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 Vol. 9.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 l%4.  No.  17  IN BUYING YOUR XMAS PRESENTS SHOW A PREFERENCE TO THOSE ADVERTISING IN YOUR HOME PAPER  THE BIG  STORE  Xmas  ���COMPANY, LTD.-  THE BIG  STORE  FEW   PRACTICAL  SUGGESTIONS  YOUR FRIENDS WILL APPRECIATE SOMETHING USEFUL, AS WELL  AS ATTRACTIVE.       YOU WILL APPRECIATE SOME OF OUR PRICES.  Dressing Gowns and Kimonas  Some  beautiful   garments iu   various   colored  Eiderdown.    Also'in goods of lighter weight.  Silk Waists  ��� Black, white and  popular colors,  sortment to choose from.  A srood as-  Gloves  Hand Satchels  Assorted sizes, colors and styles,  requires one.  Umbrella Shawls  Every lady  Shetland Floss  with Ice  Wool mixture,  other styles of shawls, fascinators, etc.  Also  /  White and colored kid, dressed  or undressed���-all sizes. White  and black silk.  Furs  Sable, Stone Martin, Thibe'.,  etc.    Anything   not   in   stock  can be procured in two weeks  ��� time.  Battenburg Table Covers  and Dresser Scarfs.  Please Your Gentlemen  Friends.  HOW?  OH I   Just get them what you  know they require,  viz.     Neckties,  Gloves, Suspenders. Hand-'  kerchiefV. Mufflers, Cuff Links,  a handsome suitcase or umbrella.  Children's Coats  Eiderdown     and     Bearskin.  ,-       Comfortable   and serviceable  for the little tots.  Ladies Belts and  Neckwear  Up-to-date designs in great  profusion. See the "Cr-,ish"  belt. Also novelties in lace  Collars.  '$������'���  l;  I ���  is  sir  ":"'���} ���  Silk Embroidered Piano Drapes  and  Table Covers.  Linen Embroidered Pillow Shams.  Ladies' and Children's Overshoes  All sizes in high and  low overshoes, combinations, etc.    A sensible and comfortable gift.  Boys' ��� Suits  "Lion   Brand"  with double seats and   double  knees.    Wear, fit and look well.  Groceries  ���'..'..'      A clean, fresh, well assorted, stock of Christinas  groceries.     Cranberries,   Fruit,   etcl-    Twelve  ,::   varieties of Apples.   Novelties in. China, Crock-  ; ,-.j.v;    ery and Glassware. :  Hardware  Rogers 1847 Silverware.  An excellent line of Skates.  Carvers, and other Cutlery.  Some new  ideas in Bronze and Nickel Trays.  COMPANY,    LIMITED.  WE DESIRE TO THANK OUR MANY PATRONS FOR  THE PLEASANT BUSINESS WE HAVE ENJOYED IN  THE PAST YEAR AND SOLICIT A CONTINUANCE  OF SAME DURING THE COMING YEAR.   X.   EACH  DEPARTMENT  OVERFLOWING   WITH   CHOICE  GOODS WHICH ENABLES US TO GIVE YOU BETTER  SATISFACTION DURING THE COMING   YEAR 1905  w<$  ,lv'  Drr  Our Groceries are always fresh as  the volume of business we transact in  this department necessarily keeps them  so,     In buying your Christmas Grocers  Cr   ies vou will make no mistake in order/  S^   ing from us, \  Gent's  Furnishings  For appropriate Christmas Presents  we are showing some very neat things  in Initialed and Plain Silk Handkerchiefs  from 35c to $1.00. Fancy Suspenders  from 25c to $1.00. A swell line of Neck"  wear.      We carry everything for men,  HARD1  AND CROCKERY  '-?<:J.v    :-\��^  ���Jf��  IB      %  Carving Sets-in Plush Cases, any of which will make a handsome  Christmas present.'prices"from $2.50 to $10,00. Also a full line  of Boker's Skates from 75 cents up, Hockey Skates, etc, etc.  Besides our regular line of Crockery, which is complete in every  particular���being the best assorted line in the city, we have iav  imported a very fine line of China direct from manufacturers, 5  # "o'clock Tea Sets from $3.00 to $5.00.    Berry Sets, Chocolate Pots.  ORE IN  ACRE  HIS FAITH  UNBOUNDED  Description   of   the    Oro  Denoro Workings  Output of the Mine Will Soon Be  Doubled.  Recent advices from Denoro state  that the Oro Denoro mine is producing  a lot of excellent ore in the big- quarry  where the ore body is 80 feet wide and  has been traced on the surface within  SO'feet of the other quarry indicating  that the two quarries are probably on  the same big ore body. Shipments  have been curtailed at both the Oro  Denoro and Emma mines for want of  ore cars. The C.'P. R. ordered months  ago a larg-e number of ore cars but  these have not 'yet been received  !thoug-h expected in a few weeks. The  1 tunnel to tap the magnetic vein on the  'Oro Denoro is now in ore and next  week will be under a big open cut 40  'feet long and 12 feet deep in good ore  to which an upraise is to 3e made  when the ore will be glory-holed and  'the output easily doubled as soon as  cars are available Mr.K. L,. Burnet,  P.L.S., has been this week making  accuratcsurveys <of all the workings  and ore exposures preliminary to mak-  ^BGTi&^SJ&'ftft^^Srffor, ;the , company  and its shareholders?. This plan will"  show that larjge areas aggregating  'acres of the surface of the claim are  'all' ore while it is known that other  areas so far undeveloped are likely to  show large ore bodies with exploration.  The development work has for some  time has been in charge of S. L,. Graham, foreman, and has been well done.  The dry season has curtailed the  water supply so that the power plant  has been shut down occasionally, but  .thi.s^djfficuHT���is^..iwv^..bejiig^pxercomft.  by a well and a short pipe line to an  additional rivulet. Taken in all the  mining outlook at Denoro was never  better and a most hopeful tone is manifest which is likely to be made more so  by the big B. C. mine being re-opened  in the near future.  SCHOOL CLOSING.  At the closing exercises at the public  school last Friday the following programme was rendered: Piano solo,  Dorothy Yates; chorus, "Shoemaker,"  Div. II.; club swinging, Hazel Skelton,  vocal solo, Annie Prout; recitation,  William Johns; chorus, "Kitty," Div.  II.; Recitation, Alice McMynn; chorus,  "Jack Frost," Div. II.; piano solo,  Olive Bunting; vocal duct, Hazel Skelton and Olive Roberts; recitation,  Evangeline Phitlips; chorus, "Away!  Away!'" school.  A Certain Cure for Croup  When a child shows symptoms of  croup there ia no time to experiment  with new remedies, no matter how  highly they may be recommended.  There is one preparation that can always be depended upon. It has been  in use for many years and has never  known to fail, viz: Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy. Give it a chance and  a quick cure is sure to follow. Mr, M.  F. Compton of Market, Texas, says of  it. "I have used Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy in severe cases of croup with  my children, and can  truthfully say it  ���^3 j always gives prompt relief."    For sale  5S j by all druggists.  Richard    Armstrong     on  Greenwood's Future  Predicts Large Investments by Am  erican Capital-  ��� >-v.  I GREEN  For Christmas aad New Years holidays the Canadian Pacific railway announces a rate of fare and a third  return between all stations from Port  Arthur to Vancouver " . including  branches. Tickets on sale December  23, 24, 25, 26 also 30, 31 and January 1  and 2, final limit on alI>c&keU Jan. 4. [  n  ���V  A  Richard Armstrong of Chicago is an  enthusiast about Greenwood high  grade properties. He owns a large  interest in- the Barbara mine. Mr.  Armstrong arrived a week ago, expecting to remain a couple of days, but  so much did he find to inspect that he  delayed his departure long enough to  miss an important Christmas engagement in Chicago. Not a moment .of  his waking hours was wasted during  his stay here. In descending shafts,  tracing surface leads or climbing up  stopes the Chicago visitor displayed a  restless energy that taxed the capacity  of his guide and expert adviser, W. H.  Jeffery, M. E. Mr. Armstrong wanted to gain first knowledge in order that  he might discuss the possibilities, cf  the camp with intelligence based on  personal observation.- It is safe to  assume that Mr. Armstrong's visit will  lead to an interesting sequel involving  the transfer of several American drafts  to a local bank. Before leaving for  home he had all the data of the mines  rahd their output'at hi3 finger tips. "Mr."  Armstrong is a great believer in the  future of the camp and his enthusiasm  stimulated everybody with whom he  came in contact.  "I am amazed at the remarkable development now in progress in the  vicinity of Greenwood," he observed  to the Times. "When I visited here  two years ago the Providence and Elkhorn were the only liigh grade properties that were being opened up and at  that period^neither aUrac.ted^especiai^  notice until a few months later. Claim  owners themselves did not appreciate  the fortunes that were to be made out  of the high grade true fissure veins.  Reports of an encouraging nature soon  began to reach me so I re-visited the  camp last June and was delighted at  the transformation that had taken  place. The possibilities of the cainp  had then been so clearly demonstrated  that I acquired an interest in the Barbara, an investment upon which I can  heartily congratulate myself. Now on  the occasion of inv third visit I find  that the number of shippers has  doubled in the past six months and  that the shipping mines are constantly  making additions to their respective  payrolls. This is indeed a Yery encouraging sign, indicating as it does  that Greenwood i.s yet to see more  prosperous times than were experienced before.  "If the history of mining camps and  countries is any criterion this camp  will soon be attracting the attention of  mining men and capitalists both of  thiscountry and the United States. It  is a remarkable circumstance that in  every instance where the development  of a claim in the high grade belt has  been undei taken, a shipping mine has  resulted. No other camp on the continent can p>esent the same record of  winners. Already it seems settled that  no 1500 feet of these true fissure veins,  extending as they do six or seven miles  north and south, has failed to carry  rich ore chutes. Therefore, intellig-ent  work on undeveloped claims in the  same belt should produce new shippers  without any possibility of failure. The  fact that you have now nearly a dozen  high grade propositions on a divide^  paying- or self-sustaining basis - .  all accomplished within two year*',',���  tells its own story. I iook for t,"l\  greater achievements, growth and'r. "���  gress in the ensuing two years, f ,"i^  people of Greenwood should feel/      -k  Continued r,u page two 3^**V^' BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  Continued from page one.  of their heritage. Money, work and  energy will soon make this one of the  famous high grade camps of the continent. Greenwood is not as well  known in Chicago or the middle west  as it should be because the American  daily press ijrnores the growth of the  British Coli:mbi;i mining industry.  AU that i�� ln-iiii^ done in the <vay of  attracting American capital to this  camp is the work of a few individuals,  who appreciate Greenwood's mineral  resources at their true worth.  "The provincial government could  help turn the tide this way if it undertook the publication for general distribution among American newspapers of  bulletins giving reliable information  of mining progress. A large influx of  American capital would follow just as  surely as the sun will rise tomorrow.  Then the people of British Columbia  would witness the same rapid development here that characterized South  Africa fifteen years ago when Cecil  Rhodes startled the world with the  story of South Africa's riches by lavish  advertising in the press of London,  Paris and Berlin.  "At the St. Louis fair I inspected  the mineral exhibit, which included  displays by nearly every state in the  union, the South American countries  and British Columbia. The universa1  opinion prevailed that the British Columbia exhibit in charge of H. B.  Munroe, surpassed all the others both  in character and extent. The B. C.  samples were larger than those from  other countries and were displayed to  better advantage. Some of them ran  $100,000 per ton and huge pieces of  copper ran over 65 per cent, in copper.  British Columbia captured 72 prizes  out of 85 competitions. Had the same  exhibit been made by any American  state, the American press would have  gone wild and a tremendous boom  would, have resulted."  Would be a Block of  Stock in the  ��      o       ���     ���  eenwood-Strattimore Mines, L&  What would make a more acceptable gift to Wife, Children or a Friend, than some shares in the  STRATHMORE). If only two Christmas's ago you had invested in the Providence, Elkhorn or D. P. U.  mines, what would your share be worth now? The STRATHMORE) has the VALUES, the ORE) and the  LOCALITY. It is Fortune knocking at your very door, will you hear it? It might be the last time and  if you miss it you will have lost your opportunity of being in on the ground floor in a mine whi'cn is bound-  to become a great property.  CAkk   AT   ��NCE   ANB   SEE  t Frederic  -��>��  -��s  MINES AND REAL ESTATE BROKER  GOPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B. C.  OPPOSITE POST OFFICE.  ^f>"<fHf^  TOWN TOPICS   \(  There'is some talk of organizing a  hockey club.  Sleighs for Doys, girls and babies at  Smith & McRae's. ;  Ore is being sacked at the Barbara  preparatory to shipment.  W. G. Gaunce is spending- the holidays with his family in Seattle.  Ralph Smailes has gone to the coast  for the Christmas holidays.  Judge Leamy will hold a sitting of  the county court here on Tuesday.  There will be special Xmas services  at the Presbyterian church on Sabbath  Mayor Rumberger has been elected  president of the Phoenix hockey team.  Mrs. H. V. Fuller is returning from  Spokane tonight to spend the holidays  here.  Rev. A. H. Cameron, Presbyterian  missionary at Sidley, was in town this  week.  Don't overlook Webb's chocolates in  daintv basket and boxes at Smith &  ' McRae's.  The skip on the Rawhide tram jumped the track again Thursday and was  smashed to pieces.  Mr. Hunter, principal of the Kaslo  school, is here spending the holidays  with his family.  Local merchants report a marked  improvement in the holiday trade during the past three days.  Don't worry about the Christmas  cake. Call up Jaynes at the Star  Bakery and tell him your troubles.  Supt. McAllister, of the B. C. Copper  Co.'s smelter, reached home Tuesday  after enjoying a holiday in the southwestern states.  Aid. McNeil has returned home from  an extended eastern trip. He visited  the St. Louis fair and is loud in his  praises of the British Columbia mineral exhibit.  In order to enable the public eveiy  facility to get their Christmas mail,  the wickei at the local postoffice will be  open until 9 p.m. Saturdaj", Christmas  eve.  The assortment of cakes, pies and  puddings at the St?.r Bakery for the  Xmas trade is the finest ever shown in  the.city. i  "We acknowledge   the   receipt   of  a  package of holly gathered   in  the gar-  of   Victoria    l^st   week.      The  ightfulness of the rVictoria Tinier  predated.  ���^furnaces   at   the local   smelter  jinked for about thirty-six hours  rly part of the week owing to  tak-down   of  the   engine that  |e slagr pots.  For Rbnt-VA three roomed furnished cottage.    Apply to F. M. Munn.  There: is some talk of running a  business men's excursion from Phoenix  to Spokane on the occasion oF the completion of the Great Northern extension.  H. C. Shaw, barrister of this city,  left Wednesday for the Okanagan  where he will hold sittings of the  court of revision prior to locating in  Vancouver. Mr. Shaw will be followed  by the good wishes of scores of friends  who will miss his genial personality.  There will be no midnight mass in  the Catholic church this year. The  services on Christmas day will be as  follows: First mass, 8 a.m.;. second  mass, 9:30 a.m.; third mass, 10 a.m.;  evening service, 7:30 a.m.  At the entertainment given Thursday night by the Sunday school  scholars of the Presbyterian church,  Miss Tillie Graham sweetly: rendered  a vocal solo,-. "Two Marionettes,"  and was encored; -Thepother- young  people acquitted themselves very  creditably.  Xmas gtfts-.galorej-r^to suit'aU':pnrseB  and all people. J^e have the goods;  you need them. We wah't to sell���the  prices are lower than elsewhere. That  about makes a bargain, doesn't it?���  Smith & McRae.  Two hundred head of cattle consigned to P. Burns & Co., were driven here  this week from Thos Ellis' ranch, Penticton. Nelson and Rossland are being  supplied with beef from Greenwood.  The lpcaV market also shipped a carload of pork to the same points.'' The  hogs were bought in the Anarchist  mountain district.  At Monday night's meeting of the  city council, on motion of Aid. Caulfield, a resoluion providing that in  future the regular meetings be held  every alternate Monday; beginning  Jan   9th, was adopted.  Dr. C. M. Henderson, Dominion veterinary surgeon, left Wednesday for  the coast where he will be operated on  for appendicitis. During his absence  Dr. Hodwen of Nelson will lo. k after  his official duties.  In the Methodist church special  Christmas sermons will be preached, by  the pastor at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.in-, on  Christinas day. The musical part of  the services may be expected to be of a  verv interesting na+ure as special  practices have been held for preparation. On Monday night following, the  Sunday school children will have their  annual Christmas concert which- promises to be very good. At the close of  the programme the Xmas'tree will be  unladen to the joy of the- juvenile  hearts. Admission on Monday night  25 cents. Entertainment begins at  7:30  W  The Union Meat Market Company  . Can ��� make it merrier for you.  Choice Turkeys, Geese, Duck,  Chicken, etc., and Roast Beef.  Mince Meat like your mother used  to make.  J. P. FLOOD,     Prop.  ��� ^^v-'Wrfwitt  ,'" BOUGHT CITY BOUNDS.  Mayor Naden,*with the/aitthority of  the council, this week purchased 58000  worth of Greenwood city bonds, held  by Munroe & Munroe. New York. The  city's bonded debt is now only $75,000,  it having been reduced 3515,600 this  year.  VICTORIA, B.C  FOR  XMAS  A PIECE  OF  FURNITURE  is hard to  improve.    A   good reliable sideboard similar to illustration is yours for  .00  other' st3'les of  wi.ich we would  be pleased  to  send   illustrations  of up to 150 00  Send for Catalogue  [|S��W7EGZ3BU3SEtt  Pfoti.ce pf forfeiture.  To ANDREW HAMILTON, or to auy person  or persons to whom lie may have transfered  his interests in the GREAT LAXIE and  TWIN mineral claims situate at Summit  Camp in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  YOU are hereby notified that we have expended the sum of $200.00 for work on the  above mentioned clainis and $3.00 for recording-  the same for an assessment on each, such being- required and necessary to hold the said  claims for the year eliding- the 3rd day of September, 1904, nnder the provisions of the Mineral Act and Amending- Acts: and if at the  expiration of ninety days from the date of  lirst publication of this notice in the Boundary  Creek Times, you fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure namely, $68 33  together withall costsof "aclver'fisi'njr yourin-  terests in said m.ueral clainis shall become invested iu us (your co-owners] upon filiuir in the  proper oflice in that behalf the aflidavit required by Section 4 of the "Mineral Act  Amei, '���������:-Act, 1900."  Datfet^... ,~;2nd day of December, 1904.  THOMAS KERMEEN  THOMAS CORKHI JL.  MINERAL ACT  1896.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  ������SLATE FORMATION" Mineral Claini, situate iu ilie Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale. District. Wherelocated: In Smith's  camp.  TAKE UOTICE mat I, Isaac U. Hallett, a.s  airent -for Kenneth C. It. Frith, Kree  Miner's Certificate No. B85629, Intend sixty  davs from tlie date hereof, to apply to the Miii-  iiHT Recorder for a Certi ficate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grantof  the above claim.  And further lake uotice that  action,   under  section    37,    must  be commenced   before   tlie  issuance    of    sucli     Certificate    ol    Improvements.  Dated this 21st dny of December, A. D., 1904.  I. II. HAT,r,ETT,  | Head Office : 204 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111  *   a- -  �����  *  *���  9  9  9  9  9  9  FINANGIAL  o  ���z.  wm leiNTs  MININQ    PROPERTIES    OF   MERIT    PURCHASED   OR   DEVELOPED.  999999tH  Ht*a9it99^t9999999999999<m99��99if��999999lHi999  MINERAL ACI".  CerlUkJte of Improvement.  NOTICE.  ���'Mame" Mineral Claini situate in Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located:   On Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that v.-e. N. E. Peterson,  Free Miners' Certificate, No. BS5,G8S S. T.  Larson, Free Miner's Certificate, No. B86,320,  .inJ M. T. McMynn, Free Miner's Certiiicate  No. B&S.502, intend, sixty days from the date  . lu.ieof. to apply to the Mining Recorder ior a  ! Certiiicate of Improvements ior the pnrpose 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 20fu day of September A. D. 1904.  N. E. Petbhson  S. T. Laksen  MVT. McMynn.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '���Teutonic Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate  in. the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District.    Where  located:     In   Deadwood  camp, adjoining the "Emerald" claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we, John W. Frost.  Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.149 and  M. McMynn, Free Miner's Certificate No.  BS5,502, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certiiicate of Improvements.  Dated this'tb. day of October, A.D. 1904.  Johh"W."-' Frost.  M. McMynn.  DR MATHISON   DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD  -  -  B (j  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  I ANNOUNCEMENT ���"  TO THE PEOPLE OF  GREENWOOD:  At the request of a rinmfoer  of citizens I shall again be a candidate for Mayor at the elections  to be held on the 12th day of  January, 1905, I take this oppor.  tunity of thanking- the electors  for their assistance in the past  and ask for a continuance of ,5j  their support and encouragement.  Respectfully,  GEO. R. NADEN.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OO ooo,- >o O OO  Corporation of the City of Greenwood  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1895.  VOTERS LISTS.  The following persons are entitled to have  tlieir names placed on the Voter's Lists for t(je  Municipal Elections for the j*.ar 1905, for  Mayor, Aldermen aud School Trustees of the  City of Greenwood.  Any male or female, being- a British subject  of the full age of twenty-one years wli0  a. Is the owner of real estate of the assessed  value of not less than one hundred doliarSi or  b. Is the representative, being- a resident  British subject duly authorized b\ th,-. directois  of an incorporated company, which \s the assessed owner of lands, or of improYements 0f  lands, situate within the municipality, or  c. Is the holder of a trades license, the annual fee of which is not less than five dollars,  or  d. Is a householder, who has paid on or {je.  fore the 31st day of December In the year ira  mediately prior to the day of the nomination,  all municipal rales, taxes, assessment rentals,  and license fees, which are not chargeable on  'and, payable by him or her to the Municipality,  Provided, however, lliat lu the case of the  holder of a trades license or in the case of a  householder, he or she shall, during the month  of December, in each year, make and cauae to  be delivered to the City Cleric a 8tatunry dec]ar.  atloii set out in Section 2 of the Municipal Elections Act Amendment Act 1902.  Forms of the said declaration may -fae obtaiti-  at the oflice of the City Clerk at the citv Hall  Greenwood, B.C.  City Hall,  G. B. TAYLOR-      C. M C,  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  ������AiA&f NOTICK.  *  /--  "Boston;*' ''St. Louis" and "Toronto" Mineral  Claims, 'situate  in the Greenwood Mininir  Division of Yale District.    Where located  On Cranberry creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. A. E. Ashcroft, acting as airent for John N. Greden, Free  Miner's Certiiicate No. B80547, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  foi the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above clainis.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced, -before   thev  issuance of such Certificate of: Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of October, ^8*1904.  ALBERT E. ASHCROfiT. P.L S  "*'���*��� -'-'AAi3&&'  ih  "COMAN IES ACT. jjp>.'  ���~r~ai^ .-'  NOTICE IS HEREBYvGIVRN that  Henry Nicholson h;is been appointed  the new Attorney -in the Province of  British Columbia for the "Waterloo  Consolidated Mining and Milling- Company."  Dated this 8th day of November, 1904  S.  Y. WOOTTON  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  ,1%  ���fe,  (Ik :=V "^fere^/^^a-Jj-ffl^^  2��U��S&&j��X��$.'^Jt^5}3X-,i���'- '>"^^i��!^4-����2Zr��22&'Z2n r^ysrw; a.1  h��  fi  I-*-���.-  3V  '&���  v  ii MW,^^..^;...o-'.  "i-9  ^  f Violative /i^^  ^X  3r  y  ^.SiirSlV-^'B;..'f-s-.>CuS--���iff..---"--  tf '.��v"*V"Ok^-:vi~^i.#%#Vi'*-  ���-?,  BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  \1  t  Elastic  Instep  With or Without "Elastic Instep?  r~ THEOENUIKE 1UVE THE NAME ON EVEBV SOLE.  ..'.:.'..���'*-.���   ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES.  Rich's Famous  ^    Hill  ��hoes  PRESENTS  from How to ��bri��tma$ the one absorbing topic will be  what shall we buy in the way of presents for Xmas.    Let us  suggest a few things to assist you.  ,@ Presents for Cadies  w and gbildren  Material for dress, suit waist or  ?@  skirt in silk, crepe-de-chine. cashmere, flannel, mohair, cloth, etc.  Coats, Kimonas,  Raincoats,  Dressing- sacques, .  . Bath Robes,.   ..-.-���  ;-;Golf Vests, '  Fascinators,  ��� Knitted Shawls, -  Hosiery,' Garters,  Belts���-fabric, leather and bead.  . Silk-Underskirts,  Girdles,  Stock collars,  ���.,.'.  [andkerchiefs,  Ribbons,  Fancy combs  Lace and  chiffon stoles  Gloves,  kid and knit,  ^Slippers,  .....  Fur boas and  sets.    ���  Presents For Men  Suspenders,  Card cases,  Fur caps,  Umbrellas,  Purses,  Fine shoes.  jjJUnderwear,  Travelling- Casas,  Waistcoats,  Toilet sets,  Bath robes  Cravats  Collars, ���  Cuffs  Cuff buttons,  Dressing g-owns  Gloves,  Golf-hose,  Hosiery,  Handkerchiefs,  Knit gloves,  Mufflers,  Night shirts,  Pajamas,  Scarfs.  Slippers,  Smoking jackets,  Shirts,  Suit cases,  Pictures,  RENDELL & CO  Presents for  Ladies ^Children ��,  Fur or fur-lined  coats and caps  Fur Muffs,  Felt slippers.  Aprons,  Tablecloths,  Table napkins,  Five o'clock tea covers  Tray cloths,  Doilies,  Centre pieces  Cushions,  Cushion tops,  Curtains,  Draperies,  Travelling cases  Wrist bags,  Purses,  Card esses,  Suit cases,  Valises,  Grips,  Fans,  Shopping bags,  Photo frames.  Fine shoes.  Umbrellas.  COMFORT HALF HOSE _  BIG PAYROLL.  Local  High  Grade   Mines   Employ  Over 100 Men  ���The payroll of the high grade properties, a thing unknown a few years  ago, continues to expand and gives  promise of faster growth in the near  future. There are easily over one  -- hundred- meri;einployed-in - the-varidus  properties. It is safe to say that ninety  per cent, of them reside within the  city limits. The importance of this  payroll from a business standpoint  cannot be overlooked. The encouag-  ing feature ij> that in many instances  the riWxt few months i will see doubled  the working force at various high  grade properties; and when one reviews the long list of low grade mines  in this vicinity faith in the great  destiny of:Greenwood as.a mining and  smelting centre turns to positive conviction. The rich shippers tell their  own story; and unless all signs fail  the early montns of spring will see a  revival in.'niining^activity unparalleled  in tb[e boom days.!   *   '[  Below 'is given a list of the High  grade properties, comprising shippers  or those that will soon be in that category. In giving the number of men  employed the estimate is only an  approximate one:  Mine Men Employed  Providence  35  Elkhorn     14 j  Strathmore      ���     3 I  Coronation 3 ]  Combination 4 j  E. P. U  Barbara  Bay  Last Chance  Skylarl-; _ f r ���s  HoTje$fo.(2 ^  ' Republic  l  BOUGHT "BULL CONi"  Phil. McDonald and' James Sutherland, owners of the Elkhorn mine,  have purchased the E.H., better known  as .the Bull Con, fraction from J. H.  McDonald, of Molson, Wash. The  deal was closed this week. The Bull  Con adjoins the Elkhorn to the northwest and lies between the Providence  and Combination. -It is regarded as  valuable ground jas .Jhe j;laim__isj:ra-  versed by the Elkhorn lead. The new  owners are regarded as showing good  judgment as the property can   be de-  yice-presfident, will be played   Monday  commencing at 10:30 a.m.  Buy your Xmas fruit cake and English plum pudding at the Star Bakery.  CUT FLOWERS FOR XMAS.  veloped from the lower working of the ; up phone 31-  Elkhorn, only two or   three  hundred;  feet distant. ]  Mrs'. Benard wishes to announce that  she can_supply,..in^any1_.quantity,a.Cut  Flowers for Xmas and New Ytars.  Parties desiring same should place  their order as early as  possible.     Call  Must Be Quick.  Pains in the stomach and attacks of  the colic come on so suddenly and are  so extremely painful that immediate:  relief must be obtained. There is no j  necessity of sending for a doctor in i  such cases if a bottle of Chamberlain's \  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy '  is al hand. No doctor can prescribe a ;  better medicine. For sale by all drug- j  gists.  CURLING.  At a meeting of the Greenwood Curling club neld Monday night skips were  electe;T,fii)d 14 rinks were drawn for  the season's play. The list will be  published next week. Weather permitting, the first match, president  vs.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned  Work  and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  ESTIMATES FURNISHED-  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO '  ^44,4.4.4,%. ���fr******^* 4.4.*4.4.4. ���fr***?  4��  REPRESENTING:       7  The  Phoenix Fire Assur-'  ance Co. of London, Eng.  Stocks  [ Liverpool and London and  ��Globe Insurance Company.  The British' America Assurance Co., of Toronto.  The Caandian Birkbeck  In-vestment and Savings  Co.  Real  k.-  ��������  J  Estate  GEORGE   R.   NADEN  MANAGER  % *$* *f- *f *$* *f* ���$��� *f *f* *fr *$��� *f *f *f* *f* *f* *$��� *fr ^ *f* ^* *!��� *f 4* 4* **  ^MfflTOWfflTTO^  ,v-��*  r.  T^ofail-  1  * An Emergency Medicine.   ���  4 For sprains, bruises, burns, scalds  and similar injuries, there is nothing  so good as Chamberlain's Pain Balm  It soothes the wound and not only gives  instant relief from pain, but causes  the part to heal ia about one third the  t,ime required! by the usual treatment.  As it is an antiseptic all danger from  blood poisoniiijg is avoided.; Sold by  $l\ druggists. T  .fHEfAKADIAN RANK OF fOMMERCE  With Which is Amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up capital   $   8,700,000  Rest       3,500,000  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over    83,000,000  \ Agents.  London Office.  60 Lombard St. E. C.  Wm. Cray  H. B. Walker  New York Agency  16 EXCHANGE PLACE.  In addition the Bank has 107 branahes and agencies in Canada and  th    United  States  including the following in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.  ATLIN, GREENWOOD. NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,  CRANBRCOIT, SKAMLOOPS. NELSON, VICTORIA,  DAWSON, LADYSMITH, N.WESTMINSTER. WHITE HORSE,  E'ERNIE.  Branches In'the United States:  NEW YORK:      SAN FRANCISCO.       PORTLAND,      SEATTLE,     SKAGWAY  Deposits received, exchange boug-ht  and  sold and everv description of   banking-  business transacted.  GREENWOOD  BRANCH,  W- ALLISON. Mar������T  ..Bank of Montreal.  Capital, all paid up. $14,000,000.  Rest.  .$10,000,000.  President.   Lokd Stkathcona ani> Mount Roval,  Vice-President:    Hon. Gbokob A. Dkummond.  General Manag-er :   E. S   Clodston.  Branches in Londonjtog. | cuUhiBPrca,ii551a. \ New York  Chicago.  Grant Commercial id  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  Travellers' Credits, available in any partjof the world.  Greenwood Branch,       L. B. deVEBER, Manager.  } OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  PRESSED HAY FEED, OATS  STRATHMORE TRADING CO.  -DRAWER SGI-  OALGARY,  ALBERTA.  Dealers in BAILED HAY.   Best Quality  PrGintf Shipmeet.  Lowest Prices.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  WRITE   US   FOR   QUOTATIONS.  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOjOOO*;  ) .......'--S: --  t  4  4  1  ���If  -3 BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  tm  WW  Come right here and let us show vou  our latest Pads  and novelties.  The variety laid in to meet the unprecedent demands of this season will lighten your  ���task in deciding upon a suitable present. 3jr    JC    J��    JC    3T   3f   ��*���   ^    **''���".  Fancy Hand Mirrors, Brushes, Combs, Manicure Sets, Leather Bottles and Leather  Goods of all kinds.   Look at our stock and save time and money going elsewhere.  i.   I    L>   I*  Prescriptions always  I    P    1*    T    1    A    It PRICES  always Prescriptions.  Dispensing Chemists  GREENWO OD,     B.  Gbe  Boundary Creek Times  Issued Every Friday  Duncan Ro'ss Managing Editok  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Yeak .         ....   2 00  Six Months.......  1 2=  To Foreign Countries   .. 2 SO  FRIDAY  DECEMBER 23,1904  This is a season when it is well  to realize it is from the fundamental unity of life and the normal relations of men in society  that our duties flow; for these are  the very conditions of social  existence. The direction of the  process of the world is an upward  one. As thought and love in  their noble unfolding- carry man  up to the heights of the spiritual  life, these higher qualities of soul  are seen to be more precious than  The Times wishes one and all  of its'readers a Merry Christmas.  anything    that  BANK SYSTEMS COMPARED  A   luminous   comparison    between the Canadian  and American  banking systems was made  by J. B. Forgan, president of the  First National Bank of Chicago,  at  a banquet   tendered   him  at  Toronto.   .Mr.  Forgan is exceptional! y well qualified  to speak  with authority. . His early banking experiences were  gained in  Canada.    That he displayed aptitude for his career is evidenced  by. his rise to one  of  the most  eminent banking positions in the  "United States."  "Mr;r-Forgan-declared that the Americans have a  great meny things to learn,   and  a .great many things to do before  they  can establish or  evolve  as  sound and perfect system of banking as that enjoyed by the Dominion.    The   worst   feature  of  the  American system  is  that it  has led to the  establishment  of  isolated banks,   ten  thousand in  number, each under its own separate and distinct  management,  and   working-   for its  individual  profit without regard to the rest.  When lulls in progress occur the  weakness of the system is more  apparent.     The   people   become  nervous  aud frightened.     Then  the various banks instead of being  able to act together  and concentrate  their reserves   for mutual  protection do exactly the reverse.  Each one acts for itself, the fears  of. the customers spread to the  hankers, and what is known as a  bankers' panic results.     Besides  the bad effects of such conditions  in times  of financial stress, the  Americans  are  grossly extravagant in the use of cash reserves  in ordinary times.     With  them  every   shipment, is an  absolute  parting with so much of the cash  reserves,  and at certain seasons  in each   year  it ties up p*retty  tight  at the   centres,   while at  others they have more money on  their hands than they know what  to do with.   The main advantage  Canadians possessed in the opin-  ii^J^of*Mr;:-Forgan was m ;the  ^nbjiiaticm of the branch bsrak-  Jsf^toin  with; the. excellent  .oj^J^f&f bank cixculatiosi, which  ^lpsa^seii!t elasticity in it to  "'"i^^witKijjthe varying  business necessity.  has    pieceded  them.    They  are  recognized   as  the only things that have worth  in   themselves.     . Measure    the  amplitude  and  elevation of personality, and we see in the wider  and deeper emotions of humanity,  in   man's   larger    faculties   and  activities, in his clearer insight,  his purer  will, his nobler aims,  his   fuller    and   higher  life,   a  most .wonderful   gain  in  recent  centuries.,.   The-vision .of perfect  humanity is yet only faintly  discerned.    But however poor  and  crude,  the   ideal   of  a complete  manhood may be,   "it keeps  the  man," as has well  been said, "in  the pathway of human progress."  Duty_���is,Jhe���:equation ^demanded  by conscience between our actual  and  cur   ideal   manhood.     The  moral worth of personality ought  to    be" recognized      as     something   that   never   ought   to  be  degraded into  a   means to anything else.    It is an end in itself.  The ultitna+e standard  of  worth  is personal  worth,   and the only  progress that  is worth  striving  after, the only acquisition that is  truly good   aud  enduring,  is the  realization    of    our   truer   and  higher  self,   in  that  fulness  of  powers and elevation of character  that constitute the moral  perfection  to  which man instinctively  strives.     Unless  social improvement includes the  improvement  of the character and inner life of  the individual   members   of  the  race, it is a sham and a delusion.  In the  light of modern science,  humanity is one  vast organism,  whose  span of life runs back to  the very dawn of animal existence  upon   the  earth.     We   who  are  now on the stage are not only the  inheritors   of  the past   but   the  trustees of  the   future.    By our  unfaithfulness and negligence we  can retard End mar the progress  of humanity;  by   our   diligence  and loyalty we preserve  and further it.  ing acts that the provincial legislature has  alienated  the public  domain  and  given vast tracts to  railways, thus retarding the settlement  and development of the  agricultural resources of the interior.    The same iniquitous conditions   prevail   in    the    region  extending from Christina lake to  the Okanagan.   All the available  laud  therein   has   been   handed  over to the C.  P. R.   and not  a  single acre is available  for  preemption.      To     make     matters  worse, irrespective of the blocks  already selected, the reserve has  been extended to   a  point  sixty  mile north of the boundary line.  It is high time that  the legislature, having regard for the future  of the country, should show more  concern   for   the   rights of   the  people . than   for   the  clamorous  and exhorbitant demands of railway corporations. \  <r  FALL AND WINTER  Suitings, Overcoatings  T  1 rouserings  All Imported Goods of  the latest design.  lo see them is to  appreciate them.  PRICES ARE SURE TO PLEASE  WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED  ^  w. mm  Copper Street,  mTHE TAILOR  Opposite the Windsor Hotel  According, to the returns received by the clerk of the crown  in chancery . from 203 constituencies lawyers will predominate  in the next Dominion parliament.  The law will have 66 representatives.- ������- -Occupations_o.l.o.thers.in-  clude the following: farmers, 24;  merchants, 21; doctors, IS; manufacturers, 15; journalists, 10;  agents, 4; bankers, 1; brokers, 2;  contractors, 1; distillers, 1; druggists, 1; live stock exporters, 1:  lumber merchants, 13; millers, 2;  miners, 1; notaries, 3; ranchmen,  2; veterinary surgeons, 1, and unci assed, 16.  THE BEST  BEER  IN f  ���  ��� .   , ��$��  TOWN IS MADEJBY %  4-  -THE-  Great are the agricultural possibilities of the Okanagan district. The tobacco leaf grown  there is said to be superior in  quality and in great demand by  eastern cigar manufacturers. J.  A. Inkster, a mining man, recently organized a company in  Winnipeg for the purpose of devoting large areas of Okanagan  land to the cultivation of tobacco  which will be converted into  fragrant perfectos.  The Montreal and Boston Consolidated Copper Co. made a large  cash payment on the 10th inst.  on account of purchase of mining  properties. This alone furnishes  convincing proof that the company was not involved in the  financial difficulties of Munroe &  Munroe, the New York underwriters, who had been handling  the stock of the copper company.  The Trail Board of Trade is  asking the provincial government; Hon. J. Israel Tarte, ex-minis-  tq remove the reserve from the j ter of public works, will repre-  land in the Columbia & Western j sent his newspaper. La Patrie, in  rairway jceserye lying between\ the press gallery at Ottawa dur-  Trail aiid Robson^ "^St-pf^sent in I ing the comin g session. Mr ]  "       '   '"   " "^-^ ' ^atrte's pen is more caustic than  ELKHORN   BREWERY*  Portman & Portman   -       p- *  + Ask For Elkhorn Lager Be ���r I  ��g��    The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only pure Malt Hops.   ����>  ^   Try it.     On draught on in bottles at all the leading hotels   ju  A Me  Make it merrier by buying  the choicest brands of  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  WE CARRY NO OTHER.  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  right to  the land,  or any legal  cut timber.     It is by such sweep-  the territory referred to theretg-i  no method of acquiring title to hbto^fc^ ����� P^ljtake  ' advantage 5^ opportunity to  settle old scores.  Greenwood Liquor Co,  JAS. McCREATH, Prop,   Greeenwb  I   ?  *  The Columbian of New Westminster has;issued a mammoth  holiday number.; It is well illustrated and contains a great deal  of valuable information regarding the resources of the province.  j    A   famous ���:   Anglican    monk  ' makes the extraordinary claim of  being   able   to   raise   the. deUtS"  Most people are satisfied with the  ability to be able' to raise the  wind.  It may be only a Bull Con, but  we think the proposition should  be taken seriously,    j  The swearing-oflF season has almost arrived. ���:&  7  ft  BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  n1  The success of our great Removal Sale has far exceeded our most sanguine expectations,  Prices have been slashed as we sell for cash and are determined to clear out our present stock, con^  sisting of Furniture and all Household Articles, We can satisfy the most fastidious taste, No such  opportunity for securing good articles at bed-rock prices has ever been presented before,  80 Piece Dinner Sets $12.50  Sale Price $9.90  97 Piece Dinner Sets $15.50  120 Piece Dinner Sets $20.00  Sale Price 516.2  We  will  sell  any part of these  dinner sets.    Call and see them.  Toilet Sets.  !"3 piece plain white $2.00  SalePrice   .$1.80  | -��� 3.-piece plain white..: .-...-��� $2.25  ]{��������� , Sale Price  $190  |    5 piece plain white $2.40  Sale Price  $2.05  10 piece fancy, latest pattern $3.35  SalePrice .-'[$2.95  5 piece fancy colored sets $3.25  Sale Price  $2-80  30 sets of very^latest pattern and  assorted colors.  Toilet Sets just arrived in  10 piece sets $5.00  Sale Price  $3.35  Stop Jars to match $2.50  Sale Price  $2.10  We have the very latest in Fancy Hand  Painted 10 piece Toilet Sets  $6.60, $6.75, and $7.00  Assorted   Decorated   Water   Sets,   the  latest  $1.60, $1.65 and $1.85  Assorted. Decorated Lamps  $2.00 and $3.00  Special Cbair Sale  Kitchen Chairs, regular .....$1.00, 1.10, 1.20  Sale Price 80 cts, 90 cts. $1.00  Diners, braced arm      1.25  Sale Price $1.10  Diners, braced arm, fancy.....     1.60  Sale Price $1-40  Diners, braced arm, latest pattern      1.65  Sale Price $1.45  ,  Diners, oak, "good enough for Teddie"    2.00  Sale Prcie 1-80  Arm Chairs, laTge highback     3.25  Sale Price 2.80  Arm Chairs, oak, large high back     3.75  Sale Price 3-25  Arm Rocker, large high back _...: 3.25    3.00  SalePrice 2.85. 2.70  Arm Rocker, sewing -     2.50  Sale Price 2.10  Arm Rocker, sewing..... ��������� 2.65, 2.00  Sale Price 2-20. 1-85  Arm Upholstered Rocker     4.75  Sale Price 4.20  Arm, cobbler seat, Rocker      3.25  Sale Price 2.65  Single Beds, regular price $5.75  SalePrice $ 4.80  Single Beds , $7.00  Sale Price    5-90  ji Beds .*��� $5.25  Sale Price :    4.45  Full Size Beds $5.50  Sale Price    4.65  Full Size Beds $7.00  Sale Price     6.15  Full Size Beds $13.50  SalePrice    11-90  Full Size Beds - $14.50  Sale Price  12.30  Full Size Beds $18.7��  Sale Price 15.65  Full Size Beds $18.50  ��� ��� ���.    ^ Sale Price  1545  Full Size Beds $16.00  Sale Price  13.80  & 0*  Couches, finest figured velour $10.50  Sale Price    9.35  Couches, finest figured velour.: $11.50  SalePrice    9-65  Bed Lounges, latest patterns $20.00   ;  Sale Price 17.50  Bed Lounges, latest patterns ..........$13.50  Sale Price  12.00  Among The Mines  . Silver has advanced to 611-8 cents  per oz.   --Free golcV^was ^ncounteredlhe^ojther  day in the south drift of the Strathmore.    A strike of tellurium was recently  made in the Opal mine near Chesaw,  Wash.   ���"' ���_   It is reported that the Skylark mine  is to be capitalized for half a million  dollars. '  ; The owners ofthe Sudbury claim in  Deadwood camp will shortly make a  carload shipment.  The Brooklyn mine at Phoenix is  now providing Ij00 tons of ore daily.  - The E.P.-U. mine shipped two. carloads of ore to the Trail smelter this  There are abou* 8000 tons of.zinc ore  miiied and milled lying around Sandon  awaiting purchasers and another 5000  tons are lying at the Kaslo sampler  All this ore is of good grade.  mum assay charges was adopted and  recommended by the institute for use  throughout the province.  The. Montreal and Boston Co. is  about to start work on the Idaho claim  one of its Phoenix properties.  President J J. Hill of the Great  Northern, is reported to have advised  the purchase  of  Granby stock around  $5.    The Boundary Falls smelter has  abandoned the former method of granulating the slag aud is now dumping  it hot. '.' - J   Operations on the June Bug, on the  west side of Boundary creek, a mile  below Anaconda, will be resumed next  month.  ' The Rawhide commenced shipping  ore to the Boundary Falls strfelter last  Tuesday.' It will maintain an output  hi 300 tons daily-  The second furnace of the Boundary  Falls smelter was blown in this morning. This will give the plant a treatment capacity of 700 tons daily. The  third furnace will be in operation early  next month.  The lower workings of the Goldfinch  were cleaned out this week preparatory  to the early commencment of operations next month The property was  recently acquired by Mark F. Madden,  of Chicago.         Extensive mining operations will be  carried on next year at the Sullivan  group of mines. With the smelter at  Marysville blown in, the aerial tram in  operation, the output of the mines will  be from 150 to 300 tons daily.  At Enderby, Okanagan district, a  local syndicate has applied for a tract  of 10,000^ acres where ajiiscovery of  coal was mace two months ago and has  since been prospected, a seam of bituminous coal of good quality between  four and six feet in thickness having  been uncovered.  Alex. Robinson has sold his interest  in the bond on the Silver Cloud to his  partners, C. Johnson, J. McCreath and  F. A. Smith, who are making airange-  ments to resume development work.  The property is one the most promising claims in Skylark camp. It has a  40 foot shaft sunk on the lead. The  last shipment ran $120 per ton.  the tunnel and winze. Although a  depth of only a-few feet from the surface has been attained in the shaift  the vein looks very strong as the  quartz contains free gold and tel-  lurides.  ^Machinery., is., being,..hauled to the  Betts and Hesperus mine on Hardy  mountain. The boiler for the air compressor has already been placed on its  foundation, and other portions of the  plant are rapidly being placed in position. The work of erecting a boarding  house, office and compressor buildings  at this property is progressing favorably, and it is expected that they will  be completed in two week's time. Eight  men are now employed at the mitfe oh  development work. This force will be  increased when the new machinery is  placed in commission.  (���"���V^W  J. W. Nelson of this city has  sold a  lhr��*f -wentieth   interest in the Silver  V        Skylark camp, to Geo. W. Rum-  .  jwf Phoenix.  /.ihe Last Chance shipped another  carload of ore to Trail this week. Mr.  McVicar is making good his promise  to mine five tons daily.  A deal for the acquisition of a well  known group in Deadwood camp is  impending, but, by request, details are  "withheld for .the present.  The Imperial Coke and Cole company  have been opening up their coal areas  on the Fording river. Should the C.  P.R. build a branch to its own colleries  in that vicinity, the company may be  expected to put in its own spur and  thus have connection with the outside  world. ���   -  The Southeastern Kootenay Coal and  Petroleum company is the name of an  organization which has been formed to  work coal and oil lands in East Kooter  nay district. The company has taken  an American charter, and is capitalized at $250,000 in 1,000,000 shares of 25  cents each.       ________  J. Cuthbert Welch, superintendent of  the Boundary Falls smelter, was elected a member of the council of the B. C.  Institute of Assayers at a recent meeting held at RoBslaad.   A scale of mini-  L. A. Manly of Grand Forks inspected a number of high grade properties  here this week. Mr. Manly was favorably impressed with the Helen and  Barbara and expressed himself as  enthusiastic respecting the future of  the camp. He declared that Grand  Forks possessed similar propositions  but that they were unfortunately  covered by the heavy wash in the  valley.  The Ah There in Deadwood camp  will soon enter the shipping list. Jack  Lucy and Geo. Leyson on Monday  started up the plant and unwatered the  mine. It is the intention of the company to extract ore from the 100 foot  level. The Ah There is regarded as a  property of great merit. It has a 240-  foot shaft and several drifts. Messrs.  Lucy and Leyson are large shareholders in the company.  The Bay mine will make a 35-ton  shipment to the Trail smelter about  New Yeai's. H. V. Fuller, one of the  owners, feels confident that it will net  higher returns than any carload lot  hitherto shipped by any of the high  grade mines. A recent assay of Bay  ore, which did not contain free gold,  ran $482 per ton. The force- at  the mine will soon be increased. A  new shaft is now being sank oa the  same lead that has been opened ap ia  OUR GIFT HARVEST  Our Holiday Stock of Gift Jewelry awaits your inspection. You will wonder at its variety, its freshness  and its scope. It bristles with suggestions of correct  "giveable" things���fifts to suit all tastes, all purses and  all circumstances.  WATCHES   from   the  dainty, diminutive time  i'MMiWa!  Piece of novel design to  the   finest   standard  3ilverWa#   makes.  Diamonds in every size and variety. Pins, Rings,  brooches, etc. Should you contemplate gift purchasing,  and during tlie next few weeks who will not ?   Drop in.  "xA  Our goods will satisfy you, so will out prices,  LOGAN  CO.  vl   / BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  YALE-CARIBOO.  Official  Count Gives  Duncan  Ross,  M.P., a Majority of 161.  Yesterday the two ballot boxes which  two of the deputy returning officers in  Grand Forks riding had failed to send  in on "time, arrived and returning officer O'Hara set.about, his task of making the official returns. The result of  the count shows that outof 6,906 names  "on the voters' list, 4,348 votes were  cast. Of these M*. Burrell received  ' 1,850, E. Mills 487, and D. Ross 2,011,  giving a majority of 161 for Ross.  There were 24 rejected  and  48 spoiled  ballots.  ��� ;. The returns  in  the  several  ridings  show  a   liberal  majority in all except  Lillooet and Grand Forks.  Burrell  Cariboo    .153  Lillooet    142  Yale     140.  .Kamloops...:     382  Okanagan   .  ���:. ...    509  Similkameen       126  Greenwood     140  Grand Forks     261/  Total    1850     .   487       2011  The returning officer made the official declaration of Mr. Ross' election  and the writ was returned to Ottawa  last night.���Kamloops Sentinel.  ��>+0gpi&   B0UNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  "'*".:��&&'''. No. 38, I. 0. 0. F.  Mo'i��  evirrv   Tuesday   livciiinu at  X 00  in   Uie  [. O. O. P.'Hall.     A'cordial  invi tutinn is e,\  tended to all sojourning breiliern.  Cr. R. Sades. .pRun }!. Hqj.mks.  N. fi. ���   Kcc-Sco.  a? \9j*? *" sp j? sc af sc sf jf *? *? tf* jp *? s?  S. A. Grierson  vlills  Ross  11 '  ��� 164  4  98  8  174  25  422  47  530  49  192  180  232  163  299  HOUSE  SIGN and  ORNAMENTAL  Nice Stock of Wall  Pacer to choose from  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Building formally occupied by the  Postoffice.    Phone 15.  Grip Quickly Knocked Out.  ' "Some weeks ago during the severe  winter weather both my wife and myself contracted severe colds which  speedily developed into the worst kind  of la grippe with ail its miserable  symptoms," says Mrs. J. S. Egleson of  Maple Landing, Iowa. "Knees and  joints aching, muscles sore, head  stopped up, eyes and nose running,  with alternate spells of chills and  fever. We began using Chamberlain's  '���Cough Remedy, aiding the same with  'a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and  ;Liver Tablets, and by its liberal use  is66a;completely knocked out the grip."  '.'. JIt.is a good pian to take a dose of the  .Tablets when you have a cold. They  .promote a healthy action of the bowels  liver and kidneys which is always  beneficial when ihe system is conjested  by a cold or an attack of the grip. Sold  by all druggists.  ������ The latest creations in Chinaware at  prices thatwill delight you as much as  the goods.���Smith & McRae.  AWARDED DAMAGES.  . Judge L^amy acted as arbitrator at  Grand Forks last week in the claim of  Henry W. Munro for damages against  the Granby company. Munro is a  miner and broke his leg by the falling  of the cage-in-No. 1 shaft_of the.Old.  Ironsidesmine last April. After hearing the evidence the judge awarded  Munro compensation equal to eight  months' salary. A. M. Whiteside of  this city' represented Munro and D.  Whiteside of Grand Forks acted on be-  haif of the Granby company.  Books for old and young, the latest  and best the world affords at Smith &  McRae's.  IW'-'  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  I       ANB STOPS  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  The Canadian Mining Institute is  renewing its attempt to get a department of mines with a minister of the  Ottawa cabinet at its head. British  Columbia members of that institute  are personally wielding whatever influence they may possess in getting  that portfolio attached to this province.  Three years ago a deputation of the  Canadian Mining Institute, fifty  strong, after the passage of a strong  resolution the institute waited upon  the Ottawa government urging the  claims ofthe mining industry, outranked by none in importance in the  Dominion, to a separate portfolio. It  was argued in rebuttal that the work  of such, a department was already  accomplished by the geological bureau  and that there should be no idea entertained of superseding this bureau in  favor of a mining department in view  of the excellent wprk it had accomplished and' was accomplishing. The  deputation pressed their request  strongly, nevertheless1, on the grounds  that there was no intention of interfering with'the work of geologists.  That work was admitted to be of great  service to the country, but after all it  merely dealt with the mining condi  tipns from a scientific point of view,  wltereas a, minister of mines would deal  ^ith mining from the industrial and  economic conditions. The geological  [ bureau would be a valuable addition to  lis department and would be of the utmost service to such a.minister.  1    >  EARN  Comfortable Living  I  WITH  A  it  Poultry raising with a Chatham  Incubator is a very profitable and  easily managed occupation. Unless  you want to go into it extensively it  need take but very little of your time.  Government reports show that the  demand for chickens in Canada is  greatry in excess of the supply and  Great Britain is always clamoring  for more. That means a steady  market and good prices for chickens.  You cannot raise chickens success-  full}' with a setting hen. She is wasting time setting when she. should be  laying. While she is hatching and  brooding a few chickens she could be  laying five or ��>ix dozen eggs. The  percentage of chickens she hatches is  much less than that produced by the  Chatham Incubator.  It will pay you to own a Chatham  Incubator.  Chatham Incubators contain every  improvement of importance in Incubator construction that has been produced. ; They are made ol" thoroughly  seasoned wood; with, two walls, case  within case-1 ; BcLwaen these walls  mineral wool is packed forming the  very best insulation. Each piece of  the case is mortised and grooved and  screwed, making the whole as solid  as a rock. . Chatham Incubators are  equipped with scientifically perfect  regulators which are an infallible  means of regulaling the temperature.  2 Greenwood, B. C. *  *r s? if ��f a? tc jfjpjfjfififafsfjp  TC TOTICK is herebv (riven that tlie Nicola  j\L Kamloops and' Similkameen Coal and  Kailwav Company will apply to the Parlin-  nient of" Canada, at the ensuing Session thereof,  for an Act declaring that the said Company is,  and has been since its Railway was by 3  KdwardVTl.C. 164, declared to be a work for  the general advantage of Canada, a Company  under the legislative jurisdiction .of the Parliament of Cauada, and authorizing' 'the Company to construct aud operate in extension of  the Railway it is now authorized to construct,  a Railway from Osoyoos Lake to a point at (linear Graiid Forks with power lo connect with  the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway  at or near Grand Forks, and with the Columbia  and Western Railway at or near Midway, and  extending' the times limited by the Acts respecting-'he Company for the commencement  and completion of its undertaking, aud for  other purposes.  Dated at Toronto this 7th day of December  H. S. OSLER,  Solicitors for the Adalicaut.  THE    HIGHEST  AWARD  AND   GOLD   MEDAL  HAS BEEN GIVEN.TO TKE  44  SALADA" Tea Co.  AT THE ST. LOUTS EXPOSITION.  STANBARB  BATH TUBS  X2CX AND '^^^  S  We will start you raising-poultry  for profit with a Chatham* Incubator,  without' one cent of riio'ncy from you  until next Fall. That means'that you  can take- off seven or eight hatches  and make considerable money out of  the Incubator before the first payment  becomes due.  We couldn't make this offer, if we  were not certain that if you accept it.  you^will -get complcte-satist'action.jf  we were not positive that the Chatham  Incubator will pay you a handsome  yearly income.  This is a straightforward offer. .We  make it to show our supreme confidence in the Chatham Incubator. We  want you to accept this offer as we  are sure of the satisfaction our Incubator will give. .Every machine .we  have put out so far Iv-is made other  sales in the same neighborhood.  Our offer ia to send you a Chatham  Incubator at once, freight prepaid by  us without one cent of cash from you.  You mah". wmr first payment in  October, 1905. The balance to-be paid  in October, 1906. or if a Cash Buyer  you get it cheaper. Could any offer  be fairer or more generous ?  Smith 1-Wc.i.s. Ost., Nwrtilwr lath, ISO*.  Tha Incubator mill I'-punlix tlmt 1 imiiuMfroin your  tent, on tlinn. I wish now tu p:iy tin- vliiilt) amount  thi! fall. If y'm will iflv�� mn n.illwniint. ��� I��� am Tury  mnrh likMcd with >,.."i  !>n'ulril'ir mill Urooilrr, and  would nut hi with. t. th-m. I tiiini' I clcnrri thia  ���laaon. more than th- !������������ <' ''"? ami llmoilor coat me.  Y.iii-i ri"|ii'iiriil|y, ���  M US. \Y. IIYSLOP.  Write us to-day for full particulars  of our offer and mention this paper.  Don't put it aside for another time as  this special proposition may be withdrawn at any time  THE MANSON CAMPBELL CO.. Limited  Dept.2l7Cbaihnm, Ont.  M.wrKAirriTitKii* of  Chatham Fuinln'j  Mills ami fhatham Farm ScalM.  PISTKIM'TtS'! WAUKIIOUSKS AT  t  i  t  t  t  ���  t  V  ?  ���?  ���?  X    COPPER STREET, .  V  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  GREENWOOD.  -' ���        .���'''���'-.-.;������       .    ���  E.   W.' BISH0P  PLUMBER.  Per  DISCOUNT  ...WINDSOR CAFE*,  0��000v*����0#00��#0000��0��0��0*��0000000000����*����0000000,,.0000  0 . ������   '* ���  ��  ���J  HARRY C0UTTS, Proprietor 1  '���     .   ... ������..-���*   : : : : : _     ��  MEALS  AT ALL  HOURS |  NIGHT OR DAY I  *������  Dining Room  in the, Windsor  Hotel���Everything %  *  .''."'������"'     ���-���-.''-. *":"������.."     :'/'*-    ''������ ;'"   ���';'������   .'���.':".���'',���������'���'������'���'*'���  EUROPEAN RLANi f  J S;.':.������..������ ������.:;!>���" ��  Windsor  First-Ciassv  L  Montwil. Out;., Mrtimloii. Man,. Calvary, Alta.,  ��ew \Vesl min.'W. K.C.. Halifax, N.S.  v(i;mmK.s at  Chatltiim. !Uit.,;mtl Detroit, Mich.  To clear out our present large  stock of  Trunks and Hand Grips  We will make a 20 per cent  discount till the end of  December,  urns  & co.  New and Second Hand Store.  ��0��tf��0��a����������������������a����������������i��^''������0��a����#��0��0������������#����ai  �� ��  '�����  a-"  0  0  :0  0  ��  0S  0  ���0  0  0  ���0  0  0  0  tf  0  ���- 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  *���  0  0  0  0  ��  g  0  0  ��  0  0��000000a000 0a000000��0��C<>��000000����0000000O0000000000����  & Co.  Greenwood,  B. C.  Perfect  Contentment  w  IS THE SMILE ON ALL  THE FACES OF THOSE  WHO EAT AT THE  /<m���  8etii Restaurant  Open Day and Nighi.  IN0S0R   f*|��TEL  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  \  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  ��  GRAND F0RKS.--PH0ENIX--GREENW00D  BAILY STAGE LINE.  Arrives-at Phoenix 7 a.m., Grand Forks 10.30 a.m.  tn., Phoenix 7 p.m.,   arrives in Greenwoods p. m.  Phoenix to  Leaves Greenwood 6 a. m.  Leaves Grand "Forks 3.45 p.  CI Fare-Grand Forks S3.00.      Greenwood to Phoenix Sl.Ofl  Greenwood SO cents.  Great Northern express rates  made known at office.  J. F. R0YERI Manager.  mm If*  kv  I  First Shipment of Hisrh Grade Ore  Will be Made Snortly.  The greatly improved appearance of  the lead in the south drift of the  Strathmore mine in the north belt has  caused the local shareholders to rejoice.  The quartz vein averages over six  inches in width and contains the best  looking- ore yet encountered in any of  the workings. A shipment will be  made to the Trail smelter before the  end of the month. It promises to  average over $120 per, ton.  At the bottom of a 60 foot shaft sunk  on the vein, the occurence of a fault  led to the driving of a 60 foot crosscut  at the end of which the lead was again  found in place." At .the SO foot level  drifts were run north and south on the  Vein 20 feet and 60 feet, respectively.  From the former drift ore running $100  per ton was stoped out up to the surface. In the other drift good progress  is being made. Sixty feet of additional drifting will bring the level to a  point directly underneath the open cut  on the surface whence four and one  half tons of rich ore were extracted by  the former owners. A crosscut tunnel  farther down the mountain and in 220  feet will tap the lead when extended  an additional 60 feet. This will provide ISO feet of stoping ground. The  outlook for the Strathmore is indeed  encouraging and the confidence of its  owners promises to be richly rewarded  at an early date. A parallel lead farther up the hill has not yet been opened up. It presents a good showing on  the surface. The Strathmore i.s located  on promising ground as it is only separated by one claim from the ProviT  dence, the high grade dividend payer.  Development work is in charge of C.  Scott Galloway who is accomplishing  results with due regard for economy.  The Strathmore is owned by a joint  stock company with a capital of  $150,000.  . The forthcoming shipment will comprise ten tons of $130 ore. During the  present week Mr. Galloway as.-aved  -samples-from the-second grade ore and  to his surprise got an average return  of $106.57 per ton. The values were  gold $20.80, and silver $85.77.  The meeting of the British Columbia  Live Stock Association which is called  for Jan. 4th at Kamloops, should be attended by every man in the interior  who is interested in the cuttle industry.  There is much to be gained by both  buyers and sellers from a system of  association which can be made of  mutual benetit. Large owners, small  owners, drovers and dealers in British  Columbia all have interests which are  mutually inter-depeudent and by combination these interests will all receive  their just recognition.  ,?"^*:-'",?"'r*.'' ���> ,T /  ' :::'&'#&���,  Used i:i M.B.K. Mitt;, Gloves  and .Moccasins���tough as whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind - pro jf, boil - proof,  crack-pro .f, -.ear-proof, rip-proof,  cokl-proof, almost wear-proof���  certainly :he greatest leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  Like buckskin it U tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  not porous, it is wind-proof���will  outwear throe buckskins.  :id   Gloves  ii re-.er get  "Pinto" Mitts  never track or han  |' sodden, arealw y~  soft and com'brt"';  Sold at all dealer.= :  out this brand :���  ible,  ���v'm w'th-  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winning    Dawson 2  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Barnato" aiul "Barnato Fractional"   Mineral  clainis,   situate  in ilie Greenwood Milling  Division of Yale District.   Where located:  Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that we, Victor R. Swanson and Samuel T. Larson, Free Miner's  Certificate Nos. B80579 and HS0320, intend,  sixty days troni the date Iiereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a certificateof Iniprovements, for the purpose of obtaining- crown  grants ofthe abuve clainis.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicatesof improvements,  ���  Dated this 20th day of September, A. I).. 1901.  VICTOR R. SWANSON.  SAMUEL T. LARSEN.  Are you  going-   to make  the  usual New Year's resolution?  ?    BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  i  >  -    .- Tons  1900 Total     _    99 730  J901      "   389 000  ^902     "       .._      ..v.        . 507 811  1903     ������     .'  682.541  i      SHIPMENTS FOR 1904 TO DEC. 17  1 Tons  Reliance ... 33  fcrey Fogle 222  E. P. U. 291  $unbet 2 223  ]��lkhorn 305  No   37 364  Providence 686  Mountain Rose  .     1 651  Senator      3 118  Athelstan-Jackpot.                 4 586  femoklyn-Stemwinder    20 773  Oro Denoro  ..   16 389  femtna  ..   37 264  pother Lode...     ..::... -. 192 848  Granby '..... ���:  521 270  i     ' ykylark  60  ! ~~fiwcelUneous -..---.. ��� __     1 000  ;���>*'��� **t: -,    *    ?��� :�� Total-   783 529  ��� mM.^:  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Surprise No. 3" Mineral Claim, nuuate in the  Greenwood Minim; Division of Yale District.     Wliere located: Ir. skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that [. F. W. Groves, Free  Miner's Certificate No. I! 721S5 intend, sixty-  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mininir Recorder for a Certificates of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining* a Crown  Grant to the above claim.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of October, 1904  F. W. GROVES  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  Grefbwood,   n.   c.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Bakristkks and Soucitoks.  Notakies Public, Etc  Offices: Wallace-Miller block. Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown. J. V. McLkou.  TO t .rt Henry Bergman and Frederic W.  {' jaine, or to anv persons to whom they  i .��y have transfered their respective interests in the "LastChance" and "New Oro  Fino" Mineral Claims, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yalo District.  YOU are hereby notified that I have ex-  oended the sum of S133.33 {one hundred  and thirty three dollars and thirty three cents)  for assessment work on above mentioned  claims, such being- required and necessary to  hold the same for the year ending 21st June,  M04, under the provisions of the Mineral Act  .ind Amending Acts, and if at tne 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 expendituie namely $25.00 due  by yon Robert Henry Bergman' and S20.40 due  by you Erederic W. McLaine, together with all  costs of advertising, your interests in said  mineral claims shall become vested in me  (yonrco-owner(upon filing in the p-oper office  in that behalf the affidavit required bv section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment Ac* 1900."  Dated this 7th day of November;' 190*.  MARIAN ATWOOD.  Lart feme Feb. 7.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  fining and Engineering Surveys.  Residence:    Church St. 'Phone BIS.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    anh    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    :      :       :       :    B.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD H. PARKINSON,  A. n. Can- Toe- C. E.  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys on  Kettle   River   and   West  Fork promptly attended to at  regular  prices.  Address :    FAIRVIEW  P.   O., B. C  J�� G�� LANG  -PROVINCIAL-  ASSAYER  Specialties:   Checking   Smelter   Returns,    Concentration,   Cyanide    and  Amalgamation Tests.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  GREENWOOD BARBER SHOP.  W. D. Flinn, Prop.  Try Our New Massage  Porcelain Bath Tubs.  Copper Streei.       -     Greenwood,'B.C.  CANADIAN  . RAILWAY . . .  EASTERN  EXCURSIONS  FROM  Greenwood  $83.90  TORONTO   MONTREAL  And Return  THREE     MONTHS     LIMIT  Corresponding rates' to all Western points from all Koot-  tenay stations.  For tickets,   first   class   or   tourist,  sleeper reservations ok further particulars apply to  E. R. REDPATH,   Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  J. S. CATER,  O.P.i\.Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A.G P.A. Vancouver  NOTICE-  NOTICE is hereby, iriven thitt al". creditors  and persons hai ine claims airainst the estate  of the late Adolphus Ferirusoh, who died ou the  9th September last, 1904, are reqnired on or before the 31st December. 1904, to file a statement  (jiving full particulars of their :laims duly  verified, the statement pf their account and the  -value of their securities'if any} he;d   bv them.  And farther take notice that after sucli last  mentioned date the Admiristrator will proceed  todistritnte the assets of the ��aid deceased  among-st the parties entitled thereto having- regard only to the claims of which he then shall  have notce and that the said Administrator  will not lie liable for tlie said assets or any part  thereof to anv person or persons cf wh"*  claims notice shall not have bear, received by  him at tte time of such distribution.  Dated this 14th dav of October, 1904.  T. H." PATERSON. Greenwood.]  Administrator of theestaie of the late Adolob,  Ferguson, deceased.  Synopsis of Retrulaiions Tor Disposal of Minerals on Iionpn'on Lands in Manitoba, the  Northwest   Tcrritoi cs    and    the    Yukon  Territory.  Coal.���Co;il lands may be purchased  at S10 per acre for soft coal and $20 for  anthracite. Mot more than 320 acres  can he acquired by one individual or  company. Royally at the rate of ten  cents per ton of 2000 pounds shall lie  collected on gross output.  Quartz.���-Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining: location.  A free miner's certiiicate is graiwed  for one or more years, not cxceedii  five, upon payment in advance of S7.50  per annum for an individual, and from  550 to Si 00 per an ii um for a company,  according1 to capital.  A free miner, having discovered coal  in place, may locate a claim 1500x1500  feet by marking out the same with two  legal posts, bearing- location notices,  one at each end on the line of the lode  or vein.  The elaini shall he recorded within  fifteen days if located \vithi71 ten miles  of a mining- recorder's office, one additional day allowed for e-v'ery additional ten miles or fraction. The fee  for recording- a claim is S5 00.  At least S100 must be expended on  the claini each year or paid to the mining- recorde'- iu lieu thereof. When  S500 has been expended or paid, the  has beeu expended or paid, the locator  mav, upon havitig- a survey made, and  upon complying with the other requirements, purchase the land at SI.00  an acre.  Permissio7i may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to locate  clainis containing-iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon Territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The patent for a mi7iing location  shall provide for the payment of royalty on the sales not exceeding five per  cent, ���  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the  N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���Placer mining claims generallv  are 100 ft. square: entry fee, S5 renewable j'early. On the North Saskatchewan river claims for either bar or  bench' the former being 100 feet long  and extending between high and low  water mark. The latter includes bar  diggings, but extends back to the base  of the hill or bank, but not exceeding  1000 feet. Where steam power is used,  claims 200 feet wide may b:- obtait7ed.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���A free miner may obtain only two leases of five miles each  for a't'erm of twenty years, renewable  in the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  Ths lessee's right is confined tothe  submerged bed or bars of the river he-  low low water mark, a7id subject to  the rights of all persons who have, or  who may receive entries for bar diggings or bench claims, except on the  Saskatchewan river, where the lessee  mav dredtre to hiy-h water marl- on  each alternate 1*��n=ehold.  The 1-ssee shall have a dredge in  opera tion-wi thi norm-season -from-"-the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where a person or company has  obtained more than one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or frnct  ion is sufficient. Rental. S10 per annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of two and a half  per cent collected on the output after it  exceeds 510,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory���  Six leases of five miles each may he  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty vears. also renewable.  The lessee's ritrht is confined to the  submerged beds or bars iit the river  below low water mark, that: boundary  to be fixed by its position oil the 1st  day of August in the year of the date  of the lease.  Tlie lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of fhe lease, and one dredge for  each five miles, within six years from  such date Rental $100 per mile for  first year, and S10 per mile for each  subsequent vear. Royalty, same as  placer mining.  Placer mining in the Yin-con Territory���Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  length, measured on the baseline or  general direclion of the creek or gulch,  the width being 1,000 to 2.000. All  other placer claims shall be 200 feet  ��rritp''e  v^iaimes are marked by two 'egal  posts, one at each end. hearing novices.  Entry must be obtained within xen  days, if Ihe claim is within ten mikis  of mining recorder's oflice. One additional day allowed for each ten miles  or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claini must hold .1 free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitle:! to a claim of 1,000 feet in length,  and if thp party consists of two 1.500  altig-'-ther. 011 the output, of which no  royalty will be charged, the rest of the  party ordinary clainis only.  Entry fee 510. Royalty at the rate  of two and one half per cent, on the  value of the gold shipped from the  Yukon territory to he paid to the Com-  dt roller.  Xo free iriner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim on e^ch  seperaU- river, creek or gulch, but the  j same miner may hold  any   number  of  ; clainis  by   purchase,   and  free miners  j may work tlieir claims in   partnership  by filing notice and paying  fee  of $2.  A   claim   may   be  abandoned, and an-  j Dther  i>n aincd   on    the    same   creek,  gulch  or  river,   by  giving notice and  I paying a fee.  i Work must be done a claini each year  ! to the value of at least of S200.  I A certificate that work has been done  must be obtained each year. If not,  the claim shall be deemed to be abandoned, and open to occupation and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be  defined absolutely bv having a survey  made and publishing notices in the  Yukon Official Gazette.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory are open to prospecting for  petroleum, and the minister may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on the land to be  prospected, an area of 640acres Should  the prospector discover oil in paying  quantities, aud satisfactorily establish  such discovery, an area not exceeding  640 acres, including the oil well and  such other land as may be determined  will be sold to the discoverer at the  rate of SI.00 an acre, subject to royalty  at stub rate as may be specified by  order-in-council.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa.  S.BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed    GREENWOOD.  ikttliin  RAILWAY.  The only all rail route between points east  west and south to Kossland, Nelson, Grand  l-'orks aud Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and North-  port.  ^^.^^^^i.KITective-June- 14th,-1903.-   -----^-=^-"-  IvKAVK  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Forks  Republic  8:45 a. m.  10:40 a. m.  7:20 a. m.  10:35 a. m.  8:30 a. m.  Arrivb  6:15 p. m.  4:35 p. m.  7:20 p. m.  4:00 p. m  6:15 p. m.  In Connection With  TICKETS All To POINTS  SHORT LINE TO  ST PAUL. DULUTH, M,NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO and ALI FOINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOM/ VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all tACIFIC  j COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  j Dining and Buffet Smoking Library,,  i car.  2 Fast Trains Daiij 2  For rates, folders and   full   information   regarding   trips,  call   on    or ad-  j dress   a  agent   of the S. F. & N. Rail-  | way. or  j H. A. Jackson. H. BkandT,  j      G. F. A P. A., C. P. & T. A.,  I        Spokane 7.-.1 W Riverside Ave  ! Wash. Spokane, Wa^j  "What is the prisoner's reputation  for truth and veracity?"  "I don't know, except that I haVe  frequently seen   him jgo past with  a  fishing p��le." r     i  I  > BOUNDARY    OREEK   TIMES.  :Su,���.  w  SK^sS*:"';---?  PvrcMsft now  $ile our stock is large and complete.   We  l will make baying Xmas Gifts a please.  c:-n riow you a range m  *'" :'g',y prices and quality of  ins For tains  Dolls   Dolls' Buggies  ..     Dolls' Furniture   ....  Dolls' Beds   ...'....  Stoves and Ranges  Typewriters   Dolls' Houses    Story Books    Scrap Books    Music Rolls   Sleighs  Wrist Bags    Hand Bags   Ladies' Purses   Ladies' Card Cases ...      Photo Frames   .Toilet Sets    .Work Boxes   Manicure Sets   Prayer and Hymn Books  Catholic Prayer Books  Presbyterian Hymns   Bibles      Stationery   Albums     Colored Pictures         ..? 7 50 to 5c  7 50 to 1 50  . 2 50 to 75C  .. 3 00 to 75c  .. 5 00 to 2 00  5 25 to 2 00  .. 5 00 to 125  .. 2 50 to 5C  .. 1 25 to 50C  *     3 00 to   1  25  All Prices  75c  90c  15c  50c  50c  1 00  50c  1 50  35c  75c  40c  35c  40c  1 75  75c  stand in' (f  spection. \\  Below you will find a few of  the many suitable articles:  Pocket Diaries lor 1905  These with numerous other articles  will  give  you a choice selection of Holiday Gifts at prices  to enable you to remember all your friends.  6 00 to  5 00 to  6 00 to  4 00 to  2 50 to  20 00 to  3 50 to  6 00 to  4 0(V>to  3 00 to  2 50 to  . 6 00 to  4 50 to  5 00 to  6 00 to  The above with Fancy Chinas  ware, latest Fiction bound in holi^  day editions and all the Standard  Poets in fine leather bindings,  Xmas Cards and Calendars,  Lowney's Chocolates, fresh^just  arrived,  .Gilts For Boys  Tool Chests   ........ ..:'...:   ... ...... 4 00 to  Automobiles    .    3*00 to  Hanks    . 2 50 to  Mechanical Toys  3 00 to  Printing Outfits.......   Steam Engines ;  4 00 to  Mngic Lanterns :.  4 00 to  Blocks        3 00 to  Sleds  .  4 00 to  Story Books  3 00 to  Card Games ; .*..;.'.   60c to  Train on Tracks...... :........ 1 00 to  0iits Tor men  Leather Cigar Gases   8 00 to  Leather Cigarette Cases  ....... 6 00 to  Bill Books and Wallets :....!  7 50 to  Military Brushes. :..:....'.���  12 00 to \  Pipes (cased)     ...  :... 12 SO, to  Peterson (pipe) ...... ..  4 00 to  Cigars, iu boxes of 10, 25 and 50 . ........ 8 00 to  Collar and CufF Boxes     ';.........: 4 00 to  Tobacco Jar�� ';....'    ....... 4.50 to  Fountain Pens :....... ...... 7 00 to  Smokers' Sets ...  \  5 00 to  Tobacco Poucnes  .     1 75 to  Portfolios (writing)..     15 00 to.  Shaving Sets.. :...;.....    7 50 tb  TWO STORES  .&��- FRITH  GREENWOOD  POST   OFFICE     BUILDING   AMD'.   STORE     OPPOSITE  TOWN TOTICS  Grand Forks has a new skating rink.  L. A. Manly of Grand  Forks  was  a  guest at the Imperial this week.  J.JMcNicoljj)iLMjdway,jpeiii_tseverai  days here this week, a guest at the  Imperial.  Smith Curtis, managing director of  the Oro Denoro, was here this week on  mining business.  Alex. McQueen, representing the Inland Cigar.Co., called on his numerous  customers this week.  Fred Starkey, of Nelson was here  Tuesday. He reports business very  good in all the Boundary towns.  A dividend of five per cent., amounting to S2000, was recently declared by  the Phoenix Electric Light Co.  E, J, Wilson, formerly in charge of  the Northport smelter, was a visitor  here this week.  A. N. Pelly, who recently returned  from England, is visiting friends in  Vernon.  The Phoenix Pioneer will issue a  profusely illustrated holiday edition  early in the new year.  C. A. DesBrisay, right of way agent  of the Great Northern was a visitor  here early in the week-  "Richard 'Ar.nstrong oi-'Chicagoand-  Alex. Miller of this city on Wednesday  inspected the big mines at Phoenix.  LeB. DeVeber, late local manager of  the Bank of Montreal, left Tuesday for  Nelson to assume the position of the  bank's agency in that city.  E. S. J. Howley, a New York chartered accountant, is here making an  annual audit of the books of the British Columbia Copper Co.  James Petrie, formerly iu charge of  the compressor plant at the Mother  Lode mine, arrived here Tuesday from  Moyie in order to spend th<- holidays  with his family. Mr. Petrie now performs the same duties at the St.  Eugene mine.  Mark F. Madden, ,Who is interested  in the Providence and Goldfinch mines  will visit Greenwood early next month.  Mrs. Edna Abbott, late of Phoenix,  was married recently at Coleman,  Alta., to M. C. Davidson, late of Grand  Forks. ,  The Nelson Board of Trade has asked  the Dominion government to re-  arraGge.the.duties.onLlumber.-in^order,  to enable British Columbia sawmills to  meet American competition.  Duncan Ross, M.P , received this  week from Daniel O'Hara, returning  officer, a certificate of his election as  member for Yale-Cariboo and an intimation that the writ had been returned to Ottawa.  W. T. Clark, principal of the public  school, is spending the holidays in  Nulson. At the closing exercises last  Friday the pupils of his division presented Mr. Clark with a beautiful  Morroco bound volume of Shakespeare.  Francisco Fera is being tried at  Grand Forks for perjury. This prosecution, which   was   ordered by Judge  Leamy, grew, out, of the suit of Tony  Scarpelli vs. Francisco Fera, tried in  the county court last week, and which  involved the ownership'* of mineral  claims near Phoenix.  There promises to be a large attendance at the ball to be given under the  auspices of Greenwood lodge, No. 2?,  Knights of Pythias, in the Masonic  hall-on^Monday"riightr:-Janttary-=2ndf  Supper will be served by the ladies of  St Jude's Episcopal church.  Everything points to railway construction west of Midway in the  spring. Despite the lateness of the  season the Great Northern surveyors  are sti1l in the field. They are now  making the location survey, working  east from Oro towards Midway.'  The fourth annual holiday number  of the Anaconda News presented a  very creditable appearance. Typographically it was superb, while the letter  press and illustrations could not be  excelled. Master Keffer, the precocious  editor, is entitled to hearty congratulations.  On Thursday, Dec 15th, there was a  quiet wedding at the residence of Mr.  E. M. Cudworth, Sidley, B. C.,' when  Mr. Arthur D. Kean, Chesaw, Wash.,  and Miss Jennie A. Cudworth, Sidley,  entered into partnership. The Rev.  A. H. Cameron vyas the officiating  clergyman.  Alex. McQueen, traveller for the'In-  land-GigarGo^rhas-purchased the stock"  and business of W. H. Dowsing, .retail  cigar and tobacco dealer, Nelson, and  will carry on.the business. The genial  Alex will retain his position with, the  manufacturing company.  J. A. Marcil, who has beeu acting  as relieving clerk at the local branch  of the. B.N.A., left Wednesday for  Montreal ou a visit.to his parents. Mr.  Marcil made many friends curing his  stay in Greenwood. Until.September  last Mr. Marcil filled an important  position in the service of the same  bank at Dawson, where he spent three  years. In the Yukon he, had some  thrilling experiences, the recital of  which proved very interesting.  Driving The ^ftfedge Into Prices  ������*-���"'*>  }  msm^'  More Talk on  me do not propose making a  us  ��y*~  ISS  I an advertising sale and $>e mem  verting the goods into tbe  s present  *  Holiday Goods  on our Xmas goods, ilie call tbis  it to be sucb* Kle are merely con*  casb cost making you a  . **

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