co., of Canada.  The Royal Insurance Co.  The Scottish Union & National Ins. Co.  The London & Lancashire Tire Ins. Co.  The Insurance Company of North America.  The London i Canadian Pire Ins. Co.  Dominion Building & Loan Association.  APPKAISKK   KOK  TIu auid.i P^rmanen t  Loan ��v Snvings >.  LOST.���Two ceriilicales of shares in tlie  Morrison Gold Mining company, one for  S,00<> and the other for 15,tXX> shares."issued in  the name of Mr. Saml. Breslauer. finder will  be rewarded by leaving the same at ;-.lowai ifc  Palmer's ollice, Greenwood. t,.f  NOTICE. "      ~  NOTICE is hereby given ih.it' the undersigned intend lo apply to tin- Hoard of  License Commissioners of the Cil\- of Greenwood at their next sitting after Hie date hereof,  for ,a license to sell liquor by retail on the  premises known as I lie "Ccnir.il Hotel," situat  on Lot 10, Block 3, Government street, in the  Citv of Greenwood.  J. H. POSTV,  JOSEPH   VILLANDHE.  Dated this 8th March. 1SW.  Goupil & Holden, signwriters, painters, paperhangers, etc.. etc.. etc.  W. J. Snodgkass & Sons, Prop's.  Leaves Pen licitm at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays. Thursdays, aud Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek-. Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Kor.cs.  Returning leaves Grand  Forks at 7 a.m. each  and every day except   Sunday for Greenwood  and leaves Greenwood for Peiilieton on Tuesdays. Thursdays aud Saturdays at 1 p.m.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Fxpress.  ��"ir' Will sell   through Tickets  to  Vancouver,  Victoria. Seattle or Portland.  MINERAL   ACT,    18%.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  LITTLE MA V Mineral  claini,  situate in   tile  Kettle Hi vcr Mining Division of Vale. District.  Where Located : In   Copi>er camp adjoining  the Jumbo mineral claim.  TAKE notice that I Sydney M. Johnson acting as agent for Alexander Cluslubur  Free Miner's Certificate Xo. 34MCA. intend,  sixty'days from the date, hereof, toappiv to ihe  Mining Recorder for a certiiicate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claini.  And further lake notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  suauce of sueh certificate of improvement-;  Dated this 2utli dav of Mav. !;#) ;>.;.,  CERTIFICATE OF THE REGISTRATION  - - - OF AN - - rj.  Extra -"' Provincial Company.  "COMPANIES' ACT, 1897."  "Cosmopolitan Cold Mining and Smelting Coiti-  '" pany."  Registered the 27th Day of March, 1899  I  HEREBV CERTIFY that I have this day  registered the '��� Cos.moi'OI-ita.v Gor.n  Minino axu Smixtim: Company", as an  Extra-Provincial Companv, under the "Companies Act, 1S97," to carry out or effect all or  any of the. objects hereinafter set forth to  which the legislative authority of the Legislature of IJritish Columbia extends.  Tlie liead office of the Company is situate in  the city of Spokane, state of Washington.  The amount of the capital of the Company is-  fifty thousand dollars,divided into one million  shares of five cents each.  The head office of the Company in this Province is situate in Greenwood City, and A. S.  Black, barrister, whose address is Greenwood  aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.  The lime of the existence of tlie Companv is'  fifty years. .������-,...  ,'The objects for which the Company has been  established are :���  To work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate,  acquire, procure, hold, and deal generally in  mines and metals,milling claims of every kind  aud description, within the United States of  America and the Province, of Hritish Columbia:  to carry on and conduct a general milling business, smelting, milling, and reduction business,  to purchase, acquire, hold, erect, and operate  electric'light and power plants for the purpose  of mining and treating ores, aud for the purpose  of furnishing lights and creating power for all  purposes; to bond, buy, lease, locate, and hold  ditches, Humes, and water rights ; to construct,  buy, lease, sell, and operate railroads, ferries,  tramways, aud other means of transportation,  for transporting ores,milling and other materials ; to own, bond, buy, sell, lease, and locate  timber and timber claims ; to do aud conduct a  general mercantile business, and finally to do  anything consistent, proper and requisite for  the carrying out of the objects aud purposes  aforesaid, iu their fullest and broadest, sense,  within the territory aforesaid or any part  thereof.  Given under my hand and seal of office, at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  27th day of March, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-nine. S. V. WOOTTON,  iii\-3-4       ' Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  Certificate of Registration  OF   AN   EXTRA - PROVINCIAL   COMPANV.  "Companies' Act, 1897:"  "The Shannon-Dolphin Gold Mining Company."  Filed the 3rd, day ��f March, 18W.  T HEREBX CERTIFY that.I have this day  J_ registered "The Shannon-Dolphin Gold  Mining Company" as an Extra-Provincial  Company under the " Companies'Act, 18<J7," to  carry out or effect all, or any of the objects  hereinafter set forth to-which the legislative  authority of the Legislature of Hritish Columbia extends.  The head office of the Company is situate in  the Citv of Spokane, Stale of Washington,  U.S.A.  The amount of the capital of the Company is  $50,000, divided into 1,000,000 shares of five cents  each.  The head office of the Company- in this Pro.  vittce is siliialc at Camp McKinney. and Thos.  Donald, miner, whose address is Camp AIcKin-  ney aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.  The time of the existence of the Companv is  Hftv years. ' '','���'  The objects for which the Company lias been  established are :  To work, operate, buy, sell, lease, locate, acquire, procure, hold, and deal iu generally,  mines, metals, mineral claims of every kind  and description within the United Suites of  America and British Columbia ; 'to carry on  and conduct a general, milling, milling, smelting aud reduction business ; to purchase, acquire, hold, erect and operate electric light and  power plants for the purpose of mining and  treating ores, aud for the purpose of furnishing  lights and creating power for all purposes ; to  bond, buy, lease, locate and hold ditches,  Humes and water rights; to construct, lease,  buy, sell and operate railroads, ferries, tramways or other means of transportation, for  transporting ore, mining aud other materials ;  to own, bond, buy, sell, lease, locate timber and  timber claims ; to do aud conduct a general  mercantile business, and finally to do anything  consistent, proper and requisite for' the *carrv-  iug out of the objects and purposes aforesaid,  iu their fullest and broadest sense, within the  territory aforesaid.  Given under my hand and seal of office al  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and uiiie.tv-iiine.  ti-.s.l        * ' S. Y. WOOTTON,  apl2') Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  [E.0F.1HE  ���    OF AN   ���'  Extra - Provincial   Company  "COMPANIES ACT. 1S17."  "Waterloo No. 2 Gold Mining Company.  RliCISTI-llllin THE 11TII   PAY OK Al'UII., A.D.I .S'l'l  THi:::.:. :Y CERTIFY that I have this dav  .L i<-:.'i '���..���red the."Waterloo No. 2 Gold Miii-  iu.4- Coin.-.u iv" as an Extra-Provincial Cmi-  1 .iii..- under the "Companies Act 1OT7'" to carrv  i.a. or eifeot all or any of the objects hereinafter set f.'i.-th f > which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia  extends.      ,  The head office of the Company is situate iu  the city of Spokane, State of  Wa'shington.  The .amount of the capital of ihe company is  t-rli.O'ii), divided into l,o(lo,(KK) shares of live cent-;  each.  The head office of the companv in this Province is situate, at Greenwood, anil D. C. Cameron, cashier, Canadian Bank of Commerce,  whose address is Greenwood aforesaid, is Ihe  attorney for the company.  The time of the existence of the eompanv is  Si years. '���������'.'  The object for which the companv has been  ��� ���siablished are :  To -works operate, buy, sell, lease, locale, acquire, procure, hold and ileal iu generally  mines, metals, mineral claims of everv kind  and description within the United States of  America and British Columbia: to carrv on  and conduct a general mining, smelting, niill-  liuir. and reduction business; to purchase, acquire, hold, erect, and operate electric light  and power plains for the purpose-of mining  and treating ores, ami for the purpose of  furnishing lights and creating power for all  purposes; to buy, bond, lease, locate, and hold  ditches, flumes, and water rights: to construct,  lease, buy, sell, and operate railroads, ferries',  tramways, or other means of transporntiou, for  transporting ore. milling' aud other materials: to own, bond, buv. sell, lease, locale  timber and timber claims': to do and conduct a  general mercantile business; and fiuallv to do  anything consistent, proper, aud requisite for  the carrying out of the objects aud purposes  aforesaid iu their fullest (and broadest sense  within the territory aforesaid.  Given under my hand aud Seal of Office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, thi.-,  eleventh day of April, one thousand eight  hundred and ninety-nine.  [i-o-l '        S. V. WOOTTON-,  _1_'J?_ Registrar of Joint Stock Com pan ies.  Your house needs a coat  of  paint.  Goupil cSr Holden.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the under,  signed intends to apply to ihe Board of  License Commissioners of tht- Citv of Greenwood at their next sitting 3ixlavs after the date  hereof for a license lo sell liquor bv retail on  the premises to be known as the "Gambrinus  Hotel," situate on Lois 15 and ]i, in Bind; jj  Silver street, iu the Citv of Greenwood  , ,    , . '   HENRY THOMAS.  Hated 11th April. lS��o. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  THE EIGHT HOUR LAW.  ���Interview With Hon. j, Fred Hume, Minister of  Mines.,  Hon. J. Fred Hume, Minister of  ���mines, has returned to Victoria from a  , trip to Kootenay. He was interviewed  ' _Jo$ a Times reporter regarding the  eight hour law, and the following report of the.interview is taken from the  columns of that paper:���  Naturally, the attention of the minister was directed to the effect the 'inauguration of the eight hour law-will  have upon the miners and mine owners  in the Kootenay. Several deputations  waited upon him in reference to the  matter, among which was the Nelson  Board of Trade, a body which, on account of the fact that it is composed  very largely of mine owners, expressed  itself as being strongly opposed to the  legislation which comes into effect on  the 12th of June.  Questioned as to the general feeling  in regard to the new lawi Mr, Hume  replied: "The eight hour law, so far  . as miners themselves are concerned, is  perfectly satisfactory. I talked with a  , large number of these men during my  visit and every one of them expressed  themselves as being delighted with the  step taken by --the Government. The  mine owners, on the other hand, are  almost unanimously opposed to ' the  step taken; and are pronounced in  their opposition to it. .. I think, however, that an arrangement will be arrived at which will be satisfactory to  all concerned." i!  "Of course," he continued, "unless  some modification of the wage rate can  be made, a hardship will undoubtedly  Toe worked on the mine owners. At  present most of them are paying their  men S3.SO a day���the day at the present  time consisting of; ten hours. If  they are compelled to pay the same  rate as formerly, under the eight hour  arrangement, the grounds for their  opposition < will be easily understood.  I do not think, though, that they will  be required to do so. I understand that  several of them have expressed; their  willingness to pay their men S3 a day  under the new arrangement.  "This would be better than 35cts. an  hour, the amount which some of the  miners told me they would be willing  to accept. Other difficulties which may  arise in connection with enforcing the  law can be satisfactorily adjusted at  the next meeting of the Legislature,  by the introduction of. a number of  amendments to the act where it is  found to bear heavily on any one."  " Have any of the mines shut' down  in consequence of the announcement  that the law will be enforced ? "  "I think not, and I doubt whether  ��� any of them will be. The threat to  close the mines a harmless sort of bluff  which will not deceive those who are  familiar with the conditions of a mining district. Many of these mines  close down during the summer, anyway, as the ore is rawhided out during  the winter. It is quite probable that  the closing of such mines will be ascribed to the effect of the eight hour  law."  Lost.���A souvenir Steamer Beave  cufflink.    Finder will kindly leave the  same at Boundary Creek Times office.  BANK  OF   MONTREAL   STATEMENT.  The annual statement of the Bank  of Montreal shows, like other financial  barometers, a highly prosperous condition of the country. -The net earnings  in the year ending April 30, 1899, were  5350,582, an increase of 5585,282 over  last year. The bank earned about  11.25 per cent on its capital of 512,000,000  against 10 per cent for the financial  year ending April 30, 1898. Deducting  the usual half-yearly dividends of five  per cent a total of 51,200,000, there is,  left 5150,582 to be carried to profit and ,  loss, making the balance of profit and  loss amount to date, 51,102,792, as compared with 5952,219.07 on April 30, 1898.  The principal assets of the bank  consist of .54,975,192 in gold and silver  coin and government demand notes,  against 55,388,633 last year; 55,884,255  in 1897, and $6,259,343 in 1896. Current  loans and discounts have increased  from 539,318,507 last year, it536,725,72S  in 1897 and 534,769,687 in 1896, to S42,-  836,211 showing a progressively increased demand for funds for business  purposes, and out of which the bank  has -been enabled to earn increased  profits. The amount due by agencies  of the bank, and other banks in foreign  countries is 511,468,371, compared with  59,405,666 last year, and S7,7.':0,882 for  1897, and due by agencies of this bank  and other banks in foreign countries is  511,468,371, compared with 59,405,666  last year, and 57,750,882 for 1S97, and  57,837,952 by agencies of this bank and  other banks in Great Britain, against  55,294,174 last year and S4,283,263 in  1897. Both these accounts therefore  show a gratifying expansion. Less is  invested in United States bonds, the  amount thus invested this year'being  only 51,705,028, compared with $3,484,-  646   last   year,   and  53.325,010 in 1897.  Overdue debts not especially secured,  loss provided for, amount to 544,205,  compared with 562,306 last Year, and  S125.745 in 1897.  ' On the liability side of the statement,  the notes of the bank in circulation decreased from 55,563,990 last year to 55,-  446,507; deposits not bearing, interest,  decreased from 511,878,262 last year, to  510,927,006; while deposits bearing interest increased from 528,739,391 last  year, to 535,486,834, an increase of  56,647,443. The unclaimed dividends  amount to $2102, against $2032 last  year. The market price of this stock  on April 30, 1899, was 251 per cent  equal to 5502, as compared with 225 per  cent equal to 5470, on April 30, last  year.  A brief sketch of the  above  institution cannot fail to be of interest.    The  Bank of Montreal   is   the  oldest   and  largest bank in Canada. It was organized in  June.   1817, with  a capital of  51,250,000,  and commenced business in  the following August.    Up to 1822,  it  was practically a private bank,  as  it  had no charter until early in that year;,  since that date it has  gone on  adding  to its business, its resources  and prestige! until now it is recognized as one  of the four largest banks in the world.  It has a capital stock of 512,000,000,and  a rest of 56,000,000, and in  Canada ha-s  branches   in   Quebec,    Ontario,   I-fc.v  Brunswick,     Nova     Scotia,   /British  Columbia,'.Manitoba   and   the' Northwest Territories.    Outside, of Canada  it has offices in London, 23ng.;Ch'icago,  ,  with connections in other cities of  the  United States, and it has a  branch   at.  St. John's Nfkl. , The par  value pet-  share  of  Bank  of Montreal   stock  is  5200, and the market price on  April 30  last was 251 per  cent.,   equal   to  5502.  The dividend paid for some years past  has been 10 perjcent.,with an occasional   bonus.       The    president   is   Lord  Strathcona and Mount Royal,   and the  general manager is Mr. Clouston.  IF YOU WANT  WOOD  Leave Your Orders at  H. B. MUNRGE'S  Copper Street,  CHAS. HAERING.  ���3  ���***$  5f tS3  o  o  o  o  ��2  PS  5 to  ��tf  cm  ~V  We can strong-ly recommend this  Pump to those requiriM-,'* its special type.  The extreme coiitieniencc of the outside  packed form enabtes it to be readily  packed and taken up. The absence of  the projecting valve (fear etc. is a feature in avoidingbreakafresdurinff hoisting aud lowerinjr in the conferred space  where these jiunips are used. It is fitted  with conveuteut suspeiidinjir hooks and  the pipiiif-f arrane*ement takes up the  least possible space. Mil-mi^-.superintendents and those interested in Miniutf  Machinery would consult their interests  by sending for catalogue and quotations  before inslalHuvr their plants. We  manufacture Pumping Machinery for  everv conceivable dutv.  M0f.Cn.,  I.IMITKD.  I.  Mining, Stock*  and Real Estate  Exchange,, ,,.",  Temporary Office ;  Government Street, Opp. Post Office,  GREENWOOD,  B.C.  ' Ofe        O'i     ' *���'��        ^'4        O'i  '/*-      ^iy      -?,V       ~jn~      ~jfc  Parties having copper claims for  sale kindly call on us, and give full  particulars. Would be glad to get any  information from parties familiar with  location of unsurveyed claims. Expect  to go to press very soon, and wish to  have correct location of every claini in  every camp for our Boundary Creek  ��� Pamphlet. City property for sale; call  for particulars. . Business lots on Copper, Silver, and Government streets.  Some choice sites for residences. Our  lithographed plan of Greenwood mailed  free'for 50 cents.  Established 1862.  ��� ���  Furniture |  Carpets !  Linoleums I  Cork Carpet  Curtains  Wallpaper  Complete House Furnishings., .  J  %  T  J   A   large  stock  of  Fine  and   Medium  J Priced Goods in above lines.  ?       Send for Samples aiid Prices���free.  , M.  I*P*m<4**'9M9*+M9h+'**>*+****9*<D*9*m>'m-<*>.m^>+-4m*-94*>*-* ���  Camp McKinney Hotel,  HUGH CAMERON. Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  IB.  /niDWAY,   B.C.,  MINING BROKERS.  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  >o-o-o-o-oo- o-o -o o-o-ck>o-o<h>c-<>o<>-o-o-o<j  Wefe@ter;Js  Successor of the *' riiiti*ritlf/nl."  The bim Great Stniidurtl Authority,  s ��� writes linn. 1>..I. lu-iiH-ur,  .1 -'li'-.-i . S. Snin-uine Conrl.  v**\   Sliatidsircl  ,,..;.-1;  S"*lCLB**iI"  -*��"  �����a*$|A',SB  ��.|- tlie l'. S.fiov'tlTintlng (  iillli'i', tlie I'. S. Supreme ,  Onirl, till lite Stale Sit- .  ln-rmi-i'oiu-ls.itiulofnenr- ;  ly nil the SchooUiouUs.  "Warmly  Commended  hy sttile .Siniei-ititeinlents \  ,,{ Si'lioola, (lollupe Presi-,  J. <ienl��,:iu<l oilier Kilucatora ;  iilnmst without number.  Invaluable  In tlie household, mid to (  the lejielttu-, .scltonir, professional liinu, :md aelf-  cduulitnr.  j (��"**Specimen pages sent on application to  ) G.& C. Merrlant Co^-fPublisliers, i  *��� Springfield, Mass.   1 CAU'riOiy.  Do not  be deceived in  1    buying smnll  so-called  '"Webster's Dictionaries." Ml authentic1  1 abridgments of Webster's International JMetlon- <  i nry In the various sl��'s benr nnr trade-mark on (  , tlie front cover lis shown in the cuts.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly contldentlnl. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest ncency for securing patents.  Patents taken throupth Mutm & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, intho  A handsomely lllustrnted weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms, $3 a  year: four months, *1.  Sold by all newsdealers.  SV1UNN & Co.361Broadwa^ New York  Branch Office. 025 F St.. Washington, D. C.  FOR   SALE.  AT   MIDWAY.  Double Corner on Fifth street, GO x 110  feel  ..:....-.    $550.00  BARGAIN:���Fine double corner,   g-ood   location $325.00 cash  , We have some bargains in Midway real estate.  W, B, RICKARDS  &  CO,  MIDWAY, B. C.  --.'  FOR  SALE.  AX   MIDWAY  Neat 5-rooriied cottag-c on fenced land, 100 feet  by 142 feel. Well and pump. Present .tenancy  lias six mouths to run at $10 per mouth. Will  then briny $20. Price $1,200���easy terms if required.  Also yroup of four lots, each 50 feet by 142  feet, fenced and have been cultivated. With  small, well-built cottage. Centrally situated-  price $l,0Q9'casli. '  For Roiltal.���Small cottage, at $7 monthly..  5-0-3   / E. JACOBS, Midway.  AUNERS and'-1.: .:,.  PROSPECTORS  should-Wear ,: :������"  Ames Holden Go.'s  "Columbia"  "Kootenay"  "Vancouver"  All of which are First.class Foot Wear.  USE  1W  BRAND FLOUR.  Our bread flours are made  from wheat pronounced by-  experts at Minneapolis and  Winnipeg as Extra, No. 1  Hard, and our flour as the  superior of any brands now  on- the markets Buy O K  Brands of flour and you will  have the best article the  market affords. Our Brands,  are Hungarian, X X X X,  Patent, and Strong Bakers,  and our Pastry Flours, Best  Pastry and Economy.  WM      ���  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  Save Mor.ey by purchasing your Ticket direct  '���fror.i ("r��en wood to points on the Coast or East.  OCEAN     TO     OCEAN  Without cliaug-e of Cars, via  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, cousistinu: of palace  sleeping-cars, luxurious dining cars, eleg-ant  'day coaches, magnificent tourist cars and' free  colonist sleepers.  The only line running- through  tourist  from the coast  (      WINNIPEG,  -J      MINNEAPOLIS  ST.  PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  CHANGE!  TO  1  WITHOUT  Lowest rates to  and from  |)J"  Via all Atlantic  *J        '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 any other Traus-Patific line.  ��Vi    A%  In*       ii.-  Canadian-Austkalian Steamer Line  ���TO���    >  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonics. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every voyage.  For lime tables, pamphlets, or any information, call on or address  S. L. SMITH. E.  J.  COYLE,  ���Agent. Disl. Pass. Agent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  D.  R. McELMON, Local Agent, Greenwood.  annual na mr *���-** wit a  Greenwood City Waterworks Company.  NOTICE is hereby given shal a meeting of  tin: Shareholders of liiU company wil 1  will be held at the office, of the company  Government Street. Greenwood. IJ. C on  Thursday the Sth day of June. IS'J'1, at the hour  of 4 p. in.', for the. election of Dircclois and for  the ordering of tlie affairs of the company  generallv. A. S. IILACK,  Greenwood. II. C,, 23 >Jay, I'M'). secretary.  THISTLE  Is the Best Scotch Whisky  -'   ���AND���1  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  SOLE AGENTS:  R. P.  Ri-thet & Co. Iytd.  . victoria   b.c;  ���   .   . NOTICE.  KOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned intends to apply to the board of  license commissioners of the City of Greenwood, at their next sitting, for a license to sell '  liquor bv retail on the premises to be Ituown as ,  the li. C". Hotel; situate on lots 8 and 9 in block  10, in said Citv of Greenwood.  ������   ,      ..' JOHN KEOUGH.  Greenwood, B.C., May 11th, 1899. 13-5  NOTIOI  NOTIE is hereby given' that the undersigned intends to apply to the board of  license commissioners of the City of Greenwood, at their nest sitting, 30 days after the  date hereof, for a license to sell liquor by  retail: on the premises to be known as the  Gambriuus hotel, situate on lots 15 and 16, iu  block 11, Silver street, in theCitj- of Greenwood.  LOUIS FORSCHNER.  Dated 11th April, 1899. 12-4  NOTICE.       ~  NOTICE is hereby given that the under-.  signed intends to apply to the board of  license commissioners of the Cityfof Greenwood at their next sitting, for a license to sell  liquor by retail in the hotel building now  being erected by me on lots 9, 10, 11 and 12 iu  block-!, at the corner of Governmeiit[and,Dead-  wood streets in said City of Greenwood. Known  astheLelaudHou.se.  ��� J.-W. POWELL.  Greenwood, B. C.May 11th, 1899. 14-5  NOTICE.     o  THE Columbia and Western Railway Company will apply to the parliament of  Canada, atits next session,for an Act giving-  to the Company authority to issue first mortgage bonds to be a charged on its railway, including its main line.and branches, not exceeding thirty-five thousaud dollars ($35,000.00) per  mile thereof, and for other purposes.  H. CAMPBELL OSWALD,  Montreal, Secretary.  March 7th, 1899. Mar. 18-9  ���~ NOTICE. ~  THE partnership heretofore existing between E. Q. Johnson and J. D. McDougall, at Trail and Greenwood, doing business  under the firm name of Johnson & McDougall,  is this day dissolved. Mr. McDougall will as-  snme all liabilities and will continue business  at both places above mentioued.  E. Q.  JOHNSON.  Trail, B.C., J. D.   McDOUGALL.  April 1; 1899. ap!29-4  NOTICE,  IS hereby given that I will apply to the Board  of License Commissioners for the City of  Greenwood at their next sitting, held after the  expiration, of thirty days from, date of this  . notice, for a licenseto sell by retail spirituous  and fermented liquors on the premises kiiowu  as the " Queen's Hotel," situate on Lot 5, Block  14, Copper street, in the said Citv of Greenwood.  DAVID MANCHESTER.  Dated the'4th day of March, 1899.   NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I Will on  Wednesday the 8th day of March next  present, apply to the Board of License Com-  ,-missioners for the City of Greenwood for a ���'  licenseto sell by retail spirituous and fermented liquors on the premises to be known as the  '���Miner's Hotel "situate on Lots 3 and 4,Block 5,  Copper street, in the said Citv of Greenwood.  WALTER WATERL AND.;,-  Dated the 8th day of February. 1899.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that, sixty days from the  date hereof, I, Otto Dillier, intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lauds and  works for the following described tractof land,  viz.: Commencing'at the north east corner of  the Twin Mineral claim in Skylark camp,  Kettle Kiver Mining division of Yale district,  B. C, thence running 20 chains cast, thence20  chains north, thence 20 chains east, thence 40  chains south, thence 40 chains west, thence 20  chains north to the point of commencement.  OTTO DILLIER.  Dated at Greenwood City, April 10, 1899.    12-4  APPLICATION  FOR  LIQUOR  LICENSE.  MOTICE is hereby given, that the undersigned intend to apply to the Board of  License Commissioners of the City of Greenwood, at their next sitting, for a license to sell  liquor bv retail on the premises known as the  Alberta Hotel, situate on lot 4, block 12, Silver  street, iu the City of Greenwood, B.C.  Dated this 29th dav of April, 1899.  *J. D. RENEATJLT.  my3 CHARLES   GATJVREAU.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend to  apply to the board of licence commissioners of the City of Greenwood at their first  meeting after the"expiration of thirty days, for'  a license to sell liquorby retail on tlie premises  known as the Log Cabiit Road House, situate  on Government street, near the city limits.  J. J. MILLER.  Greenwood, May 1,1899. 3-5  MINERAE   ACT,   1896.  Certificate   of   Improvements.  NOTICE.  COMBINATION Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located���in Providence camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for the Combination Mining aud  Milling company (foreign), free miner's certificate No. 14354 A, intend, sixty davs from the  date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1899.   ,        19-4  "       MINERAE   ACT,    1896.  Certificate   of   lmp��*ovements.  ���    NOTICE.  WELLINGTON,     WELLINGTON    NO.     1,  WELLINGTON  NO. 2 Mineral claims, situated in the Kettle River Mining Division  of  Yab;   District,      Where  located:   Iu   Long-  Lake camp.  "~fAKE  notice that I William James Harris  1      Free Miner's   Certcficate No.   79645   intend,   sixty   days   from   the   dale  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 May, 1899. 27-5  Ilirl AHDJEWELLER  Greenwood, B. C.  Next Door    to   Telephone  Office,

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