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 BRITISH COLUMBIA NEWS.
TF You Would Reiph
progressive people r.d-
|  tise in THE NEWS.
VOL. I.
KASLO, B. C., FRIDAY, SEPT. 10.1897.
NO. 10.
1
Figures that Demonstrate Their Val-
ueandPermanance.
Siipt. E. ,1. Field on the Present and Future Prospects of the Slocan.
"The fact that the mines continue
shipping is prima fade evidence that
thoy are making money," snid Supt. E.
J. Field of the Wonderful mine,recently to a News representative while the
price of silver was several points lower
than at present.
"How much lower a price on silver
can the Slocan mines a Stand?" was
asked.
"Considerably lower, especially if
load continues to advance as it is do
ing," was the reply. "Take, for in
stance, the ore shipments of the Won
derful for the past 11! months and apply present market quotations lo them.
Wo have shipped 636 tons, or .'14 car
loads of ore to Tacoma, Everett, Pueblo and Kaslo. From this we have received 62,171 ounces of silver valued at
$40,020 and 7.12,(504 !bs. of lead valued
at 120,641, making a total of 961,161
The moan or average price that produced these figures were $11 per cwt
for lead and (Hi cents per ounce for silvor. The mean or average values of
all Slocan ores will probably nearly
correspond with ours, which run 111.20
ozs. silvor to the ton and 00.40 per cent
load, giving a value at these ligures of
$111.26 per ton of 3hipping ore. It
should bo borne in mind also that these
dollars are gold dollars: for unnocos
sary as that statement may seem to
most people, certain easterners are
found who want to scale down tho ligures of the output of a silver mine by
the por cent of difference in tin- metal
value of a silvor dollar and a gold
dollar.
"If this mass of silvor and lead metal
were thrown on the market today (September 3rd) with silver at 52 cents per
ounce and lead at $3.85 per cwt., thero
would be a loss on tho silvor from last
year's average of 6(( cents per ounce, of
$8,703; while there would bo a gain on
lead of $0,228, which would nearly
oij utilize each other at the present figures. But with the certainty of the
advance in lead and the strong probability of the advance in silvor, tho coming year *b apt to be a much more prosperous one for the Slocan miners than
the last one was.
, "If dry ore silvor mines in tho United
Slates close, that will almost certainly
bring up the price of silver by curtailing the supply, and our silver lead
mines can run right, along. This country has, so far, developed Itself from its
own resources. Without an exception,
the oro bearing veins of the district
have steadily improved with development. No real mine in the S'ocan district has as yet shown any docreaso in
ore producing capacity, On tho contrary, they either remain stable or improve with depth.
"Other features that make this district appeal strongly to any business
man seeking legitimate enterprise, are
these: No costly machinory Is needed
for the development of these minos.
Nearly all the mines so far discovered
can be developed by tunnels from the
surface driven on tho vein, at an average expense of less than $8 por foot.
Tlie only tools required for the exploitation of these mines are common tunnel cars,or wheel-barrows, picks, shovels and hand drills. The ores extracted
go as direct to market as do tho products of the farm.
"Our ores are high grade. If millions
can bo made out of low grado mines,
why should any ono be apprehensive of
tho future of this district? The Rossland ores taken as they run throughout
the district will not average over $20
per ton, and are costly to work. The
famous Treadwell mine near Juneau,
Alaska, has an average ore valuo of
less than $5 per ton. The Homestake
In tho Black Hills, Dakota, has an average ore value of less than $4 per ton,
and yet has declared $9,000,000 in dividends.     ,   ,.      .
. ' 'The man wlio owns a gold mine generally needs one or two good silver
mines to pay its expenses until it begins to pay dividends; while with comparatively little development a silver-
lead mine like the Payne will net its
owners $100,000 per month." 1
ISDBX TO THIS WHISK'S ISSL'B.
FIRST I'AGE���
Our 6tlvcr-I->ad Mines.
Gold In Mexico.
A Chain ol Minim: i inn[..-
Until Lead and Silver.
Gold at Ainsworth.
Sloean Record Olllce.
SECOND 1'AGE-
Tho Tunnel and Shall.
Shear Vnnsence
Official Directory.
Traveler'-, 'Hide.
Mlsccllaneoi.
I'llIRT) I'AGE-
Trlik Hike Ridlns;
Bullet I'roof Cloth.
The "Canadian Scrap Book.'
.Miscellaneous.
I'OCRTH PAGE���
Ore Shipments.
Thirst for Gold.
Editorial OiitcroppinRs.
Personal.
Local Brevities.
Tellurldc Gold in Lankan.
FIFTH I'.U IE-
Murder will Out.
A Wooden Wedding,
New lliilliut; Stock,
sandon's Bright Prospects,
Absurd Cholera Yarn.
The Kimberlv Looking Well.
Better Settle that Strike.
City Council ProeeeiliiiKs.
SIXTH  I'AGK-
Utah's Bin Jubilee.
Miscellaneous.
SEVENTH l'AGE-
Misccllancous.
EIGHTH l'AGK-
Farcwi-11 to Mrs. McKochnic.
Hotel Arrivals.
Mining Records.
Advertised Letter List.
GOLD IN MEXICO.
Discoveries said to Surpass Kichness
of the Klondike.
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 5.���A special
to the Journal from Sedalia says that
G. W. Corking, a capitalist, and Leo
Cloud, an expert mining engineer of
Cincinnati, representatives of a St.
Louis andiCincinnati syndicate, loavos
here tomorrow for tho west coast of
Mexico to practically verify the value
of gold placer and quartz mineB which
have recently been secured by the syndicate through concessions and mineral
land grants from the republic of
Mexico.
Messrs. Corkins and Cloud will go
direct to Ilermosillo and from there to
the gold fields in the now Kldorado, located in the Yaqui Indian country,
which has just beenViponod to entry to
white men.
This part of Mexico has been explored but little by the whites, but if
the reports of the syndicate prospectors
aro true the mountain ranges alopg the
west coast of Mexico are richer even
than those of tho Klondike.
The placer mines are said to be mar-
velously rich in scale and nugget gold,
while the quartz rock in the upper
ledges contains veins of free milling
ore which assays from $50 to $200 pet-
ton.
The syndicate succeeded in keeping
the discovery a secret while securing
its mining patents and concessions, and
If the reports received here are substantially correct the syndicate will be
able to turn the tide of fortune hunters
from the gold fields of Alaska to the
Eldorado of Mexico.
MT. .1
ill
-fan
onLeadJii.
A CHAIN 01* MIXING CAMPS.
Prom Cape Horn to St. Michaels, Opening Up Vast Resources.
Denver, Col. Sept. (3.���"Wc aro on
tho vorgo of a groat mining era,"
remarked Clarence King, fornior chief
of tho United Geological survey, today.
"The time is not far distant when a
ipan can start out of Denver and travel to Klondike, stopping every night
aba raining camp. Already two American stamp mills are pounding away on
the borders of tho Btralts of Magellan
and the day is approaching when a
chain of mining camps will extend
from Cape Horn to St. Miohaels. 1 believe we aro about to enter upon a century which will open up vast resources
and will be tho grandest the earth has
ever known. Before the end of the
20th century the traveler will enter a
Bleeping car at Chicago, bound via
Bering Straits for St. Petersburg, and
the dream of Governor Gilpin will be
realized."
i
Mr. King is on his way oast from Seattle, whero he "Outfitted a party for
Klondike. He believes if the next
steamer from the gold fields brings 81,-
000,000 or thereabouts, over 100,000
men will go into the Yukon country
next spring.
New Dairy.
B. W. Washburn of Port Hill on the
Kootenay river, brought in a dozen
milch cows on the steamer Ainsworth
this we6k, ttnd will start a new dairy
west of town.
Moreton Freweii Discusses the Situation With Reference to Bimetallism.
Silver Quotations for Week.
Friday, Sep. 3 52       cts. per o/..
Saturday, Sept. 4 53 3-8 cts. por oz.
Monday, Sep', ft 53 3-8 ots. per oz.
j Tuesday, Sept. 7 54 1-4 cts. per oz.
' Wednesday, Sept. 8... .58     cts. per oz.
Thursday, Sept. 9 53 1-4 cts. per oz.
Friday, Sept. 10 ,")3 3-4 cts. per oz.
The above schedule shows silver today to be one and three-quarter cents
higher than last Friday and two and
one-half cents higher than its low record of September 1st. Last Tuesday
it rose to 54J, aocording to Spokane
papers, but our wires here gavo it 54J.
Lead also continues to rise, having
gone up 15 cents per cwt, during the
week. As noted in our metal quotations elsewhere, its price today is,
brokers, $4: exchange. $4.40. The relations of exchange prices and brokers
prices aro discussed further on. Yesterday's first wire gave lead at 86.80
accompanied by rumors that this was
for future delivery and none offered,
on a wild market. This seems to have
been a mistake, however, its a subsequent wire gave the same figures as
today.
The. Lead Industry Booms,
A dispatch from St. Louis says that
prosperity has struck the lead industry
and the market is on the boom. Prices
aro higher than they have been for
the past live years with the prospect of
attaining the highest point in the history of the metal. Missouri mines,
which were on the point of closing
down, have resumed operations full
blast, aud will produce ��a larger tonnage than ever before. Since August,
1896, when the price of lead reached
tho lowest, it has boen gradually climbing. It is confidently predicted by
competent authority that the price will
reach $4.50 before the close of the year.
Exchange Price vs. Brokt-r'H rrlee.
"Lead was quoted at $4.25 and $4.35
in Now York last Friday, that being
the highest price attained in over live
years. I confidently expect it to reach
$4.50 and possibly higher,"said John A.
Finch to a Spokesman-Review reporter last Saturday.
"You refer to the exchange quotation
and not the brokers', do you not?" he
was asked.
"Tho exchange [quotation is the real
price," answered Mr. Finch. "The
brokers have ^ot together and fixed up
a method of naming a 'brokers' price',
which is really no price at all. If you
ask a broker about it, he will toll you
it is tho price for a largo quantity. If
you offer to buy at that price, he will
tell you it is not the car load figure,
but tho price for large lots, and if ho is
pinned down closely ho will refuse to
sell at the price quoted. The exchange
price tells the true stale of the
market."
Continuing Mr, Finch said: "Load
is a luxury. Statistics prove that a
largo por cent goes into the manufacture of white lead, which is used in
painting. When times aro hard,houses
go uupalntod, and when prosperity
returns there is a general desire to
brighten the home with a fresh coat of
paint, and so the demand for white lead
is strengthened. I am told that at
presont tho sale of that product is immense, and of course that strengthens
the market for lead. When you stop
to consider it, there are many more
ways in which lead is a luxury than in
which It is a necosslty. A large per
cent of tho annual output goes into ammunition, and another liberal portion
is usod in plumbing. Whon times are
close, men do less hunting and not so i
many houses ��re fitted with water |
pipes. It will lie readily understood,!
therefore, that the return of more
prosperous conditions jtbroughout tho
country must havo a tondency to make
the price of load go higher."
Remarkable Letter From Moreton Frewcn.
,'Moroton Frowen, the eminent writer J
on political economy, ha^ sent a very
interesting lettor to Judge Goodwin of
the Salt Lake Tribune, upon the subject of bimetallism and the advancement which tho American eoraniission-
.ors havo made and are making with
the European powers. When the commissioners started upon their mission.
Frowen did not attach much importance to tlieir mission. For this reason
the tone of his lettor is :he moro significant.    He says:
You see, our people hnve never hHii any practical respect for your financial methods: Indeed, why should they? Thus the movement
of a great nation: the bimetallism of Hryau.tlic
bimetallismoi McKinloy had quite failed to
impress us. Hut this quite unexpected movement toward free coinage in France has come
as a bolt from the blue.*  _��
French finance has always appeared to us
wholly admirable. That thrifty conservative
France should adopt the attitude that the two
great republics could safely "go it alone," if
our Indian mints reopened, and if Berlin would
agree to take a little silver annually, and sell
none���it is hardly possible to overrate the moral effect of such a development as this. It is not
America, then, that ta dragging forward an unwilling France; it is rather France that is about
lo become the target of the gold press!
When Woleott returned from France last February and declared that Meline, the French
prime minister, was in a likely mood, he said
very little more, and the thing seemed to us
wholly improbable. But here is liaron t'our-
ccl, the French ambassador, collaborating with
your men at every step, and Meline declared to
a friend the other day, "If we (the government)
arc put out because of our support of silver,
we shall not be out long."
You can then imagine tlie surprise of our
people at the attitude ol the French ministry
Ilryan. we were told, was a low fellow; he was
a "repudiatoi"-a "lifty-cent dollar" mini; but
here is a French government working quietly
for a forty-flve-ceiit dollar,for a r.atio of 1 tol."i},a
and our press, in dumb surprise, has not yet
found any adjectives,
It is strange tlint the member of this cabinet
from whom the least was hoped, Sir Michael
Beach, the chancellor of the exchequer, is apparently the most anxious of all to help tilings
forward to a speedy settlement; while on the
other hand thai member whose ipeochesln the
past have done the most to arouse public opinion hes*e, to the great dangers Impending, is today making all the trouble within the cabinet.
I refer to Goschen, who was tlie chancellor of
the exchequer in Lord Salisbury's former government. It was this same Mr. llosehen who,
when representing this government at the
���i. netary eonlerenee in 1'aris in 187K, snid;
"'Hi general effect whicii would be made on
every hi "d to get rid of tlie white metal might
Occasion t ��� greatest disorders in tlie economic
world and pi,, luce a crisis more disastrous
than any within Ihe memory of nian,"
It was he also who described the gold mono-
metallic theory as "mischievous" and "I'topi-
an." Is it not amazing thstwhen by consent
of other nations, we ate to have gold here, if
we rigidly demonetize gold in India, making
India still the free silver "sink"���Is it not
amazing that Mr. Gosolien, who has brought
us all to recognize the shoals we are running
on, should now be npprenlly unnerved and
vacillating; determined In discover imaginary
ilifliculties and to invent dangers?
Bimetallism atl to 16341 I'bnt Is rupee exchange at ten to the sovereign; the tnel and
the yen nnd nil the exchanges with sho.OOU.ixki
of Asiatics deprived of the present gold premium of 1110 per cent. This seems too good to be
true. Commercially it means a new heaven
and a new earth ; a far better world tomorrow
for all the white races. It is better not to anticipate such blessings as near at. hand; but 1
do feel, after a period of despondency, thnt perhaps the very lasl chapters of tliis strange liis-
inrv of financial anarchy, which dates back to
187:i, are even now being written.
Silver liecoming Scarce In India
The New York  Evening Host's London correspondent cabled last Friday
as follows:
I have just learned that, following tlie recent
decision of tlie India government to suspend
council drafts, it is now decided thnt the Indian
government will receive nexl Tuesday tenders
for drafls for rupees amounting to about 18,000,-
U00; that is to say, instead .of selling drafts.
their balances In India are so low' that they
want to buy remittances. This fact, which
will probably not bo known to tlie London
iilnrket nnlil tomorrow, Is of utmost interest,
as It will nt once bring into prominence the
-ilvcr position in India and tlie scarcity oi silver currency on asloned by requirements connected with the war operations of tlie frontier.
War is probable iii India and remittances of
the kind wanted by the Indian government are
believed to In- scarce.
I .mill.>n Smtlnt  Predicts ii Sharp lteioverj
Various reasons are given for the full
in the price of silver, tho chief being
tho absence of buyers, but wo believe
the real reason to bo tho desire of
American speculators to sell a large
block which they had been holding as
a hedge against a fall in stocks, says
London Statist. Apparently, speculators, seeing tho improvement in trade
in tho United States, and witnessing
tho rapid rise in prices of Amorican
railway securities, were anxious to participate in the improvement, and consequently sold their silver at whatever
price it would fetch, with the result
that buyers largely stood aloof, and tbe
price fell to an unprecedented figure.
There are, however, signs that the
selling has reached its limit, and that
the accumulated stocks havo boen disposed of. We may consequently witness a sharp recovery in tho price of
silver, as India, and the Continent also,
are merely waiting for indications that
no further fall is likely to occur before
they again buy freely. The fact that
China still refuses to buy, and that a
considerable quantity of yen is being
shipped to Japan, rendering tho prospect, of Japanese sales of silver not improbable, nave also been factors in inducing speculators to hold on to their
stocks no longer. When the price
touched 264d a good many purchases
were made for India, but when it. was
seen that sales continued to be pressed
buyers again stood aloof. '
er Ore Dumps.
Pioneers Heading for New Southwestern Oregon
Gold Fields.
Ainsworth, Sept. !).���This camp hab
always been considered a silver-lead
camp. The indications, however, are
that in the near future, its gold output
will nearly if not quite equal its other
oro shipments. On the dumps of the
Highland and Highlander mines, which
have beer, accumulating for some time
past, preparatory- to shipping, some
samples were picked up that showed
gold signs so strongly that assays wore
made which indicated the proximity of
a large gold, ore body. Investigating
further, Maxwell Stevenson, manager
of the Highlander, took p large piece
of the same kind of rock from tho Highlander tunnel and sent it to the U. S.
assay office at Charlotte, North Carolina. Returns have just been received
showing that it runs $20.70 in gold.
Preparations aro being made to have
all ore testod for gold hereafter before
it leaves the camp.
C. F. Olson of the Hot Springs hotel
also reports a good gold assay from his
property, the Annie, on the divide between Coffee creek and Woodbury
creek, where over 20 other claims arc
already staked. The returns gave $21
in gold and -45(1 ozs. of silver. On the
Olson, another claim near, he got an
assay of 100 ozs. of silver and tio per
cent lead. These claims are about 6
miles back of the Skyline and are in
granite and porphyry.
OIT for Oregon (.old  l'lclils.
Di F. Strobock and I. N. Knight, pioneers of the camp, have had their
blood fired by reports coming in private letters of very rich gold finds in
southwestern Oregon, near the California line, and will start to investigate
tho same next MOnday.' They say that
no newspaper publication has y'ot been
made of these finds that they have
hoard of. They were made by some
members of tho U. S. Geological Survey who have kept it quiet for themselves and their friends. Reports state
that from $1,000 to #5,000 per month,
has been cleared up per man.
Local News of  the Camp.
Doputy Chief Ranger Jas. S. Falconer will organize a Court of the Independent Order of Foresters next Monday night with 45 members. Organization will be followod by a banquet at
f)he Anglo-American hotel.
Increased forces of men are about to
be put on the Tariff, Little Phil anil
Highlander.
Clearing is proceeding on the now
school house grounds.
SLOCAX RBC0HD OPPIt'i;.
Will It Ik removed from New Denver
to Sandon?
A. curding to tho Saiuiim Mining He-
view; Col. Itfrkor,* Minister of Mines, is
quoted as saying, "Wo may havo to remove the New Denver record office to
SiuuUm." The Mining Review further
remarks: "Every mau who knows anything of the situation is fully awaro
that to the present two-thirds of the i
silver mining of tho country li done
within three miles of Sandon. and sev-
on-eighths of the whole shipping, if ire
except the Halls Mines at Nelson. It
is also an acknowledged fact that the
hills round aboul Sandon are literally
full of ore, whieh will call for untold
entries, transfers, development, improvement, etc., all of which call for
official records from time to time. Then
why should those interested be forced
to trudge distances away to make registrations, when they could just as
readily be made at home? The Review .
is not called ou to say whether or not
the removal of the office from New
Denver WouWibe better than the establishment of a new one here. This is
a point on which the government must
express its own opinion, after considering local needs and administrative
economy. All we have to deal with are
the facts as we Hnd them, and they are
that Sandon demands a record office,
and if the government is impelled by a
desire m properly servo the public interests, as we think it is, it will not
longer withhold a record office from
thi. place." Ml 11M M CI    AM n OU A CT '"" nU thc way down m" to tllB narrow
I U IN IN LL  AINU   OnAr I  |gauge cars that haul  them up  to the
1IUSY  SEASON   OK  1'ROSrECTOHS   IS
NOT    VET    PASSED.
I'rnifn-N.      of     Development     Work,
Sale of Properties  and Shipments  of  Ore.
More men are said to he prospecting in
the Natural Bridge district of Sweet
Clrass county in Montana, than ever he-
fore and that some exceedingly promising finds have been made. On the Oregon group of mines, a half interest in
which was recently purchased hy John
M. Smith of the Smith Hros. Sheep Company, uhout 20 men arc at present employed. A few days ago a contract wus
let for the driving of a 200-foot tunnel
and when this is finished there will he
in all about 700 feet of tunnels in the
Oregon mine alone. It is a free-milling
gold proposition which runs about $15 to
the ton. Three hundred tons of the ore
have been taken out and a five-stamp
mill will lie at work upon it by Novem
mine. The ore is handled by the John
S. George, the new 40 ton engine bought
last year, and it would seem Impossible
to handle more ore than one engine can
deliver, as on a truck only three miles
long two trains can not he worked to
advantage, and the line is too crooked
to work long double-header trains. Hut
the old 25 ton engine is used as a switch
engine, hauling all the timbers from thc
lower yards up to the third leg of the
switchback, where tlie loaded cars ure
turned over to the ore train.
Ore Shipments.
Ore shipments over the Kaslo & Slocan railway last week were us follows:
Ruth ,to Everett, 105 tons; Ruth, to
Pueblo, 120; Payne, to Pueblo, 350;
Whitewater, to Everett, 01; Washington,
to Omaha, 27; Noble Five, to Pueblo,
30J; Slocan Star, to Omaha, 15; Surprise ,to Everett, 17; Rambler, to Tacoma, 15; Great Western, Ibex and Two
Friends, each to Kaslo sampling works,
15, 15 and ^ tons respectively.
Paid   $180,000   in   Cnsh.
Probably the largest mining deal ever
put through ai Vancouver, B. C, occurred Friday, when tlie Dominion De-
"The second time I saw him I was
engaged to hlra." "What caused the
delay?"
She���And what would you be now If
It weren't for my money? He���A bachelor.���Boston Traveler.
"I saw Singleton with his wheels today." "Why not say bicycle?" "Because it was a baby carriage,"
"How much have repairs cost you
since you've been riding the bicycle?"
"Repairs to what���myself or the machine'.'"���Boston Traveler.
Husband���How do you like the view?
Wife (with ecstacyi���Oh! I am speechless. Husband���I shall stay and build
a house.���Journal Amusant.
Bibman���Did your watch stop when
TRAVELERS'GUIDE
Summary of Railway-Steamer Time
Cards from Kaslo.
FOR       WHITEWATER, SANDON,
Cody, etc., Kaslo & Slocan Railway trains
leave Kuslo dally at 8 a. m.; returning,
arrive at Kuslo 3:5U ji. m.
FOR THREE FORKS, NEW DENVER.
Rosebury anil Nakusp, take K. & S. Ry.
from Kaslo to Sandon, and thence Nakusp & Slocan Railway, leaving Sandon
dally at 2 p. m.; returning, arrive dally
at Sandon at 11:15 a. m.
FOR REVEESTOKE. VANCOUVER.
Victoria and other main line points on
C.   P. R..   boat from  Nakusp  to   Arrow
OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
DOMINION.
Governor! icnenil Karl of Aberdeen
Premier Sir Wilfred I.aurier
Member of Ihe  limine of Commons, Dominion
Parliament, for Wesl Kootenay	
   Hewitt llodtock
PROVINCIAL.
Ueut-llovernor lion Edgar Dewdney
Premier lion. .1. II. Turner
Attorney-l.enerHl Hon.  I). M  Kberts
Com. of Lands and Works,  .. lion. 11. It. Marlin
Minister of Mines and Education	
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  Hon. .Ins. linker
head, to Revelstoke, thence connect with   Provincial Mineralogist Wm. A. Carlyle
east and west bound trains. Members of Legislative Assembly for West
FOR     SILVERTON,    SLOGAN    CITY,       Kootenay	
etc.   take Steamer Hunter on Sloean lake.   North Riding I.M.Kellle
connetlng with Nakusp & Slocan  Ry. at   South Hiding J. t. Hume
New Denver or Str. Sloea.n, making like j 	
KASLO OFEIC1ALJIIKECTORY.
Mavor Robert F. llreen
Aldermen���A. T. llarland, A. W. Ooodenough,
.1. D. Moore, li. l>. Buchanan. II   A- Cameron.
City Clerk and Police Magistrate	
 E. K. Chipman
Chief of Police
Assistant	
city Solicitor.
Auditor
 C.
, ,   ., .,  ,,.���..������   , , you dropped It on the Moor?   Magley���
elopment Company sold  100,000  shares j of _______ ���. m     JM ^^    u
her of this year.    The Plymouth group i m the Golden  Cache mine, on  Cayoosh j wo,]1(, go through'���Tit-Bits
in the same, district is also showing up J creek, Lilloet district, for $18001)0 cash. '
well and the tunnels  dnven in  which  The purchaser   was   Mark    Oldroyd, a  ,__, ,�������� days for knocW
Congressi.mil     Ilart.nan     is     interested j member of the  imperii,    house^ ol  com- ,       1(Weman down .,   .,W'0,v   ten days
and the work being done is more with | mons, who already  holds  in  tiie neigh-   fo[. on_ pjeecenran?"���Pick-Me-Up.
a view to finding out what there is
than to get any Immediate returns.
Mr. Howell says, however, that the
prospects are that a mill will he put in
there, too, before very long. Other properties that ure showing up well are the
Jefferson, Gallatin and Madison and the
bofhood of  100,000 shares in  the mine
and thus now owns a controlling inter-1
est.
>iibk��-I   From  Mack   Hornet.
A  nugget of  gold  was  exhibited    at ,
Boise,   Idaho,   the  other  day   from   the
Black Hornet mine, 11  miles from that
Yankee Girl,  all  south  of    the Oregon ' place.   It was pure metal, excepting one
group and all  of the free minning va- j end, which is a bunch of quartz.     Tlie
riety.    A  number of    Butte gentlemen, j value of the nugget is placed at $60.95.
headed by M. J. Connell, went up there j This gold was found at a point on the
today,  and   while  their  trip  is  ostensi- j ledge   where   no   work   had   been   done,
lily for pleasure in the way of hunting   The Black Hornet has just been sold to
and fishing, they will, very likely, look j a Colorado company,
over the mines before they return. Anaconda Copper  Minis.
Pierce   City. The  Anaconda,  Mont.,   copper    mines
Pierce City camp is showing consider- I give  employment  underground   to   3000
able activity. The Golden Oate company < men, whose wages amount to $10,500 a
reports a new strike on ilu property 10 ; day.    Six thousand tons of ore are daily
miles from town.    It has been working j handled,   yielding   at   the  smelters   be-
"I'm sure I'll never be able to walk
up the aisle With papa." "Why not,
my child?" "Papa is so ridiculously
low geared."���Cleveland Plaiudealer.
"Do you suppose scorching is   the
cause of all these bicycle faces    we
see'.'"   "Shucks, no!   In nine cases out
Installment    plan."���
Truth.
Frank���Some genius in Birmingham
has invented a buttonlcss shirt. Billy
���Why,  that's old.     I've  worn  them
connections at Rosebury,
POR NORTHPORT, SPOKANE, ROSS-
land and Grand Forke, take the Steamer
International from Kaslo dally at 5:45 a.
m., except Sunday, making connections at
Five Mile Point, near Nelson, with Nelson & Fort Sheppard Ry., then to North-
port. From Northport to Spokane con-
talnuc the railway, known south of
Northport as the Spokane Falls & Northern,   arriving:   at   Spokane  ut   0:40   p.   ni.
For  Rossland  change  at   Nol thport   to   Treasurer	
Ihe Red Mountain Ry., arriving ,u Ross- '��� Assessor	
land :it 3:40 p. m.    Or,  Rossland may   be ] Water Commissioner
reached  from  Nelson  via    Columbia    & \ Health Officer
Kootenay Ry. to Kobson, thence by river .        ���     ._.	
steamer to Trail,   thence by Columbia & '��� at the city hull,  4th street, uelwecii Ftbnt St
Western  Ry.   to Rossland.    Or,   Rossland ; and A avenue,
may be reached via Nakusp and Trail by I         ,.,���,...���.,...,,     .,
i daily steamers down the Arrow lakes and |         \01.l .NT1-.KR H_l-. DKl'AUTMENT.
'Columbia,  river. j Chief Hugh P. Fletcher
For Grand  Forks and Boundary  Creek   First Deputy Chief  (ieorge Keid
points,  take S. F. &  N. Ry. from North- , Second Deputy chief John 1). Kceiiiin
port   to  Bossburg or  Marcus,   thence by . Third Deputy ctitel John l-'isk
stage across  reservation. Secretary Archie Morris
SUNDAY    TRIP    TO    SPOKANE,    or. ! Treasurer   Hus Adams
eastward.    Take Steamer Alberta at 9:30 j 	
p.  m. Saturday from  Kaslo down Koote- riPSTiniT ninnwniv
nav lake and up Kootenay river to Bon- DIS11.H I  DIREt TORY.
nof's   Ferry,   Idaho,   making   connections    Mining Recorder John Keen
at that point Sunday  with Grent North-    Assessor-Tax Collector O.O. Dennis
em  trans-continental trains east or west j Collector of Customs J. E. Mcintosh
M. V. Adams
,.W. A. Milne
C. W. McAnn
D. MeKenzle
 s. II. (ireen
 S. P. Tuck
 It. A. Cockle
 Dr. J. E. 11. Rogers
City council meet) every Thursday evening
bound, arriving at Spokane at 7 p. m.
FUR AINSWORTH. PILOT BAY, NKL-
son, etc., I, N. & T. Co.'s Steamer International leaves Kuslo daily, except Sunday, at 5:45 a. rn.: returning, leaves Nelson
at 5 p. m., arriving at Kaslo about ��:30 p.
m.
C. P. R. Co.'s Steamer Kokanee leaves
Kaslo daily, except Monday, at 7:30 a. in.,
arriving at Nelson at 11 a. m.; returning,
leaves Nelson at 4 p. m.. arriving at Kaslo at 7:30 p. m.
I, N. & T. Co.'s Steamer Alberta leaves
Kaslo   for Nelson  and  lake  points daily,
except Saturday and Sunday, at 5 p. m.,
1 arriving at Nelson at 10 p. m. Leaves Notion for Kaslo and lake points daily, ex-
School Trustees���August Carney. .1. D. Moore,
li. tl. Kiichanan.   Principal���Prof. Jas. Heslop.
ever since my wife learned to ride a | ^^"^'jg^o*^^ ^ '�� "' "'"
all Bummer on an open cut, and has
struck a larger vein carrying a higher
grade of ore.    Tiie Golden Bur company.
tween   10,000,000 and  12,000,000  pounds
of copper monthly.
Western   Auatrnlla.
bike���Tid-Bits.
Mr. Knshbocks���My money Is a lot
of trouble to me. Miss Maytiiig���They
say every man ought to have some
woman to share his troubles.���Cincinnati Enquirer.
She���Who was It that said "There's
no such word as fail?" He���Oh, I don't
remember; some smart Alec who never
FOR     FORT   STEELE,    WARDNER,
etc..  N. & L.  S.  N. Co.'s Steamer   Ainsworth leaves Kaslo Mondays and    Tues- j
days at S a. m. for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho,
thence   by   Grent   Northern   Ry.   to   Jennings.   Mont.,   thence   by   river   steamers ;
up Kootenay river.   Or take steamer from |
Golden oil C.   P.   R.   main  line Tuesdays
and Fridays at 4 a. m., up the Columbia
river and down  the Kootenay river.
FOR SANCA. BONNER'S FERRY
etc.: Alberta's Saturday night and Sunday trip or Alnsworth's Monday and
Thursday  trip as above.    Returning,  Al- 1
KASLU P08T.0M.C_t.
Ueneral delivery open daily (Sundays excepted) from K a. iu. until 7 p. m. Lobby open
from 7 a. m. to tt::i(l p. m.
Malls for despatch closed as follows: For
all parts of thc world every evening except
Saturday and Sunday,  at. 9. p. in.
Malls arrive from I'nlted States and lake
points dailv except Sunday, at .9:80 p. in.
From C. P. R. points and Slocan points, arrive daily except Sunday, at 4:00 p.m.
Registraiiou office open H::��1b. m., 6:806, "'���
Money order office and Poslolllce Savings flank
open 0 a. in. to 5 p. in.
s. ll. OBBEN, Postmaster.
FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS.
Masons���Kuslo lodge No, 28, A. F. and A. in.,
meets tlrst Monday in every month at Masonic hull over ��,reen Hros.' store. Visiting
brothers cordially invited to attend.
Hamilton Hykhs, W. M,
K. B. I'llll'MAN, Secretary.
HaCCABBH��� Slocan Tent Ho. 6. Knights of the
Miici'Hbecs, meets second mid last Thursdays
of each month at  Livingston'! hall,   Kaslo.
rough  the  stamp ^^^^^^^
bin Mining Company's plant.   The result j $50 in work  must be done on a claim
was satisfactory and they will at once! within  00  days  after  posting  the  pre-
begin to drive 150 feet more of tunnel j liminary work,
on the property.     The owners    of    the
Klondike claim have completed a cross-1
cut on the surface and have exposed a |
vein of base ore 40 fret wide.   The company  has commenced  to drive  on  the I
ledge and  will  work  all    winter.    Tlie |
Another   injunction.
Wheeling,   VV.  Va.,  Sept.  4.���Another
injunction was served yesterday on .1.
Rea, James Wood and 78 others named,
______________________________________       and an unlimited number unnamed and
Pioneer, on Musselshell creek, claims a unknown people, prohibiting them from
large share of public attention. The ; holding meetings or marching near the
ledge is growing wider and retains its re- j property of the Woi thington Coal and
mnrkuhle richness,  assaying as high  as'Coko Company.   This injunction wus is
Nurse���Johnnie, the stork has
brought you a little baby. Wouldn't
you like to see your little brother?
Johnnie���Naw. But I'd like to see
the stork.���Stockholm Kusper.
"I hnve just taken a life to snve my
own." "What do you mean?" "If I
hadn't taken that 'Life of Grant' the
woman liook agent would have talked
me to death."���Cleveland Plolndealer.
Wheeler���Whew! Isn't this day a
scorcher? Walker���It hns been a disagreeable, exasperating, muggy, infer-
but I would not call it
$1170 per ton.    Gaffney & Ericson have  sued hy .lodge J. II. liagans, judge of | JjJJjj^^Be as that.-Indlanapolis
found    the    ledge    on    their extension, j the Marion county court.
Which  shows  almost  the same richness.
0. P. Henley has a force of men at work
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^       j Journal.
Daniel Todd, a negro 88 years old, ol I    "George, I fear you are marrying me
ay uncle left mo a for-
Wm. Meadows,
MINING
BROKER
Kaslo, B. C.
R. F. H0WARTH,
always welcome. ^^^^^^^^
C. Aui.T PltOCl'NlKIl, M, A..
Pastor.
PiiKsiivTEiiiAN CHOBon���Corner ith street and
11 avenue. Services every Sunday al 11 a. in.
and s p. m. Sunday school and lliiile class,
_::tu ji.ni. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at s o'clock. Free seats; strangers and
others heartily welcome.
Kkv. .Iamks N'aihn. Minister.
Oilmen op KNoi.ANii-SouthwesCcorner of C
avenue and "ith street. Services every Sunday at 11 a. in. and 8. p. in. All are cordially
invited. Rkv. C. F. Yates,
Missioner in charge.
Baptist Ciuiicii���Services will be held in Ihe
school house every Lord's day. Morning
services, 11 o'clock; evening services, 7:80]
Sunday school and pastor's 111 tile class immediately  after   morning  service.   All  are
cordially invited to attend.
Rkv. II. c. Nkwcomhk, Pastor.
-I1KALKR IN
tone.    Professor-Discharge    her    at
You told her what to expect If
Fresh, Smoked
and Salt Meats.
AINSWORTH,        ���        B. C.
O. P. MOORE,
Assayer and Chemist.
Kaslo.JB. C.,_Near Steamer Landing,
^^^^   PHICE .LIST.
Silver anil Lead	
stoping out ore, which he expects to run | White Cloud. Kan., couldn't get a self- Just because my uncle left mo a ior-
through the Columbia mill. He clean-' binding leaner, and hi- cut Ms wheat I tune." "No, my previous. I'd mnrry
ed up a handsome sum in this way a | with n scythe and hound it himself in ; you just the same as If any other
short time since. I the old way. I friend had left it    to    you."���Boston
Boston and  Montana  Claim. in  some  nails  of  South   Africa   much   Traveler.
John Bordeaux and associates are diinuige is done by baboons, which go in ] "You have, aw, no leisure claws In
now at work on the Boston and Mon-: huge marauding parties to roh gardens, this countwy aw," remarked the ln-
tnaa claim nt Meaderville, Mont., and j The leaders ol a Hock of migrating terrogallve visitor. "You can't have
arc. down 250 feet from the surface with wild geese become tiled sooner than oth- seen a room full of government clerks
a single compartment shaft. It is the ! ers and are frequently relieved hy their In action," replied the native Amerl-
intention of Mr. Bordeaux and the men j fellows.      ��� can.���Life.
associated with him in his enterprise to j    Terra   cotta   deeper*   are   in   use   on      Excited   Wife���Oh,    professor,   the
go down 160 feet mon     '"' then cross-1 Japanese railways,   The increased cost is|COok has fallen aud broken her collar
cut extensively.   If no oro is found bjrlcompensated  for by the greater resist
that time thc syndicate will have . bout   am* of decay. I
$50,000 spent in looking for it whicn  Is I     ll  is computed on  excellent  authority   Hhc    broke    anything    more.���Detroit
about the value of tho entire claim  as   thai 100,000 lurks me sold for the gour-   Freel'ress.
far  un  the.  sui'fiice  iB  concerned.     The.lmand'l  table every  year at  Leadenhall      "Ixiok at that girl!" exclaimed Mrs,
Boston and    Montana    people    aro    In market, London, Prim nt the seashore; "she might ai j Qold and Silver	
doubt about there being any pay    veins1     When a snake has partaken of a very . well hnve nothing on as that bathing | Gold, Silver and  Lend
in this claim    and    thy    have    teams   large   inenl   it--   >kin   in   places   is   so  suit!"   "Never mlitd, my dear, I'll eov-
busily  engaged  hauling away    tailings  stretched thai the scales are ipiitc Hepu-! or her with my glasses," said Mr. I'rlin
from the dump of   the   old smelter on  rated one from another, sympathetically, nutting the action to
A law of the slule of MiissiioliusetU   the word.���Ben Franklin. more sum plus at ono time,
prohibits towns from offering more than      "Why," said the patriot, "the I'nlted I
in the old Boston and Montana amoltor i *r,,,n ���'" " 'iwunl for the iiin-st und eon- ( Slates would have a picnic with Japan J ���___���*__
la-fore the (Ircat Fulls plant was eon-  riction of u murderer. l if elm olijeelod to our annexation <^   KCCflfln    CC     KODlflSOfl,
strueted and tho   imperfect,    machinery      Tne niiinii ipnl expenses of London are, the Hawaiian Islands."    "Of course,"
of those days failed    to    save all    the | *7<l.01Ml,lMio.    The municipal  expenses of! echoes Joe Cose,  "and    the    lslhnds
value of the ore.    Besides the ore   that' ''"lis "'''' ���Wi.OOO.OOO.   The municipal ex-1 would furnish the sandwiches."���Fhll-
was treated with  thc old method, the 11"'1"""1 "f New York are 140)000,000.        j adelphla North American,
dump contains thousands of    tons    of;    Hia author of a book entitled "How |    "I wonder," said the man of a etatls-
low grade ore that   was   not   at   that  to <s,,t Kich" was imprisoned for debt in ! tlcal turn. "I wonder how much pow-
time considered worth    smelting.     The j
dump of the old  smelter and    the ore
now being taken from tho East Colusa,
which is one of the old mines of    the
i Catholic CHURCH���Corner c. avenue and nth
Bt.   No regular pastor at present.   Occasional
services by special announcement.
I'ltoi IssiONM.   l'AKI>8.
QR. J. F. B. ROGERS,
Physician and Surgeon.
(Iradnate Trinity I'nlversity, Toronto, Out.,
Member of College of Physicians and Burgeons,
Licentiate of ihe It. C. Council. Late ot New
York Hospitals and Polyclinic. Hartin building, Kaslo, B. c.
yj  j. twiss,
the claim which  is said to go uhout 5 j
]ier cent copper.    This oro was  lien ted
...$1.50
... 1.50
... 2.00
... 8.80
Mining, Heal Estate Broker.
Insurance and Oeneral Commission
Agent,
Kuslo, It. C.
Hold, Silver anil Copper	
Ten   per  cent, discount on   three or
Blacksmiths and
Woodworkers. .
QR. A. S.  MARSHALL,
Dentist.
(.(adnata "' American College, Chicago.
camp, is sufficient to keep the Butte
and Boston smelter supplied with ore
at the present time.
Murnlng Mine Improvement*.
The march of improvements around
the Morning mill at Mullnii, Idaho, still
continues. The new ore bins are done,
and new railroads have been built both
there.and down below. The lower road
leaves the old line near the narrow
gauge round house, running lower down
parallel with the Northern Pacific spur.
This line was built solely to handle timbers. The Northern Pacific brings them
in from Kingston or up on the Bitter
Boots, and when rolled off from the cars
they land on a skidway, on which they
the LudloW street jail. New York, last
week.
The (ialvcston News notes as a singular fact, in view of its state's immense
herds of cattle, that Texas imports from
other states much of the hutter it uses.
California now produces 211,000,000
pounds of raisins annually. More than
100,000 ucrcs in California arc under
vines, and these yield nearly 25.000,000
gallons of Wine.
The nit of paper making has reached
the point where it is possible to rut.
down a growing tree and convert it into
paper suitable for printing purposes
within 24 hours.
The gold contained in the medals, vessels, chains and other objects preserved
in the Vatican would make more gold
than the whole of the present European
circulation.
der ls destroyed dally ln useless salutes?" "There must be a lot," sold
the frivolous girl. "But I suppose
women will go on kissing one another
Just the snnie."���Indianapolis Journal.
The Doctor���Mrs. Brown has sent for
me to go and see her boy, and I must
go at once. Hia Wife���What ls the
matter with the boy? The Doctor���I
don't know, but Mrs. Brown has a book
on "What to Do Before the Doctor
Comes," and I must hurry up before
she does It���Medical Record.
"Dear," said the Senator's wife, "the
papers are accusing; you ot letting the
stock market Influence your vote." "It
ls a lie," roared tbe statesman, as he
pounded the table with hia flat. "All
I have done ln that direction was to allow my vote to Influence my dealings
ln the   stock   market"���Indianapolis
Journal-
Horseshoeing a Specialty.
Outside orders receive prompt attention .
Shop on Water street, west of 5th
street, Kaslo, B. C.
FOR THE BEST
BATHS!
GO TO THE
firand__Mkr_aioj_,
HALL BROS., KASLO, B. C.
New Nickel Tubs     Tickets good
for three baths, fl.
w
Kuslo, 11. 0.
J.  H.  HOLMES,
Provincial Land Surveyor
and Civil Engineer.
Kuslo, B. C.
r. o. Box as,
F. W. GROVES,
Civil anl Mining Engineer.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Underground SurveyB. Surface and
Aerial Tramways, Mineral Claims surveyed and reported upon.   Kaslo, B. C.
F. C. Gamble, M. InstTcTE. M. Can,
Soc. C. E. (Late Res. Eng. Dep. of
Pub. Wks. of Canada in B. C.) Nel-
Bon, B. C.
Francis J. O'Reilly, Assoc. M. Inst. C.
E., P. L. S. tor B. C. 14 Columbia ave.
east, Rossland.
(1AMBLE & O'REILLY,
Civil    I'mrlneera,    Provincial     Lewd
Surveyor*.  Accountants nnd
Oeneral Agent*.
ROSSLAND  AND   NELSON. TRICK BIKE RIDING.
TWO  CLEVER  AMERICANS   PER-
FORMING IN  LONDON.
Riding; with the Front Wheel Off-
ClimtiliiK Thron_th the Diamond
Frame���VaultinK from One Pedal to
Another���Reanlt of Patient Practice.
Mastery Over the Wheel.
There are man) men and women who
give exhibitions of "fancy" bicycle riding, but the palm belong to Mr. and
Mrs. Vnldare,
whose performances have never
beeu rivalled,
either ln this
country or
abroad.
The machines
they use are of
average weight,
and similar In
appearance t o
thousands of the
Mr. V a 1 d a r e
American bikes,
commenced hia
cycling career ln
1888, on au old-
fashioned high
machine, He was
then 14 years old,
anil used to ride
through the
streets of Denver,
Col., from bis
home to school on
sTKKiiiNf.j one    wheel, hav-
with feet.      1 li g     dispensed
With the other as superfluous.
The manager of some traveling circus
noticed the boy and persuaded htm to
Join his troupe. On the old high machines, however, trlek-rlding was comparatively easy. It was only when the
safety suddenly became the craze that
Valdare saw his opportunity of venturing on an absolutely new field.    The
INVENTOR   OF   BULLET-PROOF CLOTH FACES LEADEN MISSILES
A HIDE ON THE BACK WHEEL.
difficulties are so much greater than on
an ordinary that no comparison can bo
made. Both the Vahlares practice two
or three hours a day to keep proficient
In their work. But ln spite of everything they can never be sure that all
their tricks will be successful.
As ls nearly always the case with performances such as the Valdares give, n
comparatively eusy trick ls quite as
likely to appeal to the public n�� one to
which they have devoted week after
���6Sk of practice to accomplish. The
most difficult performance that Vnldare
takes part ln Is riding Ms machine with
the front wheel taken off altogether. He
does this standing on the pedals, stooping slightly to ,hold tbe steortag-hend
tube In Iwth hands, the body thrown
forward nt an angle of nt least 10 degrees In front of au Imaginary Hue
drawn from the axle upwards. In this
position lies the secret which it took the
best part of a year to discover and appreciate.
There Is literally no position which is
Impossible to the Valdares on their
machines.   They climb over them and
A DIFFICULT MOUNT.
through them and round them until
you begin to think some supernatural
agency la preventing the bicycles from
falling.
The trick which entails the greatest
strain physically la that ln which Valdare drawa th* front wheel by gbear
THE bullet-proof cloth invented by Brother Caslmir Zeglen of the Catholic
Order of the Resurrectionists was successfully tested in Chicago the other
afternoon on the roof of a building nt West Twelfth street and Ogden
avenue. Brother Zeglen stood behind a framework of wood, iron and armor
plate, with nn opening in it big enough to expose Mb ehest. He placed the bulletproof coat over his chest, and then Lieut. Sarnecki of the Austrian army fired
several shots from a revolver from a distance of ten paces. The bullet-proof cloth
did the work. Tho bullets barely entered the cloth, nnd could be picked out
easily. On the other side of the cloth there was only a small mark to show for
the shot. One shot wns fired from a 50-caliber revolver. Zeglen's chest was free
from any abrasion. There wns n corps of physicians present to see the test. After
several shots hail heen fired nt the inventor's protected chest, Dr. F. S. Wester-
chulte put on the urmor nnd hnd thc lieutenant tire nt him. He snid when the
bullet struck it felt ns if he hnd been gently patted by a child. All those present
declared the test a complete success.
strength from the ground and rides
along gaily with his machine pawing
the air, like a rearing horse.
Once In Cincinnati he rode one-third
of a mile in this extraordinary position
in 1 minute 17 3-5 seconds. Until he
dismounted he had no Idea what the
strain had been. The moment his feet
touched the ground they gave way as
if every muscle had been paralyzed.
To climb through the diamond frame
of his machine Is another amusement
In which Valdare Indulges. It can be
done by any one who cares to imitate
his movements, provided they possess
the Heaven-sent gift of patience.
Valdare commences by standing on
the left pedal with the left foot, and,
swinging the right leg to the same side,
he thrusts it through the frame, sink-
lug tlowu till head and shoulders are
even with the front wheel on the left
side. Then, with both bands grasping
the tire of the front wheel, wlilch Is
turned nt right nugles, he swings the
head and body back on a level with the
frame. Now the head Is put through,
and the easier half of thc trick Is accomplished.
He has still to come up on the farther
side, und to do this must shift his hands
from the wheel to the handle-bars.
Thrusting the right shoulder well forward, he grasps the left handle with
the left hand from the right side of the
machine, keeping the right hand still
on the front wheel. Then he lies well
forward anil straightens up, swinging
the left foot over the saddle, and taking
care the wldle not to put too much
weight on the right-hand pedal, since
there is uothlng to prevent the machine
TWELVE MILES AN HOUR ON ONE WllKKL.
starting backwards and throwing out
the balance. What could be more simple?
There are several pretty exhibitions
which Mrs. Valdare gives alone. In
one she mounts her machine with her
back turned to the handle-bars and
rides It thus round nnd round, sometimes steering with one hand, sometimes folding both anus before her.
In another, keeping her left foot on
Its pednl the whole time, she swings
her right leg over, nnd placing It on tho
brim of tho wheel, lowers the machine
till it rests on the right pednl. Prom
this posture, and without even touching
the ground herself, she throws the machine to nn upright position and starts
off as If there had been no Interruption
whatever.
When riding at full speed she will
now and then spin her front wheel
round like a teetotum, without wavering an Inch out of her course.
More showy even than this, however, ls tlie way In which she rides,
standing first on one pedal and then on
the other, keeping both legs always on
the same side of the machine; or another trick, ln which she and her bus-
band swing round and round each other, changing from one side of the machine to the other, while, as if by
magic. It continues to run diligently
about the stage.
Whenever a woman asks for safety
pins at a dry goods store, she says they
ara for her sister.
THE "CANADIAN SCRAPBOOK.
Unique Little Work by Lady Jephson
Which la the Talk of London.
Lady Jephson, wife of Sir Alfred
Joplison, has brought out her "Canadian Serapbook," and the unique little
work is the talk of London. The scrap-
book fashion is winning Its way well
Into the affections of the women In
England, and Lady Jephson's book has
HOTELS    AM)    KKSTA 1'KANTS.
LADY JBFHSON.
given U additional charm. It ls a pretty book, put together in the style of the
old, extinct commonplace book, which,
by the way, seems lo be reviving If
London gossip tells the truth. The
author of the "Canadian Serapbook" ls
a native of Canada, but has lived
abroad and In England since her marriage. She hns not only a talent for
letters, but ls adept at art, and spends
most of her time ln Italy. With French
blood ln her veins, and with a perfect
knowledge of German and Italian,
Lady Jephson Is a most chnrmlng type
of cosmopolitan. Although her love of
art ties her to Italy for the greater part
of the year, Lady Jephson has managed
to travel very much In other countries.
At present she Is established In a pretty
new house in Bolton street, London,
where she and ber husband will spend
all of tbe summer. An evidence of her
nblllty In art is seen In the beautiful
drawings Illustrating the "serapbook"
and In some of the drawings she recently sent to Prince Charles of Denmark
as a wedding gift.
��� An Electric Hansom.
The new electric hansom which Is
now piling In New York has some
advantages over the ordinnry hansom
ns well us over the motor car. The render will see from the Idea thnt a "fare"
can easily step in and out, while his
view ls unobstructed by the horse. A
speaking tul>e enables him to speak
with the driver, and an electric lamp
to read by night. Tliere ls no vibration, and the motor is noiseless in action. The electricity Is carried ln ne-
.'umulators tinder the seat of the driver, who couitrols the starting, stopping, and brake mechanism by hand
levers. The vehicle runs on pneumatic
tires, and a bell warns people of Its approach. It can attain a speed of tweu-
ty-flve miles an hour on a level road,
but fifteen miles an hour 1b regarded as
the most suitable rate.
For Indigestion.
Among the many remedies for Indigestion ls the agveeable one of the
rocking chair. An excellent medical
authority declares that the slow, re dicing motion after meals stimulates the
digestive functions and gives marked
relief. The patient ought to be placed
In aa almost horizontal position.
THE ���
Langham....
Furnished Irtooms.
Conducted by Mrs. s. H. Warner
ami Miss Case.
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Electrio Lights,  Hut   nnrl I'olil  Hatha
steam Heated, Newly l-iirnlsheil
Throughout.   Everything First-
class.   Tomer   A   Avenue  ami
Fifth Street, Kaslo, U. C	
Central Hotel
.Front St. Kanlo.
New  Building ami   Newly   Furnished
Throughout.
Columbia***
��^HoteL*
European Plan.
MRS. H. Y. ANDERSON, Prop.
Front St., Between 4lh anil Bth.
Hood Rooms We, 7;"ic, \\ .00 per Night.      ���
BEST ROOHS IN THE CITY.
A First-Class Har In Connection.
W. J. WHITE & CO., PropH. .
Columbia Hotel
Restaurant* ��� ���
BY OSCAR MONSON,
Table  of  the best.   Everything clean
and well Cooked.   Kates
Reasonable.
Business Men's Lunch Daily, S5c.
THE
Victoria House
!
BAR
-FRONT STR1BT���
People make themselves very miserable by telling "Jokes" on each other.
Model   Club  of  West   Knotenav.   Hot
and Cold Baths: Well-Furnished
Rooms; Good Beds; Elec-
1 trie Lights.
| W. J. HALL, Proprietor.
!A Avenue, near 5th, Kaslo, B. 0.   Post-
ollice ltox No. 65.
Jackson House*
ISAAC WALDROIM, Prop.
WHITEWATER, B. C.
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Best Bar in Kaslo.
Finest ol everything to drink and
smoke.
First class in every respect.    Courteous treatment to all.
M'LOUD HOTEL,
YAMIR, B. C.
New building and newly furnished throughout, lies! rooms in thc citv. First class liar in
connection,       Mll.l.ER & M'LOOD, Props.
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Anglo-American
HOTEL
AINSWORTH, B. C.
Finely Furnished Throughout: Dining Room
Service inexcelled: liar stocked With
Choice I.iqnnrs and Cigars.
THIS l'Al'KR IS KEPT ON FII.K AT THE
advertising agencv of Alexander & Co.,
suite F, First National Hank Building, Bpokane, Wash , where contracts can be made
for it.
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T H E
NEWS
Job Department
> Is Now Complete in Every Particular and is Under i
j* & the Able Management of & j*
iKANE & NISBETi
Who have spared no pains or expense in getting
everything first-class and in the latest designs.
We are, therefore, enabled [to turn out all
kinds of Art and Commercial Printing, Jt j* &
SUCH   AS
Prospectuses, Stock Certificates,
Bill Heads, Letter Heads,
Cards, Etc.
In fact anything from a Milk Ticket to a
Circus Bill ��*
Work Done on the Shortest Possible Notice
KANE & NISBETi
KASLO, B. C. ���v   " '���  I
Published Every Friday at
Kaslo, B. G.	
Subscription $2.00 Per Annum in Advance   Advertising Rates Made
Known on Application.
septemberT
OKESHII'MF.NTS.
From July 1,1897, to September 2, the leading
mines ol Hie Blocan region have shipped over
the Kuslo & Blocan Railway for water transpor-
tatlop from Kuslo, aifollows:
Mine i"M    Mm, :
I'avntt.        	
Until 	
Whitewater	
Blocan star*.. ..
Nol.ii- Five* 	
Washington*	
Ureal Western .
' (iineeiitriiLes,
Tons. Mine.
_,8lli)|IrH'X	
2,285 Surprise	
R80 'Slocan Boy	
:liiOiHiiiiiblcr-i'iirilniii
278 Wonderful	
_s7 American Boy.
IHtrilcii Fox	
Anliilne	
nus.
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in
Following arc the me shipments tor theweok
i ndlng sept. 9, ovat the Kaslo & Blqoan By:
Mine. Destination, Tons.
Kilt li Everett 188
liuih    Pueblo  M
Payne    Pueblo 810
Whitewater     ..    .. Kvcrett  !H
(Washington Omaha W.
Noble Five Pueblo SO
Blocan 8tar    Omaha.  80
Itiimlilcr-i'aiilioo..   Tacoma W>
lircat Western Kuslo.. ..80
[Concentrates.
METAL QUOTATIONS.
New York, Sept. 10.���Silver, HKe.
Hopper���Quiet: brokers' prtce,.)11.15@il.2S.
l.es.l  strong| brokers' price. (4.00;exchange,
l1.87Vsr94.40,
THE THIRST FOR GOLD.
The "auri sacra fames," or holy
thirst for gold, as the classics aptly put
[ti is on tbe increase all over tho country. Moral writers frequently take a
perverted view of this natural instinct
and fall in with tho popular misquotation from the biblo that"Money [instead
uf tbo love of money] is the root of all
evil." Generally this view is followed
by a tirade against wealth and gold in
general.
It is this natural desire, however, on
the part of man to better his condition,
t bat has developed tbe resources of the
'world, "The divine discontent" that
urges us on to butter things, even
: bough material ones,is a prompting of
Nature that is neither to bo condemned
nor ignored. In the slow procoss of
evolution this condition may carry with
it unpleasant features which man can-
nut shake himself loose from at once,
hut the general tendency is upward.
Tbo recent rush to the Klondike, the
intense interest exhibited in the now
gold discoveries in South America and
Mexico, Jibe brandnew gold fleldB in
southwestern Oregon, noted in our
A insworth coi respoudence this week,
and last, but not by any means least,
because of its nearness to us, tho free
gold and telluride gold discoveries in
the Lardeau, just to the north of us,
all show that tho thirst for gold is
just as great and as powerful as in tbe
days of '.5 and '50,
Still, discretion needs to be exercised
if possible, regarding all of these fields.
The bohemian or gipsy Inclinations of
i in- iivi-rago prospector lead him to
believe that richer Holds are always just,
over the divide, and to neglect those
nearer home. The silver-load mines of
the Slocan, produce indirectly gold dollars just as surely as do Klondike plu-
ret's. Tbo wonderful advance recently
occurring in lead, the general upward
tendency Of silver once more, and tho
-tiling probability of still better things
in the future for both of these metal?,
incline one to ask if bo bad better not
be sine before lpavitig tht Slocan that
be is not about to leave better things
for poorer ones.
EDITORIAL OUTCROPPINGS.
Mayor Green thinks that it must
have been an American paper published in Klondike, that, according to
Ihe Province, wanted to know who was
president of this country���Mr. Buttock
or Mr. Laurier.
These arp great days tor newspaper
changes. ,On the heels Of the pur-
rhtise of the Rossland Miner has
come tho Wardner (B. C.) International with the statoment that W. H.
Cowles, proprietor, of the Spokesman-
Review of Spokane, has purchased the
Spokane Evening Chronicle and will
run the two papers a la the Portland
Morning Oregonian and Evening Telegram.
As Alderman Buchanan remarked
Ihe other evening, after listening to
the letters regardine the Monto/.urpa
concentrator and the city water supply,
"When the doctors'disagree, who shall
decide?"  These letters quoted largely
in our city council proceedings published last week, make very ��interesting reading, and almost if not quite
justify tho council's notion to pursue a
policy of inaction, and Micawber-like,
"wait for something to turn up."
Tbe old adage that "a lie will travel
seven leagues while truth is putting on
its boots," receives an illustration this
week in the absurd reports abotit cholera in Sandon. The report conspicuously displayed in tho San Francisco
Examiner will be read all over the continent, and perhaps the world, before
the comparatively quiet denial of it
will be received, ln many cases, of
course, the denial will never be heard.
The penny-a-liner newspaper correspondent who will deliberately libel any
section of country in this way should
be suppressed with much otnphasis. If
tho Examiner had taken the trouble to
wire to Sandon or Kaslo before publishing this, it might have gotten the
truth, even if it had DSpoiled1 a sensational newspaper yarn.
I'BKSONAL MENTION
I). R. Young of the Slocan rity News, passed
through Kaslo outward yesterday.
Alex Taylor, postmaster at Edmonton -sliicu
1879, passed through Kaslo Saturday.
Win! Springer, at present of Yinir. the mining
pioneer after whom Springer creek was named,
is at the Kaslo.
V. T. St George of Victoria representing Hcrl-
schel Cohen of tho cassiHr Central railway
Charter is at the Kaslo.
Manager Walter L. Drown of thc Ainsworth
Mining and Smelting Company, Nelson has
come to Kaslo, where he will make his head-
quarters. lie has sold bis assaying and brokerage business in Nelson lo Seattle liiirtios.
A. J. Douglas, ,1. 1). Kendall, 0. B, T'lirnbull
and Mclvor Campbell, all of KdinbUrg, Scotland,representing the Scotch Syndicate that recently completed the sale of the Idaho-Alamo
mine, passed through Kaslo, outward bound,
yesterday,
Loe A. Scowden au English mining expert
representing large capital, isstoppiug at the
Sri'ancrns. He has made several visits to the
different mining sections of botli America and
South Africa He will make his headquarters
for the present at Kaslo.
Miss Kate Kellihcr, ol Kaslo, has been visit-
lug all the principal mines around Bandon.
"She saw more here than Kaslo papers allege
exists," says the Sandon Mining Review. Well,
neighbor, tell us what she saw. It couldn't
have been the cholera, now, could Uf
Quite a distinguished party were registered
at the Kaslo Saturday from Vancouver, Including Mayor W Templeton of that city.li. R Maxwell, member ol the Dominion parliament from
that section, C. N. Davidson, f). Menzics and
1). O. McDonnell, mining men. They wore en
route to Kairview where they have mining interests and were Incldeutly taking in as much
ot thc Koolenay as possible on their trip,
Hon. Edgar Dewdney. Lieutenant fiovernor
of British Columbia, was in Kaslo last Friday.
An Interview with him was unavoidably crowded out of our last issue. However, as tlie News
published a long interview with him on his
last visit here, a few weeks since, our readers
will not feci that they have not recently heard
from him. He in in tlie Slocan on mining business.
LOCAL BREVITIES.
The AdiiiiisJllniiM' Is undergoing a renovation of iresb paint and paper; also, the Butte
Hotel.
The only observance of Labor Day last Monday in Kaslo was thc closing of tlie Batiks and
public oflices.
Thc grading ol Front street near Fifth is progressing rapidly and sidewalks are being
brought to grade.
A Sandon tennis team is expected down this
evening to play with members ol the Kaslo
club tomorrow afternoon.
('has. McKinney, the uegro who assaulted
liis white wlfo, was sentenced to ]all for six
months in KamioopH by.lodge Forinat Nelsou.
The boiler lias been removed Irom the old
steam tug llalciia ,owned by Capt. Angus Cameron, and placed tn Kapps bottling works.
Thc (ialena will probably be used as a wharl
boat near Third atrect, hereafter.
The sidewalk along the north side ol Front
street below St. I'aneras Inn has been extended
nearly to Third street. The existing patches
of old hiilowalk enroute present an oddly un.
even appearance, lint It Is understood that the
owners will speedily bring these lo the grade
of thc new walk.
Mm. iilclm, fugitive from Justice, charged
with larceny, is learned to havo attempted to
escape by row boat to the south end of the lake
assisted hy a negro named Peters, and altcr-
ward deserting Peters, Is supposed to have gone
out In a small boat to llouners Kerry, aided by
a while prospector.
A number ol buck Slwasb Indians In gay
blankets were observed on the street a few days
since. They were on thoir way back to Kootenay river, whence they came a low weeks
to pack grub to the mines for ticorgc Fry at
New Denver. For some unexplained reason
the Indians, following the custom of their
White brothers, strurk. Some say It was because they refused to pack over 200 lbs. each.
i SEHL'S FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING ESTABLISHMENT.
I    Just received direct, f'om the manu-
, faoturers a carload of low  priced  fur-
i niture, carpets, etc, suitable for hotels;
I also, a full line of  Undertaker's Sup-
i plies.   Mr. J. May, who has  had considerable experience In  Chicago as a
; funeral director, will have  charge  of
this department. J. J. SEIIL,
Kaslo, B. C.
STEAM LAUNCHFOR 8ALE.
Tho "Myrtle B.," now running on the
Blocan river, Slocan City.   Length, 30
feet, width 6 feet, 4x4 engine.   All ln
good order.   Low price,   For partlcu
TELLlRiDE GOLD IN LARUEALL
The Lade Brothers Make Rich Discoveries Tributary to Kaslo.
Three Nova Scotia preacher's sons
are feeling quite well those days over a
gold strike made by them 8,000 foot
above sea level near Ac summit which
divides the drainage of tho Lardo and
Duncan rivers. They aro the Lado
brothers-���Vincent, .lames and William. They also have a fourth partner,
A. E. Gunn. Vincent and James Lade
havo been in Kaslo this week superintending a mill test of two tons of the
ore, which they brought down with
them. The figures on this mill test,
they aro not yet ready to give out, although it is understood that they run
high. The oro is partly free gold and
partly gold in tellurium. Tho pockot-
sampleB that they showed contained
specks of free gold, plainly visible, as
big as a pin head. A large telluride
sample was taken to Nelson, which was
pronounced very remarkable by all
who saw it.
These discoveries are generally
spoken of as at the head of Gainer
creek, but are ss.id to bo really just
over the divide half a mile above timber line on the Duncan river slope and
at the head of the west fork of tho
Duncan river. This being the case
they are really tributary to Kaslo
through its water connections with the
Duncan river and Howsor lake. Tho
Bad Shot mine is about 000 foot below
tho Lade group and about one-half
mile south. The distance from hero to
tho head of Hall oreek, or to the main
Duncan river, is about eight miles.
The proposed Kaslo and Duncan River
Ry. would thus pass within eight mlleB
of their claims. The tind will doubtless stimulate the building of the
talked of wagon road to the Hall croek
and Duncan mines. Tho outlet le
much easier this way. The distance to
Ferguson from tho Lado group, is 15
miles southwesterly, 11 of which Is
trail. To Trout Lake City is 20 miles.
The two tons of oro brought to Kaslo
for a mill test were packed out in (10
sacks, on horses, and shipped via the
Arrow lakes and Sandon. It has the
distinction of being the first ore
shipped out of the Lardoau region.
Other properties, like the Silver Cup,
are, so far, piling up their ore waiting
for better transportation facilities.
The Lade brothers have had gold
mining experience in Nova Scotia. In
prospecting this region July 29th of
this year, their practiced eyes saw
gold signs and they proceeded immediately to locate their claims. Other
gold .signs had been noted thereabouts
before. Neil McFadden had found
free gold float on Hall creek this year.
The Bannockburn group has produced
ore running $8 in gold besides from
50 to ��0 ounces in silver and 8. per
cent, lead.
Development work began on the
Lade group, August 10, twelve days
after location. The claims are llvo���
the Olive Mabel, Little Fred, Foundation, Goldenv;ile and Annie L. The
ore Bhipped Is from the Olive Mabel.
Both this claim and the Little Fred
show free gold on the surface. Various
assays on this shipment made by J. M.
M. Benedum, assay or at Silverton, ran
from $97 to J2,98ll to the ton. Grab
samples taken as they ran from each
sack gave assay results that justiiiod
an estimate of $-480 per ton on this
shipment. An assay made in Kaslo of
a rich specimen gavo $11,340 per ton.
Tho formation of the claims Is gray
slate aud seems to Indicate .a blanket
load under numerous small leads, cross
veins and fissures. Tho vein on tho
Olive Mabel is a loot wide and yielded
five tons from un eight foot shaft, out
of which tho two tons aforesaid wore
selected and Bhipped. This vein
runs under a glacier a short distance
from tbe shaft.
The Lade brothers are preparing to
return to thoir claims soon and hope to
do about a month'B further wor]_ before
the winter of that high altitude
sets in. Their discoveries have
created great excitement from
Revelstoko to Calgary and tho region
is already called the Lardeau Klondike. Prospectors are said to have
staked claims for miles around ln tho
snow, which is already some inches
deep at that height, and a boom is
looked for in the mining record office
at Trout Lake City.
Ian, apply Jo owner,
BZNsTArnLP, Slocan City,
Hep-rohsted His Sandon Store.
fl. Gleget'ich has repurchased his
branch store at Sandon which he recently sold to D. W. French. Mr.
French's health required a chango of
climate, hence he leaves Sandon.
A big sticcess!
When  wo Opened Our  Doors to tho Public on
1 August   17th,   we   wore   more   than  pleased at
tho success of our efforts.
Wo can fearlessly claim the Largest and  Best
Soloctod Stock in Kootenay of
.. UP-TO-DATE . .
Dress Goods, Silks, Trimmings, Fancy
Goods, Notions, Etc.
Our Stock of Men's Furnishings, Shoos and Hats are
Trade Winners!
Wo have Ono Price for Everybody.   Pay us a Visit, and Satisfy
Yourself that We are
KASLO'S LEADING DRY GOODS STORE.
^-Tk Crescent
KASLO, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
NEXT HOOK TO KASl.O IIOTKL.
l  HOLLAND BROS.,
( Proprietors.
Slocan Cigar Factory,
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY.
KASLO, B. C.
UNION MADE GOODS!
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THE PIONEER
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Largest and , . The	
BestEquipped     .
Lumbering      (   Kootenay Lake
Saw Mill.
Establishm'nt
In the
Interior of
British
Columbia.
G.O.BUCHANAN,
PROPRIETOR.
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Now Running in All Departments.
Lumber Rough, Sized, Dressed, Matobedj^Shinglos, Laths, Doors, Windows, Mouldings, Brackets, Turned Work, Glass, etc., etc.
On hand and to Order.   Agents in Nelson and Sandon. :
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III
This is the Season of the Year when the Liberal Use of These Will Ward Off Disease.
A Full Line is Always Kept in Stock at
Stephenson's   Pharmacy.
Call and Get a Supply.
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>MM
Insurance and
j Loan Agent.
REPRESENTING:
DOMINION BL'ILDINIi ANIl LOAN ARS'N. LANCASTER KIRK INSURANCE I'O.    tii
NKW YORK LIFE INS. CO.!   INSURANCE OO, OK NORTH AMERICA, Est. 179..      "K?
NORWITCIi UNION FIRE IN'S. BOOTY, E��t. 1707;       BUN KIRK INS. CO., Km. 1710.    tit
J3FFICE: Front St^West of P.O., Kaslo, B. C. $
FRONT ST.
BOAT HOUSB
Stairs Leading Down Near Band Stand on 4th St.
If you want to
read tbe News.
keep |d tbe swim
Pleasure Boats to Let by the Day or Hour,
BENNETTS f LETCHER, Projfrs, ��VS?����ftRf<!/.
K$
JUST . .
RECEIVED
Brownloe's Hand Book of
British Columbia Mining
Laws, containing all B. C.
Laws relating to Mineral
Claims both Quart, and
Placer, and all other information for Minors and
Prospectors.
Lamont & Young,
jj>   Books, Stationery, Wall Paper,
Kaslo, B. C.
L.
MURDER WILL OUT.
John Taylor, Cook at thc Selkirk Mine,
in thc Toils.
An "eyo that never sleeps" from the
western states has been hovering
around Sandon for some timo past, and
the arrest of John Taylor, cook in the
Selkirk about two miles from town, explains matters, says the Sandon Mining Review. Constable Mountain
passed through Kaslo with his prisoner Friday evening on route for Nol-
son with extradition papers, where he
was surrendered to United States officers. Taylor is a man about 36 yoars
��� of age, with rather a light complexion
but black moustache and grey eyes.
Ho stands about 6 feet 7 inches high
and weighs probably 146 pounds. He
has worked around Sandon for some
months past, tho latter fout.being cook
at the Selkirk mine where he was
when arrested by Constables Mountain
and Callin about noon on Thursday.
Constable Mountain was away at
Kamloops with a prisoner for some
days and on his return Thursday
among his mail matter was a warrant
endorsed by Judge McAdam of Nelson,
asking bIm to arrest John Taylor for
shooting a sheriff in Arkansas some
four years ago who was going to arrest
him for cattle stealing. But very little was learned of Taylor's history
while hero. Ho put in his time the
same as other men of his class, and
said but little about himself, but generally gave out ho was tho owner of a
ranch in Idaho, and on one occasion
said he had been in Arkansas.
Coining down, however, he made the
damaging admission that he had expected to be arrested but not for murder. Another damaging feature in his
case is that he is alleged to havo several aliases, tno last one being "John
Taylor." He took his arrest very coolly, howover, and wont with the officers
without a murmur.
Tho detective sent here to locate his
man, had about given up the job after
a most diligent search, when ho was
advised from headquarters that Taylor
had written a letter on one of tho letter
heads of the Selkirk mine. This was
the clue that led to his location and ur-
rest. But for this the detective would
have gone home satisfied that Taylor
was not In tho vicinity of Sandon.
further Detail* from NiiUon.
Nelson, B. C, Sept. 6.���Jesse B. Roper, alias James Hardy, alias J. Taylor, charged with tho murder of Sheriff
A. G. Beylor of DoWitt, Baxter county, Arkansas, haB waived extradition.
He will be taken to tho boundary line
today by Constable Inee, where ho will
be turned over to Louis Cass Smith,
present sherilT of Baxter county, Ark.
The murder occurred in June, 1892,
and ever sinco the officers of the state
havo been on his track. If thoy havo the
right man, his correct name is Joseph
Hardy. The accused man had been
caught ln a serious breach of the
peace in Arkansas, and a possee was
sent out with a warrant to capture him.
They ran him into a barn and from its
shelter he fired on the officers, killing
Sheriff Beyler. He made his oscape
from the barn* and when pursued by
tho officers bent on avenging the
'vleath of their chiof, he fired several
times, killing a valuable hope and
badly wounding another officer.
The requisition bore the names of
President William MoKlnley and Secretary o! State John Sherman,
A WOODEN WEDDING.
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Holland Receive
a Tleasant Surprise.
The fifth or wooden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Holland was pleasantly observed last Sunday evening at the residence of their
brother I. D. Holland. Mr. and Mrs.
J. S. Holland were invited in to spend
tho evening and on arriving, found to
their surprise, about twenty guests assembled, with a number of appropriate
presents for them, chief among which
were a very handsome combination
book case and writing desk, with an
elegant office lamp, a beautiful rocking chair and a medicine chest. These
were presented with appropriate remarks by tho donors, and as appropriately responded to by Mr. J. S. Holland. After this, all were seated at a
banquet that would have been good
enough for an original wedding. The
evening was then spent in listening to
vocal and instrumental music of a high
quality and social conversation which
continued until shortly after midnight.
Mr. Holland's friends assured him that
this party would have to serve also for
his birth day celebration which was
then only five days distant.
The rains of the past week have given away to beautiful weather both here
and la the wheat fields of the Palouse.
NEW ROLLING STOCK.
The tug Kaslo, Captain Angus Cameron, towed in two barges from Bonner's Ferry, arriving here Sunday afternoon, loaded with new rolling stock
for the Kaslo & Slocan railway. The
stock was manufactured in St, Louis
and shipped over the Burlington and
Great Northern to Bonner's Ferry. It
consists of two coaches and fifteen flat
oars. Box coverings will be built here
for most of the flat cars, to convert
them into ore cars. Tho increase of
travel and freight shipments-on the K.
& S. and the early prospect of a still
greater increase, make the new stock
necessary. The cars, costing about
$",000, are of superior workmanship
and will reflect credit on both the company and the manufacturers.
SANDON'S BRIGHT PROSPECTS.
The pauicky feeling which prevailed
here for a couple weeks is about over
and confidence is increasing with each
day, says the Sandon correspondent of
the Rossland Miner. More mines are
packing down ore and taking up supplies than ever before Now work Is
commencing on every hand, experienced men are taking advantage of the
prevailing conditions and getting hold
of new propositions. The prospects for
fall business are splendid."
played under a double column "soaro"
heading, which for absurdity caps tho
climax of anything ever reported before from British Columbia. So far
from having cholera in Sandon,' they
haven't that or anything else that i s
not good. The health aud busineus
prospects of the camp wero never better. Sandon people will���nsido fro.m
tbe disgust of the unpleasant notorit ity
attaching to the false report���-be
amused to learn that Sandon is "in the
Rossland field", and that, "no estimate
of the number of the deaths has b��en
received." It may be added that the
estimate will not be received eit her.
Following is \he article, head-lines
and all:
"Cholera Makes Way to San don's
Homes���Plague in a Town of the
North���Alarm Among Mamy People in
British Columbia���Residents Leave to
Escape the Danger of Early Death���
News of the Calamity Receivod from a
TacomV Woman's Husbtuid���Miners
Desert Claims Which Last Year Had
Been Purchased at Fabulous Prices���
Houses Over a Sluggish Stream���Tho
Place Visited by the Dread Scourge,
Located Over One Hundred Miles from
Rossland.
"Tacoma,Wash., Sept. 2.���Word waB
received here today by Mrs. John W.
Brechtel from her husband at Sandon,
B. C, that the people are fleeing for
their lives from that town on account
of cholera. Sandon is situated on a
narrow gulch leading to Bear lake,
about 150 miles to the eaBt and north of
Rossland, The houses are built upon-
piles and posts over the small and sluggish stream which runs down the
gulch, the stream acting as the sewer
for the ontiro camp. With the subsidence of tho Bpring freshets and partial
drying up of the stream the serious
conditions began to create alarm and
life became almost unbearable. Doors
wero kept closed and all means possible
wore taken to lessen the evil, but to no
purpose. A short time ago cholera
broke out, gathering its victims at an:
alarming rate. Sandon is the center
of a rich silver-beariog country, and it
is looked upon as one of the most promising silver camps in the entire Rossland field. LaBt year a great rush of
miners and speculators made Sandon a
lively mining camp, and claims on the
narrow gulch sold for fabulous prices.
Now many of the richest claims have
been abandoned on account of the scarcity of miners. No estimate of the
number of deaths has been received."
^      THIS BEATS THE
llRECORD.
Two Cases of Goods Shipped over the C. P. R. in
12 days from Montreal. These cases contained a
Large Assortment
Of the best Manufactured and the best selected
Stock of ready made suits ever brouqht into the
City.   Just Call and Examine Them.
Dn r> Dli a 21   Corner5th and Front St. ,f
,     ; f lW-TllctH, Opposite Bank of B.N.
A MINING KING.
An Interview with David M. Hyman
of Denver.
THE KIMBERLY LOOKING WELL
A. J. McLellan, manager and president of tho Kimberly mine, says that
the property is looking very well. A
rich ore stringer has been encountered
recently 50 feet below the surface in
the lower or No. 2 tunnel. Lumps of
solid galena ore me also found thickly
interspersed in the gangue. Develop*
ment work was begun on the Kimberly
last August and now consists of two
tunnels���upper and lower. No. 1 tunnel is in 120 feet and No. 2, 100 feet.
The ore in general runs about 65 ozs. of
silver and 75 per eent. lead. The property is 9$ miles from Kaslo and 5 miles
from tho K. & S. Ry. Manager McLellan has recently brought his family
to Kaslo. Lieutenant-Governor Dewdney, who was here last week, is also a
shareholder in the Kimberly.
A Pretty Wedding.
The First Presbyterian church at
Vancouver, B, C, was the scene of a
very pretty event on tho 2nd inst.,
when Wm. O. Robinson, of the firm of
Keenan & Robinson of this city, and
Miss Jessie Black of Vancouver were
united in marriage. The ceremony
was performed at 8:30 p. m. by Rev.
Wm. Meikle, pastor of the church, in
the presence of the relatives and
friends of the contracting parties. The
bride was supported by her sister Miss
Ellen, while the groom was attended
by his brother David. After the congratulations and the usual accompaniment of showers of rice, the young
couple drove to the residence of Walter
Black, father of the bride. The presents were costly and numerous. Mr.
and Mrs. Robinson left Vancouver on
Thursday arriving in this city Saturday last where they will in future reside. The News extends its bearty
congratulations.
ABSURD CHOLERA YARN.
Fabrication In San Francisco Enanv
Iner About Sandon's Health.
Last Friday's San Francisco Examiner contained an article from its Ta-
coma oorraepondent, oompiououily die*
BETTER SETTLE THAT STRIKE
(From tho Salt I-ike Tribune.)
When a man sees his little child
hungry and there is food all around
him, he is going to havo some of that
food. He ceases to regard his obligations under the laws. When a great
many men reach that point, then society is in danger and the rich man is
not sure of his possessions for a brief
quarter of an hour. Possibly a shock
is needed to teach somo of these eastern gentlemen a little sense, and maybe the shock is already in preparation.
The men who have controlled the legislation of this country, and the press
behind them have had no mercy on the
poor. With devilish ingenuity they
have drawn slowly thoir ooilB around
the working hosts. Do they nover
think how dangerous that may become
at last?   Better Bettle that strike.
CITY COUNCIL l'KOCKKDINUa.
At tho regular meeting of the city
council laBt night all were present except Alderman Cameron.
The usual number of bills were read
and referred. The largest bill was
that of D. C. McGregor for sidewalk
lumber, $275.
Communications were received and
tabled as follows: From A. C, Pearson re tbe cutting of the breakwater on
Kaslo river by a Chinaman; from tho
Kootenay Electric Light company,
Ing asking to bo recouped for a portion
of their expenditure on the Eighth
Btreet, and an invitation to attend the
Royal Agricultural and Industrial exhibition at Queen's park, New Westminster October 5 to 8.
The water commissioner was instructed to put ln an inch and a half wuter
pipe from Fifth' street main to Kane's
acre, estimated cost $138.
Request of Theater Comlque for reduction of license was refused.
The tax exemption by-law No. 45
was completed and loan by law No. 4,
considered ln committee of whole.
There was discussion whether It should
be speclflolally stated ln the by-law
that at least $1,500 should be pledged
for improvements on A avenue and
$2,000 on Fifth street. No conclusion
was reached.
Tbe publio works committee let the
contract for stumping on A avenue between Sixth and Eighth streets for
$260 to Trlplett, Webb & Webb, work
to begin September 10th  and  be corn-
David M. Hyman of Denver, Colorado, who, together with John A. Finch,
owns most of the Enterprise group on
Slocan lake, was registered at the Kaslo, Wednesday evening, together with
D. M. Brunton, also of Denver, and
passed ou up the road yesterday morning, to Sandon, whence he goes to the
Enterprise, Mr. Hyman is on a tour of
inspection of his Kootenay properties.
He has visited his St. Eugene property
near Fort Steele, tho Keystone in the
Yahk, and after returning from his En-
prise visit will inspect the Standard in
tho Coeur d'Alenes, in which he has
large interests. Mr. Hyman is also one
of the leading mine owners of Colorado,
intrrmitii.iiiii iiiiiii-t.-itiisiii Coming,
Mr. Hyman has recently returned
from Europe and was asked about the
outlook for international bimetallism, '
"When I was in England a short
time age," said he, "single gold standard advocates as well as bimetal'iists
admitted that the closing of the Indian
mints against silver was a great mistake. England will have to do something for India, and that something
looks very much as if it would have to.
be the re-opening of the Indian mints.
This will bo a greater step toward the
restoration of silver than England's
participation in an international monetary coMerence, although that step also
is not unlikely now."
Further KvHIciicen of Silver Manipulation.
Beiug asked if ho could explain tho
rise this week in silver, Mr. Hyman
said:
. "I attribute it to something under
cover as yet in India. A short time
ago the Bank of England posted notices
that it would sell no more council bills
for 10 weeks. Council bills are a medium of exchange between the home and
Indian governments, and the Bank of
England had been in the habit of offering them every week. On that, silver dropped to 51 1-4. Two days after
that, government interests went into
the market with an announcement that
they would buy $5,000,000 worth of silver to ship to India. About the same
time it was announced by English papers that there was a shortage of silver
in'India, and they would have to have
it. At the timo ol tho suspension of
council bills, English papers said financial interests would try to oxport gold
to India, and put that country on u gold
baBis. But it is the belief of well informed persons that it would be impossible to do that, on account of the
nativos' strong prejudices in favor of
silver. Silver is the only money thoy
knew anything about. A mutiny is
now in progress in that country, arising from the government's well-directed efforts for the suppression of the
plague. Still these sanitary stops infringe upon the habits and traditions
of tho people, and they aro in rebellion.
Now, if England attempts further to
interfere with tho prejudices of tlio
people, by destroying or discrediting
thoir money, she will have very serious trouble on her hands. For tho
present however tho government must
have silver for the payment of its
soldiers and the oxpensos of the campaign against tho natives, It looks us
If gold would not do, and that England
will be forced to that conviction."
BUSINESS LOCALS.
Read the News and then subscribe.
R. L. Wells,watehmaker and jeweler,
Front street Kaslo.
Somo lino diamonds in rings,earrings
etc., at Strathern's.
Strathern tho jeweler has in a new
lot of clocks.   Prices right.
Good furnished rooms, moderate rout,
over.!.B.Wilson's store,ops.Kaslo hotel.
Sowing machines. The leading
makes sold by R. Strathern The Jeweler.
The Hotel Slocan ig now serving
light wines with its moals without ox-
trn charge.
You are never refused a good breakfast at the Slocan hotel, no matter how
late you rise.
Prospectors, call at J. li. Wilsonls
and get your supplies, You will find
everything needed for prospecting.    '
Wells, tbe Jeweler, makes a specialty
of repairing fine American, Swiss und
English lever watches. All work
guaranteed. \
DAINTY ANlf FRESH
Aro the supplies of Jas. Chisholm, the
Cash Grocer on   Front   street,   Kaslo.
See his stock and you   will   not   order
elsewhere. ���
FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY
Of freshest quality   may  be  found at
Chisholm's   Cash   Grocery   on   Front
street, Kaslo.   Call and examine   and
profit.
COTTAGES FOR RENT* OR SALE.
Turner & Brydon, Builders on Front
street, have hard finished cottages,
or unfurnished menus,centrally located,
for rent or sale. They will also build
to order. See them at their office in the
Newsbuild-ing, Front st., Kaslo, B. C.
SQUARE DEALING.
Is what has built up the mercantile
house of J. B. Wilson to its present important position in Kaslo. A largo
stock of groceries, crockery and hardware selected with care and sold on
business principles, has brought successful results.
SEE THE PIONEER GROCEI!
And general merchant, J. B. Wilson,
for anything you need in the housekop-
ing line. His stock is complete and
first class. A line line of crockery and
glassware is also carried. Front street,
opposite the Kaslo Hotel.
BEST EATING HOUSE IN TOWN.
The Silver Bell Restaurant on
Fourth stroet, conducted by Joseph
Dorner Is acknowledged to bo the best
place in town for a good meal at a
reasonable price. Everything is clean,
well cooked and well served. Try our
superior coffee. Business men's lunch
from 11 to 2: dinner from 5 to 8.
1'roKri'HH on the New School Building.
The new public school building on
the hill is' rapidly assuming presentable proportions. Sage & Co., the contractors, are pushing work right ahead.
They have been delayed a little In getting brick for the foundations of tho
front wing, but expect to have It soon
now. The work appears to be progressing In a solid, substantial and
workmanlike manner. If not delayed
by unforeseen contingencies, they will
........       probably have the structure completed
Dieted iu one month without b.astlng. f, .h  ._._...,      n��_ni_.-. iko,
Adjourned until Saturday evening,   j1*tne MW4 ������������� <*������� "th.
BUSINESS CHANGE.
" Tho business heretofore carried on
under the firm name of Pierson iVCum-
eron will hereafter lie conducted under
tho name and style of Ferguson &
Thompson." All parties Indebted to
Pierson & Cameron will settle thoir inr
dobtedness with Ferguson & Thompson
and tho said Ferguson|& Thompson will
settle all claims outstanding against
Pierson & Cameron.
FURNITURE^ CLEARANCE SALE.
D. McArthur & Co. have decided to
close out their Kaslo store and wlty
hereafter transact their Slocan trade
from the head bouse at Nelson. The
firm conclude that It would pay hotter
to sell out at cost tban to ship
back to Nelson and will consequently push sales here as long as the
stock lasts. This Is a first class chance
for bargains in furniture.
TO HOME MAKERS.
Kaslo will bo a city of homes. Homes
need furniture. Owens & Stevenson,
leading furniture dealers, corner 5th
and Front streets, Kaslo, can save you
money on all kinds of house furnishings. It will pay you better to buy of
them than to ship ln your old furniture.
This ls also true as to people living lu
neighboring towns. Call and inspect
our large, choice and varied stock before malting other arrangements.
THE NEW "DAVENPORT" CAFE.
This new and high class eating house
on 4th street, Kaslo, B. C, has recently been fitted up in the latest style,
with every modern convenience and is
undor the management of H. C. Ross
and F. L. Wilson who have had many
years' experience in the catering line".
They will make a specialty of serving
large and small parties and wedding
breakfasts, luncheons or dinners on
short notice. Give them a trial and be
convinced that they have no superiors.
OATS AND WHEAT.
First olass oats and wheat for sale at
Neelands & Gibbons, temporarily located in tbe basement of Steam Laundry. Leave orders at Lamont & Young's
bookstore, ITT A U'U   "RTf    TTTTHT T?l? 1/ While Utah owes much of its present
UJArlb  mix   Jlimij^ri.   imis|���,,.ltv ,0 lta nl|Iu.s. and will   be
even more deeply Indebted to this item
RECENTLY     CELEBRATED     HER
SEMI-CENTENNIAL.
Fifty Years Ago Brlsham Younsr, the
Mormon Prophet, Led His People
Into the "Promised Land" nnd Laid
the Foundation of a State.
Found ins n State.
The people of the State of Utah recently completed their big celebration
of the semi-centennial anniversary of
the arrival of Brigham Young and his
band of 1,100 pioneers iu the valley of
the Great Salt Lake. Almost a full
week was required to fittingly observe
the great etnpire-bulldlng work of Brlg-
liiun Young.
It was on July 24, 1847, that the pioneers emerged from the rugged defile
now known us Emigration Canyon and
faced a broad aud sunny valley, which
eloped gently to the shores of :m inland sea. On the east, the Wasatch
���Mountains, and on the south .'ind west
the Oquirrh range made grim walls
about the desert. Wheu the pilgrims
Iimi proceeded a little further they saw
ii large fresh lake a few miles to the
south, emptying its surplus waters into
the Inland sea through it slender river.
These odd conditions suggested a striking comparison to Brigham Young, who
felt that he was a Moses lending a new
tribe of Israel to a new promised hind.
The fresh lake was- the sea of Tiberias,
the suit one the Dead Sea, tlio river
was, of course, the Jordan, This, then,
was the new Palestine; and here the
leader and his followers would build n
new Jerusalem. Advancing n few miles
Into tbe valley, and halting near the
bunks of a roaring brook, Brigham
Young Struck his stuff upon the ground
of its resources In the future, the broad
foundation of its economic life is in its
Irrigated soil. There nre some remarkable facts to be recorded about Its 19,-
810 Carma. In the lirst place, 17,(184 of
them nre absolutely free of all Incumbrance. The average size of these
farms Is twenty-seven acres, but as
some large ranches are Included In this
estimate, the figure given for the average Is rather too high. The typical
farms range from three to twenty acres
the people, nnd Is usually more vigor
ously defended by the women than by
the men. There nre occasional arrests
under the Edmunds-Tucker law, but
there seems m> reason to doubt Ihe
good faith of the church Ln discountenancing the practice.
The older generation of Mormons
rule the church, but tlie younger generation rule'the State. The Governor,
the two Senators and one uopre��entn-
tive are natives nnd of Mormon parentage, though Senator Rawlins is snid to
be nn a postal e. Contrary to general expectations, this fact has not deprived
nilK.IIAM   YOUNfl.
nnd exclaimed: "Here we will rear our
temple in holiness to the Lord!"
The small party of emigrants who
ended their tiresome anil dangerous pilgrimage in the Utah desert fifty years
ago gave but the slightest promise of
founding an enduring State. They
bad come lo un arid laud, and possessed
neither canals nor the slighest knowl-
THE   MORMON   TABERNACLE.
���the smallest of any State In the
Union. They are universally devoted
to diversified agriculture, nnd thus render their unmortgaged proprietors absolutely self-sustaining.
In another Important respect these
farms differ from those elsewhere.
Their owners do not live, ns a rule,
upon the farm acreage, but Lu villages
or home centers. These are located tit
central points In bodies of 5,000 to 10,-
000 acres. The farmers have their
homes ou acre lots in these villages,
getting from Mils small area many of
the things they consume, nnd having
the social advantages of town life to a
Considerable degree. The church Is
also the dance hall, and in tlie remotest
hamlet there Is a Sunday night dance
led by the bishop. These social arrangements have contributed much to
the contentment of the forming population. There hits been less tuinptn-
tlon for the boys and girls to leave the
soil and go to the large towns than
elsewhere. The people live under such
conditions that neither panics, strikes
nor wars rouhl seriously menace their
three menls n dny.
The Mormons are admittedly the
founders of irrigation among Anglo-
Saxons. Until they made their lirst
rude canal from City Creek on thnt
July dny. in 1847. men of their race had
never dealt seriously with this indus-
liitn of strong supiiort among the members of the church, not even wlieu he
vigorously attacked tho leaders for
"using the lively of heaven to serve the
devil iu," ns he once did lu the bent of
the campaign, The first Representative
chosen to Congress, C. E. Allen, hnd
been for yenrs a powerful nud uncompromising opponent of the church. Hut
he was elected with the aid of Mormon
votes. The twelve apostles are divided
between the two great parties. The
division which has come after forty
yenrs of political solidarity appears to
Ik; genuine, and the people carry on
their discussions with the proverbial
zeal of new converts.
While the Mormons nre domlnnnt In
Utah, nnd are likely to bo for a long
time in the future, the gentiles exert
a powerful Influence. They have made
an indelible Impression upon the institutions of the new State. Chief among
their works are Ihe splendid schools
and city buildings and modern public
improvements.
HAILROADS   AND    STEAMBOATS.
���DIRECT ROUTE TO���~
FT. STEELE.
MINING CAMP.
Nelson and Lardo Steam Navigation Company.
Steamer Ainsworth will leave Kaslo,
B. C, every Monday and Thursday at 8
a. m. for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, connecting with Great Northern Railway
on Tuesdays and Fridays, both to and
from Spokane and Eastern and Western
points. Steamer will leave Bonner's
Ferry at 4:30 p. m. Tuesdays and Fridays, arriving at Kaslo next day in
time to make quick connections with
the Trail Creek and Slocan Mining Districts.
This route Is the most direct for the
Fort Steele Mining Camp, and also the
Upper Kootenay River Steamers.
First-class passenger and freight accommodations.
Extra round trip from Kaslo to the
head of Kootenay Lake every Wednesday afternoon, touching at Lardo and
Argenta.   Leave Kaslo at .1 p. m.
0. R. & N.
THERH PACIFIC BY.
The Fast Line,
Superior Service
���Tkrmigh tii'kets to all points in the���
United States and Canada.
Direct Connection  with tl.i Spokane
FhIIh & Northern Hallway.
TRAINS DEPART FROM STOKANE:
No. 1 west 8:2.i p. m.
No. i. east 7:110 a. in.
j Tickets to Japan and
I China via Tacoma anil
i Northern Pacilie Steam-
'] ship Company, For Infor-
|i niatlnn, time cards, maps
j1 anil ticketB, apply to Agts.
li of the .Spokane Falls ���_
jj Northern anil its connec-
II iinns rn- to
&
V. li. OIKBS.
General Agent, Spokane.
A. I). VflAKT/roN,
A--1. Gen* I'aMM. Agt..
No. .r��.ri Morrison St.,
Portland Or.
Write fur map nf Kootenay country.
shortest and quickest, route to the IVcu
il'Alene mines. Palnuso, Lewllton, Walla Walla,
llaker City mines, Portland, San Francisco
Cripple Creek gold mines anil all points Kast
and South. Only line Kast via Salt Lake and
and Denver. Steamer tickets to Europe and
other foreign countries.
Leave
7:15
p. m.
Daily
7:45
a. m.
Daily
Spokane Time Schedule.
Arrive
Past Mail���Walla Walla, Portland, San Francisco, linker
City and the Kast.
Local Mail���Cicur d'Alenes,
Farnilngliin. Garfield, lolfa.x
Pullman and Moscow.
: Spokane Falls & Northern
Nelson & Fort Sheppard
Red Mountain R'ys.
7ll5
a. m.
Daily
6:46
a   in.
Dally
Fur through tickets and turthcr information
apply to JAS. WAUGH,
Agent International Navigation ami Trading
Company, Kaslo, 01 at O.   R. & N. Company's
otlicc, 4 80 Klversidc avenue, Spokane, Wash.
J. CAMPBELL.
licncral Agent.
The only all rail route without
change of cars between Nelson and
Rossland and Spokane and Rossland. <y# <jt
I.eave 8:10 am Nelson  .Arrive 6:00 pin
Leave 10:00 am Kossland Arrive 3:41) pm
Leave s:im inn Spokane Vrrlve 11:40 pm
:tu Kast Columbia avenue, Rowland, n. c,
tl. M. ADAMS,
Traveling Freight and Passenger Agent.
Passengers for Kettle river and
Boundary creek connect at
Marcus with Stage Daily.
Or
W. h. iiriti.iu'KT,
��� leneral Passenger Agent. Portland, Ore.
Patient Endurance.
Jinny think patient endurance Is n
virtue thnt outweighs nil others In value.  There never wns a greater error.
Endurance is often so contemptible
ns to ruiik wiith cowardice. Evil Is
the enemy of progress in manners and
morals. The endurance which tolerates
evil ls a defect worthy of the strongest
effort to overcome It.
It takes courage, time, patience, faith
to take a stand ami make n fight
against evil; whether the evil is threatening the nation's prosperity or Individual rights and comforts.
We have In all communities laws
that exist for the protection of ���the law-
abidingcitizens���his protection not only
of life and property, but of comfort, of
health, of morals.
The laws are for the whole community, for all ages anil each sex. They
nre constantly violated. Why? Because
endurance, not in the guise of virtue,
but In Its common overy-dny garb of
weakness. Indifference and laziness,
permits these violations, refusing to
sw tho moral degradation that ensues.
Righteous wrath that would express
Itself openly would put down many
evils lu their llrst stages, which, endured, create nud strengthen themselves and allied evils, compelling the
expenditure of men, mono; and years
of time to overcome.
Kaslo & Slocan Ry.
���TIME CARD���
Trains  Kun on  Pacific Standard Time.
lining West. Daily. lining Kast
S:lH)a. in. I.v Kaslo Arv. 8:00 p. in.
K.::��ia. in. l.v South Fork... Arv. 8:16 p. in.
9:86a. m. I.v Spronle's Arv. '2:15 p. in.
0:61 a. m. Lv.  . Whitewater \rv. 2:00 p. m.
10:08a, m. l.v Hear Lake Arv. 1:48 p, in.
111:18 a. in. l.v Mi'lluigau Arv. 1:88 p. m.
I0::.8a. m. l.v...i'ody .liuictton.. .Arv. 1:12 p. m.
111:50 a. in. Ar Sandon Lv.   1:00 p, m.
IOI1Y  LINE.
11:00a. in. I.v Sandon Arv. 11:45 a. m.
11 20 a. in. Ar Cody I.v.  11:25 a. in.
GEO. F, COPKLAND,
iiuHT. ikvinu, Superintendent.
O, F. <k. P. A,
THE CANADIAN PACIFIC UK,
and
SOO PACIFIC LINE
and
The Cheapest,  most Comfortable
direct route from Kaslo
-TO-
' All points in Canada and tho United
States.
The onlv line running through Tour-
I ist cars to Toronto, Montreal and Boa-
i ton. Through Tourist cars to St. Paul
j daily.
FAST= NoiiTHKKN !=WEST
i-t/����W 1      I    HAII.WAY TVS_f��Ja
THE SURVEYOR'S CHAIN MADE IT
The Shortest
TRANSCONTINENTAL  ROUTE.
It is the most modern in equipment.
It is the heaviest railed Hue.
It lias a rock-ballast roadbed.'
It crosses no panel deserts.
It was built without land grant or government aid.
It is noted for the courtesy of its employes.
It is the only line serving meals on the
lu Carte plan.
Magnificent Sleepers and Dining Cars on All Trains.
Travel  by this line and have your baggage through to destination.
Daily connection from Kuslo every day
excepting Monday, at 11:80 a. in.
For full information call on or address
ALDER BISHOP,
Freight and Pass, agent, Kaslo, B, C.
���OB to���
H. M. MACGREGOR.
Traveling Pass, agent, Nelson, 1$. C.
E. J. COYLE,
District Pass, agent, Vancouver.
THE GREAT MORMON TEMPLE.
odge of tlie art of Irrigation. They liad
but n scanty store of provisions, nnd a
thousand miles of deserts and mountains lay between them and any base
of supplies. Tlicy had no shelter save
that offend by the canvas coverings
of their crowded wagons, and there
-were no forests near at hand from
���which lumber could ls> made. Hut they
���went to work under the direction of a
mnalerful lender, turning the waters of
a canyon stream upon tlio luird alkaline
soil and staking the Inst of their stock
of potatoes on tho venture. Tbe rr*ult
of this desperate beginning is seen In
the Utah of to-day.
This latest of American States contains nearly 300,000 people on tlie occasion of Its fiftieth anniversary. Of
these less than one-third live ln large
towns, Salt Lake City, the metropolis
and capital, containing about 60,000,
and Ogden, Its cheerful rival, about 10,-
000. More than two-thirds of the total
population Is dispersed ln mining
camps, on the stock range and over a
myriad of farms.
try. As the pioneers enjoyed n practical equality In the matter of properly,
their Irrigation works were necessarily
built by means of co-oiierntlve labor.
Evfiry man performed his share of the
work and received his proportion of
stock in the company which owned the
canal. It was nearly forty years after
the llrst settlement wns made before
costly works were built by outside capital, and the Innovation was not regarded with favor by the Mormons. In
Utah the stores, factories and banks
ore owned very generally by Joint stock
companies, consisting of multitudes of
small Kharoowiiors.
After a half century the Mormon
church Is still a dominant factor In the
life of Utah, In numbers and In wealth
it ls, of course, a far greater church
than It wns fifty years ago. The practice of polygamy, suspended by formal
edict ta 1890, Is now a thing of the past,
speaking ta broad terms. But the doctrine ls still religiously held among the
tenets of the church. It Is doubtless
sincerely believed In by tbe majority of
I'res -nt Decision.
if, Instead of being Inllueuced by A
hazy nud undefined feeling, we bring
clear thought to bear upon It, we shall
Hnd that the only supreme and Until
lest of conduct must ever be the convictions which we hold nt the time.
Not Whether any other person or tin
whole world approve or disapprove, noi
even whether we may or may not continue In future years to maintain them
ourselves,  must  be  our question,  but
whether at the present moment we believe" In our Inmost heart that such a
course is the true and right one to pursue.
If this be not our gulde-Mf any other
voice, opposing that ot conscience, be
obeyed���then we uo.t in definnce of our
own moral sense, which Is plainly the
snapping of character.
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rail mi or address  International   Navigation
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Castleton���How few girls go In bathing here this season I
Dlllback���Yes. The grand stand
back of the bathing beach has been
washed away.���Judge.
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Great Northern trains, east-bound, leaving
Spokane7:40a. m.. and west-bound, arriving
Spokane 7 p. in.
O. AI.KXANDKR,
Leneral Manager.
Kaalo, B. C, July 12,1897.
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Atlanta Child's  Sknll Opened  to Allow Her Brain to Grow.
Little   Emily   Woodruff,   aged   11,
whoso skull recently was cut open ln
order to allow her brain to grow, ls
making satisfactory
progress,   and   the
doctors   think   she
Will be well   ln   a
few     weeks.     Although 11 yenrs old,
Emily's mlud   was
that of a bnbe nnd
it was   to   prevent
her being an   idiot
that the   operation
incision in thb   was decided on, nl-
SKULL. though the   physi
cians warned the family that death
was likely to result. Emily lives with
her father and mother and brothers at
41 Castleberry street, Atlautn, Ga.
The child is large for her age-she's
ar tall us her mother nnd has the face
of a girl of Ki. She was an unusual
child, quiet and sober, with nn expression lieyond her years. She learned to
talk slowly, hut to walk quickly. She
stammered awkwardly in her speech
ami mixed her words. She had a bright,
sweet face and nn extremely affectionate nnd clinging nature,
Little Emily grew on for several
years before they knew how strangely
evil she hnd been treated by nature.
They sent her to school. The teacher
struggled for weeks to teach her nnd
then���she made an awful discovery-
The child could not be tnught. She
could not lenrn figures. She could not
ndd 1 and 1 together. She rend, but
merely by rote; she did not understand.
It was ii hopeless task. The baby mind
of the girl could not be taught. The
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In the past several years mauy physicians have been appealed to to help
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case without even locating the trouble.
Little Emily grew on, but her brain,
prisoned fast beneath the hard skull,
remained the same. It grew no larger
���COUld be no larger pressed In a narrow space ns It was by a curious and
imiUUBl malformation of the head.
Tlie little girl. It was plain to the
surgeon's trained mind, wns suffering
from the confinement of her brain in a
too narrow space. There wns but one
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to lift tlie skull from the brain anil gl,��
the little one's mind  room  to grow.
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Emily's parents were willing to risk
any danger or peril to save the little
girl.
The doctor told them what a fearful
risk it would be. The child might die
under the operation. The operation
might possibly be of no benefit to her
nml on the other hand the olinnoes
were greatly In favor of her brain
growing to Us normal size. The skull
lifted, the Imprisoned brnln might grow
nnd expand until It reached the size
that an adult's brain should be.
After the Woodruffs hud thoroughly
considered the matter, they decided to
take the chanced nnd have tlie Opera-
tion performed. A day was appointed
nud little Emily wns carried down to
1 St. Joseph's Infirmary by her father.
I They out off the locks, shaved her head
| closely and then put her under the Influence of chloroform. It was a delicate operation which the doctors then
performed. Ait the temple they cot
into the skull nnd on either sl(U> they
cut out of the skull a round piece nbout
the size of a ndckel. Beginning at these
openings at tho temple they cut the
skull open, running back to a point at
the very top of the head. The cut was
eleven Inches long and formed a perfect V, with the sharp points at the
crown of the head and the other points
at the two temples. The ekull was
lifted slightly and after all the necessary surgical work the wound was
bandaged up. The little girl was left
in her bed and the next morning when
the physicians called was playing with
hex doll, all unconscious of the fearful
opening In her head.
After ten days at the Infirmary she
was sufficiently recovered to be taken
home. She showed no signs of the terrible ordeal except an Increased nervousness. Her parents declare she is
Improving every day and they have
great hopes of ber mind growing Into
normal proportions. The doctors say
that Improvement must be slow, that
growth will be a gradual process, and
tl wttl be six months at least before
any perceptible change for the better
can lie noted. Atlanta pnysicians hnve
beeu roused Into deep Interest over the
case, and the scientific world waits
with anxious scientific Interest.
MAINE'S OLDEST MINISTER.
Rev, Dr. Randall Recently Celebrated
His Ninetieth Birthday.
Rev. Dr. Dnnlel B. Randall of Portland, Me., who celebrated the ninetieth
anniversary of his birth the other day,
ls tbe oldest nnd most widely kiwwn
Methodist minister In Maine. For more
than half a century he has boen engaged In active work in the ministry of his
church, and for sixty-nine years he has
held a continuous membership ln the
Maine conference. The doctor wns born
In a log cabin at Hnrdwlck, Vt., ln 1807.
He wns converted In 182G, joined the
Methodist Episcopal Church at once
and began to preach In 1827. In 1828
he wns transferred to the Maine conference and nppolnted to Augusta. Dr.
Randall joined the conference three
years after Its orgniilzntlon. and he has
seen every day of its growth In size and
Importance. His tall, spare form has
never been missed nt nny of the meetings. He was one of the early abolitionists, and ns long ngo as 1832 lie protested In public speeches against slavery. He cast the only abolition vote In
his town lu,1840. As n preacher Dr.
Randal) hns been most successful. He
brought ssoul, true religious feeling nnd
nn abiding faith in his creed to his
work. His one fear In his youth was
thnt he would not live to All out his career as n preacher. How false those
fenrs were he now knows. At 00 Dr.
Randall possesses ii clear mind and
takes a deep Interest In the Methodist
Church.
Lovelaiiil. Col., olalms to have raised
a potato weighing 8_ pounds, which is IS
inches long and 10 Inches across.
A public School system was put in
operation in nearly all the provinces of
the Roman Empire in tlie year 98.
Illuss is the most perfect elastic substance in existance. A glass plate kept
miller pressure in a bent condition for ���_;>
years Willi return to its original form.
Steel conies next.
A PECULATING GOOSE.
"is your nymg machine a success'"'
"Unquestionably," replied the enthusiast. "Have you made a trip with it?"
"No, but I've sold several shares of
stock."���Wn shi ngton Star.
Mother���Now, Johnny, are you tilling me the truth? Johnny���If I ain't,
why do you want to make me tell .another He by asking me such a question
as that?���Boston Transcript.
"What nre the weather indications
to-day?" asked the thin man. "Itniu,
to a certainty; circus in town," snid the
thick man, without looking nt tha bureau's report.���Cincinnati Tribune.
"He is a very poor judge of human
nature," remarked Miss Cayenne,
thoughtfully. "What leads you to that
conclusion?" "He has such a good
opinion of himself."���Washington Star.
She���And you sny there were thirteen at the table? He���Just. "One of
the party Is sure to die before the yenr's
out." "Oh, I guess not! You see, we
are nil officeholders."���Yonkers Statesman. I
"Well, there ls one thing to be proud j
of; we have no clnss prejudices in this
country."    "I  guess you  were never I
around when three or four sophomores i
got hold of a freshman."���Indianapolis
Journal.
"I don't know why the papers should
speak so harshly of Gen. Weyler. The
dispatches say lie was nt the head of j
his troops at the last battle." "Yes?
| Which way were they going?"���Cleveland rinindenler.
"It must be awful to lie broke away
out Wert." "I didn't llud it so. I had
a pretty good suit of clothes, so I pretended to be wanting to Invert in real
estate. Nothing was too good for me."
���Indianapolis Journal.
"Who says I'm out?" shouted the
ball rbsser. "I do," replied the umpire
"Well, I'd rnthcr hnve au unprejudiced
opinion ns to that," remarked the slugger, and then the kick began.���Phila.-
delphia North American.
No Easier Way.���"Papa," snid Sammy Snnggs, ns he paused, pencil In
hand, "how enn you mako a Greek
cross?" "Mention the concert of Europe to him," replied Mr. Snaggsv-
Pittsburg Chronlcle-Telegraph-
Cerricd Off n Gold  Watch, and Got a
Ker-nnt In Trouble.
It Is doubtful Is another dumb animal
ever caused greater mischief than a
goose did recently In I.anesboro, N. Y.
That goose stole a dozen valuable articles and brought about the discharge
of a servant. Eor a long time the family of Mr. Albert Jenks has been missing Valuables, and charged their disappearance to Miss Annie Coognn, a
domestic. The girl was threatened with
arrest to make her confess nnd when
she protested her Innocence she was
discharged. As articles continued to
disappear the family was In a quandary. A pet goose had a l rick of knocking nt the door In quest of dnlntles. nnd
on being admitted would go all about
the house. One afternoon recently Mrs.
Jenks wns nmazed to see the goose tnko
a gold watch nnd chain In Its month
and go outdoors. She followed nnd saw
It hide the timepiece In Its nest. Thus
the mystery of the missing articles was
explained. Among the dozen articles
found In the nest were two gold thlui-
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"No, I never talk to an Inferior."
"But have you ever met one?-'���Cour-
rier des Etats-Unls.
Ethel���Do you believe in palmistry?
Mabel���Oh; It's all right for a starter,
If the follow's shy.���Bazar.
Dora���He said there was one thing
about me he didn't like. Cora���What
was that? "Another man's arm."���
Life.
"Almost any man will admit that
he's liable to make mistakes." "Yes;
except when he makes them."���Chicago Journal.
The Major���No, sah! I don't believe
you ever tasted such wine as this! The
Young Curate���Is it���er���something
new?���Puck.
"Your wife bought these cigars,
didn't she?" "Yes. How did you
guess It?" "They're in such a pretty
box."���Jugend.
"You protest that you love me. Emily, but I am still waiting for the first
kiss." "Well, why do you wait?"���Plie-
gende Blaetter.
"An allowance Is something like a
bicycle." "How so?" "A man can put
his wife on it, but he can't make her
stay on it."���Ex.
"Freddie, why did you drop the baby
on the lloor?" "Well, I heard everybody
say It was a bouncing baby nnd 1 wanted to see It bounce."���Punch.
What the man snid: "Oh, yes, delightful weather." What he wanted to
say: "Blankety blank! blnnkety blank!
blank! blank! blank!"���Boston Transcript.
"It takes my wife three days to go
to n picnic." "How's that?" "She
takes a day to get ready, n day to go
nnd n day to get over It."���Chicago
Record,
Primus���Didn't Mr, Goodman say
that Col. Bluegrass had become a prohibitionist? Secuiidits���Yes, and now
the colonel Is suing hliu for libel.���
Yale Record.
"I have here a neat nnd pretty little
'otter-opener," liegan the agent. "So
have I nt home," said the business
man. sadly: "I am married."���Cincinnati Tribune.
The Husband���Have you any Invisible veils? The Saleslady-Yes. sir. It
Is impossible to see them, The Husband���I'd like to look at some.���1'ou-
kers Statesman.
"I got even with Nobbs for talking
to me so much about his diseases."
"What did you do?" "I sent his address to every patent medicine Urm iu
the country."���Ex.
"Gracious, Jack, what Immense shirt
studs you wear." "Well, yon know
how buttonholes act. I'm going to keep
up with them if It takes a dinner
plate."���Chicago Record.
Barings���Perfidious woman, you
have broken my heart! Miss Wheeler
���Oh, I don't think it is as bad as tnat.
Nothing worse than a small puncture.
���Indianapolis Journal.
Married people live longer than the
unmarried, the temperate and industrious longer than the gluttonous and
idle, and civilized nations longer than
the uncivilized. Tall persons enjoy a
greater longevity than short ones.
GOOSB  AND   TIMKI'IBCK.
bles, two scnrfplns, a tortoise shell
comb and a watch. The parents of the
Coogan girl threaten to sue the Jenks
for defnmlng their dnughter's character.
A Moor's Madness.
Si Mohammed ben Mousea, the giant
Moor, sent as the chief of the Moroccan Mission to Queen Victoria's jubilee never reached London, having gone
mad In Paris on his way there, and
then having been sent home. His madness took a very queer form. He
thought he was Montjarret, the chief
outrider who precedes the President ot
the French Republic on state occasions and Insisted on being dressed
ln livery, with riding breeches and
high boots.
The first thing the women will do
wheu they get Into power will be to
enact a law compelling a man to love
on_y one woman at a time.
AN OPEN LETTER
To MOTHERS.
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE
EXCLUSIVE USE OP THE WORD "CASTORIA," AND
"PITCHER'S   CASTORIA,"   AS   OUR   TRADE   MARK.
I, DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Eyannis, Massachusetts,
was tlie originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same
tliat has borne and does now sy y/flfcZ^E-* on every
bear the facsimile signature of (^ajtypf/&&JU44 wrapper.
This is the original "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," which lias been
used in the homes of the mothers of America for over thirty
years. LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and see that it is
the kind you have always bought /"_Jr y/f/f. 7"" on tn0
and has the signature o/t**T^/��4*w wrapper. JVb one has authority from me to use my name except
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Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting a cheap substitute
which some druggist may offer you (because he makes a few more pennies
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FAHBWBU TO MRS. H'KBCHNID.
The I...Iks' Aid Society of the Mrthodist Church
OIv�� Her a Reception.
[Communicated.]
Mrs. Harper McKechnie having recently decided to return to her former
homo in California, left by the Bteamer
International on Thursday morning:
last, the 9th inst. Mrs. McKechnie
has boon a valuable member of the
Ladies' Aid Society of the Kaslo Methodist church since its organization lust
spring;, and the esteemed president of
tlio Aid, Mrs. E. Doty, suggested the
idea of holding a farewell reception in
her honor. Accordingly,. Mrs.., Doty
invited the members of the Ladies' Aid
W> meet at her residence last Tuesday
afternoon. There was a good attendance and a most enjoyable time was
spent. Mrs. Doty provided .refreshments and the table was daintily
spread. Flowers wore in profnssion
and each guest was presented with a
beautiful button-hole bouquet.
Mrs. McKeohnle is a most estimable
Christianflady and her departure from
our midst is greatly to be regretted.
Those present, including tho hostess,
were, Mesdames McKeehnie, C. Goodwin, Whiteside, Goodenough, S. Mc-
Eaohern, J. B. Wilson, Woinstein, Mc-
Phee, S. II. Green, Bjerkness, Perkins,
Lindsay and W. J. Green.
WHITB liKOl'SB MINING NOTES.
���
��� Sanca, Sept. 5.���The Ora Plata company reports a good showing on its
property. A 26 foot shaft shows up a 3
foot lodge of gray copper and galena
which assays 70 ozs. silver, 15 per cent,
copper. 30 per font, lead and from $10
to $20 in gold. They now have about
14 tons of shipping oro on the dump. A
400 foot tunnel will be started soon
which is expected will cut thededgoKOO
feet below the surface. They expect to
keep a large force of men at work all
the winter.
��� This promising property is under the
able management of Mr. Ed Doyls.
Trail News Not Sold.
-Wi F. Thompson, editor and publisher of the Trail Croek News, says in
his last issue: "Tho Kossland Miner,
Victoria Times, Vancouver News-Advertiser, Spokane Review,Seattle Post-
liiteHigoncer and numerous, other papers havo, in tho past fortnight, stated
that tlio publisher of the Trail Croek
News hat: sold the News, nnd will do-
vote all his'uttention to his Nelson interests. Tho News is _.') months old today. In all that time the present pub-
'isher has directed its progress, and
there is no probability of n change being made."
Will Place New , citrons uuil lluoy*.
Capt. Gaudin, Deputy Marine Minister, ac.combaniod by Inspector Thompson, will ,probably bo in Kaslo today. Capt. ' Gaudin comes to supervise tho placing of now buoys and boa-
cons at tho outlet and at the mouth of
Koolenuy river. If he can make the
necessary arrangements with the electric light company while here ho will
probably order an olectric beacon
placed on the point east of town. One
of Inspector Thompson's errands here
Is to Inspect the Steamer Quean, formerly the Halys.
New Management at the l.claml.
*Tim Donovan has disposed of his in-
torests/in the Leland house, and witli
his family left for Spokane last Saturday night. His successors are John
Howard, who formerly conducted the
Howard house at Kossland, and Pat
McGue, one of the owner! of tho Utica
on Twelve Mile Croek. The new management has acquired a good stand
and will doubtless do a good business.
HOTEL ARRIVALS.
Following are the hotel arrivals  for
the week ending Sept. 7, 1807:
THK KASLO.
T.H.Mci.iraiv.NewYork W.H.Jones.Ilossliind
W.Coyney,Sandon W.'JJ.etald,
..McDonald,   " F.A.U.Mountain.Three
J.Vallanee,NewDenvor    Cork.
T.Il.lI.Hates.KoiithFrk G.J.Qoodline.SpOkaiio
A.Taylor,Edmonton      V.T.BtGoorge,Victoria
(i.e.Tniivliill.lr,N\-lsini  J.A. Word,Pilot Bay
L.Ernst, "        n.T.Widdieombe.Whit-
W.Temploton, Vancou-   water
ver C.J.Mattock,8_ndon
C.N.Davidson,     "       U.K.King,
CI!.Maxwell,        "        J.ThomsenAw,   "
D.Men.les, "       H.Martin,
D.G.Macdonell,    "       Mrs.II.R.Hainimmdiie.
H.Kennody.Qalt Sandon
Missiiainiiiiiiid, Bandon J.W.8_ile��,Chloago
W..1.Herald,Kossland J.M.Kelfey,
A.J.McI.ellan.Kimb'rly \V CPainiCSpokaiie
Mine C.W Zirklcr,     "
T.H.Alliee. Victoria II.II.Davison,Toronto
J.D.CampbeU,   " J.II.Ross, "
R.Silverwood, sandon t.,Stttherland,W'p'g
J.H.Hawko,        " P,Burns,Nelson
L.Keith, " D.M.Irvine.Three Frks
8.A.Mighton,8andon
ST.  I'ANI
rs.Vermilyca.KossPd
D.couen,Sandon
Mackley.slocanl'ily
Rodger*,!Mont real
Hughes,8eattle
C.TunstallJr.Nelson
Harrop, "
.M.JoIiiihiu,
I'oiter,Kossland
.Braden&w,Helena
T.widdicombe.whit-
\v titer
K.Jefferson,Spokane
L.Clarke,
.F.Pogue,        "
.K.iiiaham,     "
rs.J.Kaufman, "
rs. Douglas,       "
rs.O'Nelll,
I). Griffiths, Spokane
A.Scowdeu,London
CN'ivin.Whitewater
IRAB IKK.
.1 ..l.l'.affiTly, Sandon
11.K.King,
I)..I..Macdonald,Silvrtn
<>.Turner,Gt.Western
.1.]Mitchell.Whiten liter
J.Murphy, Ainsworth
W.L.Belt.Bpokailo
II. McKeown, Kossland
M.P.Thompson,Vancvr
Mrs.J.Troup,Spokane
B,D.Crookerc.w,\V,W,
i'.\V.\Yilsoiii_w, Sandon
B.White,
O.J.besjurdin,      "
J.G.McGuigan,     "
C.W.GouldSfam.Butte
C.E. Hope, Vancou ver
II. Bauiiiou, Kossland
S.W.Eokrn an,Duluth
W.I..Blossom, Nelson
I.B.Robertson, ������
SLOGAN.
J.E.Mltclioll.Whltowr Mrs.ll.K��eot,S>indon
K-.Hurrlugtnn.     " T.Kelley, "
.IK. Peterson,Nelson A.it. Mi-K inlay,Toronto
K.C, Travis,       " A.D.Kniorv, **
II.Stow, '��� T, Doyle, Ainsworth
L.itucher, " .I.Koss,Nelson
E.G.SmjitTi.Montroal C.W.Bobj, Whitewater
A.Illum-onailer.Sandon W.Mci'urty, Victoria
I'.l.ci'lair " I..Mc('arly,
\V.Sutherland,Sandon (I.II.Ilanvick.Spokane
l-.Mamtdev, " Ke.v.l'oitrns,Nelson
.l.siKiidan, " H..I.Huish,silvcrton
C. Palmar, " A.Janes,
1-:..I.Hubbard,       " F.Janes,
.1.A.Hansen, " MlssMcC,,ll,Sandnn
M.L.Grlmmott,    " J.McCall,
W.I.udrow, " MissSlorah.
U.K.McLean,        " K.L.Conch,
J.Dixson, " K.C.Ward,        "
J.Kigali,
s 	
ADAMS.
S.M.M.-Crcady.Whitwr I..Peturs,HouthFork
.I.D.Cooke,    '      " A.Bellamy,Sandon
K.S.Donaldson,   " J.Darbon,        "
C.Orey.Bandon .1.11.Plaits,      "
W.Ciu'imbell,Nelson .I.W.Breehtel, "
I'.spariiiiK, Lardeau A.McMillan,   "
D.l amcron.Sprowlcs K,Dupins,FtStccle
B.B.Hill, " II.Liver,
u.We-ler.BearLake S.MiLoud,
1.11 anna,        " I'.Spaugberg, Sandon
P.Morrison,Sandon .I.Kichmond,      "
W.Eddy. " A.McMillan,
d.Blakeslev,Spokane A.Tedon,
G.H.Ilarwlck,     " T.Melrosc,SoutliKorks
CENTRAL
A.W.IIarding.Yancnvr l>. A.Mat tin,Spokane
S.B.Bard,Hall's siding S.James,
A. KiifHer, Spokane J. H. Jones, A ins north
W.L..LThomas,S.liiik.    K.Mav.
UiuNelwm,Cht.agt>      D.Martin,
w.Alpcrson ,8pokane
Returned From Montreal.
A. T. Garland, the well-known mer-
chant, has returned from Montreal with
a (we fall and winter stock of good..
Koad the News.
MINING RECORDS.
TIMNSFKKS. KTC.
Sept. '.'.���A. E. Price and J. W. Duncan tn Win.
I.stack and \V. D Jackiiinn, Skylight In Kaslo
baslii.ll.
Sept. 11.���No translers recorded
Sept. I���Sidney Warranto Adam* Bros.. \-:t
Lone Star and >., Last chance, Bunker Hill and
Mllford Star; Hugh McKay to A. W. Good.
enough, power ol attorney re \^ Interest In Kx-
Champlon and Pickup; Sidney Warren to Geo.
Parkinson, !j I. X. L.
Sept. 7.���L, 8. Cass to Mrs. May Passed, Maple
Leaf, 11: W. R. Wlnstead to Henry C. Fowler,
,|iili claim to Hazel. ��'u��); H. B. Wadsworth
and W. L. Root to White Grouse Mining Co.,
Log Cabin, 11; John A. Kinuian to Wm.
Calpman and II. D. Ourttn, !.' Monte Chrlsto,
fiarbaldl and Hornet,fl; Gust Hwauson to same
Curtis, Cascade and Nest, |1;
Sept. 8-Mm. Braid to Eilwin C. Ward, Uof
RurKe Fraction, fit Chas. Ilierkncss to Otjo
Augustiii, }i Mountain Goat, fl: Patrick Malo-
ney to Ed. tlaum, '. Ontario No. '., V>0; Ed.
Rnuin to Otto Augustln, U Eagle Bird, Marsden,
Lovell, Sister Molly, ���i_��.l_ Fuller, Rachel Gordon and Gold Bug, 1250.
LOCATIONS.
Sept. 2.���Big Hear! on Meadow creek by John
Kelly and George Howie; Rook on Bear creek
by E. E. Chipman; Silver Cable on 12 mile creek
by Jas. .Nicholson and A. Hague; Nelson on
Canypn creek by A. Hloomquist; Nightingale
on Lake creek by George Shiells; Kin-: Solomon
near same by Robert Shiells; Wild Horse and
Roy North Fork Fry creek by Albert Lind and
Chas. Bcrgstrotn.
Sept. 8.���Orient and Harrisburg head of Kaslo
creek by Mike Domlco; Alaska and Royal Five
near 10 Mile House by 8. Johnson; Menu on
South Fork hy Frank Bradlord and T. Henderson; Drum Luramon noar same by W. H. Crawford; Lilly on Coffee creek by Sam Olson; Morn
ing seven miles north of Coffee creek by Peter
Johnson, Sam Olson, Nels Magnuson and Oscar
Johnson; Bob Keid head of Crawford creek by
J. Keith Keid; Gem Fraction near same by J. B.
McLaren; Bonanza two miles from Coffee creek
by L. O. Symons: Summit on Indian creek by
L. Borradale; Surprise two miles from Crawford creek by same; Georgia on Woodbury creek
by Joseph Carmody.
Sept. 4.���Burlington and IronWood by Romo-
no and Peanonon South fork Kaslo creek;
lluekhorn by Jas. Anderson 7 miles from mouth
of Campbell creek: Mammoth by N. B. Buckler
near same, being relocation of Marmot Nol;
Wonder by F. E. Clute on Campbell creek;
Klondyke by John Mitchell near same; Stanley
by Geo. Parkinson between Milford nudSchroc-
der creeks; Derby by G. H. Sevanison near
same; Monterey by F. P.Sherwood.
Sept. 7.���Whoop Up by M. J.Walsh, South Fk;
Salovan by John Swninson on Canyon creek;
silver Tip by Ed Cook, Normiui McLeod and
1'red Bellows, head of 18-mile creek; Flying
cloud by John Regan, on Hull creek; Mystic
Region by D. It. McLean on same; Mogul Fraction by N. S. Tucker on South Fork; Hope and
Protection hy Chas. Gray, D. A. Kendall, D. A.
Button and Pctci Sanquist, on Canyon creek;
Tacoma by Jacob Christenson on South Fork;
Kosie 8. by E. J. Matthews on White Grouse
mountain; Klondike by Geo. Stowe on same;
Jessie A. and Nancy Hanks by W. Sutherland
on he&d Of Cariboo creek; Lillian by Charles
Richardson near White Fish ereek; All Right
by Jos. P, Sawyer on Hooker creek; Eczema by
.1. A. Moodle near Spring creek; Mountain Key
by \V, N. Luke and R. Elliot, 9 miles Irom Kaslo; Druid by T. J l.edrum, 2 miles west of
Kootenay lake; Mountain Rabbit by P. Swen-
cisky on Cascade creek; Wild Cat by J. Hwen-
cisky near sume.
Sept. 8.���Stem W'iudcr by It. Stevenson on
Blue Ridge.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
Sept. 2.���Silver Queen by B. P. Anderson; skylight by A. E. Price; White Star by Chris Raftel-
son; Evening Star, Nip and Tuck and Stanley
by Hector McRae; Grand Republic by J. E. Big-
bam; Diamond Joe by C. J. L. Ross; Bolder-
wood by W'.'R. Aekwlth.
Sept. :i.���Indiana aud Liberal by \V, R. Win-
stead; Annexed by W, A. Potter; Alma by F. \V.
Groves; Peacock Copper by JosephSwanson;Orlando by Chas. Sampson; Imperial by P. Stratford; Horseshoe and Good Luck by Edward
Watts; Kaslo by Ed, Walmsluy.
Sept. I.-���Johanna by L. Hanna; Mexico and
Montezuma by t. L. Patrick; San Bordlno by
Geo. II. Hylard.
Sept. 7.-Helen Mar by John.McKcnzie; I. C.
by H. T. Weddieombe: Bryan Fraction by M. J.
Mahoney: Robin, Wild Swan and Humming
Bird by W. J. Gibbons; Susquehanna and Hartford by Lawrence Peters; Glacier and North
America bjrA, Poggle; Scottish Chief and Echo
by J. C. Ryan; Cliff by B. II. Hill; Jennie by
Chas. Moore; Superior and Budweiser No. 2 by
C.P.M. 4M.C0,
Sept. 8.���Hot One by Wm. Anderson; Lucky
Boy, Margaret, Dora, Bonanza and Liberty by
('has. II. Conner.
otOWXH4<H>4*M<*&et��X*0 <
xxftoe
RATES $2.50 TO $4.00 PER DAY.      :
St. Pancras Inn
Dan Shaw, Manager. $>        KASLO, B. C.
First-Class in Every Department.    Large, Airy Rooms,
llaths,   Electric   Lights. Table Unsurpassed.
Service Up to Date; Bar Splendidly Stocked.
Commercial Traveler's Sample Rooms. $>
THE OLDEST AND BEST
HEADQUARTERS
-FOR-
I Commercial! Mining Men.
V    A], Our Eyes are Always Open to tho Cor
.^    T. Traveling Public.      EDWIN CUM.I
,..,,:��    .       -               Jom fort of the
ry .Jl'Uilll    jE   Traveling Public.        EDWIN CUMMINGS,
Tf? Kaslo, B. C. Proprietor.
*��__*
Butte Hotel
A��� Resta urB.nt
ADVUKTISBD LETTER LIST.
Following is the list of letters remaining uncalled lor in thc Kaslo Postofllce since the last
list published over date Of August 'i'i, 1897:
Alexander, Mrs. Loyd. Walter
Adams, Mrs. Mann, Alexander
Anderson, Martin Malandrini, B.
Abriunson, John Morrison. John
Arthur, Jas. Morse, J. YV.
Brewer, Geo. Hurry. J. A.
Bowels, K. C. Mogrldgu, W. J.
Boimm.L. McUlllls, Angle
Bernard, Bid. McCurdv,Walter
Crout, Ed, McLuuchliii, Thos. P.
Campbell, Malcolm Noon, John
C-siady, Henry Peanon, A, v.
Croft, K. A. Pollock. Robt.
Ounnlnghani, chas. Parker. Tillic
Crawford, Jean Read, John
Diilcv, Pete Hnlllvaii, Mike
pagan, Horace Him, winiu
lioino   I'd Stewart, Olllc
Kakln.C.E. Suiilh, James
Falconer, John M. Stone, Kred
Foster, W, 11. ThoinpHon, Chas.
Fortune. W. K. Thnen, Petor
��� ilunc, John Taylor,Mm.
Iliurlsou, Carl Wheeler, Anion ll.
Irwin, Robert Watson, A. K.
James, Wallet Wlllard, Frank
Karran, Mrs. J. C. Wood, Maggie
Luffiiiiin, Sunneon Yates, J.
8. II. OKKKN, Postmaster
Kaslo, B. C.,8.pt, 8,1897.
^ Meals at all hours between E a. in. and 9  p.  m.    Short
yH Orders a Specialty,    Business Men's Lunch from 11:80
V" a. m. to 7:110 p. m.    D. A. CARR, formerly of Columbia
�����& Hotel Restaurant, south side Front st., between .')rd and
JJ ith, opposite Steamer Landings, Kaslo, B. C.
S^HNhJHJJ &&&$ ^H*H*H^ -I^.-iiHi> ijHjHSHSJ-^ljH
Big Reduction in Printing.
IJAVING ALL THE LATEST IMPROVED FACILITIES
for doing first class conimercial   printing we arc- able to
defy all competitors.   Our paper stock is the best that can be obtained, and our workmanship cannot be excelled in the country.
In order to convince you that we mean what we say   we  submit
the following list of prices:
Per M.
Letterheads Prom |4 oo to J5 oo
Billheads     "       3 50 "    $ 00
Envelopes     "      400"     450
Shipping Tags     "     II 00 "    3 50
Posters     "     3 00 up
Business Cards  4 00
THE B. C. NEWS JOB ROOMS.
S_
LF.O AI. AI>V KI1T1SKM KSTH.
IttOKO TUB CHURCHES
Rev. T. 8. classlord B. A., moderator of Kara-
loops Presbytery will preach in the local Presbyterian Church at both services on Bunday.
Mr. QhUtford Is a good preacher and worth
hearing,
Rev. J. Nairn will leave for thc Kast in the
btflnlng of October, preaching in Kaslo thc
remaining Sundays of this month.
There will be no services at the Church of
England on Sunday next, as Rev. Yates goes to
Slocan city and Nakusp where he will hold
services on that day.
Now Shippers.
Tbo Lincoln mine at Sproules, belonging to tlio Columbia Mining Co..
with headquarters in Spokane,of vMilfch
E. C. Musgrave is manager, last week
made its first oro shipment of 8,000
pounds.
The Surprise, Antoino and Wellington, old shippers, have also renewed
their shipments over the Kaslo & Slo-
ean Railway.
niiin ciiawa ii'U'iiu
NOTICE,
Notice is herebv given that In accordance
with Section III, of llic Sanitary Itouuhitlonsof
IK<Mi, 11 RcHolutlbn has been passed by the Provincial Board of Health declaring the Haultarv
iti-milnlion of iv., lo In- iu force iii Ihc C.-of
Kaslo, II. c,
UEOROB 11. lU'NCAN, M. I).
Secretary of tbe Provincial Bonn! of Health.
Kaalo, II. C.i Aug. Kl. 1KII7.
( IKRTIFIC ATK OF IM Pill IV KM KN'I'K NOTICK.
1/ Keno Mineral claim, iltuftte In the Hlocau
Mining Hivlslon of Weal Kootenay Diitrlqt.
Take notice that I, S. P. Tuck, Free Miner's
CiTlliicatc No. !t7,:iM-_, acting as agent for W. P.
Russell, Free Miner's Certificate No. HM. Intend, sixty ilays from tin- date hereof, to apply
to tlie Mining Recorder for 11 eertilicatc ol Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown grant of the above ebilm.
Aud further take notice that action, under
MCtlOD :17, must be commenced before the. Issuance of such eertilicatc of improvements..
Dated this 36th dav of August, 1897.
8. P. TUCK, Agent.
/1KRTIFICATK OF IMPROVEMKNT8 NOTICK.
\j Bounty and Illinois Mineral claims, situate In the Ainsworth Mining Division of West
Kootenay District. Where located���On tire hill
about IM miles west of Ainsworth, and about ���_
mile southwest of the mouth of Woodbury erk.
Take notice that I, 8. P. Tuck, uetlngas agent
for P. K. Fisher, Free Miner's Certificate No.81,-
871, Intend, sixty days from the date hereof;.to
apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of
Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown Crants of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under
section 87, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.
Dated- thfs.7th dny of August, 1897.
8. P. TUCK, Agent.
0. R. RINR8.
J NO. WAI.KKR
RINGS <? WALKER,
Merchant Tailors.
Fourth Street,      -       -     Kaslo, B. C.
Have You Been Tliere?
ACCOUNTANT.
It pays to have your  books  in good
shape.     Consult  F.   W.   Pettit,   ten
years experience.'    ��� 	
Bead the British Columbia News.
WHERE? Why, t6 the SLOCAN
BEEIi HALL, where you can get
fresh draft beer by the schooner or
quart. PETERSON & LOFSTEDf
A avenue, Kaslo, B. C.
K
ATE A. KELLIHER,
STENOGRAPHER.
OFEICE IN KASLO HOTEL,
Kaslo, B. C.
CONVEYANCING. ���
Reliable, and reasonable. F. W.
Pettit, ten years experience; office wltb
C. H. EvanB.

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