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 -4- ua jsurvit* v>h*sPf ^-abt&l  u  F��ft 141905  ��2T ;���"  /..  Mb.  T*ry  Vol. 9.  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10-1905.  No.  W  TROUSERS  McBRIDE'S  Three-Cornered Bickerings  With Big Rail.ways-.-  TWEEDS,. SERGE AND CORDUROV  ���/���  EEK s��o',SPECIAL $2.00  E i IHSGLQSURES FROM' OTTAWA  To Aiicuate PolDIic Doiniiiii by Land.  Grant to Grand Trunk Pacific.  and Premier McBride evidently thinks  that the legislators of the present date  are blessed with similar weaknesses  McBride is young- but he is not modest.  He is not satisfied with the financial  aid and influence of one railway company. In the last provincial election  the Great Northern railway were induced by E. V. Bodwell, K.C.. to come  to McBride's assistance. McBride or  rather Bodwell, believes in going- the  whole hog* and string-s are benny pulled  to line up the Grand Trunk Pacific and  C.P.R. on the side of'the McBride frov-  : eminent.    Last f;i]l  Mr.   Bodwell and  crime  PRAISES  BOUNDARY  Vast Ore Bodies  Impress  3YL M. Johnson, HE.  i the great and only Ti.   J.   Pen-'  east.  sr:--v   the C  ofTU'i;-'  . i  :'  SHIRTS  CBAMBRAY AND GINGHAM NEGLIGEE  REGULAR    ',  $1.25 to SI 75  SPECIAL 90 cts.  FROM BROKEN LOTS  SPECIAL $4.00  WORTH FROM  S6.00 to $8.00  THE  BIG   STORE  I The RusselHaw-Caullield Co.  V  V  ?  X  ?'��  V*  Y  LIMLTEB.  �����  *  We have just received a nice assortment of  TRUNKS  FR0PI   $6.0��   T��   $13.50  Suit Cases from S3.00 "to $13.50.     Grips from $2.75  to $5 00, and Telescopes from 60c to $1.50.  2  X Our range of Gent's Furnishings', Hats, Shoes, Clothing, etc.  X is complete and at reasonable, prices.  % For fancy and staple  Groceries, Ve  make  it  a  practice  to  ��� order lightly, but often, thereby assuring you  that our stock  % "���'" ;���is-always-kept-fresh. -._  .J^^W-^-XM^jM^tMjHfr^^  ���^mmmmmmnTtmwnjwnmmmmmmmmmmnni!!  I American  I Fo^fomea  pr-        . " -* *       "i     ,      -i ""**'  S�� Spring,a,nd; :   -  |~ Summer Shoes  -^.i  Without  Eliutlc  - [r.stcp  With or Without "Elastic Instep'  .   THE GENUINE R��VE-ntE,NA>lE0N EVEHY SOLE.  ; ���        '.* ' ���'.'���"������." ACCEPT No SUBSTITUTES.  We have just received a large shipment of the  famous JULIA MARLOWE,SHOES. They lit like  a glove and feel like a slipper. Any foot that is  n<K a positive deformity can be comfortably and  stylishly fitted among the many ���st3rles produced  by this modern factory.. We announce with great  pleasure that we are the exclusive agents of this  famous make of fine shoes and have in stock a  variety-of - the best styles. -.   ���'���-...,-1  B  SPECIAL PRICES ON FELT SLIPPESS  Children's Felt Slippers  Children's Felt Slippers  with ieatlier soles  Women's Felt Slippers  35c pr    ^S  50c pr" S3  60c pr   ^5  I   RENDELL & GO.   1  ^umitiuiiiiuiiiiituiuiujiuuiiiiiiiiiuuuwauiiiututiuu^  (From our own Correspondent.)  Ottawa, January 31.���Way back in  Bruce county, many years ag-o, I went  to school. One of the authorized school  readers had a lesson under the title  '���A Burnieside Feast." Fine linen,  fine dishes, fine service were provided  for the hungry but nothing to eat. The  first session of the present parliament  reminds me somewhat of that ancient  feast. There was nothing lacking in  the preparations for the grand opening,  everything was complete from a brand  new governor-general to the well  dressed soldiers who shivered in the  cold awaiting his arrival. Since the  opening day parliament* has been conducted with due regard to all those  formalities that are still so necessary  even in a counfry so democratic as our  own, but the bill-of-fare up to date has  been a "somewhat meagre one and with  the exception of a measure to grant  provincial autonomy to the Northwest,  the remaining days of the session do  not hold out much hope for those who  are anxious to do something for their  country during their first session. The  older members have had a surfeit of  six, seven and nine month- sessions  and both sides of the house are determined to get away from Ottawa before  May 1st.   ,  During every session of parliament  one can find some British Columbian  in the rotunda of the Russell House.  The usual number has been increased  this year. The cry for better terms  has had its effect-^nd the various delegations are endeavoring to secure these  better terms in chunks.  The irrepressible Norman McLean  is here after a subsidy for the Coast-  Kootenay railway. Dr. Bell Irving  and Robert Kerr want a closed season  for salmon during 1906 and 1908 and  Richard Hall, M.P.P., a representative  Victorian, is here to oppose anything  and every thing-Vancouver-wants.-The  advance guard of the big lumber delegation has arrived. W. C. Wells is  here as gay and debonair as the  youngest of the youngsters; Bob  Beattie, of Cranbrook, filled himself up  with Old Man Simpson's slogan,  "Fp?m the best town in the best district in the best province in the Dominion," and he has that satisfied  look that a good cause brings. Joe  Deachamps is here to help the boys  get a lumber duty but Joe recently  married a charming wife who is with  him and for the nonce free lumber has  no terrors for him. Frank Patterson,  of Vancouver, full of facts and figures,  is anxiously awaiting the time when  he can turn himself loose on the cabinet and in the meantime he is experimenting on the Manufacturers' Association at Toronto. These are only the  advance agents of. the big lumber delegation. When they are all here,  Ottawa, the slowest, stupidest and  least progressive capital city in the  world, will probably be awakened by  the noisy enthusiasm of the wild and  woolly webt.  But the list of westerners is not yet  complete. There are here a number of  railway men and some who are not  railway men, waiting to get contracts  on ihe Grand Trunk Pacific.  Speaking of railways one has to go  away from home to hear the news. In  the days of old, provincial govern ments  kept themselves in power by omnibus  railway bills for which the majority of  members voted, fearful that defeat  would mean no railway for their own  particular districts. Legislators in the  past ^delighted in being- gold-bricked  U-I.fili <.'/ I ho .N-.i,;Bl*iJe -.=-., ;..i u>>W:Ui  oMVtv.i tht. .-������'.;".v,".\\" lariu ,'���;*<���'it-.! u.-i.i1  CA hi';' i:K'.;iCO-'i!;.;:*;.% \q i;o.T!*i ������*.*.' ;;*!'���'  help IttcBri.le.' The G/i'.F. <*-���-���*��� cki'.s :  ara tiicij of expi'.-iojice ami Mi*. A).->r-,e  is now on tlie coast to size up the situation and satisfy himself thai Mr.  Bodwell's man, Friday, is strong  enough to deliver the goods.  The C.P.R. too are getting into the  game. A Mr. Loss, who had an option  on the Midway and Vernon charter,  has acquired the Nicola and Similkameen charter and is asking for authority to extend the line from Penticton  to Midway. He is going to the provincial government for aid and it is  semi-oEficially stated that he is acting  for the C.P.R. It is also rumored that  Loss is behind the McLean Bros, and  in the event of them getting anything  in the shape of subsidies that will be a  .temptation. to the'C.P.P., that company, through Mr. Loss, will take over  McLean Bros', interests.  McBride is a versatile soul. Not only  is he going to get three powerful companies building railways - on paper-  but he is going to catch, with a big  irrigation scheme, some of the recalcitrant members. He is going to borrow  $1,000,000 for irrigation purposes in the  iriterior. Incidentally he will take  ��tar the dyking indebtedness of Mats.-  qui aud other places along the Fraser.  This ia a scheme that is likely to appeal  to L. W. Shatford, the member for  Similkameen. He has been threatening to kick over the traces but now he  and his brother have acquired the big  Ellis estate, he may be anxiously looking for a slice of the million.  I haven't yet ascertained how McBride hopes to keep George Fraser in  line.  YaUB-CARIBOO.  i >' < i  ���O'ru'H  ,.'' It i  rm  rAft  BOUNDARY FALLS CONCERT.  A very successful conceit was held at  Boundary Falls Wednesday evening  last. A splendid programme consisting of songs, recitations and gramophone music was rendered by Boundary Falls and Greenwood talent. A  very excellent part of the entertainment was the lunch provided by the  ladies-which-was.especiai!y-en;joyed-by  the Greenwooders. The hall, kindly-  given by Messrs. Smith & McEwen,  was so packed that as load after load  from Greenwood drove up the question  was asked, "Where are we going to  put them." The proceeds are to be devoted to the purchase of an organ for  use in the religious service* there.  The success of the entertainment is a  proof of what can be done by a long  pull, a strong pull and a pull altogether. The Boundary Falls citizens  are to be congratulated on this their  first concert of the season.  For Rent���Three roomed furnished  house.   Asply at this office.  Startling But True-  People the world over were horrified  on learning of the burning of a Chicago theater in which nearly six hundred  people lost their lives, yet more than  five times this number or over 3,000  people died from pneumonia in Chicago during 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 Cdugh  Remedy. A great many who had  every reason to fear pneumonia have  warded it off by the prompt use of this  remedy. The following is an instance  of this sort: "Too' much c\nnot be  said in favor of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, and especially for colds and  influenza. I know that it cured my  daughter, Laura, of a severe cold, and  I believe saved her life when she was  threatened with pneumonia."���W. D.  Wilcox, Logan, New York Sold by  all druggists,  "Visitor Says Local Mining" Conditions  Are Ideal.  M. M.Johnson, M.E., of Salt Lake  City, Utah, returns home tomorrow  after a fortnight's stay in the Boundary. He is conceded to be one of the  ablest mining engineers in the United  States, enjoying the advantage of a  professional experience extending over  a period of thirty years. Mr. Johnson  is general manager of all the mines  owned by Samuel Newhouse, the  largest individual mining operator in  Utah and Colorado. He formerly had  charge of the Highland Boy mine,  Bingham, Utah, which Mr. Newhouse  sold to the Standard Oil people for  about $13,000,000. The mine has paid  $2,586,000 in dividends, its net profits  last year being $900,000. The enormous size of the copper-gold deposits  of the Boundary have deeply impressed  Mr. Johnson, whose favorable report  thereon will probably result in the  diversion of new capital in this direction. With praiseworthy candor, the  visitor frankly admits that the Boundary possesses mineral resources,  which are destined to become great  factors in the copper market; and what  especially appeals to him is the self-  fluxing character of the ores, ensuring  low costs of smelting, and the modern  raining methods in vogue at all the big  mines.  "I came here professionally on behalf of eastern American capitalists,"  said Mr. Johnson to the Times at the  Imperial last evening. "I don't think  I am betraying any confidence when I  state that I am favorably impressed  with the Boundary district. An inspection of the principal mines has  proved a perfect revelation to me. The  Granby company certainly possesses  the largest copper-gold body I have  ever seen. The vastness of the slopes  and the millions of tons in sight are  well calculated to impress.even a veteran engineer unfamiliar with the  -conditions as_they_exist-in_theJ3oius-_  dary. Great as the development has  been during the past four years, I am  credibly informed that this section in  a comparative sense has scarcely been  scratched. The methods of ore extraction are up-to-date and could not be  improved upon. When you can mine  ore without timbering the costs are  reduced to a minimum, The'glory hole'  system is a wonder. There seems to  be little oxidation, and the occurence  of zones of secondary enrichment are  consequently absent. However, the  ore seems to be very uniform in value.  With costs of mining and smelting  figured out to a cent, and with vast ore  reserves, the problem of mining here  presents the same characteristics as  those of a large manufacturing establishment.  ,:Your ores being self-fluxitig ensure  low treatment costs. It seems marvellous that two furnaces can treat 700  tons daily, an actuality I witnessed at  the Montreal & Boston smelter. The  same results, I understand, are being  accomplished at the other plant* at  Greenwood and Grand Forks. If the  ores are being treated a* a net cost of  $1.25 per ton, as is claimed, the Boundary possesses a record that has never  been equalled elsewhere. All you need,,,  is capital to open up the ore bodies.-/. V  The greatest concern of the metallur-'f.  gist will be to keep pace with mining ���  development and provide the treatment  facilities. I have no hesitation in saying that the Boundary offers asafeand  inviting field for the employment of  capital. My only regret is that I did  not see the country with the snow off  Continued on last page  /" BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.. -HALLET  "'** ��� '��� tiAKKISTliK',   SOLICITOR,'  Notary   Public.  .���Ca'ilft A.lilr'jss :       haw-rtv,"  ... ) Ui-ilioi-d M'Ncill's  c" "'���*���   'i Morein-j- .-.* Neat's  '  Lt*il>t*r's.  GliEF.NWOOD,     fl.     C,  ty]GLEOD <St*BROWN  I'ARWISTKKS   AND   SOJ.1CITOKS,  Kotahiks Public, ISfc  quiets: Wallace-Miller block, Cnpper street,  .' Greeuwood, B.C.  J. R. Brow.n. ,   I. I*. McLeod.  A.  E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  ��� Alning and Engineering Surveys.  'Residence:   Church St. U'hone B15.  GREENWOOD, K. C.  Gold Bug* will be the first of tlie  high grade propositions to be  equipped with a compressor,  it being* the intention of the contractor to install a baby drill for  the more expeditious driving of  the tunnel. Including the St.  Lawrence nnd June Bug properties in the list, there are now  seventeen high grade propositions  in this camp undergoing* development aiid of which seven are on a  steady shipping basis.  lines in the territories and providing* ' terminals on the great  lakes, Winnipeg'.and the Pacific.  Canadians ��� may-:'well ..entertain  with pride the enormous development that is now iu progress and  which is attracting the attention  of the civ-ilL'/.ed world.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  GHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    anb    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Ofiice with Gaunce & Wicltwlrc.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    :       :      i       :    B.   C.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR,  RICHARD H. PARKHSOH,  A. M. Can- Toe- C. E.  ������Surveyor and Civil.Engineer.  Surveys  on   Kettle   River   and   West  Fork promptly attended to at   regular  *   *   ' prices.  Address :    FAIRVIEW. P.   O., B. C  W.H. JEFFERY,  ������;.  Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined  aiici  reported   ou.   "Will  , 'take-charge of deTelopment work.  ������Corrasjioiitleuce solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   C  O<KK*iOCK>O0<3-0<>O<><>0-0<KK>OO<>p<>0  We Ask Your Inspection  iVhen- in. Bee J .of  'O  *:o  o  . 0  o  o  o  o  BLANK BOOKS,  .STATIONERY,  ���       OFFICE SUPPLIES,  ���$' WALL PAPER,  CHINA AND  FANCY   GOOD!',  CIGARS AND  TOBACCOS.  o  o  0  O  0  o  0  &  FRITH  o<k>goooo-oo<-m>o-o<>o<>o<>oo<>o<><x>  iil>es  Boundary Creek Times  ^Issued every Triday  Duncan Robs Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  1��er..Y'bak ...::    2 00  Six Months.. _  1 2a  To'Fokkigx Countries  .2 50  lit   another   column    will ��� be  found the first of a series of interesting letters  from  our  Ottawa  correspondent.     It  is   a   truism  that   one  has .got  to  go   away  from home  to  learn  the   news.  The   Dominion   capital   is   just  ���Off a  Mecca  of   lobbyists   and  business men who  have  axes  to  grind;    and     British    Columbia  seems in that   respect to be ?s  well represented   as  any of  the  other provinces.   A new sidelight  is thrown on the  provincial railway situation.     If subsidies are  forthcoming the next few months  should should  witness the commencement  of  railway construction   west  from   Midway.    Perhaps the most important piece of  news" contained   in   the   special  correspondence is  the  disclosure  of Premier McBride's   "new  policy."     In his desperate attempts  to retain power   and  increase his  strength,   Mr.    McBride  will resort to measures   well  calculated  to increase the provincial indebtedness.       It      is     questionable  wBetber   the   people. of . British  Columbia will sacrifice their heritage by calmly acquiescing in the  proposition   to   aid    the   Grand  Trunk Pacific enterprise by making large land grants in  return  for0 the railway company's, support.    No legislation such a**.! the'  government proposes stands <j.ny  chance of passing the legislature  as at present constituted;   and  if  the house were dissolved and the  McBride  policy   were   made   an  issue the fate of the conservatives  would not be long in doubt if the  public had an opportunity of expressing   its   sense of outraged  justice.    The   exposure   of   Mr.  McBride's   attempt    to    play   a  three-cornered    game   with   the  trans-continental      railways     is  timely.     The premier will be an  adept  if  he  can   satisfy each of*  these   corporations   without   incurring the,.suspicion of unduly  favoring  one  at the expense of  the���others.���Mean-while���not���a  thought is  taken  of the people,  who after all have got to pay the  bill.  A reec-nl; issue ,.of -the 'World's  Work, a leading.-American-magazine, con'?:i"ins' ;in artible on Canada's -atiiuiil.e .towards the United  States, based" c)u replies to the  foil owin g' question'' which was  submitted before the recent Federal election, to three hundred  leading men pf. the Dominion.: -\  "If Canada could be merged into the  United States-: with no loss of self-  respect, and with no friction with England; becoming* a section of the United  States, as the eastern, southern, or  Pacific Coast states are sections���not  annexed, nor absorbed, nor swallowed  up, but completely merged, so that all  residents of the continent above the  Mexican line should meet upon a plane  of absolute equality as citizens of one  country and go forward to the building up of the continent���under these  conditions, would you be in favor of  this complete uniting of the two  nations ?"  The replies received to the enquiry convinced the author that  the people of the Dominion are  intensely hostile ��� to any .movement looking toward a merging  with the United States. : The  author continues :  " It was stipulsvted in" the letter accompanying the question, that the  name of the person answering the  question would not be published if  he were unwilling. The writers were  members of the Dominion (national)  parliament���senators or members of  the ����oLia>e ol Commons���prime ministers, lieutena.nl governors of the provinces, editors, barristers, manufacturers, capitalists, farmers, business  men���in short, the leaders of Canadian  thought. Only oue, a man of national  prominence, requested that his name  be not published. The answers form  the fir it authoritative expression of  the position of Canada upon a subject  which has been discussed for more  thau a century. And these opinions  have been e-hoed by every Canadian  ������with whom I have talked upon the  subject in a. recertt tour covering more  than six thousand miles and embracing every prominent city ii Canada  and many smaller towns. Only one  writers -favored a union of the two  countries. His letter was unsigned  and the only clue lo his identity was  the post mark on the envelope."  WATCHES  C LOCKS  JEWELRY  ���Watch Repairing a Specialty  I'WRemember a guarantee  ��� is given with all bur work.  JEWELLERS  (F~i  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  �����2  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paid up, $14,000,000.        ��est?-..-,:..,..^10;po^Opo^;;5  *-*���=�����  hs8"  *=0  President.   Lord Strathcona ���.kd'ModhtiRoyal,       ���'���'���i-    '������-.> ���  Vice-President:   Hon. Gkorqb A., Drummond,  General Manager:   E. S  Glottston.  Branches in London, Eng: -\ '^H^i&ilI New ' Yorkr 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.  ���*��  **=2  \h  #ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyty tyty ty 4 $ty'ty.%;%  FRIDAY  FEBRUARY 10, 1905  ^The improvement in the local  miniti��" situation continues. This  week was signalized by a considerable increase in shipments  from the mines in tne high grade  belt. The Last Chance, under  the management of D. H. McVicar, is achieving a new record  by inaugurating its programme  of maintaining an output of 50  tous weekly. The Skylark mine  is about to increase its force to  twenty men, the construction of  a new bunlchouse having just  beeu undertaken in order to provide additional accommodation.  This month will also witness the  resumption of operations at the  Gold Bug and Goldfinch mines.  The contract for driving a 300-  tunuel on the former property  was   awarded   this- week.     The  It will pay you to keep Chamberlain's  Colic, 'Cholera- .ttid Diarrhoea Remedy  in your home.    It only costs a,quarter.  .Sold by all druggists.  Canada is on the eve of railway  expenditure aud development unprecedented in the "history of the  Dominion and unparalleled just  now in any other country. The  C.P.R., has appropriated four  million dollars Tor improvements  west of Lake Superior. It is rebuilding bridges, straightening  curves, lowering grades and providing better facilities at way  stations and ^.terminals. All this  xs exclusive of millions which will  be expended in double-tracking  tlie road between Fort William  and Winnipeg and the extension  of existing lines and the construction of new branches in the  Avbeat belt. The Canadian  Northern is likewise displaying  great activity and is undoubtedly  destined to become a trans-continental line. From Lake Superior the tracks alreadj- extend  over a thousand miles beyond  Battleford, and Edmonton will be  reached early this spring. Again  the Grand Trunk Pacific railway  company has scores of engineering parties in tlie field locating  its main line from Winnipeg to  the Pacific, constructing a branch  to connect its main line with  Lake Superior, projecting branch  COLUMBIA COLLEGE.  Found ed=l 892-^=���,���- Incoporated=1893'  NEW. WESTMINSTER,   B.   C.    .   .   .  Provides a Christian* home for .students of both sexes at Moderii rates.  Has a preparatory . class for junior  students, doing grade public school  work. Does high school work, confers  all hig"h 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.B.Iv". 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 aHiiliation. ���  For full information and terms write  Rev. W? J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D., principal; or Rev. J..P. Bovvell, bursar.  +  ���ty.  ty  n  Mines  r  REPRESENTING  Stocks  i The Phoenix Fire Assur-'  ance Co. of London, Eng'.'1  | Liverpool and London and <  i Globe Insurance Company.',  [The British   America As-  i surance Co.,  of Toronto.  ' The Caandian Birkbeck-J  In-vestment and Savings]  Co.  ��*���  GEORGE   R.' NADEN  MANAGER  ty  ty  >  ty  ���ty  ty.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ifc tyl tyl t^O t*a &A *?3 ty ty ty !��?���� *JR�� mM. ty ��& ty <ty ty mfy ty ty ty ty ty ty 2*1  ADM RAM OF (yOMERCEl  TflL  With Which is Amal-sratnated  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO  GLUMBtAr  DR MATIIS0N    DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD  -  -  B C  ^&i  ''-''Awki-i  EOU^DARV   VALLEY   LODGE  ^0.���38.1.O. 0. F.  Meets ercrj*  Tuesdav Evenixt},'at 8 00 in the  I- O. O. T. "Ha.ll.     A.' cordial^ invi tntion is ex  tended to all sojouruinir bretliern.  W. Evios .FhEDB.Hor.MESi   .-���  X. G. .   Rec.-Sec.  ../../ ;  Paid-up capital   Rest .-.. .........;..  Aggregate resources (30 Nov? 1903) over   London Office,  60 Loml-ard St. E. C.  8,700,000. ..  3,500,000        ���  83,000,00'0';  B. Walker. {���&�������  Wm. Gray  H   ~    New York Agency  *       -���    -   ��� 16 EXCHANGE.pr^ACE,-  In addition the Bank has 107 bratiulies and aueiicies in-Canada and th    United' SUtes.l  includiii(��* the followintr in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.  ATUN?'" GREENWOOD, NANAIMO,        .    .   VANCOUVER,',  CRANBROOK",        KAMLOOPS. NELSON," VICTORIA,   ''���  DAWSON, *    LADYSMITH, N.WESTMINSTER, WHITE HORSE,  I'ERNIE.-  -.     ;i -. -.���-.,       -        ���**-:- '*  Branches in the United States:  NEW YORK;      SAN FRANCISCO.       PORTLAND,      SEATTLE,     SKAGWAY'  Deposits received, exchaug*e."boug-ht  and-sold and every description ol   bankint?  ���GREENWOOD BRANCH,  W. ALLISON, Manaeer.  ���business transacted i  I.N.BS0R* t^OTEL  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 iu 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.  >,  ' \ I  BOUNDARY   CREEK TIMES  , !>,rSHD Sf OPE  9     . ���"��� :.:.-;���*'-" a  Rich chalc.opyrite ore from the Paymaster claim, near Midway, is on exhibition in the office of Mayor Naden.  The.proposition:promises to become'a  steady shipper. -It is o*w*ned..by Mr.  Naden and J. KUEast.  west. One of the snags encountered during.-the discussion is the  claim set up by the Territories to  the ownership of crown lands.  The Dominion representatives, so  far as can be gathered, .object  to  CURLING.  The Greenwood curlers returned  Tuesday from the Nelson bonspiel and  report having- been hospitably entertained. The following" is the score of  the Boundary rinks:  Phoenix ��� I     Crawford,     skip,     C.  A. marked improvemen t in the Coro-'  Canadian, Skylark camp, has taken  place : during the past week. The  quartzvein,.atttie;bottpni j>f* a '42-foot  shaft,; is . twelve .inches -wL<3e,and contains* native silver. It is the intention  of the* manager, W, H. Jeffery, M.E.,  to run'drifts from the SOfoot level. He  expects to make a carload' shipment  early in April.  .Ay D. McPhee, superintendent of the  McKinley;mine, Franklin camp, north  fork-of'Kettle: river,  is in   town.    Mr.  McPhee" inspected   the  Mother Lode  mine -with   a   view   to  studying the  method of quarrying ore ia  the glory  holes,    fie will also   visit the Granby  miiieo. . Mr.  McPhee intend* to adopt  the jrlory  holing   system at  the   Mc-  Kinlev rrheii operations are resumed  in April.   The-McKinley   bids fair to  become one of the richest and  largest  gold-copper pioaijcets  i:i   British   Columbia ^   Tlu-oie /,on-r,   n   litis alii'sui-,  been demonstrated, is J-52   feet   wide,  and has been extensive-h- opened tipb*,  taenia of surface cut1*-,  ��inrl   >��'rijipit)**.*-.  The   McKinley   rrat,    purrhas-ed   lp-.t  year by George A.   MlI.i-ikI, .j   brn��lit  young mining operator of GrrandKorkb.  Mr. McLeod subsequently stocKed the  proposition.      The    chalcopyrite  ore  averages from $1.0 to $12 per ion but an  enriched zone in the centre of the deposit will  easily exceed   $40 per ton.  AU the McKinley   needs   is ,railway  transportation .in order to become one  ofthe great mines of B.C. if not of the  w��'rld.   .    The holiday-midwinter   number   of  the'Phoenix ; Pioneer   lia.s received a  flattering reception front, the press and  public.     It comprises 34   pages   with  colored   covers.     The   issue   is   very  artistically  and profusely illustrated,  the views  embracing typical   mining  schenes,  and portraits of leading min  trig men and prominent pioneers.  One  oi two of the pictures notably those of  the glory holes at the Knob Hill and  Mother Lode, are   well calculated   to  impress eastern people with the magnitude of the operations  now being so  successfully carried on throughout the  Boundary  district.     The description-.  of the .various camps and properties is  very complete, the statistical information  being up-to-date  and   especially  invaluable   to   prospect!re   investors.  The  transition   of   Phoenix   from   a  howling wilderness to its unique position as ot��e   of   the   greatest   mining  camps on the contihenl is > graphically  illustrated.     Editor   Willcox has*surpassed all previous  efforts  and is entitled to commendation   for his public  spirited enterprise.  the two provinces now proposed  to be created. They say that the  retention of these lands by the  Dominion is necessary in connection with the carrying out of the  large and comprehensive immigration policy now in operation,  involving as,,.it does the annual  expenditure of something like  half a million dollars. Manitoba  did:not. get* the-crown lands when  she entered confederation, and  official opinion seems to be  against the recognition of the  Territorial claim. Of course if  the lands are retained by the Do  minion fair compensation in the  shape of a cash subsidy would be  granted by Ihe Dominion  surrendering   the   crown lands in).Reeves, A. Stnich-ui, t. Moran; played  i7 games, won 11? percentage 65; prizes  one first in the Hudson's Bay and  second in the Consul a lion.  Phoenix ��� Dr. -Boucher,', skip, C.  Thornton, _ C.��� Day.-'G. L. McNicol;  played 12 games, won 1%, percentage  62)4; prizes, first the Walkerville.  Greenwood���K. C. B. Frith, ship, J.  McCreath, H. W. Falconer, E. B. Dill;  played 9 games, won 1; percentage 11. .  .Greenwood*���W. G. McMynn, ship,  L. 13. Hodge/G. Findlay, E. W.Bishop;  played 12 games, won 6; percentage SO.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  �����>"' \f VH/"  ���*  &>$/&m\f*\/  AND XXX  Mark F. Madden, Chicago, presiden  of the Providence Mining Co,, is in  ihe city. Mr. Madden, who will be  here f..>** another week, sayo he i.-i well  - itiviied ivit'i rin1 appe.ti .ii' - ��� ���** ' J i  (lit ion of Uie'mine  The oitv ' m***11ril  'net   Motvav  n" '1'  ai i ti  Di   il  -��� -   ir ���'  B.   U.  BISHOP  PLUMBER  nrr'n-r-'ir  J TO Robert Henry Bergman and'* Frederic "W.  McLaine, or to an\* persons to whom they  may have transferee! their respecti**r�� interests in the "Last Chance" and "New Oro  Flno" Mineral Claims, situate in tli*  Greetrvrood Mining DItIs'iou of Yal.: District.  YOU are hereby notified that I hare expended the sum of $133.33 (one hundred  ind thirty three dollars and thirty three cento)  (or. assessment work on above mentioned  claims, such being* required and necpfsary to  hold the; same for the year ending 2lst June,  1W, under the provisions of the Mineral Act  ind Amending Acts, and il at tne expiration of  ninety'days froin the date of the first publication '*of this notice iu the "Boundary Cre��k  Times" you fail or refute to contribute your  portion o*f such expenditure namely $25.00 (lu*  by yon Rjbert Henry Ber-yniau and$20.*Q due  by tou Erederic W. McLaine, toifetlier with all  coBts of advertisitur, your interests ia laid  mineral claime shall become vested in me  (your co-ov.-ner(upon filing* in the proper offic*  In that behalf the affidavit required by section  4 of.the "Mineral Act Amendment Act 1900."  Dated this 7th day of November, 1904.  MARIAN ATWOOD.  L����t issue Feb. 7.      '.-tisines*:  , i'  MINERAL   \<"T  Cii'tificdtii of Imp**)Yimous  NOTICE  l   (.'���"  *s  usounu i>;  r?>f')ped  do  r'lT':'.-'".�� ."fl'O  Ion  ���in was' acconipara-;  McD*.*ia'd.    H**-*** ���:*-.  V\-'J i it.  \\  i^N  Mni'-r il i 1 v -i      i   -    .iv  . i  " i   Miiuur  \}\\ ���> i i'  11 ^    lit   i     lu*_lti il 11       .*   O     i'l' >(_  -r^'.1: .'.unci, urn i    *  ii    ���*��� ' .  .*     ,    c  i, i - - i "11 i *"' ���  Si                    ,l'i. I-.V. **���*    i '   *                       l  *,ll.l   , v        i       >   ��� V>   I*.*-:' >>        .  II    V         *li"    I    .' vti.i   ", .',���>��!  Mill ml -l-\                 . ii.li> l| u     i '     i                         i  u> tiie vi'miitr Lc^*ji*ier lot .i ^ot.ii.v. v ,. lil  paneuients, for the purpose of obtainm***: a  Crown Grant of theabove claim.  And furtliei talce notice that action, under  section VI, mnst be commenced befoie the issti-  ance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of December, A. It.. 1994.  T. H'PATES SON.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ''Wallace Fractional'1 Mineral claim, situate  in the Green .ood Miniti(f  Division of.Yale  District.    Where located:     In  Graham's  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE  that I, Forbes \1. Kerbv,  Free Miner'bCcriilicate No.B74615, iiit'ml.siut  days from the Lite hereof, to applj to the Min-  Itijr Recorder for n. Cciulic.ile of liiipiov*��iiieiHs,  for  the  purpose of obl.uninR* a Crown Oram  of the above claim.  And further take I notice, that   action,   under  section 3", must be commenced  befoie tlie issu  aticc of such Ceiulicite of Impiotcinenls.  Dated  this' 17tli dav of Jaiiu:Lr\-,*A.D. 1905.  POR1JES'M. KliRBY.  :*)e<K  \yii'  Notice of Forfeiture.  to ASDRRW HAMILTON, dr iu iny ptraol  or por son�� to -vli-jp.i He* may. have trausfer��*i  hia Inturi:bts in the OKiC A'T LAXIE and  T>VTN mineral claimn Kitiuite at Siiiumit  ( nn'-  r, ������    '*i>-^i-    -j d Mining Divifciou uf  V* ill-     <Illtf IL'  YOt; <(^>i> r h     >-.j r ^,i  that \rt  have ��-  t i'1-i.-^->.   .    i.    ,     I 00 ior vorW on Hit  ''f        u   " .     ' i'  "       .      ���; > n'1 fi>r n'corduiji  i   u-,n>>   i .: -        ���   ���- . .   i > j ,>>*.l',   tiieb  be-  v  ~.< -i . ��� .i jld   tht =;��.iil  "', : *    j (l div of bept-  >' o   i-ion-, ol tha Mm-  .    ' s ^. ���,,   and   if   kl tli*  ' -    , -i   llit   diitc-fif  > i I)>Jiiu0irT  *    -     ~ *��t-  ii�� <:i>uuit)yt��  ���    . ���mcl,, It* 7ii  .   - il^in*,*"   your in  -     ' -        '* ^11 liecomc |��-  >     . i1 \w>\' m tL*v  1 - .i Im-'t tl   t��  ' .1) n-r-i    Ac:  V?'K:t:ibtiiKN  oinbe-  e.nU  .  . I* to  cha*��ed by Mark  F. Mudden, is to t*p-'  surue operationt, immediately.  The   recpnt   shipment   of   Bay   or>  netted S33Q0 79,   or  $103  per ton net  "Not a bad -homing for 33  tons,"' observed H. jM?   Fuller when ihe showed  the Trail -smelter cheque to the Times,.  J. E. McAllister, stiperintenent of  the British Columbia Copper Co,'*-  ���smelter, leaves tomorrow for New York  to confer with the board of directors  respecting- the proposed enlargement  of the plant.  -     KA1LWAY.  The only all rail route "between points saet  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Tories and 'Republic.  Buffet cars run between Spolcane and North-  port  Effective June 14tlt. 1903.  L3JA.VIC  8:45 a. ai.  10:40 a. ni.  7:20 a. m.  10:35:a. m.  8:30 a.*'m.  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Forks  Republic  Arhivb  6:15 p. m.  4:35 p. m.  7:20 p. ni.  4:00 p. m  6:15 p. ni.  In Connection With  *<"!.������-> '. -t    v.i,f,  ceuuKsiie ui inipioveraenti-  ' NOTICE.  "Teutonic Fractional" Mineral Claim-, situate  in the Greenwood Miuiiifr Di-vision of..V.ala  District.'  Where  located: * ���. In   Dea'dVood  camp, adjoining the "Emerald" claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we, John W. Trott.  Free Miner's Certificate No. B80.149 xnd  M. McMynn, Free Miner's Certificata No.  1185,502, intend, sixty days from the data hereof,  to apply to the Mininsr' Recorder for a certifir  cate of Improvements, for the purpose of ot>-  taininjf a crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action; undar  section 37, must lie coi: meticed before tha Uaii-  anceof irucli Ceitificate of Improvement!.  Dated this 7th day of October, A.D. 1904.  John TV. rn'Ot-x.  M. McMtnj.  MINERAL ACT  C   tificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "���Meadow View No. 2" Mineral Claim, situate  in the isoyons Mining Division of Vale  'Oist'rU't. ���'���' Where"located: One mile north  of fire Valley Creek and four miles east of  Kettle River.  TAKK NOTICE that I, John R. Old actinj  acent foi nisself Froe Miner', Certilicate  No. I.'836+7, in tend sixty days f l-iiiii the dau>  liereoT, to apply tc the .limuir R'ecoider for a  Certilicale of Improvements, foi the purposeof  nbtainintr n Crowit G^rant of the * above claim.  Ard fuither talce notice that action, under  seel ion-37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Ceriificate of Improvements,  Daied this 12lh day or Jaiin.ir_\, A. L). WOS.  JOHN B. OLD, Fire Valley, B. C.  GREAT  NORTHERS  RAILWAY  i  The   mission   to   Victoria   of   Win.  -Blakemorc, C.E., oi E**el'��*��n,_repre'sent;:  ing the mining industry of the interior^  shows that there is strong feeling  in'  favor of the readjustment of the 2 per  cent,   iriitieral  tax.     Mr.   Blakembre  represents   the   Silver-Lead   Miners'  Association,   the   Provincial   Mining  Association  and the Nelson board of  trade, all of   which have endorsed  a  resolution favoring the referring of the  question to a commisaion.   Mr. Blake-  mor�� is also president   of the Nelson  D Conservative Association, and as sttih  has matters affecting the party to dis-j  cuss with the premier.     He  will   un~  doubted 1\ strongly  urge the need of a  full   consideration of  the question  of  the 2" per cent, tar upon the government;    He contends tliat the represen-  t-jitious' made   before   the assessment  commission   favoring the 2 per cent.  tar were not mude with the sanction *nf  any mining association.    The general  gfood of the industry must be looked t<.  arid   not a particular .mine    He contends that the subject of taxing mines  may be solved satisfactorily, and he  rp;iy  propose   *ubsta.i��tive  systems tn  the minister of mines,3 which would do  away with much  ot the opposition to  the present method.  A bill granting autonomy to tne  Northwest will be introduced in  Parliament next -week. It promises to precipitate a lively and  prolonged debate. Conferences  between representatives of the  Federal and Territor'al governments still continue, and will be  kept up until the Dominion min-  insters are fully seized of the  views of the mea from the Nortb-  MINERAL ACT  Certificat* of Improvements.  NOTICE.  '"���Globe- Mineral Claims, ',luftY*i*" "'SSS-TcT  uoocl Mininir  Dij-i*>r>'i   of   'i ale    Ui^trid  Where located:��� In DeadwooJ wm-J-   AKE ������SOTICE that I, C. ��: Shaw, aMnt  for William Law, Kre* M.aej��s ��..e. tjfi-  T'  cate No B80S18, and John Gray, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80551, intend si.xty  davs from the <iate; hereof, to apply to the  Mi'iiing Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of ohtaiuinga Crown  Gram of the above,claim.  And further taUe notice that action, undei  section 37, must *bc commenced "before the issuance of such Certificate of tnii>ro-*re*n��ents.  Dated this 29th day of December K D. l^iM.  j\Iaclc big enough for a big   i]  man to work in v.*,th comfort.   [']  _    ;-*  Has more material in it than  anj- other brand of shirt in  Canadi,_  _ Made_ ^n_ thej  H B.K. beale it requires 39^   |  to 42 yards per dozen, .-whereas  common shirts have only 32   |  to 3.3.yards.  TICKETS All To POINTS  SHORT TUNE TO  ST.. PAUL, DUIJOTH, M-NNEA-  POIvIS, CHICAGO and ALt POINTS  BAST. SEATTLE, TACOMA VICTORIA, PORTLA-ND and alltACIPIC  COAST POINTS.  Througli Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and .Buffet  Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains Dairy 2  For rates, folders and full information  regarding* trips, call on. or address  a agent of the S. F. & N. Railway, or  H. A. Jackson, II. Brandt,  G. F. & P. A.,  Spokane  Wash.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improve meats.  NOTICK.  "Bodtbit," "St. Louis" and "Toronto" Mluerkl  Claitiis,   situate in the: Greenwood Miniiij*  Diviaion of Yale District.    "Wheri.lxcatnti  On Cranberry creek.  TAKE NOTICE that (, A. n. Ashcroftjtct-  inpr as ajreut for John N. Greden, rraw  Miner's Certificate No. 3B80S47, intend, Itixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to th�� Mi��-  lni*r Recorder for a Certificateof ImproVabl'ttiti  foi th* purposeof obtainiug* a Crown Grant ��f  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, undar  section 37, must be commenced befor* : tb��  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of October, A. D.,190*t.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P.L.B.'  MI3MSRAL ACT.  Ce rtificata of jraprovaman ts.  *'*"-*.   ttOTlCiE?  ���"���Pal.idora*" aiid "Stt���m^li���Bre��t', MintTil Claims,  situ.iif i>i thi! Osovoon Mtnine Division "f  Y.ilw Oisirict. where locati-.d: 'Two mile*  e.ist'iif Kettle Rlv��r and on./ mile north nf  Fire V.il >.>y Or. pW".'    TAKIS   NOTICE that   I,   John    B.   Old.  Kruc   Miiinr"*   Ceriinca>e,   No.   I!  83G17. .  aitin-r 11��   aijeiil    for   Artlmr   H.   Old,   Frep j  Miti.-r"-".   C^nificate    No.    US*(>4S,    a>id    Wm. i  U. Pa-jo, I'Vee Miner's Certific.itc  No.   US36V*.  iiiu-.nil, s,.��tv   -rtayg  from   the <l\t��   liereol   to  *vp|ily io the Mining Recorder (or ft Curtlflcntr  ���ii 'iui>rovcmontsCor the purpoae oi obuintne  a ' 'roivn flrimls oi the above clainis  And further talce notice that uctioii, nndet  section  37, *miis��."be cbmmenccrt "before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated -tiln 12th day of January A.  I)., 1905.  JOHN B.Ol/D. Fire Valley, B.C.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Im.orov.; mo -its.  NOTICE.  "Porto Keco" Mineral c'.Uiu. *-itui'.ein the  G-reeinvood "Miuinff Oivtsiou of Osoyoos  Ditrict. Where locit-d: I n Bayton camp  ad.i<iinin>r Uie Davton m:neral claim.  TAKI-' NOTICE thai r. Svndey M Johnson.  Ki-i-e Miner's Ceriificate Ko. 15^515. for  self and as ajreut for Jane Kussell.Frec Mi'iers  Certilicate Ko. 1585*548. and Blanche Lawder,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B~W.'4. intemt.  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply t.i  the Min'iiir Recorder for a certificnte of Im  provenients, for the purpose of obtai u'my crown  ���rrant of the ahove claim. 0  And   further tnke notice Hial action, under  ->et!iion  37.1 ni'.iBt  he commenced  h-.-fiire th'* is  sn:uiee nf such c��rti!ica;��s<if iiiiprovcinents.  l>ated thi5 2ud day of February. A. D. 19U?.  SYDNEV M. JOHKSOV.  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  I tight at the .neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a liny book  that tells the whole  history   !<j  of   the   " Big"   Shirt,   and   |  also   contains   a   notarial   *1  ,*4  declaration   that  the H.B.K. -3  "Big"   Shirt  contains   39^ li  to 42 yards of material per |  dozen. a  Sold at all dealers but only I  with this brand:��� ii  *?  C. P. *T. A.,  7sl W Riverside Ave  Spokane. "Wash  MINERAL, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  ���SLATE FORMATION" Miiiaral Claim, ���it-  uate in the Greeuwood Mining- Division of  Yale Diutrict. AVhara located: In Smitk'a  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, �����  agent for Keuuatli C. B. Frith, Fre��  Miner's Certificate No. B85629, intend sixty  days from the date hereof. to apply to th�� Mining- Recorder for a Certi ficate of Linproveihantt,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that  action, ��ndor  section   J7,   mnst  be commenced  hefor��   th��  issuance   of   such    Certificate    of Iniprov*-  ments.  Dated this 21st day of December, A. D., 1��(M.   ,    I.-H. UAL1/BTT. -'  GRAND  fliLii   uhiiil sal  Rossland  MINERAL ACT.  CerU;Sc4te of Improveiaeit.  c NOTICK.  "Mame" Mineral Claim situate iu GraanwooA  Mlninp* Division of  Yale District.   Whin  located:    On Hbrseshoe Mountain.  ������f*"ARE NOTIOF. that  wo.   N. E. P��t��riom,  1      Fi��c Miners' Ceriificate, No. B8S,6>I8 S. X.  Larson, Free Miner's Certificate, So. 3186,310,  and M. T. McMynn, Free  \iit*ier's Certiflca.1*  No. B85^02, intend, sixty day*, from tb��da.t��  hereof, to apply to the  Min in if* KeCordir'tora  ���Jertlficate of Improvement**! for the purpott ��f  obtaining   a Crown Grant of tbe abov�� cUl********.  I    And furl her  take   notice that action. und��r  wection 37, muht be commenced before th* i������-  anceof such certificate of improvements.  [    Dated this 20th day of September A. D. VXH.  i N. E. PETBiaoB  ��� S.T. La����bh  ] _ ��� M. T. McMtxi.  . ..RAILWAY...  Single Fare for Round Trip  ���ox SALE���  S.BARRY YUIL-L  Good to return till Feb. 20  CHAMPIONSHIP    CONTESTS:  HOCKEY. SKI RUNNING.  SNOWSHOEING.  }lj Complete   Programme    of   Canadian  "Winter   Sports.  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal        Winnipeg.  Dawsoa  >     1  B.JM*Uja4i i"mUB*,J&<mm&  For rates, folders,  and tickets apply  to local agents or to  E. R. RBDPATH,   Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER. BOUNDARY    OREE K   TIMES.  Rich Strathmore is Now on  a,Self-Sustaining Basis.  ANGLO-INDIAN   VISITOR.  (Mi be*mm  Outline of C. Scott Galloway's De-  '-'**���* v    "   velopment Plans.  The Stmlhmore now ranks with tbe  richest high jjrade propositions in the  camp. Within the short period of four  months it has rapidly come totlie front  and is not only on a self sustaining  b&sis but with the impending- increase  in the working* force will after this  month be in a position to make shipments -with the regularity of the oldest  producers. The credit for this satisfactory achievement belong-.s to C.  Scott Galloway, the general manager  and ���ofig-inal owner of the property.  Before th-: end of the month the  Strathniore will have shipped a carload of ore to the Trail smielter  Prior to October when operations  were resumed the propert}* had been  extensively developed^ The work done  comprised a 65-foot shaft sunk on the  vein, drifts from the40-foot level,north  aiad south, 50 and 30 feet long-, respectively, and a 220-foot crosscut tunnel  farther down the mountain, and which  when extended farther to tap the vein  trill-g-i-re a depth of 150 feet. Slopes  had also been made north and south on  either ��ide of the shaft, the ore extrct-  ed and shipped having averaged SV'8  per ton. Mr. Galloway also secured  four and tnie half tons of much richer  ore from an open cut about 145 feet  south of the shaft.  When operations were resumed about  the -''middle of October last attention  was directed solely to the south drift  on the 40 foot level. The drift at thai"  time had a length of only 30 feet. It  lias since been extended on the vein  an additional 75 feet. A few weeks  aj-jo a stope was started in the''working1  at a point about 65 feet from the shaft?  owing'to the marked improvement in  the values. The stope and drift are  being extended south simultaneously,  enabling* four men to extract about  half a tou of ore daily. The lead at ilie  point where the stope was started pre-,  sents a remarkably uniform appearance? It has an average'width of eight  inches of solid ore, between walls, a  "���.noteworthy feature being the--absence  of: barren jjangue. This ore shows  consider*-ble free gold but the values,  howe-rer, are principally in silver.  Careful sampling of the vein gives the  ��� aver-jige Yahiesat Jg30_ gpjd and, $110  silver per ton, or a total of S140 per  ton.. One ��antple yielded a return of  700 oza. silver per ton. The carload  shipment which is to bo made before  the end of next week, will, it is antici  pated, average over S100 per ton. A  portion of the shipment will comprise  ore taken from the drift prior to encountering* the richer shute. It isesli  mattd that the Strathmore is now  earning S35 net profit per dav. As  American capital recently acquired a  large interest in the proposition, it is  the intention of Mr. Galloway to increase the force immediately in order  to place the propcrtj* on a dividend-  paying basis as quickly as possible.  This, it is realized, cannot be accomplished * without Uie performance of  considerable work in "making ground'"  by running additional drifts and starting- new stopes. Development aud ore  ��xtraction will thus be carried on at  tiie same time. Tlie crosscut timiK-1  will alao be extended to tap tiie vein,  affording a depth of 150 feet. This  accomplished the Strathmore will be  opened up almost as extensively as  some of the oldest mines in the camp,  and be in a position to ship severs!  carloads monthly. A whip was recently installed to facilitate the hoisting of (/re and waste.  Citizens will welcome the advent of  tiie Strathmore to the regular shipping  list, confident that it will ere long lie  paying- very handsome dividends. Tiie  mine is owned by a joint stock company capitalized at 5150,000. It is sep  arate;! from the Providence mine, the  famous high grade producer, by only  one claim,.'the Fremont.  Cap:  Barnarcliston is After Pointers  On Railway Construction.  Captain TS,, Bamardistoti, former!v  of Suffolk, Eng., and a.member uf t'n<-  Royal Engineers employed in the railway service in India, was a '��� n-etiii  visitor at the Imperial. He has b*.*cn  in India for the past twelve years and  i.s now taking a two years' furlough  and will spend the most of his jei.sure  time among his people.in "Suffolk.  At present he is looking over the railway system of this section so as to  gather audi information as they may  give him as to construction in mountainous districts. Since he arrived  from India he traveled over tlie Southern Pacific's route from San Francisco  to Portland. From Portland he went  to Vancover over the Northern Pacific  and Great Northern, and tl.ence he  went east as far as Calgary and back  to Rossland via the Crow's Nest Hue,  From Spokane he will go over the  Great Northern as far as Seattle and  study the railway building actoss tlie  Cascade mountains. From Seattle he  will inspect the Northern Pacific as far  east as Spokane. From Spokane he  will go through the great gorge of the  Columbia'' river via the O. R. & N.  company's line.  In speaking about railway conditions  in India Captain Barnardistou stated  that Lord Curzon some time since sent  to England for an expert, and a Mr.  Robertson came out and after an exhaustive examination of railway conditions reported recommending numerous changes.' All of the railways of  India, he says, are under government  control, although some have been leased to companies. There are a .number,  of lines, some of which are important  from a strategical standpoint, which  the government operates at a loss.  Millions of acres of desert land in India are being placed under irrigation  The soil is phenomenally rich ahu  when irrigated produces enormous  crops. The vegetation, on the irrigated land of India, could not have tie en.  mote prolific, Captain .-Barnardistou  say, iii the Garden of Eden.  The best laborers that can be pro.-  ctired in India are the Afgnans. They  are a fine stalwart people raised in the  mountains. Entire villages come to  India in the winter time and are'used  to build irrigating* canals and railway**.  iWhen the weather begins to get warm,  however, they return, to Afghanistan  for the purpose of planting and raising  their crops. They will not remain in  India during the summer. The native.-,  of India are very poor workers, ana  one average Anglo-Saxon worker will  do about as much-work as. four ot  them.  Valentines l    See our ad on the back  page.���Smith &. McRae.  Chamberlain's   Cousrh    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 every  where. ' It is especially prized by  atiO-thcrs=-.c>f^small���ch-ildren-,=for���eoldsp  croup and whooping cough, as it always affords quick relief, and as it  contains no opium or other or other  nartiiful drug, it may be given as confidently to a baby as an adult. For  sale by a'.l druggists.  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposal of Minerals oh Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the  Northwest   Territories   and   the    Yukon  Territory.  Coal.���Coal lands may'he purchased  at S10 per acre for soft coal and S20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320 :*cr>-s  can be acquired by one individual or  company. Royalty at the rate of t**n  fenis per ton of 2000 pounds shall :*e  *.o!lectori fni gross output.   **  Ou.irt/..���Persons of eighteen yvn*s  iind over and joint stock comji-inifs  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free miner's certificate is gr.tn.ed  for one or more years, not exc-i'-vling  five, upon payment in advance of 67.50  per annum for an individual, and from  550 to SlOO per annum for a company,  according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered coal  in place, may locate a claim   15^0x1500  ! feel by marking out the same with two  j legal posts., bearing  lor.ation   notices,  one at each end on the line of   tiie lode  ��� ir vein.  The <*laim shall be recorded wiihin  ���fifteen days if located within ten miles  of a mining* recorder's office, one additional day allowed for e-^ery additional ten miles or fraction. The fee  for recording a claim is S5 00.  At least S100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  5500 has  been   expended or,- paid, the  hns been ex tie tided or paid, the locator  mav, upoii iiavinii'ii survey made, and  upon comulyin-i* with the oilier requirement--, purchase the land at SI.00  art acre.  Permission maybe granted by the  Mitiisti*r of tlio- Interior to locate  clai'.iis '-ontaining iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon Territory, of an  area not exceedim*-160 acres.  .  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the. payment of royalty on tin.' smiles not exceeding five per  cent.  Placer Mining, Manitoba.' and the  N. W. T-, excepting the 'Yukon Territory.���Placer mining- claims generallv  are 100 ft. square; entry fee, S5 renewable yon rly. On llic North Saskatchewan rivpr claims for either bar or  bench* the former being  100  feet long  *T* ���>.  and extending between high and low  water mark. The latter includes bar  diggings, but extends back to the base  of the bill or bank, but not exceeding  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 miles each  for a term of twenty years, renewable  in the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The leasee's right i.s confined .to the  submerged bed or bars of the river be-'  low low water mark, and subject to  the rights of all pprsons who have, or  who mav receive entries for bar diggings or bench claims, except on the.  Saskatchewan ri ver, where' the lessee  may dredge to high water mart: on  each alternate "leasehold.-  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation wirhin one season from the  date, of the lense for each five miles,  but where a person or company 1ms  obtained more -than one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fract  ion is sufficient. Rental, S10 por annum, for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of two and a half  per cent collected on the output after it  exceeds S10.00D.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a fr-ee miner for a term of  twenty years, nlso renewable.  The lessee's right is confined to Hip  ������submerged- beds, or bars in Hie river  belpw low water mark, that boundary  to be fixed by its position on, the 1st  dayi of August in the year of the date  of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two .years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles, within six years from  such date .-.Ren-ial $100 per mile for  first 3rear, and S10 per mile for each  subsequent year. Royalty, same as  placer mining.  Placer mining in the Yukon Territory ���Creek, gulch, river and' hill  claims shall not exceed.250 feet in  length, measured on the base line nr  general direction of the creek or irulch.  the width being 1,000 to 2,000. All  other  placer claims  shall   be 200 feet  SOt*)-'*'*' . o  viainips are marked by two 'ecal  posts, one at each end hearing notices.  Entry must be obtained within ten  days, if the claim is within ten miles,  of mining reootv"WV offi***?. One ad  ditional day allowed for each ten miles  or fraction. -  The person   or  company   staking   a  claim must hold fi free miner's   certi fi  cate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim ofV 1.000 feet in length,  A NJ3   GOLD   MED AL  HAS BEEN^GIVEN TO THE  '���"ST** li^*tm\     .  Tea Co.  AT THE ST. LOUIS EXPOSITION.  and if the party consists of two 1,500  altogether, on1 thi output of which no  royalty will be charged, the rest of the  party ordinary cla.ims only.  Entry fee $10. 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 Coni-  dtroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining-claim on eich  eperate river, creek or gulch, but the  same miner may hold any number of  claims by purchase, and free miners  ma j' work their claims in partnership  by filing* notice and paying fee of S2.  A claim may b��.'* abandoned, and another drained nn the same 'creek,  gulch nr river, by y-ivinjr notice and  p���>viii�������� a  foe.  \Vorl' must !.,' fl .-!n> ;> c'-i iui each vr-r.r  lo the'value of al lo.-st of $200.  A c��.'rtificai<> tint wo>-k has beeu done  mnst he obtained each var. Tt not  the claim shall bo rh-emed to be abati -  dotii'd and op.-n I"- occupation and entry bv ;i five miner  The boundaries of n claim may be  defined absolutely bv having a survey  made and publishing notices in the  Yukon Official Gazette.  Petroleum���All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and within the Yukon  Territory are c*,pen to prospecting for  petroleum, and the minister mav reserve for an individual or com pan v  having mtchinery on tho laud to b<��  prospected, an are i of 6-1 n.-tores Should  the prospector discover oi! in p tying  quan iMi's, anrl sa*-isfa **tori!v establish  such discovery, a*t area not exceeding  64d acres, including the oil well and  such other land as may be determined  will be soid to the discoverer at the  rate of $1.00 an ucre. subject to royalty  at such rate as may Oe specified by  order-in council.  JAMES A   SMART.  Deputy of the Minister of th-:  Interior.  Department of the Interior, Ottawa.  FORKS, "PB0ENIX--GREENW0OD  ILY; STAGE LINE. 7:  Leaves Greenwood 6 a. in. Arrives>at Phoenix.7. a.m., Grand Forks 10,30 a,m?  Leaves Grand Forks 3.45 p. m.. Phoenix 7 p.ni., arrives in Greenwood 8 p. m.  ;..;; Fare-Grand Forks $3.00.    ;' Greenwood to Phoenix 51.00     Phoenix to  Greenwood SO cents.  Great Northern express rates  made kno\*-n at office.  J. F. ROYER, Manager.  <���?*  ���sK*  =������*>  ������&��� 4- 4- 4* -ir *fc -M- �������� ���$��� 4- -M ���& ~ir *& 4" <%��� 4" * 4 -^ 4^ 4* 4��3?  THE BEST  BEER  IN  ty  ty  TOWN  IS MADE BY ty  ELKHORN   BREWERY J  -if  -THE-  Portman & Portman  ty  ist For Elkhorn im Beer  4*  ty  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains- only pure Malt Hops,    ty  ���M    Try it.     On draught on in bottles at all the leading-hotels   ^u  Ztytytytytytytytytytytytyty^tytytytytytytytytytytyK  0-OCH^<><>O<K>O<>0O<><>O0-C>OO<>O<>C-0-0 CHXWOOOOOOOOOOOOOtJOOOOOOCK) <  I  PRESSED HAY  FEED, OATS  -DRAWER SSI-  CALGARY,  ealers in BAILED  -        ALBERTA.  HAY.   Best Quality  Prompt  ent.   EowesT Prices.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  c    WRITE   US   FOR   QUOTATIONS. $  0 ���������������''������.-'��� : *   ���-���-O'  C OOOOOOOiWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ooooooooooooooooooooooooo*  ���if *5s.*ss��-siss ��* ��nif *��'***��*��e*��*��w#��#*����*'�� crfns�� ��:*#����*����*#**��*#��#�� *##w-  I Head Office : 204 Dearborn,St./Chicago,-111. ���        |-  * *���    ���  ���_*_ *-  ; : ~' '���      : *        ���-�����  A    , .-:-.: tt.  a  tt  tt  ���a  tt  #  ti  s'��  fa I m m W & B"��'-Ih 1     z:  Sift  tt  tt  MINING.;.;fROPKI?TIES   ..'OF .'MERIT    PUR-   %  CHASED   OR.DEVELOPED.  '.������������������ a  fCTOTICEis liermby criven tliat the Xicola  i\L - K:iniloi>|*>s anij Siitiilkameeu Coal aiid  l-'aihvay Cuniijany will apply to the l'arlin-  uii'.iil n:1 Cati".'n!a. at tlieonsuinir Session thereof,  fur an A>:t tloclarinir tliat the said Oomjiany is.  aa.i lias l).-un since its Rail-way was bv 3  J'.il.vanl VII. C. hi+. declarel to be a work for  ii.t> yeneral atl\-auia>re of Canafla, a Company  ini-ler thf Tfisrisilative jurisdiction of llic. Par-  li iinont .if Cauaila. and authurizinif the Com-  ii.siiv to ctnistrucl .iniJ operate in cxtunsinii of  t iu Railwav-ii is lio-A- authorized to construct,  a Railway from Osoyoos I��a1ce to a point at or  near Grand Forks witli power to connect -with  the Vancouver, Victoria and Kastern Railway  ai or near Grn'iid Fr.rks, and iv-ith the Columbia  a:ul Wt-sterii Railway at or near Midway, and  i-xtendinir the times limited by the Actsre*-  s;>octin>.' 'lie Company for the commencement  and completion of its undertakiii-y, ami for  nilitir-purposes.  Dated at  Toronto tliis 7tli day of Ojcimb^r  lr".)4.  H. S   OSLER,  Solicitors for the App'.icaut.  MINERAL AC'l" 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Xo 12'Fractional" mineral claiiti situate in  tlie Greenwood M"iiiin��f Dirisiun of Yale  -District.    Where   located:     In   Providence  . Crtlllp.* c *'  TAKK XOTICR that I. M. I). Schenck. Free  Miner's Certilicate No. B55593iiiten*i,sixty<lays  from the date hereof, to apply tc the "Mining-  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the pnrp ise of ohtaininfr a Crown *.* rant ot the  above claim.  And "uriher take notice that action, under  section 37. must he commenced before the issuance of such Cerliiicate of fitipioveniettts.  lati-d this 2*>lli day of Dec. A. I) . 190t.  M. D. SCHEXfe. U/  BOUN-DAHV   CREEK  The EJ.P.U? niirie has  increased itfe |  force; 21 men being now employed.        j  .The second furnace of the Boundary  Falls; smelter was blown in Wednesday., ... .  The Elkhorn shipped  another  car  load of   Tijigh   grade ore  to  the Trail  smelter this week:  Considerable free gold was encountered this week in the lower shaft of  the Last Chance mine.  The silver-lead mines of British Columbia have paid dividends amounting*  to $3,500,000 since 1892.  The Spokane-Boundary Mining- Co.,  a foreign corporation, has registered  to do business in Canada.  The Granby Co. is developing, the  Monarch claim, Phoenix, which it recently acquired by purchase.  . It is, said that the development of the  Ratlier.-claim, near Spencer's ranch,  wiir*"i).e!undertaken this spring*.  The January shipment of SO tons of  Elkhorn ore netted $147 per ton, as  iollows: silver, $128; gold, $19.  It is not expected that the Great  Northern will be hauling- Granby ore  from'Phoenix before March 1st;  t, -���  . .The1 3kylark mine shipped a   carload  of' second "class" ore   to   the   Granby  smelter ,th's week. ��� A new  bunkhouse  is being erected.  * R. H. Stewart, formerly in the employ of the Le-Roi, has been appointed  assistant manager of the War "Sag"*?.  and Centre Star mines.  ��� The new furnace  to be installed at  the Sullivan mine smelter, Marysville,  .East Kootenay, is  being   built by the  Union Iron Works,v.Spokane.  r��� "���*-���  ;. Announcement is made that  tenders  > ���  will be received for the Winnipeg  mine, Wellington camp, which did not  bring- a bid when put up at auction  about'a'year ago, to satisfy labor liens.  "Wm.-"Lawrence Austin, of New York,  who has .the confidence of some of the  most important'metallurgical interests  in the United Stales, is making a  thorough examination oE the Granby  min*Ss,'-''beiii��** assisted by J. A. McCor-  mick and C. C. Gunllier of New .York.  Automatic   feeding devices  for   the  six   furnaces of the   Granbv  smelter  �� -  were-'built by the Union Iron Works,  Spokane, and were shipped to Grand  Porks-on-Wednesday. They will dispense with the labor ef 80 men, effecting a'saving in wages of over $80,000  annually.   V  V :.���.'���  The Silver-Lead Miners' Association  has decided to .send John lv. Retallack  to Ottawa, as a delegate from the association to interview the Dominion government on the zinc question and to  request * that ah investigation be held  and a report made by an expert selected and paid by the government.  For some months Boyle Bros., the  Spokane diamond drilling" concern,  have been doing a large amount of  work of this character at the Granby  mines, and latterly they have beer, putting* down holes on the Monarch group,  testing the ore body, which1 there is as  yet no reason to doubt, goes as deep  as on any of the claims in that camp.  H. V. Fuller this week received the  returns of the recent shipment of 42  tons of Bay ore to the Trail smelter.  The pre averaged $119 gold and 33  cents silver per ton. This is a good  showing considering that the second  grade ore'in the shipment hadnotbeen  carefully sorted or coubed. Development work at the Bay mine is still in  progress. Rumor says Phoenix parties  are negotiating for the acquisition of  the property on a working bond.  .At the Bay claim drifts on'the ore  have been starred north and south.  The working force, divided into two  shifts/.isto be increaed to fifteen men  this week. H. V? Fuller states that it  is the intention to ship five or six carloads of ore before spring, when  trouble caused by surface water on the  steep ihillside is expected. Later tbe  shaft will be sunk to the 100 foot level.  It is understood  that a numoer of the  original promoters of tin* Skylark deal  are negotiating for'the purchase of the  Bay'. ''.  At the annual general meeting of  shareholders in the British Columbia  Record, Ltd., held at the company's  office, Victoria, on Wednesday morning, 1st' inst., Messrs. H. Mortimer  Lamb, Thos. R. Cusack and E. Jacobs  were elected directors for t'.ie ensuing  year. Mr. Jacobs, who early in January succeeded. Mr. Lamb as editor; was  appointed managing director in place  of Mr. Lamb, who has retired from  active work in connection with the  Mining Record, though still retaining  the position of chairman of directors.  It is Mr. Jacobs' intention to change  the date of publication of tlie Mining  Record from the 1st of each month to  about the 12th.  The acquisition last week of the  Monarch group of claims in Phoenix  by the Granby. Consolidated, for $160,-  900, adds what has long been known as  oue of-the best groups in Phoenix to the  holdings'.of Boundary's largest and  most important mining concern. Three  years ago the Monarch, Tamarack and  Tamarack fraction were examined by  F. W. Thomas, M.E., for the British  Columbia Copper Co., at which time  the Erl Syndicate, Ltd., a wealthy  London corporation, asked $130,000 for  the group. Negotiations fell through,  however, and the; transfer -.was not  made. The Erl syndicate originally  bought the group for $12,000.  At a meeting of the directors of the  Gold Bug-Mining Co., held Tuesday  evening, a contract for driving a 300-  foot tunnel on the company's property  was awarded to Martin McHale of  Phoenix. The number of tenders submitted exceeded eighteen, J. H. Peet,  of Spokane, president, occupied the  chair and those present included H.V.  Fuller, W. Macy, Chas Kinney and  Duncan Mcintosh. It is the intention  of the board to offer > 40,000 shares of  the capital stock to the public at 20  cents per share. The group comprises  the Gold Bug and Gold Bug fraction,  on the west side of Boundary creek  and a short distance from the Elkhorn  mine. Mr. McHale will start to drive  the tunnel as soon as he can install a  small compressor plant. ��� The proposed  tunnel will tap three leads at depth.  According to the terms of the contract  at least four men must be employed.  The Rossland board of trade h*is  adopted a strong resolution complaining that .:0,0C0 .teres of coal land suleoi-  evi by Canada in East Kootenay, were  badly selected and that certain ofiiciuls  controlling, the selection had, since  they made the sclecliun, entered the  service of coal and transportation companies benefited by the bad selection,  and that a!'suitable supply of coal was  not being furnished at a   price not^ex-  dominion statute. Fraud is charged  in the manner of granting lands to the  Crow's Nest Pass railroad. It is charged also that the C.P.R. is shifting the  boundaries of its land grant two miles  so as to deprive prospectors of th^ir  coal locations. The dominion government is asked to investigate and punish all parties guilty uf fraud and the  provincial government is asked to set  aside land grants made: lo,the corporations in defiance of law and to protect  the rights of locators.  H. H. Shallejiberger? of this city.has  organized the Alliance Gold and Copper Mining Co , at Minneapolis, for  the purpose of developing and operating the Moreen claim in Deadwood  camp. The company,* which is incorporated under the laws of Arizona, has  a capital stock of 31,500,000 in nonassessable shares of " the par value of  $1 each. The head office is at Minneapolis and the home office is located at  Prescott, Arizona. The board of  directors is as follows: Chas. E Wen-  zel, H. H. Shallenbergei1, Greenwood;  Dr. T. Wrigglesworth, Eau Claire,  Wis.; K. S. Colbiomsen, Belgade,  Minn.; I. M. Parsons, Minneapolis.  Mr. Wenzel is president, the general  manager being Mr. Shallenberger.  According to the prospectus,S3000 have  been expended in development work,  in.a series Of open cuts and shafts,  along the ledge for 1000 feet and 60  feet in width, with no appearance of  an opposite wall. The report of A. E.  Ashcroft, C.E-, contains the following  paragraph: "All the indications from  the work done point strongly to the  existence of a body of  copper-gold ore  s:milar to that being worked at the  Mother Lode. A piece of ore taken  from the uorthermost shaft en the  Moreen wheu compared with a piece of  Mother Lode ore, taken from the cars,  proved them to be identically the same  ores. From its position, as regards the  surrounding mines, its favorable transport facilities, and its proximity to a  smelter already successfully and  clu-aply trt-cxtiiig rhe same class of ore,  it may be s^en that the Moreen is a  property well worth developing.  Official statements of the metal produced by the GraubY Consolidated  company in 190+ are at hand, and they  indicate that Canada's greatest smelter  yielded $2,781,637? The values are  estimated, although the production of  copper in pounds, and of gold and silver in ounces, is official. "Nearly the  entire output of the smelter came from  the ore of the Granby mines," said Jay  P. Graves, general manager. "No  outside matte was converted and the  volume of custom ore which was  handled was small in 1904." The  Granby company's metal output was:  Copper, 13,431,226 lbs.,at 12,8c..$1,719,-  196; gold, 47,068 ozs. at $20, $959,360;  Silver, 180,844 ozs. at 57c, $103,081.  Afraid of Strong Medicines.  Many people suffer for years from  rheumatic pains, and prefer to do so  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  oains. He has Deen permanently  cured by the free application of Chamberlain's Pain Balm. For sale by all  druggists.  ..CAR OF NEW..  Just Receive!  We have the very latest patterns  and styles in  DRESOERS COMCDES  CHlFFIONERS SIDEBOARDS  KITCHEN, EXTENSION  and CENTRE TABLES  SECRETARIES FLAT and ROLL  TOP DESKS  New    Line   of   Rockers,   Kitchen,  Dinars and Office Chairs,  ���J*" A-***-**)'*   rl   111  A. L. WHITE & CO. Props.  <>ooooooo<>o<>oooo<>oaoooo<��*>ooi  H.  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Poofs,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  00000��MK>00000000000000000  s^VjPfc'a^sP-K'-K'srj^iejrjPiPji'ir.  S. A. Grierson j  fc HOUSE  a SIGN and  PAINTER  When  you  can get your eggs hatched cheaper at the Midway Poultry Plant  than it costs you to run them in a small incubator.  Largest Outfit of Incubators ana Brooders in the Boundary.   Specially Built  INCUBATOR- CELLARS.  Hatching and Brooding capacity 1000 Chicks Per Month.  SEVERAL YEARS EXPERIENCE  ...������..���       ,       "."���   SATISFACTION     GUARANTEED  i*mw^anjzns3x*TT�� ��� r-* g i zmtrryrsxixiaai  Don't delay writing for terms nnd particulars to  ��� a t ii �� -u�� v v h a ��  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying vyour Meats,, Fistic  Etc.  at the  UNION   MEAT   MARKET."  \ Call  That'sus  11. P. FLOOD,     Prbf  I FRED.  ~ FIRE. LIFE 6k  Insurance   1  E ACCIDENT....                                                      _  | STOCKS AND SHARES A SPECIALTY J  g<~ LOCAL AG-ENT FOR C. P. R. LANDS.                          ~l  ***>*��� -~-g  j| OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.      GREENWOOD, B. C. Jf  M&*4&&i^&tZ^tt"Z"Z^"Z~Z'"Z"^  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  *    COPPER STREET, - GREENWOOD.  ���-*���^���--TifJETilVM-^e*- ������'���������  ��� ������  XL  HARRY COUTTS. Proprietor  MEALS  AT ALL  HOURS  NIGHT OR DAY  ��  *  *  ��  ��  ��  *  ��  ��*  ��  ��  *  ��  ��  % Dining Room  in the  Windsor  Hotel���Everything %  First-Class. 5  EUROPEAN PLAN.  ��  *  ���90000000000000#000000��00000��0000000��0��00000000��0��**��#0  0������'��e0ea��0��0��*000ft0tt��00a00����0��a*e��0000����00000**'��*'9��0  tt *.,-���'���  fc  ��� , : ,, * * *  ** ORNAMENTAL     ������ fc  fa, Nice Stock of Wall <��  ^ Paoer to choose from %  ]* Opposite the B. C. Hotel in Build- ��  *��� ing formally occupied "by the      *  * Postoffice.    Phone IS.             *  A '6  5 Greenwood, B. C. \  ^ ~~~\ ���  ***^*p^^tf *^���*?t*'l��, l��,���l���?<��, *-*���** **   00*00��0-0000*��0000000O*0��00��00-*0*��-��003**0#<^����*��*#*��*W��*-��* BOUfSiDAKY   CREEK   TIM��&.  TOWN TO TICS  1>  Mayor Rumberger has gone east on  i a pleasure trip.  W. T. Smith has returned froni a  '������business trip to Spokane.  Birth���On the 9th inst., the wife of  Duncan Ross, M.P., of a son.  Courts of assize, criminal   and civil,  will be held here on May 17th.  t   C. D. Hunter has been elected president of the Phoenix general hospital.  Aid. Marshall is acting mayor of  Phoenix during the absence of Mayor  Rumberg-er.  James Draper, of the Nelson News,  is making a business trip through the  Boundary.  J. L. Watson of- Nelson, assumed  the principalship of the local public  school last Monday.  .The Kaiser House at  Poplar, owned  by Fred Kaiser. Eholt,- was   destroyed  . by.fire last Monday.  Thejservices in the Methodist church  ;> ne&t..Sunday, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.,  , will be conducted by the pastor.  J. C. Haas, M.E., formerly of this  city, is in San Francisco after a recent  visit to Tonapah and Goldfinch.  C. D. Hunter and James Hunter, of  Phoenix and Rossland, respectively,  left Monday for Honolulu on a six  weeks' trip.  ��� J. H. Peet, president of the Gold Bug  Mining Co., was a guest at the Windsor this week, returning home on  Wednesday.  -George C. Cunningham of this city-  has'been appointed timber inspector  .vice' Hugh Murray, whose appointment  is cancelled.  _ A sitting of the county court will be  held here on Tuesday Judge Spinks  will preside owing to the illness of  Judge Lea my-  "....There was a concert at Boundary  Falls Wednesday nig*ht. The proceeds  will be devoted to the'organ fund of  the local church.  ���....;��� W. R. Beattie, manager of the Arrowhead Lumber Co., succumbed to  his injuries received in the fire there  on the.night of the 7th instant.  'Geo. A. Fraser, M.P.P., has asked  the provincial government to grant a  subsidy in aid of the proposed north  forfrbranch of the Kettle Valley line.  - The Grand Forks board of trade has  , started an agitation in favor of securing the sarnie railway freight rates as  those now granted to Kootenay points  on business from the east.  The Kettle Valley sash and door factory at Grand Forks has resumed  operations under the management of  Robert Mcintosh. The plant is up-to-  date aud turns out artistic work.  H. E. McCamey, general manager of  the Union Iron Work, Spokane, was a  guest at the.Imperial this week. The  establishment is one of the best  equipped of its kind in the west and  employs 160 men.  Ben Campbell, traffic manager of the  party oi prominent railway officials  visited Phoenix last Saturday. It was  ���> Mr. Campbell'**; first inspection of the  new road. A passenger service will  be inaugurated on March 1st.  The telephone line men reached Hedley from the south on Tuesday afternoon and are now well on their way tc  Princeton. The wires are strung now  all the way  from  Penticton to Hedley  and from Nicola to Princeton,;theonly  unfinished poriion being between Hedley and Princeton. The instruments  are now at Princeton and will be put  in shortly.���Hedley Gazette1.  Souvenir writing tablets, view of  Greenwood, Copper street and both  smelters. One view on every leaf.  Cost no more than ordinary tablets.  The very latest.    Smith & McRae.  Arthur Wheeler, of the Victoria  Times, was in the ciiy this week. He  is preparing a special illustrated edition to be issued about July 1st and  which will be devoted to an exposition  of the growth, progress arid development of British- Columbia. Mr.  Wheeler has already arranged for the  write-up of the leading* towns, cities  and mining camps. The edition will  exceed 50,000 copies.  "Your Neighbor's Wife," given last  night at the Auditorium, is a farce  comedy played by one of the biggest  frosts of a company which ever held the  boards down iu this city.- A bigger  aggregation of hen-pecked actors,  musicians and general roustabouts  could not be gathered up this side of  Missouri.  The following have been appointed  license commissioners for the Boundary creek district: Ernest Miller, W.  Germaine, Edward A. Rainey,; all of  Grand Forks; constable D.' J, Dar-  raugh, Eholt, chief  license inspector.  Mike Smith, a tapper at the Granby  smelter, had his foot badly burned last  week by stepping in molten matte.  The foot will probably have to*>be amputated.  On Monday evening the Epworth  League of the Methodist church will  give a programme that promises to be  of universal interest. The evening  throughout will' be Canadian, the programme consisting of Canadian readings, oongs and an address on some  Canadian theme bY?iVIr. Gaunce. The  monthly collection will be taken at the  close.   Proi-ra:iline wiil begin at 8 p.m.  An  indoor shooting  range is   being  opened in the Hallett   building next to  the   telephone    office    this    evening.  Elmer Tha:kston, who will con.duct the  range, has fitted  it up in   fine shape,!  the light being good,  the targets well'  arranged, and  the  guns  well sighted, I  Mr. Thackston will give valuable cash (  prizes each week   to  competitors niak-!  ing the highest scores. :  A photograph is the product of .materials, Light and Know How. and the  money value may be but a trifle but its  memories and associations may be  priceless. There are few homes that  do not contain pictures of loved ones !  that money could not buy. If you have j  not a picture of yourself, wife* and  family, you should, have one; it is a  duty you owe to your friend and yourself. The best is none too good and  the time to get one is now, while you  can get a first class cabinet picture  from $3 to $10 per dozen, according to  style and finish, at THE STUDIO, opposite the Windsor hotel. Crayons and  water colors at bedrock prices. Call  and see samples.  proximately proportionate to the value  and importance of the work they are  doing. Nelson set the example in this  respect three years ago and until quite  recent lv was paying the highest average salary in the province, a little over  $71 a month. But Nelson salaries are  still at that figure while Rossland's  average has risen to $74, Revelstoke's  to about $77 and Grand Forks' to $81.  These salaries, he observed, are not  high compared with those earned in  other callings, but- the movement is in  the right direction.  DOCTOR WAS RE-INSTATED.  Mr. Justice Moirison has given iudg-  ment in favor of Dr. Veeretbrugghen  of Kamioops, who appealed to the  supreme court against a decision of the  Medical Council that his name be  struck off the roll of practitioners in  this province. The judgment will be  learned of with unquallified satisfaction by everyone who followed the evidence in the case. Dr. Veerctbrugghen  had a personal squabble with another  doctor practising in Kamioops, as a result of which., the Medical Council  struck his name off the list of practitioners.. A more, cold-blooded piece of  professional spite was never perpetrated in any part of the world. Dr. Telford of Vancouver, whose name was  also struck off the list, is to be restored  to his former privileges.  The most popular "Home games" of  the day: Pitt, Bunco, Flinch, Stage,  Sherlock Holmes, etc., etc. For sale  by Smith & McRae.  PRAISES BOUNDARY  Contained from page one. t  V-  PUBLIC NOTICE.  "Dominion  Elections Act."  Statement of election expenses of  Duncan Ross, candidate at the election  for member of the House of Commons  to represent Yale-Cariboo, held Nov.  22nd, 1904:   .  Railway fares... ...$.168 SO  Livery hire    .267 75  Telegraph and telephone............     87 65  Adv. and stationary     227 50  Traveling expenses of  candidate', hoiel bills, dining cars,  etc. * !'. '    235 75  |2ent of halls      85 00  '$1072 15  -Dated this 22nd day of January, 1905  J. D." SWANSON,  Agent for Duncan Ross.  the ground, but in any event I hope  this will not be my last visit. The  Boundary has before it a future that  the people of southern British Columbia can scarcely realize or appreciate.  I look to see your mines an appreciable  factor in the copper market."  Mr. Johnson, who is accompanied by  Mrs. Johnson and P. W. Livermore of  New York, leave today for home. He  will spend a day at Grand Forks to inspect the Granby plant. Mr. Liver-  more is a son of a prominent New York  banker. TheLivermores belong to the  so-called ''four hundred" and are as  well known in New York as the Astors  and Vanderbilts. Mr. Livermore has  resided in the west for. several years  and likes the unconventional life..  . Mr. Johnson, as general maiiagerfor  Mr, Newhouse, has charge of various  mines in Utah including the  Boston  Consolidated and the Cactus. He  undertook the development of the  latter property several years ago, expending thereon up to date about  $1,250,000. A 6000-foot tunnel was  driven to tap the mine at a depth of  600 feet.-, The ore blocked out is estimated at four million tons of an average value of $12 per ton. It is a copper  mine with subsidiary values in gold  and silver, . The ore will be treated in  a mill with a capacity of 800 tons daily.  The plant will begin operations next  Wednesday. It will reduce the ore to  concentrates which will then be smelted. The ore will be hauled In ore cars  through the tunnel tc the mill at a cost  of three cents per ton. The motive  power will be electricity. Each locomotive will haul 21 cars with a total  capacity of over 60 tons. The remainder of the plant will be operated by  electricity,  Mr. Newhouse is driving a. 10-mile  tunnel in Clear creek district, Colorado. It is intended to tap his mines. It  has already been driven three miles,  encountering at great depth the veins  of other mines. A royalty is collected  from the other mineowners for using,  the tunnel which is equipped with  electric ore cars.  SCHOOL MATTERS.  ^ JX^Walson,���inspector���of ^provincial,  public schools for Kootenay and southern Yale has completed a fortnight's  trip through(;the Boundary country. He  has inspected all the schools on the  line as far west as Anarchist mountain. He found the schools generally  in capable hands and the children making satisfactory progress,  Mr. Wilson is also pleased with the  tendency now prevailing to increase  the salaries of  teachers   to sums ap  RUBDRY II TOWELS  Are made  of  nubs of Egyptian cotton which give exhil-  .   arating   friction and absorb  ���' water instantly like a sponge  SEND  50   Cents  ';, And this advertisement   and  we will send   you  by  mail a  Sample Towel, 24x46 inches  ,.' which sells for$6.50 a dozen.  This is  to  introduce them  ^=^atid^after^yiott^haxeAiseAjt__a^_===  es  FROM   5 CTS   T��   5.00  JUST RECEIVED a shipment  of  the latest,   most  unique and up-to-date lines offered to the trade  Lace Valentines,    Comics,     Valentine  Novelties, Post Cards, Etc.  The most fastidious taste can be. suited.     .  They will interest  you.    ' Have  a look,   whether  you wish to buy or not.    See our window display:  Smith S�� McRae  Books,' Stationery,   Wall  Paper,   Photo   Supplies.  ���**��x��:*��x~:~h��:^^^  month, and do not find it the  best Towel you ever had, return it and money will be  refiunded.  T  '/^'JJl-mmmJmm**^^  VICTORIA, B.C  Sole Agents for B-..C  CARNATION-  JOCKEY CLUB  WHITE ROSE  VIOLET  In Ounce Glass Stopper Vials  Regular 50 ct Goods.  We bought too much of this line and are selling  off while thev are fresh and odorous for  35c   YOUR  CHOICE   35c  IS A GERM  DISEASE  KILL  THE  DANDRUFF  GERM  WITH   NEWBRO'S  HERPICIDE  "Destroy the Cause. You Remove the Effect"  y  X  y  y  y  t  Prof. Unna, tlie noted dermatologist of Hamburg, Germany,  was the first to discover that tlie -underlying cause of dandruff, itching" scalp and falling hair is a germ or microbe  that infests the hair follicle. ���  ,_ ^  Drs.   Eassor  and  Bishop^ denuded a rabbit of its, fur by V'%  nSbtulating^  Dr. Sabourand, a recognized authority, says, "Baldness is a.'%  contagious disease, caused by a microbe."/ NEWBRO'S %  HERPICIDE absolutely destroys this scalp microbe, thus' f  permitting the. hair to grow luxuriantly and abundantly, ras   %  . y  nature intended.  i  "Destroy the Cause. You Remove the Effect."  Por sale b}-*\ ���  W HIT  *  y  y  y  ������*  Dispensing Chemists.  BROS.  GREENWOOD B. C?  i  1  y  Ai  ' ^t*\*rm T^r* w*"*- w^" " \*r~F ~ w - v * v~ - v~ * v""v~ " v   v~   w -   ���� - ^^ - ��*      w      ��      ��      ���      ���      ���  reenwood Liquor Co.  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