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Array 41W.V'-"-  ���n %  Vol.  ���w  \  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY,   MARCH b,   1903.  No. 28  APPRECIATED  BY HIS MEN  Paul   Johnson   Presented  With a Gold Watch  gy  Ho Dines Them all at tbe Hotel Arm-  S strong.  ,i  He  was also the first to make  On Saturday last the employees of  the, smelting- department of the B. C.  Copper company presented Paul Johnson .the retiring manager of the  smelting department with a beautiful  gold watch and chaia. The gift  waa all the More appreciated because entirely unexpected. Mr. John;  eon,who was.over in the city received  a telephone message that the V. V. &  13. surveyors were at the amelter and  wished to see him. When he reached  there, he found not the surveyors but  all hia old employees assembled in the  furnace room. Geo. B. Paul on behalf of the men made the presentation.  After refreshments were provided  an&all settled down to an afternoon of  Ctijjjjyment, Mr. Johnson made a-feel-  i'nr reply. There was nothing he appreciated more he said than the good  feeling of his '.'boys" as was expressed  in that beautiful preseut. It;showed  that there was a .good understanding  between them and himself. Many of  them; hi\4^ beenV.with' him for years.  In-llftO.) .KattjgB*, California, Nelson  aad: ijtiieHsoMtt'srsoine ~o��: the" ineh" had  ,.#pjr4ed fijr Shim, and they were good  ������0fn:^^^'r9��aoa he had been able to  4 $ Smelting astheap and as good right  here in Greenwood as any place in th e  world was because he had good foremen and good men. Mr. Johnson then  praised the work of those who had  charge of the various departments  under him.  He announced that he had a flattering offer to go and build a smelter on  the South Bast coast of Alaska. If he  accepted the offer and any of the boys  came there, he would do everything he  could for ihem. He again thanked  them for the handsome present and  the men heartily cheered him. When  he concluded short speeches were then  -majJe *��3L-G*��vA'^Bigelow^ and_others^  Mfrjoteionthen invited all his em-  pjpjyes to dinner at the Armstrong  ftbtel on Saturday evening.  ' The dinner was informal but an enjoyable affair. About fifty sat down  as guests of Mr. Johnson. After justice 'ttas don�� to the good thin :s provided by the Armstrong, H. C. Shaw  was voted to the chair and an im  promptu programme was carried out.  Good speeches were made by Messrs.  Johnson, Bigelow, Howe, Kreuger,  Jacobs, Peterson, Moore. Liden, Wil-  bert and others in response to the  various toasts. Songs were sung by  Messrs. Howe, Jacobs, Archer and*  Kreuger.  The toast to Mrs. Johnson too was  enthusiastically honored and the complimentary references to her sterling  worth and popularity in soc'al circles  were heartily applauded. The "bairns"  were not forgotten and they too were  wljhed long life and happiness.  The men appreciated very much Mr.  Johnson's whplesouled hospitality and  the good fellowship which was shown  between Mr. Johnson and his employes  revealed the secret of why there were  no labor trouoles in connection with  tjie Greenwood smelter.  During the evening several references were made to good work done by  Mr. Johnson here. Not only were his  aervices of great value to the city and  district but the province generally.  Smelters were built before his arrival  in the province but they were apparently built to boom townsites and sell  shares. Mr. Johnson was the first  jaan to make a slag dump, in running  a copper furnace and to manufacture  copper matte and he was the first  mam to make a success of thetreat-  inetJt of the low grade ores of the pro-  blister copper in this province and  when manager of the Hall's Mines  smelter at Nelson the shipment of a  train lead of blister copper shipped by  the C. P. R. through Canada created a  sensation in the east and did much to  advertise the mineral resources of this  province. It was an easy thing *o build  a smelter but credit must be given Mr.  Johnson for having been the first to  demonstrate that smelters could be  made successful business ventures in  this province. British Columbia was  known as a mining country for several  years but it was not until Mr. Johnson took hold that any success was  made in treating the low grade ores of  the province.  The. cosmopilitan character of the  dinner was demonstrated by the initial  toasts. The toast to His Majesty  King Edward was enthusiastically received, "the President of the United  States" was drunk with equal fervor  and when Mr. Johnson proposed  "King Oscar of Sweden and Norway"  the toast was received with a tremendous hurrah that nearly lifted the ceiling. His loyal subjects employed at  the smelter did not forget to pay a  tribute' to.His Gracious Majesty although far from home.  IT WAS  A SUCCESS  Mining Convention at Victoria CDncludes its Labors.  Killed at Phoenix.  Commission  to  Settle   the   Fernie  Coal Strike.  One Miner Found Dead and Another  Seriously Injured.  Phfkmx, B. C. March 3rd.���This  morning about 1 o'clock as a shift vvas  coming off at the Knob Hill mine one  man was killed and another seriously,  perhaps fatally, injnred. The dead  man's name is William Watson, and  John Salmon was the one so seriously  mangled that he may not live. The  latter is now being given every attention at the Phoenix general hospital.  It seema ihat when the men on that  shift came out of the- No. I tunnel the  shiftjboss.missed ..the -.t^o^ itientipned,  and search was at once .made for them.  Apparently they had drilled inti a  missed hole, the explosion killing  Watson outright and injuring Salmon.  Watson was a young man of perhaps  22 years, having a father living on a  ranch near republic, while Salmon vvas  some ten years older, and is said to  have been a native of Nova Scotia.  Both had worked at the mines in this  camp for many months and were capable miners and well liked by their  comrades. -  Watson was a member of the local  lodge of the Knights of Pythias, which  order will probably have charge of the  funeral. The district corner, Dr. Geo.  E. Foster of Greenwood, has been notified and^ will at onceJiol_d_an inquest..  Salmon had both eyes shot out by the  blast, had one leg broken and sustained serious contusions about  the  head.  John Salmon, who was fatally injured at the Knob Hili mine by drilling into a missed hole, died at the  Phoenix general hospital.  This makes the second victim oi the  accident. Salmon's partner, William  Watson, having been killed outright.  Dr. Foster, the cornor, held an inquest and after visiting the scene of  the fatality the jury returned a verdict  of death by accident.  Watson's funeral was held Wednesday under the auspices of the Knights  of Pythias, of which he was a member  The Granby mines were closed for the  funeral. Hss father, who lives near  Republic, ou a ranch, arrived last  night and took the remains to that  place. Salmon's funeral' will occur  Friday, and the interment will be at  Greenwood. His uncle, Martin Salmon, of Rossland, arrived before his  nephew passed away.  Both young men were from Nova  Scotia, and both were well thought of  generally, having been employed in  this camp for a number of years.  willing to abide hy whatever the tip-  country members decided. Victoria  vvas unanimously selected.  Cheers were given for Keen and  Hobson, the latter being presenter, informally by a lar^e number of the  delegates wilh a diamond ring Monday- evening.  The Greenwood delegates returned  on Wednesday evening except Mr.  Gaunce who remained over a day in  Seattle. They were all well satisfied  with the result and believe that tlie  convention accomplished much good.  ���MAN  ;R0M BRUCE  Local and Personal.  James McGregor inspector of mines  is in the city.  His Honor Judge Leamy  from Grand Forks this week.  was over  In the absence of Mayor Smailes,  Aid. Bannerman presided at the regular meeting of. the council on Mon  day evening. Aid. Kirkwood's dog lax  bylaw was read a first ana second time.  It raises the tax on dogs to $2 and  bitches to $5. It will go into effect on  April 1st. Aid. Ross' estimate by-law  was read a first time. Aid. Gulley  gave notice of a temporary loan bylaw. Aid. Ross and Gulley were appointed a committee to discuss matters'  n connection with the- citizens' band.  The mining convention held last  week at Victoria vvas a great success.  Every portion of the province was  represented. Nearly 300 delegates  were in attendance. The convention  organized on Wednesday with John  Keen of Kaslo in the chair. It would  be impossible to give an extended  report of the deliberations at the  several sessions of the convention.  Briefly the resolutions passed wer--:  iu favor of abolishing the two per  cent tax, endorsing the silver-lead  owners resolution regarding that industry; favoring a fair tax on the pro-  tits of the mines in lieu of the two per  cent tax; in favor of the discontinuance of the collection of dues on tim ���  ber cut by the owner on his own claim  and used for mining purposes; asking  the government to immediately obtain  all necessary information and advice  from mines and mine owners regarding amendments to the code of signals; in favor of giving owners the  right t& redeem crown granted mineral  claims sold for taxes; t n favor of;  amending the l.i-w so that,...failure to  keep up a free miner's certificate shall  not work forfeiture of rights acquired  tinier it; iu favor of reducing the fee  for a crown grant of a mineral claim  when such grant is applied for by the  locator and proprietor from $25 to $10.  The officers elected follows :  President���John Keen (Kaslo.)  First Vice President���J. B. Hobson  (Bullion).  Second  Vice-President���D.  W. Higgins (Victoria).  Secretary���A. L. Belyea (Victoria).  Assistant Secretary���Marston  Williams (Victoria).  Treasurer���A. B. Fraser, sr. (Victoria.)  Executive Committee���Harry Sea-  man,-M. McAndrews, ChrisHFoleyrP.1  J. Pearson, F. Doekrell, Leslie Hill.  E. B. Kirby, Henrv Croft, W. M.  Brewer, John H. Tonkin, H. C. Bellinger, A. J. Goodell, W. H. Aldridge,  J. J. Campbell, A. C. Flumerfelt, S, S.  Taylor, A. C. Gait, A. C. Howse, C.  Sweeney, L. W. Shatford, C. Phillipps-  Wolley, T. Borland, W. McLean, M.  Lehman.  The following resolution vvas also  passed :  "That a delegation consisting of the  chairman, Gaunce, Keffer, Flumerfelt,  Seaman, McAndrews, Foley, be appointed to proceed to Fernie to meet  the management and employees of the  Crow's Nest Lioal Co., and endeavor to  bring about a settlement of the strike,  and that the expenses of such delegation be paid from the funds of this  Association."  Hon. Col. Prior on behalf of government offered to pay expenses of commission.  The convention itself closed at noon  Monday although the executive was  busy until late in the evening settling  a large number of matters aud resolutions passed on to them for consideration.  A motion was passed urging the  government to resist the claim of the  Canadian Pacific railway to the coal  and petroleum lands of Southeast  Kootenay and to open the reserve on  those lands as well a.s those of Graham  island.  Another resolution asked the Dominion government to open up tlieir  50,000 acres reserve of coal lands in the  Crow's Nest pass.  The choice of the convention's meeting place for next year was left to the  representatives from the interior, the  Vancouver delegates saying they wer-i  Gladys Harvey will sing in the  Methodist church on Sunday   evening.  S. F. Parrish, manager of the Le  Roi, was here for Severn 1 days this  week.  Eel. Davies and F. VV.  over from Grand Forks  last.  Slack were  on   Sunday  J. P. Keane, manager of tlie Cariboo mine has returned from Wallace,  Idaho.  D. A. McKenzie Presented  With a Purse of Gold.  Sliowed  Their Appreciation   of  Loyal Services-  His  ���The Emma mine in Summit camp  vvas closed down only for a few days.  Shipments are again being made ami  a force of men is working on the property.  James ttunter at the head of tiuuui  Bros., Rossland and C. S. Slawsou  head of the Hunter-Kendrick Co..  Northport,  were Here on .a/^bjtisiness jthepresentation.   Mr. McKenzie made  D. A. McKenzie who vvas on the  staff of the Rtisscll-Law-Caulfield Co.,  Ltd., for several years served his connection with that lirm on Saturday  last and left this week for Spokane.  During his long residence in Green"  wood Mr. McKenzie was an active' and  energetic member of the lire'department, the band and other' organizations which did a large share.in promoting the best interests of the city.  He was also au earnest lodge worker.  That his good services were appreciated was demonstrated on Friday  evening last when ;\t a smoker given  by the local K, of P. lodge, he vvas  presented by a purse of gold, by the  members of tlie A. F. & A. M., I. O.  O. F. and K. of P. lodge, to all of  which organizations he belonged. The  address of presentation was made by  J R. Brown who in a short hut ap-  ^.upriate speech referred to Mr. Mc-  Kenzie's many good qualities and the  pleasure which it afforded him to make  visit this week.  *���:&.}.  Jas. H- Kennedy chief engineer" for  tne V. V. & E. was in the city today..  He stated that thete vvas nothing  particularly doing in V. V. & E. circles  but active construction would begin in  early spring. In the meantime the  engineers are running- the final line  between Midway and (Ireeuwood,  Three Phoenix rinks skipped by-  Messrs. Crawford. O. B. Smith and  McNicol played three Greenwood rinks  at the Greenwood curling rink Wednesday afternoon and evening. The  Greenwood skips were Dr. McRae, W.  G. McMynn aud D. A. McDonald. All  three Greenwood rinks won, the aggregate winning being 11 points.  R. Gardom, collector of customs at  Midway, takes observations for the;  meteorological office. The records for  the month of February are interesting.  The month opened cold and on the 4th  the thermometer went down to 19!<  below the coldest this winter. After  this the weather moderated until the  9th when the minimum thereroonieter  vvas 30 above. A sudden change came  and on the 10th the mercury went  down to 8 belo-v. This cold snap continued until the 17th after which the  weather was modeiate until the 20th  when another cold snap came with the  theremometer ranging from 2 to i  below.  Monday night the eighth semi-annual meeting of the Kettle Kiver and  South Okanagan Pioneers was held in  Phoenix, concluding with a banquet at  the Belleveue hotel. The officers of  the ensuing term are a.s follows :  President, T. J. Hardy of Phoenix:  vice-presidents, P. T. McCallum of  Grand Forks, J. R. Jackson of Midway.  William Nelson of Greenwood. IT.  Cameron of Camp McKinney, R. L.  Cawston of Keremeos; secretary, R. R.  Gilpin of Grand Forks; treasurer,  James Kerr of Greenwood. It was decided to hold the next meeting at Car-  sou next September. The organization consists of men who came into  this country in or before 18'K, and  these reunions of the pioneers are occasions of much good fellowship to the  old-timers. They also look after any  member who may happen to be in  want, and at present "Jolly- Jack"', or  Jack Thornton, who came into the  Boundary 41 years ago, is the only one  so situated. He is living in his cabin  not far from Grernvvood.  : a suitable reply in -which   he  thanked  ,v.-> ;i them for the substantial  expression of  :- ^-iit.._ ...|:gooi:Uyill and", expressed'. .h'iJT'genuine  regret at the leaving the rimny'warm  frieuds he made'in Greenwood.  J. A. McKinncn also received a  handsome combination Mason and  Oddfellows charm from the K. of P.  lodge as a small token "of the appreciation of the Knights of Mr. McKin-  uon's assistance at the several dances  given by the lodge. Mr. McKinnon  suitably acknowledged the gift.  Grand Chancellor, K. C. B. Frith  presided at the smoker. The large  number present enjoyed card and  other games in the first part of the  evening. Refreshments were served  by members of the lodge and an excellent programme vvas carried out.  Addresscs-were- delivered--by ^Messrs."  J. R. Brown, Dr. A. O. McRae, A. S.  Embree and others; songs were sung  by Messrs. W. W. Howe, L. B. Hodge,  J. Rae Miller, W. G. McMynn, J. S.  Birnie and Fred B. Holmes and recitations were given by C. R. Craig, C. W,  Wilson and E. W. Monk.  Visited Greenwood.  F. W. Peters, of the C. P. R.. guided  a party of mining- magnates, big bankers and legal luminaries through the  Boundary country last week. Among  those under his paternal care were W.  A. MacDonald. K. (.'.., A. H. Buchanan manager of the Bank of Montreal.  A. G. Gamble and IT. ]���). McDonell,  Nelson. Since his last visit here F.  \V. Peters has been jumping up in the  service of the C. P. R. He is now one  of the big sachems with headquarters  at Winnipeg, hi tlie good old davs  when C. P. R. freight rates were invariably higher Hum the invoice price  of the goods carried, F. W. Peters  could take the out turn or iu turn with  anv of ihe officials iu dodging the  arguments of irate shippers. He can  still take the out turn or in turn, hut  he met a few in Greenwood who had  not the ��� advantages he had in -tha  pioneer Kootenay days but who can  still take a turn according to instruct-  i ions. Mr. Peters 'marshalled his forces  and ran up against two rinks of Greenwood curlers but the local men wer.:  too strong for him.  Sewing  machines  See 2nd J-Inml White  for  sale  or  rent.  F.   H.   McKenzie  who is on the road  for the Cnd.'tliy people visited his home  11 Greenwood this wefk. 'age  THE BOUNDARY CREEK TIMES  Till:  I.AThST  iu-.SIiiN:--. iv  \s'i)OI.I.r:NS  Sl:l.l.i-|- rK'O.A  ni  //wrdWn/  ���--    y/f/r'/iu'-.  WHEN  OUGHT  WE TO:  GO TO A DENTIST?!  You'll be -Satisfied  Many think it unnecessary-1 with   your  choice  if  you   get your  i-oi'i'i.K s11<i-.i-:i'  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  Cleaning, Pressing and Repairing Done  FIT AND  FINISH  GUARANTEED.  I', l.l.  Iin\' 252. OlM'OStTIC  WINbSOK  llOTICI,.  Cbe  boundary Creek Times  Kssucd Eccrv yriday  mi-scan K'oss Man'aoinc. Editok  KIUISCKMI'TIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pub Ykar    Six Months   To   PORKtCN   Coil.VTKII-iS.  ..$2 00  .. 1 2.i  ... 2 50  FRIDAY,    MARCH   (i, 100.1  MR. TONKIN'S TABLR.  ing- S143.65. Now Sal.30 of this amount  is g-iven as consideration for which  nothing is shown. He employed three  backhands for 20 days each at S2.5D  per'day making a total for backhand  labor of $150. Take 3150 from $143.65  and poor Murray is in debt to the  backhands to the amount of ��6.35 after  working 20 days for nothing. But  this would not do to put before the  public so the company generously deduct S32.20 to pav for 60 days work  instead of ��150. For what purpose  this is done we cannot tell.  Phil Christopher worked 16 shifts :  To mining 113 tons (w 40c. per  ton          $45.20  To 13>< yds. entry (ic $2 per yd.     26.65  To 3 clays compady work (<i) S3       9.00  to devote particular attent  tion to the teeth until the  appearance of the mouth is  affected by damaged, decayed, or broken teeth. Others  ���rive tlie teeth no attention  till pain compels thein.  The stupidity and shortsightedness ol' either policy is  evident.  Everyone who thinks ;i  moment on the subject knows  that food cannot be masticated  satisfactorily if one or more teeth  are tender, inflamed, decayed, or  othervisc out of working order;  and if this be the case, the mouth  requires immediate attention.  DR. MATHISON  DENTIST  Nadeu-Plood Block, Grcomvood. B. C  wall paper from this store. Then,  you'' save money by buying here.  We arc leaders in the wall paper  line, and can offer 3-011 a great  variety to choose from.  Our new stock is in, and looks so  inviting we're anxious to show it.  Won't yo-.j come iu and see the  papers and the prices we're sePing  them at ?  CSSsr-----.'  You'll be pleased.  mith S�� McRae  The editor  of tlie Victoria Colonist  has been won by the blandishments of  that  fair  charmer  Jno.  H. Tonkin of  Fernie.      The   editor   was    presented  with a copy of that wonderful  table of  averages   and   he     immediately     proclaims to the world chat the case looks  its black as thunder  against the  men.  A loss credulous  man   would  have  become  '.suspicious   at   those   strenuous  professions of  virtue.     It is a case of  protesting too much.     When we think  of it,  the  editor of  the Colonist has  lived too long in tlie  Kootenays to believe that miners  strike because they  are being paid too much.     There must  be a reason not   revealed  in  Mr. Tonkin's table of averages.    A man might  work one shift a month  and according  to  Mr.  Tonkin   his  average  for  that  month    might . be    SS.38    per   shift.  Through   manipulation   of   figures   a  strong case  may  be  presented to the  uninitiated  or  to those seeking an excuse to denounce the laboring- men, but  it does   not convince those who know  something  about   the real situation at  Fernie,   nor   the   men   who  have been  unable  to   find  tlie  average  wage of  34.34 in their pockets  notwithstanding-  Mr. Tonkin's fignres.  Since the above was written we have  been furnished with a statement from  ^_thepress committee jvhjch throws a  flood of light on the subject and confirms our statements that Mr. Tonkin's  manipulation of figures does not accurately describe the net earnings of  the men. The statement is too  lengthy to publish in full but below is  sufficient to completely riddle that remarkable table of averages :  To the Editor : In last week's issue  there appeared a ware scale supposed  to have been earned by the employees  of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., during the last few months. A more barefaced, deceptive, cunning piece of jugglery with figures it is seldom our privilege to see. After an investigation  or numerous statements we find that  the Coal Co., method of book keeping  is not infallible as a copy of some of  the statements will prove. Again,  through these statements, we lind that  the Coal Co., is not above trying to  buy the officers of our union if they  could, in fact, we consider they have  tried and failed. Now we do not make  statements were arc not prepared to  prove a;-d to do this let us look at the  following list of wages :���  J. liallusky worked 18 shifts, earning S173.20. He had the following  backhands:���  M. Kovalik 27 days (.< S2.50 S67.S0  H. Smith       5    "     "      "   12.00  E. Erison       1    "      "      "       2.50  J. Teman       7    "     '���      "     17.50  TOUNDARV   VAI.  No. 38,1.0.  ;Y   LODGE  Meets every Tucsiiar Evoi.-.iv' ;t" 8 CO in tlie  1. O. O. F. ir:il!. A ;<vi,.>! 1 v f -miscx-  tended to all suji araiatf  .-- r!fie.'...  V. A. IlAKNKRMA.-.-,-. Fldil)  11. HOLMliS.  N. G. Rec.-See.  Total earning ��30.85  The company gave a total $102.85.  What is that that $22 given to Christopher for? Again the company deducts $39.00 for backhand labor instead of SCO. Why was not the full  backhand earnings stopped from  Christopher ? S60 from S80.85 leaves  $20.85, pay 50 cents for smithing-leaves  S20.35 for 16 shifts, or an average of  $1.27 per shift.���A magnificent sum  for the dangerous occupation of coal  miner.  John Spok worked 9 days in No. 3  mine earning $20.40. $22.50 the company deducted for backhand labor so  for the privilege of working for the  C. N. P. Coal Co., nine days he pyid  them S2.10. In fact to pay these backhands their proper day's compensation  he started on company work in preference to digging coal.  ,L  '���9*  AND OFFICE SUPPLIES  CASH BOOKS, JOURNALS,  LEDGERS, DAY HOOKS,  TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES,  FYLES, INK, MUCILAGE,  PASTE, ETC., ETC,  A complete line of   office   supplies  always on hand.  Offie. i and pocket Diaries for 1903.  I  JLsf  T7  Boods, vS'l:atioiiery and Ofiice  Supplies, Etc.  The Midwinter Special Sate,  Continue in every department all during the month  of February  New Goods Arriving daily.  A   limited  number  of the choicest and-prettiest'sample Shirt Wais'ts  and Blouses ever put on the market,    No'two alike,  and  all this'coining ",  seasons styles.    Come early and make your selection, for these goods will,  not last long. .'.'.-,���   -.,-.-  in i ������*����������������[���������^-��������.������i���^���^^�����'  The Hunter-Kendrick Company, Limited. :'   :,  GREENWOOD, B. C. .        .  THE RIGHT SPIRIT.  In these days of strife between  Capital and Labor, it is gratifying to  see that a gentleman holding an important position can retire with tho  good opinion of the men employed  under him. The presentation of Paul  Johnson on Saturday was an honest  expression of appreciation of his men.  Because of that good feeling the interests of the company did not suffer  as more ore vvas treated per man at the  Greenwood.smelter~and-at a-lower-cost  than possibly auy other smelter in the  world. This is not intended as a boost  for Paul Johnson because his reputation as a successful smelter man is so  well established that nothing we might  say could make or mar it. The moral  we see in the incident is that it pays  all round to have a proper understanding between employer and employed  and a proper appreciation for each  others rights and interests. Industrial  strife never contributed one dollar to  the profits of either capital or labor.  a mailer of Foresight  II  site  m  i  3KS  REPRESENTING :    ���  The Pho-- i.   Fire Assurance The British'America'' A's'stir-  Co. of Lo  (on, England. ��� ance Co., of tToronto.     ������������.���m  m  Liverpool   and   London    and  Globe Insurance Company.  The  Canadian'  Birkbeck"In-  ������  vestment- and-Savings-'Co. ������'  STOCKS,  ���REAL. ..ESTATE.  ���~^J^: THE v\  Many cases of eye trouble  are averted by early applic-  ^iPMj)f_pr^j^rJenses._.__Pre-,  sent neglect means future  trouble.  WHITI  Druggist and Optician,  Greenwood, B. C.  Copper Street.  '(,(.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  ��*  ��s>  M:--ALS  AT ALL  HOURS  PRIVATK   ROOMS   I'OR   LADIES.  %  Charles R.^Piitock,  *  *  TRY  OUR   COFFi-SE-  *?��??j?��fj?j?j?j?#��� j?j?j?j?t?j?a?��r tPsfjrjejpjfjpjej^aPjPsPje'.*?&���&���&���;  js* j~ $��� �������� *- jv.? js'ji.'sPsPss'js'sPjPas'a?'   jf jf jf jf jf jjt jt jt jf ,** j�� jf j* js jf jfj*  THE N  ABEL HALLBERG  M,\.s-i;i--.ACrui(r.n ash dkai.kk i.n  tins,  S, Eft.. Elt  Total for backhand labor - ��100.00  Now this man had nothing- stopped  out of his earnings to pay these men.  Had their eamiiig-.s been deducted  from his net earnings there would  have been a remainder of 573.20 for  his 18 shifts instead of S173.20 as yiven  by the company due bill.  Wm. Murray worked 20  shifts, ear'i-  CRKKNWOOf) AND MIDWAY, ].!. C.  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  GOLD FINCH Mineral Claim, situate in  tlie  Kfittlu   River -, Mininir  Division   of   Yale  District.   Where located :    Skylark camp.  TAKK NOTICE tliat I. John' P. McLeod  Free Miner's Certiiicate .Co. 13S4')54 as  airent for Charles VV. H. Sansom. Free Mine.'s  Certilicaie No. Ii. 5417S., intend, sixty days i'.oni  the date hereof,-to apply tothe Miuiiiy tic  order for a Certiiicate of Improvjmeiits ior  the purpose of obtainiuir a Crown Grant to  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, und t  section 37, must be commenced be.o.-e the i:;  suance of such Certificate of Improve.ue-.tts.  Dated this 13th day of December. 1' >2.  J. P. McLEOD.  Last issue March 31.  Remodelled, Renovated and Refurnished. Only the best Liquors aiid  Cigars. Prompt servicer Courteous  Treatment. Hood Rooms. Modern  Conveniences.  Fred B. Munn,     Manager.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  W  Greenwood  ��& ^ ^  ^ * ^ 0alflary  R GRIEGER, Manager.  jf ^ jf jt jt jt jtjfjtjt jt jt jt jf jf jf j*  Jf Jf Jf Jf v>�� v* Jf J* Ji Ji JfJtjfJ* J* Jt Jf  :^^  .'' fcfc'  ������'���fcfc  ���fc*'"  - -56^  ,= .-ifc'  - :fcfc  '*1i;  .:>*'  .   Mi  "���-fcfc  Jf t? ^" JP-JP ��P *T JT JT K*.JP ��? ��f iPtf S? J?  THE BEST BEER IN'TOWN IS'MADE ^BY^'-  ��� 11 ���  ���><tc.  35 cents buys a brush to put that  wall finish on. See A. L. White,2nd  Hand Man.  To J. S. McCHXTOCK, JOHN REYNOLDS  and auy others concerned :  You are hereby nolilied that I have'expended  iu labor and improvements ou the "Deerhorn"  Mineral claim, situated in   Deadwood Camp, in  the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale District, the ssm of SlOu.Oo, and ?2.50 for recording  the same, such beinir the amount reijuired and  uecess?;-'-   lo  hold   the  sitid  claini   under  the  provisions of the ������Mineral Act1'and Amending  Acts: and   if at   the expiration  of ninety clays  from   the dale of  the   lirst publication'of tliis  uotice  i:i  the  Koundarv  Creek  Times you fail  or r fti-e to contribute your portion of such ex-j  pemliture. namely ? T.i7 together with  nil costs ]  of advertising,  your  interest in  slid   mineral ;  claim sliall become vested in me (your eo-ownerj j  upon uliug iu the propci   ollice  in  lliat behalf |  the atlidavit recjuired by Sect on 4 of the "Min- I  eral Act Amendment A'ct. VXHl." ���  Dated this 3rd dav of March. 1903. !  KOSE C. DAVEV. j  Last publication June 1;>  ASK FOR  PORTMAN  <8r PORTMAN  '.-������ '������������ v.-.  ���':���."), !;:,'��� :,>:-.;rc *  .-������-.- ��� :.;���      -Proprietors-  11  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Heps,- Try>  It! It is kept on draught or in Bottles by air threading-Hotel J THE   BOUM >AY CREEK   TIMES  Page 3  2/  ["Business Director j.  DRY GOODS AM) CLOTHING-  ���GREENWOOD TRADING CO'Y.,  Limited.  General Merchandise. Copper St.  MEATS. ETC.  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants.  V   AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC  P-RED B. HOLMES,    ;  Xgent,  i.Collector, : Janitor.     'Larg-e  warehouse for storing- goods.  j?;0. Box 25    Residence opp,.city hall.  ��� ASSAYERS.  ���      WALTER E. SEGSWORTH  -i Provincial Assayer,and Chemist.  Control ���'Assays a Specialty.  ,'. . Greenwood, B. C.  -it*���-������WILSON &������ CO.  MerchantTailors. Greeuvyood, St.  *~" Merchant ^Tailor, ''"a'-.  Copper. Street.       Opp. Windsor Hotel.  BARBER SHOPS.  T. GREENWOOD  BARBERSHOP.  ',''.     >       W. Frawley, Prop.  finest Bath Tubs in city.'   Baths 25c.  ��' Razors Honed.  Copper Streel.       -     Greenwood, B.C.  ^PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  jf-IALLETT & SHAW  \-        Barristers, Solicitors,  '������ Notaries Pubuc.  Sfcable Address :      hallett."  'ConpV I Bedford M'Neill's  ���VonES 1 Moreinif & Neal's  ���-' ' T.pihci-'s.  s   Greenwood, '  B. C.  ftfGVEOD & BROWN  '*'' '"'Barristers' and"'SbuciTORS,  ���>1NoT'^kiE's:PtiBuc, Etc.  -   . . .- ��/-.,    - . u - .   ���.:,"-. ... .  Offices: -Wallace-Miller block. Copper street.  ���.. ������ K   , Greenwood, B.C.  J; R.Brown. ��� J. P. McLeod.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  . BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  :Rend'ell"Block,   .        Greenwood, B.C  , ��� "i   '.. .      .;.   ���    ���' .  CHARLES AE. SHAW,  ���'���j;;.;;"   Civil Enotneer,   ���:  ���'������-;   : Dominion    ane>3  Provincial  ���'    '. i..      '' -  -' ,-���{:,'   ���:Land Surveyor.  GREENWOOD,   ;      ;      .-      :   B.   C.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  ^iit...���-..-. ^.=;���L-_'; Pfpyincial ,,Land_ Surveyor..  ;'.   '';-'Mlning and; Engineering Surveys.  ; ���'. :-: Underground Work a Specialty.'  Wood Block (next Customs office.)   ...  .-���': ., GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���&-BARRY YUILL  practical    watchmaker ,   and  ..���   :.|/kweller.; :  All tfork'guaranteed' GREENWOOD.  i "���   -. .���.  -���.'.-'��������  ttid  -.U*--     *!������  -GOTO'THE-  fi  A; t MIES,   ��� ��� Manager,  fcar^ifolfdtfa Fee'a Store'.  THE BOA  OF TRADE  Important Matters Discussed at Regular Meeting.  8  Delegates Appointed  to Meeting of  Associated Boards.  IA well attended meeting of the Greenwood Board of Trade vvas held in the  board's new. quarters in the Windsor  block on Wednesday afternoon. President Geo. R. Naden vvas unable to be  present and H. C. Shaw was voted to  the chair. The -following new members were elected :��� G. B. Taylor, E.  J. Wilson, J. P. Myers-Grey, H. McCutcheon, A. W. English, H. B. Munroe, W. W. Craig, A. Logan, R. Greiger, C. W. Wilson.  The committee to whom vvas referred the preparation of a resolution re  the changing of the name of the Kettle  River Mining Division (submitted the  following resolution which was ordered  sent to the persons mentioned therein :  Whereas the territory comprised  within the boundaries of the Kettle  River Mining Division is practically  identical with the Greenwood Electoral district and it is desirable to secure uniformity in the names of the  Electoral districts and Mining Divisions covering the same territory as  far as the same may be practicable;  Whereas prior to the year 1897 the  Kettle River Mining Division included  the section of the Boundary country  now known as the Grand Forks Mining Division, and when thr> 'a-'���"������ "*a��  juK&lituied a �� [i.... - .Ni.  the section remaining retained tiu-  name of the Kettle River Mining Division notwithstanding that a small portion only of the said Mining Division  is situated in the valley of the-Kettle  River, and.that the principal' mine's-of  the district s unround or 'arc contiguous  to the City of Greenwood.  And Whereas the offices of the Gold  Commissioner, Mining Recorder and  Government Agent are all situate at  the said city of Green wood ;  And Whereas the said City of Greenwood from its size, importance and  geographical situation is the centre  and headquarters of the Mining industry of the Boundary Creek and  West Fork sections ;   .  Now be it Resolved that the Lieut.  Governor in Council be respectfully  requested to pass an order in council  changing the name of the Kettle River  Mining Division tc Greenwood Mining-  Division.  And .Further that copies of this  resolution be sent to the Premier and  members of the Cabi.iet and to Mr.  Smith Curtis, representative of the  Rossland Riding in the Provincial  legislature.  The question of sending delegates to  the Associated Boards was then considered and after some discussion it-  was decided to scud delegates to the  annual convention at Fernie- The  president is ex-oflicio a delegate to the  convention and C. Scott GaUovv;iy and  J. R. Brown were chosen to act with  him. ..In the event of ti-eir not being  able to go, alternates will be chosen at  next Wednesday's meeting,  A committee comprised of Diincuu  Ross. E.' J. Wilson aiid F. M. Elkins  was appointed to draft resolutions for  the board to present at the Fernie con  vention. The report of the committee  will come tip at the next meeting.  Mr. Elkins as a member of Un-  Citizens' Association which had become amalgamated with the board,  stated that among the matters of interests to the city discussed at the  meetings of the association were the  erection .of a combination curling and  skating'rink, securing adequate stage  connections with .surrounding- camps;  encouraging the citizen's band;.advertising the city; establishing a market  day; improving the athletic grounds;  assisting in seGuriug a proper mineral  exhibit for the St. Louis exposition.  Th'* board decided that all were  matters entitled to serious consideration and took immediate action on  two of the most important.  Julius Ehrlich, W. M   Law  and Geo.  R. Naden were appointed a   cominitiee  to  co-operate  with   the city council in  discussing   ways   and - means of estab  iislir.lg a weekly'market day   here and  J. J. CaultiDld and C. Scott Galloway  were appointed a committee to assist  the Dominion government's representative H. P. Griftin in securing an  exhibit of Greenwood ores for the St.  Louis exhibition.  The board then adjourned until  next  Wednesday afternoon at: .3:30 o'clock.  BUNTIF  !��  DEMPSEY  LIMITED.  "itf&j*  .��&��.  ni*  ;^SftS  Contractors and Builders.  ESTIMATES     FURNISHED      FOR  ALL KINDS OF WORK.  GREENWOOD,  tir;%ciLTrau^rxAu^ssnnrc2^i=^cnaEa{auaKiKnsi��  B. C.  E. W. BISHOP  STEAMFITTING, HOT  WATfcR HEATING.  Estimates Given.     Satisfaction  Guar'  an teed,  Naden-Flood Block, Greenwood*  js* j? a? a? a? s?' v? a? *>'��� j? a** j? a? ���^W\^W  Chocolates  -AN])��� - -  on Bons  THE CITY.  For   Your    Sweetheart   or  Wife.  ii,!UUE  COPPER STREET.  ���Jf Ji S Jf Jf Jf Jf Jf Jf Jf Jf Jt Jf Jf Jf Jf Jf  ���       __   _ A  BICYCLE AND,  MACHINE REPAIRS.  : SKATES SHARPENED. |  : SIGN WORK. |  y  .*.  : Copper St.    Greenwood, f  ���:��:��0'X-k-:-:-"K-:��:"K��x*��:��;��k-x��x>  .*.  Well heated rooms  at moderate  ���>  *:*   prices.     Also    first   class  board   X  * bv dav or week. y  ��>     "       " <���  * THK SWAYNE  HOUSE.        X  y Silver Street, V  * r- ��� V  .*. Greeuvvooft.       ��>  A *  ^x��XmX~X":~:m!mX��x��x~x~XmX��*��>  r-UNI-iPAf. ACT-  Ceitificate of Improvements.  . NoTici:.  KAVFIR K'iNC Mineral ri.-iiin. siliKtn- in the  Kutilc l:i.-(v .Mining Di-.-i.--.inii of YaleDistrict. Wlii'iv loc.itoil : On Horseshoe  Moitiiwun. Main Ke tie River, ivlujr ���soutli-  erl.v from the l!ar:i.i'o mineral claim.  TAKIC XOT1C", that we Alex. Waddell.  U. S;-n v.-i.L.I.S. Harrison and M. McMvnn. Prt ;Mi,te -' Cen llii::<ie Nos. I! -1U,-1S0:  l; -10.44'): 15J-.l.=l I, a'tl JI 4O.0-.i2 ������e*--.t)I>i:!-vc1.v. in-  ti-i'd si.--iiv- fia.vs 1 i.'i.i the da r Iiereof. to applv  to;iie Mill' i-; rectr:il.:v fora ce>-til7c.i'tc ol Ini.  I��rOveinen'.-. "*u* tiie -[Purpose of obtaining-a  crowi G a ���   of .lie a'oow. claini.   '  And iinnie.' ;:!.e, iio'icu lliat action, under  section ST. ni us 'oe commenced before the issuance of ��i-cli .:eniiic;ne of iniprovemeiits.  Dittetl'this 3!.n dav or Mav. A': I). V>02.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  FOURTH-OF-JITUY.  Mineia.l   Claim,   sit.iau-  iu the K-if le River MiiiMisr Division of Yale  District.   Where lot-ale-.!:--Near to Canyon  Creei;. .:;-i.i Ketlle River.  TAKIC :--'fO^ :i; tli.-i   -,ve Aie.v. Waddell  and  K.    S-,;H:v;Lii.    Kree   Miners'    certificate    Xos.  Ii  40,4ru and l!.4'?.44-'i respectively, intend, sixlv  -lavs    from    the ila.;e   hereof,  to   apply to  the  Mmisiir Kecorder   for a '..'eriilieaie <d   l"mi)rove  nienis. ,fo-* tlte parposc  of oiuainint,' a Crown  Grati1 <>fthe.di:>ve claim.  And   further  lake  eo-.iee   ihat action   nnder  section ,?T.-.nisi be c��!uiiK-in.eii   he[e>ri- the  issuance o- s-.iei: ,.-r 'i \c;<:>  "���   U:\ eroveill-Mlts  Daled this 31st. dav ..! .Mav. A. !>. VK>2.  fesofe^iJ5ijf\i^i  Store Where Goods and Prices Are  Always Right,  CP*  CP*  CP<  CP<  CP<  CP*  CP<  CP<  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  <p*  CP<  (p*  <p*  CP*  Capital, all paid up $12,000,000.  Best..  ..$8,000,000.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. G-iiOKtiu A. Drommond.  General Manager :    E. S   Clouston.  Branches in London, Eug.  j   All The Principal    /  I Cities    in    Canada. (  New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers : Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in anv part of the world.  Greenwood Branch,     F. j. FINUCANE, Manager.  *=9  *=��>  M  Twmmmmmmmmwimmmmsmmi  TECS��� RANK OF COMMERCE  W'th Whfcli is Incorporated  . -     ._>-*        Lbk\ 2   L  i. <j i&     -w  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000.       -      Rest, $2,500,000  HON. GEO. A. COX. President.   B, E. WALKER. General Manager  *RY F. MYTTON  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  P. O, BOX 296.  'PHONE 17')  man $ ��o��,  WHOLESALE GROCERS AND AGENTS FOR  -TUCKET CIGAR C0:r UNION LABELr CIGARS^  BRANDS.  MONOGRAM,     MARGUERITA,     P.OQUET,    OUR SPECIAL  EL JUSTILLO,   EL CONDOR,   SARANTIZADGS, SCHILLER  Corner  Alexander Street anil Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  a^JS9ig$lS?��fti��ltf$S$��%$e��%��$��������i������$��S#��0��#��$^��4��0������l��l9f��9��t4J��0��  CP**-^  WHOLSALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN  Fresh and Cured Meats  Markets in all the principle  towns  of   British  Columbia.  Alberta and the Yukon.  a  ��  a  a  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  a  ��  a  ��  n  ��  *  ��  i5^��iHH����#��*��aH-M:(*SHK*��is&*sii��aia����i����*��:s��0)��#����i��*i i��#<Kn��*#��*0a*B  ':��9<".<~:~9":��>>*<r.<^'^^  ���:��� ���:���  ill  DEALERS IN  :E  i  RE, x CARPETS. I  %  V  '?     CXJPPEK  STK'EET.  '5  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  (iRKiONWOOJ).    y Page  TKE    BOUNDARY   CEEEK   TIMES  ���x^'X^x-t^x^x-***********  r  r  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  v r  r X  X Will not o-,, on  iorever. X  X ��� ���-   ������-���-��������� -  x  ���:��� It   needs   Fiximr   some- y  % times.    X   That is our |  $ _  ^ ;'" y  X business.   v�� Don't wait *  ���!���    y  ���!��� until   your   watch   <>-ets v  ��> i_ ���   y  Y X  X closed   up   and   won't X  .*. ; - -- ^  X yfo.     Plavc    it  cleaned. S  j   j  1 A, L����GAN&CO,l:  ���> and Jeweller, ...  A X  | GREENWOOD, B.   C. |  y *  Watchmaker  and Jeweller,  1'  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS]  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  BAH GOODS  The largest   hotels  and finest  residences in B.C. were furnished by us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B. C.  We Handle New as Well as  2nd Hand Goods.  -All.Line.s.of--  House Goods  Tin, Granit aud Dilf Ware,  Flour Cans, Bird Cages,  Wash Boilers, Beds, Springs,  Mattresses, Tobacco, Harness,  Saddles, Trunks, Etc., Etc  We have a line line of New  Cook Stoves and Ranges, and we  will exchange for your old stove.  WE BUY EVERYTHING.  The 0.1. C. M and 2nd  A. L. WHITE & CO.  MAIL CONTRACT  SEALED TENDERS, .��..essed to the.  Postmaster General, -till be received at  Ottawa until Noon, on 27th March for the con-  veyance of Her Majesty's Mails, ou a proposed  Contract for (ittr years once per week each way  iMttwee.n Penticton and Princeton from the 1st  May next.  Printed notices containins; further infornia..  tion as to con itions of proposed Contract maybe seen and blank forms of Tender may he  obtained at the Post Offices of Penticton,  Princeton, Olalla, Keremeos, White Lake,  I'airview. (Ireeuwood and Midway, and at this  oflicr.  W. II. DOKMAS,  Post Oflice Inspector.  Pont Ollice Inspector's Oflice. Vancouver. 1$.  C, 13tlt I-'eliruarv, 1'K'a  Rev. Dr. McK;ie left on Thursday on  a ten day's trip to the coast. During  his absence Rev. Mr. Thompson of  Midway will occupy his pulpit.  STRIKE  IT FERNIE  Mr. Dougherty Believes Difficulties can be Settled.  Manaeer Tonkins Now Ready to Hear  Men's Grievances.  Geo. V. Dougherty president of district No. 6, W. P. of M. returned home  on Thursday after spending- two weeks  at Fernie. He is hopeful tliat the commission appointed will be able to settle  the strike on a permanent basis. He  had several interviews with Mr. Tonkin and also went thoroughly into the  grievances of the men with W. L. Mckenzie King, deputy minister ofMabor.  The conclusion he arrived at was that  if Mr. Tonkin had treated with his  men instead of continually irritating-  them by petty acts, that the trouble  could be averted" The differences between the two sides are not sufficiently  serious to prevent a full aud permanent settlement of the strike. There is  nothing in the men's demands which  Mr. Tonkin could not accept without  loss of dignity or without loss to his  company. The rate of wages is not so  much the matter in dispute but the  fact that the wage scale is inequitable.  Mr. Dougherty succeeded iu inducing Mr. Tonkin to meet a committee  from each of the three local unions  and if they could not agree then a  committee of the district union, but  before the interview could be held Mr.  Tonkin left for the coast. With the  commission ai Fernie and with Mr.  Tonkin open to reason, there is every  assurance that the strike will be  settled.  Mr. Dougherty leaves for Fernia on  Saturday so as to be there when the  commission sits.  The commission  Saturday evening.  by today's train,  there direct from  spent a day  with  meets at Fernie  Mr. Keffer left  Mr. Gaunce goes  Seattle where he  his familv and the  other members of the commission went  to Fernie direct from Victoria.  Bank of Montreal  Mr. Finucane Goes to Spokane as  Acting Manager.  F. J. Finucane returned on Wednesday evening from Spokane. As announced in the Times two weeks ago  the Bank of Montreal will open a  branch in Spokane-aiid-Finucane-will  take charge as acting-manager. In  all probability the appointment will be  made permanent. With his promotion  will come several changes in the local  staff. A. W. Strickland who was accountant here for several years will return from Rossland to take charge of  the Greenwood branch as acting manager. Mr. McRae who has been filling  Mr, Duff's position during thclatter's  absence in Winnipeg will take another  position in the bank's service and Mr.  Duff who has fully recovered will resume his old position here. Who will  comprise Mr. Finucane's staff in  Spokane has not yet been announced.  Just received a fine new line of  trunks, come and see them. A. L.  White 2nd Hand Man.  Mayor Rumberger of Phoenix was  in the city this week after attending  the mining convention at Victoria.  G. Arthur Rendell of Eholt who was  one of the delegates to the mining convention was in the city this week.  W. H. Prior of Worcester, Mass.,  was in the city this week en route for  Olalla, to examine the Olalla company's properties for eastern people.  During his staj- here he visited the  Providence mine and other properties  near Greenwood. He left for the west  by the Camp McKinney stage on  Thursday morning.  *  See Our Men's  Tweed Suits  For   ���     ���     e  Replar Price  $12.00 and  . . $15.00.  ���Ws  ���t.fr^X^^M^X^XKKKK^ .  Boundary Ore Shipments,  Granby Mines....  Mother Lode.   B. C. Mine   "Snowshoe   Sunset   Brooklyn   Morrison   K. Bell   ISmma v   Winnipeg   Golden Crown...  Athlestan     King Solomon....  No. 7   City of Paris   Jewel..'.   Carmi   Providence   E. P. U. Mines..  Miscellanesus....'..  1900  64 533  S 340   .,  19 444   ..  297   ..   150   ".  1901  231 862  99 548  47 517  1 731  800  ri 076  .2 250  1 200  000  160  3 230  150  SGO  650  1 040   850  665   325  890  1902.  310 601  141 326  14 727  20 800  8 010  Week.  5 240  120  630  1 020  300  1993,- < >  71 245���' '  16 288  6 310  4 140  .2 864  7 900  . 785  625  532  "2"i75  .".172  90       -4 QoO  364  21  Total Tons         99 730  .:~x~x~x^��x^xk^~x^k^:^xx<<k��x��x~xk^~x��*  389 618 507 811        .7.400     108.21J  C<nXmSh$��.2mXhS> *.-wSw$''fiwMwQw*frifiwfrcQwfl>'fr'&Ofi|^'0fl''t  G. A. Wey, Bradstreet's Vancouver  representative was rating the business  men in town this week..-  A. H. Sperry returned from Spokane  on Wednesday evening.  The members of ths Woman's Association of the Presbyterian church  and other friends organized a surprise  party last Wednesday evening and invaded- the residence of Mrs. J. P. Mc  Leod. A delightful evening was  spent. As Mrs. McLeod is retiring  from the secretary-treasurership of the  association, she was presented with a  set of sterling silver spoons. The  gift was accompanied by an address  expressing" "the" appreciation" of -the  association of the valuable services  rendered by Mrs. McLeod during her  tenure of office.  The funeral of John Salmon which  took place today was very largely attended. The fraternal order of Fagles  to which he belonged turned out in a  body, the local lodge joining the  Phoenix brethern here. The Miners'  union and citizens generally also attended.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Iniprovements.  NOTICE.  "MYRTLE" Mineral Claim,   situate  in  the  Kettlu  River  Mining    Division   of   Yale  District.  Where Located :   In Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, a  atrcnt cfor James Sutherland Chris-  holm Fraser, Free Miner's Certificate; No.  B 42433, intend sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mininir Recorder  tor a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is.  snance of such certificate of improvements.  Daled this 2nd day of February, A. D. W03.  Last Issue April 23. 1. H. HALLETT.  Eowtiey's,  &li!$on Bros.,  and  Stewart's  Chocolates  lusl <arrtoecl  A Lar^e assortment of  English Ju Jubes and other  fancy candies.  ���������  B. B. munroe  Copper $tr����t.  CAMAWAN  RAILWAY.  Until April 30th the Canadian Pacific  Railway company are offering reduced  rates to settlers from the east to points  in the Kootenay country. Those having friends in  New York, Boston,  Halifax, St. John,  Montreal, Ottawa,  Toronto* Buffalo,  Winnipeg, Chicago,  _.   _        -St, Paul.  or any other eastern point wishing to  have them settle in or visit the Kootenay will do well to take advantage of  the exceptional offer now placed before  the public by the Canadian Pacific  Railway.  For time tables rates and information, apply to local agent   >  E. R. REDPATH; Agent,  Greenwood.  E. J. COYLE,        J. S. CATER,  A.G P.A., VaucouTer. D.P.A. Nelson.  i "\ 17 HERE A3 the  ���1.1   II     meeting   of  i w   Falls & Northern Railway Co  Kelson & Fort Sheppard Railway Co.  Red Mountain Railway Co.  Washington & G. N. Co,  Van. Vic. &E. Ry. & N. Co.  The only all rail route between points  east, west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand Forks and Republic. Connects at Spokane with the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. &  N. Co., for points east, west and  south; connects at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific Ry.  Connects at Nelson with the K. R.  and N. Co., Kaslo and K. & S. points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for  Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  Buffet cars run on trains between  Spokane and Republic.  Effective Nov. 22. 1902-  L/EAVE ARR1VS  9:25 a. in. Spokane  10:15 a. in. Rossland  7:00 a. m. Nelson  11:00 a. m.   (Millers, Grand >4:00 p. m.  Forks)  9.^5 a. m. Republic       5:40 p. m.  H. A. JACKSON,  General Passenger Agent,  Spokane, Wash  5:45 p. m.  5:10 p. ra.  8:00 p. m.  HENRI G. JOi,Y de tC :BINIERE.  "     ' CANADA.  PROVINCE OF' BRITISJ* eOfcUM-  ��� -. - ���       BIA.  EDWARD   / IL, by the Grace  of God, ot the  United Klngpom of Great Nrltaiu and Ire-  ' laud and of the Britiib Do uinioas -beyond  the Seas, Kino, Defender ol tbe fai,tb,etc,  etc., etc., "' ��� '���  i'o Our faithful tbe Members elected to serve  in the Legislative Assembly of Our Province of British Columbia, and tommoud-  aud called to a meeting of the Legislature  or Parliament of Our said Province.'at Our  City of Victoria, on Thursday, the twelfth  day of March, one thousand n!n�� hundred  and threef to have been commenced and  held, and every one of you,���GitEETino.  A PROCLAMATION:;-  n. A. MACtKAN,  Deputy Attorney-General. .   the Legislature or Parliime^t of-tha^P.rovinc*.  of British Columbia stands called .'for. Thursday, the twelfth day of March, one thousand  nine hundred and three, at which ilmi, at our  City of Victoria, you were beld and constrained  to appear: "���  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking into consider,  atlou the ease and convenience of "Our loving-  subjects, We have thoi\,nt fit, by and with the  advice of Our Executive Council of th,e Province  of British Columbia, to relieve you,*and sach of  vou. of yout attendance at the time aforesaid ;  hereby convoking, and by these presents, enjoining you, and each of you, that on Thursday  the second day of April,\n< thousand nlue  hundred and three, you meet Us in Our Legislature or Parliament of thesaid -Province, at  Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH Ot BUSINESS, to treat, do, act an'l-cotrclude.upoa those  things which, in Our Legislature ofthe Province of British Columbia, by the Common  Council of Our said Province may; by the  favour of Cod, be ordained.  In Testimony WiiKKKor, We have canted  these Onr Letters to be made' Patent and  Ihe Great Seal of Our aaid Province to be  hereunto affixed :  Witness, the Honounble Sir Henri Gur.  TAVK   JOLV   DE   LOTBIMIKMB.   K.   C. M. G.,  Lieutenant-Govenor ol Our said Provlsce  of British Columbia, at Our Government  House, in'Our City of Yictoria,. in Oar said  Province, this nineteenth day of February.  in the year of Our Lord oae thgasaad nine  hundred and three, and iu tbe third year  ot Our Reign.  By Command.  A. CAMPBELL RED'*,'?.,  Deputy Provincial Secretary.  MINERAL, ACT.  Certiiicate of Improvement.  NOTICR.  CARLOTV.v  'U* YOUNG GEORGE Mineral  Claimt   iii ate Iu the KettleRlver Mining  Division ( I Tale District.   Where located :  Pass Cre .-'* Camp.  TAKE   KOTICE  that T. John P. McLeod,  Free Mlne.'i Certificate No. B54954 a��agent fcr  Andrea P<.r>:'. free Miner's Certificate No. B  3(052 aad   H\at.<j�� J. Finucane Fre�� Miner's  Certificate.     No.        B7420J        intend        *��ty  days fror. ���*.������ <ale hereof to-apply   u��   the  mining rf."ti.tr for 9  ertificate #f .iwproe  ment for ; c   parpose^Hfobtalaiaf: t erswe  grants for .-i-iive claims?*  And furt"��!��   *ke uotice that action x-t4et  cectioii 37 ma*, be commenced before the issuance of - -��� i ti .:ertiGcate of Impreveir- ate  Dated f.ir '.. ���* **y ��f December, .    0., l��c.  ' cLiS  o  Last issv.  35 cent:,  '-uj        t> kaff*. a new  and irn,piwt-AftOl*p��B��d tmr finishing;  walls, cei:..��j��, etc. O.I.C. 2nd Hand  Store.  Do you us* SH'-.c ItftSBQ JU* ?

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