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 >-**���'  *   ��-  f  ./  .-�����������'  {  .1 y  H  ���'���uV  .-a  H  :��� .J= i  ..*  ���/t-3  O  H  ?��*������!  .  *->             .  "���  CO          -  .���'  tn <3>  ,  .M  en,  buoo  03 f"i '  t-*l <l-��'  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District,  Vol. VII.  GREKNWOOD, B. C-, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1900.  No. 50.  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,     X  'X'.X   X   X  ��**###**#***##*��#-i.#*a*S'*'*<'####^  ��*  ����  ��*  ����  ft��  THE)  I A. H. SPERRY  CMP MY. LIMITED.  ftft  ftft  ftft  5*  ft��  ����  ||   If GENERAL MERCHANDISE  ����  _ i  ����  ����  ����  ����  i����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ����  ft*  GOODS  DELIVERED  TO ALL PARTS  _ra  OF   THE   CITY  AND QISTRJCT.  f  ������ftft��ttftftft����ftftftftftftfta��������ftft��ft����ftftftft��ftftfta����ftftftftft����  %  H FROM   NOW   ON K  -WE ARE RECEIVING -ONE- SHIPMENT QF  **XaKe Superior Grouts  PER  WEEK,     THEY  ARE  CONSIDERED  VERY FINE  EATING.  P.ByRNS&C  Carriages  and  arts  ���������  ����������  HAVE ARRIVED.,  - C IU. Gulley $ ��o  FuriM1. tit-e. Carpets, Linoleums, Toilet Sets, Pictures and  ,,.. Wall Mouldings,.....  ���UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS ���  GREENWOOD CETS SMELTER  Andrew Laidlaw Has Chosen a Site two Miles Below the  City���Work Will Be Commenced as Soon as Specifications are Secured -The Work on the Snowshoe.  Mining News From the Different Mining  Camps Throughout the District.  Greenyrood gets the second smelter..  Andrew*-Laidlaw, the managing director of the Standard Copper company,  has decided that his company s pyritic  smelter will be erected less than two  miles below Anaconda and not three  miles from the business portion of the  city. Since his arrival here some two  w.eeks ago Mr. Laidlaw has been examining' the available sites between  Greenwood and Roy's ranch. He considered " the most advantageous point  was near the lime kiln, at the junction  of Wood & Galloway's property^and  the Boundary Falls townsite. Messrs.  Wood and Galloway- were willing to  donate the portion of their land required for the smelter site and yesterday Messrs. Lambly and McCarren,  the owners of the Boundary Falls  townsite, spld Mr. Laidlaw the portion  of- their property required at reasonable  terms. The portion of the Boundary  Falls townsite comprises about ten  acres and includes the plot of ground  on which Mr. McCarren's residence is  situated. .The balance' of the site,  about 15 acres, was donated by Messrs.  Wood and Galloway. The site runs  from Boundary creek up beyond the  railway traGk. It has three natuial  benches and ample area for a dump.  The advantages of the site are many.  On it are several lime dykes which will  furnish first-class lime for fluxing at  the lowest possible cost. The necessary spur lines can be run from the  railway on the level, water for granulating the slag can be flumcd conveniently and cheaply and the smelter  will be- within a short distance from  the different mining-camps.- C. _-EJ.  Shaw, C. -IT)., is busy surveying,the  site. As soon \ as the profile can be  secured, \t ^v. .11 be forwarded, to the  Dei}Yer EJngjneering Works who will  prepare plans and specifications for  the buildings. As soon as these reach  Greenwood a large, force of men will be  employed' in excavating and the erection of the necessary buildings.  Mr. ..Laidlaw has received a letter  from the Denver Engineering Works  stating  thjit   the construction of the  Books.  ����  We have constantly on hand  all the School  Books in use in  our public X X  schools. i& X X  ALSO  SLATES, SLATE PENCILS,  CRAYONS, ERASERS,  DICTIONARIES,    SCRIBBLERS, EXCERCISE BOOKS  ETC.   ETC.  plant is being rushed and that it will  be shipped to Greenwood as soon as  completed.  What is known as the railroad tunnel  of the Snowshoe mine, in Greenwood^ camp, is now in nearly 300 feet,  the greater part of this distance in ore.  A crosscut now being driven from this  tunnel is in 40 feet and is not yet  through the ore body. The 70-tiorse  power boiler recently received has been  built in and will shortly be ready for  use. Other new plant lately received  at the mine includes a 42 inch, 10 foot  air receiver, two 3% ��� Little Giant  drills and a 3x2x3 Snow boiler and  feed pump.  A -vinze is being sunk on the first  vein in the crosscut north from the  shaft at, the 300-foot level of the  Winnipeg 'mine, Wellington camp.  Although but little depth has yet been  gained in the winze, the vein has already widened from two to four feet of  good looking ore. A carload is being  shipped to Trail to ascertain its value.  The railway ledge now shows six feet  of shipping ore, a crosscut under the  old 35-foot level, from which ore was  taken out some time ago and the stope  filled with waste, having run into this  nice ore body. The last returns received from the smelter-were from a  20-ton car, which netted $375" after  payment of freight and treatment  charges. There has\ been a decided  improvement in the condition an,d prospects of this mine siuceSuperiiitend*  ent N. Fregcar assqmed charge of it,  ��� The crosscut' to jthQ south at the 300  foot level of theQolden Crowu also in  Wellington Qamp, lately passed  through a fine vein of ore seven to  eight feet inwidth and carrying good  values. This is regarded as the most  satisfactory development that has yet  taken place in the mine since it demonstrates that the ore, in which two  stopes have been worked at the 100-foot  level with excellent results during the  past few months, lives down to the  300 and is sUU going down strongly'.  The Golden Crown has shipped to-date  nearly 2,000 tons of ore of good grade.  ��� It is expectedjHiatJhej|rift from the  bottom of the. War EaghTl__ii_e7 In"  Greenwood camp, will this evening be  connected with the raise recently made  at the 100-foot level" 200 feet east of the  main shaft and carried up 84 feet.  Some good copper-gold ore is being  obtained in this drift. After the.connection shall have been made, sinking  in the ore will be resumed.  *"*r-i  Smith...  & McRae  :: : COPPER STREET :: :  class from the start and constantly improving. -  Gus Bjorgensen is reported tp have  made a big strike on the Side Hill Star  on Hardy mountain, where it is said  he has one of the biggest showings  ever uncovered on this hill. While doing .the last assessment on this claim  he uncovered an ore body five feet  wide showing gold-copper ore running  up as high as $71.90 pe. ton, according  to assays just taken. cTHe property is  on the upper end of Hardy mountain  and near the good'claims on Goat  mountain. It has been under development for several seasons, although little beyond the regular assessment has  been done. It is the present intention  to inaugurate extensive development  upon the property at once.  Old Ed. Davis, one of the best known  characters of this section, has struck it  again. : At least that is what reports  from Franklin camp say. According  to word which comes down from there  he has located a new property at the  mouth of Franklin creek. This claim,  the name of which cannot be learned,  has one of the finest surface showings  ever seen by the parties who brought  the news to town. It is said that the  lead is one of the widest in Franklin  camp and the ore is almost solid right  on top of the ground.���Grand Forks  Gazette.       7  Another car load of ore was sent  from the Sunset to the Trail smelter  this week.  City (Meanings  Henry Snibley and Archie Chrisholm  were down this week from Franklin  camp where they have staked a claim  which promises to become one of the  biggest properties in that great camp.  Some specimens which they brought  down are as fine as anyone would wish  to see and they say there is a big lead  on the surface. The find has caused  some little excitement in the camp and  several prospectors went up from here  with the intention of making locations.  The boys went back again on Wednesday with a pack outfit and plenty of  supplies to do considerable development on the find before the winter sets'  iu. Jas. West is also, interested with  theboys in the claim.  E. W. Liljegran was in the city this  week on his way to the Humming Bird  ftine, where it is announced, work is  to be resumed immediately. A good  force of men is to be put on and the  work of developing the mine pushed  ahead with all possible vigor, the company feeling sure it has a mine and  wishing to get the property in shape to  give returns on their investment. In  the meantime the ore now on the dump,  several hundred tons in all, is to be  shipped to the smelter here and it is expected that excellent returns will be  obtained, the assays having been first-  NOW RUMNG  Grand Forks Smelter Blown  in on Tuesday.  EVERYTHIG  IS   WORKING  Smoothly-Will Have a Daily Capacity  of 500 Tons���A Description  of the Plant.  See the new fall hats at McKenzie,  Hambly Co.'s,.  R. M. McEntire has returned from a  trip to the West Fork. :   V  Buy a felt hat in up-to-date war  shape at McKenzie, Hambly & Co.'s  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over Bank of  Commerce.   Columbia 'phone 1-6.   * tf  D. W. Morgan,. of the Clarendon  Hotel company, is over, from Rossland.  F. J. Finucane, manager of the Bank  of Montreal, returned on Wednesday  night from a three month holiday trip  to Europe,  Jas. McDougall of Montreal, representing the Watson-Foster Co. Ltd!,  spent several days in the city last week  and visited some of the* mines.  Great sacrifice sale "of furniture.  Everything must be sold by 1st of  September. Government St., Furniture store, one block north of Postoffice.  'H. "B. Walker, treasurer of the Canada Life. Insurance . company, Dean  Innes, London, and A. Bruce, Hamilton, two of its directors, were in the  city last week and registered at the  Armstrong.  J. P. Vroom, who left Greenwood  last week to take charge of the customs  office at Waneta, was married at the  HoterPhair,*Nelson7on Saturday night  by Rev. W. Munroe. The bride is  Mrs. Armstrong of Greenwood.  Louis J. Berg came from the bleak  wastes of British Columbia to obtain  from Marriage License Clerk Salmon-  son a permit tb^wtdPruderice^DeWitt  of Chicago, whom he has known for  eighteen years. Mr. Berg is 53 years'  old and is a justice of the peace in  Greenwood, B.C., where helives.���  Chicago Record.  C. A.' Blatt, proprietor of the new.  hotel at Molson, registered at7 the Imperial' hotel Saturday. By the same  night's train Miss N. A. Millan ar-  riued from Columbus, Georgia, and  they were married at the Methodist  parsonage by Rev. B. H. Balderston.  Mr. and Mrs. Blatt left for Molson on  Tuesday morning. The new hotel  which is one of the largest in the country will.be opened in a few days.  The James Cooper Manufacturing  company have just closed a contract  with the Crow's Nest Pass Coal company for the equipment of their mines  at Fernie, the plant to consist of a  26x30 straight line, Ingersoll-Sergeant  compressor and 10 coal cutting machines of the new model, with all accessories which go toward making up  a plant complete in every detail. This  compressor is the largest engine of its  class ever built in Canada.  J. C. Brannon, Skokane; P. M.  Inglis, Hamilton; W. H. Cane, Chicago;  H. G. Hirsterman and Mayor Manly,  Grand Forks; Miss Burnham, Grand  Forks; P. J. Munter, Spokane; R. J.  Scott, Montreal; J. L. Lawience, Trail;  A. J. Hopkins, Victoria; R. H. Boyce,  Winnipeg; Roy H. Clark, Rossland; C.  A. R. Lambly and R. H. Parkinson  and Geo. A. Robinson, F.iirview; R. H.  Dickie, Toronto; D. F. Dickson, Winnipeg; J. W. Pantall, Spokane; F. W.  Rolt and E. E. Booth, England; J. E.  Crene, Seattle; Crane Steele, Everett!  L. H. Smith, Toronto, and Harry  Howson, Nelson, are among the recent  arrivals at the Armstrong.  Wm. Yolen Williams, superintendent of the Graves properties, registered  at the Armstrong last evening. He  reported that the smelter had been  blown in that morning and that every  thing was working smoothly.  Jit will have a daily capacity of 500 tons.  The advantages of good water power  are obvious. The North Fortfbf Kettle river will give 1,200 horse power at  extreme low water, The smelter will  use 15,000 miners' inches, under an  actual head of forty-five feet, after deducting friction and all losses. The  dam will give about thirty-five feet of  this head, the rest being made up between the dam and the power-wheel.  The dam is, 175 feet across the top,  75 feet from the heel to toe on bottom,  built out of 12x12 inch sawn timbers,  filled in with rock. The flume is 11x2  feet, and a mile long.  The Le Roi smelter at Northport,  Wash., is able to treat ores at from $4  to $4.50 per ton, excluding, of course,  deductions for metals which they may  carry. Seeing that the Granby works  will be. as . well 4arr;aii��ed, their ores,.  containing an abundance bf iron "and  lime, should certainly be smelted somewhat more cheaply.  Thevalue.of the water power to the  Granby people becomes apparent upon  a little consideration. If steam power  were to be used the cost would be from  $125. to $130 per horse power per annum. In Rossland where electrical  ���power is largely used, the mining com-'  panies pay $60 per horse power per annum, thus saying half the cost as  compared with steam. Power has been'  offered the Granby company from Bon-  jiington Falls, on the Columbia river ^  for $75 per horse power per year, but  by. generating its own power it will  cost ..but the repairs, attendance, etc.,  and the interest on the investment.  The saving, as compared with steam,  will be from $25,000 to $75,000 a year,  according to the amount used. At the  start 350 horse power will be sufficient  _l_?X-%U_PMP-___^s,_cuAtJhe smelter has a  contract with the city of Grand Forks  to supply 250 or 350 horse power as required.  A spur track, two and one-half miles  long, runs from the main line to the  north end of the smelter works. The  powerhouse is within 1,000 feet of the  smelter buildings, and 100 feet below  them. The main power with which the  blowers, sampling works, etc., will be  driven, is to be created by a duplicate  set of 16-inch turbine wheels, operating  under an effective head of 45 feet.  These wheels are connected with the,  flume by a steel intake pipe four feet  seven inches in diameter. Both are  directly connected with one Westing-  house roasting arm, alternating-current generator. Another wheel is  belted to a pump with a daily capacity  of 750,000 gallons. The pump will furnish water and pressure to granulate  the slag as it runs continuously from  the furnaces. There |is yet another  battery in the power house equal to  first mentioned, namely, 16-inch wheels  to supply extra power should such be  required. The power house is 100 feet  long by 30 feet wide, and all the batteries are set in line on one long concrete foundation.  The smelter proper consists o�� two-,  decked, steel jacketed furnaces 160j_30  inches. The gases pass off from the  top in four-inch diameter down-take  pipe, which is connected with the big  dust chamber leading to the stack.  The down-take of the furnaces are connected with the big flue chamber,  10x10 feet on the inside, and 300 feet in  length.    The stack is 11x11 feet, inside  _v;  (Continued oa Page 3.) ��sswmiiia**vefimsmam!xMa**ett  August 22 i960.  ^Eta ��ftE$NWOOD WMt-hY TIMES.  ���jnjld. persons, old and young, should have  W9 their teeth examined once every' six  *M I Months hy a competent, dentist. Decay  will be present, and tartar forming, which  nothing but a thorough examination wiU. reveal. Professional service rendered in time  means high-class work, less pain and 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, and with slight danger  of exposing the nerve,'the dread and fear of all  when having teeth filled. Have your teeth  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 the dentist  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 com_c  for relief. Bow 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-  nibst dead before you do something for him or  send for the doctor. The doctor may save him  by coming at thc last moment, and should the  patient recover he is liable to have bad health  tlie remainder of his life on account of _ not  having received proper attention at the right  time. Likewise, a tooth that is neglected may  be filled and 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'atteution.  DR. R. MATHISON.  DENTIST ���  Naden-Flood Block,    GREENWOOD  Weekly Cimes*  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan  ross _ Editor.  Wednesday, august 2_.n9oo.  THE ESTIMATES.  A review of the estimates brought  --down iri the house show.that the Provincial government has to a "reasonably satisfactory extent recognized the  urgent necessity for a larger and more  systematic expenditure of public money  oh roads, trails and bridges in the  mining sections of the province. There  is no more serious drawback to the development of the mineral resources of  a new district than a lack of wagon  roads and trails. Railways are necessary in developed : districts, but the  future greatness of the province, does  not lie so much in the older district  but in the proper development of new,  fields. It is satisfactory to note that  the estimates for this purpose are more'  generous than in the past.  - The general appropriations for the  the districts.-with which Greenwood is  directly connected, viz., Rossland and  East Yale are not so large as their importance warrants. In East-Yale the  general appropriation is $14,000 and in  ��� Rossland $8,000. These sums are inadequate but their paucity, is in a,  measure redeemed by special appro-  '' priations tor much needed roads. For  the West Fork road $8,000 has been  voted���a sum that if properly expended,  will build a fairly good road to Beaverton. For the Canyon City road $4,500  has been appropriated. It is presumed,  that, this sum will be- used to recoup,  W. S. Fletcher for his expenditure on  -^this-road last-, spring. -There areappropriations for roads that will open  up the rich Simdkameen country,  among them being one providing for  the completion of the main trunk road"  from Keremeos to Princeton.  In the Boundary country the sum of:  $1,750 is in estimates for the completion of the wagon road from Greenwood to Central camp. The advantage  of having a delegate at Victoria is  demonstrated by special appropriations  for Phoenix. James Punch was in the  capital representing the Phoenix  Board of Trader and he succeeded in  securing $1,000 for a trail from Phoenix to White's camp; $2,500 for a road  from Phoenix to Summit camp, and  $500 for repairs on road from Phoenix  to Wellington camp. There is $2,500  for a bridge across the North Fork  thus giving connection between Greenwood and Brown's and Franklin  camps. For abridge across the Kettle  river at Columbia $1,500 is provided.  Provision is made for several new  schools, those adjacent being at Anaconda, Deadwood, Rock Creek and  Eholt. Provision is made for a janitor  for the Greenwood schools, salary $15  a month. I  The most noticeable feature in Fin-^  ance Minister Turner's budget speech  was the announcement of a royalty on  coal and an increased tax on the output of metalliferous mines.  THE SECOND SMELTER.  other industry, is regulated and controlled not by sentiment but by business principles. In a district-of comparatively low grade ores' transportation is an important factor. Along  haul for ore increases the cost and lessens the profit. This increased cost  no matter how slight it may be, may  prevent the profitable operation of the  lower grade mines. The ideal smelting point is one possessing all the advantages peculiar to the industry itself  and also the additional advantage of  being adjacent to all mining camps.  Such a point is Greenwood. The most  distant of the Boundary camps is less  than ten miles from the city, while  several of the important ones, and particularly Deadwood camp, is so near  that the cost of transportation will not  seriously effect the cost of converting  tlie product of the mines into money.  Along the valley of Boundary creek  are to be found benches suitable for  smelter sites, an adequate supply of  water and abundance of lime. These  with the proximity to the mines gives  Boundary Creek and its metropolis,  Greenwood, so many advantages that  the' smelting center of the district is  sure to be here.  Behind Mr. Laidlaw are some of the  strongest financial and business men  in Canada. They are determined to  make the venture a success and hav-  ing money and the ability, the second  smelter for Greenwood is an assured  fact. *  It is quite within the range of probability, that as the mines are developed, other smelters will be built  near Greenwood. The possibilities of  the district are illimitable and the  then rather optimistic prediction of a  German engineer,, who visited the  country a few years ago, that the  Boundary valley, from Greenwood to  Midway, would some day be one city,  does not appear so exaggerated when  considered with the remarkable progress made since that time.  THAT THROBBING HEADACHE.  Would quickly leave you, if you used  Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousands of 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.  THE CITY'S ACCOUNT.  HALLETT t& SHAW,  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address :   " hallett."  Greenwood is to be congratulated  upon Mr. Laidlaw's decision to erect  bis smelter adjacent to the city limits.  Those acquainted to the topography  of the district are not surprised that  the second smelter should come to  Greenwood.    Smelting,    like    every  The eagerness of a strong financial  institution like the Canadian Bank of  Commerce to secure the city's account  is a good advertisement for the city,  but it is bad policy to secure this advertisement by unfair treatment of the  Bank of Montreal. The latter bank  was always ready to - help v-the city  when it was weak and needed the support of its financial strength. The loss  of the city's account will not affect the  Bank of Montreal, but it is always un-  ways unwise for cities, as well as individuals, .to turn, down- old friends  when a favorable opportunity presents,  itself. The apparently more favorable  terms of the. Canadian Bank of Commerce were the natural outcome of a  bright bank manager's efforts to secure  hew business, but if the council were  determined (in the pointed words" of  Aid. Sharpe).to pawn the debentures  to the highest bidder, it was due the  Bank of Montreal that final action  should be delayed until the arrival of  Mr. Finucane when, no doubt, he  would, have been ��� prepared to go his  competitor one better.'        > ���/.  Codes  j Bedford M'Nelll'f  J Moreing & "Neal's  ( Leiber's.  I. n.  HALLKTT.  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, Q. C. C. W. WAKD.  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'8 Store, Midway, B. C  F. W. GROVES,  l Civil and Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  greenwood, b. c.  Mineral Claims Reported upon.  Underground Surveys.  OHARLES AE. SHAW,  Civil Engineer,      y . ,  Dominion   and"J-Provincial  Land Surveyor* . -.<. ,  GREENWOOD,   s      r     -r  . V S.   O.  BAUER & ASHCROFT.  : Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining and Civil Engineering.  Miners! Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Xtuxni and Engineering Surveys  IV. A. BAUER! O.E., P-1..6. A, E, ASHQRQFT C.E iP.LS  VANCOUVER      .��� BREEUXVaOD   '.".  Wood   Block,   next, door   to   Custom   office.  ;���: ������'."   '���, GREENWOOD, b. c.  JOHN C. ROBERTSON.  '      Architect.  Plans and Specifications furnishep  Officee: Copper street, Greenwood.-      ���'  THE  BANK  OF  Fresh Beet Pork,  Mutton, Fish, Etc*,  Always on Hand.  .'Established in: 18&>. ~~^~7~       "  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid-up Capital ..........$4,866,666  Reserve Fund  ......$1,5 81,666  London Office:   -*  3.Clement'8 Lane, Lombard: Street, E. C  '...      *      .    ���- '      ;    _'J4__.   ������  -    3jri-   -     * . ���   ' *  .   .        Court op Jjipgc-rpB^'SQ  J. H. Brodie, John James garter, Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry J. ft. Farr.er,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J. B.- Kendall, J, J, Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G.Wallls.  Pead ofliee. in Canada: St. James St., Montreal;  II. Stikeman, general manager.  J. Elmsley, inspector.  IJ RANCH ES IN  CANADA:  London, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec,(iSt'. John,  N. ii., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver.Rossland,Kaslo,  Ashcroft. Dawson City, Klondike, N. WV  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C.  -lOENTS IN THB UNITBD STATICS:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bai||f. New York���(52 Wall street)  W. LawKou and J, C. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(124 Barn-nine jH'rppt) IL tl. Mc-  Michacl and J. R. Ambrone aguiUs,  London IIankekki  The Bank of England and Messrs. Glyn & Co..  Forkign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. A stralia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zealand���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Cliartared Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China, Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Paris-Marcuard.  I. rauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnais.  J. ANDERSON, Manager, Greenwood   B. C  SOCIETIES.  Boundary  Valley   Lodze  No. 38, I.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-  ��rn. Duncan Rose, N.G.  J. J. Gu_._.By. Rec. Sec  A1  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  sffigggm^  <F*  Cr*  CF*  Cr*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  &  ��3  <F*  (F*  CF*  <F*  CF*  C��*  ��� ���  Capital, all paid up. $12,000,000.  Rest ..:::.....:$.7)000>000.  President:   Lokd Strathcona and Mount.Royal;.  Vice-President:   Hon. Geokge A. Drummond.  General Manager :" E. S  Clouston. .  Branches in London, Eng. ;\^ ^'iS.. [New YorK, CWcago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Commercial an  Travellers'Credits, available in an.-partfof the world.-��� ,.'-.,  Greenwood Branch/    F, J. FINUCANE, Manager.  *=_?  >*_��>  *=_?  **=?  *=_">  *__*���  te��>  **%  *=_*"���  *=��>  MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMWMMMMMMM  AND  TRUST CO,, LIMITED LIABILITY.  ��� ������  PROPRIETOR.  COPPER * STREET.  1% B,-  llliufroe**  **t\\^*        ^__T*        ^^**  ^L- <*%-* mVV  CHOICE CIGARS AND  TOBACCOS XXXyx  FINE-  REPRESENTING:  PHOENIX  FIRE)  ASSURANCE CO.,  OF LONDON, KNGL.AND.  '    WESTERN ASSURANCE CO., of Toronto.    !;.  BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE CO.,     ���.:���  OF TORONTO;        ."  LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE  ASSURANCE CO., OF LONDON, ENGLAND.  BIRKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN CO..    OF TORONTO.  GEO. R. NADEN,  Manager.  CABLE ADDRESS :  MAORI.  code:  moreing & neat,.  s  THOS. MILLER, Mgr. *  " TO LET:   Building' suitable for Stores or offices.    L<ot on Copper Street,  business   centre.  FOR SALE :   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of payment. < 1  GREENWOOD,     ��� : : : B.  C.  l\  P%r **Y%* *0%t  i  News Papers, Periodicals,  Circulating Library, Fancy  Goods, Candies, Etc, Etc.  *k~    -"���fc-    ���-%*     N  ya,    *%/    ^v  COPPER STREET H  H01 FOR THE  Stage now running from    :  an  COMPANY.  LIMITED.      R. GREIGER, MGR.  XXX Agents-For ?i\M B����rt xX &-  Complete "Line Bar "Supplies. ....GREENWOOD  Palace  Harvey & Robins. Proprietors.  Cbe Best Stock. Cbc neatest Rias.  Copper Street, Greenwood,  THE gE��T BEER IN TOWN IS rMADE BY  Leaves Fairview on Mondays"  at 8 a. m., returning leaves  Keremeos an Tuesdays at 8 a. m.  W. HINE, Manager.  Fairview and Keremeos.  FULL,"STOCK OF . . , .  GENERAL. . .  lyiERCHANDISE  AT KERRMEOS.  Harness anci Saddlery  AT FAIRVIEW.  ���S59SS__5S-9,  NOTICE.  -NOTICE is hereby given that at the firstj  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 Hotef Licence  held by me for the Commercial. Hotel, Copper  street, in the City of Greenwood, '  Dated 17th July, Woo.  A. BRANSON.  POPTMAN BROS, & CO,, <  ;-.. _^__ y   . ���''"-,'  1 Proprietors.  ASK FOR  *   xi  **?*!  . The Elkhorn Lager Beer -Contains only Pure Malt Hops, Try  It! It is kept on Draught or in--Botties by~-a_ivthe leading Hotel  *0IM"f*l*Ep,  VANCOUVER. B. C, 733 Pender St,  Also NEI.S0M, B, (3,  ���' We are Manufacturers aud direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furriace^.  Fire Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glass-yare, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals  and all other Assay'ers'and Miners' requirements. Sole agents for Morg-an Crucible Company,  Battersea and Standard Firebrick Co., Crucibles and Muffles. Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.,  Catalogue and full partlcularr sent on application. '  Braun's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines. - August 22- 1900.  MLB    MENWOOD W-EEKItf -jtQafiS.  /  13 i  _________  M-��i_M  |.W��K|!)p7lPEBi  ��� '���-���.������ Continued FromrPage 1.-  measurement, and ISO feet high.  The .blower is 50x38 feet, arid is 12  feet from thefurpa.ce]buij.ding.  .It will  . contain three blowers, one  for "each  furnace,;, and -'one .in."reserve... These,  .'���'���are-, connected with   the furnace by.a  54-inch diameter blast pipe, all blowers  -being  connected -with* the one main  pipe;   Each of these blowers is driven  by in  80-horse power variable speed  ; WestingiiQUse .ij-duction; motor which  is belted directly to the blower. y  The main sampler building is 64x70  feet, and is surrounded,on three sides  by ore bins. The ore train as it comes  s into the smeltery will be carried,,by -an  /incline to a- seriea^of receiving bins,  parallel "to-the frpnt of the sampling  Works, 23 feet above the floor of the  saitje and 33 ,feet .distant. These 'receiving bins will have a total capacity  of 1,000 tons. The bins are filled  directly from the cars, which have a  bottom dump. It is intended that.the  matte shall'be shipped after being  brought up to 45 or 50 per cent copper.  For the present it will go to some eastern refiuery. This shipping matte,  after having been cooled, will be  crushed by a 7x10 Blake crusher, which  will be placed-in one corner of the furnace building on lhe furnace' floor.  This crushed matte will be raised by  an ordinary cup, elevator to a special  matte sampler. This matte can be  sampled automatically or by- hand.'  This lower- part contains four bins  holding about one car of matte, and it  will contain the. matte after it shall  have been sampled.  When the works are enlarged, it is  proposed to put in a matte converting  plant complete, and to ship converted  copper. ��� A^ roasting plant will, also. be;  installed. For the present 50 per cent  of the ore will be roasted in piles.  This process, however, does not-apply  to the ores of the.Knob, Hill, Old Ironside., and Victoria mines controlled by  the Miner-Graves syndicate.  The works also contain atcarpenter  shop, machine and blacksmith shops.  There is awell equipped assay* office in  charge of W.*A. Williams.,  The work of construction was directed by ,*%$. superintendent, A. .JJ.'W.  ..Hodges",' the well known American  .metallurgist. Mr. Hodges- h'as- been  engaged for a long .ter^n^f years- He  has been connected with the smelting  industry since 1886. His first position  was that of assistant superintendent of  the Philadelphia ��� Smelting, and Refining-company-at'Pueblo,'Col. From  there he went to Socorro, N. M., to take  charge of the Ric Grande- smelting  works, belonging to the National Lead  company. 'Later ,he. became.superin-,  tendent of the Campania- Metalhirgica  Mejricana, at San Inis Potosi, Mexico;  next he .accepted the management of  - the St. LouUs Smelting., aad Reining  Works, at St. Louis, tpwt>edJ_y%1the Na1  tional Lead company, and < was-' subsequently promoted to the. management  of the National Lead company in New  York. In addition to this experience,  Mr. Hodges has done much valuable  special worjk^etc,  ^yc^hes^her^;v*Ari^g^;ofHhe;GTa^.hy  Consolidatedj Mining; _and Smelting  company is Jay P. Graves, who has  taken a prominent part in the development of the mineral resources of the  - Boundary district. The assistant  general manager is A. C. Flumerfelt,  forjmerly of Victoria, Bv_C.; Tlie associated . mining companies controlled  by; the so-called Miner-Graves syndicate, and which will ship ore to the  smelter-yjnclude..- the Knojb^Hill, Old  ironsides,'. Victoriai Grey- EJagle.-. "R��  Bell, City of Paris and MajestiCi- ���^he-  value of Jthe ore above the tunnel level  of the Knob Hill, according to the esti-  ; mate of ^;ypien::Wi'Ui^^,'t^e^.^e'pn.i  superintendent, is $11,400,000. The  .Old Ironsides.is equally well developed;  thus it wiU be- seen that' < there is no  question about: ore.-reservesiot-years  to come. Mr, Graves is also the general  manager of; all these, mining companies,!^ Assistant being Mr. Flumerfelt. The.president.of allthese.com-.  panies is S.. H., G. Miner, of Granby,'  Qne. Mr. Miner is a well known-east  em financier and manufacturer. It is:  proposed to do custom work, but'the  ores- of thev syndicate; will. have. the.  preferetice. It is .authoritively< stated  that the , treatment rate for custom  work will not exceed ;.$3.50 per top and-  the figure in many instances is almost  certain to;be considerably less.  The'C. E.: R, has-built ar series of  spurs.froni the main. line, tapping;all  the-camps with one or two ��� exceptions.:  Its line from .Robson. to,MidWay,.has  averaged $40,000 per- mile; one.of :the  most 7expensiye roads ever built in  Canada- Seven tunnels aggregate  more than one mile in length. Rob-,  '.son, on the Columbia river, is 1.495 feet  above the sea; th^summit of the range!  where it is crossed by the track is 4,000  feet -above the-sea.;'Grand'Forksv iti  Kettle river valley, has.-an elevation  of 1,700 feet. After leaving this point  the line begins to climb once more.and:  at, Eholt. it-is 3,100 feet; then it drops,  to 2,500' feet it Greenwood, and 2,000  feet at Midwaly. .-  . At present there is a strong senti-  ment in favor-of railway cotnmunica-  tion'between Grand Forks and Republic,., the rich, gold camp, thirty miles  sputh of the international boundary.  The siliceous ores of Republic would  flux admirably with the sulphide ores  of the Roundary district. Power is  ��� np,w;being .sought from the provincial  legislature to build a railway four aud  prie-.half miles 1 long to the frontier,  there to connect with the proposed  railway to Republic. It is claimed  that 18 per cent of the values of the Republic ores are lost by the cyaniding  process, and that all these values would  be. saved if the orescouldbe.smclted!  instead. The sentiment in Republic  in .favor of- the projected railway, is  very pronounced. This was evidenced  last week when a public meeting, representing the mining and business  interests of that camp, adopted strong  resolutions on the subject.  GREENWOOD RELIEF ACT.  , The following is the bill introduced  in the-legislature by Attorney-General  Eberts in reference to.the Greenwood  assessment roll: " Whereas doubts  have arisen as to the legality of the  assessment roll of the. city, of Greeu-  wqpd for the year 1900, as finally revised; equalized, and passed by the  court of revision of the said city, sitting as a court of revision and equalization on'the 18th, 19th and 20 th days  of April, A. D��� 1900:  And whereas it is expedient to confirm such revision and equalization  and to legalize and set at rest ****all  doubts as to the legality of the assessment roll:  i Therefore, Her Majesty, by and  with the advice and consent of the  Legislative Assembly of athe Province  of British Columbia, enacts as follows ,  1. This act may be .-cited as the  "Greenwood Relief Act, 1900,"  2.; The assessment roll for the City  of Greenwood for the year 1900, as finally revised, equalized, and passed by  the court of revisidn for the said City?  on_.he-.i8th,-19th- and -20th. days "of  April, 1900, is hereby confirmed' and  legalized."  STORY OF A SLAVE.  , To be bound hand aad foot foj- years  by the chains of disease is the worst  form.- of- slavery. George IX. Williams,  of Manchester, Mich., says. "My wife  has,been so helpless for Ave years that  she- could i not- turn-over in bed alone.  After using two bottles of Electric  Bitters shev is wonderfully improved  and 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  ftIU^,Bj;ps.,druggists. .......  '^^P^t^miM-.  IA*.  trotted  Service for the year 1900  will be commenced JUNE  10th. The "Imperial  Limited" takes you  across 4he Continent in  four days without change.  It is a solid vestibule!  train; luxuriously equip-  ; liped with every possible  j. essential for the comfort  W;and yconveniende of Pas--*  sengers/ Ask your  friends who have travelled on it, or address  ���Ji.!  The  Centre  of  the great gold aiid  copper mining  camp pf Canyon  creek.  High-assays,large  showings. Strong  comp^n^ ^operating there. Sawmill  being erected.  Roads being-built  by the company to  the city.  .��������    ������������  (,|4..  ���%.'-.JIM  W. F. Anderson.  T.P.A. Kelson B.C.  E."J.Cpy.e,  A.C.P.A. Vancouver. r-w  *on>9D___��1B  '���'���''*-'"-'.''���'. .''*���' ' *:.':*-w??^f.-'*'*  /..*���;��� ���---;:- ."."s*^'?*'; .S ;7'-.  $HE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES.  ���strffliff'-^  TO KETTLE RIVER  Flex Huehes Finds an: Easier Route  ;." v"r    Froin Greenwbod.7        ****  '; Mr. Felix Hughes^ who came to  'Greenwood last Thursday from his  'camp on the Kinkora group of claims,  'situate about two miles on this side of  .the main Kettle river, states that instead of going around by Lost creek  Jand down Boundary creek to Green-  ;-.wood, as has been his custom during  ���the past year, he made a bee line for  Ithe Mother Lode mine, in Deadwood  'camp, with the object of exploring the  ��� intervening country for a shorter and  ���.more direct route between Greenwood  i and the Kettle   river  below   Canyon  City. He was surprised to make Green-  ��� wood in about nine miles, or eleven  {miles from tht river, starting from a  ';point some sixfrniles south of Sullivan's  [ranch, which is about nine or ten miles  | above the junction of thi West Fork  l-withthe main Kettle river. The grade  (.^was by no means heavy, his course  ' having been through a succession of  ; draws until he came out a short distance from the Mother Lode. It is his  x        ���..,:-  "X>pinion-that before any more money  i shall be spent on  the road via Lost  i creek to the upper Kettle river, a care-  ;.ful examination of  the  country   between the Mother Lode and the river  , should be made. From his observations  i whilst walking over it last week, he is  ^confident   that   the  most   direct  and  ; practicable route for a main road from  . Greenwood to the river can here be obtained and that at far less cost than by  any other route yet suggested.   There  , is no rock to be cut through, and though  .-occasional side-hill cutting would be  recessary, there are comparatively long  stretches requiring little or no grading.  ' Where there is growing timber it is not  thick enough to involve heavy expense  in clearing a roadway.   Much of the  .distance through   would   be   through  ��� burnt country, so that the cost in this  direction would not be great.  Mr. Hughes points out that Sullivan's ranch, going via Midway, Rock  creek and Westbridge- is about 40  miles distant from Greenwood, and  points on the main Kettle river and its  ��� tributaries north and north-west of  ' Sullivan's   are   proportionately   more  distant.   To make the river in 11 miles  and Sullivan's in 17 miles is; a very im-  ; portant saving so that the matter is  deserving of the prompt and serious  consideration of the citizens of Greenwood, who are   deeply   interested   in  (securing the increasing trade of that  ������section bf the   Kettle river  country.  7-3ven as compared with the Lost creek  /"route the distance is   much   shorter,  ;-whilst in regard to grade arid cost of  7making a good wagon road the advan-  '.tages  are,   in   the   opinion    of    Mr.  ���^Hughes, far and away in favor of the  ..v-'rou'te lately traversed by him. It is his  intention to return to camp the way he  came in and to blaze his trail   as   he  'goes.    "..������: _'.' ;7y.  The Kinkora group is one that may  7yet   prove  a Valuable   tributary    to  "7Greenwbod.   It comprises six mineral  y.claims, the Kinkora,- Sultan j Czarina,  yTryon, Commanche��.Chief and Little  'f;Widowi yThese are owned by the^Kin-  ���kora Mining Company,  Limited, capitalized at S100.000 in 1,000,000. shares  at 10 cen^s each, of whjch 4O0J0O0 are  .jreasu^y   stock.     None   of the latter  t.have ygt been sold.    The promoters'  |stock has been pooled for two years.  ���^?he company "was   incotpqpi^ed.   }agt  ���fall by.Messrsj An_|r-ew I^tny, pres-  *jdent; J.nQ. Douglas,   secretary-treas-  ?urer; F, Hughes, general manager; Jas.  Atwood and P. S. Hqghes, who form  ;its directorate. s  A   big   Iron-capped  lead  has   been  :: traced,  by  means  of  surface . cuts,  through" five of the claims.    It crosses  a deep gulch with hills rising 1,200 to  \ 1,500 feet on either side.   In the sum-  ���������{ mer of 1899 an open cut was run about  .100 feet along the course of the lead  'ending with a face of well mineralized  jrock IS feet in depth.   This was up the  ; hill side north of the creek. Down near  ��� the camp about 1,000 feet south of this  \ cut and some 500 feet lower down ver-  -tically the lead was this summer pickled up in a tunnel through wash from  ! an open cut and again across the creek  ' l on the south side of the gulch.   Above  '. this the Tock was freely mineralized,  [chiefly with iron and a lit$e GQpper. In  j places ihei gangiie Is a. very likely look's Ing  quartz, with   mineral    scattered  ; through it, and in  others it is heavy  [magnetic  oxide of iron.    Altogether  the showing is a very promising one,  and should the negotiations now on  for sale of a block of treasury stock be  successfully carried through, work.will  shortly be resumed. -It is therefore not  unlikely that ere? long another import-  : ant group will be added to th�� mariy  . mining properties tributary to Greenwood and being opened up with  good  -prospects    of    becoming    permanent  mineB.  BIG LUMBER DEAL  Blue & Fisher Sold Their Interests in  Lumber Company. -,   >':  A big lumber deal was consummated  in the city last week when Messrs.  Blue & Fisher sold out their interest in  the Yale-Columbia Lumber company  to P. Genelle & Co. About a year ago  the saw mills of Blue & isher and  Genelle & Co. were acquired by the  Yale Columbia company and were run  since then by that company. By the  new arrangement Genelle & Co. are  the sole owners, but the business will  be carried on under the name of the  Yale Columbia Lumber company. The  company own nearly all the mills and  yards in the Kootenay and Boundary  districts. Blue & Fisher, who are thc  pioneer lumber men of Greenwood,  have not yet decided what they will do  do, but it is probable that they will begin business for themselves.  GRAND FORKS WINS.  Old Ironsides-Grand Forks Foot Ball  Match Was an Interesting Game.  The game of foot ball between the  Old Ironsides team from Phoenix and  the Grand Forks team was played on  the grounds of the latter on Saturday,  the 18th, in the presence of a large  crowd of spectators, proved an interesting contest. The city put on its  holiday attire and all the business  places were closed for the game. Great  preparations had been made to welcome  the visiting team, and shortly after  lunch, proceeded by the band, the  playerB left for-the grounds accompanied by the citizens. The game  was called at 2:30 and from the first  toot of the whistle till'.time was called,  good team play- was shown on both  sides. After 28 minutes of very hard-  play the boysrof the smelter town  scored the only goal made, McQueen  doing the trick from a clever pass from  Capt. Donaldson. In the second half  the Phoenix boys kept the ball well  into the opponent's goal, but lack of  condition, combined with the stout defense of the home team, prevented a  score being made.  In the evening the boys from the  pay roll town" were right royally entertained by the local-team at a banquet and smoker. The following day  the visitors returned home delighted  with the reception given them.  PREVENTED A TRAGEDY.  Timely information given Mrs-  George Long, of New Straitsville,  Ohio, saved two lives. A frightful  cough had. 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  cures are positive proof of its power to  cure all throat, chest and lung troubles.  Only 50c a:nd $1.00. Guaranteed/Trial  bottle free at Miller Brps'-. Dr'Ug Store.  ���-:. '.notice.-'';��� 47*;  tbe Queen..  ; <**���"  August 1%   1900,  Cigar ��o  ������������*  Clarendon Hotel Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  For Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Wholesale and Retail.  I. ROBT. JACOBS, Manager  ON REAL ESTATE  Jo-Vfc. fRcCeod.'  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Room 4, Wallace-Miller Block.  DAWSON   &   CRADDOCK,  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers'Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two .Doors Below  Rendeu, Corner.  ��������������� MINERAL ACT,'1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  .'PHOENIX" and "PLATT'.' Mineral claim  situate in the Kettle River Mining Div sion  of Yale District   Where located :   In Dead-  wood camp. '������;  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for Phil AspiuwaU, Free Miner's'  CertificateNo. 3480lA,intend sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining- a Crown Grant of fhe  above claim. ���~_ ���  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced' before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 31st day of Mav, 1900.  :  . 41-5o        ��� I. H. HALLETT. "  Mineral Act, 1896.   y  "   CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.     '"  notice." "���'.;.; yv7_'  ANACONDA,     COLUMBIA     AND   KOOT-*  ���   ENA-Y 'Mineral  Claims,  situate   in    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.       Olliver,     Free  Miner's Certificate        , No. 35674A  intend sixty days from the J'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.  Haying soldi tqy interest ^n the;  Columbia Hotel, Eholt, to C. J_C  Roberts, I will not be responsible for.  any debts conttactedj on account of  said hotel from this d<*,te. -  j. H. Bl<ACK-  TEholt, Ay^st I6,th, 19007*     '*'     '  SHEEP,   SHEEP,  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.  A car loaded with 30 tons of ore got  awaj- from under the Knob Hill ore.  bins at Phoenix yesterday moaning.  The block across the rails failed to-stop  the runaway which ran into a fiat car  half loaded with lumber and standing  on the spur near the Victoria shaft  house. The collision started the flat  car and away both cars went down the  grade towards the Phoenix depot,  nearly half a mile distant. They were  seen coming so to prevent their pqq-  tinuing* on down towards Haftfqfd.  Junction a switch was thrown open  near t\\e depot and they were there  derailed. A short length of tke road  was torn up and both cars were damaged, the flat car particularly. Mr.  N. Fowler was on the ore car when it  slarted. Finding that he could not  make the brakes act, he jumped off and  though a good deal shaken escaped  serious injury.  ,   MIi\_DJKAl_, ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. -���'-.���.  ELECTRIC mineral claim situate xxi tho Kettle  .: <rieyr--mining div;sifi*i Cf Yale, '-dtetrlc^.  *���'��� yWhe.r.elp,ca\ed. :   "(fl Long Lake..camp.  TAkE NQTICE . thqt we," The. -Vajricottv^  and Boundary ' Creijk" Uevelopmen't  ana Mining '. Company, tXi-''X,. Free',  ittlner's-'ce.ti'ficate ���Noi4^S9.:-gix\y-d^'s-f'r6j^-  tlie dcte iieredf j' to apply to the" Mi'niijg K&-  corder for a'Cer^ificate of Imp-.o"vem��'its ior the  purpboe'df ofitainiug'a'Cro.vv'ji Brant for the  above mineral -'claim'.'  Arid further- take'notice that action, under  sec'Acm JS,", rqustbe. commenced before theissu.  anca'of such Certificate of Improvement.  " Dated this 2nd;day of June", 1900.  * ."'Vancouver and Boundary Q.e-vkv  Development and Mining Co., L, L.  ^mm!f!mmmmmmmfflf!!!i!!!m!mmmfi!mHnnmmn!n!!nf!ttm!?mmmmm!n ?mm_  &  Head Office and Works at  Belleville, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.   y  THE  QJIaC Q^ACHINE ���o��� Limited  Manufacturers oi  Air Compressors,  Foe 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 are troubled with your Drills freezing, or wi|h to      -'- .  save money buying repairs, then USE   OURS." J. P. BYERS, Mgr.,Trail.B.C  mm.mmmimmmmiim'^^^  Jenckes Machine Co,  Always on  Hand at  Rossland Depot,  HOISTING  PLANTS  BUCKETS,    CARS,    ROPE.    SINKING AND STATION  PUMPS,   CHAIN   BLOCKS,. RAND  DRILLS   AND  compressors. -  ��. r. MENDENHALL, Agent.  I   The James Cooper Mfg, Co,,    1  *<--  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  MANUFACTURERS OF  -#����  | Tnger$olls$ergeant  lttacbineryw  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc.  ������  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM  PRESSORS ....  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS  OF ALL KINDS.  STOCK CARRIED IN RQSSLAND.  ����:   K. Jl. ��* Ittettallv. Rossland, B. *Z* fi* R. Kirfcpatrielt. Greenwood, B. 6.   _3  ^iiiiiiuiiuuiiaiiiiyiaiiiiiiiiuiiiUiiuiiuuiaiiiaaiiiuiiiiaiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiaiUiaiiiUiiiiii^^  3-  ^3  Everything at cost a^ \r\�� Qqv��rn��  ment street Eufnjtwre Store,- one block"  jibrth Qf PostofHce. '  Nicely furnished rooms at the Clar  endon. Steam heated, electric light,  $15 per month.    . tf.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate  of Improvements.  ���7-"        '*'*."    NOTICl?.  MARGRII. mineral situate in the Kettle "river  Mining- Division of Yale District.   Where  Located in Skylark camp. .   ..  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. St. Shaw acting  as ajrent for Marry McArthur, Free  Mlner'B Certiflcate7734ii, and Georffe 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.  And further take notice that action   under  ccction 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 17th day April, A. D. 1900.  41-50 C. JE. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, ,*896,  Certificate  Qf Improvement,  " '���'���' " l.QtlQE,  LAHRA mineral plaini, situated in the Kettle  Riyer  minim?- division  of   Yale district.  Where located :   In Long.Lake>camp.  TAKE NOTICE tliat I. CJE. Shaw acting  as agent for Marry McArthur, Free  Miner's -.Certificate T134B, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's certifidate No. 14357a, and the P. A.  Largery estate, Free Miner's certificate No.  29629b intend, sixty days from the dat e hereof  to apply to 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 0.e issuance of such certifictte of imprQv^m'etita.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900,  i-     41-50 " "* '  C,".*, SHAW.  .Business  ��� ��  ���FOR���  iTKttt-  -IN-THD-  golville Indian  Which has been Thrown Open for Settlement by the President*  Write For Particulars' *n   .HBr8-  ��eo, ����� IHechem, Rock Creek, B. &  SlrfffltfflitfflTrrffl^^  ���n^^i_^��w  I...  rgy\  Subscribe  Now. : :  -1  ,i  Mine Pumps  i^^C)'*'-*****-'*'---*'^^  IMPROVED SINKING PUMPS.  PISTON PATTERN.  This Pvunp Ib of comparatively light weight  easy to faandle 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 is easilv  repacked. Mine Superintendents anu other J  are Invited to send for our catalogue and  figures before purchasing.  We manufacture a full  line of Pumps for  mine work.  NrhteylanI.Co.Ld.  Toronto, Ont  OUNLIRFE t& ABLETT  Agents at Rossland.  MAOKAY STMUALKEN  Agents at'rVancouver.  MINERAL, ACT, 1896.  Certificate  of Improvements.  notice;,  burns, 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. c.  TAKE NOTICE that I, E. :A. Bielenberg  - Free Miner's Certificate No.  B8266, intend sixty days from date hereof to  apply to the Mining 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.  E. A. BIELENBERG  Mineral Act, 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF JMPROVEMEHTS.  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 the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant to the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, undfer  section 37, must be commenced before the is-  uance of such certificate of improvements,  - Dated this 31st day of Ma_-, 1900.   42  it.  H.  HALLETT; w  THE GREENWOOD WEEKLY TIMES  r-.ij-j'i  -^^j-vtfa  IMtf-  August  �� 1900.  CANADIAN   SOLDIERS.  Their Mininer 'Rights Are Protected  During their Absence.  '  The following are excerpts from a  bill .recently introduced in the legislature: ':  All "tree miners, certificates held by  members' Qof ��th?: , Canadian ��� forces  Strathcona Horse who now are serving,  or who have served, in South Africa,  and in force at the time said members  left Canada, shall/without any further  payment, be extended to the time of  the passage of this act and for a period  of one year from the passage of "this  act, "all matters and things in the  minera> act and amending acts, aud  the placer mining act and amending  acts, to the contrary notwithstanding  The assessment work on all mineral  claims so held under the provisions of  the mineral act and amending acts by  any,jnemberof Her Majesty's Canadian  forces, or the Strathcona Horse, now  serving, or having served, in South  Africa, shall be deemed to have been  done from the time of the holder leaving British Columbia, and one month  before, and therefrom contipuously to  the time of the passage of this ;act, and:  for one year thereafter.  All mineral claims that may be-held  under the placer mining act and  amending acts by any of the members  of said forces and said Strathcona  Horse shall be considered as laid over  continuously from a day one calendar  mouth before the holder thereof left  British Columbia to the date of the  parsing of* this act, and for one year  thereafter.   _  ...All gold "commissioners and mining  recorders shall record,  or cause to be  recorded, iu proper form, all such matters and things as may be necessary try  " , arry out the provisions of this act.  If any mineral claim or placer claim  has lapsed, or the owner so serving, or  having served, has become dispossessed thereof by reason of his being a member of such force, his interest in said claims shall be revived on  the passage of this act and he shall  hold said claim-, for a period of one  year therefrom, any statute to the contrary notwithstanding.  REFORM OF THE SEW ATE'.  learning what it is to be governed by  mortmain. The living voice of. the  country is being stifled by a dead hand;  and the commons of Canada, with  their mandate fresh from the people,  find themselves checked and overruled  by men sent to the senate only because  in the past, they had been faithful to  a policy which the nation has definitely rejected. The work of the direct  representatives of the people is being  revised and undone by a chamber  which has been practically nominated  by the opposition. .   ���  The Liberal government is pledged  to reform the senate, and this reform  will be..accomplished along..the lines  indicated in the proposal of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier should he be returned to power  at the approaching general elections.  If, on the other hand, Sir Charles Tupper is again entrusted with the reins of  government, the senate-will remain untouched, and it will once more sink  into the state of apathetic acquiescence  from which it emerged in order to  trouble and embarrass the new Liberal  ministry. At the present time, however, there are no indications pointing  to the probability of a change of  government. The Conservatives have  no popular cry to���" attract the support  of the electorate, bnt areendeavoring  by sentimental and clap-trap side issues, to obscure the only practical  issue of the coming campaign���the reform of the senate���and to divert the  public mind from a proper appreciation  of its importance and the urgency of  its demands.  *      . %  * X F. J, MITCHELL X i  An   Ottawa   correspondent    writes:  The most important issue upon  which  the people of the Dominion of Canada  will be palled to give their verdict at  the   forthcoming   general elections is  the proposal to amend the constitution  sq faf as 'x\ rjilatesjo the senate..   It is  pfoposed by.Sit '"Wilfrid Laurier, as a  -/pefiific rei^edj aga^ns^ t}ie igg-isiativp  (If^dlflclcs   wtuch-;h,ave sq  frequently  occurred in the -Doniinlon  parliament  during the past four years,  to provide  for a joint session of the senate and  honse of commons, and  the decision  arrived at by a majority of the two  houses   upon   any     is.sue   respecting  which there is a conflict of opinion be-  ^eeq   t|-e^, gftajl b!e fjqal." "fa'this  pj-oppsltio-*, --owepy-, tye. cpn��e.rvative  party, lpd by ��jr Tupppr, one of the  frarqers of tl{e pons,t|tutioo, is yncoin.  promisingly oppose*}.   Qije person for  thstf. party's attitude may tje found in  the   fact   that   Conservatives are,   at  "present, in absolwte~c"or.trol of the "upper chamber.   The Conservative party  is, therefore in a position to veto any  legislation which may be deemed hostile to its intereata, as,it has already  done on more than, one occasion in recent years.   A strong and influential  Section of the Liberal party in Canada  favors    the   total   ex^inptlon "of |he  sjeccmd- c^ambjj^,, t>y. - it \s considered  that s.Hch a reygiHtior-ary  -step would  fee Un wise aqd  ine3-pedie.it to. titH*" at  thia period. Jo the histgryof the Po-  'm.n.ont 7  " As long as the  Conservative party  commanded a; majority in the commons  at Ottawa there was little reason to  a. difficulty with the senate, but eminent public men foresaw and predicted  thatj   when .the .Liberals were in the  ascendant  in   the   popular  chamber,  nothing   short of a revolution would  bring the Conservative majority in the  senate to its senses.   In  this forecast  of eyents jhe prgsgnt situation in .Canada  waa  almost exactly anticipated,  and to amend or end it, a constitutional  revolution  will   be necessary.    John;  Brighti the great British statesman, in  discussing  the Canadian constitution  in.,the imperial   parliament,   foresaw,  this condition when he used these prb-  p'.ietic words:���-'���-.*. I .venture to say that  the   clause  eha*blihg    the    governor-  general,and his:cabinet to put seyeqty  men in that council fqr life, inserts in-  f* ��� th^^ -*?^oig ' sq^eme   the gerni of a  ^alidy which will spread, arid which,  .before long, will require an alteration  of this act and the ennstitutibn of, this  new confederation;"  The statesmen to whom" io many of  the Canadian senators ciwe their places  has passed away; and the .Dominion is  #  *  ��  ��  ��  *  ��  ��  ��  *  *  ��  ��  .*  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ' ��  %  ��  . ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft,  ft  is  Hi-  Why  Buy?  Shop worn goods  for your Fall Suit  whe^i you cap secure  Tgcvr Qqqds of  th��  'tp q s^'fasshionable  pattern which have  just arrived.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ftft  ft  The Supply Point for  SUMMIT,   LONG LAKE, PASS  CREEK, and NORTH FORK Mining CAMPS,  The  Junction of all jthe 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.-  Lofs 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,  Land Dep't, Nelson, B. C. Eholt,  C. P. R.  B. C.  LOU'S BLUE, PRES..  PETER (SENELLE, XIIOE-PREG.  POUPORE,  SECRETARY-.  LIMITED.  General Office,  Greenwood, B. C.  Telephones :  Columbia No.  Boundary Creek No.  Vernen & Nelson  No. 26.  Our Yards and Mills are  located as follows :  Greenwood, Phoenix, Dead-  wood City, Eliolt No. _, Ehol No.  2, Long1 take, Rock Creek, Skylark Camp, Nakusp, Robson,  Ymir aud Rosslaud.  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of : : : :-;  Ar FISHER? LOCAL  MANAGER.  &tfl^'*S^*4^5>!*-Sf>��'>!SS.  We Handle all Kinds  of Shelf and'Heavy  Hardware/ 3�� 2�� 2��  ft#ftft����ft��ftftftftfttfftftftftftftft��ftft��ft��->��ft��ft��ft��ft����ft<.<.<.ftftftKe��0��^<(^  ftft,  ft  ft  *  ft  ��  ft  ft  ��  ftft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ��  ��  ft  ft  ��  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft        **\f**\rMMtm. A. M.A*m.mm. *.��***      -_.*_____.-        J.  V*l      1*��     ..IVVXll-JUa/KV/^V  ft  ftftft��#ftftft#ftftft������ftftftftft����ftftftftftftft#ft��ftftft#^ft��ft��)e'ftftft_)'#ftftftxtft)(t  ���������  Get Your Supply of Builders5 Hardware,  Doors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  Plasters' Hair From Us.  "^ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING.r^  ft  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  ��  ��  ft  ��  ft  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  *��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ftft  ��  ft  ftft  *  ��  ��  ��  The Biggegt at*4 best *  f o assortment of p^l Suit* ��  I ingrs ever brpught into *  I the BQUtt<fecy�� X   X  �����  lti������nfir$  ItteDdnnell $ go,  # s ��  THE TAILOR  Copper St.   *  1 '/H'r'1.. i"'*t**_*.'?iF*'  Mines - - -  and Real Estate  Greenwood and M-Jrers Creek,  ..MIDWAY..  , *  ���  *  Will be the terminus of the Columbia  & Western Railway  .. .IN THIRTY DAYS...  ��&" Now is the time to Invest  MIDWAY f B.C.  First-Class Accommodation, j Best Brands Liauors and Cigars"  THOS, McATJLAY, Proprietor.  We have Snaps in Business and Resi-  dental l_.ots.     Cash or Terms.  Call, Write or Wire..  W. B. Rickards & Co.  MIDWAY, b. c.  Mineral Act, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICB. '  -;  IDAHO Mineral Claim, situate in the Kettle  River Mining Division of Yale* district.  "Where located :   In Long-Lake camp.  TAKE NOTICE thai I, C. -"B.'SKaw actine  as. agent for J. I��ucy, Free Miner's certificate 8033b and the P. A I,argey estate  Free Miner's certificate 29629b, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificateof liup-ove-  ments 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 12th day of April, A. D. 1900.  41-50 -    C. JE. SHAW.  THISTLE  7; ?* the Best Swtch Wl-lsiky  .���AN-*t-7* " -      -'.'  SEAQRAWS  The Best Canadian.  YARD AT DEADWOOD, ~B. C.  We have on hand   No. 1   Brick,   well  burnt and solicit your patronage.  A. J, McGuire & Co,  Deadwood. B. C.  ���" SOI,***' AGENTS:  RlTHET &  CO.  VICTORIA     B.C  FINE WN^ OF.  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos and PoucKes.  Ltd.  JUST RECEIVED.  Coryell's   Map  of  "Wellington  $1.00.  Camp  i-pi  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement-  NOTICE.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in. the  Kettle River Mining Division of Yale Dis-'  trict. Where located : InCoppercamp.  AKE NOTICE that I, C. _U. Shaw as  a Brent, for James R. McMackson, Free  Miner's Certificate No..b13S6 and William H.'  MCMacksou, Free .Miners Certificate-No.i_sl3S93  intend; sixty days from date hereof, to, apply to'  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Im;  provements for the purpose of obtaining a;  Crown.Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that, action, under.  Section 37 must, be commenced' before the is-'  suance of such Certificate of Improvements.      i  Dated the 20th day of November,-1899.  192 C. _E.,SHAW.  SWAM HOUSE  Comfortable furnished rooms.  Private Board. Home Cooking. Board and room from  $7 a.week and upwards.  NOTICE.  CHATHAM WAGON .'$70.00  7 3 SLEIGHS (double tires) 30,00 each  HARNESS, per sett.... 16.00  APERAJQES (complete) 15.00  PACKSADDI,ES..... :'���:���.,   3.50  The -tboye although secondrhand are  in first-class conclition.   Apply;  MAIL CONTRACT.  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to tliePost-  "mai-ter General, will*'be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday. 31st Aug-ust next,  for Hie conveyance of Her Majesty's Mails, on  a proposed'contract for four years, six times  p_r week each way, between Deadwood arid  Greenwood, from the 1st October next.  Printed  notices  containing   further,  information as to. conditions of proposed contract  may be seen and blank forms of Tender may be  obtained at tlie.Post Offices of Anaconda, Dead-  wood and Greenwood,'and at this office,  Post Office Inspector's Office, I  Vancouver. B. C, 20th July, 19oq      .     '  ������������    "W.-H. DORMAN,  Post Office Inspector,  it  DRUGGIST,  MIDWAY, B. C.  Established 1862.  mo-mm -.'hi iii i"i " t "' ��� "' * '���' * '*' * " * T  T, GRAHAM,  NOTICE  ...r-'$  x.��'vMa  SAI.E OP-CROWN  I.AND  BY  TENDER.  ALBERT CANYON, B..C  SEALED TENDERS yrhh be  received  by  theundersiifned up !;ta .noon of Wednesday, 1st August,   1900, for the purchase of Lot  1,579, Group 1, Osorpos Division of Yale District, containing- 2 22-100 acres, more or less.  W. S. GORE.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria, B. C, 3rd July, 1900.  Furniture  Carpets  Linoleums j  Cork Caipct  Curtains  Wallpape  Complete House Furnishings.  ^dCF*  _.  larjje  stock  of. Fine  and  Medium  Priced Goodsiiu above lines.  Sena for Samples and Prices���free.  \n? !���-%$$& ���������- ��?  ���.r^Sss^-iSv**-  ���A -.���"-*=��� --^JtHJ  4'  7?3,  tf  MINERAL ACT, 1896. '-j  '. CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.      ;  NOTIOB.  "SUNFLOWER" Mineral Claim situate iii  the Kettle River Milling- 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. . B29582, intend,,  sixty days after date hereof to ap- '  sly to the         . ppiy  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  Seetiou 37 must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of July, A. D��� M00.  I.   H.   HALLETT-  Mineral Act. 1896.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  ROBERT EMMET.Mineral claim, situate in.  the'Kettle River.Mining Divisiou of Yale  District.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C 'JE. Shaw, acting as agent for C. J. McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate 0227n, G. R. Bladen, Free  Miner's Certificate 14357a and the P. A.Largey  estate, Free Miner's Certificate No,  29629b       intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Miniug  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim-  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  33-47 C JE. SHAW.  To John Einpey of the.City, of Rosslaud, in,'  British Columbia, and Ko_._--",rv t,. Brown/  of the City of Victoria in British Colnrntia.-.. .'  Sirs:���Wc hereby give you notice that on'  behalf of our clients, Messrs. George A. Ken- *  dell and George R. Naden, both of the City of  Greenwood in British Columbia, the vendors ot  the lands and premises, lately contracted to be  purchased by you, the. said John Empey., !>y.a��  agreement dated the 5th day of June, A. D.,  1899,. and which lands and premises are described in said agreement as being a certain  portion of the Barbara mineral claim, being  16f:eighthundrediand-seventeen=(Sl7} situate in  the City of Greenwood in British Columbia,  and more particularly described as situate on  the southeast side of Dundee street in said city  facing Copper street, and the northwest corner  of the lands agreed to be sold to be not more  than thirty.five (35; feef from the noi t.least  corner of lot one (1) in ;Block "E" in the subdivision of part of the Dundee mineral claim,  being lot six hundred and one (601) and which  said described lands were on the survey of the  Barbara mineral claim platted and arc known  as-lots seven and eight (7 and 8) in Block "A"  in the subdivision of said Barbara mineral  claim.  That the day hereby fixed for completion of  the purchase' is now long past aud that the  vendors are ready and willing to make and  execute, and to procure the concurrence of tne  necessary parties,' if any, to a conveyance to  you, the said Robert E. L. Brown, to whom the  said John Empey on the 28th day of November,  1899, assigned his interests in said lands, of the  fee simple iu possession of the premises comprised in the said agreement in accordance  with, the conditions and stipulations of tli  same; and that the vendors require yon within  twenty-one (21) days from this date to complete  the. purchase and pay the remainder of the  purchase moneys with intetest up to the day of  such completion as provided bv said agreement; and we further give you notice that the  vendors will hold you liabel for all loss or  damage which may be incurred by them by  reason of any delay or default on your part i'n  completing the said,purchase or otherwise in  relation to the said agreement.  And we further give 3'ou notice tliat after the  expiration of the twenlyro_ie da3-s. the vendors  will enter into possession of the said lands and  all buildings thereon and will declare the said  agreement of 5th of June, 1899, cancelled arid  void without further notice.  Greenwood, li. C. the 9th day of August. 1900.  Halxbtt & Sir aw,  Vendors' Solicitors. .  MINERAL   ACT.  NOTICE.  lammcxQimi  NOTICE is hereby given that at the first  meeting of the Licence'Commissioners for thc  Citv of Greenwood held-after thirty days.from  the" date hereof I shall apply for a transfer  from rae to I. P."Armstrong of the hotel license  held by me for the Hotel Armstrong, Government street, in the City of Greenwood.  J. W. POWELL.  Dated lSthday August, 1900.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  HAM  FAB  Mineral  Claim,    situate  Grand  Forks Mining   Division  :d :  East and South  in  the  of   Yale.  District.   Where located :     Summit camp,  -   -      -   of the R.  i-pt  about 1500 feet  Bell claim. , .  AKE NOTICE that we Mary Garland,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B8260, W.'S.  McCrea, Free Miner's Certificate No. B30912,  Geo.A.Guess, Free Miners Certificate No.i>29740  intend, sixty days from the date liereof, to apply  to the mining recorder, fpr 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 15th day of August, A. D. 1900. August 22, 1900.  $fiK gmbkWoob WEEK-tf vims  _=s=s  ^iiuiuaiaiiuauuuiiiiauuuaiiiuiiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiiumaiii^  AT "  iiier Bros*  Druggists aha 3-.wc.lers  GREENWOOD,   B.   C  ^!^^1!1!!^!!!t^HHn!!^!^!!1H?fWt!!^!!1!!!T?H!H!!!?!!!!!?!!??^  FIGHT FOR CITY BUSINESS.  Ganadian Bank of Commerce Wants the City's Account,  the Council is Divided���A Bad Mix-Up Over Rules of  Pr6cedure---RendeH Case to Be Appealed���Boun-  -    dary Avenue Completed���Minor Matters.  A bank anxious, to secure business  and a good account, a iiew manager  with plenty of Irish enthusiasm on the  ground, and an old manager hustling  home after basking in the suhshine'  and drinking in the exhilerating atmosphere of Tipperary, a finance committee with minds of their own, other  members of the council set in their  opinions, a city that is the mining,  commercial, financial aad smelting,  center of the Boundary district���all  these factors combined to disturb the  midsummer calm of municipal life and  loosen tb-..,���floodgates of aldermanic  oratory. The incidents leading up to  .the exciting night of the 20tli  of August when the municipal  solons got bewildered in devious intricacies of rules of order and parliamentary procedure are-not^many,_but  they go to show that the financial  standing of the city of Greenwood is so  high that one of the strongest banks  in Canada feels justified in making an  effort to secure its business. It appears that the offers made for the $20,-  000 worth of debentures, issued by the  city, were not satisfactory to the council and the finance committee were empowered to make arrangements with  the Bank of Montreal for a loan of  $10,000 on the security of the debentures. The bank's solicitor drew up  an agreement which he intended should  be conned by the city solicitor that'he  might suggest alterations or amendj  ments. The agreement, however, fell  into the hands of the finance committee and they knowing nothing or caring  less about the law's delays or lawyers'  dickerings, accepted the agreement as  . final, considered it too binding and  marched off to the Canadian Bank of  Commerce to see the manager. Mr.  Smythe is after- business and made a  strong bid for the city account. He at  once offered the committee to loan $13,-  000 on the security of the debentures  without any conditions. The committee reported this offer to a special meeting of the council and recommended its  adoption. There were only three members of the council and the mayor  present at the special meeting, and a  resolution was passed authorizing the  transfer of the city account from the  Bank of Montreal to the Canadian  Bank of Commerce.  The passage of this resolution was  considered by the mayor and other  members of the council as not being  just to the Bank of Montreal. They  pointed out that in the past when the  city was young and not as strong as at.  present, Mr. Finuca'ne, manager of the  Bank of Montreal, had- always been  ready to stand by the city and to back  it up financially on. every possible" occasion. It was in their opinion shabby-  treatment to transfer. the account to  another bank a few hours before he returned from a holiday tripNto Europe.  A report of the proceedings of the  special meeting will be fouad below:  SPBCIAI, MEETING.  A special meeting of the city council  was held in the city hall on Thursday  evening, 16th" inst. The notice convening the meeting, stated the business  to be "Finances." Mayor Hardy was  in the chair and there were aiso present  Aldermen Bannerman, Cropley and  Sullivan.  ��� .  _ The mayor said that the meeting  had been called to consider the question of obtaining-^money.���There-^was-  also some idea of transferring the  city's banking account from the Bank  of Montreal to the Canadian Bank of  Commerce. He asked the chairman of  the finance committee to explain the  position.  Alderman Bannerman said that the  finance committee had received a draft  of an agreement which the Bank of  Montreal required the council to execute before it. would make further advances. This contained a provision  calling for a demand note and another  clause which would empower the Bank  to sell the citj' debentures, to be lodged  as security, after 24 .hours notice, of  their intention to do so, failing discharge meanwhile of the city's liability  to the Bank. The finance committee  was not prepared to do,business on such  short notice.  Mr. H. C. Shaw, (Hallet & Shaw)  representing the Batik of Montreal,  here explained that the agreement referred to had been drawn up by himself, but it was not intended to be final.  It had been submitted to the city solicitor with the expectation that should  there be anything in it the council  objected to this would be considered  and such alteration be made as should  be agreed upon. The clauses to which  Alderman Bannerman had taken ex-  exception had been inserted for the  protection of the bank, and, too, in the  interests of the city. For instance, if  some big judgment were obtained  against the city, the bank's' hands  should not be tied so as to prevent it  protecting itself by sale of the debentures, should it see fit to sell them.  The bank only wanted to do what was  right and as a business corporation it  would not act unfairly  to the city in  this matter. The bank was quite prepared to meet tile finance committee's  requirements in any reasonable  manner.  At the request of Mr. J. W. H.  Smythe, local manager of the Canadian  Bank of Commerce, that- bank's letter  re the city's account was read. The  bank offered.to advance $13,000 upon  the passing of a resolution authorizing  the borrowing of that, amount, and a  further sum of $10,000 on the security  of the $20,000 of city debentures. Debentures to be sold by December 31st  next. * Interest to be paid on such' advances at the rate of seven per cent,  per annum.  Alderman Sullivan said this matter  had been hanging fire for some time-.  A resolution had been drafted by Mr.  Hallett and submitted to the council,  when an objection was raised to giving  a demand note and another proposition  was asked for. The agreement now on  the table had then been submitted, but  the finance committee considered it  unfavorable, so they interviewed, the  Bank of Commerce,**with the result that  that bank had offered to take the city's  account on the conditions just rea.d.  He did not think it fair to'use the offer*  of the Bank of Commerce" as'a leverage  to secure better terms. from the Bank  of Montreal. In his opinion the city's  account should be transferred to the  Bank of Commerce.  The mayor reminded aldermen that  last year when money was required for  public improvements that were for the  benefit of the city and particularly of  its business men, the Bank of Montreal  had. readily advanced it against the  unsold debentures. Personally he was  opposed to: taking the city's account  away from the Bank of v Montreal,  which had carried it through worse  times than the city is now experiencing. The gentleman at present in  charge of the local branch of the  Bank of Montreal in requiring the execution of an agreement was doing-  business in a different way to what Mr.'  Finucane had done and he felt sure  that if the latter official had been here  ho difficulty would have arisen. Still  he would oppose making the suggested  change of bank. He did riot wish to;  dictate to the alderman, but he asked  them tp give full"consideration to the  liberal manner in which the'Bank of  Montreal had in the past dealt with the  city. If they did this they should not.  he thought, itak'e away thie business  from   hat bank.  Mr. Shaw repeated th^t the: Bank of  Montreal was prepared to make terms  "to suit the council. 7 The agreement,  which should not have come before the  council before an Qppurtunity had been  given to meet the objections raised,:  was not final. In fact the banl? was  prepared to advance money without tj-ne  execution of the agreement. He asked  the acting local n. anager, who was  present,. to confirm this statement,  which that gentleman did.  Aldermen Bannerman and Sullivan  had both, thought the agreement final,  hence their application to the Bank of  Commerce. They now adhered.to the  opinion that theyiatter- bank, having  shown its readiness to meet the requirements of the finance committee without conditions considered by it.to be  ob j ection able, - islentitled.to^ha v_e__the_  city's account.  Mr. De Vebber had not had an opportunity of meeting the finance committee before that morning. His bank  would be prepared to honor the city's  cheques to the amount required, upon  the deposit of the debentures and without an agreement if the council did  not wish to execute one.  Alderman Cropley here moved and  Alderman Bannerman seconded "That  the city's account be transferred from  the Bank of Montreal to the Canadian  Bank of Commerce." The mayor, before putting the resolution, again  urged that the aldermen should take  into consideration that in the past the  Bank of Montreal had helped the city  out when it, needed financial assistance. The three aldermen having voted in favor of the resolution, the mayor  declared it carried. On motion of  Aldermen Cropley and Sullivan, the  mayor, finance committee and city  clerk were authorized to make the necessary arrangements for transferring  the account and the council then  adjourned.  RBGUI.AR MKETING.  When the regular meeting of the  council was called all the members  except Aid. Sutherland were present.  The mayor was armed with a copy of  the municipal act and the fun began,  The prologue was by George Birkett  Taylor, city clerk. He read the  minutes of the previous regular meeting and the special meeting of the  council. Then the mayor began before  his time. Instead of allowing the  minutes to pass because they were a  faithful record of what did take place  he thought that the proper moment had  arrived to exercise his vetoing power..  Before the adoption of the minutes he-  would veto, % under section 12 of the  Municipal Clauses Act, two resolutions  one authorizing the transfer of the  city's account from the Bank pf Montreal to the Canadian Bank of Commerce and the other appointing a committee to carry out the intent of this  resolution. The mayor stated that he  was strongly opposed to the;change.  If Mr. Finucane hadbeen in the city  there would have been no trouble and  it was not treating him nor the Bank  of Montreal fairly to change the account just on the eve of his return to  the city. The Bank of Montreal had  been a strong friend of the city in the  past and he-believed the account should  be left there.  Aid. Sharpe believed that there  should be strong and valid reasons for  the transfer of the city account. The  -finance committee had acted hastily  else they would have waited a day until the return of Mr. Finucane who had  always been a strong friend, not only  to the city, but to its business men.  Aid. Bannerman- said the committee  considered Mr. Smythe's offer a more  favorable one and- it was their duty to  do the best for the city.  Aid. Sharpe still thought that the  committee ought to have treated with  the Bank of Montreal. That bank had  voluntarily reduced the rate of interest  one per cent. It was very unfair to  Mr. Finucane to change just before his  arrival in the city.  Aid. Bannerman: "We had been  trying to arrange a loan with the  Bank of Montreal for five or six weeks.  We needed the money. It is bad policy  to have small accounts unpid."    -  Aid. Galloway said that the finance  committee had acted hastily. Instead  of dealing with the old bank or reporting to the council, they on their own  responsibility, had gone to a new bank.  Such an important step should not  have .been taken without the knowledge  of the; council. '  Aid. Sullivan .reviewed at length the  work of the committee. He said that  the Bank of- Montreal' had agreed to  advance $10,000 on the security of the  debentures, but when they went for  the money, the bank also wanted an  ���agreement which the committee considered too stringent and a demand  note j for the amount. The bank  solicitor, had said the agreement was  not final but was for the consideration  of the city solicitor.- The city solicitor  had nothing to do .with terms of the  agreement. It was for him lo advise  the city from a legal standpoint, but  he had nothing whatever to. do with  the terms of the.agreement. The Bank  of Commerce had offered terms satisfactory to the commi.tee and it would  be unfair to ijse these terms with a  view of securing fetter treatinent from  the Bank of Montreal.  Aid. Galloway figain maintained thjt  the council should have been consulted  OP. %  Tlklfci  (if;  FOR-  Wall Paper  Latest Designs.  Paints,  Oils and  ss  ������  Of All Description.  minmn��i��KH<(i��ni  Tenders Given on  all kinds of work and  work neatly executed.  i, i:^^^^^te_fctiI.ta.--  #���' - 'lash;-���''  e t i    1 _ni__ it.  The Pride of  * t  I. P.  ARMSTRONG,-  PROPRIETOR  ��-  Is The Best Hotel in The City.  Every Modern Convenience.  ���Srabam # Perry,  Proprietors.  , .-* -.  -j  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Streets, * / * * * Greenwood, B, C -.  C__5  o  CD  q. H- MUMM'S EXTRA DRY  Is the greatest leader of -of all  Champagnes. -The importations ffiF  this wine in 1899 were i09,303 cases,  being 72,475 more than any other  brand------a record never before approached,  *���- The iniportations'from January 1st to July 1st  ,th ._> yepx are 66,149 cases out of a total of 135,184,  ���thus showing that the f'G. H. MUMM'S '-EXTRA  PRY" imports are about hajf of the" total  Champagnes.  2 =g'  P. rjn  cf r&3  ff S_P  H CO  qs r"  Its- Quality Can Always be Relied Upon*  To be obtained at all first-class refreshment places throughout  British Columbia.  before the committee opened negotiations with another bank.  Aid. Cropley moved'that the minutes  should be adopted as read. This was  seconded by Aid. Bannerman. Aid.  Galloway then moved, seconded by  Aid. Sharpe, to strike put the clauses  dealing with the bank account.  With two resolutions before the council, Aid. Sullivan appealed from the  decision of the chair. The appeal was  sustained on a vote of Cropley, Sullivan and Bannerman, against Sharpe  and Galloway. ..-* *  Aid. Galloway's amendment was not  voted upon and the motion to adopt  was carried in the same vote.  The mayor's veto was forgotten and  was not con a jdered although under  section 12, the council are to consider  the same as soon thereafter as is convenient.  It is difficult to determine where the  council is now at. The mayor's veto  must be considered before the matter  is finally settled. ��� .    ' ..  The ordinary business of the council  included a report of City Engineer  Alston informing the council that the  grade on Boundary avenue had been  completed." The contractors had removed 10,91-1 culuc yards at 4,4 cents  and were entitled tp the amount. TJ_e  report was adopted.  F. W. Hart and others petitioned for  steps from Kimberley street and the  matter was referred to* the street com?  mittee. Mr. Hart also asked for the  street grade for a stone building he in  tends erecting on Copper street below  Deadwood. As there is yet no established grade for that section, Mr.  Hart was so informed.  The street committee were instructed  to make necessary arrangements in  connection with a culvert near Win-  nett's CarriageTWorks.  Aid. Sharpe tendered his resignation  as member of the finance committee.  He maintained that the committee's  instruction had not been followed in  reference to keeping within the revenue and he again referred to the  treatment accorded the Bank of Montreal.  The special committee reported thaj:  they were unable to secure a suitable  team for the'fire department,  Smith Curtis, _#. P��� will be asked  to use his influence in seGu'ringa sitting of the Supreme court in Greenwood this fall.  The city will also co-operate with  other municipalities interested in securing an amendment to the municipal  act so as to remove any doubt regarding the liability of the C. P. R. in the  matter qf municipal taxation.  ' The city'solicitor was asked to instruct E. V. Bodwell, Q. C, to secure a  new tfial in the case of Rep deli & Cq.  vs. t|ie c|ty.  The byrlaw regarding lau'n^ripg  segured two readings. It defines thp  distance laundries must be from Boundary cre^k. and limits the time in  which existing-laundries must be re*  moved from the bank of the creek.  __si__-_  }'-_���_.

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