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Array fLegislature  v5l905l   library  Vol. 11.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 fj  No. 4  ��� ����  Of each month we intend making a  The goods offered will be at such prices  that you will want to buy.  We   will  advise you by special poster  a few days before each sale as to  ���   what lines we will offer.  "rTME>    J310      S'fOPZJ&r  I-,,  *J~wmam*a*nm\mwi*mii0vrimammi*xxn*i*ziMt.\TU*i&trxtxaLir  GREEN PEAS,   CAULIFLOWER,  HEAD LETTUCE,   CARROTS,  RADISHES,    TURNIPS  and NEW POTATOES  FRESH MEATS,  FOWL AND FISH,  i HNiew  BUTTER AND EGGS        j  T.  C  Copper Street  I ���   i ���   a JL.I0  rop.  ENGINEERS' BANQUET  Distinguished Visitors Eiv  tertained by the City.  VISITED THE GOLD MINES  Providence and Strathmore Cause Surprise.���Mother Lode and the  Smelter Inspected,  Members of the Canadian Society of  Civil Engineers to the number of about  forty, visited Greeuwood last Saturday  and spent the limited time available in  visiting-the mines and smelter. Some  of them 'were accompanied by their  wives and daughters, and the party  numbered in all over fifty. The special  train bearing1 the party arrived about  4:30 and was met by a committee of  citizens and the city council -with carriages, and in a few minutes parties  were on their way to visit the Providence and Strathmore mines, while the  remainder of the party, accompanied  by local citizens, went up by train to  the Mother Lode mine. The ^omen  showed equal interest in the trips and  accompanied the men to the mines, going down the shafts and exploring.the  tunnelf with courageous and energetic  interest. '  The high grade mines attracted considerable attention, and had there been  more conveyances provided more members of the party would have visited  them. Those who visited the Strathmore and Providence were surprised at  the richness of the ore aud the extent  or the work being carried on.  . The,party that went up to the Mother  l^cYe' werti" "mm h impressed with; the  "glory holes" and with the vast extent  of the underground workings. When  they stood at one point on the 6C foot  lever and looked far along to a glimmering light, and were told that they  were standing midway between the  extreme sides of the ore body, and that  its total width equalled 250 feet thev  were amazed, and asked if the deposit  cauld ever be exhausted. They were  still further surprised when they learned that its known length -was much  greater, arid there was still a vast area  to be explored. Lack of time prevented a visit to the 400-foot level, but  the visitors had seen sufficient to realize that the copper deposits of Greenwood are prsdically unlimited an  likely to last for generations.  "^Off'th^^turh^trip'th^tfaih^stbpped1  at the B. C. Copper Co.'s smelter and a  number of men visited the works, while  the women remained in the car. Being  late in the evening, and growing dark,  it was impossible to get the best view  of the plant, but those who visited it  wer-: enabled to learn  much   about the  Grand  e  linnery upening  Friday and Saturday  Nothing appeals more to women than Millinery. She recognises  the creating genius that makes for the ideal in Millinery art, realizing  this we have spared neither trouble nor expense to secure for our customers the finest range of Fall and Winter Millinery ever shown in  Greenwood. . . <������  i!  Our grand display includes all the latest and most fashionable  Parisan and New York designs, all the most np-to-date colors and  shades, and everything in stylish trimmings.  We particularly request that you will visit our show rooms  Friday and Saturday, and be convinced that our display is the best in  the Boundary country.  9  en  Womens' Goods  Men's Goods.  large improvements now n earing completion. They inquired minutely into  the system employed to '���educe the ore,  and how the matte is handled. J. E.  McAllister and F. Keffer, representing I  the company, carefully explained the  details of the operations involved, and  the visitors were much surprised at the  completeness of the plant and to learn  that its capacity is being increased  three-fold.  Before returning to the city all the  members of the party were entertained  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. McAllister, and then conducted to the Imperial  hotel, joining those who had visited  the Providence and Strathmore mines.  It had been the purpose of the committee in charge to take a number of cthe  visitors to the Dominion Copper Co.'s  smelter at Boundary Falls, but on account of the delayed arrival of the  train, this important trip had to be  abandoned.  THE BA.NOUET.  At the Imperial hotel covers were  laid for seventy-two guests and the capacity of the. hotel was taxed to its  utmost, every available space being  occupied. The committee in charge of  the arrangements would have gladly  entertained a much larger number of  local business men, but under the circumstances it was impossiole to do so.  Every available foot of space in the  dining1 room proper was 'utilized, and  the spacious rotunda was also pressed  into service. ���-.���-..  TOAST list.  The toast list was in charge of W. G.  Gauttce,' and was made as lengthy as  time would permit. The healths of  the king and of the president oi the  United States were drank amid cheers,  G. H. Frost of New York, editor.of the  Engineering News, replying to the  latter.  , Acting Mayor Bunting 'welcomed the  visitors and Col. H. U. Ruttan,, city  engineer for Winnipeg, replied. The  Colonel spoke briefly of the object of  the society and th'e work it was accomplishing. To many of the members of  the party it was their first visit to  British Columbia; they were all amazed  at the vast natural resources to be seen  oti all sides, and charmed by the glories  of the scenery. He thought-; the magnificent province of'B. C. had been  aptly described by one"of the partv  who had remarked that it was "fifty  Switzerlands rolled into one," It was  indeed a marvelous country of boundless possibilities.        -   '   ;  o   GREENWOOD PRAISE rf  J. B. Porter, professor of mining in  McGill college, Montreal, also speaking on behalf of the society, thanked  the people of Greenwood for their kindness in showing the members of the  party ^the���mines^anda-smelter.^w-hioh-  were of so much interest. The party  were also further impressed with the  kind hospitaiity being showered upon  them. This was the first banquet that  had been tendered them, and while he  would not detract from the good intentions of other B. C, towns, yet the  manner in which they had been received in Greenwood had added emphatic  ally to the enjoyment of their trip, and  would ,be always remembered as a  splendid example of western hospitality.  COI'PKK MINING.  F. Keffer, consulting engineer for  the B. C. Copper Co., replied to the  toast of "The Copper Mines." Here-  viewed the difficulties that had attended the development of the copper industry of Greeuwood, of how, in 18%,  when work was first started, they were  seventy-five miles from a railway and  there were little in the district but the  hills, the forests and���Mr. Wood, the  pioneer of Greenwood. (Laughter.)  He told of the struggles successfully  overcome when copper was ai low ebb  and a drug on the market. But times  had changed. They had learned how  to produce copper at a minimum cost,  and the difficulties of the problem had  been reduced to those of engineering,  and he announced amid applause that  copper could be mined ��� and smelted  cheaper in Greenwood than anywhere  else on earth.  GOLD MINING.  Alex Miller spoke of the gold and  silver mines, pointing out that the  more-gold and silver taken from the  earth the more wealth is added to the  people as a whole. He deplored the  lack of knowledge and interest displayed by the people of the east in the  Continued on last page  WORKING THE E. P, U.  Another Gold Mine Starts  Operations.  EASTERN   MAN   INVESTS  Mr, Ross of Engineer's Party Takes a  Share.- Mine Has Yielded $4-0;-  000 .���A Promising Property.*  It takes more than fine talk to make  a mining camp, and words without acts -  are of but little practical value in the  development of a mine, and while.the  civil engineers who visited Greenwood  hist Saturday had plenty of nice things  tosay.it is gratifying to know that  at least one of them demonstrated his  faith in what ho saw ano heard by. investing some money, in one of the high  grade mines. George Ross of Welland,  Ontario, even in the short time he was  in the city, took occasion to inquire  after mining investment, with the result that he bought a share in the E.  P. Q, now being worked under the- direction of a local syndicate. It took  only a few minutes to convince Mr.  Ross that it was a splendid opportunity  to make an investment that might  easily yield handsome returns and he  drew his check for the required amount.  The E. P. TJ. property, known as the  E Pluribus Unum, adjoins the Gold  Finch and Bay mines aud has recently  come under the control of- a -.local'-'syndicate, of which H. Bunting is president. At the last meeting a board of  directors, including Martin . McKale  'and William Lawson, was appointed  and R. D. McAllister;appointed secretary treasurer. Four men were started  to work on Wednesday, the necessary  surveys hatting been completed last  Monday. There is now on the property  a 190-foot shaft besides several hundred  feet of tunneling. The mine is equipped  with a shaft house, blacksmith shop,  25 h. p boiler, 7x10 inch Jencke's hoist,  electric f.'.ns and a five-drill electric  compressor.  As a result of the work previously  done there has been 722.. tons of ore  shipped. This, was treated in the  Greenwood and Trail smelters, and averaged a net value yf SS0 to ��60 per  ton, giving aggregate returns of some  $40,000. The E. P. U. is considered  one of the promising gold-silver mines  of Greenwood, and it is confidently  expected that more' extensive development" will^prdduce-Miighly ^satisfactory -  results.  MIDWAY & VERNON  Final Settlement Postponed Till Next  Meeting, October 10th.  When Ralph Smailes left recently  for Victoria, it was for the purpose of  attending a meeting of those interested in the Midway & Vernon railway. It was expected that the reports  of the engineers representing the eastern capitalists, who are taking hold of  the deal, would be presented and that  last Tuesday would see the long delayed transaction finally settled. The  meeting, however, has been postponed  till October 10ih. and the public will  have ii couple of weeks longer to speculate on the results. The delay has  been caused by the desire of the eastern men to attend in person, it having-  been impossible for them to be present  at this week's meeting.  Those familiar with all the circumstances take this to be a most favorable  sign. It is argued that if the men who  are negotiating for the purchase of the  charter are going to be present at the  October meeting they must surely have  made up their minds to close the deal  and build the road, otherwise they  would have no object in being present.  In Haleburton county, near Peters  boio, Out., a discovery of silver was  recently made on the land of a farmer  named McKniff, who bought the land  from the .government 20 years ago and  has b'.'en farming it ever since. A  wet-iv or .so ago an American prospector  made the discovery that the property  was rich, and samples sent to Toronto  j were found to contain a large percent-  1 age of silver. .    , NDARY"' GREEK TIMES,  JiMary Creek Times  Issued ��wery Friday  11Y THE  'Boundary Creek Piiuting aud Publishing  Co.,Limiti;i),  'Duncan Ross .'.President  H.  0.  IvAMll......... M'ANAfi'l.N'G   lioiTOH  SUBSCRIPTIONS .IN ADVANCE.  Per Ybak        ...   2 00  Six Months _  1 2=  TO FORBIGN  COUNTKJRK  2 50  <UNION(ffiy)l..AB��L v  FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2S I'lOb  WHITE LABOR OR YELLOW  Greenwood employs a, great  deal of labor, both white and  yellow.;. T.here are few employ-?  ing.yellow labor who would do  so if white labor, were available.  Practically all the cooks iu private.-. ;houses are.. Ghinamen, and  ���some of the hotels, employ. them  also.. Iu defence of this it cannot be argued that Chinamen are  employed because they are cheaper, but in almost every individual  case'it is because they are the  only help that can be secured. It  would'be"better for the city and  for the country as whole if white  labor were more plentiful and it  were possible to dispense with the  yellow entirely.  In addition to those who are  obliged to' encourage Chinese labor in their, homes and in their  places of business, there are many  who are contributing to the  strengthening of yellow labor by  continuously^atroniziug the Chinese^ .laundries.. ���-.; If-.::Green.wood  had to depend upon the dipapi-  dated,' ill-smelling,* unsanitary  Chinese laundry there would be  some excuse, but it has .not.   .  Greenwopd has a well equipped  modern laundry, run by competent business, men.employing only  white labor/ "T^hi's7 business iu-  stitution. has,always been obliged  to .look-to other towns for its  main source of trade, and it is a  known fact that were .it not for  the work weekly secured in Phoenix operations would have to be  suspended and ^Greenwood .would.  have another big.building.standing empty.  ��� Conditions, however, have now  reached the stage where this eti-  terprise: has become endangered.  Business men of Phoenix have  formed a company and are about  to open a modern laundry. Civic  pride and business co-operation  are one of the features of life in  the upper town and it is safe to  say that the Greenwood laundry  will suffer the loss of a large  amount ^f, .trade. The lecal  laundry ,will put up a strong  'fight; but the- odds are against  :;it,;and if it is to continue in business,' daily contributing to the  wealth of the city, it is necessary  that it receive the patronage of  the business men and citizens of  Greenwood.  BANK OF B. N.  A. REPORT  In another column will be found  the annual report of the Bank of  British North America. It will  be noted that a six per cent dividend has been declared and that  ;��37,S61 have been carried forward as a reserve fund. This is  to provide for the San Francisco  losses. The loss to the bank in  property was slight but their employees lost heavily, and the  bank has deeided to reimburse  their staff for losses sustained.  This action is one worthy of the  highest commendation. The last  dividend was declared in April of  this year and $14fj,000 were distributed. The net profit for the  first six months equalled $300,-  570:  The bank is in a most prosper  ous condition and its report reflects the prosperous condition of  Canada.  The Dominion Trades and Labor Council has launched a new  party to be knoAvn as the Cana-  dian Labor party. Canadian politics will soon be cut up.into as  many factious as English politics  are, if the people are not very  careful, and instead of having a  powerful governiug party with a  strong opposition, the strength  of the nation will be diffused over  a number of weak sections, none  of which will be strong enough  to properly "rule the country or  command the respect of other  nations.  The Americau goA'ernnient has  decided to send seven thousand  marines and bluejackets to Cuba.  It locks as if Theodore Roosevelt,  after driving out the Spaniards,  will now have to turn around aud  lick the Cubans themselves.  The mail train lias been late  four days iu succession this week  and the district conservative organs will be blaming it all on the  Laurier srovernmeut.  The Conservatives of British  Columbia /must have remarkably  strong digestion to swallow'a  pill like Hawthornthwaite.  . House cleaning- is now absorbing- the  the attention of houskeepers and  selections of Wall paper are being  'made every day at Smith   &   McRne's.  i TEN YEARS AGO |  interesting Items from the Boundary  Creek Times of 1896.  Great improvements have been made  to the Greenwood post office this week.  A number of postal boxes have been  built and will be rented at reasonable  figures. Those who avail themselves  of this change will be relieved of the  necessity of a weary wait for their  mail.  Work commenced Thursday on the  new school opposite the hospital. The  structure will be 22x35, story and a  hall, and will be lathed and plastered  throughout. The upper rooms will be  filled up for housekeeping. A. 1$. Hart  has the contract.  It is expected thai a new wagon road  will be completed from Greenwood City  through Skylark, Greenwood and Wellington camps.  F. B. Smith, while working- with the  road gang near Wellington camp, severely Cut his foot with a sharp axe,  making a gash about three inches long.  Aidrew Hanson and Jim Steel have  brought down some good samples from  the Big Four.  Torn McDonnell has gone up to do  assess'merr work on the Phoenix. This  claim is on the same lead as the Stem-  winder A.nd Ironsides.  The Greenwood hospital an enter-  piiseof Mr. Woods, has been finished  at a cost of some $10,00 Mr. Hart was  the contractor.  J. C. Hnss, assisted by others, has  made a mineral exhibit at the Spokane  fair representing over forty claims.  ^mmmfmiimmmmwmmm^  <F*\  <F*  (F*  (F<  (F<  <F*  (F*  CF<  (F  <F*  (F*  CF<  (F*  (r*  G=^  Os*  &=*  Q^i  (F<  (F*  (F*  <F*  C^  (F*  <F*  rF<  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.  Branches in London, Eng.  Rest: : $10,000,000.  UNDIVIDED   PROFITS   $922,418.31  President..   Lord Stkathcona and Mount Roval,  Vice-President:   Hon. Gtcorge A. Dhiimmond.  General Manager;    75. S   Clouston.  l^^'Slf New York, Chicago.  liny and sell Sicrtini; JSxclianire and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial aii  Travellers' Credit!*, available in any part;of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed at current rates.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  >=P  S  'TimMMBMMMMMMmmMMmmmmmK  eJfmmtm nwtt�� wacorc i/��.  Fok Rknt���Houses, cabins, stoves,  sewing machines and .furniture.. H.; J.  Clint, Copper street 3 4  Mffimm^S^miffil@$B8mBafflML\  WHO DOES YOUR LAUNDRY?  ji nuitimifutm itajf\rtsitti sjiiiy u�� tiRUvoart mnao vst i r���'���"-rriMT  :.-.-'.- Do  you  patronize   Chinese   laundries?     Dirty,  foul-smelling, clammy; unsanitary shacksv  LET US  MtmaM urce^M! somnKtrftra u.  By modern methods in a .well,-equipped, up-to-date,  plant and get your personal linen, bed ...linen,  table  linen and underclothing returned sweet and clean.  Drop'us.a postal.    Telephone or  let us know in .  any way and. our delivery rig will call.  '"' PM0ME   59  \jrir\2 tixrirvv^^^k/  GOVERNMENT- STREET  iqmsmmm&fW(��wHmimisttfB&ttmmsB&i9&  ra  ��� w ���!���!�������� irm-*�� ~r. srrx (MnM.i.:n' i *���-  Spices  and Extracts  Received Highest Award  M MttmyiMKOTWI�����MH> M������  Dominion Exhibition  ���mtanmarUBma usa^fvauieJnaitiH a gj^BMHIBaBBgttB3affittaaiBffigg>  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital,$10,00,000.   Reserve Fund. $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,~TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager        ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. GboI Manafpr  BANK MONEY ORDERS  t88U6D AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $S and under.....���     3 carta  Over $3 and not exceeding $10.    0 cents  ��   $io      M "        $30  10 cents  ��*   $30      ** w $50...... 15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.  NKCOTIABI.R AT A FIXKD RAi'l! AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remitting small sums of monev  with safety and at small cost.  Savings Bank Department  Interest allowed on deposits from $1 upwards at current rates.--  reenwood Branch  W. ALLISON, Manager.  To Employers of Labor:  Are you conversant with the Workmen's Compensation  Act." The only;absolute protection or'forded is a Liability Policy, -The-���'���'OCEAN" Policies, (the largest  accident company in the world, with assets of oyer  Seven Million-Dollars), provides a complete indemnity  against all liability, relieving you from all respqnsi-  bility,":worry:aud. trouble. , ...  Frederic W. McLairie,  District Agent, Greenwood, B.C.  .*��:��  <6�� .'���'���'/���   4��      fS ���1^%.*'^,^     ^    ^ . _ _    %  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIjGS^AS   WELL   AS  SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS   AT   YOUR   DISPOSAL.  ���yjimmcifm iipi��� i ������<���  |  ^glm^^^BB^Tffffi^^,T?Tff^^u��mwe5gagB^ttBmt^���|!*^  rr\  r\rrr\  Our Hay, Grain ^ Feed Store |  ������ ���''   Can supply )r()U wants in all kinds of ���  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain    :    : . ���  Livery Plione 19, Feed Store Phone 124 $  GEGLITXROPLEY^"   Proprietor, f  s��4�� * 4* * ���*' * 4* & 4* 4- ���*��� ~H'i�� 4* 4* 4* 4* 4^4*4��4*^4*^X  n  U  Jivlectrio  current   supplied    for  Dead wood Street, Greenwood.  Power,oLighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  This studio is now open aud will be open ALL  THE YISAR ROUND.  The  highest class of Photographic   work in   |  every branch.  Films and plates developed]for amateur  service for operating.   :  : :  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  ^_  4-  4��  +  4*  4��  h ^��^���f���.4�����^4�����^���l������f*���'l,<lB*l���w,l,,l���������4������l,���,^,l,,f,^l<.!l���,^ yt Boundary greek times  PROSPECTOR'S GUIDE  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  (By A. Harry Hook, Assayer.)  BISMUTH.  The metal bismuth is used only to a  limited extent. Its minerals occur  sparingly, and on this account the price  of the metal remains high. At present  it is worth $1.40 a pound. It has remarkable properties in that, when alloyed with-other metals, it gives the  resulting alloy a lower' melting, point.  An alloy composed of 4 parts bismuth,  1 part cadmixtn. 1 part tin and 2 parts  lead, fuses at 1S8 degrees Fahrenheit,  which means that boiling water will  easily melt it. This alloy is used on  automatic fire sprinklers for soldering  up the water vents.  This metal is very brittle, and may  be easily pulverized. It fuses at 267  degrees c.  Bismuth, antimony and molybdenum  minerals are worth the prospector's  observation, as when found in workable quantities they demand a good  price.    '  Native bismuth is very brittle. It  has a metallic luster and its color is  silver-white, with a reddish hue, subject to tarnish. It has perfect cleavage.  It readily dissolves in nitric acid, which  on dilution with water causes a white  precipitate. In occurs in veins in  gneiss and other crystalline rocks and  clay slate, accompanying various ores  of silver, cobalt, lead and zinc. It is  found principally in Germany, also in  Utah and Bolivia.  Bismuth glance or bismuthenite contains &y�� per cent of bismuth. It has  a metallic luster with a leadrgray color,  inclining to tin white, with a yellowish  or irridescent tarnish, It is soluble in  hot nitric acid and a white precipitate  falls on diluting with water. This  mineral ts found principally in Cora-  wall, Saxony, Bolivia and Queensland.  The following table gives the ore shipments of the Botindary  1904,1905 and 1906, as reported to the Boundary Creek Times:  OF INTEREST TO MINERS  Facts and Figures Regarding the Mining Industry,  The cornerstone of the Montreal  Refining and Reduction works, at  Trout Lake, two miles north of the  town of'North Bay, was laid last week.  The plant will cost ab^ut $2,000,000,  employ about 1,000 men and have a capacity of 500 tons of ore per day.  Refractory ores are those that are  not free milling, their gold refusing to  alloy with mercury in the mortar or on  the plates. Ores containing sulphides,  telluiides, arsenides, selenium, etc.,  are refractory.  The silver production of Mexico 33  years ago, in .1872 3, was 14,472,768  ounces. Ten years later, in 1881-2, it  grew to 19,737,372 ounces, and in 1861-2  the output totaled 30,882,780 ounces.  Thus in 20 years the silver production  has more than doobled.  A mineral vein of nickel has been  discovered in the southwest part of the  city of Ottawa. Experts at the Geological Survey have seen and examined  the ore and say it contains the metal.  Some time a,go C. R. Johnston obtained  an option on the property for $6,000,  intending to resell it for building lots.  The ore is nickel with a small percentage of copper.  A MODEL MIMNG TOWN  An obscure news item that was current last week announced that the three  large companies operating at Garfield  Beach, Utah, had combined their energies and were organizing a company to  build and maintain a model town for  their employes, The Boston Consolidated Mining company, the Utah Copper company and the American Smelting and Refining company will employ  a force of men sufficient to make, with  their families, a settlement of several  thousand inhabitants and the step to  conserve their health and happiness is  in line with the latest sociological  progress.  Like many commendable movements,  the idea of creating and maintaining a  model town- will not necessarily be a  charitable act on the part of the companies, and underneath all of the sentiment which may surround such a step,  we know that it is almost certain to  prove as financially profitable as it is  morally commendable. The project is  prima facie��� evidence of the fact that  the laborer* is of first importance in  large commercial undeitakings, and  that whatever conduces to his physical  and moral welfare will be to the financial advantage of his employers. In  plain business parlance, the project  will pay in dollars and cents as well as  in improved social conditions for the  men.  To* scheme is not new. Large corporations in the east have for some  time provedrthe expediency of caring  for their employes in this way. The  w��skmen not   only have their homes,  1902  309,858  20,800  141,326  mine, camp. 1900 1901  Granby Mines...... Phoenix    64,553    231,762  Snowshoe.... Phoenix 297        1,731  Mother Lode .....Deadwood      5,340      99,034  Bonnie Belle..  Deadwood  Idaho Phoenix  Brooklyn-Stemwindr, Phoenix  Butcher Boy Midway  Rawhide .Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athelstau-Jackpot,"WelUng-tou  Morrison Deadwood  B C Mine Sumn it  R Bell Summit  Emma ..Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fog-ie Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  Sulphur King Summit  Winnipeg- WeHinjf ton  Golden Crown .Wellington  King Solomon W, Copper  Big Copper W. Copper  No. 7 mine Central  City of Paris. White's  jewel. .-'. Lone Lake..  Carmi .West Fork  Rambler West Fork  Sally West Fork  Providence..... Greenwood  Elkhorn  Greenwood  Strathmore Greenwood  Prince Henry Greenwood  Preston Greenwood  Skylark Greenwood  Last Chance Greenwood  E P U mine Greenwood  Bay : Greenwood  Mavis Greenwood  Don Pedro Greenwood  Crescent Greenwood        Helen ..Greenwood                      Ruby Boundary Falls         0       Republic Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous       3,230        3,456 325  1903  393,718  71,212  138,079  1901  549,703  174,298  32,3505  15,731  3,070  3,250  1,759  '802  7.455  1,200  550  1150  14,811  560  8.530  5,646  3,339  19,365  4,586  19,494  47.405  650  22,937  15,537  363  37.960  16,400  3,450  222  364  785  625  2.435  33  1.076  1,040  2,250  875  665  2,000  350  482  160  2,060  890  79  219  993  400  726  325  167  52  50  300     for 1900, 1901,1902, 1903,  Past  1905 1906       Week  653,889 615,260      lt',646    5,276        1.212  174.567 77,359  20   ..:..-     1,650           363  5,731 107,419       3,117    12         25,108 14,803   1,089  3.036 39,160     358  ��� 4,747 1,811     70  9,485 10.748  3,007 6,376  1,833        99  33  150  i>86  30  32  145  770  ISO  20  500  60  750  535  689  155  73  20  40  90  SO  '20  500  57  76  1,020  15  80  15  20  469  .'90  20  20  Total tons     96,600.390,800   508,876 690,419 829,808 933,516 883,3��9 23,474  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co    62,387     230.823   312,34o 401,921 596,252 687,988 631,848 16,972  B. C. Copper Co..      117,611.148,600 162,913 210,484 210,830 82,729            Dominion Copper Co....            132,570 30,930 84,059 160,397 5,515  Total reduced... ...62,389     348,439   460,940   697,404   837,666   982,877   873,974       22,487  but are provided with many things that  they appreciate even if they would not  have thought of them in the absence  of the paternal oversight of the company. Orderliness, cleanliness, places  for amusement, education and recreation���all these can be made part of a  model town with but little first cost  when.it is laid out, but with little probability of being realized when a settlement is allowed to come up in the  usual manner. The elfort of the Utah  companies will result in more efficient  and contented labor, with less probability of being affected by labor disturbances than would otherwise be the  case. Discontent is usually at the bottom of all labor troubles, and it can be  imagined that a laborer well housed  and surrounded with protection and  advantages for himself and family .will  be loth to be a party to strikes and sim  ilar disaffections. ���Mining Reporter  MINERALS AND FRUIT  Boundary and Kaslo Exhibits Surprise  Yisitors at Spokane Fair.  Ed. Anderson, of Anderson Bio*.,  returned from tin Spokane fair Thursday night.   He has many  nice things  to~say~about~~the exnibition~i~whicrris  far superior this year to anything ever  held in Spokane. The Boundary mineral exhibit, in charge of G.W.Cornish,  is attracting much attention and Mr.  Cornish is kept busy telling the people  about the opportunities that are offered  here. The exhibit compares most  favorably with all the other minerals  shown, and will stand a good chance of  winning a prize.  The Kaslo fruit exhibit is also doing  much to advertise B. C, and strangers  are continually asking where Kaslo is,  and are surprised to learn that it is one  of the fruit growing districts of this  province.  00000000000000000090000000  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.    .  ���ESTIMATES FURNISHED!  HREENIOOD,   :   B. G. |  00000<XKKK>0<KM)OOOOOOOOOOC-(>  ^'FRESHEST BREAD  Cakes, Buns and Pastry  always on hand. We also  can y a first class stock of  Staple Groceries.   :   :   :  Vienna BaMy  A. SAKRIS. Proprietor.  MORTGAGE SALE  THEY'RE HERE  We have the finest, latest and nobbiest line of floor mats and squares in  jute, tapestry and velvet. A, L. White  & Co., house furnishers.    Phone 16.  HOLDING MEETINGS  Duncan Ross, M. P., spent a short  while in Enderby on Friday last. Mr.  Ross, after attending the Forestry convention at Vancouver, intends to return to the valley, when he will hold a  meeting in Enderby.���Gazette.  Duncan Ross, M. P., visited Salmon  Arm on Wednesday evening'and addressed a well attended meeting.in the  Orange Hall. Iri the course of bis  remarks he announced that a vote of  five thousand dollars will be placed on  the next estimates for a wharf at that  point. F. J. Deane, Dr. Wade and  G. T. Mallery accompanied Mr. Ross  to Salmon Arm and also briefly ad  dressed the meeting, which was a non-  political one. Mr. Ross left for Vernoa  on Thursday morning.���Sentinel.  UNDER And by virtue ot" the powers contained in a certain mortgage which will be  produced at the time of sale, there will be  offered for sale by public auction, by James S.  Birnie, at the Victoria hotel, Copper street,  city.of Greenwood, British Columbia, on Monday, the first day of October, 1906, at the hour  of two o'clock in the afternoon, the following-  property:  All that parcel or tract of land situate, lying  and being- in the city of Greenwood, in the  Province of British Columbia, more particularly known, and 'lescri'cd as lot 24, in block  12, according to the map or plan of the subdivision of the "Oark Horse" mineral claim,  deposited in the Land Registry office at KamJ  loops, and numbered twenty-one.  On the property are the Victoria hotel, cm.  tainiug12 bedrooms, furnished complete, barroom and fixtures, dining- room, kitchen and  utensils.  For terms and conditions applv to  A. S. BLaCK,  Greenwood street, Greenwood, B. C,  Solicitor for Mortifayee.  Dated 23rd Augunt.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '���Virglnius" Mineral Claim, situate In the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale District. Where located: In Wellington  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby,  as agent for Wm. Hanna, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B1992, and John Mulligan, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B2021, intend, sixty  day* irom the dale hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose 'of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  ���ection 37. must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this ISth day of September, A. D. 1906.  4-12 FORBES M. KERBY.  The laxative effect of Chamberlain's  Stomach and layer Tablets ias<> agreeable and so natural that you can hardly  realize that it is produced by medicine.  These tablets also cure indigestion.  For sale by all druggists.  20 Years Experiei  We have had 20 years experience in  Cleaning H M _ ��� f  Dying  Pressing and *******  Repairing fcJUH  ens  Gentlemen's wardrobes kept in fifsf-class  order by monthly contract.  Ladies fine garments  cleaned in the most  delicate manner.  Copper Street.   Next to the Victoria Hotel.  Sewing Machines  The fall of 1906 is here, and with it the  fall sewing. Your neighbor is busy, so  do not bother her, but call at the Singer  Sewing Machine Co. office, Greenwood,  and see their stock. You can have a  Singer or a Wheeler & Wilson, the two  best machines made, on your own terms.  $3 per month will rent or buy the drop  head machines.    .     .     ,    .    .    .    .    .  BELL PIANOS AND  ORGANS  Now that the long winter'evenings are  coming on you need a Piano, and you  want the best, so call and see my stock,  the largest in the Boundary. I will  quote you terms that will surprise you.  N....��. LAM0NT  Copper Street,  Greenwood.  Afeat for the  Boundary District.  St  ��  INBS��ft  ��TEL  SERNEST J. CARTIER. Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  -Steam-Heatedr���Lighted ^throughoutwwith-electric -lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar excells  all others.  FIRST CLASS CAFE, OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  '  \  -��  to  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  ANY available Dominion Lands within the  Railway Belt in British Columbia, mar  be homesteaded by any person who is the sole  head of a family, or any male over 18 years of  aire, to the extent of one-quarter ticction of 160  acres, more or less.  EJEntry must be made personally at the local  laiid office for the district in which the land is  situate.  The homesteader la required to perform the  conditions connected therewith under one of  the following- plans:  (1) At least six,months' residence upon and  cultivation of the land in each year for three  years.  s(2) If the father for mother, if the father is  deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a  farm in the vicinity of the land entered for, the  requirements as to residence may be satisfied  by such person residing with the father or  mother,  (3 If the settler has his permanent residence  upon farming land owned by him in the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements as to  es idence may be satisfied by residence upon  the said land.  Six mouths' notice in writing should be given  to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at  Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre  for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more  than 320 acres can be acquired bv one individual or companv. Royalty at tne rate of ten  cents per ton of 2,00 pound? 9hall be collected  on the gros9 output.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.B.���Unauthorized publication  of  this ad.  ���vertlsement will not be paid for. 32-59  Some are here today and away tomorrow. We are here every day. and  alt the time. City Photo Studio, Dead-  wood street. 3-4  THE COMFORTABLE WAY.  S. F.& N. RY.  Daily  Leave  8:15 a,ra  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  8:15 a.m.  PHOENIX  Spokane, Seattle.  Everett. Belliug-  ham, Vancouver.  Victoria and all  Coast points  Spoka.ie, Fertile,  Winnipeg, St.Paul  Minneapolis ...a^���  Grand Porks, Republic,  Marcns....  Northport.   Rossland. Nelson  ���   Ksslo, Sandon.,  Daily ,  Arrive  6:05 P.m. I  6:05 p.m.  6:05 p.o.  6:05 P.a  Connecting at SpoVane-with thefamon*  "ORIENTAL- LIMITED."  2   Daily  Overland Trains   2  fVom Spokane for {Winnipeg,  St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Louis,  Chicago and all points east.  For    complete     information,  j  rates,   berth   reservations,  etc.,  call on or address  M. M. STEPHENS.;  {Agent, Phoenix.  S. C. YERKES.  A P.A..Seattle.-  {���*��� J!  House, sign and all exterior and  and interior painting and decor  ating promptly done.  ltd Kali  Send in your spring orders.  Box 255, Greenwood.  >&n    :��� -Shop Government street.    . ���  m. BARRY YUILL  practical'   watchmaker     and  jeweller.  All workguarart teed     G R B B N W OOD  Nicely Furaished Rooms  Single or en Suite.  BUSINESS LOCATION.  Commercial Hotel.      Copper Street.  ONAD5AN  ?R A I L W A Y  EXHIBITION  EXCURSION  ���RATES-  VANCOUVER or  WESTMINSTER and RETURN  $19 35  On  sale Sept.  28th to Oct. 3rd..  Good to return Oct. 11th.  DAILY THROUGH SLEEPERS  Arrowhead to Vancouver  ^For-ratesT-berth-reservations'tind-^  detailed information, apply to  local'agent or write,  B.   fif.    REDPATH,   AGICNT.  GREENWOOD,  E. J. COYLE, J. S. CAKTEK.  A.G.I'.A.Vancouver D.l'.A. Nelson.  eoooooooov ^.^oooooooooooooo  Report of the Directors of  f  rietors.  The Court of Directors submits the accompanying balance Sheet to the  30th June last. '        ���  The profits for the half year, including ^7,252 8s. I0d., brought forward  from last account, amount to ��69,013 20s. 9d., out of which the Directors have  now to report the declaration of an Interium Dividend of 30s per Share, payable, free of income tax, on the 5th October next, being at the rate of 6 per  cent per annum, leaving a balance of ��37,861 Is. 6d. to be carried forward.  This unusually large sum has been carried forward to lite new account  owing to the uncertainty which still exists respecting the consequence of the  disaster which overwhelmed the City of San Francisco by earthquake and fire  in April last. The Bank has incurred no direct loss from litis cause beyond  the small sum, not yet ascertained, which will be payable to the members of  the staff as. compensation for the destruction and damage of their personal  effects, for the premises occupied by the Bank were leasehold and the Bank is  free from any responsibility for their restoration. Moreover, owing to the  prompt and courageous action of the agents and their staff, all money and  securities, were at considerable personal risk removed from tlie vaults before  the fire reached them, and conveyed to a place of safety. It is, however, impossible until a final settlement has been arrived at between the Insurance  Offices and the Insured to ascertain exactlythe financial position of the sufferers, and it has, therefore, been considered prudent to carry this stun forward to  meet possible indirect losses.  The Dividend Warrants will be remitted to the Proprietors on the 4th October next.  The sum of ��5,514 7s. 6d. has been transferred from the profits of the half  year to the credit of the Bank's investment in Consols, which will in future  stand at'85. .    '��� >.  The following; appropriations from the Profit and Loss Account have been  made for the benefit of the staff, viz.:  To the Officers' Widows' and Orphans' Fund. ��513 14s. Od  To'the'Officers'Pension  Fund.. ��638 15s. 3d  Since the last  report  a  Branch   has been opened at North Battleford,  '     Sask.  London, 4th September, 1906.  s3mmmmmmfmmnm???m?iiHT^mf  roflmmmfcj  ���p.-���  THE BAM OF BRITISH NORTH  lltfte Sheet, 30th June, 1906.  Dr.  4,S66,666.67  To Capital '.   .     .20,000 Shares of ��50 each fully paid.  To Reserve Fund ;..............   To Deposits and Current  Accounts   To Notes in Circulation   To Bills Payable  and  other Liabilities, including  Provision for  Contingencies  18,869,233.56  2,141,333.33  21,664,503.44  2,988,175.31  To Rebate Account...  To Liabilities and Endorsements.  ..$���    370,275.79  95,331.26  To Profit and Loss Account���  Balance  brought   forward   from  30th December.  .   ... 1905....... '..'   Dividend paid April, 1906   $181,295.21  146,000.00  Net profit 'for the half year ending this date,  after deducting all current charges, and providing for bad and doubtful debts   $35,295.21  -$300,570.66  $335,865.87  Chicago, Milwaukee &  St Paul Railway  'THE MILWAUKEE'  "The Pioneer iLimited," St.  Paul to Chicaeo. "Short Line"  Omaha to Chicago. *' Southwest Limited." Kansas City  to Chicago.  No train in the service of any  railroad in the world equals in  equipment, that of the Chicago,  ��� Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.  They own and operate their  own sleeping and dining cars  o  " and giVe their patrons an excellence of service not obtain-  l; able elsewhere.iBerths in their  sleepers are Longer. Higher.  Wider, than in similar cars on  other lines. They protect their  trains by the Block System.  Connections made with All  transcontinental lines in Union  Depots.  R. L. FORD, Commercial Agent-  Room 2, Marble Bank, Building,  ' -     Spokane; Wash.  H. S. ROYVE. General Agent.  Portland, Ore.  Deduct: :  Transferred   to  Officers'   Widows'   and  Orphans' Fund. ;..'        $2,500.00  Transferred to Officers' Pension Fund.. 3,108.64  ���j        ���      '               ~  Balance available for October Dividend -  CM���  ��11*.���  St.-���  Si-���  ��������  vt���  0*���  $5,608.64  $330,257.23  $50,955,500.80  Cr.  By Cash and Specie at Bankers an 1 in hand..  Bjr Cash at Call and short notice   .$ 4,464,252.99  . 12,639416.68  By Investments���  .Consols ��303,000 at: 85....-. $1,253,410.00  National War Loan, ��50,000 at 90.u...     219,000.00  Dominion of Canada Bonds, ��140,400 at 97   Other Securities -..  -$17,103,369.67  -S 1,472.410.00,  662,781.60  593,077.47  -$ 2,728,269.07  ByJBills^Receiyjible,JLoans_ou__Secu^  By Bank Premises, etc., in London, and at the  Branches...   Par  840.392.99  By Deposit with Dominion   Government  required   by Act of  liament for Security of general 'Bank Note Circulation   Note. --The latest monthly Return received from Dawson is  that of the 31st May, 1906,and the figures of that Return are  introduced into this Account. The balance of the transactions for June with that Branch has been carried to a suspense account, pending the receipt of the June accounts.  159,830.60  c*~���  $50,955,5,00.80  We have examined the above Balance Sheet with the Books in London, and  the Certified Returns from the Branches, and find it to 'present a true statement  of the Bank's affniis.  EDWIN   WATERHOUSE,  GEORGE SNEATH (of Price,  Waterhottse & Co . Chartered   Aect's.  Co., Chartered Accountants),.  London, 27th August, 1906. Auditors.  LAND NOTICE  NOTICE Is herein- tfiven that -ixty clays  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Land and Works, Victoria  fo purchase the followimr described lands, situated in the District of Osooyoos. Division of  Yale, and near to Heaver creek:  Commeucinsj where a post has been placed  at the southwest comer of V. lines' pre-emption, and marked 15. M. Dynes' southeast corner, thence nest ten (10) chains, thence north  eijrhty !S<0) chains, thence east thirty (30)chains,  thence south twenty (20) chains, thence west  twenty (20). chains, thence south sixty (60  chains to place of commencement, containing  120acres, more or less.  B.M. DYNES.  V. DYNES, Agent.  Dated at Beaverdell. July 1'), 1906. 47-5.1.  e*���  NOTICE  NOTICE Is hereby (riven, that 60 days after  date I intend to apply to the Hon.. the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works,  for permission to purchase the following described tract of land: Commencing at a post  marked C. A. E. Shaw. N. E. corn*r. thence  south 20 chains, more or less, to the Columbia  & Western Railway risrht of way, thence northwesterly alonir the Columbia & Western Railway -SOchains. more or less, to the south boundary of lot ��14. thence east 40 chains, more or  less, to the point of commencement, containing about 40 acres.  Dated this 25th dav of August, 1906.  53-62 C. A. E.SHAW.  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  .     New Westminster, P.. C.  Receives both ladies and gentlemen as resident or dav students. Has a complete, business  or commercial course. Prepares students to  ffain teachers' certificates of all praties. ��� -Gives  the four years-course for the \i. A. degree, and  the first year of the of the School of Science  course, in affiliation with Toronto -University,  lias a special "Prospectors" Course'* for miners j  who work in H. C. ,. is ;  Instruction is also given in Art. Music, Pliys- |  ica.1 Culture and Elocution. j  I     Term ooens September 17. 1'lOG. For calendar. !  etc.. address COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  iff &*% ct t> a o o   *% f i /f  I iifMIlM ciiia  .'���i:-ji!iTUT:i=i*-v  Progress and development are terms  closely identified with life in' the West In  a new country people are working daily  for the upbuilding of town, city and dis^  trict, and for the improvement��!'the :coiv  ditions under which men and women are  called upon to live- Every act of daily life  that tends to bettering one's surroundings  makes directly or indirectly for the im>..  provement ol society generally,. In all this ���'"  the local newspaper plays an important  part Among its local readers it stimulates  an increasing interest 'in their home city,  keeping them posted on all local happen^  trigs, and ���- becomes a welcome weekly  messenger, bearing bright and welcome  tidings, Anion;; its outside readers it  forms a valuable advertising medium  making known the merits, advantages and  prospects of the city and attracting thither  citizens who want employment, business  firms looking for locations, and capitalists  seeking investments, In the upbuilding  of a town, city or district the' local paper  is an important factor.  The Boundary Greek Times aims to do  its full and complete share in the upbuilds  tag and improvement of Greenwood and  the Boundary district It is not handv  capped in its work by any restraining ob^  ligations to any party, clique or corpora,'  tion, but it is free at all times to rise up  and promote the best interests of the City  of Greenwood and its people, To do this  most thoroughly and satisfactorily the  Times must have the support and copperas  tion of the citizens of Greenwood,  Every effort is being put forth to make  the Times the class of newspaper the.  people want, Increasing attention is being  continually paid to mining news, especi-'  ally of that nature that will interest those  employed in the -work as welt as those  whose capital is invested in the properties,  With this end in view we aim to have  As a result of the efforts that have already  been put forth, we believe that an increase  interest is already being taken in its news  .columns, We have evidences of this from  the fact that the subscripiion list is already  growing: the street sales are increasing  weekly and the news dealers find more  demand for each succeeding issue, This is  a satisfactory condition of affairs that acts  in two ways. It increases the revenue of  the circulation department and it makes the  paoer a first-class' advertising medium for  local business men. |  In handling local advertising every effort  if put forth to protect the Greenwood mer^  chant, The local page is reserved for them  and foreign advertising has been repeatedly  refused because the advertising manager  refused to disturb the positions held by local  advertisers.  Business men of Greenwood, we are here  to protect and advertise you. We are pro."  tecting you! Do you advertise? Read The  Times, subscription $2.00 per year,  ���=n-<taMnM��ur-^jjJCK:  Advertise In the Times, Rates Reasonable  Tlie  DuNC.vx Ross. Pre:  HKiarv   v-rtjei  PublisMnf  ��>��-!��~j  Times   Printing-   and  Co.. Li mi tod.- -   ��� ���.'.   -  II. O. Lamb,' Man: Ed.  "23  ^iUiUiUiuuuiiiauii'au^auiiaiiiauaiiiiUauuiuuuuftitirc BOUNDARY  TO WN TOPICS   jf  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will return  about October 15th.  Deckajulie Tea���nuf sed. Anderson  Bros. 4-5  D. A. Bannerman is visiting the  Spokane fair.  Try Gusto, the new breakfast food.  Anderson Bros. 4-5  Alderman D. C. McRae is visiting  the Spokane fair.  Fine line of China, just the thing to  Bet off the dinner table. 4-5  Mrs. C. J. Wilson will receive the 1st  and 2nd Fridays of each month.  You can buy wall paper from 15 cents  to 81 per roll at Coles & Frith's.     4-5  Score cards for bridge pari ies executed to order promptly.    Times office.  W. F. Smith is in Spokane where he  will probably spend a few weeks before  returning.  Mrs. Robt. May of Westminster, B.  C, is visitihg her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Moffat.  The concert band will hold a dance  on Thanksgiving evening, Thursday,  October 18th.  A pretty wall paper helps to make a  happy home. All colors and shades at  Coles & Frith's. 4-5  The benedicts and bachelors held a  dance last night in Miller's hall. About  sixty couples were present and fully  enjoyed the event.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  J. R   BROWN.  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Tku. 92. Notary Publio  Offices, Wallace-Milier Block, .  Greenwood, B. C.  F. M. LAMB,  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Office with F. W. Mcl<aine.  Copper Street. Grernwood, B. C.  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting- Mlniner Eneineer.  Properties examined and reported  on.-'.Will  take charg-e of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   C.  A. HARRY H����K  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Controi, and Umpire  Assays a Specialty.  /TS8f-Samples received by mail or express assayed and returns  made next day.,  - Correspondence Solicited.  GREENWOOD,   />   B. C  F.EDWARD BROWN  Accountant and-Auditor  Commer7riaT~ano\^" "MitTing^A^ccounts  solicited. Acting secretary for Mining  Corporations. Greenwood, B. C  5fc BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODGE  No. 38,1.0. 0. F.  Meets every Tuesday Evenius; at 8 00 iu the  I. 0. O. F. Hall.    A cordial invi tationisex  tended to all sojourning bretheru.  D. McGLASHAN, ' �� S. E. BELT,'  N. G. ReC.-Sec  Elkhorn  Is  unexcelled, as   is' evidenced  by  its  its popularity in all the towns  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all Leading Hotels  Either Draught or Bottled.  Patronize home industry by insisting on having  Dr. Simmons,Dentist; Open eveuiugs.  Mapleine.    Anderson Bros. 4-5  Piano,  lady's  wheel.    A  bargain if  sold   before   Monday.     Mrs.   Cairns,  opposite English church.  Ed Anderson, of Anderson, Bros.,  spent several days at the Spokane fair,  arriving home Thursday evening.  Mrs. Rorer's Saratoga Chips. Anderson Bros. 4 5  The Molson Independent has just  completed its first year. It is a clean  publication and the editor is looking  forward to increasing its size.  Mr. and- Mrs. Cairns, Kimberly avenue, are leaving next Tuesday for  Montreal, where Mr. Cairns has secured a position with the Northern  Elevator Co.  At the Nelson fair Rev. J. Leech-  Porter won first prize for his Russian  wolf hound "Lttski II," in that class,  jnd sweepstakes of the fair for the  finest clog exhibited.  F. H. Knight,who has been spending  some time in the city, expects to leave  tor California again about October 1st.  He states that work will be resumed on  the Freemont claim shortly.  The young people of the Presbyterian church are preparing to hold a  debate next month on the resolution  that "The United States and Canada  Should Become One Nation."  A benefit dance tinder the auspices  of the Oddfellows and Miner's union,  will be given at the Masonic Hall oh  Friday, October 19th, fair the benefit of  the widow of the late Chas. G. Peterson.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Dill returned home  last Monday from their honeymoon  and have taken up their residence at  the Imperial hotel. While away they  spent a delightful time at Nelson and  Kaslo, visiting the fairs.  J. G. Martini who has been wiHi the  Consolidated Lumber Co. at Elk,  Wash., is visiting his sister, Mrs. D..A.  Bannermann. Prior to his visit he was  in the hospital at Elk for thirty days,  suffering from typhoid fever.  The Union Meat Co.'s delivery horse  took a sprint Monday along Copper  street, and after juste missiug several  rigs on the street smashed into a post  near the blacksmith shop and left the  rig within a few feet of the shop door.  Mr. Huff trundled, it' inside and soon  had it ready for wark again. The  horse escaped without injury.  At an editorial convention in Kansas  one of the country editors offered . the  following toast: "To save a newspaper man from starvation, take his paper  and pay him Eor it promptly. To save  him fiom bankruptcy advertise in his  paper liberally. To sa*e him from  despair, send him every item of news  you can get hold of. To save him from  profanity, write your correspondent e  plainly on one side of the sheet and  send it in as early as possible. Dead  men are the only ones who never make  mistakes. Newspaper readers would  do well to remember that there are no  perfect people���editors or readers."  ^HE STOCK MARKET.^.  RICH COPPER FIND  Bisr Deposit Located in Algoma, Near  Bruce Mines.  One of the most sensational mineral  finds in Algoma was recently made  near th.i Bruce mines, and upon property that until recently belonged to the  Bruce Mines company. On August 7,  1906. Dr. Campbell and Britton Duke,  miners from British Columbia, bought  from the Bruce Mints company forty  acres, lying about three and a half  miles northeast of the Bruce Mines  They immediately commenced prospecting and uncovered u large vein,  which they have stripped for over 500  feet. The vein shows copper ore in  place for 18 feet, the ore carrying born-  ite and copper sulphides.  The eruptive formation in which the  vein is located is over 100 feet wide  between diorite walls. Whether' the  entire width is mineralized remains to  be determined, operations having been  confined to stripping that oart of the  formation which shows mineral in  place. The vein has been uncovered  in places across the property, and there  is no doubt about its width, its length  and richness. The location has been  visited by.,many mining men. The  copper showings of this district pronounced this to be'one of the best and  richest finds of copper ever made in  Algoma.  THE BLIND PHRENOLOGIST  Prof. B. S. Cot/per will make his  third visit to Greenwood as a lecturer  on "Phrenology," commencing his  course in the Methodist church on Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Public head  readings are given during the evening.  Both instruction and entertainment  are promised. No admission charged,  but a collection will be taken. 4-5  THE VACANT CHAIR  K  ELKHORN" BOTTLED BEER  TEL.. 133  ii buy co.  P. O. BOX 95-  Prices Are Steady   in the  Leading  Shares.  Le Roi is about the same price as  last week, being quoted on the London  market at ��l 13s 9d. It is reported  that a small block was sold locally during the week at ��1 15s.  The reports from the Centre Star,  War Eagle and the St. Eugene continue  to be of an encouraging nature, and  these have a strong tendency to advance the price of Consolidated shares.  Rambler Cariboo is very slow, more  is offered than is wanted and it has a  downward tendency, 2S)i being asked  for it and 34J4 bid.  For one lot of Dominion Copper $6 a  share was paid, but now it can be obtained at S5.50.  Sullivan has sagged to a large extent  of late, ami yesterd ty it was quoted  locally at 13 uskeJ and 10cent.-. Kid.  An important find of ore has been  made iu the ���North Star, which has  strengthened the price of the shares.  Following are the quotations for this  week:  v ASKED. BID.  American Boy    " .03% .02^  Canadian Goldfields ..      .08 .07  Cariboo  McKinney       .03J�� .02  C. M. & S. Co. of Can..145.00      139.00  Granby  13.00. 12.00  Giant       .02 .01  Hecla     3.20 3.10  International Coal 64   u       .58  Monte Cristo 02,'^ .02  Jumbo  20 .08  Novelty  02 .01>4  North Star        -15 .14  Rambler-Cariboo 35|< .34!^  Sullivan              31 .10  Snowstorm    - 10 1.%  White Bear  09 .08  Roselle        25 .23  Poplar Cre'k(Mohican)     .12 .10  The editor of the Similkameen Star,  Princeton, has .severed his connection  with that paper. Unlike most country  editors, he published all the truth, and  consequently quarreled with the owner  of the paper and the townsite promoters. In the following words he welcomes his successor:  "Mr. Shoemaker, proofreader, editor,  .'devil' and all round 'comp,'is expected  to arrive today to fill the sanctum sanctorum chair on the Star, recently made  vacant by resignation. Welcome,  brother! May yout hair never grow  less, and your shadow ever increase.  May your path be strewn with roses,  ranuncula and the beautiful palm,  symbol of victory. Never run foul of  the fogies and the toadies, a cad suits  them better. Be calm in controversy;  dumb before the critics who krtow  more about the proper conduct of a  newspaper than you can ever hope to  know; the knocker awaits you iu ambush, pity chim rather than heed. Be  patient. And the beckoning angels  will sweep you through the/gate always  ajar for a conscientious journalist.  Tbe empty chair is waiting for you,  brother, fill it well and your reward���  ahrthat-is-an^inconspicuous^thing^in  this cold, clammy world."  THE COPPER MARKET  Boston, Sept. 27.���The Commercial says: "The copper market continues strong with domestic prices  steady at the highest level so far  reached. Lake is 19j�� to \ty% cents  and electrolytic is 19 cents per pound.  The recent buying movement was very  general. Consumers as a rule supplied  their probr.ble requirements for the remainder of this year and more or less  copper was also purchased for January  delivery. As a result, the domestic  market is quiet at the moment. There  seems to be a steady increase, in the  volume of business, Ihowevcr, and it is  probable that there will be a considerable demand for spot copper throughout the remainder of the year. Supplies of cash copper tin vo been entirely  exhausted and a sudden increase in demand would probably result in quotations of 19,'il to 20 cents per pound.  The foreign market -'for copper is exceedingly strong."  WAS A VERY SICK BOY.  But Cured by Chamfcerlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy. a  "When my boy was two years old he  had a very severe attack of bowel complaint, but by the use of Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  we brought hiu out all right," says  Maggie Hickox, of Midland. Mich.  This remedy can be depended upon in  the most severe cases. Even cholera  infantum is cured by it. Follow the  plain pr'nted directions and a cure is  certain.    For sale by ail druggists.  ft  Wl  offer something  new and |  up-to-date in  ��  *  *  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft ft*-  ���onise  ���ft ft ft ft fttt �� �� ft ftft- ft ft ft ft ft * ft & $ ft & ili * s ft ft ft ft ft ft ft * * ft ft ft ft i  ftftftftftftftftftftft  %��?%* *���� �����* ��^�� *%> ��=|"�� 4r> �����&�� ��*��* <���$*��� �����$'"&' ����"> ��=��* ��^�� "I" ���$*'<$��� ������� ������ ��^�� ��*$��� *$�� *i*3?  =   *  4*  4>  ������  $ Bealey;Inyestitient & Tmst'Co., Ltl %  e^' GEO. R. NADEN, MANAGER �������  ��S* P.O. Box 126. ..BROKERS' Greenwood, B. ,C- ��$���  jj?�� ��|*3 ��^�� ��i|a <$} ^> A A A i^ A ^ t|* J|> ��|i ��|j ^< ^ i|4 ^ i|* A A ��l* Aw  Nice.convenient-cottage in north end of town,  .with-large garden. ���  Seven-roomed house in south end of town.   Well  furnished and up-to-date. :  Two-roomed house with 25xl00-foot lot.    Close  in,- S500. _________���'  Houses, rooms, cabins and shacks in all parts of  the town to rent.  "Mines, Stocks, ReafEstate and Insurance.- -;  #   '���"��� ��  ��  i   a  9-  ,.,DEALERS IN ..  !re$b-atid.��  r^isb and.!  ��  c  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  fit  ft  ft  �� ft  �� a  * ��  �� ��  w ft  * ft  a ft  t- ' ft  a ��  fe ? ��-i ^'i ����jt <s ,��# ft�� ���� ��st tit * ft #;> <* & o &s\ -:m:i risi tm i:>j��3iUi'.i��fir):vT;ta<����a����ftftftoo��  Solid Oak  Uressers |  t  '���jMli!|||!j   i^or Ijoautv. stvle, dura-   y  "'nrlilii' .-.       " I  \: 4^ja'  hilitv     and     usefulness   y  I  omhined   with   moder-   y  Y  >;  aie i3rice our  | Dressers, Stands, Sideboards, Dining' |  Loom Tables and Chairs  have iit.) superior.  Patronize the photographer who is  permanently located and is helping to  build up our city. City Photo Studio,  Deadwood street. 3-4  i A  We are leaders in Furniture.  r. M. GULLEY & CO.  Furniture Dealers and Undertakers    Greenwood and Midwaay.  1 ,^*.a<����>>W'*-:~><~2^><~><"><^v^  ���*c~:<*<~>***<">**.>  ���>  I  I  i  i -�����:":  BOUNDARY   GREEK   TIMES  t\\  IRRIGATION WORK  Kettle River Project Going Ahead.--  , Will Build Bridge.  The work on the irrigation project of  the Kettle River Irrigated Fruit Lands  Co. is now assuming definite shape.  The work of clearing the right of way  has been practically completed. The  contract tor the earthwork has been let  to C. J. L/tindy of Midway, and operations commenced this week. Men are  engaged in blasting out the rock at  Rock Creek, and work on the flume  will be started at once.  C. A. E. Shaw, who has been engaged in ploting the land into fruit  farms, has completed this work. The  subdivisions range from fen to twenty  acre lots and some are smaller. They  have been so arranged that purchasers  can build residences on the banks of  the Kettle River and enjoy all the ad  vantages of an inexhaustible supply of  good water, besides having most de  sirable building sites. The company  expect to be ready to place the land on  the market by October 1st, and it will  be sold through the manager.  Negotiations have been opened with  the local government for the building  of a bridge below Rock Creek, probably near Larson's hotel, and Mr.  Wright states that the government has  promised to erect one.  MIDWAY MEWS  Pain from a Burn Promptly Relieved by  Chamberlain's Pain Balm.  A little child of Michael Strauss, of  Vernon, Conn., was recently in great  pain from a burn on the hand, and as  cold applications only increased the  inflammation, Mr. Strauss came to Mir.  James N. Nichols, a local merchant,  for something to stop the pain. Mr.  Nichols says: "I advised him to use  Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and the first  application drew out the inflammation  and gave immediate relief. I have used  this liniment myself and recommend it  very of ten for cuts, burns, strains and  lame back, and have never known it to  disappoint."    For sale by all druggists.  During the 20 years from 1S73 to 1892  the production of gold, in Mexico increased from 39,996 ounces to 52,296  ounces, or 30.8 per cent.  OPERA HOUSE  Two nights commencing  Friday 9 Sept. 28  Dick P. Sutton's  What the People of the Border Town  , Are Doing.  (From Hit. Star.)  Luke Greevy of Williamsport, Pa.,  who has been out here the past two  months devoting his attention to his  mining interests in the neighborhood  of Camp McKinney, took the G. N.  train Wednesday morning for the east.  He is fully alive to the crying need for  more railways, and stated his willingness to give the Midway & Vernon  railway people not only all the timber  they want in his neighborhood, but he  would also give them his sawmill to cut  up the timber. If we had a few more  men like Mr. Greevy, things would  hum in this province. He will return  again in the spring.  E. C. Moe of the 13, T bank, is at  present away on a well earned six  weeks' vacation in the east.  It is stated that the time of arrival  of the G. N. train will be changed  shortly to 8:45 p. m., instead of 6:45  p. m., as at present.  Howard Stevenson is at present on  the sick list with an attack of tonsilitis.  O. H. Johnson, may take a trip to  Beaverdell this week, having a desire  to see whether some property he bought  there several years ago is still on the  flat. He has never seen his purchase  yet.  Pete Swanson left yesterda3r morning  on a trip to Princeton, where he has  made a business investment.  G. Shaw, nephew of R. G. Sidley,  of Sidley, left-Wednesday morning in  company with Luke Greevy, for a trip  to the United States, which is practically a strange country to him. They  will both visit Pike's Peak in Colorado,  and other interesting points, after  which Mr. Shaw will proceed on his  way to Florida, where he will spend  some time. Mr. Greevy will head for  Pennsylvania, bis home state.  P. Burns & Co. expect to reopen  their meat market at Molson shortly.  Miss Black, accompanied by Mrs.  Black, left Saturday on a trip for the  benefit of her health after her recent  illness.  The work of demolishing the old  wagon bridge commenced yesterday,  morning.  Oxford is the name of the new sta  tion at D, McBride's place.  Kid Rogers, who caused the death of  a woman at Ferry several months ago,  was brought to trial at Republic this  week snd sentenced to five years' imprisonment.  Mr. Benge, the druggist at the Crouse  drugstore, returned Saturday from a  vacation at the coast.  ENGINEERS' BANQUET  Concluded from page 1  ow  Band and  Orchestra  30  PEOPLE  30  Friday Night:  "A Family Affair"  Saturday Night:  "The Church across the way"  A PLUCKY GIRL  Watch for our Big  Street Parade  Friday.  Prices   50c,  75c, and $1.00.  Seats on sale at both drug' stores.  During the absence of Mr. and Mrs.  F. J. Kennedy of Grand Forks, from  their home on Tuesday evening last,  a man partially disguised by means of  a blackened face, tried to effect an entrance through the kitchen door. Mr.  ^elTriedy's^aW^  Johnson, 15 years old, showed a pluck  and resourcefulness that is rarely witnessed. Knowing where a revolver  was kept, she convinced tht=; burglar  that she would certainly use it unless  he vanished He vanished straightway. Misi Johnson, was naturally  upset by the shock, but soon recovered.  -Grand Forks Gazette.  THE OTHER FELLER PAID THE  FREIGHT  On the large, new and nobby line of  Jardeniers, dinner and toilet sets just  received.    A. L. White & Co. 4-5  progress and possibilities of the west  To visit the mines of B. C. was highly  educative to anyone, and to the people  of the east especially. Such visits  should be ��� encouraged, and he hoped  when the distinguished members of an  honored profession returned to their  homes they would remember what they  had seen and tell others of the riches  of the Boundary.  IDEA-I, SMKI.TING.  C. H. Mitchell, of the engineers,  spoke to the effect that; Canada (C.)  stood for "counige," British Columbia  (B. C), "best courage," and he was  delighted to note that in the Boundary  district were to be seen the best examples of "best courage." He had  inquired into the reducing of ores and  he had come to the conclusion that the  Boundary had the ideal smelting  proposition of British Columbia. Mr.  Mitchell is engineer to the Ontario  Power Co. at Niagara Falls.  J. E. McAllister, speaking for the  smelting industry, gave an idea of the  amount of ore that would be reduced  during the next year, when he said it  would fill a trench one foot square and  nine miles long. Copper, he said, was  the banner mineral for the engineer,  its uses were being continually multiplies and its value in the commercial  world had at last been recognized. He  asked that the visitors remember what  they had seen and heard, and tell  others about it.  UNLIMITED POWER.  C. B. Smith, chairman of the Ontario Hydro-Electric commission, spoke  on the' question of power. He congratulated Greenwood oa the cheapness of its power. He had heard of  the Boundary as a low grade camp,  but he had become convinced that, so  far as power was concerned, it was  striptly high grade. In the streams,  cascades and cataracts he seen unlimited possibilities for the- production of  electrical energy, but he hoped that  when he should be privileged to revisit  Greenwood that he would find a commercial activity so vigorous that the  capacity for power production would  be taxed to the utmost.  E. G. Warren of the Greenwood  Electric Co., replied, giving a brief  review of the power history of the  Boundary; pointing out, among other  things, that the stage had been reached  where power was not sold, but given  away, so low were the rates. He also  pointed out that while Greenwood had  once been at the mercy of the copper  market, it had now reaceed a position  where it could thrive and prosper upon  the products of its i gold and silver  mines.  W. G. Gaunce closed the toast list  with an appeal to the visitors to try to  secure protection for the products of  Canadian mines, itistead nf being  forced to compete in the open markets  of the world.  It was'about 10 o'clock when the proceedings finally closed and everyone  present felt that the event had been a  thorough���success.��-=The���visitors���were,  unsparingin their praise of the people  of Greenwood, and they were repeatedly surprised with the evidences of  vast mineral wealth and the air of  general progress aud prosperity. They  carried away with them the kindest remembrances of their visit, and a fund  of information that will prove valuable  alike to themselves and to  Greenwood.  The ladies of the party were especially grateful for the kind manner in  which they had been received and entertained by the ladies of the city. A  number of local ladies accompanied  the fair visitors to the mines, and prior  to the banquet Mrs. McAllister and  Mrs. Keffer entertained t'.tem at the  former's home.  Cold nights are coming and you want the best underwear.1   There is only one best and that is ours.  The  famous  "Wolsey,"  the  "Tiger Brand"  "Watson's Unshrinkable," and "The Big  Horn Brand" all Union Made and  the best.  It will pay you to buy our $3.50 Mining Shoe .guaranteed satisfactory.  ��� Just in���-  a new range of  later's In victus  Shoes  The famous Slater shoes are equal to any. American  made shoe and are only two-thirds the price.  The  Russell-LafXauIel4;Co,Li  ^=  Hardware  Furnishings  Groceries  &  ^ji*��fciy  THIRTEENTH   ANNUAL  *������**���~m**tf  Qpokane |nstersate pair  Sept. 24 to Oct. 6, 1906  Open Day and Night  :   :   :  Two Weeks Fair and Races  $35j)00.00 in PRIZES and PURSES  Larger exhibits in every department.        Big Poultry Show,  $5,000 for County and Dstrict Frut exhibits.  Home Industry Exposition occupying new $5,000 building  j  I  - 1  1  i  filled with working exhibits.  (  Sensational free acts every afternoon.    ,      Free vaudeville  and Band Concert every night.  ADMISSION  AFTER  6   p.    m .   ONLY  Oc.  L  For prog-ram. Prize List and any other information address  ROBT. H. COSGROVE, Sec. and Manager,  59 Firtt Ave.. SPOKANE.  iU  *!  served in first-class style.  Splendid Menu.  Open at all Hours.  Prompt Service.  "PACIFIC CAFE  MOORE &. McBLROY, Proprietors.  uor �������  WHOLESALEJDEALERS IN,  WINES.   LIQUORS   AND   CIGARS  WE   BUY   IN    CARLOADS   DIRECT   FROM    THE    DISTILLERS  Always ask for  ���^  Chamberlain's Cousrh Remedy Acts on  Nature's Plan.  The most successful medicines are  those that aid nature Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy acts on this plan. Take  it when you have a cold and it will  allay the cough, relieve the lungs, aid  expectoration, open the secretions an 1  aid nature in restoring' the system to a  healthy condition. Thousands have  testified to its superior excellence. It  counteracts any tendency of a cold to  resit t in pneumonia. Price, 25 cents,  Large size, 50 cents. For sale by all  druggists. ^^____  Native zinc is unknown. Now and  then there is a reported discovery, the  latest reported lind of it coming- from  the wilds of Siberia, but like the other  presumed discoveries it is probable that  this latest rumor is incoirect and the  mineral some other specie. The ores  of zinc are among the most abundant  of metals, occurring in many parts of  the world as sulphides, carbonates, silicates, oxides, etc., and as no real find  of native zinc has been made, it is  i most probable that it does not occur.  Greenwood Liquor Co.,  Greenwood, B. C.  !  t  !  ?  'Z~Z~Z***'Z~Z<~Z<<<<"1^^  I  Iii stock to be sold cheap.  Exceptional values.  Workmanship the best.  !W. ELS0N.  Copper   Street. -  The Tailor.  ���>****<~x~:"X":"X"MK~>>*<~X">-^^^^  rintin  The Kind You Want is thef Kind  i You Get at Our Job Bspt.  THE BOUNDARY  CREEK  TIMES  PR1N  "I  51  m  i  -  JiJJ  I  ���S  I  ���m  '���-.<  CO


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