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Array legislature  |f1903 Libr*ry  ���J     MAR 16 19 04  Vol-. 8.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1904.  No. .28  -COMPANY, LTD.-  KEEP THE FEET  The 20th Century Shoes  THE 20th CENTURY SHOES for men ifford  ease, comfort and economy. This season we are  well supplied with all grades and styles. The foi/  lowing are a few of the leaders:  ENAMELED Bals and Oxfords, dull Call uppers, perfectly smooth  inside, latest shape*���fit and finish guaranteed.  CALF. Velour and Box Calf Bals and Bluchers. Finest examples of  style and wearing qualities combined.  OXFORDS. Vici Kid, Goodyear welt but light. Smooth inside-  no tacks or wax thread���better, than hand sewed.'. '  YOUTHS' OXFORDS. Vici Kid with extension sole.  Handsome shape and serviceable.  "T. Dr SPECIALS  FOR ROUGH WEAR. Chrome Tan���Viscolized and thoroughly water-proof. Congress or Lace $2.00. Congress or  Blucher Cut $3.00,    Big values for stneltermen.  ���FO/?./i30KS.yMcCready's "Dry Fut" Shoes for boys are simply  THE BEST. Made of solid leather, viscolized and absolutely  waterproof.  ''-' ^OUR NEW UMBRELLAS cARE IN..;.  THE  BIG  STORE  -*-&-&--&4$->'���-MC-'^HSH& $ -3-^*-^*^<MS->*i----S4><C'>*���4>*C-^^  ��� ���     ��  i   ���!���  Y  I  V  x  X  COMPANY,,  LIMITED  For the Next Two Weeks  we will sell  Clothing* Hats, Shoes and Underwear at |  Less than Actual Cost  to make room for our new spring goods which have  $  already commenced to arrive,   ,.���..���.,.,.. ���..,������-._;... ....-^  In Ladle's Bals, Buttons and Oxfords we can save %  you money, as we are closing out our entire stock of $  Ladies' Goods,  t  t  Y  If you wish a Genuine Bargain it will pay you to   X  look over our stock before purchasing elsewhere. x  ���-V-w*-*'****-***^'****^  V  9  MR. HILL  SAYS SO  Only Waiting For Weather  Conditions  On the Phoenix: Branch of the V. V.  & E. Railway.  Indications that the Great Northern  people are anxious to build the Phoenix  branch of the V., V. & E. railway have  been apparent the entire winter past.  But railway promoters rarely claim to  be anxious to spend their money solely  in the interest of the people, and so do  not expect to become objects of public  charity to any great extent. In the execution of their plans they must be  constantly on their guard against  holdups by property holders all along  the proposed lines, henee the secrecy of  movements.'    :.'.*.  As regards the Phoenix branch it is  believed J. J. Hill's lieutenants have  matters so fully adjusted that there  can no longer be any danger in comibg  out into the open. And now it is given  out by Mr. Hill himself that work will  start as soon as the snow is off the  ground. -according to the promises  made to A. J. McMillan, managing  director of the Le Roi Mining company.  The Boundary mines are still 20 miles  from- the.. railrbaQ,. -which has been  building toward them'ifor a number of  years.   .  Mr. Hill has been sought by both the  mining people and the Northport  smelter people to complete the line, and  at the last meetitigof the Le Roi stockholders held in London Mr. McMillan  reported to them *he promise of Mr.  Hill to beg in the work at once.  What happened to Jones when he  forgot to buy a box of Lillies 'Liver  Pills at White's Drug Store. 2tf  New Goods-New Goods  This week we have opened large ship*>  ments of spring goods* See the follow*-'  ing lines before buying*  Canadian prints light and dark colors & cts yd.  32 inch Canadian prints, fast colors ���������12% cts yd-  ���Best English prints /��> cts yd.  New Ginghams 12% c^ yd*  New Charabrays t5 cts. yd.  New Blouse Cloths.  New Vestings. '  New Matting cloth SO cts. yd.  Call and see the new goods for Spring and Sum*  mer, at new prices.  RENDELL & CO.   j  School Trustee Meetin?.  The new board of School Trustees  for the city of Greenwood held their  first meeting Saturday evening. There  were present Truste :s Johnson and  McArthur.  The following bills passed at the  previous meeting of the old board, were  confirmed: T. M. Gulley, $185 97; A.  G. Lachapelle, carpenter, $21.05; Rtts-  sell-Law-Caulfield Co., $25.10; E. W.  Bishop, $28.45.  Communications were read from  McLeod & Brown, and Hallett & Shaw,  re matter of old board of trustees vs. A.  B. McNeil. The former presented a  claim of $27.50 costs of suit, and the  latter was inquiring the intention ofthe  board as to appeal. As this was a  matter in which no'provision had been  made financially, and as the estimates  tor-extraordinary expenditures, under  which head the case conies, do not provide for it, the whole matter was referred back to the city council.  The following bills were passed for  payment: Cameron & Huff, ��3.00;  White Bros., $3.50; Smith & McRae,  $5.00; A. G. Davis, $4.00.  The following resolution was passed:  Whereas, the legislative grant is  based on the average actual attendance, and  Whereas, the teachers complain of  irregular attendance, and in .-iomccases  total absence, be it  Resolved, that the council be petitioned to appoint a truant officer, under  instructions from the trustees.  It was decided to hold regular meetings hereafter on the first Saturday in  each month.  CITY COUNCIL  In Regular Weekly Session���Matters  of Interest Cousidered.  The city council of the corporation of  Greenwood met in regular session Monday night, with Mayor Nadeu, Aldermen Caulfield, Parker, McNeill, Clerk  Taylor, Solicitor Myers-Gray and Engineer Johnson present.  Minutes of previous meeting read  and approved.  The report of Engineer Van Buskirk  re city water supply was submitted,  read and referred to superintendent of  water works and chairman of committee on same.  The city engineer reported regarding  difficulty experienced from frozen  mains and labor and expense caused  thereby.  A communication from Hallett &  Shaw in the matter of the lawsuit with  Mr. McNeill, for alleged breach of contract, brought by a former board of  school trustees.Twth reference to appeal  of the case, read and referred to city  solicitor, and bill of costs from McLeod & Brown in same case, laid over  till legal advice is had.  The matter of enforcing ordinance  as to roaming horses and cattle was  discussed, but action deferred. But it  is the intention of the council to protect.citizen" sfrom depredations of this  nature.  It was reported to the council that  unauthorized parties were cutting wood  on the city's farm. After discussion  it was decided to look into the case, and  to call for proposals to rent the farm  to the best highest bidder.  A communication from the .board of  school trustees asking for the appointment of a truant office under instructions from the trustees, was read aud  referred. Teachers had complained of  lax attendance.  A committee was appointed from the  board of aldermen to meet**a committee  of citizens from Anaconda re water  question. These committees, at this  writing, are conferring.  The finance committee reported the  following bills correct:  Fire department S   1 95  S. M. Johnson    32 00  Electric Co  144 25  Cameron & Huff      3 00  C. J. McArthur      4 00  B. C. Times       27 50  A. G. Lachepelle    33 70  H. A. King & Co      1 00  and confirmed the  payment to Engineer Van Buskirk of $150.  All That Was Claimed For It.  " Mont1 ay~"evening" the" theatre "was  packed, even standing room was at a  premium, to see Mil'er's motion photography. The entertainment was an  improvement on anything of the kind  ever shown here. There was not one  among the large crowd present but  what left the theatre well pleased for  the time and money spent.���Republic  Record.  Will appear at the Auditorium Friday evening, March 18. Prices 50  cents, children 25 cents.  Greenwood, B. C, March 5, '04  Pubmshbk Boundary Crkkk Times,  Sik:���I wish to correct a mis-statement made iu your issue of March 4th,  regarding the "Bruce" deal. The  "Bruce" was located in 1894 liy Messrs.  Wallace and Symons, but their records  never lapsed nor was the claim eyer relocated aftei wards. All interests were  acquired by purchase.  Your truly,  J. C. Haas.  SEW MINING-:  COMPANY  Nellie    Cotton   Group   of  Claims  Chicago Men Have Organized a Strong  Company.  Information has been received that  the Chicago-Phoenix Mining company  has been organized in Chicago, for the  purpose of operating the Nellie Cotton  group of claims, about five miles from  this city. The cipital of the new company is stated- to be $500,000, and-the  members are understood to have suffi-  cien t funds to proceed with the develop-  ment of the group on a considerable  scale, which will be done as soon as  spring opens.  The Nellie Cotton gtoup consists of  the Nellie Cotton and Mystic mineral  claims, which are located south of the  Knob Hill mine. At one time they  were under bond for $5000 and considerable development work, was done.  Most of the work was done on the  Nellie Cotton, where there is' a* good  showing of phyrrotite ore. : A machinery plant is to be installed, and H. J.  Cole of Spokane .is said to be the manager of the new company. Last year  ���Mr. Cole examined' the' group,':as did  Cbl.;: W. M; ^Kidpath-and f r-'C.^aas.;  mining engineer ; of Spokane, and on  the strength of these reports the properties were secured by J. E. Eyerhart,  W. D. Everhart.and Mark Sands,of  Chicago, who, it is said, have formed  the new corporation for the purpose of  working the claims. Mining men. in  this section have had a favorable opinion of the Nellie Cotton, and.the negotiations for the acquirement of the  group have extended over a considerable space of time on account of some  flaw in the title that had to be straightened out first.  Liberal discunts on all winter under  wear at Huuter-Kendrick's.  Attendance at Public Schools.  Complaint is made by the teachers  of the Greenwood public school that  the attendance of the pupils is irregular, and that some steps should be  taken to compel better attendance.  Following is the attendance for Feb'y:  Boys Girls Total Av'ge  Division 1    -    25       27 52 43  Division 2   -    22       15 37 28  Total      47       42 89 71  As the yrovernment grant is based on  the average attendance, this showing  is considered bad, and an effort will be  ma-de to induce parents and children to  improve these figures.  Wanted.���Cook Stoves and Furniture at Clint's, opposite Pacific Hotel.  Just arrived, a choice assortment of  candies.       Chocolates a specialty, at  Galloway Bros,  Nasty Mess in Phoenix.  Phoenix, March 8.���Last Saturdiy  Mayor Rumberger, on the application  of three aldermen, called a special  meeting of the city council for yesterday, the object being to get-the chief  of police, C. H. Flood, to resign, as  well as the police magistrate, W. R.  Williams.  The case grew out of a charge made  by a member of the tenderloin last  week against the chief, which was aired  in the pqlice coiirt. The women were  given ;< lecture by the judge, and here-  served his decision until he could confer with the board of police commissioners. This was done the same  evening, and the chief of police was ex-  onorated. The board,.of police commissioners consists of the mayor, .the  police magistrate and Aid. Birnie.  The latter did not concur iu the decision of the police board.  At the special meeting of the council  held yesterday the six members, consisting of Alderman Boyle, Delehay,  Birnie, McDonald, Porter and Marshall,  unanimously a committee to await on  the police board and secure the dismissal of Chief Flood, and to request the  police magistrate to resign as such and  as a member of the police board.  Every uieinberof the council supported  the resonltion, and it is given out that  they will resign in a body at the regular meeting of the council to be held  tomorrow evening, unless their wishes  are complied with.  D'Phe Tulanieen hotel and the store of  the A. E. Howes Co. were destroyed by  fire at Princeton, *B. C, recently, incurring a loss of 530,000 or more. The  Similkameen Star lost its subscription  book. The Star's delinquent subscribers need not rejoice at this, for their  sins will find them out. BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  TALKING RAILROAD.  Great Mining Enterprise Sorely in  Need of Transportation Facilities  ���Between $2,000,000 and $3��-  000.000 Already Exrended.  from  mill.  extending for  Last week Chas. A. Andrus and  Monroe   Harmon   drove up   the  Similkameen  valley   to   Hedley,  B. C, and had a conference with  N.   K.   Rogers,   the manager of  the celebrated Nickel Plate mine,  and through the courtesy of that  gentleman were taken over much  of the property, says the Palmer  Mountain  Prospector.      For the  extent of work done, the machinery installed   and  the amcunt of  money expended there is no mine  in the country so little known as  the Nickel  Plate.    We have not  the space to devote to particulars,  but it can  be  said that no property on   the   coast   is in better  shape either as regards development or  the  improvements connected therewith.     Several miles  of tunnels,   drifts and  other underground  work   represents   the  development..   There  are  thousands of  tons of high  grade ore  blocked out.     Then there is an  electric railway that runs  and into the mine to the  There is  a  flume  several   miles   conveying   water  that is used  for   power.    A 40  stamp mill is set up.     There are  several enormous cyanide tanks  in place.    The buildings covering  a large space of ground are most  substantially built.    All the machinery, piping and material has  been   hauled   in   by teams over  mountain roads  from Pentictou.  Everything is almost in readiness  to commence operations, and yet  the  long  aud   expensive wagon  haul   for ores  and concentrates  stare  the company in the  face,  with the prospect .of eating up a  large proportion of  the profits.  All this work1 and outlay represents the expenditure of between  52,000,000 and S3,000,000.  But it is not the great mine itself that is of such interest to this  locality, as the prospects of a  railroad that is almost certain to  result from it. At the mercy of  freighters under present conditions, and being compelled to pay  out a large proportion of the value  " of the mine producHu hauling to  a railroad, the Nickel Plate company realizes the necessity of  direct railroad communication  with the.outside smelters. The  development of the mine has proceeded largely on the promise of  the building"of the V., V. & E,  road, and as that company is  slow of materialization the Nickel  Plate people propose to take the  problem in their own hands and  build a line down the Similkameen valley to connect with the  Great Northern system. So far  as financial ability is concerned  such a line would be a small item  to the combination behind the  Nickel Plate, and that something  will be done'towards carrying out  that project this year there can  be no question, unless the V., V.  & E* steps into the breech. Mr.  Rogers, who is a railroad, as well  as mining*, engineer will make a  trip through this country as soon  as the snow goes off, and make a  personal investigation of the  route, and from that visit we expect to hear a favorable report  upon the project.  K. V. R. R. AMBITIOUS.  fflRffiSiWgB^^  fflt-j-'-rTffliw.i'ffir*'-^^  SHOES AND DI��S  RUSSELL, LAW, CAULFIELD, Co., Ltd.  AGENTS, GREENWO'OD.   ���������::,*m-��^  Applying* to Dominion Parliament for  Right to Extend Its Line.  Macdonell & Boland, solicitors,  Toronto, gave notice that the  Kettle Valley Railway company,  which already possesses a charter  authorizing it to build a line  from Grand Forks to Franklin  camp, will apply to the Dominion  Parliament for authority to continue its road frpm the latter  point to Spence's Bridge on the  main line of the C. P. R.  The route is described as follows: "From a point fifty miles  up the north fork of Kettle river  (Franklin camp,) thence northerly by the most feasable route to  Fire valley, thence north-westerly following the general course  of Fire valley to Vernon, thence  westerly to Nicola, thence horth-  westerl}-- to Spence's Bridge; also  from a point on the line so to be  constructed at or near the junction of the east fC-k and west  fork of the Kettle river in a generally north-easterly direction to  Franklin camp, thence to Killar-  ney (on Lower Arrow lake) by  the most feasable route; and to  increase the capital stock and the  bonding power of the said company.  MINERAL ACT  1896.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "Caledonia" and ''Gold Dollar Fractional"  mineral claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located :  On Horse-shoe Mountain, Main  Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICEthat we Alex. Waddell, E.  Sullivan and M. McMynn, Free Miner's Certificate Nos. B80,266; B80,26=, and B80.1S2 re-  sportively, intend, sixty days from '.lie dute  hereof to apply to the Mininir Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims. <  Ar.d further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 7th day of September, A.D., 1903.JQ  II IK iS $2 ft  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  HIGHLAND MAY,   THUNDER    HIL,*", and  GOLDEN NUGGETT Mineral Claims situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District.     Where    located:     On    Horseshoe  Mountain uear Silver Dollar Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I,  Sydney M. Johnson,  Free   Miner's   Certificate     No.      B41751,    intend sixty   days from the date hereof, to apply  tothe   Mining   recorder for a certificate of Im.  provemeiits,   for   the   purpose  of   obtaining- a  crown Grants of the above claims  And further take  notice that action,  under  section 37,  must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of November. A. D. 1903.  ApiA--..,_,^.-..=,..���_..^l^JJ'NEYM^ JOHNSON.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  Gem, Big Bend' and Morena Fractional mineral claims, situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located:    In Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, l**aac H. Hallett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS0140, for myself,  and as agent for  George R. Naden, Free Miner's Certificate No.   B416s5,   and   Edmund   H.  Mortimer, Free Miner's Certificate No. B80224,  intend,     sixty       days      from      the      date  hereof,   to   apply   to    the    Mining   Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants to the above  claims.  Aud further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is*  suance of such certificates of improvements,  Diited this 10th day of December, 1903.  I. H. HALLETT  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  CITY    CF    PARIS   Mineral    Claim,   situate  iu     tlie      Greenwood     Mining    Division  of Yale District;   Where located:   On Wallace Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80140, 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.  Aud further take notice that action, Under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of September, A. D., 1903.  Jan. 15 I. H. HALLETT.  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT  sixty days after date we intend lo apply  10 th ��� Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following described lauds: Commencing at the northwest  corner of lot No. 2036; thence west along north  boundary of lot No. 849; thence to the cast line  of lot No. 3337; thence north along east line of  lot 2337, to the southwest corner of lot 2336;  thence cast along south line of lot No. 2330, to  the northwest corner of lot No. 848; theiiee  south along west boundary of lot No. 848, to  point of commencement, containing about 147  acres.  ROBERT HAMILTON  SAMUEL   G.  STOOKE.  .  Dated the first dav of January, 1904.  MINERAL   ACT.  NOTICE  Notice, is hereby given that the business of  the Greenwood Liquorcompanv has been purchased by James McCroath, who will continue  the business under the same name. AH debts  due by the Greenwood Liquor qoinpany up to  the Istof January, 1904, must be presented to R.  Grieger, bv whom the same will be paid, and  all debts due to the Greenwood Liquorcompanv  to the same date must be piid to tlie said R.  Grieger.  Dated this 7th dav of Jantiarv, 1904.  witness ' R. GRIEGER  H.   C. SHAW JAS. McCREA TH  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To PETER McBRIDE, Pioneer Hotel, Greenwood, B. C.  You are hereby required to tako notice that  wc, tlie Undersigned, 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 iu Providence  Camp in the Greenwood Miuing Division of  Yale District and your are hereby required  to contribute your proportion of such assessment and of the costs of recording the Certificate of Work, together with the costs of advertisement, amounting in all to $35.62% which you  have tc pay.  If you fail or refuse lo contribute the last mentioned sum of S3S.62K asa foasaid jour interest  iu tee said miueral claim shall, at the axpi ration  of ninety days become vested iu us, yourco-own  ers, under {he provisions of the Mineral Ac  aud amending acts.  Dated this lllh day of September 1903.  * " HughMcKee  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Granite Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood   Mining  Division of  Yale   District.  Where located���In Skylark camp, joining  the Smuggler mineral claim.  TAKE-NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson,  acting as agent for M..H. Kane, Free Miner's  Certificate  No.' B80171,  and I. B." Breslauer,  Free     Miner's      Certificate     No       B SS286,  intend,    sixty   days   from  the    date   hereof  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificated of Improvements, for th.t purpose of chaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that section 37, must  be commenced before the issuance of such: Certificate of Impiovemeuts.    '  Dated this 25th dav' of January, 1904, A. D.  apl.    }.-���-.:.   ).-.     SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements*  ���    NOTICE.  '������'':* ������''; --"���'  "Alma" and "Scorpion" mineral claims,  situate in the Greenwood Miuing division of  Yale disfrict. Whero located : At Camp  McKinuey joining the Pendre mineral  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that Sydney M. Johtison,  acting for Philip B. S. Stanhope free miner's certificate No. B55487, intend, sixtjr pa}*s  from the date hereof, lo apply to the Mining recorder for a certificate of Improvements,.for  the prrpose 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 30th day of January A. D., 1904,  Sidney,M. Johnson.  <-r->l.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  In thk Matter okthbEstateofB. Hakvey  Beach, Late ok the Mother Lode Mine  in the Distkict  ok Yai.e,   Carpenter.  NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to the  '���Trustees and Exectito.is Act," that all  creditors and others having claims against the  estate of the said B. Harvey Beach, who died on  or about the 19th day of J une, 1902, are required,  on or before the 2slh March", '1904," ttf send by  post prepaid or deliver to Messrs. Hallett &  Shaw, at their office in thcRendell Block, in  the City of Greenwood, Solicitors foi Andrew  Satcr, the administrator of thecstaeaiid effects  of the said icccased, thuir christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, the full particulars of their claims, the statement of their  accounts, and the nature of the*securities, if  any, held by them.  And further take notice that, after such last  mentioned date, the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of tile deceased  iLinoiigthe parties en titled thereto,having regard  only to the claims of which he shall then have no  lice, and that the seid executor will not be liable  for the said assets or any part thereof to any  person or persons of whose claim notice shall  not have been received by him at the time of  such distribution.  Dated this 25th day of February, 1904.  Hallett & Shaw,  Solicitors for the said Administrator.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ���RICHELIEU" Mineral Claim, 6itua��,   j the  Greenwood  Mining  Divisici of Yale Disr  trict.   Where located :   On Nclse Creek on  West Fork of Kettle River.  AKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett  as agent for Wellington II. Craig,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B80223. and  William Wellington Craig,FreeMiner'3Certifi-  cate No. BS0222, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Rccorde  for a certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining crowngrant of the ab��ve  claim.  And  further take notice that actiou, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated the30th day of October. A. P. 1903.  Jan. 30 I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "GLOBE" mineral claim situate iu the Green-  wood   Mining   Division   of   Yale   District.  Where located: on Horseshoe Mountain, on  Main Kettle river.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac.H. Hallett, as  Agent   for   James   Anderson,    Free   Miners'  Certificate No. B753S9, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply tc the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  Ami fiutlier take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Impiovemeuts.  Oated this 12th dav of December, A. D.; 1903.  iu(!h25J " I. H. HALLETT.  ' THE������=���=���  %  IF ITS GOOD WE HAVE IT  DROP IN AND SEE US  CORNER COPPER AND GREENWOOD STREETS  *^k^x<<-m-:~x-^-J">m~:"X~:'��x->':"X-:"  ���<tt^rt*^W~X~X"X��X'<r?W*~>  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  MAY DAY, DEER TRAIL, AND DIAMOND  JOE Fractional Mineral -mains, situate in  the   Greenwood  Mining Division   of Yale  District.    Where located:   Between   Greenwood and Summit camps.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent   for Jane   Russell,   Free   Miner's  Certificate   No. B5E293, Wellington Eisou, Kree  Mlr.er's    Certificate    No.    U5S323,   ai:J    Evan  Parry,       Free       Miner's       Certificate      No.  U80121,        intend sixty days from  Hie date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above .lainis.  And further take notice that actions, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of November, A.D. 1903.  *Mar4 I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  ���'Alice" and "Phoebe" Mineral Claims situate  in the Kettle Ktiver Mining Division of Yale  District. Where Located: Near to Baker  Creek.  Take Notice that we, David McBr.de.James  (... McMymi and M. McMvnn. Free Miner's  ilorlificate Nos. 1141.825; U4*l,%4 aud B54902 respectively, intend, sixty days trom the date  hen f, to applyto the Milling Recorder for  Ccrtific. tes ollmprovenients, for the purpose of  obtaii. ng Crown Giant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,   uuder-  sectiou 37.  must be commenced  before the is  suance of such Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated this lllh day of July, 1902.  David McBhii>e,  James G. McMynn  M. mcMynn.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  notice.  Bengal and Bristol mineral claims, situate  ir. the Greenwood Milling Division of Yale  District.   Where located:   Iu Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur Murdoch  Whiteside, agent for Henry T. Machiu, Free  M net's Certificate No. B. 80136. intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  theaboveclaims. _���._ ...... .-..-.... ��.��� ._  Aud further take notice tiiat"action; under'  section 37,  must be commenced before the is  suance of such i.'ertiticaleof Improvements.  Dated this 28th dav of Jauuarv. A. D. 1904.  A. M. WHITESIDE.  Notice to Creditors.  In the Matter of the Wifldl-H Up Act aad  Amedlne Acts: ��nd IN THE MATTER of  The Boundary and Beaverton Mining Company, Limited, Non-Personal Liability,  *"T"*HE Creditors of the above named coni-  JL pany are required, on or before the 5th  day of April, 1904, to send their namej and  addresses and the particulars of'their debts or  claims and the names and addresses of their  Solicitors, if any, to William Curtis Sampson,  of The Board of Trade Building, Victoria, the  Official Liquidator of the said company, and if  so required by . notice . in writing from  the said Official Liquidator are bv  their solicitors to come m and prove their  said debts or claims at-? the Chamber Court*  in the Court House, Bastion Square," Victoria,  at such time as shall be specified in such  notice, iu default thereof they will be excluded  from tlie benefit of any distribution made before such debts are. proved. ....  Tuesday, the 19th day of April, 1904, at 2.30  o'clock iu the afternoon, at the said Chamber  Court, is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims.  .  Dated this 1st day of March, 1904.   :  HARVY COMBE,)  Deputy District Registrar  Ti  TO DAVIO BEATH, HENRY SHIELDS, or  to any person or persons to whom they  may  have   transferred    their   interest   in    the  Paymaster  mineral  claim,  situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yaie district.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  the sum of $100 for surveying the above mentioned claim and 3*2.50 for recording the same  for an assessment, such being   required  and  necessary to hold the said claim for the year  ending October 11,1903, under the provision of  the Miueral Act and Amending Acts; aud if at  the expiration of u'uety days from the date of  the   first   publication   of  this   notice   in    the  Boundary Cr��.ok Times, you fail or refuse to  Contribute your   fortiou   of such  expenditure,  nainety, $51.25. together with all costs of advertising,  your  iilerests   in   said   mineral claim  shall becoire   invested   in   me (your co-owner)  upon  filing iu the proper office in that behalf  the affidavit required bv section 4 of the Mineral  Act Amendment Act, 1*900."  Dated this 25th dav of January, 1904.  t>22 ROBERT WOQP,  IIPVERAL ACT.  CerUiii.jte of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Luckv   Boy,"    "Red    Jacket"    and   "Never  Sweat" mineral claims, situate hi   the  Greenwood   Mining    Diyisiou of   Yale District.  Where l.icated:  On Clima Crest, on West  Fork of Kettle river.  AKE NOTICE that Sydney M. Johnson,  _ Free Miner's Certificate No. 1141751 for  self aud as agent for Geo. R. Nadeu. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B4I655: W. G. Gaunce,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 1180205;The British  American Development Co.. Ltd.. Free Miner's  Certificate No. 11711.12. aud F. F. Ketchum, Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. B55.>M,iulcnd. sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for  the puopose of obtaining a crown Grant of the  above claims.  And further  take  notice that  action, under  section 37, must be commenced befo e the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of February, A. D. 1904.  Siduev M.'Johnson.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  In the Matter ok the Estate ok Gkokge  Smith, Late of G.krat. Falls, in the  State   of   Montana,   Carfentkk,   ije-  -^:CUSliD.=---"--^*-^-T--i-.. .:...--. -:*---���^-_  NOTICE is lierebv given, pursuant to the  "Trustees and Executors Act." that all  creditors and others having claims against the  estate of the said George Smith, who died on or  about the 3rd day of December, 1902, are required, on or before the 1st1 day of April, 1904,  to send by post prepaid or delivered to ine at  my office in thcRendell Block, iu the City of  Greenwood, their christian and surname!*-, addresses and descriptions, the full particulars  of their claims, the statement of their accounts,  and their claims, the nature of the securities, if  any, held by them.  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date, I will proceed to distribute the  assets of the deceased among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which I shall then have notice, and  that I will not be liable for the' said  assets or any  part thereof to any person  or  Ecrsous of whose claim notice shall not have  een  received by  me at the time of such dis-  ti ibulioii.  Dated this 1st day of March, 1904.  I. H. HALLETT,  ml-tt Administrator of siid Estate.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Maksiiall,   Marshall   Fraction,    Little  Annib, Little   Bkowx  Miueral   Claims,  situate iu  the Greenwood Mining I'ivisiou  of Yale District.   Where located���In Greenwood   camp,   at   the   head   of   Providence  creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Sydney M. Johnson,  ac iug  as agent   for  Jumes    McNtilty,    Free  Miner's Certificate No. B--5171,Jobu Bresnahau,  Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.  Bs0208,    Daniel  Bresuahan, Free Miner's Certificate "-'<>. B55170,  and Thomas Clark, Free Miner's Certiiicate No.  BS5299, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining recorder for Cert-  Scales of Improvements, for the purpese of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 22ml diiv of Jauuarv, A. I). 1904.  apl SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  WANTED  Special Representative in this  and adjoin iug- territories, to represent and advertise an old established  business house of solid financial standing-. Salary S21 weekly, with expenses, advanced each Monday by  check direct from headquarters. Expenses advanced; position permanent.  We furnish everything.  Address The   Columbia,   630   Monon,  Bldg-., Ciicaijo, IU-  ml-Ot  Spokane Falls & Northern Railway Co.  Nelson & Fort Slicppart Railway Co.  lied Mountain Railway Co.  Washington & G. N. Co,  Van.Yic.&E.Ry.&N.Co.  The only all rail route between points  east, west and south to Rossland Nelson, Grand Forks and Republic. Connects at Spokane with the Great Northern,. Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co., for points east, *we��t" and  south; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson with 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.  IvKAVE  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  (Millers, Grand  Forks)  Republic  9:25 a.  m.  10:15 a.  in.  7:00 a.  in.  11:00 a.  m.  Akrivb  5:45 p. ni.  5:10 p. in.  8:00 p. ni.  4:C0*p. ra  9J5 a. ni.  5:40 p. n\       ,__.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent,  Spokaue, Wasl n  o  BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES  Boundary Ore Shipments*  Granby Mines   Mother Lode ,   B. C. Mine   Snowshoe   Sunset   Oro Denoro   Brooklyn   Morrison   R. Bell   Emma   Winnipeg   Golden Crown   Athelstan and Jack Pot   King Solomon   No. 7   City of Paris   Senator   Elkhorn "...  Providence   E. P. U. Mines and Gold Finch..  Miscellaneous   1900  64 533  5 340  19 444  297  1901  231 862  99 548  47 517  1 731  800  1902.  310 601  141 326  14 727  20 800  8 010  ISO  1 076  2 250  1 200  2 000  3 230  150  560  650  1 040   850  665   325  7 900  785  625  532  172  1903  393 718  130 492  19 365  71 212  15 731  15 537   3 339  "'22937  2 435   5*346  400  993  167  569  1904  113 990  33 066  Week.  11 250  3 840  9 050  780  5 294  2"836  40  1 756  '   200  210  135  120  20  30  20  Total Tons         99 730 *  ^-*}--*^}>*^��-{M^jMgl'*-*>-*SM5*-<'>-*'^-i.''*^  389 000    507 811   682 541  167 672  16 080  >!-i->!*-��!-'*.��-H.!*M{"tM!,'*!��,M  Business Directory.  MEATS, ETC.  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  *    AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC  FRED B. HOLMES,  Agent,    Collector,    Janitor.      Large  warehouse for storing goods.  P.O. Box 25    Residence opp, city hall.  ASSAYERS.  J. G. LANG  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  "Cate Control  Assayer   Leuore   Mine   Mount  Sicker.  Control Assays a Specialty.  Greenwood, B. C.  TAILORING.  WILSON & CO.  Merchant Tailors. Greenwood, Sv  BARBER SHOPS.  GREENWOOD BARBER SHOP.  W. D. Funn, Prop.  Sharp Razors. Clean Towels  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Street.       -     Greenwood, B.C.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETTA SHAW  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries Pubuc.  Cable Address :      hallett."  Codes  j Bedford M'Nelll'i  ) Moreiug a Neal's  (Xeiber"s.^  I. B. HALLETT.  s   Greenwood,  B. C.  H. C. SHAW.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc  Offices: 'Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown. J- P. McI-eod.  ARTHUR NI. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    anb    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & "Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD.   1      1      :      :   B.   O.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  '*       ./lining and Engineering Surveys.  Underground Work a Specialty.  Wood Block (next Customs office.)  GREENWOOD, B. C.  HE ill  0- S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of tlie city.  In the High Grade Belt.  The present situation in the Greenwood high grade belt is looking well.  The E. P. U. and Gold Finch, being  worked jointly are employing 16 men,  who are getting out some good ore. It  is said that a few daya ago ore was en  countered that assayed nearly ten  ounces in gold.  At the Elkhorn work is progressing  as usual, and indications are as promising as ever. About 17 men are  employed at this mine, and another  carload of fine ore was sent to the  Trail smelter today.  The Providence shipped two cars of  ore last week and one this week, the  latter car containing about 30 tons, all  of which went to the Trail smelter.  Heretofore the ore had been sorted,  part going out for treatment, and part  being treated at the local smelter. No  sorting is done now, all the ore going  to Trail. Work of sinking has been  prosecuted all winter at this mine, but  that has been stopped and drifting  commenced. Between 38 and 40 men  are constantly employed.  The Phoenix Storm Atoates-  The disturbances occurring in the  police circles in Phoenix this week, in  consequence of the alleged conduct of  the city marshal, and subsequent action  of the police commission in the matter,  which aroused a whirlwind storm of  public indignation, was partially subdued by the resignation of Marshal  Flood and the members of the police  commission in response to the unanimous demand by the city council. The  resignation of the police judge was at  first insisted on, but for the time being  this point was waived, in the interest  of peace. The time is at hand when  immoral and lawless conduct by persons in authority cannot be overlooked.  Those known to be of questionable  moral charater should never be deemed  fit to administer justice.  MINING NOTES.  Zinc is quoted $5.15���a five cent rise.  Camborne's monthly pay roll is $8000.  Atliu placers are reported to be  yielding $8 per pan.  The pay roll of Rossland mines  amounts to $90,000 a month.  The new lead refinery at the Trail  smelter is now in full blast.  Last week the Payne mine shipped  several cars of its clean iron to the Trail  smelter.  The demand for zinc is increasing.  Most all the business blocks in cities  now use zinc shingles for roofing.  The uses of zinc have doubled in five  years. It is the only metal that cannot  be replaced by some other metal.  The Anaconda mine, in Montana, is  the largest single producer of copper in  the world. Its annual production is  about 100,000,000 pounds.  Lead was quoted higher in London  and New York this week. The metal  was also strong around Port Arthur,  Ping Yang and Chemulpo.  The Waterloo mine at Camp McKinney is turning out gold bricks to  the value of S5000 a month. The ore  averages ��20 and the concentrates S100.  The Calumet aud Heclacopper mine*  in Michigan were opened in 1866, and  have paid S80,000,000 in dividends.  They are now in the hands of a receiver.  The Highland mine at Ainsworth is  working steadily. Two huudred tons  of concentrates arrived at the Hail  Mines smelter last week from that  mine.  Exports of copper from the United  States in 1873 amounted, in value, to  3259,076; in the year 1900 the exports  amounted, in value to 355,285,047.  Osniiriditim and p'.atiimni have been  found  in   the alluvial   gravels  of tlie  Cariboo district. Special appliances  are being installed at the Horsefly to  extract these metals.  The Rathmullen mine in the Boundary, which has been closed down for  about three years, has started up. The  Rathmullen is a good property but was  poorly managed.  G. W. Hughes, manager of the rich  Sunset mine, Slocan, disbursed a dividend of $6000 to the owners last week  This makes the tenth dividend to date  or a grand total of $60,000 in all.  Michigan, Montana and Arizona furnish, practically, all the copper produced in the United States, their combined production being nearly 540,000,-  000 pounds out of a total of 630,000,000  pounds.  Since the year 1860 the highest price  of copper in the United States was 55  cents a pound. This was in July, 1864.  Since the same year (1864)  the lowest  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Spring-field" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Geeenwood Mining- Division cf Yale District. Where located:���In Beaver Creek  Carao.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for James Nnpier Paton, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B621S6, aud Ralph  Smales, Free Miuer's Certificate No. B3552I,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof to  apply to the Miuing Recordorfor a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of-the*abovc claim  And further take notice that action, under  Section". 7,  must  be commenced   beforo   the  Issuance of such Certli-uiie of ImprovernoviJ.  Dated this 3rd day of March. A. D., 1904.  I. H. Hallett.  Corporation of tin City of Greenwood  NOTICE  Proposals to rent the City Farm, known as  the Hall pre-emption, will "be received by the  undersigned until March 25th, 1904, inclusive,  at the oflice of the City Clerk.  G. B. Taylok,  Greenwood, March 11, '04. City Clerk.  NEW I  and the :<  BEST  Just Received���Iron  Beds, Springs, Mat-  trasses, Kitchen,  Dining and Rocking  Chairs. A line line  of Crockery and  Glassware, Lamps,  Cutlery and Plated  Ware  Razors, Pocket Knives,  Scissors and Carving Set?.  Hot and Coal Stoves.  We buy what you have  to sell aud sell what  you have to buy.  0.1.1  Obi  L. WHITE & CO.  Next to National Hotel  price recorded is nine cents per pound.  At that low figure it remained during'  June, July and August, 1894.  At the Miners Union convention held  in Nelson this week, which was composed of delegates from all parts of the  province, and which is now included in  one district, No. 6, W. F. of M., a resolution endorsing tlie Socialist party  and pledging support to any nominee  of the party, in the coming Dominion  election, provided he be a bona fide  working man, was adopted. Another  resolution condemning the report of  the Royal Labor commission, was also  passed.  An Attack of Pneumonia Warded off  "Some time ago my daughter caught  a severe cold. She complained of pains  in her chest and a bad cough. I gave  her Chamberlain's Cough Remedy according to directions and in two days  she was well and able ,-to go to school.  I have used this remedy in my f airily  for the past seven years and have never  known it to fail," says James Prender-  gast, merchant, Annato Bay, Jamaica,  West India Islands. The pains in the  chest indicated an approaching attack  of pneumonia, which in this instance  was undoubtedly warded off by Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.   It couater-  acts .any tendency of a cold toward  pneumonia. For sale by J. L. White  Greenwood and A. F. Thomas Midway.  Just arrived, a choice assortment of  candies. Chocolates a specialty, at  tialloway Bros.  0000000<KX>0<><><><)0<)00<><)��0<>00  I        A PIPE  CINCH  Not a lead pipe cinch; but wc have a.  cinch oil smokers' utensils in Greenwood camp. We carry every kind, from  the hifrh-priced Meercliaum to the low  priced clay dab. Also the finest Irinc  of   Smoking aud Chewing-  Tobaccos.  CIGARS  TO BURN  Full line of the best Imported and  Domestic Cijfars. Try 'em before they  go no in smoke. We do not carry  smokeless cigars.   Drop in and see us.  M. A. KING & CO  Smokers' Outfitters  Coppek St.,    -    GREENWOOD  Oi^OOOOOOOOOO-O-OOO-OOOOOOOO-OO  ">  E. A. SMALL & CO.'S  Royal Brand ....  Tailor made Clothin  READY TO WEAR.  Is not made as ordinary ready made Clothing,  nor are inferior cloths and trimmings employed.  Clothing advertised jis being sold cheap, when  the material and workmanship are likewise  cheap, is dear at any price.  In order to ensure your getting Tailor made  Garments, with good trimmings, a perfect fit,  value unsurpassed, see that' this label is attached to the left hand coat pocket;  ToAoe  MARK  RoyalBrand  CLOTHING  REGISTEREO  ��OOOOO-OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO-OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO-OOOOOOO  ' SEVEN PROSPEROUS YEARS  The Condition of Canada Seven Years Ago, and  the Condition of Canada Today  ������v.-*-.-���*."������  Tlie story of the seven years of fullness is succinctly told in a poster  issued by the Liberal Association of Letlm*., Alberta.   Here it is:  Seven years ago last Juri-* the Conservative government was in  power. Today the Liberals are in power and this is part ot their record  for the seven years past:  Seven years ago our revenue was S36,618,S91; today it is $63,739,271,  or nearly twice as much.  Seven year*? ago we had a deficit of $330,000; this year we had a  surplus of over $13,000,000, or a bcttcrinent of a little over 313,000,000.  Seven years ago our foreign trade was ��239,000,000; today it is  S459,0()0,000", or about twice as much.  Seven years ago the number of homesteads entered during the year  was 1,857; this year it was 31,343, or a little over 17 times as many.  Seven years ago our cattle trade amounted tc 5104,451; this year it  was $11,342,63+, or say eleven times js much.  Seven years ago we exported in oats 5273,861; this year we exported  82,583,171, or over nine times as much.  Seven years ago we exported in flour S718,433: this year we exported  $4,699,142^ or say six times as much.  Seven years ago our Territorial grant was 5267,000; this year it was  S957.000, 01 say four times as much.  Seven years ago our bank note circulation was S31,456,297; this year  it was 560,414,740, or say S2 to SI.  Seven years ago wc exported bacon to the value of 53,802,135; this  year we exported 515,455,174, or about four times as much.  Seven years ago we exported in butter 54,000,000; this year we  exported 57,000,000, or say twice as much.  Seven years ago we exported in agricultural implements $593,464,  this year we exported S2,284,904, or say four times as much.  Seven years rgo our mineral export was 34,419,170; this year it was  S31,064,861, or say seven limes as much.  Seven years ago it took the bonding of three quarter-sections of this  land to buy a bushel of seed grain from the government. This year lots  of this same land sold for one and two thousand dollars.  And last, but not least, seven years ago tons of Tory literature were  strewed over the width and breadth of this land abusing Mr. Israel  Tarte in every way imaginable. This year it is: '���Conic to my arms,  Israel, dear, bid your friends in the Liberal cabinet good-bye."  000000000000 00000000000000 ooooooooooooooooooooocooob BOUNDARY   OHtiEK   TIMES.  ~~ "We  live to eat, and eat to Live" is an old axiom -^5  g-*- but in order to live you must get the best to eat, ~��  TRY   OL/f?  * lis,  u, I) Upu, L  ��       OYSTERS, FISH AND GAME IN SEASON       3  1 The New INDEPDNDENT MEAT MARKET 1  'Phone  No. 20.  The Union Meat Company ��  ^uiaiiiiuaaiiiiiiiiuiiiiniiiinmiiiiiiauaiuiiuiiiiiiiiuaii  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Friday  Duncan Ross _.... Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Year    2 00  Six Months :  1 ZS  To Foreign Countries.  .. 2 50  FRIDAY,   MAKCI1   11,  1TO4  Sometimes the jobbers g-et jobbed. It appears to have been the  case in the great postoffice scandals at the fountain head of libert}*  iu Washington, D. C, as was the  result in a debate in the bouse of  representatives over the passage  of the private pension bills which  brought out the fact that each  representative numbers the pension bills iu the order in which  he desires them passed, and that  the house "goes round" just as  often as it can during the session.  This amounts to four or five  times, so that each representative  gets that many of the bills passed.  The other hundred or two hundred bills that he.may introduce he  knows can not pass, and he is  practicing* deception on the old  soldiers.to lead them to think  that they have chances for an increase.  During his term of office Congressman Loud of California more  thairouce rose on his feet and in  a carefully prepared speech denounced the private pension bill  system: . This is the same congressman who protested against  the management of the postoffice  department. He at last became  so obnoxious to the powers that  were in control of -the postoffice  departments that it is claimed  Macheu, Beavers and the others  collected a fund and with the assistance of the pension attorneys  defeated Loud for reelection. He  became so incensed, it is alleged,  that he appealed to President  Roosevelt, who set the investigation on foot w.hich resulted in the  unearthing of the'vast frauds in  the postoffice department, and  some of the men who are credited  with having collected the funds  for the defeat of Loud are now  facing' penitentiary offences.  Loud was louder than they  thought   for.  The B. C. Copper Co., it is understood, has issued a circular to  its stockholders'announcing- the  abandonment of its plans of consolidating with- the Snowshoe Co.  The plan failed, it is said, because the Snowshoe company did  not meet the requirements* considered essential by the B. C. Copper company. Some take this result to portend a long delay in  the resumption of shipments  from the Snowshoe mine. This  my prove to be the effect, and it  may eventuate in the erection of  another smelter in the Boundary.  Then, again, it may lead to the  cousolidation of the Snowshoe  mine with the Dominion Copper  company aud the Montreal and  Boston Copper company interests.  Large pay-ore bodies which have  been proven are not to lie idle  permanently. This coming summer will witness great changes  in the Boundary, and all for the  betterment of its conditions. Not  oul}' will the smelter problems be  solved, but that of additional railway facilities as well.  It's a cold day when Grand Forks  cannot blow hot air, and yet all  these flouts at the pretty little  village ensconsed at the confluence of the north and west Kettle  waters are not wholly deserved,for  the concern that does not advertise  is, nine times in ten, a failure,  and if there is any virtue :in  "tooting your own horn," surely  that quiet little burg should get  there sooner or later. The latest  sensation wafted thitherward on  her heated zephyrs is certainly inspiring, if only to the unwary.  Now that they have the Kettle  Valley railway built, in their  minds, to Franklin camp, they  see it shooting across country  from that poiut to Spences' bridge  on the main Hue of the C. P. R.  Let tts hope their railwa}*- dreams  may prove realities.  The Grand Forks-Greenwood  stage did not go out last Sunday  morning owing to the badly drifted condition of the roads, which  made them so sidling teams could  notpass'-without taking-desperate  chances of capsizing. Before any  government aid could be secured  to repair the roads an appeal had  to be made through George A.  Fraser,Conservative member from  Grand Forks riding. To the mail  up a tree it would seem that Mr.  McBride is carrying partisanship  to a questionable degree when the  needs of a riding not represented  by one of his supporters is ignored. A government that does not  represent the whole people is a  misfit-in these latter days.  What's the matter with Fernie?  A few days ago a hotel keeper  visiting there lost $600 from his  inside pocket. And next a poor,  defenseless woman was relieved  of $1,800 iu treasure which she  carried concealed under skirts.  We'll just issue a note of warning  to Boundary editors to keep a.\vay  from Fernie.  A great howl goes up regularly about the polygamous mormons, but there is not much said,  about the partnership that exists  between every town and city of  any importance in Cauada and  the bawdy houses.  The postoffice department of  Canada earned a net profit of  nearly $400,000 in the last fiscal  year.  It has beeu decided to hold the  Republican state convention for  Washington at Tacoma, May 11,  when a state ticket will be nominated, and delegates to the national presidential nominating  convention will be elected. It  will be a supreme contest, so far  as the state is concerned, between  the people and the railroad forces.  As all Canadians are painfully  aware, railway influence in  politics and governmental policy  has heretofore proven a potent  factor, and British Columbia  especially will take a deep interest in the political struggle in  Washington now coming on. In  Canada as in the United States  the great question is, shall the  people, or the great railway combines dictate government policies!  The citizens of Grand Forks  are somewhat elated just now  over the showing made by a comparison of postal returns at  Greenwood and its own office,  which they hope will turn the  tide of home-seekers from the  storm-swept east into their gates.  The gross revenue of the Grand  Forks postoffice amounted to the  enormous sum of $175.51 more  than that of this city. Thereby  hangs a boom.  The Myers Creek News, printed at Chesaw, Okanog*an county,  Wash., says that county needs a  railroad, because it has more  square miles than Porto Rico, or  the states of Delaware or Connecticut; that they need a railroad more than a change of  county seat or a railroad commission.  British Naval Estimates.  The British naval estimates for  1904-5 show a net increase of  $12,190,000 over the estimates for  1903-4. The estimates total  $50,270,880 for new construction, of which $3,210,415 will be  devoted to the commencement of  new ships. The admiralty will  devote $9,050,000 to the purchase  of armor. Orders have already  beeu placed for nine submarine  vessels in this year's program.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Naden-Flond Block, Greenwood. 1). C.  ft BOUNDARV VALLEY LODGE  ~'%*W^ No. 38.1. 0. O. F.  Meets every  Tuesday  Evening at 8 00 in  the  I. 0. O. I'\ Hall.    A  cordial invi tntion is ex  tended to all sojourning bretliern.  E. 1'oYLii Smith, Fred B. Holmes.  K. G. Rec.-Sec.  Gained Forty Pounds in Thirty Days  For several mouths our younger  brother had been troubled with indigestion. He tried sever.il remedies  but got no benefit from them. We purchased some of Chamberlain's Stomach  and Liver Tablels and he commenced  taking them. Inside of thirty days he  had gained thirty pounds in flesh.  He is now fully recovered.���Hoi.r,EY  Bros., Merchants, Long Branch, Mo.  For sale by J. L. White. Greenwood,  and A. F. Thomas, Midway.  ��=  THE AGENCY FOR  3  eview 1  S^ formerly held by H. A, King & Co. has been ^2  S~i placed with us by the publishers.    The paper, :r3  2~ as heretofore, will be delivered, immediately ~3  *SZ. the evening of arrival, iu the business portion :r5  g~ of the city at $1.00 per mouth. j~3  S~ REMEMBER that the War Reports are un- irS  S~ surpassed by any daily paper in the world. ���5  S^** Your patronage for the Spokesman Review is r3  g~ repectfully solicited. |~S  I Smith & McRae's, 1  "���~ ~*-^  ST Books. Wall Paper, Photo Supplies.   'Phone 34. :~3  ��r Copper Street,          -          GREENWOOD, B. C. ||  ^iiiiiiiiuiiiiumiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiijauiiUiuuiiiuiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiii  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  RE-OPENING OF  DINING   ROOM ...  The Dining Room has lately beeu refitted and refurnished  and  and will be run in first-class style.  EVERYTHING   IN   SEASON  Meals 35 cents. Special rates to steady boarders  ^TOffOTTMm^^  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  69  Best.  $10,000,000.  Capital, all paid up.-$13,973,560/  President.   Lokd Stratiicona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. Georgk A. Drummond. ��  General Manag-er :   E. S  Clouston.  Branches in London, Eng. MtUVrc��5Sla. f New -York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any partjof the world.  Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.  TiMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmi  !l  ASK OF COMMERCE  With Which is Amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up capital $   8,700,000  Rest      3,000,000  Aggregate resources exceeding'    83,000,000  HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. E WALKER, General Manager |  London Office. 60 Lombard St., E. C.  (���"The Bank has 10* Brandies well  distributed throughout the Dominion and elsewhere, including- the following in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory:  ATTAIN, GREENWOOD,  CRANBROOK,     ���KAMLOOPS. -  DAWSON, LADYSM1TH,  i'ERNIE.  . Branches In the United States:  new york;     san francisco.  Deposits received, exchange bought  business transacted,  NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,  -NELSON,-������- - -VICTORIA-,������-  N.WESTMINSTER, WHITE HORSE,  PORTL,ANO,      SEATTLE,      SKAGWAY)  and  sold  and everv description of   banking i  GREENWOOD   BRANCH,  W. ALLISON, Manager.  Two Dispatches From Baltimore  ��� -WHICH TELL THEIR OWN STOREY���   '���Richard F- Post Avas appointed a receiver for the  Pcabody Fire Insurance Company of Baltimore. The  Company lost $700,000 by reason of the fire and it had  assets of $300,000."  "The Liverpool aud London and Globe Insurance  Company's Baltimore loss one million ($1,000,000.)  Will pay by draft on Home Office, so as not to disturb  American or Canadian investments. Company has  subscribed ten thousand ($10,000) to relief fund.  THE LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE has  over  three  million dollars invested iu Canadian Securities.  When insuring why not be sure of indemnity in case of loss ?  Bealey Investment & Trust Company, Ltd.  GEORGE R. NADEN, Manager  Agents for The Liverpool & London & Globe.    The Phoenix Assurance Company of London, Eng  The British America Assurance Company of Toronto, Ont.  GRAND FORKS,--PHOENIX-GREENWOOD  TAGE LINE.!  Leaves^Greenwood 6 a. m.    Arrives-at Phoenix 7 a.m., Grand Forks 10.30 a.m.  Leaves GrandlForks 3.45 p. ni.. Phoenix 7 p.m.,   arrives in Greenwood 8 p. m.  Fare -Grand Forks JS3.00.     Greenwood to Phoenix $1.00     Phoenix to  Greenwood 50 cents.  Great Northern express rates  made known at office.  J, F. ROYER, Manager, /  BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  CITY'S WATER SUPPLY.  Engineer Van Busklrk's Report On  the Situation  To His Worship the Mayor and  Members or*the Council ok  the City op Gkeenwood.  Gentlemen :  i la considering the question of  water supply for a city or town,  the first and most important point  for consideration is that of the  quality of water that can be obtained.  .The second point is that of the  quantity, and the third should  ordinarily be that of cost.  Now although I am of the  opinion that the second and third  points of the question should always be considered in the above  order, I. am aware that in many  cases it may not be advisable for  a municipality to adhere strictly  to this rule, as such procedure  might result in depriving the  citizens of the benefit of a supply of water;which, although not  the best perhaps in all respects  would still be adequate for present needs, and which might assist the community in health  and growth until it has reached  a;stage where a more ambitious  and perfect system can be undertaken.  Again, it may be taken for  granted that in proceeding with  aiproject which will improve existing works, the money expended  on works which may possibly in  the future be discarded cannot be  considered as wasted so long as  the amount does not greatly exceed, that which would be payable  as interest and sinking fund on  the cost of new and more ambitious works.  fThe city of Greenwood is at  present supplied with water from  Twin Creek. The other available  sources of supply at the present  time are:  :1.   -Lind creek.  2. Eholt creek.  3. Boundary creek.  The present supply, according  to a measurement made by myself and Mr. S. M. Johnson, the  flow of Water during February,  1904, was at the rate of 390,000  U. S. gallons in 24 hours.  The water is taken direct from  the creek to a tank of 225,000  gallons capacity which serves as  ,a_distributing��� reseryoir.__ This,  tank is in bad condition and is so  connected to the supply and force  mains that repairs cannot be  made without depriving the city  of fire protection.  I find that about one-third of  the water flowing in this creek  comes from a branch creek entering the main creek at a distance of about one mile to the  east of the existing intake. The  main creek is undoubtedly badly  polluted by the drainage water of  the City of Phoenix, and I have  no hesitation in advising you that  iu furnishing water to its citizens  from such a source the City of  Greenwood is doing wrong. The  branch creek is not polluted in  any way at present and is not  likely to be so in the future.  :. Lind Creek.���This creek, according to a measurement made  in February, 1904, has a flow of  390,000 U. S. gallons in 24 hours,  and according to measurements  made by Mr. S. M. Johnson, has  a watershed of approximately  one-half more than that of Twin  creek. The water is not polluted  in any way whatever and is likely  to remain pure for many years to  come.  } I am of the opinion that the  flow of water in Twin creek and  Lind creek will at times be considerably less than that shown  by the measurements taken, but  j am also of the opinion that more  w^ter can be  obtained in a dry  At The Present Time IS ^  there is no other   which   will  bring in such   returns as this.  The price of coal has gone up all over the world, the consumption is enormous, to buy in any working, company now costs a small fortune. THE INTERNATIONAL COAL AND COKE CO., is already a shipper and backed  by some of the strongest men in the country, with a conservative estimate of something like Fifty Million of  tons of Coal in sight, is the one to put your money in. Shares which can now be bought at a nominal sum will  reach bis: figures before long:.  I have still a few shares left and when they are gone it will be too late for the small investor to get in,   if  thing which will net you a good income, don't hesitate but buy at once.    First come, first served.    When you  three figures you will then realize that you have indeed missed a chance of a life time.    I  have  also  a small Block of Northwest  Coal, another good thing as well as 3,000 shares of Denoro, this mine is bound to become one of the biggest shippers in the district.  you want some-  see  the price reach  For further information apply to      p4      lAf jVEC-LiAIlNF-E  Opposite the Post Office. GREENWOOD, B. C.  season fromi Lind creek than from  Twin creek.  - The flow of water in Eholt and  Boundary creeks was not measured, but I am of the opinion that  a very large quantity of water  can be obtained from Eholt creek,  and that a much larger quantity  than is ever likely to be required  by the City of Greenwood can be  obtained from Boundary creek.  - The quantity of water required  for domestic purposes in American cities aud town is approximately one hundred U. S. gallons  per head of population, while that  required in European cities aud  town is in the neighborhood of 40  gallons per head. The quantity  used in American cities can and  is being reduced by persistent effort on the part of officials and  by the use of metres on services,  nevertheless it seems to be almost impossible to cut the rate of  consumption to that of the European cities and towns.  I therefore have no hesitation  in recommending you to provide  for a consumption of one hundred  U. S. gallons per head of population.  It does not seem possible to estimate the future growth in population of the City of Greenwood.  There will no doubt be some  growth during the next three or  four years, consequently I have  jissumed that in that time you  will require to supply three  thousand people or double your  present population. I think this  is a safe assumption and probably  the number is much too large.  Assuming a population of 3000  and a consumption of 100 U. S.  gallons per head, you will therefore require 300,000 U. S. gallons  of water in each twehty-four  hour6.  The above quantity, according  to measurements taken, can be  obtained from Lind creek, and in  case of shortage iu a very dry  season which may aud probably  will come, an additional quantity  can be obtained by means of a  small flume from the branch of  Twin creek hereinbefore referred  to; so that I am inclined to ad-  Arise you that you will have  enough water from Lind creek,  Continued on pajfe six.  Reductions from  2 5 to 50 per  cent will be made  on Every Piece  of China during  February  G0LBS & Fi  Successor to J. L. Coles.  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies, Etc.  s^.Si��^:-g-��i33gi��:-��aaasas��'-*3:-��'����is  THE:^  Copper Street.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  ��2?  MEALS  AT  AI.L^HOUKS  PHlVA'fB  ROOMS  FOR  I.AD1KS.  TRY  OUR   COFFEE  *  Charles R. ^ittock,  ^rop'r.  The Best Remedy for Croup       |  This is the season when the woman  who knows the best remedy for croup is  in demand in every neighborhood.  One of the most terrible thing's iti the  world is to be awakened in the middle  of the night of the night by a whoop  from one of the children The croup  remedies are almost as sure to be loot  in case of croup, as a revolver is sure lo  be lost in case of burglars. There used  to be an old fashioned remedy for  croup, known as hive syrup, but some  modern mothers say that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is better, and  does not cost so much. It causes the  patient to "throw up the plegm"  quicker, and gives relief  in        a shorter time.       Give  this remedy   as soon   as   the  croupy  cough appears and it  will prevent the  attack. It never fails and is pleasant  and safe to take. For sale by J. L.  White Greenwood and A. F. Thomas  Midway.  WHEN IN NELSON  STOP AT THE  The  Vienna   Baker  Having purchased and consolidated the  Vienna aud Frazee bakeries, I am prepared to furnish  BREAD  at the old prices, notwithstanding the  raise in prices elsewhere. I will give  you g'ood service having had long experience in the business.  y     Silver Street,  y      Greenwood, B. C.  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  >   )  PORTMAN  & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, m...t  It! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  Greenwood JLJquor G  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN CHOICEST BRANDS OF  WINES,   LIQUORS   AND  CIGARS  Sole Boundary  Agents for  Pabst Brewing Co's Celebrated Milwaukee Lager Beer  Also Manufacturers of all kinds of Carbonated Beverages  DRINK IRON BREW, a Life Preserver  JAS. McCREATM, PR��P  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  All the Mining Necws  is recorded in The Times.  &&os>&##av&ti$&%tia?o&v&v&&s&2&*9&&<ie��to4&Q��o*f&&'i><f0#Q&&6*  The new manager B. Tomkins  has made it the leading hotel of  the Kootenays,  Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111.  AGENTS  MINING    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT    PURCHASED   OR DEVELOPED.  ��  ��  a  9  ��  ��  ��  a  a  e  a  ��  a  a  a  a  a  a  *  a  e  *  a  a  ��  a  a  * a BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  CITY'S WATER SUPPLY.  Continued from pa^e five.  and the unpolluted branch of  Twin creek, for the present and  in all probability for several years  to come.  I am of the opinion that, should  the City of Greenwood grow to  any considerable size, the citizens  must look to Boundary creek as a  source of water supply. It may  be possible to obtain enough water  for a town of large population  from Eholt creek, but the chances  of pollution appear to be very  much greater for this creek than  for Boundary creek.  The procuring of a water supply from either of these creeks  would involve a large expenditure  of money,-and in view of th.e fact  that water can be obtained from  Lind creek at a very small comparative expenditure, I have concluded to recommend the construction of works required to render  this supply available.  The works required to supply  water for domestic and fire service from Lind creek will be as  follows:  1. A tank or storage basin of  sufficient capacity to furnish  water for extinguishing fire.  2. A pressure main from the  storage basin to the distribution  system. The pipe should be of  sufficient size to deliver enough  water under pressure for at least  two hydrant streams.  3. An extension of the distribution system. This pipe should  be of sufficient size to deliver  enough water under pressure for  at least two hydrant streams.  3. An extension of the distribution system into the Anaconda  addition to meet the pressure,  pipe from the tank or storage  basin. The pipes used in making  this extension must have capacity  to deliver the quantity of water  required for two hydrant streams,  aud any pipes already in the distribution system which are in the  line of connection between the  center of the business section of  Greenwood and the Lind creek intake should be capable of furnishing the above quantity.  The pipe from the storage  basin or tank to the distribution  system should be at least seven  inches in diameter and will be  2f>00 feet in length. The main  from Lind creek to the intersection of Silver and Dundee streets  should be not less than seven  inches in diameter and will be  4400 feet in length.  The details of construction of  storage basin, etc., I have discussed with Mr. S. M. Johnson  and I am satisfied that he will be  able to give any information that  you may require.  The proposed addition to the  water works system of the city of  Greenwood will give the city a  duplicate supply system and will  enable you to make repairs or alterations to either system without  danger.  The two supply systems will  furnish sufficient water in the  business section of the city to permit of live thoroughly efficient  fire streams being used at the same  time.  The estimate of cost of work  proposed, made by S. M.Johnson,  M. E., is attached hereto. I advise getting tenders for delivery  of pipe at as earl}' a date as pos-*-*  sible, as pipe can usually be procured at lower prices at this time  of year than later.  I have the honor to be, gentlemen,  Your obedient servant,  '  W. F. VanBuskirk,  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Rossland, B. C, March 1st, 1904.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO (  City Engineer Johnson's report, containing an estimate of  the cost of improvements, totals  about $11,000  Liberal discojnts on all winter under  wear at Hunter-Kendrick's.  Wanted.���Cook  Stoves aud Furniture at Clint's, opposite Pacific Hotel,  Miners' Union Election.  The result of the election of officers,  Greenwood union, No. 22, W. F. of M.,  on Saturday was as follows: President,  J. A. Ritchie; vice-president, Chas. "E*.  Bothwell; Warden, G. M. Barrett; conductor, Dan McGillis; Trustees, Wm.  Mclntotniney, Dan McGillis, A. D.  Embree, James Drum and M. McMillan.  Ernest Mills was elected secretary by  acclamation.  cLlO O  Is in nine volumes and contains a  cleat", vivid and accurate account of  all nations from earliest time to the  present-  It is divided conveniently into periods  and so enables the reader to com''  pare the events of different nations.  It contains maps of all countries, Race  Charts, Chronological Tables and is  well indexed.  Payable at $3.00 a Month.  ORDER AT ONCE  Gee  Publishing   Co.  Phoenix Building,    Minneapolis, Minn,  ���iy*H><>0000<>0��<>00��0<><K>00000<>0---^^  In our 3oi* Printing Department ���be highest of Hrfisfic Skill is Displayed  Call usupon*.**  End let us figure  on your  *������������  ���n  Cbe Best Quality of Stock  always on band*.  Ro Job too Large  ....Hone too Small  me are Rere to serve Von * * * CUby not &m us a Crial y  BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  ���&-**\/rf-A^-**W--*W--*\-*r-'W "*\/-**'vV-*->*r-*>*/*'\��/***'WJ!t  STOOKB BROS  Having something' else  in   view  offer their well known  For Sale  \ J706 Acres  ISO acres suitable fo:' cultivation  balance'pastures and rang-e.  100 foot hay and   cattle   sheds.  First class fencing.  Extensive   Hog  pasture���creek  . running thro���well fenced���pig  proof.  Young Orchard just comine into  bearing stock at option of purchaser.  50-acres Timothy-Clover-Brome  Grass.  , Barns all, floored���chicken  root houaei.  and  Current prices paid ranchers for  - dressed meats, etc.   Pork 8 to  10c.    Beef 8 to 10c.    Eggs 35  to 60c dozen.    Butter 35c lb.  Oats 50c bushel,   wheat $1.00  bushel.  There's Money in Ranchinj at the  above prices���you can't get away from  it. There Is no section so well adapted  to stock raising or . fruit growing (as  Boundary Creek) that produces so little  of what it consumes. Market at your  door: The" Freight Is yours.  The Boundary for the  rancher is an empire of  its own.  Our market is protected on the East by.  . the C- P. R-, on the south by the Custom , _  House, on the West and North by Land 1  \  limited and undeveloped.  For further infoimation see:  ���   1  >   Five Miles North  of   Midway.   B.   C.   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The following resolution has  been passed by the Victoria Board  of Trade:  Whereas, by the decision of the  Alaskan Boundary Commission,  the title of the United States to  the western coast of the continent  north of Portland Canal, has  been confirmed, whereby a strip  of foreign territory has been interposed between the sea and the  Yukon territory and the northern  portion of British Columbia;  And whereas, the part of  Canada above mentioned contains  great natural resources which can  only be very imperfectly utilized  without railways;  And whereas, it is to the disad-  A'antage of Canada that the business now done and hereafter to be  developed, in the part of the Dominion above mentioned, should  contribute to the building- up of  foreign cities;  Therefore, Resolved, that this  board has learned with great satisfaction that Sir Wilfrid Laurier,  premier of Canada, has declared  in place in parliament, that it  has now become the immediate  duty of Canada to provide an all  Canadian railway to the Yukon,  and most heartily endorse the  same;  Further Resolved, that in the  opinion of this board such a railway should, in the interests of  the uortheru country, as well  as iu justice to the coast  cities of British Columbia, be con-  *'���    '   .-  siructed from ? point on the seaboard of this province with, such  southern connections and extensions as will provide the shortest  and speediest connection with  those cities;  And Further Resolved, that a  cop}- of this resolution be sent to  the Right Hon. Sir Wilfrid  Laurier and the Hon. Richard  McBride;  And further resolved that a  committee of rive be appoiu ted to  correspond with the boards of  trade of Vancouver, New Westminster, Nanaimo, Atlin and  Dawson, the city council of Cumberland, and with such other  public bodies and private individuals as they may deem advisable,  with the view of securing their  co-operation in giving effect to  the object of these resolutions,  namely, the immediate construction of an all-Canadian line from  the British Columbia sea board  .to the Yukon.  British Columbia's Shots.  A militia order has been issued  by the"department .at, Ottawa,  giving the best shots of the rifle  associations of the No. 11 military district, which includes this  city, as follows : Sid Williams,  Cariboo; G. A. Morin, Trail; W.  H. Forrest, Vancouver; C. Mullock, Golden; D. McLachlan,New  Denver; A. Irwin, Kamloops; A.  Logan, Greenwood; Sergt. J.  Caven, Clover Point; R. McFar-  lane, Slocan; B. A. Lawson, Revelstoke.  Notice.  Iu re Lot 1012, Group one, Osooyoos Division,  Yale District,  Whereas proof of loss of certificate of title  No. 2141a issued in tlie names of Robert Wood  ami Charles. Scott Galloway lias been lilcil iu  tlie office.  Notice is hereby (riven that I shall al the expiration of.oue mouth from the date of the first  insertion hereof, issue a duplicate of the said  certificate, unless, In the meantime, valid objection be made tonic in wiitin^r  W. H. Edmonds,  DistrictHeg istrar.  Laud Registry Oflii e,  Kamloops, B.C., February 1st, MU4.  :..x..x��:��:.*>j��x..j..^  ���  t  I  DEALERS IN  FURNITURE, x CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  '?    COPPKR-STRiSET,  OKtoiGKWOOT).   j;  *.M":**>:��:~:":-***-*^  * *���,.'.                                                                               a  �� ���.���������'��  a -                                                                *��  �� ���     ���           *  s ��� *  P. BURNS & CO  e  9  a  o  ��  ��  a  o  a  a  0  a  a  a  0  0  *  0  0  0  0  0  I   MAIL    ORDERS    PROMPTLY   ATTENDED,   f  0 ��  0 * ��  CI0000000 0 000 00 00 00000000000 0000 0000000000000 00 00 ��������� 0 0  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL   DEALERS   IN   FRESH f  *-*AND CURED MEATS. FISH AND POULTRY       |  ��  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  ��  PH0NE2  GEO. It. KADEN.  Manager.  REPRESENTING :  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British  America  Assur-  Co. of London, England. auce Co., of Toronto.  Liverpool   and   Loudon    and The  Canadian  Hirklieek   In.  Clobe Insurance Company. vestment and Savings Co.  STOCKS,  -j*^.-vi%>^��"/^^-ftvSs2K^��*s sites  REAL ESTATE.  U"&  m  m  m  >&���.  SfcS  5$  0<KKK300<><><>000<K><K>0<K><>00<>Oa  HAVING ADDED A  l&Sr*-  -TINSHOP  To my Pltunbhiy 'Establishment  am prepared to do all kinds of  TINSMIT1IING AT  SHORTEST NOTICE.  Furnace   Crates  and   Stove   Henlrs  E W. BISHOP  The   Most   Complete   Stock   in  the Boundary.  Phone 38     Naden-Flood Block.  00000000000000000000000006  S. BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER      AND  JKWEI.I.KK.  All work guaranteed   GREENWOOD.  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  The  largest   hotels and finest  i    residences in B.C. were furnished-by us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B.C.  CANADIAN  aJLZaiLL  . . RAILWAY . ..  World's Scenic Route  Direct line.  I*"a*t.  Winnipeg  Toronto.  Ottawa.  Montreal  New York  Lowest rates  West.  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San 1'Vancisco  via Soo Pacific Line,St. Paul  Chicago and all U. S. points.  S. S. Service From  Vancouver  to  Seattle  AT*ASKA   JAPAN, CHINA,  HAWAII.  AUSVHALIA  Through bonking.-*, to En .'laud and   tlie  Ccm  Uncut vi.tall Ocean S. S. line  For   rat.*-*-*,   timetables   aud  further  particulars apply to local agents  TC. R. REDPATH, Agcut,  Greenwood.  E. J. COYIvE,        J. S. CATER,  A.G P. A. Vancouver D.P.A. Nel son  In the Superior Court of British Columbia  &%��  Sore r.nd swollen joints, sharp, shooting pains, torturing muscles, no rest,  no sleep���that moans rheumatism. It  is a stubborn disease to light, but  Chamberlain's Pain Balm has conquered it thousands of times. One appli-  ciiioM gives relief. Try it. J. L,.  White Greenwood and A. V. Thomas  Midway, sell it. '  In the Matter ofthe Laud Reeistry Act  and Amending Acts  AND IN THE MATTER OK AN AI-TLI-  catlou by tlie Granby Consolidated Mining  and Smelting Company, Limited, and the  Granby Consolidated Mining. Smelling and  Power' Company, Limited, for liberty to  amend or alter a plan or survey of a subdivision of lots eight hundred and ninety  foilr W4). nine hundred anil twenty-two Vii),  nine hundred and thirty-three ("KKl,, and live  hundred and cliMiiyiilnc i.Vi'i), trroup one (I),  Osoyoos Division of Yale district, in the  Province of liritish Columbia, deposited in  lite Land Registry oflice.  In Cham hicks I .-.,. .....   ..'   ,,.,, ,..,,.  Helorc the  Honourable l1,r',.U.- ;. "}" .1G.1 ' . '= ���"  The Chief Justice I "f ^U>\>ar, A. U. I'Ab.  Upon the application of tlie (".ranby Consul!  dated Mining ami Smelting Company, Limited  aud the (iranby Consolidated Miii'ug. Smelling  and Power Coiupatiy, Limited, upon hearing  read the affidavit of George W. Woostcr, sworn  herein 011 the l3Ui day of September. 1W1. ami  the exhibit ther.'in referred to aud duly filed,  lliuaffidavit of Oreu It. Smith, sworn herein  tlie Utli day of September. 1W1, as to the service it ml p blication of the summons herein,  and upon heai'iiitr Mr. J. A. Mucdouald of  counsel for the applicants: ,X*,\.  It is ordered that the said Granby Consolidated Miniuirand Smellliijf Compitiiy. Lin ited,  and the Griinby Consolidated Miniuu-. Suieltiiie:  and Power Company, Limited, be at liberty to  amend and alter the said map or stirrer of a  subdivision of lots eiirht hundred and ninety-  fourt.S'J4|, nine hundred and twenty-two. l*)22],  ii'ne hundred and thiriy-tli.ee ['I33J, and five  hundred and eighty-nine [\S')\. irroup one [1].  O/oyoosdivision of Yule district, in the Province of Iir tish Columbia, ileposited in tlie  Laud Wetristry oilii-e at the City if Kamloops,  in the. said "Province and therein numbered  sixty, -60. such subdivision beinc comiiionly  kuowu as "Phoenix Old Ironsides Subdivision,"  by straijflitiiiiiiu- out Old Ironsides avenue  mentioned and shown mi said plan or survey  by coiiiiimitiir Hie said stietl or avenue from Hie  north west corner of lot fourteen, 14, in block  twelve, 12. as shown on the said plan or survey,  iu t:i<_- same straight line an that portion of the  said street or avenue which lies to the cast of  the said northwest comer of said lot fourteen.  14, as sho.vi. 011 said plan or suriev, by altering  and amending the measurements and'sizes of  lots fifteen, IS. 10 tweiilv-iiiuc, 29, inclusive iu  said block twelve. 12, accordingly, and by cancelling such uortioii of the snid plan or survey  as sub-divides any part or said subdivision, or  lauds lymg to the south of sucli portion of said  street or avenue proposed to be altered and  amended, such alterations 2nd amendment*  being more part-ctilarly shown in red ink < 11 a  blueprint of 1 lie said plan or survey altered and  amended as sought iu this application, marked  ms exhibit "A" to an affidavit of George W.  Woostcr sworn herein and duly filed:  And it is further ordered that said Granby  Consolidated Miuing and Smelting Coinpauv,  Limited, aud the Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting and Power Company. Limited, be at  liberty to file or deposit the same maj) or plan  as amende * in the Laud Registry ollicc at the  City of Kamloops aforesaid.and that the Regis  trar of Titles at the said Laud Kegi-try office  do forthwith after the expiration of the period  hereinafter mentioned, which application maybe made to set aside this order, amended and  alter said registered map or numbeved sixty. 60,  in said Laud Registry oflice in accordance with  this order;  And it is further ordered that .1 .copy of this  order be inserted mice a week for ifmir cousccn-  tivo weeks iu the Houndary Creek Times, published at Greenwood, iu the district in which  the slid hinds mentioned in the said plan arc  situate:  And it is further ordered that any p-i-rsou or  persons, firm or linns, corporation or corporations, iuterc-tcd iu the subject iiinttcr of this  order may be at liberty to more before n judge  of tills Court in Chambers to set aside this order  at any time within one month from the first  publication hereof as aforesaid.  GORDON KUXTKK.  janl-41 " '���'��� C. J.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice, is hereby given that30days afterdate  I intend to apply to the Hoard of Licence Cum-  missioiies for the City of GreL-tiwood for a  transfer of the liiiuor lisenco now held by me  to Poupnre and McYeig'.i tor the premises  known as the Ladysmith Hotel situate in Ulock  '���1'" in the l-'isher addition lo the City of  Greenwood.  Dated this 15ilt diiv of l'*ebru:trr. PW4.  '      LOUIS l'OKSCUNEK.  ,;..:..;..:..:..j..:..;..:..:..:..;..:..:..:..:..:..:..x..:..:..:��x.  itiinn  mi  U ii ID  Comfortable Rooms.  Everythinff'First Class-        !  t        T1IK SWAYNE   HOUSF,,        ���  v - Silver Street,  .;. Greenwood,  ipes,  tobaccos,  \      gi9ai*s and  \     Cigarettes  A choice line of tlie  above jf.-od just  received.  Eowney's,  W\\%m Bros*,  and  Stewart's  ���S)��co!ate$ ���.  3ust arrived*  ��� A Large assortment of  English Ju Jubes and other  fancy candies.  B. Itlunroe  Copper Street, BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  A full line of new woolens for spring-  suits just arrived from the largest woolen  house in Canada. These are such fine  fabrics that I want my-patrons to share  with me in the pleasure of admiring* them.  I am showing* exclusive patterns, the  beauty of which can only be realized by a  . personal inspection.  I guarantee my work to be absolutely  perfect in every respect. In the matter  of prices you will find me extremely  reasonable and vou can be the owner of  a W i 1 s on  suit all the  way    from  Gleaned From the Passing   Throng  Especially  for The Times by Our Local Scribe  Angus Stuart left for Ottawa yesterday.  Supreme Court will sit in this city  May 19 th.  A destructive fire occuredat Princeton this \ycak.  J. M. Ross is opening a new drug  store in Grand Forks.  The Myers Creek News evidences  prosperity by adding- four columns to  its size.  The Phoenix Trades and Labor  Council will give a ballon St. Patrick's  day, 17tli instant.  Henry Johns, formerly superintendent of tlie Mother Lode mine, is now  iu Sonora, California.  Alex. Munro of Phoenix, was run  down by a ski runner last week and  seriously hurt..  Miss Moffatt, assistant to the principal of the Phoenix public school, visited her parents in this city Sunday.  The warm south winds combined  with the sun's melting rays have reduced our snow measurements one-half  the past week.  ' You can't fool all the people," remarked the orator. "No," said a listener, "if I could fool my wife for five  minutes, I'd be satisfied."  W. Pfeifer has sold his residence in  Grand Forks to Jeff Davis. He will  locate in Greenwood, his family removing to Spokane.  A large sleighing party drove over  from the Mother Lode mine lo Midway  1 as t Sat it rd ay "ri ijjli t," 'th e "part icipanl s  reporting an enjoyable tune.  Mrs Chas. Wilson and Henry Ready,  both of this city, won first prizes at the  Leap Year ball in Phoenix, given by  the Miners' Union last week. The  prize in each case consisted of a SSgold  piece.  The election of officers of the Nelson  Miners' Union was held Saturday and  resulted as follows: President, D. T.  Heddle; vice-president, Joseph Tr Mor-  rissey; secretary treasurer, Frank Phillips; conductor, W. E. Mildren; warden,  Eli Pecord; trustees, George Curling,  D. T. Mo watt, Thomas Jerome.  The members of the Boundary Creek  License Commission appear to be composed of residents of Grand Forks.  Good Conservatives have been heard to  say this is not as it should be.  E. Spraggett, road superintendent,  and a gang of men are engaged repairing the bridge across the north  fork, near Hardy's. The government  appropriated $400 for that purpose.  A man named W. Chalmers was seriously hurt at the Granby smelter early  Monday morning. In an unguarded  moment his left arm was caught by the  electric crane carriage and so badly  mangled that it was found necessary  to amputate it above the elbow.  Mr. and Mrs. L. Smith of Anaconda  treated some of their friends to a delightful sleighride Saturday night last.  The merry party drove to Midway and  gave J. Haley, the C. P. R. agent at  that place, a social call, returning to  Greenwood about 3 o'clock Sunday,  morning.  Tl<e many friends here of Mr. John  Humphrey will be sorry to learn of his  sore bereavement through the death of  his brother Harry J., which took place  at Medicine Hat last week. His death  resulted from appendicitis. He was 19  years of age. John went heme to  Hamptof, N. B., with the remains.  The City Licensing Commission held  a.meeting-Wednesday.-- The license of  the Ladysmith hotel was transferred to  Pouppre & McVeigh, and name of  place changed to Royal hotel, which is  conducted by Frank Archer. The  petition from hotel keepers re dining  rooms was laid on the table. The board  will meet hereafter at call of the chairman.  The Spokane-Boundary Mining Co.  was organized last week in Spokane.  It is capitalized at 8100,000 and is  formed  to do a general  miuing and  -*-V**V-?  It's foolish to make a bid for the  trade of discriminating people  without goods ofthe right  quality   to   fill   their  orders.  We are showing just  now a very  fine line of Rubber Goods, fresh  from   the    factory;    insuring  qualities that cannot be obtained otherwise.  THOMAS DRUG CO.  The fellows with a reasonable price.*  * ���*W-IW>'V'V  ? "*^^ -***^1-**^^--*,  real estate business. Seven trustees  will manage the company's affairs, as  follows: John W. Graham, Simon  Rosenhaupt, Hal J. Cole, Sol. H.Meyer,  L. I. Ostroski, L. L. Adams and S. M.  Babcock.  The ladies of the Methodist church  are busy preparing for the annual  Easter entertainment to be held on  Easter Monday night. , This year they  will serve a hot supper before the programme. Supper will be served from  5:30 to 7:30 p. ni. Admission to supper  and concert, 50 cents,  John Kirkup, government agent at  Rossland, was in the Boundary this  week, accompanied by C. R. Hamilton,  and held courts of revision under the  assessment act, at Grand Forks on the  7th, Greenwood on the 8th and at Midway on the 9th.  Fresh radishes and lettuce at Monroe's, also a fresh supply of nuts���walnuts, almonds Brazils and English  nuts.  A letter has been received from A. J.  McMillan, managing director of the  Snowshoe Gold "and Copper Mines,  Ltd., from London, dated February  12th, stating that the meeting of the  company had not yet been held for the  purpose of ratifying llje amalgamation  agreement with the British Columbia  Copper Co., as some further details  were to be received from New York,���  Phoenix Pioneer.  The board of license commissioners  of the Boundary creek license district  has-been appointed-as-follows: Hugh  Cannon, John Haverty and Aid.  Feeney; licence inspector, I. A. Dins-  more. Mr. Cannon has been on the  board a number of years. The new  members are Aid. Feeney and Mr.  Haverty who succeed Messrs. Jacobs  and Towtisend.  The rocords in the mining recorder's  oflice in thU city were light this week,  only four appearing���G. W. Rutnberger  and W. J. Porter locate the Mexico  claim, in Providence camp, adjoining  the May and Jubilee claims. The Piru  cli.im, in *ame camp is located by the  same parlies. Certificates of work  were issued as follows: Log Cabin  fractional claim, in Greenwood camp,  to Thos. Roderick; Acme claim, Camp  McKinney, to J. A. Da'anter.  Duncan Ross, the liberal candidate  iu Yale-Cariboo, returned yesterday  from a three weeks trip through Cariboo and Lillooet. The trip was an interesting one. The people of the two  districts give the Liberal candidate a  hearty welcome. Successful meetings  were held at the vaiious centres. Both  districts are thoroughly Liberal and  are enthusiastic in their endorsation of  the railway policy of the Laurier  government. A more extended report  of the trip will appear in next week's  issue of the Times.  At the city council meeting Monday  night the question of enforcing the law  against allowing cattle and horses running at large within the city limits  was discussed, from which it appeared  that it was the intention of the authorities to see the law strictly enforced.  Many residents of the city were endeavoring to beautify their homes by  planting trees, shrubs and grasses, but  they found it uphill work because of  such animals breaking in and thwarting their efforts. These parties are  properly utging the city council to take  action for their relief in   this respect.  Chas. Richter and wife, of Keremeos,  were in the city this week.  A. D. McLennan was in the city from  Rock Creek this week.  If you are looking for fresh radishes  and lettuce, or nuts���almonds, Brazils  and English walnuts, see Monroe.  The B. C. Gazette has given notice  that the pre-emptors and purchasers of  crown lands must make full payment  of balances due, with interest thereon,  before April 15th next, or the records  and agreements will be cancelled.   '  D. Black ot Olalla was in the city  this week. Mr. Black is one of the  pioneer mining men of the Similkameen. He has every confidence that  with transportation facilities the district will become one of the most important in British Columbia.  Curline���More Prizes.  There has been no curling at the  local rink for the past week and the  season here is probably over. Of the  few who played in the points competition H. L. Johnstone stands the highest with 27 points. Besides the mounted deer head for first prize, presented  by Mr. Winnet, the club has received  a latest design '"Hiram-Seagram"  drinking flask from Logan & Co. for  second prize.  The result of the points competition  in connection with the Kootenay Curling Association's annual bonspiel has  beeD announced. S. Savage, Calgary,  took first prize with 39 points; C. E.  Lyons,.Sandou,.second with 36-points,  and J. G. Ullock, Golden, J. H. Fox,  Nelson, and F. McNeill, Calgary,'were  tied for third place with 33 points each.  The following is from the Rossland  Miner: ''The hearts of the local curlers  have b.en made giad by the announcement that next season will witness the  presentation to the Kootenay Curling  association of the handsomest trophy  yet donated for competition in the  country. The doners will be Samuel  Birch & Co., of London and Glasgow,  manufacturers    of    "Black    Bottle"  Scotch whiskey. Through D. Thomas  & Co.,local distributors,the Birch company has offered such a trophy, and  suggestions are invited as to the model  to be adopted. It will also be arranged  that four handsome individual prizes  will accompany the trophy each year.  The association .will probably decide to  cut out one or more of the present trophies in use."  S, F. Parrish, manager of Le Roi  and well known in the Bonndary is  dangerously ill in Spockane.  J. E. McAllister, superintendent of  the Mother Lode smelter, is in new  York. ' '��� ���' '"     ���  oooooo-oooooooooooocooooooo  Stirs  Livers  There are many people who will  be glad to know that LILLIES  LIVER PILLS will waken up and  put their livers in good working  shape without causing griping  and nausea and the disagreeable  effects of calomel or other purgatives. Splendid for constipation.     Fuil_"d"i7tKtion"M"eacH_  box.    price 25 Cents a BOX.  AT  r White Bros.  s Dispensing Chemists  5   Copper Street GREENWOOD  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  Just Arrived  New Spring Goods  They are the choicest that  have ever   ���been brought into Greenwood   IN PRICE  they range from  We carry the largest stock of any mer- -  chant tailor in Greenwood, thus giving  our  customers  the benefit of  a  large  assortment to choose from.  Copper St.  Opposite the Windsor Hotel.


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