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 ���.,\..--.-*.t���* -*���       *u,i,..  1/  ^PPSA,^-*.^  Vol. S.  >*^x8 u^itY  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, JUNE 3, L904.  No. 40  -COMPANY, LTD.  It pays to look your best. We are offering* a line of new goods,  fashionably made and tailored in a masterful manner, The  patterns are up-to-date and popular. The prices are as low as  is consistent with reliable clothing. LET US SHOW YOU  OUR STOCK.  PECK'S  CLOTHING  FOR  FABRICS  FIT AMD  IT TAKES  THE  LEAD.  Black and  Blue Serge  Excellent   Quality.  Highly finished.   A  beautiful line  at   $13.50.  TWEEDS  $5 and up.  WORSTEDS  $12 to$ 18  IN TWEEDS.    An elegant suit; dark  pattern���well tailored.   Special price....  510.  THE LION BRAND of Clothing tills  a long  felt  want.   Trousers with  double seats aud double knees.    Wear, twice  as  long as  any other.    The  suits look well and feel well���so do the prices.  X  X  ?  ?  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  *  $  y  x  x  x  x  x  x  x  X  X  ....  ?  i  thing  ���X  We now have  a'full .range of Clothing, Hats and  *     Caps, fine and heavy shoes.  The new  est  in  COLLARS AMD CUFFS and  a nice  Summer Sweaters.  Our summer underwear  is at  prices  save 3*"0ti the express from Timothy's.  In straw and crash hats  assortment of  that  will  twenty-live and fifty cents.   In felts, black bzmo;  we are  showing some great bargains at  the  stylish  things  we can  show you some nobby ones in Fedoras, Stiffs, American and graecos at reasonable prires.  EH  COMPANY,   LIMITED  ,jw��m;��,^;��>4Jh.>��>.x��;��.;^^^  ���:**'**>>**#��*C">*��X**'^  >X"X"��,I"J*,*'X  1  !  !  I  FOR MEN  We are agen.s for the  best clothing- made in  Canada, the 20th Century  Brand. Before buying a  spring suit or overcoat  see the latest just received  Fine Tweed Suits, Fine  Serge Suits, Shower  Coats,  Special   For   $15.00 %  V  *  Special orders taken, six ���>  hundred samples to choose '��  from. A  4  Engineer   Hazen   is   Now  Examining the Route.  Work Will Be Commenced if Report  Is Favorable.  Ralph Smailes returned last Saturday from the coast where he visited  his family for a few days. Mr.  Smailes spent the winter in England  endeavoring to finance the Midway &  Vernon railway. He found the English n-iarket in an .unsatisfactory condition and a strong prejudice against  British Columbia investments due  largely to ignorance of local conditions  and soreness on account of bad investments in "wilrl cat" mining stocK. Mr.  Smailes returned to New York where  he succeeded in interesting a synicate  of capitalists and* practical railway  men in the construction of the road.  The terms of the agreement ire not  made public but should the syndicate's  engineer report favorable, active construction will be immediately commenced.  W. T. Hazen, a railway engineer of  St. John, N.B., arrived here on Monday. He is acting for the New; York  capitalists and his^repory will, largely  determine whether the road will be  built by them or not. Mr. Hazen, Mr.  Smailes and Mr. Thurston left oil  Tuesday for Carmi. There a man  thoroughly acquainted with the country  was to be engaged and the party was  to continue over the proposed route to  Yernon. Mr. Hazen will examine into  the feasibility of the line and the possibilities of business. It is more than  probable that his report will be favorable since conditions are so favorable  that a practical railway man is almost  certain certain to see the advantages  of having this railway constructed.  Mr. Hazen expects to have his report in before June 20 and should it be  as^anticipated, arrangements^ will be  made immediately for the construction  of the road.  SIMILKAMEEN PROPERTY  pany has repeatedly sampled the ore,  the assay returns giving values ranging from S2.00 to S85.00 per ton in gold,  silver and copper. The assay returns  returns did not include the molybdenite values and go to show that the gold  and silver values are about equal,  while the copper averages a little over  5 per cent., but in* places goes very-  much higher. The smaller leads on  the Bank of Fairview claim range in  value from $2.00 to S1S.00 per ton,  chiefly in gold and silver.  There is abundant water for all purposes in the two streams���Susap creek  and Hunter creek���which flow on  either side of the King Edward group.  Both streams have an abundant flow  of water at all seasons of the year, and  as their course is practically a series of  cascades they afford splendid facilities  for the development of power and for  generation of electricity sufficient aud  more for all the purposes of this Company. This water power is iu itself a  very great advantage, as il does away  with all the necessary expense of the  installation of a steam plant and the  continually increasing expense' of  labor, fuel and wear and tear consequent on the use of steam."  The property is only a. short distance from the line of railway which  will be built up the Simikameen valley.  With the transportation question solved there is no good' reason why the  King Edwardshould not become one  of the big dividend paying minesof  the province.  ���H^x-K^M"^  King Edward Mines. Ltd-, Organized  by Fairview People-  The King Edward Mines, Ltd., has  issued a particularly attractive prospectus descriptive of its mine. The  company was organized in Fairview  this yearjlocal men are on tne directorate. R. H. Parkinson, C. E., is president; H. Jones, vice-president; W. B.  Hine, sec.-treas., and W. A. Hauning,  managing director. The other directors are Thomas Ellis, Penticton; Dr.  White, Fairview, and Dan Brathwaite,  Fairview. The authorized capital is  5500,000 divided into dollar shares. The  company has the King Edward and  eight other claims lying between between Suswap and Hunter Creek in  the Similkameen valley. On the King  Edward considerable work has been  done to prove that the ore bodies are of  vast extent. One ledge is over 40 feet  wide and eight other well defined leads  have been uncovered on the King Edward and other claims. The prospectus says:  The value of this property lies in the  deposits of gold, silver,' copper, and  molybdenite contained in the ore, and  until a mill test of say 100 tons has  been made, no absolutely accurate idea  of the value can be obtained; but the  company has done everything possible  apart from the mill test to arrive at a  fair estimate of the value of the ore.  The property has been examined at  different times by two mining engineers, who have each reported favorably after sampling and assaying the  ore. Their reports are appended  hereto.  The managing director of the Com-  MOREEN SOLD.  Minneapolis People Secure a Good  Thing in Deadwood Camp. ���������������".  H. H. Shallenberger has sold to  Minneapolis parties control in his  Moreen property in Deadwood camp,  which adjoins the Buckhorn mine.  The development Work on the Moreen  has been confined to open cuts aad  shallow shafts. The work done has  proved the existence of a large body of  copper gold ore. The Buckhorn Mine  which adjoins the Moreen on the north  has the highest grade copper ore in  Deadwood camp. The same ore body  is continued through Moreen claim.  The purchasers are all weil known  business people of Minneapolis and  have had a wide and successful mining  experience. A company has been  formed and will be known as the Alliance Gold and Copper Mining Co.  The officers are as follows: President,  Wm. E. Ellis; secretary, I, M. Parsons;  treasurer, and general counsel, D. M.  Earnam. -H,.H..Shallenberger--wilLbe  the manager and will begin operations  at the mine shortly. Mr. Shallenberger has had a wide, and successful  mining experience and will no doubt  place the Moreen, on the shipping list  in the near future.  BOARD OF TRADE.  Supplementary Exhibit Will be Sent  to St- Louis- .-  A meeting of the Greenwood Board  of Trade was held Wednesday .afternoon with President DeVeber in the  chair and the following members  present: 'G. Arthur Rendell, T M.  Gully,King Reese, E. W. Bishop, Fred.  M. MbLaine, Duncan Ross, W. Allison, J. P. Myers Gray, Geo. R. Naden,  J. J. Caulfield, R. C. G. White, J. R.  Brown, M.P.P., and Secretary Gaunce.  A letter was read from H. B. Monroe  stating that as the Boundary exhibit  of minerals was not complete at the St.  Louis exhibition, he had arranged for  a supplementary exhibit and asked  that the Board arrange to send the  same. The Secretary and Messrs.  Naden and Caulfield were appointeda  committee   to   look .after this matter.  The Board eudorsed the movementto  establish local time and then adjourned.  "Not if it cost Ten Dollars  A bottle would I be without Poison's  Neviline, writes J. A.Ruth, a farmer  living near Trenton, Ont. Nerviline  is the best household liniment I know.  We use it for stomach troubles, indigestion, headache and summer complaint. I know of nothing better to  take in hot water to break up a cold, or  to rub on for rheumatism or neuralgia." Every farmer should keep a few  bottles of Nerviline handy and have  smaller doctar bills. Large bottles  25c at the Thomas Drug Co.  William   Robb   Asks   For  Compensation  I  His Honor. Judge Leamy, Arbitrator.  Hears Evidence.  One of the fust cases, uader the  Workmen's Conpensation Act was  heard by His Honor. Judge Leamy, nit-  ting as arbitrator in the court house,  Greenwood, on Tuesday last. The  applicant was Wm. Robb and the respondent, the Granby Company. Robb  was empio3red on Xmas day, 1903, on a  trestle for the compaO.y when he was  ordered by the head caVpenter "to" go  and assist m putting ���**���[ car on the  track. He started to do so but fell between the stringers a distance of Zl}4  feet and was so seriously injured that  he remained in the hospitalfrom that  date until Feb. 6, 1904. It is alleged  that his right lung was r.uptured and  that he was otherwise seriously  injured.  Robb then proceeded to claim compensation for injuries under the Act.  He filed with Registrar McMynn:ir&  quest for conspsnsation .amounting to .  $900. The registrar in turn Jforwanted- '���  this request to Mr. Justice Irving-.of  the Supreme Court who appointed  Judge Leamy arbitrator with all the  powers of a'supreme court judg-e. His  Honor proceeded tc hear the evidence  on Tuesday last, H. C. Shaw appearing .for Robb and D. Whiteside-of  Grand Forks for the company.  Dr. Spankieand Robb himself,, gave  evidence for the applicant. Under the  Act he had to submit to a medical  examination at the request of the company and 'Dr. Oppenheimer who made  this examination gave evkence.  Superintendent Williams, head Carpenter Wright and Engineer Smith  also gave evidence for. the company..  The arbitrator reserved his decision  until he -received -the-stenographer!^  notes  As soon as the award is made if ia  favor ofthe applicant, his judgment  becomes a; "judgment in the County  Court. Either side has this right to  appeal to the full court. ������������  The Workmen's Compensation Act  was passed by the legislature tvy*o.  years ago and is similar to the law in.  force in England. It imposes on.Jhe  employer a liability for any accident  to a workman arising out of 'his'employment. This is'the first case to be  tried under the Act at' least in the  interior and the.final outcome will-be  awaited with interest. -.-��� .,       ... i  '!*  KAMLOOPS ELECTION.  ..,>������  Kamloops, May 30.��� Hour F' J. "Ful*.  ton, provincial secretary-; waS'reelScted'  by acclamation, no opposition ."candidate being nominated. It watt. ,the  intention to run either F J. Deaao, ��*f  the Nelson News, or Dr. Wagq, e*f,*]tta,e  Inland Sentinel, au a Liberal candidate,  but neither was in'a position.to take.  the field at this time. Mr. Swanson, a  lawyer here, was offered the nomination, but it was finally decided, inView  of the shameless action of the government in regard to the short notice te  the electorate, not to contest the election. ���'���::������. ..'���    -*���    *-������' ���"'���������   ���'   '���''���      ;  Had 'Deane ��� or Wade-'-bfceh able to  run, Fulton would hive been defeated  without question.    ,..- . , ���    *  The next move of :McBrJde.ia to steal   .'  a march in Lillooet.   ,T.he premier met'���' '  Archie  McDonald,, of Lillooet,.on the  train at Ashcroft last week.. Together   ���  they .'came to Cherry  Creek, near.here, ::  where they took  the westbound train,  McDonald returning home to prepare  his friends for the fight, and  McBride  sneaked to the coast again..  Keep in touch with that $60.00  cash  prize at the Hunter-Kendrick's store, BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  .;..>���>.>,:������>��:..:..  "STRONGEST IN THE WORLD"  a****^^****'^  Boundary Ore Shipments.  Granby Mines   Mother Lode   B, C. Mine   Snowshoe   Sunset..   Oro Denoro ...;   Brooklyn..... *�����..  Morrison..:..'... .....  R. Bell   Emma   Winnipeg   Golden Crown   ���Athplstan arid Jack Pot   :King Solomon...   No. 7   City of Paris   Senator.   Elkhorn   ���Pf-dvidfence..'..'.....;   E. P. U. Mines and Gold Finch..  Miscellaneous   1900  64 533  5 340  19 444  297  1901  231 862  99-548  47 517  1 731  800  1902.  310 601  141 326  14 727  20 800  8 010  150  Total Tons.  1 076  2 250  1 200  2 000  3 230  99 730  150  560  650  040  1903 j  393 71B  130 492  19 365  71 212  IS 731  15 537  1904  .,42 543  "80 036  Week.  11 040  4 320  900  785  625  850  665  532  325  389 000  3 339  22 937  2 435  *'. 5 646  172  507 811  400!  993  167  569  12 859  420  12 907  1 010  2 968  1 756  265  366  184  270  30  66  682 541     353 154       16 886  ...%.$��;��X<*X<��X��XM.K*'$^  *t'  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  OF THE UNITED STATES.  HENRY   B.   HYDE ...-._  FOUNDER.  Outstanding Assurance  Dec. 31, 1903 $1,409,918,742,00  New Assurance Issued in 1903  322,047,968.00  Income  73,718,350.93  Assets Dec. 31, 1903  381,226,035.53  Assurance  Fund and  all   other  liabilities  307,871,897.50  Surplus  73,354,138.03  Paid Policyholders in 1903  34,949,672.27  JAMES W. ALEXANDER, President.  JAMES H. HYDE, Vice-President.  Allenbenr & Fleminsr, Managers,  H. iM. Lee, Cashier,  f  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  *  [   Spokane, Wash-  Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111.  ������X^X'^',**$'*<l<l*''--Ml*'#^  Items of Cown and Country  ���������  What is Bolna on JInd Being Done &y People mbo  -4tmr  -+���-.-  Tnbabit the Great Boundary Country.   ��   ��   e   ��  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  a  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ft  FINANCIAL �� MINING AGENTS  PUR-  A;'D. Kerr was up to the Carmi last  week.    '.*-"''  Jas. Dale came down from the Carmi  this week.  Keep in touch with that $60.00 cash  prize at Hunter-Kendrick's store.  Grand Forks people are discussing a  midsummer carnival.  Root. Bairn has moved his family  from Camp McKinney.    .  Oh and after June 1st all single  meals at-thie Imperial hotel wilt be 75  cents.  Thos. Walsh of the Kootenay hotel,  has gone to Spokane on a business  visit.  Mrs. J. T. Robilliard of Trail is  visiting * her uncle and aunt, Mr. and  Mrs. J.'J. Caulfield.  For Rent���The residence of Mr. W.  F. Smith, Kimberly ave. Apply  Smith & McRae.  Royer' stage between Greenwood  and Grand Forks is loaded with passengers and express on each incoming  trip.':  Lost���Cuff with gold cuff links with  initials HyFy on Government street,  north. Finder will please leave same  at Post office.  There are a number of men doing  assessment on. West Fork claims.  They feel encouraged over the railway  news.  Those returning from the West Fork  state that good work is being done on  the wagon road and that it is likely 10  be completed this summer.  Miss Goddard, of Rendell & Co.'s,  staff, has retured from a holiday trip to  to the coast.  The regular' meting- of the Greenwood Liberal Association will be held  in Geo. R. Naden's office next Friday  evening, 11th inst.  Midway i*. beginning to reap the  benefit of railway construction close at  hand; Subcontractors and others connected with the Curlew - Widway  branch are making Midway .their head  quarters.  A Grant's Pass, Ore., exchange  states that good progress is being  made at the smelter which is being  erected near there by Albert I. Goodell  formerly manager at Boundary Falls.  W. S. iteith and other Greenwood men  are with Mr. Goodell.  The mines of the Boundary have  shipped over 2,000,000 tons. Before  1900 some small shipments bad been  made but in that year the Granby  smelter was blown in and regular shipments   commenced.     Below   will   be  found the aggregate shipments of the  various mines:  Granby mines ...1,231,477  Mother Lode    455,779  B. C. mine    101,075  Snowshoe *.*.....      94,040  Emma      43,117  Sunset '.. ........    31,188  Oro Denoro     27,537  Athelstan-Jackpot      10,364  Winnipeg   Morrison   Golden Crown    Senator ......  City of Paris........'....  Providence   No. 7 mine   Carmi   King Solomon   Elkhorn   R, Bell       Jewel :   E. P. U.-Goldfinch..  Brooklyn   5,336  3,488  2,875  2,119  2,000  1,628  1,117  890  875  675  560  510  371  150  fourth being owned by the Hall's  mines. The company already  owns the Sunset, which will  make four copper mines tliat will  all be operating soon. In addition this the company gets the  Athelstan gold and silver property.  "The one mile spur to the  Morrison mine will be started at  once and work will follow. The  smelter at Boundary Falls now  has two furnaces. One additional furnace is on the ground  ready to be installed and another  will be sent from the east at once.  In addition to this a converter  plant will be put in this summer."  Four year's total 2,017,172  MINING DEAL A SUCCESS.  Montreal & Boston Co.-Will Take  Boundary Properties.  "When i left New York last  Wednesday, the deal for the purchase of the mines in the Boundary country by the Montreal &  Boston Consolidated Mining &  Smelting company was practically closed," said Fred H. Oliver,  manager of the Morrison mine,  who returned yesterday from the  east, to the Spokesman-Review.  "The stock for the Morrison  stockholders will be issued at  once, and I understand that the  first payment on the Dominion  Copper company's properties was  made a week ago last Saturday.  There is a large amount of stock  to issue, but it is to be attended  to at once.  "The Montreal & Boston company, which is controlled principally by New York men, has  now about 70 per cent of the  Morrison stock. We take all  stock in the new company for our  Morrison company stock, giving  30 shares for one.  The company gets all the  Dominion Copper company's properties, amounting to about five  claims, three fourths of the  Emma   group,    the  LEAD BOUNTY EXTENDED.  Ottawa, June 2.���The bill to  amend the lead bounty act, so as  to meet the wishes of the Associated Silver-lead mines and the  boards of trade of Southern British-Columbia,--passed-through  committee and was read a third  time this afternoon. Under the  amended act, provision is made  for the payment of a certain proportion of the bounty upon surplus ore exported from Canada  for treatment.  Phoenix, June 2.���Dr. Otto  Sussman of Frankfort, Germany,  an eminent metallurgist, has  been spending the week in the  Boundary, making a close exam-  anination of our mines and  smelters. Most of the time was  spent in a thorough examination  of the Granby mines, both above  and below ground. Dr. Sussman  is connected with the German  branch of the American Metals  Co., a large New York concern,  that has something to do with  the handling of the product of  the Boundary mines when it gets  into marketable form. He has  been at Butte, Salt Lake Cityt  Denver and other western points  and will shortly proceed to Arizona, where he will continue his  exhaustive examinations of the  metalliferous deposits and reduction works. His firm in this way  other   one keep in touch with the sources of  MINING    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT  CHASED   OR DEVELOPED.  : THE:-  Copper Street.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  PRIVATE RO  Charle  MEALS AT ALL HOURS  >UR   COFFEE  ��rop'r.  OMS  FOR  LADIES.                                                   TRY  C  >s R Wttock,    :    9  supply of the metals   in  which  they deal so extensively.  WHEN IN NELSON  STOP AT THE  The new manager B. Tomkins  has made it the leading hotel of  the Kootenays.  Y  X  X  I)  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIE. *     "'r~,  MAY DAY, DEER TRAIL, AND DIAMOND  JOE Fractional Mineral Claires, situate in  the   Greenwood  Mining* Division  of Yale  District.   Where located:   Between Greenwood and Summit camps.  TAKE.NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ag*ent  for Jane Russell,  Free   Miner's  Certificate  No. B55293, Wellington Elson, Free  Micer's^Certificate ^Nor "BSS3Z8r"ati*!"Evan"  Pany,      Free      Miner's      Certificate      No  B80121,       intend sixty        days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Miuin-j*  "Recorderfor Certilicatesof Improvements,for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the  above "laims.  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.  Comfortable Rooms.  Everything First Class.  *  X  X  v  X  THE SWAYNE HOUSE,  Silver Street,  Greenwood,  Notice.  In re Lot 1012, Group one, Osooyoos Division,  Yale District,  Whereas proof of loss of certificate of title  No. 2141a issued in the names of Robert Wood  anil Charles Scott Galloway has been filed in  the office.  Notice is hereby (riven that I shall at the ex-  fiiratioii of one month from the date of the first  nsertion hereof, issue a duplicate of the said  certificate, unless, In the meantime, valid objection be made to me in writing.  W. H. Edmonds,  District Registrar.  Land Registry Offiie,  Kamloops, B.C., February 1st, 1904.  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "GLOBE" mineral claim situate in the Greenwood Miuinjr Division of Yale District.  Where locatiMl: on Horseshoe Mountain, on  Main Kettle river.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for James Anderson, Free Miners'  Certificate No. B75359, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply tc the Mininir Recorder  for a Certificate of Iniprovements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim. *  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such Certificate of Impiovements.  Oaled this 12th dav of December, A. D., 3903.  mch2S ' I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.  Bengal and Bristol mineral claims, situate  ir the Greenwood Mining* Division of Yale  District.  Where located:   In Smith's camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur Murdoch  Whiteside, agent for Henry ^f. Machin, Free  M ner's Certificate No. B. 8O1J6. intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certilicatesof improvements,  for the purpose 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 Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of January. A. D. 1904.  A. M. WHITESIDE.  Just arrived, a nice new lot of  Spaulding's Sporting- goods. Baseballs, bats and mits, etc. At A. I*-.  White's, the Second Hand Man. ^  BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  6 on  !  SO yard rolls, S feet wide  $4.25.   6 feet wide $4.75.  $1.75.  25c and 35c.  A- L. WHITE  the 2nd Hand Man,  jjn  STANBARB  BATH TUBS  A)A)i3C AND .^C-A^JSC  LAVATORIES  ���  E.  W*-BISHOP  PLUMBER  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  The largest   hotels and finest  residences in B.C. were fur-1'  nished by us throughout  WEILERBROS.  VICTORIA. B. C.  BICYCLE AND  ���*���x^^.X'">x���KXK���''X��>^���>^'^���cK���"t"^<������w���,4Mi,  ���i* ���>  x  X  f  r  X  X  X  X  X  X  %  MACHINE REPAIRS   |  SKATES SHARPENED. |  PAINTING AND |  SIGN WORK, i  i Copper St.    Greenwood. 1  t i  .^X*W*K"H'*':��>*K"W*>*W  ���fe. BARRY YUILL  . ..,'3-'*f+**e-..  jfT^^A^���-^*^"*  V. V  PRACTICAL      "WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER.  Ml work guaranteed   SS-EENWOOD.  THE GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier has displayed  grjat patience in the debate on the  Grand Trunk Pacific. The Opposition  has been animated by two motives���  to gratify the Canadian Pacific by attacking a rival project, and to waste  time in order, if possible, to throw  the general elections over into next  year, when a formidable ally, in the  form of hard times, might perhaps  come to Mr. Borden's aid. Sir Wilfred  would have welcomed all fair criticism of the Government's scheme, but,  instead of that, the Tories have kept  the House listening for weeks to farfetched predictions of disaster, to  aspersions upon the good fait.i of the  Grand Trunk directors, and to the  mere multiplication of words for the  sake of prolonging the session.  It has been argued that the Grand  Trunk Pacific is getting too much;  also that it is getting too little and  must return to Parliament for relief.  Mr. Blair's condemnation of the  scheme has been made much of by  Mr. Borden. But he has ignored Mr.  Blair's condemnation of his own proposal to acquire the unprofitable Lake  Superior division of the Canadian  Pacific.  The running-power provision has  been derided as impracticable, yet a  similar provision appears in Mr. Borden's plan for reaching Winnipeg,  that is to say he would buy the Lake  Superior section of the Canadian Pacific arid allow other roads to use it.  Mr. Haggart admits that the Canadian Pacific carries wheat in winter  from Winnipeg or Fort Willian to St.  John for loading on its Atlantic  steamers, but insists that the Grand  Trunk Pacific, with more favorable  grades and curvatures, will not be  able to do so.  Mr. Lennox says in effect that the  back country of Ontario and Quebec  is an irreclaimable desert and the Gov-.  ernment, in building this road through  it, is simply throwing away money.  Then he adds that if there is much  good land there, Ministers are neglecting their duty in not retaining control  ofthe line; in other words, in renting  it to the Grand Trunk Pacific.  Mr. Osier, a Canadian Pacific director, denounces the provisional directors of the Grand Trunk Pacific as  "fakirs." They consist of such men  as Sir Rivers Wilson, who was sent  by Lord Beaconsfield to handle the  finances of Egypt, and who is chairman of the Graud Trunk Railway with  its 40,000 shareholders in the United  Kingdom; Lord Welby, a distinguished  public man, and Mr. Smithers, one of  the best known men on the London  Stock Exchange, both directors of the  Grand Trunk; to say nothing of Mr.  Hays, Senator Cox and Senator Gio-  son. These "fakirs" have deposited  $7,000,000 as security for the fulfilment  of their contract. Mr. Osier and his  co-drrectors of the Canadian Pacific  deposited only $1,000,000.  This sort of thing does not enlighteu  .any__onejm_dawa.siJlPjt J.gi tended^ to, ^ The  Opposition took its cue in this matter  from Mr. Osier, and Mr. Osier wants  to head off a rival road. Meanwhile  the West is crying aloud for better  rail facilities for handling its constantly increasing crop, and the older provinces, that have been losing ground  of late, desire to see their vast tracts  of new territory brought within reach  of a market. Having to choose between the interests of the Canadian  Pacific and the interests of the country  at large, Sir Wilfrid prefers to serve  the latter.  This is the real issue between the  two parties. It became dear when  Mr. Borden proposed to take the Lake  Superior section of the Canadian Pacific off its hands while paying it a price  sufficient, at a most moderate estimate,  to complete and equip a better route  between Winnipeg and Sudbury or  North Bay through American territory.  From beginning to end the Opposition  has been steered by Mr. Osier, with  the object of preventing all-rail competition to and from the West, national  considerations being treated as of no  account, just as in the United States  the existing transcontinental roads are  fighting .against the construction of  the Panama Canal.  Application For Liauor Licence  For Sale���Good saddle horse and  cheap pack horses also a good 2700  pound work team, light and heavy  wagons, carts and a black dress with  2nd hand marriage license. A. L.  White, 2nd Hand Man.  It Is Highly Injurious-  To use a cheap drastic physic.  Safest remedy for constipation and  torpid liver is Dr. Hamilton's Pills of  Mandrake and Butternut which loosen  the bowels without griping pains. Use  only Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Price 25��  at the Thomas Drug Co,  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of T.icense Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood held thirty days  after the date of this notice, for a  license to sell liquor by retail, upon  the premises now known as the Windsor Hotel, and being situate on lots 31  and 32, Block 7, in the said City of  Greenwood, either under an Hotel  License or Saloon License, whichever  may be granted by the * said Board of  Commissioners.  Ernbst J. Car-tier.  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that we intend to apply at the first meeting of  the Board of License'Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood held thirty days  after the date of this notice, for a  license to sell liquor by retail, upon  the premises known as the Arlington  Hotel, aad being situate on lot 22,  block 7, in the said city of Greenwood,  either under an Hotel License or Saloon  License, whichever may be granted by  the said Board of Commissioners.  Thomas Pbickart  Phil McDonald.  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that we intend to apply at the first meeting of  the Board of License Commissioners of  the City o Greenwood held thhiy days  after the date of this notice, for a  license to sell liquor by retail, upon  the premises now known as the National Hotel, and being situate on Lots  18 and 19, block 7, in the said City of  Greenwood, either under an Hotel  License or Saloon License, whichever  may be granted by the said Board of  Commissioners.  J. W. Cascadbn  D. W. Honnley.  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licencing Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  license to sell liquor by retail, undei  an-hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Victoria Hotel, and  being situate on lot 24, block 12, in the  said City of Greenwood.  Gilbert Gunderson.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  days aster the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Imperial Hotel, and  being situate on Lots 35 and 36, Block  12, in the said City of Greenwood.  Graham & Parry.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I int-end  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licencing Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Kootenay Hotel,  and being situate on lot 16, block 7, in  the said City of Greenwood.  Thomas Walsh.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licensing Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Pacific Hotel, and  being situate on Lots 33 and 34, Block  7, in the said City of Greenwood.  H. B. MaddRN.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1903.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that we in-  intend to apply at the first meeting of  the Board of Licencing Commissioners  of the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as -the Royal Hotel, and  being situate on Lots 27 and 28, Block  F, Fisher addition, in the said City of  Greenwood.  Poupore & McVeigh.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that we intend to apply at the first meeting of  the Board ot Licencing Commissioners  of the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Norden Hotel, and  being situate on Lot 6, block 14, in the  said City of Greenwood.  Andrew Sater  William Johns.  Da.ed the 3rd day of June, 19"4.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of tho  Board of Licencing Commissioners of  the Cijy of Greenwood held thirty days  after the date of this notice for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  ae hotel licence, upon the premises  known as the Queen's Hotel, and being situate on Lot 5, block 14, in the  said city of Greenwood.  David Manchester  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Boara of Licencing Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood held thirty days  after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Commercial Hotel,  and being situate on lot 8. block 5, in  the said city of Greenwood.  William Green.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licencing Commissioners of  the City of Gieenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  au hotel licence, upon the. premises  now known as the Greenwood Hotel,  and being situate on Lots 20 and 21,  Block B, Sutherland addition, in the  said City of Greenwood.  W. J. Simpson.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licence Commissioners. of  the City of Greenwood held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for  a licence to sell liquor by retail, upon  the premises now known as the Rossland Hotel, and being situate on Lot  30, Block 12, in the said City of Greenwood, either under an Hotel Licence or  Saloon Licence, whichever may be  granted by the said Board of Commissioners.-^ -������--~���^-^_-*,_... _^^.=._^___^i_i^.  Geo. Wei-wood.  Dated the 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licence Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood held thirty  days after the dale of this notice, for a  license to sell liquor by retail, upon the  premises now known as the Clarendon  Hotel, and being situate on Lots 13 and  14, Block 12, in the said city of Greenwood, either under an Hotel Licence or  Saloon Licence, whichever may be  granted by the said Board of Commissioners.  Julius Ehrlich  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notice is hereby given that I intend  to apply at the first meeting of the  Board of Licencing Commissioners of  the City of Greenwood, held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, under  an hotel licence, upon the premises  now known as the Pioneer Hotel, and  being situate on lots 20, 21, and 22,  block 5, in the said city of Greenwood.  John W. Nblson.  Dated tha 3rd day of June, 1904.  Application For Liauor Licence  Notioe is hereby given that we intend to apply at the first meoting of  the Board of Licencing Commissioners  of the CHy of Greenwood, held thirty  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend to apply at the first meeting of  the Board of Licence Commissioners  of the City of Greenwood held thirty  days after the date of this notice, for a  licence to sell liquor by retail, upon the  premises now known as the Ottawa  Hotel, and situate on Lot 3, Block D,  Sutherland addition, in the said city of  Greenwood, either under an Hotel Li*  cence or Saloon Licence, whichever  may be granted by the said Board of  Commissioners.  Frank Feka,  Dated this 3rd day of June, 1904.  IN    THE    SUPREME    COURT    OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA-  IN THE MATTES of the  "Judgments Act.  18 9 9". and Amending Acts, and  IN THE MATTER of two certain judgments  obtained la this Honorable Court at the suit  of  WILLIAM PRICE Plaintiff  '," (Judeapnt Creditor}  AND  THp.WESTERN COPPER COMPANY. Limited.  (Non-Personal Liability)       Defendant  -:-;. (Judgment Debtor)  NOTICE IS HEREBY GlYEN*that on the  20th day of June, 1904, at the hour of eleven  o'dlock In the forenoon, at the Court Hous�� at  the City of Greenwood, I shall sell by public-  auction for cash, t the highest bidder, th*  lauds and minerals hereinafter specifically described, to satisfy two certain judgments above  mentioned, amounting* to $9088.32 and $9140.64  respectively, with interest accrue<Lduefron- the  26th day of April, 1904, to the datcof sale, at the  rate of five per centum per annum, and costB  taxed at $105.u3, and costs of sale.  Following* is the description of the said lands  and mine, als: "All that parcel or lot of land  situate in the Osoyoos Division of the Yale District and numbered Lot one thousand and fourteen (1014), Group one (1) aud known an the  "Greyhound" Mineral claim, en the official  plan or survey of the said Osoyoos Division of  Vale District, and all minerals, precious and  base (save coal) which may be found therein in  veins, lodes or rock in place, and whether such  minerals are found separately or ia combination with each other."  The following* charges and incumbrances ap-  Sear registered at the Land Reglotry Office at  [amloops, against the said lands and minerals  1. Judgment in favor of William Price  against the Western Copper Company, Limited  (Non-personal liability), dated the 3rd day of  January. 1902, registered the 11th day of January. 1902, and the 11th day of January, 1904, for  the sum of *.���*!!4M2. c  2. J*.!*.l/i:it*.-.i. in favor of Henry E. Price  agaiust Uie said Cum p. ny, dated the 3rd day of  January, W0J. registered the 11th day of January, '902. and the llth day of January, 1904,  for the sun of $1096.37.  3. Judgmen. in favor of William. Price  against the said Company, dated the 9th day of  June, 1902, registered the 12th day of June, 1902,  for the ium of $8354.48.  Intending purchasers must satisfy themaelvee  as to title.  Dated this 2nd day of June; 1904.  WM. G. McMYNN,  District Registrar.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  Solicitor for Judgment Creditor..  I GREENWOOD I  < June 2, 1904 l  I     REGISTRY.      )  \ L. S.  f  Law Stamps,  50 cents.  IN  THE   SUPREME    COURT  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  OF  IN THE MATTER of the Land Registry Act,  and Amending Acts:  and         IN THE MATTER of the amendment of a certain Map and Survey showlag a subdivision  of a portion of the Western part.of the South  half ofthe North-East quarter, and the North  half of the South-East quarter of Section  32. In Township 70. tn the Osoyoos Division ot the District of Yale ia the Province  of British Columbia, deposited In the Land  Registry Office at Kamloops. and numbered  97:  LET ALL THE PARTIES CONCERNED  attend before the Honorable Gordon Hunter,  Chief Justice, or such other Judge as may be  sitting at the Court House in the City of Vancouver at the lime specified at the foot hereof  upon the hearing of an application on the part  of Frederic Keffer aud Mary Garland for aa  Order that the Map or Plan numbered 97, and  depos ted in the Land Registry Office at Kamloops, and showing a subdivision of *i portion of  the Western part of South half ofthe North*  East quarter, and the North half of the South-  -East quarter of Section 32, in Township 70 in  the Osoyoos Division of the District of Yale In  British Columbia be amended or altered by  striking out of the said Map that portion there- '  of described as fellows:���Commencing at the  South-Westerly corner of Lot 1, in Block 3.being the Intersection of the Northerly limit of  Garland Street with the Easterly limit of Van.  couver Street; thence North thirty-three degrees and foar minutes East 330 feet, or ta the  North-Westerly corner of Lot 10, In Block 3;  thence 40 feet North fifty-Mx degrees and fiftv-  five minutes West.or to the North-Easterly corner of Lot 10, in Block 7; thence 430 feet North  thirty-three degrees and four minutes East, or  to a point lu the North-Easterlv limit of Norway Street: thence South fifty si*****degrees and  fifty-five.mlnutes Ea��t_9.8.feet, more or less, to-  a point In the Westerly limit of Block 58;the*nce  85.8 feet South fourteen degrees and live minutes  West; thence 80U feet South forty-eight degrees and forty-seven minutes East to a point  on. the Westerly bank of Boundary Creek;  thence South-westerly along and following  the bank of Boundary Creek to a point in the  North-Easterly limit of Garland' Street: and  thence 243.7 feet North fifty- six-degrees and  fifty-five minutes West to the place of commencement:  Dated this 28th day of May. A.D. l'>04.  GORDON HUNTER, C. J.  Per W. G; M., Reg'r.  This summons was taken out by Isaac H.  Hallett, of Greenwood in British Columbia, Sell  citor for Frederic Keffer and Mary Garland.  To,  W. H. Edmonds, Esq.,  Registrar of Titles,  Kamloops, B.C..  And to all parties interested.  In support of the above application will be  read  the  affidavits of   Frederic   Keffer   and  Thomas A. Garland, sworn and Sled herein.  NOTE.  If you do not attend cither in person or by  your Solicitor at the place above mentioned  at the time mentioned at the foot hereof,  such Order will be made and proceedings  taken as the Judge may think just and expedient. ��� .  .   ���  Let this Summons be heard at Chambers at  the Court House at Vancouver. B. C, on Wod-  netday the Sixth day of July, A.D. 1904, at tbe  hour of 10.30o'clock in the forenoon, or so soo  thereafter as the Judfe may ait and Counsel  can be heard.  And further let this Summons be served upon  W. H. Edmonds, Esquire, Registrar of Titles,  Kamloops, B. C, and notice of application published in the Boundary Creek Times, a weekly  newspaper published in the City ot Greenwood,  until the return hereo'.  GREENWOOD  G. HUNTER, C. J.  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT  sixty days after date we intend to apply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at the northwest  corner of lot No. 2036: thence west along north  boundary of lot No. 849; thence to the east line  of lot No. 2T*37; thence north along east line of  lot 2337, to the southwest corner of lot 2336;  thence east along south line of lot No. 2336, to  the northwest corner of lot No. 848; thence  south along west boundarv of lot No. 848, to  point of commencement, containing about 147  acres. . .,' ���  ROBERT HAMILTON  SAMUEL   G. STOOKE.  Dated the first day of January, 19CH,  1 GREENWOOD 1  J. May28,l���� \  I     REGISTRY.    )������'  HIHBBAL   ACT.  Certiiicate ef laprcreaeat.  NOTICK.  "Anglo-Saxon" "Deer Bill" and "Little Pete"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.    Where  located:   On San or Baker Creek on or near  Anarchist Mountain.  TAKE  NOTICE that  I. John-P. McLeod,  Piee Miner's Certificate No. B 80240, acting as  agent for Thomas McDonnell,   Free   Miner's  Certificate No B 55381 and   Marv   A.   Desro  slers.   Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.   B  80158,  intend,      sixty        days      from       the       date  hereof,  to   apply   to   the   Miuing  Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants to the above  claims.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced  before tbe issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this *Bth day of May, 1904.  J. p. M'LEOP, BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT & SHAW  .Barristers, Solicitors,   ���  ���'.Notaries Public.    *���  Cable. Address :.     hallett.?'   -       .*.���������*  f,���.���.  j Bedford M'Neill'si(3ReEiVM/ooo,  *-nnKS   ) Morelng&Neal's ������ _  Lelber's.  i. n. HALLETT.  n. c. SHAW.  M��'LEQD-& BROWN  ������ Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc  Office's: Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  '." Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown. J. P. McLkod.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell -Block,      ������'    Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAWi   ���'������������  ���   Civil Engineer,  "    . Dominion ' a'kb    Provincial  Land Surveyor, ���   *- ���*  Office with Gaunce. & Wickwire. ��� *  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    :     '.-      ";       ':    B..G.  A. E. ASHOROFT.   : .  Dominion and  .-���*.. Provincial  Land Surveyor.  ���������lining and Engineering Surveys.  ,   .Underground Worlt a.Specialty.  tfood Block (next Customs.pflice.)    *..,..,  .������������'���.; r GREENWOOD,. B. C  GREENWOOD  BARBER SHOP. '  ���W. D. Flinn, Prop.  Sharp Razors. "-,* * Clean Towels  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Streei.       -     Greenwood, B.C.  &   BOUNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE^  ^Sw^e*** No. 38.1.0.t). F. "  Meets every'Tues<lay: Eveiiitfp at 8 00 in  the  I. 0. O. V. Hall. , A" cordial. Jn.vi.tatiou is ex  tended to all* sojourning; bretherni  .  E. FbvLE Smith,        .'   Fred B. Holmes.  N. ,G. *,.'.    .Rec.-Sec.  Gbe'  Bpundari Creek Times  .'���;������������      *.. ���      :."���"   '    ���  ���: .������.-���:,    ������  ���     ���';.;:  ;:*��� "Issued every Friday  Dc'KCA-N.'-Ro's.s:.-... .V-,..'...:*,. Makao^ng Editor  'SUBSCRIPTIONSIN ADVANCE."'  .Per Yeak -..,   .Six Months...:........*. .*.  To 'Foreign Countries .  .:   2 00  .:.y :....'.  1 2**'  I  -, v .,*2 SO  ���������',  ���:-": ���'  ' xgg?%3K     ���'������*������'   "'  ���_***.*������'  ,    <UNION(^y)L.ABEL>     '  .       -FRIDAY,   MAY 27 1TO4*"*"  . *'* *  church -union:''*  .".-���  ^; There* are good g*rounds for believing "that' the much -discussed  union, of the Presbvterian,*Me'tho-  dist and Congregational churches  in Canada* will materialize. No  good reasons have been advanced  against such * a .movement. It  is rather a striking commentary  on the enlightened Chistianity of  the -twentieth century, that there  is to-day* keener .competition  among the' churches tkan probably any other institutions.  Here in Canada two' and of ten  three men. are* doing one man's  work,- each drawing half or third  pay. while work for two men iu  some other point remains undone.  The religious side of' this question is left to clergymen to discuss.* ��� Prom the standpoint of  good citizenship, a live progressive: church is.a valuable asset in  a-ny .community. Those ��� who  have'the-best interests of this'  great * country ��� at heart would  regret to see communities built  up in the unsettled portion without the church and the school.  Today ministers Of' separate denominations -are - starving each  other out of some locaHties while  there is a loud call for men to go  and;-*preach the gospel in man}*  places and there are but few who  answer the call. ". ?  y$houl-d" the union .-take place,  the ������ church ..would become more  progressive ���' and aggressive "in  the*older settled communities and  its?-ministers would-be able to  fake-apposition ' more in keeping.  with their high calling, and then  there would be men available to  build up,'what is necessary iu  every health}* communit}-���a live  church.  THE MAN AND HIS MISSION  Even a knocker is sometimes  useful. William ' Fleet Robertson, the provincial minerologist,  has relieved the anxiety of those  timid ones who conjectured all  sorts of trouble as soon as the  East' Kootenay reserves ��� were  thrown open. It was feared that  there would be such a rush into  this much* advertised and ' much  discussed district, that there  would be many 'disputes' about  locations, and that serious trouble  might ensue. There is not much  danger now - if Mr. Robertson's  opinion is worth anything .and if  it is not, then hi.s salary should  be saved to the province.  : The government was beseiged  by importunate* licence . seekers.  It knew hot "which way to turn.  Whatever ' action it might take  would offend an, opposing* faction  and the government was not particularly anxious to offend any  one. So William Fleet Robertson was sent into., the Flathead  district. ' He returned and. published a' report. " Prospectors and  speculators in oil fields who take  any stock* in Mr. Robertson's report will hot give a button for a  license, * The)** will not make any  strenuous - fight ������ for- locations  which such a renowned expert  describes in' concluding hisvery  interesting report as follows: "I  would report the actual seeping  of oil in, three or four places; that  the existence of a body of oil  underground is . quite possible  though exceedingly problematic;  that if such body of oil does occur it can only be demonstrated  by boring iu all probability to a  considerable depth and at considerable cost."  Thus is peace* and good , order  in this glorious province maintained. ' Who ' would ' want to  have this. province disturbed by  an inrush of people such as have  made mining camps on' the other  side notorious?" 'Twere much  better that.our resources should  be belittled 'than 'have 'a 'large  influx of people. :. 'British Colum-'  bia can get~along with outpopu-  lation anyway. Man has a nasty  habit of spoiling natural scenery  and scenery is. what every true  British ��� Columbian boasts about.  The province is of course in debt  but debt only adds to the charm  of living so' long as there is  scenery.   ������������������  It* is not' the first time that  William Fleet Robertson headed  off a threatened boom. Last year  there was exceeding great danger  that the Popular Creek district,  would become possessed of - a  ���'.boom" but Mr. Robertson went  there and. reported.     Since then  all one hears of Popular Creek is  contained in the pert paragraphs  of Jim Grier in the Popular Nugget. And then there is the  Similkameen. A few years ago  Mr. Robertson went there and  reported. Since then the Similkameen rich in mineral and other  resources has not been troubled  with a boom and its people have  had abundant opportunity to  study its magnificent scenic  beauties.  A few misguided residents of  this province who'have not* yet  realized that its ideal destiny  does not lie in the exploitation'of  its natural resources, suggest  that it is unfair to monopolize  the valuable services, of William  Fleet Robertson; that other  countries less rich in natural advantages should not be.entirely  shut out from the benefit of his  services; and that that Mr.'Robertson should be. spared for a  brief season: This is of course a  selfish world and it is goodpolKry  when you have a good thing to  stick it. Experiments are sometimes .costly and in the absence of  Mr. Robertson the mineral resources of the'province might be  developed, there might be an influx' of' capital andmen���in fact  a boom might come'.    '       ' ''  TO ENCOURAGE REPATRIATION.  The Times has been aske.1 to draw  attention to the fact that to further encourage the repatriation of Canadians  who have takca the oath of allegiance  to a foreiffn country the Government  of Canada at the last session caused an  act to be passed providing* that any  such who renewed their domicile in  Canada can be re-naturalized in a  period of three, months. Aliens who  have not at any time been British subjects cannot be declared British subjects until after three years' residence  in Canada and subscribing to the  necessary legal formalities.  '  . DR. MATHISON  DENTIST    ���. *. ' ���  Naden-Flood Block', Greenwood, B. C  :;s^s^msmmm^s?ma*miBmassss.'  1  SPONGES 5c  SPONGES 10c  SPONGES ,15c  SPONGES 35c  SPONGES 50c  SPONGES 60c  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  �� ��  Capital, all paid up, $13,973,560.        Rest  ..$10,000,000.  President.   Lord Stkathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drdmmond..  General Manager -.    E. S   Ci.ooston.  Brandies in London, Eng. j effi'Vr<ffla.} New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling* Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available In any -partfof the world.  Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.  *=0  ���te-9  *=*2  --=���2  *=*r9  ��*=2  itef)  ***2  fe=9  TiMmiamismMmmMmmmmmmmK  INK OF  With Which is Amalgamated,  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.     ',** '  * Paid-up capital '. $   8,700,000  Rest    .........     3,000,OoO  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over....'    83,000',000 .  LOn^no��[fombardSt.E.C.'       '   '     ����� York Agency     n.��er ^gents.  16 EXCHANGE PLACE. *      .   '      '        '  In addition the Bank has 107 branches and agencies in Canada and the United  St-xtes,J  including the follo\viny in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory  GREENWOOD,  IKAML-OOPS.   '  LADYSMITH,  ATLIN.  CRANBROOK,  DAWSON,  TERNIE.   *  NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,  NELSON, VICTORIA,  N.WESTMINSTER'WHITE HORSE,  Branches in the United States:  SAN FRANCISCO.       PORTLAND,    -SEATTLE,      SKAGWAY  and sold and every description of   banking*  GREENWOOD. BRANCH,-      .-  .'������ y-.W. 'ALLISON.''Manager. * -  NEW YORK;  Deposits received, exchanjjejboiiffht  business transacted i  11  ���WHICH TELL THEIR OWN STOREY  "Richard F. Post was appointed a receiver forthe -**��� '.   .  Peabody Fire Insurance Company of, Baltimore. ._ T}he ...,;  ��� Company lost $700,000 by reason of the fire and ii-'had *A  0         assets of $300,000."                                   ,: ���   ���*,. '     .  .,  "The Liverpool and 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. ' "'' r" ���*,  THE LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE', has over  three  million dollars invested in Canadian Securities. '���:. *v  When insuring* why not be sure of indemnity in case of loss ?.  Bealey Investment & Trust Company,; M\  GEORGE R. NADEN, Manager       .'  Agents Tor The Liverpool & London & Globe.    The Phoenix Assurance Company of London, En  The British America Assurance Company of Toronto, Ont." ;  <*KK*KK***<'**0**0*00<K>0^^  cmh  OO  b   o   o   o  ;fei  Nicely Fni-nisliecl  ��� Rooms.  9 ... .   Q.  0 IK><X><K>O*CH>OOO0<><X3OO0<>0<>0<><K3 0<KK>0-0<X><X>0<^00<>b<)^OOOb<>0<><7  Hot and Cold Baths  r   , Free*: to'. Guests.!  ' ���-    ��� '���'    : ; ' y '��� '\ '���'  :SSi: Proprietor.;^ '���:' ������! ���; ^\k  ubseription Price is Only $2.00 11  BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  RAILWAY  RUMBLINGS  G. N;  R.  Sub-Contractors  Getting  Busy.  U  C. P-.--R-' Officials Pay the Boundary  a Visit  J. Hi Kennedy, chief engineer for  the Great. Northern and C. A. Des-  Brisay, right of way agent, were in  the city this week. It is thought that  as soon as the Grand Forks-Phoenix  contract is well under way, arrangements will be made to complete the  road from Eholt to Midway. Work on  the Curlew-Midway branch will be  commenced immediately.  The railway men are getting to work  according to the Grand Forks Sun. It  says:  . Andrews & McDowell, who have the  contract for the Granby spur aud the  first mile and a half of the Phoenix  branch, are locating their camp on the  Rankin ranch, near W. H. P. Clement's new residence. They will move  their horses out today, and will be at  work in a few days now.  Fourcarloadsof horses, several car  loads of supplies a.nd a large contingent of men arrived by last night's  Great Northern express. The station  presented a metropolitan appearance  and crowds of people were to be seen  moving in all directions.  Frank Corell, through whose ranch  the Phoenix branch, of the V. V. & E.  runs, is asking $500 from the contractors who haye the contract for that  portion of the road to go on his property in orderj to-commence work on  the right of way, which was purchased  from him and paid for some time ago  by the railway company. If this occurs on every piece of property through  which the branch runs the contractors  will have more trouble than C. A.  DesBrisay, Great Northern right of  way agent, had in securing the right  of way.  P. D. Hughes and family arrived in  the city from Spokane last Saturday,  and left for Phoenix yesterday.' Mr.  Hughes has a contract for one mile of  the Phoenix branch near Phoenix.  "cyJAy DesBriSayV"Great"Northern  right of way agent, arrived in the city  Tuesday over the C. P. R.  ��� P. Welch's commissary building is  about completed, and the grain and hay  warehouse is well under way.  '.- E. White, bookkeeper for P. Welch,  is expected to arrive in the city this  week. He will occupy the old Columbia ' Townsite company's offices on  Government avenue. '  The Great Northern Railway Company has appointed H. Sheedy, late of  Marcus, Wash., as.agent at Grand  Forks, vice W. E. McDaniel. who will  hereafter have charge of the freight  department. Mr.. Sheedy comes well  recommended as an efficient railroad  man.  The tower house at the Great Northern and Hot Air line crossing has been  closed, and Mr. Lawrence, who has  been in charge of it, is helping at the  Great Northern while the rush is on.  Later he will move to New Westminster to accept a position with the  Great Northern.  R. Marpole, general superintendent  of the Pacific division of the C.*"P. R.,*  and party of railway officials were in  the Boundary this week. Mr. Marpole  came to Nelson to install J. S. Lawrence as successor to F. F. Busteed  who has been promoted to the position  of assistant chief engineer. Mr. Busteed accompanied Mr. Marpole. A. E.  Stevens, chief train despatcher has  been appointed trainmaster to succeed  J. S. Lawrence.  Just arrived, a nice new lot of  Spaulding's Sporting goods. Baseballs, bats and mits, etc. At A. L.  White's, the Second Hand Man,  AT THE PRESENT TIME IS COAL.  AND OF THAT THE INTERNATIONAL COAL & COKE CO., IS THE BEST.  Where would our mines and smelters be to say nothing* of the thousand and one other industral establishments,  without this commodity.      Have you ever thought about that ?  WE ALL ONE WAY OR THE OTHER INVEST EYERY CENT WE MAKE  Then why not put your money in something that is far above the average investment, something that in the near future will not  only return DOLLAR FOR CENT but whose interest from its investment alone will keep the average man in comfort for the rest  of his life. Some who have taken my tip have bought now, and why not you, put in a few dollars aud feel you have made the  best bargain in your life.    SHARES ARE GETTING SCARCE and soon will be all bought up, who will kick themselves then?  For.further information apply to  Opposite the Post Office.  ���  cLAINE m  GREENWOOD, B. C  'H  WINNIPEG MINE  Is To Be Sold���Lien Claimants Likely  To Be Paid.  This week R. B. Kerr, solicitor for  the complainants, received the official  papers in the case of Samuel MjLel-  land and 27 others against the Winnipeg Mines, Ltd., and the Bank of  Montreal, in which the latter endeavored to have its claim, preferred over the  mechanics' liens. As stated in the  Pioneer some weeks ago, the appeal of  the Bank of Montreal was dismissed  with costs against the bank. Before  further action could be taken b}' the  lien claimants, the official documents  were required to be in hand.  ' These documents show that the case  was considered by the Hon. Chief Justice Hunter, the Hon. Justice Irving  and the Hon. Justice Duff in the Supreme Court on the 26th of April last,  when the appeal was dismissed as  stated. C. R. Hamilton appeared for  the Bank of Montreal, appellants, and  W. J. Bowser, K. C, appeared for the  respondetts. The appeal from the  order of Judge Leamy, of the county  court of December 28th, was set aside  and dismissed with costs.  The total of the claims of the 2S\  claimants is $4,230.33. It is probable  that Mr. Kerr will appeal to Judge  Leamy in a day or two for an order to  sell the assets of the Winnipeg Mines,  Ltd., in which case the sale is likely  to occur about the last of June. The  bank 'of Montreal" had judgment of  some $3,500 and other debts bring the  liabilities of the Winnipeg Mines, Ltd.  above $12,000.    It appears certain now  that the men who worked at the Winnipeg, and others who had liens, will  be paid.���The Pioneer.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  The Bishop of the Diocese of Kootenay. the Rev. John Dart, D.D.. will  pay his annual visit to this parish on  Saturday, 11th June, spending Sunday  the 12th here and leaving for Eholt on  Monday. The Bishop will celebrate  the Holy Communion at St. Jude's  Hall at 8 a.m on Sunday and will  preach at the morning service at 11.  In the evening at 7.30 he will hold a  confirmation service.  The Rev. W. A. Robins will be absent next week at Revelstoke for the  annual meeting of the Synod of the  Diocese, June Sth.  ��*o��*��CtW-*=s,-Sft��*��)S*tt*������������e*��?��-1so��i  P.  June 7th, 16th, 17th and 18th; Julv  1st, 2nd and 3rd, and August 8th, 9th  and 10th, from this territory to St.  Louis and Chicago. Are you going ?  If so, write me for detailed information. The Best Service between St.  Paul and Chicago over "The Northwestern Line.".  H. S. COLLINS, General Agent,  Spokane, Wash.  For Ladies and Gentle-*'  men's Watches that will  be a credit to the  wearer,  Plain or beautifully engraved cases, containing  works to make perfect  time pieces.  PRICES  RIGHT  Sole Agents for Regina  Precision Watches,  Come and See  A. Logan j  RENTING  HOUSES  *&��  as.  an easy matter and a profitable  business when decorated  with our  WALL PAPERS  Owners can make from  one to five hundred per  cent by doing the decorating right, and tenants are willing to pay  this when the stock  comes from here.  COLES & FRITH  Successor to J. L. Coles. c,  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies, Etc.  ���  I  3  I  t  * *  ��  *  *  * * *  ���*  4 Go. 1  ��  ��  Greenwood,!  ��  ��  ��  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  HORN BREWERY  PORTMAN  & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  0<K>0<K>OtO<X><>0<K>0<>0<><>0<>00<>0<>  Q 6  SWAYNE & CO.,  Proprietors.  We are prepared to furnish the  people of Greenwood  with  the  PUREST OF COW'S MILK  ALSO CREAM.  We intend delivering milk to  our customers every morning  in pint, quart and two quart  buttles, made especially for the  trade. WE SOLICIT YOUR  SUPPORT.  �� OUR MILK IS GUARANTEED  o PURE AND UNADULTERATED  <HH>O0<3OO<>O<K)0<*><>O0<X><>O<K><>00-  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pore Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  Greenwood Liquor Co  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN CHOICEST BRANDS OF  WINES,   LIQUORS   AND  CIGARS  Sole Boundary Agents for  Pabst Brewing Co's Celebrated Milwaukee larer Beer  Also Manufacturers of all kinds of Carbonated Beverages  DEINK IRON BREW, a Life Preserver  JAS. McCREATH, PR0P  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  J'*^<'-*w**^i's*ra**^8**^-*'i^r*^  Drink Old Fashioned  m  JOlJC^JIw  il  MADE) BY THE)  LEWIS FORSCHNER BREWING CO. BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  J***"*; ���j"s7r-'r'r-J'A-;.*,'t-���>  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal of Minerals on Dominion Lands in-Manit.pba, the  Northwest '-Territories and *��� the' Yukon  Territory;":  ���'������>���)-..  )  (  "f  ....  Goal!���Coal land's may be  purchased  ,al S10 per acre for soft coal and S20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  can be acquired by one  individual or  'company. Royalty at the rate of ten  cents per ton'of 2000  pounds shall be  ' 'collected on gross output.  ���Quartz,���Persons of* eighteen  years  '.and .over and .joint  stock  companies  * holding free*, miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free miner's certificate  is grarued  for one or more  3-ears,. liot  exceeding*  ���five, upon payment in advance of $7,50  per annum for. a'ri'individual, and_froni  $50 to S100 per annum for a  company,  according,^to capital.  .   A free miner, having discovered coal  ��� in place, may'locate'a claim  1500x1500  feet by rna.rkiug out the same with -two  legal post,3'  bearing  location  notices,  ���one at each end on the line of the lode  ' or. vein.      .. ��� ���-.".  ��� The claim shall  be' recorded  within  . ,fiftee^n days if located within ten miles  of a;mining recorder's office,  one  additional day allbvtfed  for every  additional  ten-miles or fraction.   The fee  .'for reco'rding'a claim is S5.00.  At; least 35100  must  be' expended on  ., the claim each year or paid to the min-  '-ing  recorder'itr lieu  thereof.     When  ,$500  has been   expended* or paid,,the  ������has been expended or**paid, the-locator  may, upon having a survey made, and  upon   complying with  the   other   requirements, purchase the land  at SI.00  an a.cre.        >. ���    '"   ..    '  Permission may be'.granted  by   the  Minister   of   the   Interior    to   ' locate  claims containing iron and hiica, also*  copper, in the :Yiikon Territory,  of an  artainot exceeding 160 acres.  .  ' Tfte patent   for   a   mining location  -..shall provide for the."paymeiU'"bf  royalty on the sal.es.not exceeding five per  cent.     .....  ..Placer -Mining,   Manitoba, and  the  N. W.T.,,excepting the Yukon- .Territory'.���Placer rhin.ing claims generally  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, S5 renew-*  : able'ye'arly:  -Oh* tlie North :S'askatche-  ,'wari'riveir "claims   for   -Sither '��� bar or'*  '"ib.enc'h'' 'tKe'iorinef .being -100 'feetlong  and extending,between   high .'aiid low  , water mark. . The. latter, includes bar  * diggings,.b'utextends.back. to^the base  of the.hill'or bank,, but not exceeding  1000 feet.    Where steam power is used,-  . claims 200 feet wide may. b ���*; obtained.'  Dredging in the rivers of  Manitoba  and  the'N. W." T., excepting'the'-Yu-  .kpn Territory.:���A free miner may * ob-  ; -tain only two leases of five "miles each  for a' term"of twenty years,  renewable  * in the discretion ofthe .Minister of the  -Interior.',** '>/  ���:-;     '-.*���     -   ���  ,;.*���'.'*  .'[ The lessee's right is confined' to.the  ' sUbmerg'ed-'bed' pr;bars- of rthe:*riyer;.below-low water  mark, ��� andisubject-lto,  . therights of all persons  who have; or  ; Wh6 may receive entries - for bar .diggings, or bench claims, except on the  . Saskatchewan river,   where .the lessee  ., may* dredge  to high   water' inirk on  each alternate leasehold. *-.  -..'";  V.  " .The lessee 'shall have '.a dredge in  ��� operation* within.one season  from  the  ..date 'of  the. lea'se for each five miles,  ~b*u{r\vhefe:^  obtained '.mbre>:'than one lea's*? one  dredge'for each fifteen miles !*or fraction is'sufficient. , Rental; $10 -per annum for each 'mile of river leased.  Royalty at* the rate of two and a half  ���per cent collected on the output after it  exceeds $10,000. . ' .    '  ���' '��� Dredging in '.the.. Yukon Territory���  Six leases of. five miles each may be  grantedrto-.a ��� free miner.for a term of  twentyyears, also renewable. -  *���"- \The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged beds 'or bars ��� in the river  below low'water mark, .that boundary  to  be .fixed by "its position on the 1st  .day of August in the year of -the 'date  of the lease;    *������ >   .."..'  'The'lessee shall have one' dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one.dredge for  each five miles, within six years from  such date ' Rental $100 per njile for  first year, and $10 per mile for each  subsequent year. Royalty, same as  placer'mining.   *   '   ,  .'- Placer mining' in the Yukon Territory���Creek, gufch, river, and .hill  claims.Shall  not-exceed-250   feet   in  - length,  measured  on  the base line or  -������general.direcliqu of the creek or gulch,  the) width: being '1,000 to .'2,000. All  other placer claims shall be 200 feet  squn*"     ~\   :  ,^iaimes are marked by two legal  posts, one at each-end, bearing notices*.  Entry must be 'obtained within ten  days, if.the.claim is within., ten miles  of mining recorder's office. One additional day allowed for each ten miles  ,or fraction.  (l -'.The person  or* company staking a  ' ciaiin must hold a free miner's  certificate. *..*._  The discoverer of anew  mine- is en-  titledtp a claim of.1.000 feet in length,  v'anfl if  the  party consists of two 1,500  ^altogether,  on   thi output "of which no  ' royalty will be charged, the rest of the  party ordinary claims only.  '    Entry fee 510.    Royalty at  the rate  of two  and one half percent, on the  value of  the  gold  shipped  from   the  Yukon territory to be paid to the Com-  dtroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one uiinitigclaim on ccl*  seperate river, creek or gulch, but the  same miner may hold any number of  claims by purchase, and free miners  may work their claims in partnership  by filing notice and paying fee of 32.  A claim may be abandoned, and another obtained on the same creek,  gulch or river, by giving notice and  paying a fee.  ���Work must be Oonc a claim each year  to the value of at least of'3200. ���  A certificate that work has been done  must be obtained each year. If not,  the claim shall he- -Itemed to be abandoned, and open to occupation and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in the  Yukon Official Gazette.  Hydraulic Mining, Yukon Territory  ���Locations suitable for hydraulic mining having a frontage of from .one to  five miles, and a depth of one mile or  more, may be leased for twenty years  provided the ground has been prospected by the applicant or.his agent;  is found, to be unsuitable for placer  mining; and does not include within  its boundaries any mining claims already granted, , A rental,of $150 for  each mile of. frontage, and a royalty  at the rate of two and  one-half per  cent, on the'vahie of the gold shipped  from the Territory are charged. Operations must be commence-*? within one  year from the date of the lease, -and  not less than $5,000 must be expended  annually. The lease excludes all base  metals, quartz and coal, and provides  for the withdrawal of unoperated lands  for agricultural or  building  purposes.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands iu Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory arc open to prospecting for  petroleum, and the minister may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on the land to be  prospected, an area of 640acres Should  the prospector discover oil in paying  quantities, and satisfactorily establish  such discovery, an area not exceeding  640 acres, including the oil well and  such other land as may be determined  will be sold to the discoverer at the  rate of $1.00 an acre, subject to royalty  at such rate as. may be specified by  O'der-in-council.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa.  Rocking chairs for one dollar and up,  at Clint's, Copper st.  A SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH-  The annual statement of the  Equitable Life Assurance Society  of the Uniterl States, which appears in th*-s issue, is a very commendable one for the Equitable  Life.  In the year just past they have  paid in dividends to policy holders $5,682,295.00, the largest sum  ever paid by this or any other  company iu a single year, and  have in surplus the measure of  financial strength; and the fund  from which dividends are paid, a  larger amount than that held by  any other company, thus retaining its name and place as the  strongest in the world.  The new business secured by  the society last year was the  largest amount ever written in  one year without any deviation  from its usual careful method of  selecting risks.  By looking over the statement  carefully the reader will see that  the year just past has been a satisfactory one to the society and  its large number of policy holders.  The best oranges, lemons,  and fruit  iu season at Galloway Bros.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  In tub Matter of theEstateofB. Harvby  Buacii, Late ok the Mother Lode Mine  IN  THE   DlSTKICT    OF   YALE,    CaKPENTER.  NOTICE is hereby (riven, pursuant to the  "Trustees and ExecutoJs 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 June, 1902, are required,  on or before the 2sth March, 1904, to send by  post prepaid or deliver to Messrs. Hallett-iS*;  Shaw, at their oflice in the Rendell Block, in  the City of Greenwood, solicitors foi.Andrew  Sater, the administrator of the estate aiid effects  of the said deceased, thoir christian aiid surnames, addresse? and descriptions, the ifull particulars of their claims^ the statement of th��ir  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 the deceased  among-theparties entitled thereto,havlng- reg-ard  only to the claims of which He shall then have no  tice, 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 th is 25th day of February, 1904.  Hallett & Shaw,  olicitors for the said Administrator  ����� <��X'>*-$��X*'��X'*^>H~X��X-'^  $  ?.'���   ���*'  %.     ���  %���   ���    ���  fenKEISia.  51515151  jfaafigiar  mM  Styles are constantly changing and you do not want to use  out of date stationery. We are keeping abreast with the  times by adding new stock, new type, and all material  necessary for the execution of first-class work. Look over  you stationery and if you are in need in any lines drop in and  make known your wants and we will do our utmost to satisfy  you, or easier still call us up on phone 29 and our solicitor will  call on you.  tily Printing Plant in tin  ilii  This enables us to turn out a greater amount of work  than the other offices. The capacity of our three presses for  a days work of nine hours is 50,000 impression, thus enabling  us to do your work quicker, cheaper and better. If you have  never seen a power printing.press work, come in and we will  explain  it to you, it is kept here for your purpose���printing.  *���  M  Boundary ���reeU times,*  Published by us is recognized as the leading weekly in the  Boundary, giving the mining news seven days earlier than its  neighboring weeklies. The progressive business firms of  this city recognize this by the liberal use of its columns to sell  their wares.*    In price, one year's subscription is only $2.00.  CreeR times  listing Company,  ^lb!tll!gfalMElB15lilglSlSlSlSia!S!B  ^MBiBiBHBiBiaEi^ra^n-'tHraiBiBnaierarBia  *  ���X  i'f  :?  .������*?  ���x  y  x  x  X  X  X  X  *4~i~.~^M'*^'*^>>-:":~>:^^  i  X  X  ?  X  ��  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  y  x  X  X  X  X  X  I /  n  V  i  BOUNDARY   GRtzEK   TIMES.  *^*A*iW\#'*A,-��r'W'A*sr/W '  ST00KE BROS  Having something else  in  view  offer their well known  For Sale  706 Acres  150 acres suitable f03*.cultivation \  balance pastures and range. f  100 foot hay and   cattle   sheds. <  First class fencing. )  Extensive   Hog   pasture��� creek ��  running thro���well fenced���pig s  proof. \  Young Orchard just coming into %  bearing stock at option oi pur- f  chaser. ?  SO acres  Timothy-Clover-Brome ^  Grass. >  Barns  all  floored���chicken   and \  root houses. n  Current prices paid ranchers for s  dressed meats, etc.    Pork 8 to i  10c.    Beef 8 to 10c.   Eggs 35 3  to 60c  dozen.    Rutter 35c lb. ���*>  Oats  50c bushel,   wheat $1.00 ?  bushel. f  There's Money in Ranching 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 I  the C- P. R-, on the south by the Custom (  House, on the West and North by Land )  limited and undeveloped. \  For further information see:  GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC.  Five Miles North of  Midway,   B.   C,  **tt-/wwW'' f, A��/-'W'W-'W/W-'W-A/w</>*,V7!  RAILWAY.  The only all rail route between points east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks aud Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and North-  port.  Effective June 14th. 1903.        .   '  Leave Arrive  8:45 a. m. Spokane 6:15 p. m.  10:40 a. m. Rossland 4:35 p. m.  7:20 a. m. Nelson 7:20 p. m.  10:35 a. m. Grand Forks 4:00 p. m  8:30 a. m. Republic 6:15 p. m.  In Connection With  TICKETS To AU POINTS  SHORT LINE TO  ST. PAUL, DULUTH, 'M.NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO and ALL FOINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOM/ VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all tACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and  Buffet  Smoking Library  car.  ;2 Fast Trains Dairy 2  For rates, folders and full information regarding trips, call on or address a agent of the S. F. & N. Railway, or  H. A. Jackson:, H. Brandt,  g. f. & p. a., c. p. & T. A.,  Spokane 7sl W Riverside Ave  "Wash. Spokane, Wash  Reasons Given by Frank Oliver M.P-  for Construction of G. T. P.  Because it doubles the industrial aud productive area of Canada.  Because it doubles opportunity  for every man in Canada.  Because it offers the shortest  and best all-Canadian line from  tide water to tide water, summer  and winter.  Because it is the only all-British railway across the continent  under one management.  Because it is so situated as to  be secure from foreign invasion;  giving- depth, and therefore,  strength to our country, to the  advantage to both Canada and  the empire.  Because it gives development  and competition in transportation  to 1,200 miles of grain-growing  country in the West, as compared  with 400 miles of such country  developed by the Canadian Pacific Railway.  Because it develops vast coal  fields ou the Saskatchewan, Atha-  baska aud Peace rivers, for the  supply of fuel to the prairies.  Because it gives the most northwesterly part of the prairie region, which is furthest from the  Atlantic, a short outlet to the  Pacific.  Because it connects the railway  system of Canada with, 2000 miles  of steamboat navigation on the  Athabasca, Peace, Laird and  Mackenzie rivers, their great  lakes and the Arctic ocean.  Because it developes 'mining  and lumbering in northern British Columbia and provides facilities 'for profitable interchange of  mutual necessities between the  prairies and mountain regions of  the far West.  Because in ensures the third  railway outlet from and through  the wheat fields to the lakes.  Because it developes a thousand  miles of northern Ontario aud  Quebec, at present unknown and  inaccessible.  Because it cuts nearly 200 miles  off the present Intercolonial distance between Quebec and Canada's winter port, St. John.  Because by government ownership and control of rates, with  modern construction and adequate 'equipment, in provides an  "all-yeaT-rourrd '^itleF'for-western"  grain; and gives the merchant  and manufacturers of eastern  Canada profitable access to the  market of the great West.  Because it does this without  land grant, tax exemption or provincial or local aid of any kind.  Because it induces' the investment of one hundred millions of  British capital in Cauada; and  correspondingly interests the  British public in Canada's welfare.  Because co-operation with the  Grand Trunk. Company secures  effective, satisfactory and business-like operation; ensures fulfilment of all engagements, provides  business from the stait, and  secures the government from payment ou its guarantee.  Because b}T that co-operation  all principal points iu eastern  Canada are put in direct connection with the West without extra  cost.  Because it transfers the through  traffic interests of the Grand  Trunk, from the Western States  to Western Canada.  Because it provides against  over-capitalization for effective  government control of rates, aud  secures running rights to other  roads throughout its whole  length.  Because an Atlantic outlet for  the Canadian Northern, and extension of the Intercolonial to the  wheat fields, is provided for without a cent of additional public  cost.  Because it gives maximum public control for a minimum public  outlay, and absolute security for  the lin?ncial responsibility assumed.  . . . RAILWAY . . .  World's Fair Excursion  Rates  GREENWOOD TO  ST.  LOUIS.    $62.65  CHICAGO    67.75  TORONTO    90.00  MONTREAL       100.65  HALIFAX  124.45  NEW YORK     103.65  3 MONTHS LIMIT.  DATES OF SALE:  June 7, 16, 17. 18; July 1, 2,  3;   Aug.  8, 9, 10; September 5, 6. 7.  Low Excursion Fares  for all eastern points will also be  quoted going yia Port Arthur all rail  or lake route returning same or via  Chicago and St. Louis.  For .full  particulars  apply  to local  agents.  IS. R. REDPATH, Agent,  Greenwood.  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CATER,  A.tP.A. Vancouver D.P.A. Nelson  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO RICnARD   McCULt,OCK or to any person or persons to whom lie may have transferred his interest iu  the Klomlylce   and  Nordac mineral   claims    situated    in   llio  Gieenwood Mining* Division  of Yale district.  You are Hereby  notified   that we  have  expended the sum of $400 in assessment work on  the above claims together will?  flO-M) for re  cording* the same, such  work being* required  and necessary to  tlie said claims for the years  1902-3 ending August 2nd, 1903,  under the provisions jf tlie Mineral Act and A mi tiding Acts;  and if at the expiration ol ninety days from the  date of tlie first publication  of this notice in  the  Boundary Creek Times, you fail or refuse  to contribute vour portion of sucli expenditure,  namely 5153.75. together with all costs of adver  tising. your   interest   in   said  mineral  claims  shall become vested in us (your co-ownerslupon  filing iu the proper oflice in thai behalf I lie affidavit required by section 4 of  the Mineral Act  Assessment Act. 1900.  Dated this 22nd d*>y of April, 1904.  Geo. A. McICagui;,  HAKKY  A. SI1AI.LEN1IUKG KB.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  TKR..KNI.FrHT.RA.Ml!T,KR.31inoi*��l.._Claiiii,  situated iu the Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located:   In Camp  McKinuey, adjoining* the Fonteuoy Miner  al Claim on the east.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I. Henry Nicholson,  Free Miner's Certificate No. US-USSR, acting* as agent for W. A. McKay, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 1)41841. and J. II. McKenzie  Free Miner's Certificate No. li 41H47, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  nients for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action, uuder  section 37,  must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day-of  May, A.D.,1904.  HENRY NICHOLSON.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TOBOGGAN Mineral   Claim,   situate  in   die  Greenwood   Mining  Division  of Yale District.   Wliere located:    At Hartford  Junction.  ���"TWICE NOTICE  that  I.  Sydney  M. Jolin-  X      hr.ri. Free Miner's Certiiicate No.   H55250,  acting for self uud as agent for Joseph Bassett,  Free .Miner's Certificate No.   H55I54,   Harry   L.  Morgitu.   Free  Miner's Certificate  No.   U5529.)  and James   Ncwby,   Free  Miner's  Certificate  No.    I! ''4437,   intend,    sixty    days   from   tile  date  Iiereof, to apply to tho Mining Record e  for   a  certificate   of    Improveinents,  for  the  purpose of obtaining erow*:graul of the above  claim.  And   fnrlher take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such certilicatesof iniprovements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A. 1">.. 1901.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements*  "Alameda" mineral claim,situate in the Given  wood mining division of Yale District.  Where located:   I u Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett.  as agent for Everett E. Jiarilett, Free  Miners' Certificat-i No. !:*-i(i.*"7.1, and Hi-leu II.  Bartle.U, I-'rer Miners'* Certificate intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply -to tlie  Mining Recorder for a Certiiicate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grain of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, undei  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certiiicate of Improvements.  Dated this 14lh d:> v ol Maich. 1904.  I. H.   H.U.I.UTT.  Timber Notice.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK  "Duncan" mineral claim, situate iu the Greenwood minim** division of Yale District.  Wliere locator:  On Wallace Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Sydney M. Johnson, Free Miners' Certificate No. 1155250,  acting for self and as agent lor Robt. Wood,  Free "Miners' Certificate No. JJ55517. and Ralph  Smailes, Free Miners' Certiiicate No. B55521,  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to tlie Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  ii Crown Grant of the above claim.  And  fuither take  notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 11 th day of March, A. D. 1904.  Sydney M. Johnson. ���  0. S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE  MILK   AND  CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of the city.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  DOUBLE STANDARD Mineral   Claim,  situ-  Ue iu the Greenwood   Mining   Division  of  YaleDistrict.   Where located:     tu Central  Camp.  TAKE  ."COTICE that I. 53yd n *������;.- 'M. Jolitison.  acting as agent for   Elizabeth   McKeliar,  Free  Miner's Certili ease No.   F>  77140.  intend,  sixty  days from the date hereof. ,lo apply to the Mining Recorder ior a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining*  n Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice   Hint   action,   under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Iniprovements.  Dateii this 3()fh day of April, A. D. 1904.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT 1896.    .  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  OWL Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.     Located  in Deadwood Camp joining the Tiutic   M n  era I Claim.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, Sydney M. Johnson,  Free Miueis Certificate No.  B. 5525C. actingljfor  self   and as agent  for George R. Naden. Free  Miners Certiiicate No. B 41055. John N. Greden,  Free Miners Certificate  No.   IJ  55145.  and  the  British America Development Co.,  Ltd.,  Free  Miners  Certificate. No.   B  71612,   iutend,   sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Ceriilicate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grantof  the above claim.  And further take notice  that   action,   under  section    37,   must  be commenced   before   the  issuance   of   such    Certificate    ol   Improvements.  . Dated this 30th dny of April, A. D., 1904.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  :i!".\TERAL ACT.  Cei'|i!'fi.'.j.te of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Luckv   Boy,"   "Red   Jacket"    and   "Never  Sweat" mineral elaims, situate in   the  Greenwood   Mining    Division   of   Yale District.  -  Where located:  On China Creek,  on West  Fork of Kettle river.  TAKE NOTICE Ihat Sydney M. Johnson,  Free Miner's Certiiicate No. 1541751 for  self and as agent for Geo. R. Nadeu, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B416S5: W. G. Gaunce,  Free Miner's Certificate No. Bi<02C5;The British  Aineriean Development Co.. Lid., Free Miner's  Certiiicate No. B7U12. and F. F. Ketchum, l<Nree  Miner's Certificate No. B55.70U.iu tend, 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 fnrlher take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issu-  auceof such cert:ficate of iniprovements.  Dated this 20th day of February, A. D. 1904.  Siiiuiev M. Johnson.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date we intend to apply lo the lion. Chief Commissioner of Laud and Works, Victoria, B. C  for a 21 year lease to cut and carry awav timber from the following .described lands; enm-  iiH-nci.ig at a post placed ou the West side of  t'.ie main fork of Kettle river near the mouth  of Canyon creek marked lleylaud and Hamilton's South west corner posi, theuce East 400  ehaius, theuce North 400 chains, thence West  Kit** chains, thence North .SOO cnaius, thence  ICast 400 chains, thence North 400ch.iins, thence  East 040 chains, thence Norlh 400 chains,  thence East 100 chains, thence North 400 chains  theuce West 4ol> chai..s, tlienceNorth 400 chains  lhi-uce West 0k' chains, thence North 400  chains, ilieuce West 400 chains, tlience South  04o chains. Ilieuce East 160 chains, thence  South lot) chains, thence East HO chains,  theuce South 40o chains, theuce West 320  chains, theuce South 20JO chains to said place  of coiiiinencciue.ilt.  Dated this 12th dav of May, 1904.  A. R. HEY'.AND,  W. H. HAMILTON.  Locators  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of-Improvements.  NOTICE.  Marshall,   Maksiiat.i.   Fuaction,    Litti.h  Annik, Litti.i*:   Bkowx  Mineral    Claims,  situaie iu   the  Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located���In Greenwood   camp,  at   the   head   of   Providence  creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson,  acting  as agent  for  James   McNuliy.    Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. B55171, John Bresnalian,  Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.  1350203,    Dauie:  Bresnalian, Free Miner's Certificate No. BS5I70,  and Thomas Clark, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B55299, intend,  sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to tho  Mining  recorder for Cert-  ficates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, mnstb^ commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated tnis 22ud dav of Jauuarv, A. D. 1904.  apl SYDNEY   M. JOHNSON.  Bounday-Helen Gold Mining Company,  Limited Liability.  NOTICE is hereby given that a special general meeting of ihe shareholders of the above  named Company will be held at the office of the  Company at Greenwood, B. C, upon the 8th day  of June, 1904, at the hour of three o'clock iu the  afternoon, to consider and if deemed advisable  to pass resolutions to authorize the sale of the  Helen Mineral Claim, and for the disposition of  the remaining assets of the Company.  Dated this 2nd day of May, 1904.  M. J. M. WOOD,  Secretary,  MINERA A  T-  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Gkanttb Mineral Claim, situate iu the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  "Where located���In Skylark camp, joining*  the Smuggler mineral claim  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  actinu* as agent  for M. II. Kane, Free Miner's  Certiiicate   No.   B80171,   and   I.  B.   Breslauer  Free     Miner's      Certificate      No   *   B 55286,  intend,    sixty   days   from  the    date   ' .:reof *  '.o apply to ilie Mining Recorder for a CertiD-.  tcate of Improvements, for th,*! purposeof ob-  aiuing a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that section 37, must  be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Iinpi-ovements.  Dated this 25t.li day of January, 1904, A. D.  apl SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  -NOTICE.  "Alma" and "Scorpion" mineral claims,  situate iu the Greenwood Mining division of  Yr.le disfrict. Whero located: At Camp  McKinuey joining the Pendre minera  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that Sydney M. Johnson,  acting for Philip B. S. Stanhope free miner's certificate No. B55IS7. intend, sixty pays  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining* recorder for a certificate of improvements, for  the prrpose 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 30th day of January A. D��� 1904,   *  Sidney M. Johnson.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for  Drill ''lied. Rossland, B.C." will be received at  this office until Thursday. Maj- 26, 1904. inclusively, for the construction of a Drill Shed at  Rossland, B.C., according to plans and specification to be seen at the Public Building, at  Rossland, B.C., and at the Department of Public  Works. Ottawa, and at the olllca of Mr. William Henderson, Clerk of Works, Victoria,  B. C.  Tenders will not be considered unless made  ou the printed form supplied, and signed with  the actual signatures of tenderers.  Au accepted che<*uc on a chartered bank,  payable 10 the order of the Honourable the.  Minister of Public Works, equal to ten per cent  (10 p.c), of the amount of the tender, must  accompany each tender. The cheque will be  forfeited if the party tendering decline the  contract or fail to complete the work contracted  for, and will be returned iu case of non-acceptance of tender.  The Department does not bind itself tOacCcpl  the lowest or any Jenderv..... -^,--^+.-  By order,  FRED. GELINAS,  Secretary.  Department 01 Public Works,  Ottawa, A pril 26, 1904.  Newspapers    inserting   this    advertisement  without authority   from the Department, will  not be paid for it.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  N-yricn.  KliiK Sfiomen, Gucen of Slieia and Jumbo  Fraction    Mineral   Claims,   situate    iu    the  .Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: On Beaver Creek two 111i.es  North of Beaverdell.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Sydney M. Johnson  acting as agent for John A Crawford,  Free "Miner's Certificate No. ilSCfli. Wm.Olsen,  Free Miners Certiiicate No. i;3l.*572. Wm.  Kiutz, Free Miner's Ceriilicate No. B55130 and  Joseph P. Kelly. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B5.*"��3S9. intend, sixty dayfi from the dale hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for aCertificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlie above claims.  And further lake notice th'U action, uuder  section 37. must be commenced before the  issuance of such   Certiiicate *)f  Improvements.  Dated this loth day of March,. A. D.. 1904.   ,  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  I-TOTICE.  "Springfield" Miueral Claim, situate iu. tlie  Geeenwood Mining Division cf Yale District. Where located:���In Beaver Creek  Camo.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac II. Hallett. as  agent for James Nnpier Paton, Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. BI.21S6. aud Ralph  Smales. Free Miner's Certificate Xo. B5552I.  iutend, s,:;iy day.; from tn-*; dute herein lo  apply to tlie Mining Recorder for ti Certificate  of Improvements fur tlie purpose of obtaining  a Crown Orstit of the above cl'iim  And furtlier t��!,-c notice  Hint m-1ion,  under  Secliop'  7.   mMs',   be   ���.-ni'imeii**""**1   before   th*s  issuance of such <*ei ti   ^nt-*.! 01 Itit**;��ovein.tu.,.  Dated ;his 3rd dny of Marcli. A. I)., i')04.  I. II. Ham.i-.tt.  Large assortment of bedroom  suits  at Clint's, Copper St.  Business Directory.  AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC  FRED B. HOLMES,  Agent,    Collector,    Janitor.      Large  warehouse for  storing goods.  P.O. Tiox 2S     Residence opp, city hall.  ASSAYERS.  J. G. LANG  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  f.atc  Control   Assayer   Eenore    Mine   Mount  Sicker.  Control Assays a Specialty.  Greenwood, B. C.  NOTIE OF ORFEITURE.  TO DAVI*   HEATH. HENRY SHIELDS, or  to any pprsou or persons to whom they  may  have   transferred    their    interest   in    the  Paymaster   mineral   claim,   situate iu the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale district.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  the sum of 51IX?  for surveying the above mentioned claim au.-i ��23) for recording the same  for an assessment, such being   required  and  necessao** to hold the said claim   for the year  endiiiL-* October 11,1903, under the provision  of  the Miueral Act and Amending Acts; and if at  the expiration of n nety days from the date of  the   first   publication   of   this   notice   in    the  Boundary Crtek  Times, you  fail  or refuse to  contribute your   -..ortiou   of such  expenditure,  namety. -rSl.io. together with all costs of adver-  tisinir.   your   i-.teresN   in   said   mineral claim  shall brcoiee   invested   iu   me (your co-owner)  upon   filing iu the proper office in that behalf  the affidavit required by section 4 of the Mineral  Act Amendment Act. l'lO*.)."  Dated this 25th dav of Jauuarv, 1904.  1>22 ROBERT "WOOD. BOUNDARY   GHtzEK   TIMES.  ���*���  -*��������<�����-  Blake Wilson of P. Burns & Co. was  in the city this week.  Delicious cream puffs, cakes and  pastry at Galloway Bros,  Wanted���To borrow S500 on good  security.   X Y Z, Times office.  The local time will go into effect at  twelve o'clock midnight on Sunday.  H. A. McLean, deputy attorney-general, paid Greenwood a visit this week-  Fred. Starkey the Nelson   commission   merchant,   was  in  the city this  week.  R. P. Williams, general agent of the  Jenckes Machine Company, was in the  city this week.  J, W. Nelson met his old enemy,  poison ivy, and is now at Halcyn Hot  Springs recuperating.  F. V. Moffett, manager of the Ender-  by flour mills, was in Greenwood on a  business visit this week.  Alex. Miller and associates who recently bonded the Barbara, put men to  work on the claim this week.  Alex. McQueen who sells Kamloops  cigars in every nook and corner of the  great interior, was in the city this  week.  Rev. J. D. P. Knox has returned  from the Methodist Conference and  will hold services in his church both  morning and evening on Sunday next.  L. A. Campbell of West Kootenay  Power & Light Company, and W.  Anderson of the Cascade Company,  were among the visitors to the city  this week.  Five carloads of Contractors' supplies  passed through Greenwood today for  .Midway. They are consigned to  Caughren & Wilson contractors for the  Midway-Curlew branch of the Great  Northern.  H. A. McLean, deputy attorney-general, having been appointed a commis-  * sioner to inquire into the administration of justice in Phoenix, opened the  investigation thee on Tuesday last.  Several witnesses were heard and the  recent trouble in the town received an  airing.  For Sale.���1 or 7 saddle horses from  $22 to $35, 1 buggy and 1 buckboard, 3  * spring and 4 heavy wagons, 1 set of  double harnes, bridles and a nice line  of whips and everything wanted for  your horses. A. L. Whita, 2nd Hand  Man.  J. S. Hammond of San Francisco  and M. Freeborn were in the city this  -~week-*andleft for" the Similkameen:'  They are interested in irrigation on a  large scale and are looking for large  tracts of arid lands which they hope to  make fertile by the introduction of  modern irrigation.  Mrs. Hugh McCutcheon gave a  musicale and ice cream social at her  residence on Thursday evening. The  proceeds were in aid of the funds of  the Presbyterian church. Mrs. McCutcheon, Mrs. Oliver, Mrs. Dill, Miss  Graunce, A, M. Whiteside and others  took part in the programme which was  much appreciated by the audience.  mbat is Going on Bnd Being Done bv People lUbo  Inhabit tfte Qreat Boundary country.   ��   ��   '��   *  ��  Presbyterian services, morning and  evening, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m., will be  held in the Auditorium Sabbath, June  5th, and on Sabbath June on 12th reopening services of the church will be  held.  The Boundary has again supplied  an excellent superintendent for the  Le Roi. J. H. Trevarrow who was  superintendent at the Snowshoe has  gone to Rossland to take R. H. Anderson's position. Mr. Anderson went  out with S. F. Parrish.  At the Presbyterian church is under7  going exlensive repairs. Services on  Sunday next will be held in the Auditorium both morning and evening. On  the Sunday following special re-opening services will be held in the church  particulars regarding which will be  announced in next week's issue.  A large bod3r of ore was recently  uncovered on two claims in Wellington camp, the Jackpot and Iron Clad.  The former is owned by Al Sanderson  and a partner, while the latter is  owned by J. J. Farrell, W. J. Porter  and G. W. Rumberger. The ore is  said to be similar to the Athelstan ore,  where the values are so good. The  lead is said to be 40 feet wide, and no  ono -knows how long, the location being  pretty close to the new line of the  Great Northern.���Pioneer.  I  I At the regular meeting of Boundary  I Valley Lodge, I.O.O.F., held Tuesday  night the following officers were  elected: Geo. R. Naden, N.G.; J. A.  Crawford, V.G.; F. B. Holmes, Recording Sec; G. B. Taylor, Fin. Sec, and  Frank Spearing, Treas. The other  officers will be appointed on installation night. D. Whiteside, D.D.G.M.,  of Grand Forks visited the lodg-e.  The passenger department of the  Great Northern railway is doing good  work in attracting business men to  the Northwest. It has published a  number booklets descriptive of the resources of the country traversed by its  lines. The latest publication is "Business Openings" which is full of information regarding the growing towns  of the No tthwest. It can be secured  by addressing F. I. Whitney, G. P. T.  A., Great Northern, St. Paul, Minn.  Richard Armstrong who was head of  the Grand Forks townsite syndicate in  the early days and who is well known  in the Boundary, arrived from Chicago  this week and spent some **iuie examining high grade mines in the district.  Mr-. Armstrong is now in business in  the big city and is interesting some of  the people in Greenwood's high grade  -properties. -He"-was"-accompanied by  Alex. Miller who is working the Helen  under a bond.  At a meeting of the city council on  Monday evening it was decided to circulate a petition among the business  men and others to get an expression of  their views regarding changing the  time. The petition was largely  signed by the business men and the  smelter management, A few objected  to the change but as the great majority wish to begin the day's work an  hour earlier and have an additional  hour   in   the   evening,  the change is  likely  next.  ���.ft  to   go   into   effect  on  Monday  B "We  live to eat, and eat to Live" is an old axiom ~S  S�� but in order to live you must get the best tp eat, ^  B TRY   OUR 2  H. T. Pemberton general manager  of the Montreal*& Boston Copper Company, has returned from a business  trip to Spokane. Mr. Pemberton had  nothing to say for publication regarding the progress of the merger excepting that all the details were being  satisfactorily worked out and that in  diii time the necessary transfers would  bo made. The merger includes so  many valuable interests and there are  so many shareholders in the various  companies affected that it is somewhat  slow work adjusting the innumerable  details. There has been no hitch in  the negotiations, however, and the  final completion of the merger is fully  assured.  The trial of Johnson vs. the Yale  Mining Company was commenced.  This is an action brought by Daniel  Johnson, au employee of the defendants, who was injured on the 14th of  July, 1903, whilst at work on the construction of a stamp mill on the Nickle  Plate mine at Hedley Citv. The rope,  iu connection with the steam hoist,  used in hoisting timbers for the plant  in question, broke and the plaintiff was  struck by the falling timber, had his  collar bone broken, his head severely  cut and suffered other injuries. The  plaintiff claimed that the rope was not  strong enough, and that he was compelled to use it. The defendants pleaded that tbe accident happened through  no fault of theirs and charged contributory negligence on the plaintiff's  part. S. S. Taylor, K.C., appeared for  the plaintiff and E. V. Bod well, K. C,  for the defendants. The plaintiff was  the only witness called by Mr. Taylor.  He detailed the circumstances in connection with the accident and the  injuries he suffered in consequence.  He was laid up in the hospital until  October 15th. He earned $3 per day.  The defence called S. S. Fowler, M.E.,  who in this instance gave expert evidence on the construction and relative  strength of ropes generally. H. R.  Swan and D. J. McNally also testified.  At the conclusion of a brief argument  by counsel, judgment was reserved  and at 1.10 the court adjourned until  2.30.���Nelson News.  OYSTERS, FISH AND GAME IN SEASON       jg  1 The to INDEPDNDENT MEAT MARKET 1  The Union Meat Company!  ����-   'Phone  �����*-*:   No. 20.  7iiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiJiiJitiUiuiiiiuiuuiiiuauuiiiiiiiiK  TEL  ERNEST J. CART1ER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in tlie Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  ft-  -ft  LOADED CARS BURN FIERCELY.  A fierce fire raged among several  loaded cars in the C. P. R. railroad  yards at Grand Forks last Saturday.  The car in which the fire started contained acids, oils and other inflammable  stuff, and explosion followed explosion,  making d.itigeyous work for the firemen  who, however, stuck to their posts until  the blaze was under control. Had there  been a wind blowing it would have  been impossible to have saved the station, freight sheds and a large number  of loaded cars which were on the sidetrack. The origin of the fire is supposed to have been the acids, of which  tnere were four cases consigned to the  B. C. Copper Company at Greenwood.  Loss is placed between $3000 and $4000,  including the loss of the box cars and  the other partly destroyed. This was  the second fire in the C. P. railroad  yards within the last week.  ���J Sf ft Sf *!t ��f Sf Sf * ft Sf Sf Sf Sf Sf Sf�� Sf * Sf SI * St*�� St SfSf Sf S* S< S* * S* Sf S* S*S�� Stft ft *�� Sf ft # ft ��* ft * ft *���*���* ft  ft *  ft '*"*.-��  ft  .*��  ft  ���ft  ���ft  ���ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  a  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ���ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  Sf  ft  ���ft  WHY RUN THAT OLD MACHINE WHEN YOU CAN TRADE  IT FOR A NEW DROP HEAD  SINGER AND PAY THE BALANCE MONTHLY  The Singer leads and can be bought on you own terms. If  that will not do, try our stock of second hand machines of all  makes.    A full stock of needles and sundries for all standard  makes.  SINGER MANUFACTURING CO,  OFFICE AT:  T. M. Gulley & Co.'s Furniture Store.  N. H-LAM0NT, Agent.  �����  ftS.'Sfft*ft#**s������*3*H:'*'*H*S'��  We   have   the   finest   stock   of    Musical   Goods    in  Southern,  B.  C,  and can supply you   with any  thing musical from a  PIANO to a Mouth  Harp,    Violins, Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos. Accordions, Cornets, Harmonicas, Etc.  *:fft':H.H:fSfSf������ftSfSsSH��Sfss-*:;��!?��^  ft  Proprietors.  Our Phone Number is 13.  ft  ft  *  ��������������#�����>��$�����*##���#'�����#���$#�������**��  B IN PERFECT SIMPLICITY ~"  1=     PERFECT RELIABILITY AND  STT   The Waterman  Ideal Fountain  S^** Pen excels in  �������  B Quality of Materials  ��*= Perfection of Workman- y^**-..-***-**-*-  ��~- ShiO &t#&$W With   no chance for deten-  o*���- y^^P^S^ oration,  and   no    -valves   or ZZZ&-  Simplicity Of Construct- ^5$W$' complicated   mechanism   to *^g  lOIl J/Bs&shiy yet out of order, it is the **"3  Pen without a Peer. ~3  FOR SALE BY ^  Smith & cMcRaelk  We keep your pen in perfect order. C3

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