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 KSPPSpSSSS!  k  \  Published Weekly in the Interests of the Boundary Creek Mining District.  Vol. VIII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1900.  No. M  Business is Better and Outlook Encouraging.  THE BIG TRIBUTARY MINES  Never Looked Berter Than at Present.  Building. Trade Fairly Active���The  Smelters Will Give Employment to!  a Large Number of Men.  *$*$���>��-&'���!-#���!��� *#*#-*-��#**s'fr#,��*��<6##****##'frft-****#:��*##*#####,��##*  ' "Business is  brighter   than  spring,"   said  man   to   a   Times  better and the outlook,  it has been sinee last!  a   prominent business*  representative this'  the satisfactory results here are being  duplicoted in the other oamps tributary  to Greenwood.  . The Greenwood smelter, while it has  a. good'sized pay-roll, will in a few  weeks be t.e.uing ore, and then the  .employment qf a large number of men  living r'ght in the city will riiean  much for those in business in the city,  as will also the etiiuloyment of a large.  _pumber of men at i lie Laidlaw smelter.  . A decided improvement in business  generally is expected after the election.  "The Dominion elections which took  place today, and the elections in the  ��� United States yesterday, conclude a  long series of elections both on this  continent and in the old country.  Elections have a tendency to make  things unsettled in the business world,  and all save the professional politicians are heaving sighs of relief that  they are now over.  Taking everything into consideration, the outlook for Greenwood is the  brightest. Jifuated among mines that  give promise of being the greatest on'  continent and having two smelters that  will give employment to a large number of men���these with other advantages insure for it brighter times in the  near .future.  WATERLAND   CASE.  *<.#*.).*##.!.##*##*##���. ft#*^^  week. "Of course," he continued^  "we naturally look for a revival of  trade in the fall, but there is something beyond this that accounts for increased trade and brighter prospects."  The business man was only voicing  the views of other merchants in the  city. There is a decided improvement  in Greenwood and a number of causes  have contributed and are contribuiting  towards such a gratifying result. In  the first place, the natural tendency,  for trade to increase as winter approaches is an important factor. Then  in the city itself, while the building  trade is not booming, it is much  brighter than it was during the summer. -It is a peculiar fact���but nevertheless a fact���that during the summer  when lumber is dry, other building  material in good condition and everything is favorable, but little building  goes on. When the cold weather sets  in, shorter days come and work can be  accomplished under greater disadvantage, many make up their minds that  they need new residences or business  blocks.  Then again quite a number of men  have been employed in the city during  the last month. The lumbering business has picked up and woodmen are  being kept busjr^ The employment qj  a'farge"hiir-ibe'r"of men at the Laidlaw  smelter has added to the payroll that is  being expended in the city. Pros  pectors have returned from the hills  and are making Greenwood their  future home.  But it is in mining that the greatest  improvement is shown. The great  Mother Lode mine never looked better,  a body of pure chalcopyrite recently  encountered at the 300-foot level adding greatly *to the known wealth of  the big property. This discovery has  had an appreciable e_fec,t on the price  of British Columbia Copper company's  shares which, according to the Engineering and Mining Journal, are being  quoted at .over $12 per share ou the  New York Exchange.  Superintendent Harry Johns is doing good work' on the Crown Silver,  one of the properties owned by the  Montreal Boundary Creek company.  There is magnificent ore on the property, and new drifts which are being  run are meeting new wealth. But little  work has recently been done on the  Sunset, the management being desirous of further, developing the Crown  Silver. "On the Morrison a rich strike  was recently made, and this property  never looked better than it does ot the  present time. E. A. Bielanberg is doing good work on the Buckhorn, These  are all Dead.wood gamp properties, and  The  Evidence Given by the Principal  Witneesses.  FANCY ROCKERS,  DESKS,  CENTRE TABLES.  THREE ORGANS FOR SALE AT COST.  9 *  *  i  ;  I  rl  1  - J  ;j  ���i&  �����*  We Handle all Kijids  of Shelf and Heavy  ��  Hardware/ X X X  9  9  ��  %  9  t  9  9  9  *  9  9  |  | Get Your Supply of Builders' Hardware,  *  *  9  9  9  ' 9  9  In Great Variety  Popular Prices,  at  THE PATTERN  TELLS.  Doors, Sash, Paper, Window Glass,  Plasters' Hair From Us.    _  S2S&STIMATES GIVEN FOR TIN ROOFING.^  9***************$**#*****************��***'$*********** I -  ****** *H,*****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  *:-  *���;  ���9t-  :��.'  ���*'.  *-"  9  **  Only the most popular  patterns and colorings are  sold, The designs are the  work of the foremost Catv  adiah and foreign decor'  ative artists. Come to us  if you want the best at  the lowest price,: It pays  to trade with -  *  ��  *  *  ��  ��  #'  *  ��  ���*  #  ��  .*  -��  *  *  ���#.  ���-���������'��  -������������*  m  ym  As the rate-payers are, interested, in  the finding of the jury in the Waterr  land case, a report of the trig.} is given:  The trial of Walter Waterland vs the  city of Greenwood, for damages resulting from the overflow- of Boundary  creek in April last, opened on Friday  morning, October 26th, at Nelson, before Mr. Justice: Walkem _in�� a jury  oonsisting of Donald J. Prewar, (foreman), Thos. S; McPherson, W; R. Mclean, P,7B. Lys, George N. Gilchrist,  W. M. McBride, E. "Vernon Thompson  and David W. Rutherford. For the  plaintiff, Mr. W. A. Macdonald, Q. C,  and Mr. A. M. Johnsqu appeared, while  the city was represented by Mr. W. A.  Galliher. and; "Mr. Andrew Leamy.  Mayor Hardy occupied a seat alongside  of the counsel for.the city and watched  the proceedings with much interest, '  After the ppehing remarks by Mr.  McDonald, C." W. H. Sanson was called  for the plaintiff.' He deposed that he  had been city engineer from April to  June, 1899,; Mr.-.Hardy** then being  Mayor. The.plan produced was made  by him, and snowed the locality of the  overflow! particularity the Deadwood  street crossing, the Alhambra tiieatre  and the Miners' hotel. He had seen  the work of filling in-Boundary creek  at the Deadwood street crossing going'  on, under the supervision of J. A. McMillan, city foreman, and in his opinion the direct cause of the overflow  was the filling in of the bed of, the  creek without making proper provision  for carrying off such water as would  naturally find its way into this bed,  by building a'flu,me or culvert to enable  the water tq pass through. He estimated the quantity of water running  through Boundary creek at its normal  state as about 1,000 miner's inches,  while upwards of 600 wagons of earth  and rock had been used in the filling.  One of the most important features of  his evidence was that while he was city  engineer he advised Mayor H^rdy that  unless a flume or cylvef _ v-aa put in at  the*DeadwoQd street crossing, there  would certainly be a flood or overflow  when, the usu^l spring freshet came.  This year, after the damage was done,  the city had put in a flume such as  should have been put in in the first  place.  Mr, C, -3��. Shaw, another former city  engineer, followed giving much the  sarae=evidencer-He-said"that*-"in^road'  building one of the first principles was  to perfect roads crossing old river* beds  or ravines where water might gather,  by putting in proper culverts or flumes.  If such a "culvert" as Mayor Hardy, in  his examination on discovery, had  claimed was put in, had actually been  put in, which he doubted, it would be  of no.a vail, as the loose earth from  above would sift down and form a perfect dam. '  A. Forbes Procter, C. P. R. engineer,  gave evidence.as to the proper method  of building a road across a dried up  stream or water course, and to the  effect that such a "culvert" as had been  described by Mayor Hardy, was wholly  useless.  " Walter Waterland, the plaintiff, was  next called, and detailed his experiences on the night of the flood. He  estimated his loss on business, due to  flood, at $1,800, damage to stock 51,000,  damage to building S2,000. and loss of  cordwood $200j, The original cost of  his hotel had been in the neighborhood  of $10,000, made up as follows: lumber  $2,600, hardware $2,200, carpenter work  $1,500, plastering $1,400 and electric  light wiring $450. A somewhat lengthy  cross-examipation by Mr. Galliher  failed to break his evidence in any  particular.  This concluded the proceedings for  the day, the court adjourning at 5:15  until 10 a. m. on Saturday.  When court open Saturday, Robert  Mauhen, carpenter, was the first witness examined, his statement going to  prove that it would cost $2,000 to repair  the hotel."  ' Mr. Galliher, for the defence, then  formerly admitted the incorporation of  the city of Greenwood, and that the  flooded area was within the municipality.    -      - *.'.-'  Mr.'Robert Wood was the rText witness.;-An .important . feature in his  evidence; was that he had in 1899, when  Deadwood street was being filled in,  interviewed the city engineer and pro-  lested against filling in the old -creek  in the way it was done, and had also  warned Thomas Hardy, the mayor, but j  had been snubbed for his pains. He  had been down at the scene of the flood  the morning after the overflow, and  haying examined the scene thoroughly,  gave as his deliberate opinion that the  flood had been directly due to the filling in of the bed of the creek by the  citv at the Deadwood street crossing.  A lengthy cross-examination by Mr.  Galliher failed to weaken his evidence.  Mr. Macdonald put in the evidence  of C. F. Alston, city engineer, taken on  examination at Greenwood, and rested  his case.  For the defence, Mr. Galliher first  called Sidney M. Johnson, P. L. S.,  who produced another plan of the locality in question, made by himself, and  gave geneaal evidence of the surroundings. He also said that in 1899 he had  surveyed lots-10 and 11. in the rear of  the Alhambra theatre, for the owner,  Mr. Fletcher, and that actually while  the survey was. being made Mr."Fletcher had men and teams at work filling  and grading up their lots and the 16-  foot alley way between them and the  Alhambra, and that when the grading  and filling in was completed, it formed  a perfect dam across the old bed of the  stream, and it was this, and not the  filling up of the old bed of the "������'' ream  at Deadwood street, that causej the  flood. He also produced a profile, show-^  ing the high water mark in 1900 ancT  the cross-section of the grading of Mr.  Fletcher's lots.  Mayor Hardy gave evidence as to the  filling in of Deadwood"street .and the  grading of Mr. Fletcher's lots. He denied explicity of being warned by  Robert Wood against filling in Dead-  wood street without putting in a proper  flume, and said that the provision made  by .tie city for drainage was a proper  one. It consisted of throwing in large  holders and then covering these with  smaller stones before putting iri the  earth, and would be sufficient to allow  the water to percolate through. If this  had not been in his judgment a-proper  culvert, he would have seen that a better one was put in, but he had considered the matter and was satisfied he had  done what was right.  The last witness examined for lhe  city.was William McBride, a prospector  and cattle raiser, whose house is next  to the Miner's hotel. He said that on  the night of the flood he had, with the  bartender of the.Miner hotel, endeavored for a while to keep back the water,  bu,t their efforts were unavailing. He  gave his opinion7 that the flood was due  to three causes; first, the grading of  lots 10 and 11, i. e. Mr. Fletcher's lots  in the rear of the Alhambra, the building of the Alhambra basement causing  a filling up of the alley way, and third,  the filling in by'the city ��of the Dead-  wood street crossing of the old creek  bed.   .  THE WEEK'S  MINING NEWS  3F  Shipments  Are Now  Made From the  Being  GOLDEN EAGLE MINE.  JL v  tut  :U~  The Record-for Shipments From the  Mines of Phoenix���P.  Burns, the-  Cattle Kink, Has Secured Control of  a $2,000,000 Mine.  L-JW  Tri-weekly shipments are now beings  made from the Golden _E agle mine to."'  the Trail smelter,  and "shipments'are  also  made to   the   Granby    smelter."  Superintendant.Fox, who was in  the 7  city last week, reported that on the 150- '  foot level an eight-foot- body of cha 1-  copyrite ore was opened up.  ton-  tons  days,  SWEEPING  LIBERAL VICTOBY  Laurier Endorsed hy a Big  Majority���The Growing  Time Will Continue.  The record for shipments from th e  mines of Phoenix show   that   in   less  than four months more than 30,000 tons  of gold-copper ore have been   sent  to  the reduction works.   At first the ore  was sent out at the rate   of   150   tons-***-  daily, from July 11 to August  24 ;  on    '  the latter date it was increased  to 300  tons, or 10 cars  per day,   which   was  kept up till October 17, when the  nage was again  doubled to   600  each 24 hours, and ou one or two  pearly 1,000 tons were shipped.   "  Tabulated, the shipments of this ore;;  from the properties of the Miner-Graves  syndicate in Phoenix, would standthus-  July 11 to Aug. 23, at 150 tons....... 6,600  Aug. 24 to Oct. 16, at300tons...:....16,200  Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, at 600 tons...., ...11,400  Total 34,200  In months the shipments were:  TONS  July..... ;.  3,150  August  5,850  September  9,000  October-:...-:..:.:.: .". :. 14,400  November, (3 days only,)  1,800  i Total..:.,.. 34,200  This last table is interesting, as it  shows the comparative increase of ore  tonnage, mon*.h by month. November  will"_ihow"18,000 tons as having been  shippe d.���Pioneer.  *��� _fiV '.1 _ ���"  rl_i-^5r  It was a landslide. Not since the  days of '78, when Sir John with his  protection slogan carried all before  him, did the people of Canada so unitedly endorse a leader and a party. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier was endorsed by the  people o.f Canada and he goes back to  power with a bigger majority than  eyen-^Ontario influenced doubtless"by  the racial cry and the defections of a  few disgruntled Liberals like H. H.  Cook, was left behind in the sweeping  endorsation of the Liberal party, and  a few stalwarts were left at home. In  Quebec it was practically a clean  sweep, only seven Conservatives were  returned out of sixty-five. The mar-  ilime provinces joined in the procession  and piled up Liberal majorities, while  Manitoba, the Northwest and British  Columbia held their own.  The most noticable feature of the  fight was the slaughter of Conservative leaders. The best of eraitors is no  more. All save Haggart went down  before enthusiatic Liberals and indifferent Conservatives. Sir Charles  Tupper, Bart; Hon. Geo. Foster,  Dr. Montague, Hugh John McDonald,  Sir Adolphe Caun���in fact all the Conservative leaders were defeated,  The C. P. R. telegraph company furnished the returns at the Auditorium  and gave an excellent service. It was  a small but jolly crowd who showed an  interest in the federal elections. Shortly  after seven the returns began to come  in, and party men cheered when any  notable victory was announced. Lack  of space prevents a detailed statement  of the results. In this prooince Ralph  "Smith, Labor, endorsed by the Liberal  government, was elected in Vancouver  Island. Victoria, true to ancient love,  returned Prior and Earle. Morrison  carried New Westminister.  Siifton simply slaughtered Hugh |  John in Brandon, pilling up a majority  of over 400. Puttee, Labor, endorsed  by Liberals, carried Winnipeg by a big  majority, and Blair ran up against the  C. P. R. and Foster in St. John and  came out with over 1,000 majority.  The --Island," Prince Edward, sent  out word that only one Liberal was  elected, but before the final returns  the tables were reversed and only one  Conservative willvsit in the house for  the Island. ���'.. ���  It was a glorious victory !  Yale-Carriboo will be next  P. Burns, the cattle king, according  to the Nelson Miner, hassecured con- ~  trol of a  $2,000,000  copper "mine  in  Mexico.   It says :  "Some years ago when Patrick Burns  was just beginning to gain  liis   reputation as the 'cattle king of  the west'  he assisted a  young English  mining  expert    and   engineer   who   was    in  financial   or  other  difficulties.     The  young man was grateful and  always  made it a point to keep in  touch  with _  Mr. Burns, in the hope that some  day1"  he might be able to repay him for the  favor shown.    But as time went on the  Englishman drifted to other parts, andf  for a few years Mr. Burns heard noth-  of him. Less than a year ago, however,1  a letter came from this mining engineer.    He had located   in   Mexico,   and  Mt  ^oo|s^;-^j^r��|^^TOS^nI  ***���*;.>  Interest  bedvwittidut putting in a proper flume, 1 ed parties are circulating   the  rumor  '^^���^���'6fi6v^'%6;^r^io^'''v^t^^  in *��--�������������'��"- �����'-'   ���"���    "���  =-  the"flttme; himself,ii.the^city would^put  |^|p7ashe"was sure if;x\6 vflu^e^were  i-nla noodiW^ht.;_esulty wheiay the  3^-tysp_l_ig ^ freshet 7came7'yHe^had  p|$rned Mr. Alston,--ttie city engineer;  11$^ rx��fithe consequences of doing the; wdrt ">Qa  Szittw&t: tli'.; ���-.,'��� -:���::��� ������-���': y"... ���" ~yy"tyyty-'*yy  that :Galli__er would retire. Here is  what he says: "Nelson, Nov. 7.���Give  report that I intend withdrawing from  political contest most emphatic denial.  Will stay against all comers and will  win. Meeting-.in Greenwood on the  aotfcr1* ' W^A. Gawjber.  s_.id"he"had^isrcbvered^o~ine~very~ rich  copper deposits. He had not the funds  to develop the property, and he was  anxious that Mr. Burns should take!  hold of it, because, as he expressed it,|  there were millions in it. Mr. Burns'���  had enough faith in his frieiid to send  a man down to look at the property.  This man came back with a confirmation of the report of the Englishman.  Then Mr. Burns consulted with Mr.  Bruce White, of Nelson, and the conference resulted in Mr. White's departure for Mexico. When Mr. White left  Nelson he did not say where he vras  going, and so tar as the newspapers  were concerned, they never knew���until now. Mr. White went directly to  the property and examined it. Everyone who knows Bruce Whiteknows him  to be one of the most conservative  mining men in British Columbia, and  when he came back and told his associate, Mr. Burns, that the property  was a wonder, Mr. Burns was sure the  Englishman had not overestimated his  find. When a man gets hold of a good  thing he usually" likes to see it for himself, and so Mr. Burns decided to pay a  visit to Mexico. He did so, and has  only recently returned. He didn't go  to confirm Mr. White's report, for he  knew that was right, and he came back  just as enthusiastic aB the Englishman  himself. The several visits resulted  in Mr. Burns taking hold of the  property, or in other words securing  the controlling interest. It is said to  be a veritable mountain of copper and  to be one of the largest deposits of copper oh the continent. The property is  within a few miles of the sea, which  renders the transportation of ore easy,  Steam wagon's carry the output of the  mines to the water, where it is loaded  on steamers and carried to the nearest  smelter. Already there are over 200  men at work on the property. It is reported that Mr. Burns was offered  $2,000,000 for his interest, but that he  refused to sell. Mr. Burns admits that  a high figure was offered him, but he  believes that when the property has  been fully developed it will con_j  a greatly increased pricg  then be inclined^-���*"*''!  It  is  und^  Wh^te is'.inij  the propertj  of the cit?  could n-i  IE  ~_��*B  *a  !\*  ���*'- /- :   November 1, 1900.  T^i  THE GREENWOOD WEEKtA 'TIMES.  r tV      - I  .      -rT* ������ ���* "1  rr'  A Prize Essay  On the Care of tbe  Teeth by Dr. De Voe,  in the Cosmopolitan  for October, is worth)7  of your attention.  Read it carefully.  DR. R. MATHISON,  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Block,     GREENWOOD  Both   'Phones.  meekly times.  PUBLISHED BY  The Greenwood Times Printing and Publisfiin.  Company, Limited.  Duncan Ross .' _ E'ditok.  ^UNIONlG  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1900.  THE THIRD CANDIDATE.  Today the Laurier government will  be returned by an increased majority.  The Times is quite confident of the re-  ��� suit   and the  advice and-suggestions  which follow are.based on theassump-  - tion   that the Laurier government is  Sustained.   The election   in the Yale-  Cariboo district will not  take place for  at least two weeks and  all parties in  the contest will have an opportunity to  base future action, upon  the result of  the general elections today.  There is a great need for earnest  cinsideration.���"*There- are two candidates in the field, endorsing practically  the same platform, ..who are dividing  a streugth that is Sufficient to defeat  the Conservative candidate, Mr. McNeill- If the labor meu want the return of Mr., McNeill, if they want a  niember in Ottawa who is opposed to  the Laurier government-then all they  have to. do. is to keep Mr. Foley in the  field and support him. Surely that is  not what Mr. Foley or the laboring  men want.  Laboring men acquainted with political conditions in_ this large constituency-are fir inTin the belief thatthe.  election of M!r., Foley is. impossible.  He will make a strong showing in  Greenwood, Rossland and Nelson and  in the mining districts tributary to  these cities, but there are nearly 10,-  000 voters outside of these districts who  will fail to appreciate the necessity for  a labor candidate and who, will not  give him their support. But Mr.  Foley may secure sufficient votes in the  mining centers to defeat Mr. Galliher  aad elect Mr. McNeill**  _ Ev.en_admitting-that_Mr,_Foley___will  "be elected, there are two courses open  to him, one to look wise and accomplish nothing, and the other is to ally  himself with either of the parties in  the house. Party government recognizing only two parties, the government in power oa the one side and  those opposed to them on the other.  The' member who stands in the lobby  or sits in the*aisle might as well be at  home.  The history of third parties in Canada show that they have been a failure  and that sooner or later they became  absorbed by either of the two great  parties in this country. It is now a  dozen or more years since the equal  rights movement became popular in  Ontario. Equal rights' candidates were  nominated in different constituencies  aud several were elected, but in one or  two sessions, thc equal rights members  were either good Grits or good Tories  and the party was dead.  Then Dalton McCarthy, one of the  brainiest men in the Conservative  party, broke away from them and  was strong in denunciation of their  policy. Opposition to the Conservative party won the admiration and  sympathy of the Liberals, and in the  election of 1896, Mr. McCarthy ran in  North Simcoe and Brandon. In neither  constituency was he opposed by the  Liberate. One good turn deserved another and when Hon. Clifford Sifton  was "appointed minister of interior,  Mr.. McCarthy resigned the constituency iri his favor. Mr. McCarthy died  and his son, Mr. Leighton McCarthy,  was nominated as an independent in  North Simcoe. Again he met no opposition^ from the Liberals. He is the  .independent candidate in North Sim-  id he is receiving Liberal  .'that - was  je patrons of  pleader and  a party jn the Ontario legislature, but  where are they today? They are all  good Liberals. Patrons like John  Tolmie'.pf West Bruce, Rogers, Petit  and others .went to Dominion parliament as patrons, forswearing allegiance to either of the political parties,  but they found that in order to be useful they must ally themselves to either  party and the patron members elected  in 1S96 are Liberal candidates in the  election of 1900.  Laboring men can find in the history  of their own partv sufficient to convince them that they are acting unwisely in this constituency. A. W..  Puttee, a labor candidate, was elected  to the house of Commons and what did  he do when he went there? Did he bemoan his fate because he had no party  in the house? No! He did the only  wise thing he could do. He supported  the Liberal party because tliey evinced  a strong interest in tlie laboring classes  and were prepared to pass legislation  in tlie labor interests. Mr. Puttee was  a candidate in Winnipeg. No Liberal  candidate was put up to oppose him  and he received the support of the  Liberals.  Ralph Smith is president of the  Trades and Labor Council. He is a  clever man. He has plenty of good  common sense and is a tower of  strength to the labor party. The Dominion Trades and Labor Council of  which he is president, recognizing his  great ability, desired that he should represent them in the Dominion parliament and asked the Miners' union of  Nanamio to nominate him.. The  Liberals appreciating Mr. Smith's  worth, endorsed him and repudiated  Mr. Sloane who, although running as  an independent Liberal, received no  encouragement from Liberals as a  party.  The Liberals instead of opposing  Mr. Puttee in Winnipeg and Mr.Smith  iii Nanimo, supported them recognizing that they had good claims to the  seats. They made a common cause  against a common enemy. Did the  laboring men accord the Liberals the  same treatment in this district ?  The Liberals held a convention in  Revelstoke and nominated Mr. "Galliher, a gentleman who has always  sympathized with and always worked  for labor's interests. The Conservatives nominated a strong man in Mr.  McNeill. Considering the fact that  the Liberals were supporting, Mr.  Ralph Smith, a labor candidate in  Nanimo, and Mr. Puttee, a labor candidate in Winnipeg, they very properly  looked for reciprocal support on the  part of the labor men iu this district,  but instead they found a labor candidate nominated, so that the Liberal  strength will be divided and the Conservative thus enabled to win.  Today the Laurier government will  be returned. ., We ask the laboringmen  if they think it gooi policy after having received "th.. support of the government in Winnipeg and Nanimo, to  reward it by opposing the government  candidate in this constituency? Unless  they desire the election of Mr. McNeill,  laboring men should join the Liberals  in securing the election of Mr. Galliher. We do not question the right of  labor men to run a candidate but we  do quarrel with their wisdom in rtm-  niug"'a candidate in this constituency  at the present time.  UNITY OF PURPOSE ESSENTIAL.  Unity is strength, and a united  government^such^as^-we.^ow^^haxe.  backed by a strong and united following, representative of every section of  the Dominion, will give to the administration of the affairs of Canada just  that robust strength and energy which  is needed, to go forward still more  rapidly ih the new century than she  has done in the closing four years of  the present. But where would such  strength and energy come from if by  any possible chance���a most utterly  absurd . supposition it must be admitted���the Tories were returned to  power? ''  The fortunes of the party are still at  the mercy of the identical men who  were discredited in the spring of 1896  by "The Nest of Traitors" incident  leaders whom the Montreal Star de.  clared must be got rid of before the  party could hope to be good for anything again. It is amusing to hear  these same men declaring that they are  sweetly united once more, when Sir  Mackenzie Howell is stumping South  Lanark against his late colleague,  John Haggart, and when the, same  gentleman absolutely refused to appear  on the same platform with the man  who led the revolt in 1896, and the man  who benefitted by it and succeeded to  the premiership. Three other members of the late government who are  still leaders: Messrs. Caron, Montague and Clarke Wallace were, with  Mr, Haggart, mixed up in a charming  squabble over a very unsavory anonymous letter incident in which each of  the quartette appeared bent on finding  the other fellow. It is noteworthy that  while these men had' been bosom companions for many years, they are not  in any way associated in the joys and  sorrows of the present contest. And  so on through the list.  The rank and file, follov ing the example of their leaders, ar_s divided up  into distinct and more or less hostile  camps, and the evidence of this are so |  apparent that no one cxi* possioly be  misled by the loud vociferations that  unity, peace and concord reign suprem  within the Tory ranks. Moreover the  policy, or .lather policies, of the party  are as various,divergent and as antagonistic as the sections of the party itself..  Pro-Freeh in Quebec, ultra-British in  Ontario, out-and-out protection in the  east, free trade in the west, anti-Protestant in Quebec, as extreme in'the  opposite direction elsewhere, and so  forth. What kind of unity and what  kind of strength can possibly be expected from such an aggregation of  "statesmen" arid such a conglomeration of "policies?"  SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE.  When things are "the best" they  become "the best selling." Abraham  Hare, a leading druggist of Belleville,  O., writes: "Electric Bitters are the  best selling bitters I have handled in  20 years." You know why? Most diseases begin in disorders of stomach,  liver, kidney, bowels, blood and nerves.  Electric Bitters tones up the stomaeh,  regulates liver, kidneys and bowels,  purifies the blood, strengthens the  nerves, hence cures multitudes'of maladies. It builds up the entire system.  Puts new life and vigor into anyiweak,  sickly, rundown man orwoman. Price  50 cents. Sold by Miller Bros., druggists. " .  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  HALLETT <& SHAW,  Bakristbrs, Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Cable Address :   ."kalleti."  p���-�� j Bedford M'Neill's   Greenwood,  I.ODES  "j M0.e_ng--Neat's . a  e  ' -    - -     Lelber'I. S" C"  1. II.  HALLETT.  H. C. SHAW.  PRINGLE & WHITESIDE,  Barristers and Solicitors,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Offices: Over Bank of Montreal, Greenwood.  J. P. MO LEO D,  Barrister and Sclicitor,  Notary Public, Etc.  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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. Whatmau.  Secretary, A. G. Wallis.  Pead office in Canada: St. James st., Montreal  H. Stikeman, general manager.  J. Elmsley, Inspector.  -#-  Branches in^Canada:  London, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto,  Moutreal. Ottawa, Kingston, Qnebec,oSt. John,  N. I!., Brandon, Winnipeg, Fredericton, N. B.,  Halifax, Victoria, Vancouver, Rossland, Kaslo,  Ashcro.t. Dawson City, Klondike, N. W.  T., Greenwood. Atlin and Bennett, B. C  --GENTS IN THE UN_T1__> STATES:  Spokane���Traders' National Bank and Old  National Bank. New York���(��2 Wall street)  W. Lawsou and J. C. Welsh, agents. San  Francisco���(12+ Sansome street) H. j; Mc-  Michael and J. R. Ambrose agents.  London Bankers:  The Bank of England and Messrs. Glyn & Co.  Fokkign Agents:  Liverpool���Bank of Liverpool. "A stralia���  Uuiou Bank of Australia. 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Same cars pass Revelstoke one day  earlier.  9********9*9****9***9****9  J   ^   A POINTER   X    $  9_ ���  9  9 ; ' *  * For your eastern trip, is to see that your 9  9    ' TICKET BEADS VIA. *  *  ���  _*  |  CANADIAN PACIFIC   |  99***9*******************9  TRAINS DEPART.  14:35 ) For Rossland, Nelson, San-  Ex. Sun. J don, etc., and all eastern  points via Crows Nest rout, connecting-  at West Robson for Nakusy, Revelstoke, M<-in.i<in3 and Pacific Coast.  15:45 i For Midway, where stage  Ex. Sun. ) connection is made for Rock  Creek, bCamp McKinney and Colville  Reservation points.   ���  For time-tables, rates, and full information call-on or address nearest  local agent, or  E. B. REDPATH. agent, Greenwood, B.C.  W.T.Merson,       E. J.Coyle,  T.P.A.^Neson; B.C.   A.G.P.A. Vancottver.B. C  Mffigggmm^^  I*.  Ml-SS. 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BRITISH AMERICA ASSURANCE CO.,  OF TORONTO  LIVERPOOL AND LONDON. AND GLOBE  ASSURANCE CO., OF LONDON, ENQI,AND  BIRKBECK INVESTMENT & LOAN:cO..  _ OF TORONTO.  GEO. R NADEN,       :       :       :        :  CABWt ADDRESS :  MAORI.  oundory tt  cods :  working a nsai..  THOS. MILLER, Mgr.  TO LET:   Building suitable for Stores or offices.    I*ot on Copper Street,  business   centre.  FOR SALE:   Well Furnished five roomed house,'easy terms of payment.  GREENWOOD,  B. 0_  B  olesale Liouor  COMPANY.  LIMITED.      R. GREIGER. MQR.  xxx Agents For Pabst Bear, xxx  Complete Line Bar Supplies. m...QREENWOOL>s  iwry*  Harvey & Robins. Proprietors.  Cbe Best Stock. Cbe neatest Rigs.  Copper Street, Greenwood.  THE BEST BEER IN TOWN, IS MADB BY  ft*1*!.!_!"_���. .-B--VW. 17.I.W i"V ��*V��I _ S"fe ��^W?"WLWW^ 1BP-��'_^_#  )    PORTMAN BROS. & CO.  Proprietors.  ASK FOR  ('-^1 -7% *  rli.i#y'-''  The Elkhorn Lager Beer Contains only PuroMelt Hope, Try  It I It is kept on Draught or in Bottles by all the leading Hotel  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER, B. C, 733 Pender St.  AIM HEL86K, B. t.  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carrr a larpe stock of Balaaceo, ftxtpexe**.  Fire Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Adda, Ch#mlc��.l*  and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. Sole ajrenta for Moriraa Crecible CorBp��iiy,  Battersea and Standard Firebrick Co., Crucibles, and Muffles. Becker's Sobs' Sfclascea, _0tc.  Catalogue and full particularr sent on application.  Braun's Gasoline Furnaces and Cofd MtietHnw.  MIDWAY, B. C.  First-Class Accommodation. Best Brands Liquors and Cigars  i^HOS, McAUI^Ay, Proprietor, y  "'���'*?��?"*Q-'"*Pi;V��-_ - __      ��� BOGUS TICKETS,  How They Were Sold on the C & W7  Railway.  Chief of C. P. R. detectives, Burns,  of Montreal, H. A. Jansen, of the  secret service department, Fort William, other detectives and a score of  spotters were giving the Columbia &  Western railway considerable attention  during the past two months. As a result, two C. P. R. passenger conductors are hunting other jobs and; the  coast and American newspapers have  been furnished with the nucleus of an  interesting story which by the aid of  the journalistic imagination has been  developed into four er five columns of  interesting reading matter.  The bare facts of the case do not  make aB thrilling a story as the  adorned tales of the outside papers.  Two conductors running' between  Greenwood and Rossland arranged  with hotel runners to sell resold tickets  which they accepted as good on the  trains. The hotel rnnners sold those  tickets only to such persons as they  knew. So far as Greenwood is con-  coerned only a comparatively few  cheap tickets were sold probably not  more than fifty during the summer.  The C. P. R. officials soon discovered  that something was wrong and spotters have been quietly at work for  several months. C. P. R. detectives  too made frequent trips over the road  and they at last succeeded in discovering the leakage." The conductors were  dismissed. Whether' further action  will be taken has not yet been de-  ' termined.  Against this are unsold debentures  amounting to $20,000, In the event of  the debentures not being sold, or are  sacrificed, and it is Tforced to pay the  judgments against it, the position to  say the least, will not be ai pleasant  one; I think the situation is sufficiently grave to call for action on 'the part  of those who are interested in the city.  A meeting should be called to consider  the matter and see what can be done.  Ratepayer.  TO THE  DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her deafness  and noises in the head by Dr. Nicholson's artificial ear drums, gave $10,000  to his institute, so that deaf people  unable to procure the ear drums may  have them free. Address No. H520C,  The Nicholson Institute, 780 Eighth  Avenue, New York, U. S. A.  TAKE HO   CHANCES.  THE   BRIDGE   AT   ROBSON.  ���   John Gunn, the cotractor who is  to  build the stonework for the C.  P. R.  bridge at Robson, is registered at the  Hotel Hume.   A portion  of his plant  has already arrived and within a week  he expects to have the   work   actively  under way.   The contract is  a   large  one, involving the quarrying and  lay  ing of 5,000 yards of stone,   The  cost  to the C. P. R. is about $80,000.   The  entire span is 800 feet long,  and Mr.  Gunn is to   build   the   abutments on  either shore and the   six   piers   upon  which the superstructure will rest.   At  .present deep water there is 35- feet in  ' the river, and the stonework   will   be  built by means of caissons.   A couple  of divers will be brought in to explore  the bed of the river and to determine  as to the foundations, etc:   The rock  will probably be quarried in   the immediate vicinity of Nelson.   Mr. Gunn  found considerable difficulty in locating a quarry where he could operate to  advaritage." The limestone encountered  was not stratified as'is essential where  the rock is to be used for building purposes, and the gratiite was badly broken up.- He has located   a   deposit  of  granite near the city, which he believes  will answer the   purpose   admirably.  The stone will be dressed at the bridge.  The superintendent of the work will be  J. Murray, while H. E. Armstrong will  represent the C.  P. R.   Two  cars  of  plant, including derricks, hoist powers  aud hoisting  engines,   have  already  been delivered at Nelson and the balance of the equipment, consisting of  three carloads of plant will be   along  this week.   The work is to be completed during low water, which means that  the stonework must be completed   by  June next. ���Tribune.  "Don't stop the growing time", has  appeared more than once among the  mottoes prominent at Liberal meetings, and it conveys an injunction  which Canada cannot afford to' disregard. Trade and commerce are always  exceeedingly susceptible to outside influences. This is amply demonstrated  by the marvellous development brought  about by the improved conditions  which followed the change of government in 1896, and inasmuch as the only  definite policy which Sir Charles  Tupper has so far announced on behalf  of his party, comprises a. complete reversal of the changes which brought  about the improved conditions, the inr  excuiable folly of taking any chances  is most apparent. Truly it will be the  part of wisdom not to stop the growing  time.  ASTOUNDING  DISCOVERY.  From Coopersville, Mich., comes  word of a wonderful discovery of a  pleasant tasting liquid that when used  before retiring by any one troubled  with a bad cough always ensures a  good night's rest. "It will soon cure  the cough too," writes Mrs. S. Hiinel-  burger, "for three generations of our  family haye used Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption and never  found its equal for coughs and colds."  It's an unrivaled life-saver when used  for desperate lung diseases. Guaranteed bottles SOc and $1 at Miller Bros.'  drug store.   Trial bottles free.  MUSIC LESSONS  Miss Flesher is prepared to take  pupils in piano or organ instructions  after the* 1st of October." Apply at the  home of Mrs. C. -5}. Shaw.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that I, E. D.  Shears, will not be responsible for any  debts contracted by Mrs. E. Shears oh  the grounds of deser.tion of home and  family.  E, D. Shears.  ON REAL ESTATE  BAZAAR.  _ __The ladies of the Church of England  intend holding a bazaar in the Masonic  building on the 28th and 29th of November, There wUl be ���*. fine assortment of both useful and ornamental  articles for sale, besides plenty of toys  for the little ones. The prices will be  like the "Sheeny" who was selling a  coat oh Saturday, the Jewish Sunday,  for 16 shillings, and was rebuked for  doing business on that day. "Beess-  ness ! dot vos not beesness to sell dot  coat for 16 shillings, db.t vos charity,"  and ladies and gentleman please to remember that this charity, but charity  where you will get more than the value  for your money in this world's goods.  Prices will be so low that you should  make it your business to visit the  bazaar and purchase your Christmas  presents. Gentlemen please take note  that suitable presents for "best girls"  have been made a specialty. The  ladies have been working hard for this  bazaar, for the past year, and we hope  that the public at large will give them  a generous patronage for sweet  charit's sake.  ?i  tV&fe &&& __-��?__- ___ J.  -||]��~-III��l_i-99ll"  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Room 4. Wallace.M.Her Bloc  R. P. Rithet & Co.  LIMITED.  _���__**-  ��������������������� ���"���     ��� ��� ��� ��������� ��� ���' ���  '��� ������   ���     ��� ���*��� ������ ��� ������������"-������ ��� ������ ������-��� _ _  _ ��� ��� *���  WHOLESALE   GROCERS  WINE AND SPIRIT    j !g  MERCHANTS.  VICTORIA, B..C.  YARD AT DEADWOOD, B. C.  We have on hand   No. 1   Brick,   well  burnt, and slolicit your patronage.  A. J. McGwire & Cp.  Deadwood, B. C.  Head Office and Works at  Belleville, Ont.  Branch Office and Works at  Trail, B.C.  44444444-444444444444444444444444  THE (JltAc QUaCHINE ��o��� Limited,  Manufacturers of  Air Compressors,  Roc Drills, Hoisting and Stationary Engines, Boilers,  Ore Trucks, Ore Cars, Ore Buckets, etc,  Agents for Knowles Steam Pump Works,  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 wish to  save money buying repairs, then  USE   OURS. J, p. BYERS, MgT.,Trail.B.C  ^Uiuiiauuiiuuiuiiiaiiaiuiiiiaiuiiiuiiuiiiiiiiiaiiiuiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiuiuiaiiiiiiiii;^  E. JACOBS  GREENWOOD.  DAWSON  -&   CRADDOCK  Cigars and Tobaccos,  Smokers' Sundries,  Comfortable Club Rooms.  Copper Street, Two Doors  Below  Rkndell Corner.  JENCKES MACHINE C��.  | IN STOCK ��  | ROSSLAND |  * '9  % Warehouse, |  9 9  **************  Hoisting Plants, Stamp Mills* Concentrators,  Buckets, Cars, Rope, Sinking and Station Pumps,  Chain Blocks,  Boilers, Receivers, Etc,  *  **  ���*+  4  % 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 *���*��� 4 4,4 4 4 4444444444444444444444^  CANADIAN ^RANB BRILL C��.  Compressors and Rand Rock Drills, in which the highest degree of Perfection has  been attained,  WILLIAMS, F. R. MENDENHALL,  GREENWOOD.   B.C.  '9  ROSSLAND,   B.C.  4  , /*���*  .  - r-  ''*<\  *!.-  I   The Jaies Cooper fflfi  **-  -MONTREAL, QUEBEC,-  MANUFACTURURS OF  -**  -.���.���  /f  ROCK DRILLS, STRAIGHT LINE ^  DUPLEX and CORLISS AIR COM- 3  PRESSORS . ...                      H  COMPLETE MINE EQUIPMENTS -~3  __&*    OF ALL KINDS. tZS  -fflgg-'- '-STOCK, CARRIED IN RQSSLAND ^J  g~   R. H. C IttcnaHy. Rossland, B. 0.                 ~N   ,B.<C Kfakpatrieft, Greenwood, B. G* =3  fmimmmmiimmmmiimimm  MINERAL   ACT.  BOILERS, HOISTS, PUMPS, Etc:  Agents For The Bullock Diamond Drills.       - /*  *zv  -"fi"*/.  y  ,r  k  m  ���'iv;  Certificate of Improvements.    .  notice.  HAM FAT Mineral Claim, situate in the  Grand Forks Mining Division' oi Yale  District. Where located : Summit canto,  about -1500 feet East and South of the R.  Bell claim.    . .  AKE NOTICE that we Mary Garland,  _ Free Miner's Certificate No. i)8260, W. S.  McCrea, Free Miner's Certificate No. B30912,  Geo.A.Guess, Free Miner's Certificate No.b2.7'IO  intend, sixty day s from the date hereof, to apply  to the mining' recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose ���-' -*---������-���������-  -  i-p/  A  _*  ri:  ;{  *.  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 Aflffust, A. D. 1900.  TIMES BLOCKXX  COPPER STREE X  nkentir*  UlcDonnel! �� ��o,  Do you owe the Green-wood Times  $2. Your subscription lable will tell  you. Subscriptions payable in advance.  ��� *  *  CITY  FINANCES.  Mines ><-  and Real Estate  Greenwood and Myei-s Creek,  "   MINERAL ACT/18%,  CERTIFICATE    OF   IMipROVEMENTS.  NOTIOB.  "SUNFLOWER" Mineral Claim situate in  the Kettle River Mining- Division of Yale  District. Where located : In Deadwood  camp. i  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett, as  ag-ent for The British Columbia Copper  Company,     . Limited, (Foreign),        Free  Miner's    Certificate    No.      BZ9582,      intend,  sixty days after date hereof to apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificate of Imp  merits for the purpose of obtaining a Ci  Grant of thc 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-  rove-  rown  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate  of Improvements.  "LITTLE BUFFALO" Mineral Claim situate  in the Kettle River Mining Division of  Yale District. Where located : In Dead-  wood Camp, adjoining- the Oregon Mineral  Claim: __ _'_ ^__-i-i^^li^=i;_^_.!!y---^^-a.1___*-^___-.__  T" "'AKE^NOTICEthatL ArthurM."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 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 BUch Certificate of Improvements.  ARTHUR M. WHITESIDE.  Dated this 10th day of September, 1900.  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTER   OF  THE  ARY DISTRICT.  T  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvement.  NOTICE. '.  HONALULU mineral claim, situate in the  Kettle River Mining Division .of Yale District. Where located : In Copper canip.  'AKE NOTICE that I, C. _E. Shaw as  agent for James R. McMackson, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B13 56 and William H.  McMackson, Free Miners Certificate No. n!3593  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 thc above claim.  And  further take  notice that action  under  Section 37 must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated the 20th day of November, 1899.  192 C. _E. SHAW.  To Thb Editor:���Is it not time that  some definite action should be taken  ia reference to municipal affairs in this  . city? It strikes me that it is of the  tugheftt  importance "that   everything  *�� should now: he done to secure the affairs  , of the city on a sound business basis.  " There is nothing" that will tell ao  strongly against the future of the city  an an unsatisfactory financial condition  during the first few years of its existence. Even the biassed elector must  surely admit that present conditions  " are not satisfactory, and something  ought to be done. If lam correctly  informed, outside of the judgments  that have been registered against it,  the city owes the bank neajrly $20,000.  Cbe Queen..  Is the Supply point for the Mining Camps,  From the City roads lead to Greenwood, Deadv  wood, Copper, Summit, Long Lake, White's,  Atwood, Wellington, Smith's and other Boun'-  dary Creek Camps, Three Chartered Banks  have branches in the city, For prices of lots  and other information, Address   ���   ���   /-   ���   ���  C. SCOTT GALLOWAY  GREENWOOD,  gigar g*  �������������  Clarendon Hotel BlocK,  7     Gmnwood, B. C.  For Pipes, Tobaccos and Cigars  Wholesale -and RetaiL  I. ROBTv JACOBS, Manager  ^;*-v��*---d_<_.- "sic/ j^^^mmm^-1-1-  -.T-^T.WoODjraEXtLY TIMES ^  MILLER BROS.  DRUGGISTS AND  JEWELERS. .   .  QUALITY  Richness, Style and dura-  bility^these are the points  in our Jewelry that inters  ests buyers 5 but even they  must depend:on me hoiv  esty and good judgment  of the dealer in the selection of the best qualities.  We are ready to refund  the money for any article  not exactly as represented,  MILLER 'BROS.  DRUGGISTS AND  JEWELERS,  For Sale-  Naden.  The Phoenix Presbyterians have de  cided to call a pastor.  For Rent���Unfurnished rooms very  cheap.    See Smith & McRae.  William Drever  intends building   a  skating ri.nk in Phoenix.  Anthony J. McMillan, of the Snow  shoe, was in the city last week.  For fine tirade nothing equals Health  Brand Underwear.   Rendell & Co.  City workmen are laying the much  needed crossings on Copper street.  C. W. Vedder,' the well known  Spokane insurance man, paid Uie city  a visit last week.  W. I. Smith and IC. B. Massam returned last week from a trip-* to the  West Fork country.  1. Robert Jacobs, of the Queen cigar  company, made a business trip to Ross  land and Nelson this week.  of   thc  A lire alarm was turned in Sunday  night, an overheated stove pipe causing  trouble in the Greenwood music store.  jtfo damage w as done. Now that cold  weather is coming on, and stoves are  being more frequently, used, there  should be an inspection to see that  proper safeguards are being used a  .cainst fire.  A-well attended meeting of the Presbyterian was held in  Miller's hall on  Wednesday last, Rev. D. McG. Gandier  of Rossland, the moderator, presiding  A unanimous call was extended to Rev.  . VV. H.  Anderson  from  the congregation.    Mr. Anderson has been  in  Ihis  district for some time.   The congregation will erect a church   building   on  Long *Lake street.  Aid. Geo. H.Cropley and Missldllian  Johnson    were   married   Wednesday,  7th  inst.,  by   Rev.   B. H. Balderston.  Mr.   and   Mrs.   McKay, of Anaconda,  supported   the bride and groom.   The  happy   couple   left  by    Wednesday's  train   for   Nelson,   B. C,   where   the  honeymoon will be spent.    Aid.  Crop-  ley is one of the popular business men  e city  anil   the Times joins his  ht  H.  B. Munroe   has   charge  bridges across the West Fork.   Hugh  is an old hand at this business.  ley is  Large collection of sheet music at 5,   of" the cUy anu   ^^    ^  10   and   15 cents.    Greenwood   Music   many friend8 in'extendlngcon��ratula.  store- tions.  W. G. Stephan, of Cleveland, has ar- ^xigh McKee has returned from the  rived to take charge of the ore sorting Similkameen country. During his visit  plant at the Mother Lode mine. there he was the victim  of a peculiar  _      -, TT        .,-_._        ���      accident.    According to  the Similka-  For SALB-Household furniture, in-   meen Star> while.tr *inK t0  conral his  President:   HON. G. A. COX.  General Manager:   B. E WALKER.  AsstGencralManager: J.W.MM  Is The Best Hotel in ftiCCity.  "'           -   '     " ���    -    X*t   ���P  |l|    !-���-     'I .      ,,  Copper Street.  Greenwood, B.C.  horses after dark, he stepped over  the  pply v_.reeiivv>_v_v- ��� .-��� . side of a hill, falling on his  head.    On  _,-,        , ���     ���   4.    j    '_   *ii_     getting up he fou ad he had   lost   the  R. C. Longley, superintendent of the  *ower8of ��peech>   Fiuding his fiends,  .-!,._���+,., .pnders for haul-   he made signs tc '  '   ' 1-'~'  eluding two bed-room sets, carpets, etc  Apply Greenwood SteanrLaundry.  K. u. *����-*��, - -r-- haul , P' Wmlde sS"?o them"explaining what  Carmi, is calling foi tenders for haulJ hmadesx^    ^ whillans was calling 1,500 tons sf ore to Midway  before   h* .^ W& ^  i r_f\1 ���   ���-���-*���*   ���-- -�� ��    V_-_i_*1  February, 1901.  ..fl.  ���"ft  gity QlepittS^  '$&$$  ;_sSa'S%.:'l  Wmti  3^��*��*>*  .... Men's suits are down to bedrock at  Rendell & Co.'s    ",','-'  '   W.   G. McKenzie,  Wood-Vallance's  representative, is at the Imperii-l.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, over  Bank of  Commerce.   Columbia 'phone 1-6.  T. P. Mclntyre,  representing Ash-  down, o:f*Wumipei?, is at the Imperial.  Wanted���Furniture for two rooms.  Apply Times Offiee.  Chas.-'E. Betts, resident manager bf  the Cariboo company, was down from  , McKinney this week.  For . Sa��e-���First-class  cook   stove  dishes, carpet, etc.   Apply at Watson's  cigar store, Copperstreet.  F. J. Finucane, manager of the Bank  of Montreal, made a business trip to  Rossland this week.  R.A. Mathiesjon ,of McKay & Mathie-  son,   merchants,  Beaverton,   is in the  ���   i R.   P.   Williams, - representing the  _.,  Jenckes Machine Company, has sold a  condensor to the Greenwood Electric  ���>*_ *-  '  JT Company.  I 1 Do  not  overlook   the   sale of boys  clothing "and reefer coats at Rendell  ,....-'.& Co.'s  "   ���    Geo. L. FraBer, master mechanic at  , the Old Ironsides, was down this week  to meet Mrs. Fraser who was visiting  in Rossland.  ��� A.A. Crowston's stores, Government  ������-street, for__ groceries, provisions, produce. Headquarters for gree._rfriuts.~tf  W. F. Anderson, who looks after the  passenger department of the C. P. R.,  is in the ci.ty and registered at the  Imperial.  Sixty-five dollars will buy a good pipe  tone organ. Greenwood Music Store.  L. C. Hodge is manager of the V. &  N. Telephone Company's business in  this city. He came here from 'Nelson  to succeed J. H. Ward, who goas to the  coast. ,  A. M. Whiteside is away' on a busi-  trip to Rossland. Upon his return he  will be accompanied by his sister from  New Westminister who will remain  here for some time.  Geo. A. Guess returned on Saturday  from his old home in Kingston, Ont.  On his way back he visited his brother  Harry, at Rat Portage, where he-has  charge of the laboratory for a large  mining company.  Phoenix has a complete municipal  council. Geo. W. Rumberger was  elected mayor by acclamation, and the  following were elected aldermen : D.  Mclnnes, Jno. A. Morrinj JamesPunch  James Marshall, James A. Clark and  Michael McBean.  An Indian named Antoine was murdered at Penticton last, week  by   two  other  Indians,   Donald   and  Edward  Jack.   The crime was   committed   in  daylight and an axe was the weapon  The victim was mutilated in a horrible  manner. Dr. Morris of Vernon held an  inquest.    The murderers were at large  -last week, but there were good chances  of their capture.  Householders are reminded  that in  order to qualify as   municipal  voters  igy must furnish the city clerk with  "' ^"~B_��y declaration  before Dec.  jy^v* pay property tax, or  jd are British subjects,  nake a declaration to  pse living  in   rented  are: required, to   ,  that    they,   are 5  W. F. Robertson, provincial mineralogist, was in the city on Friday and  Saturday. He visited the different  camps in the district.  To-night, at the Auditorium, a full  report of the election returns throughout the Dominion will be read aud posted on bulletin boards.  had happened,    jlt. ��_���_..-__��._   p.d in, and upon examination found the  skull was badly, damaged,   evidently  affecting the brain.   Partial paralysis  set in early last evening, but as night  passed on the patient gradually recovered. Bert Goodisson attended the sick  man last evening and reports a change  for the better this morning.   McKee is  able to speak a, few   words   now,   but  only manages to articulate-with  great  difficulty.   Mr.  McKee has recovered  his speech and is not much' the worse  Greenwood Branch  Drafts and   Money  Orders  sold payable at any Banking  -     point in the world.  Every Modern ConvenleWer  irabam $ Parfy,  Proprietors.  Cor. Copper and Deadwood Sheets, ,*<<< Greenwood, B. C  ������ ���.,,..*-.  J. MITCHELL*-~  C. iE.'Shaw, C. E., who was a w  ness in the Waterland case, at  Felson,  has gone to the West Fork, where good  progress is being made on  the wagon  road. ��� .   .  -  ; For instructions on piano, violin  mandolin, etc, see Prof. Kauffnianu,  Greenwood Music Store.  James Matheson, the C. P. R.  brakesman who lost a leg recently, has  been discharged from the Grand Forks  hospital, and left for his home in Leth-  bnfoeT.    ^  "--���The Greenwood Glee Club has been  organized with F. B. Winnett as president,' G. Maynard, musical director and  A.*A. Crowston, secretary. t"omfort-  able rooms have been fitted up opposite  the Auditorium. 7  A. Fisher left this week for Rendell,  where he and his associates, L.. Blue  and J. S. Deschamps, are putting in a  large sawmill, to supply the West Fork  country. Rendell is the central point  of the West Fork.  J. W. McBride, manager of the  Bolster townsite, was in the cUy and  stated, he had just returned from  Waterville, where he had, secured the  title for the townsite. A clear deed '  will be given for lots that will be purchased in Bolster.  Matt Hehnan had his arm badly  damaged at the B. C. mine on Thurs-  day.�����He ^-was^asceiiding^jthe ladder  from the 50-foot level when the cage  ���struck his arm, making serious lacerations. Dr. Spankie was called for and  dressed the wounds.  A report comes from Rossland that  R. E. L. Brown has a deal on for the  Oro Denoro mine in Summit camp.  The Oro Denoro is a most promising  property. It is owned by the King  Mining Company, who, on account of  lack of funds, were forced to... discontinue development work  Ilia o^--u*ov.- _  from his experience.  AMERICAN   ELECTIONS.  McKinley won the presidential election on Tuesday last by a sweeping  majority. The Electoral vote ��� will be  as follows:  :'.''MCKINtSV.y-.  California ...;...  Connecticut :,.......���..   Delaware t.   Illinois '..."...-.......  Indiana   '.. . '.............'......  Iowa '.......- .-.; . .v.-.-.- ..............  Kansas   Maine ... ��� ..:.......  Maryland : ..........  Mwsacliiisetts... .........  Michigan   :ft_ii:uesoia ....  ��� Nebraska  ...: ..;....*..;.. ".'.  .   New Hampshire   New Jersey   New York : ; ....-  Nortli Dakota ............  Ohio ..........:.;    Oregon..   Pennsylvania ;  Rhode Island', .....  South Dakota : .....  Utah   Vermont.   Wnslunjrtot-   "West."Virginia   .... ......;...  ���Wisconsin '.-. .-.   ���Wyoming ...............   Alabama..-.:.-������-���  Arkansas ...:.   Colorads  ������  Florida ������������  Georgia  -..���  Idaho   Ceutucky   *_,ouisana   .........  Missouri   Mississippi .:...  Montana.... ���  Nevada   ..--������   North Carolina  South Carolina  Tennessee ......v  Texas   ^Virginia   Total..  ....11-:  ' ..... 8  .... 4  "    .... 4  ". .....13 .  . . -3  ���....13  "    :... 3  77....-V?  .. .:-v.-9  ������'.:..'��� 3  ". 3.  .....11 *  ��� 9  ".'.7.'.:;..i2'   15   12  777^ri-S"*  CITY   COUNCIL.  Shop worn goods 9  ' 9  for your Fall  Suit  *  ��  when you can secure *  9  New Goods of  the 9  9  9  most   fashionable $  pattern which have*  just arrived.   .        .   9  The Biggest and" best |  I assortment of Fall Suit.*  �� ings ever brought into |  ]% the Boundary.  X   X 9  . 9 ' ���"  '������������*  9  9  9  9  9  9  ^9-  -. *  .*  ��� -*  9  9  ROSSLAND ENGINE WORKS. - CUNLIFF & MCMILLAN.  FOUNDERS,  MACAINESTS,  AND BOILER  MAKERS.  .   Specialty in manufacture of.Orc Cars and General Miuinif Machinery.  Iiist of Second Hand Maahinery on hand, which has been thorpliglilv* overhauled, and  is as good as new:  One,60 li. s- Return Tubular Boiler 5x12  t-2 lieads. 82���3 tutes. tested to 18Olbs.  cold water uressure.  62"lo." heavy 30 In.  smoke stack, complete with all fittings.  *     '       We  One 12x18 Ingersolc-Sergeant Air Compressor, listed at 3 drills.  One Vertical Air Receiver, 8x3. 5 -16'shell  3-8 heads, with all fittings. i   a...��.    Walch this'advertisement for other lists, or write us for fell list before buyitig  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.���Stock Carried.  Third Avenue, Rossland P. 0. Box* 198.  1 --     i    --.m w . _���  ..       mf. ..-*������  Aid. Dave Bannerman, of the firm of  Bannerman Bros., left on Saturday on  a six weeks' trip to his old home in the  east, after an   absence   of   14  years.  Dave announced that he was born  in  Grey county, but those who know say  it was in. the heart of Bruce couuty,  and that besides paying a visit to   the  land of his birth, he will test  the  virtues of a new brand of oatmeal for the  benefit of D. A.  McKenzie   and  other  expatriated Bruce county men  in this  city.  Proceedings at the Regular Meeting  Monday Night.   7;/*������ y."  Mayor Hardy and Aldermen Sullivan, Sutherland and Galloway '���' were  present at the regular meeting on Monday evening. McDonald & Johnson,,  barristers, Nelson, notified they city  that Walter "Waterland had assigned  $500 to them, being portion of the  judgment recovered by him against  the city, and asked that the sumbenot  not paid to any other than themselves.  Received and filed.  Wai.   Graham,   of    the    Southend  Grocery, asked permission   to  lay   a  crossing   in   front   of   his store,   the  Southend, also a short sidewalk.   Referred to the  street  committee,   with  power to act.  ' Alderman Sullivan moved and Alderman Galloway seconded, that the certified  cheque of   $5,000  given   by   the  Tramway   Company,   as   security   to  carry out the terms of the charter; be  placed to a trust account  THE TALL0K  9 Copper St.       ' Gieemvood. ^  9***********************  We Guarantee  To   give   satisfaction  or money refunded.  The finance committee's report- on  several accounts was accepted, and thc  treasurer's report on receipts and expenditures for the quarter ending  September, was received and filed.  It was decided to advertise the usual  notice re -householder's qualifications,  and also notice to delinquent tax payers  The clerk was allowed $25 for office  expenses, and the council adjourned.  Fining notes.  ��-   ___���_���-____���  One hundred and twenty tons per  week is being shipped from the Althe-  atan mine to the Trail smelter,  The James Cooper Mfg. Co. recently  sold a sectibnalized Cameron sinking  pump, with a capacity of 50 gallons a  minute, to E. H. Thurston of the  Carmi mine. The pump has been, shipped from Rossland stock, and has already left Greenwood for the West  Fork. It will be packed in from the  end of the new wagon to the mine.  H. R. Kirkpatrick, representing the  James Cooper Mfg.  Co.,   returned  on  Monday's train from  Rossland.   The  company have just  closed, a  contract  with the Nickle   Plate   mine   in   the  Similkameen for an Ingersoll-Sergeant  compressor of five drill capacity, drills,  boiler, pump, and a; quantity  of  supplies.   The machinery has-been ship  ped from Rossland and will be taken  to the mine via Penticton and the new  wagon road, which will be completed  within three weeks.   This is the first  air compressor plant to   go   into  th'e  ! Similkameen  ��� And Rooms have been re-opened under the management of Mrs. E. Dowding (late of the Lanciishire  House, Midway.)   .  THE BEST MEALS IN THE.CITY WILL��&~ SERVED.  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO DINNER  PARTIES.  Rooms arc Comfortable Well Heated and -  7 ' ���" Well Lighted. *  SPH0TI&    .     .  MACPHEftSfi  We beg to notify the public of Green-  - i^Sfed^nd vicuna that  Mr, W. ��  ^      ^^-^^4fceonard is oo longer acting in  the  WATCHMAK ^^4Mc^citT of selling ag.nt for us in the  (^f^Sm vicu-ity'of Greenwood or elsewhere^  Greenwood St. <y    i\^^^^^[{ . -        Brantford, Ont.  Mrs. E. Dowding  31 ...The Clarendon Hotel and'.'Cafe...  rnrtihrj-ffnn hf      ' App ?*'':w-1^-Is hbr-r-by given that  \A}1 yiU411U1I VI ..-.-���... ;       the said seotion provides that only the  THE CITY OF GREENWOOD    names ��* those persons who have paifi  '������'.���   -������  -��� .-.   ���..*.. -���',-'.*;���- .;'-. '    Al.VMTJKICIPAL'RATBS, TAXES,��� ASSESS-  '���- - ��� .- ������--,  .    -���������;��������������� y.*-.-*.' .'��������� ,        MENTS and wcENeEFEES (if any)'p~a*i*.>  MUNICIPAL VOTPS-UST.   '        able'by them, shall be entitled to hav��|   ���rt���- ������'���:; their names placed on the voters' list:%'i  NOTIC-5 is hereby given .that in of the Municipality^ And notice iiyf  pursuance of Section 6, of the Municip- hereby jgiven that the names of . alt!-^  al Elections' Act, .any householder de- persons whoThaye "hot paid by tlie.first-7.  siring to have his or her name placed Monday in ^December next,; all rates'^  on the voters' list of the Municipality | taxes, assessments and licence fees (i|7  of Greenwood for-the year'1900, must, ' "    '*'���'���'"-'"' ~.-���a*  on or before the 1st day of December,  make and deliver to the Assessor or  Clerk of the Municipal Council, the  stStutory declaration required by the  said act;  i j.  i  taxes, ttssca-u"."������-��� ., -      -~jk  any) payable by .them, will be omttt^  from said voters' Ust.      ::    ;     y .    &^  y;'~- "   ': -   ������.-'-: 'By Order,'- '- '>:��� *,.-.^S  ��� ��� ���  " ' '.'- ;''' ���'������ ���; G. B. Tailor, Im  *������-.- ':   '.:7-''V;t-':,CityCler^p  Greenwood, B. C?.^oVemb^-6th, l^qg  --������-...   ���������������-���      ...-.:.- ...r -,..���:���.....:  ��� ������������'���%��$��

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