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The Greenwood Weekly Times 1901-08-23

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 ii  ,. ���.__../_-_/-j  y-..-.���-��� ywyyy^  - ���- "^''7.777''"  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundai-y Creek Mining District,  #vol. viir.  GREENWOOD. B.C.. FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1901.  No. 45  KNOB HILL  UNIQUE ORE QUARRIES ON THE BIG  MINING  PROPERTY.  CAPABLE      OF     GIVING  Enormous Tonnage of Ore���Description of Underground Workings  of Granby Mines-  it is almost impossible/for any one  who has not visited andseen for himself the big- open cuts at the Knob Hill  mine to form an'adequate idea of the  extent and astonishing- productiveness  of these unique ore quarries. Even  those who from time to time have seen  them can scarcely realize the enormous  tonnage of ore they are capable of giving. Seen from above'they do tiotim-  press the visi.or today too-nything like  ���the extent they will -do after the-' big  ���cut now being made from the level of  -the Knob Hill railway spur shall have,  .some time hence, been advanced into  the hill and so give a face of ore, the  like of which it may be confidently asserted, is not now to be found anywhere  else in Canada, and is not.likely to be  ���for a long while. 1} will be two or  three years, in all probability before  -this open cut or quarry will.have a;face  the full depth available, for the distance-front the starting place of the new  "working, below the Dig- dump "of ore  -taken out in running- the long tunnel  into the Knob Hill, back to the most  -southerly face of-the, quarry, may be  -roughly stated at about 800 or 900  -feet. From the highest point of the  present rock-face down to where the  ���ore is now shot down /.'.the inclined,  shafts to the main tunnel below is  about 60 feet, and these shafts are ISO  ieet on the incline, so that from the  top of the rock-face referred to down to  the tunnel level is somewhere about  "200 feet vertical depth. Then the raii-  Tvay track level is about 30 feet lower  -still, so there is a good margin allowed  in these approximated depths when the  ���vertical height of ore that will be  available above the railway track level  -is stated at 200 feet. As to its width,  -well that can only be surmised by the  writer, in the absence of an opening  -rig-hit across it, but it is surely more  than enough for the present to state  -that the prospective surface workings  of the Knob Hill mine give an avail-  -- able- mass-of- ore���wide-enough^f or,_a  railway track and room for a"steam  shovel to work on each side to loadthe  *x>re cars, and with an eventual vertical  ' iace of 200 feet of ore. Now this will  -.read like fiction, but the rock and the  ....gradually extending workings are there  SCHOOL  j.'**-*.���  M  ,���-*���-  'mi  M  Supplies.  ���\Vc liave in stock a complete lino of all the  newly ;uit,lio-i/.t*il text books, ulso  (A  && SLATES,  SCRIBBLERS,  xHm&y-s>  ETC.  "Onr prices ate right and you can save tnouey  by buying your school suiSpHes from  to be seen by anyone and everyone, the  only condition being that no one will  attempt to take away the whole "shooting match" in his pocket. In all seriousness, the sight is the most impressive in connection with the mining  industry to be seen in the Boundary.  Nor is this all, for it must be kept in  mind that the level of the Knob Hill  tunnel, which is taken as the base of  the above picture, is above the collar of  the shaft of the adjoining mines,  which have large stopes opened at a  a level 200 feet still lower, that is to  saj- that were the 200-foot level of  the* Victoria and Old Ironsides run  far enough south -to come vertically  under the farthest south open ore face  on the Knob Hill it would give a depth  approximately of between 400 and 500  feet of ore,���it may be deeper. And  since the width is not even hinted at  here except to now state that it is very  wide, it may be claimed in all reasonableness that in describing this mass  of ore as "enormous'.'-there is no exaggeration nor the possibility of misleading. There is this' ���further remark  to make���the "imit of depth is by no  means reached, for time and much  more work alone will tell how deep the  ore goes. So it is that-those who think  word pictures such as this is.are untrue  and uot warranted "by the; conditions  that exist are simply unable to conceive the extent of' the mineral resources of this single group of Boundary  mines and need nothing short of ocular  demonstration to convince them that it  is their limited powers of conception  rather than the writers imagination  that is at fault. As to the value���well  it must be taken for granted, that since  the Granby company is still, as it has  been doing for. months, sending to the  smelter without preliminary sorting  the whole of the rock broken down in  this extensive quarry, it contains sufficient value to make its extraction and  treatment a source of profit, else would  the management have ere how ceased  hauling it fornix. .  The undergrotirid workings of the  Granby mines form too big a subject  for more than passing mention in  a notice giving the impressions of a  visit of only an hour or so's duration,  so nuthitig in the direction of a description of them will be attempted just  now. It may be stated that about the  surf ace of the group many evidences of  substantial progress are to be seen. A  commencement has been made to sink  what will eventually be a flve-compart-  men t shaft���the main working shaft of  the group. A 5x5 Bacon hoist was this  week placed in position for doing such  preliminary work as hoisting rock and  lowering timbers for-the time being  in sinking this shaft. A more impor-  tatrt-jtWitio^ the mines-  plant ,is the timber-framing Inacriirie  which should by this time be in operation,' its installation having been  practically completed when the mines  were, visited early this .week. It is a  single end timber framer complete  with wedge sawing machine and having a swinging cut-off saw. It is driven  by a 45-horse power Meyers cut-off engine which, together with all shafting,  pulleys, etc., was manufactured by the  Jenckes Machine company, which sup.  plied the whole plant.. '. The timber  framer and carriage were made by the  Denver Engineering Works and  obtained by the Jenckes people from  the manufacturers. This new plant is  housed in. a well-built sawn lumber  building, the engine being bedded on  a solid rock foundation underneath and  the framer on the floor above. A railway track has been run along the front  of the building and alongside a strong  skidway on which the timbers will be  landed and rolled down to.the carriage  at the lower side whence they will be  run on a tram to the framer.  The mines are maintaining a comparatively large output, occasionally  sending 1,000 tons a day to the smelter.  Ly is evideut that a larger daily output  can be kept up whenever the smelter  shall be in shape to treat it.  THE OLD FLAG  PATRIOTIC GATHERING AT MOTHER  LODE MINE ON SUNDAY.  BRITISH ENSIGN HOISTED  On Flag Staff at the Mine���Patriotic  Speeches by Jno. A- Macdonald  and Others.  There was something of a jubilation  at the Greenwood smelter last Sunday  to celebrate the conclusion of the first  six months' run of the furnace. Of  course there was no stoppage of smelting operations, but the boys found time  to put away, a couple of kegs of beer.  Take your prescriptions to the  Windsor Drug Store, W*. E. Anderson,  Greenwood.  An interesting gathering toook place  at the Mother Lode mine last Sunday  evening in connection with the hoisting for the first time of a large new  British ensign some of the patriotic  workers at the mine.had purchased for  display on all suitable occasions.  These enthusiastic supporters of our  country's flag were not content with  ihe small flag that had hitherto been  flown from the mine flag-staff on holidays and at such other times as called  for a display of bunting, so.; they decided to purchase, by,, subsctiption  among themselves, a flag the size of  which would better accord with their  desires to do honor to the colors of the  land of their birth or adoption. Lately  a flag, of bunting, 9 feet by 18 feet  was received and it was arranged to  mark the occasion of its first flying on'  the mine flagstaff by some little, ceremony. Accordingly Mr. Frederic Keffer, general manager of the British  Columbia Cop->er company, and Mrs.  Keffer, were invited to be present on  the auspicious occasion, and with them  went Miss Keffer, of Cleveland, Ohio,  who is at present the guest of her  brother and Mrs. Keffer. Mr.7R. H.  Hutchens, mine superintendent, * and  Mrs. Hutchens,-.were also guests of  "theboys.". The only press representative present was Master Robert Keffer editor, printer, publisher and  general factotum of the Anaconda  News, consequently that diminutive  publication secured a"'-scoop" much to  tl.e delight of its 3'outhful proprietor.  However, the Times has succeeded in  obtaining particulars of the proceedings, as follows:  At -ha'f. past seven o'clock on the  evening above mentioned, between 100  arid 200 persons assembled around the  flag-staff, in front of the mine dining  hall, to take either an active or passive  part in the programme that had been  arranged (by request) by John A. Macdonald, formerly of Toronto, but' for  jsome^time^past a resident in Frederic-  ton, which is the designati6n"y>f~ the  village at the mine. Mr. Macdonald is  somewhat of a genius in the direction  of speech-making and on this occasion  this poetical orator, who at every suitable opportunity delightsthebovs with  his flow of words, had carte blanche to  indulge his fancy and exercise his  pleasing faculties, and it must be said,  in common justice to him, that he succeeded admirably, rising to the occasion  and infusing a patriotic enthusiasm  into the proceedings that added greatly  to their impressivenessand importance.  His opening oration was distinctly appropriate and interesting, treating of  (1) The Flag���its uses; (2) The Flags  of the Children of Israel when they left  Egypt; (3) "The Flag of Old Rome���  Spor. the meaning; the Senate and people of Rome; (Here he recited "It's Only  an Old Bit.of Bunting;") (4) The Color  Sergeant at Televera who, mortally  wounded, rolled himself up in the flag  and then died: (5) The Brazilian railway engineer-in-chief at the time of  the revolution, when the armed bands  came to the camps they ited the  British flag; (Another recitt .on, "'The  Flag We Have Learned to i.ove;") (7)  Johnson's narrow escape in Cuba, when  the British flag saved him; am' (7) The  blowing up of the gates of Casrmeer.  The oration concluded, the fl; j- was  hoisted. In the words of one who w_ls  an active participator in the proceedings, "As the grand old emblem rose  slowly up the pole more than ahuudred  voices joined in the sweet strains of  'Rule Britannia,' and as it reached the  niizzen peak and spread itself put  languidly on the quiet evening air  three rousing cheers and a 'tiger' were  given for the emblem of liberty."  Continuing, the- enthusiastic scribe  tells of the after proceedings as follows: The joyous crowd then adjourned to the Mother Lode hall where a  sumptous repast was spread. For over  an hour busy tongues played an accompaniment to the plying of knives  and forks. Then the chairman, Mr.  Macdonald, rose to order and the business of drinking toasts began. Toast  No. 1, "The King," with one verse of  the National Anthem, was responded  to by J. A. Crawford. No. 2, "The  President of the United States," by  Mr. Keffer. No. 3, -'The object uf our  gathering/' by J. A. McKinnon, who  for nearly twenty minutes entertained  his hearers with his sparkling wit. No.  4,'"The Union Jack and the Stars and  Stripes," by B. Mclntyre. No. 5, "The  social aspect of our gathering," by Mr.  Burt. No. 6, "The cherishing of our  National Seutimenl," by *A. H. F.  Meyer. No. 7, "Our Mining Industries,"  by Mr. Hutchens; and last, but not  least, the eighth on the lint, ''The  Ladies," responded to by Messrs. Wilson, McCelland, Sophie and Graham.  These four young gentlemen handled  their subject in a manner which showed plainly where their hearts were. A  few words spoken by Mrs. Keffer in  that lady's usual kind manner were  much appreciated by her audience j_s-  Were also the addresses of one or two  other ladies present. At eleven o'clock'  the happy company, after singing the  National Anthem, dispersed. As they  wended their way homeward under the  brilliant arc lights, Britain's Ensign,  which still hung at the top of the staff,  bent gracefully downward as if it  would fain embrace .all who passed beneath its drooping folds.  SMELTER   CLOSED  BEAVERDELL  RENDELL    AND    BEAVERTON    ON  WEST   FORK   AMALGAMATED  BY JOINT STOCK COMPANY  Townsite Owners Decide to Build One  Good Town on West Fork���A  Promising  Outlook.  To Make Necessary Repairs After a Splendid  Record.  After a most successful run of six  months it has been found necessary; to  shutdown for a few days the blast  furnace at the British Columbia Copper  company's smelter, at Greenwood, so  as to'allow of the brickwork forming  the upper part of the furnace being renewed, the bricks being so afiected by  the continuous heat as to have made  their replacement imperative. The  furnace was blown out yesterday afternoon and today bricklayers commenced  to make the requisite renewals.  It is claimed for this single furnace  that ithas made the .-.best record, as re-  gaads daily average tonnage.of. ore  ���treated, "known in.the history of copper  smel ti n g. Dun rig five mbnth^to July  Hit its average of ure t/eated was i71  tons a day. Latterly the average has  been materially increased, that for the  month of July having been 385 tons  per day.  ""The"closing dowti-of-thesntelter-=has  involved a similar, temporary suspension of work at the Mother Lode mine,  where all the men directly engaged in  stoping and raising ore have also been  laid off. The mine ore bins are all  filled, ,as too, are most of those at the  smelter, where there is now only room  for the ore that is coming in daily from  from the B. C. mine, in which shipments there will not be any interruption. A few men are still employed at  timbering and other mine work requiring to be done. It is definitely  promised that work will be resumed  next Wednesday or Thuasday. Meanwhile thc re-nairs at the smelter will be  executed as expeditiously as possible,  and it is intended to blow in the furnace  again on Thursday, or earlier if  practicable.  The erection of the second furnace,  already arranged for, will in the future  obviate the necessity for a similar total  suspension, even for alike brief period,  of orerreductioii works, for with two  furnaces.Vrepairs, when necessary, can  be made to one'.whilst the other continues ini operation.  It is now Beaverdell. There is no  more Beaverton or Reudell. The two  towns of the West Fork country whose  proximity to each other threatened to  endanger the future of both have been  amalgamated in name and in fact.  Beaverdell is,, as will be noticed, a  union of the first part of Beaverton  and the last of Rendell. The combination does notstrikeone as beiruras jcood  aseithey'_Sei-.ver-v.-_ot-ji-.��.u4kc-i,i_iaite^.  a town has grown to greatness handicapped by a: worse name than Beaverdell. ���;-  The amalgamation assures a flourishing centre-on the West Fork if the  country is going to amount to anything and all the signs in a mining  district are valueless or the West Fork  is going to become one of the most important mining sections of the province.  *A - company has been incorporated  under the name of the Beaverdell Town-  site company, limited, to take over all  the land owned by the Rendell town-  site, ; the Wheatley pre-empti-*-n and  Mrs. Thompson's pre-emption or. the  townsite of Beaverton. All the land  has been Crown:granted.' There is  about 700 acres available for townsite  purposes. The. confluence of Beaver  creek with the West Fork is"the natural  point for a .'��� town..j,',.���.With, the different,  townsite companies united in building  up one town j the prospects for Beaverdell a.re very bright.1  R. Kerr Houlgate, of Vancouver, and.  C. G. Honge, of .Nelson, came in last  Saturday night, in connection with the  recent deal under which the lines of  the Columbia Telephone'company pass  into fresh hands. On the face of it  the business has the appearance of  the Vernon and Nelson Telephone company having acquired the opposition  company's telephone system, but the  above-mentioned gentlemen are very  particular to inform people that such is  not the case. It matters little to the  public of the Boundary district who has  con trol =of=the^ Col um bia-- S3* stem, -but-,  what residents are interested in is  whether there will be amonoplyornot.  They must have faith, though, in the  assurances given, until they see  whether G. C. Hodge, as district manager for the Vernon & Nelson company, will compete very keenly with G.  C. Hodge, as district manager for the  Columbia Telephone company's successors. Meanwhile, as an earnest of  the genuineness of the competition, an  advance in telephone rents may be  looked for.  %?  J. R. Brown, of McLeod & Brown,  barristers, Greenwood, returned to the  city on jast Wednesday night's train,  afterjan\absence. in, the east of about  seven wteelrs. Before returning Mr.  Brown spent a&hort time at the Pan-  Americaa Exposition, Buffalo, where  he was mucrti impressed with the value  of Ontario's exhibit as an effective advertisement of the resources,^ especially  agricultural and mineral, of that enterprising province.  Mail orders '���promptly  filled���Anderson's drug storey j.  A belated individual of the male persuasion who  had  to tramp into Eholt  from Summit camp one night recently  insists   upon   it   that   there   must be  mermaids on or   in   Loon   lake.    Just  after nine o'clock,   as he was passing  the  lake  the merry   laughter of two  girls could be heard coining  from out  on the water.    Th'e.night was dark and  atmosphere was  thick with thc smoke  from smouldering  bush fires, so that  the   weary   wanderer   was  unable   to  have the evidence of his sense of hearing confirmed by  his sence of sight-  He is, however, very positive that the^  voices   and laughter   were   thos:    of '  females,  and, too, he hear��' what 1^  took to be the swish of  their tails���all  the pictures of mermaids he had seen  depicted them with flowing hair and  tails���as they s.ortively played, about  in the water    Some otner fellow,  who  has neither sentiment not imagination  says t>fat it was  only  two girls from  th<*" B.   C.   mine  boarding  house who  .vere being paddled about on  the lake  in an old punt by one of the lads   from  the mine, but the benighted pedestrain-  is still sceptical, favoring his mermaid  theory.  I  .i  ���7N  if;:  it.  17  -���: \  I -y  m--.,m    /~**r-��Tr*1'"  Bnorc.2.  APELIEDFOR BECAUSE IT WAS ALLEGED A GREENWOOD COMPAQ  WAS MAKING TOO MUCH  Wallace-Miller Company, Ltd., Defendants and W P* George, Plaintiff,  in   Uniaue  Suit.  WHAT A TALE IT TELLS.  If that mirror of yours shows a  wretched, sallow complexion, a jaundiced look, moth patches and blotches  ou the skin, its liver trouble; but Dr.  King's . New' Life Pills regulate tha  liver, purify the blood, give clear skin,  rosy-cheeks, rich complexion. Only  25c- at. J. L. White's, Miller Bros, and  AWE, Anderson's drug stores.  For lessons on vioun, piano, mando  [in etc,, see ��� Prof.   "Kauffman.   Green  wood Music Store.   TO'i.ET���A furnished  three  roomed  cottage .   Apply Times office.  ��� "��-    | ; "- ' ��������� ' ��� ��� '���' ��� ' ���      0M.V  ������   nncr   ANNUAL g��*  THE FIRST^ATWJAJL  You can  get the very   b��st   apple  -cider by the gallon at the B.C.Whola-  sale Liquor Co.    Halcyon is the best mineral water ou  the market. B. C. Wholesale Liquor  Company general agents.  ROOMS FOR  Greenwood got a free advertisement in Vancom'er last week wJiert  W. P. George unsuccessfully '.ap-. WU1., ^^ , __  ��� plied fori an interium injunction piy The Times office  ,andlfhe appointment of a receiver   to .fake .charge  of  the business     Illustrated  postal  ��� now.- carried  on in Nelson   and  ��� Greenwood hy the Wallace-Miller  company, limited. According "to  the   .Vancouver    Province.    "the  ��� plaintiff claimed that  the def-ea  ��� dants induced him to buy intofhe  .Wallace - Miller company iwo  years.ago, by falsely representing  their., assets as larger than they,  really were, and that since he ibe-;  came a shareholder there had-  been no audit of the affairs of "tbe-  . x. company and no representation of ���  what the profits have been.    Tike  business   has   been   enormously!  profitable, he alleges,.though only*;  ��� a much smaller sum th an has been  -made.has been divided,   and he  claims he has not had a share to  * whiehhe should have been entitled  He states that he was induced  to pay the sum he did to enter the' -BKI^^__  company by   the   representation-  that the.-capital of  the company  had-".been-increased   by   regular  profits, from about $3,000 to $27,-  000.   /He states, and in this Mr.  Taylor,    who    represents     Mr.  George, quoted an affidavit of  a  Mr. Melville, an accountant, that  since then the company made pro-  ������fits-of.ffita,000, 'plus S3.000 from  rents, at .the  Greenwood branch  alone, as .well as large profits in  Nelson..   Of the combined  sums,  however, only $15,000  has been  divided as profits, or at  least  he  has only'had a share of that sum.  The defendants state  that  the  . facts as represented to the plaintiff  .at tbe time of his entrance to the  company  were   absolutely   true.  There was  no misrepresentation  whatever, *s_-nd the plaintiff could  "have satisfied himself thereof   at  ,anv time.  In regard .to the audit, defeii-  ���dants state --that the audit was  never asked ���or. That lately by  -meeting* of the company an auditor was appointed and bis report  "_^*i*^""is*"*at'"h-and-and-ready^for^.inspec-;  tiou. They oppose the application  ���for a receiver.  After a long argument by. Mr.  Taylor arid W. A. Macdonald  who represented the company,  the injunction and receiver were  refused.  For RENT-Corner store with three  ooms, papered, rent about S20.      Ap-  gards, views of-���a  both smelters. Do not miss seeing |^  them.   Smith & McRae  MONDAY, SEPT. 2,1901  Horse Races  Foot Races  Foot Ball Match  Tug of War  t  Er.  Air Drilling Exhibit at the Knob  Hill Mine.  Two Double Hand Drilling Contests for the biggest prize ever  offered in the Boundary country.  Tennis Tournament.  Caledonian Games.  Parade, of   Labor  Organizations.  and   f-ocret  W\  aiduim. imum,�� ��*,,., - ������-   , Special Railway Rates ��  '^^^<^<^4.4%<-&4-*--i_-^  met 8 cPMock,    :    "Prop s.  We carry a full line of railroad and mining shovels, both in long  *f* and short handles.;.Also bar iron, steel, wire cable, iron'and  ��|�� wood blocks,- picks, sledges and everything in the shape of  % SHELF^ AND HEAVY  HARDWARE  GREENWOOD and GPAND FORKS-  .All Kinds of  Beverages  B. C.  4��  Mail  Orders receive prompt attention  iHcFeely   &  }Ianufacturerej>f.^_  Sole C,or THE UO^BRBWINGPO,   RosS^d  WHOLESxVLE  Cordova Street!  AND  Company  RETAIL :  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ���*"���  4��  ���'4*  JAS.  ��^      152 Cordova Street-    > .�������.--_-,._  ^>|a **f* "I*5 ��f�� -"I4. "I* ^"-f* "f*. "$-> ��f - 4�� *f��'*|a <%> -��f* ����*> *���� *f�� �����* ���f* ��fe ��f* *f**��tjt3  *'  J�� ��:  LAND.  REPRESENTING.  PHOENIX FIRE  ASSURANCE^  WESTERN ASSURANCE CO., ..to-outo.  BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE ��0^, .  :^.:.H^^PQOL-AN*yfM��N^  BIEKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN CO.^  ;:;y-;;77:.'7Is;tlie Geographical Centre o^  -t?5iaa^ Country.  Go to Anders'.-'.-^'-:  drugs, toilet, article*-,  perfumes, etc., <-}ree*_  pharmacy    for  sponges,   soaps,  ,vood.  KETTLE   RIVER   POWER.  A despatch from Cascade City  advises receipt of fhe plans of the  power  house   the   Kettle   River  Power company intends  erecting*  ihere    in    connection    with    its  electrical power enterprise.    The  building will be 225 feet iu length  and will be constructed of  brick.  It is announced that the work of  erection will be commenced without   further   delay.     The  Yale-  Columbia Lumber company, which  has   the  contract  for  supplying  and distributing- the pbles for the  transmission lines, completed last  Tuesday the  distribution  of the  poles   between   Coryell's   ranch,  near    Columbia,    and   Phoenix.  Distribution    along    about    tire!  miles of" the right-of-way immediately west of Cascade  will  now  take   place,    and   the  remaining  section,   the  route   of   which   is  ������cross  the cultivated   iields of a  number of ranches, will have  ai-  "���_ntion  soon  after the crops now miin.'  1 umbm, ....  Shall have been   Mineral Act, for tho y��  nml have expended for  cording tlio certilicate t  j hundred  Had  three  LOTS ARE iOWOE THE MARKET M  ^Prices Will Shortly =BT^Bvan^'7~r:  . The Title is Perfect.  PRICE OF LOTS  am  Gomer Lots  Inside Lots  $100 to $175  $75 to $125  PORTMAN BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  ASK POR  ->��  Terms:  Townsite   Agents   for   the   owners,  Greenwood   and   Rendell  The Elkhorn Lager/ Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by ail the leading Hotel  ' m-ui !������_������     mmmnmmmm���-_-���______���_-__���bk___-W-i^__-_--._���_���mm^mmmmm,  -N. B.���Contracts have teen let for a new hot*., general store, assay office,  and other buildines.  Fisher's new saw mill at Rendell is running full blast.  To T C. Haas and others interested in the  Admiral Dewer mineral claim, situated m  SS, Grand W*\ nutting dtvts.on  of Yale district: .'  ii.Vby all the leading Hotell-^ *.*���*.���,**.  ,1,  .^^^^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmxmg  #*"  TAKE  NOTICB th:i  done on the AdminA  l/huve caused to be  -1,.,-(.-" minernl claim.  growing ou them .  harvested.      In   all   some   2.500  .poles  will  be   required   for   the  transmission    line    between   the  power house at Cascade  and  the  sitttHte in Summit oiuiipy'-n the Ormid Forks  milling: division ot V:ih/ district. British Columbia, the work requir "' *'"'  division ot   -.luy  ���,..-..   * hy Section 24 of the  ���which has exjiired,  ch work nnd  ior re-  ���r .oi the f.uin of one  illurs  und   fifty  cents  r*  the  expiiHtiou  oi  te of the iim publica-  ���;.l  to contribute your  namely,  ^_  -MONTREAL, QUEBECr  MANUFACTUREKS OF  (5103.50);  ��nd   that  ii  ninety dnys from the  tion of this notice}-*  Jnines at Phoenix. ' The poles are | ^^^^ ^5?^-  about 32  feet in length and nine! r.    - ..,._ .-   inches in thickness at  the  small  end.   and  district.  have  been cut  in the  ^f^ttit^&'S^fitils  ��� Mineral Actyfmendmeir. Act H��0.  Dated this/ith day ot June, f^.^  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc,  Agents For The Bullock Diamond Drills.   ���  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE 2  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM- 3  PRESSORS .... -  COMPT.ETE*-"MI*NE EQUIPMENTS  ���'_  OF-AT-I. KINDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSST-AND.  g7 R. H, <i2. mcnallv. Rossland, B. C  J  mm THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  Page -3-  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  -HALLETT & SHAW,  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address:   "hallett." .  Codes  I. H. H.  'sd   Bedford M'Neill's  Moreing- & Weal's  Leiber's.  Greeuwood,  b, c.  H. C. SHAW.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  ��� Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc,  ��� Offices*. O-rer Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  JflOLEOD & BROWN  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc  Offices: Naden-Flood block. Copper street,  Greenwood, B.C.  ��� J. R. Brown. J. P. McLeod.  FORBES M. KERBY.CE'  Provincial Land Surveyor.  ���Offices:   Greeuwood, B. C.  also J, A. UnswortU's Store, Midway, B. C,  p. W. GROVES,  Civil and Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  greenwood, b. c.  : Mineral Claims Reported upon. .-.  ' > Uuderg-rotfud Surveys,  OHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer,  .   Dominion    and    Provincial  _L.and Surveyor.  ���GREENWOOD.   :      ���'      -'      ���' JB.   O.  BAUER Sk ASHCROET.  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mitilne and Civil Engineering.  : "Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Engineering-Surveys  'rV. A. BAUER: C.E.. P.L.S. A. E. ASHCROFT C.E tP.LS  X/ANCOUVER ... * QREENWOOO     ,  "Wood   Block,   next  door   to    Custom J office.  GREENWOOD. B. C.  FOR SALE OR RENT.  ���������'   Four roomed house for sale  or rent.  ��� One sing-le seat top buggy and one  double seat top buggy for sale. Apply  at B. C. Hotel. .        tf  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS-  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  jBAR GOODS  The largest   hotels and finest  residences in B.C. w.ere furnished by us throughout  WEILER BROS.  VICTORIA. B. C.  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Shop worn goods  for your Fall Suit  when you can secure  New Goods of the  most   fashionable  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  pattern which have ft  ft  ft  just arrived. 9  .ft  IP I  ft  ft  a.  The Biggest and best %  assortment of Fall Suit' ft  ft  .-�����  ft  g Jugs ever brought into  I the Boundary-  X  I  I. I  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  %  ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft  THE TAILOR  Copper St.        Greenwood.  9  ftft  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  t)ft t$*  munroe��� *  LAST   WEEK'S   FIRES-  The forest fires that were burning iu several different parts of  the district last week destroyed  much timber that would otherwise have remained available for  mine purposes. Between Hartford  Junction and Summit camp a  comparatively large extent of  country has been lire-swept. Near  the Rawhide and Snowshoe mines  much trouble was experienced; in  beating out the flames. The site  of what was Stout's saw-mi-ll,  near  Summit  Citv, was too near  *t   '  fire to be safe, but the plajit and  lumber were removed, so that no  damage resulted to them. These  were sold to .the Yale-Colmnbia  Lumber company, which took,the  mill plant to Cascade and hauled  all the sawn lumber to the railway  at the Denoro townsite for- shipment by rail when sold to users.  Last Friday night S. F. Parish  manager, and others at the-B. C.  mine, had an anxious time; for  fire almost surrounded the-mine  and at times threatened to destroy  some of the buildings. As* it was  some outbuildings caught and two  large sows were roasted* alive.  They were-got out of their shelter  shed once but made their way  back and by this time the place  was too hot for a second, rescue  to be made. A lot of young  porkers were kept out of. the way  of the flames.' Two men employed at the mine were* scorched  when walking tow-ueds Eholt.  Finding the fire ahead, too hot to  admit of their getting through  they turned back and! iin making  their way along the: road towards  the mine had the: skin of their  hands and faces scotched to such  an extent as to ma-keif necessary  for them to come- to Greenwood  for surgical attention. Fortunately their injuries-were only skin  deep, so that no permanent disfigurement is likely to result. As  the whole side of the mountain  near Eholt meadow was burning  fiercely Mr. Ehrlich sent up men  to load a lot of bides on a railway  car and had the. car hauled awa*y,  to prevent loss of their value in  ���case the fire caught Burns & Go's,  slaughter house premises. He  also sent in a force pump and 100  feet of hose and kept the buildings wet whilst, the risk of their  being ignited lasted. In other  parts, pf the district fires occured,  but on the-whole there was little  damage reported other than that  to standing timber. A thunderstorm on ' Tuesday checked th.e-  fires in some places but the rajir_,  was not general enough to extiin-  [guish all of them. With the  cooler weather that followed,  though, it is probable that: the  imaining fires will burn themselves out and so put an end to  the risk of further destruction  from this source this season.  WE CARRY A. FULL . LINJB: OF  PHOTOGRAPHIC  GOODS.-.  FILMS, MOUNTS, PLATES, RODAIS.,  GAIEMS, ETC., ETC.  Send in your, mail orders,, they will  be promptly  attended to  J-. L. 'WHITE,  DRUGGIST  GREENWOOD  Sole Agents For TheyB. C, Assay, fe  Chemical Supply Co., Vancouver, B. C.  ^ /DIRECT IMPORTERS OF *> ���*  ASSAYERS ��� AND' MILL   SJUPPLIES    -:-    WE   HAVE   A   COMPLETE-.  STOCK OF ALL APPARATUS REQUIRED IN YOUR ASSAY OFFICE.  SOLE AGENTS FOR ''BATTERSEA"  CRUCIBLES-etc, AND BRAUISS PAT-  EN1 ~��� \1_7 LINE; CG VIBII-AT" *)N A SSA7 * FI RNACES..  cmtiiiipi  Xt  ~X,  CHOICE CIGARS AND  TOBACCOS X X X y  FINE���  ed -with 1891V is as follows: r.  '  189t*  1901  921,&*3  1,042,782  By Provinces:  20-1718  39,000  31v786  48,590  New Brunswick   S8,462  62,700  83,730  89,106  Ontario :   43.4,798  451,839  P. E. Mand   1:8,601  : 18,746  271,991.  303,301  14,415  29,500  Unorganized Ter   32,168  75,000  Th& dwellings are.  as follows:.  877,086  1,003,944  By Provinces::  Bnitish Columbi'a.....  20,016  33,000  30,790  47,903  54,718  58,267  jKova Scotia..'. _  79,102  85,032  406,948  440,418  ��� P. E. Island;.,.,..-���.y.  18,389  18,530  246,644  287,533  Territories;.,,.  ......  14,129  28,342  Dont forget to go to the South End  Grocery for fresh eggs, good spuds,  good mocha and Java coffee, good tea  and fresh groceries.  THE   CENSUS.  .#���*'  .�������  CAMP McKINiNEY. B, C  News Papers, Periodicals,  Circulating Library, Fancy  Goods, Candies, Etc, Etc.  First Official Bulletin Issued by the Census  Bureau! ��� -������  The first official bulletin issued gives  the population of the Dominion at  5,338,893, increase of 505,644 over, the  census of 1891.  The population of the provinces i�� 9.*  follows:  1891  British Columbia......    98,173  Manitoba   152,506  New Brunswick    321,263  Nova Scotia    450,396  Ontario 2,114,321  P. E. Island    109,078  Quebec 1,488,535  Territories     66,799  Unorganized Ter      32,168  The populations of the cities of Canada by municipal boundaries is as  follows:  1891  Montreal  220,181  Toronto  181,220  Quebec  63,090  Ottawa  44,15+  Hamilton  48,980  Winnipeg  25,639  Halifax  38,495  St. John.. :  39,179  London  31,977  Vancouver ....;  13,709  The baljetin says: In a few districts  the recs>i:ds. of the. present year are incomplete and the figures, for them have  been estimated in part, The returns  for the extreme northern portion of  Quebec and Ontario and for the unorganized territories of Athabasca,  Franklin, Keewatin, Mackenzie, Un-  gava and Yukon have not been received.  Bulletin II will give the population  by sex and social conditions.  It is rumored that the result of the  census will be to cut down maritime  provinces' representation in the house  by four and Ontario by five. Manitoba  will likely get three more members,  1461  190,000  246,464  331,093  459,116  2,167,978  103,258  1,620,974  145,000  75,000  MINEBf&L   ACT.  Certificate .ofi Improvementi;.  N.ocricE.-  SAN JUAN FRACTIONAL.Mineral,Gl^im,.siU.  uate iu the Kettles3iver Mining. Bi vision of  Yale District.   "W.teere located ��� JPro.ridence-  Camp.  Take Notice thitfa I, John Williain Nelson,.  Tree Miner's Certificate No, B ���-0S32, intend  sixty days from tits- date hereof toi apply to th&.  Mining Recorder|0r a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaiaing-. a Crown  Grant of the ahoy�� claim  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, mes-t be commenced before tha  issuance of sucEi,Certificate oMruproYeipent..  Dflted this siRth day of Junev.A. D., 1901..  28 J. W.  NELSO-f..  ��he N^hwesHh^^  bia one more, which would reduce the  present parliamentary representation  from 213 to 211.   The census of 1891  reduced. U from 215 to 213.  ASTOUNDED THE EDITOR.  ^t%.  �����_--  ^���li-  :0PPE& SHEET  ���^v.''.;._-j-^t.i-^'��..^^.rtt-^-.s-fA^-.'-ia-'-a_--i.-  Victoria   Kingston ;  Brantford   Hull -  Calgary..-   Clr-irloU'-'-Own... .  p! Valley li eld ._   |!j j Sherbrooke   1 Sydney  fc31 Mouctoti  g^g^i    The population*by families,  16,841  19,263  12,753  11,264  3.".76  11.373  5.515  10.097  2.-;74  5.165  1901  266,vS26  207,971  68,834  59,<H)2  52,550  42.336  40,787 j  40.711  37.9S3  26,196  20,821  18,043  16,635  13.983  12,142.  12.0S0  1'1.055  11.7'. >5  'j.'i.-i  '.'���.'Ci)  couijiar-  Editor S. A. Brown, of Bennettsville,  S. C, was once immensely surprised.  ."Through long suffering from Dyspepsia," he writes, "my wife was  greatly run down. She had no strength  or vigor and suffered great distress  from her stomach, but she tried Electric Bitters which helped her at once,  andt after using four bottles, she is  ent.rely well, can eat anything. It's a  grand tonic, and its gentle laxative  qualities are splendid for torpid liver."  For Indigestion, Loss ot" Appetite,  Stomacl^ and Liver troubles it's a positive guariautced cure. Only 50c at J.  L. Whites, Miller Bros., or W. E.  Aiiderso,.rs.  MINERAL ACT 1896..  Certlificate of I-BDrovements^  NOTICE.  IDOI. Ay- "YELLOWSTONE,"  ''I.ON. PED-*  RO,V-   "CRESCEKT    FRACTION"    and  "VEW-OWSTONE FRaCTIOK" mineral  claws situate in the Kettle River.Minn-U  Division of Yale.- District.  "Where located:���Eu Providence.camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, Isaac B. Hallett, as.  ag.eu.t  for  Richa_rd  McCulloqh,, Free Miner'a  Certificate No. T_iW397, intend,, sist)- days frorai  the date hereof,. to apply to the mining- recordep  for certificate of improvements for the purpose,  of obtaining- Crown Grants of the above claima.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be (commenced before the ls��  suance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th- day pf, July,. A.. D. 1901.  I. H. HAIyLET  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TAMARACK FRACTION, Mineral ��laim,  s_,t��ate iu the Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale District. Where located ; In  Greenwood .camp-  3PARR noMce thatl, Isaac H. Ha.Uett, as  L agent for the Erl Syndicate, Iiiraited.Froe  vneD*s Certificate No. B28406.  intend sixty days from the date hereof,  to ^pply to the Mining- Recorder for a Certlfi*  cate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And   further   take notice, that) action, under  Section XT, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of May, 1901.  M16 I. H. HALLETT,  FOR   SALE  MINERAL  ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  -   NOTICE.  LEAD KING. Mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale Dis.  trict.   Where loeoted:    In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE tliat We. Huplt R. Elliot  Free Miner'scertiiiactc No. B 2.488. Herbert  Uniiiltu Free Miner's certilicate No. IJ 40387, and  Walter J. Wartnian Free Miner's certificate No.  I. :_. .26, intend 60 days fiom the date liereof, to  apply to the Mliiins Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaininif  a Crown (.rant of the above claim.  Ami further take notice that action, muter  action 37, must be commenced bijfore the issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated t._is22iu_ day of May, A. I). 1901  'E.'JAGQBS,  Fun_i'ture for small house, in good  order. V.Vpply to C. N. Owen, with I.  M. Gulle'v & Co.     ������ 44-tf  NOTICE.  NOTICRiis hereby  nix 1-,'tverv U.inrti and  purch.a^ed  wiih, ion. nc  yriven that  Phoe-  Stase  Line   was  com   me   bv   lilooniiielJ  A  Dunt.ar.  onf June  2Gtls   liist.      All   ac-1  counts owinsvto that date are t'.> be naid i  to ..inoniiieiri V_   Dunbar,   who  :ts>.nnie 1  all lijibilities <-\ the said business. '  44���47 \        Gj-;u. Wl'lI.I.WOOD.  GREENWOOD.  Wanted to manage mine boarding  house. Over 1.. year's experience.  Apply at Times' office.  *..'4  ���i>M  ��� .1"  ���&%{���-  ! V^:;ct 4  '^^S^WOOD "WEEKLY  . 1x-a1/    *0\LVj��w jjV  \-"T *\    I'll ."A  ������Cfte  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross - EnrroR.  ^���jnic^jj^)i_as_:l^  FRIDAY AUGUST 23. 1901.  THE CENSUS.  Some years ago tlae Toronto  board of trade gave a banquet.  Hon. Geo. E. Foster, the then  minister of finance, was there as  ���was also Sir Wilfrid Laurier, then  leader of the opposition. They  ���were to be the two principal  speakers of the evening. Mr.  Poster was first and he spoke for  over two hours, quoting innumerable figures and statistics to prove  that Canada was prosperous and  to convince his wearied hearers  that they were, really enjoying  good times. Mr.-Foster spoke so  long that there was a strong  suspicion' - that -in addition to  demonstrating'the prosperity of  : the ��� country,. he .also .wanted to  talk against time and thus prevent Sir ^Wilfrid ��� from delivering  , '��� "'theuteiiiiakfeiafld^  *: ,dbubtless^a^i77i3. i^e.'hour7 -a.as;  ���������:.���.-so.rlate;vtlis-t; S'irTWilfrid refrained  from making :aspeeG-i, but in a  few. words he knocked Mr. Foster's  labored effort into a Cocked hat  and made a. better impression  with the audience than would  hours of oratory. "When I am  in power," he said, "it will not  be necessary to quote figures to  prove that you are prosperous.  You can put your hands in your  pockets and know it."  ��� This incident, illustrates the  method the Conservatives had of  endeavoring to persuade the people that business aiid the country's  progress was satisfactory. In  1891 when the census was taken,  the same' system was adopted.  Factories and industries of all  kinds were plentiful in the bulletins issued by the census bureau  but comparatively scarce in reality  The padding of the 1891 makes  the 1901 census a dissappointment.  , The increase was not what was  expected.'   Notwithstanding the  ------fact-that^th e comparison between  over the mountains between the  Columbia -river and the Boundary  couutry at reasonable rates, the  Times, should not expect ' the  V., V. & E. will haul freight  over Hope mountains at reasonable " rates? The Times expects but little from any railway  corporation but it does claim that  if railways are forced to build  over mountains instead of following the natural highways, the  extra cost of running mountain  railways will be paid by the users.  We do not know what the Hon.  Edgar Dewdney will discover in  the Hope mountains. He may.  find a pass that will obviate the  necessity for climbing over the  mountains, but we do know that  the silly cry against American  roads, if successful, would force  thepeople intopatronizingnothing  ade mountain roads  Southern   British   Columbia.  companies  smelters   to  charge  mines    and *!������{'���!������!��*�����*!'*!������!����������*!������*';***!��� *!{.##��������#���!������##���* ^.Uf*-5Sf4^.H^.^'^��**ts��*it>*t--^^^i-j.*:-#��f^it(*��f^  the smelter' *  custom rate for treating their own  ores but must put in returns of  the actual cost of smelting, so  that a fine is placed upon companies enterprising enough to  build smelters so that a profit  may accrue from their low grade  ores.  The Tribune states that "working- mines at'a loss is ruinous to  province  a  owners and gives the  bad name." Quite true. But  working mines at a small margin  of profit.is. a good thing all round  and this would in many cases, be  possible were it not for the des-  criminating operations of, the two  per cent. tax.  but high  in  Nature, in her wisdoni,.' knew no  International boundary line and  made her. natural ��� highways  without refer ance to the 49th  parallel or the advocates or the  C. P. R.  TRACKMEN'S STRIKE.  EDITORIAL   NOTES.  the 1901 and 1891 figures is not as  was hoped for, the country has  had a healthy growth. In the  west particularly, the population  has greatly incrc.i- ed, the country  has been satisfaelo-ily developed  and the outlook 7. bright.  Had the 1891 census been honestly., given, the percentage of  growth would have been, satisfactory, but the errors of ten  years ago cannot destroy the  growing time. Canada is all  right.. With its wealth of natural  resources, with an enterprising  people and with a' business government; the census of 1911 will  tell a different story.  The Canadian Pacific railway  is described as Canada's national  highway.    It has been aided and  .encouraged'by^:pubUc money itntil  there is scarcely a .-place of ratty  importance .in'the: whole coutrtry.  that cannot be reached by thej/C.  P. R.   Under suck circumstances  the public ^|a-ye a)X direct interest  in anything tha|y retards ; traffic,  on  the system,   that  makes'  it  dangerous   and generally disarranges    trade _ throughout   -the  country.   For weeks the trackmen on the C. P.  R. have been  out on strike.    They want higher  wages.    The trackmen may have  been badly advised in their strike.  They had to contend with all the  forces of a powerful company who  used all the newspapers controlled  by them and* the C.  P.   R.  telegraph system for endeavoring to  create   a  prejudice against  the  striking men.   There is one fact  that stands out in connection with  the strike, and that is that the  trackmen in the west do not get a  living wage. . A man can't keep  a family on $1.30 a day in- B.  C.  and pay the C. P./R. from $5 to  $10 a month house rent.    Chinamen may be able to' do it but  a  whi teaman-hasn't4he,the capacity  for economizing to this extent.  The strike has caused vexatious  delays to business men and others  using the C, P. R. Travelling  on the road is risky, trains are  late, goods are delayed.- General  business is suffering. The men  and the company; so far have been  unable to reach an agreement. - In  the interests.'.of. the public the  government should step in and  adjust the matter.  Jno. A. Ma.cdona.ld is to be  congratulated upon the success  atteMitig his efforts in connection  with the 'patriotic gathering at  the Mothef vLode.;: Like his great  natnesakejie proclaimed his love  for the old flag under which  Canadians have been, contented  and happy. . Life in the west has  a tendency to- destroy sentiment  abd such gatherings do" much to  remind us that we have a country  and a; flag of which we should ill  ���be_proud.y -. ��� .. .:*, y . . ��� -..._.,.......  t  9  ���ft  *  ftft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  "ft,.'  ftft  ft:  ft  eavy an  �����-  ���*���  ft-  ��� ft-;  iiw***mtw *a  Shelf Hardware  i-_-_-_W-W-r_rn---M---iiB-W-ii-ir----i^_-Ww_wiiiiiai----ii-itiw  Groceries  and Provisions  ftftft-  S..-4J6.  I    -si  ���AT THE���  COMPANY, LIMITED.  ��*v��  ftft-  ft  ft- -  ftft-  ftft-  ftft-  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ftft  ftft-  ftft-  ftft-  ft-  *-  ftft  ftft  ft  -ft  ftft  ft  *  *���*.-  ftft-  ftft-  ftftftftftftftftftftftft��ftftftftftftftftftftftftftft*ftftft.ft.ftft��ftftftftftftftftftftft��ftft��*#��  :_-.:*.'���  tk <__.  IF YOU WANT A: SUIT OF GLOTHES FOR LABOR  RAILWAY  GRADES.  The editorial utterances of the  Tribune are all awry these days.  In the days of John's greatness  the Tribune was sound on all  questions but under the new order  of things, the labored effort to  prove. that railway monopolies  and discriminating taxes are right  show that an inexperienced hand  is at the helm. It requires some  capacity and considerable experience to write in the interest of  corporations. The Tribune never  had that kind of capacity and  there has not been sufficient time  to acquire the necessary experience. The result is a lack of  cogency- and consistency. The  Tribuue argues that because the  C. & W. does not haul freight  ������):��� ;The . JGrknd.;W(^ks: ;^Kfews last  *^.eek*.itisiiiuates.r-that;-;&'reenwood  decided! to celebrate Labor Day  after' .Phoenix had announced a  celebration; Greenwood, gave way  to   Midway   on  Victoria   Day,  Graind Forks r on: Do^iuiott3 J),ay,  andybeing .the.most   important  city in the. district,  ter citizens  met and decided ib -i'bld'-a celebration   on '-Labor j.- Day, .the   only,:  general holiday left during the  year when a celebration could be  field." Phoenix then decided to  -Celebrate. . Had .the citizens, of.  Greenwood.known that Phoenix  intended to celebrate, they would  no doubt have again given way,  for they have always dealt generously^ with sister cities.    Having  anuounced the celebration, however, they could do nothing but  make the biggest and. best holiday ever celebrated in lhe Boundary.     The leading citizens  of  Phoenix admit that their holding,  a celebration is a mistake but  a  few hot-heads and sore-heads succeeded in having their way. There  is nothing but the best feeling  between-Greenw.ood-.and JPhpenix  and we hope it   may   continue.  Next year we do not think the  double celebration will be repeated but Greenwood and Phoenix  will   have   different   celebration  days.    It is too much to expect  however, tqat the chief town of  the district is going to allow  the  other towns to take all the holidays and leave Greenwood without a celebration at all.    "  ���"*"*'  Union  C0.T0-  ���*;  .FASHIONABLE TAILORS.  -^^PATRONIZE HOME INDUStRY^^���  CIGAR.  IT IS NO GHEAP CIGAR BUT EQUAL TO THE  IMPORTED.-  BES'i  TWO PER CENT. TAX.'  _MTU  #  YOU WILL ENJOY IT AND AT THE SAME TIME J  ENCOURAGE A LOCAL INDUSTRY,  ...1B  i i  uu  FRED ROY,  Proprietor.  ��� 11:  'Phone: Columbia 15!  again.  The Nelson Tribune is wrong  To belittle the extent of  the two per cent, tax; it claims  that the cost of transportation  and smelting SS ore in the Boundary district is $3.75 and that the  two per cent, tax vfe paid on the  balance only, v'vj,. $1.25. Five  dollar ore cannot jstand a custom  charge of $3.75 fipr freight and  treatment and thi.y is the reason  that.companies owning.low grade  mines i,re erecting their own  smelters^y-Both/the Greenwood  and Granby smelters are treating  ores for a mucm less figure than  that quoted byY the Tribune and  with increased/capacity Mr. Paul  Johnson ciaim/s the Mother Lode  ore can be trpited for SI yer ton.  The freights rate is about 25 cents  a ton. Tlae rank injustice of the  tax is fjurther demonstrated by  ���this xfZry matter. The government*'  assessor   will   not   allow  Pan-American  Excursion,  60   PAYS   LIMIT.  To Buffalo via all Lake Route.  SOO LINE  (via St. Paul or Chicago)  AUG. 6, 20.     SEP. 3, 17  OCT. 1. 15.  hrough Sleeping Car  Kootenay Landing  tn Toronto  \ .P.ne Change to Buffalo.  E. R.REDPATH. agent. Greenwood, B.C.  J. S. CARTER. fc. J. COYLE,  D. P. A., Nelson, B.C.      -A.G.P.A., W icouver  ^wmmtrow^^^  PAINTING  HOUSES, SIGNS AND CARRIAGES,  PAPERING  KALSOMINING AND DECORATING.*  PLATE, SHEET AND ORNAMENTAL  WINDOW GLASS.  zm  _.I  ^ WALL PAPERS,    SASH AND DOORS.  S~ MIRRORS OF ALL, KINDS.  S^ Use Meilor's Pure Mixed Paints.   $2.00 Per Gallon.  1 J. W. MELLOR,  Zm  ST V. & N.'Phone 86.  Copper Street.  fiUUiUlUiliiUlUiUiiiiiUiiiiiilUUiliiiUUa^^UUUUlii^  ���T *---...  -ferav7f-^>  ��**t "-��-. ���.   I ____ _-.._._._-_/   vj:--.__,__,_.> VV Wj-/     \\  LOCALMDPERSOML  ������������ A"*---.   ������  Prescriptions filled correctly���Anderson's pharmacy. ...'.*'  A celebration is to be held at ��� Keremeos on Labor Day.  H. B, Munroe has received a fresh  consignment pf choice'confectionery.  T. D. Pickard lias been appointed  secretary of the;--New Fairview Corporation.  Grapes, nectarines, water melons^  canteloupes; fresh fruit of all kinds at  Semerad's.  Father Pat is reported to be out in  the mountains on a vacation hunt for  big game,      ���.���.*..  When you have time call on Allmacher & Wilson. We want to show  you what we have in Flannel Suitings.  Harry C. Adams, now employed at  the Mother Lode mine, has been laid  aside for a while with an injured knee  cap.y ���*.'���'��� ���������'���'��� 7  We receive doh.signmerits weekly of  the famous Okanagan fruit. Prices to  Suit those who want to put up fruit. C.  V, Semerad. '"  . Hon. R. McBride, provincial minister  of mines, and Dfeiini-i'Mui-phy; M.P.P.,  Wfei. e 'eipecte'd- to'-Je-tch*-.Prir_cetott abou t  'last SatUrdayw���;;>.���������-;> ---- -,,  From the Similkameen Star it is  learned that _$_' iff; Parkinson and F.  r..'..S ���     ���-.-.-. ^ X.  Mortimer L^mbjhayj- been down with  fever at Pairyiew. :      ...  F. H. Oliver, managing director of  the Morri-.oH;iJIirie��i limited, came.in  from Spokane, .on Wednesday night's  train, on fa'-s-^'period'tbai'- visit to.the  iMorrison.mine.  branch of tl*&, Bitf_c>gif,;Pr itish North';  America; ii_re'jfcjr trie.<&>Si-it' last Satvjr-i  day on aiyap^io.n^rii^V^JIr.-.vJi.' Wottd;^  of Victor, a-is ^cre'.^s rejieying- officer. ,,<  ��� Good {.rogues'm'.be|ji;|^*iin-i<_!e witHJhe  ���work ofcp^strttctiin bf��the new'^a'^'oti.  road to Long-CakeTcampfrom Ehbitri't  is stated that the newr.ro^d from Summit Citp to Phoenix h&s-'been completed and is now in use>���  Mr. and Mrs. J. L.. White, who only  ���recently returned to'JGreenwood from a  -inonth-s'vii-it' to th^Slocari, will shortly  leave on a trip, to Ottawa, which was  Mr. White's home: in past years. They  will take in the Pan-American exposition before they return west.  A recent visitor .to the Winnipecr  mine says that work is. being done but  the foreman was not at liberty to talk  about the results obtained lately, so  that the report of a recent strike at  the 400-foot level could not be confirmed.'. It is very probable that ore has  been encountered at that deqth, as reported, for it was thought that an- ore  shoot would be met with when the running of the crosscut at that depth was  determined upon. .-"  The first half of a, 20-drill air compressor is being installed at the Brooklyn mine, in Greenwood camp. The  Dominion Copper company is pushing  on with the development of this mine,  but it is reported that work is not now  being ��� continued on the company!-.'  neighbor.irigv Idaho claim. The shaft  ariUyturihel'"bf*r"the^Rawhide^hJ-ving*  been connected, a drift is now being  run on the vein, which was cut by the  shaft at a depth of about 70 feet.  Anthony J. McMillan, managing  director of the company owning the"  Snbwshoe group, near Phoenix, was  up at the mine last F;riday .and Satur-.  day. He was accompanied by J. W.  Astley, the cbmpany.s consulting  engiueer,' arid together they made a  thorough examination of the mine. On  Sunday they came down to Greenwood  and next morning took train for Rossland. Mr; McMillan is expected. to.return next week, when it is not unlikely  he will be free to state what the intentions of ,the directors arc in the  direction of-more extensive development work. A prospect shaft is being  sunk on the Fairplay claim, which is  one of the Snowshoe group.  The Boundary Pioneers' Association  ���will hold its semi-annual dinner and  reunion at the Pioneer hotel, Greenwood, on the evening of Monday, September 2. There would in any case be  many of the old-timers in the city on  the occasion of the Labor Day celebration, arranged to take -place on that  'day, but now there will" be an inducement for even more of them to put in  an appearance. It was organized two  years ago. and held its first reunion at  Boundary Falls with Tommy Wake as  host. Its next meeting was held at  Midway, where Tom McAuley "treated  them white" and last time the veterans  met it was at Camp McKinney, with  Hughie Cameron brewing their liquor  for them. Now it is Billy Nelson's  turn to take a deal, and every Jack one  of his o.d-time friends is to'.have a full  hand, andLstqmach too, for that matter.  "Flints Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil  ��� thc best���Andersons the Druggist.  T. A. Milde, of the Mother Lode mine,  was married a short time since by  Rev. W. A. Robins, M. A., in Greenwood, to Miss J. A. Harris, of Wolf-  ville, Nova * Scotia. Mr. and Mrs.  Milde have made their, home at the  mine. Mr. Milde has now ceased visiting Copper camp regularly. Ostensibly  he-went over to Mr. Harris- pre-emption  to see whether his dog Ladysmith,  notorious for having swallowed some  dynamite, and sent away from th'e  mine to prevent a repetition of the indulgence in such elevating food���had  yet suffered a recovery. Finally the  dog was brought back to thc mine, and  incidentally, Miss Harris deserted her  brother and, having first changed her  name, went alongtoo. It is anticipat-  that such good treatment under the  new regime as will obviate the  necessity for his again taking his food  with a stick in it.  Ice cream and fresh candies at the  Greenwood Candy Factory, C. V.  Semerad, proprietor. .'���   7  THEIR SERET IS OUT.  All Sadieville, Ky., was curious to  learn the cause of the vast improvement in the health of Mrs. S. P. Whit-  taker, who had for a: long time, endured" untold suffering from a chronic  bronchial trouble. "It's all due to Dr.  Kiti}r's New Diseovery," writes her  husl'and. "It completely cured her  and also cured our little grand-daughter of a severe attack of Whooping  Cough." It positive^' cures Coughs,-  Colds, La Grippe. Bronchitis, all  Throa* and Lung troubles. Guaranteed bottles 50c and 31.00. Trial bottles  free at J. L. White's. Miller Bros., and  W. Ii. Anderson's; drug stores.  "C. C. C. C. the great nerve   builder  $1.00 at Anderson's Pharmacy.  DAWSON   &   CRADDOCK  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers' Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Coi'PKR   STREET,  TWO   DOORS    BEU>\V  Rendkix  Corner.  ) '"V   <V\rt>i^<yViWV/VV  SX^fJ\^*^fS^fA*q  *  ..-��^p^CK  %  :. *>' \:'t  'tiv.fjty  is a large and varied->bwe��- every r^Hnc is complete in  itself, and strict-.*^ first/das-., Not a shoddy -article7 in  any of the lines, They ail concede that oiir stock of  Groceries is the nicest and freshest in the city/ Prices  consistent with the quality of the goodsi/ - We^would  dislike very much to be considered the "'cheapest" place  in town, there are so many VERY CHR^P OENS,  but we do think that we come very near being the  best.   Try us, and tell us what you think.  THE  Q  Vflli  t  COMPANY, LIMITED.  FOR  rmtmr rURvxwiw11*'  CARRY  ONE"?  WE  HAVE  ALL  *.   V  GRADES  71  -ET.D^  WE GUARANTEE THEM UNCONDITIONALLY.     CALL AND I  ��� .EXPLAIN ITS ADVANTAGES TO YOU.  W. E. Macpherson  SUCCESSOR TO  Sprott & Macpherson  JEWELLERS.  COPPER STREETj  CF*  Cr**  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  6==*  ("*=**-  CF*  CF<  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  (7=*-  (_=*-  CF*  CF*  S=<  CF<\  CF*\  Capital, all paid up $12,060,000.'"  President:   Loud Stkathcona and Mount Royal,  Vice-President:   Hon. G-.o-.gi: A. Dkummond.  General Mauaper :    E. S   Clouston.  Brandies in London, Eng. \ ^Pt^SlS^ \ New Yori Chicago'.  IJ_yr and sell Sttrlinjr Exchange "i-i'd Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available in anv pari'of lhe world.  Greenwood Branch,     F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  *__���/*  -s.  z-yp.'  >K*5"i  Ttmmmmmmmmmmmsmmmmm  ��*-  THE BANK OF  Established 1836.     Iticorpooated by Royal Charter.  Capital, ^l,000,000-$4,866.66.  Reserve Fund, ^350,000-$l,703,333.35  HEAD OFFICE:   LONDON. ENGLAND-  H-STIKEMAN, General Manager, Montreal,  J, Ei-MSLY, Inspector, Montrean.  Branches and agents  in  all' the' ���prh-C_p__l  cities   of   Canada and th*a_  United States, and correspondents in all parts  of the world. 7  ..A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSAC1HR..  Greenwood Branch:  W: G. H. BELT. Manager.  !KI  TEpADIAKftHIOF^OMMERCE  With Which is Incorporated the  M BANK OF Bftll^  HEAD OFFICE;TORONTO;  Capital, $8,000,000.    ^.j-^VRest,, $2,000,000  HON: GEO.A; COX. President.   ^E. WALKER. General Manaeer  Hi G. MV1DS0N.  ACTING MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH-  I  w.. mst**mmWm^^m  I Greenwood Liquor Co.  ��a  m  ���m  ax���?  R. GREIGER, Manager.  xx*mm*mim���^mmm*���m*i*T*^r*mm^^^mmm*mmmmam*mwB*m  Wholesale Dealers in Liquors and Cigars.     Full Line Glass.-  ware and Bar Supplies.  ��8&i  ��� ���  .Enjoy Yourselves...  Smoke a William Pitt Cigar.    A jolly given.  with  every cigar at FiSheSf'.    Ask for it.  ..Cite : is : iUortb x Umm  ,������  When  you   can   get   the   best   cigars  a�� the   country' at   Fishers'    :      :     :    :: -^  Don't �� be = a -- Dead = QmrM  11    CLARENDON HOTEL BLOCK. - - Cooper Street:.. ||  iiA��i��-i(>i^vfy>iyi-}^vyxyy^^^  ^aHiaiuiuiamiUuuuiuiuiuaauaiUUiiUaaiaiiuuiuii^  PETER GENELLE. PRES. J, GENELLE, VICE-PREB.  J. POUPORE, SECRETARY.  rd  LIMITED.  Seiieral Office.  fin;euwood. 15. C.  Telephones :  Columbia No.  Coundao' Creek So.  Vernen -.Nelson  Ko. 26.  Our Yards and "Mills are  located as follows :  i Greenwood. Phoenix, Dead-  wood Citv, Eholt Xo. i. Ehol Xo.  2. .Lonf. Lake, Kock Creek. Skylark Camp. Xakusp, Kobson,  Ymirand Rosslaud.  We A��re Manufacturers  of all Kinds of : : : : :  ll ii teefl mtr. l  ^n^n.mn!!!riiH!in.nTn.nii!!i.'if.!T!iHTTi.!i*tinfiin.n?mK__-  i^Ci  :*.v sLC"-,>'-������-  __S_^___L; -<il '���  -,-i-^; A��>�����v^f��3  ii-. P  age  THE &.REENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  CURIOUS   CRITICISM.  Th*   Colonist   Pol.cs  Fun at  Smith   Curtis-  Disc* very.  The  coast  papers   have   been  making;  much   of  the  statement  that Smith Gurtis, M. P. P., had  on his ovm accord   found   a pass  through "the Hope mountains and  that he had recorded the fact   together with ti leather suggestive  Avaniitlg' "and d-on'tyou forget it."  Coast papers,<*ff all shades of politics have -been seriously  discussing the matter with   the  result  that the enterprising member for  Rossland has been proved a pathfinder!}' one aud   a  charlatan  by  thc  other.    Even  thc   venerable  Colonist has been  mixed  in   the  matter  with   the  result   that   it  gives half a column of flippantly  funny nonsense, that during these  ���dayscan be read  without  profit  but with, considerable  diversion.  The Colonist says:  An  ancient poem  records  the{  fact that  The King of France  With twice ten thousand men  "Marched up thc hill, and then���  Marched down again.  "We do not know what particular king of Prance performed this  ever-to-be-remembered deed, but  .Mr. Smith Curtis takes no chances  of being forgotten. He walked  up th.e hill and down* again,- and  inscribed the fact upon a tree,  adding the warning to all succeeding generations, "And don't you  forget it." For some years past  ���we have been occasio : ally reminded of a certain immortal sweet  Alice, but in her case the legend  ������' is "Don't you remember," and she  alas now lies under a stone of grey  granite. Our latest hero is very  much alive, and no Ben Bolt will  -have to be reminded of his existence. The hour is ripe, we  suggest for some poet to arise and  ���;give to the world,a ballad of- his  ���great achievement. Our own  poetical licence has expired or we  should attempt something after  this style:  "'And don't you forget it," Smith Curtis he said,  Smith Curtis who sought route for rail,  As he wrote down the date on a blazed  cedar tree  HVhich stands near the old Dewdnej-  . -.tail.  The theme is a wide and inspiring one.    We suppose  that uot  ar. ore than several thousand people  .Ifc-ctfj.. gone over Hope mountains  "��betw.een  the   beginning, of   the  .���woiil'd and the date of these  presents, as we used to say in the old  guarantee deeds, but not one of  "thesrn  has essayed  to  achieve  a  .-glorious immortalit)* with the aid  < b��-aa. "axe .and a lead pencil.    The  t&Gi&^ar -less   immortal   George  "Washington has  gone  down to  posterity because of a performance  ��� .of his -with a hatchet on a cherry  7t**fc. It is not record^ tkat  '���M-reorge expressed in lead pencil on  the freshly cut wood a desire that  his deed should not be forgotten,  ��� Jbslt he Jived.. in_j?_ther_days jthan  Jhese.    He had  to  trust  to the  ���memorj of his countrymen, but if  ;Mr. 'Curtis had done it, he would  '.'h_av.e{discounted his immortality,  :a.i3Jd    ^enjoyed    it   in    advance.  ''������.What-sail the world to a man,  ..when, his wife's a widow?" asked  the gentleman from Cork.     Of  what value to a man is it to have  ��� .some one a century or so after he  has gone  out of the world dis-  . cover-something that he has done  and make a fuss over it. The  time to be immortal is when you  are around to enjoy the sensation.  Thus Mr. Smith Curtis has been  truly wise in his day and generation in writing his wish not to be  forgotten upon the highest, point  he could find. If time and space  would permit, we wouid attempt  to portray the event. Doubtless  "'the shades of night were falling  Fasfvvhen the man from Rossland .inscribed*-..is strange device"  upon the side of a tree. He bore  no banner. No maiden begged  him to  "Stay and rest  Thy weary head upon this breast.''  He feared not "the pine tree's  withered branch;" he scorned "the  -'vrfui avalanche," as with one  eye on the summit' of the trail  ���and the other on political possibilities he. like (.ray's ploughman, pioddod hi**, weary way.  And the name- of the mountain  was Hope, aud .*-������;���.   the   summit  ._���*._   y&m.   #S-   j*g<*.   *&m.   _���&�� f.K.  GRAND   LABOR   DAY  reenwoo  ���5x  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  To J. A. Drain and C Hoffman, both of the  City of Spokane in the State of Washington.  Sirs .*  You are hereby notified that I Have expended  3-00.00 in laboraud improvement!, on the "Alice  Maud'- Mineral Claim situate in Smith's camp  in the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District in British Columbia, to count as an assessment 011 said claim, as will appear, b3- a  *��    DRILLING   CONTEST,   ATHLETIC SPORTS,    �����*  -��8 FIREMEN'S TOURNAMENT, HORSE RACING. ��-  -%  GRAND   INDUSTRIAL   PARADE.  | Tlie Midway Brass Band Will Be In Attendance. -       J  Special Excursion Rates From All Points In Kootenay. g  -����  -���    ���*��. R. W. JAKES, Mayor. M. H. KANE. DUNCAN ROSS, M  j^L Chairman Executive Committee. Chairman General Committee, Secretary.  ^rft-^f)'*^^  in order to hold said claim under the provisions  of Section 2+of the Mineral Act; such being-  the amount required to hold the said claim for  the year ending- 23rd March, i!)0i.  And if at the expiration of 90 days of publication of this notice yon fail or refuse to contribute your proportions of the expenditure required under Section 24, together with all costs  of advertisii'ir, your interests in said claim  shall become vested In the subscriber [one of  your ro-owners] under Section 4 of .the Miueral  Act Amendment Act, .TOO.  Dated at Greenwood, 13. C, tliis 26tli day of  J ulv, 1')00.  W. T, SMITH.  1R. P. Rithet & Co. j  LIMITED. f  iWHOLESALE   GROCERS  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS.  A  . '��� .  {    VICTORIA, B.  C.  ?_���  ��� ���� m .*  Dr. Mathison, dentist,  over Bank of  Commerce.   Both 'phones.  SOCIETIES.  Boundary  Valley   Lodee  No. 38, l.O.O.F.  EETS every Tuesday  Everting-   at  8.00 in  their lodge room at jVlasonic hall.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all sojourning brcth-  rn . D.A. Mackenzie. N G  W. Elson. Rec. Sec  AV  K.   OP  P.  GREENWOOD LODGE NO. 2., K. OF P..  meets every Wednesday evening at 8:00  in t.'ie Masonic hall, Greenwood.   -Sojourning-  brethren cordially invited.    M. Bhkgkk, C. C.|  A. D. Hallbt, K.R.&S.  MINERAL ACT.  To Sam Breslauer aad others Inetrested In the  Henrietta Mineral Claim, situated near  Beaverton in the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District:  TAKE NOTICE that 1 have caused to be done  on the Henrietta mineral claim, situated wear  Beaverton, in the Kettle Kiver Mining Division  of Yflle District, the work required by Section  21 of the Mineral Act, for the year which has  expired, andhuve expended for such work and  for rccovdidg the certificates thereof thc sum  of One Hundred and Two Dollars and Fifty  cents, ($1 -2.50), and if at the expiration of ninety-  days from tbe date of the (irst publication of  tliis notice you fail to contribute your proportion, of such expenditure,'namely, the sum of  Fifty-One Dollars ana Twenty-Five Cents  ($51.25), together with all costs of advertising,  your interest in said mineral claim shall be  liable to forfeiture, as provided by the **Mineral  Act Amendment Act, 1900."  Dated this 5th day of July, 1901.  CHARLES PHIPPS.  NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.  THE FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL  . BOUNDARY CREEK DISTRICT.  �� *> ^   II 15  Supply Point  For The Mining Camps...  To:  D...R- Campbell _nid A. C. McKenzie, late of  Greenwood In the Kettle River Mining Division of the Province of British Columbia,  and to any other person or persons interested or claiming any title to the "Queen Bess"  mineral claim, situate in Lone Lake Camp  (formerly called Gold Drop Camp,] In the  said Kettle River Mining Division.  You are hereby notified that Frank B? Goet-*  ter of Colville. Wash., D. S. A., and W. G. McMynn, of Greenwood aforesaid, have expended  in labour and improvements the sum of one  hundred dollars upon the said "Queen Bess"  mineral claim, and S2.5Q for recording- the same  as will appear bv a Certificate of " Work recorded on the 13th June, 1901, in the office of the  mining recorder of said Mining- Division at  Greenwood aforesaid, in order to hold the said  cloim under the provisions of section 24 of the  "Mineral Act", such being- thc amount required and necessary to hold the said claim for  the year, ending- the 1st day of July,-90I; and  if at the expiration of ntnty days of publication  of this notice.you fail or refuse to contribute .  your proportion of the expenditure required  "under the said section 24 of the "Mineral Act",  together svith all costs of advertising-, your  interest iu said claim shall become vested in  the said Frank B. Goetter and W. G. McMynn  [vonr co-owners] under section 4of the "Mineral  Act Amendment Act 1900". !  Dated ot Greeuwood, aforesaid, this Sth day  of August, A. D.. IOOI.  FRANK B. GOETTER,  W. G. McMYNN.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "JO DANDY" "OLD KENTUCKY"'-*RI-.EY-  ,'LOST HORSE" "TEMERAJi"S"E FRACTION" "EMM_. FRACTIONS and "TEXAS  FRACTION" Mineral cUviRts, situate in the  Kettle River Mining. "JDivisiort of Yale  District. Where loeaW : In James Creek  Camp. .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  affenti for Leonard S. Moulton Barrett,  Free Miner's. Certificate No. B2*"W>, intend  sixty dayf- after date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a, Certificate of Improve-  ments for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the abovi* claim,  AilLfWther '5s? ���k* *������**��� action under  See. -*��� ���". must <"6 commenced before the  issuance of su'Ch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 18tb day of May, A. D��� 1900.  T. H.   HALLETT.  FROM THE CITY  ROADS LEAD  GREENWOOD. DEADWOOD,        COPPER,  SUMMIT,      LONG LAKE,      SKYLARK.  WHITE AND ATWOOD WELLINGTON,  SMITH'S.  And Otner Boundary Creek Gamps.  �� ��  7  HAVE BRANCHHES IN THE CITY,  fok  ��r.  MINERAL ACT. 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE..  "DYNAMO" Mineral Claim. siiiidie _rl i_(g  JCettle River Mining- Division of Yai��  D'tSmSt- "Where located : Jn Skylark  (ixXiiip,  TAKI- mfn��E that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as HtfMii inr Anion Port.naun, Free  Miners's certificate' Kov 1.41331. ond Charles  Haering-, . Free M'nftr'S Certificate No.  B4O607       intend sixty" days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-  Recorder for a Certificate of f ._fj*.'i.vemeuts, _of  the purpose of obtaining- a Crowf-terant of the'  above claim" ;   .   ���  And further take notice that actioAV tiiri'der  Section 37, must be commeuced.before'tnie is-'  suance of such Certificate of I^lproveIlle^C.s:.���  Dated this 17th day of June, A. D. 1901.  I. H. HALLETT.  . . , , Fo^ Prices..of Lots and Other Information, Address . , .,  tlic-ro-'-l" the Pili^T.ra  the promised \;\.vA,  ��'i;i*_ oi' inucii v,-i-.'I-..:  t."jj-_ '.hat like M;'**'.-���<  'o;7.U:r iiieroia. I-,*- '.-..  ;.*.-._<! "vvn'jle upon-;-- Ir.  ..ix��i:y<:t__it." nnu ':h\t *  tliereoip li'itii lb;-, d  I')' I'.O'  bll'i    I  '.. riiid  u;:  ���tt  ni  a  nrit hi-  ^  J  %?-l'-�� f\ /\ Px%  1/1  ���4��<d-  ":yiu not  his   nei"-.:ii  ���'"Don't you  rtls  reiaain  IWWOQD, B, C  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate   of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  CROWN POINT Mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mininj? Division of Yale District. Wiiere located : Iu Crown Point  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Issac H. Dalle..,  Free Miner*.-- certicate No. U80.I3, for myself and as ajjeiit for John Doiitrlas, Eree  Miner's certificate No.S8ll7. John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's'Certificate!"-.*S-9,A,N.l"c!lv, Free  Miners Certificate No. 21i>U'), aud G. N. Hodfrsou  Free Miner's certificate No. B2.~_'"v intend,  sixty davs from the date hereof to apply to the  JIliiin^'Recorder for a Certiiicule of improve-  meuls for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  tirant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, mii*-t be commenced before the is-  suaiicc of such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of May. 1W0.  I. li. HALLETT.  L,OST-i-A cheque for fifty dollars  dr-awn on the Ro_val Bank of Canada,  Grand Forks, by the V. V. & E. railway compauv in favor of James Leckie  and ntimbsred 219. Finder will please  return to H. B. Munroe, Greenwood  Parties are cautioned against using-  same as pa3'tne;it has been stopped. THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  ROBERT   WOOD'S   TRI.  -���'   .He Talks  Hopefully  of His   Many   Mining  Enterprises.  At the Queen's hotel during the  last few days has been stopping  Mr. Robert Wood of Greenwood,  B. C. Mr. Wood, who is now a  man of between'50 at-d 60 years  of age, is one of the sturdy, courageous, far-seeing pioneers who  several decades ago left the East  to lay the foundations of Canada's  growing industrial empire on the  Pacific coast. Mr. Wood was in  the Cariboo gold rush in the early  sixties, and has" been identified  with the opening up of several  districts of - interior British  Columbia.  One of the greatest monuments  to his far-sightedness is the populous and busy town of Greeuwood  which is liamed after him. Less  than ten years ago Mr. Wood  went into the narrow canyon of  the Boundary creek, in Southern  British Columbia, and, at a point  where the trails from several important mining camps met, he  started a general store in a log  cabin. He cut down the woods  around his shack and established a  townsite. The mines developed  apace, and the log cabin -before  long became the nucleus of a little  settlement. Then the C. P. R.  came in, the mines were equipped  with machinery, smelters were  built, and now Greenwood is an  up-to-date place of 3,000, boasts a  dozen, hotels, an electric light  plant and other modern conveniences.  Mr. Wood was practically the  original owner of the whole  of the Greenwood townsite, and  he always has his hands full  of various enterprises relating to  the development of the country  around Greenwood! In fact his  visit to Toronto is merely an incident in a journey he is making  to England with a view to furthering some of these enterprises.  Among these enterprises is the  Vancouver arid Boundary Creek  Mining and Development company, limited, which owns a 1 arge  number of gold, copper and coal  properties in Southern British  Columbia, aud especially on the  West Fork of Kettle river. Here  the company' has opened up a  number of very promising propositions.  Perhaps the biggest proposition'  Mr. Wood has in hand just now  ' is a plan for the construction of a  line of railway joining.the C. P.  R. at Midway with another branch  of the C. P.'R. at Vernon. This  line will run through a tract of  valuable mineral country lying  between Rock Creek and the head  of the West Fork of -Kettle river,  and would also make tributary to  the Boundary a large ' area of  agricultural land lying south of  and around Vernon. Mr. Wood  has a charter from the British  Columbia, government for this  line, and if it is built, as he hopes,  Mr. Wood's plan'is to establish a  ���smelter-at-Rock-Greek,=--where-he-  already controls a large - sized  block of coal lands. His idea is  to bring the ores down from the  West Fork of Kettle river to Rock  Creek for treatment.  Besides being important locally,  this Midway-Vernon line would  solve the problem of giving the  Boundary country and Southeastern British Columbia a direct  line to Vancouver and the Pacific  coast.  Another enterprise iu which  Mr. Wood and colleagues are interested and have under way is  hyraulicking on a large scale on  Rock creek, which flows down  from Camp McKinney into the  Kettle river. They are building  heavy dams and putting in automatic sluice gates, and expect to  make a big thing when the equipment is completed. As is well  known, Chinamen and others have  for well nigh half a century successfully worked Rock creek  placer diggings by hand.  Mr. Wood will stay in Montreal  a day or two on his wa}** to England, his object being to see Mr*  Shaughnessy of the C. P. R. in  connection with his proposed railway.���Toronto World.  Enas McCormick who was connected  with Butler's saddlery in this city for  some time has purchased the business  of R. E. Doran at Moose Jaw, _NT. W.T.,  and is prepared to quote prices for all  kinds of harness, saddles, carriages  and farm implements. *  We carry the only Flannel Suitings  in town.   Allmacher & "Wilson.  "Flints Sarsparilla, the spring tonic  $1.00.    Anderson's Pharmacy.  Certificate  No.  COMPANIES* ACT, 1897.  THE MORRISON MINES,. LTD.  (Non-Persona! Liability.)  TAKE NOTICE that tlie shares in The Morrison Mines, Limited, [Non-Personal Liability]  hereinafter described, have been declared in  default and will be sold at public auction to the  hiffhesi bidder for cash, at the ofliee of the said  Company, Rendell building-. Copper Street,  Greenwood, 11. C., on Tuesday the 3rd day of  September, A. D., 1901, at the hour of four  o'clock in the afternoon, to satisfy assessments  which have,been made thereon and are iu default, for a period cxceepiiiir sixty days after  no1,ice  ft'id demand   of  payment  of  sush as-  -SSSIllOIlt,  soi  90.  wo  910  911  1030  1041  1054  nm  1077  1078  10..6  ltwu  WIS  1117  1121  1123  ll_-  1107  1197  1201  1205  12(Xi  1207 ,  1227  1251  1264  1300  I3.U  1302  1303  131 �����!  7311  1312  1313  1.2(1  1327  132S  137.9  1330  1331  1332  1333  1337  ��� 1338  IS. 5  13*".  1357  Certificate  No. of  Ami. of Assess.  No.  Shares.  Due aud Unpaid  0  2,ooo  $ 4o.oo  36  500  10.00  48  4,ooo  80.00  49  l.ooo  2o.oo  50  2,ooo  4o.oo  51  2,ooo  4o.oo  52  s.ooo  loo.oo  53  3,17o  63.4o  70  5oo  lo.oo  84  5oo  iS.oo  99  2,ooo  2o.oo  IU  .18,425  36s'.5o  122  l.ooo  2o.oo  123  lo,ooo  2oo.oo  140  l,ooo  2o.oo  142  5oo  2o.oo  143  500  10.00  165  1,000  10.00  166  1,000  2o.6o  *.     168  1,000  2o.oo  169  1,000  2o.oo  170  1,000  2o.oo  173  1,000  , 2o,oo  175  1,000  2o.oo  176  1,000  2o.oo  177 -*���.-*.  1,000  2o.oo  '            178  1,000  2o.oo  '      179  l,Soo  3o,oo  185  1,000  2o.oo  1S6  1,000  2o.oo  1S7  ���           1,000  2o.oo  .... 188  .   1,000  So.oo  191  l.ooo  2o.oo  "*    206  5,000  100.00  207  5,ooo  100.00  220  1,000  2o.oo  222  l.ooo  2o.oo  234  ��,000  100.00  *246  1,000  10.00  .    252  l.ooo  2o.oo  270  5,ooo .  100.00  278  l.ooo   2o.oo-  291  1,000  2o.oo  293  5oo  10.00  323  5oo  10.00  324  5oo  _���        10.00  325  5oo  10.00  326  5oo  10.00  330  Soo  10.00  331  Soo  10.00  333  5oo  10.00 .  334  3,ooo  60.00  350  Soo  10.00  3S1.  Soo  il.OO  382  5oo  0.00  398  6,000  i2o.oo  414  Soo  10.00  420  1.000  2o.oo  428  500  10.00  .    .29  5uo  10.00  430  Soo  10.00  431  Soo  10.00  435  500  14.00'  437  3.5oo  ''8.00    443  2.5oo  50.00  444     '���  l,ooo  2o.oo  449  l,ooo  2:>.oo  4-:o  l,ooo  2o.oo  452  l.ooo  2<>.oi>  453  l,ooo  .   2o.oo  454  l.ooo  2d. 00  455  l.ooo  2o.oo  436  l.ooo  _< .00  459  l.ooo  2o.oo  463  l.ooo  2o.oo  4.4  l.ooo  2o.oo  466  .1,000  100,00  468  S.OOO  100.00  474  Soo  lo.oo  475  300  1; 10.00  .' 476  OOO  10.00  477  Soo  10.00  4S0  l.Soo  i5.oo  ���     4S1.  2.ooo  2o.oo  4S2   -  7oo  7,oo         -._  4S3 .  l��o  i.:o  434  15o  l.-O  530  S.ooo  -O.IIO  534  2,ooo  4o.oo  593  Soo  10.00  607  5oo  10,00  ���   651  ..ooo  100.00  678  l.ooo  2o.oo  679  l.ooo  2o,oo  6SI  4.ooo  40.00  683  I.250  25.oo  687  l,ooo  2o.oo  698  1,000  2o.oo  700  1,000  2o.oo  701  1,000  2o.oo  713  714  Soo  10.00  715  SOO  lo.oo  716  Soo  10.00  717  l,ooo  2o.oo  WO  2,5oo  So.oo  742  4o,ooo  4oo.oo  744  1,000  10.00  745  1,000  lo.oo  74b  l,o83  io.83  747  .1.000  loo.oo  74S  1,000  2o.oo  773  1,000  2o.oo  774  l.ooo  2o.oo  775  1,000  2o.oo  776  1,000  2o.oo  777  1.000  2o.oo  778  1.000  2o 00  782  1,000  -lo.oo  783  1.000  2o.oo  7So  1,ono  2o.oo  7.87  1.000  2o.oo  792  5oo  10.00  793  5oo  10.00  '794  5oo  10.00  TOO  5,.r.lo  1,000  1,000  1,000  500  Soo  Soo  10.000  10,000  JO,000  2,000  2,000  2,000  125  100  i5o  1.000  2.000  1,000  00  1.000  1,000  1,000  2,5oo  5,000  2,5<>o  500  Soo  Soo  Soo-  Soo  Soo  Soo  500  1,000  1.000  1.000  1.000  1.000  1.000  1.000  1,000  1,000  I 000  1.000  1.000  1,000  10.00  100.00  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.no  lo.oo  10.00  10.00  2oo.oo  2oo.oo  2oo.oo  4o.')o  4o.uo  4<i.oo  2.5o  2.oo  3.00  2o.oo  ' 4o.no  2o.oo  lo.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  50.00  loo.oo  50.00  10.06  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  ...00  S.oo  ro'oo  10.00  2o 00  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o 00  2o 00  2o 00  1358  1366  1369  1370  1371  1372  1373  1374  1375  1376  1392  1393  1396  1404  1410  1411  1412  1415  1416  141.7  1444  1483  1490  1504  1510  1511  1512  1530  1S34  1535  1539  1548  No. of  Shares.  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,00,1  1.000  1,000  1,000  500  ���Soo  500  Soo  Soo  ��00  Soo  2,500  2,000  6,000  2,500  1,000  1 .Soo  500  Soo  2,5oo  1,500  Soo  1,000  Amt.  of Assess,  Due and Unpaid  $ 10,00  . 2o.oo  ' 2o.oo  2o 00  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o.oo  2o oo  2o.oo  JO.00  10.00  j 0.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  50.00  2o.oo  l2o.oo  So.oo  2o.oo  3o.oo  10.00  'JO.OO  So.oo  3o.oo  10.00  2o.oo  1549  1,000  2o.oo  1=51  1,000  2o.oo  1552  1,000  So.oo  1555  1,000  2o.oo  1556  1.000  2o.oo  1557  000  10.00  1573  ��,000  100.00  1576  I,-iOO  2o.oo  15S2  Soo  10.00  1583  500  10.00  1584  500  IO.OO  1585  000  JO.OO  15S7  Soo  10.00  1589  2.��*oo  4o.oo  1590  5.000  loo.oo  1602  1,000  2o.oo  1604  500  to.oo  1605  J,Soo  So.oo  1.U7  1.000  2o.oo  1603  3,ooo  60.00  1609  2.ooo  4o.oo  161S  1.000  2o.oo  1619  1.000  2o.oo  1646  2,ooo  4o.oo  1648  1 .Soo  So.oo  1050  l.Soo  3o.oo  1662  S.ooo  Sli.oo  1665  2,ooo  2o.no  1666  1,000  2o.oo  1667  1,000  2o.oo  1676  5oo  lo.oo  1681  ..,000  loo.oo  , 1689  2,.<oo  40.OO  1690  2,ooo  4o.oo  Dated tli is 2nd day of August, A. I). 1901.  A. F. OLIVER.  Secretary The Morrison Mines, Limited.  .WE. .  MAN UFACTURE  AND  KEEP IN  BOILERS. ENGINES. PUMPS, ORE CARS.  ORE BUCKETS. GRiZZLlES, BLOWERS,  EXHAUSTERS,   FANS,   BELTIMG,   VALVES,  Firnr*GS.  and.everything for the  Bline, Marine and Sawmill  Trade.  Vancouver Engineering  Works, Ltd.  successors to  ARMSTRONG & MORRISON,  Iron Pounders, Boiler-makers  ar.d  Machinists.  .?,fdccw*or,cs =- VANCOUVER, B.C.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. 117.  NOTICE OF MEETING.  THE BOUNDARY  COOKS   AND   IVAIT-  ers  Union   No.  117, meets first and   third  Tuesdays of each month at Union Kail.   Vis.il-  iii(f  'members    in   good    siandi-iy   cordially  invited.  Roui-KT G. "Wood, Chas. Dahxk.ix,  President. Secretary.  GREENWOOD CONSERVATORY  -SILVER STREET-  NUMIiKR OF PLANTS AND FLOWKKS.  now ready.   Orders for cut dowers talftfT.  MISS ATKINSON. V  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP!'  -THIK l'AKTN.__.*.HI_> HERETOFORE  J- Kiihsisliii*-T between the undersigned, i\_rry-  inir on business as liotelkecijers in the ]>r.niises  known as. the "V.'indsor Hotel" situate on  Cooper Street in tho City of Greenwood. IJ. C..  has this clay been dissolved by mutual  corsunt. ''  All debts owinur to the said partnership are to  be. paid to the. undersigned Ernest Cart ie*.-at  the said Windsor Hotel, and all elai-.ns apainst  the said partnership are to be presented to -.he  said Ernest Cartier by whom thc same will be  paid. '  Dated this 12th day of August, 1901.  HARRY DAT-E,  ERNEST CARTIER.  TO SAVE HER CHILD.  k-z-jL  From frightful disfigurement Mrs.  .Nannie Galleger, of La Grange, Ga.,  adplied Bucklen's Arnica Salve to  great sores on her head and face, and  writes its quick cure exceeded all her  hopes. It works wonders in sores,  Bruises, Skin eruptions, Cuts, Burns,  Scalds'and Piles. 25c. Cure guaranteed by J. L. White, Miller Bros., and  W. U. Anderson, drug-gists.  Jf  j Famly Porterhouse or a  Tenderloin, T. Bone, Top  Sirloin or a Plain Steak.  Pork Chops, Pork Tenderloin and Mutton Chops  also Fish and Poultry.  AT THE MARKETS OF  Engineers and Mine  Super intendants wU3 find  It to their interest to refer to us when in nee* of  anything in the Pump'j  line, We make Pumps of ���  every description for all  Services.  960 King St. Subway  ��a__=_  "FEREF  \ STYLES.  awd:  Jlt**  ���warm nil, ju wny  ROSSLAND ENGINEERING WORKS.  B~.  -CUNLJFFE &"AlcniLLAN-  fhk  FOUNDERS.      BOILERMAKERS      and      MACr".i-*ISTS.  Ore Cars, Skips, Cages, Ore Bin Doors, Chutes and general *vrought iron rtbrl'  pur ore bins are the best on the market.    Write us for references  and  full  particulars.  ,^_ ^-^^-^^^^^Second-Hand-  1���S ft Pelton Waterwheel with 600 ft 8 to 16 special rivetted pipe.  1���10x5x13 Outside packed plunger sinking pump. j.,  Rfcl. Drills. Stoping Bars, etc , etc. /':  Agents Northey Pumps���Stock carried. h  Third Avenue.  Rossland.  P 0 Bex 198  1 WHERE IS CARMI?  On the West Fork of Kettle River.  *tm  THE PAYROLL CITY OF THE   g  1 WEST FORK  "^j.-    Surveys are now  being  made and  lots will  shortly  be on   the  !V  i     .    market.    C.ni.i City adjoincs the group of claims of  \ wliich   the   Carmi   mine   is   the   center...  THE SHIPPING GROUP OP THE  l',\ DISTRICT.  Carmi is the mining center of the Upper West Fori; Country. The  1    town.ite adjoins 'he. Carmi mine, which shipped 2,000 tons  , _~J"' of ore to the smelter during the past winter, and  ���^ I  =3 /  ..������-  upon which development is being pushed  in order to be ready for continuous  shipments  when  railroad  Jl is   completed   to  Carmi.  ������=   JAS. KERR.  WtsMig&^n&.-iSJm  !��� ii i hi iiNiiiiii ��� nfii i ii -niiTWinTui  .FOR   TERMS -WRITE  GfceenY-OO-J, B. C  JAS. C. DALE.  Carmi, B. C.  mmn!!!!?!!^!!!?!!!!!?!!!!!!^!!!^!!!7!^^-^  a*.  m"*!- jVOAw.  _�����/.  -- 1  J"  v/xs*  ��.     _-   - _ ~Page 8.  THE  GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  superintendent arid metallurgist at the  Boston Gold-Copper smelter, Leadville.  He came north to' take charge of the  labortary at the Pyritic smelter. With  a well equipped office, Mr. Davis is in  a position to do prompt and accurate  work. ���'"     .   '���.  .  The regular meeting of the city  council \yas held Monday evening. In  the absence of Mayor Jakes, Aid. Ross  was voted to the chair, with Aid. Naden,  Caulfield, Sullivan and Kirkwood  present. The contract for Washington street bridge was awarded tp Bunting and De'mpsey they being the lowest  tenderers. The pound, bylaw was finally  passed and isSnow law. It was decided  to publish notice to tax payers drawing  attention to the fact that one sixth rebate is allowed if taxes are paid before  November 1st. Several accounts were  passed for payment and the council  adjourned.  * i  I    GREENWOOD, B. C.     ?  ���&A^A��'A<s/AA/''W''W'vVy'-V'>^/wV/s^'*-\A-_  ML HAPPMES.  i.S,.��ms -at the Clarendon 50 cents per  ~-~<��i~x-ght.  Born on  the 21st inst. to the wife of  * "'S3-. B. Taylor, a son.  If. you want the best candies in  the  "���"-city go to Munroe's.  Ralph Smailes has returned from a  -.business trip to the coast.  ���""���J. __"_. Hemctiaway was in the city  r rtrom/Khoenix orj Monday last.  For Rent���A new store building on  ���'��� ���"Copper.street.   Apply at Times office.  - Nitrous oxide .and oxygen for pain  7'stftBS-extra:ction'0'f -.teeth at Dr. Mathi-  i .-.ori's.  - Andrew Laidlaw *a*id W. T. Smith  *. -returned, from the West Fork on Satur-  * viXuy last.  -FsrRent���Four room house furnish-  -'335, at_ conveniences. $12. Apply at  "-"3>w'iep .siMce,  '���'itJ/Ww "'fe 'considerable traffic to the  Xxi.-&Hi*i?oxk counrty, Wilkins' stage be-  : '������.;/ig'<laaded on each trip.  "Robert Wood and John Ham ill sailed  "   for England last week after spending  ��� sometime in Toronto and M,Qr*tr*.ft-t  *__.Xhe J-te-tmeE    Tsktidar".   the   Cfadk  v.3tea_iier ot 'tiie *0. P. R. flebt, struck an  TEaiberg in   Alaskan waters  and sank  Flannel suitings, all colors,  at Allmacher & Wilson's.  THE   R.   BELL-  '_. he R. Bell mine was shut down last  Tuesday after having been in continuous operation for more than a year.  No reason has been made public for  this suspension of work, which it is  hoped will be but temporary. 'During  the last two or three months about 500  tons 6f ore "have been shipped to the  Granbv smelter and it has been generally understood that this ore was about  th*. richest yet sent out of the district  in quantity. John Hanly, who has all  along been in charge of the property,  is about to pay a visit to Salt Lake  City, where some of the men interested  in the claim live.  If you want nice soft drinks   call   at  South End grocery.  THE   POWER   OF   INK.  An expert, says the Outlook, was  recently faced by this question: "Here  is an advertisement for a trouser-  stretcher costing a few shillings. The  advertisement occupies half a page in  a journal where advertisement space  fetches ,��70 per page. ��� Do the ..owners  of this paltry article pay ��35 ior that  one advertisement?" ., The expert answered thus: "A certain firm who sell  a certain liquid in shilling bottles have  a gross turnover per annum of ��30,000.  Each of the two partners last year  drew ��7,000 in profit, (pffice expenses  account for another ��1,000, and the  cost of the liquid���which is mostly in  the bottles���is also ��1,000. Total ��16-  000; leaving ��14,000. And the whole  of that ��14,000 goes in advertising .It  is the basis of the business; lessen it  even by ��1,000, and the profits are  correspondingly reduced." . Wherein  there is food for reflection, and that  there are still some merchants who do  not advertise.  "Bromogrip cures colds���25 cents ���  Anderson's Pharmacy.  .tsMcx_*l5'^afterwardsrSiOver-~20- persons,  ���were .drowned   and  113 saved.     Over  -^235,000 Yukon gold was also lost.  A. A. Munroe of the Montreal and  -Bot-toit  Copper company,   and  Harry  .--Johns .of  .the   Sunset   mine   were  in  "Nelson this week it:  connection with  ihe contaact made with the Hall Mines  -. smelter ifor the   treatment of Sunset  - -ore.  Andrew Laidlaw on Wednesday last  received- the if rst payment on the bond  .iyiven by Chicago capitalists on Simil-  Jtamten coal land.   The payment  was  .. _'or a substantial sum and the syndicate  '  j-.vi.ll immedia'.elY   begin  development  -work.  A. B. C. Davis,  assayer und chemist  ������"rj.t the Pyritic smelter has purchased  the-assaying business of Guess Bros.,  v.-ho were the pioneer assayers of the  S.Voundary district. Mr. Davis has had  v_l long and successful experience in the  "business. He was assayer ami metal-  l.uigist for the Cleopatra smelter at  -Quray, Col., assayer and metallurgist  'for the  Bona Vista smelter and chief  -:���>-���  I HEADQUARTERS  c for the new authorized  I SCHOOL BOOKS  i    ft��ftftft*$$��$#ftft*#ft'"'ftftftftftftft'*,.ft  ft ....... ��� ..        *  ���J* ft  9       '���e_*BBE__iink-_B_n_ _ft ��*  9  ft  �� -      ��� -!-     -7���-T--W ��  ft %  a * *  a  ft--  3.  I  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  9  ft  ft  ft  9  &  9  9  9  ft  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. "  '���QUEEN OF SHEBA".mineral claim, situr-.te  hi tlie Kettle River Miuir.fr Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Copper  camp, adjoining the.'Jumbo" and "Ha-qua  Hala" mineral claims.  TAKE NOTICE tUat we, Thomas McDonnell, of Greenwood in tlie said district  Free Miner's Certificate No. .Ii. 40,302 and  William Graham McMynn, of ' the same  place. Free Miner's Certilicate No. B 40,601, intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Miuinjr Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose.of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further  lake notice that action, under  section 37,  must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certi licate of Improvements:.  Dated this lOlh dav of Auy-ust. I'M.  THOMAS'  McDONNEI-t,.  W. G. McMYNN.  y.->v  I. P. ARMSTRONG  PROPRIETOR.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The tonnage of Ore shipped by Boundary   District  mines  during   August  to  21st  inst.,  inclusive, so far as has been ascertained from the mines is as under: ;.. .  AMNc. TONS.  Old-Ironsides and Knob Hill Group-' ��� - ��� :--���- ;  1^-'1 69  -Mother Lode - -- ��� ��� ��� - ���-��� -    6.432  B. C-. ��� ��� ��� -, :   1 -690  R. Bell ������ - ���       I 20  No. 7 ��� ������" * * ���   210  Total- ��� ���* - ,������.,-.:  24,t>2 1  '  Shipments during 1900 and for 7 months of current year ended duly 31. were as follows:  .-. 1900    ,        ' 1901  . Old Ironsides and Knob Hill Group -   64.535 1 2S.4S9  B. C. ��� - - ��� : ��� -������������  1 '9,494 30,34 1  Aether Lode- ��� - ��� ���-��� ���-��� ;���    5.564 48.070  .   City of Paris ..v ������ ��� ,-������'������ ��� : -*���������-���-������ .���������������������-    2.000    Golden Crown ....,.....* ��������� ��������� ���.*���- ������������ ���  ��� 2.240    Winnipeg ��� - - ��� - "-������-��� ���-���������, ���     1 -1 00 50  ' Athelstan-��� -: ��� - .' ��� -- - ��� --- ��� ������-'    1 .200 550     .  Carmi- - ��� ��� ��� - : '������������'������ ;;-'��� * --'���: .������;-.:.-.���  8*-35  Snowshoe ;- --: ; '��� ���        33S 3r0  Brooklyn ��� ��� .....-��������� ��� ��� ���- '���-        1 50    -Jewel- -  ��� ��� ��� -���-�����.�� i ���������-���- : ' -; ���*���-������*-        1 60    R. Bell.:.-..' - ��� '������--��� -:--yy<y- ��� ��� ��� - ��� ���"������������ : ���"*   :  360  .No. 7,-. - ���> ........:....;^-Uy -:���- ������  ^...........,... 'y.  205  Sundry shipments ....'..:...'.... ..7::.:77..........    . r-- -      1 -QQQ 5oo  Totkl-   .-������ ��� '������������ i.'..:,-:������., :-- -;-- ������-��������� - "���;���" " 97.781      ���   209.770  Grand Total to date ������ -r-: ��� - ��� "-:* ��� 332.1 72  -���"."*  Tenders will be Received for  Sinking Shaft at Mother Lode  Mine.   For particulars apply at  General Office of  B. C COPPER COMPANY  Anaconda.  1 %  9  9 %  9 ��. ���*,'-US'���'<������*IS -in!.'J-'JfS'flU!'*"����������} *���.'*!-*��ft-I'iS  MINERAL   ACT.  t%  ALSO  "-'% Scribblers, Exercise Books,  'I*       Slates, Pencil Boxes,  '% Caryons, Lead Pencils, etc,  i    J, 1*. CD1*ES  .*  Books,   Stationery, -Wall  Papi*r,   Etc  To Randolph Stuart, J. C. Haas, I. H. Hallett,  Walter D'Eath and others concerned :  TAKE NOTICE tlmt 1 lmve/cnused to Vie  ���\onc on the Diiimoml Joe, Doubtful. Mny Dny  und Deer Trail mineiul cluims, situated in  Greenwood curap, in the Kt-ttVe River mining  division of Yale district, the vprk required by  Section 24.of the Mineral Act, for the year wliich  has expired, and have ex].eud-'d for such work  and for recording the eevtific-ivtes thereof the  sum of four hundred and fifteen dollars ($415.00);  and if at the expiration of nintX* days from tlie  date oi the first publication o* "tiis notice, you  fail to contribute your propo,��_n of such ex  penditure, namely, Randolph^tuart, J. C. Haas,  I. H. Hallett and other, parties interested, the  sum of S83.00 for one-fifth injterest in said mineral claims, and. Walter ���D'Eath, the sum of  ?_3.00 for a one-rlith interest in said mineral  claims, together with all iosts of advertising  your interest in said-mineral claims shall be  liable to forfeiture, as provided by tho "Mineral  Act Amehdineut Aet,.l_C(r-'  Dated this 12th day Of Ji-ino, 1901.  ,.' John* W-  Powki.i..  FOR SW�� OR RENT.  Four roometi' house for sale or rent.  :a>*--  9  *  9  9  ��  9  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  &  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  yt  9  ft  ft  ft  V*  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  .ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ��_  9  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  Erect Form Corset.  THE "W. B. EKECT FORM"  embodies those cardinal truths of Corset making which J   ������ ������ ���:     ="       ft  the designer has striven to reach since the days of ft  Elizabeth. It is the logical perfection of the Corset idea, ��  hygienic, graceful, exquisite it its lines,  It is positively the only proper model  for straight  form and princess gowns,  SPOKANE FALLS & SORTHEM  RAILWAY COMPANY.  MLSQN k FT. SHEPPARD  RAILWAY COMPANY.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY COMPAM.  The only  all rail route, between   alL  points-east, west and south to Rossland,    Nelson    and    intermediate  points;   connecting-   at Spokane  with    the     Great    North.ern,  Northerns-Pacific and O. R.  - ..I    , -  &  Nl''Co'mpanis.  Connects at Rossland with Canadian  Pacific Ry. for Boundary points.  j One.  single  ��� double :  at B.C. B_otel.  top btig-gy  aud one  buggy for sale.  Apply  tf  ^t*\  For grace and style of figure  For perfect ease and comfort  No Corset equals the  "W B" and *'La Vida'  ���<**r  *��  To Be Had at  Connects at Myers Falls with  daily for Republic.  stage  Buffet   Service   on    trains   between  Spokane and Northport.  * Effective May 5th, 1901.  T.KAVE DAY TRAIN ARRIVB  9:00 a. m. ..   . Spokane  7:35 p. in.  12:50 a. in..     .  Rossland 4:10 p. m.  9:15 a. m  Nelson 7:15 p.m.  H. A. Jackson,  Geiicriil l*as��i!ii|ier Ajfisnt.  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