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Array I?  "-'' ���  Vol. 8.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER if., vm,  No.  rittti^dWM��lta*Mte  COMPANY, LTD.:  FOR AUTUMN SHOPPERS.  . ;THIS;is thetime of year that tells on your pocket-book.  W^rriiClothing, shoes, woolens, blankets, comforters, etc., soon  mount up, |and;yet it pays to have them. It insures comfort and  saves dpctors'ittll?;/? | No pains .have been spared in securing' a  complete :a^sortWnt;;ofi all lines required for fall trade and we  have cut the prices very line.  UNDERWEAR  Ladies' and Children's  ,. Woolen and -Union goods, in all  prices and sizes. Penman's celebrated combination suits will please  the most fastidious. Every piece  guaranteed; absolutely ��� unshrinkable.  !     Shoes;  - Our shoe department is. receiving  spebial attention and merits the patronage of economical people who  are particular about-their comfort  and appearance.- A iarge shipment  of Weston's shoes for children just  to hand���also a full line of felt slippers.    ��� ���;'"���-.!��� .   '!���  Carss matkinaws  We f handle*the genuine; Carss  Mackihiw coats and pant*���the only  high class articlesof their kind obtainable...!    b'i-'.'S'    ''!���!&  ���'' W,  Men's  Ask to see "Penman's," or the  ' Tiger" elastic ribbed. Both  brands are high grade and one or  the other should suit anybody. Also  a full stock of fleeced goods, and a  line of some 200 undershirts valued  at from 75c. to SI.50 to be 6old at  50c. each.  Rubber Goods  See thatjyour^feet are not neglected in this respect- If it is damp  and you are tempted to put off wearing rubber until later, DON'T DO  IT. Buy a pair to-day and avoid a  cold. Prevention is better than  cure���and surer. ���  Boys' Clothing  In boys two and three piece suits  and odd knickers, we are taking the  lead. Our prices are low and values  "Out o' sight."  Hoods  ���Shawls.,,,  Fascinators  latest" Styles  Carpets  Special  Inducements lor  Hotisecleap  *-���" Ing Season.  THE BIG STORE  Cushion  Tops  Lithographed  at 75 cts.  RUSSEL-UW-CAULFIELD GO.,  MMTTUD.  The Store  Where Goods and  Always Right,  SUCCESSFUL  Splendid Showing Made by  the Providence Mine.  II  Officers'   Reports  Show   Handsome  Profits Were Made.  Tons of Ore <���' g  Mined      543.3  Met Value $54,315.24  Cost of Mining and  Incidentals    -    $23,122.40  MEETING OF GRANBY CO.  $        Net Profit       $31,192:84  The above briefly but strikingly tells  the story of the Providence mine for  the year ending, September, 30, 1903.  The first annual'meeting of the company was held in this city on October  1st, when the manager's, secretary-  treasurer's and auditor's reports were  received and officers elected for the  current year. The board of'directors'  is the same as last year, with two  names added. Mark F. Madden of  Chicago was re-elected president;  Dunrun F. Mcintosh, vice-president  and manager; W. M. Law, secretary-  treasurer, and .the other directors are  J. J. Caulfield, and J, A. ;��� Russell',  Greetfwood; IL J.- Fitzgerald < aud  Franklin Rudolph,^ Chicago; J'.' H.  Peet," Spokane,' and ,W. - G, Macey,  Phoenix.  The reports of the various officeis  show that the mine is rich and that it  has been intelligently and economically  handled. W. E. Hodges, chartered  accountant, who audited the books,  found everything correct. The  profit and loss account shows that  S43.3 tons of ore were mined during  the year, producing net $54,315.24, or  $100 to the tori, this after deducting  freight and smelting charges amounting in the case of first grade ore to '$12  per ton, and ih! second grade to $5.75  per tori. ,      * .  .The debit side shows that $20,917.99  was paid for direct mining, bran average or $38.50 per tori, and $2204.41 * for  -*_ldjr��cL jjhargesj^r^an^average^-.of.  $4.05 per ton, making a total cost of  $42.55,   which   leaves   n   net  profit of  The Financial Statement Shows Company Free From Debt.  Nontreal, October 8���At the annual  meeting of the shareholders of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting  arid Power Co., Ltd., held at the company's office, Canada Life building, in  this city, the old board^of directors was  re-elected, as follows: S. H. C, Miner,  Jay P. Graves, John Stanton, Wm. H.  Nicholls," A. C. Flumerfelt, A. L. White,  W. A. Robinson, Jacob Langelolh, J.  H. McKecknie, Geo. Martin Luther,  Fayette Brown and C. S. Houghion.  When the financial statement was  presented it showed the company to be  free from debt with the exception of  the ordinary monthly bills. The production for the year ending June 30,  1903, amounted to, 12,551,000 pounds of  fine copper,- 277,000 ounces of silver,  and 35,121 ounces' of gold, for which  was received the sum of $2,232,741,  while the rents and real estate sales  brought in $38,211, making a total of  $2,371,222.  - -Working expense at the mine and  smelter. $1,136,830; foreign ore purchased, $72,954; foreign material purchased, $766,004; making a total ot  $1,975,789. , The net profit is, therefore,  $295,463, which together with the surplus for the preceding year briags up  the total to $693,535.  During the year Inhere was expended  on new construction at the mines and  smelter the sum of $207,000. ,  f  X  i  X  X  X  y  r  ?  ���  t  t  t  i  ~;m.;<��;..;.,<,;..;..>.;.*.:.��;<>,2m^^w>��^^  A Purse of Gold  J. H. Mathot and family left for  Ottawa on Monday last. Mr. Mathot  has been transferred -from the' Greenwood custom office to a rr.ore lucrative  position at Ottawa. On Saturday  night Mr. Mathot's friends presented  him with a purse of geld, and many  references were made to his worth as  an obliging official and good citizen.  Mr. Mathot feelingly acknowledged  the substantial gift and the many kind  references "to himself. _ He liked_Grecn-  - -  ��� . .  wood and her people'and. .regretted  leaving here. The latchatring would  always be on the outside for anyone  from "Greenwood who might visit  Ottawa.  BOUNDARY ORE EXHIBIT  $57.45. j Included in;the;indirect-icost is  $821.43 paid to the provincial exchequer  for taxes under the two. per, cent tax.  The year's pay roll'.amounted to  $16,770.61, and about $2000 was paid to  local people for hauling ore and assaying and sampling.  Duncan Mcintosh, under whose  management the mine was developed  until, today, it is a regular dividend  payer, submits a report in which he  tells about the development of the  mine.   He says in part :  *  "The present management dates  from the 9th of October, ,1902, when  the present owners then took o.-.-er the  Providence mine.  .':���" At that time there was a  shaft 50  feet deep known as,, the  No.  1  shaft,  also a shaft 64 teet deep known as  the  No. 2 shaft.   A tunnel was  started  to  connect   with   the   No. 1 shaft.   The  management   decided  to   work   from  shaft No. 1 and to connect  shaft No. 1  with tunnel, as there was considerable  stoping ground ��� over', the tunnel and  near the shaft.   On  December 1  they  ���*��� j started to sink shaft No. 1  deeper and  about January 15 reached  a depth "of  120 feet, when it. was  decided  to-drift  on the vein.   About April 20 It was decided   to   continue   the shaft 50 feet  deeper,   which   was   completed, about  June 1st, and a sump was sunk 10 feet,  making   1P0   i'eet   of shaft.    Drifting  was   continued   intermittently on the  No. 2 or 120 foot level, north,  until   at  the present time it is in 253 feet-on the  vein.    Drifted south 77 feet on the vein;  there was found  three  pay chutes of  ore; the first chute 115   feet   north   of  shaft and continuing 77 feet south  of  shaft;   making   192   feet  of  pay ore.  Then going north encountered 16 feet  of ore that did not contain pay  values;  then ore chute of  27  feet  containing  exceedingly rich ore; thence 40 feet of  'Twas Good.  The Thanksgiving concert in the  Methodist church under the auspices  of the Boys' Literary Society was attended by a large crowd. The program, witri two. exceptions; wasv carried out,-and" all-those2 taking part  did themselves proud. Probably the  best numbers on the program were  "Duncan Grey" by Mrs. McCulcheon,  "Scotland Yet" by*. MniHodge.v and  "Sweet-Dreamland'-by-Miss^Flesherr  "Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp  Ground"^Dyf|boys in/"uniform, ,;was  splendid arid showed' careful training.  The other numbers were good, like the  coliectibrii-whicfeiamounted to $25.  Good Showing of Silver Besides Gold  and Copper.  The varied mineral resources of the  "Boundless Boundary"'.- as shown by  the numerous samples exhibited at the  Interstate fair have created a most  favorable impression among mining  Uien who have been interested visitors  to the mineral department,  Speaking about the Boundary exhibit G. W. Gaunce, secretary of the  Greenwood board of trade, who collected and has charge of the exhibit  here, said this morning:  "The impression has long prevailed  that the Boundary camps were, generally speaking, low grade copper-gold  producers. While this . is. true in a  large measure we have mines that are  exceptionally rich in both silver and  gold. Our samples were gathered purposely to show how varied are our ores.  Take for instance the 250-pound sample from the Elkhorn in Providence  camp. It shows pure, native silver.  The,Defiance has ore. running 11J*  ounces in gold, Som'e of the ore goes  over $1000 per ton. Our exhibit of copper specimens range in value from 2  and 3 per. cent copper from the: big  ore bodies to 60 and 7.0. per cent copper  in the rich small veins. The E. P. U.  is another exceptionally rich mine.  The ore shows in places much telUiride  and will run as high as $3000 -in go)d  per ton. It is similar in many respects  to the ores of Cripple;Creek. -Other  specimens show our stable ores taken  from the big low grade|"producers of  cpjpper-gold. .   ��� ���  ��� 'fin the immediate vicinity of Greenwood.City and in many cases adjoining  the corporate limits there have been  opened up during the past 12 months a  half dozen exceptionally rich producing  mines. Such mines as the Gold Finch,  E. P.iU., Gold Bug, Elkhorn; Providence and Defiance can he ranked ;with  the richest silver-gold mines .in tl.e  province. Their development has done  much to attract copital to the Bound-1  ^^^..HVi4ft!beirrnearriess''tothe..city;iias  added.-a .substantial ^payroll -to; the  town;*- .-������:���,������  *.  .'*.���:'���  /'Included.in the exhibit are samples  of ore from the West Fork country, a  section that*will shortly have railway  transportation facilities, as recently  announced in The Press from Ottawa.  The prominent mines of Camp McKinney have .representation. Altogether it took us several, weeks to. collect our specimens; "but I think the  work done has more -than' justified us  in bringing the display:to'the fair.'*  The Boundary exhibit vwon* the first  prize for the .best .district display of  gold-s.ilver-copper ; . ores.���Spokane  Press" ���' ���������'������������   ���������  THE MILIM  TON MARK  Boundary  Ore  Shipments  Rapidly , Increasing^-/ /...  J3i.S*ii'��V'  Plenty of  Ore and Plenty  for Smelters.  of Coke  Oddfellows Dance.  Boundary Valley Lodge I. O. Oi F.  has perfected arrangements for a grand  Halloween ball which will be given in  the Masonic hall'on the evening of  October 29th. "/Th* itiig hall -on the  ground fldor^bf the Masonic building  is being fitted, up for the large number  of people who are expected to attend.  No trouble or expense has been spared  to make the affair a success. The best  music has been secured and a good  live committee will look after the comforts of the guests. The ladies of St.  Jude's church will provide refreshments.;.'--:'*:' ,;.   "���'."'':'"M''.  Sriapr"irrtoiret"setslTndTSiriger Sewing Machines at the Oil. G.'-2rid��� Hand  Store.  The Eagles' Smoker  The Greenwood aerie of thefraternal-  order of Eagles will be at home to  about 200 of their friends in their comfortable lodge, rooms in the Miller  block on Monday evening next. The  Eagles have an international reputation for whole-souled hospitality and  the local Eagles are determined to live  np to this reputation. The entertainment will be in the nature of a smoker  for which a splendid program has been  arranged.  ��� When you want a physic that is mild  and gantle, easy to take and sure to act,  always use Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets. "��*or sale by J. L.  White and A. F. Thomas Midway.  Boundary has practically rsached the  million ton mark. If the*'present tonnage is kept up the total shipments for  a year will reach the magnificent aggregate of one'million tons. The tonnage for 1903 will fall considerably  short of that;amount;;but the Fernie  strike and the shortage of coke following-restricted the output ;f or .the first-  half . of the year. The daily tonnage  at present from the' Boundary "riiiries  is nearly 3000 tori's arid will in alp probability pass that amount/if the present  rapid rate of increase is kepj.fip.  ;.,  The Granby  mines ,are the   largest  shippers,      last     week's      shipments  amounting to 9117; 'the' Mother* Lode,  comes next, and   the   Snowshoe  next   '  The Oro Denoro is  now ,a. substantial  shipper and its output can be increased  anytime.   The Winnipeg,was recently  added . to   the   list  of shippers and a.s .  soon   as   the compressor plant  is'installed   there ' its'"output will  besiub- "  stantially increased. , ���    .   -,   ������  The   tonnage   for   1903 should r^each  nearly 800,000 tons. ' The smelters arc  no.w   receiving    sufficient    cokii,,>ai)d  should, the   Granby    company's   coal  measures at Coleman tum'out'all right  the probability is that there-will .be no  shortage   in  the' future.  .The  Crow'^ ,  Nest.P^ss _(;'o:i|~ra^  mined 63,191 tons,of coal,, a decre'a&e  of 10,000 : tons   from   that'of'"Autruj.,1.  the shortage being due to a short  shut  down.at Morrissey  and jin, ;September  the company"manufactured 17,350 toii�� t  of coke." .-The coal company is rapidly  opening up its mine and increasing,itf>,  coke ovens so that there is every assurance that the'eoke question  so far'*a**  quantity   is ��� concerned;; is< settled 'for  gOOd. ;   '  , . . '.  : A glance at';the ' table.-'of'ore shipments t. published : in the. Tiines , will  show ' the' rapid deyelbpinent of the  Boundary; The first regular shipments '  were made in 1900, when .the total was  99,730 tons, in 1901 this was increased  to 389,618 tons and in 1902 to i "507,811.  As has already been stated the ton nage  this year should aggregate nearly  800,000 tons.and in 1904 will-run beyond 1,0C0,000,tons   ���i-.lToJLeep=^picej wi.th^this^outpiit _!the  various smelting cdmpatiies'have heen  increasing their plants.: The Granby  and the Mother Lodd smelters' ban get  more than enough ores from their jowii  mines, and so much .custom rore.is ���  offering at Boundary Falls that the  Montreal: & Boston Copper coriipa'ny''  must, increase the, .capacity of -its  smelter to fulfil its contracts without  considering the tonnage frbm:itsmine,  the Sunset. ,     ���   ;. ���;   This rapid development must "necessarily have its effect on business. The  Boundary towns grew out of proportion  to the chief industries of the country,  mining and'smelting, and had to.pass  through some trying years, waiting for  the good times that were sure to come.  The development referred to, the increased number of men .at mines and  smelters and the expenditure of larger  sums of money, has brought about  normal business conditions and-Uie  business man is not wearing that  worried look that was always with Uiin  during the past two years.  Greenwood business men all. slate  that business is rapidly increasing and  they all express confidence in -the  future.  |r4*<*^<*^*^'!H^$04^^'&^;|&<^,<^^<M>,  ���������-���.��.  5*  I  X  Boundary Ore Shipments*  Isn't It A Nobby One  $$->$-5-*4<mw-*>-->-��-^:~^  Granby Mines.       Mother Lode   B. C. Mine .....  Snowshoe   Sunset!   Oro Denoro ..........    Brooklyn   Morrison...:   R. Bell   Emma..*.            Winnipeg   Golden Crown   Athelstan and Jack Pot..  Kin�� Solomon   -No. 7   City of Paris   Jewel     Elkhorn   Providence    E. P. U. Mines   Miscellaneous ; ���   Total Tons ...  1900  64 533  5 340  19 444  297  150  1901  231 862  99 548  47 517  1 731  800  1902.  . 310 601  141 326  14 727  20 800  8 010  Week.  9 086  2 130  2 950  210  450  076  250  200  000  160  ISO  560  650  040  850  665  325  890  3 230  99 730  389 618  180  7 900  785  625  1 155  360  360  532  2 175  172" ���  1903  277 AOH  99 473  19 365  59 492  14 483  8 044  3 339  I  ��  14  1  195  S10  2 610  193  805 ���  107  54  t  I  1  507 811       1G 891     501 378  "(Continued on j��age toHf;).  <*>*$"&--*W****>***>-W^ �� inn;   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  I A New tfggifeHarkiet 1  The UN  Head Offiee: GREENWOOD, B. C. ����  Beg-s to announce that after Monday, Oct. 19, i~3  ' they will open a Modern and Up-to-date Meat *^3  Market in the MILLER BLOCK, Greenwood, ~s  where they will be prepared to suppl}- *^2  DRESSED ME^TS, FISH, GAME AND POULTRY -  Shops at McLeod, Alta., Greenwood, Phoenix  and  Grand Porks, B. C.  :-~    'Phone  ,f~    No/-20.  The Union Meat Company Jf  Che  Boundary Creek Times  Tssucd-every -^rf.dqy  < MASS'S  ''    T-;P     't?*;-^1'; ���������.  loncanRoss Managing .Editor  *    ,,   -.,.-....   ���.- ���        , ���;   -.:   I.   I   fi!��,.���  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Peb -Year   Six Months   To Foreign Countries.   ...$.���2,00  .... I 25  .... 2 SO  FRIDAY,   OCTOBER 16     1903  MJ.DWAY-VERNON SUBSIDY  The subsidy for the Midway  and Vernon railway is in similar  terms to those granted to other  railways in the Dominion. There  are 74 railways so aided with a  total mileage of 4Q7l)^. The  subsidies are grantecj.von .t}je, following basis: On an average  cost of $i5,0pp;!"per, mi^. ��320$  per mile is granted. If the cost  of *the railway exceed^,, $l$,0p6,  per mile then a further subsidy is  granted of SO per cent on so much  of the average .cost, of, the.  mileage as is' in excess of  $15,09ft per mile, hut the .subsidy  on   the   whole  is not .to exceed!  ���'.-.-J    -.".I": ,    .1': ������'��� ':-.     'VX-nt-'.i'M'.'.tt:-!:  Sr>Q00; per tmle.,      .dr^&f-z^ ������<:'���::'.  All the lines for^'wfiich^' sifh*-  ?idies are granted must be com-r  riienced within two years from  August 1, 1903, and, completed  within four years. The coin-  panies are to afford reasonable  facilities to all connecting lines,  the Goyerjior-in-Council is to have  control of all rates and tolls.  Transportation is to be. afforded  to the government for men, sup-:  jjlies and mails at reasonable  rates. ''' :  "".''  The . books: of the companies  are to be open at any time to  government inspection.  .���-A.--new; and'important: ;clau^  provided that the Governor-in-  Council may make it a condition  that the company shall lay its  road with new steel rails made in  Canada if they are procurable in  Canada pf suitable q|jalitv upon  terms as favorable as other rails  ��� an he obtajaed,. of, -svhicb. the;  -.ainister of railways shall be the  jucfgg.', '  So far as the Midway and  Vernop is cpucefne<| the suhsijiy,  will exceed $3200. The portion  of the road from Midway to  Beaventell can be built for $1500  per tp.il***, but beyond that the  ���work. is heavy and expensive for  nearly all the way and under the  1 -���.rjn.&pf. the. stthyetition this heavy  piece of road will bring up the  average cost to increase the subsidy to possibly then inaximum  of $6400.  The. granting of this subsidy  should place the promoters in a  position tq begin the construction  of the road at an early date. It  will open up a rich mineral and  agriquitural section tributary to  Greenwood. The road means  much not only for the districts  traveled, but for the agricultural  country surrounding Vernon and  for the Boundary as well.  A Reni^rkable Record.  Chamberlain's Coug-h Remedy has .a  remarkable record; "It has/been in' iise  for over -'thirty y'eaSjs, duri^'g- which  time inan^.mjiiioa^^^ttleiS.-^alye vbejsn  sold and used. It Has long: been the  standard and main reliance in the  treatment of erotip in thousands of  nomes, yet during- the all this time no  case has ever been reported to all manufacturers in which it failed to effect  a cure. When given. as soon as-,t*ie:  croupy cough appears, it will prevent  the attack. It is pleasant to'take,  many children like it. *It,eqri.t;ajns'njoj  opium or other harmful substance and  may be given as confidently to a baby,  as an adult.' For sale by 'J:: L,. White'  Greenwood and A. F...Thomas Midway. '  Coverts primes at M,unrpe.'s 90c. per  201b's.    .      '"'" "   ";���   " '������    _-;  the Victoria Colonist on Friday  last. The recount took place on  Saturday and W. R. Ross was  declared elected by seven i of a  majority. It would be interesting to know who sent the despatch and how he could tell with  such wonderful accuracy ��� what  the sealed ballot boxes would give  Mr. Ross next day. The returning officer was Mr. Alexander,  Mr. Ross' law partner. The  ballot boxes were in his possession. It was rather frank  to announce the day previous the  majority which Mr., Ross' law  partner would give Mr. Ross, but  was it wise ?  There should be the closest investigation into the methods  adopted in connectipn with ,the  Fernie election. Conservatives:  and Liberals alike acknowledge  that there were more Arotes cast  for Mr. Smith than Mr*. Ross.  B,ut evidently in Fernie .the will  of the electors doesn't..... count.  Mr. Ross has the seat not because  he received a majority 'of votes  but because his law partner,, who  was appointed, returning officer,  says he is elected.    :, ���*.;.  ; An official recount by a judge  should be demanded forthwith,  and if under" the provincial elections' ;act','. the yptes of honest  electors who show,.their bona fide  intent .to vote for a certain candidate, are to be thrown out, then  the sooner the act is changed the  better.  Strange, things. are done in  British .* Columbia, but ; a new  precedent has been established in  Fernie. It is difficult to understand, the object in holding an  election at all, in that,* district.,  Much trouble and expense could  have been avoided if Mr. Alexander had declared his partner  elected in the first place without  waiting for an expression from  the electors. That expression of  opinion-was-disregarded���and the  election was therefore a waste of  time and money.  Since the above was written a  recount has been ordered before  His Honor, Judge For in of Nelson. S. S. Taylor, K.'C'.,_. will  look after Mr.  Smith's interests.  EDITORIAL NOTES.  THE FERNIE OUTRAGE  FKRinx, B. C, October 9.���[Special.]  ���Wr 1^ Ross now leads by five, and  the official count tomorrow will increase this to seven. The situation is  perfectlx safe-  TJif s&ove special ^s sent to  Those having the interest of  the Liberal party at hearty and  are anxious to see J. A. Mac-  donald of Rossland the Liberal  leader, are handicapped by the  fact that the Vancouver Province  has endorsed Mr. Macdonald.  Mr. Macdonald is even a stronger  man than his friends imagined if  he can withstand the blighting  effect of the Province's support.  The practical suggestions of  our correspondent, "Interested,"  should receive the prompt attention of the government agent and  road superintendent. Numerous  complaints have reached this  office regarding the danger and  inconvenience at the point indicated. A small amount of money  spent now may prevent serious  accident and loss of life.  Piano and Sewing- machines and  furniture for rent. A. L,. White New  2nd Hand Store.  Wanted.  Information regarding the whereabouts, of Alex. Fin lay son formerly of  Chatham, Ont.  A. D. Hallett,  Chief of Police.  Tents, Guns and sporting- g'.ods for  ale or rent.    O. I. C. 2nd hand store.  FOR SALE  E; W. BISHOP  STEAMFITTING, HOT    *  WATER HEAT ING  Estimates Given:     Satisfaction   Guar  ..a.n.te.e.*3.  [Naden-Flood Block,  Greenwood  jJohnriy Get Yojir  Shooting Season will soon  iv-��� ���-:���:-. l?e lieire   !--v.^--.v;'  Well KfliAwi  640 ACRES ������'���.;: ���;*���;.  50 ACRES in Jimftthy^arid Grasses  lbo Feet Hay and Cattle Sheds  35 Acres Ho| Pasture, hog- proof  fence, creek" running; tHrougH  _. YOUNG ORjCHABD,; just .corning;  into bearing. '������.'���:;.-  ; bams;aii;flopre^::.:;;\v:  UNLIMITED money in HOGS.  CHICKEN and ROOT HOUSES.  BERRIES grow to perfection,  bringing $2 to $3 a crate.  UNLIMITED RANGE for  horses  and cattle.  If you want rosy cheeks and a fat  purse raise stock, the 'healthiest vocation and'fthe Boundary is positively  the best market in the world. This is  practically the BEST STOCK RAl^ICH  in Southern British Columbia for the  money.  Inquire at TIMES office or  STOOKE BROS., 4 miles  North of Midway.  Cffl��?n?y%  **..  and  Stewart's  just  A Large asspijt^ieut of  English Ju. Jubes and :other  fancy candies.  goppcr Street.  Spokane Falls & Nortliern Railway Co.  Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway Go;  Red Mountain,Railway. C��.  Washington &G.N. Co",  VM.VjC;:p.;|^&N. Co,  The only all rail route betweenpoints  east, west and south to Rossland Nelson, Grand Forks and "Republic. Connects at Spokane with the Greaf1 Northern, Northern Pacific' and O.. R. &  N. Co., for points east, west and  south; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson v^ith the K. R.  and N. Co., Kaslo and K. & S. points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for  Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  Buffet cars run on trains between  Spokane and Republic.  Effective Nov. 22. 1902-  Leave Arsivs  9:25 a. m. Spokane        5:45 p. m.  10:15 a. m. Rossland       5:10 p. m.  7:00 a. m. Nelson  '       8:00 p. m.  11:00 a. m. (Millers, Grand 4:00 p. m  Forks)     *  9.1S a. in. Republic       5:40 p. m.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passfeng-er'Agent,  Spoka.ne, Wash.  8^  Fall housecleaning- will soon  have lo be attended to, aud wall  paper is the keynote of beauty  in every room. There is no excuse for torn or tnussy paper on  any room in your home. While  we are selling- all grades of wall  paper very cheap. Our hue comprises only the most beautiful  and up to date,.p,atterns, .with  prices the lowest. *......  e.  Smith & McMm^m*  ;      Books, Wall paper, iPhotpSjifipUes.   JP^pne. 3*4./v -.  AMMgNITI��N  jV^haye^all kir^djS, .caps, poy^der,.  ���:f:; n i .^'shot andj^lieil ;*,);;:'  :i i; h -1 "WtJTi ���   ?r<  iWe Have just received, a  consignment of the latest make  FISHING RODS  <��� f  .-.' !"  Just. �� fe^v .niore left, and, will.-: be;  ������ sold at: cost.*!'.:;. :.-:.��� j  ^0OD  GUNS   FOR   RENT?  We are the  ^PORTSIEE HEAD^DARTERS,  For any old thing  Tlie 0,1, C. New and Second  Haud Store.  A. L. WHITE & CO.  ...GA'NAD'iA^^;-;;/:  . .. RAILWAY . ..  World's Scenic Route  Direct line'.  '���'rTlt.    '.''.Vi u;.-     ���������...-  Lowest rates  '-East.'.".,','.  .     West.  Winnipeg- -  ; Vancouver ���  Toronto.  Victoria  .  Ottawa.  .!3eattie ".",'.'���'. "  Montreal  Portland .  New York.  San Francisco..  via Soo Pacific I/ine,St., Paul  Chicago and all U. S. points.  ��, S, Ssryice Froin;  Vancouver   'to '������"' ���      ���'������������*  Alaska, Japan, China,. Hawai,   Aus-  ..;."���"-     .-isfftn   ...'-������;:;. a      si..*. .*,:i.ii  ;trailia.  ..t'V.'::>.-*     .*- ,���.-���:���;   '������:-������ - -..������:.���;.-,  i'   Settlers' Rates Westbound, sold daily  , til    ovember'30 '   -   ���������-���������  Through bookings, to England .and  'the Continent via all S. S..lines.  ���   Fbr'complete information and further particulars' apply to Ideal agents or  15. R. REDPATH, Agent,  Greenwood.  E.J, COYIvE,        J. S- CATER,  A.R P.A., VancouvBr D.P.A. Nelson  ni.!.-... rv *.* ..   ������    *   .-. ,���-     .*    ;*'irri'' -i^-r  *\ iff, ip K! ��6* sf Jf, J��" Jf J��* i��* sf jp. sf. ��p Jf - ap  AND���.  Bon Bans  IN THE GIT^  For   Your    Sweetheart   or  Wife.  Jt^J*jtj*JtJ*JlJj*j*J*jAJiJ*JiJ*  REPRESENTING:  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British  America Assur-  '': Co; of London, England.  ance Go.V'of-Toronto.  ��~>X��^-^<^<-S^-9��>��-&4>��*^����^  Liverpool   and   London    and  Globe Insurance Company.  The Canadian Biribeck -,Investment and Savings Go.  MINES..        STOCKS,      -       REAL-RESTATE.  &^r*<<?M'i'AAAA<ri'*rt^  %  Public Notice is hereby given that  all taxes due the Corporation of the,  City of Greenwood, must be paid to  the undersigned on or before  October 31st* 1903  to entitle the taxpayer to a rebate of  ONErSlXTH 0*1 the general tax for  the year 19Q3,  Householders are notified that be  fore they can make the necessary  declaration entitling them to be placed  on thejnunicipal.lYptfcrs' Ifat for 1904^  | the rc$d tax for the current year must  |:   belaid on or before Dec, 31st 1903,  I G, B, TAYLOR, Collector,   !  Ill Greenwood, BL Gi, Sepftemlber 25tk 190& X  i ������    *  I  A  Cr*  Cr*  (Xs*  Cr=*  (5=*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  (F*  CF*  Cr*  Cr*  <F*  <r*  CF*  ��p<  <F*  CF*  CF*  (r*  Cr*  ��� O  Bank of Montr  Capltali all paid up $12,000,000;;  Rest. :::L...:p,p00Ifti)0r  President.   Losd Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. Gbqkge A. Dronmond.  General Manag-er :   E. S  Clous-ton. '  Branches in London, Eng.  I ����*in*%��5L I New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers  Travellers' Credits, available in any part'of the world.  Grant Commercial an  Greenwood Branch,     F, J. FINUCANE, JHanager.  >*=2  **��=2  $S3MMMmmmmMmwmMmmmm  i  0- S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of the city.  ... QRINK :.  A LIFE  On sale at all the hotels.  BOTTLED BY  JAMES M'CREATH  Bottlers of Fine Lager Beer and  Manufacturers of all kiuds of  CarTjoaatedBeTerapes,       " " THE   BOUNDARiP CREEK   TlMJw*  l/t/  MEATS. ETC.  . .P.*BURNS>&.GO.,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  AGENTS; eOLLECTORSrETC  FRED.B. HOLMES,  Agent,    Collector,    Janitor.      Large  warehouse for storing goods.  P.O. Box 25     Residence opp. city hall.  ASSAYERS.  WALTER E. S-EGSWORTH  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  Control Assays a; Specialty.',  ���       �� " Greenwood,'B.C.  TAILORING.  WILSON & CO.  Merchant Tailors. Greenwood, St.  * BAR3ER SHOPS.  GREENWOOD BARBER SHOP,   j  W.  FKAWI,BY,LProp.  Finest Bath Tubs'in.city.    Baths 25c.  Razors Hpned.  Copper, Sireei.       -     Greenwood, B.C  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  MALLETT <ft SHAW  Barristers, Somcitors,  Notaries Public.  Cahle Address  Codes  I. H    HALLETT  HM.LBT/T "  Bedford M'Neill's   Qrbbhwood.  Moretng- & Neal'a a> e>  'Leiber'e  h  c  SHAW.  fyflCLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,       >  Notaries Pobucj Etc  Offices   Wallace Miller block. Copper street,  Greenwood, B C  J. R Brown J- P. McLeod  ARTHjJf* M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  /���-, Cjyir, Engineer,  Dominion    anb    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & WicliTvi re.  Telephone No. 32,  GREENWOOD,   .-      ;      :      ;    S.   O.  ft. E. ASHOROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  'Mining and: Eriiioeerlne Surveys.  Underground Work a Specialty.  Wood Blofik (next Customs oflice.)  .*'*..;.*,'��� -A',,<".'.    GREENWOOD, B. C.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  GOLD ROCK Mineral Claim, situated in the  Kettle  River;5.Mining  Division    of    Yale  District.;: Where Located,:     On Horseshoe  :   Mountain..;- .   ��� .:*:',;'��� 'SV  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett. as  agent for Herbert Davidson, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B41903, Robert Wood, Free  Miner's Certificate No. U55455, and Charles  Scott Galloway, Free Miner's Certificate No;  -=Bs5043r��� inteiid'-"sixty" days'7-~ 'from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of the  above claim-.  And further take notice that action, under  Section'37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of February, A.D. 1903.  *Aug- 31 ���      .'      I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT  1896.  Certificate of Improvements  '""���'NOTICE.'  "95" Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River  Mining Division nf Yale District.  Where Located :   In Smith's Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for John T. Bellj Free Miner's  Certificate No. B554GO, Ralph Harron,'Free  Miner's Certificate No. B51201, Duncan Mcintosh, Free Miner's Certificate No. B41932 and  Patrick Hickey, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B54989, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to . the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for the pnr  pose of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of April, 1903.     ,  .Aug. 31. -   ; I. H. HALLET7.  A Good Suggestion  Editor of Boundary Creek Times: '    ���  ..(.<���  ... *.*��� '        ' ;  Sir:   Will   you   kindly    allow    tnei  through your paper to place before the!  farmers and fruit-growers a"schemej  for the advancement of our province.  The advantages of British  Columbia  as a place for settlers  are  very  Utile  known, and it  cannot  be  denied  thaf|  where -printed matter will often pass1  unheeded-the object itself will arrest  attention.  My proposition, therefore, is to collect samples of roots, fall and winter.!  fruit, etc., to be forwarded to Great  Britain. Here they could remain for a'  certain time on exhibition in the large  towns and afterwards be distributed,  amongst the hospitals and such like  institutions where they would no doubt  be highly appreciated. I would sug-  gejst printing! a list of the donors, together '-with ^particulars 'of the-fruit,  etc., which each contributes, so that  intending settlers might if they so desired .obtain information .about any  particular locality from a resident. By  this means it might also be possible to  open up fresh markets for Our fruit and  introduce capital.  'il would esteem it a favor if intendirig-  donors _of produce w���ould'*k?��dly .give  probable weight aud class of sample  when tjomimuripating with'pie in order  to facilitate axrangsiqefhts for icol-  lectkm.   5Tours jtruly,  W. <V. -Leonard, J.'p.  Salmon Arm/JB. C.,,Oc.tober 12,4903.  A beetled Chaise  Editor Bpi;tljlftr> Creek Times '  Sir: ^-fme weeksjfcgo a; letter from  BojgtpftTy ���Falls appgarejd jp'^e Nelson  Zjferws'Cfrfhe danger at ttys '^jjundary  >*i"a31s sm6lt*fr to teajms drogsjtfg-4nd re-  crossing :t^e C P. R. tjtacks. The  danger -has,\n no ypay abated; in ^act  it is becoming fmofce iminip*?iit, owing  to a greater tonnage of'oro and doke  bei^ig handled, necessitating more  ���SJwitchuig by the train crews.  A j��.iicb better location .for the  wagon road is down the east side of  Boundary cre-^k -from the postoffice as  far as'tkj? resijjfencfe ot Ji. 'McCurdy,  then acrdssjp^^tjjjja^ cxjeek to strike  the old wagop roaa "'aJt.'-or near Mc-  Pherson's sriwmill By -Taking this  route all danger from trains would be  done away and the smelter company  would have more room to put in other  sidings without any danger to the  traveling public. If the road commissioner would look over the suggested  route he will find it very easy of construction, and the putting in of a new  bridge will cost little, if' any, more  than the rehu'lding of the old one now  situated between the postoffice and the  smelter, and which is badly in need of  repair.  Thanking you for your valuable  space, I am, yours truly,  Interested.  Greenwood, October 14, 1903.  -S����2���-*���  FURNITURE r  CARPETS  glassware;  CDTLERY '  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  The  largest   hotels  and finest  residences in B.C. were fur-  nished by us throughout  WEILERBROS.  VICTORIA. -B.-C.  Comfortable Rooms.  Everything First Class.'  THE SWAYNE HOUSE*,  Silver Street,  Greenwood,  AAAAAAA^AAA.^^^^AA.^^^1^1^^  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements.  LANCASTER    Fractional    Mineral    Claim,  otherwise known as the Lancaster Mineral  Claim, situate  iu  the. Geeetnvbod Mining-  Division of YaleDistrict.   Where located :~  -  In Deadwood Camp. -"��  ;.TAK"S NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Atrent for Georpe Arthur Rendell, Free Miners'  Certificate No BS524C), intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to app1> tc the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining-a Crown Grant of the above  claim  And further take  notice  that  action under  section 37, must be commenced before   the issu  aaice of such Certificate of Improvements  Hated this 2*)rd dav of September, A  D   1903  I  H  HALLETT  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  Notice  "copper trust fractional", 'scr-  ANTON FRACTIONAL" and "OTIS  FRACTIONAL" Mineral Claims, situate  in the Kettle River Mining Division of  VileDi-stnct Where Located In Dead-  wood camp  TAKE NOTICE, that I, lp-.ar H Hallett, as  ig-ent tor 1 rancis J Finucane, Free Miner's  Certificate No B41718, intend, sixtj da\sfrom  the date hereof to apply to the Mining- Ret-nrdei;  for Certificates of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Giants .of the above  'claims. ��� "''>"  Ard   fiiTtliei   lake notice that actions, under  'section 37, mubt be commenced before the is-  ', suance of such Certificates of Improvements.' '.'>.  Dated this 22nd dav of April. A.D.*, 1903.. ������">.  July 31 I. H. HALLETT.  Billiard  and pool   table for sale or  rent a. Second Hand White's.  .   MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  "TRIPOD   FRACTIONAL"  Mineral   Claim,  situate in the Greenwood Mining- Division  ���   of YaleDistrict.   Where located:   Ir Central Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ag-ent for the No. 7 Mining- Company; Limited,  Free Miner's Certificate -No. B 55007, intend,  sixty days, from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And farther take notice that action, uuder  section 37, mast be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of May, A. D.. 1903.  Sept. 20. I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  OLD GUARD  Mineral Claim, situate in tne  Kettle   River   Mininp    Division    of   Tale  Diatrict.      Where  located :      In  White's  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod  executor of the estate of Alex. Wallace,  deceased. Free Miner's Certificate No. Bs4954,in-  tend, sixty days from; the date here f, to apply;  to the Milking: Recorder for Certifies tea of Improvements, for the purpose ofobtaic, ng- Crown  Giant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under-  section  37. must be commenced before the is  suance of such Certificate of.Improvements.  Dated, this 2Sth day of Jaouary, 1903.  July 32 J. P. McLeod.  He Learned a Great Lruth.  It is said of John Wesley that he,  once said to Mistress Wesley. "Why  do you tell that child the same thing-  over and,over again?" "John Wesley,  because once telling is not enough." It  is for this, same reasoji^jthat,jy_ou_: arej  told again and again that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy cures colds and  grip; thatiit counteracts any tendency'  of these.diseases to result iri pneuihon-'  ia, aud that it is pleasant and safe to,  take. For .sale by J. L. White Greenwood and A. F. Thomas Midway.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To PETER McBRIDE, Pioneer Hotel, Greenwood, B. C. ,  You are hereby required to take notice that  we, the nnderslg-ned, have caused to be done  and have paid for the whole of the assessment  work for the year ending May 14,-1903, on the  '���Admiral" mineral claim situate in Providence  Camp in, the Greenwood Miuing Division of  Yale ^District and your are hereby required  to contribute your proportion of such assess-  |raent,and of the costs of recording- the Certifi-  cateibf work, tog-ether with the costs of advertisement, amounting in all to $3S.62}S which you  haTe'ioipay. ���:���-,':.-:  If you fail or refuse to contribute the iastiiien-  tioned.s'um of $35.62J4 asafoasaid 30ur.interest  in tee said mineral claim shall, attheaxplr^tion,  ,of uitijety .days become vested in us, your.CiSown-  ers, utidet the provisions of the Mineral Act  and amending-acts. .*      ->  Dated :this 11th day of September 1903;  Hug-h McKee   ,-'  , Thomas Henfitierlee.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore subsisting between  us, the undersigned, as Carpenters and  Contractors, under the firm name of  Bunting & Dempsey.. is this day dissolved by: mutual consent.  Greenwood, B. C. September30th 1903.  Hrrbert Bunting,  Chakles A. Drmpsry.  jf �����* jt? ��? K* f Jf JP JS* Jf J-T j��* ��(?* ��f jf t��* jf-  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of improvements.  WOTICH;'  MA=*rPLO"^5R-'i'alaeraieiaimr:��ituat*��"3rthe  Greenwood Mining- Division of YaleDistrict. Where located : Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, J. P. Myers-Gray  '.Free Miner's Certificate No. B8024l;yas  ���agent for C.H. Henning-, Free Miner's Certifi-  fcate No. B55305, Pat Hickey, Free Miner's  Certificate No. -B80110, and Duncan Mcintosh  Free Miner's Certificate No. B80119, Intend,  Rixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  >iimnjf Recorder for certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- crown  brant ofthe above claim.  And further take. nqtice���.that action, under  petition 37, must be. commenced .before: the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  j Dated tliis2<itli day ofjJUne, A.T>. 1903.    -  j  , ; V; :f Uj, p. MYERfe-GRAY.  WILL SctfUE  YOU MONEY fc  Insure la non-board fire companies  Losses paid promptly. Christina Lake  Lumber Co's mill burned on the 13th  August. 1903. Paid loss $2750 on  22nd August. 1903.  McLANE & MERRITT. Agt'S.  jrus* jr jp j*1 if i? sp ^ jf if if j? ��? *? if jf  THE NHW  }  Remodelled, Renovated and Refurnished. Only the best Liquors and  Cigars. Prompt servicer Courteous  Treatment. Good Rooms. Modern  Conveniences.  Fred M. Munn,     Manager.  MINERAL ACTV-'  ;      Certificate of Improvements-  f     .;..*.- ; ���  NOTICE.,,  kAFFIR KING Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle'River Mining Division of YaleDistrict.      Where   located:     On, Horseshoe  Mountain, Main Kettle River, lying- -south  erly from the Barnato mineral claim,  TAKE NOTICE that we Alex. Waddell.  E. Sullivan, J. S. Harrison and .Mil McMynn, Free Miners' Certificate Nos. B 40,450;  B 40,449; B 30,500, and B 40,602 respectively, Intend sixtv days from the date hereof, to apply  tothe Miuing recorder for. a certificate of Im.  provemeiits, for the' purpose of obtaining a  crown Grant of the abeve claim. .  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of Iniprovements.  Dated this3Ut dav of Mav, A. D. 1902.  .-JTNERAL ACT.  Cerlflicjte of Improvement.  NOTICE.  HELNA AND BUTTE mineral claims, situate,  ' in the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District.   Where located: on China Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. A. E. Shaw, agent  for Charles D. Temple Free Miner's  Certificate No. B. 57S07, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for aCertlficate of Improvements, fo.r.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 pf such Certificatcof Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of June, 1903.';  C. A. E. Shaw, P. L. S.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  MAZE Mineral Claim, situate iu the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���On Lost Horse Creek,- Main  Kettle River.  Megraw Free Miner's Certificate No B S5503 and  Fleming-Robinson Free Miner's Certificate'No  B 71395, intend, sixty davs from the date hereof  tpapplrtothd.Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a CrownGrant of thealiove claim.  And further take notice that section 37, must  be commenced before tlie issuance of such Certificate of Impiovements.  Dated this ninth dav nf Julv, 1903, A.D.  MINER A I, ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Lottie F," "Sterlingliani" and "Magnolia''  mineral claim, situate iu the Kettle:River  Mining Division of Yale,DlRtrict. Where  located: In Copper Creek Oamp.  TAKE NOTICE that I C. A. E. Shaw agent  for J. T. Feeney Free Miner's Certificate No:  B80142, and Wni. Farney, Free Miner's Certifi*:  cate No. B5S176, intend, sixty days from the date  ���hereof, to apply.to the- Mining'* .Recorder tfdr'- a  certificate of Improvements, for the puopose of  obtaining a crown nraiit'bf the above claims, i  ��� And further, take notice that action, under  section 37,'mubt be commenced beifore the'. Issu-j  auce of such certificate of improvements.  ���Dated thisl7 day of June, A. D. 1903.  MINERAL ACT.  .Certificate of Improvements,  no'ticr.  vircoN FRAieTioNAi.'Mineral claim*, situiite iu;  :; the-Kettle -River ("Mining Division ofYale  District. , Where located:���in Long Lake  :������ Camp. *��� "''��� ,;; :*:*: ',i;  , take notice (bat I Mary Garland Free Min-:  ier's certificate Np.'B417s4, intend, sixty days:  from .the date-hereof, to apply:to theMlhing recorder for a certificate of Improvements, foi  theprrposeofobtalnlhga'crown o'raiit ofthe  above claim,- ;  And further take notice that action, .under  section 37, must be commenced -before the' issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 5th day of-May A. D. 1903,  Mary.oarland;  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO JEFF"0EWIS : You are hereby required  to take notice? that, we, the- undersigned,' have  done and paid for thp whole of the assessment  work for the' years 1901,: 1902 and 1903,' oil the  "Laura B" Mineral claim, situate near the City  of Phoenix,, B. C, in the Greenvvood M iinig  Division of/Yale District, and you are -hereby  required to contribute your proportion of such  assessment, namely, one quarter or $25 on each-  claim for each vear, amounting to {100, which,  together witlt your share of'.'the costs of recording, the costs of ;this-advertisement, wake a  total sum of $86.87J^ which you have to pay.  Payment can be made to'us personally or'to  our credit in the Bank of Montreal at "Greenwood, B.C.  If ("j oil fail or refuse to contribute the last  mentioned sum of S86.87K as aforesaid your interest in the* said mineral claims shall, at the  expiration of ninety days, become vested in  your co-owners .who have made the required x  pendititre pro.rata according to their former  interests. * ���  Dated this 21st day of August, 1903.  Bruce CRAonocK  LkeXoombs.  MINERAL ACT 1896.,  Certificate of Improvement.  ."'."'   NOTICE..:    ,  "HACKLA" mineral claim situate.in theGreen-  ��� '.' Wood Mining Division' of Yale District.  ...  Where located:_on Horseshoe Mountain.    ,  TAKE.. NOTICE that we, .Albert Edward  Ashcroft. Free Miner's Certificate No. B.  ��5279, and ,NiIs.-E. Peterson .Free ,Miner!s Certificate No. B 41710, -Intend, sixty .days, from  the date hereofi'*' to rapply'io'-the Mining Rec^  order' for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  piSrpoSie'* "of '6t<aIiiln'g'"H"CirSwh'Gfaiit of the  above claim.  And further,take notice,.that,action, under  section 37,' miist-te 'cbmmenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  -., Dated this Ithday of October. A. D., 1903.  ���     MINERAL ACT.  Certificate Of Improvements.  NOTICK. .  "Sunnyside" Mineral claim, situate in the  'Greenwood'Mining Diyision of Yale District.  Where . located:���On Boundary Mountain,  about one and a half miles south of the Summit  Hotel, and west of and adjoining the Omaha  mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Michael McBean,  (Free. Miners Certificate No. B.55,177, intend, sixty days from the date hereof to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  !oj Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Orant of the above claim  I And further take notice that action, under  Section'. 7,.. must be -commenced before be  Issuance of such CeHi8ia.te-of ImproVenifttit;'*"1  Dated this 19th day of J line,A. D., 1903.  Sept.. 3o  NOTICE OF FORFEITVRE.  .! To W. E. McBOYLE and 'any person to  whom he may have transferred,, his interest in  the "Dakota" mlnerol claihVsituatebri Wallace  mountain in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale district and adjoining the"Logan" and  "Duncan" mineral claims.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  the sum of $102-50 to hold the said Dakota ni in-  eral claim under the provisions of the "Mineral  Act" for the year ending 17th of August, 1903,  that you are required to contribute $51 25 as  your proportion of the said sum for yorr unde-  vided one-half'interest in the said claim, aud if  within 90 days from the first insertion of this  notice yot fall or refuse to contribute the said  sum of $51.25, together with all costs of advertising, your interest la the said Dakota mineral  claim will become the property of me, the subscriber, under section Four of an Act entitled  the "Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900."  Dated at Greenwood, B. C. the 26th day of  August, 1903.  Nov. 21. JESSIE M. MATHEISON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.'..'' :  ARCADIA ASTORIA and  MORNlNGiSTAR  MiueirfKClalms,8lfiiate;:Irt.tIfe Greenwood  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  FQURTH-OF-JULY, Mineral Claim,   situate  ��� in the K-attle River Mining Division of Yale,  District. Where located:���Near to Canyon  Creek, Main Kettle River-  TAKE NTOICE th?t we Alex. Waddell and  E. Sullivan, Free Miners' certificate Nos.  B. 40,450 and B. 40,449 respectively, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a.'Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crows  Granvofthe above claim.  And-further fake notice that action, under  ���fiction 37, must be commenced before thei��  saanceof such Certificate of-Itftprovetrretrty.  Satfd this 319t d3v of May, 1903.  -. .Astoria  mineral claims- are located in--iSI*y.larIg Camp  and tlitfJdorning Star mineral claim is located  In DeadwcfticrCanip. '*���,:*  . TAKE NOTICE that I J.,P..McLeod as agent  for SidiieJr'.Rof.ealiaupt Frea Miner's Certificate  No. 55295Athteiid, sixty days from (be date hereof,to^Spply to the/Mining 'recorder for-Cerf-  ficatesof IiifprovemeSfs,'for the- purpese of.obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And furtheritake not!ce'-:,tl��sft'-3ction, under  sectf-i^ 37/, most be-Copi merited before the issu-  ancejjf SucttCeitifjcale of Improvements. -  Datei<thl*4fS aaVtff'Jul^''-A: *' 1903.  ' J. P. Mcteod.  m  JHE_f AMDIM JJM OF fOMMERCE  With Which is Incorporated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,700,000.       -      Rest, $3,000,000  HON. GEO. A. COX. President.   B. E. WALKER, General Manager  W. ALLISON,  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  in  0<>CXH*0<>0<><>CK>0<K>0<kK>0<"K>^^  O00<KK>00O0O0O0O0<M><H><><>O0OO*O0O<J^^  V. O. BOX 2%  PHONE 179,  WHOLESALE GROCERS AND AGENTS FOR  tuckett Gi^lo^t Union Latiel Cipfs  BRANDS :  Monogram. Marcuerita, Boquet, Our Sieclal, El Justlllo. El Condor.  Sarantlzalos, Schiller.   Also Tucketts Union Label Cigarettes. Karnack T. &  B."V/(C.! '������:']:-\:--;l:- ' .,*/-,  Confer Alexander Street' aiiduGolnmbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  oo<KK5<k><>o��o6b:db<k*^x>o<^^  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO   OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO^OOOOOOOO  00000^)0<JOOOOOOO<M>00<>0<X>0<X)#6000000<>0000000<K"^^  The Jenckes Machine Co. y  LIMITED.  ....CANADIAN RAND DRILL COMPANY....  Manufacturers Boilers, Hoisting Engines,  Narrow Guage Locomo-  "   ���   tives, Compressors. Drills, Etc.    ������ ��� "���   ' ���  R.  P. WILLIAMS  AGENT, GREENWOOD, B.C.   ��  0<>-00-0000-0-00����-00<>000<><>0<>0<>0��KK>^^  GRAND F0RKS,--PH0ENlX--GREENW60D  BAILY STAGE LINE.  Leaves Greenwood 6 a. ni.    Arrives at Phoenix 7 a.m.1, Grand Forks 10..30 a.iir.  Leayes��Grand Forks 3.45 p. m.., Phoenix 7 p.m.,   arrives in (Greenwood 8 pi 'm:  Fare -Grand Forks $3.00.     Greenwood to Phoenix S1.00     Phoenix to'  Greenwood 50 cents. ��� t..-.!;..-���'  Great Northern express rates made known at office. \  J. F. R0YER, Manager/  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  LKHORN  A.    l    PORTMAN  &P6JRTMAN  Pf opr ictof s  ASK FOR  * \ ��� �����* ". %%  i\ tf*    XX  .   The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept. on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  nftlk       iYifiin>i��r    miiiirrfui,.  in  frE CYCLOPS MINING STEEL  ^^���^.���^0-rCTTrr.r.-~-,e.->~w_.ir.nf^i-lll1.T; ni  SHOES AND DIES ���ifr I  ���MPISlPflBPP  inirciiinriiBHBBiBii  THE   BOUNDARy CREEK   TlMivtt  H300COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  j LOCAL   EXTRACT I  ^H>0<X>0000O00O<K)00000OO0O0O  E. Lautier has returned from a ten  day visit to Spokane.  Jas. McGregor, inspector of mines,  was in the city this week.  C. A. Blatt, proprietor of the Molson  hotel, was in the city this week.  H. A. King returned Tuesday from a  two weeics' visit at Rossland and  Nelson.  Mrs. William Simpson, who has been  visiting friends at Nelson, returned  home Monday.  We are returning- to the good old  ���'ays of '60. Yesterday silver was  quoted at 60 yk.  Attorney Louie P. Eckstein of Grand  Forks was over yesterday looking at a  . eal live town.  Geo, W. Wooster, treasurer of the  ���fra 11 by company, visited the hub of the  Joundar'y this week.  J. P, Frinck, a Cranbrook business  nan, was in the city this week en route  o the Similkameen.  Blake Wilson of P. Burns & Co. and  FY M.'Black. auditor for the firm, were  in the city this week,  Messrs Goodell arid Pembertonof the  Sunset smelter have returned from a  business visit to Spokane.,.  W. P. Tierney ,C. P. R. railway con-  tracter and general agent for Gault  coal, was in the citv this week.  W. R. Mclnnes, F. W. Peters and  H. E. McDonnell of the C. P. R. were  visitors to the'district this week.  Lost ��� Gold: enamelled butterfly  brooch. Finder will be rewarded by  leaving the same at the Times office.  C. A. Desbrisay, right of way agent  for the Great Northern and Judge Williams of Phoenix spent Thanksgiving  Day in the city.  Lome A.; Campbell of the J Kootenay  Power Company and A. B. McKenzie  were among the Rossland visitors to  the city this week.  George F. Dougherty and wife were j  among the Greenwood  visitors to the  Spokane fair.  The Commercial hotel has made  many improvements; among them  being an up-to-date lunch counter.  H. C. Shaw of Hallelt & Shaw visited  Rossland and Spokane this week, as  solicitor for the Bank of Montreal in  the case of Williams vs the Bank of  Montreal.  J. R. Brown, M. P. P., returned from  Spokane and left today for Victoria  to attend the meeting of the Liberal  members who will elect a leader on  Monday ne.vt.  LeB. Deveber has returned from  Spokane where he took charge of the  Bank of Montreal while Mr. Finucane,  the manager, was in Rossland as a  witness in the case of Williams vs the  Bank of Montreal. >  Evangelist F. C. Coleman arrived  in Greenwood on Thursday afternoon  and will conduct evangelistic services  in the Methodist church. He will  preach next Sunday at 11 a. in. and  7:30 p.m. and every night during the  week. Mr. Coleman has been very  successful elsewhere. He came to  British Columbia thre* years ago and  has labored in many of the churches  on the coast where his work has been,  much enjoyed and very successful.  The Sunday morning class will be conducted at 10:20 as usual and the Sunday school at 2:30 p.m.  I  (Continued from page one.)  A boarding house was blown in this  week near the brewery to accommodate  the many toilers^at the Elkhorn arid  Providence mines.  Radium slumped this week from  35,000,000 a pound to $2,140,600.90* a  pound. Still prospectors in thelBound-  ary should not overlook this metal.  J. S. C. Fraser, manager of the Bank  of Montreal, Rossland, welt known  Greenwood, was married at .New West-'  minster Wednesday to Mrs. Clinton.  Mrs. Hayes, exchange..editor on the  Winnipeg Free Press, visited Greenwood last week. She is preparing a  series of articles oh the' resources of  Southern British Columbia. ..������{'  His Honor Judge Leamy held county  court here on Tuesday and left the  same day for Fairview , to .take ���* a sitting of court for His'Honor Judge  Spinks who is enjoying ayacatiori. He  was accompanied by J. P. Myers Gray.  Blotting paper posters .are put an  Bouncing- a grand raffle of a five-  roomed house and lot,at Grand Forks.  Can it.be possible that.-'. times/, are so  quiet over at the smelter city that denizens have to resort to the raffle to sluff  off houses arid lots ?  "--Paitl'Babcocki a prominent" capitalist, died last week at his home in  Mount Clair, N. J., aged , 63 years.  Mr. Babcock had been a director in the  ���Standard Oil company until this year,  ant*, was formerly president of the  Liebig Manufacturing company, and  a director of the British Columbia  Copper company.  While working in a shaft at the Elkhorn last Saturday Jack Frost (not the  frost we see in the morning) met with  a painful accident, caused by a piece  of rock dropping and piercing his left  oar. Had Frost's head been two  inches farther over he would have been  instantly killed, but now he only suffers from a fractured lug.  A. M. Whiteside returned this week  from Victoria. He went there as  solicitor for che Standard Copper  company and William Price who were  defendants in action brought against  them by Massam, Laidlaw et. al. to set  aside a mortgage given by the Standard ]  company to Mr. Price and under which  the latter took possession. The action  has been running since January, 1902,  . but before it came to trial last week the  ���   plaintiffs withdrew the case.  ore that did not contain pay values;  thence to face of drift on pay ore, and  we are still continuing to drift on  pay ore.  On the 170 or No. 3 level a drift was  run ISO feet northerly and;, 52 feet  southerly on a -continuous:;bre chute,  with ore in face of both north and  south drifts. We have also done  prospecting work wherever it seemed  justifiable and hope to catch a parallel  lead which we have reason to believe  exists. "These/prospecting crosscuts  amount in all to ' 89 lfeet.*;'The total  amount of drifting and crosscutting  done on the three levels amount to  848, ��� feet, 418 feet of which we have  charged to profit and less and carried  430 feet as an asset, which we think is  right, as the ore in sight justifies it  and that work had to be done to take  in | the, ore out We . also raised 60 feet  from the; No,.:2 level to connect with  No. 2 shaft, following the ore in the  raise and drifting 12 ��� feet to connect  with shaft.  The cost of mining seems to be high,  yet it is not after taking into consideration that the ore bodies are small,  averaging 6 inches, and the rock exceedingly hard, the formation being  large and blocky makes it necessary  when .stripping the ore to take out  about three feet of waste ground.*  " I estimate there are;750 tons of ore  in sight, averaging $100. This estimate is over-conservative, as that has  been the expressed wish of the directorate that we keep everything on a  conservative basis.;'It will not take  any stretch of the imagination; to  double the amount.  "I would recommend that a dividend j)rj:wp_,be_p_assed_as... Jhere���,ought  to be a larger surplus carried, and  would also recommend that a trial of  machine drills be made, either electric  or air, for prospecting, sinking and  development. I do not think the work  can be done much cheaper than by  hand, but much more can be accomplished in the same time."  To furthur confirm the richness and  permanency of the Providence ore  veins the parallel lead which Mr.  Mcintosh refers to was encountered  this week. It is fully 12 inches wide  with eight inches of solid ore of even  a higher grade than that in the other  veins. This immeasurably.adds to the  value of the property, and as this lead  was cut at the 175 foot level it is certain  to go down.  Taking everything into consideration it is difficult to find a counterpart  of the story of the Providence in  mining history. It is one of a number  of high grade properties right at our  doors which for years remained doi-  mant, and there is a strong probability  that neighboring properties when sufficiently developed will equal the Providence as dividend payers. The Elkhorn, the E. P. U. and the Gold. Finch  will soon be added to Greenwood's list  of dividend paying high grade  mines.  Business Locals  Do you use BH-.i Ribbon Tea ?  Pears for preserving at Munroe's.  Apples cheap, get prices at Munroe's  "Hot things,' in stoves at Hunter.  Kendrick.  Wanted.���A good cook stove. Apply  at this office.  Everton taffy, James Smith's Butter  Scotch fresh at Munroe's.  Heating stoves in great variety at  Hunter-Kendrick's.  Just arrived a fresh stock of Lowrtey s  Chocolates at Munroe's.-  Guns, sewing machines and furniture for rent at Second Hand White's.  Just received a new line of iron beds  and cribs. A. L- White 2nd Hand  Store.  Owes His Life to a Neighbor's Kindness.  Mr. D. P. Daugherly, well known  throughout Mercer and Stinner counties, W. Va��� most likely owes his life to  the kindness of a neighbor. He was  almost hopelessly afflicted with diarrhoea! was attended by two physicians  who gave him little, if any, relief,  when a neighbor learning of the serious condition, brought him a'bottle of  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera: and  Diarrhoea Remedy, which cured him  in less than twenty-four hour's. For  sale by J. L, White Greenwbo'd_and  A. F. Thomas Midway.  Tuesday last the annual general meet  ing of the Winnipeg Mines, Ltd., was  held at the mine,"'as'perthe notice sent  out. Richard,,Piewmnn. Hie managing  director, read his annual report, and  the auditor's report was*also presented,  Following.officers arid directors were  elected: President, Jno. Dean, of Rossland; vice president, C. D. Hunter, of  Phoenix, secretary ^treasurer, Richard  Plewman, of Phoenix;, also W. VV.  Gibbs of Portland, R.E. Pie wman and  F. W. Bauer,.Rossland, and J. A. Mor-  rin, of Phoenix.  Ran a Nail Through His Hand-  While opening a box, JVC...Mount,  of Three Mile Bay, N. Y., ran a ten  penny nail through the fleshy part of  his hand. "I thought at once of all  the pain and soreness this would cause  me," he says, "arid immediately applied Chamberlain's Pain Balm and  occasionally afterwards. To, nry surprise it removed all pain and soreness  arid the' injured part's were sqon healed." For sale by J. L. White Greenwood A. F.Thomas Midway.  0&lt0Jk   BOUNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE  "^JS-R*.^ No. 38,1.0.0. F.     *���'*���������  .Meets every  Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in the  I. O. O. F. Hall.    A cordial Iiivl tat ton is ex  tended to all sojourning-brethem.  J. L. White, Fred B. Holmes.  N. G. Rec.-Sec.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Block, Greenwood. B. C.  J, L. White has purchased the drug !  store of Davis Bros., Victoria, and will!  leave here next week, accompanied by I  Mrs. White, to take charge of the ���  business and reside permanently in the I  capital city. The business purchased !  is situated near the new postoffice and j  is one of the best in Victoria. Both  Mr. and Mrs. White are old-time resi j  dents of Victoria. Mr. White hai been ;  an enterprising and successful busi-!  ness man and his many Greenwood ;  friends while glad that his business has ,  extended so rapidly regret his departure ' written regarding the resources of the  from the city.   His drug business here ' Boundary district.  will be continued under the manage I The regular monthly dividend of 2  ment of his brother, R. C. G. White, per cent has been declared by the Pro-  who has been associated with him for , dence company and will be paid on the  several years. ' 25th instant.  Mark F. Madden, this president of  the Providence company, left on Tuesday for Chicago. He is of course more  than satisfied with the splendid showing made by the mine during the year  and his Chicago friends who are interested with him are equall gratified.  Dividends are attractive to investors  and the Providence mine with its regular dividends will do more to induce  further capital to invest in the Boundary than anything that can be  said or  S6-:6&:@@gg-:e*��is&:6:i5-t5  I SCHOOL BOOKS  AND  I SCHOOL Supplies  $"  A  Everything That's Required for the Boi- or  Gift at Schdbi.  UNICES RIGHT.  COLES & FRITH  Successor to J. L. Coles.  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies, Etc.  Eagle HalL  Recently reuovated   and  refurnished,^may be secured for balls,, concerts ,  etc.,  at reasonable rates  Apply to ���������������:'��� - : '���'-:    :    :  C. W. WILSON,   Secretary.  <��>��><.��x.-i*><.<<*��s*<',j~;*mj^  ��� ;. *.���;���������.'   A  BICYCLE AnD  MACHINE REPAIRS.  | SKATES SHARPENED. J  1 PAINTING AND       ,1  SIGN WORK. $  ^ Copper St,    Greenwood. I  *"������.:/������ .*.:���*;'���'. :x  ��;.*'{<h;'h2h{.m{.m{m;.<^^^  S.BARRYTUIIDL  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWEI.LER.  All work guaranteed   GREENWOOD'  WHEN IN NELSON  STOP AT THE  HOTFL,  ftl  ft  The new manager B. Tomkins  has made it the leading hotel of  the Kootenays.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  Single and  Double  Porcelain and Earthenware  J. L. WHITE  Druggist     -     -    Greenwood  0000000��0000000<KX)000<-��0<>9  in-rfiap wihwmi  Lake Winnipeg Trout  Fraser River Salmon  North Pacific Halibut 1  Halibut, Salmon  and  Kippered Herring  FRESH EASTERN OYSTERS RECEIVED  EVERY FRIDAY.  P. Burns S�� Co  ���  ** ��  000^*00 0000*00��^tt**x����0tta000000��000000*0090000000��**tf.([  The Tailor.  Maker of the kind  of CLOTHES that  Gentlemen Wear.  ��� ������IIMIIIIIIIIIIIII  Opposite Postoffice     j  CoPPgT- St.  Greenwood.  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