There is a greal deal of activity going on in tbe new miniag town of Black Diamond, The smelter is bsing built, aad at tbis writing has made considerable hetdway, with ore-enough ore-enough on the dump, wbeo finished, io keep it busy for three mooibs. The hotel ia neanng completion and is expected to be ready for business on or about June 3rd. This bo.telrr ill bi replete with tbe most modern conveniences lor its guest-. It will contain twenty sleeping rooms with office, dining room, store rojtn, bath room and a large aud airy kitchen. It will be furnished throughout with tbe best the market afTjrds and when finished Mrs. J. H. Bose will take charge. The cojrjpaoy store is very nicely fitted throughout with office ia tbe store, storage room, wine room, etc. Mr. G. D. Mar6b is manager manager and J. G. Hearne, treasury manager. 'I be atore is not yet fully locked and consignments of dry stoods; groceries and hardware are expected every day, The site elected for tbe townsite and smelter is well situated and very extensive. There ia a telephone wire to the mines, a post office and two saloons.