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Oraduate Trinity University, Toronto, Ont
Member of College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Licentiate of the B. C. Council. Lute of New
Vork Hospitals and Polyclinic, ottice on A
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Heal Ksljile and Miniug Broker!
Gorronpondeiioe Solioltert.
.White Labor.
Improved Machinery.
The Best Work at
Reasonable  Prices.
Kaslo, B*. C.
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Kaslo, B.C *
Kaslo Dwrv, IMiifl) & Provision Co,
Finest Ctuoniery Butter a
Iliiilin-Arilii'r lliiil'lltiK. EniirthHt. ���   ���  Knslo.
P. McGregor,
Ha(fgARe WSgop moots nil Trains anil Steanici-H.
Otfice, A Ave, Kaslo.
Saddle Hprses sen', to any part
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"Forsake not the gathering of yourselves
together."���The Christ.
A Brahman priest was once asked by
a European why they worshipped idols
and he answored with a look of supreme contempt of such display of ignorance, that liiey did not worship
idols, but that they were placed in the
temples for the purpose of thought concentration; lie was then asked why
they were made so nifty, and he replied
that if they were made beautiful they
would captivate tho senses and thus
defeat the objoct they wore there for,
by drawing the mind of the worshipp ir
away from ioftier themes.
Tho above is of course contra to
tho testimony of missionaries who are
never weary of informing us that the
Ea9t is steeped in paganism, and tbat
spiritual darkness broods over the land.
Somo few know, however, that the
wost has nothing in religion to offer
the east that it does not possess already.
True worship is thought concentration upon a given theme, it is the
ability to raise the thought power to u
certain point and hold it there���a most
difficult feat as anyone can soon learn
by trying to concentrate one's mind
upon a given subject to the exclusion
of all else; it will not take many sec
onds 'before thoughts wildly foreign
will dart out on all sides and it is this
"jumble," as ono might term it, of
ideas that, makes it so difficult for tho
masses of mankind to obtain their sin
cere desires.
Now, it is a well established occult
law that whatsoever man desires sin
oerely, if lie sends out his ileeire' in the
form of nn intense aspiration or prayei
and waters it with lirm expectation,
believing that he Will receive, he will
obtain hia wish. ''Ask and it shall
be given you" says The Great Teaohei
and no liner illustration of the unori
ing aocuraoy of this law can be given
than that of the late Mr. Muller, the
founder of the Bristol Homes for Orphans. This man received over ��1,500,*
000 simply by the power of prayer, ho
never having asked a person for a
penny, but ho never doubted but that
what he wanted would be sent to him,
and it was!
Bringing this law to boar on temple
worship, whon thousands assemble together, and having beon trained in
thought concentration, prooeed to med
ltato upon a given theme". The dyn
tunic force of such an outburst is something enormous, and as the strong help
the voak, tremendous spiritual benefit
is thus obtained by all and this ll true
public worship.
Our present church rituals are tho
outcome of this, and while thoy are, in
many cases, carried to a magnilicent
and beautifully emotional point���notably with thc Anglican, Roman Catholic and Creek Churches���it would be
sheer presumption to state that tho
original has not beon lost sight of and
ip service has taken the place of
thought concentration as above outlined.
It is interesting to note the different
religious attitudes taken whiloat pious
exercises, the Christian kneels, some
sit; the Mohamedan postures on all
fours; the Buddhist sits cross leggod;
while the Druids of old stood erect
amid the groves of oak. One thing
mny bo stated and that is that it is not
possible to have any control ovor tho
mind if oue is In an uncomfortable
position, and kneeling bare on a stone
slab or wooden floor will have a greater
tendency to draw tha mind to an aching knee joint than to. the subject one
has presumably come to meditate upon.
Indian Rising to Minnesota���Chinese Emperor Poisoned
Nelson and Heillinijion 'Railway Survey I3eini* Pushed Ahead.
Minneapolis, J$lun., Oct.���A -battle
took place this morning between United
States regulars, tinder General Daeon,
and Pillager Indians on Dear Island,
in which four soldiers wore killed and
nine wounded. How many Indians
were killed is not known.
Lothrup, Oct. 0.���General llacon and
his small band of 72 men are still fighting, but it cannot he learned what the
outcome is.
Special trains with troops are leaving l-'-irt Snclling. Brainard and other
forts, it Is feared that Indians from
other reservations will join in tho
is about to get a new entrance into the
Kootenay by way of thc Nelson & Red-
lington, soon to be built. That the N.
P. would immediately start on a road
of its own in the same direction is not
Dewey \\ill Scad the   Baitimoie  aad
Petrel to Tien Tsln.
Washington,Oct. 3.��� Secretary Long
ordered Admiral Dewey to send two
warships immediately from Manila, to
a point as near the Chinese capital as
is possible for a warship to approach.
The vessels selected are the Baltimore
and Petrel.
There is no serious danger yet. Foreign fleets aro assembling at Tien Tsln.
Somo of the ministers aro ordering
marines to Pekin for  legation  guards.
Tlie Victim of an   Ass'.sin ���lastifj-
atetl bv His Mother.
London, Oct. 8.���A special dispatch
from Shanghai says; Tolcgrams furnished by A Ton 'i oi, or local governor,
to Chinese papers hero allego the em-
poror of China committed suicide September 21, after signing tho decree
whicli placed the dOWUger empress at
the head of affairs in Chin.i.
This, it Is added, it understood to
mean that the emperor was assassinated. All English speaking secretaries and the principal members of
tlie Chinese fori ign office, it 4s further
announced, have boon banished.
Ity Mr. anil Vtxe, Uurwftril I.ely on  Wednesday Evening, Oct. lflth.
On Wednesday evening, Oct 19, a
grand Scottish concert will be giv a in
the Auditorium, of the Kaslo hotel
Tho Ladies Aid society ot the 1 'resb. ���
terian Church have, at groat cost, secured thc services of Mr. Durward
Lely and his talenned wife, who are
the best iexponents of Scottish Bbngs
and story on this continent and Europe,
lo give one of their unique concerts.
Doors open at 7:!.r>: concert to begin at
8 o'clock sharp. Tickets, $1.00', to be
had at the stores of .ias. Chisholin, The
Kaslo Dairy, Produce and Provision
Co., and from the ladies of tho society.
No reserved seats.
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Nohlc Five Annual Meeting.
The annual meeting of thc Noblo
Five Mining and Milling company,
operating the mine of that name in the
Sloean, was held at the ollice of' the
company in Spokane Wednesday last.
J. D. Porter, vice-president of the company was in tha chair and there were
represented either in person or by
proxy, 872,860 shares out of a total of
The directors presented a report
showing that the min Is one of the
best equipped in British Columbia and
and that the treasury contains ample
funds to oarry out tbe extensive plan
Of development inaugurated by tii<>
present management. < If this plan tbe
most Important features are two long
tunnels, one of which, now in 1,100 feci',
is a crosscut tunnel to be run right
through the hill a i : meet f2,_O0 feet
In all and the other is already in on
thc main lead 280 :i and is being
��� li i\ en to i he i  i in, a distance
of 1,650 feet. Th ��e tunnels ivlll gel a
depth of from 800 to 1,1 0 -: on the
two main leads tn d the meantime
tbe upper claims are being developed
��� if th '
lint-It*'',  defeats sltihnsioii.
Hut Portago, Oct, 4.���In the midst of
a drizzling rain and upon a misty
course, whioh | revented much of the
race being seen. Socket of this city defeated Dob Johnsoil, of Vancouver, D.
C, by about four lengths. The men
rowed for a purse of $1,000. Dotting,
boforo tho race began, was 2 to 1 in
favor of Hackot. Several thousand
dollars changed hands.
>i��w lie .ViiiitH   -115,000 Damages From
tho Foresters.
Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 30.--Hugo
Helden has brought suit against the
grand COUt't of Washington, Ancient
Order of Foresters, I'or $15,000 damages
for injuries alleged to have been received while being initiated into tho
order. Helden claims that ho was
compelled to rido an electric goat, resulting in injuries to lus spine from
which his physicians say he will never
Chnnge  iimi.    ill  Iii'.   Survoyod   l.i'Ute   uf
tho NcImihi ���'.- ltodlln^lon Ity.
The surveying party for the Nelson
& Dedlingtou toad is pushing its work
toward completion us rapidly as possible. Several changes are being made
from the original survey which will re-
quiro ubout ID days work.
A Northern I'acllic surveying party
is reportod to have passed Runner's
Ferry a fow days ago going to- a point
20 miles nearer tho boundary lino.
They expect to be joined by another
party. Thoir direct object is not
known, but it' 1s rumored that tho
Northern Paoifrc people are seeking a
route into the Kootenay country.
In reference to the &��ove theSpokes-
man-Kovii.'w says; "That tho Northern
would seek to obtain au entrance to
tho Kootenay country would not be
strange, if the Northern Pacific and
Great Northern were wholly and entirely distinct, but there is a unity of
interest between the two roads that
has become apparent  more  than on?e
and wouid indicate that it is not the
policy of either company to parallel
the tracks of the other on feeders. It
is well known that the Great Northern gents.
Mr. Petera in U-e Slocan.
After returning from the Crow's
Nest Pass, Mr. Peters-proceeded to
Saudo:i'in company wilh .las. Osborne,
of tho C. P. R., who is Mr. Shaugh-
nessy's assistant. Ho reports that ihc
mines are looking well, and that the
business conditions of the g: oat stiver
camp are Improving in ,i tfiosi satisfactory way.
The party paid a visit to several
mines, and Mr. Peters report- that the
Last Chanoe, on whloh a tramway is
being constructed, is showing UpWelli
the Noblo live is bivintr .systematically
developed with encouraging results;
while tho Slocan Star never looked
As regards shippi or it may be stated
that hitherto all Slocan ores destined
for eastern s.melters have lieen sent, by
way of Revolstoke. Now that the
Crow's Nest Pass road is available
they will pass through Kaslo instead,1
and a consider able ii lcrease in the local
staff of the C. 1 \ H. will be needed, in
order to handlt i the largo amount of
freight from tb_is sou rce.
by shorter tunnels.    Tbe report
direotors was appt o i ��� te I.
The following ot ��� were olected
(or the coming year: President, James
Dunsmuir,o. Victoria, BtC.; vfce-pres.,
J. D. Porter, of Spokane; direi ors, J.
O. McGulgan of Spokane, i Pooley
and B. J. Perry of yictoria; secretary,
F. .1. Holman, i f Spokane.
The past twelve months havi witnessed a marked change in the a fairs
of the Noble Five company. \ large
shareholder remark**!?! after tb meeting: "A year ago the mine a i to
havo come to a standstill, but now,
thanks to rapid development , i:.h
compressor drills, the mine snows
every promise of becoming one of the
great tflver and lead producers of the
country. The management has worked
quietly and effectively, making no loud
blow, and not even taking tbe public
into confidence, but realizing the extent of the property the managers have
taken the best expert and engineering
advice, arid acting upon it, ave putting
into execution a system of developmei t
at once economical and comprehensive."
Ore 9hlpm. ntfls
During the month of September the
ore shipments from Sandon were:
Payne 1,710 tons. Ruth '' I, Slopan Star
420, Last CHuiici* 240, Sovereign -10.
Treasure Vaull 10, Miller 20, Wonderful o. From the Alamo concentrator!
Alamo 210 tons, Idaho 120, t'umbcr-
land 20.
Mozlt-uu   l'1-osips'rity.
If a favorable balance of trade is a
criterion, Mexico ��� silver standard
Mexico, the country so often held up
by gold standard supporters as a BlQ -:
horrible example of the uso of silver
money���is the most prosperous country
on earth.
"Mexico." writes Wm. 17 Curtis.
Washington correspondent of tl iC
eago Record, "touched the top notch "I
her foreign trade last year, the t:*'a!
reaching a value of 1172,256,241, an increase of 119,025,662. The exports
fnun Mexico to t.ll nations amounted
to sl2S..'"2,14!', an increase or $17,(88,-
3iV> over the previous year. Thc imports for the fiscal yoar ended .lune 30,
1808, were 143,603,482, an increase of
This gave Mexico a favorable balance
of traue of $87,.",00,257. Its population
12,o70,196. The balance of trade therefore amounted to nearly $7 for overy
man, woman and child in the republic
It is seon that while exjioris Increasd,
imports also showed an increase for
the same period of only $1,399,397. The
silver standard, as has lieen so often
pointed out by public men and writers
of tbat country, acts as a wholesome
protective influence.
F. W. Pettit, editor of The N*-.jas has
been in NelsoD since Tuesday, as a witness at the coun ty comrt. No consideration Is seemingly shown to outsiders
by the court so', that great Inconvenience and expen,se is   put upon   liti-
Rev. Father Ferland wishes to inform his parishoners that he cannot
hold service in Kaslo tomorrow, on account of tho bishop being in Nelson
laying the corner stone of the new
church there. TACOMA   WOOLEN MILL   FIRE.
Maul Valued ut One Hundred Tlion-
hiiiisI   IliilllliH   In  u  Total   l.u����.
It Ik Alleged 'I'liul Uie i:iiip<Tor Killed liiiiiK.'ii' Afier Giving Control
of tho Government to the Old Empress���It Menjis Harder nud s��*rl-
oue Trouble.
London, Oct 3.���A special dispatch
from Shanghai says:
Telegrams furnished by a tao tad, or
lncul gpvernor, to Chinese papers here allege that the emperor of Ohina committed
suicide September 21, after signing the
decree which placed tne dowager empress
at Uie head of affairs in China.
This, it is added, is understood tn mean
that the emperor was assassinated.   AU
English-speaking secretaries and the prin- ]
oipal members of tlie Chinese toreign of
flee, it is furt'icr announced, li-ave been |
'llic British foreign office today received
a dispatch from her majesty's minister at
Pekin Baying that Mr. Mortimer, a member of the Hritish legation, on returnlm*
home yesterday with a lady, wus insulted
end attacked by a mob which stoned liim
and covered him with mud. Later in the
day, Uie dispatch adds, some American
missionaries were similarity attacked us
was Uho Chinese secretary of the United
States legation. Tlie hitter's libs were
"Sir Claude McDonald, Hritish minister
at Pekin, reports, there is dangerous teei*
ing abroad.
A later dispatch from Shanghai says
it was senii-olliciiilly announced there that
ihe emperor of China committed suicide
September 21.
IliiiiiiTi.r'.     \,l s. Issoi-h   Kxeculed.
Washington,   Oct.   3.���Minister  Conger
cabled the following to the state department]
l'enang, Oct 1.���Six alleged conspirators were executed by order of the empress yesterday. Kiuig, the leading reformer, an adviser of tlie emperor, SMBped
in a Hritish vessel Order and quiet prevail here. Trouble is feared at interior
Tacoma, Oct. 3.���The Tacoma Woolen
Mill Company's plant burned yesterday
morning and is almost a total loss. The
value of the plant and the stock is placed
art $55,000 and is covered by 124,000 insurance. Tlie plant will probably be rebuilt. The lire originated in the pickling
room and is attributed to overheating of
a machine or a spark from a nail in tin-
wool. The mill had received a large supply of wool the day before and ibis was
destroyed, with a clothing shipment of
_00 bolls to New York which was being
packed. The mill was one of the largest
on the coast and was being transformed
from a blanket mill for the manufacture
of cheviots and had established a liirfce
eastern trade. The property bad passed
out of the hands of the original company
and is held by a number of its bondholders.
Handreda of PantiUes Are Etomelo.i
.wni loorea Are Thought t�� Have
Perished  in Ui��* lIurnlUB I'oresls-
itnin Have Relief,.
Wheat    Quotations,    Wool    insures,
and  tbe  Price  ot  Produce.
Following are tlie locaJ quotations.
"Wholesale prices are given unless otherwise quoted:
Wheat at the warehouse���Country
points: Club, bulk 44c, tacked 45c; blue-
stem, bulk 47c, sacked 4tie,    At Spokane:
club, bulk   4tic, socked 47c;    bluestem,
bulk 48c, sacked 40c.
Oats���At S|Hikane f. o. b., $10 a ton.
Barley���Country points, 1. o. b., 70@
75c per cwt.
Kye���Country points, f. o. b., 70c per
Flour, per barrel���Gold lh-op, $3.75;
Big Loaf, $4.15; Banner, $3.50; l'i.iliMliT,
$4; Superb, $3,75j Spokane, $3.60; **.\an
Patent, *t*4.1.*i; Snowtlake, $3.73; White
lily, $3.50; whole wheat, $4; rye, $4.25;
graham, $3.60.
Feed���lirun ami -hoiis, $11 per ton;
shorts, $12; bran, $1W| rolled barley, $20;
chicken feed, $15(fl,20.
Hay���Timothy, $8 per ton; baled urn-
othy, $10; wheat hay, $7.5O@8.50; oat
hay, $7.50;  alfalfa, $10.
Corn���Whole, $23;  cracked. $Z4.
Wool���Fine mSuium, o(g>7c per lb; medium, Static per lb.
Produce���Kaiu-y creamery butter, 40
and 00-lb tube, 28c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-
lb tubs, B8o per lb; prints, 25c per Ib;
country butter, in rolls, 13c per lb; cooking butter, 10c lb; eastern creamery,
prints, 25c; cheese, twin, full cream, 121c
lb; cheese, twin, skim milk. H_(n'10e lb;
ranch eggs, $5.60(3 ti; selected eggs, *u.25;
honey, white comb, 13c per lb; fancy, 14c
per lb.
Vegetables ��� Potatoes, 75(��*90c evrt;
cabbage, $1.75 per ewt; turnips, $i.25 per
cwt; cucumbers, 75c per box; onions,
$1.50 per cwt; beans, l_fS>lj|c per lb;
carrots, $1.25 per cwt; beets, $1.25 per
Poultry���Chickens, live weight, lOfffllle
lb; dressed, 12(?i 13c; spring broilers, $3@
3.50; turkeys, live ll@12e, dressed 12(a)
1.3c; spring ducks, dressed $4<p 4.,'iti doz;
gccBe, live 10@llc, dressed 12(n)12Jc.
Meats���Hccf cows, live $2.50(S)2.75,
dressed $5(ffi5.50 cwt; Bteers, live $2.75@3,
dressed $6.60@6) hogs, live $4.5U(nl4.75,
dressed $0(3)0.50; mutton, live 4@4.c,
dressed 7_(B8e lb; dressed veal, 7@8o
lb; lamb, 12.c wholesale.
Portland, Or., Oct. 3.���Wheat���Weak
and lower; receipts, heavy, Walla Walla,
57@58c; valley and bluestem, (10@01c.
TWxwna, Oct 3.���Wheats-dub, 59c;
bluestem, tile.
San Francisco, Oct. 3.���Bar # silver,
Mexican dollars, 471@47Je.
Lead, $3.82 1-2.
Three Hundred Pounds or Wrath.
Nashville, Teun., Oct. 3.���Postmaster
Willis has received a letter from General
Shafter dated Camp WikotV, September
26, in which he says of newspaper attacks
upon him:
"The attacks of the yellow press upon
me and others of the army administration  ^
������       ,. , i to escape when then
are simply  outrageous.     Ihe articles arc
filled With untruths, beginning  with the
���Milwaukee, Oct. 3.���Tlie pecuniary
damage wrought by the forest tires in tlie
northwestern part of the state can not be
estimated at present lt may amount to
anywhere between one and live million
dollars. Many days will elupse before the
extent of the ruin of the liery element
will be known. A general rain fell
throughout the state Saturday night. This
will undoubtedly put an end to the devastation.
Clarke, Chippewa and Barron counties
appear to have suffered the greatest destruction. Over 100 people are reported
missing in the vicinity of Bice Lake. Sixty families are homeless near Cumberland, seventy-live families at Turtle
Lake and many farmers have lost all
their property and kad a narrow escape
themselves, lt i-. also believed many pet-
sons were bumt-il to death in their efforts at lighting the flames, being unable.
efforts failed.
Many narrow escapes arc reported.   A
The   IVnimj lvimlll   Senator   i liiiitisl
With  Misuse  of  State  Panda;
, party of loggers in charge of August Ma
one that 1 was responsible for the equip-]1
ment of the army with Springfield rifles,
which you and every other sensible mail
knows is a lie. The behavior of some of
the yellow Journalists was so outrageous
before we even got into Cuba that I had
to pi.it my hand on them and after we
got into Cuba it was still worse. Their
letters are thc result of personal spite.
If f had come back with a defeated army
there might have been some excuse for
their talk, but, having landed one of the
most successful campaigns of modern military history, it is simply an outrage.
"I nm very fond of Evans (pension commissioner) and am very glad you are defending htm. Some of the G. A. K. are
simply unbearable and seem to think if
they cannot have the treasury tinned
over to them that they are being defrauded.   Very truly yours,
The Cowardly Murderer.
London, Oct. 3,���The extraordinary lax
treatment of the anarchist assassin of the
Empress of Austria, the Italian, Lucheni,
in the prison of St. Antoine, Geneva, is
causing much remark. Today he is allowed wine, cigars, letters and newspapers,
spends money and gives newspaper interviews. In fait he is treated like the lion
of thc prison. When examined before
the magistrate he made a parade of jests
and frivolous answers.
The trial lias been fixed for the first
week in November, He will be <iui
damned to solitary confinement for life.
Only one man has hitherto undergone the
punishment which has more terrors iliuii
capital punishment. Tlie prisoner is confined iu an underground cell into whicli
no sunshine ever penetrates.   He i* not
allowed n bed but sleeps on the ground
and Is only permitted to take exercise once
a neck  in the prison yard.
son of Chippewa Falls were returning
from the camps to Cedar Lake. They hud
a race for their lives, having a handicap
over the flames ol eight miles, and having
but. one mile to cover to reach a place of
safely. The party made for a lake.
mounted on horses. With the heat and
smoke almost unbearable, the first section
of the loggers and their horses barely
reached the goal in time, dashing into the
lake, where they remained until the
Rames passed over. Four men who were
in the rear are missing and are believed
to have been lost. Many persons sought
refuge In wells.
lieports  from  Cumberland  this  afternoon say the town is in iliingcr. Business
Philadelphia, l'a., Oct. .lA-OIIicial confirmation was given this afternoon to
the rumor that warrants had Ik'cii issued
for the arrest, of United States Senator
Quay and others, charging misuse of
state fuiisls.
District Attorney Graham this afternoon slated that wan-ants hod been issued charging Quay, ids son, Iticlfard K.
Quay, ex-State Treasurer Benjamin ���!.
Heywood and Charles Et, Mi-Kec with
conspiracy with the late John S. Hopkins, formerly cashier of the People's
bank, to make use of the state's funds
in stock speculation. The affidavit upon
which the warrants were sworn out was
made by Detective Myers, who is an at-
tiniie  of   the district  attorney's  olliee.
Hopkins, w-ho is named in the affidavit, committed suicide March last, and
an examination of tlie bank's condition
shows its assets were impaired. The
bank went into liquidation, The state
had half a million dollars in thc institution, but the bank's president, James
McN.ianes, made this good.
The warrants have been placed in thc
hands of Pinkcrton detectives for service.
Senator Quay arrived from Washington today, but refuses lo talk of the impending arrest,
Are the danger signals of i'.ipure blood.
They show that the stream oi life is in bad
Condition, that health is in danger of
wreck. Clear the course hy tukitift Hood's
Sarsaparilla and the blood will be made
pure, complexion fair and healthy, and
life's journey pleasant and successful.
Hood's -��!���_
Is America's Greatest Medicine. 11; mx (or t'>.
Hood's Pills cure indigestion, biliousness.
The average number of horses killed in
Spanish bullfights every year exceeds
5.000. while from 1,000 to 1,_00 bulls are
Forests Are In Flame*.
Denver, Oct. 3.���Thc forest fires which
arc devastating tlie western portion of
thc state are burning with unabated fury,
only subsiding where fuel is exhausted.
A special from Bed Cliff says:
Nothing is heard in Eagle county but
talk of fire from all sections. From reports of new territory in thc grasp of the
demon, when a providential storm comes
and tlie summing up is made, there will
be little timber left to tell the talc. A
Country now sending volumes of fire and
smoke heavenward is Bear Willow and
]>ake Creek, a magnificent stretch of forest. This fire, from its direction, will be
swept on Camp Fulford, which has already been scorched from another direc-
whs suspended and thc citizens were out   tion. Ranchmen on Gore creek ore hav
in force to endeavor to check the flames
Belief parties are now out through the
burned districts south and west of Bice
bake, nie loss of life from the disastrous, forest fires can not now be csU-
ni-atcd, but it will be great. Thc work
of getting to tlie burned districts is slow,
as all the bridges are down.    Over a hon
ing a desperate time saving Uieir homes,
as the Gore range foothills here send a
continuous run of flames for miles. Along
the side hills near Minturn even the
ground is burning. Cattlemen are getting
their cattle into unbnmt districts as rapidly as possible, and even then are compelled to keep a ciosc watch on Uiem and
jdred people are missing. Many dead ] k<*l*P '"<*���'' moving. A regular gale is
i bodies have been found burned "beyond j blowing Uirough the country, whieh
! recognition. Tlie remains of one "man i means Uie fast traveling fire will lie driven
, bv  the nnnie of Nelson were found   thi
morning at the bottom of s well, where be
had gone to escape the fire. At another
place a woman and two children were
found iu a well, and nt another place,
where a man had been plowing in a field
his charred remains and the carcasses of
the horses were found. All the cuttle,
horses and other stock in a large district
have been burned to death, The wind
this morning is southeast, and blowing at
a rate of about 40 miles per hour.
Urn III   ul'   n   \i-iis|in|ii-r   Mnn.
New York, Oct. 3, ��� A. W. Lyman,
one of the best known newspaper wliters
in Uie country, and for seven years editor and  proprietor of bhe Helena, Mont.,
. ,   ,      I independent, died at his home in Brook. I horses ha\
tch  from   ,       ', .
lyn Hus morning. 	
l.ytuaii  wus born  near Cincinnati    in i   tle/vt Asalstant ieoretnrr
Washington, Oct.    3,
Much has been said of late in regard to
the wholesomeneas of apples, and a Paris
specialist says that women who want to
have clear complexions ought to eat three
or four apples a day. They act on the
The area of Puerto Rico is. approximately, 4,000 square miles. It claims but
160 miles of fairly respectable highway.
Mnroona   HoMllle.
New  York, Oct.  3.���A dispu
Port Antonio says:
The maroons are assuming a more hos-j ls4;4 ,,��� ���l|h ..M1. ,....,, ���, ���,,. ,���,,,,���
tile demeanor. Five hundred of thcin j wovk llml fo. ,*��� V(.als ffM ,.1M|,i���Vl.li ���,,
have locate,! in n town near this city and the New York Suii, having charge of the
say they will hold it. The police of nil j Washington bureau from 1HS4 to 18S9,
the adjacent towns have been sent here I when he went to Helena, lie was in the
to strengthen the force of officials, as seri- service of the Associated Press during
ous trouble in feared. The uprising ill the entire period of the war with Spain,
spreading widely. i having been on the dispatch boat Wanda
  j until  the  landing of  Ihe  United   States
I'tniperor Surely  Dead, j troops in eastern Cuba, when he was sta-
London, Oct. 3.���A special dispatch monad at Siboney and took charge of
from  Shanghai says: ' the  work  of the Associated  Press,  with
Thc announcement of the death of the ��� he troops in front of Santiago, After
emeperor is confirmed,   The reports as toItlie surrender of Santiago, when he rs*
the means employed in his taking ofl* dif- I turned     north,     be      developed     dropsy
fer.    One  story  hns  it  that  he  diiil  of'
poison, and another that death was caused !
by strangulation, while a ihird states
forward a hurricane of flames
The deserted villuge of Gold Park was
reduced to ashes yesterday, dwellings,
bains and storehouses and the stamp mill
of the Gold Park M. & M. Co. being licked
tip in a few hours. This town is three
miles from the mouth of the Holy Cross.
The miners of that district fought nobly
to save the place. The Holy Cross is
closed down and the miners are entirely
exhausted from their night and day battle with tlie flames.
Many narrow escapes are reported from
different parts of the country. Strong
men have succumbed to the smoke ami
heat and must be carried oil' by their
comrades. As yet no loss of life has occurred, but many head oi cattle and
been burned.
There le more Catarrh ln this section of the
country than all other diseases put together,
and until the last few yeara was supposed to
be Incurable. For a great many years doctor*
pronounced It a local disease, and prescribed
iocal remedies, and by constantly falling* to
cure with local treatment, pronounced lt Incurable. Science has proven catarrh to be a constitutional disease, and therefore requires con-
stltutlonal treatment. Hall'a Catarrh Cure,
manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Ca, Toledo.
Ohio, Ib the only constitutional cure on the-
in.uk,-'. It Is taken Internally In doses from
10 drops to a teaspoonful. It acts directly ota
the blood and mucous surfaces of the syatem.
They offer one hundred dollar* for any caa��
lt falls to cure. Send for circulars and testimonials.     Address,
F. J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo. O.
Sold   by   Druggists,   75a
Hall's Family Pills are the beat.
A home for barkeepers is to be established at Waukesha, Wis.
PITS PermaneiiUy Cured. No ntsor nervonnnet
��� lie after first day's use of Dr. Kline's iir.-ju
Niivi itestorer. Bend for KHKK e��llo trial
bottle and treatise. DR. B. IL K.'_tN hi, Ltd., Kit
Arch street, Philadelphia. IV
Of the public schools in Havana T0.;"��
per cent are Catholic, 20.3 per cent Protestant, aud only 2 per cent (i44) mixed.
No household, is complete without a bottle ot
the famous Jesse Moore Whinkey, It is a pure
and wholesome stimulant recommended by all
physicians.   Don't neglect this necessity.
It is stated that much of thc so-called!
vanilla extract is made from coal-tar productions and the tonka bean.
I know that my lite was saved by Pise's
Oure for Consumption.���John A. MiUei,
lu Sable, Michigan, April 21, 1896.
Thc carrier pigeon was in uso by the
state department of thc Ottoman Umpire as early as the fourteenth century.
Try Bo-Huns'��� Beat tea and  baking powdar.
Established 1780.
of State.
The president
has appointed Dr. David ,). Hill of Rochester, N. V., lirst assistant secretary of
state to succeed John B. Moore, resigned. Dr. Mill is president of tlie Rochester
Also, iu tlie navy, Lieutenant Commander John K. Pillsbury to be commander; Pa nod Assistant Engineer Frank
W.   Rtrtlett   to  be  chief  engineer.
('loxliiH Out i'iiiu|i  Wlkuff.
New   Vork.  Oct..   3.���The   Second   cavalry, numbering .*iHH men, left Camp U'i-
koll' today for lluulsville, Ala. There arc
trouble, which ended in death,    The body j now at camp only two cavalry regiments,
will be taken to Cleveland for Interment. | the sixth and the Tenth,   lieneral Mo*
Clerunud is in charge to see to Uie clos-
that he wns subjected lo frightful torture,
u rcilh,>t iron being thrust through his
bow tii.
I'ori-nl   Fires.
Denver, Ool., Oct. fl.���The forest fires
on the west slope of the Rookies continue
to spread and only a heavy ruin can stop
D��reUo1 Hnft In   Tort. | t,,em'    KirM  l,nve alfl0 "Pix***���1  "��  ���������*���
Santa Cruz, Cal., Oct. 3.-Thc derelict I *"*1 R,np,> "f ,'ik('', I>ouk an<1 lw** "*������
raft containing  1,000.000 feet of lumber, ! '"IT "f l""*"'r arc bem�� d<*troyed-
which broke loose from the steamer Pro-      1 he  fire  ��_   W1"!e  riv"r  has  bu���d
gresso on the way from Puget sound wns  0V,;r.i,n "" ��f ��ne humlral w-uave mi,ca
found   by  the  steamer   Whitesboro  and  ** h/^JIT1^^"^ ^ V?-*
ten miles wide.     Thc towns of Kokomo
i ing of the camp.
lowed into this port.
Steamer t'ltj* ot Pekin Turned llnek.
San Francisco, Oct. 3.���As the steamer
City of Pekin was starling for Hong Kong
she met wiUi a mishap which delayed her
departure. When olf Fort Point her machinery became disabled and she wus
towed back to Mission bay.    ���
and Halm's Peak arc reported to be in
danger. (lienwood .Springs is enveloped
in clouds of smoke nnd the situation in
that vicinity is becoming worse.
l'lKliliiii.  In  South Africa.
Ijondon, Oct. 3.���A special dispatch
from Cape Town says:
The German troops have indecisively
engaged the rebels at Asosea. Kleven
soldiers were killed. Reinforcements have
been asked for.
A proposal has been made by a French
chemist to obtain easily assimilable iron
tonics from vegetables by feeding the
plants judiciously with iron fertilizers.
Small Steamer Wrecked.
Seattle, Oct. 3.���Thc steamer Discovery
arrived from southeastern Alaska. She
reports a small steamer, Lady of the Lake,
running between Juneau and Skagway as
wrecked near Home's Mission during a
recent storm. The Lady of the Lake is
an 8-ton vessel and was towing two barges
when she was blown on the rocks by thc
wind.   The crew were saved.
General Arelas, military governor of
Havana, protested against the raising of
the stars and stripes over the American
commissioners' headquarters, but waa
overruled by Blanco.
Itlotera  HcwtlnK. *
Cincinnati, Out. 3.���A Washington,
Ind., special stales that tliere wns no renewal last night of thc lntior riots and
the reported loss of life is not confirmed.
'The houses of the negroes are badly
wrecked and it is expected another raid
on the non-union men will tirctir tonight.
Snowatorm at Salt Lake.
Salt Lake, Utah, Oct. 3.���The first
snowstorm of the season began Saturday
morning. Several inches have fallen and
the storm sontinues.
Indiana for Mexico.
Fort Gibson, I. T., Oct. 3.���Richard
Adams, general manager for the Delaware
Indians, says the tribe has purchased 550,-
000 acres of land in Sonora, Mexico, and
will emigrate there as soon as possible.
The dryest of all fishes is, perhaps,
the river eel, yet, according to analysis by a German chemist, 60 per cent of its
substance is water. Salmon comes next,
with 61.4 per cent. Lobsters jmd oysters
are four-fifths water.
Irish fisheries show a slight improvement tiis year.
celebrated for more *3*
than a century as a ^
delicious, nrtritious, "d*
and flesh-forming 5��
beverage, has our <-_���
well-known 2
Yellow Label     *3*
u    , , 2
on the front of every ry
package,   and    our ^
trade-mark,"La Belle ,gi
Chocolatiere,"on the "Q|
back. 5��
| WALTER BAKER & CO. LttJ., ��
Dorchester, Mom. ^
Moved from Hyde block to third floor "Tlie
Peyton," (formerly Great Eautern block), ovst
Graham's book more. Glumes ground to lit the
eyes   perfectly.     No   chnrtie   for   a   thorough.
r,i, initi,' examination.
Gives* training that qualities the student
for a   practical business lite, as bookkeeper,
stenographer, teacher, or general accountant
H. 0. BLAIK, A. It., Prln.
Cor  1st ami Post. SPOKANB, WASH.
l7tM) I'.ik �� for sinl-iitucta
tllHtliiirH" ��, in lliuii unit iniM,
Irrttfttii-iin   or  ulcerMlutis
of  in u o n u ��   ni-'iD.-riwHt*.
���'iiml'M*, mui nut Mtriu-
CAlCo  ��**"* or ('������"������"i.'UH.
Mold by DrunliU,
or wuit tn plain wrapper,
by  RiprsM,   pf-opald,  tor
���l.m. nr 3 buttlM, I2.7.V
Circular wni on redueaW
... MA1TOFA0TT7BSD   BT ...
Bfoora'a Revested Itamadywllldolt. Three
donee will make you leel better.   Get lt Irom
your druKKistor any wholesale drug houn, or
bom Stewart & Holmea Drug Do.. Seattle.
H. I. V.
No. 41, ���OS. HOME   AND   FOREIGN   ITEMS.
Tlio Occurrences of the Time Krom
Fnr nml Neur���Odd* und I'.iuts of
t.enerul Interest���CnsnillltU'ii nnd
Crimea���Hotftsi   of   Bnalnem   illat-
istss  and  K vo n In Of  Ini. ri-sl.
Hundreds of lives  have been  lost  in
China by the overflow of the Yellow river.
General Gomez lias ordered all Cuban
officers to obey American commanders.
The presence of a British man-of-war
prevented Germany from raising her Hag
at Apia, Samoa.
Tlie Portuguese authorities have been
warned of nn anarchist plot to assassinate King Carlos.
The international conference proposed
by Italy to discuss measures for the suppression of anarchism will be held in
The Spanish peace commission has been
instructed to maintain Spain's indisputable sovereignty over the Philippine islands.
John Donahue, a Sun Francisco cable
gripman, found $01,000 belonging to
Oeorge Mulligan, a returned Klondiker.
He  was given $20.
General Lee may not bo given the command of our army of occupation in Cuba,
lieneral Wade of the regular army is likely to get the place.
Mrs. Berry of New York finding a burglar ransacking ber house, choked liim into
submission and inarched him lo the police
Hogs are dying of cholera hy hundreds
near Valparaiso, Ind. It is estimated
thnt tanners of that section ill lose from
$15,000 to $20,000.
General Miles is of the opinion that it
would not be safe to send the a nny of
occupation to Cuba before the middle of
November or the first of December.
It is said in Washington that General
���Wheeler will organize and equip the cavalry division lor Cuba, but that he will
not accompany the expedition.
General ltlniico has issued nu order nu-
thorizing the soldiers of the Cuban army
to travel una lined on railway trains in the
provinces of Pinar del Rio and Havana.
The failure of ninny prospectors to reach
D.iwson City, Klondike, gives rise to the
belief that they hnve perished in the Hunting mnrshes between the Nelson and Peuie
Jesse VYilki'i-son, son of a Sodnlin, Mn.,
policeman, fell and broke both legs the
other day. tt as the lHth time his left
limb has lieon broken during his short
life. '.The rig*ht leg in- been broken four
fimes. Tlie right leg 1ms been broken
four linu'S, the liones of the '10-year-old
boy being so brittle that the least shock
fractures them. *
Commissioner Scott does not believe
iliat the war tax will be repealed hy the
next OOngreM, as the proceeds will be
needed for some lime to come to meet the
wnr expenses of the government.
The Rough Riders' horses were sold in
Xew York lust week. The best one of
ihe lot w.i* bought by a fanner for $40.
The sale reidized $.'10,000 less than the
horses cost the government.
Last week, in Knnsas City, L. A.
Moore, a clock repairer for the Western
Union Telegraph Company, was instantly killed by a full of three feet. He was
standing on a short ladder winding a
<iock, when he fell backward to tlie floor,
breaking his neck.
. The public schools at Muscogee, I. T.,
opened Inst, week, and for the first time
in the history of thc Indian Territory
Vhite children residing there had an opportunity to attend, public school advantages having heretofore been exclusively confined to Indian children.
A Cyntliinim, Ky., man went home to
slipper the other night and found his
wife standing on her head wedged in between tin* bed and tlie wall in such a
way that she could not move. Tlie poor
woman was nearly dead, and without any
coaxing promised her husband after she
was restored that she would never again
try "summersets" lo reduce her fatness.
She paid a New York firm $2 for a re*
vis'tft for oliesity. At lust re|iorts she was
as fut us ever.
'llic Nebraska corn crop is estimated nt
I.',o.nihi,iiim bushels, worth ��3?,MH),0tMI.
This year's iniitmc in Oregon from
grain, hops and wool is estimated at $14,-
lltipt. llrooks was murdered on his
yacht Chispa, otr San Francisco, by two
Iowa towns along the Mississippi river
report the water lower than at any time
since 1801.
The American Hug will be raised ovir
San Juan, Puerto Ttieo, with elaborate
Richard Malcolm Davis, Uie southern
novelist and educator, died in lialti-
inorc, aged 70 years.
The agitation in Juninica for annexation to tlie United States has almost
provoked open violence.
Sir Arthur Curtis, nn English baron,
is reported to have been murdered by n-
dians in thu Klondike.
An old Georgia law, requiring negroes
to sit on the three rear seats in Btreet
cars, is being enforced.
Over 10,000 men marched in a big parade in Brooklyn last Sunday as a public protest against blasphemy.
A congress of mothers, under the au
spices of the national organization, will
be held ait Oiinihn.
Andrew  Adams, formerly a newspaper
reporter at Providence, R. I., is to marry
Princess Kniulam of Hawaii,
All the coast lights of Puerto Rico, except the one at Sun .luan, destroyed by
the bombardment have been relighted.
Nearly all of the wrecks   in Manila
harbor have been blown up by dynamite
mid removed by Older of Admiral Dewey.
General Joe Wheeler will command the
mounted division in the Knights Templar
parade nt Pittsburg, Pa., October 11..
Dairy products sold in Kansas Inst
yenr Mote valued at $0,000,000, an increase of over 15 per cent over the pie-
coding yenr.
It is announced in Madrid that 10,000
Spaniards in Puerto Rico hnve refused to
live   in  the   islnnd   under  the   American
Mrs. ,Tulia F. Trout has sued Mrs. Barbara Frieh for $10,000 art Bullalo, Ni Y.,
for saying she used pads to till out her
Uncle Sum is establishing coaling facilities for the navy nlong the Atlnntic
coast from Ettstport, Me., to Port Royal,
S. 0.
Unless Spain requests that "Minister
Woodford be returned to Madrid a new-
man will be appointed after the conclusion of peace.
To avoid going to jnil as a chicken
thief, James Hall, colored, has consented
to lie chained nnd saw wood for three
days at Melrose Park, 111.
Thc yellow fever detention camp at
Jackson, Miss., contains 30 people who
were exposed to the fever contagion from
one  white  woman.
Two ten plates, Bach 200 years old,
were sold last Suturtlny for $l_..*i0 and
$u respectively, nt the old Satteerthau
mansion,  Kallingston, Bucks county, Pn.
The supposed remains of Martin Jan-
Ben, n Wisconsin saldier, who died at
Peiisncoin, Fla., were found u|*on arrivnl
at Green Bay to he those of another man.
The  visitations of  the  supposed  ghost
of Peter ciiiistiano, who was murdered
in Orange. N. J., sonic time ago, are terrifying the Italian community of that
John Herman, in the Montgomery
county. Pa., jail, awaiting trial for arson, confessed to setting lire to IS buildings in l'ottsiown from April, 1807, to
! August, ]St)8.
The absence in Kurope of three European ambassadors to the United States
has given rise to a story QOnneeting
them   with   the   American -Spunish   pence
negotiations at Paris.
General John li. Cullis. a veteran ofthe
civil war, died at Lancaster, Wis., last
Bunday. He wns the author of tlie orig-
i n.i I resolution of congress against the
celebrated Klu-Klux Klan.
I'lii-.-s-   ..ililltloiinl   ReH'InientH   Order,
eel   lo Ihe IhIiiihI.
Washington, Oct. ;).���The wnr depart*
incut hns decided, to send more troops to
Puerto Rico.    Orders have been issued.
directing the Fifth regiment of cnvnlry,
now at lluntsvilli', Ala., the Sixth L'uit-
ed Suites volunteer infantry, now at
('liickiiiunugn, and the Forty-eighth N|��'
York, now ut Fort .Admins, lo proceedAO
such points In Puerto Hico us mny he
desired by the cominnndiiig general in
that island. All troops at Camp Monde
will soon be ordered to points in the
soutli. Some of them may go to Cuba,
but the majority will, for the present,
occupy the new camps recently selected
in tieorgin  mid  South Carolina.
It is expected the troops sent, to garrison Culm will not remain long, and when
they have seen service for a few months
will return to this country. The same is
probably true ns to Puerto Rico.
It is also intimated tbat when thc
troopa return the volunteers will be given
00 dnvs' furlough nnd mustered out. By
that time congress will hnve had opportunity to determine what shall be done
iii regard to garrisoning the new possessions.
This determination is no doubt due
io the pressure brought by members of
congress for the mustering out of volunteers from their stales and districts.
I'llipliio   llt-leHiiien  (liven   ii   Conference  In   Private.
Washington, Oct. 3.���Agoncillo and Lope/., the representatives of Agimildo, the
Philippine insurgent leader, called at the
White house Saturday in company with
General Uri-ene and had private conference with thc president.
General E. V. Greene, who enmc from
tlie Philippines with them, was present
throughout thc interview. While the Filipinos refused to discuss the interview,
claiming it to have been to "pay their
respects," it is presumed they infonnally
talked over their mission, if possible, if
not then to be heard by tlie commission
as to the attitude and wishes of the insurgents.   No documents were presented.
Chaplain of the Baltimore.
Logan-port, Ind.,* Oct. 3.���Word was
received here that Rev. Thaddeus S. Freeman, chaplain of the Baltimore, now stationed at Manila, had died suddenly in
Rev. Freeman was appointed chaplain
in the navy June 4, 1897, and credited to
the state of Indiana. The remains will
be brought to Logansport for interment.
WHEN Rodney Hare came
home from the wnr without
his strong right arin Kuth
Trevor's friends wondered if she would
marry him.
"Of course she will," snid nhe friend
who knew ber best. "Why shouldn't
She? He's the snine Rodney Dure now
that he was when she promised to marry him. Isn't hcV"
"Yes, but there's a difference," was
the reply. "Then be bad another arm
to tight the battle of life with. Now-
well. I suppose it won't make any difference with Ruth, She always was
''Thank God for suoh peculiarity."
said her friend. "She wouldn't lie the
woman I have always lwllcved her to
be If she refused to many him because
lit* had lost an arm. She will take He
place to him. I know Ruth Trevor too
well to believe that the idea has ever
occurred to her that this loss need make
the .lightest difference In their plnns."
And her friend was right. When,
one day, Rodney Dare snid to Ruth: "I
bave come io toll you thai of course I
do uot expect to hold you to your promise to nn*. under existing circumstances, if you care to withdraw it,"
she rose up before him with something
akin to anger lu her face and looked
him squarely in the eyes.
"Have I ever given you any reason to
think 1 cared to withdraw it?" she
"NO," was the reply.   "Hut when ynil
gave ii I was a man.    .Now I am but '
part of one."
"I'll tnke that part of the man that's [
left." she said.    "It's the part lliat the1
Rodney  Hare  I  love lives in.    Never
speak of this to me again," she added.
And he never did. 4
Put he would not talk of mintage
until he had obtained employment of
sonic sort, and for this he began to lit
himself. It was almost like beginning
life over in learning to make one arm
do the work of two, bin he had a brave i
heart and a strong will, and love stood
ready to help him iu the rimer, when be
felt inclined to become discouraged.
One day Until snid to liim:
"I'm going away for a inontib or two.
I've had 11 letter from Auiuf Martha,
who lives iu the prettiest little country
village you ever saw, ami she wants
me to visit her. I shall enjoy a breath
of pure air so much! Only. 1 wish you
were going w 1 till me. Kodney. I shall
think of you back here In the city, and
feel half ashamed of myself for having such a good time that you cannot
"I shall share It in thinking how
much good It is doing you." he said.
"Oue doi*s no,t always have to take part
lu the pleasures of others to be benefited by them. There's a sort of reflex
Influence, you know."
"That sounds quite mnraphysical,"
laughed Ruth, "but I think 1 understand what you mean awl 1 promise to
enjoy myself to the utmost in order
that you may feel ibis 'reflex Influents'
to the fullest extern."
Before Ruth had Heen at Aunt Martini's two days she found that she had
been Invited there for a purpose.
'"Your cousin Ilngli is coming next
week," said A11 nil Martha. "I wanted
you to moot him. 1 know you'll like
hlm���at least, I hope you will, nnd the
better you like him the better suited
I'll be."
Ruth looked at her questlonlngly.
"You wonder what sort of a plan I
have In iny head. 1 suppose," said her
aunt. "I'm not, going to say anything
more about It now. but Hugh knows."
"I Infer that It iss some sort of matrimonial plan," said Unrh. "If lt Is, put
lt aside at once! 1 may like iny coiiinln
very much���I hope 1 shall���but I could
not marry him."
"Why?" asked Aunt Martha.
"Because I am to marry Rodney
Dare," answered Ruth.
"And who Is Rodney Dare?" demanded Aunt Martha.
Then Ruith told her about her lover.
"A man with one arm, too!" cried
Aunt Martha, "ami a poor man, too!
You're foolish, Ruth."
"Perhaps ao," said Ruth, quietly, but
wltb a brave steadfastness ln her
voice. "But, fooliB.h or not, I love him.
I have promised 10 marry him and I
shall keep my word."
"You've got the stubbornness of the
Trevors In you, I see," said Aunt Martha, grimly. "But this���this obstinacy
of youre may make a great difference
with your future prospects, as well as
my plans. I have considerable property that must go to the children of my
two brothers. You represent one of
them, Hugih the other. I wanted you to
marry each other and keep the property together. If you persist In your
determination to marry this Rodney
Dare, Hugh may get it all."
"Let him have W," said Ruth. ".Ul
the wealth In the world wouldn't Influence me tn the least In this matter."
"You're a Trevor, all through," said
Aunt Martha, angry, yet admiring the
spirit of her niece ln 'epdte of herself.
"Well, since you've made up your mind,
we'll let the matter drop; but If you are
not mentioned in my will you needn't
be surprised."
"I haven't asked to lie remembered
in it." said Ruth. "I don't want you to
think for a moment, Auut Martha, that
I cure for your money. 1 assure you, 1
have never given it a thought."
"Perhaps uot," responded Auut Martin^ "but money comes handy sometimes, and one wants to think twice before throwing away such a chance as
"I could not change my mind if I
were 10 think a thousand times." said
Ruth. "1 am just old-fashioned enough
to believe that there are other things
more necessary to one's happiness thun
"Very well, you'll do ns you choose
about it, of course," said Aunt Martini,
frigidly. "But I think my opinion worm
considering, notwithstanding."
Cousin Hugh came. Ruth liked him.
but be wasn't Rodney Dare! Millions of
money wouldn't have templed her to
marry him If she had had no lover.
"1 suppose you haven't changed your
mind about matters and things?" said
Aunt Martha, one day, the week before
Ruth weini home.
"Not In the least," replied Ruth.
"You're a foolish girl," said Aunt
"Maybe, but I think not." responded
When she got home she told Rodney
all about Aunt  Martha's plans.
"Do yon think I was' foolish?" she
asked, smiling into his face.
"I thiuk you're a noble, true-hearted
Uttle woman," he answered, and kissiil
���her. "I hope you'll never regret giving
up your share of your aunt's fortune
for a man with but oue arm to protect
you with. I feel unworlJiy of such a
"There was no sacrifice about It,"
said Ittiili. "I didn't care for the fortune and I do care for you."
Six months later a telegram en.ine
Snylng thai Aunt Martha was dead.
Would Uuih come to the funeral?
Ruth went, and after the funeral she
ami cousin Hugh sat down in tlie Old-
fashioned parlor together, with Aunt
Manila's old lawyer and one or two of
Rodney took the large document from
Ruth's lap and unfolded it and glanced
over ihe bulf-writteu, half-printed
"It means." he said, "that you're a
wealthy little woman in spite of yourself, Ruth. Your Aunt Martha bad
half her property deeded to you before she (lieu. That which she spoke
of in her will was the other half of it,
whicli had not been deeded away, and
yon, of course, supposed that represented all. She leaves you her old
home, aud oilier property in its vicinity, to the vnlue of a Rood ninny thousands of dollars, I should say."
"It can't be!" cried Ruth, excitedly.
"And(yet it inusl lie so. Read her letter, Rodney���rend It aloud, und maybe
it'll seem clearer to me."
Rodney read:
"My Dear Niece Ruth: I do not think
1 hnve very long to lige, therefore I
shall so arrange matters now thnt
there need be little trouble in disposing
of. what I leave behind, when I am
dead. When you told me you could not
fall in with my plan about a marriage
with Hugh I was indignant. If I had
died then, you would have got little
from me if 1 could have hnd my way
about It. But by-nnd-by I began to
think it over and 1 came to believe that
you were right and 1 was wrong. I
calculated from the head, you from the
henrt, and the heart Is to be trusted
most in such matters, I think. 1 admire
you I'or your honesty to your womanhood, and your loyally to your one-
armed lover. You did just right, my
dear niece���just right!���and to prove
to you that I bear you no ill-will for
not falling in with an old woman's
foolish plnns. I shall have half my
property deeded to you at once, so that,
nt any time after my death, wliich I
have reason to believe may happen at
any time, innl suddenly, all there will
be for you will be to take possession.
Hod ltless you. dear Ruth, and make
you very happy with the mnn you
have chosen.    He ought to lie proud of
so loyal-hearted a wife as you will
make him. Sometimes think kindly of
the woman who never got much happiness out of life, and mny this legacy
bring you more enjoyment than it has
ever brought   mc."
"Hear Aunt Martha!" said Ruth, softly, with tears rolling swiftly down her
cheeks. "I wish she could know how
much I thank her for her legacy���and
her letter. Ho you know. Rodney, I'm
not sure 1 int I vnlue that most?"
I'or answer he bent and kissed hor.
her Intimate friends, to listen to the
rending of her wlll.
In it she bequeathed to Hugh Trevor
"nil property now In her possession, to
whicli she had just title and claim."
with t'he exception of the old family
Bible.   That woiut to Ruth.
"I hnve brought my legncy home
with me,'' she told her mother, on her
return, as she deposited a package
wrapped In thick brown paper, nnd securely tied up, on the parlor table. On
the wrapper was written: "Ruth Trevor, to be given her, unopened, after
my death," In Aunt Martha's prim
"You don't mean to say that you
we're left nothing but that?'' cried Mrs.
"It's ss ranch as I expected," answered Ruth.
That evening Rodney Dare came In.
Suddenly Ruth bethought her of the
package, which had not been opened.
"I must show you my legacy," she
said, bringing the package. "Cut the
strings, Rodney, please."
He did so and Ruth took the old worn
Bible from Its wrappings. As she did
ao, some papers slipped from between
Its pages and fell to tbe floor. She
stooped and gathered them up. One
was a somewhat bulky document. The
other was an envelope, on which her
name waa written.
"Here's a letter from Aunt Martha,"
she said, and opened it.
Aa she read lt a tender light came
into her face. Then a look of surprise
and bewilderment.
"I���I don't understand," she said,
looking from Rodney to her mother.
"She says something about deeds.
What does she mean by that, 1 wonder r
"Your love sud loyalty are worth a
thousand legacies," he said. And Ruth
threw ber arms about his neck and
cried: "I'm so glad for your sake, Rodney!"���New York Ledger.
Kuskin on the Bicycle.
Raskin's views of the bicycle were
expressed several years ago lu a letter
published, which has recently been
brought to public attention, and contains the following:
"I not only object, but am quite prepared to spend all my best 'bad Ian
gauge, In reprobation of Id-, trl-, and 4 ,
fi-, 0- or "-cycles and every other contrivance and Invention for superseding
human feet on (lod's ground.
"To walk, lo run. to leap and to dance
are the virtues of the human body, and
neither to stride ou stilts, wriggle on
wheels nor dangle on ropes, and nothing In the training of the human mind
with the body will ever supersede the
appointed Ood's way of slow walking
aud hard working."
Lady tin railroad train on windy day)
���"Dear me! I can't get this window
up." Gentleman tbehlnd)���"I would
assist you, madam, but presume the
railroad company has glued the windows down to prevent the loss of patrons by pneumonia."���New York Weekly. 	
"Ah!" joyfully cried tbe young man
who had got employment at painting
the Union Station, "the prophecies of
my family are now being fulfllted. They
often said that I would adorn some
great station before I d led."���Cincinnati
The 6-year-old girl ef to-day will not
be able to remember the Maine twenty-five yeara hence.
taaaaaamamaaaem Tllli HRITISH COLUMBIA Ml
Puhusiied   Every   Saturday   at
Kaslo,  ti. o.
By The News Put). Co.
Subscription, $2 per year.���Advertising rates made known on application.
OCTOBER, 1898.
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li' AXi) DOING.
In view of ihc business activity that
prevails at tlie present time in other
sections of tho Kootenay, it will bo
pertinently asked whether we in Kaslo
are doing enough to bring tlie advantages of the Slocan and Lardo-Duncan
diet riots to the attention of the mining
capitalists and tlio business man generally. It is not enough to be surrounded on all sides with unquestionable manifestations of mineral wealth.
We must, have capital to develop them,
even to tho point where the larger corporations and individuals will begin to
take even a slight interost in them,
and in order to attain this desirable
end no effort should bo spared by all of
us as a community, as well as personally as individuals. There is no denying the fact that the Slocan and Lardo-
Duncan districts are at this moment
overshadowed by the prominence accorded to tho Rossland and Nelson
districts, and particularly the former,
where deals on a tremendous scale are
(roin,:' through and carrying every tiling
before them. As a result of this for-
oii;ii investors particularly arc broughl
to think that the two districts in ques-
. lion arc the only ones worthy of consideration. We must disabuse the
public mind as to this, and to do so we
must bring  .ueh   unmista i   evi
dence tbat will leave on ,. rid uty in
the minds ol those who casuallj glance
iver tbe publications Issued in the interests of mining of this Province. To
iio this wo will bave to be up and doing,
aud like au .;, e e merchant who
is constantly on tbe look out tor an opportunity in push bis business. We
must, among other tilings, while admitting thai tbe Slocan is made up
largely of silv ir-load propositi'.." .. that
it i.i not exclusively so.   Thai we have
the True Blue what promise! to become another Hall mino and in the Le-
viatban, across the lake, another La
Koi.   Kor is tin ���������   anything  wil l  or
tnerloal about these statements, for
\r have only to no back a few years In
ibo history of tbe Rossland camp to
Unci records of statements made by
prominent mineralogies! and mining
uxperls that thero was nothing there,
und claim.-; that were then brushed
aside with a contemptuous sweep, aro
selling liko the proverbial Good Friday
bun at a million dollars or more. So
let tin one say or think tlmt wo bave
uot in' '/' '''-I i inspects right bore us auy
Blimp in the Koolonays, and having
fully realized that fact, to get up and
make it known for it is the collective
energy of many minds that brings
about successful results in all busluess
undertakings of tbe klud we refer to.
The proposition to send a man to
London noxt year as suggested in our
last issue should be taken up and discussed with Sandon. Five hundred
dollars apiece would be the best investment we ever made; provided always
that a good live man be obtained and
one who is familiar with the ways of
���John Bull when he is at homo. We
understand that tho Board of Trade is
bringing out a descriptive pamphlet on
the district. This would be good literature to distribute next year in London, and a special edition might be got
out for that purpose. Everyone interested in the advancement of the city
can help by distributing the literature
among friends and acquaintances.
While a combined effort in this direction will accomplish groat things let it
l.e watered with the firm conviction
that a great future awaits us on the
part of the citizens of Kaslo and residents around, and many unlooked for
but welcome things will, most assuredly, come to pass.
We notice that the Kootenaian can't
find any humor in tlio papers so it has
started a cerebrofactory of its own.
We have much pleasure in giving an
unequivocal "Hoar, hear!" to the
article, on "Enemies of Kaslo" in this
week's issue of the Kootenaian.
Microbes in general are regarded
with well deserved distrust by the public, but if Dr. Herz, a German experimenter, has actually discovered an
anti-toothache microbe, the littlo
stranger will be welcome in many a
The Kaslo News objects to its being
said that tho clergy of that town are
tiding it in its efforts to prove an alabi
on tbo Almighty. It boldly asserts
that the divines havn't helped a bit.
This relieves the ministers of a grave
responsibility.���The Ledge.
We may be a bit dense, but. we can
see. nothing witty in tlio above and we
advise Tho Ledge to stick to its scissors and gumpot and tbe current numbers of Puck, Judge and Detroit Free
there are far below what is to be found
iu the United States, where the working classes are held up as being in,
what is known as "clover!" Sheer
nonsense! It is an open question
whether, surrounded as ho is with a
drudging toil made harder, in too many
cases, with the nervous fear that comes
of thc possibility ol losing his job and
not boing able to find another. It is
also an open question whether the
average American laborer is any better
off than his Mexican confrere, who is
happy with his tortilla and beans, with
an occasional drop of pulque; who Uvns
on manalra [and to whom tho vicissitudes of employment in an American
city aro unknown.
It is to be hoped that a clork of the
court will be appointed here as soon as
the new civic residence is ready. Tbe
inconvenience of having to go to Nelson to attend court, not to mention the
expense, must be obvious to all liti-
ganta. A strong and divided appeal
should be made to the government for
an appropriation afor tho purpose of
paying the expenses incidental to
maintaining a oWrfc of the court on the
premises and that without delay.
The proposal to erect a statue of
e Washington tn England is somewhat startling. But there is this to be
said of It. Washington was an Englishman in berth and sentiment, and
his devotion to the revolution was duo
to tho (aot that he had inherited the
:-7.i it which compelled King John to
n Magna Charta and taught English
kings, through the person of Charles,
that tho sovereigns of England reign
only by tho will of the people.
The Mall and Empire, at the c.looO of
a short editorial on the late plebiscite;
snys: "An Interesting 'feature of the
returns is the attitude of the Province
of   Quebec.     Tlie     campaign     there
n in prohibition bore fruit in the
ballot box. On the whole it _oeuia
probabli tbatover the wholo country
there will be a small prohibition majority. A groat many poople have
Imagined that this would mean tlio enactment of a law. Thin is a mistake.
A majoyity of a million would enact
nothing*. The plebiscite was merely
an order upou the Prohibitionists to
show up or shut up,and werathor think
the government will toll them to shut
"I'-" "	
i I ' ��� if  nonsense   ta  abroad,
.;i'.i; entfj ' .. "7, .,���������; !.; the i;old bug.,
as tn tho financial statu* of tne so-called
silver countrie.i. Take Mexloo aud we
find a foreign trade last year amounting to $i72,i")4ti,L>U while the imports
were only $13,003,257 showing a balance of trade in favor of tho republic
of $128,1)73,0^4. No-.v, what have the
gold people to say about this ? Simply
this that the conditions that obtain
&          ' &
The British Columbia News is turning tho X-rays of occultism upon puhlie
affairs. Will it kindly direct them
upon tho intellect of ono Joseph Martin, and tell a waiting public ' how tho
pugnacious politician from tho prairies
proposes to promote himself to the premiership?���Province.
The indomitable enterprise of tho
citizens of New Westminster in at once
setting to work rebuilding their ruined
homes suggests tbe reflection that the
conspicuous growtli and greatness of
the British Empire are much less tbe
result, of conquest by the sword than of
conquest over tho soil and over adverse
circumstancos. This is a consideration the importance of which it is not
easy to over-estimate at the present
timo, when there is a marked tendency
to exploit the doctrine of imperialism
as if it were synonymous with tho reign
of force.���Montreal Witness.
One of tho hardest questions British
Columbia has to wrestle with is what
to do with the Chinese. In tbo East
the almond-eyed celestials aro looked
on more or less as curiosities. They
run laundries and are carefully looked
after by people of missionary instincts.
In the west it is different. The Celestial has crowded himself into various
b'-ancbes of wood, till be has become a
positive menace to white labor. In
mines, on railroads, wherever labor is
required, the Chinumau is found ready
to take the wages offered, be they high
or low. His traetability aud subrais-
tiveness make him a favorite with big
employers. He is a keen competitor in
tlie labor race, his ability to subsist on
anything or nothing, giving his white
opponent a heavy handicap. In the
cities' of British Columbia are the
Chinese quarters, where thousands of
followers of Li Hung Chang, crowd
together in filth, breed pestilence or
servo for a roosting spot for any disease that may bo passing. The proposition to put a JS00 duty on eaoh Chinaman entering the country comes from
theso cities. It comes from tho people
who know the Chinaman best.���Toronto Telegram.
The following changes in tho British
Columbia mining laws should bo carefully studied by those interested in
mining in this i'rovince;
First of these refers to thc location
of fractions. In nil fractions surveyed**
from uow on, whether staked correctly
or not, tho surveyor may adopt the.
boundary lints of tho surrounding
claims, provided no sido excoeds loOO
feet in length, lu other words, the locator is'entitled to tbo vacant ground
that ho claims, even if he does not
stake it it. luoh a manner as to include
it all, whliti he seldom does.
By a reoent decision of tho courts a
prospector lo.-st a claim because of inability to secur.' the post neceesary to
mark the location. The amendment
provides that in cases whore claims are
Staked above the timber lino, or the
prospector can not secure tho neees-
sarj posts, be may erect monuments of
earth or stone.
In staking an extension tlio posts are
often planted so as to form a wedge*
shape fraction between two eqds of tbe
two claims. Those fractions hive often incurred great expense, not only in
recording and surveying, but in cases
where they carry the load, and thus become of such value as to promote litigation. Tbo amended act authorizes
the surveyor tb include such fraction,
provided it dees not cover more than
51.65 acres, the area of a full claim,
aud provided further that two location
posts aro together.
By failure to record assessment work
within the required period, of ono year,
either through overnight or tbe mlo-
iinilerstandinL' of partnership interests,
valuable claims have been lost. Now,
if a prospector fails to record the work
within a year, he has 30 days' additional time in which to make the record by
payment of an extra $10, provided that
tho work is done within the year.
Another change regarding the assessment work is in that particular
whicli called for work tu tlie amount of
$1()0 each yoar. Now, a minor can do
'and record as many assessments as he
pleases in a year by paying tho recording fee tor each assessment dono to the
extent of $100.
Incase anybody should adverse an
application for a certificate of improvement and crown grant, tlio contestant
must have bis claim survoyod immediately andlile a plan mado and signed
by an authorized provincial kind Bur*
voyor*with the writ.
To obtain a'crown grant tn 1866 it
was necessary to do assessment work to
the amount of $500 and to havo the
claim surveyed, whicli meant another
$100. In 1897 tne act was amended so
as to provide that up to -May I, I808,lbe
cost of such survey should count as
work done on tlio claim, not to exceed
$100. In plain English, it counted as
an assessment and as work toward thu
crown grant. A survey generally costs
$1U(). The last legislature extends tlie
time to May 1, IS'.''.'.
Hereafter, in adverse proceedings in
connection with thc title to mineral
claims, before auy court, each party to
thc proceedings shall give affirmative
evidence of title. Heretofore the burden of proof was on tho contestant.
The fee for recording assessment
work has been reduced from $2.75 to
$2.50. Heretofore the feo for recording
assessments has been 25 cents higher
than other fees.
Anybody who pulls down a legal post
erected to mark a boundary or location
of a minora! claim, or any writing by
law required to be thereon, is liable to
imprisonment for six months or a line
of $250, or both. This is supposed to
be directed particularly toward preventing the use of old posts by people '
wno restake a claim and sometimes do- j
stroy evidences of a prior location.
Central Hotel,
Now Building,���Newly Furnished Through
Best Rooms in the City.
...   1'liiST I'l.AHS  ll\l:  IN CONNECTION.
Keeps a large stock of fino
Cigars and Liquors.
Lager Beer
Always    Cold    and   sold   by   tho
Schooner or Quart.
Com! rooms by the Hay or woek.
Opposite she Steamboat I.iukUhk
Nelson House,
s       KASLO, I!. C.
I or Rent!
Nicely furnished root-j. Bar well stocked, Bpo*
iiinii'Hi'i'i- on   Draught hy schooner or quart
Best tree lunch in the oltv.
Store, 25x70 ft.
Nicely Furnished Rooms with
Hot and Cold Baths,
Very Cheap.
Next the Tost Office   -   -   Kuslo, It, I'.
vik*lam mIn 1'1111 Claim.
Situate in tbe Ainsworth mining
division of West Kootenay district.
Where located:���Un tbo North Fork
of Woodbury creek about one-half mile
from Kootenay lake.
Take notice that I ('has. Moore, of
Kaslo, Bi C, and acting as agont for
\JL1I- Mitchell, free miner's certificate
t*fliP_0,529A, intend, sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a
crown grant of tho above claim.
And further lake notice, that action.
under section 37, must lie commenced
before tho issuance of such eertilicatc
of Improvements.
Dated this 20th day or Sept, 1898.
Bar and Billiard Room
Renins irom ?- per week up. Newly furnished
throughout. Electric Lignttf, Front st., next
ilnnr 111 Pom Omci , Kaulo, li. C.
Kalama HoteL
Otherwise Armstrong's Landing
and Ooat Rivet Landing,
Mrs. Wm!*Middleton. Propr.
We enter especially to the traveling puhlie.
HAS ���
Of the ITinest Brands.
Lager by   the   Quart.
l'lmiiiii, Virginia MineralClaims.
Sittittto in the Ainsworth Mining
Division of Went Kootenay district.
Whore located:���On tho divide between Whitewater and Lyole creek,
about !l miles from Whitewater.
Tako notice that 1 Chas. Moore, of
Kaslo, B. O, acting as agent for M. ,1.
Mahony, free miner's certificate No.
77,711 and A. 17 Adams, free miner's
certificate No. 76,286, intend (it) days
from tho date hereof, to apply to the
Mining recorder for a certificate of improvements, for llic purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above chums.
And Further take notice tlmt action,
under section 1)7, must bo commenced
before tho issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements,
Dated this 20tb Sept., 1898.
Chas. .Moore, Agent.
Nut leo ix herein-ul veil Unit ft KOiirful meet-,
na  of tho   Mlian-lmMers   of   till)   Hedllllgtoll ,
& Nelson Riiiiwiiv company will be heM In the
Company'*office. In the Bankol British North ,
America iiinek. Knsln. B. c, nn Monday, 8rd I
day nl ilelnliiT, 1898, nt the hniir of 8 o'clock 111
tbe afternoon, tor the purpose oli.iulna shares 1
nml of ei'iiflriiiinu ft by-law authorizing tho,
issuing of bondi by ths Company, and fnr tho
Iviiiisnetlninif nthei- business arising from or i
connected with such lunst,
By order
Knslo, B. 0..28 August, 1898. Bocretary
27n8o ���
Rooms by tha Day or Woek.
"Black Knight" nml "Black Hear.'
Sltiifite in tho Ainsworth   Mining Division of ,
West Kooteiiiiy liisti-iit.
Where .located: -Near the heart ol thc South
Fork of Kailo Creek.
Take notice that we .lames Motley, Eroo Miner's certificate No, 1L887A, William C. MoCord,
Free Miner's certificate No, 8,367A, ftnrt Fletcher
S. Andrews, Free Miner's Certificate No. 4,282 A,
intend, slxtv rtuvs from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining I.eeorrter for Certificates of
Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining
Crown Crams of the above claims.
And further take notice that, action, under
section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of suoh Certificate ol Improvements.
Dated this 12th day ol August, lbw,
In All
I the world
! No tri |)
Like this
Between Duluth and
Buffalo via the
magnificent passen- *<
��� get steamships
"North West'W
"North Land,"
Touching on route:   "THU Soo,"
Mackinac Ihlands,
DKTKO.T and t'l.FA'F.LANI).
Conoctintjat Buffalo for New
York and iloBton.
Also at lako points for all
Points East ami South.
To daily Great Northern trains
(Eastern Railway of Minnesota),
from St. Paul and Minneapolis
connect with steamers at Duluth.
Before deciding oo your route
i)  to the East call on agents Great
Northern Hailway, or write
St. Paul. j
(Handsom'ely'illustratod deaccip-   $
* tive matter sent on request.)     * Bedroom suite for sale cheap. Apply
at the News oflice.
Parties requiring fresh vegetables
can pet any amount by applying to W.
W. West, Outlet, B. C, care of Str.
tnternational. See advertisement as
to prices, etc.
If you i1 re not ready to paper your
bouse now, take the dimensions of each
f'oom and buy before ihe Kaslo Drug
Co. have aolfl out, all tho choico do
signs. They aro going fast and you
can buy now for half the money it will
cost a month later.
AccomiiioiiHiioii at New Westminster Pair
Panic- attending  the New  West-
��� minster Exhibition, if unable to get accommodation at New Westminster, can
do so   with   little   difficulty   in   Vancouver.
In-order to facilitate tins movement
to and fro :i the exhibition tho Canadian Pacific Ry. will run seven fast
trains in cadi direction between Vancouver and sN'ew Westminster, tbe run
to occupy less than one hoiirln each
direction, with a flfoy-oenl fare tor the
round trip, this'rate being available
from Vancouver, nnd from New Westminster.  l	
Otirdwllril l.clv.
Tho famous Durdward J.eiy, Pattl'fi
favorite tenor, accompanied by his talented wife, will give a ceneerl in Kaslo
on the 19th October, under the auspices of tic Latlles' Aid of tho Presbyterian chuveh.
"lilcf      .      .      .      .
First Deputy Chlel
si'i-iiiui Deputy Chief.
Third Deputy Chief
Treasurer       .      ',
Hugh P. Fletcher
'.       Geo. Keid
.  John Gillis
i.en. Whiteside
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It . II. WAV
Archie Morr'lS i KASLO & SLOOAN R"
Ous .Vilnius
Mining Rccordcr-Assessor-Tax Col.  . Jno.Keen
Collector of Customs      ,      .      I. P Mcintosh
School Trustees���August Carney, J. I). Moore,
G. o. iiiiihanuii. Principal���Prof, Jas.HUIop.
(Ieneral delivery open dully (Sundays excepted) from 8 a. in. until 7 p. in. Lobby open from
7tt. m. toS.SO p. tu. Mails inr despatch close every evening except Saturday and Sunday, at 9
p. in. Mails urrive from I'nlted States and lake
points dally except Bnnday, at 9.80 p. m. Krora
C. P. it. ami Slncnn pnints, arrive daily, except
Bunday, at! p. in. Registration olliee npen.s .'ill
a.m., 6.80 p.m. Money nrder olllce nnd Post-
otllce Savings Hank open 9 a. in. to 6 p. m.
S. II. GREEN, Postmaster.
.MASONS Kaslo Lrtdge No. 26, A. F. st:
A. ill., meets llrst Monday in every
month at Masonic ball over Qreen
Urns', store. Visiting brothers In-
Vlted to attend. II. Byers, \V. M.
I*. E. Chipman, Secretary.
MASONIC en.U'TKR-Kootenay chanter, R.A.
M.. holds regular convocation! on tne second
Tuesday of each month In Masonic hall,Knslo
Visiting companions nre cordially invited.
Chas. Ti-'.inibnll,Scribe E,      E, E. Chipman, '/..
ACCABEE8- Blocan lent No. (',, Kniglils oi
the Maooab.es, meets second nnd fourtli Mondays of each month at Livingston's hall.Kuslo
visiting Knight! cordially invited.
W. A. Davies, Commander,
Jolph Johnson, Keeper nf Records.
FORESTERS Courl Knsln Nn. 8887, Independent Order of Foresters. Meets 1th Friday oi
each month In Victoria house. Visiting
brethren are cordially invited.
W. B. Strathern, chief Hanger.
VV. J. Hull, Recording Secretary.
Taking effect 1:00 o'clock  a.m.,  Sept.
1st, I898�� Pacific or 120th
Meridian time.
Going West.
Going Enst.
S.:��a. m.Lv..
ArS.flOp. m.
8.68a. m. Lv..
.. .SouthFork....
.Ar 8.08 p. m.
9.46a. in. Lv..
Ar'ilo p. m.
10.00 a. m. Lv..
Ar2.00 p. m.
lo.iwa. ni. Lv..
....Bear Lake	
.Arl.DOp, m.
10.20a. m. Lv..
 McGulgan ���
.Art.SSp. in.
10.M a. m, Lv..
...Payne Tram.  .
.Ar 1.23 p. iu.
10.80a. m. Lv..
Cody Junction..
.Ar 1.22 p. in.
10.15 a. m. Ar.
.Lvl.lfip. m.
Mixed, Daily.
Mixed, Dally.
11.00 a. m. Lv.
-   ���   Sandon   -   -
Ar. 11.69 a.nl.
11.10 a. in. l.v.
���    Cody June.   -
Ar. 11.611 a.m.
llt-fni. in. l.v.
���   -   Cody   -   ���
Ar. 11.86 a.m.
.AND, Supt.
ROBT, IRVING, U. F. sti'. A.
time card.
Inr, A. Carlyle im tl"' S!i>e:in.
Jn aninti'i'vicu by :. correspondent
of the Toronto Globe, W, A. Oarlyle,
M. 17, British j3.luco.blft Qovpor.
said: "Th Slocaa Ip a splon'd'id country, going ahead and dolti|| a lot of
work witl'.i t much being wild about
.it. A number 0< tWHOS Sro in;;'.in.
handsome returns toj the owners. (Ins
property is credited. $* Ith paying u
monthly dividend ol over 150,000."
We need all the advertising matter
we can pel- 'It is a well known feci
that advertising is the mainstay and
profit Of an J newspaper. Our old advertisers know full well bow mu >h
read and widely circulated Tho Newe
has been. Us popularity as a great
moral weekly, reaching, as il does,
every home in the Slooan, has been ft
subject of commcut, not only amongst
the general public but in journalistic
circles. Advertising in a good livi
paper is always profitable. Mining
men should support The News mere.
for it nover lets a chance pass to make
known the work dunn ou pVbspeots In
this vicinity. The News now goes intu
many mines, but we wish to t-ue it in
all. Wo reu'i'i'i to say that Borne few
of our old advertisers have shown si
of deserting\ia fora time,0ffering as an
excuse the present dullness of trade.
It is a known fact that tho greatest advertisers in the world inprease their
advertising account when business i--
dull, and there Is no business that cannot bo benefitted by advertising.
The City of Kaslo.
The City of Kuelo is situated at the
hjouth of Kaslu crick on Kootenft)
laktt, 1_ miles ii'oiii Nelson ami 140
milos due north from Honner's !��� ei IJ ���
Population, -,('iUl. The Kailo & Slocan
Railway runs froiu here to Sando'i ':;;
miles); C. P. B. steasnors run to Ni I*
son. I'ilot Hay, Ainsworth and K a
iiiiok, also Argonte and Lardo; international Navigation & Trading Co.'s
steamers to Nelson and Bonner'i I ������ i 'y.
The city is piciiircsi|ii.:ly :-itit(��,tetl im a
a liny of tii'' hike: has churches ul nil
denominations and a large public
schoooi; well graded Btreets; lirst.class
hotels', saw mill, mc I'iimplci-; elect i ic
' light and a good supply ol wauor. The
climate will ooraptt-re ftivdrftbiy with
any partof the racitic coast. (Jan bo
reached by C. P. K., via Kevolstoko;
the Spokane Fulls ,\ Northern, via
Spokano or the fireat Northern, via
Honner's Fori'y. With the completion
of tho Crow's Nest Pubs Ity. to Kootenay lake it will givo tho district nn
outlet via Maoleod and Lethbridi'c. In
thc Northwest Territories. Kaslo Ib
thc commercial centre of the Whitewater, South Pork, Woodbury oreek,
Ainsworth, Campbell crock, Lardo an I
Duncan mining camps Information
regarding the district will be cheerfully supplied on application to the
Kaslo Board of Trowe.
METHODIST CHURCH   i'or. c and itli st.   DI'
nine Bervici ��� everv Sunday )l a. m. and v.uo p.
m,   unday sohool 2.30, Strangers welcome,
Rev. J. A. Wood, Pastor.
ave. Services evury Sunduy 11a.m. and TWO
a, in. Sunday si' nol a Bible class, 2.80 p.m,
I'raycr meeting Wednesday evening8o'clock.
I'm ��� seals. Strangers heartily weleome.
Kev. A. II. MonsiSB, Minister.
CHURCH ni' ENGLAND   Boiithwosl eor. of C
ave, and .th -i  Services every Sunday at n a.
m. ii nl 7.80 p. in. All ar" conlially Invited.
Kev, David Richards, Mlsltoner In Charge
CATHOLIC CHURCH Corner C avenue and
i.ih.-i. No regularpc^tdr at present. Occasional services hy speolal iiiiiiouiieer.ient.
Summary of Railway mi<l Steamer Tlnis*
Cards Iri-om Kuslo.
Steamer   Ainsworth,
Effective June 13th, 1808,
Between Nelson anl Bonner's Few.
Leave Xe's,:|i. 2s0 p. "..: flint i'.iv,
5:111'p.m.; Kasknno. k. 11:30 p.m.;
Mondays,Wednesday! aud Prluays,
Leave Kylccrts, 2:30 a m.; l'ort QUI,
2:40a. tn. Arrive at Bonner's
Kerry, B:30 a.m.: Tin edays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Leaye Bonner's Ferry, I p. m.: Purl
Hill, 6:30 p.m.; Rykeits, "i.-lu p.m.;
KuskonnoU. 10:00 p.m.   Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Siiturilii.ss.
Lenvo I'ilot Uny, 1:30 A.m.: arrive at
Nelson, -l:'*') u. m. Wednesdays,
Fridays and Satur lays.
E. J. MATHEWS, Mana-er.
The surveyor's chain made it the
ShortrBi Transcontinental Koute.
It is tlie most modern In equipment.
His the heaviest railed line.
1 lmsa riirk-linllnst roadl ed.
It crosses no siunl deserts.
It was built without land grant or govt, aid.'
It is noted for Uie courtesy of Its employes.
it is only Line serving meals mi la esrte plan.
Kootenay oonneotlon nt llonner's Ferry,Tues-
day (Wednesday ,Thursday,8aturday and8unday
Eastward s.no a. rn i Westward 8.86 p.m.
Por maps, tiekets and complete Information,
call on ot address I.N.4 T.Co.'s agts, K. <_B. By.
ogts, or CO. DIXON, Oen. Agt., Spokane, Wn.
F. ..WHITNEY. G. l'.,vT. A.,St. Paul, Minn
Does Jobbing Trade on Kootenay Lake.
Leave orders with George (tuber, International Wharf, Kaslo,
Shortest and quickest route to the
Coeur d'Alene mines, Pulouse, Lewis-
ton, Walla Walla, liaker City mines,
Portland, San Francisco, Cripple Creek
gold mines and all points east and soutli.
Duly lineeast via Salt Lakeand Denver.
Steamer tickets to Europe and other
toreign countries.
Sailing: dates of steamers from Portland to San 'FranclSOO for October
will be: 2,5, 8, 11, 14, 17,20, 28, 20, 28,
Alaska steamer���Sept. 17.
Snake river���Leave Bi par ia dally exeept Saturday. Leave Lewiston daily
except Friday.
i,. ,,, Bpokane Time Schedule      j Arrive
MKi   [FAST MAIL   WaliaWalla, Port-1   77*5
ji.m, I land, Ban Francisco, linker City
daily,   mid the Kast. '_ I
k.iki   : I.oc.vi, MAIL   Coeur il'Ah nos* I
ii.m.  I Farmiugton, Garfield,   CoHax,
daily. I Pullman and Moscow.    I
n. ;.i.
p. m
Fur through tickets and further Information,
apply t��� JAMES w.W'iiil,
Agt I. N. & T. l'n., Kaslo, IJ. C.
Or at 0, R. it N.i o.'s olliee, i::i) Riverside ave.,
pokane, Wash,    H. M. ADAMS, Ueneral Agt.
or    W. II. HOLBURT, O. P. A., Portland,Oje,
For Whitewater, Sandon, Cody, etc., K. &. s.
Railway trains leave Kaslo daily at S a. in,; rc-
turning, arrive at Kaslo at 8.50 p. ra.
For Three Forks, New Denver, Rosehery and
HakUSp, take K.stS. Ry.froni Kaslo to Sandon,
,uiil tlience Nakusp ,t Sloean Hallway, leaving
-ii'.,Urn dailv at 7.45 a. in.: returning, arrive
.ally at Sun,ion at 4.6- p, in.
Ko'r Revelstoke, Vaneoiivcr, Victoria and oth-
���r main line points on C. I'. K., boat from Na*
I.usp to Arrowlit'iid, ears to Revelstoke, thence
lOnnect with ensi and west liouiul trains.
Kor Silverton, sloean City, take Str. Sloean on
-lnean liike.coniiei'tlng with N.stt S.at Rosebery.
I'or Nor! hporl, Spokane, Rossland and Grand
Forks, take the Str International from Kaslo
dailv at a.:w a. in., except Sunday, making con*
nectionsai Five Mile point with the sN'.if. F. s.
Hy., thence to Northport. From Northport to
Spokane continue the railway, known soulh ol
\.irthport as the Spokane Falls ,. Northern, ar-
: ivlng nt Spokane. Wash., at il.lli p. m.
hi for Spokane, take I. N. si; T. Co.'s Str. AI-
li.rla from Kaslo to Honner's Ferry, Tuesdays
.  id Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Thursdays at ii
in., and eoiiueei at Bonner's Ferry with Great
' ,'iihern  trains to Spokane, arriving at .'t.10
following day.
: ir Rossland change at Norlliport to the Red
Mountain Ry., an ivlng at Rossland at 11.20 a.m.
Or, Rossland may he reaohed (rom Nelson via
. K. By. to Robson, thence by river steamer
��� Trail, thence bv c. ,v Vi. Ity. to Russliuid. Or,
Kossland mav be reached via Nakusp and Trail
in strms.down Arrow lakes and Columbiarivar.
l*or Grand Forks ami Boundary Creek points,
take 8, F. i N. Ry. iroin Northport to Hossburu
��� ii Marcus, thence by stage across reservation.   I
Por Ainsworth, Pllol Hay, Nelson, etc.. I. N.sv. 1
P.Co.'s str. International leaves Kaslo dally,ex-
copl sundav,at 11.20a.m.,returning.leaves Nelson at (ip. tn., arriving al Kaslo about 8.80 p. m, j
C. i'. R. Co.'s str. Kokanee leaves Kaslo duily,
tsxooptSunday, at 7.80 a, m��� arriving at Nel-j
son ul 11 ll.lil.; retilrnillg. leaves Nelson at 4 p.
in , arriving at Kuslo al 7."II p. in.
Fur Argenta and Lardo, Btr. Kokanee makes
round trips every Tuesday and Friday, leaving
Km.In ut h.l.i p.m.
For Kuskonook, Fl. Steele etc., take Str. Ko-
l;anee Mondiiv,Wednesday and Friday at 7.:10 a,
in., or I. N. ,t T. Co.'s Sir. Albcrtu Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday at o p- ra.i thenee by
itage to Fort Steele Wednesday and Saturday.
The following is a table of distances from
Kaslo io surrounding business points
Soo Pacific Line.
The cheapest, most comfortablo  and
direct routo from Knslo
To all Eastern nnd Kuropoan points.
To  I'aoilic Coast,   China, .Japan  and
Australia points.
han terns,
Tin and
Granite Ware,
Full Supply Just Received.
QUEEN Heating Stoves.
West or North.   Mile
(Vhllo water  17
Hear Luke  SO
Mcllulgiiii  211
-��� H.inn, :t liours 29
Cod)         Bl
I hue Forks  oil
Si ,1 Denver oh
ItoBcbory      41
��� iimi 48
Slocan city wi
��� akasp   70
liurii'ii clly  06
I    IH
Irgcntfl    '-'���
Duncan City. 84
!lii!cl,illIlntSprlllgS  H.'l
Atrowhead 1W
Uurle    BJ
Thompson's Land'g.US
Trnill I.nke City...   i
11 hrs..188
\' 1 linn	
New Westminster
Van.-onver, 51 hrs
Victoria, f>0 hours.
Beattie, '.'8 hours .
I'acomn, .to:io'.irn
Portland.48 hours. .iu>2
Fas! or South.     Miles.
Ainsworlh  12
Pilot Hay 20
Halfoiir  23
Sanca   !I8
Nelson, I hours  42
Ymir 110
Robson 70
Trail 90
Northportj 1 hours.111:1
Rossland .0 hours. .107
Bossburg I9fl
Marcus UO
11 rand Forks UO
Greenwood 192
Aniiciileln 1911
Boundary  21*0
Midway 20-1
Spokane, labours. .2:12
K nskonook 4fi
Goal River 66
port 11 ill 78
Lucas 108
Bonner's Ferry, l�� hl40
Moyle City 125
Swansea 18fi
Wardner, B.C 140
Cranbrook lftO
Fort Steele 160
Canal Flats 190
Windermere 218
Donald 212
Golden 280
UanB 314
Atlantic Steamship Tickets.
To and from European points via Canadian and American linos. Apply for
.sailing dates, rates, tickets and all information to any C. P. R. Ky. agent, or
Alder Biship, C.P.K. Agt.,Kaslo.
yVX fTiTT, Gon. S.S. Agrt., Winnipeg.
Tourist Cars
Pass Rovolstoko;
Daily to St. Paul;
Daily (except Wednesday)  to  Eastern
Kootenay l.ake.    Kaslo Routo.    Sir. Kokanee.
Ex. Sunday. Ex. Sunday.
7:.'ID am. Lv KiihIo Ar. 7:40 p. m.
Makes connection at Nelson  for all
Kootonay and .Main Line Points.
Ia*. (Except Sunday) Ar.
7:00 a. ra Nelson 10:30 p, ra.
Outward oonneotlon Pilot Bay with
Str. Kokanee, but inward such connection is not guaranteed.
Steftmen on their respective routes
call at principal Way Ports in both
directions, and ut other ports when
Through tickets issued and baggage
chockod to destination.
Ascertain ratos anl full Information
by addressing nearest local agent or
Agent, Kaslo, B. C.
Traveling I'ass. Agt., Nelson, B. ('.
District Passenger Agent, Vancouver.
The Fast Line,
Superior Service.
Throut'h tickets to all points in Unitod
States and Canada. Direct Connection
.vith the Spokane Kalis & Northern Ry.
No. 1 West   .8:85 p.m. I No. 2 East. . .7:00 a. m.
Tickets to apan and China via Tacoma
and Norther* Pacific Steamship Company. For 1 ilormation, time cards,
maps and tickets, apply to agts. of this
Spokane Falls Northern and its connections, or to F. D. GIBBS,
lienor 1 ^ger.t, Spokane Wash.
D. A. CHARLTON, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt.,
No. 166 Morrlsou St.. Portland, Oro.
Write for Map of Kootenay Country,
& CO.,
All Kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats.
Wholesale Dealers in
Fresh   Fruits
and Vegetables,
Hay, Feed and Produce.
We ship direct from California and are prepared to quote
the lowest market, prices on Sll kinds of fruits in season.
Baker Street
Nelson, B, C.
J.miui- Tunnel in lilnliu���Oro I If] lim
Keaolt* In Susliiu 11 llluli IVr-
s-s'iitiius���a itii������> Plied on Olty
Property���Ore i- Better 'limn lt
l.oiii.s���Miiiiim Motes.
Lasl "eel* tlie M.iiniiiiiili Mining company, ni Wallace, Malm, broke ground
ou iln- largos! piece of development work,
with una exception, yet undertaken in
the i iieiii d'Alenes. This ta no lees than
iln- running "t .1 tunnel from Bhe level oi
Cnliyotl  ereek   In cut   their lead  near tlie
weal end o( the ground, The tunnel will
l.e approximately 3,500 feel long, and will
.-ut tin- lead l,H00 feet below lite surface,
1.inn feel below the deepest work yet
done at the point ot Intersection, and
innl tei. below the deepest spot yel worked
in the mine. Tin time required for the
completion of the tunnel is largely ��-��>ti-
jeotuiul, as tha ohoraoter of the work
frequently changes, bul it is approximately put nt two yoars.
An undertaking ni this kind, costing
976,000 tn 9100,000 before a dollau' of il
.un |*ossibly lie returned, i- abundant
(in,,.f .if the faith nf il wners in the
permanent,     of    Ilie   Ooeur   il'Ali-tle     ore
bodies, .1- if the chute iliil not go down
iln- whole cosi would be u dead loss, Hul
in the hhator) of the camp Uhere is no
.-,1-,' which would cause uny doubl to
creep into their minds thai there was ,1-
much <n nuni' mi- ut tlmi depth thun
tliere has been on any of the upper levels,
liefore the tunnel 1* completed tha
-.hull- ni iln- Helena-Frisco or Tiger'
I'murn.in ma) have attained greater
depl 'is. measuring ii.iin the surface, than
thia tunnel ttill cut, bul 11 will ba 200
Feel deeper tlian tbe Helena-Frisco huh i*
nnI  1 lecper than the Tiger Poorman.
li 1- r.intiileiiily expected thai both of
those properties can ba profitably
worked to twice bhe depth the)  now are,
hoisting ih  and pumping the water,
nn,I 11' that bo true, the Mammoth with
in.11   itnincline depth   before  11   1-  necea
sury t'i hoiul a pound of 1 1  pump a
gallon "i water would seem even when
1 h,, IimiI 1- nn there to be only In its
infancy, and thait il will be generations
before Ks lower levels will !��' worked
Itavlnif  11   lllu.ll   I'er  ten I.
The electro cyanide plant of the Republic company  Is making a  gratifying
11 nl in -.niiis.' a Iii,1!! percentage of the
gold, The actual -axing for Augusl w i,
Ul per lent. < In (100 one this would leave
IB in the tailings, and bhesa ire being
saved for future treatment.
the average -,hims ol gold In nne day
iln- week waa03 per cent, one vat returning 05 I I per cent.
Mining men say tln-e results are re*
mn k.��� 1 >li*. especially when the high grade
nt the ore i- considered. The percentage of saving is as good in high grade
.-i- in low grade ore.
Tha camp i- gratified al this complete
vindication ni the judgment ol Patrick
a lark.   old liine mining   men say   the
.ii-hii'v "in.'ill - nf Mr. <'lark, iu talking n
wilil   |n'iis|ie.-t   Sll  mill���, from  11   iiiiilinail.
locating the ore body, blocking out Im*
ini-iHe reserves of high grade ore, erecting .1 large and expensive mill, choosing
the righl treatment for iln- ore, pulling
up tin- necessary buildings, developing the
waiter power of the property, paying for
the lug outlay, and declaring a dividend
all   inside   of   IH   im mt Ii-    -ure  linprcec-
aiented in the history of American min*
Mr. Clark's friends aw particularly
elated because hia judgment ta selecting
the itii-tliod of treating Republic ores was
flatly "turned down" by a number ol
"experts" who Inspected the camp uml
analysed the ore*.
tump  McKliincy (luliiis.
I amp McKinney,  It. ('.. bus the center
��� if ilie stage in mining matters in Spokane jllsl  now.   The recent rich strike on
ihe Waterloo haa dona more, apparently,
io iiiii-ai-i tin- attention of mining nun
in the ramp ami bring the investor,, fur-
ward wHJi their i-.i-h than tlie steady
payment of dividends by the Oarlboo
oompany ever did,   Free gold* visible to
the naked eye, always hurt an irresistible
The seoond payment on the si nek of
the Ouriiini company heiii under option
by the new coinj��iny recently organised
was 111.isle lust week, although it WW nut
slue for about a month. The formal
meeting to ratify the sale of the property  lo   the   new  company   will  Ih: helil
ui (lamp McKinney today. Although
Cariboo capitalization haa lieen incii*us-
,-.l to $1,250,00(1, the stoek la Helling in
Toronto markets for ubout 80 cents,
which in higher than ever and serves to
demonstrate the fondness of the eastern
t 'auiKliiin for a dividend payer, which has
always been managed in a conservative
Tlie Waterloo company is completing
its incorporation. Tlie promoters' stoek,
whitJh is half of the capital stock of
1,000,000 shares, was nil quickly taken in
this city, not in large blocks by a few,
but by a targe number of mining men
nnd business men of the city. There was
a rusii to get in on the ground floor and
it is said by the ollicers of the company
that the promoters' stock could have
been placed several times over.
Placer Claim  In Spokane.
William M. Shaw last week filed with
the county auditor a notice of the location of a placer claim on the second ad
dition to Railroad addition tn trie olty
nt Spokane,    Ihe claim is for 'io acres,
Which  is -,iiil  tn  liear a   Valuable deposit
nf lire elav. The inline of the claim i-
Lincoln The In ii.) covered by tbe loca-
tinn i- otherwise described as the smith
half of southeast quarter yi the northeast quarter of section. ltfAtownship --"i.
range 43.
Mr.  Shaw   said  (lie location  was made
to protect his property Interests in the
tract of land covered by it. lie lias no
intention nf interfering in any way with
1 In- rights of other property owners there.
In view of the fat?! thai other locations
have lieen made recently and that litigation is in progress to establish title to
land within the city limits supposed to
contain valuable clay, he was advised by
his attorney thai a safe plan would be
to locate this land, which is why the Lincoln is added in the list of Spokane county mining properties.
A   rump   ror   IIi-Ii-iiii-I-'i'Inco.
The Helena-Frisco, at Gem, Idaho, is
to have a new pump, whieh will handle
all Ihe WUter din ill ill).' into the mine,
raising it 1.000 feel at one lilt. At present the mine is worked through a tunnel
at the level nf Ihe mill ore liius, whieh
run-    Into    the iiniiiiitiiiii    to where it is
(iiii) feet iieliiw the upper working}) of the
mine. There a -tatinn was built and 11
-hall,  -link,     ll   i-   now   down   LIM)!)   feet
from Uu- tunnel level, making the 1,600
foot level of 1 Ik- mine. A station la now
being em at the bottom ni the shaft,
where, as soon us it  is completed,    the
tteW   |iiiiii|i will lie located.    Any nne but ',
a miner or an engineer of wide experience
would stand appalled al  the contemplation of such a thing aa putting this piece
..I   machinery   1,000 feel  down  into the
bowels nf the earth and then supplying
it   with   power sufflcienl   to operate  11
Kven  1 he  pipe to carry  the  water  will
have in be very heavy to stand the strain
..t .1 column ni water l.tHiu teei high.
I'hi' lt a.-ii on- Look* Cheap,
The  reason  assigned   by  mine owners
for noi exhibit inn a representative lol of
specimens of tbe ores nf itcpublic ramp
.11 the S|ink.uie fruit fall i- that the ri li
esl nre in the camp so closely resembles
white porphyry 1 Imt it would cu1 a sorry
figure ii'-nie tl res of other districts
whieh show their real value to the naked
eye.     The   lir\ an   i\   Sew all   and   dapper
Mountain are the exceptions to this rule.
The construct! f B  dam    at     the
mouth ni i upper Mountain lake 1- nearly
completed. This will make tho lake
nearly   three-fourths   nl   a   mile   long  und
about a quarter of a mile wide. Ther.'
will now be no shortage of water to operate   Ilie   plant   of   the 'llepiiblii-   Mining
company,   1 latter  how   extensive  n
may be in future.
Monitor   Is,   Ship   I'i,111-   (urn.
The Monitor, of Bultese, Montana, 1-
preparing tn ship foui cat loads nf high
grade ore. It will be necessary to pack
it (our miles on horseback, but! it yields
well in both gold ami copper and will
pay   even   under   such   conditions.     This
move will be quite un advertisement Im
the properties iu the gold-copper belt
smith nf Salte-e. where there are a number of properties which have a good
Showing on the surface, and where the
development work 10 far as it has been
done tuliill- every promise made by the
surface showings.
On   Iln- atucHiii-lli-.
Tha   Asheroft   Mining  Journal   states
that hydraulic mining mi ilie Quesnelle
river is proving  highly successful    iliisj
year.    The   Bleson  dredge  working on 1
that stream is bringing up gravel averaging 78 cents to 11.50 per cubic yard.
It   is expected  thai dredging operations
will assume huge proportions   on    the
stream  next  season  if these    favorable I
vnlue- continue in appear.
Minimi Uriels.
The Washington mine ill the Sloean is
soon  to resume operations.
Six in.lies of snow fell at the liceo
in im* in Ihe Slooan lasl Thursday.
II, is said   that   work  is to  be   resumed
on the Virginia Consolidated at  Baker
Lune   ('.   t'illium   is   looking   nver   Hi'
.viii fields around linker city, in company  wilh .1.  i    II,11,1.,
Thc Noble Five in the Sloean is bothered  MrioUSly with  foul air in  the lower
One gu per day is the average shipment from tlie Idaho mine, iu thc Slo-
I'iin, with 'in men employed,
Tlie linal pnyiuifiit nf si.i.iiihi bus lieen
made ou the I'nlhonk group of claims
near Kiiinlonps, I). I'., by the Knglish
The   Lust  Chance   switch  from   the  K.
4 S. railway in the Slocun has been cum
plated uml work on Ihc new ore house is
well under way.   '
Thc Sunset No. 2 at Rossland is to be
developed by driving the tunnel on the
350-foot level almut 3(10 feet to a point,
under the discovery shaft. A contract
has been let for the work.
The Florence Miner is stirring up the
business men ul tini. camp in an endeavor
to get them interested sufficiently to
make a good road between Florence and
the new discoveries in the Hump. A
town has been established at thc latter
place known as Kiglcy. This new district gives great promise anij as is usually the case, the local newspaper is
wide awake, endeavoring to got thc business for its merchants. The distance between the two camps can be made in
six hours with a good road.
lis 111- ol' (Mil. llll liilsrist lis, 111
\\ iisshinutoii, I il M Iks null Molilalia���
School* mui Crop*, (utile mid
Crimea���AH Jsiirtst In llrlct I'liril-
The oyster is one of the strongest of
creatures, and the force required to open
it, is more than 1,300 times its own
Fire which started at o:30 Friday evening at Wilbur, caused property loss of
nearly .1.4,000 and injuries received by
���I.  II.  l'ricdliindei  may result fatally.
Mrs. A. S. Kuth of Olympia has been
notified that she wa.s left a legacy of $10,-
uoo worth of Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy railroad bonds by a friend she had
not. seen for years.
The Ked Cross society of Walla Walla
oilers a prize to the member who secures
the greatest number of new members between now und nexl August. There will
be a second price also.
The report of the municipal officers of
Seattle at the dose of this year will show
thai unusual activity has prevailed in
lsos iii street improvements. It is not
easy to estimate the amount    of    street
wink that has been given out during the
year, but at the present time tliere are
contracts under way thai, will not fall
im- short of 1100,000 in the aggregate.
The hop drop ol  Lewis i-ounty is ulioiit
nil iii.   With tlie exception of the Dobeon
yard, picking i- finished, l'libsnu will tin
ish in three or four day-. Aooording to
the moat reliable estimates that eun be
made al thi- liim. 1 lit* crop ill I lie valleys around Chohulla will be 4,000 bales -
about ihe Mine a-last yen.   The quality
of the hops i- nm h belter mi the whole
than usual.
County Treasurer Judson has Issued a
rail im $10,000 ol general (und warrants
Issued by school district Mo. lu, Tfcooma,
Tho interesl no the warrant* stops mi t n-.
tuber 3. This call clears the -'-Insil dis-
trirt of its outstanding warrant Indebtedness up to Fein ii i \ County Treasurer
Judson -ay- that n ia\ payments inorease
at. their present rate the district will be
mn nf debt sn iu as warrants are concerned, w ithin a -int lime.
John C. Fiaii-. proprietor of the daily
and weekly Reveille, at New Whatcom,
has sold Hint newspaper in John Hull .V
Co, The Hi'veill.��� i- i,ne of tlie oldest
newspapers iu tin northwests It haa always been republican in polities, and   will
remain sn.   Mr. Hull redded   on   shaw
island, Niii    Juan    ooUttty,    for    several
W. ,1. Brooks, a clerk until recently in
tin- employ nf ihe National Hunk nf Commerce nf Seattle, is  under arrest   in (hi
caigo, charged with embezzlement Ha
tied from Seattle three week- ago, during
an investigation of his accounts, which
revealed a shortage "I 11,000.    The young
mnn squandered the motley mi one nf
Washington street's dissolute women.
Preparations mi a large scale are making tn bore for oil in what is known us
the land i-iiinpitny gulch, at Tacoma. In
a small way indications of nil have lieen
found   mt  this  properly,  near  where  the
recently   destroyed   exposition   building
stood.    Bome tests were made, which were
reported to have been highly satisfactory,
nntl now a systematic tent, will be made of
the mat lei.
During   the   next   00 days  the  farmers
of Clarke's Pork valley will be supplied
willi a flouring mill.
There are  now   enrolled   in   the  public
schools nf Phlllpsburg 860 pupils, which
is 111) inure than for the corresponding
week lasl year.
James and F.d. Frnser have arrived in
Billing* from The Dulles, Or., with 10011
head of Delaine rams, which they pur-
ehnscil on May creek, in thnt state.
The bitf steer of the Lu-- has bucn
-hipped In Chl��gO witli the Phillips shipment, lie i- the largest animal of his
kind ever produced ill Custer comity, if
not iu Mnnlanit, and his weight is estimated from  I-mi bo 8000���pounds.
'Ihe mineral portion of the poor farm,
ISO acres, near Virginia City, has been
sold to p. N. Moore, representing 11. (J.
Ilixby, trustee, fo( $7000. Twenty acres
has been reserved for a poor farm. The
transaction i- one that, meet! witli general approval, The jsair farm wns purchased nbout  three years ngo for $4000.
Major (Icnciii! Steel was in Choiceu last
week for the purpose of leasing some
school land adjoining his llirch creek
ranches. The major is putting up an immense crop of hay this year and says that
if the weather permits he will have at
the end of the haying season between 500
and 000 tons.
J. Soss, superintendent of the Montana
Hiiildiii" Company, the concern that received the contract for building the state
capitol, came over from Butlte, bringing
his bond for $50,000. Tlie sureties on the
bond are Andrew J. Davis nnd Charles
W. Clark. The bond was promptly accepted by the governor.
J. M. Vail, tly special agent of the
department of juBtice, Washington, D. C,
ia in Billings for the purpose of taking
testimony for claimants in Indian depredation claims. He has Just returned from
a similar mission to the Fort Belknap and
Fort Peck agencies, and is here in the
interests of the Crow agency claims.
The conference just held between rep
resentatives of the United States government and the Indians of the Flathead
reservation, was not productive of any
results toward opening up the reservation
for settlement. The Indians stubbornly
refused to entertain any proposition made
by the government looking toward taking
their land away from them.
Mrs. Sarah Cannon oi Missoula is in
receipt of a letter from her son, George,
who went to Puerto Hico during the war.
Thc lad says he is with thc surveying
and engineering department, and is thoroughly satisfied with his station. When
discharged he says he will remain on the
tropical island.
Mary Dodge, a pretty 17-year-old girl,
who recently arrived in Butte from .Missoula, is dead, from the effects of a dose
at poison administered with suicidal intent. Before succumbing to the effects
of the poison she indited several letters
relating the pathetic story of her young
life, and confessing her love for a married
man of her native city.
Twenty men   me employed   on    the
Warm  ereek    dam    ut   American    Falls,
whicli will require about one more year
to complete.
The telephone line has been completed
to lins.s Fork, and tlie construction crew
for the telephone company is pushing
rapidly toward Blackfoot, whieh city
they will reach in a week or 10 days.
'The public schools being eloM'tl ai Murray this winter owing to lack of funds,
tin- district being in debt, and a proposition   In   ISSUS  a   speeial   lav   having   been
voted down, Mrs, Qeorga M. Beatty ha*
opened a private sohool,   Bome families
have mined  away,  or  will  do so, owing,
in the lack m sohool privileges.
The   MOSCOW   public   sellind     eun,1 illlrlll
has readied Uie hipiest murk in its his-
tory, 7iii pupil- being in attendance at
the present  tune.    The first  day (SHI   weie
enrolled, and the number has been and
i- steadily increasing. Every room, with
the exception of three, is crowded, and j
mors  scats   ami   room   arc   needed.      The |
graduation class numbers 20 this year,
with gnnd prospects of an Increase.
Wind was received at llothdrum thai
the commissioner of the general laud nf-
liee innl reversed bba decision Of the
Ooeur d'Alene laud oflice iii ihe ease ni
lldwili   Meltee   is.     (J.  ('.   Smith,     III   ill.'
Hope townsite cam. The oommissionei
holds that the townsite people are prim in
right    to   Smith's   homestead   entiy,   and
iii.ii his homestead entry must be cancelled, 'Fills case involved the title to the
laud embraced in the town of Hope, and
means a complete victory for the citizens
of that  towtt,
Two   amateur   highwaymen   held   up
Andrew Haslurther, a farmer living a
short distance from Qonasee, and at ihc
|Hiinl of revolvers he was commanded to
hand over his iimney. He hud during the
day made a sale of some wheal, bul was
cautious enough to deposit Ihe proceeds in
n bank. For I heir double the highwaymen received 75 oanls.
'Ihc enrollment ol students at the university of Idaho has reached 148. 'Phis is
a remarkably large enrollment for so curly
in the year, und is fur ahead of any previous year.   The record for the lirst week
is nn agreeable surprise to everybody, and
Hie Institution bids fair to go beyond
even the proudest hopes of its friends both
iii tlie number of students and thc efficiency of its work. One very gratifying
feature of the attendance is the hot that
the southern port of the state is sending
more Students than ever before.
Every one iu this oountry knew Indian
Paul Harry, the notorious horse thief and
all around bad Indian, lu June, 1S1I7.
he was found guilty on three charges of
horse stealing in the federal court ul Mos-
eow, Idaho. .ludgc Itcatty sentenced him
to two years' Imprisonment in the United
states house of correction   at   Detroit,
Mieh. Word has just lieen received from
the superintendent of thut institution
that be died tliere of consumption on the
nd inst. Paul Hairy was a born criminal. There is senrcely a jail in eastern
Washington, part, of Montana uud Idaho,
but what he served time in.
Arrests Wen- \iiiiifriiiiM, nml Ovor a
Sciii-i* Wi'i-i- liijuri'il tu llii* riulits
���'I'llt* I'lilli-c (Imrui-il on the Mob
mui  lire-steal tih-ii- i irr*.
Xew York, Oct. 3.���A dispatch from
Paris siiys
Hevisionisls and anti-revisionists sii'in
lo be s(Miiliiig for a light. Captain Dreyfus, whether guilty or innocent, 1ms certainly caused a veritable cyclone of passion to be let loose. Paris was in u turmoil all Sunday. Crowds scuffling, uproar and arrests was the program of the
last 12 hours. A't this moment Unmounted republican guards are patrolling
certain parts of the eily and all of the
police nre oil   the  alert.
About   a   seme   of   people, are  said   lo
huve Im'ch seriously wounded in the various free lights which have broken the
monotony   of   the   Parisian   Sunduy.     In
one quarter alone over 40 arrests have
been made. Of these 13 have been kepi
and the others liberated.
rrtiiiiliit-iia    Mi*ti   .% rrvNteil.
Among the latter is Francis de Presence, one of Ihc first authorities on foreign   polities   iu   Franee,   and   a   leading
writer in the Temps.   With him were ui
rested M. Ernest Yaughan,   director of
the   Am urr,   and   M.   Morhaiilt,   another
uf the Temps' editorial stair.
All   three   were   to   liAve  addressed   u
meeting in favor of revision in the Dreyfus Case, This manifestation was autumn
ed to lie held iu tlie Sialic Wagiam. When
.\l. de I'l'i'-ii'iizc and his colleague! arrived
a I   the meet int.. plaee  tliev  found  it slim
and surrounded by a strong   lordon ol
police, busily engaged  iu keeping back a
crowd) viuioiisrY estimated at numbering
from 12,000 to 20,000 persons.
lu -pile nl the prnte-ls nt M. de Pie-
eii/e- piil'tj'. wlui had paid the lent nl the
hall, the police refused mlllil���lull  to any
one. Arguments and expostulations
were both umtvalling u the brigadier if
the police leiiistipisl Inexorable.
('luiriacil  mi   (In-   Moli.
The erowd, however, had grown Impatient  or   bolder,     for   it    filially     broke
tlirougli the ring of police, ht'oiu crushing to giving bloWa was but a Step and
many took It, The police agent- returned them witli interest in llic shape nf ar
rests, -Nt iinee the light became general.
The police mode a cmorge and drove the
Crowd bock to the place des Tellies.
I'lnisl llnwisl ill abiluilanee Irom DOSBS
and in Ihe middle of Hie riot the three
organizers  of   the   meeting   were  arrested
by order of M. Bontier, the police division commissary, ""il led on* to the sta
tion.   They there found company enough
and to -pare, almost all bearing the
mark- nf having been handled with anything but oore.
In rally-Fifth I'lunri Wni.
Chicugo, Oct. 3s���The Twenty-fifth U.
S. regular infantry (colored), the first
regular regiment to be ordered east after
tbe outbreak of hostilities with Spain,
arrived in Chicago Saturday from Montauk Point, and lutei left for the western
posts to which the various companies of
the regiment have been assigned. Four
companies go to Fort Logan, Ool., two to
Fort Grunt, Arizona, two to Fort Hua-
chuca, Arizona, one to Apache, Arizona,
and one each to San Carlos, Arizona, Fort
Wingate, N. 11, and Fort Bayard, N. M.
Thc regiment of 700 men is in command
of Major Mott Hooten. The entire regiment goes to La Junta, Col., over tfoe
Santa Fe road, and at that point the
companies will separate.
Four Miners Were Burned.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 3.���Four miners
were burned to death in the Lehigh slope
of the Lehigh Valley Company at Midvale
Saturday. A fire broke out in the slope
about noo.1. At the time there were
about 20 men in the mine. All were gotten out but four. The dead: Peter Crick,
Peter Coral, Martin Simotocitich, John
Soronski. A miner's open lamp is supposed to have set Ore to the timber.
Atfiiliiiililn linn ia  I'nrinli' nnd n Hun.
If net ��� llrs-ln rt'N      I ll lis-|i eii tie ill's-.
New Vork, Oct. 3.���A disputeh from
Manila say-:
The celebration of the so-called Philip
pine Independence as engineered by Aguin-
aldo at Mulolos Thursday as a native
function with on absurd Furopean element in it, bom of the dictator's diwiiT
to imitate Ihe dress uud manner of civ-
Aguinaldo and his advisers appeared in
full evening dress.   There was a parade
of the barefooted army of the insurgents
whose chieftain delivered nil address brim
in ing' over  w ith  pat i antic plalitudea, the
effect of which was marred somewlutt, by
the awkward presence and poor delivery
of the speaker.
Afterwards there was a banquet and
the few American guests sat down with
the Filipino statesmen. The menu was
drawn up in the most approved French
style. A toast to Ihe United Suites wu��
given with three cheers and the declaration of Filipino Independence was reud.
As the result of a conference held ut
Mulolos a high insurgent ollicial informs
me tlint Aguinaldo will, within thc next
tew days, send a delegation to Oeneral
Otis to offer him formally tlie protectorate
of thc Filipino republic.
Murderou* TIiiik Is to linn*.
Fort Worth, Tex., Oct. 3.���Jim Oorling-
ton was convicted of train robbery and
murder and given the death penalty.
Threo others will be tried this week for
complicity in the same affair. In June
last Carlington, Moore, Ellis, Evans and
Petty held up a Santa Fe passenger train
near here. Carlington and Ellis boarded
the engine end shot and killed Engineer
Williams and Fireman Whittaker and
then kicked their bodies off the engine.
Now Hns n Rating*.
San Francisco, Oet. 3.���The steamer
Centennial, which three months ago was
engaged aR a transport to carry troops
to Manila, but was released on reports
that she was unfit for the service, has
sailed for Seattle for a cargo of coal. Tho
vessel has undergone a complete overhauling and now has a flrst class rating.
Berlin used up 811,018 tons of coal and
coke during the first six months of this
year. England furnished 132,022 tons of
this amount. Two Most Homarkable  It I vers.
From tbe beginning the Nile was an
exceptional river. Its sources were unknown. There were those who thought
that the- Nile flowed down from heaven; thnt it welled up from streams that
dlsfipiienred under the Mirth oil another' continent or, hi the very least,
that Its springs wore Inaccessible to
Tliere wa.s no such mystery about
the Euphrates. From the remotest
tlmc*s Its sources sci'in to hnve been
known by hearsay, if not by observation, to the dwellers on tbe const.
The Nile was bciicliceni even In Its
floods. The people learned to let Its
waters flow over tlie.li- lands at tbe
time of the Inundation, and where tbey
raised dikes nnd sunk canals nud basins It vrea to let ln tbe wnter. not to
keep lt out.
The Euphrates also had Its floods,
but these were destructive. They sear-
red the soft earth with ravines aud
���wept the fertile soil onward to build
new lands along the edge of the Persian Gulf. Tbe people anticipated the
overflow with dread, and their most
absorbing task was to restrain the
river within bounds. They became
more intimate with the earth than
their Egyptian contemporaries. They
learned how to mold tbe clay and to
make their houses nnd the bouses of
their kings anil their gods out of the
material under their feet. The Egyptians learned something about brick
manufacture, but tbey had no need
to depend wholly upon tbat sort of
building material, lt was easy for
them to obtain stone, aa their huge
piles attest.
fin Overworked Brain
From tlie Ttfctird, Pirfrrton, Ind.
Determined  to   rite    in   hia  chosen1
profession as an educator, Ernest Kemper, of Pieiceton, Ind., overtaxed himself mentally and   physically.    He was1
ambitious,   his  mind   was  always  on i
his work.     From early morn until late |
at night lie oontinually poured ovei bis
book a.
"Burned the candle at both eiula."
Few persons, even with tbe strongest
constitutions, can keep up under suoh
a strain.
In addition to his studies, Mr. Kemper waa teaching school some tbieu
miles from hia home. Finally, bis
excessive study and the exposure uf
going to and from aoliool in all kinds
of weather undermined his health.
He was taken to bis bed with pneumonia and   bis   overworked   brain   al-
Mingle Men Die Young.
Sermons are notoriously fond of statistics���whether those Immortalised by
Mr. Balfour or not-nml a certain Ur.
Schwartz has just published In Berlin
a little book which absolutely revels In
them. The worthy doctor has studied
the official statistics of length of life,
and has come to the conclusion that. In
order to live long. II Is necessary to be
married. Out of every TO men of 00
years of age 4H are married and 22 nre
���bachelors; at 70 the proportions are 27
to 11, and at 80 nine to three.
Of course, It may lie said Hint nt those
ages there are many more married than
single men, bnt Dr. Bchwarta is ready
for that objection, and replies that between the ages of 30 and 45 ibe mortality among bachelors la 21 per cent.,
while among married men It la only 18
per cenl. Dr. Schwartz lias proved that
It Is absolutely necessary to be married
If a man wishes to become a ceiitenas
rlan. for of fifty proved centemirlons
whom the doctor has examined not one
was a baehelor. It Is true that there
wer. no married men, either, for all of
the old men were widowers. Tbe facts
nre now established. To live long n
man must be married, and then become
a  widower at some period of bis life,
which has not yet in-en ascertained,
Kvldently, If Dr. Schwartz discovers
the exact length married life should
continue lie wlll have solved tbe problem of old age.
But It Is possible that wives would
not be so COtpploisanl as to leave their
husbands widowers exactly ou Ihe right
date, and until some arrangement Is
made on Ibis score tbe science of living
long wlll never be Absolutely exact.
Tin- HnltliiMirc nml (In- Petrel Will
(so to TIisii Twin. \t here (In- l-'ur-
elKn I''li-c|si Are liul hi-rl n�����Anilely lor  (lie  l-'utiii'i*.
0 *..
Washington,  Oct, .'I.- Secretary Kong,
upon advices received nl the state depart ment showing the existence of threatening conditions in China, ordered Admiral Dewey 11> send two warships Immediately from .Manila, tn a point as near
the Chinese capital as it is possible for
u war ship to approach. The vessels selected ure the Baltimore und the ivu-l.
This action shows conclusively the
moat collapsed. For several weeks he 7""''m' Ml D? the administration *l
WSS Seriously ill, *h*  existing  condition  of  affairs  in   the
Catarrh had taken root in hia system j Celestial empire. It woitbl seem to indi-
and his mind was in a delicate oomli- i <-*te that more sensational Information
tion. He was sent to Colorado Where ***���"�� ���*"���**���*" received from Minister ('linger
he spent three months  without receiv- j than the authorities have  made  public
The stale   department   I ills   I lie   follow-
I ing cablegram from Minister Conger at
'There   is   no   serious  danger   yet.   but
considerable anxiety la fell for the fu-
; tare,   Ths foreign fleets arc assembling
at Tien Tain. Some of the ministers hit
[ ordering marines  to Pekin  for legation
ing any benefit.    Then a uoted special
1st from Cleveland treated him without
avail, and then a hospital in Chicago
was tried, but all absolutely without
benefit. Finally his physician recommended Dr. Williams' Fink Pills for
Bale People, and from tbe first box he
began to improve.   Wben he had taken
Ilrlvcu  Out   Iiy   Vi'llniv   I'i'vi'r.
Jackson, Miss., Oct. '.I. The announcement of 10 new cases of yellow fever yesterday   has   hud   the effect   of   bast cuing
the departure of ths remaining citizens.
More eases will ilnubtlc-- be reported be*
tote nightfall. The state officials are
leaving  the city  and' the  -talc   house If
Wisconsin possesses a natural bridge
with nearly as much attractiveness as the
one in Virginia mads .famous by the vis-
nine boxes ho wus completely cured. |jti of George Washington. Tlie Badger
Thia famous blood and nerve medicine ; bridge is located in the town of Honey
bad accomplished what all his former ( Ciwk, eight miles east of Prairie du Sac.
expensive treatment failed   to   acoom-j    The t of  ���|0  ,,.,.,,.,   tl0vvh,e ,,,..
phsli. Mr Kemper says his catanh I .������.,������,���, ������ tlll) ���/���;������, siates treasury
has entirely let him: be is strong : ���,,������.��� (lml ,��� ������, f������mvl ������,,,,, ���,,.,;,
again and weighs nine pounds more
than be ever did. He gives the pills
the entire credit. He is starting teaching again and feels abundantly able to
continue tbe work. To prove that
the above is true in every respect, Mr.
Kemper made an affidavit aa follows:
Subscribed   and   sworn to before mo
this the 10th dav  of September,  1897.
K. P. WATT, Notary Publio.
We doubt if these pills have an equal
in all the range of medicine, for building up a run down and debilitatod system.
were no cases culling for the services of
its officialst .Maine, Xew Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, thc two Dakotas,
Idaho, liah and Wyoming.
And  Bow   Mr��. Pinkham   Helpa
Overcome Tbem.
A    U ..n.ll rlnl    t.rowtll    III    till*    llnsl-
iis'sm ut  Selllus.  riimis nml  Seeds.
A census bulletin, recently Issued, affords an Interesting exhibit of the statistics of commercial floriculture. That llori-
culture  us  au  Industry   WIS  in   the   last
Mrs Ma iiy Iimi iMnii. 1 ioi Marianne
St. Chicago, 111., lo Mrs. Pinkham:
" I have been troubled for the past
two years with falling of the womb,
leucorrluea, pains over my body, sick
headaches, backache, nervousness aud
weakness. 1 tried doctors and various
remedies without relief. After taking
two bottles of your Vegetable Compound, the relief 1 obtained was truly
census for the lirst time mude a subject; wonderful.    1 have now taken several
Oiliest 1,Ivlng ..iilliiir- hs.
Undoubtedly Mine, du Bos d'Klbhecq
Is the oldest living womnn wbo supports herself by her pen. (She Is 90
years old, and has outlived husband,
sou, grandchildren und friends, and Is
now living lu a convent at Anglers,
France. Mme. du Bos d'Klbbec(| ls a
prolific authoress. A list of her books
would till a column of a large news-
pa|\r. Some of them were highly successful, aud "lie Pere Kargeau" still
sells. Her handwriting remains Arm
and legible, and the works which she
now produces ure read chiefly by the
peasants nnd country folks. She began
to work for the printers at the age of
"Jo. that Is seventy nine years ago, and
her life ever aluce has been a regular
one. She has never been very poor and
never very well off. She was elected a
memlier Of the Soclete des (lens de Let*
tres tlfty-three yenrs ago.
of Investigation Is not surprising, when
Its late development is oonstdarou. With
the beginning of the century tufrre was in
lull the country but one commercial florist
��� (in New York), and fs un that time until
! 1880 but three were added) in lS'lt) there
! cere but  1- in all:   in   is in but 37;  in
I860 llic whole country contained but 187.
, Yet within  the Iu*rt  10 years  1800 new
I concerns huve been established, nnd 2800
I since 1870, the census counting in 181)0 a
total of 4009 of these enterprises, :il2 of
which  ure  owned  and  managed   by  women.   The vnlue of ihc total sales reported   exceeds   $12,000,000   for   planbi,   and
114.000,000 for cut flowers.   New York is
fur in thc lead, with sales of nearly .I'll,-
000,000, and Pennsylvania, Illinois, New
Jersey, Ohio and Massachusetts follow iu
onter at  lung distance.    More than  81,-
000,000 catalogues arc issued annually.
There is certainly room for a grenl extension of this industry, for California
hns shown itscll to be iii'n adapted io
the growing of flowers, and especially of
gulden seeds.
Ready for the Next. ���
A certain eminent Judge wbo wns recently re-elected, when he wns asked
about tbe facility with which he turned from one case to nnother, replied
thnt he hnd learned thut from what he
saw nt a baptism of colored people
when he was a boy. Tbe weather was
very cold, so thnt to Immerse tbe candidates they were obliged to cut away
the Ice. It befell that wben one of the
female converts, was dipped back In
tbe wnter, tbe cold made ber squirm
about, and In a moment she had slipped from the preacher's hnnds and waa
down the stream under the Ice. Tbe
preacher, however, was not disconcerted. Looking up with perfect calmness
at the crown on the bank, he saldt
"Brethren, this sister bath departed-
band me down another."���Argonaut
Thickest Coal Seam.
Tbe thickest known coal seam In the
world ls the Wyoming, near Twin
' Oreek, ln tbe Green River coal basin.
Wyoming. It Is eighty feet thick, .and
upward of 8,000 feet of solid coal under*
Hea 4,000 acres,	
What has become of tbe old fash*
Soaed bo/ who wore red top boettt
Beer sells at 10 cents a glass in Oregon
bceuuse of the war tax.
more bottles of your famous medicine
and can say thnt 1 am entirely cured."
Mrs. Henry Dorh. No.SOflFlndleySt.,
Cincinnati, Ohio, to Mrs. Pinkham :
" For a long time 1 suffered with
chronic inflammation of the womb,
pain in abdomen and bearing-down
feeling. Was very nervous at times, and
so weak I was hardly able to do anything. Was subject to headaches, also
troubled with leucorrbuea. After doctoring for many months with different
physicians, and get ting no relief, 1 had
given up all hope of being well
again when i reed of the great good
, Ly(Jia E. Pinkham s Vegetable Compound was doing 1 decided immediately to give lt a trial. The result was
Simply past belief After taking four
bottles of Vegetable Compound and
iising three packages of Sanative Wash
1*1 can say 1 feel like a new woman. I
deem it my duty to announce the fact
to my fellow sufferers that Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable remedies have
entirely cured me of ull my pains and
suffering 1 have her iilnnc lo thun la
for my recovery, for which I am grate
ful. May ticitvi'ii bless her for tha
good work she is doing for our sex."
A Beautiful Present
In order to further introduce ELASTIC STARCH (Flat Iron Brand),
the manufacturers, I. C. Hubinger Bros. Co., of Keokuk, Iowa, have
decided to (11 Vi*: AWAY a beautiful present with each package of
starch sold.   These presents are in the form of
Beautiful Pastel Pictures
Tbey are 13x19 inches in size, and are entitled as follows:
Lilacs and
Lilacs and
These rare pictures, four in number, by the renowned pastel srtlst,
R. LeRoy, of New York, have been chosen from the very choicest subjects
in his studio and are now offered for the first time to the public.
The pictures are accurately reproduced in all the colors used in the originals, and are pronounced by competent critics, works of art.
Pastel pictures are the correct thing for the home, nothing surpassing
them in beauty, richness of color and artistic merit.
One of these pictures
will be  given away
with each package of
purchased of your grocer. It is the best laundry starch on the market, and
is sold for 10 cents a package. Ask your grocer for this starch and get a
beautiful picture.
Elastic Starch
"rfagle Woolen Mills/;;���*
Manufacturers of Pure All Wool, Fleece  Wool  Clothing, Furnishings, Blankets
aud Flannels.   Dealers in Hats and all lines belonging to a clothing
store.   We save you the retailers profit.    Bring tins "Ad "
it entitles you to 5 per cent discount.
1 ..Ln ini.,   S;ii'ii>s_n   boats ������ Million   in
li 111 lil I.iu*-��� I'i -si"   Are I'i-i-InIiIiiu
111   (III-   Wl'nlem   I'.irlls.n uf  Uu-  1II-
lill|l|i>   Sluts-.
Colorado Springs, 60I., Oct. 3.���This
city hml n visitation of tire Saturday af*
icrunon which threatened for four hours
to destiny thc entire business district.
The wind wns blowing 4n miles nu hour
from the southwest when the fire started
at the 1). 4, H. ti. rfeignt de|K>t at the
font of Cuoharls street at 2:10 p. in. and
grew rapidly,   A strip four blocks long,
north to south and two blocks wide from
east to west has been burned over, but at
this hour (S p. m.) the conllngnition is
believed to be under control. The flames
are still leaping high in the air over the
burned district but the wind has died
down and there is no doubt thnt the lire
engines whieh have come from Denver and
Pueblo in response to appeals for aid, will
be able to confine the flames within the
present limits.
The Antlers hotel, nne of the largest
in the west, three lumber yards and two
blocks of business houses have been destroyed. In round numbers the loss is
estimated at $1,000,000; insurance one-
half of  that amount.
The fire started in a pile ot rubbish underneath the platform of the Denver _,
Hio tli-ande freight depot. Within live
minutes it had communicated to freight
cars and it spread to i-.ipidly that it was
impossible to move any of the chi-s. Half
a car of powder consigned to tl. S. Dailies
&. Sons exploded.   Tlie cars ere thrown
for hundreds of feet and the wonder is
that nobody was injured. Then came the
terrible danger to the city.
While ilie big li res were burning, several small unes broke out throughout the
city,   destroying   several   residence*!,   and
threw the people into consternation.   'Tlie
limits of the burned district arc the Denver & liio 1,1.ni,I,- railroad  on  the west,
Cascade avenue on ihe east, Pike's Peak
avenue on thi���iioitli aud Ouchorii street
1111 the souths    Among the business houses
burned out are the following 1 MacFarload.
& Hills, blacksmiths j Irving & Sons,
blacksmiths j silver Moon restaurant,
Kelly Ooal Company, fells Americano,
Bloome, tailorj Diet*, blaokamith; John
; Kline,   painter;    liartlctt,   blacksmith;
('reamer & Jordan,  hlarksinilhs;   Mosco-
i its, clothing! A. Scphiro, clothing; J. M,
j Lfolliwan, ihoemaker; s. K. Kline, jew
! elry; Marlowe Bros., confectioners; t'amp-
I bell feed store, seciiudliand store, restaurant, and grocery next to Gulf depot, Salvation Army hull, Cuba Clothing Company,    Selilolridge  Warehouse Company,
Their losses range flora $.*i00 to IBOOO.
Ten partly loaded freight cars on the
Denver it Rio Qronde tracks were burned.
Severn] arrests have been Dade of persons suspected of starting or attempting
to start fresh fires, hut there is no question that the first lire at the Denver is
llio QraQde freight house was entirely accidental, possibly being caused hy a spark
from a locomotive.
This year he Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland celebrated its .Villi anniversary. It was founded in Kilkenny,
and now numbers on ils roll I4(KI fellows
and members, in every pari of the globe.
Out of the niiiuy thousands of candidates declined for the Hritish army each
year by far the largest number ure rejected on account of being unable to pass
the authorized test for eyesight.
Why don't you
use money=back
A Schilling & Company
. 1 wmii ii.iiiiiiiiiiwisniiimiiwiiiiiwmiii ^���JHvWv^��vWM^^^#
I 4"TATT00
Some people are awakened
by u sudden, liiiui noise.,
but soon fall asleep
To Boob tho ordinary
Alarm Clock is but a
murmur in tlie ear. For
those is designed the "Tut-
too'' which   rings its alarm
Intermittently through a, period of a quarter of an hour.
Wo havo this useful clock
In stock, and would  like you
tn see it.
d $
&   All work and goods   X
guaranteed. &
��v* -v* *\r **v* -v* '"��� ���." *V- -v- *v* - , ��� *v* *v4
Mr. and .-irs. G. O. Buchanan weut
to Nelson 'r,iesday. Mrs. Buchanan returned the same day.
PIjnnbb���Dbbiokson���By Rev. .T.A.
Wood at tho residence of the bride's
father, Tobias Pennef of ukiobnma. to
Anna Derickson daughter of Abraham
Dsrlckgon of Knslo.
Tho following special days at the
Spokane Fruit Fair have .been chosen
by different orders for the remainder
of tbo Pair: Saturday, Oot. 8, Commercial Travellers. Monday, loth, Porost*
ers'df America, Tuesday, 11th. Woodmen of the World. Wednesday, 12th,
Benevolent Order of Idles. Thursday,
Kith, Modem Woodmen of Amerfca.
Last Juno a miner named Win. Burdick lost his watch In the lake noar
Argenta, when the wati r waa aboul 25
feet deep, mid recovered it Baturday
hist In three feet of water, The watch
was seemingly unharmed and vei'y
Blightly rusted and can easily be made
as good as ever by a little manipulation
by one of Kaslo's tlme-plooe oxp
Ire cream served fi bi ��������� Ith alloi di ������������
from Ti to 8 ii m. daily at the Queen.  '
Ot 'he foregoing, the following havo paid dlv.
IderuU as followa:
Payne. $i> mm .Noble Five..,, 4U,000
Slncnn Star....    4nntiMiO.(tOodeiioUKh... 32,500
Ruth     l'.(i'i,HUIi,\VaiihhiK'tiiii... 20,000
Beeo    387,5tXi|Jaek��on  .o.ooo
Rauibler-Oari..    40,i 00 Surprise.,  liii.uoo
Bealdol the foregoing, other mines, uiwtock-
cil, have iniiil ilividi ii'ii as follows:
fill'liii !"...**.  ���'���lu ii ���.. l.i. I i'i: mice... " HT.liiib
Whitewater...    tW,onO:Antolne     as.ooo
Blooan Boy...,     28,noo|Monitor      l.i.ooo
Following Is a comparative statement of ore
Bhipped from partsof thG^Blooan nnd Ainsworth
mining ill-iriits, ptL- tng tlirougli the custom
house ut {Casio to fori Ign smelters for the live
rcoordod months of 1895, ail ofl896andl897:
..                         Qross Weight GroB. Value of
IBUr'                     of "re ill Cbs, "ro in Dollars
188. (5 months)..'.,.         2,202,890 *   114,841
1890 (12 months).,..       23,844,524 1,114,110
1897 (12 months)...,       78,806,890 a.OlKi.Kao
Totals        09.U8.804 14,628,49
Polio wing lt Stable ol Ihc leading  stocked
mining companies oi the Blocap and Ainsworth
mining divisions: ^
.1. Wefers left Wednesday morning
lor the Fruit Pair at Spokane,
The str. Kokanee will discontinue
the run up to Argenta after October 14,
c. W. McAnn, Q.C., and A.Whaaller
.vent '������> Nelson Tuesday on legal business.
I'h ��� Kool may saw mill closed down
ii f iw iiu.'.i ago for tlie winter, bul tbe
factor j la ��til! running.
John Milllngton left Tuesday on the
Alberta (or the fool of tbe lake, where
hi- and his brother's (family are oamp
Among Kaslo visitors to Nelson in
connection with county court business
wc. may mention s.i'.Tusj^. R, McLean
and I,. Ss tin 11 op.
Tlio govoi nor-general-ln-counoll has
boon pleased to appoint Thursday,
Nov. --H. i. ai ;i day sot apart for gen-
ajral thanksgiving throughout tin-
The K. ik. S, Ry. survey parly, under
l. II. Gray, C.E., bave met the C. P.R.
party from Trout lnko, on the Lapd i
river and t'..u two parties arc uov/ running lines side by side,
Tbe inland Empire, an extra edition
of the Spokesman-Review, Bpokane,
gotten up for the Fruit Fair, arrived
Wednesday, tt consists wholly of
views of the principal Features of tbe
ciiy, arranged very artistically.
Soott Thornbntg and Angus Beaton
returned Thursday ovonlng from a
prospecting trip up tlio Upper Duncan,
where they had beon for tbe past month
or so. Prospect inn' is done for this season as snow is already 1. u Jeep up the
In oonneotlon with tbe Spokane Fruit
Fair the International Navigation auu
Trading Co, will  sell  return  tiekets
from October 3rd tu Kith, fur 111.00,
via live Milo Point  and S. 17 jr. N. ](.:
and for 19,115 via Bonnor's  Ferry  ami
li. N. Ity.
The Morning '.Pole2ram,Winnipeg, of
the 88tb Sept., (fame, t > band thi* week
with an elgbt*pago supplement giving
tho history of the I'l'iili'ii City from
the time the Hrst European (Sieur Vur-
annes do la Vortiudr.yi'i, in 1036, set
foot on its present slto down to the
present timo, It ia very interesting
and complete.     (
At the residence of Mr.*. Monroe,
Hlthet Btreet, Victoria, on Wednesday
afternoon, tho Rev. Dr. Campboll cola-
orated the marriage of .Tames Wilson
8:nith,,of Ainsworth, B.C., and Miss
Catherine Jane Munroe, < f Victoria.
The happy couple left by the Islander
for Ainswoith where thoy will make
their home.���Province.
Sam Sehwander will give o gold
ring, worth $20 to any one who can
produce a watch that he cannot put in
iici feet order. Ho can be fount! at tho
Kaslo Drug store. Call arid see
him. *
A fashionable wedding took place la
the Presbyterian church lasl evening,
when Margaret Eleanor, daughter of
Mr. Archibald McCallum, was united
In marriage to Alfred McQueen, nne of
Kaslo's rising young  1 chants.   The
ceremony was performed by Rev. Ml*
Menzies, pastor ol the churoh. The
bride was waited on byMlsi Menzies
while Mr. Cook   attended   tbe   groom,
The floral decorations of the church
were very beautiful. Lilies and other
flowers mingled with autumn follai e In
rich profusion. In fronl of the altar
and over the heads of the bridal party
was a pretty aroh of evergreens and
flowers. The churoh was orowded bj
all the young people ol Kaslo to witness tbe happ ���   real,
The appearance of the bride    1 1
uii attention to be 1 ent red upon her as,
leaning on in r fathers arm, she  |
up the isle In ber mi        ��� ent gown of
pali  blue fl cured  satin  : rimmed   Wll b
laco, ami adorned with ������ : ! ���
bridal veil and orange blossoms; carrying in her hand a bouquet of autumn
asters, marguerites and maiden hair
After the ceremony the party iv-
paired to the residence of tin. bride's
parents where a reoeption was hold
and congratulations offered to the
bride and groom. The happy couple
left for liits fruit fait'on the Str. International, and were given a betfrty send
off by a host of admiring friends.
i I'Vi"'   I
Noblo Five	
Washington ... .
Itanibler-Oai I boo,
Burprlno.     . 1. . .
Ureal v, ��� stern   .
American Boy
K a lo Montosama..
si  i  ivornu
Loudon mil	
Win I: liiiimiim!
Mci.eod         .   .
Ti'. ill     	
No. Ot       1'0    Market
shares ' Value   Value
We Want Your Trade!
And are determined to get the bulk of
the Family Trade of this Town, if keeping
in stock the Choicest of Groceries, and
Selling them at verg Low Prices will give
it io us.
We may be out of the way in the matter
of location, but arc strictly in the way
of giving you more value for your money
than you can get at any other place.
1  ,001
1 OU
1,    1,000
.   ,.
. ,(HJ0,000
.. a 1 uo
; ��� 00
1,000 000
Corner 0/ A Avenue and Third Sin ���.!, > Kaslo. B. C.
iSll -ituck nil till' 1      1 i"l
Por good maple syrup with   vour hot
oalcee en in the Queen.
(iriiivn til Inline nud cuiiiiot be Iictttcn
in the wm bl.
5,000 Slicks well bleached Celi.i'y,
2,000 Head of Cabbage,
7 Tons <>f Potatoe*,
���I Tons of Scarlet CuitoU,
Ti Tons Tutniips, yellow and white,
2 Tons of Parsnips,
' Aui 0 of Spinach,
Pride per 100 pound Lots -Calory, 86 ctuitti por
iloziu; potatoes,$1.38; the e-st 11.80, i"'  on
board tin:str. luti-iiiiitlnun!.
OUTLET, Cot! Btr, International,
1.1 .".ii, im
New York. s,'|,t  _l.   silver.80J<��
I-I-U.1  Strong; i"ciii-r*i' price, M.8��, exchange
rnuii Jun. 1, lsiis, to date tne leading mini's
of the Blocan region have snipped over the
Kaslo 1. Blooan Railway for water transportation from Kanlo. an followsi
Tout.. Mine,
aUHl Ktiruka	
2l!B fidelity	
:>,u Queen Bess..
...     170
Slocan Star*	
-1  Jackson	
888 nil,-,,11	
Lucky Jim	
900 Montezuma*..,
...    578
1-ttnt (.'nance	
880 Charleston...
'.'(I Antiitni>..7...
...      BO
Qoodeaonghs.. ..
silver Dell	
r.-' Bismarck	
Spokajte Falls
Nelson <[ Fort Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
Tho only all mil route without
ohange oi cms between Nolson ami
1 lossland ��'"i Spokane "il:1 Elossland,
Leave8.20 a. ra Nelson  Arriv 8,88p. m
Leave 12.08 u. m,.,Bowilan I     .Arrivell.'in p.m
I.eave s.iin u. in     .Bpok&no    ' Arrive 8,10 p. m.
The train that Leaves Nelson aj, ii:20
a. m. mattes close connections nt Spoknne with trains for nil . . .
PusHcnut.'i'K for Kettle river & Boundary
ck. connect at, Marcus with Stage daily.
('. I'. .V T. Apont.
The following is a parllnl utalemeut of oro
BhlpmentlOvertboCP.lt. from Sloean aud
Lardeau points since January 1st, not include.]
in the foregoing:
(Slocan Star....'-..
Alamo. . 	
2t(K) Idaho
40 Queen Be3.i
. 2O0 Cumberland
111 ���,
Navigation^ Trading Co., '*���<'
Sleamcrs IntiTuatiunal nnd Alherta on Kool-
iiiuv 1 jake and Itivi r- Bummer Tims card in effort l.'ith March, 1S98 --Subject to change,
lor Nelson and way |ioiiits,dnilyi.')ti'eptSutiday,
.,80 m. in. Arrive Northport 8.48 a. ni.; Rosslnnd, 11.20a. in. and Bpokane, 8.10 p. m.
Leave Nelson (nr Kuslo innl way points, dally
eM'ei.t Sunday ,5.00 p.m. u aveBpolaape8J��Ja.m.i
Hosulaiu!. s.i.". a. m.: Northliort, 1.86p. ta.
I Ive Mile Point I'onneetiiiu with nil jiassonger
trains of S. & F. B. Kv. to and fruui Northport,
Kossland arid Spokane. Tickets sold and hag-
Kage elieekcil \o all United States points.
sl'i: V.MKK ALRBRTA���Leaves Knslo lor Kuskonook ami wnv^i untsand Ronner's Berry.Ida.
Tiuwdavs anrt Saturdays at O.OO p.m*., arriving at
Kuskon'oi)'; al 10^*0p.m. nnd Ronner'sIV'rryatS
am. noxt day. Returning 1 vs. llonner's Ferry
V. eil.. I'rlilnvs and innl Sundaysnt 2 p. m., arv.
Kuskonook 8 p, m��� Kaslo 1 a. in. following day.
Also from Mny Mh steamer will make same trfp
lenvlntr Kanlo every Thursday at ti o'clock a. m.
Honner's Perry connection with all passenger
trains of G.N. Ry.arv. westward at Spokane
:1.10 p. tn.. or lv. llonner's Korry for the east nt
1.18 p, in.   Kaals and bevthRiiot included.
PaKsciigers mi i-s. International I rom Nelson,
etc., fur I'liints on ' ike south of Pilot Ray, will
connect m that polut .with the SS. Alberta.
Passengers for Nelson vis Ss. Alherta, trots
points south of Pilot Pay, can by arrangement
erut Pilot Ray or Ains-
ional at Kaslo.
iirtnvs steamers ronnevv Kootonay Isake
and Slocan poinls with all points In I!. S. and
( niiaon bv win of Spokane ami Kootenay river.
O. Al.l.XANUEIl, (ieneralManager.
P.O. Bos 122, Koslo, B.C.
Tons. Mine. *   Tons. ...
ii) SUrstCun no ' with pnrser.have stop-over at I'll
iftllWa-������rie'r no! w_rtt.o��'(!"iinoet b'ith'Iittrrnatl
* CoTniiifnv'R stennrers ron-.n*t '.
The reliable Insurance Com ponies an :
The Imperial Fire Insurance Co.
Limited, of   ondon, Ln
The Northern Life Assurance Co..
of   ondon, Ont.
The Ontario Aecident  Insurance
Co., of Toronto.
Rates low.   Plans cguitablc.
,ta_i_5fi_*> ^^i^^��^^S5_^
For tk
The  liveliest  and  Newsiest paper
in the Slocan.
$��3 Per Annum.
^1 For 6 M!onths.
Special trial offer for Cash.-
3 Months for 50 Cts.
Olub Offer.
r t'
We will send The News and the Toronto Mail
and Empire to any subscriber not in
i        ��� ���  * .--. , ���. ������
arrears for $2 in advance.


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