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Array u  d  ''   Vol. 10  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, MAY K>,. l%2.  No.-3fc  ���.3^,  <k  Rich New Strike in the Sunset Group and Mother Lode ��� ��� Development of High  Grade Properties ��� ��� The New Furnace ��� *> Negotiations for the Butcher Boy,  Granby Company Gets a Big Crusher ��� ��� Riverside Again Bonded,  William M. Brewer, M. E., a well  known mining' engineer and special  commissioner in.Bxitish 'Columbia for  the New York Engineering and Mining Journal vitited the Boundary district in March last. After carefully  examining the workings in the Sunset  group he 'decided ' tliat in bis opinion  the property of Montreal '& Boston  Copper Company, Limited,' consisting  of the Sunset, Crown Silver," C. O. D.,  aud Florence Fraction mineral claims  ia capable of furniihing about 400 tons  of/ore-per day of sufficiently high  grade to yield a satisfactory profit on  Operations on this scale. -This opinion  la based oni the' assumption that an  equally low cost for smelting can be  attained as isbeiagdone at the Greenwood and Grand Forks smelters at the  present time, and that the market  price of metals 'does not fall below a  reasonable figure. > '  *lThere are approximately 250,000 tons  of ore in the main ore body on the  Sunset mine above the 100-foot level  and about the same quantity I learn  from tbe manager of the Crown Silver.  ' Ol the richer ore body the tonnage in  - sight could not be estimated because  exploratory work has not been carried  far enough.' - The   cost   for   mining  should  not exceed  80 cents per ton,  ���uiking  allowance   within this limit  _ for development work proposed to be  , carried on by the management. - This  cast if the ore bodies'develop as the indications  promise,   should  be in the  future  somewhat   reduced.     With   a  - smelting and freight cost of less than  - $2 per ton which'the writer is informed  - is the actual cost to day at the Green-  -wood amelter referred to, it can readily  be seen that a very low ore can be profitably mined and Ueated."  Since Mr. Brewer's visit, development work haa been continued- on the  Sunset and Crown Silver under the  capable superintendence of Capt. Johns  that to-day this opinion, would have  to be materially changed. In addition  to other- work, a drift was run from  the Snnset at the 300-foot level to the  "Crown ailvefT" About" 800"feet distant  from the Sunset working shaft and on  the Crown Silver ground this drift en-  .countered a body of high grade gold-  copper ore^-a body similar to the.rich  ore already discovered in the underground working's of the Sunset. The  whole face of the drift is in ore of excellent high grade samples of which  ' will run as high aB $20 in gold and 20  per cent in copper.' The .ore was encountered in this drift and Capt. Johns  U preparing to cross cut the ledge to  determine its size.  When it is considered that, the body  of ore was encountered in the 300-foot  level, the discovery is an important  one, demonstrating that all the ore of  the Sunset is not low grade, and that  - with quantities of this high grade ore  a high average value can be maintained for the entire output of the mine.  BUTCHER BOY-  Butcher Boy accompanied them up the  West Fork.��� -/  The Butcher Boy adjoing the Carmi  and has similar ledges. Considerable  development work has been done on  the property by Messrs. Dale and Kerr  the owners, - opening up well defined  ledges of high-grade ore. During the  past winter" about 100 tons of high  grade ore was placed on the dump to  be hauled byteajus to the local smelter  but unfortunately sleighing did not  materialize - and no shipments were  made.  Should the present negotiations be  carried.out a large forcft of men will be  employed on the property.  THE GOLD FINCH  ��� _Jam.es Sutherland aud Phil McDonald are sinking a shaft on the Gold  Finch ledge. The shaft is down about  20 feet and several tons of high grade  ora, is now on the dump. It will be  shipped to the Trail smelter, As the ore  runs about $100 to the ton, it is expected that the proceeds from the ore  shipped will pay the cost of development and give a handsome balance to  those working the property.  GOLDEN CROWN  W. J. Porter one of the principal  shareholders of the Golden Crown  property in Wellington" camp, was in  the City this week' Thework on the  Golden Crown was temporarily discontinued last week. Tlie' Company is  now on an assessable basis and a. large  amount of work was carried out, and  some shipments were made during the  winter. The property is looking well  -and it is probable that work on the  property will be resumed at an early  date.  BIG CRUSHER FOB GRANBY  J. E. Argo, Spokane, H. M. Gilchrist,  Davenport,Iowa, and J. Edgar Black,  Atlanta, Georgia,.left on Tuesday for  the West Fork country. They drove  to West Bridge and took: saddle horses  fromthcre. The object of the trip is  to examine the Butcher Boy with a  view to bonding. Messrs. G ilehrist  and Black are big wire manufacturers  and Mr. Argo handles their goods in  the west. In previous years Mr. Argp  aucceeded in interesting wealthy wire  men in western mining investments  which turned, out well and they are  now looking for further investments.  During business trips, here Mr. Argo's  attention wa& called to the Butcher Boy  and he succeeded in inducing his principles to visit the. property. James  Vast, J. P. one of tbe owners ofthe  R. P. Williams, resident agent for  the Jenckes- Machine Company this  week sold -to- the- Grasiby-Compa'ny a  4-2 x 30 ore crusher with a capacity of  ISO tons an hour. To drive this big  piece of machinery a 100 horse power  motor lias been purchased from the  Canadian General-Electric Company of  Peterborough, Ont. The crusher  weighs 98.000 pounds, and is by far the  largest crushing plant ever delivered  in this Province. Mj. Williams has  also sold the Jewel Mines Ltd. a  Knowles pump which will bejLised in  taking the water from Eowe's shaft,  where mining operations will be resumed. Shipments from the Jewel  have been retarded", by impassable  roads.  REPUBLIC ORES  Mr Cerar the ore sampler for the  Montreal. & Boston Codper Company  Ltd spent last week in Republic sam-  pleing the ores of that Camp. As soon  as transportation facilities are provided  the Montreal & Boston Copper Company will be; in a position to handle  large quantities of Republic ores at  their Boundary Falls smelter. The  Sunset ores wiLl stanfi more of the  silicious Republic oresi than possibly  any other ores in the district in the  making of a proper blend at the smelter.' Until the V. V. & E.is completed  to Greenwood, 'Republic ores will be  handled by the Hot air line to Columbia and from there by the C. P. R.  to the Boundary Falls smelter, but by  this'faLl the V. V. & E. will be completed (from. Curlew to Greenwood, so"  that there will be a direct route from  Republic to the smelters here. The  Montreal&Boston Company intend to  treat all the custom ores that are  offered and the outlook is so encouraging -that in all probability work on a  second furnace will be ccinmen-ced at  an early date.  NEW .HOTEL  AT THE MOTHER LODE  Another big body of ore has been ex-1  posed on the Mother Lode. On the  North East-corner on the hill above the  workings, tne ore has been stripped for  over 50 feet, a quarry will 1>e started  here and the ore shipped from the  surface,  The new furnace at the smelter has  been running since last Saturday with.  out a hitch. It has kept up the high  average of treatment for the smelter.  The old furnace is undergoing some  cleaning and repairs, having been in  continuous operation for over 15  months. As soon as it is agM.in in  shape, it will be started and the capacity of the sinclter will be incieased to  over 800 tons a day. This will of  course mean the employment of additional men and an increase in the pay  roll of the City.  Riversi  A. A.' Munroe of  Montreal and associates  have secured a nine  month's working bond  on the Riverside group  near Rock Creek. The  group comprises the ���  Riverside, Eninieline and  Badger Fraction. Five  thousand ��� dollars has  been experided~in"devel-"  opment work. A car  load of ore shipped^to  the O-ranby smelter netted $31 a ton and a car  load to the Boundary"  Falls smelter netted $41  per ton. There are over  1500 tons of high grade  ore blocked out in the  mine. Work will be  continued on the property under, the terms of  the bond.  ON A VISIT  Jno. A. McDonald bard arid philosopher of the Mother Lode mine, left  on Monday for Indian a ou a business  visit.. He will return in about six  weeks.  GONE TO SPOKANE  Edward H. Mortimer formerly accountant for the Bealey Investment &  Trust Company has gone toS-pokane  his many Greenwood frieuds will wish  htm every success in his new Held.  Dont forget the grand opening at  Vendorne hotel Anaconda next Tuesday evening.  ON STRIKE  The track laying gang on the V. V.  &E went out oa strike Wednesday  claiming that they had not been paid  for extra time.  J. W. O'Brien has erected a neat  three story hotel at Anaconda. It has  been well and comfortably furnished  throughout, and will be opened next  Tuesday evening with a dance and  supper to which Mr. O'Brien extends  a cordial invitation to all.  A. H. Sperry returned this week from  Spokane, where he met Mrs. Sperry  and family who spent the winter in  California. They have taken a house  in Spokane and will reside there in the  future.  Dance by Anaconda Social Club.  Wilsons Hall Friday evening 23d inst.  Refreshtn cuts will be served.  Victoria, B. C, May ICth, 1902.���  (Special to the Times)���At a caucus of  the government yesterda3' twenty were  present including Helkmckeu, "Hay-  ward, and _the Martinites, except  Oliver the ministers say the railway  differences were adjusted. The final  agreement regarding same to be submitted at to-days caucus and if effected  the government stands. The land  subsidies will be abandoned,  W. C. McDougall, manager of the  Ollala company, arrived hrre yesterday  and offers to build the Ver non-Mid way  road also. The government will likely  refuse to entertain- the proposition.  McBride yesterday formally offered to  put through the estimates provided  the reserve on foreshore was retained  and a general election held. The  government including Martinites fear  the electorate.  To sum up the position the Martinites will do anything rather than defeat the government or cause a dissolution. The government will do  anything rather than lose office.  'AN ALL STAR CAST."  The names of the principals in  Edwin Owens TowiicJIcw York Comedy Success "Too Rich to Marry" will  be announced soon.  The management promises almost  the entire original cast. There are a  number of vaudeville features will be  introduced through the play, and there  is not one dull moment. It is a scream  from start to finish.  Everybody cordially welcome to the  dance and supper Vendome hotel, Anaconda Tuesday evening May 20th.  REWARD.  Wanted to know the whereabouts of  David Henderson of Greenwood, B. C.  Last heard of December, 1901. Reward  given by communicating with T. H.  Henderson, Fairview, B. C.  SOCIETIES.  ^5gS��^ls    BOUNDARV VALLEY  LODGE  -*S%f#@r [So. 3 8. 1.0. 0. F.  Meets every Tuesday Evening at 8.00 in tlieir  lodpe room at Masonic Hall.    A coidial invitation is extended to all sojourning bretliern.  Fred B. Holmes, N.G.   W. R. Frith, Rec.See  THE GAJUR DAY  Arrangements Perfected for Celebration���Many Visitors are Cominsr.  The Different Events Will te Keenly Contested.  .#   Unless Jubiter Pluvius. should take a  scunner at Greenwood, fully two thousand visitors will be here on Victoria  day. There are at least 000 coming  from Grand Forks, an equal number  from Phoenix and the various mining  camps, and the Kootenay will easily  make up the total. Superintendent  Dowuie^and trainmaster Lawrence of  the Columbia & Western were here this  week and arranged with the Celebration committee for the necessary cars  to handle the big crowds that are  coming. The C P. R. was never so  short on rolling stcck, but at least  iwelve cars will be provided for the  Greenwood excursion as it is expected  that fully that number will be needed  to carry the pleasure seekers. The excursion train will leave Cascade at 7.30  on Monday morning and then reach  here at 9.20. It will connect at Eholt  with the Phoenix train, and from here  will proceed to Midway to accommodate  those who may wish to spend the day  quietly there. The train will return  late Saturday evening.  Probably the most exciting event of  the celebration will be the firemen's  races.- Five teams have entered; The  War Eagle ���Center Star team of Rossland, The Grand Forks, Phoenix,  Republic,and Greenwood teams will all  strive for first place. The Greenwood  team is fast aud sure and will certainly  make the. visitors struggle to get any  of the prizes. There will be a baseball  tournament,   with the Chesaw, ��� Grand  Forks and Greenwood teams entered,  and more to follow.  The horse racing will take place at  nine o'clock in the mcrning on the race  track. Some outside horses arc coming  and several local horses will b�� entered.  A race that will test wind and muscle  is the one to the top of Jubilee mountain. The grade is about 45 per cent  and the distance about a mile. It is  needless to say that this is not intended  for a fat man's race.  In consideration of the fact that  there will be more visitors here this  year than any previous year, the  committee are anxious that business  men and others should in;ike a special  effort to give the City a holiday appearance. There are several handsome  blocks in the city that afford plenty of  scope for the decorator's handiwork  and it is hoped that no effort will be  spared in making the city pleasant to  look upon.  The big Grand Forks delegation arc  bringing over the Citizens band. They  have an excellent band in the gateway  City, aud as Greenwood always freely  patronized Grand Forks celebrations  the citizens are reciprocating by coming themselves and unsolicited are  bringing their band with them. This  expiession of good feeling will certainly be reciprocated by Greenwood. The  committee has been hard at work and  every thing is in ship shape for a big  successful celebration. THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK TIMES.  e  Brand Forks ��     ��     Itlartin Bisrrell, Prop.  Maples. Kims, Linden,Mountain Asli, Colalpas, Cut-leaf Birch.  A fine selection of flowering shrubs, iuclniliujr French and I'ersian I/ilacs,  Hydrangeas, Snowballs, Spircas, Roses, etc.  Specially selected strain of I,sum Grass Seed.   Fruit Trees. Kerry IHislies, Strawberry Plants,  and Asparag-us 'Roots.  SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL ORDERS. '  Y. & N. PHONE 25.  Boundary Creek Times  Tssucd Every Triday  Daxc.\y Ross Maxagixg EnrsoK.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pkh Yeak S2 00  Six Mounts  125  To I'ORICIGN COUNTKIKS  2 50  FRIDAY, MAY 16,   Wo-  "VOICE OF KNOWLEDGE"  It would be difficult to over-estimate  the importance of Dr. L,edoux's statements regarding the ores of. the  Boundary. In a carefully prepared  paper excerpts from which are given  elsewhere in this issue, lie speaks with  the voice of an intimate knowledge  gathered by personal observation  under the most advantageous conditions. During his visit here,'. Dr.  Ledoux was given the freedom of the  Granby and Mother Lode mines and  the smelters. He and his firm -have  the highest standing and the companies interested had every assurance  that the knowledge thus acquired  would not be misused. The result is a  definite announcement from a disinter-  -ested expert regarding the facts of the  mining situation in the Boundary.  Dr. Ledoux's is practically the first  authoritative statement of this nature  made by an expert. The owners of  properties have told of the values, the  cost of treatment arid the quantities of  ore in sight; others have indulged in  glittering generalities but Dr. L,edoux  deals with facts. His conclusions cannot be considered other than encouraging. The pessimist who sees blue  ruin in every drift and every ore dump  should read and digest Dr. kedoux's  statements. He will find that even  with the present price of copper there  is still every encouragement for the  operation of low grade mines.  . Dr. Ledoux does not deal in the  future he simply describes things as  he found them. Since he was here  arrangements have been made under  ���which the ore can be mined, hauled to  smelters and treated cheaper. The  "'"quarrying'of oreis'being-'conducted'bh  a larger scale, the cost of transportation has been reduced, the price of  coke has been slightly reduced and still  further reductions will be made as  soon as the Crow's Nest Southern railway is completed and the Great Northern is extended to the Boundary  smelters. Then the increased production of the smelters and the establishment of a bessemerizitig]| plant at  the Granby smelters adds to the margin of profit.  Taking all these things into consideration, the outlook for the Boundary was never brighter. Dr. Ledoux's  statements are indubitable iu so far as  they describe conditions as lie saw  them, but when he next visits Boundary he will find that the managements  of the big mines and the big smelters  have taken measures that still further  reduce the cost and add to the margin  of profit. It is peculiarly gratifying  that this has been done without disturbing the wages of the employes.  ing of'fruit and garden truck and will  find a ready market in the mining  towns of the Boundary. The best immigration agent is a contented man.  He can do more to induce his friends  at his old home to take chances in the  new than tons of" immigration literature. There is no good reason why  men on small farms in the valleys of  British Columbia near the mining  towns should not prosper. TheTland is  rich, the climate cannot be surpassed  and the market is a ready and steady  one. Under such a" combination of  favorable conditions, it is reasonable  to suppose that those who have possessed themselves of pieces of the earth  are but advance agents of a large  number who will come here and cultivate arable lands that are now lying  idle.  The Canadian Pacific Railway company is not slow to take advantage of  an original idea when it is likely to  bring business to the railway. Recently Sir Thos. Shaugnessy the president of the C. P. R. purchased the  Barclay ranch on Trout creek near  the Okanagan I^ake. This is a splendid property which will at once be  divided into small fruit farms. The  Okanagan: is famous for its fruit, and  it is likely the small farms will be  eagerly purchased. The C. P. R. will  also erect a fine hotel at this point on  the Okanagan E/ake.  There is no good reasoa why the  fertile valleys and benches nearer  Greenwood should not be similarly  taken up and cultivated. The immi-  -gration westward was never greater  than this year. Thousands are coming  to the Northwest and the State of  Washington. Many of the experienced farmers of the east would be only  too glad to secure land in the vicinity  of a prosperous, mining town like  Greenwood if they only knew that such  land is available and that there is such  an excellent market for farm and  horticultural produce.  AN EXCELLENT NUMBER!'  '���SMALL HOLDINGS."  "Own a piece of the earth" Percy  Godenrath's happy phrase, is making  almost as great a hit in the east as  Horace Greely's famous advice to  young men to go west. During his  mission east last winter he succeeded  in inducing several families to buy  small holdings in the Kettle River  valley.   They will engage in the rais-  The facile pen. of E. Jacobs has  prominently brought the resources and  the~industeries:of W  to the front in the May number of the  British Columbia Mining review published at Victoria B. C. The whole  number was placed at the disposal of  Mr. Jacobs who made good use of its  fifty pages in describing the mines,  smelters, towns and all the industrial  institutions of the district. Careful of  the facts and interesting in his descriptions- Mr. Jacobs' work will certainly go far towards convincing the  readers of the Record that this is the  most important copper producing district in the Province. It would be an  injustice to attempt to detail the  numerous matters described by Mr.  Jacobs. We can only recommend that  those havingau interest in the Boundary or who are anxious to make its resources more generally known, would  secure copies of the Mining Record  and distribute them freely.  The illustrations prepared by the  British Columbia Photo Engraving  Company of Victoria reflect the greatest credit upon the artistic workmanship of that institution. They include  several familar faces and scenes,  notably those of Fredrick Keffer M. E.  Paul Johnson M. E. J. W. Astley  M. . E. S. P. Parrish M. E. A. W.  Hodges, W. G. McMynn, Harry Johnfe  Jolly Jack and others, also views of the  various mines and mining camps of the  district. The issue has also an interesting description of early days, by  Captain PhilipsrWolley.  (  "With  the   return   of   Editor Ro.-j?,  Greenwood will be re-discovered arid  heard from in no undecided manner"  says the Grand Porks News. Thanks  for the compliment Mr. News but you  are somewhat mistaken about Greenr  wood. It never was a discovery and  consequently could not be re-discovered. Greenwood is a natural growth,  not a hot house nor a hot air one. Being  the natural mining, smelting, commercial and financial centre of the  Boundary district it simply grew to b��  the most important town in the district. It will continue to grow and  hold tliis position without the aid of  boastful words audjdoubtful measures.  X  0<KK>0-0<H><><XH>0<><>0<><>0<>00-0<H>0 &<K><KK>000<><H>CHX>0<K)CR>00<K><><>0  ^"<K><>OO<><>0-<><HK><>O<>O<>O<>-0<M^^  Mine owners and others are again  reminded that all miners' licenses  should be renewed on or before May  31st, if trouble in respect to holding  claims is to be avoided. All existing  licenses expire on that date.  rel,aagbelnets WANTED  We want at once trustworthy men and women  iu ever}- locality, local or travelling, to introduce a n ev discovery and keep our show cards  andad-sertising- matter tacked up in conspicuous places throughout the town and country.  Steadv employment year round: commission or  salary, $6 5.00 per month and Expenses, not  to exceed S2.50 net" dav. Write for particulars.  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Brunches and apciits in all the principal cities of Canada/and the United States,   -C  and correspondents in all parts of the world.       v '*  GREENWOOD BRANCH :   Copper Street." J  0-6<M>0-C>0<>0<>0<H><>CX>0<X><K><>0*<>^  <><>000<>0<><><>0<>CK>000<X><>0<}0<XX>*<^^  On June 1st, w dissolve pat*tnership. - \ JSC   For  the next 30 days   we/'wiU''s^''afoSirtTw":casK'  only.  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K" j? *>* sf a? j? ��p jf��?��? i? jf jp je" ��f K" af sf  ��f jrsra?h',^*'a?>?!��>af*a?'a?3��'j? jrK'afafjf ��?af af ��s,j��'��faf,j?��f jf a**aP  ���9V  +Xi  J��  Try an ad. in the Times.  ..It Will Get Business^  ^���fr*******************-****��  4��  "WELL THAT'S FINE"  Is. what they all say about  GEM SAFETY RAZOR. >  .......    ... .[  ... ��� ���- -ty  Impossible   to cut the   face? -shaves  easily, quickly and cleanly,  Illustrated booklet free.      Mail Orders promptly filled.  4*  W:  ������-       ���'. ..: .���,.;���������-...���,;.;.*-  McLennan,   McFeely   &   Company |  Wholesale Hardware Merchants,    :^��  VANCOUVER. B. C. 41  122 Cordova Street,  K/  N.  ��^4,4,^^���4���^l,,l���,?�����^,���-,f,,f,,l,-f,���,f,,l���:,^.'l���,l,���?f,?l,���^  rm  i urns  sw**;.  ;:$HDEf B^t^D^RY'^SiJK   TIMJ3S.  Dr, Led'oux thfc-Famous��� Samplef pf Gopper Ores-Makes an  Authorative Statement R^afdinya[( the Value of Boundary .  Ores and ^ESw^'CSfei? bfrSnielting���Encouraging An/  '  ; nouncement From an Expert i  '���! .' 5  -   "      ��� > *,   -.  ..._'�����. ;���-..;  ";���-,...  Dr. Ledo'uXj, the famous sampler of  New York, has' an interesting and in-  .    struct!\re *article in the Caw adLan Min-  1   ing ReyieTv regarding: the cost of treat-  }   meat of Jkrii low grade ores of the Bouii-  .'   dary district and the values of tlie ores  ;���   themselves;' Dr.   Ledoux.-; .was   given  )   every facility during his visit here last  summer, to*ascertain thefacts;regard  _   ing the "properties of the-Granbj ^and^  *   B. -C.  Copper Company,  and in.addi-*  tion. the matte from hoth companies  pasted through the  hands of his firm  Ledoux &Co. of New York. > His statement* are practically ,the first authont-  tive announcement of the actual vnlues  and the cost of treatment of the ores  ,  from the mines of the twolargest operating    companies   in  this   district.  The outlook as,.indicated by Dr Led-  oux. is not a! discouraging one by any  means  and  there   is   the further en-  couragment that since his article  was  written both the Grantfy and theB. C.  '   Copper have introduced, methods that  will insure the" immrigfbf ore at ~�� still  lower figure than that quoted by Dr.  Ledoux.   The   result   is   that the percentage of profit at the present prtce of  /  copper is higher than that given by  i   Dr.   L,edoux,~or <copper' can- still go  lower and leave a* margin of profit for  those operating in the mines,   _ ,  Drrkedoux says in part: t -  There liave been numerous published  ,' guesses at the grade of theseBoundaxy  creek ores, and after all  this  is ^the  vital point on which the others depend.  On  the north side of the Phoenix ravine1- (which   includes 'the "Dominion  Copper Company's-properties and the  SnoV"Shoe), the-lafge amount of ore  developed is estimated to run abontl. 8  per cent in copper, $2. -40 in gold.amd  25 cents in silver.  (With copper at 11   3-4 cents",   that  - gives 'a gross assay  value of $6. 88"a  ton).  ^ "The-workable ores from the south  aide of the Phoenix ravine (which includes the properties of the Gra.nby  Company) contain on an average Cop  per, 1.7 per cent; gold, SI ,60, and  silver, 33 cents per ton.  (with copper at 11 3-4c, that gives the  total values of $5.93 a ton )  IN GREEKW0OD CAMP  "The ore from the easterly side of  the main dyke,  as represented .by the  Snow Shoe,  the Gold Drop and others,  probably- runs by the carload as shipped, about 1.6 per cent copperj 81.50 in  .   .gold and .30. cents in silvar.   The run  "; of "the   mines'   in    the    Greenwood  amp,    as    shown   by - -the"' smelter  -.;   returns",':-is. .probably   1.60 of copper,  :JJ>tt��LiS:'gpJ'd;��^  ,v.v.i'I-jmax-;..say',*lhatJ.hayej.ha4;iinasu^c  :; oppbrtuities for ascertaining- the factsi'  >fin- arriving-at the figures I have, not  'Ib'Sen obliged-to depend on  the  state-;  'J nvents of managers.   The errtire^prb^  f duct of the Granby'Consolitat��d-Min-  |ing,    Smelting   & Power   Company,  ' ;t passed throgh the hands of my firm  ;>tedoux & CompftnV^ and^^from'% the  i-freight records if is"readily Ascertain;  ������able froni how-many tons'of ore came  ���|the matte and the blister copper we  ?*haVe handled.  ' VfJ      STATMENTS CHECK UP  CC-^The statements of ore given, tally  i with- those of -the railway .company;--  ' '^representing ore delivered tothe smelt-  iJe'rai and thestatments-bf tbe-siiperin-  Itendents������ as  to.��the grade of this ore  ���jtaiiy closely with those figured from  ; the copper matte handled by us at New  ;;York, checked* tagaini1 by' my /personal.'  ^investigations on the spot.,"'     y: t..-.->'  i-j-'tlt may*;1 therefore be taken as a safe  Estimate- that the large amount of ore"  -���^available in the B.oundary;clistrict will  ^vary from 25. to 35 pounds of copper per  ' J.ton^f.'ibW^^^  cents of silver per ton and from Si. 50'  itaW.50 per ton in gold.  -.'.���'���"!' "If may 'be stated that there are some  mines like the_B. C, near Eholt, whose  ores as. shipped. contain, considerably;  more copper; than-the above; %ttt the  figures I. have given are well within the  limits for the average.  ' C0^'^^^WELTlMJ'$^0P;  . i - -. -  "It  has been seen  that the cost of  mining" in the district, even, with high  wages to mines, is yery low. the conditions being most favorable. I come.  now tp. the all important consideration  of smelting costs.  is  losses  necessaiy  in  "The Boundary ores being self flux-  l.ig, indeed rather basic in character,  allow the admixture of a. certain  quantity of silicious ores from the Republic camp c?r other districts,^whq'se  ores carry gold and silver, and the sill-:  phur being low peririits of sibelting.  without preliminary, roasting. With  the'advent of railways from the south,  the Boundary smelters ^ea.ti proc.ure  "mpre^dry/^siliciotis Spies at fa.vori.ble'  rates." "li: may also be-stated at this;  point that the freedom of the ores from'  bismuth, arsenic a.nd antimony renders  it easy to obtain a ready m arkeL for the  copper product.      , f  "In covering the cost of smelting it  to take into account the  slag^and otherwise. I-*,was  allowed to sample'the slag dumps and  to take portions of the weekly slag  samples which had been piescrved in  the, laboratory. Before the establishment of besseinerieing, the -slag loss ofthe Boundary smelters averaged Cop  per, 46 per centf'gold, 12 cents per ton,  and silver 3 cents per teat    "With acou-  . *���    * ��  sumption oi about 11 per,- cen t coke,  and with freight chaiges as they exist  today, the cost of smelting- at the most  favorable J location in the Boundary  district--"afteri' charging ag-a.in.st the  smelter the^cost^qf maiftetmg- the product, vmust be) considerably under $2 a  ton,' Adding- the- pres-snt cost of mining, the total outlaj for mmmgand  smelting -must' be-' less thin $Z 66 pea  ton, " 1"   '��..'  REDUCING THE COST "  "With the introduction of caving  ant^. andJ(steam shovels at the mines  and of "bessememmg abthfc smelters,  with further reductions iu the cost of  freight and f ue[,_ sure to come with oi  without the advent of competing railways, I unhesitatingly affum.that the  copper ores of the'Boundary should be  mined, smelted a.nd tiieir contents  marketed with <l profit, "--vith copper xt  12 cents in New York, and as. railways  extensions make other oie available  that can be purchased cheapTj,'"the  profit should increase, but theie must  always be, as elsewhere, nianjs shipping mines to small to justify their own  individual smelters, .and mutual co  operation and a broad business policy  should allow them all to ]>n>sper.  CONSTITUENCY OF ORES,     -  "The average ore of the best developed Boundary mine, showing  nearly 500,000 tons in-siffht, is said to  to contain 38 per cent silica, IS per cent  of oxide of iron, 15 per cent of lime,  "and about Ayi. per cent sulphur, copper  1. 8 per cent, besides gold and silver.  -������'T^^Gf^co.ur^e^^aila^feor^deposits.deT.  pend on'Cost of,treatment and,.price..of  ��� their valuable constituents; ' ���-V^ith ad-  equate railway facilities and-jfair  charges for coke, it is '-p-robablej that  there are;" in sight ^inPnocitix .icamp  today .several million .tons, of ore, Vchtch  w'itti*''copper" at'^12-'-"I'-2 'c^iits a pputjd,  could .;i.be ..successfully ,.r.<ttreatei3.;. In  Deadwood camp ;qre'" deposits aire enormous; averaging over' 130 feet wide;  iari'd-T-sb'^sifuated'-V'thaf' surface working  can be prosecuted by quarry, a-aijugle  asingle' drill dislodging: si.train;ipad  of'ore' iii'-a 6.i.ji -But fh-eproblem-iof.  ^mining.rtheldwef.levels c>'f"these riiin'es  without excessive cost of ttmberqrper-  mant abandonment of one half.cr one  third of the ore, left necessary for pillars,; m.iist; .bejeausing seriptis thought.  The tonnage that can be cstraeted  from the Mother-Jaode is also up in'tJie  high figures,', and cheap smelting a  welcome-fact," -  ',^'j;.f^::..rairaEM.irAOT^i;;; /.-  ;'.R ���;- ���'������ Certificate of iinproreinent.-���' -  :NOTIC��.": .    "-\  TIRES.  Miueral Claini, situate in the Kettle  ..River Mlaiiig-Dh-isLono��Tale District.    ':  ��� Wliere. located :    In Ifieaver  Canrp,   West  "���"ITork of "Keltle RLvor." "���'"   "'��� ;  TAKE ��� NOTICE that I, Jolin P. McLeod.  Free Miner's Certificate Ko. BW-87, as  affeati-forJ:.Willia.m M. Iifcw,- Free Mi��er?s  Certificate ' No. ' B41332, iiitetid -'-sixty  days from .the date liereoC,'-to apply to the  Mining Recordor for a- Certificate - of .Irxvprove-  moiLts;Jor; tlio ipurposc; of- obtaining ia Crown  Grantof the above'claim . - f.-;1 ��� .-;; . ;  "? A"nd furtlier tivie notice tliat nctioiif' under  Section.,87,-'must.5 lie eorainenced before the  Issuance of suuu'OcrtU.^ate'oi Improvemunt.  Dated lliis 20tliday of February, A, D., i9U2.;  M.-u.27-May27. J. i'. McLEOD,  ayggffi^^  MIJfKRAL ACT.  CERTIFICATE  OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  .' ���   ' ���   ��� NOTICE.  HOMESTAKE Mineral claini situated in tlie  ���. Kettle  Hlver   Mining-- Division    of    Yale  District.  -Wliere located : In Dayton icamp, adjoin-  "���':��� :mc tlie War Eagle claim; Ei. 1879.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, Sydney M. Jolinsoii,  Free-.'/Miiier's Certificate No. V2120, tor sell and  as agent for Ainsley Megraw, Free Miner's  Certificate No. I330J49. and" S. G. Detclion  Fr��ev;Miiierfsi Certificate- No.' B37S2S, intend .  sixty',l!d'ayB-froiu ;tli4 .date Iiereof, to apply"  to the-MiJitag-Recorder for .Certificates of Iiii--  proyemefi%,'.'for, the purpose of pbtaihiiig Crown  gi'ant-.oftlie'aboTe claim.  .''-;".'.;' ��� .  -  ''.  ...And|fiirtlier;talte'iioticc titat' action, under  sectiqit 37, -niiist: beycoiiiraeiiced' tefore the is-:  suance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated tins 22nd day of'Mifch 1902  MINERAt, ACT, 1900     J    ,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  MYRTLE Mineral Claim, bttuate in the Kettle  River Mninip Division of Yale District  Wherelocated      In Denton ctinp, adjoin  nir the Homestaltc imueialclaim  . TAKE NOTICE that I, S> doei M Johnson,  Tree Miner's Certificate No E.S120 foi self and  as -tg-ent for Amilev Mcgra^, Tree Mmsr'b  Certifieite  No   U30349, and Hupli Mejf ra^-Trte  Miner's Certificate No 1330341, intend sixty daj s  fromjthe^date hereof,   to applj  tothe Mining  Rccoidei for a Certificateof Inipiovemuits for  the purpose of obtaining a Cro\i n Giant of the  ibove claim  ,And further talec notice that action inider  section 37, must be (.oninienced befoie tlie ts-  wincc of ���juuli Certifieite of Improvements  i  ��^tcd thts22nd day of March, 1902  Mineral Act 189���.    ,   -  ��'��� CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.-  NOTICE  DOJST'T KNOVT Mineral Claim, situated la the  Kettle   finer Mining-   Di-msioii    of   Yale  District.  Wlicie Located        Smith's    camp,    near  Boundary Palls  TAKE NOTICE that nve, Geo. R 5T2den,  Tree Miner's Certificate Ko 41655B, "and  Sj duey M. Jolmeoii, Free Miner's Ceitificate No , 8120B intend si\tv  daj s from the -date Iiereof to applj- to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement foi the put pose of obtaining a cro-H u  g rant for ahove clai m  .  And further tak.e notice that action under  cection 37 must be com luenccd before the is  suance of such certificate of improvements   *  Dated tins 15th day of Tebruary, A. D , 1902  Certificate of Improvements^...; r:  '" 'S'pTJCB.-V   '-}   "      "���-    *['.>-  'HELEN", "LADY OF THE XiAKEJV'G-LAS  GOW FRACTION',, McGBjEGOR-.1, "FAN-  -N.Y H. FRACTIOJ{".aiid '.-"KU'lPOD.FRA'C.-.  'TION.'' "MineralJ-GIilms,' ^situitcd '" iu'^the  KetHe River MiWiig-'DlVisldn of Yal.e District, v-YPiere located :, In Central caiip...  TAKE KOTICE tliat-i,- Isaac It. Hallett, at  agenffor the Ni. 7' M��ubi)r Conyjaiiy,-  Free   Miner's   Certificate No.   BW09O,  intend'  sixty days from ��� date hereof, ti> .apply to the  Mining Recorder for   Certificates" of Iniprovements,?*-for the purpose of. obtaiiiinjr   Crown  Grants of the aboye claims.-, ,iiS  And frirthertakfe notice tfiat actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Inijiro-venients.   ,  ,   Dated this 14tli day of April, A. D.-"1.902 '���.        v  '3ra-6--; >.    ..;���������>   A     T. X HAL1ETT<'.'-  MINERAE, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  WHITE HORSE mineral claim 111 the Kettle  Kiior Mining Division of Yale.  Where situate:   In Coopei Camp  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, B. L "Wood, Free  Miner's Ceitificate No B 41502, On behalf  of mj self and as agent for James Graham, Free  Miner s Certificate No B 10609 and  Annie Hud-  n, 1 ree Miner's Certificate No U42634 and  Diart'.iret E. Mercer, Tree Miner's Certificate  Ko 1155805, intend si-\ty da}s from the date  hereof, to apph to the Mining- Recorder for  a Certificate of Iniproiepieuts for the purpose  of obtaining- a Cron n drant of the abo^e  claim  And further take notice tliat action, uudci  section 37, must he commenced before the  Issuance of such CerttlUateoi Improvements.  Dated this 16tli day oi December, 1900  First issue January 10 B. L  WOOD  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  KOTICE.  "No: 2" and ''No. 3"-Mineral Claims- situate in  ilie Kettle River Mining- Dirisiou of Yale  District. ..-.''  Wliere located :   In Crow Point Camp;on'  . Jaiues Creek. ���'       ���  .'��� 1  TAKE , KOTICE .. that I. Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for John Douglass, Free Miner's  Certificate. No. 40253,.-James AtwoOd,. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B4021.5, Arthur-N. Pelly,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B1827.5 and Gerald  TrHo'<rffs6ri;F"rc'e"Miiic'r's CertiQcate,N6'.:B40490  intend sixty daysirotn the date hereof, to apuly  to the Mining- Recorder fot-j Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose .of-.obtaining- a  Crown 'Grants of tlie above' clainis." ���''  ���And further take notice -that actipn  under  section 37, must.be commenced liefore the issuance of such' Certificates of- Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of April, A. D.,1902. -.;    ...  ...    1. H. HALLETT.  NOTICE ;OF FORFEITURE.  To ���   ��� ������' '   -  -'������..������ '-". ''".'���'  Georpe D. Edwards, and to any person or 'persons to whom be may have transferred his  interests in the "Uncle Sara" mineral claim  ���:: dud VEjrst Cliance"v niiiterarclaim, both  ���- situate in Slcvlar'li Canipin the Kettle River  ��� :��� Milling- Division of 'Yale District, British  -.Columbia. '  . "You areliereby notified that I.liave caused, to  he expended *205.00 to hold the said mineral  claims under the Mineral Act, that the proportion vou should coutribi^le foi your undivided oiie-tiiird interest iH'eacli of theabovecilaims  is aS.33, and if within ninety days from the first  publication of this .n<itL��e.yoii Tail' nt refuse to  contribute the said'suru bf-S6S,33, .which is now  due, with all costs of advertising-,your interest  in each of. tlio said mineral clainis will become  the property of-tut,..the undej-sipned,rone of  your co.owncrs,J under. sGction four of an Act-  entitled the ''Mineral'Act Amendment Act,  l'wo." '-' -- ���- ���:���'-''.  Dated at Greenwood, It. C.,~tlie. "25th dfty of  Marcli, A. D., 1902. v  EMAKUELE PASTR O NE  CP<  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP<  CP<  CP*  CP*  CP*  CP*  (p*  CP*  (p<  CP*  CP*  CP*  (p*  CP*  CP*  !P<  CP*  (p*  @&  Capital.raJljpaicl up, $12,000,000.  Rest....:  .$7,000,000.  President.   Lokd Strathcona asn Monrit, Rovai.,  ,,    Vice-President:;' Hon". Gkokci:' A! DRorMntOKii.  .   s      General Manag-er:. E. S   Ci-Oitston.  Brandies in London, Eng. I cuU.V'lSSSa. f New YorK; Chicago.  Buy and scllSterlinjr Exchange aud Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial au  Travellers' Credits, available lu any partjof the world..  Greenwood Branch, ': F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  ���*��"  *=��>  ���^D  *=%.'  TmmwmmimmmmmiwimmRz  THE f ANADIAN-RANK OF COMMERCE  ...With Which is IncorDoratedTtfie  THE BANK 0E BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,-000.       -      Rest, $2,000,000  HON. GEO. A. COX. President.   B, E WALKER, General Manaerer  HENRY F. MYTTON  MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH.  MSWiM  REPRESENTING : -    '  The Phoenix UTire Assurance The British America  Asistir  Co. of I/Ondon, England. j.nce Co., oi Toronto^  The   Canadian   Birkbeck  In-  vestmcttt and Savings Go.  The  Western Assurance Co  of Toronto.  STOCKS,  HEAL ESTATE..  * ���--���"' ������'���-��������� -��������������� ' **  P. BURNS 8c G0;  Wholesale and Retail Meat  Merchants.  ,..'"'.-'' '  '   .   -U.     '     "     ' :      - .  Markets' it:  .Gicehvrood,'-'Graiifl.-FoTlis,"Hiiway, and. Phoenix.  ft  I*  i^*a#^S>��*i��^*****SH^��#*#**.*��#*#*#fi#**#*o*^  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN .-IS MADE BY  E  PORTMAN  & PORTMAN  Proprietors  ASK FOR  rn  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept" on draught or in Bottles by- all the leading Hotel  NOTICE.  .Notice is hereby; given tha.t\ tit tlie;. next  meeting-of the Licence Commissioners of tlie  City of Greenwoed,. I - intend to apply for a  transfer'of the Liquor Lilcense Jield.'' by me for  therGambrinus hotel, situate on lot L6, block li,  SilTer street, to the Ladysmith Jrotet, situate on  Gold street. ..-: LOUIS FOKSCHNER.  Dated this 4th day of ip'ril, JW02,  e James CooDer  a*-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEG-  MANUFACTURERS QF  --����.  1 Inaersoll ^Sergeant  ������  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etci  Agents For The Bulloch Diamond Drills. ��� �������������������  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  UPLEX and CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS , ./  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS  OF ALL K��DS.  STOCK CARKfED tN ROSSLAND.  ��= ' R. 31. 0. mcnally, Rossland, B. C. ^ THE   BOUNDAHT   CREB}K   TIMES  >**\j**\S*~\f'~\j. "*V-~V '  } We Have Been Appointed Agents For  i For The        -  ���  \       Dominion express go*  |      -      money Order  ) Department and are prepared to sell and cash  your orders for same.  i  mat  -BOOKS, PAPERS, PHOTO SUPPLIES, ETC., ETC.  ^-'W  SPRING FRESHETS  The warm-rains of last'week'converted- 'much of the deep snow on ihe  mountain* to water which found its  way to ihe streams with the result that  Hoods caused some uneasiness'through ���  out the district. Bouiidar-y. Creek behaved itself fairly well and remained  within its bank through the City limits  except on Sunday morning' when it  poured some wpter over the valley.  This quickly subsided however, :'Kettle j.  River ran riot and played: hovic  with    the.  Hot   Air   L,ine.      ; A   'por-,  complimented him very highly upon  his eloquence. He also succeeded in  having" the Synod endorse a resolution  from the Kootenay Presbytery which  asked that in view of the death  of Dr. Robertson a number of men  fresh from the fields of the west, and  one of whom shall be from Kootenay  Presbytery be given a hearing, so that  the wants of the west may be broug-ht  specially before the general assembly  from a purely western standpoint.  EXPERTED RAMBLER  S. F. Parrish went up to Beaverdell  ast week for the purpose of expertinjj  ton of one bridge had to be dynamited the Rainbier on Wallace Mountain,  to save the balance, and sotneof the TheRambler is owned by J. W. Nelson  track was washed out resulting in the   and associates. There ia about 70 tons  derailment of an engine.    Several logs   of '}**.-f�������   ore   oa  the dump but  .   ...... owing to the lack of snow last winter,  jammed against Ingram bridpe above   it could not be shipped to local smelters.  Midvvav, these were liberated   by fore- ^   by    ;: -���"���'  A. W. English,    F. W. McLaine and  M. Clark of the Bank of B. N. A. staff  man   Findlay   who   was   sent   up  agent McMynn, to relieve the pressure  on the bridge1; High water eomin'g.so  early will {-probably  preclude a rceurr-  lcft on Monday on a two week's trip to  ^   ,     ���,   ���   ,    .      ,.    .   . the.Similkameen.   They will fish.hunt  euce of the Hoods during the. hot sum- ... , ���. .        ..     . ' , _ ' .  " and locate gold mines and coal fields,  mer months  ��� - . '     :  | ������"-.-��� '"  New goods direct from Great Britain  just arrived at Mitchells the Tailor.  STRUCK A RATE  At the regular meeting of the City  Council on Monday Evening, Mayor  Naden presided and Aid Kirkwood.  Smailes. Baiiiiennrn. Sullivan, and  Ross were present. The rate of taxation for the current year was fixed"  It was decided to fix the of ordinary  taxation at 12 mills with one sixth off  if paid before October 3lst and 10 mills  to cover interest and sinking on the  bonded indebtedness. The total rate  is-two and one half mills less than last  year. The Council also decided on the  advice of the City solicitor that since  there is a by-law prohibiting- fast riding on the} streets of the City that it  ~ coul;f liot^rairt'^rmissioli"^1tiie"ceie^  bration committee to have horse racing  on Copper street without becoming liable for auy accidents which might"  occur. It was pointed out that the  committee to keep within the law  would have to give an undertaking  that none of the horses would run  faster than eight miles an hour, the  limit stated in the by-law.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  LAID TO REST  Harry Oakley who died atthe Sacred  Heart hospital, Greenwood from pneu  inonia, was interred at the Greenwood  Cemetary Sunday afternoon. The  Greenv?ood Miners Union, of which  the deceased was a member had charge  of the funeral arrangements.  There was a. carge attendance of  members of the Union and others who  knew and respected Mr. Oakley during  his several years residence iu this district. Rev. \V. A. Robbius conducted  the services at the English church, and  at the Cemetry. The pall bearer*  were Phil McCaskill, Sid Oliver, Thos  Kane, Lindsay Stevenson, A. E.  Coults, and Angus McDonald.  Harry Oakley was about thirty years  of age. His parents live in Toronto,  Ont. A' resolution of condolence wilL  be sent to thein from the Greenwood  Miners Union.  HALLETT A SHAW  Barhisters, Solicitors,  Notaxibs Public,  Ca��'ift Address :   "hauitt."  J Bedford M'Ncill'i  TMoreiiiff A Neal's  ( Leiber's.  S    GffMRNWOOD.  1. it. HALLETT.  B, O.  H. C. SHAW.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Pdbmc, Etc  ..^.Offices;^ block. Copper street, _  Greenwood. B.C.  I. R. Hxown. J. V, Mc&KOD.  CHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Enoinbbr,  Dominion    avd>; Provincial  <?        Land Surveyor.  GREENWOOD,   t      l      :      ;   B.   O.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominionand  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Mining and Englneerjnt Surveys.'  Underground Work a Sseclalty.  Wood Block (next Customs office.)  _____^ GREENWOOD, B. C.  AT THE SYNOD  An interesting meetings of ihe Pres  hyterian Synod was held in Nanaimo  last week. Dr. A. MacRae of Greenwood addressed a large public meeting  hia subject being The Church and  Fraternal Societies.   The Coaat paper*  B. C. HOTEL  GREENWOOD, B. C,  J. C. DOUGLAS,   Prop.  Auditorium - Greenwood t  THURSDAY, JUNE 12.  The Laughing" Comedy Sensation  A   Roaring,    Rollicking,    Screaming  Comedy with an interesting plot, UD-to  " ^'      date specialties.  Prices 50 and 75 Cents.  Seats on  sale at White's Drug Store,  corner Copper and Greenwood Sts.  *  ��  ��  H. A. RIG & CO. I  OFFICE SUNDRIES.  They  ft  a  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft.  ft  ft  ft  ft  S Shannon Files,  ��-  ���  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  *  must  reduce their  large  stock   of  offer Brrgains.  ,���in���  Blank Books,.,  Ms of all kinds,  Typewriter Paper, ,.  Writing Materals.  H. A. KING & CO.  ��H����f��*��0fteft��*��*e*������fta*e*i  OF CANADA  Is we believe second to none for style,  finish and durability,   and cannot be  duplicated at the price*  We have just opened up several cases  " ; and invite your inspection.  Special Line of ��� ��� ���  Ladies Canvas  Tennis Bals and  Oxfords  in Black, White and Tan,  ;:  Loot to Your Eyes  Consult an Optician.  "STRONGEST IN THE WORD?  Assets /. $304,568,063.49        Surplus .'.- ��66;137,170.01  H, ALLENBERG, Manager, \  605-606-607 Empire State Building,   '      '--      '-  Spokane, Wash.  CHARLES T. KIPP. Cashier.  Office Tel. Brown,,2il. )      Residence Tel. South,801.  When your eyes dim and when you cannot con-  -.   tinae for any length of time to regard small  objects aa U readln gv  When you involuntarily frown or parity dose  * tlie eyee when looting- at an object.  When tilings "n-wl-m" or become dim after b��-  Ing looked at for some time.  Wlien the- ey'w ache, smart or water; -when  your eyelids ��et Inflamed often, or when  you have pala la the eye ball, orbit, tamplei  or forehead.    -  When you lave any nervous derangement that  ; you cannot otherwise accour.t for.  Don't let the matter of expense keep you from  rlsitluS us. .Sight is as precious to yon aa  life Itself, and we test the eyes   free   of  ��� charge..       ��� ���      .-'������.-  MILLER BROS.,  OPTICIAMS AND JEWELERS.  Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.  J��^^J��jSjfl^jBj8jlj��jtj|jlj8j��JI  Iflotel  r����-  EVERYTHING FIRST-CLASS.  THE   BEST   OF   FOREIGN   AND  DOMESTIC WINES, LIQUORS  AND   CIGARS.  FIRST-CLASS    SAMPLE    ROOMS  FOR   TRAVELLING   MEN.  ACCOMMODATION FOR 75 GUESTS  rfeirr.be onwr of Government MdGrwaw9��4  Streets.  Steam Heated  Corner Copper and Greenwood fc  Street*.     ' fc  fc  :..fc  ;?.fc  Throughout. ��  Rooms 50 Cents ��  and up. ��  "��� fc.  Fine Assortment        ~ T  Liquors and Cigara.  ^  Groceries  and Provisions  ���AT THE���  COMPANY, LIMITED.  :*^^#^v-^^>o*r#-�� >'#������'���#���������������>  ma  P. O. BOX 296,  'PHONE 179.  &. j. mcmnian $ e��  WHOLESALE GROCERS AND AGENTS FOR '  TUCKET CIGAR CO., UNION LABEL CIGARS.  BRANDS.  MONOGRAM, MARGUERITA, BOQUET, OUR SPECIAL,  EL JUSTILLO,      EL CONDOR,      SARANTIZADG8,   SCHILLER  ' ���?rae? AUsas&r Street and Columbia, Areaue, VancenTer, B. C<  v  /

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