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 ���>^w*<*;^    a.  V ���''.,/'���%.. *%  MARllfe    %\    V-  ,,)!I1!'-.  v..J,*B:-.;^J.  kJQ  ^X;^R!A,B;5^'  Vol. 9.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 1105.  No.  Recent DRY GOODS Arrivals  It is not too early to be thinking about spring purchases.    We  invite you to look over our goods���to talk over the styles  and correct fabrics for the coming spring and summer.  We have some good things to offer?  Irish Linens  By Importing Direct we can offer prices that will surprise you in  cotton and linen Turkish towels; real Hujk, glass, crash and, other  towelings. A complete new range of table linens and napkins to  match.     ���  Crums Prints  Every Piece New Each and every piece is warranted fast colors,  and we have no hesitation in saying they are the best.  GINGHAMS  A new line of apron ginghams in  extra widths. Also large checks  tor cushions, and Zephyrs for  children's dresses.  bihity:  New Dimities in popular shades at  25c. Excellent for ladies' waists,  children's dresses, etc.  PONGEE SILK  55c, 65c and $1.00.  Lace to Match.  CURTAIN MUSLIN  CRETONNES  ART SATEENS  Laces anb Embroibbribs  Handsome new assortment of Vallenciennes, Torchon and Clunie Laces.  Our low prices will surprise you. Also Embroideries from the narrowest  edging to "corset cover width."  GLOVES���Regular $1.25 and $1.50  kid at   CORSETS���Silk and Satin, $4.00  and $4.50 values at   Extra:  511.0��  ^^k��h��>***��:~:.*^^  I The Russell-Law-Caulfield Co.!  *  LIMITED.  t  v  v  ���?  V  Y  ��  ���t  We have just received a nice assortment of  TRHNKS  FR��M   $6.@��   T��   $13,5��  Suit Cases from $3.00 to $13.50.     Grips from $2.75  to $5.00, and Telescopes from 60c to $1.50.  of Gent's Furnishings, Hats, Shoes, Clothing, etc.  is complete and at reasonable prices.  % For fane}*- and staple Groceries, we make it a practice to  _':*__ord_e_r_Hghtl5',Vbut_often, thereby assuring you that our stock  It* " is~always KepTfrestf.  4<*4HK*^^<Hfc*4"X**2^>'*WM>^  *~ [ICH'SfAMOUS       %  I American  1 Shoes  i ForWomen  BLIJM��A Shoes 1  Spring and  Summer Shoes  Without  Elastic  Instep  With or Without "Elastic Instep'  THE OENUIME HIVE THE NAME ON EVEBV SOLE.  ACCEPT K0 SUBSTITUTES.  ���~ We have -just received a large shipment of the t.  g . famous JULIA MARLOWE SHOES. They fit like =  S~ ��> a glove and feel like a slipper. Any foot that is ^  ;r not a positive deformity can be comfortably and ri  ���~_ stylishhr fitted among the many styles produced ~  ���~: by this modern f actory. We announce with great ~  ���~ pleasure that we are the exclusive agents of this ~  ���~ famous make of fine shoes and have in stock a H  ���E   variety of the best styles. ~  y>��� 1 ; '             ������  S��" ( Children's Felt Slippers        3SC pr    ^3  g  SPECIAL PRICES ON FELT SLIPPESS \ ChiM^*fS;Sr   soc pr 3  I*******��� (. Women's Felt Slippers    -   60c pr    ���*  I   RENDELL & CO.   1  ^uiuuiiiiiUiiiiiiiaiuiiiwuiiimuiiiuiiiattuiiaiiuiiutiiiiiK  HOUR  Fate of Measue For Relief  of Smeltermen.  fl 111  HI  Mr.  Brown. MP   P, on Peril of  Chinese Labor.  which I do not think is considered very  deleterious to general health.  "We have a. couple of smeltermen's  unions at the works, but we. have  no trouble with the men, and the pay  and the hours of work have so far been  unobjected to."  Latek.���The bill was defeated on  the second reading in the house  Wednesday by a .vote pf 12 to 26. Its  supporters included Fraser, Grand-  Forks, and Houston, Nelson, * The  cabinet ministers and Brown, Greenwood, voted against the bill.. Macdon-,  aid, leader of the opposition, spoke but  did not vote. Attorney General Wilson also abstained from voting.' Mr.  Brown feared a shut down of the smelters would mean the employment of  Mongolians later on.  ELKHORN MINE.  The British Columbia smelting industry is up in arms against Mr.  Hawthornthwaite's bill providing an  eight-hour day for smelter men. Dispatches from the coast state that there  is little liklihood of the measure being  enacted into law. Representatives of  the various smelters are now iu , Victoria lobbying against the bill. They  include Frederic Keffer, general manager of the British Columbia Copper  Co., J. J. Campbell, of the Hall Mines  smelter, Moore and Labarth, of the  Trail smelter, and E. J. Roberts of the  Sullivan Mine smelter. John Houston, M.P.P. who was au ardent champion of the 8-honr bill in favor of miners, is as strongly opposed to the bill  now before the house. He takes the  view that its provisions are too sweeping at a juncture when the smelting  ing Industry has not been established  on a paying basis. He, however, says  good will result from the agitation and  predicts that a, compromise will be  effected whereby the ���working "hours of  men working around furnaces, roasters and other un-healthy work wilK be  reduced. It is significant of the attitude of the Granby company that its  general superintendent, A. B. W.  Hodges wired to Victoriai stating that  the passage' of the eight-hour bill  would result in closing down the plant  and in a suspension of operations until the law were repealed According  to the coast papers the government  and the liberal opposition will oppose  the proposed eight-hour law. Strongly  worded resolutions condemnatory of  the measure have also been adopted by  the Provincial Mining Association.  On the other hand organized labor has  declared as emphatically that the  measure is a just and salutary one in  the interests of over-worked smeltermen. ._.;..;;  ^^Theprobable ��atti*ude=of��the=latter,  in the event off the bill being defeated  is being warmly discussed. Certain  people claim that a strike on the part  of smeltermen will surely follow.  There is' a significant passage in a  letter recently written in support of  the proposed 8-hour law by Ernest  Mills, of Greenwood, president ot district Association No. 6, Western Federation of Labor. Mr. Mills makes  the following declaration:  "Must we stop the wheels of progress and industry by reverting  to      the    strike ? The     smelter  men will have eight hours and get it.  peacefully if possibly through legis���!  lation, but the time is not far distant  when the overworked men will demand it. nor will we starve while doing it, as the whole world is today  ready to cheer and support us in the  battle."  The Granby Co., made the following  statement:  "We have men on lO.hour shift, and  men on 12-hour shift. The former are  out door men. When they are through  with oue job we find them another.  Their work is continuous. The 12-  hour me.n, however, are inside men-  They do not work continuously and do  not average eight hours apiece. Take  the feeders for example, these men  have a feeding device which simply  means the turning of a coupleof levers  once in every ten minutes, and '.hen  they do as they like. The inside men  have a system of relief, which further  cuts down their actual hours of work.  As to the fumes, there are no lead  fumes and the worst thing the men  have to contend with  is  the sulphur  It Will be Acauired by an Incorporated Company;  C. "  Yielding to the persuasion of their  numerous friends and prospective.;investors. James Sutherland and Phil  McDonald, the owners, have decided to  vest the ownership of the Elkhbrn  mine in an incorporated limited liability company. The capital stock will  be placed at 5200,000 in shares of the  par value of $1 each. .The papers' in  connection with the incorporation were  sent* to Victoria this week by J.. P.  Myers-Gray, barrister of this city. The  proposed company will be known as  the Boundary-Elkhorn Mining L Co.,  Ltd., The Elkhorn and E. H. fraction?  adjoining the Elkhorn and owned'by  Messrs. Sutherland and McDonald,  will also be included in the transfer. -  The Elkhorn is one of the pioneer  and best known high grade mines, in  this camp. A little' more than two  years ago it was acquired on a working  bond. Messrs. McDonald and Sutherland paid S4,000 for the prospect long  K'fon* the bond expired, deriving the  money from the proceeds of ore shipments. Although a depth of only 150  feet has been reached the mine'has  shipped over 1000 tons ; of ore; has.  large ore reserves in sight, besides  several hundred tons of second grade  ore on the dump  The public will be given an opportunity "of subscribing for stock as  20,000 shares of treasury.stock-will be  offered at 50 cents per share. The proceeds will be devoted to installing an  up-to-date plant including a 5-drill air  compressor which will enable;,the c-qm-  ���pahy to inaugurate a more vigorous  policy of development. The investment is regarded as gilt-edge.  COAST-KOOTENAY RY.  Vancouver Wholesaler Endorses The  =^^=^-^---_^Project-i^  Robert Kelly, senior, partner of  Kelly,' Douglas & Co., wholesale  grocers, Vancouver, was a guest at  the Imperial several, days this week.  He is paying his first visit to the interior and accompanying him were  Mrs. Kelly and his veteran and pop-'  ular representative in the Kootenays,  H. A. Small.. Mr. Kelly stated that  he had been simply amazed at "the  grow th and prosperity so apparent in  all the towns of the interior. From  the large business done by his firm in  the upper country he had long ago appreciated its resources*bat'. his visit  bad proved somewhat in the way of a  revelation. What impressed him most  of all. was the magnitude of the Boundary district and its un-limited possibilities. He had always favored the  establishment of direct railway communication between the interior and  the coast via the Similkameen, but  now that that he had studied the  situation at close range would return  lionie more enthusiastic than ever in  favor of a Coast-Kootenay railway.  He added that l;busiuess men at the  coast could repeat his experience at  great personal advantage to themselves; in fact he felt confident they  would then realize the enormously  increased business that the coast merchants could secure by the establishment of direct rail communication.  There was no reason why Victoria  and Vancouver wholesale houses in all  lines should not enjoy a larger share  of the trade of the interior if the plans  contemplated by various railway enterprises were carried out. At present the means of communication was  anything but satisfactory, involving  as it did a roundabout haul via Revelstoke.  MONTREAL  & BOSTON  Guggenheim    Exploration  Co.   Now   in  Control.  New   Owners   Command   Enormous  Capital.  The Guggenheim Exploration Co.  has acquired the controlling interest  in the Montreal & Boston Copper Co.  The transfer took place in New York  this week. The deal was made possible  by the co-operation of Munroe & Munroe, the New York brokers, who sold  their entire holdings of stock and liquidated every cent of their indebtedness.  Munroe &'Munroe have no longer any  interest in the company. It is reported that they will now turn their attention to the exploitation of their extensive Mexican mining properties. H.  T. Pemberton, genera.1 manager of the  Montreal,.& Boston, .and who has been  closely associated with the Munroes,  leaves-for the east on business about  March' 1st."  The recent deal financed by the Guggenheims provided for a cash payment  of $100,000 and the purchase of 225,000  shares . of Montreal. & Boston stock  taken at $1 per share. Options have  also been Secured on the stock iri the  hands' of brokers. The company's  properties were recently examined by  M. M." Johnson, M.E., of Salt Lake, on  behalf of the Guggenheims.  H.T. Pemberton, the general man  ager, has performed his duties with  great satisfaction. Two months after  beginning operations he had the Rawhide developed from a prospect to a  stage enabling it to produce 450 tonsof  ore daily. Iii less than six weeks after  acquiring the Brooklyn and Stem-  winder group Mr. Pemberton had these  mines unwatered and shipping a large  tonnage..--. -*-������-.-'���-������.-��� *������'.���;.*������.'���  ��� ������ The Guggenheims ojyn mines   and  smelters in the United States, Mexico  and South America.     They dominate  the. affairs of the American Smelting ?  & Reifining Co. ~  CITY COUNCIL-  % There.was a full attendance at Monday night's nieetingybf the city council,  Mayor? Naden presiding?" Oil motion^  op; Aid. Parker the supt. of waterworks  was instructed to take measurements  of the water in Providence creek.  ^ o  These bills reported from the finance  committee were ordered paid on motion  of Aid. Parker: Jas; Peterson, ��5; W.  McDonald, $5; Smith &J McRae, $5.60;  C. J.McArthur, S1S.5C; G. H. Cropley,  S27; Boundary Creek Times, $20.75.  The road committee reported that a  man had been engaged to clean out the  gutters.  A letter from Dr. Fagan, secretary of  the provincial board of health asking  co-operation in securing a sanitarium  for consumptives was referred to the  health committee.  Moved by Aid. Mcintosh, seconded  jby Aid. Smailes. "That the city clerk,  city solicitor and the mayor be instructed to forward a resolution to the  lieutenant governor and the local  member to the effect that the school  trustees be compelled to levy their own  rate as they do the spending."���Carried  ORE SHIPMENTS.  The Providence this week shipped30  tons of first class and 30 tons of second  class ore.     The Elkhorn is also credit-  i ed with a 30 ton shipment of first class  ore and two carloads of second grade  j ore.   The amount of ore of the latter  ! description   now   accumulated on the  ��� dump comprises several hundred tons.  i It  is  intended to ship it to the Trail  smelter at the rate of 2 carloads weekly. The Last Chance mine does not  figure in this week's shipping list  owing to the impassable condition of  the Phoenix wagon road, BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.  HALLET j  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public?  CaMe Address :      bal-lxtt."  Coobs  Bedford M.'NelU's  Moreing * Neal's  Leiber's.  Gkbrmwood,   a.   c.  MCLEOD & BROWN  Barrister^ and Solicitors;*  Notaries Public, Etc  Offices*. Wallace-Miller block, Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  J. R. Brown. J. P. McLeod.  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Alning and Engineering Surreys.  Residence:   Church St. 'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD. %. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendall Block, Greenwood, .B.C  CHARLES AE..SHAW,  Civii, Enqinekr,  Dominion   anb    Provincial  Land .Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & "Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD.  :j ���    .-      ������    4;   -8.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD fl. PARKINSON,  A. M- Can- Toc-,C. E.  Surveyor ind .Civil Engineer.    ���  Surveys on .Kettle  River  and  West  Fork promptly attended to at regMlari  prices.  Address :   FAIRVIEW P.   O., B. C  W.H. JEFFERY.  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and reported  on.  : Wilt  take charge of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.       -     "'-.   '-     8.   C.  ?oo-i*>oo<��p-CHp^  We M Yoiir laspectlon  BLANK BOOKS,  STATIONERY,  OFFICE SUPPLIES,  WALL PAPER,  CHINA AND  FANCY  GOOD*!,  GIGAKS AND  TOBACCOS.  COLES & PRITH  CKH>0<><X><><>obo<><>0<><>00<><><><>006  tbem. Conditions of the grant  were that these lands were exempted from taxation while not  used for other purposes than for  railways and were to be sold at  the same rates as that asked for  by -the .government for similar  lands. These conditions, however, have been recklessly disregarded. Thousands of acres  are yielding the C. P. R. from  $10 to $30 per acre for timber-  cutting privileges. The government has a strong case against  the C.P.R. A measure should be  enacted compelling that railway  corporation to pay taxes ou these  lands, especially since the statutory agreement has been so ruth-  lefsly violated. The railways in  any event are better able to contribute to the revenues than the  average citizen whose heritage  has been frittered away. The  lands in the first instance belonged jto the people. They have  been literally given away, enabling the C. P. R. to derive millions in. revenue-therefrom whilst  the government is now resorting  =to-every expedient-to devise new  methods for-wringing additional  taxation from the people. The  burden should be borne by the  railways, not by the ordinary tax  payer. If our public domain  had been conserved .* and properly  administered, this'province would  be not only out of debt but would  possess a handsome cash surplus.  Instead, however, we have the  spectacle of an over-taxed population meekly submitting to  fresh .burdens while the C. P. R.  pursues its policy of rapacity  and plunder.  ^��  ��1ssucd every fiiday  OaticAN Ross.  Man aging Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  IPbb Ybak *   Six Months   To Forbiqn Countries....  200  1 23  250  FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24, W0S  The question of railway land  grants will be discussed at this  week's meeting of the Associated Boards of Trade. It is one  that deserves thorough consideration, and is especially timely  now that the Grand Trunk  Pacific is seeking to secure a land  bonus from the provincial government. People can scarcely  credit the statement that former  legislature have awarded the C.  P. R. nearly six million acres of  land in East Kootenay, and of  which seventy-five per cent is  still in reserve. It is being urged, and quite properly too, that  the reserve retards development  of the areas, lessens the revenue  of the government and hampers  mineral locators by a tax of $5  per acre for useful rights within  The educational problems of  the .province were fully discussed  :at a recent convention of school  trustees held in Vancouver. The  public school curriculum came in  for sweeping condemnation, but  the extension of the kindergarten  system was .warmly endorsed.  Complaints .were made by several  of the delegates that high school  pupils were compelled to take-up  too many subjects, and the qualifying examinations also received  scathing criticism. The establishment of three optional courses, commercial, science and the  arts, was also seriously advocated ,as affording a variety of  choice for pupils with different  aspirations. Its champion, however, failed to secure the en-  dorsation of the convention,  which considered it unwise on  sh=OTt15oticeVt6uf^ge^tFe^^vefn^  ment to make sweeping amendments to the school act. There  is undoubtedly some truth in the  criticism that the present high  school curriculum is designed  more particularity for professional life as distinguished from  a commercial or mechanical  training, despite the fact that  the evolution of education has  made it imperative that the  public school system should have  for its ultimate object the preparation of the pupils for callings or occupations in which the  great majority will ultimately  engage. Before adjourning the  convention adopted a resolution  establishing the limits of compulsory attendance at seven and  fourteen years.  munication between the Bound-  arj*- and the coast. He has been  simply amazed at the growth of  tha mining industry and now  realizes with a new and deeper  meaning the possibilities of trade  that would* be created in the  event of the construction of a  railway from Midway to Vancouver, via the Similkameen district. As a business man Mr,  Kelly is nothing if not practical  and when he returns to the coast  his advocacy of the enterprise  should awaken a more general interest.   Now that the control of the'  Montreal & Boston Copper Co.,  has passed to a wealthy New  York mining syndicate, a vigorous policy of expansion will likc-  ely be inaugurated. The mines  owned by the company embrace  some of the biggest propositions  in the Boundary, and the output can easily keep pace with  the enlargement of the smelting  plant for years to come. Two  months after starting operations  the Rawhide was ' enabled to  maintain a daily tonnage of 450  tons. The promptness with  which the-deal was closed would  indicate a very favorable report  submitted by M. M. Johnson, the  Utah expert, who recently examined the Montreal & Boston  group. The high price of copper now prevailing will prove an  additional incentive for the new  owners to inaugurate a polic}-* of  expansion. .There seems to be a  well foundered impression for the  belief that the Guggenheims  will dominate the- affairs of the  compan}*", althoug*h possibly other  interests may be associated in the  direction of the enterprise. Now  that Munroe & Munroe have  stepped down and out the people  of this district will not be slow  to re-acknowledge the invaluable  service rendered this district by  the young promoters during the  past four years.  Every coast visitor who comes  to the Boundary becomes an enthusiastic supporter of the Coast-  Kootenay railway project. This  is the invariable experience. Robert Kelly, of Kelly, Douglas &  Co., wholesale merchants, Vancouver, paid his first visit here  this week although his firm has  been doing business in the Boundary for the past seven years. Mr.  Kelly had always evinced more  or less interest in the movement  for providing direct railway com-  R. A. Brown, of Grand Porks,  a pioneer of the Boundary district has for years beeu a persistent champion of a project  having for its object the driving  of a tunnel from the north fork  of Kettle river io tap at great  depth the ore deposits of Summit  Phoenix, Deadwood, and Copper  camps. Mr. Brown hopes to  overcome the difficulties of ventilation by making frequent upraises to the surface. His project although heartily laughed  at-by-the-know-ing^ones,,=may=yet  be carried out in the light of the  results accomplished by development tunnels run in Utah and  Colorado as recently related in  these columns by M. M. Johnson,  a Salt Lake city mining engineer.  Three miles of a 10-mile tunnel  with which Mr. Johnson is in-  dentified, have already been  driven, and according to Mr.  Johnson the costs have already  been repaid by the royalties derived from the ore.tcnnage of the  various mines whose ore shutes  have been tapped at depth. In  the light of this experience Mr.  Brown's tunnel project does not  look so chimerical after all. Any  method of mining which permits  the handling of the ores by  gravity will greatly reduce mining costs. This fact has already  been established at the Granby  mines and an application of the  same principle on a larger scale  as urged by Mr. Brown should  be endorsed rather than thoughtlessly condemned.  WATCHES  C LOCKS  JEWELRY  Watch Repairing a Specialty  E3^��Remember a guarantee  is given with all our work.  JEWELLERS  GREENWOOD.  W^^Mtmmmmmmmmmmmmfmii  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF?  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  <��?  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  .Bank of  Capital, all paid up, $14,000,000.  Rest  .$10,000,000.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Manager : ." E. S . Clous-ton.  Branches in London, Eng. \ cuJJV^SV f ��� ^w York, Chicago,  Buy and sell Sterling* Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers'Credits, available in any* partjof the world.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  Hi*  ���^  >��=2  **%  "*=9  *=2  ���**=*��>  TiMMiMMMMmmmMMmmm^mmMMMK  #tytytytyty��k'&'&'k 4��4'*i,*^^4,*^^r^^4'4r8*4,,l*3S  REPRESENTING  "^  I Stocks  4��  ty  The  Phoenix Fire Assurance Co. of London, Eng-.  Liverpool and London and ]  G-lobe Insurance Company.  The British   America  Assurance Co.,  of Toronto.  The Caandian Birkbeck <  In-vestment and Saving's'  Co.  ��* -��  Real  Estate |  ty  MANAGER *  GEORGE ��� R.   NADEN  IAS RANK OF COMMERCE  With Which is Amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Manitoba and the Northwest  are making a strong" protest  against any increase in the duty  on rough lumber. Petitions are  being received in large numbers  by the government opposing any  change in the existing duties and  particularly against a tax on  rough lumber.  Paid-up capital...... ...; ... 5   8,700,000  Rest.        , 3,500,000  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1903) over ...83,000,000  London Office. n����� v��.d i...i.��     Wm. Gray     J A..���.,  60 Lombard St. E. C. New York Agency  > H. B. Walker j Agents.  16 EXCHANGE PTjA.CE. ' ,,  In addition tlie Bank has 107 braiiuhes and agencies in Canada and tli    "United  States,  including the following in British Columbia and the "Yukon Territory.  ATLIN,? GREENWOOD, NANAIMO, VANCOUVER,  QRANBRCOK*.       KAMLOOPS.    : NELSON, VICTORIA,  DAWSON," LADYSMITH, N.WESTMINSTER, WHITK HORSE,  E'ERNIE. "..'"���  Branches in the United States:  NEW.YORK:      SAN FRANCISCO.       PORTLAND,      SEATTLE,     SKAGWAY  Deposits receired, exchange "bought   and sold and every description of   banking  business transacted, ������ GREENWOOD BRANCH.  W- ALLISON. Manager.  INB50R   f*l0TEL  ERNEST J. CART1ER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in the Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We offer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  IS A WORK OF ART  Let us show you what we can do in that line for you. />  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  I  | 000000000<>0<>0000<><>000<>0000  AMP STOPS  The dumps of the Brooklyn and  Stemwinder mines, which were not  sold with the mines to the Montreal 4  Boston Consolidated, have been bringing" cash to the coffers of i.he*Dominion  Copper Co. Since last fall about 6,600  tons have been shipped, mostly to the  Trail smelter, and some cars hare  given particularly good returns in  both gold and copper. The dumps  were estimated to have been 10,000 and  20,000 tons of ore.  The stock brokerage firm of Munroe  and Munroe issued a statement giving  the terms of settlement with ita creditors. The firm recently resumed business, after a hearing in -the bankruptcy  court and a subsequent adjustment of  its claims.    The statement says :  "In the settlement just made with  our creditors we voluntarily surrender  our interests in and to the Montreal  and Boston Con. Mining arid Smelting  company, to secure the payment of  creditors' claims?and the balance due  to the vendors of the property combined in the consolidation. Such sums of  cash as have been included in this  settlement have been advanced: by  persons friendly to us and by ourselves, and not by new inteersts."  ���n  -m  -��:��5  m<-  ���4  Never in the history of the Boundary, has the district had-a brighter outlook than today. With the soccessM de,  velopment of the immense large bodies of low grade ore aid the enlarged and much .mproved fact toes for treatmg  at a very small cost, the continued opening up of new high grade properties and thetr successfu and prohtable ^  operation has made the Boundary famous as a mining centre, and every day adds more to <he.tat of new ^s and @  bigger values. It is readily admitted that Greenwood is the* Eldorado of the Boundary with all roads leading thereto, ^  and surrounded as it is, with such magnificent resources is destined in a few years to be a second Butte If you ^  therefore want to participate in its future prosperity, now is the timeto invest both "ra af ;e���^..��� X,  NINTY DAYS we intend giving you a chance to '^-^^���f^f^^^^^^^^^  put on sale at rock bottom prices during the above period, Prices ranging from $50.00 up, at terms to smt the pur,  chaser.   Make your selection and make it early,  m-  >~*9  =@  m��:  '8AGENT FOR THE GREENWOOD TOWNSITE COMPANY. ^  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal of Minerals on Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the  Northwest Territories   and   the   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 rate of ten  cents per ton of 2000 pounds shall be  collected on gross output.  Quartz.���Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free miner's certificate is grained  for one or more years, not exceeding-  five, upon payment in advance of $7.50  per annum for an individual, and from  $50 to $100 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 days if located within ten miles  of a mining recorder's office, one additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The fee  for recording a claim is 35 00.  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, th  has been expended or paid, the locator  njaY, upon having a survey made, and  upon complying with the other requirements, purchase the land at SI.00  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  shall provide for the payment of royalty on the sales not exceeding five per  cent.  Placer Mining, Manitoba nnd the  N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, S5 renewable yearly. On the North Saskatchewan river claims for either bar or  bench* the former being 100 feet Inn g  and extending between high nnd low  water mark. The latter includes bar  diggings, but extends hack to the base  of the bill or bank,"but not exceed iutr  1000 feet. Where steam power is used.  claims 200 feet wide may b'  obtained;  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory.���A free miner may obtain only two leases of five tn-ile**** <-.\cA:i  for a term of twenty year***, renewable  hi the discretion of the Minis.!*.'i* of *���**,.  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to 'be  submerged bed or bars of the river bo-  low low water mark, and subject to  the rights of all persons wlio bare, nr  who may receive entries fc>r bar digging's or bench claims, except on the  Saskatchewan river, where tlie lessee  may dredge to hiqrh water mark on  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee, shall have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where a person or company has  obtained more than one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fract  ion is sufficient. Rental, $10 per annum for each mile of river-leased.  Royalty at the rate of two and a half  per cent collected on the out put after it  exceeds 510,000. ���-.-������  Dredging in the Yukon Territory���  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged beds or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary  to be fixed by its position on the 1st  day of August in the year of the date  of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  onerjtion within two yeats from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles, within six years from  such date Rental S100 per mile for  first year, and S10 per mile for each  subsequent year. Royalty, same as  ���placer mining.  Placer mining in the Yukon Territory-Creek, gulch, river and hill  claim'*** shall not exceed 2.***i0 feet in  length, measured on . the base line or  srenera] direcliou of the creek or gulch.'  the width being 1.0^0 to 2.000. All  other placer claims shall be 200 feet  sait :'**������*  Cirumes are marked by two legal  posts, oue at each end. bearing* notices.  Entry -must be obtained within ten  daj's, if the claim is within   ten miles  of mining recorder's office.' One' additional day allowed for each ten miles  or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must hold a free miner's certificate. ;  The discoverer of a new  mine  is en-  Tho following amusing vrord picture of the prospector is worth/preserving*:  Here he comes,'with his overalls or  corduroys well marked with jrougie or  grease, usually both. His .whiskers  are ragged and he has a, hungry  physiognomy. Listen-;, to vhia.,tale of  riches to be acquired if only thehole  could be sunk"deeper, Who, is.the cus��?  Sometimes he is an individual who  could resurrect a sheepskin issued by  Mr. Eliot of Harvard. Oftener he is a  plain American citizen .with little  schooling, but versed in the lore of individual contract and being up against  it.  " 'Nutty?.'������Not much���only born with  the pioneer instinct���the --wandering*  foot���'the ear which hears only the call  of the wild. Many of them ?. Si,  Senor; many. Every boy who hacks  ,hi's name on a fence with his jack-knife  i's'a relative of Daniel Boone, the same  who ������in his Kentuck cave cut "D. B."  on the rock wall of his refuge from  savages, there to be read with wistful  feelings by those who now dwell in  fair Kentucky.  The.prospectoris always a liar. He  can not help it. The bright sunshine  reflected from the snow masses which  cover his ' beloved rocks, the vast  stretches of mountain ranges, looking  like a frozen ocean spread before him  as he gazes from a sta -striking peak,  the vivid sunsets which he admires almost daily, the exaggerations of the  atmosphere, his natural exuberancy  and abnormal bump of hope- all these  make him a liar even with himself.  Blessed be the prospector, and may  he, when his days are numbered, depart to a realm where every rift in the  clouds discloses to his fascinated eye a  pay streak"of gold, and may he at least  dV(^Tt~toT^ia^**ewh1efe=th��^  of canned Boston baked beans, and a  sufficiency of baking powder, sow  bosom and flour, for the prospector is  the man who finds the mines0that  furnish the gold for the world to do  business on. Curse him not, ye infidels.  Afraid of Strong Medicines.  Many people suffer for years from  titled to a claim of 1,000 feet in length, J rheumatic pains, and  prefer  to do so  and if the party consists of two 1,500  altogether, on the output of which no  royalty will be charged, the rest of the  party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee S10. Royalty at the rate  of two and one half per cent, on the  value of the gold shipped from the  Yukon territory to be paid to the Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining*claim on etch  operate 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 32.  A claim may be abandoned, and another ob'aincd on the same creek,  gulch or river, by givinc notice and  paying a fee. ;  Work must be done aclai-meach year  to the value of at least of S200.      .;  A certificate that work has been clone  must be obtained each year. II not  the claim shall be deemed to be; abandoned and open to occupation and entry bv a. free miner.  The boundaries of a claim .may be  defined absolutely by having a. survey  made nnd publishing notices in the  Yukon Official Gazette.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  rather than take the strong medicines  usually given for rheumatism, not  knowing that quick relief from pain  may be had simply by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm and without taking any medicine internally. Rev.  Amos Parker of Magnolia, North Carolina, suffered for eight years with a  lame hip, due to severe rheumatic  bains, He has ueen permanently  cured by.the free application of Chamberlain's Pain Balm. For sale by all  druggists.  Territory are open to prospecting for  petroleum, and the minister may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on the land to be  prospected, an area of 640acres Should  the prospector discover oil in paying  quantities, auc satisfactorily establish  such discovery, an area not exceeding"  640 acres, including the oil well and  such other laud as may be determined  will' be sold to the discoverer at the  rate of 31.00 an acre, subject toroyalty  at.such jrate as may be specified by  order-in-council.  JAMES A. SMART,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior, Ottawa BOUWdAFZY   CREEK   TfMES  1.0.0.F  SMOKER.  On. Monday evening, the 20th inst.,  the Oddfellows of Boundary Valley  lodge entertained their friends to a  smoker, at which a very enjoyable  time Was spent. Amongst those contributing to the evening's enjoyment  was'Past Grand Master Elsperman, of  the Washington jurisdiction, who gave  a very able outline of the work of the  order,'also Mr. Gaunce' who, in his'  usual good manner, eulogized the  good points of Oddfellowship. especially in the way they look after their  old'members (Bros. Law, Fleming and  White). The musical part.of the pfo-  trramme was under the able direction  ~1*!     1 1.1 IV .... -.������-, I  of Bro. Leaify, the instrument being  very ,.'kindiy lent by Mr. *'Arthur  Thqnias. During1 the eveningfrefresh-  ments.were served, and a good time  brought to a close about 12:30.  ..Startliri*? ''.Buf Tru'e?'.  .'.People the \yorld over were horrified  on learning*, of ;the burning of a Chicar  go theater, in.which nearly six hundred  pe.opl.ejlost their lives, yet more than,  five -times. :this number or over~t3',000  people died from pneumonia in  Chica-  r       r ,      -  .     .-. ..   .   ... .  c,..   ,... ...  .   .1...,-.,   r*....;.;. i.-.. v  go dHping the same year, with scarcely  a.-passing notice. Every one of these  cases-,of.pneumonia resulted from a  cold, and could have been prevented by  the timely use* of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy. A great many who had  every treason to.f.ear pneumonia have  -warded it offiby. the prompt use of this  remedy. The following is an instance  ;of this. .sort:. "Too much cannot be  ���said in favor of Chamberlain's Cough  .Remedy, arid especially for, coltls and  influenza.    I know that it cured my,  ��� daughter, Laura,,of a seyere cold, and  i;L believe saved, her life, when she Wc(s  threatened with pneumonia.' '���W.  3Q-  : Wilcox, Logan, New York      Sold by  ��� all druggists.  : RAMBLER'S RICH ORE.  ��� J. W? Nelson? the owner, received.the  smelter returns this: week -of- a 22-tbri  ore shipment form the Rambler mine,  west forksof Kettle river. The shipment netted $73.24 per ton. The values  are iti silver.   Returns from  another  ''shipment'of 10 tons are expected shortly. The' showing made by the Rambler  ; is excelleat considering.thatV.the ore  had to be hauled in sleighs to Midway,  a* distance df over,forty miles and'  thence by rail to Trail. ..The Rambler  .   ..i,, . .       .*".*.'..���     ���:*-*::      "**-���  is located near -the Sally mine, in  which Robert Wood arid Ralph Smailes  are heavily interested.  ChainBesrlaln's   Cough   Remedy  the  Mother's   Favorite.  The soothing and healing properties  of this remedy, its pleasant taste and  prompt and permanent cures have  made it a favorite with people everywhere. It is especially prized by  mothers of small children, for colds,  croup and whooping cough, as it always affords quick relief, and as it  contains no opium or other or other  harmful drug, it may be given as confidently to a baby as an adult. For  sale by a*.l druggists.  i?*rsss  .,',;.'Supt. Hodges, of/.'theGranby, examined the Bay mine yesterday.  .������Work.on ..the, Gold Bug tunnel' was"  started yesterday.  /Greenwood Souvenir Burnt Leather  -Post   Cards���the  latest,   at   Smith &  ���McRae's. ' .,;   Greenwood defeated   Phoenix , in a  ���  **     . -. *i  senior hockey match at*the local rink  Monday night.    Score 4 to 3.  , Dr. Foster, district coroner, is.  holding  an inquest at   Phoenix  "this^aiternoon'^on^the^bo^y-of  J ohn Hill, a miner, aged 19, who  was killed in No. 3 tunnel, Gran^  by mines, Thursday night. 'Hill  was a brakeman on the company's  ��� ore train which hauls ore through  the tunnel. When the train Af as  re-entering the working Hill,  contrary ��� to orders, stood oh the  step of the car aud his head came  irito contact with the roof of the  tunnel. He did not long survive  his injuries.  THE  Luxury  of a  BATH...  Used in H.B.K. Mitts, Gloves  and Moccasins���tough as whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind-proof, boil-proof,  crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,  coldrproof. almost wear-proof-********-.  ������������������'���������< ��--.i i-   ���     -:��� >.. ,,,-....:,.,���.,    *   !.;.;;���..; ������/  certainly   the    greatest   leather  ever used1 in mitts arid gloves.  tike buckskin it is tanned  ���without oil, unlike buckskin it is  hot porous, it is wind-proof-���'will  outwear-three.buckskins,  "Pinto" Mitts and Gloves  never crack or harden, never get  sodden, are always warm, pliable,  '���soft-arid' com fortable.  Sold at all dealers but never w-jth-  out this brand :���  H.B.K.  ^���v8RA:N;D'*^'  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  j Montreal   Winnipeg    Dawson 2  COLUMBIA COLLEGE  Founded 1892 Incoporated 1893  NEW   WESTMINSTER,   \i.   C.  Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at Modern rates.  Has a preparatory class for junior  students, doing grade public school  work. Does high school work, confers  all high school privileges, and prepares  for teachers' examinations. Teaches  all branches of a practical business  course and gives diplomas. Gives a  liberal education in its collegiate  course and in the ladies' college course  for M.E.L. and M.L.A. in university  work. Can take students through the  complete arts course and the degree of  B.A. can be obtained from Toronto  University with which the college is in  full am illation.  Por full information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D., principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell, bursar.  a*?  ainnii  1  IN REACH 0�� EVERYONE.  See the wonderful YOHO  WATER HEATER, the latest  .invention, at  Hunter-Kendrick Co.,  LIMITED.  Sole Agents,  Greenwood, B. C.  MINERAL, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  'No. 12 fractional"  mineral claim situate in  the Greenwood  Minintr   Division  of  Yale  District.   Wliere   located:     In   Providence  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. M. D. Schonck, Free  Miner's Certilicate No. B55593 intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply tc Hie Mining*  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purposeof obtaining a Crown Grant ot the  above claim.  1 >And/urther take  notice  that action, under  section 37, mnst be commenced before  the issuance of such Certificateof Tmpiovements.  Oated this 29th dav of Dec. A. D.. IM*.  '. M. D. SCHENK.  NOTICE is hereby (riven that theNicolx  Kamioops and Similkameen Coal and  Railway Company will apply to the Parliament of Canada.at the ensuing Session thereof,  for an Act declaring* that the said Company- is,  and has been since its Railway was by 3  Edward VII, C. 164, declared to be a work for  the general advantage of Canada, a Company  under the leg-islative jurisdiction of the Parliament of Canada, and. authorizing the Company to construct and operate in extension of  the Railway it is now authorized to construct,  a Railway from Osoyoos Lake to a point at or  near Grand Forks with power to connect with  the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway  at or near Grand Fcrks, and with the Columbia  and Western Railway at.or near Midway, and  extending* the times limited by the Acts respecting*'he Company for the commencement  and completion of its undertaking, and for  other -purposes.  Dated at Toronto this 7th day of December  1904.  H. S. OSLER,  Solicitors for the Applicant.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of improvements.  NOTICE.  "Wallace "Fractional" Mineral claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mininir Division of Yale  District.    Where  located:     In   Graham's  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby,  Free Miner's Certilicate NO.B74615, inte'iid,sixty  days from the date hereof, 10 apply to the. Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obta'tniiig* a Crown Grant  of the above claim.  And further take notice that  action,   under  section 37, must be'commenced  before the issu  auce of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 17th day of January, A.D. W05.  FORBES M. KERBY.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  notici*;  "Meadow View No. 2" Mineral Claim, situate  in the Osoyoos Miniiijr Division of Yale  District. "Where located: One mile north  of Fire Valley Creelc and four miles east of  ', o Kettle River?   ':,.'.*  TAKENOTICE that I, John B. Old acting  acrent for mvself Free Miller's Certificate  No. B 83647, iiiteuo. sixty days from the dale  hereof, to apply to the Mininir Recorder fora  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining-a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And futtlier take notice that action, under  section.37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  " Dated this 12th day b�� January, A. D. 1905.  JOHN B. OLD. Fire Valley, B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  1   Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '.'Globe" Mineral Claims, situated in the Greenwood Miui up Division   of. Yale   District.  Where located:   In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. iE. Shaw, anent  for William Law, Free Miner's Certificate No BS0518, and' John Gray, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80551, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose" of obtaining a Crown  Gram of theabove claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .37,  must tie commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 29th dav o�� Decembtr A D. 1904.  ���:���.'���'. C.:M. .SHAW. P.L.S.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE..  "Pa'adora" and "Summerest" Mineral Claims,  situate in the Osoyoos. Mining- Division.ef,  YaleDistrict. "\Vlicre located: Twonnles  east of Kettle River and one mile north of  Fire Valley Civek,  TAKE NOTICE that I, John B. Old.  Free Miner's Ceriificate, No. B S3647,  acting* as agent for Arthur H. Old, Free  Miner's Ceriificate No. B83648, and Win.  H. Page, Free Miner's Certilicate No. BS3649,  intend", sixty days from the date hereof to  apply -to _the_Miuing Recorder for a Certificate  of I*niprovemci)ts"for"tlie~r>iirpi5se*'bf"obtniniii*j=  a Crown Grants of the above claims :  'And further take notice thiU action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of January A. D., 1905.  JOHN B. OLD. Fire Valley, B.C.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Porto Reco" Mineral claim, situate in ihe  Greenwood Milling Division of Osoyoos  District. AVhere located: In Dayton camp  adjoining the Dayton mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE thai I, Syiidey M. Johnson.  Free Miner's Certi ficate No. BSU51S. Tor  self and as agent for Jane Russell,Free Miners  Certificate No. B85s48, and Dlanche Lawder,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B74694, intend,  sixty days from tlie date hereof, to apply to  the Miti'tig Recorder for a certilicate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining* crown  grant of theabove claim.  And   further take notice that action, under  section 37. 11111st  be commenced  before the issuance of such certi licatesuf improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of February, A. II.. 1WS.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  CORNATION Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Miuiii*,' Division of YaleDistrict Where located: In Providence  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that r, T. H Patterson.  Free Miner's Certilicate \'u. HS5(��90 for  self and as administrator for a Ferguson, Free  Miners Certificate No. B85f>S*9. and as agent for  H. V. Fuller. Free Miners CertilicataNo. BSOS.%  intend sixty days from tiie date hereof, to apply-  to the Mining recorder for a ceniticateof lm  provements, for the prrpose of obtaining a  Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take  notice   that   action,   under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicate of nmirovemenls.  Dated this 2nd dav of December. A.D. 1994.  T. U. PATER SON.  It will pay you to keep Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  in your home. It only costs a quarter*  Sold by all druggists.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  �����/"   >������*��� ��/~  j.'Kj-o-'X'o'^  and 'ai^ca:  E.  M.  BISHOP  PLUMBER  TO J. P. WELLS or to any i*jerso.n',6r'persons  to whom he 'may have "transferred liia interest in the Astro fractional, niinerartlaini  situated in'lhe Greenwood Mining* Division  of Yale District.  YOU are hereby notified, tliat I have er-  oended the sum of; SlOO.OO (one hundred  dollars for assessment work oil above mention-,  edclainis.such bein*^* required and necessary to  hold the same for the year eudinup 29tlirDec.  1.904,- under the provisions of the Mineral Act  and Anieiidinir Acts, and if at tiie expiration of  ubiety days from the date of the first" publication of this notice in the "Boundary/Creek  Times" you fail or refuse to contribute your  portion of such expendituie namely $25.<"3"duo  by you J. P. Weils, tog-ether with all  costs of advertising*, your interests i'iV-.,��aid  mineral claim sliall "become vested, lrirmc  (your co-owner(iipou (111 11 cr in the proper' office  in that behalf the affidavit required by'section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment Act* tTOti?'  Dated this 24Ui day of February, 1904.  ."..    ��� S. H. STINGl"  Notice of Forfeiture  0. S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  PURE  Mill   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of th^ city?  RAILWAY.  The only all rail route between points east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and North-  port.  Effective June 14th, 1903.  To ANDREW HAMILTON, or to any:pSr��oii  or persons to whom he may have transfer**!  his interests in the GREAT LAXIE-^and  TWIN mineral claims situate at:.S.u'inmlt.  Camp in the Greenwood Mining Division of  YaleDistrict.  YOU are hereby notified that we lia^a expended the sum of $200.00 for work on the  above mentioned claims and $3.00 for recordin-f  he same for an'assessment on each, sufth ba-  W*T required and necessary to hold Ai he said  claims for the j-eai; endiiifr the 3rd day'pf September, 1904, under the provisions of the Mineral Act and Amending* Acts*, and if; at tha  expiration of ninety days from thi7... date ol  first publication of this notice in the B'offndary  Creek Times, you fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure namely!: $68.33  tog-ether with all.costs of advertising*' your in  terests in said mineral claims shall become l��-  vested in us (your co-owners] upon filing-i'n tha  proper office in that behalf the affidavit ra  quired by Section 4 of the "Mineral Act  Ainenditipr Act, 1900." ���*.��� '?";'"''���  Dated thisZ2nd day of'December, 1904*;"'  THOMASKERMEfiN  THOMAS CORKHIGL.  I/KAVK  8:45 a. m.  10:40 a. m.  7:20 a. m.  10:35 a. m.  8:30 a. m.  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Forks  Republic  Akkive  6:15 p. m.  4:35 p, 111.  7:20 p. 111.  4:00 p. m  6:15 p. 111.  In Connection With  GREAT  RAILWAY  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement^  .-    NOTICE.  "Teu'onic Fractional'' Mineral Claim!-situate  in tlie Greenwood Mi nine Division ofYala  District.    Where  located:    Iu   Deadwood*  camp, adjoinin***: the "Emerald" claim.  TAKK NOTICE that we, John W.V Fro��t,  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B80,149 and  M. McMynn. Free Miner's Certificate No.  1*185,502, intend, sixty days from the date Hereof,  to apply to Ihe Mini up Recorder for ���a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of ob-  lainiup** a crown ttrant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the. lnu-  anceof such Certilicate of Improvements'.  Dated this "th day of October, A.D. 1904.  John AV. ^r'o��t.  ' M. McMynn.  TICKETS All To POINDS  SHORT "LINE TO  ST.   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For Mont-  re il, Monday and Friday.    For Boston Friday.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP AGENCY  Through bookings to and  from Great  Britain and the continent.  For rates,   folders,   and  tickets apply  to local agents or to  E. R. REDPATH,   Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  E. J. COYLE,      J. S. CARTER,  A.Cr P.A. Vancouver D.P.A. Nelson,  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements;  NDTICH,  "Boston," "St. Louis" and "Toronto"' Mluerll  Claims,  situate in the C.reenwood.Mlnlnr  Division of YaleDistrict.    "Where l��c��t��4  On Cranberry creek,  TAKE NOTICE tliaU. A. E. Ashcroft, ��ct-  injr as ajreut for John N. Greaen, Trtm  Miner's Certificate No. U80547, intena, slrty  days from the date hereof, to apply to '.tha Minintr Recorder for a Certilicate of iiuproYcmant'i  for the purpose of obtaining* a Crovrn Gr��.*��t af  the above claims. .' .  And further take notice that action*,'*-undar  section 37,   must  be  commenced  betora    tha  issuance of such Certificate of ImprdVemaiita.  Dated this 1st day of October, A. D'., 1904.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P.I,'.t.'  MINERAL ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvettefl^s  notice. *..?���������;  ������SLATE FORMATION*' Mineral Claim, lit-  uate in the Greenwood  Miiiiiii? Division af  YaleDistrict.   Where loca,ted:   Id Smith's  ..   camp.     . .�������.-- ;:     '.. -.-".'  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H.. Hallett, x.  .ajreut *ior Kenneth C. B. Frith, Fre***-  Miner's Certificate No. B8S629, . intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining* Recorder for a Certificate of Improvemanta,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of  the above claim. ,    ���     .  V  And further take nolice that ."action, undar  section 37, must be commenced before tha  issuance of such Certificate of 'IiuproYe-  nieuts.  Datedttiis21st day of December, A. D.., M04.  KrNERAL* ACT. .-?  Cerlflicite of Improvement.  NOTICE.  ���'Maine" Mineral Claim situate in Greeuwoot  MiuiiiEf Division of Yale District, Whera  located:   On Horseshoe Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that "we? N. E. Petertoa,  Free M iners' Certilicate, No. 1185,688 S. T.  Larson, Free Miner's Certificate, No. 1186,320,  and M. T. McMynn, Free Miner's .Certificala  No. US5.502, intend, sixty days from the data  hereof, to apply to the MlniiiK* ReCordar tor a  Certificate of I iiiproveinents for the piirpoae mi  obtaining   11 Crown Grant of the abova claim.  And further take notice that action, undar  section 37, must hecoinineiiced before the ist��-  anceof such cert'licateof improvements.  Dated this 2f1lli day of September A. D. 1<HM.  .,   N. 1J. Petbrson  S. T. Larskn  M- T. McMynn.  S.BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed   GREENWOOD, il  fir- ���������  BOUNDARY   CREEK  9  1H��S  Operations at  the-Coronation have  been suspended tor a Jew weeks.  . The employee cf th�� Nickel Plate  nine, Camp Hedley, are talking: of  raising funds to establish a hospital.  The output "of the International Coal  & Coke Co., last year T��as 50,000 tons.  The mine is atill closed down owing" to  labor troubles.  -The'-Btrikeof the^Miners qt the International Coal & Coke Co., at Coleman, Alta, has been settled to the  satisfaction of both parties*.  The iwrnaces at the local smelter  were-banked last'.Sunday whilst the  flood- jjates of the power company at  Cascade"were being: cleaned out.  iHigh -grade ore containing much  ���free1 gold:is being* extracted from both  drifts in the Bay mine. A carload  shipment will be made early month.  Anthony J. McMillan, managing  , director of the Le Roi, sailed for New  ' York on the 15th, and will arrive in  i Rossland in the course of the next ten  .' days.  Martin McHale, who has the contract-for driving a 300-foot tunnel on  the Gold "Bug has moved his plant to  the ground.and'expects to begin operations next week.  The new crusher at the Mother Lode  mine began operations on Wednesday:  It has a daily capacity of 800 tons.  The old crusher will be retained for  auxiliary purposes.  The Hope No. 2 promises to prove a  bonanza at an early date. The extension of the Silver King vein into  the former claim seems now to be de-  finately -established.  The talk of the camp is the greatly  improvement in the bottom of the incline shaft on the the Silver Cloud  claim. The vein is widening and the  ore abounds in native silver.  A -local syndicate consisting of  Messrs. Ehrlich, Graham, Hall and  "Munroe, have acquired a group of  claims consisting of the Anaconda,  Little Jim and Sudbury, just north of  town, and are preparing to do extensive development work thereon.  In order to expediate development  work, Duncan Mcintosh is installing  an 8x10 hoist in theE.P.U. mine which  has also just been equipped with a 25  h.p.. boiler and a No. 6 Cameron pump.  The plant is being housed in a substantial building which is under construction. '   The amalgamation of the Le Roi,  -Centre-Star, =_War-Eagle,- Snowshoe  and Centre Star mines is virtually  completed. The capital of the new  company will.be $7,500,000 with a  working capital of $1,500,000. The  deal will al5o include the Trail smelter.  The shareholders of tbe Sunset mine,  Copper mountain, Similkameen district, recently decided to give an option  on 51 per cent of the stock to a syndicate organized by O. N. Scott, M. E.,  of Rossland. R. A. Brown of Grand  Forks, was re-elected president, and  Aler Miller, of Greenwood, one the  directors.  W. A. Aldridge, manager of the Canadian Pacific's mining department,  who is to be manager of the Le Roi-  Centre Star combination if it goes  through, ib credited with being the  highest salaried man in British Col-  vmbia, with a retainer of from $20,000  to $30,000 a year from the Canadian  Pacific railroad.  Last week the Montreal & Boston  mines broke all previous records for  shipments from this camp, sending  out over 4000 tons, and one day 900  tons were shipped from the two properties, the Brooklyn and Rawhide.  The company's smelter,0 with its two  furnaces, also broke previous records  for one week by treating 4672 tons of  ore.  With the arrival of a telegram from  Mr. Hodges, manager of the Granby  mints and smelter, informing the  government that if the 8-hour law, introduced by the government's Socialist supporter, is passed, the entire  works  qu4er  bis  control  will  close  down and remain closed until the act  is repealed*, the McBride ministry has  been placed in a very awkward position. The government's supporters  have been caucused, and it is reported that it has decided to give the  measure a six months' hoist, McBride  and Wilson voting for the bill in order  to pr��serve the Socialist alliance.  More ore is today going out of  Phoenix steadily than ever before in  its history, there being approximately  2700 tons shipped every 24 hours. The  shipments are at present divided between the two railways as follows:  Fifty cars from Granby mines over  the Canadian Pacific railroad to Granby smelter, or about 1500 tons; 10 steel  cars "from Granby mines over the  Great Northern, or about 500 tons; 25  cars from the Brooklyn and Rawhide  over the Canadian Pacific to the Montreal & Boston's Boundary Falls smelter, or about 700 tons.  The dumps of the Brooklyn and  Stemwinder mines in . Phoenix  which the Dominion Copper company  retained when the properties were  sold to the Montreal & Boston Consolidated have proved to be quite a  source of income to the owners. Thus  far about 6600 tons of ore haye been  shipped, most of which came fromrthe  Brooklyn dump, and some of the cars  sent out have run well in gold and copper values, for low grade mines.  R. R. Penny and G.H. M. Baker, M.  E., have bonded the Silver Cloud fraction which adjoins the Bay on the  north. This claim should contain the  Bay reef whose strike is roughly NNE  x SSW and dips to the east. The Bay  shaft is only 200 yards from the Silver  Cloud southern bouudary. Work will  be started in a few days. The claim is  owned by J. W. Nelson, of this city.  The Highland Queen, owned by the  Highland Queen Mining ���& Milling Co.  was bonded, this week for $10,000 by F.  W. McLaine, of this city, on behalf of  local parties. Development work will  be started at once. The Highland  Queen is located on the west side of  Boundary, creek and adjoins the  grounds of the local smelter to the  southwest. It is traversed by a quartz  vein varying from 10 inches to 2 feet  in width. The development consists  of 200 feet of stripping along the vein  and a 40-foot shaft. The values are  principally in silver, a recent assay of  surface rock running S200 per ton.  The Winnipeg mine was acquired by  W. T. Hunter, of this city, for $2,500.  The labor leins against the Winnipeg  amounted to $3,400, besides other leins  and judgments. The court costs were  about SI60, so that the 27 labor lein  claimants will have the sum of $2,340  to divide between them. It is under-  stood,says-ihe=Ehoenix-Pioneer��� tha*-  Mr. Hunter represents a syndicate  composed of himself, his brother, C.  D. Hunter and James Hunter, W. S.'  Macy, and A> B. W. Hodges, and it is  the intention to work the property in  the spring. The mine has shipped  5,000 tons of ore. It has some 5,000  lineal feet of development work done,  including a 350 foot shaft and much  drifting, It has new buildings and a  serviceable complement of machin  ery, including air compressor, hoist,  pumps etc.  Mark F. Madden, of Chicago, pre'  sident of/the Providence Mining .Co,,  returned home last week. Speaking to  the Times Mr. Madden said, "My  Chicago associates are well satisfied  with their investment. The mine is  looking well, especially on the'300-foot  level where rich ore containing free  gold and native silver was recently encountered. The crosscut now being  driven on the 400-foot level should  strike the. ore at an early date. Once  the ore is secured the value of the  mine will be enormousl}- enhanced as  the area of stoping ground will be  greatly increased. The incline shaft  from the 300-foot level was not sunk  on the vein, hence the cross-cut run  to catch the ore at the lowest level. I  am perfectly satisfied with the outlook.  Once the ore is encountered, and this  is a's certain as the fact that the sun  will rise tomorrow, we will consider  the advisability of installing an up-to-  date plant in order to increase our  operations, I hope to return here  early next summer with a number of  Chicago capitalists who contemplate  making extensive investments if they  can secure properties that  will   suit  them. Personally, I have a higher  opinion of the camp than ever and am  willing to back my opinion with my  own money,"  \ It is understood that the increasing  demand for electric power in the  Boundary has impelled the Cascade  Water, Power & Light Co,, to look into the matter of adding another unit  to the generating plant a.t Cascade,  which will then be 4,000 horse power.  There is no doubt that this would  be entirely taken up as soon aa available.  The Granby smelter has been receiving some fine copper ore from the  Iron Mask at Kamioops, About nine  cars were brought in during the past  two weeks and Supt. Hodges states  tliatforshipm.entsthatsize.it is the  highest grade of copper ore ever shipped in here. It runs from seven to  eight per cent copper, with some gold  and silver values, The ore has no  lime and fluxes well with the Granby  ores which contain lime in excess.  On Wednesday of last week, for the  first time, the Great Northern railway  began hauling ore from the mines of  Phoenix, the shipments going from  the Granby mines to the Granby  smelter. The -Jars used for the traffic  are made of steel, and are of somewhat different construction from those  in use so long in the Boundary by the  Canadian Pacific. It is the expectation  for the present, that the Great Northern will take out about t��n cars of  Granby ore daily, or about 500 tons,  which amount will later be increased.  The ore shipped all comes from the  No. 3 tunnel level of the Granby  mines, being hauled to the new ore  bunkers by an electric locomotive,  recently installed at that level, and  which operates with the greatest satisfaction to the management,  DIES !  This week we are opening  up a very choice assortment  of the following lines:  Lace Curtains,  Sheets and  Pillow Cases,  Bead Spreds  White and  Colored.  The goods are of the latest  designs and patterns, and  the price is the price of the  O I C-the lowest.  life le  A. L^KriEJ^CO, Brops  00000000000000000000000<��OOi  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR     :  AND BUILDER  0  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  3       ESTIMATES FURPIISllED.  | CREENWOOD,   :  B, C.  00<K><><>0000<)p<K)0<>OOCKKH>0000  9f i? 0s a- *c ��r iff if ar s��* jp sf if jcjp *r if*.  mm  m\  m.  %.  %  k  m\  S. A.Grierson  HOUSE  SIGN and  ORNAMENTAL  PAINTER  Nice Stock of Wall  Paoef to choose from  \m  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Build- .  ing* formally occupied by the      *  Postoffice.   Phone LS. *  ; Greenwood, B. C. 5  5P 4? *�� S*? # *P ** P # I? * If fi ** 8*? tP &  When you can get your egjfs hatched cheaper at the Midway Poultry Plant  than it costs you to run them in a small incubator.  Largest Outfit of Incubators and Brooders in the 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 to  H. H. PANNELL   -   -    MIDWAY. B. C.  aire You ?  I  \ Call  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying ^your Meats, Fish,  Etc.  at  the  UNION   MEAT   MARKET.  up  That's us  jJ^P. FLOOD,     Prop.  I FRED. W. McLAINE I  & FIRE. LIFE A  Insurance   I  ACCIDENT....  STOCKS AND SHARES A SPECIALTY  LOCAL AGENT FOR C. P. R. LANDS.  H  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.      GREENWOOD, B. C. 3  ^aiuiiiuutiiiuiuiiiauiuuuiiiiiuiiiiuutittauiiiiiuuuiu^  ���:��x��*>.j~:,^  i  y  DEALERS IN  IFCRNITURE, * CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  X COPPER STREET,  Q&m$^Z*frZ^~Z^'U*Z^��Z"Z"Z"l"Z~Z"Z~Z"'.  GREENWOOD.  KmX-i*^  Dining Room   in the   Windsor  Hotel-Everything f  First-Class.  | ..���WINDSOR CAFE... j  I HARRY COUTTS. Proprietor 1  * .-*  ' ��� -'"-  ."���   ���- .* -v.'    . ���:������ |  | MEALS AT ALL  HCURS t  I NIGHT OR DAY 1  ��*���      B\J���'-~     T%j.^^.        J-     XL- �����*�����������.��         ..     ,   .       _ ������_" *  1 First-Class. ���  * *  % EUROPEAN PLAN. *  * ���  ' t  ��..��������� ��  *  ��  *  *  ��  *  *  *  ��  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ��  ��  *  *  *  ��  ��  Greenwood, |  C  oaoe��e**o#o*oo#o����<te����o#��a*����f*ea<i*&��oe#otfoe��e<i*0��(w �������*��* BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  'A^  ONE NIGHT ONLY  Mr.  P. Walker presents the  eminent aclor  MR.  AND HIS COMPANY  In Steele Mackay's stirring drama  of the French Revolution  Paul Kauvar  The most complete scenic investiture ever seen in the west.  Prices Si.00 and  75 cents.     Seats on  sale at "White Bros, and Thomas  Drug Store.  TOWN TOTICS  A special general meeting of the  shareholders of the* Boundary-Helen  Minim;- Co.. will be held here on March  29th, to consider a resolution to authorize the sale of the Helen mineral  claim, for cash.  Greenwood defeated three Phoenix  teams in a curling contest at the local  rinl- Saturday night. The scores  were its follows: Boucher vs Falconer,  11-I2; McNicol vs McMynn, 8-14; O.  B. Sniith vs Hallett' 11 to 16.  The Great Northern railway has ;m-  nouiicecl tlie names of the stations on  its branch ���line ��� from Grand Forks to  Phoenix as follows: Weston, Granby  Spencer, Hale, Deborah, Glenside  Jordan and Knob Hill Junction,  Seat.-, are now selliug for the engagement of Harold Nelson 'and his company in his splendid nev\; production of  the powerful play "Paul Kauvar," in  which the. eminent Canadian actor  will be seen at the opera house Mar. 7.  In the provincial legislature this  week,* Mr. Brown, Greenwood, presented a petition from the Provincial  Mining Association asking that the  Placer Mining Act beamended to make  it clear that placer claims cannot be  located on mineral claims.  Robert Donagin started work this  week on behalf of the city corporation  in building a dam on Providence creek  for the purpose of determining' the  flow of water and the availibility of;  the creek for supplying this city with  water. A series of careful measurements will be made.  Sewing* machines for rent at Clint's.  B. Tebo, of Eholt,has spent the past  week in Greenwood.  J. A. Tugo has returned to the West  Font after a brief visit here.  For stoves, furniture and granite  ware at rock bottom prices see Clint.  Tom Hardy has returned from a visit  to his old home in the Niagara district.  Pat Dermody is confined to his  residence suffering "from a severe cold.  Mr. and Mrs. Robert .Clark, north  fork of Kettle river, were visitors here  this week. ���  W. T. Hunter and H. T. Pemberton  visited Grand Forks Thursday on mining business. .  , J. C. Douglas is laid up at the hospital with an attack of pneumonia. He  is now out of danger.  A. B. Hood, acting manager, has  been appointed manager of the Eastern  .Townships bank at Phoenix.  James Smith left this week for Spokane where he will undergo another  course of treatment for his eye.  The sixth annual ball, under the  auspices of Greenwood Miners' Union  will be held at the Masonic hall on  March 17th.  Harry Shallenberger, of Spokane,  arrived here last Friday but returned  the following day owing to a bereav-  in his family.  Harold Nelson and his company of  ^pray'ers^will^present "Paui"'"Kauvarr**a*i  romantic drama at the opera house  early nest month.  M?.nager Walker has given Mr. Harold Nelson the best production yet for  his new play, "Paul Kauvar,*' which  will be seen at the opera house on  March 7th.  The Phoenix branch of the Great  Northern was re-examined this week  by W. McCarthy, the government inspector. It is not likely that passenger  trains will be run until next month.  Thomas Graham, of Greenwood, was  in a runaway accident while returning"  from Midway Sunday. .. Mr. Graham  and the other occupants were upset.  The team was not stopped until  Boundary Falls had been'. reached.  The rig escaped injury; although the  horses were slightly bruise d.  The infant boy of Mr. and.Mrs. Duncan Ross died last Sunday morning  after a brief illness',' The funeral took  place Monday 10 at o'clock. Service at  the family residence was conducted by  Rev. Mr. McKee, pastor of the Presbyterian church. It was attended by  relatives and intimate friends.  Frederic W, Mcijaine, of this city,  has beed appointed land agent of the  C. P. "R. for the district extending   be-  He bought 1600 lbs. of beef at Chesaw,  Wash., and drove across the line a't 3  a.m. last Friday. Mr. Gardom, the  collector at Midway, having been advised, started in pursuit and overhauled the smuggler an hour later on the  road near Boundary Falls. He seized  the beef and sleigh and team of horses  Farquharson admitted having bought  the meat for 6^ cents a pound in Chesaw. Mr. Gardom sold the beef, team  and sleigh on Monday for $227 cash to  P. Burns & Co. The facts have been  reported to Ottawa.  R. A. Robertson, one of Greenwood's  old timers left Thursday for Seattle to  join his brother, from which place they  will start for Dawson where they will  engage in business. Some of 'Bobbies'  friends say he will open up a "solo"  game but the information is not confirmed.  At the meeting of "the railway committee at Ottawa Tuesday a bill authorizing the construction of a railway  from Osoyoos lake to a point, near  Grand Forks was referred to a sub-  corn niittee. This is the Nicola, Kamioops and Similkameen Coal & Railway  company bill which overrides certain  provisions of an act of the British Columbia legislature which is to the effect  that notwithstanding anything in federal legislation the lieutenant governor in council of British Columbia  shall have control of the rates to be  charged on the road.  There was a.large attendance at the  special meeting of the Greenwood  Curling club held at the rink Wednesday night, J. S. Birnie, president, in  the chair. The proposition to erect a  combined skating and curling was  fully discussed. Finally the question  was referred to a special committee  with instructions to report at the next  monthly meeting The committee is  composed ,as follows: Geo. Richardson, K. C. B, Frith, Dr. Mathison, A.  D. Hallett,. W. Sherratt, S. M. Johnson and H. Bunting. It was decided  to hold the annual dance early next  month. The date will be selected by a  special committee consisting of Messrs.  Birnie, Warren, Falconer, Frith,  Sherratt, Allison, Bishop and McCreath. The managing committee  was instructed to draw new rinks and  arrange matches for the balance of the  season ,'.���'������  J. Ehrlich  Rossland.  was   a   recent* visitor  to  Masonic   hall,  Curling   club    ball,  Monday March 6th.  Passenger trains to Phoenix over the'  Great Northern will not be run till  March 6th.  C. J. McArthur, the well' known ore  contractor, is recovering from a severe  attack of the grippe.  Benjamin Perkins has started shipping ore from the Riverside group,  Kettle River, three miles from Rock  creek. It is a quartz proposition with  values in silver and gold.  It will pay you to keepCharaberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  in your home. It only costs a quarter.  Sold by all druggists.  Alex McQueen, of Morena cigar  fame, was a guest at the Imperial  Thursday.  AGENTS WANTED.  DR MATHISON���       DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD      -    ."-.     B.C  i%   BOUNDARY VALLEY LODGE  No. 38,1.0.0. F.  Meeis every   Tuesday Evening at 8 00 In the  1. O. O. F. Hall.    A? cordial lnvi tftUoii is ex  tended to all sujournitifr l>rethera.  W. Ei.so.v Fki:d B. Holmes.  N. G. " Rec.-Sec.  BoundaTy-Helen Gold Mining Co.  Limited Liability.  i  Applications will be ; received by the  undersigned for the position ...of Agent  for this locality. One willing to canvas preferred. Good position to the  right man. Apply, Occidental Loan  & Savings Co., P. O. Box 152, Vancouver, B. C.  f p^OTICE is hereby (riven, that a special gen-  |'*^ eral mealing* of the shareholders of the  above n amed Compauv will be held at the office  of the Company afGrceinvood, B. C, upon the  29th day of March. A. D. 1905, at the hour of  three o'clo:l< in the afternoon, to'consider and  if deemed advisable, to pass a resolution to  to authorize the sale of the Helen Mineral  cLaim, for cash.  Dated this 18th day of February, A. D. W05.  M. J. M; Wooi>,  ' Secretary.  tween here and Okanagan lake. The!  land 'department of the company  recently issued a very handsome illustrated pamphlet describing the agricultural resources of the Kootenay,  Boundary and Okanagan districts.  Arthur E. Mallett, representing the  R. G-. Dun commercial agency, was a  visitor here this week. Mr. Mallett  has been investigating trade and mining conditions in the Boundary and  reports that they are excellent. He  says the outside world is beginning at  last to realize the enormous value of  the mineral resources of  this  district.  In connection with the government's  railway policy, while th<? premier announced that nothing will be brought  down this week, it is generally understood that the government has com.  pleted=-arrangemei)ts^-with���the-Great-  Northern people whereby the V. V. &  E. will receive assistance to continue  its line from' the Boundary to the  coast. It is said the contract involves  a grant of land but no particulars can  be obtained. If the deal has been  ma.de with tlie Great Northern people  it means an end to the hopes of McLean brothers.   ���  C. U. Farguharscn, butcher of Anaconda, had an unpleasant experience  with the custom house people last week.  Furniture  Simplicsty of character are the  distinguished features of this  Furniture-  Made of SOLID OAK  iu  weathered   finish���(a darkf  dull finish showing the grain  of the wood.)   We stock several styles, tmt can make to your  order  any   pattern   yo!T~"may  submit and guaiautee our work  equal to any imported at prices  as low or lower.  LET US HEAR FROM YOU  J0ZBZ2  VICTORIA. B.C  CHID digestive process is a process of the solution of food. Tbe greater surface you present on the substance to be dissolved, the more rapid and perfect is the solution attained- Therefore the finer you grind your food the" more  you aid digestion,  so  Get Your Grinders in Good Condition  And Keep Them So by Using  Pearladent Wash  Pearladent Powder  Eutliymol Paste  25c  Y0UR   BBNTIST   WIL.L.   BNB0RSE  THESE.  ouvenir  Tablets  _.'-.- . *       .   .. ���- ." r-( '        -  ��� -*:-*..'���-  4 Views���Greenwood, Copper St, Green/  wood Smelter, Boundary Falls Smelter,  ���Alternating���a    view   on   every    leaf.  3 Sizes* 25c, 40c, 50c  Gostno more than ordinary tablets.   .Sell-      .V  ing  at  sight-     You a.re  entitled to  the  ���  best.     We  have   them.      Also souvenir  post cards, burnt leather .souvenir cards.  Smith 8��  MeRae  Books,  Stationery,   Wall  Paper,   Photo   Supplies.  *  y  y  v  v  ?���  ?  ?.  ?  y  y  y,  ?  y  ?  Y  Y  Y  X  ?  ?  i  Yjss  J    WE HAVE A  -    : ���^ITI   I  No   matter   what  it  is you   find yourself in need of %  -we have it in store in perfect condition and  AT THE RIGHT PRICES  PERFUMES  We know how to buy perfumes to.  * best-advantage.---^We-nevcr-get-any=  "bad bargains" in perfumes.    We  stake our reputation on the Quality  of everything we sell���on perfumes  just as on drugs.  APEX  Cod l/iver Oil Emulsion contains  fifty per cent cod liver oil and is a  perfet tasteless preparation:  CANDY  We are regularly receiving  fresh supplies of LOWNEY'S  Ch6cblates"atiB=c6nfectidnsT^  L,owne3r's are the best���why  buy inferior goods/  BEST   WINTER  TONIC  If you're feeling all "dragged  out"; if you're nerves are "on  edge"; if you can't work with  your usual vim or if your brain  i.s fag-ged Apex Hypophosphates  $1.(10 bottle will do more than  anything else to restore you to  health.  k  ?  Y  5*  X  Y  Y  Y  T  I  WHITE    BROS.  Dispensing Chemists. GREENWOOD B. C.  Y  t  y  Y  Y  x  Y  Y  Y  X  Greenwood Liquor Co.  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood


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