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No. 35 5|  /    v        -'��  ?-**���> ,  flEW l^OOD F/MS/f  a:  ;"Wears Like Iron" It makes Old Floors, Front Doors, Wood  work* Oil Clothi,Linoleum and Furniture, look like new. .  s    ?N'-^''  I -:  *     v   ,        f *j  r-v,'vvv  \j*.     <v       T t     I   v  l*s  * * i. -���' ���! ^ *>' ,' s  'I'  . /   %  ^1  "I    _  (  It Stains and Garnishes by one  Process^-1' -  ,,\ \i  V  ���*1���  '.��       ��        !���>  {*  '' ,      C    '  iJ/lflf^A^'LAC the new finish, is es^ ,  ..i ���".>'���,'"v ^ *.���   x> ii   -,<,-"''a> '^'-     y'>i^,.ri .,     ���/   r'1    "^  Jpeciallv adaptedlfor FldorsJ and''; Interior Wood^work  where ��� extreme'^durability of- finish'isr desiredi   It is  ��� made.in,the following Colors t   Oak, Walnut,1 Mahog-"  , any( Cherry.jMalacliite, Green, Ox^blood Red, Brillant..  -rBlack', Dead'Black, Natural, Ground, ,Gloss White, Flat t  % WKite, 'Empire'-Bhi^ .'' ��� V': ' '^ i-, > \ /-"    ���  V  f It  , *.  THE C. P. R.  The Old Cry Being Used at Ottawa to Burk Railway  Competition in British Columbia.  t'j    v -  ~^   /.  ^ ^      rl      *  I* s        >  ",t  \A  i"  .< . 1  ���;��� ME^OUE:^  i' r>i'  '-   " -:)^ ,s fThey^ Are AU.Absolutely.Guaranteed,   -* > '   ,  ' 'j     ?"> "/' '  Come and See^Them." <   '    *     ' l -  ;r,We  also,-carry a nice Stock xof'Diamond,  Jewelry, Cut Glas$r< Stirling Silver  and" Plate.  "������^Anytaing1^ that���-we- do���uot have-ia -stock,- we _would. b _  pleasedjcorder for "you at Eastern Prices and take all respon-  -sibility as to quality of goods.   " -        -   "  3ti LOGAN   S. CO.  CAPT. WHEELER COMING.  ^v  Special Sate of Ladies Ready-  A       -'-      *!       <  to-Wear Goods.  Every Item is of Special Interest to Ladies  of Greenttoood.  Ladies white Underskirts with  deep embroidery frill and insertion, Worth $2.50.  Sale Price $1.50  Ladies Fine White 'Cambric  Gowns, worth $1.15. '  Sale Price 75 c.  Ladies White Cambric Draw-  era, cluster tucks and embroidery,  trimmed, worth 85c.  1   .   Sale Price 50c pair-  Ladies^Corset Coyers, made of  fine English cambrics, worth 60c  Special Price 35c,  Lad i<�� Shirtwaist Suits made   ^  of fine EnglS'-b  chambroy   and  linen, worth $S 00.  Sale Price $5.50  Ladies Shirtwaist  Suits  made  of fine Bnglish Gingham, worth  $6 00.  -     Special Price $3.75  Ladies Fine Dongola Kid lace  Shoes, worth S3.50.  Special Price $2.50  A Prominent Corkonian to Visit This  "   ' District and Possibly Reside  in tlie Boundary.   '  Word -was received from Cork  this w^eek by Arthur Wheeler of The  Times, > that his father and mother,  Captain Arthur- Wheeler and Mrs.  Wheeler,'wereileaving- their old home in  the Rebel city en route for Greenwood  on June30+h next. It is their .intention to spend the remainder of their  lives with their son and his family in  British Columbia-  Though the captain irf'not by any  means a .young man, having spent  over fifty years at sea, thirty years of  which time he was skipper in the em*_  ploy of the City of Cork Steam Packet  company, both_he_and^Mrs. Wheeler  are enthusiastic tennis players and  have instructed their son to purchase  a suitable building bite, sufficiently  large to permit the laying out of a tennis lawn.  Mrs. Wheeler was in British Columbia two years ago and travelled as far  as White Horse, where another son,  Herbert, is assistant superintendent  in.the White Pass andYukon-company's  mail service department. Mrs. Wheeler  made the return journey alone, and  was s.0 much impressed with the magnificent climate, scenery and prosperous outlook for the western province,  that within 24 hours of her'arrival at  Victoria had decided to return and reside by or befoje 1906.  Captain Wheeler is selling dut all his  old country investments and will become as soon as possible an active  citizen of Canada.  Millinery tadUs- Rj��������sHats aU *  RBNDBLIv &�� CO  PRESENTATION   TO   MRS.   SCK0N.  On Saturday last the ladies of St.  Jude's guild assembled at the hall to  take leave of Mrs. Schon, who, with  Dr. Schon and family, has .since left  for Princeton to take up residence in  that growing burg. The object of the  gathering was to ask Mrs. Schon's acceptance of a slight token of the guild's  appreciation of the work Mrs. Schon  has rendered as president of the guild  during lhe,past two years and to wish  her every happiness in her new Cohere.  Vice-President Mrs. J. T. Williams  read the few lines of the address,  which hid been drawn up in a most  artistic manner by Mr. Lysons. The  presentation took the form of a lovely  set of.stolid tea spoons and some very  pretty china tea plates. Mrs. Schon,  in acknowledging, said that it had  always been a great pleasure to her to  co-operate with the members of the  guild in all church work, and that she  should often think of them on their  regular meeting days and hoped they  would sometimes think cf her.  History is repeating itself. In 1898  D. C. Corbin made application to the  dominion parliament for a charter to  construct a railway from Marcus on  the Spokane Falls & Northern along  the Kettle river to the Boundary mining district. The people directly in-(  terested in the Boundary were anxious  that thia charter should be granted as  the'initial step in securing* transportation facilities, without- which no  further development could ^be carried  out.     ��� ' '���   ���  The application was,opposed by the  Canadian   Pacific  Railway Company  and not only was'tliere a strong lobby  maintained at Ottawa but the'services  of newspapers friendly to the Canadian  corporation were enlisted.' -During the  time, the measure >was before the railway 'committee the old flag was vigorously waved and column 'after column  of   patriotic twaddle "published.' The  bogie man of a foreign railway, corporation draining   the wealth   of  our  country -for the benefit of our\neigh-  bors to^the south, was trotted out to  frighten the timid, and arouse well in-  tentioned citizens of this country wlio  are always ready to show their loyalty  to' Canadian institutions, when it entails no ! sacrifice of themselves or^the  particularrportion of the f dominion in  which their interests lie!   "The principle involved in the Corbin application  was the right of an important mining  district in British Columbia _to secure  the best transportation facilities. That  right has never been denied any other-  portion  of the  dominion.   It  was.a  principle > which the people of British  Columbia should have stood by and  fought for but unfortunately at that  time as now there were men and newspapers in our pspyince who ;were~pre-  pared 'to^/be' frightened by the(bogie  man in order  that _Southern   British  Columbia might be continued a pr'e-  serveof the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company. '  In 1898 the Canadian Pacific railway  lobby was too" strong and the Corbin  charter did not pass.^ -' -,  " But the road was built. Corbin sold  his interests teethe Great Northern  Railway Company, and.that company,  after encountering many difficulties,  succeeded in constructing a road from  Marcus, west through Grand Forks to  Phoenix. Today the Great Northern  railway is operating the road Mr. Corbin ask permission to build. Have the  prophecies of the Canadian Pacific  Railway been ful filed ? Instead of  draining the wealth of Canada into the  United States this road is draining the  wealth-of United States into Canada.  Not a pound of Boundary creek ore is  treated in American smelters; the ore  of Republic. Washington, is being  treated at the smelters of Grand Forks  and Greenwood.  When the Canadian Pacific railway  began hauling ores from the Boundary  mines to the smelters the rate on ore  frpm the Granby mines at Phoenix to'  the smelter at Grand Forks waa 75  cents a ton. With the advent of the  Great Northern into the district, this  rate was reduced from time lo time,  until today the rate is les3 than 25  cents a Hon. On a daily output of 3,000  tons, which the Granby has now, or  will soon reach, this will mean a direct  saving of Sl,500 a day to that company  alone. A saving of 50 cents a ton !  Only those who know the small margin  of profit in exploiting these inexhaustible mines of low grade ore can fully  appreciate. Similar reductions were  made and are being made in connection with the haulage of the large  quantities of coal and coke us>ed at the  Boundary mines and smelters. The  salvation of Boundary district depends  upon low transportation ratesjand mining companies are extending their  operations strong in the^assurance that  so long as the Great Northern railway  is a competitor of the Canadian railway, in the Boundary they will always  have reasonable freight rates.  A greater Boundary district is anxiously waiting for a railway. The  trend ot mining greatness in British  Columbia has been westwards. In the  early 90's Silvery Slocan was the Mecca  of the argonants. Later on the Rossland camp attracted the miner and the  capitalists. Today the boundless  Boundary district eclipses Rossland  and the day is not far distant when  Similkameen will be the banner district of British Columbia.  The politicians and the charter mongers built many railways on paper into  the Similkameen. The Great Northern  is now prepared to build a bona fide ^  railway from the Boundary 'to the  coast. Contracts, will Kbe let in a few  days lo construct the road to Princeton  and later on this road will be continued to the coast. The railway will be  built under the V. V. & B. eharter.  There is a possibility that this charter  is defective in minor details. A measure was recently introduced in the  dominion parliament to cure these'defects. vNo sooner was this done than  the same old flag waved; the same old  newspapers are publishing the same  old arguments and the same old bogie  man is masquerading in the same old'  clothes. ' ,'  In no other portion of the dominion  would the suggestion, that trade-, is to  be regulated by destroying lailway  competition, be "tolerated for a single  moment. Surely it i�� not unreasonable  tq demandvf or the district most directly interested the same freedom accorded other portions of the dominion in  the development of r a railway policy.  In the carrying.and.assembiing.of our  minerals, whether or not they conform  to political imaginary lines;,, grades  are more important than distance and  we must ^adapt our policy to the physical features of the country. We must  not trj^To, ship low grade ore on high  grade railways. If no obstructions are  placed in the Vay "of railway builders  they will'follow the natuaal" confor-^  mation of the'eountry. The construction' of a railway from Robson to Midway by the ICanaclian Pacific railway  shows great pluck and enterprise in  railway building, but^it is hot the way  to carry ore. { From Robson to Bull  Dog tunnel, a distance of 31 miles and  down to Cascade, 24 miles, there'is a"2  per cent grade, and from Grand Forks  to Eholt there is a similar grade. On  a > grade of" 1-2 per cent an,ordinary  locomotive can easily 'haul 40carsx>i  ore.^ On a grade of 1 per cent'this is  reduced to 20 cars and on aggrade of 2  per cent to110 cars. One Canadian  Pacific engine can haul from Fernie to  the Boundary smelters about 10 cars of  coke; a Great Northern engine of the  same power hauls from Fernie W the  Boundary smelters 30(cars. This difference in grades is responsible for the  reduced price paid b}-; the Granby, company today.  The policy the Canadian Pacific  railway and ltd satellites ask us to  pursue in Britikh Colum"bia,the Chinese  policy of the "closed door." Such a  policy will leave many of our mining  properties undeveloped...  The contour of the country in Southern-British Columbia^howstjthe_ need  of southern connection. The vallevs  run north and south and profitable  transportation lines must conform to  them. If our southern boundary were  the 45th parallel of latitude instead of.  the 49th, as it should be, we could have  had our own lines east and west running its branches up these valleys and  assembling ores where they would be  most profitably smelted. But it is no  use to cry over what we have lost. We  must make the best of what we have.  We protest against southern British  Columbia being the victim of the folly  of forcing railway lines to conform to  political boundaries. If we are afraid  to allow railway competition in southern British Columbia we will drive off  capital and our undeveloped mines ^ill-  remain dormant. We must go around  mountain ranges, not across them and  this cau be done only by allowing the  V. V. & E to build. Mr. Hill aBks for  neither subsidy nor favor of any kind;  all he asks is to be left .free to give  Southern British Columbia the best  lines on the lowest grades and thus insure low transportation charges.  Surely those who have faith in the  Province of British Columbia should  not be found advocating a policy of  of railway monopoly, of excessive railway charges, of increased cost of proj-  duction and of discouragement to  those who are developing the natural  resources of the province.  To my mind it is insulting to the intelligence and independence of the  people of British Columbia, that it is  the only portion of the Dominion  where the advocates of a policy of Canadian Pacific railway monopoly would  dare oppose the construction of a railway from the American side. Today,  in conjunction with D. C. Corbin, the  Canadian Pacific are building a feeder  from their Crqjv's Nest road to Spokane, Washington. The same patriotic, truly Canadian railway company  (Conclucde on Page 6.) '  ������    il  S  \  V \  msumummamm l* * v> ,���   '  i f*   i      >( L ^  'l     '      -     �� -*' ^ ���     - ' .  I     I. ."  I*   <1  ' M-  '   >     h  BOUNDARY   CREEK  TIMES  \^<  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET j  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pubi/tc.  Cable Address :      hallktt."  Codes  Bedford M'NeiU's  Morenifr & Neal's  Leiber's.  Grefnwood,   b.   c.  J. P. MCLEOD  Barristek and Solicitor,  Ohkicls in ������        P O.UoxSl.  RENDELL ULOCK Pnovr SL  Cer Bank of Montrc.il       GREENWOOD B.C  A. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Aiding and Engineering Surveys.  Resideuce:   Church St. 'Phone 1115.  GREENWOOD, It. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block,  Greenwood, .B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil E/nginerr,  Dominion    an��    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office -with Gauuce & -Wickwire. .  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,    t      ; -   .-      .-   B.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD H. PAtKDfSOB,'  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  VV. H. JEFFERY.  ���   l '��� Consulting Mining Engineer.  Properties examined and reported   on.   Win  take charge of development -work.  Correspondence solicited. "  GREENWOOD.i  B.   C  ��be  Boundary Creek Times  "issued every Triday  Duncan Ross _ Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Yeak .'.    2 00  Six Months ' ..   ..'.... 1 25  To Foreign Countries  2. SO  FRIDAY- MAY 12, 1905  __Thb^ intelligent mining- man,  will look as carefully into the  means of transportation as he  will to the extent and values of  the ore body, before purchasing a  mining claim. It is doubtful if  there is a high-grade property in  the vicinity of Greenwood a  mile, and the majority of them  less than half a mile, from one  of the government wagon roads.  This being the case, the government can hardly be expected to  run branch roads to the working  shaft of every property in the  district. There is a sum of money  ' appropriated to keep the existing  trunk roads in repair, for the  convenience of'the general.public. The government agent would  do a great injustice by. using this  money in building branch roads  for the benefit pf a few individuals  whose properties -are within two  thousand feet of a trunk road.  The general'trend of the reports which are coming up from  Oroville these days indicate that  the bottom has practically fallen  out of the boom. Of course, Oroville is "destined >to' become- a  hustling little town���arid that,  too, at no distant date���but the  stampede of the floating element  in that direction was entirely unwarranted. There is no land  there to be takers up; no work  for the man who is broke; no extensive building going on. Oroville is all right, but it is unreasonable to expect so small and  voung a burg to maintain tab  wanderers'from Okanagan county  and the Boundary country. It is  only a repetition of the history  of the entire western country.  Better be contented with your lot  right here until something* more  substantial turns up to warrant a  move.���Mve*rs Creek News.  It is a custom, whether a sensible one or not, for mine managers  to allow representatives of the  press to examine the workings of  a mine. Not that the average  reporter knows so much about  miuiug, but just as a matter of  courtesy. If the mine managers  are -afraid of the reporter doing, himself a ' serious injury,  rules might be posted for his protection and- guidance. The following are suggested :  1. Tie your horse' to the'ihoisting  cable. This is a sure cure for "the  trucking habit.  2. Ingoing down a shaft walk ou  the foot-wall or us a rope ou the' hang-  wall. . ���  3. Keep out cf the sump. It is the  receptacle for 'seepage, detonators;  pieces 'of No. 2, and persons who attempt to walk on the hanging-wall.  Wote���The sump is usually placed at  the bottom of the "shaft.  4. Visitors are particulary requested  not to slide down or injure the bottom of the winze, which also has .a  sump in good working order. *  ? 5.    Do  not  remove  the winze without permission of ,the forman'.'  6. Keep your head 'with the resit of  your body while in-crosscut-or drift.  It is, uqfc necessary to look up the shaft  to see<if the cage is coming-down. The  cag*e will come without a look-out.  In no part of the West is there  so ' much money, expended annually on road building, taking  iutov consideration ��� the population and revenue of the province,  as ther'e is in British Columbia.'  In'uo part'of the West is'there  so large a mileage of wagon-  roads for the population, and considering ��� the natural difficulties  that tiave to be overcome. Across  the line,Jin the State of Washington, when the people want a  road they go down in their,  pockets. When the wagon road  from Republic" to Chesaw was  built it was done by subscriptions  from the business'men benefitted.  They didn't ask either the state  or the county to build a wagon  road for them. In'British Columbia people expect the government to build a wagon road to  every_tur_nip_ patch jmd prospect  hole in the country.  The assault at Anaconda this  week looks very much like too  much dago in the community.  The time to pul a stop to those  imported feuds is at the beginning. After a time the creatures  will acquire the habit of knifing  whites. All they need is a good  start and it will require a lynch-  party to suppress them.  This shooting through the window above the Bauk of B. N. A.  a few days ago is still shrouded  in mystery. It is even more mysterious than the disappearance of  the young man who left here for  Rossland Saturday last.  ���; Mukdkr will become a pass-  time in Qubec if the government  doesn't stop commuting the sentences of man-killers in that  province.  The most extensive and phenomenal  fountain of petroleum ever known is  on the island of Trindad. Hot bitumen has filled a basin four miles in  circumference, tnree .quarters of a  mile from the sea, estimated to contain the equivalent of 10,000,000 barrels of crude oil. The liquid boils up  continually, seething and foaming at  the center of the lake, cooling and  thickening as it recedes, and finally  becoming solid asphaltum. The bubbling, hissing, steaming caldron emits  a sulphurous odor, perceptible for 10  or 12 miles. Humboldt in 1799 reported  his impressions of this spontaneous  marvel, in producing whish the puny  hand of man had ��o share.   From it  is derived the dark, tough, semi-elastic  material, first utilized in Switzerland  for this purpose, which paves the  streets of scores of cities, the asphalt  pavement.  Pure platinum is a silvery white  metal with a specific gravity of 21.5.  It is the heaviest metal occurring in  nature with the exception of irridos-  mium. It is almost as hard as iron,  and very malleable. Platinum does  not amalgamate with quicksilver, is  not dissolved by potassium cyanide  when'cold, is not attacked by acids,  except the mixture of nitric acid and  hydro-chloric acid, known as aqua  regia, It is more difficult to melt than  gold. Native platinum has been fonud  most frequently in gold-bearing sands.  On account of its weight, it remains  in sluices with gold and other heavy  material. Native platinum is usually  found in an impure state; occasionally  it contains so much iron, chromite,  and other impurities as to be dark in  color and not easily distinguUhed from  grains of chromite, /with which it is  very , frequently associated.' It "often  contains iridosmine, which occurs as  fiat angular scales,l while platinum  grains are. usually rounded like gold  dnst. Generally, piatimum'grains are  smaller than gold grains. Large nuggets are rare.    ��� -    -- '  The .following advertisement ap>  peared in the For Sale columns of the  a prominent'Irish daily: "For Sale���  A pedigree bulldog, will eat anything,  very fond of children." , \  - Why Suffer From Rheumatism ?  ���Why-suffer from rheumatism when  one application of Chamberlain's' Pain  Balm will relieve the pain ? The quick  relief'which this liniment affords  maltes rest and sleep possible, and that  alone is worth many times its cost.  Many who have used it hoping, only  foj a short'relief from suffering have  been ^happily surprised' to 'find, that  after a'while the relief became permanent. Mrs. V. H. Leggett of Yum  Yum, Tennessee, U. S. A., writes; "I  am.a great sufferer from rheumatism,  all over from head to foot, and Chamberlain's Pain-Balm is the'only thing  that will relieve the pain." For sale  by all druggists. -    ��� ,*       t- \  You can saye money by buying your  Waw, Paper at Smith & McRae's.  &*��F*L-   BOUNDARV   VALLEY   LODGE  --���^fi-^* ^        ,   No. 38,VI. 0. 0. F.  Meets every Tuesday JEvetiiue at 8 00 In the  I. 0. 0. l<\ Hall. A cordial itivi tation Is ex  tended to all'sojourning bretliern. ,  W. Elson' ,   Fked B. Holmes^  N. G.        A       ��� iReC-Sec.  DR MATHISOH   DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD      -     -      B  C  IF. SUTHERIAB  13   Sc  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shipi'ERS'JAgent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  P. W. HART  Complete house' furnishings. All  new and up to date, direct from the  leading markets.  S.BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL  ,   WATCHMAKER      AND  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed' GREENWOOD  ^MTOOTMOTO^^  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Capital, all paid up, $14,000,000.        Rest....  $10,000,000.  , President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Dscumokd.  General Manager :   E. S  Clous-ton, -*.*���   '  Blanches in london, Eng." \ c^jBPrS5l8L \ Sew YorK, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Tiavellers' Credits, available in auy partjof th6 world. (  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR; Manager.  Hi  Hi  H?  rf .  H?  *��2  H?  viMmammmMmimmwmmmmwi  *  The Phoenix Fire Assur-|  ance Co. of London, Eng.  '    i   -      *  Liverpool and London and}  Globe Insurance Company': <  The British   America' Assurance Co., of Toronto.  ��� The. Caandian, Birkbe'ckJ  |Investment and Savings]  fCo.1  \%4r 4* * &���$��� ��fr 4* 4�� 4* 4�� 4* * 4p *k ���$��� 4? * it $ ���$�����$��� 4�� * if &  *  ���fr.  *  *  MANAGER *  Estate  J,GEORGE <R.   NADEN      -:-  2��l$* Jjl. tfy ^.mfymfyty. ty. ty. tyt'tyity. ty. ty. tyty.ty.ty.ty.mty. ty. ty.ty.ty.  *m��  ��"*��  THE CANADIAN BANK  OFCOMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  <    * ." HEAD QFFICE, TORONTO' ^,      ,    -  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ,      ALEX. LAIRD/Asst.' Genl Manager ,     *  BANK MONEY ORDERS  �����-..   ���  \    ISSUED ATTHE FOLLOWING RATES: >      ' ,    '     ��*.  $5.and under..!' .'.  ..'.. .A..."... t 3 cents ,' ,K  " "Over $5 and not exceeding $10....'..    6 cents *      '     '  1       ^ ^",$10    , " "      ^  $30  10 cents ;     [      ���  .'"   ,$30       " ,    ''    "      '   $50   15 cents    <  v  / ' - j  i **   * _  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States.'   <i  i     , NEGOTIABLE AT A rlXBD RATE AT    ' '  THE CANADIAN BANK,OF COMMERCE,'LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method'of remitting small sums of money  with safety ,and at-small cost. ������        x ' ��� ^ ,  Greenwood Branch  -  -   -   -  w. ALLISON, Manager.  /w\/^^vw\/rfw\/*V*'''**\/>/*'V','V,*''v*'*#AM>A#^  Greenwood Liquor Go.  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  Sole Agents for PABST FAMpUS BEER.  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood  ^e*��oo*a��o0*��e��o*��*��**��*����l******��<����������*��<t*��*o*��**��������*#,��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  a  ft  a  ft  <��  a  ��  ft  ��  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  1  m  MA y^k��A<i3M\  W6.A\\        ��� .\V.  Greenwood,  c.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ' ft  ft  ft  ft  a  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ft  ft  m\  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  sftQa����ftftftftttft��ft��ftftttft��ftftftftftfttfaft����ft��ft0*ft��ft��ft��ftfta����tfaft��ft.  :   !  1.4  25 cents per hundred at this office.  !*< ISSUE No. 36 MAY 12, 1905  LICENCE TO AN EXTKA-PUOYMCIAL  T-JV  " COMPANIES'  ACT, 1897."  I  v  aM  CANADA:  Province of British*Colomiiia.  No. 259.  THIS IS. TO CERTIFY that " The Montreal  and   Boston  Consolidated   Mining  and Smelting Company, limited," is author-  - ized and licensed to carry on business within  the Province of British Columbia, and to carry  out or effect all or any, of tli* objects of tlie  company, to -which' tht legislative authority  of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the company U situate at  Toronto, inthc Province i^f Ontario.  ��� The amount of the capital of Hit company ii  Bevcn million five- hundred thousand dollars,  divided Into one million five hundred thousand  shares of five dollars'each. ���.  The head office of the company in this Province its situate at Greenivood, and Artliur Murdoch Whltesidc,l Barrister-at-law, whose address is Greeuwood, is the attorney for the  company. , ' ..       '���' '    ���  Given under my hand and seal  of office at  Victoria,   Province of British Columbia, this  2nd day of May, one thousand  nine hundred  ' and,five.  [L. s.] S. Y. TVOOTTON, .  Rcg-lstraf of Joint Slock Companies.  The following are the objects for which the  company has been established:���  ,   /To carrv on the   business  of   mining   and  - smelting*, and also to manufacture and (ic-ai'iu  iron, stone, 'manganese, coal, coke, copper, oil  and other minerals,  timber aud lumber, aud to  , manufacture and deal ia the products thereof  and the manufactured articles iu which sucli  products ' are utilized, and also to construct,  maintain and operate buildings, machinery,  engines, cars, docks, bridijiia, elevators, canals  and other waterways*and other works; lo apply  for,purchase, lease or otherwise acquire patents  and patent rights, trademarks, Improvements,  inventions aud processes, and to exeicise, develop and graut .licenses with respect thereto;  and (b) for the said purposes:  ' l. To acqiiifc by purchase, lease or other  wise, and upon such terms and conditions ns>  "maybe agreed upon, real and personal property and estates, aud Interests therein, including quarries, mines, wells, water powers, lakes,  ponds, streams and watercourses:  2. To -acquire by lease, purchase or olher-  , wise, and upon such terais aud conditions as  may be agreed ou, rights, powers, concessions.,  privileges and f ranchises.to enable tlie company  oroparly to exercise aud carry ou all or auy of  the rights.j powers, concessions, privilccrcs,  franchises and objects of the company:  3. To acquire,by purchase, subscription or  otherwise, and to hold and dispose of stocks,  bonds or any other obligations of any corporation formed for, or then or-��� theretofore engaged in or pursuing., any one or more of the  kiuds of business purposes, objects or operations above mentioned, or owning or holding  any property of auy kind hereinbefore described, or of any corporation owniiiit'or holding the "stocks or obligations' of anv such cor- ,  poration:     ,       - '','     / '   ,' .  4. To enter into any arrangement for sharing  profits, union, of interests or co-partnership  with any person or company carrying: ou, or  about to carry on, any business or transaction,  ' which may be of benefit-to the company hereby incorporated:  5. To hold for Investment or otherwise to use;  sell or dispose of, and to, guarantee any stock  bonds or other obligations of auy other coipo  ration: ��� ' .      .  6. To aid in ,any manner any corporation*'  whose stocks, bonds or other obligations are  held or are in any way guaranteed by the company, aud whilei owuar of auy such stocks,  bonds or other 'obligations to exercise all the  rights,"  powers   aud  privileges- of  Ownership  'thereof, and to exercise any and all voting  power thereon:  7. To acquire aud cairy on alt or auy part of  the works, property,' franchises, aud to undertake any liabilities of auy person, film, association or company engaged in or pin suing  any one or more of the kinds of business, purposes, objects or operations above indicated, or  possessed of property suitable for the business  purposes of the company hereby incorporated,  aud as the coiisideiation for the" same, to pay  cash or to issue any shares, stock, dcbcutuics,  bonds or obligations ot the 'company hereby  incorporated: , ,  8. To sell, assign, transfer and convey to any  persons or coiporations haviug power to  acquire tlie same, and on such terms and con-  --ditions au*ifor_9ucli^coiisidcratioii^as may'bo  agreed on all, or from time to time, any of the  works undertaking, real and jpersonal properties, rights, powers, concessions, and privileges  of the company:  9. To do all acts and exercise all powers, and  carry on all business incidental to the due  carrying out of the objects ' for which the company is incorporated and necessary to'enable  the company to orofitably carry ou all or any  .of its undertakings). ''.'-. -36-39.  A Good Family Liniment,  Every familv should be supplied  with a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain  Balm. For cuts, bruises, burns, scalds  and similar injuries, which are of frequent occurrence, there is nothing so  good. It soothes the wound and not  only gives instant relief from pain  but causes the parts to heal in about  one-third the time required by . the  usual treatment. As it is an antiseptic all danger from blood-poisoning is  avoided..' Sold by all druggists.  . Phosphate mining has been carried  on in Florida since 183.8/' The Florida  mineral phosphates accur in the forms  of soft phosphate, a whitish product  somewhat resembling clay, and largely  contaminated \tith it; pebble phosphate, consisting of hard pebbles; rock  or boulder phosphates, consisting, as  the name implies, of rocks or boulders.  Soft phosphates carry from 18 to 20  per cent phosphoric acid, and on account of its being more easily ground  than most of these rocks is applied to  the land without first being converted  into supherphosphate. Pebble, rock  constitutes the greater portion of the  the Florida phosphates. It contains  from 20 to 40.per cent phosphoric sicid  and is most variable in composition.  Rock or boulder phosphate is the richer  of the phosphates, but there is less of  it. It carries about 40 per cent phosphate acic?. *  First-class Side Saddle for sale at a  bargain.   P. C. McRae.  .    at  -���  -���  43.  -^  ,.���5s  ��  -m  Never in the history of the Boundary has the district had a brighter outlook; than' today. With the successful dey  velopment of the immense large bodies of low grade ore and" the enlarged and much improved facilities for treating  at a very small cost, the continued opening up of new high grade properties and their successful and profitabl.  operation has made the Boundary famous as a mining centre, and every day adds more to the list of new finds 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 time to invest both in mines and real estate, For  Nil NET Y DAYS we intend giving you a chance to make a safe and profitable investment. Every lot we own will be  put on sale at rock bottom prices during the above period, Prices ranging from $50.00 up, at terms to suit the putv  chaser.    Make your selection and make it early, ,  " "3"HA1LE37  1AGENT FOR THE GREENWOOD TOWNSITE COMPANY.  m-  Synopsis of Regulations Governing the Disposal of Dominion  Lands  within the  Hallway Belt in tlie Province of  . British Columbia.  A LICTSNS13 to cut timber can be  -^-acquired only at public competition.  A rental of So per.square mile is charged for ail timber berths exceptiug  those situated West of Y?ile for which  che rental is at the rate of 5 cents per  acre per annum.  ; -In addition to the rental, dues at the  following.rates are charged :��� ���  Sawn lumber, 50 cents per thousand  feet B.M.  Railway ties, eight and nine feet  long, 1>2 and \% cents e;ich.  Shingle bolts, 25 cents a cord.  All other products, 5 per cent on  sales.  -'Aliceh.se is issued so soon as a berth  is granted, but in unsurveyed territory  no timber can be cut on a berth until  the licensee has made a survey thereof.  Permits to cut timber are also granted at public competition, except in the  case of-actual settlers, who require the  timber for their own use. |!  Settlers and others may also obtain  permits lo cut up to 100 cords of wood  for sale without competition.  The dues payable under a permit are  SI.50 per thousand feet B. M.. for  square timber and sawlogs of any  wood except oak; from y2 to \}z ceuts  cents per lineal foot for building logs;  from 121/, to 25 cents per cord for wood;  1 cent for fence posts; 3 cents  for rail  way   tics;   and   50 cents per cord on  shingle'bolts.    *  Leases for grazing purposes are issued for a term of twenty one years at  a rental ot two cents per lacrc*.per annum. 1  Coal lauds, ma}- be purchased at f?10  per acre for soft coal and S20 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  may be acquired by one '-individual' or  company.  Royalty at the rate of 10 cents per  ten of 2,000 pounds is collected on the  gross output.  Entries for land for agricultural purposes hiay.be made/ personally at the  local land office fot '.he district in  ���which.the land to be taken i.s situated,  or if the homesteader desires, he^ may,  on application to the Minister of the  Interior at Ottawa, the'.Commissioner  of Immigration at Winnipeg, ' or the  local agent for the District, within  which the ���Iand is situated, receive  authority for some one to make entry  for him.  '   A fee of 310 is charged  for a  homestead entry.  A settler who has received an entry  fora homestead, i.s required to perform  the conditions connected therewith  under one of the following plans:���  (I) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year during the term of three  years.  It is'thc practice of the Department  to require a settler to bring 15 acres  under cultivation, but if he prefers he  may substitute stock; and 20 head of  attic; to be actually his own property,  with buildings for their accommodation, will be accepted instead of the  cultivation.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased) of any person who  is eligable to make a. homestead entry  iuuler the provisions of the Act, resides upon a farm in the vicinity of  the land entered for by such person as  fa homestead,,the requirements of the  Act as to residence prior to obtaining  patent may be satisfied by such person  residing with the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has- his permanent  residence upon fanning land owned  by him in the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements of the Act as  to residence may be satisfied by residence upcu the said land.  Application for a patent should be  made at the end of three years before  tne local agent, sub-agent or a homestead inspector.  Before making an application for a  patent, the settler must give six  months' notice in writing to the Commissioner of Dominion Land* at Ottawa, of his intention to do so.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the  '*. .- ' ;���'.  Interior.  Ottawa, February 4th, 1905.    .  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To John Nelson, J. A. Munsoa and H.  Mafjinison or to any person or ptrsousta whom  they may have transferred their interest in the  Moruinif Glory ami Rainstorm Mineral Claims  situate on Cedar Creek, main Kettle River, In  tlie Greenwood Miniatr" Division of Yale  District.  You are hereby noti tied that we have expended the sum of $400 for work on the above mentioned claims and S10 for recordinir the same  for assessment work for two years, such being-  required and necessary to hold said claims for  the years cndinir UieGtli of June. 1903 and 1904,  under the provisions of the Mineral Act and  Amending Acts and if at the expiration of  ninety days from the dale of first publication  of this notice lu the Boundary Creek Times,  you fail or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said mineral claims  shall become invested in us, your co-owners,  upon filing in the proper office in that behalf  the affidavit required by section 4 of the "Min  eral Act Amending Act, 1900."  Dated 3rd March. 1905.  CHARGES E. JOHNSON.  j    ' ������ ���      JOHN BERGMAN.  A Safe Couzh Remedy for Children.  In buying a cough medicine for children never be afraid to buy Chamber-  lain's Cough Remedy. There is no  danger from it and relief is always  sure to follow. It is especially valuable for colds, croup and whooping  cough.    For sale tjy ^11 druggists,  0. S. FLOYD. Procrletor.  PURE MILK  AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of th** city, wOumHMWttH  iMriu��Mk6 ���AtaaawpWn fi  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  THE WASTE DUMP-  The vara is: a variable unit of  measure, being 'different in different  parts of Central! and South America.  The vara is, of course, the Spanish  yard. In Spain it is 32.87 inches, and  in California it is 33.37 inches.  Cement acts aa :i protecting agency  against rust on iron u.sed to reinforce  it. Iron bars which have been buried  iu Portland cement concrete have,  after even'twenty years of contact,  shown no sign of rust.  It is commonly figured thataoX01'  V/z-inch air rock drill will require ten-  horsepower to operate. Thus the cost  of power to operate a drill per month  will be about SS3 when horsepower  costs $100 per annum.        ��� /   '  A pair of shovelers will load from  the ground into a mine car about  thirty tons on a shift of ten hours, if  shoveling from an iron plate, and the  material does not require much sledging. Of course, in cramped,-confined  places the amount shoveled will not  be so great.  Mine fires will smoulder for ysars.  Indeed, one can never be certain that  the fire has been extinguished, Even  after it is thought to have been put  out readmission of air will often cause  combustion to again become violent.  It is believed by many that this combustion is often spontaneous.  While it is true, that frequently a  large number of stringers coming to  the surface unite at depth, it by no  means follows that this will always  be the case. If these stringers carry  moderately rich ore it is always worth  while sinking and crosscuttiug in  order to see that a- number of them do  not unite and form a payable body of  ore.  The mineral, monagite, is mostly obtained from placers. The concentrates show various shades of color,  varying from red.or reddish brown  ' down to yellow1 or yellowish green.  Most of the monasite obtained in the  United States comes from North and  South Carolina, Monaaite' sands normally contain about 60 per cent of impurities. Its value depends upon the  percentage of thoria present.  - The principal minerals bearing tantalum are columbite, fergusonite, mi-  crolite, samarkskite aud hielmite. The  most promising localities for the production of tantalum ��� in the United  states are Llano county, Texas, Mitchell county, North Carolina, and the  Black Hills, South Dakota. In Colorado tantalum-bearing minerals have  been found in the El Paso county.  Amazon stone, and on Devil's Head,  Douglas county. A careful search for  ttieBe minerals .would doubtless be well  rewarded.  The utilization - of fine o're and flue  dusts in blast furnaces has presented  no small problem to many a furnace  manager. Sptne* recent experiments  in the line of briquetting these products seem to offer some help. The  fines are briquetted with bituminous  . _coal and.subjected to acokiug process.  The coke thoroughly incorporates the  fine material and carries it into the  furnace without much loss, and with  the additional advantage that it carries carbon for the reduction of the  ore.  One of the most important things  in the construction of a cyanide plant  is to see that the vats have good foundations. If solid rock cannot be  reached it is necessary to construct  masonry foundations, and to see that  these foundations rest ujioii a uniform  character of material. By giving the  bases of the foundation a lar?;e area,  so as to distribute the pressure as  much as possible should there be a  settlement, it will be equal, and the  vats will, if they settle at all, settle  at all, settle uniformly. it is, of  course, better to see that there is no  settlement. Irregular -settlement will  inevitably mean leaks.  The gold-dredging industry is spreading out in an extraordinary manner.  Until four or five years ago only the  venturous would engage in dredging;  today it is recognized as possibly the  soundest and safest branch of gold  mining. The reasons for this are:  1. The almost uniform success obtained when the plans have been  worked out by experienced men. 2.  The possibility of testing the ground  to be worked so as to know exactly  what it will yield. 3. The improvement in the construction of dredges.  A modern dredge will handle 75,000  cubic yards of gravel a month, at about  5 cents a yard, will deliver to a bank  about 20 feet above water level, and  take material from a depth of 60 feet  below water level. The power required by such a dredge is from 200 to  250 horsepower.���Mining Reporter.  with difficulty, and is susceptible to  magnetism, although not to the same  extent as iron. It has the peculiar  property of losing this magnetism  when heated, and regaining it when  cooled, this peculiarity being taken  advantage of in the manufacture of  certain alloys  for electrical purposes.  A Good Suggestion.  Mr. C. B. Wainwright of Lemon  City, Fla., has written the manufacturers that much better results are obtained from the use of Chamberlain's  Cholic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  in cases of pains in the stomach, cholic  and cholera morbus bv taking it in  water as hot as can be drunk. That  when taken in this way the effect is  double in rapidity. "It seems to get  at the right spot instantly," he says.  For sale by all druggists.  ^^X AND  ������l^^-tl/W  \#/-v*/'\ft/-  ��7v*-*v-**v  Eggs for Hatching.  Single and Rose comb White Leg  horn., Also White Wyandotte. Apply  box 282, city.   .  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. '  "Globe" Mineial Claims, situated in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:    In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JR. Shaw, agent  for William Law, Free Miner's Certificate No BS0S18, and John Gray, Free  Miner's Certilicate No. BS05S1, 'intend sixty  days from the dale hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the Is-  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Daled this 29th dav of Decembtr A D. 1904.  '   C. -ffi.SHAW, P.L.S.,  MINEKAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "La Tour" mineral claini, situate in the Greenwood Minintr Division ' of Yale District.  TVhoce located:   In Copper Creek camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H." Hallett' 'as  agent for Kenneth C. B. Frith, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 1*55359, and Charles Eltitig Mer-  ritt. Free Miner's Certificate No. B80141, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining* "Recorder fora Certificate of .Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  sectiou 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 18th day of April. A. D. 1904..  LIS 10 I. H. HALLETT.  -   ' MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Logan" Mineral Claim, situate in the Green:  -^wood Mining- Division   of   Yale  District  Where   located:      On  Wallace Mountain  adjoining- the Duncan mineral claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson  Free Miner's Certificate "Vo. BS0S15, and  as agent for F. M Elkins. Free Miucis Certificate No. B8053G, and Thomas Murray, Free  Miners Certificate No. BS5S99, intend, sixty days  from thedate hereof.to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a certificateof Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant' of  the above claini. ' \  And further take notice  that  action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvcr.ieiits.  Dated thin 29th day of March. A.D. 1995.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON  Int.   BISfTOP  PLUMBER  mW&^MM  Daily till Sth May, Low Settlers'  ,  Rates Westbound from  Manitoba, Ontario. Quebec,  Maritime Provinces,  New England and  .  United States Points to  Kooteriays and Pacific Coast  MINERAL ACT 1896.  f , 'l  Certificate of Improvement.    ���>  NOTICE.  ("- .   .  "San Juan" and "Champion Fractional" Miu^  .  eral Claim situate inthe Greenwood   Miu^  up   Division    of   Yale   District.    Where  localed:   In  Providence camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallctt.Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS8584, for myself, and  as ageut,for Joseph Martin, Pree Miner's Certificate No. B80568, intend, sixty days from the  date liereof, to apply tc the Mining- Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, forthe pur-'  pose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims.' ,  And further take notice" that action, under  section 37,'must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Hated this 4th day of March A. D., 1905.,  LIS 10' I. H. HALLETT.  <-pj  Send for your friends while low  rates are in effect. Prepaid  Tickets delivered by mail or  telegraph without additional cost  WESTBOUND  TOURIST CARS  Lv. Montreal Sundays and Thursdays  Lv. Toronto Tuesdays and Saturrdays  Lv. St. Paul Daily.  For rates, tickets, tourist sleeper berths  and complete information apply to  local agents or write  E. R. REDPATH,  Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  J. S.  E J. COYLE,  .G P. A. Vaucou ver  CARTER,   -  D.P.A.   Nelson'  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  LITTLE RUTH Mineral   Claim,  situate  in  the Greenwood  Mining Division of   Yale  District.     "Where  located:     In   Deadwood  Camp, adjoining the Moreen Mineral claim  AKE NOTICE that 1. Sydney fM. John-  sou, acting as agent for Frank J. Miller  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80502, Wm. M.  Law, FreeMiner's Certificate No. B 80518 and  John Lucy Free Miner's Certificate No. B 86301,  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 Grant of the above'claim.  .And further talce notice tliat action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ,  Dated this 3rd day of March, A. D., 1905.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON  NOTICE is herebv given that The Yancdu-  ver,.VictoTia and Eastern Railway and  Navigation Company, will apply to the Parliament of Canada, at the present session thereof,  for an Act declaring that the said company is  and been since its railway was by 61 Victjria,  chapter 89, declared to be a work for the general  advantage of Canada, a company under the  legislative jurisdiction of the Parliament of  Canada and authorizing the company, to construct and operate In extension of the undertaking already authorized a railway from Olivers/on the "line ol the Victoria Terminal  Railway and Ferry Company to the south bank  of the Fraser River near "Liverpool and to a  connection with the Bridge over the Fraser  River near Liverpool with power to, connect  with railways operating in the State of, Washington and with the Vancouver, Westminster  and Yukon Railway Company, The Victoria  Terminal and Feriy Company and The New  Westminster Southern Railway Company or  an3"of-them, and extending the time limited ,by  the Acts respecting- the compauyvfor thecom-  mencenieut aud completion of its undertaking,  and for other purposes. ��  Dated at Ottawa this3lst day of March, 1905.  McGIVERIN & HAYDON,  /Solicitors for the applicants. \  Mitt  ,   Railway.  The only all rail route between points east  west and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  Leave Arrive  9:50 a. m. Spokane 6:20 p. ra.  10:55 a. m. Rossland 4:55 p. m.  9:20 a. m. Nelson    , 6:30 p. m.  11:20 a. m. Grand Forks , 3:33 p. m  9:50 a. m. -      Phoenix    - 5:20 p, rn.  8:00 a. ra. Republic 8:30 p. rn.  ���  Buffet cars run between Spokane and Nelson.  *    Effective March'5th, 1905  In Connection With  Corporation of The City of Greenwood  * NOTICE Is hereby given that' tltc assersment  roll for 1905, has been returned, and can be inspected by any person having- an Interest  therein until the sitting of the Court , of  Revision. The first sitting- of the Court of  Revision' ou the said assessment roll will be  held in the City Hall, Greenwood City, on Monday, the 29tli day of May. 190j, at ten o'clock a.  m. Any person desiring to make complaint  against his or her assessment must give notice  in writing to the Assessor, stating the ground  of his or her complaint, at least 10 days before  the said date.  G. B. TAYLOR,  C. M. C.  Greenwood, B. C��� April 6th, 190s.  TICKETS All To POINTS  < SHORT LINE TO  ST. PAUL, DULUTH, MINNEAPOLIS, CHICAGO and ALL POINTS  EAST. SEATTLE,-TACOMA VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all tACIFIC  COAST POINTS/  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and" Buffet Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains My.2  -,1 For rates*; folders and full information regarding* trips, call on' or address a agent of the S. F. & N. Railway, or '"  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  MINERAL'ACT  / Certificate of Improvements. "  ^    NOTICE. -_ ' I  "Superior" Mineral Claim, situate in, the  Greeuwood Mining Division of Yale District. "Where located: In Tripple Lake  camp.  TAKE NOTICE 'hat I,' John Gray, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80SS1, intend,  sixty days from the,date liereof. to apply to  to the'Mining ^Recorder' for a Certificate of  Improvenients. forthe purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim. ,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before ihe issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 17th dav of April. A. D. 1905.  notice:  In  Dissolution of Partnership.  o  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore sub&istirig between Bruce Craddock  and R. A. Nicholson, as holel keepers at Greenwood, B. C, is dissolved by mutual consent.  All debts due the said  firm are payable to ll.  A.   Nicholson,   who    assumes    all   liabilities  against the firm.  Greenwood, II  C, Mav 1st. 1905.  BROCK CRADDOCK.  . R. A. NICHOLSON.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  ,     NOTICE,  No. 9 Mineral Claim, situate iu the Greenwood  Mining Di-vision of Yale District. Where  lifcated: In Derdvvond Camp adjoining  the Buckliorn Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I Sydney M. Johnson,  acting as agent for Pat Hicker, free  Miner's CerlifUah- No. 1} SO-Wj. Frank J. Miller, Free Miners Certificate No. IJ 80502, Wm.  M. Law. Free Miuer's Certificate No. }i, 80s'.8,  Ji. L. Morgan. Kree Miner's Certificate No.  II, SO-HS, and Duncan Mcintosh. Frae  Miner's Certilicate No. ]!85C>97, intend, sixty  days from the date liereof, io apply to tho Mining Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements  foi the purposeof obtaining a Crown Grant ot  ihe above claims.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of sucli Certificate of  Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March^A. D.. 1905.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON,  tbe matter of the Estate of Gus Schilling,  late of Greenwood In the County of Yale,  Free Miner, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors  and others having claims against the  estate of the said Gus Schilling are required,  on or before the 1st day of June, 1905, to send  by post or deliver the same to me at the Court  House, Greenwood, B. CVwith full particulars,  aud the full securities, if (any, held by them,  and further take notice that after such mentioned date I will proceed to distribute the  assets of the deceased among the parties on-  titled thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which I shall then have notice.  All parties  indebted to the said estate are required to pay the amount of said indebtedness  to me forthwith.  Daled this 28th dav of April, 1905.  GEO. CUNNINGHAM,  Acting Cold Commissionor.  -TO J. P. WELLS or to any person or persons  to whom he may have transferred his Interest in the Astro fractional mlneral~claim  situated iu the Greenwood Mining Division  of YaleDistrict.  YOU are hereby notified that I have "expended the sum of $100.00 (one hundred  dollars for assessment-work on above mentioned claims, such being required and necessary to  hold the same for the year ending 29th Dec.  1904, tinder the provisions of the Mineral Act  and Amending Acts, and if at tne expiration of  ninety days from the date of the first publication of this notice in the "Bouudary Creek  Times" you fail or refuse to contribute your  portion of such cxpcndltuie namely $25.63'due  by you 'J. P. Wells, together .-with all,  costs of-advertising, your interests, in said'  mineral claim shall become vested in * me  (your co-owner(upon filing in the proper ofiice  in that behalf the affidavit required by section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment Act 1900."  - Dated this 24th day of February, 1904.  S. H. STINGLEY.  H. A. Jackson,  g. f. & p. a., '  Spokane  Wash.  - H. Brandt,   -  C. P, & T, A.,  7sl W Riverside Ave'  Spokane, Wash  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  *- NOTICE. '  Ruby Fractional Mineral claini, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Divisiort-of Yale  DIs-  , trict.   Where located: In Smith's Camp  TAKE NOTICE that we, George Cook. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85503. and M.  McMynn, Free Miner's Certificate B85502, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Rocorder 'for a Certificateof Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant to the above claini,  _And_further_take_notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced "l>efore the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Daled this 28th day of March. A. D. 190s.  MINERAL ACT.  Nickel, in   its  pure  white  in  color,   har^J,  state,  is  silver  tough,  fusible  MINERAL ACT .  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  "Robert 1." Mineral Claim situate, in the Greenwood Mininir Division of Yale District.  Where located:    In Canyon Creek camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS0140, intend,  sixty days from thedate hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder fora Ceriificate of Improvements for the purpose 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 Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this lsth dav of April. A.D. 1904.  It 6 24 " I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of of Improvements-  NOTICE..  "Putnam" and "Eureka Fractional' Mineral  Claims, situale in the Greenwood Mining  Divisioji of Yale District. Where located;  In South Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for John Matthews, Free Miner's  Certificate No, 1580483, intend, sixty days from  thedate hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvenients, for  the purposeof obtaining Crown Grains of the  above clain's. .,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvemente.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1905. '  I. H. HALLETT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Fremont" Mineral Claim, situate in Greenwood  Mining Division  of  Yale   District.  Where located: In Providence Camp, -adjoining the "Providence" mineral claim.  '"PAKE NOTICE that" we, Elizabeth Galio-  _L     way   and  Robert   Wood,  Free   Miner's  Certificate Nos. B85756 and B8b415, respectively,  intend, sixty days from date liereof, to apply  to the. Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,   for  the purpose of obtaining a  Crowu Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice thnt action, nnder  section  37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated thin 24th day of March, A. D., i905.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Humming 'Slrd" Mineral   Claim, situate   in  ~   the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District Where located: In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hal"  lett, acting as agent for Isaac Skidmore  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80508, intend,  sixty,days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Milling Recorder for a Certificate of Improve  ments for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, ,uuder  section 37, must be commenced before the is  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  , Dated this 2nd day of March, A. D., 1905.  LI510' ���' I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement. .  NOTICE.     '  "E Plurlbus Unum", "Lancashire Fraction"  and "E. P. TJ. Fractional" Mineral Claims  situate in Greenwoo* Mining Division of  Yale District. Wbtn located: In Skylark camp. r  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hal'-  lett. acting as agent for William' T.  Hunter, Free Miners' Certificate, No.-B85759,  intend, sixty days from the data hereof, to  apply to tho Mining Recorder ior Certificates  of Improvements for the purpose ->i obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims. *    ,  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 28th day of February A. D. 1905.  'LI510 I. H. HALLETT.  \  MINERAL ACT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Messina" Mineral Claim sitnate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: On Copper creek on Main  Kettle river.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Alfred Cameron, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B80591. Edward Tennessen, Free  Miner's Certificate No. BTilST, and Charles  Stooke, Free Miner's Certificate Nc. B80454, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  lo the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for Ihe purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of tlie above claim.  And fnrtber take notice that action, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvemente.  Dated this 1st day of April, A. D. 1905.  li 6 21 I, U, H&IfLETT,  Certificate of Improvements.-  NOTICE.  "Garnet," "Garnet Fractional" and "Min-  neapolis Fraction" Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located: "Garnet"  arid "GarnetFractionaVin Smith's Camp;  "MinneapolisFr-nction" in Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent from for Kenneth B. Frith, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85629, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purposa of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action,.under  section   37.   must be   commenced   before the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of March, A. D. 1905.  I. H. HALLETT.  mineeAl  ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE. '  "���Gold Standard" Mineral Claim, situate iu the  Greenwood   Mining  Division of Yale District.   Where located: On Cranberry.creek.  TAKE  NOTICE that I. Albert E. Ashcroft,  acting as agent for W. M. Law, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B80s78, A. L. Piper, FreeMiner's  Certificate No. B62040, and Robert Mathison,  Free Miner's Certificate No.  B85C60,   Intend,  sixty days from the date hereof,   to apply to  the "Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  gmovements for the purpose of   obtaining   a  rown Grant to theabove claim.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements,,  Dated this 4th day of March, 1905  LI510 ALBER-P-E. ASHCROFT, P.L.S/  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "American Eagle" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District.    Where located: In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B85652, as agent  for John B. Desrosiers, FreeMiner's Certificate  No. B85539, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recordei for a  Certificate of Improvements for the purpose 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 Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 8th day of March, A.D. 1905.  , J. P. Mc&EOD.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.-  "Porto Rlco" Mineral claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Oooj'ooe  District. Where located: In Dayton Camp  adjoining the Dayton Mineral claini  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydnev M. Johnson,  FreeMiner's Certificate No. B80515. for  s^lf and as agent for Jane Russell, FreeMiner's  Certificate No. B85s43, and Blanche Lawder,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B74694, intend,  sixty days from the date liereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a certificateof Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown  grant of the abeve claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  sectiou 37, must be commenced before .the issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of February, A. D.. 1905.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT 1896. J  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.   .  "SLATE FORMATION" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division ef  YaleDistrict. Where located: In Smith's  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Kenneth C. B. Frifh, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85629,' intend sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvetnenti,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  ��� And further take notice that  action,   nnder  sectiop   37,   must  be commenced before   the  issuance   of   such    Certificate    of   Improvements.  Dated thia 21st day of December, A. D., 1W4.  I. H. HALLETT.  "���vi J   *  f  ���1   -~J  *' -I '   ,1       ���* .,  !    . '       "���   ���* ������  >    ,   'I        ' ^ ll ���  *\    '  -am?  Good  J   \  Healthful  Sport  at  Capt. Swain's  Bowling '\,  Alley.... ./  Clarendon'Block, ;  ;'������. .\OV \. Copper Street.^  vSTRI^E   ON   GOLDFINCH  \ %. -  ,     s  We "don't know'his lull  ' pedigree ^biit hcjiad ideas'  of his .own    -���, >l- ' '- ,   ,-  "*        I t r > m. 1  >AB0Uf COMFORT  , - *      1      i1, *���' '   ~>  and invented the chair above  illustrated,     probably    "the  ' most popular piece of furniture1 made." x,  -PRICES, IN-  A.  De^im $9.00,"Tapestry"$10.00. _,  'Tapestry���best quality $12.00. ',  ���      ' -"        ' r   "      '      i    ,  Moquette S1S.00.   Leather $18.00.  jgzgmmmm  VICTORIA,B.C  Have been pronounced  by experts       *^  fiaof far tliA WAQt  They are made by men  who know western condi- ^  tions and requirements  from experience. Thoug-h  durability (j is their long  suit, many lines conform  to all the requirements of  general dress.   ::    ::     ::  Leckie Specialties  for Loggers, Miners,  Prospectors. Boys and  Youths are as ncarly  indestructtble as foot-  wear can be made. In  buying boots for service,   insist   on   getting  LECKIE   BOOTS  Manufactured by  Trilby Bonded���Wprk Being Done on  the Gold Bug:-  (j  i*it  LTD.  A bond was given the past^-week on  the Trilby by Randolph Stuart and W.  H. Norris, J7 P., to C. J. McArthur  and associates, the consideration being $12,000. Work is to be commenced  June 1. The Trilby joins the" 13 P U  and was located iu 1894 by Randolph  Stuart.   "    -  A Times reporter visited the Gold  Bug crosscut tunnel on Wednesday  and met Contractor Osborn,,\vho very  kindly allowed him through the workings. As before stated in these columns  go'od progress is being maintained in  spite of the very hard nature^of the  rock through which the rock is being  bored. The. rock is a very fine-grained  granite and is no�� only hard boring  but dips the wrong way for easy blasting. The drill bores generally speaking a round per day of seven holes  and a lifter, and,each round represents  about five feet of tunneling. The tunnel is now in well overl75 feet and the  contract calls for 125 feet more work.  Unless there is sorne serious fault.to  the west,', a remote' possibility, as almost all the faults are to the east,in  this camp, the ore \yill be- encountered  ator before the 300 feet mark.  One of tlie claims on the bench above  Twin creek-to the south, and the first  claim ' encounte/ed ��� after leaving  Greenwood,- is the Goldfinch. Part of  the BP U tramway' is on the Goldfinch r ground. Underneath the >ore-  shoot" at the foot ,of- the VE P U tramway, {the late owners pf 'the Goldfinch  ran a tunnel aloug- am outcrop and  after going in for about'fqrt3r( feet, lost  the lead. ' In November last Mr. E. F.  Madden,' of Chicago, one of the principal stock holders in^the Providence  company,0 bought th"e Goldfinch, and  under the direction of his nephew,  William Madden, is now engaged in  systematically opening itfup,with a  The' Kanata, \A.cme ami,  -Vitor Art  Squares are  best made both in pat-'  \i tern and durability.  We  ' are overstocked- in thisr  line and must clear them .j  iou��    They are  all this",  seasons patterns and are i  in sixes $*/& x 9 up to ' 12 \  x 12 'feet,' will ,fit; most \  any ' room,    .   In    'price ���  they range from      . j  $4.00, to $15.00 j  i    FURNITURE STORE    ;  i   A. L,. WHITE & CO.,'      Proprietors.    '  ooooooooooooooooooooooeooo  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.     |  Suit Case Free!  In order to establish customers  throughout the 'western country  we are giving FREE with every  Suit order a Handsome Suit Case  which, we ahip the Suit in.  Suits Made to Order $12 Up  Your choice of a variety of colorings and weaves  including all the newest patterns. All trimmings  are the very best. Fit and workmanship guaranteed. Pants made to order S3 up, and other garments at correspondingly low prices. All Clothes  made exactly to j our measure, subject to inspection and return if not satisfactory. Self Measuring  Chart and Samples of Cloth free.   Address :  ;   A. BREMNER, CARP, ONT,     ���  *     CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work  and  inside Finish,  Etc.  g        ESTIMATES FURNISHED-  | GREENWOOD,   :   B. C. I  0^<X3<*>��<>OOa<K>000<>00-CK>00<>00  af* a? a1 ar a? ����� *? j? sc ^ x? & -jr j? & af #������  1S. A. Grierson 1  view to making largo -shipments of  ore. A tunnel has been fatal ted about  fifty yards west pf the old tunnel and is now oil a most promising  looking- lead about ten inches wide  and carrying good val neb in gold and  silver. In the old tunnel Mr.-Maddeu  pitt in a couple of shots to tlie right,  about six feet fiom the face, and lias  uncovered a good vein of quart/,, which  he^believes is a continuation irom the  vein of the main shaft, which was  sunk by the old owners, on the hill,  500 feet above and 500 feet to the southwest. The vein in the shaft divided  and a great deal of patient piospecting  been done b}' the present owner, with  a view to find the trend of these veins,  the result beinpr that both have been  struck ��ipparentl3r, one in each tunnel.  It is the intention to 1 un both tunnels  along-, their respective leads, stope out  as they go along and eventually raise  400 feet to the bottom (of the 100-foot  shaftv The new "tunnel'is now in  about fifteen feet from, the road.' Both  the leads are in, porphyry, walls, well  defiu6d, and not at all hard drilling.  A car of Goldfinch ore shipped from  the1- upper working*, some itime ago  yielded $5,000, or $.200 per ton. 'It is  expected that all the work 'done in  future will more than pay for itself,  aud most probably yield the owner a  handsome profit. " ,  There are quite a number of rather  promising looking claims to the north  of the Gold Bug, which were at one  time owned!, and d'&reat'many of them  opeiated by \the defunct Boundary  Creek Mining and Milling company.  Most of them passed into the hands of  the Baak; of lylontreai, but a few were  retained by the company; and ,sold for  taxes by' the1 provincial government.  Some of i the -most promising, among-  wl^ich is the G AR,' were bought in by  local parties,, and there seems t6 be  a possibilitj' of some of them being  operated again^his beason?l as Toronto  parties are' contemplating taking a  working bond*- on'two of the claims,  providing the j>rice and terms are satisfactory. The representative of these  Toiouto people has been quietly stejiug  up Greenwood' camp for some time and  informed The Times tliat he was most  anxions to secure'for his clients a  property from the .operation of which  he can in some measure 'prove to the  Eastern Canadian'people that all B.  C. properties and propositions are nbt  wildcats. The principal of the Toronto syndicate was here some weeks ago  and ���would scarcely hear the word  "mines," much lessv discuss the investment of any capitalV in rainitig  properties, but'after several conversations with good reliable, mining men,  many of wtiom Greenwood very fortunately possesees,'-this gentleman  began to see that he held a rather distorted yiew of the mining situation aud  lef t^mu'eh , impressed with what he liad  seen! and heard, aud instructed his  representative to kok out for him as  he and his associates. were willing to  invest in Greenwood camp if a suit-"  able ��opeiuiig for such investment  could be found. This has now'/ ap  parently beeu found and it is hoped  and expected that the da,wn of a new  era in the shape of the receipt of intelligently invested Eastern Canadian  capital for boundary mining has at  last arrived. - *  4s  ��S��  ^  %  e5oS  *  -It  Electric  current   suppliecl   for  Power, Lighting,   Heating and  -Ventilating.     Power furnished  Cor Hoisting  and  air-compres  sing  plants,   with  an absolute  guarantee off continuous power  service for operating.  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  LISTEN T  WE WANT YOUR TRADE  % ^ and > are ; always wide awake   to satisfy your  |   wants--not like the-policemen/who sleeps his  shift "through.  ,>  it  si \  I For a  Good Dinner, or Short Order'%  i,    ...Try The... \      %  ..WINDSOR CAFE... I  | ; HARRY COUTTS. Proprietor f  Made that i-esolutjkm to begin .the new  year rightly buying [your Meats, Fish,,.;/  Etc.  at the UNION   MEAT   MARKET.*  IK  1   >  That's us  ..$���  -* oi  Recent experiments 'with the wide  and narrow tires showed that on a clay  road,-thoroughly -wet, j._wagon_fittecL  with two inch tires produced ruts to  the depth of several tucheb, while a  wagon having four-inch tires and with  the front axle shorter than ire rear, so  that the wheels do not track, produced  a hard, smooth surface on the road  and required but half "as much pull as  the narrow-tired wagon. From rour  to eight times as much force is required  start a load as to keep it in motion.  In the working of the old Unglish  mines there was used to some extent  the flint mill process of lighting the  mine, a very crude method, but doubtless deemed eilcctive in those times.  The process consisted in flints studded in the surface ot a. steel, and wcte  m.ide to strike against a wheel ,and  give a quick succession of sparks  which gave light to the minci to work  with. i  ���* ���   I S?L    PAINTER I  * ORNAMENTAL  Chamberlain's  Cough   Remedy   the  Very Best-   .  "I have been using Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy and want to say it is  the best cough medicine I have ever  taken," sa>s Geo. Iv. Chubb, a merchant of Harlan,' Mich. There i* no  question about it- being the best, as it  will cure a cough or cold in less time  than any other treatment. It shoula  always be kept in the house ready for  instant use, for a cold can be cured in  much less time when promptly treated.  For sale by all druggists.  P. FLOOEi, .   Prop.  CAUL AND SEE  FREDERICK Ws M LAINE  ABOUT THAT ACCIDENT AND SICK INSURANCE  In^ the largest Accident and Sickness  Corporation in the  world.    Has  paid  *       over $900,000.00 in claims in Canada1  during the past eight years.  *->:-*h*x��^��>*<m->o<^  ��>  DEALERS IN  FURNITURE, x CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  COPPER��STREET, GREENWOOD.,  -���x-''**xk~x~:-x~>!^  INBS��R  ��TEL  %m  Nice Stock of Wall  Pacer to choose from  '*  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Build-  ��  ing formally occupied by the      ,  Postofriue.    Phone 15. *  5 Greenwood, B, C. I  ^,��?ss,a!'���J���,s?s^,3?^,8f^J^*^,.s^^*J?^^,^?, f  STAR %BAREM  Fre-^h for Sunday  WHIPPED CREAM PUFFS  LAD.Y CAKES. ��TG._  I Fresh Stock of Groceries alwajs kept.  Phone us your order.  i  ERNEST J. CARTIER, 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 escells all others. >v,-  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  ' I  We'will be pleased to  furnish estimates for  Wall Papers for any  kind of room, large or  small.  Largest variety of patterns to  select front in the Boundary. It  will pay you to see our stock if  vou contemplate doing papering.  Coles & Frith  \=  j  TO WN TOPICS  Simmons   is   in   Phoenix   this  E    G.  Electric  business.  Warren   of  company .is  the   Greenwood  in   Spokane   on  Mrs. David Whiteside of Grand  Forks is visiting at the residence "of  A. M. Whitesldfe.  The bowling match between the  "colored" and.white lawyers Saturd.iy  resulted in a victory for the former by  114, the scores for three ends "Standing**-,  colored, 1,435; white, 1321. Both I. H  Hallet and J R. Brown went over the  200 mark in the second end.  On Saturday last W. H. Gilpbs, accountant in the local branch of the  bank of Montreal, died in the Sisters'  hospital of typhoid fever. The deceased had been with the bank a number of years,, having been located in  Vernon, New Denver, Raymond, Alta.,  Rossland and Nelson, coming here last  winter,-in all of which *he made many  friends. The remains were taken to  Vernon on Monday's  train   for burial.  The engine aud slag-pot of the  Boundary Falls smelter went over the  dump last week. This caused a shutdown of the company's mines at  Phoenix. The engine and slag-pot  were in running order again on Monday. The smelter appears to have  been unlucky of late. The Miners'  Union might make money by taking  charge of the concern and running  it at reduced rates, the loss being  made up by the extra time its members  would get in the mines.  You will save money by buying your  furniture and stoves from H. J. Clint,  Copper street.' "i  '  Prizes will be given at the bowling-  alley for Ihe month of May for scores  at ten pins as follows: Highest sc6re,  57.50; second, $5.00; third, $2 50.  White Bros, have repainted and  papered their store and put in two arc  lights, greatly improving the' appear-  of their drug store.  W. Belt, local manager of the Bank  ,  of B. N.   A.,  returned from  Rossland  Saturday, where he had gone to meet  the bank inspector.  C. Scott Galloway returned this  week from a trip to Nelson, where he  had gone on business" connected with  his mining interests.  Five-room house and lot for sale,  furnished or unfurnished. Good location. Good cellar and well on property.   Apply at this office. .y'  Dr. Mathison left Saturday for a  two weeks' business trip to the Similkameen, taking in Kelowna, Peach-  land, Summerland, Penticton, and  Fairview on the way. 1    l ���  A' number of the members of Greenwood lodge, K. of P., visited ..Phoenix  ' lodge Tuesday evening and assisted in  conferring the rank of Knight.  (It has been decided by, the superintendent and foreman of the waterworks extension to give-the preference "to ratepayers. Ratepayers desiring work should apply to Sydney  M. Johnson or Geo, Findlay.,  Work was resumed on the waterworks extension Wednesday morning  under the foremanship of Geo. Findlay. Only a few men are at present  employed, but.the force will be in-  ���creased as-the^wor^progresses^ "  R. Greiger, formerly of the Greenwood I/iquor company here, and lately  a resident of Wall Walla, was in the  city this week and went on to Oroville where he will probably engage  in business. # > ,  Campbell Sweeney, manager of the  Bank of Montreal in British Columbia,  and H. DeVeber, manager of the Nelson branch of the bank, were in'the  city 'this week on their way to the  Similkameen, where it is probable a  branch will be opened'  An Italian Feud.  i. i  On Sunday'evening Frank Fera was  assaulted at Auaconda by a number of  Italians Itving theie. There has been  bad blood-^between^'Fera and the other  Italians for some time, arising out^ of  litigation over a mineral claim. ,Fera  was prety roughly used, having been  knocked down and "pounded on the  head with a rock' and left theie in an  unconscious state. , After a time he  regained consciousness and managed  to* reach Greenwood, wheie Dr. Spankie patched him up sufficiently to al-  of his going to Nelson Monday to  stand trial for perjury. The assault  case will come,* up ioy trial in the  police court here should Fera be  acquitted. Should hfe be found guilty  it is 'not probable that the would-be  assassins will be tried. Fera has always "attended to his own,'business.  Of course, if the government of the  country, in its desire for immigtants,  will persist in scrapirJg up the human  dregs of Europe, such cases will become of frequent occurrence in Canada.  Gradually the English speaking population of British (Clumbia is' being  driven out of .the industrial field by  Slavs, dagos,'Japs and Chinese. Along  the Crow, inthe coal mines, there will  soon be only the lowest class of Euro-1  peans working. In Fernie, among the  mine employees, English lsjnot spoken  by more than one thiid of the men.  Unlessla stop is put to this undesirable class of immigrants, it will only  be a few years until the population  of B. C. will be ragged, filthy Europeans, Japanese and Chinese. Outside of the Britain and Ireland the  only Europeans that make des3irable  citizens of-this coxmtry are the Germans, Swiss, Norwegians, Swedes,  and Danes.��� The others are a -job-lot,  born with a knife or a club in their  hands and" educated to appropriate  to their own uses  anything moveable.  McDonald-Pierce.  ��  On Wednesday last the 10th inst  Angus R. McDonald and Annie Pierce  of Phoenix were married iu the Roman���Catholic���church���here, the Rev-.  Father Bedard performing the ceremony. J. C. McDonald supported the  groom, and Miss Hallahan acted >as  bridesmaid. After the ceremony a  wedding breakfast was served at the  Kootenay hotel, when the usi-.al tosts  were proposed and" congratulatory  speeches made. The host, Mr. Walsh,  gave a fatherly talk ^ to the young  couple which was much appreciated  by those present. The party left in  the afternoon, .where Mr. and Mrs.  McDonald will reside.  . n  STYLJSFi  HIGH GRABS  ATTRACTIVE BBSIGMS  It will be decidedly to your interest if you are contemplating the'purchase "of a   Spring or  Summer,  Suit to examine our large new stock of .' 'Broadway  Brand" .Clothing.     Among  them  ai;e some rather."  striking patterns,  yet refined.    In  fact our '-whole  v    range is full of attractive designs and styles. .     ������  For  We can fit you with one  of the.se high-grade summer suits giving you a( better,  fit and neater in design and workmanship than you  can be fitted elsewhere. We are Leaders in Clothing.  ���;  - ^*W*��^:*^*2i^Ww?c��^^^W^^S*<*K5^.  m   _ 2-������*. '  ABY  -COMPANY, LIMITED.���  * Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware, Groceries, Chinaware, Etc.  j (i  ;i  . 1  00B5.  We handle,a great,manyrlines and here is  a par-  "tial list of the principal ones. , v  Wanpoles Milk Food  Peptogcnic Milk Food  Mellins Food  Nestles Fool *  *.  Bengers Food  r Heaves Food.' "  ['  Horllcks malted Milk  Robinsons Groats  Robinson's Barley  Imperial Granum  Nestles Swiss milk  FOR SALE  2M1I  V  These1 > brick, hav,e'been  tested in^United -States .'and  are  ex-  m  (w/ff  m  IP  WHITE BR��S.  Canada,, and  are   used  clasiyely" by  C. P. Railway^  Co.    Samples on application  WELLINGTON WHITE ; "  . " 'Moose Jaw, N/W! 0*  4  Wes. Connell left this week for Oro-  yille/Wash., to.build.a hotel for H. B.  Madden of G-reenwod.' The'building  will be 24x60 feet._ ^T_ .. r  For Sale���First-class piano, less  than half price. For particulars apply  to Wm. Fleming. ,  Wanted - Second hand cook stoves.  Highest price paid. All kinds of  second hand goods bought. O I C, A.  L,. White & Co. _  For Sale Cheap, a new 3 roomed  house in Anaconda, and lot, well fenced, good chicken house, good spring  water. Apply R. G. Pension, Anaconda  1  rn  HDD  U  f   !-*  5s*  GOOD SOAP IS A GOOD THING, POOR SOAP IS WORSE THAN POOR,  IT IS  INJURIOUS.  "We have a very fine line of good soaps,   all made from pure vegetable oils and  glycerine and containing the smallest possible portion of alkali,   perfumed and  not perfumed.  CANADA FOR. THE C  (Continued from Page 1.)  has its feeders to Seattle, to St. Paul,  to"Duluthrthrough~Maihe,_in fact~at  every point along l!he boundary where  businesa offers, It is all right for the  Canadian' Pacific railway to make  American connection, but all wrong  for the Great Northern to make Canadian connections. The Dominion government heavily subsidized Mackenzie  & Mann's railway in the Rainy River  district. This railway runs in and out  along the international boundary line  to avoid difficulties of construction.  Parliament and thf country endorsed  this project'. The Michigan CeAtral  runs' its ( lines through Ontario and  there is even a tunnel between Sarnia  and Port Huron to facilitate this awful  drainage of Canadian wealth  If thio new principle of political  economy be sound, it should apply with  equal force to water 'transportation,  and the Dominion government should  be censured for subsidizing a line of  of steamers to drain Canadian wealth  into the capacious maw of the greedy  Republih of Mexico. The subsidy to  the Pacific Coast Steamship company,  which has a line of steamers engaged  in this unpatriotic business of buildup San Franciscy at the expense of  Canada, should be canceled, and the  trans-Pacific steamers of the Canadian Pacific railway, which are building upg China and Japan at the expense of Canada, should be withdrawn.  Even James Dunsmuir should not be  permitted to send the product-of his  mines to San Francisco. But why  multiply these absurdities. The fight  of today is thejight of 1898 over again.  It is a  fight for that railway  competition which is not denied other portions of the Dominion and it   is a fight j  in which it is not   unreasonable to ex- '  peet all g-ood British  Columbians and  all British Columbia  papers to  nnite.  Ottawa, May 1, 1905.  Duncan Ross  Floor Lac is the latent thing in floor  finishes, no varnish required. For sale  at Ruisell-I^aw-Caalfield Co,  KODAKS AND  PHOTO SUPPLIES  Just received direct from the factory,  everything- in the photoJlne.  Kodaks'at catalogue prices. Buy at  home and save "he express.  PREE  Instructions in taking- pictures, developing  your film or plates and making-your pictures, when you l>uy your Kodak fron. us.  This instruction trill save you DOI<I��ARS  in material, otherwise wasted.  Developing  and   Printing   Done.  SMITH & McRAE  Stationery,  Wall  Paper,  Photo  Supplies  I  ��*  ��   ;  J  I.  V  I  .1  /  ��!-,������������**   w^e�����'^k. suck^-  ^wskmmmum

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