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 _J__3_33___S__IS_______S___  ���naKHHR-KiJiumuiiwviiiii  MMUMWUtlUJiniN  i/.-Q  v  SEP 5 _. 1905  &L\  Vol. 9.-  GREENWOOD, B. C. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1, WOS.  No.* 3��  ���:>  THE    JSIG      9TOF*E>  The  Big  Store  ForMefl..  to Dress  Stands above all. We carry a Full Line  and can satisfy the most exacting. Let us  fit you out for Fall and Winter wear. Our  prices are $5<00, $5.50, $6.00 and $6.50  The most up-to-date shoe on the market.  BEEN GIVING BIG BARGAINS DURING OUR  SUMMER SALE  Now this sale will close on the above date* but before  closing we  have a few  big snaps to  offer in the shoe  department*    Come and inspect the lines advertised?  Children's  Shoes  and Slippers,  sizes  3 to  7, Regular  Price, 75c, Sale Price; 50c,  24  pairs  Ladies' Fine   Shoes, made of Dongola Kid,  Worth $3,50,* Sale Price, $2.50  Men's Fine Shoes, made of Dongola Kid and Box Calf,  Regular Price, $4,50, Sale Price, $2.50  Ladies' Shower Coats, Regular Price, $8, Sale Price, $5.00  WW* IMPORTANT All Goods reduced in price will be sold for CASH ONLY  STORE CLOSES DAILY AT SEVEN O'CLOCK  u EXCEPT SATURDAYS AT 10 P.  M.  ON THE IWEST FORK  Properties Improving With  Development.  THIRTEEN HUNDRED OZ.  In Silver is the Latest Assay From  the Rambler,  entertainment at the fair. They will  have races on their Indian ponies and  each evening that strangest of all  sights, an Indian war dance, will be  given. The squaws will dance, too,-  a.ul they will have their own races  with their ponies These sights year  by year become rarer and for every  one who has not seen an Indian.war  dance this will be an instructive sight.  The Indians will come from Chelafl.  They belong to the Chelan and Spokane tribes. The war dances will be  part of the evening entertainment  which this year for the first time will  be put on at the fair grounds instead  of down town. A fine programme of  entertainment is provided for the  night shows.  J. W.Nelson returned Friday from  a week's visit on the West Fork, where  he is interested in a number of properties, among which is the well known  Rambler. On this claim two men are  at work taking out about a ton of ore  daily. On the Rambler three shafts  have been sunk���70, .18 and IS feet  respectively. From the 70-foot shaft  a crosscut has been run 106 feet. At  the 50-foot level a drift has been run  75 feet on the ore, from which stoping  i3 now being done. The vein in the  drift runs from 18 to 28 inches wide of  almost soldi galena, with a very rich  paystreak of ruby and, native silver  on.the hanging wall running from 8  to 12 inches wide. The latest assay  from this pay streak gave 1,342.4 or,, in  silver per ton, or a value of $825.50.  Owing to the distance to the railway  at Midway���50 miles, and the difficulty  in bringing the ore down from the  mine to the government wagon road  except when the snow is on the ground,  shipments are only made during the  winter months. A number of ship  ments have been made from the  Rambler in the past three years. In  fact, development has been paid for  by. shipments from the mine. The  shipments made this year were two uars  one in February, netting $73 to the  ton in silver, arid and one in March  netting $74.23. .  Adjoining the Rambler is the Standard Fraction, owned by the same parties. Oii this claim a tunnel has been  run 80 feet on a lpad from 4 to 12 inches  wide, running up in the hundreds of  ounces of silver.  Mr. Nelson also visited the Duncan  claim, and went as far as Carmi. On  the_)uncan, which adjoins the Sally,  and is under bond to a Greenwood  S3'ndicate headed by C. H. Fair, two  men are working. A 25-foot shaft has  been sunk and the lead stripped for the  fill length of the claim. Another sh#ft  is being sunk on the south west end of  the claim. The vein is about 14 inches  wide, the latest assay from which gave  TetuTns=of 633",uriWs^silv^  At Carijii very little work is at  present being none. The management  of the Carmi still continues to do  nothing. The Butcher Boy, another  rich claim, will not be worked until  the Midway and Vernon railway construction reaches the West Fork. This  may also be said of the numerous holdings of J. C. Dale and others in the  vicinity of Carmi. ��  Mr. Nelson was unable to visit the  Sally, tut the regular force of 25 men  is at work developing the claim under  Superintendent Vacher. Stoping is  being done on the No. 1. lead, and a  part of the force is employed developing the No. 2, which is much wider  than at first supposed. On Cranberry,  Kelly and Boomerang creeks only assessment work is being done.  At Beaverdell busiuoss is fairly  good in the one store and  two  hotels.  Gorman West, in his hotel at Bull  creek, is doing a nice business. At  Westbridge business is also good.  Throughout the West Fork much activity in mining need not be expected  until construction work on th*e Midway  and Vernon railway has passed West-  bridge and the track has been laid to  that town.  STRIKE   ON  THE  EMMA.  Ten  Feet of Ore at the 150-Foot  ��� Level*  At the -.Rmnia mine the main ore  body was struck last week. The new  shaft was sunk to a depth of 150"feet,  and a drift run 50 feet to the north.  From this a crosscut was run to the  west for a distance of 23 feet, At this  point a narrow ledge of ore about two  feet wide was struck. A second drift,  is being run on this ore body, and is  now in about 20 feet. In; the face of  this drift the ledge appears to be about  ten feet wide. However, only one wall  is to be seen; the other side of the  tunnel being entirely iti ore. From  the appearance of the lead in the beginning of the drift, it is in the shape  of an opening wedge. A secondary  ledge was struck in the beginning, of  the main (north) drift, and continued  in for 50 feet- to the end of the drift.  This was only three feet wide, being '  in all probability an offshoot from the  main ledge.    All the rock between the  small   vein   and   the   recently   struck  main body is somewhat mineralized.  The ore-iu the main ledge is the best  yet struck iu the mine, aud will-, be  easy to take out, as the -veiti stand-  nearly vertical at this level. About  two cars of first class ore have so far  been raised from this part of the  workings.���AnacondaNews.  ROCK CREEK NOTES.  Fifty Indians will camp on the  grounds of the Spokane Interstate fair  throughout the time of the exposition  this year. They* will be present in all  their native innocence and will live  the simple life for seven days, where  they and their peculiarities aan be  viewed and studied by all. They will  live in their tepees, ride their horses,  care for their papooses and cat their  Indian meals as Indians did years ago  when unmolested by white men. They  also will  contribute each day  to  the  G-. O. Guise, the Westbridge merchant, returned Wednesday -from his  trip north. About four months ago  he and George McKenzie left for Ha-  zleton .with a band of horses. They  arrived too late with their stock, ,an-  other-outfit getting in ahead of them.  They cut hay and will winter the stock  in Bulkley vallev. The route traveled  was via Nicola, Ashcroft, Quesnelle,  and the government trail along the  -Y.ukonTTelegraph^Ji ne.J_Fr^nk John-_  son, who accompanied them, will winter the stock not disposed of in the  Bulkley valley. Geo. McKenzie is  placer mining on the Omineca. Mr.  Guise believes the Bulkley valley will.  become an important farming settlement. Development will be retarded,  however, by speculators filing on the  land with South African scrip.  L,loyd A Manley of Grand Forks has  invaded Similkameen district as well  as Greenwood and Grand Forks. He  is negotiating for a site on which to  build a whiskey joint on McBride's  ranch, Sidley mountain, and if he can  secure a license, he will erect a place  there. The Similkmncen license board  may not be susceptible to the Manly  influence. ,  McLean Bros, have practically sublet the li:-st ten miles of the Midway  aud Vernon railway, and sub-contractors have men at work along the  entire distance. The work is easy,  with very little rock.  On th, V, V. &E��� P. Welch has  sublet all the work to the-boundary  Hue near Molson. About 700 men are  now employed and within a month he  expects to have 2,000 men on the work.  This will be a record year for the  farmers of Kettle valley and on Sidley  mountain. The crops were never better and a home market will be -found  with the railway contractors.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  This is a medicine of great worth  and merit. Try it when you have a  cough or cold and you nre certain, to  be pleased wilh the quick relief which  it affords. It is pleasant to take and  can always be depended upon. For  sale by all druggists. BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET  Barrister, Somcitor,  Notary Public  Cahle Address :      ballet,."  ConES  Bedford M'Nelll's  . L.......   '   ") Moreing- & Neal's  ���   I I^eiber's.  Gref.nwood,   a.   c.  J. P. MCLEOD  Barrister and Solicitor,  Offices in  RENDICLL BLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  P. O. Box 31.  PlIONF. 81  GREENWOOD B.C  4. E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion anl  Provincial Land Surveyor.  .."lnlng and Engineering Surveys.  Residence:   Church St. 'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  QHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civii, Engineer,  Dominion    anb    Provincial  Land Surveyor.  Office with Gaunce & Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,   s      :      :      :   B.   O.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RICHARD H. PARKINSON,  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.  Consultinj. Mining Engineer.  Properties examined  and  reported   on.   Will  take charge of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   O;  T. F. SUTHERLAND  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  -GREENWOOD, B.C.  __    BOUNDARY   VALLEY   LODGE  "���^m^' ' ��� No. 3.8.1. 0.0. F.  Meets every  Tuesday Evening at 8 00 in the  I. O. O. F. Hall.    A cordial mvi tat ion is ex  tended to all sojourning-brethern.  J. McCreath Fred B.Holmes.  N..G. Rec.-Sec  Cbe  Boundary Creek Times  ��Issued every Triday  Duncan Ross Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  Per Ykak ...���:   Six Months .*?.   To Foreiqn Countries..,  .200  ... 1 25  :.. 2 SO  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1105.  TEN YEARS OLD.  With tbis issue the Boundary  Creek Times completes its ninth  year. During that period the  residents of the Boundary were  sometimes impatient at the slow  progress made, but when one considers the district today and the  district nine years ago, when W.  J. Harber brought a Gordon press  and a few pounds of type into  Greenwood to start a paper in  the then new town, one is fully  convinced that the growth and  development of the district has  been remarkable. Nine years ago  there were many prospects but  no mines; today there are many  mines and large smelters. There  have been many changes in nine  years. Some of the pioneers  have crossed the Great Divide;  others became discouraged and  sought new fields. Taken all in  all, nine years of development  has   demonstrated   that   Green  wood is and will continue to be  the bestmimngdistrict in Canada.  During the nine years the  Times has had its ups and dqwus  like all other business enterprises  in a new mining camp. It starts  its tenth year, however, confident  that we are entering a prosperous  era. The days of doubt have disappeared and the mining industry which, after all, is the  backbone of this district, is now  ou a safe aud permanent basis.  AN OBJECT LESSON.  Greenwood now has a supply  of pure water, sufficient to meet  all the requirements of the city  for several years to come. The  completion of the new waterworks  system furnishes a srrikiug illustration of what can be accomplished with good municipal  management. A few years ago  the city was heavily in debt, its  credit was impaired'and the floating indebtedness had exhausted  the credit with the local bankers.  After a few years of careful  management the. floating indebtedness was wiped put, the  bonded indebtedness was reduced  and all the money necessary to  complete the waterworks was  secured from the Bank of Montreal pending the sale of the debentures. Had the old order of  things continued Greenwood  could not boast of an abundant  supply of pure water today. Injudicious extravagancesniay seem  tetnporarily, ad vantageous, but it  is the wise, conserva-tive administration which pays in the long-  run.' .'���'���'"    ' -'"-��*������.'���    :   '''���'".  '"--.���''���  nedy went to Ottawa to defend  the V., V. & E.'.plans' against  those which the Canadian Pacific  accused the Great Northern of  filing in April last.  It is too bad that the Phoenix  Pioneer hasn't been authoritatively informed regarding the  truth or falsity of the charges  against the license commissioners The views of that journal  ou this momentous question are  thereby lost to an anxious public.  Possibly the editors of the Pioneer and Grand Porks Gazette  could get together and arrive at  some decision on the matter.  wmmDmwmmmwmmwmmmwid  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  ���S  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  A LOCAL BOARD.  There is apparently no good  reason why the provincial electoral district of Greenwood should  not have a board of license commissioners of. its own. It extends  from Eholt on the north to the  international boundary line and  as far west as Westbridge. . That  three men from Grand Porks  should have jurisdiction over this  territory and enable party heelers  to exploit liquor licenses in territory not tributary to that city,  cannot be "justified. Apparently  the McBride government believes  that Greenwood electoral district  is hopelessly lost to the Conservative party and that its. party  friends in the district are entitled  to-no consideration.���Eremie_7Mc_  Bride believes it better policy to  offer up Greenwood district as a  sacrifice to Geo. Fraser, M. P. P.,  and his hungry gang. If local  Conservatives are satisfied with  this treatment, they are even  more impotent than their work  during the recent elections indicated.  J. H. Kennedy's trip to Ottawa recalls an amusing incident  in connection with the V., V. &  E. fight. Those connected with  the Ollala company some years  ago secured from the Dominion  parliament an act to incorporate  a company known as the Similkameen aud Keremeos Railway  company, The Ollala went the  way of a good many mining companies and no one paid any attention to its railway charter.  In April of this year a Toronto  firm ot lawyers filed plans for the  Similkameen and Keremeos railway. The Canadian Pacific officials were furious and openly accused the Great Northern of having acquired this charter to ob-  otruct their plans in the Similkameen. The Great Northern was  equally strong in the assertion  that the C. P. R. had secured  this charter. It afterwards developed that neither company  owned the charter. But since  then the Canadian Pacific has  bought the Similkameen and  Keremeos charter  and  Mr. Ken-  Tim appointment of W. H. P.  Clement as county court judge  will be pleasing information to  the residents of this district and  particularly to members of the  bar. Iu making this appointment the government has shown  a bona fide intent to strengthen  the judiciary of the province by  the appointment of strong men,  The Phoenix Pioneer knows  nothing about the doings of the  board of license commissioners  for Boundary district, but knows  everything about the dismissal of  the postmaster at Penticton. Its  great ignorance in the one instance and its great knowledge  in the other do credit to its few  ye ars of Tory tuition.  These are fairly dull days in  the editorial sanctum. The rich,  full thoughts which influence  readers do hot flow freely. Under  the. circumstances it is hard to  have the Nelson Tribune using  without credit sOme of the very  few good.things which come.  Wili, the attorney-general be  good enough to authoritatively  inform the Phoenix Pioneer what  he thinks of the board of license  commissioners of the Boundary  district ?  Lloyd A. Manley was up  Myers creek last week to select a  site for the hotel for which one  Dufour has already been granted  a license.  Guns and tents for sale or rent. All  kinds cf ammunition at the O I C,  New and jSecond Hand Store. A; lv.  White. '  Cured of Lame Back Alter Fifteen  Years of Suffering.  ."I had been troubled with lame  back for fifteen years and I found a  com plete~recovcr-y-in-the-use.-of- Chamberlain's Pain Balm," says John G.  Bisher, Gillam, Ind. This liniment is  also without an equal for sprains and  bruises.- It is for sale by all druggists.  A little forethought may save you  no end of trouble. Anyone who makes  it a rule to keep Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy at  hand knows this to be a fact. For sale  by alldruggists.  DR MATHISON DENTIST  Opposite Post   Office  GREENWOOD      -     -      B   C  S. BARRY YUILL  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKER       AND  JEWELLER. .  Ail work guaranteed   GREENWOOD  Capital, all paid up, $14,000,000,        Rest,...............$10,000,000.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A'. Drummond.  General Manager:   E. S   Clouston,  Branches in London, Eng. jCm��b1��prcaiSla.f New. York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers *, Grant Commercial'au  Travellers' Credits, a-vailable in any part*of tlie world.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  Jc=0  >=���*_  **%  *-*2  >=*2  *-_  **%  *=_  *���*_  IHMMMMSMWWMMWMMMMMW^  .Hr tyty -4- ty ty ty ty ty ty ty * ty ty tytytytytytyty'.tytyty*.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  To Rent or For Sale  Furnished or Unfurnished.  | COMFORTABLE 5=RO0MED HOUSE  With Lars-e Garden.  PART   OF  CITY  ty  ty  ty  ty  * Apply to GEO. R. NADEN, Mgr.  *$, t& t&f. t^4 '-$*-���-'$' *$* ��*t* "J*' *$** ty tyjty ty ty -*?* ty ty ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  *?  v*a  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  *     B. E..WALKER, General Manager    -    ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager .  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10       " " $30   10 cents  "    $30       " " $50   l^cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office ill Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), anil at lhe principal banking- points ill the United States.  KKGOTIiVliLli AT A I'lXliD RATE AT  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form an _xci*'l-*-"-t :*-<'*'hod of remitting small sums of money  wi:'- Kiiictv and at small cost.  Greenwood Branch  -  -   -   - W. ALLISON, Manager.  WE ARE SOLE AGENTS IN  THE BOUNDARY FOR . . .  Evariste  Dupout  &  Co's Clare*ts and Sautemes.  Sanderson's Scotch Whiskies.  Frotny, Rogee &_Cb's"Bratfdies. '-  Deinhard & Co's Rhine Wines.  Red Raven Splits for High Livers' Livers.  Kinderlen's  "Freebooter" Genuine Holland Gin.  Pabst and Calgary Beer.  * GREENWOOD  LIQUOR  COMPANY  We carry a full line of Bar Fixtures and Glassware  '���.������;~^'J<->-'.��*.��-,m*��.*m>.-*>.;.^  Y  y  v  Y  Y  t  Y  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS  AT  YOUR   DISPOSAL.  Our Hay, Grain ^ Feed Store  Can supply }T<>U wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain! :    :  Livery Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124  .  ?  Y  Y  V  ?  I  Y  t  Y  | GEO, H. CROPLEY,     -.   Proprietor, f  �������x.��w~:"K*-<"X*^ YOL. 9, NO. 52, SEP. 1,1905  THE    NINTH    FURNACE.  The Granby Will Add to  Equipment  of Mines and Smelter.  Spokesman Review: Jay P. Gruves,  generalmanager of the Granby company, has returned from an inspection  of the company's mines at Peoenix, B.  C. He was accompanied by Mrs.  Graves. On the newly-acquired Monarch an ore quarry has already been  opened and shipments otore avcraging  a couple of cars a day are being made,  the ore being hauled by wagons to the  compressor siding on the Canadiaii  Pacific railway.  It is the inter* tioh to push work on  the opening of the Gold Drop, and a  tramway will be built and ore bunkers  erected at the CanadUn Pacific railway  tracks.  It will require about six months to  manufacture and install the new machinery for the headworks for the main  three-compartment incline shaft, including the 200-hoi-sepower electric  hoist. By the time the machinery is  on the ground the shaft will be ready  for it. Meanwhile the lower levels of  the Old Ironsides mine are being  thoroughly explored. From the bottom of the winze, running from the  300 to the 400 foot levels, the ore body  has been crosscut for upwards of 230  feet, and some of the best ore in tlie  mines has been found here. Drifts  from this crosscut are now being run  in several directions.  In addition to this the winze is being  continued to the 500 foot level, the explorations thus far proving that the  average values are improving as depth  is attained.  Six furnaces I are once more  steadily being operated at the coin  pany's reduction works near Grand  Fork,, and it is planned to have No. 7  furnace blown in by the 15th of September, No. 8 to follow in a short time  thereafter.  It is also the intention to install a  ninth furnace at the swelter at no dis  tant date. As the two new furnaces  are larger than any of the six old ones,  so the ninth furnace ib liable to be  larger still, and will give the works a  daily capacity ot considerably over  3,000 tons of ore. The converter has  already been enlarged, so that it can  take care of the output of nine furnaces  THREE JURORS CURED  Of Cholera Morbus with One Small  Bottle of Chamberlain' Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy-  Mr. G. W. Fowler of Hightower,Ala.  relates an experience he had while  serving on a petit jury iu a murder  case at Edsvardsville, county beat of  Clebourne county, Alabama. He says:  " While there I ate some fresh meat  and some sous meat and it gave nie  cholera morbus in a very severe form.  I was never more sick in my life  and sent to the drug store for a certain cholera mixture, but the druggist  sent me a bottle ol Clia nberlaiii's  . Colic, Cholera and J3iiin'l>u_ _ _ Remedy,  instead, saying thai he i ad what I  .sent for, but that th**-. uieliciue was  so much-better' he would rather send it  to me in the fix I. was in. I took one  dose of it and was better in five  minutes. The second dose cured me  entirely. Two fellow jurors were  afflicted in the same manner and one  twenty-five cent bottle cured the three  of us."    For sale by all druggists.  MSUICALARRANGEMENTS  Elaborate Band Stand for Royal Irish  Guards at Dominion Fair.  Among the attractive additions to  Queen's Park, where the 1905 Dominion Fair will open at Nesv^ Westminster September 26th, is au ejabor-  band stand for -the accommodation of  the Royal Irish Guards baud, which  has been lengaged at enormous cost. 8  the musical feature ot the big exhibition.  Although the Irish Gtirrds have noi  been long in existence, and up to their  formation there was no particular  irish battalion forming one of the  .household regiments, it has yet gained  a reputation for itself as a magnificent  organization, so far as tho rank and  file are concerned, but more especially  through the splendid band that C. H.  Hassell succeeded in getting together.  This band comprise, forty-two of  the finest musicians in any military  organization in the British Empire.  They have.a.l been selected for their  special anility on huiiie particular instrument, and, in fact, each and every  one is a soloist. In passing, it inigiu  be mentioned that it is a gratifying  fact, and one considered very gratifying to-, the Rosal Military School of  Mine*, lhai|_U the bandmasters of His  Majesty's Foot  Guards  received then-  training at Kneller Hall.  Mr. Hassell, although a comparatively young man, has been in the.  service for tipsy ards of, a .'.quarter of *.'.  century, "during which time he has  been attached to several leading military musical organizations, and waa  selected for the bandmaslership of the  Irish Horse Guards out of one hundred  candidates, because he was considered  the ablest conductor in the service.  His income \s larger than that of-any  bandmaster in the.serviae ami his  fame extends all over the United  Kingdom.  Viscount Vessel, a direct descendant  of the original Irish peer, will be the  colonel in charge of the Royal Irish  Guards during their visit to Ness-  Westminster.  Everyman osves it to himself and  hia family to master a trade or profession. Read the displn.3' advertisement  ot the six Morse Schools of Telegraphy,  in this issue, and learn -how easily a  voung man or woman may learn telegraphy and be assured a position.  It is estimated that in the tnantiFac-.  ture of umbrellas 6,000 toils of iron are  33_38EE2?_2__K___  ;_��ss->:-��_"  I  E  B  T  s  '"*-���*     i,        *"-\w ,  - <S*'*-X_  ��*-?**7'v>        -V. **. *_-..iV/ f*-SS58B_to,  %>^'*_*v-rj it,";-*���^ .',*4'-?'lfP-\  -<--*r v<: fells^iS*^  'J&3*"  ' ��  ?s  and   voir   dealer ^ doesn't    keep  $ them, ask him'to get them.   Tell  gj him that you want  1he"LecKie  j�� Boot" because it  i-.   all   leather,    'a!  || and   is made  for the hard usage   S  "5 thai Boots get in a rough country   |t?|  |3 like British .Columbia. j^i.  We are British Columbians p  and know all about the condi- i|j  tioiis that make ii necessarj- to M  i�� have extra strong boots for the p  _j Western man who works out of ffl  tdt  doors. aj  B  MANUFACTURED   BY  rfl  H  Sp  _t  Ui  VANCOUVER,     B  4_��ji_. J tl_n^v>t-��.  C,      '[?  IB rmBifmnHkmUB,  The Great JEnglibh Remedy.  A positive) euro for all forms of  . w-v�� ot- ^-u - Sexual Weakness, Mental and  m hire and AiiEii Brain Worry, Emission's, Spermatorrhoea, Invpotcncy,-'E.iloc$,s of-Abuse or-  ISxccss, all of which lead to Consumption,  Infirmity, Insanity aud an earlv ,ravo. Prico  SI per plcR-., bis for So. One -will please, six will  euro. Sold by all drug-grists or mailed ia plain  packagoon receipt of price. Writof or Pamphlet.  Tho Wood Medicine Co., "Windsor, Ontario.  MAKES OLD THINGS NEW  EtyltffJ UCtteCr instantly restores  the brilliant newness and finish of  Pianos, Furniture, Picture Frames  Interior Woodwork, Hardwood  Floors, and all polished, varnished  or enameled surfaces.  It renews and redresses everything it touches. Ptevarnishing is  unnecessary, becauses scratches,  stains and dirt instantly disappear, leaving a smooth, brilliant  surface. '      .   ���,���  Liquid UClUCr is not a varnish, but  a surface food that is absorbed by  the old finish, instantly restoring  the latter to its original brightness. Easy to use���only a piece  of cheese cloth is necessary. Dries  instantly.  One delighted customer writes  that it is worth $100 per bottle.  The price is only 50 cents.  Sold by  itA  ll  il  V4  f  used annually in the rib construction.  Epson salt svas first obtained in 1675  from the mineral springs at Epsom,  England, from which waters it was  evaporated."  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  BILK   Al) CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of th*�� city.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the " Land Registry Act," and  .    in the Matter of the Title to the South Half  of Lot 16, Block " D," Map 28, Greenwood  City.*  WHEREAS-Certilicate of Title cf Fran  ���   cesco I*,ia, being- Certilicate Number  3u43a, to the above   hereditaments, has   been  lost, or  destroyed   and   application  lias been  made to me for a duplicate I hereof.  ���"NO.T1CK IS .HEREBY GIVEN that a duplicate Certilicaie of Title to the above here-  ditiimetits will be issued at the expiration of  one niontlifi-oni the date hereof, unless in lhe  .meantime valid objection to the contrary be  made to me in writing-.'  band Registry Office..Kamloops, 11. C, August  -."IS. _I05. W.H. EDMONDS.  District Registrar.  Synopsis of Regulations Governing t s Dis-  .       posal of Dominion Lands within t e  Railway Belt in the Province   .  British Columbia.  A EICENSE to eut timber can be  acquired, 'only at public competition.  A rentaloffS per square mile is charged  for all timber berths excepting those  situated West of Yale for which the  rental is at the rate of 5 cents per acre  per annum.   .-;���.:'':.  ; In additionto the rental, dues at the  following, rates'are charged:���  Sawn lumber, 50 cents per thousand  feet B..M.7   7,  'Railway ties, eight and nine feet  long, l/_ and \% cents each.  Shingle bolts, 25 cents a cord.  "All-other products, 5 per centon sales  A license is issued as soon as a berth  is granted but iu utistirveyed territory  no timber can be cut oh a berth until  the licensee has made a survey thereof.  Permits to cut timber tire also granted atpttblic competition, except in the  case of actual settlers, who require the  timber for their osvn use.  Settlers and others may also obtain  permits to cut Up to 100 cords of-wood  for sale without competition.  The dues payable under a permit are  .$1.50 "per. thousand'-'feet..: B. M., for  square timber and sasvlogs of any  svood except oak; from J_ to lj_ cents  per'lineal foot for building logs; from  12j_ to 25 cents per cord for wood; 1  cent for ftince posts; 3 cents for railway ties; and 50 cents per "cord on  shingle bolts.  Leases for grazing purposes sre issued for a term of ..'twenty-one years  at a' rental oi two cents per acre pet-  annum,  , Coal lands may be purchased at $10  per acre for sof"-. coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  may be acquired by one/individual or  company.  Royalty at'-the rate of 10 cents per  ton of 2,000 pounds is collected on the  gross-output.^---^-,-^,. .-���--. --,,,   Entries for land for agricultural purposes mar) be made personally at tlie  local land; office for the district in  which-the.laud to be taken i, situaleil,  or if the homesteader desires, he may,  on application to the Minister of tlie  Interior at Ottawa, the Commissioner  of Imuii'jraiion at Winnipeg, or the  local agent for the District, sviihin  which the land is situated, receive authority for some one to make entry folium.  A fee oi" $10 is charged for a homestead entry,  A settler who has received an entry  fer a homestead is reduired to perform  the-conditions connected therewith  under one of lhe following plans:  (1) At least six mouths'residence ou  and cultivation of lhe land iii each  year dining the term of three years.  11 is 1 lie practice of the Department  'O require a settler to bring 15 acres  under cultivation, but if he prefers he  may substitute, stock; and 20 head of  i atile, t<- be actually his osvn property,  s*-ith buildings for their accommodation will be accepted insuad of the cultivation.  (2) If the fatli<.-r (or mother, if the  father is deceased) or any person who  is eligible lo make a homes-cc-d entry  tuidi-r the provisions Of the Act, re-  Mdi-s upon a farm in the vicinity of  lie land entered for by sui-h person as  a hc.mestead. the ' requii-euii'ius of tlie  Act as lo,residence prior lo 'obtaining  patent may be .satisfied by such person  residing with the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his y.e.manent  residence upon fanning land owned by  him in the vicinity of his homestead,  the requirements of the act astotesi-  dencc may be satisfied by "residence  upon the said land.  Application for a patent .should be  made at the end ' f three years tief.-re  the local agent, sub agent or a h<.mo-  stead inspect' *r.  Before making an "application for a  patent, the settler must give six-  months' notice in writing to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa, of his intention to do so.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy of the Minister -.-f (he  Interior.  ���^^^^^mm^^^i^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^^^m^m^^^miii^^^s^  -'i jJS v "I' 'K fit '** i'f v '*- * S "*tiS *"' -rj* fjt "f ^t#.  ���_  ��� ��� -a  ���E-   -    ��� ���'       . *  ��I? o �� * ��!�����'���'' a * ��*�� if a * # ft- m ��' if * ����* at -��* a * * <!' ��<-#<���  Commencin  Larger and better than ever. Everything- riew  and up to date. All kinds of open air attractions  ���Each clay something- interesting. Yott will meet  old friends there. Single fare on all lines of  travel.    Write for Pri_e List.  J. E. ANNABLE, Sec.  0<**-0-0<>OCH}0<---00<_ C-*-^ 0<)0-0<)00<>0<>OCK>00000<>0<>01  1905-September 27 to October 7-1905  Under   the  auspices  of   the   Royal  Agricultural and Industrial Societ}'. *  Stupendous and comprehensive  array   of Exhibits  representing the resources of all Canada.  $100,000 IN PRIZES and ATTRACTIONS $100,000,  Enlarged grounds, nesv, handsome and spacious buildings.       .   -  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS   in   Rowing   and   Lacrosse,  Horse Racing, Broncho Busting, Military Parades and Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and other Famous Bands'.  GRAND WATER CARNIVAL���Parade  of  Eraser river fishing fleet,  patrol boats, II. M. warships,llndian War Canoes, etc. Indian sports  For all information write  W, H. KEARY, Secretary and Manager,  Nesv Westminster, B. C.   X  0000��>00<>00000<KK>00<KKXl<>00<>aO<>CK) C*iXiOOOO<KKXKKH>0<>0<)Oo  it*-  < Tlie best  KNOWN  GREEN BONES, CUT FRESH  HREE^TIMES'TEirWE'EK"  ��  0  .,   *  ��  -     *  . ��  ft  ft  ��-  ft-  tf .  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft,  ft  .   ft  a'  ft     ��.  a  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  a *   o  �� a  �� ��  is �� o ����� si '"i * -a'.' -:���&�� o ft'!-�� ft ���*��������** **-<-**��-?��oe��*��a*��*?*����fta^����o6ftoo��-����fte��  ft X  ��*���^\  I  25 cents per hui-m^-r^^a-t^liis office  MINERAL ACT 18%  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "���Glmlstoiu" Mineral Cliiim. sitiiau* in sni'i  Groinr.vooil Miniiiy Division of Yalt I>is-  liitl.   Where located: In (liwi'invood o.-imj).  TAKK NOTICE dial I, Isaac II. Halleii. a-i  :i*jri*iit for(!cort�� K. N.ulcn, l'rci* Minor's  CtM-lifieaK'Nii. IISf-.S(>3. Frerttrricl.- !!��� IVmU'rlmi.  l-'ree Miner's (Vrtilicate No. 11x5363. Howard  I!. Kcnnard. l-'ivi* Miner'.-. Curlilicati*. No.l'.2";is5  Clive l'liilii*is-\Voolloy, Free Miner's Ceniti-  cate No. l'S''5'��. and Kdmuiid T.Wickwirc.S-'rt"-  Miner's-- Certilicate No. liW-UT, iiueiid. sixty  class fn>ii! tlie date hereof, to ni'ply to the Min-  i i j {_- Ketoider for a Certilicate of Inipioveiiients.  for tliepurjiosttof oluaiiiiiiir a Crosvii ('.lantof  the above claim.  And further lake notice tliat action, under  section i". must tie commenced before the  issuance of such Certilicate : ol ltii*>rovc*-  nicnts. tJ  Dated this 25lli di:v of July. A   I)., IW5.  1   II. HALLICTT.  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of -of. Improvements-  N OTIC K.  '-Conlentioii Fractional"  Ntiiu-iat  Claint. sit .-  ale in   the llretiiwood   MiniiiL'   Division of  Ya'e   District.    Wlie;e'^oca'ed:     In   Providence C*.tni|i.  TAKK NOTICK 'hat I, \V. II. Ch.iin-.v-ll i'r.*.-  Miner's Certilicate No.-. l"ri_->3o. ime-.id.  sixlv days from the date hereof, to apply to  to the Miniii!.' Recorder for a Certilicate of  Im]*rovemetHs. for the purpose of obtainiu-, a  Crosvn Grant of the above claim.  And   further take  notice that action, under  section 37, mint be commenced   before  "lie  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 27th day-of Jnlv  A   \).V.H>5.  MINK UAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  SOTICK. " 7  -Dine Coal" and '-Delmoiite" mineral claims,  situate iu the ('reenwood Miii'.ujr Division  of Vain District. Where located: In Dead-  wood c imp. '-'  TAKK NOTICK thai I. Isaac II. Hal  tell, .'icliittr as aaem for Frederic KefTer,  Free Miner's' Certifii-ale No. 15 8S679, intend,  sixty days fiom the date hereof, lo apply to the  Miiiiu, I'ecorder for Cerlilicates 01 Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crosvn  Grants of the above claim.  Aud further taUe notice that actions, under  section 37. must lie commenced before the issuance of such Cortificiiles of Impros-ements.  Dated this 2'>lli dav of April. A. D., 1905.  5(i .   I. II. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  XjTXCI'.. i(  Lucky Shot Fraction, Myrtle No. 2, and Northern I'.��� 11 Mineral Claims, siniato in Greenwood Miuiiiu Division of Yale District.  Where located:  ill Givensvood camp.  ������pAICi: NOTICE that I Sydney 1st. Johnson,  t aciintras airem for Kduar j. Smith, Free  Miner's Cei lilicu* No. l!S5,s7.s. W. II. Iiamburv,  Free Miner's Certilicate No. US5877, JoS. E.  Thomiison. Free Miner's Certilicaie "No. B9I525,  and C. II. K'eeves. Free Miner's Certificate No.  Il'll-li..*.. intend, sixlv days from the date hereof,  io apply io the-Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements foi the purpose of ob-  tainiii!,'- a Crown Grant of-the above claims.  And further take  notice that action,  under  section   **7,   must   be   commenced   before    the  issuance of such Certilicate of  Improvements.  Daud this 2-!th dav of Ju1v,A. D.. 1905.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON, LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.  Jas.  Johnstone  came  in   from Spo  kane this week.  Proctor Joiner, manager of the Rus-  sell-Lasv-Caulfield Co.. made a business trip to Spokane this week.  Chas. Miller, general manager of the  B. C. Express company svas in the city  Saturday. Mr. Miller and his associates in Toronto organized the company a few years ago after securing  from the Dominion government the  contract for handling the mails in the  Cariboo and Lillooet districts. A fast  stage line is run from Ashcroft to  Barkerville, a distance of 280 miles,  along the famous Cariboo road. This  stage line, with its splendid equipment  of stages and horses, is about the last  of the historic lines which made the  west famous about forty years ago.  Duncan Ross, M. P., left Wednesday last iui a trip through part of his  constituency. It svould take a year or  more to cover the svhole territory, as  Yale-Cariboo is larger than many of  the European countries, He will be in  Hedley for Labor Day and will be tendered'a banquet at that place on the  5th, and at Nicola Lake on the 8th.  From there he will go through to  Spence's Bridge on the main line of  the C. P. R., a horseback ride  of over  '���'* 200 miles from Greeuwood, and then  he is not near the half-svay house from  north to south of the constituency.  The fall of Port Arthur svill be  vividly shown each evening this year  at the grounds of the Spokane Interstate fair, svhich will be held from  October 9 to 15. Pain's fireworks svill  be used to make this spectacular display. ThePdin company makes the  finest fireworks in the svorld. Manager  Cosgrove has arranged for tlie most  elaborate display. The fall of Port  Arthur will last forty minutes. One  of the set pieces is 175 feet long. It  is only one of many attractions which  arranged for this night show. The  manage in en t is giving the night shosv  ��� for the first time this year and is determined to make it a success, therefore will give a fine entertainment.  'The grounds svill be lighted and the  admission charge wili be reduced.  The band svill give its best music, the  exposition buildings svill.,be open and  lighted, the cleverest vaudeville turns  have been secured and everything svill  be done to make,the night show exceedingly attractive.  THE WASTE DUMP.  Emery varies in hardness  according  the amount of moisture  present,  ores  containing the  least  svater  being the  "hardest.  The most terrible- explosion of  powder was that at Brescia in 1767. A  stroke of lightning exploded 207,600  pounds of ammunition, destroying one-  ..thirdofthe city and killing 3,000" of  the inhabitants.  Ichnolites,  or  fossil  footprints, are  impressions  of   the  feet  of   animals,  originally made in  clay, sand or mud,  ���an d^refai n edjn^U^  resulting from the petrifaction, of  these materials. They occur mainly  in the new red sandstone formation, or  in the overlying strata of the lias.  Usually the tracks are of extinst genera of animals and frequently of forms  so strange that there is some uncertainty in referring them to their proper  place in the animal kingdom.  As depth was gained in the great  Comstock mines the heat increased  rapidly in the workings and after going belosv the 300-foot level the waters,  that always were abundant, grew  warm, and at the 1,000-foot level the  temperature became so depressive that  that the miners invariably wore simply  a loin cloth svhile at svork. When  1,500 feet svas reached each man svorked  just 15 minutes svith a pick, svhen he  handed it to another and then took his  place almost naked under a shosver  bath for 30 minutes, after svhich lie  resumed his formei occupation.  In commerce mercury is usually contaminated svith a small proportion of  dissolved metals, svhich cause a globule  to lose its spherical shape and drag a  tail behind it while flowing over an  inclined surface. If the mercury is  shaken in the air, these metallic impurities become oxidized and form a  black powder or scum, svhich incloses  small drops of the metal, thus preventing them from coalescing Mercury  in this condition is said to be floured.  Commercial mercury is best purified  by distillation, but for ordinary pur-  pases the impurities may be removed  almost entirely by repeated agitation  svith dilute nitric acid or perchlorate  of iron, either of svhich attacks the im-  ���ouriues and forms svith them soluble  nitrates aud chlorides, respectively,  which are removable by washing with  svater.  The   pyramids  of Egypt  are   built'  of limestone,   and  they  stand   upon a  limestone plateau.  Harvard college is the oldest institu-  tutioii of the kind in the United States,  being founded in 1636.  Sulphur occurs in combination with  other elements, forming the large and  important groups of minerals, the sulphides and the sulphates, Of the stu-  phide minerals, the combinations svith  the metallic elements are of'primary  industrial importance, and, svith the  possible exception of the iron sulphides, they form the ores from svhich  many of the base metals are obtained.  Mount Hecla in Iceland is an isolated,  volcano 20 miles from the coast. Its  loftiest peak is slightly over 5,000 feet  Mount Hecla has a record of 43 eruptions since the tenth century, the last  in 1878. The worst eruption svas in  1783, and from that time to September,  1846, >t remained quiet. In 1845, however, il afinin became active, and for  fifteen months svas in convulsion,  causing alarm in the Orkney islands,  400 miles asvay.  In a recent - publication on the  "Origin of Radium," Mr, Bertram B.  Boltwood has shosvn that the proportion between the uranium and the radium in minerals is constant. One of  the interesting facts brought out by  Mr. Boltsvood's investigations, especially as they refer to monazite, is  that the thorium apparently does not  participate in the production of radium  and that the radioactivity of monazite  is due to its uranium contents.  The Hare mountains, famous for  their mineral wealth, lie in the northern part of Germany, about sixty  miles through Prussia, Brunswick and  Anliall, between the rivers Weser and  Elbe. This range is mainly composed  of Devonian add lower carboniferous  formations, broken through svith  granite, and is divided into Upper and  Lower Hare. The highest point is  only 3,475 feet. The minerals produced are . silver, iron, lead, copper,  Zinc and arsenic. The silver mines  have been worked for several centuries.  During 1904 the production of tin  ore in the United States amounted to  159 short tons, which contained from  40 to 70 per cent of metallic tin and  svas obtained from deposits near Gaff  ney, S: C; Tinton, S. D., and Buck-  Creek, Alaska. Nearly all of this tin  ore was shipped to England, to be  smelted. Although about 40 per cent  of the tin produced in the world is consumed in the United Slates, there has  beeti practically no production of the  metal in this country until the last  year or tsvo.  The salt mines near Carcrosv, Gali-  cia, the greatest in the world, have  been worked since the eleventh century. In the twelfth century they belonged to Poland, and in the fourteenth century Casimir the Great established regulations for their working and many of his ideas prevail at  the present time. The mines are.-now  in possession of Austria. So valuable  are they that numerous kings of Poland drew their principal revenue from  ��heni._i_7_he_iexcav���atioiis_^exceecL^50jy  miles, and carved from the solid salt  are many structures, temples and  statues.  In the chemical laboratory of the  Welsbach Lighting company, of Gloucester City, N. J., a great many chemical compounds have been made of the  rare earths found in monazite, and  considerable experimental svork has  been done to discover svhat economic  use could be made of these compounds.  During 1904 a series of experiments  svas made by Messrs Charles Basker-  ville and T. B. Poiist to determine the  economic value of some of those rare  earth compounds as .mordant!?. Their  } eneral conclusion is that the rare  earths can have little practical appli-.  cation as mordants.  In determining the specific gravity  of minerals, Moh's scale is used, based  on ten standards of comparison, as folio vs.: 1, talc; tsvo, gypsum; three, cal-  citej four, fltiorite; 5, apaPite; six,  feldspar; seven, quartz; eight, topaz;  nine, sapphire; ten, diamond. A  mineral svhich svill not scratch or be  scratched by apatite, has a hardness  of 5. When, however a mineral can  be marked by feldspar but not apatite  its hardness is betsveen 5 and 6. The  finger nail will scratch minerals of a  hardness betsveen 1 and 2, while a knife  blade svill scratch minerals up to 5,  but not over.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  The only sa te erTeet.nn 1 monthly  medicine on svhich women can  depend. Sold in tsvo degrees of  strength���No. 1, for ordinary  cases, $1 per box; No. 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Cases, S3 per box. So7il by ull  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cotton Root- Compound; take no  substitute.  The Cook Medicine Co.,      "Windsor, Ontario.  EPTEMBER-'Z  iR. A   ILW   A   Y'  The Sparkling Musical Farce Comedy  "THE RICHEST COON IS GEORGIA"  *rMj��_m*-g_am��atnwM*iH nwifiiuiliff*r��iT-r^p'w*'i_  By Williams & Stevens, the kings of all  Colored Comedians, supported by their  Original New York Co. of Colored Stars  Sweet Singers,  Graceful Dancing*,  Music and Mirth.  Pretty Girls,  Kick Costumes,  A11 Latest Popular  Songs,  Cake Walks,  JXtc.  Reserved Seats on Sale Saturday morning* at usual places.  50c, 75c, and $1.00.  In chemistry the word element is  generally applied to any substance  as yet never been decomposed into  constituents or transmuted into any  other substance and which differs in  some essential property from every  other known body. There arc thirty  important elements, and as many more  unimportant.  Opened up..*  m  %  v*>  ���=������_  so.  **"i?  ���*���:*?  HA  $$  _���*_  **K  JAS. M. PETTY,    -       Proprietor.  Our will be to keep the  choicest brands, of imported wines, liquors and  cunirs. A call, is solicited.  Q_*:*=-2  Copp  er St Next door t0  A.Th. -White &: Co  I  RAILWAY.  j_t_��i��_nn__����r_  TELEGRAPHERS  Annually, to lill the new positions'created  by Railroad and Telegraph Companies. We  svant YOUNG MEN and LADIES of good  habits, to  LEARN TELEGRAPHY  AND R, R, ACCOUNTiNGSS*^  "W<Tf urnisli^7S^per=-ceiit-^of^t-he Operators-  and Station Aleuts iu America. Our six  schools are the largest exclusive Telegraph  Sellouts in the world. Established 20  vears aud endorsed by all leading Railway  Officials.      .  We execute a ?250 Bond to every student,  to furnish Uim or her a position pitying  from S-10 to SOU a month in States east of the  Kocky Mountains, or from 575 to S100 a  mouth iu States svest of the Rockies, immediately upon graduation.  Students can enter at any time. No vacations. For full particulars regarding  any of our schools svrite direct to bur executive ofiice at Cincinnati, ,. Calais'/lie  free.   .  1 Morse semmi oi lekiii  Cincinnati, Ohio.  Atlanta, Ga.  Texarltand, Tex.  Buffalo. N, Y.  Lacrosse, Wis.  San Francisco, Cal.  At the crossing of Rock  Creek on the main  road  to Osoyoos and the  Similkameen.  ��? Travellers will find  t      every accommodation.  PROPRIETOR  Tlie only all rail route betsveen points east  west and son th to Rosslauil, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  IvJCAVE ARKIva  9:50 a. m; Spokane 6:20 p.m.  10:55 a. m. .Rossland 4:55 p.m.  9:20 a. ni. Nelson 6:30 p. m.  11:20 a.m. Grand Forks 3:33 p. m  9:50 a.m. Phoenix 5:20 p, m.  8:00 a.m. Republic    . 8:30 p.m.  Buffet cars run between Si'. 1caue and,Nelson.  Bu'ective March 5th, 1K)S  ���   In Connection With  VANCOUVER,  VICTORIA,    SEATTLE.  PORTLAND,     $23.75.  30-DAY LIMIT  -30  OPTIONALcROUTES  ALL RAIL via SUMAS or  S. S. PRINCESS VICTORIA  Vancouver to Seattle  \ via Victoria.  \  Corresponding   Rates   from   all  S Kootenay Points.  ��   THROUGH   SLEEPING   CAR  I   ��� ARROWHEAD to  { VANCOUVER  J.WED,--. FRIDAY    SUN.  For full particulars, first class or  tourist sleeper reservations, apply to  local agents or svrite  e, r. bedpath, agent,  greenwood;  e. j. coyle.      j. s. carter.  G.P.A.Vancouver D. P. A. Nelson.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  GREAT  NORTHERN  TICKETS-"Ail To POINTS.  SHORT LINE TO  ST. PAUL,. DULUTH, MINNEAPOLIS, CHICAGO and ALL TOINTS  EAST. SEATTLE,-TACOMA' VICTORIA, PORTLAND and'.all PACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Throng-h Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and   Buffet  Smoking- Library  cnr.  2 Fast Trains Daily 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,' H. Brandt,  G. ",. & _. a.,  Spokane  Wash.  C. P. & T. a.,  7sl W Riverside Ave  Spokane, Wash  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  -NOTICK.  GEM FRACTIONAL. Mineral Claim, situate  in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District Where located ���'On SVallace  Mountain.  TAKE  NOTICE that T"_orbes_ M.  Kerbs-,  ker. Free Miner's Certificate No. U?ir,c4G, intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply lo  the Mining Recorder for .1 Certificate of Improvement's for the' purpose of obtaining- a  Crosvii Grant lo theabove claim.  And further take notice thai action under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certilicaie of improvements,  Diited thislath day of May, _>(>5  1st is. Jim 7        I"OKI*US M. KERI5Y, Agent.  To F. P, Ketchum or to any person or per-.  sons to svlioni he may have trailsfered  his  interest in the London mineral claim sitn-  '-���  ale 011 Deadwood camp, in the  Grtensvood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Yon are hereby notified that I have expended Lhe sum of S100 for work ou the above mentioned claims and S2.50 for recording the ��ame  for assessment work for one year,- such being  required ami uecessarv to hold said claims for '  the year ending the 8th March, 1901 and 1905,  under the provisions of the Mineral Act and  Amending Acts and' if at the expiration of  uinetv days from the date of first publication  of this notice in the Boundary Creek Times,  sou fail or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expundi litre together svith all costs of advertising, your interest in siiid mineral claim  shall become ius*ested in me, your .'"co-owner,  upon filing in the proper office iii that behalf  the affidavit required bv section '4 of the "Min  eral Act Amending Act, 1900,"  ���'Dated ,si June, 1905.  v GEO. ANDREWS.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE*  To Charles N. Collins, his heirs and adininis-  - trators, or to any person or persons he may  have transferred  his interest in  the Hard  Cash  mineral claim,   situate  on  Wallace  Mountain. West Fork Kettle River, in tlie  Greeuss'oo'd  Mining Division of Yale District.    .    -  You are hereby notified that svebave expended the sum of $500 for -work on the above-mentioned  claim and $12.50 for recording the same  for assessment svork for five years, such being-  required and uecessarv to hold said claim for  the years ending the 2nd July, 1900, 1901, 1902,  1903   aud   190-4,   under  the  provisions  of   the  Mineral Act and Amending Acts, and if at the  expiration of ninety days from *.he date of first  publication   of   this notice   iu   the   Boundary-  Creek Times, you  fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expeuditure together svith  all costs of advertising, yout interest in thesaid _  mineral   claim   shall become  invested   in us,  your co-owners, upon filing in the proper office  iu that behalf tlie affidavit r eqnired by section  4 of the   "Mineral-Act Amending Act, 1900."  Dated 9th June, 1905.  ,=^=.__.���______.GEORGE,M..iMILLER__-  WILUAM KINTZ.  In The County Court of Yale Holden  at Greenwood.  IN THE MATTER  of the  Judgments, Act,  and  IN THE MATTER of a Judgment obtoined  iu an action iu this Honourable Court.  Between CosisnS Bkothkks, Plaintiffs,",  and  Jamks Wit,dkk, Defendant.  miNERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  " Deuero Chico" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Long Lake  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. ITalletl, as  agent from forlidsvard II. Mortimer, Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS5663, intend, sixty  days from tlie date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ol  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 2")tli day of June, A. D. 1905.  I. H. HALLETT.  PLASTERS AND  GENERAL MASONS.  GR]  >Vi  iC  TO THE DEFENDANT.  TAKE NOTICE that by an order of the  Honourable William Ward Spinks, Judge of  this Honourable Court, dated the 26th day of  July, A. I)., 1905,  IT WAS ORDERED that unless cause to  Hie contrary be shewn by the Defendant, ou  tlie 5th day of September, A. D. 19C5, at the  hour of 10:30 in the forenoon, to the presiding  Judge iu Chambers, at the Court House, iu the  City of Givensvood, tlie interest of the Defendant or a competent part thereof, in thefolloss*-  iug^laiuls, namely: The South West Quarter of  Section is in Towusliip 67, in tlie Osoyoos Division of Yale District, British Columbia, be  sold by the District Registrar at Green svood,  County of Yale, according to the usual practice,  to realize Hie sum of SUW.01, being the amount  of debt and costs upon a Judgment obtained by  llic Plaintiffs (Judgment Creditors) against tlie  Defendant (Judgment Deb-or) dated the 17th  day of September, A. D 1904, together svith interest on the said sum from the said date at the  rate of fis-e per centum per an num.  AND IT WAS FURTHER ORDERED that  notice of the intention of the said Defendant to  shesv cause against the said sale must be given  by tho said Defendant to the Plain liff's solicitor or his agent Iss-enty-fouJ hours previous to  10:30 o'clock in the forenoon of the said 5th day  of September, A. D. 1905, and in default of the  service of said notice IT WAS ORDERED that  the sale do take place as above directed svith-  oul further order.  AND FURTHER that a reference be made to  the District Registrar of this Honourable  Court at Greeusvood, B C. to ascertain svhat  judgments forma lien or charge against the  said lauds aud to determine how the proceeds  of such sale should be distributed, and to report ail such findings to the Court.  AND FURTHER that Hie costs of and incidental to the application and order be taxed  aiid added to tlie Judgment debt.  Dated this 1st dav of August, A. D. 190s,  rsBAL.I . WM.G. McMYNN,  Registrar.  �����".'.V*  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMHJS.  atMUd_ai.lIHiiU��iMIMliB BOUNDARY OREEK   TIMES-  Has been a favorite  from it birth, as is  evidenced by is popularity in all the towns  of the Boundary.  For Sale at all teafling  Hotels either draught or  bottled.  Insist or having  "ELKHORN"       I  MADE BY THE  &'**f'^<*��^~\r')i*S~v*^-ri*^y^+**, 4  COMMUNICATIONS.  PERSIANART  of weaving has held supremacy  the world over for hundreds.of  years. Their productions are of  rare beauty and eag-erly sought  for by admirers. We carry a  nice assortment of 7  Irans, Feraghans.  Shirvans, Anatolians,  Mirzapores, Kermans, Etc.  Descriptions and prices of those  in stock free upon request. We  pay freight one way on  ""rugs on approval.  -Send for Catalogue. ���  m^ii  ��   _  VICTORIA.B.C  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO^OO  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc.  ESTIMATES FURNISHED*  | GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  00<K>0��0<>0<)<>OOOOOOOOOOOOOOd  Grand Forks, B. C, Aug. 27, 1905. .  Editor Boundary Creek Times.  Dear Sir : I notice in your paper,  dated August 25th, an article entitled  "A Few Pointers." 'As several serious charges are made in it against me  as license commissioner for the Boundary district, I beg you will allow me  this opportunity of stating "A Few  Facts," as "Pointers" are sometimes  misleading,  I do not think, Mr. Editor, that you  have made these charges with malicious intent, but rather through lack  of reliable information. In the first  place you state that "Arthur H. Law-  der was appointed by wire to succeed  A. E.Rainey as commissioner. Ircer-  t j inly did receive a wire dated June  15th, from F. J. Fulton, provincial  secretary, which read as follows : "You  were appointed 14th inst., license commissioner for Boundary Creek district."  On the same day I also received an  official letter from the provincial secretary, dated 13th June. This proves  that my appointment was made on the  13th June arid not on the last moment  by wire.  Secondly, you state that -'Arthur H.  Lawder, as a member of the board,  was a party to illegally granting a  license to Lloyd A. Manley in Midway." An examination of the minutes  of the meeting will show you that  nothing illegally was done as stated.  Mr. Manley made his application under  clause 14, Liquor License Act, in  which it says : -'A license "may be  granted for a building either in course  of construction, or: to be constructed,  upon filing with the chief license inspector, plans and specifications of  the proposed building." These plans  were laid before the board by Mr.  Manley at the meeting and the license  was only granted subject to the inspection of the building by the chief  license inspector.  On further examination of the  minutes it will be found that Arthur  H. Lawder was the one member who'  opposed the granting of said license  on the grounds that Midway had already sufficient hotels to accommodate  the public. Then a petition was  handed in from the residents of Midway, backed by Mr. Whiteside, a  lawyer of Greenwood,; asking that  only six licenses be granted in Midway.  There were four hotels running at.  that time, a fifth application was in  for the Oakland hotel, arid the sixth  applied for by Mr. Manley. The other  two commissioners agreed to grant  Mr. Manley ais license as it was the  next application before the board.  Thirdly, you say that '.'Arthur H.  Lawder was a party to illegally granting a license to one Dufour." With  jregard io this I would say that Mr.  Dufour's application was also made  under clause 14, in his own name and  for himself and not, as stated, for Mr.  *K"*P'*C'*C��Cj?K*��?-*^*P^'*^'K*^*^lf*')���-.  1S. A. Grierson 1  fc   fc HOUSE  fc SIGN and       PAINTER  % ORNAMENTAL ���  m\ I!  fc Nice Stock of Wall  Paper to ctioose from  'fc  *  B  V.  **  Manley, he having a lease of the  premises which he produced in court.  This hotel will be five miles away  from any other licensed building and  was granted for the accommodation of  the traveling public.  Fourthly, I wish to say most emphatically that I.am not at present in  the employ of Lloyd A. Manley, as  stated in your paper, nor have I at any  time been in his employ, nor have Ii  ever had a proposal from him io that  effect. I' would further add that the  Grand Forks Liquor Co. referred to is  an incorporated company and not the  property of Mr. Lloyd A. Manley;  though he is the manager of the same.'  lam not in the employ of the Grand  Forks Liquor company, neither have I  ever worked for them. For your  guidance I would tell you that I am in  the employ of the McKinley Mines,  limited, and have been for several  months, and am likely to continue as  far as I know.  The letter referred to in your paper  of above date from the attorney-general, was only received on August 18j  and the Dufour license was granted on  July 15th, su'uject, of course, to his  compliance with the act.  I hope, Mr. Editor, that in the future you will make yourself cognizant  of the facts before again using my  name in a public manner. Trusting  that you- will give this letter the same  publicity that you gave to "A Few  Pointers.''   I remain, yours truly,  Arthur H. Lawder.  [The Boundary Creek Times cheerfully gives Mr. Lawder's letter the  same publicity as was given to "A Few  Pointers." The editor of the Times  refuses to be drawn into any discussion with any individual member of  the board of license commissioners for  the i- Boundary district. The Times  made explicit charges against that  body, acting in its public capacity,  and referred to'��� the improper position  which Mr. Lawder occupied as a member of the board. These charges and  his reference stand, so far as we are  are concerned, and members of thu  board cannot purge themselves of any  stigma which may be attached by en-  gagingin a newspaper controversy.���  The Editor.]  Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy  Aids  Nature.  Medicines that aid uature are always  most effectual. Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy acts' on this plan, It allays  the cough, relieves the lungs, aids expectoration, opens the secretions, and  aids nature in restoring the; system to  a healthy condition. It is famous for  its cures over a large,part of the civilized world. Thousands have testified  to its superior excellence. It counteracts any tendency of a cold to result  in pneumonia. Sold by all druggists.  .   s  Mattresses!A Mattresses  ==^^___7_-__N___^_ ___,/���  New i      Fresh  Bedding    -j"'       Just  UptoDateR     Arrived  .������' :Y'- ���-  Pure Silk Floss,.. $16 SO  No. 1 Elastic Felt  IS 75  Pure Cotton.    9 50  Pure Cotton-Tops    6 25  Ticking, Fancy Jtripes  We have Cheap Mattresses  galore, Iron Beds and All Lines  of House Goods.  THE RED FRONT  AndOIC  New and Second Hand Store.  Ae I*. WHITE  Phone 16.  Queen's Hotel  Dining Room  Our aim is.te^mtr~tiie~~most"  fastidious.    On the table  will be found all the de-  licies of the season.  .A new cook having- taken  charge of the culliuery department    your   wants  will cheerfully be given  the utmost attention.  Special Rates to Steady Boarders and Roomers.  wmmmmMjm,  CAUL MP A 86  BAKERY  Where there is always on hand a good  supply of ��-  HOME MADE BREAD.  CAKES, BUNS. Etc.  Fresh Stock of Groceries always kept  Phone us vour order.  Z  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Build- *  ?      ing formally occupied by the      *  _t Tl i-.CC  T3U^M_1C _.  **  **%  Postoffice.    Phone 15.  I Greenwood, B. C. \  p & a? f & ��e jp & f? fP fFf-J- p f sr -if *?  ���������>**'>'^*-**M-*--x-*��--^^  VICTORIA  H��TBU  O.   GUNDERSON  PROPRIETOR.  ty  Finest wines, liquors and  cigars at Bar.  First class Dining Room in  connection.  FINELY FURNISHED ROOMS.  THE�����  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  LIMITED.  Electric  current   supplied   for  Power, Lighting, Heating and  Ventilating. Power furnished  for Hoisting and air-compressing plants, with an absolute  guarantee of continuous power  service for operating.   :  Get Our Rates. We Can Save You Money  *�������  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ���������  ty  ****<. v*#*###*####*##^  ���'''���������LISTEN.  WE WANT YOUR TRADE  and are always wide awake   to satisfy your  %   wants-not like the policemen who sleeps his  shift through.  For a Good Dinner  or Short Order %  *  9ft  ��  >.Try The...  ...WINDSOR CAFE.,  HARRY COUTTS, Proprietor  ftftftft#ftftftftftft#ft��ftftftft#ft#��#ftftft*ft#ft-*fta*-��ft^  Have You ?���  i  $  %  A .*.  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying your Meats, Fish,  Etc.  at the UNION   MEAT   MARKET.  \ Call  up  That's us  ']. P. FLOOD,     Prop.  Before buying Lots see me  .   for prices  FREDERIGK W. MG LANIE  . C. P. R. Land Agent.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  .;..X��K��:����X">  *  -  V  V  t  t  T  n  ?  A  KKK'-^'-X"^-'*-^--^^^^  DEALERS IN  �� FURNITURE, x CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  GREENWOOD.  ���?    COPPER-STREET,  !><-^x**<-<***x��-^^  �����*  INBS0R  ��TEL  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 excells all others. ���*"~-**"--&-'r"w^^jS^^           ---*%-*rf>-��-JK��-ra-K^  ���~*-ffif.^*^~-aK^_i_��^^^  l,'.: .   "*���"���'���  ���' '.'��� .   ���'���'. ������'" " '" ;    '���"���"'   7  sf,jS.*-^'^y^����^a;_'-i^_^'--^--^  ���<-,;.���  BOUNDARY  OREEK   TIMES  tf  ^  We are  HEADQUARTER  For all yonr Needs  in the School Line.  Prices Right.  COLES & FRITH  Booksellers,  Stationers,   Wall  Paper Dealers, Etc., Ete.. Etc.  TOWN TOPICS  H. B. Madden returned] to Oroville  this week.  J. W. Hugh Wood left Saturday last  for Beaverdell.  R. Gr. Sidley, J. P., was a visitor to  the city the past week.  W. H. Norris, J. P., the Midway  horticulturist was in the city yesterday  B. N. Kerby.of Chesaw was in town  Monday with a baud of saddle horses  -which he readily disposed of.  At the Auditorium Saturday night,  September 2, the successful musical  comedy, the" Richest Coon in Georgia." '  C. A. Dempsey, formerly a resident  of Greenwood, but now in business at  Ferry, Wash., was a visitor to the city  yesterday.  J. P.-McLeod, barrister left on todays  train for Vancouver, having* received  a telegram stating that Mrs. McL,eod  was"seriously ill.    ���-."'. o  The drawing for the Robinson ranch  on the West Fork will take place at  the Pioneer hotel Tuesday evening  next, September 5.  Considerable business �� was transacted in the police court this week in  the way of arranging a scale of prices  for drunks, assaults, etc.  Sweet singers and graceful dancers  at the Auditorium Saturday night,  September 2; $1.00, 75c. and 50c. Reserved seats on sale at drug stores  Curry White, of White Bros., druggists, who has been seriously ill for  the past month, is expected to be out  and attending to business next week.  The Boundary Club has been moved  -froni'the-Pacific-block^to^the-building-  south of White Bros' drug store, and  formerly occupied by H. A. King _ Co.  C. H. Fair returned Tuesday from a  trip to Wallace mountain on the West  Fork, where he is interested in a number of mineral claims, among them  the Duncan.  J. P. (-"-raves has announced that the  ninthcfurnace will shortly be installed  at the Granby smelter. This will  bring its capacity to upwards of 3,000  tons a day.  Chas. E. Williams (he of the w'aler-  mellon mouth) is a natural born comedian. He will be seen in his funniest  role at the Auditorium Saturday night,  September 2.  Max Rerger, for a numbc-- of years  with the Greenwood Trading company, but lately residing in Idaho, returned to the city Saturday, and will  remain here until   the end of tke year.  Percy F. Godenrath was in the city  Tuesday and Wednesday. All arrangements have been completed for  the.publication of his book, " Earth's  Hidden Treasure Vaults," which will  appear about October 1st.  J. M. Petty, formerly with A. I,  White & Co., has taken over the bar  of the National hotel and is prepared  to furnish the thirsty public with anything they may require in the line of  liquid refreshments.  Two shipments of ore were made to  the smel'.er from the Providence this  week, a car of first class and one of  second. The former is said to be the  richest yet sent from the mine, being  largely composed of ruby silver.  It is said that the citizens of Midway will shortly apply for incorporation. Already there are thirteen candidates for mayor and fifty-two persons who would accept the position of  chief of police. The position of police  magistrate was arranged for " in the  beginning.'-  Word was received from Chicago this  week that work would shortly be resumed on the Preston in Skylark  camp. It has been decided not to place  any stock ou the market, but to assess  the shareholders for the amount required to develop the mine to a shipping stage.  The ever popular musical farce,  "The Richest Coon in Georgia," wil -  be presented by Williams & Stevens  and   their   company    of    New    York  n  n  VV  YY  YY  TY  Y?  YY  tv  .*..*.  H  VV  VV  VV  U  ���_������*���  *i4  v*.  2?  ���si. �������*  vv  VV  **  YY  vy  *;������:���  *���  ���_���  YY  YY  VV  YY  YY  VY  YY  YY  YY  ������������  yf  YY  v_  *Y  ���_ v"  *Y  *���*���"?  . ���_  AX  ���:������_���  _>���_  VV  Aa  *v  VV  VV  * _-X  *x��:��X"X***^x��vv<*^~x**>xk*-*x^  ���:���������>'������������������������������'*. *>'_v*X-V'X*>vv<^  THE  THREE  LARGE .... .  DEPARTMENTS  GROCERIES .  XT  XT  *??  Y*  Yt  Vt  if  Company, Ltd  f  PHONE  CLOTHING -.'���.:  GROCERIES  DELICACIES FOR THE TABLE  T  T  T.  Y*  T  T  Y,  '.  T  ��'  Vft  ?t  TV'  TY  .yf  VV  We have the very chocest stock  of canned  and - preserved goods for the table. -aX  yy  Standard brands their own guarantee of purity and excellence. $��  TRY OUR SPECIAL TEA  50c. AND COFFEE 35c. h  PRESERVED FRUIT WILL KEEP  Indefinitely in GLASS JAKS, when properly sealed and kept in a cool place.    We have a,  few PRESERVING JARS left which we wish to clean at the following low prices :  Pints $1.25, Ouarts $1.50. Half Gallons $2.00, Jelly Jars 75c.  We have cleared all our old stock in this department.    Everything is new.    See for    ||  ���   -o ���' .   7   7- , ���-.'   yf  yourself.    A few lines we must clear.    Summer Underwear at Bargain Prices 7       XX*  Straw Hats, Regular, $1.50.   NOW $1.00 II  '.'���-'������- -"  ''YY  \ ' *���?  v*v*<~X-*<��X-**X**--X-^ tt*'MK<<*<&&&<tt��&&fr*<fQ<&Q&��>  y  t  t*  v  !  5'  I:  t  Y  V  Y  T  ***   ���  .X'-X":^"^^^  CASTILE  SOAP  3, 35   AND   40c.  CASTILE  SOAP  IN  CAKES,   6   FOR  25c.  CASTILE SOAP SN CAKES, FRENCH,3 for 25c.  .X^X^X-^^H'^K^X^X^^t'vvv  An old worn out watch requires considerable  expense to keep it iu repair. After 3*ears of  constant ruuning the delicate parts become  worn and weak, aud will not do their work  properly. The only remedy is to replace it  with   a   new   one   that   carries    a   guarantee.  eama  ���  Watches  TOO  MIDWAY.  LOGAN & CO.  JEWELERS  _  GREENWOOD.  colored-stars,"at=-the-Auditor5.um^Sat-,  urday   night,   September 2.     During  the action  of  the  play  all  the latest  popular  songs will  be   sung  by   real;  singers.  J. M. Petty of the National hotel  drew the lucky -number for the $500  diamond ring raffled at the Pacific  hotel Monday night.o  W. Mclltomeny returned from the  West Fork this week, where he had  been working on the Sally for the past  three months.  ^^-j5._p,_^*Vi*-hite,-head^bookkeeper^for,  P. Welch & Co., has taken cha-ge of  the office work on the V., V. & E.  construction at Midway.' He is accompanied by Mrs. Whif.e. and family,  who will reside with him at Midway  uutil the wont is finished.  A heavy rain on Sunday night extinguished the forest tires whioh had  become serious. They crept dangerously close to the town of Phoenix and  all the powder was removed from the  city to'a safe  place.    C.J. McArthur  * _  ft *  ft '  ft  ft  ft  _=_     ft .to-* er       g  1 The Finest Goods of tlie KM Made       ���     I  !    "        AND MADE IN CANADA . .;. .'.,       -      I  i - i  1 Canadian Souvenir jewelry  The Finest Goods of tlie Kind Made  | We are sole agents for these goods  and to   introduce them we will give %  _=���<  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  free with even* purchase of this line  A Beautiful GREENWOOD SOUVENIR Brooch or Pin  !"THOMAS DRUG C_ .  -J-��S->-|t*>SS*SSiJ'i"'i>'fS**5*56v3vvSC-vSS^^  Ltd. I  mmsmMm  had _t w.o^h un .dre<*l_kC.ords^o.f_f__iod=__.eSl  stroyed.     Hugh   McKee   and   several  Chinamen .'were : heavy   losers  in   the  same way.  A. li). Ashcroft, C. 13., was in the  city for a few days this week. Mr.  Ashcroft is at present engaged in  surveying the Columbia and Western  land grant on the West Fork of Kettle river into townships. The townships are six miles east and west and  twelve miles north and south in alternate blocks. The grant extends north  fifty miles from the international  boundary line.  Come on boys! Birds are ripe ! See  A. L. White for guns aud ammunition.  __T.___ directors of__tJ_8_Nelsbn_Fair  were very lucky this year in arrang-  ing\\heir dates, as the fair is to be one  wee��l ahead of the Dominion Fair at  New^Westminster; also ahead of the  Spokane Fair and North Yakima Fair,  and Secretary Annable has ben able  to secui-s^a^number of good attractions  that are engaged for "the other, big.  fairs that follow. Anew grandstand  is being erected and the performances  will all be held in front of the grand  stand.  Guns up lo date, both high grade  and cheap. We rent either. See A.  Iv. White for particulars.  A. Robertson, of the Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., at Nakusp, is in  the city.  m  18  VMS*  mm  Mountain View  HOTEL-  SITUATED AT SIDLEY, B, C.  fH On the direct travel between..,  li  2E5  5SS  MIDWAY, ROCK CREEK, OSOYOOS, FAIR-  VIEW, KEREMEOS and HEDLEY. B. C  ��1  I  li  m  ii  I  M8M  m  ^ Rigs and Saddle Horses can be supplied at short ^  ^ notice. ��!��  II m  ?$4 Travellers will find this the best aud shortest m  HI route from Greenwood tothe Similkameen and IS  ^ Okanagan Valley, M

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