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Array THE REVIEW
VOL.   1
COLUMBIA. B. C,  APRIL   1,   1899
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SiiiiDiil Gold and Copper Mining Cwnpany—
Directors Elected,
The first meeting of the directors of
the Summit Gold and Copper Mining
company, limited, was held Tuesday
evening. The directors of this company are, Wm. C. Fox, Toronto; E. L.
Heer, A. W. Ross, S. L. Graham and W.
C. McDougail of Columbia. Messrs.
McDougall and Ross were appointed
president and vice-president respectively,
and John D. Spence, secretary-treasurer.
The head office of the company is at
Columbia, and the development of the
company's properties will be prosecuted
vigorously. It was decided by the directors to offer a block of the company's
treasury stock for sale at an early date,
and the secretary was authorized to obtain certificates, and such office fiitures
as the company mav require.
This company owns six mineral claims
two the "Main" and "Vanguard" in
Summit camp, the "Athol No. i" and
"Murphy" in Wellington camp, andthe
•'Canada" and "Swan" on Sophie mountain in the Rossland district.
Work is at present in progress on the
"Mala" in Summit camp. A shaft jo
feet has been sunk near the north east
corner ol the claim, all in highly mineralized vein matter which assays from
$3 to ?6. The lead upon which this
shaft was sunk was cut about 4°° feet
farther north along its sUike by a cutting on the C. & W. railway, which
crosses the "Main". In this cutting,
where the Summit Gold and Copper
company have also done some work, the
lead shows up for a width of about loo
feet, all heavily mineralized, and carrying gold, silver and copper. Two
hundred feet farther west, on the "Main"'
ground, another huge ledge has also
been disclosed by the railway work.
This lead is seventy feet between walls,
the formation being diorite and porphyry.
The men employed by the Summit
Gold and Copper company are now at
work on this lead, as it has been deemed
advisable to ascertain the most suitable
point at which to commence development .work on the property before heavy
permanent work is undertaken. As soon
as this has been satisfactorily determined,
a permanent working shaft will be sunk
and the property put into shape to commence shipping with the least  possible
delay.
The  Athol   and   Murphy  claims   in
Wellington camp are properties of great
merit.    Considerable exploratory   work
has been done, and assays as high as
$65 oo per ton obtained.   A  wagon road
has been almost completed to these claims
and when finished a carriage can be
driven to the ground from Columbia in
one hour. There is no reasonable doubt
that the Athol and the Murphy will
rank among the great mineral properties
of the Boundary country.
The company also owns the Canada
and the Swan on Sophie mountain,in the
Rossland district. These- claims are
excellently situated, near the line of the
Bed Mountain railway, and are in the
vicinity of a number of properties that
have already shown up Satisfactorily.
The Velvet, Victory-Triumph, Umatilla and other well Known properties are
also located on Sophia mountain.
The capital stock of the company is
one million dollars, in OHe dollar shares.
Pour hundred thousand shares are in the
RathmQlleD Stock Sold ii London at Nine and
a Half Cents—The New School
Mr. H. T. Bragdo n has been unwell but
has almost entirely recovered.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Dunlop, Jr. have
taken up their residence permanently in
Columbia.
Work was begun on Thursday on the
Norfolk claim two miles up the valley
from this town.
Everybody ia sorry to learn that Mr.
A. W. Fraser is  leaving Columbia, bis
treasury, to provide a fund for develop- ,eMe °<the Paciflc bavinK expired.
■ Three heavily laden   freight   teams
ment purposes. A block of these shares
will soon be offered for sa>e. and must
necessarily form one of the best and safest
stock investments ever given to the
public.
The promoters stock is pooled, and can
only be freed from the pool when in the
discretion of the directors it is deemed
passed through Columbia this week
with tbe new hoist and boilers for tbe
B. C. mine.
Wastell Bros , announce the arrival of
a fine stock of hardware, which has been
safe to do so.   This will not be until ihe delayed considerably  by the congestion
company's property is on a paying basis. | in the freight traffic.
It will beaeen from the foregoing that the j    Mr E s t ^ ,et, ^ fo
Summit Gold and Copper Company com- ■ ,,
mences business under most ,8VoraW^ Disney lor the budding of a neat cot-
circumstances. That the'"oompaiiy'wTll """a* at the corner of Hill avenue and
soon  rank among the foremost in  the  Vancouver street.
Northwest is a foregone conclusion.     W. j    mu   ■ r   . „       ... ,  ,,      ...
^ .. r.       ..   r « ■     L  The infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hod-
C McDougall of Columbia is Managing
Director. s0" was dangerously "' tnis week, but
 ! under Dr vVestwood's skillful treatment
he is now recovering.
The Telephone station has been removed from beneath the Review office,
to its new location in the stage company's building next to the post office.
Now we can scrub.
A  number of the  young people of
Columbia attended a taffy pull given by
the Misses McLaren at Carson, Wednes-
A pleasant time was
P. T. McCallum, in addition to supplying timber for the big bridge over the
Kettle river here, has also received a
contract for furnishing the piles for the
bridge at the lower crossing two miles
east.
The change of name ol the postoffice
here to Columbia, authorised 7th January
last, has now been notified to all offices
in Canada under the department, and
supplies have been received here bearing
the new designation. The reason for tlie
long delay in notification, is that the;
official post office directory is issued
only every three months, and the last
directory had just been sent out when
the change of name was made. The
official stamps and other supplies are now
brought up to date.
THE PRESBYTERIAN CONCERT.
t WasalirandSucceiiFruai Start to Finish—
Talent and Audience Largely Columbian.
Tbe concert given in Knight's ball
last night in aid of the Presbyterian
church was a success from start to finish. Columbia turi.ed out en masse
aud supplied most of tbe talent. The
concert was opened with a neat little
speech by the Rav. Wallace, after whiob
Ihe  different  special lies    followed   in
quick succession without the proverbial   day evening last,
waits.  Miss Kiss acomoanied on the, spent with music and games,
piano throughout the   whole  entertain
ment.   Tbe first on  the program   was
Messrs. Wun Lung, Pan Tan, Josh An
Miss McLean who sang "Annie Lhu rie' a"d Ki sil 8 wcre atoutour streets a great
The old Ming   was  will   rendered  and  part  of the week looking for a washee-
wae loudly applauded.   The club swing, j washee location.    They bad better stay
ing by Miss Richards of Columbia, was j wne„ there is more water.
very gracefully done and   wo.i   tbe ad-
miration of tbe whole house. Therecit-; Neil McCallun> disappointed his
ation ot "A Scotchman's Experience in friends yesterday by alighting from the
Liudon" by A. W. Ross fairly brought Bossburg stage accompanied only by a
down the house and he had to re-pond   walki„g stick.     He  says  tbe  bride is
to the encore and gave Col. Hay's"Little
following on foot, but Columbia's faith
Leather Breeches".   The   next  on the
program   was   the "Pirate K.ng"   oy '" uim has been rude'y »h*ken-
Mr. Whittaker.    The piece was sung j    The Hotel Columbia is to be open for
with great expression and would bave business a week from today, according to
done credit to Salvioi.     The recitation .. ... ,   „ „        „
n«ui.n...i.u).u   1  l»-j r..     ,. tne  expectations   of   Messrs.   Guse  &
of "An Euginednver's Hide on   a Piino"
by tbe Rev. Bradshaw was  very  amus-  Brown'the lessee8,   u wi" te the m08t
ing and caused roars of laughter.   Miss  commodious and best appointed hostelry
Ross alsasang very sweetly and gave a in tbe Boundary country,
recitation   entitled     "The   Bachelors:    „    „ ...        . .    . .
Auction". The ladle* who had charge1 Mr. Hanscom and his ass.sUnt have
of the affair have every reason to be been KePl P**™^ busy at black-
proud of their efforts in bringing so ,u,ithinK tnis *«*. sometimes having to
much fine talent together. Financially j w0|,k night and day owing to the bad
it was a success and musically it could state of the roads and the damage result-
it could not be beaten in a large city.      iDg t0 vehicleg on that account.
Rathmullen Said In Lou j m a t o l -a Cent •.
Word has been received here that
100,000 treasury shares of Rathmullen
have been sold in London at 9% cents.
This is good news for the money thus
realized *ill provide funds for rigorous
work on the mine. A hoist will at once
be put in place and deep development
proceeded with.
Bawl*** Rumour*.
Interested parties have succeeded in
making a few citizens of the lower town
believe that negotiations are seriously
proposed for some sort of a partnership
arrangement between Columbia and
Grand Forks.
The statement is absolutely and willfully false. It is circulated fora purpose.
No one who has any knowledge of the
situation can credit it for a moment.
Columbia has no grudge against Grand
Forks and wishes that town no harm
whatever. But our people are bent on
managing their own affair*, bearing their
own burdens aud developing the resources of their own town.
The New School.
Mr. Burns. School Inspector for this
district, wa.4 here on Friday, on an
official visit. He expressed surprise at
the substantial progress made by Co'urn-
bia since his last trip through the Boundary, and we are glad to say he quite
agrees with our citizens, as to the bright
prospects for this place. He is strongly
of opinion that the provincial grant for
the purpose of putting up a new school
should he used iu providing a two-storey
building, of which only tbe lower storey
need be finished at present, the upper to
be completed later on. Mr. Burns bad
no doubt that two storeys would he
absolutely necessary very soon, and the
plan he proposes will likely be adop'ed,
as it provides for enlargement to accommodate a school of eight or ten rooms,
which will without question be required
here within a very short time. Anderson's  Store
•upm*-—
r
S
••it
Crockery and Glassware
Consisting of plain, white and figured Toilet Sets, teacups and
saucers, plates, soup bowls, individual side dishes and platters.
glass water pitchers, su§a,r bowls, four piece glass sets, also a,
large assortment of hanging, bracket and stand lamps. Call
and see them.
Spring Dry Goods
• Have  just  arrived  and I can now    show    you    a    nice    line    of the    latest gjods  in
Hummer Silks, Cashmeres. Sateens. Mu-lini. Liwns, Prims. Embroidery and lanes	
(1ROCPPIFS •   l Hm "P""''1* "Pnit;e ,rP8n swdaevery week and  am pre-
IYV/W1-»IV       e.7 *   P«"'l to fu-nish Hotels, Restaurants,  Mining Camps, and
jSZfi^**** no,i"e Ht Mail Orders Receive Special Attention
C
The best India and Ceylon Teas in the market.
Choice Mocha & Java Coffee. Sulvadore & Ceylon
toffees. Ask for samples
and prices.
SSP'gs
J. ANDERSON,
COLUHBIA, B. C.
COLUMBIA FLOAT.
Mrs. Fred Whittaker and son arrived
frem Ropeland Sunday and will reside
here permanently.
'1 he Buckam brothers of Brampton,
Ont., arrived here Monday. They are
looking over the district with a viewnf
loaating.
The only Percy Godenrath, correspon
dent of tb9Review reported here -this
week on bis return from Camp McKinney.
A pair of genuine old lime prairie
schooners parsed through Columbia
Thursday,!bound for the reservation.
They contained two large families with
all their bouseho'd effects.
Miss Louise Potter who has been employed at the Pacific hotel for several
months at the Pacific hotel here, left
Sunday for her home at Usk, Wash.
Louise leaves several broken hearts in
Columbia.
Mr. Alex. Dick, M. K., the well known
Rossland mining man, is among the
recent of Columbia's visitors. He is
interested in the Noifolk claim, almost
within the town, and there is more than
a possibility that we may befi re long
number him among our permanent*.
Mr. John Donald manager of the new
telephone system about to be put in
here, was feen Wednesday by a Review
repor'er and informed him that tbe
line would be in working order by tbe
beginning of May. He guarantees a
better system and a great deal cheaper
rate than tbe present line,
He criticised her pudding, ar.d be
didn't like her cake; she hadn't made
tbe biscuits like his mother used to
make. She didn't wash the dishes and
she make tbe stew; and she didn't mend
bis stocking like his mother used to
do. Oo, well, she wasn't perfect but
she tried to do her best, until at length
tbe time had come to have a little rust;
and so when one day he growled and
whined the whole day through and
through, she turned him up and fanned
his pants as his mother used to do,—
Composed in Bruce.
Hay, ricCaPum & Wright
HININQ AND
REAL   ESTATE   DEALERS
1
Financial andpnsurance Agents
COLUMBIA, B.  C.
ROUGH   and    DRESSED
Lumber
All Kinds of Hou,se Finish, Sash Factory, Store
Fronts and Saloon fixtures a Specialty.
Furniture  Made to Order
E. Spraggett  -  -  -     grand forks 1
rm rpnn
iiiih:!)' r'miiliiifis Are Eswniitl in Progressive
Towns.
SIM mm  W THKIK INKLUENCK.
4—THE STOKY QK GRAND VAI,i,EV.
Perhaps you have never heard of
Grand Valley. Yon cannot find it on
any map, and only a stray westerner
here and there remember that it ever
existed. That is tbe most telling comment on its history.
But back in 1880, Grand Valley pios-
pects were of tbe best. It was in Manitoba, on the Assiniboine river, and was
the principal point between Portage
La Prairie and Port Ellice Steamboats
plied on the river and landed goods and
passengers at Grand Valley, making it
the point of supply and disturbutiou for
all the settlements in a wide stretch of
country. Its population was not large,
there was no, boom 110 excitement.
Grind Vi ley was toitentto handle the
trade of all the surrounding district, ana
to grow up with the country.
In 1881, there came a change. The
Canadian Pacific was laying out its route
through Manitoba westward and. the
survey line passed through Grand
Valley. The importance of this fact to
the little town was so obvious that it
fprang into sudden activity. . Its people
were jubilant Buildings began to spring
up here and there and people looked forward to a time when the fine land of
western Manitoba should be occupied by
an energetic farming population and all
that r.cb agricultural district should
hok to Grand Valley as its commercial
centre. Later events proved abundantly
that the wealth and future prosper ity of
tlie neighborhood had not been in the
least exaggerated; an important town did
indeed spring into being, having that
wealth and prosperity as its chief sup port
That Grand Valley is not known today
as the second city in Manitoba is due to
one drawback, and one only. But", that,
one made its success impossible.
The site of the town was flat and low,
on the banks of the Assiniboine river.
Its position exposed it to periodical overflow. The railway company rightly regarded this as a fatal objection. It reconsidered its original plans, refused to
locate iu buildings on the site first proposed, carried its line through the town
and placed its station on a higher
plateau, just a mile and a half to the
west, and named it Brandon.
Grand Valley's disappointment was
very bitter. Deputations failed to convince the company that it should disregard all considerations of natural advantage, convenience and expense; and
in the end the settlement had to submit.
For a time the steamers still ran there,
and it seemed that the old town might
retain a portion of its trade. But with
the first train that ran to the new station,
that   vain   hope died forever,  and   soon
Grand Valley passed out ol existence.
It was in the fall of 1881  that the first
passenger train ran into Brandon station.
May of that year had seen the first tent
put upon the site of the new town.    N« t
a house, not a building of any  kind, was I
then in existence there.    Torday. Bran-1
don has a population of about 4,000 aT.d
is thriving and prosperous—second ofify j
to Winnipeg  in importance   aiming  the
towns of   Manitoba,      Grand    Valley,
which  she so  mercilessly   supplanted,
does not exist stall, even   as a   village.
Its site is now a.farm.
Even if the railway had placed its
station in Grane Valley, there niight
have been a question as to the town's
future, on account of the physical disadvantages of the site. But given a
low lying flat subject 10 overflow as
against u higher plateau, the railway's
choice seemed inevitable. And when
that choice was once made, Ihe result
was not for a moment in doubt.
In such cases, one is compelled to
recognize the operations of natural lawn.
One cannot ignore them. To attempt to
disregard them results invariably in
financial disaster.
Mr Mcintosh stated that tbo new compressor plant recently purchased from
F. R Mi-ndenesll will not be hauled to
tlie mil"! until the roads improve.—
Boundary Creok times.
iN SUMMIT CAMP.
The Graphic Claim Sold to a Wall Known Spokane Company.
C. L. Hoffman, the Spokane mining
broker, closed a deal for the purchase of
the Graphic claim, in Summit camp,
from E. A. Bielenlurg -of Greenwood.
says the Spokesman Review. The consideration is $5000 cash and a block of
ssock in a company to be formed. This
claim lies in the heart of Summit camp
and is bounded on the west by the Sum
mit mine, one of the principal properties
in camp, and on the east are the Oro
Denero and Emma mines, also well
known properties.
As far as prospected.by surface open
cuts, there have been proved to exist two
well defined ledges. Tbe No. 1, traced
from the Little Giant claim, lias been
prospected on the Graphic ground for
800 feet. It isan eight-toot ledge, carrying quartz with iron sulphurets and
oxidized iron and copper stain. The ore
from this ledge gives values on the surface of Sio in gold, copper and silver.
The No. 2 vein comes out of the Summit ground, running east through the
Graphic. This ledge is 20 feet iu width
and one of the strongest in camp. It is
a quartz and iron lead, and on the •Summit claim free gold was often found in
the workings near Ihe side lines of the
Summit and Graphic. This ledge is
said to assay as high as $70 in gold and
copper These two leads lie parallel to
each other and about 600 feet apart
Mi'. Hoffman informed the correspondent that his associates will immediately
let a contract for a crosscut tututei which
w.ll give a depth of 200 feet on the No. 1
vein where there is an excellent tunnel
site.
If we are of so little importance why
do the Grand Porks board of trade
lose so much sleep over our application
for incorporation? And why are they so
anxious for us to go under their sheltering wing? Oh no Grand Forks, you are
a little too slow for a live energetic town
like Columbia to associate herself with.
The Grand Forks Board of Trade and
City Council are the most inconsistent
outfit we ever ran across. In their organ they laugh at the audacity of Columbia doing a metropolis.such as they claim
to be with their waterworks, churches,
banking facilities, $300,000 assessment
roll and a big debt, any damage. But in the next breath they beg
and pray the lieutenant-governor-incoun
cil not to grant our application for incor-
as it will greatly injure the credit of the
City of Grand Forks. What very funny
folks there are in this world.
Latest From the Winnipeg
Mr. D. F. Mcintosh, the manager of
the Winnipeg Gold Mining company,
was in the city this week. He brought
with him samples of ores from tbe drift
on the ore chute recently discovered on
the 300-foot level. It will be remembered that a few weeks ago a blind lead
was encountered at the 300-foot level.
Drifting was continued on this ledge.
At60 feet the character ot the,ore
changed considerably. The new ore-
samples of which were left at the Bank
ot Commerce—is much richer than that
taken from the ledge. The gold and
copper values are  mutually increased.
ASSESSMENT   ACT   AM) "PROVINCIAL
. IIEVENl'E TAX ACT.
Rock Ckkek Division, Yaws District
IV TOTICFi IS HEREBY GIVEN IN
r^y   accordance with tin.' statutes that
- Provincial Revenue 'lux and all
taxes levied titular the Assessment Act,
and now due fur tlie v-ar 1899. All the
above named t»X"S collectible within
Ihe Ruck Creek D.visi-in of Yale District ar* payable at my office at Osoyoos,
Yale Dislt let. Assessed taxeB are collectible at the full 1 vin{ ritm. viz:
If paid on or befoie June 30th, 1899.
Three fifths of one per cent on real
property.
Two and one half per lent on assessed
value of wild land.
One-half of one per cent on personal
proper y.
On so much of tbe income of any person as txceeds one thousand dollars the
following rales camely :--Up m such
excess of income when tbe same is not
•Lore than ten thousand dollars, one per
c lit, when such excess is over ten
thousand dollars and not rr-ore than
twenty thousanu dollars, one and one
quarter of one per cent, when such
excess is over tv enty thousand dollars
one end one half of one per cent.
If paid after lit July, 1899.
Fonr fifths of one per cent on real
properly.
Three per cent on the assessed value
of wild land.
Three four!hsof one per cent on per
soiial pioperly.
On so much of the income of any
persi n as excedsone thousand dollars;
the following rates namely .-—Upon
such excess, when the same is not more
than ten thousand dollars, one and one
quarter per cent, when such excess is
over ten thuusanJ dollars and
less than twenty thousand dollars, one
and one-half of one percent, when such
excess is over twenty thousand dollars
one and three quarters ot one per cent.
Provincial Revenue tax $3.00 per
capita,
C. A. R. Lambly,
Osoyoot, B. C.    Assessor and Collector.
February 24 th, 1899.
The
Pacific
Hote1
Columbia
Headquarters for commercial and mining
men. All stages running into the Boundary
stop at this hotel.
XXWXWtMXXXX*
Newly
Furnished
Decorated
Throughout
Heating and lighting
system perfect. Most
comfortable house in
the Boundary. Strictly
first-class. Cuisine unexcelled.
464041449046441
The
Bar
is supplied with the
choicest\prands of wines
liquors and cigars\
starkTTraser
PROPRIETORS
Queen's
Hotel
Public patronage respectfully solicited
COMFORTABLE ROOMS. GOOD
CUISINE, AND UPIODATE
BAR.
Duford & Cusson, Props.
COLUMBIA
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The Review
Published Every Saturday
W. C. McDOUGALL.
R. M. NISBBT,   ,   •
-   Editor.
Manager.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES'
Three months $   75
Six "     -  I 25
Twelve   "      a 00
Transient advertising 25 cents per line
first insertion., ten cents per line each
subsequent insertion, nonpareil measure
Correspondence from every  part of Newfoundland and its people prosperous
Yale district, and communications on
abused as a grasping monopolist, and bis
concessions from  the   Government   of
Newfoundland are so vast that tbey have
alarmed the islanders, have caused an
appeal  for  Imperial  interference,  and |
have been the text of a careful re-statement by the Hon. Joseph Chamberlain of j
the doctrine of the absolute  right ofj
British colonies to mismanage their own
affairs.   Reid made what seemed to some
I    All of the unsold portion of Lot 382 as follows:
a "foolish investment."    He practically j    j.   Twenty-seven lots in a beautiful level  p ateau  situate in that   portion of
purchased the resources of the bankrupt j Oniaa Forks known as the
island government.   The effect is already i
LOTS FOR SALE
One of the Moat Desirable   Properties
in the Kettle River Valley.
WsVWWWt\i\i\WWiVlrYaVWWaYiVstft"ft
marvellous.    His   millions are making
live topics always acceptable.
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ft    Thk Columbia Review has the
g best subscription list of all papers
§ published in the interior of British
Columbia.
«    This is not a foolish boast; it is
X an unquestionable fact.
J     By   special    arrangement,   we
4 reach:
J All the best mining brokers,
4 All the wide awake capitalists,
« All the foremost men of brains, g
ft means and enterprise in Eastern «
8 Canada, who are interested, or 4
£ likely   to become   interested   in J
by developing its latent wealth; and both
he and the islanders will reap a golden
harvest.
Van Ness Addition
Wanted.—A   body   guard   for
editor  of the   Boundary  Creek Times
< Must  not  be  fastidious  about his opponents.—Boundary Creek Times
I    We   would  imagine  the editor of the
j Times  had  enough germs of the Klon-
' dyke fever still left to form a guard for
1
! the whole town.
2. Forty acres lying south and east of the main Kettle River.
3. One Hundred and Thirty Five acres lying west of the main Kettle River.
4. Ten   acres  lying  alonK the   Northern   Boundary   ot said Lot 382, and
tie north of the Main Kettle River, on which there is an abundance  of go id  spring
water.
This is a very desirable property lying between the business portion of Grand
Forks ar.d the thriving town of COLUMBIA which in tbe near future is destined
to become the LEADING CUT in the intetior
Will sell altogether or ir seperate parcels.
For further information apply to
Corbins charter is now a sure thing—
the Grand Porks council and board of
trade have petitioned the government to
Mt Boundary mines, Boundarv stocks, $ !
* Boundary   commerce.    Boundary ft \ grant it     why didn't Corbin   think of
$ transportation, Boundary develop- ** '
ft ment in every line.
ft One thousand cepies go every 4
5 week direct to the head centres of S
Eastern enterprise. JS
You can help us, and we can 4
help you. 4
We want reliable news. If you 8
have it, send it along. 3
Facts about, the mines and other 4
resources of Southern British 8
''olumbiaare what we want. a
What does this mean to you ?      4
Don't subscribe for the Review X
getting the aid of those influential bodies
last year, if be had he would now have
trains running into Republic. But
some peopls are so thoughtless.
The easiest solution of the Phillipiite
question would be to send out about
10,000 cans of Evan's roast beef that was
served to tro >ps in Cuba.
The slaughter of iegro;s in the south
PETER T. McCALLUM
Justice and Notary Public
COLUMBIA, B. C.
W. H. DINSMORE
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But if your property is not placed 5 I way towards convincing
asit8houldbebeforeth0inveEting*iFni ,       th t the  0 ,te,  Sute( u
public, it is your own fault.    Give ■.      -r
us    honest, up-to-date facts,  and 8 i humane  aid   generous   nation   to rule
we   will see that they reach the 2 | ,.   „
right people. « 1 ln*ul
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* brokers of Toronto, Montieal and *
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A PETITION.
Lieutenant
THE BOUNDARY'S  OPPORTUNITY.
Fate seems bent on making all things
tend to the prnsperity of the Boundary
country- Just when the mines of this
district have caught the attention of the
in vesting world, and are daily proving
their immense variety, extent and value,
there comes a great boom in copper, in
which useful metal Southern British
Columbia is exceedingly rich. Copper is
rising rapidly, copper properties are in
demand and the Boundary is the lucky
possessor of perlnps the greatest copper
region in the world, VW printed last
week an article from a recent issue of the
Engineering and Mining Journal which
shows how matters stand in the Eui lidi' ra's-
copper market, and no doubt will in- psiiits,
crease the interest of eastern capitalists J gondolas, debts and taxes, and
in the many valuable properties in this
section.
To  The  Ho.ourable   The
Governor in Council.
Whereas the credit of Ski>okum Flats
is so high that nothing can hurt it, as
shown by the fact that its bonds sell at
the enviable figure ot 95c, and
Whereas the credit of Skookum Flats
is so low that it has to pay on the said
bonds 7 per cent interest and 5 per
cent commission, and tlie incorporation
ot a few neighboring shacks and' out-
bouses would deal it a deadly blow,
and
Whereas bonds have never been floated by any similar city, for tht unique
reason that under the sun no similar city
exists, and
Whereas Skookum   Flats has everything   under   heaven   except a railway
station,   including a   large   number  of
schools,  academies,  churches,   cuthed
Brighaniists.   banks,   loan   com
piggeries,  electric tights,   rafts,
Nerve and capital have made a quiet
Sco'chman, slender in build and delicate
in health, one of the most striking figures
in Britain's "vaster empire." forty
years ago Robert Gillespie Reid was
without means.    To-day,   he   is   being
Wherea. the said collection of shacks
and outhouses has nothing- and yet we
want it.
Therefore we humbly pray that the sa'd
shacks and outhouses be accorded the
privilege of paying our debts mid sharing our misgovernment or be denied the
right of  municipal government  at  all.
And your petitioners will ever pray.
j»   j»   MERCHANT TAILOR
Has just opened up a Tailoring Establishment opposite
the Queen's Hotel
He wilt carry a first class stock of Tweeds and Worsteds.
Workmanship Guaranteed
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Opposite Queens Hotel
olumbia.
Contractor &
Builder
Plans and Specifications Furnished and
Estimates /V 21   on all Classes of W ork
A. Iv. McDonald,
Columbia
'WASTELL, BROS
We Carry a Large Stock ,•»
,t*      of Stoves and Tinware.
Columbia Ave. Columbia
Geo, E. Massie
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Guaranteed.
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Cleaning and Repairing
Grand Forks (HHHHaHLMaVaniHMlHMBaaanaaMaa..
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I j I can be sent where they will make the
'i | most advantageous mixtures,   and also
| that the smelters will not have to carry
  | such heavy stocks of ore as they now do.
I No doubt the combination will be able to
ThtfC   Will   lie DO AdMOCe ill Tbe Smelting i get special low freight rates from the
Chattel). ' I ra''r°ads, which will not be accorded in
dependent smelters.
The Engineering and Mining Journal
of March n says concerning Ihe formation of the lead smelter trust.
" This momentous event, of the realization of which we have been somewhat
incredulous, has nevertheless materialized, as we are informed by the chief
parties in it.   Tbe consolidation of  the
ADDITIONAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM.
i The Boundary Ciuntry to be Conncclrd With
Ddublc Wirea.
j    W.  H. Kent, general superintendent
j of the Vernon & Nelson Telephone com-
! pany, and   of the New Westminster &
smelters has been effected by a purchase  _   "-..,.«,,,. ....
J     r I Burrard Inlet Telephone company, ltmit-
for cash of the several works mentioned!   , .  .   .,     ..      ..    „    ...'..   .
] ed, is in the city.   Mr. Kent states that
in the subscription contract   given   on!... .   .   .   , .   , ,
1 ° | the service is to be improved at once, and
another  page,  the   consideration being■ L.   . r   •,..•.    ._     a-   i j i
*^t* b j that every facility is to be afforded for
$19,000,000.     Most  of the   companies
have taken preference stock at par |with
a bonus of common stock amounting to
70 per cent of the preferred stock.
"In addition to this issue of stock for
cash wherewith to buy the properties,the
new company is also to lie provided in
the  same  manner    with  97,500,000 of
immediate connection with all points.
The company now has ample funds to
conduct all its •Derations, and while the
outside towns are now connected with
but a single wire, there will lies double
copper wire service from here into the
Boundary district in addition to the
j double wire service to Spokane,
cash working capital, and to this is to tie \ Heretofore the company tiasbeeii ham
added about $2,000,000 of securities ac-1 pered by lack of funds, but the uecessi-
quired from some of the companies pur-' ties of the country and the splendid show-
chased, thus bringing the working capit-, ing made by the company buve induced
al up to about 89.500,000. The property j British capitalists to put in sufficient
purchased is said to include also the! money to establish a really first class
Mexican mines of the Kansas City com- j service. It must not be understood that
pany, but not the Mexican smelters.: this will be what is known as an express
Neither are the Guggenheim works at! service, because the cost would be too
Pueblo. Colo., and Perth Aniboy, N J, or great, but it will be a genuinely first
the Balbach works'at Newark, N. J., class service, equally to that of any dis-
in hided; nor are eny of the si f lead ' trict of the same population and of
smelters of eastern Missouri in the com-1 smaller area or. the continent of America,
bination. The works included are said! Mr. Kent says that the old instruments
to have earned about $3,000,000 last year,! now in use will be replaced with more
and with the improve J prices for lead and j modern ones as fast as possible, and
silver which it is believed will be realiz- j that the new company is prepared to
ed this year, the net earnings are expect- ] afford such facilities as will satisfy the
ed, according to come of those in in-1 public. He, moreover, said that the
terest, to amount to $4,000,000; which j prosperity of the country meant the pros-
would not only provide the 7 per cent on j perity of the company, and that the
the preferred stock, but would also pay a j directors of the British Columbia tele-
large dividend on the common stock, j phones recognized the uec?s.-it'<8 of a
It is, however, possible that these ex-! new country, and were prepared to back
pectations may not be realized. j him   up  in   making such   a service as
"W* are assured by those in control of j would  be acceptible to all the people of
the consolidation that it is clearly understood that there shall be no advance in
smelting charges.   The probability, how
ever,
seems to  us  to  be   that   large
quantities of low grade ores which have j a week or two, or perhaps a little longer,
heretofore   been   unmarketable   will be j to get the lines and instruments in bet-
the   Kootenays  and  of   the whole province.
Hereafter, he said, there would  be no
excuse for kicks.   Of course it may take
JO
Columbia
Stage
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Stages leave Botnhurg and Marcus
daiiy on arrival of trains, for Columbia,
connecting with the Williams Line tor
Republic and the Suodgrass line for
Greenwood and  Penticton.
G.W. WILLIAMS
Manager.
COLUMBIA, B. C.
New
Goods
Arriving
Dailv
•aW
He carry everything
to be found in an up
to date Grocery Store
Crockery
and
Glassware
ter shape, but the work was progressing
so rapidly that it was only a question of
a very short time before every department of tbe work would lie in first class
shape.—Rossland Miner.
utilized by reducing the smelting charges
or the freights to the smelters on them
and the high grade ores will, in some
measure, have to pay for this. This can
not be complained of, for it will benefit
many mines, while it may make the few j
high grade mines a little less remmiei-
ativc.
"It is claimed with reason that the
combination will place the technical
knowledge and skill of the managers of
all works at the command of each, and
this should effec'. substantial reductions
hi cost and at the same time render it
more difficult for outside works to compete. Another advantage claimed is
that which was claimed also in the old
clearing house scheme-whichneverthe-: F0R SALE.-A new set of single
less did not prevent a very substantial in- Harness for sale cheap apply to J, Ander-
crease in smelting charges -that the ores 1 son.
NOTICE.
The Columbia and Western Railway
Company will apply to the Parliament
of Canada at its next session for an Act
giving to the Company authority to issue
first mortgage bonds to be a charge on
its railway, including its main line and
branches, not exceeding thirty-five
thousand dollars per mile thereof, and
for other purposes.
H; CAMPBELL OSWALD,
Montreal, March 7th, 1899.      Secretary.
Hi. HUM I CO
GRAND FORKS
J.   H
PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER
AND JEWELER.
All   work  guaranteed first  class in
every respect.
fu'l line ot stationery kept in stock.
POST OFFICE BLOX
JOHN McEWING
HAS A COMPLE TE OUTFIT
FOR MOVING BUILDINGS.
TWELVE  YEARS   EXPER
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GUARANTEED.
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B.C.
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ot Art or Commercial printing
and   we  turn   it ojt in short
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Graving    outfit   east  of   the
Coast.
In the
Boundary
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few cents lesa, but be up to
date and don't be cheap.
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] A. F, DMdnu'i Seheiii to Build a Road
From  Edmonton Through The Peace
River Conolry.
The projected road commences at
Edmonton,'and runs north to Athabasca
Landing. Thence it follows Athabasca
and Little Slave rivers, skirts the south
Deechmac party found Indian ponies
fat and sleek, which hud wintered out,
with nothing to euttair, life, but the
succulent bunch grass. These lands are
much more subject to tbe visitation of
tbe tropical Chinook wind than are
thoso farther south at Calgary and the
balmv temperature which obtains even
in early spring is proven by the fact
that travellers plucked wild fl.iw-is
at Fort .St. John in Ap.il. At Fort
Graham, far north of the line of the
railroad, potatoes, beets, turnips   an 1
ot Little   Slave lake   to   Peace river |'»«"> "th.-r vegetables are gr ,wn. while
Here a bridge would have to j an un,im,,ed oumber of at',3k c ,ul(1 b'
fed upon these plains.     Between  F.u-t
crossing,
be built to enable the promoters to take
advantage of the valley on the ncrth
side ot Peace river. The road then
continues to follow the northern bank
of tbe river, passing through Dunegan
and Fort St. John until it reaches Hud
eon's Hope, at the foothills of the
Rockies. Hitherto the line passes
through prairie country, but at Hudson's H >pa the entrance of the Peace
river puss is encountered. Strange as
it Kay appear, however, this fa-'t doss
not involve the tunnelling, rock cutting,
switch backs, loops and other devices
which are found necessary in climbing
the range farther s.nith. Tie pa-s is
not a very long one, and after careful
observation Mr. Deeclimtn wai able to
discover only two points where rock
cutting would be necessary. In one or
two places sno.v ahed-i would hav« to
be built, but not a single tunnel would
have to be made. Bridging would be
the heaviest item of expense on  this
St. John and Dunnegan, a distance of
ISO miles, the country is oue grand undulating plateau, where rank bun..b
grw, ulo, t three fewt hiah, was grow
ing in May. At Dunnegan, under the
instruction of the R iman Catholic missionaries, good wheat, outs anil other
grass aro irrown by the Indians. At I be
Philadelphia exposition wheat grown
in tbe Peace river belt was award-id the
highest place.
Of the mineral wealth of the districts
this sidenf the Rockies, considerable is
known by British •'olmnbians. Tbe
placersofthe Omineca hav>i baen explored for many years, but Mr. Dapch-
man says that boitij ot the richest
quartz propositions he has ever known
are to be found there, but with no
avenue of transportation hav.i bien entirely neglected.
B. L. BEER
J. K. DUNLOP.JR.
BEER & DUNLOP
MINING AND  REAL ESTATE BROKERS
Nrtnon'3 Pint Chief ot Police
Senecan   G     Ketcbum,   an    ex-hobo
section  of the road, lowing to the fact j printer,  but  now  tbe   biggest   man in
that the river would have to be crossed ! Skagit  County   tells   how  he and jack
and recrossed a number ot times to tbe
marine end of tbe enterprise.
The questions at once arise, what is
the character ot the districts it is pro-
Houston  ran  Kootenay's chappie town,
more especially-.thejuicy end of it:
A year ago Seneca Ketcbum was a
modest printer working on the New
West Trade in Spokane  says  tbe  Spoli-
tbe
M T BRAGDON
* COLUMBIA, B.C. .
Hardware, Mine and   Mill   Machinery   and   Supplies.
^SPECIALTIES^
Canton andje^sop Pressed Steel Octagon and Grooved.
Trusx Ore Cars Spectacles and Eye Glasses
P. BURNS & Co.
• Wholesale and Retail Dealers in.
Fresh and Cured Meats, Fish and Oysters, Live and
Dressed Poultry.
From now on we will supply Meats daily both in- Columbii  and   Grand   Forks
Meats delivered to mines free of charge.   Mail Orders receive prompt atte'ntio .
pised to tap and would they be suffi- j ane Chronicle.    Now as  editor of
ciently wealthy to warrant the exp«ndi | on,y S*"1*'1 Countv Times.be is not only
the   wise men ot tli- aspirin'  town of
P. BURNS,
Co'utubia,   Cascade,   Grand
F irks,-Midway, Gre «wo > I.
ture which the building of such a road
would involve ? The country itself is,
in Mr. Deechmah's opinion, the bast
answer to the question. 11 the first
p'aca, tbe finest spruce timber and
whitewood in the world can hi obtained in the bills between the Rockies and
Little Slave lake, through which the
Little  Smoky,  Pdtnbina.  Smoky   and
Sedro-Wo >lley but is fast becoming one
of the noted men west of the Cascades.
No small part of the reputation conceded to Seneca is due to the fame of his
tales of achievements during a term of
Chief of Police of Nelson, B. C It was
in June of 1897 while he was Chief that
several holidays came in quick succession, says the veracious P.-I. They included   tlie.Qieeu^H Jubilee  and    the
McLeod rivers find their way down to j Fourth ^^   They were ce,ehrate<1 »'
wild western fashion.   In fact the cele-
Athabasca river and Slave lake. Spruce
two feet In diameter, and lifting clean
trunks one hundred feet without a limb,
flourish along these streams.* In fact
this wood, in which Canada now enjoys
a monopoly and which is becoming
more and more valuable every year,
being the finest pulp wood known, there
are millions of square feet in the district indicated which have never baen
touched. Large pulp works at Atbab
asca Landing, to whicn all this timber
can be floated down by tbe streams
named, are among the schemes which
Mr. Deechman has in contemplation.
These works would be a valuable asset
of the railroad company, who would
certainly ask as a bonus a portion of
the forests which the construction of
the road would render eo valuable.
The marvellous fertillity ot the prairie
Ian :1s which extend on both sides of the
Peace river have already been demonstrated by many travellers,    Here the
bration became so intense that the
whole City Government was incapacit-
ed from business for a week.
"The Mayor began the celebration,"
said Editor Ketcham I f'o.ind him around
one evening celebrating iu a fashion that
was altogether to wild and western even
for Nelson so I arrested him.
"What!' said he,'you arrest me? I'm
Mayor of Net ion and you're only the
Chief of Police. I discharge you. ''Oh,
no! don't do that now' I said 'I won't be
d schargeil. I refuse. Co ne along.'
Ci"Well, 1 took him around for a time
until his ardor wore off somewhat. Then
we went into a refectory and squared our
differences.
We concluded that we would celebrate
together. The City Clerk couldn't do
anything without the Mayor, so he
played poker; the police nen couldn't
get along without me, so they quit work.
The machinery of the Government was
stopped. I think if the Queen had known
what was going to happen she would
have postponed the Juoilee. "I have
had some pretty wild experiences, but
none of them beat my career as Chief of
NEW
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Hats, Caps, Boots,
Ready Made Clothing,
Blankets, Etc.
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I beg to himounce to tbe public
that I Liuv < opened up a carefully
selected and complete stock in
all the above lines and that my
prices are right.
My stock is new, and was bought
under rr.y personal supervision
and will be found A 1 i.i every particular.
FRANK GUSE,
Columbia
IS
Police.   Here  I   had   been   for years a I "TPIJIJ
man trying to dolge  policemen, and I '
became one of tbe most important of
tbem. It gives yon a retnamable feeling
to be the Chief of such a town. You
can imagine yourself a king for you come
very near being boss of all you survey.
WORLD
FULL , . .
of newspapers. The Rkvikw is ful
of up to date news abou* the mines
the smelter, the prospector, and the
resources of Yale.
SEND   THE
REVIEW
to your friends in the east. It wil-
save the trouble of writing letters
The poor as well as the rich can
enjoy it.   Only
TWO DOLLARS A YEAR
NOTICE is hereby given that after the
expiration of one month from this date
the undersigned and others will apply to
the Lieutenant-Governor-iu-Council foi
the incorporation into a city municipality under the name of The Corporation
of the City of Columbia of that certain
locality in the province of British Columbia being all the land included within
the limits of Lots 380, 520 and 533,Grou(»
One, Osoyoos Division of Yale District, in
said province.
Dated this9th day of March, 1899.
CHARLES HAY,
For the petitioners, Ti REPUBLIC CJMP.
J"      '. ' v'' -'    '     •'      '
S. P. Doomer, general manager of the
Hen Hur, stated to (he correspondent
<>f The Spokesman-Review Friday that
■tJI arrangements had been perfected for
sinking a three compartment shaft on
the Ben 'Hur, and that the wbrk tbereou
began yesterday afternoon. The. shaft
114 being suuk 465 feet north of thesn^th
line of the claim. Two of the compartment will be four feet by four feet
'dgbt inches in the clear and the other
four feet by five in the clear. It will
be timbered in the best and most sub
ntantial manner as it is .intended as a
permanent working shaft. A winze has
linen ordered and will be on the gronnd
by the time one becomes necessary,. If
the inflow of water becomes too great to
handle with, a bucket a steam hoist will
be put on and also a pump. Tbe property is certainly one of the best in the
camp, but heretofore the management
lias been content to |do prospecting.
Thic change of program means mining
iu earnest. Had the claim been operated on mining principles in tbe past, it
would have sK'od as higb in public
esteem as the Nan I'oil. It is on the
same ledge aud the ore is as rich as in
the former. It has been developed by
about 57 feet of tunnel and and 360 feet
of drift along the ledge. There is exposed iu the drift, about 100 feel of high
gtade ore Surface developments in
connection with tha drift has shown
that there is a pay chute exaeeding 400
le-<i in length. The ledge is Jfrom seven
to nine feet iu width.
Favors Corbin.
D. C. Corbin  who is pressing his ap
plication for x charter for his Kettle
Vm/Ii-.i railway, is receiving support
from some of the quarter* that gave
him tbe most opposition when he last
presented his application to tbe dominion parliament. At u meeting of the
Victoria board uf trade last Wednesday,
alter considerable debate, the following
i.-solution was adopted ;
•Whereas,  Railway   competition has
i,,iva>s acted as a safely va'ive tocom
nitit'ce.
••Wh-ieHt", A nilway knowi. as the
Kettle River rail may, is projected -from
North port, in Ihe slate of Wasbiigton,
lo BoJndnry urort i, in British Odlumbia,
and application is now being made to
the damiiiion parliament for acbarterj
ami
•• Whereas1, It is essential to tbe pro*
gress of the Boundary creek country
that it should have the benefits of connection with tbo transcontinental railways to the south as well aato the
north; and
■•Whereas, iheabove named railway
would be of very material benefit to tbe
.mast citiee, tie it iftfflt!
"Resolved, I'hat this board of Irade
urge upon the dominion government the
necessity of granting a ^charter to the
Kettle Riyw.ra.lway, and^thai^a coP(V of
thisaWlutioV' be .forwarded to -Sir
WilfridI*2&r»a@- A.JBJWr, niii.
of railways; the chairman of tha raii-
way committee of tha hous of commons;
the senators and members for British
Columbia no* at Ottawa."
tl    *l      V      '}        AT.*/.    -
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Reasons Why This Site was Chosen by Our Syndicate.
i TUB CANADIAN P.VCIFI RAILWAY .OUPANY CHOSE THIS SITE *OR THEl I Sl'VlTOU
AFfER CAREFULLY EXAMINING ADJOINING SUES AND THE COMPANY IS LARGELY INTMRBSTBOI
COLUMBIA.
It is one ol"tlie most perfect uatur.il   inland   townsites on   this continent, being   a   level   pnirie
- surrounded., by-beautiful mountains rich iu gold and copper. ...<■■
lu its neighborhood there is a large extent of fertile agricultural land on which grain and fruits can ■*
grown in abundance, superior in this respect to any town in the Kootenays or in the Southern Vi.le
District.
There are no low flats on our townsite annually subject to overflow.
Mehind it am, large mining camps traversed by enormous bodies of mineral, wonderful in their size and
containing high percentages of copper with appreciable gold values,
Experienced prospectors and miners predict these various camps will inside of three years develop into
the most phenomenal iu tbe world's history,
The camps directly tributary lo this town are WHITE'S or CENTRAL, WELLINGTON, SUMMIT
BROWN'S, EVA XS, GREENWOOD,KNIGHT'S, PASS CREEK, HARDY MOUNTAIN and SEATTLE
uaiup.i, enough according to present prospects to make twenty Kosslunds.
Adjoining tbe town there i» a large supply of timber, such as ne, fir, ta naraek and cedar continuing
mi the North Fork.
In the neighborhoo'i are superior clay beds suitable for brick and tile making, as well as good lime and
other stone quarries   useful for building  purposes.
It. is rie lined tp bo the wholesale centre of the whole Boundary country.
Kor two years at least it will lie th^ transfer point for those going to or leaving
THE WONDERFUL REPUBLIC
and other camps in the State ol Washington. ,
It will lie the great residential centre for Kooteitay and Yale districts, as there is room for expansion
and with good schools ami oilier adjuncts of civilization established the men who make theirmoney in the
various surrounding mining vamp- will erect their homes here.
We already have embryo water works fed by a beautiful sprinj eapahle of amply supplying a city of
20,000 people, after which wc buve a large spring lake on an adjoining mountain,as a further unlimited
source of supply.
In two mouths we will■;•,»•, e a complete system of electric lighting established.
Our streets can be easily graded and all other city improvements can be made at little cost.
We will shortly lie incorporated a.s a city when streets will tie graded, sidewalks built'and public buildings erected.
A smelter will be biiilf at a convenient point tributary lo our city.
This week all stages going from or to Bossburg and Marcus will connect at Columbia   with
those   going    to or •from Republic, Greenwood and all westerly or south-westerly points,so that  all
passengers will stop over at least one night. '
Th$ CIa5ses of Citizens we Want.
Men sober, steady and industrious, men with energy, quick to think and act
accordingly, some capital (either in pocket, brain or muscle), men with faith in
the future and prepared to work for it.   To such men we extend a welcome and
they ivill find employment in the variousu/alk* of life
Those Immediately Wanted
» . .   i   t, * ■ r}   ' i '■ V •
Wholesale and retail grocers, dry goods and hardware men, wholesale liquor,
a druggist, a doctor,a dentist, and a furniture dealer.   The first who comes will
be the one we will patronize.,
Cop■espond&ice'wlwitetl and all information readily given.
A. yy. R6SS, Manager. COLUMBIA
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WILL GO COBOOTS ON TUNNELS.
The Laat Chance awl NoWa Five WUI   U»a
Back Other's Tuneela.
Arrangements have been eutered into (
by the Last Chance and Noble Five
companies in the Slocan, whereby they
have agreed to allow each other the use
of their tu»nels as soon as they reach
the boundary line of the adjoining property. The Noble Five will accordingly
carry on tunnels No. a, 3 and 4 of the
Last Chance from the points where they
reach the end line of the Last Chance
where the claims abut»the World's Fair.
The Last Chance will have the use of
the long crosscut in No. 4 tunnel of the
Noble Five, where it cut9 the vein at a
vertical depth of 900 leet. The Last
Chance will also have the crosscut in A
tunnel, where it strikes the Little Widow
ground at a depth of 600 feet, and will
have the use ot all intermediate drifts.
This news will come as a pleasant surprise to the stockholders of both properties, as it will result in th_" speedy and
thorough exploiting of the Last Chauce
veiu, which has already proved itself to
be one of the richest iu the Slocan. As
both mines are equipped with excellent
tramways, mutual arrangements as to
transportation of the ore will also be
made.
Whs Loaded But She Didn't Know It
Mrs. F, L. < haplin. whose husband is
bookeeper for a firm doing business at
the mouth of Curlew creek, accidentally shot herself at her home Wednes
day. She was handling a Winchester,
which was accidentally discharged, the
bullet entering ber foot. Dr. Jakes
went down to Curlew Thursday morning to attend the eutferer.
A Naval Contract
The Crow's Nest Coal company has
secured tbe contract to supply the British fleet at Etquimalt with coal for tlie
present year. Tbe amount cf consumption is not less than 3000 tons per
month, and some of tbe vessels when
leaving the station carry away with
them more than that for one trip.
present. This claim was recently purchased by a Spokane syndicate consisting of Charles L. Hoffman, Charles
Sweeny, E. J. Dyer, W. J. C. Waaefield,
George R.. Dodson and A. E. Palmer,
who intend to expend a considerable sum
before incorporating a company and
offering it to the public.
So far little development has been
done on the claim, but it is said that the
lime and diorite ci ntact<runs from the
Mother Lode diiectly across tbe.St.Lawrence, showing an iron quartzite ctop-
ping about 200 feet wide. Tenders are
being called for sink ing a 100-foot sha. •
which is to be started immediately. This
will be followed by another contract
crosscutting the entiie contract at either
100 feet or 150 feet deep.
The Bit Bump.
We are informed that a very large
shot of probably 400 kegs will be put off,
on the mountain immediately above
Niagara, on Pat Welch's work, to-day
L00.4 out lor the bump.
Mr John rlenn'iger »f Sandon, has
retted W, L Wji ' s blacksmith shop,
formerly conducted by Pad len Bros
and will opeu.'in a wsik or ten da)s
Jack is a first class bcneshiier and w.l
n> doubt do well iu this country.
The Graves Smelter.
The statement is made on tbe most
reliable authority that work on the
Graves smelter will begin on the 20th
instant. The site is two miles up the
valley ftom Columbia and is fortuoately
«o placed that tbe trade of the town will
benefit to the full, and yet our people
will not experience any unpleasant
effects from the operation of the works.
The Big Bridge.
Work has been begun on the new
bridge and has already brought a considerable number of men to take up
their quarters in Columbia hotels. Tbe
force will be largely increased very
shortly and the work will be pushed
vigorously.
Work on The St. Lawrence.
The  St.  Lawrence iu the Deadwood
camp, is to be worked by contract for the
MINING RECORDS.
Mar. 10—Libert>, Wellington eimp, Al.
Lyr.ch.
Mar. 11—Blue Bell, Seuttln camp, C. W.
Davey.   Mary MelleHh.fraction.ijum
mit camp, W. Bower.
Mar. I3—Queen, fraction. Wellington
1 amp, R. J. Wasson.
Mar, 16—Lookout, Brown's camp, H. A.
Henderson. Keystone fraction,
Brown's camp. S. F. Ra»ton.
Mar. 16—Eagle fraction, Hardy mount-
air, Dan Bresnahan.
Mar. 17—Mary, Summit canip, Felix
Mareoniller, Silver Bail, Golden
Spoon. Josh creek. J. T. Mugnev and
G. Olson. New List Chance,Brown's
camp. Lew Neff.
Mar. 18- Kitty fraction, Brown's camp,
Mex. Kuntz. Ennnro,Volcanic mountain, Geo. lltcken. Gold ' Nugget,
Volcanic mountain, II. Waltin.
TRANSFERS.
Mar.7-Grand Foiks No. 2, X int..
Jas. Davidson to J. II. Smith.
Mar. 8—ivose Bud, Moonlight, Canyon,
Alaska and Emma, % int., Mrs. Emma Bentlv to H. A. Huntly. Gertrude
H int., W. B. Bower to F. O. Clark.
Monitor, all int., H. A. Huntley to
Jos. Poundee. Lore Star, % int., J.
C. Williams to G. W. Williams.
Mar. 9-Niagara, ^ int., Robt. Clark Jr.
to J. S. C Frase r Manatchin, all
int., M. F. Folger to Aitbur Mar.
shall.
Mar. 10—Clendike, all int., Jes. Pounder
to Wm. Pounder anp W, B. Davey.
Montreal, % int., Cbas Stewart to Joe
Gelinas. Tiger, 9-128 int, Alex Darias
and Thos Legacy to G J Goodhue.
Mar 11-Celumbia, 112 int, V W Smith
to W G Merryweather.    Crowu, all
all  int,   Robt Petrie  to F II Oliver.
Badger, 1-3 int, R B Lee to Cbas Hatt
well.   Hiram. Klondyka.  Silver Bell
and William, power ot attorney. Wm
Pounder to W B Davey.
Marl3 -Boulder, 1-3, J 8 Miller to Geo
L Wolfe.
Mar 14—Kuffman. %, F B Foejter to B
J Averill. Aigton, %, W DJGermaiue
to Cbas Van Ness
Mar 15—fammy, Rosslaud and Lawless, >,, F H Rea to J P Paxton
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