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 I *.'  .,  I  y '.#.m)  y'y^'i  <v  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District,  t_  o.  Vol. VIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1900.  OB CO  ���^O. %?  H:  \ '       6,-0)       17 6  vl v.O ID  y**/t\r.M.p.oiS/?.  JOHNSON.  That,   you   make   a  close examination of  the Special drives inX X X  -AT  en's Suits  Slioes  Furnishings  THE  9*9*****9*********  "St* *  9*  9*  *�����  9*  99  A. H. SPERRY  COMPANY, LIMITED.  ���j GENERAL MERCHANDISE  99  *��*  ���'��*  ��#  **  ���ft*  .***��.<.*��<..**��<. #������<(����-!-��###��<.#��#-!! ��-*)l<(4)(��<(������00��)i-����##��4.#jj.��<.  GOODS  DELIVERED :  TO ALL PARTS  OF   THE   CITY  AND DISTRICT  Times are  f:L:  ing to Pick-up....  And in view of an increase in  Business  we will receive  ..FRESH FISH TWICE PER WEEK..  TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS.  Fresh Poultry Every Thursday Phone Us Youi Order.  (        PROMPT  DELIVERY   IS  PUB   MOTTO.        )   _1_��:_.0|li-MH.��.- -A- ��f&  and  ....HAVE ARRIVED.,..  - - C. 811. emiey $ go  Furniture. Carpets. Linoleums, Toilet Sets, Pictures and  ,,,. Wail Mouldings. ....  -UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS -  *  ��  9  9  9  9  9  9  ���"*������  9  9  9  I  .*  ��'  ��  .ftft  0auitiefld.  Camont  ���������  We Handle all Kinds  .<-. - ���    . ���-.  -I  of Shelf and Heavy  Hardware. X ,X X  GetYour Supply of Builders' Hardware,  Doors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  Plasters' Hair From Us.  ^^ESTlftATlS.GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING.SSS  7,4 "tr Superintendent Refers to the Speech He Made  at the Banpuef Last Year and Thinks that He Was Not  "Talking Through His Kat''---What the Mother  Lode ij and What the Granby Smelter Has  Proved���Another Big Strike at the Mine,  Mr, Johnson Presents Some  Interesting Figures^ /  It is some fourteen months, since Mr.  Paul Johnson, M. E., delivered a  famous speech at a banquet tendered  him by-the citizens of Greenwood. He  stated that the biggest mines on the  continent were around Greenwood,  that here was a place that would  beat Butte, that the ores were self-  fluxing, that this advantage together  with the enormous ore bodies made  Boundary the greatest mining district  in the world. There were many who  scoffed at Mr. Johnson's statements  and a few wiseacres maintained that  he was "talking through his hat."  The Times believing that a gentleman of Mr. Johnson's standing- as a  mining and smelting man knew -what  he was talking about and week after  week published "Gems from Paul  Johnson." For this it was charged  with unduly booming the district.  Time has demonstrated that Mr-  Johnson took an intelligent and far-  seeing view of the possibilities of the  district, He dropped into the office  thia week and a Times representative  turning up the files of the paper asked  him to read a report of his speech.  Mr. Johnson did so.  . "Were you talking through your hat,  Mr. Johnson?"  The genial superintendent laughed  heartily. "Let us see," said he, -"that  was in August last year. There has  been some big changes since then. All  the development goes to prove that my  statements' were well within thc mark.  ."Now aa to the ^biggest mines on the  continent'," continued Mr. Johnson.  "Let us do-some figuring as far as the  Mother Lode is concerned. By thew-ay  have you heard of .the new strike on  the Mother Lcde? * An upraise is being  run to connect the. 300-foot with the  200-foot level. This is' in magnetite  with- chalcopyrite' running from 6 to  7 per cent copper and $4 to $5 in gold.  We have "the same ore in-a 40-foot  wine from the 200-foot. It is different  from the other ore carrying higher  copper values. Now as to figures. We  have one ore body of smelting ore 3S0  'feet long, 300 feet high and 100 feet  wide above the 200-foot level, thia  makes 10,500,000 cubic feet of ore or  nearly 900,000 tons of ore. Between  the -200-foot and 300-foot level there is  a proven ore body 250 feet long, 20 feet  wide and 100 feet high, making at least  50,000 tons of ore. All of this is north  of the shaft. The amount of ore south  of ~the~"shaft~we~bave not determined  ^9*******9*i^p****^*V************��****************it****  ....THIS CUT SHOWS OUR....  Letter Press  It Is'the Best  Press In  the  Market,  a*ud Costs Yoi} Less Money.  LETTER COPYING BOOKS,  BATHS, OILED SHEETS,  BRUSHES ETC., ETC.  Always in Stock.  Smith  & McRae,  Books, Stationery, Offico Supplies  and Wa41 Paper7        ~~  Phcae V, & N,7 34,  but we are safe in saying there are 1,-  000,000 tons of smelting ore in sight.  By making similar calculations in  reference to^ the Knob Hill and Ironsides and other mines, I think.I was  safe in saying that we have here some  of the biggest mines on the continent.  "I also stated last year that the ores  were self-fluxing and some people  doubted the statement. The Granby  smelter has been treating 300 tons a  day without fluxes of any kind. The  greater portion of the Boundary ores  are blessed with plenty of iron and  lime and are consequently self-fluxing.  Actual smelting has demonstrated the  truth of my Statement. But few people outside of those actively.engaged  in the smelting industry realize this  great advantage. One furnace can  treat at least 50 per cent more self-  fluxing ore than those requiring fluxes  and consequently 50 per cent less fuel  is required. As fuel entails at least 60  per cent of the cost of smelting, the  advantage can be readily, seen. This  is a distinct advantage that Boundary  possesses over Rossland as a mining  distnet."    .  "I could quote further facts to prove  that the statements I made last year  were all within the mark. As time  progresses, when our smelter and other  smelters are running, when'more development work is done in the mines,  I am confident that I made no false  estimates of the possibilities of Boundary district.",  Mr. Johnson also gave some particulars regarding the smelter. Gus  Sunberg, who was head chemist for  the Gugberheimrs in Mexico, has  charge of the laboratory which will be  ready in a few days, all the apparatus  having arrived. Thebig blower is in  place and the men are now busy putting  in a floor for coke and coal. The  Crane company has shipped 3,000 feet  of 8-inch water pipe to carry water  from Copper creek to the smelter. The  Allis company .Jias notified that the  sampling plaufwas shipped on October  1st and that in 14 days all the machinery  for the smelter will be shipped. As  everything is in readiness to receive  it, Mr. Johnson ha6 fixed December  1st as the date when the big smelter  will be blown in. The sampling plant  was shipped first because Mr. Johnson  is anxious to have that in operation as  early" as possible. The sampler is a  large one, having a capacity of 600  tons"daily. ~    ~   **"   **       __  - -  Four cars of ore have been shipped  from the Mother Lode and four more  are ready for shipment. This ore was  shipped to make room for a large  building that will be used for sorting ore. It will also contain a big  crusher with a capacity of 40 tons an  hour.   ������..''���  At the mine preparations'are being  made to receive the 35-drill compressor  which is now en route from the factory  in the east. This will give the mine  45 drills. Mr. Johnson figures that  each drill can break_40 tons evey every  24 hours, and, leaving 10 drills for development work, the 35 drills can break  1,400 tons of shipping ore daily,  From the above it will be seen that  it is only a question of a short time  until the Greenwood smelter is in full  blast. Behind the smelter is the  Mother Lode mine ready to ship it any  quantity of ore, and there arc other  mines, too, ready to ship to the smelter.  BANK OFFICIALS  ance. Greenwood looks like a safe  place to do a banking--business in. I  visited Rossland and Nelson before  and note a remarkable .progress made  ih these cities aiid judging from appearances the growth of Greenwood  has been equally satisfactory. The east  is now taking a lively interest in your  mines. In the past, they dealt principally in stock with results that were  unsatisfactory to the investors, but  now they are getting directly interested in your mines and are well  pleased with their investments. This  offers encouragement for the further  investment of capital and as the country gets developed your town is sure to  grow into a large and permanent city.  I would like to remain longer here, but  so much time is lost in travelling that  my stay at ciich branch must be brief.  I like Greenwood, it has a substantial,  healthy appearance." ...       '  That Greenwood is to be a great  bunsiiiess center has already been announced by prominent ..mining men.  Those who are more intimately associated with the development of the  mineral resources of the district are  unanimously of the opinion that Boundary is going to be a very important  mining district and its chief business  center will be Greenwood. The mining magnates are right, but whether  right or wrong the fact that they hold  those - opinions means much for the  city. But they are not alone in their  views. The prominent financial men  think the same so that Greenwood  possesses the confidence of the two  principal factors in the development of  a mining district and its metropolis���  the men possessing a knowledge of the  wealth of its mineral resources and the  men who direct the affairs of thebig  financial institutions of the country.  Among the latter is J. H. Plummer,  assistant general-manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce. Mr. Plum-  mer's headquarters are in Toronto.  He has been'in the west for some time,  looking after the details of the absorption of the Bank of British Columbia  by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.  The deal is practically consummated  but certain legal formalities will prevent the taking over of the branches  of the Bank of British Columbia until  about the first of the year. Mr. Plummer arrived in the city on Saturday  and registered at the Armstrong. He  was accompanied by hi��. daughter*,  Miss Plummer, D. A. Cameron, formerly manager of the branch here but  now manager at Seattle, and T. G.  Holt, manager of the Bank of British  Columbia at Nelson. The party visited  Phoenix and other mining camps and  left for Grand Forks on Monday. The  visit was Mr. Plummer's first to the  Boundary. He was well pleased with  the mining outlook and delighted with  Greenwood. He expressed the view  that the future of Greenwood was as-  assured, and that since the permanency of the Boundary as a mining district was practically established, the  growth of its metropolis, Greenwood,  was sure to be healthy and rapid.  From a banking point of view, he was  quite satisfied with the business transacted here and he believed that in a  short" time "one" of the~m"ost important  of the bank's branches will b.e that at  Greenwood.  The party visited the Greenwood  smelter and when they left here intended to visit the Granby smelter at  Grand Forks. Today Mr. Smythe,  the local manager, left for Cranbrook and Fort Steele to show Mr.  Plummer that section of the province.  President   Shaugnessy   and  Other Officials  PAY GREENWOOD A VISIT  DEMAND FOR LABOR.  Prominent Officers of the B, of M.  andC, B. C. tn the City.  A. McNider, inspector of branches  of the Bank of Montreal, paid the local  branch a.n official visit and left for the  east today. Representing the strongest  financial institution, in Canada, a  Times representative was anxious to  get his views regarding Greenwood  and the Boundary district. "'This is  my first visit here," courteously replied Mr, McNider to the inquiry of the  newspaper man, "and of course I cannot make a comparison, but I was surprised and delighted at the substantial  appearance of the city. I had no idea  that it was a place of .such import-  Mr. Shaugnessy is Satisfied With the  Outlook and Announces that British Columbia is Going* to Be  Boosted by the Bisr Railway Company.  "British Columbia is all right, and  Boundary is all right, and your town  looks all right," said President T. G.  Shaugnessy, of the Canadian Pacific  Railway company, as he stepped off  his car at Greenwood Sunday morning  and viewed the city from the railway  station. "If the wonderful mineral  resources of this province are not developed it will not be the fault of the  C.P. R.," he continued. "We intend  to keep up with the times and do everything to entourage the mining industry." Mr. Shaugnessy was accompanied by R. B. Angus, 13.'B, Osier  a.nd W. H. Matthews, directors of the  C. P. R.; William Whyte, manager of  lines west of Fort William; W. R.Baker, executive agent at Winnipeg:  P. A.- Eeterson, chief engineer of the  system; and J. R. Nelson, private secretary; R. Marpole, generel superintendent; Captain J. W. Troup, district  superintendent; G. McL. Brown, executive agent at Vancouver; H. J.  Cambie, district resident engineer;  John G. Sullivan, district construction engineer, and other Kootenay  officials. As their time was .limited  they did not spend any time in the  city but went down to Midway and on  the return trip viewed.the site of the  Pyritic smelter. Mr. Shaugnessy described the site as an ideal one and  promised al! ore spur lines required  as soon as desired by the company.  The party got off the train at the  Greenwood smelter, and in company  with Paul Johnson,'M. E., the superintendent, inspected the site and buildings. 7 Mr. Shaugnessy again expressed his satisfaction at the preparations that are being made for treating  ore on a large scale. Mr. Johnson expressed a doubt regarding securing  regular ore cars for hauling ore from  the mines. "Don't let that worry, jrou,  Mr. Johnson," the president replied.  "We are going to give you all the ore  cars you want."  The party left the city about noon  Sunday, visiting Phoenix and the  Granby smelter and then proceeding  to Robson.  THE CITY COUNCIL  If there is an idle man in the city it  is uot because there is no work for him.  There is active demand for labor of all  kinds. The townsite company and the  C. P. R. are deepening Boundary creek  above Deadwood and as it is urgent  that this work should be done hurriedly,.a large force of men is being employed. The Standard Prystic Smelting Company are also putting on men  daily, at least 25 being now employed  at the site. They are busy excavating  for the main building, which will occupy a space 146 feet long and 100 feet  wide. Men arc also busy quarrying  rock for the retaining walls and W. J.  Wartnian is burning a kiln of lime-for  use at the smelter. A C. P. R. engineer will be here shortly to survey the  spur lines to the smelter.  Massam & Laidlaw have plotted a  smelter addition and have already sold  a number of lots. Buildings are being  erected. Lewis & Lowery, the former  of whom kept the Golden Crown boarding house, have erected a large two  story hotel that is almost ready for  occupation. Mrs. Larkin of Greenwood is also building a two story  boarding house. Other buildings will  also be erected so that in a short time  there will be a thriving smelter suburb  to Greenwood.  -  (  .  -' -  "1  ***��>  *-��'���-  In the absence of Mayor Hardy, AM. _-  Sutherland   occupied the chair at the  regular meeting' of   the  city council  Monday evening, Aid. Galloway, Bannerman,  Sullivan  and Cropley were  present.__-.Ald___Cropley7mpvedand _ Aid.   Sullivan seconded that the motion referring to road tax be rescinded. This  was carried.  . Rendell & Co. wrote in reference to  their suit, the offer made being agreed  to in the following resolution passed  by the council,, except Rendell & Co.  asked for a six months' note and the  council offers a nine months' note:  . Moved by Aid. Galloway, seconded  by Aid. Bannerman: "Whereas Geo.  Arthur Rendell and Ralph Smailes  have recovered judgment against the  city of Greenwood for $6,500 and costs  and the city of Greenwood has appealed from the said judgment which  said appeal is now pending and where- ���  as it has been agreed between the said  Rendell and Smailes and the said .city  that the said city should pay Rendell .��  and Smailes $5,000 in full settlement-. ������%  within nine months from the date"'-'  hereof with interest at 7 per cent per  annum until paid and should discontinue the appeal; be it therefore resolved, that the mayor and city clerk;  execute a proper agreement under the  seal of the corporation with Rendell  and Smailes, embodying such agreement and acknowledging such indebtedness of $5,000 and Uterest and  agreeing* to pay same within nine  months and to such promissory notes as  may be deemed advisable as collateral '..-���  security and that the mayor and city  clerk be and they are hereby authorized to sign such notes or any renewal  thereof."  The city council also passed a resolution agreeing to not interfere with  the sidewalk opposite the Rendell  block during their tenure of office. I!  The citv traded teams with E. jy.  Nash, giving $250 and the city fire  team for a team of Nash's.  The by-law establishing grades was  introduced and read a first time and  second time.  The council instructed Wilson to  solder amd paint roof of city hall for  ��27.   .- .-  A _��� .    -��� -- .���l^t...*..---''--v.,t->y ':y-y   -.-������-���..- -.. y-< .. rl\^rfi^y^fe^^;��^  7Ty7fei��lIirr  :7--':".y- ^'^'���^���t^v?*-?.'^'--1  . yyty  October 3, 1906.  _-__-_:  -���.'���jr*~.'S,x>,..\-  Wmmoc& WsMiA ^iMiji.  A Prize Essay  On  the   care   of the  Teeth by Dr. De Voe*  in   the   Cosmopolitan  for October, is worthy  of your attention.  Read it carefully.  DR. R. MATHISON.  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Block,     GREENWOOD  0>e  Uleekiy Cimes.  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Conn-any, Limited.  DT3..-CA.N Ross Editor.  WkDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, WOO.  THE PROVINCIAL CANDIDATES,  There will be a close contest in  every constituency in the province.  In Yale-Cariboo, as has already been  stated, both candidates are on an even  footing, so far as they are personally  concerned. The electors are pretty  evenly divided into Liberals and Conservatives. Mr. Galliher has the advantage of suppoitiug the party in  power and the still more decided advantage of supporting a party whose  record has been the cleanest and  brightest since confederation. The  ���Liberals ��� under Sir Wilfrid Laurier  have done more towards securing a  recognition of Canadian claims to  greatness among the nations of the  earth and towards increasing the good  feeling that existed between the mother  country and her colonies. The Laurier  government has in every possible way  encouraged the development of the almost illimitable natural resources of  this great country, it has removed internal strife and dissension and has in  every possible way exerted its influence  in making the people happy and prosperous. The electors of Yale-Cariboo  are possessed of more than ordinary  intelligence and .independence, so far  as the politics of the country are concerned, so that the good record of-the  .Liberal party,* together with the advantage .'of being in power, will aid Mr.  Galliher in winning the election.  In other districts, the contests will  be unusually interesting. Geo. R.  Maxwell is again the Liberal standard bearer. He is a clever platform  speaker and an active and aggressive-  campaigner. In 1896 he had the advantage of having two Conservative  opponents, Messrs. Cowan and Bowser,  who split the Conservative vote. It is  generally conceded that his opponent  in the coming contest will be Francis  Curter-Cotton. He has plenty of ability,  ���inany_strpng eue.mies, and some strong  friends. Conservatives as a rulV vote  Conservative,and,if in this respect they  carry out the traditionsrof their party,  Mr. Cotton is likely to give Mr. Maxwell considerable trouble-  The Conservatives have not yet  found a man to oppose Aulay Morrison  in New Westminister. .He ia an exceptionally strong candidate and in a  fair fight will have an easy victory,  but there are certain rumors that the  fishermen, who are numerous in the  district, intend running a labor candidate. Now the fishermen have not  the slightest chance of electing their  man but they might succeed in electing a good Conservative who is  generally the enemy of labor and labor  interests.  In this connection reference can very  properly be made to laboring men's  folly in allowing loud-mouthed agitators who are strangers to labor in  dishing up their politics to them.  There is considerable talk of a labor  candidate in this district. Such a  candidature cannot possibly prove successful. The only chance for a labor  man to run is Nanaimo, where Ralph  Smith will receive the endorsation of  the Liberal party. Labor men have a  perfect right to run candidates where  they have any hope of winning, but it  is folly on their part to play into the  hands of their enemy by running  labor candidates to defeat those who  would be their friends. -  Coming back to candidates,  there is  likely to be a three-cornered fight in  Nanaimo district, or Vancouver district  as it is officially called. Here W.  Sloane, a Nanaimo man who made a  forthne in Klondike, has sectored the  nomination of a quasi-independent  Liberal convention. The rank and  file Liberals refuse to endorse Mr.  Sloane and along with the labor< men  are anxious to nominate Ralph Smith,  M. P. P. W. W. B. Mclnnes is supporting Mr. Sloane and as the clan  Mclnnes do not feel very friendly  towards the Liberal government these  days, it can be taken for granted that  Mr. Sloane's candidature is not satisfactory to the Liberal leaders: The  Conservatives have nominated Jtl6:  Bryden, ex-M. P. P;, brother-in-law of  Premier Dunsmuir, and superintendent  of the Dunsmuir cdlliefies. Rai_J_i  Smith can defeat both candidates if  the laboring men stick together;  Iu Victoria, Col. Prior and Thomas  Earle are again the Conservative candidates. They have represented the  city for many years and are considered  by their political friends invincible.  The Liberals have secured two strong  candidates in Geo. Riley and R. L-  Drury. Geo. Riley has been president  of the Victoria Liberal association for  many years. He has plenty of good  common sense. He knows how to  electioneer and his friends, the enemy,  want to watch the quite, affable, unassuming gentleman who is the Liberal  candidate at Victoria. If George Riley  can not win in Victoria, it is simply  because the city is beyond redemption.  His colleague is a bright, young business man who has already occupied  some public positions at the capital.  What the result vnll be no man can  determine. The provi'ice has always  been considered Conservative but with  the prestige which a successful government gives, it is quite possible that  the six seats may return Liberal mem  bers.  EDITORIAL NOTES.  Thb Bank of British North America  continues to show steady and continuous progress, as the statement in  detail in another part of this paper  gives evidence. The deposits and current accounts show an increase ot  ��249,000 ($1,245,000); the notes in circulation have increased ��104,000 ($520,-  000), the total now being ��534,000, compared with ��430,000 in December, and  with ��325,000 in June, 1899. This increase, as the directors remark, is quite  exceptional, and is due partly to the  general activity of trade in. the Dominion, but more particularly to the  amount of notes required for the purchase of gold dust and other purposes  at the bank's recently established  northern branches. The Bank of  British North America hlfs always had,  very deservedly, a most high reputation, and the present statement will  give much satisfaction to 'its many  friends and customers.  With a poor wheat crop in Manitoba  and the Northwest Territories, the  Canadian Pacific is compelled to fall  back on the mining districts of British  Columbia for traffic that will pa3r, and  the president of that greatest of Canada's industrial enterprises knows that  every good word that he can say regarding our mining resources will  bear fruit. The tonnage of ore from  mines dirrctly tributary to his company's lines in Kootenay and Southern  Yale is increasing every day, and it is  not at all visionary to predict that  next year it will be double what it will  be this year. The handling of 5,000  tons of raw ore a day from mines to  smelters; short haul as it will be.means  a million.. dollars a year in freight  charges, and another million dollars a  year for the haulage of goods and supplies to the mines, smelters, and the  people who work in or around them.  Is it any wonder, then, that far-seeing  railway men, like Mr. Shaughnessy,  are "boosting" British Columbia.���  Nelson Tribune.  EDITOR'S AWFUL PLIGHT.  F. M. Higgins, editor Seneca (111.,)  News, was afflicted for years with piles  that no doctor or remedy helped until  he tried Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the  best in the world. He writes, two  boxes wholly cured him. Infallible for  piles. Cure guaranteed. Only 25c.  old by Miller Bros.,    druggists.  Do you owe the Greenwood Times  $2. Your subscription lafcle will tell  you. Subscriptions payable in ad-  vauce.  Boundary  Valley   Lodge  No. 38. l.O.O.F.  EETS every Tuesday  _   Evening   at 8.00 in  tlieir lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.  A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning breth-  ���*rn. Duncan Koss, N.G.  J. J. Guixby, Rec. Sec  W  A,  A.   F.   &  A.   M.  GREENWOOD L.ODGE, A. F. & A 'M  Regular Communication- first Thursday in  every month. Sojourning bretlirou cordially  invited. R. F. COATES.  A. S. Black. W. M Secretary  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT & SHAW.  Barristers, Soucitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address:   "hallett."  Codes  \ Bfedf-.rd M'Ne.ll's   QMe���i.oOD,  J Moreing & Neal's  I Lieiber's.  I. H. HALLETT.  s. c.  H. C. SHAW.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Sowcitors,  .    Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Over-Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  J. P. M��LEOD.  Barrister and. Solicitor,  Notary Public, etc.  Offices: Wallace-Miller block, Greeuwood,__.C.  --....'.^XlSmnlSSni-*  '���_*-_-)-_  /���-. ���-.-  ass  yQRBES M. KERBY, C. E.  Provincial L,and Surveyor.  Offices:   Greenwood, B. C.'  also J, A. Unsworth's Store, MidWiy, B. C.  F. W. GROVES,  D Civil and ' Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  greenwood, b.c.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  CHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion    and J Provincial  __,and Surveyor.  GREENWOOD.    ;      ;      ;      ;   B.   O.  BAUER & ASHCROFT,  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining and Civil Enelneerlug.  Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Eiigliieerlutf Surveys  W. A. OAUERl O.E., P.L'.'S. A. E. ASHCROFT CE iP.LS  VANCOUVER SREENXVOOD  Wood   Block,   next  door    to    Custom   office,  GREENWOOD, B. C  nkEt-t-t-t  lftcDonnell $ Co,  Mines-"  and Real Estate  Greenwood and Myers Creek,  Che Queen..  Cigar Co  ���������������  Clarendon Hotel Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  For Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Wholesale and Retail.  I. ROBT. JACOBS, Manager  CANADIAN  A���_ SOO LINE  RENOWNED.  "  "Imperial Limited"  MM  With direct connecting service to  and from  ���- Boundary Greek���^���  and Kettle River District.  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Arrowhead and Kootenay Landing-.  Tourist cars pass Medicine Hat daily for St.  Paul, Saturdays for Montreal and Boston,  gondays aud Thursdays for Toronto. Same  cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Ex. Sun. Daily Tram Ex. Sun.  11:45 lv Greenwood ar 22:30  For rates, tickets, and lull information apply to agent Greenwood, B.C., or  W. T. Anderson,.   ��� E. f. Coylc,  T.P.A.,.Nesoii, B.C.   A.G.P.A. Vancouver.B.C  SWAM HOUSE  Comfortable furnished rooms.  Private Board. Home Cooking. Board and room from  $7 a week and upwards.  -%  Established 186 2^  &&_;������ ���  %iifftt'y-' .-  ���>�� V*_ ' _-- ��� ���  i-ftj.i '.���-*���,  *tt*i.;.-  Fur_niture  Carpets-  Linoleums  CoiR Carpet  Curtains  Wallpape  Complete House Furnishings.- ���-  >=ZQCF*.  A  large  stock of Fine  and  Medium  Priced Goods iu above lines.  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  -H-  iSi^----'-  M.  THE  BANK   OF  ���I   .  ���  Established in 1836.   .  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital.... --$4,866,666  Reserve Fund $1,581,666  London Office:  3 Clement's Lare, Lombard Street, E. C  CODRT OF  DIRECTORS'.:!!  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter/Gaspard'  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Hearv I. R. Partefc  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J.B. Keuf '   ford, Fred Lubbock, George D^  Secretary, A. G; Wall-fj.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st., Montreal  H. Stikeman, general manager.  J. Elmsley, Inspector.  ��_  <��1  ��-  <��_.  <��1  <��*  ��_  <��*  CF*  Cr*  <��?  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  (F*  ygaar^^ -  Capital, all paid up, $12,000,000.  99  $7,000,'000.  President:   Lokd Stkathcona and Mount Ro'yax,  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drommond.  General Manager:   E. S   CLonSTON.  Branches in London, Eng. jcuiJV7cffla:.' 5ew tort,- Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling- Exchange and Cable Transfers :  Travellers.' Credits, available in aay part'of the world;  Greenwoqi Branclu yFv J. FINUCANE, Manager.  Grant Commercial an  mmsMMmscm  fe__>  Hx  fed?  *=��  H.  *=*2  *=%  Hx  *=%  *=%  *=%  *���%  *=_?  Hi  \  Branches in Cana.oa:  London, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto,'  Moutreal. Ottawa. Kingston, Qnebec.tiSt. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Frederlcton.N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver,Ross.and, Kaslo,  Aslicroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  __GKNTS IN THK UNITED STATES:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawson and J. C. Welsh, agents. San  Pra'uc'tsco���(124 Sansoriie street) H." J. Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank of England and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. A stralia���  Union Bank of Australia.��NewZealand���Unioii  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.'  India, China and Japan���Chartared Mercantile  Bank of India, Loudon and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Parls-Marcua.d.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnals.  J. ANDERSON, Manager, Greenwood   B. C  The.  Market -  Fresh Beet Pork.  Mutton, Fish, Etc,,  Always on Hand.  ...H. ull  PROPRIETOR.  COPPER ' STREET.  R. B.  munroe. *  *-%r    v    --v  CHOICE CIGARS AND  TOBACCOS XXX'-x  FINE���        ���*'  eyinve  AND TRUST CO,, LIMITED LIABILITY.  REPRESENTING: -  PHOENIX  FIRE- ASSURANCE CO.,  OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  OF TORONTO.  WESTERN ASSURANCE CO.,  BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE CO.;  OP TORONTO  LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE  ASSURANCE CO., OF LONDON, ENGLAND,  BIRKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN CO..  'Q OF TORONTO.  i*  ":/���      :       :       :        Manager.  GEO. R. NADEN,  CABLB ADDRESS :  MAORI.  code :  morking & nkal.  I  THOS. MILLER, Mgr.  TO LET':  .Building- suitable for Stores or offices.    I<ot on Copper Street,  business  centre.  FOR SALE:   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of payment.  GREENWOOD,  B. C.  li 1  ft  COMPANY.  LIMITED.      R. GREIGER, MGR.  XXX Agents For>abst Beer, xxx  Complete Line Bar Supplies. - ....G^EEA/WObL  alacc  Harvey & Robins, Proprietors.  .11  -tff-      **ym     -^_f  Vfc.    ���*<     ^v  News Papers, Periodicals,  Circulating Library. Fancy  Goods, CancUes, Etc., Etc.  *K> ���      ^*\,        mVXi  COPPER STREET  ey io loq  ON REAL ESTATE  Cbe Best Stock* Che neatest Rigs.  Copper Street Greenwood,  TKE BEST-BEER IN_TOWN IS MADE BY  THE ELMORN  PORTMAN BROS, & CO.,  '       Proprietors.  ASK FOR  IIlItBl  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It I It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER. B. C. 733 Pender St  Also NELSON, B. C.  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces,  Tire Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware,Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals  and all other Assayers'and Miuers' requirements. Sole agents for Morgan Crucible Company,  Battersea and Standard Firebrick Co., Crucibles and Monies. Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.  Catalogue and full particularr sent on application. ���.  Braun's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines.  ��� ��� .- ���   . .  BARRISTER AHD SOLICITOR  e /4. Wallace-Miller gfoc&rc-  MIDWAY, B. C.  First-Class Accommodation. Best BrandJtiqtuors and Cigars  THOS. McATJI*AY,-Proprietor.   - T '      '     ��� ���* ly*  --_-*"'-;, ;  1 -'*.': t.  a  ,)  *HE GfcMNWOOl) WEEKLY TIMES  October 3, i960.  [OI**. ICIAL   REPORT.]  THE BAffi OF BMISfllORTH AMERICA.  Balance Sheet 30th June 1900  Dr.  To capital..' .........:....-���...;-....-��� .-- -���:���  20,000 sliares of ��50 aeacli fully paid  To reserve fund - ���   To deposits and current accounts....... -   To notes in circulation     :   To bills payable and other.-liabilities....   To rebate account :.    ��� -���������-.������-.--���--::���....  To profit ami loss account���        ���','-,'_._  Balance brought forward from 30lh ol.ue-  cumber,.IS. ��������� ...:.:*..........  Dividend paid April, 1900 .-: ........   Net profit for the half-year ending Ull3 date,  after "deducting all ciirrenf charges,, and  providing lor bad and doubtful debts.:-........���  Deduct:     Subscription  to Ot- ,. ,  tawa  coullagrntiou .fund....../"   513      14      0  Reserved to meet expenditure ���       _  or. premises account..    3,000       0      0  Transferred  to Officers' Widows' and Orphans* Fund       433       6      x.  Transferred  to   Officers'   Life  '���-insurance-fund......       382       4      6  ���  ��  s.  d. .  ��  1-��<*00,_00  s.  0  d.  .0  325,000  3,158,372  534,748  2,264,451  . 13,355  0 .  15  10  7  12  0  . 7  10  10  11  36,.00  30,900'  17 !  0  6  0  -  6,900  17 .  6  37,240  7 ���'-  -.5  A ; : :  FINE L-INtO OF, ..  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos and Pouches.  JUST RECEIVED.  ��� ;44,141  n  Balance available for October dividend..  4,329  Cr- - o        *    "V   >   "  Bvcash'aiid specie at bauhers and   lu hand    1,153,981  By cash al call aud short notice       921,389  Bv Investments���  'Consols ��170,000 at 90 ��157,500  National war loan, ��50,000 at 90, part ��� ���  p-id      17,500  S.  - 18*  9  d.  4  3  Other securities    By bills receivable, loans on security, aud accounts. .-.-' .......  By bank premises, etc., in London, and at the  branches...*.'..' ...V.    Noti*���The  latest  monthly  returns   received  from Dawson Citv, Atlin aud Bennett, are  .    those of the 31stof May, _.(K>, and tlie figures  of those returns are in .'reduced Into this ac-  '   iount.   The balance of the transactions foe.  June with those branches lias been carried to  a suspense Ace, pending tlie rcceipt of the  June accounts.  175,000  82,980  0  12  39,812 0  ��7,335,740 7  �� a.'.  2,075,371 7  257,980    12  4,883,925      8  118,462     18  .��7,335,740  We have exami  returns from the brauc  London, 21st August, WOO.  tied the above balance sheet with the Books in Londou, and the certified  dies, and find it to present a true statement of the bank's* affairs.  Edwin Waterhouse,    ,  -Gl-OKGE Sneath, '  Auditors.  Of the firm of  Price, Waterhouse & Co.,  Chartered Accountants.  Coryell's   Map   of   Wellington   Camp  ���:.���.  '..���'���; $i:oo.  ���������� ; . ____,    ���^��  ..1  )  DRUGGIST, ���������::��� -7 MIDWAY, B. C.  R. P. Rithet & Co.  LIMITED.  . . aps  WHOLESALE   GROCERS}  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS.  . -*\  Head Office and Works at  Belleviw.-;, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  TraII., B.C.  ACHINERY  THE  (tttAC (ItlACHINE Co��� Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors, Roc Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works,  Our  Shops  at Trail are most complete,  consequently we are  in  a position  to handle all  kinds of Repairs.    If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buying-repairs, then  USE   OURS. J. p. BYERS, Mer.,Trail.B.C   ���_��;  ^auaiaiaiiaiaiiuuuiiiiaiuuukuuiuiauuuiuiiuiiiiaiuuiiiuiiuiuuiiuiuuuuuukuaui^  ��$4--*$-���<& ���$,,$. 4.4.4. .4.4.4.���g^4**-&*8��.4*<&---$* 'ir4-*k 4*- *h ���$- 4�� 4"4��4��-fr4��4��*l,**+4��*3(5  VICTORIA, B.  C.<  11�� *** m * ��i����i������ m * �������*����� ��� �����*  THE BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA  [From the Money Market Review of September 8,1900.  "���-.(  The general meeting- of this bank  waa held on Tuesday at the office of  the corporation, 3 Clement's lane Lombard street, TS,. C, Mr. E. Hoar presiding*. " * .  - The secretary, Mr. A. G. Wallis,  having- read the notice convening- the  meeting-.  The chairman  said:   Gentlemen, as  I  shall have occasion in the course of  my   remarks  to   refer  to the various  matters mentioned in the report, I will  not now occupyyour time by  reading-'  it in detail, but will proceed at once to  the consideration of the balance sheet  > aiid, in doing so, it will be convenient  to   compare .the  figures of June 30th",  with   those   of   December  31st,   1899.  Our deposits and current accounts show  an increase of ^.249,000���thus showing  steady and continuous progress.   The  notes   in  circulation   have   increased  ��104.000, the total now being ��534,000  compared with ��450,000 in  December,  and with ��325,000 in June, 1899.   This  increase is quite remarkable; it is due  partly to the general activity of trade  in the Dominion, but more particularly  to   the large amount of noteB which  have been required for the purchase  of gold dust aiid other purposes at our  recently established northern branches.  (Hear hear.)   Bills payable and other  liabilities   show :an increase of ��153,-  000.;; You   will  have ^observed)   both.  ..from", the .report-, and from  the balance  ���*-.shee.t.7th-ttjwe-ha^  to   the  fund for the relief of the. sufT  ferers by the conflagration in Ottawa,  and we feel confident that our action  will meet with your; cordial approval.  (Hear,   hear.) -This   next item, which  again,  is referred, to specially in the  report as well as in the balance sheet,  is an  appropriation of ��3,000 to meet  expenditure    on    premises    account.  This sum we have set apart out of the  profits of the half year towards the expenditure   on   our    new   premises   in  Gracechurchstreet.   Those of you who  from time to time visit the bank must  have appreciated that, for a long-time  past,   these  premises   have been entirely inadequate for our business, and  consequently, nearly three years ago,  we decided that it was absolutely neces-  say   for   us   to make a change.   The  matter has constantly occupied our attention, and   during all this time we  have frequently endeavored to secure  more suitable  offices, but without success,  until  a few months ago we were  offered a long lease of the ground floor,  lower   ground   floor and basement of  the Woolpack buildings in Gracechurch  street.   We do not say that the situation is all that we could desire���but if  it is   not quite within the most select  circle, it is at least convenient, and we  believe   will   prove   suitable   for  bur  business.   The accommodation which  we   have   secured should prove to be  ample,   not only for our present purposes,  but for a considerable growth  in our business.   The  ground floor is  now   being adapted for our banking  requirements.   It is exceptionally well  lighted,   and will make a   handsome  banking hall;  affording to the public  as well as to the staff of the bank "the  space which has been singularly-wanting here.    On the lower  'ground, floor  adjoining the bpaur<_ roQin,.we have arr  ranged, for .a l^g-f^nd;comfortable  room,   which wUi7"-&e7^CT6ted. to our  " J!        -        ���^'-l.^.-V'- ����__"' *-~_.-_  of those who annually visit us on business ia constantly increasing, and for  a long time past has been a matter of  concern to us that we have been quite  unable to show them any hospitality of  this kind���our offices, being so cramped  that we have not even been able to  provide a waiting room, for their accommodation. The plans "of our new  premises have been arranged so as lo'  supply this need in the most convenient manner possible, and we hope  that in future it will be appreciated  and constantly made use of by all our  friends, to whom we desire to extend a-  very warm welcome. (Hear, hear.)  The basement will be occupied by the  strong rooms.. The necessary alterations, j are now 'being carried out  under- the direction of our architect,  Mr. Macvicar Anderson, and will, we  hope, be completed before the end of  the year. The cost of these alterations  will be considerable, and the sum we  have now appropriated will not nearly  suffice to cover it; but we have thought  that the balance might fairly be spread  over the subsequent half years. The  usual appropriations for the benefit of  the staff referred to in the report will,  I feel sure, be approved. On the other  side of thc account, our cash and specie  amount to ��1,153,000, being an in-  cieaseof ��356,000. This represents a  proportion of 59 per cent to'our im-  mediate.liabilities. You will no doubt  observe that the bank is an exceptionally strong position. TWe feel that the  YARD AT DEADWOOD. B. C.  We have on hand   No. 1   Brick,   well  burnt and solicit your patronage."  A. J. McGuire & Co,  Deadwood. B.  E. JACOBS  Mi  GREENWOOD.  DAWSON   &   CRADDOCK,  Cigars and Tobaccos.  Smokers' Sundries,  v.   Comfortable;-Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two "Doors Below  Rendem, Corner.  Corporation of Tne City ol Greenwood.  NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS.  ��*       *   __��       ��^��l          -,      ...__--_..       ......        ��_�����.* +  ��g��     I vAAv-a*wW   _-_kW-_S�� %***%fi%af*L J. JL A��___ ^_r ^-^^V-^a* ��g��  * **    .                         : ��$.  �������     ****** 9****999 ������  * I ���I Hoisting Plants, Stamp Mills, Concentrators. *  ��        *   IN    STOCK   * '                                          Buckets,   Cars   .Rope,   Sinking   and   Station   Pumps,                           .       ���     ' .  ��S��     ���*              wj.wv-._.��.   ^                                                            Chain Blocks, Boilers, Receivers, Etc.                    . ��S��  9                                          9                                                                                                                                                                                          /                 - '  % '���%       AT.        - ' ��� ��� ��� -��� ��  % J rossland, I THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL COMPANY. %  ��"      *           ���-���                -'- Jn                  COMPRESSORS AND RAND ROCK DRII,I��S, in which the hlg-hest degree of per- ***  ��S��      $$t>_#3t#$��-3.#3.$;;.&                                        Cectioii has been attained.   In stock at Rosslaud Warehouse. g����  f.   R. P. WIILLAMS, Agent at Greenwood, B.C. F. R. MENDENHALL, Agent at Rosslanfl, B.C. *  �����?������������ 7 ��� -  *"���������-��� *  ������������: . :���������7  <4��  St.*����a.i,-����.-'*#,".,f0 ���^*'**ta -^f* -^ -^ *^* '**��� *^* *^��'-����*.*^�� ���$��� ��^�� ��^��.��f�� -JJ* *^. .f* -^. *^* .-^* ^ -^f* ���^��'��^�� *m ^f�� ^�� ^�� 'jju ���^���'���f* ��f�� *f*3S  99-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEC-  ���: MANUFACTURERS OF  -**  I TtigersolS-Sergeaiil  B0ILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS; Etc.  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS ... .  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS  OF ALL' KINDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSSLAND.  ���  . fi. K. Kirt-pati-iek, Greenwood, B. C  j~   m-Wifamcllallv. Rossland, B; %Z*  V.  :b3uuiUlumuuum^  The abatement of one sixth of the  General Rate -will be allowed up to  October 10th next. By order of the  City Council. A. D. HALLETT,  Collector  financial!''tMlldbk-is'not-'with'out^its'-u'-ir?.  certainties,, and welike t�� be prepared  for  them.   Cash  at call and short notice amounts to ^921,000���a decrease of  ��101,000; but this decrease you will observe, is much more than compensated  for  by the increase in the last item.  Under   the  heading-  of  investments,  Consols remains unchanged, but we  have added to our British government  securities by the purchase of ^50,000  of the  National War Loan, which we  have written down to 90 dut of the profits of the half year, so that our. next  balance sheet when, when the stock is  fully paid, the ��50,000 stock will stand  in   our books at ��45,000.   Iti making  this provision we are quite aware that  it may be regarded: as   almost an extreme measure, for it is most unlikely  that  a stock, repayment of which at  par   after ten years is guaranteed by  the  British   government,   can fall to  such   a low figure; but, nevertheless,  the war  in the Transvaal is not even  yet  ended,  and it  is impossible for  any of us to forecast the expenditure  that  may still be necessary for military   purposes   in   South   Africa and  in   China,  and consequently we have  thought it will to be on the safe side,  and place this investment on the same  level   as   the   Consols.   (Hear,   hear.)  This purchase is another step towards  the attainment ot the object which we  steadfastly   keep before us of having  the whole of our reserve fund invested  in British government securities.    Our  other investments show a decrease of  ��9,000.   The   next   item���bills receivable,   loans on security and other ac-:  counts���shows an increase of ��245,(00.  We carry forward to the new  account  ��9,800,   which  is slightly less than* in  June,   1899. when we ^carried forward  ��10,200.   On a previous occasion I explained  to you that it has never been  our policy to make any  addition to our  reserve fund at this half yearly meeting, but we try to carry forward a substantial amount with the object of adr  ding to - the reserve .at thi* end of the  year.   Last year, you will recollect, we  added ��25,000 to oiir reserve fund, and  we shall.be greatly disappointed if we  are not able to add at least as much  this  year. , Qn a previous occasion I  pointed out to you that the growth of  bur  reserve  fund  has  not,   by   any  means, kept pace: with 'the increase" of  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement-  NOTICE.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in the  - V Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale District. "Where located : InCoppercamp...  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw as  agent for James R. , McMackson, Tree  Miner's Certificate No. u 13 56 and William H.  McMackson, IPree Miners Certilicate No. I113S93  intend; sixty days from.date hereof, to apply to  "the -Miriihjj KecordeV" for ~a.= Certificate-of^-Im"  provements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20th day "of Novetnber, 1899.  192 C. JE. SHAW.  9 9  me  JL -LJL J. AJH| 9 9  ���TOR���  -IN. THB-  Sol^ille Indian Reservation  ."������������'-       '������������'���      ' "S   .-,'������   ��� ������-.���.  Which has been Thrown Open for Settlement by the President,  ���*.-'.-. ==-'     ���.'...������ -~  rWrite^FoTTar-ticui^^^  (5eo. B* IHedKtn, Rock 0reeH, B; &  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  ..CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "SUNFIiOWER" Mineral Claim situate iu  the Kettle. River Mining Division of Yale  District.    Where located:    In Deadwood  camp.  TAKE >T  ... agent for The British Columbia Copper  AK  .-. a_  Company,  Miner's  JOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  Limited,  Certificate    No.  (Foreiffii),  1129582,  Free  intend,  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificate or Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action uudcr  Seetion 37 must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of July, A. D��� 1900.  I.   H.   HALLETT'  ^mrtiimwwfflW^  MINERAL   ACT.  customers from-  Tbe number  [Concludedon Fourth Page.!..  Certificate of Improvements.  .NOTICR.  HAM FAT Mineral Claim, situate in tlie  Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : Summit camp,  about 1500 feet East and South of the K.  Bell claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we Mary Garland,  Free Miner's Certificate No. -18260, W. S.  McCrea, Free Miuer's Certificate No. n30912,  Geo.A.Guess, Free Miner's Certilicate No.b29740  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apj.ly  to the mining- recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining- a  crown grant to the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issue  ance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 15th day of August, A. D. 1900.  .    MINERAL ACT.  Certificate  of Improvements.  "LITTLE BUFFALO" Mineral Claim situate  in the Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located : In Dead-  wood Camp, adjoiuing-the Oregon Mineral  Claim:  TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur M. Whiteside,  as agent for Fred H. Oliver, Free Miners'  Certificate No. B29S05. and J. S. ��� C. Fraser,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B29234, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, toapply to the  Miqing Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the puroose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim. '*-        *  And further take notice' that action, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of snch Certificate bf Improvements.  ARTHUR M-WHiyj-S^DI-J;  -  Dated this 10th day ofiSej'fiii-.be^ iSoO.*-,���*���*""  "We have paid special attention  to the construction of Pumping  Machinery for duty in mines,  our unsurpassed facilities and  methods have given our Pumps  a Dominion wide reputation.  They arc fully guaranteed. Out-  designs include all types of thc  ordinary Piston Pattern Mining-  Pump, Solid Cylinder single and  Duplex Patterns, outside packed  Duplex Plunger Patterns with  Pot valves, also Vertical Sinking Pumps, both piston and outside packed double Plunger patterns. Mine superintendents  and those interested in Machinery -would consult their interests  by sending for catalogue and  quotations before installing their  plants.   ��� -  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTER   OF  THE  OllNDARY DISTRICT.  1  LIMITED.  TORONTO   .t , , ONT.  Gunliffe & Ablett,     . -  , AGENTS AT ROSSLAND. '* *  .  /Mackay & Ytfalkerv  'AGENTSTAT VANCOUVER.- -���-   ���  V y.-.WM. SMITH,  -\PQi Box 166. agent at Greenwood. B. C.  Is the Supply point for the Mining Camps.  From the City roads lead to Greenwoodf Dead'-  wood, Copper, Summit, Long. Lake, White's,  Atwood, Wellington, Smith's aiid other Boun--  dary Creek Camps. Three Chartered Banks  have branches in the city, For prices of lots  and other information, Address   '   *��� * ' / ���*>  O. SCOTT GAU-QWAY  GREENWOOD,: B.   C. October 3, 1900.  QRE&NWOOD WE#KI<Y ftiMflg  } >/WA��^AA/��/\��/A��>/>'>V''l^/'A^A��r',A<^���'V��7 *V  MILLER BROS.  DRUGGISTS AND  JEWELERS. .   .  QUALITY  Richness. Style and dura-  bilityMhese .are the points  in our Jewelry that inter'  ests buyers j but even they  must depend^on the hon/  esty and good judgment  of the dealer in the selection of the best qualities.  We are ready to refund  the money for any article  not exactly as .represented,  MILLER -' BROS.  DRUGGISTS AND  JEWELERS.  .  .  Copper Street.  Greenwood, B.C.  MORE ORE CARS NEEDED  W. R. Mclnnes, general freight  agent of the Canadian Pacific Railway company, and F. W. Peters, the  district freight agent, arrived in the  city on Thursday night's train and  left on Friday for Molson, going out  via Similkameen and Penticton. Mr.  Mclnnes makes his headquarters at  "Winnipeg. It was his first visit to the  Boundary district and he was naturally  astonished at its possibilities as a shipping district. Although early in the  year the freight officials had grave  doubts whether the Boundary would  ship sufficient ore to make profitable  the heavy expenditure in the construction of the main line of the C. &  W. and .'he numerous branches to the  different mining camps; they are now  worried ih the opposite direction and  are busy making 'explanations for the  shortage of ore cars necessary to handle the large tonnage offered. Many  * * of the mines are obliged to ship ore in  ��� ordinary box cars, in the absence of a  sufficient amount of regular ore cars.  Thursday evening,-the two freight  officials met representative mining  men in the city and discussed the  freight situation with theni.- Among  those present were: Frederic Keffer,  superintendent of the British Columbia  Copper company; W. Yolen Williams,  of the Miner-Graves syndicate; Geo.  H. Collins, of the Brandon and Golden  Crown; S. F. Parrish, of the B.C.  mine. Mr. Mclnnes explained that  owing to -the unexpected heavy shipments from Rossland camp there was  a shortage of ore cars for the Boundary  district, but 100 additional cars were  under construction and there completion will be ..hastened. ** This is  rendered necessary not only because  new mines are ready to ship, but the  Graves syndicate have determined to  double their shipments, making at  least 600 tons a day.  MesBrs. Mclnnes and Peters, in company with Andrew H.aidlaw, the general manager, visited the site of the  Standard Pyritic smelter. They expressed themselves as being well  ___ .pleased with the_ site and stated that  there would be rib difficulty in" securing  the necessary spurs.  As already stated, they left on Sunday for Molson, to size up the possibilities of trade in that section. The  Similkameen will also be visited as  the trade of that district is continually  increasing and those operating there  are anxious to secure plants for their  mines.  ��  M  City Gleanings  %-6&:&:6i6-:&��6-6Se*6&:&:'5-66-:6-:66S^'  J. C. Drewery was over from Rossland this week.  Wanted���Furniture for two rooms.  Apply Times Offiee.  Scottish song and story at the Auditorium on October 20th.  Jas. Penaluna, the mining engineer,  has gone to the Similkameen.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over Bank of  Commerce.   Columbia 'phone 1-6.  Blake Wilson, of P. Burns & Co.,  paid Greenwood a visit this week.  Rev. G. K. Bradshaw will preach in  the Methodist church next Sunday.  Thos. J. Scott is one of the leading  soloists of our country.���Glasgow  Herald.  James Kerr, J. P., and Thomas^Mc-  Donald have1 returned from a trip to  Bolster.  H. W. Kent, general manager of the  V. & N. Telephone Company, is at the  Imperial.  Richard Plewman, secretary of the  Winnipeg Company, was iu the city  this week.  If you miss the Scottish Concert next  Wednesday you will miss the best of  the season.  Thomas Miller is away on a two  week's business trip to the Similkameen district.  Harry Shallenberger, the well known  mining man, is away on a business  trip to Spokane-.  The Merchants Cafe gives the best  home cooked meals in town. Table  board $6.00 per week.  Found.���A pocket book containing  post office order. Owner can secure  same at Times office.  Another payment of $5,000 has been  made on account of the bond on the  Mountain View in Summit camp.  Private furnished bedroom and sitting rooms, suitable for two or three  gentlemen.    Kerfoot, Greenwood St.  C. C. Bailey, the secretary of the  Buckhorn Mining company, left ou  Saturday for his home in Sherbrooke.  W. P. Timey, representing Leth"-  b.idge coal, was over from Nelson this  week and appointed C. J. McArthur  agent for Greenwood.  Mrs. C. G. Buck and child of Phoenix, left for Sherbrooke, Que., on  Saturday. Mr. Buck will probably go  east about Christmas.  The regular quarterly meeting.of  Board of Trade will be held iu the city  hall "tonight. A full attendance ot  members is requested.  F. T. Griffin, Lund Commissioner,  Winnipeg, and Geo. H. Ham, advertising agent, were among the C. P. R.  -ifticials in the city this week.  E}. W. Matthews of Nelson, manager  for R. G. Dunn & Co's. 'Mercantile  Agency, spent the week in the city inquiring into business prospects here.  It is announced that on and after  October 13th, the trains on the C. & W.  will be run on the old schedule, the  east bound leaving here ut 3 o'clock p.  m., and the west departing at 3;30 p. m.  W. B. Wilcox of the Phoenix Pioneer  and Miss Elsie Crawford were married  at Phoenix this morning. Mr. and  Mrs. Wilcox left by today's train for  Spokane where the honeymoon will be  spent. The Times joins their numerous  friends in extending congratulations.  W. S. Stewart, general manager-of  the Dominion Express company; Geo.  Ford, of Winnipeg, superintendent of  the western division, and R. Helm, of  Nelson, arrived by Wednesday's train  and spent some time in the city. They  also visited Phoenix where an office  will be established. It is also the intention of the company to open a down  town office in Greenwood.  There is -a treat in store for the  music loving people of Greenwood.  Next Wednesday, October 10th, in the  Auditorium, a Scotch concert will be  given, Thomas J. Scott taking the  leading part. Mr. Scott is a popular  entertainer from Manitoba. Possessing  a splendid tenor voice and plenty of  humor, he has established a great  reputation as an entertainer in the  prairie province. He will be assisted  by Mrs. Oliver,.who was a very popular singer when she resided at the  coast and later at Nelson. Miss Watson and others will also take part.   -   .  MINING BRIEFS.  the  Iy. M. Barrett -was down   from  Golden Eagle mine this week.  * H. R. Kirkpatrick, local agent for the  James Cooper Manufacturing company  has moved his office to the residence .of  t,. M. Barrett, Government street.  An incline shaft is being sunk in  the footwall of the big ledge on the  Evening Star, the Wellington camp  property recently bonded by Andrew  Ivaidlaw.  Cross-cutting is being continued  both ways from the 100-foot level on  the Marguirite. The north drift from  the No. 1 shaft is also being continued.  There is 25 feet of solid ore in this  drift. A trial shipment of four cars  will shortly be made to the Granby  smelter.     " ...  The James Cooper Company have  sold a large Cameron station pump for  handling the water pumped by smaller  pumps to the levels in the Ymir mine  and a mile of tramway wire to the  same company.- They have also sold  three miles of wire rope to a firm of  engineers building tramways in the  vicinity of Nelson.  That newspaper advertising pays is  shown by the numerous inquiries  made "by mining companies for baby  drills. This summer mining journals  described the successful operation o f  these drills in Alaska mines and since  then the James Copper Company, representing the Ingersoll Seargent Drill  Company, have had numerous inquir-  ses regarding these drills. "The Hastings Exploration Syndicate; owning*  the Arlington mine at Erie, B. C, has  placed an order and other companies  are contemplating the use of the drills.  METHODIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY  The services in connection with the  anniversary of the Methodist church  were well attended. The anthems by  the choir' were much appreciated and  the whole congregation joined heartily  in the singing of familiar hymns. A  special feature of the morning service  was a chorus by the children.  Rev. R. W. Trotter delivered two  very able and practical service. The  morning text was in the second verse  of the seventh chapter of the Book of  Judges���"The people that be with thee  are too many." The reverand gentleman gave a very vivid description of  the way in which 300 splendid soldiers  were chosen from an army of 2,000 to  go out and conquer the Midianites.  The speaker then proceeded to show  that the men whom God uses are men  of courage, enthusiasm and submission.  The evening sermon from Joshua,  4-6, was particularly appropriate to the  occasion. From the text, "What mean  yc by these stones." The preacher  spoke of what the church stands for.  The services of Sunday were followed by a "Pink Tea" on Monday  evening. The church was prettily  decorated and a very enjoyable evening was spent. Rev. Hector McKay,  of Eholt, and Rev. G. K. Bradshaw, of  Grand Forks, delivered rousing addresses. Mr. Geo. McKenzie, of Phoenix, carried the audience by storm in  his singing of "When Johnnie Can-  nuck Comes Home Again."  The bountiful repast provided by the  ladies was heartily enjoyed. The  waiters looked beautiful wearing white  gowns with pink turbans and pink  aprons. The meeting was closed with  the singing of the national anthem.  MUSIC LESSONS  Miss. Felsher is prepared to take  pupils in piano or organ instructions  after the 1st of October. Apply at the  home of Mrs. C. -E. Shaw.  SHEEP,   SHEEP.  For sale 600 ewes and ewe lambs.  About 200 are f?_t and will be^sold by  live weight. Apply J. T. DAVIES.  Okanagan Mission, B. C.  ;��� TO LET.  One furnished and one unfurnished  house.   Apply F. W. Hart.  [Continued from TUird Page.]  our liabilities. ��� This was not caused  by any neglect on our part, but be.--,  cause during the lean years which we  were passing through we had not the  means of doing so.* In illustration of  what I have said, I wish to place before you a comparison between our  present figures and those of five years  ago. In June, 1895, our reserve fund  amounted to .��275,000; now it stands at  ,��325,000, an increase of ��50,000, or 18  per cent. Tn Juue, 1895, our total  liabilities amounted to ��4,478,000;  whereas at the present time they  amount to -��7,335,000, an increase of  ��3,867,000, or no less than 63 per cent.  These figures are quite sufficient to  justify the directors iri their determination to build up the reserve fund during present prosperous times to the utmost of their power and in placing tliis  object before any other. (Hear, hear.)  Perhaps these last figures may also  s_rve as an answer to those gocd na-  tu ei critics who tell me from time to  time that we are not a progressive  bank. Surely an increase of 63 per  cent in our total liabilities within a  period of five years���not fostered by  the amalgamation system so prevelent  in this country; but the result of  genuine and legitimate growth and  extension���can hardly be regarded as  justifying such criticisms. 1 may now  conclude my remarks respecting the  accounts by. pointing out that the  dividend lor the half year under review is at the rate * of 30s per share, or  6 per cent, compared with 25s per  share, or 5 per cent, for the half year  ended June, 1899���an increase with  which you will no doubt be pleased.  (Hear, hear.) There is one other matter to which I must refer, although it  is not mentioned in the report. You  will see that among our establishment-,  in British Columbia the branch at Bennett is mentioned; but I may inform  you no v that we have quite recently  decided to close that branch, which has  been opened for little more than a year.  We always felt somewhat doubtful  whether this branch would prove to be  permanent, and when I had the honor  of addressing you a year ago I used  these words: . "Bennett is a place  where a considerable business is being  transacted. It is a sort of half way  house to Dawson City, and has developed into quite a business town.  Should the railway ultimately be carried right through to Dawson, its importance may consequently be diminished, and we have not been unmindful of this point in opening our branch  there; but, nevertheless, the position  has seemed to us worthy of a trial."  That is exactly what has happened.  The railway has not yet been carried  through to Dawson -City, but it has  been extended to White Horse, so-that  Bennett is no longer the terminus, and  its business is rapidly dwindling away,  Anticipating this possibility, we had  not involved ourselves by the purchase  of a bank building���we" merely rented  an office on a short term agreement���  and we can close down without any  serious loss. (Hear, hear.) I have now  occupied so much of your time by- an  explanation of what I may describe as  our domestic interests that I can only  briefly refer to the general conditions  of trade and finance in jthe Dominion  of Canada during the period under review. Canada has enjoyed another  year of uuusual prosperity, and during  the fiscal year ended June 30th,last,the  aggregate trade of -thei country  amounted to $336,000,000, an increase  of about $50,000,000 over that of the  previous year, notwithstanding the  fact that the aggregate trade for the  year -ended- June, 1899, was greater  than that of any that preceded it. If  we carry the comparison back to 1896  we "find that the present figures compare with a. total of $239,000,000���a  very remarkable increase. I shall not  be so unwise as to attempt to predict  the future course of trade, but we must  not forget that the success of agriculture is the mainspring of Canadian  prosperity, and it is, therefore, interesting to know that in the Province of  On ia r io^' the'yprospects ^ are -usually-  bright, o and there appears to-be little  doubt that the harvest will be fully  equal to the average, both in quantity  and in quality. On the other hand,  the result of the harvest in Manitoba  can hardly fail to prove most disappointing, for, owing to continued  drought,the crop of wheat was seriously damaged, so much so that in several  districts it will prove a total failure.  Although it has been computed that  no inconsiderable part of last year's  favorable harvest still remains in the  country, having been held back by the  growers in the expectation of better  prices, there is no doubt that the net  result will not be satisfactory to the farmers, and that other industries will  consequently suffer. The progress of  the mining industry in British Columbia continues to be satisfactory,  and although in the early part of the  year there were labor troubles in the  Rossland camp, which at one time  assumed a most threatening aspect,  serious trouble was averted by the  judicious action of the managers of the  principal mines, and at the present  time the relations between capital and  labor are apparently more harmonious  than for some time previously. The  output from the mines is not only keeping pace with, but exceeding that of  previous years, notwithstanding the  fact that two of the principal properties  have not yet resumed shipments since  the labor troubles to which I have already referred.   The output is, in fact,  larger than the capacity of the smelters, which in consequence are being  largely added to. The development  of this industry brings with it a constantly increasing population, and  thus provides a ready market for the  agricultural products of the Northwest Territories. The result of these  prosperous cond'tions has been a  steady demand for money at fair rates  and the resources of the bank have  consequently been profitably employed.  I must not, however, omit to mention  that in New York the rates for money  at call and short notice have been distinctly lower than in the previous half  year. As we are in the. habit of employing a part of our funds in New  York, we have, of course, felt the effect  of the lower rates of interest. (Hear,  hear.) The chairman concluded by  moving the adoption of the report and  balance sheet and inviting questions  from the shareholders present.  A POWDER MILL EXPLOSION.  Removes everything in sight; so do  drastic mineral pills, but are mighty  dangerous. No need to dynamite your  body when Dr. King's New Life Pills  do the work so easily and perfectly.  Cures headache, constipation. Only  25 cents at Miller Bros', drug store.  f  ors  TIMES BLOCKS  COPPER STREET  * . *  ! XF. J. MITCHELL X f  * *  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  II  lis  1-  *  *  ��  ��  ftft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  f-  en.  Why  ?  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  .��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  ft  when you can secure ��  'ft  ft  ft  ft  ft.  pattern which have ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  Shop worn goods  for your Fall Suit  New Goods of  the  m o s t  fashionable  just arrived.  The Biggest and best %  ft assortment of Fall Suit^ ��  ft ft  t ings ever brought into *  * the Boundary.  X   X  MmU  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��.  ft  tt  a  ��  | Copper St.        Greenwo&a. ��  ��ft��ftftft��ft��ft��ftft��ft#ft������ftftft��  THE TAILOR  Our    Yards    and  located as follows.:  Greenwood, Phoenix, Dead-  wood City, "-.bolt No. i, Ehol No.  2, Loirs- Lake, Kock Creek, Skylark Camp, Nakusp, Bobson,  Ymir and Rosslaud.  s8��  A.   FISHER,  I.  P.  ARMSTRONG.-  PKOPKIETOR  ��-  Is The Best Hotel in The City.  '  *  :    * *     ; - <&  Every Modern Convenience.  (Srabam �� Parry,  Proprietors.  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Streets, >> ��� <> <> * Greenwood, B, C  ��  S25 ��-  r-rl a  S3 _-  C__3 ��J.  G. H. MUMM'S EXTRA  -Is the greatest leader of of all  Champagnes. The importations for  this wine in 1899 were 109,303 cases,  being 72,475 more than any other  brand a .record never before approached.  The importations from January 1st to July 1st  this year are 66,149 cases out of a total of 135,184,  thus showing that the "G. H._MUMM'S__EXTRA  .DRY"    imports    are    about   half   of the "total"  Champagnes.  t��i  Its Quality Can Always be Relied Upon.  To be obtained at all first-class refreshment places throughout  British Columbia.  ^liiiuuuuiiuuiiiiiuiauiiiiaiuauiiuiuuuuiiiiaimuiii  ft  ���*��  ft  ~^0  ft  ���"�����  ft  ft  ������������  ft  ~*^  ft  7^5  ft  -<���  ft  ���3  ft  ^M^  ft  ���*2  ft  ,-b  ft  "���  ft  .an  ft  *T*S  CLARENDON.  And Rooms have been re-opened under the management of Mrs. E. Dowding (late of the Lancishire  House, Midway.) '-       '  THE BEST MEALS IN THE CITY WILL BE SERVED.  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO DINNER  PARTIES-  y .#- . --.:  Rooms are Comfortable Well Heated and  - Well lighted-  #���  Mrs; E. I)^|||ig  ...The Clarendon Hotel aiiKCa^e,  3-?**:t  te  s��  m  *  ..-(���  awttmwnm^

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