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 CS  v��  j�� -  f     ,  4/S  ! f ;���;''���! ���* -     -.'  ::������:>;:  Published Weekly in the interest* of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  =*=?=?.  ���-^ot-r-'TII.-5--: '  GR^NlVOpD^ B.'fi|;S^TURDAY, APRIL li 1900  157 No. 31.  $=:  ������!  If  Head Office and Works at  >v?. t.BEi.i.Evii.i.is, Ont. '..,,  Branch Office and Works- *_���''  ..Trail, .B.C: j  Ws-:(HIag OUachine Co., Limited;  vj"' ���  ''ty. .-i  :' ; .'.'���'; '. Manufacturers.ot . .  AiisvCompressors', Roc  drills, Hoisting''and Statidnary Engines, Boilers,  !      ^ 7:     Ore Trucks, Ore Cars,-Ore Buckets, etc, ���   ^     \  ! Agents Tor Knowles Steam Pump W  Our Shops at Trail are most: conijplete,  consequently we are in  a position-to .handle all,.  ���'���������'������-������        kinds of Repairs.    If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, qr.wish.to;,  save money, buying repairs, then  USE   OURS.; J, 'p. BYERS,' MjB.r..Trail.BC  I    Tie James Cooper Mfg, Co,,    J  - -     MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  ^  *#  -������  ,, **>i>x*  MANUFACTURERS OF  Tnger$o!l��$argeant  ������  ������  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  ROCK) DRILLS. STRAIGHT iIHE !2  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM |  PRESSORS .... ^  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS               *           . ^_S  OF ALL KINDS. C��  _____  fi. R. Kirtyatrlelt, 9_-$$nwood, B. ���. 3  'A--*!.��L?.  I--*--;'  ''*>_:  MENT10NJOF IMS  At the B. C. the Installation of the  New Plant Is Being Rushed.  DEVELOPMENT OF CRYSTAL BUTTE  what'Is Being Done on an  Im porta nt Myers  Creek    Property���Will Tap the Ledge  "at 350 Feet.  Superintendent Parrish of the B. C  mine is in the city on business. From  him the Times learns that the work of  installing the new machinery plant is  being pushed forward as rapidly as  possible. The ��� two 80-horsepower  "boilers are in-place and the brick work  is about completed, The foundations  for the engine and the compressor,  which is half of. a duplex 20-drill plant,  are nearly finished. He does not think  it will be necessary to close down the  mine while putting in the gallows-  frame for the hoist. At the present  time little ore is being shipped from  the B.VC. The. shiptpents now hardly-  average a carload a"[ day. The total  shipments to date are a little oyer 2,000  tons. The development at the present  time is'being prosecuted at the second  and thirdTevels. On the second level,  at a depth of 160 feet in the shaft, they  are-drifting in ore both north and  south.; On the third level at 260 feet  depth the work,is being confined to the  south drift. The installation of the  plant will.place the mine in a position  for large shipments.  ON' THE CRYSTAL BUTTE.  " John Mbynham of Spokane, consulting engineer for. the Crystal Butte  mine, in the-Myers creek camp," arrived In the city yesterday. Speaking  of thev.'work being carried on on the  Crystal Butte group, he said: *' We  are at .present developing both the  Deudhorse and Buckhorn claims. In  the. Buckhorn -a ^crosscut tunnel is  being riini which is. in 200 feet and  neawrigita-objective^^he^l^^'will  be struck at a depth of 350 feet. On  the Buckhorn claim the tunnel is being  run on the ledge and is in 17->-feet in  good ore. Forthe present we are not  doing any work on the Crystal Butte  mine proper, and have suspended same  until we shall install a* power plant.  The company have in view putting in  a 5-drill compressor at an early date.  Our: intention is tbget" the .proper!ies  of the company -thoroughly deveioped  before starting the mill again. "We  want to put our development ahead so  as to maintain a steady orebut gut  when, the mill is working."  THISTLE : :  is the Best Scotch Whisky  SStAQMAM-S  The Best Canadian.  I ' :,SOLE AGENTS!   ;  RlTHET  &   CO.  . '.VICTORIA.     B.C  R. P.  Ltd.  -for sale-  Thomas & WBWC0MB  & STiR BROKERS.  We Want First class Copper Prospects.  301-3 Fefnwell Block.  ' :     :     :'.- Spokane, -Wash.* U.  WOOD  ��������� .th  ��� v��r-.     - -   ���    -.  The_n"ldeprtsE.iod>has irood.dry pine wood  for sale.    Leave orders at Fraze-fs Grocery  conier Deadwood and Copper Streets.  [���FpJ-^ -v- -   ..: -  -��� -���r���"=s- * -  fFRITZ   HAUSSENER.  KETTLE B1VER MINING DIVISION.  Becords of  Location* for tbe Period Endlnt  April .0.1900.  War Eagle and Gold Bug', E. Rork.  April 9.  Dayton Fractional, 3   years, Charles  Hamll  ton, etal.     -  Lyg-la, Cromer, King, Excelsior,  Queen and  Alma, W. H. Norris.  Marshall and Little Annie, James McNulty.  FOR STEALING TOBACCO.  By a clever piece of detective work  the police department believe they  have in custody one of a gang of three  men who have been operating iu the  C. P. R. freight yards. Recently a car  was broken into and a considerable  quantity of tobacco stolen. Two caddies were subsequently found hidden  under a freight shed. "While the tobacco could have been restored at once  to the company, the police determined  to try and arrest the parties. Monday  night a man was detailed to watch the  freight shed, but nothing turned uj.  All day yesterday a similar watch was  maintained, but it was not until late  .last night that any one attempted to  take possession of the tobacco. Then  Andrew Kelly appeared On the scene  and was promptly arrested; When  taken to jail he said he was innocent  of any wrong intention. The police  believe otherwise. The preliminary  hearing of the case was set for this  morning, but an adjournment was  made until tomorrow to allow the  police furthei time to investigate.  | NEWS OF THE RAILS AND WIRES f  *   The sub-spur to the Rathmullen mine  has been finished. 7 .���  ; H. J. Johnson, roadmaster of the C.  & W., is having a home buitt for himself near the section house and will  move his family here from Grand  Forks.  -''-''   '���'������. . .  James A. Cameron and A. Clark of  the Nelson C. P. R. operating staff,  have been transferred to the Columbia  (&.7.-.^eslern.7rDA4n����4^.7:'T^i�����^ter:  Lawrence's-direction. "They left yesr  terday for Robson.  Atlanta, Ga.; April 12.���President  W.-V. Powell, of the Order of Railway  Telegraphers, has ordered a strike of  telegraphers* and other station employees of the Southern railway,' to  begin at 11 o'clock today. The South,  em has about 1200 employees of this  class.  ...."'   Locations.   ...  .      AprlM. ...'  Pembroke, Kimberly camp, Edward' G. Pope.  Buckhorn, Kimberly camp, Ed Pope....  --*3��l8_e,-Eerk!u8'-ramp,"'F.-*.''Boo  ��� ��� ' :;' April5.   "  . Log- Cabin, Smith's camp, Louise Castleman.  Gladstone, Central camp, E. G..Cummings.  Olympia: Central camp, M. D. Sclienck.  Sunny side, Deadwood cauip, _\- N. Gladdeu.  Golden Crowii, Smith's camp, John Wallace.  '   i     '..'.   . .    - -.April 7.      ..,-"  Cumberland, Kimberly camp, Sanford Dixon.  Glove, Camp McKinney, Chas. W. Rambo. -  "Abercralu, Providence camp," James N. Pa-  ton. .    {'���������'���; . ;'.-���������  ,   Mouitor, Cranberry creek','W.H. Rambo.  '  Silver Tip, Beaver creek, Elmore Collier.  - .. .'-..-.     ..._������:���. .:  April 9.  Spring:Beauty, Camp McKinney, F. L. Bash.  Ida Fractional, Graham's camp, W. U. Norris, James Beckwith and Xi'. M. Macdonald.  Ten to One, Beaver creek. Henry Strauss.  -     :   ���     .    ,:. AprlllO.- 7*7  Josephine, Kimberly camp,- S. Bond,  Hester, Midway camp, CM. Medville, et al.  Snowdiop, Midway camp, Jno, Zulinder.  *     Transfers.  April 5.  Golden Rule, all int., H. H. Johnson to John  K. Simpson. .    '  April 6.  Uno, all Int., James Druun to B. L. Garrison  ;-       April 7.  P. A. V.,'A Int., e! Rork to Chas. W. Rambo  Dayton, 1-3'interest, S. M. Johnson1 to  Chas.  E. Hamilton.  ���      April 10.  Myrtle No. 2, S-16, A. W. Doug-las to Joseph  Stereck.  BELLBFONT, Pa., April 12.���An accident occurred this forenoon, on the  Bellefont & A. A. & Snowshoe Kail-  way, three miles east Snowahoe, by  which three men were instantly killed  and one injured.. One of the mountain  shifting engines was returning from  the Holy mines to the "main line at  Snowshoe when the rails spread and the  engine and a dozen cars were thrown  over the embankment.  THE BREHANY CONCERT.  THE BUCKHORN MINE  Tbe Crosscut at the 100-Foot Level  in Good Ore.  CHALC0PYRITE COMING IN FREELY  A   Cate.  Made  on  the   Ground.  Has  Been  Installed and  Is  Worklne to  Perfection.  VANCOUVER, B.  LIMITED.  C, 733 Pencer St   ..Also NELSON, B.C  We are.Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carrya larffe stock of Balances, Furnace*:, Fire  Clay g-oods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids. Chemicats.'and all  other Assayers' and Miners' requlrenients. Sole ag-ents for Morysui Crucible Company, Battarsea  Becker's Sons"Balances; Etc.   Catalog-ueand full particular* sent on application.   ���-    ������  Dronn'c fliccAinct piirimroc inri Piittal Htchinae  Certificates of Work.  '���' April4.  Champion, W.J. Nelson.  TexaB, C. 2B... Shaw.  :  Sunnysiide, W.'G. McMynn.  Black Warrior, C. H. Archibald.       ���  April 5.  Aloha, Anarchist Fractional, and Banner  Fractional, Camp McKinney, Gold Mining: Co.,  Ltd. , ..    "   ;  - Blue Jay and Grantte, M. H. Kane.  ���  Columbus. Jaines Cunningham.  Montano, Colorado, Nevada and Idaho, A.  Waddell. '  Parrott, E. Sullivan.  Kaffer King, Ed. Sullivan, et al.  April 5.  Blp Windy, Highland Queen, C. M. Co.  Pandre, Ed James.  April 7.  Jewel, John Gray.  Mayfield Fractional, 3 years, M. H. Mc-  Mabon.  A Grand Musical Success���Everybody Pleased  '    and tbe Church Profited.  The Louise Brehany   concert in the  M. E. church last evening was well attended and the audience showed appreciation of this musical treat by calling  for encores to nearly every  selection.  These were responded to willingly aud  in some cases  proved even   more enjoyable than the selection on the programme.   The performance upon the  piano by W.  Guillaume Sauviet,  and  the violin work by Miss Olga Schmoll,  were especially fine.     The   little vior  linist was unusually  graceful in handling the bow* and showed great depth  of feeling in her music.     The encore  which she gave���the Intermezzo from  Cavalleria Rustlcana���and  her selection from Faust, showed her best work.  The   bird-like   quality   of   Miss   Brc-  hany's  voice was shown in  the trills  and little runs, all of which were given  unfalteringly   and  with an    accuracy  somewhat remarkable.     It is hardly  fair   to specify the good work, as on  the whole the programme was exceptionally good from  beginning to end  and greatly enjoyed by  all present.���  St. Johns,  Mich.,  Independent.   This  company will   appear   in  this city on  Wednesday evening, April 18.  THE SEASON OF THE FLOODS.  Dknnison, April 12.���High water is  reported at all points in the, Red. river  territory. The Red river has risen 10  feet within the past 24 hours. The  Washita is in a big boom and an overflow is threatened. Advices from  Texakaua say that the Red river hat-  risen 8 feet and is increasing 8 inches  an hour. The rise cornea from the upper tributaries and will be augmented  by the heavy water spouts of the past  24 hours in this section. The Sulpur  and Little rivers are also booming, the  latter being out of its banks in the  i lower lands.  A strike of more than passing importance has been made on the Buckhorn mine in Deadwood camp. For  some time they have been driving a  crosscut from the 100-foot level in a  northwesterly direction toward the  main ore body. This crosscut is in a  distance of. 170 feet, and for the last  20 odd feet has been encountering  stringers of copperore. Yesterdaythe  drills run into what was evidently a  pocket of rich chalcopyrite; This  morning, in company with Mine Manager Noble, a Times man went out to  the property. An examination of the  breast of the crosscut and the ore  brought up to surface'was convincing  enough to the most skeptical that there  was plenty of ore coining in. The  whole face, while to a more or less extent broken up at that depth, was ore.  In places the bright colored chalcopyrite showed up plainly in small bunches  and stringers. Mr. Noble had some of  this class of ore assayed, and it went  32 per cent copper. From every indication it would appear that in a short  time they would have a body of it.  . At the 200-foot level crosscutting has  been, started both north and south.  The work is in each way a distance of  30 feet. It is-.the .intention to continue  the crosscut on'the 100-foot level for  some distance further before an upraise will be made in the near future to  connect with the incline. They will  need to raise about 40 feet to make the  connection. This will shortly be necessary for the proper ventilation of the  ���mine.i���'^--..---'-'-;----.:-���'���->-*������-'.- .-������_"���������������-y--:���  This morning the new cage, made at  the miner and which was installed  yesterday, was working to* perfection.  It is a neat piece of handiwork, and  being made on the ground- reflects  credit on Superintendent Thomas, who  designed it, and his men who made it.  BONDED THE MOREEH.  This morning another big deal was  made in this city when Andrew Laidlaw of Spokane, on behalf of his eastern Canadian associates bonded for  $30,000 the Moreen claim in Deadwood  camp. The Moreen is the direct south  extension'of'the- Buckhorn mine and  carries the same ore body. It is  owned and has been partially developed by Harry Shallenberger, who has  applied for a crown grant. The development has been done at the tiorth end  of the claim, within 300 feet Of the  Buckhorn shaft. This consists of a  20-foot shaft and a 50-foot open cut in  the side of the Jhili*~e_.posing ^*?'the*=pre'"="  body.  Andrew Laidlaw, who returned today direct to Spokane on his way to  Lead ville, Colo., said before leaving  that a cash payment had been made on  the bond and that the bond was good  until February, 1901. Mr. Laidlaw's  operations in the one camp of Dead-  wood during the past three months has  resulted in the acquiring for his clients the Standard, Marguerite group,  Bengal, Badger, Bristol and the  Moreen.  HAS STARTED ROASTING.  Grand Fcjrks. April 12.���The roasting of ore preliminary to the commencement of smelting operations, was  begun today x at the Granby smelter.  The event is an auspicious and noteworthy one in the history of the  Boundary country. The roast heap  represented a shipment of $40 ore  from the City of Paris mine in Central  camp. "      CANADIAN   WIRINGS.  Paisley, Ontario, April 12.���The  Liberals of North. Bruce have chosen  J. D.. Campbell as .candidate for the  next general election.  BowmanviLLK, Ontario, April 12.^���  David Fisher,' formerly general manager of the Ontario bank and one of  the oldest residents of this place, is  dead, aged 79 years.  Toronto, April 12.���Rev. Dr. "Warden, general secretary of the Presbyterian mission, ;says that subscriptions  are coming into him very rapidly for  the relief of the Indian ramine sufferers. Over $20,000 has already been  sent to that country for relief.  Frog-legs, quail on toast, pork tenderloins, spring chicken, juicy and  tender steaks and  chops, fish game,  etc.   Clarendon Grill Room and Cafe. THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY tflM^S,  _-_t___8____S_i  ____________K_aa_____-  __a_____  Oleekly times.  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and PuM-Sbine  Company, Limited.    ��� ���-- v.7  Duncan Ross : Editor.  SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1900  LIBERAL   CONVENTION.  The Vancouver News-Advertiser has  the following graphic report regarding  the brilliant wind-up of the Vancouver  convention:    t.t.-,-,. ���_; .   .    .  Mr,.E.-P^Davi^ Q.- C., threvv the  bomb in ton the meeting when- it convened in the . evening.' He moved as  follows:  "That the Liberals in provincial convention, assembled .hereby, .refuse -to '"a.&  ' cept   the   government  of    the    lion.  Joseph   Martin   as    a   representative  Liberal administration, and herebyjcl.e-  . clare that it is ���optiMa_"W'it__~ any Liberal   to: support   or-  oppose   the  said  ���   .government."  Mr. Martin was'on his feet in a moment. He claimed that the motion  wasout-of order, that his government  was not on trial arid that it was net  what the convention was called for.  At the last convention party lines had  ..  been decided against.      .      --  For half an hour Mr. Davis held the  fl ior. . .. ; .-: ....  ''*������������ The chairman ruled that the motion  was in order aqd_was. quite legitimate  as a part of the business of the meet  ing. He proposed to submit his ruling  to the meeting. .     ���     ���'  .    ,   Mr, Day;s: grew, tired   of   trying to  speak "against a terrific;^uproar.   He  . lighted, a. cigar and. as   often~'as Mr.  Martin, stood up to express hisharrow-  7 ing feelings Mr. Davis turned his back  yon ti-ieplatform.   The.; chairman-tried  .  "in vain to.get.order.... - v-   ���  ;. ���  ..''Rough houses'-continued. Mr.'Davis  held.a,conference   with   Mr. ;'GoVdoti  '  .Hunter, .and  no one .could- nejt��   his  . [ ears.    .-#;..,,     ��� '...-���>. .-J*    -    ���'��� ---''-"i'-��� -." "''  ,.Mr. Tyson was beckoned across*t*o the  vicinity of the press -table and agreed  with his friend, that they woufd'stay  wit-Tit and never let.Mr. Davis go any  further.   .     ...;'. ..<-'��� . ���   '���": y''"�����.  -���8:,1S. p..,m .���Bulletint-.:.���:-. Cotiyerition  sa.n.g.*|01dBlack,Joe.?'.   Mr. Davis ever  .   and anon' turned his. face to th'e**plat-  7form,.and talked with Mr. Gordon THun-  'ter--- .       * t-������ ���   - '������ - ��� ''���."'���''���*[*'-."'*+ -  ,8:^0.p. jn.-^-Mr. Moody of Goldtih. ad-  7 v.at}ced\fo the  front .of   the' platform.  He smiled :to his.vfriends that7jiis.4t.urn.  woitld come-   Tlie'audience sang '.'Rule  7BVitani-,ia.--      ...'.--;.���������...,.   .���.���������^C-"*-?*'-'-''- "'  '���    7 8.;25,.���Mr. -/ Smith   Curtis    and ; the  'chairman'conferred.     A-geiitlferiian in  '.a ,front, seat   expostulated.^with.-.the  ch'agroian. about turning .th^.mjeeting  ..intp'^a music hall or beer hali^'fhe first  portion..of. the v^otd w^s ^oitciearly  audible:'-.,"Soldiers of theQuieti" was,  . encjored...    ;"'    '-'���'���������  :-: -"' * '-:-������*���"���'���-'���.'  \;;7?:3():,^Mi..^Munrotr,M.   &yP'.j    of  " Chilliwack,' stood 'with Mr. ^aiijth, Curtis on one. side of.the cha^r^aan's. ta-  ���;ble^;/They.: talked \��&<$&��. ;.Mr.  "*' Moody and the chairman s^ofce"-on the  otlj(er.|slde.. of. the table.    ,iy[f.! 'Moody,  gazed placidly out of the windows, on  ' 7.tlm[yile;t.:.-Sf>i .   ,     .....   .. .-ri^-lsy]'.   ��� : .  .77 8;3S..7r-^. dozen mgh. on-,tnV;: platform  are ��a,lk jng.:,at Once.,and.,snK.k-ing.-ex-  |;:Clifid}^."<v:, y. -..:     7.   " ,.].,;. -,..".-.���    .  .. TI/he.Hon.. Joseph  Ma^tjLhjiiagatnat-  ''"' tempted  to  address  the ^ic^nvention,  yT[Yiiix%^ 'ire ��� washissed- and _hboted off^ the  platform.  ,.,7 <:--7  ������'������> ;B:efegate''Stuart Henderson.: of Ash-  ''��� cfofft^theti" 'moved the convention ad-;.  ���  ��� jwiftf sine die.  .7.   ..       --.fc'.-.i  '���"���  ��� -8:^5:���Mr. Martin and tlfcft,*Chairuiah  talk'^tf- carefully. v Abattfr--*30. -others-  v^e'r^r similarly engaged ^Ji-the platform. It Svas...suggeste'd:-* to";-,"limit,  speeches strictly, to five iriimites.',;'  8:StJ.-���Messr^. Smith Ciirtis arid A.  M: Beaftie -,e'ndeav6red ruj&sttccessf ully  .   td-iihg "Tliree" Blind, Mice,"' at the  suggestion    of   Mr.    Alexander Hen-  ���'derson.  8:5S.^-Mr. ' G.    F.     Gratne  Rocked in the Cradle of.-the  with " a   special    couplet... for  Erank Burnett.".'  -9:00.���The crowdon t'h��.platformbe-  - came   packed   like   sardlftiSs^ ���' 'A/'tiii.  ��� gentleman' from Sooke-^attempted to  ��� sing  an   Irish   sorjg,, ihimediately in  ��� front: of the chairman.-:- He' was  drowned out by "Annie Laurie." Two,  other gentlemen nearly had'a fight.  9:05.'-^-No change. ,--1-.  9:10.���Mr. Tanner of Rbsslarid moved  in amendment that. "We stand'' adjourned until such time as we are in  condition to transact business."  (Laughter.)  , c- -  The chairman explained that1 he  . could not proceed, neither could any  other chairman.  Nearly everyone was by this time  walking around' the roohi" aimlessly.  The confusion was intense.  Mr. H. B. Giluiour was proposed asTa  new chairman.' His nomination was  seconded. Chairman Paters relit the  stub of his cigar. ���  Mr. Hay of. Columbia tried- to speak  from a chair behind the chairman. He  was met with, "You caji't bulldoze us."  Mr. Frank Higgifts jumped ori a table  and moved that the meeting adjourn.'  Another man pulled him' off, jumped  on the same table and seconded it.  The chairman came to the edge of  the platform at 9:15 and put the motion  to adjourn. The ayes and nays were a  strident chorus, and the chaiiman  ruled that the motion to adjourn had  passed, and Alderma.n McQueen put on  his.hat;.;- 77   '      ^', .���.; 77  ^There^svere calls for H. B. .Gilmqur. |  and/it ��was7shouted that   Mr;-- ;Peters  was iea'vingthe hall. J .  Presently a gentleman arrived from  the rear os the hall where Mr..Gilmour  was, and shook ..his. hand . hopelessly.  ''He's got too much respect for himself." said he.  The names of Alderman McQueen  and other; gentlemen* were canvassed;  but the chair remained empty and the  din went on. Mr. Smith Curtis-got on  his hat and put his coat overhis arm.  Somebody moved that :the terminns of  the Canadian -Pacific railway be..re-;  moved from Vr. ncouvor to Victoria.  The gathering then, dispersed- in contingents of one .and" twos and half  dozens. .       ..... .     ....-       .....-���-. t  recited  Deep,"  ���X'Hou.  THAT CONVENTION.  That the Liberal conventionVwas a  _niSeraT.fe fiasco instead of being a  dignified meeting of'a. strong political  party, showed conclusively that Joe  Martin had no intention of being  bound, by the finding ,ojf. the,con vention. He. could telegraph Smith Curtis that he was prepared.to accept the  decision of 1he convention, and Mr.  Curtis in his beautiful 'ipnbcence could  in turn endeavor, to secure Martin converts" by eloquently, describing his  leader's eagerness -for self-effacement  in the interests of the 'Liberal' party;  but Joe Martin flirtirlgfor votes and  Joe Martin are two entirely different  individuals. The Liberal convention  had to endorse Joe Martin or dp nothing and it did nothing.'   '*..'.-'. :."- Jt. ���  There is nothing , exceptionally  clever about .turning,;a. meeting-into a  bear garden. All it requires is- a man  igtiprant of the amenities of every day  life, with a total- disregard:'*'fpr the  ���rights of others.^ Such a mail with a  small following- cari'^'.eailly; frustrate  the .wishes of the���'majority!.,: -.<;  ��� ������ From the telegraphic report of the  convention, it is apparent that those  opposed to Martin were.strongly in the  majority- A vote to admit these delegates unfairly refused by the' credential committee, gave four -of a majority, and as there were ahout'thirty such  delegates, and all against Martin, it  can he easily seen that-if :Mar.tin and  hi&:hoodlum .followers had7not interfered, Mr.- Davis' motion ..against the  Martin government ..woulti ha.ve been  carried by'a substantial majority.  , If these Liberals, who Syere enamored  by Martin's specious .argumerits, are  not. now convinced that ;he is^ anxious  ,io exploit his personal interests (rather  than advance the Liberal cause^'.noth^  ing-will convince tnem'7>?If tH^Libe'ral  party hope to sucdeed^hppe/to maintain the proud position it always occur  pied in the poli-tic's7o.f ..this country, it  must be purged of every., semblance of  Martinism. It can. now., be done; only  at the polls. The. uhpleasan^'���.-'duty  may mean a wait o��.a!. feSvf years for  party. success,- but: t6Yn^6rary;7^fe.fea.t  under the circuthstaii'c'e's'w6nid7.event-  ually. mea.n a g^pripu.s,vjc^br;^;for. Lib-  their responsibilities and duty. He  was not backward in telling the men  that they must accept a reasonable  compromise or he would tell the public  that they were to blame. It is safe to  say: that hone of "the labor-troubles ih  Kootenay .would'-y.haye. happened .if.  Ralph Smith had charge of the men.  The settlement of the labor trouble  will have af ar'reachirig effectr Those"  mines which have been closed down  will now be opened. Capital will again  be invested and a restoration of the  good.times.that existed previous to the  trouble can.be expected. The.effect  ,on Boundary will be as far-reaching as  in the Rossland district, as ?tliere is a?  close sympathy between .the inining  operators in both districts ;and: the settlement .of ..the trouble will; bring increased activity, here.   7  city authorities should give the matter  their attention.  THE SIMILKAMEEN.  cbNSERVATIVE NOMINEJE.  eralism. '  MISLEADING. CORREJlMlilDENT.  -^Theoff hand-way iii^ihiciti men-with  plenty of gall and litfre'tkniiwiedge can  critici.ze the action ��� o^'lo^al: mining  companies is well illustrated in the  B. C. Mining Record c-fpf.}'t��e current  month. There is a wopderful combination responsible, for 'fhe.comments  thatapp'eaf in the. Record'fromttime to  time in reference to. the';niines of this  district. A prej ud iced - ibcal correspondent sends distorted views to a  credulous editor at Victoria, and the  pages of the Record, ares..fi-iled .with  statements that do the mines of this  district a gross injustice. --'The Record  contains-'some untruthful', statements  regarding the closing4 down, 'of the  Winnipeg.' The actiohsi' of Duncan  Mcintosh were known to all thc officers  of his company, and negotiations for  consolidation were 'carri��-I.ori by them  with -the officers of the; Brandon and  Golden Crown in the East. The Record  is equally.astray, when commenting on  the niines; of ' Deadwood camp. The  editor of the '��� /Record" has a constitutional weakness! for lnaking mistakes, and when he is at jthe mercy of  a correspondent animated with a die-  sire to get even with Paul Johnson for  not locating;;his smelter at Midway,  the Record man's danger is greatly  aggravated. : ;^> '--i..:'^ ���:'   y-  ..LABOR TROUBLES ENDED.  ���'; Tlie amicable settlement of the difficulties betweeji. the rnine owners and  miners' in Rossland shows- what sensible men can do In the -way of undoing the;workof unwise and. irresponsible men. That the trouble has been  so satisfactorily settled' is mainly due  to the;efforts of Ralph Smith, M. P. P.  Mi--."Smith is a working miner. He  understands., the meii  and appreciates  ���The choice of the Conservative convention at Rossland yesterday has at  'least the distinction of being some-,  what:'acquainted with public life.  It is doubtful when current, political  events are considered"whether this distinction will be of service to. him in the  coming campaign. 1., : Joe Martin is-evidently under the impreasi^n ?thaf those  with;an unknown past are bestsuited  for responsible positions in this Province. Whether : the Martin view is  ihe correct: one, election day "will tell.  ��� Hon. C. Hi Mackintosh ;'represented  Ottawa in the federal parliarrient for  several yearsy and. was later liieuteri-  ant-governor of the Northwest terrij,  tory. Afterwards he,' astonished' the  fin ahcial worlo> by. cgoirig to London,  practically unknown,'and floating th"e  British American 'corpbratipti,;' to '-ac-:  quire British, Columbia mining properties, 'ihe B..A.' C;';ihvested heavily  jn Rossi and camp',,'arid itifuse,d hew  life into the.district. " Mr, Mackintos's;  success in British 'Columbia politics  will largely depend ujpoh the"position  he takes: with reference to.! the loeak  matters that are never considered in,  the federal arena;!--'H^;:is. a. clever plat-'  form speaker and a "gfood .'organizer;.  He is at least sii're to .make if interes-'  ting for his opponent.., -.    .;    ...,;:-:  It was all right for Joe Martin to  take C. P. R- money, for alleged services afe their solicitor of: cpunsel; But,  in" his ppihiph, wheh,amuch;niore able  counsel, E. P. Davis, Q. C, has a retainer from the C. P. R., it should disqualify. Mr. Davis from taking part in  any. public- discussion- It makes all  the difference in the world whose ox is  'being gored.     ' -  - When-the -present commander-in-  chief of the forces, Lord Wolseley, was  jciniy plain'Colonel .Wbiseleyi and vcbm-  manded the fir^t Red River;e_:pedition,  he-had-an opportunity of observing for  the first time the conduct in the field  of the Canadian-volunteers.,^ Ori the  ��eturri from |theS;exp��dit^on"j he ,:was  banqueted in Toronto, and*iriv reply-to  the toast-to his health he said of the  Canadian soldiers: !' Lean.give them  no higher praise than by 'saying that  the national .honor is safe iti their  keeping. Thiey' possess in an eminent  degree nobility of sentiment, which  will always prompt them to volunteer  for any service necessary for jthe viu-  ci.icj.tion of that honor, and they inherit  from their ancestors the /courage and;  endurance wliich"7Will everjca'rry them  through any expedition .they -undertake 'with*credit to . themselves' and  honor to their queen!" These .words  of commendation aire; singularly;, appropriate to the conduct of the' Canadian forces in South Africa.   ���  J. NEAI,.  J. WATT  CDHE VANCOUVER;. CONV#-fioN���;  Those'who hugged the delusion that  Martin would abide bythe decision of  the convention will npt.be pleased .with;  the news.from Vancouver today) ...When  ,he found himself in the .miriori.tyVhe-  and his henchmen precipitated, a free  fight, and,of coixrse he;:v. ill hoV claim  that any- action of the convention is in  ho way binding upon him.  -.-'"���"���',..., . . ..-���...���...'��� ' ')'  '' r '' '7:EDiii,OR__iL;NOTES:-:7. !'!  . -There should be7a iafge/attendatice  atthe annualiheeting-of i the Jboard' of  trade tonight. ��� Business; of importance  will come up for Consideration.t't'.' "������'���'���-���  Joe Martin still" keeps tip his refutation for being able,' {o.iick'up.a first-  clas& ro*w under any. circumstances.  -- ~-���'-���       i^      i  .The Colonist 'calls it^'aicabinet'of  curios." There.ar!e;at.least .wo of the  ministers, howeveJr,'<who-^dO'hot merit  the term"curior" 7They...arei as common as salt.      V'--,-1      _-.M7    j--*:-":  iTrfis"' suggested-' '"that?' I&.���p." Mr  Eberts,1 ex-attorhey-genefaf," wilL con.-  test Alberni against.the present member, Mr. ���* MacNeill-. Tfre campaign  will be a hot oine, there,"feeing^3~,-gopd  deai of personal feeling*rhetween the  twO. ��� ���     '.'-'-��� ���       ���������������'������"-���.    -< �� ��� .j -J '-:*.. y-'.'  Victoria- has rejected''.-the-;--'Siorby  scheme for the improvement, of her  corkscrew harbor. The'Aians7 were  found oh examination To., .fae unwork-  ...   ���      -, ��� '-t.^; *:������������������  able,-andvhect.ssary changes in the design would naive increased .the1': costrto  ��� ..      -     W-H..':,m.-.  ah unreasonable extent:.: Vj-:       ,  '.���������.'.."..   ',   '^��� rr-r���7-i'7  The hand, of J. the lawA-has  fallen  heavily on the, wreGkers* of the Bank  Ville Marie. Presiderif $^|ir is spending the last days of his'-I ife? in the(penr-  tentiary,; while BaxterV^Liid Lemlox,  the latest convicts, have.!five years  each. Baxter is 68 years' of age, and  was one of Montreal's ritost prominent  financiers. . )".-,,    '*���   \-.i\..   ���,,<���  t-roviiice has' dis-  '. Ryder,   now  years  The , Vancouver  covered, that  minister of  one.vCory.  finance,' was":a-'!few  , , ���    . .-.���-��� --.1.  ago  a   p^ddlej-, ..calling hirasielf -Wal-'  wprth. He.does-not take his appointment of finance minister .seriorisly. He  was looking for a job when-Martini  offered him the position of finance  minister and he knows no easier way  of earning $333.33>^ a month.    '������.-:   ..,--.  A gentleman 'who recently visited  the Greenwood' cemetery iiifonns the  Times that the natural. beauty of the  place is marred and the sad pleasure  of visiting the ;dead completely' destroyed by the frightful stench coming  from a.dumping ground 'in the immediate vicinity. All the city refuse hai'  been dumped thefe, and apparently it  has not been properly covered up. The  that throbibini. Headache      .  .; Would quickly; leave you if, you used  Dr.-;'King's New  of sufferers haye 'proved th^ir- -matchless merit for Sickand TNervous Head-;  aches. They malce' pure blood and  build up. youcf health 70nly, 25 cents^  Money, back if "not cured/ Sold by  Miller Bros., druggists.      .7  Keremeos is the Center of the  . Simla lmeea Mining Belt,  - Class Accommodation.  EVERYTHING NEW  AND UP-TO-DATE.  Reasonable  EO. ALDOUS.  BUD  ALDOUS & BUDD  Hauling! and Packing  To Mining Camps-  ... A Specialty , . .  Best Accommodation.  1  CE. THOMAS  NY\  \A  PRINCETON,^ C.  n  ���-t-xi.i 7;#i��;f;i:-v^:^ yy  "^ill be the terminus of the" Columbia  ...J        -    ���& Wesiern Railway    ��� / .-. :.���-'.  ...IN THIRTY" DAYS.:.  *#~ Now is the time to Invest. "^  'We have Snaps in Business and ^Resi-  dental Lots.     Cash or Terms.  ..-..������������._ ���    �����  Call, "Write or Wire  W, B. Rickards & Co.  MIDWAY, B. C.  A : : :  ' * i. ^INE'tlNBrOF.  i J *���' ' ���  -*1    . ; .'.       * ���  PfelSaM  v;-~  ^^^^^r^M^^^ism^- ?  iCo^U!s^^apt--o_v:W^  *�����'- ^-'^tt!'"':'rf':'^'V"'V:'  Sill  DRUGGIST,  MIDWAY, B.  , -ydZi'-fc-:-'��-'���'''���  THE  BANK  yOF:  ������-,- ..'���       ,.   EstablisUed-Tn 1836^.' '   ' .- "���   *..  ���ty,  v Incorporated by Royal Charter.  7 Paid-up Caplttl....... ..$4,866,666  "t; Reserve Fund... .......^1.460.000..  ��� ���',��;'y  ''.^" London Office:! i : j ��� *;; ; /  V ViJ.Cleineji.'-kl.ar'.e, Lombard-Street; E.G.  ft^-y-*     _4^,~ *'..-������-  Coort OP DiKECTbRS.:a  '  J. H. Brodie, John Jaines^Carter. Gaspard  Varrer, Richard H. Glyn, Hetary I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J. B. Kendall, J. J. Klnt's-  ford, Pred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallls.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st., Montreal  H. Stikeman, general manager.  : .;    . J. Elnisley, inspector.  ���.ryVy/J'^yy-Hih^' -������::  Branches in^anada: t.  London,-' Brantforil, Hamilton, Toronto,  Montreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec,-.St. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winni_>eig-, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax,: Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T.,.Greenwood. Atlin.and Beaiietty B.-C-: ���  -AGENTS in the.United ;States:#  '���Spokane���Traders' National Bank^ari'd Old  National Bank.. New .York���(52 Watl street)  W. Lawsort and 3. C. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco-^(124 San some .street) H. J.: Mc-  Michael and J..R;AmbroB'-'agents.   ���  ���j   Lonpon-' Bankers:.; ; ',. ���.- -    ; .  The Bank of England an'd Messrs. Glyn & Co.  .; Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool.. A stral.ia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartsred Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcaard.  Krausa.i Co.''- Lyo"ns---Credlt Lyonnals.  P.-ff.* SHORT. f-Uinger,. Greenwood *?B. C  Conveyancing-done. Information on  Mining- Properties furnished at reasonable rates.      ���;'���    .       ,..-,. :.->.. ���_���". ���"���������'  7 PRINCETON, B, C.  Horseshoeing and  General Blacksmlthing.  Princeton, B, C  BUTCHERS  Itil' .  t  Special   Attention    Given    to    the  Supply of    -      "'  Mining Camps.  i* �����Co  All Roads Lead from the  (I  HO! FORTHE  Similkameen.  Stagenow, running; from  iFairwiewto  Keremeos..  Iveayes Eairview on Moni^ys    ���..-���-,-  at   8   a.  m., returning leaves  Keremeos on Tuesdays at 8 a.m.  Ul. Bine, manager,  -'������  Fairview and'Keremeos  FULL, STOCK OF  GENERAL.^.  MERCHANDISE  Bt Keremeo*.  To  ����� //  , "S/- -  Copj^^Mountaiii,!  "Granite Cree,  Roche Riyer,7    .^  Ti^mcen,.  ;,:.Bi^Soo^and���.'-:'; '{7; 7  ^Nicola,  Rates Reasonable,  J.ohk H. Jackson, Sole Proprietor.  PRINCETON, B. G,  Martin, Harris & Co.  B. E. HARDWICK, BUSINESS MGR.  PRINCETON, B, C  Harness and Saddlery  Jit Falrvieu).  Fairview Drug And Book Store.  �� JOHN LOVE & CO. ��  DruMsts and Stationers  PAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  y~y-:.y.,. I .7#:. ���  #.:; ......  A  full  lipe' of   Drugs,    Stationery  ' vf'  Druggists Sundries.      7;  Prescriptions  Carefully Compounded  i. -i        ���-''..' --.������.'  The Job Department of the Greenwood Dailt  Times is now equipped with a complete  line of Wood-Type, suitable for  tbe I<aT_rest  Poster and  Color Work.       ���     :  There Is now no oCcaMon for seiidtog- this clas  of work to Spokane or the East.   Our prices  are Reasonable '.and Quality of Work  equal to that done anywhere.  Our Stock of Stationery  And Printers' Supplies is also complete, and  we have-yet further conslg-nmeittB  on the road.  GREENWOOD  DAILY   TIMES,  Copper Street, Greenwood.  XX J��XX x< v-  $p  THU GREENWOOD W$gKtY TIMES.  ���,���.-?-  n.nj  SiiWmfWmi.  THEMIMNGSUMMARY  Condensed Items of the Development  Going on Nearby.  THREE STRONG COMPANIES FORMED  Andrew Laidlaw uf Spokane Has  Interested  Considerable Eastern Canadian Capital  in Boundary Properties..  7 Andrew laidlaw of-.Spokane, who  has been . spending- the pSst:week'-'in  the city looking over the camps and in-  cidentaliy examining- into sites for his  proposed pyritic smelter, is responsible for the organization of three financially strong mining companies to  operate in the immediate vicinity of  this 7 city. The Quebec^ ��� Copper  Company, Limited; owning the Marguerite and Marguerite fraction clatins  in Deadwood cainp, "is capitalized at  $375,000, divided into 1,500,000 shares  of the par value of 25 cents per share.  The-Bengal Mining Company, Limited, Wning the Bengal, Badger and  Bristol claims in * South" Deadwood  camp, has a similar capitilizationi- The  Standard-Copper. Cpmpanj-, Litniteh,  is purely a development and.; prom'o-  ting 'company. .*" It has a capital of  $500,000, in half a million shares of the  par value of $1, assessable up to par.  This'company has already acquired  %the Standard claim, the."north extension of the Mother Lode mine in Dead-  wood ' camp. .Mr. LaidLavy\ is also  hayi'rig organized.a smelter, company,  to;build ana operate a sriielter in the  Boundary district on the'loder-pyritic  principle. ,Mr. Laidlaw will be in, the  city f6r a few days7 longer and will  tben , go t67 Leadville,;. Colorado, to  witch experiments at the pyritic  smelter in that city on Boundary creek  ores. 7 '���'."��� 7-  ..' Geprg-e H. Collins, resident manager  of the Brandon & Golden Crown Min-  .ing "company, was interviewed this  morning on the subject of of the proposed sampler to be'es'tablished in this  city. While he was in favor of haying  theyplant.::built' here, The. was not in  favor of giving it a bonus, believing  it should be erected oh'its merit. He  thought that tlidmines a^s a rule would  i sell direct'to'the dmelter. He admitted  tbat samplers in snch states . as Colorado and'Nevada" Were, of benefit to  building up:the;riiiriing7industry,. but  held that>.the ores there and the method  of min ing were vastly different to that  i w^ vogue* in.this district.  [��;."At a recent meeting held in   Ross-.  |land of the shareholders of the   King  ^Mining   company,    owning   the , Oro  Denoro.mtne in Summit camp, the by-  jlaws were amended: to   authorize the  lofficers to borrow moricy for the. pur���  {poses ofthie company.   The following  Iwere elected officers for   the ensuing  ile'rm:  -President, George R. Maxwell;  [{vice-president, RoSs Thompson; secre-  Hary_treasurer,    Thomas   ��� Anderson.  'hese,-,withf Angus-McNislj,'.-: Alex J.  McMillan fj.__d William A'. Corbett, con-  ttitute the board of'directors..1  *  One of the strongest: Canadian companies operating-in the Myers creek  istrict. is0i'the Colville. Reservation  Syndicate, with head'offices at Montreal. George, B. Mechem is the gen-  sral manager, and. the following the  [>ffic'eri: 7 President;; John W. Molsori;  rice-pifesident, IS. B. Greeiishields, and  E.- Cameron secretary-treasurer,  he syndicate owns dver fifty claims in  hat-cam p.~ and -;h asy under���bond-the  ell-rkriowh Poland China mine.  At the Athelstan both shafts have  been pumped out and the 90-foot incline  has been straightened up. At a depth  of 50 feet the work of drifting on the  ledge is in progress.  On the Hartford, in Greenwood  camp, the shaft has reached.a depth-pf  100 feet and drifting is in progress:777"  The shaft on,-the .Butcher, Bpy-an.  Deadwood camp is nearing the 100-foot  level.   . . __   I NEWS OF THE. RAILS MD WIRES??  Jt ' -.*.-'. ���'*���"-  ������*   --*; #���  ix**^***^***^**> ���>**���>-**��*-****^*��  ���Steel has'been laid on the Deadwood  spur to the last trestle on the other side  of the Sunset. Just across the trestle  a steam shovel is in operation cutting-  out a si'detrai-.k; for the Mother Lode,  and the materialis used; for ballasting,  the road7 It'will require'fully7a weeds'  work to finish.ihe road 4o}-the7 Mother  Lode mine and have it properly ba.l-,  lasted. . ' "���'  A ney rate on cpaj. ���betweeji:-L<eth-  bridge and Fernie and Greenwood has  gone into effect. The old rate from  ITernie to this city was $3.75 per, to.o,  the new .j��ate>_s $3i20, a'i-eduction ,pf 55  cents'; per ton. '.Bet\veen;^I_,ethbridge  aiid 1 his poin$;ithe {old,.'rite Vas^$^��35,  tH'e present rate is'$3.80, being a similar reduction of 55 cents per ton. The  rate   was ,effective.frbm the -first* in-;  stant. ..:*���:,.;  .'      -  ������-������ - .. .���-  ���*'- -"-        -. -  "'Commodore "Gore of the C. P. R." is  back again in Nelson, after making ah  irispection of "the Kettle river between  Mivlway and Curlew. The .commodore  reports that the river is deep enough to  float a stern-wheeler of very .'shallow  draught, of say 12 inches. The plau  to float down freight from- Midway to  Curlew wiil be adopted and suitable  barges1 built., -. ;This.,wilii.m��ani":much,  for Midway/as instead of Grand Forks  getting the freijght trade, for.Repubiic,-  it will go to 'Midway and from there  loadad into scows or >. barges jand sent  down the river to Curlew.  i  QUIEFEVENING    "  WITH (CITY FATHERS  The shaft; on7 the: :Siinset in Dead-  . ood camp is now down to the 200-foot  evel, all timbered. A station -12x16.  eet in' size is being5 cut out.; At  q samejevel the north crosscut .is in  l feet. 'When the station is finished,  nother crosscut will be started a't this,  iepth to connect with the Crown Silver  haft. , This willrequite 1100 of "work.  The'shaft "qo- the Crown Silver is  !}own 40 feet. It is 4)^x7 feet within  limbers. It will be sunk.300 feet? and  |b_8-inch timbers will be used all the  iray. :A gallows fratpe is - under coW-  Jtruction for the shaft. The hoist, for  Ihis shaft will be a 6j^x8 double cylinder "friction drum. Power will be supplied by the Sunset compressor. It is  [..pe.cted to have the.plant in operation  ritl>invtwo weeks. .' 7', 7  At.,the B. C. mine in Summit camp.  lhe two 80-horse-power boilers are in  Ilace and the foundation for the com-  Iressor is nearly finished. For the  law gallows frame and hoist a consignment of 50-foot timbers 14x18 inches in  I'ize has arrived from the coaat.  R. H. Hedley of Nelson, formerly su-  lierintendent of the Halls .smelter at  |he Kootenay metropolis, passed  Through Greenwood yester lay on his  Ivay to the Similkameen. He is interested with Paul Johnson in some prop-  f_rtie.s in that district.  From a reliable source, the Times  Learns that the smelter returns of ore  Jfrom the B. C, mine went $16.50 per  ton, leaving a net profit of; $11, after  fpaying cost of freig ht arid treatment  |at Trail.        _       ;  Development--vork has been resumed  [>n the. Free Coinage group in Green-  camp. ; ;The .old development con-  id ?�� a.48-foot. shaft.  Canadian Pacific-survey parties are  out in the Similkameen -district,'-locating routes for the .proposed extension  of the Columbia-. &. Western, frdi^JMid-  way.- The Star of Princeton says of  the surveys: " Ther.e is a(-great deal  of conjecture at the present time as to  the route that will finally be decided  on. It is jiVst possible" that the line located by Mr. Young's..party,7,vi.'i_;^One;  Mile creek to Aspen Grove vyill be.dis-'.'.  carded; 7and- orders,: Sviil:*be7ls^ed,'to-  find another rbute" via the Tulameeu  and Otter valley. * The line via One  Mile;creek shows! greater engineering  difficulties than^was jifii s| '��� though^ of ,i  ahd it is certain ;that-if: a feasiijle route  can be; found by Otter; valley that the  G. P.JR. Wiiifiiid it advisable ito adopt  it,, owing., to; the greater amount..of  business-ihey would derive^ frb_htile  rich mineral and agricultural ..district  such a line would traverse. -On'the  western section of the- line r.u-hning  from Aspen 'Grove to Spencer's  bridge' ;Mr. "Arnistrong's party is finding t' spiile 7; difiicuity in. r locating * an  available^"grade* from' the Summit  dowii to the Nicola river. They have  already located "a line via Quilchena  and are now busy trying;-tq findiasuitr  able crade in a :more direct route   via  Coi.trj^.'^.  I'-'"."---..-- <~;......-^.-..-..,;  Certaiti elements - iii. the-., press and  among [the.peo'ple of - the ..Boundary  country-"'are niaking'representations  against the freight rates exacted by  the Canadian .Pacific Railway Company; yhic.h.db-hot appear to be justir  fiedbytn'efactsrandthey^even^ go^to  the length of. lamenting the days of the  slow-going wagon aud muddy road,  says the B. C.'tLpndon,. JEJng.)iReview.  They urge that the Canadian .Pacific'  Railway, presented the building of; a  cheaper and more easily bperdtedrpad  into the United States by way'o'f' the  Kettle'river, and is novi: using its  monopoly to exact extortionate freight  rates. As ainatter of fapt7it;must be  jemembered that the Canadian Pacific  'Rallw*a_.'h-as been ;the chief factor iti  stimulating tlie establishment of Ipcal  reduction works, and the--testimony pf  mine-owiiers and- smelte'rm6h!a^ik'e.'is  that their treatment has been ihost'fair  and generous. For instance, Paul  Johnson of the Greenwood smelter expects .to be able.to smelt ore for $4 a  ton, with the aid of coke'and supplies  hauled-in. Qverythe Canadian Pacific  Railv^ayi^-A-company which equalizes  the'-cpst bf pi-odupt-ionpf the precious-  metadsin a pl^e like Greenwood, *with  Che besit re'sults ob'tSLinable/in the most  favorably situated smelting- 'centers,  may hardly with justice be accused of  sweating the mining industry to enrich its own coffers^^^^j^^^ -  THE PARIS EXPOSITION  TO OPEN SATURDAY  New York, April 11.���A Paris cable  says immense step^ are now being  taken for the completion of the exhibition to permit an opening on Saturday.  The ceremony will 'be very simple.  About 12,000 people will be admitted,  including the whole parliament, all  the ministers aud ambassadors, including Dr. L.eyds and the papal nuncio.  Corruna, Spain, April 11.���While a  priest was administering the:lastsacf  rameht to a dying man near here yes  terday, in the presence of his relatives,,  the floor of the room collapsed and the!  dying man and four others were killed  and fourteen were injured. _���.'-:.-' ���-'.-'*-.   '  At   Last  Night's  Council   Meeting  7 Biwiness V^as Put-Ttrputrh With '*'���'  ���'������-*' '^-' "'- '-'bi^patcfe;" yy- .  Business wa*s7'put through with dis;  patch at last night's meeting of the  city fathers. ... Acting ; Mayor Sutherland occupied the chair and" the only''  "absentee- among the aldermen was C.  Scott Galloway, who has gone- to Victoria. The council passed the finance  committee "report on the .payment ,of  the monthly accbunts;Tmade a propo-.  sition to R. L. Armit of Nelson to establish ,samp)ing,".works,- here;- .discussed the advisability _of-reducing  the police force, and closed *by. wisely  studying_'.the plan'.of tlie* cemetery  grounds ,with a vievy.pf seeing that all  that was. mortal of mankind was safely  deposited" again _ag.itri "mbiher.earth.  These duties-over an adjournment  was made/ It-was altogether a quiet  evening, ' with absolutely nothing' to  breaklhe.. monotony..    .;    :   T  '7./'V' ���"'' ."_':   COMMUNICAT_ON87  ���; Messrs.: L<ind & Smith, .the representatives of ;thc Anaconda .Company,  iw?btt'.-^rcbeptiri^.t_ie city's .proposition  to incorporate. Anaconda. within the  municipal limits. The engineer was  instructed to make an estimate of the  cost- of'. bringihg/ the water of Lind  creek into the city, and the city solicitor..was V instructed to prepare papers  forHhe incorporation. A; S*. Black," on  behalfof Robert Wood /and- Pringle &  Whiteside,, solicitors for the C. P. R.,  both asked.the city's immediate action  to ;the buildings of culverts>on Dead-  iwood,' Copper;; Government and Louisa  streets^ to carry , off * the overflow of  Boundaryicreek-v which at present was  injuring their client's property^ ��� The  letters were- referred to the city solicitor for advice. Medical; health officer,  Dr.'VScnbri. 'wrote advising that the  provincial government would pay half  Gbst7ofhe cbnstruction: of the isolation!  hospital and askitig-'for particulars regarding cbst|..that he might send same  to Victoria; Letters .filed. 7Greenwobd  Clarendon-Company asked for. permission to construct-, steps from sidewalk  to their hotel on-Greenwood street to a  proposed door. -Letter referred to the  street committee.'  ���,.���:     7'", - ACCODN-rS.  .fhe*5inance cpnTmittee^^"reported fav-  o.rapljr.jT0,11.; '.*. he^-'-fqllpyring. accounts,  whiclilwere ordered 1paid;j ��� I)rs!|; Jakes  & Oppenheimer,. $124; Maycock &  Keropa, $17; (Goupel���'*& THoldeni $1.75;  Mrs; Larkens, $14.40; R. -McVittie, $4;  Fashion livery stable, $7; Cameron &  Palmer, $31.?0; Columbia Telephone  Company7 $5.10; The; Miner, $6.50;, The  Times, $15;* Greenwood ' Hardware  Co_np-i=n-y". $3to.90; %.. H. Wright, $4.50;  Electric Company, $24.95; same company, for thawing out city water mains,  $250;';fbr/ligh'ting,;,-$58.05; !)_-_ Schon,  $5; Dr.: J;;Christie, $5; and Dr. Schori,  '$39.  SAMPLER.  ?>'i.  !7;Alderman7;Sharpe,  chairmani"'Of_i a  snpr.iai    rr.mm !.+*��*>     annnintM.��_f    fhA  '(  'comihitte'e appointeduat the  previous meeting to consider R. L.  kArjhit?i proposition to establish samp-  ing works at Greenwopdjc; reported favorably on the proposition, introducing in his verbal report copies of the  Times containing interviews and let-  .ets" published <from prominent mining  men bf the disiridt endorsing the  proposition. After the council as ; a  whole had threshed \ out the subject,  the;cityi��le_rk.was^inktruc^  Mr. Armit that 'the .city ^wbnld gr&xtt  him the same kind of bonus as granted  to the smelter company, vi?., 10 cents  a;toil vip"to!the'first!30,000 tons .treated  ac' his. mill. ,;In; other w6rds, $3,000,'  providing;r,that the: ratepaj-ers would  sanction the expfcnditure.' Every member of the board-was heartily in favor  in- gr4nt'i.nk.J;th.is bo^us, and if Mr'  Arraitaccepts the same it will go tp  the people for a vote. ;     -���   .-  ....;-,  ���-..'���;   CEMBTEKY. *777.      '. ,.,  Th'eVe appears. ,to,,be 'a chance of the  official'head; bi, bne'bf itbe ."city police  being' chopped''off', at 'nb'di'stant date.  It came'-at-out this'way ;��� .Alderman  Sullivan, onvmotioni asked*to have'the  board of police .commissioners make a  report-as to the number bf-meli necessary^ preserve law and, order in the  city at this time. ; He simply desired  to know-what, powers they had in the  matter, 'and if the city waa compelled  to * appoint 'such law officers, .as the  too'a.ra dieemed' advisable.  After. |the council had examinedj-ia  part.of the cemetery grpuhd and got  posted as tp where they might choose,  if they so desired, a plot; of ground for  individual as well as city purposes, the  me'eting'adjourned.'        <  **  "    *���"'  MINES AND PROSPECTS^  ��� ���. i:;;���; ;<)r myeirs CRfiEIC camp  Greenwood Capital Interested In the Mountain  . Chief���Strike on the Echo.'. i.; >���; / ��� ���  - CHESAW^i'i^pri^'y.-T^LSpedar.^,; the'  Times.]���Yesterday the correspondent  of the Times visited the claims of the  Mountain Chief .Gold Mining'& Milling company.; This property is owned  and .man aged b^ Greenwood parties.  There-are six claims in the group���the  Mountain Chief/ Mountain B03., Mountain "Maid, Mountain Dew, Kiti;hener  and Aihambra. They are situated  about a mile south of the Poland China  claim. The most work has been done  on'the Mount_tin chief. On this claim  there are two shafts, some 25 feet in  depth and the other about' 65 feet.  From this shaft ' there is a drift to  within five feet of the other shaft,  making about 135 feet of -work' on  the claim. The ledge is large and  well defined. They have cut through  it 12 feet. ��� Assays have steadily. it -  creased until at the; bottom of the: '65-  fobt shaft they will average $17, mostly  gold, with a little copper. Picked  samples; assayed $135. The, property  has" been worked all winter and the  company -vill continue development.  The claims are all heavily timbered,  and there is plenty of water. There  is also a substantial cabin near a  spring. '-:������������  It is reported that a rich strike has  been made on the Lookout mine and  that the assays are high.  The Lone Star is being steadily  opened up and the showings are very  gratifying." Seventy-five feet of work  wasdone this month.  John Mulholland, who returned from  California a short time ago in order to  develop the Carson group of claims, in  in which he is a half owner and some  claims of his own, reports a strike on  the Echo. :The Ecfio lies parallel with  the Carson. It?has a well'defined ledge,  which has been stripped for about 150  feet. There are two shafts on the  claim. Shaft No. 1 was sunk 1-istyear  and is 20 feet in depth. Shaft No. 2,  in which the strike was made,' is further up the hill on the ledge and on  April 5, at a depth of 15"feetJ- a very  large body of exceedingly rich ore was  opened ��p.  The Carson group, owned by Mr.  Mulholland and Bob/ Allison, consists  of three claims, the Carson, Oro and  Recb. There is about 100 feet of work  done on the ciainis, ;80 feet of- a" tunnel  and a: 20-fbot sha ft;. The ledge is:about  eight feet wide. The lowest assay  ever obtained ran $4, while at theend  of thetunnel they* were as high as$50.  -The Oro, which is on the west end of  the Carson, has.ai little different character of ore, carrying more galena and  copper. It is the highest up the hill of  he group. The ledge is if rom 20 inches  toJ3 feet in width arid crops on the  surface of the.claim'. for a distance of  300,feet. The assays run from1 $26 to  $8Q, mostly:g;bld7'It gives the highest  average assays of any claim on the  creek.--.-.-i.-;-'; ' "':' '"'::'       ��� -7\ -.-.��� ..  The Reco has -the ; richest ore: ever  discovered on- the7horth half. There  are two shafts on this claim, one 70 feet  in depth, the..other 25. They are ISO  feet apart, and the ledge "has been  ���stripped the! entire distance between  thetwo shafts. The ore is full of.'free  gold and "th'e rock' can be poundedaud  washedprbfitably7, Last winter a large  quantify;y. as stolen from the :mine.  The assays' run fromu$25 to $11,000.  On the.north of the claim lies theLone  Starandbn-the,south the Enterprise.  Negotiations^ .are. pending between  the pld.7lr;bnside.>...Company..and... the  owners of the Blue. Bell group ,f.or the  purchase o'f thai property. The prop-'  ertv is situated on _Myjers^creek, about  ;a mile and a. half from Bolster and  !abqut3i)0 feet from the1] boundary line.  It?was-lpcated iii 1896'i by?Mr. l^y'n 1'.  There are two claims,,the_Blue Bellai.d  !the Blue Bird;*7 Theiinost'of the work  has been done on the Blue Bell, which  has a ,50-fpot shaft. On the.Blue. Bird  there is a.' lOffppt shaft and1 *ap:Vopen  ijbut... /The..sjitface assays.were.$1'.20, at  a depth of ;9feet they were $8.50, while  the-las^v-assays agerage! $15.90, gold,  coppe'r^and silyer. It is a; copper prop-  bsitionkSnd .a mining; expert-.stated  ihatr.the."bre_was_very=similar..toithat of,  the-.AnacondaV.j- ���/..   v    v '���;    '���,  '   Greenwood Capital for Bolsler.  '7B8_iSTaR, Wash., April 7.���[Specia  to The Times.]-rOver! half,of the Bols-  ter'tbwrisite was.sold last evening to  Greenwood "parties. Full particulars  are nptyet obtainable. The cabin;of  %L. Walsh, manager of the Buckhorn  mine, was broken into last week and  all tne contents stolen. This included  the "contents of Mr. Walsh's trunk,* as  well as a large quantity of provisions.  .7 Death of Mrs. McAuIay.     \  Thefmany friends of Mrs. Thomas  McAulay were painfully shocked : to  learn of her sudden death in childbirth  at Midway on Satiitday evening. Mrs.  McAulay wae the first nurse in the  Greenwood hospital, and many have  grateful recollections of the careful  treatment received while under her  charg��. She was a sister of John  Hamill of Armstrong, who is well  known in the citv. ��� The deceased was  about 34 years of age. The sympathy  of the community will be extended to5  Mr'McAulay in his sad bereavement.  The funeral took place from the family residence, Midway, at 2:30 p. m.  this   afternoon   and   was   largely   at  tended. 7           ,    '  U;   AiHorrible Outbreak. -7;- :  ; "Of horrible sores on my" little  daughter's head developed, into a case  of scald head" writes: C. D. Isbill iof  Morganton, Tenn., but Bncklen's Arnica Salve completely cured her. It's  a guaranteed, cure for Eczema, Tetter,  Salt Rheum,! Pimples, Sores, .Ulcer  and Piles;_ Only _J5c. at JMiller's drjig  store. "'"~   "   Washington, April 11.���Senor Antonio Delviso, the Argentine charge-  de-affairs here, reported to the police  last night that his house: had been entered and robbed of jewelry approximating in value $5,000. .  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.        -.7  "WarEag-ie Mineral claim situate in"the kettle  :���      Ri\er. Mining-   Division of Y��le   District.  "Where Located :     la Camp McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's . Certificate No. B63S6, as  a^ent- - for ' William- Ytmkin,' Free  Miner's Certificate No. BS571,  intend  sixty   davs    from'the     date    hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for. a Certificate   of   Improvements,   for . the   purpose   of  obtairi'ntj a.Crown grant of the.above claim.  ' Arid ' further   take notice that action  under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate .of, Improvements.-  , Dated this 28ttt day of February.1900.    . ��� '   '  J. P. McLEOD.  Mineral Act 1896.  .CERTIFICATE OF -MPROVEMEWTS.  NOTICE.  "GEM" Mineral Claim situate in the Kettle  Ri\fer Mining Division of Yale, District.  "Where located:   Camp-McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free  Miner's .Certificate   No.  B6356,  as  ap-ent       for Hugh    -    Cameron,        Free  Miner's Certificate No. A18742, 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 tnat action   under  section 37, must, be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 2Sth day cf February, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL7 ACT,   18%.  Certificate of improvements.  '   ���       NOTICE.  ' LE ROI" Mineral Claim.situate in the "Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District-  Where located :' Camp McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that IjjJohn P. McLeod,  Free'Miner's Certificate No. B_356 as ageut  for James Copeland,Free Miner's Certificate No  B5567, 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 comme'need'before the issuance of.such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 28 day of February, 1900.  .        J. P.McLLOD.  MINERAL ACT,! 1896.    ,  Certificate of Improvements.  '      NOTICE.-  "DAISY FRACTIONAL" Mineral claim,  situate in the Kettle River Mining' Division  of Yale District. "Where located-: Camp  McKinnev.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  .��� Free Mi ners. Certificate No. 36356, as  agent for Duncan A. Cameron, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B5655,* 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 fhe  above claim.: .... .���";"������:-..'  And further take notice that action, under  section '37,'must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th.dav_of February, 1900.  '.-���.������',, 7-- :-,.,. ��� ~3'.,P' McLEOD.  ������_-'. Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  7:NOTICE.  ST. LAWRENCE Mineral; Claim, situate in  the Kettle River' Mining- Division of Yale  District.    Where   located:   In   Deadwood  camp..adjpijiing.the .Mother Lode Mineral  - --clame.   "'' ~" .'  TAKE NOTICE that I,. Arthur Murdoch  Whitesid-_,:as agerft for the Deadwood  Gold Copper company,. free miner's certificate -No. -__7'ri5, intend, sixty .days from  the date hereof* to apply td.the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Iniproyenients for the purpose -of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above  claim..- ���     ..-,.,.-���:  And further take notice that action, under  section 37; must- be commenced "before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  a Dated thislOttt day of Februarv. A. D. 1900.  189-9. . A. M. WHITESIDE.  ��� ^Mlrteral Act.l��96.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. . .-.    ..���.:;, .���'-,.;���.  COPPEROPQLIS  and MAGNOLIA Mineral  Claims, situate in the Kettle River Miniug  .   Division of Yale District;   Where located :  InCopper-pamp. ���-=��� ���  TAKE NOTICE that: I, George Riter Free  Miner'sCertificate No. B6585,. intend, sixty  days from the date'hereof, to' apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate ot fmjprove-  rnents forthe.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 llth day of January, 1900..  .   ..;,,-. GEQRGE'RITER.  _^77:__*_:N_i^ERAk_^^  7^rtiflcate, of Improvements.  \,\-       ....'  -." *   ,,'..'^NOTICE.  -. .  SYLVESTOER. K. Mitieral Claim, situate  in  Greenwood camp, Kettle Riyer Mining di-  Viston :of '"Yale  district.    Where  located:  .     North of aiid adjoining theClmeron mineral  . , .claim...-.-,-: -.-���  TAKE,NOTICE that I, A. M. Whiteside,  as' agent for L. I. Ostroski, free miner's  certificate No. 18596A, C. Scott Galloway, free  miner's certificate No. I_7777,J.' Circa,- free  miner's certificate No. B6350, P. W.. Dillon, free  miner's certificate No. 18597A, D. Moylan, free  miner's certificate No. 136146, sixty days from  the'dEte"hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder ; for a Certi ficate of I ttt pro vements for the  pnrpooe of obtaining a Crown Grant for the  above mineral claim."  Aud further take notice that action,: under  section 37,.must be commenced before the issuance of Buch Certificate of Improvement.    ���  Dated this 15th day of January, A. D. 1909.  '.���������- A.M.WHITESIDE.  -MINERAL ACT, 1896.    .  CERTIFICATE OF IMPR0V.EMENTS.  NOT1C.  QUEEN OF SHEBA Mineral claim, situated  in the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.      Where    located  , Deadwood  camp.     --  TAKE NOTICE that I, George Andiews,  Free Miner's Certificate No. ����� 7726 for  myself aud as ageut for Loria A.. Smith, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 157, intend' sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to tbe 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  Ire fore the is^  suance ofj-such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated*.tliis 3rd day of Januarys lSOJ. -  ���  ..'  .'������?���    GEORGE ANDREWS.  ;.:-.������     MINERAL-ACT, 1900.;  Certificate   of  Improvement.  .--.������. NOTICE  '���JOLIETTE , FRACTIONAL" Mineral Cla.m  situatc.in tli�� Kettle River Mining Division, of  '   Yale District.    Where" located :'   Deadwood  Camp. .:  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free' Miner's Certificate No. B6356. as  agent for John B.. Desrosiers, Free Miner's  Certificate No. L&W3. intend, ���sixty days from  the date hereof,1 to -apply'io ' the Mlninif  Recorder f<ir a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  'above claim. '  And further take notice' that action, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Iraprovemerrts.   ���  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  .   Certificate of Improvement-  NOTICE.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : In Copper camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. _��. Shaw as  agent for James R. Mc.Mackson, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B13556 and "William H.  MCMackson, Free Miners Certificate No. Bl3.:93  .intend; sixty days from date uefeof, to applv to  the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of "Im  provements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown.Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action  under  Section 37  must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20th day of November, 1899.  192 C. JE. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  TEXAS mineral claim,  situate In  the Kettle  Riv.r  Mining   Division of   Yale District.  Wh^re located :    Providence camp.  TAKf.   NOTICE   that   I,   Charles    Noble  Co'.lins,   Free    Miner's   Certificate   No.  19729a, intend  sixty days from date hereof to  apply, to t ie Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Itnpiov intents 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 snch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of Februarv, 1900.  192 CHARLES NOBLE COLLINS.  MINERA  Certificate of Improvements.  notice.  BENDIGO mineral claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining division of Yale district.  "Where located:   In Kimberly c-mp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661A, intend, sixtv davs from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining-a crown grant to the abov-  claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 8th day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TINTIC Mineral  Claim, situate in  the Kettle  River  Mining   division   of   Yale   district.*  "Where located:   In' Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  free miner's certificate No. 19510A, 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 tha above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of March. 1900.  ��� ��� :  I. H. Hallett.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BUTCHER BOY Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining division of Yald district.   Where located: ' In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  asajrent for the .Butcher Boy Gold and  Copper Mining compkny, limited, non.personal  liability, free miner's certificate No. B28965,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the mining recorder for a certificate of fm-  provemerits for the purpose of obtaining a-  crown grant to the above claim.  And further, take notice that action,'under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  -���. ...7- . NOTICE.  BALLARATv Mineral Claim, situate in the  , Kettle -River Mining division of Yale district.'' Where located: In Kimberly camp.  T*-*-AKE NOTICE that I, Isaac B. Hallett, as  ������ -J. '*. agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, intend to apply to the mining  recorder for.a certigcate of improvements for  the purpose gf, obtaining a crown grant to the  above claim.  And further take notice that  action, tinder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  tDated this 6th day of March. 1900..  ..-.:. ;���-. . I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT,  1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  -'__V'      NOTlPgr  XhTbere,' Syd M. Johnson and" Db.vdwood  -. mineral claims, situate  in the Kettle river  ' mining'-'division of Yale district.    Where  -  located.:., Deadwood camp.      .  TAKE.NOTICE that I. Forbes M. Kerby  as agent for Geo. D. Lcyson, free miner's  certificatea'Nd. B6472, 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 to the above  claim.':    ''-���'-���'..  And further take'notice that action, under  section.37, must be commenced before the is-  suance'of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.  ..    .. FORBES M. KERBY.  MINERAL   ACT.  -pi  Certificate of Improvements.  .   NOTICE.  RATTLE.R Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle- River Mining division of Yale district.  Where located:In Wellington camp. o  AKK NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for William Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 18680A, intend, sixty days from  the date' hereof, to applv to thc mining recorder for a certificate of fiuprovemeuts for the  purposfcrof obtaining a crown grant to tlie  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificateof improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March. 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  -.7 MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  7 NOTICE.  HAMILTON   Mineral  Claim  situate   in   the  Kettle   River   Mining   Division   of   Yale  .   District.       Where     located:        Kimberly  Camp.--  TAKE NOTICL that I, Mary o.irlaud, Free  Miner's Ceitificate No. 19632a intend  sixty days after date hereof to applv 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   comuieticed   before   the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated iuis27th dav of Februarv, 1900.  28-37 * MARY  GARLAND.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the License Commissioners for the City  of Greenwood, held after thirty days from this  date, the undersigned will apply, for a transfer  from A. Archambeanlt & Co. (formerly held by  Geanreau &��� Co.) to Bailey & Co. of the hotel  license of the Alberta Hotel.  A. ARCHAMBEAULT & CO  Greenwood, B. C, March 17,1920. i; tfflffi GRI&nWoOS WlSEKtY ��lMi&  ���aaaa.  TIIEBOAIM TRADE  Held Its First Annual Meeting Last  Kisrlit.  ALL   OFFICERS   ARE  RE-ELECTED  The Annual Resort Covered Many Subjects���It  is to Be Printed for General  Distribution.  The first annual meeting of the  Greenwood Board of Trade was held  last night at the city hall. In the absence of C. Scott Galloway, the vice-  president, D. A. Cameron occupied the  chair. Secretary R. E. Gosnell presented the report of the council covering the work done by the Board of  Trade since it became an organized  body. It was a lengthy report and was  listened to. with attention, as it covered a host of subjects. The chairman, iu moving the adoption of the report, said: " I think that all the members of the Board of. Trade can congratulate themselves on the work done,  as outlined, during the first year of  the existence of the board. I most  heartily congratulate the secretary.  Through Mr. Gosnell's efforts, assisted  by the president, the board has been  able to do a large amount of work as  the report justly shows." On motion  it was decided to expend the sum of  $100, in. having the report printed,  with other information regarding the  mines of the Boundary district, added.  The* report showed a balance, to the  credit nf the board of $17.  The election of officers for the ensuing term was very spirited, and .resulted as follows: President, C. Scott  Galloway; vice-prasident, D. A. Cameron, and secretary-treasurer, R. E.  Gosnell, all being re-elected. The  council of 8, chosen out ��� of 16 candidates nominated, resulted in a vote in  the following order: Ross, Kerr, Law,  Whitesides, Anderson, Caulfield, Wood  and Keffer.  F. J. Finucane, managerof theBank'  of Montreal, who is shortly to visit  Europe, was made the board's delegate  to the fourth congress of chambers of  commerce of the empire, to be held in  London in June.  The chairman then introduced L. G.  Wolfe, who appeared before the meeting on behalf of R. L. Armit, who proposes building sampling works at  Greenwood. Mr. Wolfe explained at  length the benefits of sampling-works  to a town and district generally. He  siid that it was a helpmate to a smelter  as also to the mine-owner, by being in  a position to purchase different characters of ore, which a smelter would be  unable to do. mixing the same, and  then in turn selling the product to a  smelter. Such a plant helped a district by purchasing small quantities of  ores for cash, which gave the prospector capital to continue development,  which, under other circumstances,  might lie dormant. The reason the  owners of the plant at Nelson proposed  to locate here, if- suitable terms could  be arranged, was on account of the  city's central position in thc Boundary  with the camps surrounding it on aii  sides. He was asked and answered  many questions about lhe proposed  plant and assured the meeting that if  any bonus was granted by the city his  ��company_werei_in_a...posjtion to fuIly  guarantee the performance of any contract they might enter into.  DEATH TO EXILE.  New York, April 12.���Under a Pretoria dispatch to the Herald, giving a  description of the fighting and the  state of feeling in the Transvaal capital a correspondent says: The relief  of Ladysmith and Kimberly and General Cronje's disaster.coming together,  caused the Boers to become panic-  *��? stricken and temporarily abandon  - Bloemfontein. Had Lord Roberts beet-  able to follow up his successes the war  might have been ended now, but the  British reached Bloemfontein utterly  fagged out and recuperation-necessary;  This afforded time for the Boers to  recover, and now the military situation  is nut necessarily more unfavorable  than two months ago. The fainthearted have been weeded from the reserves and the fighting commandos  are now composed of resolute men.  The decision to send the captured  Boers to St. Helena makes it certain  that the Boers will not surrender except in the last extremity. The average burgher prefers death to exile. A  military attache, who is much respected, thinks six mouths the lowest  probable durance of the war. The  Boers will probably continue to fight  even if they lose Pretoria, whicli is unlikely to occur for a long time yet.  LIVES   CRUSHED   OUT.  PiTTSBDRG, April 11.���A 4-story brick  building on the corner of Wood street  and Third avenue, occupied by Armstrong, McElvey & Co., wholesale  paint dealers, collapsed shortly before  10 o'clock this morning. A score or  more people were in the building at  the.time. Three injured and one dead  have been taken out at 10:30 o'clock.  Two others, who could be seen but not  reached, are believed to be dead. At  least 25 more are believed to be still in  the ruins.  Elandslaasrt and Wepner Monopolize  British Attention.  CANADIANS   DOWN    WITH   FEVER  Dr. Ryerson Cables That Eighty of the Boys  Are Sick in tbe Hospital at  Bloemfontein.  London, April 12.���Elandslaagt and  Wepner still monopolize attention. At  both places a series of indecisive actions  are occupying attention. The Boer report of the fighting on the 10th at  Elandslaagt avers that the advance on  the Boer camp was made with a loss of  only three mules and two horses, and  British losses must have been heavy,  as the bombardment lasted all day.  Nothing is learned regarding the  rumor of Colonel Baden-Powell's death  nor is there anything leading to show  how long the general advance towards  Pretoria will be delayed. In the absence of exciting developments public  interest centers upon the personality of  the new commanders and in suppositions as to who the generals to be sent  home will be.  The sailors of the Powerful are coming in for enthusiastic greetings, including those on their arrival at Portsmouth yesterdny, when young and old  women kissed officers and men indiscriminately as they came off the dock.  The Boer announcement of the re-  occupation of Smithfield by the burghers, just received is no news, as the  small British force at that place withdrew after' the Reddersberg affair. It  now appears that General Brabant is  at Alawil north, and that only a portion of his column is at Wepner.  Toronto, April 12.���Dr. Ryerson,  Canadian Red Cross representative  with the Canadian contingents in  South Africa, cables that 80 Canadians  are in the hospital at. Bloemfontein  suffering from an attack of enteric  fever.  DATES M FIXED  Nominations Are May 26���Elections  June 9.  OFFICIAL   ANNOUNCEMENT   MAbE  Martin Says Elections Are Brought on a Week  Earlier to Suit Convenience of Odd  Fellows.  Victoria, April 12.���[Special to The  Times.] ��� The dates officially announced are: Nominations May 26th  and election June 9th. The house  meets on July 5th. Martin explains  that the elections are brought on a  week earlier than intended to suit the  convenience of the Grand Lodge of  Odd Fellows, who are to be in session  on June 15th. This presumably is his  answer to the current rumor that an  imperative message from Ottawa  stirred the lieutenant-governor up.  Much satisfaction is expressed in  Victoria over the announcement from  Ottawa that the government has issued  an ultimatum to Governor Mclnnes,  ordering the latter to either dismiss  Martin or have the elections brought  on at once,  SIR WILFRID AND THE EMPIRE.  Pretoria, April 11.���A heavy cannonading was heard- this morning in  the direction, of Belfontein,   situated  midway between Windberg  and   Bo-  shof, in the Orange Free   State,   and ,  north  of Brandfort.     Advices   from'.  Wepner, where a British force is suf-j  rounded,   say   the   battle    continues.  About  1500 British troops are said to  be   there.     Advices   from   the    Boer  headquarters   in   Natal   say  a heavy  bombardment of the British is setting  in in the direction of Ladysmith, and  the federals are going back to their old  positions.  ABOUT THE WAR.  Ottawa, April 12.---The Canadian  patriotic fund to date amounts to  $236,088.  Naples, April 12.���A Transvaal mission accompanied by Dr. Muller,  started this morning for Milan.  London, April 12.���A special dispatch from Elandslaagt. dated yesterday, says: "Fighting was'renewed  below Elandslaagt this afternoon. The  Boers steadily advanced upon the  British positions. There was a continuous-rifle-fire--andi-^he���Boers!__big1  guns were in action.- The British replied effectively ? and after two hours'  fighting the British were checked."  New York, April 12.���Great Britain  has to a large extent stopped buying  foodstuffs for her army in South Africa  from this country, according to local  steamship agents. " Shipments to  South Africa are now confined almost  exclusively to hay, oats and mules,  with an occassionally larger order for  canned goods," said one of them to-day. " The war department say that  they could get corn and meats quicker  and cheaper from Australia, and since  then the shipments have been dropping off."  Pretoria, April 12.���-The Free State  Gazette publishes an order to the effect  that no person who has been nominated  for active service has the right to send  a substitute without the consent of the  landrost. In reference to the matter  of leave of absence, ihe Gazette says  that squads of 10 per cent of each command will be relieved for periods of  twelve days, their relief being chosen  by ballot. This is intended to meet  the wishes of the burghers desiring to  plant their crops.  Here is a brief clipping -from the  Catholic Register., which should be  perused by everybody, regardless-of  political predilections : "It. would  seem as if Sir Wilfrid had reserved all  his latent force for .the supreme moment which Mr. Bourassa's amendment led to, and the manner in whicli  he discharged the double duty of defending his government's course of  action and of winning the: house to  practical unanimity is the most powerful and eloquent eulogium that could  have been pronounced upon his patriotic and convincing address. The premier of Canada has. passed .through a  trying time; much has been said and  written that for the dignity of. the  country had better never have been  published; the people whom che loves,  and of whom he is the foromost- representative, had been traduced : and  goaded to the verge of rupture; he  himself had been the butt of every so-  called loyalist who thought his pen  sharp enough to indite a venomous  sjuib on the ragged lines of disloyalty.  Like the large, loyal-hearted man that  he is, and as now he is universally admitted to be, he bore all with fortitude  and manly forbearance; he bided his  time, arid when it came it did not find  him wanting."  CANADIANS   AT   BR1DST0WN.  Bridstown, Cape Colony, April 12.���  A column of troops, commanded by  Colonel Drury, late of tne Royal Canadian artillery and mounted infantry,  Yeomanry and Australians, arrived  here this morning. They found the  district traversed orderly and well-  disposed.  Renewed Demands.  Yokohama, April 11.���Advices from  Seoul announce that Russia has .presented to the Corean government renewed demands referring to Masampo.  Miners Union ball cn Easter Monday, April 16, in Miller's hall. Good  music.   Tickets, il.SO.  We. can strongly recommend this  Pump to those requiring its special type.  The extreme convenience of the outside  packed form enables it to be readily  packed and taken up. The absence of  the projecting valve pear etc. is a feature in avoiding-breakajfesdurinir hoist.  intr and lowering i�� the confined space  where these pumps are used. * It is fitted  with convenient suspending- hooks and  the piping arrangement* takes up the  least possible space.. Mining, superintendents and tliose interested tn Mining  Machinery would consult their interests  by sending for catalogne and quotations  before installing their plants. We  manufacture Pumping Machinery for  every conceivable duty.  HORTHtY ^���: T0R0SI0.0NT.  GUNLIFFB & ABt-ETT.  ,. Agents at Rossland.  MACKAY & WAUKEN,  Agents at Vancouver,  WM. SMITH.  P. G. Box 166, agent at Greenwood, B. C.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the License Commissioners for the Citv  cf Greenwood, held after thirty days from thin  date, the undersigned will apply lor a transfer  irom J. W. Nelson to Deem __ Co., of the hotel  license of the Pioneer Hotel.  3. "W. NELSON.  Greenwood. B. C, March 17.1900.  4n&&<^^  0����*#��0��*#*��*������<'<.��.#����. 4.��<>0��,��<.#3!.ft)(.��-t-����. <.##�����##��(#**.����**<.��������>���!���-!.*#*��#<.**��.<.*****,<.<.  J)EApWOOD�� the latest town to seek public favor, is situated in the heart  of Deadwood Camp- about three miles from Greenwood, and an e^ual  distance from the B. C Copper company's smelter, It is reached by a  spur of the Columbia and Western railway, It is surrounded by such  famous mines as the Mother Lode. Sunset, Buckhorn, aiid Morrison,  which of themselves assure a Large Payroll, but exclusive of these there  are a hundred partially developed properties surrounding the town,  many of which; will become paying mines, so that it does not require  very much foresight to decide that thi Town of ^Deadwood will have in  the hear future ra sufficiently large pa /roll to support a clt/'of some im'  portance.   For Price of lots and other particulars, apply|to  JAS. McNlCOL,       : Midway Agency,  Wallace-Miller Block, Greenwood,'B. C, W, Bf MGKARDS & C0���  Bote! Kootenay  . ...MISS K. SWANSON,  Proprieteress.  Headquarters   for   Boundary   Mining-  Operators.  ROSSLAND,  : : : :  B.-C.  WM. A. NICHOLLS  IW.  !  ���._  SD0k��ne, Waste. U. S.  FOR SALE. 7    ;  Otta j^eriai_Tramway Cable,  length  6,500 feet; with'bucketsaudifixtures  complete. ������.:;,.....'.  ; -.. :  Modern  Concentrator,  capacity    100  tons; makers Fraser  &   Chalmers';  45 K W Dy narno, Ledgerwood hoist  1 pair 16 in. and 1 pair 8 in. Water  wheels, and other plant. ,  The,above are" almost new arid in  good condition.   For particulars apply  to P.O.Box 122, Revelstoke Station,  B.C. - -..   -...-  ���FOR���'  Bar mirrors,     Plate.     Sheet  or Coloured 61a**/ .  Wall Paper,     Faint*. ;    Oil*,  Varnishes.    Room  and Picture Moulding*.   ���t��.  WKlTE'  W. F. Askew; Grand Forks, B. C.  Boundary Creek representative of J. W. Melb.  .Victoria, who carries   tlie largest Htockr '  ' bo ve'lines In B.C.'    As nearly all of iudp  L'oods are imported via Cape Horn Ihfechoe  fl eight excludes caKtera dealers'  OUR GUARANTEE-  -----   ��� ���We guarantee to.furnisha_betterCA^H^  than any other company and at a lower price."  (JUftoM? Cto$-.'(gUgttft-t  DAYTON, OHIO.  Address all communications to  A. H. WALtBRlDGE.S��las AffOnt, Vancouver, B.C.  R FCaates  & Co X  Contractors  ^Builders  House Moving a  Specialty.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT.  NOTICE.  "BARROW" Mineral Claim situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division -of Yale  District. Where Located : In Skylark  Camp.  TAKK NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George R. Naden, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 143S7A. lean P. Desrosiers, Free Miners Certificate No. B60fe, John  Laveax, Free Miner.s Certificate No. B6355,  Frank H. Parker, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B6150 and Earnest J. Livermore,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B6321,  intend sixty days from date hereof, to apply 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 snch certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 16 day of March, 1900.  53-67 I. H. HAI.I.ETT,  MIDWAY. B. C.  First-Class Accommodation. Best Brands Lipors mi Cifai;  THOS. McAUEyAY, Phopbihtok.  The Greenwood  Electric CompanyJQ^-r-'  Are now prepared to undertake the installing of lights  on premises of intending  consumers. Before any building is connected to the Company's mains, the wiring  will have to he inspected by  an officer of the Company.  All work must be done in  accordance with the. rules of  the National Board of Fire  Underwriters. Prices and  any further particulars can  be obtained at the office of  the Company located on  Deadwood street.  Greenwood Electric Co.  Greenwood, rB. C.  EsTAii-..f;'_ii__.'lK2.  Furniture H  Carpets  Linoleums;  Cork Carpet ii  Curtains  WaUpape <]  Complete House FarmsMngs.  A  large  stock:  of  Fine and   Medium  Priced Goods,in above HnesV  Send for Samples and Prices���fre*.  J.  I, D.U.I  ��niiim��mniiig��n��i<egiiminimn'

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