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 ilioulU l-.av
'ine Ut tticm wit..
xa pair of glasaes. O.Strathearn.
NO. 28.
Farewell 1 thou sweetest Bower oi May I
A fond farewell���
My heart may break but I must say
Farewell)   Farewell!
Sweet hawthorn blossoms every spring���
The may of May-
Back to my memory shall bring
This parting day;
And echoes from each glade and dell
Sigh softly forth, Farewelll��� Farewell?���
My May���my Bweetest May I���
Farewelll W.R.8.
Jamaica, Key West, \mkM
Has a Theory.'
Report that a German Stper Ran the Blockade Into Havana with a Cargo of
Port au Prince, Hayti, May 28.���-It is
believed in Haytian circles here that
thc Spanish squadron has left Santiago
in'order to meet the United States
Almost Certainly ln Santiago.
Kingston, Jamaica, May 28.���Twelve
American warships are outside of Santiago de Cuba tstirbor. The Spanish
fleet is almost certainly inside.
-tumor of Sinking of Spanish Squadron.
Key West, May 28, 8:35 a. m.���It ls
now almost certain that Schloy has the
SpanlBh fleet bottled up In Santiago.
Within a few days the exact, couditlon
at Santiago will be known without a
diiubt. A dispatch from Kingston, Jamaica says that there is a persistent
rumor there that Schley's fleet forced
the channel at Santiago and stink the
Spanish squadron.
they having been used for the same
purpose under similar conditions in
Ss-ya German Steamer Ran Blockade.
Port au Prince, Hayti, May 28-:���According to a report which has' reached
this place, a German steamer with 50,-
000 sacks of riee on board has run the
blockade and entered the port of Havana.
Spanish Reserve Squadron to Seek I>ew��sy ���
Madrid, May 28.���The Spanish reserve squadron consisting of 10 vessels
will Bail for the Philippines in a few
He Talks of His Mission to Ottawa
and Probable Results.
President G. O. Buchanan, the board
of Trade's delegate to Ottawa regarding an import duty on lead, will pr_-
Bent hia report to the board next Tuesday afternoon. Ee said yesterday that
the government refused to open the
tariff question at this stage of parliament, although not only urged by
Kootenay but also by the nickel workers of Lake Superior who wanted an
export duty and the lumbermen of Ontario who wanted an import duty.
He thinks that next autumn while
the minister of finance is framing bis
proposed tariff legislation, will be the
best time to further press this matter.
The ministry oxpressed surprised that;
pig lead and white lead were to be considered Canadian products. Ministers
Fielding and Sifton both held out
hopes of a future reciprocity arrangement that might be as satisfactory as
anything. Indeed, the Ottawa delegation now at Washington,-D. C., will
probably fully cover those points.
at f ailgtl, D. C.
is of the British aod French in
the London Chronicle Advises the Canadian Officials at Wash-
iuffton Bow to Proceed.
Still Looking tor Span tab Squadron.
London, May 28.���A dispatch from
Kingston, says that despite the most
energetic search the whereabout* of
the Spanish Cape Verde squadron remains unknown to the Americans.
Thursday last It was reported that
tho squadron waa at Santiago and that
Schley had left Key West lor thnt
port. The Spaniards are not there and
since that time he has been engaged in
a fruitless search for them.
V. 8. Warship Near Jamaica.
Kingston, Jamaica, May 28.���A large
American warship  has been sighted
heading for this port.
Wanta lt.ituliis.tlon In Cable Catting.
Madrid, May 28.���Although the news
of the concentration of American warships off Cardenas to begin the bombardment or effect a landing is considered official, lt U not confirmed by any
member of the cabinet. Newspapers
here claim that if tbe United States
cuts the cables between Cuba and
Porto Hico, Spain should do likewise
and cut all cables uniting the U. S.
with the rest of the world.
"Waa Ragle's Dividend*.
Montreal, May 28.���The Gazette, financially referring to the regular listing of War Eagle mining stock on the
Montreal stock exchange, says:
I "We understand that before Mr.
Goodei ham would allow this stock to
be listed on the stoek exchange or pay
a dividend, he called in two of the
ipost eminent mining experts of the
United States, and it was only after
their report that the mine had sufficient net profit ih sight to enable tho
compan yto pay dividends for some
years to come, that one was declared.
It will no doubt take some time to educate the investor up to the Idea tbat
mining stock can be purchased as nn
investment. The fact of Mr. Gooder-
ham being president of the War Eagle
Company, and Hon, Geo. A. Cox one of
the directors, will do much towards
creating confidence in the property.
The War Eagle Ib now shipping 100
tons of ore daily, which will enable it
easily to pay a monthly dividend of
11-2 per cent.
Up In a Balloon. Hoys-,
Washington, May 28.���It is now BOg-
gested that a practical way of andiag
ing out whether the Spanish, .feet is
really bottled up in Santiago harbor or
not would be by a balloon   mscensioo,
The Smelter Bonus Act.
As to the bonus of $.'10,000 per year
for five years, for lead smelters in Canada, Mr. Buchanan said that although
this act had been passed for nearly
three years not a cent had been paid
out under its provisions, although several claims had been tiled. The act
itself seems to have been almost forgotten, and certainly is defective in
that it permits gold smelters as well as
silver-lead smelters to participate in
its benelits.
Washington, May 28.���The diplomatic representatives in Washington
of the great powers without exception
hold the view that there is positively
no chance of foreign intervention in
the present war, and that there is no
present prospect of peace overtures
through arbitration or other tender of
good offices from foreign sources. This
was stated today at three of the leading
embassies. It was given with added
emphasis in view of the constant reit-
eration from London and other foreign
sources that some sort of foreign intervention toward terminating the war
was likely to mature.
Commencing Wednesday, June 1st,
the steamer Idaho will resume her regular trips betwnen Duncan 'and Bear
Creek, leaving Duncan on each
Wednesday and Saturday after arrival
of pack train from Argenta. *
Ii Not a Candidate.
Referring to local political matters,
Mr. Buchanan when asked if he expected to run for the legislature, replied, "There ls no probability that 1
shall be in the field���decidedly not. I
shall probably support the government
as I do oot care to support the opposition. I might support an independent.
It ls by no means a matter uf course1
that Kaslo will furnish the successful
candidate. There should be concerted
action of all the towns in Slocan riding
for its best interests as a whole."
British vh. French in Weat Africa.
London, May 28.���A dispatch from
Lokoja in the territory of the Royal
Niger Company, West Africa, snys
that the natives at Nikki drove out a
French officer and six men who were
established thore. No explanation is
given of the action of tlie natives. After the French had boen expelled the
British troops in the neighborhood entered the place and hoisted their flag.
The natives are rejoicing over the
British occupation of the town. The
French have protested and demanded
that the British withdraw. Thoy have
established a post with tbe French flag
flying outsido the walls.
The town of Nlkkl was one of the
original causes of the dispute between
England and France. According to
Captain Luggard of the British service, the chief of that town sjgnod a
treaty placing his poople under British
protection. Later the French raisod
their flag over Nikki and it has flown
there ever since.
Itritl��h Columbia Stands Weill
In an interview" of a representative of the News yesterday with Manager George Alexander of the International Navigation and Trading Co.
whose return from England was noted
in our yesterday's issue, Mr. Alexander
.     h s.
said that his visit had nothing to do
with any public enterprisers rumored".
He and his family merely went to visit
their old home and people whom they
had not seen for two years.
Mr. Alexander said that the Klondike excitement had almost entirely
died out in London, and any reference
to it fell very flat. He said, though ,
that British Columbia had profited and
would profit   by  the  agitation.   The
mines of this province rank   very high
in the minds of the investing public of
War interest, he said,   was   intense
and    practically  unanimous  for   the
United   States.   Strange  to   say.   at-
though England is not a party to this
war, it has a very depressing and stag-
uating l effect  on   the   money market
there,   so  he  was informed by those
hsving-to do with financial matter*/.
Kuskonook Investigation Tomorrow,
The investigation by Gold Coramis-
mlssioner Dennis of the assault by Provincial Constable Forrester on Editor
Niebet, of the Kuskonook Searchlight,
will beheld at Kuskonook tomorrow
afternoon. Mayor C. W. McAnn, Q.C.,
of this city, will appear for the (prosecution.
London Advice to Canadian Diplomat*.
London, Mar 28.���The Chronicle says
editorially concerning the present conference at Washington with reference
to the settlement of questions between
the states and Canada', that it would
be wise for both sides to have general
chats On tho large general questions
and sound ono another's views before
committing either side to draft agreement ' ...
Read Kaslo's only daily.
New Dominion Express Agent.
G. Dt Reld of thc Kaslo Transfer Co.
has succeeded A. J. Sleo and Frank M.
O'Brien as representative of the Dominion Express Co. in Kaslo. lie will
conduct the business in the future at
the office of the Kaslo Transfer Co.
Ia Tills What You Are Looking Por?
Comfortable, clean, well furnished
rootnB by the day, woek or month at
reasonable prices at tho. Victoria, A
avenue, near Sth street. No bar attached. Baths free to guests. A specially low rate of from $6 up per month
to permanent roomers.
W. J. Hall, Propr.
Working the Shuawap.
A. B. McDonald returned yesterday
from Cody, where he put a force of
men at work on the Shuswap, a promising property adjoining the Freddie
Lee. Mr. McDonald says he is also ar
ranging to survey the property to apply for a crown grant. Work will be
pushed all summer. �� Timely Topics* -3
In the language of the prize-ring, let
Spain whip Culm before she tries to get
into our class.
The grand essentials to happiness in
this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope
Safe-cracking is nut so melodramatic
as bank-raiding, but recent experience
shows it has less effect ou vital statistics.	
The leather trust is forcing prices
Bkyward again. But don't kick; you
can't afford to wear out your shoes
tbat way.
It's Just as easy to do business without a light in the store ns without an
��d. lu the paper. Iu either case you are
hnrd to discover.
The postofflce deficit for the year is
$8,127,088, notwithstanding the fact
that most of the poets send stumps for
the return of rejected manuscripts.
An old courtier being asked how he
bad mnunged to prosper at court so
long, replied, "My secret has been to
receive affronts, and return thanks for
Boston is indulging in charmingly
virtuous throes over an unclad Bacchante, but strangely enough mnkes no
fuss on the ground that the wanton
marble person wears no spectacles.
The German government thinks it
*has discovered un infallible cure for
diphtheria In u new compound called
���ipotasslmorthodlnltrocusolate," It
would be easier lo take the disease
than the drug.
lt is proposed to convert the beds of
some old canals running mil of London
Into (ine tracks for bicycles, and chnrge
Wheelmen a small fee for using them.
Calculations show that a good revenue
may be ex peeled.
A Philadelphia paper asserts that
"there are more than 0,1)00 different
kinds of mixed drinks In this country." We are constrained to believe
that this estimate was made after
sampling a few of them.
For a defaulter to run awny from
home aud then write back that he Intend* to commit suicide looks like nn
aggravated case of "rubbing lt In."
Creditors al least should have the comfort of looking nt the corpse.
Life is mnde up of choices which we
can i'.v no means evade. Let us face
them frankly and fearlessly, nnd abide
by our decision. But, when we have
done so, let ua not be so unreasonable
ns to hope for the results which belong
to the other path In which we have refused lo walk.
Observers are getting some good records of atmospheric conditions in the
upper air by means of kites. One in
New Jersey hns sent his recording instruments up over nine thousand feet,
nud found thnt they worked very well.
The next step will be for the observers
Hiemselves to go up lu kites. tlUMJ
the air-ships will follow.
Tlie O.nr of Kusslu has now the most
magnificent opportunities this century
hns afforded In any one man. Whether he takes advantage of them or not
time will show. Not even nulocratlc
power can make n man equal to his
chances uf greatness If nature has not
given him the character and tlie ability.
Much Interesting history, doubtless,
depends on the development of this
one personal element.
the other Canadian problems are solveA
as satisfactorily the Liberals can hope
for a loug lease of power.
German officials, It is said, nre making au effort lo get emigrants to go to
the German colonies in Africa Instead
of coming to the I'nlted Stntes. The
emigrant will probably go where he
enn do best In milking his way in the
world. The United Slates do not fenr
n comparison with Africa. Germuu
Immigrants, as n rule, nre Industrious,
peaceable people, and these are the
kind this country wants. Germany Is
lining such good business nt home In
manufacturing that emigration hus decreased in recent years.
It is reported from Ottawa that the
Manitoba school question has been definitely settled ou a compromise which
ls acceptable to the Manitoba Government. The few details which
have been made public show that the
basis of settlement provides for national undenominational schools with
a provision for allowing clergymen of
any recognized Christian church to visit tbe schools after school hours and
give such religious Instruction to the
pupils as is approved by their parents.
This prompt settlement of this vexed
question by the Laurier Liberal administration justifies the vote of the people
by which tbe party was placed ln power after a conflict of eighteen years
With tbe Conservative Government.   If
The very remarkable success of the
kite-flying experiments nt the Blue
Hills Observatory at Milton, Mass.,
points the way to future discoveries ln
meteorology beyond anything thnt science has yet achieved. In these experiments nine kites attached to ihree miles
of piano wire carried n small 1m>x iiiii-
tabling n number of meteorological Instruments to a height of nearly 0.000
feet above the observing station. The
Blue Hills Observatory is only 025 feet
above the sen level, but similar experiments mude from n high mountain-top
will give us results from areas Which
no human observation has hitherto
been aide to reach. It is only a little
more than a hundred years since a kite
enabled Dr. Franklin to "snatch the
lightning from heaven." The value of
scientific playthings will again be demonstrated if the modern kite shall reveal lo us the constitution of that interplanetary space which is now un unknown world.
Many things have lieen done In the
strange warfare being waged in Culm
nguiust Spanish authority with which
the steadier temperament und the stnte-
buildliig genius of the citizen of the
United Stntes can fee! no sympathy.
He can sympathize with those whe
have been the victims of oppression,
but he cannot ngree that resentment
ngninst oppression Justifies making war
on non-combatants, destroying the
property of foreigners, resident or nonresident, nnd blowing up railway trains
carrying unarmed and peaceable travelers. But while feeling In this way
about certain aspects of the Cuban
struggle one is less ready to protest
ngninst the swift implication, sent
broadcast from Spain by the telegraph,
that the perpetrator of an attempt to
wreck with a dynamite bomb a Spanish
railway train carrying tlie young king,
lim queen regent and Others of the court
wa* "presumably a Cuban," Why not
equally "presumably" a Philippine
Islander? Both are in rebellion, while
there are more of the latter with fewer
Spanish troops lo keep them busy at
home. Spain iiself is honeycombed
with republican sentiment, nnd, as ls
common on the Kufopeuu continent,
much of il is of the type signitleuutly
called "red." lt is not possible for the
Spanish authorities to hide this homo
condition from the world by attributing
nil thai may lie done In this wuy In the
mother country to rebels nguiust whom
she is waging wnr with twice as many
troops us fhey have, some thousands
of miles away. The only wonder Is that
Spanish "red republicans" have thus
far beeu so quiet.
Engineer Ingles, who killed a bnudit
nnd saved his train from robbery near
Dnvlsvllle. Cal., one night a few weeks
ngo, hns been richly rewurtled for his
heroism by thc two corporations whose
property he preserved on thut occasion.
The officers of the Southern Pacific
Company presented hint with a written
certificate of his courage, a gold chronometer of most expensive mtike and
$2.50 in gold. Wells, Fargo & Oo.'s
Express Company has Just repeated
the written feature of this presentation nnd ndded to lt n set of diamond cuff buttons, a solitaire shirt
stud nnd $,100 in gold. Aside from
the written evidence of his heroism, Ingles Is thus over $1,000 In pocket
ns a result, of thnt night's work. We
advert to tlie good fortune of tills engineer for the purpose of making a
single reninrk. That Is this: The recognition to Ingles will do more toward
suppressing train robbery lu California
than all the laws that couid lie passed,
and while It Is no more than Just that
the Southern Pacific and Wells, Fargo
& Co. should reward those who voluntarily risk their lives in defense of their
property, the credit of making a shining mark of Ingles cannot be withheld
from them. There is no question that
train robbers rely for success mainly
upon the Indifference of the trulu men.
They know that these officials do not
care to risk their lives In defense of
property Ihey are not employed to defend, nnd the very confidence In this
theory causes the recklessness which
gave Ingles his opportunity. When,
however, the bandits begin to realise
that the train men will light they will
take fewer chances and consequently
be Jess successful. The handsome reward conferred on Ingles will elevate
the spirit of the men of both corporations. They will know hereafter tlmt
when they save trains from robliery by
personal bravery their employers will
see that they are not forgotten. With
aggressive, fighting train crews train
robbery will soon become a lost art.
Egyptian Bells.
The invention of bells Is attributed
by some of the best foreign campanologists to the Egyptians, who are credited
with having made use of such percussion Instruments to announce the se*
cred fetes of Osiris.
An Anotent Tongue.
The Zend Is said to have been the
ancient language of Bactrlana, and also
of Zoroaster and the fire worshipers
of Persia.
How the Blindfolded Juggler Performs
t-eeminfjly Marvelous Tricks.
The next time you see a blindfolded
Juggler tossing knives and razors with
unerring skill and keeping half a dozen eggs unbroken in the air nt at once,
do not let your wonder and admiration
overpower you. You have seen his assistant blindfold liim wiffll a handkerchief. Then you have seen a bag of
heavy burlaps adjusted over his head
nnd shoulders to exclude even the light.
And yet not one egg ever fnils. Not one
knife ever escapes liim.
As u mntter of fact, tlie eonme burlap bag has threads drawn out in that
part which comes before his face, and
in the adjusting of it the assistant slm-
,ply slides the handkerchief up or down
a little. In taking the bag off again he
returns the handkerchief to its place.
The next time the blindfolded juggler
offers to perform for you assure liim
that a blindfolding with a handkerchief
Is quiiite enough, and that you could
not think of having him smothered by
a hag. Then you can have heaps of
fun listening to him lie about the trick.
Mow  the  Chinese  Ileal with   Women
Who Need Correction.
Punishment by the "stocks" ls mostly confined to the women placed In the
prisons of the Celestial empire. Some
Idea of how the women appear who
ure treated In this manner will be
gained from the Illustration, which Is
taken from a photograph. The stocks
nre fastened from behind; nnd although there ls just room to move the
head   it  Is  absolutely   Impossible   for
Were you ever Introduced to a disagreeable man who did not remember
you as long aa he lived T
any person to get out of the stocks
without assistance. After a time the
punishment ls terrible, for the head
lielng forced to occupy one position���
ns if lt were lu a vice���makes the
women prostrate In most cases. This
Is n great deal worse when three or
four ure yoked together.
The men, while In "durance vile,"
are treated a great deal better than the
women, although they nre tried aud
dealt with In a much more summary
manner. A Chinese prisoner is put to
death for the slightest, offense, and
there ls no doubt that If he could Bave
his life by so doing he would gladly
liear the punishment meted out to the
ladles of the Flowery Land who come
under the bun of tho lnw.
Art of Hog Driving.
The difficulty of driving a single hog
was w*ll lllUHitTO'ti*d nt tlie foot of Oth
street the other afternoon at about
train time. Some men were driving a
herd of swine to Amherst, ami as they
approached the bridge one of the animals became obstreperous and bolted
toward the city, becoming thereby separated from the rest of the drove.
The three or four men, assisted by
volunteers, placed themselves between
the city and tbe rebellious hog In a
semi-circle, while one of their number
advanced cautiously and began to tickle
the hog's nose with a pine brush. This
would make the animal turn round, and
each time he did so he would move a
few steps toward the bridge and the
rest of the drove. The maneuvers were
watched with a great deal of Interest
by a largo crowd of spectators, and
when finally the wayward one returned
to the bosom of the drove a very audible murmur of admiration "went op
from the crowd.���Lynchburg News.
No woman can hide sJl her Imperfections trom her dressmaker.
He���Darling, I wanted to tnke you to
the theater to-night, but I felt that I
couldn't afford It. She���Never mind,
dear. We cnu go to-morrow night.���
Henpeck���I hnve troubles of my own.
Mrs. Henpeck���But you nre the partner
of my woes. Henpeck���Yes, silent, as
lu everything else.���Cinciuunti Times-
"The doctor would like to see you Inside." snid the muid to the culler in tlie
reception room. "Not much!" snid the
startled patient; "he can't try any x-
ray on me."���Yonkers Statesman.
"Old you hear of the accident which
befell your brother?" "Accident? No!
Not serious, 1 hope?" "Well, rather.
Au Idea struck him. nud now the entire
upper part of his head Is paralyzed."���
New Yoi;k Herald.
Mr. Isaacs���I sells you dot coat at a
grad sacrifice. Customer���Bill you say
thnt of nil your goods. How do you
make a living? .Mr. Isaacs��� Meln frient,
I mnkes n small profit on de paper and
string.���New York Weekly.
"What Intensely red hair thnt young
man has!" exclaimed Maud; "Pm surprised thnt you seem to like hlm so
well." "Oh," replied Mamie, "I don't
like him very well. I never Invite him
to anything put pink teas."���Washington Star.
The quest for truth: Mr. Monterey-
It used to lie said that "Truth lies nt the
bottom of a well." Mr. Esplanade���I
know. Mr. Monterey���Now It lies at
the bottom of Havana harlmr, and divers nre trying to bring It up.���Pittsburg
Gargoyle (batch In town nfter n year's
absence)���When l went away, Jones
and Brown were rival suitors for Miss
Twitter's hand. Which proved to be
Hie lucky mnn? Glanders���Can't tell
that yet. She married Brown only a
month ago. .Vsk me agnin iu nbout a
Flick-(.'nil hlm a musician! Why, he
doesn't kuow the difference between a
nocturne und a symphony. Flack���
You don't mean it? And they hurry to
get away from one another. Bach Is
terribly afrnid thnl the other will nsk:
"By the way, what is the difference?"���
Boston Transcript.
"No, ma'am said Meandering Mike,
"I'm sorry, but It's sg'ln tny principles.
1 can't split no wood." "Well," she answered, "there will be a load of coal
here this afternoon, and " "I'm sorry ng'in; but 1 can't carry no coal. But
I'll tell you wlmt I will do���I'll compromise. Ef you've got a gas-stove, I'll
turn on the gas."���Washington Star.
"Here, you've been telling nie all
along." said the bright-faced youug
wife, "what n wonderful cook your
mother wns: and now your Aunt .lane
has just told me thnt your father was
n chronic dyspeptic." "Well, you see,"
tlie young husband murmured, with a
deep siglt. "mother learned by practicing on father."���Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Thnt young man of yours." said the
observing parent, ns his daughter came
down to breakfast, '"should apply for
n Job iu n dime museum." "Why. fnther," exclaimed the young lady, In tones
of indignation, "what do you menu?"
""I noticed, when I passed through the
hall late Inst night," answered the old
man. "that he had two heads upon his
shoulders."���Chicago News.
Foster���So her father refused to consent to your marriage with his daughter? Blglln���No, that's just the deuce
of tt. He gave me no answer when I
told him what I had called for, nnd told
me if I didn't leave In less than two
seconds, he'd kick me out. What's to be
done with a fellow who will wander
off In that wh.v from the subject of discussion?--Boston Transcript.
Attorney���You say you had called to
see Miss Billings ami wus nt the house
at the time the burglary wus committed? Witness���Yes, sir. Attorney���
Then how did It happen that when the
prisoner dashed into the room and assaulted you, you leaped through the
window nud went home, making no attempt to defend the lady or give the
alarm? Witness-1 thought it was her
"My friend," Bald the kindly old gentleman who likes to make acquaintances while traveling, "you should follow my example. I strive to learn
something new every day," "No," was
the answer of the quiet young mnn;
"that may do in your line of business;
but If you were doing n vaudeville turn
with me, you'd realize that audiences
seem disappointed If they don't get
what they have been taught to expect."
���Washington Star.
Mrs. Fadde (faith curlst)���How ls
your grandfather this morning, Bridget? Bridget���He still has the rheumatics mighty bad, mum. Mrs. Fadde
���-You mean he thinks he has the rheumatism. There Is no such thing as
rheumatism. Bridget���Yes, mum. A
few days later: Mrs. Fadde���And does
your irraudfnt hor still persist ln his delusion that he has the rheumatism?
Bridget���No. mum; the poor man thinks
now thot he ls dead. We buried urn
ylsterday.���Indianapolis Journal.
Vs-iliiuii, Shields   the   Best  Acrobatio
Wheelman in This Country.
A man who prefers to ride on the
handle liars of his bicycle rather than
In the saddle and who is hnppler when
suspended over tlie front wheel of his
machine than when properly balanced
over the pedals is something of a degenerate Hinting wheelmen, but a degenerate whose example is uot likely to
be followed too extensively. This ec- f\
centric rider is William Shields, better
known ns "Kube." He'ls a professional cyclist nnd a trick rider, but he
doesn't confine ids performances to indoor audiences.
Shields Is doubtless the best acrobat
wheelman In this country. March 31,
1807, lie rode down the steps of the
west front of the cnpltol building nt
Washington, 1). 0. Dozens have ridden dowu the east steps, but Shields is
the only wheelman who hns successfully made the descent of the west
flight, which has seventy-four steps
and ihree landings. He made the descent In fifteen seconds and did not
touch one of the Inst slxteeu steps. Ill
Cincinnati last .luly be electrified u
crowd of spectators by riding out of a
second-story window on a ladder. The
crowd expected to see him dashed
senseless, If not dead, nt Its foot. He
shot down the rungs, however, and
landed safely In Ihe street.
Very Different from  the Coin plicated
Veeael of To-Day.
The story of the lifelioat remains ta
be written. To tlo so now would be
premature, inasmuch as, notwithstanding the large amount of Ingenuity
which has been lavished on the designing of a vessel which shall prove
satisfactory, the thing desired yet remains to lie achieved. The first life-
bout was, curiously enough, devised by j!
h landsman, one Lionel Lukln, a coach-
builder of Dunmow, In Ksbcx, England. This man hud lost some relatives in the foundering of a vessel at /
sea, and he set uhout designing a vessel which should lie unslnkable. Among
those who took up the problem where
Lukln left It was one Henry Great-
head, a bontbuilder of South Shields,
who worked continuously nt the subject, and nu order for the construction
of what Is practically the first specially
constructed lifeboat was given to
Gientheud ln 1805.
The Hrst lifelioat was 30 feet long,
a nil possessed a beam of 10 feet. It
wus rowed by 10 oars, double-banked,
und It wns the first vessel built in
Which the main feuttires of all llfe-
liouts were found. Thus, tlie stem and
stern were alike, It had a curved keel,
and it bulged greatly amidships.
The  Kins Cam*.
At the Brussels exposition    a    few
days ago King Leopold   of   Belgium,      J
wishing to exue.ine more closely a cer-
t>iin American machine, left bis suite
and stepped Into the booth where the      ]
machine was Installed.    He requested
the man lu charge to explain its inech-    jl
iinlsin to hlm.   Not noticing the royal     1
escort a few ynrds away, the attendant took his Majesty for some high official.    He    explained    ln detail the
working of his machine, and    dwelt
upon Its points of excellence.    "And,
sir," he added, "the King himself Is
coming to see lt before long."   Without betraying his Identity, King Leo- ^
pold smilingly thanked the American
and withdrew. He seemed much amused, when relating the incident to those
who accompanied him, at the Idea of
an exhibitor who was expecting ths
King at the very moment when the i
King was leaving him.
Young "Widows tn India.
There are in India 200,000 widows'
aged between 10 and 14 years, and
80,000 less than 0 years old. SAMPSON'S SEARCH REWARDED
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Story   Tlmi   He   Located   Cervera  at
ShiiIIuko de Cuba.
New York, May 21.���A Washington dispatch to Vr.e World says:
Secretary Ixms has received a cablegram from Rear Admiral Sampson announcing that h'.s scouts had located the
Cape Verde fleet at Sanltago de Cuba.
The message was sent from a cable
station in the West Indies, and Indicated
thnt the American commander was close
nn the heels of the Spaniards.
Secretary Long Immediately summoned
the members o�� the strategy board.
Knowing that Rear Admiral Sampson
could be depended upon to prevent Admiral Cervera from sailing, orders were
dispatched to Commodore Schley at Key
West to put to sea. The commander ot
the flying squadron's Instructions were
to sail around Cuba to the west and to
find Cervera's fleet and capture or destroy It.
Commodore Schley was instructed to
use his utmost endeavors to prevent the
Spanish fleet from entering the harbor
of Cienfuegos or Havana. Rear Admiral
Sampson and Commodore Schley were
Informed  as to each other's movements.
It is expected that Rear Admiral Sampson will come up with Admiral Cervera
Hrst. It Ls Impossible to state with accuracy what ships Rear Admiral Sampson nnd _ommodore Schley have in their
respective squadrons.
"This naval engagement "business Isn't
ns funny as lt might be. I notice that a
shell entered one of the officer's staterooms at Manila and burst there."
"I suppose the officer woke up?"
"Very likely."
"Probably he dreamed It wns his wife
calling him."���Cleveland Pain Dealer.
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I met a "blind" man, who said, "Please
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The city of Damascus, in Syria, is so
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"Ah, Indeed, that explains the remarkable resemblance ,"���Tlt-Blts.
NOT    SO    VERY    MICH.
"The French," said Bacon, "are wiser
than they seem. The Spaniards seem
wiser than they are." And that Is not
saying much for the actual condition of
the national Intellect cither.-Syracuse
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Xew York. May 23s���A dispatch to the
World from Madrid says:
With tlie incoming of the new government renewed activity lias been given to
foreign and home defenses. Torpedoes
have been laid at tlie entrances of all the
important harbors.
he new ministry has determined to
Bend out at once what is known as the
reserve squadron, tlmt is to say, the warship i'elayo, the protected cruisers Carlos
V and Alfonso XIII, the torpedo boat destroyers Atitla/, Prosperina and Destructor, the dispatch bout Uiralda.thc auxiliary
boats Rapitlo and Pinna, anil the armed
trans-Atlantic liners, Joaquin d'Pielago,
.Alfonso XIII, Antonio Lopez, Ciudad Ue
Cadiz and Buenos Ayres.
To tlie above will be added tlie Keina
Regentn, which is being nmicd at Ferrol,
and tlio Leon XIII, which has already
started front Barcelona for Cadiz. This
fleet is likely to stmt at once, and it. is
publicly stated that it is going to .Manila.
Significant suggestions are made as to
the possibility of the l'eluyo getting
through the Suez (until, owing to her
il ra light, but it may be readily understood
that the admiralty is not giving their secrets away  and   thut  tlie  fleet   will  sail
i under Sealed orders, and that  it   is quite
as likely to go west as east.
The Third  Fleet.
New York, .May 2,'l.���A dispatch to the
Herald from Gibraltar says:
'ilie government here will not allow war
| vessels pn.ssing the struits to proceed.
The Spaniards are starting out what
they call their third Squadron, which consists of the Princess de Asltiiias ol 7IMK)
tons with a speed of 20 knots now at
.Cadiz; the ciiidcnal Cisncros. at Ferrol,
of the same size and Speed;  the Lepanto
at Cartagena of .">iiihi tons and of 20 knots.
and the Xiiiiiancia and the Vittoria.which
' is but newly armored and engined.
There are also at Ferrol the torpedo
gunboats Dona Maria de Molina, the Marquise tie l.a Vittoria and Don Alvaro de
Hasan, each of SIM) tons anil 20 knots. Unless the American government moves
quickly it will have the foregoing to contend with in audition to Admiral Cer*
vem's and Admiral Camera's squadrons.
The latter is expected to leave Cudiz
within a few days. The ilestitnation is
unknown, but it is probably the Antilles,
notwithstanding the newspapers say the
The  Manila   Bluff.
Xew York. May 2:1.���A dispatch to the
World from Cadiz says:
lt is stilted here very positively tlmt tlio
I'elayo. Carlos V, three of the Atlantic
steamers and two torpedo hoat destroyers
will shortly go to the Philippines. The
fleet is well armed and manned.
It is said here there are mines in Manila
hurlior that were not exploded when the
American fleet entered, the electnc communications being out of order. This has.
so it. is rumored, now been rectified anil
preparations are complete to give Admiral
Dewey a warm good bye should he attempt to leave. This rumor will bear a
big lump of salt.
will  Maneuver - while.
Madrid, May 211.���According to a current report here the Spanish reserve fleet
will maneuver in Cadiz waters until its
destination is decided upon.
A dispatch from Havana says the colonial goyemment has decreed that the iin-
portatipns of food at all ports of Cuba are
to be bee of duty.
Anirlo-Amtsrlenn Trent*.'.
Xew York. May 28.���A copyrighted dispatch from Kingston. Jamaica, to the
Evening World, says the military authorities there have lieen informed of the signing of an Anglo* American defensive
treaty. The same officials, it is said, regard as Imminent a war ciisis ultetiug .la
Fired on  Ilu* Hntli.
St. Thomas, D. W. I., May 2.1. The
British steamer .Mdelioiiiugh, which arrived at Puerto Hico May S from Mothil.
Scotland, reached lhi> port from Sun .limn
yesterday. She reports that an American
j cruiser ruptured the Spanish hark North
San Juan Saturday morning last. The
prize ��ns towed north.
The Spanish cruiser Isabella II tired on
|the Hritish steamer Roth, which arrived
nt San Juan after the bombardment. It
is alleged the Spanish fired on the Itotli.
which was loaded with coal, witli tlie in
tent.ion of Crippling her and thereby pre
venting her departure. Ollicers of tlie
cruiser claim the tiring was accidental.
May Prove  Serlon��s
Chicago, May 2:1.���A special from Washington snys:
The tiring upon tlie Knglish ship Roth
by the Spanish cruiser Isabella promises
serious Complications. The Spanish say
it was a mistake,'but the British and
Americans think not.
Franen-Miiunlnh  Alliance.
London, May 2:1.���St. James (lazeete
this afternoon in its financial article says:
In the foreign market this morning several leading dealers were suid to be in
possession of advance news of the forthcoming announcement of a Franco-Spanish
alliance hence tlie rise in Spnniith fours.
In connection with tlie above it is cur
rently reported thnt the recent speeches
from Salisbury und (haiiibeiluin did not
refer to West Africa hut to this impending alliance against wliich ChtimlieiIain's
allusion to an Anglo-America n alliance
was intended as a  counterblasts
The strength of silver is attributed to
prospective purchases to replace the withdrawals from the Hank of Spain amount*
lng to 135,000,000 pesetas since April 10.
- it ri ii si.   Steamer  Released.
Key West, May 23. -The British steamer Ardanmhor came into port this morning in charge of an ensign from the auxiliary gunboat Osceola, by which vessel
she wus seized yesterday oil' Cabanas fort
light because she wa.s acting in a suspicious manner and was supposed to be trying
to enter Havana harbor. The Ardanmhor was released this afternoon by order
of Commodore Remey,
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ReKlmentH   Loaded   Ahonril    Traiix-
purtM  at   Sun   FrunclNon.
Sun Francisco. May 28.���California said
good bye to her first regiment of volunteers this morning as they inarched gaily
forth from the Presidio to start on their
long journey to Manila.
The men left camp at 8 and marched
to thc Pacific Mail dock, where the big
steamer City of Pekin was ready for them.
Hy noon tlie soldiers were all on board
and before night everything will he in
readiness for their departure.
The farewell demonstration by the people of San Francisco will be long remembered iiy tlie soldiers of tlie First regiment. Kvery street leading from the Presidio to the Pacific Mail dock, a distance
of abottt five miles, was lined with people,
who, after the soldiers passed, followed in
their wake and marched witli them to the
It had been announced that camp would
lie struck at 7 this morning, and long before that hour thousands of citizens had
Hocked to the Presidio to see the sight.
Promptly at 7 the bugle sounded and all
the tents went down together. Then, for
an hour, the soldiers were busily engaged
in rolling them up and loading them on
trucks.    At  S  the regiment  was formed
into line, and beaded by its bands, marched out through the big stone gates of the
Presidio and the journey of conquest had
As the inarching men reached the water
front, bombs were, fired, steam Whistles
blown tCnd every device imaginable for
making noise was put in full operation.
The jam at the mail dock was something
terrible. In vain the police and mounted
signal corps attempted to keep the crowd
hack. They were not to be denied, and
rushed on to the dock in tlie wake of the
Arrived at tlie dock the volunteers were
inarched on board the transport without
delay. It took considerable time for each
man to be consigned to his quarters, but
this task was accomplished with but very
little confusion.
The First regiment of California volunteers is commanded by Colonel James F.
Smith and consists of lOSti ollicers and
Tomorrow the Second regiment of Oregon volunteers, one battalion of the Four*
teehth infantry, United States regulars,
und a detachment of the California heavy
artillery will board the steamship City of
Sydney. It is very probable the Pekin
and Sydney will depart in company as
soon as the troops anil supplies arc taken
on boards
Tn Tun-  the  Monterey.
San Francisco, May 23.���The work of
culling and provisioning the Monterey ia
progressing rapidly and when this is completed the vessel will go to Marc island
to take on ammunition and to undergo a
thorugh examination before she puts to
The examiner states that the Monterey
will he towed all the way to Manila, probably by some lug steam collier,  lt says:
'"The Monterey of herself COUlu not go
half way to Honolulu. She curries only
200 tons of coal in her bunkers, wliich
would hardly last more Hum two days.
She could carry :l(IO tons more on her
dirks if good  weather prevailed.
"The Monterey will I i the dry dock
fur live days.. After the vessel comes
from the dry dock two days will be iv
quired for coaling, and two days for load
itlg supplies.    She will he rcuuy lor sea a
week  from tomorrow,    The vessel that
[accompanied the Monterey will !����� loaded
j with coal  and stores for herself and the
I warttlip,    The voyage of the Monterey is
:i hazardous one. bul  this is tne most fa-
vomble time of the year (of such an undertakings"
In Monroe, this county, an ambitious
hen has produced a war egg which lays
i every one so far reported In  ths shade.
j The old lady who owns the hen went
out one day to gather crks anil found
one bearing the cabalistic letters "G. S.
H." The find created much excitement
amonsv the women of Monroe and they
quickly gathered. They all agreed it was
prophetic of something, but of what, puzzled t'hem.
One lady suggested that lt meant
"Give Sinners Help." Another suggested that lt meant "Gods Sends Help."
Still another said  It    mount    that  "God
! Saves Heathens." Another declared It
meaint that "God Sends Harmony."
Finally one old lady, noted for her
religious devotion, who had been saying
little, stirang to her feet and vehemently
declared t/hat the letters stood for "Give
Spain Hell." All present agreed that her
interpretation was correct.���Sallna Press.
lt takes a healthy man four months to
eat his own weight in food.
Since 1892 there has been a decrease of
10(H) students in the Scotch universities.
Veneer cutting lias reached such perfection that a single elephant's tusk, 30
inches long, is now cut into a sheet of
ivory 150 inches long and 20 inches wide.
We are asserting in the courts our right to the
exclusive use ofthe word '-CAbI'Okia," and
'" PITCHER'S CASTORIA," as our Trade Maik.
1, Dr. Samuel Pitcher, of Hyannis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of " PITCHER'S CAS 1'ORIa,"
th- same that has borne and does now bear the
fr.si-simile signature of CHAS. H. FLETCHER o*
every wiapper. This is the original " PITCHER'S
CASTORIA" which has 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 kind you have always bought, aud has the
signnture of CHAS. H. FLETCHER on the
Wrapper. No one has authority from me to use
My name except The Centaur Company of which
Chas. H. Fletcher is President.
March S, 1S97.        SAMUEL PITCHER, MJU.
Tlie front end of the great glacier of
Alaska presents a wall 500 feet high, and
its breadth varies from three to ten miles,
while its length is lot) miles.
A powder to be shaken  into  the  shoes.
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A sponge with the great circumference
of 6 feet <i inches has heen taken from the
waters of Hiscayne Hay, Forida.
Lucifer matches were first made nearly 70 years ago.
Both the method and results when
Syrup of Figs ia taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taste, and .acta
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the system effectually, dispels colds, headaches and fevers and cures habitual
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Syrup of Figs is for sale in 50
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With surprising frankness, tho edi-
tor of the semi-weekly Kootenaian, in
' preaching the funeral sorruoti of his
deceased evening dally, refers to hi3
r.- ont "pi rmanent institution", as a
".. i-called dailj ���' and a "one-horse daily " His bura]iof paternal love seems
to have become turned inside out.
(.When no consideration is mentioned
the nominal sum of $1 is understood.]
May 28 ��� i Scranton, on Woodbury
Creek, D. McGraw to W. B. Conroy.
$700; 1 Lone Jack and O. K., head of
Kaslo creek, Patrick Owens to William
Baillie. $175.
May 28���Reindeer and Elkhorn, by
J. Matheson; Side Line, by E. J.
Wright: Bluebird, Sunset, Mayflower
and Jessie, by Kric Johnson; Jubilee,
by B. P. Mclsaac; Montague, by ,1. P.
Central Hotel,
New Building.-Newly Furnished Throughout.
Best Rooms in the City.
New York, May "J:*.-Sliver, hV/t,"
_.< id���Quiet; L'i-oter-,' price, W.85,
From Jan. I, 189S, lo date tne   leading mines
Ofthe Blooan region  have  snipped over the
Knslo & Blooan Railway for watet   transportation from Kaslo, as follows:
I.idicatiot.s arc multiplying tendiiij.;
to prove conclusively tbat this year
11 ie Kootenay country will bo tho
banner one thus far in "development,
shipments and general advancement.
Th '-ie Indications, moreover, are of
i ;xh a character thai the veriest tyro
can readily interpret them, and with
but oue possible result, nanv'ly, that-
prosperity is returning even to localities that are catching their breath and
getting ready to take a fresh hold.
Mine. Tons. Mine
Payne  26o0 Eureka
Siocan star*	
Lucky Jim	
Last Chance. . .
G  - '.enough	
ltttfi Fidelity  15
168U Boverolgn         ... -ti
Ml Queen Boss  170
868 Jaokson  -w
884 Gibson.   la
Will! Montezuma*  i>1��
BSfl.Charlestoo  :iu
20 Antolne   ins
1.7 Ajliv  49
G2 Bismarck  sa
* Concentrates.
The following Is a partial statement of ore
shipment., over the 0, P, R, from Slocan and
l.iii'dcnu poinls since January 1st, not Included
in thc foregoing:
tSlooan Star	
Tons. Mine.
411 Silver Cup
. sMOJWaverley..
.   lltso ldaho.7 ...
40 Queen Ilcsi
' il tho foregoing] the following have paid dlv
Idends as follows:
The Observer is not tho only one who
..   , iade notoof thia, but hard-headed,
far Seeing,   legitimate  mining operators have seen it ami are being guided
In the Slocan and contiguous dls
trlets this fact is specially to be noted.
While a year ago properties were
.sought after and unfortunately secured
hy every kind of stork-jobbing schemers, with little regard for real worth,
Lhi-i year there is more inquiry by mining men of reputation and standing
for purposes of legitimate exploitation
Prospective or actual dividend payors
only are wanted  now, and they are to
be found in plenty.   The day lias, wo
aro pleased to  slate, gone  by whon
almost any old thing in the line of an
untamed feline would pass muster.
Tbe  Ka3lo & Slocan   railway this
i .
year expects and is preparing for a
largoly increased tonnage ovor that of
i*il>7, and from tbo preparations being
made  for  developing   and  shipping,
-'LIU'        I1
they will not be disappointed. This is
true also of the C. P. R, and other
transportation linos, and the Observe r
will gretttly miss it if any one of them
is disappointed.
Payne *ji,son,iXiii Noble Five.... filiOOO
SlocanStar....   400,000 Goodenuugb.. 8-,.ii)i>
itnth    800,000 Washington... hmxio
Reoo  .    'J87,,rssNi;Jacl:siiii  20,iJi)0
"n mliler-Carl,,      40.000 Surprise  "20,0110
Besides the foregoing, other mines, mistook
id, have paid dividends as follows:
Idaho % 24iM��t);l.astcliiiticf...     :>7,OU0
Whitewater-,    104,000 Antolne      :i5,ooo
Blooan Boy....    25,000|Monitor      15,000
Following Is a comparative statamenl of ore
���hipped from parti of tha Slot-Band Ainsworth
ro)nfngdistricts, passing through thc custom
iqu I al Kaslo to foreign smelters, for the live
recorded months of 1805,011 011896 amllHOi:
.,-,.,,,. Gross Weight   Uross Value ol
lL"r" of Ore In Lbs.   Ore In Dollars
ISO.. (5months)         "2,'.*iJ_,8ao j   114.94]
1806 (IH months),..,        28,844,624 1,114,116
1887 (12 months)....       78,5M|890 8,0011,886
Following i�� a table of the leading stocked
niluliig companies of the Shiran and Ainsworlh
mltiiiiK divisions: ,
No. of  |
Shares j
Par    Market
Value   Value
Slocan Star.	
Noble Five	
Rambkr-t ariboo	
Great Western	
American I'.oy	
Kaslo-..: intezuma....
St. Keverne	
London HIU	
Black Diamond	
1,000 000.
. 750,000'
Adams House,
AdanLS Bros., Props.
Sole agents for PABST BEER, Milwaukee, Wis.
Ho, Fishermen.
Will supply you
with Ever thing
Needful at Low
Nelson House,
Nicely furnished rooms. Bar well stocked. Spokane Beer on Draught by Schooner or quart
Best free lunch In the city.
Silver King Hotel
Bar and Billiard Room
Room from $2 per week up. Newlv furnished
throughout. Electric Lights. Front St., next
door to I'osl Offloe, Kaslo, U. C.
f____MMV. _M MB  *^TTT(T\U**ir-.''ll**I.*'*B^*"_l_V_MPWM>TXI^WK_^WW_i_WlT��l
Lake View
Reasonable Prices and Good l.ivin.
KASl.O, B. C.
tri-i n rwr. ���***���
McLeod Hotel,
New House.   Newlv Furnished.   Good  Accommodations. \V. II. HELL, i'ropr.
prices, Steel rods,
Jointed or Telescoped;    Hooks,
Baits and Flics; Silk tines, enamelled and waterproof;
Landing Nets, Reels and ah Kinds of Repairs. A full
line of Hammocks and all kinds of Spoil ing Goods.
in the Grocery Department, B 'Inn line of Fancy Groceries  will soon
arrive.   Try our Klondike Deviled Crabs, now hore.
In the Clothing, Department, try oyr celebrated lighter weights of
Health Underwear for warmer weather. < /
JL x�� VJTxC.S^'CX Xv^X X
Kaslo,    Sandon,     Ainsworth
[or th e A obbing   jj! rade !
Just Received, a Lnrge Invoice of Cigars, Including KEY
lis Is in addition to my alroadv well established GROCERY
THIS  h'/iRJf)  (I'ROCFHY    Fronl Street, between Tlii nl an.; Fourth,
lllJt nsj&JjV tryi'/f. j^i\ l, Kailo. British Columbia,
Kalama Hotel,
Otherwise Armattqng'i Landing
an.I Goat River Landing,
Mrs. Wm. Middleton, Propr.
We cater especially t" the traveling public,
Butte Hotel,
Formerly of the Butto Hotel, Kaslo, B. C.
R.J. F. 11. B00BR8,
Graduate Trinity University, Toronto, Out
Member of College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Licentiate ol the B. C. Council, Lute of New
York Hospitals and Polyclinic. Otflce on 4th
st.   Hospital, cor. oth st. and II ave., Kaslo,B.C.
y.No stock on the market
The country has suffered from uu��
principled would*be mining "experts,"
as well as from the prevalence ot the
Klondike fever.   Doth are uow a thing
of the past, and we can prepare for the
genuine article of prosperity in  the
near future,
The Observer.
Bead KmIo'i only de,lly  and keep
abreast of the times,
��� mi.vci :hm��m:i> usu-i.oi
Provincial Secretary's Office.
annual examination of candidates for
certificate* of qualification to teach ln
the public Schools of the Province will be held
as follows, commencing on Monday, July 4th,
lN9��,at��� H:45 ii. m:-
In South Park School Building.
In High School Building.
In Public School Building.
Eaoh applicant must forward a notice, thirty
days beiore the examination, stating the class
and grade of certificate for which he will be a
candidate, thc optional subjects selected, and
at which of the above named places he will
Every notice of Intention to be an applicant
must be accompanied with satisfactory testimonial of moral pnaracter.
Candidates ate notified that all of the above
requirements must be fulfil-ed before their applications ran be filed,
All candidates for First Class, Grade A, Certificates, Including Graduate*!, must attend in
Victoria to take the subjects prescribed fur
July 13th and 14th instants, and to undergo requited oral examination, v.sias
Superintendent of Education,
Muottlon Offloe,
Graduate of American College.Chicago
KASLO, b. c
���Real Estate and Mining Broker!
Fire, Life, Accident and Guarantee.   Front St
Tobacco, Cigars/
Best ln every lino. A stoek of fancy groceries Is soon to bo added to our stock.
Carney Bros.,
Front St., opposite Kaslo Hotel, Kaaio, B, C.
General Hardware !
Paints, Oils, Garden Tools.
Hamilton Byers,   Kasl��
Gold Mining and Milling Co., L td.
Offloe*. at Kaslo, B. C.       -        -       -       Capital, $2,000,000.
This property comprisos 10 claims on an iron cnppetl lodge
ovor throe mllos long and over 50 feet wide.
The tunnel Is In   ovor   150 feet and still progressing.
Surface assays have yielded trom $o to $10 per ton in gold.
A limltod amount of Treasury Shares for salo.
This property Is likely to bo Kaslo's Le Roi.
President. Vico-Pres, Secretary.
All Kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats.
J. Turner & Co.,
We are selling Marshall & Co.
Fine Teas, Coffees, Baking
Powder, etc., at London prjeos:
Tens 30c lb. up to 80c.
Coffees .. .22c lb. up to 50c. i
Cocoa, per lb 40c.
Baking Powder, per lb 26c.
Front at., near News Office, Kaslo, B.C
White Labor,
Improved Machinery.
The Best Work et
Reasonable Price*
Kailo, B. C.
Spring Is Almost Here.
Ask STEPHENSON for a bottle of Compound Sarsaparilla.   There is nothing;
better for a Spring Medicine or lilooa Purl Hor.
E. V, STEPHENSON  The Kaslo Druggist,
Front Stroet, Kaslo, British Columbia- 	
The Best Artificial Illuminant.   Absolutely
safe.   Approved by Canadian Underwriters.
Niagara Falls Acetylene Gas Machine Company, Limitei
S. C. WING, Local Agent,
Froiit street, above News Office, Kaslo, British Columbia.
Grand Barber Shop.
BALL BB0S��� Kaslo, B. C,
Nsw Nlckal Ttsbi, Tickets good for three
If you're after the news���rod
hot from the wires���read the
News.      :      ���     i     ���     :
Poes Jobbing Trade on Kootenay Lake.|
t *,      ,.  ���     	
f.f,       . *
Lsava orders wilh Oeor|�� BUtyi int*-
ttoual Wharf, KSSlo. *
This line .Sporting Goods cannot
be excelled In Kootenuy. Tennis Goods, LaCrosse Goods,
Baseball Hats, Catchers' Mits,
Masks, Foot Balls, and all kinds
of Fishing; Tickle.
We Have Them All in Stock.
Fine Watch Repairing.
Official Directory.
Governor-General     .     .     Earl ot Aberdeen
Premtei     ....      sir Wilfrid Isiiui'ier
Member Home of Commons,Dominion Parliament, fur Wo: t Kootenay   .   Hewitt Bostock
I.leut.-Qoverniir      . Hnn.T. B. Mclnnes
Premier .... Hon. J. II. Turner
Attorney-Ueneril Hon. H. M. Bberti
Oom. of Lands and Works   .   Bon.G. B.Martin
Minister Mines md Education . Uon.Jas.Ha_cr
President Exeoutive Counoil . Hon.c.E.Poolcy
Provincial Mini ralogist
Members Lnijliimive Amemblv inr West Kuol-
enav   North  Riding    ....     J.Ms Kellle
Bouth Riding J. F. Hume
Mnyor Clias.W. MeAuii
JUdermen���A.W.Goodenough, F k. Archer..!. D.
Moure. G. Hartf 11, D. lv. Moore, Geo. Whiteside.
City Clnrk . . . . E. e. Chipman
Pollee Magistrate . . . AiexLucaa
City Marshal .... M. V. Adams
Assistant W, A. Milne
Auditor C. D. MoKenale
Treasurer 8.H. Greon
'Assessor S. P. Turn
Water Commissioner   . .     R. A. Cockle
Health Ottlccr   . Dr. J. F. B. Rogers
City council meets every Wednesday 4 n. mat
cltv hall, -Hli St., between Front st. and A ave.
Chief .... Hugh P. Fletcher
First Deputy Chief . . . Geo, Raid
Second Deputy i Vet.     . . John Gillis
Third Deputy Chlel      .      .      Geo. Whiteside
Secretary Archie Morris
Treasurer Gus Adams
Mining Reoorder-Asaoasor-Tax col. . Jno.Keen
Collector of Custom! J. F Mcintosh
School Trustees    August Carney,.'. D. Moore,
ft. 0. Buchanan. Principal- Prof. J����. Hlilop
General del V v open tlailv (Sundaysexcepted) from 8 a. iu. uml' 7 p, in. Lobby open from
Ta. ui. to 9.80 p, m. Malls [or despatch dose ev*
ery evening except Saturday and Sunday, at 9
p m. Mails nirixe from Cniied States and lake
points dailv except Sunday, at 9.8D p. m. From
C. P. K. and Slocan poinls, arrive dally, except
'Sundav, nl 4 p. m KegisTatlon ottlco onen,8.80
a. in., OsSO p. ni.   Money order ollice  nnfl Post
office Savings i...ak open9a. m. too p. in.
S.H. GREEN, Postmaster.
I ',:sy ''..v. .       sss
Items of Interest to the Citizens of Kaslo, Occurring Here and Tliere.
Frank R. Mendenhall has, according
to the Rossland Miner, just received
an order for a .3-drill air compressor
for the Slocan-Liberty Hill group on
the South Fork of Kaslo croek.
For indigestion, dyspepsia, kidney
trouble, etc., drink Kemp Mineral Water.   .F. A. Swift, at the Bodega;     *
By an inadvertence, the call for bids
for moving the old city building, as
tinted in yesterday's Nows, spoke of removing the structure to the new site.
The call for bids is by Archer and
Hartin, and is to remove tho building.
to the rear of the lots on which they
Milwaukeo Beer Hall. If you want
good miners, mechanics or laborers,
they make their headquarters with Bob
and Tony. *
Yesterday a boat was noticed making several trips on Front street. It
was n stone boat, being used in clearing Fifth street.
Milwaukee Beer Hall. Bob and
Touy will always treat you right. Give
them a call. *
For several days tho Kaslo tz Slocnn
work train has been carrying gravel
from near town to various points on
the i oad for the purpose of ballast.
METHODIST CHURCH -i'or. C and 5th st.   Divine servic ��������  vi rj Sunday 11 a. m. and 7ttO p.
in. Sunday school 1,-0, I irnngers welcome.
Kev. J. A. Wood, Pastor.
PRKSBYTERIAN CIlCRCli-Cor. 4th st. and 11
ave. Services every Sunday 11 a. m. and 7.:itl
p.m. Sunday school nnd Bible Class, 2.30 p.m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday evening s o'clock.
Free seats. Strangers heartily welcome.
Rev. A  !'. Menzies, Minister.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND���Southwest cor. of 0
ave. and Mii st,. Services every Sunday at 11 a.
in. and 7.110 p. in. All-are cuidially invited.
Rev. David Richards. Missioner in Charge.
CATHOLIC CHURCH���Corner C avenue  and
Gtli st.   No regular pastor at present.   Occasional services ny special announcement.
��� MASONS- Kuslo Lodge No. 26, A. F. &
_#�� A. "T. meets first Monday in every
^mz jtf month al Masonic hall over Green
/^^T\ Bros", -lore. Visiting brothers tits' ��� �� vlteil tu intend. ll. Byers, W. M.
E. E. C.hiptnan, Secretary.
.MASONIC ClIAPTER-Kootenay Chapter, R.A.
M., holds regular convocations on the second
Tuesday of each month In Masonic hall, Kaslo
Visiting companions are cordially invited,
.i'has. TrumbulLScrtbo F. E. E. Chipman, Z.
MACCABEES-Hlocan Tent No. fi, Knights of
the Maecaboes, meets second and fourth Mondays of each month at Livingston's hall,Kaslo
Visiting Knights cordially invited.
W, .V. navies, Commander.
Oolph Johnson, Keeper oi Records.
FORESTERS- Court Kaslo No. 3JW7, IndepentL
out Order of Foresiors.   Meets 4th Friday  ot
each month    In Victoria   house.    Visiting
brethren ar.:cordially Invited.
\v. II. Strathern, Chiet Ranger.
Vi. J. Hall, Recording Secretary.
General Express and
���Transfer Business...
dealers in
Ice, Hay,
Oats, Wood,
and Feed !
Special Facilities for moving���
Gardens ..plowed, manured and made
ready for seed.      7,
L. HANNA, Mabgr.
Telephone No. 9. Front st. Kasla^sC
A fine lot of new material for men's
suits has just been received by Walkor
thc .tailor.   Now is the time tojorder. *
New Denver has organized a Campaign Club, tho purpose of which is
to select and elect a man who will work
.in season and out for tho benefit of the
Slocan riding.
Milwaukee Beer Hall. Call and see
Hub[& Tony and get some imported;
Swiss cheese free with your beer.   *
A. M. Beattie, who bandied the
towusites of Slocan City aud IJosebery
at the extreme ends of Slocan lake, is
opening an office in Vancouver.
The Kemp Mineral Water, a home
product, cool and refreshing, always on
tap. Call for it at the Bodoga, Try
it.   J. A. Swift. *
The Str. Kokaneo is j doing an in*
creasing business on its Tuesday and
Friday evening trips to Argenta,
For tbe best 25 cent meal in the city
try the Queon Restaurant. F. I. Bradford. *
Work has already begun on the long
desired wagon.road up Springer creek,
near Slocan City.
F. L Bradford, the old time Kaslo
restunrant man, has returned and
leased the Queen Restaurant. Give him
a oall. *
On its return home the New Denver
Brass Band was enthusiastic over its
treatment in Kaslo on the Queen's birthday.
A gang of men were set at work yesterday morning etearing out the lower
part ol Kaslo rivor, preparatory to
sending down the flrst of the 1,000,000
feet of logs, now being gotten out by
L. P. Hanna's mon up the river for the
Buchanan mill.
At the Milwaukee Beer Bali, Bob
and Tony will servo you the finest
schooner of Half and Half and delicate
lunch free with them. *
The two lead stacks now being added
to the Trail smelter, would seem to be
sufficient evidence that the C. P. K.
will be an active bidder for the Slocan
galena output this year.
M41wjvUk.ee Beer Hall, Bob and Touy,
proprietors. The biggest and sharpest
mug of beer in the Slocan country with
imported Swiss cheese thrown in.    *
Tbat LeRoi sale for $3,000,000 is all
but finished, but it appears that some
of the large Stockholders will endeavor
to block tbe final act of transfer to tho
British American Corporation.
Milwaukee Beer Hall, Bob and Tony
run it. Open day and night. They
serve you the finest free lunch in the
Slocan with each schooner of beer. *
Tho admirers of Admiral Dewey
are not confined to Uncle Sara's people.
A new location on Coffee creek, below
Ainsworth, Ig named after tho much
talked of naval commander. There are
"Who made you that perfect fitting
coat? Good stuff too." '"Why, Walker
tho tailor of course." <*
Pat Burns, tho butcher of Wost
Kootonay, is preparing to do a big business in Dawson City, and will drive
his cattlo in ovor\ho Dalton trail.
The Milwaukee Beer Hall has tho
best and coolest beer in the city, with
imported Swiss cheese, free. *
The Bank of .Montreal's net earnings
for 1897 amount to tho very comfortable sum of (1.230,5B1.
For Kemp Mineral Water, call on J
A. Swift, at the Bodoga. *
Grand Forks is badly afflicted just
now with the bicycle fever, having organised a wheel club.
Following la the list ol letters remaining uncalled for in the KasI I I'ostoflloe since the last
list published over date of May 'il. 1S98:
Allan,* John M.
Abbott W. A,
Bums Robert
Pranels K.
Hendtickson J, R.
Johnson Andrew
Miller George P.
Murray J, 0,
Sutherland Ueorge
Townsend James I'.
Anderson, Ole
ilartlctt Frank
' ha pm an J ames
Glbbs Georglanna
ILizlcton J. R.
Knight J.
Murray J. A.
Savage Oeo. Jf.
Thomas A. P.
White J. E.
Walters Jennie
S. II. GREEN, Postmaster.
Kaslo, B. 0��� May 28,1898.
If you want the news while it
it IS news, subscribe for tho
Kaslo Morning News. Its
only $1 per month	
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Armstrong returned trom Nelson Friday. Mr. Armstrong has completely recovered from
his recent Illness.
Messrs. Twombly and Swan who have
obtained the contract for cutting and
capping the piles on the big trestle
started a gang- of men to work yesterday morning.
Mrs, goyt, Mrs. Twombly, Mrs. Lott
Just       \
A Seasonable Line of
Fine Groceries .
Including Such Delicacies as
Smyrna Dried Figs. Preserved New Orleans Figs.
Rum Lai Tea.   Chase & Sanborn's Coffees.
And ull Noted Brands of Coifue, Mecca, Moclia and Java.
Cross & BlackWell'fl Pickles.
Patterson's Chutney Pickles.    French mustard.
Sliced Smoked Beef and the Noted Beef Extract, Bovril.
Wo can furnish almost any thing desired in the
Grocery Line.    But thai is not all.
Our Men's Furnishing Goods.
Continue to comprise the Largest and Finest Assortment in tho city.   Call
and see them.
Corner A Avenuoand Third Struct, Kaslo, B. C
Willey, Mrs. St. John, Miss Blackburn, and Miss St. John all went up to
Kasio to take in tho eclobrntion.
Mr. J. M. Patterson the druggist, has
moved his stock to the building next
the Klondike hotel, where he will have
more room to display his large stock of
drucs perfumes, stationary, etc.
Mr. Gus.Behan, the harbor, received
word Saturday night that his wife, who
resides at Pilot Bay, had fallen and
broke hor leg and sprained her ankle.
Sho was taken,to tho Nelson hosj-iral
for treatment.
While Mr. Scott Willey was putting
his brother's race horse on  the wharf,   She Is a horrible bight to  look  upon
torprisingdruggist, arrived here from
Nelson Friday. She will will make
Kuskonook her home.
J. C, McDonald, a mining oxport of
Kaslo, was sent down hore by the owners at tho Last Chance to inspect the
property and mako an export report.
A bout thirty persons took advantage
of tho excursion on the steamer Ainsworth, up Duck lake as farasO'Leary's
second campon the 24th. On the way up
the party landed at tho Indian camp,
and viewed the poor lo in ull bis love-
lim ..-;. In tho camp is au old squaw
who ls supposed to be  100   year's  old.
to bo shipped to Kanlo to inn thero on
the 24th, the horse took fright and
threw himself injuring his shoulder so
Ler skin is dry and wrinkled, and Bhe
appears to be suffering from some scalp
disease.   Captain Lane took a picture
badly that  ho will   be   unable to run  of tho party horo after which he run
for some time.
Tho steamor Vixen brought Mr. J.
H. Gray, laud commissioner of thc i
Kaslo & Slocan and party down from
Kaslo last weok. He proceeded up
Duck lako to relocate certain lines that
the building of the Crow's Nest had
thrown out, and to look after thc interests of his company generally.
Mr. G. Grundy will take charge of
tho work that Mr. Drury left unfinished.
The steamer Ainsworth missed her
Wednesday run to Bonner's Ferry
Monday on account of her increased
trado on Duck lake.
T. W. Turley, who has been connected with Dairy's engineering corps
will leave for Chili shortly.
3. J. Marks of tho 20-Mile house
brought in some samples of froo milling quartz, from his claim on Goat
Kiver. A tou of tho surface showings
wont as high as S2*>,0(ld in gold.
Mr. J. Kennedy, who until recently
has been connected with  tho C. P. K.
up to 0'I.eary's camp, where tho party
agfi.i went ashore, Tho only thing
wtr hy of note here, outside ofthe
Ion;.' rows of log bunk houses, divided
off like horse stalls, were Jack O'-
Loary's bull pups, of which there aro
quite a numbor. On tho return trip a
call was made at the Duck Creek hotel where tho excursionists partook of
some much neodod refreshments. After getting refreshed somewhat, running and jumping were indulged in by
several members of the party. Music
was furnished throughout the trip by
Messrs.Blanchard and Chriswell.
Tho officers of the steamer Nelson
invitod the citizens of Kuskonook to a
dance on board tho boat last Saturday
night. The lower deck was cleared
and hung all around with flags. About
20 couple were in attendance and indul-
i ged in the innocent amusement till
late in tho night Parser Jones acted
as master of ceremonies, and he filled
the bill to perfo.'tion. An excellent
lunch was served   by   Stewart  Kelly,
storo hore, loft on tho Alberta Thurs- j nmi n"9 assistants who done everything
day for Spokane to join tho volunteer*   i��� their power to please   their  guests.
to fight for his country. "Kenny" us he . Phonograph selections were given dtir-
was familiarly known,  will   be greatly
missed among tho boys, who all wisli
him a safe return from  the field of j casion was the beautiful now uniform
ing  the  intermissions    between   the
dances.   Ono of tho features of the oc-
battle, whore he   will   no doubt cover
himself with glory.
of tho officers worn for the first  tithe.
Before breaking up the dance, Captain
E. H, Drury, who has been engineer | Robinson made a speo.h in whi..h he
in charge of the second section oat 1 expressed his pleasure in seeing such
frcm Kuskonook, has been appointed j a nice turn out, and that in the near
chief engineer of the Manitoba and i future he would again have the pleas-
Southeastern, which is to be built into  ���>������  of meeting them on   board  his
the Rainy river mining country.     He
and Mrs. Drury made the Searchlight
boat.    After passing a vote of  thanks
to the officers and crew the party sang
a pleasant call before their departure j "God Save the Queen" and dispersed,
Mrs. J. M. Patterson, wife' of our en-
having spout a most enjoyable evening.
���Kuskonook Seai-ohlight. THE TEN THOUSAND IMMUNES.
Colonels   Seleeted   From   Ai m   the
���lent O-ftoera In the ResuUr Service���Generill Slinfler Huh IsniiiiiimI
("oiniunnd of the Fifth Army
New York, May 21.���A special to the
Tribune from Washington suys:
The intention of the war department
10 force the Cuban campaign waa suf*
ciently indicated by tlie stops taken today for the speedy mobilization and
equipment of the immune regiments authorized by congress last week
In of Inestlmnble Vnlue to the firow-
Iiik Croon.
r.'ilouse. Mcy '22.���A refreshing rain,
which is of Inestimable value to growing
crops fell here last night. Rain began
falling about S o'clock and continued nearly all night ln a steady fall, which wot the
ground to a depth of several Inches. It ls
Impossible to estimate the value of this
tain, which means hundreds of thousands
of dollars to this country A large yield
of fail and early spring sown wheat will
make a fair crop If no more rain falls.
provided there arc no hot winds. Some of
the latest sow-inn has not yet come up and
would not had it not been for thl�� rain.
Now it will come up at once and is almost
certain to make a fair crop.
Hnln  Was  l.enernl.
The rain was general    throughout    the
Palouse country.    People on the train report a hard rain all down the line as far
.  , .    , , .  , . ,     . , as Genesee,  where rain  fell steadily and
rhls law, which empowers the president I har(J M night.  Reports from  Bndicott
;ind Winona say a hard rain fell there,
and lt Is believed to have extended over
all of Ihe Inland Empire. Near EndiCOtt
there are hundreds of acres of volunteer
wheat just ready to head out and this was
n, edlng rain quite badly. The rain of HUB
night   Insures  a   big yield  of  this  grain
to authorize an additional volunteer force
not exceding 10,000 enlisted men "possessing immunity from tlie diseases incident to tropical climates," will be itu-
inediiitely put into effect by the formation of six regiments of nearly 1000 men
Prospect of n l.nr|i'e Frnll Crop-.
MnrveyorM l.oentliiK' nn ExtenMlon
of the Vancouver, Kiiekitnt &
Ynkliiin. Itnlli'onil���Work on the
KxleiiMlt.il of the  I'al.siise  llrnneh.
Wulln Walla merchants are shipping
large quantities of potatoes to Kansas and
othel states.
Threshing is progressing nicely north
of  llarUine in Lincoln county, and con-
haa been laid to the Clearwater, nnd is
there is any delay in ninning trains into
lewiston by July 1 it will be because
of the failure to complete the bridge
across the Clearwater. The warm weather
of the past few days has caused the river
to rise rapidly, which makes more difficult and dangerous the work of building
the bridge. The only grading that remains to be done is on the south side of
Uie river, which will take about one
month's work.
Edward MeConville, who has been mustered in as a major, First Idaho volunteers, wns ixirn in Cape Vincent, N. Y7
June 25, 1840. He was educated at tlio
university of Syracuse. On the breaking
out of the War he went with the Twelfth
New  York volunteers as drummer boy
siderable of the grain proves to be but ]n 18(j3( whpn the time of the enli8tmenl
slightly damaged or not damaged at all. j of the re^meni 0Xpiled, he re-enlisted in
The members of company II, First regi- j the Thirtwnth New York cavalry and
ment, N. Q. W., at Seattle, have organized j ^..j until September, 1805, being mushy electing 0. II. Crane captain: .���-�� i tcred out as a swrond lieutenant. He sub-
E. Carroll, first lieutenant; Thomas H. __quenay served eight yeaM tttte Twen*
Gamble, second lieutenant., tv-lirst infantry, being first  sergeant of
Whatcom county reports that pros- Company <i, during seven vcars of that
poets for a large fruit crop could not be ,M.riod. "when the Nez I'erce war broke
better, and judging from the appearance
Tributes nt Home nnd Abroad���Xh-
tl.niiil uud Lulls Limit Grief for
IliiKlaiul �� Illustrious Stllt.-Mliiiin
nnd Citizen���0|ipreHned People*
Remember His Service. In Their
Helm If.
Mm iu M\  ���.-;���.���:11.-.11 ��� in  man,   ,.  i,  ,     ��� ,     I,,       . ���"",., ���",,��� I out '"  1W7  he was placed in eontmiind
tch, to be recruited In the gulf states. ^^^U^tv^tniiT the \ f *��� ��E" "l? "VU>U1 ��f .'",y WU1 "��*��  of tbe north Idaho volunteers ns colonel
Assurances   from   that   section   are   tO|,,e!\  of  spirits  this   morning,   und   while   in quantitj   all expo
Ihe elfeet that these men arc practically I few had any grave fear    ������!
ready for mustering in and arc awaiting
damage   Iiy
orders will be issued to them I heretaat nT��"ht, adding thousands of bush- I public works, the chief of police and the
els to the grain crop of the couniry. v*. iiiie  ,.i,i,,f ,,f the lire department to notify iill
no measurements were taken, it Is BJ���* I men in any of their departments that any
muled that ���*��"����    J��� Lf ������,,. who enlist ,������v  have the ..ss,,,-|        ��*P*';'"<��'   l*<>��tlcdge,   of   the  mounted
during the night, and tbe pros] ects we . __,������.   police, has returned to Great Fills from
good for more rain.  This rain relieves all lance that their places will  be reserved   ��� .....
lmmeddate need, and if another good nun I f01. them and restored if ths war should
falls by  the middle of June an  Immense , (.|()w wiUlin  U|(, ]if|. ���,��� Uw  plt.Kt.nl vHy
equipment. Nearly all of them have had
military training and confidence is expressed that they can be made ready for
active service within 10 days.
lt is significant that if immunes arc
needed at all in the Cuban campaign they
are especially adapted for service there in
the Immediate future and that if the campaign was to be abandoned until fall there
would be need to raise this force hurriedly in the month of May.
Tho president today selected the colonels of these immune regiments from
among the liest officers in the regular
senice and
tomorrow to hurry soulh and liogin the
���election of their commands, reporting
for duty to the Fourth corps, under Major (ieneral Coppinger at Mobile.
lt is expected that the four regiments
of ImmuneS commanded by officers from
Ihe regular army Will be recruited wholly
from the colored population, who, it is
believed, will be least susceptible to climatic Influences. .Many colored militia
organisations in the south have already
tudcred their services and many of tlicni
will doubtless be accepted. Up to the present time only four colored companies have
been mustered into the regular army.
Slinfler i.t Titiiipn.
Tampa, Fla., May 21.���Major Ueneral
Shatter today assumed formal oommand
of the Fifth army corps, composed of the
regular and volunteer troops stationed
at Tampa and vicinity, (ieneral Wade
and his stall' leave for C'hickumaugii tonight. Unusual activity again prevails
in army circles here and Important developments are expected in the near future.
Senrly   All   lu.
Washington, May 21, ��� One hundred
and three thousand volunteers have been
mustered Into the service of the United
States according to the reports to Adjutant (Ieneral Corbin, and by next week
the officials hope that every niaii of the
125,000 called for will have taken the
oath to protoct'the United States government in its war with Spain
Fruit prospects were never better thnn
in this portion of the Yakima vulley, is
the report from  North  Yakima.     Prospects are that growers will have to thin
drouth,  the   rain  removes  all  doubt
insures another  season of prosperity  for
not   onlv  the  farmers  but  all  classes of
people In this country.    The sky is cloudy
loday and more riln Is expend.
Ilnir nn Inch ni Colfax. I ing for the coddling moth is now going
Colfax. May 22.-Rain began falling here   on
For four years he has been colonel of tlie
Uniform Hunk, K. of P., of this state,
ln 1801 Major MeConville was appointed
by President Harrison to the position of
superintendent  of    the   Indian  training
lown the crop by at least one-half. Spray-   S(,h()()1 ���, K()rt Upvvili> wWoh p<,sition he
has held up to the present time.
,i 7 o'clock and continued all of last
night, wetting the ground to a depth of
several Inches. About half ar. inch of
water fell. This will be of vasl benefit
lo growing crops, lute sown grain being
especially In need of rain. All danger or
damage from dry weather is now removed
and the prospects for u large yield ol
grain could nol he better.
OHk.es.dnlc   llellixlited.
May 22.���A welcome rain fell |
Lumber shipments by water from Grays
Harbor points during the month of April
amounted to s.nio.ooo feet, divided us follows: lloquium. ten cargoes, 8,862,000
feet; Aberdeen, eleven cargoes, 3,:i88,000
feet; Cosmopolls, six cargoes, 1,670,000
Notice has been given by Mayor Nick-
eus   of  Tacoma   to   the   commissioner  of
Wheat is being marketed in large quantities at Kalispell.
Private Monroe and Private O'Leury,
of Company M, served under Gordon in
quelling the Chinese rebellion, and it is
said that each is wonderfully proficient
in the use of chop sticks. Each speaks
the Chinese language fluently, and should
the regiment be ordered to Manila they
will run up to Hong Kong and visit old
eriln eron Is assured.    Every one teeii en- |
1 _nd the financial outlooU administration
his patrol in the Yukon country, having
made the 1100-mile trip to Fort. Simpson,
at the mo'iitli of the Liard. and returned
.on-aged today
is very bright
iisi.sieiiiu  m  l.uiuii. a number of. years a resident of Golden-
,_,l���h.   May 22, Farmers in  this vleln- [ dale, is reported to be with Admiral Dew-1 T^!"'  ������*��������   !���*<"���>d.    >������   .P*-'1^1
Ily are Jubilant over the   line  rains    Uie , ,.v  ������   (|u.   flagship  Olympia.    It   is   gen-
last 21 hours nnd all  feel   assured   of   **: ,.*,a||y believed he u serving a�� ft barber,
Lynch served as drum major and bugler.
,. ;���  i ,i   ,,   this i Edward Lynoh, his son. is said to be a
Davenport,  May M.���Bain  fell in   tins, :,,.,,���    ,, 1     ���
setion last night and means 11 big yield,   sailor on   the  battleship  Oregon,   having
enlisted while the Oregon was on 1'iiget
Around Spruaue. I      u (|l(v ������-._���* meelng ���f the State Den*
Spraguc.  Wash..  May 22.���A  heavy and I
most needed  rain  fell  last  night   In   this
sietion.    farmers  report    the    hit
grain looking blighted on aooOUnl  01  dry < lyon ol Olympia;  first vice president, \\
weather  and   fears  were  entertained   fori |.;   Bulthart of Tiieoma:  second vice pros-I
iilent, .1. N. Prattler of Seattle; treaseurer,
.1'. K. Banks of Yakima. The following! ,',-"lm"'<1 "*Mm ,tlus Hamc b","\ mA m
were elected delegates lo the National��� ��*****��W��t "' *"���� same regulations are
Dental Association of North  America to. "���"'lliug   tt   the   rejection  of   large   per
good crop.
It,tin   In   Ilie   III*  llend.
If   no   hot   winds   or blights   appear   the
nop will  be as  heavy as lasl year.
Ihe crop. The early sown grain was looking well, 'however. It was greatly benefited by the rain.
Thomas Lynch, an old soldier, and for   ,0  "���-<>'��'"><"��. ��> ������������ SHUT miles, by dog
' trail, in three months and  10 da vs.    In-
heallli, and his only regret is that his
, patrol did not continue farther and
\ through   to  Dawson  City,   which  lie   is
confident ba could have reached by the
1 end of April.
Company  A of Great, Falls broke thc
record   upon  eMimitiation  for  mustering
i in and did not have a single man rejected
out of inoie than  1(H) who were brought
i to thi' city. The record is considered by
military men as being little short of won
deiful, especially when it is considered
that   the   examinations   in   other   states
tal Society at. Tacoma, the following of*
���.,ii  floors were elected 1   President, P. 11. Car*
Vnicrlvllll*   to   Cut   tlie   < allies   From
Thut Point.
Madrid, May 11).���A dispatch from Havana   says   that  Santiago  de  Culm   has
  j convene at Omaha in August:      H. F.
Kslicliuun,  W.   17   ISurkhiirt. of  Tacoma;
B, S. Scott of Kllensbiirg; C. A. Holmes,
K.   1).  AndrtlS of Seattle;   1*.   11.  Ciuiyon
of  tllyinpin.
A party of III surveyors, connected with
been bombarded, but "no great damage lh.' Vancouver, Klickubit & Yakima rail-
. has been done." < ������**������������> "���'e ��������� tne vicinity of Trout Lake.
I'robnlily True. j at work locating an extension of the road.
cl.h.n.m   T\tnv   In \   siieeial    In    the i'i hey are on a three weeks' survey over
The mustering in of the regular iirmv       ( btcago,  may   1,1.���A  sptctat    w    ""��� \        ��� . _*      ,
branch, with the view to incLing it to ^ Daily News from Washington says; * he pro h m I line ot road.   The p. in*
till.tHHI men. conliinies salisfactorilv. |     Although nothing ollicial is given out j ">1>'<1  oMept of the trip       to ma k    .
General Merritt was af. the war depart-1 at the navy department, the opinion  |s  *   ';', ,,,,,'       7 - ,.7,,;'"f   terminating   the   bad  element  from   thc
cut  this  morning  completing  arrange-   cautiously expressed that   the    reported   P��-" '�� being   lu  an, oun td   nt  .   ton of, ,     ,    d . ^   vigilantes.
i      i     i       .     t  u.��.!...,.  .1..  c,,i��.     ij   the company to make a considerable ex- ��� .      , J��� _, ���   ,,
bombardment  of  Santiago  de  Culw    is i     -' ^,      *-      Companv   ., of Helena, 1'list Montana
probably true.    A large number of Am-!1������1  fcn�� l,ll's,"lt J<"'r"    A  P<>rt,��"."'
Dr. i.eroy Southinayd of the stall' of
surgeons among Mon tuna volunteers is,
while a young man, an o... inner at the
same time. iie was born in Madison
county, "in the gulch," as the, pioneers
of that section say, and is a graduate of
Ann Arbor university. He practiced medicine at. White Sulphur springs a time
and is consequently well known there.
His nnme is a famous one in Montana.
Leroy Soiithninyd, his fiuner, having ta
ken a prominent part iu the work of ex
ment  this  morning  completing  arrange
ments and  receiving    final    instructions
prior to his departure for San Francisco
and Manila.
UriMiis.'s (..mil   Work.
Chattanooga,   May   21.���All   the   regiments in camp at Chickaniaugii have settled down to hard work and are doing
erican vessels are there and one of the
Special missions to which they have been
the erew  are working toward  th
along the line of the old Hunt survey
lis  citv i'nul"t'.'''   hi   ""   longer  without  a  eoni-
nvev  "    niandcr.   A. L. Duncan, county attorney
practical training in the art of war. The U'nbn, two running to Jamaica und one
businesslike methods employed by Gen-1 to Hayti. They are British property, but
oral Brooke will make the army available! they either huve heen or will be cut to
for active service much earlier .thun many j prevent Blanco from communicating with
army officers believed possible. ! Madrid or    any    port   or other outside
Supplies of every description continue | point. The outlook for a naval battle
to pour in. The indications arc that the i within 24 hours is considered promising,
entire army will he equipped during the i Moro  l.iithi   llnrnlnu.
.... -,i   _    ���    i i    , i of Missoula County, has been  appointed
,        , . ,    ,        , i   f   .        The war with Spam has made two vu- '     ,,      *" ,      1'
usMgned is tho cutting of the cable from ' .   .      ,,,���,,,     captain  of    the   company   by   Governor
,,   f " caneios m  the family circle of the Rev.    ,'.,, ,   , , ... ,
Ul::,   ,K)lt'      .. ,,        . '      ,.,       ,     :Mvi-nn Kclls, the well known missionary i N""th" ��"d   later  was  mustered  ,n  and
Ihere are three cables at Santiago '1�� i ,lttll(, skvk()11lish lmlillu ..^...^..i,,,,, aml | commissioned. Captain Duncan will take
Hawarden F.ngland, May 19.���Mr.Glad-
stoue died at 5 o'clock this morning, aged
88 vears.
Gladstone had been unconscious practically all day though at times he seemed
to recognize for a moment some of the
watchers about him. Certnainly he did
recognize his wife who snt beside him all
day except when thc physician prevailed
ti|>on her to rest. She tenderly clasped
her husband's hand as she watched him.
Apparently he slept a good deal; occasionally he uttered a few- words in an incoherent dremy way���words which those
who were watching were unable to catch.
Their only consolation was that he was
not sulVering pain. No narcotics were administered.
Throughout the whole kingdom every
public gathering udded its words of grief
to thc volume of national mourning
clearly voiced in the telegram from the
Prince of Wales to Mr. Herbert Gladstone ;
"My thoughts are with you your mother unit your family ut this trying time
you are exjM'ricncing. God grunt that
your father docs not suffer:
Ilu re.mi r��   Wan  Overcome.
At a banquet "f the Home Counties'
liberal Federation lust evening Sir William Vernon Harcotirt the liberal house
of commons leader, insteud of delivering
an important party attack, only uttered'
a few words of grief and left the room.
The Duke of Devonshire, speaking beforo
the Empire League, referred touchingly
to the mournful scenes at Hawarden.
"where the greatest of Englishmen was
slowly passing uwny."
In other places, Lord Horatio Davis.
Lord George Hamilton, the secretary of
state for India; Henry Caniplioll-l.annei-
ii iu ti and many others in London an well
us in Brimingham, Swansea, Cardiff, Liverpool, Edinburgh and elsewhere at all
sorts of gatherings, politicians, divines,
agitators, reformers and women���joined
in the expression of national and individual grief while the press without exception published columns of detail and columns of editorial comment.
K*. in until v    Mir.,ml
lt wits the topic of the hour in Great.
Britain, but abroad the. evidences of sympathy were almost as universal. M.
Fuiire, president of Prance, daily inquired ami has regularly received every bulletin. The press of Belgium, France, Italy
und Greece, in spontaneous outburst, recalled how tunny oppressed peoples during Mr. Gladstone's life havo offered
hymns of praise for his intervention in
their behalf; while in Madrid even, tlie
prospect of his death has caused a 24-
hours' suspension of war animosity
against England.
Not the least point in this tribute to
Mr. Gladstone wiib its profound unanimity.
Mnn   1 riinslHe,, b    KnthUKlimtlc    Welcome to the ( Ill/en  Soldiers.
the place offered to .lohn M. hvans of
Missoula, who found  that  he could  not
next   two   weeks.    The   park   army   now
numbers nearly 88,000 men and each day
adds ii few  thousand.
a writer of considcraoie prominence, especially on early life in the Northwest, in- ,
,-  *         .ii                    ri:    ���,     ' settle up his business atluirs in tune to
din it   customs  and   languages.    His  son,,          ....          .       .     ������
,,,,,, ,    ,,,,,., i ,.,-      uo with the regiment,    ihe new captain
Arthur 11., who was in I'.llensburg when   B ���**-** r
., ,,   , ,     , .      ",   .        was  once  coininundiint  of  the   Virginia
the call   for Volunteers  was.issued,  wus1     .... ,.        h
one of the tlrst to respond, and iufoniia   nnl.Ury school ut^ex.ngton, \ ���.
his parents by mi... that he will go to the j VOLUNTEERS.
front when his company gets orders. An- i �������� ���'������'*"���*���    iJV����    "���*���     * ���*������""���" ���m.n.sw
�� In. Was Hzpoaed In an  Alleiunt  lo
I'lek ii  I'-lwht.
A sportsman from tha northjucklssa^nil
still   hopeful,   was  progressing along   the
bank of an Arkansas creek one afternoon
when he came upon a moss grown old tut
five engaged in pulling cattish out of tlie
water with much frequency,
"Fishing seems to he pretty good here?'
tentatively suluted the newcomer
[announces the arrival there of ths Qer*
man   warship  Geicr.    The  dispatch  says
[ the  vessel   did   nol   salute  the American
,   squadron cither by guns or Hug, but paid
the   usual   compliments  to   the     Spanish
The    .Mine    imHie,     look-l     !    U.lt    ^   ^    ^f   ���'��,-1'"''l��'r   <"^   ^V^7
replied, but pulled    out    another    fish. J* ,'*trT_lL ~fdtal VW<* "P0"    th"
Thinking the old ma,, might be deaf, the  Sl"'m"11 '"���,1""'""-s"
On   Board   the  Associated   Press    Ms-jother  son, Chester, ut school  in  Coup.- ! ���,  Holdlt.��� Kllle.l ..���,. Kutnll,
patch Bout Wanda Kev West, May IB.���  villc, has also joined a companv there and! ... .  ...      ���...,���  __>���__.���.
..,,,,. .  . . , ,, Injlireu   in  u   i ruin   �� reeKs
Moro light is still burning at night and   is drilling daily, hoping to be culled. \ 	
absolute quiet, prevails along the Culiiin Iteports received from different parts
coast. Rumors of heavy tiring off Oar* 1 of Clark county show there are most fa-
denas on Monday hud their origin in the voruhlc prospects for un eiiorinotis crop
target practice of some of the gunboats | of prunes and all varieties of fruit the
on the hull of u sunken schooner between j coming season. The climatic conditions
Cardenas and   Mantanzas. . ' so fur this spring have been all (hat could
Isieriuiini*, at llnvuun. be desired  and  Contrary  to   Ihe  general
Madrid,  May   111,-A  Havana  dispatch   nile,   no  discouraging   reports   whatever
northerner   repeated   his    observation.
Again he received no answer, and thc old
fellow jerked out another tish.
"I say," volunteered the sportsman, for
the third time, "fishing seems to he pretty good here?"
"Who'n h���1 snys it hain't?" growled the
native, unhooking a mammoth catfish,
"I know what you're up to, doggawn ye!
Ye want to pick a fight out of me!"���
New York World.
It is claimed that there are over 1200
independent telephone exchanges in the
United States. The largest, at Detroit,
has 0000 subscribers.
It is said that flies confined in a case
with cigarettes will die in less than five
\civ   lilnliu   liuiili.m.n.
Hois,, Idaho, May 21.���It is the purpose
of Ihe state administration to recruit
the national guard of the sbito a once,
The recruiting of the volunteer regiment
absorbed all of the companies bul two
in the Coeur d'Alenes. Adjutant General
Weaver has gone to wurk to raise new
eomimnles. antf hopes to get them uniformed *an<l equipped promptly. A company, under the laws of Idaho", must
have not le^s than 24 privates, nor more
then (ft In order to organize It Is necessary to petition the governor, the petition being signed  by at least 24.
The Eiffel tower is eight inches shorter
in winter than in Bummer.
Tlie queen of Madagascar dresses in thc
Paris mode, but goes barefooted.
It was 300 years ago in Florence that
the first grand opera was produced.
have up to this time been received from
any section, lu the orchards near the
Columbia and in thc lower latitudes the
prunes are said lo be already advanced
beyond all danger of damage by frost
or cold ruins, and those on the higher
lands, remote front the river, where the
fruit season is from one to two weeks
later, the damage is pttst.
The sixth nnnuiil convention of the
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of
North Idiiho district, will convene at lewiston on the first, second and third of
Two Indians accomplished n perilous
undertaking the other day on the Clearwater at I.ipwai. They were anxious to
cross, and not wishing to take the time
to go down the river five miles to thc
ferry, they drove their horses into the
river, which is a raging torrent, and hanging to their tails, reached the other side
safely. A large crowd witnessed the
foolhardy trick.
Work on the extension of thc Palouse
branch of the N. P. railroad is being
pushed ahead, about 150 meu being employed on thc grading work.   The track
Chattanooga, May 21. ��� One man is|
dead and two fatally injured us u result
I Of the wreck this morning on tlie railway
between Chattanooga uml the volunteer
camp ul Chickunuiugii.   The deud und injured   all   belong   lo   the   First   regiment,
Iof Missouri volunteer infantry.   The listi
< of fatalitiesi
George  Walker, artificer, Company D,
\ dead.
Alfred l_ine, private, both legs broken,
i will die.
Harvard Hurluski, private, leg broken,
I Internally  injured, will die.
K. K, Richards, first lieutenant Company H, badly cut ubout thc units and
There were many others badly, but not
fatally injured.
The military train wus standing on the
truck just beyond the crossing of the
licit Line, half mile from Kossville. It
was crushed inlo by the regular southbound passenger train, the locomotive of
which jammed into the horse cur of the
rear of the military train and completely
wrecked this and the baggage car, which
was the next one forward. Tlie killed
and badly injured men were all on the
horse ear. The, horses of the officers, valuable nnintals, were all  killed.
The forward coach of the military train
was badly shaken up, but none of the occupants were injured.
The first printing press in the United
States was introduced in 1029.
San Francisco, May 21.���Over 3000 volunteers arrived this morning from eastern states. All night long trains bearing
the troops were rushed into Oakland, the
lust section arriving about 7 this morning.
When the men arrived inside of the
buy they were taken in charge by the Indies of the Ked Cross society, who had
been up all night preparing refreshments
for them. Kach man wag served with
sandwiches nnd coffee and presented with
n California rose. The men were overwhelmed with kindness and gave cheer
upon cheer for tne society.
As they marched up Market street on
their wny to their camping grounds, they
were given ii reception iiy thousands of
people who lined the sidewalks. Flags
were waved nnd us they passed the street
corners the soldiers were showered wish
There are now 11,000 of Uncle Sam's
men now quartered in the city nnd about
8000 more arc scheduled to arrive next
The Nebraska volunteers nre fortunate
in thut they brought 10 duys' rations.
Hence there hits been no opportunity for
complaint in the serving of meals at
proper hours. Tlie men assigned to duty
in the cook's department, were not forced
lo forage for combustibles and in this
respect the Nebmskans have fared better
thnn most of the volunteers when they
lirst arrived.
Wnnt   Service Wilh   Merritt.
AVashington, May 21.���Colonel Russell
15. Harrison has submitted a petition to
the   department  asking  that  the  159th j|
Indiana be assigned to service in the Pril- '*
Senator Teller haa also presented a request of the Colorado infantry to be sent j
with General Merritt.
The attendance at public schools in*
Italv in 1870 was 201,032, while now it is!
2.471,688. II
In many parts of France the coffin of jl
a peasant woman ia borne to tlie gravelf
upon the shoulders of women. j sdsMfiJ-stMHSi
Ilnslness Pointers���Personnl Notes���
Curious Facts���Record of Crimen
nnd Casualties���1'roa-ress of lliimi-
factorles���Rellsrlous Notes.
It will cost $1,600,000 to feed the Indians on thc various reservations.
The harbor of San Francisco has been
thoroughly mined during the past two
The railroad men in California have
started a fund to build a battleship for
the government.
In Havana meat is $2 a pound and coffee 25 cents a cap. First-class restaurants are guarded by troops.
A heavy rainfall at Key West has filled
the cisterns nnd averted a wter famine
among the troops.
J. S. Collins, a prominent resident of
Topckn, Kan., was mysteriously murdered
in bed at his home.
Weyler and the Carlists and Republican leaders are deliberately planning to
bring on a revolt in Spain.
Food is getting scarcer every dny in
Havana and the insurgents threaten to
cut off the wuter supply.
Three hundred persons hnve been executed in Puerto Rico on charge of treason.
Many families are fleeing to the interior.
The Philippine insurgent chief Aguin-
aldo has issued a proclamation to his followers at Manila to obey the orders of
Admiral Dewey.
A warning to all local boards of health
in Pennsylvania against the dunger of
smallpox has been sent out by the state
board of health.
Spaniards at Manila refuse to submit to
tho Americans and Admiral Dewey is unwilling to bolnbard the town. lib hopes
lo starve them out.
(ireat liritain hus us many war vessels
in Asiatic waters us France, ltussia and
Germany combined, and they arc far more
modern nnd powerful.
Many wealthy Philippine families are
going back to the islands from Hong
Kong nnd nre taking the oath of alio
gianoe to the United Stntes.
James (i. Longstrrrt son of General
��� lames A. Longstreot. has just lieen commissioned us second lieutenant in a buttery of light artillery ut Atlanta, (la,
Joseph Leiter, the phenomenal grain
manipulator of Chicago, hus announced
thnt he will retire from the business when
he has sold out his cash holdings.
Several decided improvements liavc been
added to the plans of four now monitors
for our navy whieh will render them practically indestructible except by torpedoes.
Correspondence outlining the whole
scheme for revolution in Italy bus been
seized hy the police at tlie residence of
Mme. Kulicieff, tlie noted Nihilist in
The restoration of Independence hall,
Philadelphia, has progressed so rapidly
that it is expected the formal opening of
the historic structure can bo held on the
Fourth of July.
The Mexican minister at Washington
has been informed by his government that
Mexico hus taken all necessary precautions to prevent Spanish filibustering ex-
pedit.ioiis from invading Texus.
Pocking und shipping firms o. Chicago
have asked congress to impose retaliatory
duty against, France on account ol rates
fixed by that country on lard und sausage from the United States.
The house of representatives has adopted the resolution to submit to the states
a proposition to amend the constitution
so as to provide for tlie election of senators
by a direct vote of the people.
Spanish refugees recently arrived in Jamaica from Havana say that poor people
uie dying of starvation in Havana while
even the soldiers are wretchedly fed. Row
food costs in the market about $5 per day
for a single person.
A Now York dispatch says that in consequence of the lack of greenbacks treasury notes and silver certificates the United States is paying out gold over the
counter as well as settling its debit balance at the clearing house in gold.
The navy department it is said, will
not send coul to tho Philippines, as it is
probable that Dewey hus ull he needs.
It is known that thero was a large amount
of coul stored at Manila und this must
have been captured by Dewey.
Tho I'uiiitoii electric boat, it is claimed,
will accomplish the feat of crossing the
Atlantic in three days. The speed claimed
is forty knots on hour. The noise inci-
dei t to steamship machinery will, it is
snid, bo done away with, and the saving
in coal be one-half. The ten propellors
will be screws driven by dynamos.
According to an old docket in the possession of a Muinc justice of the peace
Admiral Dewey was once fined $25 for
thrashing a drunken marine who had
sought a qiiurrel with him during a visit
to the navy yard at Portsmouth. Dewey
paid the $25 cheerfully, remarking that it
was worth that much to have had the
pleasure of thrashing such a disgrace to
the United States navy.
A cablegram from London states that
the one mile paced record of 1:35 3-5,
held jointly by Eddie McDuffle of Boston
and J. W. Stocks of England, has been
broken by J. Piatt Betts, who but recently returned from Australia. Ihe new
time is 1:35 flat,
As the result of recent exchanges between officials of the state department
at Washington and the French embassy
an agreeable understanding is said to
have been reached which gives assurance
of'a continuance ofthe traditional friend*
ship-existing between the United States
und France.
Damage to the amount of $350,000 was
caused at Toledo, Ohio, by a fire wliich
destroyed the six-story building at Superior and Jefferson streets, occupied by
Dowe & Snell, wholesale grocers. The
plant of the Toledo Blade, adjoining, was
considerably damaged. Tho falling of a
wall carried down Fireman Herman T.
Bishop, Kiser Trepinski and Doc Wells,
who are believed to have perished
Paymaster Oeneral Stanton has recommended to Secretary Alger the appoint
ment of 18 additional paymasters for the
army, in uddition to tne 20 now in service.
Oeneral Stanton has also submitted estimates aggregating $30,000,000 for the pay
of the regular and volunteer army for the
six months 'beginning July 1 and ending
December 31, on the basis of the number
of volunteers already called for and the
regular army at its war strength.
'The public and the press at St. Petersburg are not evincing great interest in
tho future of the Philippine islanus. Much
hostility is manifested towarus any
scheme by which the United Stales, Great
Britain and Germany individually or
jointly are to have possession of the islands, and some of the papers urge the
Russian government to endeavor to obtain from Spain a lease of some of the
Philippine islands in order that they may
serve as a Russian base in the Pacific.
The fight at Syaracuse, New York,
tween "Kid" McCoy and Gus Ruhlin, thc
latter of Cleveland, resulted in a victory
for McCoy after 20 rounds, -nree thousand persons were in the Alhambru where
the fight was held. Tliere was little betting on tho result snd the showing made
by Ruhlin was a surprise. He stood a lot
of punishment and was always ready to
come back for more. He was apparently
strong at tho finish. McCoy suys he will
now meet Goddard and then Choynski.
There was a gTetit difference in the weight
of the men McCoy, according to his statement, weighing 157 pounds, and Ruhlin,
according to Billy Madden, his malinger,
tipping the scales st 180 pounds. Sixty
per cent of the gate receipts are to be
divided between the men, McCoy taking
75 per cent and Ruhlin 25 per cent in
place of a $2500 purse.
Thetroops of rough riders at Fort Meade
have orders to start for Cliiektimaugu.
Fully 10,000 peoplpe from the northern
hills cities visited the fort to suy fure-
well to their friends and relatives.
A great fire has broken out in the Zol*
lorn mine in Prussia. It is feared that
at least 45 miners have perished.
The Prix du Jockey Club (French derby), of $27,640, for 3-year-olds, ij miles,
was run Sunduy. ("ardo-Foti wus first,
Dex Second und Cuhnbat third.
Robert J. Dodds, councilman from the
Fourth ward, dropped dead while riding
his bicycle on the I.ike Union path in
.Scuttle, Wash. Mr. Dodds hud been having considerable trouble with his heart,
and to this is attributed his sudden death.
The United States commerce destroyer
Columbia, whieh has been at anchor at
Tompkinsville, coaling and provisioning,
nfter a tour of duty with the North Atlantic patrol, has weighed anchor and proceeded to sea.
An epidemic of measles and pneumonia
.has broken out in the Fifth regiment ot
Missouri volunteers at slefferson barracks.
Six |Hitients ure in a dangerous condition
nnd wero removed to the city hospital loth.-.
The U. S. S. Hist, formerly the yacht
Thespia, hus arrived ut Newport, R. [., for
the Rhode Island naval reserves, who arc
enlisting in the nuyy for patrol duty. She
mounts five guns.
Edward Bellamy, author and humanitarian, died Sunday at his home in Chic-
opee, Mass., in the 49th year of his age.
Present (or the Government.
Newport, R. I., May 24.���Citizens have
inaugurated a movement for the purpose
of having" the people of Rhode Island
build and equip the fastest torpedo boat
destroyer afloat and present it to the government.
Illir   Ore   Hoilv   In    the   Keystone   In
the    Sylvnnlte     District���I'll .-Slump
Mill   In    Pony    tin leh���The    \\ Inse
on   the   Iron    Musk���In   the   Fort
Steele   District.
Transports for HoukIi Riders.
Galveston, May 23.���Orders huve been
received from Washington to ehurter the
steam lighters Bessie und Lstiura. The
belief is prevalent here that the lighters
will bo used in tnin��]Mirting the horses of
the "rough riders," who ure expected to
embark from here for Cuba,
Money for Volunteers.
Washington, May 23,���The house today
passed the senate bill providing for the
payment of volunteers from their enrollment nntl authorizing the secretary of
war to pay the troops embarking for Manila oue month iu advance.
In  the  Semite.
Washington, May 23.���At the opening
of the senate today a communication received from Secretary of War Alger, together with the draft of a bill providing
for the gradual increase in thc number of
officers of the corps of engineers, was
referred to the military affairs committee.
After transacting routine business, consideration of the war revenue measure
was resumed.
The Cherokee boys have Invented a yell
which they roll out on the air with all
the vim of a football team trom a college.    It runs like this:
Cuba, Cuba, bow, wow, wow,
Liberty, liberty, chow, chow, chow-
Vengeance, vengeance, down with Spain!
Iowa, Iowa, remember the Maine.
���Council Bluffs Nonpareil.
The unexplored area of Canada ia 1,-
000,000 square miles.
The new crosscut tunnel on thc Keystone mine readied the footwall Saturday
and the vein was proved to be nbout 10
feet wide between wulls, suys a correspondent, nt Slyvanite, Mont. Drifting was
iminodintely started south along the foot
wall und is now advanced uhout 15 feet.
This will be pushed on until under the big
stope on the upper level, when a crosscut
will be run to the hanging wall. Drifting
will also be done north and a raise will
soon be made from the north drift to the
upper level. Thc big stope referred to on
the upper level was encountered in drifting south on the footwall from the face
of the crosscut tunnel. After drifting
about 45 feet the drift went through two
feet of ore into rock that was supposed
to lie the foot wall. This was cut through
and found to he a horse two feet thick.
It was passed and n tremendous body of
ere wns entered that has since been known
in this camp us the "big stope." This is
now shown to be 55 feet wide and the
hanging wall Is yet to be discovered. This
great oro hotly hits heen explored for 126
feet und its width holds out throughout
that distance. The drift hits been run 200
feet further und now shows about sW
feet of ore in the face. A north drift has
ulso beeu run about 200 feet but no such
immense ore body has been entered as on
the south drift.   However, the drift has
opened up ore varying from five to six
feet wide. It is conservatively estimated
that there is ore enough in sight to keep
th presnt 10-stiimp mill running day and
night for two years.
r* *���**���*��� ..nich.
It is KpOrtod here thut Mr. Craven,
until recently amalgamator nt the Daddy,
will put up n live-Stamp mill this summer
to work some of the ore from I'ony gulch,
between Delta nnd Beuvcr stution, Idaho,
Spokune purties are suid to be behind the
enterprise, which should be u paying one,
us there is some good ore up I'ony gulch.
Years ago there was a mill built tliere
which crushed the rook with rolls instead
of stamps���a method which has proven
a failure on the hurd quartz of the Coeur
d'Alenes. The mistake was also mude of
locating the mill where it wus inconvenient nnd expensive to get the ore to it,
nnd steitui power wus used to mn it. Even
with those disadvantages it, was almost
a success, and it is confidently boneved
that mills driven by water und suitably
located would prove that there are a number of mines in thut region that wUl pay
for working und some that will be profitable.
Since the old mill���the Fny Templeton
��� closed down thero has been nothing done
on I'ony exeept assessment work, and the
region which ut one time was a promising
one, has nearly dropped out of sight. The
Fay Templeton property was reincorporated hist fall, some of the prominent mining men of tlie south fork becoming interested iu it, and it wus then understood
that arrangements would be mnde this
spring to work the property on a business
bnsis, with the expectation that some
money would be made from it. The old
mill was torn out, the boiler being sold
to the revivification works at Murray, but
there tho work ceased, and nothing more
hus been heard regit rding it.
The Iron Mask.
The winze on the Iron Musk, near Ross
land, has reached tlie 105-foot level below
thc main tunnel, which is equivalent to a
depth from thc surface of 305 feet, the
deepest workings yet opened on the property. About two feet, of excellent shipping
ore has been disclosed in the winze. In
the west drift on the main tunnel level u
raise in under way to open ground for
sloping. The raise is disclosing some
good ore. From the annual report of the
minister of mines, the production of lode
properties , in the year 1897, was .$20,547.
This was lead and silver. In 181)3 the
flrst 1170 unces of gold wus reported, total values, $21)7,400. Copper wus first
marketed in 181)4, there being 324.680
pounds, valued at $111,234. The total of
the lode mineral values for the year 1807
was $7,052,431. From the year 1887 to
1H!)8, 10 yours, British Columbia produced
from her lode mines $15,004,427.
Montana (ity Placers.
The prospecting operations on bed rock,
conducted by means of a large centrifugul
pump on the placer grounds near Montana
City has led to the employment this season of a steam shovel and other modern
gold saving appliances such as is in successful use at Bannuck and elsewhere on
formerly rcih surface placer grounds, in
this state. Part of the machinery is already on the ground, and the work of getting it in position for actual operation
is being pushed without delay. Last season's prospecting thoroughly demonstrated the fact that the actual bed rock of
the placers at Montana City had not only
never been molested but that they are
rich in gold, a fact which haa always
been maintained by miners familiar with
the ground, and the installation of the
dredge process to save the gold will be
watched with great interest by everybody
interested in the. development of that section of the country.
The  North  Star.
One of the largest mining deals of the
year is reported to be progress of nego
tiation at Fort Steele in the Kast Koote-
nuy district. A huge English syndicate,
basked by the Rothschilds, Is negotiating
for the piirchiiKO of the famous North
Star mine on u basis of $3,000,000. One
of the principal owners of the mine, 1).
1). .Mann, has been given authority to sell
by the other owners, and it is reported
that negotiations are progressing favorably. The North Stur is one of the oldest
locutions in the Fort Steele district and
tliere ure millions of dollars worth of ore
in sight. It hits heen under development
for a number of years und only the luck
of adequate transportation fucilities has
prevented the property from taking a foremost rank among the silver mines of thc
Yntlr Camp.
A one-fourth interest in the Plymouth
or Narmo C. group bus lieen sold to Thomas Kereeme of Rossland for $4000 cosh.
This property is close to the Tumaroc and
hits a fine, well defined ledge running
across the entire claim which runs high
in gold and copper. 'Ilie group was owned by John P. C'urtin Temple .Seeley and
Thomas Stuck of Rossland. Temple Seeley was the one who disposed of his interest. Considerable work has been done
on the Plymouth. It is said work will be
commenced on the group ut un curly date.
J, P. Rogers of St. Mary's, Ont., has par*
hased one-half interest in the Ollie claim
on Round mountain, close to the Flossie
K��� und owned hy T. A. Mills und others.
The transaction wus a cash deal but the
price wa.s not mnde public.
From Meyers Falls.
Meyers Kails -The owners of the Rustler claim hnve mnde un important discovery on their claim, The ledge is about
til) feet wide und is well mineralized. The
claim wus only located a few days ngo,
und ill view of the discovery just made
they will go on with development at once,
and open up the claim to determine the
extent of thc find.    The claim is about
1000 feet from the Blade Jack. The owners
of the Black Jack are going on with development. Several locations huve recently been imulo on the school section ud-
joiniiig the town, nnd the quality of the
ore is such that  locators nre encouraged
to go on  with development.
The Oreat  Waterway to l nite  the
Atluntle  and   I'lietlic.
Troops Will Go l.iit.-r��� \\ nshlna-tou
Volunteers Slot of the First Ile��l-
ments to Leave���Oresonluns Will
Go���KeKular Army Hoys Among
Those Chosen.
New York May 24. ���A dispatch, to the
World from Washington suys:
Congress will soon be railed upon to decide the question of buifjiug a cunul connecting the Atlantic and I'ucifie oceans.
Chairman Davis of the senate foreign relations committee suid:
"The need for uction between the Atlantic und Paciflo can not be questioned.
Our interests demand it. With a cunul
between the two oceans we would have
nothing to fear from an attack on our
Pacific const. As it is it would take us 00
days to send our fleet around the Horn to
the Pacific coast cities. With the canal
we could dispnch men-of-war to San Francisco from New York in 14 days. With
a liberal appropriation���say $100,000,000
���a canal could he constructed tnrough
Nicaragua that would be of great value
to this government for all time to come.
"The Maritime Canal Company, which Is
endeavoring to sell its interests to the
government, started the canal some time
ago and considerable work wits done, but
the hurd times of 1892-93 enmc along and
struck a death blow to tho enterprise.
This eompuny succeeded in getting certain
concessions, which it still retains, and it
is but right that the United States should
buy these concessions and pay the canal
company for the work it has already done.
I do not know just how much it has accomplished, but I um told that considerable, excavating has been done on the Pacific side of the cunul. The company has
some dredges, scows, etc., which we could
well afl'ord to buy."
Brief llelny la the Departare of thc
Cruiser for Manila.
Vallejo Cal., May 19.���The cruiser
Charleston which sailed yesterday for
Manila with ammunition and supplies for
Admiral Dewey, is buck at her berth at
tlio Mare Island navy yard with her condensers out of order.
The accident was trivial but Captain
Glass concluded it would lie better to
return to the navy yard and secure the
benefit of Uie facilities there than to repair the damage at son.
The Charleston will make another start
within tlie next two days.
Ilrluudls-r General Wiley.
Washington, May 23.���Thc president
gave positive ussuiunrcs today of the appointment of (ieneral John Wiley of
Franklin, Pa., as brigadier general of volunteers. Both Wiley and Oeneral Oobin,
commander-in-chief of thc O. A. R., have
been urged for places.
Presidential   Nominations.
Washington, May 23.���The president has
nominated William W. Rockhill, of the
District of Columbia, to be minster to
Greece, Roumania and Servia, and
Koundsville Wildinan of California, now
consul at Hong Kong, to be consul general at Hong Kong.
108,000  Mastered   Ia.
Washington, May 23.���The mustering
figures received at the war department
Bhow up to this time 106,000 volunteers
have taken the oath of allegiance to support the United States government
San Francisco. May 22.���The Charleston
is well on her way to Manila. The big
cruiser pa.ssed through the Golden Gate
at 8:30 this morning after having been
anchored ln the stream all night. She adjusted her compasses at an early hour
and then passed up the bay through the
Raccoon straits and past the docks on the
northern frontage of the city. Every
steam vessel in the harbor blew au revolt-
to Captain Glass and his crew. None of
the forts ln the harbor saluted th�� vessel but the demonstration made by the
6000 soldiers gathered at the Presidio was
tremendous. When the vessel was sighted coming down the bay the soldiers gathered on the beach to bid her bon voyage.
They Hned the beach for a mile and cheer
upon cheer rang out from the men who
are. to soon follow the Charleston to
the scene of Admiral Dewey's triumph.
The Charleston's big siren answered the
boys on the beach time and time again.
and the whistling was heard from one
end of the city to the other. Never did
a war vessel leaving this harbor receive
such a send-off as was given the Charleston, which wus the first of the American
fleet to be built on the Pacific coast. She
was launched from the Union Iron Works
In this city 10 years ago and was ono
of the "nest eggs" of the present American navy.
Washington   Boys   Left   Out.
Sun Francisco, May 22.���Major General
Otis has issued the following general order:
"The First California and the Second
Oregon, United States volunteers, and one
battalion of tho Fourteenth United States
infantry, and a detachment of California
heavy artillery consisting of an officer and
50 men, will constitute a brigade of tne
expeditionary forces about to depart from
this port, and ls placed under the command of Brigadier General Thomas M.
Anderson. United States volunteers. The
vessels designated to transport this command are the City of Pekin, the City of
Sydney and the Australia.
"The First California regiment will ship
on tho Pc*kJ.n tomorrow, tho 23d inst..
at 8 a, m. The headquarters and two battalions of the Second Oregon regiment will
ship on the steamer Australia Tuesday
morning, the 24th Inst., reporting at Pier
No. 7,Ocean Steamship Company's dock,
at 8 a. m. The headquarters and a battalion of the Fourteenth United States
Infantry, a battalion of the Second regiment of heavy artillery will report at the
Pacific Mail Company's wharf for shipment of Oregon and a detachment of the
California heavy artillery wiU report at
the Pacific Mail Company's wharf for
shipment on the City of Sydney at s a. in.
on the 24th Inst. Orders affecting: the
medical attendance of the troope, also
supply departments and concerning" the
freighting ot vessels have been or will
be Issued In due season, and executed
so that the vessels may Immediately depart as soon as the troops are placed on.
Gen. Anderson's Staff.
San Francisco, May 22.���Brigadier Oem-
eral Anderson arrived today from Portland, Ore., and tomorrow will go on board
the steamer Australia, which ls already
loaded with supplies and Is ready for tho
reception of troops. He win have charge
of the advance brigade of the Manila expedition. He is accompanied by Ueuten-
ant Clark of the Fourteenth Infantry,
who is his aide-de-camp. Major J. R.
Jones, who come from Omaha, will be
the quartermaster of the expedition. Major R. E. Thompson of the signal corps,
who arrived1 from Tamipa, will be the
chief signal officer.
Arrival   of   Idaho   Troops.
Today's arrival of troops Included two
battalions of the First regiment of Idaho.
They were received by tho ladles of the
Red Cross Society. Many of the men
had no uniforms, some of them were
poorly dressed, but all of thorn, looked
well. The fact ls that but two companies of the eight, that Is to say, 168 men
out of 697, are fully equipped, and only
about 210 have Springfield rifles, the others being unarmed. Still, though short
of the outward visible signs of the soldier, they have a good supply of blankets
and enough to eat. Before marching
to Camp Richmond tho mon were presented with fruit and flowers galore.
Reports of Destruction Are Coming
In Slowly.
Fayettevllle, Ark.. May 22.���A tornado
passed through a portion of northwest
Arkansas Friday, doing Immense damage
lo property. Reports of the destruction
ure coming In slowly and lt ls feared
thut later details will add many names
tc the death list. The storm came from
the southeast, passing through tho fruit
belt of the Ozark region and towurd the
southern part of Benton county, spending Its force In the White river valley.
Kverything ln Its path was destroyed.
The greatest damage done was near Elm
Springs snd I.owell. At Elm Springs
houses were blown down, orchards d��i-
troyed and stock killed. One man, who
bail sought safety ln a cellar was killed
by the cellar caving ln.
Two miles from Elm sprlngB a man
named Hllllngsworth and his wife wero
killed. Their house waa destroyed and
they were crushed to death by debris.
A mile away a farm house occupied by
nn Italian family wns wrecked and the
Inmates were Instantly killed. Twenty
houses are reported blown away In the
vicinity of Elm Springs, but details have
not been received. The storm was lose
severe in Crawford county, but life was
ltst near Smith. A Mrs. Nesbit died from
fright while the gale was at Its fiercest.
The house of W. 8. Klmsbrough near
Sprlm;dale was blown down and Klmsbrough was instantly killed. Several other form houses were blown down near
Hprtngdalo and from six to eight persons
were more or leas seriously wounded.
Some damage was also done at Rosens
and Salmon Springs.
Oregon   Passed   Rarbadors.
London, May 21.���A dispatch tram Bar-
bedoes,  dated Friday,  says:
The American battleship Oregon arrived yesterday. AU well. She took aboard
500 tone of coal and sailed today. Hor
destination  ls not known here.
(Barbadoes Is 600 or 700 mile* from
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Daily connection from Kaslo every
day, excepting Sunday, ut 7.30 a. m.
For Kuskonook aud lako points, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
- For Argenta and l.ardo. Tuesday and
Friday at 8.18 p. m.
Kor full information, call <m or address
Freight and Passenger Agsnt, Knslo, II. C.
Or to W. 17 ANDERSON,
Traveling PS���. Agt, Nelson, II. I".
District Passenger Agent, Vancouver.
Write (or Klondike Kuldcr and Map.
Northern Pacific Ry.
The Fast Line,
Superior Service.
Throuph ticket' to all points in United
Statos and Canada. Direct Connection
with the Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.
No. 1. West ;..8l 2~> p.m. | Nil. Kast... 7:00 a.
Nelson $ Fort Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
The only all rail  routo   without
change of cars between Nelson and
Rossland _____ Spokane _.15 Rossland.
 . ��� i .
Leave0.20 a. m Nelson Arrlv  5.35 p. m
Leave 12.05 a. in. ..Rossland... Arrive 11.20 p.m.
Leave 8.80 a. m Bpokane Arrive 3.10 p, m
The train that leaves Nelson at 6:20
a. m. makes close connections at Spokano with trains for all . . .
Passengers for Kettle rivor & Boundary
ck. conneot at Marcus with Btago daily.
Tickets to Japan and China via Tiveoma
and Northern Pacific Steamship Company. For Information, time cards,
maps and tickets, apply to agts. of the
Spokane Falls & Novthovn and Its connections, or to F. D. GIBBS,
General Agent, Bpokane, Wash
\. E>. CHARLTON, Asst. Geu. I'sas. Agt.,
No. 4V> Morrison St.. Portland, Ore.
Write for Map of Kootenay Country.
Navigation if Trading Co., t��
Steamers International and Alberta ou Kootenay Lake and River���Summer Time Card in et-
foct 15tb March, IBM���Subject to change.
for Nelson and way points,daily except Sunday,
:!.:;u a. m. Arrive'Northport 0.45 a. in.; Rossland, 11.20 a. ui. aud Spokune, 3.10 p, in.
Leave Nelson lor Kaslo and way points, daily
except Sunday,6,00 p.m.LeavoBpokane8.30a.in.';
Rossland, 8.15 a, m.; Northport, 1,86p. in.
Klve Mile Polnteoiiiieciion with all passenger
iraius ol N. it K. K. By. to and from Northport,
Kossland aud Spokane. - Tickets sold and bag*
gsge checked to all Dnited States points.
STEAMER ALBERTA���Leaves Kaaio for Kuskonook miiiuHy points ami Honner's Kerry,Ida.
Tuesdays apd Saturdays at 6.00 p.m.,arrtvlngat
Kuskonook at 10.30 p.m. and Honner's Ferry at 8
a.m. next day. Returning lvs. Ilonner'fl Ferry
Wed.. Friday's and and Sundays at 9 p, m., arv.
Kuskonook 8 p, in., Kaslo 1 a. in. following day.
Also from May 5th steamer will inakcsauie trip
leaving Kaslo every Thursday at ii o'clock a. in.
llonner's Kerry connection with nil passenger
trains of G. N. Ry., arv. westward at Spokane
3.10 |i. m., or Iv. llonner's Ferry for the east at
1.15 ji. in.   Moals and tierthsiiot Included.
Passengers on BS. International from Nelson,
etc., for points on lake gfiuth of Pilot Hay, will
connect at that point with the BS. Alberta.
Passengers for Nelson via BS. Albertts., from
points south of Pilot Bay, can by arrangement
with purser,have stop-over et Pilot Hay or Alns-
worth.or connect with International at Kaslo.
Company's steamers conneet Kootonay Lake
and Blocan points with all points in U. S. and
Canada by way of Bpokane and Kootenay river.
(1. ALEXANDER, Geiieral Manager.
P.O. I,oxl22, Kaslo, H. C.
Kuskonook and Bonner's Ferry.
Str. Ainswqrth.
Leaves Kuskonook at 12 o'clock noon,Monday
Wednesday and Friday, upon arrival of Steamer Nrlson with passengers from Kaslo, Alnswortli, Pilot Hay and Nelson. Arrives Honner's
Kerry 11 p. m., Monday, Wednesday and Fi iday.
Leaves Honner's Kerry 2 p.in.,Tiiesday,Thiu*s-
day and Saturday, upon arrival of G. N. tratns
from east and west. Arrives Kuskonook 11 p.
m.. Tuesday, Thursday aud Baturday.
E. J. MATHEWS, Manager.
Summary of Railway and Steamer Tlni.-
Cards From Kaaio.
Kor Whitewater, Sandon. Cody, etc., E. &. 8.
Railway trains leave Kaslo dally at 8 a. ra.; returning, arrive at Kaaio at 3.50 p. m.
For Three Forks, New Denver, Rosebery and
Nakusp, take K. & 8. Ry. from Kaslo to Bandon,
and thenee Nakusp ,li Blocan Railway, leaving
Sandon dally at 7.45 a. m.; returning, arrive
daily at Sandon at 4.55 p. in.
For Revelstoke, Vancouver, Victoria and oth
er main line points on C. 1*. R., boat from Nakusp to Arrowhead, ears to Revelstoke, thence
connect with.east and nest bound trains.
For Silverton, Bloean City, take Btr. Blocan on
Slocan bike,connecting with **".,. S.at Rosebery.
For Northport, Spokane, Rossland and Grand
Forks, take the Btr. International frifnii Kaslo
dally at 3.30 a. m., except Bunday, making connections at Klve Mile Point with thc N.i. F.8.
Ky.. thenee to Northport. From Northport to
Spokane continue the railway, known south ol
Northport as the Bpokane Falls & Northern, arriving at Bpokane, Wash., at ,'1.10 p. nl.
Or for Bpokane, take 1. N. sk T. Co.'s Str. Alberta from Kaslo to Honner's Ferry, Tuesdays
and Saturdays al 5 p.m. and Thursdays at'ii
a in., and connect at Honner's Ferry with Great
Northern trains lo Spokane, arriving at 3,10
the following day.
For Rossland change at Northport to the Red
Mountain Ry., arilvlng at Rossland at 11.20 a.in.
or, Rosslnnd may he reached from Nelson via
C. ik K. Ry. Ui Robson. thence by rivor steamer
to Trull, thence hy 0, Jt VV. Ry, to Rossland. Or,
I'lissliind may be reached via Nakusp and Trail
hystrms.down Arrow lakes andt'olumbla river.
Kor Grand Forks and Houndary Creek |Kiluts,
tnke S. K. st N. Hy. from Northport to llossburg
or Marcus, thenee by stage across reservation.
For Ainsworth, Pilot Bay, Nelson,etc., I. N.&
T.Co.'s Sir. Intel national leaves Kaslo daily,ex-
COpl Sunday, al 11.20 a.m., returning,leaves Nelson at 5li. in, arriving at Kaslo about 8.30 p. ra.
C. P. ll. Co.'s str. Kokaneo leaves Kaslo dally,
except Sunday, at 7.30 a. m., arriving at Nelson at 11 a.m.; reluming, leaves Nelson at I p.
in., arriving at Kaslo at 7.30 p. m.
Kor Argonta and l.ardo, Htr. Kokanee makes
round (rips every Tuesday and Friday, leaving
Kaslo at 8.15 p.m. ���
Kor Kuskonook, Kl. Steele,etc., take Str. Kokunee Monday .Wednesday aud Friday at 7.30 a.
m., or 1. N. re T. Co.'s Str. Alberta Tuesduv,
Thursday and Saturday at 5 p. in., thence by
stage to Fort Steele Wednesday and Saturday.
The following Is a table ol distances from
Kaslo to surrounding business points
West or North.   Miles
Whitewater  17
Hear Lake 20
McGulgan  28
Bandon, 3 hours 29
Cody  , 81
Three Forks  88
New Denver 88
Hosebery 41
Silverton 48
slocan City  06
Nakusp 70
HurtonClty  to
Lardo  18
Argenta 20
Duncan City  84
HaicyonHotSprtngs 86
Arrowhead  106
Laurie UO
Thompson's Lnnd'g.118
Trout Lake City....125
Ferguson 180
Revelstoke, 81 hrs.188
Vernon 228
Penticton 2S8
Kamloops 261
Ashcrolt 808
Lvtton 866
Yale 409
New Westminster. .608
Vancouver, 51 hrs. .512
Victoria, 69 hours. .696
Seattle. "28 hours .. .680
Tacoma, 30 hours. .620
Portland, 48 hours. .082
t>v ->s7W*"'.
East or Bouth.    Miles.
Ainsworth  12
Pilot Bay 20
Halfour 28
Banca  88
Nelaon,4 hours 42
Ymir 60
Robson 70
Trail 90
Northport, 7 hours.108
Kossland, 10 hours. .120
Bossburg 122
Marcus 180
Grand Forks 180
Greenwood 192
Anaconda .186
Boundary   2U0
Midway 204
Spokane, 18 bouri, .282
Kuskonook .45
Goat River 66
Bedllngton(Rykorts) 77
Port HIU 78
Lucas 108
Bonner's Ferry, 13 hi W
Moyle City 126
Swansea 185
Wardner. B.C 140
Cranbrook 150
Kort Steele ... .160
Canal Flats 190
Windermere .210
Donald ..., 212
Golden 280
Bens 814
tk m
.And the  gateway to the Great Slocan With Its Score or More of
Kaslo, the City ��f Energy!
Is Also A City of Homes.
Beautifully Situated on Kootenay I,ake, With a Delightful
Climate. It has Churches, Schools, and Public Reading Rooms
Well Graded streets.    A Good Local Telephone system.
The Best of Electric Light and Power Plants. Daily Communication with
the Outer World through two Great Railway and Steamboat Companies.
Large Pay Rolls from local Lumbering, Ore Sampling and Other Industries.
f OVER $20,
Is being expended in Public
Improvements This Year !
Caldwell & Evans,
i�� **
Mining properties, stocks and Real Estate for
Cori^spondence Invited.


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