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 77s.  Jt--'-Fi  J*   ��� \      \   i  <i;*;:^  ^  J .iri  X  *��i  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol.. VII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, WEDNESDAY,-'AUGUST S, 1900.  No. 48.-  rrTrrrff"ir^rr?rrinnr)rrjrrin^^  CLOTHES  THAT FIT.  Shorey Ready Tailored Clothing fits  when it is new, and until it is  worn. out, This is because the  lining, the pockets,the'partswhere  the most stain comes, are reinforced  in a way that insures perfect wear.  " Made^tofit'* not made to order  is a common remark about Shorey  Clothing, -r  Why should you go elsewhere  and take chances when we can  give you certainty."  How about the spring clothes ?  Money back���if anything is unsatisfactory.  "Commonsense" 5hape  ���tlie business ruin's shoe.    Sensihle,"  ..comfortable, prosperous looking, and  fine.   Tapers but'slightly from ball of  foot "to toe, which is round, full and  low, with pliant roomy box.-' Laced, Buttoned, Con-  .",gress,--0_cfofar:Black���'ian*-=-=S*eal-bf6wri^^Carmine, "or  Wine:    Sizes, 5-to 11, widths, A. to E.    Goodyear  Welt.    $3.50, $4-5��. $5-5��    Stamped on the sole���  "The Slater Shoe."  GENERAL REVIEW OF MINES.  A Description of the Development Work Carried on Throughout the District���Shipments of the A'.ines for the  Month of August���Mining:   Machinery  Coming in^-The Smelters.  H FROM   NOW   ON K  ,   x   WE ARE RECEIVING ONE SHIPMENT OF  ...r_a!*_?-. ��im_H*��iflt->'f*mt|l...  PER  WEEK,     THEY   ARE   CONSIDERED  VERY FINE  EATING  - There are at least a score of mines in  district that are working-steadily right  along1 and with generally satisfactory  results. Most prominent among- these  are the Miner-Graves group���the'.Old  Ironsides, Knob Hill, , Victoria and  Grey Eagle���War Eagle and Snow-  shoe, in Greenwood camp; Golden  Crown and "Winnipeg, in Wellington'  camp; the City of Paris in White's  camp; the B.. C. and K. Bell, in Summit camp; and the Mother L,ode, Sunset, Morrison and Buckhorn, in Dead-  wood camp. In addition to a number  of other properties that are .'advancing  beyond the prospect stage; there are  numerous claims upon which more or  less work is being'done and some of  these look very promising. It is evident then that despite the prevailing  quietness of business throughout the  district and the comparative absence  of activity iii the direction of new  enterprises heing undertaken, thereis  much that is encouraging in the present position." In fact there is room for  satisaction in two particular respects.  One that the substantial progress now  being made in mining matters is distinctly upon the merits of the mining  industry, arid the other, which is the  direct outcome of this progress, is that  the district may now fairly claim to  have_entered upon,the'  SHIPPING   STAGE.  In support of this claim it may be  poiuteu'-uUL -Lhat "the ii. C, Old ironsides, Knob Hill, Golden Crown, Winnipeg are sending out ore regularly,  three of them to the Granby smelter at  Grand Forks, and the others to the^C.  P. R. smelter at Trail. Compared with  ol ler districts having more extensively  developed mines, the total shipments  from the Boundary district, of course,  appear small", but there is good reason  to believe that following the early installation of new and larger plants  and the provision of other facilities for  mining, raising and shipping ore, the  output of the mines and the consequent  increase in the quantity of ore sent to  the smelters, will rapidly increase and  will, ere the current year closes, attain  a total that will prove a most convincing object lesson as to the importance  and value of the Boundary's contribution to "the staple products of province. The number of cars of ore sent  out during July was as follows:  B. C. mine... ; *.'. ,:...,.   87  Old Ironsides    64  Knob Hill .....���.;......'    31  Golden  Crown..............7.7-;...    36  City pf Paris    20  Winnipeg. ', ;    14  Total number of cars .252  It will be seen that the Mother I/ode  mine does not appear in the above list  as a shipper. The reasons for this are  that notwithstanding that this mine  has an enormous body of ore opened  up by drifts and crosscuts, so that  stoping is quite practicable in at least,  half a dozen different parts of the mine,  the more powerful air compressor plant  and hoisting engine ordered have not  yet been received, the ore-sorting plant  and appliances are not ready for use  and the-company's smelter is not yet  completed...:_ It is unlikely, . though,  that much Mother I^ode ore will be  sent to Trail, for by the time the mine  is in shape to ship freely the smelter  now being erected at Greenwood,"  principally for the purpose of reducing  the ores of this mine, will be ready to  treat them. Before referring further  to the district smelter position, it may  be mentioned that alittle pre additional  to that stated,,above.- was*���.6Td-tti_l*t"_fl*r  .month, but as it'was only for test purposes, no account is here taken of it.  'WORK AT IHK SMEW'ERS.  With nearly everything else in readiness for actual smelting to be commenced at. the Granby smelter, and  ore arriving right along, the unavoidable delay caused in connection with  the development of the water power,  which must be made available before  the furnace can be blown in, is much  to be regretted.- 'However, there is no  use iu being- impatient since so large  and important an industry may not  'hastily be set a going with any reasonable prospect of being maintained in  operation. Adequate power, fluxes,  fuel and other requisites must first  haye been secured ere a start can be  .made.^_It.Js^stated^thatrworki.on^the;  dam across the North Fork of Kettle  river, is now so far advanced that the  water maybe turned into the bigflume  any day. So it seems that President  Miner's expectation to have the smelter at work'and everything running  soomthly in connection with it and the  output of ore from his company's  mines within the next week or so is  likely to be realized.  The Greenwood smelter, though not  nearly so far advanced towards completion as the one at Grand Forks, is  making a good showing. During July  much work was done by the force of  bricklayers engaged in lining and  roofing in the'big dust chamber with  brick. More trestles to carry the rails  along which the cars of coke fluxes  will be run have been constructed.  Quantities of brick and lumber for  completing these have been received,  and the yard has been cleaned up iny  readiness to. receive fuel and other materials. Trestles are now being put up  at both ends of the upper ore bins, to  furnish more room for handling cars  delivering ore at the smelter. The  cast-iron columns and heavy top-  plates of the furnace have been placed  in position so that the putting together  of the water-jacket and other parts of  the furnace can now be undertaken at  any time.  wijat The* shines are doing.  As already stated the Old Ironsides  shipped 64 cars of ore during July and  the Knob Hill 31 cars. As the first  shipment was not made until July llth  the 95 cars sent out represent three  weeks' shipments. The delay in completion   of  spur lines to the ore bins  nnd in getting sufficient ore cars necessitated a temporary reduction early in  the month   in the number of men employed upon this group of  mines.    Below ground the month's work included  1*^0 feet run in further development of  the Knob Hill and 128  feet of   the adjoining Grey Eagle.    In the  Old Ironsides and "Victoria stoping ore and getting  it  ready  for shipment  occupied  most" attention.    On   the   surface  the  capacity of the electri. light plant was  increased  from  100 to 200 lights, and  lighting   of the  interior  workings of  the mines and of both sets of ore bins,  as well as of the many   buildings was  fully provided for.    With the 10-drill  air compressor plant shortly to arrive  are two 9xx2 hoisting'etigines.    One of  these   will  replace   the smaller hoist  now at the mouth of the Old Ironsides  No. 1 shaft, and the  foundations have  already   been   prepared   for   it.    The  smaller   hoist   will   be   taken   under  ground for use there.   The other larger  hoist will  be placed in the Knob Hill  main tunnel and the  station, near the  shaft, starting at about 350 feet in the  tunnel,   is   being   enlarged  to   make  room for  it.   A  40x80 frame building  is being erected at the mouth of No. 1  shaft, to house the new hoist and other  Old Ironsides plant.   A contract has  been entered into to put down switches  and otherwise give more room  on the  railway  spur  near  the Knob Hill ore  bins. A diamond drill is on the ground  to  be employed tor several months in  generally prospecting the outside claims  of the Miner-Graves group.    About 110  men   are at present  employed at the  Old   Ironsides   and   associated   mines  and altogether-there is a general air of  progressive activity about these properties.  .7 ,  .-",-  At the War Eagle the east crosscut  at the 100-foot level is now in 205 feet  from, the main shaft, and the west  crosscut 170 feet. A raise from the  end of the latter, for an air shaft, ran  into ore at 50 feet up. A drift was run  11 feet in this ore and then connection  ^^vf^^*)^��^-pixsspect-' hoi erpre**  viouslj- sunk 25 feet from the surface  in ore, so that practically some 50 feet  in- depth of ore occur in these western  -v"brkings. Assays of average samples  returned $21.60, with values principally  in copper. An upraise is to be made  from the end of the east crosscut to  connect with a prospect shaft in which  some nice looking copper ore was met  with. About 15 men are now on the  payroll at this mine. "  The raise from the 100-foot level of  the Snowshoe mine to the surface has  been completed and a station is now  being cut out on. the level, preparatory  to resuming", development work at the  200-foot level as soon as the new 70-  horse power boiler, daily expected,  shall have arrived at the mine and  been instelled. The crosscut tunnel,  -below-the-raihvay-line^was-last^-week  in 235 feet and was being further extended. At 180 feet in a crosscut has  been starte:!, to determine the width of  the ore at that point. There were 25  men on the pay roll with a probability  of an increase after additional power  shall have been provided.  WELLINGTON CAMP.  There is an increase in output from  Wellington camp to report for July,  the Golden Crown having sent out 36  cars of ore during the month. Work  in this mine is still restricted to stoping and hoisting ore from the 100-foot  level. The Winnipeg continues to  ship from three to four cars of ore per  week. No new development has yet  taken place at the 100-foot level, at  which a crosscut is being run with the  expectation of cutting the shoot of  good,grade ore occurring at the 50-foot  lovel. Ore is still being obtaind on  the 50-foot level and from the open cut  alongside the railway spur. There is  little change at the Athelstan, but  some nice ore is being opened up on  the J. and R. where a prospect shaft is  now being sunk. Nothing is being  done just now on the Hartford.  SUMMIT    CAMP.  The report lately published in several  newspapers that the ledge had been  cut on the Mountain View is incorrect.  The rock being passed through is more  or less mineralized, but no ore has yet  been encountered in the crosscut.  Work is being continued though, it being thought that there is ore not far  ahead. Better results have been obtained on -the R. Bell, where the' cross  cut from   the vertical shaft, at the 80-  '#  Wi  .���^ssssasege&gsgeg&e&tjc-tg^  City 61eaning$  *Sg-:6'g-g-S-e'g-6l-i  F. H. Oliver, the well known mining  man, is at the Armstrong.  J. A. Steele of Toronto  was among  the arrivals at the Armstrong.  '���  F.  M. Elkins left town last Thursday on a trip to the Similkameen.  Captain J. W. Troup, superintendent  of the C. & W,, was in town this week.  C. T. Slawson of the Hunter-Kend-  rick company has returned from  Spokane.  Peter Cunningham, superintendent  of the Cariboo mine, registered at the  Armstrong.  D. W. Moore, purchesing agent for  the Trail smelter, paid the district a  visit this week.  _  R. H. Jamison, representing Thos.  Earle & Co., Victoria, registered at the  Armstrong this week.  J. R. Mcintosh and wife and Jno. M.  Scrafford of the B. C. mine, registered'  at the Armstrong this week.  ��� E. H. Thurston has returned from a <  trip to the Carrni, West Fork and is !  registered at the Armstrong.  F.  H.   Minnard,   a   mining   expert  from Denver, Col.,  and Norman  Bior  more, Montreal, were at the Armstrong"'" ''  this week.  Only routine business  occupied the'-  ,<���  attention of the city  fathers  at their  meeting on Monday  evening.    In  the  absence of Mayor, Alderman  Sullivan "~  was in the chair.  -���_ k  Edwin Miller and Miss Ola  Lukov  were married at the National on  Friday-evening by the Rev. H. Saunders,    I  B.  A. ' After the marriage cermony    '  the wedding supper was served at the-r-.y-  Pacific. ,   _ - ���  �� Superintendent S. F. Parish of the" ��.  B. C. mine came in to the city last Fri-** ; "  day afternoon and on Saturday he left  on a business trip to Denver, Colorado.   -,  He expects to return  in  about  a fort- '""  night.  J. W. Astley, C. E., went out on fast  Saturday's train to Rossland, after  having spent a week at the Snowshoe  mine, owned by the British Columbia  (Rossland and Slocan) Syndicate, for  which he is consulting engineer.  ' One of the cars of ah ore train ran  off the rails when entering Eholt station yard one day last week. The mishap prevented the customary daily  trip being made the next day to Summit, Wellington and Phoenix camps  for ore. *������  Danny Hicks, at one time a popular  restauranteur in Greenwood, is just  getting about on crutches, after having  been laid up at Summit City for about  Jli^^^^___^-_3_LCU.t___l_L|o9_y>adly with  an axe when prospecting up the West  Fork in June.  )-  An ice cream social was held at  Phoenix last Thursday evening under  the auspices of the Phoenix Miners'  Union. The attendance was good and  the proceedings which included vocal  and instrumental music and dancing*,  were much enjoyed.  Forest fires have been prevalent in  the district lately. One got a good  hold on the mountain across the Kettle  river from Midway. Another burned  fiercely near Eholt for several days;  and still another in the woods between  Skylark camp and Phoenix.  A prospector named Fidele H. Gag  non, 37 years of age, died rather suddenly at his camp near Eholt last  Thursday. Dr. Kingston cei titled that  the cause of death was epileptiform  convulsions. The body was interred  at Greenwood on Saturday afternoon.  (Coutiimed on I'ag-e 3.)  W. H. Norris, of Midway, spent two  or three days in the city last week.  He has lately been kept very busily-  employed irrigating his orchard and  vegetable garden on the old Murray  ranch and as a result of his labors1  both fruit trees and vegetables are I  looking very well indeed and are making great growth.  It is announced that the marriage of  Miss Irene Haynes, second daughter  of the late Judge Haynes, of os��voos,  to Mr. R. H. Parkinson, P. L,. S., of  Fairview, will take place at Fairview  early next month. Miss Haynes was  very popular at Midway where she  lived with her mother, Mrs. Dowding-  until the latter left the district last  January. Since then the young lady  hrs resided at Fairview with her sister,.  Mrs. C. A. R. L,ambly. August 8  1900.  THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  [LI, persons, old anil vonii>_. ..lio-.ih! have!  iheir loetli exaiiiiiic1-! "nice every --ix j  Montlis by a conij-elcnt deii-isl. l'.H'c;iy j  will be present", and lunar for ii.iiitr, witicli j  nothing- but a tho.oiiy-li ..summation will r.i- |  veal. Professional service rendered iti lime'  means high-class work, less pain ai:d irrcat  economy. A moili filled when decay is sliuiil  i.Ul noi be s.'iisitivc., lhe operation not Urny,  and the fillinjf last'iny, becaase the operator  has more ami boiler structureto work on. He  is enabled l<> make the walls of the cavity  thicker and stronger, anil will, slight danger  of exposing tlie nerve, llie dread and lear of all  when having teeth filled. Have your teeth  attended to in lime. Do not procrastinate.  Give llie dentist good lootli-smietiirc to work  upon, and he will render yon excellent service.  Many persons pnloff their visits to llicdentist  when sensitive teeth have given frequent warning. Willi mind excited, body in high nervous  tension, and with excruciating pain and suffering plainly written on every feature, they come  for relief. How can lhe. dentist be expected lo  perform the best operation when lhc patient is  iu the worst possible condition to receiveit'.' Tf  your friend is sick do uot wail until he is al-  nibstdead before you do soniotliing for liim or  send for lhe doctor. The doctor may save hint  bv coming ai tliu last moment, and should the  patient recover he is liable lo have bad health  the remainder of liis life ou account of not  having received proper attention al the riglil  lime. Likewise, a tooth that is neglected may  be tilled and saved at the lasl moment, but will  probably have bad health tlio rest of its life.  One person in a hundred has good teeth, ninety  nine persons in a hundred could have good  teeth with proper attention.  DR. R. MATMSON,  DENTIST  Naden-Floort Block,     GREENWOOD  Everett, a New York capitalist, and I  Dr. J. S. C. Wells, of the Columbia'!  School of Mines, made a trip from  is [.dice's Bridge through the Similka-  niee'n to Greenwood. The party examine.! some of the properties on Copper mountain, 20-Mile creek and also  in the Boundary country, and Mr.  Crawford's opinion was endorsed by  the other two. Messrs. Crawford and  Everett were asked to stop over and  see more of the Boundary country.  "We have seen enough," was the reply, "to convince us that the country  is a remarkable one and we are hurrying home iu order to make arrangements to return and spend some time  in the district. We expect to be out  here again about September 1st."  THAT THROBBiNG HEADACHE.  CAME TO BLOWS.  "Cfoe  l'l/T'L.SUED "liY  The Greenwood Times Printlnc and Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Koss.  Kiirrnn.  ���WbI-'NICSDAY, AUGUST S, 19(H).  CHINES 10 1MMIG RATION.  Premier Dunsmuir has already given  ' an earnest of his intention to observe  public opinion in the matter of restricting-Chinese and Japanese immigration. He has dismissed Chinese  employees from his own mines, but in  order that the public may have some  assurance that his political actions  should be aloiiy the same lines he  should discipline his supporters in the  railway committee. At a recent-meeting of the committee an amendment  to the bill incorporating: the Vancouver  & New Westminster railway was  - moved by Mr. Mclnnes. This amendment provided that - no person should  be employed in thc operation or construction of the railway who could not  read the act of incorporation in a  European-, .language or whose name  was uot on the register of voters, or  nnless he was a Caucasian  or Indian.  This amendment was of course intended jprhuarily to include 'Chinese  and Japanese from employment on thc  railway. The amendment was strongly  opposed by Mr. McPhillips of Victoria  and others. After a long discussion a  yote was taken and 'the amendment  was declared carried on the following-  division.  For���Messrs. Brown, Curtis, Gil-  moure, Kidd, Martin, Mclnnes, Oliver,  Smith, Stables���9.<  Against���Messrs. Fulton, Garden,  Hunter, McPhillips, Mounce, Murphy���7.  '"' It Svill "be"iioticercl'tharther*oppositioir  voted solidly for the exclusion of Chinese and Japanese and that every supporter of the government on the committee, voted in favor of these people.  This vote is certainly a very instructing one and indicates very clearly who  are thc strong opponents of Chinese  and Japanese and who are, in spite of  their protestations to the contrary,  favorable to these undesirable im-  migrants.  ASSOCIATED BOARD OF TRADE.  The meeting of the Associated  Boards of Trade was most successful.  The Associated Boards represent the  business men of Kootenay and Yale  and the resolutions which were adopted  'in convention should have the earnest  consideration of thc government.  < liven wood is to be congratulated upon having the convention early next  year aiul The Times feels sure that the  representative business men who will  be present will receive a cordial welcome from the citizens.  NEW  YORK CAPITALISTS.  RodToImic Forcibly Objects to Mayor  Houston's Outspokenness.  Victonia.. Aug. G.���In his first speech  on the Iloor of the House, John Houston, member for Nelson, declared himself a supporter of the government,  and proceeded to wake things up generally. All the cabinet, except Hon.  James Densmuir, the premier, came in  for gonerai reflections in which the  Esquimau and Westminster members  were dubbed lnossbacks.  After the rising of the House, Houston proceeded to town, and meeting  Mr. Rod Tolmie credited him with  canine decent, adding : "We'll fix you  when you come back to Kootenay."  Rod replied : "I'll fix you now,!.' and  proceeded to pommel him. A punch ou  the jaw knocked him out. It appeared  some minutes elapsed before'consciotis-  ness returned to the member from Net-  son-, who was carried oil. in a -hack  spitting blood, and is said to have been  seriously hurt. The day's work of the  legislature was merely routine.  A LESSON IN ECONOMICS.  Would quickly leave you, if you used  Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousands bf sufferers have proved their  matchless merit for sick and nervous  headaches. They make pure blood  and build up your health. Only 25  cents. Money back if not'cured. Sold  by Miller Bros., druggist.        .-'  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT & SHAW,  Barkistkks, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address :   " kallhtt."  Cnnv* J Bedford M'NetU's   Greenwood,  ���_odi_s  ���) MurcingfcNears ���   _  ~) Morciiii^  ( Lciber's,  t. II.  HAI.-.l-TT.  B. C.  H. C. SHAW,  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  Hotakiks Public, Etc.  Offices: Over Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  J. P. MCLEOD,  Bakristijr and Solicitor,  Notary Public, Etc  Offices: "Wallace-Miller block, Greenwood,B.C.  1*.   I", DAVIS,  Q.   C. C.  W. WARD.  DAVIS &.WARD  BARRISTERS,   SOLICITORS   AND  NOTARYS PUBLIC.  Office over Bank of Commerce.  A municipality, like an individual,  can always see many excellent opportunities for the investment of money,  but the former is much less likely to  appreciate tie fact that it has gone as  far as the safety or profit line in investments, and should go no further  until it has realized on former outlays.  The facility with which "a municipality  can* goTh'to debt is apt to obscure this  truth. It is often obvious that a certain expenditure will increase the  value of some municipal property. But  it is not so obvious, though quite as  true, that the expenditure contemplated  must lessen the value of .all other  municipal .property. Every, addition  to the debt of a municipality lessens  the purchases iu the stores, lessens the  deinand for manufactured goods,'and  depresses propc*rtionately every line of  business. It is not the average burden,  but the total burden, that falls on the  productive activities of the municipality. If all the customers, of a certain  merchant should make a slight reduction in their weekly purchases it might  ruin his business. The average reduction might be slight, but the aggregate  enormous. And if this general reduction in purchases is due to -taxation  through excessive municipal debt, the  burden may' be sufficient to turn the  balance between progress and retro-  .R_____sloii_._���^    i^        .   NA^r'\<\r'W~'V��-A��/'%^/-/vVr'/\��/-  USE   THE  & NELSON  S.    .  Enttnis   Over   the  Mineral  Riches  of Boundary.  "1 have been connected with the  mining industry for j-ears, the companies with which I have been associated have paid millions in dividends  but 1 have seen no camp where the  outlook was as promising as here."  was the way Geo. Crawford, of New  York, expressed himself, when seen at  the Armstrong on Monday morning.  Mr. Crawford is a prominent mining  man who has been operating iu Colorado and  who,  iu  company with Jas.  LONG DISTIME ME  0 cents 5  TO SPOKANE  R   REPUBLIC.  FORBES M. KERBY.C. E.  Provincial Land Survkyor,  Offices:   Greenwood,Ti. C.  also J, A. Uuswortlt's Store, Midway,;!!. C  F. W. GROVES,  i Civil and Mining Engineer!  Provincial Land Sd'rvryo'r.  -���       GRT.F/iSWOOD,   B.C.  .Mineral Claims Reported upon.''  Unclerg-fotiiid Surveys.  OHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer, 7  Dominion    and]  Provincial  Xand Surveyor.. -  GREENWOOD,    ;      :.     ':'      ;'-��� S.-   C.  BAUER & ASHCROFT,  .Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining"'and Civil Engineering.  Mineral  Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Kiiffineeriity Surveys  IV. A. BAUER: C.E., P.L.S. A. E. ASHCROFT C.EiP:LS  q    VANCOUVER       ... .    aREENXVOOD .  Wood   Block,   nest  door   to    Custom   oilice.  ������'     ���    greenwood, b. c.  JOHN C. ROBERTSON.  ���'���''" Architect.  Plans and Specifications furnished  Officee: Copper street. Greenwood.  THE  BANK   OF  Established in 1S3G.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital -.,.,,......$4,866,666'  Reserve Fund............ ..,.$1,460,000  Lati'loti Office; "  3-Clcnieiit's Lai'.e, Lombard Street, E. C  -"��____  ���>*,*  Court oi- DirrctokS'ID  J. H. Brodie, Joint James Carter. Gaspare!  Farrer, Ricliard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Iloare, H. J.73. Kendall, J. J.Kiiifjs-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st,, Montreal  H. Sliken.au. general mauag-er.  J. Elmsley, inspector.   .��_  V.*1  Bkanchus in Canada:  Loudon,    Ilrantford,    Hamilton,    Toronto,  Montreal. Ottawa, Kiuj_sUiu, Qiiebcc,uSt. John,  N. I!., llraiidon,  Winnipeg, Fruderielou, N. 1!..  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Trail, Ashcroft. Dawson Cily, Klondike, N. W.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, ].. C.  /iCH.vrs in iin-: Uniti.*. Status:  Spokane���Traders' National  Bank aud Old  National llauk.    New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawsnu  and  J.   C.   Welsh,  anents.    San  Francisco���(121    Sausoiue    street)   II,   J.   Mc-  Michael anil J. R. Ambrose agents.  Lo.s'i'ON I'ankichs:  The Bank of I.iijj-laiid and Messrs. Glyn __ Co.  FoKiiitiN Aoi-Ntk:  Livurpoo'���Jlauk of Liverpool. A stralia���  Union Bank o| .Vusiralja. New Zealand��� Union  Baud of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  I mlia, China ami Japan���Char Hired Mercantile  Bank of India, Loudon and China, Aj.ni Bank.  West Indies -Colonial Bank. l*:irjs-M.-..euard.  Krauss ��t Co.   Lyons���Credit Lvounajs.  Fresh Beef, Pofkf  Mutton, Fish. Etc*,  Always on Hand.  I ��� t 6.1 ���  til  PROPRIETOR.  REE  ��������� ���  <���-���- x+s- W-  CHOICE CIGARS  AND  TOBACCOS X ;XX"j��\  FINE^  News Papers, Pefiqdicals,  Cifculating Libr ar y, Fancy  Goods, Candies, Etc, Etc.  H01 FOR THE  Stage now running' from  Tairvieivie  Keremeojs*"-  Leaves Fairview on Mondays  at 8 a. in., returning leaves  Keremeos an Tuesdays at 8 a. in.  W. HINE, Manager.  "Fairview and Keremeos.  J. ANDERSON, Manage..   Greenwood    B. C  SOCIETIES.  ^--VnMrfc T0 R0SSLAND >  J J   ttiUO  OR  NELSON.      <  ���*t>  Other Rates Proportionately  Low.  Boundary   Valley   Lodge  No. 38, I.O.O.F.  ICI.TS every  Tuesday  .    _    _0vciilu<r   at   8.im   iii  their Ind nre room at .ircenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation is extended to all snjniirniijir  brutli-  ���*rn. Duncan Husk, N.C.  J. J. GiTr.i.ir.v. Kec.Kcc   A.   F.   &   A.   JYl.  ('.RRKNWOOD LOI-CE, A.F. & A <M  Rt'irular Coinmunicalion lirst Thursd.iv in  every moiitli. Sojourning brethron cordiallv  iuvited. K. F. COATES.  \. S. Black. *W..M - Secretary  FULTv STOCK OF   GENERAL . .  AT KERRMEOS,  Harness and Saddlery  AT FAIRVIEW.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby -riven that at the lirst  meeting of the-Tjicence Comuiissiouers for the  City of Given wood held after thirty days from  the" date hereof I shall apply for.a transfer  from me to W. W. Howe of the Hotel Licence  held by nie I'or the Coinnierci.il Hotel, Copper  street, iu the Citv of Greenwood,  Dated 17th J ulv, Woo.     -  A. BRANSON.  (r*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  ��**  ^  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  Cr*  G=<  ir*  Cr*  tr*  Cr*  09  ��O  Capital, all paid up. $12,006,000.  ���.KesU;,^.,:.$7,000,000.  President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,'."'  Vice-President:   Hon. Georok A. DmTMaro.vn.  General Mauag-er :    E. S   Clouston*.  Branches in London, Kng. {cwU'V"^^.} New York, Chicago.  Uuy and sell Sltrling- Exchange;ind Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers' Credits, available, in any part^of the world.  Greenwood Branch,     F. J. FINUCANE, Manager.  te5  *��S'  s=_5  *=��  estment.  <B  *9  fY.  REPRESENTING :  PHOENIX  FIRE  ASSURANCE CO.,  "~ ��� OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  WESTERN ASSURANCE   CO.,   0:K Toronto.  BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE CO.,.  ........ OF TORONTO  LIVERPOOL AND-LONDON AND GLOBE  ASSURANCE CO ,OP LONDON, ENGLAND.  BIRKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN CO..    OF TORONTO.  GEO. R NADEN,  Manager.  CAULIS ADDRESS :  MAORT.  CODE :  MORT.TNC-   & NRAL.  ilu li  M;  9  THOS. MILLER, Mgr.  TO LET:    Building-  s_u.ji1.le for Stores or oOlces.     Tvot on Copper Street,  business   centre.  " 'FOR SALE :   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of payment. ^  GREENWOOD,  B.  O.  X  w\ y  n  h  COMPANY.  LIMITED.       R. GREIGER, MGR.  x x x Agents For Pabst Beer, x x x  Complete Line Bar Supplies.  ....GREENWOOC  Harvey & Robins, Proprietors.  Un Best Stock. Cbe neatest Ruts,  Copper Street, Greenwopd.  THE BE$T BEER IN TOWN IS MADE -BY  V    )    PORTMANdBROS, & ���.CO.,,.  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  if'-&0'i y-  in ii e  <   i  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  uHL uUi I u uU-  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER, B. C, 733 Pender St,  Also NELSON, B. C.  Wi. .ne Maiiitfacturers and direct Importer.'-, anil carry a large stock of Rnlances, Furnaces.  fire Clay ffooiis, Scieiililic and Practical IlooUs.Olassware, I'latinum (iiiiuls. Acids, Chemicals  and all ntlier Assavers" and Miners' remiiremeiits. Sole atrenls for Mor<rau Crucible Company,  Uattersea and  titaililard i'irelJrick Co., Crucibles and Mutl]es.    I_eckpr!s Sons' Ilalauces, Ktc,  Catalogue aud full jarticularr sent ��ti api'licatiou,  Braun's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines. Si/-  THU GREENWOOD WBEjKtY 'TIMES.  August 8, 1900,  MYERS  GREEK   DISTRICT.  Review Tunnel Thought to Be Near-  ing Rich Ore.  Chesaw, Wash., Aug-. 8.���The Review tunnel his reached a length of  300 feet. The work for the past month  has been in ledge matter and they expect to strike rich ore in a very short  distance.  A full force of men is working at  the Crystal Butte anil the tunnel has a  large quantity of the rich ore for which  the Crystal Butte is famous. The mill  will be put in operation ag.iin as soon  as a sufliciet-t supply of ore is blocked  out. A new foreman was appointed  last week.  The Owl property, on wliich a wonderfully rich strike was made some  time ago,- continues to improve with  development. The ledge is about three  feet wide and can be traced for several  miles.  A party of eastern owners of the  Buckhorn is on its way here. The  work on the 400-foot.tunnel is progressing and the showings are good,  Last week 35 feet of work waa done  on the Ben Harrison. The ledge was  followed into the Yakima ground. The  property is one of the best in camp,  and-great things are expected.  The work on the Yakima is still being vigorously carried on. A 120-foot  shaft has been sunk and the vein is  solid and enormously la.ge. The ore is  the same as the Ben Harrison, the adjoining claim, and it is thought by  some that the two veins will unite at a  great depth.  The Kfeno was sunk 40 additional  feet this lust month and the ore taken  out assays very high. The ledge is  about live feet wide.  Six men are working od the L,one  Pine. They completed a SO-foot shaft  last mouth and hod the satisfaction of  seeing several stringers unite in a  good-sized vein, carrying high values  iu gold.  THE   STEAM   LAUNDRY  Successfully Opened and Now Running  Full Blast.  I'\ T. Abbott, the hustling manager  of the Greenwood Steam Laundry, is  ���an old railroad and newspaper man and  v a strong believer in advertising. He  believes in bringiiiy- his business to the'  attention of the public. Of course  thii'e is no connection between this  fact and an exciting runaway that took  place in Greenwood, Monday, but it.is  nevertheless true that' the good people  of the city were afforded a splendid opportunity of seeing how swiflM-he  laundry's waggon could go. Mr. Abbott  strictly maintained that. the horses  were alone responsible for the exhibition. They started from the laundry  came dashing down Deadwood street,  made a neat turn to Silver street and  were stopped by a telephone post near  Holden's paint shop. The damage to  the wagon was somewhat serious.  With such an exciting first day the  laundry is sure to be a sutccess. It is  entitled to snch distinction if a first-  class plant and good management  -count. - The plant is _the_bes_t _iu__th___  province. The power is supplied by a  30 horse power boiler and engine. The  plant comprises two double compartment and one single '. compartment  washers, a 1900 Nelson &. Kienter  mangle, a 28 inch centrifugal extraction dryer, starching machines, and  all the other appliances necessary in a  fully equipped laundry.  The laundry has sufficient capacity  to guarantees prompt and efficient service for all the orders furnished so that  there is no longer any excuse for patronizing Chinese laundries.  DEATH OF MRS. SPROTT.  NOTICE.  In the Matter of Companies Act 1897.  Notice is hereby given that the Morrison Mines, Limited, (Non-personal  Liability), will sell at public auction to  the highest bidder, for cash, on Tuesday, the~21st day of August, A. D.,  1900, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, at  the registered office of the company,  Rendell block, Greenwood, B. C, the  following shares which are in default  for non-payment of calls, levied the  llth day of May, A. D., 1900:  The Wife of Wm. M. Sprott Dies  Suddenly Monday Morning.  KathleenJCurrie, the wife of W. M.  Sprott, died suddenly early Monday  morning of heart failure. Mrs. Sprott  was 23 years of age. She was around  as usual on Sunday evening and her  sudden demise was a painful shock  not only to the family but to their  large circle of friends. The deceased  was a daughter-of Mr. and Mrs. A.  Currie of Nelson, B. C, and the interment took place "from their residence  there this afternoon. Yesterday funeral services were held at the residence here, Rev. Duncan Campbell  being the officiating pastor. The pallbearers were George R. Naden, R.  Smailes, J. Anderson, A. McMillan,  J. L. Coles and D. C. McRae. . There  was a large attendance to the railway  station. Mr. Sprott has the sympathy  of the entire community in his sad bereavement.  Subscribe for the Times, it gives  you all the mining as. well as the local  news of the Boundary.  No. o[  Certi licates  No. of  Sliares.  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M. Whiteside,  Secretary, Pro Tern.  Dated at Greenwood, B. C, this 17th  day of July, A. D., 1900.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  I.URNS, BURNS FRACTIONAL, COPPER  TRUST FRACTIONAL, SCRANTON  OTIS FRACTION and PICLADILLY  FRACTION Mineral Claim ,situate in the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District. Where located: - In Deadwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, E. A. Bielenberg  Free Miner's Certificate No.  n8266, intend sixty days from date hereof to  apply to thc Mining Recorder for a Certificate  01 Improvements for tlie purpose of obtaining-  a Crown Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of June, A. D., 1900.  E. A. BIELENBERG  Mineral Act. 18?6.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "HERCULES" Mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. .Where located ; ���' In Copper camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for Edward I. -Tate, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 84408, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements for thepnr-  pose of obtaining- a Crown Grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  uance of such certificate of improvements,  Dated this 31st day of May, 1900.  42 I.   H.   HALLETT.  MINERAL'ACT,';1896.;..'.  Certificate of Improvements.  ; notice.;''.     >������*  'PHOENIX" and "PLATT" Mineral claim  situate in tlie Kettle River Mining Div sibri  of Yale District   Where located :   Iu'Dead-  .   wood camp, '������..���>���."������;::*���-������.'-.���"������-.;. -���-;;''  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for Phil Aspinwall, Free Miner's  Certi ficate No. 34801A,inteiid sixtv days ftom the  date hereof, to apply to the-'Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of. Improvements,, for-the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of fhe:  above claim. * ":  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  suauce of such Certificate of Improvements.    -  Dated this 31st day of May, 1900.  41-50 v    ,'������_-. H. HALLETT.  Mineral Act. 1896.  ���     CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  ANACONDA, COLUMBIA AND KOOTENAY Mineral Claims, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where locrted : About two and one  half miles northerly from Greenwood,  TAKE  notice that I, 3.-A. Kirk acting as  asent    for   "Wm.   T.       Oliiver,     Free  Miner's Certificate   :    -No.-       .35674 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 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 1st day-of May, 1900. W  J. A. KIRK.  ^nfronnt^  '-I  Head Office and.Works at  Belleville, Ont.   '  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.  MACHINERY  THE (WaC HUaCHINE Co,, Limited,  Manufacturers ot  Air Compressors,  Roc  Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works,  Our Shops  at Trail are most complete,  consequently  we  are  in a position  to handle all  kinds of Repairs.    If you arc troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to  save money buyinfc repairs, then. USE   OURS. J. P. BYERS, MgT.,Trail.B.C  ^iuiiuiiiuiiiiuiiiiiiiiuuiiiaiiaiiiiiuuiaiiiuiiiiiiuiaiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiuuiiiiiauuaiuu^  Always on  Hand at.  Rossland Depot.  HOISTING  PLANTS  BUCKETS,    CARS,    ROPE,    SINKING AND  STATION  PUMPS,   CHAIN   BLOCKS,   RAND   DRILLS   AND  compressors. ^    ^ R. MEN DEN HALI, Agent.  ���fc ���  2Mmn^  -*���*������-  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  '.;: MANUFACTURERS OF'  I IsigersoH=$eracant  ������  ������������  g TOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  **y : . ���___-_-_---->���  S~r  R; TH. C. mcKallv* Rossland. B.-K. ,  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX land CORLISS AIR COMPRESSOR^ ... .  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS "~  Ol* ALLKItil-S.  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSSLANI).  B. H. Kirkpatrick, Greenwood, B. -��.    _3  s^iiiiiiuuiiiiiuiUiUUkuukaiiiiUiiUiiaaiiiUiiiiUiuuui^  ���S3  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  ;  v..   noticb.;- '; ,y  ...:  EIiECTRIC mineral claim situate in the Kettle  "���" rieyr miniug division   of   Yale   district.  Where located :   In Long-Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that Ave, The Vancouver  and Boundary Creek Development  and Mining Company,. X,. X,. .Free,  miner's certificate No. 29759 sixty da*/s from  the. dcte hereof,: to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the  purpooe of ottaininif a Crown Grant for the  above mineral claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section-37, must he commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 2nd day of June, 1900.  * Vancouver and Boundary Creek  Development and Mining-Co., I,. I,,  Mineral Act. 1896.  Certificate  of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MARGRIE mineral situate in the Kettle river  m'iu nig- Division of Yale District. Where  Located in Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw actlng-  as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate7734ii, and George R. Naden,  Free Miner's certificate No. 14357a intend sixty  days from the date hereof to apply io the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvement for the purpose of obtaining- a crown  grant for above claim.  Aud further take notice that action under  cection 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements  Dated this 17th dav April, A. li. I960.  ~    41-50 C. JE. SHAW.  usiness  Xllllgoo  ���FOR���  fm  -IN THE-  ���golvHk Indian Re$eroalion  "Which has been Thrown Open for Settlement by the President,  Write For Particulars to_  6eo; B* Itlecbem, Rock greek, B. &  ^n.m!?!m!ii��m!nitrii!!!imiHn��nmn��m?iii��ii!iiirt?ii!i!ntm!!!!!!?!mm!?nmmnmmK  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of Improvement.  NOTICE. _  LAURA mineral claim, situated in the Kettle  River  mining  division  of   Yale  district.  Where located :   In Long Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I. C. ^E. Shaw acting  as agent for Marry . McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate 7.34b, G. R. Naden, Free-  Miner's certifidate No. 14357a, aud the P. A.  Largery estate, Free Miner's certificate No.  29629b intend, sixty days from the dat e hereof  to appry to tne 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 suchcertifictte of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  41-50 C,iJ5. SHAW.  Mine Pumps  IMPROVED SINKING PUMPS.  PISTON PATTERN.  This Pump is of comparatively light weight  easy to handle and g ves unqualified satisfaction, It has uo projectixie valve gear m parts  liable to breakages iu handling-. It is '<'H*d  with convenient suspending hooks and iseasilv  reoacked. Mine Superintendents aim wiher:  are invited to send for our catalogue and  figures before purchasing.  We manufacture a full line of Pumps for  mine work.  Mtey Mfg. Co. Ld.  Toronto, Ont.  GUNLIFRE ��_. ABLETT  Agents at Rossland.  \c_n3'  %  & ,     oh      _  V.       NaaniEy  MAOKAY & WALK EN  ��� ���'" Agents at Vancouver.  tinting  If you are in need  of anv kind, try us  with an order.�� ��  ..Che  times* - y ..-���  August 8, 1$00.  THE    REENWOOi) WEEKtt TIMES.  ^W^^ri--',;' "a  ���  REVIEW OF  Continued from Page 1.  foot level, cut a 10 to 12-foot vein at  43 feet in from the shaft. This is being- drifted on in the expectation that  any day similar good ore to that showing in the open cut, higher up the hill,  may come in. This drift will give a  vertical depth of about 157 feet.  The B. C. mine maintained an average daily output of more than 60 tons  during July, the quantity of ore sent  to the smelter during the month having  totalled 1,900 tons. Ore was raised  from all three levels. The old shaft  house was taken down and a new  building 30x70, to include changing  room, store room and shaft house, is  being erected. The main shaft, now  down 272 feet, is to be sunk deeper  and other development work is to be  undertaken, besides raising sufficient  ore to provide for working expenses.  The cage will shortly be put in and  thereafter it will be practicable to raise  100 tons of ore per diem without interfering with the progress of development work.  DEADWOOD CAMP.  Two   specially    important   developments   took place   in   this   camp last  month,   viz.,   the   cutting   of   ore   in  quantity  at the   300-foot level of the  Mother L<ode mine and the striking of  a body of good ore in the Crown Silver  shaft.    Full accounts of both of these  occurrences   have  already   been published in the Times.    Additional information is to the effect that not only is  the crosscut   started   from the   north  drift at 100 feet from the Mother L<ode  shaft,  but still in ore,   of which some  20 feet have been  passed through at  .the time of writing, but the drift itself  entered ore at 120 feet and at 125 feet  shows much improvement.   These developments   at  the 300-foot level are  particularly   gratifying,  the   more so  since   the ore   in the crosscut is now  giving    average   assay   values   that  promise    excellent   smelter   returns.  Development work at the 200-foot level,  has not lately.disclosed anything new.  X.ast   week  the two 100-horse  power  boilers, with fittings,smoke*tacks, etc.,  to supply power for the larger compressor plant ordered last March, were received at the mine, but there has been  an unavoidable delay at the  manufactory in"shipping the compressor itself.  The main shaft of the Crown Silver  had by the first of this week reached a  ���depth of 145 feet.    The ore came in ac  87 feet in depth, so the shaft has now  been in ore for 58 feet.   The size of  thc ore foody'���_ has not yet been ascertained, but since the 4 feet 6 in by 7  feet  shaft is raJi in ore it is by no  means sraalL   1\beJviention is to continue sinking' to.3Q0 [Ee.e�� and to crosscut at the 150-foot level &r#&.,and afterwards at th,e 300-foot level.   "TOie cross-cut at the 150-foot level will likegj- be  .commenced three or four days fcenge.  ���Both the Crown Silver and the adjoining Sunset are owned by the Montreal  Boundary Creek Mining company.   Aj  car load of the ore was recently sent  from, the   Sutuset  mine to the Trail  smeiter,-��or the purpose of obtaining^  bulk  test of the g*�� met with a few  weeks ago in the crosscut at the 200-  foot level of this mine.  Other properties in Ueadwaod camp  at work during the aaaonth w,e*;e the  Buckhorn, Morrison, Greyhound., Qr&at,  Hopes, Marguerite and Gold Bug., but!  no developments of much importance  have been reported from these. The  payroll for the camp numbers about  120 men in all.  OTHER    CAMPS.  Of the two raises that were being  put up from the main tunnel of the  City of Paris and Lincoln, in While's  camp, one is completed and the other  well forward. The former was in ore  all the way and the latter will give access to a body of shipping ore known  to occur above. The output of ore was  .smaller during July than June, for  latterly only two teams were employed  in hauling ore to the Granby smelter,  but an increased production may> be  looked for after the development work  above referred to shall have been  finished. Work on the Majestic company's Lexington claim has for several  weeks past been chieily surface prospecting, the tunnel being very wet at  this time of year.  The Ethiopia is the only property at  present working in Long Lake camp,  excepting, of course, claims upon  which the customary assessments are  b.ing done. A crosscut is being run  at the 100-foot level of the Rambler, at  Pass creek, where indications are  favorable for a body of good ore being  shortly encountered. There is little  worthy of particular mention being  done in the other camps of the district.  who   arrived   in  the -city from Camp  McKinney last Wednesday evening, it  was ascertained that matters appear to  be progressing favorably at the Cariboo mine, which is at present the only  mine in Camp McKinney upon which  much work is being done right along.  The vein has been followed in the Cariboo company's Okanagan claim at the  400-foot   level   for 350  feet without a  break.   The ore,   too, has been satisfactory, both as  regards quantity and  quality.   The vein   runs   from six to  eight   feet  in width and carries good  gold   values.     Earlier   experience   at  shallower levels of the mine was lhat  the   ore   was  not continuous and the  breaks met  with in the vein added to  the cost of mining without proportionate results  in the gold yield being obtained.   Now  it  appears, the lead improves as  depth  is   gained,   so that a  profitable   future seems to be assured  to the mine.   Between 50 aud 60 men  are  regularly  employed,  this pay roll  being CampMcKinney's present mainstay.  It is probable that the Sailor Consolidated company, which now owns  the Minnehaha and other claims in the  vicinity as well as the Sailor, will  shortly resume work. There-is also  some talk of the Lemon company  starting up again before long.  Jay P. Graves and M. Yolen Williams  managing director, and mining superintendent, respectively, of the Miner-  Graves companies, have let a contract  to Smith Bros., contractors, of Greenwood, for the* erection of a business  block at Phoenix. The site is immediately opposite 'the Old Ironsides hotel  and the cost of the building will, il  is stated, be about $5,000.  'Albert Blair, a miner,' met with an  accident in the Golden Crown mine  last Sunday night. After taking out  of the bucket a lot of steelthat had been  sent up from below he was returning  by the ladder to the 100-foot level  when, thinking he had reached the  bottom of the ladder, he let go his hold.  He was still three or four feet froin the  station, though, so he fell heavily,  breaking the large bone of his right  leg about midway between the knee  and foot. Dr. BoncheVof Phoenix was  summoned to attend the unfortunate  man, and next ; morning Superin-  dent.W. J. Porter drove him down to  the Greenwood hospital, ' where he is  now under the care of the mine surgeons, Drs. Jakes and Oppenheimer.  MINERAL ACT.  . Certificate  of Improvements.  "STANDARD" Mineral .Clai.Bj.s.iti.ate iu the  Kettle River Mining- Divisigu of Yale District. Where located ���; In Deadwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallet., "as  agent for Phil Aspin wall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 34801A. and James Johnson,  Free Miner's Certilicate No. B78 2, intend,  sixty days from the date liereof, to apply to the  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, nnder  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of sucli Certificate of Improvements.  I. H. HALLETT.  Dated this 9th day of February, 1900.3-44  E.' JACOBS  mm, in, nc.  CANADIAN  CAMP M'KINNEY.  M.  From  Mr. Henry Nicholson, J. P.  Limited"  Service for the year 1900  will be commenced JUNE  10th. The "Imperial  Limited" takes you  across the Continent in  four days without change.  It is a solid vestibuled  train, luxuriously equipped with every possible  essential for the comfort  and conveniende of Pas'  sengers. Ask your  friend.; who have travelled on it, or address  W. F. Anderson.  T.P.A. Nelson B.C.  E. J. Coyle.  A.G.P.A. Vancouver.  Nicely furnished rooms at the Clar  endon. Steam heated, electric light,  SIS per month. tf.  ..I1...    .  ���__!  llllll  The  Centre  of  the great gold and  copper mining  camp of Canyon  creek.  :o:  High assays,large  showings. Strong  company operating there. Sawmill  being erected.  Roads being built  by the company to  the city.  /l/A'  &���!/"  (ft  .dill ''91  Business lo!.  teiil lots  5.  wi  M_��  7ih  mi  T.."Xi  s.  -���.���^..JOl^  4-wwtiaTQ mow.   '  <&f( {���<- ^fioicnve ^*?/A!...f^Y_.  ....FOR PARTICULARS APPLY....  W. S, FLETCHER,  CANYON CITY.  GEO. R. NADEN,  GENERAL AGENT. GREENWOOD, B. C.  ^'^A��,^<-��Ar^VA^V^^^^\^^VJV^^��^^��r^_^W*^  'Ai/'WWAw'V.  The Commercial Centre o  7"77JFRQM THE CITY ROADS LEAD TO < *> *  \/ ��� " o"    ��� j  j  GREWOm     MADIQQD, -   COPPER,  n  X-M  <��..���-     i .'  \\Jlly  For Prices Lots And $ther Information  Address:  T  greenwood, B. ���.  BIS HI  V .  ���--} / n  ������)���  &���*:.���  THE GREMWOOD WEEKLY ^IMDS  ��___.  -���~" "ll"' "���  ^aa* Q-?;  August'8,. 1900.  BOARDS OF TRADE  Had Their Annual Convention  - in Nelson.  BIG DELEGATION PRESENT.  Number of Important Resolutions Are  Passed���Next Convention Will  Be Held in Greenwood.  li  The second annual convention of the  Associated Boards of Trade of .-.astern  British Columbia, held at Nelson last  Thursday and Friday, was a most successful meeting and many important  resolutions were discussed. There  were present: Phoenix, R. B. Kerr and  W. 13. Wilcox; Trail, 13. S. Topping  and D. W, Moore; Grand Forks, C.  Cunimings and 13. Spraggett; Fort  Steele, W. B. Ross and Haning-ton;  Greenwood, C. Scott Galloway and  Duncan Ross; Kamloops, J. M. Harper  anil H. G.Ashby; Rossland, W. T.  Oliver, and A. J. McMilllan; Kaslo,  G-. O. Buchanan and Geo. Whitesides.  On Wednesday night a meeting of the  executive was held and a constitution  and by-laws drafted. Under the constitution the president and secretary  are elected at each annual convention,  while the presidents of the various  affiliated boards are vice presidents for  the Associated Boards. The annual  convention will be held "on Thursday  of the week following the: opening of  of the legislature.  When the delegates met on Thursday h.orf-ing they were cordially wel-  corned, to Nelson by G. V. Holt, president of the Nelson board. J.Roderick Robertson, of Nelson, was elected  president of ttye Associated Bqards and  ]I, W.-'.C. Jackson secretary. -J. S. C.  Ppaser," the retiring president, pre-  " seiited his annual ad dreg's. It was an  ' ad in ira 1}ly prepared document, dealin g  jn a hiisiness-like way \vith the many  .natters of importance retatiye to-business interests of tlie interior. - The address was ordered printed with the proceedings of the convention,;  , The first business of the convention  was .to reallirni the resolution of last  year in reference to securing official  recognition of the term -."Boundary  District,'' The motion was moved by  ���- .Duncan Ross arid seconded by C. Scott  Galloway and carried unanimously. A  motion was carried urging the government to open the land registry office at  -Nelson- iiuiiiediately, Then the.Rossland board introduced a resolution  .asking the government to :as��nme.  supervision of platting additionto  townsites so that streets and alleys  might conform to -those in the city  proper. Mr. Galloway thought the  resolution should include the platting  oe all new towns so that in after years  the cities would not be handicapped by  badly arran ged streets. 'His suggestion was accepted and the resolution  passed. ������'...'....',': .���������"-.v.   ���..'*"���'���  _^.yrhe__,-_jL>oniimOT^  jitemoriali'.ed ir\ Reference to preservation and propogation of fish in'the inland waters.' The latest Assayers act  -,yas   attacked and a strongly worded  resolution passed against making bona;  ;   fide and established assayers goiug to  the   coast for examination.    A resolution was passed asking the gQvera-< i  mgiit tq change, t)\e law so that timber '  apd surface rights on a  mineral claim  ���' ghoujd go to the holder of the crown  grant.  " W. B. Wilcox and R. 13,. Kerr introduced--}, resolution asking that the law  sjioidd bg changed tso that the sale of  ifitere��t of a defaulting co-owner in a  O-ineral clajm may be sold after advertising ninety days, The resolution  cayped,  I^ast year's resolution ln reference to  construction of roads and bridges was  reaffirmed with the additional suggestion of Mr. Galloway that claim owners  be allowed to do two assessments on  the roads instead of on their claims..  Those interested in securing a  charter for a railway from Grand  Forks' to Carson were present and  wanted the convention to indorse their  scheme. This the convention refused  to do, but passed a general resolution  favoring free trade in railways.  A resolution was passed asking the  Dominion government to placea postal  car on the Crow's Nest railway.  ...        i    ��� . : : . .    -���       .* ** .  I The associatioii passed a yesolution  iffging proper representation at the  Glasgow exhibition.  Resolutions were also passed asking  for a county court judge in the interior,  a change in the county boundaries so  that they would run a}o)ig the lines of  -railway, ;  ���  A    strongly  worded resolution was  passed in favor of redistribution and  immediate representation for the  Boundary country; also in favor of  making the London office more efficient; in favor of increased duty ori  manufactured lead products; in favor  of an amendment to the Companies act  so that non-assessable companies could  be more conveniently" changed to assessable one;* in favor of more speed}-  consideration by the government of application for charters to clean out  streams for lumbering purposes; in  favor of more expeditious service in  govermiient offices; in favor of a Normal school and iti favor of the mining  commission'.  E. Spraggett, Grand Forks; 15. F.  Hanington, Fort Steele, and J. Roderick Robertson, Nelson, were appointed  a committee .to wait on the government to present tlie resolutions of the  association.  A. J. M-.Mil'.an, Ros'lairl; R. 1*.  Kerr, Phoenix; Duncan Rons, Greenwood; and J. R. Robertson, Nelson,  were appointed a committee to represent the boards before the mining commission.        . -  There, was a fight for the place of  meeting next year. The vote was as  follows; Greenwood, 12; Kaslo, 5;  Grand Forks, 2; so that Greenwood  gets the next convention.  Friday night the delegates were the  guests of the Nelson board at a ban-'  quet at the Hotel Phair. The hosts  were hospitable entertainers and a  most enjoyable evening was spent.  .   ."  KETTLE RIVER MINING DIVISION.  The following are the records of the  Kettle. River mining division   for the  six months  ending   Jim-.   30th,  1900.  The figures encltide the records of the  sub.recording oftlces; of   the  division  located at Rock Creek, W.esftbridge and  Nernon respectively.    It should be ex.  plained that although there is at Nern.  on a sub-recording office for  the ccm.  yenienceof  prospectors  making locations in the vicinity of the headwaters  of the Ktttle  river,  that-town js not  ijituated in  the- Kettle- riyer division,;  but the qflice thepe i�� the chief oilice qf  its own mining division.  The books of  the   mining   recorder  at    Greenwood  show the following as the six liioiiths'  records : '"*���:     .-;:-.  Free uiirje'r.'Sj certificates ...... ,...:.......l, 175  Free miners' certificates, special....      8  Location Fecords, mineral,.',*..........  435  Location records,, plaicer...*..���...     IS  Certificates of w��rk :.....,...:.....:.......i7 735  Certificates of improvements ,..'.'....'���������. 39  Conqeyances and agreements.;....7.  266  Abandonments';.....;... 7...���.,......." ���'���'"*$.  Water grants......... .:.;...::.%,..:.:',...;;-..;    2  The mining receipts; at Greenwood  and si-b-ofjipes for the six months "we're  $10,037.07, as under; ���".-*'  ;   Free Winers*      Other  . .1900       -       Certificate Mining  Fees, Receipts.  January..,.,..........;..?: 113 50 .5365.40  February.     121.00   77   '389.15  -March.............:'..:.....   -494.25 612.25  April;.......................;   721.50 743.40  May......................... 4,068.50 849.25  Jnue.......................    822.92 .      785.95  The Supply Point for  SUMMIT,   LONG LAKE/ PASS  CREEK, and NORTH FORK Mining CAMPS.  The. Junction  of. all the spur lines of Boundary with the  Columbia and Western R. R.        The  famous B.-G. mine  lies immediately South of Townsite.     p.-  -AN ABUNDANT SUPPLY OF GOOD -WATER-  Lots may be secured at reasonable prices and deed can be  issued at once at once.   For terms etc.", apply to :  H. T. WILGRESS, G.ARTHUR RENDELL,  C. P. R. L,and Dep't, Nelson, B. C, Eholt, B. C.  m  zm  LOUIS BLUE, PRES., '. PETER OEHELLE, X/ICErPRES,  "- J-  POIJPORE.  SECRETARY-  t  General Office,  Gretuwaod, B. Ci  Telephones ;  Columbia No,  ���*|'ouHilary Creek No.  Yoi'iieii & Nelson  No. 26.  m-  f  ^   Ym'ir'aiid'iipssVailcl  mi  Our Yards and "Mills are  .o'gateil'as follows. :":'*. ������ ���:  Greenwood, -'Phoenix, Dead-,  wood City, Kliolt No. i, lihol No.,  2, Loiiff take, Hock Creek, Skylark   Camp,    Nakusp,    Kobson,  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of :: : : :  1  Wi  #1-  '4'i&  m  il i iii life 1  A.   FISHER.   LOCAL-  MANAGER.  mm  m  $6,341.67   7 :53,^45.4,0  Besides t^ie ab,ove ^herg v-pre: mlsce1-  lapepHa Feeeiplstiot ...connected.-; with.  mining to the amount of $3,059.50, so  that the total Provincial revenue received at Greenwood 'during' the six  months w*es $13,146.57. Ths CouhIJy  Court'books show 134 plaints during,  the same period, and there yvera four  Supreme Co;,..:J writs issued.  IT HELPED WIN BATTLES,  Twenty, nine officers arid men. wy-ote  front the "frqnt io. sjay that for  ijcvatehes, hruises, cuts, wounds, sore  feet and stiff joints, Bucklen's Arnica  Salve is the best Jii the world, Same  for tjurns, skin eruptions and piles.  25 q'cs., a box, Cure guaranteed. Sold  by Miller Bros., druggists.  Experienced Bookkeeper desires an  appointment. Thoroughly , understands balance sheets, partnership  accounts, and departmeiitising. Moderate salary. Highest references^ Address A. B..  P. O. Box 176, PorTage la  mcentif-e-*: y y  mcDorintli $ ��o,  %���*  Mines r-  an4 Real Estate  Greenwood and Myers Creek,  THISTLE  >s the Best Scotch Whisky  ���AND���  SEAGRAM'S  The Best Canadian,  SOi<K AGENTS:  R,  P,  RlTHET & Co. Ltd.  VICTORIA     B.C   ���'.  o ���  ���#.  =8.  \y,ill be the terminus of.the Columbia  '.-���'--   & Wesiern RailVvay .  .. '.IN THIRTY DAYS...  JX& Now is tlie time to Invest. "^  "We have Snaps in Business and Resi-  ��� dental l��ots.     Cash or Terms.  Call, Write or Wire ,  W. B. Rickards & Co.  MIDWAY, B. C.  FINE LINTD OF.  CHATHAM WAGON $70.00,  3 SLEIGHS, (doi-ble tires) 2Q.Q0 each  HARNI3SS, per sett - .-16.00  _VpE.K.\-JQES (complete)......15 00,  PACKSADDEES , 3.50  The ab.ove although second-hand are  in first-class condition.    Apply  T.  *  ALBERT CANYON, B. C.  MAIL CONTRACT.  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to the l'ost-  inasler General, will 'be received al Ottawa until noon, on Friday. 31st August next,  for tlie conveyance of Her Majesty's Mails, on  a proposed contract for four years, six times  p.ir week each way, hi-lweeii Deadwood and  ll roenwood, from the Ist October next..  Printed notices conuiiniiur further iufor-  iiialion as to conditions of proposed contract  may he seen and blank forms of Tender may be  obtained at tlie Post Offices of Anaconda, Dead-  wood and (..reen wood, and at this oilice,'  Post Okkici. Insi-kctok's Qi'Vicu, '  Vancouver. II. C.,' 2(Jtl_ J ulv, \1x)Ol ���'   \  \v". II. i-OKMAN,  post Office Inspector,  ���.JJJ-)-...'1.!  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos and Pouches.  JUST RECEIVED.  Coryell's   Map   of   Wellington   Camp  $1.00.  JJ.  DRUGGIST,  MIDWAY,  B. C.  ISSTAIII.ISIIKD   1M2.  2�� * *** a4****-**m:f*****9'**0***1X***llr*t**.-.**+*t**.l  Furniture  Carpets  Linoleums  Coik Carpet j  SAT.E OF   CROWN   LAND   BY   TENDER.  SEALED TENDERS  will  be   received   by  the undersigned up   lo   noon  of Wednesday, 1st August,   l'lu), for the purchase of Lot  1,579, Group I, Osovoos. Division of Yale District, containing 2 22-100 acres, more or iess.  W. S. GORE.  Deputy  Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Lauds and Works Department.  Victoria, B. C, 3rd July, 1900.  ^Sl^^a     CurtainS  Wallpape  Complete House Furuisliin^s.  >^Cr*  ��-:M'*<r'!.C''S��*it>*s'''��H:*-;**;t';i*;��'��*��-��^��*#->**-#*^*<.o  *  v-  ��  ��  ���ft  ittt  ��������  We Handle all Kinds  of Shelf  and Heavy  Hardware.  '<u/���  Get Your Supply of Builders' Hardware,  Doors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  Plasters'Hair From Us.  S����ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING..^  *  *  ��  lb  *>  ft  *  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ���;.#*������*��*���,������'>-* i!.'*'^  MIDWAY. B.C.  First-Class Accommodation. Best Brands Liquors and Cigars  "    THOS, McATOAY, Proprietor.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  .-���-'.. ;.; NOTICE.   ���'.���  IDAHO Mineral Ciaim, situate, in the Kettle  River Miuiutf Division of Yale district.  Where located :   Iu Lo"H" Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C._"E. Shaw acting-  as ajrent for J.. Lucy, Free Miner's certificate 8033b and the i?. A Larg-ey. estate  EreeMiner's certificate 2%2.n,. intend sixtj-  davs from the date liereof, to apply to the  Min iny -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 sucli Certi ficate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, A. D. 1900.       ���  41-50 ....���-.- C;: JE. SHAW.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  ���    Certificate of Improvement.  STOTICE.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where located : InCoppercamp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw as  ag-eiil for James R. Mcinackson, Free  Miner's C"ertilicate No. iil3S6 and William H.  licitaSks'o'iirF'rce^iiWers-Certificate "No.���1)13593  intend; sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certilicate of Im  provements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And  Curtlter take notice that action under  Section 3i  must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Datcil the 20th day of November. 1899.  192 C. M. SHAW.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  "SUNELOWER" Mineral Claim situate iu  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District. Wiiere located : In Deadwood  camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for The Hritish Columbia Copper  Company,       Limited, (Foreign),        Free  Miner's Certilicate No. B29582, 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   the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th dav of J ulv, A. D��� 1900.  I.   H.   HALLETT-  DAWSON- &   CRADDOCK,  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers' Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two Doors Below  Rendell Corner."  Che Queen..  Cigar go  ���������������  Clarendon Hotel Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  For Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Whoiesaie and Eetaiir  I. ROBT. JACOBS, Manager  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  KOI1ERT EMMET Mineral claim, situate in  .    the  Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale  District.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, C. JR. Shaw, act-  iutf as aireitt for C. ���}. McArthur, Free  Minor's Certificate 6227n, C. R. Naden, Free  Miner's Certilicate 14357a and the I'. A.Lartfey  estate, Free Miner's Certilicate No,  2%2'lu       intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining-  Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Graut of the  above claim*  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of snch Certificate nf Improvements.  Dated ihis 12th dav of April, WOO.  33-47 C. At. SHAW.  I  ON REAL ESTATE  J* m* mcCeod  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Room 4. Wallace-Miller Block.  5f .$. 4.4* 4,4.4.4 4* 4r 4* -$��� 3?  *  *  t   Mitchell  *7  t   The Tailor...  *  *  *  +         w  *  * ���      .    .  *  "T*   Has   the  Latest  Designs oi  *  ���S��      Spriug-      aud      Summer  *  tj                       Suitings.  >  ��5-  *  +  ���4-  4�� y See   Them ^  *  +  4��  ^<^_l^��l.^*>l����l.��l*t^.>l.tl_��l����il_ Augusts, 1900.  THE CMENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES  A  �����  *  *  *  ��  ��  ��  *��  ��  ��  *  *  *  ^GAINST THE INSIDIOUS  enemy of man and beast.  We have the ammunition that  is a sure killer. Protect your  HORSES against flies by using  MILLER BROS', specially prepared FLY KILLER. For  House use we can furnish  TAME FOOT and poison  Fly'Paper :   :   ���.   :   :  miller Bros,  ..Druggists and jewellers..  Boundary district. This system of  smelting gold, silver and copper ores  allows a high per cent of silica and  utilizes the waste heat of the furnace  to produce the hot blast, thereby largely decreasing the cost of smelting the  ores. Another great advantage and  saving is that the ore may be dumped  direct from the mine cars into the furnace bins. These advantages will allow the company to smelt at less expenses than by any other sj-stem and  ensure large dividends.  Mr. Laidlaw aud his solicitor, A. M.  Whiteside, went to Boundary Falls today in connection with a site for the  smelter. Negotiations are well advanced to secure an ideal site and Mr.  I/aidlaw expects to be able to make a  definite announcement in a   few   days.  LOCAL   NEWS  Mellville Parry of Nelson   is  in   the  city.  Robert Wood returned  on   Saturday  from a trip to the coast.  Donald   A.   Ross,   manager   of   the  Sailor company, is at the Imperial.-  Duncan Mcintosh returned on-Saturday from a business trip to Spokane. ,  *#<.*�����##����������##***#�������� #^#��t#^����-��^-<��-i>��-i��-^-����#-����##^^-^��^^^>^^#^^^^^^^  BIG SMELTER  Will Shortly Be Erected Near  Greenwood  BY THE STANDARD COPPER  Company, of Which Andrew Laidlaw  Is General Manager���He is $t  Present in the City and Will  Select a Site.  Andrew L,aidlaw, of the firmof Mas-  sam & Laidlaw, arrived in the city  Monday evening and registered at the  Armstrong. He is accompanied by  Mrs. Laidlaw and will remain in the  district for several weeks. Mr. Laid-  _law will open an office in the city as  his company, the Standard Copper  company, intends beginning the erection of the pyritic smelter at an early  date.  Shortly after leaving here last winter Mr. Laidlaw went to Denver and  Leadville to watch the operations of  ^ytitic "s'melteVs" there and "also to see  the results of the tests made of Boundary ore. These tests were satisfactory in every way. In Colorado ore  running from $3.50 to $12 a ton is  treated at a profit. The conditions  here are still more favorable as the ore  is practically self-fluxing, and in any  event, lime can be secured here at a  lower cost than in Denver. Mr. Laidlaw is not at liberty to publish the assays and analyses of the ores from the  ���different properties, but the average  analysis per ton of ores shipped to  Leadville from the Mother Lode, B. C.  and Golden Crown mines, was as follows:  Gold at $20 per oz  $ 8:80  Silver at 60c per oz      1.22  Copper at 16c per lb., 4.4 percent   14.08  Total - .$24.10  Per Cent.  Iron '. :.27.1  Silica �� 28.4  Zinc  7  Sulphur .-. 17.2  Iu addition to the above assays and  analyses were obtained on ore from the  following properties: Oro Denoro,  Summit camp; Humming Bird, Brown's  camp; Pathfinder, Brown's camp; Lily  K. and Twins, Brown's camp; Winnipeg, Wellington camp; Strawberry,  Summit camp; Sunset, Deadwood camp;  Bab, Bunker Hill, Florence, Golden  Eagle, Brown's camp; Standard, Dead-  wood camp; Marguerite, Deadwood  camp; Phoenix, Deadwood camp;  Hesperus, Wellington camp; Morrison,  Deadwood camp; R. Bell, Summit  camp; Jim, Wellington, camp; Greyhound, Deadwood; Buckhorn, Dead-  wood camp; Hartford, Wellington  camp: Athelstan, Wellington camp and  others,    In every case   the   analysis  showed them to be well suited for  pyritic smelting, and in some instances  even better than the ores shipped to  Leadville. They are greatly superior  to the ores being treated regularly by  the pyritic process at Leadville which  will not run above % of one per cent  copper on an average and which will  not average better than $10. to the. ton.  A. B. -C. .Davis, manager of the  Standard Smelting Compay, Denver,  had this to say in reference to the  samples sent by Mr. Laidlaw :  "Replying to your interrogatory regarding the 10 samples of ore assayed  and analyzed by me, as to their adaptability to the pyritic or copper matting  process, will say that I encountered  nothing in any of said samples that  would render them objectional for said  process. As a matter of fact they are  highly desirable, and I might especially emphasize the fact regarding the R.'  Bell, t Marguerite. Hospertts and  Phoenix samples. With the possible  addition of a small per cent of lime  they would appear to be; self-fluxing.  The opinion is based on actual connection with pyritic or matte smelting for  the past three years in the capacity of  assayer, chemist and metallurgist of.  the Cleopatra smelter, at Ouray, Colorado, the Beuna Vista S. & R. Company, and the Boston Gold-Copper  Smelting Company at Leadville, Colorado."  With so much encouragement from  smelter*' 'returns^ and" 'owning-such-  promising properties as the Marguerite and Standard, Mr. Laidlaw had  no difficulty in interesting strong  financial men in Quebec in the Standard Copper "fcompany. The president  of the company is Wm. Price, a millionaire lumber merchant, Hon. Ade-  lard Turgeon, minister of colonization  and mines, Quebec, is vice president,  and H. T. Machin, assistant provincial  treasurer, is treasurer. The capital of  the company is $500,000, assessable to  par, and the registered office of the  company is in Greenwood. A few days  ago the company paid J. P. Harlan  and Dr. MacMartin, New York, $11,250,  the final payment on the Marguerite.  The order for the pyritic smelting  plant was on June 21st placed with .the  Denver Engineering- Works. The  plant has a guaranteed capacity of  200 tons daily, but Mr. Laidlaw has  made arragements for a power plant of  double that capacity and the building  will be erected for a 400 ton smelter.  Where is the new smelter going?  Grand Forks, of course, claimed it from  the start, but the Times is in the position to announce that the smelter o  the Standard Copper company will h*  erected on Boundary creek at no great  distance from Greenwood. The exact  location has not yet been determined,  but it will probably be Boundary Falls  about three miles below the city.  When the smelter is in running order  it will employ from 60 to 100 men. Its  operation will mean much for the city  of Greenwood.  The Standard Copper comoany,  limited, has by contract with the  patentees secured the exclusive right  to erect and operate the Standard Hot  and Cold Blast Pyritic furnaces in the  Geo. B. Mechem and family, were at  the Imperial this week. Mr. Mechem  and boys left for Denver, Col.  Word came today that the night  train from Spokane to Rossland ran  into a south bound freight and thajt  three men were killed while several  of the passengers were badly injured.  No particulars could be ascertained.  Mr. Hayden, vice-president of the  New York Central railway, his wife  and son made a pleasure trip over ihe  C. & W. on Monday, accompanied by  Captain Troup. Mr. Hayden travelled  in his private car, attached to the  regular. ' .     -  A. R. McKinlay, Toronto; Ed. Fcrg--  uson, Nelson; J. Prentice, Hamilton;  James Beveridge, Vancouver: W. G;  McKenzie, Vancouver; L. T. Mewburn,  Hamilton; W. M. B. Casey, Hamilton;  Sam Vila, Hamilton, were'among the  commercial men who registered at the  Imperial this week. -��� _ ���   ���  Mcpherson brosv mill  Destroyed by Fire Last Monday Night.  Wilt Build Again.  McPherson Bros', sawmill at Boundary Falls was destroyed by fire last  Monday night, resulting in a loss of  $7,000, without insurance. The mill  was working up to 5 o'clock Monday  afternoon and the men were around  the mill until 10:30 ut night. The fire  started about 11:30 and there being no  appliances for fighting fire, it was  soon burnt to the ground. The machinery is badly damaged but certain portions of it can be repaired anil again  used.  McPherson Bros, intend to rebuild  the mill at once. Already orders have  been placed for the additional machinery required and the firm expect to  have everything in shape in about 30  days,  Kk!ik!!M!!  YARD AT DEADWOOD, B.C.  We have on hand   No. 1   Brick,   we.l  burnt-and solicit your patronage.  A. J. McGuire & Go,  * Deadwood, B. C.  ���m^mM^m^^w^.  m  ��^m^^tmtjys^^&<M.  ���on fi ic-  Fully   equipped   with'modern   machinery, for   all  classes of. work.    Hotel and family work given  special attention.   Give usa trial, "if" our work  suits you tell your friends, if not tell, us and '..  ..  we will make it suit.  V. & N. No. 92.   I -  I  Columbia Nd, 129.  F. T. ABBOTT, Manager.  SSSfr  @-  irTliTBesrHotel in ThrCity;  Every Modern C o nv e n ien ce.  drabam $ Perry,  Proprietors..  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Streets, * ' ' '��� * Greenwood, B, C  ..^-5  C=H Ul  p-3  G.H. MUMM'S EXTRA DRY  Is the greatest leader of of all  Champagnes. The importations for  this wine in 1899 were 109,303 cases,  being 72,475 more than any other  brand a record never before approached.  The importations from January  1st to July 1st  this year are 66,149 cases out of a  total of 135,184,  thus showing that the "G. H. MUMM'S  EXTRA  DRY"    imports    are    about   half   of  the   total"  Champagnes.  0)  t=a  Its Quality Can Always be Relied Upon.  To be obtained at all first-class refreshment places throughout  British Columbia.  ^uuuuuuuaiiuuauitiiuuiuuuittuuiiuuLuuuiuuitiuii-:  y  IS THE BEST,     WE RECEIVE ,  CONSIGNMENTS  DATLY^  ���>���>"  V  ^      THE...  1 A.H  ���    s_r  ^mnMnmnTm?nr??n?m?n??iH?H??H?^!n!!?!?!?!nnn?nm?^  . .,  1HE> . >  lii  the Pride of  -i-  I. P.   ARMSTRONG,  PROPRIETOR  Che  stock  pince.  largest and feest  mail Papers ih tbe  English and  Htnerican manufacture*  oi Every Description  With   The   Largest   Stock   And  Competent   Workmen   We Con^  fidently ask the People of Greene  wood and Surrounding District for  Their Patronage*    X    .jg-    7X,  Cinies Block,  Copper Street,  Greenwood*


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