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Array nwimi  tf  Vol. 8.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2S.l%3.:  17  We are offering some broken lines at prices which  will SELL them. There may be something that  would just suit you, Better look them over,  Money saved is money earned.  Suits  SIS 00 Tweed Suits* Tiger brand make at $10.00  ��� Black and Navy Blue Serges  25 per cent discount  Tweed and Corduroy Suits and odd coats and   vests,  regular  $8.00 toSl2.00, at SS.OO  Youths' Suits.  Tweeds and  Navy  Blues   in  sizes 32   to  35v  regular prices S5.50 ami ��6.00, going- at   ...S4.00  PflfltfC       Corduroys in light and dark brown, regular $3.25  and 54.00,  1 aill-O.    at...  ." $2.25 and S3.00  25 Per Cent Discount on Balance of Stock  'ftvpiYAjlfc      Our entire stock of Light Grey Top Coats and Black,  WvlVvCllOe   Grey and  Navy  Melton and Kersey Overcoats at  a  Discount of 25 Per Cent to 35 Per Cent  Says  the   McBride   Government   Is  Not Trustworthy   .  .���K^"X"X^~X~XKK~X~X��X��<^^  '$���"' >..-.,...-������..,.-* ���...,.���......,,...-, - .. .   -... -   y  y  y  lv  %  f  y  y  y  y  y  X  t  -Law-  COMPANY,   LIMITED  FOR THE HOLIDAY TRADE  (jKUCbKlbb   Our stock is complete, and our goods -ire i!i .iceT   We  are receiving weekly shipments >:f *chi]liw.iu;<   Butter.  Our   case   eggs   are   splendid. A car of choice apples  expected to arrive next week.  ��    rUKIyOml^liu. Oj^..^le__of^dpthu!g_an.d fur.iii,shiiigs,is-slilLon..-  - We can give you bargains if you call.  HARDWARE  CHINA  CROCKERY  GLASSYVARF-  Call and see us if you want to see a variety.    Wc can supply tlie liou&e,  the shop, the oflice, or the mines al right prices.  .5  TELEPHONE   25  &&i*&>&>Q&><><&<rtf&&w^^  *  X����X��&��I-  *C^X-,<,<~X-'��><,*,XWXWX<"X-WX-,<K-',X-,C"><"X~X��  y  ��   S< * ^    _ ���  y  y  ��X"X��X",X**X,,XMX*,,X**I��  FOR  WOMEN  AND  CHILDREN  t  Y  y  y  y  y  y  y  %  f  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  5*  i  y  y  !  I  y  Men's Silk Umbrellas  Men's Smoking Jackets  Men's Fine Suits  Men's Overcoats  Men's Neckwear  Ladies' Purs  Ladies' Neckwear  Ladies' Felt and Satin Slippers, special SI.50  Ladies' Fine Shoes  Ladies' Waists in Silk, Flannel  and Mattine: Cloth  Ladies' Opera Shawls  Ladies' Silk Umbrellas  Ladies' Cloth Coats and  Capes  Ladies' Fur Lined Capes  Ladies' Cloth Shower Coats  Children's Kid Gloves,   tor 75  cents per pair  Children's Felt Slippers, ior 50  cents per pair  Children's Fine Leather Shoes,  65 cents to SI.50  John Houston, M. P. P., never had  a very high opinion of Richard McBride. Recent events have not tended  to improve that opinion. John has  the knack of saying what he thinks in  plain every day English, In the last  issue of the Tribune lie takes a shot at  McBride's lack of policy in connection  with the Eaat Kootenay coal lands.  During the campaign McBride was  silent regarding the policy of the gov  ernment on this important question,  but George Fraser, M. I'. P. for Grand  Forks riding, was elected because he  promised those interested in East  Kootenay coal lauds that McBride  would grant them their licenses.  After election Fraser asked that election goods be delivered aud he got the  following letter from McBride:  "The policy of the present govern  ment with regard tothe disposition of  these lands is to secure to all present  legal holders of any claims thereon  their statutory rights. We deem it  advisable not to take immediate action  along tlie;e lines, as we wish to avoid  any complications which might arise  by alleged clainis that maybe made on  behalf of the C, P. R., which we do not  recognize. We do not anticipate that  the Dominion government will attempt  to disallow -Chapter 8, Statutes 1903,  but it thought advisable to defer action  until the disallowance period shall  have .elapsed, which will'be about May  1, 1904. Immediately after this last  mentioned date we propose to deal  with the lands in questioned as though  the same had always been vacant  crown lands, and will then recognize  all valid, legal locations according 10  their priority, including- those now in  existence. We will not, however, assume the responsibility of deciding  conflicting clainis. [Signed] Richard  McBkide."  John Houston says: The letter  means nothing, but it satisfied the  member who drafted it, tricked the  ineuiber ~ to "wliofii" it"~was de 1 ivcred,  saved tlie McBride government from  defeat, aud flim-flammed the men who  have spent thousands of dollars iu trying to create industries in southeast  Kootenay.  He also says: The McBride government is not trustworthy, and the province will suffer in consequence.'  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS  But Little Interest  Shown   in   the  Approaching Contest  It is understood that I. H. Hallett  and .1. A. Russell, retiring school  trustees, will not seek re-election.  Mayor Smailes, who is also a school  trustee, was elected to the latter  position for two years and has another  year to run, Trustees are elected at  the name lime as mayor and aldermen.  Any householder who is on the voters'  list is eligible for the otlicc of trustee.  The ladies are nut barred, and in some  other cities ladies are elected and  make \cry good trustees.  Nomination day is two weeks from  Monday nest and election the Thursday following. Although there are  already hot municipal tights in some  other towns, very little interesthas yet  beeu shown in Greenwood. Judging  by the experience of past years, however, if a light dues take place here it  will be an exceedingly warm one. No  candidates have yet announced themselves for any of the muuicipal   offices.  MINERS'   CHECKS   CASHED   HERE.  ���*^XK-"M��XK"XK��X~X-X~X~X"^  *.>���>.:��������.�����>  Badly Hurt  One day this week as Frank Johnston  in charge of otic of R. MeyerhofY's  freight teams was coining from Camp  McKinnev, he was thrown from the  wagon, dislocating his left shoulder  and receiving vaiious bruises. Or.  Spankie attended the injuries and Mr.  i Johnston will soon be able to go to  work again.���Midway Dispatch.  Eree Reading Room  The free reading room will be continued .luring the coining year. The  reading imuiii was organized by .the W.  C. T. I), smiie Ui ree years ago. It has  ln-eu freely patronized by men who  wanted to spend a quiet hour and read  the papers and mugaxiues. The W. C.  T. [". felt that they could no longer  continue the work. Last Saturday  evening a meeting of those interested  was called and it was decided to continue the room. A committee was selected as follow: Rev. W. A. Robins,  Mrs. Swayne and W. A. Frith from the  English church.' Rev. M. D. McKee,-  Mrs', I). Mcintosh and Geo. R. Naden  from the Presbyterian church and Rev.  J. IX -P. Knox, Mrs. Parker and B. F.  Fetch from the Methodist church,  and; three . from the Catholic  church to be selected. The committee  selected the following officers: Geo.  K. Nadeu president; Rev. W. A. Robins  secretary; W. A. Frith, treasurer. Revs:  Mcl\ije and Knox waited on the city  council bu Monday evening and asked  for a. continuation ofthe grant of SIS  per month given by the city in aid of  the reading room. The committee  staled that they expected to raise by  subscription $100 to secure the necessary literature and with the municipal  grant, the rooms will be continued.  The council reccohnuended the grant to  the incoming council.   '  Wrestling Match  At the Auditorium next Monday  night, George C. McLaughlin, champion of the Northwest, and Mike O'Neil  champion of eastern Canada, come together. The contest will be a hard  fought one is both of the men are there  with the goods. It is for $100 a side  aud the entire gate receipts. O'Neil's  admirers around Eholt aud Phoenix  are coming to a man to back him.  While Mac has many friends iu Greenwood. Dan Dean and Silent Kovvan  will also box, and several local celebre-  lies intend having a bout. It promises  to be a good night's sport.  Christmas Presents  It isn't the value of the Christmas  gift, but the mere remembrance that  makes Christinas a delight. A merry  holiday letter will do what a S10 gift  won't do. When a present can be  made, it should be. But the donor  should not strap himself for the purpose of sending extravagant presents  to his friends.  " Changed   Hands  Gilbert Gunderson has taken over the  St. Charles Hotel from C. Scott Galloway, and will hereafter conduct the  place. Mr. Gunderson has made many  changes to the building, and has renamed the place.the Victoria,  BRITAIN'S MERRY CHRISTMAS  Here's to Christmas at Dawsdii, near Santa Claus1  birth; :    - ' _'"���  To Christinas  in  Australia,   the   other  side   of  earth;  Here's to Christmas in South Africa, India too;  'Co Christmas in British Isles, and Cauada the true;  Here's to Christmas in B. C, the gem of the west;  To  Christmas in  Greenwood,  where everyone is  blest;  Here's   to   Christmas  in   land   where  peace  and  plenty lies���  To Johnny   Bull's  Christmas,   where'er   the old  flag- Hies.  MORE   LOCALS  Monday was tile shortest day in the  year.  H. T. Pemberton has returned from  a business trip to Rossland.  Jim Smith, whor has been suffering  with inflammation in the eye, is improving rapidly.  --The presidentvsvice-presidehtseries  of curling matches will be played  Christmas day beginning at  9.30 a. m.  The citizens' band intend holding a  masquerade carnival at the rink on  Thursday, January 7. Get your face  ready for the occasion.  Thos. McDonnell, superintendent of  the Roderick Dhu in Long Lake camp  was in the city this week. There is  now a good sleigh road to the property  aud.shipments of high grade ore from  the mine will be commenced early iu  the year.  Last year a Phoenix lady hung up  her stocking for fun. But it turned out  very serious, for wheii Santa Clans saw  the size of the sox he die' not know  whether lo put iu a cottage piano or a  sewing machine, so he just dropped in  a Grand Forks town lot and now she  has to pay taxes on the lot.  J. J. Campbell of the Hall mine's  smelter was in the city this week.  J. D. Spence, of Clement <����� Spence,  barristers, Grand Forks, was in the  city on business this week.  Christinas night the Sunday school  scholars of the Methodist church will  present the beautiful cantata, "A story  of the star," in the church.  The^xhildren. ���of^jhe ���, Eresby teri an  Sunday school were greeted by Santa  Claus iu the Auditorium Wednesday  evening, There were presents for all  and the children returned the compliment by producing an interesting programme.  "Old man" Simpson of the Cranbrook Harold has published a Christmas edition. The old man says the  Herald is the best paper in the best  town in the best district in the best  province in Canada, aud the Christmas  edition goes a long way towards proving the statement.  At a meeting of the Greenwood Curling club held Monday evening the following club skips were elected: Warren, McMynn, dcV'eber, Birnie, Dill,  Gordon, Merritt, Russell, II. L. Johnston, Humphrey and Frith. The ice is  now in good shape aud several scratch  matches were played (luring the   week.  WILL TREY  UNITE ?  Two Amalgamations Likely  to Take Place  llllNINIIEl  Mother Lode. Snowshoe, Sunset and  . Dominion Copper  The coining year will lie one of  amalgamation so far as the Boundary  mines are concerned. There.is stili  nothing definite to report regarding  any of the big schemes which have  beeu rumored during the past year, but  the TimesWill venture the prediction  that duriug 1904 at least two important  consolidations will take place.  Negotiations, looking towards th-.:  amalgamation of the.'-B. C. Copper  company and the- Snowshoe company  are not broken off by any uieans. In  fact it is stated on fairly goodatttliority  that the amalgamation wili be ratified  at the annual meetings of the respective companies which are to.be held in  a few days. The B. C. Copper company-  wants the Snowshoe ore and the Snow-  shoe company wants to be in on the  smelter profits, so that with an amalgamation both interests will doubtless  be satisfied. The work at. the B.C.  Copper compauy's smelter is beinjj  rushed despite the cold weather, and  bv early spriug the capacity of tlie  smelter will not only be increased, but  the company will have its own converter plant as well.  The mysterious "Jim Breen," the  smelter king of the Northwest, is in  the east. He-has .been flying from  Toronto to Montreal, and from Montreal to Boston aud New York. He  did not travel alone. E. R. Wood ui  Toronto, secretary of several uJ Senator Cox's companies, including the -  Dominion Copper company, pointed  out the beauties of the St. Lawreuc;.  to the smelter magnate, and A. A.  Munroe showed him the siyhts in  Montreal and New York. These  jaunts were not entirely J'or pleasure.  Iu fact another amalgamation waa  being discussed, and in: all probability  the Montreal & Boston Copper company and the Dominion Copper com  pany will be made one in a few days,  -The Dominion Copper company ha*  thousands of tons of ore in sight but  no smelter; the Montreal & Boston  company a smelter, but very little ore;  hence the desirability of an amalgamation. The Dominion Copper com'  pany has anticipated tlie successful  outcome of the negotiations by having  the necessary spurs from the C. P. K,  laid preparatory to shipping from the  company's Stemwinder and Brooklyn  mines at Phoenix.  Welcomed Home  Last Friday evening a irimber of  citizens led by the band welcomed J.  R. Brown M. P. P. and bride at tlie.  Imperial hotel. ��� Mr. Brown made a.  neat little speech in which lie heartily  thanked the people of Greenwood for  their numerous expressions of good  will and for their enthusiastic welcome  to Mrs. Brown and himself.   ��� 'ji   <��*XMjt.x..x.<~x-'*<,,X~X"J^^^  ..:..;��-..-��.%������,  Boundary Ore  ���>��X'A  Granby Mines   Mother Lode   B. C. Mine   Snowshoe         ���   Sunset   Oro Denoro    Brooklyn    Morrison   K.  Bell   lOinma   Winnipeg  Golden   Crown   Atlielstau and Jack Pot   King Solomon  No. 7    City of Paris    Jewel   Llkhorn     Providence   IC. P.  U. Mines   Miscellaneous   Total Tons   ��KKK~X~:k~X*��X*��X��X~X~X'<**'X~:��:-':":":"��:  1900  04 533  5 340  19 444  297  150  1  2  1  076  250  200  o  000  16(1  3  230  99  730  1901  231 862  99 548  47 .517  1 731  800  ISO  560  650  1 040  850  665  32-->  890  V  ^**^4~  C*  V  ���* T 1 I  ^i  t  _*i.lU  o*  y  1902.  Week.  1903  ��  310 601  13 109  372 215  - *  141 326  2 648  125 867  ���i��  14 727  19 365  ���i  20 800  1 200  76 316  &  8 010  90  15 953  X  600  14 243  ���?������  3 359  X  y  7 900  300  19 859  A  785  2 489  1  625  480  ���1 741.1  f.  532  2 175  *  y  317  172  993  %  107  t  102  ���>  389  507 811  18 457      G.St> **S5  ,������.������.**���*�������������**��**���*���.**�����**���*������-������'���**.������������*���������.   . %".r*.**.7*.**.**.**,��*.?*.H***.H,��V���*.T*X^%r*.���."���������".' ��' .   .'*.'     . XPJZ   JiOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ammmmmnror  |r Will Be Complete With the Finest Lot of ~  ��= Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Chickens, Veal, Latnb, =  ^ Suckling Pigs, Beef, Fresh Fish, Finnan      J  g Haddies, Kippered Herring, Oysters,          "1  g . Crabs, Shrimp, Smoked Hali-               |_  ���� ��: but: and Salmon. &c.                    3  SX Entrust us with your Christmas orders.    We will please you.       ;.^5  I The Sew INDEPDSDENT- MEAT MARKET ��  g NaT.        . The Union Meat; Company 1  luiuiuiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuuuiiiuiiiuuiiaaiuuiuuuiiuiiiiaiii^  i'i order .to maintain  an institution! that gives some pleasure and  improvement   tor.:, those who  are  not   blessed   by   homes of their  n-'.'-n or home associations.     It  is  tbe easiest thing in the  world to  take   a   dowuwa.rd   course   in a  mining town; it is the ihqst difficult thing to  resist   temptations  without those   influences   which  surround     home     life.     It      is  Christianity of the most practical  sort   to- give   the   young man a  breathing place faway  from  the  seductive influences that  abotmd  and tend to drag him down.   The.  free   reading    room    should    be  maintained  aud  improved   from  time to time until better quarters  and more literature  are   secured.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC C OOO  A PIPE  CINCH  M!!n!1tm?1!^!!!!H1Ht^t^ni^fmt!1t!nHH1!!^!1Hl!^!^?nt1^  ��� ���,������������ l-;  She  Boundary CreeK Times  <. > Issued Every Friday  DUNCAN   ROSS.... ...:... MANAGING   EDITOR  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  P(?R   Y'BAK   Six Months   To Foreign Countries.  2 00  1 1?  2 SO  FRTDAY,   DECEMBER 25  1403  WANTED���A RAILWAY  In the, transportation,.problem  will'be- found the true solution of  British Columbia's destiny.:  Natnr* played no haphazard'  game when she built this sea of  mountains. There is after all  some system in the physical fea-;  tures. Nature has not attempted  the impossible- by xunning-  mountaius and valleys in different directions. The mountains  ;ire veritable treasure vaults and(  the valleys are exceedingly rich!  and productive. On the moun-l  tains are many men, demanding1'  the products-of the farm at ��� reasonable prices, and in the valleys  are many farmers, fruit growers  and cattle raisers who are without   a   fair    market    for    their  - produce.  The Boundary is a mining district. It is today one of the leading mining districts of the world.  The number of men employed in  mines and smelters is increasing  rapidly and at. the present rate of  development the Boundary will'.  soon be a populous district, as  well as the largest producer of  copper ores in the province. The  Boundary is a district ot rolling  hills. Here and there are  stretches of tillable land  but it  " would^eqinre a" peculiarly strong  local patriotism to make the  Boundary an important agricultural as well as a mining district  One hundred miles northward is  the Okanagan valley, that has  been well described as the Garden  of the Upper Country. It is a  great wheat raising valley and  the wheat is converted into first-"  class flour at local mills. It is  also a fruit raising district and  unquestionably .the best apples in  the province are grown along the  Okan agan lake. The Coldstream  ranch, five miles from Vernon,  owned by Lord Aberdeen, is an  object lesson in what can be done  in this rich district. At Kelowna,  farther down the lake, fruit, grain  and even tobacco are grown in  such abundance that the Kelowna  Shippers' Union was organized  for the purpose of securing  a profitable markel for their  produce.  The Okanagan Valley is about  100 miles from the Boundary by  thc most direct route. It is three  days' travel by a railway. To  reach this garden spot a Boundary  man must travel eastward 100  miles to Robson, take a steamer  to Arrowhead, ride on a railway  to Revelstoke where the main  line of the C. P. R. is reached,  and where the traveler is farther  away from Okanagan than when  lie started. He then travels  westward to Sicamous, and there  lakes the Shuswap & Okanagan  railway to Enderby or Armstrong  or Vernon���provided always that  he gets to Sicamous on the,right  day. The C. P. R. , has aoi yet  awakened to . the fact that . the  Okanagan county is of sufficient  importance to warrant a daily  train service .and a daily mail, so  there are certain days when there  are no passenger trains on the  Shuswap & Okanogan. The  journey is' one of three days; it  should be one of about five hours.  Let us get back to our original  proposition. Here we have a  mining camp with men wanting  everything, the soil. produces. A  little farther north,we. have a rich  valley capable of satisfying the  demands of the residents of the  mining district. With the  present circuitous system of  transportation the miner and the  farmer sCarcel}' know each other.  In the American Okanogan,  about an equal-distance from the  Boundary, conditions are- -similar  to those in the Canadian Okanagan. But the Yankee has a  wagon road into the ,,Boundary,  T-yhile ;the Canadian has hot. He  hauls, his fruit by wagon here,  pays-duty and reaches the market  at a lower cost than bis Canadian  cousin can reach the Boundary  market by railway.  'The Kettle river made a noble  effort through the West Fork and  its main stream to penetrate the  divide between the mining  Boundary and the agricultural  Okanagan; it almost succeeded.  The hills overlooking: i. these  streams are rich .���'-' in ��� mineral  w�� ilth;-their valleys are narrow  but would sustain a reasonably*-  large population, and there are  some splendid stretches of timber.  The West Fork district is only  awaiting transportation to make  it a producing mining camp, and  it lies between the Boundary and  the Okanagan.  ' It is surely apparent to every  one   who   has   even   a   general  Sore ;md swollen joints, sharp, shooting jiaiiis, torturing- muscles, no rest,  no siorp���that means rheumatism. It  is a stubborn disease to,,.fight, but  Chambei Uin's Pain Balm has conquered it thousands of times. One application gives relief. Try it. J. L.  While Greenwood and A. F. Thomas  MiduHy sell it.  deration of the City of Greenwood  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1904  VOTERS' LISTS  knowledge of the district that  what the Boundary and the West-  Fork and/ the Okanagan need is  a direct railway. Such a road  should be a paying investment  from the start. Some years ago  the doubting ones thought the  C. P. R. was taking big chances  building into the Boundary.  What! spend $5,000,000 in building' a road into a district that  hadn't a dividend paying mine ?  But the road was built and today  it is the biggest money making  ibranch the C. P. R. has. A railway between Midway and Vernon  will open up a rich new country  and will bring the produce of the  Okanogan with the market of the  Boundary. It will do more than  this; it will afford the most direct  route to the coast from the entire  Kootenay country. The Midway  & Vernon railway is an enterprise that has many attractive  features and which should command the serious attention of  capital. It is hoped that the  necessary capital will* be raised  and the road built at the earliest  possible date.  Tlie followlnir : person* are entitled to have  llieir names placed on the Voters' List for the  Municipal Elections for the year, 1104, for  Mavor. Aldermen and School Trustees of the  City of Giecnwood.  Any male or female, being-a British subject  of the full are ��f twenty-one years who I  a. Ts the owner of r al estate of the assessed  value of not less Uian one hundred dollars or,  I  b. Is the rcpresantatire, being- a resident  British subjectduly authorised by the directors'  of an incorporated company, which is the as-;  sassed owner of lands, or of improvements of  lands, situated within the Municipality or,        i  c. ts the holder of a. .trades license, the an-  t.ual fee of which is not less.than five dollars  or,  d. Is a householder, who has paid, on or before the 31st dav of December in the year lm:  mediately prior to the day of the nomination,1  all municipal rates,: taxes, assessment; rentals;  aiid license fees, whii.li are not chargeable on  land, payable by him or her totheM-^nipipRlity.  ��� Provided, however, thivt in the-'case: of the  huldcr.of a trade license or in the.oaseofa  householder, he or she shall, durinjj':,tlie month  of December, in each year, make and cause to  he deli vcred to the City Clerk a statuaVy-declaration set out in Section 2 of the Municipal Elections Act Amendment Act 1*902.  Forms of the said declaration may be obtaiu-  P(t ill the officeof the City Clerk at the City Hall,  liree.-.wood, B. O.  G.B.TAYLOR  CM. C;  Not a lead pipe cinch: but >vc have .��  cinch on smokers1 utensils in Greenwood camp. We carry every kind, from  the high-priced Meerchaum to the low  priced clay dab. Also the linest ' i -&-  of   Smoking-   and   Chew-In;.'   ToDaccos.  CIGARS  TOlBURN  Full Hne of (lie best Imported and  Domestic Cigars. Try 'ein before they  go up in smoke. We do not carry  smokeless ciirn is.    Drop, in  and  sec us.  M.A.KING&C��  Smokers' Outfitters  Copper St.,   -   GREENWOOD  0-��>*>00-00��>0<K>00<>0<>0<>0<>0<>00-00  0*6  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  HAVING ADDED A  To my Plumbing--Establishment  am pr��oar��d to do all kinds of  TINSM1THING AT  SHORTEST NOTICE.  "urate*   Grates  and   Stove   Retalrs  E W, BISHOP  The    Most   Complete   Stock   in  the Boundary.  Phone 38      Naden-Floyd Block.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  y  j:  KmShH^H***^  fNEW  | and the  BEST  ��� ->-i  &  Y  y  y  y  FOR SALE  TWO FIVE-ROOMED COTTAGES nfnearly  "��� new) in Anaconda. Bathroom and.pantry.  Good outbuildings and lots fenced. Good spring-  water at door. To be sold at a bargain oh easy  payments. Apply to JOHN LOWR.Y. Anaconda. B. C.  Eajle !HalU  Recently renovated and  refurnished, may be secured for balls, concerts  etc., at reasonable rates  Apply to     :     ���  C. W. WILSON,   secretary.  ROR SALE  Well i Known  THE READING ROOM  A free reading room in a  mining town where there are so  many men without homes of their  own is an institution which benefits a community more can be estimated. The cost to the individual citizen citizen is not large  and no man will begrudge the  small pittance he is asked to give  640 ACRliS  50 ACRES in Timothy and Grasses  100 Feet Hay and Cattle Sheds  35 Acres Hog Pasture, hog proof  fence, creek running through  /-YOUNG' ORCHARD, -just coming  into bearing.  \TS all floored.  money in HOGS.  CHICKEN and ROOT HOUSES.  BERRIES grow to perfection,  bringing $2 to $3 a crate.  UNLIMITED RANGE for horse?  and cattle.  If you want rosy cheeks and a fat  purse raise stock, the healthiest vocation and the Boundary is positively  the best market in the world. This is  practically the BEST STOCK RANCH  in Southern British Columbia for the  money.  Inquire at TIMES office or  STOOKE BROS., 4 miles  North of Midway.  Just Received���Iron;  Beds, Springs, Mat-  trasses, Kitchen,  : Dining and Rocking  Chairs. A fine line  of Crockery .- and  Glassware, Lamps,  Cutlery and Plated  Ware  Razors, Pocket Knives,  Scissors and Carving Sets. ..   .  Hot and Coal Stoves.  We buy what you have  to sell and sell what  you have to buy.  A. L. WHITE & CO.  Next to National Hotel  Beautiful Remembrances, such as good  taste dictates in gold and silver.  Sifts of Pearls, Diamonds* Sapphires*  Our Line  of TOILET TABLE REQUISITES Comprise the  Latest and Most Beautiful Creations of the Silversmith's Art.   We invite  you to see the line.   Selections made  now may be left with us until  Christmas.  ^aiaiaiUiaiUiiiiuiiiiiiiaiiiiUia(Liaiiiiuuiiiiiuaiiiiiiaii^  .^fTOfframTO^^  <^x  e;  ��2  <3  <��ix  SI  (r*  <r*_  .Bank of Montreal  0  Capital, all paid up, $13,973,560.        Rest ....$10,000,000.  Branches in London, Eng.  J   All The Principal  I Cities     in    Canada.  President,   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:    Hon. Gkoroe A. Drummond.  General Manager:   E. S   Clouston. - .       in Canada, f New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and' Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial ail:  Travellers' Credits, available in any part'of the world.  Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.  *=9  *=9  OOMMERGIAL HOTEL  gigars ana  NOTICE  Notice is hereby ifiren that sixty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner ot Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described land: Commencing at the southeast corner of lot 376,  gronp 1, Osoyoos division of Yale district,  thence vrest 20 ehains, thence south 20 chains,  Aence east 20 chains, thence north 20 chains to  point of commencement.  RALPH    SMAILES.  Dated this 1Mb day of October, 1903. oc30  A choice line of the  above good just  : received.  Eowney'$,  iUilson Bros*,  and  Stewart's  �����<>  3ust  A L/arge assortment of  English Ju Jubes and other  fancy candies.  . B, Munroe  Copper Street.  Transfei of License  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date  we intend to apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the city of Greenwood for a  trarsfer of the liquor license now held by tis to  C. Scott Galloway for the premises situate on  Lot 24 block 12, Copper street Greenwood.  BERGER & BEDARD  Hated Novmber Mth 1903.  RE-OPENING OR  DINING   ROOM ...  "   Tlie Dining Room Has lately b^n refittMaHd^re^ut^Hefr^nd"  and will be run in first-class style.  EVERYTHING   IN   SEASON  Meals 35 cents. Special rates to steady boarders  1  0- S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of the city.  Spokane Falls & Northern Railway Co.  Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway Co.  Red Mountain Railway Co.  Washington & G. If. Co,  Van. Vic. & E. Ry. & N. Co.  The only all rail route between points  east, west and south to Rossland Nel-  sou, Grand Forks and Republic. Connects at Spokane with the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co., for points east, west and  south; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson with the K. R.  and N. Co., Kaslo and K.  & S.  points.  Connects at Curlew with stag-e for  Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  Buffet cars run on trains between  Spokane and Republic.  Effective Nov. 22, 1902-  Leave . Arrive  9:25 a. m. Spokane        5:45 p. ni.  10:15 a. ni. Rossland       5:10 p. m.  7:00 a. m. Nelson 8:00 p. in.  11:00 a. ni.   (Millers, Grand    4:00 p. m  Forks)  9.15 a. m. Republic       5:40 p. in.  H. A. JACKSON,  General  Passeng-er Agent,  Spokane, "Wash.  ��� ..RAILWAY...  excursions  Cast  Greenwood to Toronto,  Montreal, Windsor and all  intermediate points.  Corresponding- reductions to all  points in Quebec, New Brunswick and  Nova Scotia.  TICKETS will be sold from all stations in Kootenay to above territory at  corresponding rates.  For complete information and further particulate apply to local ageuts or  E. R. REDPATH, Agent,  Greenwood.  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CATER.  A.G P.A., V��acouT��r D.P.A. N*l����a . :/!-  THE   BOUNDA��* CREEK   Tlmiuo  6:  Business DiteGtory.  MEATS, ETC.  P. BURNS & CO., ,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC  FRED B. HOLMES,  Agent,    Collector,     Janitor.       Large  warehouse for storing goods.  P.O. Box- 35    Residence opp, city hall,  ASSAYERS.  WALTER E. SEGSWORTH  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  Control Assays a Specialty.  Greenwood, B. C.  TAILORING.  WILSON & CO.  Merchant Tailors. Greenwood, St.  BARBER SHOPS.  Ii  GREENWOOD BARBER SHOP.  W. Fra.wi.by,' Prop.  Finest Bath Tubs in city.    Baths 25c.  Razors Honed.  Copper Street.       -     Greenwood, B.C  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALi-ETT A SHAW  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries. Pubuc.       ,  Cable Address :      KM.I.KTT."  ^���^..o'- J Bedford M'Nelll'B   Qhictwood,  CooBS 1) Moreiuff & N��aVs b, Ci  ( I.eiber'6. "  ��. 1. 11.  HALLETT.  X I'  ll. C. SHAW.  MfPLEOD A BROWN  , { Barristers and Solicitors,  - t' '  / Notaries Pdbwc, Etc  ���'���  Offices: Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  ,'��� Greenwood, B.C.  ,J. R.Brown. J. P.McLeod.  Arthur m. whiteside.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  S ������'���.;   Civil Enginbbf,  Dominion   anb    Provincial  Lanb Surveyor.      '  Office with Gaunce & Wloltwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD."   s      :      :      :   B.   O.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Alalng and Emlneerlnj Surveys.  Underground Work a Specialty.  Wood Bloak (next Customs office.)  GREENWOOD, B.C.  BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODGE  No. 38.1.0.0. F.  Meets e^ery Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in the  I. O. O. JF. Hall.    A. cordial invi tation is ex  tended to all sojourning brethern.  J. li. White, Fskd B. Holmes,  N. G. ".. Rec.-Sec.  ...DRINK ...  Alt  RENEWER  On sale at all the hotels.  BOWLED BY  JAMES M'OREATH  Bottlers of. ElnaLajrer Beer and  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Carbonated Beverages.  ir  EDITORIAL   OVERFLOW  Canada wants no Dingley tariff.  Tlie livery drivers' strike in  Chicago is becoming a grave one.  Last Saturday ..the strikers held  up the hearses.  ' Sandbaggers in Toronto are on  strike."', Every night you hear of  one or two fresh strikes. And  thia happens in Toronto the good.  ���The Rossland World has been  turned into a daily again. The  World has had m?ny ups and  down. The Times hopes the  World will continue as a daily.  The largest Christmas edition  so far that has reached the Times  office is that of tbe New Westminster Columbian. It contains  76 pages of interesting news of  the lower mainland.  r^  FURNITURE  CARPETS  CROCKERY )  GLASSWARE  CUTLER?  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  Andrew D. White, au American, is anxious to raise $14,000,-  000 to endow a school.of politics.  That sum ought to be1 sufficient  to attract. the "practical" politicians to the institution.  PROFIT IN COINAGE  Uncle Sam Makes Money on Some of  His Mint Products  The advocates of coin in preference  to paper money often declare that a  coin is always.just what it purports to  be. But it happens in practice that  the government loses money in coining-  gold,' though it makes a big profit in  coining pennies.  There is exactly $10 worth of: gold iu  a SlOgpld-piece, but 10 per cent of copper is put-in to harden the precious  metal, besides the cost of minting.  A piece of silver money is about half  profit, but the penny pays richly, as  theblanks.ire purchased at the rate of  $7300 a million���that is, the United  States obtains for 7 3-10 cents the.copper blanks which by the process of  stamping are transformed into SI  worth of pennies. The mint may not  have anything to do with flat money,  but it makes a dollar none the less, out  of that which is not worth a dollar.  Gained Forty Pounds in Thirty Days  For several mouths our younger  brother had been troubled with indigestion. He tried sever.il remedies  but got no benefit from them. We purchased some of Chamberlain's Stomach  and Liver Tablels and he commenced  taking them. Inside of thirty days he  had gained thirty pounds in flesn.  He is now fully recovered.���Hoi���I,ky  Bkos., Merehniits, Loiifr Branch, Mo.  For sale by J. L. White Greenwood and  A. F. Thomas Midway.  An Attack of Pneumonia Warded off  "Some time ago my daughter caught  a severe cold. She complained of pains  in her chest and a bad cough. I gave  her Chamberlain's Cough Remedy according to directions and in two days  she was well and'able to go to school.  I have used this remedy in my fau'ily  for the past seven yearsandhavenever  known it to fail," says James Prender-  gast, merchant, Annato Bay, Jamaica,  West India Islands. The pains in the  chest indicated an approaching attack  of pneumonia, which in this instance  was undoubtedly warde:'. **j��f by Cham-  berlaiu's Cough Remedy. It counteracts-any tondeucy of a cold toward  pneumonia. For sale by J. L. White  Greenwood and A. F. Thomas Midway.  Sewing machines for sale of to refit  at Second Hand White's.  Cslebrated Peterson Pipes, ALBriars,  at Yuill's, Copper street.  Tents, Guns and sporting gi.roIs for  ale or rent.    O. I. C. 2nd band store.  NOTICE  The   largest   hotels  and  finest  residences in B.C. were furnished by us throughout  WE1LER BROS.  , VICTORIA. B. C.  Small views of Greenwood. 15c each  at Munroe's.  THE NEW  I 11 u I  Finest Rooms in City  HEATED   BY   STEAM  This house is run upon cosmopolitan  principles,-and the prospector with his  pack is just as welcome as the millionaire with his roll. The bar is stocked  with the best the distilleries  produce.  Fred M. Munn,   Proprietor  TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENSE  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting-of the License Commissioners ior the city  of Greenwood, held after the expiration of  thirty days front the date hereof, I shall apply  for a transfer to Cascadden & Donnelly, of the  license now held by nit for the "National  Hotel" on lots 18 and' 19, block 7 (map U) in tlie  city of Greeawood.  LOUIS BOSSHART.  Greenwood, B. C, October 6,1903.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICK.  Gem, Big Bend'and  More.ua Fractional mineral claims, Gituate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.    Where located;   In Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that  I,  \��xiic II.  Hallett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B80140, for myself,  and as agent  for  George R. Naden, Free M iter's Certificate No.  3+1655,   and- Edmund   H.  Mortimer, Free Miner's Certificate No. Ii80224,  intend,      sixty        days       from       the      dale  hereof, -to   apply   to    the    Mining   Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements for the pnrpose of obtaining- Crown Grants tothe above  claims.  And further take notice  that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of December, 1903.  I. H. HALLET-  MINERAL ACT  1896.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "Caledonia" and "Gold Dollar.Fractional'  mineral claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale District. Where located :  On Horse-shoe Mountain,  Main  Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE Hint we Alex. TCaddell, E.  Sullivan and M. McMynn. Free Miner's Certificate Nos. B80.266; 1180,265, and B80.1S2 respectively, intend, sixtj- days from the date  hereof to apply to the Miuiiiff Recorder  for Certificates of ���Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crowii"Grants of-the above  claims.  And further take notice that actions, uuder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of sucli Certilicates of Improvements.'  Dated this 7th day of September, A.D., 1903.  TWOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN T..AT AP-  A^ plication will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Columbia  at the present session thereof by the G an by  Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power-  '"ompany. Limited, for au act to amend the said  company's Special act of incorporation being  chapter 75 of the acts of the said Legislative  Assunbly, 1901, so as to empower ihe said company to drive or construct a tunnel or tunnels  under, through or in the mountain on which the  mines of thesaid company at Phoenix, in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale district,  are located. The. portal or portals of said tun  nel or tunnels to be at some point or points on  the side or base of Raid mountain to be seleeted  by Bald company from which point or points  the said tunnel or tunnels may be driven or  constructed through any crown lands or any-  occupied or unoccupied lands, pre-emptions or  mineral claims of any.person or persons, company or companies situate on or in said mountain, to and into the mines or mineral claims of  said company; with power to construct, equip  and operate a line or lilies of tramway in said  tunnel and to transport ore and other freight  thereover; with liberty toenttr into agreements  with the owners of mineral claims or mines  through -which such tunnel or tunnels may be  driven, for the transportation of their ore or  other freight for hire, and with the further  power to acquire by purchase expropriation or  otherwise that portion of the lands through  ���which such tunnel or tunnels shall be driven as  shall, be actually occupied by such tun nel and  required to protect from injury the walls, roof  and floor thereof; and further to ncqttire by  purchase, expropriation or otherwise such lands  adjacent to or in tue neighborhood of the portal  or portals of such ainnel or tunnels as said  company may deem requisite for the erection,  equipment and operation thereon of rcorlcs for  the milling, smelting, refining or otherwise reducing or treating ores or minerals, and for the  pnrpose of providing damping grounds for the  waste rock, tailings, slags, or other waste  materials resulting from the company's operations, and also such lands **r other property  and rights as may be injuriously affected by  the companv's undertaking and works.  Paled November 25th, 1903.  D.   WHITESIDE,  Grand Forks, Ii. C.  jatt8 Solicitor for Applicants.  For Sale  Three set bob sleighs, $10 to 525.  One set light; sleighs, $25. One jumper  sleigh, $10; Light and heavy wagons  galore.   White, second-hand man.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Alice" and "Phoebe" Miueral Clainis situate  in the Kettle RiverMtning Division of Yale  District.   Wliere Located:  Near to Baker  -   Creek.  Take Notice that we, David McBr:de,J antes  G. McMynn and M. McMynn, Free Miner's  Certificate Nos. B41,825; B41,964 and B54902 respectively, intend, Bixty days from the date  here f, to applyto the Mining. Recorder for  Certifies tes oflmprovements, for the purpose of  obtait. ng Crown Giant of the above claim.  And further take uotice that action, under-  section 37. must be commenced before the is  suance of sucli Certificate of Improvements.  Dated/this Uth day of July, 1902.  T ~ David' "McBride,""  James G. McMynn  M. mcMynn.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  MAY DAY", DEER TIf AIL;-AND DIAMOND  JOE Fractional Mineral Clain s, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Wherelocated: Between Green,  wood and Summit camps.  TAKE NOTICE lliat 1, Isaacll. Hallett. its  agent for Jane Russell, Free Miner's  Certiiicate No. B55293, Wellington Elson, Five  Miner's Certificate No. B55328, aui Evmi  Parry, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B80121,       iutend sixty        days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for Certilicatesof Iniprovements, 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.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "RICHELIEU" Mineral Claim, situaw x tlte  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : On Nclse Creek on  West Fork of Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II. Hallett,  as agent for Wellington H. Craig,  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS0223, and  William Wellington Craig,Frce Miner's;Ceriilicate No. B80222, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate of Improvements, for the  purpOBe of obtaining crowngrant of the above  claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated the30th dayof October, A.D. 1903.  Jan. 30 I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT- -  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MAZE Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���On Lost Horse Creek, Main  Keltle River.  TAKE NOTICE that we J. C. Reilly, Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. K6X928, George M. Ben-  net, Free Miner's Certificate No. B5S471, A.  Megraw Free Miner's Certificate No B 55508 and  Fleming Robinson Free Miner's Certificate No  IJ 71395, intend, sixty days from the date hereof  'oapply to the Mining Kecorder for a Certifi-  tcate of Improvements, for the purpose of ob-  aiiiiug a Crown Gram of the above claim.  And further take notice that section 37, must  be commenced before the issvance of such Cer-  tiliciUei'l luipiuvcmciiis.  Daled thisniutli dny of Julv 1903, A. r.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Iiotiic F," "Steilingliam" and "Magnolia"  mineral claim, situate in the Kettle River  Mining Division of YaleDistrict. Where  located: In Copper Creek Camp.  TAKE NOTICIi that 1 C.A. E. Shaw agent  for J. T. Fceitcy Free Miner's Certificate No.  118(1142, and Wm Faritey, Free Miner's Ceriifieale No. B.')5176, intend, sixty days from the dale  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  cvrliiicate of Iniprovements, forthe puoposc of  obtaining a crown orautof the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the isstt-  anceofsitch certiiicate of iniprovements.  Dated this 17 day of June, A. D. 1'I03.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements-  LANCASTER    Fractional    Mineral    Claim,  otherwise known as the Lancaster Mineral  Claim, situate   in   the  Geeenwood  Mining  Division of YaleDistrict.   Wherelocated:���  In Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I,  Isaac H. Hallett, as  Agent for George Arthur Rendell, Free Miners?  Certificate No. B55246, intend, sixty days from  tlie dale hereof, to apply tc the Mining Recorder  fm a Certificate of Improvements, for tbe purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant oi the above  claim.  And'itrther take   notice  that  action, under  section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance of such Certiiicate of Impiovements.  lated this23rd dav of September, A. D., 1903.  1. H. HALLETT.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE  TO JEFF LEWIS: You are hereby required  to take notice that we, the undersigned, have  done and paid for the whole of the assessment  work for the years 1'JOi, 1902 and 1903, on the  "Laura B" Mineral claim, situate near the Citv  of Phoenix, B.C., in. the Greenwood M nnig  Div.isiou of Yale District, and you are hereby  required lo contribute your proportion of such  assessment,'namely, one quarter or S25 on each  claim for each year, amounting to $100. which,  together wilh vutir share of the costs of record-,  ing, the costs" of this advertisement, make a  total sum of $86.87!^ which yon have to pay.  Payment cm be made to us personally or to  ourcredit in the Bank of Montreal at Greenwood, B. C.  II 3011 fail or refuse to contribute the last  mentioned sum of $86.87J�� as aforesaid your interest in the said mineral claims shall, at the  expiration of ninel3- days, become vested in  your co-owners who have made the required x  penditure pro-rata according lo their former  interests.  Dated this 21st day of August, 1903.  * ' Brock Craddock "  Lkk Coombs.  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  ��� NOTICE.  "HACKLA" mineral claim situate in tueGrceu-  wood Mining DiviBion of Yale District.  Wherelocated: on Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE -NOTICE that we, Albert Edward  Ashcroft. Free Miner's Certificate No. B.  55279, and Nils E. Peterson,Free Miner's Certificate No. 13 41710, Intend, sixty days from  the'date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose, of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above ciiliu. *   "^  :;  *;   "��� "-*-*'':   And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before .tlie  issuance of sucli Certilicatesof Improvements.  Dated this 7th day of October A. D��� 1903.  -  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Suunyside" Mineral claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Diyisiou of YaleDistrict.  Where located:���Ou Boundary Mountain,  about one and a half miles south of the Summit  Hotel, and west of aud adjoining the Omaha  miueral claim,  TAKE NOTICE that I, Michael McBean,  Free Miners OertUicate No. B 55,177, intend, sixtv days from the date hereof -to  applv to the \finiug Recorder for n Certificate  ol Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Orowu Grant of the above claim  Aud further tulip notice that action, uudor  Section' V, mvst be commence before he  issuance or such uerti'iiate of lTnvrorem6iki.  Dated this 19th day of June.A. D., i903.  Sept. 3u---��� ^-^�����.._-,.���J,^^._^.:L.,=.^.i_.-_���_���,_:_���_  NOTICE OF F0RFE1TVRE.  To W. E. McBOYLE and any person to  whom he may have transferred his interest in  the "Dakota" tniuerol claim, situateou Wallace  mountain in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale, district and adjoining the "Logan" and  "Duncan" mineral claims.  Youarehereby notified that I have expended  the sum of $102.50 to hold the said Dakota mineral claim under Ihe provisions of the "'Mineral  Act" for thie yeai ending 17th of August, 1903,  tiialyou are required to contribute $5125 as  vour proportion of the said sum for jrorr unile-  vided one-half interest in thesaid claim, and if  within 90. davs from the first insertion of this  notice yot fui'l or refuse to contribute thesaid  sum of S51-25, together with all costs of advertising, your interest in the said Dakotimineral  claim will become the property ot me, the subscriber, under section Four of an Act entitled  the "Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900."  Daled at Greenwood,  3. C. cthe 26th day of  Augusl 1903.  Nov. 27. JESSIE M. MATHEISON.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To PETER McBRlDE, Pioneer Hotel, Green  wood, B. C.  You are hereby required to take notice that  we, the undersigned, have caused to be done  and have paid for the whole of the assessment  work forthe year ending May 14, 1903, on the  "Admiral" mineral claim situate in Providence  Camp in the. Greenwood Miuing Division of  Yale District and your are hereby required  to contribute your proportion of such assessment and of the costs of recording tlie Certificate of work, together with the costs of advertisement, amounting in all to $.iS.62^ which you  have tc pay.  if you fail or refuse to contribute the last mentioned sunt of S35.62J-2 as a foasaid jour interest  in tee said mineral claim shall, at the aspiration  of ninety days become vestedin us. yourco-owu-  ers, under the provisions of the Mineral Act  and amending acts.  Dated this 11th dav of September 1903.  HughMcKee  ,, Thomas Hemmerlee.  ��   .  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ARCADIA*ASTOKIA and MORNING STAR  Mineral Claims, situate in Ihe Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���The Arcadia and Astoria  mineral claims arc located in Skylark Camp  and the Morning Star mineral claim is located  in Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I J. P. McLeod as agent  for Sidney Koseuhaupt Frcit Miner's Certificate  No. 5528i."inteiid, sixtv days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining recorder for Cert"  ficatcs of Iniprovements, for the purpese of obtaining Crown Grants of the above clainis.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of ruch CeJtificate of Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of July, A. D. 1903.  J. P. McLeod.  T HE fAMADIAM RAM OF fOMMERCE  With Which is Incorporated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,700,000.       -      Rest, $3,000,000  HON. GEO. A. COX. President.   B. E. WALKER. General Manager  W. ALLISON,  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  REPRESENTING:  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British America Assur-  Co. of London, England. ance Co., of Toronto.  The  Canadian  Birkbeck   In-  ., vestment and Savings Co.  gig     Liverpool   and   London    and  Globe Insurance Company.  MINES.        ���        STOCKS,       -       REAL ESTATE,  ���0<><H>C><>O<><>O<>O<KH>O<><>CK>^^  ... i1*  The Jenckes Machine Co.yI  ....CANADM RAND DRILL COIPAM.;..  o  o  o  0  0  y  G  0  0  o  0  Manufacturers Boilers, Hoisting Engines,  Narrow Guage Locomo-  ���"������������������-��� tives, Compressors, Drills, Etc.    ���  . " "      '   ~  R.   R. WILLIAMS  AGENT,  GREENWOOD. B.C.   ��  <XKXK>00<X>0<KK><>00<>00000<>0<>OiKKH>^^  GRAND FORKS,--PR0EMX--GREENW00D  BAILY STAGE LINE.  Leaves Greenwood 6 a. m.    Arrives at Phoenix 7 a.m., Grand Forks'lPTSOaViJf.  Leaves Grand,"Forks 3.45 \>. m., Phoenix 7 -p.m.,   arrives in Greenwood 8 p. rt,  Fare -Grand Forks S3.00.      Greenwood to Phoenix SI.00     Phoenix to  Greenwood 50 cents. -  Great Northern express rates  made known at office.  J. F. ROYER, Manager.  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  THE EL  NBREW  N     V       \  PORTMAN   & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  * *  %  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops. Try  It! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  '\,  v.  i  >> | CYCLOPS  mm\HQ STEEL  H E  SHOES AND DIES  Q     RUSSELL, LAW, CAULFIELD, Co., Ltd.  AGENTS. GREENWOOD.  \ ���\.  /J  ^���Knji  *S*-WS  THE    BOUNDAR Jf   C^EEK   tfljvus,6  tfwnvca  IT��>���**"���*��  ��� "JOOOOOOOOOOO OOOO OOOOOOOOO  I LOOAL   EXTRACT |  .' - CKM>0OOO00OO'0OCM>0-0O<>0 OOOOO  Today is Christmas.  A. Meg-raw is in the citj' frf'tn Beav-  ^idell.  The hockey season is now practically  in full swing.  The Providence now employs 42 men  ������i nd the Elkhorn 14.  The turkey question is bfchi�� ihor-  .'���.ighly discussed today.  The future is bright lor the Boundary during the coining year,  \V. E. llocljj'os has. kohc iu L'r.iubm.��k  t'lispend the Christmas holidays.  W. G. Gaunce left on Saturday to  spend the holidays with his family in  Seattle.  Tho linal payment of 58,000 has been  ii.ade on the Jnckj'of, adjoininy the  Mlielstan.  The Greenwood merchants did them-  -elves proud in their Christmas win-  m\v di.plays this year.  1 he Oio Denoro. after a shut down of  ,i week, -U.irlecl up yesterday, with all  ' ic old li.Liid*> employed:  lliveiiwoou's urchins will be a happy  lot (uddy ; lor lliis Year Mr. S. Klaws  ���^as here with the goods.  W. H. Bui lock-Webster, chief of the  iiritish Columbia constabulary at Nel-  -- m, was in the city this week.  On accouni of a leakage in the boiler  .it the Providence mine, Monday, work  .viis suspended for a few days.  The Kuiglits of Pythias annual ball  t-ikcs place oil January 1. Tickets are  now in the hands of the committee.  Miss Holman of Spokane is spending  Christmas with her brother, superiu-  tiiide.it Holman, of   the Mother Lode.  The Times wishes its thousands of  .-sutlers merry Christmas and a Hcal-  liiy, Happy and Prosperous New Year-  Miss McMillan, who has been teaching in Alberta, is home to spend the  holidays with her parents at Dead-  wood.  Jim Dale,  who is interested in pron;-  '..i si tig' properties up the West Fork, left  r-iuiulay    for     Spokane    on     mining  business.  Mrs. .George Dougherty returned  noine last week after spending two  mouths visiting her mother at Butte,  Montana.  The Arlington hotel now has a gymnasium   room,where    the    manly  art  - ��  the   punching bag,   or any other old  punch can be had.   Professor Duffy's social hop  at the  Masonic hall, Tuesday night was, a*  named, a real social hop. and all  enjoyed themselves.  All the hotels today will have excellent bills of fare. We doubt whether  there will.be a hungry man in town.  Even the printer has  turkey  in   sight.  The "Harvest Days are oyer Jessie.  >>ear," might be truly sung in quarters of the globe, but in Greenwood the  harvest has just commenced���ice  harvest.  At the last regular meeting of the  city council it was decided to purchase  .100 copies of the special Boundary  edition of the Phoenix Pioneer which  will be issued about the"first""of "Hie  year  The Commercial, under the management of Green & Pierce, is making  "lnny improvements. The dining  room was opened up this week,  and from now on Billy Green will cater  uj the hungry.  The Times has received from the  author, K. E. Gosnell, the latest edition  of the British Columbia Year Book.  it contains a vast amount of statistical  information and a resume of the industrial and commercial development of  the province.  Alex liluuiulicld, driver ol Myerholl's  mail stage between Camp McKinney  and Greenwood, and Miss Grace Day  wero married at the .residence of Mr.  'vlyerholf, MM way. oil Wednesday by  the Kev. Mr. Thompson. The happy  couple will reside in Greenwood, and  are receiving the congratulations of  ihcif many friends.  The South E'id grocery has quite a  number of Christmas stocking.-,  forthe little lolks and all ready till  for Santa Claus and selling al very  reasonable prices.  If you want good tea or coffee or  cookies, popcorn, candy, or gum of var  ious kinds, be sure aud call at the  South End grocery where you will be  made welcome.  J.  Business Locals  Vvr good fresh candy go to Munroe.  Getyoui'Chrislmas holly at Monroe's.  Leave or ers for cut llowers at Monroe's.  Hou.-cs for rent Second Hand  While.  Warm up by purchasing a new or  second hand .stove froni Second Hand  White.  Eir.-,t class ice Greenwood skating  rink. Open from -.;<> to -l.oti every a f-  lernooti and every evening'.  Come on boys ��� I'.uy a nice rocking  ���hair for your lady. New and nobby.  Second Hand  White.  FOR   KENT���Boarding house convenient to the smelter.    Apply  at  the  premires opposite Lion Bottlihg works  -r to the  Bealev   Investment  A  Trust  ��� onipmiy.  The Best Remedy for Croup  Tnis is the season when the woman  who knows the best remedy for croup is  in dem.ind in every ueighborhood.  One nf Ihe most territile things in the  world i.s to be awakened in the middle  of the night of the night by a \shoop  from one of the children. The croup  remedies are almost as sure to be lost  iu case of croun, as a revolver is sure to  be lost in case of burglars. There used  to be au old fashioned remedy lor  croup, known a.s hive syrup, but some  modern mothers say that Chr.mbcr-  lain's Cough hYincdy i.s belter, and  does'not cos! no much. It causes the  patient to "throw up tlie plogui"  quicker, and gives reliof  iu a shorter time.        Give  this remedy as soon as tlie croupy  cough appears and it will prevent the  attack. II never fails and is pleasant  and safe to lake. Eor sale by J. L.  White Greenwood and A. K. Thomas  ���Midway.  IMPORTANCE OF NOW  Waiting for a more favorable  time to care for the teeth is  more expensive than the dental  operation itself, any way you  figure it.  It costs money,  trouble and ��� teeth to wait.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Naileii-Flooil  IMoek. Creeiiwuntl. I!. C.  WHEN IN NELSON  STOP  AT THR  HOTEL  The new manager B. Toinkins  has made it the leading hotel of  the Kootenays.  ���wwwwwwww  0  Comfortable Rooms.  Everything First Class-  THE SWAYNE  HOUSE,  Silver Street,  Greenwood  ���^������^������'���^������^���^������^������^������^���������^������XK^I"*"!**;*  PIANO  POR SALE OR RENT  Good Cottage Piano (Heititzmau &  Co/,)" in Greenwood for $200 -or"5?5a  month rent for not less than six moi.ths  ���to responsible party. Apply to MRS.  J. L. PARKER, North Star Mine,  Cranbrook, or K. K. Steven, Greenwood Club  *:~X~X<~X~X~X"X~X X^X-X^***^  BICYCLE AND  MACHINE REPAIRS.  4 SKATES SHARPENED.  I PAINTING AND.  SIGN WORK.  f: Copper St.    Greenwood.  <k~xk��x~x��X"X~x~x~:��x��x~x~:  HORSES   STRAYED.  Strayed on mv premises, Boundary  Pa'ls, the following described  horses :  One White Mare, g right  stifle.  Om> Black Horse, S left  stifle.  One Sorrel Horse, roached  mane and sorrel top, A left  shoulder.  One Chesnut Mare, blotch  brand left shoulder.  Unless the same arc claimed within  ���>0 days and expenses for keep and  advertising puid the same will be sold  to the highest bidder.  A. CASTLEMAN,  Boundary Falls.  Dated November 2f>, 1903.  FROVINOIAL  ASSAYER  AND  CHEMIST  Successor   to    Walter    E.   Segs worth  Control Assays a Specialty  Ore Shipments to Local Smelters Carefully Attended to.  S.BARRY YUILL  ^&&����^*'e<^^-^-&.su^;g*tt^@;e'��.  Imas  We Are Here With  the Goods  The choicest line of  Fancy Goods.  Toys and  Candies    IN THE BOUNDARY  \  v  V  ,n  X':  &  ���ii'.-  iii  ft  ��  in.  ft  w  iv  it..;  w  ���I  $  Finest  Line of   Pipes,   Tobaccos  and   J  Cigars in Xmas Box Sizes.  COLES & FRITH  Successor Hi .1. ].. Colo.-  ��&   Books, Stationery. Office Supplies, Etc.   *  I & js.-  jo *' jr ** j? ** jf *? *' f jc *" *.' :-"��� *' af jv>  I'KACTICAI,       WATCH MAKKK ;.    AND  JKWKLI.KK.  All work guaranteed    GrtlC ION WOOD.  s|-DO  YOU   WANT TO  J BUY  OR SELL  WATERLOO,  DENORO,  INTERNATIONAL  COAL & COKE.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-  NOT1C1C.  CITV    II'"    I'.AkMS   Mineral    Claim,   sltmiic  in     (he      Greenwood     MiniiifT     Division  nf Yale District.    W.bere located:   On Wal-  I ace Muliiitaiii.  TAKIi' NOTICK that 1, Isaac. H. Hallett,  free Miner's Certificate No. 15 K0M0, intend,  sixty ilays fruln the date hereof, to apply to the  Mininir Kecorder for a Certificate of Iniprovenieiiis for the purpose.of obtaining a Crown  CI rant of the above claim.  Anil further take notice that action, under  Keciioii 3", must be commenced before the is.  suance of such Certiliciite of.liuprovemeuts.  Dated this; lr.t day of September, A. D��� W03.  Jan  II I. H. HALLETT.  List your shares with  F. W. McLAINE !��  Real Estate and Insurance  Cupper  .Street,  f.  y    cupper  ."Mreet,       -      -       hKRh��wuuu    -  Jf if J? VT 1? J? & :t? *" J? ��' ff IP 8*" J? ��? J?  OO o ooooooooooooooooooooooo  SENSIBLE  GIFTS  There  are  mau.v   people   who  wish   to   make   Christinas   gifts  which-^vill   be of  real usi*.    Our.  store offers niaiiy   things in the.  way of. sensible yifts���     ��� '  Hot Water Bottles  Brushes and Combs  Military Brushes  Clothes Brushes  Whisk Brooms  Soap Cases  Leather Goods   .  Toilet Cases  Work Baskets  Containing'  Chocolates  These are but a- few suggestions of our line. A visit to our  store will giye many more.  | "TirwJHTE~'  0 Druggist  -     -       Greenwood cj>  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Just Received A Shipment of  Fresh  Currants,  Raisins.  Nuts and  Peel  Also A Fine Assortment of  APPLES  Northern Spies  Kings  Ben Davis  Baldwins  GALLOWAY  BROS.  PHONE  NO- 7  Goods   delivered   to  al]   parts  of the city.  sfflfflmnmimfflfimimmmfCTfflfflmiwfflViwimmTO;  DOLLS  CHINA  LEATHER  GOODS  TOYS  ALBUMS  MIRRORS  GAMES  BOOKS  TOILET  CASES  gjChristmas Cards,  Sleighs, Pocket Books,  Cigars,  ��^ Cigar Cases, Pipes,  5^:; Presents to .suit everybody, young ami old.   You can get  J^;1 just what you wjint at   right prices and save money by  S^ buying your Xmas presents from  ! Smith & McRae's,  Sri Books, Wall Paper- Photo Supplies.    'Phone 34.  ��L; Copper Street,  GREE3S"VVCC!D, B. C.  w,��  Good Tilings For Christmas  n    i     piiiibiiiii~wiiiiii��i <m 11 n 11 win wnii mm i ii iii ������������! inn imiiiiiwi iiiiiiw in um i ii i in   mi   im i    m ~~ ^t-r-n��ni.i���*t  WE WISH TO CALL YOUR SPECIAL  ATTENTION  TO  OUR   VARIETY OF  Xmas Meats  OUR TURKEYS, DUCKS, GEESE AND  CHICKENS  Are the finest ever received in Greenwood. We can also  supply vou with-STRICTLY FRESH EASTERN AND  OLYMPIA   OYSTERS,   'SPKING   LAMB   AND    VEAL  ;  Orders by mail or phone will receive our prompt attention.  PoRurns& Co.  *  ��  ��  8  *  ��  l>  ft  ��  <l>  ����������<:�� ��t#��i #f�� ###��##��)������ 'si:i o�� a a sin;! ��s*#��i������#��nina��n��i!t��j!n��*����n��������#o  THE OLD  RELIABLE  MEAT CO.     Phone 2  ��  Cut and Made by Experienced Tailors   FROM   BRITANNIA,     ���       TIDAL WAVE  ROYAL NAVY,      ��       IMPERIAL,  TRAFALGAR  COWE'S     ENGLISH      WORSTEDS  iF YOU DO THEN CALL AND SEE  ���-���/::':  {  TAILOR  (>PPOSIT ID    POSTOFF LCE  ^:THE:  Copper Street.  s��  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  %h  MJJAl.S   AT   A 1.1,  1-IOUK.S  PKIVATK   ROOMS  FOR   LABIES.  ��  Charles R. Pittock,  *  TRY   OU.K   COl'l'KE  Vrop'r.  t  DEALERS IN  furnitiire; xT carpets.  I LINOLEUMS, ETC.  ;J;    COPPER STREET,  (GREENWOOD  s^<K'<K��x���M���x*���^���X'���x*���x������x������X4���x������^���x������^���^  s- # ��(�� ��if�� �� �� m # # * ��si��*:t ^ # ��*;* i;���� tt * * �� * ��s if ifj & n���� ���� # %# # # ons ��i * ##����� & * <nj�� *  Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111.  FI  ���Zx  !G AGENTS  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  MINING    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT  CHASED   OR   DEVELOPED.  ��ftftft*#ftftKM��#ftft ������-,;: ����t#Sti;fft*H3ffittft��ft��S^^  ft  ft  ��� ft  PUR. I  ft  ft  ���       .ft  ft  ^liiaiaiUiuauiauiimiiaiiOiPimiiiiiiiiiiliaiiiiiaiiiiiii^  Greenwood  LJouor Company  iy.l"tyy^^^?<J*H��W��.W^ill��llHIIOI��T,g'.<lW��ll    -.   II       IL      "M   '��� J'l ������ 'l'r.**"'"'   ������"    I'-'IPTI���I   ��� ���   I���V^f '<    ��y  �� * ^ Fa!*$t and  Calgary Beer*  %   ^   ^  R GRIEGER, Manager.  up if ��e #������ jp jf��?' *" a? ^ j? j<* ��f a? a? jf ��f  v��s j/t ��* .n & j�� j& s ����s�� j* .* ji # m v5�� j*  Wf.  Wf.  V*.  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