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 3*  m>     j>      ^'  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1896.  0  outna?  �� w��  i- -.  ������TTTT ��� T. ���"  ..:���:���.���.������<������  .   ��� II"  I ���*,  ���'���( "' "v:1- ',:..���  '���> i. .' ������' ��� MmuuuiiUHiutuiuuw^  ^y*~-  a.  ^.^09  ii iiiiinMii mi ii  KA  ��� ii  t"t^*����4��-.M��t4f  Is the   central   town   and   supply   point   of  the  Boundary   Creek    mining   camps,     From   this  ���������     . <?��� ���������''''���''.'���'.  new  town  roads   lead   to   the  GREENWOOD, DEADWOOD,  COPPER, SUMMIT,  LONG   LAKE, SKYLARK,  WHITE AND  ATWOOD,  WELLINGTON   and   SMITH  GAMPS  Lots  are selling  freely  and  are  a  good  investment   J^ <?��  For price of Lots and other information, address  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B.C.  Or  apply  to  the  Agents *  C.  F.  COSTERTON,  Vernon,  B.C.  A.  K.  STUART,  Vancouver,  iiiimimiin'ii ���i..'ni����i^��  ����**-"-  O..  |JgpAM  fffr^-  ^f?!t?????n!???????!?!?????!???!!???!nf?!?!??!?l?!t???m?T??!f!!f??????m???!?!?!???f??!!??n????!????K  ��mm!*w!ii^iiui!(MiMl����ffflKfflihw\m��fiBmimt! A Weekly Paper published in tlie interests ot the Boundary Creek Mining District.  aBKiaownm  HRnnmrmnnngi  arjtnravvutw MwaaMKnmiMi  wwaitm iir,ir,-^arwatP��i wnw *sma ami ��� ���  Vol. I.  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1896,  No. 9.  iiiiwMiiiiiiiwiiniwiffflffcfT*iiiinwii��mar��� �����*!�� nr���fiTii niwiwmrirwniCTini  *nA.t*xat*aai  TOPICS   TOR   THE   WEEK.  IT IS hardly creditable to the people who  calmly looked  oh while on Sunday last Burns broke the windows and  otherwise did damage to the premises occupied by  the  women living on Copper street, that not   one   in   the   large  crowd of onlookers had enough of ordinary manliness either  to attempt to restrain Burns, or to seek the interference  of  the l'ocal magistrates.,    That the unfortunate inmates of the  house do not belong to a respectable class  is no excuse  for  the cowardly conduct���for  it  can   be  stig-matized   at  little  less���of those present at the   disgraceful   scene  of Sunday  afternoon.    The fact that the owners of   the   property" that  was destroyed were women, and defenceless women, should  have been quite sufficient   to   have   enlisted   in their behalf  the  S3rmpathy   and aid  of  every   man   worthy   the   name  among- the onlookers,    Burns, however, for nearty haif-an-  hour was allowed to continue unmolested at the amusement  of breaking windows  and   doors   and,   in   fact,   everything  breakable upon which   be   could   lay   his   bands   about   the  building.    He then jumped on his horse and  rode   off  with  the   intention   of   crossing   the line, and   but for the merest  fluke, the  result  of  his  own  carelessness, he   would  have  escaped scot-free.    Sunday'soutrage'was an  act   of  retaliation, Burns having been fined some three weeks ago   in   the  police   court    for   raising   a  disturbance   iri   the   house   in  question from information laid bv the inmates.  The incident only serves to emphasize more distinctly the  necessit3r for the immediate special appointment of a  constable to maintain law and order in the, vicinit3r of  Greenwood and Anaconda, or for a permanent arrangement  whereb3" an officer from Midway should be obliged to reside  in one of the two towns on Boundary creek. Under prevailing conditions any man may give his passions free rein  with reasonable expectations of escaping- the just consequences. As on Sunday, disce omnes,���to the question  "Where are the police? " it is fairty safe to reply, "Far,  far away."  The officials in Midway are in no way to blame : it is not  to be expected that they should possess the quality of ubiquity. On the whole the representatives of the provincial  police force in this district are exceptionally efficient and  intelligent. This fact is admittedly duly appreciated b3'  the people of Boundary creek, and if the strength of the  force was properl3r distributed there would probabl3r be no  grounds for complaint. The present arrangements are  absurd. At Osoyoos we have a Gold Commissioner exercising- the additional functions of Stipendiai^ Magistrate,  Collector and Assessor, Mining Recorder, and Constable ;  there is also a resident constable at'Osoyoos.' At Midway,  there is the mining- recorder, who is likewise a constable,  an assistant recorder, and a constable. Beginning- with  Oso3roos, the duties of mining recorder and constable might  well be performed there-by one ordiriarity capable' officer.  The g-old commissioner if his services are worth'.anything  at all, should reside either in the most populous or in the  most centrally located spot in the district; and providing  lie further acts as stipendiary magistrate and as collector  and assessor the force of the contention is/augmented. At  Midway the Work at any-time should not be beyond the  performance of two officials, particularly as there is an  assurance that a record office is to be established shortly at  Grand Forks. Hence with the appointment of a recorder  assisted, if necessary by a constable at Grand Forks ; the  removal of the gold commissioner from Oso3roor to one of  towns on Boundary creek, and a constable from Midway,   a  most satisfactory arrangement could be effected in the best  interests of the district without entailing an expenditure  beyond that already anticipated on the part of the Government, excepting, perhaps, offices for the gold commissioner.  These latter will eventually be required, and need not be  costly. The Times respectfully begs to call the attention  of the Attorney-General's departmant to the foregoing  suggestions.  Apropos of the letter which appears in another column,  to the Toronto World, from the pen of Mr. Megraw, it is  rather interesting to note that from a list of. sixty-six mining companies published in the Rossland Mining Review,  only five are credited with having paid dividends to shareholders. Ordy two of these at present paying properties  are at Rossland���the I^e Roi and War IDagle ; of the others,  the Hall mines are at Nelson, the Slocan Star in the Slocan  and the Cariboo at Camp McKinney. It is well within the  bounds of possibilities that within two years this' district  will be able to show two dividend-paying mines to every  one in Rossland, great camp though it is.  If the principal officials of the Canadian Pacific Railway  Compaii3'- were as courteous and as open,to reason as some  of their subordinates, there would be less cause to complain  of the selfish and grasping policy pursued by the great  transportation company. Mr. Allan Cameron, district  freight agent, of Vancouver, visited Boundary creek last  Saturday and listened with a remarkable show of patience  to the grievances, real and imag-iiiary, laid to the charge of  the C.P.R. by merchants and others in this district.  The result of Mr. Cameron's visit will at least have this  effect : He will return to Vancouver with the evidence of  the pecuniary loss his company has alread3r sustained by���  to put it mildly���a lack of tact or an absence' of businesslike means of keeping in touch with their customers, and  he will, we are satisfied, do his utmost to remedy many  matters that now demand redress. For instance : The inadequate size of the freig-ht sheds at Penticton will be at  once reported to the proper quarters, and if we are to believe Mr. Cameron's assurance, immediate steps will be  taken to protect goods arriving at Penticton from damage  or exposure. Mr. Cameron will further urge a reduction of  the freight rates at present charged on goods carried on the  ss. Aberdeen, particularly so on flour manufactured b3r the  Okanagan Euid Spallumcheen mills. These reforms, if carried out, will certainly have the desired effect of decreasing  freighting- from Marcus.  It is a fallac3r to suppose that supplies can be purchased  cheaper in Spokane than in Canada. No merchant on this  side of the line thinks so. The reason why .Spokane has  heretofore obtained the trade of Kooteruiy and the mining  districts of Yale is attributed solel3r to the fact that goods,  are received via the Spokane & Northern road with greater,  despatch and at less cost than the3r are over the line of the  C.P.R. Take for instance the freight of dry goods : A local  firm contracted with the C.P.R. to deliver goods at a certain  figure direct from the coast to their store in Greenwood.  The C.P.R. failed to carry out their part of the contract because, it is understood, they could get no freighter to haul  the goods from Penticton to Greenwood at the rate of a cent  a pound. The freight charge on dry goods from Okanagan  Landing to Penticton by boat is 75c. per hundredweight, or  3^c. per pound. The freighter charges, while the roads are.  decently passable, l^c. per pound from Penticton to Greenwood. The comparison is interesting-, though further-comment is superfluous.  tetafaawatBHttWiBl^^ THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  A HARD COUNTRY TO PROSPECT.  Dutch Jake returned to Anaconda  this week from prospecting- up the  main Kettle river, travelling- some 45  miles beyond Rock creek. From a  prospector's point of view the country,  according- to Jake,, is  n  no  good."  He  could find no evidence of mineral-bearing-rock of any  kind,   nor  was  there  any float  to   be  seen.    Grass   is  very  scarce and   travelling-  difficult   in   the  ' extreme���a wearisome continuation of  gulches and canyons, with   acres  covered ' thick   with     fallen    timber   and  '' wind-falls,'' are  chiefly  characteristic of the route.    There were, however,  several parties of trappers in the neighborhood meeting-  with  great  success.  For   the   result   of  two  weeks'   work  Harry Morg-an and   his  partner  Stanford had  secured  2  minks, , 8 .."marten"  and 3 fishers���a species of otter. Game  too, is very plentiful.   There is a rough  sort of trail leading- into  the  country,  which was evidently   an  old  trapping  ground known, perhaps, thirty or forty  3rears ag-o to Hudson Bay men, judging  from a dilapidated cabin and other evidences that   the   neighborhood   had in  former times been explored.'   On Boulder creek the  stakes  of  an  erstwhile  placer claim are still standing, but all  the    writing-    thereon  effaced.  was   long-   ago  CORRESPONDENCE.  [We are in no \va}r responsible for  the opinions  of our correspondents.]  JUSTICE'S    JUSTICE.  To the Editor, Boundary Creek Times :  Sir,���I believe I am only giving  voice to the unanimous opinion when  I say that by merely inflicting a fine  on C. Burns for his outrageous behaviour on Sunday last, Mr. Norris, J.P.,  took an altogether too lenient view of  the offence. In fact it appears to me  that his conduct while acting in a  magisterial capacity calls for severe  rebuke, or at any rate should be explained. It seems that instead of  waitng for the return of Mr. McMyhn  who was working up the facts of the  case at Greenwood, Mr. Norris hurried  matters forward very ill-advisedly,  sitting alone on the -bench, although  his colleague (Mr. Kerr) was expecting  to be present. To -maintain peace and  order on this side of the line it is absolutely necessary to impress the "hoodoo " element with a wholesome respect for the administration of justice  under the British flag.���Yours,  J. W. Np;lson.  Greenwood, Nov. 4th, 1896.      ,  Mr. W. T. Thompson, of Midway,  has been confined so the house for several da}rs, suffering from a sprained  ankle.  MINERAL/    ACT  Certificate  of Improvements,  " Last Chance" and " Non Such" Mineral Claims  Situate in the Kettle River Mining- Division of  Yale District and located in Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that The Republic Gold  Mining- Company, free miner's certificate  No. 81,152, intend, sixty davs from the date  hereof, to apply to the Gold Commissioner for  certificates of improvements for the purpose of  obtaining- a Crown g-rant of the above claims.  And further take notice, that adverse claims  must be sent to the Gold Commissioner and action commenced before the issuance of such  certificates of improvements.  Dated this 21st day of October, 1896.  ARMSTRONG,    B.C.  ���' Afc     ���   jS/4        iJfi  ,."���"���������' '   '        "'I* -*"*'������. ������*<�����' ''..',  Patronize home industry and the only co-operative Flour Mill in the  .Province by using bur     .", .  -  HUNGARIAN  XXX  STRONG   BAKERS'  SUPERFINE  OF FLOUR  Our Mill  is fitted throughout with  the latest improved machinery  and  is  in  charge of a thoroughly experienced miller.  ; / Ask  for otir��Flour  and  keep; the   money   in  the   district.  e��-a <a*-�� <��>**a>*-4  The Okanagan Flour Mills Co., Ltd.  AnhstroM, B.C.  &4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4" 4* 4�� 4* 4* 4* 4* 4*3?  ������  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE0  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE  TUSSINE,  TUSSINE  i  A  9  J  'A  .e  I  A  $  0  &  ���T  V  ���  A  I  A  m  T  ���  A  A  9 ���  V  . 0  A  u  ;  ���  A  9  V  s  ��  ��� '  A  a  ,T  9  A  JS ONE of the best remedies for Coughs/  Colds, Bronchitis, Hoarseness, etc,, etc, It  soothes the inflamed membrane and pre  motes expectoration of irritating phlegm,  eases coughing; and breaks up feverish  colds when taken in an early stage;  As a Cong-h Remedy it is invaluable and should always be at  hand at this season of the year, especially when the Weather is so  changeable and persons are subject to more or less exposure to  variable temperatures ; it is the easiest thing- in the world to  "catch a cold." Take it in time and ward off those many chronic  complications which arise from neg-lecting- nature's waruihg-s.  *  *  *'  Ask your Druggist for a Bottle  Sold at50c, and $1.00 each.  Greenwood City, B.C.  ��� '"*  W.  -Importer of and Dealer in-  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  Louis Blue.  A. Fisher.  A. R. Tillman.  MILLS     AND      YARDS     AT  Greenwood City    %    Anaconda* B,C  Manufacturers  of Roug-h  and   Dressed  &  Shingles* Lath* Mouldings* Sash and Doors.  *�������     &V*     *Y*>  ���?!���?        IfS        If?  ALL KINDS OF FACTORY WORK MADE TO ORDER  Lumber delivered to any place in the City or to Mining Camps THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  GREENWOOD AND ANACONDA NOTES.  Quite a number of deer have been  shot in the vicinity lately.  Mr. J. P. McL/eod, of Anaconda, left  on Friday for Osoyoos, on legal business.   -.'''������'".',.���:  Cord-wood wanted���in payment of  subscriptions���at The Times office,  Greenwood.  Kerr Bros, are building- an   addition  to  the  butcher  shop   on  Government  ;' ������street.; . ���     : .' \ ���   <" ���  About the quickest work, in house  building- in Greenwood is that done on  Otto Dillier's new house.  The foundations of the Anaconda  hotel are being-; raised, to bring- the  building on a level with the road.  The infant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  W. B. Paton was baptized at last Sunday evening's service���Kllen Gertrude.  Mrs. Painter and family arrived in  Greenwood last Friday from the - Salmon river country, and will reside here  permanently.  The school attendance is slowly but  steadily increasing-, scarcely a week  passing- without some addition to the  juvenile population.  The finishing touches to Mr. Iv. Bir-  nie's house at Anaconda are almost  completed and the building- will be  ready for occupancy in a few days.  Mr. Inkster shot, this week, one of  the largest bucks yet killed in the district. The animal weig-hed over 300  pounds, and the antlers carried ten  prong-s.  The locks for the post-office boxes at  Greenwood arrived last week; If to  possess the convenience of post-office  boxes in a town hardly twelve months  old is not something- to boast  of, what  'is?-" .       '���' ;���       ���'    ��� ��� ���:���'  Great improvements are being- made  to the " Government House " at Greenwood. A chimney is being- built,  double windows put in, and a balustrade built to the verandah. Mr.  Hodgson has also placed two small  cannon, loaded to the muzzle, on each  side of his front door, to be used in  case of emergency. ,  Mr. J. J. Caulneld, of Virden, Man.,  a brother-in-law to Mr. C. J. McArthur,  one of the owners of the Denarp  Grande and other properties in the  camp, is on a visit to Boundary Creek.  Mr. Caulfield says that the greatest interest has been awakened in Manitoba  by the reports of the rich discoveries  of mineral in British Columbia.  The road between Greenwood and  Anaconda is being widened and generally put in good condition, by order  of the road inspector. No piece of road  in the district was more in need of repairing. On the little hill, hitherto an  awkward and even dang-erous spot for  teams to meet or to attempt to pass  one another, the rock has been further  blasted away and a "turn-out " made.  ii-u ������njmm|piuiii  xawwwnrm -  Snodgrass & Sons, Prop'rs.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on Tuesda3*s, Thurs-  da3'S, and Saturda3Ts for Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand Forces.  R.Lurniug leaves Grand Forks at 6 a.m. on  Tuesda3r, Thursdays and Saturday.  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  ���7A*-\5a*wi^��u��\SA��3^  DEALERS   IN-  w  ���M:  Hardware, Paints and Oils, Sash and Doors.  *% .      ������''.'������;���: ;   ��� .. ���' ,  '"if  Agents for Gliatliam Wagons and Sleiglis,���Best in America.  One of the best cJbbbing Shops in the Interior.  Hardware        Granite ware    Tinware  Cook Stoves      Wooden ware o  Silverware  Parlor and Box Stoves Glassware  Miners' Camp Stoves     Window Glass  Iron Pipe and Fittings       Cutlery  Crockeryware and House Furnishings  MINERS' SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY,  You will find the A. & L. brand of goods the best.  The Hardware, Tin and Stove Men,  .,. ANACONDA.  g��w> ���'       14*'  ������'���    Jj* Mfk/ wQW J&>     '.    y^u    . '. M��h> WQf       . *j��k< Wfhr yj  ^����  #  ��������    ��  ���A  JL A  R  Greenwood City, Boundary Creek, B,G  iV* iV*     ���'''    .*V* "'  -'.     v > ..���-.-'; '���;������-    . -.   . ���". ��� .������,.-������ ....       ,,-     ������:..���������.���.:'���.'' ���*��!?' "'us1        ,,-.' *& '���.-���''���  We are prepared to welcome Guests and provide good accommodation.  Headquarters for Mining-Men.        Best.of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  ���������^Lvivery Stable in connection.���������  iV*- & ^  WOOD & NELSON  /  Proprietors.  Midway, Kettle River.  First-class Accommodation.    Good Stabling.    Stopping Place for Stages.  McAULEY &��� LUNDY, Proprietors.  ANACONDA   HOTEL.  ANACONDA,   B.C  N.    THOI^l^  PHOPRIETOS.  In every respect a Comfortable and Well-appointed House.   Livery Stable in connection.  THE BOUNDARY FALLS HOTEL,  BOUNDARY    FALLS,    B.C.  vJ.     -JT.     WHITE       -       -   ���   -���     PROPRIETOR.  Centrally Located.    Stopping place for Stage Lines.    No trouble or expense spared  to make Guests comfortable.  Strictly First-class and Charges Moderate.  Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars. Good Stabling.  f???!??!!?f!ff?f!!f!??f??f!?f??f!ff??ffff?ff!?!!?!!ff!K THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  PUBLISHERS'   NOTICE.  The Boundary Creek Times is published  every Saturda3r morning- in time for- the  out-going mails, and will be sent to any address in Canada or the States, post free, for  S2.00 per 3'ear, hi advance. If sent to the  Old Country, 50c...must be added for postag-e  Advertising Rates are as follows : One inch  S2.00 per month ; two inches, $2.25 ; three  inches, $3.00 ; six inches, $5.00 per month.-  Larger space at a proportionate rate. Legal  notices, 10c. and 5c. per line. Licenses, land  and mineral notices, $5.00. No advertisement inserted for less than, $1.00, and no  ���' quack " or patent remed3r ads. accepted at  ahy price.  Job Printing at reasonable rates. Accounts  for job printing- and advertising- pa\-able  on the 1st of ever3r nionth.  Letters to the Editor will oiily be printed  over the name of the writer.  Address all communications to  The Boundary Creek Times,  Greenwood City, B.C.  "������**"**" ���       '    ���^��^��� -(  HAROLD M.  LAMB  W.    J.    HARBER ������������  ��� ���   EDITOR  MANAGER  Subscription, $2.00 per Year, in Advance.  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1896.  MUNICIPAL, INCORPORATION.  The   question; of  incorporating  the  district���-from   Midway   to   (say)   the  Summit���as a municipality has recent-  ly been mooted, and, so far as  we  can  learn, has met with  general  approbation.    Meanwhile, ample time and  opportunity   is  necessarily  afforded    in  which to  discuss the  project  and   to  consider   the   advisability   of   taking  more active measures. -  It  is  now  too  late in the year to0admit of any effective steps being taken  towards  obtaining municipal g-overnment in Boundary  creek for 1897���the L/egislature requiring a six month's notification prior   to  granting application for municipal  incorporation ; but it is none   too soon to  carefully weigh the arguments for and  ag-ainst making such  application next  June.  The advocates of the project advance  with, it must be   confessed, what looks  much like good common-sense,   that a  very small proportion of  the  revenue  derived b3r the government in the form  of taxes upon real   estate  in   this  district, is ever returned in the  sliape  of  improvements ; that   under   municipal  control   all   the   money    thus    raised  would be put back in  circulation  and  spent  to  local   advantage ;    that   the  questions of a  resident  police  magistrate, resident constables,  fire  protection for the town, water  systems,   and  other matters could  speedily and more  certainly be settled if coming directly  under the control of a recognized local  executive body.    All  of  which  propositions are doubtless irrefutable.'   Further, attention is drawn to the probable  fact���the case of Rossland being made  to   appear   analogous���that   if  an   attempt is delayed next year to incorpor-  porate either the towns   separate^, or  with the district, it will mean that under a provision of  the   Municipal  Act  incorporation will be put off until  the  1st of January, 1899, long before which  bjr the progress of events  the  country  may be in a condition where municipal  control is indispensable  to  individual  comfort and to general  prosperity.    It  must also be remembered that  even in  municipalities the  Government  main  tains and keeps in proper repair the  main thoroughfares^ and assists by  yearly grants towards the cost of necessary institutions.  On the other hand there   are lamentable instances enough in the province  of gross mismanagement, culpable extravagance and egregious  folly  to be  laid to the charge of municipal governments. ��, ��� In Vernon  the  greatest  difficulty is experienced  in  collecting  the  taxes; the civic finances are in   a  bad  condition, and every move of the council is circumscribed and rendered practically non-effectual for fear of increasing the already heavy weight of  debt:  On the lower Fraser one or more of the  municipalities are petitioning for  dis-  incorporation.   Even in Victoria itself,  where presumably the ablest business  men in the province  are to  be  found,  municipal government is admittedly a  failure*   . With  such   examples.' before1  us, is it wise or prudent to   think  that  if incorporated !as a municipality Boundary Creek will escape the  difficulties  from which other localities are not free?  The question can only   be  answered  ,-   o ���    '".  by propounding another : Can we find  in the district a body of men to form a  council, sufficiently disinterested, capable and honest, to administer the  affairs of the district, who would regulate expenditure by the revenue, maintaining a taxation that would be no  more burdensome than at present ?  A  For Occupation or Speculation.  BUILDING  AND   LOT   for sale  on   main  business street in  Greenwood  Cit3'.    Size  , of building-, 24x55 ft.    A r range men ts   may be.  made to exchange other lots, or erect a smaller  building suitable for pur business, in payment.  For particulars enquire at  ���  The Boundary Creek Times,  Greenwood Cit3r, B.C.  British Columbia  Investigations  a  Specialty-.  j/CHAAS,EM���  Mining Engineer,  Greenwood City, B.C. Spokane, Wash  Mining Properties Examined and Reported on.  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Correspondence Solicited.  Alining and Estate Brokerage.  BOUNDARY    CREEK  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.  WKKSM.V\  Assaying and Analysis of Ores.  Mines Examined and Reported on.  A thorough acquaintance with  the Boundary  Creek and Kettle River mining districts.  HENRY NICHOLSON,  (Ttofatg QpuBftc, Qttinmg (gtgent  Mining Negotiations Transacted.  Office:���Camp McKinney.  N.B.��� Some   valuable   Mining    Properties   in  Camp McKinne3' and vicinity for disposal.  A  s  A  ��.  e  ���  e  A  O  I  *  T  y  2  I  A  ,   9  I  A  w  I  T  ��  I  A  ���  "I.  A  a  I  A  a  '-I':  Proprietors of the  VERNON   SAW,  PLANING   AND  ..'MOULDING niLLS  Sash and Door Factor at Vernon.  Saw Mill at Okanagan Lake.  -���'��� ���^te��� ���������'������ '��� ;.���'���       . .  Owning extensive timber limits oh  Mabel lake containing some of the finest  Cedar to be found in the Interior, we  are prepared to fill all orders for Facto^ work reasonably, expeditiously  and of as good material as can be had  at the Coast or Spokane.  Orders from Boundary Creek and the,  Southern Interior solicited.     .  SmitM Mcleod, Vernon.  u  A  S  *  I  A  T  ���  O  A  e  I  *  ���  a  t  I  ; a.  1  I  A ,  !  4  J  A  i-  t  f>+-4to~9-4a>-o*im*^��<��*��iy<m*-9-*3>+M9y-*a��~*-<a*-9-i9>*o-*+*>.*4B  VW.   GIBBS,  .  :';4��;A:SSAYER^ ���' f::  ANACONDA    -   -   -   "B.C.  ������ ��� ..... .  --..   . .     ���������-.. .....    v.. . ^  ETORBES.    M.   KERBY,  AssocMem. Can. Soc. Civil Engineers,  ������(protnncidf ILanb Jiumgot  AND   CIVIL  ENGINEER,      " .  OFFICE  MIDWAY,     B.C.  J    P. McLEOD,  Barrister and Solicitor.  Anaconda, B. C.  Jewellers and News Dealers,  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C. '...',  Watch Repairing a Specialt3".  G.   A.   GUESS, M.A.  H.   A.   GUESS,   M.A.  frs & Chemists.  . .Thoroughly familiar with Boundary. Creek  and Okanagan mining districts. Properties  examined, assa3^s and anatyses of ores, fuels,  funiace products, etc.  Greenwood, B.C.  Midway, B.C.  ENDERBY   and   VERNON.  Trade Mark  Red Star.  Makers of Flour pronounced b3* experts to be  the best made on the Pacific Coast.  HUNGARIAN  XXX STAR  STRONG BAKERS  GRAHAM  Bran Shorts \  Chop Etc THE   BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES,  WEST FORK;OF KETTLE RIVER.  Jim Dale  came  down  on  Thursday  from the West Fork, having completed  all the work that is to be done this year  on the two claims, the Garmi   and  the  Butcher Boy, owned jointly by himself  and Jim Kerr.    Dale gives the following account of how he found the Carmi,  which  is   probably   one   of   the   best  strikes  made   this   year.     About <��� the  middle of Aug-ust he decided to  go  up  and prospect  in  the  neighborhood  of  Penticton creek.    If nothing was to be  found there he intended to follow south  coming   by   way   of Baldy  mountain  down the divide to Rock creek.    On the  journey, he pitched camp and went into the hills to prospect, but  the  smoke  from bush fires became so dense  that  he lost his bearings,   and was  obliged  to camp out that night with no  better  protection against a  heavy  dew  than  a thin shirt. After nightfall the smoke  lifted a bit and  by   the   light   of   the  moon he took his  reckonings,   finding  that he was a long way west of  camp.  Next morning, he made his  way  back,  but was obliged to keep working north  as  this   direction  presented  the  only  open country.    He at length struck the  river and here came across a quantity  pf rich float.  Tracing this up he found  the ledge on  a  bluff,   some  fifty  feet  aboye the river  bank.    He  made  his  location, and breaking off a few pieces  of rock with a prospecting pick,brought  them down to  be  assayed,   the  result  being a return of $27,���$12 in gold and  20  odd  ounces  in  silver.    Returning,  Dale worked for nine days  and   again  brought down this  time  50  pounds of  rock to be assayed.    The ore went  $52  in g-old and 23 ozs. in silver from carefully averaged samples.  A tunnel has now been run in on the  ledge for 28 feet and the indications  are that the vein will widen with depth.  On the surface it was only two feet  across, whereas in the tunnel it has increased to five feet in width. The Car-  mi and Butcher Boy are both located  on the same lead, hence it is considered  advisable to do assessment for both  claims on the Carmi alone. The claims  are situated about 20 miles aboveRock  creek, near the mouth of Penticton  creek, on the West fork of Kettle river.  FAIRVIEW MINING NOTES.  [Special Correspondence.]  Mr. W. A. Dier, of Victoria, arrived  in camp on Thursday and at once put  several men to work on the Comstock  mineral claim, recently purchased by  him. It is his intention to have two  shifts working for some time, running  tunnels, etc. He has also purchased  the Silver Bow claim from M. McMillan and intends doing work on it this  winter to a considerable extent.  Experts seem to be the order of the  day here and they all express themselves as highly pleased with the looks  of the properties ; but as yet we fail  to see any good result from their visit,  whatever may be in store for us in the  future.  Mr. C. Cosens is at present in charge  of the Blue House and other property  of the Strathyre Mining Company, and  to all appearances matters will remain  in statu quo with that company until  next spring.  A third interest in   the   Silver  claim,   Smith's   camp,   was sold  Star  this  week by C. Harrington to E}. Keightley  DISTRICT NEWS.  Midway possesses the first lady bicyclist in the district.  Poles are being erected for a telephone line between Marcus and Boundary Creek.  County court will be held at Midway  on Monday. There are no cases of any  special interest. ,  The ladies are already planning for  a Christmas tree, for the benefit of the  children of Greenwood and Anaconda.  ��� A family named Beckwith a rrived  from Montreal this week, to become  permanent residents of Midway. Mr.  Beckswith is a Cornish miner.  J. Mcl^aren, assistant gaoler of the  Kamloops penitentiary, brought down  on Wednesday a man called Rogers,  who will be tried by Judge Spinks  next week on the charge of stealing a gold watch.  C. Burns, brought before W. H. Nor-  ris, J.P., on Monday, charged with  maliciously damaging" property at  Greenwood, Was fined $50. The fine  was paid into court, defendant's solici-  . tor giving notice of appeal. ,  Two petitions are being circulated in ���  the district,���one addressed to Mr.  Bostock asking him to use his influence  at Ottawa to obtain every possible aid  from the Government towards the  building of the proposed railroad from  the coast to Rossland;. and the other-  asks the Federal Parliament toincrease f  tax on Mongolian immigrants. Both  petitions should be signed by every  resident on Boundary creek.  CAM?   MCKINNEY   NOTES.  An offer has been made by Eastern  people for the Minnehaha claim, which  adjoins the Cariboo at Camp McKinney. The price is away up in the  thousands and there is every prospect  that the deal will go through.  Cariboo, Camp  McKinney,   stock  is  in great demand in Toronto, according  to the Globe, which  comments   as  follows :���" The stock has not been much  before the public, and is  selling at  43  cents, when it should be $1, as there is  two years of ore in sight, and the dividends are at the  rate  of  18  cents  per  annum.    The Cariboo M. M. Co.   stock  has not been sold in this  city  until   a  few days ago, when Messrs. Campbell,  Currie   &   Co.   secured   the   only block  that has been offered  in  Spokane  for  some time and sold 5,000 shares to their  clients on  Saturday  out  of  the  7,000  shares secured.   This mine has produced nearly a quarter of a'million dollars'  worth of bullion and  has  paid  $95,000  in dividends. The stock, which brokers  here  claim   has   been   systematically  " beared "in the past by parties interested in securing all of it,   was  quoted  at about half what they hold to  be  its  value."  ra    W.   JAKES,   M.D.,   CM.,  BY   APPOINTMENT  Resident Physician to Kettle River District.  Office  Greenwood. B.C.  WORGAN,  GREENWOOD   CITY.  Views of Greenwood and the Mines for Sale.  Established 1862.  -^ga^gft-SK^vvk-v  Manufacturers of Furtii*  ture, Upholstery, etc. "^  Importers of Crockerj-, Glassware, Carpets,  Wall Paper, Linoleums, etc. Residences and  Hotels furnished throughout. All orders, no  matter how larg-e, promptly filled, as we have  the  LARGEST STOCK IN THE PROVINCE.  .':   jSf* ' ��� *V*     ''aV*  .;,��������/*.**���     �������kc '��� ."��&  Wirite us for Catalog-ue and Price List.  ' aV*    *V4    *y*  ���Sjk* ->I<F ">I<F  VICTORIA,   B.C.  GRAND  SCENERY. LOW   RATES.  MODEL   ACCOMMODATIONS.  OCEAN     TO     OCEAN  "Without ctiang-e of Cars, via  CANADIAN  PACIFIC ..  RAILWAY.  And S00 PACIFIC LINE  Solid vestibule trains, consisting- of palace  sleeping-cars, luxurious dining- cars, eleg-ant  da3rcoacheSj mag'nificent tourist cars and free  colonist sleepers.  ',, The only line running- throug-h  tourist cars  from'the coast  TO  WINNIPEG,  MINNEAPOLIS  ST.   PAUL,  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  BOSTON,  Lowest rates to ]^,TTP^Ppi,  Via all Atlantic  and from       u\j lxXJL U 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 3ret sailed  the Pacific ocean. The route is 300 miles  shorter than via any other Trans-Patific line.  ���   ills*      ���>kr  Canadian-Australian Steamer I*ine  ., ���TO������      ���'"''���  Honolulu, Fiji and Australia.  The shortest line to the Colonies. These  steamers carry an experienced medical man  and a stewardess on every voj'age.  For time tables, pamphlets, or any  information, call on or address  H. S. SCADDING, GEO. McL. BROWN  Ag-eut, Dist. Pass. Ag-ent,  PENTICTON. VANCOUVER.  ft  9 P  Livery, Feed and Sale  ic3  GREENWOOD CITY, B.C.   o   Sing-le and Double Drivers.    Ladies' and  Gentlemen's Gentle Saddle Horses  for  hire on  the Shortest Notice.    Pack Horses on  Hand.    Teaming- at Reasonable  Charg-es. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  , u  ���K:  I  MINING NOTES.  Prospectors owning-claims in Kim-  berfy camp have decided to cut a road  from there leading- into Greenwood.  There is now from four to six inches  of snow in the hig-her altitudes, and  prospectors are rapidly leaving- the  hills. The '"majority, will winter in  Spokane.  ,C. Iv. Thomet left on Wednesday for  Portland. He expects, to�� return in  about ten days time, accompanied by  an expert who will report on some properties in the camp.  Work is being- done on the Sunny-  Sides, in Providence camp. On this  claim there is apparently an immen.se  body of ore. Recently some very fine  specimens of native silver were obtained before the first assessment was  completed.  J. C. Haas will do assessment work  on two claims owned by him on Teroda  creek this week. Assays from one of  these claims, called, the Reservation,  went $8.46 to the ton from the grassroots. The ore is a white quartz of a  barren appearance, hence the value  was rather extraordinary.  According- to the last report of the  Bureau of Mines of Ontario, hessite  has been found at Gold Creek, Purl  Portag-e Bay, containing silver 61.01  per cent., tellurium 35.40, with no g-old.,  This is thus the third place in Canada  for this rare mineral, it having- been  found in. Long-' Lake camp and "on  Krug-er '���mountain.'  M. T. Robinson came down from  Kimberley camp this week, having-  completed the assessment on the Ham-  * ilton and done some $150 worth of work  on the Ballarat. This latter is represented by an open cut, IS feet wide and  12 feet deep., A fine bodj' of pyrrho-  tite ore, throug-h which copper pyrites  is freely disseminated, is shown up.  Another claim of Robinson's is the  Rossland, a quartz and g-alena proposition ; assays from surface rock g-ave  $4.45 in g-old.  Georg-e Cook has just  completed  an  assessment on the Gem in  Welling-ton  camp, by stripping- the ledg-e and sinking- on either side,  respectively   for  10  and 12 feet.    The ore is copper pyrites,  and the lead is supposed to  be  75  feet  .across.    There is certainly an immense  showing-.    Georg-e Cook   is  now   about  to work on the Ruby, in which he owns  a half interest.    The claim lies about a  quarter  of  a  mile  west  of Boundary  Falls,    I^ast winter a shaft  was   sunk  thirty-five feet,   and   at  that  depth   a  fine   body  of   hig-h-grade  copper-g-old  ore   was   struck   in   solid   formation.  Work will now be concentrated   at  another spot where the outcropping-s g-ive  evidenceof the proximity of the  same  ledg-e.    The Ruby is decideclhr a promising- prospect.  Crown Grants.���When applying- for  crown grants, request that the advertising- thereof be .published in The  Boundary Creek Times���the mining-  paper of the district.  NOTICE.  In the Matter of Gus. Hamlin, Deceased.  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to noon on the 15th day of November, 1896, for the purchase of the following-  mineral claims, situate near Grand Forks, in  Kettle River Mining- Division of the District of  Yale,   viz.:    " The "Possum,"  " Grandmama's  Bustle,"  Coon.  Little   Belle    Lump,"   and    " The  C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Gold Commissioner.  Our Store has been turned inside out the  past week, but prices remain the same,  �����*e��-��*4( ��-04a��-��-��6��-a-4e��>��-4o  Pack Mule Consignments at Less than Car-load  Prices.  You want Frost Protectors!   We can Sell you them.  Wool best Canadian Pants and Shirts at Lowest Prices  -o-  CLIIl^Ju^  GREENWOOD   CITY,  Stonemason.  Lime for Sale, always on hand.  Work done at Shortest Notice.  o  GREENWOOD CITY, B,C  G.   E.   SEYMOUR   &   CO.;   Props.  Specially adapted for Commercial Men.    ���:���-    Stag-esto all parts pass the door.  FIRST-CLASS  IN  EVERY RESPECT.  ������'������'���������������    *V* *V* i'i* ���'������ '  ���sji"      -*i$     "Tn?   ���  Rates from $1,50 to $2,50 per day,  Livery and Feed  Greenwood City, B.C.  i'fe     d,'4,     ��'''-  ?'F     -SvV     5h*?  Saddle Horses SI.50 per day.  Teaming- at the Shortest Notice.  /ncKEE   &/ CURRY,   Proprietors.  J. Kerr.  R. D. Kerr.  BUTCHE  GREENWOOD. GRAND EORKS, & MIDWAY.  Meat delivered at Rock Creek  and all Mining- Camps.  as&mmsBsmmmmEi&smmMmmimBmmgasmmmmmsBSEsm  siffisrasinss-^siiMSHcBraran  J-:- THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  8 J  1  A   VIGOROUS   KICK.  Mr. A. Meg-raw, of Wiarton, Ont., at  one time editor of the Vernon News,  writes to the Toronto World of the 18th  ult., very justly , complaining , that  whereas the leading newspapers of  Toronto have sent special correspondents to the mining districts of British  Columbia, he has yet failed to notice  any '.mention of Boundary Creek. He  ��� says : .''���.'.-  What! find fault with is that Trail,  Rossland, Nelson, and the  Slocan   are  '���made-to represent the whole of British  Columbia, and'equally .'as rich districts  are almost, wholly  neglected.    To-day  I read in the World that the" War EJag-le ���  was to pay a dividend of $30,000 on the  15th;    How long- have we been hearing",  about this dividend which, like Christinas, is always coming-; and yet I  fail  ...   to see mentioned in a  single  Toronto  paper that the Cariboo quartz  mine, in  . ;Camp McKinney, 70.miles further west  than Trail,'   which,   witli   a ,ten-stamp'  mill, has been grinding- out its monthly  dividends for shareholders  for the last  two'.years,- had for   September  paid   a  dividend of :$16,000,��� or  2o.   per  share.  This one mine has turned out  $220,000  in bullion^ and jet here in the east the  camp in which it is  situated  is  never  heard of.    The World is the only paper  in the east in   which  I have   seen,the"  name of this   camp mentioned   at   all,  arid that only a short item stating that  .during; the last 14'days of July the ten-  stamp mill on the Cariboo in Camp McKinney had cleaned up , 384  ounces  of  g-old, or in rbund numbers $8,000.  Also take the dozen or more mining  brokers now doing- business in Toronto  and with the exception of Campbell,  Currie & Co. and Sawyer, Murphy '&  Co., there are scarcely any who. know  anything- about Camp McKinney or  about the now numerous rich camps on  Boundary Mountain, which lies east of  '���;'��� McKinney"-'-about 30 ' mile's and nearer  to Rossland. Eminent experts who  have examined that section say that  the mines on Boundary mountain will  leave the Trail Creek mines in the  shade once the railway reaches there,  and that will most like'y- take olace  next summer.' '     '   ' '  McKinney is an older camp than  Trail Creek, and if I were to tell you  even a little about the difficulties of  transportation against which the mines  there and on.'Boundarj',Greek have had  to contend, you would wonder that a  dividend could have been paid at all,  much less have been turned out monthly without any flourish of trumpets,  while dividends from the leading mines  of Rossland are heralded half a year  ahead and speculated upon for months  before they are distributed to shareholders.  SHOULD   BE    GRADED.  As a course for an " obstacle race "  Government street in Greenwood City  would admirably answer all requirements,���there are certainly boulders  innumerable, not to mention stumps,  ups-and-downs, water holes and brush  heaps, to tax the ingenuity of the participants in such a competition to  dodge. Notwithstanding,���unless, of  course, the business men intend to  utilize the boulders or stumps by placarding- them with advertisements���  '" For that tired feeling-, try our beefsteak !" would look well on the stump  near the butcher's shop, or " Iyook  be  fore you leap !" would be an appropriate motto emblazoned on a conspicuous  boulder before a familiar g-eiieral store  ���it would not be an inadvisable step  if the people living- on the street would  co-operate to improve its appearance,  if for nothing else than the satisfaction  of the thing-.  County Court Notice,  THE COLUMBIA & WESTERN.  Rossland Miner : It may be stated  that there is an improved prospect of  Mr. Heinze securing-, the money in  LVondon with which to extend the Columbia & Western to the Kettle river  and Boundary creek districts. It is  reported to the Miner from good authority in Lvondon that Mr. He'inze may  receive, a cable at any moment that the  money is ready for him.  S  TTTINGS of the County Court of Yale will  be holden as follows : '��������'���'  At Osoyoos, on Saturday, November 7, 1896.  At Midway, on Monday, Nov. 9, 1896.  _  At the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.  By command.  C.   A.   R.   LAMBLY,  Government Office, k.c. c.  Osoyoos, B.C., Oct. 10th, 1896.  Robert Buckley*  ONE Small Heating Stove ;   one Rochester  Radiator,  new ;~ two  Sacks Wheat  (for.  chicken feed).    Cash or trade. , Enquire at  Boundary Creek Times Office.  ,-f-  G>-  r  ���..:; FruityVegetaMes    -  Copper   Street,    Greenwood   City.  Some magnificent Apples, and a large  supply  of Potatoes, Cabbage, Parsnips, Carrots,  Turnips, etc., etc., on. hand.  .  m.  huf:  / ��� ��� ��� *������  Greenwood City, B.rC  -���Q^fe��>���  Harness, Saddles, Boots and  Shoes  Repaired  with neatness and dispatch.  GREENWOOD   CITY,   B.C.  VERNO  General v > .>  BlacksmithiiiP'  And Horseshoeing  Satisfactorv Work Guaranteed.  VERNON,   B.C.  John Havekty & Co., Proprietors.  Are now prepared to. supply  their  unequalled  brands of <  Beer, Ale and Porter  ;, ,���)  AT     RIGHT     PRICES  (���  Mail Orders promptly attended to.  AST Give us a Trial.  SANSON &  FINANCIAL   AND    MINING'  BROKERS.  Groups of Claims Ibougfit for Stock Companies and Syndicates  -o-  OPFICE     /\T     GREENWOOD     CITY.  Aum/to. mimn��mmi\jnimw\\mm\u\Mtmiv mimnmn-'cnfi .'hiitjii wuwmmonmmumuu mwmmmiiwmxTiixiflMimMB&nmrwmnmn  25, 27 29, YATES STREET,  CTO  Wholesale Dry Goods.  Gents' Eurnishings A\anu  facturers.  Best assorted Stock in the Province.  ENWOOD  STAGE  LINE.  Leaves  Marcus   Mondays and  Thursda3'.s  at 1 p.m.  Arrives   Greenwood    Tuesdays   and   Prida_vs  at 5 p.m.  Leaves   Greenwood ��� Wednesdav  and   Saturday   at 7 a.m.  Arrives   Marcus  .Thursday  and   Sunday   at  9 a.m.  Special   Attention   Given   to   Mail,   Freight   and   Express.  E.   D.   MORRISON,   PROPRIETOR.  ��������  i  I  \M  J  ��  II  ml -���j..>,* ;U^y\ S*vS^t  IV-  i'v  m  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES,  K.'t  1*  I  I  1���  it  fK  ��<���;���  f'JS'  MM  &?!?$  I?-!-'.*.  13:  !'v''.:'.'-':.'-:  ��','^.-:"'  **.;<-���'.���������. .  !&?-���  THE RECORDS FOR THE WEEK.  OCTOBER   30.  Lost Jewel, on Brown's creek, G. H. Croplej-.  Muckelteo, Greenwood camp, C. Snowden and  J. G. Ohlert.  Olg-a, Greenwood camp. J. G. Ohlert.  Gordon, Kimberlv camp, M. T. Robison.  Yakima, Kimberly camp, W. W. McCarty.  ���Sunnysi.de, Kimberly camp, W. W. McCarty.  OCTOBER  31.  Utica, an extension of Fountain, near Grand  Forks, P. Hannan and H. B. Cannon.  Juno, fractional, Kimberly camp, Jno. S.-  Martin and J. P. KelVy.  Vancouver, fractional, Kimberl3- camp, Jno.  S. Martin and J. P. Kelly.  NOVEMBER    2.  Windsor, Providence camp, J. P. Flood.  Lano, Talca, and Lord James, VA miles west  of Pass creek, 5 miles above mouth, R. J. Hauler and R. J. Cameron.  Bonitta, on Pass creek, E. L. Steves.  NOVEMBER  3.  Milo, west side Morrissy creek, three miles  northerl}' from wag-on road, W. C. Harris.  Tablet, north of Pass creek, adjoining- Conservative, James Dawson.  Long- Lake, Long- lake camp, C. H. Stewart.  Torpedo, Kimberly camp, Mathew Malone}-,  Geo. Shiple.v and L. Wardsworth.  Auburn, Kimberl\'camp, Thos. Dobie:  Francis K., n. of Prior creek, C. E. Yorke.  NOVEMBER  4.  Mountain Chief, Long-   Lake  Hickerson.  .'���   Sunset, Long- Lake camp,! W.  November 5. ���v-.-  V'Lady. Washing-ton, fractional, Brown's camp,  H. E. Beach, F. Atwood, and O. Atwood.  Mocking- Bird, Long- Lake camp, C. H.  Stewart.  Southern Bell, Clark's camp. W. J. Schmuck.  Ogdeu, Summit camp, E. S.  Topping-.  SnowStorni, Wellington camp, P. ������ W. Mc-  Greg-or. ,  camp,   W.   H,  H.  Hickerson.  Certificates of Work.  .     NOVEMBER  '2.  Gold Drop���Louis Bosshart.  , NOVEMBER    4.  D. A.���D. A. Holbrbok.  NOVEMBER  5.  Twins���W. Austin, S. M. Kirkham, h.  Manle}', and G. Hicken.  Lilly K.���W. Austin, L. A. Manley and S.  Kirkham. c  Big Chief���W. Austin and S. M. Kirkham.  A.  M.  Conveyances.  , . ��� . OCTOBER 30.  New Jack of Spades, 1-12 interest,C. Vacher  to Z. Colby.  Aleara, J4 interest, New St. Maurice %, and  l/s interest in millsite and water-power attached  and Ys int. in leases of St: Lawrence and New-  Jack of Spades, Marguerite Gire to Prosper  Mathon.  New Jack of Spades, 1-12 interest, C. Vacher  to C. C. Sands.  St. Lawrence, y$ int., and 1-12 New Jack of  Spades, C. C. Sands to M. Gire. f.  New St. Maurice, Y$ int., Edmund Lefevre to  Marguerite Gire.  OCTOBER  31.  Free Silver, % interest, R. H. Farreh to W.  Harris.  NOVEMBER 3.  Pasadena,'%, interest, J. W. Sweeii3r to J. E.  Walters,  Pasadena, % interest, B. F. Wing to J. E.  Walters.  Paragon, ^ interest, and y> El Paso, T. Hird  to J. E. Walters.  Paragon, y2 interest, and % El Paso, Jas. M.  O'Toole to J. E. Walters.  NOVPMBER 3.  Tacoma, % interest, W. J. Schmuck to H. L.  Nash and W. R. Moore.  Berkshire Bov, % interest, and Union Jack,  W. R. Moore to'H. L. Nash and W. J, Schmuck  Robin Adair, % interest, J. K. Johnson to S.  S. Schuler.  Wolverine, Iron Cap, ~ interest, Robert A.  Brown and G. W. Averill to Jno. A. Manly.  Volcanic, Wolverine, and Iron Cap, R.  Brown, Jno. A. Manlv, G. W. Averill, R.  Cawstou and A. J. McColl to Thos. Ellis.  NOVEMBER 4.  Bell of Ottawa, Mountain Monarch, and War  Eagle, 1-16 of each, and O.K. 1-24 int., Thos. S.  Higginson to Geo. E. Drew, M.D.  NOVEMBER   5.  Readv Cash, 1-6 int., Jno. Dolquiat to Chas.  J. Gafvert.  Golden Crown, 1-6 int., Jno. Lind to Chas. J.  Gafvert.  Silver Plate, % int., Jno. Cockell to J. A.  Cairnes.  A.  L.  THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.  The election of Mr. McKinley to the  presidency of the United States is, according to the latest information obtainable at Boundary on Friday  even  ing,  assured beyond question.  Mr. Iv. Bosshart left on Thursday for  Astoria, Oregon.  MINING NOTES.  Joe Kelly and Bob Murray went up  on Thursday to work on the Big Four  in Kimberly camp. ���  C.   Reuger   arrived   this  week  from  ^Butte, Montana, to act   as   superintendent of the Skylark.  Jack Martin has struck a fine body  of ore on his claim adjoining the Adirondack in Kimberley camp.  Messrs. Estopps and Smith have  given an option on the Big Three to  a Spokane syndicate for $30,000.  Clement Vacher has erected a substantial cabin and other buildings near  the Jack of Spades in White's camp.  John Crawford went up on Saturday  to do assessment work on War' Eagle  and Copper Chief in Kimberley camp.  The tunnel is now in on the Mother  Ebde some 35 feet in the ore. The rock  is phenomenally hard and it is not uncommon for the men to dull between  350 to 400 drills in 24 hours.  Mr. Georg-e Buscome, of the firm of  Skinner & Co., Vancouver, visited the  district' this week, and invested in  mining property. He also puschased  stock of the Boundary Creek Mining &  Milling Company.  E. A. Bielenberg has been working  recently on a group of claims owned  by him in Deadwood camp���the Ana- ,  conda, Columbia and- Kootenay. , The  showing on all three properties is good,  recent assays giving returns from $10  to$30.:!-v" .'.���.���.   p  v  Mr. Keffer left on Thursday to look  over and report upon Mr. Douglas'  claim, the Crown Point. This claim  at first promised to be' a high-grade  silver-lead proposition, but the result  of a little work has exposed an altogether different character of ore, carry-  ing very much less silver, though the  value: is  greater  and  copper  is  .s.     .-.^v. ore is  with     copper  gold  coming in.  While sinking on the old shaft on the  Rambler, some remarkably high-grade  ore was recently discovered running, it  is reported, as high as 75 per cent, in  copper. Three men are now working  on the Rambler, but a larger force will  be employed upon the, arrival of Mr.  Davis, one of the directors of the Company, from Spokane. Development in  the form of open cuts has shown the  property up to great advantage.  The first year's assessment work has  been completed on , the Keystone, a  northerly extension of the Rambler on  Pass creek. The owners are John  Jackman, George A. McKague, and  Jack Eloyd., The capping on the claim  is fully 30 feet wide. Two open cuts  have been run, 10 feet deep, 5 feet wide  and from 8 to 10 feet long. The  auriferous pyrrhotite  pyrites.  A meeting of the directors of the  Boundary Creek Mining & Milling Co.  was held on Wednesday evening. Mr.  G. A. Rendell was elected president,  Mr. D. A. Holbrook manager, Mr. San-  som secretary-treasurer, and Mr. Black  solicitor for the company. The following claims are controlled by the company : The Big Eedge, the O.B., the  D.A., the S.F., the J.A.C., the G.A.R.,  thel.H.B., and the Fred. D., all of  which are in Providence camp. As  soon as stock certificates are printed  the company will be in a position to  issue shares. Seven hundred thousand  shares are to be put in the treasury for  development work. Already applications have been received for blocks of  stock. Assays were made this week  on sample specimens of rock from two  of the properties ; the Big Eedge running $36.13 to the ton, or $35.42 in gold  and 1 1-10 ozs. in silver, andtheS.H.B.  $40.44 for all values. Buildings are to  be erected at once and development  work commenced.  NOTICE.  The Osoyoos, Vernon and Kettle River  Mining Divisions of Yale District.  KOTICE is hereby given that all Placer  Claims legalK- held in the Oso\roos, Vernon and Kettle River Mining Divisions of Yale  District are laid over from the 1st November,  1896, to the 1st June, 1S97. ...  ;    (Signed)       C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Gold Commissioner.  Osooyos, B.C., Nov. 1st, 1896.  &  ��  Greenwood, B.C.  Office, Store, and Saloon Fixtures  a specialty.  Plans and Specifications  made  and  Estimates  given.  Get your Supplies at  Anaconda 0  Midway* B,C  i\f��.    *v*    ^  ">l<? It? ���*���/*?  AGENT   FOR  The Giant Powder Co.,  OF SAN FRANCISCO.  HUGH CAMERON, Proprietor.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  c-i  ��3��  F-p1" ,J  i- v-  U '������<>  To Business Firms  ���  In connection with " The Boundary  Creek Times/' we have one of the most  complete JSC        .X X       X  X JOB PRINTING OUTFITS X  in the interior of the Province. There  is now no further need of sending out to  Spokane for anything in this line/      X  In Promptness, Quality and Price we promise you Satisfaction,  Ntf/"* >&/*        '- *���/��   ��� '' ' '  Tlie Boundary Creek Times Office, Greenwood City, B.C. J  %  ���C=z~  IN FAVOR OF THE SILVER MEN AT RENDELL  L ��0  * s  0  We  have  just  received  a   ^ rge   shipment  of  9  9  Call and inspect them, They exceed ine value  anything we have yet seen, No shoddy or faced  goods amongst them* but good goods at fair prices  for  Cash,  Greenwood and Boundary Falls.  ^���vv*&TOCTffiB��.am^i&'^

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