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 BRITISH COLOMBIA NEW
VOL. I.
KASLO, B. C., FKIDAY, AUG. (5, 1897.
NO. 5.
It Still Continues in Spite ofthe Many
Few Knuleiinyilcs, However, Will Tempt
in Tim! Direction.
STEAMERS HLCKN'I'I.Y M A KING T<) ALASKA
Date,   Steames,   Btsrtlng Point.   Passengers.
July lS.AIkl Seattle      IM
������ 22 Portland       Beattla          n*
���: ��� ,��� 111��� i��� 11 Seattle 168
" M.CltyolMoilco.Beattle Ma
������ M.CItofTopelta.Seattlo 1700
" 28.Kxoolslor       Ban Francl  110
" �����>. Islander Victoria... 3U0
������ -jii.Lies                   Vleloria. 2M
������ go.Oeo. tt'. Blder Portland BM
up, it will bo impossible to  handle the | T|
freight.
Immense crowds still Pushing North.
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 2.���The steamship Willamette,advertised to sail from
Seattle to Dyea to-morrow, will not get
away until Thursday. When she does
sha will carry 800 people and 1100 head
of horses, tho largest load that ever
left this port. The steamship AIM
sails tO-mOrrow with about 200. The
Rapid Transit goes tonight with _s
horses, and the George E. Star is billed
to leave to-morrow with 100 passengers
and 100 horadB.
AND DILL
Tlie Most Noted function in Kaslo's
Society History.
nut Success of [he Eoleiiaioraeiil (liven
liy the tidies' lliiild.
The above llatschedules the steamers
that left with passengers for the Klondike within the past two weeks, and
since the first great gold shipment ar-
arrived. This (loos not include steamships like the Dmatilla und State of
California which sailed north from Ban
Franoisoo to connect with these north
bound steamers. 'J be first two on the
list, the Allci and the Portland, ejtpeot
lo go to St. Michaels at tbe   mouth  of
the Yukon,' where they will transfer
to river steamers for  tbe 8,000 mile
trip up tlmt river to Dawson City.
Most Of tho Others Will   merely   goto
Juneau and Dyea where they will land
passengers for the rough overland and
river trip, [f the weather continues
propitious, tlie Kxoolslor whieh left
sun Francisco July 88th maj go
on to st. Michael's and transfer to
river steamers, although it Is feared
that unless there should be a late fall
on th"   Yukon, the river   may   freeze
over before they retch their destination.    Over  l.ooii applications wore
made for the 110 passenger accommodations afforded by the Excelsior, bul
tin- disappointed applicants sped on
north by rail und steamer to take some
of the Puget Sound steamers.
It, is said that the freight Is already
piled so high at Dyea that there Is
more there than all the lnoians in the
region can carry over the Cliileoot
pass before winter. Still, in the face
of all this, new boats nre being bought
or chartered for more trips in August,
to add to the 17_U passengers already
carried up by the nine above mentioned
Steamers. Among tbe prominent men
who have left Washington for tho
Klondike is John II. MoGraw, ox-fjov-
oi'oor of that state.
!���', w Kooteiniyltex with Klondike Fever.
As far as the News has  learned  but
three Kasloltes and one Sandpnian are
to attempt to represent this section in
the Klondike this winter. Thoy are
.1. L Pierce, ex-manager of Geigerioh's
Kaslo store and a prominent baseball
man; Mel. Yates, formerly proprietor
of the Cold Dust: and Herbert Porter,
u well known mining man; Win. Ma-
tbieson, K. K. Coy, Arthur Cotton, recently of Toxada and John Chilian
better known as "Toughnut .Tuck.'*
Prom Sandon Geo. Do Duke of
the Pacific hotel Robt. Wind, recently with Peter Ananson, Walter
Carrutheif and it Mr. Hall sent out
by Daly k Wilson, bankers, are the
venturesome men. The News sympatb
l/.es# with them and hopes to allay
their apprehension, if they have
any, by remarking that last winter was
considered a mild one on the Klondike
as tlie mercury only (narked 70degrees
bol ow zero.
Mounted Police Turn Hark Klomlikers.
Victoria, B. ('., Aug. 2.���Tho steamer Queen arrived from the north on her
return trip this morning. She brought
no late news from the mines, but reports that the mounted police of tho
Northwest Territories are meeting all
people bound for the Yukon country
at tho British line, beyond White and
Dyea passes, and compelling all who
have not a yoar's supply of provisions
to return to the coast.
Over 400 people are camped at^Skag-
uaway bay and 50 at Dyea. They are
unable to have goods taken in to tho
1 akes, as the packers can not handle
the business. There will be a terrible
c rush there when the boats whieh loft
here after tf��e Queen, six in number,
arrive there. It is safe to say that not
half the men will get away from Skag-
uaway bay this year, and even with
the large number of horses on the way
The midnight Hun ami the Mosquitoes,
Charles Staunobfield of Spokane in a
letter to his wife, published in the
Spokane Chronicle recounts the . -
tremi ly perilous Journey made by him-
sell and party last spring lo the Klondike on the overland route from Dyea.
He says that in the rapids last year on
the rivers III men lost their lives and
many more their outfits, Of tbe ex-
pi rienoes In the Klondike ho writes:
"I am now in the land cf the midnight sun. There is no night at all.
One hour after the mm does behind a
hill it is back again. Here everybody
sleeps in day time and works at night
00 account of the heat aud mosquitoes,
The thermometer nil   day   today   bus
been 110 degrees and tbe mosquitoes
are beyond description.   We all have
to wear hoods and gloves, but for all
that we are all bit and poisoned terribly. There are 1,600 men in camp.
There is no work to speak of going on
at present.   Tbe boat thai   went out
but week took out. *1 000,000 in gold
dust. Ihe winter's work.
"Circle City is deserted. Only four
men are there. Everybody stampeded
to Klondike, Dawson City is built In
a swamp.   The  mines are seventeen
miles up tbe gulch.     There   is a great.
deal of building going on. Lumbar is
|4o per moo feet, Meals are from 11.50
to (2.50; potatoes SIM) a loo pounds:
fresh eggs +1 each, ease eggS 94,00a
dozen; bacon 7,'ieenlsa pound, Wages.
IIS a day. Horses are worth *.'illi) and
any kind at that. Native dogs are
worth from 176 to 1100 apiece. Tell all
who ask about this country that it is
a rich one and a good place for a poor
man."
Southern KIvhIn pf (Tie Klondike
san Pranoisoo, Aug- 'i.- Recent advices from Peru, which have been confirmed by c. Do Miranda, n petroleum
magnate now in this city, state that
the wonderfully rich strikes reported
from the Klondike region have been
totally eclipsed by the fabulous discoveries of gold in tho Bouth American
republic. Tliere no longer seems to be
any doubt that the famous Inea gold
fields, which have been considered as
myths among tbe intelligent people of
Peru, have at last been discovered.
The location of the newly discovered
bonanza is in the departments of CusCQ
and I'una, in the eastern border ofthe
country, which have long been famous
for their richnoss in   precious metals.
Among the successful prospectors in
the now fields is a Californian named
Harrison, who left Sao Francisco two
years ago in search of petroleum and
penetrated into the interior. In.ltiue
last lie took out of ono of his many
claims 270 pounds of gold, and many
Englishmen are reported to have been
equally lucky.
City of Mexico, Aug, 4,���II Is predicted hero that when the gold placer
mining   Is   developed   in   the state of
Guerrero, more gold will he taken out
than in the Klondike region. Some
placer mining is being done with excellent results and labor'is cheap nnd
water abundant,even In the dry season.
One miner, an old Culiforuian, reports
taking out $24,(00 in gold in May. and
his average is 116,000 per month. The
Indians in Sonora, who work in a crude
way in tho local gold placers, only operating when in pressing need of
money,got large returns for little labor,
and an explorer who has recently been
through tho remotest regions, utates
that Sonora will oqual California Lp
her palmiest days, as a gold producer.
Hermosilla, Mexico, Aug. 1.���After
a long wait, a party of Californian
pros pec tors who two years ago went
into the Yaqui Indian conntry, west of
here, and discovered rich gold placers
on Batepito niver, have secured title
to the property, and havo begun to
work it. Pour members of the party
have already taken out *140,o00 worth
of gold,
The most brilliant society event In
the history of thisjyoung city was the
concert and ball given in the auditorium of the Kaslo hotel last Wednesday
night by trie Ladle* Cui Id of the Church
of England. Adargo assemblage greeted the musical numbers of the concert
program, and many of tlie ladies and
gentlemen wore in full evening dress.
The stage was handsomely decorated
with Sowers and lla;;s. and the elegant
toilettes of the. ladies added beauty to
the decorations of the hall. The follow lug program was very well presented and enthusiastically received:
Program.
I   Instruments! Trio,.,, .     "Plantation Airs,'
The Missel May fair, with mandolins and Mr..!.
.i. T. Morldll witii ntito-harp,
8, Voenl Solo         "Anchored"
Mr. M-vklll.
::. Instrumental Dan .       "Quoen of tha Seas"
Mr. Arnold wiili hank, mid Missl'nderwood
will) guuar.
I. Song      "Over the Baluster."
Mr Bosnian.
.  Mediation ...       "The Rattle of Ivry1'
Mr. Hodder.
0 Instruments! TrtO Scotch Hedley
Stone performers atlA lie-trutiionts asKo. 1.
:  Vocal Bolo ()uecn ol the Berth"
Mr   Knrklll.
s. Recitation    ..."Koni.o i llic Hammock"
Mi  Bosnian.
The Instrumental I 'losbj the.Misses
Muyfair and Mr. Morldll were dolt-
cutely and  swoetly  rendered.    In tho
hrs.t    one,    "Plantation    Airs."  i	
could in fancy ''hen: the bees a humming" down lu the good Old Southern
home, ln the second one, such familiar old favorites us "Robin Adair."
"Comin' Thro' trie Dye." "Bonnie
Dundee;" and "Auld Lang Byne," followed ouch Other In rapid succession.
Aaan encore to the latter trio, the
Misses Mayfnir. alone, gave a mandolin
duo, '���Killurm ���.<. ."
In both of his songs Mr. Mor kill's
line baritone voioe showed toexoellenl
advantage. Willi too much modesty.
his hearers thought, he declined recalls. Mr. Miiikill is one who loves
music for its ou n sake. Both nature
and education havo been kind to him
in giving him facilities for gratifying
himself and his hearers.
ln Mr, Arnold and Miss Underwood's
Instrumental duo. the banjo and guitar
chorded very nicely and were handled
with the ease of professionals. ��� Both
showed a Buperior grasp, of technique
and feeling. They were obliged to re-
pond to a persistent encore.
In his song "Over the Baluster" Mr.
Scanlan's rich baritone voice showed
to very good advantage. The selection
was of the light ballad order. For an
encore he gave equally well the "Hose
Song." Later his versatility was displayed in a ta ing rendition of the
humorous recitation, "Homanee of the
Hammock."
Mr. Hodder re
raiitic ability, th
lvry."
Th
After    the     00 r
rick. Mr. and Mrs. English, Mr, and
Mrs.Alder Bishop.Mr. and Mrs.Gibson,
Mr. and Mrs, Hodder, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mcl'hail.
Mesdames George Alexander, C. P.
Stoess, Jas. McDonald of Nelson. Bell.
Weinstein, Doty, Miss Yates of Spokane, Miss MoGuigan Of Spokane, Miss
Farley of Colorado, Misses Case, Clar-
idge, McLeOd, Hamilton, Anna and
Margaret Underwood. Palmer, Jackson. Kelllher. Edams, Smith, Cameron.
Kirk and Others.
Messrs. Dixon, Doxereux, Drake,
Soanlan, Morldll, Ryan. Martin,Towns-
end. E. King. W. B. Turner, R. A.
Cockle. Hicks. Voung. Barnes. Stephenson. Dill. Wright, Renter. Burchell.
Arnold. Hugh Fletcher. Archie Morris. Leslie. Borradaile, Stewart. K. .1.
Steele, Hughes Wells,Hall and others.
Borne or the Ladles' Evening Costumes
Mrs. George Alexander was attired
in a beautiful gown of white silk, short
slei-ve- and cut decollete: ornaments,
diamonds.
Mrs. J. S. Grey wore an elegant costume of lavender pink Bilk.
chiffon frills, short sloeves. decollete
cut. With diamond ornaments.
Mrs. (i. I!. Gerrard was b< mingly
attired in an embroidered white ohlf-
foil, over rose colored silk; ornaments,
ribbons.
Mrs. c. I', sioess wore a handsome
black satin gown, sleeveless bodice.
trimmed with orange chiffon and
pink flowers.
Mrs. W. .1. Holmes looked charming
in a white Chinese crepe gown, sleeve-
less satin bodice, out decollete. She
carried a hand bouquet of sweet peas
and maiden hair ferns against a palm
leaf background.
Mrs. S. li. DeRaokin was becomingly
gowned In white swiss wltb flower
ornaments.
Miss Palmer of Nelson was dressed
in black satin with diamond ornaments,
Miss ClaridgO wore a handsome
white satin gown trimmed with Mowers.
Miss Smith was attired in lemon colored nuns veiling with   garnet   velvet
bodice.
Miss Anna l.'nderwooii was In white
swiss with blue silk trimmings.
.Miss Margaret Underwood wore a
handsome blue organdie.
MlssEtamllton was in white silk with
Mowers.
Miss Jennie Mcl.eod was in B scarlet
and black brocade -ilk.
,    The  Ladles' Ootid.
The Ladles'Guild of the organisation of the Church of England is only
two months old and deserves much
credit for tte great success of this, its
lirst public function.    Its  olllcers are:
Mrs. J. Ii. Gray, president; Mrs. J. w.
Livers, vice-president: Mrs. W. R.
Allan, secretary: Mrs.S. Hanson, treasurer. The guild contemplates another
entertainment In about six weeks.
by tho Voorhees ��v Davis, traveling
musical organisation, which is heading this way.
About 1100 was netted for the church
by this entertainment, Tho ladies ol
the Guild request the News to publicly
return thanks to all who assisted to
make the affair such a great success.
TIIE TOWN OF SANCA,
Notes of Hie Leading lies Milky lo II.
Gateway and Snpplj Depot of llic W|
.\loii!iliiiu Region.
Iflll'llllM'
ted with  much d'n-
historic  "Battle of
I'lllllilM.
S|.|iul��ll tt'lllu.
Sobotttsohe.
Lascars;
Walts.
Two Step.
Polka.
Quadrille.
Walts,
nun.
ort    the   lloor   was
cleared and the bill] opened   with  the
following' program of dances, and with
good music by Prof. Hill's orchestra:
Circassian Clrcls,
Wal*s,
I.sneers.
Ityc Waltz
Sohottlahe.
Quadrille.
l'nlkR.
Itl|i|ilu.
Welti.
Two Step.
Kroncli MlnniiitU'v
During tho progress of tho dances
light i'i .'reshment swore served to those
who wished, in a booth back of the ball
room.
Snuii Who Were There.
Tho following lists, which are necessarily incomplete, owing to inability
to learn the names of all, yet, mention
the mostof those present:
Mayor and Mrs. It. F. Green, Rev.
and Mrs. C. P. Yates, Mr. and Mrs. .1.
S. Gray, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Gerrard.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Holmes, Mr. and
Mrs. S. E. De Rackin, Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Cookie, Mr, and Mrs.  L. L. Pat-
MIXI Mi XOTES.
Among the recent new mining camps
that are attracting much attention is
the Eureka Camp in the Colville Rest,
ervntion across the line.
The bonds on the Kxehnngc and
Bondholder groups havo been taken
up, says the Slocan City News. This
means the rapid development ol these
properties. The bond on the Exchange
was for |42V00Q naad was held by tho
Bank of Montreal, and the one on the
Bondholder was for *l_.t��K> and was
held by Vancouver parlies. These
properties lie near Slocan City.
Will Relit the Steamer "����len�� "
Capt. Angus'Campbell of. the tug
"Red Star'' has bought tho old steamer "Galena" of the Pilot Bay company, and will proceed at once to raise
and remove her. Sho has been lying
at Fpot Bay unde: several feet of
water for sometime and is somewhat
water-logged. But with the substitution of some new timbers and general
re-fitting, she will be in good shape as
she is known to have a very good boiler and engines.
Advertise in the News,   It pays,
[Prom the tfews' Traveling I'on I'spondeni ]
The townslte of Sanca, about 18 miles
south of Pilot Bay, 00 the   west,   shore
of Kootenay Lake, was located In Jane
of last year. Owing to some difficulty
over the ownership, nothing was done
toward building up the town. Arrangements are now being perfected,
however, whereby all difficulties will
be settled and ste] a taken within a few
days to put lots on the market and
push matters vigorously.
Tliere Is no reason win Sanca should
not be n good town, il has the White
Grouse mountain country back of It,
and any one who is al all acquainted
with that section, knows its mineral
value.
A good wagon road lias been built
from Sanca to a point four and one-
half miles beyond.and this road will be
extended within a   very short   time so
that access may be had to the entire
While GrOUSe district.
To mention nil of the milling proper-
tlos in ibis district, would require
more space than can be devoted In one
article. Moreover to write the district up thoroughly it would be necessary to Spend at least two weeks examining the various properties now under
development    Enough,  however, can
be said to convince the most skeptical
that there are large bodies of mini nil.
thai will be unaovered as development
v ork pt igresses.
On the German New Find, situate
about four and one-half miles from
Sanca and owned by a German syndicate, a 12-foot ledgi has been uncovered for a distance of 80 feet, An open
OUt of 86 feel has been made, and in
add it ion a number of prospect holes
have been sunk at various points showing the lead on each one. The rock Is
a decomposed quarts and Is a free mill
Ing proposition. An assay recently
made went t)96 in gold.
Other properties lying near the
above are the Monitor and Constitution, Ixjth of which are showing up
well.
West of the Monitor lies the .Sunset,
and to the north tho Win. Tel] and
Golden King.
The German Basin Mining Co., owners of the German New Kind, have a
property called Tho Government located about five miles from Banco, on
which work has been prosecuted for
four years, Thousands cf ton.-of ore
are lying on the dump, and why II has
never been shipped is known only to
tbe owners, it is nol because the ore
is valueless, for experts who have examined the property, pronounce it a
ilrst-cl.iss proposition.
Another claim which bids fair to develop into a rich mine is  tlie Minerva.
owned by Victoria and Nanairao parties nnd ably managed by B. i>. I res
ley.   It is locat.ia about three-quartc -
of a mile from town, and reaclu-il ! y a
good WagOB road. A tunnel of seventeen feel has been run in on I in- property showing a ledge s feet wido.'_ Il is
a contact between granite and porphyry and carries gold, silver and copper, as follows: Gold. W; copper II
per colli: Silver, B o/.s.
It is tiie intention of the owners to
prosecute work vigorously and develop
ibis property to its fullest extent.
The Fourth of July. Jennie and Liberty owned by George Stowe. Ceo. A.
Simmons and I'.. J. Mathews, and located about _0 miles from Sanca are all
showing up well. The ore carries gold,
copper nnd silver as follows: Cold $_,
copper 15 per cent., silver ;"><> Cuts.
The Storm King. Copper King and
Golden King OO White Grouse mountain are three of the most valuable
properties in that district. Work is
being prosecuted vigorously.
The .lua Kino and Wild Bill in
Which Mrs. Emma Turner of the t ol-
umbia hotel is Interested, is developed
by a six foot shaft and an open cut of
30 feet showing a seven foot ledge of
(Continued on Fourth Page.) IN THE MINERAL BELTS
MORE NEWS FROM KI.OMIIKE  AJiU I
THE RUSH TO ALASKA.
Sole of I'roiiertles   on   Toitu   Mountain��� Discovery    of   Conl    In
Idaho���iiutte Blgufes.
For passage on the steamer Cleveland,
which sails from Scuttle August 5 tor St.
Michaels, the American  Transportation
Company will charge a lliit rate of 5*200,
this Including, of course/ passage up the
river to Dawson City.   The charge on the I
Portland was $150 lirst class and  $123 j
second  class.    The   samo   company   Inn |
chartered the schooner Huenme to leave
Scuttle about August  HI, carrying  1000
tons of provisions   but   no   passengers.
Manager Hamilton of the North Ameri- j
can Transportation Company estimated j
that 2000 people havo gone into the conn- j
try this season, which with the 3000 ul- i
opiuopfrj in smrsp -ii'iiii luo.i.-i 'oSs
creek they took oiit over $100,000 worth j
uioipw jo ipi ���u.ip.io.w ���,) pirn -etpsotrqd \i
.iii,).<i li mun BS8| sauiui am IO] Srr+'flefl l.b>|
ready tliere makes nOOU people, While
lie believes there is no danger of starve-
tion, he advises people to wait until
spring before going in. His company
expects to get 7000 tons of provisions to ,
St. Michaels before the season closes, 6000
tons of which will get Up the river. I
James tl. Blaine, Jr., hus telegraphed
from New York asking for hookugc to
the Klondike. Another party of successful Klondike miners arrived here today.
It consists of William Stanley, his son, |
of gold in 90 days, and believe that they
have jiihI begun their work.    They  intend to return in March,
A  New   Belt.
T. J. Kelly of the Milton country, was
in Pendleton, Or., the iithcr day with j
three oilier gentlemen to tile quarts mine I
locations at tlie Umatilla county court
house. The claims ure in a locality in
Which never before have any mining operations heen carried on. It is one-half
mile from the Walla Walla river, at Little Meadow canyon, about 4(1 miles north
of Pendleton, close to the holder of this
county, und next to the Washington
state line. The men are confident they
have snnie good mining property,   There
hus heen a great deal of prospecting done
iii Unit legion for u year past, and soma
sample shipments of ore sent by prospect'
Ors gave ii good percentage of gold.
On Tonil Monntuln.
The Hillside and No. 1 claims adjoining
the Exchequer mine on Toad mountain
have been sold. Owing to slight complication, tlie No. 1 was allowed to lapse
this week und was restaked under the
name of the California, Tlie purchase
price of the Hillside is $12,000 and the
California $10,000, Tlie first payment is
to he made today is $4200. Last autumn j
the two uiloining claims, the Alaska und
Golden, were purchased for $,r)(HH) cash.
Unite Heuuuttou Works.
The llutte reduction works is being enlarged. The concentrating plant has
been Increased in capacity from 150 to
4000 tons daily. To the smelting works
there has been added a Wethey calcining
furnace of a daily capacity of 50 to 55
tons of ore, nnd a reverberator^ mutling
furnace, the hearth of whieh is 35 feet
long. This has increased the capacity
from about 300,000 to 800,000 pounds per
month. Other Improvements are in contemplation which will bring the capacity
up to nt least 1,000,000 pounds of fine
copper per month.
Discovery of Conl.
A. G. Laing wns in the other uay from
Paddock valley, Washington county,
Idaho, with samples of coul from a ledge
he Iiuh discovered there. The specimens
look like good coal. He has one lump
thnt will weigh several hundred pounds.
Those who have examined it pronounce
it good conl croppings. It is heavy und
some think it will prove to bo anthracite,
The conl is found in three veins. The
upper one is small, only some six inches
thick. About 20 foct below this is a
stratum two feet thick and 10 fcit below
this Is the main vein. The latter is from
four to six feet in thickness.
Dredare at Wnrrenx.
A visitor at Warcrns, Idaho, has been
particularly impressed with the large
dredge tliey are working there on the
placers. Forty men are employed at present. The gravel is raised as far aa the
dredge will carry it and then dumped in
cars which are pulled still farther up by
steam power. A flume over two miles in
length carries water for the sluices. After one week's work a clean up resulted
in $2100. This was an especially good
run but enough is cleaned up each week
to make the enterprise decidedly profitable.
On Greenhorn Monntuln.
The Don Juan mine, formerly owned
hy Kelly & Allen, has changed hands recently. The consideration could not be
learned but it is reported on tbe mountains to be $30,000. The parties that purchased this mine were Denver capitalists
and will at once put in new machinery
and put a large force of men at work on
the mine.
Slocan Properties.
The Eli and Bechelor groups on Twelve
Mile creek in the Slocan country have
been sold to Spokane parties, the consid-
eration being $25,000.   These two groups
include seven claims,
Pilot  liny  I'liml   Sold.
A big mining ileal hus been consummated by which Braden Brothers of Helena have coinc into possession of the reduction works ut Pilot buy, on Kootenay
hike, 1!. ('., owned by the Kootenay Mining & Smelting Company. The works
have been idle about a your, but will ho
operated at once. The plant includes a
50-ton concentrator, which will also be
operated. The company owning the
property spent about $1,000,000 in reduction works and various improvements,
but was unable to make a success of the
venture. The deal includes the Blue rlell,
ono of the largest lead mines in the
world, Which will be worked by Braden
Brothers. That mine and the properties
of the same tirm in the Slocan country
and other points in British Columbia will
furnish the reduction works with the
chief supply of ores, although some custom work will be done. Tlie resumption
of work in tlie smelter will have the effect lo open up a number of mines in that
district.
Although the Cariboo Mining, Milling
& Smelting Company suffered a loss of
$12,000 in stolen bullion and legal expenses incurred in connection with the theft,
and expended $(i(IO(> in new machinery, it
hus paid during the past your $7K,S:lti.H4
in dividends, and bus $21,207 in the treus-
ury. To date the company has paid $l."ili,-
(1(14.70 in dividends. These facts were
brought out at the annual meet ing of the
company held in Spokane, .Monday. The
old board of directors, consisting of M. M.
Cowley, .liiines Monaghnn, George 1!. Me-
Auley, Edward O'Shea and C. t*. Chamberlain, were le-elected to serve for the
ensuing year.
ROYALTY     ON      KLONDIKE     GOLD.
AMERICA'S    NATIONAL    GUARD.
The Several State Organizations Constitute  an Army.
The National Guard organizations of
the several States of the Union form
tue nucleus of the fighting force that
this nation would put on the field
should n war arise. The aggregate
strength of these bodies is about 175,-
00(1 men, of whom about 110,000 are
Infantry. Of this whole number, 05
per cent, are prepared to do active service on one day's notice.
It would be (llHlcuit to find anywhere
nn equally large body of men who are
of a better class, mentally nnd physically, than those In Hie Guard. It ls
considered an  honor to serve  lu the
Every Alternnte Clnlitt In  Future to t
He Government   Property.
Ottawa, duly 20.���At the close of the
second sitting of the cabinet  it was an-
nounced that the government had decld- j
oil to impose a royalty on all placer diggings on the Yukon, in addition to the j
$18 registration fee und $100 annual assessment.   The royalty will be 1(1 per cent
each on olalms with an output of $.100 or
less monthly and 20 per cent on every
olaim producing above that amount yen'- ,
ly.    Besides this royalty it hus been de- '
cided     ill     regard   to  all   future   claims
staked out on other Streams that every I
alternate claim should be the property
of the government, and should be reserv-'
od for public purposes and sold or work- |
ed by the government for the benefit of
revenue of the dominion,
Col. Hiindnll  In Conimnnd.
Denver, duly  211.���A special    to    tho
News from Cheyenne, Wyo., says:
Colonel   George M. Randall   of   tho
Eighth infantry, stationed at Fort ltus'-
sell. has been appointed by special order
of the president to command a detachment of the i'nited Stutes army end establish a military post in Alaska. Tlie
order from the war department directs
Colonel Randal] to take with him one
company of infantry. Ho has selected
Company I) of the Eights infantry, commanded hy Captain Ray.
INu UsnRi'r of Famine.
Chicago, July 29.���Mrs. Eli Huge,
daughter-in-law of the secretary of the
treasury, Mr. tinge, reached her home in
this city today after a three months'
sbiy in Alaska with hor husband, who
represents the North American Trading
Company, at Dawson City.
Mrs. Cage says the reports of rich harvests of gold are not exaggerated. While
admitting that hardships are to ho on-
countered, she declares that there is no
danger of famine the coming winter.
An I.iiIIiiinIbmiI,-   Karemell.
San Francisco July 20.���Spear street
doek wus the scene of more excitement
when the steamer Stuto of California sailed for the north than has occurred there
for many yours. Fully 1200 people gathered to witness the departure of tho
steamer nnd the departing minors for the
Yukon gold fields were given an enthusiastic farewell. The wharf was piled high
with freight, although the vessel was
leaded to hor utmost capacity, oven the
hurricane deck being utilized for the
storage of canned goods und other supplies. Three hundred und forty-seven people embarked in the vessel, 2:i:i Of whom
wore cabin passengers.
HICIl    OHIO     IS     W VI I.111.III!    CAMP.
Nome  of  tlie   Abnii>��   tin ns IIIkIi   hm
llitn Omit-on In Silver.
New Denver, B, C, July 29.���In coming up the Columbia river Wednesday
your correspondent me>t W. DeV. Le
Malsfcre, a young; barrister from Trail,
who furnished some Interesting Information regarding- the mines tn the vicinity of Waterloo, on the Columbia, a
few miles south of Robaon. He said in
the vicinity of the town there are a
number of claims which are showing
up well, one ln particular, the Bryan,
located on September 26, 1896. While
but little aside from assessment work
has been done, the showing ls remarkable, some of the assays going as high
aa 1125 ounces ln silver and S5 ln gold.
TMb camp received somewhat of a setback when the Home-Payne syndicate
threw up their bond on the Apaohe
group, but notwithstanding this the
owners of claims still have faith that
itb�� oamp is a good one and the work
of development goes forward.
The owners of the Maud S. claim are
about to dhiip eight tons of ore to the
Trail smelter.
The Ontario, owned by C. W. Ide and
other Spokane parties, has an excellent
surface showing, and why work has
been discontinued is a mystery to every
one.
Guard and a favor to be admitted to it,
nnd, consequently, the rank nnd file
are selected men, the very flower of the
youth of America. No ono is enlisted
who cannot pass n severe medical examination, or who Is nol acceptable as
n companion and friend to bis future
comrades; and while n captain bus n
legal rlghl to enlist any num. subject to
the approval of the colonel nnd surgeon,   he Seldom  exercises    tills  I'lKllt
without unofficially consulting bis men.
So great is the conservatism and ox-
clUBiVenesS in some regiments thnt
members lire actually selected, precisely ns they would be elected by n club,
and four or live black bulls will exclude u recruit. The term In this country is not "nn officer and a gentleman"
���as In Europe, but "a soldier and a
gentleman"���by tbe term "gentleman"
being meant not a person who is not in
trade, but a person with the milliners
mid feelings of a gentleman, nnd no one
who Is likely to disgrace the (iuiird Is
admitted. If a mistake Is made the
mun Is expelled, as from n club, and
expulsion Is a disgrace keenly felt.
The armories of the Guard ore, ln
ninny placet, very magnificent and
costly structures, equipped wllb nil the
conveniences of a gymnasium and a
club house. In the Creator New York
alone, 18,000,000 have been expended
on armories, and tbe famous Seventh
owns a million-dollar structure, in
Boston, the new armory of tbe First
corps, Cadets, on Columbus nvenue, Is
one of tlie finest buildings In that city;
nml ln the West the armories are
among the most Important structures
in large cities.
There was n time not so long ago,
when Americans were tbe poorest
shots In Ihe world. A soldier of the
civil wnr period shot away !itK> pounds
of lend before ho shot his man. Hut
during the Inst ten years there has been
a most remarkable revival of intent.
In rifle practice In tho United Stabs.
In New York, I'ennsylviinln, Illinois,
Massachusetts, Wisconsin, nnd other
States nearly every Infantry and cavalry officer ami mun is a marksman,
who has won the State decoration at
the short ranges. And the Sharpshooters and experts who have (nullified at the long ranges are numbered
by the thousand.   When the new rifle,
already issued to the army, is also
Issued to the Guard, tbe Americans
will bo almost as formidable antagonists as the Boers, or the Kentucky rllle-
men who defeated the best troops of
Kurope nt Now Orleans.
Tho minor tiietios of the Americans
nre borrowed from the Indians whom
their forefathers fought. The Americans In battle never ndvnnee in masses,
allowing themselves to become n target for the sake of sentiment; but line
When that result la attained, they win
be brave men, indeed, who can atand
before an equal force of Americans.
LIVED ON MILK-
ARMOItY     OF      FlhST      CORPS,     CADETS,
nOSTON.
after line of skirmishers come creeping towards the enemy, hiding bebin-i
trees, rocks, or hillocks, and enveloping the enemy's flanks like a swarm of
angry hornets, Infuriating him because
he cannot reply to unseen sharpshooters whose bullets are decimating hie
men. Only at the last does the reserve
and support come up, and a force ln
close order reveal Itself. This sort oi
fighting, it will be seen, throws great
responsibility upon Individual riflemen,
and every effort ls being made to make
���very American soldier a sharpshooter.
Contracted    the    Concentrated    Lye
Habit In Infancy.
Man doth not live by bread only.���
Deut. vllb-3. That Is as true us tbe
gospel from which It Is taken. Man
lives for the most part ou whatever be
can get bold of, tho flesh of bird, beast,
fish and Insects, the nuliiiiil nnd vegetable kingdom are ransacked to tickle
his palate, nnd the clnyeaters of Hie
Carolina! oven tackle the mineral kingdom in search of sustenance. But if
man does not live on bread alone ue can
on milk alone, nnd this publication
brought to the front Mr. W. IP, Kltzole,
of Turlington, lown, whose picture accompanies this article, who offers himself as an "awful example" of the
nutritive properties of tbe Juice of the
cow. Mr. Kll/.ele has subsisted on milk
for the last twenty-five years right
along. Mr. Kllzole bus not only demon-
strnted that man can live ou milk alone
but lie has solved the problem of cheap
living, lie pays 5 cents n quart for his
milk, and as he lives on three quarts a
dny be can live on lfi cents a day, $1.05
a week, or $57.(1(1 a year.
Mr. Klt/.olo has not always lived on
milk. Twenty-five yours ago, when he
wns nn Irresponsible Infant, he drunk
concentrated lye not as a steady tipple, but just once. In the words of the
song, "Once was enough for him." He
gave up lye and took to milk as n more
soothing If less exciting bevernge.
Kver since Mr. Klt/.elc filled up on
lye he bus boen unable to eat solid
lood.    Occasionally he hns tried to do
so, imt with most uncomfortable results. Whenever be has succeeded In
swallowing the smallest piece of meat
or other solid food he hns been unable
to take n drink of water until the
offending morsel was ejected. He bus
not experimented for a long time now,
OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
lKlMINION.
(lovernnr-licnersl   Kiirl of Aberdeen
I'iciiiier Sir Wilfred Unrlcr
Member ol the House of Commons, liuiiilulnu
Parliament, for Watt Kootenav 	
  liowitt Bostosk
PROVINCIAL,
I.lent Coventor Hon Kdgur Dewduev
Premier    Hon. J. H. Turner
Aliorney (.eiit-nil Hon   D, M   Bhefta
Com. of Lands and Works     Hon. Q. it. Martin
Minister ot Mines and Education	
���    Hon, .iiis. Baker
Provincial Mineralogist     Wm, A.i'arlvie
Members oi Legislative Assembly fur West
Ko'iU'llHV	
North Hiding  ....     j.M. Kclile
south Hiding i. If, Hume
KASl.ii OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
Mayo* Robert F.Oreen
| Alderman- a. T, uarLand, A. W. Uoodenongh,
J. ti. Moore, O.O, Buchanan, li A, Cameron.
City clerk mid Police Magistrate	
I     B.B.Chlpman
( hiti ol Police ..IE V. Adsms
, Assistant W, A. Milne
' City Solicitor e. W, McAun
Auditor c. ii. McKensle
'i restorer h. ii. omen
Assessor        s. P. Tuck
Miner riimiiilMdniicr U. A. ruckle
iicniih (Hiiier      br, J.F. B. Rogers
city council meets every Thursday evening
ni tbo rti> hull, ub street, between Front St.
nnd a avenue.
Voi.I'stkkk I1HK DBPARTMBRT.
chief Hugh p. Fletcher
Klrst Depnty Chief aeons Hold
second Deputy chief lohn u. Ratnsn
Third Deputy ( hict !���hn Klsk
Secretary Archie Morris
Treasurer tins Adams
and he takes Ids milk three times a day
In quart doses, sir. Eltsela puts just
enough Coffee In his milk to give It a
flavor, and be sweeteus the mixture
with sugar.
lie Is 5 feet 7% inches high nnd
weighs 140 pounds. He Is netlvely employed ns a collector for the Hurllngton
Water Company, and does Rome clerical work besides. Be la strong and
vigorous.
Stopping, a Leak   In ��� Boat.
In  the naiTiillvo of  bis Journey  to
Burmah, Oaptata Gill, u. K., locMemt-
ally gives some scraps of Information
Hint may 1h> found practically useful.
In one of libs stories, says Harper's
ltoun 1 Table, lie describe* the way In
Which a leak was stopped ta a Junk
which met wil.li a m.l��haip while anllimg
up t'.e Ysng-tse nlvcr. The skipper of
rlie tout was tin old lady, a Widow,
whom the Onptiilti, with shocking lack
of gallantry, designated Jezebel. Hm
force of lung iwm! atom of bad temper
wore SUCh that aioTM> of tlie coolie* or
boat-men could withstand bor, naxi it
was only wtoeu unending tho rapids
she ivouUl for a time yield hor cotu-
mnnil to the pilot. On one occasion
MM JiWk ran aground and knocked a
biff lmle IS her aide. Jezelnd, looking
at it with unconcern, remarked, tie-
twowi the whiffs of bor pkpe, "cotton
wool." by which she meant that the
breach was to bo rur-atml wltii that
material. Tlvc coollea llrst put on a
plaster of whlty brown paper, mud and
jrratns of rice. Over tlmt they milled a
pleoe oft wood, nnd stuffed the im-
terst'dCes with cotton wool and bamboo
sliav'.ngt. The pa,tch was, of course,
put on Inside. The operntlon was a
long one, nnd, extraordinary as this
method of boat repaVriag may appear.
It proved tolerably effectual., although
from the amount of ladling that was
always necessary afterward, one voyager suggested that the vessel should
be called the "Old Bailee."
Curiouu Dinner at Jerloho.
An American traveling ln Jerusalem
describes an Interesting dinner he ate
recently at a hotel In Jericho. "We sat
on the porch of the hotel at Jericho,"
he wrote, "after a dinner at which we
were served with butter from Norway,
cheese from Switzerland, marmalade
from London, wine from Jerusalem diluted with water from the well of Ell-
sba, raisins from Bamoth Gilead, oranges from Jericho (ln no respect Inferior
to those from Jaffa or the Indian river,
Florida), smoking Turkish tobacco,
which, like tbe Turkish empire, is Inferior to its reputation, and a cup of
coffee from���the corner grocery ot Jericho."
DUTBICT Dl&BOTORY,
Mining Recorder .lohn Keen
AsMnor-Taxcollector 0,0. Dennbi
Collector Of Customs i. V. Mcintosh
school Trustees  August Carney, .i  D.Moore,
O.O, Buchanan.   Principal���Prof, Jas, Hesfop
KASI.o POSTOFFICE.
(ienerul delivery Ojatl dally (Sundays excepted) lriiiu su. in. until 7 p. iii. Lobby orea
from 7 ii. m. loViflO ti. m.
Mull* lor tH'spati h closed im follows: 1'ur
ill inns i.l the world every  evening exicpt
MlltllllllV unit Nltuitiy,   HI      '.!. |i. in.
Mulls arrive from  United states nnd   Isko
minis dally except Sunday, at,, .. BiDOp. m.
From c, p. u. (mints i. n,i siucHii potnta, at
rive dally except Sunday, at. . tiDQp, m.
Registration office open s::uia. m., 8:80p, m.
Money order office und Poltofficl Hiivlniis lluiik
ipan a a. in. in .    . ..  ,', |i m
I. ii. iiiiKKN. Postmaster,
FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS.
Masons    Kuslo  lodge   Nn.  80, A.  P. Slid A. in.,
meets tiisi Monday In every month at Masonic hall over Ureen Bros,' sliuc. Visiting
brothers cordially Invited i" attend.
Hamilton Brass, W. M.    .
E, B, i human.Secretary.
Maii'ahkks Slocan Tent No. 8, Knights of ths
Maccabees, mcuis second und lust Thursdays
of each iiMinih ut Livingstons hull, Kuslo.
VisiiliiK KiilKhlsi'iirdlullv invited
Moss Holland, w, a iiavirs,
Keeper of accords. Commander.
CHURCH DIRECTORY?
Mh'lllohlsT I III lu u I or. C. mid Oth St, lli-
vino scrvlics every Sunday nt 11 a, is and
T:80p. m. Bnnday school at 2:60. Strangers
itiu it\ s wstcoms.
('. Ai'l.T I'liiui NiKii, M. A.. 1'iistor.
I'ukmiyikhiak ��� iil'itiTi   ( nriier tlh street and
ii avenue, services every Bnnday m n a. m,
and.p.m. Snndsy school und Bible class,
2:80 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday even-
ins ill I o'clock. Free scats; strangers anil
olheis ht'urlily urslOOJOSj
BSV. .Iamks Naiiin. Minister.
(iii'inii of K.Mii.ANii Southwell corner ofO
Hvcmie und Ath street. Services every Hun-
iiiu ni ii a in mid s. p. iii. All urccordially
invited. Raw, c, I'. Yatk.s.
Mlssloiier in charge.
Haitist Crl'bcr���Services will be held in the
school house every Lord's duy. Morning
services, 11 o'clock] evening services, 1:801
Sunday school uud pastor s lllble class Im-
mcdlalclv niter morning service. All sio
cordially Invited to attend.:: _
ItK.V. H. ('. Nkwcomiik, I'tiHtor.
Catholic Church-Corner 0, avenue and Oth
St.   No regular oasloral iircsenl.   Uccusliinal
services by special announcement.
I'ltiti i>siii\At.   OABDB.
QR. J. F. B. ROGERS,
Physioian^aiid Burgeon.
i.radiiute Trinity I niverslly, Toronto, Ont,,
Member of college of l'hvsicliins und Hurgcotis,
Licentiate ol Ihe H. c. Council, late of New
York Hospitals ami Polyclinic. Hartin building,  KlC In, |l. C.
w.
J. TWISS,
Mining, Real Estate (Broker.
Insurance and tieneral Commission
Agent,
I'i.nit SI reel, . Hiti.lii, II, C.
QR. A. S.  MARSHALL.'
Dentist.
��� iraduale of American College, Chicago,
Kl.slu, It. 0.
\A#    J. H. HOLMES,
/���    |     ", ~	
Provincial Land^Surveyor
aun i 	
and Civil Engineer.
P. O. Box 38, - - Kaslo, B. C.
Anglo-American
HOTEL
XM-"
AINSWORTH, B. C.
��n��
Finely Furnished Throughout; Dining Room
Service Unexcelled; Bar Stocked With
Choice Liquors and Cigars. Kite* for Teletcraph Poles.
Mr. William A. Eddy, of Bayonno,
New Jersey, recently demonstrated, oy
experiment, the possibility of establishing telegraphic and telephonic communication by means of wires sustained high In the air by kites. Through
a wire thus supported Mr. Eddy not
only sent messages by the Morso code,
but also, upon attaching a telephone
was able to converse with ease.
Clonda Over Firm-
During a large fire In Chnrlestown
fcut December Mr. Ward, of Harvard
University, found nu uncommonly good
opportunity to observe the forruatbn of
clouds In the atmosphere nbovu the
fire. Whenever there was an c-spoehi lly
active ascent of the smoke a large
cumulus cloud formed over It. This recalls other observations of such clouds
becoming dense enough to produe. a
shower of rain.
X-Hajm from Glowworms.
A Japanese man of science, Mr. Mtir-
noka, reports lu a (Jet-man scientific
Journal, Wiedemann's Anunlen, the
curious results obtained by him Inst
summer while experimenting with the
light of glowworms. He operated with
three hundred glowworms at Kyoto,
and he says that the light which they
emitted, when HlteriHl through enrd-
bourd or copperplates, showed the
properties of X-rays, or Becquerel's
fluorescence rays.
A Wonderful Wii tern print.
On the ulglit of the 25th of November
last a WAtenpOUt hurst over the city of
Povoncno, on the Island of Saint Michael, one of the Azores, and nccordlng to
the report accompanying a petition for
aid, which had been sent nbrood, almost In an Instant the deluge of water
rose above the roofs of the low houses.
The lionicH of thousands were destroyed, a great loss of life occurred,
and on Its way to the sea the water
Plowed a broad, deep channel nine
miles long.
Artificial Diamond* Once More.
The Trench chemist, Henri Molsnnn,
whose receut visit to this country
awoke fresh Interest ln his experiments
on making artificial diamonds by fusing charcoal nnd Iron together ln his
electric furunee, has, since his return
to PnrlH, somewhnt Improved his methods. Formerly most of the minute diamonds produced by his process were
black In color, but now nil are white.
Tbey are exceedingly hnrd, scratching
rubles easily, nnd answering other tests
for pure dinmouds. It does not appear,
however, thnt Monsieur Molssan has
been nble to Increase the size of the
gems he turns out.
Kxp'oalnn Under the Ocean.
Investigations concerning tho great
sea-wave which suddenly swept ln
upon the coast of Japan with terribly
disastrous results last June have, it ls
reported, convinced Mr. Igl, of the
Japanese College of Science, thut the
cause of tbe phenomenon wns a volcanic outburst at the bottom of the
ocean. He locates the point of explosion alMMit 200 leagues enst of the
const of ViisiilhiiniH, aud thinks It was
comparable with the great eruption
that blew the Island of Kmkatoa to
pieces lu I.nnh. It Is wild that the temperature of the sen-water in the neighborhood of the place where tho explosion t_, though to have occurred, was
found to be 3 degrees above the normal.
KAVct of I.itrht on Plants.
The attention of botanists has lately
been recalled to experiments made nt
Juvlsy, near Turin, by Monsieur Flam-
uinrlon on the effect of exposlug the
seedlings of sensitive plants to lights
of different colors. Having plnced four
pairs of mimosa seedlings ln four separate pots In a hothouse, he covered one
pair with a bell of blue glass, another
with a bell of green glass, a third
with a bell of red glass, while tbe
fourth was left exposed to ordinary
white light At the end of two mouths
the plants subjected to blue light were
only one inch high, having hardly
grown at all. Those exposed to white
light were four inches high, those that
had grown In green light were live
Inches high, while those whose light
trad been red were no less than sixteen
Inches high. Experiments with other
.tnds of plants gnve various results,
but ln every Instance blue light Impeded growth and development.
A Meteoric Bomb.   .
Several remarkable meteors, seen ln
and around New York City on the
afternoon of December 4th last, were
the subject of discussion at; a recent
meeting of the New York Academy of
Sciences.    One passed  over  Central
Park, one was seen from the Brooklyn
Bridge and one appeared at Fordhnm.
At nenrly the same hour a meteor
passed over Passaic, Irvlngton and
Dnnbury, Connecticut, and one burst
near Railway, and apparently came to
the ground ln four pieces. From a
study of the reports concerning these
phenomena It hns been suggested thnt
the bursting meteor seen nt Rahway
was a fragment of the body which Intel
passed over Passaic; that the meteor
again separated into nt least threo
parts, one of which shot over Irvlngton
and Dnnbury, another over Fordhnm
nnd the third over New York, hut
where they struck tho enrth ls nol
known.
DEATH LURKS IN HAGAR'S WtLL.
HOTKI/8    AM)    HKSTAIIKANTH.
Carried by  Their Wives.
An old camper-out once related to a
horrified housekeeper his experience of
dlsh-wnshlng lu a miners' camp. It did
not take much time, though the com-1
puny was numerous nnd the utensils
of the kitchen were In constant use.
The reason why it took but little time
he sufficiently Indicated by the statement thnt the cook-pot was not cleaned
till It became too small to hold a pudding of rensounble size. Then somebody got a hammer nnd knocked off the
hardened accretions from Its Interor.,
till It was restored nearly enough to its
original capacity to render further service.
In Tory Island, nn out-of-the-way bit
of un Irish islet, and Indeed to a less
degree throughout Donegal, the natives,
are not much more dainty In their Hv-
lug, and their habit of letting the
grounds remain Indefinitely In their
teapots has disastrous consequences.
"Every day and all day long," says u
recent writer, "the teapot sits stewlnij
In the embers of tlie heurth, and ut each
successive brew fresh tea ls thrown In,
but tbe old Is never thrown out until
the pot is choked." The result Is nn
unusual and excessive rate of Insanity.
Little wonder, when a Tory Island boj
who was questioned as to his usual
meals, could reply:
"Stirabout for breakfast and tny for
dinner; tay, av course, nt tny-tlme, and
stirabout for supper. Whiles we have
tny for breakfast Instead and stirabout
for our dinner, and then another sup of
tay before bedtime."
However, this diet, Injurious ns It Is
to the nerves, does not seeih to nffect
the muscles. The Tory Islanders are n
robust and vigorous race, the men averaging six feet ln height and the women
unusually tall nnd strong. The women,
Indeed, have need of all their physical
strength, since It ls they who do the
bulk of the outdoor work, while the
men stny at home and spin nnd weave.
"At Anngry Strand on a Sunday
morning," says the same observer, "one
may witness a strange sight. At low
tide more than a mile of roundabout Is
saved by wading across n narrow bay.
The men Include In their Sunday's
wardrobe shoes and stockings. Tho
women, by courtesy and custom, wear
'mnrtyeens'���footless stockings with a
loop passing over the toe. Each good-
wife takes ber goodmun upon ber shoulders, and the heroes are conveyed
across dry-shod."
The Annual rt!i_riiimi;i- to Meem Regarded wltb Apprehension.
A chronie menace to the health of Asia
and eastern Europe is the annual pilgrimage of pious Moslems to Mecca. More
threatening than ever it appears this year
on account of the presence in India of a
plngue fur worse thnn cholera, El Id el
Kehir, or Big Heirnm, us the Turks know
It, falls this year on the llit'li of May, at
which time Arable will be intensely hot
nnd condition! will be favorable to the
���paedy propagation of disease. The inhabitant of Mecca live crowded together
nnd surround their homes with refuse and
filth and foul the water supply. If n disease such as cholera or the bubonic plague
he introduced It straightwuy spreads like
wildfire. The constant cause is the drinking of cholera polluted water.
Among tlie religious ordinances which
to the Mohammedans are commands is
that of pilgrimage to Mecca. Every male
Mohammedan���women don't count���must
some time in his life make the pilgrimage. Any time before lie dies will answer. From Turkey, from a belt of country extending eastward across Asia to the
farthest confines of Malaysia, and from
the whole of Africa, pilgrims set out every
year, turning their steps toward Mecca lu
obedience to this Commend, Some full
sick hy the way, many die. From shout
00,000 to over 100,000 each year attain
their end. Months and sometimes years
have been devoted to the tusk, and sufferings und hnrd ships have heen undergone which it would he difficult to describe. Not long ago a cable dispatch told
of a pilgrimage of ln.lsill persons, of
whom more than one-half never returned,
having died hy the wny of cholera. The
proceedings of the pilgrims and Hie way
they live also tend to the spreud of the
disease.
The chief source of danger in Mecca is
the.famous Zomzem. the reputed "Hugur's
well," where it is supposed she drew water
for her sun Ishmael. At the best of
times there is but little water in the well,
and the> pilgrims swarm around it. Every one wishes to drink of nnd to barbs
In those reputed miraculous waters. Each
pilgrim In turn, stripped to the waist,
stands beside the well while a bucket of
the water Is poured over him. Of this he
eagerly drinks ns it Hows from the bucket,
the rest flowing over his naked body, niul
streaming hack into the well to be used
again. His place is Immediately taken
hy another ami another, nnd so on, euou
drinking the wiodiings of the rest.
One day in 1N1IU there were 999 deaths
in Mecca, nnd there were _,_(ll deaths in
isventeen days.   When we consider what
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meetrie  Lights.  Hot   ami Cold   Haths,
Steam Heated, Newly liirnisheil
Throughout.    Kveylhrfng First-
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Fifth Street, Kaslo, 11. i'	
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A Avenue, near."ith, Kaslo, II. C,   Post-
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Whitewater,   British Columbia.
First-I'lans In every respect     ..    .
.Courteous treatment in nil
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Hotel i - j
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BY D. A. CARR.
Table  <*f   the Iresi     Kverything clean
and well looker.     Kitten
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Baal nest Hmi'i Lunch i>��iiy, B0o*
COLUMBIA-
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McLEOD & BEALER Proprietors.
Best Bar in Kaslo.
Finest of everything to drink and
smoke.
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Locomotive Without a Fire Box.
In the city of Marseilles, France, a
rallnmil baa recently been completed
which possesses tbe original feature
thnt Its motive power consists of Rteam
locomotives without firebox. This pe-
eullnr engine was adopter! In ortler to
effect tbe passage of a tunnel, half a
mile long, without development of
smoke. Teh locomotive conelsta of a
cylindrical boiler, which Is iilleil with
hot water under a maximum pressure
of 227.5 pounds per square Inch. At
the end of the line the pressure decreases to 43 to 70 pnunda. The water Is
then heated ngaln to 203 degrees, corresponding to n pressure of 227.5 pounds
by means of etenm produced by the
generators nt the central station. The
boiler ls 10 feet long, 3.8 feet In diameter nnd holds besides 550 gallons of
wnter and 21 cubic feet of steam. The
steam from the generators Is uniformly
distributed through tho wnter by suitably arranged pipes. After having
been used In the cylinders, the steam
le condensed In a condenser, consisting
of 1,154 pipes, provided over the boiler,
is done nt this well alone, these figures
arc not to be wondered at. When tho
pilgrimage is over, tlie roadside for a
dozen miles Is strewn with the ileiul bodies
of the faithful, killed by a draft of dirty
water after all the dillieulties and dangers the unfortunate people hud overcome.
Mice Which Hunt Birds.
A .voting woman living In Harlem was
the owuer of a canary bird Inst week
that could do anything canary birds on ti
do. This bird's name woe Speck, and
tbe way he could sing was a marvel to
listeners. It was not the loud, ear-
breaking sound of ordinary canary
birds, but a "sweet, tuneful murmur"
that this bird made. Ou Thursday
morning, Just as the sun begun to crawl
down the door of her room, she beard
the bird ln the adjoining room end Its
song in a eort of gasping cry. When
she got time she saw a mouse on tbe
bottom of the cage with the bird's
throat In its long teetb. Tbe bird was
fluttering, but soon died, nil the mouse
fled in alarm. It le not of tt j that caged
birds are attacked with mice, but sucb
things have happened. A rat was one
time seen to still hunt sparrows on a
New York pier.
Folly of Military Staffs.
As the various Got eruorw rode by on
horseback ln the Grant memorial dny
parade, ea/ch lu plain dress, but attended by a brilliant military staff, tbe
question wns natural, what is the use
of all that? Why should the executives of States of the union be organized on the bn.wis of sonorous tiles
and gny Uniforms? The national ex-
ooutlvo is simplicity Itself In Its (Jem-
noraUo uupretentiiiusness. The executives of the great American mun-
ielpalltlos present tlii'iiuselves before tlie
public with the dignity of quiet reticence. Our BtBfbe Governors alone In
American public life swing out with a
parade of unrealities. If the (iovernor
of a Htnte were Drsl of all n military
officer, if the States were primarily
arni'il ciinips instead of citizens In
business, then the inllltnry staff would
have a ronsonn bleu ess. Aa It Ls, Uils
prancing nnd betltled rtaff la both Irrational and absurd. The efficiency of
thes'> assistants Of tbe Governor would
be as great without uniforms nnd unmeaning titles. The dignity of the
Stato e.vciitlve needs no bracing of it
foolish luiltnfloii of a foreign court to
inukp it resisxned by the people. The
crentlon of fake "generals" and "colonels" by a Governor's pen. hundreds
of them a year, Is rightly exasperating
to the honored men to whom those
titles belong by service and devotion.
That bronzed and keen soldier of Jn-
pan, Prince Yaniagnta, when be visited
us a year n,go, found these Imitation
colonels and generals who welcomed
thim Tor the State tn their brave uniforms very amusing. They had never
smelled powder; most of them had not
even served anni'tironlsuus. Glitter
does no harm, bat such unreality as the
"military stnff" Is out of place ln this
day.���Illustrated American.
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Cut Out for It.
Mother (Impatiently)���I don't know
what will ever become of that child;
nothing pleases him.
Father (serenely)���Well, we'll make
an art critic of him.���Tld-Blta.
To  Regulate   Pneumonia Breeding.
An ordinance to be kntnodced at the
next meeting of the Philadelphia council prohibits the use of oiien street
cars In that city before June 1 and
after Oct. 15, and ordering that within
the limits when such cars may be used
every fourth car shnill be a closed car.
NEWS
Job Department
1 Is.Now Complete in Every Particular and is Under i
_* .** the Able Management of j* j*
iKANE & NISBETj
Who have spared no pains or expense in getting
everything first-class and in the latest designs.
We are, therefore, enabled [to turn out all
kinds of Art and Commercial Printing, .** j* j*
SUCH   AS
Prospectuses, Stock Certificates,
Bill Heads, Letter Heads,
Cards, Etc.
In fact'anything from a Milk Ticket to a
Circus Bill ������*
Work Done on the Shortest Possible Notice
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EDITORIAL 0UTCR0PP1NGS.
[tumor has It that Speaker Hlgglne
ol the Provincial Legislature will booh
���    !   :i.
Aii   editorial
prices Ol silver is
from tbis iss,n>.
m   the lurther   low
unavoidably omitted
It is reported thai President Corbin
of the Spokane Falls & Northern Railway has decided to extend his road Into
the Pierre Lake region on the Colvllle
Reservation. Thi>. of course, is the
llrst step toward tapping the Grand
Porks ami Boundary region.
Prom the immense erowds that are
greeting lion. W. .1. Bryan in his tour
of the'Northwestern United States, il
di es nol look us though the people's Interest in bi-metallism ii- waning, or
thai Bryan was at all injured, much
lesi killed off hy the MoKiiley frost.
The pros| tof un offensive alliance
between Spall and Japan against the
United States with reference to that
country's attitude toward Cuba and
Hawaii is exciting considerable comment. Just what Uncle Sam would do
If lie were attacked fore-and aft by
these blood-thirsty  warriors may be
111 .. -1 ne-el.
Ever) one, Canadian or American, is
glad io ,','iiii in congratulations to Mr.
M.l Mrs. Gladstone who recently cole-
bravedtho 58th  anniversary of their
iiciMing.      Nowhere    may   be    found
��� surelj onti enohi d  in  the  at-
fci'.tlona of the English speaking peopli
ol the world, ap venerable and dlatin-
Shed U'oouple,    M;iy they celebrate
i. more anniversaries,
The News is pleased to note lhat,
tl ������ tri'ims of .traveling  correspondent
"'   I'i'ibing a loivn   with  "a   future   be-
re it." is rapidly becoming extinct:
and that when an occasional one who
ynts lugs superfluous on the would-be
journalistic stage, perpetrates this
al ,'ocity again.1 his mother tongue, he
Is promptly called down. A modicum
of idioms, or even slang, is permissible
when one needs to express an idea
briefly and fori ilily: but men who dish
up SUQh stuli' us u "future boforu it,"
generally bays their own futures behind them.
BMI.HBST JHBRICAN .It'KIST IN TOWS.
'.'   '���    I'lJcrul   Jlfdffl   ur   1,1-lm   h|iriiillini   His
III inner VteitloS In KiuiU-iiuy.
U. S Federal Judge James II.
Beatty of Idaho, with headquarters at
Boise City, hus boen (pending a week
in Kaslo and to-day Left for Sandon
to inspect some mining property in that
vicinity. While in this ,-iiy hu was
the guest of bis old (r lends Mrs, S. s.
Warner and Miss Oasa of the l.ang-
ii.uii.
imlgo Beatty expresses himself as
delighted with Kootenay ollmate'and
people.    He has especial admiration
fl t the ,-wifl and   Hiu-e   tiiovonionfa   of
Canadian justice, whether administered by the mounted police of tlio Northwest Territories or by tho courts.
PBR80NAL.
.1. A, MOClellan of the Seattle Post-
li'itelllgencer, was in town this weak.
Ho know nothing about the reported
sale of the "P. I." to Senator George
Turner of Spokane.
c. O. S.uiro of Spokane, millwright'
Is in town with the Intention of-bidding
on tho Monter.uma concentrator aud.
oilier proposed South. Fork mills. Ho
1- tlio father of Bort and .ludd Siiuive.
ivo well-known mining mon of Kuslo
u id vicinity.
S, M, Wharton of Rossland,part owner of the Ueco aud his brother G. C.
Wharton of New Denver, were regis-
te.'cd at the Kaslo this week.
G. B. Gerrard initiate.' of tbe
B', N. A, bank, has returned with his
bride from St. John's, N. B, They are
at!..rae to their friends for the present
at i'.io Kaslo.
Slocan.    lie is president of the Gibson
Mining company of the South Fork.
Mrs. S. I'I. Dolttiekin joined her husband last Sunday at Bonner's Ferry
whore he hud gone to meet her.' They
returned to Kaslo on the "Alberta",arriving, here about 1 o'clock Monday
morning.
LOCAL BREVITIES.
Tho promised local notices of our
now advertisers have been unavoidably
crowded out. We will try to give
them some good "write-ups" next
weeks
The baseball game last Sunday of
the Kaslo league team and its assistants was largely attended and iii.ueh enjoyed. The game was very interesting
notwithstanding the rather one sided
score of 17 to .i.
Ben Smith, a section hand on the K.
& S. railway was brought to Kaslo
yesterday morning for treatment by
Dr. Rogers. He had been violently
thrown from a hand ear, by its striking
a rock, and was severely, though not
seriously, cut about the head and eight
foot.
The News issue is late this Week on
account of having moved into now and
more desirable quarters, We are now
located in the some neighborhood us
before, but farther up Front street, in
Turner & Brydon's now building next
to O. P, Moore's assay office.
It is definitely settled that Mr. (). (i.
Dennis' appointment as gold commissioner, first announoed by the News, is
correct. Although the details are
not yet fully completed, Mr. Dennis
speaks with considerable freedom of
his future residence In Nelson, and
leaves Inferences to be drawn as to his
successor in the office here.
I'ulilk- Schools Will lt��-0|ielt Miilnloy.
The public schools will re-Open from
their summer vacation next Monday.
Prof. Jas. Heslop, principal, will have
charge of the upper grades at tho old
school  building and   Miss  McTaggart
from Victoria is   to touch  tbe first,
second and third grades in the Presbyterian church building.
Ulsiwortli'a letter Hitting.
Our Ainsworth readers are informed
that the News' letter for this week
seems to have "fallen by the wayside"
somewhere, The Ainsworth oorres-
pondent of the News was seen at the
Kaslo .'-. Slocan depot last Tuesday
morning on his way to Sandon. He
said then that bis letter was nearly
finished .mil would be sent or handed
In on his return that day or next.
Since then we have beard from neithei
letter nor correspondent.
THE TOWN OF SANCA.
hiit_iT||tir-U'n sci i Assured.
Enough encouragement has been t
oelved to  wiu'rant the announcement
that the new kindergarten school referred to in last, week's issue, will be
opened. It will be conducted by Mrs,
Turner, wile of W. li. Turner, a
member of thn News staff, who is
expected io arrive from Spokane tomorrow. Dun notice will he given intending patrons, of the place and time
which latter will probably be about the
middle oi next, week.
Hun. il. D. >Ui, iii, ... in HiiHSloml
Hob. (i. B, Martin was expected In
Kaslo during tho past week, but probably decided not to come. Yesterday's
Rossland Miner says that he arrived in
that elty Wednesday, having come directly there from Nelson.
IMPROVEMENTS AT THESll.YEK
BELL.
Two     new     handsomely    furnished
rooms have been fitted up by Bobl on
the sockuiI Hour of the Silver Hell.
These ate especially desirable for
ladies ar.d their esoorta. The increase
of buelmen at this restaurant warrants
those itr provemsnts.    The usual high
class Su ndav dinner will be served al
1:30 p.m.
mi:tai, quotations.
Nuvv Y >i-1., Aiiu.J...~Silvi'r,-.Vii.ji',
Goppol - -C.uiet; I riiker.-' price,  111.1. Ul; tx-
������iir.imi' jirici', tlDMUTOOlMi
hi'Stl��� stitmu; broker.^' price, fS.ilOi excliiinne.
|'.i.TA��;i_j I,
ORB SHIPMENTS,
Tlio (olio r.'big tt* tho oic slilpiiivnts tor thi
_>Mt wuelc ��� ivor tlu1 K.mlo it Slncsn Knllroml:
Mine. TlesHnution. Tons.
Ruth    Everett 180
Until ,, t'ueblo 7.'i
i'Avlll) l'tieblo 800
Wl'iltiiwnti ft' Kverett SO
w null I nst;. ��Ji Omaha 48
'-."utile Eivi t I'ueblu     .. lfi
lloesnlttrt ...Omaha  IS
.ii'eiit Wei lorn  . Aurora. 18S
llie>:  ...   l'ueblo  IS
CONVEYANCING.
Rellr.Wo and reasonable. T. W*
Pottlt. ten "ears experience; office with
CJ. C. Mfti'sr..
ACCOUNTANT.
It spays tio have your books in good
Hba-pei     Consult F.  W.  Pettlt,  ten
E. W. Talbottof Spokane is at the j yei ,v�� experience.
(Continued from First Page.)
high grade ore, running Ln gold, silver,
and copper.
There are a number of other good
claims in this district, and the outlook
for the future is most promising.
While Sanca does not boast of being
a city, yet, there are hotels and business houses there that can furnish accommodations and sell goods with more
pretentious towns.
.I. W. (lakesof the Hotel Sanca has
a nicely furnished house and sets a
good table. His reputation as a genial
host is too well known to require ex-
Cfuire extended mention here.
Mrs. Emma Turner conducts the
Columbia���iotel. Her house was the
lirst one, built in Sanca. From tlie
time It wns opened it. has sustained its
reputation as a first-class hostelry.
George Nowell conducts a general
store and can supply outfitttng parties
with everything they need.
The White Grouse hotel conducted
by Mr. Blanchard is convenient to the
steamboat landing ami has accomodations for 25 people.
Sanca is on the Bonner's Perry route
und from Kaslo is coached by the
steamers "Ainsworth." Mondays and
Thursdays, and by the "Alberta" Saturday s.
Aug. 3, IS07. c. K. C.
FELL INTO A CREVASSE. ���
Thrilling experience of Gay Kecikr
In u Tolly Creek (iliider.
"] came to the Kootenay Hi years ago
and thought I had been in some tough
situations, before: bill my recent prospecting experiences near tho head
waters of Pry and Toby creeks were
tlie roughest I have ever undergone,"
said (lay Reoder to a News man a few
days ago.
Mr. Reeder went on to state that on
his recent trip ho climbed mountains
alone for 36days with a pack on his
back, and for 27 days didn't see a white
man. While attempting to cross a
glacier at the head of Toby creek, lie
slipped and lost his fOoflng and
brought up at the bottom of a small
crevasse that ho estimated to be 10
feet deep. After recovering from the
Stunning effect of his fall und finding
that no bones were broken he began
to try to work his way out. This was
no easy matter. He was hemmed in
between two walls of blue ice. The
noise caused by the grinding of the
glacier as its parts of icj and boulder
wore against each other, was deafening', or us Mr. Hcedci'says, ''like a 20
stamp ore mill." The cold was
intense and through the unconscious
moistening of his lips with his tongue.
he found by the time that ho got out
that his lips were frozen Stiff. Their
blackened condition still hears testimony to that fact. Uy following the
crevasse to its upper end, he found that
it terminated in an inclined plane,
very steep, but still sufficient inclined
to permit him to climb and scramble
out. He was in tho crovesse an hour.
He estimates the width of the glacier
as ranging from half a mile to a mile
and its length al seven miles.
Mr. Reeder located two goods claims
near the bead waters of Pry and Toby
creeks, which ho th Inks are rich in
copper and galena.
EASENODGH FORTHfiPHJSEM.
Mr. feints Will Hiillil No More Kimd
This tear.
The News is informed on very reliable authority, that apart from finishing his road from Trail to Robson, Mr.
Hoinzo will build no more railroad
this year. On his Rossland-Ponticton
route ho not only had his lino surveyed
but it was staked out as far west as
Christina Lake. Ho 16 much cut up at
his treatment received at the hands of
the Dominion Parliament, through
the lack of support by British Columbia members, and especially by the.
open attack made upon him by Member Maxwell, solely on tho ground that
he Is an -.meriean. President Corbin
will doubtless have the Held to himself,
this year at least, if he sees lit to build
into tho Boundary country.
OFF FOR KLONDIKE;
For sal?, at Whitewater, B. C, complete assaying outfit and building. A
large interest in tl e Whitewater town-
site. One-fourth interest In the Elk-
horn Mining company and other valuable mlulng claims, etc. Address.
W. R. WlNBTEAD.
Whitewater, B. C,
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This Space Will be Occupied by
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About August lo, 1807, with a
Full Line in ihe Latest Styles
Of Dry Goods & Gent's Furnishings.
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&1 Our K.ves are Always Open to the Comfort of the ik
j�� Traveling Public. EDWIN CTJMMING8, V
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G.O.BUCHANAN,
PROPRIETOR.
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Now Running in All Departments.
Lumber Rough, Bited, Dressed, Matched j Shingles, l.utbs, Doors, Windows, Mouldings, Bracketa, Turned Work, (Has.-, etc, etc
:   On hand and to Order.   Agents in Nelson and Sandon.
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���H. F. Stephenson,-
Chemist and Druggist.
Graduate of Ontario College I'harmacy.   This is a thoroughly llrst-clasB
Drug Store.     It is In the now Carter building, north side
of Front street, between 4th and 5th,
A specialty is made of prescription work.
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IB    Dominion Building and Loan Assoc'n   ���_.
OF TORONTO, ONTARIO.
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Assets, $1,250,000.00.
MONKY TO LOAN OX SMALL MONTHLY l!K I'AYMKXTS, RKCif
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J.   /��    TT    P T /) I/O     tNBCRANCK AND LOAN AOBNT, _ ji,
!$  L.   ti, li I JlJVo, OFFICE. FRONT STREET, KASLO. II. ('. <f>f
lp W. ('.ROVES,
+?* Civil and Mining Engineer.
PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.
Underground Surveys. Suriaoe ahd
Aerial Tramways. Mineral Claims and
surveyed and reported upon. KaBlo, B.C.
0, R. R1N08,
,1N'C��� WALKER
RINGS cf WALKER,
Merchant Tailors.
Front Street,      -     *      Kaslo, B. C. <���&_$& rfi.rfr.jrfr.rf7 rfr.rft rfr_rf? rf? rftvJJ
i WALL PAPER! i
INGRAINS.
Wo have jutt received about U
ONE TON
of WALL PAPERS, com- jjj
prising th'6 newest and neat- tt
est designs to date.
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i. Booksellers and Stationers, Kuslo
We now have a good stock of
the different shades of LN-
GRAINS.
Our prices are reasonable.
Call and  inspect our  stock
before purchasing elsewhere.
SOFT. MAN PROMOTED.
Siipt. Geo. P. Cbpeiand succeeds Him
on tbe K. ft 5. Ry.
When Sit)it. K. \Y. Bryan announce
a ten days' business trip lo Spokane a
fortnight ago, his many friends did
not know that ho Would return to Kaslo no more as superintendent of tin
Kaslo & Slocan railway whore he has
served so well and faithfully. That,
however, is thu ease. lie has been appointed to the very responsible position
of assistant general superintendent of
the Great Northern railway, in chargi
of all lines wostof Minot, N. D., with
headquarters at Spokane, vice 0. O
Winter resigned. Mr. Bryan WW
formerly connected with the Groat
Northern for a period of over ten
yours and in the spring of 1H!C, was appointed to tho position of general sit
pei'intendent of that road, which office
he held until the following fall when
he resigned to accept the position of
Mipertiitendeiit of the K. .V S. road.
Mr. Bryan is succeeded by Siipt. Geo,
F. Copoland froindhe Northern Paoifii
cailway, who is already here and has
entered upon the discharge of his duties. Mr. Copoland has been a rail
way man all of the business portion of
his life, with the exception of three
years served in the United States civil
war. He has filled nearly all positions
from station agent np. lie was for a
number of years conductor on the St.
Paul and Duluth road, and was for
thirteen yoars,'superintei)dont.
AT AIM OLD AGE,
The Mother of l��. E. Archer  hisses
Away in Toronto.
A telegram was received last Tuesday morning, by P. E, Archer, the
well known hardware merchant of this
city, announcing the death of his mother, Mrs. W. J. Arehor, at tlie advanced
age Ol SO years. She leuves a husband
aged H4, and four married children of
whom Mr. Archer of'this eity is the
youngest, This aged couple wero the
parents of IM children, I) boys and 4
girls. Uf these only the four mentioned
Rbrvive their parents. This union was
a remarkably long as well as happy
one, Mr. and Mrs. \V. ,1. Archer having been marriedQ. years. They were
among the earliest residents of Toronto, Ontario,
He Hi'lii'vi's In KoaAlaml
II. R. Knapp of Kossland. correspondent of several of tho leading
papers of the country, was In town
this week. He udmits that Uosslanil
is dull at present, but says that it Is
all right and will get steadily better.
Among early probabilities the
Gooderham syndicate is about to oroct
u new smelter, one and one-half miles
from Kossland on tho Columbia &
Western railway, to smelt tho ores of
the War Eagle and Center Star. He
says that the output of the Kossland
mines for the lirst half of 1897 was
40,000 tons ore; that $2,750,000 has boon
expended upon mining claims in the
camp, part of this expenditure showing $300,000 worth of machinery, aud
16 miles of underground work as its result: that $083,000 worth of dividends
have heen declared, from the I* Roi
and War Eagle alone, and that this
represents an annual income of 20 per
cent on the value of the investment.
Subscribe for the News.
Kane Tax Matter Setiled-K. & S.
Exemption Bylaw Completed
City Clerk's Salary Rai.ed-112,000 Wanted
for Street ami Bridge-Auditor's Report.
There have been three meetings of
the city council within the past week
to catch up with accumulated unfinished business. The first one was called
last Saturday afternoon, at which
Mayor Green and Alderman Moore,
Cameron, Buchanan and Goodenough
were present,
A communication was read from the
Kootenay Mining Protective association asking the council to join it in
a protest to the Dominion government
against putting an export duty on ores.
This was placed on lile.
Fire  Department N'oM'H.
An accident insurance company applied to the city to insure the lives of
the volunteer fire brigade. It was
tabled for the present.
The clerk was instructed at the second meeting to call for tenders for the
construction of a building for fire brigade purposes, according to the specifications already before the council.
The finance committee recommended
the payment of a number of bill, including one of $4011 to .lohn Vallanee
for covering city water pipe; one of
i|245 to D. C, McGregor for A avenue
sidewalk and one of *_4"> to the Kootenay Kloctric company for street
lights for March and June.
Sanitary Notes.
Tho report of Dr. .1. I'\ B. Rogers,
health officer, was read. He recommended stricter sanitary regulations
with reference to local drainage, garbage and other refuse matter. The
sanitary committee were inaccordanci
with its recommendations empowered
to use the police or employ a sanitary
Inspector to enforce wholesome regulations in this respect.
A petition was received from Otto
Wollinun and 31 others asking that
some other means be provided for tbe
dumping of the city's garbage, rather
than on the beach. This was referred
to the sanitary committee.
New Hitleivitlk for 11 Avenue.
It was ordered that lumber bo furnished for a three foot plank sidewalk
on the north side of D avenue from
the east end of the skating rink to the
east line of F. E. Archer's residence:
also crossings for D avenue and Third
street provided that the property holders furnish the labor.
Street  l.lKtit" Shut OIT.
The clerk was instructed to notify
the Electric Light company to discontinue tho current supplying the are
lights on account of the unsatisfactory
condition of the service. It is thought
that when tho machinery is finally repaired satisfactorily that all will be
well again Ln this respect.
��� 12,000 for Improvement*.
A petition was received from S, II.
Green and _!> others representing one-
tenth of the taxable property of Kaslo,
asking that the council puss a bylaw
to raise 112,000 for street Improvements
and the building of a bridge across the
rivet at Third street. Mayor Green
expressed himself as not in favor of
grunting the petition as it stands.
There ought to be provision also included, ho thought, for the extension
of tho water system and lire proleclinn.
If all this money had to be spent for
streets and bridge and no other purpose, ho was opposed to it.
Alderman Buchanan was not -nre
about tho need of a bridge. lie believed that the water system should be
e xtcndod llrst. He further thought
that no ono bylaw could cover all the
different propositions.
The petition was llnally received and
filed away for further consideration.
The Second Mctttigi
The second meeting convened last
Monday with Alderman Buchanan in
the chair. Alderman Moore, Cameron
and (ioodonough completed the
quorum.
Water Supply Note*.
Water Commissioner Cockle filed a
resort of mains newly tapped which
indicated a healthy increase in the
revenues for the water system.
A two inch water pipe was ordered
laid from the main on A avenue following Sixth street to the new school
house.
limit lijinl the H,i���pilul Near Them.
A potition from W. White and 13
others was road and tabled, protesting
against the erection of a hospital building near their property.
The sum of $50 was allowed for improvement of the alley between Third
and Fourth streets in block 17.
The  Kane   Toi Mutter Settled
The matter of Geo. T. Kane's judgment against the city and his arrears
in taxes was; finally settled on the basis
recommended by the special committee and noted in a previous issue of the
News. Brieliy summed up this includes the recognition by the city of
the court judgement in Mr. Kane's
favor and the purchase from him of
nine lots in block 2.") for $4_8, Mr.
Kane agreeing to pay all taxes in arrears against him. This is a welcome
settlement and relieves considerable
property of blemishes on titles.
Clerk's Salary Itiii.eil
City Clerk Chipman's salary was
raised from $76 to $100 per month dating from July 1. 1H1I7. it is generally
understood that Mr. Chipman will ask
to be relieved from the extra office of
police magistrate as soon as his successor can be found. The News is in possession of the name of a man whom
tho council would like to appoint as
police magistrate but as it is doubtful
if he would accept, his name is withheld from publication on request.
The H. ft S. I', xe nipt I tin Bylaw Completed
The council then went into committee of the whole on bylaw Xo. 411, re.
the exemption of certain lands of tho
Kaslo .t Slocan Railway company.
The bylaw was finally completed and
referred to City Solicitor McAnn for
his opinion. This bylaw is to be
voted on later by the people. In this
connection a letter was read from Hewitt Bostoek. M. 1'., holder of the city
water works debentures, consenting to
the passage of such a bylaw, if the exemption were made fur a specified
number of years instead of being perpetual.
Third Meetinii
The third meeting ofthe city council
was hold last night, Mayor Green, and
Aldermen Buchanan, Moore and Good-
enough, present.
The usual number of bills were read
and referred.
Water CoMmUitoacr'n Report.
Water Commissioner Cockle made a
special report favoring ihe reduction
on the rate for Burns' water motor
from $7.60 to $4.50 per month) in consideration of the short time of its daily
use. This reduction the council granted.
Ho also reported the cost of water
pipe from the nearest main to the new
school house as being from $-24 to $326
according to the class , >f pipe used.
He also called attention to tho condition likely to arise from the building
of a concentrator on tlio south fork of
Kaslo creek and recommended early
attention to either a filtering process
or a new source of supply.
Auditor'! Seiiil-Ainiiial Itepurt
Tho following is a sj nopsis ofthe city
auditor's semi-annual report which the
council last evening ordered published:
CORPORATION OF THK ' 1TY OF KASLO,
AUDITOR'S lll.l'OKT.
Kn-1", i   ���'., lit .inly. is'.iT.
Kt:r Kir:-.
on band l��l January, 1897        I 5.4A0.61
Waterworks oonntructlon -its..v.
Licenses   B,817.50
I'olloa court .                       488.00
Heal estate iimi Improvement  lax ami
i merest. 888.71
Waterworka Malntcna          l.-H-i.mi
Government urmii   to   Kire  Depart-
mem... .                            800.00
Duubankl 2,948.77
$16,881.74
IIISHIIISKMIA'TS.
I uui'ons paid  f    908,06
Klection expense 19,00
Kx I .ruses (current) VU "���
I'i re department.      . K.Yi.68
Legal exponae . I19.M
Office furniture     .... JSS.00
Printing and advertising 28840
Public works  291,8]
Salaries      ,. 1,742.88
Waterworks construction 8,1*1.7(1
Waterworks maintenance           BUM
Slalliillery ami leli'^rams            .        ���'���",*-
n.'vllll.TI
Certified correct!
0. ii. Mi'Keiule, Auditor.
1'iiutiill'n Mtltllde re Oi.  BipoH Knti.s
Alderman Buchanan submitted the
following resolution which was adopt
oil: Uesolvod, That the clerk be Instructed to reply to the communication
of the Kootenay Mining Protective Association to this effect: That the subject dealt with is one upon which there
is diversity of opinion, and that this
council is not at present in possession
of sufficient information to enable it to
express an opinion upon the subject.
After a brief conference with Mr.
Lindsay of Mon/.ies A Lindsay re
scavenger work, the council adjourned.
WATCH YOUI! WATCH.
If you want your watch, clock or
jewelry properly repaired, call on II.
Stenso'n, practical watchmaker and
ibwelor. Al' work guaranteed. Shop
in Krtslo Drug Company's Store, Front
street.	
SEK THK PIONEEB (JKOOER
And general merchant. 3, B. Wilson,
for anything you need in the housekep-
ing line, His stock is complote and
lirst class. , A tine line of crockery aud
glassware is also carried. Front street,
opposite the Kaslo Hotel.
THIS  BEATS THE      ��*^j|
If Record ! f
Two Cases of Goods Shipped over the 0. P. R. in
12 days from Montreal. These cases contained a
|I    Large Assortment
ffre|]   Of the best Manufactured and the best selected
~s^   Stock ��f ready made suits ever brouqht into the
City.   Just Call and Examine Them.
DPI r Dh a _ 1   Corner 5th and Front SI..
k- ,a     ��� 1 1V* r_I la 11, Opposite Ban I; of B.N. JJRggt
Do You Bat?
If so. See CHLSH0LM, the GROCER. The lest of
everything in Groceries, Fruit and Confectionery, at
Lowest Prices for Cash.     JAS. (IHISHOLM,
Front St., Kaslo, B. C.
"M HOTBL
pi SILVBRTON.
MM silverton, b. c.
H
Mm  GEORGE BIRD & CO., Prop'rs.
>��$   Lead tne/ Hotel in Silverton, the Queen of tilt
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Slocan Lake.   Ae/v/y Furnished Throughout
First'Class in Every  Sense of the  Word
\Butte Hotel
AND
Resta uran t.m
Meals at all hours between 5 a. m. and B p. m. Short
Orders a Specialty. Business Men's Lunch from 11:30
a. ni. to 7:30 p. m. I). A. CABR, formerly of Columbia
Hotel Restaurant, south side Front st.. between 3rd and
���Ith, opposite Steamer Landings, Kii.'lii, B. C.
More New Residences.
Turner and Brydon, whose announcement note elsewhere, are quite actively engaged in building. Since linish
ing the new building now occupied by
the News ami i). P, Moore, assayer,
they have finished several new cot*
tagos on D avenue between 2nd and 3rd
streets. One of these is a 7-room cottage for W. J. Twiss, It is _4x,'lD and
cost $600. Another adjoining Mr.
Twiss, and almost a duplicate of it. is
one for Mr, .Matthews, a prospector.
Another next to Mr. Matthews' has a
ground plan 26x84, but otherwise is
about the same size and cost of tho
others. It is owned by the builders
aud is to be rented. Tho firm is also
building two new cottages of about the
same size and cost for Richard Roberts
of Victoria, in tlie same neighborhood,
Mr. Roberts is building these as un investment, They will soon be ready
for rent. All of these cottages are
plastered and hard linished.
A handsome cottage has recently
been finished for David Knight on I!
avenue between 3rd and 4th streets. It
has live rooms and cost HOOi
The cost of Mr. Taynton's new Cottage recently noted in these columns
should have been $700 instead of $600.
'services held in school hoi ise. Morning, li a. m.;evening,7:30tt. m. Sunday school and bible class at. close of
morning service. Prayeor meeting,
Thursday evening at 7:.'iu p. m. All
heart ily welcome.
II. c. Nkuvomh, Pastor,
FOR  THE   BEST
TH5 !
AMONllTHlU'HiKCHl-S.
i in Sunday evening last Dr. Bobsrt-
son, superintendent of Some Missloni
in the Canadian   Presbyterian ohutoh
preached a rousing sermon in the local
church of this oily. A very large audience listened to tbe reverend gentleman a eloquent sermon on the words of
St. Paul, "lie nut weary in well doing."
The oooasslini was taken advantage of
to ordain three elders to form a Session
for the Kaslo congregation. The new
elders who were elected by the congregation were ordained and had the iihiial
questions put to them by Dr. Robert
son. Very impressively he orilaiuen
them to their office and suitably addressed them as well as the congregation. This step places the congregation on the footing of a fully qualified
church, with full ]iower to transact all
its own business. Dr. Kobertson expressed much pleasure at the marked
success of the Presbyterian church
of Kaslo since the Rev. James Nairn
took charge of it six months ago. Dr.
Robertson visited Aiusworthon Monday and addressed a meeting there.
The Rev. James Nairn will preach
in the Presbyterian church on next
Sabbath eveniiig_oti the topic "Presbyterian, Methodist, English and Baptist churches--which is nearest tin-
teachings of Christ?" Singing is always good and hearty and it will be interesting. Service will not last longer
than one hour.
Baptist Church���Regular   Sabbath
Co To THE
(Mil Bar
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HAl.l. BROS., KASLO,  B. C.
VKew Nickel Tubs.   Tickets good for
:: bath.-. *i.
Have Vim Been Here!
WHEEE? Why. in the SLOCAN
BEER HAl.l.. where you can get
fresh draft beer by the schooner or
quart. I'KTKIISON .v LOFSTEDT
A avenue, Kaslo, li. C.
BUSINESS LOCALS.
If you want in keep in the swim
read the .News.
i;. L. Wells, watchmaker and jeweli .���.
Front si i t Kaslo.
Some line diamonds Ln rlngs.earriujja
etc.. at Stratheru's.
Chicken dinner i\r\-\ Sunday at the
Lakei lew Rote! restaurant.
Strathern the jeweler has [��� a _e a
lot of clocks,   i Vices right.
Pine private dining room tor ladli i
and their esoorts at the Lakeview.
Sen ing machines, The leading
makes sold bj it. Strathern Tbe Jeweler.
You are never refused a good breakfast ai the Slocan hotel, no matter bow
late you rise.
Wawtsd ���Two  first-class   laundry
women. Apply In .1. K. Fitzpatrick,
Ainsworth, B. c.
Prospectors, call at 3. B. Wilson's
and gel your supplies. You will Bad
everything needed tor prospecting.
Wells, the Jeweler, makes a specialty
of repairing Hue American, Swiss and
English lever uatohes. All work
guaranteed.
Or. It. Maitis.in, graduate of Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgerj,
Philadelphia, is at Hotel Kaslo and is
prepared to practice dentistry in all
its branches.
This paper is kepi oa iii" at the advertising agency of Alexander .V Co.,
Suite !'. First National Bank Building,
Bpokane, Wash.,  where contracts can
be made for it.
COTTAGES FOR RENT OH SALE.
Turner & Brydon, Builders on Front
si reel, have hard linished cottages,
centrally located, for rent or sale.
They will also build to order. Seo
them at then: office in The News building, Front Btreet, Kaslo, B. C. ii
I
DO believe that my uncle is the
moat selflsb man who ever
lived!" exclaimed Bob Ourzou.
"What bas be done uow, dear?" Inquired Cicely, who was not unaccustomed to hear condemnatory remarks
respecting that gentleman.
"Why, lu tlie first place, darling, as
you are only too well aware," replied
Bob, "he refused his consent to our being married, ou the score of my youth."
"Well, dear Bob, lie may have been
right there," said Cicely, Boothingly.
"Twenty Is a little young to get married, isn't It?"
"Not a bit," answered Bob, impatiently. "If a man doesn't know his
own mlml at 20 he never will."
"But you may see some girl whom
you will prefer to me," suggested
Cicely. "Somebody who Is better looking, or more accomplished."
"What nonsense!" exclaimed the
young man, Irritably. "Do you think
I'm a boy, to change my mind every
Ave minutes?"
"0, no, dear," replied Cicely, caressingly, "but such things have happened,
you know, and though It would break
my heart to lose you, I would rather
you found out youwlidn't love me before we were married tluiu afterwards."
"But I do love you, my own little
sweetheart, nnd always shall, auu we'll
get married in spite o all the old cantankerous uncles in Christendom."
And as Bob spoke be placed his arm
around her and drew the young girl's
head down ou his broad breast.
Robert Ourzon was a student in St.
George's Hospital, and Cicely was a
nurse probationer at the same establishment, aged respectively -o and 19.
They hud fallen in love with one another some six months previously, and
Bob had at once written home to his
uncle, Major Main waring, who stood in
loco pareutis to him, ns he was an orphan.
There was very little opportunity for
making love In the hospital, but the
young people were In the habit of meeting lu the park whenever circumstances permitted, and it was on n secluded seat that the conversation we
have recorded took place.
After a short Interval, devoted to
What the novelists of a previous generation were In the habit of calling
"tender passages," Cicely drew herself
gently away from ber lover's embrace,
aud putting her hat as straight as the
absence of a looking-glass would permit, inquired:
"What Is this fresh news from your
ogre of an uncle, dear?"
"Why, I heard the other day," re-
uponded Bob, "that lie was dangerously
ill, had a fall while hunting, and so I
thought It would be a splendid opportunity while he wns weak and ill to
get his consent to our being married;
an dhere ls the communication whlcu
I received this morning In reply."
And pulling a letter out of his pocket,
Bol) extracted the contents from the
envelope, aud read the following
epistle:
"Honored Sir���I hns boen derected by
youre uncle, Major Muinwariiig, to
arnswer your letter He tells me to
say as how be can't write himself, but
be will se you, something ns I don\
like to put on paper, llrst, afore he lets
you marry afore youre twenty-Uve.   He | ought to put down my foot"
esceut, I can tell him who I am."
"What would be the good of that?"
asked Bob.
"Why, of course, dear, he would be
bo grateful that he would at onee give
his constant to our being married."
"Ha! ha! ha!" laughed Bob. "O, you
little goose! you don't know my Uncle
Richard."
"You are unkind, Bob," said Cicely,
drawing herself away from him.
"Don't l>e cross, little one, I couldn't
1 dip laughing, -'pou my word, I couldn't."
"But I've read of such things, Bob."
"Oh, yes, I dare say, lu novels."
"Yvell, uiey do take place in real
life."
"Sometimes, p'r'aps, but "
"Don't you think I'm a good enough
nurse, then?"
"My dear Cicely, you are the best
nurse lu the hospital���for a probation-
o- " interrupted Bob, perceiving that
.he conversation was taking a wrong
turn.   "Every one acknowledges that."
"Then why won't you let me go down
an_ see what I can do?"
"Well, my dear, I don't mind, of
course," replied Bob, slowly, "but do
you really think it will be of any use?"
"I shouldn't have si.jgestetl it unless
I did."
"I must say that I think it will be
lalior in vain; but still, if you wish to
tr your hand at diplomacy, I suppose
I must consent."
"There's a sensible darling!" cried
Cicely, putting her anus round his neck
and kissing him. "And now I will
show you what a woman can do."
*****
Major Mainwnring was what Is
known as a confirmed bachelor. When
Jabez introduced the young nurse, who
had come to him on the recommendation of his nephew, his llrst muttered
remark was:
"I hope to goodness she won't start
tidying things up."
Only one who has been left to the
tender mercies of a soldier servant for
nearly a week can imagine the difference Which a couple of days made, not
only in the Major's room, but In the
Major, aud noliody was more surprised
than that gentleman himself when he
found how much "the woman's tricks"
as he somewhat contemptuously expressed It, added to his comfort.
Cicely had her surprise also, for Instead of a worn-out, decrepit old man,
such aA she had expected to Hud htr
lover's uncle, she discovered that he
wag a handsome man in the prime of
life, and though he wns evidently suffering Intense pain from his fractures
and contusions, yet he bore It nearly ns
uncomplainingly as a woman would
have done.
The weeks slowly gilded away, and
the Major gradually grew stronger.
One morning he said In an apologetic
voice:
"I am going to nsk you to to do me a
favor, Cicely."
"Certainly, Major," responded Cicely,
with the sunny smile that made her
Invaluable as a nurse.    "What Is It."
"Why, I want you to write a letter
for me to a scapegrace nephew of mine.
The truth Is, this fellow has been trading on the fact thnt he la my only living relative ever since he knew the
value of the relationship, and at last I
think  the  time  hns  arrived   when  I
also scs as how you beta mixed up lu
It like, ort to no were to get lilm a good
uersc, and your to send hliu down can
manege him. I also sends cheq as desired, and remain, youre obedent servant, JABEZ BUNUER."
"He's the old man's valet and factotum," explained Bob, afl he finished
reading the letter. "And now, don't
you think that It Is the most selfish lottery you've ever heard?"
"Well, dear, I think you ought to
make allowances "
"Book nere, Cicely," Interrupted Boo,
"1 know this man, nnd you don't. I'm
the son of his favorite sister, and the
only relation he has In the world; he's
an old mun, who can't expect to live
much longer, who's had lots of fun ln
bis day, been In the army In India, and
a.i that sort of thing, you know, and
} i he���er���er���behaves In this sort of
way. I conslirer th. . It's disgraceful.
I i hae had his turn; why can't he let
me have mine?"
"Bob, I've got an Idea," exclaimed
Cicely, suddenly turning round and
taking his hand ln hers as she spoke.
"Bet us have It, my dear," answered
Bob, In that patronizing manner which
very young men are fond of assuming
ln their dealings with the opposite sex.
"It may suggest something, don't you
know."
"My Idea, Bob, Is this: Your uncle
wants a nurse; let me go down and attend him, and when I've restored him
to beattli and he ie completely conval-
"What has he done, then?" Inquired
Cicely, endeavoring to conceal the agitation which she felt.
"The young vagabond Is a medical
student at St. (icorge's; but, of course,
you are aware of thai, as he sent you
down here���the only good turn lie has
even done me lu hlg life, by-thc-byi.���
and I have always made him a generous allowance. In addition to this, I
have paid his debts twice. And now
he writes to say that unless he has a
certain sum by to-morrow morning to
pay big 'debts of honor,' as he terms
them, he will Im; ruined for life. Now,
I have made up my mind not to let him
have any more money beyond bis Income, and I want you to write aud tell
him that as he hag broken hlg word of
honor, when he promised ine on the last
occasion not to gamble again, I must
decline to have anything to do with
his debts of honor."
Cicely took down the nddress and
made notes of what she had to write;
but, strange to say, almost immediately afterwards she met with an accident and rnn a pin into her thumb lu
such a way as to prevent her holding
a pen, and the communication had to
be written by Jnbez after all.
A few days after this Cicely had
been reading to him, when the Major,
after a short Interval of silence, exclaimed:
"The doctor gays I may get up tomorrow, Cicely, and that lias made me
think."
"What have you been thinking
about?" demurely asked the prettj
nurse.
"1 have beeu wondering what oi
earth I shall do when you leave m<
and go back to town."
"Just what you did Iiefore I came, 1
suppose," replied the young lady, Intently regarding tlie binding of tlu
H>ok she was holding in her lap.
"No, I can never do that," said th��
Major. "When 1 was a young man,
Cicely, I wns very fond of a girl; In
fact, we were going to be married, but
the week before she was to have become my wife she ran away with a
friend of mine, a lieutenant in the same
regiment as myself. Since then I have
hnd a somewhat bad opinion of women, and you must acknowledge with
reason, but you have altered all that,
Cicely."
"How���er���In what way, Major Main-
waring?" faltered Cicely, growing rap-
Idly "red as a rose."
"Why, I can see thnt though there
are bad women in tlie world, there are
also good ones, and the man who manages to get hold of a good one for his
wife, cannot obtain a greater treasure,
and I'm going to ask you if you will be
my treasure?"
"But, Major Mainwaring, I am only
a nurse���a hospital nurse���what will
your friends say?"
"My dearest girl, you have saved my
life, and In my opinion you possess all
the graces and virtues that a woman
ought to have. If I marry a girl, I do
it to consult my own happiness, not
thnt of my friends. I know I am twice
your age, but in spite of that, I am a
young man still; uow say, dear, will
you marry me?"
"Are you sure you love mo?" asked
Cicely, in a low voice. "That you are
uot asking ni_ to be your wife out of
gratitude?"
"Cicely!" cried the Major. "I cannot
take you in my arms, as you well
know, or I shall upset this compound
fracture, but come here! come here at
once, nnd look in my eyes. Now do
you think I love you, nnd will you be
my wife?"
Cicely beheld such n fire of love In
those honest brown eyes that she felt
compelled to hide her owu, but ns she
endeavored to conceal her blushing
face, he heard her whisper something
which, in spite of comminuted, compound fractures, dislocations, nnd such
other evils ns attend a hunting man
who "conies a cropper," compelled him
to place his arms around her, nnd rnlse
her head until her sweet red lips were
available for kissing purposes.
*****
"My Dear Robert: I was married to
your uncle Richard yesterday, and we
leave here for the south of France tomorrow. I did not find what you represented; in fact, quite the contrary.
When I tell you that I have persuaded
your uncle to Increase your allowance
I feel sure thnt you will not regret my
signing myself your affectionate aunt,
"CICELY  MAINWARING."
"By Jove!" exclaimed Bob, as he tore
the above letter Into little pieces, "It's
wonderful what a woman can do."���
Chicago Tribune.
n.Ml.KOADS    ANI>    HTKAMBOATH.
���1) 1 li EOT RO UTE TO���
FT. STEELE.
MINING CAMP.
Nelson and Lardo Steam Navigation Company.
Steamer Ainsworth will leave Kaslo,
B. C, every Monday and Thursday at 8
a. m. for Bonner's Ferry. Idaho, connecting with Great Northern Railway
on Tuesdays and Fridays, both to and
from Spokane and Eastern and Western
points. Steamer will leave Bonner's
Ferry at 4 a. m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving at Kaslo same evening, so as to make quick connections
with the Trail Creek and Slovan Mining Districts.
This route ls the most direct for the
Fort Steele Mining Camp, and also the
Upper Kootenay River Steamers.
First-class passenger and freight accommodations.
NORTHERN PACIFIC RY,
The Fast Line*
Superior Service
 Tkrough tickets tn all points in the	
United States and Canada.
Only Six Survivors.
Of the crowd of members of Parliament who, on Nov. 20, 1837, thronged
the bar of the House of Lords to catch
a glimpse of the girl Queen opening her
first Parliament, only six are living nt
tills day. This fact, standing alone,
marks the unparalleled length of Queen
Victoria's reign. Tlie half dozen survivors are Mr. Leader, who represented
Victoria In the first Parliament of Victoria; Mr. Hurst, who represented Horsham; Wentworth Fitzwlllinm, of Mal-
ton, now Karl PHaWilliam; Sir Thomas
Acland, of West Sumerset. whose family ls still represented In the House of
Commons of to-day by the ex-vlce president of tlie council; Mr. Vllliers, now,
as then, representing Wolverhampton,
and Mr. (Hailstone, the rarest relic of a
turbulent political past, and uow In retirement from public life. Of her first
ministers not oue is alive.
Frog* as Soldiers.
Don't Imagine these frogs dressed up
in red coats, with swords nnd pistols,
but simply as au army going out to
tight.
"The frog plnys the part of a soldier
ln Iceland," says a traveler from that
country, "but, of course, It had to lie
taken there, as Iceland bad neither reptiles nor toads. The frogs fight the
mosquitoes. In some parts of Iceland,
especially round the lnrger lakes, the
mosquitoes and riles hnve become so
much of a plague that people living
around myvath (mosquito water) are
obliged, while working ln the fields, to
protect their hands auu fuces by gloves,
veils, or masks."
An English physician devised the
clever plan of Importing the frogs. As
soon as these little croaker* got Into the
country, the mosquitoes began to dl-
minlsli.
0. R. & N;
shortest Kiid quickest route to the COQOI
d'Alene mines, I'ulotise, LewiltOll, W'h.Ih Walla,
Baker City mines, I'ortlami, San Francisco,
'ripple <'reek goM mines and all points Kast
.ixl South. Only line Kast via Salt Lake ��ixl
nil Denver. Steamer tickets to Europe and
>ther foreign countries.
Spokane lime Schedule.       lArr.ve
Direni Connection with ih�� spokam*
i alls & Northern Railway.
TRAINS DKPARTFROM SPOKANE;
No. 1 west 8:26 p. m.
No. 2. east 7:00 a. in.
I TieketB to Japan and
China via Taroma and
Northern Pad lie Steamship Company. For information, tin e curds, maps
and tickets, apply to Agin.
'ofthe    Spokane    Falls  &
] Northern and iti connec-
| tloiis or to
&
18 IFart Mail���Wiilln Wnlla, l'ort
p.m. ami. San Francisco, linker
Dally |  lty and the Kast.
7:15
a. in.
Daily
Local   Mail���Cuur   d'.Uenes,
Pannlngton. Garfield, influx,
I'nllllittli anil Mi sow. _J
Dally
F. D, (.Mills,
tlcneral Agent, SpokaiiH.
A. I>. t'HAHl.TON,
Assi. Gen. I'hhm. Agt.,
No. U5o Morrison St.,
Port liiml Or.
Write for map ol Kunlenay country.
Spokane Falls & Northern
Nelson & Fort Sheppard
Red Mountain R'ys.
The only all rail route without
change of cars between Nelson and
Rossland and Spokane and Rossland.  .;*  <*
Pot through tickets and further lnlormattc    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
applyto JAH. WAllill,        ' Leave 8:10 am Nelson Arrive r,:0ll jm
Agent international Navigation ami lriunng   Leave 10:00 em.    .Rowland Arrive8:40pm
Company, Kaelo, or at O   it. 4N. Company'!  Leave8:00ato Bpokane Arrive0:40pm
Office, 4 :��i Kiverslde avenue. Spokane, Wash 	
,1. CAMPBKI.I..
General Agent.
US Columbia avenue, Rossland, B. C,
Hi M. ADAMS,
Traveling Freight ami Passenger Agent.
Passengers for Kettle river and
Boundary creeK connect at
Marcus with Stage Daily.
Or.... W. H.  Ill KI.IUKT,
(leneral Passenger Agent. Portland, Ore
II. CANADIAN PACIFIC RY.
Kaslo & Slocan Bv.
S00 PACIFIC LINE
���TIME CARD���
Trains Hun on Pacific Standard Time,
lining West. Daily. Doing Kast,
8:H0a. m. I.v Kaslo Arv. 8:80 p. in.
8:86 a, m. l.v South Fork      Arv. :i:l.ri p, i...
8:86a. in. Lv  Sproule'B Arv. 2:16 p. m,
9:61 a. m. l.v,    .Whitewater Arv. 2:00 p. in.
10:08 a. tn. Lv Hear Ijike.  .. Arv. 1:48p. in.
1U:18 a. m. Lv Mi'iluigan Arv. 1(88 p. m.
1i):H0a. m. Lv Bailey's Arv. 1:41 p. in.
10:89 ft. in, I.v Junction Arv. 1:1. p, in,
I0:"i0a. m. Ar.  .    .Samion Lv.   1:00p. nt,
SANDON AMI CODY.
11:00 ft. m. Lv Sandon Arv, 11:4*a. in,
11:20a. m. Ar Cody I.v. 11:26a, in.
H. W. BRYAN
ROBT. IRVING,
TraHic Manager.
"superintendent.
EAST=
flBKAT
NOKTHKKN   I
i    RAILWAY   |
WEST
IHE SURVEYOR'S CHAIN MADE IT
Tho Shortest
TRANSCONTINENTAL  ROUTE.
It in the most modern in equipment.
It is the heaviest railed line.
It has n rock-ballast roadbed.
It crosses no Kami deserts.
It was built without land grant or government aid.
It is noted for the courtesy of its employes.
It is the oiily line serving meals on tlie
la Carte plan.
I'or maps, tickets and complete Information
call on or address International Navigation
and Trading Company agents, K. A: S. Railway
agems or
C. G. DIXON, General Agt.
Spokane, Wash-
F. I. WHITNEY, G. P. & T. A.
St. Paul, Minn.
Queen Restaurant,
���EXCELLENT SKUVICK	
The Cheapest, most Comfortable  and
direct route from Kaslo
-TO
All  points in Canada and  the United
States.
The onlv line running through Tourist ears to Toronto, Montreal and Boston. Through Tourist curs to Ht. I'aiil
daily.
Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on All Trains.
Travel  hy this line and have your liag-
gage through to destination.
Daily connection from  Kaslo every day
excepting Monday, at ti:30 u. m.
For  full  information  call on or address
ALDER BISHOP,
Freight and I'ass. agent, Kaslo, B, C.
���OK  TO���
H. M. MACGREGOR.
Traveling I'ass. agent, Nelson, It. C.
E. J. COYLE,
District I'ass. agent, Vancouver.
Lamp Chimney*.
A German firm makes a lamp In
which there Is a bull) at the upper Instead of the lower part, anil In which
the upper rim Is cut obilquely. This,
it Is said, makes It much safer to blow
a lamp out, and the flame Is taller nnd
steadier, so that the light Is improved.
The greater safety in blowing out will
of course depend upon the blower
blowing from the high part of thr
���lantlug top.
INTERNATIONAL.
Navigation and Trading Co., Ltd.
Men me rn " International'
Kootenay Lake and Klver.
and "AlliertH on
Reasonable Prices.
clean, Homelike Conking Will Take lure of
You Completely on the Kuropean Plan,
Pltft-Clnn RoOtnfl Overheftd.
Minletly & Nlotolson, Props.
Front Street, K u-ln, II. 0,
... TIMK CAKIJ...
In effect 1-th of July, 1K97. Subject to
change without notice.
Five Mile Polnl connei'tinn with all I'hsscu-
ger Trains ol N. it F. S. Ball road lo and from
Northport, Itnmdaud and Spokane. Ticket*
sold and baggage  checked to all United States
points,
l.eave Kaslo for Nelson and way points, daily
except Sunday,.'i: tin,in. Arrive Northport 12:15
p. in.:   Itossla'uil. 11:111 p. in.. Spokane, il:U0 p. m.
I.eave Nolsou fur Kaslo and way i.uinis, daily
except Sunday, 4.1.1 p.m. Leaving Spokane 8 a.
in.. Rossland, lU.:Wa. in., Norlhporl, 1:80 p. m.
NKW SKUVICK ON KOOTENAY I.AKK.
leave Nelson for Kaslo. etc.. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Friday, Saturday .8:110 am
Arrive KbbIo I.:!j0pm
i��ftve Kaslo for Nel'on. etc., Monday, Tnes-
dav, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.   li:00pm
Arrive Nelson        9:00 pm
BONNEIt'S millY AND KOOTKNAY HlVF.lt 8KRVICE.
���Leave Kaslo Saturday..     f>:80 pm
Arrive Houndary Sunday 6:00am
Arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday r0:.*K)ani
Leave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1:00 pm
Arrive Boundary Sunday .VOO pm
Arrive Kaslo Sunday 10:00pm
Close connections ��t Bonner's Ferry with
Ureal Northern trains, east-bound, leaving
Spokane 7:40a. m., and westbound, arriving
Spokane 7 p: in. ���'
' (J. AI.I'.XAMIKK,
liciiernl Manager.
Kaalo, B.C., July 12,1897.
^__.__,= ��� ���      un   _���_.__,  I       'The "Allierta" awaits the arrival of the
Sole agents for Pabat Beer, wnwauhti, | ���IliterI1Htloll_r. ^j,,,.,, i_���ving jor Bonner'.
^^^^^^PR'is.. Ferr>'-
ADAMS HOUSE,
Kaslo, B. C
.Rates $1.00 and Upwards.
ADAMS BROS., Proprietors. CAN'T HELP TELLING.
No village so small.
No city so large.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific,
names known for all that is truthful,
all that is reliable, are attached to the
most thankful letters.
They come to Mrs. Pinkham, at
Lynn, Mass., and tell the one story of
AN OLD TRAGEDY RECALLED.
physical salvation gained through the
aid of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound.
The horrors born of displacement or '
ulceration of the womb :
Backache, bearing-down, dizziness,
fear of coming calamity, distrust of
best friends.
All, all���sorrows and sufferings of
the past The famed "Vegetable Compound" bearing tho illustrious name
Pinkham, has brought them out of the
valley of suffering to that of happiness
and usefulness.
In one advertisement alone we recently published thirty tostimoniala
from women in one small town who
hod regained health through its use.
Isaac Long, Downsville, shipped from
S. O.i to erect a monument to Major An- j
dcrson of Fort Sumter fame.
the Klllinu  of Mormons Joseph and
Hyriim Smith at Cnrthafte, UL
The removal of the missionary department of the Mormon Church from
Kansas City to Chicago calls ntteiition
to one of the great tragedies in the annals of Illinois. Ove.' half a century
agoJoseph Smith, the Mormon prophet,
and his brother, Hyrum, were murdered ln the Hancock County Jail, in Carthage. Perhaps no single crime ever
perpetrated In the United States up to
that time was of such a sensational
character and attracted as much attention as did this one. The few people
living to-day who were alive at the
time of the killing of the Mormons say
I that no event of a like nature ever took
j place within their memory which ere-
I ated such excitement. The case at once
I became so notorious and caused so
| much comment that thousands of peo-
j pie to-day are almost as famillair with
��� the details ns If they hnd been eyewlt-
i neesee. Even those who sanctioned
the deed at the time and still sanction
it agree that it ls the blackest spot ou
the pages of the history of Illinois. The
slaying of their leaders was the cause
of the removal of the Mormons from II-
ehureh. At any rate, Hancock people
resolved to drive the Mormons out of
the State. The Mormon war occurred
in 1845, and in the spring of 1840 the
Mormons left Nauvoo. In 1848 the
beautiful temple, costing about $1,000,-
000, was burned by vandals.
BATTLE WITH A COUGAR.
AN OP.N   LEll_R TO   MOTHERS.
We are EUisertlng in liic courts our rij-lit to the |
exclusive use of tne word "CAufOKiA," ��'"!
" WX-.lg^'dCASXOKXA," as our Trade Mark.
J", Dr. Samuel Pitcher, of Hyaunis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of " PITCHER'S CAS l'OKIA," j
the same that lias borne and docs now bear the
facsimile signature of CHAS. K. FLETCHER on
every wrapper. This is the original " PITCHER'S
CASTORIA'' which lias been used in the homes
of the mothers of America for over thirty years.
Look Carefully at the wrapper and see that it is
the Hnd yon hare always bought, and has the I
signature  of CHA9.  H.   ELETCHK.R  ou  the j
wrapper.   No one liar, authority from me to use
my name except Tlie Centaur Company of which
Chas. H. Fletcher is President.
March S, 1897.        SAMUEL PITCHER, M.D.
The city of Baltimore 1ms already re-1
reived $308,314 us n part of Its three- [
fourths share of this year's receipts by the
municipal liquor license commissioners. ;
The city's total amount for the your will
exceed 9400,000. One-fourth of the'
receipts goes in the state.
HANCOCK COUNTY COUB'fllOUSK.
Plso's Cure for Consumption Is our only
medicine for coughs nnd colds.���Mrs. (\
Belts, ��' Xth ave., Denver. Col., Nov. 8,'��5.
Ex-United States Senator Doolittle of
Wisconsin is probably fatally ill ut Providence, R. I., of Blight's disease.
CURED IN TEN MINUTES
More Evidence of Doctor Darrln's Success.
To the Public���This ls to certify that
I was cured of nearly total deafness
by Dr. Darrln In less than ten minutes.
I can be seen personally as to the truth
uf my statement, at my address, 415
Second avenue, Spokane, Wash.
W. GULLIKlt.
Dr. Darrln can be consulted free at
his offices In the Auditorium building,
Spokane, Wash., from 10 a. m. to 8 p.
m. dally. Those not able to call, may
write.    Inquiries answered.
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linols to the fur West. The return of
the executive branch of the church government to the State in placing the
missionary headquarters in Chicago
marks an epoch of the withdrawal of
the Latter Day Balnrts and its cause. In
the north west part of Carthage is still
standing the famous old Jail, with its
stone walls a yard In thickness, hut instead of presenting the forbidding aspects of the average jail a beautiful
conservatory adorns almost tlie entire
front of the lower story nnd two woodbine vines are creeping up the walls to
the sill of the window from which
Joseph Smith fell a corpse. On the
ground underneath the window a flower bed marks the spot where the prophet lay as he breathed his last.
It was in 1880-40 that Joseph Smith
I entered Illinois with thousands of ids
followers who had been dliven out of
i Missouri and Ohio.    He established 11
i city at Nauvoo which in two years at-
j tallied a population of 15,0110. The Mor-
[ mon prophet hnd little trouble in   obtaining illegal charters from the Stale
Legislature, and it was to the rascality
of that body that in a great measure
were due the subsequent troubles with
the Mormons.   Whenever Smith or any
i of Ills followers would evade or break
the law and were threatened with nr-
j rest, or were arrested, they would re-
j sort to the protection of the habeas
corpus act, aud by this method escape
j the clutches of the law.
The late Judge Hlbee and his brother
Francis were living In Nauvoo during
the reign of Joseph, and became very
| weary of the methods   employed   by
' Smith and his   followers.    So,   about
j June 20, they Issued the first number of
the   Nauvoo   Expositor,   which  fairly
. screamed with denunciations of Mor-
I mon methods.  This was the llrst and
I last Issue of the paper.     By order of
: Joseph Smith, mayor and president of
1 Nauvoo, the Expositor office was  demolished and the press and type thrown
! Into   the   Mississippi    River.    Joseph
Smith, his brother   Hyrum. and   Dr.
Taylor, whu was the late head of the
: Utah church, were arrested for this act,
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OLD JAIL AT CAIITMAGE.
The cross shows the window from wlik-h Joseph
Hmiili f 11.
and were placed in Jail at Carthage In
the debtors' room. Gov. Ford and the
local authorities of Carthage had prom-
teedSmith protection from inob violence,
as die feeling in the county against
Smith was pretty strong. But the local
militia placed around the jail to guard
tt played Into the bands of the mob,
which came out of the timber near
Carthage on the afternoon of June 27,
18_4, and shot Joseph and Hyrum
Smith to death and badly wounded Dr.
Taylor.
The citizens of Carthage fled after
the murder was committed, fearing
vengeance from the Mormons, but the
Mormons did not attempt any retaliation. After Smith's death Brigham
Young tried to run affairs at Nauvoo
and trouble ensued. Polygamy was
then, as alleged, introduced Into  the
Thrlltla at Experience of n Grint Northern Knifineer.
To Iwttle with a huge mountain lion,
seven foot in length aud '2T>'A pounds in
weight, on a trestle at night, ls the
thrilling experience that recently befell
Kdw.ml C. Depew, au engineer on the
Great Northern Railroad. The great
beast leaped at the engine, and narrowly escaped crashing through the window of th�� cab. Altogether the episode was one of the most exciting that
a railroad man has ever experienced.
Mr. Depew, in relating his adventure,
said: "After we had left Lowell,
Washy and almost two miles east of
there, about half way across a long
trestle, my fireman, George Lawrence,
Jumped down off his box scat nnd came
quickly to my side of the engine. All
he could do was to glai'e through the
window of the cab and point ahead. A
cold perspiration broke out ou my
brow. I looked alhead and sa w, through
the darkness, some black-looking object on the track. As soon as I saw
the obstruction on tlie track I felt that
a possible accident was at hand. Nothing couhl be done. We were too close
to the danger. Instinctively I crawled
out of the cab on to tlie side of the
engine. The train dashed on, nnel nn
Instant after I had discerned tlie form
I saw the monster's eyes flashing
through the darkness, green and yellow by turns. Lawrence was still In
the cab, speechless.
As the train approached the lion I
could see It prepare to spring, and finally when the leap was made the situation was so dramatic as to lie almost
theatrical in effect. The headlight of
the engine threw its rays on the crouching amtrnal, and when it plunged into
the flood of light it looked as If its mission of death would surely he successful. The force of the jump wns astonishing, and as the liody of the beast
crashed into the edge of the engine
front the Bound echoed through the silence again and again. To jump then
was certain death, for we were right
THE WORLD'S GREAT PORTS,
European Cities  Going  Ahead While
New York la   Standing Still.
Some German merchants, bankers
and imperial officials have found great
encouragement In the fact established
by figures that, while during the last
ten years the commerce of the city of
Liverpool has Increased 40 per cent.,
the tonnage of vessels arriving at or departing from the German port of Hamburg has Increased 70 per cent In the
same period. The geographical position of Liverpool ls highly favorable
to shipping, and the docks of Liverpool,
It Is well known, have at large expense
made the harbor a most desirable one
ln the facilities which It gives to ves-
Governor Mount of Indiana has issued
an appeal to the people of that Btatc for
aid for the stricken coal miners.
A new line of work recently taken up
by a Brooklyn woman, who lectures upon
the bicycle, how to ride, how not to ride,
what to wear anil what not to wear, etc.,
is that of teaching bicycle mechanics. She
has made a thorough study of all makes,
and for a consideration she will Impart
her knowledge to her siters.
A Westerly, K. I., physician'had a peculiar case to attend to last week. K.!-
gar P. Davis, a farm linnil, employed in
the southern part of town, was poisoned
by paris green while sprinkling the potato plants with the poison. The wiul
I blow the poison down liis throat at ,1
gels of all dimensions.    But recently   time when he was paying little attention
Liverpool has had to contend with the
serious Industrial and mercantile rivalry of the city of Manchester, and the
business of Manchester has been great-
'.y promoted by the Manchester Canal.
The German Government, ln the con.
��truction of the new Baltic Canal, lias
discriminated ln favor of Hamburg
which has increased Its shipping business very largely of late years at the
expense of the other North German
port of Bremen. At the close of the
Franco-Prussian war the tonnage ot
vessels arriving In and departing from
Hamburg was 2,000,000, and of Bremen
In the same year 800,000. Since then
the commerce of Bremen has Increased
ibou' 75 per cent, and that of Hamburg $00 per cent.
Notwithstanding these great galua
the city of London still retains Its remarkable distinction of being the greatest port ln the world for sea-going vessels, New York following not very far
behind, but showing comparatively
little Increase.   The cumber of ships,
to his work.   Mr. Davis was critically
for several days.
ill
BOSTON'S  SOCIAL   QUEEN.
Congressman      Pprnieiie's     Wife     Is
Worth   Over $20,000,000.
nirs. Charles F. Sprague, wife of
Cougressninu Sprague, of Boston, will
be a notable figure In Washington society. She is the leader of the best
society lu Boston, and that is saying
a great deal. She Is the richest young
matron in the city of wealth. Her
grandfather, William F. Weed, of Philadelphia, left her a fortune jf $16,-
000,000, which has increased. Mrs.
Sprague Is a very handsome blonde.
She has a regal air, and her naturally
distinguished appearance Is enhanced
by the exquisite taste she displays ln
her gowns. Her dresses, from th��
faultlessly fitting tailor-made walking
gowns she wears in the street to the
gorgeous  creations  ln  which  she    is
CAUGHT ON THK THESTI.E.
In the center of the trestle, and yet, as
the Hon made its leap 1 could almost
feel its hot breath on my throat. When
the engine crashed Into the beast, or it
crashed Into the engine, whichever way
you wish to put It, the lion fell back
on to the trestle writhing in frightful
agony, nnd then, for the first time, I
realized that Wie danger was over.
"I learned afterward, that the cougar, after we had struck It, lodged on
the crosstles of the trestle. It was
found tliere by the train crew of Engine No. 408, who picked it up and
brought It to Skykomish. Theme it was
skinned. The clawB were taken by
some of the other firemen anil engineers, w'ho hnd watch dinning made of
them. Tlie beaut wns still alive when
the men discovered it."
Krluason's Drawing II mnl.
An engineer ln the department of
docks, New York City, thinks that ho
has discovered the old drawing board
on which Krlcssou drew the plans for
his famous Monitor. Tlie wood ls stained by age, nnd It Is tilled with holes
from the thumb tacks that have been
driven Into It Ericsson was employed
by the Delamater Iron Works when
he designed the Monitor. The company
built a derrick for the city a few years
later, and at that time the old drawing board was taken from their office
and placed ln the derrick. It was kicked around carelessly for several years,
and finally landed ln the office of the
dock department, where It has seen
much service.
Marriage and Murder.
A rather curious happening developed In a Justice Court at Brunswick, Ga.,
a few days ago. The court was engaged in taking evidence of a most
bloody and revolting type in a murder
case, when the proceedings were interrupted by two negro lovers, who
asked to be married. The murder case
Investigation was suspended and the
knot was tied. It was a strange mingling of sadness and Joy.
The average woman will forgive her
husband any crime on earth so long as
���he has every assurance that he will
never commit it
garbed In society, are at once the ad-
steol, steam or sail, which leave the miration and the despair of her friends,
port of New York in a year Is about | Mrs. Sprague is a superb hostess.   Her
2,000, aud more than two-tnlrds of the
total number of such vessels arc registered under foreign flags. New York
has gained of late years ln respect of
the amount of business done with European ports, but there has been no
corresponding Increase In the volume
of business elone with domestic ports,
and moreover the city of New York
has had to meet very strong competition from Baltimore and New Orleans,
a considerable port'..JU of the shipments
of Western i"-.,u having been diverted
to these ports and away from New
York. The business of the port of London Is very largely of a local character,
London being a mart of a consumption
and interchange of articles arriving
from other parts of England.
The four cities of London, New York,
Liverpool and Hamburg stand at the
head of the ports of the world, but
there nre others nt which a very largo
mercantile business is done���some decreasing, but a larger number failing
to keep up with the ratio of growth In
mercantile business. Antwerp ln Belgium stands fifth among the commercial ports of the world and very near
It, with a volume of tonnage nearly as
high, Is Marseilles, In France, the chief
port of the Mediterranean. Havre, In
France, does n considerable business,
chiefly with foreign countries, In the
shipping line, and Stettin, In Germany,
\ large business, chiefly coastwise. The
development of the railroad and canal
systems of each port has much to do
with Its growth in commercial business, and It Is n fact usually to be deserved that a city which is the terminus of a canal retains longer and better
Its shipping trade than n railroad terminus. At least this Is observable In
>he United States.���New York Sun.
great wealth enables her to have just
what she desires when she entertains,
and In these little enterprises she is
ably assisted by Mr. Sprague, who ls
a man of good judgment, line taste and
pleasant manners. Mrs. Sprague is, as
has been noted, the leader of Boston's
400, to which position she made her
way over Mrs. "Jack" Gardner, who
had ruled queen of the hub for several
years.   Mrs. Gardner did not give up
MBS. CHARLES F.  SPRAGUE.
her throne without a struggle, but her
rival was younger, handsomer and
more winsome, and finally captured
such hearts as were necessary to make
ber the queen. The Spragues have
taken possession of Levi P. Morton's
magnificent Washington homo.    ,
Various Nebraska points report terrific
wind and lmil storms. At Franklin the
wind blew a hurricane, several houses being unroofed and a grain elevator destroyed. At Kearney many windows were
broken by hail atones.
linprnTcd Too   1'imt.
Mrs. Smith (thoughtfully)���I'm afraid
1 shall have to stop giving Bobby thnt
tonic tlie doctor left for him.
Mr. Smith (anxiously)���Why, isn't ho
any better?
Mrs. Smith���Oh, yes! But he has slid
down the banisters six times this morning, broken the hall lamp, two vases, a
pitcher and n looking-glass, and I don't
feel as if I could stand much more.���
Harper's Bazar-
not $20022
Two San Francisco grocers���Ring Bros, and T. Salomon
���won $100.00 each because they sent the most yellow tickets
before June 1,5th.
But grocers and clerks can get more tickets than other
consumers; so we also paid $10000 each to the two persons
named below:
Mrs. Wm. Funk, Winnemucca, Nevada, tJS tickets.
Mrs. L. During, 819 Bryant Street, San Francisco, 7. tickets.
Mrs. During got a number of friends in San Francisco
and near by (one keeps a boarding house) to give her their
tickets; and she used the tea herself.
By the way, she uses Schillings Best baking powder and
extracts���too bad she doesn't know how good Schillings Best
spices are! But she says the extracts and baking powder
are wonderful.
A woman in Stockton, who keeps a restaurant, came very
near getting a prize. She deserves one for supplying her
customers such good tea.
Better read our advertisements every day���some contain
suggestions how to win the prize.
By the way, grocers can't compete for the two $150.00 prizes offered for the
most yellow tickets in one envelope between June 15th and August 31st. They
cm, however, compete for the J1000.00 prize. ��� 4
SCHILLING'S  BEST TEA SAN  FRANCISCO THE
KASLO
FAMILY and
COMMBRCIAL
HOTEL !
The new addition, which is fitted with every modern convenience, is now completed.
Cockle and Papworth, Proprietors. Rates, $2.50 and $3.00 Per Day.
JnYoiit Street, Kaslo, British Columbia.
SITES BY THE WAY,
Silverton, Slocan City,  New Denver,
Rosebcry and Nakusp.
[From OurTraveling Correspondent.]
Continuing the notes on Silverton
iVoni my Uisi letter: our of tho promising properties near Silverton and
one which is highly regarded by those
In a position to know of it-; merits, is
the Currle mine, better known as the
Galena Farm. Lt is ov.-nod by tho Galena Minos Co., Ltd., of London. Then
the.roare the Jenny I.ind. Ottawa and
Casabazia, owned l>y the Bremmer
Syndicate, all ul which are of high repute. Next in order comosthe Thompson group, Fisher Maidon, Vancouver
and Boomer group. The Little Daisy
differs from the above properties, beluga gold proposition. Last winter
this property snipped five tons of ore
which netted tin.: owners $620.
Norman, Winnipeg, Toronto Hoy. Silver Wave:, recently sold to Denver
parties for $1,000, the Alabama, Merino, ihe Royal Five whieh assayed
$155.80 and $166 in gold and silver, the
Perry, Elsie, Hagle, Mansfield and
others whieh have as good a sii wing
us existB in other districts.
Tin is. T. Strut hers keeps the general
store at RoBobery and has won many
friends by his good goods ami courteous manner.
Thos. Kault is the proprietor of the
Rosebery hotel and is right up to date
in everything pertaining to the hotel
business.
Nakusp.
Nakusp with  Its  sawmill and
lii]i-
building is quite a   busy point.    It lias
three, or foilr hotels,   a   general store
and a number of nice   residences,   Its
payroll is said to be $10,000 der month.
Among   the business   houses    may  be
mentioned the Hotel Xakusp. presided
over by Mrs. Crawford, a lady  who is
up to date in her   business.    The hotel
��� has aeeoiniiioliat inns  for   forty   guests
iir Noonday is a  proposition   run-i       .     . , , ���   ���
,,������. ',   .,       ,     ,i    ,        ., ,1      anil is  situated   convenient lv   to both
nlng LOO ov.s. of silver to the ton on the
shipments already made.
The Alpha lias shipped 1,200 tons of
high grade silver ore, The mine is
lot shipping  now.   due   to   litigation
among the owners.
ol her properties, all of which have a
good showing, ore Emily Edith, The
Cliff, Baoy Ruth and Echo, the last
three being gold propositions. <)n the
Cascade and Spray, is a solid quartz
ledge lK inches wide exposed for a distance of 200 feet which assays as high
as HMi o/.s.
On the Whitehorse, situate 1 on the
Currle Bat, preparations are being
made for rigorous development work
this fall.
There are numerous other properties
in ami around Silverton, which are being developed and tbe outlook for the
camp is most auspicious.
Thos. Clair, who is known all over
the west as a inns! genial bonifaoe,
will shortly open the Thistle hotel in
Silverton,
Morrison & Knowles, proprietors of
the l.akeview have accommodations
for fortj guests and are doing a good
business,
Blocan City and Mew Denver.
Leaving Silverton. a ride of 16 miles
on tin- boat brings one to Slocan City.
Things there are rather quiet at present but with tne completion oi theC.
P, R, lii'ane'h road business will assume a different aspeot. The future is
all right and all that is necessary is
for the people to have confidence and
patience.
About X0II men are winking ou the
grade, at liulli ends ul the new road,
and track-laying will probably com-
menca by August 20 at thi end. It is
hoped to'get the road In operation by
October 15 and possibly bj October 1.
About 5 miles of road have alreadj
bean completed two and a ball miles
at uiii'h end and the work is fairlj
covered with men. The Clearing ol
the right of way has been completed
and 19 miles of wagoh road bave been
finished, over which supplies are now
being taken.    Tlie    freight   shed   and
section houses are being built at sio-
(���nn City, and also additional accommodations at Silverton, as there is not
room enough In the present quarters.
Coining boob from Slocan City, New
Denver Is reached, which point, is looking up anil has just ns bright a future
as any of the Slocan lake towns. It
has a beautiful location and its buildings are of tho most substantial character.
I,    -ibcry.
Ttosebory is just starting, but if indications are worth anything her pros-
poets are very bright. There are a
number of promising claims on Wilsoi.
Crook which are beiug vigorously developed'
The Jeannette, seven miles up Wilson Creek, has a tunnel In 115 feet.
Just below is the Union, developed by
a tunnel of 20 feet, Then there are the
the depot and steamboat landing.
Mrsj I). A. McDbugaldwho conducts
the Leland, has lately completed an addition to her hotel and now has sixty
rooms all finely furnished for the accommodation of the traveling public.
A large billiard hall and club rooms
are provided for tlie amusement of the
guests and nothing is left undone to
make one feel at home. C.K.C.
Nakusp, July 81, 1897.
TIIK B08B,  SHAMROCK  AM) TH1STI.I'..
otsrc   t.v   Rev.   i��f.   Robertson.   HisiKip
Presbyterian Missions.
A very good audience assembled in
tho Presbyterian church, under the
presidency ot Rev. lame- Nairn, pres-
byterian minister, last Tuesday night
to listen to the lecture en "My recent
visit to the lands of the lioso.Shamrock
and Thistle." The reverend doctor
has been visiting the old country in
the interest of the Canadian Presbyterian church west of Pake Superior.
Remarkable Bucoess has crowned bis
efforts in soliciting aid from the British public; for he is to receive $20,000
every year for a number ef years
towards the support of the missions in the. west, besides having received a large sum to help to
build churches and manses in needy
districts. Everywhere he found tin-
greatest kindness expressed by the
aiople of the old country towards (Ian-
ada. Some of his experiences were
very amusing, particularly referring
lo the   vaguo   conceptions   which   our
kith and kin beyond   the  sea   have of
the si/e of this country. The doctor
was describing the sine of British Columbia to an audience, saying that this
province is three limes the nlza of tlie
United Kingdom aud that Canada was
eight times larger thun Great Britain.
At the dose a gentleman waited behind fo 001TB01 him. "Sir, did you
not mean oue-eighl li t lionize.instead ni
eight limes ; iie size uf ((real II ri tain."
"NoSir,   1   mean  eight   times   larger
than Great Uritnin." "Well, I don't
know what kind of a country you have"
was the puzzled rejoinder of the astonished Britisher, Another misconception was the belief that lie should krow
the friends of every one who had some
relation on this side of the Atlantic.
"Dae ye come frae Canada, due ye ken
my son in Boston?'1 Another would
say, "I boo a doehter mat-fit In Chicago, you will have met her in your
travels?" The popular belief that the
doctor was bound to know their friends
in some obscuro village out near tho
Pacific coast, or on the prairies of
Manitoba or away down east in some
small townsite in Nova Scotia or tbe
lower  provinces  was  most  amusing
had penetrated into its old country
minds, and eager questions were asked
concerning the mines out here and
their fabulous wealth. At the close
he gave an account of the Presbyterian church in the Northwest of Canada. Twenty years ago there were
twenty-five missions west of Lakes-Superior. Now their are eight hundred.
In the Kootenay district the Presbyterian has nearly twenty ministers engaged in different fields, and west of
the Hookies tlie church employs over
thirty preachers. They propose to Odd
considerably to this number this fall
and next spring, and are going to send
missionaries to Klondike and other
portions of Alaska where the gold
mining fever is.creating such excitev
ment at present. The doctor also
mentioned that in the old country the
utmost friendliness existed towards
the United States and they hoped that
Canada and the Americans would always live on the most friendly terms
with each other. The lecture throughout was eloquent, pathetic and humorous, high in its moral and spiritual
tone, and greatly appreciated hy the
goodly audience.
At the close Mr. G. O. Buchanan, in
a brief speech, proposed.and Mr. Me-
Callum seconded :i vote of thanks to
Dr. Robertson for his able lecture.
On Wednesday morning the doctor
with his wife and daughter, who have
been iu Kaslo since last Friday, left
for the coast by way of Sandon aud Nakusp. 	
AUTISTIC PRINTING.
The News Job Department is complete in every particular, and is under
the able management of Kane A N'isbot.
who are now prepard to do all kinds of
art and commercial job work on the
shortest possible notice. Remember
the place. News Job Rooms, under
Steam Laundry.
H0TI5L AKKIVALS.
Following are the hotel  arrivals for
the week ending Aug. II, ls.il":
'lilt: KASLO.
li. Meredith, Brandon L.Kellh,Sandon
A.H.Wallbrldge.Vanc'rD.F.Dyaon.Wpg
C. 1'. dough, S|iiikiuii
W.Vonaoblin&w, "
A.S.IrelniKl.ltossUuii
S.M.Wharlun,     "
Q.M.Ktng&w,
P.Smith,Toronto
il.K.SIovol, "
S.U.('minor, ��
r.K.stunners,Huiil'r
E.H.Dlgby.Nalson,
H.M.Adams.Rosaland
LeoCoombs,      "
B.Bono,
J.A.W.-BolLWhltewator
Q.E.Straebah,Wpg
Pr.winterAiM /Toronto
P.B.Wallace,
T.J.McCann.Ottaws
McL.Brown.Vanev'r H.Freeman,Victoria
Robt.Kerr,Winnipeg     w .II.Yaw kev.liotmii
P.W.Peters.Xelson        G.H.Copeland.St.Paui
D.R.Young.BlocanCtty (I.McLeod.BostOn
Miivmir Bfiters.Ed'b'rg A.ltroiianl.Sainton
H.L.Allingham.Nelson J.J.Hafferty,  "
II.Ml-llolliilii.Fisiil.nki'   le.l.Mn ,Wpg
A.J.MoClellan.Klnibcr- Rev.Dr.Robertson&wf,
ly Mini'. Tpronto
MlssRobcrtson,Toronto8.JI8outhcott,Lon&>n,E
Jas.U.Bcatty.BOiaeCity B.H.Hughea.Sandon
A.Mef.i rivi'v.Yuncv'r A.Coxon.HongKong
E.M.Cornwall.Silvert'n I).li.Irvln,Vancouver
il. Hurl. I'.iiff ul.. T.i;. I'rncinr. Billion r
II..1.Carman, I'm ���>inn      K.M.Wilson.I-'atrh&vcn
C.B.Attwood.Kolowna A.Nelson,Whitewater
I.A.Mode!inn.Scat lie   I'.Culver.Sanilnti
H.L.Jattc,ltossland        A.McMillan.Ottawa
Mrs.Beekner.NelsBn     J.H.Boiu.Toronto
Mrs.H.Qiogerich,Ainsw J.Tolton,
Mrs.S.Honry,        "     AJ3.Uatqeron_St.Faul
Mrs.l.i n I In him. Nol,.      K.it.Skiillior.Turonln
Mi's..). Vol lollii hi Nelson l',.M.ShiTlnilll.l'iMly
J.J.hlllgan,Rossland (i.l..slionnnii.   "
W.S.Hasktns.Rnaslaud C.Benton,Spokane
W.H.Taylor.Spokane B,J,Sohwenger,Mllwkee
K.K.I'efsor,Victoria Mrs.Tuoker.KansasCth
II.Chapman,    " it.L.Hedley, Kelson
11.km0 :donell,K'cl��on A.R.Knapp.Rossland
U.P.Bi in rt.Jersey P.Porter,
O.C.Wharton.N DenverJ.McCiillough.H'lrdtou
1 ���'. I tour-t.v a noon \ or Mra.J.Thompson,8'nd'n
H.n. Hanson,      " F.C.Wbyto/roronto
D.P.Clark' .Torun in C.W.West.Kelson
\V.c.i:.Koii,,N.Hoiivor E.ti.AValker,Nelson
W.C.Miller .Spokane Mr.&Mrs.O.B.Qerrard
BLOC IN
l-'.W.IIiirl.sninloii i:.K. Mayors,spokam
A.l'.l,oinioii.\,Siui,ion    X.McOolgtui.    "
f.B.Smllh,Union
B.R.Putnam,Victoria
i >' WhiiB.Ainswortli
B.We.  ". "
T..I K   -li,
M.Cnlnr. Arizona
���.Watts,OtJawa
<'. Dawson,Bpokanc
W.J.Collins,
l.llll.o.
W.McMillii n. Trail
Mr- AlieoTroneryThree
Corks
D.M.Ilongard.Cody
W.lt.iialliip.llalfonr
n.H.MoKoan,  ������
W.P.Beolor.Bonnor'sF'y
R.H.Pollok.Bpokano
M.S.Swcenv,
,l.,I.Sho���,
F.T.Hall,
M.D.CIolnonlv.s.l'ork
A.MoKiio.liiiiioanCilv
MIXED KASI.O lilTM KLONDIKE,
Bert Olll or Thin City Advertised as un Alaskan
Hides.
An amusing verification of the old
adage, "Go away from home to learn
home news." is found in the case of
Bert Dill, localmanager for John B.
Wilson, merchant, of this city. The
Buffalo Courier-Record (N. Y.) of July
20th, in a dispatch from Tonawanda,
N. Y., says:
"Tonawanda has a representative in
the Alaska .gold liehls. not. ono just
gone, but one wh > has been there for
Ihe last six months. Hois Port Dill,
brother of Charles W. Dill, formerly
civil engineer of ohis place. Ho is not
hunting for gold; he has got.lt. Late
letters received from him stale tlmt be
lias 130,000 in cold cash. Mr. Dill is a
young man of some -\ years, and while
at. Tonawanda llgured in nearly all the
athletic spnrts'geiierully winning everything   be   entered.    The.    Cotiriei-
Keeiii'd correspondent tried to find C.
W. Dill to ascertain the exact amount
of his brother'*, wealth, hut was
unable."
Mr. Dill will probably have to set up
tlie cigars in his friends for an Indefinite time ou the strength of his newly
found wealth.    News must lie scarce in
Tonawanda fur the Courler-Reoord dor-
respondent to lie receiving choipies for
Important articles like this that he
perhaps dreamt. Or - , hut perish
the thought. Of course Pert wouldn't
mislead the home folks that way.
.l.llll.o.
A..I.Murphy, "
J.T.Millor,      ���
A.Mllddoii.lv, "
c.m.iii,iiioiii.'.n, liigan M.J.Conway.ttoisland
I,. K. Hook or, Miunosoi a  \\ . I: lOini-iloll.Snneti
D.A.MIk'licll,Portland V.Bishop.Sllvertou
E. Watts, Ottawa c.Utterhagen,Portland
li.I'.Miiloiihv.spokiin-   A.i'.i'i.rrio.saniliin
.l.ll.l.iiiiilnor,       " J.T.Rcdding.PilotBay
.1. W. FarqUbar, Ahor- I��.W.Talbott,Spokane
dooli.Wash. B.N.White,
MINING RECORDS.
��� TRANSFERS, FTC.
,iuly 29, M. Landrlgan to W. Perdue,), interest in Midge, ��1; .1. .1. Slioa anil .1. 0. Kendall lo
H. Geigerlch,}_ interest in Baokingh&ra aud
iiatiiieaii.fi: \v. Anderson to l-'. Alstrom, '-, Interest instsndard.fi; A. O, Monro to Thomas
Kent. !_ Interest in Milo. fl.
July SO. 10. M. Bongard, Ellen Bongard and
Jennie I- McPhoeto H. O, Tatlow, iron Mountain. fii.MKi; a. Carney to B. O. Buchanan,Evening Star, 111 A. J. Harris to J. M. Harris. .1. A.
Myers and D. A, Myers, % Interest in Handy
Andy, 15; Agreement between John Alexander
anil M. Heath, H Interest in i'oniiuo and nil ol
Teeumsie, S1.250.
July 81.- Wm. Turner to Joe Downer,}, intor-
esl in'old .luo, fl.
Aug. 2.���W. Meadows toA.Treery, bower of
attorney re. Colorado; a. McKay to u-.C.Wnart-
on,\interest in Suniiown, fl; .!. A. Carlsen to
A. McKay, '., Interest in B8_ne,|200i A.C.Hpngli-
urn io I'. cmliUe, J_Beven-Come-Elcven, ��1; M.
Sullivan and M. P. i lonionis lo C. 8 'Vnrron.
Saloin. $500.
Aug. 2. -P.G. Nash to K.M.I'ortin.i .I'.olirinan
nn,I i-:. i . Want'., Roger, Irene nne Snow shoo,
fl: samo to J.F.Ritohie, ', same, 1475.
Vug.:;. A.T.i.'nrlauil to W.Staples 1-18 Mountain Goal \n. '.'.fl; S. T. I.ainl In II. M. Vnoiiin,
u Olivia and Tipton, fl; H. M, Vooum toS.T.
l.niril. oi, lirnnl.Kiiuni'olis an,! Viohi.fl: Agree
mom between A. Carney and Joe Swanson fur
'.j Peacock Copper, C9ppor Qlance, silvor star.
LOCATIONS,
.Inly 11. Mnrjorio by .1. Molniosli; EagleNe��t
by c. w. Sturges, B. Thornburg and T, Melrose;
old Joe hy .1. Weaver and W, Turnor; compass
hy I'. It. Poliorly.A. .I.Mo.Moiir mill .l.K.Ciirrle;
QeorglebyJ, Heron; Alcyone hy 11. Jones;
Black Bird by W. J, White; Palatka hy p. s.
Clarke; Koutenay hy C. Rufflson; Bochester hy
E.J llliinohnril; 1'lotohor by T. .1. Loiulrum ;
Thurso by li. licigerleh;Bokoshe by J. II. .lack
son; Porcupine and Standard by s. v. jobe;
Victoria and Rosemary by \. Campbell; Bva
Jane by DUmas, Cranaalfand Miller; Maltese
cross by Henderson and Warring; Ivy by flu-
inns nnil Crnnihdl; Yellow ttoso by C. Beam
Porrest King by J. J. Bean; Silver Spraj by D.
McOraw; Etna by B. II. Hughes.
July 2*. lioliuoiit by W. W. Wo��t; Topsy by -\
Asselln: tialtee More by II.'.v. f. Polluok; Na-
iioli by P. I-'. Dickinson; Kaslo by .1. Mack; B, A
N. fraction ami OrecnCrownby _. I.. Workman.
July 20. Wooloomoolo i by W, c. Blvyeribeer
I'ark hv O. II. Mol'roa; ilik' t'our l.v s. W. iii,,.1
well; Copper Slope by O. W.Herren; RockDrills
and North Hollo by A. I'. Anderson; Artemesla
hy 'I. W.Taylor ami .1. \\. Spencer;Silvor Ittdge
by J. Hrnwn: cloradii hv .1. VVrlgnt; Sotuliern
Hollo hyT. Clark: Norlliorn Hollo hv A. Lucas;
Commercial by A. McKlnnon and II. MoKin-
iion. ValebyO. Anderton; Charloti ind Oxford by W. 8. Thompson; Paddy hy (i. Cox;
ii/nrk in- li. Darden.
.lull in.  (loldon Hill and Ranger by .1. saml-
oi-on.T l.on^nml I!, II. Mol'nrlnml: Kxjiert hv
D. J. McLean and J. Cook; Kenneth hv c. .1.
Mccualg; Thistle and Tuikrorla hv O, Barber
iimi I'. MoImmmi; Headwood hv D. Hugltey and
I. M. Martin; Msntrose Hv s. i:. Duncan nnd T.
AHA MS.
.i.T.Winpro.v. Ainsworth
I..IIip|)ii'iiiik,Nolson
n.Mi Lean.ftosslatid
(i.A.Carlsnii,   "
s I'-io: -ou.Tronll.ako
.I.Clinian.l.al'ranooCrk
\\ .Tinklor.Honnor'-l'";,
.l.calihan, "
It. Koiiiiall,l.okv.IimMin
r.l'oliini, Clinton
.I.Wnrno.NoHon
II.Towns.AlpinoMino
Ivl'iirkor.Ainswiirih
I'.cpiir,Now Denver
O.D.Cook.Sproula
.I.Sniilli.l'or.-iii'iiio
I'.Muiinol.      "
M.I'.lloyosS'i'lsen
V.c. Henry.Itosslnnil
T.Catblngham,"
E.R.Cresten.Spiokam
S.II.B*-inaril. Sandon
I'.Way.
R.Herman,
W'.K.IIn/lolon and ��ih  A.sliillanil
Monteauma A.Koher.Nelson
h; Reciprocity hy
CENTRAL,
A..I.Cl('vorly.N.Honvor I'.l'iiwor.lliiiiiillCrook
.l.K.WIiilosloin.slvrin    l..l.l<olloy.SiinPrlsen
A.lt.MolioniihiS|iokiino Mr.-.i "Ionian.Taooina
.i. w. I'm ii k l in, a i n> w' ih Miss A.J aekson Chioago
L.E.Branl.Nelson Illinois
R.W.Meokor.Puyallup O.B.HanbOTn.Nelton
,l,Cnriio>, lliitto
l''.l'A1nri|iiis,l.nriloiin
AI)VUI(TISl'.l) L6TTBK UST.
Following is the list, of letters remaining uncalled for in the Kaslo post-
olltce since the last list published over
date of .Inly, 28, IKilT;
SlJJ'ARK  DICALING.
Is what lias built, up the mercantile
house of I. B. Wilson to its presont important posit ion in Kas'o. A large
slock of groceries, crockery and hardware selected with care and sold on
business principles, has brought successful results.
More Log* For   Huoluiiiiiii's Saw Mill
The tug Kaslo last week towed a
H.0,000 foot boom of lops in for the
Tho lecturer visited the most impor-j Buchanan saw mill and this week
tant oitios and was everywhere cordi- brought in a half a million feet more,
ally received and kindly interest ex- ��� Both booms were from Bonner's Ferry,
pressed towards Canada and Gonad- Idaho. This in itself speaks, great
ian.8.   The  fame of the Kooteuay dis
Anderson, luhn A.
Brown, in-
llllok.H.K
Clewtnan. Elgood
Dillon, Ed
Day, lielln
Kills, A. B.
Bletohor,
HiiMio.-, Edgar
liallam, P. li.
Ilalliilie, .1, W.
Kauf, .Into
Koti'hlllil
LI pact I, QeO,
Molluiih, Prank
Poller, Ash ton
Benkvisl. K. A.
Shields, B. P.
Soliiiiol/or. Adolf
Wilson, Joseph
Wolff, I.. A.
llro�� n, Hugh
Holllilll. I..
Bally, w. w.
Cowley, P, -l,
Horiioin, C. 0.
Davis, J, p.
Bpsteen, 11,
f.Ownswottli tlrenler, Oeo.
Hannah, casii M,
Harvey, Thos. A: Ci
Johnson, Albert
Koriuooti.Tlliilniis
Kinir. lands
i.nihiii, Henry
Murphy, David
iionil, John it.
Richardson, J. 0.
E. Jones; Copper hv .1. .1. I.in.
A. R. Grant;Ptarmigan by K. Audress; snow
Ball by P. J. Hall; Wliisilor hv Win. O'Neill:
Alaska by W,L,Parnell;Queen of tbe inn bv
A. Milior.
July ill. Abel hy II. Sloltins ami c. Kulin; st
Paul hy W. A. Hayes; KHiKtishor hy .1. l'oamaii
null a. Bergman; sunrise by Jas. itarvv ; Rein
door lis w. i��� Hodder;Snnset hv a. B. Morris.
Veritas by P. fl. Walsn; Snow bird  and Gray
C.iiL'lo; Sunlioillii hy Nolw liokie.is; .lotiu..    by   r,
Vldew; Exchange by C. Kelson; Early Morn
ink hy Mis. A. Carney; Combination by E.Mon
tralne; Mount Tabor by Joe Martell: Hod smr
!>>��� A. A. McKlnnon; Haaal hy A. B, Planer; Btl
vor CtiiihvA. a. McKlnnon.
Aug.'J. Iluoklohorry hv II. Aiikin ami H. P.
Lanyon; Zephyr by a. n'. McAuley; Pandora
hy ,i. Hetherlngton; Dryore hv c. Rosslter;
ureal Britain and Cooper by D. McLeani Ontario by A. Smith; Dominion in- it. MrLeani
Phoenix hv N. Kwarl; Alia hv A. 1��� Miller and
w, I-'. Bedell; Webster hv E. B. WcbBter; Santa
Monioo hy M. H. elements.
Aug.8. i.mil nnd Kaiiopoiis hv H.M.Yocum;
Tipton byB.T. l.nird; Pioneer by MattLol ;Bno��
Line by John Aho; Portland bvC. s. A11 men;
Blue Bird by A, E, Undborg and c. Kelson;
North Btar by J. Hanson; White Cap bv A, B,
Noron; Silver Hoot hy II. poster; Little ,'okor.
Kono ami l-'onl Crown hv P. Bteele: Tip I'm' hv
A. il. Prazor: Wlilto Slur' ov   I'.   Skiiiilanil; St.
I is hv T. 11   MoParland; Ottawa liv  W'.llaz-
zard; Ono Milo hv Q. McPberson; I/>nc slur hv
.1. Hvmi; Charles City by iv, it. Mulr; Rkyllghl
hy a. E. Price and J.Duncan; HIaok Bear by W.
Mciilso; chief By C.Olson and L.Jones; Almond
im .1. Werner; Diamond Hitch and Lake shore
by R. Twins; Bell by R.T. Martin: Little Han
hv A. A. McKlnnon and P.. 'I' Mariin; Jessie by
R, T. Martin; O. K. hv C. Van Moerkorkc
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
iuly-'s Maiiiinolli, P. K. Mollroom; Mon
iiiini, Win. Mortuii.
.Inly '.li si.iloiard, Win Grind; B, N. A.
Hamming lllr.i and iinoka. T. B, cniiiln; Pa
.Inn niul Vornna, A. ii. Mooors; llln Ci nior. S,
Mtlllngton.
JulyM New Era, Wm.Meadows; t'olwell, A
It. lirant; ilili-on and Palouae, M. Illoks.
.lull 81, Quebec, ,\, Johnson; Iraogano, Win
White,
Viig.i. I' in ('In- and i Iriiioiulo, .1. cliiman:
Assurance,Thoa, Hall; Sundown, O, c. Wbar
Ion; Borneo,C. Van Muorkerke.
Aug.8.   BadiaMac. J. MoAsklll; i.iliv Kane,
Il Kane; HIaok I'riuoo hv A. 0, Mooors; Silvor
I'll,, It. Mln-lll: (Idln. A. P. A., Veritas and Val
hiilla, John Olson; Ualsv Moore, l> W. Harris.
King II,   .las. Latham: ' Bryan. It.   McDonald;
li. M  '
K I',
l.l.oa
Shonhurger. c.
Bchults.F. W.
Wood, Prank
s. ii. GREEN, Postmaster.
Kadn, II. ('., Aug. 4.1SHT.
trlotaulthe rich Slocan silver camps
TO HOMK, MAKL'lHS.
Kaslo will be a city, of homes.
Homes need furniture. Owens & Stevenson, leading furniture dealers, corner of 5th and Front streets, Kaslo, can
save you money on all kinds of houso
furnishings. It will pay you better to
buy of them than to ship ln your old
furniture. This is also true as to people living in neighboring towns.   Call
1'KOKKSSIONAI. CARDS.
things   for  '.he  building  progress of .and Inspect our large, choice and varied
Kaslo and violnlty. 18toolt Mov9 maklD* other augments
! KM
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