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 j-'^-'-g'ggjiiCT  iSffiif*Si!fFf��^'a���a^  7,  ���'������v  ^XegislahVe^  Vol., 9.  GREENWOOD, B.C. FRIDAY, JULY 28,1905.  No. ^-^  I  The  Big  Store  3u$t Received  a Carge Shipment cf  "THE HOME BEAUTIFIER"  Stains and Varnishes  By One Process.  It makes, old floors, doors  woodwork, oilcloth, linoleums and furniture look  like new.  t  S��I_,E   AGENTS' FOR  Our  Annual  SUMMER  SALE  Commences  Another  Chance For  CASH  BUYERS.  CUSTOMERS OF THIS STORE KNOW THAT WHEN WE  IMM^ SALE   THAT   WE   MEAN  BARGAINS  All departments in this store are crowded with summer  goods and before we can talk about fall business these  shelves and boxes must be cleared/ If your ready to save  money on every wanted thing for Man, Boy. Women.  Girl and Home, we're supremely ready and give you the  chance, 3�� X We're not giving you prices in this space  but our hand bills will give the first draft of bargains,  Come with the crowd Monday morning at 8j30 and get  first choice,  MT* IMPORTANT    Be sure to bring the momey for this sale will be  for CASH ONLY.   Cash or C. 0. D. will be our terms.  THE RICH PRESTON  Showing   Up   Well  Development.  With  WORK ON PRINCE HENRY  Has  Proved   Another   High-Grade  Property���The Fox & Ross  Promotion.  The Preston, situated a short distance above Greenwood, has been systematically developed by local and  Chicago people, interested by Alex.  Miller and Richard Armstrong. Three  veins traverse the claini, all of which  have been developed^ far enough to  prove rich ore. Nineteen men were  employed for a month to rush development. Now that the property is proved  a very valuable one and the making of  a mine, the force has been reduced to  ten men, and development concentrated on what is known as No. . 2  vein. This vein is developed by a  a shaft S3 feet deep, sunk on the vein,  and a stope north and south, which  is being carried down with the shaft.  The oxidation in the vein was very  heavy to the 33-foot level, when the ore  came in solid and clear, and from 2 to  8 inches wide. Some very high assays  have been had, but, the ore as it comes  out averages from $115 to $128, chiefly  silver���gold $9 to $22. Yesterday slabs  of ore were knocked down that would  not go into the bucket. The* ore  is free on both walls. A drift is  being run on the vein from a gulch  south of the shaft, all in ore. Here  the ore is not so wide, only averaging  3^ inches, but clean and carrying  good values. The main shoot has not  been reached, but the management  think that in the next eight feet it will  be tapped, where78 to 14 inches of  quartz is exposed on the surface 40  feet above. In about a month, when  development is sufficiently far advanced, regular shipments will be  made from the mine. -  mines. Some years ago considerable  work was done on the TBruce and  bunches of rich copper ore occasionally  encountered, but as yet no continuous  lead has been found. Farther west  ou the Graham group adarge amount of  development has been done, . but  nothing has yet been found that would  give returns for the expenditure made.  If Mr. Hogue is a mine expert, has  seen the Broken Hill mines of Australia, and believes Graham camp is an  exact counterpart of the famous Australian mines, he is welcome to his  opinion, but it would not be unwise  for people to get the opinion of a mining engineer before investing. It is to  be hoped that Mr. Hogue is right, but  until his assertions are backed up by  development and regular 7' shipments of ore in paying' quantities, it  would be advisable for people with  surplus cash to keep it in the bank or  in their pockets.  On the Bay about t'wo cars of ore are  on the dump ready for shipment. This  will run about SlOO to the ton. The  work done consists of a 100-foot shaft,  and from this a 50-foot drift south  at the 25-foot level. There are two  parallel veins on the property. The  larger, on which the shaft has been  sunk, is about two feet in width, and  the smaller 18 inches. The wagon road  will be completed in a few days, when  shipments will be made.  J. W. Hugh Wood came down* from  Beaverdell on the West Fork this  week. Besides the Sally; and Rambler,  considerable work is being done on  Wallace mountain. The Rambler has  18 inches of clean ore. Development  is being pushed on No.l and Nd.2 leads  on the Sally. The Duncan is getting  out good ore, *and every claim on the  hill is showing up well with development.  Andy Hamilton and Tom Corkill  started work this week on the Great  Laxey group, near Eholt.  Pat Kennedy left Wednesday for the  West Fork to work on his properties  on Wallace mountain.  MIDWAY   AND  VERNON.  Some time ago a bond was taken on  the Prince Henry claim by Dr. Spankie  and otherB and a syndicate formed.  The development was placed under the  superintendence" of W. H. Jeffery,* M.  E., who has charge of development on  a mumber of the other high-grade  properties in the camp. The Prince  Henry is situated just above the town.  There are three veins running through  the Prince Henry and the Abercraig,  ajjj��^i___ingj^cjlau^ow the syn  dicate. The Prince Henry is being developed by a shaft sunk on the most  easterly vein, which is supposed to be  the E P U lead. The shaft is now  down 63 feet. The vein���quartz���went  very flat for 25 feet, then pitched 25  degrees from horizontal, and is now  pitching 45 degrees. There are from  5 to 9 inches df solid quartz at the  bottom of the shaft, showing galena,  zinc blende, iron and copper pyrites,  assaying from 1 to 2>_ ounces gold, and  20 to 33 ounces silver, and 1.05 per cent  copper. The Prince Henry is considered one of ths most promising of  the hi-jh-grade properties in the vicinity of Greenwood.  Construction Work to Be Commenced  Next Week by McLean Bros*  Word was received in the city yesterday morning that grading would be  commenced next week on the Midway  and Vernon railway by McLean Bros.,  the contractors. There has been considerable trouble in financing the road  by the holders of the charter���mostly  local men, owing to the opposition of  one of the large railway corporations  which wanted the charter but would  not build, in the near future. However, the local holders have at last suc-  ceded.andJhe_road,is now._assiired-.  STORE CLOSES DAILY AT SEVEN O'CLOCK  EXCEPT SATURDAYS AT 10 P.  M.  Last week an article from the Nelson ���Tribune was published in The  Times, drawing attention to the King  Edward promotion by Fox & Ross of  Toronto and the "expert" opinion of  E. A. Hogue in regard to the claim or  group of claims. Since then some  facts have been ascertained which may  be of value to investors. A number  of claims were relocated uy Mr. Hogue  in June last. These are situated about  three miles west of Midway, in Graham camp and are at least fifteen miles  from the Granby mines at Phoenix.  Possibly 20 feet of work has been done  on them by previous owners. The  "showing may be an exact couuterpart  of the Broken Hill Mines in Australia."  This we do not know, for we have  never seen the_Broken Hill Mines of  in Australia, but we do know that there  isnoreasonable ground for the inference  that the group has lhe ore body or any  other characteristic of the deposits in  either the Mother L,ode or the Granby  The charter for the Midway and Vernon railway was granted five years  ago for the construction of a railway  between Vernon, the terminus of the  C. P. R. at Vernon at the head ot  Okanagan lake, and Midway, the terminus of the C. P. R. in the Boundary.  From Vernon the proposed road will  run along the eastern side of Okanagan  lake, coming through a pass between  the headwaters of Mission and Wilkinson creeks, and along the latter to  the West Fork near Carmi, and following the river to Midway.  The road will pass through one of  the richest mining districts in British  Columbia, that of the West Fork of  Kettle river, where an average assay  of less than 5100 is not considered of  sufficient value to do assessment on.  The road will not only be. of benefit to  to the mine owners and prospectors of  the West Fork but also to the farmers  and fruit growers of the Okanagan,  giving the latter an excellent market  for their produce in the mining camps  of the Boundary and West Fork.  It will perhaps be a year or even two  before the road is in operation as far  as Beaverdell and Carmi. the center  of the rich mining belt, but there is  some encouragement to those who have  held claims in the district for eight or  ten years, in the fact that grading has  been started.  Horses, harness, buggies, wagons  and Irish buggies for sale. The O I C  New ann   Second  Hand  Store.   A. L.  White & Co.  Toilet papers���special price in quantities���at Smith & McRae's  K' __��_ssffl^_3p____s___ags_w_E��_m^  ^yf.iaitaim)^itmsmsarSwbaBssmi!ax3Xfaa^  assasesazsaH-ssfflsHi*  BOUNDARY OREE'   K   TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  :.'/.   H. JiALLET '  *   Barkistkr, Solicitor,  Notary  Public.  Cable Address :       hau-ett."  Codes  Bedford M'Neill's  Moreinif & Weal's     '  Tieiber's.  GREENWOOD,     B.     C  J. P. MCLEOD  Barristb-r and Solicitor,  Offices in . P. 0. liox 31.  RENDELL BLOCK PiionR 81  Over Bank of Montreal       GREENWOOD H.C  A.  E. ASHCROFT.  Dominion and  Provincial  Land Surveyor.  i.lnln. and Engineering Surveys.  Resideuce:    Church Si. 'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE,  BARRISTER and SOLICITOR  Rendell Block, Greenwood, B.C  QHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    anb    Provincial  7L,and Surveyor.  Office'with Gauuce & Wiclcwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD,   ;      ;      ;      ;    B.   C.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  sentence, and writhing under the implied slur upon Canada, Judge Forbes,  seeing a g-ood chance for retaliation,  imposed on Jackson a sentence of two  years in Dorchester penitentiary or to  return to England. The man was remanded to jail until ho could make up  his mind. ���Vancouver World.  RICHARD H. PARKINSON,  A. M* Can* Toe* C. E.  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys  oh   Kettle   River   and   West  -Fork promptly attended to  at  regular  prices.  Address :   FAIRVIEW  P.   O., B. C  W. H. JEFFERY,  Consulting- Mining- Engineer.  Properties examined' and  reported   on.   Will  take charge of development work.  Correspondence solicited.  GREENWOOD.  B.   C  T. F. SUTHERLAND  PROVINCIAL ASSAYER  Shippers' Agent. Entire charge taken  of consignments of ore. Checking,  weighing, sampling and assaying  of samples.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  ii im u  THE  LEADINQ  TONSORIAL PARLOR  IN  THE  CITV  BATHS 25 CENTS  WM. FRAWLEY. : :  Prop.  ik   BOUNDARY VALLEY LODGE  No. 38,1.0. 0. F.  .Meets ..every  Tuesday _EvenitiB_at 8 00 in  the]  I. 9. O. F. Hall".    A "cordial iiivi tatio*.iS-X='  tended to all sojourning bretbern.  W. Elson Fred B. Holmks.  N. G. Rec.-Sec.  If you toot your little tooterand then  lay aside your horn, there's not a soul  in ten short da3*s would know that you  were born, The man who gathers  pumpkins is the man who ploughs all  clay, and tlie man who keeps a humping is the man who makes it pa v. The  man who advertises with short and  sudden jerks is the man who blames  the editor because it never works. The  man who gets the business has a long  and steady pull, and keeps his trade  and paper from year to year quite full.  He plans his advertisements in thought  ful, honest way, and keeps forever al  it until he makes it pay. He has faith  in all the future, can withstand a  bankrupt shock and like a man of  scripture has his-busiuess on a rock.--  Okmulgee Democrat.  Chamberlain's   Colic,   Cholera   and  Diarrhoea Remedy   The Best  in Existence.  T. M.Wood, manager of the. Whit  County News, Beebe, Ark., is a representative Southern business man, who  does not hesitate in expressing his  good opinion of a well known remedy.  He says:..."It gives me pleasure to.  recommend Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, having  used it myself and in my family with  the best results. In fact I believe it to  be the best remedy of the kind in existence.    Sold by all druggists  DR MATHISON    DENTIST  Opposite Post Office  GREENWOOD      -     -      B   C  <F*,  CF*  CF*\  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*,  CF*'  CF*  CF*  &**>  CF*1  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*,  CF*  CF*  Capital, all:paid up,-.$14,000,000.  Rest.  .$10,000,000.  President.   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drummond.  General Manag-er :    E. S   Clousto*,  Branches in London; Eng. \ ^h .���Pr&. \ New York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Ex'cUaut,. and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an ���_  Travellers' Credits, available in any parljof the world.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  ��*_9  *=-*>  X=r9  *_*>  fe-*1  MMMBMmmmmmwmmmMMWi  S.BARRY YUILL  By the Ottawa government $5 per  head is paid for the foreign immigrants laid down in our cities. The  Hirsch Institute at Montreal complains of the large number of Jews imported from all parts of Europe under  the auspices of the government, and  the Jews in Toronto have a similar  complaint. It appears that the government contract.to pay $5 per head is  promoting an immigration too large to  be taken care of.���Mail and Empire.  Buy. It Now.  Now is the time to buy Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy.'������'It" is certain to be needed  sooner or later and when that time  comes you will need it badly:���you will  need it quickl}*. Buy it now. It may  ave life.    For sale by all druggists.  PRACTICAT,      WATCHMAKER       AND  JKWKTJ.KR.  AU work guarauteed    GREENWOOD  ���K*-*.:**^*-:^  .MOTEL.-  G.   GUNDERSON  PROPHIETOt?.     .j.  Finest wines, liauors and  cigars at Bar.  First class Dining iRoom in   %  7; connection* *  FINELY FURNISHED ROOMS. |  Cb��  Boundary Creek Times  -Issued ���very friday  '���     G  Duncan Ross Managing Rditok  SUHSCR1PTIOKS IN ADVANCE.  Per Ykak   Six Months   TO FOKKION COUNTHIKS.  . .    200    I 2.    2 SO  -fiyi, ^i��___  <U''ll9Nffe;.TABEL>  N./?>v_^Vr*T7  FRIDAY  JULY 2*. 1TO5  PRESS COMMENT.  On behalf of a Seattle boy the com  plaint is made to the courts of that city  that his father, having taken to reading socialistic literature, will no longer  work to maintain him. Children cannot be too careful iu the supervision of  the literature consumed by their  parents.    Vancouver World.  Judge Forbes, of St. John county  court, Few Brunswick, has a sense of  humor despite his experiences on the  Dench. He has got even with the English magistrate who recently sentenced  a British criminal to Canada A day  or two ago Judge Forbes- had before  him Thomas Jackson, an Englishman  who had stolen S60 from his roommate, and pleaded guilty to the theft.  Having in  mind the  English judge's  PI On'the direct travel between.  w/3���  w  _M���  MID WAY. ROC K CREEK, OSOYOOS, FAIR-  VIEW, KEREJViEOS and HEDLEY. B. t  m  W  *.*i1_  m  W  **&<  fWfr  Wsk  Wirt  ���ttv-v*.  mm  m  site  m  ^ Rigs and Saddle Horses can be supplied at short  _$= notice.  lH Travellers will find this the best aud shortest  Hj route from Greenwood to the Similkameen and  !f|' ' ��� Okanagan Valle)r,  V  .:mx��*<~:~m~>**X'-^^^^^  THE BARN WHERE IS KEPT  THE BEST OF DRIVERS AND  RIGS AS WELL AS SADDLE  AND PACK HORSES ARE ALWAYS   AT   YOUR   DISPOSAL.  Livery  lay,. Grains Feed Store  Can supply you.wants in all kinds of  Chopped Feed, Hay or Grain    :    :  Phone 19. Feed Store Phone 124  GEO. H. CROPLEY,  Proprietor,  .<~x~:~x~x-x~:^^^  4^ 4* ^-4-4-4-4^ 4-4-^^4* 4**^-1-^  *  *  *  ���4-  A Comfortable 5 Roomed House For Sale  The McDonnell residence in North part  of the city.  LOT 100 FEET BY 105 FEET.  Five  rooms,   4  closets,   pump and well in house.  Chicken house.    All fenced.    For price and terms  apply to  U  U b-S. ��S_ *��. iA�� ��& *JJj ��*K< t*K�� ��**L iA�� At Jjb &. wfti Jk. &.J&* ��*K�� At J&*&*  **?  ��*5  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....7 7.    3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10......    6 cents  ���'   $10       " " $30...... 10 cents -  "    $30       " ."' $50.....;.  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in Canada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points ill the United States.  NKGOTIAHLE AT A.FIXKD RATE AT  THE CANADIAN RANK OF COMMERCE, LONDON, ENG.  They form-'an excellent method of remitting small sums of money  with safely and at small cost.  Greenwood Branch  W. ALLISON, Manager.  Co.  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood  ��Otl9iS,->0��0#����fl��#��9l>0'J)"6*fl������9������'(��  iThcbest |  rodweer  KNOWN  ��  B  5  9  a  tVG&&aB*aBBB&&aBBSBB��BBBVB**BBBtkBa��BS>aeB1>BBe<lttBitBB*  GREEN BONES, CUT FRESH  THREE TIMES PER WEEK  *  B  B  B  B  B  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft'  ft  a  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  a  a  ��  ea  >L*B NEWSPAPERS^���->*s_^  25 cents per hundred at this ofiice BOUNDARY OREE  K   TIMES.  0  VOL. 9, NO. 47. JULY 28, L905  Y  THE WASTE DUMP.  Coal briquettes for household ' use  were first made in 1877.,  On account of their porosity, sandstones offer good material for pre tie-  position from underground waters.  /The United States mint has coined  25,028 Lewis & Clark gold dollars in  commemoration of 'the exposition at  Portland Oregon.  The native oxides of manganese that  are in a higher state of oxidation than  manganous oxide are used largely in  the manufacture of chlorine.  That portion of the winding rope  nearest the cag-e is subject to the  greatest strain and fatigue, on account of the shock at starting and the  sudden reduction of speed at the end of  the trip.  The copper production of the United  States is about 60 per cent of the total  production of the world. At the present time the Boston and Montana  mines at Butte are the largest producers in the world.  California, Utah . and Virginia were  the only states producing true' manganese in 1904. Considerable quantities of ores containing some manganese were mined in Colorado, Arkansas  and the LaKe Superior region.  A volt meter has a htgh-resistence  circuit, inasmuch as it receives the full  pressure of the circuit to be measured.  The ammeter, on the other baud, must  have a very low resistence circuit, as  it receives and measures the full  volume of the current.  ������ A missed shot is one which has  fai'ed to explode, whereas a blown-out  shot is one which explodes along the  line of, the shot-hole. The latter are  caused by placing the holes in an improper position in relation to the work  they have to pet form.  The most reliable estimate of the  world's coal production for 1904 gives  a total that approximates very closely  to one billion tons. In 1903 the total  output was' 972,000,000 tons. In the  United States the. 1904 production  showed a decrease of 7,000,000 tons as  compared with 1903. The production  of Great Britain, however, offset the  decrease. About 80 per cent of the  world's production is'supplied by the  United' States, Great Britain and  Germany.  Spontaneous combustion will occur  whenever any combustible stios'tance  is raised to. the kindling temperature.  This rise in temperature may be due  to pressure, confinement of the substance into too small a volume, lack ol  sufficient circulating air and the proximity of some forin of artificial heat.  The action is chemical and not me  chanical, and is'usually'preventable  by the application of common-sense  measures.- The explosion of dusts in  mines may or may not be .spontaneous.  The 'removal of mass copper from  the mines of the Lake Superior region  is a tedious and expensive proceeding.  ^In'stance's=a're"o'ii~record"=-\vhere"the=u_'e"-  of 110 kegs, or 2,750 pounds of powder,  were used to to remove the mass. The  later introduction of the pneumatic  chisel has solved the problem somewhat so that the expense has been decreased. Some of the masses of larger  size require the expenditure of so much  labor in cutting, etc., that the margin  of profit is very narrow. Nevertheless  all these masses are handled where-  ever encountered. The popular belief  that copper occurs in such massive  deposits that it cannot be handled is a  fallacy aud has no. foundation in fact.  Gypsum is abundant and occurs in  many forms. In clear, transparent  crj-stals it is known as scleuite. When  the crystals are finely fibrous and are  arranged paralltl to each other, so as  to form a mass with a pearly opalescence, the mineral is known as satin  spar. When it occurs in uniform, finegrained, translucent masses, it is alabaster. When it occurs in large beds  of massive rock, often mixed with clay,  calcium, carbonate and other impurities, it constitutes earth)- gypsum or  rock gypsum of commerce, a valuable  commodity.  Bismuth is valuable for the quality  it imparts to its alloys wilh certain  metals, by virtue of which they melt  at low temperatures. The chief alloys  are wilh lead, tin and cadmium, singly  or together, and in varying proportions according to the use to which the  alio)' is to be put. The melting point  for the several alloys in common use  ranges from 60 to 94.5 degrees C. They  form safety fuses for electrical apparatus and safety plugs for steam  boilers and automatic fire extinguishers. They are used as solder.-;, as dental   amalgams,   and   as   matrices   for  plaster or wax casts. For baths in  certain operations which require liquids  at definite temperatures below that of  boiling water, the bismuth alloys are  employed.  Great Salt lake is 4,200 feet above  sea level. It is about 80 miles long and  from 20 to 33 miles in width. It has  no apparent ontlet but evaporation! In  1850 the amount of saline matter held  in solution was 22 per ceut, aud at the  present "time it is less than 15 per  cent. The lake is gradually receding.  It was much largeron ce than it is now  The bars, cliffs and beaches formed by  the waters of the ancient lake, called  Lake Bonneville, are plainly visible  along the base of the mountain. The  ancient lake had an area of 19,800  square miles, and in some parts a  depth exceeding a thousand feet. The  depth where the Morruan temple now  stands is estimated to have been 850  feet, Its dry bed is now occupied by  over 200.000 people. The waters of  the lake formerly reached the ocean  through Columbia river. Geological  researches prove that there have been  at least two , moist periods* with intervening and subsequent periods of dryness. A change from the present dry  climate and scanty rainfall to a moist  climate would result in great increase  in area of the waters of the lake, and a  possible return to former vast area.  One   Dollar  Saved   Represents Ten  Dollars Earned.  The average man "dpes not save to  exceed ten per cent of his earnings.  He must spend nine dollars in living  expenses for every dollar saved. That  being the case he cannot be too careful  about unnecessary expenses. Very  often a few cents properly invested,  like buying seeds for his garden, will  save several dollars outlay later ou, It  isthe same in buying Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.  It costs but a few cents, and a bottle of  it in*the house often saves'a doctor's  bill of several dollars. For sale by all  druggists.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.   ;  Lucky .ShotFraction, Myrtle; No, 2, and Northern '-'ell Mineral Claims, siiuato in Greeir-  wood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: In Greenwood camp.  TAKK NOTICE that I Sydney M. Johnson,  acting as agent for Edgar J.-.Smilh, Free  Miner's Certi lien te No. BS587S, W. II. Bambitry,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 1J85877, Jos. iii,  Thompson, Free Miner's Certilicate No. 1.91525,  and C. IT. Reeves, Free Miner's Certificate No.  l'.lll,.-;, in tend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to tlio Mining* Recorder for a Certificate of'improvements for tha purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of'the above claims.  And further take nolice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificateof   Improvements.  Dated tills 24th davo" July. A. D.. 1905.  "SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT*  Certificate of of Improvements*  NOTICK.  "Contention l*ractiouai" Mineral Claim, situ-  aleiii.the  Greenwood  Mutiny Division.of  Yale District.   Where located:   In  Providence Camp.  TAKK NOTICK 'hat I, W. IT, Chappell Free  Miner's Certilicate No. IJ9293S, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  to the Mining Recorder for a Certilicate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  Crown Grant of theabove claim.  And  further take notice thai'action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.   ���������  Dated this 27tli day of Jnlv. A. I). 1905.  ������MINERAL=AGT^1896���-=���=  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE*..  "Gladstone" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District, Where located: Iu Greeuwood camp.  TAKK NOTTCK that I, Isaac H. Hallett. as.  ai.mil for George K. Naden, Free Miner's  Certilicate No. 1:85563. Frederick 15. 1.inbertou.  Free Miner's Certificate No. 1.35363, Howard  B. Keuuard, Free Miuer'�� Certificate No.J*224_5  Clive Plnliips-Woolley, Free Miner's Certificate No. I5S9599, and Edmund T.Wickwire, Fri'.u  Miner's Certificate No. BS0-427, intend, sixty  davs from the date liereof, to apply to the M'iu-  i ii|jr Recorder for a Certi licate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtain! uy a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Aud further take notice tliat   action,   under  section   37,    must   He commenced   before   the  issuance    of    sucli     Certificate    of   Improve-,  meuls.  Dated this 25th dav of Jnlv. A. D., 19t_.  I. H. HALLETT.  WWM  At the crossing- of Rock  Creek on the main  road  to Osovoos and the  Similkauieen.  Travellers' will find  every accommodation.  VJ*  , McLean  PROPRIETOR.  FLOYD & COX. Proprietors  PURE  MILK   AND CREAM  Delivered Daily to any part  of thecity.  ^^^?��^s_sg_______  est Boot  '������-���&ml��-i2S��3s^ .  Meii's genuine Scotch  Grain Blucher with heavy  pegged extension sole���-one  of Leckie's Best Lines.  Ask  your dealer for it.  MANUFACTURED   BY  iil..ln  RAILWAY.  The only all rail' route between points east  west and sonth to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  Leave Arrive  9:50 a.m. Spokane 6:20 p. m.  10:55 a. m. Rossland 4:55 p. ni.  9:20 a.m. Nelson 6:30 p.m.  11:20 a. m. Grand Forks 3:33 p. m  9:50 a. tn. Phoenix 5:20 p, m.  8:00 a. 111. Republic 8:30 p. m.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and Nelsou.  Effective March 5th, 1905  In Connection With  BA^'^*^rA^A*r'^"*sS^'~\J^*^*VJ^r&  u.   L  VANCOUVER,     B:   C.  7^^S*_i_____i__SlMg^iS:*____^___Sii:  NOTICE TO CREDITORS,  In The Estate of William Henry George Gibbs  late of the City of Greenwood, In the Pro-  ���vince of British Columbia, Deceased.  "r\TOTICR is hereby {riven pursuant to the  J. _. "Trustees and Executors' Act", that all  creditors and others having' claims against*  the estate of the estate of the said William  Henry Georj;. Gibbs, who died at the City of  Greenwood ou the 6th day of May, A. D. 1905,  Bre required on or before the first day of September, A. I). 1905. to send by ��� post prepaid or.  delivers to the undersigned, Solicitor forthe  Executors of the will of the said deceased, at  Greeuwood, li. C, their Christian names aud  surnames, addresses and descriptions, and full  particulars of their claims, the statement of  their accounts and the nature of the secnri'ies,  if any, held by them.  Aud further take notice, that after such last  mentioned date the Executors will proceed lo  distribute the assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  tothe claims of which they shall then have  had notice, and that they will not be liable for  tlie s.iiil assets or any part thereof to any person or persons of whoso claims notice shall not  have been received by them at the time of sucli  distribution.  Dated al Creei-wood, B. C, this 21st day of  July, 190..  AltTlIURM. WHITESIDE,  Solicitor for Clement Fisher Costerlon  and  Le, 13. deVeber;' Executors of the  Will of said deceased.  -Corporation   of   the   City   of  Greenwood,  PUBLIC NOTICE.  *T*)Uf*.l.!������' NOTICE is hereby given to the  i electors of the municipality of the City of  Greenwood, that I require the presence ol the  said electors at the City Hall on the 4th day of  August, 190.% at 12 o'clock 110011, for the purpose of electing persons to represent them in  the Municipal Council as' Alderman for lhe  South Ward in the place of James H, McNeil  resigned. And A'.dermau for the North Waid  in 1 he place of J. J. Caulfield. resigned.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall  be as follows :  The candidates shall be nominated in writ-  iu<r; the writing shall be subscribed by two  voters of the. municipality as proposer and  seconder, and shall he delivered to the Return-  iny Officer at anv time between the date of the  notice and 2 0. tu. of the day of nomination,and  in the event of a poll being necessary, such  poll will be opened on the 7th day of August  19i 5, at the City Hall. Greenwood;- of which  every person is hereby required to take notice  aud govern himself accordi 11 gly.  The following are qualified for the ofiice of  AMeriii-tu: Any male British snbjeet of the  full age of twenty-one vears, not disqualified  under any law, and being- for the six months  next preceding ih*- day of nomination, the  registered owner, in tlie Land Roy is try ofiice.  of land or real property in the city of the as-  sessed value, 011 the last municipal assessment  roll, of fi ve hundred dollars or mire.  (liven under my hand at Greenwood, Ii. C.  this 2**tli day of J tily, VM5.  G. II. TAY'LOR,  Returning- Officer.  TICKETS All To POINTS  SHORT LINE TO  ST.   PAUL,    DULUTH,    MINNEAPOLIS, CHICAGO and ALL FOINTS  EAST, SEATTLE, TACOMA   VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all t ACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  and-' Buffet  Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains Daily 2  For rates, folders and full information regarding trips, call oh or address a agent of the S. F. & N. Railway, or  H. A. Jackson, H. Brandt,  g. f. & p. a., "C.P. &T.A.,  Spokane 7sl W Riverside Ave  Wash. Spokane, Wash  MINEKAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvement.  ^NOTICE.    ..'..:  GEM FRACTIONAL Mineral Claini, situate  in the Greenwood Mining-Division of Yale  District Whore located ��� On Wallace  Mountain;  TAKE NOTICE that I Forbes M.Kerby,  FreeMiner's Certificate No. B74615, for myself  and as agent for Li B. Deveber, Free Miner's  Certificate No. BS6321, J. H. Humphry, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B86321, and Frank Parker, Free Miner's Certificate No. B85646, intend  sixtv days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining* a  Crown Grant to theabove claim..  And further take notice that action under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-"  suance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of May, 1905   -  lst'is. Jun 7        FORBES M. KERBY, Agent.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To Charles N. Collins, his heirs and administrators, 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 the  Greenwood  Mining Division of  Yale District.  You are hereby notified that we have expended the sum of $500 for work on the above-mentioned   claini and $12.50 for recording- the same  for assessment work for five years, such being:  required and necessary to hold said claini for  the years .ending the. 2nd July, 1900, 1901, 1902,  1903' and   1904,   under   the   provisions   of  the"  Mineral Act and Amending Acts, and if at the  expiration of ninety days from the date of first  publication   of   this notice  iu   the  Boundary-  Creek Times, you  fail or refuse to contribute  your portion of such expenditure together with  all costs of advertising, youi interest iu thesaid  mineral 'claim   shah beeoine   invested   in  us,  your co-owners, upon filingin the proper office  in that behalf the affidavit r equired by section  4 of the   "Mineral Act Amending- Act, 1900."  Dated 9th June, 1905.  GEORGE M. MILLER  WILLIAM KINTZ.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To F. V. Ketchum or to any person or persons to,,whom he may have transfered  his  interest iu the London mineral claim situate 011 Deadwood camp,  iu  the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  You are hereby untitled that I  have expended the sum ofjlOO for work on the above mentioned claims and $2.50 for recording the *ame  for assessment   work for one year, such being  required and  necessary to hold said claims for  the year ending- the Ktli March. 1901 and 1905.  under the provisions of   the   Mineral Act and  Amending   Acts  aud   if  at the expiration of  ninety days from the date of first publication  of this notice in the Boundary  Creek Times,  you fail or rcftis. to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of advertising, your interest in  said mineral   claini  shall   become invested in me, your co-owner,  upon filing in the proper office in that behalf  the affidavit required bv section 4 of the "Min"  eial Act Amending Act, 1900."  Dated 1st June, 1905.  GEO. ANDREWS.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ���'Kingston," "Boston," "Houston," and "Kingston Fractional" Mineral Claims, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Tripple Lake  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Robert Wood,agent  for The Vancouver and Boundary Creek  Developing and Mining Comoany, Ltd. Lty.,  Free Miner's Certificate No B8541.,*intend,si.x'ty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to tlie  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,  undei  section 37, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate*jf Improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of May, A D. 1904.  ROBERT WOOD.  (RAILWAY  ANB  30-DAY LIMIT  -30  CHOICE OF. ROUTES  ALL RAIL via SUMAS  S. S. PRINCESS VICTORIA  VANCOUVER to SEATTLE      -  via VICTORIA. _     )  (   THROUGH  SLEEPING   CAR   <  y ARROWHEAD to .  i VANCOUVER  .SUN.    WED.    FRIDAY  For full partii-iila's, first class or  tourist sleeper reservations, apply to  local agent, or write  R.   REDPATH,  GREENWOOD,  AGENT.  E.J. COYLE,        J.S.CARTER,  G.P.A.Vancouver D.l*.A.Nelsou.  Horse for-Sale.  placed in my charge November 8th,  1903, by Smith Bros., a roan horse, not  branded Same will be sold if charges  are not paid within thirty days after  the first publication of this notice.  Bouudary Falls, B. C", July 21, 1905.  46-49. A.' CASTLEMAN.   '.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements*  NOTICE. '/���������:  "Keystone Fractional" Mineral Claini, situate  in the Greeuwood Mining Division of Yale,  District. ' Where located: In Cooper camp.  TAKE NOTICE tliat 1, C. JR. Shaw,  acting as agent for William Hanna,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 91577, 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 claini.  And further take notice that action, under^  section 37, must be commenced before the Issu-*"  ance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 14th day of June, A. D., 1905.  C. JR. SIIAW.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.* "    '  "Lillie James" mineral Ciaim, situate in flie  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale Dis-  tistrict. -Where locattd: In South Welling',  ton camp.  TAKE NOTICE Hint I, Charles H. Tye,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B85703. In-  tend,sixty days from the date hereof.to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtainkig crown  grant of theabove claim   And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificatesof improvements.  Dated this 19th day of May, A. D��� 1905.  NOTICE isherebv given that The Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway and  Navigatiou=Conipaiiy^will=api>!y-to-thc Parlin-=^  ment of Canada, at the presen t session thereof,  for au Act declaring that the said company is .  and been since its railway was by 61 Vict iria,  chapter 89,declared tobe'a work forthe 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 lailway from Olivers on the line ol the Victoria Terminal  Railway aud Ferry Company to the south bank  of the Fraser River near''Liverpool and lo a.  connection wilh the Bridge over the Fraser  River near Liverpool with power to connect  with railways operating in the Stale of Washington and with the Vancouver, Westminster  and Yukon Railway Company, The Victoria  Terminal ai-d Feny Company and The New  Westminster Southern Railway Company or  any of them, and extending the time limited bv  the Acts respecting the company for the commencement and completion of its'ui.idertaking,  and for other purposes.  Dated at Ottawa this 3!st day of March, 1905.  McGIVERIN A HAYDON,  Solicitors for the applicants.  IN THE MATTER of the Railway Act: and  IN THE MATTER of the Vancouver. Victoria  and Eastern Railway:  NOTICE is hereby given than the plan, profile and book of reference of au amended location of the line of the Vancouver, Victoria and  Eastern Railway and Navigation Comoany  from Lot 6S9. Township 69 to Lot 641, Township 67, Yale District, British Columbia, was  011 the 12th day of June, 1905, July deposited in  the ofiice of the District Registrar of Titles iu  Kamloops.  Dated this 3ro day of July, A.D.,. 1905.  A. H. MacNEILL,  Solicitor for The   Vancouver,  Victoria    and    Eastern   Rail-  wav and Navigation Company  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  " Denero Chico" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Long Lake:  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Halle'.t.as  agent from for Edward If. Mortimer, Free  Miner's Certilicate No. I!*(56(,3, intend, sixty-  days from tlie date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificatesof Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of  the above claims.  And  further take  notice  that action, under  section   37.   must Ih*   commenced    before the  issuance of such Certificatesof  Improvements.  Dated this 29th day of June. A. D. 1905.  I. H. HALLETT. fcaaggsg^ssj-sBB  ^Bi^&!SS^SmS^S&ll^S^^S^SiW!SSS^!SSSt:f.  BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  WORK ON V., V. & E.  Thc'Great Northern has final!}*  selected Midway in preference to  Republic as the point from which  its Vancouver, Victoria and East-  em railway Is to be built westward to Oroville, whence the  line turns north into the Similkameen. The decision is disclosed  by the letting' of fourteen miles  of. construction work westward  from Midway to P. Welch, the  Spokane railway contractor. It  is expected that other contracts  for work between Midway and  Oroville will be let in the. course  of the next week or two. Several  contracting* ' firms, including-  Porter Bros, of Spokane, have  outfits ready to take the field at  short notice.  From Midway the line will run  west to Molson, Wash. The distance from Midway to Molson is  32 miles, aud it is the first 14  mil.es of this section that have  been let to Mr. Welch.  From-Molson to Oroville the  line swings approximately southwest for about twenty miles.  This section will- present the  most interesting- engineering- obstacles on the0 whole line, inasmuch as Molson is from 1800 to  2,000 feet higher than Oroville.  Contractors who have seen profile plans of the work state that  the road will be carried throughout the Molson-Oroville section  on a supported grade without  switchbacks.  Oroville is located at the mouth  of the Similkameen river, and  thence the V., V. and Ii}, ''runs  norte on both banks of the Sini-  ilkarneeu river.  ��  >_ *__��� ���*���>���?  .-_.   .*.  4-       -t-  _���*_        __.5__.  ODDS AND ENDS.  A good and effectual means of shortening the parliamentary session would  would be ��� the abolition of Hansard.  Ontario has profited immensely by  having no official report, not only .saving the cost of reporting-, transcribing,  and printing stuff that would make  ponderous volumes, but removing the  strongest temptation to wordiness. In  the age of steam presses anyone with  anything to communicate worth printing is certain of publicity without depending upon the indulgent public.���  Toronto Globe.  government is placing the public servant beyond the reach of want. There  is, however, i.v. yur opinion, a mistake  in the proposal to make the grant dependent upon five years' service in the  cabinet. Such a time limit is calculated to -ob the minister of his independence.    A  minister   of  the  crown  will be afraid during the first five years  of lua official life to take an independent stand in the cabinet, because if he  should do so he may have to resign,  and thus lose his pension. This will  not do. The absolute freedom of the  minister must be protected. It would  be well then to remove the five-year  limi't. and to make the grant open to  all who bave been admitted to the  privy council, ;is is the case in Britain.  Perhaps it would be better lo make the  allowance smaller than to leave it wilh  its present discriminatory feature attached to it. 'lhe judicial increases  have been proposed from lime to time  by governments on both sides of  politics. It is recognized that if the  character of the bench is to be sustained the. salaries for the judiciary  must be made larger.���Mail-Empire.  ^_/lh  -'@  ->��  -#  -��  ->$��_i  �����������  -���*��_%  m  -#  "*t_?  -*��  SOUTH  -���-"PI  ���'-*��  Never in the history of the Boundary has the district had a brighter outlook than today, With the successful *de^  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 an d  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  NINETY 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 pur.*-  chaser.    Make your selection and make it early,  <��  m-  @ .'AGENT FOR THE GREE  AGENT FOR THE GREENWOOD TOWNSITE COMPANY. #-  >^P^fHf%'  A veteran officer of the Russian staff  was discussing the invasion of India  with a special correspondent of a London journal the other da}-. He ridiculed the idea that there w.'.s the least  possibility of anything of the kind.  He said: "Where is our overwhelming  force to come from ? Where could we  now find live army corps, the least  possible number lor such a risky campaign ? You talk of the Transcaspian  aud Greiiburg-'l'ashkend railways as  two immense military arteries through  which our invading legions are lobe,  poured. One of'your military commentators says that the invasion of  India is ths only possible means by  which Russia can hope lo regain her  lost prestige. Thai prestige I may tell  you frankly, is au utterly lost quantity. On the conclusion of tlie war,  Japan will be in possession of Sakhalin. A glance at the map will show-  that any   warlike  possession  of  that  island constitutes a standing menace  our great Amur province. The Japanese being Great Britain's allies, is it  not certain that if our army in Central  Asia assumed a threatening attitude  towards Afghanistan or India, the  Japanese would simultaneously  threaten the Amur province and even  the whole Eastern Siberia ?" He went  on lo say that, whatever plans once  existed for the invasion of India from  Central Asia, they fiad all been dissipated by the unlooked-for result of the  struggle in the Far East, and the sudden rise of the new Asiatic Titan., '  is that John Bull will be a little careful  as to the kind of war he gets into. We  have no young men to waste in foolish quarrels.���Toronto Globe.  A correspondent of the London  Spectator, signing himself Ralph  Richardson, and discussing the position of Great Britain with respect to  food supply in the event of her being  engaged in a European war, quotes  with satisfaction the remark made to  him, apropos of this point, by an  American friend: "You do the lighting; we'll feed you," which he regards  as evidence that "blood is thicker than  water."' We fail to see anything of  sentiment in the American's proposal.  Certainly there was no suggestion of  self-denial, for the price of wheat  would assuredly rise and the American  farmer would make a fine thing out of  the war. The Canadian in the American's place would have said, ���' We'll  feed you and fight with you," which  would have been much more to the  purpose.    All, that John  Canuck asks  At the proposal to readjust the Ottawa salaries there will be no surprise.  The-subject has been under consideration for years, and public opinion has  long favored action that is at once  liberal and fair. It has been felt that  the premier's salary, which was fixed  at its present figure at confederation,  is, in view, first, of the many calls  upon that functionary, and secondly,  of thescaleof .enumeration given in  other departments of life, too small.  An addition will cer-tainly not meet  with adverse criticism. The allowance  to the leader of the opposition of an in-  demnitv equal to that given to a minister of the crown introduces a new  principle, but it is'l not an unjust one.  A leader of the opposition occupies in  parliament a position second only to  that of the first minister. His labor is  very exacting, and it is necessary that  he understands thoroughly the intricacies of all the affairs of government.  While a minister of the crown is required to be familiar with the business  of his own department only, the leader  of the opposition must have a general  knowledge of the operations of ever^'  branch of the administration. The  payment of an indemnity or salary to  the opposition leader may not be according to precedent, but it  will tend  to promote the public interest, because  it will remove the objection to public  service which the sacrifices of public  leadership suggest. Another new proposal is the grant of a small pension  or allowance to ex-cabinet ministers in  accordance with the British practice:  This consideration is due to the office.  The other day one of the fathers of  confederation died after years of  poverty. For this public man the  country should have done something  in recognition of his work. Certainly  he should not have been left without a  livelihood.    In making- this change the  STRIKE AT VOIGT'S CAMP.  only a visit to confirm. Energy and  large sums of money have been spent  on these properties the concrete results from which, aided by the long-  delayed railway, will be beneficial to  the whole country.���Similkameen Star.  An extensiv-: body of high-grade ore  has been struck recently on No. 1  claim, Voigi's camp, Copper mountain.  The character of the ore resembles  Sunset in its best features and will be  easily smelted. This important strike  still further convinces unbiassed mining men that Voig'.'s camp, and in  fact the whole of Copper mountain, is  one of the greatest copper-gold areas  iu the world today. Mr. Voigt is proving the immense mineral area owned  by a companv of which he is the guiding spirit, and keeps a gang of men  continuously at work. A large space  is being cleared for buildings and some  20.000 feet of lumber from Princeton  has been hauled on the grc und ready  for builders. That Mr. Voigt is transforming' the  face of  nature  requires  More and stronger premiums are being offered this year by the Spokane  interstate Fair, which meets October  9 to 15. The premium list is out and  can be secured by addressing Robt H.  Cosgrove, secretary and manager. All  prizes offered are as strong or stronger  than before and new premiums have  been added. The premium list, including the race program, is a neater  piece of work than ever before, and is  illustrated with views of last j-ear's  successful fair. Farmers, fruit growers, stockmen, mining men, dog  fanciers, lovers of art, and those interested in horse racing should send  for the premium list, even if they have  nothing themselves to exhibit.  A high heat is essential in the production of a fine cellular structure in  coke.  "Wood's I-liospl_oa_2.e,  The Great English TReinedy.  A positive cure for all forma ol  . _ . _ _ _ Sexual Weakness, Mental and  before and aftek Brain Worry, TEmissions, Spermatorrhoea, Impotency, Effects of Abuse or  Excess, all of which lead to Consumption,  Infirmity, Insanity and an early grave. TMco  $1 per pkg., six for ��5. One will please, eix will  cure. Sold by all druggists or mailed in plain  package on receipt of price. Write for Pamphlet.  The Wood Medicine Co., Windsor, Ontario, ���msMaxaxf^ggp^gaKcitmmias^ ������_-  BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  Blkhorri  eer I'M  Has  been  a  favorite  from_.it  birth,   as  is  evidenced by is popul-  , arity in all the towns  of the Boundary..  For Sale at all Leading  Hotels either draught or  Mtled.  Insist or having  ''ELKHORN"  MADE BY THE -  BA*jA^A~**^r>*iA*^*JV\fA~^~\r**+f*i�� **  WITHOUT ONE ?  A Bissel Sweeper is a great labor  saver���it saves worry and it  SAVES   YOUR   CARPETS  It is no trouble to use, runs easy,  in fact, a child can use one.  "Grand Rapids"      $3.25 each  "Gold MedalV        $3.75 each  Write us and we'll tell you more  about them.  THE CITY COUNCIL.  Council met Monday evening, Mayor  Naden and Aldermen Bunting, Parker  and Mcintosh being present. Minutes  of regular and adjourned meeting read  and adopted.  Finance committee reported the following accounts correct, which were  ordered paid: *  Boundary Creek Times......!.. ...J26 00  Cameron & Huff    8 OS  Hunter-Kendrick Co  36 99  J. J. McDonell.   44 77  G-.'H. Cropley - 68 00  COMMUNICATIONS.  From H. McKee and other residents  of Gold street, asking that a water  main be laid on Gold street, between  Wellington and Washington. Referred  to finance commiliee.  From Alderman Caulfield, tendering  hi�� resignation. Ro.signation_accepted,  the mayor dissenting.  From Canadian Rubber company,  stating that so far as they were aware  no mistake had been made in filling  order for couplings.   Laid over.  From Hon. F. J. Fulton, provincial  secretary, notifying the council of the  appointment of Constable Curry as a  provincial constable, without salary,  so long as he remains a member of the  police force of the city of Greenwood.  Received and filed.  An option for thirty days was granted  on the waterworks debentures'.  City engineer reported that about  five days would complete the actual  digging on the waterworks -extension'  and expected to have the work completed in a couple of weeks. Received  amd recommendation made that system  be extended on Summit and Gold  streets if finances would permit.  The clerk was instructed to advertise  in the local paper for applications for  the position of alderman, one each for  the north and south wards. Applications to be in the hands of city clerk  by 2 p. m. on the 4th day of August  next.   Decision made on the 7th.  Council adjourned.  A SUCCESSFUL RANCHER.  -^4.^4.4,4,4,4,4.4,4,4,4,^-^4,4,4.^4,4,4,4,4,^^  DEATH OF MRS. E. B. DILL.  �����*0ifM}bM*iM  VICTORIA, B.C  000000000000000000*000004001  BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer,  in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  GREENWOOD,   :   B. C.  <KK>0<*)<K><D*>00000<>OOOaO<>0000<>  Died, at Greenwood, B. C, Tuesday,  July 25th, Marie Barbara, wife of Mr.  E. B. Dill.of this city.  After a lingering illneoa lasting  seven mon ths, .the effect of a severe  attack of typhoid fever, Mrs. E. B.  Dill died at the Sacred Heart hospital  on Tuesday morning last while undergoing an operation.  The funeral was held on Wednesday  afternoon and was attended by a large  number of friends of the deceased. A  very impressive service was held in the  Prespyderian Church by Rev. Mr. McKee, the pastor.'  Mr. and Mrs. Dill came to Greenwood six years ago from Riverside,  California, and have since resided here  with the exception of one year, which  waa spent at Mra. Dill's home in California.  A woman of charming manners, Mrs.  Dill endeared herself to those whose  good fortune it was to become intimate with her. Mr. Dill has the sympathy of the community in hia * bereavement.  R. G. Sidley, J. P., was in the city  Tuesday attending court. It will be  twenty-one years this fall since Mr.  Sidley settled in the Osoyoos district,  taking up a pre-emption on what is  known as Anarchist mountain, about  nine miles from Osoyoos lake. He had  to contend with all the difficulties and  privations of a pioneer's life, working  hard and getting small returns for his  labors in the first ten years. Since  then, owing to the larger market afforded by the increasing population of  of the mining camps, ranching has  been a paying business. In the last  ten years Mr. Sidly has been gradually  increasing his holdings, and he is  now the owner of 12,000 acres of ranching and grazing lands. Mr. Sidley  has a large store and a blacksmith  shop there. There is also an excellent hotel at Sidley. The V., V. &  E. railway will run through the Sidley ranch.  COUNTY COURT.  A silting of the county court was  held in the court house, Greenwood,  Tuesday last, His Honor Judge William  Ward Spinks presiding.  A naturalization certificate was  granted David Oxley, after which the  following cases were disposed of :  McMaster v. Atkinson���Garnishee,  laid over oh account of noi service. I.  H. Hallett for "plaintiff.  Sidley v. Charlton���Arbitration. A.  M. Whiteside for. plaintiff, J. P. Mc-  Leoe for defendant.  Hop Chung v. Chung Hong���Garnishee. TNext court.  Salter v. Large���Adjourned to Grand  Forks. A.. M. Whiteside, plaintiff; D.  Whiteside, defendant.  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co. v. Dann���  C. P. R. Garnishee. Judgment for defendant. J. P McLeod, plain.; J. R.  Brown, def.  Deane v. Nicholson���D. Mcintosh,  garnishee. Judgment for plaintiff. I.  H. Hallett, plaintiff.  Bell v. Cole���Providence Mining Co.  garnishee. Plaintiff by default, A.  M. Whiteside for plaintiff, I. H. Hallett for gar.  4��  4��  4-  4��  THE-��  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  <���**��*>  4*  ^^^^��|.^^^^-^^t^-^J4..^^^^^^^.^.^_fc|.��|.^  1    -*jr" LISTEN! _*k    I  -ft  B  B  it  B  B  B  ft  ft  ft  ft  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 1  ...Try The...  ...WINDSOR CAFE...  HARRY COUTTS, Proprietor  B-  &&BBB%��BB#BBBBBBBBBBBBB#B&B#BB*Bt!>%KX&%*��*%B#%BBB'liBBB*  =Mrs.-D.-A. Bannerman returned=yes_  terday from a month's visit to friends  in Seattle. - ��� ..  Spokane's Interstate Fair is growing  more important to the country each  year. It will not be long until lodges  and other organizations will do as they  do at the big Eastern fairs, and put up  permanent headquarters -on the  grounds. The Women's Christian  Temperance Union leads all the others  in this enterprise in Spokane. This  organization of patriotic and reform  women has decided to erect a neat  little bungalow on the fair grounds.  It will be ready for occupancy before  the fair opens, October 9. It will be a  comfortable rest room for women and  a place where they can meet and where  they will serve refreshments. The  women deserve a great deal of credit  for their enterprise. Other organizations will follow their example.  t Gall  up  Made that resolution to begin the new  year right by buying your Meats, Fish,  Etc.  at the  UNION   MEAT   MARKET.  That's US  _rs?K,^K,tCjrK,*_i*,jp����,i��,if��f,jt*,sPj?'.  f.  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  *.  S. A. Grierson  HOUSE  SIGN and  ORNAMENTAL  PAINTER  Nice Stock of Wall  Paper to choose from  Opposite theB. C. Hotel in Building formally occupied bj- the  Postoffice.    Phone 15.  When the Corbin road from Yahk to  Spokane is finished the C. P. R. will  put on a through express train from  St. Paul to Spokane via the Crow line.  5  TELEGRAPHERS  NEEDED  I Greenwood, B. C. \  ���Si ^  jf *** sp **��� je *? jf*-? tff��? i? ** je* jp *r r se*  Annually, to fill the new positions created  by Railroad and Telegraph Companies. We ���  want YOUNG MEN and  LADIES of pood  habits, to  LEARN TELEGRAPHY  AND R. R. ACCOUNT.NGSHSH  We furnish 75 per cent of the Operators  and Station Agents In America. Our six  schools are the largest exclusive Telegraph  Schools io the world. Established 2.  years and endorsed by all leading Railway  Officials.  We execute a $250 Bond to every student  to furnish him or her a position paying  from $40 to $60 a mouth in States east of the  Rocky Mountains, or from $75 to $100 a  mouth in States west of the Rockies. Immediately Upon graduation.  Students can enter at any time. No vacations. For full particulars regarding  any of our schools write direct to our executive office at Cincinnati, O. Catalogue  free. ��  1 more school oi mi wm  Mechanical stokers, are especially  efficient when coal high iu ash is used.  In .uch cases uniformity in feed and  ash removal are very necessary and are  not=-so-easily^accomplished���by���hand  filing as with a mechanical stoker.  CHOLERA   INFANTUM,  Child Not Expected to Live from One  Hour to Another, but Cured by  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera  and Diarrhoea Remedy.  Ruth, the little daugh.er of E. N.  Dewey of Agnewville, Va., was seriously ill of cholera infantum last summer. "We gave her up and did not  expect her to live from one hour to another," he says. " I happened to think  of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy and got a bottle of  it from the store. In five hours I saw  change for the better. We kept on  giving it and before she had taken the  half of one small bottle she was well."  This remedy is for sale by all druggists.  j. P. FLOOD,     Prop.  r-*x*^rA**A+*B :  ___  �������-  -**  .Before^biLyJiig_Lots.see_me-  * ^ for prices  FREDERICK W. MGUSN  G. P. R. Land Agent.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  -B  ^X'-'X-KK^^X^  DEALERS IN  Cincinnati. Ohio.  Atlanta, Ga.  Texarkana, Tex.  Buffalo. N. Y.  LaCro.se, Wis.  San Francisco. Cal.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound,  The only safe effectual monthl/  medicine on which women can  depend. Sold in two degrees of  strength���No. 1, for ordinary  cases, $1 per box; No. 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Cases, $3 per box. Sold by all  druggist&. Ask for Cook's Cotton Root Compound; take no  substitute.  The Cook Medicine Co.,     Windsor, Ontario.  Help Wanted (Female)  Wanted���Ladies to do plain sewing at home, whole or spare time.  $5 to $10 per week. Work sent any  distance, charges paid. Send stamp  for full particulars.  LUNA Mfg. CO., Montreal.  1 FURNITURE, * CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  ?    COPPER_STREET,  GREENWOOD.  *  I  ?  ?  y  Y  y  .X^^X^*1^^  PLASTERS AND  GENERAL MASONS.  GREEBWOOB, BC  INB50R  TEL  1  ERNEST J. CARTIER, Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House in tlie 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.  ~-*> [OU 0H,  We have an extensive line of  FISHING TACKLE  RODS. REELS,  LINES. FLIES.  HOOKS, ETC  PRICES RIGHT.  HOOKS, STATIONERY,  \VAL,L PAPERS',   E   C.  %=  J  TO WN TOPICS   (f  Coal oil  stove, only ��4.    H. J. Clint.  Chas. Dunne is on a fishing trip up  the West Fork.  Miss Moffatt of Victoria is spending  her vacation in Greenwood,  Mrs. B. F. Wood and daughter left  Sunday for a month's visit to coast  cities.  Mrs. Geo. B. Paul'returned today  from a mouth's visit with friends in  Spoirane. ���  E. G. Wickwire has been elected  school trustee in place of H. L." Johnson,.who has moved to Nelson.  Blake Wilson of P. Burns & Co. was  in the district this week look ing after  the interests of his company.  Ice cream freezers, sewing machines  and house goods for sale or rent. The  OI C store, A. L. White & Co, phone 16  Mr. E. B. Dill wishes to thank the  many friends of Mrs. Dill for.'their  kindness and sympathy during her  illness.  The house known as the Methodist  Parsonage, for rent, furnished or unfurnished. Apply to F. W. Hart,  Greenwood, B. C.  Geo. Buchanan, assistant to G. O.  Buchanan in connection with the distribution of the lead bounty, was in  the city this week.  F. M. Elkins returned this Aveek  from a trip to Cranbrook and other  East Kootenay points, where he had  been writing up life insurance.  A telegram sent from Spokane Wednesday afternoon arrived in Greenwood Thursday afternoon. No cause  is.given or excuse made for the mad  haste.  The Chicago directors won all the  cases involving control of the Providence mine. This will probably end  the legal proceedings. The costs will  be about $3,000.  'T^Y^^-GTS^S^JCi^'^SWftts/^on  Tuesday, July 25th, Miss Helen Ather-  ton, daughter of Mr. W. G. Gaunce of  this city, was married to Mr. Albert  Markham Brydges.  Everyman owes it to himself and  his family to master a trade or profession. Read the display advertisement  of the six Morse Schools of Telegraphy,  in this issue and learn how easily a  young man or woman may learn telegraphy and be assured a position.  P. Welch of Spokane, the., railway  contractor,-? was in the citA- Tuesday  aiid>Wedriesday. Mr. Welch has the  con bract'for grading the first fourteen  miles of road west of Midway, and will  commence operations early next month.  Dad Frith ancl Dick Stephen will run  wild-cat for the next month. They  leave Tuesday for tlie coast on their  annual holidays. They will go by  train, visiting Vancouver, Victoria,  Muckilteo, Puyallup. Clallam,.Pyshct  and the Portland fair, returning by  the most direct route.  F. J. Mitchell, having been so successful in handling Semi-Ready clothing, is about to take up the business  in larger towns. Accompanied by  Chas. Wilson he will leave on Thursday for Port Arthur and Fort William,  where he will have stores in both  towns���Fernie Ledge.  If the Great Northern branch to  Phoenix doesn't mend its ways Father  Time will soon be gaining a lap on it.  It is so long since the G. N. passenger  reached Phoenix on time that the  council has instructed the city clerk  to make a memorandum of the date,  so that [such an important event may  not be forgotten.  Francis Forrester Ketchum of the  town of Beaverdell has been gazetted  deputy mining recorder for the Greenwood mining division, with sub-office  at Beaverdell. Mr. Ketchum is in  business there, and the ofiice will now  be kept open the whole year, a convenience to the prospectors of the West  Fork district.   " .  The petition being circulated for a  new wagon road from Pentieton to  the West Fork of Kettle river is assuming enormous proportions. It is  now 8 feet long and was signed bj- almost every one on the West Fork. It  will be sent to the chief commissioner  of lands and works, and it is to be  hoped that the  government   will make  ^��W-'*t��'*>:��K��>'><^<<��XM^,I"X,,t'-!*  ,.;..;..;..;..-..;.,%.-*..;..;..;.��^,;..;..;..;.<..X.��>.>.J..>  *���*-  *v  XrX~X*-��X*'<��XK~X"X'*>X~X��-Xn  ' ���'I*��Z*.I**'t��^X*.I��*t��*I**Z**'I**>I��*>X*****��*****>*^**-******  yy.  .*.���  *t  t>:  ���V?  i?  ���>t  .;<���'.���  tt  ���y  17.  i.A  is  H  ���y  ���t  *���:���  .'.<���  A*  ���7  .*.���  yt  yy  ty  *t  tt  ���fry  .;.���:���  y:.  yl<  t:  I?  If  ���y  t>:  Ay  yy  ���:-y  ty  ��� t  tt  *t  tt  *t  _������  *t  tt  *��*>  A*  it  ���_"���������  *t  *t  ���:-t  A A  yt  *y  AA&A,tt<^<^*MrA&>tt&Z<rt^'<^ft?  ,.^..^^^m^l^^^m^m^m^^^^AAA^A^^M  yy  yy  GIotMng Dept.  -A FEW���  SUGGESTION  For   the   picnic    or    fishing I  piyrty lunch basket:  McCormick's Jersey Cream  Sodas.  McLaren's Cheese-  Sweet Pickles.  Long Branch Salted Wafers.  The Following: well known  Jacob & Co.'s Fancy Biscuits  Thin Arrowroot,  Persian Drops  Orange Slices  Mafekini.  Puff Cracknel  Polo  Angelica Macaroon  Choco-ate Fingers  Butter Cream  Normandy  Blossom  Emperor  Ceylon Drop.  Very    serviceable    and   cool  line of Underwear for summer  French Balbriggan  $1.50 PerSuit.  Cotton Ribbed  at $1.25 per Suit.  Summer weight in  wool and  cotton mixed at   $2 per Suit  Hardware Dept.  em up  Summer Shirts  ���    $1.0.0 up  'The Lonesome Ones'  SHOES  A few pair of odd sizes in  3.4, ,$4.50 and $5 values have  been *put on the bargain  counter at SI.50 per pair.  Once more the can-  ninof ' season has ar-  rived and with it arrived at our store a  large consignment of  GW\$$ JARS  These are strictly-��� of  a first-class quality  and are selling at:  PINTS, per doz $1.25  QUARTS,     '7   1.50  1-2 GALLONS ''   2.00  *  _  TELLY JABS  75c  V v  ���>."X-  .X"X4*-x��x��-x��-'!'  *-:..j*.x-x,-'S"XMX"X  >.>��X-*-X"X<  X^X'-X^X**  '    vy  -.<����>��>.X..X,*��X'-->X'MH''^  MU ^'��X''K*'>',*X'<">,:��X'-X''-��-*-"X'*W'*:**;' b ���W,*Xm>0,W">H^K,*0*****vv***  Is much easier if you have the necessary sickroom  articles, of which we carry a .very complete line.  ;   ^[Whatever is wanted���bed pan, urinal  air cushion,   ice  cap,   hot  water bag,  syringe,   fever   or  bath  thermometer, .  feeding   cup,   medicine tube,; etc.���we  "can supply,-and '���.''.'���.: "���'..-'-N  an effort to provide for the building  at the earliest possible date.���Hedley  Gazette.  On August 4th nominations will be-  received, and on the 7th election, if  any, held to fill tlie vacancies in the  north and south wards caused by the  retirement of Aldermen Caulfield and  McNeill. It is not necessary to state  that ratepayers should see that the  vacancies are filled  instead of leaving  the selection to. the mayor and alder,  men. There are dozens of good men  why would accept nomination by the  people that would not accept the position by appointment.  A few weeks ago Bob Denzler was  warned through the columns of this  paper as to the character of the company he was keeping. Last week a  representative of one of the oldest  families in British   Columbia called at  t  ***X��*WMK*>-X��X**X��X,*J,^*><**��!->^  y  y  y  y  y  __  TTIME?  | IF NOT BUY   A REGINA.  ,*-, _ . .     .   __   _  X Absolutely ������?��. Guaranteed  i  y ���  y �����.-  y +>'*>  Prices Satisfactory 3  *���*>  ��� Every town of importance in America  t-" '   ���  y has a Regina Agency.  _��� -.. ���'���������:  ��� ���Every Regina  Watch   has   an   Odicia  't'    *���''���.    ..  y   Guarantee which  will   be honored on  t    7  !���!   presentation to each of these agencies.  I ME ARE AGENTS  Diamonds  Rings  Chains  Always in stock a neat line  of  JEWELRY  Shirt Waist Sets  Belt Buckles.  Souvenir Spoons  CO.. JEWELERS, GREENWOOD,-B. C.  his residence in Wellington camp and  cleaned up all the spare'grub. A few  _2V.eniiigSj_late_lthe_ol^ ^'*d  Don't Wait Till You Need The  Have Them Ready  se  Q=.  D  rt fl  again made-a clean up. In both instances the owners were away. A  couple of nights ago another call was  made. This time death overtook the  bear. ��� - ,.  Wm. Fowler returned to Greenwood  this week after spending a year in  Scotland. Mr. Bowler was the first to  to recognize the values of the high-  grade veins in lhe vicinity'of Greenwood, and the first to develop the best  known of the high-grade properties���  the Providence, from which he cleaned  up about $50,000. During his stay in  Scotland Mr. Fowler took unto himself  a wife, who is with him on the trip.  Mr. ard Mrs. Fowler will spend about  nine months in Canada aud the United  States, visiting points of interest, before returning to Scotland.  G. R. Naden, mayor of Greenwood,  who is at present representing the  Great Northern railway in the capacity of right-of-way agent, was in  town on Tuesday, having several parties in this neighborhood to see in  reference to the route between Midway and Oroville. He expected to  make a dying visit to Loomis before  returning to the Kettle liver. Mr.  Naden finds 'more trouble in settling  up right of way through mineral  claims than any other kind of realty,  aud this is largely owing to the fact  that mineral claims are held by many  partners. Over on the eastern end  most of the holders of mineral claims  are giving free right of way.���Hedley  Gazette.  Carpets, rugs, trunks, and all kinds  of valises. The Red Front Furniture  Store, A. L. White & Co.    Phone 16  Ice cream freezers at cost to close  out.    H. J. Clint.  BEDS!  The Latest Designs,  Just Received.  Selling 50 per ct.  less than ever before.  For all kinds of  HOUSE GOODS  Both Old and New. see  A. L. White & Co.  THE   0   1   C  RED FRONT  FURNITURE STORE    1  Between Arlington and National   ��  Hotels. 2  PHONE 16      I  CAL��L*UP A 86  J^\  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 your order,

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