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 **"_��*'__���  ^  _rx.-<_.v��.*--rv'=.'--  _.�����_,. ���^v,-*5^aao_o'lTea^asfl"��i''--  o  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  < Vol. VIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1901.   .  NO.       mhSfi]  L*L*s & s C  NEW GOODS FOR THE MASSES AT  RENDELL'S ARCADE, .  ' 9-  Last week we received large consignments of New Goods for the Holiday Trade.  Ladies' Japanese Silk Dressing  Gowns and Jackets, embroidered  in latest designs.  SILK WAISTS  A few of the latest novelties in  Silk Waists, hemstitched and  tucked taffeta in all shades, you'll  find them stylish and fit perfectly  three prices we mention are $9.00,  $10.00, and $12.00. _  Special line of Silk "Waists for  '$3.50 each, regular price was  $5.50 and $8.00.  Flannelette Waists, sizes 32 to  38, $1.00 each.  9 - :   BELTS AND COLLARS  See the latest novelties in  Ladies' Featherbone Golf Belts in  black and cream at $1.50.  Featherbone Taffeta Collars in  all new designs at 70 cts. and  $1.50.  , CORSETS  W. B. and La Vida Corsets  just to hand, This American Corset we make special note and will  advertise later, our stock is complete in sizes and styles. -  Ask to see the new erect form  straight front corset.-  Standard Patterns and Fashion Sheets  for December now in stock.   . . 9  RENBELL & C  JLR Sperry ��otnpatiyt��tcl.  WE ARE.IN A POSITION TO SUPPLY  POULT  In any quantity desired. As to quality our stock  can not be surpassed.  R, Burns$ 0o*  ****f***********************-***********9****9*********  '��������  9.  '9  .9  '*'���  ��  9  *  .9  .  *;.  *,  * '  ��  *  *-�����  *  *  * ���  . * ,-������  ;��--���-;  *  .'���*  9  9 "  ���9:  *���:  9  9-  .9  9 ���  -��_  '&..  999  ���^���Ito^M^iQ^--  of Shelf arid Heavy t  Hardware,  Get Your Supply of Build^s' Hardware,  Doors, $i$h9 Papeiv Window Glass,  Piasters' Hair From Us,  JS^ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROQFING.SSS I  ^*r*}**W***^**********9*'*******************************  NEWS FROM AFRICA  Alex  Shaw  Writes an Inteiv  esting Letter//Will Return  In February.  Mrs. C. M. Shaw recently received  another letter from her nephew, Alex.  Shaw, who went from Greenwood to  join the Strathcona Horse and has  since seen much active service in South  Africa. Mr. Shaw's letter is dated  Frederickstad, Nov. 6, and he wrote as  follows: "We arrived here from Pretoria on October 25th, and had a scrap  with the enemy who had cut off Barber's brigade. The Boers retreated  leaving- 200 hundred dead on the field.  Our casualties were 45 only. One  Boer had been struck in 30 places by  shrapnel from the 12^-pound naval  g-uns. Behind a wall 40 Boera were  found dead together. There was a  dreadful slaughter. Sergeant Humphreys had an extraordinary escape  the other day. We were out scouting  when he came suddenly upon two Boers  with their backs to him, not 40 feel  away. He aimed, but alas, his rifle  missed fire. With great presence of  mind, he hurled himself from his horse  and the Boers fired three shots at him  before running away, but he was unharmed. We are out almost every day  scouring the country for signs of the  enemy.but their experience on the 25th  ult. seems to have scared therii** away  from this district. Generals French  and Methuen are to the north of us  and General Knox to the west. Trains  now run through to Patchefstroom  daily. Patchefstroom is a delightful  old town and the flowers "are in full  bloom there. We camped in the club  grounds where there are a bicycle  track and football and tennis grounds.  All about these are -charming rose  bushes, but the flower beds are sadly  neglected. We used the garden seats  for firewood.  There are preparations at last for  our home'ward journey and-our quartermaster has leftt for the cape to get all  things in readiness for our departure.  Mr. L<eckie is well. Bob Palmer "was  wounded in the foot, at Bergendale and  is now somewhere down the country.  .O'Brien is here, and sends regards.  Charlie Dandy is s with us still and I-  am going over tomorrow to show him  the photograph you sent me. (Poor  Dandy, who was an intimate friend of  the Shaws, has since died from fever.  ���Ed.) I am returning to British Columbia via Japan, where I shall visit  my. parents. I expect to be back in  Greenwood in February if all goes well.*  I must stop now as I have to go out on  patrol in an hour. Kind regards to all  friends." ��_���  Messrs. Hallett & Shaw are on behalf  of their clients applying to the provincial legislature for an act incorporating a company to carry on the business of smelting, supply power, and  electric light, operate tramways, construct waterworks, excavate a tunnel  between- Greenwood and-"Phoenix,  or Grand Forks and Phoenix, and to  do several other things of an industrial nature.  This Space  We will continue  to occupy during  Whatever your  vocation may be it  .will pay you to look  oyer this space from  week to week. : : :  You will:;7be kept  posted on all that is  new in our line,  learn of our prices  and all in all it will  MAKE MONEY  FOR YOU.  Diaries for Office and the  Pocket���1901.  Aggregate Tonnage from Boundary Mines,  News from the Smelters���Develops  ment Work-Mining Notes.  The following are the shipments for  the year 1900.  PHOENIX CAMP. Tons.  Old Ironsides-Victoria-Knob liil 1 group. 08,820  Dominion. Copper company           _ 150  Gold Drop  30  Snowshoe            -      150  WELLINGTON CAMP.  Brandon and Golden Crown     2,500  Winnipeg-       _    l,o75  Athelstan      1,200  WHITE'S    CAMP.  City of Paris group     2.030  SUMMIT CAMP.  B. C  18,718  Oro Denero  60  brown's camp.  Golden Eagle  165  Humming: Bird           .... 450  LONG LAKE CAMP.  Jewel        260  PROVIDENCE    CAMP. ,  Gold Bug          '33  ' SKYLARK   CAMP.  I<ast Chance         45  HARDY MOUNTAIN.  Yankee Girl           70  DEADWOOD  CAMP.  Buckhorn     _ 17  Sunset         52  Mother Iiode (local)  5,300  Mother I<ode (outside)  250  Total 101,375  The stimulus given to mining operations in the Boundary district during  the fpast year was due, in a large  measure to the construction of three  smelting plants as also to the completion of the net-work of railway  spurs,' tapping the principal camps  thereby affording an outlet for ore.  The! Granby smelter, the pioneer of  the district, was blown in on August  21st with 'one furnace only. Shortly  after the second furnace was put into  operation and today the capacity of  this plant is over 600 tons every 24  hours. In other words, the annual  turnover, ou this basis, will consider-  ab'y exceed $1,000,000. Now that the  various interests of the Miner-Graves  syndicate, including the claims at  Phoenix and the smelter and realty at  Grand Forks and Carson are to be consolidated by a company to be known as  the Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting and Power company, it is  understood that the plant is to be  doubled in capacity. This in itself is  proof that the smelter has been the  success anticipated.  "~ Coming nearer home, the Times reiterates the statement that unless the  unexpected happens, the British Columbia Copper company's smelter will  be blown in about the first week in  February. By that time some 8,000  tons of ore will be on hand ready for  smelting, when it is hoped that the  new equipment at the Mother H.ode  mine will be in running operation so  as to maintain a daily output of some  300 tons that will be required  by the "reduction" works." Starting from the first of the year shipments  of coal and coke will be forwarded  daily   by the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  company so that there will be an  abundant supaly on hand. Little remains to be done, with the exception of  the completion of the assembling of  the machinery in the sampling department, and this being rushed forward  with all posssible speed. As noted in  last week's issue, the three 100-horse  power boilers are ready to be fired up,  In the adjoining department, the engine and blower room, all the machinery is set up and connections  made. Passing to the furnace house,  which is built throughout of structural  iron supports and "I" beams, the furnace floor being laid with solid caste  iron plates, there only remains to be  set up an elevator. The blast and  water pipe connections are ready to be  placed in position "when necessary.  Three weeks will be ample time to put  together all the machiney in the  sampling building, and this will leave  a few days for cleaning up,, so that it  is not unlikely to anticipate the plant  "blowing in" early in February.  At the Pyritic smelter, which was  visited by a Times representative on  Sunday, there is much activity, both  inside and out. ^Delays have been  suffered for want of timber, and this  has in a large measure retarded work.  On the outside the foundation brick  work for the steel smoke-stack is  finished and the 112-foot stack is being  raised. A considerable alteration over  the initial plans has been made,notably  in the lengthening of the flue-dust  chamber, necessitating the building of  the smoke-stack at the south end of  the building, instead of at the north as  origninally designed/and in the re-arrangement of some of the machinery.  The furnace has been set up, as also  the No. 7 Connisvill blower with the  75-horse power engine connected. The  two 80-horsepower boilers, mounted on  temporary frames are ready to be  bricked in. In the sampling department the machinery _ has been distributed ready to be set up, and this  work will be started in earnest before  the end of the week. The wooden  flume, to bring the water from the  dam is awaiting lumber to be finished,  as also the water-supply tank. Want  of timber has prevented the raising of  the trestles for the railway spur that  runs into the building, over the bins  from the north end. Throughout the  work is otherwise well advanced and  in six to eight weeks time, the management expects to start operations.  No information is obtainable regarding the intentions of the management  of' the Dominion Copper company with  regard toits "proposed smelter. James  Breen,   at the head of the syndicate  (Concluded on Fourth Page.)  Eastern Capitalists Will Gommence Construction at an Early Date.  Negotiations which were pending for  several weeks were brought to a successful termination yesterday when  the shareholders in the Greenwood  Electric company and the Greenwood-  Phoenix Tramway company sold out to  a strong aggregation of eastern  capitalists who will begin active work  with a view to having the system in  operation during' the year. The sale  was effected through Messrs. Hallett &  Show, all the shareholders selling their  hoidinga at a good figure. Those who  sold included Geo. H. Collins, Duncan  Mcintosh, Pat Welch, J.W.Stuart,  Ronald Harris and F. J. Finucane.  Mr. Welch who has a railway contract  in .Oregon arrived in the city yesterday to complete the sale, so far as he  and hiB partner, Mr. Stuart are concerned. The money was paid through the  Bank of Montreal and both companies  passed into the hands of the eastern  men. Notwithstanding the many  election rumors that have been current,  neither the Tramway company nor the  electric light company have taken any  action in the municipal election.   The  deal, as has already been staied, has  been pending for several weeks and  under the circumstances neither com  pany was in a position or inclined to  take any action. The new owners are  eastern men and know nothing about  Greenwood politics. They have the  money to build the* tramway and intend to build as quickly as men and  money can do so, their only interest  being that the electors will elect good  men to represent the city so that the  success of their plans which depends  so materially on the growth and development of Greenwood may not be  jeopardized by unwise or unprogres-  sive municipal administration. Arrangements are being made for the engagement of a superintendent of construction who will immediately begin  operations. ^  The construction of the tramway  means much for Greenwood and the  entire district. It wiil bring Greed-  wood into close touch with all the mining camps-and make Greenwood .the  metropolis of a great district.  FOR ALDERMEN.  A, E, Ashcroft, W,J. Kirkwood  Geo, R, Naden in the North"  J J, Caulfield in the South.  Now that the holidays are over the  eleotors are taking a greater interest  in the municipal contest. The supporters of Mr. Ross and Dr. Jakes are  conducting a quiet though aggressive  campaign. Mr. Ross is backed by a  quartette of strong men who are in the  field for aldermen. In the North "Ward  Mr. Geo. R. Naden has consented to  run. He is one of the best known and  most highly respected business men in  the city, just such a man as ' the city  wants at this stage. Mr. W. J. Kirk-  wood is also in the field. He is a well  known resident of the North Ward,and  a prominent member of the Carpenters' Union. ^Mr. Kirk wood is a wide-  a vake, progressive citizen and will  make a capable alderman. Mr. A. E.  Ashcroft, P.L.S., has been requested to  become a candidate by several of the "  residents of the North Ward and he has  consented to do so, his card appearing '  in another column. Mr. Ashcroft is a  welll known civil engineer and his  knowledge in this respect should be of  great service to the city. He does not  wish to take part in the fight for mayor  excepting to cast his vote, but he is  such a good man for the position that *  the supporters of Mr. Ross had no  hesitation in endorsing him. Mr.  David Bannerman, who was a member  of last year's council, is running in the  North Ward, and Mr. J. W. Nelson may  also consent to run.  In the South Ward, Mr. J. J. Caul- *  field is in the field for alderman.   Mr."  Caulfield is one of the brightest business men in the city and if the electors "  of the South Ward desire a progressive  ,  business administration of  municipal  affairs,  they will vote  for   Mr. Caul- '  field.    Both   sides, in the interests of   .  the city, should give him their hearty '--  support.    It is  not often that men,o��7  Mr. Caulfield's stamp can  be  induced  to run for  a municipal office^and the  electors should take advantage of * the  opportunity to place him at the head'of  the < poll. "The only other  new BTood   '  announced in the South Ward is.Mf.T' -7  M. Kane, who is one of the pioneers,~of *J '���  the district and a well known resident,  *"'  of  the  city.   D.J. Sullivan and Mr. /'*  Geo. "H.'Cropley, two members of last " -  year's council, are again in the field.'  ' 7"  While the campaign has been comparatively free from anything objectionable so far, some of Dr. Jakes'  supporters have been busy in the \  manufacture of election roorbachs.  Some of these are too trivial to be noticed but one has a direct bearing on  one of tVie most important issues of the  campaign that an emphatic denial is  necessary. The citizens of Greenwood  are intensely interested in the construction of a tramway system and  this has been taken advantage of by "**"  attempting to load them up with mis- {" ���  statements of fact**- It has been reported and industriously circulated;  that theTramway company approached:.  both candidates with a proposition to' '  extend the time in which they can.  build to save their deposit of $5,000  and their-franchise, that Mr. Ross consented to the proposition and Dr.  Jakes refused, and consequently the  electors should vote for Dr. Jakes as  he was prepared to force the hands of  the company. There is absolutely no  truth in the proposition. The Tramway company neither directly or in-  dtrectly made such a proposition to Mr.  Ross, nor as far as he can learn to Dr.  Jakes. The Tramway company are  getting in readiness to build the line  and at an early date the electors will  be informed of their definite intentions  in this regard. It would be idle to  hope, from the experience of previous elections in this city, that the  manufacturers of this and other election stories could refrain from exer-,  cising their extensive powers of imaginations and the electors are  cautioned against accepting statements such as the above. Mr. Ross is  prepared at any time to explain to any  elector his views on the construction  of the tramway or other matters of  public interest and it will be found  that he is strong in his views with reference to seeing the tramway constructed at the earliest possible date.  f'.i'>!="--  ,-x \.'->A*  - _-��� '��� -i>  CS . Slawson and W. T. Hunter, of  the Hunter-Kendrick company, are in  the city. Mr. W. T, Hunter takes  charge of the company's business in  this citv. '  "P,-v  i'--;��._*-  A.A, Crowston's stores. Government  street, for groceries, provisions, produce. Headquarters for green fruits, tf  -*-;  \ -'������   ���'     r-_i.^-tV.i-l.'_W-/-S>-**^  rT"  ���v^^vV-H-^r ?^&m&%5^&'>  January 3,  1901;  THE GREENWOOD WES.KXA tfiMBS.  ��� ���P��-  ��3-_  ��*��_  .-.-���^ ^--i^v,.-, -jinf-vr* -��_.  I have added to the equipment of my dental office an  apparatus for the^ administration of  Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen  for dental operations. This  is the latest, safest and best  method for the painless extraction of teeth or removal  of the pulp���destroying the  nerve.  Next year, John Smith, another supporter of the government, of the sariio  town, who has also a pull with the  government, thinks he ought to have a  show. He. employs men and goes  through the same performance, with  the difference that his foreman thinks it  is the chance of his life to immortalize  himself as an engineer, will change a  niile or two of the road without any  reference to the geneial lay of thc  country, and expend most of the grant  on his pet scheme. The government  then goes out of power, and the opposition steps in.  The same performance is gone  through, with little benefit to the road  with, perhaps, changing the road back  to where it was before.  All this goes to show that the organization of a Good Roads Association  has hot been too soon. It can do g-ood  work if properly conducted.  Dr. R. Mathison  Both 'Phones.    Greenwood.  -7:;7;Xi>e,.,y  ���ptstlSitED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  ���-���. ' Company, Limited.  Duncan "Ross..."..'..........;..    Editor.  THURSDAY,- JANUARY 3, 1900.  G'OOD.7ROADS.  Thb -movement for -good roads  throughout the province is a excellent  one and it is-gratifying to learn that  the meeting of the Good-Roads Association, held recently in Victoria, was  most successfully There is no country  where good wagon roads are of greater  importance'..'��� than, in this, province  The backbone-of the province is the  mining industry. While many districts; have* been partially developed  there are still sections rich in mineral  wealth that have not even been prospected. To reach them roads areneces-  sary. The development of many a  d istrict has been retarded by lack of  facilities for the bringing of supples  It is an easy matter to get a wagon  road or even a railway when the wealth  of a district has been proven by those  who had to build trails and endure  hardships in order to demonstrate that  therev was hidden wealth iu a particular  section. The greatest good can be  done iti the'..earliest.stage of a district's  history when the 'construction of a  road .would do much towards its de  ' yelopment. This point was forcibly  illustrated by Mr. Duncan. Mcintosh  at the banquet tendered Mr. McBride,  minister of mines, in this city. He  pointed out this, "That.'the government took no chances in the development of the country." In the early  days of Boundary Creek, they could  not get a dollar for the construction of  wagon roads. The government showed  its lack of confidence in the future of  the district by refusing to cc-ntribuite  a dollar of the money paid into the  treasury, and the owners of claims had  to go down into not very full pockets  to build their own roads. Machinery  for the development- of _the.,.minesk'cgst.  exorbitant prices because of heavy  freight charges over bad roads. The  pioneers met all these difficulties and  when they fully demonstrated that the  country had merit, the government  then, and not till then, were willing to  invest money in roads and public  buildings." The point, he made was  that the expenditure of public money  at the initial stage would have been of  far greater benefit than now when  every one was prepared to put money  in the district. He instanced the case  of the West Fork, a district he believed  was as rich as Boundary. Thegovern-  ment were slow about investing money  now when it would do the. most good,  when it would hasten the development  of* a. rich mining section, insuring a  big revenue to the government.  So mucn for" the construction of  roads. The next point to. be considered  is the method. It is not too much to  say that more money has been thrown  away than has been actually expended  in construction. These mistakes ought  to be and can be reduced to a minimum  by asystematic plan of road building.  Capt.'Bjack, a pioneer ih -the Omineca  district, at the meeting of the Good  Roads Association, gavesome amusing  and striking .instances of the present  system.   He said in part:  A grant is made by the government  of the day, for a road or trail. The  money is handed to John Brown,  general merchant, Sleepy Hollow. A  number of his customers, whq owe  him money, are employed. at the  highest possible rates; one is appointed  foreman; he is a good "fellow, but  knows vrvy little, about road making.  These men have hay to make, and the  road work must be'put off till that is  done, consequently^-the work is done  late in the fall, shovelling snow and  mud on the road while traffic .is going  on, making the road farworse than before. ������'���"    "*���"  EDITORIAL NOTES.  It is time for a change.  Vote for Caulfield in South "Ward.  Vote for  Ashcroft, Kirkwood and  Naden.  The  old   council and old   methods  should go.  Dr. Jakes is backed by the followers  of the old regime.   You want a change.  Do you want a good business muni  cipal administration?   You.have   the  opportunity to secure the same.  To secure an active, progressive, up-  to-date cityj it is necessary to secure  active, progressive, up-to-date men in  chargeof affairs.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, 1901-  To the Electors of the Municipality of  the City of Greenwood:  I/ADiBS and Gentlemen:���I* am a  candidate for the office of mayor at the  approaching municipal election and respectfully solicit your votes and in  fluence. During the campaign I will  have opportunities of explaining my  ;views at length. Briefly stated, I am  in favor of the following:  The present state of city finances  and the stringency of the money market make it impossible to enunciate  a well defined policy of public improvements. An adequate system of waterworks is necessary and also some suitable plan of sewering the city, but  these and other improvements must be  deferred until thc city is in a better  financial position. I confidently be-  UeYe'thatby the exercise of wise judgment, the finances of the city can be  placed upon such a sound footing that  necessary public works can be constructed without placing excessive burdens upon the present taxpayers.  **��� The credit of the city must be restored  and maintained. Litigation should  be avoided and I am in favor of an  amicable settlement with tliose who  have just claims against'the corpora1  tion.  \. If Greenwood is to occupy the prominence to which she is entitled by natural advantage, fhe city niust be  brought into the closest touch with the  surrounding mining camps. Duting  1901 every effort should be made to  secure the construction of the tramway  Without imposing additional burdens  on - the ratepayers beyond those to  which they are already pledged.  The strength of every city, particularly one situated in the heart of a  mining district, lies in its workingmen  and its future depends upon them. I  am in favor of recognizing their claims  to proper protection. I believe eight  hours should constitute a legal day's  work^and^^  adopted by the municipality. Generally  speaking, I am in favor of  municipal work being carried on by  day labor, but in the event of contract  work being necessary, I would insist  that contractors should pay the current  wage.  I am opposed lo the employment of  Chinese and the encouragement of  Chinese immigration and any power  granted to the corporation by the  Municipal Clauses Act should be exercised to the fullest extent in restricting  their employment in the city.  The mayor's time should be devoted  to the work of the city. I am not rich  enough to do this without compensation and if elected I will expect a sufficient sum to properly represent the  city without loss to myself.  The first of each year, estimates  should be prepared giving each section  of the city an equitable share of the expenditure and these estimates should  be religiously followed.  I am your obedient servant,  "���-... Duncan Ross.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 1901.  Greenwood, Dec. 29,1900..  A. E, Ashcroft, Esq., P.L.S.  Dear Sir:���We, the undersigned residents  aud ratepayers in the North Ward, respect-  6ully request you to become a candidate for  alderman. Recog-nizing- that an important  time in the history of the city has been reached,  we believe that our best men should take charge  of. civic affairs and we pledge you our vote*  and influence should yoii consent to become a  candidate.   Signed �����_-������...- ���     -  Thos'. Miller, Duncan Mclatosh, .  J. J. Caulfield,        '        W. J. Kirkwood,  And thirty-five others.  To Mr.T homas Miller and others:  Gentlemen:���ln reply to your request to al  low myself to be nominated as a candidate for  the position of alderman forthe North "Ward in  theensaing municipal election. I hereby cod-  sent to stand, and will, if elected, do my best to  promote the interests of the city.  ALBERT ASHCROFT.  **-=  SWAYNE HOUSE  Comfortable furnished rooms.  Private Board. Home Cooking. Board and room from  $7. a week and upwards.  **��*4t* **9X mm<H|<| *4*O+0*X>***. ***** .*X.*Vd**-9.f  R. P. Rithet & Co. |  I LIMITED. i  WHOLESALE   GROCERS  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS.  VICTORIA, B.  C.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT <��. SHAW,  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address :   "hallett."  Codes  I. H. HAIXBTT.  s  Greenwood,  B..C  H. C SHAW.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Over Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  J. P. MCLEOD,  Barrister and Sclt;citor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Offices: "Wallace-Miller block. Greenwood, B.C.  -__-___-__------_-__N--------)--M---_n--_--_-  FORBES M. KERBY, CE'  Provincial I.and Surveyor.  Offices:   Greenwood, B. C  also J, A. TJnsworth's Store, Midway, B. C.  p. W. GROVES,  Civil and Mining Engineer  Provincial 1-jANd Surveyor,  greenwood, B.C.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  CHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and J Provincial  I.,and Surveyor.  GREENWOOD,   :     ;     ..-      .-   S.   O.  BAUER & ASHCROFT,  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining and Civil Engineering*.  Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  'Land and Engineering Surveys  XV. A. BAUER: C.E., P.L.S. A. E. /SH<JBOfT"c.E jP.LS  VANCOUVER        t BREENWOOD  Wood   Block,  next door   to   Custom   office.  GREENWOOD. B. C  kV_  VI  I  For the convenience of our  frlends and patrons at a  distance who desire some/  thing good for the holi/  days, we have issued a  special cataloguc-vA post  card brings it  ler Bros.  VICTORIA/  - B. C.  DAWSON   &   CRADDOCK  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers' Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two Doors  Below  Rendell Corner.  NOTICE.  The Columbia and Western Railway  Company will apply to the Parliament  of Canada at its next session for an ac  assimilating its bonding powers in respect to its railway and branch lines  west of Midway to the powers already  given in respect of its lines constructed  east of. that point, extending the time  within which it may complete its railways'/and authorizing it to construct  such branches from any of its lines  not exceeding in any one case thirty  miles in length as are from time: to  time authorized 'by the governor in  council, and for other purposes.  H. Campbell Oswald,  Secretary.  Boundary  Valley   Lodge  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  EETS every Tuesday-  Evening-   at  8.00  in  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning- breth-  orn. James Kerr, N.G.  D. A. MacKenzie, Rec. Sec  n1  MUSIC LESSONS  Miss Flesher is prepared to take  pupils in piano or organ instructions  after the 1st of October. Apply at the  home of Mrs. C. _3E. Shaw.  THE BANK  OF  iRIIIltollllitlCl  Established in 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital .........$4..8 66,666  Reserve Fund........ ......81.581,666  London Office:  3 Clement's Lar.e, Lombard Street, E. C  -*-  CotJKT OF D-RECTOBS.:.  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry-I. R. Farrer,  Ed. ArthurHoare, H.J.B. Kendall, J. J.Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D.'Whatman.  Secreta_y,.A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James Rt., Montreal  H. Stilceman, general manager.  J. Elmsley.'.inspector.  . ���#���  "Branches in Canada:  London,    Brantford, _��� Hamilton,    Toronto,  Kingston,Ottawa, Mdutreal.. Quebec, St.- John,  N. B., Fredericton, N. B., Halifax, Winnipeg,  Brandon,     Victoria,    Vancouver,    Rossland,  Kaslo, Ashcroft. Greenwood. Atlin   Dawson,  Klondike, and Sidney, C. B.  '_i.G_.NTS IN THE UnIT__I> STATES:  ��� Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 -Wall street)  AV. Lawsoii and J. C. "Welsh, ag-ents. San  Francisco���(124 Sansome 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. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartared Mercantile  Bank of India, London aud China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Parls-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnais.  gmmm^ *  J. ANDERSON, Manager,  Greenwood   B. C  ���   ���  X   X   X.  CHOICE CIGARS  AND:  TOBACCOS X\X'Xyx:\  FINE-  x- X- X  News'Papers, Periodicals;  Circulating Libraryi Fancy  Goods/ Candies^Etc,, Etc.:;  -^<-     *^_**   . **\C*  5s*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  P|  s  99  -"--2  ����  Cipital-lairipaia np, $12,O0Q;O00.  Best..-_. $7,000,000.  President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. Georqe A. Drummond.  General Manager:   E.S  Clouston.  Branches io London, Eng. |b1t_ePiap1&-SU New YorK, Chicago:  Buy and sell Sterling-Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available'in any partjof the world.  Greenwood Branch,     F. J, FINUCANE, Manager.  ***2  .��=_��>  *=_���>  ����_>������  I*=9'  mmmMMMmmmmmmmmmMMM  m-.W^:M^%W^^-  REPRESENTING:  PHOENIX  FIRB ASSURANCE CO.,  . OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  WESTERN' ASSURANCE   CO.,  0f Toronto.  BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE CO.,   '-"  OF TORONTO  LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE  -    "' ASSURANCE CO., OF LONDON,*ENGLAND  BIREBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN CO..  '  ���-.-��������� OF TORONTO.  GEO. R NADEN,  Manager  CABLB ADDRBSS :  MAORI.  CODE :  MOREINGC&'' NKAL.  THOS. MILLER, Mgr.  TO LET:   Building suitable for SI ore. or offices.    Lot on Copper Street,  business   centre.     ' . a  FOR SALE:   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of payment.  GREENWOOD. ." -��� -* B.  C.  COMPANY.  LIMITED.      R. GREIGER. MGR.  x'x x Agents For Pabst Beer, xx x  Complete Line Ba^Supplies.    ,   .    ...j.GREENWOOC  Harvey & Robins; Proprietors.  Cbe B*$f Stock. ZH neatest Ria$*  -Copper Street, Greenwood.  COPPER STREM  First-Class Sleepers on all Trains From  Revelstoke   and   Kootenay   Landing.  TOURIST CARS.  Pass Dunmore Junction daily for St.  Paul, Satueday's for Montreal. and  Boston, Monday's and Thursday's for  Toronto.  : Same cars pass Revelstoke one day.  earlier. '**"."**"  I   X   A POINTER   X    |  9 ______*  9- : : ���9  * For your eastern trip, Is to see that yonr 9  9 TICKET BEADS VIA. *  9 *  9- ��� ; : : : 9  I  CANADIAN PACIFIC   |  9<t**9************'**#*****9  ��� TRAINS DEPART.  14:35 ) For Rossland, Nelson, San-  Ex. Sun. (don, etc., and all eastern  points via Crows Nest rout, connecting  at West Robson for Nakusy, Revelstoke, Main Ifina and Pacific Coast.  15:45 ) For - Midway, where stage  Ex. Sun. f connection is made for Ribck  Greek, Camp McKinneyyand Colville  Reservation points.  For time-tables, rates, and full information call on or address nearest  local agent, or -, ���*.--;���  E..B. REDPATH. agent, Greenwood, B.C.  THE BIST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  PORTMAN BROS, & CO,/  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  rrK|flDIU.iPJDDlII  UJpipjip DLLIV  -TKeBlkhom ^ B^ CoMams only Pore Malt Hops, Try  It r It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER7B. C. 733 Mnder St.  Also NELSON. B. C,  E. J. Coyle,  A.G.P.A. Vancouver.B.C  E. JACOBS  m.  GREJENWOOD.  ,We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larec stock of Balances, Furnaces,  Fire Clay Roods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals  arid all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. Sole agents for Morgan Crncible Company,  Battersea aad Standard Firebrick Co., Crucibles and Muffles. Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.  Catalogue and full partlcularr sent ou application. '  Bf aim's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines.  If so get him  a ''Xmas Box''from our  extensive stock of    :    :    :    :   ;    :    :    :  . ..SMOKERS'   SUNDRIES. . .  which is bound to please him. It includes every/  thing used in Smoking; and each article is the best  of its kind���THB BEST IN CANADA.  THE GUEEN MM STORE  1/ROBERT JACOBS, Manager.  IStStin'by Mail, Telephone or Telegraph promptly executed.   Open  every-day until midnight." .-*"-"  OS*""  '���'J.yt:  ��-i||ll|i|rt^^S  Tm GREENWOOD WBBKI/? tfftiBS.  ._��� n ��. _..  *m*rat'mtlkiii iit%^S^i9a^^iAjimf^xMl^^*rai rtk^-gaf-TK. 'i^iT -Ja* T^^xamaarmJYi Utim ��� i ��� rTriTi'':*Tl!"-"^' "^'f^lji *' "^ v *' ~1 ~;  January 1 1901.  10-  f-  ��e  #71  $  '^_>i-i;g:?ff&fgl:g:&fe��&f��@:'&6fe  7 For Saw-A   safe.   Apply   G.   R.  Naden.   ....     ���_  J. W. Neal, the consulting engineer  of the Pyritic smelter, was over at  Trail this week.  .  For-Rent���Unfurnished rooms very  cheap.    See Smith & McRae*.  Thank's to the snow, sleighing-; is  now. in order and the liveryman has  cause to rejoice.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over  Bank ot  Commerce.   Both'phones.  �� There is talk that another ball is to  be given at.the Mo'her Lode  mine at  an early date.  Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction of teeth at Dr. Mathi-  son's. tf  Manager Hart, of ��� the Auditorium  is in correspondence with the secretary  of the Rossland Operatic society, with  a view to.having the company come  over here after the presentation in  " Rossland of its initial opera.  For instructions on piano,' violin,  mandolin, etc-, see Prof. Kauffmann,  Greenwood Music Store.  David James,- locator.,' of the Silver  Gem group on Richter mountain, in  the Similkameen district, 3pent New  Year's in town.  1 All Knights of Pythias in the vicinity are cordiall invited to attend the  social gathering on Wednesday evening, 9th inst., at Masonic hall.  All kinds of Taxidermist work done  by T. B. Winnett, Silver street.      tf  F...B. Van Buskirk, city engineer,  Rossland, and wife, are the guests of  Mr. and Mrs. Sydney M.- Johnson during tne holidays. Mr. Van Buskirk  is interested in the Bruce mine and  other Boundary properties.  Large collection of sheet music at 5;  10 and 15 cents. Greenwood Music  Store. - ���'���'���'"  The Pyritic Hotel, at the smelter addition to the Boundary Falls townsite,  was the scene of a merry dance on  New Year's night; The Midway  orchestra was in attendance and quite  a number took in the party from Midway and this city. Lewis brothers,  the prospectors, were the hosts.  Police Magistrate Hallett will bejjat  thie city: hall on Wednesday, January  9th> at 2 o'clock.inthe afternoon, for  th$" purpose of hearing'the applications  of those whose names may have been  omitted from the municipal; list ;6f.  voters. .. "'    '���.���".'.'.'-���" '���'  Fred H. Oliver, secretary-treasurer  of Ithe Morrison- Mining company, returned to* the city last week, after  spending the Xmas holidays with his  family in Spokane. He says that in  the Falls City 'much attention is how  being directed to the Boundary district  and that capital will hot be slow in  coming* in.the spring.       * >  :f he masquerade ball, given last  Friday by the ladies of the Skookum  Tillicum club, was largely attended  "and -an exceedingly, delightful affair.  The -ball room at the "Windsor hotel  Twaslavishlj. decorated with flagsjbunt-  . jngj evergreen' and Chinese lantern,  giving it a pretty effect.y. The room  was crowded but this did. not prevent  the merry party enjoying .the occasion:  to the top. notch. A rechej-chc supper  was served at midnight and dancing  was indulged in for quite; a'time after.  ��� What would .have been a disastrous  fire was narrowly averted by.**the pres:  ence of mind of the employees of-the  Wallace-Miller store yesterday, afternoon. A leaky gasoline lamp caused  the   trouble, and  created quite"a coh-  *���' flagration,, that foir a few minutes  threatened to h destroy everything.  Fortunately a hose and : water was  available and the blaze put out. The  fireidepartment was not notified. The  loss to the stock was principally, caused  -by water and only amounts to a few  dollars. '���**'���      ;" '"'  Messrs. Cunningham & Andersen;  electricians, have installed an electric  light plant; in* the Yale-Columbia Lumber;; company's saw mill, Deadwood  camp. The plant consists of three-  horse power Comstock: engine,. one  Warner dynanioyahd 25 lights. ' Beside the mill the dining hall, bUnk  house and stables aire furnished with  light, and at night the buildings preT,  sent   quite an array; of illumination.  =jrhe_-.firm-_has_.also_.completed^theJn-,  stallation of electric yiights at Jthe  skating"; rink^ Morrison and Anderson's three buildings, and the Knob  Hill hotefat Phoenix.  no easy matter to say just what a Good  Roads Association ought to try to accomplish. Mr. Deane, the president of  the association, suggested that its  efforts ought to be chiefly in an educative line, and perhaps this is about its  most useful scope at the'present .time.  . The ultimate object of the movement  is the taking-'of road building wholly  out of politics and the handling of the  whole matter by.: some responsible organization, which, though accountable  to the government and legislature, will  not be political in its construction and  tenure of office. Just how this can be  reached is the open question, and there  are and will continue to be wide differences of opinion upon it. Possibly  it is best to apply,at once to the whole  province the system of local government; arid-entrust the local organizations with the control of ..the road  money, subject to a certain degree of  government supervision. Perhaps it  is too soon to think of organizing the  whole province on the lines found  suitable in more thickly settled and  smaller jurisdictions. ��� Perhaps the  true solution for. the time being is to  create a permanent road bureau, with  a practical man ��� in charge, who shall  report to the minister of .public works,  and shall not be removed except for  cause to be stated to the legislature.  We are all familiar with the influence  which prevert road building from useful channels in too many cases. A  candidate makes promises during his  canvass, and tries to carry them out  after he is elected. He tries to keep  supporters together by a. judicious distribution of patronage and the road  money is the largest source of patron"-  age. It is not ih human nature to resist the temptations thus offered to employ public money with an;eye, in part  at least, to turning thev expenditure to  political advantage.  The government that takes'up this  question and offers something like a  practical solution of it will confer a  lasting obligation upon the province,  and we believe would find the members of'. the legislature ready to assist  in -perfecting and carrying such a  me_-sure * into: effect.y Every member  wotikf be" very glad to be relieved of  the responsibility of'supervising road  expenditures. 7 * Members would ' bf  course be consulted as to the wants of  their constituencies in a general way,  but there would be: ah end of the apportioning of the road money between  minor subdivisions and political henchmen!* "If a permanent ��� bureau ,wer&  established the object of the person in  charge would' be to: use the money  economically, so as to hiake'the best  possible showing in his own interest.  It would"alsb-be possible, for road construction to be carried on according to  some regular plan, and for.repairing tp  be d'onersyBteinatically. We think'the  advantages of a permanent road bureau  are very great, and while not losing-  sight of the importance of- considering;  how far" the system of local government can be extendedto the province,  we urge the government to take into its  seribusconsideration:the establishment  ofrsuch a branch, of the" public service.  Tr-Colonist. 7-! 7-"1-."'.''       '  Corporation of the City of  Greenwood.  PUBLIC NOTICE  Is hereby g-iven to the electors of the municipality of the City of Greenwoon that I require  the presence of the said electors. at tlie City  Hall, Greenwood, on the 14th day of January,  1901, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing; persons to represent them in the municipal  council as mayor and alderriieu.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall  be as follows:  The candidates shall he nominated in writing-; the writing shall he subscribed by two  voters of the ruuniripality as proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered to the Returning  Officer at any time between the date of the  notice and 2 p. m. of the day of the nomination,  and in the event of a poll being necessary, snch  poll will beopened oii the 17th.day of January,  ���1901, at the City Hall, Greenwood, of which  every person is hereby required to take notice  and govern himself accordingly. .    .  Sec. 14.-^Tlie'"council of .every City Municipality incorporated after the 23rd day of April,  1892, and*of every City Municipality hereafter  incorporated under the "Municipalities Incorporation Act," shall"cousist_of a mayor and not  more than nine nor less than five aldermen:  , (a) After the first municipal election, theper-  sons qualified to be nominated for and elected  as the mayor of such city shall be such persons  as are male British subjects of the full age of  twenty-one years, and are not -disqualified underany law, and have beeu'for'the six'months  next preceding the day of nomination the reg-  istered owner, in the'Land Registry- Office, of  land or real property in the city of the assessed  value, on the last municipal assessment roll,  of one thousand dollars or more oyer and  above any registered incumbrance or charge,  and who are otherwise duly qualified as municipal voters:     ��� -  ' (b) After the first municipal election, the persons qualified to be nominated for and elected  as aldermen of such city shall he such persons  as are male British subjects of the full age of  twenty-one years, and are not not disqualified  under any law, and have been for the six  months next precedingthe day of nomination  the registered ' owner; in the laud Registry  Office, of land or real property in. the city of  the assessed value, on the last municipal assessment roll, of five hundred dollars or more  overand above any registered incumbrance or  charge, and who are otherwise qualified as  municipal voters.  G. B. TAYLOR, Returning Officer.  COMPANIES' ACT, 1897.  A DEEP MYSTERY.  GOOD ROADS  MEETING.  .������t The delegates elected by the local  "Good Roads associations were in ses-  ��� sion yesterday in this city and the discussions were very interesting-yOf  course- there was no difference of opinion as the value of good'roads to the  community, but there was. some as tp  the best way to make the association  efficient. The question'is not free from  difficult)-, and the experience of other  localities is not a very good guide.  British Columbia is exceptional in  many ways. Its dimensions are enormous. For the most part settlement is  sparse. Many settlements are isolated.  Not only are highways needed but in  many cases t-ails are even more essential.-: Then we have localities where  municipal councils collect and expend  the road money, and.others where the  department of public works has charge  of the whole subject, the money being  paid out of the public, treasury. In  this province trunk roads mean more  than they do almost anywhere else in  Canada; yet trunk roads may be of little service without by-roads. In most  parts of Eastern Canada a system of  expenditure and method of road con-  . struction - applicable to one locality  suits every other locality equally as  well. Here there are various considerations *to be taken into account, and  many of them are radically different  from the_ others.' It is perhaps correct  to say that in no part of the Dominion  is .the road question surrounded with  greater or a greater variety of . difficulties  than here, and for this reason is  It is a mystery why women endure  backache,. headache, nervousness;  sleeplessness,melahcholy fainting and  dizzy spells when- thousands have  proved that Electric Bitters will quickly cure such troubles, "I .suffered for  years with kidney trouble," writes Mrs  Phebe Cherley, of Peterson, la., '-and  a lame back pained me so I could not  dress . myself, but Electric Bitters  wholly_ cured mc,   and,   although   73  years old, I now am able to do all my  housework." It: overcomes constipation, impjoves appetite, gives perfect  health. Only 50c at Miller Bros.'drug  store.  Morrison Mines. Limited (Non-Personal Liability).  Take notice that the shares in the Morrison  Mines, Limited, (Non-Personal Liability) hereinafter described, have been declared in. default  arid-will be sold at public auction to the highest  bidder for cash,.at the.office of the said .company, Rendell building, -Copper street, Greenwood, B.C., on Friday, the 1st day of February ;i" A. D-, 1901, at the hour of four o'clock  in the afternoon, to satisfy assessments' which  have been made thereon aud are in default for  a period exceeding sixty days after notice and  demand of payment of such assessments.  No. of  ; Certificate.  No. of  Shares.  Amount of As  sessment Due  and "Unpaid. .'  NOTICE   OF   FORFEITURE.  To C. A. Peterson, late of Eholt Creek in Yale  district  ���Sir:, You are hereby notified that we have  expended $100 in labor and improvements upon  the "Silent Friend" Mineral Claim, situate in  Long Lake camp, formerly Gold Drop Camp,  iii the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District in British Columbia, as will appear by  a, Certificate of Work recorded December 1st,  1899, in the office of the Mining Recorder for the  said Kettle River Miniug.Division, in order to  hold said claim under the provisions of Section  24 sbi the Mineral Act, such being.the amount  required to hold the said claim for the year  ending 10th May, 1900.  And if at the expiration of ninety [90) days of  publication of this notice you fail or refuse to  contribute your proportion of the expenditure  required under said-section 24, together with all  costs of advertising,your interests in said claim  shall become vested in the subscribers (your co-  owners) under Section 4 of the "Mineral Act  Amendment Act, 1900.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 9th day of  November, 1900.  Thomab McDonnell,  Spencer Benerman,  .* Joseph A. Frank.  HAiX-crx & Shaw, Solicitors.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby, given that at the firs;  meeting of the Licence Commissioners for the  City of Greenwood held after thirty days from  the date hereof I shall apply for a transfer  from me to Thomas Pieckart and Phil McDonald of the Hotel Licence held by me for  the Arlington Hotel, Copper street, in the City  of Greenwood,  J. E. HOOPER.  Dated December 3rd, Woo.  NOTICE).  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the License Commissioners for the City  of-Greenwood, held after thirty days from the  date hereof, we shaliapply fo- a trausfer from  us to Frank Fera & Co., of the hotel licence held  by ns for the s,Ottawa Hotel" situated on  Silver street, in the City of Greenwood.  KNUT "WILSON.  J. HAGEN.  Greenwood,B.C. 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Rope, Sinking and Station Pumps.  Chain Blocks-  $ Warehouse. | Boilers, Receivers, Etc,  .9 ������    .     . 9  9********9***9     : ��� ; ���   CANABIAN RANB DRILL. C0.  Conapressors and Rand Rock Drills, in which the highest degree of Perfection" has  been attained,  R. P. WILLIAMS,  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  F. R.  ROSSLAND,   B.C.  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  ���4-  ammmmw^^  **-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  MANUFACTURERS OF  -**  Sergeant  '���'���"  ������  R0GK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX iand CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS . . . .  BOILERS,-HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc. C0MP^FESEKXIPMENTS  5^:    Agents For The Bullock Diamond Drills.  OF ALL KINDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSSLAND.  |~   ti. J3. 0.-m-��nalBy, tiosslatid, B. &* R. ti. Kirttpafrief.. Greenwood, B. *Z*   ~s  NOTICE  The first sitting-s of the Court of Revision  and Appeal, for hearing- complaints, if any,  against the assessments for A. D., 1901, in the  South Division of East Yale and part of Rossland Riding,.will be held as follows:  ; In the Government office, Fairview, 12th of  January, 1901, at 12 noon.  In the Government office, Greenwood, 14th of  Jannary. 1901, at 10 a. m.  In the Government office, Grand Tories, 15th  of January, 1901, at 10 a. rn.  . D. RABBITT,  Judjge of the Court of Revision and Appeal.  Fairview, December 18, 1900.  Boundary Creel- Mining & Milling Co;Ltd:  Notice of Annual and Special General  Meetings.  Notice- is hereby given that the annua :  general meeting of shareholders in theabove  named company will be'held at the office of the  company, Greenwood, on Thursday, January  17.1901, at'3 o'clock p. m., to receive a report of  the Directors/and. Auditor forthe year 1900;  and to elect directors for the ensuing-year.  A special geueral meeting of shareholders  will be held at tlie same place at 3:30 o'clock p.  iii., of*the same day, to authorize the sale or  other disposal of the lands, properties and  other assets of the companj- upon such terms  or conditions' if any, as the said meeting,shall  determine. ,-':'   ���   -     '-'  J. W. NELSON,  : : Secretary.  Greenwood, B. C, December 26,1900. ,  Mineral Act 1896.  ;     CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  7 ���: "��� -NOTICE.  BUR*NS, BURNS FRACTIONAL, COPPER  TRUST FRACTIONAL, SCRANTON  . OTIS FRACTION and PICLADILLY  FRACTION Mineral Claim ,situate in the  Kettle. River Mining Division of Yale  'District. "Where located: In Deadwood  - Camp. "  TAKE NOTICE that I, E. A. Bielenberg  Free Miner's. Certificate " No.  B_26., intend sixty days from date hereof to  apply .to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose ��� of obtain ing  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.  Da tedthis -23rd-'day of ��J u un^ArX) .-y-1900.��� -=  E. A. BIELENBERG  IMP10VED SINMNG PUMPS.  PISTON PATTERN.  This pump is of comparatively: light  weigiit, easy to handle and gives,un-  qualied satisfaction. .It has no-projecting valve gear or parts liable to  breakages in. handling-. It is flitted  with convenient suspending hooks arid  is easily repacked. ���  . We give special attention to the Construction  of all Pumpingi machinery frequired for Mine  Work and Manufacture any Type of Pump for  any Special Duty���Pumps actuated ty Compressed Air, Pumps for Bad Mine Water, Station  Pumps, etc. Catalogue and Specifications upon  request.  1 HORTHEY ..AMY, LIMITED.  Toronto. Canada.  CUNLIFF&MoMILI_AN.  . Agents at. Rossland.  CEO. A.WALKEM& CO.  Agents at Vancouver.  NOTICE.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Imcrovement-  NOTICE.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in the  ���-.- Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : In Copper camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. _E. Shaw as  agent for James R. McMackson, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B13 56 and William H.  McMackson, Free Miners Certificate No. B13593  intend; sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder 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 nijist be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20lh day of November, 1899.  192 C. JE. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "MAPLE LEAF" Mineral Claim situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Skylark  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for William J. Porter Free  Miner's Certificate No.' B29S97, intend,  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements foe the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  _ And further take notice that   action under  Seetion 37   must   be   commenced   before   the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  / Dated this 34th day of November, A. D��� 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  Dated this 28th day ot December, A. D., 1900.  A. F.OLIVER,  Secretary MoirisonMines, Limited.  MINERAL   ACT,  1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. ;:  JOHANNESBERG   Minerl   Claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.  Where located :   In Skrlark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Otto Dil-  ler Free Miner's Certificate No  B7871, intend, sixty days from the dat e liereof  to applj* to the mining recorder foracertifi  cate of improvements for the pnrpo.e of obtain,  ing a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is  suance of such certificlte of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of November. A. D., I90o.  OTTE DILLER.  Notice ts hereby 'given that application will  be made to the Legislqitive Assembly, of the  Province of British Columbia at its next session  for an act to incorporate a company with power  to construct, equip, maintain.. and 'operate' a  single or double line of railway of standard or  narrow gauge for the purpose of conveying  passengers and freig-ht, from,a point- onBu'r-  rard Inlet, at or near the City of Vancouver,  thence via the city.of New Westminister in  an easterly direction along-' the ��� south'- side of  the valley of the Fraser river to some point on  the said Fraser ��� river between the junction of  the Chilliwack river with the said Fraser river  and the town of Yale, thence in an easterly  direction along the valleys of the Chilliwack,  Coqnhalla, Tulameen and Similkameen rivers  or some of them or the tributaries thereof or  some of them by the most feasible route to :a  point between Penticton and the international  boundary on the watercourse connecting Okanagan and Osoyoos Lakes thence by the most  feasible route to a point on the . Kettle river at  or near Rock creek, thence by the most feasible route to a point at or near Midway, thence  by the most feasible route to a point at or near  the City of Grand Forks, with power to construct, equip, maintain^ and operate, from any  pbiht**on1the"saidIrailway,="branches-iand extensions of the same of uot more than thirty, miles  in length, and roads, bridges, ways, ferries,  wharves, docks, and coal bunkers; with power  toj build, own, equip,, operate and - maintain  steam and other vessels and boats, telegraphs,  telephones, and tramway, aerial or otherwise  and to carry on a general express business  either as separate undertakings or in connection  with the said railway-and the said branches  and extensions; with power to generate electricity .for the supply of light, heat and power  and dispose of and deal with tbe same at a profit  in any of the districts or localities .through-  which the said railway, branches and extensions pass; with power to expropriate lands for  any of the purposes of the company and to acquire lands, bonuses, privileges, or other aids  from any government, municipality, or other  persons or bodies corporate; with power to construct, equip, acquire, lease, maintain, and  operate smelting, reduction, refining, concentrating, or other works for handling and treatment of ores; with power to acquire and operate coal lands and dispose of the proceeds  thereof; with power to acquire, construct, and  operate hotels; with power to make traffic or  other arrangements or amalgamate or connect  with any railway, steamboat, or other company,  or lease, purchase, orotherwise acquire the ae  sets of any such company; and with power to  build wagon roads ta be used in the construction  of said railway and its extension and branches  and in advance of the same and to levy and collect tolls from all parties using and all freight  passing over any such roads, or any such aforesaid docks, wharves, railways, ferries, or vessels owned or operated by the company whether  built before or after the passage of the act hereby applied for and with all other usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or privileges  as maybe necessary or Incidental or conducive  to the attainment of the above objects or of any  of them. ' .  i    HUNTER & OLIVER,  Solicitors for the Applicant.  near Princeton, or as aa alternative route from  the said junction of the Cold Water and Nicola  Rivers- following the valley of the Nicola river  to Nicola lake, thence along the south shore of  the said Nicola Lake to Quiichena creek thence  following the valley of the Quilchena creek. to  the divide of: One Mile or Graveyard creek, ���  thence down the valley of One Mile or Graveyard creek to Princeton at the junction ofthe  Tullameen and Similkameen rivers aforesaid,  thence from .Princeton following down the val-  liey of the said Similkameen river to a point  west 'of Osoyoos Lake, thence in an easterly  direction to the Osoyoos river, crossing the said  liver above Osoyoos Lake or at other convenient points; thence in an easterly direction to  the divide of Rock creek, thence down one of  the tributaries of the Kettle river to the valley  of the Kettle river, thence following the Kettle  river down stream to the town of Midway,thence  from the said town of Midway along the valley  of the Boundary creek to 'the City of Greenwood and from the said City of Greenwood m  a southeasterly-direction to the City of Grand  Forks with power to construct, operate and  maintain branch lines to Aspen Grove Camp to  the Tullameen River camps and to Copper and  Kennedy Mountains and other points and with  power to-construct operate and maintain all  necessary-bridges, roads, ways and ferries and  to construct, acquire, own and maintain  wharves and'docks in connection therewith and  to construct,*own, acquire, equip and maintain  steam and other vessels -and boats and-operate-  the'same on any navigable waters and to construct, ojperate and maintain telegraph and  telephone lines along the routes of said railway  and its branches or in connection therewith and  to trahsmitines8age8 for commercial purposes  and to collect tolls therefor and to generate  electricity arid supply light, heat and power  and to acquire and receive from any government, corporation or. persons grants.01 land,  money, bonuses, privileges or other assistance  in aid of the construction of the company's  undertaking and to connect with and enter into  traffic or other arrangements with railway,  steamboat or other companies and for all rights,  powers arid privileges necessaay in or incidental  to the premises and for other purposes.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 10th day of  November, 1900.  WILSON & SENKLER, /  Solicitors for the Applicants.  BUREAU OF PROVINCIAL INFORMATION "  NOTICE is hereby given that application will  be made to the Legislative Assembly of  thc Province of British Columbia at its next  session for a private bill to incorporate a com-  pany to build, equip, maintain and operate a  line or lines of railway of standard gauge from  a point at or near the junction of the Cold  Water and Nicola Rivers, thence following the  Cold Water River up stream about 22 miles,  thence running easterly through a natural pass  from the Cold Water River to the divide to the  west fork of the Otter River, thence down the  west fork of the Otter river to the main river,  thence following the Otter river to its junction  with the Tullameen river to Otter Flat, thence  following the Tullameen river down stream to  its junction with the Similkameen river at or  IN ORDER that the Government may be in  possession of definate information with  which to supply those seeking investments in  this Province, I am Instructed to invite particulars from those who have propert'es for sale,  and who may feel disposed to forward such.-  particulars to thi6 office for the purpose in  question.  In view of the proposed early re-organization  of the Agent General's Office in London, England, the desirability of having on file a list of  farms and other properties for sale, with full  and accurate details, is obvious. Properties  submitted may include farms and farm lands,  industriaL or commercial concerns, timber  limits, water powers, or other enterprises  affording opportunities for legitimate investment.  It is not proposed to recommend properties  to intending investors, but to afford access to  the classified lists and all available information  connected therewith, and to please enquirers It  communication with the owners.  The fullest particulars are desired not only  of the properties themselves, but. the localities  in which they are situated, and the conditions  affecting them. For this pnrp5..e printed  schedules will, npon application, be forwarded  to those desirous of making sales.  R. E. GOSNELL,  Secretary, Bureau of Provincial Information.  De yon owe the Greenwood Times  $2. Your subscription labie will tell  you. Subscriptions payable in advance.  -iZ&--,rrZZ  Spew-, January 3,  1901.  6eenwo6d "WEE I*Y 1*IMES  -a.  'if^}i>  WH  HI  MS  2i_��  Diamond Jewellry,  Pearl Jewellry,  _!_!__-.  _*/.X  _2i_i  21SI  _\IA  59g  _5.-��  CLOCKS,  \rvnw  CUT CLASS,  PERFUMES    ���-'  Souvenier  QUEENS WARE,  MIRRORS  LEATHER GOODS,  ETC., ETC.  *.'������'*_  ��*��.*_.  -.-.���V'-l  FA'!,"  w  w  ___A__  "%^'*'  -*. ..'.*���  i��T7-n  K  ��./..-  -TV.*  IstSc  _______  -IBfe  -.7   .  -  IS**?  FJiL*<  ii  K._:.-3I  iros*  AMONG THE MINES.  Phoenix before the end of the week.  .That operations on the construction of  a smelter by Mr. Breen sometime during- the summer seems to be a forgone  conclusion. Mr. ��� Breen is a smelterman, and when he took over the holding's of the Dominion Copper company-  he did so with a view to treating the  product of the mines at his own works*  From a party who is in close touch  with the new management it is learned  that the plant will be built on this side  of the.line, and as near as possible to  the mines.  A  A special meeting of shareholders  in the Boundary Creek Mining and  Milling company, limited, is to be held  in Greenwood Thursday afternoon,  17th. inst, to consider a proposal to  turn over fhe whole of the mineral  claims, land aiid .other assets of the  company to a new company to be  formed in ling-land for the purpose of  acquiring these and of developing the  mining properties.. The proposal  comes from'the I^ondon and Canada  Syndicate, limited, of London, England, which holds about one-half of the  stock in the local company. The  directors of the syndicate suggest the  orgahizaton iu England of a company  with a nominal capital of ,��75,000  (about $375,000) in 75,000 shares of the  par valueof ,��1 ($5) each.. Of these 45,-  000 would be exchanged for the 1,500,-  000 shares in the. present company,  which exchange would give three ��l  shares for every 100 shares in the old  company.    This     would     mean   that  these iatteT^h"afe^~would' be'purchased  by the new company at the rate of  about 15 cents per share, payable in  stock. Of the balance of the shares in  the new company 20,000 would be  offered for subscription and these  * would give the new company a working capital of about $100,000 with which  to pay off the existing^liabilities of the  old company arid to supply a power  plant and develop the more promising  of the claims. Advices from London  are to.the effect, that the directors of  the London and Canada Syndicate are  confident of success in floating the  proposed new company should the  sanction of shareholders representing  the requisite majority of shares in the  old company be given without delay.  They have heretofore found difficulty  in obtaining capital for the further development of the company's properties  owing chiefly to the fact that English  investors are not disposed to provide  money where, as in this case under existing conditions, the control of the  company is so far removed from London. ������ On the other hand they have  been assured of financial .support conditionally that control be held in London. The local directors, seeing no  other means of raising the capital  necessary for a resumption,of work on  an effective scale, favor the acceptance  of the proposition submitted by the  English shareholders, whose large  holding of shares in the present company has cost them so much money,  that they must make the new company  strong financially and a success in  order to recoup themselves: for their  earlier outlay, tn . thus working for  their own advantage they must at the  same time benefit the local shareholders, for all alike will receive only  that has, under an agreement, taken  over the properties of this company, is  down   at Spokane but is to be back at  stock in the new company���not cash���  for their shares in the old one.  The Boundary Creek Mining and  Milling company owns a group of fourteen adjoining mineral claims, situate  near Greenwood, and nearly all crown  granted. It also owns what is known  as the McDonnell ranch, at the junction of Eholt and Boundary creeks. It  will be remembered that last year two  carloads of ore from its Gold Bug  claim were sent to the Trail smelter  and returned respectively $150 andS154  per ton net; also that the ore from  several of its claims shown by Mr.-D.  A. Holbrook at the Spokane exposition  of 1899, received second award for individual mineral exhibit, though its'  competitors were numerous from  British Columbia and the states of  Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.   :.  Morrison has been the leading stock  traded in tne past week, some 30,000  shares having changed hands in Greenwood at prices ranging from 3��/�� to  3}(c. Winnipeg sold at 3l/2 in small  lots, and remains at this figure,though  it is not quoted below for the reason  that the Spokane stock exchange has  cut it off the list. From the first of  the year several other stocks have been  taken off the board and more active  ones listed in their place. Commencing  uext week, the Times will quote the  shares of the Rossland stock exchange  in place of the Spokane quotations as  the list embraces more Boundary companies. The following are today's  quotations from Spokane, supplied by  H. M. Keefer, share broker, room 4,  Wallace-Miller block:  Mines.  Ask  Bid  Cariboo..:   Deer Trail   w  VA  Rambler-Cariboo   zsv.  2*,  Republic Consolidsted   65  60'/,  Black Tail.. ;....  10',.  9'A  Butte and Boston,   Vfi  IV.  Crystal   s  Lone Pine_ :.'   TA  m  Mountain Lion   25  21  Morning Glory   1%  VA  (Juilp..;... :..  '2it>  22  Tom Thumb...   13*.  llV*  Bvening- Star   6'A  -  Rossland Giant. :..   3  2%  rron Mask   29  34  Morrison   4  3%  Waterloo.....   3%  2%  I. K. L..   21  18 V.  Sullivan   14%  13%  Spokane is to hold an International  Exposition in the summer of 1892 and  preliminary steps are now being taken  to assure the ultimate success of the  undertaking. It will be officially  known as the Pacific Northwest International Exposition and will have the  endorsatioh of the Federal government,  at least to the tune of $250,000 as a  starter. The. proposed exposition will  to a large extent be devoted to a grand  display of the mineral wealth of the  Inland Empire in particular, and the  different states embraced in the Pacific  Northwest, including this province.  To this attraction it is not unlikely  that an electrical palace will be added  Spokane, in days gone by, was noted  for its hustle, and great credit is.due  its citizens for the way "in which they  aided with capital and muscle the development of the mining industry contiguous to the Falls city, so that it is  natural to suppose that they will make  the proposed exposition a magnificent  one. When the doors are thrown open  the wealth of the Boundary district  will doubtless . be properly demonstrated by a large and attractive exhibit. At least the occasion to advertise this section should not be neglected  as it was at the last fruit fair, much to  the regret of many miue owners here  and to the management of the mineral  department.  -At -the-annuaUmeeting~=-of ^-.shareholders of the Mountain View Copper  company, limited, held at Eholt on  December 27, the old board of directors  were re-elected and the following officers appointed for the ensuing year:  Pat Welch, president; G. A. Rendell,  vice president; Jno. M. Scrafford,  managing director; and J. R. Mackintosh, secretary-treasurer.  ���- .  At the Marguerite, Deadwood camp,  a gallows frame, engine hotlse and ore  bins are being built. After pumping  out the mine further development will  be prosecuted in the east and west  drifts at the 100-foot level, before sinking is resumed. The crosscut tunnel  is in. 70 feet. The Ah There was  pumped out yesterday and sinking was*  started today.  Recent assays of ore from the face  of the drift ou the Huinming.Bird, iu  Brown's camp, returned values as follows:, Gold, $41.34; silver, 90 cents;  and gold, $24.80; silyer, $1.68. The  face of the drift is all in ore.. On the,  surface a force of men is -prospecting  the" vein by open cuts.  Ore bins and a platform are to be  built .at the Emma, in Summit cams^  Surface stripping of the big ledge disclosed by the railroad cut is still going on. ~  In thc drift on the No. 3 vein on the  Morrison, copper s nlphide is now coming in freely. " ,  '..'  THE MINERS' BALL.  A Merry Time Was Had on New Year's  Eve at the Auditorium.  The members of the Greenwood  Miners' Union, No. 22, W. F. of M.,  and their friends danced the old century out and the new century in oa  New Year's eve" The Auditorium was  crowded and the affair was a decided  success in every way. Beside those in  attendance from the city quite a number came in from Phoenix and Dead-  wood. The Auditorium was attractively decorated with mottos, bunting and  flags, and with a good floor and excellent music nothing had been left undone to make the ball a feature of the  winter season. Credit is due the following members who had the dance in  hand, M. H. Kane, Robert Donagin,  Thomas Pieckart, James Fisher and  E. Shea. .The proceeds go to form a  nucelus for a fund to build a Miners'  Union hall, which the growth of the  local union now warrants.  DISASTROUS FIRE AT MIDWAY.  On Friday morning shortly after 2  o'clock fire broke out out in the Boundary hotel, Midway, owned by Thos.  McAuley, and the building, as -well as  a log building adjoining, \vere burned  to the ground. The fire originated in  the basement, and it is supposed, must  have been caused by the furnace. It  seems that the first one to discover  that the building was on fire was E. A.  McAuley, brother of the proprietor.  His room was on the groud floor, and  he was awakened by hearing a rig  drive past at a rapid gait. When he  awoke he smelled smoke and then  noticed it coming through the tran-  some over the door. He at,once went  to all the rooms and awoke the inmates  and as the entire building was filled  with smoke, it was with ^-reat cifflculty  that some of them got outside safely.  By this time the fire had been observed  by some of the citizens and an alarm  raised which soon brought assistance.  The cash register was taken out of the  bar and at the time it was done flames  were coming through the floor at. the  other end of the room. Some, of the  boarders saved a few articles of wearing apparel, but most of them had  barely time to slip on a meagre supply  of clothes and get outside. In an incredibly short time the whole building  was a mass of flames, and only for the  fact that there was no wind blowing  the loss would have been much greater.  As it was,only by the strenuous efforts  o~f the 'Hfizerisr whb fbrined;a-bucket-  brigade and carried water from the  river, was the big livery stable across  the street, saved, and its present  blackened and charred condition tells  the story of its narrow escape. In a  cellar separate from ' the hotel was a  stock of about $2,000 worth of liquor,  which was saved.. The total loss was  between $9,000 and $10,000, on which  an insurance of about $5,000 existed in  ^4.4.4 4,4.4,4,4.4.4.4,4. .fr-fr-fr 4 4 4 4.-^ % 4--^4*.  ���*  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  e e  ��� ���  &kv%r&  A FEW PIECES BELGIUM CUT" GLASS LEFT,  A very nice assortment of English Oak ware such  as Waiters, Salad Bowls, Butter Dishes, Biscuit Jars,  Liquor Sets, etc, Also a very fine line of Sterling  Novelties, and last but not least a very full line of  Souvenir Goods such as Tea Spoons, Goffee Spoons,  Paper Knives, Salt Spoons,  Mustard Spoons,   etc.  Call and Inspect Our Stock Before Buyine-  No Trouble To Show Goods.  ���^SPR��TT & MACPHERSON..  . ...THB   LEADING   JEWELLERS...  New Stand in th.e Wallace-Aliller Block, Copper Street.  V*  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  ptfyfy4444444444444444444444'^  1 niL  Head Office: TORONTO.  Paid up Capital $6,000,000.  President.:   HON. G. A. COX.'.-  General Manager:   B. E WALKER.  AsslGcn'cral Manager: J. H. PLUMMER  /  Greenwood Branch  Drafts and.   Money. Orders  sold payable at any Banking  point in the world.  9***************9***^**9  9 9  1 X F. J. MITCHELL X |  * __������������ ���������.  *  *  *  *  9  9  *  *  9  9  *  *  *  *  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  *  9  9  9  *  *  9  9  *  9  *  *  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  -9  9  9  9  9  9  *  9  9  9  9  9  9  *  *  is  11-  1  Shop worn goods  for your Fall Suit  when you can secure  New Goods of  the  most   fashionable  pattern which have  just arrived  V.  The Biggest and best  assortment of Fall Suit-'  i-tigs ever brought into *  % the Boundary,  XX  9  .9  9  9  9  .9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ;*  9  9  ���9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  .9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  *  9  9  .9  9  9  *  9  9  9  (I  THE TAILOR  ^-CpPPeLSt.  1*********9***9*9  the \Phoenix, of London, England;  Scottish Union and National, of Edinburgh; and British America Jof Toronto. The cash register was insured  in the "Western, of Toronto, but they  will suffer no loss. Mr. H. J. Ceperly,  of the firm of Ceperly, Mackenzie &  Rounsfell, of Vancouver, head office  for the above companies, will be in  Midway in a few days to adjust the loss.  Don't forget the South End Grocer  store when buying fruit and groceries;  Wm. Graham proprietor. tf  THOUSANDS SENT INTO EXILE.  Every year a large number of poor  sufferers whose lungs are sore and  racked with coughs are urged to go to  another climate. But this is costly  and not always sure. Don't be an exile  when Dr. King's New Discovery for  Consumption will cure you at home.  Its the most infallible medicine for  coughs, colds, and all throat and lung  diseases on earth. The first' dose  brings relief. Astounding cures result from persistent use. "Trial bottles  free at Miller Bros.' drug store. Price  50c and $1;   Every bottle guaranteed.  TO THE  DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her deafness  and noises in. the head by Dr. Nicholson's artificial ear drums, gave $10,000  to his institute, so that deaf people  unable to procure the ear drums may  have them ir^.e. Address No. 14520C,  The Nicholson Institute, 780 Eighth  Avenue, New York, U. S. A.  For fine sleighs or cutters call at  Winnett's carriage works,Silver street.  "__.i-i.V--V.,   ry     ���W.  . . . 'J II  . ..  D>  /. F>.  ARMSTRONG,  PROPRIETORa  . ____Js_The_Best Hotel in The City.  7    Every Modern Convenience  -Srabam # Parry,  Proprietors.  .-1. ���   . ��� .-������������      1  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Streets,;,, , , Greenwood, R C  ..The Clarendon  ������  THE -BEST  ������MJE0AI&:; IN  THE :GITY   SERVED  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO DINNER PARTIES.  Mpst comfortable and well furnished room*, steam heated  "   and lighted by electric light.    Can be had from  .,$10 PerM  MRS. DOWDING, ''^;rCh^  rQ^sla^O ENGINEEfflNG WORKS  ���;"-'.'<���" cunLiff&mcmillan  Pouiiders, Machinists and  "Ooilermakers���Manufactu'rers of Ore" C-i.q  ;��.i  r��� ,���- 7  or write  us for complete list before you bur.   We mav hi..   i���Zx -w. . V5  Agents for Nortbey Pumps-Stock Carrie*. J ** llat you"eed-  THIRD AVENUE  ROSSLAND  P. 0. BOX 198  PETER QENELLE, PRES.  J.' QENELLE, VICE-PRES.  J. POUPORE, SECRETARY.  LIMITED,  General.' Office,', si*  ..Greenwood, B. C.' j$j  ^ffi Our    Yards   and  Mills   are  g|=J located as follows. :             .  ����w Greenwood,    Phoenix,   Dead-  $m wood City, Eholt No. 1, Ehol No.  SffiS 2, X/onj,' I,al_e, Rock Creek, Sky-  8S2 lark  Camp,   Nakusp,   Bobson,  g*K Ymir and Rosslaud.  W "'  ���y**\**?\r*'\r'W\*^mXA*'\rA*f'W>^*^*^  ���JL-Ki K1NG&G0  XMAS.  A box of cigars is always appreciated as a Christmas gift.  We have the following- brands of  /  CIGARS.  L,I-.DA, $1.75.  HENRY VANE, $2.00  FLOR DE MELT A, $2.25. *  JOSERAMIEY, $2,75.  JOSE RAMIEZ CABINETS,   $3,25  Other splendid brands of Imported and domestic cigars in  boxes of 25, 50 and 100. : : : :  Pipes���Meerschaum and Briar.  Leather Cigar and Cigarette  Cases from 85c to #$6.   :   :   :    :  ��� e  3  CANDY.  We have plenty for all in  all grades and prices. Ivet  us supply your Christmas tree.  H. A. KING & CO  AT  Foh Runt���Comfortably furnished  hree-roomed cottage.. Apply Times  office.  times blggka;^:  copper stree x

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