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Array 13)  Vol. 7.  GREENWOOD, B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1902.  ij"f  No. 17  \K  A  Numerou�� Promising High Grade Properties  Around  Greeiiwpbja-^-Wliat  Development ..Work is Doing.  ; '; 4 Partial List of High Grade Claims.  ' There are-golden opportunities near  Greenwood for men who know something about miuing and are not afraiu  of work. All the capital needed :is  btains, good muscles and a few dollars. .There' are j. immediately around  the city, High grade properties, as promising as any which-tempted argon-  unts to far off eldorados.   .They can. be  ....        ��� ��� 1 ���      ' > *   *      - u * \  reached in a few minutes from the  city'. Ore extracted from theni can be  conveniently and cheaply placed on  th�� railway cars to be hauled away to  tiig jimelters." ''That' these statements  are''ndt mere' conjecture has been  demonstrated'by the development of a  "few 'high grade' properties near the  city. William Fowler an experienced,  miner returngd to'^.reen wood and began the Jiifoejojimeht of the property  practicali J.on a shoe string. Within a  year from the time he began work, he  sold out his interests'for $50,000 and  has.already been paid'half the money.  And'; the j Providence can. easily, product $?,(JiXJ: a week with present devel-  'opment. ;,   ;���;.-'.....'���'   "',      ,.���'...'.:  ���Tlie Gold- Finch- was "worked last  yea^iiby James Sutherland; and- Phil  McDohaid.:.'-. In about 60l:.days. they  cleaned up $1,000 each. Last week C.  WV-H. Sausoiji bonded his ^property for;  $50^000 farid) received $S00'': cash.;\ A lt)Q,  foot shaft will be sunk immediately on  the property.  D;   McVicar   and    ks'socfites   were  working about twb'weeksfcn the "Lancashire; Friction andjE Pluribus tlnunr  vwfien:they^opened' a.TricH':vein- of ore,' It  is safe to safy t'hey -would not sell their  lease and.bon'difdr thousands of dol?  lafs".   None of- the high grade properties near "Green wood which- 'have been-  systematically worked.have"turned' out  failures.   Those that are being worked  do riot exhaust.tHti list;by any means.  Ari' experienced., high   grade .mining  man once suid-that there was a belt of  country betwe%h.'..the-> Heten-xnear Anaconda to tUej.Proyidence above Greenwood, a distance of about three miles,  that>  wo.>ldj:.yet-  astonish    thfc  min-  --ing^;rV;orld.---'Pe'op'le^^iaughedi'^at  jHiinHh'eu for all were, looking for big  bodies in thfise days but:it .now .looks  as, '��f he. tfri'eVv.l-'jVhaf .he.' vvas/taLKitig.  about/ ��� Her<;-Us : a. partial list of prq-  perti-id  that  are   worth   working'; the  m -.j(Jrity  of  wbiJb^'.'^an^tie.p'u'rohused,,  " leased or b6nded oii'Vfeafso'pable terms'-:',  Capital  Prize; Helen,   Mam.ont,   Bar.  b.tra',' G >ld~Fiii'cli, Twin,  kelson,   C.ii-"  iar,-.Tliutlitn.)f-e,   Defiance,  FreemoiYi.;''  r.iniafac,   Ma,-field,   Admiral,  Texas,  Elkhorn, B. C. M. & M.  Co's Claims',  .Gold liuii, Ahercraig, (already leased),  L iki-, Hope No. 2, Silver King,  Silver  Ciottil,   Skylark,   'Ontario,    Tip   Top,  ���Triby,    Margrie,    Dynamo.      Other  ���clainis could be   mentioned.     There i��  ���'no more promising high grade camp in  ,tlie'.province;"  ,.       .-.'���. ���������^��� t  "D. McVicar and "associates who  bonded the E. Pluribus Uriiiin an ad-  ,' joining claims immediately above the  Gold Finch, have struck it rich. In a  shaft following the ore body which is  down about thirty feet there is a vein  of ore at least ten inches wide, the 'ojje  in which givjj' values.over $100 to thi  ton.' Behind, the ore' is a stratum'of  .decomposed porphyry' which is likely  to develop ifcttfrthe ore^asv-depit-HViS- attained, giving^a vein at-least 14 indies-  wide. The ore .is fregly ./dotted with  free gold and looks as if it would give  values in excessvof that-mentioned.  The E. Pluribus..-IJjrwm and Lancashire Fraction were leased and bonded  from C. R. Pattock, C. Werner aud.A  Sluggett. It looks as if the properties  weregbing to:n.ake shippers and will  soon add to the! reputation, which the  district immediately -surrounding the  ��� city is fast acquiring as a- -high grade  camp.'    ���'. " ������>.��� �����������- .-.-.'���'.'���:  Christian-. Boler.  Chester, England, were married in the  parlors of the. .Windsor hotel, Greenwood, on Wednesday 5mo.-ning last,  Rev. A. Q. McRae, Ph. D. officiating.  Mrs. Snell supported the bride whil.  John Christian.- a.brother, supported  the grpp.m. The happy couple-returned to Phoenix where they.'wilj''reside.;  LOCAL   AND   PERSONAL  Gladys Ha'ryfey will sing injhe Methodist church on:Sunday evening next.  A christmas tree entertainment is to  be held in "the Methodist church next  Monday evening.  Val. Haynes came in on Tuesday  with 133 head.-tcfr.-cattle from Thos.  Ellis' Okiinaga'n^Tangei, consigned to  P. Burns'"&"Cd.- The snow is now  lying, deep on the divide between the  Okanagan'and Kettle River valleys so  no more cattle will be driven in from  the Okanagan this winter, Burns .&  Co. have in stb'^k a sufficient giipply of  beef, however, ;tb.:last pretty wel3  through the winter.     v"  Rural Licenses.  I An Anarchist mountain rancher wps  Heading for Greenwood with.: a wagon  lbad of dressed hbgs ore day this week,  but did hot get pastMidway, for afar-  ieeing Scotchman thinking there will  be money in meat as soon as railway  construction work starts near Midway  wKich will probably be very- soon,:  bought the lot and is now holding tfie  frozen pork ready to do business witn  Hungry railway graders.-     ..  The jackets, air blast arid watet pipes,  and   other iron' work for the  second  tpn Copper Company's smelter- at  Boundary Falls, came in on a C. P. R.  freight train Monday afternoon, hav  ing been eleven .days .en,.route from  Spokane,, wh'etej.they- were'nianufac-  tjired. The : delay, in transportation  tjijk place on the railroad; south of the  Boundary line. The brickwork to complete the furnace .yvill he hurried.on as  quickly as good work cap-be done, the  intention being �����&,. if,.possible, have  the new furnace'r-eady for blowing in  '.y the first day in ^January.  . Thos.   Burbhuk,   of  riiWiftfy   came on" five  hear Midway  cougars sitting  'kt" ifce'''tida'd of  Kerr creek.' As he h ><1 his gumalong he  took' advantage of il is un looked opportunity tp earn a little cash for  Chr.i-^tm.is. He iiiiiuaged to kill three  ��� if the uuiiiiici', but the other two  got away, liie next day he paid his  ropeot.- to government agent McMytin  .it Greenwood, from wh.m he received  t ie u>ual bounty of S7 qO per head, or  SJ2.50 fur his feiv mi nut s rifle pra t--  ice. He also hu,4'lo collect the bounty  p.iyable for four of five cayotes'that he  h.id killed previously to his couger-  shootiug exploit.  The board of license commissioners  for the Boundary Creek license district  held its half yearly statuary meeting  at Grand -Forks Monday ..evening.  There were preseat- E; Jacobs, Greenwood, chairtpan'���;.H. B. Cannon, Grand  Forlcfe', - and . WiyB. Townsen.d, J, J?.,  Rossland ; also the chief license inspec-.  top for the district, Provincial Coai-  stable'.I. A. Diriiynore, of Grand Fork^.:  Renewals of ,24 hotel liquor licences  were approved and the ssue of five  new licences was authorised, one conditionally , i as stated below. The renewals were as follows:  ,.S. T. L-irsen, Riverside Hotel, Rock  Creek, S. Dahl, Central Hotel, Midway,  I. ;E Salter, Hotel Spokane, - Midway,  S. A. Crowell, Crowell's Hotel, Midway,'C.; M. Crouse, Lancashire House,  Mi.d.way, John Albi, Commercial Hotel,  M id-.Vay, Thbs. Wake, Boundary Fajfls,  Hotel, Bo.undai'y,Fails, Lewis Brothers  S'rpe'lter. Hotel, Boundary Falls'; J. 'wi  O.'Brieh, .yendome Hotel,; Anaconda,  Jas..ELenderson, Alguma Hotel, Dead-'  wood,,Thomson & Hodgkinson. Columbia; Hotel, Dea.dwood, '���-. C. E. Roberts,  Colunibi.a Hotel, Eholt, G. A. Rendell,  Hotel .Northern, Eholt, J. A. McMaster'  Uinion Hotel, Eholt,. Norman . Luse,  Summit Hotel, Eholt, Fred Kaiser,  Commerxjial-Hotel, Eholt, W. M. Ludlow, ','Or6,;Denoro Hotel, Summit Caj^p,  R. V;;Chislioim, Windsor Hotel, Suhi-  mil, jGamp,-., W. >'H. ' Dinsmore, Globe"  Hote'j, Fourth of July Creek, JiMcLar-  eo^;Grahd Prairie Jfjotei, Carson, C. K^;  .Simpso'n, Wayside'Hotel,-; near Columbia, C. H. Thomas, Cascade Hotel, Cascade City, Paulson Brothers, Paulson's  Hotel (late Hotel Westwood) Bonanza  Sidingi near Gladstone, H:? M. Rum-  bali,-Castte'gar Hotel, Castlegar. '.  ,. When the applications for' new  licences came'before :the board it was  mentioned that the Phoenix "Pioneer",  had made the following statement in'  an editorial published the previous Safc  urday,;: ^'Already^^a:ti^mber:of .present  holders of licences, who cannot qualify,  as such under ti}e new Act, are having  licenses taken out in the names oi  those who. .can-so qualify. There is  nothing in the Act, so far as known,  to prevent this, aud  advantage is nat-  blast furnace.for the Montreal &" Bos- J ur?ny bein�� taken of that fact."   In  reply to an inquiry from the board th��  Chief Licence Inspector said that there  was only one'application those statements couid possibly apply to, viz.,  that of Morrin, Thompson & Co., of  Phoenix, for licence for Ihe Hartford  Hotel, at Hartford Junction, for which  alicencehad beeh~held'by~J"rJ "Bassett.1"  This application was granted conditionally that the inspector be fully satisfied that the applicants are bona* fide  proprietors of the hotel, or should it ap'-  pe'Ur t6 him that they are simply permitt  in'gfheir names to*be used for the benefit  of some other person the licence is; not  to be issued to Ihein. Applications for  ���new licences were trrarrte'd to Philip  M.-Donald, Oakland Hotel, Midway ; S.  M Ormond, Miner-.' Kx. h.inge Hotel.  Eholt ; Eh Liiv.iMey, Christina Hotel,  and .Thos. Price,  , on the Columbia &  between Cascade and  Christina Lake,  Price's H^tel Fit'  We.stern Railway  Gl itl&tone.  J. S. Lawrence, train master ou th*  C. &. ~\V. -was in the city this week  after spending the summer in the east'  Do you use "Blue Ribbon" Tea ?  Further Rumors From New York-^English-Syndicate  Behind the Deal���Richi Strike  Near  Greenwood.  >. Mining Notes.   .  ..-���.-���������      , ".-. ���-   i  , Which .of the rumored a.malgamat-  ions is-, going to take . place,7^ From  Toronto and ' New York'- come reports  that are significant of -;s.pmethi{ig  going to happen. On Wednesday list  an' extraordinary general meeting ;of  the":Dominion' Copper company was  heldin Toronto; ; The circular calling  the meeting did not give the'reasons  for calling the shareholders tbgethtr.  It simply stated the meeting was cal  led to discuss any -'business which  might be: brought before it. vlt is  understood .however that the amalgamation of the company withr the  Montreal and Boston'. Copper:, company  will be discussed.'���������; It is semi-authprjt-  atively stated that English capitalists  are behind the, proposed ama'igaraatidn.  They are not' only anxious tofmerge  those two companies but!are afterlthe  B^...C. Copper company's apd the Granby company's mines ...as wellt; Apri-  Vate letter; trom New York states that  the report which had been current  "concerning- a transfer of interests iii  thfe Montreal and' Boston: Copper- company to an English syndicate received  some confirmation Sunday at a conference held at the Waldorf between  representatives of the English syndicate and Messrs. H. H, Melville. 'of  Boston, president of the company,'Ji  Wesley. Allison one of the .directors  and Geo. H. Munroe. :: It was.understood that English' syndicate had.already : secured large holdings but had  hot then obtained absolute control. It  was also reported .that the syndicate  was desirous of centralizing, tne smelting industry of the Boundary Creek  district, and were after the B. C. Copper company's and Granby company's  holdings.  Color is lent to these various rumors  by the-presenceof Malcolm Galbraith  in New York. Mr. Galbraith is engineer in.charge of the Montreal and Boston mines. Interviewed in New York  he said : "As< to the question of .control of the Montreal- & B.oston Copper  company passing to English capitalists  airi'c^n"siy:ii3"t'liit"re"jwese.htativcs'-ofi  large' .English copper interests have  recently thoroughly investigated, the:  Boundary ,Creek district w'ith a view tb  establishing an immense smelter capable, of handling all the ores ofthe  district as well as a large proportion, of  the ores of the Republic district which  are now going to Grand Forks but  which will cotne to Greenwood when  the .Great..Northern branch is completed."  Taking all this into consideration together with the statement of Mr.  Underwood, that he would be able to  make a definite announcement regarding amalgamation within three  months, it looks as if there was something more than mere talk in the reported negotiations looking towards  the amalgamation of the smelting interests.  circulation to the effect that au amalga  mation scheme between the Waterloo  and Fontenoy companies, owniag adjoining properties at Camp McKinney,  fT.as under consideration. This has,  however, been- denied: by one of the  Waterloo directots. At a meeting of  shareholders in the Fontenoy company  held recently in Victoria, it was represented that operation on the Waterloo  had so improved the prospects of the  Fontenay that it was thought' there  Would not be much difficulty' in "disposing of.Fontenoy treasury stock in  ��� Spokane, so it was decided to offer the  balance of the-treasury shares for sale  to provide money for the liquidation of  the debts of the company and-for doing  more development work on the property. ' There are known to be two separate veins on t.he Fontenoy, and on 'one  which is not" free milling"* ore, a: shaft  has been sunk 140 feet and drifts run  at the 30, 60 and 140 foot levels, respectively. 'A crosscut run with the. object  of cutting the vein..b"eiieved';to be con-  tinuouos from the .Caribou company's  mine through to the Waterloo and  thence into the Fontenoy, has-been cut  within 30 feet of the dividing line- be-,  tween the last named two claims, so the  prospec-s are favorable to its being met  with on the .Foytenoy after sufficient  development work shall have been;  done.:  There have been lately rumours in  ,/X~X..:��X~X***<<h&<S^^  \  J. L. Christian, one of the pioneers  of Phteiix, and Miss Alice Boler of  the same city and formerly of Man-  V  ?  ?.  I-  '4  y  t  f  Y  Y  Y .  Y  f  V  V  V  ���>  Boundary Ore Shipments*  Granby Mines-  Mother Lode   B.C.,?��Iine. ,-.;.....  Snowshoe   Sunset ...'.    .  Brooklyn   Morrison   -fe.. Bell   Emma :   Winnipeg   Golden  Crown.  Athlestan    King. Solomon...  "No. 7 -.!.- :   City of Paris   jewel.. ..-.'.   - Carmi   Providence....'.'   ;Ruby ..:   Miscellanesus.....  1900"-       ..--.      1901   :  64 533         231 862  5 340  19 444  297  150  Total Tons  1 076  2 250  1 200  "j; ooo  160  3 230  99 730  99 548  47 517  1 731  800   'l50  560  ���650  1 040   850  665   325  890  389 618  Past Week  4 846  3 750  750  1 290  300  690  .   1902.  276 306  135 202  13 551  19 228  ' 11048  11  488  785  12 126  482  2 175  160  486 979  Cristmas Services.  Cristmas services will beheld at the  church of the Sapred Heart as follows,  1st Mass midnight 2nd Mass 9.30 ai. m..  3rd Mass 10 a; m. Benediction and vespers 7.30 p. m.       ./  J. A. Bedard O. M. I. Pastor.  The Plague.  Dr. Fagan, secretary of the Provu.-  cial Board of Health, has written to  the local-health authorities enclosing  regulations re plag'ue. He states that  theteris'arf increaso"of "plague1 iriTSan'-  Francisco. ��� .  F'rom March, 1900. to November 15th.-  1902,   there   have    been    eighty-nine  deaths from plague iri San  Francisco,  sixteen of which occured since September 9th, of this year.  .Dr. Fag.an urges all health authorities to be on their gpa.rdx .particularly.  with reference to Chinese and,  Japanese.\     a   ��� <>������ ���'-. "\',..--. f..,'.  E.-'''.H.   Thvirston^ihas'written  from  England.,te say! that wbrk.will be resume?  on  the Carmi- just as soon as ���  the government will build the bridges  on the We.5t Fork.     This property has '  been closed down 'for tiv'6 "years.   'I*he"  owners -.-became disgusted   because^ ofthe failure of the'government  to pro-.,  vide the necessary'w'agon roach'       ,.    ".,  Will Haynes, well known along the'  Boundary line from Midway to the Sim-  ilkameen, has  been  appointed  a provincial constable.    He  is stationed .'at ���  Hedley"City,  wheffe the owners of vthe  Nickel^Plate:group are putting iK a  stamp^milll^fl.^^jef >v6rks�� and frbm-  that  point will-patrol  the district ^up  ariddowri t'-e Similkameerivalley and  adjacent'parts;  There is likely to be a large attend-..  ance at the Smith Curtis meeting in  the citX hall on Mondar evening next.  Mn Curtis intends making his speeeh  a comprehensive one. Seats, will be  reserved foa the ladies, and electors  will be given an opportunity to address ,  the meetir g.  Jas. H. Kennedy, chief engineer of  the V. V. & E. railway was-in the city  this week. He had little to say for  publication. He states that work from  Curlew will be started at an early date  and that the spur to'the Granby smelt-  .X^X-tHX-H"^^?**^ er will be commenced immediately. V  Page 2.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  -B   etter  Groceries.  Do you want to make your own Plum  Pudding or Christmas Cakes. If you  do we have just what you want. : : :  Everything choice and fresh.    : : : : :  Wallace-Miller Block, Copper Street.  Jt Pine  Selection  Save the worry and trouble and buy  them ready made. Our baker has  taken special care and we guarantee  delicious cakes and puddings : : : '���  M, E. FRAZEE,  Of fancy Groceries, also staples,  well selected. Cranberries', sweet  potatoes. At pickles. Otir prices  are jnst right.     : :': ::;.:.:... :   ":   :  few: "��'���  GROCER AND BAlffll  000��0000��>��<>OOQ90C4>��<><>0<>0<>Op<>^^ OCKKK><>0<K>0<>CHOOOOO<>0<><><^  Wardner's Luck  Struck  It  Rich   Again   Rear Fire  Vallev  "Jim" Wardner, a pioneer of the  Coeur d'Alenea and father western  wining camps, in whose honor the  town of Wardner, Idaho, also Ward-  Mr, B. C, waB named, and one of the  Most widely known minuig men in the  country, arrived in the City rester-flay  from St. Paul and will leave t^i��  . Burning- for his recently acquired  mining interests in British Columbia.  "I really don't know-how long I  bare been absent from Spokane," said  l(r. Wardner. "It is either fiv^e or six  years. Any one of tnyf creditors, can  easily tell. One reason for my stayin g  away so long was on account of owing  so much money.  "Durinff my absence I; have visited  the mining districts in different parts  of the world. I have Operated iron  claims in Mexico, plaoer* mines in  Dawson and Nome, and have, Also  spent considerable time in various  parts of Arizona.  "After these years of wanderings I  hare finally become interested.in one  of the greatest mines ever discovered.  Speaking from the standpoint of truth  and thtrty-one years' .experience in  mining. I can honestly say. that there  - s only one mine in the world that can  equal it, and this is the . celebrated  Bodie.miue.  '��� "Last October a wonderful-discovery  was made in the Monoshea mountains,  about fifty seven miles-; southeast of  Vernon, B. C. In the nearly part of  November t obtained a heavy interest  in the original location of the district  and within a short time we will demonstrate to the world what a.wonderful  mine we have.  "The company is the Cherry Creek  Gold Mining Company and owns seven'  .adjoining claims. There are three  parallel veins, averaging about two  feet in width, running throufh the  ���even claims,, and each is phenomenally rich. During the fall-we hare  auak innumerable prospect holes on  the reins and in every instance splendid, values hare beer obtained, the  average of the many assays made be-  ingabout $107. The values are derived from tbe gold. There is a little  silver, but it amounts to nothing.  About 60 per cent of the ore is con-  ���eptrating and the concentrates will  rpn from $950 to $3000 a ton.  "Thus far we have driven only one  tne nel and thia is only in about sixty  fast.    The stockholder*  in   St.   Paul  Holly in wreaths and vines,  Manicure, Brush, and Toilet Sets in  Ebony, Sterling Silver and Cherry.  Military Brushes, Gent's and Child-  rens' Brush Sets.   Perfumes, singles,  doubles and in cases. Atomizers and  Sprays, Sachet Sags and powder.  Tripple and single Mirrors.  Patriotic  China ware.  Our {roods are beautiful, call and Inspect for yourself.  J. 1. WHITE,  have just voted to expend $10,000 in  driving tunnels. Immediately upon  reaching the mines I shall commence  work on the three tunnels, each 150  feet below the other. The mountains  are very precipitious and great depth  can be gained by driving a tunnel a  few hundred feet. :  "On the side of one of the mountains  Which is nearly perpendicular, the vein  ia vertically exposed for a distance of  nearly 2000,feet. Nature has stripped  it and has demontrated to us that the  vein will hqt pinch with depth.  "A chemist of St. Pa-il, who made  several assays of our ore, said that this  was his first experience of obtaining  more values from the rock than the  cost of the assay. He charges for assaying the samples $2.50 and the buttons secured weighed $4;80.  F. Hamilton, St. Paul, Minn.; Fred iJ.  Hume, ex-minister of mines, Nelson,  B. C.^ W. .Galliher, M. P., Nelson,  B. C; John Huston, M. P. P., Nelson,  B.C.; I). LeBau, Nelson, B.C.; Geo.  Kibbe, St. Paul, Minn.; Peter Wilson,  K. C. Nelson, B. C; Fred Williamson,  New Denver, B. C.  ���Mr, Wardner had in his possession a  letter he had just received. On the  envelope near the address was written  the.following : '  Where, Ah where, has Jim Wardner  -gone?  Where, ah where is he  With his anecdotes old  And his tales of gold  And his new disecov-eree?  "-The author of that," said Mr.  Wardner, "was the late 'Barbarian  Brown."���Spokesman-Review.  "Maude's, intended ia a piano dealex*  isn't he?" ,..������-.,.,..-  "Yes, and she believe* him all. that  his instruments are."  "Grand, I suppose ?"  "Yes, and? upright and square."���  Philadelphiar-Bulletin.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  ���    NOTICE.  AMANDA Mineral -Claim, .situate in the  Kettle Kiver Mining- Division of Yale  District.    Where located :   :In Long Lake  .' . camp. ���    ���   ,  TAKE NOTICE tnat I, C. X. Shaw agent  for James Hunter,.Free Miner's Certificate No.  HSkVa intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  loapply tothe Mining Recorder fora Certificate  of Improvements, forthe- tntrpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the. above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .37,, must, be commenced before', the Issuance of sueh Certificate of Improvements.  '  , Datedithis 8th day of:July, A'.:l)iil��2;    T  First issue Nov. 28. C. A. E. SHAW,  fllflMal rAct 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IWPR0VEMEHT8.  ���    NOTICE. ������     "  vNICKLEPLATEJ- Mineral- Claim, situate  v���th^^ttle J5iTer Mi.Ug-. Division  of  Y��Le.S?i ctl, ^Vhere lo��:**ed^   About fiv.  ii    S?rth *? 9a"ycn Creek *��d about two  ,miles West of.the Main KettltRtrer.  TAm^Nd^ICE that^- Charles :Newman,  r. ^E. Peterson and'P. A. Linberg/all oi  Camp .McKinneV.in the said , Divisioi, <Eree  Mlner'sCertlficate Nos. B,40.489;-B. 40,447. and  "     ' from  __ ,  .    .-. jnprovemehW, for the  purpose   of obtaining., a, .Crown *Grantiof tha  above claim, * '������'������..  And further, take notice, that action, nuder  section 37, must  be -commenced-itefore   tha  issuance of ����ch'Certfficatil*iapr��SSiente.  ���     , <v ������    / dHA-feLES; NEWMAN.   '  ,NII,S tEJDyiN.PETERSON  PATRICK AXEL MNDBERG  Dated this 31st day of May, A. Dl'aioi   '"  Last issue Nov. 30.  ,The,.S6uth,.En)d^ywe^y,il^^ select  stock of /'candy ��� a^ ve^ ^wojiable  iPr��ce.fi s^egrpodst^cki^8;aind,a.nu'm-  ber of toys'���Call eattjl; and j'yet first  choice, j  -A Teacher- - You say that heat expands  and cold contracts most substances.  Give,an illustration, please.  .' Smart pupil���We have the longest  days in summer and the shortest in  winter.���Boston Transcrip.  .Marian -I showed those verses you  wrote me to papa, and he seemed  pleased.  Harry���He did?  Marian���Yes. He said he was so  glad to see you were not a poet.���Spare  Moments.  THsgeUing  *    I    ���    *    ���    * ..'#    ��    A    i    ��     ���   $  your  You will want to send  friends ��� east something-.  They are interested, in you  and consequently in the  city and district where you  live. Why not send them  the Times ; for a year. It  will cost you only Two  dollars; mailed direct from  this office to any address.  V .M1IHII Il|lI   i   ��� ���*..���  An Act to amend the Liquor Licence Act 1900.  "1900 c 18." .  ' fflstJune, 1*8.)  His Majesty by and with the advice ;and'��� con-  sect of the Legislate Assembly of.tfce.prov.  inee cf British Columbia, enacts aa follows:  1.   This Act may be cited   as   the'liquor  License .Act,(190p; Amendment Act, 1902. ���  .&. SectiM 37, orchapter 18 of the sututei of  1900, bemf'the ^Liquor License-Act" 1900" la  hJ>r*by ��p?ftle<l.and.the,following substituted  therefore,?,:   -    ������������������- ������  <������->���'   "37. Nijlllcense under this A��t shall be issued or transferred to aay,person of the Indian  race, or to anyjperson who isndt oi thellst of  S��^,rtL'S'*r, ^eiCeg-iBlsture 61 tift province of  British Columbia."  : MUSTER At. ACT,  Certificate;.of improvement.  NOTICK. ; ���     -���>:���;"������-'-���  FOURTH-OF-JULY, Mineral Claim,  situate  in the Ksttle Jliver Mlnlnsr DI*l8ion��f Y-ale  District.  Where located:���Near to Canyon  Creek. Main Kettle River.  ���T4K,fi NTOICE;th!.t weAlex...WaddeU,.aHd  S" J??,"'���?'  Free  Miners'   certificate   Nos.  B. 40,450 aud!B.40,449TespectiTely;:i*tend,;alxty  da^s  from the date .hereof, to .apply to tke  Mining Recorder <or a Certificate ot Improvements, forthe purpose of obtaining a Crown  Gram of the above claim. ���  And further take notice that action uuder  section 37,raust be commenced befofe the issn-  ance of such Certificate of Improveawntd " '  Dated thls31st. day of May, A. D.-I902.  Last issue Jan 15  MINERAL ACT  Certificate oflaprowatnts-  NOTICB.  BOSTON: Mineral Claim, situatein the Kettl*  ��� RlverfMininp Dlrisloa of-Yal^1-District;^���-  Where located :   On ��anyon-Cr��ek.* Main  Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that we, PeliK D;  WillUm D��cey, Free Miners Ceitfi:  . au4  ��� icat��No��.  61,857 and,B30,3S8 respectiTely,inte^il,8Uty 4ayi  from the date hereof, to applv t,b the Slain*  Recorder for a Certificate of Imprtivements.ifor  the pnrpose of obtaining a Crowa Grant,of the  above claim. .-.���...  further take notice that Kction. u��4��r  And   37,must be Coramenoed b��8(or�� the' l��-  auction . mchCertlficateof Improt*��a��at8,  ���wine* of    3)st day. of May, 1902.  Ttatfd thl��Jan '��� 15    ���  rn?  *ajjt*jnej.>jitj0j��j!t*j��*j?j. #&#j��j��#j*j*#jtji######<j.9*#j.##j��ji.jt&j.j.# jtj��c-*j��>tjij8,j��jij��j��j��j��ji-i��.jsji.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Ifflfiwvements.  KOTICB.  MONTANA,    MONTANA    FRACTIONAL.  COLORADO,  IDAHO,   MULDOON,   and  NEVADA,  Mineral Claims, situate in the  ��� Kettle   River   Miniaf   Division   of   Yale  District.   Where locatod :    Near to Canyon  Creek, Main Kettle River,  TAKE NOTICE that we, Alex. Waddell and  Wi- liam Graham McMynn, Free Miners Certl-  Scate Nos. B40,450 and B40.601  respectively, intend, siaty days from the date h��reof, to apply.  to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvement*, for the pnrpose of obtaining Crown  ��i*at* of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  ����llon 37. must be commenced brfore the ii-  Muince of such Certificates of Improvemenes.  Bated this 3Jst day of Ma/, 1902.  ALEX WaDDKUL.  Wxlluk GltRlV McMtiw  lAMioM��Jsa.3$-  I  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MONA, Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division   of Yale   District.  Where located :   Near to and West of the  Canyon Creek Lakes,  Main  Kettle River,  and  South of the El Dorada Mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we, H. D. Barnes, Ed.  Ruckle, and   Mary   McMvnn,     Free   Miners  Certificate Nos. B40601, B42138, and B40602 respectively, intand, sixty days from the   date  hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining- a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of May, 1902.  B. D. Ba*xei~  Ed. Ruckle.  Mary McMynn.  Last Usne Jan. Zj.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MOGUL, UTOPIA, RAMBLER, DENVER  andCHAMPION, Mineral Claims,sitnate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. ' Where located : Horseshoe  Mountain, Main Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B3U265, acting as agent for Charles Dunbar Temple,  Free Miner's Certificate No BM431, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- crown  grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bj commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of September. 1902.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P.L.S.  Last insertion Dec. 31.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "MONITOR" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle Kiver Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : On Horseshoe  Mountain, Main Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B302f-5 acting  as agent for Owen Mellow, Free Miner's Certificate No. B74202, and Jacob Peterson, Free  Miner'? Certificate No. B40446, inten4  sixty days f romf the date hereof, to apply  tothe Mining recorder for a certificate of I m'.  provements. for the purpose of obtaining^  crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of September, A. D. 1902.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  Laat issue Dec. 31.  HIHEBAL   ACT.  Certificate tl lawroveseat.  NOTICE.  !'RQB ROY!'  Mineral Claim, situated in th��  ���-   K<tgevRlver Mining livisionof Yale District. -; Where located :    Providence Creek  cat$fj>, tfest of and adjoining "Iron. Mountain" mineral claim. .  "  TAKE KOTICE that I, James   Alexander  Macdonold, acting as agent fir James J,  Warren, Free Miners Certificate   No. B57360,  intend,  sixty  days from   the  date hereof  lo  apply to the Mining Recorder ft** Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  Crowa flrtnt of the above claim  And further take notice thst'��etioa, under  Section tl, must be commenced  before  the  iiiuance clinch Certi'"'-"ate of Improvement.  Dated this 22nd day of September.A. D., i9*C.  i J. A. MACDONALD  i THE   BOTIN )AY CREEK   TIMES
Pag-e 3
CIGcARS
The Great Question Wilt be What to "Buy for the Holiday gift and Where
* to Bay it   '<A' Visit to Oar Store will Suggest Many Pleasing Gifts.
LEATHER GOODS    TOBACCOS
CIGARETTES
English, '.Egyptian, Turkish, etc.
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes, box of
SO at $i.20,ai.re nice.  .   .     ...-,-
A large variety of Ladies' Purses at
cost. Men's Wallets; etc.' :Cigar and
Cigarette Cases.   .-'^" •-'•'''..
-Everything is to be found here. Boxes
of 100—'SO—25. What pleases a man
more. For a beautiful Christmas
gift to a gentleman friend try a box
bfFlorDe Murias at $5.50. But we
have good brands at all prices.
ybY BOOKS, PAPETERIES,
ETC.,   -.:■■••■
OUR REGULAR, TRADE WIL NOT BY Am MkANS 'BE NEGLE^ED.
CONFECTIONERY     PIPES
li you buy a.pipe you will' need- Tobaccos. We Vi;ivt* a lame variety of
.liranils. As ;i sny<;-esti'>ii, Pl.ivors
Navy Mixture nt 50,cts.  per ;in
We  ase  making- a great specialty of
this line from 75 cts per pound;up.
Are always suitable.   A great variety
in stock ranging from $1.00 to $6.00.
Gun     Metal     Cigarette'   Cases    and
Match Boxes at $2.00 and SI.50 each.
Meat Market Burned
P. Burns and Co.'s Shop in Midway
Destroyed by Fire,
P. iBurns & Co.'s-meat market at
Midway which was reopened on Monday last was destroyed by fire at an
early hour this (Friday) morning. It
is supposed that, the fire started from
the stove. -The buildipg belonged to
the'firm but the chief loss is the stock
and fixtures:.which, would probably
amount to $600. The «hop wasreopen-
ed to provide meat for the railway
contractors who are building the V. V.
& E. westward. The firm will reopen
immediately.
Report of Annual Meeting.
meeting of. he
Fontenoy Milling  Company was  h- 1
' rcceutiy at Victoria. A in;ij> ri'.s; <
the shares we're represented aud.- ;iftt-
a lengthenedc6nsideration of the affairs of the company, it was resolved
to. offer the .balance. <?f, the treasury
shares ior-sale-in. order to liqtiidatei'the
the claims against the company it being reported to the meeting that owing
to the favorable aspect of affairs on ad
joining properties l there. would be no
difficulty in disposing of sufficient
shares in Spokane, and elsewhere to
put the company's affairs in good condition ..Mr." "P. -J.vHickey who whs
present at the meeting:- .stated that on
the Waterloo claim, wh'ichadjoins the
Fontenoy ground, a. vein three feet
wide had been encountered in the face
of the drift not more than 30 feet from
"tHe'Fbhtenay^boundary "Hue1 and-that
he had been informed by Mr.  Clarke,
' of Spokane, who had now secured con
trolof the Waterloo, that this ore assayed; about,$37 per ton.    Mr. Hickey also
• gave a brief outline of the work which
had been done on the company's claim
, at .Camp McKinney. and stated that the
workings were all in  good shape and
ready for a continuation pf mining operations.    There   are three shafts on
the property—one atadepth of 150feet,
from which three drifts had been start-
'. ed, at.30, 60 and 140 feet depths respectively.   Two veins had been -encountered, ori"- of basi' on* and one free iriill-
iiignre.    As-, .i    .is high as  $80 a   ton
,.h.id b   -n '*■"<.      '■■   f---i.ii   the free mill-
• i.^ vv.    . .   .si.,, timer La nib was
■ appouiti'il if ti;l d vacancy on the board
and Mr. &agi.vii  was appointed  secretary of thi: coinpniiy.
THE TRAIL OF THE SKIRT.
(■^.ih-.-iii.-i'.-^ies to Tom Hood)
Skii-, s'-;'r; ^-k'.n.
M  :.e . f .v.i-.. ..u'.i .ittire,
,In it *>he waik». with footsteps trite,   ,
Pickin« up dust and wire.
■'Sweep;'sweep, sweep,
/£'■ n].ui|f ;ritj• ■_■ -ind flood and dirt;
•i.-'.       j.     ..-• ;.ie,'tis fashion's decree !
''' .i   .- 'i- V.   iis the trail of the skirt
O. Iii fclai.d's sisters dear 1
;). linj-'an :'s mothers and wives !
'...-.Jresses you're wearing ou
i...    ».»n creatures'lives.
G- rm, germ, germ,
Lurks hi that murky dirt ;
Y'-u • .irry to-day with  a double  «reai',
A shroud as well as a skirt.
Trail, trail, trail,
The labor you never shirk.
riiTvugli  filthy   flood,   and niu.sh, and
'*.' x-'- .    mud.
Doing but scavengers', work.
Trail, trail, trail,
.i-.ither micro'je,.J.s d-i -tors assert ;
Pit style with  stealth 'g..inst comfort
and health,
This is the song of the skirt.
J. E. S., in Tuberculosis
ALL SENSIBLE PEOPLE TRAVEL
BY THE C. P. R.
PEED J
AEETY-
ATISFACTI0N.
The Ttejhaf
Do you use Blue Ribbon Tea?
MINERAL ACT
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.
The East 'anil West   Together.
Leaves Greenwood 2:37 p: m
Arr Winnipeg 3rd day 8:45 am
Arr St Paul 3rd day 6:40 p m        '
Arr.Oikago:4th clay 9 ->0 << m
An: "H roVitb-Sth d.iy.2 45 \i m
Arr Montreal 5th day 6:30 p tn
Arr New York 6th day 8:55 a- m
Through Tourist  Sleeping
Cars. ;.f
EAST— Leaves,,.. .Dunmqre Junction
daily for St Paul Leaves Kootenay
Landing, Tuesday, .and Saturday for
Toronto,   Montreal  and  all Eastern
pOintS .    ;.',.       ';
THROUGH BOOKINGS to EUROPE
Via all Atlantic Routes Prepaid tickets at lowest rates issued from all
European countries
The C P R is, vvas. and ever will be
the "Only Way" All doubts of this
will be dispelled b'- application to.
E REDPATH, Agent	
lGr&ii#ood,B. IC.
-Ji-S.-GARTERrr=^E^JfCOYLEr"-
DP.A., Nelson.      G.P.A. V unouver
«HBHBaa[^^HartaaaaHaMHnn^MBVoviK«n**r^*Ti'iiHfT ;mv ••
SpoRane Falls & Northern Railway Co
Nelson & Fort ShcRpaiptaiR'ay Co.'
Red Mountain Railway Co.
Washington & G. N. Co,
Van. Vic. &E. Ry. & B. Co,
The only all rail route between points
east, west and south to 'Rbsslahd, Nel-
sou, Grand Forks and Rejnihiic. 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 theCanadi-in Pacific, Ry.
Connects at Nelsmi with-'the K. R.
and N. Co., Kaslo mic! K.  & S.  points.
Connects at Curlew with stage for
Greenwood and Midway, B. C.
Buffet cars run on trains between
Spokane and Republic.
Effective Nov. 22. 1902-
To LEWIS   MEYER, FERDINAND HASSE,
..'. and to any person or persons to whom thev
may have transferred their interest In the
.'-■'. "WHITE HORSE".Mineral elaini situate
in. Copper Camp,, in, the Kettle River Min-
--. Ingr Division of. Yale District,. British Columbia. -'"•  i •■•..■ -.
-, .You are hereby-notified that we have caused
iojbe expended $205.00 to' hold the said mineral
"claim'undcr the '-Mineral Act" that the proportion you should contribute for yon undivided one half interestjn the above claim Is $102.50
and if within ninety days from the first publication of Uiis notice you'fail or refuse to contribute the said sum of S102.SO-which is now
clue, with all costs of adyertlsing-,;your interest'
in thesaid mineral claim will become vested in
us the undersig-ncd, your co-owners under section 4 of an Act entitled the"Mineral Act Amend
meat Act" 1900.
Dated at Greenwood.this 7th November, 1902.
Margaret k. Mercek,
• B. L. Wood.'
James Graham,
Annie'Hudson.
Leave
9:25 a. m.
Arrive
Spokane        5:45 p. ni.
1(1:15 a. tn.
Rossland       5:10 p. m.
7:00 a. m.
Nelson          8:00 p. m.
11:00 a. m.
(Millers. Grand -4:00 p. ni.
Forks)
9.i5 a. tn.
Republic      5:40 p. m.
. H
A. JACKSON,
Gt neral  Passenger Agent,
•    ■       • Spokane, Wash
MUV.h'AL ACT 1896.
Certificate of improvement.
NO SICK.
GOLr   VIXC!! ;>Ti:.r:! Claim, situate in the
       -     -iiiiinu-   Division   of   Yale
r-   *,.-•      ■■ He-•   lt.c:i!id:   Skylark camp.
T-..-A yi)'\"i- E thai 1. John P. McLe..d
' r . -VI .-i-: Curt lic.te No. B54954 as
iit; - ''n:i 1 s >'. II. - iiisom. Free Miner's
Ce i ■• te .'•-. li. 5-H'-.. intemi. sixty daj-s from
.in dui- iim-.-.if.-tu applv to the Mining- hec
oiilcr foi a Ccrtificiti- of Improvements for
tin* p-.irptisit of obiaininir a Crown Grant to
the abnv   cla.m.
\.ml  fni'ihi-r   laky  uutice that action,   undei
.->*-t.*tion  .i7.   niusi 1h* commenced  before the is
nuance >,f s;idi Ci-riifiraie of t mprovpnii.nt9.
Date.l thi. Uih day of December 1902.
J. P. McLEOD.
Last issue March 31.	
*/#Wi&% BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODGE
'->~ No. 38.1.0.0. F.
Meets every Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in tlieu
lodtre room at the Wood HalK    A cordial inri
tatiod Is extended to all sojourning- brethern.
W. Elso», S.G. A. D. IIam-btt. ReC.SeC
MINERAL, ACT.
Certificate of Improvement.
NOIICE. i
"HUNTER". Mineral Claim, situate in the
Kettle River Mining- Division of Yule
District. Where located : Horseshoe
M'-unlain, Main Kettle River.
TAKE NOTICE that 1, Albert E. Ashcroft.
Free Miner's Certificate No. B302o5, acting-
as agent for Owen Mellon, Free Miner's Certificate No. B74202 intend sixty
days from the date hereof to apply to tht
miniiijr recorder for a certificate of improve
ment for the purpose of obtaining a crown
grant for above claim.
And further take notice that action u.:dei
ceclion 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements
Dated this 2Cth day of September, A. D., 19H2
ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.
Last issue Dec. 31
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t McLennan,   McFeely   &   Company +
4» Wholesale Hardware Merchants, 4,
4»     122 Cordova Street, VANCOUVER. B. C.     4"
NOTICE TO   CONTRACTORS.
SCHOOL, EHOLT.
SEALED TENDERS, indorsed '-Tender for
School House" will be received by the
undersiorned up to noon of Monday, the gth
December, 1902. for the erection and completion
of a one-room frame school house at Eholt.
Plans, specifications, forms of tender and
contract may be seen on and after the 24th
November, 1902. at the office of the Government
Agent, Greeuwood, and at the Lands and
Works Department, Victoria.
Tenders will not be considered unless made
upon the printed forms supplied for the purpose
and the agreement to execute a bond appended
to the forms of tender is '■ duly signed by the
contractor himself and two other responsible
residences of the Province in the penal sum of
8350, for the faithful performance of the work.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
W. S. GORE,
- Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Work«
Lands and Works Department.
Victoria, B.C., 18th November, 1902.
Corporation of The City of Greenwood.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1903,
VOTERS LIST.
The following- persons are entitled to  have
their names tilaced on the Voters List for the
Municipal.  Elections   for   the year   1903,   fo
Mayor aud Aldermen of the City ofJGreenwood.
Any maleor female, beinp a British subject
of the full atre of twenty one years who,
a. Is the owuer of real-estate of the assessed
value of not less than one hundred dollars or,
b. Is the representative, beinu a resident
British subject duly authorized by th» directors
of an incorporated company, which is the as-
sensed owner of lands, or ofimprovcmeius of
lands,situated within the Municipality or,
c Is the holder of a trades license, the annual fee of which is not less than five dollars
or.
d. Is a householder, who has paid, on or be..
fore the 31st. day of December in the year immediately pj;or tothe dayof the nomination, all
-••uiiicipal rates, taxes, assessment rentals and
license fcos. which are not ceaneeably on land,
pavab e by him or her to the Municipality.
Provided however that in the case of the
holder of a trade license' or in the case of a
householder, he or she shall, during the Month
■ •f December. In each year, make and cau?e to
be delivered to the City Clerk a statuary declaration set out in Section 2 of The Municipal Elections Act Amendment Act 1902.
forms of the said declaration mnj- be obtained at the office of the City Clerk at theCity Hall
<'• reenwood B. C.
"STRONGEST IN THE WORLD?'
Assets . . $304,568,063.49        Surplus .  . $66,137,'170.01
H. ALLENBERG, Manager,
i6QS-606-607--Empire---S'tate--J3uildm^
CHARLES T. KIPP. Cashier-
i... Office Tel. Brown, 211. Residence Tel. South, 801.
iSffAfifflB^SEKEflBSHU mZSZzZZ:;.m K iJiiffi2Z2l
PROTECT   VOUR   INTERESTS.
E. A, Small:"'.&■. Oos
pyal
Clothing'.
Then See .
That this proiec-
tion label is in the
inside coat or
overcoat: pocket* -,
i"»ft(
RoyalEsanb
CLOTHING
Da
fi. B. TAYLOR
C. M.C
" Royal Brand " is Tailor-made.
" Royal Brand " is superior, in Fit and Finish.
" Rpyal Brand" costs no more than poorly
made Clothing.
" Royal Brand " is guaranteed to give entire
satisfaction.
" Royal Brand" makers are founders in
Canada of Tailor-made Clothing ready-
to-wear.
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GREENNW00D, B. C. V  Page 4.  THE   BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES.  ������^a#0##������a��0��o^a����ft����9��������������ft#����tta������a��e��0��������������  THE BEST WORKMANSHIP  EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.  ��  ft  ft  ft  a  ��  ��  ft  a  ft  a  ��  ft  ��  ft  ��'  �����  ��  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  *ftftft0ft������ft0ft����o��#fta����ftftft��ft6��e��eeft6��������*aft������ftftft����**ae  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  e  ft  ft  SHOULD BE ORDERED WOW  THE LATEST GOODS  THE LOWEST PRICES.  COPPER STREET,  GREENWOOD.  W. ELSON,  Merchant Tailor   OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL,  Cbe  Boundary Creek Times  Issued Gwcrv f Hdav  Dh.vcan Ross.i Managing Editok  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  \  Per Yeak S 2 00  Six Months. /  1 2o  To Foreign CotWTRiEs_ 2 SO  FRIDAY    DECEMBER 19 19(K.  Tiik Boundary Ckukk Times wishes  its   readers    and     patroiis     a     merry  CiirisUnas.  P.\S3INtr OF FSOG-KESSIVES.  The Provincial Progressive Party  which was organized at Kamloops  nearly a year ago does not appear to  be meeting with much success. It  received the first body blow from  Eugene V. Debbs who likened it to a  jar of mixed pickles. I*ast week Chris.  Foley its president, served hia connection with the party and scored the  worhingmaii for the lack of interest  which they took in matters relating to  labor. "Hereafter" he continued "you  will see Foley cut entirely loose from  the party."  The incident points a moral, if it  does not adorn a tale. The truth is  that there is no room within the arena  of practical politics for more than two  parties. When a number of men become dissatisfied with existing conditions,., and. .organize themselves in to a  separate political party, they do not do  their cause any good but help to defeat what they are striving for. To  illustrate,'one of the great parties is in  favor we will say of tariff reform, but  there are those within that party who  are out and out free traders. "This  party doesn't go far enough" they say  "let us organize a free trade party" So  the free trade party is organized. They  elect one or two members who when  they get to the house are like lost  sheep, but what else have they done ?  They' put candidates in. constituencies  Where the fair traders had good  chances of winning and the result is  the return of out and out .protectionists. To come nearer home, the Provincial Progressive party could not  hope to nontrol the legislature, but by  placing candidates in the field they  might easily succeed in perpetuating  the bad government of today. Your  free trader should make his fight:with  in the party to which he is allied. He  should work and organize and fight  and kick within hie party until his  object is accomplished, but the moment he steps withont the fold, he.is  simply aiding the enemy. And there  is plenty pf room for your Provincial  Progressive man in one great party,  organized for the purpose of giving  good government to this province.  Today we have a half a dozen organ iz  ations in the province, all with one  object in view���securing good government. But they work at cross purposes and failure is the result. Anew  and weak political organization is an  easy mark for the political adventurer.  The Progressives did not escape.  One Thos. R. Mclnnes looV possession of the party. Who is Thos. R.  Mclnnes ? A Tory of the Tories, he  quarrelled with his chief Sir John A.  MacDonald some 20 years ago about a  Port Moody land speculation and left  the Conservative party. He joined  the Liberals and was appointed Lieutenant-governor of British Columbia'.  For reasons which are well known he  was practically kicked out of office and  he has been sore at the Liberal party  ever since. Now Thos. R. Mclnnes  has no sympathy with the views and  aspirations of the ordinary Progressive  man, but he is anxious to'secure a seat  in the House of Commons and he must  have a party of some kind. He'cannot go back to the Conservatives and  his curt dismissal by the Liberal  government still rankles, so he takes  possession of the Progressives ana ari-  nouces himself not as a candidate in  party interests but in the people's interest.     Who can  wonder that blunt,  honest old Chris. Foley   got disgusted  and quit.  The place to fiRht like blazes as our :  old friend J. Israel Tarte wouli say is  at the party meetings. A man is a  poor party man wlio will allow his  party to drift into error without rais-  his voice to defend those principles for  which the party stands, but he is a  worse statesmen if he thinks he can  organize a new paity every time he  does not get his way, or he considers  reforms do not come fast enough for  him.  These lines are not penned to bol  ster ��p any one political party or  down another. What we had in mind  was the fact that all those who are in  favor of good government should work  together instead of cutting each  other's. throats.  Since the above was writ'.en Mr.  Foley has announced that he has not  left the Progressive party, only that  portion- of it which makes Vancouver  its headquarters  0<>OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSOO<X>000000000OOOO OOOOOOOOO  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO aooooooooooooo OOOO OOOOOOOOO  Established 18 36.      Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Reduced Rates  CAPITAL,   /l,0O0,0OO--$4.866,666.66  Reserve Fnnd./365,000--$l,776,333.33  London England.     H. STIKEMAN. General Manager, Montreal,  J. ELMSLY, Inspector. Montreal.  X     Branches ami agents in all the piinclpai cities- of Canada and: the Uniteil States,  $ ami corrusimiid'-ius in all parts of the world.  �� GREENWOOD BRANCH : Copper Street.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO 19 OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO* OOOOOOOOOOOOOC-OOC OOOOOOOOO  Account of Christmas and New Year's  Holidays.  The Canadian Pacific Railway will  iaaue tickets to local points account of  above holidays at f-.ir-j ;uv\ one-third  for the round trip. Tickets tjood going-  December 23rd, 24; h, 26th, 30th, 3lst,  and January 1st. & jod to return up  to and including J a nnary 3rd, 1903.  O^KHJOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ���  PIPS, CIGARS,  TOBACCOS  ANB CIGARETTES.  MATCHES ANB  CLOG KS REPAIRED  B.VL, W8RK GUARANTEED..  CTJRLB.W STAGE OFFICE.  S. BARRY YUILL,  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD.  ooooooooooooooco<m>��oo��&oooooooooooooo<<k>ooooooooooo6o  Furnished  cottage  to let.    Apply at  the Clarendon Hotel.  WHEN OUGHT  WE TO  GO TO A DENTIST?  Many think it unnecessary  to devote particular attention to the teeth until the  appearance of the mouth is  affected by damaged, decayed,or broken teeth. Others  give the teeth no attention  till pain compels them.  The stupidity and shortsightedness of either policy is  evident.  Everyone who thinks a  moment on the subject knows  that food cannot be masticated  satisfactorily if one or more teeth  are tender, inflamed, decayed, or  othervise out of working order;  and if this be the case, the mouth  requires immediate attention.  iW-.-*.  m  m  m  REPRESENTING :  .'The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British   America  Assur-  /     Co. of London, England. ance Co., of Toronto.  The Western Assurance Co.,  of Toronto.  The  Canadian  Birkbeck  In  vestment and Savings Co.  ���ESS  i  STOCKS,  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Block, Greenwood, H. C  ABEL HALLBERG  MANUFACTURER   AND  DEALER  IN  fcBC-Ek.  GREENWOOD AND MIDWAY, B. C  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  YOUR  WW ia  Ti  Gets active about Xmas  We can satisfy it.  Delicious  CANDIES  CHOCOLATES  ETC.  E. SEMERAD,  Dealer in Fruits, Confectionery etc.  oooooooooooooooooooooopoo o  3s^s^^��^^sil����^i?#*^^s2B��^^^5s2!!g y��.!^8wsS��siH��Jr����s:  REAL ESTATE.  BSfittSt  ���^^^-: THE:-%  Copper Street.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  jp1  MEALS  AT ALL  HOURS  PRIVATE  ROOMS  FOR  LADIES.  *  Charles R. Pittock,  try our coffb e  'Prop'r.  jPjpjpjpjPsPjPjpjfi'jPjPjpjpjPjrjpjp sPjPjpjpjPsPjpjpjPjPjPjpjpjf'sPjPiP  ����*������ *��� up jp jp ?��� �� *' jp jp jp ** jp��? jp *p ^ja^^jAj* jtjtj*jtj*jMjtjt j* j*  v. '  Greenwood  Liauor Company  ^ ^ *&  R GRIEGER, Manager.  jt jt ja jt jt jt jt jt jt jt jt jt .jt jt jt jp ��? j*? *c jt; ^; jp jp jp jp *��� ��p jp jp  JJ.JtjAJ*j/.Jt^J*d<JtJiJtjtJfiJt   *'*-&>** -JPjPjn JP JP JP *P JP jP JP  fcfe  Wi.  w&  V*  Wr.  We.  jpjpjp  ��i����*������wo*#��#����o#��#w*��*e-#������*��#��**����*��#Si*^#,>*w��^ ��#*���;���*  Cfoe Oyster Seas  h-, iVi"!  Is now iu full swing.    Try our  BULK OYSTERS.  ft  Imported by us direct from   the  beds.    Sviictly  fresh      ��  aud of good quality.  P, Burns $ ������� \  ��  I*  C��iitt*<�����#����*������#��#!����-����*>#��#9*������#)?0��0��tt����tftitf*##��#*#*����*�� .  f  V  DEALERS IN  IFURNITURE, x CARPETS,!  V  t    COPPER STREET,  LINOLEUMS, ETC,  GREENWOOD.   Y  * ��  What About Your Xmas ad. ? l>  THE   BOUM )AY CREEK   TIMES  Page  1lb4>4>fa&4>4^^  $$���<  {%<-  ^  HARDWARE DEPARTMENT  Dinner Sets,   Tea Sets,  China Sets.  Odd   pieces   in   China, Wedgewood  and other fancy ware.  Carving Sets, Water Sets, Chamber  Sets,   Silver   Knives,     Forks     and  Spoons.    Lamps, Pocket Knives for  both Women and Men.  Skates^   a fine assortment for Men,  ,   Women and Children.  Brussells Carpet SAveepcrs.  Ranges,   Stoves,   and   a   thousand  other suitable articles.  FURNISHING DEPARTMENT  Clothing.   Boots   and   Shoes,   Hats  ���. and Caps, Mufflers.   Handkerchiefs,  Gloves, Suspenders. Ties, Umbrellas  Cuff Buttons, Etc., Etc.  Each of our departments abound with  Christmas Goods X Before selecting your  gifts  for  Xmasy   call and  see our many,  beautiful and useful articles,    X  ve/��  -4/   ^ I  rjQ)BM&;VIBKR a complete   stock.   Try  us   with your.  Xmas Orders.''    The Place Wliere Good and' Prices arc'ltidit  GROCERY DEPARTMENT  Absolutely the most complete and  best selected stock of Groceries in  ���the district. We have been verv  careful in selecting our Holiday  stock, and positively have everv-  1hing needed to prepare the nice  things for Christinas.  A car of Ogilvies products just arrived- consisting of their famous  Hungarian Flour,  R.   Oats.   Whent  ���;��� '<'ifai:::ks,.:E'.v:. Etc.  Mor arch, the rew soft -\vhea.1-. si ale  of Washington.   Fh.ur   ii\v.:umu  ���' -by us.      '  Applies, a'car en route of fine Winter  "<���  apples, all good keepers. ���;'���        '  ���^���<p^  AAAA&b*Ai*AAi~l<^i^i��^^^  5555oooooooooooooooooooooo*��oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  THE EDITOR'S  EASY CHAIR.  <*5!o^rtOOoboOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO# OOOOOOOOOOOO ooooooooooo-ooo  ',jHHp!��fc>*!****3^^  Municipal contests are productive of c-.sh bonus from the city, var-ts free  some remarkable issues. Even in our site, exemption from titxativ^, etc. et��.  own city fierce battles have been Some public spirited man says we are  fought over trival matters/ but the opposed to giving: bonuses. If ihe in-  city of Gait, Ontario, can easily tke dustryisall right it will p;iy wMr.ut  the lead in the matter of producing a a bonus and if not, a. .. .mi* "ill not  unique issue to divide the intelligent make it profitable. "Quite so" says  electors. Early in't,:e year the. town the Company's representative "We,  council passed a by-law prohibiting would rather come here but you know  dogs being allowed to run at large. A Grand Forks, Rossland or some towns  wave of popular antagonism was rais- have offered such and sucli a bonus  ed among dog owners against the aud really we must go to the place that  measure and several hundred dollars offers the greatest inducement. Now  were subscribed to test the validity of neithei Rossland nor Grand Forks is  the by-law should'the 'council enforce in as good a positition as vireen .vojd ���  it. The by-law has not been repealed, to grant bonuses but if tney insist on  and recently a meeting of dog owners' doing so what is   Greenwood-gom-   to  was held, those present representing  ���What is knowi- in Gait as the "Dog-  owners League" which has a membership of four hundred including many  influential men of-the town. At the  meeting it was decided to put a dog  owners' ticket in the. municipal'field,  all candidates on t he ticket to be pledged..  -to-r.epeal^he,.Glie.nAiv.eJ.egis]^j.v;,Jl-^.'-Ob^  con:est promises to be a spirited one.  The discussions are sure to b'-: interesting. There wil be weighty argum ns  in favor of giving dogs their liberty a<-  all times, while equal heavy argument-,  will be produced' to show that all [  cani-n-s should be kept in close c��n  fin!-.-- nt. Of course dogs are in rc  ���in- nut to a town than the niuni-i  p-ii nwtiership of public utilities, v >.  gracing-of streets or the ex:.iiM< r. :  th- .-ewer system. The gre; t i:iin.-. - ���  to get an issue in a imini-iivil   ���   ���"'*���  do '?"��� The remedy is found 'in an  amendment to the Munioip il Act positively prohibiting municipalities from  granting bonuses of every nescription.  With concerted effort on the part of all  municipalities such an amendment  could be si-cured. There would be then  no hot house industries aud each town  would be considered on its merits. A  big company is today endeavoring to  tight distance and iirature because it  est., .ilis,.e I it.-, indu-try u->t where it  ought to be but where it secured the  irrej.le.st muuet.irv in '��� i  '^ii'tlt.  1      l'lit- South End ��.-��r-���  tv ha�� a select  rv    reasonab e  i    -����� and a iium  nd   get   li-   t  * f.  .�����HEADQUARTERS- FOR���#  THIS SPACE) BELONGS  TO  The Pioneer Stationer and  Confectioner   of    Boundary  Creek.  I  :     ��� ^jt#' .<-���-.   -.-      .��������� -. :-.  A LARGE CONSIGNMENT OF  ^�����2C��  TO ARRIVE IN A FEW DAYS AT THE  1 Grocery Store  cm-.ttritt. be   Welcome.  J  ��   - - -   - - : _;.  ���:��:��:������:������:������:������:������:������:������;������.���  ha      :  . -.v i   t  <ll.|;,risr,    P.lt.'  ll-.l.V.k-i'.l.  After all the interest people t.k.r in  municipal elections is purely local. It  is seldom that an elector takes any interest in municipal matters beyond the  particular town in which he dwells  But there are matters of general nature  where concerted action would result  beneficially to all municipalities. Today when the municipal a*~t clashes  with the interests of any particular  town, the council of that town immediately begins a singlohanded cam  paign to secure such amendments to  the act as will suit their particular  purposes. Would it not be intr ti better to have all municipalities.  :n   i-.s r, . .  . your hand in marriage h-   Inid his evs  touch with each other so that concerted j m) jny feet..._Yonkers StM.-sin...-. '  action could be taken.    Take the ques- i _   ...,'''���      I <~XKK��X~X<~XKK��<K~X"X~X~X~X��  tion of granting bonuses to mdustiies. I ,;. ��� *.  The principle is bad but often a  muni- J *$*  cipality grants bonuses as a matter of j *��*  self preservation.    The  representative ! '/.  of a powerful company appears, we wil. '. .J.  say     in      Greenwood,     and  "Aii' -i-ir-,   vi it's that, -ion- ?''  ���".Vhv, ��� min that can te'i bv v-nlin .  thr- liiunp> on your head, whul ki<<-l of .i  man v >u  ire."  "ilamp- on my head, is it?" esciaiui-  ed Pit. "Begorra, then, I think it  would give him more of an idea what  kind of a woman my wife is."���London  Answers.  "Did Benny ask you for my hand  last night, papa ?"  "Yes my daughter."  "And what did you think of the  young man ?"  "I don't like suspicious men. my dear.  I lt'te a man who looks vc-tt in the oi-e."  "Well, didn't Benny look you iu the  eye, father ?"  "No, all the time he was   ,t*k-'iig   for  I       BICYCLE AND  |   MACHINE REPAIRS.  I SKATES SHARPENED.  | PAINTING AND  I SIGN WORK.  Weli heated  rooms   at moderate  prices.     Also    first   class  board  stales   .J,  jjy ^y or weej<_  that his company is prepared to establish a   large industry  here which  will  give  employ meat   to  several  hundred j J]  men,   out ht= CJ-u^aay .raats a large ��$^XK"X~H~K~K~X~XS"X"XK~X�� 1  I  \%  THE  SWAYNE  HOUSE.  Silver Street,  Greet! wood.  G=*i  (r*\  (r<  (r*  CF*  CF"4  CF��  CF*  ORtreal  CapitalraH paid up $12.000,000^��� ���ResH=-$8,0Q0;00Q^  President.   Lonn Stkathcona and Mount Roval,  Viei'-Presidem :   Hon. CIkorgb A. Drijmmond.  denon] M.tn.iirer:    E. S   Clouston.  Branches in London, Ens. -{c1t/e?,hi���prSSlu \ New York,.-Chicago.  Huv ;ui(l sell sin-lin_' Excliang-e and Cable Transfers : Gram Commercial an  Travellers' Credit-., available in any part of the world.  Greenwood Branch,     F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  ���*2  7iM}MMMMMMMMmmMMmmmmmm\  <4\  1  s  a  THE fAMDIAN RAM OF fOMMERCE  m  m  % topper St.    Greenwood, ||1  ���? i m Caoital. $8,000,009.  I Jl I.U.I  Jl IPI-^IUL.  BgimvaBSttsaa  FUKSITURR  CARPETS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  BAR G00DS��  The   largest   hotels  and  finest  residences in B.C. were furnished bv us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B. C.  With Which is lncorporated*tt>e  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Rest, $2,000,000  HON.GEO. A. COX. President.    G. E. WALKER. General Manager  HENRY F. MYTTON     -.  A1ANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.!1  P. O. HOX 2%. 'PHONE 17'.��  W. 3. lUcmuian $ Co.,  WHOLESALE GROCERS ANP AGENTS FOR  TUCKET CIGAR CO., UNION LABEL CIGARS.  BRANDS.  MONOGRAM. MARGUERITA, BOQUET, OUR SPECIAL.  EL JL'STILLO,       EL C(;ND<-)R.       SARANTIZADGS,    SCHILLER  Corner Alexander Street ;iml Cotunihi-a Avenue, Vancouver, B, C. V.  Page 6.  THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  r  egin  r  To buj* your gifts, you Avill get the better selection and  with ourselves be better satisfied. Therefore COME  EARLY. We are anxious to satisfy our customers  and have just what you want.  Our Xmas cards with a local view and following verse  are sure to interest vou :  vr. no "hot air" up in our bills  Co pipe you off today.  OK-'ve only "hopes" to pay our bills,  Hnd sol pipe this lay t���  "may Santa fill your Christmas soeKs  "Ulith good things, quite replete,  "IHy currency islargely rocks  "not par, but hard to beat.  "Sotn�� day when ore is turned to matte,  "Or T can sell a claim,  "I bes you to remember tbat  "T'll write and sifln my name.  "Our mines are showing very fine,  ������Hut fellows east set all the swaa,  "Hnd meantime T am taking mine,  "H part in work and part in slas."  Smith & McRae*  Y  W. L. McMillan of the Cunliffe &  McMil'ian machine shops Rossland was  in the. citv this week.  Books, Paper, Photo Supplies, Etc.       |  ����X��<*<��HK<^<��X"X^~X~XK��X��>*X"X^^^  Forest  and  Stream  Organized.  Club  Several Amendments to Game  Were Discussed.  Act  A Forest and Stream club was  organized at the city hall last Wednesday evening-. There were about  twenty present and seventeen of these  signed the membership roll of the new  club. The meeting was called to order  by the appointment of Dr. A O. McRae to the chair and J. S. Birnie as  secretary. It was decided to immedia  tely proceed with the organization of a  Forest and Stream club and the following provisional officers were elected : ; President, H. C. Shaw; vice president, C. L. Thomet of Midway: sec-  treas., E. W. Monk; committee, Geo.  Findlay, W. O. Wright and J. P.  Myers-Gray. The provisional officers  were requested to prepare a constitution and by-laws and report at a meeting to be held in the city hall on January 7th.  Afterwards an informal discussion  took place regarding the best means to  protect game. The principal points  brought ont were that ten deer for one  jseason weretoo generousa number .for  one man to kill, that there should be  some system adopted to record the  number of deer slain by one man, that  the open season for birds began before  birds were matured, that power companies should be compelled to put in  fish ladders at their power dams; that  some means should be taken to prevent  pollution of streams with slag from  smelters, and that a further effort  should be made to stock Boundary  Creek and Long Lake.  The officers were asked to bring in a  report regarding proposed amendments  to the game act at the next meeting of  the club.  Many in  the outlying district have  signified their intention of joining the  club and to act as game wardens when  clothed with the proper authority.  The Church of England.  December 21st, fourtk Sunday in  Advent and S. Thomas' Day. Holy  Communion 8 a. m. Matins 11 a. ��i.  Children's sevrice 2.30 p. m. Evensong 7.30 p. m. There will be a special  choir practise after Evensong, also on  Tuesday evening at 8 p. m. The ladies  will be glad of the assistance of the  male members of the congregation in  helping them to decorale St. Jude's  Hall on Tuesday.  Christmas day : Holy communion  8 a. m. Matins 11 a. m. Holy communion 12 noon. Children's service  2:30 p. m. Parents of children are  particularly invited to be present if  possible at the- children's service on  the aftern ion of Christmas day.  There will be no Evensong on Christmas Day. During and after service  on Sunday, December 28th, a few  carols will be sung by the choir.  Ohas. Sangster the Jenckes Machine  company's representative at Rossland  was in the city this week.  Local and Personal.  William Gill, superintendent of Inland Revetne, and J. C. Miller, collector at Vancouver visited Greenwood  this week.  J. P. Keane superintendent of the  Cariboo mine has returned from Wallace, Idaho.  W. H. Covert of Grand Forks was  the ci>.y this week.  in  J. P. L,eckie left today on a visit to  his old home in Pembroke where he  will spend the Cristmas holidays.  ��� Rev. .T. D. p. .Knox ���pastor of.-. the  Greenwood Methodist church will leave  shortly for Nelson where he succeeds  Rev. Mr. White who has been appointed superintentendant of Methodist business.  B. F. Fetch and Mrs. Petch have returned from Grand Forks aad will remain here until after the holidays.  Robert Wood and Mrs. Christopher  Wood are visiting friends in Armstrong, B. C.  Special Xmas services will be held in  the Presbyterian church next Sunday  evening.  Bunting & Dempsey have 3ecured  the contract for the erection of the public school at Eholt. They nr*. just  completing the handsome school building in Greenwood. The workmanship  reflects the greatest credit on the contractors. Bunting & Dempsey have  built several schools in the district.  F. J. Finucane manager of the Bank  of Montreal has returned from a bus  iness trip to Spokane.  The skating rink was opened on  Thursday evening. There was a large  attendance. The rink is being conducted bythe Citizen's Band who will  give concerts there during the season.  The rink will be open from 3 to 5 in  the afternoon and 7 to 10 in the evening.  "Other people's Money" which appeared in the Auditorium on Tuesday  evening is one those absurdities that  appear to be popular on the American  stage. It abounds in ludricious situations and clever dialogues. The company from pretty May Sargent to the  colored waiter had snap and go, with  the tesult that the large audience which  greeted them were amused if not edified.  The annual Xmas entertainment  under the auspices of the Methodist  Sunday School will be given next Monday evening. Thefeatureof the entertainment will be an excellent programme by the children and a beautifully decorated and well laden Xmas  tree.   Admission 15 cents.  E. Jacobs chairman of the Boundary  Board of License Commissioners went  to Grand Forks this week to preside at  the half-yearly meeting held there.  MINERAL ACT, 1900.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK  NORTH STAR,RINC,,SII,VER IiELL,HARD  TO-BEAT.MOUNTAIN VIEW,MASSINGER*  and BOBBIE BURNS Fractional Mineral  Claims, situate in the Kettle River Mitiiiir  Division of Yule District. Where located:  On Horseshoe Mountain, Main Kettle  Kiver.  TAKE NOTICE that we, Mar.v Turner Mc  Mvnn and William Graham McMynn. Free  Miners Certificate Nos. H54902 and H54101 respectively, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mininir Recorder tor  Certificates of Improveinents, for the purpose  of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must he commenced before tho issuance of such Certificates of Improvenici: is.    -  Rated this 15th day of July, 1902.  Mary Turner McMynn.  Whlmm Gkaham McMv.vx,  Last issue Jan. 25.  E. W. BISHOP  PLUMBING  STEAMFITTING, HOT  WATER HEATING.  HEADQUARTERS  FOR  DOLLS,      TOYS,  LEATHER  - GOODS,  CHINA WARE,  CHRISTMAS  NOVELTIES,  and hosts of things  suitable for Christmas presents tdb  numerous to mention  Prices at Rock  Bottom.  J. L. COLES."  Estimates Given.     Satisfaction Guar"  .  anteed.  Naden-Flood Block,  Greenwood*  For Good Rigs  and Saddle Horses  -GO TO THE-  A. G. DAVIES,  ��� Manager.  Near McNeill's Feed Store.  &  Contractors aiid Builders.  ESTIMATES >. FURNISHED .   FOR  AliL KIND'S OF WORK'.  GREENWOOD,  &  G.  ;   SEALS, STENCILS,.  PRICE MARKERS,   A...  PRINTING      WHEELS,       NUMBERING  MACHINES, BAND DATINO AND, NUMBERING STAMPS,  CHECK  PERFORAT-      .  .ORS,'       RUBBER    , TYPE,       I^RlNTftle,. ���. ��� ���  PRESSES, ETC. : -  ���'  FRANKLIN STAMP WORKS,; Vancouver  ^Uiuuuiuuuuiu^  ibb uniii I'oibu uuunS  hit Bits "111 k City.  For prices of lots and other  information address   Greenwood is the ^financial and commercial centre bi the':-  Boundary Creek District.    It is the :supply point 'for the"  Mining camps.    From  the  city roads lead to Greenwood. ���  Deadwood,  Copper, Summit,  Long Lake, Skylark, White  and Atwood,, Wellington and other Boundary Creek camps.  __ Robt. Wood or C. Scott Galloway, Greenwood ���������������{B  ammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm^^  �����-  MONTREAL, OUEBEC-  MANUFAC'TURERS OF  -����  11nger$oH>$ergeant  ������  ������  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  Agents For The Bullock Diamond Drills.    ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE 3  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM 13  PRESSORS : . . jg  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS ^��  OP ALL KINDS. 32  STOCK CARRIED IN ROSSLAND. -^  -n  R. fl. ���. mcllallv, Kossland, B. C. > z~  A NEW LINE OF  SCISSORS.  POCKET KNIVES.  RAZORS,   TABLE  CUTLERY,  TOBACCO.   CIGARS   AND   HOCKEY   STICKS.  WE HAVE SOME FINE JEWELRY, DIAMONNS, PINS, STUDS  AND RINGS, FINE FIRE OPAL PIN, LADIES,   EM ERAL RING  WITH   DIAMONDS,   SOLID   GOLD   AND   SILVER   WATCHES.  AND CHAINS.  PIANOS,   SEWING    MACHINES,   OLD   AND   NEW,   A   COMPLETE LINE OF HARNESS,  HOUSE GOODS OF ALL KINDS OLD AND NEW.  Hi   Come And See Our Big Stock of Goods   f>-  THE CX A C.  A L. WHrTE.c&GO.^^^.k.R.^:  V. . 6  L  THE   BOUN )AY  CREEK   TIMES  Page  =2S=  ~Jj5>^*-  JUST A FEW SUGGESTIONS FROM OUR EVER POPULAR GROCERY DEPARTMENT.  RECEIVED TO-DAY ONE GAR OF SPECIALS FOR THE CHRISTMAS TRADE.  j  j2����: A complete assortment of Ramseys Candies, in bulk and boxed goods.  2g2��  :  ,  New Dates. '     New Nuts, including shelled Almonds.  =3Kr Full assortment of Christie's and McCormick's fancy Biscuits.  We Have '���HEINZ" Celebrated Sweet Girkins.  Qt  New Table Raisins. New California Fig-s. ^gr  Crystalised Cherries, a NSW THING very choice. ��sg  Latest Novelties in Fancy China Ware- =��g  WE ARE SOLE  ~~:-.- . <     AGENTS FOR THE  }&:. SO cent Tea a��d,sCoffee,  The best ever put up for   fim n n,��� Pl miR  ^& the money.  They are sure trade winners. * UULU UW0F hLUUK*  Having purchased a full car of Creamery Butter we 3g  are prepared to give lowest quotations in this Hne.     gg  ^jg^ ure iuuhcj.   incj ��** wim now ffiuwu. >  j ale picpareu w give lowesi quotations in mis sine.     =3s��  :k<  ^JFa^ility.  8. S. Fp*��ler. manag-er of the Cascade ^Tater potrer 4 Light company,  speaking about the Beglejr fatality, ia  reported to have said Xtyfo,it, jf���as undoubtedly, caused "Vy :i?tn^i>iatioo. At  the iBoin^iit ,th��t tbti ��ofo��^iinate man  grasped the private telephone vrire,  Ithe power w��b jtwt being restarted,  the Granby mine* havinff previously  aaked for a few wtautas shut off to adjust ;aoAe of their machinery, and in  starting up the plant, before it is run-  aiagy in perfect unison, the poorer ji  alnyf very irregular <or a mosent or  ���o, and for this reason the telephone  became chafed by induction from the  power cable' Begley, who was xrork-  ytxg ground the switchboard, stepped  into si amall well in the floor, and to  save himself iromiaUing, grasped the  wire )��nd received ��rhat proved to be a  fatal [shock, ri The w,ire, pulled f.out. of  abap? by Kj^ley, ^howajujst; whs,t he  did. ;Therejjras no,direct,ccptact,.Mr.  Fowljer aaid^ of the power cable and  the cpmpanjg)! private telephone wire,  and induction ia the only reasonable  expiration.  Humor of the Hour  Tomnay���<3an we play at keeping; a  shop in here,.mamma?  , Majntfla (who has a headache) - Certainly; bnt;;yott;jnastitoei,yery q����iet."  TommT^r-Weil, ..Wit.  pretend   we  jdon'tiadAertwe.-���-Tit-Bits.  The cook���O'isn *orry mum, but the  walkin' diligate av; the Suprame Ord-  jher ay Cooks hov ordered me t' throw  >��p me job.  Mrs. Subbub (tearfully)-Oh, Korah !  What; have I done ?  The cook-^Nawtbip', mum, but your  foolish husband got shaved iu a nonunion barber shop th' day before yis-  ter>ia.y.���-Urooklyn Life.  First M. li���vVhata lot of thiflKs  have been found in the vermiform  appendix.  Second 51. D.���And look at the  money-that hat been taken oat of it���  Life.  "These shoes, doctor," said the cobbler, after a brief| examination, "ain't  worth wending'."  "Then, of course," said the doctor,  turning away, "I don't want anything  done to them."  "Bnt I charge you SO cents, just the  same."  "What for?"  "Well, sir, you charged me $5 the  other day for telling me there wasn't  anything the matter with me."���Chi-  ag? Tribune.  Of< all tbe burning questions  That raise a mild man's ire,  Tbe hottest of all is tfaeone heard now-  "Who?a going to build that fire ?"  -���Cincinnati Commercial.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '-  "I,A PLAZA" Mineral  Claim,  situate in the  Kettle River, Mining Division of Yale Dist  rict.   Where.located.:   Providence camp.  Take Notice that I, John P:: McLeod. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 54954 as agent for  George IV'Miller. Free Miner's Certificate No.  B 65OO6' intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of 'Improvements, for .the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further, take, notice that action, ander  section 37,Vmustbe .commenced ..before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 21st day of October, A. t>., 1902.  Last ins. Dec. 24. J. P. McLEOD  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. -  CORNWALL Mineral Claim situate .in the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Osoyoos  District. Where located : . About two  miles North east of Camp McKinney on  McCarren Creek. '  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  acting -as agent for P. B..S. StanhO|>e,  Free Miner's Certificate No. Il;5422, intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to ; apply to the  Mining Recorder for Certificate of Improvements,, for the���purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And fnrthertake notice that actions, uiitler  sectloiu37, must be commenced ..jbeforu ii-.e ���--  nuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated .this 3rd day of July; A. Du, 1902  Sept.|18.;  :.      : SIDNEY M. JOHNSON  MINERAL; ACT.  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  TACOMA Mineral claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Osoyoos District  Wherelocated : Near iBonndary Falls and  adjoining the Don't Know mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  acting.as agent for Sam J. .Jensen, Free  Miner's Certificate No.  B  41799   and   Annie  ;Chrlstenson,   :Free   Miner's   Certificate ::No.  B    S491S,      intend     sixty    days    from    the  date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder;  tor a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the abov,e;  claim.  "And ifurther take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before.the issuance of such certificateof improvements.  Dated this 6th day of July, A. D., 1002.  Sept.18. SYDNEY M. JOHNSON  Margarct-^Have yon any plaa or svs  tern for being an agreeable guest ?  Katherine���Yes, indeed. lalwaysgo  away a. day or two before my hostess  expects ffle to leave.~-Puck..  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE;  To George Beardsley of Greenwood. B. C. and  say person or persons tc^wbom he. may  have have transferred his interest In the  "L. S." mineral Claim, situate In Skylark  Camp In the Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale District.  YOU ARE hereby notified that I have-ex-  pended $205.00 in order to hold the said  mineral claim uuder the provisious of .the  Mineral Act, that you should contribute $102.50  a�� your portion of the said sum for vour inn-  divided one half Interest in said claim and if  within 90 days from the. first insertion of this  uotice you fail or refuse to conti Unite the sum of  3102,50'which I* ii-.w due by you, tpgetlier with  all costs ol dve tisinir. yoiar interest in the said  niiuer.il claim will b. come the property of the  subscriber under section four ol an Act entitled  the "Mineral Act Amendment Act," 1900.  I),ited  at  t.reeu .cnjrt.  U. C. tlie 26th dav of  September, JMK KOHE>.T DliMPSTER,  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To JOHN COLLI MS and any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  lute-ests in the "TIP TOP" Mineral claim  situate (Ml the West Kork of Kettle River.  lvinir  Nni'ih of and  adjoining  the  Knob  Hill  Mineral  claim   in   the   Kettle  Kivei  Mining Division of Yale District.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  $102.50 in order to hold the sail) miner;'! claim  under the provisions of the Mineral Act. thai  you should contribute $5125 as your portion of  the said sum for your undivided one half intercut in said claim "and if within 90 days from  the first insertion of this notice you fail or refuse to contribute the sum of $51.25 which U  now due b;  you, together with   all  costs of  advertising, your .interest   in   said   mineral  claim will become the. property- of the  subscriber under section four of an Act en itled  the "Mineral Act Amendment Act." 1900.  Dated ��kt Greenwood, B. C. the 28th dav of  Octobec,a002.   . JOHN MATTHEWS.  Last insertion Jan. 31st, 1903.  ��� NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  Thia worid is bnt a crowded tar,  In wlsich ��hrewdmen, perhapa,  May find a seat, but most of bs  Must han�� on to the straps.  -Chicago-New��.  To GEORGE R1TER, of the City of Greenwood-  in the Province of British Columbia, Pros,  pector:  , You are hereby notified that I have expended  $200.00 in pei forming assessment-work on the  ������Harquahala" and "Paramatta" Mineral  claims, situate in Copper Camp, in the Kettle  River Mining Division, Yale District, British  Columbia, and tbe sum of $5 00 for recording  the said work, the same being necessary to hold  the claims under the provisions of the Mineral  Act and Amending Acts, and if at the expiration of ninety days from the date of the first  Sublication of this notice in. the Koundari  reek Times, you fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure, namel.% the  sura of $&8.83, together with ail the costs of  adve'tising, your interest in the said claim.-  ���hall become vested in your co-owners, pio  rata, according to their seveial interests then  in, in pursuance of the provisions of section -  of the Mineral Act Amendment Act. 19��0  Dated at Greenwood, British Columbia, thi*-  jOth, day of October, A. D-, 1902.  MIKE MORRIS.  _Jt JtjtJtJtjtJtjtjtjKjtjtjtjfijXjtjt  J. A. ZELLER,    -Prop.  Comfortable rooms by ,.day o*  month.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS.  Board and Room  by the month  $25,00.  ��V��.' if *>"& ���& *? *!* jp ��* tc ��p ��p jp ��f j��* i  Dontbe Misled  Write to  THE NEW  1  j  Remodelled, Renovated and Refurnished. Only the best Liquors and  Cigars. Prompt servicer Courteous  Treatment. Good Rooms. Modern  Conveniences.  FredB. Munn,     Manager.  By Eastern catalogues.  Dont's send east for Xmas  presents because they aie  cheap and get something  you don'( vrant. Come and  see our goods and gei om  prices. We guarantee satisfaction  ���:   A. LOGAN 4 CO  Watchmaker  and Jewellers.  i  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  PORTMAN   & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  ulUlUt LnOiii IJttlt  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  If! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  Engineers and Wine  5uperlntendants Will find  it to their Interest to refer to 11s when Id need ot  anything la the Pump  line. We make P utnps 0  every descristiou Tor all  services.  ies"  I Pump Catalogues and  Specifications sent upon  request.   Wc manufacture also Nortbey Gas and  asollnr Engine���cheap��� f HE  handy-safe.     Send for ,n  ookiet.  ,  CunllffeA McMillan. &  Agents at Rossland B.C.       v  J  Vancouver Engineering  |>Vorks, agents at Van-  |ou>ti. B. (,.  FOR  arness  t  AND ALL KINDS OF  HORSE GOODS.  Special prices to Greenwood customers.  Mail orders  promptly  attended to.  Coiincctious Willi  Western Union Telegraph Company-  [22,000 offices in U.S.A.]   AND   Great North-Western of Canada-  [2,U0 offices in Canada.]  CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.  J. C. HELM. Office M.-inatrcr, Greenwood, It.C  TKLKI'llOjfB so. 12.  NOTICE OF F0RFEITVRE.  ToA. BKANSON..U. H. CAMPI1ELL.  1).  A-  CAMERON atid any..otlicrs Cfinccrneil :  You arc hereby noliticil tliat I have cxpcndi-ri  in labor and iiiiiirotemcilts on tlie "HoRtoii"  'Toronto" and "St. Irfiuis" Mineral claims,  situate lu Cranlwrrv Creek, West, Fork of  of Keltic Kiver, in the Kettle River Mininir  Division of Yale District, tlie sum of Three  Hundred Dollars, and $7.50 for recording tlie  same, sucli beinir the amount required and  necessary to hold-Ihe said claims under tlie  provisions of the "MI11er.1l Act' and Amending  Acts: and if at the exji:ration of ninety days  from the date of the first publication of this  notice in the Houndary Creek Times you fail  .r refuse tocontril>ut<! your portion of such ex  pendlture, namely ��230.s0, tuR-ethef' iwith al  costs of advt-rtisimr, your interest in said  mineral clainis shall become invested in me  (your co-owner) upon fil inir in the proper office  in that behalf ihe affidavit required by Section  4 of the "Mineral Ara Amendment Act. 1000."  Dated this 28th day of October. 1902.:   :  JOHK-K. G-REDEN.  Last puplication Jan. 31,1903.  '(PI  WM About Your Imas ad. \  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Imurovements  xorrcE.  "MEXICO" Mineral Claim, situate in the  K-ttle Kiver Mimnjr i>hision of Tale l>\'  trict.      Whure   lucauil :     In   Triple   Lake  TAi>E NOTICE that I.Albert E. Ashcroft.  J. I-ree Miners Certificate Xo. B30261: act-  iiil'as am-nt for John C. Farr. Free Miners  Certificate No H50a82, intend, sixtv davs from  the date hereof, to apply lo the Mining Recorder  tir a (.ertificateof Improvements, for ��he pur-  psf f obtaining a Crowa Grant of theater  claim.  A ;.i  farther take notice that acti��n. Uuder  -������rtii.n 3i.  must be commenced before the i3-  s ..ance ��>f ��nch Certi fi cute oflmprovements  Dated this ji^th day of September, A. D., 1902.  r �� . ���      AnBE5T E- AS"CROFT. P.'l. ^  La=t issue Dec. 31st. Page 8  THE   BOUNDAivl    CREEK   TIMES.  i. ������    <.  m m  'S      .   '  'V 7   '  tyfiItil'������ ?-JJ:r ��� ?.��� h��� %':^  ViP'l  ���v/��. ������-:���  Ladies' Blouses  and Shirt Waists  In the lates.t New York Styles, in  French Flannel, and plain and  fancy Silks,  Some Fascinating Effects  In FURS  Rare specimens of the animal king-'  dom fashioned into the latest and  most exclusive styles.  IN SHORT  fA  / "Iff  STYLE  THAT WILL  GIVE  m  In Flannelett and Eiderdown,  Fur Lined  and Plain  CAPES   AND JACKETS at very  close prices,  ^.W^  EEL IT SLIDE?  In plain and fancy'Silks arid Eriv  broidered Linens,  FOR LADIES AND GENTLE.   .:::,,, _.MEH ".':'.'?  IN ALL THE LATEST1 CREATIONS  mtRT supporter.:  In a Large   Variety   to    Fit    the  daintest hand.  />s��H  <Jn  TV1  asa   Ml    nii."  1  i r  hkjGiiB WtefiSS  The Radcliff and Orthopedic American Shoes for Ladies   and  Gentleman have never been equalled at the price,    ^  Men's Suits and Pants at Half Tlieir Regular Value.

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