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 ,^v  \>-o  g-ui-tiV-j ,iv-;':.S  ��6V  I'ibr  ary  3  mm��  c5. ?  0  iVol. .9.  GREENWOOD, B. C.FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 1905.  Mo. 20  ���COMPANY, LTD.-  THERE IS A TIME OF MANY BARGAINS,  EVERY SHORT END OFnGOODS WILL.BE.  PLACED ON THE REMNANT TABDi AND  SOLD AT REMNANT PRICES. STOCK/TAIC-  ING FEBRUARY 1st DEMANDS A CLEARING  OUT THIS MONTH. -  FLANNELETTES  WRAPPERETTES  DRESS GOODS ENDS  TABLE LINEN  TOWELING  EMBROIDERY  CASHMERE  LACE  DRESSING JACKETS  Ft/RS  GAUNTLETS  CARPETS  UNDERWEAR  K/MONAS  FRENCH FLANNEL WAISTS  RUBBERS AND OVERSHOES  WALKING SKIRTS  THE  BIG   STORE  LOOKS LIKE  ONANZA  LIGHT EXTENSION.  Republic  Group Shipment  Gives Big Returns  i  ed  Quartz Proposition Contains Values  in Gold, Silver and Lead.  Petition of North End Residents Referred to New Council.  ' The retiring* city council.held its  final meet in-; Monday night. Mayor  Naden presiding. There were also  present Aid. Caulfield, Bunting, McKenzie McNeil and Parker.  The annual reports of the city engineer, supt, of water works, the chief of  police and chief of the tire brigade were  received, adopted and referred to the  incoming'council.  The fire and light committee reported that it ha& conferred with E. G.  Warren, manager of the electric light  company, respecting the proposed extension of the electric light service on  Government street to the Elkhorn  brewery. The committee did not recommend the extension at present.  The reported was adopted and refeired  to the new city council for further  consideration.  G. R. NADEN  Opposition to the Mayor Did  Not Materialize.  [IlIHlElEiilllOI  New Members of Council Are Ralph  Smailes and Duncan Mcintosh.  <~X~x-X-x-:~x*':-X"><��'X .- :��� :��� :������:������>:�����>:"��x-x->:��:-X":��>'>-'':":"  .���..���:.���..���..  I  RUSSELL- LAW CAULFIELD  COMPANY, LIMITED  *  T  .t  v  T  ' X  X  X.  X  X  ^?t!v^!iinnnHn?iH^^f!!f]ffii!!n!H!?n!nin^n!!^^^n^g  Our January Stock/Taking Sale  will commence on  | Saturday. January 7 ��  This will be the largest sale in  the history of this store.  Our winter stock is large and  must be reduced before Februv  ary 1st. Prepare for the opeiv  ing days, Brinr your cash and  pick up the Bargains,  See Hand Hills for Prices.  ^uiuiiiu&uiiihiaiaaiiiJaiiiiiuiuauuiiiiuiuuuiiaiiiiiUK  The development work curried .on at  the Republic group in Smith's camp  since last September in order to secure  *a series of shipping tests has resulted  very satisfactorily. The quantity of  ore exposed on three of the properties,  the permanence and continuity of the  leads, coupled with the smelter returns  all combine to demonstrate that the.  Boundary is about to add another producer to its growing list of high grade  propositions.  The Republic  group comprises  the  Last Chance, Republic,None Such and  Hidden treasure mineral claims situate  in Smith's camp, one mile west of the  Montreal*& Boston Copper Co.'s smelter at Boundary Falls.   It is owned by  the   Republic   Gold   Mines,   Ltd,,   of  which   W- T.  Smith, a pioneer of the  district, is the general manager.     Mr.  Smith; has   just received  the  smelter  returns of a recent carload shipment of  20'tons of ore from  the Last Chance  claim.   The   ore   was   treated   at the  Hall Mines smelter; Nelson, B.C.'The"  carload according to the official  certificate averaged 18% per cent,   lead,  $3  gold, and 22 ozs; silver,  equivalent  to  $23.40   per    ton    including'   the    lead  bounty.    Returns from the second carload shipment from   the same.claim  have not   yet   been   received   but  are  expected  daily;   however the   average  check samples ran  about the   same as  the   prior   shipment,   'indicating';.uniformity in values.     The  Last Chance  lead varies from  eight to  ten  feet in  width   and   runs  northeast and southwest, being traceable  on   the  surface  for hundreds of feet?   The gangue  is  quartz, the richest ore being from one  foot-lo_eighteen_. inches___ _wide __on__the  hanging wall side; and  the ore on the  foot wall varies from two to  two and  one half feet in the thickness, but is of  lower grade.     The contents of the entire vein vvill concentrate  at the ratio  of five to one.    The formation is ideal,  the vein  occuririg   in   the  slate with  greenstone  or diorite  on the hanging  wall, and slate on the foot wall.  '   The None Such  claim  also  made  a  similar carload shipment, which  averaged $10 gold aud 2 ozs. silver per ton.  The vein occurs in the same formation  and averages from three to five feet in  width.    It is the  same  lead as the one  'on   tin:  Last Chance,   the.   adjoining  claim.  .The carload shipment from the Republic claim proved even higher, the  ore averaging ��17 gold and 7^ ozs.  silvrr per ton. The vein runs at right  angles tf) the other lead and is from  12 to 18 inches in width. It occurs in  identical formation.  A good wagon road extends fiom  Boundary Falls to this group of mines?  affording an inexpensive down hill  haul. The C.P.R. traverses the Hidden Treasure, one of the properties of  the Republic group. With three shipping propositions the outlook for the  company is indeed exceedingly bright.  Chamberlain's   Cough    Remedy  the  Best   Made.  "In my opinion Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy is the best made for colds,"  says Mrs. Cora Walker, of Porterville,  California There is no doubt about its  being-the best. No other will cure a  cold so quickly. No other is so sure a  preventative of pneumonia. No other  is so pleasant and safe to take. These  are good reasons win- it should be preferred to any other. The fact is that  few peopl��' are satisfied with any other  aftT having once used this remedy.  For sale by all druggists.  POLICE REPORT.  In submitting his annual report for  1904 to the city council, A. D. Hallett,  chief of police, made the following interesting comments: "I think you will  agree with.me that the past year was  one of good order in this city. Crime  was almost unknown, and any case  that was brought to our notice, ��� we'did  our utmost to have it settled in a satis-  factory manner."  Cases tried in the police court were  as follows: Drunk and orderly, 1;  keeping disorderly house, 1; failure to  take out traders licence, 1; soliciting  without a, licence, 1; frequenting house  of ill fame, 1; selling prairie chickens,  1; keeping vicious dog, 1; assault and  battery, 1; in possession of stolen'property, 1; theft, 2; vagrancy, 5; allowing  cattle to run at large, 2; keeping houses  of ill fame, 74; inmates , of house of ill  fame, 681  ���- A-G90D SHOWING.    -  City Water \Vorks. Earned a Profit  of.$2350 Last Year.  The annual report of Sydney M.  Johnson,1 city engineer, recently ;sub-  mitted to the city council is a model of  clearness. It shows that the expenditure last year was $2011 89, an outlay  lower than, any year since incorporation With one exception. Of the tota!  expenditure for the year over one third  was caused by the freshet and Twin  creek,.being attributed more especially  to the failure of the Greenwood street  flume to carry .off the water. This  flume was improved and extended during the year.  " 'The-items" of "expenditure "were- in-  round numbers as follows: ��� Greenwood street flume, $359; repairs due to  Twin creek flood, $314; repairs to Dead-  wood road, $108; supplies, tools and  their repairs, $80; Boundary creek  above Louisa street, $42; Deadwood  street stairway, $38; crossing and sidewalk repairs, $220; grading Skylaik  street, $35; stumping Kimberly a no  Campbell streets, $18; gravelling Gold  and Garland streets, $100; Marguerite  street sidewalk, $23; repairs to bridges,  $40; engineer, $212; street cleaning and  general repairs, $137; city' team, $276.  Of this total, all was.cliarged lo maintenance with the exception of $41  charged to"capital account.  No extensions were made to the distribution system during the year but  the benefits of the mains laid two  years ago were more fully appreciated  by property holders living near by as  evidenced from the fact that of the 19  new services installed, 17 were in connection with these extensions. Mr  Johnson notes as a further evidence of  the wisdom of making these enlargements that the revenue from the  Church and Kimberly main is now  without considering Are protection, 23  per cent, of its cost, whilst the Government street extension made that year,  earns 33 per cent, of its cost.  During the year 19 connections were  made with the mains at a cost of  $246.20. and against this amount fees  amounting to $152 were collected, so  that the average cost to the city of installing new services was $2.82. The  receipts from water works were  S3177 and costs of management $493  leaving a net profit of $2350. The profits in the preceding year were only  $778. There are at present 31 services  out of commission. With the exception of the tank the whole system is in  good condition.  Unanimity of public sentiment crystallized Monday when the Mayor and  members of the city council were elected by acclamation. George R. Naden  succeeded himself in-the civic chair.  The personnel of the city council is  unchanged with two exceptions, the  two new members being Duncan Mcintosh and Ralph Smailes: who replace  K. McKenzie in the north ward and  Duncan Ross? M. P. in the south ward,  respectively? Four nominations were  made in' the latter ward, but the withdrawal of T. M. Gulley rendered an  election unnecessary.  G. B Taylor, returning officer, received the following nominations:  Mayoralty���G. R Naden, nominated  by J. J. Caulfield and Dr. R. Mathison.  Aldermen���north ,: ward :. 'Herbert,  Bunting, nominated by Fred. B..  Holmes and J.; J.'Caulfield.  J. J. Caultield���nominated by 'G. R.  Naden *>nd W. B. Fleming. ;  >,- Duncan- -.McIn.tosl*--n>toin��tecl -,.by-\  Dr. Mathison and J.'J. Caulfield. ?.  South ward: Jas. H. McNeil���nom-V  inated.by F. H. Parker and C. J. Mc-:-  Arthur.  F. H. Parker���nominated by H.;  Bunting and G. R. Naden.  Ralph Smailes���nominated by I*. H.  Parker and C. J. McArthur.  T, M. Gulley (retired)���nominated  by D. A. Bannerman and Jas. S. Birnie.  H. L. Johnston was elected school  trustee for two years to fill the yacancy ������  caused ��� by the retirement of Ralph  Smailes. His name was-proposed by.  G. R. Naden and J,-J. Caulfield.  The  new city  council "Hll hold   its  inaugural meeting Moridaynight.  - ���The-names- of���the-police-arid_liceuse__  commissioners  have   -iot yet been announced.  A DESERVED PROMOTION  James Petrie Appointed Waster Mechanic at the Le Roi. .  The numerous friends of James Petrie of this city will be pleaded to learn  of his appointment to the position of  master mechanic at the Le Roi mine,  Rossland. Mr, Petrie and family left  for their new home on Tuesday. Those  who are familiar with Mir. Petrie's  acknowledged ability will realize that'  he will give a good account of himself.  The offer reached him a few days ago  from Tames Trevarrow, the general  superintendent of the Le Roi.  Mr. Petrie has enjoyed the advantage of a splendid training in the  United States and Canada. He was  employed for ten years looking after  the stationary plants at the coal mines  of both the Santa Fe and Union Pacific railways. His first mechanical  work in Canada was the installation of the Grand Forks water and  electric light systems. He also installed ard ran the plant at the Bonanza mine on the north fort of Kettle  river, directing the development work  as well. Mr. Petrie was also an engineer at the Granby mines for nearly  five yeats before performing the duties  of master mechanic at the Mother Lode  mine for eleven months. Recently Mr.  Petrie was the engineer in charge at  the Eugene mine, Moyie, B.C., resigning to install the new compressor plant  at the Betts & Hesperus mineon Hardy  mountain, near Grand Forks. The  continued advancement of Mr. Petrie  in his chosen profession is striking  '��� proof of his capacity and intelligence.  i" BOUND Any    CREEK   TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET  Barkister, Solicitor ,  Notary Public.  Caiilu Address :    . hallbtt."  Conns  NetlVs  Neal's  Grebuvjooo.   ft.   o.  M��LEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc  Offices: Wallace-Miller Mode, Copper street,  Greenwood,  LLC.  J. R. I3KUWK. J. 1'. McLuon.  A.   E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  dining and Engineering Surveys.  Reside ace:    Church St. 'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ARTHUR NI. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil E-nc--inker,  Dominion    an**    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD.    ;       ;      '.���       .-    B.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD B? PARKINSON,  A. M- Can- Toe- C. E.  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys on  Kettle   River   and   West  Fork promptly attended to at reg-ular  .���'���,.:��� prices.   \  Address :   FAIRVIEW P.   ��>.,. B. C  -*>0<K-K>00000<*K>0-0<>0<>-0<>0<X>00<^  We Ask Your Inspection  When in Need of  �� BLANK BOOKS,  0      STATIONERY,  OFFICE SUPPLIES,  WAILS AWE, '���.. ..,,���.. ;.",/���:.  CHINA AND  FANCY   GOOD!,  CIGARS AND  TOBACCOS.  COLES & FRITH  0-00��>0<><*��<>-0-0<>0<*K>C"K*K>-0^  Boundary Creel - Times  Honcan Ross Managing EimoR  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Pbr Ybak    2 00  Six Months 1 i"  To Foreign Coxintkies-...  2 50  -^f?*^  (UNION I-^JLABTL)  FRIDAY JANUARY 13, ITO5  Revivals of mining- activity are  usually heralded by the approach  of spring- .when organic life expands and absorbs fresh vitality.  In his hopes, plans and aspirations, man seems likewise to vary  and modify with the seasonal  changes. It is therefore anomalous and significant that mining  in the Greenwood high grade  belt, instead of slackening for  the long winter months, has  shown a cumulative and expansive tendency. More properties are  now being developed than at any  previous period in the history of  the camp. Each fortnight during the past few months has seen  work started on new propositions  with a corresponding enlargement of the local payroll. And  now with midwinter approaching the mining industry continues  to grow by leaps and bounds.  Twelve high grade propositions,  most of them either dividend-  payers or on a self-sustaining  basis, are now being, operated,  giving employmentito nearly one  hundred and fifty miners. The  outloolc for the future is still  brighter.The development of the  Coro-Canadian group, two miles  east of town, was undertaken  this week, Grand Forks people  again showing- their faith in the  possibilities of mining around  Greenwood. The next four weeks  will also witness the starting of  work on the Gold Bug, Goldfinch  and Meadowlark, equally famed  locally as high grade and promising propositions. Faith in  the camp has been amply justified by the phenomenal results  accomplished in so short a period  by the Providence, Elkhorn, E.  P. U. and Skylark. Not a failure has occured where the development work has been directed  with intelligence. The friendly  rivalry of Phoenix and Grand  Forks in "attempting to acquire  meritorious properties should  stimulate the people of Greenwood to secure their share of the  bonanzas that lie at their doors;  and if they fail to do so the responsibility can easily be placed.  From a business point of view  we have everything to gain by  welcoming outside capital which  cannot do otherwise than contribute largely to the pre-eminence  of Greenwood as a great mining  centre.  power. This new station and  the two big stations on the Atn--  erican side can be operated as  one plant, assuring customers,  whether on the Canadian or  American side, continuity of service. Toronto will receive the  first large block of power. In  California electrical energy is  being transmitted a distance of  nearly two hundred miles.  ��wiax��3^r4f-��.Trtxr*.*aiij��*-3-��ouoffl��.*s:f  Citizens of Greenwood may well  congratulate themselves upon  having again secured a representative mayor and city council. It  is iust as well that the talk of  nominating a candidate to oppose  Mayor Naden only ended in talk.  Mr? Naden has discharged his  duties with signal ability and  inaugurated a new era of retrenchment and financial reform. His grasp of civic  affairs is so thorough that a continuance of the same policy may  be expected during the- current  year, with the co-operation of  aldermen united in working for  the best interests of the .city.  There still remains much to be  accomplished. We would merely  mention in passing that a reduction of the assessment would be  gratefully welcomed by overtaxed  ratepayers. .Those people who  have remained here throughout  the period of depression should  be asked to bear as light a burden as possible   in   view of the  A number of philanthropic  ladies and -reritlemen are endea-  voring to provide +he city and  district with a new ambulance.  Any object having in view the  remedying of discomfort, or the  alleviation of pain is well worthy  of public support. Iu order to  provide funds a dance will be  given iu the Masonic hall on Friday night. Everybody who can  afford it should buy a ticket for  the coming event. It matters  little whether one is able to dance  or not. Accidents are not infrequent, in the surrounding camps  and the consciousness that one  has done something towards aiding an injured brother will bring  i+s own reward.  GO  WATCHES  C LOCKS  JEWELRY  Watch Repairing a Specialty  Lt^F"'Remember a guarantee  is given with all our ' work.  JEWELLERS:  GREENWOOD.  mmmmmmmwmimmmmwmimfsii��  ��we^pi"h"g^co^mie^^ffe^ted last  year and as the city debt is comparatively small, its repayment  should be spread over as long a  period as possible. Signs are  not wanting that a revival, of  prosperity is imminent. If conditions continue to improve the  population will rapidly increase  and a greater number of people  will lessen the burden of taxation. It is a matter for congra-  tulation that ex-Mayor Smailes  has re-entered the council where  his business capacity will be  exercised in promoting tbe best  interests of the city? Duncan  Mcintosh will also prove a strong  addition to the mayor's advisers.  If he applies the same common  sense to civic affairs that he does  to opening up high grade properties the interests of Greenwood  will certainly be well looked  after.  The utilization of water power  by man is one of the characteristic features of the past decade.  In this respect the effete east is  keeping pace with the progressive west. The most wonderful  generators of electric power ever  built were set in operation the  other day in the power house of  the Canadian Niagara Power Co.,  on the Canadian side. Two of  the units were started, each being of 10,000 electrical horse  power, of which the station,  when completed, will have eleven  making its capacity 110,000 horse  The McBride governrnent secured a lot of free advertising-  over its assurances that the pro-  vincia1 -finances would show a  surplus this year. Now, however, despite the enormous increase iu taxation, a deficit is in  sight, and steps are being taken  to devise new means of enlarging  the revenue. Premier McBride  is strong on promises but stronger  in making excuses for the .state  of affairs that will shortly engage  the attention  of the legislature.  (F*  CF*  <F*  CF*  (F*  CF*  CF*  Cr*-  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  XF*  CF*  CF*  ���?=������*  CF*  CF*  Capital, ill paid up, $14,000,000..   . ?Rest....:.. I.$i0,000,000.  President.- Lord Strathcona.and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:    Hon. Gkorge A. Drdmmon*).  General Maua-rer:    E.,S   Clous-ton.  Brandies in London, Eng. j^'ln^;^; \  Iiiiv  and sell Sterling Excliaiifre and Cable Transfers  Travel 1er.��-:' Credits, available in auv part"of the world.  Greenwood Branch,   '-W; F. PROCTOR, Manager.  New ��� Yort,' Chicago.'  ; Grant Commercial an  *=%  **%  -*-*��  x=P  *m=D  te5  TiMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmMK  ?5 ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytyty$l  Nelson and Grand Forks are  arranging to send teams here to  try conclusions with the local  curlers. The visitors will receive a right royal welcome as  Greenwood hospitality, and especially, that dispensed by our  Scottish citizens, is proverbial.  It has been tritely observed that  the best characteristics of men  are evoked and enduring friendships established in the comradeship that is associated with well.  contested curling matches.  With the inauguration of a passenger service to Phoenix over the Great  Northern, Frank Royer will discontinue his stag-e service between Grand  'Porks-ancl���Green woodi-==--Phen cef or tlr  he will cover the route between here  and Phoenix.  .<���*-  SS5��F-rs*SOWS.-  ���s*<if.��jj5>*s*��-  "���'*f!"'"W.'Y**'"  Ki& BOUNDARY VALLEY LODGE  No. 38, I. 0. O. F.  Meets every   Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in  the  1. O. O. F. Hall.    A  cordial luvi tation is ex  tended lo all 'sojourning brethern.  W. Elson Fred B. Ho'.mbs.  N. G. Rcc.-Sec.  DR MATHISON    DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD  -  -  B G  02EEL "VICTORIA BC  SPECIAL-  JANUARY OFFER j  40 piece Eng-lish C  ina  Tea Sets  The   Set.  Go"fl shapes and dei-iirns in  Pale Blue. Sape Green and  Coral. Sets contain 12 cups and  Saucers, 12 plates, slop basin,  cream Jug* and two cal<e plate-.  This is the best value we have  ever offered.  All above Sets Hiivc Good 'Edges  ,Cnt this out and send \rith yonr order.  BOBana-mHBB-a  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  I  REPRESENTING  ^  Stocks  The   Phoenix  Fire.-Assur-  '  anccC.o. of London,'ling-.  Liverpool and London and ]  i Globe Insurance Company.  i The British   America   A.s-  i surance Co.,  of Toronto.  The    Caand'ati    B irk beck!  Li-vestment   nnd   Savings]  'Co.  Real  GEORGE   R.    NADEN  "�����-���-  Estate  MANAGER  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ���*  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ~ *%* ty, *,?o ty ty ty, ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tty ty ty ty ty tty m  M PANADIALRffi OErQMMERGE  With Which is Amalframatei  HE BANK 0FBRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up capital ;...... $8,700,000  .Rest...:..:..;.       3,-500,000  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over     83,000,000  London Office, ������*,���,,���.. Wm. Gray      (�����������.-  60 LomhardSt.E.C. New York Agency   . h. _. Wker-1 A*ent8>  16 EXCHANGE PLACE.  In addition the Bank lias 107 branches- and ri-jeiicie^ in Canada and tli    Diiited   States,  including' tlie folloiviii-f in Uritish Columbia and tlie Yukon Territory.  ATI", IX. -GREENWOOD..  CRASGRCOir,       fKAMLOOPS.  DAWSON. EA OYSM1TH,'-  FERNIE.  Branches in the United States:  NEW YORK;      SAN FKAVCISCO.       I'ORTL/lNiV,      SEATTLE,     SKAGWAY  Deposits received, exi*linn<re  Ixt-iirlil   ami  sold and everv descrii)1ioti of   banking  business transacted, * GREENWOOD  BRANCH,  W. ALLlSOfi. Manager.  mmmtmmmmm mm^m  NANA I "XO, VANCOUVER,  .  NELSOX. VICTORIA,  ' N. WESTMINSTER, WHITE HORSE,  NORWICH. UNION   -   -   -  Established 1797  HARTFORD -   - Established 1794  AETNA        - -      -  Established 1819  Insurance Co. of N.America, Established 1792  CALENDONIAN -;       Established 1805  SUN - -        -    Established 1710  I FOR RATES APPLY TO  1     -Y"1!   I/I^I.-'T**-  DGES  AGENTS, atfAi^SSjBumjf.jfaiu.i^ia^'aissaa'aii Mas*.  sP^isr^^^  _ ,.��*M��Uii*Uri*S��fStXn~  BOUNDARY    CREEK   TIMES.  -0<>-00<>00-CK-K>OOCKK)0<><>0-00-CK>0-0<>  ISIL*  ��T'  C*<>CK*-<H"X>1'"*<K>OC-^^  Ronald C. Campbell-Johnson, M. E..  of this citv. contributed an interestinjr  article on*'minincr' in the?Boundary to  tl.e last number of the B. G. Mitiirijr  Exchange. He claims that copper ores  are being mined and smelted here at ;���  lower r.\te than elsewhere. Under  ground miningy Mr. Campbel 1-Johnson  declares, has been reduced in thr  Boundary t-> 96 cents per ton, or fifty  per cent, of the cost of open cut or  glory hole work. Smelting and con  conentlng are given a". Si,35 per ton.  All -the costs do not exceed $3.1)0 pes  ton, a figure that i.s not: equalled evei.  by'the Tennesse Copper Co.  . ;,��ubslaulial development was carried  oiit at the Mother Lode, mine last year  The: open workings were considerably  enlarged1���in fact they are now one big  quarry, the dividing masses of ore hav  ing been broken down and sent to the  smelter. ���. Tliere,,is here a longdoubU.  track-..adit,* from which" .half a.dozen  raises have been made to tlie quarries  above". "The consolidation oF th--  crushing plants having been decided  upo.ti,' a new.tuiuieJ..was driven to intersect the main shaft from which the  200-foot and 300-foot levels were opened,' on the same level as the quarry  tunnel. At the shaft a large pocket  has. been, excavated, and this will dis-  charg"'e the 4 to 5 ton' skips, obtained to  re-place-the cages previously used. Tin  'skips will empty into a bin at the head  of the shaft, the ore passing thence to  either one of ;i pair of Jincques-Farrell  r-1     '���',    !      . -     ." .i  crushers." Th'e'.e crushers will beoper-  aled by ,two eugni^s driven by cotn-  "���prgssed air���so arranged that either  engine can drive cither crusher, thus  reducing ch;inees of stoppages bv  breakdowns In either engines or crushers. "A belt conveyor' will take the  jCruslied ore to lh<; main orceins. Tlie  diamond -drill has been used underground during recent months with  good results, one holeproving the occurence   of very   good  magnetic   ore  down to the 345 feet belowthe bottom  of the shaft? at' which point the drill  was withdrawn.  TAX SALE.  G. B. Taylor, city treasurer, held an  adjourned tax sale Wednesday at the  city hall. , Ten lots were sold for approximately $200. The remainder of  the unsold lots, over 125 in number,  were bid in by Mr; Taylor on behalf of  the corporation. All these properties  may be redeemed by the late owners at  any time within the next twelve  months.  MAY WELL BE DES.  IGNATED   AS   THE  ELEPHANT ,������  As we CERTAINLY have the  ���\>*  i   \y-f~~(rr~r+ s*-"C"  TRUNKS  A great many took   advantage of our  reduction    sale   during   trie   last  month but our stock is still too  large so we will continue  giving  20 PER CENT OFF  FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS  HUE 00 ,  O<>0-O0-0<K><K>00<H>0:0<>0^0<H>0<^<XH>  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work  and  Inside Finish,  Etc  . ESTIMATES FURNISHED-  OO O-QOOC O OCOOOO OOO O O.Oi.>0 O *.:> C>;  ..�����  '-  \-**.& !  Synousis of Regulations!for Disposal of Minerals on Dominion Lands in "Manitoba, the  Northwest Territories   and   tlje   Yukon  Territory.  Coal.���Coal lands may be "purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal' and $20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  can be acquired by one individual or  company. Royalty at the fate of ten  cents per ton of 2000 pounds shall be  collected on. gross output.  Quart'/..���Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining" location.  A free miner's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five, upon payment in advance of $7.50  per annum for nn individual, and from  ��50 to SlOO per annum for a company,  according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered coal  in place, may locate a claim 1500x1500  feet by marking out the same with two  legal posts, bearing location notices,  one at each end on the line of the lode  or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen d;i.ys if located within ten miles  of a mining recorder's office, one additional flay allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The fee  for recording a claim is $5 00.  At least $100 must "he'expended-on  the claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid,:the  has been expended or.paid, 'the locator  ���may, upon having a survey made) and  upon complying with the other requirements, purchase the land at'Sl'.OO  an acre.  Permission may be granted by -the  'Minister of the Interior to: locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon Territory, of-,an  area not exceeding 160 acres. ���  The patent   for   a   mining location  shnll provide for the payment  of roy-'i  salty on the sales not exceeding five per  cent.  Placer Mining, Manitoba and ,the  "N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, $5 'renewable yearly. On the North Saskatchewan rirver claims for either bar or  bench' the former being '100 feet long  and extending between high and low  '<water- mark. ,The latter includes'bar  ^diggings, but extends back to .the base  .of the hi.11 or bank, but not '''.exceeding*:  ���1000 feet. Where steam power is used,  iclaim's 200 feet wide may ;b "* obtained.  Dredging in the .rivers of Manitoba  and theN? W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory.-���A free miner-may obtain only two leases of five miles each  for a term of twenty years, renewable  in the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  . The leasee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river below low water mark, and subject to  the rights of all persons who have, or  who mav receive entries for bar diggings or bench claims, except on the  Saskatchewan river, where the lessee  mav dredge to high water marl- on  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee Shall have a dredge in-  operation within One season from the  dnte of the lease for each five miles,  but wlip-rp a person or company has  obtained more than one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fract  iori'is^uffjcient ~Re.ntat;1 S10~per annum for each mile of river leased.  ���Royalty at the rate of two and. a half  Tier cent collected on the output after it  exceeds F10.000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory���  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted tr>. a free mi tier for a term of  'wpn+"v-v<virs. -i1��o renewable.  Tin* l,--:����*p*s' i-itrh* ��<s ennfinod tn the  *nhn"ir*,n:r-'' *>(""������= nr bars in the river  bel��w Ion* water ii-in*-k, that bnundnry  to he (ixod by its positron on the 1st  dav of August in the rear of the date  of the lease.  Th**- lessee shall hn.v'* one dredge in  nper.-ttnn within two years from the  date if the lease, and one dredge for  eai-h five ttiiles. within six "years from  such dale Rental $100 .per mile for  first year, and $10 per mile for each  suriseqiient vear. Royalty, "same as  placer mining  Placer ���mining in the YiiKon Territory���Crei'k. gulch, river and hill  claim"* shall not exceed 250 feet in  length, measured on the base line or  eeuera' diro'elion of the creek or gulch,  the width being 1.000 to 2,000. AH  other  placor  claims  shall   be 200 feet  gov"' '  ��.,ia nnes are marked by two 'egal  ���posts, one at each end bearing notices.  "Entry must he obtained within ten  days, if the claim is within ten miles  of mining recorder's office. One additional dav allowed for each ten miles  or fraction.  Tli<v ppr��nn or cnmpnnv staking a  claim must hold a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitle'* to :��� i-laim of 1,000 feet in length,  and if 1*11- ttarty consists of two 1,500  altojrelher. on the output of which no  royalty will hp charged, the rest of the  partv ordinary Haitis only.  Entry fee Si0 Rovaltv at the rate  of two and Tie half percent, on the  value of the gold shipped from the  Yukon territory to be paid to the Com-  fftrollcr  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining--claim on e^ch  seperate river, creek or gulch, but the  same*miner may hold any number of  claims by purchase, and free miners  may work their claims in partnership  by filing notice and paying fee of 52.  A claim may be abandoned,-and.an^  other ob'ained on the same creek,  gulch or river, by giving notice and  paying a fee.  Work must he done n claim each year  to^ the value of at least of $200.  A. certificate that work has been done  must be obtained each year. If not,  the cLaim shall he deemed to be abandoned, and open to occupation and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in tha  Yukon Official Gazette.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands'in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory are open to prospecting.fpr;  petroleum, and the minister .mayreserve for, an individual or company  having machinery on the land to be  prospected, an area of 640acres Should  the prospector discover oil in paying  quantities, and satisfactorily establish  such discovery, an area not exceeding  640 acres, including the oil well and  such other land as may be determined  will be Sv'ld to the discoverer at the  rate of SI.00 an acre, subject to royalty  at such rate as may be specified by  order-in-council.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy .of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa  01  RAILWAY.  Tbe only all rail route between points cast  west, and sontli u> Rossi ���ind, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  "Buffet cars run between Spokane and North-  port.  infective June L+tli. 190"*.  L,BAVE  8:45 a. in.  10:40 a. ra.  7:20 a.'in.  10:35 a. m.  8:30 a; in.  Spokane.  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Porks  Republic  Arkive  6:15 p. m.  4:35 p. m.  7:20 p. m.  4:00 p. m  6:15 p. in.  In Connection With  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  TO Robert Henry Berg-man and Frederic W.  Mclfa.l��c, or to am* persons to whom they  may "have transfered tlieir respective interests In tlie "Last Chance" and ''New Oro  Fluo"'Mineral Claims, situate in tlie  Greftnwood Mining- Division of Yal j District. " ;  YOU are hereby notified that I have ex-  pfcn'ed the sura of S133.33 (our hundred  and. thirty tlirce dollars and tliirty three cents!  for assess-ment work on above mentioned  claims,such being* required and lioces-sary ��� to  hold the same for the year endinu* 2!st June,  1104-, tnKkr the prqvisious of the MmeialAct  anil Aiiieiidin-r.' Acts, and if at tne expiration of  ninety dij-iifn>,ii the dale of the first -publication' of litis notice in the "Boundary Creek  Times'' ���van fail or refuse lo contribute \ otir  portion of such expettdituie namely S25.00 due  1>y you Ri1)crt Henry Hcrg-uian ami S20.+1 due  byyoii Erederlc W. Metallic, totr'-tlier with all  coats of adv-ertislng, your interests in said  mincaral claims sliall "become vested i[i mc  (your c<i-(-iwiicr(iipoii filinir In Ihe proper office  in tliat behalf tlie affidavit required by section  4 of the-"Mineral Act Amendment Ac' 191)0.*'  l>at��cl tills "tli day of November, 1904.  MARIAN ATWOOD.  JyaRl issue Feb. 7.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To ANDREW HA MILTON, or io any person  or versons to whom lie mav have transfered  his Interests in the GREAT   LAXII"   and  -TW IN mineral  claims situate at Summit  Camp In the Greenwood Al in in ���! Division of  . Tale I list rid.  YOU arebcreby notified that we have ex-'  ��� lietidticl tlie sum of S2(��l 0U for work on rlic  above mentioned claims and $3.00 fur recording-  lie same'for an assessment on ������nch. such be-  rig required and necessary to hold the said  clalnisfor Hie year endlui; the 3rd day of September, WtM, under tlie provisions of the Mineral Act and Amending Acls: aud if at the  expiration of ninety days'from the daieof  "ifSt-pii1)*ication of tiiis notice in the'Boundary.  Creek Tillies, you fall or refuse to contribute  yotii portian of such expenditure namely, S6S.33  togp.tliftr vvitli all costs of advertisinu: your interests in said mineral claims shall become invested in us (,v*oar,co-o > iters| upon filing in the  proper oBicc' in that behalf lite affidavit required by Section 4 of the "Mineral Act  Amending Act,.19O0."  Dated tliisiarid day of December,-1904.  ���TfiOMAS KERMEBN  THOMAS CORKHI ",!..  GREAT  NORTHERN  RAILWAY  TICKETS All To'POINTS  SHORT'LINE TO  ST:   PAUL,    DULUTH,     ttii.NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO :uul ALL I OINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOM-'   VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all *t ACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace .and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and   Buffet   Smoking Library  <";i r.  2 Fast Trains Daiiy 2  ___.Kprrates. foiders_aiid_ ftill information ...regardiriff tri]ji,"_cini-6Ti "6r���address-a' a��*ent of the S. F. & N. Railway,,or  H, A. Jackson, H. Branut, '  G. f. & i>. a., ���c. p. & T. A-,  Spokane 7sl W Riverside Ave  Wash. Spokane, Wash  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements-.  NOTICE.  "Teutonic Fractional''.' Mineral Claim, situate  ill tlie Greenwood Miniii<r Division of Yale  District; Where located: In ;i")ead\vood  cam]),adjoining-the "Emerald'?.claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we, John W. Erost.  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS0.149 and  Nf. McMynn. -Free Miner's Certificate No.  B85,502, intencl, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to tlic Mining Recorder for a certificate of .'improvements, for the purpose yf obtaining a crown .Gran I of,the above claim  Aud" farther take notice that action, under  section 37, mast be commenced before the issu-  andeof such Certificate of Improvement!'.  Dated this 7th daj'-of October. A.D. 190+.f  �� John ~SV. (-"host.  M. McMynn. '  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.*  NOTICE.  "Bostoii,"-"St. I,ouis" and "Toronto" Mineral  Claims,  situate in the .Greenwood   Miiiing  Division of YaleDistrict.     Where located  On Cranberry creek.  TAKE MOTTCE that T. A. E. Ashcrpft, act-  iiig*as a<reiil for John ?f. Gredeii, Free  Miner's Certificate No./B80S4T," intend; sixty  days froiH the'date hereof,,to apply to tlie Miu-  itnf Recorder for a Certificate of [niprovements  foi the purpose of obtaining a Crown" Grant of  tli* above claims.  Anil further talce notice thai, action, under  section J7, must be commenced "ocfore the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Ua.t<"d this 1st day of October, A. D., 1904.  (A.KBERT. E. ASHCROFT, PX.S.  MINERAL ACT 1896.'  Certificate of Improvemenls  NOTICE.  "ST/ATE FORMATION" Mineral Claim, situate in tlie Greenwood  Minintr Division of  ,. Tal�� District.   Where located:. In Smith s  '".catnip.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H./JIallvtt. as  lajrent-for Kenneth C. I"./!i'*ritli, Fiee  Ml iter's. Certificate No. :.Ii85G29, intend sixty  daTS from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for aCertificate of Improvements,  ���fnrjth'e-p a rj)ose_ol^qbtaininc <\L _C*t��>."*yjl J^i!?11^-!.-  the a1>ovc claim. ���  Aild further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issiia.nce   of    such    Certilicate    ol    linprove-  Dated this 21st day of December, A. I)., 1904.  I..H. HALLETT.  . .   RAILWAY...  ������LOWEST RATES  BEST TIME  HAST  TORONTO  MONTREAL  NEW YORK  MAKT1ME  PRONINCES  NEW ENGLAND   ���  WEST  VANCOUVER  VICTORIA,  SEATTLE *  CALIFORNIA POINTS  UNEQUALLED PASSENGER SERVICE  Standard and tourist sleepers, couches  and dining cars.  TOURIST SLEEPER  SERVICE  M'liOl ncsday,  ThSirsday,    Saturday, for  Seattlfeand Vancouver.  m? A QT Leave Dunsmore Jet.  for  CiAOX  "Wednesday and Suud  real,  day.  Monday  and   Friday,  Toronto,  ay.   For Mont-  For*  Boston   Hri-  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP AGENCY  Throiifrh  boolti'iiys to and from Great  Uritkin and the continent.  For -rates,   folders,   and   tickets apply  tn local agents or to  E. R. REDPATH,   Agent  GREENWOOD, B. C.  J. S  E. J- COYI,E,  A..G- P.A. Vancouver  CATER,  D.P.A.Nelson.  ������n-vlERAL AC?. ' '  Cei' '?ir..3..e of improvernen-.  NOTICK  "Maine" Mineral Clai'ii -it.iate in <*ivfii*>v.icid  Milling Division of Yale District Where  lccated:   On Hoiseshoe Moniitain.  TA.KE NOTICE that we. N. 10. Peterson,  Free Miners' Certificate, No. IMS.OSS S. T.  Larsuii, Free Miner's Certificate. No. I1SG.320,  and M. T. McMynn. Free Jriiner's Certificate  No. B85,502, , intend,' sixty days from the date  bertof, to apply to the Mininir Recorder ior a  Certificateof Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining   a Crown Orant of the above claim.  And further  take  notice  that  action, under  section 3"7, must becommenced liefoe. the  issn-  anceof such cert'ficateof improvement**..  Dated ibis 20lli day of September A. I). 1104.  N. E. Pktkrson  S. T. Larskn-  '���' ' M. T. McMyns.  S.BARRY YUILL  PKACT3CAI.      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWETXKK.  AU -arorkgniaranteed    GREENUOOL).  mnii i ������!���' T*^a^iijui it i Jifc. Jig^! -imp"  "v  r3M5C5r*s*a3a5i  -uir.r^JUMj.wt^.,irfmtHjitjaL^���J  i>hi.i'l"V  ^jij-n-J. ggffft"^1* ���jr^r���ws:  ^  lit-     -4T       r*~* mm m..t�� t -n-v j   t      oA *�� BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  (JOTT-TO-I) TO  ,       li1  ^P  S STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1904  General Revenue Account, January 1st to December 31st. 1904.  To tire department expense S  Police department-expense .  Street sprinkling*           General expense, including salary  of bandmaster .   ,   Office expense            Leg*al expenses ..  ......  Interest and discount     Charity   Advertising and stationery   Street repairs and maintenance  Fire nnd light, city hall   Board of health   Street lig*htitijr   ���  School expense   Expenses re tax sale   Depreciation ���written off���  ,  Isolation hospital..  71 15  Street improvement .......:....    2,842 90  Property account  39 25  Municipal buildings .?        779 30  Bonus account....... .;:        710 00  Cemetery '.    ���   178 90  Fire department    441 70  City band  . ;...:..?. ,   .20 25  School building  '.'.....:         607 15  __ <j  Balance   transferred   to   city   of  Greenwood account  ....  2.216  26  303  25  232  00  944  52  1,360 00  625  00  775  83  10 00'  258  70  1,970 64  284  55  397  50  1,272  00  1,786 93  239 25  ��� By gross :i mount of taxes collectable  for  general   purposes   as  per  tax roll : '. S 9,789 85  Less  a lli-nvatice  to  persons:   who  paid prior to October 31st         813 60   $    8,976 25  Profit on -waterworks (gross)     3 775 77  Less depreciation, 5 per cent ....       1,425 40   .g    2,350 37  Interest   collected   on   arrears of  general taxes  .1,139 96  Trade licenses  1,120 75  Liquor licenses  5,755 00  Dog tax   .. 200 00  Road tax  124 00  Tax Statement, December 31st, 1904.  SPECIAL TAXES,   '98,' .'99,  AND  1900.  1904  Jan. 1    To balance owing....S     969 03  5,690 60  1,317 33  S  19,666 33  $  19,666 33  By cash paid during year $  Balance due   499, 02  470 01'  $     969 03  SPECIAL   TAX,  1901.  $     969 03  Jan. 1, 1904  To balance owing-  ...$  1,874 57  $   1,874 57  SPECIAL   TAX,   1902.  Bv cash paid during vear........$  1,293 20  Balance due        581 37  $ 1,874 57  Jan. 1, 1904  To balance owing-  $  4,499 05  By cash paid during year $ 3,664 90  Balance due         834 15  $ 4,499 05 J  SPECIAL  TAX, 1903.  $ 4,499 05  Jan. 1. 1904  To  balance owing*..  5.H0 35  By cash paid during year $  4,246 00  Balance due        894 35  Jan. 1, 1904  To amount collectable as per  $  5,140 85 |  SPECIAL- TAX, 1904.  Jan. 1, 1904  :$ 5,140,35  tax roll:  ..$  8.97.4 00  Receipts and Expenditure Account. January 1st to December 31st. 1904.  By cash paid during year $  4,605 20  Balance due ��.      4,368 8C  Toicash on hand, general'  ...35     193 70  cash on hand, in bank... ......:*.....       364 37  cash on hand, debenture in.'acct       130 51  ���        ���..���.:-��� '���' ���$  cash, on deposit,   sinking  fund *'.*  account.:..: :.?. ......:  $  Water consumers   Special tax '98, '99, 1900........ ���.;.. . 499 02  General tax '98, '99, 1900 ?....... ���' 874-76  Special tax 1901...:  =1,293 20  treneral tax 1901  2,159 01  Special tax 1902'...?.'.'....      .. 3,664 90  General tax 1902:..-,.,..:,..,...-.  4.395 40  Special tax 1903 ......,..: ;4,246 00  General tax 1903  ...?.....  4,629 75  .   Special tax 1904 ?..............r  4,605 20  General tax 1904 ...... ...............?.... 4,211 45  Interest on special takes .;..:.......... ?    920 86  Interest on general taxes..;........*?. 1,139 96  Sundry persons gfqr *wa.ter connections  '..-...:........:'.'..'/.'.'..��� -���'���������.  *   Trades Licenses ���...../?  Liquor Licenses   Dog tax . .;.....: ?������-  Road tax..........................;?...............  Sundry  receipts ..:..........:........     ...-  Government   per   capita   grant  ;for schools   City band      .........?.......,....:... ?.....  Receipts re tax;sale   Interest   allowed   by   bank   on  .sinking  fund ..'.:...   .'.   688 58  8,334 86  3,177 00  32.639 51  162 50  1,120 75  5,755 00  200 00  124 00  33 00  1,114 15  200 00.  325 85  184 40  $ 54,059 60  By Street improvements  5  Water works capital   Purchase ot $14,60Ocle'bentures..  Bank" of Montreal, hypothecation Loan ...   Bank p�� Montreal loan account  Bills payable, Sisters' hospital  note*-.^ .���   ���Debenture interest account, including interest on hypothecation loan? .'   Maintenance of water works ....  Maintenance of fire department   -  Maintenance police department  General expense, including band  ' master's  salary   Office expense   Charity, .,..:   . Street repairs and maintenance  Fire and light, city hall   ? Board of Health       Donations to city band   {Street lighting   Kxpetise re tax sale   School  expense   School building     *  Advertising and stationery   Interest and discount   Legal expense    Fire department.capitalaccount "  ,.       Cash on hand, general        403 95  Cash on hand; in bank, general    1,915 49  ���?      Cash on hand, in bank,   Debenture interest account    1,045 32  Cash on deposit, sinking fund  account   51 25  537 80  12,400 00  7,000 00  8,000 00  1,000 00  5,671 49  ���493 98  1,919 26  278 25  944 52  1,360 00  10 00  1,524 43  254 55  379 50  231 25  1,272 00  565 10  2,805 08  347 10  258 70  775 83  625 00  391 76  3,364 76  1,597 99  $ 54,059 60  Balance Sheet, December 31st, 1904..  LIABILITIES.?  Debentures issued���. ���'���'-.''  25,000 at 92 .: ....:....$23;000 00  30,000 at 101........   30",300 00:  15,000 at 101......... :..:.A.A...:......     15,150 00  3,600 at par bonus tc B. C. Copper Co .:.?.........:.?...     3,600 00  5,000 at 96e.       ...    4,800 00    .  78,600 ���'���".'.. $76,850 00  .,-  Less debentures redeemed  5,n00at90 '..*'$ 4,5.(10   ?  ,^^^^^^=^a,000^at,90^:.1.:-.,.^.----900..-?.,_. ___:   10,U00 at 85    8,500  3,600 for '...?....    3,000  19,600 16,900    . ���$ 59,950 00  59,000  Bank of Montreal, hypothecation.of  debenture account .'.  '8,000 00  Debenture interest accrued to  December 31st,  but not payable  till due  ?        1,683 00  Salaries for December'..   434 00  Special   revenue   account,   sinking  fund  21,305 40  City of Greenwood account,   being  excessof assets over liabilities 43,396 48  $134,769 88  ASSETS.  Cash on. ha-hd, general $  Cash in bank, general   Cash in bank, special   Cash on deposit, sinking fund acc't  Taxes in arrears���.  '98. '99, 1900 *.   1901 .'   1902.;,   1903..., :   1904...? "...*   403 95  1,915 ,49  1,045 32  1,241 44  1,572 58  1,839 90  1,867 40  9,133 60  3,364 76  1,597 99  Sundry persons.for water-rent?  Sundry debtors   Street improvements       Wa ter-works.   Cemetery :.:..;...  Isolation  hospital .   City map    '. .,.: .....:.....  Fire department  ....  City band : :...  Municipal buildings '.  School b lilding...... ...  Bonus account ,. .*   ���$ 15,654 92  ���1438"75  19 79  54.517 31  27,083 36  3,400 64  640 60  375 25  3,975 36  182 00  7,013 60  11,535 55  4,970 00  $134,769 88  This  Balance Sheet is true and correct and shows the true financial position of the City on December 31st, 1904'  Q W? E.   HQDGES,  Chartered Accountant,  Auditor.  Special Revenue Account, January 1st to December 31st, 1904-  To Debenture Interest for the year  for debentures issued and  hypothecation   account   Amount required for sinking  fund as per by laws   Balance ......  5,073 64  3,321 23  1,684 39  $   10,079 26  By gross amount  of special   taxes  collectable as per roll   For Debenture interest....S  5,659 30  For Sinking fund         3,314 70  Interest collected on special  taxes   Interest allowed by bank on  sinking  fund..  ���  -S 8,974 00  920 86  134 40  $  2 0,079 26  $ 8,974 00 |  GENERAL TAX,   '98,   '99,  AND   1900  S   8,974 00  Jan. 1. 1904.  To balance owing   ...$ 1,646 19  By cash paid during year......$     874 76  Balatlce due ..............;.       771 43  S 1,646 19 |  GENERAL TAX,  1901  $ 1*646 19  Jan. I, 1904.  To balance owing....  ..$ 3,150 22  By cash paid during year..... $.2,159 01  Balance owing ....?.        99121  S 3,150 22 !  general Tax, 1902  $ 3,150 22  Jan. 1, 1904.  To balance owing $ 5,401  15  O  Bv cash paid during year $ 4,395- 40.  Balance due     1,005.75  $ 5,401 15  GENERAL TAX,   1903  Jan. 1, 1904.  To balance owing....... '.:..;.$ 5.602 80  $ 5,401 15*  By cash paid during year $  4,629 75  Balance due  ..       973 05  Jan. 1, 1904. ^  To   amount   collectable    for  general purposes as per  tax roll S 9,789 85  $ 5,602 801 - $  general Tax, 1904  ��� *���  By cash paid during year '..-...'.  Rebate allowed to persons paying prior to  October 31st   Balance due   $ 9,789 85  TOTAL AMOUNT OF  TAXEs  IN  ARREARS  Special taxes  1898  '99, 1900 S 470 01  Special  taxes 1901 581 37  do           1902 834 15  do           1903 8*^4 35  do        "   1904 4,368 80  5,602 80'  4,211 45  813-^60  ..     4,764 80  S  9,789 85  General taxes 1898  '99, 1900 ......$     771 43  General taxes 1901       99L 21  do 1902    1,005 75  do 1903       973 05  do 1904    4,764 80  -S 7,148 68  -S 8,506 24  S 15,654 92  Greenwood? B.C, Jau. 9th, 1905  To._ti-ie.Maypr_and_Alder_mi��n.__ ; j ^ ;   Corporation of the City of Greenwood. >*  Gentlemen:���I have examined the djoWs and vouchers of the City of  Greenwood for the year and they are all in order mid correct.  I herewith enclose Balance Sheet, receipts' and expenditures account, general revenue account, special revenue account and tax statement.  The receipts and expenditure account shows the actual receipts and disbursements of the city for the vear and need no explanation.  The general revenue account shows on ihe credit side tlie amount of taxes  levied fur general purposes only, aud the tut;u revenue of the ciiy for general  purposes from all sources, including the profit on the waterworks which has  been credited with 5325.00 for hydrant rental aiul charged with '.$1,425 40 for depreciation, which makes a nett prolit of $2,350.37 to this doparciuent.  The debit side of the general revenue account shows the gross'--, expenses of  the city for the year (exclusive of debenture interest) and depreciation on fixed  assets  The special revenue account shows on the credit side the amount levied for  the year for debenture interest and -sinking fund, the interest collected on  arrears of special taxes and the nmoiint all'iwed by the'bank <>n the sinking  fund; oh the debit side is shown the amount paid for debenture interest and  hj-potiiecation account and theatnoutit required 113* the bv laws for .sinking fund.  Tht;.balance sheet shows the liabilities of the city on December 31st 10 be  S59,0U0 for debentures issued, $8000 due the Bank of Montreal on hypothecation account and $2118 for sundries, in all S69.118-us against $100,290.85 on Ihe  1st of January, which is a decrease of $31,172 85; against this there i- now  only"51,597,99 in the sinking fund as S12,254.00 was taken out during the y��ar  to redeem debentures.  The amouut which now, according to the by-laws, should be iu the sinking -.  fund is 318.005.26, but 5t7.9'7 has been withdrawn during the years 1903 and  1904   for  the redemption   of debentures  which  would 0:113' leave a balance of ,.  3*8 76 due the sinking fund.    As there is now $1,57".99 on deposit in this fund  there is a surplus in cash of Si.521.23 and in outstanding taxe-i belonging'to the  sinking fund $2,638,48.  The item, special revenue account, sinking fund $21,305.40 a|ipt*:'ri��ig in the  halance sheet amongst the liabilities is the total amount of taxes U-vie 1 by the  city for sinking fund purposes since incorporation.  ���      ��� W. E. HODGES,  Chartered Accountant.  Auditor. ,.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Pa'adora" and "Snmmerest" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos' Mining Division ��f  YaleDistrict. Where located: Two miles  east of Kettle River and one mile-north of  Fire Valley Cr ek.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, John B. Old.  Free Miner's Certificate. No. B 83647.  acting as agent for Arthur H. Old, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B8364S, and *��in.  H. Pag-e, Free Miner's Certificate No. BS.1649,  intend, Sixty days from the'rtate hereof 10  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grants of the above claims  And further take notice  that action, under  section  37, must he commenced "before the issuance of sach Certificates of Imorovenieins.  Dated :h)a 12th day of January A. D., rt05.  JOHN B. OLD. Fire Valley, B.C.  MINERAL ACT  Ceriificate of Improvements.  ��� UOTICE  "Meadow View No. 2" Mineral Ctal in. situate  in the ���jsoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District. "Where located: On entile north  of Fire Valler Creek and four miles east of  Kettls River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John B. Old acting  aprent for myself Free Miner's Certificate  No. I! 83647, intend sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining* Recorder fora  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining* a Crown Grant of tlie above claim.  Ard fuither take notice that action, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of January. A. D. 1905.  JOHN B. OLD, Fire Va.lley, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate 0* Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Globe" Mineral Claims, shunted in the Greenwood Mining* Division of Vale District.  Where located:    In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. 3i. Shaw, ai^ut  for "William Law, Free Miner's TeriiM  cate No B80518, and John Gray. Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS0551. intend sixtj-  days s'rom the date liereof. to apply to it���'.���  Mining-Recorder for a.certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Gram of the above clai ni.  And further take notice that action,  nnder  section 37, must be ci'iinnenced  before the issuance of such Certifw*:tteof Improvements.  Dated this 2>ih dav of Decernbt-r A D. 19(14.  *   C.&SHAW, P.L.S.  MINERAL, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  *x��  12   iV-icti'mai"   mineral claim  siln.-ite in  iliu (irreiiwiMKl   Mining;   Divisior.   of   Vale  District.    Where   located:     In   Providence  oil nip.  TAKK NOTICE that I. M. I").- Schenck,   Free  Miner's Ceriificate No: B55c93iiitenrt.sixlyda.ys  fr.iru 'lie d:ite  Itoreof.  in apply  tc  tlie Mininir  Ii<rei>ri!r.i' l'..r a Certificate of Improvements, for j  the purpose of olitaininjr a   Crown ���"!rant ot the i  abov.- claim., j  And   urther take   notice   that   act'on. under }  section 37, must be commenced before   the issu  nnceof such Certificateof Iintirovenients.  '"i.-ited this 29th day nf Dec   A. D.. IflOi.  M. D. SCHENK.  MOTICE is hereby g*iven that the Nicola  Kitiuloops and Similkameen Coal and  Kailvvay Company will apply tu the Parliament of Canada, at the ensutuir Session thereof,  foriiu A-:t declaring that the said ��'ompany is,  and has been since its Railway was b.r 3  Edward VII, C. 16+. declare.i to 1>e a work for  the jreneral advaiitajre of Canada, :t Company  miller tln> lejrislative jurisdiction of the Par--  liametit of Canada, and autlmrizin-i* the i 'om-  paiiy to vo'i^^ruct and operate in o.xieii-ioa of  ilu- 'Railvay it is now authorize 1 Kicons'ruct,  a Kiiilivnv from Osoyoos Lake to a poiut at ��� r  near Grand Forks with power t-i connect with  the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Kailway  at or near Grand Forks, and with the Columbia  and Western Kailwav at or n<;a ��� Midway, and  extirinlinqr the times limited by the Acts re-  spoctinjr *heCompany for the commencement  and completion of its undertaking;, and for  other piirposps.  Ilnti-d at Toronto this 7th'dav  of December  1904.  H. S  OSLER,  Solicitors for the Applicant, \*  BOUNDARY  GREEK  TIMES  ti r  The Phoenix pav roll last month ex  ceeded 850,900.  Three   shifts   are now  employed al  the Brooklyn mine.  A   night shift   is to be added to the  Skylark -force at an early date.  Diamond drilling-   is  in  progress on  the lower levels of the Granby mines.  The glory hole at the Rawhide mine  continues to maintain a daily output of  350 tons. "'  The average price'of silver for 1904  was 57.25 cents; the average price for  1903 was 53.4-L. .'���'���'?'���  The C. P. R. has a. shortage of, ore  cars. The Montreal and. Boston Co.  alone needs 20 cars daily. ,  One furnace was closed down at the  local smelter for several days this week  owing to a deficiency in the water  supply.  Granby ore shipments last year, according .to a revised statement,-were  549,703 tons, an.increase of 40 per cent,  over the shipments in 1903.  Revised  figures "fehow that- the B.C.  Copper Co. produced 1741298 tons of ore  in'1904, while the company's smelter in  that period treated 209,637 tons'..'        ��� "���    i       'i'.,  Work on the Silver Cloud, Skylark  camp, has been resumed. * The last  smelter shipments of high grade ore  ran $120 per ton, the principal values  being in silver,  > Operations in' the main workings of  the Providence1 are still "'suspended  pending repairs to bhe boiler. Four or  five men are engaged at work in the  tunnel.   *" '   The Last Chance mine has made a  phenomenal record since starting operations a few months ago. The car  now being loaded will bring shipments  to the 100 ton mark.  The E- ?'��� U. shipped three carloads  of ore iri December. The last lot ran  4 3 07,. gold, besides silver, the total  values., being $90 per ton. Shipments  will run three carloads- this month, and  Duncan Mcintosh, the manager, has  wagered that he .will .have shipped five  carloads betweon January 1st and Fi-b  ruary 15th. Mr. Mcintosh is cnthusi-  'astic about the recent improvement in  the property.  : ���' ���*!     ��� -"-*   The Emma mine, in Summit camp,  .shipped 38,000 tons-last year. The B.  C. Copper Co. o\yus a three-quarter interest in the property, the other quarter  'being-.,-held by. the -Hall Mining and  Smelting Co.-of-. Nelson. During the  past year a second incline shaft, starting from'the level of t"io lowest railway track, ,was sm-k and from the  bottom of this new *���> ���rkiug .; diamond  drill demonstrated the presence at  depth of self-fluxing,oics of improved  value.  At Monday's meeting of the shareholders of the Royal Victoria Gold  Mining Co.,-I/td.,'owning the Golden  Eagle, held in Greenwood, a resolution  was adopted authorizing the bonding  -o�� theM-hi-afc-j to  a- Spokane syndicate.  Mexico leads the world in the production of silver. The last reliable  figures published were for 1c)02) and  these give Mexico a silver i/iiijuit of  $77,800,000, coinage value. -.  -,..    '���'���..-'���  The Sally mine," west fork of Kettle  river, shipped a carload of ore to the  Trail smelter this, week. The ore is  hauled in sleighs to Midway and thence  transported by C. P. R.  Dividends from'Southeast Kootenay  mines iu 1904-have been most satisfactory. The St. Eugene paid' $70,000,  the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co'."$17-2,254,  and the North Star $120,000. a total of  $362,254.  The value of the mineral output of  British Columbia last yeaft is estimated  _at $21,133,000 a.s com pa'red-wi'th ^17^495,-  954 in the preceding' ' year.' ���* The  Boundary district is credited with a  production estimated at $4,500,000.  Harry Shallenberger , returned to  Spokane last week.-: He intimated tliat  the development of thejCre^cent mine  in Skylark camp will be resumed within six weeks. A /plant- will likely ��>e  installed. The ote on the Crescent  dump is valued at $3,000.  The refusal of the Le Roi company  to pay $15,426.47, wjiiclr-the provincial  government insists upon under the  workings of the two per'centi ta>: (in;  tne value of the ore?mined, has, resulted in a temporary seizure of a portion  of the Le Roi company's property-.   ,    ��  , The first payment of S^OOO'.on the,  Skylark boud was made, lait' week-  The amount was idei ived ' from ore  shipments. 'The capital stock is $250,  000 in shares of $1.00 each, of which  124,000 shares are in the trepu.ry.j  The first issue of 12,000 shares of  treasury stock sold for.*50 cents; per  share. .-*      .  ��� In the Granby mines last year the,  development consisted of'2,130 feet of  sinking and raising, and "3.046 feet of  cross cutting. The total lootage to  date is 26,237 lineal feet, prv about*, five  miles of underground" wq'rk'.- .This is  exclusive   of   stopes->"'"Ttie   output   to  date exceeds. l,500,000*tons. The mine  gives employment to 350 men.  : Work ori the Palmer-Mountain tunnel is being rushed as rapidly-,as possible and John Boyd is getting jefvery-  thing in shape for the beginning of  his larger schemes. At the tunnel a  force in engaged iri clearing* the  grounds for the reduction works, and  grading the roadbed for- an--electric  tram from the mouth of the tunnel to  this site.  The property is located in . Brown's  camp, on the east side of the north fork  of the Kettle river, twelve miles from  Grand Forks. One of the leading  shareholders'is S. Monitor) Barrett of-  this city. The terms of the bond have  not transpired but it is understood the  price is considered satisfactory to the  present owners.  Contracted Chronic Diarrhoea While  in the'Philippines-  "While with',the U. S. Army in the  ��hilippiues, I contracted chronic  flinrrhoea. I suffered severely from  this terrible disease for over three  yea's- and tried the prescriptions of  numerous physicians, but found nothing that did me any good until T tried  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera . and  Diarrhoea Remedy, .two small bottles  of which entirely c.ured pie and, I.have  since had no return of the disease."���  Herman Stein, 212 N., -Union. Ave.,  Pueblo, Colorado, ���For,'sale by all  ������ruggists} "  '-  J. G. LANG   PROVINCIAL   ASSAYEI?  'SpjtciAl/MiSS: Checking Smelter Returns, Concentration, Cyanide -and  J Amalgamation Tests.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  *���-1 j " *    t .   �� '  i     t  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  *  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood  >SOR   ��*f ��TEL i  <*���'     ' ERNEST J. CART1ER, Proprietor.  i V.-    -.'   ���   ���  Finest-Furnished House in the Boundary  ;Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights."  iWo- offer-'special���inducements _to__trav_e11ers as_we_have__the_  ���finest sample robins in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.    !  AWBIT��RI��M  Jan. I4th\  Philharmonic:.  Ladies Quartet  OF   CHICAGO.  PROGRAM  ....        . - PART   1  1    Quart-**!.    "Spring" Sniijj"     - -2 'ki?adiil��, -'At ihe Photographers"   Adele Davis  ���3"?t'<ivtralto Solo* "Shadow's"  .  "..'.-             ICliz'ibe'li Ferguson  ,4. ^Ou'iitet. "Rol>i:i Adair"        6 Ki-Jidiiifj'. "Aux. Italians'*    " " " ". ,'���      AdelV Davis  t  PART    II  6-.?86prari6 Solo,.���''Haymal-tins; "        ��� ���'. - -���    ''l'   " Fanny .Fersjuson  7 Violin Solo,   "Adoration".. -'..������   v,.r.,i   ���**.   ... ,i.-���-,<.' Adele Davis  ���: J8'   Dnet'"'Ofthe Nt.u*hts"' (from opera Martha)   Mendelssohn     Yates  ........ ..'- Bond  ..     ?'���... Bj*.i'ek"    ���.'... L)';ttoii':  .....N-edliam   Borowski  *   *    \  .. ....��� .Plo'tow  \  ..." Fe^usou Sisters ;  .  9  {Reading. "Synopsis ;.of a S >ciety Play in Four Acts"  Ade-le Davis ,       :-       Blatnire     ?...   .?... Kjerult  (Program subject to slight change)' .  'TT~7':i<::-  UNDER   THE   AUSPICES   OF   THE   CATHOLIC   CHURCH  Reserved'"Seats Si:       . General Admission 75c. dLildTen- 25c;  i'i  *>. i  '{>l.of_'Quartet ^"U'aif Nitr'hf  7  *s^r  When   you can.g*et' your eggs hatched  cheaper al: the Midway Poultry Plant  than it costs you to run them in a small incubator.  Largest Outfit of Incubators and Brooder's in tlie .Boundary.   Specially Built  ���      .'��� INCUBATOR    CELLARS. ..  Hatching: and Brooding capacity 1000 Chicks Per Month.  SEVERAL YEARS  EXPERIENCE  SATISFACTION     GUARANTEED  Don't'delay writing* for terms and particulars���tb'  H. H? PANNELL  ���    v��  dire  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying your Meats, Fish,  Etc: .at the   UNION   MEAT" MARKET;.  ���'A. T)r{; i  ..'.* .i'Ji.'J  -AA   .-���������'  ���'/���,;�������� !'  !'���������'���;.  ( Call  That's us  i''-  jiryrr^J~~yr*v "Vr^V-Aw-'U/jfr'  I FRED.  t '         ^  "��� -   .'.I  '���i'i'.'-.'Ji  . '   1.  J vTtn  1 \ 'I  -to oo9  I '    .  ("jjioaO  -t -  - a'-i4"*  .',  0*     ���  ���" "ij'i-."  . .*   *i .  'ri*gi  '-. t, *   '  \ ���   <A  . -'. ���  '    ii  > SO:.: '  FIRE. LIFE <&  ACCIDENT....  surance   1  ! STOCKS AND SHARES A SPECIALTY |  �� '    ' I(OCAL AG-ENT FOR C. P. R. LANDS. '   "'      !E3  g  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.      GREENWOOD, B. C. %  * DEALERS IN *  1 FURNITURE, * CARPETS,!  | LINOLEUMS, ETC.  }-   COPPER-STREET-,   ������:-��<'Mt��t'>��:**x->��t~t��'>>->v:-��->x-"-��>->:">-'>��^^  *...*.  ���������a*"-.  ti  ...WINDSOR CAFE..  HARRY G0UTTS; Proprietor   I  MEALS  AT ALL   HOURS  NIGHT OR DAY  s  ���a  *  _   -��  ��  *  ���St-  I  Dining Room, in the   Windsor   Hotel���Everything S  rh:   \i"''        Fir^t-Class,. \ ,:. ?  S-*  %\     .'���    'A*     ^     -'        '*?. '���' ���       "���-������:���������' ''  |?V     EUROPEAN  PLAN  3  -***i!("6#ft*e0��-a'��**-*-��-����o-��**����<f*��*��o��-��fa*  ��*��,*��. ��6����a*B������ff0��o����Wo����ff��#e������a��o��o$*>��'��o��oa��o������o��s  31       -: ���'- - ...'*.' **  ft  ft  **  ��  "���*'  q       .V/'t-*-.'.!;;-:'.!.-. ^   ��  *  *  V  *���  ��  ��  ���i  *.  -a  �����-  '�����m?WAA>">>>":iA'"iA  wm^i^-AA^y  7, tt r\ o"  ,' 9i.  ���  *'  ���9    ��  a  .*.' ; ��� *;  '   .��- .  *  a  U  a   .       ��� ��,.  ���s-9O-$^afta-4toaft��aoaJ9aaaaaai9a-t-a-��aaaa<!-aaoaftaaa��0aftaaeaaHxao  n.e.  ��� - 'i  1  GREENWOOD.- ?���    -_- BOUNDAhty    CREEK   TIMES.  TOWN TOPICS  W. T. Smith has returned from  Spokane.  E..Ferguson of Nelson was here last  Tuesday on business.  Birth���On the 10th inst the wife of  F. G.Engbaum, of a son.  Ernest Cartier, of the Windsor, has  returned from a trip to Butte.  The midwinter numoer of the Phoenix Pioneer will be issued within a  fortnight.  Tliere was a dance at Phoenix last  night under the auspicesof the Miners-  Union.  W. Cookson has returned from Victoria where he was successfully operated on for appendicitis.  Fred Knight,*��� of G-rand Forks, was  over this week to inspect the rich strike  in the Strathmore mine.  Capt. and , Mr. Ruger, accompanied  by. Mrs. M. A. Carpenter, all of Che-  satw,. Wash., were guests at the' Imperial this week.  The exhibit of Bay ore consisting of  quartz filled with free gold in the window of P. W. George & Co. is attracting no little attention.  Harry Small, the veteran traveller,  who has been on the road for thirty-  five years, was a visitor here this week  stopping'at the Imperial.  For;."��ale���Baby buggy with runners  conj.pl.ete, in first class condition', also  canary-bird and cage. Apply at this  office or P O box 1, city.  George D. Clark, who' is well known  in this city, was recently installed as  worshipful master of Harmony lodge,  A.F.&'A.M., Grand Forks.    .  ' There will be'a dance in the Masonic  hall tonight. The proceeds will be  devoted to the worthy object of pui-  -chasing* a public ambulance. A large  attendance is assured. Excellent  music-will be.provided.  Fred Starkey and Alex. McQueen of  Nelson, are arranging for a visit of  Nelson curlers to this city before the  end of the -month. It has also been  arratged that a scratch rink from  Grand Forks will participate.  ?W. E. Hodges, the Well known chartered accountant is about to rerhove'to  Vancouver, where he will enter into  partnership with Halliwell &Co., chartered-accountants. The genial perr  sonality of Mr. Hodges will-be greatly  missed by his numerous friends.  -  Alex-McQueen? commercial tourist,  politician and raconteur, Nelson; B.C.,  was at the Imperial this week. Between stories, Mr. McQueen found  time to expatiate on the merits of  Morena cigars. Before leaving town  he added specimens of Greenwood's  high grade ores to his list of samples.  ..W. Wilson of the Mother L,ode mine,  .gave,.a  driving p-rty  to  Midway on  .^"unday, his ten guests being fellow  - employees r and" lady friends.    Ont he  . -return trip the young people were entertained bv their genial host to dinner at the Imperial. Mrs. Graham  was heartily complimented on the  elaborate character of the menu. Before returning home the visitors were  given a vocal and instrumental treat.  W. F. Honey, of Park River, North  Dakota, left for home today after  spending a week here, the guest of  Duncan Mcintosh. Mr. Honey is interested in the Providence, Gold Bug  and E.P.U. mines. This is not his  first visit here. Mr. Honey stated that  he is well pleased with  his  mining in  vestments and added that the fame of  Greenwood's high gra<:'e mines is  spreading in the leading American  investing centres.  The Greenwood Citizens' band held  its annual meeting at the band room  Monday night. The election of officers  for-lhe ensuing year resulted as follows:  Hon. President, Mayor Naden; president, A. Eogan; Vice-President, L. B.  Hodge; Sec'y-Treas., A. D. Hallett.  It was decided to hold . an entertainment in the near future as the band is  in need of funds to purchase several  new instruments. The organization is  in first-class shape, and Bandmaster  Hallett exoects to be in even better  condition than last year.  The Associated Boards of Trade of  Eastern British Columbia will meet at  Nelson next month but the date has  not yet been announced. Greenwood  will be represented. The subjects to  be.discussed will include the following:  the organization of a department of  mines as a branch of the Dominion  service; the imposition of an import  duty on rough lumber; the encouragement of the production of zinc; the  cancellation of the reserves- on land;  assistance to a "Cuast-Kootenay railway and to the Kootenay Central railway.  The' last issue of- the Similkameen  Star contains the following personal  intelligence: "The only and original  J.. Peck MacSwain, author, critiband  circumnavigator, blew into town-last  week on the lail end of  snow storm. He came from various  points in the Kootenay and Washington, his destination being anywhere:  He is a member of the International  Typographical Union which entitles  him to craft courtesies anywhere in  the round world, He had locg ago  heard of Princeton and was only re-  ceutjy enabled to include it in his  itinerary. He thinks it an ideal situation and will come again, probably to  locate permanently."  , A telephone message from Camp  McKinney,' received yesterday,, conveyed the information that the deal  for; the purchase of the Ellis ranch in  the Okanogan had just been closed.  The estate comprises over 30,000 acres.  The new owner is an eastern syndicate  promoted byW.T. Shatford of Vefnon,  and, his brother, W. E,. Shatford, M.  P. P., of IFairview.  Geo. Rumberger was re-elected  mayor of Phoenix yesterday, defeating  W .* Delahy by 24 votes. The poll stood  Rumberger97, Delahy 73. .Aldermen:  west ward���Jas. Marshal, Thos. Roderick, and J. Carson; east ward���Ed.  Brown, 3R.,I. Birnie and D. M.clnnis.  At Grand Forks  Mayor Hamniar was  Geo. A. Rendell of Armstrong is in  town.  ' Miss McPhers'oh, Spokane, is at the  Windsor.  W. M. Law is expected home Monday  from Spokane.  Shaft-sinking at the Skvlark was  started this week.  Jeff and Mrs. Davis, Grand Forks,  are at the Imperial.  Geo. R. Stocker and wife were at the  Imperial this week.  Don't miss the Ladies Philharmonic  quartette; opera house Saturday night.  Phoenix and Greenwood aeries, F.O.  E.| installed officers here Monday  night.  S. Dilsheimer, Colville, Wash., is  here looking after his business interests.  The Bay mine continues to improve.  Free gold is still being extracted in  large quantities.  .Local inland revenue receipts for the  six months ending in December were  $7,234.24 and not $1,218 as'printed.  ���There will be readings, vocal solos  and quartettes and violin solos at the  Philharmonic concert Saturday night.  It is reported that the Granby Co.  has just acquired the Monarch, Gold  drop and other properties in Phoenix  'camp. -  A treat is in store for. mu��ic 'overs  who attend the entertainment at the  opera House Saturday night. Popular  .prices. '���''-'.���. ' .'���'���' .-  ��� F.Rosenhaupt, Spokane, a shareholder in the Last Chance Co. was here  this week on business with Manager  ���McVicair.  ,<   J; FrankFouche, dramatic artist of  a  nor'-easter'i'Chicago^^will.give an entertainment in  she was formerly troubled with,"  sale by all druggists.  For  FIRE RECORD.  COAL MINERS STRIKE.  On Sunday Jan. 1st at ;i mass meet  ing of the Coleman Miners' Union a  strike was declared against the International Coal and Coke Co at Coleman, and on the following morning  the mines were tied up, The strike  was declared with the consent of F.  H. Sherman, president of the district  Union. The mine management threat  ened to import labor so engiuemen and  firemen were called out and the fires  wen* drawn. The pumps have been  taken from the mines and everything  points to a bitter light. The men are  determined to secure the recognition of  the union.  At a public meeting of the townspeople on Tuesday a committee was  appointed to wait upon Mr. Galer to  endeavor to get him to meet the union  committee, (Mr. Galer is out of town  meeting his directors and nothing has  been heard from him. It is understood  that the International people have entered into contracts with the C.P.R. at  a very low figure and this may explain  why they refuse to agree to a scale of  wages.  The International also supplies coke  to the Granby and Boundary Falls  smelters. The president is A. C.  Flumerfelt, late of the Granby Co.  the auditorium Monday, the 23rd inst  in aide of the   proposed public school  library.  Services will be held in the Methodist church next Sunday at 11 a m. and  7:30 p?m. In the evening the pastor  will preach "its second sermon on the  Prodigal Son.  E.G. Warren's rink visited Phoenix  Monday and defeated Mr. McNichol's  rink by six points Two other local  rinks will' play Phoenix curlers at  Phoenix tomorrow.  i,.R'j; Gardom, collector of customs at  Midway, reports the follovyingstatistics  for the six months ending December  31st, last: Value of' dutiable goods  $14,065; free goods, $4,325; duty collected, $3,025.  VS(. *. G. Gaunce has returned from  Seattle where he visited his family.  Mr. Gaunce reports business as very  active at the coast. He was amazed  at the interest displayed by Spokane  I people in regard to this camp.  R Marpole, general supt. of the Pa-  1 cific division of the C.P.R.; H. J. Cam-  | bie, engineer; J.   S.  Lawrence, ditri-    i sional   supt.,   and   party   were   here  re-elected,   defeating   R.  Gaw"by"il! Th��rsday   on'a   tiiu.r   of   inspection,  votes.   John Houston wohout in( Nel-  They visited other Boundary points,  son with a majority of 15."     ���    h>   '��� '       -Lack of power  caused   the Granby  A  working-bond   on  the  Coro,and J  Canadian group in  Skylark campwas ��� ^"p1"  *^e   sam��  obtained last week.from James Slither-  Phoenix   have  land by W.  A. Harkin on behalf of a i wood's service  Grand Forks syndicate.     Th<* group i owing- to the terms of the contract with  lies between   the   Crescent and Last!the Cascade Power Co. u  Chance mines and has two w :11 defined I    On.Thursday evening  at the  home  quartz leads besides other good' show- i of Mrs. McBain aunt of the bride, Rev.  ings.    The ore in a 30-foot shaft on1 " ~  ""     ������������-.������'���- ������ *���.���*>*..  Annual Report of Chief Hallett Makes  Recommendations.  In his annual report of the lire department submitted to the city council,  Chief Hallett says:  "In reporting the doings of the fire  department for the past year I feel we  should be thankful for having passed  another year with very little, loss by  fire.  "The depaitment only had  three alarms during the year, the most  serious being at the residence of H.  W. Harris last March, and of which a  tull report was made at the time.  ���'The department at presen** cousis'.s  of 31 members, divided into three companies, one for each hose reel, and one  for the wagon, Each company has a  captain and a lieutenant and "i here is  also a chief and assistant chief. We  hold meetings semi-monthly.  "There is at present on hand 2400  feet of hose in good condition, and we ���  are pleased to note that you have  ordered 500 feet more, which will put  us in much better*shape. The team  which you purchased this year is giv-1  ing good satisfaction.  "The water supply at present is very  low, and I believe it would be well for  you to caution citizens not t,o waste,  any until spring.*'  v***<~;.*<~>.>.X~X**^  y.  Co. to blow out two furnaces this week  the   same .teasotw' .the  lights   at  been   cut  off.    Green-  will' not be impaired  No. 1 or the Crescent vein runs from  $23 to $92 per ton in gold and silver,  the latter predominating. The work  of sinking the shaft was started,,Tuesday. The services of W. E? Jeffery, M.  E., as consulting engineer have been  retained.  BONDED MEADOWLARK.  ^G_eo.JR,_J^den^  and outside parties, has secured a bond"  on the Meadowlark claim, which adjoins the Skylark mine'to the "south.  The price has not transpired? and the  name of the principals will be withheld  for the present. -.'���'..  Mr. Naden informed the Times that  development work.will be started next  week. Supplies have already been  hauled to the property and,quarter��  secured for the men. The Skylark  lead is supposed to run into Meadowlark ground but has not been definitely  located. There is, however, a good  showing which will be opened up. This  may prove to be the Skylark vein. The  Meadowlark is owned Dy J. McNichol,  Midway, W. G. McMynn, ��� Greenwood,  and N. J. Laplante, Marcus. Wash. It  comprises 51 acres.  J. D. P. Knox united in marriage Mr  jErnest Penson and Miss Elizabeth  'Monroe Embree.' Only the immediate  ifriends of. Mn Perisoh arid Miss Embree were present Their many friends  .j'oj'n in hearty" good wishes'for a happy  life?;.'; ������"��� ' ' ' ���.;������ ���  ? The masquerade carnival at the rink  last night was largely attended and  .proved very successful. The following  j^h^theVprize competitions: Best  dressedlady, "Mis^Erffi^G6^tts;���beSt  dressed girl, Annie Chistenson; best  dressed boy, Theo. Hunter; best dressed gent, A. J. Morrison; best sustained  character, Geo. Clurf.  Cured His Mother of Rheumatism.  ''My mother has been a sufferer for  many years; from rheumatism," sayn  \y. H. Howard of, Husband, Pennsylvania. "At times she was unable to  move at all, wht^e at all times walking  was painful. I presented her with a  bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm and  after a few applications she decided it  was the most wonderful pain reliever  she had ever tried, in fact, sheis'never  .without it now and is at all times able  'io walk. An occasional application of  Pain Balm keeps  away  the pain that  Give your chapped Hands and face an easy good bye  by using- our  MENTM��1*ATEB  Cream of Witch Hazel and Almonds  With BENZOIN AND B0RACIC  It is not sticky, does not contain oil, delightful to use.  AN  EASY   CURE  IS  A   GOOD  CURE  L.ARGE   B��TTkE   25 CTS.  THOMAS DRUG CO., Ltd/  *  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  i  WE ARE SATISFIED !  are ypp ?  Well the year has opened in a good healthy, and we  may say brisk manner. We are holding the reins  and will allow no stumbling���at least1 in the Drug-  business.      Eternal   Vigilance   is   the Motto---and  we're *'it.''  Come in and allow us to show you our  Cough Remedy. This is the season for it.  WHITE BR��5 ~  Dispensing   Chemists.  GREENWOOD, B. C.   ?  %  ��� ������������ ��� ��� '   ������������������ ���*������$;  X  X  X  X  X  ty  t  Greenwood  :��� ?  ^     ��� _<��:_JrCIPkjfyV*  Is Now Open W The Public f  Considerable improvements have been made to the  rink this year, most notably the erection of a-promenade with seats down one side. It is now an enjoyment for the spectators as well as the skaters  to visit this resort.  x  X  X  X  X  x  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  I  t  %  Open iii Afternoon  from 2:40 to 4:30  Open in Evening  from 7:30 to 10  in Good Condition  Y  t  5!  x  t  I  ?  ?  ?  ?'  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