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Array Published Weekly in; the Interests op the Boundary -Creek Mining District.  Vol. VII,  GREENWOOD, B. G, SATURDAY,   NOVEMBER  4,  1899,  !S- No. 8,  g^irq^^^o^v^tc-^^  JL-   ��  ��**��>*=��)>*��>  Km  OUR BIG  SMELTER  RAPID  PROGRESS  IS BEING MADE.  A Big Pay Roll���A Few Figures Showing the  Immense Advantages the Smelter Will Be  to the City���It Will Centralize the Mining  Business in Greenwood.  -^nmmtnmmmmfjmtmffln-mmmmfmnmmnimmmnn'mffrmmimj-mmti?!!  to  ^S  Furnish Your House |  g RECEIVING NEW  f= GOODS   DAILY . .  Latest consignment, containing Screens, Mirrors, Shades,  Curtain Poles and Fixtures, Picture and Wall Mouldings,  Etc.   Etc.,   Just  Arrived -   Furniture, Undertaking  and Embalming.  T.   M.   GULLEY c�� CO.    Copper St Greenwood.   =g  ���GAULFIB.LD-A LAMP NT..  DEALERS  IN  SHELF  AND    HEAVY    HARDWARE  .... GRANITE WARE, ETC,, ETC, ., ,  -   AJAX   AND   ROYAL   CANADIAN   WRINGERS.  JQ\TI  LL   W  ���? i> * * i> A.  Large  Consignment  of  Window Glass J-y-jt Received.  *���  ' *��� *���>>  Men  and  nioney   work   a   complete  metamorphosis.     The    irregular   and  rocky hill  covered  with scrubby trees  and   presenting   a formidable front to  those  desirous  of  shaping  it to   meet  their requirements is now  a  series  of  uniform   benches,   ornamented   oy  retaining   walls  and   dotted  with buildings.   If any one who visited Smelter  hill  two  months   ago would return today,  he   would   be  astonished  at the  great   work    carried   out   under   the  vigorous superintendence of Paul John-  son.    Pew  people  appreciate   the   extent of the  operations  that are;being-  carried oti to establish the biggest -reduction ���'��� works  in  the  province in the  city of Greenwood.    During  the  past  month over $4,500 was paid out  by the  British ' Columbia     Copper   company,  limited, in wages to   men   working   on  the   smelter site.    Judging. from  appearances ' they ��� gave good  value for  the money.    A  long  and solid retaining wall for blast furnaces, blow house  and engine house has  been  built;: the  foundation   for sample  mill  has been  laid ^nd  the excavation for the upper  ore bins has been started.   The lumber  is   being  hauled  to   the  site for store  houses, boiler  house,  blow house and  carpenter shops.    Nearer the city oh a  beautiful bench, overlooking Boundary  creek, the laboratory, assay, office  arid  superintendent's    residence    will    be  erected.  The workis not being rushed as. Mr.  Johnson has fixed a time for its completion. Early next spring he will  have a 300-ton furnace ready and will  build other furnaces as rapidly-as the  increase output of ore warrants.  A glance at the business done by. a  smelter will convince- any one that-  directly and indirectly it will be the  most important factor in making  Greenwood a great business city. Its  close relation with mining operations  will centralize business here. Today  the construction of the smelter adds  to the pay roll of the city nearly $5,000  a month. The greater portion of this  is spent in the city and consequently  the volume of the business is increased  to that extent. But when the smelter  is running full blast, the business it  will create will be very large indeed.  With a 300-ton furnace the pay roll will  amount to between  $7,000 and 558,000 a  month.    Between   520,000 and   $25,000  will   be   paid   to tlie railway for trans-'  portatign.    The ore treated   will represent  at least *S125,000 a month.    Now  all  this  money   will   be interchanged  right in Greenwood through the Greenwood   banks.    Every   business   transaction  directly   benefits'the city.    As  the country becomes developed, as  the  smelter  is  enlarged   and    brings  the  business of  the'mines in the surrounding camps in the city, it will be impossible to  estimate  the  advantage   the  smelter wili  be  to   the city.    All that  was necessary to en surefor Green wood  the   leading   place   in   the   Boundary  Creek   district   and   a    high   position  among the cities of the Dominion, was -  an   undert iking   like   the  Greenwood  smelter.    Paul Johnson was not "talking through  his  hat"  when  he said:  "I want to tell you that the center of .  this   great   mining  district   is ; Green-   -  wood.    All ores will naturally  gravitate here.    You have here a place  that  will beat Butte."  A BIG LUMBER COMPANY.  Kootenay and Boundary Creek Mills Are Amal-  ' gamated.  ; After months of negotiating", a ,big  lumber company has been floated to  acquire several Kootenay and Boundary Creek saw mills. The. capitalization of the company is 55500,000 and the  head ��� office will Be located : in Greenwood. The incorporators are A. Fisher  and Louis Blue,/ who own mills at  Greenwood and Rossland, and Messrs.  Genelle and Poupore, the well known  Kootenay lumbermen, whose mills are  located at Nakusp and Robson. The  new .company will operate' mills at  Nakusp; Robson, Greenwood, Phoenix,  Eholt, Rock creek and LongLake. Mr. ���  Poupore is general manager, while Mr.  Fisher will manage the mills in the  Boundary Creek district;  Notice.  Notice, to employing carpenters is  hereby given that on and afterthe 10th;  day of November, nine, hours will constitute a. day's. work, in Phoeajj:, the  present rate of wages to prevail.  By Order of Union.  Phoenix^ Nov. -2.  FINE''  STATIONERY*!  &*  MS-h.  i  OUR line of fine statione ry  is better now than evei',  &*.��.-  It  is  the  best  energy,  experience and art can produce.     The!'  stock is  of  exceptional  quality, V  the  finish   unsurpassed   for  correspondence, aud the shades  Wed-rewood,    Oriental Rose.  Silurian, Etc.  the very latest-Paris productions.  O    O    O  Smith & McRae  Books, Stationery,0ffice Supplies.  ��� Local Notes.  J. W. Bengough, the welt known entertainer, will be in Barrett's hall on  Nov. 10th. -No one should miss this  rare treat. Mr. Bengough h.is been described as the most versatile man in  Canada���-cartoonist, humorous lecturer,  opera singer, reciter, poet, mimic.  The. entertainment is given under the  auspices'of the volunteer fire department.  The by-laws sanctioning the borrowing of $15,000 for further improvements  were passed by the ratepayers on Mon--  day. Immediately afterward and offer  of 101 was made for the debentures  through the Bank of Montreal and accepted by the council. The purchaser  is W. L. Hogg, the well known Montreal financial man.  ��� Mrs. Clifford G. Buck has arrived in  the city to join her husband who is resident manager of the War Eagle company. Their infant son has been  rather ill for some time, but is how re-,  covering. Mr. and Mrs Buck will re-  side at the War Eagle as soon as the  residence which is being erected will  be completed. Mr. - F. P. Buck, the  president of the War Eagle company  returned east on Sunday-last.'  P. Lynch, a tool sharpener about 40  years of age, who has been in the district for about a year, died at the  Phoenix hotel on Thursday the 26th  ult. of hen'rt failure. It is not known  where he originally came from, nor  could anything be ascertained about  his relatives. He was buried iu Given-  wood cemetery on Saturday, tlie Phoenix miners' union having charge of  the funeral. A large number of ihe  members of Phoenix and Greenwood  branches of tlie Western Federation of  Miners followed the remains to tlie  grave.  A horse foolish enough to venture on  the railway track almost succeeded in  causing a serious accident at the  Fisherman creek trestle last wi-ek.  The engine struck the horse at the  bridge. He fell on the track in front  and was pushed forward on the bridge.  The wheels of the engine then passed  over him before the train could be  stopped. It was with some difficulty  that the animal was taken from underneath the wheels, but the men on  board at last succeeded in spreading  the timbers and allowing him to drop  through the trestle.  Andrew W. Leonard, aged 45 years,  and a native of Pennslyvania, died  Saturday last of pneumonia. The deceased had been engineer at the Old  Ironsides for the past year. He had  also held a similar position in the Golden Crowii and Winnipeg before coming  to the Ironsides. He has a brother  living in Richmond, Virgina, who has  been notified of the death by Mr. Holt.  The funeral took place on Monday  from the undertaking parlors of T. M..  Gulley & Co., the remains being interred in the Greenwood cemetery. Rev.  B. H.Balderston of Green wood conducted the services at the grave,  ������ et.- .  v��U'  ���-.&.-  ���'���B';'  m  y��yy  \9eX'  iA THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  II.   HALLETT.  11. C. SHAW  HALLETT <& SHAW  (��<XXXl6hXB> gofititoXB,  NOTARIES    PUBLIC.  Cable Address: "hallett."  Co diss  ) Bedford M'Neill's  ~) Moreing & Neal's  ( Leiber's.  Greenwood,  b. c.  I    R. BROWN,  Barrister and Solicitor  "NOTARY PUBLIC, etc.  Naden-Flood Block, Copper Street, Greenwood.  R.  B.  KERR.  ���-Barrister-and Solicitor;  Notahy Public.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  pRINGLE   &   WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  (jtoforieB -puBfic, ��fc,  ,<  OFFICES :���Over Bank of Montreal.  GREENWOOD. (   .  cr    W.    GROVES,  ' Civil. & Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  HOI E, C, COTTON  CHIEF   COMMISSIONER   OF    LANDS  And Works, Visits Greenwood���He Meets the  Council of the Board of Trade���Is Impressed  With the Great Mineral Wealth of Boundary  Creek District.  F. AUG. HEINZE SUED.  G.  A.  GUESS, M.A. . H.  A.  GUESS,  M.A  Guess Bros.  CHEMISTS AND ENGINEERS.  Mining- Properties Examined and Reported on.    (Estab. 1895).  Greenwood, B. C.  QHARLES AE.SHAW.  Givil   Engineer,  ��omt'niott, anb (-protnnc'a*. fionft jfnirBeEor'  GREENWOOD,    -.-        B.C.  ARTHUR MOW AT.  ���������:;>^in*^f-.;(^r^��^fe  Anb '-'3neuta-nce.- Q0rofter.  .Greenwood,    >> ���; *���- -.>:���   ''B.C.  H.  M.  KEEPER,  Real Estate and Mining Broker  OFFMCE   OVER   BANK   OP   B. N. A.  "Greenwood.    :, .  CTORBES   M.   KERBY.  ���Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. Civil Eug-iueers,  Qj)rot)inct<xf %hxrti> jSuttfegor  .-���,-���'������    AND CIVIL ENGINEER,  ~(rtoforB'*pu6"t'c --.. midway,   B.C.  A.  W: ROSS.  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,"  :    COLUMBIA, B.  C.  Boundary   and    Camp   McKinney   properties  given' especial attention.  W. S. KEITH, M. E. .--.;.   F.F.    KETCHUM.  KEITH & KETCHUM  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Mining Properties Examined  aNjd reported on.  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  ....... THE MART. . .  GAUNCE & WICKWIRE,  Agents,  Greenwood.  . BAUER: C.E., P.L.S.  VANCOUVER  . ASHCROFT.C.E.-.P.LS  BREENWOOD  BAUER & ASHCROFT  (protn'ne'af fionb giuroeeors.  (tt)im'ns anb Ct'of" (Engineering.  Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Engineering- Surveys  Flood-Nadeii Block, -   -    GREENWOOD, B C  G. M. HILLARY, B. Sc.  ASSAYER   AND  CHEMIST,  Hon. F. Carter-Cotton, chief commissioner of lands and works, visited  Greenwood on Saturday last. He was  accompanied by A. W. Ross, of Columbia. . Mr. Cottton is making- a tour  of the province and was in the Cariboo  country before coming- here. His visit  was a brief one, but he lost no time in  investigating those matters which particularly related to his department and  other matters in which the government  are interested. Immediately upon his  arrival he visited the new school house  in company of Mayor Hardy. Then  the council of the Board of Trade was  met in the Greenwood club rooms and  several public works discussed.  Mr. Cotton's attention was drawn to  the construction of the road from  Greenwood to Central camp. The  government promised $1,500 if the.citizens would contribute a like amount.  There are some doubts as to whether  the road can ue completed before^winter and the council suggested that the  government contribute $1 for SI up to  "1,500. Mr. Cotton readily acquiesced  iii this plan, believing it wiser to defer  the expenditure of: the balance of the  money untii next spring rather, than  prosecute road building in- the depth of  winter.  The question of securing a supreme  and county court registry in Greenwood wasfdiscussed not only with the  Board of Trade, but also with, the barristers of the city. The minister  promised to take up the matter with  the attorney-general. It was an old  saying, he; said laughingly, "that the  vultures were to be found near the  carcass," and the preponderance of  lawyers,in Greenwood was strong evidence that this city is the legal center  of the Boundary Creek country.      y  Hon. Mr. Cotton appeared to take a  keen interest in the unsatisfactory condition of. school affairs in the city. It  was pointed out that no public school  had been opened since June ; that the  salaries fixed by the department was  $60 for principal, and $50 for assistant;  that' it was impossible to secure competent teachers for these amounts,  owing- to the high cost of living. The  council suggested that as several  months' salaries had not been paid,  that the whole sum for the year be  granted teachers for the remaining  months. Mr. Cotton thought this plan  of overcoming the difficulty an excellent one and promised to take the matter up with the superintendent of education immediately upon his return to  the capital. He also promised to advise the appointment of a janitor for  the school building.  The location of the bridge at the  West Fork and the continuance of the  road1 in that section .was discussed.  Apparently there is great dissatisfaction among the prospectors at the site  chosen for the bridge by F. C. Gamble,  the government engineer. Those who  are in a position to know say that the  bridge is being placed one  mile out of  This Time  the Anadonda  Company Is After  Him. ���������..-.  A Butte dispatch says: The Anaconda Mining company has commenced  snit against F. Augustus Heinze to re-  coyer a seven-twelfths interest'in all,  the ores extracted from the Parnell  lode claim arid to compel the defendant  to permit the ^company^ to enter into  joint possessisn and occupancy of the  claim., The plaintiff'claims'that on  July 31,-1899, it became the owner of a  one-half interest in the property, and  on September 1,1899, became the owner  and entitled to the immediate possession of an additional one-twelfth interest. The company claims that upon  the acquisition of this interest it gave  notice to Mr. Heinze that it was the  owner of a seven-twelfths interest and  demanded that he deliver to the plaint-  tiff on the dump its proportionate share  of all the ores extracted since the acquisition of an undivided interest, and  offered at the same time to pay the defendant the actual cost of mining such  proportionate share, but the defendant  refused to deliver. The Anaconda company, now asks that the .defendant be  perpetually enjoined from refusing the  plaintiff the right to jointly occupy and  possess the premises and the ore bodies  and from in any manner interfering  with plaintiff extracting jointly with  him any ores', or.minerals' A temporary restraining order during the pend-  encvof the action is asked for.  '-f '$-��� 4r 'fy"$r 4r "-$"&* *$p 4? *& 4* *���$* "-J* *k' "i* *���$* *i* ^t 4p ^c "���J" ���4*- *&> ��$�� <���&��&?  **Z*  iy.:...The Best Beer in Town is Made by.The    ^  EWERYt  ������-���>"  BROS. & Co.  Proprietors./  Lager Beer  PATERNIZE HOME INDUSTRY.  **  The Elkhorn Lager Beer contains only pure Malt and Hops.  It is kept on draught or in bottles by all the leading hotels  Try it!  Rossland.  Greenwood.  the way'and  that this will entail an j fa;r  additional cost of at least $2,500.    Mr.  Mackintosh's Mistake.  .  Ex-Governor Mackintosh appears to  have gotten himself very thoroughly  disliked by mining people generally by  the extraordinary course he took in  reference to the Sunset property in the  Similkameen country. He'had an option on a majority interest at one time  and the money was up to pay for''it,  the amount being $40,000, but for some  reason the deal did not go through.  Later on he,took the trouble to write a  letter to some newspaper giving the  property a bad name. As a matter of  fact the Sunset has been reported on  favorably by some very competent  mining experts and it is by no means  certain that ex-Governor Mackintosh  was justified-in his deprecatory mention of it. v  Smith  Curtis,  of Rossland,   who is  interested in the Sunset, has written a  very severe letter in  which he handles  Mackintosh without gloves.    It is  one  I of  the  sharpest pieces of writing we  have seen in a long "time and won  very  general   applause.    The trouble  with  Mackintosh  is  that  he has by certain  fortuitous    and    accidental    circumstances  come  under the delusion that  he is a much more important person in  the   mining  world   than   he  really is.  The people of Rossland have naturally  felt very  kindly towards him because  he influenced the British America Corporation to invest a great deal of money  there.    It is quite probable the  people  of Rossland have more cause for gratitude than the British America corporation; at least one would   think so from  the  fact that  the gallant ex-governor  found  it convenient to sever his connection with that company.  As to the ethics involved in the  course of Mackintosh in an attempt to  injure the name ot the Sunset property there is but one view among mining- men���it was uncalled for and un-  quite in   line with that species  of  y^ investment m j^  ff\&.     " LIMITED    LIABILITY. ,   *!      \jf\  , QRedf Betcdt <xrib Cttlimn^ (gxoUxts,   .      '  Financial���������'& Insurance Agents  GEO.   R.   NADEN.   Manager.*  ^uiiiaiiiaiuiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiaiiiiaiiuiiaiaiiaiu^  cable address.  MOREINQ 4 NEAL.  BOUNDARY CREEK  I  THOS, MILLER.   MANAGER.  ^IjEi/lL ESTATE, MINES, I^SURAU^CE.B;  ^S Office : Corner Copper1 and Deadwood Streets. 8��*y  ^GREENWOOD,       ;        ;      ;        B,  Q. ��5  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.   Good Stabling.   Stopping Place for Stages.  THOS. McAULEY, Proprietor.  Graduate   of   McGill   University    in    Mitiitig-  Enyineeriiig-.  GREENWOOD   -   -   B. C.  Q H. ELLACOTT  I). Sc, A. M. Spc. C E., D.L.S., P.L.S.  Surveying and Engineering  undertaken in any part of  British Columbia.  Mining   Work    a    Specialty,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  GREENWOOD  ASSAY OFFICE  -. -  JOE. C. LUCKENBEL  ASSAYER and METALLURGIST  FKpPKIETOK.  Mines Examined and  Reported on. GREENWOOD.  --MONEY SAVED-:-  s Money Made.  Y^U can save money  ry buying your, ,, ,  ���AT-  Bo undary    Valley   Lodge  No. 3 8. I.O.O.F.  M EETS every  Tuesday  /   \    Evening    at   8.00   in  their lodge room at Greenwood, II.C   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning- breth-  ern. H. B. Munkob N.G.  Jas. Kekk, Rec. Sec.  a.  p. & a.  *vi.  ^GREENWOOD LODGE,|A. F. & A.M.  Regular   Communication   first    Thursday    in  everv mouth.    Sojourning- brethren   cordially  invited. J.   C.   HAAS,  C. Scott Galloway, W..M. Secretary  | "knocking" that is very properly held  Cotton stated that the government in profound contempt-Republic Miner,  were determined to build a good road,  that these complaints having reached  him he.sent-Mr. Gamble no less than  three times to exr.mine ground. Mr.  Gamble persists in maintaining that  the bridge is in the proper location.  However, since hearing the opinion of  Mr. Wood; Mr. Kerr, Mr. Galloway  and others acquainted with the West  Fork country, he would again take up  the matter with Mr. Gamble.  In replying to a vote of thanks proposed to him, Mr. Cotton said that the  government believed Boundary Creek  to be the greatest mining district in the  province and everything possible would  be done to encourage its development;  Roads would be constructed where  their usefulness would not be speedily  destroyed by the construction of a railway. . He would always be pleased to  hear from the Greenwood Board of  Trade and would give all their requests  the most careful consideration. Mr.  Cotton, Mr. A. W. Ross and Mr. J. B.  McArthur were dined by a party of  Greenwood gentlemen at the Clarendon  Saturday evening. The chief commissioner returned to Columbia Sunday  morning.  Hon. Mr. Cotton said that he was in  the district as chief commissioner and  not as a politician and consequently  did not care to talk politics.  L  Graduate   Pennsylvah  Dritish Colu'mbi;  ���COPPER STREET-  GREENWOOD,    B.  B. C. Assay Office  WANTED.���Position as salesman  by a young man of experience. Will  furnish reference.. Apply to C. H. W.  Times office, ' tf,  RELIABLE WORK.  GREENWOOD,    -  B. C.  LIME! LIME!! LIME  The only first class White Lime in the Boundary.  Ill  tme &o  '���*  Is now prepared to furnish lime on short notice  in any Quantity .-..   Enquire of  MEDILL. mgr.  mmimmtwmmsiiiaammimimiwiam i   -J'-/ -  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  DEATH OF DAVID BRYANT.  A Weil Known Mining fVJan Ends' .'lis Life By  ~-e���~.r a Pistol Bullet.  David Bryatit,.a well -known mining  nian, shot himself on Saturday evening-last in one of the Gold street houses..  The weapon used was a 45-Colt's. He  placed/the'gun to his breast and pulled  the; trig-ger. Death must have been  instantaneous. :  The, news of ,his death came as a  great.surprise to those acquainted with  the.;deceased', as he was the last ina.ii'  one would; suspect of doing anything  of the kind. He was always apparently  in the-best of' spirits.   .The evidence at  ' ,--Y   ���   .'       ',.  the coroner'sinquest. brought out the  fact tha"t privately he was worried by  business matters and greatly put out  because he was unable to neg-otiate  sales.pf his mining properties.  Coroner..- Jakes presided at the inquest; .held on Monday and, Tuesday,  The'jury were Thos". Hardy (foreman),  F. J. ..Finucaue,.-;H. A.: King.'J. L,.  White,; J.-'E. Hooper andDuncan Ross.  : The principal witness .'.was**, ���'���An'nie  Moore, who;keeps the house where  Bryant ended his life. She. told-of his  coming, there, of  hisdrawing the gun  , from- his hip pocket and killing himself. ..Theinmates of the house, police  offic'etslarid Dr. Foster,,who was called  to... attend, the deceased, corroborated  the evidence so far,as suicide was concerned; "C.The-jury brought in a verdict  ��� to the. effect that,the ;deceased'hiet his  deatn*"by \his , own.' riari'd.' The" place  where '*.the tragedy was enacted gave  rise ^to^some rumors of ;fotil play, but  alth'oug-h;every effort was" made'Dy'the  coroner and.jury to secure all the facts,  there'-wa's'ijrlo evidence that would warrant any ^conclusion other than that of  suicide'."?"'; .,;'-.' -..���������'��� ���-  The ������'���'weapon used was owned bv  Frank.i/Archer.      Bryant    brought   it  . froni 'Galgary last winter, and Archer,  told-.him 'to keep it until he needed it.  It was.a long-barrelled Colt's.,1 Bryant  was nbt'^ih the habit of carrying the  gun,;;but';took it :frpm his, rooni fhat  afternoon.}'   |  Dayicf. "Bryant came to' Boundary  Creeljyjfrorii the Northwest territory  abou.t, three years age. He had a cattle ranch "there, but haying caught the  mining, ffyerhe came west. He succeeded^ invslocating some promising  propertiesy'in the district'and at,the  time c^fiKis death held several 'claims  in  W.eJst ,,Copper camp.    The deceased  ���was about-45 years of ag-e  His visit is in connection with the new  large stamp mill for the Republic mine  that the management of the property  have decided to install.  In conversation withj a representative of the Miner, Mr. McCuaig said:  ' "An eminent legal, authority.has advised the management of the Payne  mine that the eight-hour law is unconstitutional. In all likelihood a;test case  will be made in order to determine the  authority of the .provincial'assembly to  draft legislation that has caused the  trouble between labor and capital. The  measure; was not demanded by the  miners..; We contemplate starting-^ up,.,  work on the Paj'ne, paying S3.SO for  ten hour work. If we are fined the case  will be appealed and, if nee.l be, will  be carried to the highest court in the  British;Empire.---Grand Forks' Miner.  NONE,  ���'^������^���^������<����*<��l->��<>r����-*��l����^����K��^*W'*iM����^��^ll����<����MMT  I  A. K. STUART  CMSTT0MS>  i Greenwoqd, B. C.  l��WM#W��..5   -  NOTICE:  -  NOTICE is hereby (rived that I intend to  apply lo the board of license "commissioners of  the City <?��-.Greenwood at their''first-: meeting  after the expiration of thirty days, for.a license  to sellliqlior by' retail oil the premises, known  as the Imperial Hotel, corner Copper and Dead-  wood   streets, I.-ots 35 and 30, Block 12.  :���'" ....     '_���"     EVAN PARRY.  '  perfect  Mitchell,  Fashionable Tailor.  Greenwood   St,      Greenwood  THre  WILL BE EXHIBITED,AT...:;  Next door to tlie Postoffice;     '    ' ,'  ;sx<dre  LIVE AND LET LIVE.  , Guaranteed  free, from   adulteration.     Once  you try it yoti will always buy it.'   '���-'        ' -'���    l  ..... BRIDE'SCAKE TO ORDER. . ���::  Comer & Pickthall* - Prop's  GOVERNMENT STREET..,:;..���,.  Cascade Alines  A number of mining propetttcs m  theterritory directly tributary to Cas-  cade," rare ������getting/into-such a"stater of  development that machinery will be. re-  quied forwofking tliem^to the best advantage. This-- will, of course,' mean  that .development, can -be carried ion  more"|expeditiousiy ;and satisfactorily,  and:-that -larger forces of--ineu will soon,  be put on.        i :; ��� i i .  Early   this   week :work was temporarily   suspended  on   the  Cannonball  group on account of water in-the shaft,  which 'is now' down 90  feeti" 'Foreman  Stewart went to Rossland to consult R.  Dalby Mbrkili, jr., in regard to   future  operations.    As  a result the company  expects ..shortly  to  install  a pumping  plant,  and  will 'then  resume.develop- j  ment   more   vigorously ' than every   F. j  P.   Buck,   of Sherbrooke,' Que.,  vice-  president  and consulting engineer, of  the company, ;w.Ul   visit  Cascade  in   a  ��� few days, and make an examination of  the property,: when the exact nature of  contemplated, improvements will- be decided upon.y '-.':,'..;'\V ' .'��� ;'���' '���  Mr. Morkill states that the result  of'  the exploratory, work  thus far, as reported to the board of directors, is of a ���  very satisfactory nature, and the work '  of sinking the shaft will be  pushed  as  soon as the new machinery is installed,  J. H. Inkster, manager of the Ponti-  fex  Gold   Mining company,   who  lias  charge of the development on   tlie  im- ���  mense ledge on the Pontifex group, on  Huckleberry mountain, five miles from ;  Cascade,    has  been   in    town   several  days,  and  yesterday  visited the, property."   Preparations   for   all   winter's-  work are steadily going forward. Bunk I  house, cook house,  powder house, root!  house    and, shaft :house   have   been j  erected,   and  work  is  now under way j  for the foundations for the whim,which  C. H. May is   packing  up  to the camp  today.              .'     *    y,:        ������������   .          ���    _   ;  The Pontifex'shaft is   now  down   60  feet.    It was the intention to crosscut  at this depth, but now- the,shaft will be  continued    to    the   100-foot   level,   or  deeper,   before    drifting   commences.  Assays  have   been most encouraging.  While  as   high   as  Si,200 has been obtained  from   picked  samples, an average gave over S12 to the ton.    As depth  is  attained this   will 'undoubtedly increase.    Probably a dozen men will be  at work all winter.���Cascade Record.  iV*.    sY4 - iV*  :.Thos. McDonueir.:".y; '.'R-. M.'.jMcEntir  McDOMNELL 5 MdENTIRE,  Mines and.    "  Real Estate  GREENWOOD    aud   CAMP McKINNEY  ** 1  MlJNERS'fahdv: :     ''  prospectors ���'  should Wear   : :  Ames Holden C6^s|  <.������'' "T "���" "Columbia;*/  ���^^���^/.   r,KpotehaH'":  f.,:dUJ\iHliy>.   '^nco^r^l  All of wlticli are First, class-Foot WeaiY*",.  -���'���-���   :''  - ' i '-���' '"��� ��� '-'���'* -~t ��� ���   :!__.  i    ���. ���  'k'<<A  Tpjday,  Call and see the Wonders of the Age.'  'Our Prices'speak' vbliirnes;  .. Here are a few leadirig'lines :'''' [ , ,,  ���IhitMifckyiMming and j^e.al^  ���      Estate Broker, ''���  y^  GREENWOOD  B.C/  ���*A th'o'roiiR-li acquaintance-' with' the Boundary  - Creek and Kettle River mining- districts.'  '���''��� Mine's Examined and Reported on. *".\':-<.  Men's Shoes,t:,p"er';pair,!3rb'ni..........y.,.....;-���  ;Men's Pants, per pair, from : ^.j.',.......;.-.  "-'Men's Sweaters, each, fromr...,.,.....".���.....���.-..;.).....:.,���  -/Men's Top Shirts,-each, 'tr6m:..^....*-'':.*.'...;...,.....;.;;;  ...Men's Underwear, per suit, from............ ......:.:���..  . -.Men's Suspenders,-^er, pair?.from,.?........;.....: ;  -Our, Special'Fleece-lined Underwear, per suit:.  '/Our. Champion Overalls, per pair..;......:....:...-,-..:.,..  .-.$2 00  .!.;2  00:  ,-, 175.  ,, t-;--7S-;  .'-.���:1'.";S0-  - -^'35,  i;2,00.  ...-;!.-00  Remember !   This is all happening at  Government St,,  Next Door to Pqstoflice'  Gre^iriYpod^ B.; C.  ; �� /n 5   i:  ht  fISazEe:  Corner of Government .and,  Deadwood Streets.  ,ii    . ��� -. ������' ; ���:������- icy-f."-:-i-;  w^vyu^:,:;,,-,--!,,:,  Camp McKinntey Hotels  ..-.-    HUGH CAMERON, Procrietor'./ :>:    :  Cr***^       ' \v: -j .-.; ;rC:-  Best Brands of Wnies, Liquors and Cigars.'  -   -:, ���-.-:���:- Good- Stabling:������-"������-'���'  GREENWOOD 1181 i'l  Proprietors of the Fletcher &  .. Goodhue  sawmill; is prepared    -  to furnish ail   kinds  of Rough  and Dressed .-���-.. '  LUMBER  ���   Lath, Mouldings,' Etc., Etc,  Greenwood  Office���Corner  of Mineral  and Kimberley. streets, ,:,���;'  The Best  TEASiCOFEEES  In,The Market.  Choice and Fresh  Goods Deliyeredito :. : ,  ;���. >���:  ' any Part of ttie City.  You want gppd;!::;  ;r  wecan; supply yoii,;  Oilr-|r|(i;;:-K-;:;  -_'.-.:-��� ���'?';'. k: .^w-aysj;gd6ii.:'  We'Make no Other.    '. ;  ���M.yE.  >'c?x<��-^-:*ct-:'S(��c?;��el(^'^^  THISTLE .: :  ���   Is the Best Scotch Whisky  ���A N11���  SEAGRAM'S v  ���The Best Canadian.  SOI.R agknts :  R..'.B'- RLTH33T &   CO.  VICTORIA     B.C.  Ltd:  R. F. Coates  Contractors  0 Builders  House Moving a  Specialty.  Dissolution of -l-artncrsliip;  *m.  >:��:.:,fr..-s;%. iiteSSr.-T,.  .���������_; ^---s. -iflf5c;j:,:./  ---dfeiKS^.vtirY-r-^"^- :��� ---ftfciS '"^r*"  �����c/wi  :":-------:-i  Ouisifle1' TacKcd DurIcx;������ Pattern > With Pot Valves.  W& ARE PREPARED  .To   fnrnish Pumping Machinery of various' tyt)e< for  '   ������������'.'���'."���'������.".  -'  i"'"   .''    "-.'.  ail .".;i!!!������������; duties. Our long- experience and up to  elate: j)i. tit and: methods enable, us to warrant our  Pttinps iiii.ip'pro'ached for design, durability, compactness .-.tttl general serviceable qualities. We would.be  1 leased to furnish "catalogue and estimates.  K0RTH2Y fANc^^v!Xfi Toron to, Ont  II.   KESIP....  ..J.   IIOI.MKH  KEMP & HOLMES,  palace livery  Eight-Hour Law.  Clarence J.  at the  Yale  McCuaig, of Montreal, is  on   his   way to Republic.  Notice is liereby jriveu that tlie partnership  hitherto existing between I.eutfried Poriiuanii,  Anton Portnianii aud Frank Hartinj.'er, brewers, greenwood, trading under Hie naim; of  ICIU-horn Brewiuir Co., is this day dissolved In-  intiliial consent, Frank Ilartiiijfer retiring, from  the firm, aud Iv. and A. I'ortinanu cnuliuuiiiir  ilic business. Debts due by the lirm will be  assumed by L. and A. Portnianii. and debts  i\\\Ki. the firm are to in* paid to them.  Witness: LIUJTFK IICI)  I'OKIi.MANN  D. A. Cameron.    ANTON POKTM.W'V  FKANK HARTINCFK.  Greenwood, IS. C, Oct. 4lh, \X'ri.  OFFICES, .STORES  AND- WINDOWS  GLEANED.  Capets Scwii, Laid-and Cleaned. I  PRIVATR NUKSTNf.  FOK  CICNTLICMAN   .  Leave Orders at Henry San ve's  Stand, Copper street,  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. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  QlJoun&arf ��rei?8'��tme0  I'UHUSHED   WEEKLY   BY  The  Boundary Creek   Printing & Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross .'...'.  ..Editor  W. j. Harukr :..Manager.  SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER, 4,1899.  A DAILY PAPER.  The Greenwood Times Printing and  Publishing company, limited, has been  organized with a fully paid-up capital  of 325,000 for the purpose of publishing a daily paper in Greenwood. The  new company acquires the business  and plant of the Boundary Creek Printing and Publishing company and will  carry on the business heretofore conducted by the latter company. Duncan  Ross retainshis interest and will, as  in the past, act as managing editor.  The new daily will appear about December 1st. The necessary plant has  been purchased in Toronto and should  arrive here by that date. Arrangements have been made to secure the  full Associated Press service. It is  the intention of the company to.publish a first-class daily newspaper. The  publication of a live daily in a small  city involves the expenditure of a large  amount of money. It means a cash  outlay of ���"���nearly'. $2,000 a month. Hb  success not only depends upon the  rapid growth of the city, but also on  the encouragement and patronage, received from the citizens. A daily  paper no matter how feebly conducted  cannot but benefit a city. The very  fact that the publication of a daily  paper is considered possible is in itself  a good advertisement. With plenty of  subscribers and advertisers the new  daily will give a fair return to those  who have ventured their money in the  undertaking. While a plant is being  purchased for the, daily paper, the job  printing plant is also being increased.  An engine has been purchased to run  the presses. This will enable the office  to handle more job work in less time.  This department will be under the  direct supervision of W. J. Harber,  which is sufficient guarantee that the  highest standard of excellence will be  maintained.  spent in building a road to some promising mining property will benefit  the province more than ten thousand  spent in building cross roads to some  political friend's farms on the coast.  Mr. Cotton has pledged himself and  the government to a policy that will  encourage the development of the  mineral resources of this district. He  has learned something about the requirements and-has sufficient influence  with the government to carry anything  he suggests into effect.  WANTED.���Position as salesman  by a young man of experience. Will  furnish reference. Apply to C. H. W.  Times office. tf.  *���  ��*��  <=����  FIRST SHIPMENT OF  Clothing  Hats and  4��    Caps,  4������ "���' '  '  |    Neckwear,  *Stt '���'    '*'  4 FOR FALL"..... ..'���������  4��   " '  4�� JUST ARRIVED.  4��  i W. M. LAW <�� CO.  eK9$S��t$..-i$  I'iWo  The  *f *$�� ��f* ��f *���$��� *fr * -f* ��# ��f *�� ����� ��fr *f ��f /��,-f -**^*^-#*-f-f*�� **-**���$���  CORNER COPPER AND CENTRE STREETS.  itetfittoi  .��<��>  Fine Furnishings,  Hats �� Caps,   Boots and Shoes,  Rubbers, Overshoes, Gum Boots, Trunks and Valises.  THE   CANADIAN  TORONTO.  Established 1867.  PROMPT ACTION NEEDED.  Immediate and concerted action in  meeting conditions  is of far greater  importance in the upbuilding of a mining town than the exploitation of any  municipal theory however sound it may  be.   It is very well to roll the sweet  morsel of municipal ownership  under  the tongue  but while  this delectable  movement is going on,  the municipal  maw is  hungering for the substance.  No one can gainsay the fact that the  city should own its own eleetric light  plant but while the people are theorizing other cities are taking a step forward in the race for supremacy. ���  It is  not so important in a new country that  all the tenets of  municipal  economics  should be observed  as  it  is,  tha t all  competitors should be distanced. There  is the very greatest necessity for. the  immediate installation  of an  electric  light system in Greenwood.    It is more  expedient to allow some one to act than  spend days in theorizing.   The Times  is   a   strong   believer    in    municipal  owners but would rather sacrifice any  theory than have an important  undertaking  delayed.     A   new   town cannot   afford    to   cavil   about    details.  It should encourage  the man who is  ready to invest his money  in the city,  who is  willing to  give   the city that  which will place it on a similar footing  o   other   cities.       Greenwood   should  have had an electric light system long  ago.   The only possible  way one  can  be   secured in   the near future  is  by  allowing  thoue who have the money to  invest it.    When  the  finances of the  city are considered, when the municipal  ���credit must be heavily pledged for improvements    that    are    an    absolute  necessity, the offer to install  an  electric light system within 60 days  should  be accepted at once.  Paid-up Capital ��� * $6,000,000.  '   [Six Million Dollars.]    ,  Rest $1,000,000.  PRESIDENT.  HON.   GEO.   A.   COX.  B. E. WALKER,  General Manager.  J.  H. rLUMMER,  Asst. General Manager.  WHOLESALE  RETAIL.  Three Solid Brick Stores, Plate Glass Fronts, and the  finest offices in B. C, heated with hot water and air, will be completed and ready for rent in ten days. Terms on application to  proprietors on the premises.  lUallaee,   ftlifler '���&,.'.. CtcL  CLOTHING AND SHIRT MANUFACTURERS-  ��� 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.  Accounts of Corporations, Merchants,  and Individuals received on favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travel  lers' Credits, and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the World.  Approved Notes Discounted, Collections made.     (.  A general Banking business transacted.  Greenwood Branch.,  D.  A.  CAA\ERON.  MR. COTTON'S VISIT.  Hon. Mr. Cotton's words in reference to Boundary Creek were encourg-  ing enough but Mr. Cotton is a  politician and a politician's words are  g-enerally encouraging. The g-overnment can make no mistake by carrying  Mr. Cotton's words into effect. To do  so it will be necessary to change the  policy of the past. The policy has  been to dilate upon the glorious possibilities of the mineral sections of the  province and pamper the agricultural  district which had the votes. If the  province is to speedily realize that  glorious destiny which nature intended,  the government should do more to encourage the development of her greatest resources.     One thousand dollars  El Crepusculo,  Por Larranaga,  Benjamin Franklin,  Manuel Garcia, Alonza  El Ecuador  Bock and Africana  La Flor De R Fulton  .TurKish and Egyptian.  Pipes and Smokers  Articles   STATIONERY.  H. A. KING & Co.  COPPER ST.  *��� GREENWOOD - *  Floi^r, Feed, Produce  Dealers in Hay, Grain, Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  ��� *��� ������ # '.  HEAVY   WAGON   SCALES   IN   CONNECTION   WITH   OUR   BUSINESS  Silver Street. Greenwood.  THE  BANK   OF  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital .'..'....$4,8 6 6/666  Reserve Fund.... $1,460,000  London Office:  3 Clement's Lar.e, Lombard Street, E. C   ��V4__  Court of Directors':!]  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter.  Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glrn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare.H.J'.B. Kendall, J. J. Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James St., Montreal  H. Stikeman, g-eneral manager.  J. Elmsley, inspector.  ���"M?���  Branches in Canada:  Loudon,    Brahtford,     Hamilton,    Toronto,  Montreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec, St. John,  N. B., Brandon,  Winnipeg-, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  Agents in the United States:  Spokane���Traders' National  Bank and Old  National Bank.    New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawson  and   J.' C.   Welsh,   agents.    San  Francisco���(124    Sansome   street)   H.   J.  Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents,  London Bankers:  The Bank of England and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartared Mercantile  Bank of India, London aud China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lvounais.  >'4  F. T. SHORT, Manager,   Greenwood,   B.   C  Getfi  Restau  ^9*2 if  AND  "��.  President:   Loud Strathcona and Mount Royal.  Vice-President :   Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Manager .'     -E- S. ClousTON.  Branches in Condon (England), new Vorft. gftteaso,  And all the Principal Cities in Canada.  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers :  Grant Commercial and Travellers' Credits, available in  any part of the World.  Greenwood Branch,  F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  Fresh Oysters  In any Style  Meals at All Hours  DAY OR NIGHT.  Copper St,, Greenwood,  METHODIST CHURCH.  Services 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school  2:30 p. m.   Social service 8 p. m. Wednesday.  EVERYBODY   WELCOME.  II, H, BALDERSTON, B.A., Pastor. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ELECTRIC LIGHT  FOR  THE   CITY  OF   GREENWOOD.  Companies Making a Great Race For Franchise���Are Willing to Build a Tramway to  Phoenix. Public Meeting Discussed the  Propositions.  Greenwood must be a great city or  else those having money to invest have  the most implicit confidence^ in its  rapid growth; During the week no  less than two companies made strenuous efforts to secure a charter to install an electric light plant. They  deposited marked cheques for $5,000  each as an earnest of their intention  and offered to build a tramway to  Phoenix if franchise were granted.  The first who asked for the franchise  was P. "Welch & Co., the well-known  railway contractors. Through their  solicitors Pringle & Whiteside they  made formal application at the oad-  journed meeting of the council held ori  Friday night last week. They wanted  an exclusive franchise for five years,  and if this were granted, they were  prepared, to install and maintain a  complete electric light system in the  city. They also undertook to have the  system completed within 90 days from  the time the franchise was granted.  A public meeting was held in Rendell's  hall on Saturday evening todiscuss the  proposition. Mayor .Hardy presiding.  There was considerable diversity of  opinion regarding the best to be done.  Some held that there was such an  absolute necessity for electric light  that tlie offer, should be accepted ;  ;, others thought the city should install  "its own plaint, while the still further  few held that the electric light should  be tied: to Phoenix tramway and no  franchise should be granted to any  company that did not undertake to  handle both propositions. Several  resolutions were submitted to the meeting but no definite action was taken.  At the regular meeting; of the city  council on Monday evening a by-law  granting franchise to P. Welch & Co.,  was submitted. Mr. Pringle submitted the following for the consideration  of the council: ' '* -  ��� "With respect to the electric light franchise  which we are seeking on behalf of our clients,  P. Welch & Co., we are instructed to inform you  that on account of the desire mauifeste d to  couple with an'Clectric light system a tramway  to Phoenix, our clients are desirous and willing  to build the tramway, if the same can be made  possible, and will enter enter into such agreement as it may appear to you to be necessary to  guarantee the building of such tramway,'providing that on your part you will give them, as  an assurance of bonafides, an undertaking of  binding effect, that 5 per cent, interest will be  guaranteed on a bonded indebtedness of. the  tramway of $100,000, and further that you will  indemnify them from all expenses incurred iu  endeavoring to obtain the charter,: should the  same be refused by the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council." .''.,������  I system was not completed. In refer-  ; ence to the charter they wanted the  city to guarantee the interest on $100,-  000 bonds, assist in getting a -charter  and exempt their system from taxation  for 10 years. They also wanted the  city ' to secure the right of way to  Phoenix. Mr. Shaw presented a letter  from F. J. Finucane, manager of the  Bank of Montreal in which it was  stated that Mr. Mcintosh's' syndicate  was financially able to install electric  light and build the tramway.,  Mr. Pringle thought that it would be  a dangerous tiling for the city to promise a free right of way to Phoenix.  Aid. Galloway stated that he understood new-propositions were to be submitted to the council, bnt there was no  improvement in these offered. He was  in favor of delaying electric light  order that the tramway might be made  a certainty. At present there was  nothing sure about the tramway. Mr.  Shaw pointed out that his clents were  rearly to deposit $5,000 that'the tramway would be built if a charter were  secured. ,  , Aid. Wood would like to see the absolute right to electric light franchise  made conditional upon the tramway  .being built.  Mayor Hardy suggested that the  council agree to consider either, proposition and then the city solicitor could  prepare a new agreement which could  be accepted or rejected by the syndicate. ".  Mr, Pringle pointed' out that this  course would prevent either one of the  companies from discussing the matter  further with the city. It would be  wiser to submit any amended proposition to both applicants.  Aid. Galloway rnoved that both propositions be rejected. This received  no seconder.  Aid. Wood moved and Aid. Sutherland seconded that Mr. Mcintosh's  offer be dealt with. This motion carried. ���       -      ���  The city solicitor and solicitors for  Mr. Mcintosh are considering <tn  amended proposition. It is possible  that an agreement satisfactory to both  parties may be reached.  The funeral of David Bryant took  place on Tuesday afternoon from Gulley's undertaking parlors gand was  largely attended.  Mr.. Pringle presented a marked  check for $5,000 to be deposited with  the council and to be forfeited unless  they would carry out everything stipulated in the by-law. ��� His clents were  ready to install th e system and ready  to go ahead at once if an opportunity  were granted.  H.'C. Shaw of Hallett & Shaw also  had a check aud a brief from Duncan  Mcintosh of the Winnipeg and others.  They were prepared to build an electric  light system within 90 days or forfeit  their check if they failed to do so.  The council decided to adjourn until  Wednesday evening in order that Mr.  Mcintosh might have an opportunity  to submit a definite proposition.  At Wednesday evenings meeting  every member of the council was present and there was a large attendance  of citizens. Mr. Pringle started the  discussion by again reviewing the  position of his clints. They were pre-  pared.to couple with the electric light  a tramway to Phoenix provided the  city guaranteed 5 per cent, interest on  the bonds up to $100,000 and assist in  securing a charter. He deprecated  the position assumed by the syndicate  in as much as they maintained that no  outside man should be allowed to invest his money in the city. It was  such a narrow policy as this, that started war in South Africa. The rates his  clients suggested were the same as in-  included in the franchise granted last  spring viz. $1 per month for each 16  candle power lamp for residences and  $1.50 for business houses. Street lights  $150 a year.  Mr. Shaw still maintained that if  any preference were to be shown it  should be to local men. His clents  were prepared to deposit $5,000 that  electric light plant would be installed  within 90 days and another $5,000 that  they would build the tramway provided  a charter could be secured. They  asked for an exclusive right for 10  years. They suggested an average  rate of $1 a month for 10 caudle power  lights. The $5,000 was a guarantee  that the plant would be installed and  they were prepared to forfeit S100 a day  for every  day   after  90 days that the  1  FOR 1900.  THE following persons are entitled to vote,  viz :  FOR MAYOR:  Any persons qualified to vote for Aldermen is  entitled to vote for Mayor.  FOR ALDERMAN :  The following persons are entitled to vote,  that is to say :  Any male or female, being a British subject,  of the full age of twenty-one 3-ears, and  [a) Who is the assessed owner of lands or of  improvements or the assessed occupier of land  situate within the municipality : or  [b) Who is a resident of and carries on business and is the holder of a trade license in the  municipality, the annual fee for. which is not  less than $5.00, and who has paid on or before  the 1st day of November, 1899, the full license  fee therefore ; or  [c) Who is a householder within the municipality. A ;* householder " is defined as a person  who holds - anil occupies a messuage, dwelling  or tenenient,-or any part of a messuage, dwelling or tenement within a municipality, paying  therefore a rental or rent value of not less than  sixty dollars per annum.  Householders must have paid all municipal  rates, taxes and license fees (exclusive of water  rate or water rent] on or before the 1st day of  December, 1898, to entitle them to make the  declaration as mentioned below, and in order  to be included iu the voters' list must, on or be  fore the 1st day of December, 1S99. enter their  names with the Assessor or Clerk of the municipality as voters, and make and personally  deliver to the Assessor or Clerk at the same-  time a statutory declaration as set out iu section 2, subsection, 2, of tlie "Municipal Elections Amendment Act, 1897."  Forms of said declaration may be obtained at  at the ollice of G. B. Taylor, City Clerk;  No Chinese. Japanese or Indians are entitled  to vote.  Bv order,  G. 15. TAYLOR  Greenwood,                                        c. m. c.  25th October, 1899.  _**   MINERAL,  ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  CITY VIEW Mineral Claim, situated in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where Located : In Skylark camd.  TAKE NOTICE that I, E. A.'Bielenberg,  free miner's' certificate No. 25S67 A, in'.ei: I.  sixty davs from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a certificate of improve-  niuuts, 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 sueh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of August, 1899. 20-7  TURNER, BEET ON  <��   GO.  WHOLESALE  KOOTENAY  LIQUORS,  Tobaccos,  Boots,  -WHITE   FOR  MERCHANTS.  IMPORTERS.  BRANCH    v     ���    v ���/.'���>  CIGARS,  Carpets,  Tents,  SHIPPERS   AND  y   NELSON, B, G  DRY GOODS,  China Matting,  Ore Bags.  CATALOGUE.  ^?n?H!H?H!n??Hn?n??!??HHn!??1?!H???H???!n?1Hnf!?n!?nn!!?T??HHn!f??tT?n?T!7??!!?!???t!!??????l>  Head Office and Works at  Belleville, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.  Jfc> ^a ��|b sfa .fa ����s of> Jfc Jfc .fa *��a .fa ����a ��fa t��9 '.fa ��f�� ��fs *|* ��fs ���%* .fa ��fa *fa .fa .fa .fi *fa ��f* *f6 ��f*-fa  THE  (litAC  (ItlACHINE  ���o���  Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air  Compressors,  Roc  Drills, Hoisting   ar.d Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Q?c Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works.  Our  Shops   at  Trail are most  complete,   coiisc-qiieni'-y   we  are  in   a position   to handle  all  kinds of Repairs.    If you are trouble.-! with your Drills freezing-, or wish to  save money buying- rcp.iirs, then   USE   OURS.  ^liuuiiiiuiuiiuuiaiiiuiuiiiiiuiiiiiiiaiiiiuiaiiiiii'uii.iiiiuuiiiiiaiiiiiiuiiiuiiuiuiiiuiiuii^  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  MOUNTAIN VIEW mineral claim,  situate iu  the Kettle River Mining  Division .of Yale  District.      Where    located:      Iu    Summit  camp adjoining the B. C. mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, P. W. firoves acting  as agent for Patrick Lyons, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 19133a, and Louis Scheiffle, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 19135a, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certiiicate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining v Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Aud   further   take   notice  that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 12th day of September, 1899.  ���?��  FOR   TUNNELS,  MINES   AND   QUARRIES  Straight Line Duplex and Compound  COMPELTE   MINE   EQUIPMENT.  JAMES   COOPER   MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Limited  MONREAL,  P. Q.  Branch   Office, ROSSLAND, B. C. JAMES  D. SWORD, Manao-er, HE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  The Snowshoe.  Anthony J. McMillan, managing-  director of the British Columbia, Rossland & Slocan Syndicate, limited, of  London England, was in town a few  days ago accompanied by J. W. Astlej',  the well known mining engineer of  Rossland, the two having-just returned  from an inspection of the Snowshoe  mine in Greenwood camp.  The Snowshoe is under bond to Mr.  McMillan's London syndicate and i:--.  being vigorously developed. A 40-  horse power boiler, an engine and hoist  were placed upon the property .in the  [ spring and a few weeks ago a five-drill  compressor plant was installed. During- the past summer a large amount of  development work has, been done on  the rproperty. The principal shaft is  now down about 200 feet and crosscut-  ting-east has been commenced to explore the large bodies at depth. A  great many open cuts have been made  and small shafts sunk at different  , points on the surface, to prove the extent of the ore deposits. Though  neither Mr. McMillan nor Mr. Astley  . were inclined to say much about the  results it is understood that the development work has been very satisfactory. ���'-.���������  Mr. McMillan, who is leaving for  London next month, says there is a  great future before the Boundarj- country, where an amount of" development  is being-, carried on of which the public  has no .conception. Whilst there are  some hig-h grade properties, most of  the mines-produced low-grade ore, and  the most important problem to solve is  that of cheap treatment for theje immense bodies of ore. Whilst several  smelters'are building,in the-Boundary  .country, and others are contemplated  it is hig-hly\ probable that-most of the  , large mines will treat their own ore in  u their own smelters and mills.���Grand  Forks Miner. '*"���"  *yNew Custom Mill.  Articles Of incorporation have been  filed wity the county clerk of Ferry  county, of the Republic Reduction company. The incorporators are Malcolm  B. Brownlee arid Walter Mackay, of  Spokane;' and James F. Lansing, of  Republics The capital stock is $50,000,  divided into 2,000 shares, and the life of  the corporation-is for fifty years. . The  directors named' forthe first six months  include the above named gentlemen  and Francis E- Sargeant, of New York  Elias F.*> Smith and; Marcus H. Lyrig",  of Republic. '  This is one of the first steps taken in  the erection and operation of the new  custom mill destined for Republic.  Other steps will follow in rapid succession and some time next spring, if  not earlier, the mill will be in operation. The site of the. proposed mill is  understood to be on the flat a short  distance below the Republic mill. During the present week there' were 'filed  in the auditor's office of this county,  deeds transfering the Harvey and;  Gene mineral claims from Frank  Truax and wife to J... F. Lansing.  These claims are bounded on the east  and south by lands included in the  Tonasket ranch, arid sit is .on these  claims, it is said, the mill is to be built.  Mr. Lansing- has been hard at work  on the details for sonie time and is still  busy arranging preliminaries. He does  not feel at liberty to make public the  plans of the company, as there is much  to l;>e accomplished-before it would be  prudent to do so. But the above are  facts that are of record.  E. F. Smith, one of the trustees, is  here, and also at work. Mr. Smith is  noted as a chemist, and for a long  time was connected with the Anaconda  company at Butte. All those interested are well known in western mining  and financial circles. The new mill  will have a capacity of 75 tons per day.  The. process to be used in treating the  ore is a secret, but those who claim to  know something of it say it will prove  to be "just the thing "r,for the character of ore mined in this district.���Republic Pioneer.  *&&&  ii*'.  McELMON  Greenwood St.'  Opposite Rendell's  New Block  Having quit the stag-e  express office I will devote  my whole -time to the  watch repairing- business.  ITullIRlDffiLE!?  Greenwood, B. c.  NEXT DOOR TO TELEPHONE OFFICE.  .,'.'���.'"���-������ NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the Licence Commissioners for the City  of Greenwood held after 30 days from this date  the undersigned will apply for. a transfer from  them to the *4 Greenwood Clarendon, Limited,"  of the Hotel Licence now,held by them for the  '��� Imperial Hotel" at the corners of Copper ami  Greenwood streets, iu this citv.  GRAHAM" A PARRY  Per EVAN PERRY.     <  Greenwood, B. C, August 31, 1S99.  < FOUND.���A bicy cle.  Burns & Co.  Apply  at P.  **  ....The Only Direct Importers in the Boundary Country.  Just Received Fresh Importation From Havana of,,,  LA AFRICAN  UPMANN  BOCKS  CAROLINAS  HIGH LIFE  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  ALL SIZES  sole Agent Tor....  . Wm. Pitt Cig-ar  Players Navy Cut Tobacco  Anglo-Eg-ypt'ain Co. Cigarettes.  I.'Robt. Jacobs  '���'������' Manager.  *  *  *  *  *  *  *>  *  *  yt^x^j^^.^.^ jf.jju^^^^^.^^ fyfyj^^fyfyj^j^Jfr.  THE  umber  {Manufacturers and   ....  Dealers in all Kin'-a* of  Rough and Dressed Lu  Shingles, Lath and Mouldings.  Telephone 36.  Offices     Corner  Copper  and  Dundee Streets, Greenwood,  [R The Heart of The Famous Greenwood Camp  ���imimmimamaitKmMiiiwtrtaja.iiij:. ->-w - -vmmj����, ^^.i^.^f  ��ft      s%      s%      ����4 AV  ->it     -A*      -aw*      T*T 3h��  m  250  Feet From  the  Brooklyn  Plant  I  "Or"1  3*T   ^  Onchalf Mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill.  Railroad now being  completed  passes  through  the  town,  QREENWOOD   is    the   financial  and commercial centre, of the Boundary Creek district.    It is   bhe supply point |  for vrhe .mining-camps.       From   the; city,  roads lead to the. . .". . . .'��� '  Copper,    Summit,  Long Lake,  Skylark,  White and Atwood,  Wellington, Smith's,  �����;��,And Other Boundary Creek Camps,,..,,,,  ^-A^r^-.o-.^Ak  ��m �����atfmb (��an&&  Have. Branches in the Cit}*,  For Price of I/Ots and other information, address  Robert Wood or C. Scott Galloway  Greenwood, Boundarj* Creek, B. C.  Or Apply to the Agents : .  C. F. COSTEKTOiY   11. STUART, J. B.' JOHNSON & CO. |  ����� ft # -%  Centre of six of the most prominet mines in the Boundary. All producers. Plenty of pure water from lake on  the property.  BUY NOW.�� PRICES RIGHT. ��EASY TERMS.  For Prices and Terms apply to  j. b. McArthur, Geo. E. Breakeriridge,  OWNER,   COLUMBIA, B. C.  General Agent Phoenix.  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a lanje stock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay floods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals, aud all  other Assavers' aud Miners' requirements. Sole ag-ents for Morg-on Crucible Company, Battersea  Becker's Sous'Balances. Etc.   Catalogue and full particulars sent on application.  ROYAL SEAL  KOOTENAY BELL  LITTLE GEM  CIGARS  Full line carried by  W. F. ASKEW, Grand Forks, W?  Why Smoke Cheap Eastern Cigars ? B. C.   fi^J  i*M  MWMIiWW'ftMMM^  KHMUi'M.mwnMmuu*L.jiiu / 'si   A '  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  Ottawa Letter.  Ottawa, October 21.���-The last  two.  weeks  has done much to clear the atmosphere of a larg-e amount of  misap-;  prehension as  to  the real  attitude of  the "government ' in  the matter of   a  Trahvaal   contingent.    In    my   letter  }wo   weeks  ago I quoted  Sir Wilfred  Laurier's   statement    of.  the   constitutional requirements in  such matters  showing- how, parliament not being in  sesssion,   the   g-overnment   was   very  definitely  restricted in  its powers of  action.     Parliament   is   co^niposed. of  two great sections���the supporters and  opponents! of   the  government; there  was no question that  any' proposal  to  offer Canadian help to the motherland  would ' be   cordially  endorsed-^by - the  Liberals-in  the  house,  sj.nd.it is.only  fair'to add that the personal sentiment,  of the rank  and file of the opposition  would- undoubtedly urge, them in  the  same direction.    There was no guar-;  antee,  however, as to, what course op'-;  position leaders might take  officially,  in view of the numerous ^instances of  captious   iand    indefensible    hostility  which  they have   so  often ^displayed-  towards- the government, in,the  past.  Before any action could be taken which  might involve a possible ; straining- of  the   constitution,   absolute unanimity,  was   required,   and   it   was - therefore  grafifying- to the g-overnment  to  receive Sir Charles Tupper.'s assurance7  of support in the proposal; to carry for-  ward.preparations for the dispatch of  the/Canadian  contingent.   For weeks  'prior/to. the date when final action was  decided . upon,  the  minister of militia  had'fbrseen the possible developments  that'might., arise, and with the approval of his colleagues had,'- without'fuss  or .publicity been completing the details  of organization,  with the result  that when the moment for definite action ^arrived,   the  Canadian bafcallion  ' could-b'e.organized andr equipped with  remarkable celerity and thoroughness.  ' The official reticence-whichisan inherent-necessity in all such matters,  ledfto^a certain amount, of misconcep-  tion^ofX^he true condition affairs, but  now that-.developments have arrivedfat,  that stage when the course.pursued.by  the g-overnment can be disclosed in all  details,/,,and the^.:absurdity;bf:the outcry-about disloyalty is manifest-to the  most-supertciaV-bniopker. 'f'Jtisgratfy-  ing to.notejthat the,o amends..honorable  is being- made by those whose enthusiasm and ultra loyalty has led them into  ill-considered criticism; _as for exam pie  the case of Lieut.-Col. G. T. Denison,  the widely known, military authority  of Toronto, who''.declared;frbm the public platform-a day or two ago: ; "There  has'beena" great deal said about Can-'  ada failing in its whole duty in not  paying the full expenses of .the contingent. ���.' li am glad on ,that; account  that it has'been clearly and definitely  shown that it is the*;wjsh:.pf'the British  government that the men should be  paid from imperial funds and not by  any of the colrieial authorities.;/ Had it.  ��� ; i ��� ��� ���' ~J -. . . .< '���  not been so Canadians would'have felt  that they were, not doing their.whole  duty. Now they feel relieved to know  that   the  Dominion "government is do  ing all that the imperial government  Wishes it to do, or would allow it. to do.  Then in the second place it should be  remembered that the home authorities  have yielded to the wishes of Canada,  and have permitted the men to go as a  distinct contingent so that on both  points we should be satisfied."  FHENCH-CANADIAn'LOYALTY.     -, ������������  Another feature of no mean importance which has cropped up incidentally  in this discussion is the attitude of our  French-Canadian '��� fellow    countrymen  towards the. empire, and Col. Denison's  remarl^'thereo'n'j'iri the  course "of the  same spee.ch, are worthy  of reproduction",; forxthe gallant colonel is recognized as an.historical authority just as  much as he! is  a ^military  expert:    "A  point I wish to emphasze,"'he said, "is1  ���that if our beloved country  is  ever" to  "become a great and powerful nation, if  the time,is/ever, to  come, as I hope it  will, when Canada'will be the most important;^ the most powerful,  and the  most populous part of the greatest empire' in' >the  world,- it  will only be accomplished through  the united efforts  of   every,   indiyidnal,   by   the   people  standing together as one. ,. History has  shown its that- on  every occasion when  the necessity has; arisen, the Canadian  people have stood:together.   -We'.-.must  not   forget  that  it .was! owing  to the  loyalty of the French-Canadian popula- ;  tion that in 1776 this country was saved j  to the British empire and for us today/j  In- the war of 1812-14 these men stood  ..shouldeif to  shoulder with pur fathers  and   fought  on   the  same   fields with  them,*with;the result vthat' the invader  was repelled and bur freedom and- na'-:  tionality'preserved.''"."���" "      *""-    ^ittUiiuuumm^^^  -IS'T'I.rM BEST HOTEL IN GREENWOOD. AXe  Service in all department's./ Choice, Wines, .Lienors  ami Commercial Men..  .y Building-,  well furnished.  :ind  Cig-ars. c Headquarters  Fii  for  ���st-class  Miuinu-  Copper Street, Greenwood.  jwmimmmmmrommn^  ''"���"  Corporation- of The City" oMireciiwool  BY-LAW NO. 32.  ��� yioij^VptejrSjrAttention.  , :,  Are you on the provincial voters' list  ��� oji,the^municipal';y/)ters',list? If  .not, .jyhy,. ..not,?'* A large municipal  vbtefs'*list guar'autees' a:'' better stand'-  ing for the city^ A large provincial  voters' . list gives i you great power in  federal and; provincial affairs and  secures better', treatment and more  careful consideration from either government/- The qualification is; simple;-  To qualify as a, municipal voter you;  must be a British subject paying taxes  or. a ^householder:���> for twelve, months.  For a provincial-or- a' -federal voter; it  is .necessary', to���.-���b.e':\a"':.British-'subject'  with two months' residence in the district. Register now. Blank ibrmscan"  be .secured at.,,the boundary Creek  Times, office.; Every vote' in the /city  and district should be registered.  ������/ W. J. Snodgrass & Sons, Prop's.?  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays,.Thursdays, and Saturdays for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creekv Midway-, Anaconda, Greehwood,'  Carson and Grand Fonts.  Returning- leaves Grand Forks at 7 a.ni. each  and every day except Sunday for Greenwood  and.leaves Greenwood for Penticton on.Tues-'  days', Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m. , -  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.;  tST Will sell .tliroujrh' Tickets to Vancouver;  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.       .  ;-->  .,Ha.Yei.ypu;.Ipokeid afe'your subscription .label?  It'-'wIH'^tell- you^whether you are In arrears  or'not"'" " '"      ���'���!?.' '///!/''.:  Established 1862;  JustOpened  A. P. McKenzie & Go.  Furniture ;f.  i*   -*'..���'. y ���  Carpets. *:-f',  ��� .-������: i *7  i Linoleumsf.  Cork Carpet^  Gurtains'p /  Wallpaper;  /Hou^yFurnispg%  -V.''*=��XP< WSc-'/:.{<;' {v':-,~'!v  ^.large'J stocky o.f. Fine   and   Medium-  ^'Priced Goi5<lsirin*abo"ve'lih-e's; "-"-  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  iii ioiii, u.  Mineral -Act'i 8 96t     tfe     ^  CERTIFICATE OF IIYIPROVEmENTS  NOTICE. ���      ;  STAFFORD FRACTION Mineral-..: Claim;  situate in the Kettle River Mining- Division  of- Yale.^-vDistrict. Where located : In  Greenwood camp.v ������������;. ;  TAKE-NOTICE ��� that-' 'I; ��� i'. A. Coryell, as  ag-ent sfor Harry Nash, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 6615b, 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 claini.    -    ������   -i. ������.������,'.  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 October,   1899.  ;/:'    -JOHN A CORYELL./:  A By-Law to iaise by way of dcbentuie.s the  sum of Five thousand dollars for the purpose  of erecting- buildings iu the Municipality of the  said City to be used for Municipal'purposes.'  Whereas it is expedient and necessary to  erect certain building- within the Municipality  of the Said City of Greenwood to be used for  Municipal purposes ; and ���    '  Whereas it is, necessary for that purpose :to  raiseby.way of debentures a loan of thesiiiu of  $5,000.00 with interest thereon at the rate of six  per ecu turn per annum for twenty years ; and  Whereas for tlie payment of said debentures,  sinking fund, and interest it will be, necessary  to raise: the'sum of $+80.00 by special rate iii  each aud every.year; and -.. ���-.��� ���*',      :.: ������.-.���  Whereas the whole rateable laiid and improvements or real property of the said1 Municipality, according to the last revised Assessment  Roll is 5603,795.00 ; and  Whereas the existing debenture .'debt.', of .-.this  Municipalitj- amounts to S55,000.00 and no  principal or interest is in arrears: ���    ������';'  Thereforethe Municipal Council of ,the City  of Greenwood enacts as lollows :  1. Itshall.be ;law��ul for ; the:.Corporatioii of  the Cit3"of Greenwood to raise, by way Of loan,  from any - person or persons, body or-bodies  corporate who, may be willing to advance the  same oil the credit of the debentures herein  mentid.ned,.the snm.of S5,000.00.,and! cause the  same to.be paid into the hands of the City  Treastirer of the said Citj- >.of 'Greenwood, for  the'purposes aforesaid!, and with the object  hereinbefore recited'^:.   . _.  ���,   ...   ^._,,.;  2. Itshall bela'ivfulifor/tlie' Maypni to.cause  aio'. number of-debehtures;tb'-be'- nia'deZ-'not exceeding, the whole sum of 55,000 in sums of .not  less than $100.00 each as may be required; and  all such debentures shall "be sealed with tlie  seal Of;the Corporatioii ��� of,' the City.: of Greenwood) sifi-ned by the Mayor and countersig-ned  by the:Treasurerof the'said City.' -'���'���'  -'-'..���'-'���-  3. Thesaid debentures shall be payable in 20  years from the day herein mentioned for this  by-law to take effect, at such bank in the City  of Greenwood as the Council.may by. resolution  direct,'/ ���   ���   *���''���' ,"���' v-i;   '  "; !- ���'������ '��� J iV)  4. The said debentures shall have cupons'attached for the payment of interest at the rate'of  six per centum per annum: on; the amount of  said debentures and shall be made payable  yearljf.pn the '-,',..    day of  in each'and every year.''���/'f;    /.:'/, ,.  5. A/special rate on the dollar shall be levied  and raised in each, and every year,' in addition  to aU'othe'r" rat'es,"6ri alt rateable' prbperty'dtt'he  City sufficient to pay interest'and create'a sink-:  iiij>- fund for-tlieipaymeut��.of-.tlie.,debt_liereby.  created at aud when' this "same" shall become  due.  6. The suni.of;$300.0o shall'be raised- annually.-  for the. paymerifof iiiterest'oii "the' 'am6iihf--bf  thedebt incurred durjnu- the currency of (the debentures aut'Itori7.ed;'t6;be:issued//  -''SiO!/ '1 C  7. The sum of S180.00 shall be raised annually  fur the payment ofthedebtherebyincurred.' ij  8. It shall be lawful for the .Corporation from  time to time to purchase any of the said^debent-  uies at sucli prices as may be 'mutually- as reed  upon andvall.debcsutiires s.o, purchased* shall be.  cancelledi and I \u>' reissue,: of any debenture or"  debentures shall,'bje made in consequence of an.y:  such ^purchase.       ;i ':   :   ': :;/:���;   ; i       '- -r    ;���:    -i  ThisiBy-lawjShailJ befor'e;;tlie ;fiiial/passing-i  thereof receiye*thelasseitt qfjJthee'le^t6rs5of thej  Corporation" iii Smaunec sprescribed�� :'by '..the;  "Municipal Claiise's'Act.V' *'= ?  ������    i 4 ;- J \   >���  This By-law"shall take*effect *and conie iiitb'  force'on the ���/.: :      -.'day, of���-:.-*���.,, )1899.  Read'first a'n'd second time October ');'1899?  Read third.time October 16,1899. .        ��� .  G.'B.' TAYLOR/   ' '"      THOMAS IIARDY,  ,; ^    City.Clerk. ,,.������>-.      ���   J -.Mayor.  TAKE'isrO'TICE titat- the above is .-i - true  copy of the proposed by-law upon which the  vote of the municipality,".will -be'takeii -. at ithe  court house iii'the citv of'-Greenwood -oh* Miin,  day the 30th- day of-,October- A.D., 1899, between .the hours of eifflito'clock a.'in. 'aiid!.fo"ur  o'clock p. m.        G. IS/TAYLOR. C. M.'C.  Corporation of-tlie City pi Greenwood.  BY-LAW NO. 31.  A By-Law- to raise by. way of^ deb'ehtures/t  uui . of   Ten   thousand   dollars "for "street i  the  ifrovements.  -Whereas it is  necessary 'to  improve,  g-rade,  open and repair thestreets of the City of Greenwood and for that purpose co raise by way of  debentures a loan of the sum of $10,000 together  with interest thereon at the rate of six per cent  per annum for twenty years : and   ���  Whereas for the payment of said debentures,  sinkiiif? fund, and interest it will  be necessary   '  to;"raise  the sum  of $960.00 by  special   rate  iii   :  each and every year: and  , 'Whereas the.whole rateable laud and improve-   '  tncnis or real'property' of the said Municipality  acbordiiiR- to the last revised Assessment Roil  is $604,795.00 : and  '' Whereas tlie existing debenture debt '-of'-'lhiK  Municipality amoiuits to $55,000.00 and no  principal or interest is iu arrears.  Therefore tiie Municipal Council for the, City  of Greenwood  enacts as follows :  -1. It shall be lawful  for the Corporatiou  of     ,  ;the City of Greenwood to raise, by way of loan,  front any person.oripersous, body or.bodies,cor-/--  ���porate,  who  may be willing-   to-advance   the    .,  same on the credit of thedebeiitiires hereinafter ,"  imentioned; the sum of $10.000.00.^an^ cause, the .  same fto   be" paid  into .the  hands'.'of the'City " '  ^Treasurer of tlie said' City of Greenwood,' fo"r   '-'������  the purposes aforesaid, and, with   the  object,  hereinbefore recited;    '   '���       ' '���     ;:-':-:   .-}:���'������  2. It shall be lawful for thej Mayor to cause -.-,  any number of debentures to be made, not exceeding-in, the whole the sum of.$10,000 iii sums- ���  of iiot less than $100.00 each as may;be required;'������..,  and such debentures shall be sealed with the/'   '  seal of the  Corporation, of the City of Green--'    ���  wood, siffued by the Mayor and countersigned  ;b3''the Treasurer of thesaid City/''- :���'  - ��� 3.; The said debentures shall be;payabie iu. 20..-, -  ,'j-ears from the da.v herein  mentioned., for. tliis  by-law to take effect, at such  baukiii'tlieCity ''"  ;of;Greenwood as the,Council,niay by, resolution ,  direct.^;'- ;   ""    " '  ;' -'  ^     -  ��� -���    "���-      '-,.  y''4.!The   said'- debentures'shall haS-e'cupons "���  :attached for the payment of jntere'st.at the rate -.-���,  of six per centum per annum on the amount of  said debentures, and.shall, be :made,'.payable*!  ;yearlj-.'on.thev     ,;,   :,,',- ,,; ,daj: of  ...  ...  'in-each, arid every year." ':','.".'".' '   ' �� ,,' "        ,:  "'S. A'special rate on'thedollar'shall be'levied      ���  .and raised iu each and every year, /in addition  't6.all;6ther'rates, oiiall ratable'property of the;-  Citj--sufficient to pay . interest.and-  create> a ,, .  sinking'fund, for the,paymeut of the debt;here-  by created at'arid when the "s'airie shall become :    '  due. '���'.,:-/.   -,-  ��� 6. The sum of $600.00 shall be raised,annually,,  for the payment of interest' bii the amount'of the''  debt incurred during ;the currency of - the de-'   ;  Beritures herebj-authorized tobeissued.  ,;,���      .i,.  ��� -7.-  The suni.of $360.00 shall be raised anuualr,  '���ly'.of thedebt hereby incurred.    ''    '"       " ������'���':���������  '��� " 8/ It shalKbe:lawful for the Corporotiou from '  time to,.time, to  purchase anj-, of thesaid debentures at .such prices as 'may be" mutual^1'' ;  'agreed upon arid ^ll'dcbentures so' purchased  ������.:  shall .be,icancelled:.aiid no .reissue, of any. de-, .,,  benture.or debentures shall 'be "made in coil-.  seqiierice'of any such purchase. ' '''���'"'"���''','   :' //  ThisiBv-Law shall-before; the final'passing ?.-....  thereof receive   the  assent.,of  the  electors of ,   |  the '��� " Corporatioii    iii'     manner5    prescribed":  by the Municipal Clauses'Act."/':       ��� -'i;: 'S  ;;;  - This By-Law shall take effect and come;iitto (..  force on the                   day of                    18OT.' '   '   "'  4 Read first andsecond time October; 9,:1899. -.,-'',  .-���- Read third.time October 16,1899.     ...' '.".;    "���' ..  G. B.TAYLOR,!     ," '   THOMAS HARDY,"   '  '.  ��� * ;  ;/;.".   City/Clerk'.-'' ''''V. ;".'.��� ;./Mayor.' " ���  ^...TAKE NOTICE'thattiie above is a'true copy, -;  of the proposed by-law upon, which "the'vote of; )>���;'  the'municipality'will betaken at the court house  iii tlie Citv of Greenwood on-Monday the 29th'    >  day of.Oc't.j A.j D., 1899, :between.;the,iiours .of....-,  eig-ht.o'clock a; m. aiid four o'clock p. m.   "'''.'.  {     ;';��� *      -."���'-.    G', B. 'TAYLOR, C. M:'C.-';    ;���'.  ,        MINBRAIv -ACT,--1896:,:'."     -:/  Certificate ;of ������ Improvements.;  ,'"    ���;';������*;;���"���; N6TICE;'"'':';    -���"-=:'  BANNER?'   mineral  claini,   situate'd 'iu'   the''  i Kettle ' River  Minin- ' Division    of  'Yale  : Distriqt.. -Where located.:_. j In ������Gredinvpod  ,  Camp. :  TAKE NOTICE that I, IsaaciH.. Hallett, as-  agent for James Marshall, .Free Miner's  Certificate No. ,19604a, arid Thomas Roderick,'  Free-Miner's Certificate No. I9625x; intend sixty/  "days;-from   the date hereof to iappl^-;to- the .  Miuingj Recorderfor a, Certificate, of Inipro.ve-...  jneuts, for the  purpose of obtainiiig aprowri*  Grant of the above claim."    '    ���"''''���/;!    : ;  And   further take;-notice that action  under  -section ,37,  lii'ust' be cpiiitiieuced' before the issuance of such' Certificate of Iniprovemeri't. ";  -       '    ...���;.���:-.,.  ���/   .-.,-     .;.; I. II.. HALLETT..     ',,  Dated this 12th day or Septeniber, 1899..       / . ,  Live ��� aiid'dressed'  meat imarket.' ������/���';  poultry: at' Burns'  o   o  o   o  8 I n ����� ~~^v^ms^saBB~-  THE  CENTER   OP THE SIMILKAMEEN    DISTRICT.       A   MINING   AND   AGRICULTURAL  CENTER .  *     * . m.   .*  THE BUSINESS STREET,  #  Third Avenue 100 feet wide,  Lots  30 x 120, Corner Lots  $150,  Inside Lots  $100,  w  OTHER STREETS.  LOTS $  LOTS ��75,  Bealey Investment  & Trust Company.  Li/niTED.  General Agents,  For Further Particulars R   R   PARKINSON,   Fairview,  Greenwood, B, G      ADpiy   TO R BULLOCK WEBSTER, Keremeos. 8  THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES.  ��  m  .*��  as  .*��  ���fa.  <&  &  *��  Hi  A meeting of ..Liberals will  be held this (Friday) evening  in Rendell's hall, for the purpose or organizing and business of particular interest to  Liberals, all of whom are  earenestlv  invited to attend.  THOS.  HARDY,  President.  *&&$&@&&��&&$&&$&��lSSG6i9  GREENWOOD   AND   DISTRICT.  "Edward Cronvn, Rossland is in the  city.  Police Officer Dinsmore is in the city  collecting provincial poll tax. ,  O. England the C. P. R. engineer  has left for the  Similkameen  district.  Alex Sproat until recently mining  recorder at New Denver is in the city.  Dr. R. B. White and Richard Parkinson of Fairview were in the city this  week.  Jno. L. Pierce, Spokane, who spent,  several weeks in the city last winter  has returned.  A;' W. Ross, Columbia, arid Ross  Thompson, Rossland, were among the  visitors to the city this week.  =���..;;: Forbes M. Kerby, P. L. S., Midway,  has taken an office in the Guess block  , and will reside in the city in the, future.  Aid. C. O. Lalonde of Rossland and  Richard Marsh a well-known mineralogist spent two days in the city this  week.  , Dr. Mathison will visit Phoenix  Saturday afternoon next, and remain  until the following- Tuesday. His  rooms will be in the Imperial hotel.  Jacob Dover, a well known Nelson  jeweller, was in the city last week.  He was greatly impressed with the city  and intends engaging in business here.  Rev. Duncan Campbell has been ap-  pointed^Presbyterian   missionary   for  Greenwood.    He will conduct services  in Rendell's hall on Sunday at 11 a. m  and 7:30 p. m.  The Kelowna Shippers' Union, of  Kelowna, B. C, has issued an excellent map of the Transvaal, which they  have distributed among- the many who  enjoy a Kelowna cigar.  .  The business done at the Greenwood  custom house is increasing rapidly and  this month will reach over $5,000. The  inland revenue from the Greenwood  office for October was $2,263.43.  J.: P. McLeod, B. A., Midway, the  well known barrister, has decided to  make Greenwood his headquarters in  the future. He has taken offices in the  Miller-Wallace block, Greenwood.  A large number of passengers came  in on the train on Monday evening.  Those leaving Rossland in the morning reached here a 5 o'clock in the  evening-. This is the quickest trip  ever made,from Rossland.  Messrs. Caldwell and Trimm, recently from Manitoba, have decided to  build a skating rink on Washington  street, Sutherland,, addition. The  building will be 50x115. The Greenwood curlers are considering a proposition to build a curling- rink -alongside.  Frank R. Mendenhall, representing  the Jenckes Machine company was in  the district this week. He sold a 4-  drill compressor plant to the Jewel  Mining-company, a hoist, pump and  boiler for the Kamloops mine in Camp  McKinney and- a larg-e boiler for  Spragg-et's saw mill.  P. Meyers Gray.  October 23.  Sultana, fraction, ]/, interest, R. C. Graham   to  to J. L. White.  October 31.  C.  S.  G.,  fraction,  %   interest, and Gleuwoori  fraction, % interest, C. S.   Galloway  to  Paul  Johnson.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is heredy g-iven that I intend to  apply-to the board of license commissioners of  the City of Greenwood at their first meeting-  after the expiration of thirty days, for a license  to sell liquor by retail on the premises known  as the Alhambia on ^Boundary Avenue and  Deadwood streets, Lots 13 and 14. Block 97.  W. S. FLETCHER.  Dated Nov. 4th, 1899. .   ,  ......... .'..��............���*...... ......  >.aov ��o o....y.........o. ......... t ���-.... ...  ..ttO . o ...  I PRESCRIPTIONS I  ���*�������������   JL    ������   '      ��� g��-  ���������0  ���������c  ������������  ������������  ��� ���������  �����������  ������������  ������������  ���������o  ������������  ��� ������a  ��� ���������  ��� ������A  ������������  ����e��  ������������  ������������  ������������  �����������  ������������  ���������0  ��� ������O  ���������a  ���������o  ���������o  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  ������������  m  *%  ��� v..  Need special care in com- ���";;  pounding as well as pure oS:  drugs. ''Many /a broth is Jj;  spoiled in the making." Any !��"  cook  may -make    rich,   light  ;j;  pastry witli the same materials .������'*  * ���. �����.-  that  another converts  into a  JJ":  soggy ' mass.        A     skillful   '.I.  diamond cutter may quadruple  EEP YOUR FEET DRY WITH A PAIR  o^H>ooooooooo��oo<>&o<>oooo��<H>aooco  ������������  ���������0  ���������0  ���������a  ���������0  ���������0  ������00  ������������0  ��� ������0  ��������o  ��� ������0  ���������0  ���������0  ���������a  ��� ������0  -��������  ��� ���OB  ��� ���0  ���������0  ���������0  -������0  �����������  ���*��o  ������������  ���������0  ���������0  ���������a  ���������o  ���������0  ���������0  ���������0  ��� ������0  ���������0  ���������o  ���������0  ���������o  ��� ������0  ���������0  the value of a gem by artistic  cutting*. Care in handling"' JJ!  and good material go hand in  hand. That is what weas-  ��� sure you of when you bring  or send in prescriptions to us.  ������������  ������������  Mr, Mr,  *S"    -5tf  BRUSHES.  We have a particularly  fine  line of Brushes from 50c to$5.  Miller Bros*w  ''-..'.*��� DRUGGISTS,  and (JEWELLERS.  ��� ��������  ��� ���������  ��� ������'  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  (>���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  0O��>  0*��*  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ��������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  *)���������  ��� ������.  ��� ���������������  ��� �������  �����������  ��� ������*  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ���������  ��� ��������  0����-  ��� ���������  0O0000����������e������*����aO0000000000000����**  ������������������������������������������a  �����������������������  To Commercial Travellers  and Public we are prepared  at all times to give you a  first class...........,:.....   Science  preserves!  ail things  the world has  found  The science of  selling- clothing  is to sell such  goods as will  keep for you all  patrons once  gained. /K  This store sells  with the private contract that money fe to be  refunded if goods are not satisfactory.  Overcoats and Ulsters sold by ns.. ^  ... are not mad�� to Order, bat to Fit  A Full Line Rubber  Goods at  ��W   RENBEUL'S ARCABE  JENCKE'S MACHINE C��'5  at a reasonable rate to all  points south of Penticton  to Cascade City if desired  SCHUBERT & BARNES  Penticton, B.C.    Proprietors.  KETTLE   RIVER  MINING   DIVISION.  Record   of Mineral Locations for the Week  Ending November 1,1899.  Oclobel  25.  Minnie Moore, Long- Lake, P. W. Peterson.  October 26.  Blue Bird, fraction. Rock crerk, A. W. Rounds.  Happy Jack, Skylark camp, Thos. Kane.  Boylett, Central camp, A. J. Flett.  X-10-U-8, Ceniral camp, W. Boyle.  October 28.  Free Milling-, Deadwood camp, F.  Armstrong.  October 30.  Bit; Iron, fraction, Central camp, E. G. Stirling-.  October 31.  Columbia, Eholt creek, T. E. O'Brien.  Greenwood, Kimberly camp, Gus Peterson.  Buckets,     Gars,     Rope,     Sinking and  Station Pumps,     Hose,  Chain  Blocks,       Rand Drills  and  Compressors  Always on hand at  Rossland Depot  F. R.   MENDENHALL, Agent.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "MAMMOTH" Mineral Claim situate in the  Grand Forks Mining- Division of Yale District. Where located : In Summit Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft,  as ag-ent for E. D. Olmsted, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 34606a, James M. Fitspatrick,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 34685a, and I. J.  Evans, Free Miner's Certificate No. 116971, intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder foJ a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claini.  And  further take  notice that action   under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 16th dav of October, 1899.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  CQRYEL1/S MAP, Price $1.25.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp,.$1.00  A fine line of  Pipes,   CigarsA  Tobacco   lijust Received.  and Pouches /  J. A. UNSWORTH,  Druggist ' - >��� Midway.  GREAT  COUNTRY.  Prospectors  save packing- by buying your outfits at West-  bridge 10 miles above Rock Creek.  Certificates of Work.  October 25.  Johnny Bull, Jas. C. Dale.  October 26.  Thistle, D. McLean.  Summit, Theo. Witte.  Olive, E. H. Perkins, et al.  H. R., H. Reed, et al.  Two Brothers, J. A. Bartholomem, 3 years.  October 30.  Vancouver, J. P. Kelly.  October 31.  Exchange, A. S. Innes.  Cashier, A. S. Innes.  Sunflower, Thos. Hardy, et al.  Moreen, H. H. Shallenberger.  Black Bess, Geo. Henderson, et al.  Certificate of Improvements.  October 25.  Timer, fraction. P. C. McArthur.  October 28.  Anaconda, E. S. Graham.  Bank of England, E. S. Graham.  Normandy, E. S. Graham.  Pay-Master, E. S. Graham.  Transfers. ���  '  October 24.  Nellie M., % interest, R. M. McEntire  to David  Beath.  October 26.  Nortl.urn Bell, '/s rntercst, C.  I). Campbell to J.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  PASSADENA, PARAGON, EL PASO, and  OLIVE mineral claims situate iu the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :    In Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that we the Passadena  Consolidated Gold Mining Companj',  Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No. 20113.  intend, sixtj- 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, under  section 37, must be commended before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of September, 1899.  Passadena Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Ltd.  Fairview Drug And Book Store,  & JOHN LOVE & CO.-��  Druggists and Stationers  # #. -��  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  �� '  * . ���  A   full   line   of    Drug-s,    Stationery,  Drug-g-ists Sundries. '  Prescriptions   Carefully Compounded.  Kerby's Map of Wellington Camp.  Candies,   Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Drugglrts' Sundries, Stationery, etc.,  NOTE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Hams 17J�� cts.  Bacon .- 17"^ cts  Dry Salt 15 cts  Sug-ar  8.35 cwt  Flour 2.25 sack  Rice .....lo lbs for SI  Powder........ '.      19c  case lot  Fuse $1 coil  ' Caps ..$1 box  Jessop Steel 18c lbs  /���*���<  A Full Stock Now on Hand of Miners' and Prospectors Supplies.  B ots and Shoes, Groceries, Hardware, arid Gent's Furnishings.  G. O. GUISE,  SUCCESSOR TO  HERBERT <�� ��  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA  H. B. MUNR0E, Greenwood.  ��� .. * *  W. B. RICKARDS & C��  Fire, Life and Accident. ...Real Estate and Financial Agents.  insurance.               ���                         -        -  MINING BROKERS   MIDWAY, B. C.  LIMITED.  R.   GRDIGBR, Manager.  Asrents For..  PABST BEER  COMPLETE    -    LINE    -     BAR    -   SUPPLIES.  Greenwood, B. C,  .���BflgfflmawiMfiumwwwiHiw^wi^^^

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