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 '0mmfamm8ggz&&  d*xttmwGS&BpapsmaPB!ttEm*mi!B5mEa!ia&tt  K  ^  .N  o  JAN B_ 1905  k  ^CTORiA^  Vol. 9.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30 IQ04.-  No. 18  THE BIG  STORE  ���COM R ANY, LTD.-  THE BIG  w  |,--*.-i<*\  'IV:-:  We %uish oar customers and friends a  Happy and Prosperous New Year.  Successfully   Inaugurated  On Monday.  Personnel i of tbe Various Rinks  City  Fathers Win a Match,  The curling SeasOn.Ais. now- > in o full  swing. It was inaugurated under  favorable auspices last Monday when  the match betweeii the president and  vice-president^Bevemrinksiti! side, ^took  place.' The vice*president and his  players won the victory by 'fifteen  points, the score standing 6* .to SI.  The-following shows the score by.  rinks in Monday's match, president vs.  vice-president, as well as the >result of  the recent drawing'of rinks for the  ������season's-play:      ^  "  i  23mwmmmmmmmii;;  %      s^  COMPANY,    LIMITED.  ^TE DESIRE TO THANK OUR MANY PATRONS FOR  ^HEFLSASAN^BUSINESSTO HiWE-ENJOYED IN^  THE PAST YEAR AND SOLICIT A CONTINUANCE  OF SAME DURING THE COMING YEAR.i  X. EACH  DEPARTMENT  OVERFLOWING  WITH  CHOICE  GOODS WHICH ENABLES US TO GIVE YOU BETTER  SATISFACTION DURING THE COMING  YEAR 1905  '������ O-l  ��������� :\  ���f\  *���*??���  'U ', ���  : ;  -If    Y//  li  Oyr Grocer ties are always fresh as  the volume of business we transact in.  this department necessarily keeps them  so, In buying your Christmas Grocer/  ies 7.011 will make no mistake in orders  ing from us.  Gent's 3  For appropriate Christmas Presents  we are showing some very neat things  in Initialed and Plain Silk Handkerchiefs  from 35c to $1.00, Fancy Suspenders  from 25c to $100, A swell line of Neckwear,    . We carry everything for men,  ��� ��.  HARDWARE AND CROCKERY  , Carving Sets in Plush Cases, any of which will make a handsome  Christmas present, prices from $2.50 to $10.00, Also a full line  of Boker's Skates from 75 cents up, Hockey Skates, etc., etc.  Besides our regular line of Crockery, which is complete in every  particular���being the best assorted line in the.city, we have im*  ported a very fine line of China direct from manufacturers, 5  o'clock Tea Sets from $3.00 to $5.00,    Berry Sets, Chocolate Pots.  1 GREEN WOOD'S GREATEST STORE \  PRESIDENT  J. McLean   '  C. H. Tye  W. L. C. Gordon  E. W. Bishop, skip  Parry  . B. O'Brian  11  E.  S.  C. N. Bell  K. C. B Frith, skip  J. McCreath  Alex. Miller  A. M. Whiteside  J. S. Birnie. skip  A. C.-Braithwaite  F. Spearing  ��,. R. Redpath  J, McCreath, skip  ~ *~m *  ?   ->���       -     _ - _  T. H. Paterson  F. F. Ketchum  S. M. Johnson  W.'G. McMvnn, skip 6  G. B. -Taylor  T' Bemmerle  W. H. G. Glbbs  H.W^Falconer, skip IC  E. J.Cartier  N. McLeod  J. L. Coles  A. D. Hallett, skip  Palouse Delegates Inspect  the Strathmore.  Belief. Expressed That Greenwood:  Has a Great Future.      ,  VICICPKBSID BUT  R, C, G. White  R. Smailes  H. Bunting \  H Mclutcueon, skip "  W. H. C. Wilton  J. R. Brown  W.C. Smith  A. Log-ati, skip  T. H. Plummet  R. Wilson  W. All son  1   E. G. Warren, skip     t>  G. Cunningham  Ft W. McLaine  G.-E. Richardson  R Mathison, skip      8  Kev.M. D.l&cJKee   " "'  E.' Anderson  G. R.tf&den  E.3.'D��l,'sklJ> 17  J.'P. M.'Oray '  C. H. Fair '   '  L. B. HiiBge  H. L. Johnson, skip   9  A. Nicholson.  H. H. Madden  G. Findlay  3   H. S. Simmons, skip 10  .-���-.-'.���'      51 66t  i The drawing for the inter-rinkxom-  petilion for the Warren cup has taken  place. Playing was started���. Wednesday night..  Defeated City, Officials^  A sack of the best "flour reached the  Sacred Heart Hospital this week. It  was paid for by the city officials. They  undertook to show the city fathers how  to curl but the old men .who.hare been  governing this prosperous city, for the  last year were too much for the youngsters. The match was for a sack of  flour to be -presented to the Sisters'  Hospital and it was played on Wednesday afternoon. Aid. Ross skipped the  rink for the city fathers and he was  ably supported by Mayor Naden, Aid.  Bunting and Aid. McKenzie. Chief  Hallett was skip for the officials and  his team was comprised of City Engineer Johaaon, City .Solicitor Gray and  City Clerk Taylor. After twelve exciting ends the score stood ten to eight  in favor of the mayor and council.  ; The fame'Of  the "Greten wood hiffh  gradetbelt has reached the PalouSe.  J.'H; Richardson ��� of-fColfax, Wasihj,  'and James Gorman of Spokane arrived  here Monday for theipurpose -of negotiating* for  the, purchase tiff a-latge.,  ihterest in the stock1 of the>Strathtnote ~'  mine.     It is understood that-they (represent a syndicate composed-of residents of the Palouse and a number of  -Spokane people.   An announcement of  the closing of deal is expected to follow  ���the,return of the visitors, who/left here  Wednesday . after  inspecting, several  ���nigh   grade  properties  and   the   big  mines^ Phoenix.     Both gentlemen,,  .who,   were, accompanied., by,   Fred.  Knight,  of Grand F.prks,   expressed  ttiemselY<�� as amazed at the mineral  wealth of v^eenwood  and ��� the -Boundary,generally..  "We had heard a great deal about  the country," said Mr.-] *?ichardsoa,'  "but came here- uqprepar.edfto witness ,-  duch enormous development. Otir  visit has proved a perfect, revelation.  We realize now thatch*; Boiindary. is. ,  one of the richest mining regions on  the continent. There is money here  both .for the capitalist and for the, man  with moderate means.  "We were especially taken with the  high grade properties,'every one of  which seems to be a dividend-payer or  on a self-sustaining, -basis. What the.  Providence and Elkhorn have acconu  plished. indicates, the -possibilities of  ihe Strathmore. \We inspected,a six  inch lead containing free gold, selected our own samples and obtained very,  satisfactory results. It won't be our  fault if we don't convince our friends  that Greenwood camp is' the place_tQ  The briquettirig plant at the Mother  Lode smelter will begin operations  within a forthnight.  ST. JOHN'S NIGHT.  Officers of Greenwood Lodge. A*F<4  A. M. Installed by the OD.O.fl.  At the Masonic hall Tuesday night,  feast of St. John, officers of Green,  wood lodge, No. 28, A.P. & A.M., were  installed as follows: W. M., A. M.  Whiteside; I.P.M., F. M. Elkins; S.W.,  E. W. Bishop; J.W., E. G. Warren;  Treas., W. G McMynn, D.D.G.M.;  Sec'y, J. S. Birnie; S.D., Norman McLeod; J.D., F. W. Mr.Laine; Dir. of C,  H. S; Simmons; S.S., H. J. Bayley; J.  S., Tames Petrie; organist, Fred  Holmes; Tiler, W. H. Dockstaeder.  R. W. District Deputy Grand Master  W. G. McMynn acted as installing  officer. At the conclusion of the impressive ceremony, the members together with a number of visiting  brethren, repaired to the anteroom  where a banquet was served.  make profitable mining investments.''  ! "Yes, and our trip, I hope, wiii leail'  <o other deals," added, Mr. Gorman.  4'If this camp were on the. American  iide people would be falling over each  ��flier to buy your rich bonanzas.0  WANT MOM LIGHT.  North  End Residents Petition City  Council.  * At last night's meeting of the city-  council a petition from ratepayers in  the north,end; of > town asking for an.  extension ofthe street lighting service  from the terminus at Wood: street tothe Elkhorn brewery, was presented.  After discussion the petition, was referred to the fire and light committee  with instructions to report next week.  PRINGIPALSHIP VACANT.  School  Board Accepts  Mr   Clark's  Resignation.  . A special meeting of the school  board. was held Thursday afternoons  Those present were trustees Mo Arthur  and Johnsoa and Secretary Taylor.  The resignation of the principal, Mr.  W. T. Clark, waa read end accepted.  It was decided to Ask Mist Martin to  act as principal during January and  to obtain a substitute for No. 2; likewise to advertise for a teacher to fill,  the principalship.  Otto Abeling, a miuing.engineer of  Grangeville, Idaho, and Miss Mary E.  Simmons of Greenwood, B. C, were  married at noon yesterday at the Hotel  Spokane. Dr. Henry I. Rasmus officiating. John W. Gilson and Li 1 son  Gilson, personal friends residing in  Spokane were the only guests.���  Spokesman-Review, Dec. 24tH, BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  TOWN TOPICS  President jiurtTioioinew of Ihe Combination Co., is in town.  D. W. McVicar, manager of the Last  Chance, has returned from Nelson  where he spent the holidays with his  family.  The slag pots at' the Mother Lode  smelter will shortly be hauled by an.  electric motor, thus doing away with  the steam locomotive.  The smelter returns from, the first  carload shipment of Last Chance ore  ran one-third higher than was anticipated by the management.  Smith & McRae wish to thank all  their friends and customers whose liberal patronage made-their Xmas trade  a positive success and extend tp one  and all best wishes for a ��� happy and  prosperous New Year. -   -  The Great Northern extension from  Grand Ifqiiks reached, the^ lower town  in Phoenix on Monday. The construction, of the trestle across gulch is so  far advanced that trains will likely be  aole to cross toqight or Saturday. The  arrival of the first locomotive was hailed by',the tooting of the whistles at the  big mines.  Mrs. J. R. Brown and child, accompanied by the former's mother,. Mrs.  Whittaarsh, left-yesterday for Spokane  where they will spend the winter visiting relatives.  Jack Northey, formerly foreman at  the Jewel mine, died at Atlin" a fortnight ago. He left here two years ago  and subsequently visited England. He  was an old timer inthe Boundary.  The first wedding occurring in the  St Andrew's Presbyterian church of  Phoenix took place Tuesday, when  Christie'Anna Laurie, only'daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Fraser,  was' united- in marriage to -Vibert  Gerald Younghusband,. The ceremony  was performed by 'Rev. E' W.��,.'jfac'-  Coll, pastor of the church, foe bride  being given away by her ilcher, who  "is master' mechanjr of the Granby  mines. Miss Helen Moffatt was bridesmaid and Abnec Hillier was best man.  _;; "AN AMBULANCE.  i There is a movement on foot having  for its object the purchase of an ambulance for service in this city and  surrounding camps. . The necessity  for providing1 proper facilities for the  transportation of wounded or otherwise injured individuals, has. often  been commented on J*' Quite' tecently  the matter has been informally discussed and now there is a lihlihood of  public spirited ladies and gentlemen  co-operating to raise the funds required. The object, it is believed, could be  accomplished by holding ' a series of  entertainments during the winter  months.  Must Be Quick.  Pains in the stomach and attacks of  the colic come on so suddenly and are  ���so extremely painful. that immediate  relief must be obtained. There is no  necessit}' of sending fora doctor in  3Uch cases if a bottle of Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  is at hand. No doctor can prescribe a  better medicine. For sale by.allsdrug-  gists.  COUNTY COURT-  Judge Leamy held a sitting of the  County Court on Thursday and Friday. In Perry vs. Peterson judgment  was given for the plaintiff for $97-and  costs; J. P. Myers-Gray for plaintiff  and J. R. Brown for defendant. In a  number of' other cases judgment was  given by default. A number of applications': in chambers were granted.'  N-.turalization papers were granted to  J. W. Hammcl and C. H. Henning.  AGENTS WANTED.  Applications will be received for the  position of Agent in this locality, to  represent the Occidental Loan & Sav  ings 'Company of Vancouver, B. C.  One willih'g to canvass desired. Good  proposition to the right man. Apply  P. O. box 152, Vancouver, B. C.  METHODIST CHURCH.  The sermons and music in the Methodist church on New Year's day will be  appropriate to the occasion. On Monday night following, the Epworth  League will give an entertainment  consisting of a debate, singing and  recitations. The subject for debate  will be "Resolved that great events  make great men, not great men, great  events." Those *aking part are: Affirmative: G. Muller, J. R. Brown and  Miss Wright; negative: E. W. Dynes,  H. C'ark and Miss Green. Mrs. Gation  of Phoenix is expected to recite.     The  chg.yrryyill supply part of the musical  programme. Miss Dixon will sing a  ,soio,;'Mrsi' J. W. Parker -and Miss  Dixon' will render a duet and little Miss  Evangeline Phillips will sing- a solo.  TAX SALE.  Arrears   of    $20,000   Were   Paid  During   the   Year.  There was a small attendance at the  tax sale held at the city hall on Wednesday. G. B. Taylor, city clerk, took  up the list in alphabetical order, disposing of about thirty lots for approximately $1,500 cash. Property owners  have one year to effect redemption but  the recent buyers will have to be re  paid with interest at the rate of six  per cent per annum. The tax sale was  adjourned ��� for a fortnight when the  unsold-lots wili again be offered for  sale by auction. Those,disposed of the  other day are properties in the business  section. Wednesday's auction was the  first tax sale ever held in Greenwood.  The date having been \vell advertised  property own'ers: who had. the funds,  settled promptly, the arrears of taxes  paid in during the year exceeding  $20,000. On Tuesday a non-resident  property owner forwarded $3000 to the  city treasurer in settlement of old  scores. '  DINED EMPLOYEES.  B. C-   Copper   Company   Entertains  Smeltermen Christmas Day.  ��� The British -Columbia Copper Co.  entertained its smelter employees to  dinner at the Windsor on Sunday.  The social affair was in the nature of a  "continuous performance," as'-the  members of both shifts arrives at different hours. The first guests sat  down at 3 p. m. and five hours elapsed  before the last smelterman had left the  table. The bill of fare was excellent,  reflecting great credit on H.irrv Coutes,  the manager of the dining room. J.E.  McAllister, ,(supt. of the smelter, and  over fifty employees participated .in  the good cheer: .' .;  The thoiiglitfu'lness and hospitality  of the company was dulv appreciated  by all the guests.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  |;;;  ANB STOPE  ooooboooo^ooooooooooooooooo  ' Two furnaces at the Boundary Falls  smelter are treating 700 tons daily.  ' Le Roi No.' 2 last month shipped  3000 tons of ore to the Mother Lode  Smelter.  ' Although the figures are not complete shipments of high grade ore. from  this camp in 1904 will probably exceed  1800 tons, valued at over $225,000.  A The shareholders of the Royal Victoria, Gold Mining Co. will meet here  on Jan. 9th to authorize the- sale of  their property, thie Golden Eagle mine,  north fork of. Kettle river.  -A diamond drill hole rarely' goes  straight for the point aimed at; it will  invariably "drift" or deviate from the  line. In drilling a horizontal hole the  drill will almost invariably drift upwards.  ��� The. Montana output of copper for  i904, it is estimated, will aggregate  265,000,000 pounds, of which the Butte  district will be credited with 260,000,-  000 pounds, an increase in the production of the Butte mines of about 15,-  000,000 pounds over the preceding vear.  The production of the' various Amalgamated companies will amount to  195,000,000; the United Copper, 35,000.-  000; Clark,:24,000,000, "and miscellaneous producers, 6,000,000 pounds. The  increase is due to a greater amount of  ore mined than in 1903, 'the mines of  Amalgamated and United Copper companies having been in almost contitiu  ous operation throughout the year,  only slight interruptions having marked the business, whereas last year  there were several general and extensive .shut-downs. There has been no  change in the values of ores mined. It  is estimated that with the additions of  the Pittsburg & Montana company  and the Lexington group of mines, to  the list of producers next year, the  copper output of the Butte district will  be fully 350,000,000 pounds. The Amalgamated Copper company has done  very little development work in its  mines during the present year. The  shaft of the Anaconda mine has been  made 200 feet deeper and is now down  2400 feet.  ���m   B0UNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE  n^iiii^- No..3 8.1. 0. 6. R.  Meets  every   Tuesday  ISvunhi<j at SOD in  the  1. O. Q. F. Hall.     A' cordial  mvi tiulun is ex  tended to all sojourning brelherii.  G. R. Naihc'n,     . Pkkd B. Hoj.miss.  N.--G. Rec.-Sec.  DR MATHISON   DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD  -     B G  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  ��� announcement; '  8 TO THE PEOPLE OF  g  ; GREENWOOD:  5 At the request of a number  p of citizens I shall again be acan-  0   didate for Mayor at the elections  6 to be held on  the 12th  day of  5 January, 1905-.   I take this oppor-  6 tunity of thanking the electors  p for their assistance in the past  5 and ask for a continuance of  o their support and encouragement.  Respectfully,  GEO. R. NADEN.  dooooooooooooooooowoooooo  WMSMMBxEl  *������*.-* ���","" victoria.b.c  $&���������  FOR  AN  XMAS  APIECE  OF-'-i.   ���-������  FUR1IT��RB  is hard td improve;    A  good reliable sideboard simijar  to' illustration is yours for  .00  other* styles; of >y,l- ich we would'  be pleased  to  send  illustrations'  of up to 150 00  Send for Catalogue  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-  .  .,.''; NOTICE. '  '"Teutonic Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of "Yale  District. Where located: In Deadwood  camp, adjoining-the "Emerald" claim.  '-p'AKE NOTICE that we, John W. Frost,  ; 1 ���;��� Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.149 and  M. McMynn, Free Miner's ^Certificate No.  B8S.502, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the.; purposeof obtaining a crown Grant of the above claim.  And "further take  notice that "action, under  section 37, must be coiimenced before the issu-  anceof such Certificate of Improvements.  ;  Dated this 1th day of October, A.D. 1904.  .John W. Frost.-���  M. McMvnn.  "C0MANIES ACT. 1897."  ' NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  Henry Nicholson has been appointed  the new Attorney in the Province of  British Columbia for the "Waterloo.  Consolidated Mining and Milling Company."  Dated this 8th day of November, 1904  S.  Y. WOOTTON  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  NOTICE  Application Fk  rmrjr liimr' "���'"'���  License.  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date I will a'ppl'y to the  Board of T.icensing CommissioneJS of.  the City of Greenwood, for a transfer  of Liquor License held i>y me for 'the  Clarendon Hotel, Copper St. situate on  Lots 13 and 14, in Block 12, City of  Greenwood, to Bruce Craddock and R.  A. Nicholson.  JULIUS EHRLICH,  Dated at Greenwood.- B. C, this 14th  dry of November, 1904.  The'latest creations in Chinaware at  prices that will delight you as much as  the goods.���Smith & McRae. -  v>Y  The Union Meat Market Company  Can make it merrier for you.  Choice Turkeys, Geese, Duck,  Chicken, etc.. and Roast Beef.  Mince Meat like your mother used  to make.. -  T.-P. FLOOD,  r-^-vWWWgl  ��  Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111.  FINANCIAL i MINING AGENTS  ��  ��  *.��  ��  ���.��  *  ��  Vt  ��   -  : ���"  : ���  ������'���"���  ���'-.��,  I   MINING    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT    PUR-  |  ! r       CHASED   OR   riEVELOPED. !  �� .-���'������'-.''���>��  s����w������i}��������*��ft����*��#i>*��������**����'��������*#������#������������������e����6  ��� FRED. W. McLAINEi  PIRE. LIFE <&  Insurance   1  te ACCIDENT...  1 STOCKS AND SHARES A SPECIALTY I  g~ '   '        LOCAL AGENT FOR C. P. R. LANDS.                          :~S  H OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.      GREENWOOD, B. C f|  Corporation .of the City of^Greenwood  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1895.  VOTERS' LISTS.  The following- persons-are entitled 'to have  their names placed on the Voter's Lists for the  JtfunicipaUSlections^Jpr^the. xear^WOS, for  Mayor, Aldermen and School Trustees of the  City of Greenwood.  Any male or female, being- a British subject  of the full age of twenty-one years who   .  a. Is the owner of real estate of the assessed  value of not less than one hundred dollars, or  b. Is the representative, being-, a resident  British subject duly authorized by the directors  of an. incorporated company, which is the assessed owner of lands, or of improvements of  lands, situate within the municipality, or  c. Is the holder of a trades license, the an-  nual fee of which is not less than five dollars,  or ...  d. Is a householder, who has paid on or before the 31st day of December iu the year im  mediately prior .to the day pf the nomination,  all municipal rates, taxes, assessment rentals,  and license fees, which are not chargeable on  and,'payable by him or her to the Municipality.  Provided, however, that in the case of the  holder of a trades license or in the case of a  householder, he or she shall, during- the month  of December, in each year, make and cause to  be delivered to the City Clerk a statuary declaration set out in Section 2 of ihe Municipal Elections Act Amendment Act 1902.  Forms of thq said declaration may be obtain-  at the office of the City Clerk at the City Hall,  GreOnuood, B. C.  n,.oli. TAYLOR.  C. MC,  Notice of Forfeiture.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  ��� NOTICE.  "Boston," "St. Louis" and "Toronto" Mineral  ���     Claims,  situate in the Greenwood  Mining  -   Division of Yale District.    Where..l?caled  On Cranberry creek.    TAKE NOTICE that I. A. E. Ashcroft, act-  ' ing as agent for-John N. Greden,' Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80547, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  foi the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant 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 1st day of October, A. D.. 1904.  ALBERT E: ASHCROFT, P-L-S.  An Emergency Medicine.  For sprains, bruises, burns, scalds  and similar injuries, there is-nothing  so good as Chamberlain's Pain B^lm  It soothes the wound and not only gives  instant relief from pain, but causes  the part to heal in afcout one third the  time required by the usual treatment.  As it is an antiseptic all danger from  blood poisoning is avoided. Sold by  all druggists.  To ANDREW HAMILTON, or to any person  or persons to whom he may have transfered  his interests in the GREAT LAXIE and'  TWIN mineral claims sltnate at Summit  Camp in the Greenwood Mining Division of ��  Yale District. ���      ;  YOU are hereby notified that we  have ex-"  pended the sum of $200.00 for work on the--  above mentioned claims and $3.00 for recording- -  the.same.fotan.assessmeat.on each,^sueh-be-=  ing  required and necessary to hold thesaid  claims for the year ending the 3rd dav of September, 1904, under the provisions of the Mineral Act and Amending Acts: aud If at the  expiration of  ninety   days from  the date of  first publication of this notice in the Boundary  Creek Times, you fall or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure namely, $68.33  together with all costs of advertising your in-'  terests in said mineral claims shall become Invested in us (yourco-owners]upon filing Inthe  proper office in that behalf the affidavit required   by Section  4  of the    "Mineral   Act  AmendiugA.ct; 1900."  Dated thls;2nd dav of December, 1904.  THOMAS KERMEEN  -      ,   THOMAS CORKHI&L.  MINERAL ACT 1896.  ~\  Certificate of Improvements'  NOTICE.''  "SLATE FORMATION" Mineral Claim, sit-  uate iu ihe Greenwood Mining. Division of  YaleDistrict. Wherelocated: In Smith's  camp.  TAKE in'OTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent-for Kenneth C. B. Frith,' Free  Mlncr'n Certiiicate No. B85629, Intend sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certi ficate 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    of   Iniprovenieiiis.  Dated this 21st day of December, A. D., 1904.  :���  I. H. HALLETT.  ���    JITNERAL ACT.  Ce^'.^ute of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Mame" Mineral Claim situate in Green-wood  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   On Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that������ we, N. E. Peterson,  Free Miners' Certificate,No. BSS.688 S. T.  Larson, Free Miner's Certificate, No. BS6,320,  and M. ���'. McMynn, Free Miner's Certificate  No. US5.502, intend, sixty da3-s from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder ror a  Certi ficate of Improvements for the pnrpose of  obiaiuin-t   h Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further  take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such cert:ficate of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of September A. D. 1904.  N. E. Peterson  S. T. Laksek  M. '9. McMynn.  Books fnr old and young, the latest  I and best the world affords at Smith &  McRae's.  I  i ,i  Al  1 ikaigggisaswBaa^ax^^  W  - i  BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  ^<��4mI^#^^  STOCK-TAKING  Our January  Stock'Taking Sale  Will Commence on  aturday, January 5th, 1905.  This willbe the biggest sale in the  history of this store,  Our winter  stock is large   and must   be  reduced  before February 1st.     Prepare  for the  opening days.    Bring your cash and pick  up the Bargains*  See Hand Bills for Prices.  ff^fH^  STABBING AFFRAY.  Railway Man at Eholt Carved by an  Unknown Individual.  The provincial police are hunting  for an unknown man who committed a  murderous assault upon Wm. Gibson,  a railway employee, at Eholt last week.  Gibson received an ugly cut from a  knife across the cheek and his chest  and left hand were also badly slashed.  His condition was quite alarming until  his removal to {he hospital here. The  wounded man, -who is still weak from  the loss of blood, left the hospital on  Thursday of this week and announced  ffis"int^tion^f^-ope7adngr^vith~tHe  police in bringing his assailant to  justice. From all accounts there is a  woman in the case. - Gibson says he  had been wrongfully accused of having  insulted an Eholt landlady and that  interested parties hired a man to do  him up. ' He also claims he would be  able to identify his assailant. According to the story related here Gibson  hasn't any enemies. He was employed on the Grea1. Northern at Grand  Forks until a month ago when he went  to Eholt to hunt for work.  dence camp, Fred   Whittle.  Diamond, Camp McKinney, Sailor  Gold Mines Co.  Tip Top fraction, Greenwood, Jos.  Tremblay.  St. James/-Kimberley camp, J, S.  Harrison. '    .';  Silver Key, Central camp, L. Smith.  MINERAL LOCATIONS.  BELL TO HANG.  An Ottawa despatch says that the  case of Joshua Bell, under sentence of  execution at Kamloops on January 13,  was discussed by the cabinet. He was  convicted of murder at Greenwood and  in view of the judge's report and the  man's record in the United States,  there.is.noLrouchJoubtthat^BelLwill  pay the penalty for his crime. Bell, it  will be remembered, -murdered a woman at Phoenix last fall.  A later despatch added that the government has decided to let Ihe law  take its course.  Royal Victoria Gold Mininir Company  Limited Liability.  Great Clearing Sale now on, before  stock taking��� lA off on all chinaware,  leather goods, toys, case pipes, Xmas  candy, fancy goods, etc. Everything  goes at Less than Cost.���Smith & McRae.  CUT FLOWERS FOR XMAS.  Mrs. Benard wishes to announce that  she can supply, in any quantity, Cut  Flowers for Xmas and New Years.  Parties desiring same should place  their order as early as possible. Call  up phone 31.  Extracts   From  the  Latest Official  Records-  '. Coronation     fraction,     Providence  camp, H. V. Fuller.  * Juno fraction, Deadwood   camp,  S.  M. Johnson.  ��� Black Horse fraction. Summit camp,  -Leon Lontier.  Gold Dollar, relocation of Golden  Dollar, Central camp,. D. Ruchanan  and E. O. Lewis.  Ceutral, Perkins camp, Ruck Creek,  .E. L. Stevens.  Gillespie, Rock mountain, J. Frank.  . Flora, Myers creek, Frank Roberts.  National. Myers creek, F. Roberts.  Dori find Don fraction, Smith's camp,  ?%. Faulkenham.  ^; CERTIFICATES   OF   WORK.  Hummingbird, Skylark, Isaac Skid-  more.  Magnetic, Deadwood camp, J. P.  ���Myers-Gray.  Bute fraction, Deadwood camp, B.A.  Good.  '   Maori;   Kaiora,   Gladstone     Provi-  NOTICE is hereby given that a special general meeting of the shareholders of the above named company  will be held at the Company's office,  Rendell building, Greenwood, B.C., on  Monday the 9th day of January, A. D.  1905, at 3 p.m., to authorize the sale of  the Company's property.  Dated this 29th day of December,1904  A. M. Whitbsidk, Secretary.  ��0000000000000004X%00<XXH>00  H. BUNTING  ix CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  ESTIMATES FURNISHED-  GREENWOOD,   :   B, C.  OOOOOCrOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOO-  X ir * * ir ir ir ir **��� ���*��� ir ir ir ir ir ir * * 4* 4. * 4. 4.4* 4. #  jlutis  REPRESENTING  The Phoenix Fire Assurance Co. of London, Eng.  Liverpool and London and  Globe Insurance Company.  The British  surance Co.,  America As-  of Toronto.  The    Caandian   Birkbeck  In-vestment   and Savings  Go.���-~-^-^=���=-.*���=-=-^  NADEN  ��-���  Real  x^~^  *��  GEORGE   R.   NADEN      -:-       MANAGER  -tr iy  * ��� ���$"$* & *�� ���$��� ���$��� *f 4 *f* 4* 4"f 4��,fr *fr 4�� * ��fr ���$��� -��f ����� ��f tf fc  *  ^msMw^wMMw^m^m^w^g  THE f AN API AN RMK OF fOMMERCE  With Which is Amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up capital $   8,700,000  Rest  ....     3,500,000  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over     83,000,000  London Office. ���_���, v������.  ._.���������     Wm. Gray      ).���.,,  60 Lofflbard St. E. C. New York Aeency      H# B. walker i A8ents-  16 EXCHANGE PLACE.  In addition tlie Bank has 107 branabes and agencies in Canada and tb    United   States,  including- the following In British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.  ATLIN, GREENWOOD. NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,  CRANBROOK-,      |KAMLOOPS. NELSON, VICTORIA,  DAWSON, LADYSMITH, N.WESTMINSTER, WHITE HORSE,  FERNIE.  Branches in the United States:  NEW YORK;      SAN FRANCISCO. .     PORTLAND,      SEATTLE,     SKAGWAY  . Deposits received, exchange bought   and  sold and every description of   banking-  business transacted, GREENWOOD  BRANCH,  W. ALLISON. Manager.  ..Bank of Montreal  Capital, all paid up, $14,000,O0jjL       Rest... ...j$^,000,000.  President.   Lord Stkathcona and Mount Royal. '  ;  Vice-President:   Hon. Gbokob A. Drcumokd.  r     '  General Manager:   E. S   ~  Clodston.  I  All The Principal   (  I Cities    in    Canada, f  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers :  Travellers' Credits, available in any partfrf the world.  Branches in London, Eng.  New York, Chicago.  Grant Commercial an  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  ����=2  >0000<XKH><>000<>0<>000000000<>000<KK>0000<X>00<>0<>0<>00000000  \ PRESSED HAY FEED, OATS  STRATHMORE TRADING CO.   DRAWER BBI���   OALGARYr        -        ALBERTA.  Dealers in BAILED HAY.   Best Quality  Prompt Shipment.   Lowest Prices.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  WRITE   US   FOR   QUOTATIONS. \  <x>ooooo��oo����oo��c>o��^oc*ooo��oooooooooooooo��ooooooc��o<>��< \a B*:.-wTO'j��'.ir>w j iW&CS&iSSZ&J&r��� - ScSa'iK ft'^Wji'��" < fcfl-,* mtb*!; wMaw jwnwtv. tam  BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES.  one an  si^rous: incw  Come right here and let us show you  our latest Pads  and novelties.  The variety laid in to meet the unprecedent demands of this season will lighten your  task in deciding upon a suitable present.  j��    j��   l/j��-  <v��-   " isr -.- >�� '<'-X ' :*%?     X ��� ���"*�����  Fancy Hand Mirrors, Brushes, Combs, Manicure Sets, Leather Bottles and Leather  Goods of all kinds.   Look at our stock and saw time; and ��� money going elsewhere.  ���I*   I    U   L>   I    P  T    I    A    N  Prescriptions always  p  r  r c  s  s  ���������' ^:   'always Prescriptions!:  Dispensing Cftemists ';  G R E E N W 6 0 D v    B. r C.  Gbe  Boimdary Creek Times  ���T^Issued every f riday  DONC^sflRoss..;...  Managing Editor  ST^BSCRIPTIOKS IN ADVANCE.  PKR^aak     ��� .....   2 00  Six. Months.i... .:........     '....-..., 1 2=  To Foreign Countries-:;......'.  '.'. 2 50  FRIDAY .DEQEMBER   30, 1904*':  We .wish all of our "readers A;  Happy/New Year. .���.,;.,:.,.--...  ANEW DEPARpM^NT,^.  ing year.; Twelve .high, .grade,  properties are tributary to this  city, and indications point to the  number tieing doubled ere'"'six  months elapse. The payroll now  represents 116 men, the''majority  of whom; reside within the city  limits. .In reviewing.::the'>ppssi-:  bilities; of: thei mining industry in  ;this district other important considerations should not be overlooked. It is safe.to assume.that  'with!' the; enlargements contemplated or under way .by the; three  smelters, the treatment capacity  before;.;the;end, pf.l,905 ...will... have  been   found to  exceed 1,500,000  ���;A,w  ;tpns  The administration of the^In-  terior! department'by Hon.  G)j��r,  f ord ;Sif ton has earned the encomiums^ pf-. ^��Yen^. ;-<his,<Y political  opponents.    Success was largely  due to the fact that Mr; Sif'tou-is  one of :the'.strongest and -ablest-  men in political life. -He took the  precaution to'Surround   himself,  with capable assistants who. thor-1  . oughly understood ' the require-  .-ments of the West.     The retirement of J. A';!Smart, the deputy,  minister, :' will be   regretted   by  western men but they will find  consolation in the fact that his  Successor, W. W. Cory,  has  the  ���ability and the knowledge to fittingly wear his mantle.    No man  'knows" the "West-" better ;than~-Mrr  Cory and none tpore enthusiastic  rregarcling its; future.     Notwithstanding the splendid record of  ���Mr. Sif ton and his assistants, the  time has arrived when the department should be divided and placed  in-.'ch'arge "of two ministers- and  two. assistants. -Mr. .Smart pracn  ��� tic-ally killed himself- with .hard  ���work. '  The' administration   of  public lands, Jndian,re,s.eryes^aftd  all details iricide^itheJrfet^JaMan  .energetic    immigration    policy  /should keep   one minister busy.  Mining   and   the geological de^  : partments should be created into  -a department, in charge of a member ' from  British Columbia aud  that   minister   should   be   Hon.  Senator Templenian. >'''"'��� >'  fGhe C. P. R.;f with commend-;  al|pe entefprisgpis carrying QUtia  gigantic'i'fri'gation project in'ther  foot-hills, of. the Rockies.. It.is  intended: :'to '"��� briiig tinder cuitivar  tion .an *ar,ea..of, three million  aqre��, lying,east; of Calgary, by  an artificial supply of water fi^om  the ;Bow iw-evO: The 1 arid lies on  ,bpth sides p^jthe miln-line; The  irrigation* caUal, which/ will tap  the river near Calgary, will be  about twenty miles in length and  wiir have a w-ifttfij of sixty feet  and a depth of'iteh feet. ?The  first section of the work will include the construction of this  canal with about one hundred;  miles of secondary distributing  icanals.^This_willirxigate���3)000,��  000 acres for agricultural purposes, and will.jo'pen\u'py500,000  acres for grazing- arid'dairy farming. The expenditure involved  will exceed four and one half  niillibu dollars.    '.lv'<'M- <.; ���  ..  decide-not.toxause. delay by useless obstruction or by frivolous  attempts at blocking the. government' trieasures, thesession should-  be comparatively brief and the  legislation-enacted be promptly  put, into effect. This gratuitous  adyice:is notUikely to be followed  iu view of the demoralization  which exists.., a.mong the ranks of  the government supporters. It  has at last'.dawned upon the  , socialists,., to whom,.Mr. McBride  is indebted ior; Jii^ ;tenure of office;  that no 'community of spirit  exists bet ween, them .and the conservatives. Mr.' McBride's fate  vwill probably be settled at the  ^socialist convention ��o be held at  Vanvouver tomorrow;.'  (T  v,A.writer in the Nelson News  advocates'the^employment of  Chinese.labor in* British Columbia metalliferous mines, pointing  to the alleged success of the ex-  peiiment now being carried out  in South1 Africa, He argues that  the cost of labor is retarding the  development of our mineral resources. It is quite apparent  that thete is a vast dissimilarity  between conditions here and in  South Africa..' This is primarily  a white man's country and far  better would it be to witness the  industry languish rather than see  ihe rights^of_the_self=respecting.  Canadian or American miner-  ruthlessly, .sacrificed . to benefit  Asiatics or absentee capitalists.  I  FAIX AND WINTER  Suitings, Overcoatings  Trouserings  ^  All Imported Goods of  the latest design.  lo see" them, is to  appreciate them.  > I, 'ES ARE SURD TO PLEAStf.  WORKMANSHIP   GUARANTEED.  ^  W. ELSON  Copper Street,  iTHETAtLOR  Opposite the Windsor Hotel  J  \*iriri?***i?i?i?*irir^i?fy^i?iririr*^ir*&  " ^ THE  BEST  BEER  IN f  ,������*. r  TOWN  IS MADE BY  "S^  -.**���'  -THE-  *  ELKHORN   BREWERY?  Portman & Portman  1 *  ���The year now drawing to a  close has proved an epoch-making  one in the Boundary district. ': It  . is safe-to say that no other mining region has experienced the  ��� same growth apdv development in  the corresponding period.     The  ��� ore output will considerably exceed eight hundred thousand tons.  ;. A significant feature has been  the increased .attention devoted  to the high grade properties in  the vicinity of Greenwood. Claims  that had been neglected have not  only become self-sustaining but  now belong in the category of  dividend-payers. The people of  Greenwood may well rejoice over  the bright outlook  for the com-  J The people of several northern  and western states are quite  aroused':over the exodus-to the  Canadian Northwest^and already  the /question',-b'f stripgent methods  for the suppression. ofr the movement is being discussed in .the  press. Minnesota is especially  alive to the necessity of keeping  its farmers at home. The state  authorities are proposing to drain  two million acres of swamp lands  and sell thent on. .stringent .conditions of settlement. The efforts  to stem the tide of itnmigratkm  to Canada' will prove unavailing.  Our vast heritage remained neglected for 'nearly" two'. decades  after the completion of the C. P.  R:, but ripw the -tide has. turned  and nothing cari' ; divert home  seekers from our fertile prairies,  A novel scheme for colonizing!  along the , route .of( the Grand-  Trunk Pacific has been submitted;  to the Dominion government. ltd  author, -a veteran rail\yay con--  tractor, r believes that it, will be  difficult tp.build the new railway  unless some steps are taken to  supply the market. His plan is  to import a few thousand men  from the British Isles.and by way  of inducement, guarantee to each  a couple of years steady work at  a stipulated rate of wages, and at  the expiration of the job a section  or halfrsection, of .land at merely  nominal ,cost. ..,-.-   ���''.';.���<������;,       ��� i ���;   ,; .- ���  | Ai^MllloraUierlclI  JJH    The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only pure Malt Hops;   ��fc  ^   Tryit. ,   On. draught, ou in bottles at all the leading hotels^:;"��fe'  '^^'4,'^'?^*^^^*^4*.4,^^^4��^*^^.��i��,f.'|'*S-'  The   Con  or ranching, lands,  structiou of the new trans-continental line will open up new  regions quite as attractive as  those already made accessible by  existing railways.  The : provincial legislature  meets on Thursday, Feb. 9th. ;A  McBride organ reassures us that  if  the  opposition should wisely  Now that' the final returns'in  all the federal constituencies of  the province, .are to hand a.fain  estimate can be made of the relative standing" of the liberal and  conservative parlies in the provincial constituencies. Out of  the 34 constituencies, in the province 29 have gone liberal, 4 conservative and 1 socialist. Judging by seats, the liberals have a  still higlier standing, as the  ridings won by them represent 37  members out of a house of 42.  The outlook for the McBride  government is anything but encouraging.  erry Xmas To AM  Make it merrier by buying-  the choicest brands of  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  ���    WE   ARRY NO OTHER.  in.  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  BuilU up Your System With Iron Brew  Liquor Co.  JAS. WcCREATH, Prop-,   Greeenwood  The fame of Greenwood must  be spreading when people come  all the way from the Palouse to  seek investments iu our  grade properties.  high  An Emergency Medicine.  For sprains,  bruises,  burns,  scalds  and similar injuries, there is nothing  so good as Chamberlain's' Pain Balm.  It .soothes the wound and not only gives  iu.-tan t relief from pain, but causes  thv part to hjeal in about one. third the  time required by the usual treatment.  As it is an antiseptic all danger from  blood poisoning is avoided. -. -Sold by  all druggists.  For Rent���A three roomed furnish  ed cottage.    Apply to F. M. Munn, IP  BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  The success of otir great Removal Sale has far exceeded our most sanguine expectations-  Prices have been slashed as we sell for cash and are determined to clearout our present stock, on^  sisting of Furniture and all Household Articles, We cansatisfy themost fastidious taste) No such  opportunity for securing good articles at bed-rock prices has ever been presented before,  ���80 Piece'Dinner1 Sets ............$12.50  Sale Price :      $9.90  97 Piece Dinner Sets SI 5.50  120 Piece Dinner Sets. $20.00  Sale Price.....    $16.25  We will  sell  any part of these  dinner sets.    Call and see them.  '   3 piece plain white  i-i- y  Toilet Sets.  THIS WEEK WE ARE OPENING  UP ONE OF  THE SWELLEST  LINES OF   $2.00  Sale Price $1.80  3 piece plain white  $2.25  xr.., ,^        ���   .'"-<-t    -.Sale Price ���.--..  $1-90  :- 5 piece plain white...'. ,--   :....$2.40  i  '. : ���,       V ���: ., ,. ;Sale Price  $2.05  10 piece fancy, latest pattern  $3.35  L-lSale Price  L$2.95  5 piece fancy colored sets $3.25  Sale Price   $2-80  '      ;' * "<SQ 'seits of very latest pattern and  1 .-assorted colors.--'  Toilet Sets-just arrived in  10 piece sets      $5.00  Sale Price   $3.35  Stop Jars to match $2.50  Sale Price    :.... $2.10  We have the very latest in Fancy Hand  Painted 10 piece Toilet Sets  .-I V   $6.60,' $6175; and $7.00  Assorted   Decorated   Water   Sets,   the  EVER SHOWN IN GREENWOOD.  BEGIN THE NEW YEAR RIGHT  BY ORNAMENTING THE HOME  WITH ONE OF THESE PRETTY  RUGS.  A Happy New Year to All  M^iM'M  M&mmwmim  latest  '    $1.60, $1.65Nand $1.85  Assorted Decorated Lamps  ���      ;$2.00 and $3.00  Single Beds, regular price S5.75  Sale Price        $ 4.80  Single Beds $7.00  Sale Price 5-90  YA Beds  $5.25  Sale Price 4.45  Full Size Beds   . ..." $5.50  Sale Price    4.65  Full Size Beds $7.00  Saie Price 6.15  Full Size Beds $13.50  Sale Price 1190  Full Size Beds - ,. $14.50  Sale Price  12.30  Full Size Beds $18.75  Sale Price   15.65  Full Size Beds $18.50  Sale Price  15-45  Full Size Beds $16.00  Sale Price  13.8,0    3  Couches, finest figured velour $10.50  Sale Price    9-35  Couches, finest figured velour $11.50  Sale Price    9.65  Bed Lounges, latest patterns $20.00  Sale Price  17.50.  Bed Lounges, latest patterns $13.50  Sale-price 12.00  JifiinfffleM ines  .Itjhas;-.been decided ��� to capitalize, the  Skylark mine at $250,000.   ., /  .The Nelson Daily--News  will issue a  special mining edition* on New Yearns  day.   . ' _____  ������;���".A pump.is to be installed on the.Cor-  onation. south of tfte. Providence and  "ElkhdrnV^Jr;;'  _ Rich looking- ore is' being-extracted  from the Combination claim, north  west of town.    ��� The values im.the-Barbara continue,  to improvk} Two nifeii are now engaged sacking the ore. ���'  ���R. W. Williams, agent for the  Jenctiues-M^chi.ne, Co:',- Rossland, was  here'dn busiiiess'this week.  at 50 cents per share,  Phoenix people  being.the principal buyers.       '  The lead on the Astro, Deadwood  camp; is being opened up. It has been  proven to be the same as tne Morrison  lode on the Morrison, the adjoining  property. The Astro is owned by Sam  Stingley and other local parties.  The'Lost Chance continues to make  a carload shipment weekly. Owing to  the excess of iron in the ore, the Trail  smelter has riven the Lust Chance an  ���freight and'f'treatm.ent rate.  Ten thousand h. p. is being developed on the Bull river, East Kootenay.  An underground telephone system  has been installed in the Granby  mines.   The November payroll of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co. amounted to  $126,842.    The E, P..U. mine shipped another  carload of high grade ore to the Trail  smelter, this week.  r The Silver Clqiid will resume sinking operations-'within the next fort-  night.     A  supply     ' *  boiler is .boingcut.  wood  R..-A. Anderson -is paving a second  visit to Summit camp. His name and  that of S. F. Parrish are mentioned in  connection with a deal for the lease of  the B. C. mine. Mr Anderson admits  the correctness of the reported negotiations but declines to give particulars at present.  The litigation over the Lucky Jack  group at Poplar Creek has been amicably'���settled;-.- ;     ',-���'.-- -. ���       -,:  The large iron deposits in Kast  Kootenay are to be developed by a C.  P. R. syndicate.;  The America.n postal authorities  have declared the Chicago Silver Co.,  225 Dearborn street, a fraudulent concern and have stopped the delivery of  its mail. A citizen of Greenwood,  attracted by an advertisement.. remitted money to this firm and '. was  amazed to have the express order-returned a few days ago by the postal  officials.  The following is a.semi-official estimate  of   the   dividends   paid  by  the  Sloean silver-lead mines: Payne,  $1,420,000; Sloean Star, $575,000; Idaho,  $400,000; Recb, $287,0p6; Rambler Cariboo,. $220,000; Last Chance, $213,000;  Whitewater, $209,000; Ruth,: $125,000;  Sunset, $66,000; Noble Five, $50,000;  Goodendugh, $45,188; Washington,  $38,000; Monitor, $27,000; Queen Bess,  $25,000;N Jackson, $10,000; Surprise,  $20,000; Bosun, $12,000; Antpine, $10;-  000; total, $4,763,297.  The new air compressor at the  Brooklyn mine will be started up early  in the new year.  Ernest-Levy; supt. of LeRoi No.  Rossland, was here this week on busi-  with the B. C. Copper Co.  The.new.-shaft-otrthe'-Bay-is being  sunk on. .ore that cbntihues. to carry  free gold in large quantities.������'"-  The Sudbury claim in Deadwood  'camp has a carload and a half of ore on  the dum��xeady;fbr shipiiieut.       , ('.;;  Henry White, the original locator of  the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides, is  visiting the Nevada'raining cainps.  Geo. R. Naden and John H. East  start work next week on the Paymaster  fraction, a promising copper proposition, three miles west of Midway.  .Boundary ore shipments in 1904 exceeded 818,000 tons. The growth of  tonnage in four years was as follows:  1900, 99,730 tons; 1901, 390,000 tons;  1902, 507,545 tons; 1903, 684,461 tons.  Electric machinery for the tramway  equipment of No. 3 tunnel of the  Granby mines has reached Phoenix.  It-is reported .that the Silver King  lead has been traced and definitely  located on Hope No. 2, the adjoining  claim now being developed on a working bond by E. W. Coruish.  ' In less than ten hours 10,000 shares  of the treasury stock of the Skylark  mine, par value $1, were underwritten- last five months.  ��� The new canip of Goldfields, in  Nevada, was re-visited in-'November of  this year by Mr. J. E. Spurr, of the  United States Geological Survey. This  district lies about 23 miles south of  Tpnapah, .and was located late in Ihe  spring-.of 1903.' Shortly after the discovery of gold in this district it was  visited by Mr�� Spurr. A little work  was then in progress on what is now  known as Columbia mountain, but up  to that time no good strikes had been  made. In January and February 1904,  however, rich finds were made in certain spots south of Columbia mountain. The district has now an approximate population of 6,000. The town  of Goldfields has sprung up, and  number- of smaller 'adjacent camps  have been established. Ic is estimated  that up to the present time about  $2,000,000 worth of ore has been  shipped from the district. Most of  these shipments have been made in the  The Grei-.t Northern will not start  hauling ore from Phoenix until- about  February 1st.   Ten blast furnaces in three Boundary smelters are now in operation- -  six at Granby, two at the B. C. Copper  and two at the Montreal & Boston.  The freight rate on Crow's Nest coke  delivered at the Trail smelter has been  reduced to $2 per ton.  The output of the St. Eugene mine  last month was 21,000 tons, of which  15,000 tons were silver-lead concentrates.  OUR GIFT  HARVEST  Our Holiday Stock of Gift Jewelry awaits your  spection. You will wonder at its variety, its freshness  and its scope. It bristles with suggestions of correct  "giveable" things���f,ifts to suit all tastes, all purses and s^��t%'?;��v---SJrcr.^W^^  ^-^���s t-wyr��w^^^^*:  i.<ira^ju^Si^^tjtiiTaiSE5sI  BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  A COMEDY IN SEVERAL  ACTS.  Arthur Percival Procter is a  medical practitioner in the townof  Kamloops. He proclaims himself  a Liberal but generally votes  tory because he is a friend of F.J.  Fulton, K. C, the Conservative  member for Kamloops provincial  riding who has certain patrotiage  at his disposal that is of considerable advantage to a medical man  residing in the city of Kamloops.  John Thomas Robinson is a  political fortune hunter, who attends to everybody's business but  his own. He is a friend of Dr.  frocter and also of F. J. Fulton.  John Fremont Smith is one of  those affable gentlemen who are  often used by schemers like Dr.  Procter and John T. Robinson.  Dr. Vereertbrugghen came to  Kamloops some months ago. He  had a very large and successful  practice in Europe but his health  failing him he travelled for some  time. He reached Kamloops and  decided to settle there because of  its splendid climate and its bright  future as the inland capital. He  went before the medical council  of the province and secured his  diploma. Of good family, well  educated, an attractive personality, and with a successful record  as a medical practitioner he soon  built np a large practice iu the  city of Kamloops.  The Medical Council of British  Columbia in past years was composed of mossbacks in the medical  profession. The mossbacks still  dominate the Medical Council.  Dr. Procter is a member of the  Medical Council, but it is not suggested that he is one of the mossbacks.  John T. Robinson has an office  in Kamloops, aud John F. Smith  sometimes visits John T. Robinson's office. Dr. Vereertbruggen  was invited there one day and he  entered. During'the conversation which ensued, Dr: Procter's"  name was mentioned. John T.  Robinson afterwards made an  affidavit in which he'declared  that Dr. Vereertb'rugghen made  certain , charges against Dr.  Procter, to wit, that previous to  ���'lliis examination he had intimated  T  I  j  I  i '  ..y^c-ioDr. Procter that he was some-  .-'$f$^!w��at rusty regarding text books  " .on the brain.    When he went up  /    for examination Dr. Procter was  the examiner on this particular  subject and three out of five of  the questions dealt with the subject, regarding which the doctor  confessed he was rusty and. that  it looked as if Dr. Procter desired  to pluck him. To give the  charges an air of realty and  respectability, Mr. Robinson succeeded in getting the board of  directors of the Inland Hospital  to take the matter up. Dr.  Procter is physician for the hospital and the hospital is run more  or less as a political institution.  The charges were referred to  the B. C. Medical Council and the  Council notified Dr. Vereertbrug-  ghen that unless he apologizes to  Dr. Procter before December 31st,  his diploma will be cancelled.  Dr. Vereertbrugghen does not  intend to apologize and has appealed to the Supreme Court.  Dr. Procter has discovered a  novel way of getting rid of his  opposition; the Medical council  has its uses; and men like John  T. Robinson have their uses.  British Columbia is a province  of wonderful possibilities.  Grip Quickly Knocked Out.  "Some weeks ago during the severe  winter weather both my wife and myself contracted severe colds which  speedily developed into the worst kind  of la grippe with ail its miserable  symptoms," says Mrs. J. S. Egieson of  Maple Landing, Iowa. "Knees and  joints aching, muscles sore, head  stopped up, eyes   and   nose running,  with alternate spells of chills and  fever. We began using Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy, aiding the same with  a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets, and by its liberal use  soon completely knocked out the grip."  It is a good plan to take a dose^of the  Tablets when you have a cold. They  promote a healthy action of the bowels  liver and kidneys which is always  beneficial when the system is congested  by a cold or nn attack of the grip. Sold  by all druggists.  ACKNOWLEDGMENT.  The Sisters at the Hospital desire to  thank Dr. Oppenheimer, Dr. Foster,  Dr. and Mrs. Spankie, Mr. and Mrs.  A. M. Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. S. Grierson, Mr. and Mrs. E. Bishop, Mr. and  Mrs E. Dill, Mr. and Mrs. W. Simpson. Miss Schon, Miss I. Shaw, Mr.  H. Plumber, Messrs. Jas. Smith and  Jas. Sullivan of Phoenix, Mr. Banbury, the CurJing Club, P. Burns Co.,  J. L. White Co., T. M. Gully Co., and  Hunter-Kendrick Co. for their kind  remembance of the patients at Christmas, also to the mayor and city council  and E- G. Warren for favors received.  IS. A. Grierson \  HOUSE  SIGN and  ORNAMENTAL   ~  PAINTER  Nice Stock of Wall  Pacer to choose from  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Building formally occupied by the  Postoffice.    Phone 15.  lb  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  sea  H.B.K.  ^BRA'SD.i^:'  Made big enough for a- big  man to work in vjh comfort.'  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale'it requires 39^  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  comnion shirts have only 32  ,to 33 yards.  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  ^of���the-^Big^- Shirt,- and.  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  " Big" Shirt contains S9lA ���  to 42 yards of material per  dozen.  1  ���       .        '    . A ... ...  Sold at all dealers but only  with this brand:���  tmm  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal        Winnipeg        Dawson  5 Greenwood, B. C. 5  *f *f ** ** *" tf" IP K* *" '* 8? K* K* ** ** '��P *?  TSTOTICE is hereby g-iven that the Nicola  l\L Katuloops and Similkameen Coal and  Kailway Company will ajjply to the Parlin-  ment of Canada, at the ensuinp Session thereof,  for an Act declaring lhat the said Company is,  and has been since its Railway was by 3  Edward VII, C 164, declared to be a work for  the general advantage of Canada, a Company  uniler tlie legislative jurisdiction of the Parliament of Canada, and authorizing 'the Company to construct and operate in extension of  the Railway it is now authorized to construct,  a Railway from Osoyoos Lake to a point at or  near Grand Forks with power to connect with  the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway  at or near Grand Forks, aud with the Columbia  and Western Railway at or near Midway, and  extending the times limited by the Acts respecting- 'he Company for the commencement  and completion of its undertaking, and for  other purposes.  Dated at Toronto this 7th day of December  1904.  H. S. OSLER,  Solicitors for the Adalicant.  STANDARD  stv-Mt'* ,'' - a vi,"1 tf      -'.  -ij&fifcp..  BATf TUBS  XXX' AND XXX  s  LAVATORIES  E.   to.  BISHOP  PLUMBER ||  THE    HIGHEST AWARD  AND   GOlk>  MEDAL  HAS BEEN GIVEN TO THE  U  SAL AD A" Tea Co.  AT THE ST. LOUIS EXPOSITION.  .:��x��:K~:-"^*<M>*��Hfr����>{M*^->**  T,  ULLEY  DEALERS IN  I FURNITURE, x CARPETS.  20 Per Cent  DISCOUNT  1 o dear out out* present large  stock of  trunks and Hand Grips  We will make a 20 per cent  discount till the end of  December.  A. L. WHITE  & GO.  New and Second Hand Store.  Perfect  Contentment  IS THE SMILE ON ALL  THE FACES OF THOSE  WHO EAT AT THE ; : ;  0em Restaurant  Open Day and Nighi.  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  GREENWOOT).  V    COPPER STREET.  j ...WINDSOR CAFE... |  | HARRY COUTTS. Proprietor !  MEALS  AT ALL  HOURS  NIGHT OR DAY  | Dining Room  in the   Windsor  Hotel���Everything %  First-Class.  EUROPEAN  PLAN.  ��00ft0����ft0ft0ft0#0��0��a0000��00��000��0��0��0ft000��0000000K0000  0��������������������������0������������i��*a��������������#��a��0��#��0����90��0��fii*4HiKaa  ��  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  p.  Burns  & Co.  a  ��  ft  ft  ft.  ft  ft  a  ft  ft  a  ft  ��  ft  ��  ��  Greenwood, 1  0aftftftftft*��������O��0��0ft00��ftaft0��0ft��000��0��0��0ft0a00ft000000����0  B..-C,  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the 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.  GRAND FORKS,--PHOENIX-GREENWOOD  DAILY STAGE LINE.  Leaves Greenwood 6 a. m. Arrives-at Phoenix 7 a.m., Grand Forks 10.30 a.m.  Leaves Grand Forks 3.45 p. m.. Phoenix 7 p.m., arrives in Greenwood 8 p. m.  tZD Fare-Grand Forks ��3.00.      Greenwood to Phoenix $1.00     Phoenix to  Greenwood 50 cents.  Great Northern express rates  made known at office.  J. F. ROYER, Manager. . ���    \  liY  BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  HAND IN HAND.  The Independent Order of Oddfellows of Sydney, New South Wales,  issue a handbook annually (price three  pence) which gives a good deal of information tothe members. It appears  from an historical sketch published in  the foregoing that this order was instituted in Baltimore, State of Maryland,  North America, April 26th, 1819.  Lodges are said to have beeu in existence' as far back as 1802, but it was  not until the year 1819 that they took  definite shape. On January 15th, 1825,  the Grand Lodge of the United States  was organized. Until the year 1842  the Order in England and America  wan practically one and <-h���� same. It  was during this year the Grand Lodge  of the United States thought it advisable to sever its connection with the  Manchester Unity, and found the present body, "The Independent Order of  Oddfellows." From the year 1842 to  the present day the Order has experienced phenomenal progress. Its membership has increased from hundreds  into' thousands; today it exceeds a  million and a quarter, a number which  far .exceeds that of any fraternal order  in the world'.  The Order is universal, being spread  over the five continents of the world.  Grand Lodges are established throughout the United States of America, Canada,' Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and in the  following countries subordinate lodges:  France, Italy, Africa and Manila. The  system of clearances is so complete  that a member of the order may transfer  from one jurisdiction to another without the slightest difficulty. Travelling  or visiting cards are also issued to  brothers travelling to neighboring  States ,or countries beyond the seas,  which ensures brotherly recognition,  and, "if required, fraternal help - and  sympathy.' A (I.O.O.F.) tiavelling  card is a certain passport to friends,  and establishes friendships without  any other introduction.���From the Birmingham (Eng.) weekly Post  A Certain Cure for Croup  When a child shows symptoms of  croup*, there is no time to experiment  with , new. remedies, no' matter how  highly they may be recommended.  There is one preparation that, can. always be depended upon. It has been  in-use-.for many years and has never  known "to,.fail, viz:."'Chnm'Trlain's  'Cough Remedyt, 'Give it a'cu.in' e and  a quick cure is sure to follow. Mr, M.  F. Corapton of Market, Texas, says of  it. "I have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy in severe cases of croup with  my children, and can truthfully say, it  always gives prompt relief." For sale  by all druggists.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  1900 Total    .1901     "        1902 "         1903 - "    --;.,-���...���.-..-.t: .-.-.-..-:.-  shipments for 1904 to dec  Rawhide   Reliance     Brey Fogle   E. P. U. ..".   Sunset    Elkhorn    No   37   Providence ..���   Mountain Rose,���:.........  Senator .: ......./.,.....  Athelstan-Jackpot.    Brooklyn-Stemwinder.  Oro Denoro   Emma   Mother Lode....     ...  Granby.-.-.C.:. *.-.!;,-. ;  Skylark...-..:... J;-,... '..'.......  Last Chaince,....'I,     ^Miscellaneous -....'.'.:..  Tons  99 730  389 000  507 811  682 541  . 24  Tons  140  33  222  291  2 523  325  364  726  1 717  3 358  4 586  22 683  16 389  37 660  194 992  -533 540  60  50  1 000   Total 1 ..I  801 085  Corporation  of  the   City   of  Greenwood.  PUBLIC   NOTICE  Is hereby Riven to the electors of the Municipality of the City of Greenwood that I require  the presence of the said electors at the CityHall  Greenwood, on the 9th daj-of January. 1905, at  12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing persons to represent them in the Municipal Council as Mayor and Aldermen  Further notice is also g-iven that nomination  for one School Trustee will be held at the same  time and place and an election, if any, will take  place at the same time and be under the same  regulations as that for Mayor.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall  be as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in writing: the writing shall be subscribed by two  voters ofthe municipality as proposer arid seconder, and shall be delivered to the Returning  Offiser at any time between the date of the  notice and 2 p m. of the day of the nomination,  and in the event of a poll being- necessary, such  poll will be opened ou the 12th day of January,  19t��5, at the.City Hall, Greenwood, of-which  every person is hereby required to take notice  and govern himself accordingly,  G. B. TAYLOR,  Return iug Officer.  ��� ���    <Jl\LjB^I   9  ���  PUBLIC  NOTICE  is  hereby given tMt the  Sale of Land and Improvements for arrears  and Taxes was ad'  journed this 28th day  of December until 11  o'clock a. m.  January 11th  at the City Hall,  Greenwood, B.C.  Dated   this   28th   day of  December, 1904.  G. B. TAYLOR,  Collector.  1  0. S. FLOYD. Proprietor.:  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of the city.  MINERAL   ACT,.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Barnato" and "Barnato Fractional" Mineral  claims,  situaie  in the Greenwood Milling   Division  of Yale District.- Y/liere located:  Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that we, Victor R. Swanson and Samuel T. Larson, Free Miner's  Certificate Nos. B80579 and BS0320, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaintaf- crown  grants of tbe above claims.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicatesof improvements.  Dated thi3 20tli day of September, A. D.. 1901.  VICTOR R. SWANSON.  SAMUEL, T. LARSKN.  MINEEAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Surprise No. 3" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale District.     Wherelocated: In skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. F. W. Groves, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 7215S Intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- Recorder for.a Certificates of Improvements for the purpose, of obtaining a Crown  Grant to the above claim.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the lo  suance of such certificates of improvements,  bated this 22nd day of October, 1904  F. W. GROVES  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO Robert Henry Berg-man and Frederic W.  McLaine, or to anv persons to whom they  may have transfered their respective interests in the "Last Chance" and "New Oro  Fino" Mineral Claims, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yalo District.  YOU are hereby notified that I have ex-  oended the sum of $133.33 (one hundred  and thirty three dollars and thirty three cents)  for assessment work on above mentioned  claims, such being- required and necessary to  hold the same for the year ending 21st June,  1904, under the provisions of the Mineral Act  ^nd Amending Acts, and if at tne expiration of  ninety days from the date of the first publication of this notice in the "Bonndary Creek  Times" you fail or refuse to contribute vour  portion of such expendituie namely S25.00' due  by you Robert Henry Bergman and S20.41 due  by you Erederic W. McLaine, together with all  costs of advertising, your interests in said  mineral claims shall become vested in me  (your eo-ownen'upon filing in the proper office  in that behalf the affidavit required bv section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment Ac*. 1900."  Dated this 7th day of November, 1904.  MARIAN ATWOOD.  Last issue Feb. 7,  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALL.ET i  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  Cable Address :      hallbtt."  ConKS  Bedford M'Neill's  Morelng & Neal's  Lelber's.  Grbunwood,   a.  MCL-EOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors.  Notariks Public, Etc  Offices: Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  Greenwood. B.C.     . .     -  J. R. Brown. J. P. McLeod.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Alning and Engineering Surveys.  Residence:   Church St. 'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, -     .    Greenwood, B.C  OHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    and    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    s      s      :      :   B.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICH4RD H. PARKINSON,  A. M. Can- Toe C. E. ���"���  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys on Kettle   River  and   "West  Fork promptly attended to at regular  prices.  Address :   FAIRVIEW P.   O., B. C  JL Ge L*ANG  -PROVINCIAL-  ASSAYER  Specialties:   Checking  Smelter  Returns,    Concentration,   Cyanide   and  Amalgamation Tests.  GREBNWOOI),  -B.-r G.-  GREENWOOD:.BARBER SHOP.  W. D. Flinn, Prop.        .  Try Our New Massage  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Street.       -.   Greenwood, B.C,  CANADIAN  ..RAILWAY...  EXCURSIONS  FROM  Greenwood  $83.90  TORONTO   MONTREAL  And Re+urn  THREE    MONTHS     LIMIT  Corresponding- rates  to all Western points from all Koot-  tenay stations.  For tickets,   first   class   or   tourist,  sleeper reservations or further particulars apply to  E. R. REDPATH,   Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  E. J. COYLE,   J. S. CATER,  A.G P.A. Vancouver  D.P.A.Nelsoo.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors  and persons haviup- claims against the estate  of the late Adol phus Ferguson, who d ied on the  9th September last, 1904, are required on or before the 31st December. 1904, to file a statement  giving full particulars of their claims duly  verified, the statement of their account and the  value of their securities (if any) heid  by them.  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date the Administrator will proceed  to distribute the assets of the said deceased  amongst the pirties entitled thereto having regard only to the claims of which he then shall  have notice and that the said Administrator  will not be liable for the said assets or any part  thereof to anv" person or persons cf whnse  claims notice shall not have bean received by  him at the time of such distribution.  Dated this 14th day of October, 1904.  T. H. PATERSON, Greenwood.  Administrator of the estate of the late Adolphus  Fergnson, deceased.  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal of Minerals on Dominion Lands In Manitoba, the  Northwest  Territories   and   the   Yukon  Territory.  Coal.���Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20 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 he  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 granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five, upon payment in advance of $7.50  per annum for an individual, and from  $50 to $100 per annum for a company,  according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered coal  in place, may locate a claim 1500x1500  feet by marking out the same with two  legal posts, bearing location notices,  one at each end on the line of the lode  or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten miles  of a mining recorder's office, one additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The fee  for recording a claim is $5 00.  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in 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 cqmplying with the other requirements, purchase the land at $1.00  an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to- locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon Territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The p^t^t for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of royalty on the sales^Viot exceeding five per  cent.    .' :���'*''",  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the  -N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory^���Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, $5 renewable yearly.. On the North Saskatchewan river claims for either bar or  bench' the former being 100 feet long  and extending between high and low  water mark. The latter includes bar  diggings, but extends 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-  .kon Territory.���A.free miner may obtain only two leases of five miles each  for a term of twenty years, renewable  in the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river below low water mark, and subject to  the rights of all persons who have, or  who may receive entries for bar diggings or bench, claims, except on the  Saskatchewan river, where the lessee  mav dredere to hicrh water marV on  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where a person or company has  obtained more than . one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fract  ionTis" sufficient Rental,-$10' per~an-  num for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of two and a half  per cent collected on the oulput after it  exceeds $10,000.  . Dredging in the Yukon Territory���  Six leases of five miles each maj' be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty vears, 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  operjtion "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 mile for  first year, and'$10 per mile for each  subsequent year. Royalty, same as  placer mining.  Placer mining in the Yukon Territory���Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  length, measured on the base line or  general direclion of the creek or gulch,  the width being 1,000 to 2,000. All  other placer claims shall be 200 feet  SOtlf'P  Ctaimes are marked by two 'eeral  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.  The person or company staking a  claim must hold a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1.000 feet in length,  and if the party consists of two 1,500  altogether, on th�� 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 Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim on e^cji  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 S2.  A claim may be abandoned, and another ob'aiued on the same creek,  gulch or river, by givinir notice and  paying a fee.  Work must be done a claim each year  to the value of at least of $200.  A certificate that work has been done  must be obtained each year. If not,  the claim shall be deemed to be abandoned, and opci: 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.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory are 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 640 acres 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 sudIi rate as may be specified by  order-in-council.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa  S.BARRY YUILL  ^  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed    GREENWOOD.  RAILWAY.  Theonly all rail rouir between points east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and North-  port.  Effective June 14th. 1903.  Lbave  8:45 a. m.  10:40 a. m.  7:20 a. m.  10:35 a. m.  8:30 a. ni.  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Forks  Republic  Arrive  6:15 p. m.  4:35 p. m.  7:20 p. m.  ��� 4:00 p. m  6:15 p. m.  In Connection With  TICKETS All To POINTS  SHORT LINE TO  ST. PAUL, DULUTH. MINNEAPOLIS, CHICAGO and ALI POINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOMA VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all h ACIFIC  COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining   and   Buffet   Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains Dahy 2  For rates, folders and full information regarding trips, call on or address a agent of the S. F. & N. Railway, or  . A. Jackson:.  H. Brandt,  G. F. & P. A.,  c. p. a. T. A.,  Spokane  Wash.  7sl W Riverside Ave  Spokane, Wash ?}:  wrnvmrnm  TvT  T  BOUNDARY  CREEK   TIMES  We wish to thank our patrons for their support dxtr  ing the past year and wish them a Prosperous New  Year.  \l  ;,      i-}|lf^-^.  ask the further  year in staple goods such as  ��,   B.   C.  TOWN TOPICS  i\  Edgar Anderson spent Christmas at  Grand Forks. .  C. H. L. Sansom has returned to  Boundary Falls.  W. H. Falding of Rossland, was a  visitor here this week.  Coal stove for sale cheap. Nearly  ^newr--���"--^---������-=X,-M;,Stephsn.^  Phoenix. Eagles will install officers  at the first meeting in January.  A. M. Whiteside of this city, was a  visitor to Grand Forks this week.  Just received���A car of Five Roses  flour at Smith & McEwen's, Anaconda  phone 21.  King Edward lodge No. 36. A. F. &  A. M., of Phoenix, installed officers on  Tuesday.  John H. East, after a prolonged stay  in the hospital, is convalescing from a  severe illness.  The Scotchmen of Grand Forks will  hold a banquet on' the Burns anniversary, January 26th.  Dr. Simmons left Thursday for Nelson to meet his wife who is returning  from a visit to the coast.'  Quite a number of people attended  the dance at the Mother Lode mine  last Monday night.  A. W. Haley, late C. P. R. agent at  Midway, has been appointed C. P. R.  agent at Sloean city.  S.ttp.t. Lawrenceof the .CP, R., was  inr~to^n^ptr"'Tu'esda;y"" brfa^peribdical  trip of inspection.  The provincial government has appointed a commission to enquire into  the working of the assessment act.  *, Dr. and Mrs. Mathison spent the  Christmas holiday at Grand Forks, the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Forbes M.  Kirby.  The Misses Wickwire, Kimberley  fvenue, gav.e an enjoyable progressive  whist party Wednesday evening, entertaining a large party of young  people.  John G. Clark, C. P. R. agent at  Phoenix, has been appointed to a  similar position in Rossland.  ��� The skating rink was formally opened for the season, on Wednesday.  Thei'e. was a large attendance .of young  people.  : .-  ;<;-.**  P,roc.tc(r: Joiner,, manager . of the  Russel.l-L^.\y-CauVfield .Co., spent the  past week ip Spokane vi^itiiig old  friends.  Civic nominations are fixed for Friday, January 9th.,.. aud polling, hi the  event oi_.cqnXe.sts, on Monday, January  12th.     "        " .'      "      ��������� -  R. B. Kerr, city solicitor,of Phoenix,  has resigned owing to his wife's ill  health. Mr. and Mrs. Kerr will leave  shortly fo*" California. ���  i Ernest Cartier, of the Windsor, left  Wednesday for Butte, having been  summoned there owing to the death of  his uncle.  The renewal of the Yale Northern  charter authorizing for the building of  a railway up the north fork of the  Kettle riyer, is being sought froni the  provincial legislature.  The ball to be given by the K. of-P's  in Masonic hall Monday night, promises to be the event of the season. The  ball room has been very tastefully  decorated     Excellent music is assured.  Mrs. J. K. McArthur of this city ha.s  gone to Butte to visit relatives. She  was accompanied as far as Grand  Forks ay her son, C. J. McArthur.  There will a joint installation of the  officers of Phoenix and Greenwood  lodges, Knights of Pythias, at Phoenix  on Wednesday night.  ���"Tfre^an &ua.rCHristnias',treeeuter.tain-  .ment in connection with St. Jude's  Episcopal church took place Thursday  evening and proved very successful.  The young people received numerous  handsome presents.   -  The sentiment in. favor of organizing a hockey team is growing stronger every day- Phoenix and Grand  Forks have each begun practice.  Greenwood has equally good material,  hence the importance of "getting into  the game" without further delay.  An effort is being  made  to  arrange  an   English   billiard   tournament between Grand  Forks; and- Greenwood  players,   the  first  match   to be played'  here and a return one at'Grand Forks.  A joint installation o,f Boundary  yalley Lodge No. 38, Gateway, lodge  No. 45, and'Snowshoelodge No. 45 will  be held hsre on Tuesday >next, January  3rd. Fred. B. Holmes, District Deputy  Grand Master, of this city, will act as  installing officer.  Miss L. C. Moffatt of this city, who  has been studying at Everett, Wash.,  for the past-two and a half-years to become a. trained nurse, arrived here  Wednesday on a visit to her parents  and was summoned to Grand Forks  the same day to take a case.  Blake Wilson, manager for P. Burns-  j & Co., was a guest at the Imperial on  I Thursday. He stated that the firm's  business in the Boundary and Kootenay last year assumed large proportions. The firm, besides catering to  the retail trade, also supplied all the  meat consumed in the Great Northern  construction camps.  YOU  We wish to thank you for your patronage during the  year just closing and to wish you a Happy, Prosperous  jfear in the one coming.  We intend to continue the same policy in  1905 that  brought us success in 1904.  The Best Goods X For The Least Money  een Doing It  We Will Continue To  m  $���-.'  ��� ������*.'  w  1  us?.-1  t'-  ���$���  '.*;*  s  If!  pi  i  ���*>**���/*.

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