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 ?  ts  -J*/-  03  0  Publisihcd Weekly ifl.thc Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  3?S=  Vi./!,,.i,r ,.^l.....rT  ;*.M:'i''';^.  B_^r,,.,wi;..7,";.i7.-.-l... .).}Vi.L.,T:,  yVOLj.  YII.  GRB^W00D;,B: C.; SATORDAY, APRIL 7, 1900  m  No. 30.    .  J;v l;.i.'-.--v';;-, ;���   '.*  "'���'.-.-���'j-'. "l  -'ll:   "'.  ^S^mmmmmmmmmi  Head Office and Works at  Belleville, Ont.  Branch Office and. Works-at.  .',.:.   Trail, B.C,  ";"       .  MIN  MACHINERY  THE Mac (MACHINE Co., Limited,  Manufacturers ot  Air Compressors,  Roc "Drillsr Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore-Buckets, etc.  7 rj Agents for KnowlesSteam^  Our- Shops at Trail are most complete,  consequently w<e are in  a position, to handle .all .  kinds of Repairs.   Jf yoii are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buying repairs,'then USE   OURS.    .      J. P. BYERS, Mgr..Trail.B.C  :^uiiiiiaiiaiiiUiauiiiiiiuiiiuiuiiiiiiiuuuiiiiiiuiuiaiUiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiuiiHiUiiiiiiiK  |    The James Cooper Mfg, Co,,    1  k   SAD   TRAGEDY  Hans Haertel Committed Suicide Saturday Nifftit.  HE CAME  HERE LAST DECEMBER  THE SAMSUNG WORKS.  Was Married Ten Months���Drink tbe Cause.  Body Will Be Shipped to the Home  of His Parents.  ** MONTREAL.  QUEBEC-  MANUFACTURERS-OF  -*#  I TngersoH ��$argeant  ^T    " H(BMiaMHM��--H_JV____l___________a___MMi-|______M_H_^^  1    ������Itlaebinery^  ���if  ROCK DRILLS. STRAIGHT LINE g|  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM- j3  PRESSORS .... ..   ;3  -BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS,-Etc. c���?���5$ ^ITiSZ���������  |~   R. M. &. mcHallv. Rossland, B. *Z*  15. R. Kirkpatrielt. Greenwood, is. g. ' ~|  ^liiiiiiiiiuuiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuaauiiiiiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuaa^  i    (1  jenckes Machine Co,  Always on  Hand at  .Rossland Depot.  HOISTING  PLANTS  \    -        - =    BUCKETS,    CARS,    ROPE,    SINKING AND STATION  PUMPS,   CHAIN  BLOCKS,  RAND  DRILLS   AND  compressors. F. R. MENDENHALL. Agent.  '   ���    ���'    IS Tt 1     -; I "  -#-#"��#-###^#  . '.'.'.:.       KOOTENAY BRANCH, ^E^SQNjB..C;::   &|j.gj. f  Ljjlip,   Cigars, .Dry Goods,   Tobaccos,  Carpets, :�����-Matting^ Boots^ y^ts,-.^ Bags/  ?'j|   7;W|*7'/:.'||7 ''7"; WRITE   FOR   CATALOGUE* J '.     ,r.^^?'|;|^i --f--'^  |^icto^��C/W-';' . ..London,:Eng..- 77':^ Vancouver-, RC:  '^1^1H#H^H#1��  ���#  bj___  One pf the saddest tragedies that has  occurred in this city for some time  was the suicide of Hans Haertel,  shortly after 6 o'clock Saturday evening, at his home in Anaconda. The  deceased was manager for the Russell  Hardware company. The"particulars  of the affair were described to a Times  man yesterday by Mrs. Haertel at the  National, where she is now staying.  She said: " Ivty husband had not been  working since Thursday. On Saturday he got up about noon and was ab?  sent until late in the afternoon. He  spent the afternoon at the Palace hotel  in Anaconda. When he came home  shortly before six he was the worse for  liquor. -. He left the rooms and w\_nt  down-to the store. At lhe store he procured a revolver, loaded it and came  home. He went upstairs to his bedroom. I was downstairs. He called to  me that he wanted to talk to me. He  .spoke in a desperate manner,-saying if  I wanted a parting kiss I had better  come upstairs. I called to my sister,  Miss Barber, and a friend, G. A. Robinson, and the three of us went upstairs. He was.in his bedroom and the  door was locked. lie then opened the  door part way aiid looked out. I told  him if he would promise not to do any  harm to himself or mc I would go in.  He replied by saying, "I am not going  to do any harm.'' When he noticed  Mr. Robinson he motioned him away,  saying he would, pull his gun. I got  frightened and went downstairs and  hid, and Hans started to come after  me. He pointed his gun at the other  two and told them to get. He returned  to his room and before they were half  way down stairs they heard, a shot.  I did not hear any noise and did not go  up. Afterwards I was ^informed that  he had killed himself." Mr. Robinson  corroborated the story, and said when  he heard the shot he went out for assistance, and with Mr. Smith went up  to the bedroom, where they found Mr.  Haertel laying across the bed dead,  with a bullet hole through his head.  Dr. Jakes was duly- notified of the  shooting. This morning instructions  came that no inquest would be held.  The body is now at Gully TBros. & Co  undertaking department, and will be  prepared for shipment to .Milwaukee,  where the parents of the deceased live.  The .remains will, be accompanied east  ���tomorrow by Mrs. Haertel. Deceased  was 39 years of age. He was married  ten months ago and came here last December from Rossland; where he had  been employed for four years with the  Hunter Brothers company. His father,  mother and three sisters are living in  Milwaukee. He was a member of the  Rossland=3-lrie_of_Eagles.___=:The-_rev_oi__  ver that he used to end his life was a  38-calibre Smith & Wesson.  THISTLE : :  ���s the Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  SOLE AGENTS*  R.   P.   RlTHET  &   CO.   Ltd.  VICTORIA    B.C  Thomas ��& MBWC��M1B  Public    Interest    Is    Awakened    in    the  -Matter. ���/. ���-    ���  Public interest has been awakened  in regard to the', 'establishment of  sampling works 'at Greenwood. The  special committee, of the city council  appointed at Monday's meeting to look  into the subject 7haye been working  hard with encouraging results. At the  request of this .committee The Times  has today written'a number of prominent operators ������Vwith;1 a view to  ascertaining the benefits to be  derived by the establishment of the  proposed plant; to .the district generally. These replies will be published,  as also interviews with a number of  local mining men, on the same sub  ject. Theopinion, as far as can be obtained, is favorable to the city using  every effort to have the plant at Nelson, in which Mr.''Armit is interested  in removed here. 7 This Mr. Armit has  agreed to. do, as...published in yestei-  day's paper7 if arrahgemehts can be  satisfactorily made, between the city  and himself.-     oV.'.'', ���;"- --���'���::"   ���  A MUNICIPAL MEEEY  Council Struck a Snag in the Arbitration Proceedings.   ;"'  TO  ESTABLISH SAMPLING WORKS  MACHIN ERV REPRJESENTATIV ES.  CHESAW PERSONALS.  MINING OPERATORS & STOCK BROKERS.  We Want First class Copper Prospects.  301-3 Fernwell Block,     :     :     :    Spokane^. Wash., U. S  ^OR SALE���  WOOD  The undersigned has good dry pine wood  for sale. Leave orders at Frazee's Grocery  rforner Deadwood and Copper Streets.  FRfTZ   HAUSSENER.  ft  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER, B. C, 733 Pencer St.. ���.  .... .Also NELSON, B. C  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larpe Htock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay poods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids. Chemicals, and all  other Assavers' and Miners' requirements. Sole agents for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea  Becker's Sons'Balances. Etc.   Catalogueand full particulars sent ou application. :  BramTs Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines.  People Coming and Going in the Myers Creek  Capital.  Chesaw; "Wash., March .29-���Major  Albert M. Anderson, Indian agent, was  in town last week.  iBaac Waldron has returned from a  trip to the coast. He brought with  him a shingle mill edger and other additional machinery for the sawmill.  The sawmill is to be moved further  north to Buckhorn mountain, where he  will have an unlimited supply of'mercantile timber.  Prosecating Attorney Barry of Oka  nogan county is in town on legal  affairs.  Other arrivals last week were R. M.  McEntire, Mr. McBride, Geo. Mechem  and Indian Farmer O'Neil.  TheK-.no, located about two miles  from Chesaw, was bonded last week by  George Mechem.  A dance was given at the Hotel  Barker, St. Patrick's eve. A large  crowd was in attendance and everyone  had an enjoyable time.  Two Weil-Known Canadian Mining Machinery  Houses Now Have Branch Of flees Here.  That Greenwobd is regarded as the  most central and.,progressive of the  towns of the Boundary7 district is  noted by the fact that both the James  Copper Manufacturing, company of  Montreal and tbe-Jenckes Machine  company of Qufebep,- hayej opened up  branch offices in .this city. H. R.  Kirkpatrick, resident agent in the  Boundary for the James Cooper Manufacturing company, has installed himself in a suit of offices on the second  floor of the new/ block ^adjoining- the  Rendell block. H^.Pi.Williams, representing the Jenckes Machine company, will be found .in theoffice of  Messrs.; Cunningham'& Porter, in the  Wood block. Both 'representatives believe that in a shortVperipd their respective firms will' bp'en,' lar��e warehouses here for tlie, handling and storage of machinery^'.'/7m! 7;!..: .'��� ������     -  Mr. Armll of, Nelson Lays Before tbe Board  a Proposition to Erect a Plantja  Greenwood. r- .  THE TRANSVAAL;  An Interestlne Book by William Robins Retarding the War. 7,  William; Robirj &7oi7^/al^erviller Ontario, has written1!). A. Cameron, manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, in reference to a fund which  was started there as ' 'The Soldiers of  the Queen Relief; Fund/'This fund  was started by the citizens of Walker-  ville before the Canadian Patriotic  Fund was suggested, and after careful  consideration the committee in charge  decided to proceed with their first plan.  The treasurer of the; fund is BJ. Chandler Walker, presidehtof Hiraitn Walker  & Sons, I/td. His name is sufficient  guarantee of bona fides in every part of  the Dominion. Mr. Robins writes particularly in reference to an' address  which he delivered at the opera house  at Windsor and which has since been  published in book form. The subject  of the address was. "TheTruth About  the Transvaal," Twenty-five" copies  were sent Mr. Cameron, and they were  immediately purchased by those anxious to secure information about the  subject.-TMr.^Caineron--wired--for-SO  additional copies. The little book is  full of in teresting' information and is  well worth more .than the price, 25  cents. Those anxious to have  accurate:; information : and at  the same " time:- 7 help the good  cause of assisting the soldiers of the  Queen should secure a copy.  SUMMIT CAMP NEWS.  A Horrible Outbreak.  "Of horrible sores on my little  daughter's head developed into a case  of scaldhead" writes: C. D. Isbill of  Morganton, Tenn., but Bncklen's Arnica Salve completely cured her. It's  a guaranteed cure for Eczema, Tetter,  Salt Rheum, Pimples, Sores, Ulcer  and Piles. Only 25c. at Miller's drug  store.  Development Has Started on the Delgmare and  - the Tiger.  EHOi/r, April 3.���(Spacial to the  Times.)���Business is improving rapidly these days. The warm weather  is clearing away the snow and the  prospector is preparing to go into the  hills. Jack Hanly, one of the best  known mine managers in Washington,  has been here for the past few days  and has started work with a small  force of men on the Delamare, just  north of town. He is authority for  the statement that work will shortly be  resumed on the R. Bell, owned by Salt  Lake parties, and on the Remington.  The Tiger has also resumed work. It  is said that Andrew I��aidlaw of Spokane has obtained a bond on the Cor-  dick.  The office of the Nelson and Fort  Sheppard railway land department at  Rossland has been shifted from Columbia avenue east' to Third avenue  and Washington street. A cosy struc-  tm e, 20 by 30 feet has been erected.  This will, in the future, be the "headquarters for Arthur Gunn, the land  commissioner; E. Charles, the land  agent, and W. H. Danby, the accountant of the land department.   :  There was a full attendance-bf the  board of aldermen at Monday's  cuuncil meeting. Acting t Mayor  Sutherland. occupied the chair.- One  of the most interesting features*'of the  evening was the reading of two" letters  signed by Robert Jacobs and fDnncan  Ross as arbitrators in the cases jpf the  Greenwood Trading company r and  Adolph Fisher against the cityt^These  two letters advised the council tliat  awards had been; made in bottf?cases  arid the same had'been depositecfin  the bank of Montreal where*1 they  could be secured on payment-of the  sum of $150, legal charges iii each  case. The council were not inclined as  one member stated to be so "held up"  and after a lengthy discussion:;, going  over the whole arbitration proceedings in which Aldermen Galloway  suggested "that the sins of the^father  (Mayor Hardy) had been visited; upon.  the childern (the present council)," it  was agreed to refer the matterIback��to  a committee composed, .of Alderman  Galloway, Bannerman and Sullivan  and the city solicitor to obtain the  advice of a fuither third party," -to  whom the proceedings will be$_stated,  with a view to taking his advTce regarding paying the fees chanted-and  obtaining the awards or to^further  legal action,    r   . t^,'"  COMMUNICATIONS RECBIVB&V ^  Among the communicationsir' read  were the following: Letter frojin; Dr.  Schon, city health officer, asking payment of $39, which he figured "out' for  19 days' attendance at the trains inspecting passengers at $3 per dayV At  this rate the fee should have/been  $57, but the doctor put it at $39lf:His  communication was referred*, to,. the  finance committee. City fire chief submitted a report for payment lgf% men  arid team for 15 days at $7 peitrday,  amounting to $105. Council .tnotight  the charge too high and letter 7was  filed, account to be paid at,.cjtfrrent  rates.   Charles F. Alston, citjrjjje.igi-  IO -I/* _�����<-* ������������-_ 4- i J'-frf**        "1 tf  15  neer, submitted his accountJfor  days' work during Match, amounting  to $140. Account was re'ferredTtof committees for approval. *;''The ceinetery  caretaker sent in his report for^Biarch,  which'was received and filed.  PRICES OF WATER PIP��.^r\  ������ .������.7 ���:������   -;.������. r-.v..-;     ,*(*���-.  C. B; llowrman, representing'-Boyd,  Burns & Co., metal, mer'chantss'.-.Van-  couver, appeared before the citytfeonn  ���:i    <a.,'^i..    ..; _���_    _*��� ���j?���__?_?__    .  cil  for the  purpose  water pipe, to extend  of figuring on  the waterworkai  system to Gold street. Mr. Bojnrman  quoted a figure of 57_^ cents pet^ifoot  for four-inch asphalted convers^^pipe,  delivered at Greenwood in about six  weeks. The city will require 4S0>feet  of "tjfiis" class ofpipe'^and fixing^Tfor"^  the proposed extension, as also a hydrant. Waterworks committee > were  empowered to purchase necessary  piping. :; "; ���*  City Clerk Taylor presented, his  quarterly statement of the*-", city  finances, ending March 31. ^Report  was accepted and filed. i-,'jvj  for a sampler.      .,r '���  _. -   - - ' * ,  A communication was received.from  R. C. Armit of Nelson, B. C, regarding the establishment of sampling  works in the city; He is one of the  owners of the plant at Nelson aj_d desires to remove same to this -city����� Mr.  Armit appeared in perscvn <_nd explained fully the workings of 'such a  plant and the benefit that would accrue  to the city to have the same located  here. He said that a plant such as he  proposed to erect of 250 tons daily capacity would employ- from 1Q7 to 15  men. He did not want a cash bonus  for coming in, but more of a guarantee  to insure the cost of the removal of the  same to this point. All the aldermen  favored having such a plant, exfected.  here, if any reasonable proposition  could be arrived at with M-. Armit. -A  committee, composed of Aldermen  Sharpe, Sullivan and Bannerrttanwere  appointed to investigate the matter by  getting the opinion of prominent mining men as to the benefits to be derived.  If the report is favorable the council  will introduce a bylaw to provide a  sum for the purpose of having- the  plant brought here.  The final reading of bylaw No. *W,  for the protection and regulation of  streets was next taken up _and the  council adjourned. "J  / THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES!  Uleekly ��ime$*  ^UBLISHEIX.BY .  ..������-... _.--.._-....  *    .... wood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  \_ .-. Ross .:...... Editor";  SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1900  RELIEF   OF   MAFEKING.  The relief of Mafeking! This is  the one subject which exercises the  minds of the military critics just now.  If any of our readers will look at a  map they will see that Mafeking,  which lies 223 miles by rail clue north  of Kimberly, is still a very dangerous  outpost on the line of our northern  communication. Unlike Kimberly, it  commands the very heart of the  enemy's country, so to speak, lying oft"  the center of their western frontier,  and within comparatively short striking distance of Pretoria; hence its  danger both, to them and us. Now'-to  a rapidly moving body of troop's,  working on " interior lines," nothing  were easier than to" isolate, and if not  in very large numbers to annihilate,  any force that may be sent to relieve  Mafeking. The enemy working always froni . Pretoria, like radii from  center of circle, has his own communications secured���we have ours' to maintain over some 400 miles of railway  north of Kimberlv, in which Mafeking  lies about half way.  If, therefore, we send a small force  north from Fourteen Streams, our  northern outpost as yet, this body  runs the risk of being cut off en route.  If we sent a large force, it would have  to be in such overwhelming numbers  as to prevent this, i' e., to be able^to  hold their own rear for '200 miles, and  also to insure our not finding another  Ladysmith away far from help on  our northwestern frontier.  At any rate, we may be quite certain  the Boers will do all they can to prevent its relief. The only hope for  Mafeking would seem to be in a move  north by Roberts from Bloemfouteiu.  This would instantly detach Boer troops  from that quarter, aud perhaps enable  Methuen to stretch out over that 200-odd  miles and relieve the heroic defender,  Baden-Powell, with his sorely pressed  garrison.  With regard to Roberts himself, v,'e  may expect him to remain in Bloem-  fonrein until, iu the first place, he has  secured his own rear; and to this end  it will be noticed that Clements, on  his southwest, at Fauresmith, and  Ca-atacre,' in the southeast, at Spring-  foutein and Springfield, are gradually  closing in towards their chief; and, in  the second place, until his admirably  worded proclamation to the Free  Staters has had the effect of withdrawing from the federal forces,  especially those in his immediate advance, all who have been waiting to  see on which side of the wall it were  best to fall.  When Roberts does move, we presume Kroonstadt, which lies 128 miles  northeast of his present position,;on  the___nain = line to^JPretoria, .will be'Tiis  immediate objective; and when he  moves he will move * very rapidly and strike heavily. Kroonstadt is apparently fortified, and Presidents Kruger and Steyn have been  there, for some time superintending  matters. Thus it will be seen, the  general commanding is moving on in  the shape of an arc, or half moon.  He himself is in the center. Buller  and Methuen are the extremities. As  he moves forward we may expect theni  to continue to' move' east.and west to  support him. But meanwhile, since  the general wisely keeps all his plans  to himself, we may have to wait some  little time before the last of our three  beleaguered towns is relieved.  laws were published in the Grand  Forks Gazette and they troubled Editor Nesbitt. He got out his case arid  oiled up his old jobber and issued  another-edition- of ��� the Columbia Review. The space was devoted chiefly  to the iiuin ici pal by-laws and the absurdity-, .of the. city endeavoring  to borrow so. muh money. There  was nothing in the articles  to which objection could be taken,  excepting that they told the truth���a  weakness which seldom troubles Editor  Nesbitt. Some one has said that " he  that makes truth disagreeable commits  Viigh treason against virtue." So the  good people of Columbia thought.  Editor Nesbitt was arrested and thrown  into jail. He was brought up before  Justices McCallum and Henderson and  arraigned on a charge of defamatory  libel' on the city of Columbia. The  prosecution asked for eight days to  prepare a case, and this was granted.  Nesbitt was released, bail to the  amount of $3,000 having been furnished by his friends.  If -the people of Columbia were  anxious to convince the public that the  Review's statements were justifiable,  they have taken the proper course. It  is a sad commentary on the merits of  a city if a newspaper man must be  thrown into jail because he criticises  certain by-laws. Few people would  have seen the Columbia Review. The  fact that its editor has been arrested  will be heralded all over the country,  and financial men are apt to draw their  own conclusions.  common people against the corporations, while bad Liberal lawyers like  E. V. Bodwell, Colonel Gregory and  E. P. Davis, accepted'retainers'from  Mackenzie, Mann. & Co._ to lobby  in the legislature. Joe Martin  wouldn't do anything of the kind.  He would refuse business from a railway comoany rather than have it appear that he was not the champion of  the common people. Joe Martin, on  the stump is one thing and Joe Martin  as he really is is another. Joe Martin  on the stump is a good Liberal, avvarm  admirer of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the  enemy of corporations and the champion of the people's rights. Joe Martin as he really is, lost no opportunity  to knife the Liberal party; accepted a  fat fee from the C. P. R. to secure a  fat subsidy for the Crow's Nest railway, and used whatever influence he  had in the legislature to defeat legislation giving the people the right to  exercise their franchise. The Liberal  lawyers, whom he denounces, accepted  legitimate legal-business. Joe Martin  accepted a fee for work of a similar  nature, and it is a peculiar code of professional ethics that allows him to  make political capital out of the professional services rendered by the members of the profession to which he. belongs.        __   A TALKING AGENT,    ..  meet the requirements in Greenwood.  Their office is at the railway station; it  should be in the business centre of the  city. Those 'having "bti&ii'es's 'with the'  express csmpany.find.it a great incon-.  venionce to go to the railway station.  There is -sufficient express business  here to justify the company in opening  an office iu the city.   '  EDITORIAL NOTES.  . A court of revision to deal with the  voters' list for the Rossland riding  will be held in _Rossland, May 7. AU  those who have not, registered should  do so iihm'ediately.  The more industries that can be established in or around Greenwood the  better it will be for the city. The  erection ,of sampling works will not  only directly benefit the city by employing labor, but will be the means  of helping to open up the mining resources of the district. The more  mines under development the greater  the benefit to the merchant. Greenwood wants such enterprises established in its midst and proper inducements should be made to obtain same.  THE SIMILKAMEEN.  J.  JStEAI..  J. WATT  MARTIN   AND   THE   LIBERALS.  A COLUMBIA INCIDENT.  Strange things do sometimes happen  in this country of ours. A government representing the people can be  dismissed aud one representing the  lieutenant-governor substituted. A  few people of Columbia last week determined that they would go the governor one better, and show that this is  no country of free speech, and that the  liberty about which we boast is a  blooming farce. One R W. Nesbitt  lives in Columbia. He is the erstwhile  publisher and editor of the ^Columbia  Review, a. journal which during its  brief but eventful career devoted all  its energies to telling about the strong  points of Columbia and the weak points  ot its prominent citizens. The latter  occupation kept Nesbitt so busy that  he got tired a short time ago and took  a n_st While he was enjoying his  well-earned' holiday the municipal  cour.cil assessed by-laws authorizing  the borrowing of some S50.000 for  municipal improvements.     These by-  Coast papers to hand contain lengthy  reports of the speech delivered bj-Hon.  Joseph Martin in opening the political  campaign at Victoria last Tuesday. It  was a speech characteristic of Joseph  Martin, a denunciation of those who  refused to be led by him, andyk demagogic appeal to class prejudice. Mr.  Martin occupied the greater portion of  fiis time in denouncing the leaders of  the Liberal party in this Province.  Those who were read out of the party  by this self-appointed leader were  Senator Templeman, E. V. Bowdell,  Colonel Gregory and. E. P. Davies.  These men had to be execrated because  they refused to wreck the party by an  endorsation of Joseph Martin.  Senator Templeman is one of the  oldest Liberals in the Province. He  fought the battles of the Liberal party  for several years almost single-handed.  He was the standard bearer for the  part}r at Victoria when to be a Liberal  candidate was punished by a forfeit of  the deposit. He has made many sacrifices in' the interests' of the party,  and his appointment as senator by Sir  Wilfrid Laurier 'was but a slight recognition of the valuable services which  he gave the party. He has also been a  champion,of sound Liberal principles  and is accepted by the Ottawa Liberals  as the leader of the Liberal party in  the Province.  E. V. Bodwell, Q. C, has occupied  a prominent place at the bar of the  province for the past ten years and he  has placed his great ability at the dis.  posal of the Liberal party . when there  -was.^ijLfigWmg^to^e^ne.^^JBod-  well caiiie from a Liberal fainily, who  mads many sacrifices in the interests  of the 'cause, and he is not the man  who is likely to do anything prejudicial to the Liberal party.  Lieutenant-Colonel Gregory has been  a Liberal candidate in Victoria several  times and has always been identified  with the Liberal party. He is a  prominent lawyer of the capital.  E. P. Davies, Q. C, of Vancouver,  has been one of the leading Liberals  of the Terminal City for several years.  He has never lost an, opportunity to  promote the interests of the party.  The Ottawa government, appreciating  his ability and his services to thc  party, offered him the chief justiceship when chat position was vacant.  These men are among the leaders of  the Liberal party and they will not  endorse Joe Martin, because they are  anxious that the party should not be  wrecked. Mr. Martin can secure the  support of irresponsible persons who  care little about the consequences, but  men possessing intelligence and a  modicum of common sense will have  nothing to do with him.  MARTIN. AND  THE -LIBERAL  LAWYERS.  Joseph Martin is developing into as  biga hypocrite as the Vancouver World  The world has sacrificed its politics  whenever called upon, in order to be  with the party in power. It would  have sacrificed principle, but it never  had any to sacrifice. The support of  the world is having its baneful effect  on Martin. Heretofore hypocrisy was  not considered one of his vices. But  at the .Victoria meeting we find him  shouting that he always stood by the  One W. J. Twiss, an insurance  agent who makes Kaslo his headquarters, has been talking to a Nelson Tribune reporter. He imparted the very  interesting information that lie had  intended opening an office in Greenwood but found "things all cut up and  everything overdone." We feel sorry  for Mr. Twiss. A man coming from  Kaslo is sure, to be disappointed.  Greenwood is an up-to-date business  town. The business men here are en-:  terprisiug and energetic and enjoy  keen competition. When a slow-going  man comes to Greenwood from a slow*  going-town, he finds it impossible tp  compete with brighter local meir, and  he goes home disgusted. He thinks a  town is overdone when the real trouble  is that he himself is underdone. He attempts to make the city responsible  for his own failure. This is a common practice, but an . unprofitable one.  MARTIN   AND   THE   LIBERAL S  It is evident that whatever may be  the result of the convention at Vancouver, the Liberal party '.will be  broken into factious, because of Martin's assumption of the provincial  leadership. Martin is not the man  who will step down and out if the Vancouver convention is against him.  neither will a large body of Liberals  follow him. The unfortunate condition of affairs within the party is  mainly due to the foolish action of the  governor in calling upon Martin, who  in turn announces'himself as the leader  of the Liberal party., Martin^ can  never be the leader of a united Liberal  party in this province, and the only  hope for the party lies in turning him  down. If the Liberals who take  part in the Vancouver convention have  the interests of the party at heart they  _will.do_this.__7I_fJ:_hey.wish_to wreck.the  party they will endorse Joe Martin as  their leader, .  MARTIN'S  OBJECT.-.  The latest appointment to the .Martin cabinet lends color to the view that  Joe Martin, with the cunning of a  Machiavel, has adopted a unique  method of wrecking the Liberal party  in this province, and that his only object since being called upon by'the lieutenant-governor is to bring discredit  upon the Liberals. That he is succeeding to a very large extent is apparent to everyone. The latest acquisition to-the cabinet is more of an unknown than George Washington  Beebe. Beebe's bucolic proclivities  were allowed to shine at meetings of  the horticultural board, but. history  does not tell us that Ryder-even belonged to a debating society. "The experience gained in a corner; grocery  should prove of inestimable value to a  minister of finance, and there is no  doubt but that he will be _]able. to  finance the necessary capital .to build  the government railway from the  coast to Kootenay.  It is idle to suppose that Martin is  anxious to promote the Liberal interests. He has assumed the leadership  of the party and he is using his position to bring it into disrepute. Unfortunately he is assisted in the work  by a few who have allowed their enthusiasm to runaway with their judgment.  DOMINION EXPRESS OFFICE.  The Dominion Express company is  usually enterprising in opening offices  where there are opportunities to do  business, but it has   so far failed to  That Ttirofcbine Headache  , Would quickly leave yon if you used  Dr. Bang's' New L<ife PiUs. Thousands  of sufferers .have .proved their match-  leas merit for Siqk and Nervous Headaches. ; They make : pure blood and  buildup your health. 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FORTHEl 3  Stage now running from "���'."-  Fairoicw lo  ���.;.-������ ' -.:���:���'..-.. ������;���- :'*'v- ''* '-. -S ���     :.:   -..,  Leaves Fairview on-Mondays" 7  / -*��. :-: .-* , "  ' *" '  at  8  a.;; in., returning leaves       _r  Keremeosph Tuesday sat 8 a.m.        -1^;  UP, Bine, manager,  Fairview and Keremeos  *.-.-  FULL, STOCK OF  ������.IV  GENERA^  Jit Keremeos*  Harness and Sajilery  Jit Fairview.   ,', '}}'':.[.  Fairview Drug AnrtotStore,  ���7�� JOHN li0VE&C0f W ;  Dr uggil||^^tp^  -    -   ���������:'--:---'---r^-#����^^-^?..  FAIRVIEW and CAMP, McKINNEYf 7  .    :- ���:'-'--:---v-#"# %' ���;^\^-^.  A   full line   of    Drugs,    Stationery  Druggists Sundries.    R . _^-V  Prescriptions���Carefiilly^ Gompouiiited-  ^f ^'^^'^'yfcfi"-'  ^e\ ./aw .Jaw Jex *7e\ i/��tw.  The Job Department of the Greenwood Daily  Times is now equipped with a complete  line of-Wood Type,-suitable for ' -  the Largest  Poster and  Color W<_rk;    '-. "V    -  There Is now no occasion for sqiidtug this clas;  of work to Spokane or the East.   Our prices  are Reasonable and Quality of Work  equal to that done anywhere. ,���  Our Stock of Stationery  And Printers' Supplies is also eompTete, .a>t4r  we have yet further consignments    '".',���  on the road.  GREENWOOD  DAILY   TIMES;  Copper Street, Greenwood. Iy  Wi  '���ifiVl  m  THE GREENWOOD WKKKLY TIMBS.  ASfTBEMMELTER  Andrew Laidlaw Ms Formed a Company to Build One.  MAY BE LOCATED IN GREENWOOD  He Is Here Looking Over Smelter Sites-Ore  "Will Be Sent Away for Testing  Purooses.  There is; 'a) possibi Iity 'of'. Green wood  "having another smelter located in its  iminediatevVieinity.. The new sinelter  to be btiilt"' i'fi' the Boundary district  will .treat ores on the loder-pyritic  principle. _. A strong cornp-iny has beeji  formed in Quebec hy Andrew Laidlaw,  of 'the-- mining brokerage firm of  Ma^sam & Laidlaw of Spokane to  build the same. Mr. 13 a id law arrived  in the city direct from the Enst on  Saturday and will spend thc week here  In' company with..Robert Wood, he is  spending today out at Boundary Falls,  looking oyer the ground and water  power with a"y'(ew. .to. selecliiig a site.  When see'tr yesterday by a Times man,  Mr." Laidlaw said that while in tlm  East he was successful in forming two  companies. One of these is the Standards Copper company, limited, with  head offices at "Quebec and-the registered, .office '���_ n "this ci ty. The com pan y  has been .formed with a capital of  $s6'Qi00Q,.it_ "shares of "$l7par value, assessable' up. tos-their full amount. Il  will be;..a" development, company and  will"; also:-b^tfld'* -tlie :prdposed smelter.  One of ��� it's assets wjlI'7be the Standard  clai"m|%i''Deadwobd camp. The other  company is the Marguerite Gold and  Copper company, limited, witli: head  office atMontreal and registered office  in* Greenwood. ���*' This company was  formed - to acquire the Marguerite  .claim, also in Deadwood camp.  "While; I_ a'ili "in "tlie city li'h'Ull; arrange to s.enti qut_three car-loads of pre  ���for'testi'hgVu'r-pSs'e's't6''Leadyill.e,,Colp-  xado,"  said   Mr.,| Laidlaw.    "I   sliall  ���obtain a car each from  Summit, Dead-  wood    and    Wellington,  camps.     Mr  | ���*C.t_ii_iris,   of   the  Brandon  and Golden  Crown,1' has   promised   me  a  car-load  from   his    property,   and   I   hope   to  arrange with other companies for ore.  My object in sending the ore to Lead-  .v file is that there  they have a loder-  pyritic smelter.    I shall accompany the  I ore ..myself,aud .watch ;lthe, .treatment.  ] Tfi^Standard Copper company, limited,  l'. has secured the  right  to.build a smel-  Iter oh this  principle any where .within  ���a Radius of ,15 miles of Phoenix in this  district.'"From reports of;.th'e'.working  fof-ithe .smelter, we have/every .reason  -to.j believe tliat'it would lie "a profitable  -undertaking in this;'district7    * *  J>-Of course, I cannot-say; .yet .where  *He plant, .\yill* ;be7located. .My com-  piny hatT'an' oft'er.7pf, 20 acres above  CS-ranc'i Forks, on the north fork of the  Kettle -fiver," and Mr. Graves, of the  Granby Smelter company, also, offered  ii^Jinduce'inVtit's-iri the-Way of a reasonable charge "for power. I shall look  jthp district oyer carefullj- to secure the  ne'eessafy site. 7 I think from all that I  have been able to learn that the pyritic  'system :of sirtel.ting.will be successf.il  in this district','especially'in the treatment; ;pfjl6w^gra<te:oresV; ; This will be  known^defi'dite'ly after-'the ore has a  thorough..testv^in bulk, at Leadville.  Other experiments have already been  made of small quantities, and it works  Weil, and I have every reason to believe  that> the system is.'all whatit isclaimed  to-fre.'- he.cot{oluded..,.,_..  company for the purposes of such purchase, to the extent of not exceeding  ing in stock an increase of one and a  half million dollars par value and not  exceeding'in.. shares, one and a. .half  million shares ; in the event of a: resolution for the purchase of. such mineral  claims not being agreed fo, then in the  alternative of increasing the capital  stock by $50,000 and the number of  shares by 50,000 for treasury purposes'���;  for the purpose of considering any  offer for the purchase of any or all of  the assets of the said company.; for  the ' purpose of considering the' hypothecation or other dealing with any  or all of the assets of the said company,  and to change the name to the Pathfinder Consolidated Mines company.  t*�� *if ��!# ���������������- -J. ���'; ���;. ����� �� )�������� ft ft i|f ���>���# (J. # ##,if #$ 0  I   LATEST NEWS OF THE MINES.  1  ��*;��� ���:��� .;. *:���.:��� ���;. o �����-. ���'������:. ������- ��:����� # # # #���>���-��� # *# # #  Saturday evening work was closed  down on thc Golconda mine in Smith's  camp. As near as can be ascertained  the reason is want of funds.  For lhe present, -ai 11 til the cage is  completed, work will not be resumed in  the sinking of the shaft on the Buckhorn mine in Deadwood camg. The  crosscut on the lOO-foot level is iu 140  feet, on the 200-foot level it is in 32 feet.  ��� J.'W. Astley, engineer for the Snow-  shoe mine in Greenwood camp, arrived in the city- Saturday aud went tip  to the mine. He said that tlie report  published in Friday's Ti tries.regarding-  the sale of the mine was correct, witlv  the exception that the main shaft.was'  not down 300 feet as staled, but 200.   ''"''.  Ore is still being hauled in ;wagons  from Fourth of July creek to the Grand  Forks sm.elter; Iwhere -it was taken  down from the City of Paris mine during the winter on sleighs. The total  'i'-ii'ount shipped out of the mine rto  E'ourtii of July creel, was about one  thousand tons. ���'   ;'   ":  : W. Yolen Williams, superintendent  of the Knob Hill and Old Ironsides  mines, was down from Phoenix on  '���Saturday. He informed a Times representative that work was progressing  favorably on these two mines. The  shaft.on thy. Old Ironsides is down  nearly to the 400-foot level. At. the  300-foot level" they are stii'l driving  north in ore, and have yet 187 feet to  run to get to a point where they will  make an upraise to connect with tlie  200-foot level. On the Knob Hill the  long tunnel is in 1,100 feet. . At a point  in 350 feet from the mouth of.the .tun.  nel; they suuk a winze 220 feetV: For  145 feet of this depth they were in ore,  when it .'dippeffl out. At the 200 level  they are crosscutting back to the ore.  In a distance of 950 feet in the tunnel  they have'erosscut in ore east and west  for a distance of 300 feet.  KETTLE RIVER MINING DIVISION.  -   'TO WORK THE ST. ANN.  A. Group F4or.y, Miles.- North of.Grand Forks  v" / f hat Has Rich Mineral.  G.hanp.JTokks,. March 3.��� [Special  to;.The..-rijnes.]���Systematic development woric will'������ be. commenced next  week on the St.Ann group, situated on  the left bank of i the East Fork of Kettle river, and about twelve miles above  its junction with /the" North Fork of  Kettle river. The distance from Grand  Forks is about forty miles.: This group  is owned by D. D. McDougall, A.  Langford, A. McMillan and . F, Ii.  Knight.-iind comprises the St. Ann,  Sunday .Queen, Rose of York and Rose  ->f.Xancaster claims. On the Sunday  Queen and St. Ann open cuts exposed  i'large, well-defined ledge of quartz,  heavily mineralized with sulphides of  in' ,and copper, and traversing the  the full length of both claims. The  3re lies between walls of blue lime and  porphyry; Three miles northeast of  this group is the Marlborough group,  also of four claims owned by the same  parties and named the .Marlb .rough,  Blenheim, Nelson and Wellington.  I* Crosscuts Ion the Marlborough and  Blenheim show, a well-defined eight-  foot ledge of quart*., heavily stained  and uuineralized with oxides and sulphides of copper.  Records of Locations for the Period Ending  March 28, 1900.  March 31. ''..' :* , .'  ���Dayton. Beaver creek, M. W. Kane. '..'  ;Hartford, Bearer creek, James Sutherland.  Raven, Beaver creek, Jas. Sutherland.  March 22.  Fortuiic,.Caiiip McKinney, James Mathers.  Monterey, Copeland mountain, Chas E "Betts.  St. Patrick, Greenwood  camp, Joseph Sterrett.  Sunshine, Providence camp, Edward Pope. .  March 23.-  "Winuifred, Camp McKinney, D. A. Cameron.  Bertha C   Camp McKinney, C. Ij. Thomei. ���  Eldorado, I<ong I*-ike camp, B. C. Thomet.  , Marcii 24.  Deer Heaven, Itooinerang creelc, J. K. Wilson.  Ora Kronje, ..actional,.Smith's camp, Thomas  M-^Savi!sr"i-^~'"-*~'--"^i*":":'ir ~~"~~r ~~\ -^--^���:-=^-^  Copperplate, fractional, Graham's camp, J. H.  ���East.'  March 20.  Strathcona, Camp McKinney, H. Stephenson  ctal.  Pewabic, Camp McKinney, C. E. Betts.  ���    ' March 27.  I,e Roi, West Pork, P. J. Kennedy.  AN  ORE  SAMPLER  R. L. - Afmif Is vin ' tlie District to  :-     r~Bui1d'-0ne; v.  HE   MAY  LOCATE  IN GREENWOOD  Inforirnatidii   Regariiiie   the   Benefits   of  7 Sampling Plant to-the. Small Mine Owner.  The Council Is Interested.'  PATHFINDER   MEETING.  ���An Extraordinary General meeting to Be Held  ~   a. Week From Today.  Grakd Forks, April 2.���[Special to  '.the Times.]���An extraordinary general  aneeting of  the   shareholders   of the  Pathfinder Mining  company will   be  3ield here on April 10th, to   take action  ^o-^rtfl.'following resolutions:   To pur-  corji one or more mineral  claims that  ^      hto be subsidary to the Pathfinder  F^fm;   to-increase   the   number   of  vj.ares and the capitalization of   the  Clrtificate of Improvements;  Meadow Lake, N. J. LePlant, R. X,. Ratter, Jas.  McNicol and W. C McMynn.  Certificates of Work.  March 21.  COD, C.N. Collins.  March 22.      ���   0  Rover, fractional, two assessments, Sailor Cou-  solidated Mining and Milling company.  Atic, fractional, three assessments, Sailor Consolidated Miniiitr and MiUtnir company.  Velvet, Julius Elrich.  March 23.  Ruby, Georffe Cook et al.  Horseshoe,'George Cook.  Pine Grove and Clifford, Elmore Collier.  March 13.  Margaret, Ah Lee.  March 26.  Old Dad, Thos Henderson.  Daisy, fractional, D. Cameron.  Red Bluff, U- Stephenson.  Panel re,   fractlonol,  Sovereign   and   Scorpion,  It. Stephenson et al.  March 27.  Omaha, Thos llohie.  Summit, \V. A. Corbett.  Mayflower, 1'* Hickey et al.  Ji  .  Transfers.  Marsh 22. -;  Uncle Sam, one-third  interest, J. P. Johnson et  al to C. "W. Edwards.     ���  First  Chance, one-third  interest; Uncle  Sam,  one-third  interest:   Sunrise, all .Interest;   C.  ,W. Edwards to George D. Edwards:  Arlington, one-half  intrest; T. Q. Butler to M.  D. Scheiick.  Marcii 24.  Governor, one-half interest; L. Johnson et al to  ���   Peter Johnson and John Anderson.  Kingston, aud Boston, one-half interest, Henry  ���Strous to Robert Wood.  Kitchener, all interest, Alex. Robertson to Robt  Wood.  Excelsior, all interest; Fayette Harris to Robt.  Wood.  Hiffl-land Queen, all interest, M. E. McBoyle to  Robert Wood.  Rosalia,  one-lialf interest: W. E.  McBoyle to  Robert Wood.  R. L. Armit of Nelson has been in  the city- the past week' looking over  the district with' a ��� view of" locating  sampling works at this point: Mr.  Armit is one of the owners, of the  sampler at Nelson,, which was' built  there about a year ago, but never  opened on account of the labor troubles  in the Slocan causing. the closing  down of the mines and also because of  the bigcombine that was formed, in the  States which practically prohibited the  running of an'independent smelter or  sampler on silver-jetd ores. He how.  ever believes that the plant could be  removed to Greenwood and:, operated  here to advantage, and at'last night's  meeting of the city council, he appeared before that body with a view to  seeing what assistance the city would!  give him to start the works' in Greenwood.       ��� ..',,-'  Mr. Armit has .h^d, considerable ex:  perience in saijipler .works in Colorado,  in which.State there are any.puniber  in  'operation,  and in.speaking;'6f the  advantages of having a sampler located; in ��� the Boundary district, he said :  "Outside of the direct  benefit  derived  by the city in' hciying .a,plant. located  here, it is the means of helping to develop the   whole   district7 By this I  itiean that there are  many ..,^ni,a.ir properties lying idle for want of a market,  close at hand,  where the ore cquldbe  purchased for'cash.   This'is one of the  functions of a Sampler..._. Irrespective  of the character..of. the o^ brpught  us,   it  is  sampled  arid .paid   for.spot  cash.-    In this way 'we collect many  different varieties of '.ore,.which we  mix, .and'in turn either sell'same to a  local smelter or ship.', them out of the,  district. 'The   mine . owner. ofi:'this  section has hot so far been ableto deal  with a local custom sampler.   .Iti  Colorado and in fact in riiQst'pf the pltier  mining districts 7of ;the United States  tlie   6wtier  does   not treat'as a rule,  direct., with the   smelter, but through  the medium of a sampler, that iii many  cases   buys;  the  ore  direct "from the  mine owners atid'then offers it in turn,  when  there is a suEficieiitquantity accumulated to the sinelfers.This not only  creates aVmarket' lor the''ore,   but, also  obtains^for tlieniiueowner all   the advantages such as. the highest market  price,   fnll  value for the . shipments  of       ore,       the .     elimination       of  all    objectionable' feature's,, in   the  ores    and    perhaps    what    is    most  important''to   any ' district    like   the  Boundary, in its early stage of development, the payment: rn1 cash of shipments from small; iproducers.f-; In. fact  the small shipper will receive, fr.oni a  sampler'the sanie'prompt treatment as  would be accorded to the ' big mines.'  As; a'matter of'fact a- sampler is of the  greatest help,:to the: prospective mine  or those   tliat.. hav.e, not: yet jnade a  shipping ''reMrd/\''.'"Anotfier''"feature  which is of great benefit to, the small  shipper and prospector "-'will be. the receiptof sriiallparcels of ore to have a  thorough"mill test made,.covering the  assay value arid the ' analytical'properties of tlie ore submitted..7 Then the  :mi_ie..o.wneh7w,ill_-be_.ih_._a__ppsiti6n^to  know whether"'"his   ore   is   valuable  enough to stand mining, and treatment  charges at a profit.   If I establish a  sampler here I shall also undertake to  either buy outfight or handle the product    of'J a    mine    as    ageiits.for  the owners.   In either case the, owner  will receive the full value of the  ore  contents, arid, will have the additional  advantage of-quick, settlement) and if  any disagreement should arisebetween  the mine owner and the sampler as to  the   value  which the. ore,  contained,  these   can   easily be adjusted on the  spot   without going to a foreign smelter as is of ten the case. .-, " ,  ; "With   regard   to    the   method   of  sampling, we give the shipper either  of two methods, viz: by  the machine,  or  the   more  favorite method of the  ' quarter shovel.'   The sampler at Nelson is modern in every respect, and if  arrangements are made satisfactory to  the city and myself, I shall remove the  same here.     The. machinery consists  of a self-contained adjustable cut-off  engine,   locomotive   boiler,    a   steam  sample drier, a Blake crusher, one set  of belted Carzin rolls and one set of  Dodge rolls, a No. 2 pulverizer and two  automatic split samplers of the Carzin  pattern, this make having proved wonderfully    successful    for    automatic  sampling.    The whole plant will have  a. capacity of 250 tons per day." 'Mr.  Armit left this afternoon for a brief  visit to -Nelson and will return here in  the course of ten days. ������������'���.  down, but there is and has been a  strong undercurrent of bitterness in  the community ever since. Saturday  this sentiment was again in evidence.  It seems ' that Mr.' Mechem's placer  location not only took in the upper  lownsite but also ,ran. over the Indian  allotment and took in a fraction of the  Happy Thought quartz claim, owned  by I. J. Evans.  Last Wednesday I_. Iv. Patrick proceeded to erect a frame building on  this fraction. Mr. Evans ordered him  off. The order was ignored, and Mr.  Evans brought suit for trespass in the  iustice court. On motion of the plaintiff's attorneys the suit was dismissed  and the building . went merrily on.  That is, until Saturday night. Sunday morning at 2 a. ni. the entire town  was aroused by a terrific explosion  that shook houses and made the windows rattle. On investigating it was  found that Mr. Patrick's house was  blown up. Some of the sticks missed  fire or there would have been no lack  of kindling wood in town for some  time to come. This morning. Mr.  .Evans commenced to sink a shaft in  ;the hole* made by the explosion. Mr.  Patrick and Mr. Mechem have offered  a reward of $125 for the person or persons who committed the act, and future developments are anxiously  awaitedv^hy -the townspeople. Mr,  Evanais'oiie of the first prospectors of  the camp, but for several months past  has been bodly crippled with rheumatism.  K. OF P.  The Initial Meeting of Greenwood Lodge No.  .29 Held Last Night.  There was a good attendance -at tEe  initial meeting of Greenwood Lodge  No. 29 of the Knight's of Pythias, held  last night at the' I. Q; O. F. hall on  Greenwood street. ' W.C.Holden, who  had been, appointed to institute the  loijgc, took the chair, and M. E. Miller  acted ** as secretary. . The officers  chosen, who will be installed at a future date, were: P. T. Abbott, chancellor commander; ' D. V Smith', vice-  chancellor; D. A. McKerizie, prelate;  H. C. ��� Holden, master at work;  Ed.., Birnie, master-at-arms ; J. W.  Grier, keeper bf records and seals;  Ralph Smailes, master of finance,; M.  E. Miller, master of. exchequer ; Geo.  F. Miller, inner guard; J'ames Cameron,  outer guard. ; Invitations were sent to  neighboring lodges to be. in attendance  on the night of institution of -the local  order, on the evening of Wednesday,  April -.1-1." The: lodge starts with a  membership of 38.  ��� :���  ��� ���  **���}���"   *Ji*".  Will be the terminus of the Columbia  & Wesiern Railway  ..  IN THIRTY DAYS..  ^ Now is the time to Invest, "m  We have Snaps in Business and Resi-  "*���  dental Lots.     Cash or Terms.  Call, Write or Wire....  1  W.B. Rickards & Go.  MIDWAY, B. C.   :.   . .  FINE LINE OF. . .  Pipes. -Cigars.  Tobaccos and Pouches.  JUST. RECEIVED.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  War Eajjle Mineral claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Y^le District.  Where Located :     In Camp McKinney.  TAKE XOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's CertiHcate Ko. B6356, as  ag-ent for . William Yunkin, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B55T1.  intend sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And   further   take notice that action  under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28tn dav of Februarv. 1900.  J. P. &_cI_EOD.  Mineral Act 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  -GEM" Mineral. Claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining- D.ivision of Yale District.  Where located :   Camp McKinnev.  TAKE  NOTICE that I,"John P. McLeod,  Free   Miner's  Certificate   No.   B63S6,   as  uirent       for Hugh Cameron,        Free  Miner's Certificate No. A18742, intend sixty  days from the date < hereof, to apply  to the IVIiiiii.y Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for .the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action   under  section 37, must, be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificateof Imorovements.  Dated this 23th dav of February, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL  ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  'LE ROI" Mineral Claim situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale District.  AVhere located :   Camp McKinney.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B6356 as ageut  for James Copelaiul,Free Miner's Certificate No  B5S67, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of'Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28 day of February, 1900.  J. P. McLLOD.  MINERAL ACT,! 1890.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "DAISY    FRACTIONAL"    Mineral    claim,  situate in the Kettle River Mining- Division  of  Yale   District.   Where   located :     Camp  McKinney.       .  TAKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miners Certificate No. B6350, as  agent for Duncan A. Cameron, Free Miner's  Certificate No. n5.55. intend sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for-a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of fhe  above claim. ,  And further take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before thcis-  suauce of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th dav of February, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  ST. LAWRENCE Mineral Claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located: In Deadwood  camp, adjoining the Mother Lode Mineral  clanie. ���  TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur'Murdoch  Whiteside, as agent for the Deadwood  Gold Copper company, free miner's certificate - No.. B771S, intend, sixty days, from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for the pnr-  pose of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  D Dated this 10th dav of Februarv. A. D. 1900.  189-9.   ��� ".'.     A. M. WHITESIDE.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate of Imorovements.  NOTICE. *"  COPPEROPOLIS  and MAGNOLIA Mineral  Claims, situate in the Kettle River Mining  Division of Yale District.  InCoppercamp.  Where located:  Coryell's  Map   of  Wellington   Camp  $1.00.  J. ft.  DRUGGIST,  *  MIDWAY, B. C.  TAKE NOTICE that I, George Riter Free  Miuer'sCertificate No. B&585, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Miniug Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37,   must  be   commenced   before   the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thisltth day of January, 1900.  GEORGE RITER.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement-  NOTICE.  HONALTJLU mineral claim, situate   iu   the  ' Kettle River Mining Division. of Yale Dis-   trict.   Where located :    In Copper camp.  ���-pAKE   NOTICE   that  I.  C. M. Shaw as  JL agent for James R. McMackson, Free  Miner's CertiScate No. Bl3��56 and William H.  MCMackson, Free Miners Ccr-.ificate No. Bl35<*3  intend; sixty days from date iifreof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20th dav of November, 1899.  192 ' C. /��,. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 18%. ~  Certificate   of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  TEXAS mineral claim,  situate ln  the Kett.3  River   Mining   Division of   Yale District.  Where located :    Providence camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Noble  Collins, Free Miner's Certificate Nd.  19729a, intend sixty days from date hereof to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements forthe purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action  under  Section 37  must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th dav of Februarv, l'-OO.  192 CHARLES NOBLE COLLINS.  MIN ERA  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BENDIGO mineral claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining division of Yale district.  Where located:   In Kimberly camp.  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661 A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must he commenced  before the   issuance of such certificate of improvements. ���  Dated this Sth day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  TINTIC Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River  Mining  division   of  Yale   district.  Where located:   In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  free miner's certificate No. 19S10A, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certificate of iriiprove-  ments for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of tho above claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of March, 1900.  I. H. Hallett.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BUTCHER BOY Mineral Claim, situate iu the  Kettle River Mining division of Yald district. Where located: In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for the Butcher, Boy Gold and  Copper Mining compkny, limited, non.personal  liability, free miner's certificate No. B289G5,  intend,"sixty days from the date hereof, to apply-  to the mining recorder for a certificateof improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant to the above claim.  And  further take notice that action,'under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, 1900.  I.-H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT.  .MINER AL-AC_T.,_1896,_  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  SYLVESTER K. Mineral Claim, situate in  Greenwood camp, Kettle Riyer Mining-division of Yale district. Where located:  North of and adjoining theCimeron mineral  claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, A. M. Whiteside,  as agent for L. I. Ostroski, free miner's  certificate No. 18596A,. C. Scott. Galloway, free  miner's certificate No. B7777, J. Circu, free  miner's certificate No. B63S0, P. W. Dillon, free  miner's certificate No. 18597A-, D. Moylan, free  miner's certificate No. B6146, sixty days from  the d-ete hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for aCertilicate of Improvements for the  purpooe of obtaining a Crown Grant for the  above mineral claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 15th day of January, A. D. 1909.  A. M. WHITESIDE.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. .  BALLARAT Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Miningyivision of Yale district. Where located: In Kimberly i-amp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, intend to apply to the miniug  recorder for a certigcate of improvements-for  the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the  above claim.  And further take notice that  action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT.   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  AHTHERi-rSVD:~Mi'JOHNSON-and---DBADWOOD-  mineral claims, situate in the Kettle river  mining division of Yale district. Where  located:    Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby  as agent for Geo. D. Ley son, free miner's ���  certificate No. B6472, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements for the pur-;  pose of obtaining a crown grant to the above  claim.  Andfurther take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  ���- ������  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.  FORBES M. KERBY'.  MINERAL   ACT.  CHESAW'S   SENSATION.  Li. L. Patrick's New Residence Was Blown Ur>  by Dynamite. [r  Chesaw, March 27.��� [Special to The  Times.]���When -George Mechem first  jumped the upper part of the Chesaw  townsite, excitemea ran high and culminated in a free-for-all .fight that  night.   Then  the outward signs died  WINERS and : :  PROSPECTORS  should Wear   : :  Ames Holden Go's.  " Columbia "  ak��- " Kootenay "  ���' Vancouver "  All of which arc First.class Foot Wear  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  ���'BARROW    Mineral   Claim   situate  in the  Kettle  River  Mining    Division    of    Yale  District.     Where   located:      In   Skylark  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for George R. Naden, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 14357a, Jean B. Desrosiers, Free  Miner's Certificate No. ii_043, John Layeax,  Free Miner's Certificate No. H6355, Frank H.  Parker, Free Miner's Certificate No. u6lS> and  Ernest J. "Civet-more, Free Miner's Certificate No B6312, intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof, to apply to the Min-  Injr Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaraiug-a Crown Grant ot  the above claim.                                           . .  Aud further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvement.  Dated this 10th day of March, l'JOO. __  58-07 I. H. KA_.1.ETT.  MINERAL, ACT, 18%.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIO ���  QUEEN OF SHEBA Mineral claim, Rituatcd  In thc Kettle River Miiiinj: Division of Yale  District. Where located : Deadwood  camp. ���    .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Georpe Andiews,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B7726 for  mvsclf amlas atfeut forLoria A. Smith, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 157, intend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim'  And further take notice that action, under  Section  37,  must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of January, 1900.  GEORGE ANDREWS.  Certificate of Improvements.'  NOTICE.  RATTLER Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle River Miulny division of Yale district.  Where located :In Wellington camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for William Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 18080A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apul^y to the miuliitr recorder for a certificate of improvements for the  purpose of obtaining a crown if rant to tho  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before thc Issuance of such certificateof improvements.  Dated this 6th day of Marcii. 1W0.  I. H. HALI.ETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1900.  Certificate  of Improvement.  NOTICE **  '���JOLIETTE FRACTIONAL" Mineral C!a.m  situate in tlu. Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale District.    Where   located :    Deadwood  T AKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's Certificate No. n6356. as  a��-eut for John B. Desrosiers, Free Miner's  Certificate No. L0O43. intend, sixty days from  thc date hereof, to apply to the Mininir  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtainint. a Crown Grant of the  above claim. .  And further take notice that action, under  ��ecttou 37, must be commenced before the is-  I suance of such Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.        ,_,���__  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERAL ACT, 18%.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  i    NOTICE-  HAMILTON   Mineral Claim situate   in   tho  Kettle   River   Mining   Division   of   Yale  District.       Where    located :        Kimberly  Camp. .  AKE NOTICL that I, Mary oarland. Free  _ Miner's Ceitilicate No. 10632a intend  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that   action under  Section 37   must   be   commenced   before   thc  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of Februarv, 1900.  28-37 MAR*  GARLAND.  ���"TV  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that at the first meeting of the License Commissioners for the City  of Greenwood, held after thirty days from this  date, the undersigned will apply for a transfer  from A. Archambeault & Co. (formerly held by  Geaureau & Co.) to Bailey & Co. of the hotel  license of the Alberta Hotel.  A. AJiCHAMBEAULT & CO  Greenwood, B. C, March 17,193).  iy  o THE-GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  ��� FOR TlffiJAMPIB  Prominent Mining Men of tt_fe7District  Endorse the Proposition-  IT  HELPS  MINING  DEVELOPMENT  Letters   and    Interviews    of   Operators���A.  Sampler Is the " Prospectors' Friend,"  Says Harry Johns.  Replies have been received by The  Times to three letters in regard to the  benefits to be derived by the establishment of sampling works at this point.  The writers are S. F. Parrish, manager of the B. C. mi.ne, in Summit  cimp; William Yolen Williams, superintendent of the Old Ironsides and  Knob Hill mines, in Greenwood camp,  and Harry Johns, superintendent of  the Sunset mine, in Deadwood camp.  They are all favorable to the proposition, as a perusal of their letters will  show. The Times has also interviewed  ,-) a number of local mining men for  their opinion, and every one expressed  himself on behalf of the proposition, even going so far as to say that  the city, should encourage such industries by a substantial bonus if it hopes  to retain its standing as the: leading  mining community in. the Boundary  district. ���      '*'.  IS AVORTHY OF CONSIDERATION.  Frederick Keffer, mine manager for  the British Columbia Columbia Copper  company, in rt-ply to the query as to the  advantages of .a sampler, said : '.'The  establishment of sampler works,  especially in a district where there is  a number of small prospects capable  of producing ore, is certainly well  worth considering. Such works, when  properly managed, are of incalculable  benefit to a town. They help the small  mine-owner to develop his proper y by  ���giving him ready cash for his ores.  They are a benefit to the smelter by  reason of their being able to purchase  small quantities of different kinds of  ore, and .being in a* position to sample  and classify same when they have got  together a considerable amount they in  turn dispose of the ore to the smelter,  whereas a smelter could hardly afford to  stop hs sampling mill, clean itout and  run throngh only a very small quantity of ore so as to make a separate disposition of the same." ���* *  HELPS NINING INDUSTRY.  F. M. Munn, well known in this city  and interested in claims, in Summit  camp, was in town a day or two since  from Eholt. He was interested in the  reports of, the prospect of a sampler-  being erected here, and in speaking of  the advantages to a district lie said :  " Previous to corning to the Boundary  I have lived in such camps as Cripple  Creek and Victor, in Colorado state.  There eight-tenths of the ore from the  mines first passes through, a sampler.  They are oE immense benefit to any  camp, and the growth of the mining  industry in that state has been in a  great measure fostered by sampling  works. Personally I know little about  the workings. 1 am not an engineer,  but a hotel keeper, but -I speak of the  benefits of such plants from experience  gained in camps where they are in successful operation."  AID TO DEVELOPMENT.  H. R. Kirkpatrick, resident agent for  the James Cooper Manufacturing com-  ^iiy^f~thisr~citypwas'-another^seen  He was of the opinion that the Bound  ary district was capable of producing  sufficient ore to run a -sampler successfully. He said that he had had no personal experience with a plant of that  description, but from what he had  learned, knew that in other countries  samplers were an aid to the development of the mines and in turn benefited the town or camp where they were  located. .���  17. S. Moulton-Barrett, D. A. Cameron and Robert Wood were also* seen  and expressed themselves as heartily  in favor of the city using every effort  to have sampling works located here,  believing that it meant much to the  mines and claims in. many camps surrounding Greenwood.   .  W. YOLEN WILLIAMS VIEWS.  Old Ironsides Mining Co., L.td., )  Phoenix, B. C, April 3rd, 1900. f  To the Editor: Replying to your  favor of the 2nd inst., I would say  that, in my opinion, the most direct  benefit the city would derive from the  establishment of sampling works  within its limits would be the increase  in the payroll of the town, and the  natural increase in the volume of business resulting therefrom. This, ot  course, depends upon the size of the  plant, and the number of men necessary to operate it. If the company  Trho contemplate erecting the works  have sufficient financial backing to  enable them to purchase ore in small  quantities as it may be offered to them,  i would undoubtedly be a good thing  for prospectors and small property  holders who mav wish to sell ore in  small lots in order to realize a little  money to carry "on development work.  It would also afford convenient and reliable means of sampling ore from any  prospect in the neighborhood, for the  purpose oi. determining the actual  value of the ore, which, as a rule, gives  much better satisfaction than when  the ore is assayed from small samples.  It seems to' me that any industry  which helps to increase the payroll and  business of the town should be encouraged and fostered by the ratepayers of Greenwood.  -.' .War. Yolen Williams.  '���' - .      S. F. parrish advises IT.  B. C. Mine, {  Summit Camp, April 5, 1900. '  To the Editor: " I have your letter  about the establishment of sampling  works in Greenwood. The advantages  of such works are numerous, but probably the greatest of all of them, in a  new and largely undeveloped district,  is that it encourages the prospector  and mining man in a small way, giving  him an opportunity of selling smaller  lots of ore than he could probably  afford to send to a distant smelter and  of realizing cash in return for his  labor. Not only in this way is it valuable, however. It gives an opportunity  for extensive sampling of developed  ore bodies in a manner ordinarily impossible at the mine. The errors made  in hand sampling, no matter how carefully" it is clone, are known to every  miner, the results often being serious.  S. F. Pariush.  THE C. PJL BOARD  Held Its Annual Meeting in Montreal  Yesterday.  FIVE PER CENT DIVIDENDS YEARLY  Gossip   of   the   Western   Railroads ��� Send  Freight by the Kettle River From  Midway to Curlew.  harry johns' opinion.  Sunset Mine, )  Deadwood Camp, April 6,1900. f  To the Editor: Answering your inquiry re the establishment of a sampler  at -Greenwood, would say that I am  beartity in favor of the proposition.  In such States as Colorado, Utah,  Nevada and California, wherel have  mined, samplers are in evidence in  nearly every mining camp. They are  there known as the "pros-iectors'  friend." The prospector opening up a  claim on a small scale happily strikes  ore, with the result, if he is in a camp  w-here a. sampler is located, he has a  ready market to dispose of his ores for  spot cash. In turn he benefits the  merchants of,.-, the town by spending  money fo''<n_Tvjr_plies with which to continue th/e development. A sampler in  the Boundary district would benefit  the same just as similar plants have  done in the different States of the  Union that I have mentioned ,  Harry Johns.  Montreal, April 5.���The annual  meeting of the board of directors of  the Canadian Pacific Railway company was held yesterday afternoon,  Sir William Van Home, chairman of  the board, presiding. The annual report already made public was taken as  read. Mr. cT. G. Shaugnessy, president of the company, moved its adoption. The president, in' a brief speech,  referred to the general prosperity of  the system ; the low rates prevailing,  aud how it was proposed to overcome  their effect by building larger locomotives, cars, etc ; the extension of the  company's system in the west, and  other matters pertaining to the well-  fare of the road. Resolutions were  passed, authorizing the expenditure of  $3,266,489 for the maintenance of the  system, and providing for the election1  of a chairman of the board of direc  tors, who should not hold the office of;  president. A resolution of condolence,;  expressing sympathy with the family  of the late Sir George Kirkpatrick, a  colleague, was also passed.  Sir William Van Home was reelected  chairman of the board, Mr. Shaugh-  nessy president of the company, and  Mr. D. McNicoll second vice president  and general manager. .'.*���'  DAMAGED BY THE  WATERFLOW.  A flood of damage suits is likely to  strike the city because the mayor last  year insisted upon having his own  way. When Deadwood street was being graded, Alderman Wood and other  members of. the council strongly urged  that a culvert be piaced over the old  creek bed. The mayor refused, and  the grade was- completed without a  culvert. The result was inevitable.  The overflow water had no way of  escaping and backed tip until it over  flowed the level land between the. creek  and government street. This morning the Miners' hotel, several small  houses in the vicinity and the Alhambra hotel were flooded, causing considerable damage. W. S. Fletche*-,  owner of the Alhambra, and several  other property owners threaten legal  proceedings.  FISK JUBILEE SINGERS.  This evening the Fisk Jubilee  Singers open a two night's engagement, under the auspices of the Presbyterian church, at Miller's hall.; There  should be a large attendance to greet  this noted company. The press of the  Dominion has been unstinted in its  praise of the clever company who will  "bV^eri tHis"eveningr^Thei-Gitizen^of  Carleton Place, Ontario, said : " The  Fisk Jubilee Singers presented a superb  concert last evening to a large and  enraptured audience. The twelve programme numbers .were increased to  nearly double under the glows of the  encores. The company was by far the  best that has every appeared here."  The singers will be here only for two  Rights, Saturday and Monday.  1 NEWS OF THE HAILS A8D WIRES I  AH the telegraph poles have been  distributed between here and Midway,  Wiring same is now in progress.  H. T.Wilgress, resident agent of the  lands department of the C..-& W.y has  moved into new offices adjoining his  former ones in the Rendell block. .  Today the carpenters on the C. & W.  were transferred from Midway to this  point and will build an addition on the  freight sheds and also extend the station depot platform 50 feeti The last  improvement has been continually  urged by The Times.  The construction department of th  C* & W. is building a temporary trestle  bridge from the end of the branch  spur to the smelter near Grand Forks,  across the North Fork of the Kettle  river. Until the permanent crossing  is finished this trestle will be used for  all purposes. It will enable the smelter  to receive ore shipments within a few  days, as the work is being hurried up.  A prominent party of Great North  ern railroad officials are expected to  arrive in Spokane today on their way  to the coast.. The party includes President J. J. Hill, Vice-Presidents J. N.  Hill, 1.. N. Hill and Darius Miller,:  and Chief Engineer John F. Stevens.  This is President Hill's final visit to  the coast before going to France for  the summer, and the season's wbrk  wtll now be determined upon.  to TheTimes.]-The Provincial liberal  convention in Vancouver resulted only  in a row, .Yesterday morning _ an attempt was made to������. exclude ..aeyeral  prominent liberals,''claiming to be accredited representatives -from-' remote  constituencies. These included E. P.  Davies of Vancouver, and Colonel  Gregory and John Grant of .[Victoria.  By an organized rush the excluded  delegates, numbering over thirty, made  their way in by main force and a fistic  encounter ensued, which the police  were called in to suppress. Wrangling  over the attempted exclusion continued  until evening. Then, when business  was called, the first motion offered declared that the convention could not  endorse Martin's as a Liberal representative ' Liberal administration. An  uproar followed during which a motion  to adjourn sine die was made and carried and the meeting dispersed. The  anti-Martin motion had not been put.  Another Report.  Vancouver,. April 7.���The Liberal  convention adjourned at 10 o'clock  last, night without transacting any  business. Only one decisive vote was  taken resulting in a tie of 139 for and  against admission of the Cassiar delegates. Martin and supporters were  against these delegates being allowed  but the chairman Fred Peters decided  on casting vote in favor of allowing  them.. At the evening session E. P.  Day is, Q. C., threw a bomb in the  meeting by moving a vote pf want of  confidence in the Martin government.  Martin-objected to this as .being out of  order on the ground thattfthe previous  convention had decided against party  lines and that his government was not  on trial in any way. Tbe chairman  allowed.the Davis movement, then the  convention became unruly and Davis  held the floor for two .hours not being  allowed to speak. Finally the chairman declared that a motion to adjourn  indefinitely was carried and the meeting dispersed half ah hour later.  , Associated Press.  . Vancouver, April 7.���The signs, of  trouble which were so plainly visible  at the opening of; the'7 Provincial Liberal convention* here" ryesterday aftei-  nootrandwhich' "developed--.dunrig the  day, -.materialized, .into a .small^sized  riot about 10 -6'clock.this morning.  Amotigthe 250 delegates, moreor 1ess,  who presented credentials were a lot  of proxies for various distant districts.  John Grant, an exMoaydr of Victoria,  and nineteen Vancbuverites. whom he  gathered around him shortly after his  arrival here yesterday, presented credentials for Cassiar, which were immediately;' challenged by the credential  committee, as it was known that the  Gi-ant contingent were all anti-Martin,  and.as the majority, of the credential  committee were supporters of .the.premier, :tUey found . good grounds to reject" the alleged Cassiar representatives,. The anti-Mar Unites on the committee fought hard, but: were voted  down.  GREENWOOD TO FORM A  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL  Delegates Appointed to Hold a- Meeting Monday'Evening���Benefitin  .V:":'"'";.Aflof Winers'liriidn.; ':7".  ROSSLAND^CONVENTION.  CHESAW PERSONALS.  Chesaw, Wash., April 2.���[Special  to The Times.] Mr. and Mrs. Al Williams welcomed a little daughter to  their home the end of last week.  '. Deputy Sheriff Sanford has returned  from Conconully, where he had gone  to commit Mollie Myers to the county  jail.  J. L. Cresson has received his appointment as United States commissioner and tried his first case, viz.,  United States v. Theodore Faust, last  Saturday. Mr. Cresson looks for a  rush of business as soon as the proclamation of the president is issued for  the opening of the reservation.  The excitement over the blowing up  of L. L. Patrick's residence has somewhat abated, although both parties  have applied to the superior court of  Okanogan county for relief. L. L.  Patrick has retained Ernest Peck,  while I. J. Evans has secured the services of the firm of Hopson & Hopson  to conduct his side of the case. As  both parties have expressed a determination to fight the case to the end,  an interesting legal battle may be  expected.  -Dublin, April 7.���The Dublin police,  by order of the government, seized  today's issue of the United Irishmen  as "a print calculated to produce discontent, dissatisfaction and disloyalty." The immediate cause of the  seizure -was an article headed -'The  Famine."  A meeting of Liberal Conservatives  was held last evening in the city hall,  Clive Pringle in the chair. The only  business transacted was the appointment of .delegates to the Rossland con*  vention on the 10th inst. The delegates appointed were: Clive Pringle,  James Kerr and Robert Wood. Delegates from Midway, Anaconda, Enolt,  Phoenix and Rock Creek will also be  in attendance.  GREENWOOD BICYCLE CLUB.  Bicycling promises to be quite the  thing, in Greenwood this summer.  Among the local riders of the 'silent  steed' there are some who have achieved  honors on the track. One of the most  enthusiastic is Bert Mclntyre. Bert  has to his credit some records on the  tracks in the Northwest territories and  is one of the workers for the success of  the Greenwood Bicycle club, which was  formed by a coterie of wheelmen on  Friday evening. Bennest & Eccles'  store was the scene of the gathering of  a dozen riders, who there and then proceeded to organize a club. The officers  elected were: Ed. Birnie, president;  N. Lamont, vice-president; A. W.  Bennest, secretary-treasurer, and C.  Erlich, captain. E/ery one -who rides  is invited to join, andall lady bicyclists  were made honorary members, To-  n:o_row (Sunday) morning at 9:30 the  wheelmen will hold their initial run,  weather permitting. The start will be  made from the B. C. hotel, and an invitation is cordially extended to both  resident and visiting wheelmen to participate. The Times begs to make one  suggestion to the new club, and that is  to fall in line and affiliate with the Canadian Wheelmen's Association.  Union*ihall, oyer the Hendricksbn  Mercantile company's store, has been  nicely fitted. tip" for lodge purposes.  The work has beeii done, jointly by the  Carpenters'-.and ^Min'ers'^uhiphs^aiid  they now have a .very cozy place to  hol<_| meetings.  '.!���&.*:->  , Monday, April ,16th,.is the date set  for the ball to be given under the  auspices of the Miners' Union. Committees have been appointed to arrange  for the dance, which wilj. be held in  Miller's hall. Good music.will be provided and a merry timg.will be spent  by those who attend.     '.'7'"  Delegates from the different labor  unions ih the city-will meet on Monday, evening in Union hall for the purpose of forming a Trades and Labor  Council similar to that in Rossland  and in the Coast cities. The proposition to form such a council has keen  discussed in labor union circles for  some time, and credit is due the Miners  Union for taking the initiative.  The Liberal Convention Ended in a  Free Fight.  Victoria, B. C.r April 7,���[Special  The Carpenter* and Joiners'-Union  has received its charter to affiliate with  the Brotherhood of Carpenters and  Joiners of America. The present rate  of initiation is $1 After May 1st it  will be raised to $5, the regular fee of  the union. Last Thursday, at its  weekly meeting, . nominations for  officers for the present year were made  and the election will be held the coming  Thursday. The union has now a'membership of 80. _j____  A benefit entertainment will be given  tonight at the Alhambra' Theatre in  aid of the Greenwood Miners' Union;  Outside pf an extra bill of attractions  to be furnished by the house, there  will _ be a double-handed drilling contest between teams representing Greenwood, Phoenix, Deadwood and Sum-  tnit.. It is,hoped* that the house will  be packed by members of the different  unions and their .friends. Quite a contingent is expected down from. Phoenix,  and the surrounding camps will contribute their share.  LOUIS  BLUE,  PRES.' PETER  OENELL.E,  .ICE-Pi.ES.  J.   POUPORE,*SECRETARY.  LIMITED.  General Office,  Greenwpod, B. C.  Telephones :  Columbia No.  Boundary Creek No.  Vernen. & Nelson  ... No. 26.  Our Yards and Mills are  located as follows- :  Greenwood, Phoenix, Dead-  -wood City, Eholt No. i, Eliol No.  2, Long- Lake, Roclc Creelc, Slcy-  lark Camp, Naltr.sp, Robson,  Ymir and Rosslaud.  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of : : : : :  I  A.   FISHER,    LOCAL   MANAGER.  OUR GUARANTEE V   ��>��  We guarantee to furnish a better Cash Register  than any other company and at a lower price.  (Jto&wutf Caef, (Reliefer Co*  DAYTON, OHIO.  Address all communications to  A. H. WAL LB RIDGE; Sales Agent. Vancouver, B.C.  MIDWAY, B. C.  First-Glass Accommodation. Best Brands Liquors arid -Cigars  THOS. McAULAY, Proprietor.";  Ml IS_ALL RIGHT  Nio Truth in the Rumor That Granhy  Smelter Dam Had Broken.  THE     SMELTER      RATE      FIXED  J. P. Graves Auttiorlzes Statement Regardlne  Smelter Charges and the Immense Value  of Knob H1H Mine. _. -  : Shortly after the west-bound train  arrived in the city yesterday a wild  rumor started to go the rounds that  the dam how under construction on the  North Fork of the Kettle river by the  Granby Smelter company had given  way and was a total loss. Immediately  the rumor was brought to the notice of  The Times, W. A. Harkins of Grand  Forks, the well-known newspaper man,  was called up by telephone and asked  if, there was any truth in the same.  Mr. Harkins replied with an emphatic  "No!" He said that while the present  high water had retarded the work, it  would not prevent an early completion.  The superstructure had been finished  and was.being filled in. There was no  danger at all from the water, and the  information regarding the local rumor  came as a surprise to him.  "Say," he said, "while you are at  the.'phone I will give you a piece of  hews. 1 have just interviewed J. P.  Graves, general manager of the stnel-  J^er^cpmpany, and he authorizes the  stat^l5^ht~thaOher "smelter-rate here  will be from $3.50 to $4 per ton, according to the character of the ore treated.  He also said that the superintendent of  the Knot) Hill mine, in Greenwood  camp, had estimated that the ore above  the tunnel level alone was worth $11,-  500,000.- Pretty big, eh?", he ejaculated. "They value the ore at $8.35  per ton, which will leave a net profit  to the shareholders of $3.35 per ton.  The Knob Hill tunnel is in a distance  of 1,100 feet, and they are still driving  in ore."  Mr. Harkins also added that the  smelter there would be "blown in"  within seven weeks and that business  generally in Grand Forks was good.  fiotel Kootenay  MISS, K..SWANSON,',   "''  ;...' -.'"Rroprieteness..   *< '������'���/  Headquarters   for 'Boundary   lliiniaa  Operators.- '     r>  ROSSLAND,!  .B. C*/  Established I8t2.  Famitui-c  Carpets  Linoleums;  Cork Cirpet'  Curtains  Wallpajpe  Complete House: Fuia-Mife*'  7 >=:xKF< ' ���  A lar-je stock of FUto and  Medium:  Priced Goodacin above, lines..  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  *.  _ w<���>��<������� ; mnim ��>t wibob' .  FOR SAL3.  Otta Aerial Tramway Cable,   lengih  6,500 feet, with buckets and fixtures  complete.  Modern  Concentrator,  capacity    X00  tons, makers Fraser  &   Chalmers.  45 K W Dynamo, Ledgerwood hoist  1 pair 16 in. and 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.  .,' ���FOR-  ';���  Bar mirrors,    >iate;     $S��e��f j  ������="=or eoS��Mf--vti eiasfrw^  Ulail Paper,      Paint$,      Oil*,  __    ^a/nfe^es,   H*om  and Picture   mouldinas,   ���te  .-������*'    WHITE ..':���'.  W. F. As it_jw; Grand Fprks;;B:C  Bf��v*iJ?��nr^Cr ^ representative of J.*' W. Melh  hn.�� iii,   *who carries   the largest stoclcr  ���^ liK_.su, B.c.     As nearly"alt of,luop  freUrht^" '"iP01"*^ "^ Cape   fioro thecho*  1 reight e deludes eastern, dealers'  . K. NICH0LLS  110 till  iiia! mem.  Suokane, Wasli. U. S.  Paris, April 7.-The news of the  death of General Villebois Mareuill  was posted at the chamber of the  senate yesterday and caused a painful  impression."  The Greenwood  Electric Company^  Are now prepared to under--  take the installing of lights I  on   premises   of   intending J  consumers. Before any build- j  ing is connected to the Coni- 1  pany's   mains.   The    wiring |  will have to be inspected by  an officer of the  Company.  All  work must   be done in \  accordance with the rules of  the National Board of Fire  Underwriters.      Prices   and '.{  any further   particulars can il  be obtained at the office, of .'  the    Company    located    on 7  Deadwood street.  Greenwood Electric Co.  Greenwood, 'B.C:  NOTICE.  \����$^iST1lereby S?ven that at ����<*��� first meet-  titp of the License Commissioners for tha C-t-s.  aV.Gre<t.*-woo_1' h?ld after thirty days. from����l-  "S tto'.ngew.iraedjriH Vj fcratrant.  from J. W. Nelson to De-_m & Co., of the hoi  license of the Pioneer Hotel.  Gre^tx*, B. c., March 17? i&%NEI-S0N-*

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