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 m^0mtj^x*%j\isa^amem*xM^rvmMit\ipu  M*  ��-.,���  " Ml'  .O j-  as' ���   ..!.  r-l  B)   OJ.  bOOO  ,  a> TH  . l-"! *>8  Uf  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol.. VII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1900.  No. 51.  OLEU  We have just put into stock 25 pieces  of Linoleum, shipped direct from the  antwerp manufacturers, making a net  saving of 25 per cent, We can therefore  sell you at a price it otherwise costs to lay  down the goods,     XX   X   X   X  *��  THE  ,1391)1  1 A. H. SPERRY  *��  **  ����  **  ��*  *��  t>-  .*. -.  f�� GENERAL MERCHANDISE  COMPANY, LIMITED.  GOODS  PELIVJBREP  TO ALL PARTS  m   THE   CITY  ;     AND DISTRICT.  M FROM   NOW   ON K  ��� WE ARE REGEIVING- ONE SHIPMENT- OF   *��Xake Superior Crouf***  HER'-WEEK,   .THEY-ARE  CONSIDERED  VERY FINE  EATING.  P. BURNS & C��.  RETURN FROM EUROPE.  The Popular Smelter   Manager and  Family Arrive in the City.  Paul Johnson, M. E.. general manager of the British Columbia Copper  company's smelting works,returned by  last Monday's train after an absence  of three and a half months in Europe.  Mr. Johnson was accompanied by Mrs.-  Johnson and two children. They went  to housekeeping in the handsome residence erected for the.manager near the  smelter.  When seen by a Times representative Mr. Johnson was as good  natured and enthusiastic as ever. "I  had a most delightful trip" he said  "and am now ready to take active  charge of the smelter. My principals  in New York cabled me to Europe to  hasten here to complete the smelter as  they had been receiving the most encouraging reports from the Mother  Lode and were anxious to be in a position to treat the ore. I spent four days  in New York and there met several of  the shareholders of the British Columbia Copper company who visited  the mine this summer. They were  all highly impressed with its immense  showing and predicted a great future  for the Boundary a=i a mining country.  "When will the smelter be ready ?  Well, the buildings are all completed,  and some of the machinery is here  but owing to labor troubles E. P;  Allis &' Co.,- of Milwaukee have been  delayed and it"will be the 15th of October before the last of the machinery  leaves Milwaukee.  "I-intend to get the sampling mill  running as soon as possible and get a  good supply of-ore in the bunkers. The  smelter will be blown in sometime in  November.  "During my visit to Norway I visited  some copper mines that I started mauy  "years ago.' -Since then millions'of  dollars have been spent in their development and to-day they are the  largest copper mines, in Europe. Xt  takes lots.of money and time tq open  up mines wherever they are.  While the same. rule applies  here I am confident that we have one  of the greatest camps in the world"  concluded,Mi*. Johnson.  NOTICE.  Having  sold  my   interest   in    the  Columbia  Hotel,   Eholt,    to    C.    E.  'Roberts, I will not be responsible for  any^debts contracted _on  .account   of  said hotel from this date.  "      ' ��� J. H.  BI.ACK  Eholt, August 16th, 1900.  THE EVENING STAR  Andrew Laidlaw Secures a Promising Property in Wellington Camp���Improvements at the Knob Hill and  ���ld Ironsides-Meeting of the Boundary Creek  Mining and Milling Company's Directors.  In the past two weeks mining men  have been coming to Greenwoo'd on a  still hunt for properties. Experts are  in the hills looking at different claims  with a view of bonding for the capitalists which they represent,* and"there  are strong indications that during the  next month many deals will be made.  The first of importance for a considerable time was closed;last'we'ek when  Andrew Laidlaw took a bond on the  Evening Star and Sibley from J. K.  and R. S. Fraser. The price mentioned  in the bond is $45,000, payments running over 15 months; work to be commenced in a short time. The Evening-  Star and Sibley are situate near the  Old Anaconda road, about one mile  from Hartford Junction. The assess-,  ment work for the two claims has  been done on the Evening Star. A  ledge of Copper ore over 125 feet wide  has been uncovered and traced for 500  feet. Assays as high as 19 3-10-per  cent copper has.been received and the  gold values are about $2. The showing is of * so promising a nature that  Mr. Laidlaw felt justified in expending  considerable money in further development of the property. Shipments of  high grade ore can be'made from the  surface and if the ledge' maintains* its  present values : and proportion with  depth, the Evening Star, will be one of  the biggest properties in_ the vicinity/  Mr- Laidlaw willput a f arceo.f men to  work onjthe property in a few days.  The two 80-horse power horizontal  return tubular boilers and the 9x12  hoisting engine lately received at the  Knob Hill mine are how being placed  in position in .the commodious frame  building erected some"time? since near  the entrance to the main tunnei. The  10-drill air compressor ���- for this mine  did not come in with the remainder of  the plant, but its arrival is looked for  daily. After this new plant shall have  been put into running order the development of the Knob Hill and the  adjoining Grey Eagle will be actively  continued.  We have constantly on hand  all the School  Books in use in  our public XX  schools, 3C X X  ALSO  SLATES, SLATE PENCILS,  ; CRAYONS, ERASERS,  DICTIONARIES,    SCRIBBLERS, EXCERCISE BOOKS  ETC.   ETC.  The old shaft house over the Old  Ironsides No. 1 shaft has been demolished and a new building, 28x50,  erected in its place. The old hoisting  ;ehgine-has"been^removed'-and anew  9x12 hoist, similar to that obtained for  the Knob Hill, substituted for it. -A  safety platform cage has been put in  this shaft, thereby facilitating the  work of hoisting rock. The big hoist  at the No. 2 shaft is to be placed on a  more solid foundation , than that it  now stands on. Atnew building is to  be erected alongside the present one  and in this the hoist will be set on a  bed of rock. Below ground the big  stopes in the Victoria are opening out  well, yielding large quantities of freely  mineralized ore. The ore bins are being kept full, the daily output easily  keeping up to shipments to the smelter.  The business block, situate opposite to  the Old Ironsides hotel, and now being  erected for Messrs. Jay P. Graves and  W. Yolen Williams, is well on towards  completion. The mine offices of the  Old Ironsides and Knob Hill will be  removed to this building as soon as  can be. Altogether is a geneial activity about these mines, which it is  believed have now fairly entered upon  a prosperous and profitable career.  CANADIAN PACIFIC IS  Smith...  & McRae  :: : COPPER STREET : : :  On Thursday, 23rd inst., the directors of the Boundary Creek Mining  and Milling company met in the company's office, Greenwood. Mr. Hector  McRae, of Rossland, representative in  this province of the London and Canada Syndicate, also attended, and informed the directors that a meeting of  the syndicate had been called for that  day in London, England, to consider a  proposal to sell 7,000 of the syndicate's  ��1 preference shares, the proceeds to  b. applied chiefly to the further development Qf the claims of the Boun  dary Creek Mining company,, near  Greenwood. It was also proposed to  endeavor to sell some of the McDonnell  ranch, situate about a mile north of  Greenwood, for residence or garden  purposes,, so as to increase the amount  to be available for mining work on the  claims. Mr. McRae promised to inform the directors the result of the  London meeting immediately after re-;  ceipt by him of advices from London,  England.  The sale of the company's diamond  drill was authorized and Mr. McRae  was. requested to try and find a"pur-  chaser. It was mentioned at the meeting that the London and Canada Syndicate had to date taken up, under their  option on the balance of the company's  treasury stock, 275;000 shares. Besides  these the syndicate had acquired at  least 400,000 shares from othe"r holders,  s d that its interest in the; company has  been increased to more than one-third  of the 1,500,000 shares which comprise  the whole of the stock. It was also  stated that the net proceeds of the two-  carloads of ore sent to Trail were; $3,-  759.39 and that this mohey.had already  been expended. It was decided to hold-  another meeting of directors as soon  after receipt by Mrr McRae of ^advices  from London as shall be practicable.:"  Development work will -shortly yt>7  resumed vat^tlie* 200-foot' 'level of?the  Snowshoe mine. The new boiler will  make available more power for pumping and hoisting, so that workniay  be done in the crosscuts from the main  shaft without interfering with the supply of compressed air for running the  machine drills, of which there are now  four or five on the mine. With wort-  being pushed at the 200-foot level and  as well at the.railway tunnel, now being run into the hii near the southern  boundary of the claim, the Snowshoe  should from this on make an increasingly good showing  As was expected, the shipment of ore  from the Buckhorn mine to the Trail  smelter gave very high results. W.  C. Noble, the resident representative  oE the company this week received a  cheque from the smelter representing  the net value of the shipment of 17  tons.   The ore gave $24.32 to the ton.  T.he__cqpper_v__L^_^_^-___5'inie _Per cent>  gold $5.70 and 30 cents^ in silver.  Other shipments will be sent from the  property.  The following gentlemen connected  with the British Columbia (Rossland  and Slocan) Syndicate, of London,  England, owning the Snowshoe mine  in Greenwood camp, arrived in Greenwood last Thursday and the next day  went up to the mine: Geo. S. Water-  ton, chairman of directors; Lewis  Jones, M. D., a large shareholder;  Anthony J. McMillan, managing director, and J. W. Astley, C. E., consulting  engineer. Mr. Geo. Holford, of England, also formed one of the party. A  week is being spent at the mine, which  is opening up very satisfactorily and  which will from this on be more expeditiously developed, now having  more steam power available for mining purposes. Mr. Waterlow and-Dr.  Jones will shortly return to England,  where they will be able to assure their  associates in this enterprise that the  mine gives much promise, both of permanency and value.  Mr. C. E. Laidlaw, of the banking  firm of Laidlaw & Co., New York  City, came in on last Friday night's  train and remained until Monday as  the guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. Keffer,  Anaconda. Mr. Laidlaw is treasurer  of the British Columbia Copper company, limited, so came in to see the  company's Mother Lode mine and  smelter. He visited as well the No. 7  mine in Central camp.  Everything at cost at the Government street Furniture Store, one block  north of Postoffice.  Preparing for a Large Output of Ore  From the Boundary.  Mr. W. O. Miller; of Vancouver, C.  P. R. car service agent, with head-  huarters. at Vancouver, and Mr. J. S.  Lawrence, of Trail, Columbia and "  Western railway trainmaster, came in  by last Thursday night's train. On  Friday they visited the several shipping mines in Summit, Wellington  and Greenwood camps, leaving Greenwood a special train at 7 o'clock in the  morning. From the mines they went  to Grand Forks; where they visited the  Granby smelter. Returning, they  reached Greenwood, at about 1a.m.'  On Saturday morning, in . company  with a Times representative, they  looked over the British Columbia Copper company's smelter at Greenwood, ���  Mr. Rudolf Liden, M. ^-> courteously  showing them around. Afterwards  they left for Robson on the ordinary '  train at.noon of the-same day.  From these officials lit was learned  that their particular business on this    ,  visit was to ascertain the number of  cars that will. be. needed for ore shipments, so that the requirements in this>*  direction of  the shipping mines may -  be amply provided for.   It is the intention of the C. P. R. to make such  provision   of   cars-as   will   leave   no   .  reasonable   grounds    for   complaint.  The situation having been carefully  reviewed there should now be no lack'  of transportation facilities.   If cars be  provided in sufficient number, as  it is   .  intendedthey should be, ore shipments  should speedily increase.   After seeing  the big ore reserves  at several of the  mines anck with the smelters at both  Trail and Grand Forks in readiness to  treat   large quantities of ore, Messrs.    .  Miller and Lawrence are of the opinion  that.it will not be-long- before the expectations of* the railway company, in_ ���  regard to outward.freight, will in soiije.  measure be realized.    It now appears  to rest very largely with mine owners   '  whether or_uot the mines of the district  shall fulfil the promise of an increasingly big output of ore that the public . 7  have frequently 1 been told they give.-  Transportation    and   ore    treatments  facilities   haying been   furnished the  time has now  arrived for a practicall  demonstration, by large shipments ot -  ore,   that'the; mineral resources of thq  Boundary areas extensive and important as they have hitherto been-repre-  sented to be.  KOOTENAY PRESBYTERY  Meets ifr Greenwood  To-day���Ministers Present.  The Presbytery of Kootenay met in,  Miller's hall, Greenwood, at 9:30 this  morning.   Rev.  D. McD. Gandier of  Rossland,.the_moderator, occupied the   chair.     The    Presbytery    will    hold  session to-day   and tomorrow .and to- -  morrow night a public meeting will be^  held when  Rev.   Hector   McKay   of  Eholt will be   ordained.   Those  present are :  Rev. Messrs. McD. Gandier, Rossland; Fortune,:- Cranbrook; Dunn,  Moyie; Reed, Fort Steele; Menzies,  Kaslo; Ferguson, Sandon; McRae,  Whitewater; Calquthon, Rossland  (mines); Young, Ymir; McKee, Slocan  City; Robertson, Grand Forks; Alexander, Columbia; Sutherland, Phoenix;  Murray, Midway; Barton, Cascade;  Munroe, Trail; McKay, Eholt; and  Campbell, Greenwood. This evening  the ladies of the Presbyterian church  will entertain the visiting ministers at  tea given in Miller's hall at six o'clock.  R. H. Henderson, B. C. mine; Post-  office Inspector Dorman; John Mack,  Spokane; A. J. Johnson, Grand Forks;  H. W. Trout, Winnipeg; Chas. Green,  Toronto; F. F. Frisbie, Detroit; James  L. Reed, Portland, were among the arrivals at the Armstrong this week.  D. C. Begg, justice of the Suprgflje?  Court, Columbus, Ohio, his son KaSrOld  Begg, and H. J. Stralfire, of theSj&tae.  city, were at the Imperial this weeTral  They   are   interested   iu  the   Crystal  Butte mine and left for Chesaw to inspect the property.  Dr. F. G. Moody, a dentist with  headquarters at Victoria, was at the  Imperial this week ou his way to Mrs.  Wenrick's, Midway. Mrs. Wenrick is  Mrs. Moody's mother and the doctor  will spend his vacation there.  ���-*_ ****alriairKri-i-rT**tt^**^^tV3^^ -        - ���������*, ,    ���  ���     -  '"-'-���/:���>������'. .'������'���'���'"���%��� V  ���*m  mm  August 29 1^66.  ^afi.efeS)E.Mwoo6' wbbkw times.  HLIi persons, old and young, should have  their teeth examiued once every six  Months by a competent dentist. Decay  will be present, and tartar forming-, which  nothing but a thoroug-h examination will ro-  veal. Professional service rendered in time  means high-class' work, less pain acd great  economy. A tooth -filled when decay is slight  will not be sensitive, the operation not long,  and the filling lasting, becaase the operator  has more and better structure to work on... _ He  is enabled to make the walls of the cavity  thicker and stronger, taiid with slight danger  of exposing the nerve, the dread and fear=of'all  when having teeth filled. Have your.__te.eth  attended to in time. D o not" procrastinate.  Give the dentist good tooth-structure to work  upon, and he will'render you excellent service.  Many persons put off their, visits to thedentist  when sensitive teeth have given frequent warning. "With mind excited, body in high nervous  tension, and with excruciating pain and suffering plainly written on every feature, they,come  for relief. How can the dentist be expected to  perform the best operation when the patient is  in the worst possible condition to receive it ? If  your friend is sick do not wait until he is al-  mbst dead before you do something for him or  send for the doctor. The doctor may save him  by criming at the last moment, and should the  patient recover he is liable to have bad health  the remainder of his life on account of not  having received proper attention at the right  lime. Likewise, a tooth that is neglected; may  De filledand saved'at the last moment, but will  probably have bad health the 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. MATHISON.  DENTIST ;   ."��� s '   , .  Naden-Flood Block,    GREENWOOD  years enterprise. When a 250 ton furnace treats 275 tons of Knob Hill and  Old Ironsides ore in 24 hours; when the  ore can be treated without lime for  fluxiing; when there are millions of  tons of ore in sight in the mines, and  it has been demonstrated that they are  of sufficiently high grade to allow a  large profit under proper conditions  and when all this is.no longer an. optimistic assertion but a fact demonstrated by Mr. Miner arid his associates, the whole district is interested.  They are to be congratulated upon the  success of their" ventures, and the  Boundary district is to be congratulated  that the profitable operation -of its  mines is assured by their enterprise.  THE MINERAL TAX.  Ztit  meekly Cimcs:  PUBLISHED BY  '���)���:"'���: . . ���'���'������   ���     ���      . '   i-    ���    '  The Greenwood times Printing arid PuMlshlng  Comjany, Limited.  Duncan.Ross..  ..Editor.  ���WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, WOO.  NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE  SUCCESS. "  When, any great enterprise is started  there are always those whose feitile  imaginations see failure and disaster.'  The Granby smelter did riot escape  their attention. Twenty-four.\ hours  after the smelter was blown in, .the  rumor was current that the furnace  had frozen., .:  Twenty-four hours\ after therumor  was first rhade public, a Times repre-;  sentative visited the Granby smelter  and found everything running1 as  smoothly as clock work. A 250-ton  furnace- is treating 275 tons of Knob  Hill and Old Ironsides ore 7;eyery  twenty-four hours. There 'has: riot  been the slightest hitch arid the big.  plant, from the power house: up, does  its work, like a veteran.' '   y.;'  While Greeii wood has riot the same  direct interest in the Granby smelter  that it has in that of the British Columbia -Copper'company, the fact.-is  now pretty generally recognized -that  all points of the Boundary district are  so bound -together that the failure or  success of an enterprise in brie portion  has its influence on the entire district;.  Hence, Greenwood like every -other  portion of the Boundary, breathes! iree  because^ the Granby smelter is a suc-  cesss, and because it has been detrion-  strated that the ore frbm representative Boundary mines can be treated at  ai^'profitr" Greeriwopd congratulates Mrr  Miner and Mr. Graves upon the success  of their'enterprise. .,.-'���*-*  The history- of the development of  the mineral resources of the'Bburidafy  country could not be-written without  devo'ing the greater portion to Miner-  Graves enterprises. " About three years  ago J. P. Graves turned his attention  to the development of the Knob Hill  and Old Ironsides mines. Behind him  was S. H. C. Mirier, a wealthy manufacturer of Granby, Quebec. No  stronger support could be secured.  Mr. Miner had plenty of courage, confidence and capital. "We have control  of everything but the ore. We did not  make that," was Mr. Miner's statement three years ago, "and we must  plan accordingly. Everything must  be based on the assumption that the  ores are to be treated at a profit." '. Interested in the copper mines of Michigan and knowing that the enormous  dividends paid by them was not because of high-grade ores but because  the cost of production was reduced to  the lowest possible amount, Mr. Miner  saw no reason why the same'principle  should no be applied in the Boundary  and the big bodies of ore exploited at  a profit. With this object in view the  smelter was built dn the North Fork,  e strearii was harnessed, not only,,to  'cure cheap power for the smelter, but  for the mines as well. It is the intention as soon as the big plant for the  mines is in place to transmit electrical  power from the power house, at the  smelter to Phoenix. A great saving  in the cost of producing ore will thus  be effected.        ���_-"'-  It is not surprising that Mr. Miner  should loolFss-tisfied as sat on the verandah of the Hotel Yale on Saturday  and looking up the North Fork saw  -the successful culmination of his three  The estimates were apparently an  earnest of the intention of the government to change the policy of the past  by giving the mining districts of the  interior a greater measure of justice in*  the matter of appropriations and ostensibly an acknowledgment of the fact  that more liberal treatment should be  accorded the sections of the province  that contributed the greater portion of  the general revenue. This at least  was the view taken by those directly  interested and they were prepared to  give due credit to the government.  But the introduction of an act doubling  the taxation on the mining industry  dissipated 'the congratulatory spirit of  the taxpayers in the Kootenays and  Boundary district, and they are now  coming to the conclusions that the additional appropriations were merely  intended as inducement to feel good  natured while taxation was being  doubled.  It is impossible to conceive how any  government imbued with a spirit of  fair, play or having the best interests  of the province at heait can continue  to\milk the mining districts forthe  benefit of the pocket borroughs. The  appropriations, have never been based  on the requirements of the district nor  upon the amount of revenue contributed but upon the voting power of a  constituency, no matter how small or  unimportant it might be. The doubling of the taxation on the mining industry even after making due allowance ifor the" small increase in .the  appropriations makes the injustice is  still more glaring.  7 Setting aside the injustice of the tax  itself, the method of collecting* it and  the espionage which the government  desires authority . to exercise are most  unsatisfactory. At the outset the bill  introduced says there shall'be assessed  levied arid collected quarterly from  every person owning, managing, leasing or working a mine, two per cent  on the assessed value of all ore or  mineral bearing substances, raised,  gotten or gained from any lands in  the province and which has been sold  or removed from the premises. "Not  satisfied with this the government  wants to know all about'the mine-  owners' business and adds:  The owner or manager of every mine  liable to pay the tax imposed hereby  shall, in addition to any other state-  merits "which may-be-required under  the provisions of this act and amendments, transmit within seven days  fjqm-the end of any quarter or period,  as the case may be, to the assessor for  the district in which the mine is  situate, a statement showing:  The amount of ore, minerals or mineral-bearing substances shipped or sent  from, or treated on, the mining  premises previous to the preceding  quarter or period in respect of which  return had not heretofore been received by the assessor:  The amount of ore, minerals, or  mineral-bearing substances shipped or  sent from the mine during the preceding quarter:  The name of the smelter or -mill and  locality to which the same are sent:  The cost. per ton for transportation  to smelter or mill:  The cost per ton for smelter or mill  charges:  The amount of ore, minerals, or  mineral-bearing substances treated on  the mining premises during the preceding quarter or period:  The value of the ore treated on the  mining premises, exclusive of the  charges for freight or treatment:  The value of the ore treated on the  mining premises, exclusive of the  charges for treatment.  Kootenay nor Boundary does not ob  ject to contributing to the revenue of  the province, but they do object to  paying more than a fair share and at  the same time having the development  of the district retarded by lack of  money to construct necessary roads to  open up new mineral regions.  efficient mail service between Penticton and Midway. The contract between the* department and Messrs'.  Snodgrass & Sons expired some time";  ago* and tenders were called for. a new  contract. Snodgrass & Sons -were,  again the lowest tenderers, but instead  of awarding the contract to them, "the  postoffice department sent .but a cheap  eastern man clothed with the, authority  to make such arrangements as would  cheapen the service. '������ He endeavored  to get a lower rate.from Snodgrass &  Sons, and failing in this, he made arrangements to cut the route into sections so that any person with a cayuse  or mule would be in a position to carry  Her Majesty's mail. It is apparent to  everyone acquainted with the country  that such a, service can give nothing  but dissatisfaction/The service to be  prmpt and efficient must be in charge  of one firm, so that they can maintain  proper, stages and good horses. - The  service should also be in the hands of  responsible persons. If the present intentions of the department are carried  into effect, we feel confident that it  will eventually cost the country a great  deal more than if the contract had  been awarded to Snodgrass & Sons  who, during the last four years, have  given a service not only satisfactory  to the postoffice department but to the  travelling public as well.  PENNY WISE POLICY.  The  postoffice department  are endeavoring to  disarrange the present  BOUNDARY HONORS MR. MINER.  As was so. aptly expressed by the  Rossland Miner, in referring to -Mr. S.  H. C. Miner. "Peace hath her victories  no less renowned than .var." The man  who has demonstrated, that here in  British Columbia a great industry can  be successfully carried, and who has  proved the great possibilities of the  Boundary country, assuring a large  population of happy, contented workingmen, is entitled to all honor. It  was a happy thought to tender Mr.  Miner a banquet tomorrow night and  the entire Boundary country should be  represented. Greenwood will send its  quota of representative men, and it is  hoped that every other part of the district will be represented.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT A SHAW,      ,.;,  Barristers, Solicitors,   .  Notaries Public. i  Cable Address :   " hamj-Tt."  Codes  I. H. HALLETT.  's   Greenwood,  B. C.  H. C. SHAW.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  . Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Over'Bank of Montreal, Greenwood,  J. P. MCLEOD,  Barrister and Sclicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Offices: Wallace-Miller block, Greenwood, B.C.  E. P, DAVIS, 2. C. C. W. WARD.  DAVIS & WARD  BARRISTERS,  SOLICITORS "AND  NOTARYS PUBLIC.  Office over Bank of Commerce.  FORBES M. KERBY, C. E.  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Offices:   Greenwood,B, C.  also J, A. Unsworth's Store, Midway, B..C.  F. W. GROVES,   .  c Civil and Miking Engineer  Provincial Lanp Surveyor,  greenwood, b. c.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground. Surveys.  GHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion   and3 Provincial  Land Surveyor.  GREENWOOD,  ;      :      :    .:   B.   O.  BAUER & ASHCROFT,  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining and Civil Engineering.  Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Engineering Surveys  IV. A. BAUER, C.E., P.L.S. A. E. ASHCROFT C.E IP.LS  VANCOUVER BREENXVOOD  Wood   Block,   next door   to   Custom   office.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE  BANK   OF  JOHN C. ROBERTSON,  Architect,  Plans and Specikications^furnished  Officee: Copper street. Greenwood.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is1 hereby given that at the first  meeting of the Licence Commissioners for the  City of Greenwood 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 roe for the Commercial Hotel, Copper  street, in the City ol Greenwood,  Dated 17th July, Woo.  - '      . A. BRANSON.  " 7 . : * Established' in 1836. . ' ":  Incorporated by. Rbyal Charter.  -Paid-up Capital ..;.....7:.L:..$4,86<_.66��S  ' Reserve''Fund.....:.:....... ......$1,581,666   *  London Office:  3'Clement's Laive,'Lombard StVeet,-E. C ':'.'  ' -  ���..���.-*-   :. ���.-.: X"  Court ok Directors'^ ��� ,  ' :J. H. Brodie, John Jaiues. Carter,'.Gaspard  Farrer, Richard-H. Glyn, Henry I. R.Tarrer,  Ed- Arthur Hoare, H.J.B. Kendall, J. J. Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  ^ Secretary, A. G. WallisA.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st., Montreal  H. Stikemau, general'manager. : .  J. Elmsley, inspector. .-'.  Branches in Canada:  London, Brantford, Hamilton, .Toronto,  Montreal. Ottawa; Kingston, Qnebec,oSt. John,  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N.JJ.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland,Kaslo,  Ashcroft. Dawson . City, Klondike, N. "VV.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  agents in the United States^  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. Lawson and J. C. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(124 Sansomc street) H. J. Mc-  Miqhael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank of England and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. A stralia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Baud of Australia, Batik of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Cliartared Mercantile  Bank of India, Loudon-and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial-Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnaib.  J. ANDERSON, Manager, Greenwood   B. C  The.  Market -  Fresh Beef; Pork,  Mutton,    Fishr Etc.,  ���**  Always on Hand.  a��a?Kgg^^  G=*  ��_  <��*  ��_  ��_  Cr*  CF*  ��_  ��_  Cr*  CF*  ��_  CF*  CF*  CS.  99  �����  Capital, all paid up, $12,000,000.  Rest ........���....-.$7,000,0ftO.  President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, - _  Vice-President:   Hon. George A. Drummond.* --  General Manager :���  E, S - Clouston. '._���'���.  Branclicsin loMon^ng-'/^  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable.Transfers ;'' Grant Commercial an  Travellers1 Sredits, available in any part^of the world. ���'.',. -  Greenwood Branch,    F. J. FIN UCANE, Manager.  *-*2  **=2  **4_  fe=9  ^mMmmMMmmmmmmmsssmM  ��� 9  AND  TRUST GO,, LIMITED LIABILITY.  REPRESENTING :  PHOENIX  FIRE) ASSURANCE CO.,  OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  WESTERN ASSURANCE   CO.,  of Toronto:  BRITISH AMERICA "ASSURANCE* CO.,  OF TORONTO-  LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND .GLOBE  ASSURANCE CO., OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  BIRKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAlk CO.'.    OF TORONTO.  GEO. R. NADEN,  Manager.  CABLB ADDRBS9 I  MAORI.  CODB:  MORKING & NRAL.  i  THOS. MILLER. Mgr.  TO LET:   Building suitable for Stores or ' offices. ���   I<ot on Copper Street,  business  centre.  FOR SALE:   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of .-payment.  GREENWOOD,  BI C.  I 0 lfi.1 ���  M ���  PROPRIETOR.  COPPERy STREET.  Ittiuiroe**  ,    X-rX '-'X       ],  CHGICE:CIGARS- ANI^  TOBACCOS X XX y  FINE-  *a\\s+ ^tf* '���W  Jk,-'��������� X-'- X-'"  News Papers, Periodicals^  Circulating Librafy,Faiiey  Goods, Candies, Etc., Etc.-  X   X   X  ��� y  COPPER  fi-JI'^rlniV'Ai':'':;  JL  - -COMPANY.  LIMITED, y R. GREIGER, MGR;  ' x X x -Agents For Safest Beer. X X X.:'  Complete Line Bar Supplies. mi,.GREkWNWQQEr  Harvey & Robins, Proprietors.  the Best Stock; Che neatest Km*  Copper Street Greenwood,  THE BEST BEEfc IN TOWN IS MADE BY  EORTRIAN BROS. & CQ���*  *���' ' .  ASK FOR  '%'  in  TheElkhornLager Beer Contains only PureMalt Hops, 'Try  It 1 ��� It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by^all the-lea<jing Hotel  ���i--'   -i-  LIMITED.  i.  VANCOUVER, B, C./ 733 Pencjey St, 7 Also NELSON, B. 6,  We are WJannfacturers atui direct Injiporters, and'eaxfy a large stock of Balances, Furnaces,  Fire Clay goods, Sciei.. ific auB Practical -Qqoks, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, .Chprnipalq  and all other Assayers* and Miners' requirements." Soje agents fqr Morgan Crgciijle. Cpftipany,  Battersea and Standard Firebrick Co., Cr<J<.>t>les and- "Muffles. BeekeF'8 Sons'Balances,'Etc.,  Catalog-He and full particularr sent on application-, ���  Braum's Gasoline Furtiaces and Cupel Machines. fc"  August $.',1906.  ttflfc    RBENWOOD - WSifoY- TIMES.  ~4-  rr|it_*~-*n n-ifi  ������ i i���ir r3,- ti-_-__-i-__-�����---p  THE LUDICROUS SIDE.  While.. Business is Being Expedited.  the Legislature-is-Not Devoid  of Amusing Incidents.  The'rapidity with which-public justness has been dispatched during the  past three days-has-revived the hope  that the legislators may be released  from their labors next Saturday. > The  optimism is by no means shared by all  - the members, and some especially prophesy another fortnight of deliberation; but some of the ministers prediet  the end next week, and it is evident  that an attempt will be made to polish  off the order paper in the next seven  days. True, eight jiew measures stand  in the name of the government on the  orders,, but -the rapid disposal of the  tedious amendments of the Vancouver  city-charter has brought the end immeasurably nearei.  One feature of the budget debate  was the care taken by several members  of the opposition���and the most prominent members���to disclaim any re  sponsibility for the actions or policies  of the Semlin administration. Mr  Curtis took especial pains to make his  position clear on this mat! er, and Mr,  Mclnnes absolutely disclaimed any  sympathy with the reduction of salaries  of civil servants made during the Sem-  lin-Martin regime. Mr. Brown even  drew the attention of the~minister- of  finance to the fact that some of the  civil servants had. been, overlooked in  the restoration of-.former salaries, Indeed, there ��,was a general disposition  on the opposition benches to justify  the rather heavy, expenditures in public works.  In the Vancouver city charter amendments passed .last night- was.-.a provision empowering<the oity council to  grant licenses to trading stamp .companies. A similar step is sought in  connection with Victoria city laws, a  deputation having waited on the gov  eminent a-few days and.in relation to  it. Thjs will give the city council con  trol over these companies, which may  be utilized in compelling them ,to pay  tribute to the city coffers.  The member from Delta, Mr. Oliver,  has to his credit the latest'joke on Mr.  McPhillips. During the long session  on Tuesday night, when the eloquent  junior member for Victoria was dis  coursing at length.to an almost "empty  house, the member for Delta interrupted hhn. to draw his attention to the  _ fact that-the press' gallery was empty,  the members of that hard, working  body "Raving fled- iucontinently-to- the  caterer to drown-- their sorrows. The  house laughed heartily, and acting on  the suggestion, soon afterwards ,rose,  Last night again, the gallery-referred - to in the i foregoing, .almost  worked .havoc.^with- Mayor Garden's  plans. It was noticed that the withdrawal >of two members.would, leave  the house without a quorum, and .a  ���message was .drppped -down to-the jol-  liest though most bored-looking member of the" administration that "four  bits would, break,the house,',' He.accepted the invitation with alacrity, and  in less time than it takes to tell the  tale the.necessary equipment for the  "breaking" of-the house was-passed-  up. The quorum was preserved,-however, by a long-sighted member who  caught the representative for East  'Yale just as he wasJeaving the chamber, ��� and thus saved the day and. the  -bill.��� The rage of the member for East  Yale, however, on-this-new development of prohibition, was pitiful to contemplate.  i The same evening was productive of  many amusing scenes. > Few>_took any  interest in the bill, and the chairman  of the committee rushed the sections  through so-.rapidly:i .that they >��� were  sometimes declared carried before  Mayor Garden got time to offer an  amendment. The monotony of the  task was very trying on the ��� members^  and frequent excursions to the lobbies  and restaurant-were made. .The senior  member for Cassiar struck upon a  happy device to get his rest and yet  assist in maintaining the quorum by  falling into a deep slumber in his chair.  His classic features in repose -were so  suggestive of a good appetite, and an  easy conscience thati other honorable  .. members found it difficult to believe  that there were ever mining difficulties  in Atlin or "culpable .stupidity." in returning officers at Bella Coola.  The municipal committee organized  yesterday with Mr. Helmcken as chairman aud Mr. Murphy as secretary.  ���Victoria Times.  WHICH IS IT?  A certain municipality, which shall  be nameless, -has preferred -,a^ series' of  requests to "tbe-:Members of the Com-,  mittee of the-Municipal- Clauses Act."  The suggestions are four in number,  one of them being for a verbal change  in the-Municipal Clauses Act. Another is that municipal councillors may  be permitted to-accept witness fees for  attending court: in cases where the  municipality-is involved. If this is  nota'fti.rk conspiracy to. enable .'members of the council tb-make a fair day's  wage for a fair .day.s loafing, it is dc  serving of more or less serious consideration. Another request is that  "members of a-municipal council may  accept salary for professional services  as city solicitor, health officer or engineer."   To the unprejudiced outsider,  it would seem as if a locality could no*  find men within its limits to  fill thes  offices without taking members of the  council, or .vice versa, there would   exist   at least   a   colorable   doubt   if it  ought to be incorporated.   In the interest of good municipal  government we  should feel called-upon to oppose such  a   suggestion,   if   any   attempt   were  .made to insert such  a law.    But it is  the remaining proposal of this municipality   which   is   calculated to contribute to the gaiety of nations.    The  municipality  asks to be allowed to exempt from taxation for a period of 3(  years  any  company that will erect a  smelter within   one  mile of  the  city  limits.    Sir Boyle Roche has evidently  some descendents iu this municipality  It is proposed to exempt from taxat' i_  ou   property   which-the municipality  could not tax any way.    A proposal to  relieve  a company  from taxes that i  would never be called upon to pay cer  tainly   has   the   merit   of     novelty.  "Thank   you  for nothing,*' would be  the company's answer.���Victoria Colonist.  *ssa&gzgsa&  STORY OF A SLAVE.  To be bound hand and foot for.years  by the cliains of disease is the worst  form of slavery.' George D. Williams,  of Manchester, Mich., says. "My wife  has been so helpless for five years that  she could not turn over in bed alone.  After -using two bottles of- Electric  Bitters she is wonderfully improved  and v able to do her own work." This  supreme remedy for female diseases  quickly cures nervousness, sleeplessness, melancholy, headache, backache,  fainting and dizzy spells. It is a godsend to weak, sickly, run-down people,  Cure guaranteed. Only 50c. Sold by  Miller Bros., druggists.  _. MINERAL. ACT, 1896.  -  Certificate  of Improvements.  NOTICE.  BURNS, BURNS FRACTIONAL, COPPEK  TRUST, 'FRACTIONAL, SCR ANTON  OTIS FRACTION and PICLADILT<Y  FRACTION Mineral Claim ,sltuate m tlie  _ -Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  "District. Wiiere located: In Deadwood  Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, E._ A. Bielenberg-  Free-      Miner's        Certificate       No.  1*8266, intend sixty days,  from date  hereof to  -apply to the Min injf Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining-  a Crown Grant of the above claims.  ��� And-further take notice that action  under  Section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  " Dated this 23rd day of June, A. D., 1900.        r  E.. A. BIELENBERG  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  "HERCULES" Mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  Dist-  ,    rict.  .Where located ;ulii Copper -camp.'  TAKE NOTIOE 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 the purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  section 37,. must be commenced  before the is-  nance of such certificate of improvements.  - Dated this 31st day of May, 1900.  42 I.   H.   HALLETT.  E. JACOBS  Run, All, fir,  GREENWOOD.  y-yM^'P^tmi^;  *��  ���  ��.������  Service for the year 1900  .--��will ibe commenced JUNE  10th.    The   "Imperial  ~7 limited^ takes ���; you  across the Continent in  -.-,,. four days without change.  h). It is a solid vestibuled  ; train* luxuriously equipped with every possible  essential for the comfort  and: conveniende of PaS"  sengers. Ask your  . friendi who have travelled on it, or address  W. F. Anderson,   - E.J. Coyle,  T.P.A. Kelson B. C. -   A.G.P.A_ Vancouver.  The  Centre  of  v  the great gold and  copper mining  camp of Canyon  6reek.  High-assays,large  showings. Strong  company operating there. Sawmill  being erected.  Roads being built  by the company to  the city.  ill lots  Wc  wz  X  _51$  me.  I_k  UWMLMOUW  ���t-Bflftr-mrj/i.-o^QUft-  ;v-3o.UAf-i>RY'  - ��� r-&^SS^S*��J7!%xWWH.-  f.  ���FQR PARTICULARS -APPLY....  r W;S. F4-ETCk4ER,  CANYON CITY.  GEO. R.yNApgN,  , g��_4er"al Agent/GREENwqqn, b.- c.u '  �����--���  ���WHi  mmi��. Tagu .1 m n �� _>f<a  -'N\r^\A^^^^/A^^^^^r��VA<NW\^A*r'\��rJVrf-  r***J^'J^'**>'***r*����*\*r'\i*f'  Be GoHiierciat Centre of  THE aiY SQADS LEAD TO s, * ��  iMADWOOB,   ?:  LONG LAKE,  ATWOOD,      WELLINGTON,  AND OTHER  BOUNDARY  CREEK CAMPS.  Other Information  i����i*nt"-",-��^ij"��"i*��_��-i(".i*"i| ;������-.*-.  .";5Cif*s,'T'i-j'.��j��i. *;�����_%. ��**.?-.  *!?#����� i'vV' 1 '����V-'��i��.V_'V ���� .  !'#%^_8"*i'��-*��2��^*��_. ���*_��/**���".  ; ...w A* _��*>*�� 1 t. * -**�� * .--."I ^TmZ -.19 ��_.c , ���!  greenwood, B, ��. _����bMX-B_C]__-!  Egssmmmeemg  :::ty.^~��ty\r  -.':.-_--^'--->-::v-��-'  ^.^.Ky  it'iiYtuS  ri-'.-rtjtw-wi  '���y-J'*.^  -t-n*T.ft��.  THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES,  *-����*&�����*  |ik__N____^MI  August #), 1900��  DEFAULTING CO-OWNERS.  MINING AND SMELTING PROBLEM.  Mining Committee   Brine  in  Some  Amendments.  The mining committee of the legislature have introduced the following  amendment of the mineral act:  Section 8, "Mineral Act" :  . "Eivery person who mines for any  minerals for his own sole use and benefit on any crown lands in the province  of British Columbia without having  taken out and obtained a free miners-  certificate shall, on conviction thereof  in a summary way, forfeit and pay a  penalty not exceding twenty-five dollars, besides costs."  Section 25b be repealed and the following substituted therefor:  "25b. Upon the -failure of any one  of s'evera_'co-owners to contribute his  proportion of the expenditure required  by section 24 of this act, the co-owner  or co-owners who.have performed the  labor or made the expenditure may,  at the expiration of the year, give such  delinquent co-owner notice by publication in a newspaper published and cir-  cul'atitig hi the division in which the  claim is situated, or, in the absence of  such-local paper, in the nearest thereto,  for at least once a week for ninety  days, and if at the expiration of ninety  days of publication such delinquent  should fail or refuse to contribute his  proportion of the expenditure required  by said section 24, together with all  costs of advertising, his interest in the  claim- shall become vested in his co-  owners who have made the required  expenditure, pro rata, according to  their former interests, on the filing  with the mining recorder of the division  in which the claim is situated such notice in full, and there shall be attached  thereto an affidavit of the manager or  publisher of the newspaper in which  the notice was printed, stating the  date of the first, last, and each insertion of such notice therein, and where  and when the newspaper was published  during that time, and the name of  such newspaper. Such notice shall be  recorded as aforesaid within one hundred and twenty days, after the first  publication thereof."  Section 127 be repealed and the following substitued therefor:.  "127. The owner of a mineral claim  who has had his claim surveyed, and  has filed in the office of the mining recorder in the mining division in which  the claim is situated a declaration by a  provincial land surveyor, stating that  he has surveyed the claim as required  by sub-section (c) of section 36 of this  act, and has delivered to the mining recorder a plat of the claim and a copy  of the original field notes, and  delivered two copies of the plat and one  copy of the field notes to the owner,  then the owner of such claim shall be  entitled to have the cost of such survey, not to exceed one hundred dollars,  counted as work done on the claim, as  required by section 24 of this act."  Sub-section (h) of section 36 of chapter 135 of the Revised Statutes, 1897, is'  hereby repealed, and the following inserted in lieu thereof:-^^���^ -----=  "(h.) Twenty days after the expiration of the term of the said publication,  . unless a notice that an action has been  commenced and a copy of the writ in  such action have been filed in the office  of the mining recorder in the mining.  division in which the claim is situated,  the mining recorder shall forward to  the owner ^ or1 agent, under Form I of  the schedule to this act, the documents  referred to above, together with a certificate that the notice provided by section 36, sub-section (d), has been posted  in his office, and the field notes and  plan deposited for reference therein  from the date of the first appearance  of the said notice in the British Columbia Gazette, and continuously  therefrom for a period of at least sixty  days. The recorder shall also set out  in Form I the name of the recorded  owner of the claim at the date of signing the same."  The mining world will watch with-  interest the outcome of the problem  which the Old Ironsides and Knob Hill  mines and the Granby Smelting company hare before them in making ores  which run a little over $8 per ton pay.  The mines and smelter are practically  owned by the same peop1e, and therefore are acting in harmony to work out  the question involved to a successful  issue. The conditions are favorable.  The ore bodies in the two mines involved are of great extent, and in one  there is said to be a solid acre of ore  ready. for the stopes. In all the departments of the mine the idea, kept  constantly in view, has been to put in  such labor-saving appliances that the  ore could be extracted at the rninimu.ri  cost. The closest attention will be  paid to details, and the appliances will  be added to aud improved front time to  time to get the cost of extraction even  under what it is at present.  A visit to the smelter of the Granby  company is sufficient tn convince the  most skeptical that no expense has  been spared to make the plant as complete, substantial and effective as it is  possible. Here, as much as possible,  the ore is handled automatically. In  addition to this the machinery is  operated by electricity which is generated from water power from a plant  owned by the company. This will  save the company a large sum annually, and will consequently considerably cut down the cost of smelting.  The management of the Le Roi recently announced that the cost of min  ing, including advance work, supenn-  teudence, transportation, smelting and  refining was $8 per ton. The ore  fr��m the l_.e Roi for one month recently  gave an average gold value of $16.60  to the ton and* netted a profit of ��8.60  on each ton. The cost of $8 per ton  for mining, reduction, etc.-j was made  under favorable conditions, The L��e  Roi has wide ore bodies, is not handicapped for want of money, and in addition to this, practically the same  people own the smelter and the mine.  The worst handicap was an insufficient  plant, but this has since been remdied  by the installation of a larger plant,  and the cost of mining, reduction of  the ore. etc., will iu time be brought  under $8 per,-ton by the T_.e Roi management.  ��� In the case of:.the Old ironsides,  Knob Hill and the-Granby smelter, we  believe, owing to the greater width of  the ore bodies that ore can be mined  from 50 cents to $1 per ton cheaper  than it can be here. With the water  power at the smelter and other labor-  saving devices, it seems evident that  ore can be smelted there at from 50  cents to $1 per ton cheaper than at the  smelter at Northport. It is claimed  that the ore from the Knob Hill and  the Old Ironsides does not need to be  roasted. This will effect another small  saving.  Under these circumstances there is  every reason to suppose that the Knob  Hill and Old Ironsides ore will yield a  profit just as soon as the smelter gets  Tnto "good working brder^of rat least  $1.50 to.the ton. If this is the case the  stockholders are assured of good profits  as there are many hundreds of thousands of tons in these two mines.���  Rossland Miner.  PREVENTED A TRAGEDY.  Timely information given Mrs.  CJeorge Long, of New Straitsyille,  Ohio, saved two liyes. A frightful  qougb h-vd long kept her awake every  night. She had tried many remedies  and doctors but steadily grew worse  until urged to try. Dr. King's New  Discovery. One bottle wholly cured  hea; and she writes, this marvelous  medicine also cured Mr. Long of a  severe attack of Pneumonia. Such  <_ures are positive proof of its power to  cure all throat, chest and lung trouble-*.  Only 50c and $1.00. Guaranteed. Trial  bottle free at Miller Bros'. Drug Store.  ^  ^.���^^srsi^gfa^  i__a__.  tinting  Tf you are in need  of any bind, try us  Witt) an order.�� ��*.  Nicely furnished rooms at the Clar  endon. Steam heated, electric light,  $15 per month. tf.  -*t  Cbe Queen..  gigar 0o  �������������  Clarendon Hotel Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  Foi* Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Wholesale and Retail.  I. ROBT. JACOBS, Manager  ON REAL ESTATE  f��� /111. ItlcEeod  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Room 4, Wallace-Miller Block.  DAWSON ��� &... CRADDOCK,  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers' Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two Doors Below  Rende***.]-, Corner.  MINERAL ACT,'1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  7    NOTICE.;  -PHOENIX" and "PI,ATT" Mineral claim''  situate in the Kettle River Mining- Div sion  of Yale District   Where located :   IuDead-  '- -wood camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for Phil Aspin wall, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 3480lA,intend sixty days from the  date hereof- to applv to the* Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of fhe  above claim. . .     .'i'i .  Aiid.further take notice'that action' under  section 37, must be comnienced: before the is-  suauce of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of Mav, 1900.  ;.._��� .41-50     .    I. H. HAI/LETT.  Mineral. Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  ANACONDA, COLUMBIA AND KOOTENAY Mineral Claims, situate iu the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale District. Where locrted : About two aud one  half miles northerly from Greenwood.  TAKE  notice that I, J. A. Kirk acting as  asent    for   Wm.   T.v      Olliver,     Free  Miner's Certificate No. 3S674A  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.  ''.      - J. A. KIRK.  ..Xbe  times*  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  .-"   NOTICE.. --  ELECTRIC mineral claim situate in the Kettle  Heyr  mining division   pf   Yale   district.  _    .Where located _yin LongLake camp.  _-  TAKE NOTICE tliat weTTKe "Viincouver  and Boundary' Creek Development  and Mining Company, I,. X,. Free  miner's certificate No. 29759 sixty days from  the d-_te hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the  purpooe of obtaining a Crown Grant for the  above mineral claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this 2nd day of June, 1900.'  Vancouver and Boundary Creek  Development and Mining Co., X,. X-  ^mmmm^^  Head Office and Works at  Bei.i.evii.i.e, Ont.  Branch' Office and Worksat  Traii,, B.C.   -  THE  (jttAC ^ItACHIlSIE fer limited.  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors,  R��c Drills,, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc.  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works,  Our Shops at Trail arc most complete,  consequently we are in  a position  to. handle all  v kinds of Repairs.   If you are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wish to -  save money buying-repairs, then  USE   OURS.      y  J.-p. BYERS, Mgr. Trail.B.C  -mmimmifimimmmmim  Jenckes Machine Co,  Always on  Hand at  Rossland Depot.  HOISTING  PLANTS  BUCKETS,    CARS,    ROPE.    SINKING AND STATION  PUMPS,   CHAIN   BLOCKS,   RAND  DRILLS   AND  compressors. p. R. MENDENHALL. Agent.  y  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmwmmmM  The James Cooper  *���*���*-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  MANUFACTURE.RS OF  -##  | Tnflersolf*$erfleatit  1    ������machinery*.  rock drills; straight: LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COMPRESSORS  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc. C0MPI-E��J-AM^EKFffiPMENTS    -  ______ s *     STOCK CARRIEDIN RQSSLAND.  ���~   R* 31. ��. mcllally, Rossland, B. ��.  f?. R. Kirkpatriek, Greenwood, Bi C  ^iiiiaiuiiiiuiaauuiaiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuiuiiuaiuuuaiiuiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiaiuiauuaiuif:  :pu.u_M.uiinimiu.uai..u.i.M  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate  of Improvements.  NOTICE.  MARGRIE mineral situate in the Kettle river  .Milling Division of Yale District. -Where  ' Located in Skylark camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw acting  as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate7734n, and George R. Na^en,  Free Miner's certificate No. 14357a intend sjixly  days from thc date hereof to appl\-' io, tlie  mining recorder for a certificate ojf intpravo-  ment for thc purpose of obiaiuhig a crown  graut for above claim.'  And further \ake nqliqp that action   under  cec'tion 37-'rh'iis\ lie commenced before tlie is-,  si-ance of sycli certificate of improvements.  "Paled this 17th* day April, A. D. I960.  41-50 - C. JE. SHAW.  ���^-"^fe^l^^,"*'  7$?  MINERAL ACT, }8%,  Certificate  of Iraprovement,  NOTICE. "  I.AURA mineral claim, situated in the Kettle  River mining division of Yale district.  Where located :   In.Long'LakQ.camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, CJE. Shaw acting  as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Minor's Certificate 7i34B, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's certifldate 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 the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  Aud further  take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certifictte of improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  41-50 C, TE. SHAW.  >P1  Subscribe  Now. : : -  99  .���FOR���  ono toil.  -IN THE-  ���KolWHle Indian Reservation  Which has been Thrown Open for Settlement by the President,  W^l  Write For Particulars to.  0eo. B. lUeebem, Rock Creek, B. &  ^mt!mimmnm!m!nt��ninn��m!iTmmw!nmn��!!fmnmmnmmmnmimmmmmmK  Pumping 1  For Mine fori.  ���^^^^^^^^^^���^.  WE ARE PREPARED  Tq, f nrnish Pumping Machinery: of various types for  all Mining- duties. Our long experience and up to  date plant and methods enable us to -warrant our  Pumps unapproached for design, durability, compactness and general serviceable qualities. We would be  pleased to furnish catalogue and estimates.    _  Northey Mfg Co. ToiontC Ont.  CUNUFF & ABSENT, Agents at Rossland.  MACKAY & WALKEN, Agents at Vancouver.  WM. SMITH, P. O. Box 146, Agent at Greenwood, B. C.  ..-���A  .���**���  7  _r* A\  ftlS GREENWOOD WEEKLY .TIMES  *******  August m,9, 1906.  EMINENT GEOLOGIST.  Professor Emmons, of Washington, D.  C. Visits- Greenwood.  Professor S. F. Emmons, of the  United States Geological Survey, has  been spending a part of a vacation at  Greenwood, and has been occupying  the greater part of the past two weeks  in ascertaining- the geologic conditions  obtaining in the Boundary Creek district, more particularly in the mining  camps immediately surrounding Greenwood, To a representative of the  Times he said that while he was not  yet familiar enough with the geology  of the district to say much about it he  . Was impressed with-the fa<Jt lhat the  larger ore deposits so far discovered iu  the dibtrict occur in limestone, generally more or less altered. This characteristic did not appear to be recognized  by .many. Another thing that struck  him was that owing tothe free growth  of timber and brush and to there being  much disturbed* matter overlying the  settled formations, the district is a difficult ' and expensive one to prospect.  As a consequence it is probable that  there are ore bodies that may not be  discovered -for some time to come.  Some ot those already discovered are  promising enough, but the question of  values has yet to be determined. He  had visited several of the min.es, and  had seen big ore shoots in the Mother  Lode and Knob' Bill. He was deferring visiting the B. C. mine as long as  possible in the hope that Superintendent Parrish", whom he had known in  Colorado, would return from Denver in  time to show him that property. From  the mining industry of this district in  particular, conversation turned to that  of- the province generally and especial  importance was placed by the professor  upon the Crow's Nest Pass'coal  ._ fields' which, as the mining industry  attains to larger proportions in the  Kootenay and Boundary, will be of increasing value to these districts.  Turning to the United States Geological Survey, the professor was good  .enough to respond to' a request for  some in formation as to its work. The  government of the United States now  makes an" appropriation of $750,000 per  annum for  this work.   Under the old  -arrangement the. division of the work  ��� was along geographical lines, officials  being - assigned separate districts,' but  -later the system was adopte'd of allot-  . ing". departments rather- than ^districts  to the officials severally. Professor  Emmons was accordingly given charge  .- of the geology of metallic minerals,  and so besides performing specific  duties in this connection, has the  general s'URe-.yisipn of all wofk <_n ore  jippo'��_ts'(lqne t'hd'.r t"ie auspices'of the  ��(_alogipal Stjrvpy. ' There are half a  , dpze'u pr  inqre qf these departments.  > For-instance, qne official has pharfle of  **the geology-of non.meti.Hic minerals,  1 such as ooaj, salt, etc.,* another of the  statistical department, and-so on. All  co-operate, however, so as to secure the  best- results possible. These results  .are,.-to a*large extent, published, so  that'; the 'public .may have the benefit  "of the valuable work done by the Geo-  ���logibal;Survey,-wliose publications are  ��� in the form- of monographs, bulletins  : and the annual report of the Director.  .-Monographs,   which   are   exhaustive  ' treatises  on .particular subjects, are  -published in what is known as government quarto.   Bulletins are short, less  exhaustive reports,- chiefly pf local interest, containing a few pages of small  . octavo.   Of each' of these some 3,000  ~< are ' usually  published,   and like the  .-folios-referred"to below, are sold at  about  cost of .production.   Some 10,-  . 000 copies of the director's annual report are printed each year and these  ' are distributed free by the survey department or by congress.   To an in;  'creasing extent these reports include  papers or contributions on special subjects. T|ie fg.fas are in size, 17x20,  apjl contain (1) the explanatory text;  (2) a topographical sheet; (3) an areal  gCQlPgy sheet, pving th,e different  geological formations without: regard  to their economic value or otherwise;  (4) an economic geology sheet, showing the formations containing valuable  minerals, coal being printed dark so  that its croppings maybe followed and:  iron, ���.silver, gold, etc.. 7 being printed  in  different  colors; (5) structure sec-  .���"*" tions'"��� arid ���". (6) columnar sections.  ..Aboiit  100  separate folios ha^e been  /-published,'?these selling at 25 cents  * each, and their, utility has been at-  -tested  Xiy  their Teady sale.   The'dg-.  ��� partme.Sjty ��as   its"  own   litho.graijhjc  '*e��tabjis^infr_t,   ��o, that its maps are  published under its- own  control and  the direction of an expert lithographer  : .who  possesses besides such scientific  *- ginjl geqjbg-ic knowledge ��js ensures tl_e  .acctiracy indispensable in such delicate  jrorir. , ~y-, .���"'.��� ,���-77      -     *' ''-7  'JVslfgdas tq tlie published results of his  7 own" work,* thei professor stated that  ' his first and most important book' was  a quarto volume on "The Geology of  he Mining Industry of L.eadville,  Colorado." A preliminary report was  published in 1882, but the book itself,  including an elaborate "atlas of 35  plates, involved so much work that.it  did not appear until 1886. So popular  did this,-.book -become that it- is frequently referred to as the "Miners'  Bible." Another work is a monograph on the Denver Basin, and still  one more, among many others, is on  the Silver Cliff district of Colorado.  Others now being prepared to be published next year are on the Butte district, Montana; on Mercur and Bingham' districts, respectively, in Utah,  on'the Black Hills, Dakota, and folios  on Silverton, Telluride and Reco districts in Colorado.  ' The professor who came over from  Rossland with Mr. C. E. Iyaidlaw, of  New York, treasurer of the British Co]  1-itnbia Copper company, will this  week return to that city, having been  requested to give expert evidence in  the Centre Star-Iron Mask case. It is  not too much to expect that the visit  of so eminent a geologist to the Boundary country will be of benefit to it,  especially if, as appears to be the case,  his opinions of it are favorable.  I X F. J. MITCHELL X' \  IS  Al-  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  * _  ft  ��  ��  d  lift  �����  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ��  '��  ��  tm �����  3K .   ft  ft  ft  ft  Shop worn goods  $  ft  for your Fall Suit {��  ft  when you can secure *  ft  ft  ft  New Goods of   the  most fashionable  pattern which have  just arrived.  ft  T^c Biggest and best %  �� assortment of F��11 Suit.-  * ings ever brought ifitQ |  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.  -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. LandDep't, Nelson, B. C. Eholt, B. C.  LOUIS BLUE, PRES.. PETER QENELLE, VICE-PRES.  -v   J. POUPORE, SECRETARY.  let Mil tt  LIMITED.  General Office,  Greenwood, B. C.  Telephones :._'.'  Columbia No.-  Boundary Creek No.  Verden & Nelson  No. 26.,   7.  ���^Q Our    Yards    and   Mills    are  SJjjS located as follows :  jgSB Greenwood,    Phoenix,    Dead-  WA wood City, Eholt No. i, Ehol No.  igmr 2, Long Lake, Rock Creek, Sky-  ������ lark  Camp,   Nakusp,    Robson,  WSk Ymir and Rosslaud.  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of : : : : :  MANAGER  SM?W--_Key  meetit.re  mcDonne.i # go,  Mines < * <  m  and "Real Estate  Greenwood anci Myers Creek,  <99  #  *  �� .���-.���:.������ -..-;.  Will be the terminus of the Columbia  & Wesiern Railway  ..JN THIRTY DAYS...  J&* Now is the time to Invest, ym,  We have Snaps in Business and Resi-  dental l<ots.     Cash or Terms.  Call, Write or Wire..  ft ft  Eaulfieid.  -ife  Entnotif***  We Handle all Kinds  of Shelf and Heavy  Hardware. 2�� 2�� 3��  Get Your Siippty of Builders y Hardware,  Boors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  Plasters' Hair From Us.  ^ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING.^  ?��ftft��ftft#ftftft#*ftft#ftftftft##ft;ft#ftft^  ��  ft  ��  ftft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  _ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��*  *  ��  ft  ��  ft  ��  MIDWAY, B. C.  Fir|t-���lass Aceommoiation. Best Bf aiids Liquors and Cigars  '-;      . .:    THOS. McAULAY, Proprietor.  W. B. Rickards & Co.  midway, b. c.  *   A : : :  FINE UNE OF. .  YARD AT DEADWOOD, l\. C,  We have on V-a-nd  No, I   Brick,  well  b,urnt -*.nd sotfoit your patronage.  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos and Pouches.  JUST RECEIVED.  Coryell's   Map  of  Wellington   Camp  $1.00.  A. J; McGuire & Co.  Deadwood, B. C.  SALE  CHATHAM WAGON. i...$70.00  3 SLEIGHS (double tires) 20,00 each  HARNESS,, per- sett....^.-.. 16.00  ABERAJQES (complete) 15.00  pACKSADDLEiS....,     3.S0  The above although second-hand are  In first-class condition.   Apply  T, GRAHAM,  ALBERT CANYON. B. C.  SHEEP,   SHEEP.  U  DRUGGIST,   ::       MIDWAY, B. C.  Established 1862.  nil mm miiiini����i��n��i �������  For sale 600 ewes and ewe lambs.  About 200 are fat and will be sold by  live weight.   Apply   J. T. DAVIES,  Okanagan Mission, B. C.  >t.  Furniture  .iM.': Carpcts-  ' :^PR>^:  Cork Carpet |  V  Curtains  Wallpape  Complete House Fumistiings.  r=i>CF*  A  lar(je  stock  of  Fine  and  Medium  Priced Goods.in above lines. ���  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  llffl BROS., IllUJ..  m* wiiii _ ��� ii m a in��� mi a ������ �� ��� ��� ����� �������������������  Mineral Act, 1896.  Xertificate of Improvements.     ,  ;-;*- ��� noticed'7;, y ^.^ ���-'-.'  IDAHO Mineral Claim, situate in ."tfi^. Kettle  River  Mining Division  of "Yale''district.'  ' : Wiiere located :   In Long- Lake caiftip. *'���'- '"  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw acting  as agent for J. Lucy, Free Miner's certificate 8033b and the P. A: Iiargeyr. estate  Free Miner's certificate *29629b,. intend, sixty  days,from the date hereof, to. apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificate of, Improvements forthe purpose of obtaining- a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,.,un_der'  section 37,   must be  commenced  before  .'the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements:  Dated this 12th day of April, A. D. 1900.  41-50.       ���*-.'������;* C; JE. SHAW. "-  MINEJRAIv ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  . '    '  '    NOTICE"     .  HONALULU mineral  claim,  situate   in   the  , Kettle River Mining-Division of Yale Dis-  ���^^trictr^Wherelocated-r-^IhCopper-campr���  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. M. Shaw, as  ag��nt for.James R. McMackson, Free  Miner's Certificate No. nl356 'and William II.  MCMacksoi., Free Miners Certificate. No. B13S03  intend; sixty "days from date i_ereof,.to apply-to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Ira  Srovements for the  purpose   of  obtaining  a  rown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must.be commenced before theis-  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.  1    Dated the 20th dav of November, 1899.  192 C. JE. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "SUNFLOWER"  Mineral  Claim  situate   in  - the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.    Where located :    In  Deadwood  .camp.   .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  agent for The British Columbia Copper  Company,       Limited, (Foreign),        Free  Miner's Certificate No. n295_-l, intend,  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  MiningRccorderfora 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   tlie  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of July, A. D��� 1900.  I.   H.   HALLETT'  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOB.  ROBERT EMMET Mineral claim, situate in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  District.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. JE. Shaw, "ict-  ing as agent for C. J. McArthur, Free  Miuer's Certificate 6227n, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's Certificate 14357a and the P. A-Largcy  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  thc purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlie  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, 1900. '  33-47 CM. SHAW.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at the first  meeting of the Licence Commissioners for the  Citv of Greenwood held after thirty days from  the' date hereof I shall apply for a transfer  from me to I. ���_**. Armstrong of the hotel license  held by me for the Hotel Armstrong, Government street, in the City of Greenwood.  J. W. POWELL.  Dated 15th day August, 1900.  SWAYNE HOUSE  Comfortable furnished rooms.  Private Board. Home Cooking-. Board and room from  $7 a week" and upwards.  NOTICE.  -To John Empey of the City of Rossland, in  British Columbia, and Robert E. L. Brown  of the City of Victoria in Britisli Columbia:  Sirs:���We hereby give you notice that on  behalf of onr clients, Messrs. George A. Rendell and\George R. Naden, both of the City of  Greenwood in British Columbia, the vendors of  the lands and premises, lately contracted to be"  ,pnrchased;by_-you,.tlie said John Empey, by an_,  agreement dated the 5th day of June, A. D.,  1899,- and which lauds and premises are de--  scribed in said agreement as being1 acertain  portion of the Barbara mineral claim, being:  lot.eight hundred aud seventeen (817) situate in  the City of Greenwood in British .Columbia,  and more particularly described as situate on  the southeast side of Dundee street in said citv  facing Copper street, and the northwest comer  of the lands agreed to be sold to be not more  than thirty-five (35) feet from the northeast  corner of lot one (1) in Block -"E" in the subdivision of part of the Dundee miueral'-^claini,  being lot six hundred and one (601) and which  said described lands were on the survev of the  Barbara mineral claim platted and are known  as lots seven and eight (7 and 8) in Block "A"  in tlie subdivision of said Barbara mineral  claim.  That the day hereby fixed for completion of  the purchase is now long" past and that the  vendors arc ready and willing to make and  execute, and to procure the concurrence of the  necessary parties, if any, to a conveyauce to  you, the said Robert E. L. Brown, to whom the  said John Empey on the 28th day of November,  1899, assigned his interests iu said lands, of the  fee simple in possession of the-premises comprised in the said agreement in accordance  with the conditions and stipulations of th  same; and that tlie vendors require you within  twenty-one (21) days from this date to complete  the purchase and pay the remainder of the  purchase moneys with intetcst up to the day of  such completion as provided bv said agreement; and we further give you notice that the  vendors will hold j-ou liabel for all loss or  damage which may be incurred by them by  reason of any delay or default on your part in  completing the said purchase or otherwise in  relation to the said agreement.  And we further give you notice lhat after the  expiration of the twenty-one days,  the vendors  will enter into possession of the said lands and  all buildings thereon and wilLdeclare the said  agreement of 5th of June, 1899, cancelled and  void without further notice.  Greenwood, li. C. the 9th day of August. 1900.  Hallett & Shaw,  Vendors' Solicitors.  MINERAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  HAM  FAT   Mineral  Claim,    sitnate  in  the  Grand   Forks Mining   Division   of    Yale  -   District.   Where located :    Summit camp,  about 1S00 feet East aud South of the R.  Bell claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we Mary Garland,  Free Miner's Certificate Xo. B8260, W. S.  McCrea, Free. Miner's Certificate No. B30912,  Geo.A.Guess, Free Miner's Certificate No.b29740  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the mining recorder for a certificateof improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  crown grant to the above claim. ,  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issue  ance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this I5th day of August, A. D. 1900. ��� "aa'Kwji.-WJivt.tfviautiMjf.t-  >n**-��*^_M^ttwe��nggiC^a_wi  so��ixnc&KS��SI^-_S^_liSS^^  ���^^KmfcMOiaaa^ae-wjtf  ^T^fe JJ,'....:r X.'.^ ,-';'~"7rj;C^., -7--TT. .-Zy ~. '. "J. ."-'���'"*i-1 ;,.'^"jl  August 29, 1900.  THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES  *(-'  E?t7c  BV-  ^uuaiuiuiauikuiuauuiaaiiuaiiaiiuiuuiuiiiaiiaaaui^  AT  res*  ������  Druggists and Jewellers**  GREENWOOD,   B.   C  ^mmmmn^^  M  Sfe  City Gleanings  W.   S.  Fletcher has returned from  Victoria.  F. J. Turnbull, a smelter man from  Swansea, is at the Imperial.  C. S. Slawson, of the Hunter-Ken-  "drick company, is in the city.  Geo. Mellor, of Mellor Bros., Rossland, was in the city this week.    -.-"; -  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over Bank of  Commerce.    Columbia "phone 1-6.     tf  The   Presbytery   of  Kootenay will  meet in  Greenwood next Wednesday  . morning-, 29th inst.  A. G. McKinney, ��� representing the  Gutta Percha and Rubber company,  Toronto, is at the Imperial.  D. Simpson,   Vancouver,   inspector  "** of the Bank of British North America  branches, is at the Imperial.  H. T. Wilgress, land, commissioner  for the C. P. R.7"came oyer from Nelson Saturday and registered at the-Imperial.  A small steam boiler, in sections, for  the Boundary and Beaverton Mining  company, is side-tracked at the Phoenix depot.  G. B. Mechem, ^T5.~Cameron and  Ernest Peck, of Molson, Wash., were  guests at the Imperial hotel last Friday and Saturday.  Jas. Punch returned last Friday  day night from Victoria, where he had  spent two or three weeks forwarding  the interests of Phoenix.  BOARD OF TRADE  Take  Action in  Mineral  Tax and  Mine Matters.  The council of the Board of Trade at  a meeting held this week passed the  following resolution which was wired  to Victoria :" " :"    '-���" '  " Whereas, the mining industry is  destined to be the most important  industry in the province and,is as yet  in Its infancy; and whereas the said  industry during the past twb years has  received.a serious set back, and whereas it is desirable to encourage' and not  discourage capital. Be it therefore  resolved that in the opinion of this  board any increase in the taxation of  of mines at the present time will be  highly injurious, and be it further resolved that this board respectfully protest against the proposed increase in  such taxation."  The council also wired the post  office department protesting against  cutting up the mail route to Penticton  and thus endangering., the efficency of  the service. T  GATEWAY LODGE 1.0. 0. F.  Geo. W. Raithet and Wm. L,.  Springer, Chicago, who are interested  in Skylark camp properties, spent the  week here with headquarters at the  Armstrong.  R.-Heline.of Nelson, district super-  'intendent for the Kootenay and the  fioundary of the Dominion Express  company, was in thc city last week on  official business.  A. R. Sherwin. Montreal; J. Murray  and J. H. McColl, Winnipeg; R. E.  Hooper, Victoria; W. J. Massey, Vancouver, are among the recent arrivals  at the Imperial.  Jas. Wilson, superintendent of the  Pacific division of the C. P. R. telegraphs, paid Greenwood another visit  last week, leaving on Saturday's train  for Rossland and Nelson. Mr. Wilson's headquarters which formerly  were at Kamloops, are now at Vancouver.  Aid. Cropley occupied the chair in  the absence of the mayor at the regular meeting of the city council on Monday. The only business of importance  ���was authorizing the payment of $125.25  to Bodwell & Duff for advice re the  Rendell case and the appointment of a  committee to arrange with Mr. Os-  troski in reference to payment of his  claim for damages on account of expropriation of land.  Instituted at Grand Forks by Members  of Greenwood Lodge.  Fifteen -Greenwood Odd Fellows,  headed" by "~District"Deputy "Grand  Master Law, went over to Grand Forks  on Friday last and installed Gateway"  L<odge No. 45. _ In addition to the  Greenwood visitors there .were representatives of lodges from Rossland,  Carson and Republic. The lodge was  installed in the afternoon and the night  was spent in revealing to 22 new members the mysteries of Oddfellowship.  Grand i- orks has one of the strongest  lodges in the province. Its members  are wide-awake and many of the offiV  cers elected are experienced Odd Fellows who have been through the different chairs in lodges elsewhere.Their experience will be of the greatest advantage to the new lodge. The following  are the officers elect: N. G., F. E.  Cooper; V. G.,A. G. Clements; R. Sec,  G. T. Park; P. Sec, A. E. Savage;  Treas.,' F. Clark; R. S. N. G., I. A.  Dinmore; I.. S. N. G., Thos. Power;  R. S. V. G., H. Grant; __,. S. V. G., M.  C. Davidson; R. S. S., E. Bercars;  L. S. S., B. Thomas; I. G. D., D. Munroe; O. G., G. R. Robertson; Chap., W.  H. Bradshaw; warden, Thos. Black.  The members of Gateway Lodge are  not only good Oddfellows but they are  also most hospitable entertainers.  There was nothing too good for the  visitors. About midnight over 70 Oddfellows sat down to a sumptuous banquet at the Yale Hotel, tendered to the  visitors by the local lodge.. As there  was considerable work yet to be done  the speeches were short. Next morning carriages were provided and the  visitors taken to see the big smelter  and dam.  The future of a city depends on the  character of its citizens and since the  representative men of Grand Forks are  members of Gateway Lodge, there is  every assurance that not only Gateway  Lodge but the Gateway City will grow  strong and healthy.  GRAND FORKS AND KETTLE RIVER  RAILWAY  ACT.  The following are some of the more  important sections of the above named  act:  Whereas,   a  petition has been  presented for an act to incorporate a.corn-  pan p  with  power to construct, equip,  maintain   and   operate a standard or  narrow g.tuge railway for the purpose  of conveying passengers, freight, merchandise and goods, commencing at a  point on  the  Canadian' side of the international  boundary,   at or .near Cascade City,  in the Osoyoos division of  Yale district, in this province; thence  "along the westerly side of Kettle i iver,  by  the   most feasible routes to "a point  on the Canadian side of   the   international boundary line at Carson, in  the  Gsoyoos division of Yale district aforesaid;  with .power to construct, equip,  maintain and operate branch railways  and tramways in connection therewith  and all necessary roads, bridges, ways,  ferries   and   other"   works;   and. with  power to build, own, equip,- operate and  maintain telegraph and telephone lines  in connection with the said railway or  tramway  or branches  of either; with  power to construct,  equip, operate and  maintain   branch  lines in connection  with the said telegraph and telephone  lines,   and   to   build and  operate all  kinds of plant for the purpose of supplying light, heat, electricity and any  kind of motive power; and  with power  to expropriate lands for the purposes  of the company, and to acquire lands,  bonuses, privileges or any   other aids  from   any   governments,   persons  or  body corporate; and-to make traffic or  other   arrangements   with   railways,  steamboats or other companies or persons; and  with-.power to build wagon  roads and trails to be used in the construction of the said works and in advance of the same, and to levy an" collect   tolls from the parties using and  on: all freight or goods passing over  any of such lines,  roads or trails built  by "the company, whether built before  or after the construction of the tramway, railways, telegraph or telephone  lines,  and with all other usual necessary   or incidental right's, powers or  privileges:   *  Therefore, the Honorable James Robert Stratton, provincial secretary of  Ontario; Thomas Patrick Coffee, manager of the Trusts and Guarantee company of Toronto; and EVedericK'Mon t-  ford Holland, manager of the Doihinirn  Permanent Loan ^company, all 'of-the  city of Toronto, in the province of Ontario,'and George Henry Cowan, of the"  city of Vancouver, in the province of  British Columbia, barrister-af-law, t<>  gether with such other -persons and  corporations as shall, become shareholders in the company hereby .;incor^  porated, shall be and are hereby constituted a body corporate aud politic  by the name of the "Grand Forks &  Keitie River Railway company"; hereinafter called the company.  The company may survey, lay'out,  construct, equip, maintain and operate  by steam, electricity or any other kind  or kinds of motive power, a line of  railway, of standard or any other  gauge, from a point on the Canadian  side of the international boundary at  or near' Cascade City, in the Osoyoos  division of Yale district, in this province; thence along the westerlyside  qf^K^tle^riyer^by Jhe most feasible  route, to a point on the Canadian.side  of the international boundary at or  near Carson City, in the Osoyoos  division of Yale district, in this province, with power to construct, equip,  maintain and operate branch railways  and tramways in connection therewith,  and all necessary roads, bridges, ways,  .ferries and other works.  The capital stock of the company  hereby   incorporated shall be $1,000,-  000 (with power to increase thesamein.  the manner provided by the British  Columbia Railway act), to be divided  into' 10,000 shares of $100 each, and  shall be raised by the persons and corporations who niay becpnje shareholders in the company, and the money  so raised shall be applied in the first  place to the payment of all fees, ex-i  penses and disbursements of and incidental to the passing of this act, and  for making the surveys, plans and  estimates connected with the works  hereby authorized, and the remainder  of the said money shall be applied to  the making, equipping, completing and  maintaining the said railway and for  the other purposes of this act.  The company shall be deemed to be  a "Power Company," within Part IV.  of the "Water Clauses Consolidation  Act, 1897," incorporated for the purposes mentioned in sections 79, 80, 82  and 83 in said act, and shall have all  the rights, powers and privileges  granted to such "power company"  thereunder, and be subject to the restrictions placed on same (where not  inconsistent with this act), but only  when and so long as the company shall  exercise such powers, rights and privi-  lkges thereunder.  If the city health officer is anxious  to discover how much strength there  is in a eat after it is dead for several  days, all he has to do is to walk to the  upper end of Greenwood street. The  residents in that neighborhood would  1 e pleased if he makes  the visit and  have the carcase removed.  ; "fWV*!  % w.  FOR  Latest Designs.  Paints,  Oils and  Glass..  Of All Description.  Tenders Given on j  all kinds of work and j  work neatly executed, j  M," >jjj__j.,   '#!**������''._i____i^  ,!!|''*-i_i  ��� > THE .'��' i  I. P.  ARMSTRONG.'  PROPRIETOR  Is The Best Hotel in The City.  Every Modern Convenience.  Graham $ Perry,  Proprietors.  Cor, Copper and Deadwood Streets, ** ��� / ���* *- Greenwood, B. C  CONTRACT.  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to the Post-  . master Qeneral, will be received at Ottawa until noon, oij Friday the 5th October for  the conveyance of Her Majesty's Mails, on a  proposed Contract for four years, 12 time per  week each way, "between the Greenwoo4 Post  office and Colnmbia and- Western Railway  Statjon, from the 1st November next.  Printed notices containing- further infqr-.  matioii as to. conditipns of proposed Contract  may be seen and blank forms of Tender may be  obtained at the Post Office pf Greenwood and at:  this offipe.' ���*.-..  Post Office Inspector's Off?c_s, I     ���  Vancouver. B.C,,24th.Vngust, Woo. f     .'<  ' W. H. DORMAN,  .-'- -������-Post Office Inspector,  NOTICE.  SAI/E OF  Cr6*WN7I,AND  BY  TENDER.  SEALED TENDERS will be received by  the undersigned up to noon of Wednesday, 1st August, 1900, for the purchase of Lot  1,579. Group 1, Osoyoos Division of Yale.District, containing 2 22-100 acres, more or less.  ~~      ^"y7"~wrsrGOREr~-=^  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria, B. C, 3rd July, 1900. --..-.  SOCIETIES,  Boundary  Valley__ Lodge  No. 38. -.O.O.F.  EETS every Tuesday  _    _   Evening   at ' 8.00  in  their lodge room at Greenwood, B.C.   A cordial  invitation.is extended to all sojourning breth-  ��ru. Duncan Ross, N.G.  J. J. Gui-_.ey, Rec. Sec  A.   F.   &   A.   M.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A.F. & A .M  Regular Communication first Thursday in  every month. Sojourning brethren cordially  invited. R. F. COATES.  A. S. Black. W. M  Secretary  Ii  ��mi��i�� xxx*x iwijiniiiup mi��o;Me��i  R. P. Ritfeet & Co.  -    LIMITED.  WHOLESALE   GROCERS  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS,  I    VICTORIA, B.  C.  liiii��Di(-iiiiiiiwii��iiimn��ii mi imi  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 certificateNo.lo10A,tnte.id,  sixty days from, the date hereof, to app_ly to the  mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant of tha above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section' 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  i  Dated this 12th day of March. 1900.  I. H. Hallett.  ,zm&~tmmm^^2��'m*:&t&mt&  THE GREENWOOD : :  Steam Laundry  Fully   equipped   with    modern   machinery ��� for   all  classes of work.    Hotel and family work glveu  special attention.   Give us a trial, if our work  suits you tell your friends, if not tell us and  we will make it suit.  V. & N. No. 92.   1   TOJ  ���j Columbia No, 129.  W. J. SNODGRASS. Prop  F. T. ABBOTT, Manager.  &_E  m&ymsmmmmymi  ^^3"*?.^*?. .5R 3*. J**KS..iA?". "3. l*i��J  ��  ��S     bo  CJ5    <j  '������v Is tlie ^greatest leader 7 of* of all  Champaghes._^J_Dltelim^  this wineJn 1899 -were 109,303 cas6s,  being 72,475;more than any other  brand---vayrecord never .before, approached.   ��� :.';.' -;������'��� '���"���������������  The importations from January 1st to July 1st  this yearare 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.  ' ��� tt-   ..  .'.     .  Its Quality Can Always be Relied Upon.  To be obtained at all first-class refreshment places throughout  , British Columbia.  IMPROVED SINKING PUMPS.  >    P1STQN PATTERN.  . _  This Pump is of comparatively light welgrht  easy to handle and g ves unqualified satisfaction, It has no projecting valve gear or parts  liable to breakages in handling-. It .is-fitted  with convenient suspending- hooks and isaasily  repacked. Mine Superintendents and' others  are invited to send for our catalogue and  figures before purchasing. .,  We manufacture a full line of Pumps for  mine Work.  NrMey lii. Go. Id.  Toronto, Ont  CUNLIFFE <& ABLETT  "������     -   ��� 7   Agents at Rossland.  MAGKAY AWALltEN      N  ��� Agents at_Vancouver.    *t\  1  N.  I;

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