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A new^assortment of lace and. insertion; lace and embroidery beading;  embroiderv in all widths;1 silk gimps  and apliques, etc.  '.I i  We have made a special effort to get together an exceptionally fine range of summer dress: goods and novelties. Look them  over, you will be pleased and profited.  New Waists.  White summer waists, with the new  sleeves and cuffs, trinimed with pleating,    Swiss embroidery insertion, etc.  Belts.  A very handsome assortment of  styles and colors, including champagne  and ecru. The newest things in girdles,  cut steel buckles and ornaments, plush  and crush leather.  Collars.  Collar and cuff sets, embroidered on  linen���all colors; wash linen (embroidered) etc. Fancy silk collars���  various colors.  Hosiery-  New and staple lines or cotton, lace  Lisle and fancy embroidered  hose for  ladies.    Also children's tans^-plain or  lace.  Allen's Whitewear.  Gobd values and ' handsome  patterns in night gowns, corset  covers, chemise and drawers."  . Children's Dresses.  A new  dresses in  ���fine lawn.  line    of    children's  white' wash silk and  . 0*Z**^*Z**Z**tf*t**Z**Z**Z**Z**Z**Z**^**^ *a *Z**Z**z*Z*At*fcZ**Z*K**Z**l**Z**Z* 'l*^Z^*Z'*Z**z^*Z,  > ���-. ���-. *��*.>.i.*.. ���_��  I The Russell-Law-Caulfield Go.!  LIMITED.  looking  for  an   AMERICAN SHOE  we  $6  and $6.50 ;  $4.50  and $5 ;  $ If you are  ���> have  a  swell  line in  Patent Colt,  ���f Genuine  Kangaroo,   $6 ;   Vici  Kid,  | Velour Calf, $4.50 ; Box Calf. $5.50.  f      We also carry  a  full  range  of   Slater's Invictus  ���*��."��� "���'���:  $ -shoes.- ���  1      Our spring samples from the Crown Tailoring Co.   ,  -^are^eryu-comp  f to $28.00. *    I  4g^^M^1^4HgM|-{.{4��><H*-'fM&<*-^  RAILROADS  TO RACE  from Midway towards the Similkameen  and the coast. On the other hanc the  C.P.R. has had its engineers in the  field and there is ground for the presumption that as soon' as the Great  Northern rails begin'.to stretch we_t  ward the C.-P'R. will push eastward  from Spence's Bridge, in which event  a mostexciting track-laying race will  be witnessed in the upper country.  Visiting officials of the Great Northern, who'" arrived on Wednesday;  were interviewed about the up-country  developments but-no information was  obtained. The party was headed by  Mr. W. D. Scott, superintendent, with  headquarters at Everett, whose private  car was attached to the express. The  others visitors were: S. G. Yerks of  Seattle, weBtern ' general passenger  agent; P. I.. Clark, jr., Spokane, general western agent of the Great Northern Express'company; W. O. Chase  of St7Paul, -Upeririterident of Great  Northern dining aii'd''parlor, cars,' and  J. M.' McLellan'of Sea.tie, assistant  dining car superintendent. The party  was also* accompanied by F. W. Parker  of Seattle, Puget Sound agent of the  Chicago and Northwestern railway.  ' To The World Mr. Yerkessaid that  thevisit was for the purpose of inspection and was one of ordinary routine.  "You mav say," he continued, "that  we are highly satisfied with the results  of the Vancouver-Seattle service which  have quite come up to our expectations.  We aire giving the best service on the  Pacific coast but we are keenly alive  to the possibilities of improvement,  and if we find that we can in any way  better it either as to schedules or on  the cars we shall most assuredly take  the steps necessary to that end."  ALL ALONG  Continued Activity in High  Grade Belt.  New  Properties Are Beintr  Started  Up Each Week*  Headquarters  and Alabastine.  for  paints,   Jap'-a-lac  Hunter Kendrick Co.  TAKING A VACATION.  Into the Similkamaen This  Spring.  The G.M  and the  -to-Extehd From theEast  C. P- R* From the West.  ^n!??!T?!?nn!?nTn?!???t??.min^mrtim^!!H?!!t????!!!??^^Tm^  ���r" New Canadian Prints for....  8 cts yd. _~  g JL.ad.es' Shirt Waists for   .   $1.50 ��  �����; Regular Price was S3 75 ~  sir Children's Shoes, sizes 8 to 2, for 95cts pr. ~  ST Regular Price 52 15 "__  ��= Men's Smelter Shoes for  $1.50 ��  ST Regular Price $2.00 ^.  Sr Men's Fine Shoes in tan and black for ..". $2.50 S  JT Regular Price 54.50 ^��  |= Men's Fine Shirts for    75 cts-pr. _5  S^* Regular Price SI 50 :~3  �� New Wash Dress Goods For Spring. ��  || New Shirt Waists For Spring. _|  |g New Muslin Underwear For Spring. =��  H See Our Big Stock Before  Buying the above ||  H v     goods. H  I   RENDELL & CO. 1  ^utuaiauiiiiUiiUHtiiiiU'iiiiiimtiiiiuiaiaiiuaiaiiiiUiiWR  It is now almost a certainty that  both the C P. R. and the Great Northern will commence extend their lines  toward the Similkameen country this  season. It is now a question of which  of the two great systems can get there  first and capture the trade of that district.  Contractors are taking supplies west  for construclion purposes. Monday  last a load of tools was taken from  tlie Greenwood station to a point between here and Midway, and it is  thought actual construction will be  commenced in a few days. The Great  Northern appears to be the most active  at present, having surveyors and outfits all along the proposed line but the  C.P.Ri' will doubtless get a move on  from the western end of the line, and  may probably be able to keep pace  with its apparently more energetic  rival.  It is believed that the first construction work done by the G. N. will be  through Greenwood in order to compete for the freight at this point.  The following in  reference   to the  railway  situation   is   taken   from the  VancouverWorM and if true will mean  much to the prosperity of the Boundary j  and the country west of here: j  According to advices from Prin.eton j  two great railway companies, the j  Great Northern and the C.P.R., are  engaged iu high strategy ia the Simi1-  kauieen and Lower Okanagan. There  is reason to believe that the Great  Northern will resume construction this  spring in the Boundary as well asw^st  Government Ajrent McMynnWill Visit  His: Old Home-  Go ver ment ' Agent McMynn, Mrs.  McMyn'and their daughter Alice will  leave Monday on a visit to the Old  Country. They will stop over for a  few days in Toronto'and New York,  and then go to Scotland where some  time will be spent visiting relatives  and friends of Mr. McMynn. They  will also visit Mrs. McMy nn's home  in Ireland- Mr. McMy nn's leave ''of  absence is for four months.  Mr. McMynn came to the province  in 1884, returning to the Old Country  in 1886. In 1887 he returned to B. G.  and settled ri ear Rock Creek In 1892  he was appointed provincial constable  and mining recorder for the "Kettle  river mining division, with headquarters at Rock Creek. In 1895 the  office was moved to Midway; and Mr.  M-Mym-^_-ii-^tedT-5"cH^  registrar of the county court and clerk  of the peace. In 1900 the office was  moved to Gre��nwood, and he received  promotion to gold commissioner and  registrar of the supreme court; in 1901  he was appointed government agent,  and in 1902 stipendiary, magistrate,  with power to hold small debts court.  This is Mr. McMynn's first vacation  since taking office thirteen years ago.  Like all men who put duty first in  an official position, he has madeene-  mies, but to counterbalance this he has  made a host of warrii friends in the  district who wish him an enjoyable  vacation.  Although the managers of the high-  grade properties-in the neighborhood  of Greenwood are not saying much,  development is going on steadily and  regular shipments are being made.  Owing to the wearing out of the boiler  on the Providence, and the decision to  install a complet new plant, very little  work has been done for the past'two  weeks, and it will be another moi*th  before development is resumed; and  regular shipments commenced. That  there are large reserves of ore in the  mine is proved by the recent strike  in the crosscut at the 400-foot level.  During this month the Last Chance  shipped one car of ore,, and development is being systematically carried  out. In another month this property  is expected to become, one of. the  heaviest shippers in the high-grade  group. The Skylark has 125 tons to  its credit for the month, and it is said  that this, or even greater tonnage,  will be continued each month. It is  expected that the Coro-Canadian will  join th6 rank's-of regular shippers next  month. Development is well forward,  and the lead is one of. the richest in  the district, so, in another month, the  property will doubtless become self-  supporting, and before long a dividend  payer. The Elkhorn shipped two cars  this month This will be largely increased as development progresses.  The stock is selling well and in another month the working force will  have been largely increased- The E.  P. U. also shipped 2 cars this month.  This will be -increased to 8 cars per  month, placing the property among  the dividend payers. The-boiler and  machinery has been installed on the  Gold Bug, and work will immediately  be started on the300-foot tunnel, using,  steam drills. Development is'being  "pushed-.teadil^lTtW^  was commenced this week on the Silver Cloud Fraction, and work is being  done on the Silver Cloud.  Throughout the high-grade properties development is progressing favorably and extra men are being put to  work as fast as they can be placed to  advantage.  First-class Timothy  seed, 9c. per lb.  Hunter-Kendrick Co., Ltd.  FIRE AT SIDLEY.  On Thursday, the 23rd inst., R. G.  Sidley, J. P., had the misfortune to  lose by fire his boiler house and a fine  new two-story frame feed house, just  built. Flames were noticed about 4 p.  m. bursting out of the roof. The  alarm was given and the men all  gathered. A bucket brigade was  formed and the fire got under control  by dark. The engineer. Wm. Stephens,  fell through the first story floor, which  was on fire, and shortly afterwards  Mr. Sidley fell through the roof,  neither, however, being seriously injured. The blacksmith, Charles Rev,  had his clothes burned. There was no  insurance. The cause of the fire is  unknown, as the engineer is positive  there was no tire in the  boiler at 12 m.  CARD OF THANKS.  I wish to tender my grateful thanks  to those many friends who showed so  much kindness and sympathy to, my  late husband during his illness, and to  myself during the trying days of iny  affliction. Mrs. J. C. Douglas.  BOARD OF TRADE-  The regular annual meeting of the  Greenwood Board of Trade will be held  in the office of G. R. Naden on Wednesday, April 5 next, a* 3 o'clock p. m.  A full attendance is requested.  The annual report will be read, the  roll revised and officers elected for the  ensuing year.  A crowded house greted the Harold  Nelson company in the opera house  last evening, aud the performance was  much appreciated by all.  Champion Liniment for Rheumatism.  Chas Drake, a mail carrier at Chap-  inville, Conn., says: "Chamberlain's  Pain Balm is the champion of all liniments. The past year. I was troubled  a great deal with ri. eumatism in my  shoulder. After trying several cures  the storekeeper here recommended this  remedy and it completely cured nie."  There is no use of anyone suffering  from that painful ailment when this  liniment can be obtained for a small  sum. One application gives prompt  relief and its continued use for a short  time will produce a permanent cure.  For sale by all druggists. BOUNDARY  OREEK   TIMES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  /.   H.   HALLET  Barkis'..hr, Solicitor,  Notary  Public.  Catii- Address :       H-Llktt."  ) Bedford -.'Neill's  *) Morelug-.;. N^al's   .'.   . 7.  V Lei bet's. ���     '  G-EEA/WOOD,-  attorney-generai. If none of these can  give a satisfactory-reply, you inav conclude that lhe question is not worth  answering.  C<>ni.S  J. P. MOLEOD  Barrister and Solicitor,  p  Offices in  RENDELLBLOCK  Over Bank of Montreal  0. Box 31.  Phone 81  GREENWOOPI-.C  /\. E. ASHCROFT.  , Dominion aad   .        .   ���  ,    ; Provincial Land Surveyor.  Aining and Engineering Surveys.  7  Residence:   Church St. ������ '   '���-'Phone B15.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  "The Irish," says a statistician,,  ''never commit suicide. l'Yactical'y  ���iiever, I mean. That is to say, where  .vou will hear of ninety suicides of Germans, Russians, Italians, Frenchmen  and Yankees, you won't hear of more  than one Irish suicide, and maybe you  won't hear of that." And it is said  the Irish are not fit to be intrusted with  the task of governing themselves.  ARTHUR NI. WHITESIDE,  BAR RISTE R an 4 SO LICIT, FI  Rendell Block, Greenwood,':B.C  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  ClVIL. ENGINEER,, , r . . ,' 7 ; ���. -  D'o'mii.ibjr,' an��.:IPr*. vinciaX'  Ivk'Nb' Surveyor.''     ���  Office with Gaunce & "Wickwire.  Telephone No. 32.  GREENWOOD.    ;    '..,    :   ,;,S..O  T he-effects of Jap-Russian war are  being felt in Phoenix. Last week  a couple of youths engaged in the  bomb business, with the object of  righting the'wrongs of the much oppressed school bov- Although no  serious injury was done to the school  house, the tyrants of the education  department have been given a warning, which they will do vvell lo heed.  In, theory "moral suasion", appears  very nice, but in tlie practical school  education " lickin' arid lariiin'"  go very well together. ���'  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  RIGH-KD ft P-R-I-SON,  A. M* Can- Toe C. E.  Surveyor and Civil Engineer.  Surveys  on .Kettle- River   and,West  Fork promptly attended to  at  regular  pri.ces. '   ."  Address :   .FAIRVIEW. P.   O., B. C  W. H. JEFFERY,"  Consulting Miningr Engineer.  Properties examined and reported   on.., Will  take charg_ of development work.  Correspondence solicited.        ;��� '���'���  GREENWOOD.  B.   C.  y   Sbc-7. -,  Boundary; Creek Times  "Issued 6verv fridav  Duncan Ross......'.._ 7. Managing Editor  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN advance;  Per Year ..7...!.7.^.7..........7���..''  .....   2 00  Six Months'.....'..!...;  .  1 25  To Foreign Countries! ;.; 2 50  FRIDAY-  MARCH 31, 1905  _**<">  The Victoria Week, a society paper  is .endeavoring to decide which class of  the'civil servants in -that'city is the  more intelligent���the young Britisher  who wears, bloomers, or the young  Eastern Canadian who wears creased  pants. -.In the interior.we size up a  man's intelligence by what-lie carries  in his hat, ��� but, of course, different localities have different standards Of  intelligence^ and no fault can be found  with "the standard adopted in Victoria,  so loiig as the "patit" guage of intelligence'is not made gener-Bl throughout'the province.      ;.-;���  It is -true that the fame of Canada is  attracting some few undesirable immigrants ���'' That is an inevitable feature  of our position .as the modern land of  promise. .Batches of .'people .of peculiar  views from Russia and parts of cer.tral  Europe will continue to knock at our  doors. 7But they can. be. met and the  totally objectionable specimens turned  back. Of the 130,330 immigrants entering' Canada last year, 36,7000 were  from England and." "Wales, 10,500 from  Scotland, 3,130 from Ireland, and 45,000  from the United States. .They will  pass muster. - Victoria Times.  much as a pound of gold, that is, if th  lead   is  attached   to a matrix and sold  as a mineral specimen.  It is said the largest lump of native  silver ever found in Mexico was taken  from the silver mines near Batopilas,  and weighed 403 pounds.  The purest gold ever.f'ound was^fron.  the Ural mountains in Russia, it yielding 99.7 per cent, gold; 0.8 per cent.  silver; 0.15 per cent, copper, and a  trace of iron.        ...  Gold and platinum are found native,  or intimately mixed in essentially the  pure state, with some metallic minerals. Telurium is the only acidic element that occurs combined with gold  in nature.' ,  Native coke is considerable of a  rarity, though it is occasionally found.  The old EdgehilJ".mines near Richmond, Va., turned out a considerable  quantity of native coke. Gehth attributes the origin of native coke* to  fhe action of trap eruptions on bituminous coal. '���'..,.  .Dynamite, freezes at 40 degrees Fahrenheit snd remains frozen at a temperature much higher than this. If  solidly frozen it cannot be 'detonated  except with'difficulty, and when-frozen'"  it is practically useless as a blasting  agent and must be thawed for use.  Elaterite > is an elastic asphalt-like  mineral. It is brown to black in color  and with specific gravity of less than  l.y It looks much like India rubber.  In composition it is C-.rbon 85.5 per  cent, hydrogen 13. It is found in a  lead mine at. Derbyshire, England,  and to some extent in Utah. Its uses  are as yet improved.  Cosmic dust is the term applied to  the dust of metdorites that undergo  complete combustion on contact with  the earth's atmosphere. An example  of this has been found iu the inland  ice of Greenland, where small particles of magnetic iron and cobalt were  found; also dust of the same :* nalysis  has been found on the snow of a number of northern localities.  NOTES.  Coleman,, Albei'ta,   is 7to   .have    a  The Cardston ' Star.'in .reply, to the  ���widespread reports "'that-'polygamy is  practised among the Alberta .Mormons  and that an investigation will be held  says in part:���"It is not true that there  are a number of Mormons here who  have two wives. It is not true that  there are any here who have two wives.  It is not true that "wholesale prosecutions"-are about to take place. It is  simply one of those wild reports that  are flashed abroad occasionally in order  to : give: the newspapers1 something to  tal-k.i about. We shall Svelcome the  closest scrutiny and investigation feeling assured that when the truth is  known that the dominant church will  rise fr_e from taint or suspicion."     '   c  church.    Slowlj* and surely civilization  is moving eastward. .  ,  The newspaper men of the province  are to meet in Westminster while the  Dominion exhibition is being held and  fix things generally. J. Peck Mac-  Swain is spoken of as ,a candidate for  president of the association.  Railway legislation does not appear  to be a long suit of the provincial leg-  lature. Th? legislature has been in  session over a month, and nothing vet  done in the way of furnishing better  railway facilities for, the mining,districts between the Boundary and the  coast.  After all the school question is not  of so much moment to the public as  many of the politicians would have us  believe. In fact, it i.s doubtful whether  educati.n is a benefit or an injury to  a country. The importance given to  "class consciousness" by 'many would  imply that instinct might be an important factor in the legislation of the  future in Canada.  We  also  carry a  nice Stock of Diamond,  Jewelry, Cut Glass, Stirling Silver  and Plate.  Anything that..we, do. not have in, stock, we would-be  pleased to order for-you at Eastern Prices and take all responsibility as. to quality of goods. . - ' ''  Tog an s. go.  F. X. Holl, of Seattle, special agent  of the International Correspondence  schools, Scran ton. Pa., is in the city.  Ill MATHISON,    _ , DENTIST..  Opposite Post   Of f ic,e ���' ���-  GREENWOOD -     B   C'  CF*  CF<  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  Capital, all paia 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.  j   All The Principal   I  I Cities    hi    Canada, f  lew York, Chicago.  Buj* and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in any par.of the world.  Greenwood Branch,    W. F. PROCTOR, Manager.  *=_  H?  *=_  tfMBMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmMl  ^tytyty tytytytytytyty tytytytyty tytytytytytytytyty'%  House .ind Lot For Sale  _In the provincial 1 egisl at tire ���Wednes  day last J. 7R. Brown asked the commissioner of lands and works how  rdany acres of land the C. &.*W. railway had crown-granted to it under its  subsidy? The answer 'was 794,440  acres.. -In reply to the question as to  what further' acreage the railway was  entitled, the answer was 8.8,872 acres.  Over, one and a half million acres  granted for building a railway .about  one hundred miles.  ���. While the wearing of ;wigs and  gowns.may be of great importance to  the lawyers- in the house, there are  questions of vastly greater importance  to the people that, should receive the  consideration of 'members'of the legislature. The people are more deeply  interested in amendments .to the mining laws, railway legislation, simplifying the statutes, lowering the assessment, and making it less expensive  for pre-emptors of homesteads. If  these things are done, it matters very  little to the people if legislation' is  passed to fasten tails on every lawyer  and judge in the country.  H. -vlortimer-Uamb, for a number of  years editor of the British Columbia  Mining Record,- has been elected  secretary of the Canadian Mining Institute. The members are to be con  gratulated on securing the services of  Mr. Mortimer-Lamb, whose energy  and business ability will do much to  restore the Institute to its former  position of usefulness.  A correspondent asks: "Can a person interested in the saloon business  legally hold the position of chief license  inspector of a district ?" Ask the gold  commissioner of the district, or the inspector of police for the district, or the  .chief lof police for the province, or the  The citY band furnished an :excel-  ent programme at the open air concert Sunday afternoon. It has not yet  been decided wherthe or not a concert  will be given next Sunday, but it is  hoped that the band will continue to  give the concerts every Sunday during  the summer season.  ���REFUSINGS.  Cbai is said to underlie fully two-  thirds of the state of Illinois.  Some of the salt springs of Ne-tv  York produce a bushel of salt, by  evaporation, from each forty gallons  of brine.  A pound of native lead will bring as  Four roomed House and Lot on  Church St., corner South-east of school  house. For particulars apply at premises., _Pjanoyfor'sale,,-.easyyterirjs.      y  AGENTS WANTED*  Applications will be received by the  undersigned for the position of Agent  for this locality. One willing to canvas preferred. Good position to the  right man. Apply, Occidental "Loan  & Savings Co., P. O. Box 152, Vancouver, B. C.  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty{  ���'ty  ty  ty  ty  LL.  II  Mines  1 _*���  StOClfS  cf~ ���*&  Y       REPRESENTING-       7  ,  The  Phoenix Fire Assur->  ance Co. of London, Eng.  Liverpool and London and j  Globe Insurance Company.  The British   America  Assurance Co.,  of Toronto. ���  The    Caandian'   Birkbeck!  In-vestment   and Savings ]  Real  Co.  ����� ^  GEORGE   R.   NADEN  Estate  MANAGER  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty[  ty  ty  ty ty ty ty tyi ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty 52  m  THE CANADIAN RANK OF [OMERCE  ._Wjth_.-A_hicll���.^s_A.I^jM^.a_.atedi,.'.  EVER! HOME  HOTEL OR STORE  Should be adorned with  Palms. We have a'large  selection of chemically  preserved palms superior to the live plants,  and no trouble to keep,  will last for3rears. They  sjive a fresh and attrac-  five appearance where-  ever placed and, prices  are not high���60c, 75c,  $1.25, SI. 50 up to $3.00.  Trees 6 1-2 feet high, from $8 up.  Illustra+ed sent on application  J0E3ZB  VICTORIA,B.C  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO. y  7    Paid-up capital... -.... "... '.:7.......-..:...$   8,700,000  Rest'       : ..' ......; ...���     3,500,000      ;  Aggregate resources (30 Nov. 1904) over  91,000,000  London Office. N������, v   .   . _.���.���     Wm. Gray     J .,,.,,  60 Lombard St. E. C. New York Aeency     H. B. walker |A_ents.  16 EXCHANGE KLACE.  In addition tlie Haul, lias 113 branebes and agencies in Canada and th    United  States  incl-din*; tlio folio\viny in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.  ATI...7.                    r/REUNWOOD,'. NANAIMO,                VANCOUVER,  CRANBRCOKY       KAMLOOPS. NELSON,                    VICTORIA,  DAWSON.                LADYSMITH, N.WESTMINSTER, VANCOUVER-East  WHITE HORSE*,;   _ ERNIE'."' '"   '��� ������''.'," V   . ���             End'Branch.      '  Branches In the United States1:  new york;    san Francisco.     Portland,    Seattle,    skagway  .Deposits received,; exchange boiiirlit 'and- sold' and everv description of   banking-  business transacted4 ��� ,', GREENWOOD BRANCH, v        ;  7 W. ALLISOH. Manaee..'     :  INB50R   I4��TEI_.  ERNEST J. CARTIER7Proprietor.  Finest Furnished House- in the Boundary  Steam Heated. Lighted throughout with electric lights.  We 6ffer special inducements to travellers as we have the  finest sample rooms in the city.    Our  bar  excells  all others.  IS A WORK OF ART  Let us'show you what we can do in that lin^.for you, ��Pi��^^  BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES  Champion Liniment for Rheumatism.)  Chas Drake, a mail carrier at Chap-  inville, Conn., says: "Chamberlain's  Pain Balm is the champion of all liniments.. Tlie past year I was troubled  a great deal with rheumatism in my  shoulder. After trying several cures  the storekeeper here recommended this  remedy and it completely cured nif."  There is no use of anyone suffering  from that painful ailment when this  liniment can be obtained for a small  su-ii. One application gives prompt  relief and its continued use for a short  time will produce a permanent cure.  For sale by all druggists.  S.B.ARRYYUIUL  FOR SALE  100 head Indian pack and saddle ponies in car load lots, f.o.b.  Midway, B. C. Unbroken $10  per bead; broke to halter, $12;  broke to saddle, Sl7.  R. G. SIDLEY,  Sidley, B. C.  CERTIFICATE ��.P THE REGISTRATION  OF AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL  COMPANY,  PRACTICAL      WATCHMAKKR       ANP  JEWELLER.  All work guaranteed    GREENWOOD  '��� ���"��� NOTICE. ".���..'.  I have had stray, animal on my  place since middle df October last, viz.  a red heifer coming three year old, no  visible brand or mark of any description. If not claimed within three  week from date of this insertion will  be sold to pay expenses.  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1905.  ; THOS.  WISTED, Rock Creek.  Chamberlain's   Colic,   Cholera  and  Diarrhoea  Remedy.  The great success of this preparation  in.the relief and cure of bowel complaints has brought it into almost universal use. It never fails, and when  reduced with water and sweelened is  pleasant to take. It is equally valuable  -for children and adults. For sale by  all druggists. '  Many people suffer for years from  rheumatic pains, and prefer to do so  rather than take the strong medicines  usually given' for rheumatism, uot  knowing that quick relief from pain  may be had simply by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm and without taking any medicine internally. Rev.  Amos Parker of Magnolia, North Carolina, suffered for eight years with a  lame hip, due to severe rheumatic  pains. . He has oeen permanently  cured by the free application of Cham-  7berlain's Pain Balm.    For sale by  all  MINERAL, ACT 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE. ��  "San Juan" atid "Champion Fractional" Mineral Claini situate in the Greenwood Miu-  li g Division of Y'ale District. Where  located:    In Providence eanip.  TAKE NOTICE that I.Isaac H. Hallett,Frce  Miner's Certificate No. BSS5S4. (or myself, aud  as agent for Joseph Martin. I. ree Miner's Ceriificate No. B8056S, intend, sixty days from the  date liereof, to apply tc the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown G rants of the above  claims.  And further take notice tliat action, uuder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Iuipiovenieuts.  Oated this 4th day of March A. D., 1905.  1,-5 10 I. H. HALLETT,  '���Companies Act, 1897."  T HEREBY CERTIFY that the "Spokane  J. Boundary Mining Company" has this day  been registersd as au Extra-Provincial Company under the "Companies Act, 1S97," to  carry out or effect all or any of the objects of  the Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the Company is situate at  the City of Spokane, within the County of  Spokane and State ot Washington.  The amount of the capital of the Company is  one hundred thousand dollars, divided into  one million shares of ten ecu Is each.  The head ofiice of the Company ��� ii this Pro  vin'ce is situate at Greenwood, and Arthur M.  Whiteside. Barrister, whose address i.s Reudell  Building-, Copper Street, Greenwood, B. C , is  the attorney for the Company..  . The time of the existence of the Company is  50 years.  Given under my hand and seal of ofiice at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  30th day of January, one thousand nine  hundred and live. .'''.-  :    [-.s.] S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Slock Companies.  The objects for which the Company ha.,  been established arid registered are :  ��� The location, acquisitisou and operation of  mi lies and mining ��� property, and dealing  generally in mining claims, both quartz and  placer; the -working, operating and conducting mines, aud acting as a miner uuder the  laws of Washington, and when lawfully registered, under the laws of British Columbia; to  lease, work as a partner or otherwise, own and  hold and control all charier o�� mining properties, aud to equip the same with all character of machinery aud necessary appliances;  to deal in and dispose of mines, and to let the  mining property of this Company to others to  work as lessees or upon royalty, or in any  other manner deemed lo "be proper by the  trustees; to build smelters, concentrators and  reduction works, and means of transportation  iu connection therewith, Including trams and  railways; to acquire timber and timber lands,  a.id real properly of all kinds whatsoever; lo  smelt, refine, reduce and concentrate ores of  all persons whomsoever; _ deal in and dispose-oi real and personal property of all aud  every character; to equip electric plants and  waterworks, aud to supply electrical power  and water to the public generally; to borrow  money and to issue debenture and other bonds  therefor, and all character of evidences of indebtedness: and to mortgage hypothecate or  pledge by mortgage, deed, deed of trust or  otherwise, any and all of the property of this  Corporation to secure its indebtedness, and to  acquire funds for auy business deemed expedient, proper or necessary; and to do each and  every acl deemed by the directors of this Incorporation necessary to carry out the general  purposes of this Incorporation us herein set  forth. ���'���'..-.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.  "La Tour" mineral claim, situate iu the Greeuwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   Iu Copper Creek camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett as  agent for Kenneth C. B. Frith, Free Miner's  Certificate No. .-5..3S9, and Charles Eltiug Merritt. Free Miner's Ceitificate No. BSOHl, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.   '  And further talc, notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such i 'erlificateof Improvements.  Baled this 18th dny of April. A. D. ]')_..  LI510 I. II. HALLETT.  *_���/" *mV ���&/"  AND  1 -mis* >���/-* *��*"  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvement.  ''<-"- NOTICK.  "Hurt ming Bird" Mineral' Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  District.   Where located: Iii.Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hal  lett, acting as agent for Isaac Skidiuore  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80508, intend,  Sixty days from the date liereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certifi.ate of Improve  ments for the purpose of: obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Aiid furtlier take notice that action, under  section 3", must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Daled this 2nd day of March, A. D., 1905.  LIS 10 I. H. HALLETT.  >���       mm ��  PLUMBER  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Globe" Mineral Claims, situated in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:    In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. _E. Shaw, agent  for William Law, Free Miner's Certificate No BS0518, and Johu Gray. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B80551, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Gram of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  undei  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 29th day of December A D. 1904.  C. _E. SHAW. P.L.S.  0* S. FLOYD. Proprietor.  ..RE  MILK   AND  Delivered Daily to any part  of thp city.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "Meadow View No. 2" Mineral Claim, situate  in the Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: One mile north  of Fire Valley Creek and four miles east of  Kettle River.  TAKENOTICE that I, Johu B. Old acting  agent for myself Free Miller's Certificate  No. B 83647, intend sixty davs from the date  liereof, to apply to the 'Mining Recorder for a  Certilicate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Gram of tlie above claim.  And fuither take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated this 12th day of January, A. D. 1905.  JOHN B. OLD. Fire Valley, B. C.  druggists.  ���-7 i ��� MINERAL ACT  '   Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  "Robert I." Mineral Claim situate In the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:   In Canyon Crcelccamp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS0140t intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Arid further take notice that action under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this l.th day of April, A.D. 1904.  116 24 I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Rubv Fractional Mineral claim, situate in ili'e  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. Where located: In Smith's Camp  TAKE NOTICE that we, George Cook. Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85503. and M.  McMynn, Free Miner's Certificate B8_o02, intend, sixtv days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mlii-rig Recorder for a Certificate ot Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant to the above claini,  And further talce notice that action, under  section 37.  must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th dav of March. A. Tl. WO5.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "Fremont'" Mineral  Claim, situate in Greenwood Mining Division ��� of  Y'ale  District.  Where located: In Providence Camp, adjoining the "Providence" mineral claim.  '"PAKE NOTICE that we, Eli-abeth Gal'.o-  X     way   and   Robert   Wood,  Free  Miner's  Certificate Nos. BS5o6 and B8s415. respectively,  intend, sixty days from date liereof, to apply-  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take, notice tbat action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated thia 24th day of March, A. D., r.05.  No other workin^man's shirt  is made so big or comfonable or  so strongly as the H.B.K. Big  Shirt "'-.  Not a skimped, factory-made,  cheap shirt but a shirt made oi  honest material and lot* of it.  As big and ea**y fitting .s the  ones your mother used to make  with three yards and a half ol  goods. Every H.B.K. Bi.: Shirt  has three and a half to three and  three quarter yards of material  Ample room under the armpits, broad and spacious on the  shoulders, full and long bodied,  big sleeves, at. easy wearing shirt  and a long wearing shirt.  Every shirt is branded with  this brand and guaranteed by  the makers.  MINERAL ACT.  Cert incite of Improvement.  NOTICE.  "E Pluribus Uuuni", "Lancashire  Fraction"  ��� aud "E. P. TI. Fractional"  Mineral  Claims  situate in Greenwood Mining D'vision of  Yale District.     Where-located:    In   Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett. acting as agent for William T.  Hunter, Free Miners' Certificate. No. BS5759,  intend; sixty days from the data hereof, to  apply to the*Mining Recorder ror Certificates  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such cerUficates of improvements.  Dated this 28th day of February A. D. _<>05.  LI510 I. H. HALLETT.  HUDSON tyfl KNITTING CO.,  g  I    Montreal        Dawson        \Vinnlp?_  RAILWAY.  The, only all rail route between points east  west and sonth to Rossland, Nelson, Grand  Forks and Republic.  LBAVE  9:50 a. m.  10:55 a. m.  9:20 a.m.  11:20 a. ni.  9:50 a: m.  8:00 a.'.m.  Spokane  Rossland  Nelson  Grand Forks  Phoenix.  Republic  Arrive  6:20 p. ni.  4:55 p. m.  6:30 p. m.  3:33 p. m  5:20 p, tn.  8:30 p. m.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate ol Improvement.  NOTICE.  "Gold Standard" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.    W here located: On Cranberry creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Albert E. Ashcroft,  acting as agent for W. M. Law, Free Miner's  Certificate "No. B80s78. A. L. Piper, FreeMiner's  Certificate No. E62O40, and Robert Mathison,  Free Miner's Certificate No. BS*)660, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining' a  CrownGraut to theabove claim.  And further take notice that actions, under  section 3", must be commenced before the is-  suanceof such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 4th day of March, 1905  LI510 ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P.L.S.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of improvements.  NOTICE.  "Porto Rico" Mineral  claim,  situate in  the  Greenwood   Mining  Division   of  Oooj-oos  District.* Where located*. In Dayton Camp  adjoining the Dayton Mineral claim  /q^AKE=N-OT_LCJ3,tlmt I. Sydnev M. Johnson^  JL     FreeMiner's Certificate No7 B805iS. for  self and as agent for Jane Russel., Free Miner's  Certificate No. BS554S,   aud   Blanche Lawder,  Free  Miner's  Certificate  No. B74694,   intend,  sixty days front  the date liereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for   a   certi licate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- crown  grant of the above claim.  And   further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificates of.improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of February, A. !>.. 1905.  SYDNEY" M. JOHNSON.  Buffet cars run between Spokane and -.elson.  Effective March 5th, l-l-S  :���������-.   In Connection With  GREAT  NORTHERS  RAILWAY  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  CORNATION Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District Where located: In Providence  camp.  TAKE NOTrCE that _, T. H. Patterson,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B8S090 for  self and as administrator for a Ferguson. Free  Miners Certificate No. B8S.89, and as agent for  H, V. Fuller. Free Miners CertificataNo. R_05-(i  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining recorder for a certificateof Im  provemeiils, foi the purpose of obtaining a  Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Aud further take notice  that  action,   uudei  section 37, must be commenced before the issu.  ance of suoh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 2nd dav of December. A.I). 1994.  T. H. PATER SON  ESTATE OF '     ,  LEONARD S. MOULTON-BARRETT  KOTICE is herebv given that all persons  having claims against the above estate  are required to present tlie same, duly certified,  tothe undersigned on or before Monday, the  27th day of March, instant, and all persons indebted to the said csiateare required to pav the  amounts of their indebtedness to the undersigned on or before the said date.  Dated at (.reenwood, B.  C..  the 2Cth day of  March. A. D. l'X>5.  ! A. M. WHITESIDE.  Rendell  Block.  Greenwood, Solicitor for said  Estate.   ��  WILL MOVE APRIL 1st.  Messrs. Cameron & Huff, the  blacksmith's, wish to notify  their customers that after April  1st they will be located in the  old Russell-Law building-, next  to the Kootenay Hotel, Copper  street,  PICKETS All To.POINTS  SHORT LINE TO  ST. PAUL, DULUTH, M.NNEA-  POLIS, CHICAGO and ALL TOINTS  EAST. SEATTLE, TACOMA VICTORIA, PORTLAND and all I-ACIFIC  COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining  andj Buffet Smoking Library  car.  2 Fast Trains Dauy 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,  g. F. & P. A.,  Spokane  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ''Wallace Fractional" Mineral  claim, situate  in the Greeuvood Mining Division of Yale.  District.    Where located:     In   Graham's  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby,  Free Miner's Certificate No.B74615, intend,sixty  days from the date liereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Iiiiprov.ments,  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 17th day of January, A.B. 1905.  FORBES M. KERBY.  "Wash.  H. Brandt,  c. p. & T. A.,  7sl "W Riverside Ave  Spokane, Wash  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  LITTLE RUTH Mineral   Claini,  situate  in  the Greenwood Mining Division of   Yale  District.     Where  located:     In   Deadwood  Camp, adjoining the Moreen Mineral claim  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Sydney M. Johnson, actintr as agent/for Frank J. Miller  Free Miner's Certificate 'No. B 80502. Wm. M.  Law, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80518 and  Johu Lucy Free Miner's Certificate No.'B 86301,  inteud. sixty davs from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of 'Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown Graut of the above claini.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March, A. D., 1905. ()  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE, ' .  No. 9 Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  located: In De.dwood Canip adjoiuing  the Buckhorn Mineral Claini.  TAKE NOTICE that I Sydney M. Johnson,  acting as agent for Pat Hickey, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 80496. Frank J. Miller, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 80502, Wm.  M. Law. Free Miner's Certificate No. B, 8O5-8,  H. L. Morgan, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B, 80-*4-. and Duncan Mcintosh, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B85697, inteud, sixlv  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Milling Recorder for a Certi licate of Improvements  foi the purposeof obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  "Dated this 3rd day of March, A. D.. 1905.  SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  CANADIAN  . . . RAILWAY . . .  LOWEST RATES  BEST TIME  EAST  TORONTO,  MONTREAL,  NEW YORK,  MARITIME PROVINCES  NEW ENGLAND.  WEST  V .ncouvek.  VICTORIA,  SEATTLE,  CALIFORNIA POINTS  UNEQUALLED PASSENGER SERVICE  Standard and tourist sleepers, couches  and dining cars.  TOURIST SLEEPER SERVICE  WF^IT **ea-VK Revelstoke Monday, Wed-  11 *-*\Lt 1. ncsday, Taursday. Saturday for  Seattle and Vancouver.  I? ACT* Leave Dunsmore Jet. for Toronto  i-ii\kJX Wednesday and Sunday. For Montreal, Monday and Friday.   For Boston Friday.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP AGENCY  Through bookings to and from Great  Britain and the continent.  For rates,   folders,   aud   tickets apply  to local agents or to  E. R. REDPATH.   Agent,  GREENWOOD, B. C.  E. J. COYLE,      J. S. CARTER,  A.G P.A. Vancouver D.P.A. Nelson  TO J. P. WELLS or to any person or persons  to whom he may have transferred his Interest in the Astro fractional mineral claim  situated in the Greenwood Mining Division  of Y'ale District.  YOU arc hereby notified that I have er-  oended thesum of $100.00 (one. hundred  dollars for assessment work ou above mcutioii-  cdclaiuis,such being required and necessary to  hold the same for the year eiidimr 29th Dec.  lqa+^inicler^the'provisions^of-the^Mhicral-Act-  -.tul Amending Acts, and it at tue expiration of  ninety days from the date of the first publication of this notice iu the "Boundary Creel-  Times" you fail or refuse to contribute vour  portion of sucli expeudituie namely 525.63 due  by you J. P. Weils, together" with all  costs of advertising, your interests in said  mineral claini shall become vested in ine  (your co-owner(upou filiiur in the proper office  in that behalf the affidavit required by section  4 of the "Mineral Act Amend ment Act 1900."  Dated this 24th day of February, 1904.  S. H. STINGLEY.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To ANDREW HAMILTON, or io any person  or persons to whom he mav have tratisfer.d  his interests in the GREAT LAXIE and  TWIN mineral claims situate at Summit  Camp in the Greenwood Mining Division of  Yale District.  YOU are hereby  notified  that wf  have expended the Bum of S-00.00 for work on the  above mentioned claims and $3.00 for recording  he same   for au assessment on each,   sueh be-  ng required and  necessary to hoi     the said  claims for the year ending the 3rd day of Seiit-  cmber. 1904.  tinder tin*, provisions of the. M in-  eral  Act and  Amending Actsi and  if atthe  expiration of  ninety   days  from   the  dateof  first publication of liiis notice in the Boundary  Creek Times, you fail  or refuse  to contribtits  your portion of such expenditure namely, $Ci 33  together with all costs of advertising  your in  terests in said mineral claims shall become invested in us (your co-owners] upon filing in the  proper ofiice in  that behalf the affidavit re  quired   by   Section  4  of   the    "Mineral    Act  Amending Act. 1900."  Dated this-2nd dav of Dt-centber, 1904.  THOMAS KERMEEN  THOMAS CORKHILL.  MINERAL ACT. 18%.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  ������SLATE FORMATION" Mineral Claini. situate in the (.reenwood Mining Division of  YaleDistrict. Where located: In Smith's  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, Isaac H. Hallett. as  agent for Kenneth C. B. Frith. Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS5029, intend sixty  davs from the date liereof. to apply to the Mining Recorder for aCertificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further take notice that  action,  uitdsr  ���section    37.    must   be commenced   before   ths  issuance    of   such    Certificate    ot   Improvs-  ments.  Dated this 21st day of December, A- ��., 1904.  I. H. HALLETT. BOUNDARY OREEK   TIME&.  <&4NJM_>4_>4N  @  :��_<-  -��_>>/  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 profitable "t^<-  ��H operation has made the Boundary famous as a mining centre, and every day adds more to the list of new finds and ^_  ;^ -bigger values,    It is readily admitted that Greenwood is the Eldorado of the Boundary with all roads leading thereto,   *  Sr  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 ^p  >>fi| 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, 0 j^  RALPH   SMAILES, _���_____  .AGENT FOR THE GREENWOOD TOWNSITE COMPANY, fr  ty        ty        ty ty ty        ty        T N      ���  -j*. ^* ty        ty _3- ty x ty        -j, _-_ ��        -j. .      ^ *- ty        ty        T"        T       ' T        T        ty ty        ty ty ty      ^^T;  ^"^SS_._P'  Synopsis of Re__lations Governin.  the Dis  posal of Dominion   Lands   within the  Railway Belt in the Province of  British Columbia.  A   LICENSE  to  cut  timber can be  -^*-acquired only at public competition.  A rental of $5 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 addition to the rental, dues at the  following rates are c'-'.arged :���  Sawn lumber, SO cents per thousand  feet B.M.  Railway   ties,   eight  and   nine  long, 1_ j and l}+ cents each.  Shingle bolts, 25 cents a cord.  way   ties;   and   50 cents  per cord on  shingle bolts.  Leases for grazing purposes are issued for a terra of twenty -one 3'ears at  a rental ot two cents per acre per an-  n��m.  Coal lands may be purchased at S10  per acre for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres  may be acquired by one individual or  company.  Royaltv at the rate of 10 cents per  ton of 2,000 pounds is collected on the  gross output.  ]&ntries for land for agricultural purposes may be made personally at the  local land office foi .he district in  which the land to be taken is situated,  feet i or if the homesteader desires, he may,  i on application to the Minister of the  I Interior at Ottawa, the  Commissioner  products,  5  per cent on j of Immigration   at   Winnipeg,  or  the  local agent for the District, within  which the land is situated, receive  authority for some one to make entry  for him.  A fee of S10 is charged for a homestead entry. .  A settler who has received  anentry  All   other  sales. j  A license is issued so soon as a berth !  i.s granted but in unsurveyed territory I  no timber can be cut on a berth until;  the licensee has made a survey thereof, j  Permits to cut timber are also grant-!  ed at public competition,  except in the j  case of actual settlers, who require the I for a homestead, is required to perform  timber for their own use.  Settlers and others may also obtain  permits to cut up to 100 cords of wood  for sale without competition.  The dues pa3'able under a permit are  51.50 per thousand feet B. M.- for  square timber and sawlogs of any  wood except oak; from J_ to 1J_ cents  cents per lineal foot for building logs:  from 12!-_ to 25 cents per cord for wood;  1 cent for fence posts; 3 cents for rail-  the conditions connected therewith  under one of the following plans:���  (1) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year during the term of three  years.  It is the practice of the Department  to require a settler to bring 15 acres  under cultivation, but if he prefers he  may substitute stock; and 20  head of  with buildings for their accommodation, will be accepted instead of the  cultivation.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased) of any person who  is eligable to make a homestead entry  under the provisions of the Act, resides upon a farm in the vicinity of  the land entered for by such person as  a homestead, the requirements of the  Act as to residence prior to obtaining  patent may bCSatisfied by such person  residing with the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his permanent  residence upon farming- land owned  by him in the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements of the Act as  to residence may be satisfied by residence tipcn the said land.  Application for a patent should be  made at the end of three years before  the local agent, sub-agent or a homestead inspector.  Before making an application for a  patent, the settler must give six  mouths' notice in writing to the Commissioner of Dominion Land* at Ottawa, of his intention to do so.  \V. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the  Interior.  Ottawa, February 4th, 1905.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To John Nelson, J. A. Muuson and H.  Magnnaon or to any person or persons to whom  they may have transferred their interest in the  Morning-Glory and Rainstorm Mineral claims  situate on Cedar Creek,** main Kettle River, In  the Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale  District.  Yon are hereby notified that we have expended the sum of $400 for work on the above mentioned claims and $10 for recording the "ante'  for assessment work for two years, such beinv  required and necessary to hold said claims for  the years eudinir the 6th of June. 1903 and 1901,  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, your interest in said miueral claims  shall become invested iu us, your co-owners,  upon filiiip in the proper ofiice in that behalf  .the affidavit required by section 4 of the "Minu  eral Act Amending Act, 1900 "  Dated 3rd March. 190_.  CHARf.ES E. JOHNSON.  JOHN UERGMAN.  A Safe Cough Remedy for Children.  In buying a cough medicine for children never be afraid to buy Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. There is no  danger from it and relief is always  sure to follow.     It is  especially valu  able   for   colds,   croup and whooping  cattle, to be actually his own pro pertv,coug.h.    For sale by all druggists.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  '"American Eaj��ie" Mineral Claim, situate in  the Greenwood Mining- Division of Yale  District.    Where located: In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  FreeMiner's Certificate No. B.5652. as a^ent  for John B. Desrosiers,FreeMiner'sCerriflcate  No. B-5539. intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the'Miii.ng- Recordei for*  Certilicate of Improvements for the purpose of  obt-uninpr a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commencad before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvemen ts.  Dated this 8th day of March, A.D. 1905.  J. P. McLEOD.  THE WASTE DUMP.  (From Mining-Reporter.)  Timberline in Colorado is 'between  11,000 and 12,000 feet above sea level,  depending on the exposure of the  mountain side. As a general rule, on  the north side of a mountain, timber-  line will be encountered at about 11,000  feet. On the south side of a mountain  timberline creeps a little higher aiid is  a trifle less than 12,000 feet. At least  this has been our experience in most  cases when testing by the aneroid.  The age of an ore deposit bears little  relationship to the age of the rock in  which it is found. ��� Thus a deposit  found in an archaian rock does not  mean that the deposit itself is of arch-  <ean age. The only rule in this connection is that the ore deposit is probably of later age than the rock in  which it ia found, although this rule is  subject, of course, to modifications. A  deposit in arch;eati rock may be of ter-  tiairy age. In Leadville the ore deposits are found in deposits ranging  from the Cambrian to the upper car  boniferdhs. The deposit* themselves  are probably of tertiary age.  There are a number of gold ores  which will not show, fiee gold by panning. It is not altogether dependent  upon' the size of the gold particles; but  rather on the character of the crush ed  material. For example, some linionite  ores may contain comparatively coarse  gold, and yet panning will not disclose  such gold, owing to the fact that the  hydrated oxide of iron forms a viscous  mass with the water, raising the specific gravity of the latter, and preventing  the gold particles from falling to the  bottom of the pan. A slight calcination will iu such cases, make it possible  for the gold to be seen by panning.  The main arguments in favor of having the rock breaking done outside and  away from a stamp mill are that it  mixes, the fines and course material,  and that by transportation in cars  wear and tear is reduced to a minimum, and cars can be loaded and  emptied quicker. In a stamp mill  where there is a grizzly, the fines tend  to accumulate in certain parts of the  bin, thus there is irregular feeding,  with consequent irregular work in the  mortar. The fines may go through by  themselves at one time, and at another  the battery will be fed with large  pieces of ore. This tendency is overcome, to a certain extent, by the handling of material between two bins; the  carmen can distribute the fines more  equally over the mill bin. There is a  tendency on the pari of some mill men  to use larger rock breakers and do  without grizzlys for the same reasons  Just how far uniformity  in keeping  mine accounts   is desirable, is a question very much open to argument.   We  cannot believe that a  system   of bookkeeping   which    would   be  found   excellent,   we   will  say,   in   the   copper  mines of Montana, would   work at all  well in the mines of  Mexico,  nor can  we believe that the  details ol   the system used in the Mesabi range, for example,   would  be at all adapted to the  Kalgoorlie mines of  Western  Australia.   These  are   extremes, it  must be  admitted, but between these extremes  ther^e'are^ta^ations^W  going tc properly meet them, must require   gradations   or  modifications in  the method  of keeping books.     The  idea of uniformity  in  bookkeeping is  to allow comparisons to be instituted  between   the   operations   of   different  mines.   Thin,  would   be a  very desirable thing, if  it  were possible,  or if  any good could come out of it, but we  question very seriously   whether comparisons and deductions might not be  drawn,   without   full    knowledge   of  other details  than   than   those given  by the books, that would be positively  harmful.    In  saying this, of course, it  must be understood we are. strongly in  in   favor   of   every   mine   keeping a  proper system  of accounts, but these  accounts should be kept in such a manner as   to   show  clearly and exactly  what the mine is  doing,  both  from a  commercial   viewpoint   and from   the  poiut   of   view  of good  engineering.  That  certain   fundamental  principles'  should   rule in   every   case   must   be  obvious, and  this, in our judgment, is  the only  uniformity   possible.    There  is an old saying that "every  tub must  stand on its own bottom."    Applied to  business this  means that  every business must be  conducted  according to  the principles found necessary in eaeh  particular case.    To take a set of books  found desirable in one case aud apply  it  without  knowledge  of all circumstances to another  business,  possibly  very dissimilar, is bookish and, in our  judgment, absurd.  Eggs for Hatching.  Single and Rose comb White Leghorn. Also White Wyandotte. Apply  box 282, city. BOUNDARY   OREEK   TIMES  _     ���  <��000000��<K>OOOCKXKJOOOOOOOO<7  % <Mining News \  \ of tbe 'Boundary, jjj  0<KX)000<X><>0000<>00000000000  W. T. Hunter has commenced a 100  foot tunnel on the Seattle, North "_ ork  of Kettle river.  It is said that work will be resumed  on the Greyhound in Deadwood camp  the first of the month.  Work on the Corp Canadian is progressing on a iO-inch lead of very rich  ore.   The shaft is down 75 feet.  William Yolen Williams, formerly  superintendent of the Granby-mines, is  making a tour of Italy and having a  pleasant time.  Work was commenced Monday on  the,Silver Cloud Fraction by Penny &  Baker. The claim lies between the  Bay and Silver Cloud.  An option has been secured by local  parties from Al. Sanderson on the  Jack Pot in Wellington camp. Particulars will appear later.  Ed. Dunn is out of the bond on the  June Bug. Fowler and Phoenix pai-  ties have taken the bond up and' are  pushing development.  The Boundary .3-khbm stock isgo-  ing like hot cakes. Persons wishing  to secure stock should make application at once before the issue is all  subscribed.  Robert' Wood returned from Victoria this week. The railway situation is unchanged. "The"'government  is strongty entrenched, with an army  of chartennongers led by the two companies besiegiug them night and day!  John Mack of Spokane is in the city  this week. Mr. Tvfack 'was one of the  old time investors in the Boundary  district, having been interested in the  Winnipeg and Athelstan" in Wellington .amp, in both of which he made  a good clean-up. ���;.-���-  W. H. Rambo left Thursday morn-  iug for Beaverdell, on the West Fork  of Kettle river, to resume work on the  Rambler. John Meyer's accompanied  him. Development work will be carried on continuously and regular shipments made from the mine.  J. W. Hugh Wood returned this week  from Beaverdell, bringing with him  some splendid samples' of silver ore  from the Sally, rnnning $500 to the  ton. This ore was taken from a depth  of 135 feet and tHc.lead .is "between 30  and 40 inches wide.  The Great Northern is now taking  out about one thousand tons of ore per  day to the Granby ismelter. When the  two new furnaces are installed it is  expected that the C. P. R. and the  Great Northern Will each handle about  1,500 tons of ore a day.  While all arrangements have* hot  yet been made for the- bringing of  power from Bonnington Falls lo the  Boundary, it is understood that the  matter is practically in shape, and  that there will be no more shortage in  power at  the mines and "smelters in  this district.  The annual assessment work has  just been completed on the Morning  Star, situated above the B.'C. Copper  company's smelter. Adrift has been  run about 35 feet from the end of a 30-  foot tunnel run last year. The ledge  is abou. four feet wide, with an 18��  inch paystreak. Nearly half a car of  first-class ore is on the dump.���Anaconda News. ;... ,-��� .-...-���  Development will be commenced on  the Silver Reef, Wallace creek, next  month. Previous work consisted of a  29-foot shaft. This will be driven to  a depth of 50 feet and a crosscut run to  determine the width of the lead. The  values are in silver, zinc and gold.  Assays iri gold run from $6 to $19. The  claini is owned by W. George, T. Edwards and W. J. Nelson.      ..'   ,  On the Little Home claim, owned by  J. J. McDonald and adjoining, the  Dynamo on the north, while plowing  this spring uncovered a lead of chalcopyrite. Information received is to the  effect that the ore looked as rich as the  best samples from the Big Coppei  shown in the early days. On the Mayflower, ��the adjoining claim on the  west and- owned by P. Hickey and O.  Lofstad, this ore body is proved in the  20-foot shaft to be four feet between  well-defined walls.  The bond on the Mavis in Skylark  camp, given by E. T. Wickwire to D.  B. Mockrill on the 11th March, is for  $15,000, wilh payments of $1,500 on the  ist Sept., 1905, 13th Dec, 1905. the 13th  March and June, 1906, and $3,000 on  the 13th Dec, 1906, and 13th March,  1907. Work is to be commenced on the  "j.8t April aqd  to continue during life  of bond. In each two calendar month  work must be done equal to the labor  of one miner for 80 days, and in each  month not less than the labor of one  miner for 20 days. In all shipments  of ore Mr. Wickwire is to receive Vl1/.  per cent, of the net returns.  There have been rumors innumerable during the past week that the  Greenwood and Boundary Falls smelters are to be moved to Midway. On  tracing the rumors to their source they  were found to be only too true. Not  only the smelters, but the daily hours  of labor���-twelve���are to be moved. In  an interview D. A. Bannerman stated  that he would move , both smelters  by dray Monday morning. The new  combination smelter will get power  from Bonnington Falls, and water  from the Elk river in East Kooteuay.  Unless rumors are roped and branded  when young they are difficulty to identify. The smelters will have to move  pretty lively to keep up with the rumors.  James Cronin,-manager of the St.  Eugene, War Eagle and Center Star  companies, when asked about the compressor plant that is to be installed at  the St. Eugene said: '"We have ordered an, air compressor from the  Jenckes Machine company. It will  have a capacity of 3,000 feet of cubic  air per minute, and will furnish power  for 30 machine drills. It will be  shipped from the manufacturers about  June 20th, and will..- be installed in  July, and we expect to have it running  by August 1st. Boilers will also be  installed that will "have a -.capacity of  500 horsepower. 7r;hi_, will, give the  mine a 50-drill equipment, there ���now-  being 20 machine drills in use. An  additioh'to the building of 60 x 60 feet  is now being erected. We are getting  behind on development, and in order  to catch up we. have been compelled td  increase the capacity of the. plant.  To do this development work we will  probably have to add nearly one hundred men to the present number employed. The mill this month is beating all previous records. Up to March  23rd the concentrates shipped amounted  to 2,600 tons, or an average of .over  100 tons per day."  D0IN' LIGHT CHORES.  KEEP AWAY FROM HEDLEY-  . The following letter, dated March  23, from J. K. Fraser, proprietor of  the Commercial hotel, Hedley, needs  no comment:  Sir���There seems to have been circulated in Greenwood information to  the effect that a large number of men  are wanted at or. around Hedley. In  the near future there may be considerable work here, but at present working men should stay away from Hedley, especially those who are broke  and not able to remain until work  starts. There is no other work within  fiftY miles of Hedley at present..  A Chicago Alderman Owes His Election to Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy.  "I can heartily and conscientiously  recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for affections of the throat' and  lungs; "say _-Honfi~John=i=Skenick^220  So. Peoria St., Chicago. "Two years  ago during a political campaign, I  caught cold after being overheated,  which irritated my throat and I was  finally compelled to stop, asTcculd not  speak aloud. In my extremity a friend  ?advised me to use Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy, T took two doses that afternoon and could not believe my senses  when I found the next morning the in  fiammation had largel.', subsided. I  took several doses that day, kept right  on talking through the campaign, aiid  I thank this medicine that I won my  seat in the council." This remedy is  for sale by all druggists.  COLUMBIA COLLEGE.  Founded 1892  Incoporated 1893  NEW WESTMINSTER,  B.   C.  ��� Provides a Christian home for students of both sexes at Modern rates.  Has 'a preparatory class ��� for junior  students, doing grade public school  work. Does high school work, confers  all high school privileges, and prepares  for teachers' examinations. Teaches  all branches of a practical business  course and gives diplomas. Gives a  liberal education in its collegiate  course and in the ladies'1 college course  for M.E-L. and M.L.A. in universe-  work. Can take students through the  complete arts course and the degree of  B.A. can be obtained from Toronto  University with which the college is in  full affiiliation.  For full information and terms write  Rev. W. J. Sipperell, B.A., B.D., principal; or Rev. J. P. Bowell. bursar.  There is nothing mean about the  provincial government. Once an applicant has received a civil service appointment he is sure of having sufficient work to keep him out of mischief.  George Cunningham is mining recorder and provincial constable at  Greenwood. During the vacation of  Government Agent McMynn, Mr,  Cunningham will receive an extra  salary of $25 a mouth for "doin' light  chores," a few of which are: Acting  government agent, acting gold commissioner for the Greenwood mining  district, registrar of marriages, Regis'-  trar of the county court of Yale holden  at Greenwood, clerk of the peace for,  the county of Yale, registrar of the  supreme court holden at Greenwood,  recording officer under the Cattle Act,  Greenwood cattle district, interpreter  of the mineral act���no small job in  itself, information bureau on criminal  code, etc., etc. Besides these, there  are certain social obligations incumbent on a person holding such a  large variety of important positions.  For instance, as govt, agent and gold  commissioner he will have to occasionally air a claw-hammer, lead a cotillion and play bridge; as registrar of  the supreme and county courts, he will  have to train with a fork, to be prepared in the event of being invited  to pork and beans with the judge; as  registrar of marriages, he should be  able to detect symptoms of insanity  and offer advice and sympathy to the  misguided young man; as recorder of  cattle brands, he will be required to  mingle with the ptincheis, take  "hootch" raw, and dodge all sorts of  missile's.  ^iPfe   BOUNDARV   VALLEY    LODGE  ~^ias^f~  ��� No. 3 8,1. 0. 0. F.  Meets every   Tuesday  Evening; at SOO iu tin*  I. O. 0.'._\ Hall.     A" cordial  tnvl tntion is ex  tended lo all sojourning- brethern.  W. Elson Fred B. Kor.Mics.  N. G. Rec.-Se.,  This week we- are opening  up a very choice assortment  of the following- lines:  Lace Curtains,  Sheets and  Pillow Cases,  Bead Spreds ^r  The goods are of the latest  designs and patterns, and  the price is the price of the  O I C-the lowest.  rp  A. L. WHITE & CO, Props*  <>0000000^>00<X>0<>0<>0<KK><KivOOO!  H. BUNTING  CONTRACTOR  AND BUILDER  Dealer   in   Sash,   Doors,  Turned Work and  Inside Finish,  Etc,  ESTIMATES FURNISHED.  7 ���������.���_*���_.'  O-OOOOCrOOO-OOO O-O cx> ooooooo OOO  _c^^K,-^-^^-^'-?'^-^,Jf>^?'-^'_fK'_?,^,���  1S. A. Grierson  fc  HOUSE  fc SIGN and  % ORNAMENTAL  fc  Nice Stock of Wall  Pacer to choose from  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  fc  Opposite theB. C Hotel in Building formally occupied by the  Postoflice.    Phone 15.  Its the April hatched pullets that Lay  the Fall and Winter Eggs,  This next week is the  best time to set for your April chicks.  PA NNELL   "will hatch your eggs more cheaply than you can run a small  incubator.      Having had  several years  experience  he knows  how its done.  WRITE    FOR    TERMS   FOR    FIRST   SETTING   WHIOH  COMMENCES   /Oth   MARCH.  ���    ���__���  MIDWAY, B. C.  ����l'.#v*S##-5'S##��"S.'B.('.7^  s  1ft  iii  iS       c-  LISTEN I       .  WE WANT YOUR TRADE  and are always wide awake   to  satisfy your  wants-.-not like  the policemen who sleeps his  shift through.  I For  a.  Good Dinner  or Short Order 1  1 ...Try The...  1 ...WINDSOR CAFE.  *  . ���*  _-   &  ��� "��  ��  HARRY COUTTS.0 Proprietor  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  !��� ,*���  Prop.  f'W-w-wKl  M!!!!!n.!?!Mn!H!!!!?.f?!!.!H^.^?HH^H!?!m!!!!.^!]f!.!!!?!?f!^  cLAINEl  c**��� ���***%���.  _���"*- _____ -W  O-*-��� M__---______-_^_____________���__���_���.___-___���___���M____������_���   ___1       ���   .__^--___--____--_a_-________M_��_-----M_---___----N^____---��__-____- _���_*  2____ ���****  I  S^Pf Insurance   ��  I STOCKS AND SHARES A SPECIALTY ��  EE LOCAL, AGENT FOR C. P. R. LANDS.    . ^3  H  OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE.      GREENWOOD, B. C. g  A A  .*.  _ _   _____ *  f  1  EURITOR  DEALhRS IN  CARPETS, 1  LINOLEUMS, ETC.  GREENWOOD.   V  t  -.- ���;���  ���_,��t��,t'*>��'*,i*,<*>*>t"!M_*^��!*^  *    COPPER STREET,  '______-___-____  mm  s-  W#W*~.    --K^Z'''- ������  I Greenwood, B. C. 5!  Greenwood, 1  B. C,_ BOUNDARY   OREEK mMES  (T  =^  Your house inspect our  large stock of new  Wall Papers  Prices  from 15c   per  double roll to $1.00.  Coles & Frit!  ^  I     Mrs.  W.   B.   Fleming  was  taken to  | the hospital this week  suffering  from  i appendicitis.  i  |     Geo. M  Davis came over from Nel-  business in Greenwood some years r.go. j son Wednesday and will play a clario-  Chas. Wilson, formerly merchant  tailor of this city, has accepted a position as traveler for F. J. Mitchell, of  Fernie.      Mr.   Mitchell   was   also   in  J>  TOWN TOPICS   \(  W. T. Smith returned from Spokane Sunday.  C. L. Thomet of Midway was in the  city this week.  Mrs. Chas. Wilson of Fernie was a  visitor in the city this week.  A force of men were put to work  repairing Copper street this week.  Jos. Waxtel of Nelson was on a  business trip to the city this week.  Wanted to borrow S400 on good security, for one or two years. Apply at  this office.  Born���On Tuesday the 21st inst., at  Eholt, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Rendell,  a daughter.  Boundary "Valley lodge, No. 38, I. O.  O." F., will confer the Third degree  next Tuesday evening.  The Anaconda News appeared in  an enlarged form and much improved  typographically this week.  Greenwood lodge No. 29, K. of* P.,  will advance two candidates to the  rank  of  Knight  Wednesday evening.  Tuesday evening Capt. Swain opened  his bowling alley to the , public, and  had a crowded house.  There is not a vacant dwelling in  Greenwood. This makes it interesting for the married men coming into  the city.  A. F. Thomas, of the Thomas Drug  Co,, limited, is in Spokane this week  on business connected with his company.  Jas. H. Smith returned Sunday from  Spokane, where he had gone for treat-  for his eye, which is now almost as  well as eyer.  Tomorrow, Saturday, 1st inst.,  Royer's stage wil1 commence regular  runs between Chesaw and Phoenix,  connecting with   all  passenger trains.  Members  of the city  council  have  concluded to place the amount of the  waterworks  bylaw  at $15000, the sum  ���necessary���for���the- extension^��-���the  system.  C. M. Crouse visited Midway Monday. Mr. Crouse believes, that Midway real estate will take an upward  move this season, and business will be  better than ever before.  Work was commenced Monday on  the da-m for the waterworks extension,  under the foreman_hipof Dan Stewart.  Five men are at present employed in  clearing the wash from the bedrock.  Why buy old stock when you can  ;;et 1905 styles in Wall Paper for less  l.ioney at Smith & McRae's.  ' H. M. Fullerton, representing Wilson Bror> , Victoria; W. H. Hill, Brandon; H. W. Robertson, San Francisco;  D. D. Munroe, and C Mellish, Vancouver, were among- the drnmmers iri  the city this week.  Dr. George C. Mathison of Winnipeg, is visiting his brother, Dr. R.  Mathison of this city. The doctor is  on a visit to the west for the benefit of  his health, and will probably remain  in B. C. until he fully recovers.  Gorman West leaves. Saturday to  reopen his hotel at Bull creek on the  West Fork. He will make considerable improvements to the hotel- this  spring in order to have a first-class  resort for hunting and fishing parties  during the fall and summer.  Monday last James H. Smith received a telegram conveying the sad  intelligence of the death of his mother,  Mrs. Thomas Smith, at Ticonderogo.  N. Y. His many friends in this district will sympathize him in his sad  bereavement.  For Sale���A four-acre tract, well  fenced and cleared, small frame house,  good  water,  just   outside  of western  net in the city band.  Twenty-five per cent, discount on  last year's wall paper stock at Smith  & McRae's.  D. D. Munroe, formerly of Grand  Forks, but now with the Kelly-Douglas  Co., wholesale grocers, Vancouver,  was in the city Tuesday. Mr. Munroe  while in the Boundary was a very  prominent and energetic Odd Fellow,  and while in the city Tuesday visited  the local lodge and gave instructions  in.drilling for team work.  An article appeared last week in th  Seattle Daily Times and copied in the  Nelson News, stating that Jack Kirkup  had run Jack Lucy out of Rossland  some 3*ears ago. The article also stated that Jack was a bad man���especially  with a gun. Jack has been in the  Boundary district for eight years, and  no'one has yet seen hiin with a gun.  Legal steps have been taken to  make the papers either apologize or  put up. It was news to lhe people of  yth_s district to read that Jack had ever  paraded with a bad man's outfit.  Friday evening last a meeting" was  held in the office, of the Windsor hotel  for the purpose of organizing a baseball club. There was a large attendance and considerable enthusiasm.  Following officers were  elected: K. C.  -"*__  __.  -**_.  Housi  SUPPLIES  OF ALL KINDS.  When; planning   your   spring  house-cleaning  bear   in  mind  that   we   are   headquarters  for.  4><& house-cleaning  supplies of   all kinds.    We can  j$k supply you with every thing, you need in this line'  Borax, coperas, washing compound,  ammonia, insect and vermin destroyers, carbolic acid, chloride, sulphur,  sulphur candles, furniture polish,  chamois,  L��WEST   PRICES  WHITE BR0S.  GREENWOOD, B. C  ���*_��_. DISPENSING CHEMISTS.  )"il-_|aCa_)0(_i-_l*(-i_inl  IPPiH^*  city limits.     Ideal   place   for   market I B.  Frith,  president; W.  B.  Fleming,  garden and orchard. Cash price $550,  or $600 on terms. Apply at once to  Josh Anderson, Grand Forks, B. C.  Last wreek Thos. Oxley and Thos.  Watkin, two boys 14 and 15 years of  age respectively, attempted to blow up  the Phoenix school house with dynamite. Little damage was done to the  building. The boys were lectured by  Police Magistrate Williams and allowed to go on suspended sentence.  The last B. C. Gazette contains a  notice of the appointment of Roderick  Angus Nicholson of Greenwood to be a  commissioner for taking affidavits in  the supreme court, under the Provincial Elections Act, in the Greenwood  electoral district, appointment to expire 31st December, 1905."  Thos. Pascoe arrived in the citv  Tuesday. He has been in the Yukon  country for a couple of years, but believes the Boundary is as good as any  of the mining sections of the West.  The territory around Dawson is no  longer a poor man's country, the  principal output now being from hy-.  draulicing.  Mr. E. W. Bishop of Owen Sound,  Ontario, is visiting his son, E. W.  Bishow of Greenwood. Mr. Bishop'  was one of the 'pioneer merchants of  Owen Sound, having been in business  in that town for upwards of thirty  3*ears. This is Mr. Bishop's first visit  to the mining camps of the west, although he was for a number of years  a resident of Manitoba. He will probably remain in this distiict about a  a year.   Jos. Devlin arrived m_the_city_last  week from the north. Mr. Devlin was  one of the original owners of the Minnie Healy at Butte, Mont., which he  and his brother sold for nearly $100,000.  Some years ago he came to this district  and purchased W. J. Nelson's interest  in the Black Diamond and Standard  in Beaver camp, on the West Fork of  Kettle river. After doing some work  on these properties he went to Alaska.  He expects to go north again this  summer.   .,  vice-president; A. F. Thomas, secretary-treasurer; H. Madden, captain:  and manager; committee, Messrs.  Dill, Coles and Haynes. The membership fee. has been placed at . $1.  There will be a meeting this evening  for the purpose, of completing organization and outlining the season's  programme.  New stock of Winchester rifles and  shot guns, $5.00 to $25.00 at - Hunter-  Kendrick Co., Ltd. ,,..  There will be a meeting of the  Midway Thirteen club���or the remnants of it���in CrowelPs hotel1 tomorrow (Saturday) evening, at 8 o'clock.  The club was organized in October,  1895. There never has beeti a stated  time of meeting, the members coming  together when occasion demanded.  Of the original members of the club  one is in Bisbee, Arizona, one in Port  Arthur, Ont., one in Vancouver, one  at Hedley City, two on the West-Fork,  one in South Africa, and the balance  in the Boundary. All are this side of  the "great divide." The meeting  Saturday night is to give one of the  members, who is leaving the district,  the usual "send-off."  For Sale���First-class piano, less  than half price. For particulars apply  to Wm. Fleming. .  On Monday of last week John Riordan, who has been secretary of the  Phoenix Miners'Junion since its organization, nearly six years ago, left for  Chicago, where he has accepted a position with the American Federation of  Labor. Saturday evening previous to  their departure a reception was tendered Mr. and Mrs. Riordan in the Union  liall. To Messrs. -.iordan of Phoenix  and M Kane of Greenwood, is due the  credit of smoothing ever the differences  between the Mine Owners' Association  and the men, during the period when  strikes were occurring in every other  camp in the province, and not only the  miners, but the mine owners as well,  will feel that the district has suffered a  great loss in the departure of Mr.  Riordan. > He has the best wishes of  all for future success.  GUNTHER'S  E are now receiving at our stores regular  shipments of these famous candies. The  only difference between these goods and other  first-class makes is���with the others you get a  very pretty package and a very little candy, and  with ours you get a lot of good candy and a very  plain package.  ..IN THE  ��� _���.  HAVE YOU SEEN THE FINE ADVERTIS/  ING SPACES IN THE ANACONDA NEWS ?  ONLY A FEW LEFT, AND THOSE GOING  FAST, BETTER INQUIRE RIGHT AWAY  OR YOU WILL BE TOO LATE.  Gall Up 'Phone No. p  WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  Sole Agents for PABST FAMOUS BEER.  Build up Your System With Iron Brew  JAS. McCREATH, Prop.,   Greeenwood  3  WALL PAPER  1905 STYLES  ""NEW STOCK  THE   LATEST   CREATION   IN   WALL  PAPER FOR  HOME DECORATION  WHILE IT LASTS WE OFFER YOU  ���25 PER CENT OFF  on what remains of last year's stock, ingrains excepted, Bargains in remnants. We invite your inspection of our stock.  Let us measure up your rooms and show you how cheaply good  work can be done.     We guarantee you first-class workmanship.  Smith S��  McRae  Books,  Stationery,   Wall  Paper,   Photo   Supplies.

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