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 ������>*-  ' u ���'-.  u  ~A-  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District  Vol,. VIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C.,. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1900.  No. 3.  our Interests  That   you   make   a  close examination of  '      ^/-    -m,  V **'  -AT-  the Special drives inJSC  Men's Suits  Shoes  Furnishings  endell  999999*9*99*9999999**99*******************'*********%%  tt THE  ��*  ����  .����  #<_  ����  �������  ��*  -**  .**  *��*  �����*  A. H. SPERRY  MPAtfl, LIMITED.  *.*   *  if  g GENERAL MERCHANDISE  **- >  99  ** '  '** .  , *ft  *��  #*-  ��* '  GOODS  DELIVERED.  TO ALL PARTS  \  OF   THE  ;/i^'  art .  Groceries  Hardware  Mining  AND DISTRICT.  99  99  99  99  99  99  99  99  99  99  a*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  **  ��*  **  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  tt*  ����  vv*.  99  tt*  ����  tt*  tt*  tt*  City Council Decide to Accept  Rendell & Co.'s Offer of  FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS  As Settlement for Damages in Connection With the Suit of Rendell vs.  the City���Are Unanimous in  the Settlement.  ***#*****#**************######*��********���*******#****  Going to Pick-up.-;.  '  .        And in view of an Increase in Business  we will receive  .VFRESH FISH TWICE PER WEEK..  TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS.  Fresh Poultry Every Thursday.     .Jtone Us Your Order.  After a strong- legal fight the city  council have decided to settle the case  of Rendell & Co. vs. City by accepting  the plaintiffs' offer of $5,000. The  suit has been before the court for  nearly a year. It arose in connection  with the grading of Copper aud Greenwood streets last year. When Rendell  & Co. were about to build their handsome three-story block on the corner  they secured the street grades from the  then city ��� engineer and erected the  building. Afterwards the streets were  graded aud the buildings was left  about eighteen inches above grade.  Unable to secure any satisfaction or  redress from the council, Rendell &  Co. took the matter to the courts. The  trial took place before Mr. Justice Martin and a jury awarded $6,500 damages. Afterwards Mr. Justice Martin  confirmed the award. The city instructed E. -V. Bodwell. Q.C., to appeal from this decision. In the meantime ��� negotiations were opened with  Mr. Ralph Smailes, manager of Rendell & Go., and he made a definite offer  to accept $5,000 each side.to pay its  costsy" At Monday night's meeting  this offer offer was accepted and the  money will be paid as soon as funds  are available. All legal proceedings  will be stopped. Messrs. .Hallet &  Shaw..yepresented_RendeH'&. Co. in the"  w:A~jm-jm*M'--ri   -      --  B"ii_tyor "Hardy presided at the -meeting of the council and' Aid. Galloway,  Sutherland, Sullivan and Bannerman  were present.  Pringle & "Whiteside wrote stating  that A. Fisher would accept $50Q  an4  .THIS CUT SHOWS OUR..  ..' V ;  Letter Press  It is tlic Best  Press in the Market,  and Costs You Less Money.'   ���- ���  LETTER COPYING BOORS,  BATHS, OILED SHEETS,  7,   BRUSHES:ITC, ETC.  Always in Stock.  expenses of arbitration, not exceeding  $100, for land expropriated for damages.    Referred to city solicitor.  Moved by Aid. Sullivan,' seconded by  Aid.. Sutherland, and carried, that in  view of the disputes arising over grades  given for building purposes in the city,  the corporation shall hold the city engineers both in the past and future  personally responsible for damages  arising from mistakes, if any, in  grades given by then.  City enginner Alston wrote that  Carelson & Co. had completed their  contract to his satisfaction and that  they were entitled to $112.  Miss Maggie Stooke accepted SI per  foot frontage land appropriated for  street.  An invitation from thc council of  New Westminister to the annual exhibition was received.  Hallett & Shaw on behalf of D. Mc-  Duff asked for a refund of taxes overpaid last year. The refund will be  made.  Dr. Schon wrote recommending the  best ingredients for chemically purifying laundry water and he was instructed to notify the steam laundry  to carry out his recommendation.  Aid. Bannerman gave notice that at  the next regular meeting he would introduce a by.law establishing street  grades.  Aid. Sullivan moved and Aid. Bannerman seconded that the collector be  instructed to collect road tax from all  persons not otherwise exempted paying les's than $15 in ' taxes or license or  both."  Aid. Sullivan moved and Aid.  Sutherland seconded, and carried, that  the C.P. R. and Wood & Galloway be  notified that they will be held responsible for any damage caused by water  running through the ditch opened out  between Louisa and Deadwood streets.  Moved by Aid. Galloway and  seconded by Aid. Bannerman that Mr.  Smailes' offer of a settlement for $5,-  000 in Rendell & Co. vs. Greenwood  City in full settlement of all damages,  legal expenses and claims be accepted  and   that   all   legal   proceedings   be  stopped and the accoratbe^najd when I- "*J-"-IJ'lc *-'"'y"7_  *    Z' 'V xJT^T    7Jx*'~*'* *-���" ���>��� "* --mkaer's, cabin c  funds  are available for that purpose, -     '  Aid. Galloway, Bannerman, Sullivan.  Sutherland voted for the motion."  MOTHER LODE BALL  UNTVCOURT  Long List of Cases Tried  Before Judge Spinks.  THREE   CRIMINAL   CASES  Defendaets  Are   Found  Guilty���Result  of the  County  Court  Trials    Held    In        ___  Greenwood.  The Most Successful Social Event of  -   the Year. ~-  The most hospitable hosts, a magnificent dancing hall, good music and  a jolly crowd combined to make the  Mother Kode dance the most pleasant  -and successful social event of the year.  The visitors were there nearly two  hundred strong. They came from  Midway, Phoenix, Greenwood and the  different mining camps. Tliey went  from'Greenwood by trainsyin rigs and  on horseback. The night was one of  Egyptian darkness, the road is not the  best and consequently some of those  who preferred a wagon road to a railway had some thrilling experiences.  One party got on the Copper camp road  and they were searching forthe Mother  Lode in the vicinitv of the King.,  Solomon mine. But everybody got  there and everybody had a good time.  The immense dining hall was gaily  decorated with flags and evergreens.  Jlr. and Mrs. Keffer, who assisted the  committee in welcoming the guests,  were ideal hosts. Prof. Kauffmann's  orchestra furnished the tftusic, and  under the capable direction of Mr. Mc-  Kinuoh, the floor manager, the floor  was kept busy until three in the morning. Tasty refreshments were served  by C. S. Bratton, the proprietor of the  mine boarding house. T^e committee  to whom credit is due for the success  of the evening were A. F. H. Meyer,  'the honorary secretary, John Angrig-  non, George D. Brice, T..A. Milde, C.  S. Bratton and Harry Clark.  The ball was given to celebrate the  opening of the new dining hall at the  in\ne, The building is the largest of  l^s kind in the country. It will con-,-  fortably se_it over 200 people..  There was a long list of cases in the  County Court held in the city hall  Monday and Tuesday of this week,  necessitating His Honor.Judge Spinks'  presence in the city for' a day longer  than was at 'first expected. Three  criminal cases tried under the Speedy  Trials Act took up considerable  time.  The criminal cases coming under the  Speedy Trials Act were Regina vs.  H/bucke's. This case arose out of the  seizure of 'the Granite and Banner  milf, for- infringment of the Customs  Act by Officer Sidley and by Sheriff  Pembertpn for debt. Certain parts of  the machinery were purchased by the  defendant, Louekes,; from Hayes.super-  intendent. of the Granite and Banner.  He was arrested on the charge of purchasing and receiving these goods. A  large number of persons were examined. Liouckes was found guilty by  the judge and sentenced to six months  imprisonment, Black for. the Grown;  Shawfdi Louckes.7  Doc Everett was arrested last winter  for breaking into -the .the St, Louis  hotel.'.-..He.-, "escaped-" from., the  Greenwood, jail. Was ai rested; and  another .-.charge lodged against .him.  He received 12 months for house-break-  ing'and an additional month for jail-  breaking.'  Leamy for the. Crown.  J3qyle ':_.tole two revolvers from. a  bn 1'ubroda creefe: ��� The*  owner followed him to Midway and  there found him trying to dispose of  the weapons. He was arrested by  Officer McMynn. Judge Spinks gave  him six months.  - In the civil cases, David Reid sued  W. S. Fletcher for $111; on account of  painting the Auditorium. .Reid had a  contract to paint the building and was  engaged in the work while "Mr.  Fletcher was absent in Victoria. He  tosk stock in"certain idle rumors that  Mr. Fletcher was not coming back;  quit work, rushed to a lawyer and  placed a* 4ein on the building and lot  pn-account of an . unfinished contract.  The evidence showed further that Reid  had been -paid more than was coming  to him by Mr. Fletcher. Judgment  was given in favor of Mr. Fletcher.  J. -P.  McLeod   for   Fletcher.    J7 R.  C. Liquor company secured judgment  against A. Branson. The A. H. Sperry  company secured judgment againt A.  Burk.  Chas. Bratton, latestewar.dat the  Clarendon, sued the Clarendon Hotel  company for wrongful dismissal,claiming a month's wages and $25 damages.  Judgment for the defendant company.  H. C. Shaw for plaintiff; Whiteside for  defendants. ' '7  Smith & McLeod secured judgment,  against C. F. Thurson. Alfred Manners failed in his suit-for wag-es'  against Jno. A. Coulson. M. Kane et  al. sued A. Fisher et. al. for timber on  the Blue Jay claim-   Nonsuited.  Several   cases    were   adjourned  settled out of court;  or  WEST FORK ROAD.  Another Meeting to Discuss Its Location and General Construction.  If   attention   is   any   indication   of  merit, then   the   West  Fork   country  must  indeed   be   rich in   prospective  wealth. In several weeks it has been  the   topic of discussion  on the street  and at public meetings.    Last Thursday the mayor called a public meeting ���  to  discuss  the building  of the West  Fork road.     There was a lai ge attendance.   Mr. Thurston  was present and  he made as strong a case as possible  from his point of view.   Robt.  Wood,'  Mayor Hardy, Jas. Kerr, J. A. Smythe,  Clive Pringle, Duncan Ross, R. __}. L.,  Brown, W. M. Law, F. Chadler, J. W.^,  Nelson, J. C. Dale, Geo.  Guess W. T. \  Smith and others addressed  the meet- i  ting.   A flood of resolutions was pre-j  sented but Mr. Brown moved that they jr  all- be.gabled.    This    was   carried.  Messrs. - Wood, Kerr and W. T. Smith',  were appointed a committee to" draft a*  resolution.-Finally   the meeting   decided to .urge upon the government thei  necessity for the' immediate construe- J  tion of the road and that Mr. Shaw.the I  engineer in, charge, be instructed to |  award the contract. \J  BEAVERTON  NOTES.  & McR&e.  Books, Stationery, Office Supplies  and Wall Paper.  Phone V, & N��� 34,  C^RD OF THANKS.  To the Miners Union and our many  friends at Camp McKinney, we desire  to express, our sincere thanks and  gratitude fo^ your extreme kindness in  ,our. late bereavement in the loss of our  son and brother.  Mrs. R. Graham and Family.  Brown for Reid. .  The Geo. Hermann Co.,of San Francisco, suedttieA- H. Sperry company,  limited, for the price of a shipment of  condensed milk sold by them to the  Sperry company, The_ order was  secured by Ralph Herron, the* secretary of the _Geo. Herma.pn company.  Mr. Sperry testified that the cream  was not as. good as the samples shown  hy JJerron, that it was unsaleable and  that any sold to customers was re-��  turned as unfit for use. He refused to  accept the order. Harron agreed to  take the cream back and pay Mr.  Sperry $220 paid out on freight and  ;du_y. Mr. Herron, on the other hand,  claimed that this offer was made subject to ratification by his company.  The defense ha.d several merchants  present to, testify that the cream was  not saleable, but the judge refused to  'admit the evidence and gave judgment  for thc plaintiff. H. C.. Sh.aw for the  plaintiff; A. M.,  Whiteside for Sperry.  C. -_E. Shaw sued Thomas Walsh for  surveying a mineral claim. The defense claimed that the survey was not  made within time to record in lieu of  assessment and the claim consequently  lapsed. Mr. Shaw held that he had no  instructions regardiugan assessment.  Judgment for the plaintiff. Brown for  Shaw; Graj- for Walsh.  James Harper & Co. secured judgment against Jno. Dorsey. The Yale-  Columbia company failed to secure  judgment against Sin��t Kee.   T,he B.  *��� R.A., Mat-ieison,of McKay & Mathei._'_  son,   general, merchants,   Beaverton, *'  was in the city this week.   He reports . I  that  Beaverton   is   growing,   several;  residences being under course of erec- ^  tion. '  Mr. Smith's two story hotel, 26x34, ���  is nearing completion. It will have good"  accommodation for travellers. There'  is a large barn and stable for horses in"  Connection.   -  Mr.  Cookson has about completed a \  comfortable   residence.   Mr. Tuzo   is;  building a   residence and also Mr." R.  H. Bergman.  ,'   The trails are in good condition and!  a   large   amount   of freight is beingr  hauled from West Bridge and Pentic-f  ton.���-The rate for the distance on pack.-|  horses is 2 cents a pound. ;  F. C. Boles and wife and  her sister,"  Miss  Hirch,   are away on a hunting  trip near Penticton. The deer shooting  is   good.   C.   C.   Edwards and Henry^  Kalous are after mountain goat. i  Piper and McKay have located some!  claims   seven miles up Beaver creek.7  The showing is excellent. i  LABOR CONVENTION.  A week from tomorrow, Wednesday,*  October 3, there will be held in Nelsons  a convention of labor representatives!  from all portions of the Yale-Kootenay-j  Cariboo district, says the Nelson Miner.!  The convention is called for the pur-;  pose of selecting a candidate for thei  Dominion house, union laboring men,  to a great extent, being displeased with:  the two candidates now in the field.  The selection of the Nelson delegates to this convention will be made;  at a meeting to be held in this city tomorrow evening. There has been an!  effort made here to prevent the Nelson|  unions from participating in the -pro-;  posed convention but without success.!  Now, it is understood, renewed efforts!  will be made to induce the Nelson[  delegates to the nominating conven-;  tion, whoever they may be, to fight in  the convention the proposal to nominate a straight labor candidate and to  bring about adjournment, if possible,;  before such nomination is madey  Either to do this, or endeavor to secure-  the eBdorsation of the candidature of'  Mr. W. A. Galliher. -.  For any old thing at any old price at  L O. C. 2nd Hand. Store. E  Wi-  September 26, 1906.  Tim GREENWOOD W&&KLY TIMES.  J LL persons, old and young-, Bhould have  their teetli examined once ever,- six  ����- ��� Months by a competent dentist. Decay  will he present, and tartar forming, which  nothing- but a thorough examination will ra-  veal. Professional service rendered in time  means hig-li-class'work, less pain acd great  economy. A tooth lilled when decay is slig-ht  will not be sensitive, the operation not long,  ami the filliutr lasting, becaase the operator  has more and better structureto work on. He  is enabled l�� make the walls of the cavity  thicker and stronger, and with slight danger  of exposing the nerve, the dread and fear of all  when havinir ������'-'etli filled. Have your teetli  attended to in time. Do not procrastinate.  Give the dentist good tooth-structure to work  upon, and he will render you excellent service.  Manv persons put off their visits to the dentist  when sensitive teeth have given frequent warning. Wiih mind excited, body in high nervous  tension, and with excruciating pain and suffering plainlv written on every feature, they come  for relief.' How can the dentist be expected to  perforin tlic best operation when the patient is  iu llie worst possible condition to receive it? If  your friend is sick do not wait until he is al-  inbst dead before you do something for him or  ��eud for the doctor. The doctor may save him  liv coming atthe last moment, and should the  patient recover he is liable to have bad health  the remainder or his life on account of not  having received proper attention at the right  time, ._il.e-.-ise. a tooth that is neglected may  be filled and saved at the last moment, but will  probablv have bad health the rest of its life.  One person in a hundred h*_ good teeth, ninety  nine persons in a hundred could have good  teeth with proper attention.  might not have accomplished much at  least demonstrated that the people of  Greenwood are all actuated by the  single purpose of having a rich mining district tributary to the city  opened up and while they may differ  as to the best means to be employed,  they can give expression to their  opinion in the best natured way. The  result of all the discussion aud all the  telegraphing and correspondence with  the government will be that a good  wagon road will be built this year and  everybody, including Mr. Thruston,  will be satisfied. It is quite possible  that the country will not be irretrievably ruined if Mr. Thruston does not  get his way in all things. He is indeed an exceptiona1 man who is always right and there is a strong  probability that road making is not  one of the things which Mr. Thurston  can do with his usual dash aud finish.  DR. R. MATHISON,  DENTIST  Nadcn-TTlood Block,     GREENWOOD  Sleekly Cimes*  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross Editor.  FIREJ LIMIT BY-LAW.  Vi.nNI_SI.AY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1900.  THE WEST FORK ROAD.  A fire limit by-law should be passed  in the city. Reasonable time should  be given before the by-law is enforced  but through the by-law prospective  builders should be notified that after  a certain date only fire-proof buildings  may be built within the business area.  The enforcement of a fire by-law will  not only afford protection to those already owning buildings but will be a  distinct advantage to any who will  build under the by-law. The saving  on the cost of insurance on a brick  building will pay for it in less than  twenty years. Insurance on frame  buildings is over seven per cent., while  that on brick is about three per cent.  Unless a by-law is passed there is a  possibility that insurance will be made  so high as to be practically prohibitive.  If wooden buildings were allowed on  the vacant lots in the business portion  insurance companies might refuse to  take risks in the city.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT & SHAW,  Barristers, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address :   "hallett."  Codes  Bedford M'Nelll's  Moreing- & Neat's  Lelber's.  I. H. HALLETT.  Greenwood,  B. O.  H. C. SHAW.  pRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Over Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  J. P. MOLEOD.  Barrister and Sclicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  Offices: Wallace-Miller block, Greenwood, B.C.  E. P, DAVIS, Q.  C. C. W. WARD.  DAVIS & WARD  BARRISTERS,   SOLICITORS   AND  NOTARYS PUBLIC.  Office over Bank of Commerce.  PORBES M. KERBY.C.E.  Provincial Land Surveyor.  Offices:   Greenwood, B. C.  also J, A. Unsworth's Store, Midway, B. C.  THE  BANK   OF  Established in 1336.  Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Pald-UD Capital $4,866,666  Reserve Fund- ,...$1,581,666  London Office:  3 Clement's Lar.e, Lombard Street, E. C  Court of Directors-:*  J. H. Brodie, John James Carter, Gaspard  Farrer, Richard H. Glyn, Henry I. R. Farrer,  Ed. Arthur Hoare, H. J. B. Kendall, J. J. Kings-  ford, Fred Lubbock, George D. Whatman.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st., Montreal  H. Stikeman, general manager.  J. Elmsley, Inspector.  p. W. GROVES.  D Civil and Mining Engineer  Provincial Land Surveyor,  greenwood, b.c.  Mineral Claims Reported upon. .  Underground Surveys.  QHARLES AE. SHAW.  Civil Engineer,  Dominion *������ andJ Provincial  Land Survbyor.  GREENWOOD, ';      :      .       .-   B.   O.  Branches in Canada:  London,   Brantford,    Hamilton,   Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, KlngstoriTQnebec.DSt. John,.  N. B., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Ashcroft.     Dawson    <Sty,   Kloudike, N.   W.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C  -ioents 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    San&ome   street)   H.  J.   Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank of England and Messip. Glyn & Co.  Foreign Agents:  ' Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. A stralia���  Union Bank of Australia. New Zeala nd���Union  Band of Australia, Bank of New Zealand.  India, China and Japan���Chartared Mercantile  Bank of India, London and China. Agra Bank.  West Indies���Colonial Bank. Parls-Marcuard.  Krauss & Co.   Lyons���Credit Lyonnais.  ffiffigggg^^  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  CF*  C��*  S_  CF*  CF*  CF*  <��?  ^_  (F*  Cr*  Cr*  CF*  Cr*  9 9  99  Capital, all paid up. $12,000,000.  Rest....... $7,(^00,000.  President:   Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,  ^ Vice-President:   Hon. George.A. Drummond.  General Manager:   E. S  Clouston.  Branches in London, Eng. :|c1SJ'V.ir,cS.tS_,'f-New; York, Chicago.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers ; Grant Comm jerclal am _  Travellers'Credits, available in any partjof the world. -���������-.- 'l**^  Greenwood Branch,    F. J. FINUCANE, Ma nager. p  ������  AND TRUST CO., LIMITED LIABILITY,  J. ANDERSON, Manager,  Greenwood' B. C  ��� ���  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 & LOAN CO..   : I    . OF TORONTO.  GEO. R NADEN,  Manager.  Everyone acquainted with the West  Fork country, is fully convinced that  it is rich in mineral resources and that  one of the first things necessary in its  development is a wag-on road. It is  more than a one man country or a one  mine country, and consequently it  would be a great mistake to allow  money appropriated to be expended on  other than a good wagon road. *  Every one appreciates Mr.Thruston's  enterprise and no one can quarrel with  him because, as he acknowledges, his  was actuated by purely selfish motives  -iri anything he did iu coauectlou with  the construction of the wagon road.  But others not having the large interests he has are wise in supporting  the construction of a permanent wagon  road for the district.  Mr. Thruston's plan was objectionable from many points of view. In  the first place the wagon road, such as  he proposed building, would be useless  excepting for a few months in the year.  Those best acquainted with the district maintain that the stream would  be impassable excepting for a few  months and consequently the large  number of prospectors and those de-  I*"velo:ping"properties^on-"a="small=-scale  would be handicapped in bringing in*"  supplies for many months in the year.  Individually their interests are not so  large nor so important as those of Mr.  Thruston, but in the aggregate their  interests and their trade are of greater  importance to Greenwood than those of  any one man.  There are many prospectors in that  country, also pre-emptors. who are rich  in prospective wealth but poor in ready  cash.   After   all  they are  the  backbone of any country.   They are not  afraid of hard work and they should  have the preference in public undertakings.    Mr.   Thruston  was   selfish.  His interests demanded a road built in  a   hurry   by   the cheapest l^bor that  could be secured.   His intention was  to  sub-let contracts to outsiders who,  when  the road was completed, would  move elsewhere taking with them the  money earned.    The prospector would  expend every dollar in the country and  even   if   the road did cost  more, the  benefit to the country would be greater.  The Greenwood Board of Trade were  fully   justified in   taking   the   action  they  did  in connection with this matter.   The very fact that the attention  of the government was directed to the  importance of the West Fork country  and to  the necessity of a good wagon  road was in a great measure due to the  representations  of the board and the  individual members thereof and when  there   was   any    possibility    of   their  efforts   to secure a good wagon road  being   frustrated   by Mr.  Thruston's  enthusiasm, the members of the board  were fully justified  in exerting their  infiuence towards having the government carry out its expressed intention  of building a good wagon road up the  West Fork this year no matter  what  the cost may be.  The meeting- Friday night while it  EDITORIAL, NOTES.  The Greenwood Miner is the authority for the statement that Mr. Thruston would have carried his point in  favor of the low water road if he. had  not worn high-water panties, which  shows the extreme danger of being  clothed in improper regalia when dealing with matters of great public moment.  FOUR YEARS OF LIBERAL RULE.  BAUER & ASHCROFT.  Provincial Land Surveyors  Mining anl Civil Engineering.  Mineral Claims Surveyed and Crown Granted  Land and Engineering- Surveys  W. A. BAUER, C.E., P.L.S. A. E. ASHCROrT CE iP.LS  VANCOUVER .������'������   BREENXVOOO  Wood   Block,  next door   to   Custom   office,  __ GREENWOOD, B. C.  Market  "Hon. Senator Mills at Bothwell:   Iti  1896 the Liberal party triumphed in  spite of these unfair methods of warfare.   We  have  endeavored   to undo  the wrongs that have been done, as we  promised  we   would.   But the senate  came to the rescue of our political opponents, and we have in some measure  failed in consequence.   Now we have  been  in power for four years.   What  have  we  accomplished?    Under  our  regime, and, let me add, in consequence  of  our policy," the   commerce of the  country, has   grown   in that time by  many millions of dollars greater than  in the eighteen years^that preceded it.  We^have-" endeavored-to ^promote the  settlement of the Territories, and in  this -we have had very great success.  We have endeavored to secure the good  will and co-operation of of ihe British  people and government in furthering  the interests of the people of Canada,  and in this way we have had a success  that has never been approached at any  time by our political opponents.   The  country has enjoyed unexampled prosperity.   Many of its waste places have  been occupied. "Its great natural resources have been developed, and so  the prosperity under the government  of Sir  Wilfrid Laurier has been immeasurably   greater  than under any  Conservative    government   that  pre-  cededed it; yet I look forward during  next   parliament,   which   will   be returned, I doubt not, to support us, for  even    greater   prosperity   than   that  which has recently been secured.   The  successes of the past four years are an  earnest  of   this.   The  progress   and  prosperity of the country_jduring our  regime have been unexampled in its  history.   The  industry of its population is augmenting their income to the  extent of many millions each year over  that which preceded, and if the settlement of the country, the increased area  brought   under   cultivation,    the   increased  amount of capital invested in  mining industries and the growth of  commerce  continue,   there can be no  abatement in that material progress so  well   begun.   No government in any  country has either earned or deserved  the good will and active support of the  people  more    undoubtedly   than   the  ministry of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and in  my opinion  theref is. no reason to believe that that support will be withheld.  JOHN O. ROBERTSON.  Architect.  Plans and Specifications furnished  ~" Officee: Copper street, Greenwood.  ���       "        '' '   ' i i"  im. '   i  ItieEntire     .  mcDonhell $ Co,  # #"���#,  Mines-"  IffiiRej^p Estate  Fresh Beet Pork*  Mutton, Fish/ E$c,,  Always on Hand.  CABLE ADDRESS ;  MAORI.  I  _ CODE:  MOREING & NEAL.  t  THOS. MILLER, Mgr.  TO LET,:   Building suitable for Stores or offices.    Lotfoia Copper Street.,  business' centre.  FOR SALE:   Well Furnished five roomed house, easy terms of payment.    "  GREENWOOD.  B.      Om  jut t ���  PROPRIETOR.  -PADDED   -_   CTDCET  Greenwood and Myers Creek,  ��� i ���  0!  dllu llllll)  COMPANY.  LIMITED.      R. GREIGER, MGR.  xxx Agents For Pabst Km.x x x  Complete Line Bar Supplies. _ ...GREENWOOC*  ZH Best Stock. Cbe Deafest Rig&  CbeQiteeiw  Cigar ��o  ���������������  Clarendon Hotel Block,  Greenwood, B. C.  For Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Wholesale and RetaiL  For Rent���Sewing machines at O.  I. G. 2nd Hand Store. tf  I. ROBT. JACOBS, Manager  ei  ON REAL ESTATE  f. ID. mcCeod  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Room A. Wallace-Miller Block.  Harvey & Robins, Proprietors.  Copper Street Greenwood.  THE BEST BEER IN, TOWN IS MADE BY  LKHORN BREWERY  PORTMAN BROS. & CO./  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  i t  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Containspnly Pure Malt Hops, Try  Iti It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  IfPlII  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER. B. C .733 Pender St.  Also NELSON, B. C.  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a larg-e stock of Balances, Furnaces,  Fire Clay foods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids, Chemicals  and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. Sole agents for Morgan Crucible Company,  Battersea and Standard Firebrick Co., Crucibles and Muffles. Becker'.. Sons' Balances, Etc��  Catalogue and lull particalarr sent on amplication.  Braun's Gasoline Furnaces and Cupel Machines.  h  \  t  I ������������-.,  .'���  - ' -ir  '>* ���  >-ir*ri_��  'fcftft :GRE$JStmQQP ^EEKLY:TIMES.y  -��**�����__*"-  September 26, 1900,  ROAD TO REPUBLIC.  RBPUB*ic,-Was-i:.j-Sept;*r23. ��� Today articles of incorporation���"��� were,  prepared and signed for the Republic  & Grarid Forks Railroad company and  a copy filed in the auditor's office and  the original sent to the secretary of  state .at Olympia. The object of the  company, as stated in the articles of  incorporation, is toconstract, maintain  and operate a railroad of standard  gaugeifrom a point on the international-boundary, near the intersection  of Kettle river, with the boundary line  between the United States.and.'Do-  m in ion of Canada, near the: town'of  Nelson-, in Ferry county, Was-iiagiori.  bv the'imost feasible route to the city  of Republic in said county and state,  together with such sidings, spurs and  branches.  The.objects ate also to construct su> h  extensions  as   may "be   necessary to  carry passengers and freight and do a  general railroad business and to b'e a  post road of tlie United States and to  u       . '* *  charge* and -collect freight charges and  fares  therefore.'   To   constrjct   and  maintain and'operate a telegraph and  X telephone line along and in connection  * Svith said railroad and to collect tolls  fbr  the 'use^ thereof;" to  acquire  ���bitate'and to own and lease  ia-1 to own townsites and town plats;  i , . x       f-  -  o Pi-lfy mortgage or' otherwise encum-  _er or dispose of the' same.  The capital stock of the company is  ���laced it $ltO0O-l)6b divided into  10,000  hares of the par value of $1,000 each.  'he pr.facipal office and plage of busi-  c *s is to be Republic, Ferry cdurity,  vy_,hir gtidin.    The  time  of   the   ex-  _of the'corporation shall be SO  om the date of the filing of the  ration   with   the  secretary   of  The number of trustees is fixed  rea'l  real estate  Tory critics, regardless-of the slur  cast upon their country, have declared  that it is impossible to producera' first  class" Canadiai' tobacco 7*which could'  compete with tlie fbfeigri.leaf, but the  testimony of the leading tobacco ex-'  perts of the continent is altogether to  the contrary, and a first class smoking  and chewing tobacco, as well as.an excellent filling for cigars, is'now being  produced in western Ontifrjdf.and the  quality is annually7improving'-���as the  growers gain expedience in the art pf  curing the leaf;  HOW   THB  WBitHAtS >ROXKCT   tABdR.  '^Practical protection hasvbeen given  to labor by the Laurier- government' by*  -,������ ������ -      ���        '���'   ���       1   -' - x ��� v  the insertion of the folldwihg^clauses*  in .every contract for public works or  for works in any way aidecl by public  money:  1. That except where the same^is  customary to the trad��, the contractor  shall not assign or sublet the' contract  or any part thereof.  2. That the workmen to be_ employed  shall be resident., of Canada.  3. That the wages current in th'e district where the wor'kis to be carried on  shall be paid. Such current wagesafe  specified' in   each contract and made  a part of the contract.  ; , i <_  4. That "no portion of tlie worlc shall  be" done by , piece work.. (Piece work  was found to be a f r*ui_f ul'source of  abuse and'sweating.)'  5. That thfe number of working hours  in the day or week shall be determined  by the custom of the trade in the district where the work is performed-and  workmen -shall not be required to work  longer hoiirs. ;.7 ���������-���.���'-.���"'' '���*.���*������.'-'���-y'  :6. That the contractor shall1 not be  paid until- he has fully satisfied the  government that he has pafd^tiieTfair  wages included in the contract and  complied with all other conditions.  editor's Awful plight.  F. M. Higgins, editor Seneca (111.,)  News, was afflicted foV years"with piles  that nodoctor or remecly helped until  he tried Buckien's 'Arnica Salve, the  best in the wori<1.7.He' writes, two  boxes wholly cured him. Infallible for  piles. .Cure guaranteed. Only 25c.  Sold by Miller Bros.i druggist's.  state.  Tne names and addresses of those  w.'o   sHall manage tke affairs of the  - jtnpaay for the first six  months are:  Tames   Robert* Stratton,   of Toronto,  .anada;  Thomas,Patrick   Coffee,  of  \ --or r0, Canada; Tracey'WilHam Hol-  nd, :of  Grand   Forks,   B,'-C, "Wylc  ->op(*r JMortis, of  Republic;- Wash.;  ���nry V. Gardiner, of Seattle, Wash.;  omas   $f.  Hammond, of Republic,  ih , ,and Eber C. Smith oifRepub-  ish. *   7 .   ' .  The general,route of the foadiWilf be  roia a point on Kettle river, opposite  lie'.ty of Grand Forks, and continue  ���o-j.1' Kettle river until near Curlew,  /here fit will cross the river, pass up  urle.. creek to*Curlew lake'and along  '-.e \vest  bank   of   the  lake; thence  'iroufh" the   valley to"the San'Poil  reck, -.hence down that creek to a point  -*ar  Republic, thence to the city of  epublic.   The surveyingv-"party that  arted from the international'' botanic ary reached-Republic this evening,  "he  route   is  remarkably  free from  aeering obstacles and the grade a  [remarkably light'dneV-  Thia  is  the same  company which  ecured affranchise from thi provincial  parliament at Victoria.  HAS GROWN 500 PER'CtfflTF  CHATHAM WAGON.   ... $70^)  3 SLEIGHS (double tires) 20.00 each  HARNESS", per sett .7-.... 16.00  APERAJOES (complete)   . 15.00  PACICSADDLES     3.S0    .  < Theabovealthough second-hand are  n first-class condition.    Apply  T.-GRMATW.  ALBERT CAMYON.' B.  C.  w*  Araoqg the various   Canadiaqivin-  lustries which have, materially bene-'  Itted by the improved condition of the  [>ast four years under Liberal administration,   none have  developed  to a  greater extent than the cultivation of  ftobacco.    In   the   fiscal year  ending  Tune, *18%7 there were ten factories  [using "Canadiah* tobacco and 27 using"  Iforeign tobacco:   Today-there (are,2S  Canadians and-171 foreign.' Thel"cigaf  factories using   Canadian   tobacco in  1896 we two only; today, they are 12; or  Jn other words,' 25 "new 'factories en-  Imaged In this one industry alone, have  een* -called   'into ' existence' by  the  X '     '  -. ' 1        ,     ,      ��� 1     ."-1*       i '  ,  change of policy.   The amount'of Can-;  idian �� tobacco'1 produced' ih "1896 was  l.nly 474,205 pounds, in the year end?  |ng 1898 it was 1,989,429 pounds, and  |-..nt year it had increased tp 3,575,955  jnds; that ;�� tq say, the production  _f  jpaftadi'an-grown   tobacco   has in.  ;reas��?d in three years under the Liberal  _licy}500 per cent* or in  other words,  }ve  aiid  two-fifths   pounds are now  frown'fqr eyery pound previously pro*  laced..,'���' In ; 1894-S. the percentage.of  fCanadfen leaf was only 5.8 percent of  Jthe total amovfjit? used; this year it is  f'45,2percent.'7   7  Jt was stated' in the house"anilha_  tbcen Repeated'^ivl the" Tory^pmslthat]  1 the govflrnment> had pttt $i,o6p,op6 %iv  Jtra duty on tHfc7 P��or.man'��j jobacco.;  I whereas the fact; is that'tKe.p?i4e :of  'domestic tpbaccohaa;beea. yedii^efl'''���$".  per ceht---thaf iCtb p'ay"a man"ca'n~SQw"  ��� buy a pound and a half of tobacco fo?  the price he-paid-far a poqqdiincler  Tory m'aaageinent.' The' jnfcreasBd ttajr.  [is derived. ��� from foreign^. ImporteoV  1 goods,'-and thevexcise duty hasTjieen'  I cut down on domestic tobacoo to about  the same amounfi or in other-words;  [the SljOOO.OOO has been taken off the  [ goods that the poor man, buys, and put  10.4 the luxuries of the wealthy,  Mflra -fRfV ^(^ ^|P ^B^ ^K:  The Leading  Paper of  m %Jb-_% Cbontry*  w.  The Times we Have  The  i^; ���!.-��� ���>���'. O.  .SPn?TOnpmmfnmmmmmn?mmmffl^^^  Head Office.and "Works at  _.,B-&i,-_.Vj_ij,b, Ont.    1  Branch Office and "Works at  .. ,   _Tra.ii.. B.C.  ERY  THE  (WaC (^ACmiSiE fe Limited,  Manufacturers of  Aii* Compressofs,, Roc Drills, Hoisting ani Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, .etc.  Apfts for Knowles Steam Puilfp Wbflts.  Our Shops at Trail aremost complete,  consequently we are  in aposition   to handle all  kinds of Repairs.   If you are troubled with yotir Drills freeziiig.or wish to  save money buying repairs, then  USE   OURS.      ,    J. P. BYERS, Mgr .Trail.B.C  imiimmmiiim'mm  4��  9*******9****9  9 '   ���'" ���":������'-' '"-:'*  *���: ~~ ���9  9 v .--:���   .. ��� "9  ;"���'�����'  * INStoCK *  - 9 9  9' 9  9       AT       *  9 ���__.������.: _ ��,..-. .:.*  ���*���   :.-:>  ^ Coticfentrators.  Buckets,   Cars   ,Rope,   Sinking:' and   Station   Puinps,  Chain Blocks, Boilers, ReceWers, Etc.  I  im;- r.  |RossLANa| THE GANtDDi-N7MND DRILL COMPANY.  ��  9  m*  ****9999V***9*  _?"���:;&!  COMPRESSORS AND RAND ROCK DRILLS, in which the hig-hest''degree of cer-  .'..-.��� lection has been attained.   In stock at Rossland Warehouse.  R. Pj WIILX^$:Agent:M MENDEifJHALL; Jgei at Rossland, B.C.  **���$-��� ��f<$% fy ���# *f -f ��f *f -* +&$$���+4* ��f -f* ���*������ ��f--f-��f ��f -f* ��f ��^4"*&$^^4 .f*%. *+*%*$.  ir J 5 .,.-*Jf ? " V ���*'* 1 "*��� **- * * t   * ^l?  ^:J\i:^JU/i./>j     ;ts ���;; K-^c^w UiU '  (���^���>.t%>' *.'j ���  ������  'cm,  '49  ROCK DRILliS^ STRAIGHT 1INE  3  DUPLEX and; CORLISS AIR COM-   ^  pressors: :;.. . ^  (  r_.*->"."-��>J(.-;.S-  =i^ BOILERS, HOISTS; PUMPS, Etc. ���^^?&%_1&?a^    ' ^  ^C''t,'.y\  7- ���;7.''7':-- ''.-"'. ;      ������     :  i:  ���/ t yt   .     : ' '���*      .   I.   y^T-Pp^ CARRIED IN RQSSLAND. ^5  . !  *,; i   cjy*} i :  hij.VuA   ;S*"/.*���'Jc &!*i:hij.: L>-J-r    i-'--i  w  :3"  In -The^ Country/ X X  m����  ���to*.  9  usirmsEk  -FOR���  :!    SiOtx.-i:)     '���'���'} < t  '- ;.,-���  -IN THE���  * .. . -    ������     ������' ���     i. ti ��� '  _____ I *. i_\--!- ..    -J1--Ji      {_>J..  Colville Indian Reservation  Which has been Thrown Open for Settlement by the President,  Write For Particulars to_  *U-"***V  Geo* B; m&fcemv Rock %re^ 'W 0  i     ;��� i  ^?!!mmmm?m!!mmwmm!w?fm!iw  i i  r For Mirie Work.  <;(-.i; J  at  J*  ��S  WE ARE PREPARED  To fnrnish 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, compact-  "" ness and general serviceable qualities.   We would be  r-pleased to furnish catalogue and estimate...  ���" Northey M'gCo. Toronto, Ont,  CUNLIFP & ABI.ENT, Agents at Rossland.  MACKAY & -WAI.KEN, Agente at Vancon-ver.  :*JVM.;SMIT.HVP. O. Box 146,|Ag-ent_at Greenwood, B. C. September 26 1900.  THB ' RBENWOOD WE#KtY^TiM#&  NEW SCHOOL BOOKS WANTED'.  The author of the "Public School  History of Canada." states in his closing pages; that over against the progress and development that the-Dominion has made since the Confederation, "must be placed the tendency of  so many of our young men to leave  Canada for a home in the United States,  the increasing difficulty our farmers  experience to make farming pay, and  the want of a large foreign market for  our manufactures." While this was  very true three or four j-cars ago under  the old Tory regime it is very far from  the truth today. Our 3'oung men are  no longer leaving Canada to find homes  in the United States, for the outlook  hero is as bright here as can be found  anywhere. Farmers are no longer experiencing a difficulty to make farming pay; the improved method taught  under government supervision and the  improved facilities for marketing products���better transportation and lower  rates���together with vastly increased  morkets, domestic and foreign, have  made the outlook for, the farmer very  different from what it was a'half a decade ago; and all of this is directly attributable to the improved business  methods of the present administration.  Lastly our manufactures are rapidly  obtaining recognition in the markets  of the world, thanks to the improved  facilities offered bv thc present government, while thc general confidence and  commercial stability which has been  engendered by the common-sense and  consistent course pursued by the government, has placed Canadian manufacturers in a position to make the  mosl of their opportunities. It is evident that oui- school books will soon  need revising.  GOOD ENOUGH TO HAVE SlORE OF.  The average rate of increose in Canada's total trade from 1878 to 1806 was  S3,700,000 per annum,the increase from  1896 to 1900, four years of Liberal administration, was at the rate of $35,-  500,000, or almost ten times greater.  Moreover the rate is steadily increasing year by year, and there is every  possible indication that a continuance  of, the present policy will mean a continuance of this splendid growth:. The  ��� Tories, however, threatenVto .ciiange-  all this, if they arc g-iven the chance,  and by returning to the old. tariff conditions of 1896; return to the old trade  "conditions" of stagnation and uncertainty.. The country is scarcely likely  to give them the opportunity.  I/IVING IN. GLASS HOUSES.  Hugh John Macdonald ��� apparently  imagines either that the people in the  east take no interest in western-poli  tics or that they have marvellously,  short memorias. He has been holding  up his hands in a paroxysm, of holy  horror over alleged irregularities in  West Huron and, Brockville, irregularities which the Tories have failed  to prove though. last year they spent  $10,000 of the public money in a vain  effort to ferret out evidence. Hugh  John appears to ha.ve forgotten his  "own'electionin-Wiunipeg-in 1896 where  although 6,000 ballot would have been  sufficient, according' to the regular  p ractice 10,000 were printed; at 2 o'clock  in the afternoon, however, all the bal-  lo ts had been used, and the polls had  to be temporarily closed until more  c ould be printed. The total vote polled  f or both candidates ��was 5,796. Up-  w ards of 4,000 ballots which were not  found in the ballot box when the votes  were counted were used in the contest.  These are facts proved under oath, and  not costing $10,000 to discover, either.  DIFFERS FROM-SIR ORACI/E.  The stern log ic of events is about th  only thing that' will, cor-Vihce Sire  Charles Tupper of error. In spite of  all indications to the contrary it seems  impossible at present to convince him  'hat there is anything practicable in  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's idea of colonial  representation in the imperial councils, but here is an expression of  opinion from, one of the "first half  dozen statesmen of thc empire "���and  even Sir Charles Tupper will not claim  higher credentials than that���"I wish  the colonies would clamor more for representation in the councils of the empire; if they did now I believe they  would get it, and it is in'the highest  interests of the mother country that  they should get it. The particular way  in which they get it is, in my judgment, a minor point." Of course it is  unfortunate that Sir Charles does not  agree with this view, but there have  been other occasions where Sir Charles  has withdrew his benigan approbation  and with about as much effect as was  produced by the famous curse of the  Archbishop of Rhemes ��� "nobody  seemed one penny the worse."  For Sale -^Cheap sewing machines  at O. I. C. 2nd.Hand Store,  TO BUILD BRIDGES  Gold Commissioner Kirkup has appointed C. A. Stoess, of Columbia, to  look after the building of the bridges,  and says that the government is to appoint a nian as road commissioner for  the whole of the Kettle river district,  but he does not knew as yet who this  man will be. Whoever he is he will  have charge of the construction of all  roads arid trails of this section, including the road to Franklin camp.  Mr. Stoess will have absolute chatfje  of the erection of both the bridges  across the river at Coldmbia, and the  bridge over the North Fork at some  point near Eagle City. The matter of  selection of site and everything pertaining to the bridges in any way will  be left to him, his only instructions  being to see the work done in the best  possible manner for the money appropriated.-^-��. F. Gazette.  SNOW PLOUGH FOR THE BOUNDARY  A combined locomotive and rotary  snowplow to be kept in continual scr  vice over the Canadian Pacific branches  in the Boundary country during the  winter season was shipped from Toronto for Nelson on September 6th,  and it is expected that .it will arrive  here next week. In this section of the  country the ordinary wing plow-has  been used in the last and many difficulties were encountered especially in  connection with heavy snow slides.  The new plow is the only one of its  kind that will be in use in the west.���  Nelson Miner. . ' .  E. JACOBS  I,  GREENWOOD.  DAWSON   &  CRADDOCK,  Cigars an4 Tobaccos,  Smokers7 Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, :Two Doors B_t_,ow  Rendem* Corner.  -via-  -^ **? -  FINE LINK OF.  Pipes, ���igars,  Tobaccos and Poucte.  JUST RECEIVED.  Cory-^l's   Map  of  Wellington  Camp  $1.00.  "DRUGGIST,  MIDWAY, B. C.  CANADIAN  AND  S00 LINE  RENOWNED.  "Imperial Limited"  With direct connecting' service to  and from  Boundary Creek  and Kettle River District.  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Arrowhead and Kootenay Landing.  Tourist cars pass "Medicine Hat daily for St.  Paul, Saturdays for Montreal and Uoston.  goudaysaml Thursdays for Toronto. Same  cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.  Ex. Sun. Daily Train Ex. Sun.  11:45 lv Greenwood ar 22:30  For rates, tickets, and full information apply to agenc Greenwood, B. C, or  W. T. Anderson,       E. f. Coylc,  T.P.A.,;Neson, B.C.   A.G.P.A. Vancouvcr.B.C  re  a ��� ^toaffl i    I Ihbb ban  r��V/'3k7*^-<_��W_tvA<_>V45i  ttTJixfi rTfin-rnWrim. t_lTi_t  >2**i* s 35>a*.������ 'ai ����������_>�� i w��t*��  The Commercial Centre of  strict;  >/v>.Pl��M.THE'.aTY ROADS LEAD TO�� s ^  GREENWOOD,     .DEADWOOD,     COPPER;  SUMMIT,       10E LAKE,  WHITE'S      ATWOOD,      WELLINGTON,  SMITHS I AND OTHER   BOUBARY  .       CREEK CAMPS.  :^C!i,*_r#l:'��>V,.����'**,?lV'��>  For Prices Lots And Other Information  Address:  TT  ���Sr.enwcoc., B. 0. if  "V  tm Gi&EENWOOB weekly times.  _-_���  iii-i'Vi'  S��__��  ���-**&'  September 26, i909.  Lequime & Powers Will Wove;  Their Sash and Door  FACTORY FROM   MIDWAY  To Greenwood���Decided to Be More  Centrally Located to Secure Trade.  WIU Discontinue In Midway.  Greenwood is to have another sash'  and door factory. . Messrs. Lequime  & Powers have decided to remove their  factory from Midway to Greenwood;  so as to be nearer" the larger local  market for their manufactures and  more centrally located to secure the  trade of ot-ier Boundary towns. When  adding the sash and door factory to  their. large saw injjlat .Midway last  year they were urged, to: establish it at  Greenwood - instead but their faith in  Midway as a good place was"stillstrong  nough to influence them in favor of  at town; where they had for years  eeti in the saw^ mill 'business. At  t, however, they have been corn-  led by the force of circumstances to  agnize that Greenwood offers far  ter inducements to the manufac-  er, so they have determined, though  ctantly, to transfer their operate this town, anticipating that  r enterprise will meet with an ade-  ,te return' rather than result in  ...hilar continued disappointment to  ! j, &x.t hitherto attending their efforts in  .. /'lis connection.  Midway sash and door factory  building opefations. So they, have at  last concluded to give up struggling  against the ad vera conditions that seem  to be inseparable "from their Midway  enterprises and to try w.hat a change  of surroundings and conditions will  bring to them. "With things improving in and around Greenwood there is  little dpiibt as to either, the wisdom or  the timeliness : of their move to this  progressive town. That good luck may  attend their efforts here . will be the  hearty wish of those who appreciate  persistent energy and enterprise.  ft POWERFUL LOCOMOTIVE  Eor the Columbia and Western to be  Used Between Rossland and Trail.  Icrocic,  Ineat .  lat  Bengu:  aud  to  :,h--vor  : Th  ~p.-K"-*d  si.ares  T��i* prir  uess. is  Wasl-.in  istence  years ir-  incorpoi  state.   '���  a t hevcr.  Th  r.ho  c >n_:>a-,  'Ji_-:('-_ti'The  C- ����� i\-r -oquipPe-^ with up-to-date appliances,  .j. ���'. ill the machines being quite new and  , , ~ ,*��nodern. When purchasing them last  C    -���vjearthe firm had'the benefit of  the  j tt ".',., rears of experience Mr. Lequime had  ��,. "7 ^iad at Kelowna, where he for years  n.'^i '.Operated a similar establishment. Belie "-opt. Jdes having-the most improved plant  4-};/***fctainable the firm had skilled and ex-  from _jpc^iexiced workmen in their employ,  I the citfc0 *hat ** was oniy to be exPected-that  ld-*wn.T**^Jr would be successful in obtaining  ���,���rc \ -fair share of the trade of the district  JheiM last year, building operations  ere of considerable magnitude. Not-  _thstanding the handicap -against  iem involved in their factory being  Situate nine or ten _ miles from Green-  rood they were able to meet local com-  stition and to secure orders for,the  ipply of doors" and windows forbuild-  Igs then being erected in this town,  Imong. others the Hotel Armstrong.  may therefore be expected that in  the "future, being on the spot, they  will be much more successful than  when less advantageously situated.  At any rate they may be relied upon  to do their utmost to deserve success  ; here and doubtless will meet with it.  *��� They are now negotiating for a site  -. near the Greenwood Electric company's  ���works and haveobtained an~option~on  .land, owned by Mr. Jas. Sutherlnd,  . -. that is along the railway and is in  ��� other respects suited to the require-  :meats of such an industry.  No definite arrangements have yet  .been made by the firm as to the future  ���of their Midway saw mill which is one  <of the largest and best equipped mills  iin the district..  There is a possibility  tfhat it will be acquired by the Yale-  Columbia,  company,   but if no better  opening occur for its disposal Messrs.  Lequime & Powers will move it across  the line where they have a site for it  in a promising locality.   It is to be regretted that the pluck the members of  the firm have displayed in struggling  for  years   to   make a success of their  business at Midway has only involved  ttthem in heavy loss.   It is seven years  ice Mr. Powers brought in his first  iili and located it on the north  jf  Kettle river at what is now  . n of Midway.   A year later one  the   Messrs.   Manly   offered   him  'special inducements to remove it to the  '.then embryo town of Grand Forks, but  '.true to his first choice, he declined to  fio  so.   During   the  years that have  since passed ill luck has attended his  steps.  Floods in the Kettle river swept  awaj' tine mill booms and logs.   Later  when the mill was placed on Boundary  creek,   just   above  Midway,   fire  destroyed  first a lot of logs and afterwards the mill itself and with it, about  300,000 feet of sawn lumber.   Nothing  daunted the firm put in a big mill on  Kettle river and spent a lot of money  on  improvements  to enable them to  hold their logs during high water, but  here new difficulties met them  in the  shape of a. general stagnation in business throughout the district and the  consequent  almost total cessation of  From Trail to Rossland a train with  a 130 ton cargo is considered the capacity of any oae of the locomotives heretofore in use on that grade. But a  new, engine has been provided which  it is said will haul nearly three times  as much (312 tons) over the same route.  The engine is of an entirely new type  and is especially designed for hauling  heavy IbaCs over heavy, grades. It is  a slow locomotive,and over such a road  as that between this and the smelter  city is not capable of going faster than  four miles per hour drawing such a  load. Running light its speed is not  greater than ten.iniles atfhour.- Locomotive No. Ill is said;to be the first.of  its type in this country. It \yas designed and built by the Lima Locomotive and Machine company of Lima,  Ohio, and was built this year.  Whereas formerly all engines have  been driven by steam cylinders, whose  pistons are connected with the driving  wheels of great diameter, the new type  'has done away with both the forward  large cylinder and driving wheel. The  engine is carried on two trolleys of  four wheels apiece. The tinder is  similarly supported. These wheels are  unconnected and are all the same size,  a little over three feet in diameter. On  the right hand size of the engine every  other wheel, or the right hand forward  wheel of each trolley, is furnished with  a gearing inside its outer circumference. A shaft running forward and  backward from a point- by the cab is  fitted-with cog wheels fitting the gearing on the trolley wheels.. As the shaft  revolves so these latter are turned.  , * The motive power of the shaft is  supplied by three smallytriple expansion cylinders,on Jhejright of , the* cabU'  which act vertically, similarly, in.fact,  in direction to marine . engine. A  couple of. eccentrics get over the dead  point, acting in the same way as the  waighted side of the driving wheels on  the ordinary locomotives. "All this  gearing on-oue side of the engine tends  to make it lopsided, but this is made up  for by placing the boiler and" furnace  more to the left of the engine.  It may be gathered from the description that locomotive No. Ill is not a  thing of beauty, but as it does double  the work with the same coal conssmp-  tion and with half the labor, it is possible that it may be a joy forever.  Capt. Troup says that if this locomo-  motive is found to be successful the intention is to-order three others. One  of these will be placed on the route between0 Grand Forks aad Phoenix.���  Cascade Record.  right up to the mountain summits, 1,-  000 feet high, was water washed gravel  He had worked within a radius of 100  miles from Dawson and wherever he  went he found this gravel. No evidence occurs that glacial action is the  cause of the present alluvial deposit,  but apparently at some remote period  the whole country was low lying. At  this period the auiferous deposits occurred, and subsequently a great volcanic upheavel took place; thus the  golden sands are found at the,mountain tops, as well as in the creeks.  Mr. Bauer says that although the country is essentially a placer diggings,  the Stewart, Klondike and some of the  larger rivers offer a big field for profitable investment in dredging. In fact,  there' was no impediment whatever,  that he could see, to the successful  operation of dredging plants. The  rivers were uniform; there was no great  rise or fall; no floods: none of the disadvantages of the Fraser river dredging, and he thought, dredging would  be a great Klondike enterprise in the  future and a very profitable one.  i!ttt!IIi!!!  YARD AT DEADWOOD, B. C.  We have oil hand   No. 1   Brick,, well  burnt and solicit your patronage.  A. J. McGuire & Co,  Deadwood, B.  IR. P. Rithet & Co.  LIMITED.  WHOLESALE   GROCERS  WINE AND SPIRIT  MERCHANTS,  VICTORIA," B.  C.  -.ff, �� MU l���� .MIillMI UM ��� <  SWAM HOUSE  Comfortable furnished rooms.  Private Board. Home Cooking.,, Board and room from  $7 a week and upwards.  lv..--.  OUTPUT OF KLONDIKE.  Believed t^at Royalty -Will Be Paid  pii Sixteen Million.        7.  According to the latest information  in their possession, the gold commissioner's office at Dawson estimate that  royalty will be paid on'$i6,000,000 of  Klondike gold this season. This news  is brought from Dawson by W. A.  Bauer. C. _3._- who has just arrived in  Vancouver from the Golden North.  Mr. Bauer adds that it is generally  understood throughout the Klondike  cauntry that the actual clean up will  run up to $8,000,000 or 810,000,000 more,  or in round figures, $25,000,000 but  royalty will not be paid on more than  $16,000,000.  Mr. Bauer has been surveying in the  Klondike on a very extensive scale,  for the British American and other  big corporations, and he comes back  enamored of Canada's magnificent  birthright. Breaking through , his  customary professional reserve, Mr.  Bauer made the following statement:  "I have been in mining camps all  my life, pretty much all over the world,  but I never was anywhere where I saw  such evidence of the unlimited wealth,  such vast possibilities, such' magnificent opportunities for, the investment  of capital."  In speaking generally of the country, Mr. Bauer spoke first of its geological formation, the formation being  what geologists would call mica schist.  He said that over the whole country,  nearly,   there was a layer of gravel;  ^ /ftation as to conditions of proposed Contract  Way be seen and blank forms of Tender may be  >-] obtained at the Post Office of Greenwood and at  this office.   ,  *   -'  Post Office Inspector's Office, I  Vancouver. B.C., 34th August, Woo  f  *VV. H. DORMAN,  Post Office Inspector,  MAIL CONTRACT.  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to the Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on 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 Greenwood Post  office, and Colnmbia'and Western Railway  station, from the 1st November next.  Printed   notices   containing1   further   infor-  ESTABLISHED   1862.  ��.��_������ iiiimnn��i��im����nitimii mia 11;  _ ������..        Furniture  ��� .   . ���,    - -     .  Carpets  Linoleums  Cork Carpet  '"���*���.  Curtains  Wallpape;  Complete House Furnishings.  r=xXF*  A  large  stock bf Fine and  Medium  Priced Goods.in above lines.  ��� -  Send for Samples and Prices���free.  .tt  ������������������ 11 �� 11�� hi mnwiwiiiiii  Boundary  Valley' Lodge  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 Ross, N.G.  J. J. Gulley, Rec. Sec  A1  A.   F.   ft'A.   M.  GREENWOOD LODGE, A. F. & A '.M  Regular Communication first Thursday in  every month. Sojonrning brethren cordially  invited. R. F. COATES.  A. S. Black. W. M Secretary  99999***99**99**********  9 *  I XF.J.MITCHELLSc %  *���: ___-_-____=____  S  0  n  ft!-  11  Shop worn goods  for your Fall Suit  when you can secure  New Goods of the  most fashionable  pattern which have  just arrived.  The Biggest and best  assortment of Fall Suit--  *  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  t iogs ever brought into  * the Boundary.' X^   X  9  9  9  9  ��� 9  9  9  9  9  ��  9  9  9  9  9  THE TAILOR  Copper St.        Greenwood.  9*9*99*****************9  9  s  t  ��  *  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ���  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  General Office,  Greenwood, B. C.  Telephone's :'  Columbia No.  Boundary Creek No.  Vernen _t Nelson  No; 26.  Our    Yards    and   Mills  located as follows :  Greenwood,    Phoenix^   Dead-  wood Citv, Eholt No. i, EholNo  2, Long Lake, Rock Creek,  lark  Camp,   Nakusp,  Ymir and Rosslaud.  Sky-  Robson,  We Are Manufacturers  of all Kinds of : : : : :  FISHER,  W3  LOCAL   MANAGER  *9**************9******9***-***********9*******9***9*��  Caulfield*  Canioiii**  We Handle all Kinds  of Shelf and Heavy  Hardware,  X  X  Get Your Supply of Builders' Hardware,  Doors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  '      Plasters9 Hair From Us.  S2SESTIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING.^  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  ��  ��  *  *  ��  ��  ��*  ��  ��.  9  9.  9  9  9  9  9  9  MIDWAY, B. C.  First-Class Accommodation. Best Brands Liquors and Cigars  THOS, McAULAY, Proprietory  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. Ri       The  famous B7C. mine  lies immediately South of Townsite.  -AN ABUNDANT SUPPLY OF GOOD WATER.-  Ifots 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. Land Dep't, Nelson, B. C. Eholt, B. C.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  ��� Certificate of improvement  NOTICE.  HONAI/UXIT mineral  claim,  situate   in   the  Kettle River Mining'Division of Yale District.   Where located :    In Copper camp.  AKE   NOTICE   that   I,   C. JE- Shaw as  __     ag-iit for James  R.   McMackson, Free  Miner's Certilicate No. B1356 and William H.  McMackson, Free Miners Certificate No. B13593  intend; sixty days from date liereof, 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 tinder  Section 37 must he commenced before the issuance of snch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20th day of November, 1899,  192 C. M. SHAW.  MINERAL ACT, 18%.  CERTIFICATE    OF    IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOB.  "SUNFLOWER"  Mineral  Claim  situate   in  the Kettle River Mining Division of Yale  Certificate of Improvements.  o NOTICE.  HAM FAT Mineral Claim, situate in the  Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale  District. Where located : Summit camp,  about 1500 feet East and South of the H.  Bell claim.  TAKE NOTICE that we Mary Garland,  Free Miuer's Certificate No. B8260, W. S.  McCrea, Free Miner's Certificate No. B30912,  Gco.A.Gucss, Free Miner's Certificate No.d29740  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 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 ISth day of August, A. D. 1900.  District,  camp.  :en  AK  an  Company,  Where located :    In Deadwood  Isaac H. Hallett, as  TAKE NOTICE that I,  ageut for The British Columbia Copper  - ���   -    - ��� _. ree  intend,  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate  of Improvements.  "LITTLE BUFFALO" Mineral Claim situate  in the Kettle River Mining Division of  YaleUiatrict. Where located: In Dead-  wood Camp, adjoining the Oregon Mineral  Claim:  TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur M. Whiteside,  as agent for Fred H. Oliver, Free Miners'  Certificate No. B29S05. and J. S. C. Fraser,  Free Miner's Certificate No. B2923+, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the puroose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further, take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  Dated this 10th day of September, 1900.  Limited, (Foreign),  Miner's Certificate No. H29582,  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of July, A. D��� 1900.  I.   H.   HALLETT-  NOTICE.  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. _E. Shaw, acting as agent for C. J. McArthur, Free  Miner's Certificate 6227b, G. R. Naden, Free  Miner's Certificate 14357a and the V. A.Largey  estate, Free Miner's Certificate No,  29629b       intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to thc Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above claim-  And further take notice that action, nnder  -Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of April, 1900.  33^7 C. -9_. SHAW.  To John Empey of the City of Rossland, In  British Columbia, and Robert E. L. Brown  of the City of Victoria in British Columbia:  Sws:���We hereby give yon notice that on  behalf of oar 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  purchased by you, the said John Empey, by an  agreement dated the 5th day of June, A. D.,  1899, and which lands and premises are da-  scribed in said agreement as being a certain  portion of the Barbara mineral claim, being  lot eight hundred and 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 city  facing Copper street, and the northwest corner  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 UE" 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 are known  as lots 6evcn 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 and that the  vendors are ready and willing to make and  execute, and to procure the concurrence of the  necessary parties, If any, to a conveyance to  you, the said Robert E. L. Brown, to whom the  said John Empey on the 2_th day of November,  1899, assigned his Interests in said lands, of the  fee simple In possession of the premises comprised ln the said agreement in accordance  with the conditions and stipulations of th  same; and that the vendors require you within  twenty-one (21) days from this date to complete  the purchase and pay tbe remainder of the  purchase moneys with intctest up to tbe 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 in  completing the said purchase or otherwise ln  relation to the said agreement.  And we further give you notice that after the  expiration of the twenty-one days, the vendors  will enter Into possession of the said lauds and  all buildings theraon and will declare the said  agreement of Sth of June, 1899, cancelled and.  void without further notice.  Greenwood, B. C. the 9th day of August. 1900.  Hallbtt & SHA-W,  Vendors' Solicitors.  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,  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given lhat 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. P. Armstrong of the hotel licenses  held by me for the Hotel Armstrong, Govern*  ment street, in the City of Greenwood.  J. W. POWELL.  Dated 15th day August, 1900, < . ---  September-.26,  1900.  GRHE.NWOOD WEEKLY 'TIMES  ir__**^r-Ti"-JTir_n uii���mJ  %  ^uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiaiiiiuiiuiiuuaiiiiuiiiiiiuaiiiii^  Movements  AT  ^Druggists ..aiid.. 3 welter $������  GREENWOOD,   B.   C  We have secured the second consignment of fruit this week. "We also have  a large stock of fruit jars. E. Kerfoot,  Greenwood street.    -.'���.'.  Gus Sunberg has arrived from  Mexico to assume charge of the assaying department for the British Columbia Copper company.  J. B. Donald, manager of the Co-  iuinbia Telephone company, was in the  city this__week and left for Okanagan  where his company are extending  their lines.  The fine business block at Phoenix  Messrs. Smith Bros., of Greenwood,  contracted to build for Messrs. Jay P.  Graves and W. Yolen Williams, is now  nearly completed.  A. E.' Maseuret who was Canadian  customs officer of the S. F. & N. rail-  "vay, has been ordered to report as Collector McCutcheon's assistant in the  local office.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  BOUNDARY MINES  Short Items Telling What Was Done  in Mining Circles.  Two teams are engaged hauling ore  from   the   City   of   Paris mine-to the  Grand. JTorks    smelter.     They . take  r       about ten tons every other day.      r  Mr.   D.   Moore,   ore 'buyer fori.the  ,,:;��  '-Trail   smelter,   is    reported   to .have  .-.-'' sampled the Gold Drop mine, in Green-  .}'      wood   camp, last *week.   It is   hoped  -   that work will soon be resumed at-;this  '" Two four-horse teams are hauling  ore from the Athelstan mine, in Wellington camp, to the Winnipeg spur  whence it is shipped to the smelter.  A bunk house has been erected at this  mine so that the men do not now have  to live at the Winnipeg, as they previously had to do. 7 *  The ore bins at the Old Ironsides  and Victoria mines are being roofed  over. Similar, protection from snow is  to be provided at the Knob Hill bunkers. .A-commenceme"nt is shortly to be  made with the work of erecting more  cottages for men employed on the  Miner-Graves    mines      and    haying  families.  i    ���-������^���~Itis;.expected.-.tha.t_th.e-.B_..C.^min.eores  "������shipments.will this month total about  2,000 tons, possibly a little more. The  July ' tonnage was 2,000 tons and  August 1,500 tons. Shipping was interfered with during August by alterations and repairs to the main shaft iii  connection with the installation of a  safety platform cage, which necessitated a stoppage of hoisting for more  than a fortnight:  next month and the big hoist is due  for delivery on the cars at Sherbrobke,  Quebec, in a few days. ' '  The Canadian Rand Drill company  and Jenckes Machine company, represented by R. P. Williams, have received orders for four compressors the  same size as the L<e Roi. Three are for  the Dominion Coal company and the  other is for the B. A.-C, They have  also received an order for a hoist for  the Hall mines and a 12x15 hoistingen-  gine. Mr. Williams has sold the Cariboo mine what is known as baby drills.  These are to be used exclusively in the  mine.;. They weigh only 100 pounds  and can be handled by one man. The  Jenckes Machine company have just  closed an order for 100 of these drills  for the Le Roi mine. '..  The British Columbia Copper company have decided to sink the main  shaft of their Mother Lode mine, near  Greenwood, to the 500-foot level. The  present depth is 325 feet. This decision  .is of importance, since there is no shaft  in the Boundary district at present  down to the 500-foot level. The nearest  to that depth is the No. 2 shaft at the  Old Ironsides mine, iu Greenwood  camp. This new development at the  Mother Lode will be pushed on with,  so as to get the work as far forward as  possiblejb.efor^hee^^of the current  year, ,by which time new and larger  plant will have been installed at the  mine and stoping ore to supply the  company's smelter, how approaching  completion, have been undertaken on  a comparatively large scale.  A raise is being made from the drift  at. .the ���"80-foot level of the R. Bell, in  Summit camp. As this drift runs into the hill depth is gained, so at the  raise it is more than 100 feet from the  surface. Some nice ore was met with  in the drift but it was not continuous.  Ore of line quality occurs in the old  workings to connect with whicli the  raise is being made, so it is expected  that this shoot will be encountered in  the raise.  Tlie 10-drill duplex cross compound  condensing Rand compressor, recently  received at the Knob Hill mine, was  installed last week. It will be started  at work in the course of a few days.  It has all modern improvements so  will doubtless amply realize the most  sanguine expectations of the enterprising company that has added this fine  nmcliine to the comparatively large  plant it already possessed. A 4x15  feet air receiver was hauled up to the  mine from Greenwood last Saturday.  The British!'. Columbia Copper company will shortly have more power at  its Mother Lode mine than will there  be at any other mine in the Boundary  district, at least until other mines are  supplied with more boilers. There are  now at the mine two 100-horse power  and two 80-horse power boilers, and  there are two more Sp-horse power to  arrive shortly. The compressor should  arrivejit thc mine about the middle of  TO  to  City Cleanings |  -^S@S@'|--f-.S-:g-:@g:@g@&:@g.:6:egg-:g.|fe  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over Bank of  Commerce.    Columbia 'phone 1-6.  Bargains in carpets and heating  stoves.   O. I C. 2nd Hand Store,    tf  F. L. Greenough.of Missoula, Mont.,  one of the chief owners of thc Great  Hopes mine, is jin the city. ,  Geo. C. Hodge, superintendent of  Vernon and Nelson Telephone company,  was   in   the city this week.   ���  IS,. B. Massam, of Massam & Laidlaw, has arrived in the city. The firm  has opened offices in the Rendell block.  A. E. Sherwood, Nelson, represent:  ing the Birkbeck Loan company,  was in the city on a business visit this  week.  S. J. .Thompson, one of the best  known photographers in the province,  with headquarters at Vancouver, is in  the city securing views.  Everybody is invited to the public  meeting of the W. C. T. U. to be held  in the Methodist church on Thursday  evening.  The anniversary of the Methodist  church will be held next Sunday. ReyT  Ralph W. Trotter will preach morning  and evening.  T. C. Gamble, provincial government engineer, arrived by last night's  train and left today for the,West Fork  to award the contract for building the  road. _ ���    *        -  ��� W. G. McMynn. was seriously ill  with inflammation for a few days  last week, but was sufficiently recovered to undertake his duties as  registrar of the County Court.   .���  Visitors to the city from Phoenix  state that invitations aire out to the  wedding on October 3 of Mr. W. B.  Willcox, editor "of the Phoenix Pioneer, and Miss __}lsie Crawford, also of  Phoenix.  J." Hugh Wood who-was visiting in  the city left yesterday for his home in  Armstrong. He was accompanied by  Masters Ralph and Ernest Smailes  who will visit W. J. and Mrs. Harber  atVernon.      " -_J  y. -7 -������ r  J. W.Stewart has secured a contract  for .100 miles of the Canada Northern  railway.' Angus - Stewart^ Martin  Welch, A. G. McHugh, Angus Kerr,  subcontractors, have left Nelson to  join Mr.Stewart. P.Welch is busy with  railway work in Oregon.  A promenade concert and dance was  given in Masonic hall last Tuesday  evening* ,in ���. aid of the funds of St.  Judes church; A programme of song  and. music was provided and refreshments were served by the ladies and  the evening closed with dancing.  R. P. Williams, resident agent for,  the Rand Drill-and Jenckes Machine  Machine; company, has received word  that they were awarded three gold  medals for compressors and drill at the  Paris exposition.  AT the Armstrong ��� Ed Davis,  Grand Forks; A* B. Clabon, Rossland;  J. T. Fife, Nelson; J. W. Troup, Nelson; J.S. Lawrence, Trail; S.E. Smith,  Nelson; F. J. Reise, Portland; F. H.  Oliver, Spokane; A. R. Sherwood, Nelson; W.-H. Brown, London; H. W.  Thurlow, Seattle; J. W. Astley, Rossland; W. M. Yolen Williams, Phoenix;  H. Johns, Deadwood; E. Thomas, Winnipeg; W. H. Thomas, New York; W.  Ward Spinks, Vernon; A. E. Bailey,  Sari Francisco; T?. M. Chadbourn, Nelson; Ralph Harron and wife, San  Francisco; JJ. H. Anderson,B. C. mine;  E. F. Thomas, Winnipeg; W. M. kirkpatrick, Montreal;* J. L. Greenough,  Missoula; D. W. Moore, Rossland; P.*  Ross, Hamilton; E. F. Massam, Spokane; F. M. McLane, Midway; F. F.  Parish, Summit camp;.Gus Sunberg,  Mexico; T. A. Clark, St. Paul; T. C.  Gamble, Victoria; F. W. Hamilton,  Grand Forks; S. J. Thompson, Vancouver; Robt. Anderson, London.  AT thb Imperiai,���Geo. C. Hodges,  Nelson; Geo. A. Rendell, Eholt; Ran-  dolph Stuart, Calumet; J. B. Donald,  Greenwood; J. A. London, Montreal;  E. F. Howay, Vancouver; R. B. Grav-  lin, Toronto; Chas. McClung, Phoenix;  Geo. Bailey, and M. Wells, Loomis; C.  W. Young, Nelson; R. G. Sidley, J. P.  Sidley, S. A. Stanton, Camp McKinney; Chas. Winter, Alf Palmer, W. M.  Ennery, V. Rose, E. Scott, F. G. Hdlli-  day, Camp McKinney; W.B. Cochrane,  Phoenix; I. A. Dinsmore, Columbia;  E. R. Purdy, Nelson; J. Cosgrove Toronto; B. C. Harris, London; L. B.  Forsyth, Montreal; M. P. Monroe,Vancouver; H. T. Tilly, Toronto; Donald  Stuart, U. S. customs; T. C. O'Neill,  Chicago, 111.  VTHE CLARENDON.  "/i *���  ��� Gosen Bros', large general-store, at  Fairview was destroyed by fire last  week. The fire origin ated from t}ie  explosion of a lamp. Nothing was  saved. There was insurance "ojj tfre  stock but none on the building.  . Mr. C. A. Stoess, P. L. S., last-week  commenced to tie on the spur lines in  Wellington and Greenwood camps to  tha surveyed mineral claims prior .to  convej'ance to the C. P. R. company of  the right of way. He is now camped  at the Winnipeg and is working'westward towards Phoenix. ;������*'.*'.  Mr. C-G. BuckT^Xnagerof"tKelcom  pany owning the War Eagle mine,  Greenwood camp," was last week under  the care, of Dr. Boucher, suffering with  a bad throat ..yhich necessitated his  keeping to the house.foj-a few days.  Mrs. Buck and child will shojrtjy jeaye  for Sherbrooke, Quebec, on a* vjjjlt tp  relatives and friends. ���������       ���'���'-���  C. R. Gilbert, secretary of the B, C;  Board of Fire Underwriters, paid  Greenwood a business visit last week  in his official capacity of inspector of  risks and adjuster of rates. Mr. Gilbert stated that a fire limit by-law  should he passed in Greenwood without  delay as the town was growing-rapidly  and that it would be dangerous iron,  an insurance point of view to ..How tftg  business center to be filled with wooden  buildings.  The Cosgroves enjoy the distinction  of being the first to hoist the standing  room sign in the AudUorjutn. Every  seat in the building was filjgd apd  many were forced to stand throughout  the entertainment. The pictures were  excellent and the programme of descriptive songs first-class. The entertainment was given un^er the  .auspices of the fire department. IJext  Saturday night the Cosgroves will  give a return engagement with new  pictures.   They are well **yx>F.h seeing.  Frederic Keffer, manage?; of jthe  British Columbia Copper company,will  leave for Spokane last week to act as  one of the judges of tjf# mineral exhibit. He will be accompanied by  M<"s. Keffer who is going east to yisit  relatives in Ohio.  Robn  ooms and Cafe Opened Under Airs.  Dowdine's Management.  Today Mrs. Dowding opened the  Clarendon Hotel and Cafe.- Mrs.  Dowding has assumed personal supervision of the cafe and those who had  the good fortune to be guests of the  Lancashire house. Midway, while she  had charge can endorse the statement  that everything- will be the best,cooked  and served in the best possible manner.  The Clarendon has been renovated  from top to bottom. Under Mrs-* Dowd-  "ng's management-it is sure to become  exceedingly popular. -   - r    ,  7 A POWDER MILL EXPLOSION.  Removes everything in sight; so do  drastic mineral pills, but are mighty  danjjerpjjs. No need to dynamite your  body wfren J_>f, J|fnjg-'s New J^jfe Pills  do v fhe yjrorlj- so easily *?._. pj-j-fiectly.  Cures, headache, constipation. Qqly  25 cents at MU. er 8rps\ fang store.  TOI LET,    ~  One furnished and one unfurnished  house.   Apply F. W. Hart.  Corporation ol Tbe City ot Greenwood,  NO  T!_^C   TA   nriv TkiVCDC  IILE   IV   lAArAIUV.  The abatement of one sixth of the  General Rate will be allowed up to  October 10th next. By order of the  City Council. A. D. HALLETT.  Coi^ECfOK  MUSIC LESSONS  Miss Felsher is prepared to take  pttpilsin piano or organ instructions  after the 1st of October. Apply 3-t t&e  home of Mrs. C. &. Shaw,  AT  ���., THE��V.  ertai  Is The Best Hotel in The City.  Every Modern Convenience^  -Srabam $ Parry,  ./���  Proprietors. (j  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Streets, >> <> c * <> Greenwood, B. C  THE GREENWOOD : : :  Steam Laundr  On fi Bis;  Fully, equipped   with    modern   machinery   'J  classes ot work.    Hotel ami family work a  special attention.   Give us a trial, if our w_  suits you tell your frlendb, if not tell us anf ���  we will make it suit.  & N. No. 92.  j-  ���J Columbia 1  W. J. SNODGRASS,: Pij  F. T. ABBOTT, Manage!  -g  S25   *  r-rt     tt  m So  f^f  G. H. 1MJMM-S EXTRA DRY!    .  ___   - . ���               .  --    ���      "      "**   -     ������    --������������ ������ ���   ��� _-.....     _ .. f,  I  Is the   greatest' leader   of of all-  Champagnes.     The importations for?  this wine in 1899 were 109,303 cases,!  _/]being 72,475 more than   any other7  ' brandr-V-a record never before an-.'  proached;  The importations from January 1st to Jgly 1st  J:hjis year are 6$,149 cases out of a total bf 'I35*,li_4,  (tfeys showing that tlie "G- H. MUMM'^  EXTRA  'p'RY"    JfjipPFts   iiFg    abpifj   half   of t}ie  total  Phatnpagpes.  I  *U  ��i  Si  o  ��-���  e  5  Its Quality Can Always te Relied UpoKJ  To be obtained at all first-class refreshment places throughout  British Columbia.  ^iUikuuiiuuuiiUiuaiuaiiiiiiUiiiiiauiuuiiiuuiUkUium  =3  An^ Rppi^s ^ye been re-opened under the. manage-,  ment of Mrs. %TDWding \\itk of tiie ^ncisiiir-}'*'  House, Midway.)  /  THE BEST MEALS IN THE CITY WILL BE SERVEiiK  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO PINNER  PARTIES.      7 T' ���'.''."   '  g_opjns are Comfortable Well Heated and  Well Lighted .  g  .y.-ltie (Blacendori Hotel and Cafe...  ^iiipififiintfflffPtm^  Vi

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