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each week.
BRITISH COLUMBIA NEWS.
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progressive people ad-   ^
tise in THE NEWS.
VOL. I.
KASLO, B. C, FRIDAY, OCT. 8,18971
NO. 14.
THE PREMIER'S VISIT
H on. J. H. Turner in Town Last Wed-
A Very Satisfactory mid Complete Interview witti
a New
Accompanied by Gold Commissioner
Dennis, Hon. J. H. Tumor, premier of
tbe province, arrived in Kaslo from
Nelson last Wednesday afternoon and
staid over night, returning on th*j International yesterday morning. Accompanying him on his tour of the
province is Mr. N. S. Wright, a young
man from San Francisco, son of an old
friend of Premier Turner.
While here, tho premier's time was
quite fully occupied in receiving the
representative men of the city, but
through the courtesy of Recorder John
Keen,ho found time to devote to a very
satisfactory talk with a News man in
Mr. Keen's office. His itinerary from
hore was aB follows: To-day he is to
be at Trail, to-morrow at Ro.sland and
lifter that ho hopes to go to Grand
Forks, with a cross country trip to
Penticton and Vernon if possible Since
leaving Victoria lie has visited Vancouver, New Westminister, Chillwaclc,
Revelstoke and Nelson. He expressed
regret at his time being too limited to
visit the towns of the Slocan on this
trip, but he has Co be ln Victoria again
within a fortnight which fact shortened his stay in the Kootenay.
Premier Turner Is a distinguished
looking elderly gentleman in his iOi.li
year, but with a vigorous bearing a d
dear bright eyes, fiat contrast strongly with his snow white,hair. He was
through West. Kootenay, including the
Slocan mining district, last year, and
expressed great intercs' la the wonderful advance made in the who).- d!
tried. lu> could uot sue siui'ilii1 r
duced price of silver had cut any figure
here and thought that it was probably
more than offset by the rise iu the
l��rice of lead.
He thought that the public works
either inaugurated or completed since
the last session of the legislature haa
proved of great advantage to the province. He WM especially Impressed
with the high financial standing and
good credit of not only the province
itself hut also of all the cities in it. He
believed that the next session of the
legislature���which would be In January, 1898 -would be likewise impressed
with this condition sufficiently to warrant the provision of large additional
public works expenditures for the coming year, both for the mining and agricultural districts. He was struck
with the interlacing of interests that
aro developing between the agricultural and mining-regions. The former
are producing wheat, butter, cheese
and fruit as never before and finding a
ready home market for it on account of
the mines. The farmers at Armstrong
near Vernon have a co-operative (louring mill only 18 months old that has already paid 16 pur cent dividends.
At the coming session of the legislature, the premier said that there were
several new railroad franchises to be
applied for, including one from the
Stlckeen river to the Yukon. He believed that all these new railroad enterprises should, where bona tide, bo
carefully fostered, but believed that
their subsidising should be left more
to the Dominion than to the Provincial
government. Regarding the operation
of the Companies Act, he thought that
hardly sufficient time had elapsed to
test its practical workings thoroughly,
but that as far as he could see, its operations had been satisfactory as a whole.
As to the Mineral act, while it seems
to be giving general satisfaction, yet
he thought that it needed some amendments���notably one to stop prospectors
evading their assessment work by having their claims relocated for them by
friends at tho expiration of the legal
time.
Concluding, Premier Turner said:
"The public offices of the Province
will be removed to the new government
building in Victoria, Nov. 1st, and the
next session of tho legislature will also
be held there. This fine public building is the most economically and best
constructed one that I lenow of, and the
people may feel proud that their $8.0,-
INDOX TO THIS WBBK-S ISSTR.
FIRST r"A(��K���
Tlie Premier'.: Visit.
Conacrvatlvo leaders Near.
Views ol Agent Beattle.
All KyisMiF.iialand
I'caeo River Mine*.
8KCOND I'AUK-
Ofltlal Plreetorjr.
Traveler's Guide.
Miscellaneous.
THIRD PAOE-
Mi��oelIan*Kiiie.
FOl'RTH PAOB-
The Political Outlook.
Kdil,trial Outcropping*.
Local Brevities.
FIFTH PAOK-
Alnaworth N'ewa.
Voted o( the Blocan.
Miscellaneous
SIXTH PAGK���
Miscellaneous.
SEVENTH PAOB-
MlseelliUH'oii*.
BIdHTH PAGK���
Hotel Arrivals.
Mining Record..
Advertised Letter List.
000 has been bo well spent. It is a
building that is entirely to the credit
of the Province."
lALL Ell i ENGLAND
CONSERVATIVE LEADERS NEAR
Sir 'Charles Tupper and Sir Mackenzie Bowell Visit Slocan Points.
Two of Canada's ex-premiers, 8ir
Charles Tupper and ,Sir Mackenzie
Howell, are passing through the Kootenay on business connected with their
mining Interests. They were In Slocan City last Thursday and thence to
Rossland, whence they expect to go to
the coast. The Revelstoke Herald
Bays that Sir Charles, the conservative
leader is looking well and carries his
76 years lightly. He showed no signs of
fatigue from his long journey. He conversed with several friends on the platform and when the time oame for the
train to pull out, both he and Sir Mackenzie hopped on the cars with the
agility of schoolboys. Tbe two conservative veterans met quite by chance
and laughed heartily over the idea that
the object of their joint expedition was
to offer the leadership of the party to
.Sir Hugh Mamlotiald
VIEWS OP AGENT BEATTIB.
He Talks About Rosebery, Kaslo and
Nelson.
A. M. Beattle, agent for the Rosebery townslte, was in town recently
and says, "Keep your eye on Rosebery," He predicts that within six
weeks tho railway from Slocan crossing
to Slocan City will be completed, and
that thereafter tho bulk of the Arrow-
bead lakes business will come through
Rosobery, the cars being run onto
barges at Slocan City and towed up
tho lake and transhipped to Nakusp at
Rosebery. He says that the Denver &
Colorado Smelting Co. is acquiring interests in and around Rosebery with a
view to making that a smelting point,
and that the C. P. R. interests are very
favorable to such an arrangement.
Incidentally Mr. Heattie remarked
npon the relative merits of Kaslo and
Nelson. He thinks that Nelson is now
at the high tide of Its prosperity, and
that after tho C. P. R. gets through
selling lots at Nelson, it will proceed
to push Robson as tho junction for the
Crow's Nest road. He says ho would
much rather own lots In Kaslo today
than in Nelson, and predicts that in
five years from now Kaslo will be a
third larger than Nelson will then be.
He considers that this year's building
boom in Nelson was stimulated by the
fire limit by-law, which required all
people intending to build frame structures within the fire limits to do so before a certain date, or thereafter bo required to build with brick or stone.
Sill.
HoiHwly the Beat Policy.
Honesty in selling advertising space
is more than merely carrying out the
conditions of a contract. Honesty, as
we look at it, meanB to put all the
forces and energy of a newspaper behind evory advertisement which appears in its columns. It means the employment of time and attention on the
part of the publisher to prepare advertisements for his patrons that are certain to be seen and so honest and emphatic as to bo believed. It means, on
the part of the advertiser, the buying
of apace in mediums that are selocted
for their known quality and worth-
not for any reason of favoritlam or
liking. There Is no brag or bluster
about this talk.   It is fact.
Read the News and then subicrlbe,
Silver Makes Decided Gains for ihe Week-3*c
Since list Issue.
Hllver Quota'Ions for Week.
Opening.
Friday, Oct. 1 55 7-8
Saturday, Oct. 2. 561-2
Monday, Oct. 4 55 3-4
Tuesday, Oct. 5. 55
Wednesday, Oct. li 5511-16
Thursday, Oct. 7. 56
Friday, Oct. 8........ 58
Waiting Tor England's Answer.
London, Oct. J.��� The chancellor of
the exchequer, Sir Michael Hicks-
Beach, will return to London some
time during next ����eek, where his arrival is eagerly anticipated by tho
United States monetary commissioners.
While the chancellor of the exchequer
may communicate a message immediately to the commissioners, it may be
that it will be a notification that the
government Is still unable to give
them a definite rejily to thoir proposals, but hopes to be able to announce
Its 1'iinclvsiinis at home at a specific future timo. [Speculation as to what the
lepiy "may be" would probably be just
as accurate from any intelligent reader
as from the n uthor of the London dispatch.���Ed.]
More Comment oa tin- Bxpecteu Answer-
New York, Oat. fi.���A special cablegram from London to the Kvening Post
says:
"There is increasing interest in the
city and some concern as to the probable nature of Sir Michael Hicks-
Beach's coming reply to the United
States bimetallic commission as to the
use of silver. Some persons go bo far
as to assert that, subject to certain
conditions. throo^'inta may be sou-
ceded, namely: A reopening of the
Indian mints, the holding of one-fifth
silver in the Bank of England reserve,
and the raising of legal tender silver
from ��2 to 45. Such assertions may but
premature, and oven Incorrect, but
they come from too good a quarter to
be wholly ignored."
To Reopen the Inula Mints
London, Oct. 5.���The Times this
morning, in an editorial on the recent
currency correspondence, calls for the
publication of details as to what the
French and American governments demand and offer. The Dally News, in
Its financial article, refers to the rumors that an active correspondence is
proceeding between the homo and the
Indian government, and that the concessions to America will include the
re-opening of the India mints.
The Times in a special article this
morning says that the Walcott commission intends to request the government to give a final and immediate reply to its monetary proposition. After
giving a review of tbe history of the
question, the writer of the article concludes: "The core of the whole subject Is the question whether bimetallism Is wise or foolish. The United
States and France say It is wise. On
behalf of Great Britain it may be decided to say no. But if yjs la to be answered on behalf of India, we shall be
In a net of contradictory propositions
Indeed, for tbe keys of the Indian mints
are in Downing street, no Icsb than
tho keys of the London mint."
Views or a l iiltuttn .Saiant.
New York, Oct. 2.-Prof. A. S.Choah
of the Calcutta university, a native of
East India, sots forth in an article on-
titled "India's Cause for Silver," in
tho October number of the North
American Roviow, the reasons why the
pooplo of India desire the reopening of
the Indian mints. Prof. Ghosh ar
raigns the British government for
blocking the way for an international
agreement for tbe remonetization of
silver, saying that in closing the In
dian mints it has confiscated one-half
of the wealth of the people in the Indian empire. He expressed the opinion that England may be forced out of
regard to her own iuterests to change
her course, and he concludes:
"If, however, notwithstanding every
entreaty, she proves false to her own
and the world's interest, then she may
learn to her cost that other nations can
act without her and may see the very
thing come to pass in retribution
which she so long opposed.   If the still
continues to block the way, if Senator
Wolcott's mission fails, and the Indian
mints remain unopened, the last hope
of India must remain in Mr. Bryan. If,
three years hence, his efforts are
crowned with success, which necossarily
they must be if nothing is done meanwhile to solve the great question, ho
will, perhaps, find the gold worshippers of Europe, headed by England,
waiting in trepidation in the antechamber to entreat an international
agreement. That will bo the hour of
his triumph and in the anticipation of
it the three hundred millions of India
will wish him God-speed, with tho full
power of their stricken hearts."
A I'lcthoru uf Gold.
New York, Oct. 2.���The plethora of
gold in the banks and the treasury and
the scarcity of greenbacks is causing
the banks somo difficulty in making
their payments at the clearing house in
bills and may cause most of them ln a
short while to return to the practice of
years ago and settle their debt balance
in gold. The first movement in that
direction was made when the National
Park Bank paid its entire debit balance of J586.000 in gold. Two other
banks have also paid gold in settlement of the debit balances. It is considered likely that other banks will
havo to follow suit shortly, .lust tit
present the banks mostly prefer to receive bills rather than gold in payment
of their credit balances. Gold is paid
into the clearing Iioubo in the shapo of
clearing house gold certificates, which
is the most convenient form of payment, as it does not involve any counting or so much handling of so much
gold.
Dagllab  Writer. Want a Cinnprontliie.
Eondon. Oct. II.���-The Times published a letter this morning signed by
Lord Oldenhain and Henry Riversdale
Grenfoll, in which the writers express
the opinion that the time has passed
for academical discussion of the currency question, which has become one
of practical polities.
Recalling the resolution adopted in
parliament after Mr. Balfour's speech
during tiie debate on March 17, 189(1,
and the promise of Sir Michael Hicks-
Beach of the same date that the government would do its utmost to secure, by international agreement, a
stable par exchange between gold and
silvor, while preserving the gold standard, tho writers say:
"The leaders of the bimetallic movement in London have recommended tho
acceptance of the Hicks-Beach com-;
promise. If negotiations are successful there will be no further bimetallic
discussion, for although we believe the
soundest and wisest course would bo
for Great Britain to co-operate with
other nations and open hor mints to
both metals, wo should be glad to see
the compromise effected. It would
have the Important and ' desirable result of restoring par exchange between
the gold-using and silver-using countries."
Tho letter predicts that unless tills
compromise is carried out, agitation
will be continued on the basis of reopening the mints to the free coinage
of both metals, but it expresses the belief that the great commercial nations
an)so alive to the dangers that would
folioj^failure in the negotiations that
tho compromise will be accepted.
Mr. Grenfell, it is noted, joined with
Loril Oldenhain in the publication last
year of tt collection of pamphlets on
both sides of the question.
Sllytr, Ci>i.niii|i' Hi siiMinl nt S. f. Mint.
San Francisco, Oct. 4. -As a result
of the revival In trade the Unitod
States mint in this city will at once resume the coinage of silvor dollars in
accordance with instructions received
from Washington. The ordor necessitated the appointment of 15 new employes, all of whom wero appointed
from the ellglblo list under civil sor-
vice rules. Most of them were among
the number suspended when tho mint
discontinued the coinage of silver in
July last.
Special Rates lo Spokane Fruit Fair.
The following arrangements have
been made for transportation to and
from Spokane Fruit Fair:
Via S. F. & N. R. R., on October 8th,
good returning until Oct. 12th; 12th.
good returniug until Oct 18th. Fare
from Kaslo to Spokane and return, 811.
Via G. N. R. It. aud Bonner's Ferry,
Oct.8good returning Oct. J8. Fare from
Kaslo to Spokane aud return, J9.85.
These Auriferous Deposits May RivaJ
ndike.
Nearly 120,600 teed Up by Three Men iu
Three Months.
Tho next mining excitement is likely to be on the Peace river in Athabasca and northeastern British Columbia.
Mining has been carried on thero in a
slow way for years, but discoveries
made the past summer leave no room
to doubt that an immense amount of
gold will be taken out of the Peace river and its tributaries during the next
few years. Men who aro now taking
out gold in large quantities are not trying to create a boom but are quietly
soriding for friends to come into the
country and secure claims, says the
Calgary Herald.
A young man named Johnson recently came down from Peace river with
his partner, bringing $18,000 in gold
dust. A third partner was left at the
diggings. The two mon have come
south to purchase supplies for the
winter. The money brought out was
placed in a Vancouver bank. Part of
it was drawn out for the purpose of
purchasing supplies, which were at
once shipped to Edmonton, N. W. T.,
whence thoy were to be sent to the
mines by large pack trains.
Tho #18,000 brought out had boon
cleaned up by the three men in three
months. They went to Peace river
oarly in the spring.and Johnson started
out in July. Johnson said all the minors of Poace river were making big
money with the crudest 'appliances.
Up \fO the time ho left only pans and 13
foot sbjioeB had been used. Most of
the miners were not coming out this
fall,because it was possible u> purchase
supplies at grading posts of the Hudson
Bay (Company near the mouth of Peaco
river.
It is reported that more than 200 mon
are placor mining along Peace rivor at
the present time, and they are experiencing satisfactory results from their
efforts.
The Poace river country is reached
most easily from Edmonton, 19i miles
north of Calgary on the Canadian Pacific railroad. Fort Chippewyan, on
Athabasca lake, at the mouth of Peace
rivor, is reached by taking a stage
from Edmonton to Athabasca Landing,
!Hl miles, and thence down Athabasca
river and lake by boat. Chippewyan is
4iij miles from, Edmonton.
Steamboats can ascend Peace rivor
for a considerable distance and small
boats can go up nearly its entire
length. A number of its tributaries,
including Loon and Deer rivers, aro as
rich as the main stream.
Peace river rises In fhe eastern
slopes ol the Rocky mountains, a littlo
north of the center of British Columbia. In the northern continuation of
the same mountains rise the Pelly,
Stewart and other important gold hearing tributaries of the Yukon. Thero
is this important difference, that Peaco
river rises in the eastern slope of tho
mountains, while the Yukon's tributaries rise on the wrest Bide. Along
Peaco river north are the Roirideor or
Cariboo mountains, which are believed
to lie rich in gold-bearing quartz.
. The hardy miners who played prominent parts in the Cariboo excitemont
of 80 yean ago explored the country to
the north and east of the headwaters of
tho Eraser with \\>vy satisfactory results, and although the output of gold
from the Peace river and its tributaries has fallen off somewhat in recent
years, the auriforous deposits there aro
known to be rich and extensive. It is
expected that next spring will see a
great influx of miners to that section.
Read the British Columbia News
Light for Ailvei-tlserg.
A man who gropes about In the dark
is very uncertain of attaining his object���so is the advertiser who attempts
to place his wares before the public iu
the dark. He can, however, emerge
from darkness and uncertainty into
light and security by the aid of the
British Columbia News, which is a welcome visitor once eaon week to four-
fifths of the best homes of Kaslo. By
its reliability it has established itself
in the full confidence of its many readers and stands today without a peer as
a valuable advertising medium in the
field it occupies, RUSH  TO  THE  MINES
FHF.K     GOLD    SAMPLES     DROUGHT
FHOM   MT.   DAK-OB  DISCOVERIES.
Force of  Men I'nt  to Work on Con.
I'roiiertlea   ln    Montana���Ore
Vein   Struck,
The first authentic news concerning
Washington'! new Kldonulo near Mount
linker, ami how to get lucre, with all Intermediate details, have oeeu received at
Seattle.
The route is said to be possible and not
very difficult until the investigator is
within five miles of the promised land,
but ti.e last five miles present obstacles
that would forever discourage any one
who  was not ttn  experienced prospector
ami mountaineer. There is in Mount
linker and its surrounding heights enough
gold to keep prospectors busy fur the next
10 years, according to the reports. All
the stories of the fabulous discoveries arc
corroborated. In .samples of ore that were
brought back hy the informant, Mr. Bo-
gardus, the assayer, by a cursory inspection, declared Hint, free gold existed in
good quantities. "1 met many men who
came front Mount Totnohoy ('Tomboy'),
ami they reiterated the stories that
have lii-cn told concerning the great strike
of $10,11110 to the ton made iu Hear mountain. Aiming tlicni was a mini named
Lcitli, who has a great claim. Post and
Lambert's claim is on the eust side.    In
Totnohoy, Btelner, Esterhrooke und several others have found ore equal to the
discovery in Bear mountain, A man named Johnson anil several others have been
tliere two weeks nnd are still remaining,
locating  inure    claims.     Kant    of    these
mountains is Sillola creek, along which,
my people tell me, is placer gold. There
is enough yellow metal there to occupy
prospectors the next 10 years. There nre
sou people on the mountains now, and
I met (Ml more going in when I was returning. 1 believe the mineral is rich, as
rich ns has been reported, but I can not
know definitely about it until my friends
return. My advice is not to go in now,
na the rain and rough weather nre great
obstacles to successful prospecting."
The Armlnston  Mine.
William BuiZO tins secured a lease on
the Artniiigton mine, near Hell, and has
put a force of men to work getting coal
for shipment uml the local market. He
has mnde arrangements with the silver
smelter at llrent Falls, which will take
at least SO tons a day. The Times says
the Ureal Northern will also take two
or three oarloads a dny, so tlmt Mr. Buuo
already lias a market for 100 tonH of lump
coal per dny. Tho Artnington mine is
owned principally by J. T. Armingtoii
and J. J. Hill, who have a thousand
acres of coal land adjoining. The main
entry is in about 700 feet and shows a
five and a half foot vein of good coal.
In   the   liiialn   District.
Knelt day's work in the Ruby mine, in
the llasin district, shows it up to a better and lietter advantage, it is reported.
All the shipments of ore brought big returns. The Inst two cars shipped, from
which returns have been received, netted
the company $0100. The first payment
of $.'10,000, due on thc property, has just
been made. The vanners for thc mill arrived during the week and are now being
put in place. Additional power is being
put in nt the mill.
In   the   Itpil   (1,111,1.
It is reported that two feet of ore was
si ruck in the Red Cloud, located two
miles southwest of Wardner. Tlio strike
was made Inst Saturday in the tunnel
about 186 feet from the mouth and at n
depth of about 100 feet. Ore is silver
bearing galena. Assays have run a�� high
as HO |M-r cent lead and 20 ounces in silver per ton. The property is Incorporated.
Most of the stock is owned hy Wallace
parties,
More   l.oentlons   Made.
A number of locations have been made
within the pnst 10 dnys on the north
fork of the Little St. ,loe, in Idaho. Claims
nre located on the headwaters of the river
about 12 miles on the eust of Wallace.
It is said one ledge can he traced several
miles. The vein is immense and carries
a high percentage of copper. Samples of
ore taken from the ledge show up well.
Shaft   Firtern   Hundred   Feet   Deep.
When the sinking now in progress at
the West Colusa is completed that mine
will be one of the deepest in the district.
The three-compartment shaft will go
down 1500 feet, and is 9xl7J between the
timbers.
To   Bay   Gold   Mines.
Two London financiers, directors in a
company with $r>,000,000 capital, have
landed in New York, coming across the
Atlantic to acquire gold mines in British
Columbia.
Bar  Until,,i,  Shipments.
Bar bullion shipments from the
Revenue mine on Richmond Flat are of
regular fortnightly occurrence. A brick
that went into Butte a week or so ago
was valued at $14,000.
PRINCE OF DENMARK AND THE DUCHfcSS OF MECKLENBURG.
TRAVELERS'GUIDE FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS.
Summary of Railway-Steamer Time
Cards from Kaslo.
The betrothal of Prince Christian of I)
Schwerin, recently announced, is said t
Russian courts. The lndy is second con
his first cousin. Both are related by mil
aln. Christian is a stalwart young Dane,
George of Greece. He is a superb horse
dier. His fiancee, the Duchess Alexmul
lover.   Her father, the reigning Grand I)
the richest of the princes of Germany, ��
She'is a very hntidsomc woman for a Bra
cultured, Foreign court papers, of cour
love affair."
enmark nnd the Duchess of Mecklenburg,
o be very pleasing to the German and
sin to the present czar and the prince is
rrlage to the royal family of Great Brit-
second only in stature to the giant Prince
man, nn nll-nroiind sport, and a line sol-
rine, is nine years younger than her royal
like of Mcckleiiliuru-Schwerln, Is one of
ml Alexandrine Is his eldest, daughter.
ropean princess anil is said to be highly
se, have it that this mutch is a "genuine
NATIONAL W.  R. C. HOME.
Thla   Magnificent    Structure   Btonda
at MadUuu Ohio.
No charitable institution in the land
Is more worthy of benefit) or gifts
from a patriotic people than the Home
founded and supported by the National Woman's He-
lleif Corps, at Madison, Ohio, for those
whom cruel war
left without support or protection.
One writing of It
says: "It ls renlly
one of the wonders
of the world. The
Clark n. ni'KLEinu hll|f _M ���mr be,,n
told, nnd you will never rea.ll/e what a
grand ltwtitutlou It Is until you visit
it."
It Is located at Madison, Ohio, on the
famous Western Reserve on the line
of the Lake Shore uud Michigan Southern Railroad. There
are now twenty
acres of land, five
having l>een pur-
last year,
are fine
well-kept
with tlow-
almndanee,
besides gardens
and orchards. The
main building was
erected and furnished by the Ohio
legislature at a cost of $:ir>,000. It is
known as the "Ohio cottage," and ls a
model of perfection. It was .dedicated
on July 17, 1800, with elaborate ceremonies, and turned over to the Woman's Belie. Corps. The two original
buildings wore used for a seminary. Of
these one Is now fitted up for a hospital. The Home ls maintained by a per
cnplta tax assessed on every member
of the W. R. C, and by contributions
from friends, either cash or supplies.
chased
There
drives,
lawns,
ors In
ri.UMA I..  COW LBS.
a distinguished lawyer and judge of
Massachusetts, and Judge advocate of
the <5. A. R.
Mrs. Plume L. Oowles, the secretary
of the Home board, Is also a Daughtei
of the Revolution, and wife of Mr. Ed-
wln It. Oowles, n member of the One
Hundred and .fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry and n leading church worket
and business man of Oenevn. She was
appointed by the Governor of Ohio,
with six others, a member of the Ohio ;
Cottage Building Committee, and ban
been connected with the management
of the Homo ever since.
The Board of Directors Is composed
of Agnes Httt, national president, In- 1
dlnnapolls, Ind.;  Ida S. MeBride, na-
tlonal secretary, Indianapolis, Ind.; Annie WltJtenmyer, Sun.itoga. Pa.; Char- i
Ity Rush Craig, Vlrixiua, Wis.; Emma
B. I��wd, Saletn, Mass.; Margaret Ray'
Wle.hens,   Eviuiston,   111.;   Plilma   I..
Cowies, secretary, Geneva, o.
���""**" He Missed tho Pun.
There nre no funnier people In the
world thnn those who never see a Joke.
Many good Stories are told about them,
and of these one of the best, as well ns
one of the l-'eat, ls furnished by the
Washington Post.
Many years ago, when the Press Club
was In existence, a British newspaper
man wns at the elub one evening. He
hnd been ln Washington for Bonie time
aud was leaving the next day. Mr.
Karl Decker made a speech to him.
"Mr. Sound-So," said Mr. Decker,
"you have speut some time with us,
aud have made ninny friends. We
have become attached to you. You are
going away to-morrow, nnd we may
never see you again, but In order that
you may always have something by
which to remember us, on behalf of the
Press Club I present you this ring."
Aud then he struck the cnll bell on
the reading table near him. The Englishmen looked a trifle bewildered for
a bit, then he reached out his hand,
thanked the club and pocketed the bell.
FOR       WHITEWATER. SANDON,
Cody, etc., Kuslo & Slocan Railway trains
leave Kaslo daily at * a. in. i returnlnir,
arrive at Kaslo 3;5U p. m.
FOR THREE FORKS, NEW DENVER,
Rosebury and Nakusp, take K. & S. Ry.
from Kaslo to Sandon, and thence Nakusp & Slocan Railway, leaving Sandon
daily ut 2 p. m.; returning, arrive daily
at Sandon at 11:16 a. m.
FOR REVELSTOKE, VANCOUVER,
Victoria and other main line points on
C. P. R., bout from Nakusp to Arrowhead, cars to Revelstoke, thence connect with east and west bound trains.
FOR SILVERTON, SLOCAN CITY,
etc., tukc Steumer Hunter on Slocan lake
connoting with Nakusp & Slocun Ry. at
New Denver or Str. Sloean, making like
connection at Rosebery.
FOR NORTHPORT, SPOKANE, ROSS-
land and Grand Forks, take the Steamer
International from Kuslo dally at 5:45 a.
m., except Sunday, making connections wt
Five Mile Point, near Nelson, Willi Nelson & Fort Sheppard Ry., then to North-
port. From Northport to Spokane continue the railway, known south of
Northport as the Spokane Falls & Northern,   arriving   at   Spokane  at   6:40  p.   nt.
Kor Rossland change at Northport i)
the Red Mountain Hy., arriving at Rossland at 3:40 p. m. Or, Rossland may be
reached from Nelson via Columbia &
Kootenay Ry. io Robson, thence by river
steamer to Trail, thence by Columbia ri
Western Ry. to Rossland. Or. Rossland
may be reached via Nukusp and Trull by
dully steamers down the Arrow lakes and
Columbia river.
For Grand Forks nnd Boundary Creek
points, take S. F. & N. Ity. from North-
port to llossburg or Marcus, thence by
stage across   reservation.
SUNDAY    TRIP    TO    SPOKANE,    or.
eastward.    Take Steumer Alberta at it.'iO
p.  m. Saturday from Kaslo down Koote- J
nay lake nnd up  Kootenay river to llonner's   Ferry.   Idaho,   muklng  connections |
ut that point Sunduy  with Great North- j
em tr.ins-eontinentul trulns eust or West j
bound, nrrlvlng ut Spokane ut 7 p. m.
FOR AINSWORTH, PILOT BAY. NEI.- ,
son, etc., I. N. & T. Co.'s Sleumcr Intel- !
national leaves Kaslo untiy, except Sun-
day, at 5:15 a. m.; returning, leaves Nelson j
at 5 p. m., arriving ut Kuslo about 8:30 p. j
m.
C. P. R> Co.'s Steamer Kokanee leaves
Kaslo dully, except Monday, at 7:30 a. m.,
arriving at Nelson at 11 u. m.; returning,
leaves Nelson lit 4 p. m., urrlvlng ul Kuslo nt 7:30 p.  m.
I. N. & T. Co.'s Steamer Alberta leaves
Kaslo for Nelson and lake points dally,
except Saturday and Sunduy, at 5 p. in.,
arriving ut Nelson ul 10 p. m. Leaves Nelson for Kaslo aud lake points daily, except Sunduy and Monday, at 8:30 it. ni.,
arriving at   Kaslo  at   12:30  p.   m.
FOR FORT STEELE, WARDNER.
etc., N. & L. S. N. Co.'s Steamer Alns
worth leaves Kaslo Monduys and Tuesdays at 8 a. m. for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho,
thence by Great Northern Ry. to Jennings, Mont., thence by river steamers
ut, Kootenay rl\er during navigation
season. Or        take       steamer       from
Golden on C. P. R. main line Tuesdays
and Fridays at 4 a. tn.. up the Columbia
river and down the Kootenay river.
FOR 8ANCA, BONNER'S FERRY j
etc.: Alberta's Saturday night and Sun- j
day trip or Alnsworth's Monday and
Thursday trip as above. Returning," Alberta arrives at KiibIo Sunday ut 10 p. m
Ainsworth arrives at Kaslo Wednesday
and Saturday at 5 n. m.
Masons���Kaslo lodge No. 25, A. F. and A. m.,
meets lirst Monday in every month at Masonic hall ovor lireen Hros.' store. Visiting
brothers cordially invited to attend.
Hamilton Byeus, Vi. M.
K. E. Citii'MAN, Secretary.
MaccabRSS���Slocan Tent So. r,, Knights of the
Maccabees, meets second and last Thursdays
of each month at Livingston's hall, Kaslo.
Visiting Knights cordially Invited.
Moss Hoi.LANn, Vi, A. Davies,
Keeper ol Records, Commander.
I'ltOI'KSSION At.    CARDS.
QH. J. F. B. ROGERS,
Physician and Surgeon.
(Iruduate Trinity  t'nlverslt.v, Toronto, (int.,
Member of College nl i'hvsii'liins and Surgeons,
Licentiate of the B, 0. Council. Late ol New
York Hospitals and Polyclinic. Hartin building, Kaslo, H. ('.
w
J. TWISS,
Mining, Real Estate Broker.
Insurance and Oeneral Commission
Agent,
Front Kit t, - Kasl.i.Mt. O.
QR. A. S. MARSHALL,
Dentist.
Graduate of American College, Chicago.
Knnlo, It. ('.
\A/    J. H.  HOLMES,
OFFICIAi: DIRECTORY. ''
IK IM IS ION.
governor-Genera) Karl oi Aberdeen
1'rcniler Hir Wilfred Laurier
Metiilier el the  House Of Commons, Dominion
Parliament, for West Kootenav	
  Hewitt linstock
NATIONAL   W.   R.   C.   HOME   AT   MADISON,   OHIO.
The two years' strike and boycott
against the Garford Company, manufacturers of bicycle saddles, at Elyrla, O.,
has been declared off, the company agreeing to hire union metal polishers.
There is much Indignation along tlie
Canadian border because the Canucks
have prohibited the Importation of lumbermen and other "pauper" laborers from
the United States.
Also a pflHMntage of pensions received
by Inmates Is required of them, to be
applied to tlie support of the Home.
There arc nt present sixty-four Inmates, some of them with remarkable
���war records as army nurses. Tho old-
eat Is nearly 90, and Is In excellent
health. Seventeen others aro octogenarians.
Mrs. Clare H. Burleigh, the present
superintendent of the Home, has exhibited marked ability and tact ln earing for aged persons. lirlgbt. cheerful,
affectionate, with glfta of apeech and
song, she has won all hearts, and holds
the reins of love and kindness gently,
but firmly. She ls a descendant of
patriots, and la a member of tbe
Daughters of the American Revolution
by right of three ancestors���a great-
great-grandfather, and two greatgrandfathers who fought at Bunker
HU1.
vHer brother, Mr. George Hoyt, was a
recruiting officer for John Brown's
company. He later attained a brigadier-general's rank ln tlie Union army,
and after the war wns appointed attorney-general of Kansas. At the time
of her husband's death In 1804 he wan
And���bleu bis simple English heart-
next morning he told another newspu-
per man how kind tbe Tress Club had
been to him und what a lovely presentation speech Mr. Decker had made.
"Mr. Decker must have been awfully
nervous, you know," he said, "though
he didn't show tt, for he said: '1 present
you this ring,' and don't ye know, It
wasn't a ring nt all, It was a belL"
PROVINCIAL.
I.ieat-iiovernor Hon Kdgar Dewdney
Premier Hon. .1. II. Turner
Attorneydeneral Hon.  D, M   Kberts
Com. of Lauds and WiirkK... .Hon. li. B. Martin
Minister of Mines and KdueatUm	
 Hon. Jas. Huker
Provincial Mineralogist Wm. A. Carlylc
Members of  Legislative Assembly  for West
Kootenay	
North Riding J. M Kellle
Bouth Hiding J. 1". Hume
KASl.O OFFICIAI. DIRECTORY.
Mayor Robert F. (ireen
Aldermen���A. T. Garland, A. Vi. (loodennngh,
J. D. Moore, Q, (>. ltuehanau. 11. A. Cameron.
city clerk E. E. Chliiman
Police Magistrate .1. H. McKlllgan
City Marshal M. V. Adams
Assistant W. A. Milne
City Solicitor C. W. McAiin
Auditor CD. MoKenile
Treasurer H. II. llreen
Assessor B. P. Tuck
Water Commissioner 11. A. Cockle
Health Officer Dr. .1. K. B. Rogers
City council meets every Thurwhty evening
at the elty hall, 4th Btreet. between Front Mt.
mid A avenue.
VOU'NTKF.R FIRK DEPARTMENT.
Chief Hugh  P. Fletcher
First Deputy chief Oeorire Keid
Second Deputy Chief John I). Keenan
Third Deputy Chief John Fisk
Secretary Archie Morris
Treasurer Oils Adams
DISTRICT DIRKCTOKY.
Mining Recorder and Assessor-Tax Collector
 lohn  Keen
Collector of Customs J. F. Mcintosh
School TriiHtoos���A ngtisl Carney, J. D.Moore,
(1.1). Buchanan.    Principal-Prof. Jas. Heslop.
The l.����>.-li��j of Ihe C se.
"I enn't help thinking," Bald young
Mrs. Torkins, "of what a wonderful
thing it was for George Washington to
go through life without telling an untruth."
"Yes," replied her husband; "It gives
a. very Interesting hint of their domestic life. She must have refrained from
asking him bow he liked his breakfast, or eUe he must have been guilty
of a degree of discourtesy which cap
dor could not excuse."
are
loo Knrly to Know.
Teacher���"How    many    bones
there in the human body?"
PupU���"I don't know. I haven't
learned to ride a wheel yet"���Detroit
Free Press.
KASLO POSTOFFICK.
Ueneral delivery open dally (Sundays excepted) from s a. nt. until 7 p. m. Lobby open
Irniii 7 a. m. to 9:1)0 p. in.
Malls for despatch closed an follows: For
all parts of the world every evening except
Saturday and Sunday, al 9. p. m.
Malls arrive from I'nlted States and lake
points daily except Sunday, at 9:31) p. m.
From C. P. K. points and Slocan points, arrive dally except Sunday, at 4:00 p, m.
Registration olllce open H::K) a. in., 6:so p. in.
Money order office and Pnstoffice Savings Bank
open 9 a. m. to fl p. m.
8. H. (1KKKN. Postmaster.
CHURCH DIRECTORY.
Methodist church���Cor. ('. and r,th St. Divine services every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
7:30 p.m. Sunday school at 2:30. Strangers
always welcome.
C, Ault Pboccnieb, M. A., Pastor.
Prebbyterian CRUMB���Corner 4th street and
B avenue. Services every Sunday at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m. Bunday school and Bible class,
12:30 p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Free seats; strangers and
others heartily welcome.
Rev. James Nairn. Minister.
Church or Enui.and���Southwest?comer ofC
avenue and 6th street. Services every Sunday at 11 a. in. aud 7:30 p. in. All are cordially invited. Rev. c. F. Yates,
Mlssioner iu Charge.
Baptist Church���Services will be held in the
school house every Lord's day. Morning
services, 11 o'clock; Bunday school and pas-
tor's Bible class Immediately after morning
service: evening services, 7:30, All are cordially invited to attend.
IIev. H. C, Newcomiie, Pastor.
Catholic Church���Comer C. avenue and (ith
Bt. No regular pastor at present. Occasional
services by special announcement.
Provincial Land Surveyor
and ('ivil Engineer.
P. O. Ilnx 8S, ��� ��� Kaslo, II. C.
p     W. GROVES,
Civil and Mining Engineer.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Underground Surveys. Surface and
Aerial Tramways, Mineral Clft'lms surveyed and reported upon.   Kaslo, B. C.
F. C, (iambic   M. Inst. 0, K. M. Can. See. C. E.
(Kate Res. F.ng. Dab. ol Pub. Wks. ol Canada
In II. ('.) Nelson, B. C.
Francis .I. O'Reilly, Assoc. M. Inst. C. F... P. L.
S. for B, c. It Columbia ave. east Knsilaud.
GAMBLE -t O'REILLY,
Civil    l.,,_l,ie,r��.    Provincial     l.niid
Surveyors,,   Accountants and
General Airvnta,
HOSSI.ANU   AMI   NELSON.
IXATe A. KELLIHER,
Stenographer.
'a i
Office in Kaslo Hotel, - - - Kaslo, B. C.
QEOROE E. MARTIN.
Notary Public
Conveyancing, Etc.
R & K Block,
KASLO, B C
Wm. Meadows,
MINING
BROKER
Kaslo, B. C.
R.F.H0WARTH,
-DKAI.KR.IS-
Fresh, Smoked
and Salt Meats*
AINSWORTH,
B. C.
O. P. MOORE,
Assayer and Chemist.
Kaslo   11. O.i Near Steamer Landing.
PRIOB   LIST.
Silver and Lend f 1.50
Gold uml Silver  1.60
Gold, Silver und Lead  2.00
Gold, Silver und Copi>er  2.60
Ten per cent, discount on three or
more samples at one time.
Keenan & Robinson,
Blacksmiths and
Woodworkers. .
Horseshoeing a Specialty.
Outside orders receive prompt attention.
Shop on Water street, west of 5th 1
street, Kaslo, B. C.
HAVE YOU BEEN THERE?
j* WHERE? j��
Why to the Sloean Beer Hall, where yon
(inn get fresh draft beer by the schooner I
I or quart.
j PETERSON & LOFSTEDT,
I A Avenue, .... Casio, B. C, IS OWNER OF DAWSON.
THE BARNEY BARNATO OF THE
KLONDYKE.
Remarkable Success of Joseph I.ndne
���Owns Land of Untold Value���One
of Twenty Who Went Ont Penniless
and Found Millions at Their Feet.
A Fortune in One Year.
Joseph Ladue, the founder of Dawson City, ln the Klondyke gold region,
has returned to his former home at
Schuyler Falls, New York. He returns
to civilization from bleak Alaska to
claim for his bride the woman whose
parents frowned upon  his suit yenrs
TWO WAYS OF  CROSSING  MILES' CANYON, ON THE YUKON.
HOTEL8    ANI>    RESTAURANTS.
JOSKPH I.ADU1C.
ago. Mr. Ladue left home In 1KSU for
the Northwest At that time be was
25 years old. When the gold fever
broke out iu a mild form two years ngo
he went to Alaska, after a failure in
the Black Hills, and found enough to
tell him of greater things Inter on. He
returned to his home, but later went
hack to Alaska, took tip a claim ln the
very henrt of the country, paid for a
is no shnrp line drawn between that
which ls sold and that which belongs to
the United States, aud n man Is free to
hunt where he will. For your own con)-
fort, however, It Is well to huve some
definite arrangement mnde with the
nearest authorities, so ns to avoid trouble in case of a rich (Ind.
Another way to reach the gold fields
Is by the overland route. Mnny journey
this way In wagons, ns they went to
"Pike's Peak or Bust" years ago. The
route begins at Seattle and follows the
coast north past Sitkn, past Juneau and
through the Ohilcoe pass, and so north
through the gold fields to Dawson. The
"finds" here are rich, and when Klondyke Is reached, on the other side of
Dawson, n mnn finds himself ln the
very middle of the gold country, The
distance to be traversed Is great and
the journey Is a long, hard one, but,
notwithstanding Ihls, thousands are
struggling Alaska-wards.
It cost Ladue nothing to become a
Barnato. But those who want to follow ln his footsteps will need something
like $1,0110 In money. The country Is
more thickly populated uow and prices
One of the hardest things the prospector has to endure ls the sight of the
sticks of gold dust that are being shlp-
JAOK   M QUESTEN.
"Tlio Father of the Yuknn.'
VILLAGE <'N  FORTY-MILE CHEEK.
certain (junntlty of laud which wns
then for sale ut a very low figure, and
starled ln to look for gold.
Ills first Hud brought settlers there
by the dozeu. "Dawsou" the place was
called, and as the owner sold off small
portions of the land his fame grew and
spread. He uow owns Dawson, Inning
sold but little, and Is so many times a
millionaire that his wealth cannot lie
estimated. He Is the Harmito of Alaska, the man who struck It' rich, and
knowing a good thing when he saw it,
held on to It. It Is only another tale of
South African luck, but much hearer
home���enviously near.
At present, If you wnnt to get to Alaska and become a Barnato, there are
two ways of going. One ls by sen and
the other Is overland. If you take the
sea route you can start by steamship
from Seattle, aud. crossing the (itilf of
Alaska, touch first nt Unalaska, passing
through the Aleutian Islands. From
there the route lies directly north, gel-
ting colder nud colder every minute.
Here you will need all the Arctic wraps
you have brought with you. The ship's
fare will be worm, nourishing food-
cereals, chocolate, meats and spices.
But for all that you will need fur overcoats, fur hoods, blanket wraps, woolen
mittens nud big, warm, fur-ilned bags
In which to sleep. For one going from
a very warm city luto this region the
change Is so grent and so sudden that
there Is sure to be grent suffering, and
many of the would-be Baruatos turn
back.
'ihe steamship stops nt St. Michael's;
nnd here, within sight of Bering sen,
almost within hailing distance of the
Bering strait, you leave the steamship
and start Inland to search for gold.
The Baruatos hnve nearly all followed the Yukon.   It lends into Kloudyke,
LADUH'S HOMF. IN DAWSON.
and one of Its tributaries Is the Klondyke River. Dawson, Joseph Ladue
Bn run Id's town, is on the Yukon; and
Circle City, another rich spot, lies on
Its banks. Land ls for sale here very
cheap. Or you can do ns many prospectors hnve done���start In hunting for
gold without making too many Inquiries.   The ilud is so sudden that there
have gone up, whereas they used to be
next to nothing. At Circle City you
must now pay $40 for n fur coat when
you used to get one for $5. And Hour,
sugar and spices, the absolute necessities, have advanced BO per cent. The
luxuries���tea, coffee, eggs and butter-
are bringing fancy prices, so that u man
now needs ten times the sum required
a year ago for traveling through the
settlements of Alaska.
It Is certainly true thnt better "finds"
nre being made In American territory
than In British Columbia. Four huu-
dred  miles southeast of Dawson,  on
ped from every seaport ami the tons ot
ore that are being sent down from St.
Michael's and south from .litneau. In
one day tliere came advices from St.
Michael's that 11,400,000 worth of gold
dust would be shipped by the Wells-
Fargo south, nnd that W68,000 In dust
was awaiting transportation. In one
day there come down on the I'uget
Sound steamship $200,000 iu Alaska
gold.
Ladue was one of the lirst to strike
the Yukon region, rich In gold. He settled Dawson City and built a sawmill.
However, he found It difficult to get
men to work for him at $1.1 a day. He
hus made a fortune out of the mines
nnd will return to Duwsofi in the spring
with his wife.
Nelson's Fumous Order.
Captain Alfred T. Malum contributes
to the Century nn article on "Nelson
nt Trafalgar," Concerning Nelson's famous order, Captain Mtihan says; After returning to tbe deck, Nelson nsked
Blackwood whether he did not think
another signal wns needed. The captain replied thnt he thought every one
understood perfectly what was expected of him. After musing u while, Nelson said, "Suppose we telegraph that
'Nelson expects every man to do his
duty.'" The officer to whom the remark was mnde suggested whether it
would not rend better, "Knglaiid expects." In the fleet, or, for tiie matter
of that, to the country, the Change sig-
BAWtO.V CITY. THE "METHOPOL1S" OK THE GOLD KEC.ION.
the Pelll river, there hns beeu a "find"
locnted thnt ls richer than any yet discovered. Prospectors say that as soon
as attention Is called towards the American side of the gold field line nnd working upon It becomes general there will
be gold mined there ln greater quantities than hns ever been found on the
British side of the Kloudyke fields.
The way to travel to Alaska Is In pnr-
tles of fcur. These can easily be oc-
coramoduted in one room, and can
travel In one small conveyance.' One
of the party should be a practical chemist, or understand the compiling of
drugs, nnd one should be able to sew.
A woman ls of the utmost assistance,
but few of the sex hnve ventured out.
In the baggage which the four carry
should be pieces of tanned skins, shoe
leather, flannel and wool, everything
for repnlrlng the AlnRkan wearing apparel. One of the number should be
able to cook and the fourth should understand the art of putting up a quick
shelter. All should be willing and ready
to share and share alike ln hardship.
nltted little, for no two names were
ever more closely Identified than those
of England and Nelson; but the latter
welcomed It engerly, nnd at 11(80 the
signal which hns achieved world-wide
celebrity flew from the Victory's mnst-
hend, nnd wns received with a shout
throughout the fleet.
Ind il. tin nt.
"He merely kissed my hand. I could
not speak for Indignation."
"Yes."
"He must have thought me deaf and
dumb."
But even In such a contingency, was
It to be assumed that the hand was to
perform all of the multiplex functions
that usually devolve upon the lips?���
Detroit Journal.
Suburban Tact.
Hopkins��� You country people start
Into town early on the Fourth of July.
Perkins���Well, we have to���to head
off our city relatives coming out to see
"a.--Detroit Free Press.
It seems strange that when a man ls
taken ln he usually feels put out about
It��� Philadelphia Record.
The rescuer���How did you come to
fall in? The rescued���I didn't come to
fall ln; I came to fish.���Harper's
Weekly.
Browne���Salt ls cheap the world
over. Towne��� Humph! Did you ever
buy chloride of sodium at a drug
store?���Life.
"Hns his lordship exhibited any
symptoms of affection?" "Yes. He hus
tried to find out how much we nre
worth."���Life.
"Oh, George, our dinner decorations
nre only white and red." "Well, when
we get the bill everything will be
blue."���Boston Post.
WUIluin Good -It's shocking the way
some young men spend money. Jack
Dasher���Isn't It! Now I get everything
on credit.���Brooklyn Life.
Moss���It drives me frantic to see
women standing ln a street car. Fern-
Yes; I've noticed thnt It tutus your
head.���Philadelphia North American.
Irate Citizen (to scorcher)���III, there!
Have pedestrians no rights lu this
city? Scorcher (whizzing byi���Certainly; they have funeral rites.���Brooklyn
Life.
Aid (charging furiously up)���General,
the enemy has captured our left wing.
What shall we do? The commander���
Fly with the other.���Philadelphia Inquirer.
He���I understand that Miss Derwent
ls quite n composer. She���Yes, she
composes tlie greater part of what you
see of her, every morning.--Cleveland
Leader.
Twyun���Dornbliizer won't catch any
fish If he wenrs thnt suit. I doubt If
he'll even see one. Triplet.���He should
nt least seersucker with that coat ou.
���Boston Post.
Molly���Jack called on me Inst night
and stayed until 12 o'clock. Dolly���He
told me this morning thnt It was very
late before he could get away.���New
York Journal.
"Have you seen Maud's rainy dny
costume? It's too sweet for auy use."
"Why doesn't she wear It to-day?" "It
looks so much like ruin."���Cleveland
Plain Denier.
First tramp���Did yer give her dnt
gag about belli* too feeble ter work?
Second tramp���Yes. She snid dat wiz
what wuz der matter wid de gag.���
New York Journal.
Mr. Cumso���Fangle. what Is the difference between n hectic Hush und n
lsjbtnll flush? Mr. Fnngle���A hectic
flush is red, while u bobtail flush leaves
someone blue.���Boston  Post.
"Then, proud beauty, you refuse my
love?" said he. "Well," said the summer girl, thoughtfully. "1 don't know
but that I might be willing to tnke au
option on It."���Indianapolis Journal.
She���I nm quite sure you hnd too
much champagne when you called ou
me yesterday afternoon. He���Yes; I
thought I'd just look around to-day to
see If I was engaged to you.���Punch.
Agnes���I put n plnster on Boggy
wheu he went to ask papa for my
baud. Meg���That wus to draw him
out, eh? Agnes���Yes, and ll also mustered up Ills courage.���New York Journal.
"They say your minister nnd ours
hnd u race to see which would perform
the most mnrrlnge ceremonies during
June. How did It come out?" "Oh, It
wus a tie, of course."���Philadelphia Inquirer.
"We have rather n long account to
settle with Turkey," suld Prince Con-
stuntlue, grimly. "Yes," snid King
George, with u slight smile, "nnd It's
n running account ut thut."���Cleveland
Plain Denier.
"You old plug," snid the fnrmer to his
bnlky horse, "you actually ain't worth
klllln'���unless," he lidded, nl'ter Second
thought, "unless I could manage to git
you killed hy the railroad."���Cincinnati Enquirer.
Weary Watklns: "Say, what Is moral
courage, anywny?" Hungry Higirlns:
"I heard a preacher say it was the
power to say 'no.' Weary Watklns:
"When you're asked to drink, or to
work ?"���Iudlanapolls Journal.
Hicks: "Did you hear uhout Mncklln?
They culled the Rev. Mr. Dudley to his
bedside last evening." Wicks: "You
don't menu to sny he is In n dying condition?" Hicks: "Oh, no; only n bad cuse
of insomnia."���Boston Transcript. ��
"Is this eighteon-knrt gold?" she Inquired Ingeniously, as the seaside
young mnn gave her the engagement
ring. "No," he replied frankly. "It's
only fourteen karat." "That Isn't as
flue as eighteen karat, Is It?" "Not
quite. But It stands tbe wear and tear
better."���Washington Star.
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Furnished Booms,
Conducted  by Mrs.  S.  S.  Warner   (���)
and MIkh Case.
Electric Lights, Hot  and Cold  Baths,
Steam Heated, Newly furnished
Throughout.   Everything First-
Class,   comer    A   Avenue  anil
Filih Street, Kaslo, 11. c	
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Front St. Kuslo.
New   Building find   Newly   Furnished
Throughout.
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BEST ROOnS IN THE CITY.
A First-Class liar In Connection.
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Model   (Tnli  ol  West   Kootenay.   Hot
ami Cold Itaths; Well-Furnished
Ilooms: (iiuiil Heds, FZlec-
Strlc Lights.
W. J. HALL, Proprietor.
I     A Avenue, near f,th, Kaslo, 11. ('     l'ost-
J Office Box No. 05.
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ADAMS HOUSE,
Kaslo, B. C.
...Rates $1.00 and Upwards...
ADAMS BROS.. Proprietors.
Sole agents for Pabst Beer, Milwaukee,
Wis.
Queen Restaurant,
 EXCELLENT SERVICE���
Reasonable Prices.
Clean, Homelike Cooking. Will Take Care of
You Completely on tho European 1'lnn.
First-('lass Koonis Overhead.
Mlnielly & Nicholson, Props.   .
Front Street, KuhIu, II. C.
NEW
Davenport
Cafe, S
Best eating house in thc city.
ROSS & WILSON,
Fourth Street,        -        - Kuslo. II. C.
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Anglo-American
HOTEL
AINSWORTH, B. C
Finely Furnished Throughout: Dining Room
Servire I'nexcelled; liar stocked With
Cholre Liquors and Cigars.
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Jackson House,
ISAAC WALDRON, Prop.
WHITEWATER.  B. C,
First elass in every resiieet.    Courteous treatment to all.
M'LOUD HOTEL,
YMIR,   B. C.
New building and newly furnished throughout. Best rooms In the I'ity. First class bar in
connection.
MILLER & M'LOUD,
 ... Proprietors.
THIS PAPER IS KEPT ON FILE AT THE
advertising agency of Alexander & Co.,
Suite F, First Nalional Bank Building, Hjio-
kane, Wash , whore contracts can be made
forit.
Teamsters, Miners and Everybody!
Should know that
J. B. HENNIGER,
(Successor to ileo. Sutherland)
The unmarried men are becoming
more coy nnd more timid every day,
and the unmarried women are becoming more aggressive and bolder.
(JKNKKAI.
BLACKSMITH
And Wheelwrighl, can do your work as
well as the best, as quick as the quickest, and as low as the lowest.
Next to lake View Hotel   -   Kanlo, B. C. Published 'Every Friday at
Subscription $2.00 Per Annum in Advance -Advertising Rates Mado
Known on Application.
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POLITICAli OUTLOOK.
The preBonce in the Kootenay in the
Bame week of .three such eminent conservative leaders us sir Ohar.es Tupper, sir Mackenzie Bowel) and Hon. .1.
ll. Tumor, premier of the province,
oven though they were all drawn'
thither by private business interests)
revives dormant political Issues and
Bets people to thinking, This is especially true when emphasized by the calling uf a liberal provincial convention
at New Westminster today, Theavor-
age man who thinks, is apt to iibW- himself. "Why is It that thoro is such a
contest beiweeii the- 'ine' and 'outb',
and why is it (uoh a cardinal principle
of some people's polities to be with tho
Irishman 'forhinst ihe government?' "
.lust what is the head ami froo', of the
political offending of the Turner government in this provlnoe, ami iii what
ways is it apt u�� bo bettered hy drawnig
party lilies and electing a liberal in his
place?
Of today's convention at Now Westminister,   the Revelstoke Herald nays:
"ll'is rather a curious and remarkable thin;,' that liberal interests should
In, supposed to require looking after
just, at this particular juncture. Of
course tho convention has nothing to do
with the coining provincial election.
Oh! dear no. It is merely to perfect
ihe organization of the liberal party
and discuss mailers affecting liberal
interests. What particular liberal Interests are likely to be a Hoc ted, or why
the party requires a more perfect organisation just now is not explained by
ilu- nameless wirepullers, who are calling th" convention."
Of Dominion politics in tho same
connection the Victoria Colonist says:
"I .ibei'alism in federal polities does
nol iiiwin progress, but OD thecontrary
l meant the reverse, while the liberals
were in opposition, It does not mean
lower taxation, smaller expenditure, re-'
duction of debt or administrative re-
I inns, any more than conservatism
means those things, it simply means
the harmony existing botwoen those
voters wlio believe the administration
of public affairs ought to bo entrusted
to Sir Wilfred Laurier and .his associates rather than to Sir Charles Tupper
and his associates.-'
EDIT! >R1 A L OUTCBOPP1NGS.
The college men are turning thoir
attention to the Kootenay miningcoun-
trj more thoroughly each year. Captain Leo of the R, M. College, Kingston, says: "Both the gold and liiver
mining industries have theru settled
down to a permanent paying basis, and
I know of no Bold more promising for
the prudent capitalist."
The proverb referring to American
offloe holders, "Few die and none resign," does not apparently hold good
this side the line.    With   one   year of
his term unexpired, Lieutenant Governor Macintosh of the Northwest Territories, has resigned to accept the
management of a leading English eom-
p.iny's affaire In this province,
LOCH BRBVITies
Buy the "Cold Medal" school shoo
at Th'u-Crescent.
Some lino diamonds in rings,earrings
etc., at Strathern's.
Horn���In this city Oct. 6th, to Mr.
and Mrs. T, M.Gibson, a son.
John L. Rutallack, tho banker, has
returned from his European tour.
Keep warm���buy your underwear of
The Crescent.    New stock jugt In.
Good furnished rooms, moderate rent,
(ivcr.T.B.W_JPQn's store,ops.Kaslohotel.
Sowing machines. The leading
makes sold by R, Strathern The Jeweler.
Alex. Sprout, recorder at New Denver was registered at the Kaslo last
Monday bound out.
Prospectors, call at J.  B, Wilson's
No council meeting -last night; mio
quorum.
Lace curtains can ho done up nicely
only at the Steam .Laumh-y. ,
Strathern the jowelor has in a now
lot of clocks.    Prices right.    .
R. C. Campbell-Johnson of New Denver, was iu town last, Friday.
J. R. Martin of Nelson, deputy timber
Inspector was at the Kaslo, Tuesday.
New   effects   in  rough   tweeds   and
fancy brocades just in at The Crescent.
Capt. ,1. W. Sears  of   her majesty's
service, England,was at the Kaslo, Sunday.
0. L. Webb of Seattle president of
thc Montezuma mine was in town this
week.
Wanted���At tho steam laundry a
woman or a good smart girl to do
ironing.
. The Hotel Slocan is now serving
light wines with its meals without ox-
l ra charge.
You are never refused a good break-
faat at the Slocan hotel, no matter how
late you rise.
Get your woolen goods washed at tho
Steam Laundry. Wo guarantee not to
shrink them.
Your soiled suit or your stained dress
can bo cleaned without damaging tho
material, at the steam laundry.
H. B, Thomson, manager for Turner,
Beaton & Co. Of Nolson was in town
Wailnosday en-route to Sandon.
That Kangaroo calf mountaineer
boot is the favorite among mining men.
You can see them at the Crescent.
W. H. Dai'cy. traveling auditor of
the C. P. H., and his assistant, .lames
1. Lautit. wore registered at the Kaslo
last Friday.
J, Oowdery and .lohn Herlon of Mac-
leod, Alberta, are in town to attend
the meeting of Maeleod Mining company directors.
The Immense trado in blankets,
sheeting, table linen and toweling convinces The Crescent that their goods
and prices are right.
The Victoria house has furnished
rooms froiu 88 per month up, with hot
or cold baths free to guests. A avenue
njar Fifth street, Kaslo B. C.
Water Commissioner Cockle wishes
all to understand that It is against the
regulations for people to use from any
other water faucets but their own.
Marrlod���At Hamilton, Ontario,
September 26th, Miss Hello Garret and
Mr. James Harvey, the latter roegntly
of Kaslo, now'of Birmingham,Alabama.
George Mlniclly, the well known
restaurant man loft laBt Tueiday for
Vanklcck, Ontario, to be married to
Miss Lillie McLood, formerly of Kaslo.
Thos. Hooker and Gus Roche of Spokane were both in town yesterday.
They are spending several days lu
Ainsworth on business connected with
the Albion.
City Auditor McKonzic in his|llrst afternoon's work, yesterday, in getting
deeds for expropriated property on A
avenue, secured 411 out of 06 names to
the agreement.
Robert BJ. Leo Brown, bettor known
as "Barbarian'' Brown of South Africa
farao, was in town all day Tuesday,and
Wednesday wont up to the Whitewater Deep mine with ids local representative W. A. Boss.
The next best thing to knowing it all
is to havo a nover failing source of information tight at hand, such as tho
British Columbia News. Subscribe for
it. It ls tho leading newspapor of the
Kootenay Lake District.
For elegantly furnished rooms, with
oi-without board, apply to Mrs. Mc-
Konzio at the cottage, n. w. (tor, of 3rd
street and A avenue, Fiuo private
dining room attached, with best of
hoard at reasonable rates.
At a meeting of the local members
uftiia Liberal party in Kaslo last Saturday evening, D. ,1. Munn of New
Westminister was reii nested to represent Kaslo at the convention at Now
Westminister to be hold today.
W. J. Twiss'has recently beou appointed district' agent for the Oceau
Accident and Quavantee Corporation,
Ltd., of London, England. The appointment came from ' Robt. Ward tt
Co., Ltd., of 'Vancouver' and Victoria,
general agents for British Columbia.
This company insures against sickness
or accident and is the oldest of lis kind
In the world.
Burt Wright, a young 'man working
st Whitewater, had bis thigh broken
by a sliding log last Friday. Being a
stranger and without m sans the kind
hearted Whitewater r*>ople, headed by
his employer Isaac Waidron, made up
a purse of $150 for him and sent him to
the hospital at Nelson,   Mr.   WahTron
Miss Wilson has pianos for sale.
See notice.
Giegerich Is making a line display of
men's furnishings.
Head McPhail's new ad about "Holding tho Mirror up to Nature:"     ���
Did you observe those handsome
(lowered vests in  Green Bros', show
windows.
.1. li. Ferguson has put through sov
oral important real estate and mining
deals recently.
THE LAVINA GROUP SALE.
Details   of   the   Bonding    of    The
Hiimill Creek Claims.
The News was in possession of the
facts relating to the recent mining
deal on Hamill creek, before it went
to press last week, but according to
the wishes of tho parties interested, dirt
not make them public tor fear it might
interfere with some of the closing de
tails of the sale.
The'Lavina, Ruthie Bell andiron
Cap, three noted claims a short distance north of Kootenay lake on tho
divide between Hamill and Glacier
creeks, havo boen bonded to L.E.Booker, of Minneapolis,'Who isstill in Kaslo,
by the owners A. It. McDonald of Col-
ville, Norman McLeod, E. A. Otto and
W.J. White. The figure is not made
public but it iB said to be in the neighborhood of $25,000. The properties
have a very rich surface showing of
silver and lead and will bo speedily developed. Mr. Otto has several men at
work now completing the trail from
Argenta to the properties, and Mr. McDonald is on tho ground with six men
anil a large stock of supplies building
cabins and getting ready to prosecute
development work rapidly this fall and
winter.
Cottage) For K,nt Or Mule.
Turner .V Brydon. Builders on Front
street, have hard linishod cottages,
or unfurnished rooms,centrally located,
for rent or sale. They will also build
to order. See thom at, their Office in the
News bulld-ing, Front St., Kaslo, B. (.'.
Fruit  Kalr Visitors.
It is estimated that Spokane's Fruit
fuir has drawn over 200 visitors from
Kaslo and vicinity and the Slocan already; nearly 100 having gone on tho
Alberta via llonner's Ferry, Saturday.
The number is lilyly to be doubled
before the fair closes on the Kith inst.
Of the mineral exhibit, the Fruit
Fair bulletin l ay Si "The finest mineral
display ever seen lu tho Northwest is
being displayed at the Spokane fruit
fair. The mineral building is proving
altogether too small, and in another
yoar will have to bo twice as large.
This exhibit is opening the eyes of
eastern visitors to the richness of the
Paclllo northwest oamps, and convincing many of them that a fortune can be
made quicker here than braving tho
hardships and dangers of far-away
Klondike."
SjfejrC* Ar.AistojAr Ar^Ar ^y?j^ At.AjrAi^Ar j_�� A'   '* Ar Ai. At.AtjAi.At. Ar...*fe_rifl
and get your supplies.    -You' will And   aocompanylng him and ,lolng all   that
everything needed for prospecting;. he could for his comfort.
s..��. the I'I,nicer Grocer
And general merchant, J. B. Wilsou,
for anything you need in the housekeeping line. His stock is complete and
first class. A fine lino of crockery and
glassware is also carried. Front street,
opposite the Kaslo Hotel.
The   .loin, .on.Smlly Recital,
A literary and musical entertainment of tlio highest order will bo given
in the Presbyterian church on Saturday evening by tha.IohnBon-Smily combination. It will Include selections
from Miss Johnson's poetical works
which take a high rank in Canadian
literature, interporsod with musical
und vontrilotjiial sketches by Mr.
Smily, who ranks with Mr. Grossmlth
and tho lalo Corney Grain as a master
in the art of polite entertainments.
Their recitals have met with the most
unbounded success all along thoir lino
of travel and thoir visit to Kuslo will
uo doubt bo I aken advantage of by all
who appreciate Bound, healthy, lnno-
cunt amusement. Admission 50c.
Reserved seats 7.V.:. Plan at Lamont
& Youug'B.
Fruit unci Confectionery
Of freshest quality may be found at
Chlsholm'fl Cash Grocery on Front
Btreet, Kaslo. Call and examine and
prolit.
Approach of The Crowa Neat Komi.
Contractor Flaney Of the CrowB Nest
road dispatched sub-contractor Armstrong from Nelson last Wednesday
with the lirst men and loud of supplies,
per Steamer Nelson for the south end
of tbe lake, whore operations will bo
begun easterly at once for the Westward extension of the Crows Nest road.
The preliminary work will consist In
clearing tho right of way and constructing "tote" roads for work with teams.
The Nelson will make regular- trips
hereaftar between Nelson and Goat
.River, i -Contractor Haney says that he
will be delivering Lelhbridge coal in
Kaslo next fall, over this road.
"The Cup that Cheers but not 1'nebHates."
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i UE HAS NOT ONLY THE LARGEST STOCK .
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���^ "What an Elegant Furniture and Crockery Store,'' said the Eastern visitor as he
passed, SERBS Sumptuous Shotc Windows.
"Yes;SEl/L has the, Handsomest Establishment in Kootenay," replied, his companion.
SEHL'8  MOTTO:
4There IsNothingtoo Good forKaslo!"
��__?_5 Prices are
All Right, too!
And the FURNITURE is suitable for the
Mansion, tlie Cottage, or the Cabin.
J. J. SEHL,
KASLO.
SANDON.
NELSON.
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RATES $2.50 TO $*.00 PER DAY.
St. Pancras Inn
Dan Shaw, Manager.*%       KASLO, B. C. f
First-Class In Every Department.   Largo, Airy Rooms.
Baths,   Electric   LightB. Table Unsurpassed.
Service Up to Date; '    Bar Splendidly Stocked.
Commercial Traveler's Sample Rooms.
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THE OLDEST AND BEST
HEADQUARTERS
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Our Eyes arc Always Open to tho Comfort of tho
Traveling Public.       EDWIN CUMMINGS,
Kaslo, B. C. ___ Proprietor.
Butte Hotel
WP. Restaurant.
Meals at all hours between 5 a. m. and 9 p. m. Short Orders a Specialty. Business Men's Lunch from 11:30 a. m. to 7:30p.m.
D. A. CARR, formerly of Columbia Hotel Restaurant, south side
Front st., bet. 3rd and 4th, opposite Steamer Landings, Kaslo, B.C.
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'    FRONT STREET, KASLO, B. C. ^J. JUST . .
RECEIVED
Brownleo's Hand Book of
British Columbia Mining
Laws, containing all B. C.
Laws relating to Mineral
Claims both Quartz and
Placer, and all other information for Miners anil
Prospectors.
Lamont & Young,
Looks, Stationery, Wall Paper,
Kaslo, B. C.
AINSWORTH  NEWS.
New Hospitul-rroijrcss on Albion-
Local Notes.
Ainsworth, Oct. 6.���F. L. Pltoh Is
the. moving spirit In tho construction
of the now minors' union hospital. Tho
size will be 24x8? feet and ono story
high. Tho size of tho ward is to bo
21x28 feet und two rooms In tho rear.
It will bo located on South streot at
the elbow of the wagon road just above
the church on a lot 80x120 foot. It is
to be built by I'ontnot, bids to bo In
by Friday, the *th last.
A. A. Mi'Kinnon is setting out an
1 aero of fruit trees on his premises. It
Is to be hoped that others will follow
bll example.
Mrs. A. A. Mi'Kinnon is going oast
to visit relatives and friends shortly
and expects to be absent all winter.
Mrs. Callahan, who is visiting her
sister Mrs. li. Giegerioh, will leave for
her home In Omaha next Tuesday.
Mrs. J. Henry will accompany  hor aa
far as Sixikane.
Chas. S. A Union, tho  Kaslo  mining
expect, lias purchased from F. L.
Fitch, under bond for *5.000, for Wilkinson Brown and Thomas Tomlinson,
English capitalists, the No. 5, Jennie,
Ainsworth and Lake View claims near
the Highland.
H. Gicgorich is preparing to build a
large new warehouse near the steamboat landing.
The new school house ground Is now
fairly well cleaned preparatory to
building, and sidewalks aro being constructed to it.
President Thos. Hooker of the Albion and Cms Roche, ono of the leading
owners In the same mine, were both in
' town from Spokane this week. Tuey
are pushing work on the property and
have completed 120 feet of tunnels at
an average cost of $20 per foot ln the
last one and one-half years. They have
recently struck seven feot of ore in
thoir north di'ift which averages on assay $80 per urn, and of course feol highly elated. This vein is 37o feet below
the surface, making this the deepest
[ property In tho enmp. Thoy are now
planning a stationary cable tram of
1150 feet to carry thoir ore down to the
wagou read.
Reports f r<iiro*1iot Hay indicato that
the smeltor will open very soon. The
delay, so far, is understood to bo from
slowness In details of clearing up the
title.
Grant MeKean is putting up a new
storo building 24x50 for W. N. Gallop,
tho telegraph operator and express
agent. It will bo complete iu about a
month and cost *r,U0. It Is understood
to be already routed.
Maxwell Stevenson, Br., has just returned from Philadelphia called there
by the illness of his son, who is now
recovered and also expects to be In
Ainsworth again soon. Their now
Highland tram and concent rator are
almost ready for operation.
Several of tho largo mines expect to
have a pay day soon, when money will
be more plentiful In camp.
Mrs. McDonald succeeds J. P. Fltz-
patrlck in the management of tho Ainsworth laundry and baths.
It is estimated that there is $50,000
worth of No. 1 ore pilod on the dook
ready for shipment to Pilot Bay. Le-
ander Shaw, superintendent, has held
his ore since prices declined, and in
consequence has ,made a clean-up out
of the difference since the rise.
Mines court of tho Independent Order
of Forresters talk of building a hall
soon. They now number lifty-flve
members and carry In the aggregate
$b0,000 worth of insurance in the order,
the amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000
each. Thoy moet the second and last
Saturday of each month at Henry's
hall.    Following are tho officers:
J. I'. Miller, chief ranger; Wade
Davidson, vice-chief ranger; W. R.
Jarvis, recording secretary; W. P.
Freeman, financial secretary; Loandor
Shaw, treasurer; Russell Beman, senior
woodward; August McDougal, junior
woodward: Frank Heap, chaplain:
Frank Clapp, senior beadlo; Johnson
Honnigar, junior beadlo; Frank Bitch,
past chief ranger; Donald McAuly,
deputy S. O. ranger.
Furniture Clearance Sale.
D. McArthur & Co. have decided to
close out their Kaslo store and will
hereafter transact thoir Slocan trade
from the head house at Nolson. The
firm conclude that it would pay better
to soil out at cost than to ship
back to Nelson and will consequently push sales here as long as tho
stock lasts. This is a lirst class chance
for bargains in furniture.
NOTfiS OP THfi SLOCAN.
AK..S, Station agent hns been appointed at McGuigan. A telegraph office will bo put in as soon as tho present pressure of business is relieved by
the Slocan road lino.
The New Denver Ledge says that
ono of the prominent mines in the Slocan will enter suit against a United
States smelter to recover the amount
of duty charged them on load. The
mine owners claim that the smeltor
did not pay" the duty as tho oro was
smelted in bond and shipped out of the
country. Tbe. refusal of tho smelter
people to show a receipt from the government for duty paid on tho lead is
tho cause of the suit being entored.
Constable Mountain has received a
letter from Sheriff Smith, who took
Taylor from Sandon to be tried for
murder in Arkansas some time ago,
says the Paystreak. Mi. Smith Btates
that he has reloased Taylor as he was
not sure that ho was tho right man,
and was willing to give tho prisoner
tho benefit of the doubt, and not wishing to do him an injury. He turned
him looso with his best wishes.
A rich strike of high grade ore was
made recently on the Surprise mine.
In following tho vein on tbe north drift
from tho No. 1 tunnel the minors broke
into a 12 inch chute of clean ore, which
has been followed along the vein for 25
feet and shows up better with each
foot of development. The oro is of tho
same nature as that found in other
places on tho property���a line grained
galena running from 200 to 200 o_s. silver and 60 per cent lead. Tho Surprise
is one of the highest altitudes at which
work is being done In tho Slocan, being over 8.000 feet abovo sea-level.
Triplets wore recently born to Mr.
and Mrs. Brown at tho Alamo-Idaho
concentrator near Three Forks.
Referring to the reported sale of the
Last Chance mine for $225,000, the
Sandon Mining Review says Mr. Tomlinson has'sold his Interost to Scott
McDonald and others, but the other
interests outside of Tomllnson's remain
unchangod.
A latter has been received from J.W.
Brechtol, originator of tho fake cholera scare, in which ho disclaims responsibility. He states that in a letter
to his wife at Tacoma, he mentioned
that there was fever In Slocan City
and that some doats had occured. The
Tacoma correspondent whom she met
afterward inquired about the health of
the people of Sandon, and sho meroly
replied according to tho Information
from hor husband's letter. This was
all that tho sensational dispatch to the
Examiner was built upon.
James Sheeran and his partner, Dan
O'Ray, have a contract of hauling tho
material for the new tramway for the
Payne mine. The tramway will be
nearly a mile aud a half In length and
have three tracks. Two six mule teams,
driven with a jerk lino, are doing the
work, says the Sandon Mining Review.
Mr. Sheeran says that four teams are
now engaged in hauling ore from tho
mine down to the railway, and thut
the output of tho mine at present Is 70
tons per day. Eighty men are at work
on the tramway.
Sixty tons of ore were shipped by
the Reco over the C. P. R. last week,
and more cars are being loaded. In a
few days the Star will be shipping
again as usual.
Not A Mooted Question.
How to be where you are not���how-
to be as effectively and earnestly at
work all the time iu a hundred other
places as In your own establishment,
interesting people in your goods and
showing them the advantage of dealing
with you; how, in fact, to do a big successful business is the science and art
of advertising. An attractive ad goes
right to the spoti That ls the kind wo
prepare.
EARLY SLOCAN HISTORY.
Somethinn About the Pioneer Days of
1891-S.
Tho discovery of mineral in the Slocan country by Eli Carpenter in 1801
was quickly followed by ihe splendid
finds made and located by J. L. Seaton,
W. F. and J. .1. Hennessey, I. 0. Mc-
(iuignn and F. W. Flint. The "Noble
Five" brought the country to its feet.
For the moment Toad mountain, Ainsworth and the Hondryx camp were forgotten. Every one poured into tho
"Silvery Slocan." There wero no roads
loading into thotaew district, but trails
wore quickly pushed in over the three
avallablo pusses: from Nakusp on tho
North, Kaslo on the east and up the
valley of tho Slocan river from the
south. Nelson might probably have
served her own interests best, if she
had forced a way up tho Yuill creek,
but she was busy with hor own allairs
or was content with the Sloean river
trail. These throe trails are now the
routes uf railways, tho last to be made
being the one up tho Slocan river, the
easiest of tho lot. But the merchants
of Nelson were not slow to avail them-
selvos of the new market opened for
their goods, and R. E. Lemon established a branch store at Three Forks,
which was then the central point of the
Slocan. Thc government laid out a
town on an extensive flat at the mouth
of Carpenter creek and called it New
Denver. But, the eager crowd, only
happy at the very mouth of the mine,
has squeezed itself into Sandon. In
spite of her distance from the mines,
Nelson, thanks to the energy of her
merchants, benefitted largely by tlie
newly opened district, and was proportional}' injured by the '-slump" In
silver in 1803.
For a time the fall in the price of
her staple commodity almost paralyzed
Kootenay, but her people were not of
the sort to be, knocked out at one blow.
They soon recovered and again went to
work with a will. It is pleasant here to
be able to record of those tn this uphill
claim, British und Americans worked
sido by side, showing Indeed that thoy
are members of tho samo family and
inheritors of the pluck and endurance
which have for centuries been the
characteristic of the parent race.���
Charles St. Barbe in Nolson Tribune.
Advertising Is ��n Kxtict Science.
The British Columbia News grasps
tho problem of newspaper advertising
as a skilled electrician grasps a live
wire. Advertising, however, unllko
electricity, is a certain known force,
working in a certain known manner.
Like electricity, if properly handled,
its effects aro marvelous: trilled or ex��
perlmented with by inexperienced persons, it is always exponsive and often
dangerous. The whole secret of success iu businoss ls in knowing how to
properly employ this potent force���advertising. If you want to be Its master
and not its victim; if you want to get
all of the benefit and none of the disaster, possible from the wonderful power of advertising, use the columns of
the British Columbia News.
Sehl'a Furniture und Undertaking; Store.
Just received direct f> ora the manufacturers a carload of low priced furniture, carpets, etc., suitable for hotels;
also, a full line of Undertaker's Supplies. Mr. J. May, who has had considerable experience in Chicago as a
funeral director, will have charge of
this department. J. J. SEHL,
Kaslo, B. C,
Concert Monday Night.
Attention of our readers ls called to
the announcement elsewhere of the Al.
Stewart Concert company.
Mr. Al Stewart Is pronounced by tho
American press to be one of tho best
descriptive baritones on the stage, his
voice being musical in a higher degree
than is usually attained by u baritone.
Mr. Stewart makes a special feature of
the great descriptive success entitled
"The Fireman's Dream," and "The
Turning Out of the Brigade" which de*
soribe actual fire scenes in New York
city.
Miss Webb who is a very accomplished pianist, makes a specialty of her
"Troubador   March,'' "Tho Zingara,'1
Voices from the Hillside," La Fontaine" and several similar selections
from modern composers.
nils Is .self Evident.
No plan of. condpeting. .a  successful
business is complete unless it includes
a wise and liberal use of printer's ink
in the form of .advertising.
"Man wants but little here below, '[wrote the Poet.
But ie Live, inn Less Complex Afe!
Man now wants much and wants the best!
And he Can Get It at
���   Green Bros.
The Old Reliable Firm.
Do you want Fresh Groceries?
Do you want the Finest Boots and Shoes?
Do you want any variety of Miner's Supplies?
Do you want Unequalled Heady - Made Clothing?
Do you want Muckinaws or Lumberman's Rubbers?
Do you want anything to be found In a first-class Storey       i
Green Brothers
tffa        Will Supply it Promptly, Courteously and at a Fair Liv-
'fjjfl/ ing Price, from tho Old Stand, Cor. of A avo. and ,'lrd st.
KASLO, B. C.
**"_3ranch Store at Cody.
Hold the Mirror |
Up to Nature! |
When you stand   before tho  looking-glass,  doesn't  somo  inner        Jk,
voice whisper to>you to go and see
McPhail, the Tailor,  {
And make yourself feol like a man, again?   Thero   is where tho
finest and best of suits are mude to order for very   little money.
Or, a large and fashionable stock of ready made fall  and  winter
clothing altered tollt, (or even less.
Merchant Tailoring .and Gents'
Furnishings, comer Front and
Fifth streets, Kaslo, B. C,
>     lUVlUUf     IIH'I'I    l.'H       ll'      III,      MM        I      *   I   ��� I 1      .
D. ricPhail,
*
$4& tVHj^-^ $-��-& ���5fc&-#-#- &&&%fcfa&$&fr&%i
Going to the Klondike?
Not Much I    Kootenay is
Good Enough for Me
as long as
Can furnish me so
reasonably with FOOT-
WEAK to prospect the Sloean
r     1       V  ^y     Hills, or HARNESS for my mules
"^^N        ^^^ to haul or pack down my ore !
Livingston has everything in tho leather line;
Boots, Shoes, Harness and Haddl.s.,'(iive Irim a call,
or drop him a lino at KASI.o. BRITISH COLUMBIA.
���*�����-
Largest and
BestEquipped
Lumbering
Establishment
In the
Interior of
British
Columbia.
. . The	
/   Kootenay Lake
Saw Mill.
G.O. BUCHANAN,
PROPRIETOR.
ii it It DO "
Now Running in All Departments.
Lumber Bough, Blaedj Dressed, Matched; Shingles, Laths, Doors, Windows, Mouldings, Brackets, Tinned Work, Class, etc., etc.
On hand and to Order.   Agents in Nelson and Sandon.
������*���*
6M0-
\        Best Bating limine In Town.
Tho   Silver   Bell   Restaurant   on
Fourth   street,   conducted by Joseph
Dorner is acknowledged to be the best
place in town for a  good  meal  at  a ]
reasonable price.   Everything is olean, j
vt$)X cooked and  well so'rved.   Try our t
superior coffee.    Business men's lunoh
from 11 to 2; dinner from 5 to 8.
nit
To the Wife-
When your man comes home from his work, as
black as the machinery he has been working
around and with his hands sore and tender, meet
him at the door with a Cake of the Master
Mechanic's Extraordinary Soap, and you
will MAKE HIM HAPPY, as he can clean
himself with it better and more satisfactorily
than with any other soap. Its healing virtue
will be realized as soon as he uses it. For sale by
E. F. STEPHENSON, Druggist, Front st., Kaslo
  t\i\f*
������0��
^Slocan Cigar Factory, j ^^S&ST"
g>SMMMMIMMUHMIM��MIMI��<>�����S>eMII+f MHHIO.).-
l Cigar Factory, j H0��0Apr
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY.
��� UNION MADE GOODS! kaslo, b. ft
In in in tnoMin hiii nrtM'i tn tnn"'H"!.*..���������. ������� SIAM AND ITS KING.
SOME EVIDENCES OF SUBSTAN.
TIAL PROGRESS.
King ChnlalonBkoru'a Personality,
Intelligence, and Methods, of Life���
Wonderful Temple In the Grounda
of the Hoyal Palace at Bangkok.
Marvel of the Eant.
The King of Slam, who hns been making an extensive tour of America and
Kurope. In order to more thoroughly familiarize himself with the languages,
customs nnd institutions of the great
nations of the world, is an absolute
ruler In his own country, nnd has
wielded his autocratic powers to the
benefit of his people.
King Cbulalongkorn's personality,
Intelligence and methods of life do the
Utmost violence lo the traditional notions of what an Oriental potentate is
and should be. The historical portrait
of the kitiR, decked out lu headgear
tiuii resembles n Chinese pagoda, is all
wrong. Be wears no Chinese pagoda,
but a modern silk hat, which becomes
him as well as any other gentleman.
To Oriental silks nnd    brocades   nnd
TlfE Ijl'KKN OF SIAM.
fantastic shoes with  long  turned-up
toes, and all sorts of sashes nnd bands
and diamonds uml collars of gold, he
prefers a modern gentleman's   frock
coat, waistcoat, trousers, linen collar
and four-in-hand tie. And be dresses
his sons ln the Same sensible sort   of
costume.
This latest photograph of the king
was taken not long ago at Geneva by
the well-known artist I'ricanl. It shows
his majesty seated, with the crown
prince standing at the right hand and
the prince's younger brother at the left.
There Is nothing Oriental In the portrait! except the features of the sitters. Cbulalongkorn's manly and Intelligent feaures are a tine Index to his
Character. One would hardly look for
monstrous cruelty or black ljjnorniice
iu a man of his appearance, and none
Is found. It Is all the more surprising,
for Ohulalongkorn was not born and
reared lu an environment out of which
less homage were accustomed to grovel
at the feet of royalty. All this disgusted the young nnd progressive king. lie
bade his ministers, his friends nnd his
visitors to arise, walk upon their feet
and shake hands with hliu like men.
The conservative (I. e. the groveling)
party opposed this reform, but Cliula-
longkorn allowed them to see that he
was not to be trilled with and, willy-
nilly, the grovelers were compelled to
act like human beings.
Ills majesty Is a firm believer In Buddhism, the ancient religion of his race
and of his fathers, nnd be ls nn adept
in its Intricate and refined subtleties.
But he Is far more liberal ln his Ideas
of toleration than most European rulers, nnd perfect religious liberty,
thnnks to him, prevails ln Slam to-day.
Iu him the Christians especially hnve
found a friend und protector. He no
sooner became master of the government than lie decreed that the Christians should not be Interfered with In
their work or worship, aud he has seen
that this law has been enforced. To a
man so far advanced as to Insist upon
religious liberty liumnii slavery was by
no means a pleasant matter, and the
king set to work to reform his people In
this respect. He has practically abolished slavery In Slam. He set to work,
too, to reform taxation, and he greatly
diminished all internal tuxes thut were
burdensome or unnecessary. These reforms were but the beginning of his
work. lie had an ambition to lift his
country out of the depths of degradation and Ignorance in which he found
It. He had a mighty task before hliu,
hut he had mighty power, and he has
given au excellent account of It to the
worlil.
The reign of Ohulalongkorn has been
the most peaceful and prosperous In the
history of Slam. He gave new life to
the fettered Industries of the country
by cutting uew canals for purposes of
Irrigation and distribution, he built
railroads, steam and electric, in many
parts of his domain, constructed telegraph lines that opened up communication with the western world and with
the Chinese Empire, Improved the const
with lighthouses and harbor signals,
improved the big rivers of the country,
thus adding largely to the facilities of
Commerce, and instituted numberless
other reforms connected with the commercial activities of the people.
Iu moral reform the king has been no
less active. How he has accomplished
so much In so short a time ls Indeed a
wonder. Among other radical chances
he has mnde Is the Introduction of an
entirely new code of laws and a judicial system modeled after the best
Western fashion. He has instituted n
line system ��f public Instruction, built
hospitals, and has even gone so far as
to foutld and open an art museum that
compares favorably with many Institutions of Its kind In Europe and America, Indeed, tliere Is nothing In the
history of the world that can compare
with the tremendous changes from a
purely barbarous���not to say savage���
TBE   KINO   OF   SIAM   AND   TWO   OF   BIS   SONS.
one would expect to see arise a product such as be ls. When, ln 1873, he
came Into the full possession of his
kingly power���for there wns a regency
ln Slam during the King's boyhood-
he proceeded to turn the country Inside out. He aboi'sbed-, by decree,
many of the barbarous customs of the
people, and under his wise and enlightened and liberal rule Slam became conscious of the great blessings of modern
civilization. The King had always a
great admiration for Occidental manners and Ideas and the extravagant hyperbole and nauseating adulation of
the Orient disgusted him. Before he
ascended the throne the Siamese monarch was regarded as seml-dlvlne.
Subjects, when saluting the king, were
required to prostrate themselves on all
fours, and to emphasize their bound-
system to a regime of civilization which
Ohulalongkorn has accomplished.
Why did not the king follow ln the
flteps of his predecessors ? The answer
Is simple. In his youth he wns n diligent student. He learned to speak and
read French and English and he was
supplied with books, magazines and
newspapers from Europe and America.
This literature told him what the Western world was like. The contrast between that and what he saw around
him was enough to Are him with ambition to lift up his people and his country. He turned to the West for light
and the result has amazed those Americans nnd Europeans who know what
has beeu done In Slam of late years.
As a prince be'was tutored by an American gentleman, Mr. Chandler, who was
delighted with the rapid progress his
pnpll made. When the prince became
king In 1808 he continued his studies
and nursed his ambitions, and when,
ln 1873, he became absolute In power
he begnn to turn into realities thc dreams
of his boyhood and his youth. He surrounded himself with a number of Europeans and Amerlcanjs and with their
aid and advice reorganized the army
and the navy and established a modern
police system In Bangkok. He has by
his precept nnd example encouraged
his people In the practice of temperance, truthfulness, Industry aud humanity.
This real reformer is n little man, just
45 years old, and as full of restless energy as his liquid, black eyes are full
of geutleness. Without bis official
crown, which he seldonf cares to use,
he measures 5 feet 4 Inches In height.
His color ls that indescribable color of
the Orient that Is called orange for
want of a better descriptive word. He
has a large harem, but only one wife.
The succession of primogeniture wus
not a law of Slam until he made It so.
Tliere Is but one woman In the kingdom that can be culled "her majesty."
The eldest son of this woman shall be
crown prince, according to Chulnlong-
korn's decree. His present queen Is his
second wife, nnd the present crown
prince is the eldest son of the present
queen,
{'liulalongkorn ascended the throne in
187,'t, but not until about ten years later,
nt the death of the regent during tlm
king's minority, did behave an altogether free hand ln government. He has advanced agriculture, increased the exports from his country, granted charters to companies that have laid steam
and electric railways, built a State railroad, cut canals, Improved the roads in
nil parts of his domain, and caused Justice to be Impartially and speedily administered.
The favorite palace of the king stands
on nn Island In the river Menam. He
has several other palaces, all of great
magnificence, but the greatest of all Is
the royal palace In Bangkok, the capital. Part of the court yard of the temple within the grounds of this palace Is
shown lu accompanying picture, On
the left are seen, ln perspective, three
gateways opening Into the space occupied by the principal building, In which
Is enshrined the so-called Emerald
Buddha of Slam. At each of the gateways stand two gigantic figures of the
mythical demons known to the Siamese
under the inline of "Yuek," nnd corresponding pretty closely to the djlnii or
genii of the "Arabian Nights." A few
small statues of gray marble, carved
by Siamese artists In Imitation of European sculpture, stand near, forming Incongruous features In an otherwise
typically Oriental scene. Behind, and
to the right. Is seen the priichadee, a
huge conical mass of brick and mortar, covered with glass tiles gilded on
the Inner surface, and so maintaining
their brilliancy with no other aid than
nn occasional washing. This grent palace at Bangkok, or rather group of
structures, Is one of the sights of the
East. Tbe buildings were put in hand
early In this century, nnd although one
Siamese sovereign after another added
to them, It wns reserved for the present king to complete them.
Slam occupies a territory nbout the
size of (Jermany. That Its area has not
been cut down to half that size ls uo
fault of the sly statesmen of France
ond England, who have been grabbing
Ihe king's land ou either side under the
pretense of "protecting" him. These
two States were nbout to absorb all of
Slam except a small parcel of land not
much more than enough for a royal
garden when Chulnlotigkorn showed
them that he could be a diplomat us
well as a patriot Ho "played" one power against the other, und thus stopped
further encroachments. There ls now
no longer nny danger that the land
grabbers will hurt him. ln the navy of
twenty-two powerful ships he has created and In his reorganized army he has
furnished himself witli n protection
that needs no Increase from without.
KAII.KOADH    ANI)    HTKAMHOATS.
Kaslo & Slocan Ry.
-TIME CAKD-
Trnins  Hun on  Pacific Standard Time.
Going
8:ft0u
S::ifiii
9:86 a.
9:61 a.
10:08 a,
111:18 a.
llliitHa.
10:50 a.
11:00 a.
11:20 a.
ROBT.
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West. Dally.
. m. Lv Kaslo...
m. I.v South Fork
m. I.v Sproulc's...
Whitewater .
Hear Luke..
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m. l.v...Cody Junction
m. Ar Sandon	
CODY link.
in. I.v Sandon	
m. Ar Cody	
(IEO. F,
IRVING,
V. i. P. A,
Going Kast
...Arv. :i:C0|>. in.
. .Arv. 3:1.1 p, m.
. ..Arv. 2:16p. m,
...Arv. '2:00 p. in.
Arv. 1:48 p. m.
.. .Arv. 1:88 p. in.
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...Lv.   1:00 p. in.
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COI'KLANl),
Superintendent,
1! All.ltO A lis AND STKAM BOATS.
THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RY,
AND
INTERNATIONAl,
Navigation and Trading Co,, Ltd.
Steamers "International" and  "Alberta on
Km,lenity Lake and Hlver.
S00 PACIFIC LINF
The Ch'apest, most Comfortable   and
direct route from Kuslo
-TO-
All  points in Canada and  the United
States.
The only line running through Tourist cars to Toronto, Montreal and Boston. Through Tourist cars to St. Paul
daily.
...TIMK CAR1>....
In effect 1st of October,1887.   Subject to
change without notice.
Five Mile Point eiiiinei'tion with all  Passenger Trains ol N. At V.  S.  Ktillrniiil to and frnm
Northport,   knssland   nnd    Spokane.   Tii'kets
sold ami baggage cheeked to all United .Stntes
' points.
I.eave Kaslo for Nelson and way points, daily
; exeept Sunday..1:4.1a.iii. Arrive Northport 12:1*5
1 p. in.; Hossliind, S:40 p. in., Spoknne, 0:00 p. in.
Leave Nelson for Kuslo anil way points, dully
: exeept Sunday, 4:4.1 p.m. Leaving Spokane 8 a.
] m.] KoBsland," 10:110 a. in., Northport, 1:50 p. in.
NEW SSBVICX ON KOOTENAY LAKE.
1 I.eavc Nelson for Kaslo, ete., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. .8::��1 am ]
! Arrive Kaslo 12:8(1 pin
Leavfl  Kuslo for Neluoti, etc., Monday, Tues-
I    day, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.  .4:00 pm
Arrive Nelson 9:00 pm
BONNKIl'S EERIIY ANI! KOOTENAY R1VEK SERVICE, j
< 'Leave Kaslo Saturday 4:00 pin
Arrive Boundary Bunday l.iooum
Arrive llonner's Ferry Sunday 11:80 am
I.cave llonner's Ferry Sunday 1:00 pm
Arrive Boundary Sunday .1:00 pin
Arrive Kuslo Sunday 10:00pm
Close connections at llonner's Ferry with
Great Northern trains, east-hound, leaving
Bpokane7:40S, m., ami westbound, arriving
Spokane 7 p. in.
G.  \ l.l'.X AMIKII,
General Manager.
Kuslo, B. (.'., October 1,1897.
Spokane Falls & Northern
Nelson & Fort Sheppard
_^^___Red Mountain R'ys.
i
The only all rail route without
change of cars between Nelson and
Rossland and Spokane and Rossland. <*  .*
! I,eave8:10am Nelson Arrive8:00 pm
I Leave 10:00 am llnsnlttnd Arrive 8:40 pin
I I.ciim' s.no inn Spokane Arrive 0:40 pm
Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on All Trains.
Travel  by this line anil have your hag-
gage checked through to destination..
Paily connection from Kaslo every day
excepting Monday, at (1:30 a. m.
For full  information  call on or address
ALDER BISHOP,
Freight and I'ass. agent, Kaslo, B. C.
���or to���
H. M. MACGREGOR.
Traveling Pass, agent, Nelson, B. C.
E. J. COYLE,
District Pass, agent, Vancouver.
0.R.&N.
shortest and quickest route to the Ceur
d'Alcnc mines, Palouse. LaW-KOU, Walla Walla,
linker City mines, Portland, San Francisco,
Cripple Creek gold mines and all points Kast
and South. Only line Fast via Sail Lake and
and lienver. Steumer tickets to Kurope and
other foreign countries.
Leave :      Spokane Time Schedule
Arrive
7:18   |FAST_lAil.--Walla Walla, Port-    7:15
p.m. [land.   Sun    Francisco,     Haker  u  in.
Dally
Daily   city und the Kust.
Passengers for Kettle river and
Boundary creek connect at
Marcus with Stage Daily.
���DIRECT ROUTE TO���
FT. STEELE.
MINING CAMP.
7:4f, Local Mail���t'u-ur d'Alenes, (1:43
a in Tiirmlngton, Garfield, lollax, a in.
llally   Pullman and Moscow. ; Dally
l-'or through tickets and lurther information
apply to .IAS. WAI'GII,
Agent International Navigation and Trading
Company, Kuslo.or at 0.   H. AN. Compauy'n
' olllce, 4 Ito Riverside avenue, Spokane, Wash.
J. CAMPBELL.
General Agent.
80 Kust Columbin avenue, RosRlttud, It. C,
II. M. ADAMS,
Traveling Freight and I'asscnger Agent.
VICTORIA'S   RINGS.
Nelson and Lardo Steam Navigation Company.
Steamer Ainsworth will leave Kaslo,
B. C, every Monday and Thursday at S
a. m. for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, connecting with Great Northern Railway
on Tuesdays and Fridays, both to and
from Spokane and Eastern and Western
points. Steamer will leave Bonner's
Ferry nt 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 Ih the most direct for the
Fort Steele Mining Camp, and also the
Upper Kootenay River Steamers.
First-class passenger and freight accommodations.
Two on Her Left Hand Cannot Be Be-
moved.
Queen Victoria's left hand shows two
rliiKH she has worn for Hfty-nlx years.
One ls her Majesty's engugement ring,
the other her weddlug
ring. The latter wns
placed ou the second
finger, as nil the world
knows, on the morning
of Feb. 10, 1840, by
Prince Albert. Both
���lugs are plain gold
bands, and one ls set
with a few rare dia-
fftL-^W\ inonils of great brill-
*.u. ... -i. ��.:.' Inncy. There are many
far more costly rlugs
worn In New York to-
For many years It has been an Impossibility to remove either of these
rings except by first cutting them to
pieces; aud unless the Queen consents
to such means she must wear these
rings till the eud. In order to Indulge
ln the very pretty sentiment of wearing this simple jewelry for a lifetime,
the Queen has been obliged to suffer
much Inconvenience and not a little actual physical pain.���New York World.
If a man takes good care of his
health, his life may be brightened here
and there by an opportunity to attend
some doctor's funeral.
:: COLUMBIA���
I BAR������
 FRONT HTKKL'T������
;;       J. P. BEELER. Proprietor.
<!     Best Bar in Kaslo.     '<���
\,        Finest of everything to drink and
smoke.
FOR THE BEST
BATHS!
GO TO THE
Vff fH Bafber Shop>
HALL BROS., KASLO, B. C.
New Nickel Tubs.    Tickets good
for three baths, fl.
Electrical workers got four new unions
last month.
Or.... W. H. HlTKLHirilT,
General Passenger Agent, Portland, Ore.
NORTHERN PACIFIC RY,
The Fast Line,
Superior Service
 Through tlekets to all points In the	
United States and Canada.
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I'iiIIk ���_ Northern ItullwHy.
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No. 'i. east 7:00 a. m.
Tlekets to Japan and
china via Tacoma and
Northern Paellie steamship Coinimny. For information time cards, maps
and tii'kets, apply tn Agts.
of the Spokane Falls At
Northern and Its eonueo-
tlons or to
-*
F. I). GIBBS.
Oeneral Agent, Spokane.
A. D. CHARLTON,
Asat. Gen. Paas. Agt.,
No. BBS Morrison St.,   ���
Portland Or.
Write for map of Kootenay country.
FERGUSON and CALDWELL,   J
Mining
and Real Estate
Agents.
Correspondence solicited.
Address, KASLO, B. C. "Sweetnnsa and Light."
Prof. Skeat, who has written mere
than fifty books on etymology and
kindred subjects, lias acquired the habit of delving after the roots, Instead
of enjoying the bloom and fruit of
literature. In his latest book, "A Student's Pastime," he says of Dean
Swift's famous phrase, "Sweetness
and light," that it "Is a meaningless
expression, unless we know the context." He then explains, what all
readers know, that Swift referred to
bees, and wrote thnt they till their
"hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest
of things, which are sweetness and
light." Whatever Swift may have
meant by the phrase, It no longer, ou
the Upia of any thinker, refers to the
"sweetness of the honey iu the honeycomb and to the "light" of a taper.
Swift shows that he meant more than
this by using the words "the two
noblest of things." But, the Dean
aside, the phrase "sweetness and
"light" now belongs to Matthew Arnold, who first used It to express tbe two
greatest qualities of mind and soul.
It has been said that he who quotes
a thought ls next ln merit to him who
conceived It; but he who fashions a
phrase Is surely not so praiseworthy
as he who ennobles It by a higher use.
The word senteuce In which Francis 1.
told his mother that "everything Is
lost except honor und life, which are
saved," has been made sublime by some
thinker who compressed the thought
Into "all ls lost save honor." Matthew
Arnold, rising above the bees, either
of Furness Fells or of Hybla, exalted
Swift's words, and they now mean,
wherever English Is spoken or read,
tlie noble sweetness of temper and the
luminous and Illuminating power of
soul. We no longer quote Swift; we
quote Arnold.
COL. TOM OCHILTREE.
��i me coronation of ytiecn Elizabeth,
In 1558, the roads lu the neighborhood
of Ivondon were so bad that the Queen's
coach twice stuck In the mud on the
way to Westminster nnd the Queen
was compelled to ulight while the vehicle was pried out of the ruts by the
attendants. During the remainder of
the royal procession, half a dozen laborers with polet formed a not particularly Imposing but very necessary
part of the cortege.
The Roman Empire had a system of
paved roads, radiating from Home In
every direction, to the utmost limits of
Roman territory. One greet road led
across thc Alps Into Gaul, to a point
near Calais, nnd beginning again In
Britain It ran directly north to the
wall of Severns; another down the Valley of the Danube, nnd from Constantinople east, through Syria nnd Palestine, to tho Euphrates. Still another
rnn west, along the sea coast Into
Spain, while Africa bad Its own system.
The Roman ronds were built on the
Telford plan, with a substratum of
heavy blocks of the stone most rtbiind-
ant ln thc neighborhood, covered with
a layer of smaller stones or gravel.
They were highest lu the middle, with
a trench on each side to carry off the
water, arid no trees or shrubs were allowed to grow within 1(H) paces on
either hand. The population of the districts through which these highways
passed were required to keep them In
order and to cut down weeds nnd
shrubbery within the proscribed distance.   	
A mammoth demonstration to protest
against the Hazleton Rlmigliter will tnke
place In New  York  Oetober 8.
The value of the Mexican silver dollar
ih 44.0 cents in gold, the lowest price ever
known.
The   Famous   Tim.    Wit    Who   Has
Made Two Continents Laugh.
Col. Thomas P. Ochiltree, the famous
Texas wit and statesman, became a national character a few years ago when
he came to Congress as a Representative from Texas. He was conspicuous
to look upon, aud he rarely said anything that was not conspicuous. He
made friends, and he wns so good-natured to his enemies nnd so quick with
his wit that the men who were opposed
to him were anxious to get over their
tilts. He wns pointed out on the floor
of the House as the first native Congressman from his State. It was also
related that his district was wider aud
longer thnn many of the stntes of Europe, reaching over a territory of twenty-seven counties, nnd running from
the Gulf to Eagle Pass, on the Rio
Grande. This area comprised 37,(100
square miles. Ochiltree was practically the king of It.
Ochiltree went to the top of cnpltnl
favoritism at a single bound. He was
a prince of story-tellers. The beauty
of his humor wus that It hit uo one so
hnrd ns It hit himself. He rarely appeared upon the floor of the Forty-
eighth Congress thnt lie, did not put
the House Into a furore of laughter.
The country members used to declare
that he was more fun than the minstrels. Ills bills and appropriations
were Jested through. He called himself the "Red-headed Ranger from
Texus," and the title was enough to
get him n hearing before the busiest
committee. It wns his custom to send
In word to nn Important session of n
close-mouthed and dignified committee
that the "Red-headed Hunger from
Texas" had n few remarks he would
like to make covering n few points In
a measure thc august body hud In Its
pigeon holes.    The udinlsslon of Ochll-
What Negfcct_ Leads To:
Mrs. Chas. King's Experience). "
A woman's body is the repository of
the most delicate mechanism, and yet
most women will
let It get out of
order just as If
it were of no consequence. Their
S backs nolle,heads
I throb and burn;
J they have wander-
I ing pains, now here
I and now there; ex-
|perlenco extreme
lassitude, thai
don't-care and
want-to-bo-lcft-
alone feeling, excitability, irritability, nervousness,
sleeplessness, and tho blues, yet do
nothing to help themselves. These
indicate womb complications.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound will relieve all this trouble.
Mbs. Chas. Kino, 1815 Rosewood
St., Philadelphia, Pa., says:���
"I had bearing-down feelings, backache, burning sensation in my stomach, chills, headache, and always had
black specks before my eyes. I sometimes had four and five fainting spells
a day. I had several doctors, and tried
many patent medicines. I commenced
to take Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound, and I never had anything
give me the relief that it has. lean
truthfully say it has cured me."
N. N. U.
Jio. 41. 'OT
PISO'S  CURE   FOR   iV_.
WIRtS Wn-HFJa list FAHS.
Beat Cough Syrup. Tastes Good, tfim
In time.   Sold liv _rti.nlnla.
1
��?*-.. CONSUMPTJ ON m��
i tree meant a good laugh���a long series
of good laughs-and It Is a part of leg-
| Illative tradition that the Colonel's stories have done for hliu what plain, unvarnished nnd prosaic logic failed to do
for others.
Judge Wliyam B. Ochiltree, a lawyer of great repute In the Bouth, was
determined that young Tom should be
brought up In the strait and narrow
path. He thought his son would be a
quiet man, of gentle habits, and thereupon plnced him under the care and tutelage of two Catholic priests. The
priest, labored In Nacogdoches parish,
Where the boy wns Ihu-u. nud they
tried Industriously to keep their pupil
In lines of thought that might possibly
lake him Into the clergy. The lad stood
ii for a lime, and at the age of IB suddenly took the matter Into his owu
hands.. He wanted to fight Indians.
Tlu> priests were powerless, and, with
a great denl of shrewd plnnnliig, young
Tom made an enlistment as a private
In the Texas Rangers, stnrtlng west for
the scnlps of the Apaches and Co-
nianches In 1854. A year knocked all
the romance out of this boyish ambition, and he was willing to come home
and buckle down to his books. He always    had    some outside plan In his
j head, and while he wns still under his
majority In yenrs he wns editor of a
paper aud had been sent as a delegate
to the conventions in Charleston and
Baltimore. He studied law and wns
barely out of his teens when his father
took him Into his office ns a partner.
The father went away from town one
day, nnd while he wns goue the boy
hnd the sign changed. Snn Antonio
awakened the next morning to laugh
for years at the strnuge name of the
firm ��� "Thomas P, Ochiltree aud
Father, Attorneys." The grown man
wus no less original than the hoy had
been, and his wit Increased as the
years brought the stubby, fat youngster Into a rotund, brond-glrthed statesman.
Ochiltree fought his way to a colonelcy ln the Confederate army. After
the war he told tho people of Texas,
through his Galveston paper, "to stop
crying nnd get solace ln work." His
ability was marked enough to attract
the attention of President Grant, and
Grant made him the marshal for Texas. He and the President became great
friends. It ls said that Grant delighted lu seeing no one more than he did
ln seeing Tom Ochiltree.
Texas owes as much to Ochiltree as
It does to any other man that ever
came from the State. He has been
untiring ln his efforts to keep the
State before the public. He did so
much in this respect with the papers
that he edited he was at one time sent
to Europe at; emigrant commissioner
for Texas. This gave him opportunity
for many trips abroad, and he became
us fluent ln the continental languages
as in English. He actually became a
feature ln the London papers, aud the
old Journals used to advertise Interviews with him as tlie New York papers now advertise their weekly grist
of Sunday matter.
Col. Ochiltree has a reputntion for
knowing more nbout good things to
ent, for having eaten more good things,
for having helped more people to eat
the best thiugs than any other living
mail ln this country. He ls also no
second on the proposition of beverages.
The good taste lu eating aud drinking
was uatural for hlra, and he declares
he protested loudly nnd Industriously
because the uurse Insisted he should
have nothing but milk dining his very
early life. He likes the good things of
life no more thnn he does the bright
meu lu life. Where he ls there Is a
certain center of keen wit nnd ringing
stories. He ls versatile In his eating,
as well ns lu his mind. He stands the
chuck of the plains ns well ns the chef
d'ouvres of the metropolis, and he will
relish the poor stuff of the chnpparel
If the men aro about the table that
mnke the diners forget the dluner.
$200022    i
��� Any baking powder will
lighten your cake, if that's all
you want. Some are stronger
than others, some more wholesome.
Schilling s Best is both and
more too.
A MONSTER BELL.
It'a the Iliser-t in the World that la
in Klniciiiic Order.
On the principle that a living dog Is
better than n dead lion, a bell that Is
whole should be better thnn one that ls
cracked, even though the latter be the
bigger of the two. For some time past
there hns been a sort of dead-heat between the two biggest bells ln the
world, the one at the Cathedral lu Moscow, nud the other at the unfinished
pagoda of Meugoon, a little north of
Mamlnluy. If the former was the bigger ot the two. It was cracked, and
therefore useless ns a bell, while the
latter, though whole, hnd dragged Its
supports down till It rested on the
ground, nnd would not emit any sound.
Now, however, It hus been reswung,
and can claim attention as the biggest
bell, In working order, ln the world.
In 1800 the Burmese community de-
elded to hnve the bell raised, and employed the Irrnwuddy Flotilla Company, limited, to do the work. The
work has been successfully accomplished. The bell hangs on a large
steel girder, with a distributing girder
on the top of It, and the tnulu girder
rests on two large iron columns, _5
feet high, which rest on concrete foundations. The bell swings, with Its lower rim nlKiut three feet from the ground.
The weight Is nbout 118 tons, the circumference nt the base being 51% nnd
nt the top _o feet. It uvernges over a
foot In thickness. The bell Itself is
over 12 feet high, and the shackle,
which was Intended for logs of timber,
about 12 feet.   The   pin lu thc shackle
���Twoulil Set Him Thinking.
If the man pulled the load
While the horse held the whip,
He'd fix up the road
When he'd made the first trip.
A Good   I, oaila Governor.
Governor Hastings, of Pennsylvania,
In his message to the legislature, delivered Jan. 5th, said ln part:
"It appears that we hnve about 800,-
COO miles of public roads In the various
townships of the Commonwealth, not
Including turnpike ronds nnd those ln
the cities nnd boroughs, nnd, although
almost four million dollars have been
expended each year for their Improvement, they are ln a most unsatisfactory
condition. This great sum, averaging
about $48.73 per mile, should, If laid
out with Intelligence and economy,
during the past fifteen years have made
every public thoroughfare equal to our
best turnpike roads."
After stating that the road laws nre
too numerous and too local, and ndvo-
cnting one or two general laws, he
adds: "Another defect Is tho short
term for which supervisors are elected. In many cases but a single year,
thus breaking up any plnns that Intelligent  supervisors   may   endeavor   to
j carry out nnd giving a sense of lusecur-
| Ity In the position."
The Governor ndvocates three super-
! visors to lie elected for three years, one
going out of office each year. Also that
oue-half the rond tnx be paid ln money,
nnd that every mile of the road system be under the care of individuals
whose dally duty should be to see that
the ronds are ln good condition and repairs mnde when needed. "If these
suggestions were carried out, the way
would lie open for the State to grant
such aid from time to time as might be
necessary In relieving the burden uow
wholly borne by the rural people."
A Schilling & Company
faau s'raticinco
KOI
The labor convention beginning ln Chicago next week promises to be well attended. Its outcome will be watched with
considerable interest.
Plso's Cure for Consumption has been a
family medicine with us since 1865.���J. R.
Madison. 2409 42d Ave., Chicago. Ills.
Honda and Koad Mnkinit.
The famous Appian Way, mentioned
by almost every Roman writer, connected the Eternal City with all parts
of South Italy. For many miles from
Koine the space on each side was filled
with sepulchres, many of them of persons distinguished lu history. To have
a sepulchre on the Appian Way wns
equivalent to being burled In Greenwood, lu New York, or Pere la Chaise,
lu Parts.
About 10 per cent of labor in Japan is
now organized.
Tho great street railway strike n
Vienna was won by the employes, who
gave the bosses to understand that they
had political power and propose to use
It.
Try Schilling'. Best tea and baking powder.
Type-setting machines have been Introduced in Belgium, and the unionists
Immediately resolved that Ave hours
should be a maximum workday.
NURSERY
Send us names  for
Free Catalogne.
Bnell Lamberson,
Portland, Oregon.
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Dentists....
Get your supplies of us at cut rates,
barge stock and low prices.
Hoods guaranteed.
Ward-Clarke 4 Co,, Dental Depot! Portland.
NI. USUI TABLETS
For Constipation, Biliousness, Torpid Liver,
Kidneys, it 1* the best pill made. Only
one or two required to act; and regulates the
bowels,   betid 96c. and we will mail you same.
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Portland Hotel Phirmicy. Sixth and Morrison St..,
rOKTLAND, OKKOON.
VIGOR of MEN
Easily, Quickly, Permanently Restored
Weakness, Nervousness, Debility,
and all th* train of ���rila
from earl/ errors or Uut
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overwork, sickness, wor-
i rt, eto. Full itrenfth,
| development  and   tona
��� liven to   ev.ry  or|.a
land portion of tbe body.
��� Simple, natural methods.
f Immediate improvement
seen. Fail-re impossible.
1000 referenoea Book,
esplsnation end prools
mailed (sealed) free.
ERIE MEDICAL CO., ftttftftft
linn a diameter of Ki Inches.   The bell
was cast about the beginning of the
century by King Kodaw-payu as an in1-
companliueut to the huge brick pagoda
which he never finished,'
HanilH Off!
In connection with the recent death
of Hlomlln, the greatest of funambulists. It Ih recalled tlint President Lincoln once made use of hi in for one of ills
characteristically apt illustrations. To
ii fiiult-nmllng delegation that visited
him, Mr. Lincoln said:
Gentlemen, suppose all the property j
you were worth was ln gold, and you
hnd put It Into the hands of Hloudln to
carry across Niagara Kails on a rope;
would you shake the cable, or keep
shouting out to him, "Hloudln, stand
up a little stralghter! Hlomlln. stoop
a little more; go n little faster; lean
more to the south?" No, you would
hold your breath, as well as your
tongue, and keep your bauds off until
he wus safe over.
A ConHOlinK Thought.
Professor (disgustedly)���It's hard to
get any knowledge Into your head,
your skull Is so thick.
Pupil���But, remember, professor, for
the same reason It will be hard for the
knowledge to ever get out.
Yeast Deemed injurious.
In France, when the use of yeust was
first Introduced, it was deemed by the
medical faculty to be so Injurious to
health that Its use was prohibited under the severest penalties.
The trouble is that by the time people have learned to laugh at their troubles, they begin to show snag-teeth.
AN OPEN LETTER
To MOTHERS.
WE ARK ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE
EXCLUSIVE USE OP THE WORD "CASTORIA" AND
"PITCHER'S   CASTORIA,"   AS   OUR   TRADE   MARK.
I, DR. RAMUEL PITCHER, of Syannis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same
that has borne and does now% sy s/iT/> . s? ~ on every
tear the facsimile signature of CJut&y. '&<JCtAC wrapper.
This is the original "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," which has been
used in tlie Itomes of tlie mothers of America for over thirty
years. LOOK CAREFULL Y at the wrapper and see that it is
the kind you have always bought STJf //��*/> "sT* on the
and has the signature o~ft^a&z/*ciJc&t�� wrapper. No one lias authority from Tne to use my name except
The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher is
President. * ���'      j
March 8, 1897. Q^J^^C ��&+*t4 -+���f>.
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.
 BUY YOUR	
FUR GARMENTS
Direct from ihe manufacturer and save middleman's profit, as we
undersell them all. Our garments are custom made and not like
those thrown together In New York sweat-shops., where tilth and
disease relgn. Our garments are guaranteed as to durability and
stvle Our prices on fur (aiies range trom ��8 upwards: on Far
Collarettes, from M upwards: Xock Boas, from 7fa upwards; genuine Alaska Seal Skin (larmeiits made from *1B0 upwards.
Write for information and catalogue.
S*_?��l -C*     IA      l.i-ailiiiK Fur Manufacturer.
,    ollVCrilCIUj       143 Third St., Portland, Or. FRONT STREET, KASLO, BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Leading Commercial House.     The Only Hotel in Town H      j
Special Protection Against Fire     \y\     7\   ^^^ 1      I     #     H ill      H     I        by Furnaces!   Bath Rooms.
Electric Lights!   Electric Bells. -   - Modern Sanitary Arrangments I
COCKLE & PAPWORTH, Proprietors.
Rates $2.50 and $3.00 Per Day,
Free Sample Rooms.
BLACK -JACK GAMES CLOSED.
City Marshal Adams Serves Notice to
0��it.
Last Tuesday evening City Marshal
Adams created some consternation
union},' the various gambling resorts of
the city by serving notice on thorn
that tho black jack games in progress
must quit forthwith in accordance with
the law against gambling. There was
some grumbling, but the order was
obeyed throughout as far as can be
learned. Their occupation hero being
gone, a number of thc gamblers left
for thc Spokane fruit fair, expecting tc
find at least temporarily, greener fields
thoro.       '	
How to Advertise.
The profitable placing of advertising
consists first in preparing good copy-
copy that Bays what ought to be said in
a convincing way. Second, in sotting
tho matter in such typo as will catch
the eye and embellishing it in a manner that will t^ll tho story at a casual
glance. Third, in the selection of- papers that reach the largest number of
the right sort 6t people and sell advertising space at'a reasonable rate. To
secure these pbfutjs for the advortisor
the British Columbia News devotes its
entire energies,.
To Komr Makers.
Kaslo will be a city of homes. Homos
need furniture. Owons & Stevenson,
leading furniture dealers, corner oth
and Front streets, Kaslo, can save you
money on all kinds of house furnishings. It will pay'you bettor to buy of
thorn than to ship in your old furniture.
This is uIbo true as to people living in
neighboring towns. Call and inspect
our large, choice and varied stock before making other arrangements.
MINING RECORDS.
ORJfBHIPMENTS.
Following arc tho oru shipment" for tliewcck
ending Oct, 7, over tbe Ksslo & Slogan Ry:
Mini'. Destination. Tons.
Kuth Everett !4o
lluth Pueblo  no
Payne Pueblo 21x1
Payne Everett  ISO
Whitewater Everett 187
]Washington.   Omaha  15
{Noble Five Pueblo  3R
liri'Ht Western Kaslo  20
Blocan Boy Pueblo    Iii
Keil Pox Omaha  16
Mt. Allium Omaha  15
Kerscf Kaslo    7
Total tons 860
(Concentrates.
From July 1, IB!)", to September IW.the leading
mines ol the Slocan region have shipped over
the Kaslo .. Blocan Railway for water transportation from Kuslo, us follows:
Mine.
Tons.
Mine.
Tons
Payne	
. 1,483 Ibex	
106
Ruth	
8,810 'Surprise	
88
Whitewater	
. 1,088
SUieaii llov	
75
.    420
504
Aiax 	
42
Noble Five*	
Wonderful	
27
Washington*..  .
.    414
American Boy,
29
Ureal Western.,
.    887
Red Pox	
80
Rambler-Carl boi
1211 Antnine	
.       81
* Coin-on trates
Qoodenough...
15
ENTERTAINMENTS COMING.
Saturday, Oct. 9.���Johnson-Smlly Co.
In a musical aud literary program at
tho Presbyterian church.
Monday, Oct.  11.���Al Stewart Concert Company at the Kaslo Hotel   Au
dltorlum.
Thursday, Oct. 21.��� Fraser Dramatic
Co., benefit, for Fire Department; play,
"Hose Garland," at the Kaslo Hotel
Auditorium.
Friday, Oct. 2��.���Misses LaEtoll and
World of Toronto In musical and literary program at the Kaslo Hotel A udl-
toriuni.
November, date to be announced.
concert by local talent at the Methodist
church. ,
November, date to be announced,
football   contest   between   Kaslo   and
Nelson teams,
A Se,r,', Kipoaeil
A sure way to get other people's
inonoy is to have something the people
wtintand to let them know you have It,
thoy can got It and what price they
must pay for it. Those factB told Bimp-
I), plainly and honestly through ad-
voi'tisments correctly written and judiciously placed In the right mediums
will as surely bring you money in exchange for your goods as that the ii.v
sueeoods the n Ight, If you haven't tho
timo to write money-drawing ads wo
will help you. That is what wc aro
hero for.   	
Square Dealing
Is what has built up tbo mercantile
house of J. B. Wilson to its present important position in Kaslo. A largo
stock of groceries, crockery and hardware selected with care and sold on
business principles, has brought successful results.
Ilimlness AiIhTIihI   A,l,I to HiislnesK.
Nearly every business of consequence
in Canada has been built up by the use
of advertisements that wore both attractive and convincing. Can you
write themV If you cannot you need
help in that department of your business. That is our busineBS. Come to
us and we will help you. Our experience and best efforts are always at the
disposal of our advertising patrons,
Following la a partial statement of ore shipments over the Nakusp & Klocnn branch of the
('. P. R. from Sandon, Three Forks anil Hose-
bury since Aug. 1st, not Included ID the foregoing. AU was shipped to Omiihii:
Mine. Tons/Mine, Tons.
(Idaho-Alamo    4S8|Reeo    mot,
(Sloean Star.     SMlEnterprisc     100
(Concentrates.
METAL QUOTATIONS.
New York, Oct. B,���Silver, B6c.
Copper���Dull;Jbrokers' price, $11.10(411.25.
bead-Firm;   brokers' price, $4.00; exchange,
$1.15@4.20.
TKANBFEK8, ETC.
Sept, B0.���A, R. McLennan to .1. A. McLean, >i
Laura and lienevft, Duncan river, $5; D. J. Me-
Dougul to same,'., May and Kiverview, Bear
creek, $5; J. A. McLean to \V. J. White, same
four claims, $10;.Insepb Otto, Frank Ross and
John Dunn to IV..I. White, >4 White Iluar, cast
of Kootenay lake, $1; S. P. Jobe and .1. II, .lack-
son lo W. .1. White, H Lost Mountain and No
Water, near same, $1; W. A. Moss to Robert E.
L. Brown, Wedge, Whitewater creek $1; E. J.
Mathews to K. tl. Tomlinson, Jj Park Region,
Duncan river, $200; J, L. Pierce to E. II. Tomlinson, 'i Hone and Allies,Two-Mile creek, $1.
Oat. 2.���A. T. Garland in D, Tuomcy, Klon-
dvke and Panther, Tea creek, $1; J. O, Henwell
to Vancouver Meteor Cold Mining Co., Meteor
and Vancouver, near Ainsworth, $1.
Oct. 4.���C. Allmen to 11. Croft,Portland,Woodbury creek, $1; H. Croft to Coo.Good, same. $1;
L. McLean to D. Tiioniev, lona and '., Bury-
dice, tl.
Oct. 5.���.1. A. Otto to \V. .1. White, U Lavina,
Ruthie Hell and Iron Cap, |1; .1. W. hell to L.
Peters, U Crown Point. $1; agreement between
John D.l'ortor and R. Strathern to pay $1,000
on satoof HIaok Fox, Daisy nnd California to
party of second part; O, W. Sturges to M. Lamont, >�� Silver Alp and Needles, $1; C, W, sturges, Scott Thornburg aud T. Melrose to M. Lamont. L_ Hugged Edge and Eagle Nest, $1.
Oi t. ll.���Lease of Stranger by .lolin A. Wlilt-
tier, .1. It. Thompson anil J. L. Montgomery tn
B.C. Weaver ami A. ft, Price jS. p. .lobe and .1.
II. Jackson to .1. A. Huberts, 3f, Chipmunk, 8
miles northwest of Kaslo, $1,000' same to same,
^J Porcupine. Kubosh and Standard, i:1-,, miles
south of Hear lake; same to same, 1-2 Laura,
Geneva, May and Kiverview, :i miles east of
Duncan river,$300.
LOCATIONS.
Bept. HO.���Violet by M. W. Meilulre on White
.CroiiBe; Nil liespcraiidum by S. Hcu.in on Fry
creek.
Oct. 1. -Derby by A. G. Lambert on Bouth Fk;
Margaret Fraction by A. K. Scott, near Ainsworth; El Captain by IV. It. Kamsdell, J. A. Ryan and Oswald Stein, near Crawford bay; Trip-
pie Alliance by J. A. Ryan, 0, Btelu and Henry
Rose, near Pilot Hay; Yankee Oirl by
llinkle, near Hear creek, being relncall
claim same name.
Oct. 2. Klondyke by W. W. Harris on While
i,rouse; Urey topper Ly Hurbara H. Kerr, near
same: Yukon by F. W.'lliiuer un Cowper creek;
Kraut C, by Harold Ralph on East river, Hvoii-
gull by Ed Andrews on flnwser ereek; Chlcora
by li. ll. CarlHiuld onlilaeler croek; l_>lrd by E.
V. Hlomrlcl,I on Dowser creek; Taffy by K. Andrews near same; Corona by II. It. Btovel on
lilacler creek; Delighted by (I I.. Peel and A.
Hoiirebier nn Glacier creek; J. I. C. by T.llarris
ou White iii'ouse.
Oct. 4- Wauknn Fraction by Charles llelir-
niHii on Long creek.
Oct. 8, Mnbon by J, A. nulls on East river;
Kaslo I',,, I. by F. McDonald on Kuslo mt.
(let. 7.- May Day Fraction by Alex and J. <!.
Worth, next Cascade claim; Edna and Corona
by Alex Worth on Cooper croek ; Cecil May and
."omona by J. li. North, near same; Hlg 'Mack
by Robt. lloOrSgoron Kaslo int., being relocation; Hidden Qtteeu by A. II. Huchnuau on Herman int.; Morning l,y A. Trleglllus, on lioat
creek.        ���
CKRTIFK'ATKSOI' IMPROVEMENT.
Sept. 80.��� commodore by Jay Holland; Clant
by Charles Nelson; Nellie by Joseph Hcther-
Ingtnn.
Oct. 1.���Evening Slar by A. Carney; Glory by
Antonc Maszeo; Kaslo by Ralph Gillette; Anticline, (ilobo aud Miitin.ht by K. J. L. Ross.
Sept. 2. Mutlakhathi and Bryan Fraction by
M. J. Mahoney.
Oct. 4.-Park Region by Henry Griffith; Right
Bower by Victoria M. and D. Co.; Bide Line by
G. A. Wright; Kate by '/.. Montgomery; Lake
View bv ,T. N. Horton; liluepot by Julius Riser.
Oct. 8.���Buckeye by c. M. Parker; Chipmunk
by B. P. Jobo; Humboldt and Franklin by Eugene Eye; (Iringo by A. C. Pearson.
���HOTEL ARRIVALS.
Following aro the hotel arrivals for
the week ending Oct. (I, 181)7:
THE KASLO.
J.W.Mi Master.Rovlstk W.I.Anderson.Toronto
C.l.Davidson/Toronto   J.J.Doran.Montreal
MHillarrli.NewDenver Mrs, SunU.NewDenver
Mrs.Ewen.NewDenver  K.H.Tomllnsou.Sandon I
D.R.MeLean.Sandon     J.I.Lautit.Vancouver
W.H.D'Arcy.Wpg J. A.Wood, PllotBay
U.c.Campbell.lohnson A.R.MacdoneU.I.'brldg
C.S.Fale.Nelson M.H.Batcs.Bouth Fork
D.J.Btew-art,OwenSound.I.A.Aikman,Vlctoria
('.A.llanna.Spriug Crk  F..M..Sandlanf'.s,Bandon
C.K.Hammond .Sandon .I.J.liatTerty.Sandon
OeorgeTurner.Sandon   C.P.Beale.Handou
R.Hiirris.Baudoii B.E.King.Sandon
A.O.K.Brown,Rossland C.W.Zirkler.Cody
N.KIre.Grand Forks       J. W.Scars,England
L.G.Henderson .Moscow H.W.Uerhardt.Wpg
C.D.Blackwood.Wpg     A.Sproat, NewDenver
IV, J. J. Morrison, Nakusp u.w.Gibson.Manltoba
A.K.Macdonell.Answth K.E.Brown,Victoria
C.L.Webb.S.Senttle        T..I.Voiee,8pokanc
J. It.Martin,Nelson        A.R. Vail,Minnesota
L.G.Henderson.Vcluin M.A.Bates.soutliFork
G.A.MItehell,Portland CM.Livlngstoue.Chgo
P.M.IIavcs.Sandon        A.Campbell,Nolson
J. J.Campbell,Nelson     J.Condry.Macleod
J.Herron,MacLeod T.L.MItchell.SouthFik
M.Stevenson, A inswtli H.J. Hamilton,Sandon
J.P.Forestell.Spokane H.H.Thomson.Nelson
M.K.Hall.Sandon
ST. PANCRAS INN.
D.llastie.SlocanCity      J.H.LIttle.LlocanCity
Mr.4.Mr_.Jordan,8andnC,H.Tole,8_ndon
J.Burns, Vancouver       H.K.MacCanny.Spkne
W.C.Mann.Spokane       Mr.ifcMrs.Turner N.Dnv
E.J.FieldSandon O.G.Dennle.Nelson
II.M.Sackett.X. Denver P.Porter,Rossland
MissM.Ciilhoun.spokanl'.Weidert.Sandon
B.K.KIng.Sandou C.C.Grltlltli.Sandon
K.Wallaee.Bandoii DM. Adams, Rossland
E.Rammelmever.ltslnd C.M.I.ivlngston.Ohlo
F.T.Keliey.Saiidon J.Cable.Saudon
.I.M.lIarrls.nandim        Mrs.C.S.Smlth.Sandon
MIssMamleEagon.Sndn J.A.Brown,Victoria
MissAllen.BpoKiinc        Mrs.R..T.Broille,Handon
Mrs.B.E.Sharp.Sandon Mrs.H.Cooley.Sandon
MissMatlock.Sandou      MrsIlonnldson.Bpoknc
F.Sniith,Scotland D.llremner.Seotlaiid
C.Mooiing.Torvnto       J.Jones, Vancou ver
L..I.McAtee.Bpokane      SldNomian. Bpokane
MissHartn, .1 ..Alnswth P.Burns,Nelson
M.I Mahoney,Nelson     F.W.Burus.PHotBay
E.l).Carter .Spokane       K.M.Sandilands.Sandnn
NelsonMartln,Spokane H.A..Iackson,Bpokane
G.Turner,(irt.Wstn       lI..I.Moorehouse.8oo
W.A.Levs.Torontu H.M.Sackett.N.Denver
E.P.Ilallons.Saul'ran     D.M.Steveiis.SanFran
S.Martin.Wpg
J.K.Millur.santlon
N.S.Wrlght.San Fran
P.K.Vail,Minnesota
W.D.Mackay.S&ndon
STR  AINSWORTH   STOPS   rOK THI1 SEASON.
SPLENDID   FURNITURE  STOKE
J.   D.
.lion of
Ed.Mann.Spoknn
II.Martin,Wpg
J.H.Turncr.Vleloria
O.G.Dennis,Nelson
Il.Wlilte.Bandon
C.L.Wobb.Seattle
H.Hoy,Rossland
n .ii..iini:..}jdwsu
A.H.Masnre.Wpg
BLOCAN.
O.E.Sworden.Spokane   M.Good.Spokane
Mrs.Otto.Bpnkane MissLaGeorge.Spokano
MIssFarrell.SlocanCity MlssJones.SlocanCHy
J.A.Roesh.SloeanClty   H.Callagban.Bandon
Tbe Halys will Take Her Kun tn Bonner's rerry
and Arycnta.
The steamor Ainsworth has stopped
her regular Bonner's Ferry run for the
season and now lies tied up at the rail-
wharf. Captain Kane of the steamer
Halys, tfor a short time called the
Queen, announces that ho will take the
Alnsworth's run and make the regular
trips formerly made by hor. Tho
Halys Ib so small a boat that tho expense of fuel, etc. for tho trip is light.
On the recent visit of Customs Inspector Clute, It was learned that a steamer's name could not be changed without so much formality, that Capt.
Kane decided to let tho old name Halys
stand as it was before she was changed
from an American to a Canadian bottom. She was last week fitted with a
new whee! and shaft. The Halys will
aUo make a weekly run to Argonta.
Her first trip was made last Monday.
Dainty and I resli
Are tho supplies of Jas. Chisholm, the
Cash Grocer on Front street, Kaslo.
See his stock and you will not order
elsewhere.
New*   r, on,   the   Telluride   rind.
Vincent Lade of tho Lardo tellurido
find that created so much comment a
few weeks since, was in town yesterday, and left this morning for Silverton
to rejoin his brothers thero. Ho says
that work on the claims has stopped
for the season, and although they have
another carload of ore out, ho now
thinks it unlikely that thev will send it
to Denver before spring.
Namely,
That   of   J.
Kaslo.
J.   Sehl
in
The News is gratified to call tho attention of its readers in this issue to
the elegantly and tastefully equipped
furniture and crockery store of .1. .1.
Sehl of this city. There Is nothing
superior to it, and we doubt if an equal
can be found for It In the province.
Mr. Sehl is an energetic and enterprising business man and lives up to his
motto that "Nothing is too good for
Kaslo." At the same time, his stock
is so large that it includes, tho plainer
Styles of furttlture at lower prices. In
fact all his prices aro very reasonable.
It is pleasant to know that his business
has so increased that he has established
a branch store at Nelson. Wo can unqualifiedly recommend all of our readers to give him a call.
MissGalusha.Sandon
E.H.Knlglit'.Spokane
Mrs. c. K. Amsboiigh
Ritzville.Wash
T.Tlghe.Sandon
V.Grauquest.Sandon
J. I. 11 usher,Nakusp
FredBtone,Nelson
K. Kelly,Montezuma
H Hanscom,Sandon
C.Fredrlkson.Sandon
M.Kirllm.Saiidon
H.J.SIierman.SloeanCy B.Wright.Whtwater
ll. McDonald, BaarLaks
I.Waldron.Whtwater
J.Drowe.Tornnto
M.Hart,Now Denver
R.HIngwood.Sandon
F D.llongard.Cody
J.W.A.Jewell.Vancuvr
W.Reynolds,Spokane
I' vc ^,. v ,ii.ni   I'nrlHU
G.A.Mitchell,Portland
D.Young.Sandon
I'.l'.seali.'.Bandon
M is. I). Bongard, I ody
W. Home,England
F.claiip, Ainsworth
W.Saxmah.PnrtHIU   .I.l'opham.SIIveiton
ll.il.Stewart, Silverton
W.W.West.Ontlet
J.St. A. Jewell, Virginia
H.llanscan, Virginia
Kd.W'atts.Ottawa
E.M.Cunnell.N.Denver
J.Melsler,New Denver
MissBadieilarmen.Trall.Mrs. J. Brewster, Wallace
Mrs.Lacev.Wbitewtr     W.R.Askmith.Whtwr
Charles llorene, Whitewater.
M.HrIggs,S|lvei'toii
J.A.Griffitli.Simdnn
Win. Ilorne, Virginia
P..M.Hayes,Virginia
R.Boliner,Virginia
J .K .Jones, Rossland
I.Deolin,NewDenver
ADAMB.
C.Kwarl.Whtwtr A.B.Andorson.Whtwtr
W.E.Hasleton.Mont.mab.MeGraw.Montcaume
R.Grogor.Montiuma      A. R.Scott, Ainsworth
('.K.Connors,Bandon      T.IIalkolmer,Bandon
o.Anderson,MilfordCk J.MIchelson,MlUurdCk
('.Murray,SouthFork     .1. Hugle,Honner'sKerry
E.L.lIangen.Haiidou
F.C.Kisllu.Sandon
W.G.IIuok.Sandon,
A. Nelson, Whitewater
T. K.Mel rose, Montr ma
J.W'arucSouiliFork
R.McGrci
G.Davis,
cgiir.Wliltawtr
i,Nelson,
J.HllglcH
I' Mrliimald,Saudi,ii
I'.L.BuiiislUc.Baiiilon
P..Wilson,Sail,Ion
F.Roby, Whitewater
T.Tliornburg.Woodbry
(..Zniiuier.PllotUay
K.Krlckson.Whltewtr
K.Sanderson, Nelson
CENTRAL.
.t.Wcstfall.Bauca R.MIIlcr.Banca
B.K.Lay,Montezuma      W.c.Willoy,Monte_uina
D.llastie.BloeaiiClty      11, Depew, Bonner'sFry
Miss Grace Davidson, Bandon.
MIMMTISIII) l.r.tTr.ll LIST.
Following Is the list ol letters remaining uncalled lor In the Kaslo Postoffiee since tbo last
list published over date ol September -0,1HH7:
Angus. Donald Allen, James W.
Ashton, LOO Hurwnsli,Albert
Harrow,Mrs.FlorouccH. Bourgman, Joe
Bauon,John
Cowdry. H.
Clarke. Will
Doughly.Gco. H
Elliott, Mrs. E. F.
Falconer, J. M
Gallupe, Amos
Gray, N. 11.
Howard. Robert
Johnson, Wm.
Johnson, Wm. p.
Johnson, Nettle
Kundsen, John
Maynard. Frank
Hoodie, James A.
>.eDoiiald, James X.
Northey, T. H.
Patterson, Daniel
Ravmoud. Alphonse
Button, D. L.
Bh aiisoii, John L.
Vrooni, W. F.
Yates, Frank.
8.
Carlow, Bertie
Cyr, Louis
t'a uads, Thomas
Davis, Henry
Eastou, Walter
Gsranson, Chas.
Gibbons, II. C.
Heath, George
Hunter, Sinclair
Jones, A. E
Johnson, D.
Kartef, M. L.
Keermeon, Thomas
Morgan, H. O.
Martin, Lamuel
McKcnzlc, Hugh
Oco, Gotlred
Qulnn, M. P.
Richardson, Mrs. Clara
Stoddard, 0. W,
Smith, Wm. J.
Westerberg, John
H. GREEN, Postmaster.
Kaslo, II. C��� Oct. ��, 1897.
CimmyBiicliig.
Reliable and reasonable: F. W.
Pettit, ten years experience; office with
0. H. Evans.
rrain husin Muuiitaln-
Itobert Kano made another trip to
his claim on Kaslo mountain this week
and brought considerable of the samo
class of ore back with him, as that
which yielded tho $9(i asBay. Further
assay experiments will be mado on
these new samples.
.KGAI. ADVERTISEMENTS.
PHOVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.
nth September, ib97.
HIS HONOUR tho Lieutenant-Governor has
been pleased to make the following ap-
itment:
' CHARLES WILLIAM HENDRY SANDERS,
of Kaslo, Ksiiulrc, to be First Clerk In the office
ol the Assessor and Mining Recorder at tlie said
City.
TENDERS FOR DKHENTCRKB.
Sealed proposals for the   purchase
    " Debentures will la,
of Kaslo
city stroet improvement
rccolved at Hie office of tlie City clerk until
IbeMthday of October, A. D. 1WIT. Address
"City Clerk," Kaslo, B. C, (Proposals for Debentures.) The amount of loan Is Twelve
Thousand Dollars GU.jmOu), bearing interest
at tlie rate of six per centum per annum, payable In ton yoars. Tlie purchase price must be
paid by November Htli, 1HH7. The lowest or any
proposal not necessarily accepted.
It.F. GKKKN. Mayor.
(IKRTIFICATi:OF IMPROVKM KNTB NOTICK.
j Bounty and Illinois Mineral claims, situate in the Alnawnrlli Mining Division of West
Kootenay District. Where located - On the hill
about IJ-. miles west ol Ainsworth, and about'..,
mile southwest of tlie mouth of Woodbury erk
Take notice that I, B. p. Tuck, acting as agent
for P. K. Fisher, Free Miner's Certificate No.Sl,-
BTl, Intend, sixty days from Hie date 1lf rcof, to
apply to tho Mining Recorder for Certificates of
Improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining
Crown Grants of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under
section Iff, must be commenced before the Is-
stianue of such Certltleates of Improvements.
Dated this .7th day of August. 1897.
8. P. TUCK. Agent.
LAKE VIEW
HOTEL and
RESTAURANT.
By JOHNSON & PETERSON.
Good Rooms and Good Living. Restaurant ln Charge of Oscar Monson.
Voiici On to Klondike.
W. 13. Livingston,tho all round leather merchant and dealer in harness and
foot wear, tells you in another column
why you needn't go to the Klondike.
His reasons, too. arc
creditable alike tn himself
Kootenay. Call and inspect his stock
of shoos nnd harness.
convincing   ind
and the
Front Street,
Kaslo, B. C.
The Way tn Supply Your Wants.
Business men who want more business should advertise in the British Columbia News. It will put them in
touch with tho best people in Kaslo
and surrounding country. It is in fact
as weil as in name the best advertising
medium in its Hold.
Tenuis For Sale.
Twelve head   of   good   work horses,
with harness, wagons and   sic' .    Inquire at this olllce.
ACCOUNTANT.
It pays to have your  books  in  good
Consult   V.   VV.   Pettit,   ten
years experience.
PIANOS!
BELL'S CELEI3UATED, FOR SALE!
Miss W. H, Wilson, Music Teacher.
At MIsb Litldgreen'l, front Bt., Kaslo.
Having Finished a
Large Contract for
Tk Government we
Are Again Pre
To Turn OutA
Fonerlj.
News Job Rooms.

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