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 A^/r  zP \  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District  ��^r  Vol. VII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1900.  198  No. 39.  ���SJBWI^^  Head Office and Works at  tB_ji("i(Evii,i,E, Ont.  "Branch Office and Works at  TRAII,, B.C.  THE (MAC G&ACHINE Co., Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors, Roc Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works.  Oar Shops at Trail are most complete, consequently we  are in  a position to handle all  7 kinds of Repairs.   If you are troubled with your Dnlls freezing, or wish to  save money buying repairs, then USE  OURS. J. P. BYERS, M*r.,Trail.B.C  Details of  the   Fight Are  Coming In.  SUCCESSFULLY    RETIRED  SuiuMiuiU^^  The James Cooper Mfg, Co.,  **-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  MANUFACTURERS OF  -**  I Tn_ier$olJ=$ergea?it  machinery,.  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc. ^'���^KRX���������  ROCK DRILLS. STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS ....  OF AXiXi KT1  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSSI,��ND. -^g  ^   R. H. ����� mcHally, Rossland. B. C. B. R* KirKpatrielt, Greenwood, B. C.   __|  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.  OUR GUARANTEE-  We guarantee to furnish a better Gash Register  than, any other company and at a lower price.  &     f\k,     J>   0   J_vA   jfl   flO ^ ^L^Ij.^   /C**.  DAYTON, OHIO.  Address all communications to 7  A. H. WALLBRIDGE. Sales Agent, Vancouver, B. C.  ...MINE AND STOCK BROKERS...  501-2 & 3 Fernwell Block,''. ��� ���:     Spokane,  Wash., U. S.  fe have buyers for 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  FINE} LINE OF.  Pipes, Cigars,  "Mt U i/ivU v/\lvJi-U;ilU'*^i"U UxjiixJiS*  JUST RECEIVED.   :.  Coryell's  Map of  Wellirigton   Camp  $1.00;' ���"''���':'  ii  *  DRUGGIST,   ::     i   I 7VC     ,   B. C  LOUIS BLUE, PRES.. PETER QEHELUE, VICE-PREB.  xt. POUPORE.'.SECRETARY.  Ul  LIMITED.  General Office, 52  Greenwood, B. C.  Telephones :  Columbia No.  Boundary Creek No.     s_jj  Vernen & Nelson  No. 26.  F Coates  & Co X  Contractors  #1 Builders  House Moving- a  Specialty.  The Boers Looted the Capital Before  Doing So���Baden-Powell on  the March.  THISTLE : :  la tbe Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���'  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian.  sow. agents:  R. P. RlTHET & Co. Ltd.  VICTORIA    B.C  Our Yards and Mills are  located as follows :  Greenwood, Phoenix, Dead-  wood City, Eholt No. -, Ehol No.  2, Long- take, Tiock: Creek, Skylark Camp, Nakusp, Robson,  Ymir and Rosslaud. ".'  .  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of  A.   FISHER,   LOCAL   MANAGER  m  Chief Henton of the fire department  left today for St. Paul, where his father is seriously ill.  F. M. McLeod has returned from a  trip to the Kootenay country. He  visited Nelson and Rossland. He stated that everybody is interested in nothing but politics. John Houston will be  elected in Nelson by a large majority.  He also believes that Mr. Mackintosh  will carry the city of Rossland by a  handsome majority.  London, June 7.���Military operas  tions in South Africa are apparently  at a standstill. For a day or two the  tired troops of Lord Roberts are resting, and he is filling the magazines  and warehouses at a new base, Pretoria, preparatory to a long chase after  the retiring Boers in the direction of  Lydenburg. His cavalry are probably  seeking to intercept Commandant  Botha. Some dispatches are .to hand  which left ���' Pretoria Monday while  fighting was going on outside the city.  They came by way of L/orenzo Marquess. One of them says: "Toward  the end of the day, when the British  were shelling the southern forts, a  number of projectiles burst, damaging  the suburbs. All day armed burghers  have been leaving Pretoria, going  east/where the greater part of the  rai'rpad' rolling stock has been removed. General Botha's fighting is  essentially a rear-guard action, the  object being not to defend Pretoria,  but to delay Lord Roberts until the  railway switch had been cleared and  the main part of the Boer army had  started to withdraw.' The British ad-  vanceappears to have left open to the  Boers the best line of retreat along  the railway."  Possibly Lord Roberts has been able  to-cut the railway before a full retire-  ment was effected. That. Pretoria  would 7be defended was apparently  given out after the council of .war with  a view of misleading the British.  Lydenburg district, to which provisions originally destined for Pretoria  have been diverted, and where a cartridge factory has been erected and  where reserve supplies of all sorts are  stored, is a volcanic region of fertile  valleys, enclosed bv great ramparts of  precipitous rocks, penetrated by nar-1  row. winding passes.  ",. There are herds of cattle in the valleys and much native labor available  for fortfying. The Boers used both  heavy and light artillery at Pretoria.  What is supposed to have been the last  train that left Pretoria arrived at  Lorenzo Marquez Sunday evening.  Passengers ^included���a��� numbers of  foreign volunteers who were leaving  Boers and also wives and children of  Hollanders.. They described Pretoria  as destitute of food and clothing.  What the Boer officials, could not  take the natives and townspeople did.  Probably the most important Boer  army is at Laings Nek where both  sides are passive. General Rundel and  General Brabant ��have withdrawn a  little -southward. Baden-Powell has  extended martial law to the Marce and  North Lichtenburg districts. Shots  were exchanged between Boer and  British patrols 18 miles east of Mafeking on May 28. Part of the forces  lately at Pretoria are reported to have  gone westward to meet Baden-Powell  and to make a show of holding the  country through which he and General  Hunter are moving. Dispatches to the  Daily Telegraph from Newcastle, dated Tuesday, describes Boers there as  un unorganized rabble without flour,  meat or sugar. Their surrender is only  a question of time. Nevertheless correspondents aver, they hold strong  positions with prospect of safe retreat  toward Lydenburg.  It is understood at Newcastle that  the British government has approached the Natal government with a proposition that Natal shall voluntarily  renounce local self-government for a  time in order that a. good system of  Crown government may be instituted  for all South Africa, leading in course  of time to federation and the subsequent authority of the various states  similtaneously.  Lorenzo Marquez correspondents at  tach significance to a number of British warships in Delagoa Bay, suggesting that they are there possibly in anticipation of aiding the Portugese in  the event of disturbances at the Transvaal border.  JAPAN AND RUSSIA  Said to Be Ready for Conflict Over Chinese  Difficulties.  Shanghai, June 6.���Soldiers dispatched to attack the "Boxers" fought  an engagement quite close to Peking.  Many were killed on both sides.  In consequence of the representations of the Japanese government, the  landing of a large Russian force at  Taku is alleged to have been' stopped.  It is believed here that should Russia  persist in sending a large military  force to the front a collision with  Japan will be the inevitable result.  Reports are current of the hurried  completion of the mobilization of the  Japanese fleet.      '  CITY COUNCIL.  By-Laws Discussed at a Special Meeting  Last Wight.  The council met last night to furthur  consider By-Law 47, relating to the annexation of Greenwood and Anaconda.  Mayor Hardy presided, and with the  exception of Alderman Croply, the  others were present.'  After going into committee, By-Law.  47 was read a second and third time,  but Alderman Galloway objected to it  being passed. _  Considerable time was taken up in  discussing the advisibility of using  Lynn Creek for water supply.  Thursday, June 21st, between the  hours of 8 a. m. and 4 p. m.. was^ made  the day for voting ori By-Laws 46 and  47, the city clerk to act as returning  officer. '..���.-���:���:  The matter of Debentures received  some consideration, the clerk being instructed to open communication .vith  the Manufacturing Life Assurance Co.,  stating that the city has $20,000 worth  of bonds for sale and to ascertain what  price they offer. :~ '    ���'���7'*: '  Mr. Curtis' Railway.  Among " other trumped-up charges  made by Mr. Curtis against Hon. C. H.  Mackintosh was one of having given;a  "black-eye" to the Sunset mine, in Ihe-  Similkameen, which Mr. Curtis, on. the.  authority of his notoriously unreliable  mining partner, says is "due of the  greatest copper properties in British  Columbia." What about* the --black-  eye" Mr. Curtis attempted to give the  Boundary country when he publicly  stated as a reason why a refinery must  be established ori the Coast instead of  in this district that "to run a refinery  would need 50 tons of matte per day,  which means 1,000 tons of ore per  day"? Mr. Curtis thus indirectly asserted that by the time the Coast-  Midway railway will be ready to take  the product of our mines to the Coast-  say two years hence, if it be built���.  this district will not be producing 1,000  tons of ore per day. And yet he says  that he has closely studied this question. Is this another evidence of his  sincerity? Rather, is it another proof  of his insincerity?���Midway Advance,  WEST_F0RK  F. T. Abbott Tells of the Rush  to That District.  PROSPECTORS RUSHING IN  Road Badly Needed���Bier Showings of  Hiffb-Grade  Ore ��� Merchants  Are Kept Busy.  F. T. Abbott, manager of the Snodgrass stage line, returned yesterday  from,a trip to the West Fork country.  He is enthusiastic about the district  and predicts for it a great future as  soon as the district' is opened up arid  easierx communication established  thereto.  "I visited the Washington and  Idaho," he said to a Times representative.. "It is without exception the best  surface showing I .ever saw. The  ledge has been prospected by means of  open cuts. There is 65 feet of ore  averaging $50 to the ton. There is  also a 100-foot shaft on the property  sunk on- the ore. There are several  properties on the same hill with splendid showings.  There is a big rush of prospectors  and men going in to do assessment  work on their properties. The day I  came out I met five outfits going in.  The stores at Rendell and Beaverton  are doing a good business but are  handicapped by lack of roads and  consequent difficulty in getting in  supplies.  Things are getting active, in town-  site, matters. At Beaverton, Mrs.  Thomyson is having the town subdivided, while I met Forbes M.; Kerby  going in to survey Rendell. A. Branson is interested in the site between  the two,   He will put in a saw-mill.  Mr. Abbott also stated that Dan McDonald has sold his stage line to a  Mr. Kelly arid., that in. the���future -s  stage will run six times a week between Rock Creek and Chesaw.  Day by day the work on the Mother  Lode mine is giving fresh evidence of  the great body of pay ore which the  property contains. Two cross-cuts at  the 200.foot level are in 90 feet of solid  ore; a third cross-cut which is nov: being ruii is in 45 feet of .solid ore and  the probablity is that the ore body here  will be same wi Uii as in the other two  cross-cuts.  FROM CHESAW.  ���������������Go^OHtfee^Listr^^^���  A Vancouver dispatch says : -' The  565 - residents of the Nelson riding  whose suffrage ��� has been hanging in  the balance for the last week or two,  may rest easy now on the,assurance  that they may exercise to the full their  voting prerogatives on Saturday next.  The appeal in the .Nelson voters' list  case was today allowed by the full  court sitting here, Justice Walkem  dissenting from the decision of Justices Martin and Irvine. The appeal  was from a prohibition order, granted  by Mr. Justice Drake at Nelson. It  was understood at first that costs were  adjudged to go with the order, but the  question has been laid over for decision, owing to a question raised by  E. P. Davis, Q. C, counsel for the respondent/^   Through the recommendation of  W. C.Noble, the local manager, John  Z. Beaton, who lost his left hand in  the Golconda mine in February last,  has just received 10,000 shares of treasury stock in the Golconda Mining company. The company had no liability  in the master, and the handsome gift  speaks hugely for the treatment by  the management of an employee who  was unfortunate enough to be injured  while working for them.  Mr. Smith Curtis stated last Wednesday night that he had been asked to  buy the newspapers that are opposing  him in this riding and had refused to  do so. He was challenged by the editor of The Greenwood Times .and admitted' that he did not include that  paper. If he intended to convey the  impression that The Advance in any  way approached him or anyone con-,  nected with him, he did so knowing it  to be absolutely untrue.���Midway Advance.  Interesting News Items From   the   Myers  - ' Creek Metropolis.  Chesaw, June 2.���[Special to The  Times.]���The first issue of the Chesaw  Times was sent out last Friday, the  25th. The Times is a newsy little  paper,-Republican in-politics.  Beatrice Hopson returned from attending court in Conconully. Tuesday  evening, having left Conconully at  7:30 the same morning. She returned  on horseback and made the ride of 65  miles in about 11 hours.  Mrs. L. L. Patrick has returned from  a visit to Walla Walla.  Building operations are on the increase. Wm. Weisgeber is erecting a  new dwejling at the north of the town.  Mr. Campbell, of the firm of Campbell  and Stowell, is also putting up a new  residence. Messrs. Price & Enders,  formerly of Post Falls, have bought  lots and will immediately commence  the erection of a residence arid also a  large two-story blacksmith shop and  carriage shop on Myers .avenue. Gal-  liac Bros, of Toroda have started work  on a new butcher shop. The old butcher shop is undergoing extensive repairs. Messrs. Allen & Shafter have  over 100,000 brick ready for burning;  they have also built a large kiln to  burn lime. There is a large dyke of  the finest kind of clay running across  the country, about }4 a mile east of  Chesaw; this clay tests as large a per  cent as any ever found.  J. O. Loudegin came in last week  from Waitsburg, Wash., and is making preparations to begin work on the  Yakima group of -claims. The first  work is to repair the buildings on the  property, which will require about a  week's work.. Tha group is on the  north end of the town and consisting  of the Yakima, Ben > War ton, Trenton  No. 1 and 2. There are four surface  ledges. - The Ben Warton has been the  most developed. It has a 75 foot shaft,  all in ore. This shaft will be pumped  dry and continued to a depth of at  least 150 feet. THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY ^IMES-  /.i  (Ueekly times*  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross ....'.Editor.  SATURDAY, JUN 12 9, 1900,  THE  POLITICAL SITUATION.  Martin either lost an opportunity,  which was. golden, through lack of-  foresight, or he .was insincere in his  opposition to the "C.P. R. and iri; his  advocacy' of Railway- competition.'*1*' So  cunning'a politician as Jos. Martin  knew the situation too well not to have  taken advantage of it had his. heart  been as responsive as his tongue is  glib.    AN'ELECTION ROORBACK.  A gentleman of this Province, in  writing East regarding the political  situation in British Columbia, after reviewing the conditions which have  affected thc country, for some years,  concludes:  " It is well known and generally  understood that the Ottawa administration is strongly opposed to Martin  in his role as premier and his claims  to Liberal leadership in this Province.  " Deep-seated in tbe minds of a large  element of the electorate there is a  feeling that the constitutional usages  which form the bulwark of British  liberty and freedom should not be disregarded as they have been during the  present lieutenant-governor's tenure of  office. It is true that conditions are  unusual, but that state of affairs has  been brought about largely by the  unusual exercise of his prerogative.  If the people, of course, endorse the  present government, his conduct will  have been, palliated���I will not say  justified ���but if not he will undoubtedly suffer the consequences of  dismissal. If Bis acts in this connection should be permitted to pass into  precedent, it will, to say the least, be  unfortunate, inasmuch as the door will  be opened to grave constitutional  abuses in the future.  "And a strong, stable government is  what the Province requires at this  juncture. Among the ills'from which  the Province is suffering at the present time are those arising out of the  unsettled and unsatisfactory state of  affairs politically. There is a feeling  of uncertainty; .among those whose  interests are affected either in the way  of employment or in respect to returns  on money invested which is highly  detrimental to material development..  What is wanted politically is wise and  well-digested legislation, firm administration and a careful study of the  economic conditions which affect the  prosperity of the whole people. Even  brilliant people are less to be desired  than those in whom the people at home  and abroad will have confidence. With  Premier Martin's record as political  disturber and wrecker of governments,  the one element of success in whose  life as a politician has depended upon  unrest and eternal combat, and with  his legislative and administrative  record while a member of a government in this Province, he cannot be  regarded as a safe man, as such a man  as the electorate as a whole would  desire to see at the head of affairs.  A GOLDEN OPPORTUN-TY LOST.  So far as the Kettle River Valley  Railway is concerned, as Mr. Bodwell  has pointed out in his address at Rossland, Mr. Martin"fiad~if iiThrsTpowef to'  bring the C. P. R. to its knees and  give the Boundary country what it  fought so hard to secure, viz: Railway  competition.  Mr. Martin has posed a good deal as  a supporter of the Kettle River Railway and as an antagonist of the C., P.  R. In fact, notwithstanding the position he recently occupied as the solicitor of the Company, he is represented  in a cartoon, more striking for the absurdity of the Premier's attitude than  any truth which is conveyed, ' as a  giant dealing a death blow to monopoly  in the form of the C. P. R. Keeping  this in view, what did he do when he  had the opportunity of once for all  solving the problem and proving his  sincerity ? Last year, at the very time  Mr. Corbin had renewed his application for a charter for a railway into  this district, the C. P. R. applied for  an extension of the time in which it  was necessary to make a selection of  lands granted as a bonus to the C. &  W. Ry. and file a plan of the same.  The time limit had expired in April,  1898, and the Company had virtually  lost its right to receive the land. What  would have been easier for Mr. Martin  as Attorney General to have stipulated  as a.condition of renewal, that the C.  P. R; should withdraw its opposition  to the Corbin charter, before extending  the time asked for ? The C. P. R. had  already expended a large amount of  money in surveying the line and constructing the road and could not have  afforded to throw it up. It would have  had to come to terms. What are the  facts in regard to the matter ? During  the session of 1899 an act was passed  extending the time to the C. P. R. two  years, wholly without conditions.   Mr.  A story, which originated in the Industrial World, Rossland, is being  circulated here and elsewhere in the  Jiding.    It is as follows:  The employees of the C. P. R. at  Trail, both on the railway and in the  smelter, are beginning to feel th$  pressure the company is bringing to  bear on them to compell them to vote  for C. H. Mackintosh. One by one the  employees are called into the office and  talked to, and arc finally given to'  understand that if they do not vote  right their discharge is certain. They  have also been informed that if Mr.  Mackintosh is not elected the smelter  will be shut down indefinitely.  In order to effectively give the  quietus to the rumor, the employees,  who are justly indignant on account of  it, have voluntary made the following  statement we are requested to publish.  Here it is:  We,' the undersigned, employees of  the Canadian Pacific Railway company and smelter at Trail, having read  statements in the Industrial World of  May 26th last, to the effect that pressure is being brought to bear on us to  vote for C. H. Mackintosh; that we  are called into the office one by one  and given to understand that if we  do not vote right our discharge is certain, and that we have been informed  that if Mr. Mackintosh is not elected  the smelter will be shut down in>-  definitely���beg to contradict the said  statements in the most unqualified  manner, and to say that there is not a  word of truth in any of them. .  Trail, May 29, 1900.  RAII."WAY ' EMPLOYEES.  .   Geo. Mortimer, Machinist.  J. D. Atkinson, Fitter.   .  John Paulson, Fitter.  John T. Shields, Car Repairer.  Ci,air Smith, Carpenter.  S. D. McDiarmib, Blacksmith.  Arthur Dunn, Storekeeper.  L,. M. Johnson, Tie Inspector.  Noei. Caldow, Foreman's Clerk.  F. E. Dockehii,-",, . Clerk.  J. N'. MuKi'HY, Clerk. '  Chas. H. AtherTon, Clerk.  C.W.KokTkight, Draughtsman.  Chas. Woodin, Wiper.  Geo. HarT, Engineer.  . T. H. McInerney, Yardmaster.  . T.'Mogi,erdy, Clerk. . " '  W. G. Brown, Fireman.  Robt. . Cairns, Hostler. .  ���  E. Sterling, Conductor.  B. 13.. Graves, Conductor.  Jas.' H. Baxter, Fireman.  Wm. Harkness, Engineer.  SMELTER Employees.  R. Tri.swei.i<, Brick Yard.   .  Jas. W. Harkness, Brick Yard.  Hugh Brown, Brick Yard.     '.  Duncan Gii/us, Brick Yard.  Eric Harkness, Brick Yard.  C. H. Green, Smelterman.  R. Boa rd, .Smelterman.  Edward. Morgan, Smelterman.  Peter Ryan, Electrician.  ���L. Cameron, Smelterman.  S: BuTorac, Smelterman.  C Guest, Smelterman......  --���George-AMBi,ER,-SmeLterman.^^  S. McKEE, Smelterman.  H. McGURDY, Smelterman.  D. H. Tower, Smelterman.  Martin Lyons; Blacksmith.  W. S. B. Tower, Machinist.  T. R. .McIntosh, Smelterman.  D. C Shields, Carpenter.  T. W. Mi*L.ROSS, Smelterman.  The   management   also    absolutely  deny the charge.'   As a matter of fact,  the strictest neutrality  has  been enjoined on all the C. P. R. officials.  a day/within two years, aridywe have  mines like the Mother Lode, B; C. and  a dozen others already hear, or in, the  shipping stage;*to depend 'upon for an.  output. Why, under the circumstances,'  should the matte of *thisv,,district be.  sent to the Coast tp be refined ? Why  not refine it here and send the refined  product to the Coast,7 saving 50 per  cent of the bulk and then ship by sea  as Mr. Curtis suggests. ���  By the way, it has.not been explain-  whether the Government proposes to  build the refinery7 itself or whether  capital has been secured to undertake;  it. . Surely Mr. Curtis would not,, after:  the fashion of the bunco townsite man.  base his promises to the electors on  things which exist only on paper, or,  more illusive still, in his imagination.  What guarantee haye .we that the Government, if elected, could or would  build a railway or that a refinery  .vould be built at the Coast at all ?  ;which* will absolutely be defurict .after  'the 9tli of 'June.-���.anil'' upon, a ^platform  that neither7 he7rib ;Mr.--7Marti'ii -ivilt;  ever haVe the,slightest"ojpportunity of  carrying into effect. The extravagent  promises, heats' making-to the-^ electors  are the merest hallucinations on his  part and greater hallucinations on- the  part of those who are foolish -enough  to accept such visions of possibilities.  WHY, NOT GREENWOOD?  Smith Curtis proposes among other  thing, to establish a refinery at the  Coast to which the Government Railway will carry our matte. Assuming  that Mr. Curtis' figures are correct as  to the cost of treatment and the relative  economic advantages of his scheme,  why not have thei refinery at some  point in the Boundary ? Mr. Curtis  says it would requre au output of 1,000  tons of ore a day, or 60 tons of matte  to make it pay and therefore it should  be at the Coast. In the name of common  sense where is thc copper matte to  come from, if not from the Botndary in  the first place? He spoke of Texada  Island points and up the Coast, but it  will be years before the prox'erties  there, if the are developed at all, will  produce copper ore to any material extent.      7.    , .     .  Before Mr. Curtis would be able to  complete Hi.s road to Midway, assuming the ability of the Government to  carry it through, Boundary could produce not only 50 tons of matte per day  but 150. If the estimates of reputable  engineers *like Messrs. Robins and  Williams of'Phoenix are correct, that  camp alone will ship 2,000 tons  of  ore  AN INCONSISTENT POSITION.  LOOKING TO DENVER.      :  The action of Smith Curtis in bringing- such men as Chris. Foley and  James Devine to instruct good Can a-,  dian and British workingmen in this,  district how to vote is, to say the least,  not complimentary to the intelligence  of our own people. These are no  doubt good myn as. private citizens and  ���eminently'quaU...(.I tp express'an opin-  ion on political issues in the cout'try  from which theyy recently came, but  why should we be subject to their  dictation and instruction? Mr. Foley,  ;_'t the meeting on Wednesday evening,;  admitted that he had just come from,'  Denver and other points on the other  s-d'- of the line nnd was not acquainted  w.lh the [.resent political issues of the,,  campaign. Nevertheless, because hei  has ipeeu identified with labor inter-;  ests and is to some"extent regarded as  a leader where he came ffQtn, he is  dragged on the platform here and else^  where to tell our . people what they,  should do. . At a time when the whole  British Empire has" been throbbing  with the sensations of victory after a  prolonged struggle over our enemies in  South Africa, it is inopportune, to say  the least, for those who" on the other'  side are pro-Boer sympathizers to be7  come our mentors'in matters political;  It is the sort of schoolmaKtership that  loyal British subjects, of whatever  class, should resent.  The Times feels free to speak ori this  subject. Its' course has been consistent on the questions affecting labor  interests. It has always paid'un'on  wages, and long before there was a  union' in the'district; it is now a union  journal; it has supported the eight-  hour law.from the outset; it has advocated government ownership of railways; it has'always been the mouthpiece of progressive Liberal principles,  more particularly where they applied  locally. As a consistent and1 constant  advocate' of these principles it must  condemn the men arid the methods now  employed in this cairipaigri being pa  raded in the guise of Liberalisrii to the  disgrace. and demoralization of the  Liberal cause in this Province.  In contradistinction to methods in  this' riding, we find snclj* tried and  trusted friends of labor as Jim Wilkes  aiid Ralph Smith, recognized leaders,  pjijthe^other side.   Jiiri Wilkes, chief  .Some persons-in this riding who are  good Liberals say that while they cannot "support Joe Martin they will vote  for Smith Curtis, because he is a  Liberal, Joe, Martin they, recognize to  be a discredited politician arid prac-:  tically a misnomer, so far as being, a  Liberal is concerriedl  Smith Curtis having no past as a  politician, it is held, is not in the same  position. It* is '*unfortunate for- Mr.  Curtis, if he. is all that his friends  claim .him to be, that he is a candidate  under Martin auspices. However, if  he were an angel pf light itself, he  cannot escape the fatepf his leader  He was selected by. Mr'.- Martin .as'minister of mines. He is' a member of  Mr. Martin's government���< and has-  endorsed him s leader. He is, moreover, a busines' <f not *: professional  partner.of theup-vinier..11 i; in every  way closely agsoci it oil with-Iiin-. '" *  Jn fftst, regarding thy .tw���'(��. ,.MV\  Martin may be d'-sign'Mc-l' a-- the  "wicked partner"'. ���; J-jii'*? * th��" Siamese  Twins,.they are so '��� t.���_..!?. a!|K d that  if one die, the otlr hi* Mi", jot live. ��� They  are inseparably bonij-i yogi tlier' ���'��� Unless Mr. Martin is.el..led to power,"  which is a hopelcs. -asj/T.'i.i-.ni v-ti his  part, Mr. Curtis is'p6wei*less.:.  ...   -   7  Moreover, Mr. Curtis is not running  as a Liberal. He distinctly stated his  position on that point. He has eschewed party, lines., . Although he" practically rept.diq.ted Mf7 "*4"!Ftin the' other  evening'Were>--b��. to*. HQ:Q;ther��t3ndi��g  except a's'a Mart]lift-j,' "A VQte fovG��r:  tis is a vote fo.r_.the Martin government  pure and simple. Martin cn used him  to exist politically and without hirn he'  could not be.�� He is his political creator and[father confessor. Any elector,  who does not realize that fact is throw-  in g. a^vay.;h:is.;,VQ.tei ���: li.i.y._ j.; _ -._..'-... y .,  promoter of the eight-hour law^isTin  Nelson supporting John Houston in  his fight against Martinism. Ralph  Smith, the'presiderit ofthe Dominion  Trades and Labor Council, is on the  Coast organizing a labor campaign in  opposition to the government. Facts  like these are worthy of careful consideration.  CERTAIN-DEFEAT FOR MARTIN.  The Times has taken the trouble to  interview several persons from the  Coast as to the prospects of the Martin  canditure. Almost unanimously the  opinion is expressed that there is no  possible chance of his electing, at the  very outside, ov.er six candidates, with-'  in the whole Province, One gentleman,  a commercial traveller, who has just  come from the Coast, where he represents one of the largest firms there,  says it is doubtful if Martin himself  will be elected in the city of Vancouver.  The Coast districts, will be almost solid  against him. Taylor, in Revelstoke  riding, John Houston in Nelson and  Bob Green in the Siocan���all anti-Martin���will be.elected sure. Murphy in  West. Yale, Prince Ellison in East  Yale, either Fulton or Deane in North  Yale and Wells in North-east Kootenay,  everybody knows, are certain winners.  Martin has no candidates in Cariboo,  Cassiar, and North and South Nanaimo, so that,it is impossible to concciye  anything but absolute defeat for the  Government. Promises given by  Smith Curtis are worthless. This feeling is so general among visitors that  the Times, if it had no other source of  information, could have no doubt pf  the result. Mr. Curtis is seeking support as a member of the Government  two great political parties stand on; a  common ground.; when these.rights of  the 7pebple*yaVe;;;7attacked. v When ya  LieutenahtiGovernor foists, a.-gb'verri.-  tbent of- hijj own.making upon the free  a'nd independent electors 6f Brifisli*  Columbia, Liberals and Conservatives  must stand shoulder to shoulder to  teach this satrap that no such conduct  will be tolerated in this province aud  if their votes will strengthen the hands  of the Liberal government at Ottawa  in its desire to remove, from office a  man who would thus disregard'the.people's rights, their votes will be cast in  the right direction.  ThereHs still another serious view to  take of the ;situa.tion. To endorse the  motley.crew who are masquerading as  statesmen under; the title of the Martin  government would be to tell the world  that the electors of this Province have  but little regard for the kind of men  they.place in charge of the important  work'of administering the ��� affairs of  this Province. , They would simply be  placing a premium on repudiation,  upon wild and impracticable schemes,  and they would be taking a great step  forward townYds damning the business  putlpok-of tiie Province. A -government after all simply reflects the -character of, the people. HQ\V oould those  desirous. >f I*.'ying business rt-lations-  with the people of this Province place  any confidence in ' the latter should  they, proclaim, by-the.ir-yo.te8. tha> .they,  are satisfied with rulers of the Martin-  __jeet_e-I*_yder ilk? '��� : *.' ~*r?y' ;v '7; 7  'The sensible people must unite to  critsh these -adventurers',-who with'the  connivance of the lieu ten .'in t-governor  are exploitin'g;their' personal interests  at the -expense of constitutional-practice aiid precedent. When this is done,  when Martin is relegated .to oblivion  and Mclnnes is placed where he will  no longer have: an opportunity to  plunge, the Province into a turmoil,  then the twq ^reat parties can divide  fu-d fight for suprejrni*.cy.. ";  .'   7   j '; ���'.  AH Hoads Lead from the  To >> * y  Copper Mountain,  ....... Twenty Mile,  Granite Cree,  Rocne River,  Tulameen,  Big Soo and  Nicola.  Rates Reasonable,  . MARTIN'S:,TREACHERY.  In.'a brilliant"speech,-delivered at  Nanaimo recently, Mr. Ralph Smith,  president of the Dominion Trades'and  Labour; Council, conclusively showed  thatfeMartin was prepared to form a  coalition similar to the one which he  so severely condemned when Mr. Semlin |tras they'-illeged instigator. ��� Mr.  Smith said :- '-.But after, the government was defeated,-,arid -Martin, was  called.on to form a new government,  the first thing he did was to,propose a  coalition with the .same; party. He  went; to Duri^rhuh. and asked hiin to  comer into.'StheCxabinetv .yHe-v(Smith)  had .met Dunsmuir. on.the-street.that  day, andy-to make sure of this, had  asked him explicitly .if Martin had asked him to join the Government. Dunsmuir replied: 'Certainly he asked me.'  Now he didn't complain *, of Dunsmuir  being a memt*er of the Government  particularly} but consider the .inconsistency, of |thel?riari^_w^,=oiii_Jl}^.^n2_i__S  suspicion of a coalition with the Turner  party, overthrew the Government, and,  within .43 hours, attempted to c-*.rry out  that very thing; fop Yfh.��h hg blamed  the Semlin party, but which the Semlin  party never did. Such a man was  snrely not a man to repose confidence  in or to elect to the highest position of  power .and-responsibility in the Province."  ��� ��� THE ISSUE.  Next Saturday the electors of British  Columbia iwill be called upon to decide  upon matters that so far as they affect  the future ��� of fhe province, are the  most important that has^.ever been  connected with its political; life. The  electors have a serious duty to preform  arid the responsibility-is no light one.  There are grave issues involved. An  autocratic and erratic Lieutenant-Governor wrecked the Constitution in order to place au adventurer in power. He  dismissed the representatives of the  people and placed in-their stead a man  who represented no one but himself  and represented nothing but his own  ambition and thirst for vsngeance.  Every vote cast on Saturday for Joseph  Martin or a Martin candidate condones  this travesty ou constitutional rights.  Those electors who support Martinism  tell the world that they have but little  regard for the constitution which has  been.perfected only after hundreds of  years of struggle by the people. They  will vote for-the re-establishment of  the'"Divine.right of kings" and the  burial of representative and responsible goverriiherit  With such issues before the electors  there can be ��� no party warfare,'  The  NOT A FRIEND OF LABOR.  ��� It,'is; remarkable, ..notwithstanding  that Smith Curtis, is ruii'iiiiig'.'as" a-  labor candidate ou an; n.leged, labor  platform, that in every riding, outside  outside of Rossland, Martin is opposing the recognized labor c:iu;,id:ite by  a.Martin candidate. Eve|'xl:ibor. candidate in the Province outside of Rossland is opposed to Martin;-'-"���'-'���"'���  EDITORIAL NOTES. <  Ei^ctORS .should riot be afraid to  make their wants ��� known to Smith  Curtis. There is nothing in the wide  world he,would not promise. They can  have the moon if they vote for him.  7. El��KCTORS should remember that if  registered in the district they can vote  at. any polling booth. Those who  registered at Rossland may vote in  Greenwood or at any other point in the  district.    :���*  : A vote for_Smith Curtis is a vote  for-.Martin. The former is making  "promises and running as a minister of  the CrOwn. Martin cannot possibly be  returned to power. No matter how  sincere Smith Curtis might -be!in. his  pledges, he can never carry them out.  He is a member of an   absolutely   de-  funct__govejrjiment^_���_^___    _       _     \  ' To show, how .'sincerieytli^'Martin;  gang arelh their "professions of loyalty;  to the union- men's interest, one , has  only to lqok at the bqttoin of the car-  toons wh.ch have been scattered abqut  the city and he will f.nd the ng.riie of a  well-known scab printing, office in  Vancouver, ������-.'���'-  THE SIMILKAMEEN.  MILL LOCATED OH ONE-MILE GREEK  Martin, Harris & Co.  E. E. HARDWICK, BUSINESS MGR.  PRINCETON, B, C  John H.Jackson, Soi.b; Proprietor.  PRINCETON, B. C.  BUTCHERS  Spepial   Attention    Given    to    thefi  Supply of ���'  Mining Camps,   1  PRINCST��M,B.C|  r ;..-.-:-r- ��������� -. .,:y,;   ���rrfl  J, NEAt,,  J. WAT+I  ,:.������  ��� ��� ���   i  Kei-emeos is the Center of iii,  Simialmeeii Mining Belt, j.  First ��� Class Iccofflfflolatio  EVERYTHING NEW  AND UP-TO-DATE,     j  Rates Reasonable  ��  u  Hprs��shoeing arid  i~\l  Pri��cetQn, B. C,  HO! FORTHE  Sinitlkameeil  Stage now running from  Fairview  Kereineosa  Eeaves Fairview on Mondays f|  at  8   a.  m., returning leaves  Keremeos on Tuesdays at8 a.m. \  m. I)fne. niatiaserii  Fairview and Keremel  FUI7E STOCK OF  GENERAL. J  MERGHANDISi  Jit Keremeos.  Harness and Saddleil  Ht Fairview. ' THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  Miners at the  Gold  Drop  Overcome By Gas  AFfER SHOTS WERE FIRED  Rofcert Barrow Was Knocked Out and  Ten Rescuers Also Overcome  With Powder Smoke.  Monday afternoon,g the mouth of  the tunnel at the Gold Drop mine in  Pheonix camp looked as,if a small portion of the Boer war had been transferred from South Africa and the Red  Cross had succeeded in gathering a  small number of the fallen. Medical  * men and others were ' hard at work  resuscitating ten men who had been  overcome by powder smoke..  .The shift were working in the upraise from the tunnel oh the Gold  Drop. A round of shots had been fired  in the morning and about four in the  afternoon .Robert Barrow followed by  Harry Nicholls, went up the raise to  see how well the shots had done their  work. They in.uie the ascent before  the upraise* was clear of powder  smoke and collapsed. Immediately  . their co-laborers rushed in to rescue  them ��� and before the upraise .was  cleared ten men* were knocked out.  H..'R, Blunt, of the firm of "Aldeman &  Blunt, surveyors, was present, and he  succeeded in rescuing four men, when  he fainted, and it was with some difficulty that he was brought back to consciousness. :���.*. ���'��� *  brs.y Boucher and Gorden -were  quickly on the scene, and they succeeded in restoring all, the; nien save  Nicholls, who at the latest reports had  not fully recovered. The-others' are  not seriously affected", by their, expe-  '  ii'-.   ��� ������'���>���:-.        ������  ' "���������.������ *'���  ;-'���.-   ��� "���:���-,;���     .:'������-'���'.  -frience. >, /. \y  '-������,������.;'"' '!'-:.   "���"���. :'  '." The men who went through the unpleasant adventure are Jim Donegan,  Joe 'Gourley, Harry""Nicholls", John  Peters, Pat Brechisen, ' William  Wolters and Robert-Denny. 7  .- The raise is up .85 feet arid will in a  short distance reach-the surface.1' ;-:;y.  THE GOLCONDA GROUP.  Mr. J. C. Haas Says Tliat Work WH1 Shortly  Be Started.  , J. C. Haas, M. E., who is now residing in Spokane, came in by yesterday's  train"and will remain, here for a week  looking after his extensive mining  interests. ; iMr." .Haas.. left \ Spokane:,  on the first sleeper over the S. F. & N.;  he reached -Rossland early Monday  morning, had an ..hour. for, breakfast,  and was in Greenwood' at ,3:30 o?cloc__.  Mr. Haas believes the change will be  greatly appreciated by7the 'travelling'  public.; Mi;. Haas stiitedf thai*, he had  recently received word .'f cbrir the East^  em shareholders "in tlie Golconda company and that it was their intention to  begin work on the'property/atan early  date.  SHIPPING  MINES.  Four Car Lo^ds of Ore From Hartford Juric'=  __-__=w.L^^^^^_Qn_iQr___rraiK^  7EvHOi,T, June 5.��� [Special to the  Times.]���It now lpoksj as .if Boundary  liad reached the steady shipping stage.  Yesterday forjf cars of ore reacheevhere  from Hartford Junction,, the; Golden  Crown and .Winnipeg mines .be the  shippers. : Nine empties were sent, in  oyer the branch last evening to be filled during the week.  Superintendent Hanly of the R. Bell  mine has a force of men at work pumping the water from the shaft. 'As soon  as this is done a large force will be  permanently employed on the property.  DOMINION DAY.  Greenwood Will Hold a Two-Day Celebration  on June 29th and 3Oth.  '-.[.'  There was a well, attended meeting  at the city hall last night. D. A. Cameron was voted to the chair-and Julius  Ehrlich appointed secretary. It was  decided to celebrate on Friday and Saturday, 29th and 30th of June. The  following committees were appointed:  Finance���W. M; Eaw, D. A. Bauner-  ni'an,D. A. Cameron. y\  '������ Sports���C; Scott. Galloway,' Jas.  ���Dallas,.'A. W.Strickland. ���"' -'-   -  Decorations���Thos. McDonnell, C.  E. MacPhcrson, F. C. Holden.  Horse-racing���A. Ferguson, Col.  'Armstrong, Jas. Sutherland.  Music and Dancing���Fire Chief Hen-  tori, Geo. Miller and E- H. Mortimer.  Drilling���Ronald Harris, Mike Kane  and .Duncan Mcintosh. '  ���.'  !   Pri'riting-rP. P. Sharpe, C.  G.  Cunningham arid F. F. Ketchum.  .Messrs. Mayor Hardy, W. M. L.aw  and D. Ross were appointed a committee to arrange an excursion to the city  over the C. & W.  The Mavor will be asked to proclaim  Friday the 29th a public, holiday.      .  It was decided to hold all the races  and sports in the business,part of the  City.' ;,.',- ��� -   ", ;   '���     ' ".���  The two-days' celebration will start  off with a monster procession at 10  o'clock Friday morning. ',���'������  Secretary Ehrlich is.already in com-,  raunication with the Nelson and Rossland base-ball teams with' a view fo  securing a game here during the celebration. '  ODWELL  His Scathing Denunciation of  Martinism. i  ITS EFFECTS ON PROVINCE  His Eloquent References to tlie Baneful  Effects the Continuance of Martin  Government Would Have.  HAVE STARTED WORK.,  Work Begins on the Marguerite, In Deadwood  Camp.  Today two shifts were put fo work  on the Marguerite, in. Deadwood camp.  This-property was recently secured by  a company of Montreal and Quebec  capitalists, represented by Andrew  JL/aidlaw of Spokane. Work will be  continued and the force increased.  Mi.H/aidlaw is at present in ��� the East.  ^  'SITUATION IN CHINA.  -       \_ ;   Alarm Felt Even In Peking���Americans Land  "������'"���'���'��� ,. ���     a Force. ~"':'yyy."''.'"''''"���.  Washington, June 6.���The .secret  tary of the navy has received the following cablegram . from. * Admiral  Kempff, commanding .the., Newark,:  lying at Taku forts, ,at the mouth of  the Pei-ho river, dated Taku, June Sfch:  "Engagements h'ave'eoinhiericed; have  landed a force of 50 seamen more,'  battalions of marines.: Kbmpff.v ��� ���  u The cipher message is not-legible,  and it is supposed at the navy department t.hat the admiral'means -he has  landedSO'seameri. y ti : '��� \,\ .  -., At the cabinet meeting today Secretary Hay read a cablegram from Minister Conger at Peking to the effect  that the situation in China was very  unsatisfactory and that even in Peking;  alarm was felt.  COEUR DfALENE INQUIRY.  Majority and Minority Report Will Be Siibmit-  .  ted by the Committee on Monday.     -:  Washing?on, June 2.���The report on  the Coeur d'Alene;investigation willbei  submitted to the house committee on  military affairs ori Monday 'arid  will probably ;be ..made public "then.  The 7repprt ?of 7 the; majority yis  expected to acquit "General Merriam  and the United States military authorities from responsibility, holding that  they-were to .maintain order, with the  state officials'directing affairs.;  The. minority report on the other  hand will be an arraignment of the  United States authorities, holding that  they did not vacated heir junctions Jo_  the state and that' they were respon-:  sible for the treatment of imprisoned;  strikers.    .  Possibly the> most/masterly part of  E. V.. Bodwell's.! great speech at Rossland dealt'with theJevil effects Martinism is having on this Province :    .'  "I have been a resident of British  Colurribiiaforthe past 15 years^ During  that period I have seen this Province  rise from a state of small importance  to one of no little distinction/audywith  the promise'of a glorious future.5' Its  course upward has been a painful  journey, prosecuted amid great diffi-!  culties:and beset with;many discouragements. Its record is an enduring  monument to -the energy, the patient  courage, the unstained; integrity; and  the abiding confidence in the ultimate  result to be secured by thedevelop-  mentof our native wealth which has  always possessed those who-have  guided our; legislative; affairs, ylt is  true that our public men have not  always displayed the7-most ..marked  talent. - Their attempts have, ..often  been the: subject of very well directed  criticism., Rooking back with the experience of after years-upon us we can  up w see how much might ha ve been done  which has been left unfinished^ We.can;  understand how better-7results 7cbuld  have been obtained if different methods  had beeri^adopted,- ButJ -nevertheless,  'sir; the('progress' has been steadily' forward towards better things;-There  never has been even a suspicion of'bad-  faith-of disloyalty, to what wa s consid-  ered the,best interests of the country.;  And so it came to pass, sir, from year j  to year, that this young, 'province was-  made a place where thelaw was honored and obeyed, w-here-.the sanctity'-'of.  contracts was inviolable, where property :was safe.and.investments were protected, arid it was rapidly being known  as a favorite field for foreign capital  to enter to exploit the great wealth of  our undeveloped resources. (Applause )  But, sir, what has happened? Mr.  MafHri appeared upon the scene1. iBy a  fortuitous set of circumstances'a'hcl.lndt  from any peculiar merit of his own he:  was hoisted into a,position of. power in  the government. In Ti short twelve  months his efforts had nearly ruined  the whole structure, which had;ibeen  reared through such long years1 of  patient toil. Happily his proceedings  will, I believe, soon be completely  stayed. Yet the marks of the destroyer will long remain, and much valuable  time will be lost in the attempt to, restore that which has been so ruthlessly  attacked."   ,.',-.      '....,  JAPS AND FRENCH-CANADIANS.  Hon. -Smith-Curtis Declares. The Former. Are   MoreJntelliBent..^;. ��  ; Mr. Curtis was confronted in Grand  I.orks with;the statement;; he^made Hn  Columbiathe night^'preyiousl regarding the taines -ifegulatidn bill.';] He insinuated'at that 'time'that'the Japs  were a smarter people than the French-  Canadiarisv but \tried : to ^deny  it, at  GrandJForksU^. 7 .y_iy;._'-:;r7y-._.        .   '  Kis  ll  The Poland CMfta. y f  One of the best.showings to be found  in the camp is at the Poland Chiri a,  some seven miles west of town. -This  property was located soon after the  opening of the reservation by J. M.  Henkins and Neal Uudem, who by the  way were among the first "prospectors  to enter the territory after it was  opened for mineral filings. The vein  curried a large quantity of free-gold  ore from the surface croppings, and  was worked to a considerable extent  ci- h year by the locators until last  fall, when it was bonded to.the present  company.  Most ..f the work has been done in  shafts, undone shaft is down to the  depth of 120 feet. Another shaft has  started .by^ this company, and has  reached the depth of 60 feet and is being put down as fast as possible with  two shifts. A whim is used to hoist  the ore, and good progress is. being  ma de. Iu another place on the ledge a  tunnel has been driven 50 feet, which  is also in ore. This property,- while  exceptionally good, is but one of the  many mines which will help to bring  Myers Creek to the front as a miniug  camy.���Chesaw Times.  Cape Dutch Are Diszruntled-  ."' Graadrient, Cape.Colony, June 4.���  The people's congress opened here  today. Mr. Pretoris, member of the  legislative assembly, offered a resolution declaring that in the opinion of  tlie majority of the Cape Colonists the  chief cause of the war was unwarranted and intolerable interference of  the ministry in London in theiriterhal  affairs of the .South African republics.  The member speaking ^ in support' of  the resolution said it "would be impossible to hold out the hand of friendship after the war, and asked: "Caii I  take.an English hand that perhaps is  stained with the blood of my brother?"  The resolution was adopted unanimously.  Another resolution presented affirmed that if the republics were ��� annexed,  the peace and prosperity of the country  would be irretrievably wrecked and  that in order to insure lasting friendship and prosperity the ��� settlement  must include the restoration of unqualified freedom and independence to the  republics and the colonists be allowed  a voice in the appointment of a governor of Cape Colony. A delegate was  appointed to visit Great Britain, Canada and Australia to explain the views  of those represented at the congress.  Before the close of the people's congress, Olive Schrie.ner (Mrs. Con-  wrigh) made an impressive speech in  which she predicted that the South  African Republics jroutd regain their  independence.  A. E. McEwen,the mining engineer,  is examining properties in Fairview  camp.  vfiere is what he^saidlit  in Columbia: '"The bill would be unfair to French-Canadians, and wciuld  not keep Japs out of the'mines, as the  Japs can learn7 to read 7 and write  English in ;six months, but'it'takes -the  French-Canadian^ years "-'to"* learn."  Or, in dtli'er' words, he claims that a  Japanese can learn���'��� more in six  months than a French-Canadian will  in his whole life.���Columbia Review.  Meddlesome Martin.  Mr. Mackintosh made a final appeal j  to the electors, of the constituency in  the Rossland Miner of Sunday." It  wasinainly a refutation of the many  falsehoods and slanders circulated  against him during the'contest and k_  the interest of Mr. Smith Curtis! It is  a powerful appeal, and will not be  without its influence. One matter in' it  will bear referring to here. After Mr.1  Mackintosh visited London to organize  the company that has insured Ross-  land's future, Mr. Joseph Martin wrote  I��abouchere, of Truth, "warning-*  him, and hoping through- : him to  "warri"1 England, against . wildcat  schemes,1' such as ' tlie: B. A. Corporation. ��� That was so like Mr. Martin-  jealous, envious, malicious. Rossland  will everlastingly disgrace itself if it  should elect Mr. Martin's partiner and  colleague over Mr. Mackintosh.���Nelson Minea. ;  THE CITY COUNCIL.  Business Transacted at the Regular Meeting  Last Night.  Mayor Hardy presided at last night's  council meeting, with Aldermen Galloway, Sharpe, Bannerman, Cropley  and Sullivan' present. Re communications :  Secretary Ehrlich of the celebration  committee asked the council for the  use of the streets for races on the 29th  and that Friday, June 29th, be declared  a public holiday. Both of these re-  | quests were granted.  W. C. Tilsey's bonds of $400, as required of master plumbers, were accepted. It was also agreed by the  council that plumbers wishing to obtain certificates must first pass the  examinations, as required of former  applicants.  T. M. Gulley asked the council for  grades of Silver street, as he intended j  erecting a building in the rear of his  store and fronting on Silver street. It  was decided 'that the city engineer  replace stakes in alley-ways of blocks  7 and 12, and also give Mr. Gulley the  frontage for Silver street.  F. S. Barnard wished to know what  compensation the council would give  for expropriating his alley-way and  frontage. The clerk was instructed to  write Mr. Barnard offering him $1 per  foot for land taken on Silver street.  Letters from E. W. Bishop and T. J.  Burns regarding the plumbing question were received and filed.  ���' C. F. Alston's bill of   $257 for ser-  . , Of  vices rendered during the month of  May was put. through, and the clerk  instructed to pay Mr. Alston $150 on  account. .  . Fire Chief Henton reported that the  fire.wagon was paid for in full and  that it was the desire of the fiTe department to turn the cart over to the  city.;  D. A. Cameron, on behalf of the.  celebration committee, addressed the  council asking that the council donate  something towards the celebration on  June 29th.; The council thought $300  sufficient and gave[that amount.  The matter of laying water pipes on  Gold street was next brought up, and  the water works committee instructed  to interview the city engineer and have  the pipes laid as soon as-possible.  y.B-law 47, introduced by Alderman  Cropley, arid having to do with the  annexation of Anaconda to Greenwood, wasread the first time.  Meeting, adjourned until Wednesday  night at 8.9'clock.     .  .      LOOKING TO DENVER.  To the Editor :���.-���. At a meeting of the  Greenwood Trades and Eabor Council,  held:Monday evening, June. 4th, a  resolution was passed instructing the  secretary to contradict a statement appearing in The Times of June 2nd,  editorially, in regard to Chris Foley,  wherein it was made to appear that  Chris Foley was an alien, and therefore was1 not qualified to discuss political questions in this country.  Mr. Foley is a native of this country,  was born in Toronto, Ontaria, Canada,  and is now and always has been a  British1 subject. He has resided in  Rossland for the last five years. He  was sent to Denver, Colorado, the past  month as a delegate from the Rossland  Miners'Union to the. eight annual convention of the Western Federation of  Miners, and just returned a few days  sprevipus (to the Curtis rrieeting, May  28th. iin Rosslandywhere Mr. Foley is  best known, he is considered very conservative and ism highly respected by  business men and all classes of  citizens.  A reply to your anonymous cor-  ���res^riderit/yoyerVthe  signature   "A  Eovel^of "-Truths'"^  the writer had;been a lover of truth or  honesty he would; riot have -attacked a  fellowfcitizen ariqnyinously.     Hoping  [you will give this space in this columns,- ���-."���   ;       ,   E.G. Fishbr,  Sec'y Trades and Labor Council.  Greenwood, June 5,1900.  The Times did not state that Mr.  Cnris Foley was an American. The  article to which Mr. Fisher takes exception was based on Mr. Foley's con-,  fessibn at the Smith Curtis meeting.  He stated that he had just returned  from Defaver and that he was not acquainted with the political issues of  the day. We are bound to accept his  first statement and all who heard Mr.  Foley will heartily endorse his second.  It is quite possible that Mr. Foley was  born in Torsnto, but accident of birth  does not control a man's good citizenship; that is regulated by his training  and environment. The article in The  Times was not an attack on Mr. Foley's citizenship but was for the purpose of showing what is an important  point, viz that the only labor leaders  who are supporting Joe Martin in this  election look to Denver for instructions,  while the truly loyal and patriotic  British laboring man who finds in the  history of his own country sufficient to  direct his political course, is found  fighting Martinism and for good government.  MINERAL   ACT,   1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Ah There, Syd M. Johnson and Deadwood  mineral claims, situate in the Kettle rWer  mining- division of Yale district. "Where  located:   Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Forbes M. Kerby  as agent for Geo. D. Leysoii. 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 purpose of obtaining- a crown grant to tlie above  claim.  -  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of snch certificate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.  FORBES M. KERBY.  T_  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  RATTLER Mineral Claim, situate in tlie Kettle River Mining- division of Yale district.  Where located :In Wellington camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallctt.'as  agent for William Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 18680A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining- recorder for a certificate or 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 tlie issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1900.  Certificate  of Improvement.  NOTICE  ���JOLIETTE  FRACTIONAL" Mineral Cla.m  situate in the Kettle River Mining Divisioti of  Yale District.    Where  located :    Deadwood  Camp.  AKE NOTICE that I, John P. McLeod,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B6356. as  agent for John B. Desrosiers, Free Miner's  Certificate No. L6043. 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 Certificateof Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of March, 1900.  J. P. McLEOD.  MINERA  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BUTCHER BOY Mineral Claim, situate In the  Kettle River Mining division of Yald district. Where located: In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for the Butcher Boy Gold and  Copper Mining compkny, limited, non.personal  liability, free miner's certificate No. B28%5,  inteudj'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 actlon,.under  section 37, must be commenced before the issu  ance of snch certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of Marcii, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  ���������;.. NOTICE.  BALLARAT Mineral Claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining division of Yale district. "Where located:, In Kimberly camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free miner's  certificate No. 19661 A, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, intend to apply to "the mining  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 tlie issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of March, 1900.  I. H.HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. .    '  TINTIC Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining division of Yale district.  Where located:   In Deadwood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  free miner's certificate No. 19510A, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  mining recorder for a certi ficate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of tha above claim.      ���  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of March. 1900.  I. H. Hallett.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BENDIGO mineral claim, situate iu the Kettle  River   Mining  division   of   Yale   district.  Where located:   In Kimberly camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Nicholas Garland, free m'nier'��  certificate No. 1%61A, intend, sixtv days from  the date hereof, to apply to the miiungvr'ecorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the abov-  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 8th day of March, 1900.  I. H. HALLETT.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements,  NOTICE.  IDAHO Mineral Claim, situate in  the Kettle  River   Miniug  Division   of   Yale  district.  Where located :   In Loug Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. ^E. Shaw acting  as agent for J. Lucy, Free Miuer's certificate 8033b and the P. A Largey estate  Free Miner's certificate'29629n, intend sixtj-  days front the date hereo'f, 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 12th day of April, A. D. 1900.  33-4Z C. JE. SHAW.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate   of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MARGRIE mineral situate in the Kettle river  Mining Division of Yale District. Where  Located in Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Sha,w acting  as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's Certilicate7734b, and George R. Naden,  FreeMiner's certificate No. 14357a intend sixty  days from the date hereof to apply io the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant for above claim.  And further take notice that action under  cection 37 must be commenced ^before the issuance of such certilicate of improvements.  Dated this 17th day April, A. D. I960.  33-42 C. JE. SHAW.  i-pt  MINERAL ACT, 1896.'  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  HAMILTON   Mineral Claim situate   in   the  Kettle   River   Mining   Division   of  Yale  District.      Where'  located:        Kimberly  . Camp.  TAKE NOTICL that I, Mary Uarland, Free  Miner's Ceitificate No. 19632a. intend  sixty days after dale liereof 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 utide  Section 37   must   be   commenced   before   tli  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 27th day of February, 1900.  28-37 MARY  GARLAND  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of Improvement.  NOTICE.   '������',-  LAURA mineral claim, situated in the Kettle  River milling division of Yale district.  Where located : In Long Lake camp.  AKE NOTICE that I.e. JE. Shaw acting  _ as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate 7734b, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's certifidate No. 14357a, and the P. A.  Largery estate, Free Miner's certificate No.  29629b intend, sixty days from the dat e hereof  to apply to tue mining recorder for a certilicate 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 is-  suanceof such certifictte of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  *    3342 C, -E.SHAW.  Claim situate iu the  n���- Division of Yale  Located :     In  Skylark  rw-xj  *i=i==ii^Mitteial=Artrl896r^==="=-"=  ' CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  ANACONDA, COLUMBIA AND KOOTENAY Mineral Claims, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division bf Yale District. Where locrted : About two and one  half miies-northerly from Greenwood.  AKE notice that I, J. A. Kirk acting as.  ___ asent for Wm. F. Olliver, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 35674A  intend sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to thc Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of tho above clai m.  And   further   take notice that action under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of May, 190..  J. A. KIRK.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTJF1CATE OF IMPROVEMENT.  ..NOTICE.--',  "BARROW" Miuera-  Kettle   River   _,!i.i  District.     Whcie  Camp.  AKE NOTICE that 1. Tsanc H. Hallett, as  __ agent for Gu��igu R. Naden, Free  Miner's" Certificate Mo. 1-S357A, lean P. Desrosiers, Free Miner.s Certificate No. B604��, John  Layeax, Free Miner,s Certificate No. B6355,  Frank H. Parker, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B6150 and Earnest J. Livermore,  Free Miner's Certificate No. . B6321,  intend   sixty  days  from  date  hereof, to ap-  Fly to the "Mining Recorder for a certificate of  tnprovements, 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 sucli certificate of Improvements.  Dated tliis 16_dav of March, 1900.    .  58-67* I.H. HALLETT,."-  T_  A Gold Brick..  : Thomas Graham, the superintendent  of the Waterloo mine, in Camp McKinney, arrived . last evening'. He  brought with him a- brick., from the  Waterlpo mill weighing . about 100  ounces. The Waterloo never looked  better, and Mr. Graham is confident  that larger bricks will be sent in  regularly.  A Wealthy of Beauty  Is often hidden; by unsightly Pimples,  Eczema, Tetter, Erysipelas, Salt  Rheum, etc. Bucklen's Arnica Salve  will glorify the face by curing all Skin  Eruptions, also Cuts, Bruises, Burns,  Boils, TTelons, Ulcers, and worst forms  of Piles. Only 25- cents a box. Cure  guaranteed. Sold by Miller Bros.,  druggists.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ot Improvements.  "PEACOCK" Mineral Claim, situate in thc  Kettle River Miniug Division of Yale District. Where located : In Deadwood camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ageut for Edward H. Mortimer. Freu  Miner's Certificate No. B6034,George. R.Naden,  Free Miner's Certilicate No. 14357A, and C. H.  Brown, Free Miner's Certificate No. I.Sd'/'A, 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 l>c commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  I. H. HLLLETT.  Dated this 20th day of October, 1899.   35-44  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate   of Improvements.  "STANDARD" Mineral Claim situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : In Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that t Isaac H. Hallett. as  agent for Phil Aspinwall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 34801A. and James Johnson,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B78S2, intend,  sixty days from tlie date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the puroose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And  further take  notice that action, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificateof Improvements.  I. H. HALLETT.  Dated this 9th day of February, 1900.     35-44  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  ROBERT EMMET Mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. _��. Shaw, acting as agent for C. J. McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate 6227u, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's Certificate 14357a and the P. A.Largey  estate, Free Miner's Certificate No,  29629b       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 nf Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  33-42 C. ^E. SIIAW.  The Greenwood  Electric Company.^^=  Are now prepared to undertake the installing of lights  on premises of intending  consumers. Before any building is connected to the Company's mains, the wiring  will have to 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.  be obtained at the office of  the Company located on  Deadwood street.  Greenwood Electric Co.  Greenwood, rB. C. THE) GfcEBNWObb WEEKLY ftlMEJS.  GETTING   DOWN  TO   BUSINESS.  People Went Wild With Joy  at the News.  CELEBRATION   AT   NIGHT  Most Inspiring, Most Wonderful Exhibition of Enthusiasm Ever  Seen Anywhere.  ILondon, June 6.���England has been  celebrating the.relief of Pretoria very  much as they did the relief Mafeking.  Drunkeuess was sli^litly less conspicuous, but after midnight the crowds  became uproarious and discordant  noises of every description ascended  from the city streets, usually silent at  this hour.  All during- the evening processions  marched along the Strand, Picadilly  and the other leading thoroughfares.  In fact, so great was the crush that the  easiest method of locomotion was to  join one of the processions, for whose"  strident choruses and waving flags all  traffic was stopped. Cabs and coaches  were freely chartered in honor of the  joyful occasion, aud these were soon  ��� so packed with invited and uninvited  guests that they assumed the. aspect of  living pyramids of Bachanalians.  Babies in arms, white-headed women,  girls of.the street, club men in evening  dress and "Whttechapel coster-mongers  gaily intermingled along the flaming  thoroughfares, bent on celebrating the  victory. In the faces of all were continually thrust huge peacock feathers,  described, for no known reason, as  "Kruger's preservers."  Girls were indiscriminately kissed,  jostled and tossed around amidst the  ecstatic jubilation of the midnight  crowd. A species of confetti, which  stuck to the clothes of the paraders,  proved a popular form of show ing one's  joy until the stores of the peddlers  ran out.  The night grew older and rowdyism  of the worst form held sway. From  almost every bar room, came sounds of  inebriate attempts to sing "God.Save  the Queen" and "Rule Britannia."  At the music halls and .theatres last  evening, the mention of L,ord Roberts  at Pretoria, brought every audience to  its feet in a second and it was almost  impossible for the performers to hold  the interest of those in front of them.  Every building possessing an illt'm-  inating device used it for all it was  worth, until the metropolis was a blaze  with light. The clubs on Pall Mall  were lit up with huge torches and the  staid old street murky buildings was  scarcely recognised around Marlborough House.  The Prince of Wales came to town  yesterday afternoon, aud went to the  opera in the evening. His drive to and  from the performance.was marked by  a tremendous welcome.  The news was wired to the Queen at  Balmoral immediately on its receipt  and the Union Jack was hoisted on the  Royal residences throughout the  ~^"co"u^try^ahd*iliuminations-*occurred'-on  a large scale.  Effigies of Kruger were burned and  innumerable telegrams of congratulations were sent to the Little Field  Marshall who'had made England so  happy.  Lord "Wolsley received the news  while visiting Mr. Henry James at  Rye. He improved the occasion by at-,  tending the local municipal meeting,  and joined in the cablegram to Lord  Roberts. The Rev. Dr. Talmage, who  was shut up in the Mansion House by  the density 6f the crowd after luncheon  with the Lord Mayor, said to a representee of the Associated Press: " t  is the most inspiring, the most wonderful exhibition of enthusiasm I have  ever seen. In some respects it reminds  me of the peace jubilee in Boston, at  the close of the American Civil War.  The Boer cause is lost. They talk of  guerilla warfare.but judging from what  I have learned, it scarcely seems likely  that this will amount to anything."  A DENIAL.  -' To the Editor: The Miner of Tuesday says: "One of the most contemptible things of tlie whole campaign,' if current reports be true, is  tliat a collector of votes, after taking  down the names of those wishing to be  registered, found out the political feelings of the electors and only sent to  Rossland those pronouncedly in favor  of C. H. Mackintosh."  Having been instrumental in placing  over half the names at present on the  list, many of which "otherwise would  not have been there at all, I simply  wish to say that if the above refers to  myself it is absolutely untrue. I did  not take a single name that was not  forwarded to Rossland, a statement  which is easily capable of proof.  R. E. Gosnei.i..  The Martin "push" have issued a  map of the proposed Coast-Kootenay  railway, which is so interesting in its  way that The Times has no objection to  giving it a free write-up. It is very  much after the style of the ordinary  railway imps got up for advertising-  purposes, which overcomes space and  physical obstacles in a remarkable  way and'exaggerates the sinuosities of  opposing lines. The success which  has attended this effort of the premier  in this instance demonstrates beyond  a shadow of doubt that he would make  a first-class booster for a railway system or as a townsite agent.  We have no objection to referring to  a few salient features in the map in  question. Distance and mountain  ranges have been practically eliminated. There are a few sharp curves  in the line, but uot sharper than Joe  has taken so frequently in his own  political route in life. The way is.  actually encumbered with the precious  metals, which would indicate that the  ties will be of silver, the rails of cop-  ger and -.he cars of burnished gold.  The C. P. R. line takes a tremendous  detour and is labelled "scenery" from  end to end. There is a train of cars  extending from Ashcroft to Shuswap.  The artist's idea of proportion was  evidently affected by the influence.of  the Martin-Cnrtis imagination, as each  of the cars is at least 40 miles long.  It was always understood that the  C. P. R. was a wonderful line of railway, and we may reasonably anticipate a rush of travel as soon as the  outside world fully appreciates the  magnitude of some of its undertakings. Even if the Coast-Kootenay  railway is never built, such an advertisement cannot but be of immense  benefit to British Columbia. Wecmight  almost conclude, if we did not know  that Joe. Martin was intensely in,  earnest about the proposed .railway,  that he was in the pay of the C. P. R.;  but we "have it on the best authority  that he has some time since ceased to  draw salary from that corporation.  The advantages of the Coast-Kopte-  nay line are admirably set forth, but  they go to show that, like the proposed  copper refinery, it is intended strangely  enough to .benefit the Coast, for Mr.  Martin says: " This railway will  double the population of Vancouver  and Victoria in three years." It does  not so state, but it is inferred that  Dunsmuir's coke-ovens will do a rushing business. In .order, however, to  allay the fears of the' people of the  interior, "notice" is given that "this  map demonstrates' that the proposed  government railway will pay from the  start and REDUCE THE TAXES  ENORMOUSLY."  Since the project was first announced  a few months ago, it has developed  rapidly into definiteness. Definitetiess  Mr. Curtis says, is one of the strong  points in Martin's policy. The time  table has not yet been published. It  has been delayed for a few days, we be;  lieve owing to some difficulties about  arranging connections with the Great  Northern road at Midway, Rossland,  Nelson and Kuskanook, but all arrangements are expected to be com-  ,p_leie4___X i_lg__i';k of_Juiie, or a few  days later at the outsideT "His~H61ior  Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnest who, it  is understood from Billy, the boy orator, has been trying to resign for two  years, owing to the worry and arduous  duties incident to his ofliee, is to be  conductor on the fast express and will  have his uniform altered and cut down  for the purpose. If little Willy fails to  be elected in North Nanaimo he is to  have charge of the through freight. T  R. E. Mclnnes, private secretary, who  is something of a poet, will have charge  of the advertising literature.  The freight and passenger rates,  however, have been definitely fixed.  Here is the exact schedule, but we do  not know for a certainty that the margin of profit has been sufficiently guaranteed iu order that the taxes will be  reduced enormously:  Vancouver to Greenwood,  freight rates.  C. P. R. K.-C.  S 2.65 $ .86  2.22 .78  .   1.77 .62  1.^3 .46  1.19 .44  FARE.  S26.00 S9.2+  TIME.  ��0 hours. 15 hours.  (20 miles an hour)  Any   lingering- doubts   as   to    the  feasibility and great advantages of the  i new  railway will   now   be   dispelled.  I The only objection to the scheme is  I that Joe Martin evidently  intends to  j introduce   cents   into    this    country,  otherwise it would be impossible   to  make change out of $10. for $9.24. The  people of British Columbia will exist  with   a   government  railway   among  them, but they wont.stand eastern coppers. He must revise the tariff or  suffer defeat.  THE   GOVERNMENT    RAILWAY.  The Sunset mine is located in Similkameen district. It is a property with  a large showing of rich copper ore and  is likely to make a big mine. It is  owned by a joint stock company, Hon.  Joseph Martin and Hon. Smith Curtis  being* among the principal shareholders. To develop the mine a large  amount of capital will be required.  In order to secure the capital it must  be demonstrated that there is a ledge  of good values; that the company is  comprised of business men, and that  the mine is likely to be reached by a  railway within a reasonably short time.  The Coast-Kootenay railway is supposed to pass near the Sunset. The  principal shareholders .can say to the  mining market of the world : " We are  the premier and the minister of mines  of the Province of British Columbia;  we stand together as of yore, and we  run the government. We want a jail-  way to the Sunset and the Province  will pay for it. It is rather a wild  scheme, costing anywhere from $15,-  000,000 to $20,000,000, but it will be a  good thing ft.r the Sunset mine and  us." The scheme would / work out  beautifully if it were- not for the people. They are more interested in  saving the credit of the Province than  they are in boosting Martin-Curtis  mi-iing enterprises, and. any Sunset  mine prospectus issued after June 9th  cannot truthfully, proclaim the advantages of being near a railway to bev  built at the expense of the Province.  A gentleman writing under the  nora de plume of "Anglo-Canuck"  sends us for publication a column  letter, in which he uses all the stock-  worn Curtis arguments, dressed up a;  little differently, perhaps, but still the  same much-used and weak arguments.  The columns of The Times are usually  open to communications dealing with  questions of public interest, but our  space is now needed for more important matter than "Anglo-Canuck's"  letter. We believe it is the duty of  every newspaper having the interests  of the Province at heart to do its share  in securing a sound and progressive  government, and consequently we can  offer but little encouragement to those  who are laboring under the impression  that their lengthy communications will  help the cause of Joseph Martin or  Smith Curtis. ,. :  A Monster Devil Fish  Destroying its victim, is a type of  Constipation. The power of this malady  is felt on organs, nerves, muscles and;  brain. But Dr. King's New Life Pilis;  area safe and certain cure. Best in  the world for Stomach, Liver, Kidneys  and Bowels.- Only 25 cents, at Miller  Bros. Drug Store.  -FOR SAM���  W GO  The undersigned has grood dry pine -wood  or sale. . Leave orders at: Frastee's Grocery  orncr Deadwood and Copper Streets.  FRITZ   HAUSSENER.  9 9  ��� e  Will be the terminus of the Columbia  & Wesiern Railway        '  .  .. IN THIRTY DAYS...  j*��* Now is the time to Invest. "*"$:'  We havt Snaps in Business and Resi-  dental Lots.     Cash or Terms.  Call, Write or Wire..  W. B. Rickards & Co.  MIDWAY, B. C.  LAND REGISTRY ACT."  .  Lot 3. Block P   City of Greenwood, Mas 46.  WHEREAS the certiffcate of title of David  A. Jones to above-mentioned hereditaments,  ���bearing date the 31st day of January, 1899, and  numbered 2450a, has been lost or destroyed and  application has been made for a duplicate of  such certificate.  NOTICE is hereby g-iven that such duplicate  will be issued unless cause be shown to the  contrary in. writing within one month from the  date hereof.  W. H. EDWARDS,  District Registrar.  Dated this 12th day of May, 1900.  Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B. C.  Subscribe for The Daily Times  afflrnimmmn^  III llll  3  Geo. A. Stewart Potts has returned  from a trip to Nelson and Spokane.  ���      0  IS the Supply point for the mining camps, |��  From the Gity roads lead to Greenwood, |��  Deadwood, Copper/ Summit, Lon Lake, Jl  White*sr Atwood, Wellington, Smith's and |��  other    Boundary   Creek   camps/    Three  |f  '���-���-��� ,..,*, . ���<������  Chartered Banks have branches iri the City 3  For prices  of lots and  other  itiformation,  3  Address 3  g���^ Scott Sail J  MAIL  CONTRACTS.  SEPARATE SEALED TEHDEFS. addressed to  the Postmaster General, will be received at  Ottawa until noon, on Friday the 6th-July,  1900, for' the conveyance of Her Majesty's  Malls, on'a proposed Contract for four years,  three times and once per week respectively each  way," between Midway ��� aiid Pentiction and  Fairview and Orovllle, Wash., from the 1st  September next. ��� :C. -..���'"    ,.���'',  Printed notices containing further information, aa-to conditions of proposed contract  may be seen and blank forms of Tender may  be obtained at-the'Post Offices of Penticton,  Okahagdn Falls, Fairview, Camp McKinney,  Rock Creek. Midway, Greenwood and Osoyoos,  and* at this office. ;  Post Office Inspector's Office    I  Vancouver, B. C., 25th May, 1900. )"_���  '._v:-:--U;y'.;':.'���. ,;i^-,yw.'-H- DORMAN,  *    Post Office Inspector,  ''..'  ��� ������  We have paid special attention  to the construction of Pumping  Machinery for duty in mines,  our unsurpassed facilities and  methods have given our Pumps  a Dominion wide reputation.  They are fully guaranteed. Our  designs include all types of the  ordinary Piston Pattern Mining  P��mp, Solid Cylinder single and  Duplex Patterns, outside packed  Duplex Plunger Patterns with  Pot valves, also Vertical' Sinking Pumps, both piston and outside packed double Plunger patterns. Mine superintendents  and those interested in Machinery would consult their interests  by sending for catalogue and  quotations before installing their  plants.       ���  II  ">  LIMITED.  TORONTO   , > * ONT.  Gunliffe & ftblett.  AGENTS AT ROSSLAND.  Aackay & Walker..  AGENTS AT VANCOUVER.  WM. SMITH, J   _  _,  PO. Box 166, agrent at Greenwood. B. C.  a,   \f%  LIMITED,  VANCOUVER, B. C, 733 Pender St   xxxt    VJUl     1     Ll        VVI  .Also NEJL.SON, B. C  *We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larue stock of Balances, Furnaces, Fire  Clay jroods, Scientific aud Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals, and all  other Assayers' and Miners' requirements.   Sole agents for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea  Becker's Sons'Balances. Etc.   Catalogue and full ji:i.ticirlarsseiit on application.       ;  Becker's.Sous' Balances, Etc.   Catalogue and full I'liftiottlars sent on application.  Bratm's Gasoline Furnaces and Gupel Machines.  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN IS MADE BY  BREWERY  PORTMAN BROS. & CO.,]  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  The Elkhpm Lager Beer Contain? o ily Pore Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on Draught or in.Bottf. s by all the leading Hotel  E. Dewclney of the Bank of Montreal  came over from Rossland yesterday.  He will remain in the local office for  some time, as members of the staff  will take their holidays at different  times during the summer months.  MIDWAY, B. C:  First-Class Accommodation. Best Brands Liquors and Cigars  *    THOS. McAUI/AY, Proprietor.  ���FOR���  Bar  mirrors, Plate, Sheet  or Coloured Glass,  Wall Paper, Paints, Oils.  UartiisS.es,   Room  and Picture mouldings,   etc.  WHITE  ���  W. F. Askew; Grand Forks, B. C.  Boundary Creek representativ of J. W. Melh  1 Victoria, -who carries the largest stockr  bove lines in B. C.     As near ly all of iuop  goods are imported -via Cape   Born tltechoe  f reig-ht excludes eastern dealers  WM. A,. NICHOLLS  I API  Spokane, Wash. U. S.  Fairview Drug And Book Store  �� JOHN LOVE & GO. ��  Druggists and Stationers  * # &  FAIRVIEW and CAMP McKINNEY.  #   #    ���  A   full  line   of   Drugs,    Stationery  Druggists Sundries.  Prescriptions  Carefully Compounded

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