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 T'.'-'iS'r.. _  ";^*7A  i      ,*���> ���  SS*J|  Published Weekly in the interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District'  Vol. VII..  ������'��� -..* *  GREENWOOD, B; C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1900.  185 No. 19.  [HOBgRN MACHINERY, mining  |ontractois foi the design :and construction ot complete Stamp Ills, Concentration,  CMoiinaflon, Cyainide aid Smelter Equipments.  s  a   c8   ��������  03   ni.!i  , Head Office and Works t ,  &T&RBORO, ��NT.  GO  .    o     o  of*9   .  Ca ���>  SO    ��q       ;  - (t  tl  ��� w  t-h  O  i-t  W  ���-t  t-�� ���  ob  V  o  o  ������>  B  cr  >-. M     o  ��<   C/3   '   ***-��  "   I  - CO  , , - ��  Branch Offices.  Vancouver, B. C, Rossland, B. C;,  And Greenwood, B.C. harry howsok. Agent  ���*-  O  *>  CO  V)  n  o  o.  ��  <___  CO  or  �����  ���t  O  St  S3  ^*-  3  tt  n  a  s1  >-_  o  #^##^##^##^####-##-####-##-^^#  ��a * Smoke P.av��f's nas>y Cut tobacco -*. ���  Curiief, Bl^etoti $ go*  WMesMeMereM i Importers  KOOTKNAY BRANCH, NELSON, B. C.  Liquors,   Cigars,   Dry Goods,   Tobaccos,  Carets,   China' Matting, Boots. Tents, Ore Bags.  v. WRfTE   FOR   CATALOGUE.  *. C Victoria, B.C.       , London, Eng, Vancouver, B. C,  $ffiiffiiffii$Mffin*iM  _Head Office and Works at  ~BEtiEvii.-tErON-rr "  Branch Office and "Works at  Traii^t B.C. -yy ���  MINING  MACHINERY  THE QUAC (TttACHINE Cd* Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors, Roc Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers;  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Ktiowles Steam Pump Works  y Our Shops at Trail aremost complete-consequently we are in  a position  to handle all  kinds of Repairs-   If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  * save money buying-repairs, then USE   OURS.  BftilLiUiUUiUOW^^  SttiiUUUiutUttU-lt.^^  1.23 ��� ,    ���>���������  Ingersoll-Sergeant Rock  ���-_        .-  ...FOR  lit lis  ioht Line Duplex and gi  Air Compressors.  I.   COMPLETE  MINING   EQUIPMENT.  f iittnn  MONTREAlv, P. Q.  Branch Office, Rossland, B. C.  It  MYSTERIOUS^ DEATK  Body of Thomas Lewis  Found on  the Road.  REMAINS BROUGHT TO THE CITY  Officer McMynn Will Be Here Today. When  ' It WiU Be Decided if aa laauest  Is Necessary.  ymnrrrmnrfrorflTO  Lying in the undertaking* department of Gully Bros. & Co. is the body  of a man, going under the name of  Thomas Lewis. The body was urought  to the city last night from a point on  the main wagon road between here and  Boundary Falls, where the branch  road goes to the No. 7 mine. It was  first noticed, lying by the side of the  road, by the passengers on the east  bound Penticton stage, yesterday  afternoon. The stage was stopped and  two of the travellers got out and staid  by the remains, while the rest drove on  to their destination. The stage met  Dr. Jakes, the corner, driving out to  Midway and he was informed of the  finding of the body. After examining  the remains Dr. Jakes drove on to the  Boundary Falls hotel and telephoned  to the city for a rig to bring the remains in.  DR.    JAKES INTERVIEWED.  Dr. Jakes was called up on the  'phone by the Times last night at  Midway, and in reply to an enquiry  for particulars said. "In coming home  this evening, I met the Penticton stage  between Anaconda . and Boundary  Falls and was told that a man wa .  lying dead on the road and that two of  the passengers had dropped off the  stage aud were with the remains. I  found the body near the-junction of  the No. 7 wagon road and the main  road. There appeared to be. no signs  of violence and I should judge that the  man came to his death through exhaustion. He' had evidently been  drinking. A search of his clothes was  made. He had a pocket knife, .tobacco.,  and a note book. In the note book  were two names, one was R. Lloyd,the  other I forget now. He also had a  bundle with some clothes. I notified.  McMynn and he will be in Greenwood,  to-morrow. I cannot say if it will be  necessary to hold an inquest."  THE REMAINS INSPECTED.  On the arrival of the body in town,  accompanied by Constable McKenzie  a Times man saw the remains at Gully  Bros. & Co. - The moment the constable  saw the body he recognized the man as  one having recently been discharged  from the jail after having served a  sentence of 30 days for petty larceny.  The man _was dressed in a brown  canvas, c-nat, woolen shirt and blue  over-dis". There were marks on his  facJ that might have resulted from a  fall^-sbut the police are inclined to the  belief that they were not produced that  way. Over the left eye it is considerably bruised and cut. Over the right  eye there is a slight cut, and on the  left side of his nose the skin was  broken as though from-a. heavy blow.  The "top~of the "head*-which-is bald,-  showed a depression of the' skin, but  the si* ull was not fractured. Another  thing was the position of his left arm  and the fact that his fist .was tightly  closed. It was these small details that  lead the police to think that there  might possibly have been foul means  used that brought Thomas Lewis to  his death. The deceased was a man  past 40, of robust frame, and his hands  showed signs of hard manual labor in  past days. Upon the arrival of Provincial Officer McMynn -this-morning  it will be decided if an inquest be held  or not.  WAS IN THE N.  W.   M.  J?.  From Constable Lawder a little of  the man's past was learned.. The constable had been of assistance to him  last week in helping him to get odd  jobs around town He told the constable that he had been a member of  the Northwest Mounted Police and  had been stationed, in 1892, at Maple  creek under Superintendent' Steele.  Nothing is known what occcupatibn  he followed after he left the force. He  had been employed the past year on  railroad construction, and probably  drifted into town when the line arrived here. -! On December 9th he was  arrested here and sentenced to serve  30 days in the jail for stealing a crosscut saw. His term expired last Monday week. Constable Lawder found  him employment as-; a porter in Tom  Walsh's place. He worked for: a day  or two, and did odd jobs for Mrs.  Harry King. He also worked around  the city hall. Some ;time the end of  last.week he left town, saying that he  had been offered.a position at Camp.  McKihney, a_nd started out to walk'  there. Who he hais been with, or what  he has- been. doing: since he left to w u,  could not be learned. It is probable  that he had been dead."some'"hours  before bis body was found. Thomas  Lewis, or Ellis, as he was sometimes  called, was boru in ; Eogland. His  death is shadowed in mystery.  Dr. Jakes considered it unnecessary  to hold an inquest.  CITY 0FJEADW00D  The Boundary Creek District's Latest  Townsite.  WILL HAVE A LARGE PAY ROLL  The Mines  that Surround It-BulIdlngs that  Are Going Up���Its Ideal   Location  With Lots of Water.  The prominence that Deadwood  camp has recently attained, through  the development of its numerous properties, is responsible for the laying  out of a townsite to be called the  City of Deadwood. The townsite is  located on the northern portion of  Scott McRac's ranch and 80 acres has  been -surveyed and streets laid out.  The townsite is within three miles of  town, traversed by the Deadwood spur  of the Columbia & Western railway.  It is an admirable location, on a series  of gently sloping benches, covered  with a light growth of timber and with  abundance of clear spring water. But  a beautiful location is not the only requisite for a prosperous tewn. Dead-  wood City is surrounded in every direction with developed mines and  promising prospects. It is assured a  pay roll that within a short time will  nearly equal Phoenix.  SURROUNDING   MINES.  Immediately adjoining the townsite  are the Ah There and Greyhound  properties, both being developed.  Nearby is the Sunset mine that is now  installing machinery and will shortly  have a pay roll of 40 or 50 men. Its  next door neighbor, the famous Mother  Lode, is ready to ship ore, and has  made one shipment of 100 tons to the-  smelter, and the force is to be increased  from 35 at present to 150 employees  within the next 30 days. Surrounding  this mine are the St. Lawrence, St.  Dunstan, Butcher Boy, and Silver  Crown claims, which have forces of  from two to five men.' In the south,  end of the camp is the Buckhorn mine  that has just recently installed a big  machinery plant,'and which will' have  a force of at least 25 men.' Adjoining  this property is the Arlington-Burns  property, yet in its primary stage of  development. A. E'. Bielenberg, the -  owner,, is at present in New York arranging for the formation of a company  to acquire the, group. Shortly it will  be seen that there is something to back  a townsite proposition, and this something is a pay roll.-  BUIHHNG OPERATIONS.  * Yesterday a Times representative  visited Deadwood city. The sound of  the hammer was going merrily, for  building has already commenced. T.  Kaake, an enterprising hotel man from  Phoenix, has finished his hotel and is  doing business. The Yale-Columbia  Lumber company has a saw-mil. busy  at work turning' .out lumber. The  company has a dozen men at work on  the townsite cutting timber, hauling  and putting it through the mill. Foley  Bros7a~hd Walker & Postyrtwo Phoenix -  mercantile firms; are opening branches,  H. Forbis of Nelson has secured lots  and will build a hotel. J. P. Harlem  is opening an assay office, and there  are others whom the Times inati was  unable to obtain the names of who  propose going into business in this, the  latest tovnsite of the Boundary Creek  d:ft . ict ���    eadwood city.  NEW LICENSE COMMISSIONER,  Off iclal Gazette Contains List of New Appointments.  Victoria, Jan. 18.���The Official Gazette of this week contains the list of  license commissioners newly appointed,  including the following: Richmond  license district, N. C. Schou, of Vancouver,  and J. Morton  Drummond, of  Moodyville; Chilliwack, Joseph OgU*,  of Sard is, and John Denholm, of Chill-  wack; Nicola, D. G. Armitage, of Cout  lie P. O., and F. P. Cook, of Granite  Creek; West Yale, William Teague, of  Yale, and W. H. Flood, of Hope; Ash-  croft, Alex. Lochore, of Foster's Bar,  and I. Sehman, of Ashcroft; North  Yale, J. L. Lauder, of Nicola, and R.  H. Lee, of Kamloops; Southeast Yale,  'li. W. Shatford.of Fairview, and Ains-  ley Meg-raw, of Camp KcKinney; North-;  east Yale, Fred Billings, of Vernon,  and Isaac Heard, of Lansdowne;Bottu-  dary Creek, J.C McNicol,; of Mida.y,  and T. W. Coleman, of Trail; Revel-  stoke, Thos. J.Graham and William  M. Lawrence, of Revelstoke; Ains-  worth, Neil F; McKay and Edmund F.  Stephenson, of Kaslo; Slocan, Thos.  Brown, of Sandon, and Roderick O.  Mathesori,of Silverton; Southeast Kootenay, Andrew B. Grace, of Fort Steele,  and Robt. E' Beattie,* of Cranbrook;  Northeast Kootenay, Chas. H.-Parsoa  and Chas. A. Warren, of Golden;r-West  Lilloet, Win. Boyd and R.T. Graham,  of Clinton; Nelson, E. C Arthur and  PeterC Wilson, of Nelson.  H  -V"1  =r;-r_t!:--:'_^.-,.Tr,-.^^-s_y>'.  t&mm.fmtimmimWMjmiLMtr^- -;:~ -'���'- ���-. J..,  !^i-j_i..wui.ifri-IWWi.'Wlili7M^ THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  7     Cb*  Weekly times.  ���   PTBLJSHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing   Company, Limited.        Duncan Ross.... .7' Editor.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1900.  BOUNDARY REPRESENTATION  As the government has expressed its  intention through the speech from the  throne of amending- the constitution  act in order that representation may be  granted Boundary district, the board  of trade and others interested should  seriously consider the question at an  early date. The district will be a large  one and it is important that it should  be formed in such a manner that important mining section should be thrown  into one district. A constituency including Camp McKinney on the west  and Cascade on the east would include  some of the most important mining  camps in the province. It would have  a voting population of over 1000. All  portions could be conveniently reached  by a representative. This district  would draw from the constituencies of  Rossland and East Yale, both of which  are under represented today. We  strongly; recommend that if the government, succeeds in passing the legislation outlined, the Boundary district  should*include the territory suggested.  We iiiust take exception to Hon. Jos.  Martin's remarking in the house in  reference to the granting of representation to Boundary district. He objected  to the measure on the ground that a  general redistribution bill should be  introduced and the object of the  government was to make itself safe by  subdividin g a constituency that gave a  large majority to a government supporter. The necessity for a general  redistribution will scarcely be questioned, but Mr. Martin knows full well  that a gross injustice was done Boundary district by the last redistribution  act. Mr. Martin cannot help his cause  by placing obstacles in tht way when  an effort is being made to remove this  injustice.  wonder the war office in London begari  to .question Methuen's sanity'when he  gravely reported the Modder.; river  action as "the bloodiest battle of the  century."  No one who understands the depth of  the warlike feeliiig among the English  people can believe for a minute that  they will be checked-by -these preliminary losses.  ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE.  The associated press service furnished Canadian newspapers has for  years been unsatisfactory. Time does  not alter it in this respect. It is as unsatisfactory now as it was five years  ago and five years ago it was sufficiently bad to call forth the anathemas  of all newspaper men, The service  furnished Cam_dian papers is not ��� an  exclusive Canadian service but is  borrowed from that sent to the different newspapers in. the States. The  news relative to English politics or  Britain's foreign relations is usually  tainted by American bias.:  Apparently some operator away back  east takes off a chunk from the full  service and sends it British Columbia-  ward. Here is a specimen of what the  poor telegraph editor is supposed to  make into intelligent news:  (Follow Rutherford Harris dispatch.)  London, Jan. 15���[Later.]���Mr. Harris  denied having received the telegram  referring to the alleged repulse of  General Buller.  It may be ignorance, but we are free  to confess that we are not acquainted  with Rutherford Harris nor his dispatch; that we don't know what is to  be followed, and that we are very glad  that this man Harris did not receive a  telegram referring to the alleged repulse of General Buller.  Nearly every night the tail end of  some interesting story is all that is  received and the newspaper man and  the readers are left to guess what it is  all about.  INDECENT JOURNALISM.  GREENWOOD'S   GROWTH.  A good indication of Greenwood's  remarkable growth is to be found in  the many substantial buildings which  are being erected in the city. Usually  at this season of the year the building  trade is dull, but here in Greenwood  the; demand for new premises overcame the barriers which the winter  months "place in the way of .active  building operations. A visitor walking  down Copper street and seeing under  course of erection such handsome  blocks as Thomas Walsh's, Louis Boss-  haTt's, the new Windsor, the Times  block and others, cannot but be convinced that the metropolis of Boundary  is Greenwood, and that it is rapidly  forging ahead of all towns in the district. Commercial travellers have exceptional    opportunities    of    making  The'conserisus  that Green-  business comparisons,  of opinion among them is  wood today is the liveliest, most enterprising and most progressive city in  theprovince.  SENSIBLE SPOKESMAN.  Those living on this side of the line  who are anxiously watching the trend  of the strife in South Africa, cannot  but appreciate the broadmindedness of  the editor of the,'Spokesman^ .Review  which prompts him to put forth views  that do justice to the British cause.  Unlike the yellow journals the Review  is not seeking popularity by twisting  the lion's tail. If comments on the  war bear the earmarks of warmsym-  pathyj towards Britain and an accurate  knowledge of the situation. The  better classes in the states endorse the  British position and the Review is only  expressing their sentiments when it  says:  So far, England has been more  humiliated than hurt by her South  African reverses. All told, her losses  from battle, sickness and capture will  fall short of 8000. The Union army  lost nearly three times that nnmber in  -the single battle of Gettysburg. In the  civil war 12 battles were fought in each  of which the Union losses exceeded  11,000 men. In one day's fighting at  Antietam the Union army lost 12,410  men, or SO per cent more than the  British have lost from all sources in  the entire campaign in South Africa.  Compared with Gettysburg, Spottsyl-  vania, the Wilderness. Antietam,  Chancellorsville, Chickamauge, Gold  Harbor, Fredericksburg, Manassas,  Shilbh, Stone River or Petersburg-, the  losses of Methuem at Modder river and  Magersfontein, and of Buller on the  Tugela river, were skirmishes  Methuen lost 4-38 men at the battle of  Modder river, about one-thirtieth the  number that Grant; the greatest soldier  of the  civil  war, lost at Shiloh.   No  The Times is always prepared to  defend newspapers against those who  believe that the criticism of public  acts should be limited to what is in  consonance with their own peculiar  views. The public acts of public men  are very properly subjects of criticism,  and so long as nothing is said beyond  the" bounds of decency every newspaper is entitled to its opinions, no.  matter how strongly they may be  expressed.  Vulgar personal references to individuals is a different matter. Last  session the Kamloops Standard received letters from Victoria that were  a disgrace to journalism. These letters were unnoticed, although they  were.good grounds for contempt proceedings. This session similar letters  are being published in the Standard.  In all probability steps will be taken  to put a stop to what cannot but lower  the tone of the provincial press. In  the letter to which the Hon. Mr. Martin  took exception in the house, the lieutenant-governor is referred to as "a  thing in gold lace," "a bewhiskered  monstrosity" 'and "an obese and  shining power'"' Joseph Martin was  described ns a "political Ishmael and  prairie outcast." Mr.~ Martin,"according to a dispatch to the Nelson Tribune,  vigorously denouueed the insults to  the lieutenant-governor and called  upon the house to take some steps to  mark its disapproval.  Premier Semlin promised that steps  would be taken to have the persons  responsible brought before the bar of  the house. The house has the power  and should use it to protect the Queen's  representative* and- the members from  the insults of irresponsible scribblers.  Always on  Hand at  Rossland Depot.  achine  HOISTING  PLANTS  BUCKETS.    CARS,  PUMPS,   CHAIN  COMPRESSORS.  ROPE,    SINKING AND STATION  BLOCKS,  RAND  DRILLS   AND  F. R. MENDENHALL, Agent  Martin's* argument would have some  weight. The ihcrease of population  grants Boundary,.no rights over Vancouver or other portions of the province, but. Vancouver 'was granted  representation by the last redistribution act, Boundary was practically  disfranchised. ; '  STRATHCONA'S OFFER.  Lord Strathcona's offer to the imperial government is a remarkable  indication of the patriotism of Canad-.  ians. Sir Donald Smith, as Lord  Strathcona is more familarly known  is a typical Canadian. At an early  age he became absociated with the  Hudson's Bay company and through  his exceptional business ability he  made a vast fortune in this country.  He is now Canada's representative in  London and he comes forward with an  offer to personally arm, equip and convey to South Africa 400 mounted men.  The cost of the undertaking will be  upwards of $1,000,000. The men will  be taken from .the Northwest and  British Columbia and all will beexpert  marksmen, rough riders and scouts.  The offer has' been accepted by the  war department. Lord Strathcona is  a wealthy man and can easily afford  the expenditure of this large amount  of money. His, offer nevertheless is  an extraordinary one, British history  can give no precedent for such enterprise or patriotism on the part of any  representative of the great colonies that  honor the British flag. The greatness  of the British empire cannot be diminished so long as men like Lord Strathcona .are ready to spend fortunes in  equipping picked men to fight her  battles".  LIMITED. �����'.     % .  VANCOUVER, B. C, 733 Pencer St Also NELSON, B. C.  m m �� .     S-    -  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goads, Acids, ChemicalRpand all  otlier Assayers' and Miners' requirements. Sole agents for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea  Becker's Sons'Balances. Etc.   Catalogue and full particulars sent on application:     --  Brann's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines.  T0BACC�� IN VAC����M.  The,,ordinary hermetically sealed tin contains" air, -"which acts'on the  Tobacco.- But OGDEN'S Patent Cold .Vacuum process is, an invention bywhich  the atr is withdrawn from the tin before sealing, thus" causing! thje"; Tqbacco';to  remain in beautiful condition, and retain its original gragrance..  EDITORIAL  NOTES.  Greenwood has a morning paper in  the "Times that it should be proud of.  t   is well edited   and  well  printed.  Duncan Ross is the manager.���Nelson  Tribune. _ " ���  MR. MARTIN'S OBJECTION.  The Times carrier would become an  ardent supporter of the municipal council if that august body would get the  streets named and the houses  numbered.       ;  There are still some people in the  city who cannot or will .not, believe  that a daily paper published in Greenwood has exactly the same press service as that receivedby outside papers.  The Times publishes the full Associated-Press service. A comparison  with the Rossland Miner, Nelson  Tribune, or any of the provincial  dailiesr"ought~to_convince���the-most  skeptical.  _1.-7VV.-'-KEEPER,  Real Estate arid" /fining Broker  OFFICE   OVER   BANK   OF   B. N. A.  GREENWOOD.'  THE  BANK  OF  SMOKE  "MiligW  Of All First-class, Tobacconists.  ' .>  H  Iti 'Vacuum Tins, ContainingO'a Quarter of a Pound. {  ju :  OUR GUARANTEE*  We guarantee to furnish a better Cash Register '  than any other company and at a lower price.  i  (Jtaftottaf Cci&fy (Qtqiettt&>������  DAYTON, OHIO          _.���._'  Address all communications to  .       ,.      ..      "_���_-,      '_.     r- ,*L r   !_,  A. H. Yy'ALLBRIDGE. Sales Atfent, Vancouver,,B.,C.  . Hon. Jos. Martin's objection to  representation to Boundary is voiced  in the ..following, paragraph from a  report of a recent speech deliveerd by  him in the house :  The proposed new representative for  Boundary was condemned by Mr.  Martin unhesitatingly on the ground  that if such things be allowed it would  be 'impossible to defeat any government. All they would have to do  would be to cut up a -'hive" and award  a safe constituency to one, two or  members to secure a majority. And if  the excuse for this was that population  had increased so much in the Boundary  district that it was entitled to another  member, then Vancouver city should  be entitled to two more on the same  ground.  "We think the reasons advanced in  the speech from the throne for granting a representative has given [-Mr.  Martin an opportunity to offer the  above criticism. There is an excuse  beyond the rapid increase of population for granting representation to  this district. A gross injustice was  done Boundary district by the last  redistribution bill and its clearly the  duty of the legislature to remove this  injustice. Had Boundary been treated  airly  at the last redistribution, Mr.  Established in. 1836.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital $*,866.6<6  Reserve Fund $1,460,000  ... London Office:  -"-Clement's Lane, Lombard Street, E. C  7 Court of D-Hbctors:.   ;  Jt. H. Brodle. John James Carter. Gaspard  Farrer, Richard K.Glyn, Henry 1. R.F arrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J. B. Kendall, J. J. Kirigs-  -ordj Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  4   Secretary, A." G. Wallls.     ���   *  Pead office in Canada: St. James St., Montreal  -H. Stikeman, general manager.  ,; ,._ j, Elmsley, Inspector.  Branches tn'Canada: ;  London,   Brantford,    Hamilton,  Tonqjist(>,  Montreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec,'._?t.ioi_t_,  N; B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland,-Xaslo,  Trail, Asheroft, Daw son City, Klondike; N. W.  ��� T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C,  7   AGENTS IN THE UnITEB STATES'.  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52. Wall street)  "W.Lawson atid* J. C.rWelsh, agents. . San  Francisco-r-(12+ Sansonie- street) H. -J.' Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.;   - '  7   . London. Bankers:  The Bank of England aad Messrs. Glyn & Co.  -" Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. Australia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���-Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartared Mercantile  Bank bf India. London and China, Agra Banlc  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcitard,  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnais.  ...THE  LKH��RN f\ DDITIONi  I  TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD-  a * * t  IS THE BEST SITlz  FOR  .   .   .   .  ,i L(DTS  Reasonable Prices and Easy Paymynt  For Particulars Apply to   :    :    ;    :    C.  L.   THCXMET:  Or E/CrAUBH^  Guess Block, Copper Street, Greenwood, B.C.  ...ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THEtGELEBRATED.  y The^Best That Money can BuyP iTake n&iOthctv i ��������"  '."       ���_      '     "���    "   *-���   .''���'���.. ' i :������ : "iii ijl :'"-*''? V~ 5 **;.' '- '     '���    ���'"���.'.'  Manufactured by the Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd.      "Victoria; Vancouver,*'-Westminister  .'���..���*.''.'..'"���������.IY.   .'' ''.-. Edmonton, Nelson.       . ���/,.,'   ;-, ���  f. T, SHORT, Manaeer.  Green-wood. B.  t} -"���yfeffiy^-vflry1^  "!*_"' II"."M��'I/'HI'��WBWH1H  ~t~mMm9x*tixt��m*t*atV^^  ���^^���������(QR^BI^ppri -,^^riy-jTINEfe.-;  MM|7ipZED  Camp, McKinney; Mines;; liimited. ��� in  : 7-'7:> ::���.��������� 7':Troa6le.7'v';:'":'' '���������' 'T  FIVE7WRITS  HAVE   BEEN  ISSUED  Deputy i Sheriff   Elklns   Seizes  the   Banner  *'��� '��� 'ind'Crinlte; 'Clalms-^Mso ���'��/;'._"] ;';7  . 77 777,'7--'. -Stamp .Mill." '.       '���-���-' [<::;-  ���uiL  ':T<  wi   U  Camp McKinney, ��� Jan ^13-^���[Special  Cprrespondence -to The Times.] ���The  affairs'of the Camp McKinney Mines,  Limited, are in pretty 1 bad; condition.  On Friday-Deputy Sheriff Elkins arrived here from Greenwood and -made  a seizure of the two claims, the Banner,  and Granite, owned by the; company'  the ;five 'stamp inillj'. 15 horse power  engine and other property of. the company.. Sam H. .'Hughes, the superintendent, is at present, ,in Montreal and  has been;,'-telegraphed regarding ��� the  seizure. Henry Nicholson was appointed by the deputy sheriff to take  charge; of the property, pending an  adjustment of the difficulties" by the  company or:a sale of the property.      j  _      77     FIVE ACTIONS STARTED.      ; -    .-;  Five suits have been entered ag-ainsl  the company, In two of these the  Canadian Bank of Commerce and J. P.  Flood are figured as plaintiffs. Besides  the action's taken to recover there will  probably.be instituted' otherpa^es here,  as the company is indebted to more  than one party, including the local  merchants. Even the Chinese have  been let in, one Chinaman, being owed  a considerable sum for which worthless  cheques were given in payment.  GOVEBNMENT TAKES A HAND  This is not all the trouble, as the  government officials at Ottawa have  taken a hand in the game and ordered  their local representative to take possession of a mill, pending the payment of the sum due to the government. 'It is,not exactly known what  this sum amounts to,'or for what it is  due The matter is in the hands of the  customs department at Ottawa. The  amount is said to be $500. It is hard to  say just how much the company is  owing. At the time the mill started to  turn out a small gold brick, every now  and then, the public were duly informed  and by the time'the item would go the  round of the press, the sum the mill  was producing ��� became greatly ��� enlarged.   , On , the   outside  little , was  t(�� 1 / I     ''1 l>l I ,  known of the company's 1 affairs, but  here, it'hasbeeri known'for some time  that things were uot exactly alright.  WAS TO  RE-ORGANIZED  i    t -      ( I ,    ��� ,-   J 'T  Mr. Hays left for the east some weeks  ago,"] and it was. tlien stated that there  would be ajre-organization of the affairs  of the company. No company received  such a lot of "free boosting" as did the  Camp McKinney Mines, Ltd. It was  done chiefly to sell stock. The company started operations a year ago  next month, and it "appears that this  brief period has been amply sufficient  to result in a great deal of mismanag-  '"���- -' -md to place the property in such  a *li ���"'���*' state of indebtedness. The  claims owned by the company are promising, the work done was by shaft  __8unk on a_ strong six foot yein^ of  ifUajrz. The sale of the mill and pro  pe'i*ty is set for the 27th.  'H-l, I  STORY    CORROBORATED.  eputy Sheriff :Elkins was seen yesterday by a -imes man and corroborated  the   above'report,   sent by   the  correspondent.:   He   said   he   went'to  \i       ���'. ���       ., ���     ��� :.   ...  McKinney last Thursday with instructions to , seize   the   claims   and   mill.  , <_j       ��� ���.��� -.--.,.        ...,_.,....   ,,.  ....  len he arrived he learnt that R. G.  .-ley, the customs officer, had been  instructed by the Ottawa authorities  tojseize the mill. He did not know for  what indebtedness. On his arrival at  the mill he found no notices of seizure  and therefor took possession of same  and the ground under. five writs. He  does 'not know what action the government will take to secure its claim. The  Banner and Granite claims were about  to bi: crown granted,and Mr. EJlkins was  advised by wire from Victoria, but a  deed had not yet been issued.  CHESAW  HEWS.  Al  The Place Is Building Up-Recent Greenwood  . 7".jg|��vestoi-s.  Chesaw, "^sh.-, Jan. 14���[Special  Correspondence to The Times.]���J.  Schroder, manager of the Chesaw  townsite^ catne in. ou the stage this  evening from1; Greenwood,' where he  spent a week in the . interest of  Chesaw; Mr. Schroder reports having  hacfa right royal time in' the city.  Linn 6c Company are getting the  lumber on the ground for their large  hotel building, and expect to have it  finished in two months.  Joseph Coojt of Greenwood,, has  secured a lot on Myers ayenne and will  immediately erect a building to be used  for   a   news   stand   and   cigar. store.  Work will be commenced on the build-  ing* tomorrow. -,,��_ ..���'"��� ?^.-.'-.''* ��� '.������-,- ,  Ai **B7 Campl&eliU of greenwood, J is;  going Tto? ojjen ,..jap 7a hardware stot��J:  which' willTie located at the corne-f of  Myers avenue and Court street. TheT  building will be rushed so-"as tb^be  readydror. the stock fof.hardware ..which..  Mr. "Campfiell has gone" east to'buy. "v  " The resident building of W. H. Wis-  gerber-is.-nearing-completion-and-he  expects>tomove into-it- in: ,af couple of  weeks.     '  ;ijChesaw is starting on the new year  livelier '.than yeyjerl and " with''bright"  prospects. -. It might not* be out of the  way. to predict that by the end of-the  year 1900 Chesaw.. will,,be, a,, bustling  little city with at\least 7pne' railroad.!  electric lights, water works, telephones  and other things that make life delight-  fuland worth the living. '  KETTLE RIVER MINING DIVISION.  Records of fJLocalrlohs forf thePeriod Ending  -:-"-"'. ^;ii Jiftua^ i^;*As^0j0>  a^yJ   ;i!  7*-'- .;-.,.,   J a�� nary 4.   Rawhide, fractional,-Greenwood camp, Benj'D  Lee.  January S.  Gold Dollar, Camp McKlniiej, J A. Frank.,  Slive'r-Doilar^CaTrip' McKiniiey-;' JIATr-etik.' -;'  Tra_ieyaal,-GampMcKl-ittey,.J- A Prank. -...v._.  Iron Cap, Camp McKinney, J A Prank.  ':��� ���.���^'-.'*'���-.-Tt" x*aamxy.*-.;.-,>-::.\ '-.,-.. ,-,  B Cj Providence camp, {W 13; McBoyle.;. s j* -, f ��� j  Noi ,9,'Beaver cireeki-.W J3 jMcBoyle et al; U.} . :j  NeiifeBly, Beaver creek," Robert Noon*.'  Greenwood, Camp McKinney, Jas R Paton.  Rustler, fractional,,Camp .McKinney,..James  :   Kennedy. ���-���..--  2, Kettle river,FH Carey. ,  Klnkorn,  fractional, Sultan camp,  D E Mc-  Ca.v-ill.\     ���*        ,   ������- Tl^J-. **     \'){i    ���  *  N  . _-   ���,..      -Transfersr *   ---"���-���   �����  j  * January 4...    p ;     r-   "i"-.  Jennie, fractional, J_ 'int'erestt. John J Miller to'  John Lucy.  Treasure 'Box,'^ interest^RfKn'ight-to James  'Grant. ���;  . ^"_ *       ^ '���-   ���, '     j ���    .  Calumet,-H'interest. H A Cameron to Edward  Tenuessen.J*j_ .,.,_��� ?   \   .(v _  Messina, % interest, and  Ca.lumet, % interest,  Edward Tennessen to Charles Storke.  , Januarys.   .  . ,     v ,   ,  Lucky Bob', % interest, F E Holt to H C-Boss  and R Barger.  Kapoleounand.liost Cayuse. % interest each,  1 H. C Boss to F E Holt and R Barger.  January 6.  Boston Boy, H interest, John;J Miller to Jeremiah A Coleman. <     V-      5 ���_"-  Messina, % interest, Edward Tennessen to HA  Cameron.  New *���Den.ver, M ', interest, -t John   A.1, GilliSj.tp  Catherine Kirkwood.   [  ;'    .      ( -f     '      .1  Bonanza, Vt interest, 'A'Mnnro to G Henderson.  "5   *        '.      - -January,9-   ,      ','*',. f '  to  and Con Cosgriff to P. McMillan,  Fanny Joe, % intereol, A G Bardo   to  J  H  , James.     ,   ' I   )',     '    -  Dixie, Lillie James and Fanny Joe,"- % interest  each,> and. Olive, fractional, % interest, J H  * Jameslo Charles H Tye. *''  ' -' "' -  Sunset,.H.ia-terest, S. McBride and.Johu J McMillan to C. M. Cosgriff.  -yi i'T. 7 7'^: Ml A^P7 7:* v-   7T '���'?$  .^,UIn a-ny Style  Meals^ at^All flours  DAY OR NIGHT.  if.   .*.���>   i .���...-; 1 .-'   "_  Established 1M2.  Certificates of -Work.  January 4-.  St Lawrence, John Peterson.  He .ter and Calumet, Charles Held,  Mammoth, Mammoth Gold Miiiiiitr company.  Hiawatha, Charles H Bates.  Mayfield. fractional, N H McMalion.  January 8.  Snowdrift, Tom Barrett and.W Lucy. -, ,  Diablo, HarryvShrimpton.  Nickel Plate, Charles Held.  Fog-horn, S M Johnson.  Certificate of Improvements.  January 2  Sycamore, George Riter and T, Balersclieite.  January 6.  Copper King, John Moran and A Hammer.  Banner, James Marshall and T Roelwick.  GRAND FORKS MINING 'DIVISION.  Records of Locations for the Period Ending  January U, 1900.  December 21,1809.  Monarch,fractional, near Rawhide, Greenwood  camp, F K McMattn.    *  December 23.  Boston Girl, adjoining Yankee Girl, Ne*vbj's  ranch, "W L McKay.  December 20.  Minnie May, Hardy mountain, Ed Ruckles. ..;  January 2, WOO.  Rig-ht Spot, Southerland creek,,"W B Lemont.  Majuba, Hardy mountain, J Seil.  January 5.  Silver Corn, three miles north of Grand Forks,  W. Bentley. . . .'  ;Transfers. :      .     '77  December 27,1899. ;  Prudential aud Sultana, % interest. W J Patterson to J E Mills.  Diamond Drill, 'A interest, W. Minion to S.  Banpre.  ' December 28.  Grizxly. Bear and Silver  Tip, seven-twelfths  interest, R J Cameron to Pat.Burns.  Volcano, Fantentine, Iron Cap, Shicksliock  and Wolverine, hienioraudum of acrreeitient  between Joseph Martin, E V Bodwell, J A  Manly. E P Davis, G VV Averlll and H S  "Cayley settling- suits.    . ���':;*    i-  Dccenjber.3p.  Champion,  Eliza,  Lloii,   Three Jolly  Boys,  Jubilee, Niagara Falls and Tiger, fractional,  '/a interest, J. Buron to JB Desrosiers.  January 4, 1900.  Golden Eagle, C H Tobiasson to J H Foxall.  ���January 6,       :  Champion and Tiger, one-sixteenth interest, E  Buron to F Munn. ,'''.'.     |, ���  Mendota, lA interestj A Belgrove to W O'Neill.  Sheridan, J4 interest, W O'Neill to ABelgrove.  Ammie, M  interest, J J  McMullan to P.Mc-  Mullan.  Certificates of -Work.  _.' December'26,18919.        ;   .'  Mira, D C. Beach et al.  Copper "Wing, P Johnson et al.;  Princess.Maud, C Willarson.   '   ' ; ' ���'  Wake, J DougLas et al. ���.. -.;; . _.   :. - ^ .  December ,29.  Bornite, fractional, J A Coryell.  ���"'���'.'������'.;,*'   Decemt)er;30.   '���'..' ;j-.-."''  Lionifractional, F Marconiiles.  January 2,1900.  Rialto, S E Walker. -...,..      -     .. ; - ���-  Delia, fractional, S L Graham.;  Certificates of Imsroyements.'  ���-.- December 26,1899.       .-���������������  O K, H J McCall, G BDrew and Julia OtConnor  January 3,1900.     '     V,  Aurora, fractional, W Hart McHarg.'       :  January 6.   -* :    . . ,.  Golden Cache, fractional, E Spraggett,     .; ���':  < ignniniiwiiiiiiiiiiiniii i hi mi xiiuhi?  * -���>.,-.'-'   .-���*���"     -* *"* *_-  Furniture  Carpets  .... i  LinoleuiiK !  "'" i  Corli Carpet ;  Curtains  <  Wallpaper  ' Complete House Furnishings:  l<j-T:.   ' !"���:'���/: '���' ^Cr^'~ ���      -;.i>   !hu  U7 !"���*     ������'."'''".''       'A't'-'i-   '���)���';- i'���' H-7-;  :��� A; large; stock  of'.Fine! and! ^Medium;  Priced Goodsain above'lilies. ''" " '*  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  I, D.u.  ����������<����� iw �� m m m ��� <���� a w>�� w�� mnononocni.  i  -.   "=- *������<  our Tflll  Suit  SHOULD BU) MADE BY  .  IIM II  -_   .  t A Larg-e  Stock- to Select  _ -t      - Krota.  PERf?feCT PIT GUARANTEED.  E  J'   MITCHELL^  ��� *    -*���"������ Fashionable Tailor. ���" ' "'  Greenwood St      Greenwood  niNERS and : :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear ���-: :���  Ames Holden Co5S;  .   {��Columbia"  ,  j   11 i  . " Kootenay " ;  <   *   -    ' ���'   ���' *-, ' ' j *  L" Vancouver'"  All of which are Plrst.cla'.s Foot Wear  ',���     ^  ^ W. ROSS,  MINING AND SHARE BROKER,  COLUMBIA, B. C.  Boundary   and   Camp   McKinney   pio'perties  given especial attention.  The Greenwood  Electric Company $1^  Are now prepared to undertake the installing of lights  ...,.:. on premises of intending  ; consumers. Before any building is connected to the Com-  ������pany's mains, 'the wiring  will have to be inspected by  an officer of the Company.  All work must be done in  uocordiince with the rules of  the National Board of Fire  Underwriter.;. Prices and  any further particulars can  be obtained at the* olTice of  the Company located on  Deadwood street.  Greenwood Electric Co.  Greenwood,'B.C.  GREENWOOD----  ASSAY OFFICE  -  -  JOE. C. LUCKENREL  ASSAYER and METALLURGIST  PKOPJtlETOR.  Mines JSxamined and ,  Reported on. GREENWOOD.  7  ���FOR SALE���  WOOD  The undersigned 1i;_s jroixl dry pi no wood  for sale. : Leave orders ai Prazee's Grocery  corner Deadwood and Copper Streets/  FRITZ   HAUSSENER.  OCEAN , TO ��� ..p'OEANi  -Without change of Carsi Via   '  The Only Direct Roiit From  TO A37I. POINTS EAST AND WEST  Westbound- , Daily, Tra in    Eastbound  19.S0.Lv. . Sicamous Jet.   - Lv.   5.45  -.'��� Connecting Steamer leaves    .  '.���    ���   ;Penticton .       ' '���-.';   ,-���  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,  6.00  Connecting Steamer arrives  ;   . ���;Pentictoii,.,  Monday, Wednesday;- Friday,  17.30  Direct service to and - from all points  via West Robson  Except Sunday    -   "      Except Sunday  13.10 Lv:   -Greenwood    ���    Ar;  15.15  Through Tickets to all Points  AT LOWEST'RATES.  For rates and full information  address nearest local agent, or  F. T, Abbott,  of Snodgra'ss Stage  ���''-'������  -Line.; ���������������������.���������'���������  E. R, Redpath, Agent. Greenwood.   -  W. F. Anderson, E.J. Coyle,  T.P.A. Nelson. B. C.      A.G.P.A. Vancouver  W. J. Snodgrass & Sor        rop's.  Leaves Penticton at 7 a.m. on T -��s.Thurs-  da>s, aad Saturdajs for Can McKinney,  Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda, Greenwood,  Carson and Grand -Tor*..  Leaves Green-wood daily at 8 a. ni. for Grand  Porks, dailj excepting Sunday; 8 a. ra, for  Camp McKinney, Chesaw, Rock Creek and  Midway.  Tuesdays, Tliur .days and Saturdays, 8 a. tn.  for Peuticton, Fair-view, Chesaw, Camp McKinney and way .points.  ThrouL'h tickets to all points east and west via  C .P. R. v  Carries the Mails, Passengers and Express.  aa*-" Will sell through Tickets to Vancouver  Victoria, Seattle or Portland.  ,     , ...NELSON...  Employment - Agency.  Help of all kinds furnished.  J. H. LOVE, : : Nelson, B. C  R.F.Coates  &Co.a;  ���Contractors '  m Builders  House Moving a  Specialty.  Kerby's Map ol Wellington Camp.        i  Candies,  "Tobaccos,   Cigars  . <     '     <  i  Dwggl-ts' Sundries, Stationery, etc..  H. B. MUNR0E, Greenwood  H. KEMP....  ..J. HOLMES  KEMP & HOLMES,  OFFICES," STORES" AND "WHIMS  CLEANED.  Carpets Swn, Laid and Cleaned.  PRIVATE, NURSING    :  FOR GENTLEMAN.'   Leave Orders at Henry Sauve's  Stand, Copper street,  THISTLE  is the Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  sor,K agknts:  R. P. RiTHEi. r & Co. Ltd  VICTORIA     B.C  REAL ESTATE AND MINING  PROPERTIES.  . . . THE MART, . .  QAUHCE & WICKWIttE,  Agents.  . Greenwood.  .     ���FOR���:  ,.-.:    .���!':���  Bar mirrors.     ,Flate��     -5b����*  or Coloured Glass,  Ulall Paper.     Paints,   - Oils,  Uarn.st.es,    Room  and Picture mouldinas,   ���tc.  \V. F. Askew; Grand Forks, B. C.  Boundary- Creek representative of J. W. Mellor  of Victoria, who. carries the largest stock in  ahove  line-iii B.C.     As aearly  all   Oithose  ?oo<ls are imported -via Gape Horn thecheap  reipht excludes eastern dealers,  I NEW SHIPMENT  OF T  ^S?ti^ :s\ 'iisix -\yy^Vi .;.-f.'  ���:.:���.:���:.���].*&���'  ^7G(rt|n^v,., '|.  ���*   Hats and       ^  +   CapSj  4�� ..:���';:���������������:  |   Neck^ear^  4.V,"';���.���,' .������ = "���  4�� " Etc.; Etc.  * JUST ARRIVED.  4��  W. M. LAW <& CO.  AVe can-.strongly recommend' this  Pump to those requiring- its special type.  The extreme convenience of ;the outside  packed form enables, it to toe-readily  packed and taken' up. - The absence of  the projecting yalye.gear.'etc., is a .feature in ayoidindrbreakag-es'duringhbist-  ing and-low'ering in'the 'confined' space  where tliese.p.uittps are used.. It is,fitted  v ith conTe-uerit'suspendirig* hooks and  the piping-; arrangement! takes up. the  least possible space. , Mininjr superin-  tendehts'and those*1ntereRted in Mlining;  Machinery would consult their interests  by sending fo'r'catalbgtie ait3 quotations  beforec ;installingr: j their, plants..,- We.  manufacture Pumping-'' Machinery for'  every'conceivable duty.;.;    -.,::'   ���;. >';i -  Mfg.  LIMITED',  ED. |  I  ines  fW^mf%c  Greenwood. jCiampjMcKi^  B, G, Assay Office  (F*-*=D  REL-lAiBLE WORK.  GREENWOOD,    -     B;C.  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIE1CATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  C. O. D. Mineral claim situate, iu the Kettle  Rher Mining Division of Yn|e District.  Where Located :     I|i Iioujr Lake Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that Iv Arthur Murdoch  "Whilcside, acting as airent on behalf of  Thomas Miller, FrecMiuer'.s Certificate No. S'.34  ir. J. Cole, Tree Miner's Certificate No. 19521a,  and CM. Collins, Free Miner'H Certificate No.  197*!'" A, Intend sixty days from the date hereof,  to apjilv to the Milling "Recorder for a Certificate o. Improvements, for tlie purpose of  obtain llli; a Crown grant of the above claim.  Aiul   further   take notice that .iction under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2nd day of December IS-.).  I A. M.' WHITESIDE.  NOTICE.  NOTICE : The British Columbia Southern  Railway Company, will, apply to the Parliameii x  of Canada at its ncit session for an Act authorizing the Company to complete at any time before'the end ot the year 1904, its western section  as described in the Act of the said Parliament  (60-61 Victoria, Chapter 36) ��� and a branch line  from a point on its main line at or near the  forks of Michel creek thence byway of| Michel  creek to Martin creek, and for.other purposes.  '-������' Bv Order of the Board.  x< "   H. CAMPBELL OSWALD,  Montreal, 17tl_ November,1899. Secretary.  ���-:���������.   ���;������<: .,...; .. ���  12-21  .  .  1  ,, NOTICE.  JJotice is hereby given that at thc first meet- ,  ing-* of the License Commissioners for the City  of Greenwood held after30days from this date  thn 'undersigned will apply for a transferirbm  thtt undersigned to J. T. .Bedard of the Hotel  License now- held by them for the St. Charles  H��tel,"siluated oh Copper.street in this city.   ,.  ,-:...... BERGER& BEDARD,  Greenwood. B. C. Dec. lSth. 1S***9,  i/,. TH^GRgM^VYOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  A SPOKANEOMPM  DevelODinfir the Butcher Boy in Dead-  ���wood Camp.  WILL  SINK ONE  HUNDRED   FEET  To Re-Oreanize the Morrison���B. C in Snmmlt  Camp to SMp-The Records���Metal  Quotations.  Spokane capital is behind the  Butcher Boy Gold and Copper Mining  company, owning the Butcher Boy in  Deadwood camp. The company held  its annual meeting in this city on  "Wednesday and elected a board of  directors, as mentioned in yesterday's  Times. General Manager John Mack  was out to the property yesterday in  company with Vice-President J. E.  Tormey, and on their return the following information was obtained about  the claim:  A LAKGE ORE BODY.  The Butcher Boy is located in the  north end of Deadwood camp, northwest of theMother Lode, and adjoining  the Primrose and St. Lawrence claims.  It was located on August 28,18%,. and  the present company was formed last  October. The claim has been surveyed  and an application for a crown grant  vrill shortly be made. It is a full claim  of 52 acres in. extent. The surface  showing of the ore body is large, being  over 250 feet in width. It is a quartzite  and the ore shows copper pyrites and  copper carbonates. The values are  sufficiently encouraging, while low, to  warrant the expenditure of money in  a I thorough prospecting of the lode.  This work will consist of sinking a  prospecting shaft to a depth of 100  feet, with; crosscuts through the ore  body at the 50 and 100 foot levels. The  company has constructed a comfortable  bunk-house, 14x16 feet in size. The  employees, are boarded at the Mother  Lode boarding-house.  77.THK DEVELOPMENT.  The surface exploration work consists of two trenches 40 to 50 feet in  length and three feet in width. Considerable gravel wash was encountered,  lying over the ore body for a depth of  about three feet. There are also other  surface open cuts exposing the ledgRtn  several places./ Midway between, the  two long trenches the shaft, 4x6 feet in  the clear, is now being sunk. Yesterday it had reached a depth of 45 feet,  all timbered.. If the character-of the  ore improves as depth is attained the  company will install a power plant and  compressor. It is the intention of the  management to thoroughly prospect  the ore body. A night and day shift  under Superintendent H. W. Warrington will be kept constantly at work until this is accomplished. The company  is said to be amply supplied with funds,  has an efficient board of directors and  a good management.  The annual meeting of the Butcher  Boy Gold andCopper Mining company  of Spokane was held in this city yesterday.- -Attending the meeting, besides  numerous local shareholders, were John  Macff^na~jr^E7 Tormey'of Spokane.-  The officers elected for the coming year  ���who will attend to the interests of-.'-"the  company, were: ��� President, George  JPahl7 Spokane; vice-president, J. It).  Tormey, Spokane; secretary, D. M.  McLeod, Spokane; treasurer, Frank  Shoenwald, Spokane, and resident  director, Louis Blue, Rossland. John  Mack was appointed manager and H.  W. Warrington mine superintendent.  A full report of the company's property  in Deadwood camp; the work accomplished and future plans will appear in  tomorrow's mining department of The  Times. '*-���'���  The First Shipment.  Superintendent Richard H. Hutchens  of the Mother Lode mine, has returned  to the city from Trail. He went down  to the smelter town with the recent  shipment of 100 tons of ore from the  mine. Yesterday he said: -'The ore  was put through on Sunday. It" will  be some time before we hear the  returns, as the same will go to the  New York office first, where Mr. Keffer  is at present.  His Wife Saved Him.  My wife's good advice saved my life,  writes F. M. Boss of Winfield, Tenn.,  for I had snch a bad cough I could  hardly breathe, I steadily grew worse  under doctor's treatment, but my wife  urged me to use Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, which tcom-  pletely cured me. Coughs' -colds, la  grippe, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma,  hay fever, and all maladies of chest,  throat and lungs are positively cured  by this marvellous medicine. Fifty  cents and $1. Every bottle guaranteed. Trial bottles free at Miller Bros,  drug store  % CONCENTRATED MINING NEWS. %  * .   *  It is said that Jay P. Graves has  taken up the $10,000 bond on the Alena  in Central camp.  The B. C. mine, in Summit camp,-  has made its first shipment to the Trail  smelter. This mine is now ��� prepared  to send out four carloads every alterv  nate day.  Drifting on the 250-fobt level in the  B. C. mine has been started, and the  winze is being continued from the 50  to the 150-foot level. Over 30 men are  employed.  Secretary K. K. Peiser is sending out  notices advising that the pool on the  preference shares in the Okanogan  Free Gold Mines, Limited, has expired  and for holders of pooling receipts to  send the same to him to be changed  into certificates.  A night shift was placed at work  yesterday evening on the Ah There in  Deadwood. camp. A company to be  known as;the McRae Copper Mines,  limited, to acquire the Ah There and  Sydney Johnson claims, is in process  of organization.  Yesterday the first carload of pre  from the Winnipeg mine was loaded at  Hartford junction, and will be sent to  the Trail smelter tomorrow. There  are three more carloads ready for immediate shipment that will go to the  smelter this week.  MIDWAY, B.C.  First-Class Accommodation, Best Brands Liquors and Cigars  THOS. McAULAY, Proprietor.  I GREAT WEST ""'"  1 ...COUNTRY  E_" Prospectors save packing by-buying- your outfits at West  gr Bridge, Ten Miles Above Rock Creek.   A full stock on  ��_^ hand of. Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies: Boots and  ����-; Shoes, Groceries, Hardware and)Gents' Furnishings . . ,  1 G.@.GyiSE 1  ��; -    ��� Successor to HERBERT"& GUISE.     rSg  ^ilUtUUtUUUiaiiUlUUUiUUUUU.UiUUUUUUUUlUUUUU^  . Mineral Act, 1896..  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.' .  .  NOTICE.  CRESCENT  Mineral  Claim, situate  in   the  ,  Kettle River Mlniug, Division of-.Yale dis-.  trict.   Where located: In Skylark camp.   '  TAKE NOTICE tliat I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Charles Sweeny, free miner's  certificate No. 34821 A, inteud, sixty days from,  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  Improvements for the pnr-.  . Crown Grant to the above  for a Certificate of  pose bf obtaining- a I  claim. *  And further take notice that, action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the' is- .  sttance of snch certificate of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of November, 1899.  5-11-9-9. I. ,H. HALLETT.  Mineral Act 1896,  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOB.  situate : In the  Yale. District.  Rock Creek at the  Work has resumed on the Ah There  in Deadwood camp, There is now suf-  ficent lumber on the ground to timber  the shaft to the 50-foot level, '. The  shaft is; to be continued on down an  additional 100 feet. At the 50-foot  level, the crosscut into the ore body  was run 55 feet.  Attention is called to the advertisement of the Zala Consolidated company  of Rossland in to-day's Times calling  for tenders for hauting two to three  hundred tons of ore from the. Zala  mine to the C. P. R. depot Here. The  Zala mine is in Sheriden camp and has  now reached a producin g stage.  I  Dealers in Hay, Grata Potatoes, Butter, Eggs, etc,  Heavy Scales in Connection with Our Business.   Silver St.  THE BEST BEER IN,TOWN IS MADE BY  THE ELKHORN BREWERY  " SHOO FLY " mineral claim.  Osoyoos Mining Division of  Where located:"* On Roc  mouth of Baker Creek-.  TAKE NOTIOE that I, Forbes M. Kerby ae  agent for Geo. E. Drew Free Miner's  Certificate .No. 59184 "A" Intend, -sixty  days from . the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  Sjovements,  for the purpose of  obtaining  a  rown Grant of the above claim.       "        '  .  :  And further take notice that action  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements;  Datedthlslstday of Novembe-yl8'"'���9���  FORBES M. KERBY.  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Mountain   View.   'Nlg-htlng-ale,   and   Clipper  Fractional    Mineral ���  claims, situate   ln'  the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District.    Where located:     In   Skylark  ���  camp. .'::��� ���.������������������  TAKE! notice that we, E. C. Cargill, Free  Miners' certificate No. B, 28116'and E. T.  "Wickwire, Free Miners'. certificate: No. B,  6025, intend sixty days front date hereof, to ap- ���  ply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a  crown Grant of the above claims.  And. further take notice: that action,; under,  Section 37, must be* commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 22nd day of December, 1899.   NOTICE OF PRIVATE BILL.  John Sarginson, a Spokane mining  operator yesterday obtained an option  on the St. Dunstaa claim in, Dead wood  camp. Mr. Sarginson has been spending a few days in this section taking  in the mines in Greenwood and Dead-  wood camps. He was particularly impressed with the big ore bodies in the  latter camp and the result of his visit  has been his taking back with him to  Spokane an option on the claim mentioned; He is said to represent some  ready money for mining investment  and will prohably be seen in Greenwood again within a short time.  PORTMAN BROS. & CO.,  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  The Elkhorn. Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try-  It! It is fiept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotels  Notice Is hereby-given that an application  will be made to the Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia at its next  [session for an Act to incorporate a company  with power to construct, equip, maintain and  operate Telephone and Telegraph lines within  and throughout the Province of British Columbia and ..to.construct, .erect and maintain.such  and so niany poles and other works and devices  as the' Company deem1 necessary'for making-,  completing-, supporting-, using, working, operating- and maintaining- the system of communication bv telephone and telegraph and, to open  or break up any part or parts of the said highways or streets as often as the said Company,  Its agents, officers or workmen think proper and  for the purpose of thc undertakirig.'.to purchase  iacquire ox lease and hold and sell and dispose  of' lands, bnlldlttgs or tenements within the  limits aforesaid and to purchase or. lease for any  term of years any telephone or telegraph line  established to be established in British Colum-  bia.-connected or to be connected, with the line  which the Company may construct and to amalg-  :nate wlt'u or lease its line or lines or any portion  or portions thereof to any company-possessing- as  proprietor, any line of telephone or telegraph  communication connecting or .to be connected  with the said company's line or lines, and to  borrow- money: for- the purposes of the Company  and to pledge or mortgage any of the Company's  assets for that purpose arid to recel vc bonuses'  or privileges for any person or body corporate  and with all other usual, necessary or incidental  rights, powers or privileges as may be necessary or Incidental to the attainment of.the  above objects or any of them. '��� ' ''''' ' ' -  Dated this 15th day of December, > 899  J. R. BROWN,  16-22       'i         Solicitor forthe Applicant.'  It is said that it will include a 30-drill  air compressor, three 100 h. p. boilers  for the same, an engine with a hoisting capacity of SOO tons daily and two  200 h. p. boilers. jBy May it is expected  to have 40-drills working in the mine.  Work is to be immediately resumed  on the properties' of the Camp McKinney Gold Mining and Milling company. The company was formed in  this city nearly four months ago and  considerable local money went into the  venture. ."When seen yesterday, Secretary, James_N. Paton said that the  company's treasury had been recouped  and work would from now on be continuous. The company own a group of  five claims in Camp McKinney, all surveyed. > It us a promising piece, of  ground, traversed' by niore than one  ledge, with good surface values. The  past  development  has   been   mainly  The reorganization of the Morrison  Mining,company will be completed on  Monday. It is to be a provincial company with head offices at Spokane and  a local office here. The capitalization  has'beeri raised from $1,000,000 to $1,-  500,000. The additional half a million  shares will be placed in the treasury.  The stock of the company is made  assessable. What the amount will be,  or how often the shareholders will be  assessed has not yet been decided.  Practically the officers of the old organization will be at the head of the  new. The company owns the well  known Morrison mine in Deadwood  camp.  Within a month the force at the  Mother Lode mine, The Times is reliably informed will be increased to ISO  men. At the present time it is about  35. The main shaft is down 325 feet  and at the 300-foot level a station is  being cut out. They are also making  preparations to install the cage, which  is daily expected to arrive. It will be  4^x5 feet in size. The connection  from the old workings down to the 200  foot level has been completed. Besides proving the ore body, this con  nee tion has made it possible to ventilate the mine for 600 feet on the lower  level. Mr. Keffer, the mine manager,  is in New York. It is understood that  while east' he will place orders for the  proposed additional  machinery plant.  Fairview Drug And Bookstore;  �� JOHN LOVE & CO. ��  Druggists and Stationers  * FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  ���&   #    ft  A   full  line   of    Drugs,    Stationery,  Druggists Sundries.  Prescriptions  Carefully Compounded  situate south of the boundary line; and also to  acquire all other necessary rights and privileges  and to do all things requisite for the purpose  of carrying out the object, and. intention of the  said company. , S. C. BIGGS,  , Solicitor for Applicants.  Toronto, January 10,1900.( 185-9.  NOTICE Is hereby jgiven' that application  will    be   made  to  the . Parliament jof  Canada   at   its   next . session.  to . Incorporate   a company,' with .''''power, to' construct,  maintain and operate a railway in Yale district,  In the Province of-;Brltish;Columbia, of either  standard or narrow gauge, and utilizing steam,  electric and other motive power, from a point  on the international' boundary'line at or near  Carson city, where, Kettle .river, intersects the  said International boundary line; thence by the  best available route in a' general northerly direction in *fte: vicinity ..of.-Fourth of July creek  to a point at or near the junction of the East  and West Forks of the said creek; tnence in a  general westerly course to the Phoenix Mining  camp; with power to .construct, maintain ard  operate a branch line from  the starting point  above mentioned easterly to some point on the  Columbia and  Western railway between   the  said starting point and Grand Forks or easterly  thereof;  with  power   also  to  coitstrnct,  maintain and operate -branch lines from the  said line of railway to the Central (or White's)  mining camp, the Wellington camp, the Skylark mining camp, the Summit mining camp,  and the City of Greenwood; with power also to  construct, maintain and operate telegraph aud  telephone lines lu connection with the said railway and for other purposes; with power also  to    coustruct,  erect,    maintain,  and   operate  smcl ters, reduction and other works for raising,  crushing,  smelting,  reducing,   refining;   and  amalgamating all kinds of'ores, metals and  minerals and their products and  to render the  same merchantable and fit for use; with power  also to acquire, construct, own, maintain and  operate  steamers,   barges, ferries   and other  vessels on Kettle river and its tributaries and  elsewhere in connection with the said rallway  and otherwise;   with power also  to  acquire,  construct,  maintain, -own   and  use wharves,  piers, docks and landing- places in connection  with the said undertaking; with'power also to  acquire,  construct,  own,  maintain    and   use  water powers for any  of the-purposes herein  mentioned;, with power-also to acquire, con-  struct,erect,own,maintain and operate electrical  and other works for the purpose of tcansmit-  ting electricity, heat, light, and power, to be  be used in connection with the said undertaking-   and   for the    raising,   crushing, wash-  lug-,    ssmelting,      reducing,     refining     and  amalgamating ores, metals, minerals and-their  products and to sell and lease electric power,  aad otherwise; with power also to acquire, take  on lease or agreement, or by grant, and   to  make traffic arrangements with any railway,  steamboat and other companies for  running  powers, over any railways, tramways, waterways, and other roads or ways which are now  or may hereafter be constructed and operated  to carry freight, passengers, and other traffic  to and  from  mining  camps and other places  MINERAL, ACT, 18%.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  SYLVESTER K. Mineral Claim, situate in  Greenwood camp, Kettle Rlyer Mining division, of ...Yale, district. . Where located:  North'of and adjoining- theOimeron mineral  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, A. M. Whiteside,  as agent for I/. I. Ostroskl, free miner's  certificate No. 18596A, C. Scott, Galloway7free  miner's certificate'No. B7777, J. Circu,; free  miner's certificate No. B6350, P. W. Dillon, free  miner's certificate No., 18597A,���p. Moylan, free  miner's certificate' Noi B6146,- sixty days' from  the dute hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for, a Certificate of Improvements:for the  purpooe of obtaining a Crown Grant for-the  above mineral claim. "  - And-further-take-notice-that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement..  Dated this 15th day of January. A. D. 1909.  ,.:-':; j'.--. | -   .���     A.M. WHITESIDE., :>  Certificate of the Registration of an'  Extra-Provincial Company/  "COMPANIES ACT, 1897."  MINERAL ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.   . 7  MOUNTAIN YIEWMlrieral Claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  , District.   Where located:. In Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE-that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George Arthur Rendell, free  miner's certificate No. B7731: George Smith,  free miner's certificate No. 19767A; George B.  Taylor, free miner's-certificate No. 161, and  Justin C. Sears, free miner's certificate No.  B7036, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ��� Dated this 20th day of November, 1899.  I. H. HALLETT.  v��7  ���fe  i" **  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOB.  THE RUBY mineral claim, situate In the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Smith's camp,  about half a mile north easterly from  Boundary Falls.  TAKE NOTICE that i, George Cook, Free!  Miner's Certificate No. D6519, for myself  and as agent for William Graham McMynn,Free  Miner's Certificate No. B6301, Intend, sixty;  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  Aud .further  take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-,  suance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 20th day of December, 1899.  GEORGE COOK.  . MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTIC  QUEEN OF SHEBA. Mineral Claim, situated  in the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.      Where' located :      Deadwood  T  camp.  AKE NOTICE that I, George Andiews,  _ Free Miner's. Certificate No. b 7726 for.  myself and as ageut for Loria A. Smith, Free'  Miner's Certificate No. 157, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim'  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of January, 1900.;  GEORGE ANDREWS,  "The No. 7 Mining Company. Limited."  Registered the 12th day of December, 1899:  I HEREBY CERTIFY that I' have this day  registered "The No. 7. Mining Company,  Limited," as an Extra-Provincial Company  under the'-Companies' Act, 1897,?., to.carry out  or effect all or any of the objects' hereinafter  set 'forth to which the legislative authority:- of  the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  ' The head office of the 'Company' is situate In'  the City of New York,- State of New York,  U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of the Company Is  $1,000,000, divided into 200,000 shares of $5.00  each, '   i  The head office of. the Company in this Province is situate  at  Anaconda,   and Frederic .    ��� "*���.  Keffer, mining-  engineer,  whose   address, is'  Anaconda aforesaid.   Is the attorney for. the  Company. ���"  The objects for which the Company has been  established are :���  Acquiring, by purchase, lease or otherwise,  mineral lands or mineral rights, including g-old,  silver, copper and other minerals (except coal), ,. <&/���  and-any- and -every other form.and kind of ^,^4��*rl_  mineral lands, and lands, estates and proper-."'.^----?  ties of any. tenure whatsoever, in either or. all of  the States and Territories of the. United States  of America, the Dominlori'of; Canada, the- Province of British Columbia, or any or either one  of the Provinces of British North America; and  to hold,: improve, develop,'convey, lease, sell,  dispose, of, or, mortgage! all: the same, or any  part or parts whatsoever;' to purchase, or 'otherwise acquire,-to sell,'dispose of;-and deal in  and with ; mines,  mining properties, mining  claims, mining rlg-hts, mills', smelters,' plants  and .machinery or-works! for the treatment of  ores and.minerals, and all .grants and undertakings' connected Jherewith; 'and to buy,:'trcat  and sell ores and minerals of any. kind oc. description;''to' acquire^he holdings'or lien of anv  corporation or; Individual owning-, ori holding  mining or other propertj* necessary  for  the  objects and business of - the Company j' to dis-*  cover, lay out and locate, take on lease or bondj  or otherwise acquire and develop, manage, improve and operate mines, mining claims,, tunnels, mill sites,   furnace sites,  water rights,  mills, plants, machinery or works,: and such  any and other estates and Interests as are necessary   and  expedient for the interests bf the  Company ; to join with, or consolidate-with,:  any person, firm or corporation for the purpose  of "prospecting, locating-, laying out, developing, improving and operating any mine, mining  property; to acquire by purchase or otherwise,'  wise,build, construct, equip, maintain, work,;  manage, carry out or control the necessary;  railway and railroad facilities,- branches,  aid-;  ings  and  bridges,   reservoirs,   watercourses, '  manufactories, sawmills, artificial and natural \  llghting.and power plants, warehouses,-, shops, j  stores, and other works, plants and couvenlen- -  ces that are necessary and that-seem calculated l  to inure to the benefit oi and 'advance the interests of the. Company, and: to sell, lease or  otherwise dispose of all or. any part or interests '  that may be so acquired by the Company, as  ."  above set forth or relating .thereto; and. gener- ;  ally to engage in any and all lawful business of  r  the Company, andfor; thepurposes appertain-   '������  Ing thereto, and any or every act or acts, thing  or things Incident to,-growing out of, or connected with said business, or.any part; or parts   :  thereof; so far as authorized or permitted by  law, to purchase and sell.shares, ot.the capital    stock and mortgage bonds and. other evidence  of indebtedness of other corporation's,ifc'udto  purchase and' sell the bonds, deeds and notes  and other evidences of indebtedness of individuals and firms, and to negotiate for and borrow  all money, necessary for the.conduct of the  business Of the Company' by - bond and "other  evidences of indebtedness therefore, as may be  necessary for the proper conduct and operation  of the business of the Company; to cause the  Company to be registered as an Extra-Provincial Company in the Provinceof British Columbia; to acquire a domicile and conduct any or  all of its business in the Dominion of Canada,  the Province of British Columbia, or any or  either one of the other Provinces of British  North America.  Given, under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  12th day of December,one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.  [I��S._ S.Y.WOOTTON,   '������'���.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies,

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