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 / 5��">. H *_.  "���"���nrSh  f  -��  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. VH.  GREENWOOD, B. C, SATURDAY, MAY 19,   1900.  19S     *\T  No. 36.  amrnmnmmifw^n  .5=  :8=  r*-!**  Head Office and Works at  BEXtEVii/^E; Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.  MINING  MACHINERY  ���f*tfi<$-f*��f*-^^'-^4f*^.'$  THE (JttAC (JltACHlNE Co., Limited,  Manufacturei-. of ���"'"��� jSk^K  Air Compressors, Roc Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines^Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc,    ���-���- -  Agents for Knowles- Steam Pump Works.  Our  Shops at Trail are most complete,  consequently we  are   in   a position   io handle  all  kinds of Repairs.    If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buying-repairs, then  USE   OURS.       / J. p. BYERS, M_.r.,Trail.B.C  C. P. R. PART!  Distinguished Railroad Officials Visit Greenwood  7iiimmmimimmm  Pumping MacMnericf#li^Hte.  ... v   .  - '  -.   -  '_ . %>V"  "  *+*��&  j^/To fnrnish Pumping-Machinery of various type-; for  all Mining- duties., *Our long- experience and up to  date   plant  and   methods enable  us,  to  warrant our  j&&y>r i   .   _ .    .   .      .....  WE ARE PREPARED  be  * &*fplea'sed^to "it  .-7 ;.:"_yNorthey.Mf!g Co. Toronto, OoL  CUNUPP i. ATU.ENT, Airenls at,Rossland.  MACKAY & /WAI.KEN. Agents at Ya.icou-.-si.  WM. SMITH, P.O. Bo* 146, Atreut at G_ee.iivi.od. B. C  M  Pi  i  g*Co.,    I  &  s  **  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  MANUFACTURERS OF  -*#  &  B  B  ittacfritiery.*  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS. Etc,  ������  ROCK DRILLS. STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM  PRESSORS ....  COMPI.RTI. MINE EQUIPMENTS  Or ALL KIlfDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN ROSSI. A.ND.  ||   ft, M. e. mcnally* Ho*��iand, B. G. W. R. Kirfepatriek. greenwood, B. C.    ^  r*UUiUiiuuUiiUiHUiiuiiu.iUaiUi.inuuui��it��ii<u��u��aiUUniuiaiiuaUiiHiiu*uiuu,uuii!2  eSIMOTiiet0:  -jt*  Alway^oo   7  H��nd ��t  Rossttpd Depot.  BUCKETS,    CARS,    ROPE.    SINKING AND STATION  PUMPS,   CHAIN   BLOCKS,   RAND  DRILLS   AND   l  compressors. f. R. MENDENHALL, Agent.  A : : :  FINE WNE OF.  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos aM Pouches.  j{38? RECEIVED.  QofyeU's Mftp qf .Wellington  Camp  $1,00,  I. ft.  DRUGGIST,  :   MIDWAY, B. C  fiotel Kootenay  MISS K. SWANSON,  Proprletereps.  Headquarters  ior   Boundary   Mining  Operators.  ROSSLAND,   : :  : :  B.  C  THOFIA5 & NEWC0MB  ...MINE AND STOCK BROKERS...  301-2 & 3 Ferowell Block, Spokane,  Wash., IJ. S.  We have  buyers* tor Winnipeg,   Brandon   and   Golden  Morrison.  Knob Hill,   Reservation,   Mt.   Sion,   Jim  Blaine, Princess Maud, Black Tail, Evening Star.  SEND YOUR STOCK TO US FOR CAREFUL ATTENTION  AND PHOENIX AND MIDWAY  Interviews With  Mr.  McNicoll and  Mr.  Marpole-New Schedule  Affecting the West.  t v��   _.vv*��*  v* v  ���  LIMITKD.  VANCOUVER. B. C. 733 Pender St   DD  Also NELSON, B. C  '     tt   ��   ��  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larsre stock of Balances, Furnaces, Kire  Clay (foods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, l'laUiiumUoods. Acids. Cljeuiicals, and ail  other Assavers' and Miners* requirements.   Sole agents for-Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea  Becker's Sons'Balances. Etc.   Catalogue and full particulars sent on application.  Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.   Catalogue and full partioulars sent on application.  Braim's Gasoline Furnaces and Gupel Machines.  A distinguished party' of Canadian  Pacific railroad officials arrived in the  city yesterday afternoon on a .tour of  inspection of the Boundary district.  At the head of the party was D. McNicoll, the second vice-president and  general manager of the company, who  came through from Montreal on his  private car Metapedia, accompanied  by his private  secretary, three  guests  ������jjindjv'Jam'es Osborne of Winnipeg-  general superintendent of the Westerrf!  division and several other eastern?  officials. Arriving at Nelson th'e ..party"  was met by thePacificdivisionofficial's  ���Mho.journeyed with the general manager oil his tour  here..   Mr. Osborne re-  jturned from Nelson directtpSVVjnnipeg.  7'The gentlemen composing the general manager's parf\j. v-.ere7Captaiii j.  j\V. Troup, Nelson, 'superintendent of  the  Kootenay division ;;E.;W. Peters,*  jNelsony assistant general freigh't-^  agent; E. J; Coyle, Vancouver, assistant   general   passenger  agent;  J.'G.  fSullivan, Trail, engineer of construction ;D.E. Brown, Hong Kong, agent  for China and Japan; F. E. Hobbs,  Revelstoke, master mechanic; J.; S.  Lawrence, Material Yard, train-master  C7.&. W.; G.   P. Gu.teli.us,  Nelson, e*i-  .gineer Kootenay division ; Robert  Kerr, Montreal, general passenger  traffic manager; R. Marpole,Vancouver  general    superintendent     Pacific   jdi-  ^vasian; -H.--T. Wilgress,--.;Nelson; C. P7  R. land agent; G. M. Bosworth, Montreal, freight traffic manager; W. Mac-  Innis, Winnipeg, assistant general  freight agent; C. A. Burnett, secretary  to the general manager, and Allan  Purvis, secretary to Superintendent  Marpole. Mr. McNicoll's private guests  were George P. Gait, at the head of  the Winnipeg ^wholesale house of G. F.  and J. G. Ga.lt; J. Johnston, manager  bf the Crow's Nest Coal company,  Fernie, and J. Hammond, an artist of  Sussex, N. B.  THE joukmhv.  ��� The car "Metapedia" left Nelson  yesterday morning and crossed the  river to West Robson, where it was attached to the regular west-bound:train.  Arriving at Eholt, a majority of the  party left the car and boarded a special  engine and went up as far as Hartford  Junction, where carriages were in  waiting, and they drove through  Phoenix, noting the improvements  therer*-and.-=came-=down-*-late-=-in - the  afternoon to this city, where tliey remained all night. The evening was  spent visiting the smelter and the  club. Early this morning the party  were astir and strain was taken for  Midway. After returning a trip was  made out on the Deadwood spur to the  Mother Lode mine and after luncheon  the party left for Grand Forks, where  they will be picked up by the regular  eastbound aud will spend to-night in  Rossland.  ATil,K   WITH   TH-.   MANAGKK.  General Manager McNicoll was seen  yesterday- evening by a Times man  with whom he chatted pleasantly for a  number of minutes. He said that it  was his first trip to Southern British  Columbia since 1891 when he visited  Nelson and spent five days there fishing. He had hoped to have visited the  Boundary before now but business had  kept him always along the main line.  Of the trip he said: "I have enjoyed  it thoroughly. Greenwood presents an  air of prosperity to the visitor that is  refreshing. 1 noted at once .how well  kept your streets were. In fact this  one thing has been a subject of discussion with the party. We look t<>  Greenwood becoming an important  mining and smelter centre. Naturally  since the company has spent such a  vast .sum of money in railroad construction throughout the Boundary we  are all anxious to know how the mines  will turn out. When they comineuce  shipping to the smelters we shall be-  satisfied. I can assure you that the  policy of the company will be to keep  pace with the mining development.  We are-going to do our best to encourage it, and just as soon as a mine  wants a spur and can ship ore. it wili  go in."   Asked if the company pro  pose extending the line in the near  future west from Midway, he replied:  "1 can tell you one thing, for some  considerable time past'., the.'company  has had out west of Midway'":.rid-in the  Siinill.aineen district parties of surveyors. They have been looking over  that section and making-report'-aud  when conditions warrant it tlie road  will be continued west." Mr. McNicoll said he had nothing.of interest  locally to announce. He asked a number of questions about the mines' and  camps generally of the Times man.and  expressed satisfaction at the information given him.  AN   IMPORTANT   ANNOUXCKMEN'T.  Another member of the party interviewed was R. Marpole, the general  superintendent of the Pacific division.  From him it was learned, and the  Times is the first paper to official ly  make the announcement, that the Imperial. Limited service will start front  Vancouver on June 10th.. At.thesame  time a new schedule will go into effect  on the southern branches, enabling a  through connection with Greenwood  by the Crow's Nest Pass line and the  Arrow Lakes steamboat service. .At  present passengers for Green wood  coming in over the Ct'��>y's Nest are  foreed to stay over night at Nelson,  Hind from western poi 11 ts.1',on ,the, 'inai 11  jjtiie over night at West .Robson. .Tliis  ���i.-ito be obviated by a change, hi the.  running time, and passengers will  come right through the sanie evening,  arriving at Greenwood, at 11:20 p. i'n.,  instead of in the afternoon as at  present. The outgoing train from  this point will leave here at 11:30 in  the morning. Regarding-the ballasting of the balance of the line between  here and Midway, he said that it would  be finished as soon as possible, but hot  in time to run any excursion there as  he had hoped ori the Queen's birthday.  THE CITY LOST  Judgment Given in Favor of  Rendell & Co.  BY  MR. JUSTICE  MARTIN  The Jury's Award of $6,500 is Confirmed by the Learned Judge.  Law Points Argued.  TODAY'S WAR REPORT;  British Army Has Entered the Transvaal.  '".. .''News Frora;Na.al.77-y';y,y ���  L.ONDON, May 17.���The war, ofliee  has the following from General Bill ler,  dated Dannhausser, May 15 :.V -.''The"  second division has reached , Dann-  ha��ser--and I - hope> that' iny'^dvanee  patrols are at Newcastle. The fifth  division is escheloned from Eiandslaat  to Glencoe, repairing the old Newcastle road. Several Natal farmers  are handing* over their arms; All reports agree that about 7,oOO of the  army passed north very hurriedly Mav  14th and lSth." '���."'.  _-_oxdon, May 17.���The closing days  of the drama at Mafeking .have been  marked by intensity of dramatic interest as unexpected as it is out of proportion to the forces engaged. The  news that the half-famished garrison  was not only able to repel an attack,  but to inflict such heavy loss in killed  and prisoners as reported in the dispatches from Capetown, announcing  the capture of Commandant Eloff, the  grandson of President Kruger, and 90  of his men, makes Great Britain more  than ever proud of Colonel Baden-  Powell's  little  band  and   increases to  _a_^__\___.__=_P_i��_L--___^^  their relief.  L,oni>ox, May 17.���The war office  has received from Robert's the following dispatch dated Kroonstadt, Wed-  nestay : "Rundle yesterday 'occupied  Meqtiatlings Nek and Modder Poort  without opposition. Hunter has entered the Transvaal, and has advanced  within ten miles of Christiania. Methuen has succeeded in reaching a point  15 miles, ou Hoopstead road without  seeing the enemy. Natives and local  whites have confirmed the previous reports of the disorganization of the  Free Staters. The situation here is  unchanged."  Pkktokia, May 17.���An official bulletin announces that the federal troops  stormed and occupied the forts around  Mafeking on Saturday morning, aud  the same night the federals were surrounded, losing, as far as known, 7  killed and 17 wounded and a number of  prisoners. The British casualties are  said to have been 50 killed and wounded.  It is reported that the advance guard  of the force proceeding to the relief of  Mafeking from the south was repulsed  Tuesday.  London, May 17.���A dispatch from  Lorenzo Marques, dated today, says  that Commandant Elofl", grandson of  President Kruger, with a patrol, entered Mafeking. Colonel Baden-Powell  opened fire on the burghers, killing 17  of them and taking Kloff and *X) of his  men prisoners.  LOMH-N, May 17.���In the committee  room of the House of Commons this  morning Sir James Kitson, Liberal,  announced that Mafeking had been  relieved. The war office, however. wa��  uuable to confirm the announcement.  A dispatch from H. C. Shaw, counsel  for Rendell & Co. in the damage suit  against the city, announced that Mr.  Justice Martin, al'ter listening' to the  arguments ou law points in the case*  had confirmed the award of the jury  and given judgment .for Rendell A. Co.,  with costs, against the city.  The case arose in connection with  the lowering of the Copper-street grade  opposite Rendell & Cd.'s block, at the  corner of Greenwood aud Copper  streets. Rendell A Co. had secured a  grade from the then city engineer, and  the block was erected on this grade.  Last year the*.council decided to do  certain work on Copper street, and the  street was lowered at least 18 inches  below the grade given to Rendell &  Co. The firm protested, but the mayor,  who had assumed direction of'the street  work, was obdurate a.id insisted that  the street should be lowered. Rendell  & Co. .then instituted legal pro-  ceediugs, and the case came up  in Rossland before Mr. Justice'  Martin and special jury. The- jury  award .36,500 damages, but before  judgment could be given, the judge  desired to hear the law points in the  case argued. This was 'done at Victoria this week when judgment was  given as stated above..  Miller Bros., owning the opposite  corner, have a similar suit against the  cityj^bi^tactipii-was.'defefred, awaiting  decision in the Rendell case. The  trial will now be proceeded with unless  the city take steps to effect a compromise.  There is more talk of au appeal, but  the consensus of public opinion in the  city is to the. effect that sufficient  money has already been expended in  unsuccessful'.litigation, and that the  wisest.course.is .tu i-mleav��u' tu settle  all disputes iu si 11 amicable manner.  -.BORROWED'IN AMERICA.'--.  France Gets Mm./ U  m-: United States for  Expusuiua txpenses.  Nkw YYikk,.May 17.���It is stated that:  i within; the   last   ti.n i.i ,:n   the bankers  of   Paris   have.   t:n'.-!i-!i   tne   Bank of  France, negotiated a."loan   of  $15,000,-  000 from New York bankers. This  money is needed to finance enterprises  incident to the exposition year in Paris,  The Parisian bankers tried in vain to  borrow money in Paris. They also  tried in vain to borrow money in Ber-  Jin.^Englaud_^had.iall__.she,.could_.doJitoi_  meet the expenses of the J3ocr war and  prevent industrial stagnation at home.  Russia had plenty of gold, but needed  most of it for her Trans-Siberian line  and other enterprises.  TELEPHONE CONSOLIDATION.  A change is to take place in telephone affairs in the northwest. Incorporation papers of the Pacific  States Telephone & Telephone Company have been filed at Portland ,'fhe  company is to have capital stock of  815,000,000. This is a consolidation of  the four principal telephone and telegraph companies on the Pacific coast  namely, the Pacific Telephone.& Telegraph company, the Sunset Telephone  & Telegraph company, the..' Oregon  .Telephone & Telegraph company and  the Inland Telephone & Telegraph  company. The latter is the one doing  business iu this city through the Vernon & Nelson company.  TRAIL FOJR MACKINTOSH.  Tkaii., B. ���(_., May 17.���[Special to  The Times.]���Governor Mackintosh's  meeting here was a great success. It  was very large and enthusiastically in  favor -of his candidature. The town  is solid for him.  Exonerated. j  Toronto, May 16.���l>r. Shephard  aud Peter Byer, charged with man-'  slaughter for causing the death of a  patient under their charge by placing  cancer plaster on his chest, which  caused death by the plaster eating  through the chd'st and lungs, have been  ! exonerated by the grand jury.  j Boilers Exploded.  1 St.     Pk'i'Kk^buki;,    May    17.    The  - boilers of a torpedo bout exploded here  yesterday, killing bii persons.  '-m THE GREENWOOD WEEKtY TIMES.  Cbc  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  11 unca:* Koss EmvoR.  SATURDAY, MAY .l��l", Witt,  OPINIONS   OF   THE   EAST.  Eastern I/iberal newspapers 'who  know Martin are not at all enthusiastic  about his candidature. The Montreal  Witness recently published the following scattering condemnation and the  Toronto Globe re-prints it in full:  "Mr. Martin's policy, is, of course, a  demagogue one, appealing to thc provincial prejudices of the people of British Columbia as against the Dominion  aud Imperial interests, to the interests  of the minors as against the mine-owners, and to the prejudice.-, of the I'.-iro-  peans against the Asiatics. His policy  includes Government ownership of  railways, which is perhaps a good, but  is as yet an impracticable measure;  construction of a new railway from the  co;ist to Kootenay mining districts, a  policy intended to catch the electors of  Kootenay district and the coast; exclusion of all Mongolian labor, which  is in contravention of British treaties,  and cannot, therefore, be enacted; resistance to encroachment on the Provincial rights of British Columbia by  he Dominion Government, a d-jcla ration of war against 1 he Imperial and  Dominion Governments for keeping  British Columbia legislation against  the Japanese within the limits of the  treaty obligations, and an eight-hour  labor day .to catch the mining vote.  There can be no doubt that this policy  ���is popular with th'e unthinking classes  who arc strong in.numbers in-British  ���Columbia. And it is quite possible that  -vit'i Mr. Martin as-premier serious  trouble maybe caused to all Canada by  his rnlership. It i.s one of thc dangers  of our system of appointing political  partisans to governorships that now  and then one of them occasionally,  from political prejudices, .uses the  royal prerogative as thc Queen herself  oi* the Governor-General would not  think of using it."  we think the. report in   the* Vancouver  World of .the  Tvfartih-Cui'tis Jmeetiug  here takes the cake.''  In   twen*|y-threfe  lines.'devo.ted.to*' a report of  what Mr.  Duncan Ross is "alleged to  have; said,  j there are over  twenty-three   misstate-  i ments, not the least of whicli is one to  ! the  effect   that   Mr.   Ross  called Mi*.  j Martin a   government  wrecker.    Any  i one wlio was  at  the   meeting  will remember that it   was ���: Mr. Martin-hiru-  I self who claimed to have  been  a  gov-  eminent wrecker and a successful one:  Another  point   made  by   the World  report is  that Mr.  Ross "declared  he  would  prefer   J. Roderick  Robertson,  mine-owner, to John . Houston, a laboring-man's friend.    Mr. Ross said nothing of the kind; but what   he  did, and  did successfully, was to show lhat-Mr.  Joseph Martin staled at a public meeting at Ymir  that  he   (Martin)  would  just as soon see   Mr. Robertson elected  as Mr. Houston.    We don't think it is  much use trying to correct such a palpable  liar  as   the World is, but  it  is  just as well to let tht: public know what  we think  about   our   mendacious contemporary.  WHAT'S  IN A NAME ?  NO    PARTY   LINES.  The best element of Victoria Liberals pursued a sensible course last night.  They met the best element in the Conservative party and then and there  decided that their lirst duty was not to  pari}* but to country. They.decUledthat  it was more in the interest of the province to release it from the clutches of  Martin than if was to exploit party interests. They forced the candidates  opposing thc Martin government to  adopt a similar view and in the city of  Victoria there are no party politics  "but Liberals and Conservatives have  united with one object in view���the destruction of Martinism.  There is nothing in Martin's record  nor in his platform which calls upon  Liberals  as a party  to  support him.  Martin considers himself stronger  and of more importance than the  Liberal party. At Greenwood he made  his position clear. He declared he did  not want the support of the Liberal  leaders, it would do him more harm  than good, He was running on his  platform. I/ib^rals~Svho~b"elieve"that  a season of Joe Martin would prove  disastrous to the province are bound  by no party lines to giving him support. They are perfectly free to vote  for his opponents.  Mr. Cotton has appropriated the  name of "Provincial Party" for the  remnant of that great combination  formerly led by Semlin. We say "appropriated." We believe, however, he  has stolen it. At the-last general election, when federal party lines were  suggested to and refused by Hon. J. H.  Turner, he called his party, in lien of  a better name, the "Provincial Part)-,"  and their central committee rooms at  Victoria were so labelled. The matter  is, however, of very little consequence  in itself, because a party led by Cotton  means F. C.-Cotton all the same as a  part)- led by Martin means Joe Martin.  A man down in Georgia was asked  what he would call his baby. "Durned  if I know," he replied; "we've used up  most all the good names we. know of  on the dawgs." The great difficulty  at the present time in designating  parties is the number of them iu the  lield, a condition of affairs which forms  the only logical argument for straight-  party lines.  MACKINTOSH CANDIDATURE.  As has been announced, Hon. C. H.  Mackintosh has returned 'from the  east. According to the Rossland papers  he was accorded very enthusiastic receptions both at Trail and Rossland  upon his arrival. It is understood that  he will, now .enter upon the canvass  with great vigor. He. will speak at  Rossland tonight and at Trail tomorrow night, and will then come into the  Boundary. Jn all probability he will  speak iu Greenwood on Thursday  night, although we have no definite  in formation on that point. ��� The  people of this district, whether unanimously in his favor or uot, will be  very pleased to see and hear Mr.  Mackintosh, and he may be assured of  large and respectable audiences and a  good hearing.  THE VICTORIA CROSS,  NO LICENSE LAW.  c The discussion upon' the disallowance of the Liquor License Act of 1809,  has developed the fact that there is  now no liquor license law in force in  this province at all outside of municipalities, and that any one who sees lit  can sell liquor when and where he  pleases so long as he keeps outside  municipal government. This curious  fact is caused as follows: The former  liquor license act was Chapter 122 of  the Revised Stbtutes. It was repealed  by Chapter 40 of the statutes of 1899,  which substituted a new scale of fees  for those in the old act, but did not  provide for licenses, that whole subject having been dealt with by Chapter 38 of the same year (1S99) which  Chapter 38, is now disallowed. The  question of the granting of licenses to  sell liquor is therefore in the sa.me position as if no'legislatiou at all had  ever been passed upon the subject,  with the result as stated above, that  any one who may see lit may sell liquor  any place in the province outside of a  municipality. Thus is exemplified,  another of thc beautiful uncertainties  of the legislation for which Hon.  Joseph Martin, thc Attorney General,  is responsible.  Dispatches from the seat of war announce that Rev. Father O'Leary, with  the First Canadian contingent, has  "been���reeom mended ���-^for^-the���-V-ictoria.  Cross for heroic conduct on. the battlefield of Paardeberg. This good priest  is much belcived by the regiment.  Though sixty-eight years of age he  stood the arduous journey to the  battlefield and during those trying  days before Cronje's surrender was always in the firing line, ministering to  the wounded and dying? When the  history of the war comes to be written  there will be told many tales of gal-  lantry aud heroism, but none more inspiring than that of the noble Father  O'Learv.  EDITORIAL   NOTES.  AT Reyelsloke the premier told his  audience that when he was called on  to form a government he asked Mr.  Diuisniuir to join him. At Kaslo he  told his audience that he could not a.sk  any of the members of the old house  to join ihis government because they  had all taken part in the demonstration against the ''lieutenant-governor.  Yet Mr. Dunsmuir was one of these.  There is this peculiarity about Joe  Martin, that he does not care whether  his stories hang together or not. He  assumes that tlie people are fools and.  will not take note of any discrepancies.���The Province.  A   LYING   REPORT.  For an example of  downright   lying  aud   deliberate  falsification  of facts,  AT Kaslo Premier M'trtin said of  Ralph Smith, M. P. P., that "he believed Mr. Smith had something to do  with the labor, organization in Nanaimo." Oh, cheerful Joseph! He  might have asked Mr. Curtis, wlto  would have informed him that Mr,  Ralph Smith is president of the De-  minion Trades and Labor Council and  is known  from. Victoria to Halifax as  one of the most prominent and independent: labor leaders in tlie Dominion,  We: gave -Mr'; .Hartin credit for more  tact than to endeavor to discredit Mri  Smith's "position in the labor world.  IT is understood that John Kean is  going to contest the Slocan riding as  the "business man's" candidate, and  some of liis Conservative friends are  trying to force the figl.it on those lines  against- Bob Green. Such a course, if  adopted, would be suicidal. Bob Green  will- have ,a' walk-over in. the Slocan.  He is-.even more popular than he war-  last election, and certainly Kean is  not a stronger candidate than was  Retallack, Kt-an is probably a good  i'uan in many ways, but no man in  Slocan riding can win with Green in  the field.   -; **   '  This is the Vernon News' -comment  on W. J. Snodgrass, who is the Martin  candidate opposing Price Ellison :  "Mr. Snodgrass was formerly an  American citizen, having spent most  of his life ill Oregon, where he was at  one time a member of the state legislature. A few years ago he came to.  this province and engaged in the sawmill and hotel business at Okanagan  Fallsi Later on he became proprietor  of a stage line between Penticton and  Grand Forks, which he still continues  to run. He is said to be a fluent  speaker and an experienced campaigner, being well, versed in American political methods."  Tin:'!'i." is a growing idea in Eastern  Canada that a good many of the  Canadian hoys who are now soldieiing  in South'Africa, will either remain in  that country in good : government positions or will be-taken into the Imperial regular army as officers. Those  Who come out bf the fray alive and  well will deserve the best that is going,  but "at the same time we cannot help  thinking that the laud of their birth  offers as good opportunities* as can be  had in the world.  "What could .have been settled for. a  couple of drinks at one time will, now  cost the city-not' less than- $S0O."���  Alderman Sharpe's remark'-at the city  council session, re arbitration with Mt.  Ostrosky, and the alderman has been  doing his level best to close up the ai-  fair and settle the arbitration on an  amicable basis: Let the rest ot  the cases ' be settled fairly to all  parties aud this endless and costl)  letigatiohcea.se.  An exchange says that a good many  of the electors attend the Martin  meetings for the purpose of seeing  -with their eyes the wonderful Joseph.  But if this is the case, how immense  would.be the crowds that would! attend  political meetings just lo catch a  glimpse of the erstwhile finance min  iste>-, Colin 4- #''''.e'"���? ^/veu a 'l"iie  miisennj y.��}.!4 !fla.ke Mo f}.��??e>' ex"  hibiting hi'T*.  Mi.'. DI.-.NK in Moi'tj. Yale is'opposing the present goyej-rjiiferjf: tooth and  nail;. ami yet Mr. Deane is a liberal  of the Liberals. Mr. Wells in JSjorlh-  east Kootenay is another anti-Martin  candidate. He, too, is a Liberal,  Strange fli^-t .there are so many  "traitors" in the rank.!..  ^-John^Housto.trsliwJd^^^eiec^^ted tlie  next member, for the Nelson distiict.  He has ta.keti advantage" of every opportunity to promote the beet interests  of Nelson. Strong in his opinions, the  electors can return him confident that  he will never sacrifice their interests.  At Midway ;ony the Queen's  Birthday.  LIST OF PRIZES OFFERED  There Will Be Horse Races. Bicycle  Races, Athletic Sports and  Other Events.  f.0  2.  Midway, May 14.���[Special to The  Times, j-���The committees .in charge of  the Queen's Birthday celebration were  hard at work all day yesterday receiving reports and settling upon' ii  prograihrn'e of attractions. A partial  list has been obtained by the correspondent of The Times, covering the  athletic sports, bicycle races and horse  races. Arrangements have not yet  been completed regarding baseball,  football, cricket and, other Imat'chesi  These will be announced justaVsooiV  as decided upon. Thc Greenwood brass  band will be in attendance. The following is a list of events and prizes as  already decided upon:  llOh.l     !<\l_!S.  Tiee foi All li.ilf mile .mil iep_.it     SlfK)  l'l.l" loi  All. oftO .i.lkIs il.tsh "        ""I'  Wiiiiipis  in  .ilimt'  i a_t's , l>.u i ml  uoni all .iiliei noes.  Ijiicil l_m-.i". <>ul\ 1-.   in ile ami   le-  t_-_at-        * ���:. .'---.     . *~,  '" iildlc liois.s MX) \ .u.W dash  Urns' |jD.i\ Lite, 1-4 mile <l.i-.li  No.i'li. i.-i-'n 1-2' nulii  TiuUm*.   sin^ii* <lii\i*i  ami 4-\\li...'l  ii|_ -  ��nti_iin.. let s (oi ib.)..* ilu- IU  p-M 1.(111. of pin -e. e._ep! inn Iin.".  |.im\ mil Xovelr. i iu-., toi wliiuli  UlPM* is im i iili.uici- |n.  Bic._r.i_   |< .ci s  fice fo. all li.ilt i.i ilu :ii|il iriJ-uL  linn nice ti_i��5 \>,-x cpiu <it pufu.  Hall-mil.   il.is.li  Wniiuis of lust uice l).i| led.    ]_n  tranci- li_f, SI,i.(>  l.-ulios" luce, lialf-mile dash  _\o eutl.iu.c tee  c*i l'1-R \r   SPOK I s.  Kutiiiiii<f Ioiij; jump  Running In^h   jump  Men's loin i_icc IOii \anls  IMPLYING THE SYSTLM.  $fiie VerEJbq^iaci 'f.Welson  Teleuhone fCom^-tny  3:t3   ;S' |�� '9* ;wcir"k-      - -k  n-:^he.iyei^<DnSnnd Nelson, Telephone  company have been making a number  of"improvements in their service in  the Boundary district. Today their  men expect to -finish tip-the^tringingr-  of another, line ;.f wire between  Phoenix and this city, making four  wires in all. ��� At the local office there  has been put" iivii SO^wife cable, with'  connections and a new switch-board,.  Between Grand Forks and Carson the  company will at once stretch a wire.  At Phoenix they are arranging to put  in a number of .phones just as soon  .as they arrive. They.;...have already  put win -conSections with;- a-' nt'iin-*  ber.- of. ,the |big milling .properties-  around' l^hoenix inciticling Wellington camp. George C. Hodge, "the district manager, who has been-making  Greenwood his headquarters for practically the last thi'e'e'mouths, personally  supervising thefwbrl. nf improving the  system, says that the increase in his  company's business throughout the  district., has been excellent,, considering limes. His "company will continue  toimprbve the eii tire system and keep  it always in -the.'���.best shape possible.  The'., following :aVe;.::'the approximate)  nmuber of .phones in use along the  line of the Vernon & Nelson company,  which does riflt 'i nclude the system at  Nelson or throughout the Slocan distiict: Rossland 220, Gieenwood HS,  Giand Forks 90 and Trail .".O,  40  25  io  in  20--��  is  Id  Is  IS  1��  50  10  111  A WOMAN'S PLEADING  To May 2nd, the total cost of -the  war in Soutli Africa, as reported by  the financial secretary of the treasury,  was ^'116,250,000 sterling.  CLOSED THE SEASON.  Al force of carpenters" is building'a  vN.|_sectioil l'ol,se at Hartford junction.  />^ Su  The Alhambra Variety Theatre Will Be Fixed  Up for the Fall.  The Alhambra variety theatre closed  the season Saturday evening, and  during the summer months will remain  closed as a variety house. A good  audience greeted tbe. last performance,  the particular attraction of which was  a tjoxing bout between Delphos  I^aureiice, the amusement manager,  and "Kid" Jaryo. It was to have been  a 10-rotind go, but it lasted only live,  when Laureijce gave the fight tp his  opponent by refusing to coiitiniie the  contest on account of a. badly swollen  right hand and wrist. Referee Andy  King consequently gave the decision  to the -''Kid,'" though if I^aurence. had  stayed in the ring another round it  w.duj.d have been his light, as on two  differe.n.t.occasions earlier in the bout  he had hiSj..man going. It was certainly the warpiest bout of the season,  and the patrons...got their money's  worth. Tiie Alhan^bra Theatre and  Hotel company will keep the hotel part  open. During the next iyeek.-.-4-.so.Mr.  Fletcher, the owner of the buildyjigvis  going to have the same thoroughly ''repaired inside and out. It will be fixedy  up.and.painted, aijd until the fail st;a:  son the theatre portion yvill be used for  travelling companies.  Caused Lord Kitchener to Nullify His .Com-  " mande'r's Oiders-  Nisw Yoitrc, May 15.���A batch ot correspondence from the Ivondoii oilice ot  the Associated Pre.s contain-; the following. "While Lord Kitchener was  engaged in suppressing the Piei-ikd  rebellion he ordered the destruction of,  a certain farm-house. Not seeing any  ut his oider-. being carried out,*he lode  over with his s>tafl and found an interesting situation. In the dooiway cd  the doomed tarm-hotise stood a pretty  young Dutch maid, her hatxls claipiny  the door-posts and her eye.s Hashing  tire 11 mu beneath her sun-bonnet. The  Iiish sergeant in chatge ot the paitj*  ol destruction was vainly endeavoring  to persuade her to let him pat,:, in, bu!  to all his blandishments of 'Arrah,  darluit; wisha. now, acusha,' etc.,  the maiden turned a deaf ear,  --.lid a deadlock prevailed. Lord  li'iteliner''-, sharp " What's this ?'" put  a cliin:|X to tlje scene. The girl evidently feared that this was the dreaded  chief of staf^ and her lips trembled in  Stpife of Iferself. Kitchener gazed  sternly at her st^ndii-g tp-avelj though  tearfully there, apd turned to his military secretary saying, "put down that  the conjmatider's orders, with reference  to tlje destruction of Rjgtylman's farm  cot)Jd i)oj. be-carrjed~out "owing to unexpected opposition." forward men !"  Tliis* is yoifehed for by C. A: EdcMuUeri,  an engineer repently returned from  the scene,  I.'JTO OF THK HAILS AND TOES ��  Or    '������'- *>  *>*^t^-**^*^'t'*W'^*��#^#<t***^i>'*'�����!<-��'  perintendeut R. Marpole . of ��� the  Pacific division is expected here"b*efore'  the end of the week.  F. J. George and J. Morgan, two  C. P. R. surveyors, arrived here yester-  dav on their wav'to,Phoenix.  It is reported that a party, composed  of prominent eastern officials of the C.  P. li., will visit Greenwood and district about Thursday. . .  Roadmaster H. L. Johnston hopes tp  have his home finished  by tomorrow  wjjen lie wj.ll nipye in.    It is oue of. tlie  ���-.e^test cottages in the city.  The decision qf the Chicagb-St; Paul  lines to meet the.Soo line'..cu. pii..westbound home-seekers' excursion ticketa  threatens to .bring"a serious rate -disturbance.    ���'.."���-.''     : '     ���;    ;:',-���':  A;iother-change in the time, card;6f  the Columbia aiid-.NVeistefn is shprtly  to gq into effect.' By' tbe't'jropb.secrnew"  arrangement tlie incoming passenger  will arrive at Greenwood q.t 11 p. in.  ^tnd will leave in the morning at 11.  This schedule will allow a thrqugh  co'unectioti over the Crow's Nest Pass  dine, instead of passengers, as now,  '-*pei"d��i*g-*he night at Nelson, and wij.1  also permit di'i-ep,t��^nnectjpn with the  ^Vrrovr lake boat service. .7,'   *. .   .  THE SIMILKAMEEN,  1      I v f  '  Ll -il,   " _ " .ilii -J' JIJ���L ���_ " J. J  All Roads Lea4 from tlie  LL (I  To c (i r- ..  Copper Mpuntaih,  Twenty Mfte,'  Granite Cfee,  Rocne River,  Tulcjmeen,  Big Sqo an4  Nicola,        ���   '  Rates Reasonable.  TOIIX  ll.'JAQKSOX,   Sot<H  PROl'R-nCTOll.  PRINCETON, B. C.  J   M-_L.  J. WAIT  ?f\r  fi  A  I  0  9   1*  Kerenneos- is-theCenter-��Lthe  Simialmeen Mining" Belt,  First - Class Accoiiiiiiodatioii.  EVERYTHING MEW  ANDW TO DATE,  Rates Reasonable  p[  BUTCHERS  fiflf.  Special    Attention'   Given    to    the  Supply of 'y   -  y . . _ �����    >*.r    r  f7  II  Horseshoeirip: and  General Blackgniitliing,  Pi-incetpn, B, G?  Ll  Martin, Harris & Co.  IC. IS. HARD WICK, BUSINESS MGR,  PRINCETON, B, G *  HOT FOR THE  SimilHameen*  Htage now miming lYoni  Fairview t��  Kerem��0$*,  Leaves ^^jrview ou Mondpys  at 8 q.. in.| letti-'ning lpqves  Kereineoson Tuesday sat8 a.m.  W, fiiwi* manager,  . . P-viryiety ^r-d ."vere-pieos  *     ���     *  FQt.^ STOCK OF . , . ,  GENERAL  MERCHANDISE)  Jit ^ereifieos,  Harness and Saddleryj  Bt Fairview.  Fairview Drug And Book Store!  �� JOHN LOVE & GO.  Diuggists and Stationer;  b'AIRVIEW unl CAMP McKINNEY.  #    #    &  A   full   line   of    Drugt.,    Stationerj  Druggists, Sundries.  Prescriptions   Caiclully Compounded  The Greenwood  ���- *.. .- .*  Electrjc Cpmpny.^^r  Are'noyv prepared"*to unde*:i  take the jnstalljpg of ligh��  or- pi emises of inten.riif}|^  consumers. Betore ^.ny huU.  ing is connected ^o j-he pp,t*-J  "J.-.fly'* ��n-*ins, the ^inflF  --yjH tiaye tp bpiii^pected. b]  ���.n pfficer"q{. the Compatij!  Ml wqvHmust .he dane if  <.cpQrf4c.ncer with the th^s  the National Board of Fii  . .... TUnderwriterB. .Prices aai  ��� any ftirther particular-, caj  be obtained at the office  the Company located ��� oi  . Deadwood street.  Greenwood Elertric Co.  Greenwood, rB.  ;.��� FOR���  Bar mirrors,     Plate,.    S'i_e��  or Coloured  31as$,  UJatl Paper.     Paints,  Uarnii-bcs,   Kooik  P^cliiW: 'm^ulditi^  '        :       'WTB.TTTP      ' '    " *  and  Oil*.  ���td  w.  WR.1TE  \vi::-| I-  ^.: iVs^.E-.y; Granc| Fpfks, fj. C.  Boundary Creek represeiitativ- of J. iVf. Me}j,i  f Victtn-ia;' wlio carries the-l&Yfj-est stockrl  bove'lines pi B. C."   As  riearfy  alt'ofiuofl  yoods  are--imported  via Capt   }_orn thecho|  f.reig-lit excludfes easlern ilealeis-  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend tc  pply ti. tlfe boai-dol license' comijii'ssiiiri'ers o'  he'Citv of Gi'eelhvodd 'al'their-fi^st' ul.etirij.  ���' 'or ifll^iifi  ow.  ...     P^ei  Dated 15th.'da.y April, 1900.  "'"���'���' ' LOUISBOSSHARTI *%�����-  THIS GRDBNWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  3  A big strike . has been made on the  Butcher Boy. -mine, in Deadwood  campy Join. Mack,-the general manager of >the ButcherBoy Gold and Copper "iMtiiing* company, returned to .tlie  city today from the mine and told a  Times representative that the whole  face bf the drift at the .100 foot level  is ��� in solid ore. Mr. Mack brought  samples down with him to have assayed. The ore is typical Deadwood  camp ore that cannot be distinguished  fiom that of the Mother Eode  near which properly the Butcher  Boy is situated. ' There is  a 100-foot shaft on the property and  from the bottom of the shaft a drift  has been run 30 feet west before; the  ore body was encountered. ' This >drift-  will be continued to cut through-the:  ore vein. The showing at the Butcher":  Boy is so encouraging that arrangements are being made for the purchase  of a hoist and pump, of sufficient  capacity to develop the property to the  1,000-foot level.  CAMP MCKINNEY ITEMS.  A Change to  UP THE  WEST  FORK.  the Mining  B. Made at the Cariboo Mine.  Other Notes,���"���-'>  Cam? McK."N*NEV, May IO.��� [Special  to The Times.]-���A. gentleman, supposed to represent'the Sailor company,  is negotiating for the American Eagle  and Qladstoue claims, -These properties lie due east of the Minnehaha; and  SQUth of the Cariboo, running* west as  far as the Rajah. ,Mrs. Finnigan,the  Graham brothers and Joe Murphy are  the present owners.  The activity of the I-eraon. coriipany  on Rock creek has; spurred attief "claim  !awnersion_,this ..creek itbfreriey. 7work.!  The Old' England, Hdmestake and  Peerless' owners are how taking in supplies.  , ;--?V. rumor is current that John Kean,  superintendent Qf the Cariboo company, will sever his connection here to'  take the general management of a big  mine in Northern Idaho, Mr. Kean's  departure from this., camp will be  .'"greatly regretted by all interests. He  '-.���has made host of friends aud no real  enemies: As a mine manager it-is  ' hard"to produce his equal. Mr. Kean  is a mining "engineer, an as.sayer and  all-round miner, who can defend the  interests entrusted to his care with  brains,muscle and courage. The mining company that, places John Kean in  charge of their property makes no  mistake. The same source of-informa-  tion from which Mr. Kean's departure  is gleaned, says a young man of  acknowledged ability from a school of  mines in Ontario, will succeed Mr. K.  as superintendent of the Cariboo company, The change is expected to take  place about June 1st.  Great bunches of amalgam stand .out  plainly on the "Waterloo plates as a result of their first week*s run. The  Camp McKinney owners of this property can now laugh at the antics of the  Spokane ''brokers;]who are pitting put  stiur^ous reports7fo injure "tlieir stock  shies. 7'"y<h|<"' cofrespo.ideTit predicts  that "Waterloo stock will be a ready  sale at''par���10-cents i'nsidie of ��� thirty  -dayf.���^=^___I___________,____=^=___^=_^-^^^_^i_i==i:  ' "Pf. A. W. SyRotVier^el, the famous  wiping exp'ert ajnd geplQ^st, }ias post-  nqned' his departure for ten days  fqttger, at \Y\e revest o.f several mine  p^ngr��- -v^ft wistf hU seryices in ex-  pepting.fheir property.  The Camps Will Be the JYlecea of  i Operator This Summer.  R.Malcolm is down from the West  Fork. He is heavily iiitere&ted in that  section, owning claims on Dry, Beaver,  China aiid Cranberry creeks. He told  the Times this nioruing that tlie West  Fork will be thie Mecca for the prospector, mining operator and expert this  'summer.' There isAplenty of work being started along the various creeks  that empty into the West Fork. He  says that on the big properties, such  as the Caruii and Washington and  Idaho mines, development at depth is  being delayed for want', bf completion  ' of the main wagon road tip the West  Fork.;'These: mines7now need machinery, especially, pumps, :atid until  the road is built it is impossible to continue work at depth on account of the  water.  He confirms the report of the big  strike of ffl^ena. on the Rambler and  Standard fSajb'tio.n claims. These fractions were located less than fifteen  days ago. They have opened up an  eight-foot ledge of galena which iias  been traced-for nearly 2,000 feet, he  says. It is a true fi-isure vein. Assays  from ore taken out of surface open  cuts gave returns of $70. -The claims  are ..on..Dry .creek, arid are o.vyned by  Rambon and Kennedy.  Many strikes are reported from  Boomerang creek, where men ' are also  clearing ground for ,a townsite. On  the Highland Chief on Beaver ��� creek  exceptionally rich quart", ore is being  encountered. A mining expert, he  saysyis examining  the Wallace and  -Bell group, | ^.   ;; 7y7 1 7;- '^ i  ���  RICH PLACER GROUND  THE CRACKER  JACK WELL NAMED  A Myers Creek Placer on Mary Ami Creek  Which  Has Plenty of  Goli-Wlieii'-.Bed-  " 'Rock Was Struck the-Yellow: Metal Was  in Evidence���Chesaw Excited.    ���; " = --  minded that under the amendment o  the Mineral Act, which was passed last  year, all these certificates expire on the  31st of May, and that failure to renew  these, will result in the lapse of the  certificates. As there are about 25,000  free miners in the province, and as  hitherto these certili<:ates have expired 12 mouths from the date of issue,  the matter is one which is of the greatest importance.  At a special meeting of the Waterloo mining and milling company recently held in Spokane, it was unanimously decided to increase the capital  stock by 250,000 shares, making the  capitalization 1,250,000 shares. The  increase is to go into the treasury, and  has been made to permit of the further  development of the mine.' A large  part of the stock was represented in  person or by proxy at the meeting, and  the decision to enlarge tlie capital was  made unaiiiniouslY. The. mill restarted  crushing and there is sufficient ore on  hand to keep it running several days.  ���Four bricks of gold bullion, worth  together about $5,000, were, brought  down from Eoomis, in the Palmer,  mountain district, by .Messrs. Theiss  aiid Goodall last week, and* represent  the first month's cleanup of the Black  Bear mill at Eoomis. The mill was  started about April 1, and the results  represent just a month's run.  How many,mines are there in the  world that the ore can be measured by  the. acre?: There are a. few in the  .Boundary district that are already attracting attention, and one of them,  the Knob Hill hi Greenwood camp,  has $li;5bd,000-worth '���of ore in sight-  above its tunnel level.       ,,       .  . Chesaw, Wash., May 12.���fSnecial  to The Times.]���Yesterday Mr. Quiun,  who owns half of the Cracker Jack  placer claim, made one of the richest  finds of the district. He has been  working the upper half of the Cracker-  Jack, and when he reached bed-rock  the nuggets were found. They ranged  from small ones of a few dollars up to  one of $60. Chesaw is very much excited, and the work on the other placet-  claims on Mary Ann creek is being,  pushed with additional energy. It will  be remembered that this is the claim  of   which'the correspondent of  The  M   1       ,  *_ ���    ��� I I . :  Times wrote some time. ago. _ Itfr.  Jackson is tiie o-yne.r.of-.tlie other half  of the claim, but he has not yet bieen  working;on (he bed-rock.  ^-,H*-!.^*>#*'!t*!'*��**#*#<*#^*'S^**!**  I MINING ITEMS CONIMTRATED 1  #���'.���."'     '--.l- -. ��� '  '     ������������..-���.��  *��'!  QHESAW PQINQS.     ,':-,  News jrm ft,? MgtrQPolis of tiie Myers Crreek  .CH*3S--v>v,:Wash., May 9���[Special to  The Times.]���McGregor & Campbell,  formerly of Greenwood, have opened  �� targe hardware store ill Chesaw. The  opening of this store hap. been, somewhat delayed because' of custom  troubles at Midway, the goods coming  in bond from that place. The firm  have already received two cars of hardware and tinware < and three more carloads are en route for Midway. McGregor & Campbell occupy a large  new two-story structure and deal only  .jn hardware and tinware. Their store  is the largest and finest equipped in  the. county;  : T,he firm of Stowell, & Campbell  have moved their merchandise store to  a commodious building recently com-  ple't'ed. They have one of the largest  sfodjts of merchandise in the vicinity.  'A 'grand bail' v. HI be given in  ��fowel|'s"nW hall Tuesday, May 8th.  y H. C. "^clnnis, phqtdgraplier, has  opened a p <^.ce o.f bt's'iuesi in Chesaw.  ''S."F. Holbrook of Minnesota arrived  in camp .Sunday and is registeied at  tlie Windsor hotel."; -..._���  I Dan Jenkins, sop of;. Secretary of  ' Stat?; Jenkins, and James M. Hag ert v  are making preparations to publish a  paper at Bolster, Wash.  ' A call has been issued for a Democratic, mass convention to be held at  Conconully Maty 12th. The call is  signed by Mr;-.Pinkston, chairman of  tre Myers Creek precinct.  It is interesting to note ho.w Canada's  production of fine copper last year���  most of which came from this province,  compared \yith ti\at of certain other  well knqwn c6pperTp.roduciqg cqii,-* tries  of the world., the' PoiT-jtiion }n }899  produced ��|,73Q .P. Hg tons of the metal,  as compared with Montana's output of  106,650 tons, and with, the remarkable  yield of the world-famous Calumet and  Hecla mines of Montana, which last  year shipped no.-less than 41,000  tons. The famous Rio Tinto mines  of Spain, with the management of  which W. A. Carlyle, late of Rossland,  is now connected, also made a splendid  copper yield last year, the output being  34,37.0 tons. ^Moreover, Canada's, total  yield of last "year was on the other  hand that of ..British South Africa,  where copper-producing mines in Cape  Colony and Namaqualand together  prdduced 6,490 tons, or slightly less  than the Canadian output. Meanwhile  Newfoundland, which is steadily increasing its copper output, gave a yield  of -2,700 tons in 1899.  There is an excellent ch^ce for.  work being resumed at ai\ early date  on the Enterprise group in Long ~L, il<e  Gamp. For some considerable time  past, r7j7 Mackenzie, of Winnipeg,  who is interested in "t'p property with  Jerry A. Cameron and l\\s partners,  has beerTetideavoring to obtain capital  in London to .continue development;  and place the property on a dividend  paying basis. He has about succeeded  in his efforts, for. a cable, from /Hug-h  Sutherland, who, is at present iii London, anhouuces that he can secure the  necessary working capital. This information was sent by telegram to,  Jerrv Cameron yesterday.  The Bengal group in South Dead-  wood camp has been surveyed.  Rumors are current that work will  be resumed on the Oro Denoro about  the'lSth inst.  The Gold Drop mine is putting in a  new air cylinder and grate bars for the  compressor.  R. S. Fraser, of Phoenix, is doing  assessment work on his claims, the  Ivveniug Star and Sibley, in Wellington camp.  The ore bunkers of the Old Ironsides,  Knob Hill and Victoria, estimated to  hold 8,000 tons, will be filled some day  nest week.  On the Winnipeg some 3,500 feet of  work has been done. It is expected  that development on this property will  be resumed shortly. :  On the Snowshoe the tunnel, just of$  the wagon road, started a short time-  since, 'is now down 160 feet, S,orne  nice ore has been en countered.  ��upt. Mahan, of the J[ewe} mine, at  Long ^ake, states that this property/  which recently shut dc-wn, will start  up aga^n in -"-bout six weeks, when  work will ^ls.o beg.n on, tlfte new mill  aiid cyanide plaflt fo.r- treating* the ore.  A contract l^as been let for hftnliqg  5,,0C)0 to.ns p,f C\ty of Paris ore to. the  Qranbj Sn^ter at $4 per ton. The  o,re co.mes from the 150 and 250 foot  levels of the .nr.i.t.e. where it is s-aid  some higtv=-^radeore=h'.s--b-5en=s.fruckr  ��� The old whim that wras used in the  early days ��n the Snowshoe, has been  s.old fo tl.e owuers of the Rambler,  east of I}hqlt, Manager Davis waa in  fovyn Wednesday looking after the re-  uioyai, The Rambler shaft is now  down 80 feet.���Phoenix Pioneer.  .  MIDNIGHT   SESSION  THE   CITY   FATHERS    SAT   LATE.  For Nearly Four Hoars Questions of Civic Ad-  ministratjon Were Discussed --Work on tiio  New Flume on Greenwood Is to Be Done  by Days Labor���Many Accounts Ordered  Paid.  Alderman Sharpe .presided at last  night's meeting of the city council on  account of the absense of acting mayor  Sutherland. '    .   .  The following communications were  dealt with: W. M. Brewer, provincial  manager for the Engineering aud  Mining Journal, wrote asking city to  advertise mineral resources in the  Journal. Clerk was instructed to write  for further particulars. Percy F.  L. Woodruff wanted the use of a  portion of the city cemetery for a  chicken ranch; his request was refused.  Paulson & Levan, stenographers,.  Rossland, wrote demanding payment  of their account in connection with the  suit of Rendell vs. City. On account  of city solicitor Leamy being out of  town, matter was laid over.  J. R. Porter on behalf of the Citizens  Brass Band, sent a letter requesting  financial support for the band, signed  by 14 business men. City agreed to  pay $5.00 per week, if band gave one  weekly concert on' the main street.  Considerable time was next taken up  on the discussion and passage of accounts. That of the electric light  company being left over to the nex-t  meeting, the balance of the accounts  as follows, were ordered paid: Cameron &; Palmer, $10.40; Atwood &  Thompson, $17.50; Greenwood Hardware Co., $53.50; Cauifield & Lamont,  $29.95; Columbia Telephone Co., $3;  Hunter-Kendrick, $1.65; Mrs. Larkins,  $29.80; Fashion Livery, $5.60; J. L.  White, $9.50; G. F: Craig, $10; Boyd,  Burns & Co., $63.25; Cunningham &  Anderson, $58.75; Miller Bros, $35.35.  By-lay No. 43���Fixing the rate, was  read a third time and finally passed. ���  By-law No. 46���For the purpose of  raising money for street improvements  was read a first and second time.  The street committee reported oh  the proposed new flume on Greenwood  street. It was decided to have the  work done by days labor and the same  was   left in   the   committee's   hands.  The fire chief was instructed to see  that all livery: stable keepers  and owners of horses provided  water tight manure boxes for their  stables and in default for him to take  proceedings under the by-law.  Alderman Sharpe, as chairman of a  special committee appointed to see Mr.h  Oslrosky regarding the amicable settlement of the arbitration proceeding  reported that Mr. Qstrosky would accepted $800. in full settlement for his  land.and also, the privilege of building  an archway above theallyway, leaving  sufficient passage for all vehicular  traffic, The report was thrashed out  f _(lly and on vote was finally accepted.  Tt was pas midnight when the  motion to adjourned was passed.  WM, A, NICHOLLS  Spokane, Wash. U. S.  Tortured a Witness.  Intense suffering was endured by  witness T. L. Martin of Dixie, Ky.,  before he gave this evidence:. "I  coughed every night until my throat  was nearly raw; then I tried Driving's  New Discovery, which gave me instant  relief. I have used it in my family for  four years aud recommend it as the  greatest remedy for Coughs, Colds and  all Throat, Chest and Lung Troubles.  It will stop Che worst cough, and not  only prevents hut' absolutely cures.  Consumption. Price 50c and SI. Every  bottle guaranteed. Trial bottles, ^rep  at Miller Bros'. Drug Store.  ������������a��i���^_____-_p---^__-       j     i|ILy%������_____-a���-���-  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "War Raffle Mineral claim situate in the Kettle  l-.iv.c_r Miiiiliij Divijinu of Yale District.  W'lu.i'i: T/no:it_(! :      In Camp -itcKiiinev.  TAKI'.   NOTICE that   I.  John  P. McLeod,  _".<__!   Miiu.r's  Curtilicate  No.  116356,  as  airent        for        William Yiinl.iti, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B5571,  inteiul sixty days from tlie date hereof,  lo apply to tlit" "-.filling Recorder for a Certilicate of . Improvements, for tlie purpose of  oolaiiiinija Crown xrantof the above claim.  .A ml    further   take  notice that   action   under  Section 37, must  be commenced  before  tbe issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Mated fl_is2Stti dav of l'V-biuaiv.l'XXI.  J'. P. McLEOD.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  ������GEM'" Mineral Claim situate in tlie Kettle  ltiver Miniuir Division of Yale District.  "Where located :   Camp McKimitiy.  TAKE  NOTICE that I, John  P. McLeod,  b'ree  Miller's Certilicate   No.   B&JS0,   as  ajrent        for lluirh Cameron,        i'ree  Miner's Certificate Mo. A1X74*!, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply-  to llie INIiiiitijur Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements,.or the purpose of obtainiiigr a  Crown (.rant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action   under  section 37, must be 'commenced  before tlie issuance of such Certificateof liiioroveineuis.  Dated tliis 2.th dav of Februarv, lWO.-  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL,   ACT,   18%.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  1 LK KOI" Mineral Claim situate in the Kettle  -River Mining Division of Yale District.  Wiiere. located :   Camp McKinney.  TAKE NOTICK that 1, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's Certificate No. n63S0 as agent  for James Copelaiid,l'"ree Miner's Certilicate No  __55_7- intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply lo the Miiiiusf Recorder _or a Certilicate of 'improvements', for the purpose of <>b-  taiuini* a Crown Grant of the above.claim.  And  further take  notice that action, under  section 37, in us    be commenced before tbe is-  suanceof such Ce 'tilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2S day i( Februarv, 1900.  ��� J. P.'McLLOD.  MINERAL ACT,) 18%.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "DAISY    FRACTIONAL"    Mineral    claim.  siLuate in the Kettle River Mining- Division  of   Yale  District.   Where   located :     Camp  McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miners Certificate No. B6356, as"  a^eut for Duncan A. Cameron, Free Miner's  Certilicate No. E565S. intend sixty days from the  date liereof, li) apply to the Mining .Recorder  for a Ceriiiieate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And   further (nice  notice that  action, under  section 37, must  be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2Sth dav of Februarv, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  ST.  LAWRENCE Mineral Claim, situale  iu  ���    tlic Kettle River Mining Division  of Yale  District.    Where    located:    In   Deadwood  'cii-iip.- adjoining the Mother Lode Mineral  claine.  T_MCK NOTTCE that I, Arthur Murdoch  Whiteside, as agent for the Deadwood  Gold Copper company, free miner's certificate No.. H7715, intend, sixty days from  tlie date hereof, to apply to llie Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of improvements for Uie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant to tfce above  claim.  A ud further take notice that action,   under  section 37, must be commenced  before the is-  umice of siich certificate of improvements,  a Dated this 10th dav of Februarv. A. D. 1900.  IS.-1*. '      A. M. WHITESIDE.  MINRRAI/ ACT, 1896.  .  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  SYLVESTER' Iv," Mineral Claim, situate iu  Greenwood camp, Kettle River Mining division "of Yale district. Where located:  Nortli of and adjoining the Cimeroit mineral  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, .A. M. Whiteside,  as ageut for L. I. Ostroshi, free 'miner's  ceriiiieate No. 1H5%A, C. Scott Galloway, free  miner's certificate No. 1.7777, J. Circu, free  miner's certificate No. 116350, P. W. Dillon, free  miner's certilicate No. 1S597A, D. Moylan, flee  miner's certificate No. HGl-tti, sixty days, from  the itute liereof, 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 talce notice that action, ;under  section 37,'must be commenced before the issuance ol such Certificate of Improvement,  Dated this 15th dav of Januarv, A. D. 1109.  *' A. M. WHITESIDE.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  ��� O  MineralAct, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  IDAHO Mineral Claim, situate in  tlie Kettle  River   Milling  Division   of  Yale   district.  "Where located :    In Long Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. SR.- Shaw acting  as ageut for J. L��cy, Free Miuer's certilicate 8033b and the" P. A Largey estate  Free Miner's certificate 2%2')'*, intend sixty  d.-tvs from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of ' Improvements for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,   must  be  commenced   before    Uie  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, A. D. 1100.  33-4E C. IE. SIIAW.  Mineral Act. 1896.  Certificate   of Improvements.  - NOTICE.  MARGRIE mineral situate in the Ketlle river  Mining Division of Yale District, Where  Located iu Skylarl- r.amp.  TAKE NQTIOE \iiat I, C.Te. Shaw acting  as'a,geui for -Marry McArthur, Free  aimer's Certi licate7734it, and George R. Naden,  F^eminer's certificate No. 14357a intend sixty  days, from tlie dale liereof to apply io lhe  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement for the purpose of ob.l^iniug a crown  grant for above claim.  And further take no.ticc tliat action under  ceciiou '���>". must be commenced before the issuance of such certi licate of improvements  "Dated this I7tii day April, A. D. 1,960.  33-42 C. JX\. SIIAW.  Certificate   of Improvement.  NOTICE.  LAl.RA mineral claim, situated in tlie Kettle  itiver mining division of Yale district.  Where located :    In Long Lake cauip.  TAKE NOTICE that I.C. JE. Shaw acting  as ageut for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's Ceriiiieate 7734b, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's certifidate No. 14357.A, and the P. A.  Largerv estate, Free Miner's certilicate No.  29629h intend, sixty days from the dat e liereof  to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for llie purpose of obtaining a crown grant of |he above claim.  Ami  further  take   notice that action, under  section  37, must be commenced before the U-  suaiiceof such certilictte of improvement*.  Dated tliis 12th day of April, 1900.  33-42 ' C, M, SIIAW.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement-  NOTICE.  HONALULU mineral  claim,   situate   in    the  Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale  District.    Where located :     InCoppercamp.  TAKE   NOTICE   that   I,   C.  _E. Shaw as  agent for James  R.   Mc.Macksoii, Free  Miner's Ceriiiieate  No.  nl355<- and William H.  mc.muc1.sou, Free Miners Certificate  No.  1113593  intend; sixty days from date hereof, to applv to  the Mining  Recorder  for a  Certificate of'lm  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 20tli dav ol November, l_99.  l')2 ' C. JR. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate   of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  TEXAS mineral claim, situate ln the Kettle  Miniug   Division of   Yale District.  Providence camp.  T  River  Where located :  AKE   NOTICE   that   I,    Charles     Noble  19721a, intend sixty days from date hereof to  apply to tbe Mining Recorder lor 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 Ceriiiieate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th dav of February, 1900.  192 CHARtES NOBLE COLLINS.  MINERA  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  1-END1GO mineral claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining division of Yale district.  Where located:    In Kimberly camp.  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Isaac II. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661A, intend,; sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mini tig recorder  for a certilicate of ini provements, 'for tlie 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 Sth dav of March, 1900.  ���  - I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  notice. '������;���; ���  TINTTC Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River. Mining division of Yale- district.  Where located:    In Deadwood camp.  TAKENOT1CE 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 iniprove-  menis for llie purpose of obtaining a crown  urrautof tlio above claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before  the issuance of Mich certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 12th dav of March, IWO.  I. H. Hallett.  MINERAL   ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  NOT.CL..  HUTCHER BOY Mineral Claim, situate in the'  Kettle Iiiver   Mining division  of  Yald district.   Where located:    In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac II.   Hallett,  -asageul   for the Butcher Boy-Gold and.'  Copper Mining compkny, limited, non.personal  liability,  free   miner's  certificate. No. B23165,  intend, sixty days from thedate hereof, to apply  to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements   for  the  purpose  of obtaining   a  crown grant to tlie above claim'.  And further take notice that action, 'under  secliou 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate pf improvements.  Dated this.6th dav of March, 1900.  ..   ' I. H. HALLETT.  MINERA:  ACT.  'Certificate  of Improvements.  N'.i'l a.!'.  ALLARAT   Mnici-ii   >....:i.iii.-situate   in  Kettle   River Mini.i,.' division of  Yale  trict.    Where local ..il:    lit   Kimberly camp.  KK NOTICE i.i.if' !. I ....ic 11. Hallett, as  the  dis-  TA  Those hold^tig-   free   lniners' certificates   should   hardl3"   require to. be re-  Will be the terminus of the Columbia!  & Wesiern Railway  . ...IN THIRTY DAYS.,..  _*** Now is. the time to Invest, "^i  _  We have Snaps in Business and  Rest-,  dental L,ots.      Cash or Terms.  Call. Write or Wire   W. B. Rickards & Co.  MIDWAY, B. C.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE,  ROBERT EMMET Mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District.  AKE   NOTICE that  I, C. _-"E. Shaw, act-  TAKE   NOTICE that  I, C. _-"E. Shaw,  tug as airout   for  C. J. McAftliur, Eree  MINERAL ACT. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT.  NOTICK,  "Bi^RROW" Mineral Claim situate in the  Kellie River MininfT Division of Yale  District. Where Located; In .Skylark  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ajjeut for George R, Naileu, Eree  Miner's Certilicate No. 1435.A, lean 1*. Des-  rosiers, Eree Miners CertiHcale No. B(rfWt\ John  Laveax, Kree Miner.s Certificate Nti. B(__55,  Frank H. I'arker, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B(.1Sl�� and Earnest J. Livermore,  Free Miuer's Certificate No. IS6321,  intend sixty days from dale hereof, to apply to tlio Mluiui,' Recorder for a ceriiiieate 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 ceriiiieate of Improvements.  Dated this 1(. dav of March, lOOil.  5S-<i7 " I- H. HALLETT,  .iKVin I.'i - Niclioi.i i. i.i iul. live miner's  ceili licate No. 1%61A, intend, sixty days from  tile date "liereof, intend to apply ii> ilic-'miniug-  recorder for a certificate of improvements for  the purpose of oblainiug a crown graut to the  above claim:  And further take notice, tliat action, under  section 3", must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, llXX).  1. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL^TACTr 189 6.  Certificate of Improvements.  notice.  An There, Syi> M. Johnson and Deadwood  mineral claims, situate iu the itettle river  mining division' of Yale district. Wiiere  located:    Dead wood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby  as agent for Geo. D. Leysoii, free miner's  certilicate No. B6472, intend,'sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certilicate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the above  claim.  And fuitlier take notice that action, under  section 3.7, mu'.l  be 'commenced  before the issuance of such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd dav of March, 1900. >  '    FORRES M. KERBY".  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  RATTLER Mineral Claim, situate in the Ket-  tie River Mining division of Yale district.  Where loca led: lr. Wellington cam p.  TAKI. NOTICK that I. Isaac H. -fallen, as  agent fur William Uarlaud, free miner's  cerlilicuti: No. ISOSOA. intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to applv to the mining recorder tor a certilicate of improvements for the  purpose nf obtaining a crown gram to the  above claim.  And  further take  notice thai action,  under  section .17, must be commenced   before the issuance of such cerliticateof improvements.  Dated tliis otli dav of March. rAH).  1. If. HALLETT.  tile River Mining l>i".isiou of  W.liere   located :    Deadwood  MINERAL ACT, WOO.  Certificate  of  Improvement.  NOTICE  JOHETTE -FRACTIONAL'-Mineral Cla.ni  situate iu the K  Yale  District.  Camp. ]  Miner's  Ceriiiieate u227n,  G.   R.  Naden. Free   r-r-AKK NOTICE that  I.  John   V.   McLeod,;  Miner's Certificate 14357a and tho I*. A.Largey      J.     Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.   n63_t��. as i  estate.       Free      Miuer's       Certificate        No,   aiient  for John   I!.   I.>i'.sro>iers.  Free   "Miner's  2')(i2'lii        intend sixty days from i.Certificate  No.  i.tiM...  intend,   sixty days from ;  the date   hereof,    to    apply   to  the   Mining \ [\1(.  date   hereof,   to   apply    lo   the    Mining  Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements, for j Recorder for a Certificate- of Improvements, for ���  the purpose of obtaining a Crown (Icuit of the ; the purpose of obtainiiu/ a Crown Crant  of  the  alxne cla'irr "' -1 ; aliove claim.  And further take notlsgj.t&Ftt action, under.     ^���,|   further take-notice tliat action, under  Section  37,  must  be commenced  before the is- '.section 37, must  be roinmeiiced  before  the  is-  hiiauce of such Certilicate of Improvements.        j suance of such Certificate of liupn. veuieuu-, �� ��  .Dajfitls-h-'ts 12th day of April, I'M). '    Dated this 3rd day of March- 1-yOtT���  ^S-42 C. ^. SHAW. J. P. McLEOD.  MIKRRAL  CERTIFICATE    OF  ACT, 1S96.  IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  HAMILTON    Mineral  Claim  situate   iu    the  Kettle    Iv'iver    Mining    Division    of ..Yale  District.       Wlicie     located : Kimberly  Camp.  TAKE NOTICL that I. Mary t.artaud. Free  Miuer's   CVitilicate   No.    ViCSiA    iuteiiit  sixty ikivs after dale hereof to. applv to the-  CVrtiticatf of  fiiiprovt-  Minitig Recorder for a  nients  for  the puip'ose of  obtaining  a Crown  f .rant of the ubove claim.  Aiul .tirllier take notice that Si tion nude  K��-eiion 37 must be com mended before til  Issuance of such Certificup of Improvements.  Dated ttiid i;.'tl_ day of Februarv. JfiH*.  2S-3. -_..��������       MARY GARLAND '*'*���_5.  *?S*. .  yf|f||||^  ;:.,��  yc':y^  -__j:��rj>��S&;..  THE GREENWOOD WEBKtY TIMgs.  "-JC3*  HMOITINGWORLD  TWC��|pTESTS   FOR   24TH   MAY  :$r.  N.Ihe Dean - King Bout at Midway and tlie  Wood^McBonald Bout Here ��� Something  Atooutyihe ken Who Will Battle With the  Cloves���Halt Adali Enjoys i-ifc at 'Frisco-  MR. MACKINTOSH'S SPEECH.  K.RAPING THE WHIRLWIND.  Hon.   C.   II.   Mackintosh's   opening;      The Times was abused in   the  past  speech  of the campaign   at  Rossland ; for urging upon   the  electors   the  im-  ���'Inconsiderable interest is being mani-  >"f*fe_,.ed in the two boxing bouts that are  scheduled to take place ou the afternoon and evening- of the 24th  of May, In the afternoon, at  Midway, during- the celebrations,  Danny Dean and Andy King are  to box 15 rounds for the featherweight championship of British Co-  ;��� -���-'liuiibia. In the evening-, at the Alhambra Theatre here, Jhi.ti.ie Woods and  'A. D. McDonald will go ?.���) rounds.  McDonald is in tr.iinuig al Columbia,  and Andy King, Dan nie Dean and  J iin mie Woods are daily gelling into  condition here. Both con tests give  promise of being exciting.  Of the four men,' King is perhaps  the least known here. He is tho accredited feather-weight champion of  the Northwest, aud i.s ;t rapid and  scientilic fighter of the McCoy style.  He is well known in Anaconda, Montana, where he has won an enviable  reputation for his pluck. His last im-  . portant contest took place on March  2nd at Harrington, Wash. His opponent was Dick Holleywood, the "Omaha  Kid," who is a very clever man iu the  ring. The Ontftha boy, however, was'  no match for the Montana lad, for  King had hiui whipped in the second  of what was -to have, been a 15-round  contest, scoring five successive knockdowns. He has a reputation that Dean  will find hard to overcome.  Of the Woods-McDonald contest, it  is evident that the Phoenix crowd are  prepared to back McDonald to the  finish. He is ex-champion middleweight of the State of Miuuessota,  and while he did not show up to any  extent-except perhaps for his hitting  powers-in the last contest with Woods,  he is reported as getting back into his  old style, and with improved wind and  less avderpois his friends confidentially  look for his success, on the evening of  the 24th.  ou Monday night clearly demonstrated  that the veteran has lost none of his  force or adroitness. He not only succeeded in making his own position  clear, but he has also exposed, the fallacies of his opponents. Mr. Mackintosh bad been accused of being an  enemy of labor. Here is a portion of  his answer to that charge:  Perhaps Mr. Smith Curtis is not  aware, although I. think he is, that  when'the .struggle took place in connection with the printers' union in  Ottawa, my newspaper, the Citizen,  was the only one wliich stood by the  union and paid union prices, [Loud  applause.] Would Mr. Smith Curtis  have acted similarly under similar con-  Many will remember Hali Adali, the  big Turk, who gave several exhibitions  at the Alhambra last winter.   He said  when   he   left   town    he   was going  straight  to "Gay Paree."   Instead, he  got switched off down to 'Frisco, where  he  is  now  having lots of  fun in his  lazy Oriental way.   The  "lumbering  one of the desert," which  by the way  is not such an aristocratic  title as the  "Terrible   Turk"    or    the   "Sultan's  % Hi.on," as he was wont to be called up  here, says that the 'Frisco wrestlers (?)  are just as easy as he found the Greenwood ones.   He has tried conclusions  with A. G. Olsen, who goes through  ���life  under   the awe-inspiring  title of  the  "Ferocious Swede," and downed  him.   J. J.  Cameron, a bonny  Scot,  and Hans Klein, a  tall   Swede, have  been giving   him   trouble,  and   incidentally receiving some of the Turk's  hard-earned   gate   receipts   at  $1 per  ���   minute.   It   appears   that   Cameron's  accent was too much for the Lion, who  failed to throw  him   in 15 minutes, for  when  Hali Adali  secured his famous  "jail" hold the braw Scotchman ejaculated, "Dinua ye ken,  mon, ye canna  doon tne"; and again, when"  the Turk  caught hold of the Caledonian's kilts, he  howled " hoot  mon!"  so lustily  that  the Lion  forthwith released his grip���  ���*""-a's"*also'-"his=purse-strtu��S;r��� Hans -Klein,-  the Swede, earned  $16.35  in   the  lirst  bout and $5 in the second   in  a  match  with the Turk, who seeing his receipts  being eaten up, made   a special  effort  to stop the depletion of his.exchequer.  At the chance.of making a few dollars  out of the Turk, who looked easy, .one  evening a  valiant youth  named Fitz-  Gerald tackled him  on   the  basis of a  "plunk",a minute.    He  carried more  whiskey   in   him   than   strength  and  though he  is  reported   toy have   tried  hard, he only  earned  the7rnunificent  sum of 10 cents  before he was  set on  his head, and  then  smothered  by  the  " lumbering one of tlie  desert."   Hali.  Adali speaks no more of Paris, 'Frisco.'  is good to  him,   he  basks   in   its sun-!-  shine and daily  reaps  in   the dollars.  Fate i.s kind ; Allah has  not  forsaken  him.  ditions?    [A   voice:   "Mo.  1   think  not.    lint  niore:   This  afternoon . re  ceived  the   followinj  -legram    from  por.tance of securing competent men  to administer the affairs of the city.  The advice of the Times was not accepted and the candidates ..whom this  paper as well as others anxious to  secure safe aud business-like municipal administration suported were  snowed under an adverse vote.  Those who believed that anybody would do for a municipal  father are now reaping the whirlwind.  Unfortunately no discrimination can  be made, and a^jjatepayers must take  their share of'punishment because of  niiiuicipel blunders. The award of the  jury has been confirmed by the judge,  aud Rendell & Co. get $6,500 damages  against the city, while the city, in ad  clition, is saddled with heavy law  costs. ..  proper authorities have taken no  action. It would be a lasting disgrace  to the city if it did nothing for the fire  sufferers. The city council at the  earliest opportunity should vote a substantial sum to assist those who have  lost everything through fire.  THE BEST BEER IN. TOWN IS MADE BY  EDITORIAL .NOTES.  thc leading representative of the j The whole trouble could have been  various unions iu the city of Ottawa. \ avoided by the exercise of a little coin-  He  knows  whereof bespeaks,   for he J ltlo,, sense--a   virtue  that  was kept in  the   background  by   the:  supercilious  An associated press dispatch from  * New York this morning gives the  briefest kind of an announcement that  James Jeffries and James J. Corbett  are 1o come together again. Corbett  Avhile admitting his defeat in the last  contest has sufficient belief in his  .ability to whip the champion that he  is now after him again. It is not  likely that a contest will take place for  some months, in the meantime it is  said Corbett will train harder that he  ever did.      ..y7.... *:':'���''  .7-?Cise'Settled. y  'J  Montkkai., May 17.���In the customs  case, Queen vs. Fitzgibbon, Schafllin  & Co., dry goods merchants, this city,  charged with having defrauded the  -govern meat out of $169,000 in customs  , duties, defendants this morn ing were  fined $8,000 and ordered to refuud the  government, according to an arrangement, 512,000.  New York, May 17.���The dat% for  the McCoy-Ryan match at Chicago was  , fixed last night as May 29th.  has been a unioii man since ever I  knew him. The message is as follows:  '��� Ottawa, May 14, 1900.  "lion. C. H. Mackintooh, Rossland,  B. C: The Citizen newspaper was a  strong union ofliee from cellar to garret, and under your control paid the  highest wages. After your departure  from Ottawa it became a non-union  office. There is not a union man in  Ottawa worthy of the name that will  not always say you were always a  staunch friend of-labor when mayor  of Ottawa, You also proved a friend  of the cause. C. S. O. Boudkeat,t,  "Labor Advocate."  Ladies and gentlemen, that telegram  alone should be sufficient assurance for  the mine-workers and wage-earners of  Rossland riding. If there remains any  doubt upon the minds of my hearers  as to what position I always assumed  towards the workingman, I read the  following telegram from the city of  Ottawa, sent by one who was intimately associated with me in public  affairs:  " Ottawa, May 14, 1900.  " Hon. C. H. Mackintosh, Rossland,  B. C: At a meeting held December 6,  1898, presenting you with au address  from citizens of .Ottawa, following are  two extracts, from said address: We  are truly grateful for the manner in  which you, iu and out of season, have  responded to the calt of the working-  men of Ottawa, always espousing their  cause and at all times endeavoring to  eschew the policy of an agitator. We  recognized i'n you one of the leaders iu  the advocacy of the great public issues  affecting the working classes. The  signers of address included twenty  workingmen."  Mr. Curtis will thus see that the  interests of the working classes, as  well as all other classes, are safe iu my  custody.    [Loud applause.]  Again, iu discussing the eight-hour  law, Mr. Mackintosh, after proving  that he has alwajrs maintained that the  law should remain, referred to Mr'  Martin's position and said :  Mr. Ralph Smith,  whom  Mr. Smith  Curtis   eulogizes    as   one    they    are  anxious to welcome  as  a  colleague in  the provincial  government, "distinctly  repudiated    Mr.    Martin    consequent  upon  his   action   in   connection   with  legislation affecting  the workingmen.  Mr. Smith   said : "I have been one of  the men  who  cansiderecf in   1898 that  Mr. Mttrtin would be a great  agent of  benefit to the province.' I changed my  . in i n d. abou LSe pte.i.n ber ,_1899,J!A_vgjeer  So have we.)   I found that Mr, Martin  was  influenced   by   personal feejings  ayaiust others  to  work  defeat to the  people's party.    I  only  give   two reasons.    I consider  if  Mr.   Martin   had  been prepared to carry  out   the   broad  principles he  said   he  was, he  should  never   have   allied   himself  with   the  Turner party to defeat the  redistribution bill.    The next was the relief that  was sought to be given  the  coal nutters   of   Vancouver . Island. ��� What  did.  Mr. Martin do? He combined with the  corporation  of the Dunsmuirs   to  defeat a measure to relieve the condition  pf'.thiugs  for the co'al  miners." oYet,  lio.w willing Mr. Smith Curtis is to for-  get'jiall tliese   things,   to  condemn   me  arid to eulogize the Hon. Joseph   Martin.    I   submit   then   that   the  eight-  hour law  is  being  used   for  political,  purposes ; I  contend that it is a crime  against the'province  and   an   outrage  against common   sense  for any public  man to utilize the misunderstandings  aud tribulations of  his  neighbors for  the purpose^of/advancing   his own selfish interests.    I can look all classes in  the face and say that  this will  not be  my policy ; (applause); that I   will uot  pander to either prejudice or  passion ;  that I  will  use  what intellect  Providence has  endowed  me   with   towards  building up rather  than pulling down.  Mr. Mackintosh was equally forcible  in  reference  to  the   impraetibility of  government ownership of  railways in  this .province,   and quoted   from  Mr.  Martin's speeches in  Hansard to show-  that   the  premier  when  in  Manitoba  strongly urged selling   a  government-  built railway to the Northern Pacific.  Mr. Mackintosh's speech   was  by  far  the   best   delivered during  the   campaign.    Whether  he  wins  or loses he  is sure to make it interesting for his  opponents.  egotism of the mayor. Domineered by  an autocrat, the -city council took the.  position that neither property owners'  nor business men had any rights, that  their property could be damaged with  impunity and that they were not  entitled to redress. Much to the consternation of the municipal fatheis  and their legal adviser the court takes  a different position and asserts that  the property of the individual cannot  be sacrificed when municipal fathers  revel iu blunders.  While it is unfortunate that the ratepayers must pay the penalty for electing-men who have a peculiar penchant  for inist:*_kes,still Messrs. Rendell & Co.  are to be congratulated on the result.  They were driven off one street and  their property damaged by what the  council was pleased to call street improvements, and no sooner had they  erected a handsome block on another  street than the municipal boss came  along* and delibetately gave instructions to materially damage this also.  If there were no- redress for the property-owner, ho sensible business man  would undertake the erection of expensive blocks in the city. The lesson  is __ bitter one, but it was necessary to  teach those iu anthorit}- that private  rights must be respected.  This year's council can in no way  be held responsible for the blunders of  last year. They should realize by this  time that any effort to prove that  wrong is right is only saddling further  costs on the city. The easiest way out'  of the difficulty is. the cheapest way,  and every effort should be made to  avoid further expensive litigation.      <**>  As THK cause of the Boers becomes  more hopeless, their sympathizers in  America become more persistent in  their demands for intervention by  Uncle Sam, with a view to saving the  independence of the two South African  -republics and putting a stop to the war  before their final downfall. It is but  natural that there should be much sympathy for the liners, but governments  are not ruled by sympathy, and the  administration may be relied upon to  maintain its polity of keeping out of  affairs which do uot concern it.  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  Ix Health  magazine di.  Mr. R.J. Moll'att of   this  citv   has :ux XM  1 rXXWf  interesting article on climate, in which M{f_  he contrasts that of boundary, the I '��iZ  Kettle River valley and other parts of jjSJA-j-  Canada with the much-extolled climate . %$.%.  of   Colorado and  other   parts  of   thej^p  United   States.     Mr.   MolYatt   quotes jg4t    -   from  government  blue books to show   ^ "~  that  our  death-rate'is  lower than  in  portions of .the United States  famous  for   the .''salubrity'  of   climate.     The  article is well written and interesting.  J.  POUPORE.'SEGRETARr.  iliM.  LIMITED.  No Second Trial.  . QuKBKC, May 17.���A rumor is current here that the attorney-general of  Quebec has refused . application of  counsel in the Weir case for a new  trial. Weir is president of tlie defunct  Ville Marie bank and is serving a sentence of three years iu the common  jail for having issued a false statement to the government. Counsel  sought to have a new trial on technical grounds.  THli)  TURNING   TIDE..  The arrival of prominent mining  men in the city during the last few  days, and their determination to , at  once begin the vigorous development  of the several properties iu which they  are interested mean much for the city.  The season of dull times is practically  over, and soon the cit}' will be eujo}'-  ing" the advantage of having a large  number of men engaged in the surrounding camps. Not only is work to  be resumed on the properties which  were being developed previous to the  crisis���which���practically-.destroy.ed_,the.  milling market, but other properties  of great.promise are to be opened up.  The Winnipeg and the Morrison have  already contributed their share in the  shape of- pay-rolls, and the public  generally will be gratified to learn that  theowuers have decided to resume operations on a larger scale than ever. It is  more gratifying to have new capital  coming into the district, and the announcement that Messrs. Grecnough  and Wren have decided to expend a  large sum of money in developing the  Great Hopes will prove ���particularly  pleasant reading. Then, again, Mr.  Mack has men employed both at the  Butcher Boy and the Athelstan ; other  owners are getting ready to work their  properties. Tliese, with the big mines  and the smelter, will give a large  monthly payroll, so that tlje tide has  practically turned and in a short time  Greenwood will be enjoying greater  prosperity than ever before.  A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.  Twelve Men Shot. Six Dead���The Act ol An  Unknown.  Copenhagen, May 17.���A telegram  from Kopin states that as the steamer  Kopping last night was passing' the  Prince Carl, a man sprang upon the  the, deck of the latter vessel and  shouted :>" If any one comes near I  will shoot;" at the same time a woman  .was seen hanging over the the ship's  side, shrieking for help. The man  escaped in a boat. When the Prince  Carl was boarded it was foundythat  twelve, men on board had bee't.^shot-;  six of whom, including theycjij^aii*,  were dead. The- rest werei|i|found  locked in their qtiarlers7';7Qne;?ofithe  wounded has since died^fel.heTmuraei-ef'  is being pursued. ���,:���': yy^yyyy^yy  Bicycle ^aor^Biirneflviyy-yy.  ST. CATH.-*RiNE��70nt;.y;^^  plant of the-7^^)|^��C\^l|^^"FP'iriy^:  and the Caii'aai:an7'Cycle7.and&'Itfqtor  company's were destroyedj^^re^  5 o'clock yesterday .iiuornirigiy|7Eir^  started in the hardening^'degajJfS^nt  of the cycle \v'orks.-:'rTlVe:::fire1tStfare's'.  500 'men out of work and^mea'.ngaje;  loss of $500,000.   y y. .7:7y^';?|^��l^;:  A Woman's Awful Peril,  "lihere is only one chance to save  your life and that is through an operation," were the startling words heard  by Mrs. I. B. Hunt of Ivime Ridge,  ^Wis.t-from-_-heiv_doctor-..-aTtei__..he_7_had.  vainly tried to cure her of a frightful  case' of stomach trouble aud yellow \  jaundice.    Gall stones had formed mid j  SSte  K.MS:  ^S-f*.'*.  SjSSS"  "?*&_.  <ftfr?  llr''e'mvood, U. C,  'Pi.le|.lit_ues :  ;  Culiuiiliiii No.  l_ouud:ii'y Creek Xo.  Vttriieii & Kelson  No. 2t>.  Our Yards ami Mills arc  located as follows- :  CreemVood, _'lioeiii.\. Dead-  wood City, Uliolt No. i, Rliol No.  2, IjOiifr i<aUe, I'ik'-U Creel.,- Sliy-  lark Cani}>, NaUnsji, Kolison,  Yniir and Hos'slaild,  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of: :  : : :  A.   FISHER,   LOCAL   MANAGER.  OUR GUARANTEE-  W.e gu aian tee to f urn ish a better Cash Register  thati any other company and at a lower price.  (Wiottftf  fcjietfet Ce  *>  .-. . 7-:::7yy77-7|i|yj7'::OAVTON, ohio.: ...'.  ������AddreR's-'aiis.cpninVuttlc'at^  ���;-.&���  y     MIDWAY; B.C.   7vy.7 -y.^y  Ipt-Cla^ccbmni^atipn. Best Brands Liquors and Cigars_|  THOS. McAULAY. Proprietor.' :7 .'77' .".': V  laborers shallwork. Beyond: this the  higher -or greater powers of the Dominion parliament must be invoked to  rid ;the white laborer of the unfair  competition with the Chinese.  *llND REGISTRY ACT;"  Lot 3, Block P-���-  City of Greenwood, Map 46.  'j.HE CITY'S DUTY.  A great fire destroyed the town of  Hull and a portion of the city ii of  Ottawa a short time ago and many  people were left homeless. The town  of Sandon was wiped out and the majority of its residents lost everything  they had in the world. Disasters of  this kind appeal to the generosity of  the people, and subscriptions came  pouring iu to help the unfortunate.  Greenwood enjoys the unique distinction of being the only town of importance which has neglected to do its  duty in helping those in need of assistance. There are uo people more generous than those of Greenwood and that  they have not assisted is  because the  she constantly grew worse, Then she !  begau to use F/lectric Bitters, which |  wholly  cured   her.   It's   a   wonderful!  WHERE AS the certiftcate of title of David  A. Jones'to above-mentioned; liereditanitMUs,  lieaiiiiy date tlie.31st day of January, IS.'*, ami  iliiiu-iered 2450.V, has lieeii lost or .'destroyed'and  nj-plicatioiV has lieeii niade for a duplicate of  'sucli-certificate.''  7W0'J?IC13'Jis litiieliy given tUat sucli- duplicate'  wiiiffbe issued ipi less cause lie sliown  to the  coti'tr'a'cj'-iiHrW^  j date luii-eot.   .  '.''H*y.y.'' W. H. EDWARD.*,  \y.) ���:���:-,   "lis-tnt-i,Registrar.  Dated tliis 12th day of May, llrt).  t,aiu|. Registry Office,' kanilfluii'a, "B. C.  Stomach, Liver and Kidney remedy.!  Cures Dyspeusia aud Loss of Appetite, j  Try  it.   Only 50 cents.   Guaranteed, j'  For sale hy Miller Bros., druggists.      . j  JPaper Mills Destroyed.  London, May 17.���Lloyd's paper  mills at Sittingbourue, County of Kent,  were partially destroyed by lire last  night.   The loss is ��200,000.'  Tiiahaxciiu, May 17.���The British  force advanced Tuesday morning 20  miles to the northeast and took possession of Maquatling's Nek. Prisoners continue to be taken daily.  MNERAl. ACT,  Certificate ot Improvement?, .  PEACOCK"  Mineral Claim,   sjtj._.te  in   tlie  .    Kettle Riyec "NT'injiltr llivisiioil <>f Vale t)3s-  !        trii_|:,    Wiiere located ;    In Ijeadwond camp .  TAKE NOTICE! tlia.t I, Isaac Ef. Hallt-tt, :'��  aireiu for Edward' ij. Morl'tnier. "pree  Miner's Certificate No, Rli03.,George. R. Naden,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 14357A, and C. tf.  Brown. Free Miner's Certilicate No. 1'155'IA, intend sixty days from tlie date hereof, lo apply  lo the Minintr Recorder for a Certilicate of  Improvements', for the purpose of obtaining-a  Crown ("rant of tlu' above claim.  Ajjd fii|-tl|er  jal*e lHitice that actio", under  section 37,  im|gt tie commenced before \\yn  issuance of such Ceriiiieate of Improvements.  I. H. HLJJ.-.TT,  Dated tlti_-20t.li dav of October. IS*'.   35-44  Established1862.  m'*-***fM**r*-.xX*-***t*-*t**^**;-*��****i'* m* '*> ��� Wt ��� t J  Carpets   71!  Linoleums  ;Cotli Carpet y  Curtains  Wailpape  Complete House Fuvntslitngs.  -s-^xp^  large -stocH  of  Fine and   Medium  prici?.! tiourtsiiu aiuive lines,  Spud fnr S.ampies and Pripes���free.  m*m**m*rmm ��� '���  i  *&**��*m-*t*-m-a-f��H-tt**t*)'*i*r'itHW*t 9 WM t***H '���  x D.U.  London, May 17.���Ollicial announcer  ment is made that Qeneral Rid ler reports that the second division of his  army has reached DannhaiiseiyNatal.  a little less than half. way between  Dundee and Newcastle.  FOR SALE.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate  Qf lrnproveiflents.  "S'l'ANPARP" Mineral Plain- situate in lhe  Kettle Kiyer Mill i tf^r Division of .Yale District. Where lo.cafe��| : Jn ppadwootl Camp.  TAKE NOTICE tiiat I. J. aae U. lf'Uh.u. as  oVeiit for _*liil Asptnwafl, fr'ee Miller'..  Cerl'iljcate No. .'U'tblA. and James Joliiisiiii,  ji're.e' Mi'ief's Certificate J*o. 117S52, intend,  sixty-nays from"the date hereof, to apply to the  Miuill_r Kecorder for a Certilicate of Inipfnve-  ments, for tlie purpose of n'lUjiiiMj? a Crnwu  (iram of the above i_|atm.  And  further take   umipe that act'iou, under  section 3/, hiijst be comnit-iiced before tjie issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  I. H. HAl_,l,ETTr  Rated this 9th day of February, 1900.     35-44  RPCoates  &Co W-  Contractors  9 Builflersl  M  '*?<  House' Moying  ;. Specialty.  Otta Aerial Tramway  Cable,   length  6,500 feet, with buckets aud lixtures  complete.  Modern   Concentrator,   capacity     100  tons,  makers Fraser   &    Chalmers.  45 K W Dynamo, Ledgerwood hoist  1 pair 16 in. atid 1  pair 8  in.  Water  wheels, and other plant.  The above are almost new and in  good condition. For particulars apply  to P. O. Box 122, Revelstoke Station,  B. C.  THISTLE ; :  ���s tbe Best Scotch Whisky  SEAGRAMS  Tbe Best Canadian.  SOI.E AGKNTS:  R. P. RiTHET & Co, Ltd,  VICTORIA    B.C  Mineral Act, 189.$.  CEBTIFI?ATP OF IMPP0VEMENTI).  ANACONDA. COL UM HI A ANH ^QQTl  PNAY Mine.:.l Claims., situate in . th��i  Kettle River Mii|ini; |>jv|sion Qf Yale P'sl  li'ict. Where I'icrl'ed : Alinm two aud onij  half miles ||i>r(.herly from <_fpei.woc|d.  TAKI.   notice that  I, J.  A. Kirk acting aij  aseni    tV    Wi'u.    f.    "Olliver,     Fre��J  Miner's Certilicate Nil- 35o��4A|  intend sixtv davs fi'nui the rtape hereofl  to apitlv to tlt.e Mining- Reorder for a CertifiJ  cate of iiifiu-oi-eineiits, for t^e purpose Q?  oldaiiliiisf fl Ciwyti j. rant of t.lt* aljoye pl^im. J _  And fiirUier take notice that action un'teil  Section 37. must he ponun. nped before the. ��sf  suance of sin*h Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st dav of May. 1900.  J. A, KIRK.  ���FOR SALE���  WOOD!  The undersigned has (food dry pine wood!  for sale. Leave orders at Frazee's Grocery"  corner Deadwood and Copper Streets,  FRITZ   HAUS^gNBR*


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