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 Vol. 7.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1902.  No. 16  y  Further Good Returns From the Providence���Waterloo's Clouded Titles has Been Cleared���Abercraig  Bonded���Rumored Amalgamation.  Mark F. Madden, president of the  Providence Mining company left today for his home in Chicago. He is  naturally delighted with ' the bright  outlook for ^he mine. ��� The returns  from t\>e last, shipment of 16^ tons  were received .. .an Thursday. This  shipment netted the cbmfSany $2197 or  an average of S13ji a ton., The mine is  now being'worked on a larger scale.  Next Monday is pay day and as there  is 17 men on the pay roll it means the  distribution of a .considerable amount  of moheyin the city.' This force will  be increased as the mine is developed  and the shipments of high gra.de ore  increased. It will not be long until the  Providence is paying dividends as the  receipts - from'��� the ore at the present-  rate will soon rneet the purchase price  of the mine.  wood, has been leased under -working  conditions to' four local miners. The  owners early in the current year shipped a couple of tons of gold quartz ore  from this claim to the smelter and. re:  ceived encouraging returns. The claim  is situate on the hill overlooking  Greenwood, on.the eastern side of the  ���valley.. '-. ���'-.' '.-'���  It appears as if the Waterloo Consolidated Mining<.& Milling ��� Co., Ltd., of  Spokane, is at last in a fdir way to-  wards-getting, a clear title to the Waterloo claim. : Th<S: reports published from  time to time to the effect that the claim,  had been jumped, that the jumper had  good grounds to believe that-he would  succeed againststhe company,-and that  he had .been-offered i a cash consideration to withdraw,, although professed  ly ridiculed by the company, seem now  to have had a substantial: basis.  The position >\ as that on August 22.  lasif', Geo, -M. Belinfit recorded his loca-  tioh'af a"cl.aim'at Camp-McKinney; he  had mamed-.the Fractional Waterloo  Fractional* mineral .claim. Accomp-  anyihjg his: affidavit; re location, etc.',  was a plan-which^showed his' location  to take in all the ground known as the  Waterloo Consolidated Fractional mineral claim, this;being- the projperty the  new WaterloOiGompany was; supposed  to have acquired from-the old Waterloo  Company and on which are the stamp  mill, tramway, hoist, shaft, etc., of the  Waterloo mine..;\On October 18th following Benhet's location of the ground  Rupert B. Venner-recorded location of  the: Wellingtonrr"FfacttWarclaiin"wahd  the plan accompanying-his affidavit  showed'his location to covfer.practically  the same ground as Bennet's. Recently there were filed for record two conveyances, one from R. B. Venner to  the Waterloo Consolidated M. &,M. Co.  Ltd.,-;.of ���Spokane,' of" the Wellington  fractioti, and one from G. M. Bennet to  the.sime company of the Fractional  Wit Jrl<5i>.Factional claim. . The stated  consideration given to Venner was $265  and that to BeiWet $1000.  After Bennet made his location  Forbes M. Kerby. surveyed for the company the claim known as the Waterloo  Consolidated Fractional, and applica  tion.was made for a certificate of improvements, which is preliminary to  obtaintner t of a crown- rrant. Bennet  however, instructed Hallet & Shaw to  take'steps to-prevent the issue of the  cerfi'dcate of improvements to the  Waterloo Consolidated Company. The  action taken was the issue of a writ to  obtain an injunction forbidding the  ���\V*aterloo Company trespassing on Ben-  net's1 claim,; .which, as stated above  covers the Waterloo mine, and for a  declaration thBt the company's Waterloo .Consolidated'.. Fractional claim is  uot-a valid claim. These proceedings  are now to be discontinued, so it wou d  appear that the company has bought  off the jumpers and is now to be left in  undisturbed possession.of the Waterloo  mine and equipment. /This should be  a matter of satisfaction not only to the  shareholders in the company directly  interested, but the general public as  well, the Waterloo beingavery promis  ing mine and one that will likely shortly aid the adjoining Cariboo mine in  its good work of returning dividends  to shareholders and so demonstrating  that it is possible to mine at a profiet  in the Kettle River Mining Division  E. Wentworth Monk resident agent  for the .Hamilton Powder company haB  returned from a trip which extended to  Penticton and Hedley City. He found  the west thriving and those interested full of confidence that with transportation -facilities their min in g ' properties would soon pay them for the  years of waiting. At Hedley City all  ls.bustle on account of the big eater-  prises of the owners of the Nickel Plate.  The right of way is cleared for the two  arid half miles tramway from the mine  to the 40 stamp i'mill which is being  erected at Hedley City. The mine ia  about 6000 feet above the mill. The  first portion of the tramway from the  mine will be run by electricity but the  last mile comes quickly down the steep  mountain side and will be ' run oh the  gravity system. The foundations are  ready for the stamp mill which will be  hauled from Princeton during, the winter.. . * '   -���-. ���*'���' ^ '���:"'-. V" ���������' '���  -At Fairview good progress.is being  made by the New Fairview corporation  with the installation of the big cyauid*  plant. But.few miners are employed,  at present,' but with the completion of  the cyauide plant a full forccwill be  renewed.  The good old Cariboo, a* Camp Mc-"  Kinney is quietly working away. The  mine never looked better and has every  indication of paying dividends for ser-  eral years. The Waterloo is also looking well and now that the cloud in the  title has been lifted, there is good reason to believe that the almost discouraged shareholders will yet see good returns for the money invested.  Copper company or that I have sold to  him a single share in that company.  Up to the present these'reported consolidations and purchase* are merely  in the air, like many othe business ventures. As I said before, I,may be able  in three months to truthfully nay that  the consolidation has taken place.  ('Asregards our visit to the Boundary ^  crfcek mines; I will say that-'I believe it  to be the greatest low grade'orecampln',  the country (that the ore* there are being treated at less cost than in any other  low grade camp in America. This low  cost of treating is due to the low cost of  coke and other reasons. All of these  features have been investigated by us1  and are likely to form an important'  feature in our report."  Mr. Undewood and Mr. Thomas leave;  Spokane this morning for Utah and Col--  orado, where other mining properties'  will be hiirredly examined. Their in-!  ten tion is to be in New York in time for  the British Columbia Copper company's  directors' meeting two weeks from yesterday.  Jjy P. Graves of this city, managen  ofi the Granby smelter interests, when;  asked about the published consolidation!  reports said: "It is (absolutely untrue  that we have consolidated with the British Columbia Copper company. I saw  Mr. Underwood at the Hotel Spokane  only a few minutes ago and he mar  confirm what I say. He can give some  interesting information, probably, regard ing the Boundary creek camps and  future|improvements, but we have not  consolidated. I imagine these stories  have been started in New York by  brokers to boom stocks.  Skaters   and  Curlers Getting  Ready���County  Court  Sittings���Match with Phoenix- -Case cf Green and  Dixon-The Doll Show.  J. G.-.Martin is spending a holiday in  Spokane.  A. H.; Sperry   will  Spokane to-morrow.  leave again   for  Mrs. D. Bannerman left last wee\ to  spend the winter with friends in Seattle  and Southern California.  Church Progressive.  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. McDonnell and  Thos. jr. have left for Collville where  they will spend the Christmas holidays.    ; Sydney:M. Johnson, city engineer,  Mrs. Johnson and the bairns have left  on a three months visit with friends in  the east.  ���  Dr. J. E. Schon has returned from  Fairview where he took Dr. White's  practice during the latter's visit to the  coast. ______  A marriage license was issued yesterday at the registar's oflice in Greenwood to Wm. Jas. MeMillan and Sarah  Venetta Hackett, both of Phoenix.  Regarding the reported amalgamation of the big mining properties Mr.  Underwood was interviewed by the  Spokesman-Review. Mr. . Uuderwood  and Jilr.-Thomas were on their'way to  New York after visiting the mined of  the district. Mr. jjUnderwood is  credited with the following:  '���There is absolutely -no truth in the  accouuts published in the eastern pap-  that these big companies have consolidated, but within three months the consolidation talked of may be effected  Our board of directors meets in New  York in two weeks and at that time  some business of great importance to'  to the camp is likely to be accomplished.  Mr. Thomas, our consulting engineer,  and I will make our reports ,and ask  that certain measurs be adopted.  "I wish to deny positively that C. A.  Starbuck,- president of the New York  Air Brake company, has bought out  my interests in the British Columbia  GoOd Work Done fey Rev. W. A. Robins ia England.  A meeting of the congregation of St.  Jude'sChurch of England was held in  St., Jude's hall on Tuesday evening 9th  itYst,-'' There ;wa* a f air^attendance,. and-,  a very satisfactory statement of the  finances of the church was submitted.  The creditable showing the accounts  made was chiefly due to the exertions  of the rector Rev. W. A. Robins, M. A.  who during his recent visit to England  turned what was supposed to have been  a holiday vacation into an active campaign for thebenefit of the church.  The proceeds of lectures and other pub  lie efforts of Mr. Bobins, together with  donations he received, totalled about  $1940. Apart from the monetary return  th as obtained, numbers of- people-were  interested in tooth the local church and  Greenwood itself.  Since Mr. Robins return from England the church committee adopted his  recommendation to contribute $200 to  the general fnnd of the Diocese of  Kootenay, which includes the Boundary, and to donate $100 to the funds of  St. John's Church of-England, Phoenix, Mr. Robin* having started the  church mission in that town and  worked it up until Rev. E. P. Fie well-  took charge. A letter of thanks for  this timely aid was received from Mr.  Flewelling. The debentu ��� debt on St^  Jude's hall of between $600 and $700  has been paid off, and $1000 has been  set aside as a nucleus of a building  fund for a substantial church building.  The church is out of debt on its general  expenses account. The recent sale of  work and entertainment netted about.  $310, which left the general fund of ihe  church $240 at credit.  Rev. J. R. Miller who was pastor of  the Presbyterian church, Photnix until  a few months ago, has received 1;: call  to the Presbyterian church,  Nanaimo.  J.J. Caulfield of the Russell-La w-  Caulfield Co., has returned from a trip  to Manitoba and Toronto. He reports  most'prosperous timesin"Manitobo.  The Greenwood skating rink which  is being conducted this season by the  citizens band will be opened on Monday evening next, The band will be  in attendance. The ice is in good condition.  Fred. W. McLaine, who went to New  York last month to consult a specialist,  has written to relatives here that he  had had an operation for appendicitis  performed and that he . came through  satisfactorily He~ahd~Mrs~. "McLaine  expect to return to Greenwood shortly.  Chas. Dagman, who was injured la.->t  month by falling through with the ore  h�� was dumping from a railway car  into one of the ore bins at the Greenwood smelter, is about again, though  bearing the marks of numerous cuts  and bruises made by the ore falling on  him. He will likely be able to return  to work iu the course of a week or so.  The doll fair held under the auspices  of the ladies of the Presbyterian church  was a good success. The dining room  of the B. C. Hotel where the fair waa  held was tastefully decorated. All the  dolls which were tastefully dressed by  the ladies found ready purchasers.  Dinner was served to a large number  of people. An impromptu programme  was rendered. The fair netted over  $100 to the church.  .*.-x~x.**<��:~:��xk��:"X"X^  Boundary Ore Shipments.  l)  The Abercraig mineral claim, owned  by G. Arthur Rendell of Eholt and J.  N. Paton and G. B, Taylor of Green-  X  I  i  Granby Mines.  Mother Lode.......!...  B. C. Mine    Snowshoe... .......  Sunset_   Brooklyn ...  Morrison   R. Bell   Emma   Winnipeg   Golden  Crown.  ...  Athlestan ....;   King Solomon   No. 7....:   City of Paris   Jewel.. ...   Carmi   Providence   Ruby   Miscellanesus   1900 1901  64 533   .....;     231 862  Total Tons  5 340  19 444  297   150  1 076  2 250  1 200  2 000  160  3 230  99 730  99 548  47 517  1 731  800   150  560  650  1 040   850  665   325  890  389 618  Past Week  8.598  2 752  540  1 200  416  1902.  287 708  132 450  13 Oil  18 028  10 628  570  10 918  785  16  14 092  482  2 175  144  476 329  There has been some delay in securing ice at the curling rink but with the  present cold snap, the curlers are hopeful that they will be able to "Sweep her  up" early next week.   .  The extension of the waterpipe from  Greenwood street to the now school  along Long Lake street andKimberley  ave. is completed. Stack & Oliver who  are manufacturing wire woonden pipe  for the city, report that with some improvements made they have succeeded  in turning out a first class pipe. The  system will be continued along  Church street to Louisa iu early  ���pring.    His Honor Judge Leamy !<as set the  following dates for the holding next  year of sittings of the county court at  Greenwood and Grand Forks, respectively: At Greenwood on January 13,  March 17, May 12, Julv 14, October 13  and December 15. At Grand Forks on  JanuaJy 5, March 9, May 4, July 6, October S and December 7. Chambers at  Greenwood on first and fourth Thursday of eachj month, or' every week  should more frequent attendances of  the judge be required. Chambers at  Grand    Forks    whenever    necessary.  Philip McDonald, well known in  Greenwood as one of the proprietors of  the Arlington hotel, is applying for a  license for the Oakland hotel, Midway,  which house was built and for some  time kept as a hotel by C. N. Owen,  I' nueriy of Kaslo. 'Thepremises have  br-.-n unoccupied for  a  year  or  more,  ut with the prospects of the V. V. &  IC railway construction being started  near Midway shortly Mr McDonald  thinks there is room for a sixth hotel  in that town.  Fust Erickson, an employe at the  B. C. Copper Company'ssmeller Greenwood, is now iu Spokane having special treatment for one of hiseyes. Last  year the eye was accidently burned by  molton slag whilst Erickson was at his  wOrk ��r6tiud~the"furna^  Spokane and later to Minneapolis, getting temporary relief, afterwards returning to work at his usual occupation.  Now the eye is giving him so much  much that, it is feared it will have to ' e,  taken out.  The men. Green and Dixon, on remand on a charge of killing 'leer in ex  cess of the number allow e<l under the  frame Protection Act, appeared again  this morning before Police Magistrate  Hallett. Ow ng to the difficulty in obtaining conc.'usive evidence the prosecution decided to withdraw lhc charge  for the time being, intending to bring  it on later should the necessary testimony against the accused be forthcoming. This prosecution will at least  have the effect of in some measure  stopping the slaughter of deer uplvette  River within 40 or 50 miles of Rock  Creek.  G. G. Cunningham and A. W- English, both of Greenwood, have entered  into partnership in the electrical construction and supplies business and  will trade under the firm name of the  Cunningh.nn Electrical Company. Mr.  Cunningham has been engaged in this  line of business iu the Boundary for  two or three years, for some time in  partnership with F. C. Anderson, who  has now left Greenwood. Mr. English  was until about a year ago in the service of the Canadian Bank of Cotn-  tnsree, but resigned aud has since been  engaged in other business in Greenwood. The new firm intends at once  opening at Edmonton. Alberta, and  Mr.   Cunningha'-i   visited   V iver,  where he purchased from the Canadian  General Electric Company, Ltd., a full  stock of electrical supplies for the new-  branch. The Edmonton business will  be in charge of Mr. Cunt ii><h.;m. who  is a pract'Cil electrician, whilst Mr.  English wi'l remain at Greenwood,  where the   i usiness is   now chiefly the  <">������>��<"��$*4'***$*^W'**>0"��*^~:"M<��^^ sale of supplies. Page 2.  THE   BOUNDAai    CREEK   TIMES.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  Christmas  Grroceries.  Do you want to make your own Plum  Pudding: or Christmas Cakes. If vou  du we have just what you want. : : :  Everything choice and fresh.    : : : : :  Wallace-Miller Block,  Copper Street.  etter  till  Save the worry and trouble arid buy  them ready made. Our baker has  taken special "care and we guarantee  delicious cakes and puddings : : : :  A Fin��  Selection  Of fancy Groceries, also staples  well selected. Cranberrie^ sweet  potatoes. Al pickles. Our prices  are jnst right.  : : :':������:  ���':���*.    ���  :  M, E..FRAZEE,  GROCER AND BAEJjife  ' o**^00000000***^^  Grand Trunk Pacific  Will Absorb the Canadian  Scheme.  Northern  The first step towards the establishment of the new Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway will be the appointment of a  Provisional Board, who will make the  formal application to Parliament for a  charter of constitution.  This will not necessarily be the permanent Board, and may indeed consist  of Grand Trunk officials and whoever  outside that organization may be selected.  That Mr. Hays will be President of  the new Company seems to be taken  for granted by those who are familiar  with railroad precedure. It is true that  some Toronto organs have mentioned  the name of Hon. Senator Cox in the  connection; but what may be described as the better informed opinion inclines to the belief that at a later stage  he will figure as Chairman of the  Board.  Experienced railway men who ha- e a  knowledge of the origin of the movement and the forces that are behind  it, assert with great assurance and  confidence that the Canadian Northern  will form the nucleus of the new  scheme.  The real owners of the Canadian  Northern are, it is stated, Senator Cox,  of Toronto, and Mr. James Ross, of  Montreal, and their associates, who  have financed the system through the  Canadian Bank of Commerce.  The firm of Mackenzie & Mann were  the constructors, but thev were contractors, and not the owners, although  they hold an interest in the road.  They are not practical railway operators, but builders merely and they  have very few railway men in their employ. No reflection whatever ��� is cast  upon their business sagacity or upon  the manner in which they have conducted the system up to the present point  so far as it has been opened; but Mr.  Ross ond Mr. Cox are said to feel that  their financial interest in the undertaking is so great that it must be put in  the hands of the most enlightened man-  _.agement.availahle. :���^ ^���,-.-- ~���_.���..-._, .-^..^  This is why the Grand Trunk was  approached by these magnates, and not  by Messrs. Mackenzie & Mann, who  have had, as all parties have agreed,  nothing to do with the negotiations  with Mr. Hays.  There is really very little more behind the movement; but any one can  see how strong  the new road  will be  We are on the firing line again with our handsome  Holiday Goods.  Holley in wreaths and vines.  Manicure, Brush, and Toilet Sets in  Ebony, Sterling Silver and Cherry.  Military Brushes, Gent's and Child-  rens' Brush Sets.   Perfumes, singles,  doubles and in cases. Atomizers and  Sprays, Soahet Bags and powder.  Tripple and single Mirrors.   Patriotic  China ware.  Our foods are beautiful, call and inspect for yourself.  J. L. WHITE,  with all the subsidies received.and to  come that the Canadian Northern nucleus carries with it from Dominion and  Provincial govern ments.  With the Canadian Northern as the  basis, and with Grand Trunk management is very clearly shown by the following despatch which came to hand  from Toronto this morning, and which  is regarded in railway circles here as  correct.  ''Negotiations are now pending between the Canadian Northern and  Great Northern railways, which are  expected to reach a successful conclusion shortly, and by means of which  the Great Northern will obtain an entrance into Manitoba over Mackenzie  & Mann's road.  The accomplishme.it of this will give  the. American ,road.an.���opportunity.of  competing in Eastern Canada against  the Canadian Pacific for freight into  the Western Provinces, something  which heretofore it has been unable to  do. The Great Northern has at the  present time passenger connection into  Winnipeg to St Paul, running over the  lines of the Canadion Pacific from  Gretna, but the new arrangement with  Kdnzie & Mann are driven for' the time  being to make the best' arrangement  possible. Twelve cents, if not so good  as forty, are at least better than nothing. Hence the arrangement with the  Great.North.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate'of Improvements.  ��� -NOTICE.  AMANDA. Mineral   Claim,   situate   in    the  , .   Kettle   River    Mining- Division   of   Yale  District.'   Wliere located :    In Long- Lake  , ��� ���   camp.  . TAKE NOTICE tnat I, C. &. Shaw agent  for James Hunter, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B56922 intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply tothe Mining- Recorder fora Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a.Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of sueh Certiiicate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of July, A. D. 1902.  . First issue Nov. 28. C. A. E. SHAW.  Eight room house on Silver Street, Fisher's  addition, Greenwood, B. C. cheap lor cash, or  on easy terms. Also Anaconda, B. C. property  for sale. Address FRANK MILLER, 2013  Mallon Ave., Spokane, Wasb.  Druggist,  the Canadian Northern will give it  both passenger and freight connection.  This-vvill break the arrangement be-,  tween the Great Northern and the C.  P. R. by which either was not to enter  the other's territory. The effect <.f the  present negotiatiations will be to give  the Great Northern.gill .enter, the Canadian field for that western business." '���'���-.'.���-".  The real reading of this despatch is,  say railway men to whom it was shown  that the Canadian Northern have not  the equipment necessary to handle -the  grain traffic from Winnipeg over their  own line - to Port Arthur. Were-it  otherwise, they would' never give up a  haul of 430 miles from Port Aarthur to  Winnipeg for one of 60 miles from Win-  nipeg-to~St.-Vincenti---In other -words,-  th'ey would never give up 40 cents for  12 cents when they have the liue built  that would give them the longer haul;'.'  The facts are transparent enough.  Mr. Cox and Mr. Ross will not find' the  capital that is necessary for the effective working of the Canadian Northern  until it passes into the best available  management, and hence Messrs^ Mac-  If i$ getting  You will want to send your  ' friends ' east something.  They are interested in you  and consequently in the  city and district where you  live. Why not send them  the Times for a year. It  will cost you only Two  dollars; mailed direct from  this office to any address.  CHAPTER 40.  An Act to amend the Liquor Licanca Act WOO. '  "1900 c II."  tttst Jnnn,W0J.)  Hii Majesty, by and with tke advic* 'a��d com-  seot'of the Legislate Assembly of the province of British Columbia, enact* ai fallows:  1. This  Act may be cited  aa  the  Liquor  License Act (1900) Amendment Act, MM. '  2. Section 37, of chapter 18 of tha - statatas of -  1900, being- the "Liquor License. Act 1900" la  hereby repealed, and the following- substituted'  therefore, :  "37.   No license under thia Act ihallba issued or transferred to any person of the .Indian  race,' or to any person who U not on _lh�� list of  voters far the. Legislature of tka proviso* of '  liritish Columbia."  '   MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Inproveaeot.  NOTICE.  FOURTH-OF-JULY, Mineral Claim,  sltaate  in the Kattle River Mining Division Of Yala  District.  Where located:���Near to Canyon  Creek, Main Kettle River.  TAKE NTOICE that we Alex. Waddell and  E.   Sullivan,   Free   Miners'   certificate   Nos. :  B. 40,450 and B. 40,449 respectively, Intend; Sixty  days   from   the date hereof, to  apply to tke  Mining Recorder' for a Certificate of Improve-1'  ments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  ; And  further take notice that action'nnder :  section 37, must be commenced befora the issa-  ance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this 31st. day of May, A. D. 1902.  Last issne Jan 15  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Ineroveaeats.  1 NOTICE.  BOSTON Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District  Where located :   On Saaybn Crack; Main  Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that we, Felix Darragk and  William Dacey, Free Miners Certificate Nos.  61*57 and B30,338 respectively ,lntend,sixtydaya  from the date hereof, to apply to tke.MLslng  Recorder for a Certificate rif Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant'af tka  above claim.  And further take notice that action, nndeff  section 37,' must be commenced before the' issuance of such Certificate of Improvement-*.  Dated this 31st day of May, 1908.  Last issue Jan   15  MINERAL ACT  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To LEWIS MEYER, FERDINAND HASSE,  and tp any person or persons to whom thev  may have transferred their interest in tka  "WHITE HORSE" Mineral claim sltnate  In Copper Camp, in the Kettle .'River Mining Division of Yale District, British Columbia.  You are hereby notified that we have caused  to be expended $205.00 to hold the said mineral'  claim under the ''Mineral Act" that the proportion yon should contribute for you undivided one half interest in the above claim is $102.5*  and if within ninety days from the first publication of this notice yon fail or refase to contribute the said sum of $102.50 whiob is now  due, with all costs of advertising;' your interest  in the said mineral claim will become vested in  us the undersigned, your co-owners under section 4{of an Act entitled the"Mlneral Act Amend  merit Act" 1900. C9  Dated at Greenwood this 7th November, w��  Maroakst k. Mkrcbk,  B. L. Wood.  James Giihau,  ansis hc&soh. . .  �� ##*######&####*##  #<*##**#*<*####<*#*#-J*********^****  \ idku i crmru , and , ENGLISH:i  <*   ^ =  J IMPORTED    DIRECT  i : :   :   FROM   :   : :  %    n  WIL  THE   OLD   WORLD, i  -} I  . : *>  %  i AT  1ir*,r1r*w*Klc8rsrsrsrJrjrjf ^^.r,************ rifirrr*jrrr.lr,rr.rarr,r.r *******+.********* *#*****#*#***#*#* *  NEXT T��THE       j  CLARENDON        J  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MONTANA.    MONTANA    FRACTIONAL.  COLORADO,   IDAHO,   MULDOON,   and  NEVADA,   Mineral  Claims, situate in the  Kettle   River   Mining    Division    of   Yale  District.   Where located :    Near to Canyon  Creek, Main Kettle River,  TA KE NOTICE that we, Alex. Waddell and  William Graham McMvnn. Fre^ Miners Certi-  ficate Nos. B40,4��<> and 1140.601  respectively, intend, sixty days from the late hereof, to apolv  to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Giants of the above claims.  And further take notice  that action, under  section 37. must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvemenes.  Dated this 31st day of May, 1902-  jClex Waddell.  William Grsham McMvxx  Last issne Jau. 2$.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  XOTICE.  MONA,  Mineral Claim, situate in  the Kettle  River Mining Division   of  Yale   District.  Wliere located :    Near to and West of the  Canyon   Creek   Lakes,  Main   Kettle River,  and   South of the El Dorada Mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we, H. D. Barnes. Ed.  Ruckle, and   Marv    McMvnn.     Free    Miners  Certificate Nos. IJ40S01,  B4213S. and B4U602 respectively, intand,   sixty days from   the    date  hereof,   lo apuly to  the Miniug Kecorder for a  Certiiicate of improvements, for tlie purpose of  obtaining a Crou-n Grant of the above elaini.  Anil further take  notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificateof Imnroveicents.  Dated this 31st dav of Mav. 1902.  H. D. Barnel.  Ed. KfCKi.iv.  Marv McMvnx.  Last issue Jan. 25.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MOGUL. UTOPIA. RAMBLER. DENVER  andCHAMPION, Mineral Claims,situate in  the Kettle Rirer Mining Division of Yale  District.       Where    located :  Mountain. Main Kettle River.  Horseshoe  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft.  Free Miller's Certificate No. B30265, acting as agent for Charles Dunbar Temple,  Free Miner's Certificate No B'443i, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Min'ng Recorder for certificates 01 Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown  grants ofthe abnve clainis.  And  further take  notice that action, under  section 37. must bs commenced before the issuance of such cerlificatesof improvements.  Dated this30th day of September. 1902.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT. P.L.S.  Last insertion Dec. 31.  MINERAL ACI-  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "MONITOR" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : On Horseshoe  Mountain, Main Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 8302*5 acting  ;is agent for Owen Mellow, Free Miner's Certificate No. B742"2, arid Jacob Peterson, Free  Miner's Certificate - No. B40446, intend  sixty days from' the date hereof, to apply  tothe Mining recorder for a certificateof Im.  provements, for the "purpose of obtaining a  crown Grant of the. ab^ve claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th dav of September. A. D. 1902.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  Last issue Dec, 31.  ?. MINEEAL   ACI.  Certificate cf ImprsYeaemt.'  ' NOTICK.  "ROB ROY" Mineral Claim, situated in the  Kettle River Mining Oivision of Yale District. Where located : Providence Creek  camp, west of and adjoining "Iron Mountain" mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I. James  Alexander  Macdonold, acting as agent for James J.  Warren, Free Miners Certificate   No. B.V7360,  intend,  sixty  days from   the  date  hereof  to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  01 Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grant of the above claim  And farther take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before  the  issuance of such Certi': %ate of Improvement.  Dated this 22nd day of September.A. D., 1902.  J. A. MACDONALD \P  THE   BOtTN )AY CREEK   TIMES  Page.  ~*n'K.'ff>..2.  -^@^>?S^g-~-~f--�� \ A  The Great cIvedicn Will he What to *Buy for the Holiday gift and Where  -*���������  to Buy it    c/i  V ?'    > i  fc  Oar Store will Suggest c/Wany Pleasing Gifts.  ^t9mMKww*VmtrmmJrLnmx'--��aiui  wiuiHiB<i��nc��iiKiiirs.*BJmi��,T^(t<uwiri<L>   ��� ������  CIGcARS  Everything is to be found here. Boxes  -. . of 100���50���;25.' What pleases a m;\n  more. Fm- :i beautiful ClirUtm;is  gift to a gentleman friend try a box  ofFlor'Di: Marias at S5.50. But we  have {food brands at all prices.  TOY BOOKS, PAPI5'L"t:RI13S',  ETC.,.  CIGARETTES  LEATHER GOODS      TOBACCOS  Eiifflish, Egyptian, Turkish, etc.  Players Navs' Cut Ci{f;ii'fttu.4, box of  50 at SI.2.) are Mtoe.  A large variety of Ladies' Purses at  cost. Men's Wallets, etc. Cig-ar and  Cig-arette Cases.  CONFECTIONERY     PIPES  We  ase  m.ikur-r a. jjre-it spaci.alty uf  this line from 75 cts per pound up. -,  Are always suitable.    A great variety  ill stock ranging; from S1.00 to 56.00.  If you buy'a pipe you will need Tobaccos. We have a large variety of  brands. As a suggestion, Players  Navy Mixture at 50 cts. per tin.  Gun ' Metal Cigarette Cases and  Match Boxes at S2.00 and SI.50 each.  OUR REGULAR TRADE WIL NOT BY ANY MEANS <BE NEGLECTED.  Smith Curtis.  '���'"���'.'.Smith'Curtis M. P.; P. will hold his  meeting, here at the city hall on Monday  Dec. 22nd. "He expected to be here earlier but a mining deal in which he is  interested kept him in Rossland, The  meeting, will be held at eight o'clock in  the evening and seats will be reserved  for the ladies. As already stated in  tHev, Times, this will be the first pronouncement of Mr. Curtis to his con-  sti t'u'entsjsince he broke with his leader  Joseph* Ma'rtiiiT He wilt not only give  an account of his stewardship but will  deal with'political issues as well.  Local and Personal.  H. J. Cole,.a Spokane mining,man,  was in the city this week.  W. G. Gaunce leaves tomorrow., to  spend the Cristmas holidays with his  family in Seattle.  ':S.dR-.SXLE',~^fewpropefiy.'''"formeriy-  occupied by the bank of British North  America. -Price $2000.00., apply to A.  Hi Sperry.  Chas. E. Betts of the Ciriboo Company was down   from   McKinney  this  weel<-       ;    ������    *j^_i^__^. -  C. A. Powell-of tlie Hunter-Kendrick  company, Grand.' Forks, was in thec'itv  this week.   ' '  ���Blake Wilsoiiof P. Burns &Co., wtus  over from Nelson this week.  ALL, SENSIBLE PEOPLE TRxWEL  BY THE C. P. R.  PEED  AFETY  ATISFACTI0N.  Do  you use Blue Ribbon Tea?  MINERAL ACT  UOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  Binds  ..' .Geo.-C. Tunstall jr.,   general  agent  for the Hamilton Powder Company   is  in.'th'e city. ...  ������Ev F.ine- Sewell who relieves Mr  Mytton while the latter i.s taking a  vacation arrrived from Vancouver nn  Wednesday. Mr. Mytton le.ives tomorrow to spend, his .holiday at the  coasL.  W.-.T.. Hunte.r manager.of .the Hituier  Ken'drick Company has return .d from  a three months' trip to his old home in  Noi'.th Dakota. '.' __  B; A Duff, ofthe Bank of Montreal  staff is confined to his bed by an attack  of appendicitis." ��� ,  Smith & McRae are using on their  Rouyenier Xmas .cards two views of  town,street ,vicws,vie�� sof Mother Lode  Sunset, B. C. mine Eholt and both  smelters. See ud. for this year's verse  Price of each 25���35���40 cents.  A movement is on foot tn or-.:.n��i<5'- i  a Forest and Stream club in in. i_nv  thexibject of which will b<; tli - pr -k-c-  tion of game.' A preliminary meeting  will be held in the city hall next Tuesday evening. All interested are ��� re-  quested to attend.    '"  The East  and West   Together.  Leaves Greenwood 2:37 p. mT  Arr Winnipeg 3rd day 8:45 a m  Arr St Paul 3rd day 6:40 p m  Arr Chicago 4th day 9:40 am  Arr Toronto 5th day 2:45 p m  Arr Montreal 5th day 6:30 p m  Arr New York 6th day 8:55 a m  Through Tourist  Sleeping  Cars.  EAST���Leaves Dunmore Junction  daily for St Paul -Leaves Kootenay  Landing, Tuesday and .Saturday for  Toronto, Montreal and all Eastern  ���points      /;  THROUGH BOOKINGS to EUROPE  Via all Atlantic Routes Prepaid tickets at lowest rates issued from all  European countries  Tlie CP R is. was. and ever will be  Un: "Only Way'- All doubts of this  w.-l be .lisn lied b    application to  E-^jEDPATH. Agent.  ���'$&..'   ��� Greenwood,!*. C.  jrsresRTER;"^~ ErjreoYLE;-4 ^  UP.A., Nelson.      G.P.A. Vancouver  Spotoc Falls & Northern Railway Co  Kelson & Fort Slicppard Railway Co  Red Mountain R.iilway Co.  WasMnftton & G. ft Co,  Van. Vic & E. Ry. & N. Co.  The only all rail route between points  east, west ;md south to Rossland, Nelson. Grand "Forks and Republic, Con-  ni>. is at Spokane with the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co., for points east, west and  south; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson with the K. R.  and N, Co., Kaslo and K.  & S. points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for  Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  Buff el   cars run  on   trains between  Spokane and Republic.  Effective Nov. 22. 1902-  Lravu Akkivk  9:25 a. m.           Spokane 5:45 p. m.  10:15 a. m.           Rossland 5:10 p. m.  7:00 a. m.           Nelson A: o p   m.  11:00 a.m.   (Millers, Grand 4:'. <�� >>. ni.  Forks)  9.15 a. m. Republic       5:40 p. m.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent,  Spokane, Wash  To LEWIS MEYER, FERDINAND HASSE,  and to.any person or persons to whom thev  may have transferred tlieir interest in the  "WHITE HORSE" Mineral claim situate  in-Copper Camp, in the Kettle River Milling Division of Yale District, British Columbia.  You are herebv notified that we have: caused  to he expended S205.00 tu hold the said mineral  claim tinder the '-Mineral Act" that the proportion you should contribute for you undivided one half interest in the above claim is SIO2.5O  and if within ninety days from the first publication of this notice you fnil or refuse to contribute tlie   said  sum  of S102.50 which is now  duc.Avith all costs of advertis'inp, your interest  in the said mineral claim will become vested in  us the undersig-ned, your co-owners under section 4 of an Act entitled the"Mineral Act Amend  ment Act" 1900.  Dated at Greenwood this 7th November, 1902.  1     Margaret k. Mercer,  B. I/. Wood.  James Graham,  Annie Hudson,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "HUNTER" - Mineral  Claim,  situate in  the  Kettle    River    Mining   Division   of   Yale  District.       "Where    located :       Horseshoe  Mountain. Main Kettle River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E.,Asbcroft.  Free Miner's CertificateNo. B302o5, acting-  as agent for Owen Mellon, Free Miner's Certificate No. B74202 intend sixty  days from the date hereof to apply to the  mininif recorder for a certificate of improve  ment for the purpose of obtaining- a crown  Brant for above claim.  And further take notice that  action   n.-.dei  -    ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  Last issue Due. 31.  NOTICE TO   CONTRACTORS.  SCHOOL, EHOLT.  SEALED TENDERS, indorsed '���Tender for  School House" will be received by the  undersigned up to noon of Monday, the sth  D��'��3ernb--r, 1902. for the erection and completion  of a one-room frame school house at Eholt.  Plans, specifications, forms of tender aud  contract may be seen on and after the 24th  November, 1902. at the office of. t he Government  Aiient, Crioeuwood, and at the Lands and  Works-Department, Victoria.  'renders will not be considered unless made  upon the printed forms supplied for the purpose  unci llio agreement to execute a bond appended  to the forms of tender is duly signed by the  contractor himself and two other responsible  residences of the Province iu the penal sum ot  S.350, forthe faithful performance of the work.  The lowest or any tender not necessarilv accepted.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works  Landsaud Works Department.  Victoria, U.C., lSth November, 1902.  Corporation of The City of Greenwood,  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To GEORGE RITER. of the City of Green wood-  in the Province of British Columbia, Pros,  pector:  You are hereby notified that I have expended  $2u0.00 in peiforinintr assessment work on the  "���Harquahala" and "Paramatta" Mineral  clainis. situate in 'Copper Camp, in the Kettle  River Mining'Division, Yale District, liritish  Columbia, and the sum of S5 110 for recording  the said work, the same being necessary to hold  the.claims under the provisions of the Mineral  Act and Amending Acts, and if at the expiration of ninety diavs from the date of the first  publication of this notice in the boundary  Creejc Times, you fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure, namely the  sum' of ?t8.K3, together w ith all the costs of  advertising-, your interest in the said claims  shall become \csted in vour co-owners, pro  rata, according to their several interests there  in, in pursuance uf the provisions of section 4  of 'he Mineral Act Amendment Act. 1900.  Dated  at Greenwood. British Columbia, this  20th, day of October. A. D., 1902.  MIKE MORRIS.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT*.  NOTICE.  "NICKLE PLATE" Mineral Claim, situate  in the Kettle River Mi. ing Division of  Yale District. Where located : About five  miles North of Canycn Creek and about two  miles West of the Main Kettle River.  TAKE N >TICE thatwe. Charles Newman,  N. E. Peterson and P. A. Litiberg. all of  Camp McKinney in the said Division. Free  Miner's Certificate Nos. I! 4n.4S'J: B. 40.44". and  B. 40.44S ressec.tively. Intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply tothe lining Recorder for a Certificateof improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant ofthe  above claim.  And further take  notice that action,  under  section  37.   must   be   commenced   before    the  issuance of such Certificate of Iniprovements.  CHARLES NEWMAN.  NILS EDVIN PETERSON  PATRICK AXEL L1XDBERG  Da'ed this 31st day of May. A. D. 1902.  Last issue Nov. 30.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1903.  VOTERS LIST.  *  't  is what they ail say about  Impossible   to  cut  the   face:   shaves  easily, quickly and cleanly,  .    +���  *  *  Illustrated booklet free.    :  Mail Orders promptly filled.  +������ McLennan,   IVlcFeely   &   Company ���.���_+  4�� Wholesale Hardware Merchants, 4,  4��     122 Cordova Street, VANCOUVER, B. C.      4s  '''STRONGEST IN THE WORLD"  Assets . . $304,568,063.49        Surplus . . $66,137,170.01  H. ALIJENBERGrManager,  605-606-607--Empite.--Sta.te.3.ui-lding,^^^  CHARLES T. KIPP. Cashier-  Office Tel. Brown, 211. Residence Tel. South, 801. .  8  4  1  PROTECT   YOUR   JNTORESTS.  Ask for . . .  A. Small & C'o^  k3  ij^T^ ��sran<  Clothing.  Then See . . .  ��3  Tln�� followiiitr persons are entitled to  have  llieir iiimes uiaced on the Voters List for the  Municipal    Elections   for   the year   1903,    fo  Maj-or :iti(i Aldermen of the Citj- ofjGreenwood.  Any male or female, being a British subject  of tlte full age of twentj- one j-ears who,  a. Is the owner of real estate of the assessed  valu* of not less than one hundred dollars or,  b. Is the representative, being a resident  British subject dulj- authorized bj- tho director  of an incorporated company, which is the as  ses.sed owner of lands, or ofimprovements of  lands,situated within the Municipality or,  c Is the holder of a trades license, the an  riual fee of which is not less than live dolla--.-  or,  d. Is a householder, who has paid, on or be.  fore the 3lst. daj- of December in the j*ear int  mediately p-ttor tothe day of the nomination, all  ���mmieipai rates, taxes, assessment rentals and  license fees, which are not ceangeably on laud,  payable by him or her to the Municipality.  Provided however that in the case of the  Holder of a trade license' or in tlie case of a  householder, he or she sliall. durin? the Month  of December, lu each year, make and cause ti  he delivered to the City Clerk a statuarj- declaration- set out iu Section 2 of The Municipal Elections Act Amend ment Act 1902.  Forms of thesaid declaration may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk at the City Hall  Greenwood B.C.  That this protection label is in the  inside coat or  overcoat pocket.  - Dated November 14tH19o2  G. B. TAYLOR  C. M. C  -.rni.'jE-c.^r. ������ ���.�������..������> ���"���asf/,  ^        .'    ���-. ���:���-....-, '������vV     s(?  -'   -Y" ,   ���'��� -A-'-\L- ...V^iO^��^^^  "Royal Brand" is Tailor-made.  "Royal Brand " is superior in Fit and Finish. ..  "Royal Brand" costs no more than poorly  made Clothing.  " Royal Brand " is guaranteed to give entire  satisfaction.  "Royal   Brand"   makers   are   founders   in  Canada of Tailor-made Clolliiug ready-       |  to-wear. (  GREENNW00D, B. C, V  Page 4.  THE   BOUNDAivi    CREEK   TIMES.  ������ll��0��***��:������a������**��a***����0������*0a*��0��#��������������jti����0*����a  ION  ��� on all  * Garments.  THE BEST WORKMANSHIP  EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.  CLEANING, PRESSING AND REPAIRING DONE.  e  *  *  SHOULD BE ORDERED NOW  THE LATEST GOODS  THE LOWEST PRICES.  W. ELSON,  COPPER STREET,  GREENWOOD  *  ��    0 OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL  ��� a*0!������0*��0*����0***0��0��0������0000����0^0��0*0����l0000��0'a��0*��'I  Merchant Tailor.  Boundary Creek Times  Issued everv f ridav  Duncan Ross Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  y  Pub Year $ 2 00  Six Months  1 25  To Foreign Countries- 2 SO  FRIDAY   DECEMBER 13 190;.  AN AMUSING ERROR.  The British editors who have visited  B. C. have written entertaining and  withal wonderfully accurate descriptions of the province and its resources.  Ia minor matters,errors have crept in,  ���ome of which are decidedly amusing.  Jamea Proudfoot who represented the  Glasgow Herald has written some capital letters, but w hen he reached Grand  Forks, he like many another g-oo'd man  got a bit off. After describing the  beauties of the little valley town, he  discovered a most remarkable blot on  her escutcheon. The blot to quote his  own words was revealed by the frank  announcement that secret societies are  represented by the Knights of Pithias  (whoever they may be), the Oddfellows  and the Foresters.  It is aaid that a Scotchman cannot  appreciate a joke; it may be equally  true that a Scotchman makes jokes that  no one else can appreciate. Mr, Proud-  foot may hare been joking; if not he  certainly took a scunner at the work  secret, and likened those fraternal  bodies to theE uropean Nihilists, Clan-  aa-Gaels and such like folk. Had he  made enquiries he would have discovered that the mission of these secret  societies is to relief distress, comfort  the afflicted, nurse the sick, anc1 educate the orphan.  L.AND GRANTS TO RAILWAYS.  The announcement that the Grand  Trunk will be extended to the Pacific  coast and the subsequent announcement that the company who will build  the line, intend to ask the Dominion  and the various provinces for aid in the  shape of cash subsidies and land grants  similar to those given the C. P. R. and  -the Canadian Northern is one in which  all the people are interested. It is not  a question for those who will be contiguous to the railway when built but for  ail the people of Canada. There  have been grave doubts in the minds  of many people regarding the wisdom  of state aiding any railway; a larger  number are convinced that it is high  time the practice was discontinued.  The present system leads to all manner  of corruption and it is not the most  meritofious proposition that wins but  the one with the greatest pull. E. V.  Bodwell K. C. when a candidate for the  aufferages of the people of Victoria  proclaimed his belief that land grants  were all right when hedged around  with proper restriction. He pictured a  Utopian scheme where big railway projects could be carried out, where large  grants of land could be given, but  where at the same time a revenue could  be secured for the province and the  land made available for the settler at  reasonable terms. Bodwell and his  Utopia fell because of the fearful onslaught of Messrs McKenzie <5k Mann  who wanted land grants and cash subsidies without any reservation whatever. The policy is bad and no amount  of restrictions or reservations will make  it good. What is wanted in this prov-  incc is a general lawaippliotable" tb'all  railways. When such a law is enforced  then the parliament and the government will cease to be troubled by pro-:  feasional subsidy hunters and charter  mongers.  In contradistinction to our policy is'  the one in force in the state of Washington. A general railway law is there  in force under which railways may be  built without spending enormous sums'  of money in securing railway charters;'  at the same time, the granting of large'  areas of   public   lands to railways is'  never suggested. They have more  railways than we have and they appear  to have no difficulty in securing more  when the development of a new district  warrants construction. They have  even gone a step further. They are  now endeavoring to secure such legislation as will effectually regulate the  rates on all railways.  The granting of aid to transcontinental lines whose objective point is the  Pacific coast in order to secure a share  of the oriental trade   is peculiarly objectionable.   Why should this province  practically   bankrupt   itself and  give  away a   large   portion  of   its   native  wealth to railway companies who have  already >:xpressed their- determination  to reach the Pacific coast through' this  province.   Surely if it is at all necessary to aid railways that aid should go  to secure   transportation   for   districts  that do not lie in the wake of transcontinental lines.   The C. P. R., the Canadian Northern and the Grand Trunk  are fit subjects for proper regulation  and control and not for public charity  The mistakes of the past we must honestly face but there is no good  reason  why an unwise policy should be perpetuated.   We should be prepared to wel  come all railways but at the same time  we should guard with jealous care the  heritage of the people.  000O0OO0O00000O000000O0000��O000000O0000O0000OOOOOOOOO  OO00O0O000<H><)<X>0<>0O0OO<K>0O<M)O<>0<X>O<>0O0000O00<>00O0C "  Established 1836.     Incorporated by Royal Charter.  CAPITAL,   ^ri,000,0OO--$4,866,666.66  Reserve Fund,^:365,000--$i,776,333.33  London England.     H- STIKEMAN, General Manager, Montreal,  J. ELMSLY, Inspector. Montreal.  Branches and agents in all the principal cities of Canada and the United 9tate��,  and correspondents In all parts of the world.  .;   . GREENWOOD BRANCH:   Copper Street. j*:.  oooooooc*oobooOoooooooooooo*oooooooooooooooooooo0O*oooo  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO* OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCN&OOOO��  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo  PIPES,  CIGARS  ��  ::  ANB CIGARETTES.  WATCHES AND  CLOG KS REP AIRE��  ALL. W��RK GUARANTEES,  CURLEW STAGE OFFICE.  ARRY YUILL,  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD.  5��<>������>��<��0��O��00��<>fl*^��O^0O0O0<K>-0OOO0O000OOO0O0OOOO0OO<&  WHEN OUGHT WE TO  GO TO A DENTIST?  Many think it unnecessary  to devote particular attention to the teeth until the  appearance of the mouth is  affected by damaged, decayed or broken teeth. Others  give the teeth no attention  till pain compels them.  The stupidity and shortsightedness of either policy is  evident.  Everyone who thinks a  moment on the subject knows  that food cannot be masticated  satisfactorily if one or more teeth  are tender, inflamed, decayed, or  othervise out of working order;  and if this be the case, the mouth  requires immediate attention.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Block, Greenwood, B. C  ABEL HALLBERG  MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN  s, ft, Be.  GREENWOOD AND MIDWAY, B. C.  SEALS, STENCILS, PRICE MARKERS,  HUNTING WHEELS, NUMBERING  MACHINES, BAND DATING AND NUMBERING STAMPS, CHECK PERFORATORS, RUBBER TYPE, PRINTINe  PRESSES, ETC.   FRANKLIN STAMP WORKS, Vancouver  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  YOUR  SWEET  TOOTH  Gets active about Xmas  We can satisfy it.  Delicious  CANDIES  CHOCOLATES  ETC.  E. SEMERAD,  Dealer in Fruits, Confectionery etc.  dooooooooooooooooooooooooo  GEO. R. NADEN,  Manager.  REPRESENTING:  The Phoenix Fire Assurance The British America Asaur-'  Co. of London, England.  The Western Assurance Co.,;  of Toronto.  ance Co., of Toronto.  The Canadian Birkbeck Investment and Savings Co.  MINES.  STOCKS,  REAL; ESTATE:  ^: THE :^^=���  Copper Street.  ~| OPEN DAY  12,  MEALS AT ALL HOURS  PRIVATE ROOMS FOR LADIES.  TRY OUR COFFB B  Charles R. Pittock,    :    ^ropn  TO  to  TO  TO  TO  TO  to  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO  TO;  TO  TO  TO  Greenwood  Liauor Company  R GRIEGER, Manager.  f&  Vk  fcfc  Vk  Mt  fefc  fat  fcfc  fefc  life  fefc  fefc  bfc  fcfe  * ������������.'.���''������'���'������  I ���foe Oyster Season      I  # .*  * Is now in full swing.    Try our ' ��  S BULK OYSTERS.                           |  S -,T  �� Imported by us direct from  the  beds.    Strictly fresh     ���  * and of good quality. ���  I 2_^ P* Burns $ go; f  : I  * :-���.-���-.'.��  $tttf������#����a0����a��a��a��������a��*������i��a����e0a0tt0fi*e*������*****������  T. M. GULLEY  DEALERS IN  f FURNITURE, * CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  $ COPPER STREET,  GREENWOOD.  S.:*^��fr*<K��i��K^-w~:~x~:-:~^^^  What About Your Xmas ad. ? 13(  THE   BOtfiN )AY CREEK   TIMES  Page J).  ^M>4)4f4b^  HARDWARE DEPARTMENT  Dinner Sets,   Tea Sets,  China Sets,  Odd  pieces   in China, Wedgewood  and other fancy ware.  Carving Sets, Water Sets, Chamber  Sets,   Silver   Knives,    Forks    and  Spoons.    Lamps, Pocket Knives for  both Women and Men.  Skates,  a fine assortment for Men,  Women and Children.  Brussells Carpet Sweepers.  Ranges,   Stoves,   and   a   thousand  other suitable articles.  FURNISHING DEPARTMENT  Clothing.  Boots   and  Shoes,   Hats  and Caps, Mufflers.   Handkerchiefs,  Gloves, Suspenders, Ties, Umbrellas  . Cuff Buttons, Etc., Etc.  Each of our departments abound with  Christmas Goods X Before selecting your  gifts for Xmas, call and see our many  beautiful and useful articles.  -'X   2��   2C  |S)E)MBMBE}R.a complete  stock.   Try us   with. your  Jr\< v��� rw.-       The Place Where Good and Prices are Right  Xmas Orders.  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD GO,  WMITED  GROCERY; DEPARTMENT  'Absolutely the most complete and  best selected stock of Groceries in  the district.. We have been very  careful iii selecting- our Holiday  stock, and positively have everything needed to prepare the nice  things for Christinas.  A car of Ogilvies products just arrived consisting--of their famous  Hungarian Flour, R. Oats, Wheat  Granules, Etc. Etc. . , -���    -. ,   . ���.    ���  Monarch, the new soft wheat, state-  of Washington,  Flour  now carried  by us.  Apples, a car en route of fine Winter  apples, all good keepers. /.    ' .  t  fee  ^  m-  ��������mw^    T" T i, -T i ^ "t1 T *t" "t* t t t-     Vint  3ooooo5ooooooooooooooooooo��K>ooooooooooooooooooooooooo  EDITOR'S  EASY CHAIR.  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo#oooooooooooooooooooooooo<k>  Where; is   Pennsylvania? Where, is j ence in. the temporary White HouSe."  Scranton? Are they in the land of free?  Are they peopled with descendants of  those brave men who a century and a  quarter ago fought for liberty and  won? Who can believe' the uncontradicted testimony which was given before the coal strike commission ? It  would be easy to give credence to such  testimony if the same were in Russia  or Turkey, or some other far distant  land of Which we hear little, and the  little we do hear is probably biassed.  But it 4b surely impossible that the  Biavery"6f the w-brit'form can exist in  the United States,  Read this:  "Mrs. Kate Burns of Jeddo was then  But the cold blooded rapacity of  Markle & Co., is not yet satisfied with  robbing widow and the fatherless eviction and death must follow.' Here is  the story:  Henry Coll, another Markle miner,  told how his family, including his  mother in law, who was 100 years ole?,  were set out on the road with the household goods. He gave a graphic de  scription of how he was injured many  times in the mines. He said one of his  legs was no better than a wooden one;  he had only one eye, his hands had  been crushed, ribs broken and skull  fractured. The company gave him  nothing until after the employes took  up a collection for him,  then he was  THIS SPACE-BELONGS  TO  t*V***0*I"*I*^  ^J^J^I^J^i^^^^^J^J*^4H^��^5����j*^  -HEADQUARTERS FOR�����  II  1  r  A  1)11  IIU  L  called to the stand and told a story of : given $50 after being on the injured  jbow she and her two boys worked 13 list for two years. The company took  years to piiy off an accumulated house out of the collection the rent he owed^  rent and coil bill due to the Markle, In answer toother questions, hegsaid  company. She was examined by law- he was one of the 13 evicted by the  yer Darrow and, in answer to his ques-QMarkle company. The only rent he  tibns, said her husband was an engineer owed was for the months during the  inside the Markle mines. The hus strike. The company gave no reason  band was killed underground, leaving   for evicting him.  nerwith four children,  the oldest of      Then   followed   the   most   pathetic  ^ho^'wi^a'bby of 8 ^ears;^ Thecoma"  pany never offered her a penny, but old miner, decrepit from many injuries,  th* employes gave her about $180 to told, under examination, of how the  defray the funeral expenses. After her eviction was carried on. The wife was  husband had been killed she moved sick and her old hundred year old  from her four room house into one con- mother was blind and unable to walk^  tainingbnly two rooms, one room above The day on which they were thrown  the other, and for the next six years out was rainy. He took them as best  she straggled as best she could to get he could to Haxelton, seven miles away,  along.    She took in washing, scrubbed   and placed them in a cold, damp, empty  19  The Pioneer Stationer and  Confectioner   of    Boundary-  Creek.  A LARGE CONSIGNMENT OF  TO���Bf!31<  TO ARPJVE IN A FEW DAYS AT THE  SouthEnd  5  t  ���?  ���?  y  5*  t  y  y  y  y  y  t  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  y  x  cM ytnlt be   Welcome:    \  ���   V  ��� - ���:���  CF*\   for the neighbors, and once in a while  she was given the cieauingof the offces  of the Markle company. During the  six years, she said, she kept her children at school, and when the eldest  child was 14 years of age she sent him  to the mines to help earn the daily  bread. At the end of the first month  the lad brought home his wage statement, showing that the mother owed  $396 for back rent. The boy's wages  for the month had been taken off the  bill, and he came Home emptyhanded.  She submitted to this, and in the course  of time her next boy was old enough  to help earn a living, and he, too, was  sent to the colliery. Like the older  brother, the second boy received no  pay. his earnings being deducted for  rent.  The tears of the mother on the witness stand were by this time welling  up," and when she added that the money  she earned for cleaning the Markle offices was never given her, but was  kept by the company for rent, the com  missioners looked at one another in  surprise. She said it took the three  of them 13 years to make up the debt,  the mother's earnings from neighbors  being the principal contribution toward  the maintenance of the family. The  debt was cleared last August. During  the six years, from the time her husband waa killed until the time when  the firfct boy went to work, the company  never asked her for rent. This con-  eluded the mineworkers'case against  G. B. Markle & Co., except that Mr.  Darrow read and had placed upon the  records of the commission John Mar-  kle's statement to President Roosevelt  at the time of the now famous confer-  house. This was last month, when the  atmosphere on the Hazel ton mountains  was quite cold. His wife became worse  Medical aid was kindly furnished free  by a Hazelton doctor, but it did not:  help her much.  "We were greatly worried because of1  our having been turned out of the  house, and one night," he said between  sobs, "she died,"  "She died;" said Judge Gray, who  was pacing to and fro across the room  as he quickly turned as he heard the  man's last words.  "Yes sir, she died, and I buried her  yesterday."  All the commissioners and many of  those in the court room were much affected by the old miner's story. The  witness went on to say that he did not  know whether the centenarian was  alive today or not. She was in a- bad  condition owing to her daughter's death  when he left the house last night.  No one cared to cross examine and  Judge Gray said:  "That is all, Mr. Coll, and that's  enough.  ' It is not  surprising that anarchists  are produced in United States.  y  y  y  ���    UVIMIUIIUUIV Y  y  5*  y  X  at moderate  class board  Well heated rooms  prices. Also first  by day or week.  THE SWAYNE  HOUSE,  Silver Street,  Greenwood.  X  t y  y  y  y  v  y  y  y  %  bicycle and     |  machine repairs. ��  skatesISarpened.  painting and  sign work.  f Copper St.,   Greenwood.  Gr*  CF*  CF*  (F*,  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  IF*  CF*  CF*  S=*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid-up. $12,000,000  $8,000,000.  fe=9  *=5  President.   Lord Sthathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drommond,  General Manag-er :    E. S   Clouston.  j   All The Principal'   I  I Cities     in    Canada, f  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  Travellers' Credits, available in any part/if the world.  Branches in London, Eng.  Buy and sell Sterlinp'Exc;  Travellers' Credits, available i  Greenwood Branch,  New York, Chicago.  ; Grant Commercial an  F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  Tammmmmmmmsmmmmmez  i  ���?  ���W-I^X^KK^X^X-X^XK^K-M^X-:**'  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS]  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  BAR GOODS  THE f MADIAS RANK OF COMMERCE  With Which is Incorporated^  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX. President.  HENRY  Rest, $2,000,000  WALKER. General Manager  F. MYTTON  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  P. O.  The  largest   hotels  and finest  residences in B.C. were furnished by us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B. C.  BOX 296. 'PHONE 179  IU. 3. IHcniillan $ ��o.,  WHOLESALE GROCERS AND AGENTS FOR  TUCKET CIGAR CO., UNION LABEL CIGARS.  BRANDS.  MONOGRAM. MARGtlEKITA. iiOOUET, OUR SPECIAL,  EL JUSTILLO,        EL CONDOR.        SARANTIZADGS.    SCHILLER  Corner  Alexander Street and Columbia  Avenue. Vancouver, *J. C. V  Page 6.  THE    BOUNDAai    CREEK   TIMES.  GOLD FINCH BONDED  C M. Fassett Takes the Property at  a Big Figure.  C. M. Fassett of Spokane has bonded the Gold Finch fur himself and  eastern associates. The property is  owned C. W. H. Samson of Greenwood  and is situated about half a mile above  the city hall. It was bonded last summer to Sutherland and McDonald who  look out about ��2,000 worth of ore. The  ore runs high in gold values. Mr.  Fassett and his associates have made  a substantial cash payment and the  figtue mentioned in the bond is a large  one. They "are to commence work immediately and sink a shaft 100 feet in  depth. Julius Ehrlich who is looking  after Mr. Fassett's interest is calling  for tenders for the work.  will be under the direction of tae choir  master A. M. Whiteside.  The B. C. Loan  Meat Contract Awarded.  P. Burns & Co. will furnish the  meat for the men employsd in the construction of the V. V. & E. from Curlew. A contract to this effect has been  signed by Siems & Shields the railway  contractors delivery to begin next  week. The Midway shop of P. Burns  & Co. which has been closed down for  some time will reopened on Monday  and this will be made the distributing  shop for the various railway camps  The awarding of the meat contract  conclusively proves th it railway work  is to c l n n -DC ��� Mil ii ��� ': ���. t ���! v.  SlJ^l    ]})3J:  The London Daily Mail has the foi  lowing to say regarding the recent B.  C. Loan issue.  "The British Columbia loan issue as  we intimated yesterday, was a fiasco.  The colony gets its money, forthe loan  was underwritten, but the underwriters are in tlie unpleasant position  of having at the moment 80 per cent  or so of the scrip to look at. Nor were  the results of the Natal loan tender  any too satisfactory. Of the ��1,500,000  of Threes offered the underwriters are  left with over 60 per cent. The  average was only ��94 Is. Id. The  applications only reached ��1,919,700 in  all. It cannot be said that there  is any particular cause for regret  that these colonial borrowers have had  such a chilly reception. The market  and Lombard-street are slowly recuperating after the heavy demands made  on them during the war, and capital is  gradually accuniulating,but conditions  are not such that there could be another  big rush of borrowers in the near future without exercising a strong adverse  influence on investment markets as a  whole. It is most satisfactory, therefore, to find the check administered.  FOR SALE.  Eight room house, on Silver Street, Fisher's  addition, Greenwood, B.C.. cheap lor cash, or  on easy terms. Also Anaconda, 1?. C. property  for sale. Address FRANK MILLER, 2013  Mai Ion Ave., Spokane, AVash.  BUNTING & DEMPSEY  Contractors and Builders.  ESTIMATES     FURNISHED     FOR  ALL KINDS OF WORK.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  The nii-nilier "f ^t. Columbia's  church choir .issisi <1 hy the other  choirs of the city, 1- d by Mrs. Oliver  the populiir soprano, will render a  sacred concert at the church building  on Friday evening next, the 19th inst.  An attractive programme has been  prepared. The affair promises to be a  genuine musical treat and a large attendance   is   expected.      The   concert  2$  and Saddle Horses  A List of Firms Who Are   Doing  Business in  Greenwood.  ���*������  -Y  f  ?  V  f  f  BANKS.  THE BANK OF MONTREAL.  F. .T. Finucane, ��� Manager.  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH NORTH  AMERICA.  W. G. H. Belt,       -       -      Manager.  THE CANADIAN BANK OF  -   COMMERCE.  Henry F. Mytton,       -      Manager.  A. C, DAVIES  Rubber Stamps  SEALS, STENCILS, l'RICI! MAKKEKS,  PRINTING WHEELS, NtJMIlEKING  MACHINES, BAND DATING AND NUM.  11EKING STAMPS, CHECK PBKI'ORAT-  OKS,        RUHUEK        TYPE,        PKINTINe  FRANKLIN "STAMP WORKS, Vancouver  Near McNeill's Feed Store.  E. W. BISHOP  STEAMFITTING, HOT  WATfcR HEATING.  DRY GOODS AND CLOTHING-  RENDELL & CO.,  Dealers in Dry Goods, Men's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Mason & Risch  Pianos., etc., etc.  THE MART. '  '-.-  .:."  Gaunce & Wickwire. '  Real Estate.   Money  to   Lc>ari.:   Fire  Life and Accident Insurance.  TAILORING.  WILSON ���&* CO. ���..   -..'���  Merchant Tailors. Greenwood, St.  W. ELSON, V';  Merchant Tailor. .  Copper Street.       Opp. Windsor Hotel,  ASSAYERS.  GREENWOOD TRADING CO'Y., ���  Limited.  General Merchandise. Copper St.  Estimates Given.     Satisfaction  Guar;  an teed.  Naden-Flood Block,  Greenwood*  ^iuiuuiuiiuiuuuiuiuuiuuuiuuiaiuiiuuituiuiiiiiuu��tuutuiiiiiii.uiiiiuuuiauiuuiuiuui  w  For prices of lots and other  information address   Greenwood is the financial and commercial centre 01 -the  Boundary Creek District. It is the supply point for the  Mining- camps. From the city roads lead to Greenwood..  Dead-wood, Copper, Summit, Long- Lake, Skylark, White  and Atwood, Wellington and other Boundary Creek camps.  HUNTER-KENDRICK CO., Limited;  General Merchandise,  Copper Street, Greenwood.  WALTER E. SEGSWORTH-.      ���  Provincial Assayer and Chemist.  Control Assays a Specialty.' " ���" '���?  . Greenwood,.B.C.  DRUGGISTS.  J. L. WHITE,  Druggist,  Copper. Sti.  GROCERIES AND HARDWARE.  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD CO.,  LIMITED.  Dealers in  Hardware,  Groceries   and  Furnishings.  JEWELLRY-  MILLER BROS.  Jewellers and Opticians.  S. BARRY YUILL  Practical Watchmaker   and   Jeweller.  Greenwood, B. C.  Robt. Wood or C. Scott Galloway, Greenwood    g  n ...  mfs..-: .mm.g* ,��"> "*  james  ��#-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEG-  MANUFACTURERS OF  -**  MEATS, ETC.  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC-  FRED B. HOLMES,  Agent;    Collector,    Janitor.     -Large���  - warehouse for storing goods;   ; ,'���  P.O. Box 25     Residence opp, city hall; ���  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE.  BEALEY INVESTMENT &' TRUST'  COMPANY; Limited;. ������;:���.:-:  George R. Naden,       -      Manager.  Insurance, Mines, Stocks, Real Estate.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS;  HALLETT <& SHAW    .  ' '; Barristers; Solicitors, ;; -  Notaries Pubuc.  Cahie Address:   "hallett."  s  ~) Moreing &  I Leiber's.  Bedford M'Neill's   Greenwood,  Neal's  I. H.  HALLETT.  B.O,    .  H.C. SHAW.  CANDY FACTORY-  C. V   SEMERAD,  Candy Factory and Ice Cream Parlors,  Fruits, etc.  1 Tnaer$ofl*$ergeanf  ������  ������  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  Agents For The Bullock Diamond Drills. _______  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS ...  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS  OF ALL KINDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN ROSSLAND.  S~ R. JH. C. mcKallVt KosslcJnd, B. C ~3  ��  i��i��i��i��  ^���^<#)<#M0��(t-i)-���)<#-(i><i>^^-0^''���)��-(i)^��<i)-0<i)<'i)'^  K��'I��-  h  m  .WHEN YOU WANT.  r  STATIONERY, ETC  SMITH & McRAE,  Dealers in  Stationery,   Blank  Books,  Wall Paper, Tobaccos,  Confectionery.  H. B. MUNROE,  Dsaler in  Confectionery,   Stationery,  Tobaccos, Fruits, Etc.  J. L. COLES,  Stationery,   Newspapery, Periodicals.  H. A. KING & CO.,  Tobaccos,   Cigars,  Smokers Sundries,  Books, Newspapers and Periodicals.  ����@  rm  ��� 9*  That is printing. When you want cheap nasty printing  send east for it. Our stock and work is always the best;  our prices are reasonable. The office now has power  presses and everything necessary for good work and  prompt delivery. We pay the highest wages and get the  best workmen.  The boundary Creek Times.  UK  o  r^  ��^CP"lsw��w��-  J*. ,r\. J*. S< **. .X  ^*#)��(1)'^) ���Cg)#'<WtfW8h  HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.  THE GEM RESTAURANT,  C. R. Pittock, - Proprietor.  M��L-EOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Wallace-Miller block. Copper s*rtet,  Greenwood, B.C.   .  J. R. Brown. J. P. McLeod.  A^HVR^Mr.^HJTWsn^7^  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C .  OHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    an:�� ; ��� Provincial  Land Surveyor!  GREENWOOD.   ,���   .  :      ;      :   B.  O.  I\. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and '  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Mining and Engineering Surveys.    "  Underground Work a Specialty.  Wood Block (next Customs oflice.)  GREENWOOD, B. C.  FURNITURE.  T. M. GULLEY & CO.  Dealers in Furniture, Carpets and  Linoleums, etc.  BREWERIES.  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  Portman & Portman,       Proprietors.  In draft or bottles at all leading  hotels.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS  THE GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  R. Greiger, Manager.  Agents for Pabst  and Calgary Beer.  MINERAL ACT 18%.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "SILVER DOLLAR" Mineral Claim, situaie  in tlie Kettle River Miniuir'Divisiou of Y.ile  District. Wherelocated: A '��out five miles  North of Canyon Creek and about two miles  West of tlieMain Kettle River. ��� ��� ���    .-'  TAKE NOTICE  that we, Charles "Newman,  of Camp McKinuev in the said  Di vision. .  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 4o,+8'> and  Jacob  Peterson,  of  the  same  place,   Free  Miner's��  Certificate No.B.40,44r>, intend sixt.v days from  the date hereof,-to  apply to the Mining- recorder for a Certificate of.   Improvements for  the  purpose  of obtaining- a Crown  Grant to  the above claim. .....     f."  And further take notice that actioo^ midei  section 37, must be commenced before the is  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of May, A. D:,' 1902.  CHARLES N.E'WMAN,  JACOB PETERSG-N.  Last issue Nov  30.  SOCIETIES.  % BOUNDAHV   VAtLEY   LODGE  No; 38.1. O.O. F.  Meets every Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in-then-"  lodge room at the Wood Hall.     A cordial invi  tation is extended to all sojourning brethertL  W. Elso.v, N.G. A. D. Hallett, Ifcec.Sec  F re! Fire! W. A. Chappelle, better  known as "Old Cap," will act as Chimney Swei'p. clfan a no set up your stoves  leave word at Pioneer Hotel or O."  I. C. New and 2nd band store. .���  asm  0  v  THE   BOUTS )AY CREEK   TIMES  Page 7.  I  s  uuuiUiUiiuaiiuaiiuiai  At the Big Corner Store Stocks Were Never so Complete in Every Department,  Than at the Present Time*  WOMEN'S WAISTS,  ���1^^  In all the popular materials and newest styles, and prices that are sure to be  right.  A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT of up-to-date Furs in "Victorias" "Caperines"  "Collarettes" and Fur Boa's  Specially selected for the Xmas Trade.    Twents-five per  cent off all Men's  Overcoats for this month.    All sizes in stock anil new o-oods.  THE MUNTER-KENBRICK C��. LTD,  General Merchandise, Greenwood B. C.  THE HARDWARE DEPARTMENT.  A complete stock of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. I ~3��r  The latest improved p atterrsin Ladies' and Gent's �� =2��r  Skates. Handsome Carving Sets, just the thing for a  Xmas present. We are agents for the "Studebaker"  Sleigh and Cutters.    Get our prices before buying.  MS  Interesting Case Regarding  Forfeiture Notice.  The'* Right of Co-owner to  Protest  Affainit Advertising Out-  la 190C the legislature added a section to the Mineral Act which prorides  for the advertising out of co-owners in  mineral claimfwhen these co-owners  ncfffleet or' refuse to contribute their  share of the coat ot assessment necessary to hold the mineral clainis. The  ���ection has jrprked very well and it  was- not untit this week reviewed  in the courts..^County court was held  here on Tuesday last, His Honor Judge  Leaiay presiding. After some unimportant cases-were disposed of, that of  Collins va. Bradshaw was considered  Bradshaw ia a hotel keeper at 20-mile  in the Similkameen district. He and  Geo: H. Collins are interested in some  promising mining claims on 20-mile.  Bradshaw inserted the usual notice of  ���_^forfititure_iin vthe Jiimilkameen^^ Star,,  stating that he had performed so much  work on the claims and that if Collins  failed or refused to pay his portion of  the expenditure: together with cost of  advertising,Coll ins' interest should become vested in Bradshaw his co-owner.  Collins claimsd that he advanced sums  of money at various mines in connection with the mining claims,that Bradshaw was indebted to him and through  his solicitor A. S. Black appeared before Judge Leamy and asked for an injunction restraining Bradshaw from  continuing the forfeiture proceedings.  The learned judge granted an injunction pending the trial of the action.  When the case came upon Tuesday A.  M. Whiteside appeared for Bradshaw.  Mr. Black asked for an accounting and  the Judge appointed James S. Birnie,  Mr. McMynn's assistant, to go into the  the accounts between Collins and Bradshaw. Mr. Whiteside asked that injunction be dissolved because if theac-  countiug showed that Bradshaw was  iudebted to Collins, any proceedings of  forfeiture would fail. Mr. Black pointed  out that all Baadshaw had to'do was  file an affidavit of publication with the  Mining Recorder and Collins interest  became vested in him. He could then  transfer the entire claim to some one  else and Collins would have difficulty  ia securing his interest, in any event  as the filing of the affidavit is taking  as proof of forfeiture, an innocent third  party might suffer.  His Honor said it was the first time  the matter came up in B. C. courts and  consequently there was no previous  ruling. Thelaw was copied from theU.  S.Mineral Act and there were no doubt  numerous esses there. He thought the  injunction should not stand,because the  o forfeiture proceedings must fail if the  accounting was in favor of the plan-  tiff Collins. Finally Mr. Whiteside  gave an undertaking that no transfer  of the property would be made until  after the accounts were taken, and tbe  injunction was dissolved.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "LA PLAZA"  Mineral  Claim, situate in the  Kettle River, Miniuff Division of Yale Dist  rict.   Where located :   Providence camp.  Take Notice that I, John P. McLeod, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 54954 as apent for  GeorgeF. Miller, Free Miner's Certiiicate No.  B 55006' intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mininir Recorder for a Certifi-  cate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining- a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, andei  section 37, must be coraMenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement!..  Dated this 21st day of October, A. D., 1902.  Last ins. Dec. 24. J. P. McLEOD  Certificate of Improvements-  NOTICE.  CORNWALL Mineral  Claim  situate  in  the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Osovoos  . District.      Where   located ;     About "two  miles North east of Camp McKinney on  McCarren Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  acting 'as agent for P. B. S. Stanhope,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B55422, Intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining- Recorder for Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before tlie is-  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of July. A. D. 1902  Sept. 18. SIDNEY M. JOHNSON  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TACOMA Mineral claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining- Division of Osoyoos District.  Wherelocated: Near Bon ndary Falls and  adjoining-tlie Don't Know mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  acting as agent for Sain J. Jensen, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 4L799 and Annie  Christenson, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B 5491s, intend sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder  tor a Certificate oflmprovements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of July, A. D.. 1902.  Sept. 18. SYDNEY M, JOHNSON  ** &&&��&&&&&&&&&&&&  J. A. ZELLER,    Prop.  Comfortable rooms by day ot  month.  MEALS AT AL,h HOURS.  Board  and Room  by the month  $25,00.  fc jp j? ��f jf ar jp *? ��p ��" jr jp t? jp jp te 1  NOTICE OF FORFEltJURE^  To George Beardsley of Greenwood, B. C.and  any person or persons tc whom be may  hare have transferred hfs Interest in the  "L. S." Mineral Claim, situate In Skylark  Camp In the Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale District.  YOU ARE hereby notified that I have ex-  pended $205.00 in order to hold tbe said  mineral claim under the provisions of the  Mineral Act, that you should contribute $102.50  as your portion of the said sunt for your undivided one half interest in said claim and if  within 90 days from the first insertion of this  notice you fail or refuse to contribute the sum of  $102.50 which is now due by you, together with  all costs of advertising, yourinterest In the said  mineral claim will become the property of the  subscriber under section four IA an Act entitled  the "Mineral Act Amendment Act," 1900.  Dated at greenwood. B. C, the 26th day of  September, 1902.       ROBERT DEMPSTER,  THE NEW  <r\  Remodelled, Renovated and Refurnished. Only the best Liquors and  Cigars. Prompt servicer Courteous  Treatment. Good Rooms. Modern  Conveniences.  Fred B. Munn,     Manager.  Don't be Misled  By Eastern catalogues.  Dont's .send east for Xmas  presents because they are  cheap and get something  you don't want. Come and  see our goods and get out  prices. We guarantee satisfaction ;   A. LOGAMCo  Watchmaker  and Jewellers.  ���"THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE By  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To JOHN COLLINS and any person or persons to whom he may have transferred his  inteiests in the ���'TIP TOP" Mineral claim  situate on the West Fork of Keltic River,  lying North of and adjoining  the Knob  Hill Mineral claim   in   the  Kettle   River  Mining- Division of Yale District.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  $102.50 in order to hold the said mineral claim  under the provisions of the Mineral Act, that  you should contribute $51.25 as your portion of  the said sum for your undivided one half interest In said claim and if within 90 days from  the first insertion of this notice you fail or refuse to contribute the sum of ��51.25 which is  now due bj  you, together with   all costs of  advertising-,  your  interest   in    said   mineral  claim will become the property of the  subscriber under section four of an Act entitled  the ''Mineral Act Amendment Act." 1900.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C. tbe 28th dav of  October, 1902. JOHN MATTHEWS.  Last insertion Jan. 31st, 1903.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To GEORGE RITER, of the City of Greenwood-  in the Province of British Columbia, Pros,  pector:  You are hereby notified that 1 have expended  $200.00 in pei form!up assessment work on the  'Harquahala" and "-Paramatta" Mineral-  claims, situate in Copper Camp, in the Kettle  River Mining Division, Yale District, British  Columbia, and the sum of $5.00 for recording  the said work, the same being- necessary to hold  the claims under the provisions of the Mineral  Act and Amending Acts, and if at the expiration of ninety days from the date of the first  publication of this notice in the Boundary  Creek Times, you fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure, namely the  sum of $08.83, together with all the costs of  advertising, your interest in the said claims  shall become vested in your co-owners, pro  rata, according to their several interests there  in, in pursuance of the provisions of section 4  of the Mineral Act Amendment Act. 1900.  Dated at Greenwood, British Columbia, this  20tb, day of October, A. D-, 1902.  MICE MORRIS.  PORTMAN   & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  ''�������\. ���&���>, ,,������-  GDI 1  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pore Malt Hops. Try  It! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by all the ieading Hotel  for  fluti  es  Engineers  and   Mine  huperintendants will find  [ it to their Interest to re-  'fertons when in need of  anything in   the    Pumt  line.  We make Pumps 0  every description  for  all  services.  Putnj)  Catalogues and  ���Specifications sent upon  aretjuest.   We manufact-_  lure also Northey Gas and '  ���Gasoline Engine-cheap��� THE  ���handy���safe.     Send for ���"  1 Booklet. .  Cunllffei McMillan. J  Agents at RossSand B.C.       w  J  Vancouver Engineering  ���Works, agents at Van-  louver, B. C.  1 M^mim^i^^^^^^^ia'^^^sm' ^^?  "fifes  What About Your Xmas ad. ?  Write to  FOR  Harness  Saddles  AND ALL KINDS OF  HORSE GOODS.  Special prices to Greenwood customers.  Mail orders  promptly  attended to.  UlfUIMNUIQL  Connections with  Western Union Telegraph Company-  f22,000 offices in U.S.A.)   AND   Great North-Western of Canada.  [2,110 offices in Canada.)  CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.  J. C. HELM, Oflice Manager, Greenwood, U.C  TKI.KIMIO.VK No.   12.  NOTICE OF F0RFEITVRE.  To A. BRANSON,  D.R.CAMPBELL,  D. A.  CAMERON and auy others concerned :  You are hereby notified that I lia\re ejqwiulcd  in labor and improvements on the "lioston"  ���'Toronto" and "St. Louis" Mineral claims,  situate en Cranberry Creek, West Fork of  of Kettle River, in tbe Kettle River Mininir  Division of Yale District, the sum of Three  Hundred Dollars, and $7.50 for recording the  same, such beinir the amount required and  necessary to hold the said claims under the  provisionsof the "Mineral Act' and Amending  Acts; and if at the expiration of ninety d��y��  from the date of tlie first publication of this  notice in the Boundary Creek Times you fail  nr refuse to contribute your portion of such ex  penditure, namely $230.50, together with al  costs of advertising-, your interest in said  mineral claims shall become invested in me  (your co-owner) upon filing in tlte proper office  in tbat behalf the affidavit required by Section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900."  Dated this 28tb day of October, 1902.  JOHN N. GREDEN.  Last puplication Jan. 31,1903.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  "MEXICO" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : In Triple Lake  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Allien E. Ashcroft.  Kree Miner's Certificate No. B30265. acting as agent for John C. Farr. Free Minci's  Certificate No. 1550582, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to tbe Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose ,f obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claim.  And  further take notice that action, uuder  ���ection 37.  must be commenced before the issuance of snch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of September, A. I)., 1902.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S��  Lust issue Dec. 31st.  S2K2S  i v *?*e? Page  S.  THE   BOUNDAai    CREEK   TIMES.  ���:������:-:  "i  ><rt<<":<^K<".">*<":":<~^^  I  ?  ?  ?  v  ?  t  f  t  ?  Y  V  V  t  To Luy your girts, you wil] get tlie better selection and  wih our elves be better satisfied. Therefore COME  EARLY. We arc anxious to satisfy our customers  and have just what you want.  Our Xmas cards with a local view and following verse  are sure to interest you :  c*vc no "hot air" up in cur bills  Co pipe vou off today,  Ule've ow!v "hopes." to pav our bills,  Hwd so T pipe tbis lav :���  "mav Santa fill vour Christmas soclts  "Uiitb flood things, quite replete,  "my currency Ss largely rocks  "not par, but bard to beat.  "Some day when ore is turned to matte,  "Or T can sell a claim,  "I beg you to remember that  "I'll write and sign my name.  "Our mines are showing very fine,  "But fellows-east get all tbe swag,  "Hnd meantime T am taking mine,  "H part in work and part in slag."  Smith & McRae,  Books, Paper, Photo Supplies, .Etc.  <~X~K"H~:~X~M^^  Power House Wrecked by  Deluge of Water.  Thos.  Basrley Was   Killed  Electric Current-  toy  an  The hoodoo who remained with the  Cascade Water Power & Light Company during the construction of its big-  works on the Kettle River was particularly active this week. First Thomas  Bayley of Easton's Corner Out.trio who  had been employe-! at t.ie works f'>r  the past six months was electtocnted on  Wednesday last. He grasped a telephone wire which was evidently crossed with one of the big electric cables.  Bagli'y nov. r recovered  cons-ciousness  an.I  died  s  ��� rtlv  f:er  r  ���riving the  sh..  k.  Tli'- s  ire iv ni--  ������     ,  valves  in the big pipe mi  ^  . it to  the  power house  -.ru^  >��� I-I.?.' -  . ,-r an   enor-  mous quantity of water which struck  the corner of the power house carrying  away a portion of the wall and doing  othijr damage. Fortunately none of  the Costly machinery wasJdamagediThe  accident will force the closing down of  the plant for nearly two months.  _^^^Jhie_._ACcid^nti._^n[oj^x^5S5*?_JH'S.-.  mining industry. It was only last  week that the current was turned on  enabling the Granby smelter to run all  its furnaces. Previous to this, two  furnaces >vere idle because of insufficient power. In addition, the Granby  mines and the Snowshoe mines were  going to use Cascade power to run their  big plants.  Owing to the accident it is likely two  furnaces will be blown out at the Granby smelter and shipments again curtailed.  Chas. H. Wolfe of the Waterloo Company arrived from Spokane on Wednesday, and left the next morning for  Camp McKinney.  Coming of Dainty May Sargent.  Few, if any, seen in Greenwood have  gained as many friends in the theatrical profession as that fascinating little  actress May Sargent, who will be seen  as.theoily scheming "coquette, "Tielka  Van Sittart," in "Other People's Money." She is queen of all she surve3rs.  This is her lirst Western appearance.  The following tribute was paid her  by a prominent newspaper critic last  season:���"The Scottish poet might  have had such another as pr'etty May  Sargent in his mind's eye when he  wrote the well known lines:  "To see her is to love  her,  And to love her but forever,  For nature made her what she is  And ne'er made sicanither."  Miss Sargent's modiste, Madam Gi-  annie of New York, has made an extra  effort in designing Miss Sargent's  gowns for this present tour, and they  can honestly be pointed' to as the epitome of the dress-maker's art. The attraction will be seen here Tuesday  night. Dec. 16 at the Anditorum, seats j  now selling'.  Contract Awarded  In Connection with V. V. & E.  The only new railway news is a cles-  pat;h from Great Falls Montana an-  n >unceing that Siems & Shields have  secured the coutract for the construction of the V. V. & E. railway from  Curlew to Midway andon the coast a  distance of 380 miles. It is presumed  that the contract calls for the construe  tion of such portions as are on the Am-  eri an side. It is understood that  Welch _& _Stewart_ jLa^.J.hA.cWLtxactJor  the Boundary d-vision and such portions of the road as are on the Canadian side. The spur to the Granby  ���inciter will also be completed forthwith  F. F. Ketchum of Keith & Co.Beaverdell is in the city and will remain until  after Cristmas.  TENDERS WANTED!  For sinking a shaft 100 feet on the  Gold Finch mineral claim. For particulars call on Julius Ehrlich office ol  P. Burns & Co.  YERC0AT5,  Hyct  E-HALF THEIR: REAL  VALUE  These are Lines we are Clearing Out and will .be sol<Jv;   \  at BARGAIN PRIGES,  1 -?"\ \        J  FVys  :  HEADQUARTERS  FOR  DOLLS,       TOYS,  LEATHER  - GOODS,  ���GHIN-A-WARE,-���  CHRISTMAS  NOVELTIES.  and hosts of things  suitable for Christmas presents too  numerous to mention  Prices at Roek  Bottom.  Thursday a rink of Greenwood curlers, comprised of F. F. Ketchum, C. E.  Merritt, J. S. Birnie and J. A. Russell  skip, went up to Phoenix and in the  afternoon plased with, a rink of whom  Dr. Boucher was skip and in the evening with another rink, Mr. Crawford  skip. The Greenwood team were de-  leated in both matches, but the games  were keen and they were loud in their  praise of the hospitality of the Phoenix  curlers.  MINERAL ACT, 1900.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  NORTH STAR,RING,Sir, VER BELL.HARD  TO-BEAT.MOUNTA1N VIEW,MASSINGE R  and BOBBIE  BURNS  Fractional Mineral  Claims, situate in the Keltle River Mining-  Division of Yale District.     Wliere located:  On   Horseshoe    Mountain,    Main    Kettle  River.  TAKE XOTICE that we, Mary Turner  Mc  Mvnn  and  William  Graham    McMvnn.  Free  Miners Certiiicate Nos. B54902 and Bs4'J01   respectively, intend,  sixty days  from "tlie date  hereof,  lb apply  to tlie  Miiiinjjr  Recorder tor  Certilicatesof Improveinents,  for tlie purpose  of olHainiuir Crown Grants of the above claims.  And  further take  noMce that  action, under  section 37,  must  be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicatesof Improvements.  Dated this 15tli day of July. l'KJZ.  Makv Towner  McMvnn.  William Gkaiiam McMvnn..  Ijast issue Jan. 25.  o  (  '*  EXTRA I  ' '��� ; ���- % ���'  AUDITORIUM,        $  TUESDAY, DEC. 16. f  The Eagle Screams . v-  ���  and so will y6�� with;���'.  DAINTY  -MAY-SARGENT  The most sdperbly gowned woman *  on the American stage,     ' X  In the ratr'mif laughing comedy "A  OTHER  PEOPLE'S  MONEY ?  Paces 75 cents, and . SI.00.   ,'.  A NEW LINE OF  SCfSSORS.  POCKET KNIVES.   RAZORS,   TABLE   CUTLERY,  TOBACCO.   CIGARS   AND   HODKEY   STICKS.  WE HAVE SOME FINE JEWELRY, DIAMONNS, PINS, STUDS  AND RINGS, FINE FIRE O'PAL PIN, LADIES,   EM ERAL  RING  WITH   DIAMONDS,   SOLID   GOLD   AND   SILVER   WATCHES. >,  AND  CHAINS. . / *-���*������-.������>...  PIANOS,   SEWING    MACHINES,   OLD   AND   NEW,   A   COMPLETE  LINE OF HARIStESS,  HOUSE GOODS OF ALL KINDS OLD AND NEW.  ~U    Come And See Our Big Stock of Goods   JF   r  THE O. I. C.  A. L. WHITE, & CO. Opposite the A. H. Sperry.

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