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 ���u;  Vol. 9.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 l<��04.;  No. 7  + ���  A BIG DOLLARS WORTH  +  Groceries  In this line, we  have always  aimed to give  our patrons the  best, the freshest and most  \v h olesome  g-oods at popular prices. Whether or not this  has been done,  we leave to our  custom e r s to  say.  You will find our prices this season a LITTLE  LOWER than ever before. We want to treat  everyone alike and to give you the best values  in our power. Give us a chance to supply  your wants,  WOOLLENS  A bright uew stock of Blankets, Comforters, Flannels and  Underwear. Dress Goods and  Suiting's in all the fashionable  colorings.  SHOES  MEN���A most complete line  of the kind that make  your feet and your pocket-  book glad.  WOMEN���New fall line of  Bell's fine footwear, with  or without patent tips.  French and Military heels  CHILDREN-Tlie largest stock  of childrens' shoes ever  shown in Greenwood. Let  us fit your little folks  MEN'S  GOODS  The new Neckwear, Collars,  Shirts arid Underwear and in  W. G. & R. Shirts are fast  colors, fast sellers but slow  to wear out.  Rubbers  and Overshoes  We are headquarters this year  for Rubbers and Overshoes.  See our immense stock if you  can't get suited elsewher. Better see ours first.  CLOTHING  See the new suits and ulsters.  Also a "big new line of separate pants 011 which we can  give you exceptional values.  Does your boy wear a "Lion  Brand Suit" ?  Home  sities  At this season  every home requires numerous  articles replaced.  New Carpets,Lino  1 e u m, Matting,  Rugs, Curtains,  etc.serve to bright  en the home for  the long winter  months. We offer  bargains in all  these lines as well  as Stoves,Kitchen  Utensils, House  and Floor Paint.  ���I? li. e  tore  OS  eg ^~^r NEW ���  i  I Pall Goods Arriving!  Fall and winter underwear ranging from^SS~  a suit. The Wolsley at .JV  S5.50 a suit,guaranteed \ )  1  ickinaws    ia  {IT    " f  ind Canadian \'L I  1 union made . KA I  anteedaf: UU.Ul  Our     Mackir  English and 1  goods are ui  and guarant  *H A nice line of Slater's Iuvictus Shoes  A just in, which we can highly recom-  -"niehd; and at prices "to ~suit"~tTie~ times:"  I  ~3 Stetson Hats best quality from ��4.00 to S5.50. �����;  ;~3 In shirts, collars and cuffs we carry a neat rauge of the ��~i  3I.G.& R. goods, 5=  1RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD CO., Limited.!  3mmmmmmmmmmmttfmmmmmmm,,��mmtiiiiiK  ^iiiiuuuiiiiiimiiujiiiiiaiiiiisiuuuiumuuiiuuauiuuiii^  1    AT THE  I    OF THE  I    SEASON  1 YOU WANT  I A TOP COAT  ^3 Our new stock has  X5 arrived and is ready  ^ for your inspection.  ^3 We are ageute for  =3 the  =|   20th CENTURY  3      CLOTHING  ^3 See onr fall samples  ^ five hundred to pick  ^2 and order suits from  MEETING OF THE UNION.  The Greenwood Typographical union  held its monthly meeting in Grand  Forks last Sunday. Five members  went from Greenwood and Phoenix,  some of them loaded with grievances  and other things. The party consisted  of Ellis, Falconer, Elliott, Wilcox and  Hilliard, all chaperoned by the staid  and reliable Hem merle. The day was  a perfect one for an outing and the  drive over the hill was fully enjoyed.  Some of the members of the party got  exhiliarated with the atmosphere of  the higher altitude going over, and by  the time Grand Forks was reached were  too light-headed and light hearted for  serious work. A short stay at the  Forks reversed things and when the return trip was undertaken a general  sadness pervaded the company. Men  unused to travel should take the trips  involving such climatic changes accompanied by all kinds of modern  remedies for keeping heart and brain  steady. The old prescriptions of Doctor Usher, Walker and others are now  acknowledged to be valueless, and  McCreath's Iron Brew is suggested as  a substitute.  Peck McSivayne blew into the Forks  the day before to attend the meeting  and renew old acquaintances but our  boys were sorry to miss him in some  uuacountable way. Whose fault ii was  as yet remains unproven.  The business of the meeting was attended to with great despatch so intent  was eveione on the main issues of the  day. The local delegation lost its  chaperon iu the Forks and he returned  Monday by rail.  Band Concert October 26,  I RENBELL  J       & CO. ^  SERIOUS ACCIDENT-  Another serious accident occurred at  the B C. Copper company's smelter  on Monday evening last It would  appear that one of the employees, John  Ingalls, having occasion to go outside  the building fell into an excavation  that has been made. No light appears  to have been present as a warning to  the passer-by. Ingalls fell about 10 or  12 feet and suffered seveie injuries to  his back particularly. He lay unconscious in the trench fora time.  It is impossible that largo industri.il  works of the character of a mine or  smelter be carricl on without occasional accident to those cinpioved, but  it ought to be incumbent on the management to take means to safe guard  life.  JUST EAST  Of Town is Proving a Big  Surprise.  Up There at Present With Good Results.  For some mouths after the Providence and Elkhorn became known as  high grade properties of great value  the search for others of the same  character vvas confined to the same  belt of hills. Little or no attention  was given to the hills just east of the  town and south of Twin creek, although  only about a mile south of the Piovi-  dence camp. In the olden days one  claim on the hill had shipped some  good ore but for several years it had  been idle and report said that the lead  was lost. That claim was the Skylark. Of course there were old mining  men who had worked in the mines of  Colorado, Utah, Nevada and elsewhere  who talked the east hill most enthus-  tically, but little was done in the way  of development for some time. The  Gold Finch had been imperfectly prospected and although some good ore was  shipped the. b.oud-was ;iever taken up.-  Later the E. P. U. was exploited by  Mr. D. McVicar with most gratifying  results, culminating in a recent sale to  a strong syndicate of Dakota and local  men. =  The last six months have wrought  wonderful changes -on the east hill.  Today the following claims are being;  worked there: The E. P. U., Helen,;  Barbara, Silver Cloud, Silver King,  Bay, Mavis and Syklark.  The record these claims are making  is stirring- up interest in the hill north  of Twin Creek, with the result that  the Last Chance and Strathmore are  being- prospected and developed, and  : tlie CanadiauJs_under_bond...-v-Tn .thein  near neighborhood are the Crescent  with some good ore on the dumps, and  the Don Pedro with a very promising  vein. And thus the east hill grows to  be of even more local interest than the  north belt wliere the Elkhorn is making  a good record, and the Providence is  handing- out its monthly dividends.  BRITISH COLUMBIA AT THE  FAIR.  A tel'.gram from H. B. Munroe to  the Times reads as fohows: "Won on  minerals 2 graud prizes, 25 gold medals,  31 silver medals and 14 bronze medals,  out of total of SS entries, liritish  Columbia is O. K." In the absence of  fuller information it would appear from  the above that out of a total of 85 competitions in the mineral department at  the fair, general and special, this  province captured 72 prizes, of which 2  were grand prizes and 25 gold medals.  In this connection we desire to testify  to the valuable services Greenwood's  representative, H. Ii. Munroe, has  rendered at the fair, judging from re-  reports we have had from returned  visitors, and from letters written us  from St. Louis.  Moreov r let il be said that while  Mr. Munroe has generally represented  the province he has not failed to keep  the Boundary to ti-e front. We shall  be mistaken if we do not later reap returns from the missionary work done  in St. Louis bv Mr. Munroe.  Band Concert October 26.  HEADQUARTERS.  The local political parties are getting  the harness on. Headquarters have  been opened by the Liberals in the  rooms form.-rly occupied by the Bank  of B. X. A., and the Socialists in the  Clarendon block. The Conservatives  will probably make their home in their  former headquarters on Copper St.  COPPER  FIGURES  As   Given by the  Mining  World of Chicago.  THROWS fl BRIGHT HIT  On tiie Progress of British Columbia  in the Last Nine Years.  The Mining World of Chicago in its  October issue gives a table of ore production for years 1895 to 1903 inclusive. A comparison of the figures  affords pride to the British Columbian,  not so much for the actual O/itput as  for the rate of progress being made.  In the item of copper production particularly the growth has been phenom-  inal. As we who live in the Boundary  particularly know, the growth has just  begun. A dozen years will cover the  history of the output here, but the next  dozen years will magnify the record of  the past by doubtless ten fold. The  larger part of that increase will take  place in Southern British Columbia,  much of it in the Boundary. The  large concerns are now here at work  with possibilities and opportunities for  indefinite expansion. All these too  are at present in the hands of Americans, who have done and are doing  for the country what liie Canadians  could not, and the English would not.  The progress of the output of copper  during the years just named in the following states has been as follows, the  gain being expressed in percentages.  In 1903 the output over that of 1895  vvas as follows: Colorado, 130'p.c;  Michigan, 150 p.c; Arizona, 315 p.c;  Utah, . 1800 p.c; British Columbia,  3500 p.c.  AT HIS OLD HOME.  The St. John Telegraph has the following reference to one of our former  citizens :���   -~^^-^--^----^--^------���^=^:---^-^==^-^----  "6. E. Merritt, son of W. Hawksley  Merritt, is home from Greenwood, B.  C, where he has been residing for the  past five yeais in the employ of the  British Columbia Copper Co. He  speaks in very favorable terms of the  industry, the town, the people and  province. There are many maritime  province people in Greenwood aud  among them a couple of St. John men  besides Mr. Merritt. They are Messrs.  Kenneth and Walter Frith. The  former is postmaster and the latter is  in the stationery business.  "Mr. Hallett, a former Sussex lawyer  is a magistrate in Greenwood, and  there is also in the town Frank  Ketchum, whose home was formerly in  this province.  "Greenwood is in what i.s called the  Boundary country. It is close to the  border of the state of Washington, and  has about 1000 population. Mining is  the great industry. Good wages arc  paid not only in the mines but in other  lines as well. A clerk receives from  S75 to ��125 monthly. The lowest wages  is 52.50 a day.  "Living expenses are not high,"  said Mr. Merritt, "board is reasonable.  A man could save money but there i.s  not much money saved in Greenwood.  The people spend freely. There are  no coppers. The smallest coin is a  quarter, sport is general, horseback  riding and racing meet the popular  taste, also curling and skating."  Mr. Merritt v.-ill be in St. John for a  couple of months.  GONE EAST.  Jack Crawford, well and popularly  known, went east on Saturday last.  Report makes his destination Montreal, his return in about ten days from  da��e and his travelling companion  west a very near friend. But we must  not tell any more just now. BOUNDARY   OREEK    TIMES  " MY FRIEND FROM INDIA"  Walker's Comedians Coming to Give  Us an Evening- of Laughter.  An attraction which should please  our theatre patrons���particularly those  who are fond of a hearty laugh���is  "My Friend From rndia,"'a world famous comedy wi ich is to be presented at  the Greenwood Auditorium on Thursday, October 20. The organization  presenting this hilarious mirth pio-  ducer is known as Walker's Comedians,  so called because the director of iu  destines is Mr. C. P. Walker, the well-  known theatre manager, and also that  it mav be distinguished from the inferior companies with which this  boundless west has been sorely afflicted. Mr. Walker sent us last year  "What Happened to Jones," "Why  Smith Left Home" and other high  grade comedy performances which  more than fulfilled his promises. "My  Friend India" needs no recommendation to those familiar with plays and  plavers, and Mr. Walker's.word that it  will be given by an unusually strong  company will be accepted by the public  with which he has always kept faith.  There is surely an evening- of wholesome fun coming to us on the date  mentioned.  issued by the Bureau of Provincial. Information. The publication is a most  creditable one from every viewpoint  and far and away the best yet i".sin:d  by the government. While much of  the mattei and niaiiv of Iheviews have  appeared before in some form or.iiher.  tlie pamphlet needs no criticism . x-  cent words nf commendation. The  illustrations are particula'-l;, line v.vA.  the letter press good while the g Tn-ril  scope of the pamphlet is broad em n-j'h  lo coverall localities ami all branches  of the industry. Bulletin No. V> has  merits which would justify the publication of a much larger issue than  13,000 copies, and we reget that it has  been limited to that number. There is  nothing'of boom about it but a cold  statement of facts based ou the very  best available authorities.  ODDFELLOWSHIP.  Oddfellowship in the Boundary,  Tuesday, October 27th. will witness  one of the biggest meetings of the kind  ever held in the Boundary country.  The D. D. G. M., Fred B. Holmes, has  issued an invitation to all the Oddfellows of Grand Forks, Phoenix, Eholt,  Boundary Falls and Greenwood to  meet here in the I. O. O. F. hall. During the evening degrees will be conferred by the different lodges and the  balance of the evening spent in social  exercises. The Ladies Aid of the  English church will serve a knife and  fork supper in the city hall, and the  event promises to be in every way a  success. It is to be hoped all members  of the order reading this notice,  whether visiting the district or otherwise, will consider it a personal invitation and try to be present.  THE PROVIDENCE AGAIN.  The Rossland Miner of Thursday has  the following : "W. A. Macdonald,  K. C, representing the Chicago inter  ests in the Providence Mining com-  peny, of Greenwood, appeared in the  supreme court yesterday before Mr.  Justice Irving to ask for further protection of those interests.  The plaintiffs in this action have  made grave allegations against certain  Greenwood men who are on the Providence directorate. They contend that  the funds of the company have been  misappropriated, and allege forgery  and the stuffing of the pay roll. They  also object to a recent deal made by  the- -defendants;- in -"which" a piece-of  neighboring ground known as the Diamond Fraction was sold to the Provi.  dence company for 1600 treasury  shares. This has resulted in the control of the company passing from Chi-  ago to Greenwood.  Messrs. Madden and Heeney, representing the Chicago interests, were in  court yesterday watching the proceedings. They came here with the avowed  determination to see justice done to  their associates.  As a result of Mr. Macdon.Ud's representations yesterday, Mr Justice  Irving ordered that all the facts of the  case be presented to the chief justice  at the opening of the supreme court at  Greenwood on the 17th prox."  Inasmuch as this matter is to come  before the court in Greenwood nevt  week, comment is unnecessary. We  trust to be able to report the case fully  iu next week's issue.  OUR   PREMIER.  The following- words from Sir Wilfrid Laurier are as beautiful as thev  are patriotic. To the end end portrayed in his picture he has been bending  all his energies, and the result of his  words will be the counterpart of his  words :  "Thank Providence that we live in a  country of absolute freedom and liberty. Let us always bear in mind otir  duties, for duty is always inherent in  right. Our fathers had to labor to  secure these rights Now let us fulfil  our part. When'visiting England at  the Queen's Jubilee, I had the privilege of visiting one of those marvels of  Gothic architecture which the ham! of  genius, guided by unerring faith, had  made a harmonious whole, in which  granite, marble, oak and other materials blended. This cathedral is the  image of the nation that I hope to see i \\  Canada become. As long as I live, as  long as I have the power to labor in the  service of my country, I shall repel the  idea of changing the nature of its  different elements. I want the marble  to remain the marble; I watit the  granite to remain the granite; I want  the oak to remain the oak; I want the  sturdy Scotchman to remain the  Scotchman; I want tlitf brainy Englishman to remain the Englishman; I  want the warm-hearted Irishman to  remain the. Irishman; I want to take  all these elements and build a nation  that will be foremost amongst ��� the  great Powers of tbe world."  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort,  lias more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  Ii B.K. scale it requires $q%  to 42 yards per dny.cn, whereas  common shirts liave only 32   L  M)mPkM^  Ji     AS  CHOCOLATES  s  lit  WHITE BROS.  Dispensing- Chemists.  *<vv*wv  *vvvv V V  !���>���>��->*J* *,* V  Greenwood, B.C.   ��  V  .1.5 J1  yards.  I  ':  i That's the reason why the  I H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  I chafes the armpits, is never  I tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  comfortable   and   wears  anri  NOTICE.  STRIKE ON THE STRATHMORE.  C. Scott Galloway who is in charge  of the Strathmore was showing some  ore today from the south drift on tbe  property. The ore carries tree gold  and native silver and assays about 5100  to the ton. The Strathmore has recently been floated as a stock company  and the shares are held largely by  local people and Grand Forks and  Eholt investors. In early days a good  deal of rich ore was shipped from this  claim so that it is not surprising to  find it showing up so well uuder present development. Where the ore was  found is at a depth of about 50 feet and ��5  Mr. Galloway expects to be able to  stope out a car or two of ore from this  level. The Strathmore lies about 15U0  feet south of the Providence.  Providence Mining Company. Limited,  Non-Personal Liability.  NOTICE is hereby given that the  Transfer Books and Register of Members of the Providence Mining C0111-  Jpa_ny,_L|nii.ted, No 11-Per sou al__. Liability, will be closed from the 17th of  October to the 25'h of October, 190-1,  both days inclusive.  Dated this 14th day of Oct..her. 1004.  V\r. M. LAW.  Secretary.  By Order of the Directors.  IS/IT  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 S9'A  to 42 yards of material per |  dozen.  Sol.l at all dealers but only  with tins brand:���  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  WERY  PORTMAN   & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  11 m  u  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  Itiskeptondraught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  0<H>O0<><>0<><KM>O<>O<>o<K^  Q)  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  iiiauirer.I        Winnipeg        Dawson  .' ~: 3Z&^73ZZ!VE%B&r5E^-!25?S��2S: "'.:������::.j9B3FsK*>  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  fOtij  ���PROVINCIAL  v w* ftp  Si'P.ciAi/riKS:    Checking   Smell  turns,     Concentration.   Cyanii!  Amalgamation Tests.  GREENWOOD.    :  Ke-  and  IS.  C.  ���jVrOTlCK is hereby (riven that Aynes Ethel  i;il���'- ----Wilson;-of the Cilyof Green wood,-hi the  ''lovinee of liritish Columbia, Tailorcss, has,  In- I>eeil of Assiirnnicnt bearinjr <latc the 20tli  ilay of September, M04. A.I)., assigned all lu 1  reiil and personal property credits and effects,  which niitflu be seized and sold under exei n  tiini. in James Smart llirnie, accountant, of the  ���-aid Citv of (liven .-.ood. in trust forthe purpose  wf p:iyii"i(f anc! satisfying rateably and propor-  1 ioiuiU'lv and without preference or priority all  the. creditors of ilie said Allies Bthel Wilson.  All creditors are re(|uired to lile with thesaid  assignee full particulars of all their claims  diilv proved as required b> the provisions of  the' '-Creditors Trust Deeds Act. 1902" and  .Hr.i'iidnie-:ls thereto, and the nature of tlte  securities, if anv, held by them, on or before  ilie 1.1th clay of' November, A.D. 190-1, after  v.iiicli date the assignee will proceed to distribute the assets amoii(! the parlies entitled  t hereto, liaviuj; regard only to the clainis of  .vliich he shall then have notice. .  A uieeliii(r of the creditors of the said A trues  KtlU'l Wilson will be held in tin: oflice of Arthur M. Whiteside, linrrister. Greenwood, B.C..  no Thursday llic 13.il day of October, A.I). 1904,  at the hour of three o'clock in the afternoon.  Dated the 27th day of September, A.D. 1904.  JAM IiS S. KIRN IE,'  Assignee  SUSE IN THE CITY  Nicely Furnished  Rooms.  Hot and Cold Baths  Free to Guests  9  0  0000000-0 o < '��� o'. 00 o o o 0  GRBEN, Proprietor.  ;000 rH>0000<XKXKXKKKXKfOOO<XKXXWJ  ses Soap  and evervl)od\  who uses our  speaks very liij^hl^v of it  Your money back if you don't like it.  if  H  1 i&t  ��2*  XJG CO.  GUFSS BLOCK  >.- imi'W ����ifc,T��i*�� Iff!** mm-*.  i&mmmmmm?ik$m  mmmMmm?mmmmmmmm  THE COST IS SMALL THE BENEFIT GREAT  QO  ucean  VALUABLE  INFORMATION.  Preemently the most Liberal Policy Ever Offered to the Public.  APPLY TO  ===== Limited, of London, England.  The Largest Accident and Sickness Company in  the World.   Nearly   One  Million   Dollars   Paid  in  Indemnities in Canada Alone Within the Last Eight . Years.    No   Medical   Examination   Necessary.  m ��w   /. fir  General  nsurance Agent  Wc are in receiot or official bullt'tiu [ tyAA^ ^-,-_-     .---,  No. 19 on mining in Kriti^li Columbia, | ^J^^��3!>^��!j>&  COPPER STREET (Opposite the Postoffice)  GREENWOOD. S. C  ^mMWsM  A7^yfr&r-\y'tr-AA!A^AA: IK-W?-/^''.'' f V''��� -���'��� BOUNDARY   OREEK    TIMES  . "V^WWAvAA^Wft  ST00KB BROS  Having- something1 else in  offer their well known  FT  For Sale  706 Acres  ISO acres suitable for cultivation  balance pastures and vang-e.  100 foot hay and cattle sheds.  First class fencing.  Extensive Hog pasture��� creek  running thro���well fenced���pig-  proof.  Young- Orchard just coming- into  bearing stock at option of purchaser.  SO acres Titnothy-Clover-Brotne  Grass.  Barns all floored���chicken and  root houses.  Current prices paid ranchers for i  dressed meats, etc.    Pork 8 to \  10c.    Beef 8  to 10c.   Eggs .35 <���>  t& 60c dozen.    Butter 35c lb. \  Oats SOc bushel,  bushel.  wheat $1.00  There's Money In Ranching at the  atove prices���you can't get away from  It. There is no section so well adapted  to stock raising or fruit growing (as  Boundary Creek) that produces so little  of what It consumes. Market at your  door.  The Freight is yours.  the Boundary for the  rancher is an empire of  ^ its own.  % Our market is protected on the East by  the C. P. R-, on the south by the Custom  House, on the West and North by Land  limited and undeveloped.  For further infotmation see  i   Five Miles North  of  Midway  RAILWAY.  The only all rail route between points east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane anil North-  port.  Effective June 14th. 1903.  LBAVE ARKIVB  8:45 a. m.           Spokane 6:15 p. in.  10:40 a. ni.           Rossland 4:35 p. 111.  7:20 a. ni.           Nelson 7:20 p. 111.  10:35 a. m. Grand Forks 4:00 p. m  8:30 a. m.         Republic 6:15 p. m.  In Connection With  *  TICKETS To All POINTS  SHORT  LIN ID TO  ST.   PAUL,    DULUTH.     fc NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO iniil ALL  ' OINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOM .<    VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all PACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and  Buffet Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains Daily 2  For rates, folders and  full   infurination   regarding   trips,  call   on   or  address  a agent  of the S. F. & N. Railway, or  H. A. Jackson, H. Brandt.  G. F. & P. A., C. P. & T. A.,  Spokane 7sl W Riverside Ave  Wash. Spokane, Wash  SALE OF LANDS FOR UNPAID   DELINQUENT TAXES IN KETTLE   RIVER   ASSESSMENT   DISTRICT,  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBJA  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Wednesday the 12th clay of October, A. D., 1904, at the hour of eleven o'clock  forenoon at the Court House, Fairview, B. C, I shall sell by Public Auction, the lands in the list hereinafter set  out, of the persons in the said list hereinafter set out, for the taxes remaining- unpaid by said persons on the thirty-  first clay of December, A. D., 1903, and for the costs and expenses of said sale, if the total amount due is not sooner  paid.  List Ahovk Mentioned.  Name of Person Assessed  Almquist, Wm,  Andrew, Chas. ...  Bell, J. T   Carev, F. H   D'Eath, W. L   Kerr, Jas   Kelsey, F   Tedrow, Lucian  Wood, Robert   (estate of).  Wheatley, J. :   Beaverdell Townsite Syndicate  Keremeos Townsite Syndicate .  Short Description of Property  Pre-emption No. 1602, C. G   Lot No 615, Group 1   Part of Lot 1545, Group 1   Lot 2454, Group 1   "SH'/i of N W# Sec. 35, T P 53   NJ< of N E^ Sec. 36, T P 53   Pre-emption No. 2S24, C. G   Lot 346. Group 1   Wl/2 Sec. 4, T P 66, C G   Lot 515, Group 1   Lot 2351, Group 1      Part of Lot 1466, Group 1   Block 2, Block 3. Lots 3-10, 13, 14,  15, 28-32, 37, 38, 40. 42-45, 49,  52, 53-57, 90-97. Block 4, Lots  1-19, 22-25, 2S-45. 49, 52-60, 62-  72, 75-78, 85-87, 100-102, 11-  113, Lots 1466, 1250, and part  of lot 1565. Group 1    Blocks 1-19, 33-35. 39-52, Block 20,  lots 1-16, 13, 14, 16, 17, Block 21,  lots 1-11, 16-18, Block 22, lot 1-  10, 13, 18-20, Block 23, lot 1-20,  Block 24, lot 1-20, Block 25, lot  1-20, Block 26, lot 1-8, 11-20,  Block 27, lot 1-5, 7-20, Block 28,  lot 9, 10, 13-20, Block 29, lot 5  7, 8, 11-16, 18-20, Block 30,. lot  3-20, Block 31, lot 1-20, Block 32,  lot 1-8, Block 36, tot 1-7, 9-20,  Block 37, lot 3-9, 11-20, Block 38,  lot 1-8, 11-20.  Delinquent Taxes  Taxes  16 00  4 80  4 80  12 80  12 00  4 80  9 60  25 50  48 00  6 40  18 20  92 00  Interest at  date of sale  72  20  20  60  54  20  40  15  00  30  82  4 14  Cost of  Expenses.  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  74 40  3 35  iTotal due  18 72  7 00  7 00  15 40  14 54  7 00  12 00  28 65  53 00  8 70  21 02  98 14  2 00  I NO. 29  Meets everv Wednesday evening  at 8:00 in the K. of P. Hall.  All Brothers welcome.  A. D. IIAI.I.KTT, A. S. KMBKKE,  K. Of K, and S. C.   C.  CANADIAN  . . RAILWAY .. .  Additional Selling Dates  79 75'  Fairview, B. C, 7th, September, 1904.  C. A. R. LAMBLY,  Assessor and Coi^ector,  Kettle River Assessment District,    . C.  A^BITORI^M  ��NE NIGHT ��NL��Y  Thiir. Oct.  First   Time    Here   of   the  "Hilarious Sufficiency"    : .:  y Friend From India'  H.  A, Du Souchet's Farcical Comedy  in three acts, interpreted by  WALKER'S COMEDIANS  A Company of Metropolitan Players under  the  management of Mr. C. P. Walker.  The mirror scene is one of the clevetest things ever done on the London  stage.���London Daily Chronicle.  "The funniest play of the season. Will make you laugh till the tears  roll down your cheeks."���N. Y. Herald.  PRICE $1.00 and 75 cts.  Reserved Seats at White Bros.  and Thomas' Dru(f storss.  ���S��R   ��*f��TEL  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.  *##��#)�� 4>��������#*����#9��e����*ft #��#��#����<���#����� *��*#*k#��*##��##*��*��**<i  Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111.  e AGENTS  PUR-  MINING    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT  CHASED   OR    "EVELOPED.  Notice is hereby fjiven that the  undersigned will not he responsible  for any bills contracted by Krank Mil-  ler.a minor, who left his home on the  19th instant.  Juix;i-; Mii.i.kk'.  Anaconda, 15.C, July 22nd, 1904.  FOR SALE  Six roomed house and out buildings,  situated on Everett avenue, Anaconda.  Lath and plastered throughout, good  cellar, Lynn Creek water at door. Can  be purchased cheap and on easy terms  Apply: li. J. CAMERON, on premises  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Bay' Fractional Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale District. Wherelocated: In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICK that I, Henry Fuller, Free  Miner's certificate No. B80586, acting for  self and as agent for David Manchester, Free  Miner's certificate No. B8059S. and Frederick  Hall, Free Miner's certificate No. B80S87, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining recorder for a certificateof 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 sueh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 1st day of August A. D., 1904,    HENRY FULLER.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Springfield" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Geeenwood Mining' Division of Yale District. Where located:���Iu Beaver Creek  Camo.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for James Napier Paton, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B621S6, and Ralph  Smales, Free Miner's Certificate No. B55521,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof to  apply to the Mining Recorder for aCertificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim  And further take notice that action, under  Sectioni 7,  m-jst  be  commenced   before  tlis  Issuance of such uertii--.ate of Impiovemeiw*,.  Dated this 3rd day of March, A. D., 1904.  I. H. Hallett,  ���  -���MINERAL=ACT'1896r���' ~=~  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  OWL Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District. Locaied  in Deadwood Camp joining the Tintic M 11  eral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson,  Free Mineis Certificate No. B. 5525C. acting for  self and as agent for George R. Naden. Free  Miners Certificate No. B 41655, John N. Greden,  Free Miners Certificate No. B 55145, and the  British America Development Co., Ltd., Free  Miners Certificate No. li 71612, iutend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate 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 befoie the  issuance of sucli Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of April, A. D., 1904.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  St. Louis, World's Fair  Rates  cite 11 a  On same dates reduced rate round  trip Excursion tickets will be  sold to all eastern points  TORONTO MONREAL  NEW YORK, Etc.  CHANGE OF TIME  OCTOBER 9th.  For   full  particulars apply  to loca  ag-ents.  E- R. REDPATH. Agent,  Greenwood.  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CATER,  A.G P.A. Vancouver D.P.A.Nelso   11.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Paymaster"^ MincraLClatm. situate , in__ the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: Near Beaverdell.  West Fork Kettle River.  '"PAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Wood, Free  1 Miner's Certificate No. BS541S, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Iniprovements for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant ofthe above claini.  And  further take notice that action,  under  section 3S, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Iniprovements  Dated this 1st dav of August, A. D., 1904.  ROBERT WOOD.  ���������������:-:����:-:~X"><":-:-:"X-:��:~:~:��:-:->  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICU  "VICEROY" Fraction Mining Claim, situate  In the Greenwood Mining Division of Vale  District. Where located: 111 Deadwood  camp, adjoining the No. 9 Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. John-  son, Free Miners' Certificate No. 11X0515,  acting for self and as agent for Charles II.  Tye, Free Miners' Certiiicate No. 15X5703; 1'at  Hickey, Free Miners' Certificate No. US(M96,and  Duncan Mcintosh, Free Miners' Certificate No.  B85697,inteiid sixty days from the date hereof,to  apply to the Mining Recorder fora Certificate  oflmprovements, forthe purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And fuither take notice, that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of August, A. D. 1904.  Sydney M. Johnson.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "UTE" Fractional Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood miuing division of Yale  district.    Where located:   In Copper camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw, agent  for John Moran, Free Miners* Certificate  No. B. 80433, intend, sixty days from the date-  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificateof improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grantof the aboYe claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced befoie the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of July, A. D. 1904.  C. -E. Shaw P. ,L. S-  BOARD  Comfortable Rooms.  Everything First Class-  THE  SWAYNE  HOUSE  Silver Street,  Greenwood,  ^���<~x~x~x~x~x~x~x��<x~x~X'  *  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  II II  0. S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE   MILK   AND  CREAM  Delivered  Daily to any part  of the citv.  K  BsmBananmnnHn BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  "Boundary SMines in-1904  have Mined  615,077 Tons  all of  which   has   been  treated at local smelters  BETTER  TERMS.  The Hon. L. J. Tweedie. premier of New Brunswick, lit the  close of an address at Vancouver  last week, took occasion to say  that on the authority of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the Dominion of  Canada would grant better terms  to the provinces of the Dominion.  We are not concerned with the  rig-hts of the other provinces at  this moment, but we are pleased  to have the statement from so  authoritative a source. British  Columbia relations with the Dominion have long- needed readjustment and we are glad to know  that the government of the day  sees its way now clear to harmonize the inconsistencies that  have so long obtained. If the  other provinces deserve better  terms much more so does this sea  of mountains, so large, so sparsely settled and so remote from  federal headquarters. British  Columbia with its great stretch  of sea coast, its ranges of mountains and its immense territory is  an expensive country to open, an  expensive country to settle, an  expensive country to govern. We  are sure the province asks no  favors because it is a younger son  of the family with curtailed privileges, but it does ask for the  share that belongs to it.  HOW THE PARTIES STAND.  These are the days when people  are recalling the standing of the  parties in the Dominion house of  commons. For the information  of those who do not know the  exact composition of the house  when dissolved recently we submit the following table:  Lib. Cons.   lud.  Vacant  Ontario    37 53 1 1  Quebec    55 7 1 2  N. Scotia     15 5  N. Brunswick   -8 6  P. E. Island.      3 2  Manitoba     .231 I  N. W. T        4           ''~Hi''CT'-.~:7~~r :'-'~a ���a-������j--���---  Yukon       1           129       77 4 4  Owing to the redistribution' of  seats based on the last census the  new house will have the following change in representation:  Quebec will retain the original  number 65, Ontario will have 86  seats instead of 92, Nova Scotia  18 instead of 20, New Brunswick  14 instead of 13, and Prince Edward Island 4 instead of 5. The  ten seats so obtained go to the  West. Manitoba gets 10 instead  of 7, the Territories 10 instead of  4, aud British Columbia 7 instead  of 6.  The results of the approaching  election remain to be seen, but  nobody appears able to detect  where any change can come to  materially alter the relative positions of the two parties.  EDITORAIL   RAGE  DUNCAN   ROSS,    MANAGING   EDITOR  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  1-+   'W*'   1<*  .^^     *�������������     ^/#s  $2.00 PER ANNUM IN ADVANCE.  The  Times Job  Printing  "Department  Is The Leader  For Neat, Clean and attractive Printing  YALE-CARIBOO.  This constituency is an important one from its size and constantly increasing population; its  mining prospects, which are not  yet fully developed; its timber  ranges the value of which is con-  stantly increasing; its mild and  urenial climate, with its tens of  thousands of fertile land suitable  for agricultural and pastoral pursuits, as we'll as the unexampled  fruit "rowing capabilities mark-  it as being in a few short years  the ideal home of a thickly settled  and prosperous community. This  is no dream or far-fetched prediction, but a bold statement of  what within the next decade will  be an accomplished fact. Each  elector can do a little towards the  attainment of this desirable end,  the first and foremost of present  duties being to cast our votes for  good aud honest government,  without which no nation can. be  expected to prospecr.  That government is the one  which Sir Wilfrid Laurier is  chief, and his representative in  that constituency is Duncan Ross  the  Cariboo.-  M.   P.   for   Yale-  -Okanagau Herald. .  PEACE AND WAR.  The discussion and resolutions  of the recent Peace Congress at  Boston appear out of joint with  the war spirit oi" the age and the  history the world has been making of late. Ever since the czar's  dream of universal peace was  heralded to the world the nations  appear to have been disquieted.  Ships and armament have beeu  constructed as never before.  The United States have had war,  serious war, east and west; Great  Britain has called her sons from  every colony to battle iu Africa;  Russia and Japan are at this  moment engaged in one of the  bloodiest wars of the centuries.  Peace sounds well and could it  be equitably secured, would mean  much for the world, but with  human and national greed remaining as now war now and  then appears inevitable.  Peace congresses grow out of  the purer, better life of the  people, but the business temper  of a nation will still build and  equip arsenals and launch ever  enlarging warships with their  death-dealing equipment.  small holdings. The excellent  climate, the mild winters and the  choice fruit of the Okanagan are  fast converting the ranges into  orchards. Al Peachland the  Lambly ranch of 400 acres has  been subdivided into 70 tracts  and these are being rapidly sold.  Large numbers of people wearied  of the cold of Manitoba and the  Northwest find the Okanagan the  paradise of which they haddream  ed but   never believed existed.  An option has recently been  acquired on the Ellis range for a  syndicate of-eastern people with  the view of subdividing it into  small tracts. The figures named  in the consideration run well up  into the hundreds of thousands,  but once subdivided into small  holdings the tract will realize'  several millions. British Columbia fruit stands well in England  and this year captured the popular heart at the Winnipeg f?ir  aud the Okanagan is pre-eminently the fruit section of the  province.  NUGGETS FROM THE INDEPENDENT  PACTS FOR ELECTORS.  Never were manufacturers   so  busy.  Never did workingmeu get better wages.  A GOOD SIGN.  -Large -areas ^f -laud- in'"the  Okanagan  are  being cut up into  Never   were   workingmeu    so  much in demand.  Never   did   Canada    loom    so  largely in the eyes of the world.  Never were the farmers so well  to do, so happy and so comfortable.  The last seven years under  Liberal rule have been marked  by unprecedented progress and  prosperity.  Greater progress has been made  during the last eight years than  during the eighteen-years of-Con-  servative administration.  REAL TERMS OF THE  RAILWAY OONTRAOT  "The people of Canada have provided nine-tenths of the  capital, yet they do not participate in the profits, control the  rates, or have have any voice in the road's management."���Mail  and Empire report of Mr. Borden's speech.  There are four statements here and thejr are all untrue. The  people of Canada do not provide nine-tenth of the capital to  build the National Transcontinental Railway; they do participate in the profits; they do control the rates; they do have a  voice in the management of the road.  The people of Canada provide all the capital for the eastern division of the railway���from Winnipeg to Moncton���but  that is little, if anything, more than half the capital required  for the whole line. This is absolutely all the capital they provide, and they will own the division -they build; the rest or the  capital is furnished by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, which constructs and owns the western division.  The people of Canada do participate in the profits of the  whole line to the amount of three per cent, on the cost of construction of the eastern half of it, whatever that may be.  The people of Canada have a very effective control over  rates, not merely through the Railway Commission, with its as  yet undetermined but ui.doubtedly great powers, but also  through Parliament, which has absolute jurisdiction over the  carrying out of the contract.  The people of Canada have a good deal to say about the  management of the road. They fix the standard of efficiency  which has to be lived up to in the construction of the western  division; they fix the minimum of rolling stock to be assigned  to the eastern division; they have secured running rights for  the Government railway and other railways over the Transcontinental line; and through the Railwav Act they exercise a very  potent control over aspects of the management too numerous to  be here specified.���Toronto Globe.  The labor vote, as a transferable quantity in a national election, is a myth. It is governed  by general part}r sentiment and  not by walking delegates.  The province cannot go ahead  until its fiscal relations- with Ottawa are improved. Our political relations are a little too intimate. This is the season that  the province gets the worst of it.  The idea that working-men,  and particularly organized laborers, can be compelled by labor  leaders to vote for this or that  party is utterly erroneous, and  nobody knows this better than  the labor leaders themselves.  This notion that the labor vote  can be transferred, like an old  hat, from candidate, to candidate  or from party to party by dickering with leaders is as false as it  is dishonorable. It is as reliable  and staple as is the vote of any  class in the country. It is customary, just before elections, for  labor leaders to pu<- themselves  forward as controlling the labor  vote, and to be ready to bargain  for its delivery; but they are  never able to "deliver the goods."  There is no vote in the country  that is less deliverable, and who  ever tries*, to bargain for or to deliver it is either a fool or a rogue.  THE PUBLIC DEBT.  In the last budget speech, Finance Minister Fielding estimated the public debt per head of the  population at $46.31 on the 30th  of June, 1904, as compared with  $50.61 on the 30th June, 1896, the  last year of Conservative rule.  r   ��-.  , -ft  *k;  To The Electors  of Yale-  Cariboo:  As the Liberal candidate in this  electoral district, I respectfully solicit  your vo*es and influence.  No attempt will be made to discuss  the g-eneriil issues of the campaign in  this address. Since receiving the Liberal nomination in January last, I  have visited many parts of the riding  and made myself thoroughly acquaint  ed with its requirements. This work  will be continued until election day  but owing to the large extent of territory to be covered it is a.physical impossibility to visit all sections or personally interview all the electors. I  therefore avail myself of thisoppor-  tuni.y to ask for vour suffrage.  Permit me to direct your attention to  some matters of local importance.  Yale-Cariboo fully warrants the expen  diture of public money in its development. The government has already  done much in this direction. It has  granted aid to several lit;es of railway;  government owned t.-leirraph and telephone lines have been constructed; the  necessary raonev nns been voted to  secure telephonic communication  through the rich Nicola :md Similkameen districts, at id telegraphic communication between Vernon and Kelowna. In order tliat the practically  inexhaustible mineral, timber and  agricultural resources of the district  may be fully developed, this policy of  governmental aid   must   be continued.  It is important that Yale-Cariboj shall  return as iis member one who can  direct the attention of the government  to matters of vital importance to the  district and who will support the government in its aggressive policy of development. It is particularly important that the electors of this-riding  should show llieir appreciation of the  government's broad, statesmanlike  plan of constructing anothei transcon  tinenlal railway which will be the  chief factor in opening up the northern  portion of the riding. Branch lines to  connect with the southern transcontinental lines will surely follow and the  whole interior of the povincewill be  opened up.  Briefly, my policy, so far as Yale-  Cariboo is concerned, is a policy of development of all its important sections.  With a leader whose record fills with  pride all people of this country, irrespective of party affiliations; supporting  a government whose eight years of  wise, progressive administration has  placed Canada in a proud position  among the nations of the world, and  at the same time has more closely connected the ties which bind us to the  mother country, and fully endorsing a  policy which means so much to the  western portion of the Dominion, and  more particularly to the District of  Yale-Cariboo, I await with confidence,  your verdict.  Yours very sincerely.  Duncan Ross.  Greenwood. Oct. 6th. 1904. BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  dl  STEWART  SUPPORTS  Laurier  Government   and  Liberal Candidates  Believes They Will Be Returned by  Large Majorities.  J. \V. Stewart, the well known railway contractor who is building the  Great Northern railway into Phoenix  and whose company has other large  railway contracts in different parts of  the Dominion, has given an interview  to the press which is of particular interest to the electors of Yale-Cariboo  and Kootenay. Mr. Stewart is at present in Winnipeg and he, in common  with a large number of successful  business men who heretufore have  taken no active interest in politics,  has expressed his intention of fighting  this time for Laurier, progress aud development. The telegraphed interview-  says:���  "Mr. J. W. Stewart, a prominent  railway contractor, has just announced  himself as an enthusiastic supporter of  the Laurier government, and as one  who will exert every legitimate influence in his power to ensure the succes  of all the Liberal candidates in Manitoba, the Northwest aud British Columbia. He is the leading member of  the firm of J. W. Stewart & Co., with  a monthly pay roll at present exceeding seven thousand names. An idea;  of the magnitude of the operations of  the company may be gained from a-  recital of the list of railway contracts  it is now engaged in carrying out:  C. P. R. line. Toronto to Sudbury,  Ontario, 220 miles; reducing the grades  between Fort William and Winnipeg;  Areola brauch of the C. P. R., 113  miles; Pheasant Hills extension of the  C. P. R.. 60 miles; Moose Jaw, Swift  Current, C. P. R. cut-off, 100 mi'es;  Lacombe extension of C. P. R., 25  miles; WeUiskiwin extension of the  C. P. R., 25 miles; Clanwilliam cut-off,  C. P. R., west of Revelstoke;  B.C.; Great Northern railway, extension from Morrissey to Fernie, B. C ;  Great Northern .extension from Grand  Forks to Phoenix, B   C 25 miles.  It was his appreciation of the possibilities of theCanadian west, combined  with devotion to duty, that ensured  him a successful career from the very  outset. A civil engineer bv profession,  the early eighties saw him on the C. P.  R. surveys between Winnipeg and the  coast. He has traversed on foot ihe  entire distance between tlioso two  points, gaining by personal experience  an unsurpassed knowledge of the resources of Western Caua'da. At the  age of 20 years Mr. Stewart was in the  Rockies directing the work of construction under Mr. James Ross, the well  known contractor who built the principal sections of the. C.. P. R. between  Winnipeg and the Selkirks. Later he  successfully engaged in railway construction contracts ou his own account  both in Canada and the United States.  His firm built most of the C. P. R.  lines and branches in southern liritish  Columbia and has now two thousand  men at work ei'tistrueling the Great  Northern railway extension froniGrand  Forks to Phoenix. Although a Liberal  by conviction Mr. Stewart has hitherto  never taken any active part in politics.  His decision to ei'ler tin- fray, as he  explains himself, wa^iarge'y prompted  by patriotic motives. The prosperity  that has prevailed under the Liberal  regime, the absolute necessity of ihe  continuance of a well directed immigration policy, the security of capilal  under existing conditions, and the railway policy of the government, arc the  principal factors that have resulted in  Mr. Stewart's publicly championing  the Liberal cause. The Conservatives  in his opinion, should be given their  quietus if ouy for their leactionary attitude towards, the Canadian west, and  their visionary and unpractical policy  of state owned transcontinental railway .  "The Laurier government wi'l tie returned to power by a larger majority  than ever," said Mr. Stewart last  night. "I speak especially from a  knowledge of Manitobe, the Northwest  and British Columbia. The people  have too  much  common sense to ex  change a stable, progressive government forthe uncertainties of Conservative rule under small minded leaders  who cannot even agree among themselves in regard to half the vital issues  of tlie day. Since Sir Wilfrid Laurier  assumed power, Canada lias entered  upon a new phase of life and national  development that is attracting worldwide attention. The average citizen  does not have to read blue books and  statistics to see that good times prevail.  Prosperity is here. It is a vital, dominant fact, and the enormous expansion  of trade and industry, so apparent from  the Atlantic to the Pacific, has been  largely due to the business-like tariff  and immigra'.ion policy of the Laurier  government. The influx of settlers  into the west i.s one of the greatest  phenomena of the twentieth century.  It is a movement that has no bounds.  I believe that the influx each succeeding year will increase at a cumulative  rate if the direction of national affairs  remains in the hands of the Liberals.  "The west has especial reason to  feel proud nf its cabinet minister, Hon.  Clifford Sifton, who as minister of the  interior has promulgated and carried  out an immigration programme that is  worthy of all admiration and praise.  I do not even know Him personally,  but I must admit as a Canadian that I  have followed his career with unbounded admiration. It would be well for  the Dominion if it possessed a few  more men of the force and breadth of  vision of Mr. Sifton. By his untiring  efforts the minister of the interior has  rendered not only the west but all  Canada a service of priceless value.  "The liberals should be continued in  office," added Mr. Stewart, "if only for  their statesmanlike transcontinental  railway policy. The bargain is a first-  class one in every respect and will ensure the opening of regions abounding  in varied resources, equal if not superior to those existing in the sections  tributary to the main line of the C. P.  R. This is not merely hearsay because  I speak from a personal knowledge of  a large portion of the western section  of the proposed route. I know the  great grain belt it will traverse, and  in British Columbia am familiar with  the Lillooet and Cariboo districts,  whose resources can scarcely be enumerated. I refer to scores of fertile  agricultural valleys, rich grazing  lands, vast timber reserves, and a mining region possessing lode and placer  gold mines, coal, copper, iron, asbestos  Continued on page 6.  DR MATHISON    DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD  -  -  B C  THE  WatchStore  ALL KINDS  ALL QUALITIES  ALL PRICES  And  Each Watch  the latest of its  kind, whatever the  kind.  We   mend   watches too  mend them in  the right  way.  A. LOGAN & CO.,  Greenwood, B. C.  SCHOOL BOOKS  SCHOOL BOOKS  SCHOOL BOOKS  Complete stock oi: Text  Books, Scribblers Exercise Books, Pencils, etc.  ROCK BOTTOM PRICES  COLES & FRITH  Books,    Stationer)-,   Cigars,  Wall Papers, Etc.  rg^SgjSs?   BOUNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  ^'M^- No. 38.1.0. 0. F.  Meets every   Tuesda}- Kveuinu; at X 00 in  the  I. O. O. F. Hall.     A  cordial iuvi union is ex  tended to all sojourning bretlierti.  G. R. Nauisk. 1'KliI) 11. Hoi.mhs.  N. G. Ree.-See.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT & SHAW  Barristers, Soucitoks,  Notaries Pprtr.ie.  Caliie Address :       hallktt."  Conns  Bedford M'Neill's   Grbf.nwooo,  Moreiiifr & Neal's c  Leiber's.  I. H.   HALLETT.  H. C. SHAW.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Soucitoks,  Notaries Pubuc, Etc  Offices: Wallace-Miller block, Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown. J. P. Mellon.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell-Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    and    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,   :      : ., .-       ;    B..  C.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  ,   Aining and Engineering Surveys.  Underground Work a Specialty.  .Vood Block (next Customs office.)  GREENWOOD. B. C  MORTGAGE SALE  MORTGAGE    SAI/13   OF   VALUABLE  RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY  Undo* and by virtue of the power of sale contained iu a certain mortgage which will be  produced at the time of sale, there will be for  sale by public auction by W. G. Gaunce, in  front of the Mart at the City of Greenwood.  Uritish Columbia, on Saturday tlie 2')th day of  October,-WWyat-no'cloek-iioiiivtliei foi lowing  property in '.he Citv of Greenwood, to wii:  Lot 6",. Block 25,' Map 34 iu the Sub. of Dist.  Lot 711; on which is erected a neat one story  cottage at the corner of Church and Ida streets.  For further particulars and conditions of sale  apply to Harris & Uull, Bank of 13. N. A.,  Blujf., Vancouver, vendor's Solicitors, or to  \V. G. Gaunce Greenwood, B. C.  27th September, 1904.  Notice to   Creditors  In the matter of the Estate of John Sullivan  late of Boundary District. Kettle River,  near town of Midway, British Columbia.  Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby Riven pursuant to the  "Tr stees and Executors Act" that all  creditors and others having clainis airaiust the  estate of the said John Sullivan wlio died on  or about the l'Hh day of February A. I). l')D2.  are required on or before the 1st day of October  A. I). l'J04, to semi by post prepaid or deliver lo  the undersigned their Christian and surnames,  addresses ami descriptions, the full particulars  of their claims, duly veritlcd, Uie statement of  tlieir accounts, and the nature of the securities  !if anv) lield bv them.  AND KUK'l'HKR TAKE NOTICK that after  such last mentioned date the executor will pro.  need to distribute the assets of the said deceased  amongst the parties entitled thereto having  regard only to the clainis ol which lie shall  then have notice and thai thesaid exetitors will  not be liable for the said assets or any pari  thereof lo any person or persons of whose  claims notice sliall uoi have beeu received hy  li��� in at tlie lime of such distribution.  Dated thislfuh dav of Jmi" A. I). 1904.  McPHlLLIPS' WOOTTOX & BARNARD.  Of Hank of Montreal Chambers.Victoria U. C.  Solicitors for the executor ot the last will of  the said deceased.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  "Strathmore," "Caliao, and "Nelson" Mineral  Claims   situ ite in the Greenwood   .Minium  Divisio of Yale District.     Where  located:  In   Providence Camp, near to Ihe Defiance  mineral claini.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Elizabeth Galloway,  of Greenwood aforesaid,Free Miner's Certiiicate  No.BSS756, intend.sixtv days from the 'late hereof, to apply to theMininir Recorder for n Certiiicate of Improviinetits.  for  the  purpose of  nb-  taininir Crown Grants ou the above claims.  And further take notice that   action,   under  section   37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Iniprovements.  Dated  this  loth day of September. A.D. 1M04.  EDIZABETII   GALLOWAY.  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*:  CF*  CF*  <��?  <��*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up; $14,000,000.  Rest.  1��  $10,000,001).  President.    Lord Stkatiico.na and Mount Kuyai..  Vice-President:    Hon. Gkokou A. Dhummond.  General Manager :    E. S   Ci.ol-ston.  Branches in London, Eng. \ci"er"i..PrSda.!��� Sew York,. Chicago.  Buy  and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers : ������rant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available iu any part'.of tlie world.  Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.  *&�����  ?E$M  THECANADIAN RAE OF COMMERCE  With Which is Amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up capital $   8,700,000  Rest       3,000,000  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over      83,000,000  London Office.  60 Lombard St. E. C.  16 EXCHANGE PLACE  In addition the Bank has 107 branabes and agencies in Canada aud  the  United  Sl.UesA  including the following in British Columbia and the Yukon Territorv. i  New York Agency      h[!b.-Walker ' Agents-  NANAIMO, ��� VANCOUVER,  NELSON. VICTORIA.  N.WESTMINSTER, WHITE HORSE,  ATLIN. GREENWOOD.  CRANBROOK, JKAMLOOPS.  DAWSON, LADYSMITH,  I ERNIE.  Branches in the United States:  new york;     san francisco.     Portland.    Seattle,    skagway  deposits received. excliaii*u-e;-bou{rhl   and  sold  aud everv description of   tiankiiiu-!  business transacted, GREENWOOD" BRANCH,  W- ALLISON. Manager.  ���$ 4�� 4�� <$��� 4> 4* 4* 4* 4�� 4* 4* *$��� ���& ���$��� # 4* 4* "J? 'fr 4* 4* *k 4* 4* 4* 3?  Mines  REPRESENTING:        (  The  Phoenix Fire Assttr-)  ance Co. of London, Eng-.  Real  Stocks  \ Liverpool and London and '  1 Globe Insurance Company.,  [The British   America  Assurance Co.,  of Toronto.  1 The Caandian Birkbeckj  [In-vestment and Saving's j  'Co.  ��^  Estate  GEORGE   R.   NADEN  MANAGER  rl% wT-o <M& nfii t&a tjrU ��?�� *M* fc��* *M. t& iM. t& Jf* t& .M. t&t t& 1JK4 *$�� iA> tf�� tM. tj�� 9M. ,  f&3  ^������^���t**!***^**!*^!4*!************* C#**^!**I^��***^5m^^J^^ ���!*������* ���J**t#C**I* ��>^*t**>*i*��I**!**!**!**!**i*  DEALERS IN  ���JLVJL^ V " "-'-'--���r ft**/���-~--iJ -jsjcji^Mr  'S,4  ��rVJ  I LINOLEUMS, ETC. \  *     COPPER. STREET, GREENWOOD,    j;  ���> *  GRAND F0RKS,--PH0ENIX--GREENWOOD  AILY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood 6 a.  in.    Arrives'at Phoenix 7 a.m., Grand Forks 10.30 a.m.  Loaves Grand Forks 3.45 p. ni., Phoenix 7 p.m.,   arrives in Greenwood 8 p. m.  Fare-Grand Forks ��3.00.      Greenwood to Pl-^enix SI.00     Phoenix to  Greenwood 50 cents.  Great Northern express rates   made known at ollice.  J. F. ROYER, Manager.  si  WHY RUN THAT OLD MACHINE WHEN YOU CAN TRADE  IT FOR A NEW DROP HEAD  SINGER AND PAY THE BALANCE MONTHLY  The Singer leads and can be bought on you own terms. If  that will not do, try our stock of second hand machines of all  makes.    A full stock of needles and sundries for all standard  makes.  SINGER MANUFACTURING CO,  * OFFICE AT:  * T. M. Gulley & Co.'s Furniture Store.  N. H   LAMONT. Agent.  0  A  a  *  *  ��  *  a  ��  ��  ���i  ��  a  ��  a  a  a  a BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  Bargains���Bargains  The GREATEST on Earth \  New Tron Beds, Springs, Mat-  , trasses. Dining, Rocker and  Children's Chairs. Dressers,  Wash Stands, Sideboards. Bureaus, Extension, Common and  Centre Tables, Couches, Bed  Lounges. Kitchen Queens, Cupboards, Window Shades and  Poles. Toilet Sets. All lines of  Dishes. Cooking- and Heating  Stoves, etc., etc.  WE WANT YOUR OL,D GOODS  L. WHITE  "NEW STORE"  National    Hotel   Block.  STEWART TALKS  Continued from  page 3  STANBARB  BATH TUBS  XXX AND XXX  LAVATORIES  B.   W.   BISH0P  PLUMBER  mica, phosphate and cinnibar in enormous abundance. I have personally  visited most of the regions 1 have just  described in outline. The building of  the Grand Trunk Pacific, apart from  affording employment to thousands of  men, will open up for settlement a  country whose superior does not lie out  of doors,"  Mr. Stewart takes a special interest  in the contest in British Columbia,  mainly on account of the warm friendship existing between himself and  several of the liberal candidates.  "I feel confident the liberals will  have a walk-over in British Columbia"  resumed Mr. Stewart. "The conservatives out west are divided on the  railway question, many oi them being  strongly in favor of the liberal policv.  This is especially apparent in Yale-  Cariboo. The people in the northern  part of Cariboo are eagerly awaiting  the commencement of operations, anc1,  are almost a unit for the government,  fearing that a conservative victory  would rob them of the railway, or result in a postponement: of construction  for many years.  "I am heartily supporting my old  friend "W. A. Galliher, the liberal can  didate in Kootenay. Mr. Galliher has  done splendid service at Ottawa and  t'xere is no question of his re-election  by a majority of over one thousand.  He is popular with all classes. To him  is largely clue the credit of impressing  upon the government the wisdom of  granting a bonus to the silver-lead industry. The transformation effected  by that legislation has had a magical  effect in stimulating the output and in  giving employment to hundreds of  miners. The Canadian silver lead industry is now on a firm basis, having  been freed from the domination of the  American lead trust,   which   until   the  1904 Catalogue of complete Home Furnishings mailed free to any  address���1568 illustrations, valuable information. It will help yon  to furnish even if you  do not buy of us.  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA, B. C.  S.BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL      WATCJIMAKUK       AND  jKWKI/USK.  All work guaranteed    GREENWOOD.  i/  THE  Luxury  of a  BATH...  id lot Water in 90 Seconds  IN BEACH Oc EVERYONE.  See the wonderful YOHO  WATER HEATER, the latest  invention,  at  Hunter-Kendrick Co.,  LIMITED.  Sole  Agents,   Greenwood. B. C.  Boundary Ore Shipments.  Granby Mines   Mother Lode   B. C. Mire   Snowshoe   Sunset   Oro Denoro   1900  64 533  5 340  19 444  297  1901  ...      231 862  99 548  47 517  1 731  SOO  1902.  310 601  141 326  14 727  20 800  8 010  1903  393 718  130 492  19 365  71 212  IS 731  IS 537  3 339  1904  421 400  139 876  Week.  9 510  3 680  I  132  1 470  Y  405  14 538  2 183  1  Brooklyn   ISO  V  150  560  650  1 040  X  R. Bell  T 076       '.  2 250  1 200  29 009  3 026  346  1 756  305  661  246  20  1 120  *  ���?  ���?  ���?  *  <>  <>  z  ��  > >  <>  <��  < >  < >  < >  <>  Emma   Winnipeg   Golden Crown  7 900  785  625  22 937  2 435  5 646  Athelstan and Jack Pot   King Solomon   No. 37    850  665  58  Citv of Paris   2 000  325  172  Elkhorn     400  993  167  Providence   E. P. U. Mines and Gold Finch  Rhoderic Due   Rubv, Boundary Falls   Carmi, West Fork  160  80  890  Jewel, Long Lake   Brey Fogle   Mountain Rose   350  99  222  760  33  20  S69  Reliance   569  Bay   *  Miscellaneous   3 230  99 730  Total Tons    389 000  507 811  682 541  615 075  16 069  first ye^r, 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 direction of the creek or gulch,  the width being 1,000 to 2,000. All  other placer claims shall be 200 feet  sail."'1  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  'Uarnato" and "Uaruato Fractional" Mineral  situate in the Greenwood Mining  ciaims,  Division  of Yale District.  Horseshoe Mountain.  Wliere located:  TAKE NOTICE that we,  Victor  R.  Swanson and Samuel T. Larson, Pice Miner's  Certificate Nos. HS0579 and I3S0320, intend,  sixty days from the date Iiereof, to apply to  tho Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining crown  If rants of tlie above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicates of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of September, A. D.. l'JOl.  VICTOR R. SWANSON.  SAMUEI, T. LARSEN.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  I "Boston," "St. Louis" and "Toronto" Mineral  i        Clainis,   situate  in the Greenwood  Mining  passage of the lead bounty, tyrannical- i Division of YaleDistrict. Where located:  ... . ,   !        On Cranberry creek.  ly regulated the output of  the  Canad  ian  mine  owners.     In   the   west  course  gets  his  shtii  the   changed  condition,  ars  and ant  her   honors   in   the  TAKE NOTICE that I. A. E. Ashcroft, acting as agent for John   N  Greden.  Free  .,,,., . ... , Miner's   Certificate No.   I3S0547, intend,  sixtv  (jalhher  Of   course   gets   his   share  Of . days from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-  ererlit   for    the   chaiurprl   condition      T I "ie Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  credit   rot    tne   cnailgeci   condition.    -����� | fol  Uie purpose of obtainiuH-a Crown Grant of  have known him for   vears   and atltici- | the above claims.  And further take  notice that action, under  section 37,   must   be  commenced   before    the  issuance of such  Certiiicate of  Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of October. A. 1)., 1904.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P.L.S.  ���eJJ��    ���������,  pate for   him    hi_  political world.  "I :iis<��� regard the eli.-i-.ti.in i.f an- '  other irieiid. Mr. Uuuc.ui Kuss uf '  Greenwood. B C, ilie iiber.il candid-  ale i.i Yah: Cariboo, ;is a foregone con i  elusion. Mr. Ross is tlie editor of the |  Boundary Creek Times and very pop-j  uhtr with all classes. He received enthusiastic receions everywhere during i  his recent tour of the riding, which bj' :  the way,   embraces   more   area   than   QEALED TENDER* addressed to the l>ost-  i v_J    master General, will  be  received at  Ot-  Etlgland and Scotland combined.     His ' tavra until Noon, on  Friday,7th October next  ..   .. ,     ���      ���..    ,    ,,.i������..��� ������,i I for the conveyance of Her Majesty's Mails, on  journalistic experience, popularity and ! a  ,)roposl.d -Contract  for  four  years, twelve  wide knowledge will soon bring him to ; times per week each way. between Anaconda  �� ��� and Greenwood from 1st November next.  the front at Ottawa. .     Printed notices containing furtlier iuforma-  ,,��T    ,,               i     ,-     ii _������t���j     t\t..   i tion as to conditions of proposed Contract mav  "No,"     emphatically replied     Ml. - be seell alld blallIf lorlmRyot Tender may be  Stewart to a pointed   question.    ' I am. j obtained at the Post Offices ot Anaconda and  1 : Greenwood and at tliisofhce  not using  or  going to  use any undue ' PosT office Inspkctors Office i  influence   with   mv   employees during   Vancouver, u. c., 26th Aug-.. 1904. f  ���u ��� ��,r" * tu -���   ���     ! JOHN R. GREENFIELD,  the campaign.    Many of them   are  on : Post Office Inspector  the voters'   list.     I assume that they I   have enoug-h commonsense^to"realize  the difference between the general  policies of the respective parties. Anv  voter will think twice before supporting the conssrvatives because he will  be voting against his own self-interest  and would  be  contributing  his share  .-!._-.^^���.,.^-J-,.-NOTI 0 E ���-   IN THE MATTER of the Railway Act. and  Amending Acts, and Iu the Matter of the  Columbia and Western Railway Compan3'  and portion of Lot 534, Group 1, Osoyoos  Division, Yale District, Britisli Columbia.  TVTNOTICE IS HEREBY   GIVEN that the   said Railway Company is the owner and  in psssession of its Right of Way over the sub-  towards shaking the foundations of i divided portion of the West Half of tliu above  ...,., . .   .,-  ,     : described lot. as shown ou the mat) or plan of  the prosperity that has been establish-; tlle  mainline of   the Columbia and   Western  ed in Canada largely by the wise  policy and statesmanlike administration of the liberals under Sir Wilfrid  Laurier."  NOTICE.  A special meeting  of   the   Hoard   of  Licence        .     .    -     ,     -  Commissioners for the llotiudarv Creek Licence   paid into Conn  District will be held ill the Police ollice. Grand  Forks, ou Thursday, October I3th, I9U4, at the  hour of seven o'clock in the afternoon, to consider tlle application of Alex. McPherson and  lieoi-ge Wellwnod for a liquor licence under tlie  Licence Ad, l'KK). for the (Jiieeu's lintel at  lloimilary Falls, IS. C. situate ou lots No. IJ. '.3.  14 and 15," in lilock Ii in the Chrisliausmi addition tu lloundarv Falls,  (irauil Forks. October 3rd, 1-IU4.  J. A. DINSMORF.  Chief Licence Inspector.  Railway, on file at the Land Registry Office at  Kamloops, by virtue of an agreement in writ-  iiijir dated the Sill day of Aiyjust, A. D., 1S9S.  made between Edward Ruckle and Francis  Ruckle of the one part and lite said Rail way  Company of the other part, according to the  provisions of the Railway Act,51 Vict., Chapter  29, and Amending Acts, an authentic copy  whereof is liled iu the office of tlie Clerk of the  Comitv Court of Yale, at Greenwood in tlie said  Comity.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the  sum of S262.40, the amount of compensation for  tlie ��airt.lau<ls.*aml interest  thereon, has been  and  all  persons claiming all  interest iu or entitled lo the said lauds or any  part, thereof are required lo file tlieir claims t"  thesaid compensation ���r the portion thereof to  which they may claim to he emitted, in tin-  said ollice.  Dated this 9th dav of Seutember, A. D. 19114.  A. M. WHITESIDE,  Solicitor for tlie Columbia and  Western Railway Company,  'lo Edward Ruckle, Francis Ruckle, tlie Grand  Forks Townsite Company and lo a!l others  whom it mav concern.  a  *     *0  : t**f��,j;;;;ji;i^i  t�� a *s * * ft ?.! ���;- ss�� v  '������  The Finest  Turnouts  in Boundary  Crec  District.  Extra  ;-. / *y.y> .*  .-,..  ..:t,\  mis  Fitted  For Long  Drives.  ������,  iannerman $ Ztm%..  Proprietors.  *  f Our Phone Number is    -      -----    13. %  i i  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 S10 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.  Quart'/..���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 S7.50  per annum for an individual, and from  350 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 clays 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 S10O must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  S500 has been expended or paid, the  has been expended or paid, the locator  may, upon having a survey made, and  upon complying- with the other requirements, purchase tlie land at SI.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 patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of royalty on the sales not exceeding five pet-  cent.  "-"-Placef'-Miningv -Maiiitoba"~and the  N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���Placer mining claims general lv  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, S5 renewable yearly. On the North Saskatchewan river clainis 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 l> ���  obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N. W. 1\, excepting the Yukon Territory.���A free miner may obtain only two leases of five miles each  fora term of twenty ytjirs, renewable  in the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The le.-see's right i.s confined tothe  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 clainis, except on the  Saskatchewan river, wliere the lessee  may dredge to high water marl- on  each alternate leasehold.  Tlie Kssee shall have a dredge in  uperatiiiii within one seas-m from the  date of tho lease for i.-acli five miles,  but where a person "r company has  obtained more than otic lease one  dredge for ear.]-, fifteen miles or fract  ion is sufficient. Rental. S10 per annum for each mile of river leased.  Roy.iltv at tlie rate of t wo and a half  per cent collected on the out put after it  exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory���  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged beds or bars in the river  below low water mark, thai boundary  to be fixed by it- position on the 1st  day of August in the year of the date  of the lease.  The lessee shaiI hav: <me dredge in  operation within two yeais from the  date rf)f the lease, and one dredge for  each'five miles, within six years from  such date      Rental  ?100  per  mile for  i^iaimes are marked by two legal  posts, one at each >end, bearing notices.  Entry must be obtained within ten  days, if the claim is within ten miles  of mining recorder's office. One additional day allowed for each ten miles  or fraction.  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 the output of which no  royalty will he charged, the rest of the  party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee $10. Royalty at the rate  of two and one half percent, on the  value of tlie gold shipped from the  Yukon territory to be paid to the Com-  dt roller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim on e^ch  seperate river, creek or gulch, but the  same miner may hold any number of  clainis by purchase, and free miners  may work their claims in partnership  by filing notice and paying fee of $2.  A claim may be abandoned, and another ob'aiiied on the same creek,  gulch or river, by giving notice and  paying a fee.  Work must be done aclaim 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 open to occupation and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in the  Yukon Official Gazette.  ....Eeti-oleuin-=-All.-unappropriated--Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory arc open to prospecting for  petroleum, and the minister may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on the land to be  prospected-, an area of 640acres Should  the prospector discover oil in paying  quantities, and satisfactorily establish  such discovery, an area not exceeding  640 acres, including the oil well and  such other land as may be determined  will be sold to the discoverer at the  rate of SI.00 an acre, subject to royalty  at su3h rate as may be specified by  order-in-coinicil.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO DAVID UIJATH, hENRV SHIELDS, or  to :my person or persons lo wltom they may  liave transfeiieil tlieir interest iu llic Pay-  muster mineral claim, situate in tlie Grecn-  whihI Mining Division nf Vale district.  Vou am liereby notified that I have expended  the sum of SUMO for surveying Ihe above mentioned claim and 52.5(1 for recording the same  for au assessment, such being required aud  necessary lo hold ilie said claim for the year  ending rictolier 11. I'lii.l. under the provision of  tlu- Mineral Act and Amending Acts; and if at  the expiration of ninety days from the dateof  the lirst pulilicalion of this notice in the Bound  ary Creek Times, you fail cr refuse to contribute your portion of sucli expenditure,  namely. F51.25. luges her wilh all costs of advertising, ymir interests in said mineral claim  shall liei-onie invested in me, [ your co-ownerl  upon filing in tlie proper oflice'in that behalf  ilie nflid.-ivit required by section 4. of the Mineral Act Amendment Act. 1900."  Datml this Pllt dav of June. 1904.  ROllERT WOOD.  GREENWOOD  BARBER SHOP.  W. D. Funk, Prop.  Try Our New Massage  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Street.       -     Greenwood, B.C. rf  BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES.  LIBERAL   ORGANIZATION.  The first Liberal rally in Greenwood  was held at the party's rooms ou Friday evening last. A large number  was present and general enthusiasm  prevailed. The following committee  was elected to have charge of the  pending election .struggle: J. K.  Brown, M P P, president; I-I. W. Falconer, secretary; G. R. Naden, Kenneth  McKenzie, Dr. Mathison, Edward  Pope, S. Barry Yuill, C. Scott Gallo-  way, Charles Gottvereau, Angus Nicholson, Alex. Robinson. The committee rooms are open every evening,  well warmed and lighted, and an  abundance of up-to-date literature is  spread on the tables.  THE WAR.  The latest from the seat of war  shows no substantial progress being  made by the Russians in the much  vaunted attack they were to direct  against the Japs. Several bloody  clashes appear to have ensued within  the last few days but the general  advantage appears to have been with  the Japs.    Today's despatches say:  No appreciable progress has been  made in the projected advance southward of the Russian armies tinder  general Kouropatkin, since the initial  success of the movement on the capture  of Bentsioputze, Fighting of the most  stubborn description continues along  the entire front. Field marshall  Oyama reports the capture of 30 guns  from the Russians. General Kouro-  oatkin's report to emperor Nicholas is  couched in guarded words and clainis  nothing in the way of accomplished results. Reports from the military commanders at Port Arthur show that the  Japanese have brought a shell fire to  bear upon the inner fortress. The  garrison, however, is represented to be  hopeful of the outcome of the seige.  Gorman West has taken over  dining room of the Pioneer hotel  aud will serve first class meals.  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICIi  SNOWSHOE, DIAMONci, and TOIvEDO,  Mineral Claims, situated in the (ireeuwood  Mining Division of Yale District. Wliere  located:    At Camp McICinney.  TAKE NOTICK that 1. Hugh Megraw,  Kreis Miner's Certificate No IW7303, tiding as age.nl for William Claude l'ox, Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. !;iV>07(��� intend sl.Nly  davs from the date ltereol. to apply to the  Mining Kecorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of nblaiiiinu a Crown  dram of the aliove claim.  And  further take  notice that action,   uiulei  section  37,   must tin commenced   before  the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 7th dav of Julv. 1903.  HUGH  MECUiVH'  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Gold Drop fraction" mineral claim situate in  the Greenwood   Mining   Division   of   Yale  District.     Wliere   located:      On    Wallace  Mountain,   joining   Hie    Cold    Drop   and  Alaska Mineral Claims.  TAKK NOTICE that I,  Sydney M. Johnson,  acting   as   agent   for   Wilfrid   CooUson,    Kree  Miner's Certilicaie No. UM541'>. and Thomas W.  Murray, Kree  Miner's Certiiicate   No.   Ils.'S'").  intend .sixty  days  from tin: dale hereof, to apply  tc  the Alining Recorder for a Certiiicate of  Iniprovenieiiis.  for the  purpose of obtaining a  Crown ilrant ol the above claim.  And further take   notice   thai   action, under  section 37, must be commenced before   the issuance of sucli Ceriilicate of Inipioveinents.  Dated this 14th day of June A. D.. 1901.  ���r^-i^wii>mmMLSLW*ii'-i- marram ��� -  Well Dressed Men who Unve  an eye to economy  wear  E. Ao Small & Co's C     '  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO RICHAKI)   McCUT-ibOCK  or to any person or persons to whom lie. may have transferred   hi:, interest   in   the.  KlondvUc   and  Nonlac  mineral   claims    situated     in   ihe  Gieenwood  Mining   Division   of   Yale  district.  Yon   are hereby   noli lied   that   we   have  expended the sum (��f r-l">ii iu assessment   work   en  the above cli'iins   to;ret:ier  with   ^lo.i.o  t'nr  re  cording the --ame,  >ncli   work   being requit-eil  aud necessary   to  the said claims for the years  1TO-3 ending August 2nd.   "AW.i.  under the provisions    f the Mineral Aci ami Amending Acts:  and if at the e.vpiratiii.1 ol ninety days fiuni the  dale "f  the   lir<l publication   of  this notice, in  (ho   Doiiiularv   Creek   Times, you fail or refuse  to contribute your portion of such expenditure,  namely JI5.I.75. together with all costs of ad ver  Using,  your   interest   iu   silid  mineral  claims  sliall become vested iu us (your eo-owners)upi��ii  liliugiii the proper ollice iii thai behalf the affidavit rei|iiiri-d   by  section-I of  the Mineral Act  Assessment Act. I'KXl.  Dated this 22ntl djy of April, l'XM.  . . Buy . .  ii  It has this label  in the pocket of  every coat or overcoat.  J J  CLOTH ENG        ����&��>  IES I ST CR CO vGr-��?~'  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICK.  "Anglo-Saxon'   "Deer Hell" and "Little Pete"  Mineral Claims, situate in tlie  Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale  District.     Where  locaied: Ou Saw or liaker Creekou o r near  Anarchist .Mountain.  TAKE   NOTICE  that  I. John  P.  McLeod,  l-'iee Min r's Ceriilicate  No. B 80240, acting as  agent lor Thomas  McDonnell,   Free   Miner's  Certiiicate No li SS3S1   and   Marv    A.    Desro-  siers,   Free   Miner's   Certi(icttle   No.   B   8015S.  intend,      sixty        days      from       tlie       date  Iiereof,   to   apply   to    the    Mining   Kecorder  for Certilicatesof Iniprovenieiiis  for  the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants 10 the above  clainis.  And further  take notice thai actions, under  section 37, 111 nst be commenced  before the issuance of such certificates of improve meuts.  Dated tbis2Stli day of Mav, 190-1.  "J. P. M'LKOD.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Maksii.-u-i.,   Marshall   Fkaction,    Litti.k  Annik, Litti.ic   Hkowk  Mineral   Claims,  situate  in  liie Greenwood Mining Division  of Yale District.   Where located���-In Greenwood   camp,   at   the   head  of   Providence  creek.  TAKK NOTICE thai I. Sydney M. Johnson,  acting   as agent   for   James    MeNulty,    Free  Miner's Certilicate No. H55I71, John Uresnahan,  Kree   Miner's   Certiiicate   No.   HS0203,    Danie-.  ISrcsiiahuu, Kree Miner's Certilicaie No. H55170.  and Thomas Clark, Free Miner's Certificate No.  IlSSiO'i, intend, sixty days  from the dale hereof. 10 apply to the  Mining recorder  for Cert-  fieatcs of I niprovenieiiis, for the purpese of ob-  laiuiug Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of i-iicli Certificate of Iniprovements.  Dated this 22nd tlnv of January, A. D. 19(M.  apl SYDNEY   M. JOHNSON.  Timber Notice.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date, we iulend to'apply to the Hon. hief Commissioner of Land and Works,.Victoria, B. C  for a 21 year lease to cut .and carry awav timber from the following'described lands; com-  meiicijig at a post placed on tlie West side of  t'.io main fork of Kettle river near the mouth  of Canvon creek marked Heyland and Hamilton's South west corner post, thence Kast 400  chains, thence North  400 chains, thence West  ten   ..\...:.,c     tln.iii.u     -Ms.i-11,    ftlVl   /-Maine.     Iltn.ifa  I.UUIICe   I..1SL  AU" l~'l.llll��,   l.H-l.,-1.  A.ui.u    .����  -.uuiun  thence West 4o0 chains, tbenceNorth 400 chains  thence West 640 chains, thence North 400  chains, thence-West 400 chains, thence South  04o chains. Ilieuce East 160 chains, thence  South 160 chains, thence East lf-0 chains,  thence South 40o chains, thence West 320  chains, ilieuce South 2000 chains to said place  of commencement.  Dated this 12tli dav of Mav, 1WM.  '   A. R. HEYTAND,  W. 11. HAMILTON.  Locators  This label is a guarantee that " Royal Brand "  is tailor-made and manufactured uuder our own  roof. That only durable cloths and the best of  trimmings are employed in the make up.  The "Roya! Brand" Clothing is of the latest  fashion, cut by the highest authorit}' possible  to obtain.  Ask for " Royal Brand "���Then look in the  pocket for the label���that is your protection.  U  28%  '4m  m  m  sflg  W-svSO;  Drink Old Fashioned  EER  m  Si?��  MADE BY THE  LOUIS  FORSCHNER BREWING  CO.  SILVER   STREET.  9���>9  CO Oil ���3  ary  The Boundary Creek Times has entered into an  arrangement with The Victoria Times, whereby  it is able to offer the Boundary Creek Times and  the Victoria Times till the end of 1905 for the  following rates?  Uittoria Daily  ��wice*a=i  ies and  lines and Sounda  The Sooner You Subscribe the More You Get.  ���  $4.00 9>  OF THE CAMPAIGN  OF THE PROVINCE  OF THE SESSION  OF THE WAR  OF THE WORKD  Orders Taken at This Office  ��-  3w-  8  ;��*-  **tj>f     ^.^.^.^.^^���::f^^^^1"1"1-^i + i'i'i'(-' iiiiii iiiiii . ��� i i T    VSir^  v^f^^^assM^^^&isrM BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES.  pttal.    It i.s understood   that  the posi-1  tion   of   uiiirtter   mechanic at the Mon- :  'j j treal     &    Boston   Consolidated   Co.'s:  Kustis on bis coin-  REMEMBER THE DATE.  The date i.s fixed for Oct. 26th, and  3011   better   make   a  note of  it   now.  The Greenwood band had planned to  give   a   concert   some  weeks   ago  but  ' postponed the same indefinitely out of  I smelter awaits M  \ plete recovery.  ]     Miss Martin lias recovered sufficiently from her illness   to  admit of her return to school work.    Her pupils were! respect to the death of their friend and  delighted to have her with them ag-ain.!cc"r:Kle'    Herbert    Redpath.     They  & I on Wednesday last. j think now that the time has come when  II     ..     rT  it   >r      ���      ��� ,.        r   ,i    Itliepeople  of Greenwood should have  ! i     Mr. H  H. Morns,   inspector of   the i        '   . * , ,  ji,,        ,.      .,     ,     , ��� . ,   ! the privilege and the pleasure of testi-  [! t.anndian Hank of Commerce, is   mak-��� i .�� r  11 ing the local branch a visit  this week  Ji  I-  ] fying- their appreciation of the effort  I the boys have made to give this city a  John Lucy has secured a bond on the , band worthy of the name. Very many  Boundary Kails mineral claim near people have repeatedly urged a concert  Boundary Falls, and has bjgun work | by the band for lliis purpose and as the  thereon. This property yielded some j organization is very much in need of  line ore in the ulden days and Jack ; flu,ds, and that at once, it has decided  wants some just like that, and he'll j to gratify the demand and will en-  get ic too. | deavor to make the occasion an enjoy-  Mr. Duncan Ross, Liberal candidate j able one.  Paste the date in yourhat now, Oct.  26th, and don't let anything else inter-  of  the  fere   therewith.     Remember you   are  5; for Yale-Cariboo, is out in the western j  impart  of  his  riding   preaching the doc- '  trine of the  ing-   preachiiig-  fiii al   preservation  JUSTICE OR JUDGMENT.  KODAK  'WITH   YOU  lVOUdliS, JpD  10  J)7 /   at catalogue prices.  SMITH &  McRAE  GREENWOOD. B. C.  Wise and  Otherwise  Miss McLean has been promoted to  a position in the office of P.iBurns &  Co., Nelson.  Fred. H. Oliver, whilom manager of  the Morrison, came in on Sunday evening's stage.  Mrs. H. V. Fuller went to Portland,  Oregon, for a short visif among friends  on Tuesday last.  Capt. McMann has sold his comfortable residence and is planning to return to his former St. John home.  Messrs. Madden and Heenan of Chicago, stockholders in the Providence  mine, were in town this week.  Mr. W. M. Law went to Rossland on  Monday last on business connected  with the Providence Mining company.  A session of supreme court will be  held in Greenwood on the 17th inst.  Chief Justice Hunter will probably be  in attendance.  P,hilip Wells,  late  of the C.   P.  A recent American visitor to British  Columbia is reported in a Butte paper  as making some very severe criticisms  on the Judiciary of British Columbia.  He evidently had it in his mind that  the self-attached importance of a client  ought to weigh with a court. That  seems to be the case in Iowa where the  same court sentenced a banker to 18-  months in the pen because he robbed  his depositors of $54,000, but gave an  ordinary thief six years for swiping a  chicken. If the chicken were .worth  25c, and the same ratio maintained, a  man would need to steal over a million  to get clear with a month sentence.  SERENADE.  | j saints. The people are reported to be j engaged for that evening,  flocking to his standard aud believing  his gospel.  *' Our old friend James Greer who formerly flourished here, and who some  months ago went with rush to Poplar  Creek, has suspended the publication  ot that bright little sheet, the Poplar  Nugget. The Nugget plant is being  removed to Fernie where it is reported  it will be again set up under the overseeing eye of Ledge Lowery.  It is understood that a contract has  been entered into between t.ie Montreal & Boston Consolidated and VV. P.  Tierney, contractor, for the construction of a short piece of road from the  Rawhide, one of the M. & B.'s big  things, to the Phoenix uranch of the  C. P. Railway.  Grand Forks has recently received  two bits of encouraging news, both  important to that city and to the  Boundary. The first is that the head  office of the great Granby company  will be at Grand Forks hereafter. The  second is that Grand Forks will be the  Boundary divisional point of the Great  Nortnern Railway. Work on the company plans to that effect have already  begun.  The Harold Nelson company played  here two nights this week, Wednesday  night in "Heart and Sword," Thursday night in "Faust." The best that  can be said of this company is none  too good, and that.niay best be said in  this way. The company played to  bumper houses on both nights, the  audience on the latter occasion being  as large and as enthusiastic as that on  the former.  Business continues to increase for  the Canadian Pacific in the Boundary.  A new train has been put on for handling Brooklyn, Rawhide and Athelstan  ores to tne smelting plant of the Montreal & Boston Consolidated.  Tracklaying ou the  Great Northern  into   the  Boundary   is   being rushed.  1 The outlook is   good   for   trains into.  Phoenix before the end of 1904.  R.  "telegraph 'office" herei, is "now iii the"  local office of P. Burns & Co., while  Arthur Pro tit takes his former position.  Frank Lewis of Bannerman & Lewis  has returned from a prolonged visit to  Oregon, where he went to secure  horses for the increasing business of  his firm,  Mr. A. B. Clabon of Vancouver is in  Greenwood  this  week inquiring into  the fortunes of the high grade  properties hereabout,  that   have   so rapidly       Material   is   arriving   for   the   new  come to the front recently. Canadian  Pacific  roundhouse  at this  We are glad to see Gabriel Bustis out   point,  and  work   on   the construction  again after a s>'ege of fever at the hos- vj ill speedily follow  ~Wliar!night~have-beeir~a disastrous"  fire at the Auditorium Thursday evening was prevented by the coolness  and ready work of the Harold Nelson  Co. Although some damage was done  to the scenery and one drop curtain  burned, few in the audience knew that  there had been a blaze. Harold Nelson  has blistered hands   to-day as a result.  The boys were out in force Monday  evening with all kinds of musical instruments senerenading Phil McDonald, recently returned with his bride.  Phil recognized the occasion as worthy  of his usual liberality and the boys  went home feeling that the world was  a pretty good place.  METHODIST CHURCH.  The pastor who is spending the week  in Grand Forks, will return before  Sunday and will conduct the Sunday  services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The  Epworth League will meet at 8 p.m.  on Monday and the weekly prayer  meeting will be held on Thursday evening -.t 8 o'clock.  HOME AGAIN.  Mrs. F. H. Parker returned on Monday from a two months trip to St.  Louis, Denver and other cities.- She  reports having had a most enjoyable  time among former friends and relatives.  NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT.  NEW ROUND HOUSE.  The latest issue of the British Columbia Gazette announces the creation  of a school district at Boundary Falls,  and calls for tenders for the erection of  a school building there.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD 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.  There are a great many qualities of Rubber, but only one  quality in our rubber goods, the best,  \ This is the season in which you will  perhaps need some/  } ����� thing in rubber goods, we have a nice assortment in  \ HOT WATER BOTTLES.       FOUNTAIN SYRINGES,  ! ATOMIZERS, Etc. Etc. and they are  THOMAS DRUG CO.  COPPER      ST REE T  GREEN WO OB  Give Careful Attention to Business  Entrust to Them  They Rent Houses.  They Buy-and;SeIl Real Estate,  They Loan Money For Home finding:.  They Insure AnythingT^-Worth Insuring,  Agents For The Following Insurance  Companies:  ATLAS.  UN ION,  WESTERN,  northern.  guardian;  canadian,  CONNECTICUjr,  CANADA LIFE,  ONTARIO ACCIDENT,  PHENIX OF BROOKLYN.  PHOENIX OF HARTFORD,  EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY.  LONDON AND LANCASHIRE.  HARTFORD STEAM   BOILER,  WE COVER MOST ANYTHING LIABLE TO BLOW UP,  BURN UP OR.BREAK UP  &��ftio^$att��������a#<ct��e��0��a��#aiSHC^aa����t<^e��K^i��^  *  ��  ��  a  *  *  *  ��  ft  ��  ft  ��  ft  Greenwood, I  �������������!�� <f#ft**������������*#**#*����##����ft#*��#����ft����#����#��*tf#*ft��**.ft  Union  Meat Market.  I beg to announce to the people of Greenwood  and vicinity that I have taken the business of  the Union Meat Co., over, in this city, and  ask for a share of your patronage. My  wagon will call morning's for your orders and  the greatest care will be taken in filling of  same and prompt delivery^ Everything carried in stock that can be had in any up-to-  date butchering establishment. Trusting  you will favor us with an order  Yours etc.,  T. P. FLOOD,     Prop.  .^Vry-V*  Greenwood Liquor Co.  Wholesale Dealers  in   Choicest  Brands  of  Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  " PABST jfe  Brewing g[@]  COMPANY'S  CELEBRATED  MILWAUKEE  LAGER  BEER  Sole Boundary  Agents For  Drink Iron Brew  The Ideal Drink  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood


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