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The Midway Dispatch C. M. Crouse 1903-11-28

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$2.00 pep Year.
;ompany have a Oood Mine and are
Economically managing It.
ha Property is Considered one of the Best in the Boundary
Country.—The Shipments are now One Hundred and Fifty
Tons per day, and to Date over Twelve Thousand
Tons of Ore has been Sent to the Smelter
at Boundary Falls,   where it is
Treated   at Small Cost
The Week's News about
Boundary Properties
Will Be Done in The District ihis
Winter. — Several New
Strikes Reported.
One of the most economically
inna^cd mines in   tlie Hound-
iy country  appears   to   be
10 Oro   Denoro  in   Summit
nip.   Smith Curtis, the mailing director  of   the Denoro
inns, Ltd.,   that owns and is
iting the group was at. thf
[ino tliis week, previous to gull; to the coast, and made the
nUiineiit that  the ore of the
o Denoro is being gotten out
(I loaded on the railway dump
rs nt a cost not exceeding 40
its per ton.    This  lias been
adored possible largely  since
ic installation of the oompres*
i', which has now been work>
IK some weeks in  a  most sut-
actory manner.
At present the Oro Denoro
tput is about  150  tons  per
y, which   will  probably  be
iiiintainetl all   winter, unless
ino unforeseen contingencies
rise.   The output is all sent to
c Montreal & Boston Copper
i's smelter at Boundary Falls,
'I. according to the contract
mile, some of it runs so high
iron,   that   it   has actually
t3U treated at the smelter at
• cost whatever to  the   mine
I P to a short time ago, since
ie resumption of operations on
he Oro Denoro, the work has
B^n confined to the stripping
■ tlie surface near wliere the
re was exposed by the railway
titles, where the Phoenix
ranch of the C. P. B. was built,
nne five year ago. Prom this
ttint all the ore has been ship-
Mi thus far. The chief ore body
1 some 80 feet witlo, antl al-
lough some 12,000 tons have
Jcen shipped, the body itsolf
fetus to have boen hardly
A few weeks ago, after tho
"stallatiou of the air eompres-
H*""' w°rk was started in the No.
tunnel, some 200 feet from
mm portal, to crosscut to reach
lie ore body on whicli work is
"'"I? on above. After proceed-
"8 some 80 feet or more, the
ire body was encountered,
'"oh sooner than was untiei-
»tod. In d«e time a raise will
10 »>ade to the surface, and con-
Wrtlons made with the ore
"i-i'i'ios, theroby opening "P
"iiich more extensive area of
»'o of a K,)0,| K,.(l,iCi Surveys
'we already heen run by tlm
.'. '*' engineers to build »
''"''^mr, which will run iiniloi'
'" (lm"M) from the No. .'Humid.
18 Oro Denoro is sltuato at
lw° townsite on tho C. P. B,
miles in a direct line from the
famous Phoenix copper-gold
camp. The property was Iqcat-
etreight years ago by William
Corbett, who later obtained a
crown grant. Mr. Corbett dug
a great many prospect pits and
trenches showing ore over acres of the claim so that it. was
of ten spoken of as a mountain
of ore and has always been
counted on to make a mine. A
thousand feet of tunnel and
shaft work has been done on the
In January last Smith Curtis
was instrumental in organizing
the Denoro Mines, Ltd., of which
he is managing director. This
company acquired the Oro Den-
oroand intheiniddleof April last
six men under the superintendence of B. H. Anderson (now
superintendent of the Le Boi,
at Bossland) began development work. Three ledges
which were known to intersect
tho C. P. B. line, that crosses the
property wero attacked and
stripped of earth and rock capping with a view to shipping by
quarrying tlio ore. In a few
weeks tens of thousands of tons
of pay ore wore exposed. After
$1000 bad been spent the property was able to take care. of
itself, one of tho rare cases
where a large low grade property would pay from the grass
Subsequently a contract was
made with the Boundary Fulls
smelter which is claimed to be
the most favorable rate ever
given to any mine in the province, tho rate being on a sliding scale downward, according
to the excess of iron. The ore
is also rich in lime so that it is
not only self-fluxing but is capable of fluxing n largo proportion of silicious ore.
The excellence of the Oro Denero ore will be apparent when
compared with the self-fluxing
ore of the Granby company at
Phoenix, tho actual net cost of
smelting which that company
states to be $1.35 per ton. As
the smelter i.s doubtless making
a gootl profit on its contract for
the Denoro ore by using it to
flux other ores for which it
would otherwise at oonsider-
Ml,|0 (.„st havo to buy iron and
lime to Mux them, these being
flfrnotpry t>|es i°T whieh the
smelter and ore is  now going' A ^p TPI-I C
out at the rate of 150 tons a day, | ** *     I I I C
which will be maintained during the winter.
The ore bodies of the Oro Denoro cutting as they do up and
down the hill are as easily quarried as any in the world. For
a great many years to come no
hoisting or expensive machinery
will be needed,
With the cheapest qiMfy , uig 3
and the lowest treatment eharg-
es and with excellent pay values it should not be long before the Oro Denoro becomes a
dividend payer.
Copper mines have always
been an attractive investment
because as a rule they are more
permanent than other mines
and pay larger dividends. The
Bio Tinto copper mine in Spain
has been worked over2000 years
and is still the largest producer
of that metal in the world.
Taking tbe present working
mines of the United States that
have paid over $5,000,000 iu dividends, it will be found that seven
of them ai*e copper mines that
have paitl $153,000,000 profits of
an average of $23,300,000 and
Hve of them are gold, silver and
lead mines that have paid $41,-
800,000, or an average of $8,000,-
Altogether too much emphasis has been laid upon the
Boundary copper ores lieing
low grade. The contained metal values tire less than in many
other mining districts, but the
costs of mining aim sweltinj.,
ure also very niu'h less. Tbe
expression therefore should be
a relative term. In fact all the
big dividend-paying mines of
world with very few exceptions,
whether gold, silver, copper,
iron or coal make a profit of
but $J or $2 per ton and many
of them a less profit, but their
big inexhaustible tonnage
counts. No one thinks of calling the Butte copper camp a
low grade one, yet $10, $12 and
$13 ores owing to their refractoriness and to expensive deep
mining aro not so valuable as
that, of course, was sorted ore, j pressed it. "If the Hendryx
hut it is thought that which is; system could handle that stuff
being taken out,-now will go at| successfully, it could deal with
least$30 to the ton,and as itcan
be mined and treated for $15,
there should be a good profit
in Boderiek Dim ore. Work on
the property will be continued
throughout the winter.
The Emma.
At the Emma mine, Summit
camp, ore is to be shipped from
the south side of the claim, on
the B. C. mine spur, a small
steam hoist having been placed
therefor that purposo.
Blue Jay.
It is understood that the Blue
Jay, in Skylark camp, will bo
worked again. It is one of the
original locations in that catnp.
Wauconda Will Resume Work.
The Wauconda mine will resume operations within a month
and possibly within the next
ten days. One or more of the
ledges cut by the big tunnel will
be drifted upon for some distance. An effort will be made
to fully determine the value of
the property. If tliere is a good
pay shoot in the mine tho officers are determined to know
it beyond the possibility of
question. The lust six months
the mine was operated the management could not have been
worse and to this is attributed
the failure and shutdown.
$5 to $8 tires  iu the Boundary,
smeller <      ,.———	
rate, there should be  no  re
cost for smelting Oro   Denoro
ore but a   bonus  ■»   't.   SI,'P-
charges a high smelting
n|M began in  the  middle of
and be it known that tliere are
but four of tho large mines in
Butte that make on their ore
a larger profit per ttm than is
made by the Boundary copper
mines, and two of these four at
most make only a few cents per
ton moro profit. For instance,
the big Anaconda mines, capitalized at $30,000,000, and which
havo paitl $23,000,000 iu dividends, made for the year ending
1st June, 1903, $1,002,000 profit
on 907,227 tons of ore or $1.78
per ton, but this includes profit
on smelting, converting and refining, all of which are done by
the Anaconda company. Hud
it to send its ore to reduction
works and pay our extra freight
rato on its metals to the New
York market, its profits would
be loss thin $1 pjt* ton of ore
Other Butte dividend payers
made during tho yoar a profit
of 90 cents, 83 cents nnd 18 cents
por ton on thoir ores respectively. Mi'. Walker recently in the
Boston Commercial figured that
the big Boundary mine owned
by the Granby conipany , can
make $1.80 profit per ton of ore.
Altogether the outlook for
the success of lho Oro Denoro
is very bright indeed. The action of the management in procuring at every stop the highest
and best expert lidvice is mos
commendable, antl if followed
by other companies in the initial stages of development of
Evening Star.
The crew on the Evening
Star, in Wellington camp, has
been increased, ami test shipments will be made to tbe smelter OveFflietfew wagon roan n.
eently built. J. K. and B. S.
Fraser recently bonded the
group to Michigan capitalists,
who also have the bond on the
Volcanic group.
Owing to the derailing of a
car near the Snowshoe last Saturday, no shipments were sent
out from Phoenix camp that
camp that day, but the next
day the shipments were unusually heavy. The regular quota
from the Granby mines is now
(il cars, or 2,000 tons per day.
The Snowshoe mine cannot ship
to the limit of its capacity as j lnofiern
the smelter is unable to Imdle'
its entire output.
After a short cessation of
shipments the Sunset mine,
in Deadwood camp, is once more
sending dii-vn i.s ore to the
company's smelter at Boundary
Don Pedro.
This week II. II. Shallenber-
ger made a rich strike on the
Don Pedro claim which adjoins
the Strathniore and is situated
close to Greenwootl. The leatl
is about two feet in width and
the pay shoot which is from
four to eight inches, runs 400 ozs.
of silver to tlm ton, besides
carrying some gold values.
Roderick Dhu.
At the Boderiek Dhu throe
carloads of ore aro sacked ami
awaiting sufficient snow to haul
it to the railway siding for shipment to the suiolter. Work is
now confined to taking out
moro ore. This is one of the
few Boundary properties that
has practically paid from the
grass roots, there only being]
ubout a foot of wash  over  tht
their mines  would  result   in |edgo.   Atrial shipment of two
great good to both the compan-, tons from  the property  sonic
ies and the country.
Republic Mine Handed Over To
The stockholders of the Bo-
public Consolidated Gold Mining company, which owns the
Bepublic mine, have adopted a
resolution to assign all the property to Secretary W. G. V. Lap-
skil for the benefit of the credi
ors. The papers of assignment
have been prepared and only
lack the formality of signatures
to be complete. Thev will
probably oe execmeu sotm nun
filed for record.
Attorney W. J. 0. Wakefield,
representing the company, in
referring to the matter said:
"With some changes the. Bepublic mill could be arranged for
the installation of the Hendryx
system. I expect such a plan
wiil be carried out. If there is
no ore from the republic mine
to treat, there is plenty of ore
from other mines in that camp,"
The mill was the property pf
ihe Bepublic Power & Cyanid-
ing company. It is said to bo
one of the best constructed
mills in the west. Everything
about the plant is of the most
construction. Even the
ore cars have axles with ball
bearings. The mill antl equipment is said to represent an outlay of nearly $500,000. but it
failed to work successfully.
The mill company made a
common law assignment of all
its property to Mr. Lanskil
about eight months ago. He
was the secretary of both that
company and of the mining
company. The milling pioperty includes the plant, water
rights, etc. Tho debts of the
milling company are said to be
between $200,000 and $300,000,
and the debts of the mining
company are about $200,0(10.
There is little hope that anything will be left to the stockholders of eithei company after
the debts aro paitl by the assignee.
Hendryx Process for Kootenay.
The problem of handling the
low grade refractory iron ore
from the Kootenay mine at
Bossland has apparently boon
solved in tests of it mude here
with the Hendryx process of ey-
aniding, suys the Spokesman
C. M. Fassett, who has been
conducting the experiments,
said last night: "We have completed four runs ol ore which
comprised the most refractory
product lhat Mine Manager
William  Thompson could    se
I time ago returned $195 per ton, 'cure,' As   Mr. Thompson   ex
any ore in the mine. I do uot
feel at liberty to give figures,,
but I can only say that the results showed a handsome saving. The cost of reducing it
should not be greater than for
handling Bepublic ore. The
Kootenay ore crushes easily,
and Uie high percentage of iron
- composing nearly half of the
rock—does not seem to consume the cyanide unduly or to
interfere with the precipitation
of the metals."
As Mr. Fassett has expressed
the belief that Bepublic ores
can be treated for $1.50 a ton,
it would appear that the cast
of reducing Kootenay ores by
the same proce.su would bo well
within that margin. The living in freight, and smelter
charges under the present system of reducing tlie ores pn m-
ises to be the factor that will
put the Kootenay on a paying
basis. It has an enormous tonnage of low grade iron ore, running from $5 to $10, that ca.n
hardly be handled under existing conditions.
Cheaper Coal is Bound to Ccir.e.
(.'heap coal, the great need i'i:
this western country, is bound
to come in a few years, according to all present indications.
More coal mines havo reached
the shipping stage in the northwest this year than any other
year in the history of this coun-
r.i'y, aim crre otnljjub <-Bf;iZ^moh
hundreds of carloads daily.
There is more coal in Albert i
and British Columbia than is
buried in tho Allegheuies, and
it is only a matter of time before so much or it will be on the
market that the price will lie
hammered low enough to meet
the ordinary needs of commerce
and the manufactures.
The greatest fields of the
world are between the Kooky
mountains and the coast, the
Crow's Nest L'ass fields, covering hundreds of square miles,
has possibly the finest bituminous coal on the continent and
in inexhaustible quantities.
J. J. Hill, who is largely interested in these fields, has declared the deposit to constitute
the greatest known fields in the
world. There may be something to compare with it in the
frozen depths of Siberian soil,
but the secrets of that remote
region are still locked in ils
embrace. The Crow's Ncs!
fields are reached by two rail
roads the Great Northern and
the Canadian I'acilic.
Coke for the. Granby, Greenwood, Boundary Falls, Trail
and Northport. smelters, comes
from the Crow's Nest Pass
fields and it is the finest iu tlie
world under all tests that have
been made.
Those deposits are located in
East Kootenay. The big shipping mines are at Morrissey,
with an output of 1000 tous a
day and 250 coko ovens; Fernie,
10(H) tons a day and 112 coke ovens, and Michel, 1000 tons a day.
250 coke ovens completed and
2(H) building. The combined
coke output is about 700 tons a
day. These deposits are bituminous, testing nearly as high
in carbon as aulhracile
Another Granby  Iniproveinenl.
On account of the large
amount of switching needed Lo
be done in the yards of the
Granby mines, that company
will arrange for the use of i
locomotive for this purpose  On-
iy. Y@ur druggist fr
0''niie'(3' sto.cl!c.'.®f;tlh@m
Dressing Combs
Pocket    Combs
Gentlemens Combs
Fine    Combs
Razor Strops
Curling Tongs, etc.
A. F. Thomas
Hair Brushes
Tooth Brushes
"... Nail Brushes
Lather Brushes
Bath Brushes
Manicure Files
Manicure Scissors, etc.
C. M. 0ROUSI8 NdilOT and Proprietor
Published wookly at Midway, B. C,
Subscription prlco, $2 lit) per annum, payable
in advance, either yearly or half yoarly at the
option'of the subscriber.
Advertising rates sent on application.
By the time the door of the
Dominion is closed to the admittance of Chinese, it is safe to
predict tlie eastern cities will
send no more deputations toi
Ottawa to protest against any |
increase of. the head tax on
Mongolians coming into Canada.
It is really wonderful th'e way
women listen to tales>»*bout other women; our dearest friends
our. nearest relatives come in
for the lash from tho tongue of
scandal; the smaller the town
the greater and more unrefined
the gossip; people of depraved
minds, having little or nO- business to occupy their attention,
set about to dexteriously look
aftor   other   people's affairs;
no rank, no station,  no estate
saves.   The most refined women
gossip; tlie most vulgar gossip
and   the  most depraved.' All
meet on one common plane in
this potty method of name murder, and it would astonish some
of us very much could we hear
those we lovo and trust nibbling
the tidbit of scandal over our—-
absence.   There's two classes of
Uncle Sam is mightily pleased
with h's new Panama.
The legislature of British Col
umbia met on Thursday.
Lord Alverstone may as well
make up his mind that they'll
never build any monuments to
him in Canada.
j Greenwood's financial con
| dition is improving. During
| the past summer the city redeemed five thous.nid dollars
of debentures that had fifteen
years to run, not only making
a nice margin ou the principal
but saving three hundred dollars
per year iu interest.
Wonder if it's cheaper getting
up revolutions in territory you
want than submitting it to
Japan has landed troops at
Ping Yan;j. As soon as Russia
gets her forces massed at~ Ping
Pong tho trouble will begin.
A New York   boy stole  and
ate   150 pios  and  still    lives.
W ofc some people assert that the
. age of miracles is past.
A Pittsburg astronomer
claims the discovery of a new
spot on the sun or is it the place
whom Boston knocked the ball
through ?
A hill poster at Chicago feb
from a ladder hist week and
was fatally injured. When he
fell he spilled tt pot of paste on
the sidewalk and was fined two
dollars for his carelessness.
This should prove a warning tb
wielders of the paste brush and
cause them to be more careful
in order to escape a fine.
If that Panama revolution is
looked carfully over, it will be
suspected that the label—"Made
in the United States"—might
be found on it.
Tho Indian at Muscogee who
leasod his laud six times to the
Standard Oil Company cannot
be recommended for hishonesty,
but he exhibited great business
Joe Martin and Carrie Nation
are vicing with each other
these days for uotoriety. If
the press would cease giving
tbem publicity, both would soon
sink into oblivion. It is like
adding fuel to the flames to put
their names in print.
Interest in tho Provincial Mining Association is evidently beginning to wane. A meeting of
the executive called for last
Monday at Kamloops had to be
postponed until tho following
day owing to there being only
six members present.
It is a standoff as to wdiether
the Grand Trunk Pacific has put
up the deposit of five million
dollars, which was to have been
deposited on JMth inst. as a
guarantee of the building of
now lines. One dispatch says
the amount was paid M'hile un-
othor says it was not. Wo do
not know which of the dispatches to believe.   It is   a  case of
J.  Duff Stuart, tho  t:u—■
candidate iu the late election, if
correctly reported, states as a
reason for his defeat  that  the
Liberals were not half as well
i organized as the Conservatives.
If not, why notP   Tho district
of which the city of Vancouver
is a part has been represented
by a Liberal in  the Commons
since 1896.   Joseph Martin was
at the head of the poll in the
local election held in 1900.   For
gome reason the Liberal ticket
made a poor fight at the general elections held   on   October
third last.   There has been sufficient time since to do a good
deal towards perfecting the organization of a party presumably fairly well orgauized before
that date.   It is strange   that
any party in Vancouver or any
other city would allow themselves to become disorganized;
it is oven more strunge that
the party went into  the last
general election without a leader.   One would us soon expect
to hear of any army going to
battle without a general, or a
ship to sea without a captain,
as to hoar of a political party
going to the general elections
without a leader.   There was
every   reason why   a   leader
should have been selected under
the     circumstances.     Joseph
Martin on account of opposition to him within the Liberal
ranks resigned the leadership
shortly before    the    election.
The Liberal councillors should
have advised the appointment
of a successor ' to Mr. Martin.
Their failure to do so permitted Mr. McBride and his followers to state upon  every   platform in the province that Mr.
Martin's ^retirement was   only
temporary, that if the Liberal j
party were successful he would
again   assume the leadership.
No  unpredujiced  person   can
come to any other conclusion
than that the signal  defeat of
the Liberals in    the   general
election and  the recent  bye-
election  was due to  the fact
-- w   nun   xaj    UIO tact
"You pay your money and you that the city of Vancouver con-
take your choice," tains too many Conservatives.
gossip. The gossip who talks
about other people aud the, gossip who unburdens her mind
of her own grievances. Of the
two the latter we believe is; the
I most vicious. At least the one
has the natural craving for
"news" that to her warrants .a
discussion of other people's affairs; the other is simply a
blackmailer who, to gain sympathy opens the door of that
sanctuary, the Home, to every
trespasser of the threshold and
thief of good name who would
(U<h therefrom.
Some women cbmplain of
their husbands; some, of ,their.|
children; connubial morsolsnov-
erlose flavor it would seem;
complaints of one member of
a family regarding other members should be frowned upon at
the very first whisper, for the
old saw is a true one;   "It's an
II bird that will foul its own
nest." Family squabbles are
not indicative of refinement and
one should—out of sheer shame
—hide from the. public these
moral upheavels that do occas-
li* - 'I
sionally occur.
As for the men who are contemptible -y""'~n1-:  **»,    «M*:V'««ps
their wives; hinting at domestic discords and bewailing tlierb-
selvcs as "victims" of junhappi-
ness; they   are   beneath   contempt.   Such a man is a sneak
at hoart and  scoundrel  in fyi-
tent.   Tho male    biped    who
make a business to detract generally is another specimen of
rankness; he is a social  highwayman wearing the mask of
decency the while he points the
unseen weapon of his venomed
tongue at every passer by.   Big
wink,'is death; the whispered
innuend blasts; his sly allusion
blackens and his laugh is poison
to the air he breathes. The one
whose name is held up to ridicule may dance in the same set
with her denouncer; the slandered one may liave his or her
name on the slanderer's (select)
visiting list, it matters not, and
every effort is made and precaution taken by the guilty one
to prevent their victims   from
even surmising that anything
derogatory to their  chiiractor
has been said.   As we said .before nocloss is exempt, old women, young women, pjd  men
and young men sneer and snicker—wink and slur—whisper and
point — thoughtlessly,     quite
thoughtlessly—but leaving behind a trail of poisonous fang
juices that blacken whosoever
they touch.
We don't believe that people
ever stop to think of the harm
they do by indulging in that detestable pastime of name murder. Gossip is more deadly iir
a community than diseaso. It
is the seed crop of slander; lip
winds (the whisper) blow the
scarlet blossoms hither and
thither, the pollen catching oh
each extended tongue; rich soil
indeed where neither time nor
season hinders the harvest
which garnered is misery untold,
Gabbling women may do
much mischief in a silly Way,
their gossip invariably is directed at the innocent in the hope
of turning public sentiment into unwholesome channels,
Baby is making fatisractory
progress und expect to reach
the main body of ore in about
another thirty feet. A piece of
copper ore from this claim,
weighing three hundred pounds,
attracted much attention at
the inter-state fair at Spokane .
Indian Pete, who was confined in the provincial jail, at
Grand Forks, for horsestealing
and whose trial was set for
Thursday of last week, made
his escape on Wednesday night
by burning a hole in the door of
the lock-up large enough to
crawl through. How he managed to burn the corner off tho
door without starting a conflagration is a mystery.
NOTICK IS IIRKEBV OIVKN thnl application will Iki iiuulo In llm IrOglsllltlvi) Ahmiiii.
ity of thu Provlnoo of Hritish Columbia tit Ils
.loxt session for an Aot in incorpomlo a dun-
pany locimstruel a railway and telegraph untl
telephone lines over tho following route; Commencing at a point nl nr near Sponee'a Hridge,
ontheOniiiirii.il* I'licllto Railway, thenee in n
Koiith-eaaMrly direction Ift Nicola, ijicnco In
Aspen Qrovo, Ilicnco soullierly to Otlor Flat,
thence south-oastorly by way of Granite Creek
nnri Princeton, following generally tho coiimo
of tho Himlikitmoon lllver. to a point nt or
near the Internal ionil llonnrinrr, either at Osoyoos Ijike pr Mlilwny,. with power to con
struct n branch from I'rincotun lo Cupper
Mounlain.   Vancouver, II. COctober 1*. inn
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Carrying His Majesty's Hails
Will leave MIDWAY on Tuesdays Th
days and Saturdays, at 8.30 a. m., arriving8'
CAMP McKINNEY at 5 p. „,. n& *
Returning will leave CAMP McKlNNFY
Sundays, Wednesdays and  Fridays  it Q '   °"
reaching MIDWAY at ,.30 p. m...„d making
nection with the train going east at 2:05 o'clock,
Tl* best of aooommodation for
um oonvtntaiKM of th*
travelling pubUo.
r. meyerhofTproprietor.
The undersigned having boon restored to
health by simple menus nfler puttering fnr
several years with a severe lung iiji'itI inn, anil
thnt dread disease Consumption. Is anxious tn
mnke known to bis follow <-utfcrs tho milium nf
euro. To those who desire it. be will cheerfully
md (freo of ohnrgo) a copy of tlio proscription
used, which they will rind a pure euro for Consumption, Asthma, Bronchitis and all throat
and lung Maladies. He hopes nil stiU'crers will
try his remedy, na it is invaluable. Those do-
-drlng llio prescription, which will cost, thorn
nothing, nnd mny prove a blessing, will please
address, Sev EDWARD A. WILSON, Brooklyn,
New York.
Points  East
tbe Canadian Bank of Commepce
With Whieh is Incorporated
The Bank of British Columbia.
CAPITAL, $8,700,000.   .   RES f, $3,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, Pres.       B. E. WALKER, Gen. Ke,
Manager Greenwood Brench.
Spokane, Seattle and Coast Points,
St. Paul, Minneapolis, Chicago
Best Hotel
In Midway
VI ana
2VmisuiBsai-r ft
rn-st  Tlm*  _i
New Equipment Throughout, Day Coaches,
Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Dllung and
Buffet Smoking Library C
For Tlokot*' Rales, Foldors and Knil
Information, call on or nririr es
Any Agent ef the Great  Northern  Rallwny
A. II. 0. DKNMSTON, O. W. P. A.
012 First Avenue. SKATTr.K, Wash
To Joseph E. Bon. formerly of Uw City of
Spokane In the State of Washington, and
now supposed to be In Mexico,
You are horehy notified that I and James
Napier l'nion have expended tut) In labor and
Improvements upon the "Monte Heen" mineral
claim, sltiiu'o in llrepnwiioil camp In tho
Mreonwood Iformor'y Kettle Itiver) Mining
Division of Vale District, as will appear by a
Cerlillcate of Work recorded March 2lstlI»i2,
III tho oflice of tbo Mining Recorder for .ho
Ml Oreenwood Mining Division, ln order to
hold said elnlm for ine rear ending March
23rd, 19112. '
And yon aro further notified Ibat. I nnd wild
James Napier I'lit-in hnve expended a further
sum of (I'm. In labor and Improvement* upon
snlri mineral oJiiiin, an will appear by a Her.
Illteato nf Work roorirriori March fflrd MM.
Inlhc olDccofsnlil Mining Itecordor, In order
to hold said claim for the year ending Mareli
23rd, IIMI:
Ahd you are further notlflod that your proportion nf Iho expenditures above mentioned
Waa contrlbuto*! and paid liy the subscriber:
And If nl. the expiration of ninety IIKII days of
publication of this notice you fall nr refuse In
contribute ynnr prnpurtiun of Ilie oxnondll urns
riioillrod under section 24 ofl he "Mlnernl Aet"
to hold mid claim for the years above men.
tinned, together with all' cost* of advertising,
your interest lu snlri mineral claim shall hecniiio
vested In llio subscriber (a co-iiwnerl under
Mention I ot the "Mineral Aol, Amendniont Act
IMO,"    , ...    ..    .
Dated nt Urornwood, H.C, tho 22nd day of
September, IIMI.
Hallett and Shaw, Solicitors,
Headquarters For
Railway, Mining,
Commercial Hen
ojill on retail trade and agents for inanti-
.lacturli'g house having wull established business; local territory; straight salary (20 pnid
wookly and expense money advanced ; previous exporlcnrn unnecessary; position permanent; businoosmiocessful, Knclnse sclfiiddrcs.
seri envelope. Miipcrlntonriciit Travelers, IK«:.
Mnmm lllrig., (Jhloigo,
Wf ' f\ a*
|      Rigs
^   To any part of the
| Country
m KM
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The Dispatch.
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Good Goods
QOOD OOODS are what the majority of people
want, even if they have to pay a slight advance above
the prices asked for cheap goods, remembering the
true saying that The Best Is the Cheapest.
We always make a point of buying the best goods
for our Customers, and as we buy often and turn out
stock quickly, one can always depend on getting Qood
Fresh Standard Quality Ooods at this store.
Our stock comprises GROCERIES, DRY
GLASSWARE 's fairly complete, and we believe it will be to your advantage to   get our Cash
Prices on your winters supplies.
8. McLean, of Camp McKin*
uy, was in Midway yesterday.
, "Dad" Hopper, of Rock Creek
■ lid the town a visit on Tucs-
The   Phoenix    Pioneer   an-
Iounces that it will publish a
oliday number.
List week Ben Perkins made
[goodstrike on the Riverside
Paim, near Westbridge.
Tom Humphrey returned this
peek from Meyers Creek, where
i has been doing assessment
The Granby conipany official-
' announces the declaration of
J dividend of one per cent, pay*
ble on December the 10th.
Felix Shnser is at present do-
ng assessment on some miner*
I claims on copper mountain,
which he and others are in-
After you havo figured out
low old Ann is" just take a
nnk at   the address label on
(our paper, and figure out how
our subscription stands.
Spencer Benennan, who is en-
t«K«d at the Roderick Dhu
'ine, Long Lake camp, was in
idway on Wednesday. Mr.
"Herman expects to work at
' mine ull winter.
W. McBride of Anarchist
|»«oiintain, was in Midway this
peek. Mr. McBride is one of
lie first settlers in that prosper
■us ranching district, and sewed one of the best ranches
»i the mountain.
W. Bell has returned to Mid*
"ny after spending the sum mor
the  American  Okanogan.
jf1*- Bell has taken up  land in
' *t district and will shortly re*
t"rn to permanently reside
R. T. Lowery aud Jim Grier
|«R Nelson this week for Pop-
to commence the publica
F10" of the Poplar Nugget, the
M number of which will bo
|s«ued on December 4th. Thoy
™» with them a plant that hns
Peady been moved five times.
-"«Nu^t wU1  -^ the e.K|)
!fl°nth paper started by Mr.
Jowory,andall of them havo
tS*. !nteresting. A substnn-
P'tmilding has been erected at
1 Phr for this lfttost journalis-
1110 venture.
Reports, which have not been
confirmed, state that the laying
of the rails on the balance of
the Brooklyn spur in Phoenix
camp, will begun shortly,
A. A. Crowson, formerly a
merchant of Greenwood, but
now of Vancouver, wns in Midway yesterday on the way to
his ranch, a short distance west
of the town.
A miner named Wilber, wns
killed last Sunday morning at
the Mother Lode mine by a
rock, whicli was carried 500 feet
from the glory hole from a
blast, hitting him on the  head.
The third steam shovel to be
used in handling ore in the open quarries in the Granby
mines has been shipped by the
makers in Ohio, and is expected
to arrive in a few days and be
set at work. It is a larger machine than the No. 1 shovel,
which came from the same
J. A. Armstrong, dominion
veterinarian, is back from a
two weeks' trip, which was
spent principally in the Boundary country. A great many
cattle are now being brought
into the province and especially into the Boundary by dairymen for the purpose of stocking up for the winter. Quite a
few horses are also being imported for hauling ore. This,
lie says, is one ot the results of
the mining revival which is in
progress all over the Kootenays. Everywhere he says, there
is a more buoyant feeling and j
everyone anticipates a continu-,
anco of the existing prosperity.-Nelson News.
his wooly heud in close proximity to the rosos and ribbons on
the lady's wide-brimmed hut,
while "Aunt Mandy" is even
more absorbed in the business
in the hand.
The face of the young lady
herself, undor tho pretty hat,
is charming iu its half-seriousness, while she deliberates with
the old couple about what
the letteris to say; her
fresh pink complexion in
contrast with the wrinkled, kindly faces of "Uncle
Ned" and "Aunt Mandy," giving
the picture us a whole a beauty
which is not always found in
the works of painters of die
realistic school.
The accessories of the picture,
such as the plain board table,
Aunt MandyV knilting which
she has laid down in her intent-
ness, tho broom and dust-pan,
etc., are done with striking accuracy und reality. The painting as a whole shows masterly
drawing and pleasing color.
It is one of the most admired
of Roselund's works. The reproduction presented by the
Manitoba Free Press aa the
monthly painting reproduction
for October, is in every way
an exact replica of the original,
down to the smallest detail and
"Dictating The Letter."
Amongst modern realistic painting of tho flrst rank, Roseland is
conspicuous for tho humor and
the human nature he puts into
his    pictures.   "Dictating   the
Letter" is one of his masterpieces.   It needs   no  title   to
make its story plain.   It tells
its own story.   Nothing could
be    more  effective   than the'
manner in which the painter1
has contrasted thc old coloured I
couple and the prettily gowned j
young lady who is seated   at
their kitchen table   writing a!
letter at their dictation; ,'Unc-
lo Ned," being deeply intent upon the progress of tho  lotto!',
"Ryrii" Cut Glass it the
purest of Crystal.
Our kudsom-ly  inmtrmtW  at*
Csulogiie »h«w"» ■*-"■» lvf< mmtU
Thli 8-inch finest Cut Glass
Berry Bowl we send to any
address for $8.oo.
We pay express charges
and guarantee safe delivery.
Write for our Catalogue.
Ready for delivery Nov. 15th.
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To Chicago and all points east;
Louisville, Memphis, New Orleans, nnd all points south.
Stie that your ticket, t'Oiuls via
Thoroughly modern trai.ni
connect with all transcontinental lines at St. Paul and Omaha.
If your friends are coming
west let us know and wo will
quote them direct the specially
low rates now in effect from
all eastern points.
Any information as to rates.
routes, etc, cheerfully given on
If. H. Tni'Mnuix,
Commercial Agent.
142 Third St.
Portland, Oregon
T.F. &P. A.,
liaThird St.,
Portland, Ore.
P. B. Thompson,
P. * P. A.,
Rooiii 1, Column Bldg.,    '
Seattle,  Washington.
Baruistkks, .Solicitors, Etc.
uwiKNwwiu, a c.
Chas. A. Webster,
Spokane,Wash.. U.S.A.   Midway, B C
B. C.
A. H. Can. Soc. C. E.
Provincial Land' Surveyor
>IlDW>v   ...M> UURKNWOUU.
Rendell Block, Greenwood,
Phone 06. V. * X.
Snokane Falls &Northern
Railway Co.
Ft. Sheppard
Railway Co.
Red Mountain Railway Co.,
Washington k 6. N. Ry.,
Van., Vic&E.RyCo.
The only nil rail rout* between
point* nisi., wont nnd south to Ross
Innil, NhI*"W. Urn wl Porks and Repuli
llr. (!niin«'i» ut Spokane with thn
(Iibiii Norihern, Norlhern l-aciftc and
O. rt. k N. Co. for points east, west
and Month : cminec.ts al Rosslnnd and
Nelson with lln* Canadian Pacific Hy.
Connect* nt Nelaon with the K. It. A N.
Co. for Knslo ntnl Bloran points.
Connect* nt Cnrhiw with stage for
Greenwood anil Mlilwny II. C.
Itarfat cars run on trains between
Spokane anil llvpnbllc.
Leave, Arrive.
8.15-».m SPOKANK  6.18p,iii,
I9.*l am ROSSI.ANI)  IMnm,
7.M a.m  NKI.NON  7.20p.m.
10.T* a.m nitAND KOIIKS... t.uo-i.m.
S.aia.m RKPUBI.IC.   ... fJ.Mp.ni
ar. a.. jAcnraoir,
Oenoral Passenger Agent.
.SlHiknno Wash,
Commereial Job Printing
Tlje Dispatch
J- J*3»-   -$V
ftL«i» sj% u j*
Riverside Hotel
Rook Creek, B. C.
S. T LARSEN, Prop.
Stopping place for Stages to
nd rom all Boundary
Creek pointa.
Gfood Aeeommodation for the Traveling Pule,
Through Salt Lake City. Leadville, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver and
tha Famous Rooky Mountain Scenery by Daylight to all Points East.
or rates folders and other
Information, address
W. C. McBKlOE,  Gen.   Agt.
educed   Summer    Excursion
The Denver & Rio Grande,
opujaiiy known as the "Scenic
rineof the World,"has announc-
d greatly reduced round-trip
utes from Pacific Coast pointe
or the benefit of teachers who
ivill spend their vacation in the
'jiist, aud of delegates to all the
imminent Conventions—N. E.
V., at Boston; A. O. U. W., at
it. Paul; B, P. 0. E„ at Balti-
nore; Woodmey of America
t Indianapolis; Eagles, at
,'ew York; Mystic Shrine, at
aratoga Springs; K. of P., at
iouisville, and T. P. A., at Indianapolis.
Tickets at the reduced rates
will be based upon one fare for
the round trip, but will be sold
only on certain days. These
tickets will carry stop-over privileges on the going trip, giving
passengers an opportunity to
visit Salt Lake City, Glenwood
Springs, Colorado Springs, and
Denver; and will be good to return any time within ninety (90)
days. Passengers going via the
Denver & Bio Grande are giving tho privilege of returning
via a different route.
Por the rate to the point you
wish to go, and for date of salo
and other particulars, as well as
for illustrated pamphlets,
W. C. MCBRIDE,(ii'ticai Ak'mu.
124 Third St. Portland, Or.
Notice of Forfeiture.
To Thomas W. Stuck, formerly of the City of
Rnssiand In the Province of British Columbia, but whose pre-ent address Is unknown to the subscribers:
You aro horoby notlfloil that wc hove ox-
vend "il tain In labor mid Improvements upon
Uio "Great Lnxoy" and "Twin Mine'' mineral
clninis, sitiiritr ln Stimuli! camp in the Greenwood (formerly Kottlo River) .Mining Division
of Yale District, as will appear by OertlHoales
of Work recorded In thciiltlco of thu .Mining
Itccoiilor for the slid Greenwood Mining
Division on the 4th day of August 11102, in
order to hold said claims lor thc year ending
September 3rd 1*8.
And vou arc further notified that wo havo
expended tho further sum of $200. in labor anil
improvements upon said "Great l,jixoy"aiid
"Twin Mine' mineral claims, ns will appear
bv tVrtitlcatos of Work recorded August lllh,
IIMI. in Ilie..tliu' nf snid Milling Itecordor. lu
order to hold said claims for tlio year ending
.September Jlni, 111, (I:
And If ut the expiration of ninety (III)) days
nt publication of this notice you fail or refuse
to contribute your proportion of the expenditures required under section 24 of the .Minora!
Act lo hold said claims for the years above
mentioned, together with all costs of advertising, your interest iu said mineral clninis
shall become vested in the subscribers (ynur
cn-nwnors) undor Section 1 of Ihe "Mineral Act
Amendment Act. 11*10."
fluted at Oreenwood, B. C„ this Ist day of
Octcber, 1903.
Hallett & Shaw, Solicitors.
A   man tn   represent   "CANADA'S
GllKATKST NiJRRISIUKS" ill tilt' tllWII (if
MIDWAY and surrounding country,
ninl lnke orders Inr
OUI HABjY specialties
in Fruit Trees. Small Fruits.
Ornamentals, Shrubs, Roses,
Vines, Seed Potatoes, &c.
Stunk inu. tn nriini.'mid froi'fnun Sun
Jose Scale, A permanent, position fnr
the rip;ht itiitn on either salary nr
Stone & Wellington
ever Boo acres
TORONTO ■        ■        ONTARIO
■•-  ■
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It wiil b8 the mast important Railway Centre in tbe
Interior of British Columbia.
It is in tiie centre of a
rich Mining, Stock-Raising,
Handling, Gardening, Manufacturing, Coal Producing,
and Railway District.
Midway property will
make you ricli. It is not
a speculation, it is an in-
*) St, John Street,
Montreal, P. Q
usmess, residence and garden lots at low prices and on easy terms.      Send for maps, prices, and full particulars to
We wish every dairy farmer In the
land could possess and read the year
book of tho United States department
of agriculture for 1902, says Hoard's
Dairyman. On page 145 Is a chapter
devoted to "Dairying at Home ■ and
, Abroad." written by Major Henry E.
AlvortI, chief of dairy division. Major
Alvord spent a number of months ln
the summer of 1001 in Investigating tbe
dairy conditions and practices of the
lending dairy sections of Europe. Hlf
conclusions are bused on a sound, practical knowledge of the best practice In
America, and he draws some very instructive judgments from what he saw
und studied. On tbe question of dairy
entile he says:
"Dairy cuttle constitute the foundation and oil Important factor of the Industry." How docs this comport with
the ideas of thousands of dnlry farmers
in the United States who think that
beef blood, dual purpose blood, any and
all sorts nf blood, Is good enough with
them for a "foundation?" Ue further
"Wc have no dairy, cattle of our own
tn America. We have* adopted those
original nl In nnd brought from other
countries, Even ow 'native' or 'common' stock or 'scrubs' are but mongrels
of another continent. It la Impossible
to estimate the debt of the dairy farmers of this country to the breeders of
Ayrshlres and Guernseys and Holsteln*
Krieslnns and Jerseys In their native
lu nds, These nre the four races of cattle upon which mainly rest the present
and future prosperity and progress of
dairying In America."
Those are strong words, yet we cordially believe them to be true. If true
what sort of work Is nny dairy farmer
doing for himself or his country who
breeds beef blood Into his herd? Does
he see tbe future as It should be seen?
A Fine Holsteln.
I.ady Creumelle De Kol Is a member
of tlie line herd which Mr. John B.
Maroon of Princeton, Mass., Is collect
0. test|i
of milli
six day
the cowl
ty of
bas thlslnffc
In the
his favorite
l cam
ley In
take of
are of a
ma Is are
and to.
The pe
of the
perfor is
leads all
of over
of great
ed his v
at thirteen
for n da
ounces ot
full sistei
test of ov
junto*...   m
which w
record.   1|
the state
mark bv
Midway, tbe coming nf.
way, commereial, whole.
sale and manufacturing!
-OMlnoT the Kettle Hiver
aod Boundary Crook Dis.
Wets, is situated at the
confluence or Boundary
Creek and Kettle Diver,
The leading asie nee
town in the country, with
an excellent climate, pyre
by ricb agricultural land.
<-. M. OK0U8K,
Agent fur Briiish Olm
Midwuy, II. c.
Is a typical Holsteln of great
and performance, ns lier A. It.
Indicate.   At two years and
{six days she made 320.2 pounds'
and 12 pounds 10.3 ounces of
lot four years seven months and
•p, thirty-nine days after calving,
578 pounds  3 ounces of
30 pounds 6.(1 ounces butter.
day showed 05 pounds 4
of milk and 3 pounds 10.01
of butter. — Holsteln-Frleslan
tbe Breed To* Like.
ijest cow for each one of US Is
we like best to hahdle and be
says  Dairy  ond   Creamery.
such a thing as Incompatible
iper between the man and his
oftentimes, and this fact, of ten'
the line between success and
Tbe man who lores bis cows
for then) as a man will who
" J'tlon for his stock will most
receive better returns for his
tbe one wbo simply tolerates
The man who takes pride
jjuernsey or the Jersey or the
should turn his attention to
^lectin* a flood Cow.
a breeder purchases cows for
stock he will always de-
points—Individuality, per-
and prdigrce—says E. II. Sib*
Ajnerlcan Cultivator. Cows with
udders or small udders or poor
-"era or small tents arc to be
as are those also that have
' heavy bull-like necks.   The
reaches well forward ln •
[curve and extends high up tie*
lany beginners make the mis-
supposing that those animals
superior type thnt are dainty
"'e and lacking In site.  As a
fact, slender, graceful ani-
likely to be efficient In vigor
)ve disappointing,
'fornmnce of an animal Is one
" gouges of her value.   The
jnnn cannot afford to buy world
but he will do well to pay the
■Jl price which Is asked for .su*
compared with inferior per*
The record of the animal to a
"" fixes the value.
Lea-Hns Jersey Ball.
I of tlio .Jersey breed thnt
(libers In the number of tested
1 is Exile of St,  Lambert
of these have made record!
Fourteen pounds of butter a
e Is said to have been a bull
rigor nnd vitality and retain-
up to the very day he died
years of age.  This bull had
Allie of St, Lnmbert, with a
twenty-six pounds twelve
butter In seven dnys, and
[to Ida of St, Lambert, with a
'«r thirty, pounds per week.
miller I
il ourvi
prove c
Illor i
"^■*—-ajj.i:ii' zZ^mzZX-Tfi -g,
809 Second Ave., Spokane, Wash.
(jebr-iakH-s Rroirlh.
Nebraska produced about
worth of dairy  products,
above any previous year on
[hero is every prospect that
will  reach   tho  $10,000,001)
end of 1003.
PAk%'NGjP   SKATES    .     ':
The school where thorough work is done; where the ra1
is always given; where confidence is developed ; wliere I
keeping is taught exactly as books are being kepi in Imsi'itsl
where Shorthand is scientific; where penmanship is al ij
best; where merit is the standard ; where the training in Cnj
11, Service, Telegraphy, English and Cartoonim; wakes 4
students, develops their powers and teaches them    howto 14
successful.   No argument is so eloquent as   the record «|
things well done.   No mortgage can corrupt,   no thiel cal
break through and steal the knowledge of How to Do.   Wtofl
you know what a school can do for you by what it has tluiiet
others is it better to trust to luck?   Is it wiser to guts.*?
For detailed information call, telephone or write
809 Secocd Ave., Spokane Wash,
The Pioneer
There is no train in service on
any railway in the world that
equals in equipment The
noneer Limited train from St.
1 aul to Chicago via the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St
Paul Railway
railway   company owns
. -     v      -~...je„,iy   .ixttin
and operates the sleeping and
d'mng cars on its trains? and
gives to its patrons; an excellence pf service not obtainable
' . elsewhere. The buffet cars,
compartment cars, standard
sleeping cars and dining cars
« I he Pioneer are the handsomest ever built. I	
S>Ut*fiim, '34 Third Street, Portland


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