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'TpHffl NEWS already  ��
��!   ���*���  circulates 60p coplen
c   each woek.
VOL. I.
SOUTH FORK
Strike in the Montezuma���TheNew
ffp Road.
News .Null's of tbe Black Fox, Silver Bell ami Lib-
erly Hill.
r
FBjDAY, AUG. 27.181)7.
FIRST PAGE
South Fork Progress
Prospentv
Kiislr,    -.__^__^__^__^___
Walter C. Niehol ilnard From
Hi-Meliillisin Coming. *
Thsli Annual Tour.
An unexpected strike  was recently
made in tho No. 2 tunnel ofthe Montezuma about 40  feet  from   its  mouth.
The Chinese cook of the mine, who Is
un observant sort of a  fellow nnd who
has some stork in  the  company,  was
picking around between   meals   and
found n short distance within the hanging wall some cropping^   i"  which  he
called   Manager   Patrick's  attention.
On breaking through a vein   two feel
wide was uncovered carrying cons)
i rable clean galena,  ft is thought that
a completely ai t ore ehuti    ;.      I   ���
discovered, I tl the faulted condition of
the rocks i,   lelayifi.' Investigation as
to its exte i.
Work Is pi >. ,' on the new mill
and tramway. Mr. Sackett, representing the machinery company thai is
putting in the tram, is on the ground
mui pushing matters
"fin��� last pari ol the -s mile v aro
road to the Montezuma from the K. A
S Ry. at Nashville will soon be completed. Iu addition to the $1,1 100
ernment aid already appropriated for
thin road, word hns been received
within the last lev. days from the Assistant Commissioner of Lauds and
Works that $2,000 additional will be
reimbursed as the government's share
of the construction of the complete six
miles of roed further up the fork. This
as urea the whole road if the mine
I-,, i.e.-. and Interested oitizen o
will make op tbe balance and the
road may thus be completed this fall.
A greater aid to Kaslo's growth could
not be given,inasmuch as these prop* r-
ties ore directly tributary to Kaelo.mid
sFciiN'li PAGE
The Klondike Cold Fields.
TII f IM)   PACK
Down lu n Coal Mine.
FOURTH  PAGE -Editorial
Editi ri.il Otileropplnfrs.
Canada's Indi pcmluncei
The Rise ol Wheat.
FIFTH PAl.l
I'raveler's Guide,
Nearly u Bad Accident.
��� Ivi ii Bui i'i! ii bast.
'1       'l.'.neims.
i IS i'!  !���.,. ;
Misci'lbineiHi-.
SEVENTH  PAG]
��� llan 'en������.
rCIGH IS I  PAGE
i In Ion M. I".-, hi low n.
���,   [stanl Tim m r In -i" ��� tor.
. Arrivals,
M       'e  Records,
tdvi ni-.eil Letter List.
^^^^^^^ 'Ji.kji.
U.S.SenatorChandlor's Logical Argument f'oi Silver.
Recciil Observations on tho Silnalion���The Slu-
I'iiii All Bight
'   i   nnels to be used In common  by
      -i'i':- and ti, a eon-
r and companies during progress
ul i onl pad work.   Briggs Bros, i
lo ore the rtrinelpal stoi k  hi I lors ol
u upanies, tho balance of     ��� '  I
Ingoiyned bp Spokane parties.    Thi
nil i own 10 full  claims In one
'I'h"   pn  i '.        are    well
���   '   idi   ���  ' ins on'.   This is
:   ,    trgi     tunneling i   i I   icl
i'ta! en In thi  Sloi an coimtrj.
Saturday, Aug. 21...
Monday..Aug. 83..
Tuesday, Au
Wednesday, Aug. _.'
Thursday, Aug. _u.,
51 7-8 cts. per oz
52 CtS. per oz
jjl 1-2 cts. per oz
31 1-2 ots, per o?
51 1-2 cts. per oz
J '���' i m v. ,;,:,] itcui-h <���?
pi-ogresslve people ad- (
tise in[THE NEWS. I
no. 8.
TOOK
Viff-PrestStaiifliiii'syaiiilfiiliei'i;.
Orant of the Omaha & (Irani smelter, j f
says regarding the continued fall In
the price of silver:
"In my opinion the   world   ctin proline -in! t tceed  150,000,000 ouncei
per annum at 50 cents per ounce! The
annua] absorption is greater than 150,-
000,000 ounces, so that 50 cents should
be a bed rock price, fn the Immediate
future, it may go below Hfty cents, bo-
oatise the smelters und others are offering io sell million'- of ounces at the
lowest price to be obtained, on 30, 60
and 11(1 days. Hence, this Is done with
:;   view   to   getting  rid of the presenl
stock with as little loss as possible,   I. ���      "
put 50 cents as the bed rock  price be-1 m K,asl�� la.8tQ,*ht Per 8t8amer
\ R. Officials Visit Kaslo.
Interestiog Clint About Plaos of tiie Compaoy���-i
Railway Down L&rdaBiver.
\  rood   i ��� ii party of leading i 'ana-
dian Pacific Railway officials arrived
'KASLO'S PROSPERITY.
It Is Advertised in "The Willi Street
Reporter."
Kanlo only* 	
Tlio liliick Fox.
Henry Croft, chief owner in the
Black i'ox, has gone to Victoria to i a
about purchasing more machinery for
this mine, and to Investigate con ��� rn-
Ing a concentrator which is aptt? ;i
tii.'uiii'd soon. The six-mile wagon road
above referred to, will reach this property which is about three miles above
the Montezuma i      n bova
the Liberty Hill am! Slocan groups.
.-.iliei- Bell
The silver i lel'l I !o,   foci   quit* sure
. lai ill '.',   ii, ,- ��� sti ���:������!:   the  ore chute
for which tb y have   hi on   tunnelling
for some lime,    it run   troi a '��� ���
o.'.. In silver und '.wis  raoel
depth   of about        j let.   After cross
cutting the   li��������� ,       r     I   and
drifted on the hanging wall   iihtil they
,-inek ihe chute   dipping au -.>���.  from
I lieiii.     I 'hej    ���   pool  to lie -1 [ppi ,
i-IJOII.
Thi' Sliiiiin.l.llKiiy Kill I'roiiortles.
IS, ,i. Kelly, repre ��� large In
terest in the Slogan and i.ii-irt-.- inn
Mlriin" (loin pan los, waits in tov u 'rem
Hpoki ii last week, mui report*
the contract for 2,coo feel oi ttrnn ���
cently let on these | opertios i<> far-
qubar & MeGerry is already unfl ir
way. wi.cu coniphto. ie ��� Btklraatea
ihe en.���! al t3Q,00i " ��� os irt
looking forward to , wat   results from
this piece of Work.    ' .'>       : le-
velop bj means of this tunuol one of
the bonanzas ol iIn i ontury," sal I M:.
Kelly. "Work Is poll _ ' rward rapid)}
on tbe property, and ! ha u tyors are
on tin- ,:ti und irvei for t he :i,m. I
ami for the road to i he mine. ftti
have also been there  bidding on   we
machinery .which tho companies  ,.:i
put in at once,    ll,  lias   been  thought
bast, owing to rpceul  developments, to
place a steam hoist as well   ;      an   air
compressor plant on the property. The
government  wagon  road   uo��   being
constructed from Nashville Sid      p
the Kaslo &  Slooim   ra.ilway up   the
South Fork will   be completed as fa,
as this   property   by   September   Is
H. I'   .'        . Ih nd   newspa-
���n  ii li nt, ���' - id.-. as follow:, to
the New York   Wall    itreet   11 >port( r
���   ��� irning his visit to Ka slot
"I was at Kaslo the other daj, and
is ��� i"';. of 2,000 pe ipl '   is   pushed tor i lie Br In th i Slocan.   Situated on Kootenay Lake, on a
:!' wal   ��� na vigai ion unbracing
-. ii,..   i
-. id   ci i ��� bet,ta .' ind u
ompi'ising the Ruth, Payno;iud
. Kaslo
bids fair to outrival Its      upet Itbrs,
jures from Uobt.
if: he Kaslo S   Slocan   road, a
��� 11 if !>.u "ov. gauge tint as a
ol' idend payee,   ixceei    I be Panama
By. in its palmy days,   This company
Into B aslo  in   February  2,3jt5
tons, tabic - ' I Wari li 2,21)5 tons.
:.:;-,:::,2;   Aprii,   3,1 ������     &289,.09;  May.
1,300 tons, 9132.998; June, 980 tons, 962,.
.11; .In'     I,    I to ':   : 15.   A total
tons,   worth
$1,157,545.   The   I iw arc av-
���    .   or e.lOO
of the
and vi'
,   - Cher ���    - ie  been
970,000 wort h 01 now buil put lip
in I be pai ��� iths.
"Th '���       f J     lo  (reck is
showin Due   p.ri ,
in silver-lead, ami otu gTeat
about the  ���' ���������:���
in tbe gra v -
at work- pays tor Itself, and the
.   i    i",   can by
" . ork m 'inc.
"At. .,        ' i .itcnay.
nature h - L'V6m the
lake up 6,000 foot at a
i bo ' loitntal and    h       face li
I i : . i   from wlilch
the ore ity in barges
or steal oi p tjple of All ��� i oi li
'������      ��� "nt:  that is
������' .     '       -bow you thi Ir mines
fredlj auu Inn" nothing to hide,
"I find thori Is a more hopeful  feeling   bi i. British ,I   'Ur.nbiii
mines ami in vest in nts,    Mev  are con-
siderin ���   -, a legit Itnate busl-
cntorprise, who bftyp hlihorto
soouted the verj Idea a boip ; (b ipoo-
ulal.ive, :uiil lie.ii,laii'l and the Slocan
are foellng the benefit."
%
The contract, work la to consist of two
crosscut working tunnels. No, l tunnel will bo run itithe Libetrty claim,belonging   to the  Slocan-Liboi'ty Hill,
and will cut tho contact vein against
the granite about 000 loot deep. No 2
tunnol is to be .started further down
the hill on tho Trust Mining Company
property and is to run under No. 1 tun-
(���7A-.TBRC, Nli.'lKil. BBAttO FROM
(Sprciiil (., il'.e Hik.Iie.nl Mlnei 1
Victoria, Aug. 2.1. t-Walte.rC. Xidiol,
formerly owner of a half interest in tho
Kaslo Kootoimian, writes i ielter to
thoGolonlst hore listing that ho was
forced to .-.ell out, because he (ieelincd
to acded to .'���' dstmands of Ajnei
:i Kaslo to suppress Canadian r-cnti-
morit In the paper. Nloholls aCana-
dian, wheieiio the jiaper ib now run by
an American.
The foregoing schedule shows the
fluctuations of silver for the post wi ek,
op io tlio last wire received before going to press wilh this issue. The situ-
ation is receiving much attention In
the United States, where the effects of
the fall are ' being I ill worst. The
public statenii I (tis connection by
1'. S. Senator Ofeandler i nd  ex-Gover-
n ���    ' Iraht   of  tk     : imaha   &  Grant
iclter Co ';������.icy, v, ill   be   read   with
.-���     i'i   Interest, as coming from  rep-
i mi ���'.   who  have  made  a
practical sti dj nl conditions.
Scimloi' <'lm:llllfr on  'lie   Silver SjKll.'ltion.
1J. S. Senator (.'handler of New
i imp hire whojj all hough a republican, i - a sincen; ;e: ! ardent bi-metttl-
list, and thus at Variance with most of
his party, has redtmth given out to the
pi,-��� ��i communication from which the
to li i   p   ,   ' root ��� arc taken:
"Mar;, an as! : i   me what effect I
��� nil    :he continued '"ii In   iliver will
ipou the  prospe its  of   bi-met;tl-
f tho res tor a I ion of silver  coin-
nee   by   intenuiiiou;.!    agreement   or
Ise.   I i .-ply to   hem that I think
the progrei ��� Ivd di        '     in of silver
ought to     '     late       ' etalllsm.  as a
il ting the full   realiza
tion  of  the lujurie    which   mankind
', if all ll  ���   commercial   mi-
.: i ;������    to continue  to
. :,i'. i to  fully  and li-
nanj   reach   and   permanently  adopt
01  '.",".
"One' oat Important   facta I
Lave learned iu   connection   with the
studj o! this I ''i is that the prog-
reati noi ita ohangos is very
slow, aud that the effect of the demonetization of silvor by the nations which
began In 1ST.'!, wits only partially felt
luril .' !' irs   prior to   ls''.'!l.   in
which .,' 'tbe I lion mints were ftrbt
i.ice- tosilvi    and that sttch effect has
iy i        fully  realized at the
end of the foi rs since 1893.   This
slow [ii- |. if t be result or eco
nomic shocks - clearly depicted by
1'roi. Frant i- .,'.��� (Wer, In liis work
on bi-raeti I   ��� ^ amplifli d be me
���ei i mate    ���  Febru-
ar.y 18, 181 .'. a       } of whieh I will Bbnd
to any persoi equost.
''Thispoint '   a  most Important,  ir
not a vital  e tie complete i <���-
suits of'                   ilvec. v.hied lotvora
md          '   i.imie".. trade, have
en                       i and no ruture in-
i ioo [a in   be   ; p-
prehended, po         "     world may be
i the               i1  Btan lard.   But
a I :'.  , -.ie- ;o a
full in price-.   '      "'I   as  alleged, by
stopping 'lie en,i ���  e p| (liver. It much
ni continue to prevail,   the nation - ol the w il ������,'mint  be  held  to
i oi ���' m,    The    reni .ved
live   will be Irreelsl Iblj de-
iy. e-l by Mi.' i bis popular inoi-e-
The torn] ','n.',   condltlonsrof
t sja] or ".ni   not   gottle a
i.    ih       and universal
;    - ���. ",,,   ��� >. ::'.il.| monometal
lism and the o        metalllsm.
'The prlnclpi alue of gold and silver is derived fi im tltiur use by the
. as moie' and the principal ar>
jtlment In favor ol the remonotizatlon
of silver is derived rrom tin continuous
iall in the price,, commodities Binoe
1878���greatly accelomted in 1893.
���'Thai prices arc still falling Can
:, irdly be tlonio 1. Tbo referenoe to
radio risies in the prices of certain
articles is nol a fair argument. Forj
special reasons partioUlar coramodltles
w-ill rise, oven when the general aver-
I ..,, ,,. prioi iwiwarii    :is   wheat
when there is a   famine  ln   India or
short Crops In   Kuropa.    The bi-metal-
liHt aigumcnl ei le sod iii   tho   general
fail its tW average Of   prices extended;
over B series of \ ears."
Says Silver t'miic.it Stny llclow 110 Cents.
Iu a letter for publication, Governor
cause I believe that the world will continue to absorb an Increasing amount
of-silver year by year, and I don't believe It is possible to maintain the
present output at 30 cents."
Hint Director Preston Roasted.
Li. S. Director of the Mint Preston
has aroused considerable criticism bj
his recent statement that he saw no
future whatever for silver and by his
comments upon tl polii leal effects of
this condition. A recent dispatch fn >>
Washington say- that silvermen there
are very indignant, at his attack on
silver. Senator Stewart of Nevada,
who Was r ntly falsely reported as
having .'i.'i I the silver cause, i.-
partici   . ided at the   statement
that oil nations, including Mexico, desire to: ! upon a void basis. He is
said to be largely ' ted   in silver
mines ln Mexico, and he asserts that
Director Presti n is utterly Ignorant of
the situation in that republic. He declares that even a gold production of
Of 9240,000,0Q0 of gold animal!;. wo,ii<l
not fill the-vacuum caused by the retirement of silver coin from circulation. Director Preston's estimate ol
the gold production for this year he
characterizes as absurd, He assei ti
thai. Mexico on a gold basis would retrograde Into barbarism, and could not
pay I ' ii't' " ��� on hor foreign _i it,
He says that the man who will talk
sue!, Ik rosy aa Preston does   cannot b
'eliei     ���   . ���(������ ui;' foots* with   ���
to the production, dt either metal,  and
he fears thai lie Is as ignorant of  this
as ho is of the principle of honesty, decency or propriety iii a   public  officer.
Other silver leaders uset [uatiy stn ���<
language hi speaking of the dlreotor ���
the mint.
A Kossland View ot tlie Sltoation.
J. 11.   McArthur,   who   returned  to
Kossland from the Slocan recpntlv  and
who   i.-   largely   Interested   In  silver
spines, was asked by a Miner representative Whftt ��� fifed the decline    |_
wns haling o;i Slocan  .n-vii.    !!
"If silver do,- not go    be'ow    ofl
silver mining in tic slocan  will be  ���!,.-
profitable  a;i   last  year,   am!  will be
profitable in most of��.the  mines  at  .0
cents.    Lead'ianow $3,.60, with   a duty
oi 91.50, leaving the nei   pcii e to t he
trhe. British Columbia  mine   own'/  ol
-2. l(> per 100 bounds,    Lead   last year
was from 92.10 to 42.80, with a dutj of
76 cents, I iftvlng the net oiily 91.56'.The
mine ow n h"   nets 35 . eni.s   per  100
pounds more pn k'- I iad th tn :ssi year.
i ��� , ��� i. and treatmeni rates are e bout
92 bettor than last yeor. There are
also bi n n n ai i to aost of   I hi
mini 8 llti   i   .   '.'A ;iy.-.ai"' ,'inii i . i ��� i
,i    1.,.   ;���: ' ,,,,       ������ ���!    ���    11   ��� i',   ,!
ii... the ore to in   r Uroad verj ���
ly, no Ilia' thore will be -y i ������
or nearly so to thi S: icu
dor present conditions a- 'lie       is last
���.. ar.   Scott MoDonald. of   th.
i.ii   I,  Hikes t   :.' I"  j ip   uutll
siher    rlkoi 25    in ��� and
Th ��� | oopl i in th
in ',:     ; i] '      '       n
    ami   have   no fear ol   i
compelled to close down.''
( ommi i';ue   editorl iji,    upo
MoArth       Intorvl i  tho
i  ,i".   that. 11n
s;,iei'-lond raining industry ot liieSle-
can country is In no danger from the
/eci nt . i he market  value  ol
si! ci' bullion, The fool thai a number
of Bliver mines In < 'olprado, i ftah and
othi r -'at' b have   often compi 11
shut down has ereati J sum" unci   	
as to the siocan mines. This arises
from Ignorance of the real facts In the
enso. The silver mine- which have
!" en COmpelli d 1 ' close down   are   ,i.-y
������i!. ir mlbes thai is, mines which produce no lead,   Their sole  value
nee from Nelson and left   this morning
over the Kaslo &  Slocan   for Sandon
and Slocan  lake tie us.   whence they
will proceed to the coast via   Nakusp
and Ri   el rtoke.   Thej   are  on   their
animal   tour  of   Inspection   and  have
Bpenl several this weeh  at   Ross-
Ti ai)  and   Nelson, investigating
tbe nee i- of I hoi e points.
The pi        .    slsted   of  Vice-Prawl*
���   T. I ���.  Shai    hi '���-  |   of   .Montreal:
Win* Whyteof  Winnipeg, manager of
the   lilies   west of  Lake   Superior:   R,
Marpole of Vancouver, general   superintendent     of    the   Pacific   division:
il.    .'.     Cam bee,    chief     engineei
of the Pacific ib Isionj C. E. Perry.en-
glneer iii charge of I he Slocan hike extension: H. E, Beasley, superintendent
at Nelson; and J. R. Nelson, J. !'��� Ged-
tles and ���!. McGillivray, private  secretaries'respectively .for the   lirst   three
named officials.    Traveling with these
officials, Incidentally,   was   Hon.   Col,
.lame   Baker, Provincial   Minister  of
Mines and Education.   The two young
sons   ol  Vice-President  Shaughnessy
ai    Engineer Peterson also accompanied the party.
A News representative hist night
called on Vice-President Shaughnessj
at his temporary headquarters on the
, in! was very cordially receive I, Mr. Shaugbnessj is a young
man. considt ring the responsible position thai be occupies���his ago probably i ' e, e,i:. . p. I., has a \ igor"
ons, military bearing, a Roman   nose
| i Inn hints at   strong executive  ability.
a iirre momh ,"i _ etthi   but   partially
concealed bj a  blonde moustache and
iatee.   He   I ilked   v. i y   freely,  but
���" hai   diplomat Ically   ooncernini ���
Of tbe  company.    With   i   :-
erenco  to  Rossland   connections   he
that the c p, K.  would get fn
. ith Oil possible speed,    but    in-
tinia - -   that    I   might   be  over   the
loin, from Robson to Trail   in-
stea       one parallel to that line,   He
id to think that it would be about
to build 8 new road  from  Trail
ibson as to change  tbe gau^c and
ni the Columbia-& Western
ii  tk, ir  purposes,   lie
��� ,i   tho)   the   lie    would   be
i       "1  in west at an early  date from
Rossland  ie   Pent ieton' on Okanognn
lake,    taking a  route  through    the
Bo ndttry  Cr*ek   eonntry     north   of
i'ii-i.: imi lake  and   running  entirely
u Ithln    < ana lerrltoryl      Mr.
hnessj   ��� a .-tron ���  t auajpian as
( . I', it. partisan and
.'       ict want to see the trade of Uoun-
"i     '    ��� I. i iir I 'anadjan -	
Hon  llvoitei   into   '.nn   ican Un tory
, roads teom thji Bouth,
i , ,he alien
law
i the ''   ��� est i oad,
the,, make  W| ;.. ,      .,, .    ,;,,  aig0
Slocan ore I , _   , ,,
desiji    p .-i ��� i
1,1.    -,1'lell   ',!   ,,'       1 ' '        l'
������id.   lie
,. -b-,.111 a
nt,    He -a'.t!
' on I he
it nnd I     igh! that  he
���ei     ��oold   ho
ibson by the middle of
bi  '. .'i\ ami  lliul    COlt*   could
lie n i'e iaid down there al  '.    " i 50
per (on.      LlU.'C.   hi     .',':..,';     i'llll     to
:      l. tt might    '       m  '    -���"���!'.''    to   use
ioi     ton fi'.iuu   the  s ��uth-
c: u end of Kootenay lai- e to
 ���_______________________________���-"'I     lueiiiotitaliv.   the    ititcrestin
silver ana as many of thorn are ol  mo-!
ilium or loW ������ id . fall er ." or 10 pt.
bfeni i i a serious matter with them. It
Is not so with tlie Slocan min is ivlv re
the grade of the tiro Is not only high i'i
silver, but lis a rule, hiffh in le'   I
MCArl bur plainly slum i that owing to
' "'j i ,'i':i1n!."e    eliar:'":.   SI id
proved facilities tor handling ores, and
the increased   price   of   lead,   the net
profit (if mining in the Shu - i  Is
the same as it was a   year  ago.    Wesl
Kootenay silver-lead ores ari
est grade ores  of their  Class   In thi
world, ami if silver is mined anyWh���
at a profit it will be mined in the 5
can country,"
came but that, like President Sir u'm.
C. Van Horn, K. C M. C.  \'iee-l'ivsi-
dont Shaughnessy   was  originally an
Brradian naturtolissa-
In  the same
('.itiiiiinetJ on Fourth Pue, Alaska
HE United States
j Govern incut In
1807 paid llussiii
$ 7 , 2 0 0,0 0 0 for
Alaska. The territory has paid back
her purchase money iu gold four
times, having produced during the
time it hns been n
part of the United
States about $!!0,-
000,000 of the precious yellow metal.
To-day the eyes
of the world nre turned toward
our frozen acquisition in the north,
for within its borders tins been discovered an Eldorado, The word Kloit-
dyke, literally translated meaning Deer
Rivet, is on every tongue nnd is known us
the designation for a gold-bearing district
greater in area and richer in character
than any the world has ever known, with
the possible exception of California.
Klondyae is the new open sesame to
Aladdin's cave; it supplants "Pike's Peak
or bust" in the gold-seeker'B vernacular.
"The days of '97" may become ns celebrated a phrase as "the days of '49," for
the same fever that seized upon the people
and dotted the Western prairies with emigrant trains hound for the Pacific coast
INDIAN niVKB.
is claiming victims by the thousands, nil
eager to brave the perils of the arctic circle and wrest a fortune from the frozen
lone.
The repotted gold discoveries of the
present dny in Alaska and the reported
gold discoveries of '40 in California afford
many parallels. To the average man the
treasures of the coast State were seemingly as Inaccessible ns are the riches of
the Yukon and its tributaries. One wns
more than 2,000 miles across a trackless
desert and over snow-bound mountain
passes, beset hy savages, whose deadly
attacks marked the trail with blenching
bones across the Western Stntes; the
other  1b  nearly  7,000  miles   by  water,
I -W-
hetter results by running it through n
sluice box, but where the yield Is in nuggets Instead of fine gold he preferB to
"pun" it.
The grent Klondyke strike was made
Inst year, but nothing wns known of It ln
the United States until June 15 of the
present year, when a vessel called the
Excelsior arrived in San Francisco laden
with miners from the Klondyke, who in
turn were Indcn with gold. They told
almost incredible tales of the richness of
the newly discovered district, where fortunes hud been accumulated in a few
months. Experienced miners and "ten-
derfeet" seemed to have shared good fortune alike, nnd with some justice, too,
for the credit of the discovery of the new
gold fields is due to the inexperienced men.
Another vessel brought to Seattle n bcc-
ond party of successful prospectors and a
ton anil n hulf of gold. These rnen had
endured peril and undergone grent hardships in accumulating the fortunes they
brought, and they told a storj that hnd a
dark as well aa a bright side. To follow
their example means a risk of wealth,
health and even life, but for those who
nre willing tn take the chances the prospect they hold out is alluring.
The Klondyke District.
The richest of the mines in the Alnskn
region seeir, to be in the Klondyke, a few
miles over the British border. They were
discovered, ns hus been snid, by u party
of "tenderfeet," who, against tlie advice
of the old-timers in the district, wandered
"over yonder in the Klondyke" and struck
it rich. From Klondyke conies much of
the gold nnd from Klondyke seems to
come all the excitement. A few "tender-
feet," going it blind, huve stirred up the
nation. Out of the region of their discovery hns come, it is estimated, $2,000,-
000 worth of gold during the present summer. Nearly all of that gold has found
its way into the United Stntes.
It is hnrd to tell where the Alaska gold
fields are located except thnt in n general
way the best of them are along the Yukon.
There nre a few "lode" mines near Juneau nnd along the southeast const of the
territory (the most accessible pnrt of it),
but the one is of low grade and mining is
made profitable only by the most careful
mnnngenient.
The plncer mines, from which prospectors nre said to be lining their pockets with
gold, occupy the prominent place in the
popular mind. These nre in the region remote from civilization, little known, and,
on account of its uncertainties, dangerously alluring to the average man. This
gold-producing country of the interior
is in the vicinity of the Yukon near where
that great river turns to the west in its
cniirse to the sea. Before the discoveries
in the Klondyke the most productive districts had been along Forty Mile Creek,
partly in British and partly in American
territory, nnd the Birch Creek district, all
in American territory. Along all tf the
rivers in this region, tributaries to the
Yukon, geld diggings exist nnd in ninny
places pay the prospector well for his
trouble.
Cook's Inlet is another place where the
rumors of gold caused crowds of unpre-
STONE   HOUSE   AT   THE   FOOT   OF   CniLKOOT   PASS.
through n rigorous climate, or almost
4,000 miles by land and water, with mountain passes to scale as dangerous as those
of the Swiss Alps.
The fabulous tales of wealth sent out
by tbe California pioneers were no less
wonderful than those brought back by the
men who braved the last cold season in
the Klondyke mineral belt, and in both
cases those who returned brought back
with them great nuggets of the precious
stuff that left little or no doubt in the
mind of the hearer. The California miner
ln the song who had bo many nuggets that
he was accustomed to "go a hatful blind"
finds his parallel In the Yukon miner who
claims to have "washed out" $212 in one
panful of dirt���a process that requires
ten or twelve minutes.
The Alaska and California gold fields
are alike also in being placer mines. Placer
mining is commonly called "poor man's
mining," for the reason that it ls done
without machinery, while the implements
required in the work are few and of small
cost. A placer miner can get along very
well with a pick, shovel nnd gold pan.
If th* dirt is not rich he can accomplish
Yukon, which winds northward and eastward, and finally brings the traveler to
Dawson City, now the principal town in
the district, although sixty-five miles from
the Klondye fields.
The coBt of the trip from Chicago this
way, as prospecting miners usually travel,
is $251.50. It is divided as follows:
From Chicago to Seattle (second class),
$51.50; from Seattle to Dawson City,
$200. In time the trip costs thirty dnys���
four from Chicngo to Seattle,- sixteen from
Seattle to St. Michael's Island, and ten
up the Yukon to Dawson City by the fast
boat. The distance in general figures is
2,250 miles from Chicngo to Seattle,
2.500 miles to St. Michnel's Island and
1,890 miles up the Yukon to Duwsnn, u
total of about 0,000 miles.
ern land limit.   The United States, therefore, may almost say with England that
the sun never sets on its possessions.
The Great Yukon River.
The principal river In Alaska, the Yukon, up which prospectors have to work
their wenry way to reach the gold fields,
was called by Schwatka, the Alaskan
Nile. It rises a little more than 200 miles
above Sitkn, In the southern part of
Alaska, nnd then strikes northwnrd, following a broad circle to the west before
it empties into Behring Sea through an
extensive deltn. Six hundred miles in
from the coast it is more than n mile
wide and the volume of its wnter is so
great aa to freshen the ocean ten miles
out from land.
The principal cities of Alaska are Ju-
pared men to flock, but the district hns not
exactly borne out the reputation given to
it by early prospectors.
In all the immense country over which
the placer mining extends It is estimated
that up to laBt year there were 2,000 miners. The districts In which most of them
worked were in a broad belt of gold producing rock, through which quarts veins
carrying gold occur frequently. Through
the gold-bearing rocks the streams have
cut deep gullies and canyons, and in their
beds the gold which was contained in the
rock is concentrated. The mining of this
country consists, therefore, in washing
out the gravel of these beds.
To Beach the Gold Field*.
The best way to reach, the Klondyke
district? One goes from Seattle by ocean
steamer west nnd a little north, and passes through Dutch Harbor, at the extreme end of the Southwest Alaskan peninsula. From there the steamer turns
north nnd continues on to St. Michael's
Island, a little above the mouth of the
Yukon, in Behring Sea. At that point
passengers are transferred to the river
steamers to begin the long journey up the
MAP   SHOWING   THE  ALASKA   GOLD   FIELDS.
Another way, the "mountain route," is
shorter in miles, but equally long in the
time it requires nnd a grent deal more
difficult. By this route the traveler sails
more directly north to Juneau, which ib
890 miles from Seattle, nnd then goes by
lnke and river nnd over the mountains
1,000 miles to the new mining territory.
The cost of the trip this way cannot be
definitely stilted beyond Juneau, because
after that point it depends somewhat on
the bargain made with tho ChilUoot Indians, who pack supplies through the pass,
and the length of time the overland pnrt
of the journey requires; but the Indlnns
who act ns guides nnd pack supplies do
not work without big pay.
Dawson City.
Dawson City, the center of the new
mining region, although sixty-five miles
distant from the Klondyke, is snid to be u
typical mining town���minus tbe guns.
The British Government enforces its Inws
in Dawson, and those lnws prohibit the
use of firearms, so few men curry guns.
The laws of the camp are enforced by
mounted police, whose captain 1b a civil
officer. Though tliere are said to be ,1,000
people in Dawson, few houses hnve been
built, for the principal renson thnt lumber
is $100 per 1,000 feet. The general fear
is, of course, that there will be great suffering there this winter, and it will be increased, it is expected, by the rush of
unprepared prospectors who sailed for tho
new fields immediately on learning what
luck hud befallen those who hnve but
recently returned.
To give an nccurnte iden of the cost of
living in Dawson City, the price list of a
general store there is herewith given:
Klour,  per  100  lbs $12 00
MmiKc nam, per lb     1 00
I'liilliini mciit, per lb        60
llemis. per lb         10
nice,  per lb        26
Sugar,   per   lb        25
lliiciiii,   per lb         40
Mutter,  per  roll     150
Eggs,  per dozen     1 50
llci icr eggs, per dozen     2 00
Nn Ilium, ciicli $1 to   1 50
Potatoes,  per lb        25
Turnips, per lb         15
Ten, per lb     1 00
Coffee, per lb        50
Dried  fruits,   per lb        85
Canned  fruits           50
Lemons, each          20
Oranges,   ciicli            50
Tnliin'cii,   per   lb     150
Liquors,   per   drink         50
Hhovela      2 50
Picks      6 00
Cosl oil, per gtillon     1 00
Overalls      160
Underwear, per suit $6 to   7 50
Shoes      5 00
Rubber boots $10 to 16 00
Alaaka and Ita Reaourcee.
In the purchase of Alaska, the United
States acquired a territory more than
half a million square miles iu extent, a
part of it within the arctic circle and in
the region of everlasting ice and snow,
where, during part of the summer, there
is continuous day and during the winter
continuous, dreary night. The Alaskan
coast line ls greater than our Atlantic seaboard, but the entire population of whites,
Eskimos and fierce Indians who are
called the Apaches of the North, Is not
much more than that of a ward division
ln Chicago.
In acquiring the Alaskan territory,
though the United States moved its center, figured in geographical mines, not In
area or population, as far west as San
Francisco. The country now extends
from about the 05th degree of longitude
up at the far east corner of Maine to the
122d degree up at the far northwest tip
of the A ni ska n mainland. This is taking
no account of the little island of Attu,
1,000 miles out In the Pacific, beyond the
Hawaiian group, which, since the purchase ot Alnskn, has really been our west-
neau and Sitka. They are both thriving
towns, and probably they will thrive
from now on, for a time at least, as they
hnve never thriven before. Alaska Is ruled
by n territorial governor, who now is J.
O. Brady, recently appointed by President
McKinley to succeed James A. 8heakley.
The Governor's residence is in Sitkn.
Among the things Alaska has done for
this country nside from stirring up the
present gold excitement one of the most
forward wns to involve it in disputes with
England on the houndary question nnd
the sunl fisheries business. Both of these
disputes threatened war, but white-winged peace settled over the situation in each
case nnd brought the suggestion of that
newly inve. cd English-American Institution���arbitration, However, the boundary
question is not settled yet.
Character of the Population.
The census enumeration of 1800,
gave the population of the territory ns 1(0,329, of whom 4,410 were whites,
82 blacks, 1,568 half-breed I ml inns und
Eskimos, i:i,7!l5 natives not Eskimos (Indians), 2.125 Chinese and 8,400 Eskimos.
The number of whites has probably been
more than doubled since then, however,
ns the Alaskan gold fever set in iu mild
form three or four years ago. One would
hardly think of going to Alaska for the
social ndvuntnges of the place.
Neither could it be said thnt a reasonably constructed individual would go there
for the climate. In winter the thermometer falls so low in places that no one will
recognize it; that it goes down to 70 degrees and lower. During all this kind of
winter up in the Yukon region little can
be done but sit nbout n fire in a vain endeavor to keep warm, for darkness exists
niOBt of the time, nnd the life seems like
that of a man uncomfortably seated at
the bottom of a well.
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FACTS ABOUT ALASKA.
PURCHASED In 1807 from ItiiB-
sls for ��7._00.(KK)' purchase negotiated by William 11. Reward.
Area In square miles, 531,400.
Population (census of lH'.Kn. 80.320,
of whom lint 4,418 were whites, 8,400
Esquimaux and 13,785 Indians.
Estimated present population, 40,-
000.
Principal cities, Sitkn (the capital),
Juneau, Wrangel, Circle City.
Principal rivers, the Yukon (more
than 2,000 miles Ions), the Kuakok-
wlin, the ('nivllle and the Copper.
Principal mountains. Mount Logan,
altitude 10,600 feet; Mount St. Bliss,
18,100; Mount Wrangel, 17,600 feet.
Governor of the territory, James D.
Drndy; residence at Sitka.
Principal product s besides gold, furs,
flsh and lumber.
Principal occupations of tbe people,
hunting and fishing.
Gold first discovered In 1870.
Estimated product of gold to date.
$30,000,000.
Product of gold In 1806, $4,070,000.
Klondyke In English is Deer River.
The river Is so designated on the
maps.
Klondyke gold fields partly In American ana partly in British territory,
and the product ls disposed of tn the
United States.
Scene of the present excitement Is
along the Upper Yukon and Its tributaries.
Distance from Chicago to the Klondyke gold fields, via the Yukon, Is
about 6,600 miles; via Chllkoot Pass,
about 4,000 miles.
Time to make tlie trip by either
route, thirty days.
Cost of the trip, about $300.
Travel possible only In June, July
and August.
Climate In winter severe In the extreme, winter beginning In September.
During June snd July continuous
daylight; during December and January continuous night.
During the summer season the days ar*
sometimes even a little bit hot, but nol
for long, lu thnt time, too, there is at
most continual dny, for thnt end of th��
earth (If it may be so called) is the ont
that Is pointed directly nt the sun.
But .is the summer brings warmth and
daylight it uIbo brings mosquitoes. And
such mosquitoes! Creatures thnt buzi
and bite in such a way as to make tin
dreaded Jersey variety seem by comparison like the silvery, angelic, sweetly, humming fancies of n peaceful dream. The
travelers who return from the Yukon region tell stories of how brave and strong
men, courageous enough to undertuke th��
perils a journey to that country Involves,
actually break down and sob in utter desperation and despair under the torment,
of these terrible pests. The ice and th��
"magnificent distances"of the country ar��
not the only drawbacks to its exploration or to journeying to the gold fields; th*
mosquitoes must ever be remembered.
Of course, in the southern pnrt of Alaska, where Junenu nnd Sitkn are situated,
the winters are not so rigorous. Tliere
the weather is comparatively mild, and in
summer is said to lie delightful. But
Juneau nnd Sitka are Infinitesimal as compared with the whole country, nnd they
are not nn index to whnt is furnished farther up nnd fnrthcr inland.
Industriea of Alaaka.
'When travelers were asked ns Inte as
two or three years ago what were the
principal pursuits in Alaska they replied,
of course, that fishing and hunting furnished occupation for the greater pnrt of
the population. What else wns to be expected from a population made up In the
mnin of Eskimos und Indians? In the
Sitka district there nre magnificent forests and lumbering is an industry, but in
the barren, icy north the occupation of
the Indian was to shoot aud trap the
bear, the fox, the otter and the other animals whose fur would bring a price in
tlie markets of the world, to catch the
scnls and spear the whale and catch the
other fish or gome that could be turned
into money. Salmon canning is the great
industry of the Kndiuk district, and has
been for years.
Of late, however, the other industries of
Alaska hnve sunk almost out of sight because of the new gold flurry. Mining, of
course, is the iudustry of the white man.
Virgin gold might hnve lain in plain sight
in the locks to a limitless extent and in
nil probability the Indlnns and the Eskimos would never have touched It.   Food
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IP^ijjjfeil
rnosi'KCTiNO in Alaska.
und furs are the standard of value with
them, (iold (ills no Eskimo stomachs aud
keeps no Eskimo body warm.
But with the white man it was different. He came, he saw, he dug, and in
the digging he found richness. Glittering
gold greeted hlB eyes, aud the fever of
gold is epon us.
Work ins Placer Mlnea.
The Klondyke mines nre placers���the
most easily worked mines of auy, and
requiring the least expenditure. The
methods of washing out placer gold are
known us "sluicing" and "panning." Tbe
former is employed where the yield is of
ordinary value, while all old-timers prefer the latter iu rich ground,
Iu sluicing the dirt is shoveled into the
sluice box, through which water is rapidly running. The box is of varying length,
and has holes bored In the bottom. These
holes are filled with quicksilver; the dirt,
gravel nnd small bowlders are washed
over the quicksilver, but the gold adheres
to it. When a miner "cleans up," sometimes every night, sometimes once a week,
the wnter ls turned off and the sluice box
holes are cleaned out.
In panning, the dirt is put into a gold
pau���about the size of a small dishpan.
This pan is made of copper. The miner
squats beside a stream, dips water into
the pan, oscillates it with a motion that
can only be acquired by experience, and
gradually sloughs out the water, dirt,
gravel, etc., retaining the gold In the pan.
Gold being the heaviest substance, It is of
course the easiest to retain in the pan.
If it be in the shape of nuggets, the miner
picks them out of the pan with his fingers;
if the gold be in small particles, fine gold,
or "flour" gold, he dries the pan in thai
sun and carefully brushes the deposit into
a piece of buckskin or other mnterial used
for carrying the precious metal.
A pick, n shovel, a gold pan, water, and,
of course, some gold are the only essentials of placer mining. Machinery is only
necessary in placer mining where large
areas of ground thnt yields only moderately are worked, and then only for hydraulic power in washing down the dirt.
"
Good News for Him.
"You are destined to marry riches,*!
the seeress said, "but "
"But what?"
"Death will claim you two years before the event"���Town-Topics.
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mi. Hiiii'" ' DOWN IN A COAL MINE
TRIP THROUGH GLOOMY CAV-
*, ERNS OF THE EARTH.
Going: riown a Slope to the Worklnar
Chumbera Where, Amid Powder
Emoke and Perils, the Miner IMkh
Coal���Discovery of the Mineral.
About Conl.
Pittsburg, Pa., correspondence!
Not many of us think as we sit hy comfortable fires iu the zero days of winter
of the difficulties and dangers experienced
in mining the colli that contributes so
much to our domestic happiness and onr
national prosperity. Yet the mainspring
of our very civilisation is the coal the
miner digs in the gloomy caverns of the
earth.    There ages ago the heat ot the
sun, absorbed by the plants from which
coal is derived, was treasured up and today we have that suine bent, in the form
of coal, nt our disposal und subject to
our control. Without it we would be living in tlie pnst���in the days of the stage
coach and the sailboat, with nut present
���conditions of life, if dreamed of, another
Utopia. By it we can travel almost ns
Comfortably   us   if   seated    ill   our  own
homes over thousands of miles of mountain and valley nnd thousands of leagues
���of ocean, and enjoy conveniences such
ns were not within the reach of tho
wealthiest and greatest of ancient times.
Such is the value ot coal to the modern
world, and it is un interesting subject
how it is mined.
To a visitor to the coal fields one of the
interesting sights is the huge breakers
that are dotted over the region nnd the
mountains of refuse���the "dumps"���that
have been extracted from the mines.
These breakers nre generally, though not
always, erected over the mouth of Ihe
shnft, or entrances to the mines, nnd it is
in them that the coal, after having been
mined, is graded by passing through different screens, and cleaned by having
the impurities picked out by hand, those
employed for that purpose being mainly
children. The impurities nre the constituents of the "dumps" and some of the
latter contain hundreds of millions of
tons.
It wis my good fortune recently to
Spend several hours in the colliery known
ns the Little Schuylkill in Mahoning City,
Pn. While the midday sun was shining
gloriously nnd nil nature seemed joyful,
I entered the cage und wns rapidly lowered to the bottom of the shaft, where
all wns (lurk as blackest midnight. Here
and there appeared Hickering lights in the
caps of the miners anil when the eyes became more accustomed to the darkness I
saw the outlines of curs on the trucks,
some full of coal,  to be presently lifted
ed the ninth level of the mine and wa.
then stnnding more thou 1,000 feet beneath the surface of the earth, over which
the warm sunshine was playing. It waB
warm enough, however, in the mine, although the air in the slope was pure.
In tho Minim? Chambers.
In the chambers where the miners were
blasting, the atmosphere was heavy with
the smell of powder and laden with dust.
One could see even in the dim light of the
lamp lie carried the very air he breathed,
or at least the admixture which with the
air he took into his lungs. Here then
nnd in similar chnmbers in thousands of
collieries the precious coal that contributes so much to our every comfort is
mined.
Around were the possibilities of danger
and death. A body of gas might be exploded, a cme-in might occur; in a multiplicity of ways danger might hover near.
But the miner, with the confidence which
yeurB .if experience gives, does not allow
TI'.* m.lCOVEIlV  OF COAL.
to the breaker above, and others empty,
to be taken down the slope to the different levels, where the miners were digging the precious mineral. Close to the
bottom of the shaft were the stables,
where the long-eared, patient mules, used
In hauling cars in certain portions of the
mine, are housed. Kew of these mules
ilncc their firBt entry into the mine have
iceii daylight and Borne of them very probably never will. On another side of the
shaft was an engine room, and n pump
wns laboriously at work, forcing to the
bright earth above the waters that are
��ver collecting in  these   dark   caverns,
discovery in Pennsylvania wns made tn I
1791 by a hunter mimed Philip Ginther, I
Ginther's hunting grounds were on id< j
eastern  slope of  the  mountains  drained
by the Lehigh  River,  and one evening j
while on the summit of Sharp Mountain i
he stumbled over the roots of a fallen
tree and kicked before him a huge black |
"stone."    Thinking     that    possibly I,1 it
might be conl, of which he hnd hi Jrd
something,  he  picked  up  the  lump  _nd
turned it over to a Col. Jacob Weiss, who
lived near the  present  site of   Mnucn
Chunk.   The   Colonel,  after   satisfying
himself that the specimen was anthracite
coal, organized   the Lehigh Coal   Mine
Company, one of the members of which
was    Robert    Morris,   the    celebrated
financier.    The work of milling was begun at the very spot where Ginther stumbled over the prostrate tree and several
thousand acres of land were purchased.
But what to do with the conl that was
mined  was a  problem.    There  was  no
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his mind to be troubled by these fears,
unless, indeed, some fellow worker be
stricken down. Then the dangers for a
while appear in concrete form, only gradually to be forgotten.
In mining conl the miner must naturally follow the vein of mineral aud this
often runs ut an ungle of 85 or more degrees. As he progresses timbers are
used to uphold the roof and platforms are
Constructed upon which to stand. When
a quantity of coal is dislodged by explosives, it falls to a platform where the
miner's assistant breaks it up into manageable sizes and loads it into the cars
standing on a track ready to receive it.
Each car when loaded is hauled to the
slope, up which, with others, it is drawn
to the foot of the shaft and hoisted to the
breaker.
I had no desire to prolong my stay in
the atmosphere of the chambers; but
when I saw a man testing the air to see
if gas wns forming and remembered the
numerous disasters that have occurred
in the coal regions through explosions I
wns more anxious than ever to reach the
pure nir and sunshine.
Notwithstanding the dangers attending
conl mining nnd the poor reward for the
miner's work, the occupation seems to
lend a strange enchantment. Children
first enter the breakers to pick the im-
puriticB from the coul, then they become
drivers in the mines, next miners' assistants and finally miners themselves. They
are reared in un atmosphere of coal mining, seeing little else nnd having few other
avenues of employment open to them. It
is ns natural for them to enter the mines
to work ns for the farmer to go into his
liiiyfield or ihe shopkeeper into the store,
nnd they think no more thun these of uc-
ciilonts.    And yet  minor accidents nnd
EXTEKIOK   VIEW   OF   A   COAL   MINE.
Several of these pumps nre thus continually engaged on the different levels, else
Ihe water would collect in such nuituti-
!ies as to render work impracticable and
Ultimately flood the mine.
A dreadful accident occurred by the last
car of one of those trains becoming detached from its fellows. At a point where
the fifth level branches from the slope one
of the v/orkers was standing when the
detached car went rushing down the slope
with almost the velocity of a cannon ball.
Those who heard the roar of the oncoming
car shouted to the man to move. He
either did not hear them or became paralyzed with fear; iu any case the car
ground him to pieces against one of the
pillars.
Ultimately with my conductor I reach-
fatalities are numerous. We aire all more
or less familiar with the great disasters
of the coal fields, in each of which ten,
twenty or more persons have been killed.
But outside the coal regions themselves
the news of the minor tragedies seldom
penetrate, or If it does it is overlooked or
forgotten. But they are always occurring.
Surely the coal miner is engaged in
perilous work. He deserves a better fate
than want and the contingency of starvation���a fate that is confronting thousands
of miners and their families in the anthracite regions of Pennsylvania to-day.
The Romance of Coal.
Considerable of a romance attaches to
the early use of coal in this country.  Its
market for it. The surrounding timber,
and what with the low price of wood and
the abundance of charcoal, there seemed
little prospect of marketing the conl for
many a long year to come, The work
of mining wns consequently soon nbuu-
doned.
Col. Weiss, however, determined In
bringing the coal to the uttention of the
people. He tilled his saddle bags with
it from time to time and rode around
among the blacksmiths, earnestly soliciting them to try it. Many refused to hnve
anything to do with "common stones,"
and those who tried it met with only partial success. Accordingly the coal company relaxed its efforts to obtain a market and were about to dissolve when, in
1798, the Legislature chartered a company to improve the navigation of the
Lehigh River. This work was completed
in 1802 und the coal company renewed
their efforts to bring their products to
market. In 1803 six boats, each containing 100 tons of coal, started from Mnuch
Chunk lor Philadelphia. Four of the
boats caine to grief on the way and two
of thein reached the city of Brotherly
Love. After much delay the coal was
sold to the municipal authorities, who
were then working a steam boiler to pump
water into tanks for the use of the city.
But all attempts to bum the conl failed
and it was broken up and scattered over
the foot wnlks. And thus for a period of
seventeen years ended the operations of
the Lehigh Coal Mine Company.
Some years later, or in 1810, conl wnc
found in the vicinity of Fottsville, Schuylkill County. The blacksmiths of the
neighborhood experimented with it and
happily with buccoss and a number of
Individuals, among them Col. George
Shoemaker, interested themselves in its
development. In 1S17 he loaded ten wagons with the mineral nnd sent them to
Philadelphia. On the way some of the
conl w>lB disposed uf to blacksmiths nnd
a considerable quantity wns sold to the
Fiiinnount Null Works. The rest was
disposed of to Individuals in Philadelphia.
The hitter, unable to burn the coul, although DSSOied that it would burn, regarded Shoeinnker ns a swindler nnd warrants were issued fur his arrest. He succeeded, however, in eluding the officers
of the law and returned home by a roundabout route. But while the prospect of
securing n mnrket for coal thus looked
dnrk nn Incident occurred thnt completely
changed the situution. At the Fnirmount
Nail Works tin attempt was made to burn
the coal. The men raked It, stirred it, nnd
blew upon it, but without success. At
the noon hour they shut fnst the furnace
doors and with many a muttered imprecation on the blnck stones went to their
dinners. When they returned the furnaces were red hot and the fire within was
seething and roaring like a tempest. They
had discovered the secret of burning anthracite coal���it only required to be let
alone.
This successful burning of the mineral
predisposed many in its favor, while the
growing scarcity and dearness of wood
rendered u substitute indispensable. And
thus the Lehigh Coal Mine Company appeared once more in the field. In 1820
they shipped 365 tons of coal, readily finding a market nnd three years later their
shipment amounted to nearly 5,000 tons.
Both companies then consolidated undei
the title of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. In the Schuylkill region
the development of the coal industry was
rapid and by 1827 over 20,000 tons wer*
shipped to market.	
Ttgiag position���The judge's.
Model   cluli  of  West   Kootenay.    Hot
and Cold Baths: Well-Furnished
Rooms: Hood Beds; Klec-
trie Lights.
W. J. HALL, Proprietor.
A Avenue, near'ith, Kaslo, B. C.   Post-
offlCS Box No. 60.
<H^<5><S><5><8><S>'s*3><s>*^^
Jackson House,
Isaac W'aldron, Prop.
Whitewater,   British Columbia.
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COLUMBIA-
BAR-
 FKOKT STItKF.T������
;  McLEOD & BEALER Proprietors.
Best Bar in Kaslo.
Finest of everything to drink and
smoke.
m��������������������
First-Class in every respect	
i treatment to nil
x    rirsi-i luss in every
���    Courtemis ti
*v%r$
Anglo-American
HOTEL
AINSWORTH. B. C.
finely Furnished Throughout: Dining Koom
Service l'nexeelled: Bar Stocked With
choice Liquors ami Cigars.
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m
THE
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NEWS
Job Department
\ Is'Now Complete in Every Particular and is Under i
J- j* the Able Management of -* J* i
KANE & NISBETi
Who have spared no pains or expense in getting
everything first-class and in the latest designs.
We are, therefore, enabled [to turn out all
kinds of Art and Commercial Printing, ���* ���** j*
SUCH   AS
���><���>
Prospectuses, Stock Certificates,
Bill Heads, Letter Heads,
Cards, Etc.
In fact anything from a Milk Ticket to a
Circus Bill j*
Work Done on the Shortest Possible Notice
KANE & NISBE'
KASLO, B. C.
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iption $2.01   I in   'mui en in Ai!
Vdvo        ���    Ratei M ide
i ���     Vyplli     '��� .'.
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.  ���     ���      rDEPENDl NCE.
torj   is redo,   want : '������    ! '������
���   ���        Hi,    lignilicant I bal
inal      acrosB the
een
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��� its papers gol  tired ol
��� ;     il and Cubi   I
on   I am da.    .1 ual
aid   1 pectod to
.: Lin by such h union i-   not  appai ��� nt
'he 1 ....       10 liinj  to offi 1
value that < Canada dues
���  . ��� in : be other hand
1      ��� nj drawbn tv atild
i .1, adu   1 01   annexation.
11  1 oi*m of
.1 11 en       1, b
[it   " in tho
.   S ��� . past    tew
old  '  '-     uf tin.'
11   ni c   it ������ ������������'..   am n 1 ivirtg ol
1! .       ..   . ���.   (.'1   b I ��� ding  ;'
..   apt in
. idi ��� i ���  ��� : tost absolute
lobo.   The ���   ������   i
republic coin-
; . bj id   retro-
ol   patri-
m of th     iomi ion
��� '      1       1 tin       aine common poo-
rmltl id ii     ������ ii" I '   -
on i" cast their ballot 1 freely
.:.'���! hem countu d fairly.
,'  : iy should Canada
���am i" mix up ��Ith w hat Is  likely to
la Is praoti-
. ally   Independent   now.   No   le     an
ith    Ity  than  Sir   Wilfred   Laurier
irland that ('anada
: ��� .   ilf   orfectly freetQ conn
, f      hur own    '   : ure.    Aci ding
��� b    A  lerioan moot bly   Review of
"��� ii  ��� 1 he has : ���'���  i"' r ip ilarity in
Kngland bj thiis bold statement, which
 1   bi     ��� 1 ���: ' 1 .   di 1..   i I 1 !anadu
to cut I ������������ Blender  thread
now     inn hi r to the  British   Empire, it i     11 at she may do so
-  hindrance    Canada,
'i ���  a'   f, I   1. il; ;   ; -deration of
si If-| ��� vi ii lag   provinoi i,   if Canada
���"'' al     ������  own   pleasure, equally frm   that   British
Coluuil       ' dtoba, Quebei
tnijrhl at 1    ir own  pleasure withdraw
from tho Canadian federation aud  re-
their   din cl   n tai ionsl ip  with
Bu   i    d, hit .������ ig   pn      '-lv   the   same
tatti   I hn   .'.".-���  i'n- . dls id   .i''v.-  nn ��� ,
or   1 bi    -   1.    .'    : I al   of New South
Wales 0           ��� ealandV   Whati verad-
. i       '  might accrue to 1 lanada from
aomplote independence, would bi mon
than co 1      ��� lai ced by 1 lie disadvaa-
bat         I be vi ry apt Ln   follow
boy hi    1 '!".:���    '1   I'       oi
of the United  8tat< -.   1 lanada   is all
i i���lu as ihe i 1,
rn:: RISE IN WHEAT.
\,'    at took :i spurt iii the froAl U.S.
iMiMii; irolal center    veeli and wae
bulled un ! il ran ap to over II per
bushel. It could nol be held 1 be v
long I owe; *r, and jooi fell book to BJ
cents around ������ hich point ii i no
Unci ��� tiriL". High wheat will delu '.<���
tnauy this your int 1 believing that the
republican party is fulfilling iu prom
ises about returning prosperity. Me-
Kinlfv will pol onlj be given en dli
for the famine in India, but even i��v
the Klondike discoveries, One ofthe
brainy speakers al 11 recent bankers'
banquet In the United States'gravely
and without Intentional blasphemy,
nave htm credit for a silent partnership
with the Almighty, when he remarked,
"The Lord is on the side of the republican party this year." The Westminster Cn/.eti'. referring to tho rise
in the price of wheat says: "It is fin
unmerited stroke nf good luck for
President McKinley's government,
which ought to have been overtaken
liy swift calamity for Shamelessly paying election bets to the trusts by the
passage of the Dinley bill."
EDITORIAL   OtlTCBOPTlNGS
, .   tin receipt t>i a -<"i-
1        ill   1 air,  v.liieli
!'���> III.
. Ison      ;""  I blasl  fur-
11 n ,��� in 1        nrld       the Halls   mini
, .  mi       a now load    Is      al
���  itiou     ' ". 1 un 11  ��nd Pilot
. 1.  lUKlit to 1 esuli [n mosl leuu  orei
.     <      orac.
iposi .��� ������ nayor ol
,1 nattt'i   Willi   Kaslo?   llayoi
1 . suyi lt.nl lie doesn't ivanl anj salary,
- tho distinct nn In . iiiij 1 hat he
��� ��� accepl i'''"   'ctlon. I11
for I mayor of Kssl
,  11,111 ��� I1011I1I '.:vi' hi- coinpl :
ad lie paid for It.
1    .    ;'.>:, of tin' tUn    men
[1     the Kl  nrliko  Jul) fl, and cinnc  ovor-
Idays,   neh mail ca n 'ing '��� ��,
1 " , ���: ���       tid tin        -. n iii  hardly  bear
1 In   .. id   would
Im,  II wtoryof Iliu
11 I by "���;.���> lean  l��i igiinds  who
1: mile 1   ih �� trifle ol    -
roi     i ��� his vesi pocket.
oud ���     ��� lial
iiatiu ' demand  ca mu
i   ih.h'U' Oil I   'Oil   ll 1.1 ....,.���
tile     arirTshoitters who
... ���   of supply nnd ii
1 bi     the prl 1 ���  ni . ��� ��� ���
���.       1 or   lowi    id  at   id', it.-iii'" hy
���    1   ntiuiii       Ljui
In th    larl  . lug the |ev  ! ��� oui 1 itency.
11 vvlio atlvisvi      ipl   10   11. ��� ilu' rosy
licHof Hi    ...   dot line and al tho ������
of its caiiRc thai offei   no r
,   .   ���       iiiseil   down  I"- ' ll lior   illogical
H'i'i in      '     I orInsincci       lilt 11  111, lliat'ii
 llWHJ  '11 . "'i    '' ���
art! ti Idem I ivoi 1 if corn'rntmi
1       finn        tlio 11 ii-'  -  '   of the
. ' ���; tu tineartll BWii n co
lie .
The hi n aro til      11   I boll
',   .     1 the n rallaws of  supply
: 111     do nol   tnaintain   thai
it  be   Intel eretl   with, an)
' 11  .    the      mild mi   dain thai
I'ln' not 1    divcrteitfi -    iiti       1 haniicl
���.  i.l .i' maud foi   -.'.. . . ��� a
oinau;i   shall   i't
lit. 11 the old   '   iiiiercit.l  1   '." of  abi ul i' to i
��� -mri'il.
Phi     If assumed supei im'  Intelligence  thai
ri enlighten ttip benlglitoil public
by little pi v lion In gold aud idlver are
tii ny- prod 1' smile among
ling   people u lie  lire  every
the  ��.���      The  klndi 1
'i .1.1 iimi silver  >';���.   referred
��� . .i'i gold 11- il lion .��� i ���..".,. "
shonest money"  may    .' for
10I for the breezy west.
PKRSONAL.
'   .  ���    '  [ii   r of tlossland ii iu tov 11 agi  a,
.1. t. 1 .. ������: the li. c. Mining Recor I.Vii orli .
;        ���  .        reek,
1. w     .'   . n'    land agt ni ".  in'   '������   i' li ;i'
Spokan       1     1 town to-day.
'i irry Cl ��� i. former enginei r >ii the Kn-
ll    Klo
'   i'    . pokane's I '
IBS IR tl L' Sloe I'I  >lli-  ll ���     ',.   Illl'l in-
'.-''- ' ni, partnet ol W in. M ad*
iwsha ��� 'ii'1 Klondike bj tbe Furl \\ ran-
I'll ui mule.
Ktl. Ci.',". i'i. ;���: erly 0f the Rlocftn Pioneer, la
.1; .!;��� ���    Pai ' i\t Iiil' tn ill Health 1 1 eon-
temp al        lurningto Washington.
I. D, Holism! 'I i'i'-1-1 '"'itn cigar factory haa
jusl rutin i" 'i from mi" ����� hia rogiilar loin ��� ������>
i1    li iwn   "i West Kniiiviiuv.
ii'; nt, 1 lirtagor nf  ihe 1 (inter .-1 c
'���i Ine ai I, act onipanled by bis daugh.
t_r,-A3     ���        ' '   ' 1 in it Kit-in iii'   v.''. i'
.',... :    .   '        ..���!".  lil.'.'l   Ag,  'll     .1   Iiil'  SO   -
11       ��� '   ��� !: ,i' tvitv   >'. i'.il  Ills   !���:������.ih,.   [rom
1 ii        are visiting thi   ;!'n an.
M: ...i: ���!: 111 mui Mi- Mint Burke visited nnilitj   mui t'rrt" Him linn .1
ul tie1 Vvilitl ��� nilne by liiiiiniHi'i Eaton.
���   ���  ��� ���    ���!     B   \. A. Hull1, .,! ii'i.�� i ily wm
lirrii ���  i       '  ti', ilnoddny, \ ,��� ,i.i   is, (���
'i ���   D ���     "iii '.   The N  ���'���    extends
. i, .
J. T tforkill,  Ihe  well   known surveyor ex
.,':".!   Monday  for aoms   nowly
talki . .  near tbe boundary line of
'i .'I ,'.ii'k. if they 'l.i ' 'i pan
it l ��� lion lie  eX]Hi(ttf lo  start  for
pi ;i.'  Kasli        ���  ���     ���! in
S till.
Iio  I.us l�� ri!  conducting
th   Ui         in  ..I.:. led for  Ai.isk"   last
lv   I Hi ;.i ii"i" i.. take it  poil^
ii  'I oipany nt  I > >- ��� i and
i ��� m tothnKl     til." -I- .i   prfng. lie
��� i bye to ' A
"��� time ie look up.
LOCAL IIRKVITIKS
���i. i] :i     tins  ."-i iilnlit.
missing thi- week.
n ii i| rii.     baa i'ii'I hi" Innings lately
ilnt   ,-. (.ir ill" Dardanelles in n
itri. .i"! ..inI Is bow in ii'tiu ill up the road
The Bal Ih In   bull ling rner of A p.nd  :in
. iproved by u foil "f : I ��tlc.
i;," ' - ,   Iio is i.-iu-e la fitii ni- . "i b
' Ing completion uuiler llieliiiiiiiniti'iiii'li! i-fTiti-
! iv-itt llivil. ll.
,r!i".-'ii.';,M i-Ainsit'iiriii  hus been  repaired
n  ���.]!.''. h'':' rcguUur runa t"  Bonnera
; I'eirv and nin.'n.
Tlio report of the reduction ot wages  iu  the
��� <ob    Five and   drier Blocan i.lines  proYC.ta
Im withottt fountliiHtin.
Tht! i'.eil In-; ni Mt'iliiiKtiii, tboTwOFriends
ni Slocan (,;.y h "'l a ftlivarton mine are added
I" tin lfi of shippers over the K.& Br road-
��� A bust' bull guine at tlie regular grounds lust
Sui;i1:iv|IhI'\i'i'ii lit' clerks and a picked team
resulte.:! in viijtorj for the former by a set ire tii
IStolT.
;    .1. n. Ferguson obtained judgment  fur |55 a-
gainst ('. 11. sfrntig of  Hpoltam*   last   week   in
petty debtors' court for commission on a  real
1 estate deal.
Win  Mi -���.:i.      the minini    poker hi    i  11 ��� ���
���.     mineral   display   in  hia  windon.
licit will pay any one      r ihe  iInn speul In
���
t'llll I.  'I :;'    ill'.i v. it    n. .1   '   H ith ll   V h
��i-;i iiiniiil     I hi Hie jii 11 ii   ' i l-.iu last Heel-, by
'   i I      ."    ' ini I .      to aivall   i.'iiil !���>
���V ting I
. I back to  Kaslo
...   ijuii I,i., nabbed.
The in - offlt e  i.v ih"   Hi   ' anan  saw  and
mill is linished pcupled. It is a
:  teeturo,] rooms, In ��� i-
lied in      ��� I .   !     ���    I lias hand
h   i  counters,  etc.. i rnetl out  ni
homo plant.
lie rear of tl bull
��� i Ing a '" litoni ug n lort. I\l
ery day wtl H ,-outh i ad bei   ���
i I ICnslu disporting I!-- If iu i      limpid ��
���   ',   ;  '.-    ; ������        ���!���,.��� idea
del . ti bathe at little cost.
A.vt,   ii XBtH nit Rt'li!
,  i.l ihe 1 :    lar  ulinreh
iie li n                  '���' i'el    '.:    pi
praiisi          ��� e.    ftov. A. >���  ' "    A.. �� :ii
j      .-,., lasfa nne hour.
Ul'
���:,..:'���". En i    t'     'M     I :'"
iptl li will be belli    n  the Olympic
I i p. i      sub) i   i.ifv."
Ice 11 a. in, in     bool
Joct, "V, ���< king tmt "' '   ''-i. ation "   un
��� !        ',    I and   Bible el ucdiately   tol-
:
':"'n' New Hoi    ol  I'l'ni    ���       not used at thi
.    -  ��� , ��� i *    Ing  to a
orders given.     :    . i il    ���
riitci    ' lay for 11"    li        line,    rh
pit     v ��� coping wit       eeveul
: '.��� I..,'-:'
praisi by t lioir   ��� ������    > I ���
lug to tl
���  ,
had 'tt I.iimtiut t. Young I cts. i   i'i
pward       I .
:     Y    "   -']���"���     ���''���.     "
THE1K ANNUL TUCK.
i on tinned from 1 ���
���on ��� i ;> i he Intent <��� ': of the   con
pan; up       I i    ���    .   ���
will   permit   by
.  .��� ���     ini   I hrou h the   Vn .<   Lake
low11   the   Lardo i      'to
id nf I'ooit i v   lalte.   The
��� ���    '     'tir   this   ha'..'   already  bi i n
  iticable
This eon 'i i '.- i ��� aotun il,      Ibut
Kaslo, and iti op min ill
would       i   much (b ' us.
In en: with ferWhyl
and Si pt. Marpole at ihe   ...
hi   ���   irning befon    th
i'i:. i; ivob stated thtfl
Slooai now havii     li    i   ���
bei   ii    tion al   Si nd ���'; .h
tended this way soon as far as White-
id ; i   Ibl; might lati r par 'Mel
the K, tV S. ' -   !��� i" Kaslo. The} sp ���; e
nf tin. general Impetus ��� he  build
ing of i .   '��� i ��� ���������   iNe .i road i-- fivi ig s,"
Lite     ^^ hole   '��� " '< ' ay    ^i     ;'
i,,i.mi rht that Kasl :-.
of the i"asperity   Lima   iii'' ���' ���
piir!'. has thu i far tra    I   !    itirelj bi
da; I:  ht, -1 <11n>i;��� ��� ��� i   ��� lit at  'li'. Is-
iunal points.
Cnl. liaker's Vbtit.
Minister of MinesoBakor accompanied thf party on  I '������������': v \.<w through
Wi -   Kootenay, and  rei ewed  his ex-
aintanci   imong ourpeople.
e, to eth ;��� with the C.  I',   i���.   i   i
the tov,nsite  of  ('raubrook,   -n   East
i" ;   n   ;. .    tttetve     '   ':':������      :���	
be the divi
.  .   ,,l' the    ' ���    -t )':'.::���
railway, the smelting center lor  East
,' 11 tena; .win          ;    Iso   be locatod
the  largest  coking   industry   in   tbe
Northwest,.    For miles in  every direction from I Iranbrook the surface of tlie
'   is nearly i                u 90or, and
with a .'ii'.;hi -itiiii' iii iin- river mal11
the ideal to�� nstte           ish < Columbia.
Cranbrook ia in the ci utee of the extensive silver-lead mining distrid  oi
Eai i. Kootenay and will be t^iegovorn-
iii' nt hen       ���   '-I -��� lor   that,  di
('olonel ' hi1- it i ays  lown lots  will be
placed   on   the   market   in    al
i,    stated ,"  :iively i  ���
i Irpvi 's Nest 1          tilway ivoul
oi ��� ������ .hi  ,- io     '.   I'iv r a; Wardner:
('ni.in. ! i taker I   i ]i ��� cabinet "1 'ooh
Bah," i�� in;' net onlj minister of minister i'f education as well i      	
hiii al ii having boll a doaep or so yet
minor official branch ��� taoked unto his
office, I le expressed rej ret that hi.
la.'l: nf i.iin" h.'i" would not permit him
m meet the school official.. Ou being
informed of the crowded condition of
the Schools, he said that he was no��
prepared to furnish au extra teajh i
on. Bbort notice for every extra 40 school
children that could be .shown.
Kleh St'intl 111 tlle-l'i-te."
The Sandon correspondent of the
Spokesman-Review says that the latest
sensation in tlie nature of a strike was
made In the Pete, owned by Georgo
Hughes, A. W. MqOune und Pete Larson, uf tw days ago. Pour feet of high
grade gray oopperore, about 10 inches
of it Bill iii, has' been tapped at a depth of
louft. Mr. Medina is becoming known
as "the.mascott" of the Slocan. Kv-
ofything he touches turns out lucky,
aud It is notorious that he never finds
any grasshoppers iu his wine glass.
big success! l
Win .   wi     ',    ii i Our   Doors to the Public on rfc^
^    'I'm-.tiny, tho 17th, we were more than pleased at t!'
the succci ii ��� ffoi I .
We ci -    ily claim the Largest  and   r-
Stock in Kootenay (��f______���  (   ' ���
UP-TO-DATE . ���
^v=\^
Dress Goods, Silks, Trimmings, Fancy _^j
Goods, Notions, Etc.
���''"'������"��� Our Stock of Men's Purn sand Qatsaro
Trade Winner
i\    i' ���    ' ,:���   (or E\   rybody.    Pay us a Visit and Salisfy Ki^Vj
EU'Hii V'ourself that Wi are 'C/^v
m'    KASLO'S LEADING DRY GOODS STORE,    f
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1  HOLLAND BROS.,
/        Proprietors.
|       mm P A TttONT ??ffH OMF [NDUSTRY
UNION MADE GOODS! kaslo, a a
THE PIONEER f
F. E.        HARDWARE DEALERS
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See
$ARCHER ��
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& ��� ^    ' Stoves, Craniteware, Tinware, Plumbiuff, Etcil
& CO. ' ' v
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Pront street, Kaslo, li. C.
-T.-..I-.-...I-.   ���I.
Largest und
;    BeatEquipped
Lumbering
\    Establjshm'nt
In the
Interior of
British
Columbia.
..The       |^
/   Kootenay Lake
Saw Mill.
G.O. BUCHANAN,
PROPRIETOR.
ii 0 ii ii 5
Now Running in All Departments.
Dressed     ' itohed: Shingles, Laths, Doors, W'in-
i irui \ Work, Glass, oto., ete.
\ On hand and to Order.   . tgei/ls in Nelson and Sandon
DISINFECTAMS11 DEODORIZERS.
This is the Season of the Year when the Liberal, l/se uf These if "ill Ward Off Disease.
A Full Line is . tlways Kept in Stock at
Stephenson's   Pharmacy.
Call and (Jet a Supply.
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iimi wwwnn i- *an
ft    Dominion Huilding and Loan Assoe'n   t^^
W m0*' or 7iii'n> ni. (ivr..itii) _____��� T
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Assets, $1,2R(),0()0.00.
.i-..i ������   ,-.,-.....,.,.,,....,,. _,
'     " MONBY TO LOAN' OM HMAI.I. MOXTITI.V RE-PAYMENTS, EKOU- ���
^^^^B I.ATKD TO fiUJT THE BORROWEK.
SPECIAL FEATURES -Ko Finos, No Forfeitures, Qusrsnteed Number of P^rm'enu
1
%C.Mm EVANS,
1NHURANOE  \NH LOAN A'lKNT,
OFFICE, FRONT STREET, KASl.O, 11. ('.
Just Received!
A Large and Varied Assortment of Tin and Granite
$ Ware, all to be Sold at Lowest Prices.
t
A Large Balance of Furniture Stock MUST bo Closed Out
'NoRoasotiahlaPricoItefu.se-..    CollAnd  Inspect our Stock
8 ^*       before Purchasing- elsewhere,
R. ELLIOTT, A Avenue, near 3rd st��� Kaslo, B. C.   I
I
2 We hav��, /feelatest andbesi p ....
nf thai district published.   Pro-
oure ono and keep well posted,
NEIV BOOKS.
The miil.i.'.'::, ; are now on hand:
fl
Ktr.ialitv. by Bellamy] paper.
"   ' '��� eloth.i
U.50 K
��� TbeCbrlstiao.byCaine,paper 75
"                       .'it,rh.. 1.50
Tbe Folly of Pen Harrington
by Julian Sturgis  7."i
Salted Wli U i-'ii-f, by George
McDonald  7-i
The Martians,by DuMaurier 7"i
Lamont & Young,    |
.' Books, Stationers, Wall Paper, [J
"S Kaslo, B. <'. 8"
tJ li
TRAVELERS' GUIDE.
Summary of Railway-Steamer Time
Cards From Kaslo.
K<i|{ u III rEW ITER, SANDON, CODV, ETC.,
Ktislti ,v Klocan Itiitiui.;. tmlnn leave Kaslo dat
ly i.; ^ .i in,; rtlti'liiti.'.'���ri'if,'tii Kil-iti .      i   ..
1 Ofl THREE I'i'' .. . ��KW DENVER, RORK'
BI HY and NAKt'SP, take K. A H. Hy. from
Ktt-lti In Kandon, iii ���' : i Nii'-.i-i-  li   -I.   all
Hallway, leaving Samlrm daily al -' ,.. in.; rein,. .'��� n ,i   i '   . al  ���.Mi'liin ni 1; ;15 n. : i.
: ��� H i I'V'.I.- rOJ ��� . '. INCOI VEK, VII . I
1:1 \ mui other raafn lino points nn >' v i' . ooai
i   ��� Itiup to A i'i, mii from Arrow
lli'Htl in Jt.'t. !'I. !������     tllOllCO I'l'Iiltrt I   Willi   I'll'-'l
mil w !��������� I.rn, ;i ���
roll Ml.I l.i: I' ��� . .-Ij lOAN i 11 'i , Kit'.. !.i!,,'
.-ii.-in'1' Hunter on Hlocan lake, connecting
n ii ii Salt i. i .' ��� h . nt Nev Denvei orfitr,
; ; i   ii, making III   i  niiuetlons ai H erj
11>); SOBTflr1 RT SPOK INE, ROSSI IND
... i HAND l-'uKK ��� 'v ." ateanier International from Ka It !ii!l''nt ���I'' n. lu., I'.vi'.'l'!
Bnildar, making . i i... i .in m five Mile Point,'
n in Selao'n, wftli Sel&on & Fort Hheppard Ry.,
liltll t.i Noctli] il '   - : i.'    i i
ritlllitlll,   i Ti.'   : DOWn   "OUtll Of Noi ill
j ii .I-1 a- the Ritokane i air ,v Northern, arriving
til Spnkaui nt fl: 10 p  m.
; i : [to -!; .hi euiimre al N'orthjiorl in the Rod
^iiiiiiiiitiii Ry,, nn:', ���    .   Ki    land al I:nt p.m
Or, R land n   ��� ached from N< Ison t la
i ilumbla & Koot ua\ Uj to Ronton, Uienec by
.>,���: iitettI1" ' It Tl i1 tii lee by < nlaiubhi ,'i
IVeittern Ry. to Rtn-sluutl. t)r, Rowland may lie
reaflied via NakURp And Trail by daily steam-
era down the Arrow I ii-, - an i Columbia   n r.
ForUrand Fori  und Boundary Creek |i"ini-.
"'. ,v N. Hy. frujm N'ortliport in Bi
or Marons, thence by atagi     ro�� ������ ervatlon.
;  ��� inv TRIP TO STOK ivi:. nr, !:,i (ward.
Take sieauter Alberta at 9:iHl  I'.  .���'������  Saturday
:i  Kaslo down Kootenay lakoand up Koot-
onay river to Bonner's Perry, Idaho, making
f liiiifi'lltint at Hun' potnl -ittniliiy wiili tiivitl
Voi'lhem trans-continental trains earn or ..,���:
bound, mi h inn' nt Bpokane at 7 p. m,
I't.l! .ll.vsuuliill, PILOT MAY. KELSON,
I'.i'., I. '-'. A T, i ' '- Steamer International
leaves Kaslo daily, except Sunday, al 5:4.1 a.m.i
r iturnlng, lea i . I 5 p. in., arrii lug ��t
Kaslo ni,i,ni .-���.'.ii p. in.
or. It. fn.'- -triiiiiii' Kokanee leaves Kaslo
dally, except Monday, al 7:3(1 n, m., arriving ai
Ni-Imui at Jl h. in,; returning, leaves S'elaonal
i p. m., arriving at Kaaloal /:30 p.m.
I. N.d T. Co.'s Steamer Allierta Iflsvos Kaslo
for Kelson anil LakopoIntadaHy, cxcopl Saturday inn! Sunday, ul fi p. m., arriving al Nelson
at'lup.i'i. j.i'iim- Nelson for Kaslo and Lake
points ilafly. I'Mipt Sund y ind Moutlay.ntsiSi)
a. in,, arriving at Kaalo at t_:S. p. in.
TOR FORT STE! I i    H'ARDNER.BI '.:   V. tl
��� I.. 8. N. Co.'s Stea r Aintworth leave- Kaslo
Mondays and Thursdays al 8 a. m. for Itonner's
Perry, Idaho, theneu :��� Qreal Northern Ry. to
Jennings, Montana, thence by river steamers
up Ktiott'iiay river, Or, taktsteantcr from Ool*
iltii nn c. I'.'K. iiinin line Tuesdays and Fridays
a* I a, m., up the Columbia riveranddown tiie
Kootenay river.
i-'HR SANCA, BONNER'S FERBV. Kit'.: Al-
berta's Saturday nighl and Sunilay trip or
Afnaworth's _fonday and Thursday trip as
aiiow. Returning, tlberta arrives at Kaslo
Sunday al in p. ra, llnswortb arrives at Kaslo
Wednesday slid Saturda> al in. u.
POR i.akihi. .'.i MEN r.i  and other points
y,  between  h'a^l(' and bead of  Kootenay  I.al;,':
Steamer   Kokanee   makes  rouhd  trip every
Monday and Ainsworth round trip every Ww-
ui-sday, leaving Kaslo at s p.m.
\KAKr.Y A HAD ACCIDtfXT.
John Ailcn's Race to Stave �� S. 1*'. &
\. Train.
The north bound passenger ti'aln nn
ilu Spokane Falls & Northern had ;i
narrow escape from being wreck'
about Jl: miles below Northport yesterday, gays Tuesday's Rossland Miner.
11, was bowling along at full speed
when the passengers were startled i,
a whtistle for brakes, Instantlj followed
by the jamming of the air i'i a manner
'hat '-lii.ivt'il theengineer meant lr.i>!-
nt'ss. Tii,- train was brought t" ;;. Mnml-
in :i remarkably short distance) bul
none too soon, .lust, in front of ihe cow-
itii.iuT was a boulder mi the track
weighing a inn or two.
It -'.'fins ti'.at a lad named John Allen
taking his "ay   to   Rossland on
toot,   lif came on the  boulder  lying
mi tin' track ami walked to tlio neoresl
house house ball a mile away to report
it.   '!').:���.   rancher  informed   him   ilu1
3pol aife wan just aboul i i .
al   ' 'f'  started back  mi
the rub i" the rcene nf the  slide.   He
got there just in time, as he was   less
���;, i arda tin the righl side nf the
boulder when   he  sighted   tlm   train,
1  ". :  ' ��� ��� and pouring with  pei spira-
���;iin. and  signalled  Wife  engineer tn
stop.
The   '.< I   was taken  mi   board   tl'"
train, and i    soon  as   the obstruction
������..������  <������,,.,     | ;i  proceeded   to  North-
port,   Sere he   was given   dinnor by
ducto    ami  Introduced   in the
tor of the Roi Bland  train  who
I'" ���.   i   I  n, i n here.   Among th   pa i-
��� ', '."���% was W. .1. Harris* nf  the  Le
Roi mine who took tin' lad   into  ins
���.in . and .'if will be given work at the
mine.
"i .in .'imijj ti) in: lucky in Rossland,1 w ��� young Allan's remark when
several ofthe passengers thanked him
For hi- piesen e of mind,
GIVEN BURIAL AT (AST.
Jo!iii Drum's Body Unbiiri.d  for 16
Days After Discovery.
recorded by th'   '.'���������������     the   body
of John   Drum,   drowned    noar    the
'mouth of Duncan river, Maj  HOth, was
discovered   protruding  from   a  sand
bank, Augusl   10th.   ,'���'���.  Si fl  -.   the
discovert r oi thi- body, Btaii ������  Ib
tercomiqgto  Kaslo and reporting
discovery to Governmen!     .    >,   Den-
nss, In' was told to return   to   Argenta
ami await investigations   thul th
ernmenl would wire concerning burial.
' ,   tli'l nil AugUSl  1 ll  1,    ������    ���'    i'-
eovering the body over with a few i'i ��� i
���;  sand,    [Tie   Im tructioi     I owevor,
did ii"l OOn O, ami in  Ihn   i; t' r\ :i!   Mr.
wai transferred to tl i po i loi
nf gold commission ir ill ,Vi- ion,
Mr. Siel ces retui I to   I     Io Mon-
daj. .\.:.���" i 23r!.  and  laxpln  icd i if
situation in fiovernmenl
Air. Keen offered him   -V~   i      , .
y the  body.
ft i' ,-ii. ii   -       isod     I pi' li      mt for
���i ��� ^   hi. i'"|i, rted . hai    iiu  ro   i
bad sera pi a   of) i lie   tern]   'in
f,i.  :, hat tin   it, I       ���   ���  , :
���
Mr. K  h Ired Mr  Dom        ��� ,"- Ij
:'i   ii   ���     il  animals.   !'���
���     ������ " an    10
da,  ,- " I i   "iI.-!'   In .
t:; -I expendiior
'I,'. I'.", n '''inii     ,    :,i) omt
in attend in 11 for that, b
respon Ibility oi hiring I'.
ami -im 0 to attend I They
loft tho eveul      ind  tlio body  fi
doubtless it; i his : ime prop'
'"in' Interment Involved  iii'1  ���	
of tint body and removing 11
in solid j overa.1   hui i ���
fl ,nii I,'   lit   ;
llotli Dead.
t'.        v      on,  alias Alici
who waa shol In a house ol   ill   opub
i set n! Ij elson hy   11.   V.
who then suicided   lied lasi �� ek.
a Visit to tin  Vihltoiniifr Mine.
A News representative visited the
groat Whitewater raipe at vVhltewater
tho early pnrt ol ;iio week and wns
shown thron^l! the workings by Manager Eaton, who is not St all disturbed
at* the present price of silvor. A force
of sixty men aro employed at tho mine
taking out high grade galena mv.
There has latelj bet n uncovered in
this mine a large bodj of sulphurets oro
running high in silver, which is now
pbelng lakon oui for si i| tnent. Mr.
Eaton gays It is the richest ore ever
takon from the mine.
Silver. 1,vuil Smelter III Trail.
Word been received in Nelson, says
tho Triliiinc.jniat the I 'i 'ii li Columbia
1 Sineltipg & Refining < imp'any of Trail
has ordered the tuppliea Decenary  fqr
the construction of a silver-lead smelting plant.   The construction of those
works will be pushed to completion as
rapidly as   possible.   The   new  stack
(will be of large capacity and  the oom-
Fpany will shortly bo   in a   position to
compote  for tho  purchase   of  Slocan
i ores on a largo s.'iili.'.
WII IT ll OHOUSB M1NINO NOTES.
Sanoa, Aug,  20.���The shaft  in the
Gold King, at a depth uf i'i foot, shows
i   ��� Improvement with graf co] pi r
'.:'i!eii;i.. i id through the mine.  A
��� 'OSS qut was fun last week from the
end of the tunnel across the
showing at a depth of 40 feel a quartz
vein of 11 feet, and two und ono-half
feet of lino concentrating oopper ore
on the foot wall. This urn averages
about 10 per oent oopper, 88 to $20 in
gold and T."i to I4n ozs, of silver.
The silver Tip is being worked by a
i.'.'T foot shaft which is down now to a
depth of 20 feet. It is the intention of
\V. R. Rafnsdell and associates to work
ail winter on t his property as it is considered a wry lino ono.
I'respects for White Grouse are very
bright, as the Crow's Nest branch of
the C. P. R. will build within a few
miles of this section soon.
All the development work done this
year shows up well. With cheap transportation which the Crow's Nest road
will (give, White Grouse will furnish
over twenty shipping mines.
There are Id men at work on tho
trail from the end of the wagon road to
White Grouse, which is completed to
within one mile of tho summit.
N��i Tim! Kind oi Surveyors.
Tho  K. <fc S. Ry. officials deny that
their parties of surveyors now operating near Slocan   lake aro surveying
railway extensions. Tbey say that they
are merely surveying railroad lands.
t'lly Solicitor MoAdii'i Mew Home.
City Solicitor Me.Auii le building
himself a new house on B avenue near
.'ith street, which is near the nov.
Livers residence, which will be an ornament to that part of town. It is two
stories with nine rooms, besides a bulb
room and has a, ground plan of ubout
30x56 foot, li will be completed aboul
Aug. 1st, (ind will cost aboul 88,000.
Hy 8|iihIi��I Train.
'Charles Sweeney, a mining opera-
f ton, oamo in on a  special   train from
.Spokane on Tuesday night and  immediately  afterwards  took  passage   on
tho steam launch   flirt,  chartered especially to take him.to  Kaslo in order
[to connect with tho   train  Wednesday
Imorning for Slooan City," says the last
li-jsuoof the  Nelson Tribune.   "It is
I understood that a biy ininintr deal was
tho object of Mr.  Sweeney's hurried
jttrip."   A transfer of J. K. Boss' inter-
|fest in the Silver Bell No. 2 in Best Ba-
; sin on McGuigan creel; to Mr. Sweeny
1 _or $5,000 probably explains the trip.
New Market nml Produce Vina.
Gou.'d & Julian, recently of Butte
City, are about to open a now' market
in the building just nearlne: completion on 4th street near Front. They
will make u specialty of fish and farm
produce shipments. They havo closed
a contract with a licensed seino fisher
of Kootenay Lake to take , his entire
catch, thus insuring an always fresh
fish stock.
Diverging View
EI. R. Knapp of Rossland,  tho news-
papt r correspondent)  is   In   town and
says that he is positive thai the  i . P.
!;. is to parallel the Hi
Robson to Rossland   soon.   '  'i
BJ   '���" Of ! li ��� (>.��� I-.,   i
' ireal Noi thorn   an    equal
I bal a -': Is not ��� he ease. V, hoi
i.nsi nnd r'tMtnii.
Arthur K. Vanghan lefl  Tu isday afternoon for a row aoi ���.   the lake.   Nol
appearhig up to noon Wi   nosdaj
of his friends Btarted ,     h ok   him up
and after rowing four hour   disc
him ahead of thorn   and   rowing
homo.   He had been  i   i:i ined by high
wind across the lak I which  he
could make no   progn nd
over night waiting for i     > su isidi,
PHIS       -ATS TI-
H C :)
RD. Ii
: /", i ., If ��������� ��� Vu '   d over the C P. /'. in
/ 'days from M   treat Th     cases contained a
Large Assortment
0/ the best Manufactured and thehest selected
.   Slack of ready made suits ever broiu/ht into the
m
������:.-A
('ity.   ./. ���' ('a/' and Examine Them.
'IS-xvti
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iry             .  ��� paii od, ci   ���   on   i i
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Ul work       -    ',;          Shop
li                       mpany's Store
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OK.K MIH'Ml, ���
< ���'    </'//.    ,/,/v/ (.//// ana ji.iaiiiiue mem. .-,:./>
il    rir&hnM   Corner :Ah and Front ���'/ ^
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NESS LOCALS.
Table board at  St. Pancras Inn,  -7
11 yon want  t"   keep   In   thi
road the News.
ewelci
h'roni I   alo.
nonds in i in ��� ,t
.
.���   i nan
'rices righl
' ni' ;' fi - ilsbed fii-.'ii'. - loderal ��� n nt,
., i'. I  I . . .   : , hoti I.
gold by H
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rving
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b Slocan
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hfi ,eti for jii'n .(,������ .
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I,   foi   ii nl   o
The ��� Id  to ordi
t.liem at their office ii       i N    a build-
. io i'.
Obanges nt the Ste u ,'i Iry,
i.,ii:i'.-i Uar'.oj ,1'oceni manager ol I be
Kootenay Steam Laundry, has .-������
interest in the busiuei i     A,   P.   McDonald.   Mr, Harvey 1      lastTuesday
morning for Blrminghn      U bama, to
join his brother in the c iton ryy.y.
business. Mr. MoDona .  is well.known
in Kaslo, having boon foi mor mi
for,lohn B. Wilson, the   n rohan
is a son of Senator McDonald of Prince
Edward Island.
Labor Orjranlxer in Town.
W, J, \\ all'.-''.', general organizer of
the Knights of Labor in tl Northwest
and editor of the Preoman|s Labor
Journal in Spokane, woi I up the road
l.o Sandon yesterday. On his present
tour he or;'aiiized an a. ��� I bly with 60
members Ln 'Rossland and arranged for
anisation at Northport. He has
modi arangements for de ral Ions from
the leading towns of the Kootenay to
attend tho Labor Day eel brations at
.Spokane September Otl , There will
oouiii fare for ihe round trip mi the
railroads tor the regular ��� ��� legates,
KOVil, Aitt'H  MAMAS
Now Acting fteoorder.
C. W. H, Sanders, recently of Mac-
leod. Alberta, has boon appointed head
assistant or acting recorder in Rocord-
or Keen's office, owing to Mr. ICeou's
recently increased duties. The enlarged and renovated record office with
its now vaults is a (,rroat improvement
on the old. The record office will
horoafter be kept open during the noon
hour whieh will b0 an udded convenience to the public.
Knot vim V   L'tiupliT   Insllluti'il    ut    liuslii   Ltl'.l
Ilvcnlntj.
Kootenay Chapter of 1 loyal Arch
Masons was Instituted In Kuslo last
night by Henry H. Wai on of Vancouver, fraud superintendent of British Columbia, assisted by IVod L.
Newman of Portage la rrairie, past,
grand superintendent of Manitoba,
and W. ,1. Qninlan of Victoria grand
secretary of the grand lodoo of B. C.
The momborship was largely roentltod
from Kaslo lodge No. 25 A. 1<\ & A. M.
Tho following are tho ollicors of tho
now chapter:   K, B.  Chapman, Z.: D.
C. McGrojior, H.: .1. 8. Mcintosh, J.j
Chas. Trumbull, scribe li: J. B. Mo-
Kiilican, Scribe N; C. D. Korner, P.S.:
(I. P. Lindsay, S. S.j P. M. Kagy, .1. S.:
D. M. Bongttrd, janitor. An adjournment was taken to the St. I'aneras Inn
for refreshments in an interval ofthe
ceremony.
n r Im,ul;,  H,ni,j,,i
Murderer   .Vooda   ",;. i i st cul id  bj
mgingat Nelson,  Wednesday morn-
In ..
1).\I.V!'Y AND PRESS
in tho i ipplies of -las. i bisholm, thu
OPP " on    Front   street.    Kaslu.
For aalc, at V See           ,,-:; and you   will   nol border
plete a            outfit buildiu        .jelsowl
terest in tl iter ti
site.   (>ne-fourth i   he Elk-
horn      ain   compan, ther valu-
������ii.",   laim    oti At Ir
w. n     ..",    o.
Whitewater, ii. C.
i/i'iiti . .  . ..tn!    Hufphy.
;   , -.    V. Ml
pneumonia i     ri
brief  illness,    Wi        da;     morning,
i Murph]. ho
h i   seen   employed al   the   Nor' hern
near   MoGuigan.    B
mains' tot!      fainib   home
at Calgary yi   terda; ���
A GLASS OF COOL BEER
���   ling I hese days.   Thai   made
;i.'. the Kaslo  Brewing   < 'u.   is   whole-
a beverage ami excellent as a
tonic   'I heir ale and porter also easily
take the lea
MADE OP MALT AND HOPS.
I 'ure and im-  from  adulteration  Is
the beer of tho   Kaslu   Brewing Company .   I i,i.oh v. boleBome I    I he ale
and porter of this firm.   All beverages
nifactured al home.
'i , ��� I -   .RANCI'   S I I,!'.
D. McArthur fi ('o. have dec      :  to
close out tbt      ��� tore an    wi I
,'   iol      '       Hi   i .  trade
from tin- heat I bou      il   ' . Th
firm concludo thai it h oi Id pay  ���
to tell oul   at    cbsi    than    to    i hip
back     to     Nelson   and   will c ��
quontly       is i      aa tbe
.   a first doss i
for bargains in furniture.
SQUARE DEALING.
Is what baa built up the mere
b   , i ol .1. it. Wi Its]
portant   position  In  Kaslo,     \   large
is, crocl erj   -       u    ���
rare selt    i. ������       cai     i nd   lold   on
business principle i,  baa   limn, bt
eessful ���
TO BOME '     ' ERS.
���  .... ���      city ol ho ii, i. ���
n ,',i   lurii turn.   * iwens &   Slot i
leading fmnitun   di alers,  corn
and Proi lo, can ������, ���
on all   k ir<i  nl bouse   fui
. 11 will pay you better lo buy  of
'. an to ship In your old furnil n e.
���   ,   also true as to people ii'. I . ��� In
bo I , ��� tow ns, < 'all  and   b
and varied  gtoi
ialf.ii    other arrangements.
.TING HOUSE IN TOWN.
v:, lllver Boll Restaurant on
street, conducted, by Josepk
Doruer Ib acknowledged to be the best
place in town for a good meal at a
reasonable price. Everything i.- clean,
well cooked and well served. Try our
superior coffee. Business men's lunch
from ll to ~2; dinner from ���> to 8.
BUSINESS CHANGE.
Tho business heretofore carried on
under the lirm name of I'ierson &Cam-
eron will hereafter bo eondueted under
the name and style of Ferguson &
Thompson. All parties indebted to
I'iorsim .V Cameron will settle their in-
dobtetlnoss with Ferguson & Thompson
and the said Ferguson,* Thompson will
settle all claims outstanding against
Pioj'son & Cameron.
Rood the News and then subscribe.
SEE THE PIONEER GRO< F.K
Andgenwal niurchant. J. B. Wilson,
for anything you need in tho housekop-
hig line. Bis fctock is complete and
first class. A fine line of crockery and
glassware is also carried. Front street,
opposite the Kaslo Hotel.
IIKiJKit Til.i.v KLONDIKE.
< Ithor prinl Ing offices ;nh ertise firsl
class work, when in foci some of their
productions would not be used by linns
thai take a pride iii their printing.
o.l ��� Li'.uio work and challenge
any printing Arm to compare thoir
printing with ours. Our superior facilities enable us to produce firsl class
work a1 prices others ask for Inferior
printing. Send for samples and wo
will convince you.
News Job Ro ims.
.mm ONFECTIONERY
maJity  may   be  found at
C'hisholm's Cash  Grocery  on   Front
��� a in.    i 'ail  and examine   and
profit,	
NEW "DAVENPORT" CAFE.
; ���: nigh class eating bouse
on liii street, K.i.-lo, il. C, ha.- recently b   'i  li ted up iu   the  latest   sti. li.
, ������     i' ,"n   , onvonfence ana is
un.!''.- the managemonl ol H. C. linss
and P. '.. Wilson who have had many
years' e e in the catering line.
Thej w ��� -   a specialty of serving
ini small i nd   wedding
ii i . , ',.��� - . ������ '!"���- un
.-inn i notice.   (live them a trial ami be
ced thai ' hej hove in> ��� ipertors.
, i      ti    li'VI-l. I'I-!. mi:\ i.-.
S'OI K'K.
Sotlr    - .i--r.��� i,������ iiiM'ti iimi  in  aeeordsnofl
v. Ui ��� fi III. ni' tin' Sanitary Regulation* of
IS";. ;.   I," ,>';,.; ,i| (no li.'rt! litlsK.-tl   by   lilt- I'm
vim lal liiiiipl of Health declaring IhaSaiUtary
Itpgtilallonn rn' I.-'.*, ti, be In foroc In the Cltyof
Kaslo, B, H,
(1EOKOX II. DUNCAN, 4- 1��,
- ,'i,",t", rn' the ro" inriiil Board of Henltli.
Kaalo, B. C, Aug. 18, U9T. fliscellany.
A sarp trust lias heen formed In Cincinnati.    But    aren't  all  trusts  sate'
enough nowadays?
As we understand It, Spain Is trying
to Induce Japan to hlow down the
mur./.le of Uncle Sum's gun to see If it
ls loaded.
A special dispatch from New York
nays Hint the milliners of that place
"are now up In nrnis." At the senside
resorts, probably.
The discovery of n new and very poisonous moth naturally happened In
Massachusetts. That State makes
heavy appropriations for killing bugs,
The excited correspondent who cables from London that there Is n corner
In bicycle tubing plainly shows that he
doesn't know anything about geometry.
The Atlanta Constitution is discussing the "Genesis of Trusts." The country Is not so deeply interested in their
Genesis us It is In their Exodus just at
present.
The Kansas City Times says that
"Miss Broozye Francis, of Liberty,
Mo., is visiting In the city." It should
be made a criminal mailer to drop a
name at a christening and pi it.
' At nn anarchist picnic In New York
on the Fourth "forty kegs of beer, two
pillions of whisky and several dozen
sandwiches" were consumed. The
sandwiches probably were Included by
mistake.
A clergyman soys that "to possess $1(111,(11111,01)0 may be legal, but It
Is wicked." Well, there's some satisfaction  under that Indictment  In the
reflection that wickedness is so fur removed from us.
The sentimental Boston Herald snys:
"What a dear ( A moon! She has seen
much spooning In her day. These are
the evenings to sit outdoors and court
the breeze." Why spoil It by adding
those lust two superfluous words'.'
In
he
Llzette Woodworth Reese,
Minneapolis Journal, says:
I urn Thy grail, O Lord!
1 grow up sweet ami tail.
And there nre four more stanzas of the
snnie nature,    We suspect Hint Llzette
Is that kind of a widow.
The city of Lelpsle, for many years
the residence of Robert Schumann, Is
soon to have a monument to the great
musician, The model has been made
by Werner Stein, who received the order for It from a wealthy woman of
thut city, nn amateur of music, whose
name Is not revealed.
American tourists ln Europe have
been estimated to spend ln Europe
from $75,<MM),(H)0 to $100,000,000 n year,
or an average of $1,000 each. Tho New
York Herald says this figure ls too
high. Many take n brief pleasure trip
abroad ou $300, and business travelers
are not lavish In their outlay.
England is far ahead of this country
In the transportation of packages by
mall. A 3-year-old child has been sent
at regular posing"? rates from Its father's home lo Its destination in Binning-
ham, England. This line of business,
however, will not be encouraged by the
department.
sands. A thorough Invfstlgatlon or
his trunk revealed 8,000 champagne
corks, which Significantly toll where
five or six thousand dollars of the stealings went. As the champagne corks
are not of any value as negotiable
materials their discovery will not
Jie of any benefit or consolation to the
depositors In the collapsed concern.
OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
DOMINION.
Governor-General  Earl of Aberdeen
Premier sir Wilfred Laurier
Menilier ul tho  House of Commons, Iimnlnlon
Parliament, for west Kootenay.	
   Hewitt BoBtock
A New York man charged with stealing $3 was tried, found guilty aud sentenced lo Jail the other day, all within
two  minutes anil  a  half.     It   would
hnve been simply Impossible to make
such a record If that fellow hud been
thoughtful enough to stenl a few ciphers at the right of what he took.
Swiss children are obliged to attend
school six to eight years, lines being
Imposed on their parents lu ensu of un-
excused absence. But as many parents are too poor to provide food and
clothing for their children, not a few
of the cantons have undertaken to provide assistance, and It ls estimated
that last year 40,000 children were
thus aided by the state.
Kansas, like Chicago, has been made
n dumping ground for New York's cast-
off foundlings, and, like thnt city, It
strenuously objects to the practice of
bringing out West the helpless children
of the Eastern metropolis. It has recently been charged In a city court
that a mun from New Y'ork has made
It n practice to bring foundlings and
orphans to Chicngo and dispose of
them for a certain stated sum, Tbe
last heard of It a judge hnd ordered
that
I'KOVINCIAL.
Lieut-Governor Hon Kiigur Dewdney
Premier Hon. J, II. Turner
Attorney-General        lion. D. M Klierts
Com. of Lands nnd Works Hon. (I. 1). Martin
Minister ul Mines unit Education	
 Hon. .Ins. linker
Provincial Mineralogist Wm. A. Carlyle
Members of Legislative Assembly  fur WeHt
Ktitill'llliv	
North Riding J. M. Kell'o
Smith Hiding.  J. r. Hume
.DIRECTORY.
KASl.O OI'KK'IA
Mayor Robert I'". (Ireen
Aldermen���A, T, Garland, A, w. Uoodenongh,
.i. li. Moore, G, O. Buchanan, ll a. Cameron,
i'lty clerk ami Police Magistrate	
the man be brought into court to B.E.Chlpman
It AII.KOADS    AMI    HT1CAM BOATS.
���DIRECT ROUTE TO���
FT. STEELE.
MINING CAMP.
explain where he got'the children anil
who authorised him to engage In the
human traffic. Whether or not he explained this satisfactorily has never
been published, The West has lis own
helpless children to take care of, und
it is not likely that any reputable charitable Institution in New York would
Countenance the sale of its wards. The
inn tier is worthy of Invesligaliou.
chief of I'ttllf.
Assistunt	
City Bolloltor	
Auditor	
Treasurer	
Assessor	
Wnter Commissioner	
Health Officer	
City council meet, evt
,M. v. Allium
 VV. A. Milne
 C. VV. Mc.Vnn
 ('. D. MoKenzlc
 S. II. Green
 S. I'. Turk
 K. A, Cookie
Dr. .1. !���'. II. Honors
Thursday evening
���Ith street, lielweeii l-'mnt St,
Another British novelist has been seduced into coming over here by the
prospect of making a few more American dollars. This time It Is the retiring
and modest niitlior of the "Zenda"
stories. Lovers of the romantic have
enjoyed the lively work of Mr. llnw-
kins, but it Is doubtful If they will care
at this day to hear It read by the author. Dickens llrst set Ihe fashion of
authors reading their work to audiences, and he was followed by Thackeray and ninny others. Hut both Dick;-
otisi nnd tliacKeraj'vvere someflilng of
public entertainers, the former especially so. The breadth and human interest of his wrU-PB*! too- helped to
make his ivajd_bigs as^i-ci^s. laii ifue-
Iaren called forth a lively interest because he was, besides being a popular
writer, a noted philosopher, Mr, Hawkins Is none of these things. He Is not
even a public speaker, nnd has not yet
attempted to lest Ills powers ill that direction, it is hardly likely that he will
add to his popularity by thiN American
trip, although, of course, bis admirers
over here will be glad to see him.
at Ihe city hull,
aiitl A avenue.
VOLUNTEER I'lUi: DEPARTMENT.
chief Hugh P.Fletcher
Pint Deputy chief..  George keid
Second Deputy Chief lohn d. Reenan
Third Deputy chief John 1'isk
Secretary Archle Morris
Treasurer Qua Adams
Nelson and Lardo Steam Navigation Company.
Steamer Ainsworth will leave Kaslo,
B. C, every Monday and Thursday at 8
a. m. for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, connecting with Great Northern Railway
on Tuesdays and Fridays, both to and
from Spokane and Eastern and Western
points. Steamer will leave Bonner'B
Ferry at 4:30 p. m. Tuesdays and Fridays, arriving at Kaslo next day In
time to make quick connections with
the Trail Creek and Slocan Mining Districts.
This route is the most direct for the
Fort Steele Mining Camp, and also the
Upper Kootenay River Steamers.
Flr_t-Clail passenger and freight ac-
ciiiiimiidatiiins.
Extra round trip from Kaslo to the
head uf Konleiuiy L,nke every Wednesday afternoon, touching at I.ardo and
Argents.   Leave Kaslo at :i p. m.
O. R. & N.
NORTHERN PACIFIC RY,
The Fast Line,
Superior S Kvict
(I
 Tkrough tii'kets lo all point! In the���-
United States and Canada.
Direct   Connection   with the Spokane
Palls & Northern Hallway.
TRAINS DEPART FROM BPOKANE:
No. 1 west..
No. .. east..
&
 BSSBp, 111.
 7:00u. in.
ij    TiekctB   to   Japan  nnd
ij China   via   Tacoma   and
Northern   Pacini Bteatn-
i ship Company,   i'or Inlor-
i niniittn, time'enrtis, tniips
: unit tlekets, apply to Agts.
uf the   Spokane   Kails >v
Northern and lticonneo-
I Holts or to
I'. II. GlllllS.
General Agent, Spokane*
A. I>. CHARLTON,
v-.-'. Gen. Pan. Agt..
No. 'i.V. Morriaon Si.,
Portland or,
Write fur map in' Kuutciiay country.
DISTRICT DIRECTORY.
Milling Recorder lohn Keen
Aueuor-Tax Collector O.G, Dennis
Collector of Customs I. F. Mcintosh
School Trustees���August Carney, .'. D, Moore,
O.O, But hiinan,   Principal���Prof. Jal, Heslop,
KASI.o POBTOFFICB.
General delivery open dally (Sundays excepted) fr H a. m. mill! 7 p. in.   Lobby open
Iruni 7 a. in. tOOlBO p. ill.
Maiis tor despatch closed ns follows: For
nil parts uf the world every  evening except
Saturday and Bunday, at     ��. p. m.
Mulls nrrlve from' Culled States and lake
points dally except Bunday, nt 9:so p. m.
Prom C, l'. it. point! anil Blocan points, arrive dally except Sunday, at 1:00 p.m.
Registration office open s::ion. m,,6:80p.m.
Honey unior oiiiie and Poitofflci Saving! bank
open9a. ra, to Up,m.
M, 11. GREKN, Postmaster.
shortest  and quickest* route t
d'Aler.e mines, l'aluuse, LeVt'lston,
linker (Ily   mines.   Portland, San
Cripple creek gold mines and all points East
and South,   Only line liasi via Ball i.ake and
ami Denver.  Steamer tickets to Europe and
Othet foreign cuiiiuries.
Leave
p   in
Dally
Spokane Time Schedule
������� Spokane Falls i Northern
Nelson & Fort Sheppard
Red Mountain R'ys.
Fait Maw���Walla Walla, Port-
innd.   San    PrancllCO,    linker
City and the Bait.
7:45    Lor.il.   M.ui.-Cii'iir   d'Alenes.
a. m. iFafmtngton. Garfield, Collax,
liallv Tiillniiin anil Moscow.
Arrive
7:1',
a m.
Dully
6:45
a.m.
Daily
The only all rail route without
change of cars between Nelson and
Rossland and Spokane and Rossland. _*  ��J*
For through ticket! and further Information
FRATERNAL  ORGANIZATIONS.  "'abc,'," li,tcr,,a,l,,,,,il Navigation n���,l Trading
  | Company, Kaslo, or nt <>.   It   .v. N   Company's
offloe, 4 80 Riverside avenue, Bpokane, Wash.
.1.  CAMI'HKI.I..
l*nvc .:10am.
Leave 10:00 am.
Leave k:oo am..
..Nelson...
.Itiisslauil
Spokane
Arrive 6:00 pm
.Arrive 8:40 pm
Arrive 8:40 pm
Masons���Kaslo lodge No. 25, A. P. and A. in.,
meets llrst  Monday in every month at Mamie hall over (ireen   Bros.''store.    Visiting
brothers cordially Invited to attend,
Hamilton IIvkks, VV.
E. E. ciiii'mak, Seoretary.
i.encrnl Agent.
M.
If Inter Information benrs out the
llrst reports of discoveries of rich gold
Qeldg along the Klondike river In Brit-
iiii Columbia it will not be surprising
if the world witnesses nguln Home, of
the picturesque spectacles which attended the great rush to the California
gold Holds iifty years ago. The story
of a steamer which reached Scuttle
the other dny with a loud of passengers, almost every one of whom curried his bundle of gold dust. Is In Itself
euougb to kindle the Imagination of
people who crave sudden wealth. Let
this narrative be repeated often
enough, let It become definitely known
that there Is a new, un worked gold
Held, where any man may seize a claim
and work It for his own enrichment,
und the exodus to the Klondike will
follow with a rush. People are less ,
credulous than they were when the
temptations of California were held
before the eyes of Christendom. But
they art' not less eager for wealth nor
less willing to risk time and health In
its pursuit. The extraordinary development of the Witwatersrand mines In
Africa ln recent years show what;
charm the Idea of opening a natural
treasure house still has for men. Even
supposing that the reports of the Klon
MACCASBBS���BlOCan Ten! Ho. 6, Knights of the
Maccabees, meets second and last Thursdays
of each month at Livingston's hull, Kasfu.
Visiting Knights cordially invited.
Moil litii.i.ANii, VV, A. Davies,
Keeper ul Records. Commander.
CHURCH DIRECT0RY7
Mkthoimkt Ciicitiu Cur. c. and 6th St. Divine services every Bnnday at  11 a in. anil
7:80 p. m.  Bunday achool tit 2:80.  Btrangen
always welcome. '
I . Al'LT PilotTMKit, M. A., Pastor,
PiiKsiiYTKiiiAN Client il Corner 1th street and
B avenue, sendees every Sunday at 11 a. m,
anils p. in. Bnnday school nnd Hitile elnss,
3:80 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening ills o'clock. Free seats; strangers and
others heartily welcome.
Bav, Jamkr Na(rn, Minister.
('neurit or KHQLAHO���Southwest'corner of ('
itvt'tttif mui .ith street. Services every Sunday at 11 n. in. nnd H. p. m. All nre cordially
invited. R_V, c. P, Yatkh,
Missinuer in Charge.
Haitist Church--Services will he held In the
Hchool house every Kurd's day. Morning
services, 11 o'clock; evening services, 7::i0;
Bunday school and pastor's Bible class Immediately after morning service. All are
ciirtliitlh itt\ iicil to attend.
Kkv. II. C. Nhwcojibk, Pastor.
80 Kast Columbia avenue, Kusslnnil, II. C ,
li. in. ADAMS,
Traveling freight nnd Passenger Agent.
Or
W. II-  lH'HI.IU'RT,
General Pnsscngei Agent, Portland, Ore
Kaslo & Slocan Ry.
-TIME CARD���
Trains Hun on Pacific Standard Time.
(inlng West
8:00 n. m. l.v
8:86 a. m. l.v
8:88 a. m. I.v.
9:51 a. in. l.v
10:08 a. m. I.v.
10:18a. m. l.v.
10:88a, in. l.v.
10:50 a. m. Ar	
11:00a, in. Lv...,
11:30 ft, in. Ar	
ROBT. IKVlNd,
(I   V.&. P. A
Dailv.
 Kaslo   .
South Fork
.. Hprnule's
Whitewater.
Hear Lake
..McGuigan
Codv Junction.
doing Kast
.Arv. 3:50 p- in.
Arv. B:1ftp. m.
.Arv. 2:15p, ni.
.Arv. 2:00 p. m.
Arv. 1:48 p. m.
Arv. IrSBp. m.
Arv. 1:12 p. in.
Sandon I.v.   1:00 p.m.
CODV   LINK.
.Sandon Arv. ll:4Aa. in.
.Cody l.v. 11:25 a. in.
GEO. P. COPKI.AND,
Superintendent.
Passengers for Kettle river and
Boundary creek connect at
Marcus with Stage Daily.
	
THE ii PACIFIC RY,
AN I)
S00 PACIFIC LINE
The Cheapest, most Comfortable and
direct route from Kaslo
-TO-
All  points in Canada und  the United
States.
The onlv line running through Tourist curs to Toronto, Montreal and Boston. Through Tourist ears to St. Paul
dailv.
Catholic CBOBOH���Corner C. avenue and nth
Ht. No regular paBtor at present. Occasional
services by special announcement.
PUOFKBSIONAI.    CA1U1M.
r\R. J. F. B. ROGERS,
Physician and Surgeon.
,���,    ,        .. (Iraduate Trinity  University, Toronto, (Int.
"'"     ",".'' "    ���_ __ ,   i Member uf College of Physicians and Surgeon
s hnve not been exaggerated,   Licentiate of the H. c. Council.   Uto of Ne
ing, Kaslu, H. c.
dike mines have not been exaggerated,   uc.iitlate ofV-e'r).' c" ('oun'ciL   hate of New
however,  there    nre    many    reasons [ VorkHoipltaliand Polyclinic.  Martin build
which will nnd should act as n deter
rent to men In danger of the gold fe-   ...   j TW,SS
The difficulties ot a trip to the  W.
mines are great.    The prospect-'
ver.
new
on who migrated in covered wagons Mining, Heal Estate Broker.
across the plains In 1849 hnd more ob
stacles to contend with than a travelei
It has been cabled from Vienna that
Marconi's wireless telegraph is a success. For the purpose of signaling
short distances through walls of wood
or Iron this telegraph was known to be
a success months ago. But the Inventor was apprehensive that If used for
communication between ships of war
or forts, for which purpose It was sup-
peed to be chiefly useful, It would touch
off the magazines and play havoc. The
Vleuna dispatch conveys no assurances
on this point.
would have nowadays In getting to the
Klondike or the upper Yukon, but the
California gold-seeker had a fairly
equable Climate for his travels and for
his work after he arrived. The mun
who goes to tho mines along the Klondike must bear considerable expense
for his Journey, he must bo ready to
lace the hardships of uuremlttent labor, of a rigorous climate nnd of limited rations, nnd occasionally he must
confront real perils. After he arrives
he must live ln a complete Isolation
from civilization for the greater part
of the year. Men bitten with the desire for gold-hunting would do well to
take full account of these conditions
before venturing on an expedition
which, while it may result In wealth,
may merely leave them stranded, penniless and hungry ln a rigorous climate.
Insurance and General Commission
Agent,
front Street,
KllHln, It. C.
DR
A. S. MARSHALL,
Dentist.
(Iraduate nf American College, Chicago,
w.
J. H
Kaslo, It. 0.
HOLMES,
Provincial Land Surveyor
and Civil Engineer.
P. o. Box 33,
Kaslo, B. C.
Charles S. Newhall, Treasurer of the
Melrose (Mass.) Co-operative Bank, recently absconded. It was at first
thought his stealings would amount to
but a few hundred dollars, but a partial Investigation of his books shows
that they will run up Into the thf*-
Hal Hat
"You remember," said the gentleman
ln the bald wig, "how all the world
went to Chicago four years ago?"
"I do," answered the gentleman In
the pea-green whiskers.
"Well, now, all the world has gono
to Wheeling."���Cincinnati Enquirer.
A Pitiful Caae.
"You are an orphan, you say?" said
Mr. Spokes to an applicant for aid.
"Yes, sir."
"How long have you been an orphan?"
"I aim an orphan by birth, sir."���Exchange.
F. W. GROVES,
Civil anl Mining Engineer.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Underground Surveys. Surface and
Aerial Tramways, Mineral Claims surveyed and reported upon.   Kaslo, B. C.
EAST- ��s*�����*�� j=WEST
THE SURVEYOR'S CHAIN MADE II
The Shortest
TRANSCONTINENTAL  ROUTE.
It is tlie most modern in et|uipment.
It is tlie heaviest railed line.
It lias a rook-ballast roadbed.
It crosses no snnd deserts.
It was built without land grant or government aid.
It is noted for the courtesy of its employes.
It is the only line serving meals on the
la Carte plan.
Fur maim, tickets and complete Information
call on or address Inlcrnatlniial Navlgatlim
and Trading Ctimpany agents, K. Ai S. Hallway
agents or
C. G. DIXON, General Agt.
Spokane, Waah-
F. I. WHITNEY, O. P. & T. A.
St. P��ul, Minn.
ADAMS HOUSE,
Kaslo, B. C.
...Rates |1.00 and Upwards...
ADAMS BROS., Proprietors.
Sole agents for Pabst Beer, Milwaukee,
Wis.
Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on All Trains.
Travel  by this line and have your baggage through to destination.
Daily connection from Kaslo every day
excepting Monday, at ti :30 a. m.
For full information call on or address
ALDER BISHOP,
Freight and Pass, agent, Kaslo, B. C.
���on to���
H. M. MACGREGOR.
Traveling Pass, agent, Nelson, B. C.
E. J. COYLE,
District Pass   agent, Vnnciuver.
INTERNATIONAL.
P. C. Gamble, M. Inst. C. E. M. Can.
Soc. C. E. (Late Res. Eng. Dep. of
Pub. "Wks. of Canada ln B. C.) Nelson, B. C.
Francis J. O'Reilly, Assoc. M. Inst. C.
E., P. L. S. for B. C. 14 Columbia ave.
east, Rossland.
OAMBLE & O'REILLY,
Civil   Engineers,   Provincial     Land
Surveyors, Accountants and
General Asrenta.
ROSSLAND AND   NBI/SON.
Navigation and Trading Co., Ltd, i
simmers "International" and "Alberta ou
Kootenay Lake and Klvcr.
... TIMK CARD...
In effect 12th of July,  1897.   Subject to
change without notice.
Five Mile Point connection with all Passenger Trains of N. & t, B. Kailroad to and from
Northport. Itottslaiid and Spokane. Tickets
Bold and baggage checked to all United States
points.
Leave Kaslo for Nelson and way points, dally
except Sunday,5:4.1 a.m. Arrive Northport 12:15        .
p.m.;   Kossland, 8:40 p. m., Spokane, 6:00 p. m.      /
Leave Nelson for Kaslo and way points, dally      (
���vc,.,,l Siindav   4 :4i"i it in.   1 .cavlntr Slnikii tic X ���' V
Queen Restaurant,
 EXCELLENT SERVICE	
Reasonable Prices.
Clean, Homollke Cooking. Will Take Care of
You Completely on the European Plan.
First-Class Kooma Overhead.
Mlnielly & Nicholson, Props.
Front Street, Kailo, B. 0.
. points, dally
except Sunday, 4:46 p.m. Leaving Spokane 8*.
in.; BOBsland, 10:30a. m��� Northport, 1:50 p. ni.
NKW SERVICE ON KOOTENAY LAKE.
Leave Nelson lor Kaslo, etc.. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. .8:80 am
Arrive Kaslo 12:80 pm
Leave Kaslo for Nel��on, etc., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.. .5:00 pm
Arrlve Nelson 9:00 pm
BONNER'S FERRY ANO KOOTENAY RIVER SERVICE.
*I*ave Kaslo Saturday 9:30 pm
Arrive Boundary Sunday 6:00 am
Arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday 10:30 am
Leave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1:00 pm
Arrive Boundary Sunday 5:00 pm
Arrive Kaslo Sunday 10:00pm
Close connections at Bonner's Ferry with
Great Northern trains, east-bound, leaving
Spokane7:40a. ni., and westbound, arriving
Spokane 7 p. in.
G. ALKXANDKR,
General Manager,
Kaslo, B. C, July 12,1897,
���The "Alberta" awaits the arrival of the
"International" before leaving for Bonner's
Ferry.
; Stop! Women,
And consider that in addressing: Mrs.
Pinkham you are conl Id i ng your private
Ills to a woman���a woman whose experience in treating woman's diseases
is greater than thnt of any living physician, male or female.
You can talk freely to a woman when
It is revolting to relate your private
troubles to a man; besides, a man doe.
not understand, simply because he is a
man.
MRS. PINKHAM'S STANDING
INVITATION.
Women suffering from any form cf
female weakness are i n vi ted to promptly
communicate with Mrs. Pinkham, at
Lynn, Mass. All letters are received, opened, read, and answered by
women only. A woman can freely
talk of her private illness to a woman.
Thus has been established the eternal
confidence between Mrs. Pinkham and
the women of America which has never
been broken. Out of the vast volume
of experience which she has to draw
from, it is more than possible that sho
has gained the very knowledge that
will help your case. She asks nothing
in return except your good will, and
her advice has relieved thousands.
Surely any woman, rich or poor, lsvery
foolish if she docs not take advantage
of this generous offer of assistance.
BIRTHPLACE OF AN ACTOR;     [
finy Hosse Where Hoi Smith Kuascll
First Paw the Light.
In a little side street that ends
abruptly at the foot of the bluff thnt
overlooks the town of Brunswick, Mo.,
stands a modest looking old-fashioned
frame house. It has the narrow eaves
and the low upper story thnt distinguished the style of architecture that
prevailed in Missouri before the war.
Old residents of Brunswick point It
out to strangers as the house in which
Sol Smith Russell was born.
On account of this close association
with  the earlier days of the distln-
nil'THPLACIC OF SOL SMITil RUSSELL.
Pauline���What do you want���the earth?
Van   Ishe���No.    Just    the    rook-.���New
York World.
Piao's Cure for Consumption Is the only
cough medlolna usihI In my house.��� V.
0. Albright. Miffllnburir. Ph.. Dec. 11, '95.
Ilrliir   Root.
The best briar-root, from which pipes
are made, comes from Prance and Italy.
Horror*   ot  the* Gold   Fever.
"My wife  will    bo tho    first Klondike
widow."
"Why?   Aro you going?"
"No; but I'm  being talked  to death hy
men who want  to borrow money to get j
there."���Chicnffo Record.
Lucky   Dov.
"Poor Wakoly leads a dog's life."
"lnde<?d!"
"Yes, his wife spends all her time waiting on him and calling him pet names."
���Chicago Journal.
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Kuished nctor, this plain-faced old
"story and a half house" Is the most
fatuous of the landmarks of the quaint,
olil-fiishloned town. Oddly enough,
the house In which the gentle character
artist iviih born does not mark the spot
of ground which was his natal pluee.
No house does for tlint matter, ns the
lazy, alluvium laden waters of the
Grand River drowses over the place
where this nnd ninny another building
stood ns a part of Brunswick when It
was famous for the amount of tobacco
and the number of "niggers" sold there
every year.
The town was originally built on the
left' bank of the Missouri Hiver, and
among the first residences of the town
wns the Russell homestead, so local
tradition runs. There were no railroads then, but packet boats made
regular calls. Then the river became
restless nnd rolled over against the
town nnd tore away Its foundatlolns.
Nearly all of the buildings were
saved from the capricious flood by the
energetic efforts of the house mover.
Among the structures rescued wus the
Russell home. Along with the rest of
the town, It was moved linek tothefoot
of the bluff. When the town hud got
itself cuddled up In a safe place the
river turned to the right nnd flowed
over Into Saline County, leaving Brunswick five miles Inland. A few years
later, however, the (irand River crept
luto the old bed of the Missouri, nnd It
hns been dozing there ever since, excepting when the rains come In the
springtime to wake Its current.
It Is not related In Brunswick that Sol
Smith Russell has ever exhibited his
art tliere since he became famous, or
that he has In late years revisited his
ancestral home. A heavy footed man
who Is a hostler In a livery stable lives
In the house now.
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ffibn
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will to thousands more.   Seod lor our ceulogue.
Learn what aud how we teaeh.   Verily,
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ANOTHER NAME ADDED
To (he Loner l.lnl of 'Phone Cored by
Dr. Darrln.
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Dr. Darrln���Dear Sir: Please add
my name to the list of sufferers thai
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J.  C.  MATLOCKS.
Dr. Darrln can be consulted free at
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Office hours 10 a. m. to 8 p. m. dally.
Sufferers from all curable chronic, acute
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should call at once. Examinations free
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PISO'S  CURE  FOR
liUlltS WHERE AlTttSE I AILS. _.    .
Bast Cough Syrup.  Tmum Good. UM |
In thtin.   Hold by <lnim.'i.it*..
The Condemned Student's Hater
Studying Abroad.
On the other side of the Atlantic, ln
the German capital, Miss Maud Dur-
rnnt has for two years been waiting to
know the fate ef her only brother, condemned to death for murder ln Sun
Francisco. Little hns been snid of this
sister, far off In a foreign land, and
only the most intimate friends of the
Durrnnts .have realized the extent of
her suffering.
There hns been considerable surmise
as to why she did not hasten home Immediately after the arrest of her brother, some time during the trial, or after
the sentence. People have wondered
whether she would or would not come
back If the extreme penalty of the law
should be Imposed. But no stranger
knew, and tbe Durrants remained silent. They hnve been careful from tbe
first to keep their daughter In the background, screened from the public view.
The truth Is that the sister across the
water has never for a moment thought
of neglecting her brother If It shall become necessary for him to give up his
life.
At first the parents opposed the return of their daughter. They feared
the nervous strain, tbe terrible shock,
would be too severe a tax on her
health.   They advised her to remain
MAUD DUBBANT.
where she was. But ln her loyalty to
her childhood playmate, Miss Durraut
threw advice to the winds.
"If It comes to the worst, I shall go
home to my brother,' she wrote; "1
could not be satisfied otherwise."
So her parents consented. They felt
they could say no more. The money
for her fare was forwarded to Berlin
and several times during the past few
months Miss Durrant has packed ber
trunks and prepared to stnrt for home.
Each time she was prevented by favorable news from her parents. The
young lady has been ln constant communication with her parents by post
and cable since the f.rst dr.y of their
great sorrow.
Through all the dark days the Durrant family have passed (hiring the last
two years the sister has never wavered In ber faith that her brother Is Innocent. And that ls the cheering message she sends him.
"I have as much love for, and confidence In you to-day, Theo. ns I had
that morning I kissed you good-by, and
whispered, 'Be a good boy, deuric, and
be sure to graduate.' "
A WOMAN FIEND.
S1000
oo
A Hungarian Wretch Who Poisoned
More Than 100 People.
Hungary has produced the greatest
woman criminal of the century and
perhaps of all time. According to her
owu confession she prepared and sold
the poison by which over 100 human
beings were relieved of life and her
only regret is that her victims were not
more numerous.
The name of this debased creature Is
Aziiliu Jngcr Marl and she ls 02 years
old. Recently she was convicted of ber
crimes In Budapest and sentenced to
Imprisonment for life. She started out
In her criminal career by killing Infants and soon developed a mania for
murder of nil kinds. Through her Instrumentality husbands became relieved of disagreeable wives and wives of
disagreeable husbands. Then others
sought the poisons which she manufactured to rid themselves of relatives
and reap the Insurance on their lives.
The woman never administered poison herself, but she understood the subjects to be experimented upon so well
thnt she could tell to a day when the
All, or your share of it. if you find the
missing word.
Schilling's Best tea is not only pure but it
is f because it is fresh-roasted.
What is the missing word ?
Get Schilling's Best tea at your grocer's; take out the Ytllow Tickti
(there is one in every package); send it with your guess to address below
before August 31st.
One word allowed for each yellow ticket.
If ��r_y one person finds the word, he gets one thousand dollars. II
several find it, the money will be divided equally among them.
Every one sending a yellow ticket will get a set of cardboard creeping
babies at the end of the contest. Those sending three or more in one
envelope will receive a charming 1898 calendar, no advertisement on it.
Besides this thousand dollars, we will pay $150 each to the two persons
who send in the largest number of yellow tickets in one envelope between
June 15 and the cad of the contest���August 31st.
Cut this out.    You won't see it again.
BI
Address:    SCHILLING'S  BEST TEA SAN FRANCISCO.
TNE   FIRST   ROCK   SALT   MINE
AZAMA .7AI1KII MAUI.
jiolson  would  work  Its  fatal  effects, i
The poison was 11 dministered In small
quantities ond the victim slowly sank
to death without any outward evidence |
of poison having lieen administered.
Tricks on tho Teachers.
The other dny a pupil In one of the
public schools naked the teacher to do I
n little example in grammar, and since !
then what seemed at first to lie a simple I
problem has had the serious consider-1
atlon of all the iietlngogues lu the com- \
munlty, and It has lieeu unanimously |
agreed that there le no rule In gram-
mai* to cover the i>oluit raised. The j
youngster's proposition was this:
"It Is two miles to Woodfords.   Now
please write under that sentence There j
are two twos In the above sentence.'" j
That Is what the boy said. He did
not submit the problem ln writing,
and Wihen the teacher tried to follow |
hia injunction she found out tlie reason
why. It dawned on her that there were
not two twos, neither wore there two
toe, and how to express la writing
what was easy enough to do verbally
she ascertained to Im- Impossible.
The boy responsible for the foregoing must be a near relative to the
youth who asked his teacher how to
spell Paris green, and when she replied,
"P-a-r Par, i-s, Paris, g-r-e-e-n, green;
Pairis green," retorted:
"No, you're 'wrong; you can't spell
Paris green, or blue, or any other color.
You can't spell It anything but Paris."
���Portland (Me.) Argus.
I tn  Dincovf ry   V\ an the Result of Ac
client   Knther   than   Design.
"I really believe that ninny of the
greatest discoveries ure the result of
pure accident, and this applies not only
to scientific facts, but also to more
material matters," remarked Gen.
Dudley Avery last night at the St.
0baj.es Hotel. "Accident brought the
great salt deposit on Avery's Island to
light after Its (Toppings had been worked for nearly half a century. My
gniiMfiilhcr snid suit years liefore the
war, and my father lu his youth followed the same methods of production,
even after his father's time, but It remained for my brother John, then a
boy of 16, to really make manifest the
remarkable advantages which the Island possessed lu the matter of rock
salt mliiilng. It was during the wnr.
Salt was selling in New Orleans for?ll
II sack. This wns at a period when the
salt works of the Island were not being made use of. Von see, my grandfather manufactured salt by digging
wells, Into which the salt water flowed
In great quantities, and this water he
merely boiled, evaporating the moisture
and causing a residue of fine salt
When my brother learned of the high
price of salt tn New Orleans he went to
uiy father, then practicing law lu
Baton Rouge, and suggested that he be
given permission to work the then
abandoned wells nnd make pin money
for himself. There was no objection,
and with the assistance of several
sluves John proceeded to open the old
wells by clearing out the accumulation of debris and lwlllng the brine, as
his grandfather did years before him.
He opened a number of new wells, and
was soon selling salt at a grent rate,
but the demand Increased, and he decided to open n Mg well some ten feet
square. The work proceeded, but the
usual depth was reached with no result. The water did not flow. He concluded to dig deeper, and nt sixteen
feet came upon what the negro diggers
wild was an old stump. Falling to
chop tlie 'stums' with sn ox. the netv
vuuuiuued he had struck a bed of rock,
and when my brother descended into
the excavation be managed, with a cold
chisel, to cut out a piece of what ho
thought was transparent rock. My
father, however, who happened to be
on tihe island at the time, knew what
bad been discovered, and In the course
of a little while the wonder of the discovery had been noised nil over the
country. Thus was discovered the first
rock sn'.t deposit In the South, nnd a
few months after that time a dozen
Hlinfts were being worked In n crude
way, and we were shipping salt to
Richmond In great quantities, nt least
great for that ficrlod ln tho world's history. Work has progressed almost
steadily since that time, nnd we are
shortly to begin a now sliaft which will
go deeper than ever; In fact, drop beneath the old workings, although this
Is not necessary, l>e.cn use we can tap
the deposit In any V>cnHry we choose."
-New Orleans Times-Democrat.
JollyHsh as Protectors.
A singular oaee of fishes living on or
with another, Ints Just been made
known by M. (ladenu do Kerville. The
young of the fishes called false mackerel are almost always found lu com-
pany with the large medulae known ns
rhlSOStomes, These young fishes swim
parallel with the long axis of the jellyfish, and In the same direction ns tho
latter. They remain above, beneath
and behind the animal, but never advance beyond its umbel. It frequently happens that some of them Introduce
themselves Into the cavities of the Jellyfish, nnd ore then visible from the exterior, owing to the transparency of tho
host.
Sometimes the school of fishes wanders 0. few yards away from the medusa, buret the least alarm, Immediately returns with great rapidity to occupy
Its former posiMoin. It Is evident that
the medusa very efficaciously protects
the young fishes by means of Its innumerable stinging capsules. This is
demonstrated by the fact that when the
fishes become larger they no longer
seek protection by accompanying the
medusa.
Want Bags Proteoted.
For some time past British entomologists, or bug-hunters, have beeu exercised over tlie extermination of certain
Insects In consequence of the zeal of the
collectors, who roam over the country
with butterfly nets. It would be difficult to protect butterflies and moths by
Legislation, as has been done for birds,
so an association has been formed under the auspices of the Entomological
Society of London. Tlie members agree
to leave rare Insects alone for awhile
and to do all In their power to curb the
sporting instinct In others. The Insect
collector who abides by It will be more
than human, remarks London Graphic.
Imagine a stomp collector agreeing not
to pick up a rare specimen from the
roadside, yet a similar temptation will
be met and have to be resisted by the
Insect collector.
80 Particular.
"They seem quite particularin Paris,"
said an attache of the state department, "about having the French language used by any representative of
the United States."
"Yes," replied Miss Cayenne; "I understand they go so far as to insist on
putting French labels on American
wines."���Washington Star.
AN OPEN LETTER
To MOTHERS.
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR  RIGHT TO THE
EXCLUSIVE    USE   OF   THE WORD   "CASTORIA"  AND
PITCHER'S   CASTORIA,"   AS   OUR   TRADE 'hark.
/, DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same
that has borne and does now /*]& y/oy ji m on every
bear the facsimile signature of CsGrffic&S&tStStt wrapper.
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 fjf s/V* JF" on the
and has the signature of*^*^&f4ucA4tt wrapper. JVb one has authority from me to use my name except
The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher is
President. *
March 8, 1897. &&>~~U. &&*&+   ��*,p.
Do Not Be Deceived.
Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting a cheap substitute
which some druggist may offer you (because he makes a few more pennies
on it), the ingredients of which even he does not know.
"The Kind You Have Always Bought"
BEARS THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF
Insist on Having
The Kind That Never Failed You.
'"��� ���������(����� Hunm, rr husiuy initit. niw yo-k oity. $eL��r/
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COMMBRCIAL
HOTEL!
The new addition, which is fitted with every modern convenience, is now completed.
Cockle and Papworth, Proprietors. Rates, ��2.50 and $3.00 Per Day.
Front Street, Kaslo, I3ritish Columbia.
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DOMINION M. IVs IN TOWN.
Ontario Members Escorted by Auley
Morrison of This Province.
Kaslo has had thi r icent   houoi i I  a
���.' .it from ihr. .��� i ii inhere  of   tin   Do-
i,i. n   I 'arliament.   They" wore  Dr.
i ;.',i.   Lnnderlcin   of    Hanover,    (int..
I fenry ('nrgill and  family   "i'   ;
'i.l. and   '. i ��� ;   Morrison,  repi
thi   Wesl    ni   -I      institi encj   "'
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���   i:: their tour 1 jh   th
had i    '   ��� .  coi
tho Fort Steele i nd
chemsolve  as mo :  with   nil
tlmt they had .- i.  The I intario mem-
1'i'i's nre   quit) d   in
mines in thi Rosslan I   camp,   and i   -
pent in Invert I'm".in i ,
c.   Kleopfer,  1 ei  bi     ol   Doi   i
purl I ��� South    Wellington,
presidi ntof thi T ������ - banli  al  Tor-
u 'in  ni,'I   dii ti"-  of  the  Dominion
i    and Loan associati
town Wednesday   conferring villi  C
II. Evans, looal agi n1 ol  the latter or-
gani/ul ion, aftor   return)
Slocan whore be  Is  Interested In various iiiiiiiii!.r properties,    11"  in hi] I  j
pleased with   Kaslo   and   I ho    h    I
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Ex-Minister oft Finam ���    Geoi go   li.
.1 ly it, the Dominio i
[net, bul now  : ol   I be ' ���
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m Ick,      i been ri
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his   inini.      interest-
missed K      i.   From li
conservative pari     i
lust   ���       il eli      in      Ir. Fosl
irtfolio u illow-
g pn ��� : bi i Sir
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lohn   Thompson,    Macki nzle   B
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Dan Shaw,ManAger. KASLO, B. C
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lit, An.'.I !������ mell. James
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Att'.l.i, 11. C...Vmt. .5,1897.
. '��� ������ t        ,i, Every Department,   Large,  .iry Rooms.
iliaths,  Kleotrlc  Lights. Table Unsurpassed.
X  Set . : ��� i "i"' Bar Splendidlj Btocked.
t |   Commercial Traveler's Sample Rooms.
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THE OLDf.'STAND BEST     f
I EEA DQUARTERSl
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j Commercial! Mining Men. ^
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.���..:, OurEyesari  Alwayi Open to the Comfort of the Jsj,
'   Traveling Public. EDW-IW GUMMING8,       |jf
vv Kaslo, B.C. Proprietor, w
Butte Hotel I
/nd ^^sta.urant f
i
Meals al .iii hours between 5a. tn. and '-1 p. m.   Short
a -Specialty.    Business Men's Lunch from II:30
. ... in 7:."'n ]'. in.   11. V. CARR, formerly of Columbia
��� Restaurant, south "iii" Pronl st., between 3rd and
Ith, opposite Steamer Landings, Kit-in. li C.
to
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tJortlu in li. Hi
by I ii' Tlllou I,i  V\ in. Iiiui-; SI,
I'T Mull,. ,   l.i,, i,. Puller mui llm lit'! litiriliili bv
:.       ���   I,,
1 vi'ii-i ( i.iiui'i i itiiiH will, Alaska
W. I, . ii'iini  i'i iht;  Northern
Pacific Kxpreas Uo, In Kaslo states
Hint hiacompany now has express connection* with the Ahi-tka Pacific I'ix-
" thai pftclcages will be received here lor wrangel, Juneau, Bit-
tea, Dyea, Skugaw^y atld other points,
They expoci ioontif>Open an office at
Dawson City, N. i'. Express money
orders are also gbod oter this route at
usual ratesai any express offloe.
The   Hi.mil 1 trctik   Trull.
1 hf mines above the hoad of Kootenay lake ni'. still clamoring for the
completion of the government trail
from Cody creek connecting viallumill
creek wtth'Argenta. Lots of rlohore
awaits shipment as soon as it IS completed, but tho government is lamentably slow,
'
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FRONT ST.
BOAT HO USB
Stairs Leading Down Near Handstand on 4th St.
easure Boats to Let bv the Day or Hour.
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BENNETTS <1: LETCUVR. Proprs.
"5
KELNAN
-A \ ! >
ROBINSON
Blacksmitlis
.  .  ;uid__	
Woodworkers.
��� :������..���.���.!���:- ���'.> ���..    . ���  .
M. MEADOWS,
BATHS!
Horsi she in.- a Specialty,   OttU
Orders Receive Prompf Attention.
Shop mi Water :-; 111 !.   \'"-'  ol
street, Ks .it.. I:. C.
nn; THE  rJEST
' . ��� TO T1TB
iniml Bark Shop.
Ii.M.l. BUOB., KASLO, B, ('.
��� Nickel Tubs.   Tickt I   % ��d I ir
;t baths, $1.
f. K. RIS08, ��� .I.N'O. VV VI, K Kit
RINGS HaLKV/L
Merchant Tailors.
Fourth Street,      -      -      Kuslo, li. (.'.
!
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y.HowartM
I'I 11 I R   IN
and Salt Meats.
Ainsworth,    -   B. C.
Have You Been Tliere?
WHERE? Why, <o the BtOCAN
BEER HALL, where you cun got
fresh draft beer by the schooner or
quart. PETERSOtf .V LOPBTEBT
A av< .in. . Kaslo.' H. C.
M^)UbiiTOT��Lr
VJl/R. B. c.
Now Building und Ncwlv Furnished'
throughout. Best Rooms IntheGfty,
�� .rat-Class Bui in Coiincction.
MILLER & M'Loud, Proprs.
t*3to ���.    . -  .    ':���. _A__r2
O. P. MOORE,
.    .    .    .   '..
v,
Assayer&Chemist
f- Kaslo, B.C.near Steamer landing
PRICE LIST.
Silver and Load	
Gold and Silvor...
  1.50 ��
�� Gold, Silver and Lead  ���.(Kl G
3  Gold, Silvor and Copper.... 2,60  F
'     Ten per eont discount on three ff
V or more samples at ono time. &
ffc 'y; zys-iyip. lyA'A-Avr-zjvAVf-\y-^-_��.
&
I l^rs paper is kopt on illo at the advertising agency of Alexandpr&Co,.
Suito P, First National Bank Building,
Spokane, Wash., where contracts oaa
be made for it,
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