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 ���v ������������';/'.:  /������  1J)  fi  Vol. 10  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, MARCH 7,  L902.  No. %tr<  TXi  ft    L  IL       LLi  f  V  Dominion government may be successful and that''the present duty of fi viper cent may be al least quadrupled.  Greenwood Man in Montreal-  Conservation of tlie Canadian Market Sought  by   Canadian   Interests���Increased   Duty  Will do It.  ���The lead' supply of Canada today is  hot beyond the market demand for tlie  same could'that market which naturally belongs to it be conserved to tlie  home producer. At present the low-  duty on manufactured*lead exposes tlie  Canadian market to raid from without.  The request to be made of the government that such duty be.increased to it  parity with that imposed on' similar  classes of goods is not unreasonable.  No pari of Canada feels more the effect  of protected goods than the mining-'  regions of British Columbia. Nearly  everything'.!t uses is protected to a  greater or lesser degree and nothing  that it produces-is similarly helped. It  buys in a protected andsells iu an unprotected market.  All that the lead producers .ask'.is  that the-duty be so increased on manufactured lead products that the home  market may be open to them. This  done they claim that the consumer will  pay no more than now for white* and  red leads, etc., and tlie miuing and  smelting ititerects will be helped to  the extent of the home demand.  There appears no valid reason why  home mines and home smelters and  home refineries should not have home  markets. .'' T^iey cannot get into,* the  American market because of a practically prohibitive tariff. If they cannot have .access to the American  market why may they not have the  Canadian. It is not a question so  much of biyli tariff as it is a question  as Mr, fcliarllon said speaking, on  another matter recently in. the House  of Commons of "self-protection."  "Wc trust Uiat the committee recent  ly appointed by the Associated Boards  of Trade  to lay this matter before the  Percy F. Godenrath the whilom  versatile newspaper correspondent at  Greenwood is at present in Montreal  endeavoring to attract the attention of  homeseekers to the beautiful Kettle  Kiver valley. "Own a piece of the  Earth" is his sententious advice to; the  easterner as expressed in the title of a  handsome pamphlet just issued by him  a copy of which lies on our desk.  The pamphlet contains in addition  to descriptive matter and figures on  small, intensified -farming, some very  fine illustrations, among others a view  of the Covert farm between Columbia  and Carson, and the Granby and  Greenwood smelters, i We wish: Mr,  Godenrath success in his mission.. The  growing mining industry of the  Boundary means a good market for all  first-class products of the orchard and  farm that may be grown for many  miles around.  Radical Change Suggested  by tlie Associated  Boards   of   Trade   In   Regard    to  tlie  Mineral Tax.  Creenwood Miner's Union.  The semi-annual' meeting of the  Minci's Union was held on Saturday  last and resulted in the choice of the  following officers :  President Daniel McGlashen.  Vice-President Samuel McLelland.  Secy.rTreasurer Geo. P. Dougherty.  Ree-Secretary. .7 Roland Morrison.  Conductor James Davidson.  Warden Nels Darsen.  . f Samuel McLelland.  I  Nels Larsen.  Trjustees   -j Murdoch Kempt.  I   H. E Poulinier.  '   [ J. D. Wlialen.*  Th* membership of the union is  growing fast and its brotherhood work  assliown by its expenditures for sick  benefits most commendable.  Pianos aud Sewing machines for.'sale  or rent O. I. C. Second Hand Store  Phone 106.  Sewing machines for sale or rent. A ,  L. White ���& Co;, 2nd Hand Store.  $4000 in Prizes $4000  KODAKS  And Supplies.  Step into our Kodak department jp  and hear about the progress coin- 3j��  petitidn._, S4000 in prizes offered. 2|  You have 200 chances to get a ��2  prize ranging from S5 to $150. Jg  Our dark room is at YOUR ser- &?  -vice, anybody using the supplies ||  we handle can compete, Jg  An Art fn-"or B-c- Assay & Che- I  UC1LLS 11-ical s��pp1y Co* A p  Ov*Lt^ large  stock   to meet  $  demands o*f mining co's carried.  J. L. WHITE  Successor to Miller Bros,  Dispensing Chemist, Greenwood   jg  ��$mJ����*-mJ| ��*��**4#-*��**4��**��*4 ���*��������  '       t  *.*���  * ' <j>  ...  .���.  . i<  . '  ���*  *  The New Game���very ���:���  popular wherever* in-'jsj  traduced. *  Also extra raquets and ���>  balls will arrive very %  shortly. 's*  The following is the .text ofN the  resolution*passed at the recent Boards  ofTrade meeting at Kaslo. It provides  for addit'onal revenue at expense of  both rich and poor.  -."Whereas, it is believed that .a considerable portion of the revenue, which  it,may be deemed equitable to levy  upon the mining industry, could be  derived first, from' the tax:-'alre.nly'.  legally collectable upon crown-granted  claims, upon 'which less than work to  the value:of ��200 annually is; done, if  such tax were systematically and, promptly collected, or in default thereof,  if the said crown, granted.- mineral  claims were to be sold by the': government to the highest bidder.and, sec-  orid, .by changing the conditions in  regard to *such crown-granted claims,  so tli at;. work to the value, of.$400 annually should be required, or .'���failing,  that a tax of 50 cents per acre be* irii-  :pbsedi and'third, by requiriug that.'instead of; Work to the value of $100,"being tlie. annual assessment.conditions  bti non-crown granted claims,, work to  the'ViLue'of $S0 be accepted with an  increase .of the. feeyor .recording assessment work to '$12.50,-'"with no increase .'in ..the: nuuiberof assessments,  before the issuance ��� of. crown grants,  and bv these means the development  ,oi the resources of the, country would  be stimulated; be it resolved that .the  government.be asked to look to the  means herein suggested for a portion  of the revenue from the mining industry and.to reduce: by so much . the  amount-to''be. derived 'from the tax on  minerals produced, and to charge the  iucideuce'of the lax: by deducting from  thevaliie of the ore the cost of mining,  exclusive of capital expenditure and  lteadotfice expenses, such- reduction to  be subject to the jurisdiction of such  officials as the government may  designate."  *t44X4*|-X4*X'K,4X*,'X4*X4*'X44X4*-X44X^  t       BRI.EFLETS.        I  M__t.*^__-._l��-_>-J��*t*-I**l  [������_>*.**__*���_������__��  Dr. MacRae* is absent this week at-  -l'jiidrijg-*--t!ie"-i*ndivytion-=-ot"a-"brother  clergyman at Trail.  OVR I.INE OF  is simply grand. Call  and see them. They  will interest you.  Smith & McRae  lSuolcs,   l'apcr,   Office   Supplies  Paper, Photo Supplies.  Wall  W. C. Wilson has returned from  Satidou and taken the position at the  C. P. R. depot recently vacated by tlie  popular Joe.  The funeral of Sirs. Lawless of  Anarchist Mountain took place from  the undertaking parlors of Gulley and  company on Tuesday last.  Some enterprising citizen ought to  go into tlie ferry 'business at the  Smailes-Whtte corner of Greenwood  and Copper streets ��� mud ferry.  C��K"K,<">*>X^K<-->C-"W^W-,-*>HK"W"t~  ft     . ��� 15  | ..Amateur Photograplicrs.. |  �����  a*  a-  ���rt  ft  9*  ���ft  ft  ft  *i&  -ft  -ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ' ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  !_.  Bring your films and plates  to  si  J. L- COLES |  Developing, printing and mount- *  ing SI.00 a dozen. jjj.  Unmounted 65 cents a dozen.  Work strictly first-class.  Always in, stock a full line of  amateur photographic  supplies  "VE. Coles,  ��  ��ftO-ft*ft.j(T!f#ft��ft��***K*i:H!tS<*ft��(ftftft*  IH. A. KING* & CO. I  must  reduce their  large  stock   of  <������  Books,   Stationery,  Supplies, etc.  Office  1    OFFICE SUNDRIES.  "���V  ft   ���  * Thev  offer Brrgains  | Stoimon Files, V  1    Blank Bo'olts,  Inks of all Muds,  Typewriter Paper,  Wilting laterals.  *  ��� \'��.  ��� ift  ft!  H. A. KIM & CO.     I  Oft*#ftftft*wftftfteftftaft-ftftftft��*����ft '^��-ft#ftftftftftftft*ftftftftft-5ft*ft**��ft��.ft  .�� ft  The Enid Martin Concert company  very hiiidly assisted in the musical  l>arl at .the service iu the Presbyterian  church last Sunday' evening. Miss  Martin's solo was particular!)'enjoyable.  East Lynn drew quite a crowd at tlie  Auditorium on Slosulay evening, and  afforded gruat pleasure to those present. Tuesday evening's sequel was  hardly up to the mark whether considered by management or audience. ���  A row iu the Italian colony last Sunday evening threatened at one time to  result in the barbering of one man's  ear's and eyes by the other man with  the razor. The judge thought the  evidence hardly sufficient -to order  arrest and the feud stands over.  A letter from the Hon.-Smith Curtis  explaining his part in the Martin-Mc-  Bride- praver-chair incident conies too  late for publication. The public hereabout ho-A'ever have never censured  Mr. Curt!**; for his action in this uu-  happv schopi-boy bit ' of legislature  horse-pluy-.  S'liss Stone* has Anally been ki-ntecl  and sescuecV by   tlie American people.  A lecture tour by that lady would now  be its order and would net her good  results. This particular Stone will  never again have an equal opportunity  of rolling down the hill-side of American sympathy and gathering in a  "pile-".  The Phoenix colored minstrels under  the leadership of J, F. Henieuway will  give an entertainment in Greenwood  on April 2nd. We can promise the  brigade a bumper house.  Smelter Resumes.  The Greenwood smelter compelled to  close down, for a' few days on account  of fuel failure is again grinding out a  ton of ore every 3]4 minutes day and  night, ���*������-.  Musical E*vci��t.  The Kirschner Family Orchestra  will give a musical entertainuieiit in  Miller's Hall, Friday evening next,  Hilt inst.  Voters���Attention.  Is your name" on the local list ? If  not, vrhy not ? '���' If ' on some , other list  get it transferred at once. Blanks at  Smith. & MdRae's; V  New Chief Justice.  . Dispatches from Ottawa con firm the  report of the elevation of Gordon  Hunter .-to.-the chief justiceship of  British Columbia/ The new chief  justice wiLl be sworn ia at once. The  appointment is universally conceded to  be a good one.  West Fork Road.'  The secretary of the board of trade is  in receipt of a letter from Hon. Smith  Curtis stating that he has the assurance of the Hon. the Minister of Lauds  and Works that the estimates will contain a sufficient amount for the completion of the \rest Fork road.  Bette.r Service.  The C. P. R. is planning a better  train service for the Boundary country.  With the early spring a fine train is to  be put on between Nelson and Midway.  It won't be long cither we opine before  a large through travel between the  cast and the coast will roll down  Boutidary _Creek. J^vents_jippear^ Jo  be marching  our way,  Tlie Literary.  Mrs. I?. Keller's paper '���The American Illustrator'* read at the regular  meeting of the Literary Society ou  Wednesday' evening last was voted a  treat by all who heard it,  The music furnished by Mrs. Shaw  in id Miss Fiesher and by the male  quartette was much appreciated.  Housekeeper    desires   situation    in  either town or country.    Apply at this  otlice.  Fine Apjcarance Presented tyy the* Local Company   on  Pmade.��� A   Bream!) That May  Conic True.  The editor had completed liis labors  for the day.    He had wrestl��l -with, the  problem of collections,   had been sent  for by   the bank manager and had an    j  interview in the sweat bos,   had been  waited on by a n en lerprising* citizen of  the town and requested to discontinue   ���*:*  the paper, had bowed out several   who .'���"  svanted cheap notices, liacl been  urged.*:',  to   attack   labor   unions   by one and  grinding* monopolies by  aw-otlier and.  h e was tired.    Little wo nder th at a few ���  miuuies repose in airann cltairlusuri-' ���'.-.  ous to-the degree tliat only editors,may ' ,  enjoy and the  quieting* influences  of   ;.  such   a   cigar   as   only . bankers, .and  *'.  plumbers   and .newspaper   men   may: ���''���������  afford, induced slumber, and the editor, y  dreamed   as he slept.    He thought'. it -.\  was glorious suimnei, and he was rest- '.:  ing beside the road between Midway'���';���'  and Greenwood.    He heard   the sound   ,*  of  feet  of many horses" and.-lcoTcingf'���*.���'���'*"  through the dust wiiicli th-cir ���*multtpii-!,'  ed feet made saw a gooclly company of  me n���tlie ni ounted ri lies of Greenwood ���'.;  Thq   dust  wis  topi thick toj allow re-   .  cognition  of  all  the brave-riders, but;'*.'.  several 'prominent ^ Green wood* gent'e- *���.���'.  men  could   be. distiitprnised 'front the   :  crowd. .     ,' .   ' ,:  ' There   was .Johnston   to command '  and  shouting this  order* "North   15 *.  13ast".   'There was Sinaileson Ptnto,..',-.  his martial mien   sliovviiig ���-to advant-  *  age. and SJaden ou a lyeiv-i*ieckc<L',"bay..; y  com placenti^'. .  smolcingr; \ there*: Avais���';-!.  Gully o-n a s now white steed \ and , Fos-**'  ter.on a coal black, there :W>tsV.Chester-..'  ton on Ihe S^i_its'-:Kest.*i;ra.tV*.ii5'i:..hand's.''**���;'*  high, and MaR.ae; on :"the long-leggedw;  steed  of   the   last. ye*ar. racing  fame:* *  record )j, of an hoiir)*. tli jtris was alder-:*  man   David   on   ������*. ', cute   little. sorrel*  raclrer,.sniilin'g* at the thought of-war-  "  yHare,.there* was. Lawd-er  on "cayote" :  looking his very best, and White.cling-".  ing to the. mane of a lii-gW stcpperrthere  was Coles on  a  unile* ;,i'rid 'Halletton':  "nigjrer" the  nigh   horse ot the*"'fire!���*ij  team,   there was Merritt' bus gaze so:,  fixed  and stern and Bailey fresh from  the Shnilkanieen ou a blooded brown,  there was Trith :.the iicrsouification of  war and Williams placid   as if passing.;  thr"ptate,-^there.~*-.veFe--M-*;M'ynn--=an4-=ij  Ashcioft and but just at this juncture Pinto 1-olted and threw his  rider,  aud   somebody   stioutc4-    '_. vf���- Sty  horse would throw sne so I would have '  an excuse for walking", and the-editor  uw-olcc* , The company looked all.*right*  to a niaq in>a dream and w< kiiow they  will to a man wide wake,    Good luck.*  brave boys.  New Stoves  for  sale and exchange.!  see A. L. White tlie 2nd Ha.i��d man.  I'or sale (>.ft., bent glass show case,  2nd Hand O. I..C. Store.  ��H-*��H~.K~X4��X4��X*,-*X*CK^  THE BOUNDARY   MINES  SUMMARY.  Total Amount of Ore Shipments for the Year 390! In round ntunijers.  1    rosis.  Phoenix Camp   235 000  Deadwood Camp   90 000  Summit Camp. -.  50 000  Sundry other properties  . 6 000  T  ?  f  i  381 000  Treated by Granby Smelter in 1901            -230 000  Treated by Greenwood Smelter in 1901 ...  >..     120 000  1           _.  Treated by Greenwood Smelter in its first year ending February 13th, 1902  ...         13S 139  Daily average of a 240 ton furnace deducting  9  idle days   for  repairs  388  Daily  average  of same (Greenwor,-!  snielW) rlairing- first 4-S  days in 1902  1 "...    .,   *   4-25  r  r  *>  %  1  Greenwood Smelter capacity now being (lonbled.  The Granby mines are shipping daily   I 500  Z+M^y:,^:-:-':-:-*.*^^  :~x> THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK TIMES.  -v..  Cbe  Boundary Creek Times  Issued every Triday  Duncan Koss Manaoisc Editoh.  CCLUMRIA   Tl-Llil'UoNK  Nil.  40.  Ykrnon _v Nki.sok Tki.kimiu.nk "So. 29.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IX ADVANCE.   ���*���  Per Yeah       S 2 00  Six Months  1 25  To FoHEiey Counthibs 2 50  FRIDAY,  MAKCH  1902.  THE KASLO CONVENTION.  govern ment can afford to pledge the  country's future and use its credit for  its development.  One of the boards recommendations  we trust the government will particularly observe however and that is  permission to do work on roads or  trails, instead of assessment work,  where the claim holders so desire.. We  may say that we believe the work of  the convention generally good, the  above excepted.  NOT SO SLOW.  PIONEERS TAKE BOIICE.  Owing to the unavoidable absence of  the secretary and treasurer of Kettle  River and South Okanagan Pioneer  Society and consequent oversight in  sending out notices for the meeting to  have taken place at Grand Forks on  Saturday next, March 1st, the meeting  is hereby postponed. The next regular  meeting* will be held at Grand Forks  on Monday, Sept. 1st, next.  Thos. McAui.ky, President.  The meeting of the Associated  Boards of Trade of eastern British  Columbia held in Kaslo last week-was  considered ai; unqualified success ..by  those present who had attended every:  session of the association since its,  inception.*. The fourth session was  marked by courtesy, good fellowship,1  moderation and strict attention to  business. The reception of the delegates by the people of Kaslo was warm  and hearty and the arrangements made  by the local board of the most complete and sitis factory character. A  banquet in the Kaslo hotel ou Thursday evening relieved the routine of  work and afforded a display of genuine  'fe.lowship un marred by anything to  which the most fastidious could take  exception. The officers elected for the  current year were G. O. Buchanan,  president, and H.. W. C. Jackson, secy.-.  treas. Every question put on the  notice paper was promptly brought up  and friends and opponents of every  measure discussed the same with unvarying- good nature even though the  argument grew intense at times.  The recommendations on- the lead  question not only re-aflirm6d the  bounty application but asked that the  duty on manufactured white lead  should be increased from 5 to 25 per  cent in order if possible to conserve  the home market* ior home producers.  On this and other matters a committee  of three was appointed to confer with  the Dominion government.  Resolutions wore passed asking for a  member of the provincial parliament  for the Boundary, and for one for the  commons for that part of Yale-Koot-  enay west of the Columbia river.  The most radical action of the board  was found in its resolution regarding  ___.^H_r_s_s__nenj::���wp_rk_.on  The board was asking the government  to reduce mining taxation and royalties awl thought it opportune to suggest means by which such decreased  revenues might be fairly offset. The  belief of the convention was that if the  g-overnment enforced collection of  taxes now chargeable against crown-  granted claims and for claims not  granted reduced the yearly assessment  to $90, say, of which S10 should be in  cash, the income from the mining  sections would be" not only increased  'but the burden be more equitably distributed. While we share in a degree  in the justice of the contention and  believe it will reinedj' the evil of undue  claim holding and bogus- assessments  yet it will if cirrierl into effect work  great hardship on many prospectors.  The argument used that prospectors  who were not in  position  to  pay  this  The American people are wont to  complain that we are too slow up here  in B. C. They have, evidently not  read the following from, the advertisement of the Mt. Hamilton Land and  Oil company in the the Province newspaper of Vancouver.    _:  "We sold a portion of the company's  holdings at Coal in ga to . a Chicago  syndicate and they are going to begin  at once to erect an oil refinery at an  expense of Forty Million Dollars (340,-  000,000). Plant will be completed inside of 90 or 100 days."  The company that can begin at once  and complete inside 100 days a Forty  Million plant must certainly be a  "gusher". Men .will be standing  around pretty thick to .work up an  average of S400,000 a'day. To a poor  man it seems as if the promoters are  using figures rather carelessly, We  beg to submit that the company pull  off some of those figures or else lengthen out the time for erection. Anyway, isn't the plant going to be a trifle  large ?   .....'..*.  Corporation ol the City ot Greenwood.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN tliat a Court  ol Revision for tlie City of Greenwood, 13. C,  on. Monday tlie 7th (lay of April, 19D2, at the  liour of ten o'clock iutlio lorenooii. and ���following* days if necessary, for the purpose oi hearing coiii-jilaiius airahisi the assessment as made  for tlie year 1902 by tlie Assessor, anil for re-  ���risim? an<1 correcting* the assessment rolt for  Uial yea.r.  Complaints to be made in writing* to the  uiidersiifned, at least ten days before tlie sitting  of the Court. ��� *  G. B. TAYLOR. C. M. C.  (rreernvood. B.C. February25th, 1902.  1147 Laborers Wanted  Yon can secure work to last .yon  front "I to 5 years owing to the course  you select in the International Correspondence schools. 90 courses of  study, No books to buy, 400,000 students. Would you like a free lesson in  Spanish, French or German with  Phonograph.    Write or call and see  C.    H.  ESHBATJGH,  Lock Box 751. Rossland, B.C.  [ DIFFERENT  STYLES,  ONE JOKE LESS.  Tlie Laidlavy monument below town  is about to be transformed. Mr.  Goodell has airived from Colorado and  is hard at work and in place of a dead  Pyritic smelter we will soon have a  live Sunset one. With its purchase by  the Sunset people the old name will  pass away and with it the old jokes on  its name. The "pirate" will cease to  get in its work and the "'paralytic"  will be constitutionally renovated.  Practical men, with practical plan's  are now in the saddle and the pay-roll  of the concern will soon include other  names than merely those of the officials  in. charge. : Good luck to the Sunset.  You May Catch Them.  We quote from the Nelson Miner  some facts regarding trout fishing recently brought out at a discussion in  the Nelson fishing club, tor the infor-  otour-readers -who delight in angling.  " Some discussion took place as to  what could be done toward the protection of the fish in the lakes and  streamsof the interior, and W.H.-Bullock- Webstar, of the provincal police,  who was present, made some valuable  suggestions, being thoroughly conversant with the regulations as they now  stand. He pointed out that under the  present regulations, which are those  of the Dominion g-overnment, it was  not* contrary to law to patch trout at  any season of the year, the provincial  game act not having provided for these  fish. After discussion ii was resolved  to instruct the secretary to write to  W. A. Galliher, member for the riding,  to ask him to use his influence to have  the order-in-council of March 3rd,  1894, making fishing regulations forthe  province of British Columbia, aiiu-nded  so as to provide a close season for  charr, rainbow trout and bind locked  salmon.  ] MR. J. F. CRAFTS  of Charlestown. Mass.  cash assessment of Sl<> rather than do | ... <1<;sirous of Earning the whereabouts  S20 worth of work were usually part-i 0f his son Elliott F. Crafts who was  ner with merchants and others who I working in the B. C. mineabout a year  would put up the cash, is not sound we j a&��- Aqv information about him will  think. If all prospectors were able to ! be aPP��ci:i^  get cash work for the time they would  consume  in  doing the other S20 worth  mr-7-28.  For sale 6 ft., bent glass  show case  2nd Hand O. I. C. Store.  of work  they could afford to pay part j  Of their assessment in cash, but it very  frequently  happens that such  is  not  the case,  and  in all such cases injur}  will work to the prospector.    We have  ,..,,. __��� e ���       tu-        a-     ,! HPAKE NOTICE  that I, B.* L. Wood, Free  little expectancy Of  seeing this radical 1    ��      Miner's Certificate No. B. 41502, on tehalf  ,   .. ,     .   ,       ���_,-__,     ! of myself and as acent for James Graham, Free  recommendation       adopted       Dy      the    Miner's Certificate No. B 40609and   Annie Hud-  _.    . ., , i     B, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B42&34 and  government.    Tis true the government j jiarparet  E.Mercer,   Free Miner's Certificate  ,     , . .     ,  .,      ' NO.B5J805, intend   sixtv   davs from the  date  needs   a  much   larger  income but if a j hereof,  to  apply to the Mining*  Recorder for  ,.,.,.      ; a Certificateof improvements   for the purpose  Country's   resources   are  such that the ��� of ottaininir  a    Crown   Grant   of the  above  _. . I claim,  prospector   can   afford   to pay such an j    And further take notice that action, under  , . . ,    ,   . i section 37.   most   be  commenced   before    the  excessive  tax   on   his   11nner.1I claims, ; issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  H,.n   th-  recoil reps   _iw   <uch   1*1 it the.    -Dated this 16th day of December, 1900.  men  tne resources are *���**, ai,n   uiai tne     j.jrst jsRne Januarv ,0. B. x,. WOOD.  MINERAL ACT 1396.  j        Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  WHITE HORSE mineral claim in tlie-Kettle  Kiver Mining Division of Yale.  Where situate :    In Copper Camp.  R. P. Ritkt & Co.  LIMITED  WHOLESALE   GROGERS  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS.  VICTORIA, B.  C.  Counaes*  and:  Coucbes*  m-  cm. euiiy'^eo.  ^���v: THE :^%-%*~  Copper Street,  59 OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  ^  jf. Copper Street. Greenwood.   ��  * * ' ft  4j60#-S*"9**��KSi&$S**O�� $****##**#  MEALS AT AU  HOURS  PRIVATE ROOMS FOlt SADIES.  *  Charles R. <Pittock,  ���  TRV O0It COFFBB  drop's.  2 ! ��  P. BURNS & CO.  ��  ��  #  *  *  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  Wholesale and Retail Meat  ���        Merchants.  Markets at:   Greenwood, Grand Forlis, Midway, and Phoenix.  REPRESENTING :  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British  America Assur-  Co. of London, England. ance Co., of Toronto,  T)he  Western Assurance Co.,  'of Toronto.  The  Canadian  Birkbeck   In-  vestment and Savings Co.  STOCKS,  REAL ESTATE.  Ag0Q    j& 5 v    ENDOWNMENT   ACTUAL RESULTSoE "savbes fund" p��licy No-  ' 241,490 at end of its accumulation period.  T-ft-outy years ag*o, in 1882, Mr. I*'. W. C���, then twenty-lire yaars of age, assured IlIb life in the  Eiliiitable, under Savings Fund Policy No- 241,49o, f or Sr.CIOO. This policy -was Issued 011 the 20-*  Yea.r Endowment form. 011 vWcJi the annual premium was $4*J,*68. For twenty years then Mr  C ��� has teen protected -by SI,(XXIof assurance, and if lie liad d led at any time IiIr family, would  al once have received Jl.OtiO, However, he has not died, and now, in 1902, he has tUe-choice of the  ���follow-in*., options :  I.���To Receive the Fiid-owiimeiit in cash,      - $1,000.00 '      ,  and also a Cash "Dividend of - 4*1.25  TOTAX. CASH,      - - - - 91,467.25  2,���To Converttlic Cash Value Into iiaid-up Life Assurance for       $3,2<X).00  Subject to Society's approval ��*f risk.  .*!.���To Convert tha Casta Value into an Annuity for Iilfao-f -      $<'4.20  THE EQUITABLE  Life Assurance Society of The United States.  J- W. 4LEXANDFR, President. J^ H. HYDE. Vice-President.  ~ ^ ��&'�� '��'#'��*'��& .*��{ <# ** -^ ��*-* -.���*������*-���* -if Jfjfil* *>�� *9{ .3* J�� Jf J*'<% v!S Jl ��* J* J*;*J  *\%  *\-\  -\%  -\%  ��.*  .-\%  -\%  *��%  -ft  -ft  -ft  ���ft  *ft  ���ft  %%  1ft  ���%*,  -1ft  The Russell-Law  Caulfield Co., Ltd.  **r  , *�����,  Have been too busy to tell you about  their New Stock.     TC       TC      TC  They will next week.   Meantime call  in and look the place over,    TC  *%*��  **&  V.A  %\\  -k-ft  *��*��-  rWf.  Wt.  -k-K  "���k-A  ���kr6  *k*��  '**-k  ���kfc  *k%  Vi  M-  ���V;  :r THB   BOUNDA.RY 'CREEK.   TIMES.'  >;  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT ASH AW.  Bax els-trks, .Solicitors,  Notaries Pobwc.  Ca hie Addiess.:  *" hallett."  Cnnrta   ') *Be<1 '��cd M'Neill'8    GftEEHWOOD,  (-Ulbec's... B*��'  I. H.  HAL.LET1-  K. C. SH/LW,  M��*-��OD <S BROWN  ba.rk1s1ers and solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc  Offices! "Kxlen.FJood "block. Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown, J. P. McLeod.  CHARLES.AE. SHAW,  CtVLl. ENGINEER,  Dominion    and^ Provincial  L(A*i**d Surveyor.  Q/*?eEWM/OOE>.   .-     ;      ;      ;   B.   C.  BAUER Sr ASHCROFT,  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining and Civil Engineering.  Mlaera.1 ClaLina Surveyed and Crown Granted  I-and a-ii-d Engineering Surveys  W. A. BAUiKrO.C.P. L.S.     ,   A. E. ASHCROFT O.E tP.LS  VAHCOU-VStl aREENWOOD  Wood   Bl��c*k., neat door   to   Custom   office.  C-REENWOOD. B. C.  SOCIETIES.  BOUNDARV VALLEY  LODGE  No. 38,1.0.0. F.  Meets cvecy Tii-csday Evening at 8.00 in their  lodpe rociu lit "Masonic Hall.    A cordial Invi-  tntioii is estcud-cd toall sojourning "brethem.  Frisd "B. HotMss^.G.   W. B. Frith, Rec.Sec  It would Look as if the referendum  might picre: to be a resterentlum for  Mr. Ross.  ��� TheHon. Joseph, couldn't have been  paying tmccb attention to the prayers  that day- Does he doubt the effiicacy  of pray-er iu his case that he is so in-  attenti7e to the chaplain ?  Marconi x-eports . that "' his latest  achi��*veiii<:ii.t %n wirless telegraphy was  the exchange of. messages between  Poldhu in Corp-walli and a point in the  AtLa.ntic-2099 miles distant.   .  From th is distance it would look as  if Col, Prior mig-ht be the chosen of  the Vi-ctoria electorate Monday  Ottawa dispatches indicate that the  recently eLected member for the commons. Mi. IRtley, was favorable to  Prior's return.  The N"orth-erti Securities company is  evidcnta-lly preparing- against the possibility of encountering* legal obstrc-  les south oE the international line by  organizing one in Canada. The Canadian child may be able to do what the  parent cat-mot,  'As an illustration of what an advantage the manufacture of lead pro-  piicts in Ca.nada would be to Canada,  and that tlie Canadian consumer would  pay no more: for the same if the market  were protected it may be stated in  example, that the St. Eugene mine, at  Moyie, East year shipped 10,000 tons of  silv-er-Leitd concentrates to Antwerp,  paying-S17 per ton for freight alone.  These coneeaitrates were smelted and  refined in Antwerp; the pig lead was  then" turned into white and red lead,  and several thousand tons of these  products shipped back to Canada,again  paying h-ea-vy freight charges, all of  which tlie Canadian consumer paid.  (Canadian Northern-  This is the  way  the Colonist tells  the story :  "The Hon W. C. Wells received  yesterday from Toronto from J. N.  GreenshseLda, K. C, the following im-  portaut EeLegram:  "Leading at once for Victoria with  railway -contract signed."  The reference of course is  to the  o  ���negotia-tioM-s. between the Dunsmmr  government and Messrs. Mackenzie &  Mann for -the construction of a railway  from Bute inlet to the eastern-boundary  of the province, which have been carried on by Mr, Wells, and have now  been cro wn e4 with conspicuous success.  In: another despatch received yesterday by Bfr. "-Veils, the reason for Mr.  Gieensltields coming to Victoria at this  time is given. His visit is in connection  with other imprortant negotiations,  concerning^ which he is the bearer of  despatches from Messrs Mackenzie &  Mann to t fee Premier.  No premature announcement ofthe  ssbject ma.tt-er of these negotiations  -wouldlie pioper at the present time.  The Colo-itist is authoriz-ed to state  that tlieleaid offices of the Canadian  Northern system for British Columbia  will located in Victoria, making Victoria the terminus of a transjontinal  system.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  In the Matte* of tlie estate of Charles Wesley  Yedder, late of the City of Greenwood In  the Province of British Columbia. Insurance  Agent, deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN In inirsu.  aucc of tlie Rules of tlieReviscd Statutes  of British Columbia, 1897, Cat). 187, tliat all  creditors and others havltic-claims SKainst tli-c  estate of tlie said Charles weslev Vddder, wlio  died on the 27th day of December, A. D,,* 1901)  are required ou or before the 17th day of April,  A, D. 1902, to seud by post prepaid, or deliver to  the undersigned, solicitors for Mrs. Cora. May  Vedder, Administratrix of the personal estate,  and effects of the said deceased, their christian  names, surnames, addresses and descriptions,  with full particulais of their claims, a state-  ment of their accounts and die nature cf the  securities (If any) held by them, duly -verified.  , Aud further take notice that after the said  l*Jtli day of April A. D., 1902, the said admini-  stratrLx will proceed to distribute the assets of  the deceased among* the parties entitled thereto  ha-vinff rcpard only to the claims of which she  shall then have had notice, and that the said  Administratrix-will not he liable for the said  assets or any part thereof to any -person, or  persons of whose claims notice shall not have  been received by, her at the time of such distribution.  Dated at Greenwood, B. O*., this 17th day of  February, A. D��� 1802.  PRINGLE& WHITESIDE,  Solicitors for Cora May Vedder,  Administratrix,  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  In The Matter ol the estate of Thomas Miller,  late of the City of Greenwood la the Province of British Columbia, capitalist,  deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in. pursu;  ancc of the Rules of the Revised Statutes  of British Columbia, 1897, Cap. 187, that all  creditors and others bavinjr claims against the  estate of the said Thomas Miller, who died on  the 10th dav of July, A. D-1*301, are required on  or before the 17th day of March, A. D,, 1902, to  send by post, prepaid, or delivered to the undersigned, solicitors for John Rae Miller, Admini.  strator of tlie personal estate and effects of the  said deceased, their Christian names, surnames  addresses and descriptions, with full particulars of their claims, a statement of their  accounts and the nature of the securities [if  any) held bv them, duly verified.  And further take notice that after -the said  1.7th day of March, A. D. 1902, the said Admini-  strator will proceed to distributa the assets of  the said deceased among- the parties entitled  thereto, having* regard only to the claims of  which he shall then have had notice, and that  the said Administrator will not be liable for the  said assets or any part thereof, to any person  or persons of whose claims notice shall not  have 1)een received by him at the time of such  dlstrrbution.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 17th day of  Febraairy, A, D. 1902.  P*RING*LE & WHITESIDE,  Solicitors for John Rae Miller,  ' Administrator.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  In The Matter of the Estate of LucianTcdrow,  late of Anarthlst Mountain, In the Province of British Columbia, farmer, deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in pursu  ance of the Revised Statutes of British  Columbia, 1897, Cap. 187, that all creditors and  others havinir claims against the estate o�� the  said I<ucian Tcdrow who dieD on the 22nd day  of November, A. D., 19ol, arc required on or *bc-  forc the 17th day of April, A. D., 1902, to send  by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned,  solicitors for William Lawlesi, Administrator  of the personal estate and effects of the said  deceased, their Christian names, surnames,  addresses and descriptions witlt full particulars  of their claims, a statement of thelT accounts  and the nature of the securities, (if any] held by  them, duly verified.  And further take notice that after the said  17th day of April, A. D. 1902, the said Administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of  the deceased among the parties entitled theieto,  having regard only to the claims of wlilch he  shall then have had notice, and that the said  Administrator will not be liable for ��he said  assets, or any part thereof, to any person or  persons, of whose claims notice shalL not ha*ve  been received by him at the time of such distribution.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 17th day of  "February, A-��. 1902.-"        PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Solicitors for William Lawless,  Administrator,  Certificate of the Registration of an  Extra-Pipvincial Company.  "COMPANIES ACT, 1897"  I HEREBY CERTIFY that "The Waterloo  Consolidated Mining: and MilUdg Company" has this day been registered as an Extra-  Provincial Company, under the "Companies'  Act, 1897" to carry out or effect all or anv of the  objects oj the Company to which, the legislative authority of the Legislature of British  Columbia extends.  The1 head office of the Company is situate in  the City o�� Spokane, State of Washington, D.  S. A.  The amount of the capital of the Company is  $125,000, divided Into 1,250,000sharesof 10cents  encli.  The head office of the Company in this Province is situate at Camp McKitunjy.and Patrick H. Graham, miner, whose addrass IsCatup  McKinney aforesaid, is the attorney for the  Company",  TlKStimeof the existence of the'Company Is  fifty years. '  Given under my hand and seal of oflice at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  10th day of February, one thousand nine liund-  and two.  [t.s.] S, Y. WOOTTNN,  Registrar of Joint Stock Compau ies.  The following are the objects for which the  Company lias been established :  1. To do, transact, carry on, ard engage in  the husiness or undertakings hereinafter enunt  erated and specified within the United States  of America, in the Province of British Columbia, and throughout the whole. Dominion of  Canada: -  2. To locate, buy, purchase, acquire, hold,  own, maintain, equip, work, develop, improve,  operate, sell, let, demise, exchange and mort  irag-e mineral claims, digirinjfs. mines,' and  mineral rights of any and every kind, nature or  description whatsoever : <  3. To buy, purchase, hold, own, deal in. sell,  exchang-e and hypothecate metals, ores, Minerals, concentrates and bullion of every kind,  nature and description :  4. To treat, smelt, mat, rain, stamp and. reduce ores, minerals, metals, bullitm and concentrates of every kind, character and description :  5. To erect, construct, maintain, operate,^v.  purchase, acquire, sell, dispose of. lease, let,  exchange and mortgage mills, smelters, concentrators, and any and alt kinds -of machinery  and appliances for the purpose of smelting,  matting*, c-nnceniratiiij*:, working,, -reducing,  crushing, refininjf and handling ores, minetals,  metals and bullion of all "kinds :  d.   To acquire, locate, buy, hold, own, sell.  let, lease, demise, maintain, develop, operate,  distribute, transmit and furnish water, water  rights, water power, electric ll-glits, electric  light plants, electric power, steam power, and  anv and all Uiudsiof power aud power tilants  for inln'ng and milling purposes :  7. To purchase, acquire, construct, build,  own, hold, operate, maintain, equip, sell, lease,  dispose of, mortgage, and deal in unci with  ditches, 11 tunes, railways, and tramways, both  surface aud aerial, for mining- ami milling  purposes, and for transmitting and transport.  lug supplies to, and the products of, mines,  mills, smelters, and concentrators; and finally,  lo do any and every thing necessary, proper or  convenient In order to have, possess, and enjoy  all and every of the powers, rights, and privileges herein set forth, and to fully and couplet-  ely carry out the said purposes stud 'objects  above specified, in their fullest and broadest  sense and meaning.  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmrmwi,  CP*  <p��-  CP*  <p*  IP*  (p*  (p*  (p*  (p*  CP<  CP*  (p*  CP*  (p*  CP*  (p*  (p*  (p*  CP*  5=^  <P*  CP*  Capital, all paid ip, $12,000,000  $7,000,000.  President:   Lonr> Sthatiicona ,-,>���]> Moost Royal,  Vice-President :   Hon. Cicokiii; A. DKUMJtoNn.  General Manager :   K. S Clouston.  Brandies In London, Eng. \ ffl.^SSL}  Buy aud sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers j Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in anv partjof the world,  Greenwood Branch,   " F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  5ew York, Chicago.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  DON'T KNOW Mineral CI aim, situated In tlie  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District,  Where Located :      Smith's    camp,   near*  Boundary Falls.  TAKE NOTICE tliat we, Geo. R. N2de*n,  Tree Miner's Certificate No. 41655B, and  Sydney M. Johnson, Free Miner's Certificate No. 8120B intend sixty'  days from the date hereof to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant for ahove claim,  .* And further take notice that action   under  cection 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements-  Dated this 15th day of February, A. D., 1902.  *��>  ���terO  **%  ���w-n  ���*=*2  *=��  **%  ���tail  TimmmmmmMmmwmmMMmWM  THE BANK OF  America  Royal Victoria Gold Mining* Company  Limited, Lty.  Notice is hereby given that a special meeting  of the shareholders** of this 'Company will be  held at the office ofthe Company, JRendell building, Copper street, Greenwood, 13. C, on the 7th  day of'March, A. d. 1902, at the hour of 3 o'clock  in the afternoon to discuss, and if deemed advisable, to authorize the sale ot the assets of  the Company.  Dated this Stli day of "February, A.D. 1902.  A. M. WHITESIDE,  22-26    , Secretary.  t5* (c>�� tc& tS* �����?���* tS& t3* w* w* t5* itf* tS** i5* 1*3* w* *5* vr*  Clarendon  Hotel ���  ,2? Corner Copper  and Greenwood *  5 Streets. *  ^  -% Steam Heated fc  ^ Throughout. fc  ^ Rooms 50 Cents   ,       %  5, arid up.-Sfc  ���e , ^  ���  Fine Assortment       .' F��  Tj *%  �� Liquors and Cigars.  Sj  ���SS %  frt?tf'*?*?i���t?t?Z?l?&!!?l<!'~?K?*?*?  CMP  McHHHEY  ...HOTEL.,  Hugh "Cameron" y-": Prop.  Best   Brands  Wines,i,'Ijiquors and  - Cigars.   Good Stabling*,  CAMP McKINNEY. B, C  m  Established 183 6.     Incorpooat��d by Royal Ckarter.*  Capital, ^l,000,000-"$4,866.666.66  Reserve Fund, ^350,000--$1,703,333.33  HEAD OFFICE:   LONDON, ENGLAND;  H. STIKEMAN, General Manager. Montreal,  J  ELMSLY, Inspector, Montreal.  Branches and agents in, all tlie principal cities  of   Canada and thfc  United States, and correspondents in all parts ,  , ofthe world.  Greenwood Branch:  W. G. H. BELT, Manager.  THEfANAPlAK RANK OF COMMERCE  "Willi Which is Incorporated the  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000.      -      Rest, $2,000,000  HON. GEO. A. COX, President.   B. E. WALKER, General Manager  HENRY F. MYTT0N  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  .vsiassmxmBassimmmBiaii^smxmmt.  Engineers. and Mine  Superintcnd-uits will find  it to their interest to refer to cs when in need of  anything in the Pump  line. We make Pumps of  ever/ description for all  services.  - Pump-e*ata!os!ies-iaad  Specifica-tions sent uoon  request. We manufacture also Nortliey Gas and  Gasoline Engine���cheap-  handy���safe. Send for  Kooklet.  Cunlltfea McMillan,  Agents at RossUnd B.C.  Vancouver Engineering  WorKs, agents at Vancouver. B. C.  : i: it.    sub.Yi  The James Cooper 1  ���96-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEG-  MANUFACTURERS OF  -#o  1   lflg��f$0flg$��f9&clllf      ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE   rl  r- DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM-   3  ������  ������  PRESSORS .  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  Ajents Fot The Bullock Diamond Drills. __������������  COMPLETE MINK EQUIl'MENTS  OV ALL KtKDS.  STOCK CA.RKLED IN ROSSLAND.  K. H*. 0. Tl!cnal!v. fSossland, H. C.  ^ailililUiiiiUlUU^UUilliiliiUiaUUiUiUUUUlliililUlillliliiiUiiUillilliUiUiUUiiUiiilUillill^  ^iiaiiiiaiiiaiau^^uiiiiiuu^uiauiuiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiauiiuiiiiuiuiuauuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiia  ^3 ^1 -rA sc  33  I�� NIK  Green-wood is tlie financial and commercial centre 01 the  Bout-daiy Creek District. It is tlie supph' point for the  Mining camps. From the eitv roads lead to Greenwood.  Deadwood, Copper, Summit, Long Lake. Skylark, White  and Atwood, Wellington and other Boundary Creek camps.  1    SSSS3^        Itobt-Wood ore. Scott Galloway, Greenwood.    | THE-' BOUNDARY' :CREE5K;' TIMES,  vs,*"*-*  THINGS IN SHORT METRE,  PROVINCIAL PRESS.  Hon. C. C, Pooiey lias "otei** clm-Cted  speaker of tli e legrislatiir**.-, -iUCcee(3i.ng  tlie late lion. J. I?, Booth, \w  Tlie lejfislsiUlTe hns resinne-rl its. -sitting* ;u*id Uip game of lef?iala.t i*v Cr"jtitig--  pon^" is, getting -.Viirm.l  "The contract villi McKenaie & Miuiri  for Uie, huiJdinsr o*f the Canadian  Northern tlirongii British CoHuunbia  ^���ti-puUtcs as follows : "Worlc to begin  at Bute before June, 19(X>, !Lnd the line  bet\reenKBute Inlet aud Yetiovbead  Pass to be completed within live )-e*rs.  The-companv is.to &*et S+.-oOO per mile  for th�� first 50 miles coinine-iicimgrat  Bate Inlet; from the end of -Hitfirst  ���59 miles to C^uesnelle,*, about LSD males,  they ��� get 34,000 a mile and from Quesnelle to Yellovbead pass they g*el S*,-  500 per mile. Tlie mileage grant is  payable at the end of each* 29 miles of  railway constructed, The . connp:Luy  atso;*g*et 30,000 a c/es per mile , hi West-  mhiister. L-LUooet and Cariboo-districts  The land granted is not subject * to  provincial or municipal taxation until  alienated bj"* lease or sale. The same  applies to tlie stool-'-of the company  until ten years after the completion, of  the railway. Free miners ate to have  access to the lands of the railwray**-  CAKAD1AN COMMENT.  Prince  Henry called oji   Canada at i  Niagara Falls last "Wednesday.  It loolci as if Sir Wilfred Laurier  was contemplating* a vigorous trad'*;  policy in regard to the United States.  Pretoria will remain the capital of  Hie Trans van!.  The Dominion government proposes  to assist Marconi in his experiments  by contributing to the erection, of a  station in Nova Scotia.  Both British imd Boers have been  (jretlisig* in some very lively work lately.  The sum total howexer is "advantajje  in * with the British.  A bill is before the Manitoba legislature which increases the liabilities of  the province over a million and' a half.  It is in the nature of a subsidy to the  Canadian Northern railway.  I     The  liberal   unionists  at the recent  j meeting-of their council   definitely repudiated any  intention   or  desire   to  follow-the lead of Lord Roseberrv.  ������In parliament Tuesday last Mr.  Brodi'ick announced that the g*overn-  lnent was still dispatching- 13,000 remounts monthly, and according to the  Pretoria correspondent of the Times  remounts are still badly wanted in  South Africa.  Thanks.  These are busy times in 'g-overnment  circles at Ottawa and. Victoria. Tliis  is the time of year when the officials  earn their salaries. -Every *. nrail* recently has brought us large quantities  of blue: books from the federal and  grey books from the provincial capital:  Among the former are departai-ent re-  portsof auditor-general, agricidWiTe,  marine, railways and canals, interior,  ���public works, trade and co-mineice,*  canals, pen i tentiaries, Iudiaa' aB'airs  ���etc.,*: and among the latter reports of  public accounts, schools and unities.*  Some' day we trust to be able to look  into their reports and tell our readers  somewhat of their contents.;  Mounted Rifles.  Lieut-Col. Holmes, 'district officer  commanding, has been in town this  week inqxi iring* into the advisa.bi.Hty of  forming- a company of mo anted rifles  here,   ���     '   ���   '  Already over 4-0 names have been enrolled for such a prospective toiupany.  and considerable enthusiasm has been  developed among- the young- men of  the viciniiy. On Monday tirening"  about 40 gentlemen sat . down to, a  banquet at tj< Armstrong gi-veii* in  honor of the visiting oflicer. The  military spirit was kept in check by a  liber*.-.! supply of -mineral water,  "CafdofiTtianlts.  Mr; H. AUvEk iuckc,  Manag"er ICquitabie Life,  My Dhak JHn, AwtNBfiT* g : Will  you accept a widows thanks and  gratitude for your prompt payment of  ' the SZ.SOU poller on the l'fe of my late  dear husband Mr. Vedder, which has  reached me sitFel}' throtig-h the Bank  of Montreal this 2.fth day of January,  1902, Very jjrate-uilly,  Coka A "VgwaBK,  Greenwood, B. C, Jan. 27, l<>n.  The Canadian Mining Institute spent  some time the other day in discussing  the short-comings of the Dominion  government. The convention considers that the government does not do ^i���*. March 3.���In a dispatch  euouffh for the mining industry, and ^om Pretoria dated today, Lord Kitch*  asks that a bureau- of mines be <uer sends details of the disaster to the  established. |e&cort of i he convoy of empty -wagons    ; a t  Vondory, southeast  of Klerksdorf,  Thirty-one delegates, representing Transvaal Colony. The liritish cas-  fourteen places in Canada, arc in Ot- "alties, killed, wounded aud men made  tawa attending the meetings of the "prisoner'", reached the total of 632. In  Dominion Board of Trade, which   has ; addition the Boers captured two guns.  not been active for  twenty-two  years. ; "   '--���"*"-��-*"-****~* ���'���   It is expected <that the organization  will be revived and eventually have a  membership composed of representatives from every important city and  town in Canada.  , Engineers, Firemen, Machinists &  Electricians send for 40 p;iffe pamphlet  containing Questions asked by examining board of. Engineers to obtain  Engineers license. Address, Geo. A,  Seller,  PuijIUue-.      IS1) 4:h   t.     St.  ess $$#����#*��������&����������*���$*#*i�� tS ��f��(*9f��i>  mitcftcll  Has the most complete  Stock     of     Tailoring  $ Goods in the Boundary  ���*'  For ,in  up-to-date'suit  call ou    :    :   :    :    :    :  ��� �������  Green wood's    Leading  Tailor.   *  31* -iii  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  XOTICE.  QUEEN, CALIFORNIA and A.STOR Mitier.il  claims, situated in llic'lv-tlCeIt tacr Mining  Division uf Yale District.  Located aboul .*!!*a milos sorUi ea��-ierly troin  Canij) McKiunuv-.  TAKE NOTICK 'tlut T, Theodore X-tiVbc  Free Miner's Ceriilicate No. IJCOfto,  acting* as agent (or the Rock Creek-Gold Mines,  Ltd,'. Ly., Free Miners Certificate'No, B09864,  intend sixty days from tlie (late Iiereof, to aiyly  to tlie Mining Recorder -for a Certificate of Improvements, for tlie purpose of -obtaining, a  Crown Grant of tlie above claim.  And furtlier tal<e notice tiiat action under  section 37, must be commenced before tlie issuance of sucli Certificateof Imiirovemeiits.  Dated thisSthday of February". A., D-, 1902,  THEODOHE LD1JBE,  Afreiil for the Rod,- Creel,: Gold Kinesi Limited Liabi litv.  HOTEL  (KENWOOD, B. C,  J. C. DOUGLAS,   Prop.   ��� '  EVERYTHING 'FIRST-CLASS.  ams m  THE   BEST   OF   FOREIGN   AND  f I  DOMESTIC WINES, LIQUORS  AND   CIGARS.  rmsT-cDASS  sample 'rooms  TOR   TRAVELLING   MEN.  ACCO M MOD ATION FOR 75 GU ESTS  rteai tlie  or-i-cr of Gcvernmcnt and Greenwood  Streets.  50.00 in cash will buy a seven drawer  n��w Sing-er sewing machine. At A. L.  White's 2nd Hand Store.  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  Slverware  bar goods  j    The   largest   hotels  and finest  residences in'B.C. were furnished br us throughout  WEILER BROS,  VSCTORIA, B.C.  URNITURE  CARPETS'  LINOLEOJIS  Our Curleis Wouldn't Qo it.  W<* areg-lad to be able to stale that  liie r��]>ort that Hie Greenwood   Curlers  defeated the Plioemx team in the rut urn  match last Tii��.s-tlaj-, is i:'i'trklv M-rn-i-  ou'i' irOiiicnATioy, The hoys wouMit't do  -such atliitiji!". T Ileitis ii ry  o*f  living  the valley  where the ice season   ts so |  short, aud season of ifrass and ���flj-srei's J  so long:, unfits the Greenwood pien for!  competition with the hoys of the   kills  who have ice to practice on   the   res  found.   To be brief 'is g-outleincn the*v  ���wotildn'1 if the^ could, as curLers tliej"  couUlu't if the*Y ivould.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  s on uk.  "BOMINIOX'* ami '"NOM1IER TWO" MiiiisraJ  Claims situalo in tlie Keltic1 Klvnr Mliiiiiir  Division of Yak District, Where liK.ited:���In  I)c:iihvooil C:iiU|>.  TA.KE NOTICIi thai I, C'llve  I'rlnttle, Free  Miner's      Certiiicate,      Xo.      B-H7"tl4,     intend  .sixtj* diiys from tlieilule Iiereof to jiii-jiIv to tlie  .Minliig Kouorilur tor n Ci-itl llcnto of l'ln^i-ove-  ineDls for tliu��� |��nr|>osu ol olilitlnhii,' ��  Cfovn  (rrmil o( the iiljori; L-liiini  Ami lurthur iuku tiutiuu Unit ticllon. under  i n   Sccllcm :I7,   must  be eommuiiuc')!. Ijuforo  the  ' issiuinco ol such Corli" -**i|i; of Iui|ir*n\emeiit.  Datol this t'Jih iiii.v- of November, A.. D., 1*901.  01/1 VIC I'-RISG-LE  r GEORGE H. MAYBARB  We ���want2ndhand  g*oods.   Rimu ��ii>  106 A. L. Wbit-e 2n<l Hand coan-pany.  MIIN'EKAL ACT 1896..  Certificate of Improvement.  NOT1CE.  WHITE HORSE nriiieral claim in ilit Ketlle  River Mi n iUfi Drrision of Yale.  Where situate. :    In Co��j)6r Cam)).  TAKE XOTICK that I, R. L. W<i-i<l. Few;  ���Miner'sCertificate2Co. B. *1502, onlieEmlf  o�� nty s��Jf and as aa<;jit for James Gratia***!):, Pn-e  Miner's Certiiicate No. B -1001)9 a.��d  AiiXle HuiS-  .a, Frte Miner's Cerlificale No. Ji-ne-H a*ji*rl  ���Marcaret E. Mercer, FreeMiiie*r"'s CertJ6cale  NO.B55S03, intend sistr davs from tlie date  hercot, to a*p*|>1y to tbeMlnliiK Recunlct For  *��� Certiiicate ol Cirijirov-emeotR for tlicporpose  of ottaiiiinp a. Crown Gra.nl of Die im*v��  claim.  Aiid furtlier tate notice that action, under  section 17, must be commenced bctore Uie  isHuadce of such Certiiicate of Inipro-re-nseuls^  Dated this Ifrtli da.)-of December. VK��.  First issne Januarv 10. B. I,. VTOOB.  GUN  AND LOCKSMITH.  XhL, KINDS   OF RE PAIRING  NEATLY DONE  Bicycles Repaired and Rented.  CORNER OF SILVER ADtD GltEEUWOOD  ��� STREET.  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  TEMPORARY  CHANGE  OF SERVICE.  Un*tiL further advised the steamer  "Kolcaoee" for Kaslo atul "Moyie" for  Kootenay LaJiding* will leave Proctor,  Coancctior from Nelson being as  follows :  Tot Crow's N��st. Winnipeg*. St. Paul,  Chicago, Toronto, Montreal and all  Eastern points,  Leave Nelson, Arrive  7:LS a. in. Daily. 6:15 p.m.  For Kootenay Lake points and Kaslo,  Leave '' Nelson Arrive  4:00 p. m.    Dail y ex Sun.1   10.15 p.ra,  I^or Kootenay Lafce points Proctor to  Kokanee Creek, connection from  Nelson will be 7.15 a. tn., Monday,  Wednesday and Friday, returning- the  same evening 6.15 p. m.  Full particulars from local agents.  E. t HEDPiTH.   - -    Greenwood  J. S. Cakxek, U. J. Coyld,  Die. Pass. Ag*t. A. G. P. A.  Nelson. Vancouver.  For Sale  �����  A complete stock of watch materal with cabinet, one watch glass cabinet  complete with glasses, three work bencfies, two lailes, one watch fcoarti, one  watclisign 40 inches diameter. 22 k go2d ieafatii sundry other articles.  These goods are part of the -W. E. jtlacslierson estate ani must de sold at  once.   For particulars apply to W. 0, VVRJGHT.*'Assi-sruee-  9  K>  >f**\f ���'���Oy* ^**\^ *f\*/ ��/V^* 'm*\rmS\+f*r\*#-^*ipmn  Heavy and  Shelf Hardware,  Groceries  and Provisidns  ���AT THE���  -THB-BES-1-BEER-IN-TOWN-IS-MADE-BY-  & PORTMAN  Proprietors  The Elldiorn Lager Beer Cqntatns only Pure Malt Hops, Try  Iti It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  4*  +  *  "WELL THAT'S FINE"  Is what they all say about  THE NEW GEM SAFETY RAZOR.  Impossible   to cut the  faces  shaves  easily, quickly and cleanly,  Elliistrated booklet free.       Mail Orders promptly filled.  McLennan,   McFeely   &   Company  Wholesale Hardware Merchants,  LZZ Co-rdora Street, VANCOUVER, B.'X.  4*  ���  *��  *��  *��  r  ���K**tF+i��t*!Xir,j,. A,'^;^j *y  .T.TTA[jt^E"T"��rtC~T-^J'.-.-fc-'r';  r. .**rWMW*'*Vffg? ^ ' '

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