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The Grand Forks Miner Oct 9, 1897

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Druiii. ol Noted Per»o»»—Flrei, 11<>I>-
berle*. and Accident.—Pointers In
Uut.li..*..* Circle, and General
New. or  the Week.
The cabinet in Greece has reuisned, the
crisis arifling out of the treaty with Turkey and the political situation in general.
The appraisers of the estate of the lute
JamcB (J. Fair say that the ofliciul figures
will bo between j) 12,000,0011 and $13,000,-
James T. Druimiiond, tho millionaire
tobuceo man of St. Louis, is dead. His
wealth, besides liis tobaero plant, is estimated at $8,000,000,
Advices from the insurrection in Guatemala stato that tlie country is in a state
of chaos. Americans bave been thrown
into jail on the slightest provocation,
upon tho ground that they are plotting
against Barrios.
The jury engaged in hearing the case
of Marks & Olson against the Northern
Pacilic railway in tho federal court at
Spokane brought in a verdict for the
plaintiirs for $18,024.15. Marks & Olson
had sued the railway company for $18,*
000 and interest, tlie amount alleged to
be due thein for extra work caused by
changes in tho route of a branch line in
Idaho, which they had a contract to
build. Tlie ease has been in tlie courts
ior about two years.
Moscow reports tliat 80 per cent of the
crop is cut and thc threshing is not much
Fire which broke out at Willow
Springs, 10 miles from Chicago, on tiie
drainage canal, destroyed nearly half tlie
town and made 50 families homeless. Loss,
about $50,00, witli but little insurance.
The symptoms of Carlist agitation are
every day becoming more manifest at
Madrid and attracting the attention of
the Spanisli gocernment. Carlist emis
sarics are visiting the province of Navarre and Custcllon, where the party lias
its strongest supporters.
General Alexander, the engineer appointed by President Cleveland to settle
thc boundary dispute between Costa
Kica and Nicaragua, lias decided tliat tlie
eastern boundary of Nicaragua and Costa
Rica commenced at tlie harbor head of
Greyton, aa claimed by Nicaragua.
Boston Commercial Bulletin's review
of the wool market says tliat last week
beat the highest record on sides, on account of the heavy purchasing on tlie
part of tho manufacturers, mostly territorial wools. All prices are steady and in
sympathy witli the London wool auctions. Australians have advanced,
thought the Boston market is four cents
per scoured pound below the prices established at the recent advance in London.
Japan will enter the international cholera alliance.
Neai Dow of Maine, prominent in all
the temperance movements in this country for half a century, is dead
Tho death is announced at tlio Fort
Russell hospital, Cheyenne, Wyo., of
Chief Packer F. P. Delaney, ono of the
best known nnd most respected frontiersmen in the west.
Senor Sagasta, tho liberal leader, has
been entrusted by the queen regent with
the task of forming a new cabinet in
Robbers blew open tlie safe in tlie bank
at Chase, Kan. About $2000 is missing.
Some of the money, currency, was de-
stroyed by the explosion.
William Herbert, tlio young desperado
who is wanted in Wyoming for many
crimes and waa waiting trial in Whitman
county for horse stealing, broke jail Saturday night and escaped.
Sufferers from dysentery throughout
Japan numbered 50,121 up to September
14. In Tokio 22 per cent of tlie cases
have proved fatal.
A census shows there are 10,855 foreign
residents in the treaty ports of China.
There was also an increase of 03 business
The emperor of China has forbidden all
Borts of banquets nnd junketing, because
an eclipse will occur on January 22, 1898.
An eclipse of the sun is said hy the Chinese to be a proof of the wrath of heaven
at tho lack of virtue in a ruler.
It is reported that 5000 Chinese have
started a riot at Swatow, China, opposing
the proposed founding of a Christian
church there. Braves to tlio number ol
1000 have been dispatched from Canton
to pacify matters.
Joseph Laduc, founder of Dawson City,
Alaska, the owner of a large part of that
city, on his way lo Sun Francisco, told a
Chicago reporter that tlie Btories of suffering to come this winter in Alaska and
the positive assertion Hint many people
will bo starved in and around Daws in,
aro not true. lie said tliat supplies aro
not short nor will they be before spring.
The death is announced at St. Paul of
Samuel J. McMillan, United States senator from 187(1 lo 1878.
One result of the formation of a Sa-
gasla cabinet iu Spain, it is believed, will
be the granting of amnesty to most ifhiot
all thc American prisoners held in C»a,
and tbe pardon of many Cubans condemned to life imprisonment in the island
of CeUta.
The large pork packing and beef packing establishment heretofore occupied by
the Minnesota Packing & Provision Company nt St. Paul, has been leased for 9011
years to Swift & Co. of Chicago. Tho
plant is a large one and cost about $00"',-
The London Daily Chronicle publishes,
under reserve, a sensational report that a
strong London syndicate has sent tlie
United States government, through Consul General Osborne, an offer to purchase
the Union Pacific railroad. According to
this report a New York syndicate has <.f-
fercd 9,000,000 pounds and thc government hns decided to sell the road at auction November 1, believing that it will
realize at least 10,000,000 and perhaps 11,.
000,000 or 12,000,000 pounds.
Pullman, Oct. 4.—Prof. Fulmer of the
agricultural college spent Saturday in
making tests uf sugar beets raised in the
Vakiuia valley by irrigation. A large
number were tested, thc results showing
from 14 to 2Ut per cent sugar, tlie average being a fraction over 18 per cent.
This is au excellent showing, ns the minimum requirement at tho factory is 12
per cent and 14 per cent is considered
good. Only one sample of those tested
yesterday was as low as 14 per cent.
lu speaking of sugar beets yesterday.
Prof. Fulmer said: "I have made nearly
8(10(1 tests of sugar beets grown on the
farm and in various parts of the Palouse
country since coming to tiio college and
the average per cent of sugar in these
tests has been between ].*") and 1(1 per cent.
The minimum requirements for profitable
sugar making is 12 per cent, but I have
found but few samples that yielded that
The professor thinks this is one of the
greatest licet countries in the world, as
berets yield from 18 to 20 tons per acre.
This is considered a very conservative estimate nnd Prof. Fulmer told of one man
who was nn experienced grower of sugar
beets who placed tiio average yield at
from 25 to 80 tons per acre. Tlie price
generally paid for beets at tbe factory
is $3.25 per ton on a basis of 12 per cent
sugar, with an additional 25 cents per
ton for each additional one per cent of
sugnr. This would make tho average
price pnid for beets grown in this country about $4 per ton, or about $75 per
Secured About !S:»m  in Cash, lieslde*.
Watcher, nud Jewelry.
Untie property on Meyers
ens county, Wash.   There
ek, in 8
live flu
CROPS   OF   589-000.000    BUSHELS.
Winter    Wheal    Ki'iiiins ft epreeen t
the    lull    Cupacll»     uf the    Hull—
turn    Crop    ICMtluiuted ul    1,750,-
OOO.OOO   ItltrtlieU.
Chicago, Oct. 4.—The Orange .ludd
Farmer, in ils final estimate of tlie year's
wheat Crop. says thut figures based  on
[actual threshing returns Indicate u tuUil
I yield of 889,000,000 bushels, of which
373,6801000 bushels i.s winter and iiir,,470,-
000 bushel* Spring wheat.. With the exception of Illinois and Missouri, the winter wheat yield represents the full capac«
ity of tho soil. Tho spring wheat yield
ill Minnesota and (he Da kolas lias proved a disappointment, the. aggregate being
only 129,000,000 btwhels. The shortage
there is in a measure counterbalanced by
the good yield in Nebraska, Oregon and
Tho report says the corn crop is exceedingly disappointing and on an outside estimate of 1,750,000.000 bushels.
Drouth during tlie past two months reduced the average condition from 82.3 a
month ago to 78.9 on October 1.
An average oats yield of 28.7 bushels
per acre suggests a crop of 814,000,000—
100,000,000 more than last year.
Native*   of  Thibet   Frightfully   Maltreated   Henry   Savage   Landor.
Bombay, Oct. 4.—Henry Savage Landor.. a well known artist, grandson of the
celebrated Sir Walter Savage Landor, has
returned to India aftor a thrilling experience. He had undertaken an exploring
tour in Thibet, but he was abandoned by
all the members of his company except
two coolies. Finally the Thibetians arrested him by an act of treachery, sentenced him to death, and after torturing
him With hot irons actually carried him
to the execution grounds. At almost the
hist minute tho execution was stopped by
tiio grand llama, who commuted the sentence to torture by the "stretching log,"
a species of rack, which greatly injured
Mr. Landors spine and limbs. After being chained for eight days he was released. Mr. Landor has no fewer than 20
wounds as the result of his torture.
Oren/oit    Sheriff   ami    I'oiac   nan   a
Wounded Man to Earth.
Baker City, Or.,. Oct. 3,—Sheriff Kil-
burn and posse engaged in a battle with
two cattle thieves about 9 o'clock last
night on tho Lower Powder river. In all
about 40 shots were exchanged. It was
dark when the sheriff and his men came
upon the bandits, who had with them
80 head of cattle. Both Bides opened fire,
and Frod Hull, one of the thieves, was
shot through the arm. Both escaped in
the darkness, and Hull rode to this city,
whero he called a doctor to dress his
wounds. Ho was arrested in his room today. His partner, Earl Wheeler, has not
yet been caught.
It was the plan of the thieves to drive
the cattle into Idaho and exchange them
and then drive the strange cattle back
hem for slaughter. Tlio thieves are members of a gang which has operated extensively in this section.
Property  Valued  nt   $750,000   to   ne
Divided Among Heirs.
San Francisco, Oct. 4.—Mrs. Catherine
Kirkham, widow of tlie late General R.
W, Kirkham, is dead. She was born in
Georgetown, ]). C, more than 70 years
ago. Her maiden name was Catherine
Mix, and she married General Kirkham
at Fort Gibson, in the Indian territory.
Shortly afterward General Kirkham was
ordered to California, where ho built old
Fort Tejon in 1855, He died in May,
1803, and left his entire estate to his
wife for uso during her lifetime, with
tho request that it bo divided equally
among their children at her death. This
will be done, and property valued at
$750,000 will bo apportioned between
three daughters, Mrs. P. L. Wheeler, Mrs.
Ynrdc-Buller and Mrs. J. D. Stafford of
Springfield, Mass.
Inniirnrenti   Claim   n    -Ureal    Victory,
Cnpttirliifr   Hlirhteen   FnrtN.
New York, Oct. 6, — General Oalixto
Garcia's report of the capture of Victoria
de las Tunas by the Cuban forces under
his command «4s received today by the
Cuban junta. According to the report, on
August 28 siege was laid to the town,
which surrendered two days later, after
all but oue of the 18 forts defending it
had been captured. Tho Cuban forces
numbered 2000 infantry and 500 cavalry.
War material which fell into the hands of
tho Cubans consisted of 2200 machetes,
two Krupp guns, 500 shells, more than
1,000,000 cartridges, nnd a large quantity
of medicines and provisions.
Attempted    Suicide    of    n     Lady     In
Wultlnir to  Former KmurcHM.
Vienna, Oct. B,—Arna Stiller, who was
formerly a lady in waiting to the former
empress of Mexico, Charlotte, sister of the
King of Belgium and the widow of Emperor Maximilian, is dying in a hospital
in this city, as a result of attempting to
commit suicide and repeatedly stabbing
herself iu the neck and cutting off the
end of her tongue. The unfortunate woman, who is 74 years of age, was found
in bed covered with blood. She had led
the life of a recluse ever since she returned to Europe with tho ex-empress.
Reward   for  Their   Capture.
Guthrie, O. T., Oct. 3.—The Chlcngo, Rock
Island & Pnctflc company hns offered a reward of $600 each for the capture of the flva
men who held up and robbed Its passenger train
at Chickasaw at no in Friday.
The Canadian   l'aellie   to  Extend   Um
Line   Into   IluHHlnnd,
Montreal, Oct. 2.—It is announced that
the Canadian Pacific railroad intends
without delay to extend the railroad into
Rossland, It. C, and that capitalists closely identified with the railway company
have partly completed arrangements for
the erection of a large smelter on the Columbia river, which will treat the Rossland ores practically at cost, and the
shipping mines will be connected with the
smelter by an aerial tramway.
Tho Canadian Pacific also proposes
adopting similar methods in the Slocan
country. This action will reduce the cost
of treating ores in the Rossland district
about one-half and a large number of
low grade properties now idle can be
profitably developed.
Kills   Her   Four  Children   nnd   Then
CommltM Suicide.
New York, Oct. 2.—A woman and her
four children were found dead by asphyxiation in the West Shore hotel, Forty second street and Eleventh avenue.
Tiie woman had evidently killed her
children and committed suicide. They
were registered as "Mrs. Caroline Razinns,
West Point, and four children." They
arrived by a train which came from West
Point last night at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Razi-
nus appeared to be about 40 years of age.
The children were two boys, one about 15
and the other about 7, and two girls,
about 13 and 7 years old.
A. 1>. Ilnttn nnd Thonin* LnuKlilln  to
Pay the Penalty  for  Crimen.
Lewiston, Idaho, Oct. 2.—A. D. Botta
and Thomas Laugh!in were taken to the
state penitentiary by Warden Van Dom
Wednesday. Botts will serve five years
for getting tho name of M. C. Nonnoyle
of Kendrick to a cheek for $10, and
Langhlin pleaded guilty to entering the
buildings at some Chinese gardens in this
city and was sentenced to five years for
burglary. Roth are young men and both
wero drunk when the offenses were committed.
GuffKenlielm   Syndicate   Inform****,    i(n
Mexico Employes  of a Chniiffe.
Monterey, Mex., Oct. 3.—The manager
of tho largo smelters of the Guggenheim
syndicate, situated hero and at Aguas
Calientes, has notified their mon that
hereafter their salaries will not be paid
in gold, but will be in Mexican silver at
tho ratio of two Mexican dollars for one
gold dollar. It is reported that the same
action will be taken by the railroads
and other foreign corporations in Mexico
toward their oflice employes.
Snn   Francliico   Mint   Notified   to   lie-
irlu Uperatlonn at Once.       s
San Francisco, Oct. 5.—As n result of
the revival of trade the United States
mint in this city will nt once resume the
coinage of silver dollars in accordance
with instructions received from Washington. The order necessitated the appointment of 15 new employes, all of whom
were appointed from the eligible list under civil service rules. Most of them were
among the number suspended when tbe
mint discontinued the coinage of silver in
duly last.
Fourteen-Year-Old    Youth    Aveiifrcd
11 In WrontfH hy Murder.
Greenfield, ind., Oct. 5.—Albert Scott,
a boy of 14, has murdered liis brother,
Benton Scott. The latter was very quarrelsome and a few days ago whipped Albert unmercifully. The latter swore he
would bc revenged and seized the first
opportunity, lie struck his brother three
blows with a pump handle. They proved
fatal.   Albert is in jail.
Solly Smith Won.
San Francisco, Oct. 5.—Solly Smith of
Los Angeles wits given the decision over
George Dixon of Boston in a 20-round
fight last night. The match was virtually
for the championship of the featherweight
class, and Smith is now at the top. The
fight was not a remarkably fast one, the
men taking no chances except in two or
threo rounds, when Dixon essayed to
force matters.
EI Reno. O. T., Oct. 2.—Bflfidita robbed
the southbound Rock Island passenger
train and all of its passengers Friday
morning bout five miles sou'li of Minco,
in thc Ii iian Territory.
This morning the trainmen were completely surprised and they were not prepared to offer any resistame when five
masked men enuie upon them at the lonely siding.    The place te uninhabiled and
; the only persons in tho vicAty at    thc
j lime were four section   men. These section men  Hugged the train, the robbers
i having  compelled   them   to do so.    The
j bandits were hidden at the     time   in   a
1 brush pile and jumped out as soon as the
; passenger train took  the siding. Under
j the pressure of Winchesters    und   ugly-
I looking   six-shooters   tho    trainmen, ex-
I press messenger und all of the score or
more, of passengers were made to climb
i down from the train and stand in a line,
hands up on the prairie along the railway.    While three of the robbers    covered thc badly frightened    crowd    with
their guns, the other two coolly and cure-
fully robbed them, passing from one passenger lo another down the line.    The
bandits secured about $300 in cash and
such other valuables in the way of watch- J
es, pins and jewelry as were iu sigh),
dim Wright of Minco showed a disposition to resist when the bandits ordered :
"handsup." They shot one of his ears !
off to prove to his satisfaction that his
bravery was ill-advised. Wright's hands
then went up. No one else was injured.
The passengers and trainmen, having
been thoroughly plucked, three of the
bandits turned their attentions to the express and mail coaches, the others standing guard over the hapless crowd on thc
prairie. Tho registered mail pouches
were quickly rilled, but the through safe
in thc express car resisted all the force
and ingenuity of the road agents. When
the messenger convinced them tliat he
could not open the strong box they resorted to dynamite. Several heavy charges were exploded, but the safe proved
bandit-proof, and though it was badly
battered, its contents were saved to the
express company.
Proprietor-*    of   Sylvan I tern    Arcadia
Flu-ht— Tuo  Shots. Were Fired.
Sylvanite, Mont., Oct. 2.—James Gibson and James Gillilan, proprietors of the
Arcadia, had a quarrel in their place of
business Wednesday evening, which led to
blows, When two friends interfered and
separated tho combatants. Gillilan then
drew a revolver from behind the bar anil
fired two shots. Ho was standing behind
the bar and mado "blind" shots towards
tho crowd through tho bar, one ball striking William Yoss, known as "Lucky
Bill," just above tho knee. The injured
man was removed and an examination
showed the ball to havo boken no bones,
although inflicting a painful wound. Voss
was a spectator and in no way connected
with the row.
ON     BONANZA     AND    EL
and a fraction with ledge well defined on
[all but one.   Tin* group lie- ubout three
DORADO. I miles south   of  the  international   boun-
! dary.
CROWS    MOST    PASS    TllAlKS    WII.I.
iu v  in   r.vi.i.,
Another Hlrh Chimney of Good Ore
in a Montana Proper! ,v—I.e Itoi
Dividend—Option ou the Joule—
Mew   DlMlrlct   In   Idulio.
Editor of   the Wallace   Freda Stricken in in* Chair.
Wallace, Oct. 4.—George Garbutt, editor of the Wallace Press, was stricken
with paralysis Saturday night. He had
just walked through the Press ofiice, and
fell almost immediately after passing
through the back door. His partner,
George Warren, heard a sound as of
vomiting, and stepping to tin? door to
see what was the matter, found Garbutt,
half sitting and half leaning against the
building, conscious but helpless and
speechless. He was immediately earned
to his room and a doctor summoned. As
soon as tho trouble was determined, he
was taken to the ]**ovidenco hospital,
where he still lies in much tho same condition as when first stricken.
New  iflw Will   Affect  thc   Southern
Pacilic Itnilrond  Company.
Frankfort, Ky., Oct. 2.—Last Tuesday,
the day on which the new Kentucky constitution became six years old, was thc
day on whicli the law says all parts of
charters in conflict with the new constitution and the new corporation law
stands repealed. Tin? auditor and other
state officials have just concluded that
.this repeals all tne special privileges contained in the charter of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, thus this company is put upon the same footing with
ull other corporations, including those
chartered since the adoption of the constitution, and which must pay a franchise tax.
A $20,000,000 glass trust has been
formed, but the promised raise ln wag-es
has not yet materialized.
ArrcNicd 111 Ht. Paul With the Money
■I'hiit He Stole.
Missoula, Mont., Oct. 2. -Sheriff McLaughlin has received word of the arrest
of Peter Mareelli at St. Paul. Mareetli
worked near Missoula for the Northern
Pacific Railway Company with several
countrymen. Last pay day, August 21,
he came to Missoula with nine pay
checks belonging to his friends. lie got
Ihem cashed and then skipped out. When
arrested he had $575. He will bc brought,
back as soon as requisition papers are secured.
On thc L. nnd   X.
Montgomery, Ala., Oct. 5.—A passenger
train on the Louisville & Nashville road
jumped the track at. Riverside park, killing Gus Boyd, colored fireman; seriously
injuring Jim Brown, engineer, and bruising Bill Glassier, a postal clerk of Nashville. A split switch, it is said, caused
the accident.
IIIn   Wound   Proved   Intnl.
St. Louis, Oct. 5.—Dr. J. W. Con is, a
prominent physician of Palmyra, who several months ago was shot by Daniel Rose,
a respected citizen of that town, for clandestinely entering the bedroom of the hitter's daughter, died here yesterday as a
result of his wound.
About 10 per cent of labor ln Japan Is
now organized.
George Stanley, who is mining on
Kl Dorado ereek, iu the Yukon, writes
to his father in Seattle, lhat claims owned by his father ami partner, Mr. Warden, on Kl Dorado creek, will pan out
half a million in gold nuggets this coming winter. The letter predicts thnt
claims on Bear creek will turn oul ns
rich us those nu Bonanza and Kl Dorado
creeks. Stanley also writes that the Canadian government is exact ing a royalty of 25 cents per cord on wood to be
used iu thawing out the gravel this winter. A similar charge is also made for
logs used in building cabins for the miners. During thc summer forest fires have
destroyed a large amount of nmlwood.
Owing to thc scarcity of water but little
sluicing has been done.
(aleuton    und    Hell   Hoy   Property.
News has becn received of the discovery of another rich chimney of good ore
on the Gleason and Bell Boy property,
four miles from Marysville, near the
Penobscot and Empire mines. The vein
has extended for some time well along
the two adjoining patented claims, and
was some time ago worked from a shaft
on the Bell Boy, many thousands of dollars being taken from it then. The pay
ore was in chimneys, however, and the
good thing did not bust. Recently a shaft
was begun from the other end of the
claim, on the Gleason fraction, and at 40
feet down a chimney was found what
promises to he exceedingly valuable. Ore
has been taken out of thc shaft lor milling that runs $25 to the ton, and the
shipping ore runs from $500 upward. The
gold is coarse and free. The property is
situated south of the Empire, and is being worked to good advantage still.
Another   I.e   Hoi   Dividend.
Thc Le Roi company has just declared
a dividend of $50,000. This is the 20th
dividend paid by the Le Roi company,
and swells the total paid to stockholders
to $025,000. 'Ine first dividend was declared just two years ago yesterday, and
was for $25,000. Xo other payment was
made until Fobruary (j, lKilti, when the
amount was $5fl,000. Since that time the
dividends have born declined almost every month, and sometimes twice a month.
Work on the company's smelter at North-
port is progressing steadily and rapidly.
Several carloads of machinery arc already on the ground, aud thc roasters
will be ready to receive ore by November
15. Tin? company will begin to ship ore
to the smeller soon, probably by the lasl
of October. The new buildings begin to
make an imposing appearance from the
railway station, being in plain sight of
passengers, and are therefore the source
of much comment.
Option on  the  Joule.
By a vote that was practically unanimous the Josle Mining Company has decided to give to Thomas Kicards an option of (10 days on the property. Mr.
Ricards was represented at the meeting
by S. L. Lowe, who submitted a proposition to the meeting in writing offering
to Incorporate a company under thc laws
of England with a capital of £250,000
This company, he agrees, shall pay to the
Josie Mining Company £10,000 in cash
and place in the treasury iM0,000 in cash
as the proceeds of the sale of stock at
par to that amount. The Josie company
is also to receive £100,000 in fully paid
stock. The offer further stated that the
details of the transfer would be arranged
by Mr. Ricards with such representative*;
of fhe Josie Company us should be authorized to act.
Gold   From   Thunder   Mountain.
C. W. Richie of Walla Walla has arrived at Boise from a visit to a new gold
district on the Middle Salmon that appears to be a wonder. It was reported
about a month ago by the discoverers,
who brought in a quantity of gold they
hud takon out. Mr. Richie and his partner arc the only men who have been on
the ground. The discovery is on Thunder mountain, on Mule creek, a tributary
of Itig creek. Thunder mountain is practically a mountain of ore. The gold now
being taken out Is secured by washing
the surface. The Caswell brothers, the
discoverers, took out $"50 in eight days.
The dirt runs 25 cents to the pan, while
much is declared to be not less than $10
a ton. The ore is a conglomerate with
porphyry constituting the base.
l.iiHt Chance Sold.
The liiisl Chance mine and group, owned by K. II. Thornlinson, 1\ A. Wood and
Dr. Ilciulrix, has been sold, is the news
from Sandon, ll. C. The figure was $225,-
000, practically cash. Scot McDonald,
manager of the Payne, and a Mr. Big-
gerstalf, acting presumably for the Mc-
Cuues, were the purchasers- The mine
was examined this week by Mr. McDonald and thc deal was closed on the day
of Ihe examination. The actual transfer
has already take*n place and Mr. McDonald is now in charge. The Last Chance
is located on Noble Five mountain, adjoining the Noble Five on the west. It is
comprised of five or six claims, early locations, and has been worked by Mr.
Thomlinson several years.
The   Chotenn.
One of (he discoveries of a lato date
is that of the Chotenn, a mining claim
adjoining the Silver Cable, in Flathead
county. Recent development on this
claim reveals a body of mineral nearly
nine feet wide. There are two 1600-foot
claims on this lead. The ledge throughout is full of sparkling metal and contains a scries of minerals principally
among which is lead, gold, silver, iron,
zinc, tin and antimony. One hundred
p0U|tds of the ore has been sent to a
smelter for the purpose of obtaining a
mill test.
Ohio   Capital.
Ohio capital will develop the Crystal
Composition Met   with  a   Favorable
Reception  From   the  Press.
Alliens. Oct. :!.-'I'm' new cabinet organized hy M. /..Uml* Ins met wild favorable
reception from tin- press. Tin- Alsta,
Akmpoiis, tlie K.ihimirs ami th.- Scrip
all denounce M. Delyannls. Tha Scrip
hopes that "the Grei k Ollyver" win cease
to disturb the country he ruined, adding
tha*. "his return io power would be a ni
llonal disgrace."
Tlie new ministers look their oath of
office before king George ihis morning,
Captain Hadji Klrlako having acoeplod
the portfolio of minister of marine. A
largo crowd assembled In the vicinity of
the palace and gave them a sympathetic
greeting. The cheering was especially
enthusiastic for General Smolenskl, the
minister of war. M. Karaponas, M. Rail]
and the trloouplsts have decided to support M. ZaimJs.
To NeRotinte u ivnce Treaty.
Alliens, Oct. 3.—The new government
has decided to scud Prince Mavrocordato,
the former Greek minister to Turkey, to
negotiate the final peace treaty.
Carnival   of   Mondamlii   Is   to   llcitrln
Sioux City, Iowa, Oct. 3.—Sioux City has
on gala dress for the carnival of Moinia-
mln, which opens tomorrow. Mudje Kec
Wis, the carnival king, will enter the" City
tomorrow at the head of a band of 500
braves and will receive the keys of the
eity from Mayor Clelland. Mudje Kee
Wis* arrival will Inaugurate a week of
mirth and revelry. Tuesday there will he
a great industrial parade, day and night;
Wednesday the wheelmen will own the
city; Thursday is ladles' day, one of the
features of which will ho a battle of flowers on one of the main streets; Friday will
l>e given to secret societies and princes of
Iran from the Burroundlng states will keep
the hands of Sioux City hot; Saturday la
traveling men's day, and the festivities
will close with a zIk7.uk parade at night.
Thousands of vlsitorsare expected to come
to Sioux City from Iowa, South Dakota,
Nebraska and Minnesota.
Springfield Case Whieh Will Probably Become  Famous.
Springfield. Hi.. Oct. 3.—C. A. Wilson,
driver of The Bishop, the horse that finished second In tho 2:30 pace yesterday,
protested against first money being given
to Little Joker, the winner, alleging that
tho liorsn was not eligible to the 2:'20 class
and that he was started undor an assumed
name. Mr. Phillips, who claimed to own
Mule, Joker, claims to have purchased
Little Joker ai Cambridge City, 2nd., last
March of a man named Anderson, whose
initials nnd address ho did not know. Tho
postmas:er at Bourbon, Ind., where Phillips olftimed to reside, answered a telegraphic Inquiry of Superintendent Madden, saying no such man lives In Bourbon.
Evidence haa been secured and tho case
promises to become a celebrated one in
turf annals and that Phillips la not tho
only one concerned In what looks Hko a
probablo attempt to perpetrate a fraud.
-Five ESugrlneers in Charge
< rc»vN—.i re Developing  a
(iiul   Mine.
Kelson, It. ('., Oct. 2.—Tlio deputy minister  of canals  ami  deputy   minister  ol'
justice;   „\l.  ,J.  iluney,  manager of const ruction, and  N.  il. McLeod, assistant
chief engineer ol the construction of the
('row's Nest Pass road, came in to Nelson
over the Crow's Nest Pass road on horseback the other day.    Mr. Ilauey was accompanied by his two daughters.    They
look the boat at the foot, of the lake, going to Kaslo.   The entire party, with the
exception of Mr. McLeod, have gone to
the coast.   Mi. McLeod will go back over
I the road as ho came.   In   conversation
j wilh  your  representative,    Mr.  McLeod
said   thut they  now  have 6000 men  at
i work and that they will soon have out*
J fits working on the grade U5 miles this
I side of fhe summit of tho Crow's Nest
| Pass road.   They have .'15 engineers working on tlie line in expectation of having
I the trains running by next  fall.    At all
events, work will bc pushed in every department, ami nothing that money, experience and earnest ness can accomplish
will be left undone.    They have a large
number of Ottawa men employed on the
right of way nnd they arc making    tho
timber disappear as  if  by magic.    <>no
thing that, especially delights all concerned is thc fact that at no place on the line
does the grade exceed I  per cent, while
on the main line '1 per cent grade is common ami -1 per cent not unusual.
There are a number of coal mines along
' theh line, one of which is even now being
actively developed. It is only live miles
from the line, and a spur of track is now
- being built, out to it. As soon as construction is finished, shipments will be
made. Trains will be run over the line as
soon as the foot of Kootenay lake is
reached. The work of construction from
there to Nelson will, however, go on without any interruption. The wagon road
from Fort McLeod to Moycr lake has been
Well Known  AiithorcN-i  Followed   to
the Crave  hy  Many  Friends.
Chicago, Oct. X— The funeral of Mrs.
Katherlno Hodges, the well known authoress, took place today. The services.
which were hold under the auspices of
tho Masonic Order of the Eastern Star,
wero largely attended. Mrs. Hodges!
whoso death from apoplexy occurred last
Thursday, was Widely known as an authoress and newspaper worker. She was
a member of the Illinois Woman's press
Association, president of the Authors'
Protectlvo Publishing Company, aiid the
author of several books, among which
are histories of New York and Colorado,
"Fifty Years a Queen," and "Life of Mrs.
Henry  Ward Beecher."
Combination    Which    Sent   a    Mullet
Through a  H<»> * Head.
Visalln, Cal., Oct. 3.—Those who (ind
diversion in playfully pointing a pistol at
a friend from an all-round sense of humor had another object lesson here this
afternoon in the killing of Austin Orr, 12
years old, by his half brother, Clarence
Crow, aged 20.
Crow had loaded his pistol only a few
minutes earlier and had laughingly pointed the weapon at his brother. The pis.ol
was unintentionally discharged, the bullet entering the lad's head, near the left
eye,  killing him  Instantly.
Two   Yountr   Men   Relieved   the  Conductor of H1m   Small   Change.
Kansas City, Oct. 3.—Two men at the points
of revolv-ora stopped a cable train a mile
south of the city on the Summit street car
line on the last ma last night, Heeure*! what
nmnlt Change the conductor had and escape I.
Qripm&n N. J. I*rai!l did not comply with
the order to stop cjulck enough and one of
tlie men fired a Hlml al him. No damage WEI
done and the conductor submitted to hlH pockets being searched, There were no pasHen-
frers   on   the   ear.     The   roliljerw   were   young
Shot   hy   nn    Aired    I,over   Who   Had
Taken   II In   I'rem Ine*.
Guthrie, O, T,, Oct. a.—At Buck Palls, in
the creek nation. John Wilson, aged 68 years,
married a Ifi-year-old girl and in the absence
of Henry Crouse from home, the couple weni
to live in the latter*! furnished house, when
Crouse returned and attempted to eject them.
Wilson shot and klll.-d lilni and then took In
the   woods.     He   has  in a   been  enjaured.
Steamer    Fleet    to    Hnlurae.
San    Francisco,    Oct.    3.—The    Pacilic    Con-U
Steamship Company  proposes to  increase  it»
fleet of steamers on the coast next summer
und It is the intenilon to purchase two ves-
selH on the Atlantic const If steamers suitable
for   thc   trade   of   this   side   cna   tie   found.
A  Tns on   Ve**clM.
ituonos Ayres, Oct. 5.—The Argentine
congress has just passed a law imposing
a tax of I eentavo in gold per ton register
on vessels entering lhe por! of Buenos
A vies.
Sudden Heath of  II. S.  Ballon.
Port Angeles, Oct. 5.- II. S. Ballotl, n
well known real estate dealer, dropped
dead Sunday morning on the eve of his
departure for California, the cause of his
death being hemorrhage of the lungs.
Inhaled   Citi-i  nnd   Died.
New York, Oct. 2.—C. K. Koyce, 65
years of age, who registered at the Grand
Union hotel from Snn Francisco, wns
found dead today in his room. He had
committed suicide by inhaling gas.
Electrical workers got four new unions
last month.
Demand   for    Merchandise    in    Scc-
tloiiH  Altec ted   hy   Crops.
Xew York, Oct. 2.—Bradstreet's says:
Genera] trade is marked by increased
activity in wool, hides, iron and steel
ami their manufactured products, but
business in the quarantine districts remains at a standstill, anil at all except
a few northwestern distributing centers,
in spring wheat slates, wvan; business is
relatively most active, therWis a check
lo th*; demand for dry goods, hats and
clothing. Favorable reports como from
a region extending from Knoxville to St.
Paul, and from Omaha to Milwaukee. The
tendency is lo increase the probable
yield of cotton. The price movement
shows a long list of unchanged quotations this week, including various iron
and steel staples, wool, hides, print,
cloths, lumber, nails, copper, pork, beef,
coffee and sugar.
Increases are confined to a nominal advance for anthracite coal, 25 for Bessemer pig iron, fractional gains for leaf
tobacco, naval stores, butter, lard, and
another advance for woolen goods.
The total number of business failures
in the United Stales for the nine months
reported by Bradstreet's is !*s;w, a decrease of 13 per cent from the corresponding total last year, (! per cent more than
in 1K!>4, aud 11 per cent fewer than in the
corresponding period of 1803,
The ratio of failures to the proportion
of the number in business is decreasing.
With reference to liabilities the falling
off is noticeably rapid.
Business failure- throughout the dominion of Canada amount to 1501 for the past
nine months, a falling off as compared
with lasl year of 150, or less than 10 per
cent. The total liabilities are $10,853,-
000 this year, against $12,210,000 last
A   Five   Thousand   Hollar   PI re.
Walla Walla. Od. ,V An early Sunday
morning lire destroyed tho barn on the
place of David Loney, two miles wesl of
Walla Walla, binning 1200 sacks of
wheat, 000 sacks of barley, two horses,
one calf. 14 sets of harness, two plows and
one fanning mill, The total loss i- $5000;
no insurance. Loney and wife are visiting relatives in Canada. The lire Is sup
posed to have been caused by spontaneous
Lord   Mayor  of London.
London, Sept. 30.   Horatio Davies, con
sojvalive member of parliament for Chat
ham, has been chosen lord mayor of London, with the usual ceremonial, succeeding Sir George Phillips.
A     l-tfetV     Mnml.
Singapore. Oct. 2.—Earthquakes are reported to have shaken many places on the
northeast coast of Borneo, and a new island has been thrown up near Mempakut.
Wn«c Tronblea  in   llelu/lum.
Liege, Belgium, Oct. b.—The national con
■rrc-ss of miners which has been in session hero
decided yesterday to make a demand for an
advance of 15 per cent In wages. If this de-
mand Is not granted hy the middle of Novem-
her u general   strike  will   he  called.
Type-set I Ing machines have been Introduced in Holghim, and the unionists
immediately resolved that live hours
should be a maximum workday.
The two years' strike nnd boycol;
against the Garford Company, manufacturers of bicycle saddles, at ICIyria, O .
has been declared off, thc company agree
Ing to hire union metal polishers.
There Is much Indignation along the
Canadian border because the Canucks
have prohibited the importation of lumbermen nnd other "pauper" laborers from
tbe imitcd States.
The Detroit Citizen denies that.labor organization te on the down grado In tbat
-*>-       — • THE   .MINER.
THE MINEB is printed on Saturday., ar..i will
be mailed to any address in iraunda or the
United State! lor one year on receipt oi two
dollars.    ginglO Copies five rents.
CONTRACT ADVEKTI3EMENT3 ln«ertcd at lire
rate ol ***! per- column iuch per month.
th,-rat.-or' 16 cents per lunrpiirtril line lirst
insertion.    Advertisements   running for a
Bhortcr period than three months nre classed
CORRESPONDENCE Ir..m   every   purl  ol  Iho
Vide District ."id iiriirilii.-nli.'lr- rijuiti liv."
t,.|.ieB uhvHVB acceptable. Send in your
news while it Is Ircsh, and we will .to tho
int   in
rill PRINTING tnrne.l
ut tl..- shortest notice.
Address P. 11   McCARI Kit .V BON,
Qranh Forks, n. C
Carson Lodge I. O. O. F. No. ,*S7.
1. KJ, \J. r. evening .it rr o'clock In their
hall ut 1 .nn.11.11 1:.   A cordial Invitation ox*
e liileil to all sojourning lin thri'll.
j'HN «*. mclaren, n.o
Clturch Notice.
Babbath lu the church at 11 a. m. and 7:80
p- m. ln tho school room at Qrand Forks. Bab*
bath uchool L0*30 a. m. in tho school room.
At Carson weekly :; p. in.
In about three weeks the first ground
will be broken tor the Grand Folks
water works system and the work will be
pushod toward compkticn as rapidly ;is
circumstaces will permit. It is the intention of tbe contractors, as expressed
by Mr. D .vjy, to have the work on both
water works and electric light system
completed by January i5. The water
works will lirst be constructed and then
the t lye trie lights will receive nlten'.ion,
this sys.em being followed in order that
necessary excavating may be completed
and the pipes laid if possible before
freezing weather sets in. Most of the
work connected with the electric light
system is above ground and can be done
ia co'd weather.
In another column is published a sy
nopsis of the plans and specifications,
which will oz inteaesting reading to any
who have the city's interests at hearty
The system provided for will be on
ra her a small scale compared with those
of most towns which consider themselves of sufficient importance to warrant
their having such luxuries, but will undoubtedly be ample to supply the needs
of thi, place for H.in; time to come. A
water works syestent with four inch
mains cannot be expected to furnish any
great quantity of water and when the
to-vn grows to such dimensions that they
will no longer supply the demand, it will
be necessary to take them up and sub-
sti'ute larger ones. The four inch pipes
will then do for side streets,
The water works will be a great convenience, und after they have been operating for a month our residents will
wonder how they ever got along before
tbe system was put in. This thing of
carrying water from tho river is very
re m intic to talk about until one comes
to puttirg it into practical opetation on
"wash day," then the romance gives
way to sickening reality aud the thoughts
go forward to the time when we can step
to the kitchen sink, turn the fawctt and
obtain an abundance of cold water without any further exertion.
As for the electric lights, they are not
of „*qual importance to the water works
so far as the comfort of the citizens is
concerned, but they are con iierab'.e a
necessity in all well regulated towns and
(irand Forks .will not be behind the
times in this respect. The specifications provide lor five arc lights and it is
understood that thev will be locatod one
at tbe intersection of Bridge street and
Riverside avenue, one at tbe corner of
Rverside and Main, two on Bridge
street and one on Main street on the
"bench." The council have not finally
decided on this arrangement, but this
will be the arrangment as near as can
be ascertained. Electric lights will add
one hundred per cent to the attracliv-
ness of our city and the cff:ct will be
felt in an increased inllux of a desirable
class of citizenF,
The attention of the postoffice inspector is called to the carelessness and indifference of the person in charge of the
postoffice at Grand Korks. The citizens
of Greenwood, after waiting for months
to receive from the postmaster-general a
service commensurate wllh the importance of the city aud district, subscribed
$20 per month as an inducement for the
stage line to carry the mail to and from
Grand Korks daily. The arrangement
appeared to he satisfactory to everyone hut the postmistir at Grand Korks.
who reiused to handle the extra
mail unless paid therefor. The post-
office inspector was communicated with
and that gentleman give instructions to
the postmaster at Grand Korks to send
inail.toGrecnwood daily. TheCltlzens'of
Greenwood enjoyed a daily mail for two
days when the stage driver found the
postoffice at Grand Korks deserted.
After spending half an hour in the work
of attempting to arouse thc lethargic
gentleman who has charge of the office,
without success, he came to Greenwood
without the mail. Whether thc postmaster at Grand Korks is justified in demanding additional salary or not does
not concern us, but when the residents
of Greenwood contribute the necessary
money to secure a daily mail tbey can in
all tairness ask the postoffice inspector
lo see that his instructions are carried
It so happened that a business man of
Greenwood was compelled to go on a
business trip at considerable loss to himself because he had not received a letter which was held over at Grand Forks
through the indifference of the postoffice
officials at that point.—Boundary Creek
The Greeneye in tho above article
shows the petty malice and narrow
mindedness that are its chief characteristics. The postmaster at Grand Forks
has no instructions from the postal authorities to make up the Greenwood
mail daily and for the Greenwood people to expect him to do so without compensation, is presuming rather much
upon his good   nature.     The-  Marcus
stage often does not reach Grand Forks
until 10 o'clock or >ater, and the postal
department in fixing the salary of the
postmaster did not contemplate his staying up till midnight to make up the
Greenwood mail, and Acting Postmaster
Robert Petrie, was perfottlv j*ls"ifyable
i rtf sing to handle tb : mall three extra nights a week unless he is compen-
satidforit, and we do not believe but
every f..ir miudtd man in Greenwoad
will say sc, when the fact is geneally
known that the po t naster of Grand
Korks receives the princely sum of ?2o
a month. In reference to ihe orders
received from thep'Stofficj inspector re
ferred lo, it might be well to state that
the postmaster here has received a let-
from W. S. I) imer, the head clerk for
Postoffice Inspector Fletcher, which
states that the citizens of Greenwood
had rai,ed the money necessary for the
carrying of the mail daily between this
i ity and Greenwooel, ret*resting that the
Greenwood mail be 11 ade up daily, if
possible, until such time as the department shall act upon the nutter. The
letter is in no mandatory, lor until the
pos'al authorities order a change from
the present s>steni, Greenwood is supposed to receive mail tri-weekly, and if
the Greenwood null is sent on other than
the regu'ar day , Acting Postmaster
Petr e has dor.e so simple as a malt r of
a ommodalion to the Greenwood people, anrl is entitled to lomeibing more
than abine through the columns of "a
wild cal1' newspaper that has not sul'li
cient merit to keep it alive and has to
be bolrs ered up by a joint s ock company, for his ex ra work.
Mrs. Eliza  M  Manly ani Her Fivz  Sons
Banquet Together.
Last Sunday even ng there occurred
in this city a family reunion such as
conies but rarely in this world after a
family becomes widely jca'tered by
years of separation. The reunion was
unique in that it did not occur at ''the
old home,"the present generation coming back to renew familiar scenes of
childhood, but in a new and comparatively unsettled cou.Ury where, following thc pioneer instinct, a new home
had been established, and new associations formed.
The occasion was a reunion of the
ftmily of Mrs. Eliza M. Manly, who
gathered her five sons about her to feast
on a banquet prepared and served by
her own hands, and to spen.l an evening
in recalling reminiscences of family history. The banqueting commenced at
6 o'c'.oc'c Sunday evening, and in fhe
preptrationof the repast it had been Mrs.
Mtnly's aim to recall as near as possible the days before her boys went out
into the world, and to this end it was
prepared in the good o'd fashioned way,
with regird to its attractiveness to the
stomach rather than to the eye.
It was the first time in 28 years that
the family had been together, and there
were many events occurring during this
period to be recalled. After full jnstice
had been done to tbo banquet the even
ing was spent in a remi. iscent way, bits
ot family history and individual experiences being recalled with the satisfaction which can be experienced only on
sirch occasions.
Mrs. Eliza M. Manly was born in 1823,
and carries the weight of her 74 years as
though it were but a light burden. Her
o'dest son, Dr. S. H Manly, was born
March 10, 1847. He came to Grand
Forks recently from his homo in S'.ock-
t m Califcrnia. Our mayor, John A.
Manly, was born July 26, 1850. Joseph
Manly, who came from Michigan about
two months ago was born January 10,
i8s4. Wm. Kit Carson Manly, ihe hardware merchant was born December 4,
18,7, and Lloyd A. Mnnly, the youngest
son and owner of the Victoria hotel, was
born May 7. 1865.
Davey Will Put in a  Light  an*   Water
Works at Grand Forks,
W. B. Davey, the contractor, is back
from a visit of ten days to Grand Forks,
and while there he secured the contract
for putting in a water and light system
for the town of (irand Forks. Mr.
Dnvey was seen when he returned yesterday, and stated that he had the contract for the two plants in his pocket;
tbat the pric; for the work was $15^74,
and that operations on both contracts
wor Id be begun at the earliest po-.sible
moment. He thought it would take at
least a month to assemble the plant and
the material at (i rand Forks,and he was
of the opinion that it would be at least
four weeks before actual work would be
commenced, Mr. Davey says that the
Boundary country generally is one that
is very rich in mineral losources and
(hat as soon ns it is given proper transportation facilities that it will rapidly
come lo the front as a great producer ot
precious metals. The possibilities of
the country, he thinks, will bo bevond
the most sanguine predictions that have
been made tonccrning it.—Rossland
The Last Chance.
A new double-compartment shaft is
being sunk on thc Last Chance, in Skylark camp, says the Boundary Creek
Times. It will be sunk to a depth of
175 feet, when it is expeced lo strike
the lide. Some exceedingly high grade
ore Ins been recently liken from Ihis
property. There is on lhe property an
incline which last year wassunk to about
i**o feet; this vear, under the superin-
tendency of Martin McGrath, drifting
was commenced at the 70-foot level
The drift was run in about 30 feet
through th» lode matter without meeting
with the foot wall, but a vein of rich o*e
frnm eight to ten inches in thickness and
widening as it goes down, was cut. Mr.
McGrath received instructions from the
company last week o sink a vertical
Court of Revision Postponed.
Cving toa misunderstandingconcern-
ing time necessarv lor giving nolice the
sitting of tho court nf revision, advertised to be hold next Monday, Oct, I Ith,
has boen postponed until November 1st.
Remember lhat Edward's Forry is the
only wayside house on thc road where
good meals and clean beds can be found
For Sale—A four-roomed furnished
cottage in Upper Grand Forks. For
further information enquire at this office.
Job Woik at ihe Miner office.
Alalters Are at Standstill For
a  While
Alayor Has Signed the  Contract but
the City Clerk Has Been In.
structei Not To Sign.
A special meeting of the r ity council
was held last Monday tvening in
the council chamber, for the purpose of
considering the articles of agreement
prepar;d by So icitor Cavlev, between thc city and Contractor Davey.
and if found *a'.isfactory to instruct the
mayor to sign tbe same on behalf of the
There were present Mayor Manly, Aldermen Hepwotth, Davis, McCallum,
Johnson and W. K. C. Manly.
Upon the request of the council So'ici
tor Cayley read the contra"! as prepared by him. Each provi-ion was con-
sidered as it wa; read and outside of the
inserting of a clause providing for tho
exclusive employment of home labor,
the agreement was a'lowed to stantl
Upon the motion of Alderman Hepworth, seconded by W. K. C. Marfly, the
ma or and clerk were authorized to sign
the contract on behalf tbo city.
The mavor had hardly announced the
lesuk of the vate before Alderman Mc-
Callu a raised his hand and asked permission to address tho cou cil, which
on being given said: 'That th r; was
nothing in the contract th .t n quired the
contractor to put in new machinery, and
if he so desired he could put in second
handed machinery as far as the provisions of the contract were concern*d.''
The mayor, Aldermen Hepworth and
Johnson explained that the rpecifica-
t'ons called for first-class material and
said that it was the duly of the board of
public works or the city inspector to see
that good machinery was put in.
The question of the cily emp'oyir g
Provincial Constable Dinsmore was
brought up by Alderman McCal'um,
who stated lhat Constable MeMynn was
present and could give ihe council any
information desired on the subject.
Mr. MeMynn being calb-d upon said:
"I am not in a position to s*.y on what
terms you could arrange with Mr. Dinsmore to act for lhe city, but I do know
that it must be done through the attorney general, that official having authority to deal with surhmuteis. He was
of the opinion, however, that arrangements might be made by employing Mr.
Dins* ■: ore It would be cheaper for the
city than it is al present.''
Alderman Jahnson stited that he waB
at present corresponding with Superintendent Hussey.of lhe provincial police,
regarding this matter and expected a
reply from that offiyial almost any time
now, and suggested the advisability of
deferring action in the premises until he
had becn heard from.
The matter of planking the bridge
across th*: North Fork was next taken up
for consideration. Alderman McCallum
stated that $100 would cover the entire
cost for doing the work,
On motion of Alderman Hepworth, seconded by Alderman W. K. C. Manly,
the matter was referred to the board of
public works with power to act.
There being no further business on
the calander the council adjourned until its next regular meeting.
The council met in regular sesson
yesterday there being present Aldermen
Hepworth, McCallum, Davis and Johnson.
Tne miniutes o* the last meeting were
read and upon motion of Al eiuian
Davis were approved.
The matter of the striking out of a
clause in the contract between Contractor Davey and the city (which provided
for the appointment of an inspector to
supervise the work of putting in the
water and light system) was discusiod.
City Solicitor Cayley, who was present
upon invitation of the council, slated
that Mr. Davey bad opjected to this
clause and it had been struck out by him
under thc  Mayors instructions.      .,
Upon motion ot Alderman McCallum
seconded by Alderman Johnson the city
clork was instructed not to affix the of
ficial seal of thc city nor to sign the contract mado between Contractor Davey
and the city, until he was further instructed by thc council.
The accounts of K. H. McCa*ter &
Son for advertising and stationery were
read, and upon motion of Alderman McCallum were referred to the finance committee.
O 1 motion oi Alderman Johnson seconded by McCallum, the clerk was instructed to notify property owners on
Riverside avenue and Bridge street, to
build sidewalks in accordance with the
provisions ol the sidewalk bylaw.
On motion of Alderman Davis, seconded by Alderman M-Ca lum the
date of the Court of. Revision was postponed from Monday 0:tober nth until
November 1st.
The salary of the city constable was
Ibe ne:;t bone of contention and after
due consideraiion was order reduced to
$25 a month. The clerk was authorized
to inform that gentlcm in cf the action
of the council.
The council then ar'jiumed.
From Williams' stage on Saturday,
Oc'. 2nd, i8q7, an Olive colored grip between (Jrand Forks and Edwards' Ferry,
B. C. Grip is marked J. J. Sullivan,
Toledo, Ohio, and contains letters, papers, &c , of no value to anyone but the
owner. Finder will please return to
Williams stage line.
S  Gold and Gold Ores Melted, Re- u
S fined and Bought. P
ij P. O. JJox 1795.      Spokane, Wash, {j
■s x •  .■ j   4 s s / ./ / / f .   r s^j 1 s / j s j-_*i_ ■
MIX ERA TT AC r   180.
Grey Eaglo Mineral claim, sitimte in tlie Qrand
Porks Milling Division of Yalo District.
Where t-iocntefl:—Observation Mnuutain, adjacent 1" (.inm-l i-Wkx.
TAKK NOTICE tlmt 1, Fred Wollaston, acting j
• us ugenl for Prances J. Walker, free mincr-s ',
certiHcatu No, 88,101; ('. O'Brien Kecldin, free
miner's certificate No, 97,790; Norman L. Jack-
sun, free miller's certificate So. 8515A.; Chas.
Von Nt'sf. free miner's certificate No. 7'.i 63.; \v
Ward H|)inks, free miner's certificate Nu. KK1A;
Wm. Henry Gee, free miner's certificate No. 81,-
715, ami k. Scott, free miner's certiflcato No. 5.-
iiua, Intend, sixty days from date hereof, i-> up.
nly to tho iliuinir Recorder for a Certificate nf
Iniprovments, for ihe purposo of obtaining a
i rown Grant for the above claim, Ami further
take notice Unit action, under section :t7. must
bu commenced before thu issuance of such Cer
tifieate of Improvements. Pkbd Wom^aston.
Dated this iflin dayof geptomborlair;.
NOTICE I? HEREBY GIVEN that the co-part-
nenhsp heretofore existing between Jiuuch
Hamilton and E. Duford,under tbo firm name of
Hamilton & Duford, In tbe hotel business in
(irand porks, was dissolved in- mutual consent
July 1st, 1897. uud 1 wil! not lie responsible for
any di-bts Incurred by the said JuniesHurrilton.
Ef-MOND m*roi(.D.
Notice is hereby gi\*cn thnt in accordance
with Section kiIi of the .Sanitary Regulation
of ls'.itl, n resolution bus been passed by tbe
Provincial Poard of Health declaring tbe fc-aui-
tary regulations of imig to be in force in theeity
ot (irand 1'orks. S. H. Dos< an. M. I>.
Secretary of Provincial Board of Health.
NWNKKAL    ACT   j80.
Mountain Rose Mineral Claim, situate in the
(irand  PorkS Mining   Division of  Yale Dis
trb-t     Where   located: --Summit   Camp   oil
East oi the K ilium Mimral claim.
takk NOTICE that I w.T. Smith, froominor's
1 cortiHcalo No. wflHi-j, intend, sixty dayi from
the date heronf, to upply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of ol,Iuhilng a Crown (limit ol thcuhiMC
claim. And further lak< notice that action, under icotlon 87, must bo commenced beforo the
issuance of Muh certilicate of improvements.
D.ited ihis nil day ol October, Jn»7.	
Number Four mineral  claim  situate lu   the
Grand Forks mining DivisOli of Yale district.
Where Located:—ill Central camp.
TAKE NOTICE! John A. Coryell as agent for
I Henry White freo miner's certilicate No.
S7.V.I aud M. W. I'-iliucrslou free miner's certilicate No. til.v, Intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recor- '
der for certificate of Improvement, for the nur-
pore of obtaining a Crown grant of the above
\nd   further take notice  Unit action, under
section ;;7, must be commended before tho issuance of Mich certificate of Improvements,
j- us A. Couysll.
Dated this 11th dav of September, 1890. I
n Courtof Revision for tbe purpose of hear-:
lug all complaints nnni nst the assessment for tho j
year 1897, as made by ihe assessor of the city of!
Uratul Forks, B. G . will he held at lhe council .
Chamber, In tlie citv of Qraild Forks, on Monday
tlie ittii day of October, a. D., 1897, at '2 o'clock
p, in .1   K. Johnson, Acting Olork.
City Clerks Olliee, (irand Forks, Sept, 10th,'97. |
Paints, Oils, Brushes, Sash & Doorsf
Anthing You Want in tho Ilaidware Lino and Can't FinJ it go to
W. K. C. Manly's Store, Grand Forks, B. C.
GRAND   FORKS,   11.   <-'.
Resident PbyBiclttb tic Surgeun.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
And Civil Engineer.
Ofpick, Midway, n. c.
Assoalato MGmber Cai-fttHftn
Society  el Civil  KinjlneiTS.
Solicitor, Etc.,
Office, Mala Street,   -   GEAND POBK3.B, B,
American Kaglo Mineral Claim, situated in the
(irand Korks Mining Division of Vale  District.   Where   located;—Wellington camp,
Engle mountnin.
takk NOTICE thatl, Hugh B. Cayley,as agent
1  for John T. O'Brien, free miners ccrlllieato
No. BDTfMund John Holm, free miner's eertilien te No. 105A, intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to thc Minimi Recorder for n
Certilicate of Improvements, lor the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of ihe above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 87, must be commenced before the issuance Of such Cenilieate of Improvements.
11. s. Cavlby.
Dated this 21st day of September, 18'J7.
Monte Carlo Mineral claim situated In thelirnnd
Forks   Miniug   Division  of    Yale   District.
Where locatod:—Wellington oamp. Eagle
takk notice thatl, IHigh 8. Cayley, aa agent
I (or John T. O'Brien, free miner's certificate
No. SD7H3. and 8 M. Kirkham, free miner's certificate No, B9287, intend, slxiy days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for
a Certificate ol Improvement for the purpose
of obtaining a Crown (jrunt of the above claim.
And further take notice lhat action, under
section 87, musl be commenced before  tlie issuance otsuch Certilicate of Improvements.
11. s. Cayley,
Dated this Slut day of September 1807.
MINERAL   ACT   1896.
Rattler Mineral Claim,  Silualed  in Ihe (irand
Korks   Mining   Division of    Vale   District.
Whero located:—In Wellington Camp, near
the Summit of lookout Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that 1, John A Corvell, nsntrent
I for C. Van Ness, Free Miner's Certilicate No.
7iis:;\ intend, sixty davs from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate
of improvements, for tin- purpose of obtaining
a Crown grant nf '.he above claim. And further
take notice thut action, under section 87. must
be commenced before Ihe Issuance of such certilicate of improvements, John A. CouykUj,
Dated this lt'.th day of September, 1S*J7.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Etc
Barber Shop.
Centrally Looated,  All Work Gaurantoed to be
First-Class in every Respect.
Manufacturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
GEAND   HOHK3,   B.   C.
#a5*~.->irv Filing ami nil Kind, of Repairing.
Thi Providence Fur Company
Providence, R. 1.,
Wants nil kinds ol
Raw Furs, Skins,Ginseng,
Sonccn., .trr. l'ricres qu.otcd for next sixty .ltiys
nre un follows;
Silver Fox fl.'r iw to fim nn
Hear    fi llllto    25 00
Otter    4 (10 lo     llllll
Martin    2 (X) to     9 on
Beaver (per pound]    8 00 to     llllll
Wolf    I Oil lo      II M
Red Fox     1 im to     *J oo
Mink       76 to      1 CO
Skunk        2o lo      1 (0
llrny l'ox        ;r0 lo        7r.
lint         *J0 io 25
Price List on ill] other furs and skins furnished upon application. Full priees guaranteed,
careful selection, courteous treatment and immediate remittance on till consignments.
WHITE &. KER, Proprietors.
Special   Sale of  Hats.
Two dozen Straw Huts at a Bargain.
Watch Repairing a Specialty   a*   j*   All Work Guaranteed
Choice Wines Liquors and Cigars,
This hotel is located about 12 miles Irom Grand Forks up the North Foilc.
Good Fishing and Hunting in the vicinity. Meals served at all houis, and
the best ot sleeping accommodations. H. P. TORONTO, Proprietor.
Blooje-l Fow els.
Full Blooded Plymouth Rock Chickens for S tie. Geo. Ingram.
Chicago  Meat Market,
BROWN & SPONG, Proprietors.
The Finest Fresh and Salted Meats
^Grand Forks Hotels
Is the Oldest and Leading Hotel in the city,
and Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men. The house has just been refitted
and the rooms are unsurpassed for comfort in
the city, while in the Dining room can ho
found the best food in the market.
All Stages Stop at the House* S *£
Joseph L. Wiseman, Proprietor:
The White House,
Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars*
"Did'1 Brown, well known all over the Kootenays as first-class Restaurant man
has been secured to take charge of the Dining Room, and every effort will be
made to make the boys from the hills feel at home. Be sure and stop and see
"Dad" and Dick when in town.
lie mire to buy lho heat Bteel
U> IllKliro ttlO It-'Mt 1 t'MiiH.
Is tlie belt anil can bo had tlio
oboapeit «t our old Log |toro
Nolsou, or our Kurekti Storo,
Special Prices on Large Lots
This Bteel li Guaranteed io bo
K-imil  to  JoBseu'H    iu   Ri>ck
O. B. & P. B. NELSON,
Dealers in (Jeneral Met chundlse,
Grand Forks Meat Market,
Kerr & Flood, Butchers,
SESr-All Kinds of Meats German Sausages and Head Cheese Always on Hand.
First-Class   Accommodations,  Good Stab'ing, Tertnius of
Stage Lin; From Marcus, Washington.
McAuley& Keightley,
Dealer In
* Tobacco and Cigars,
The Only Place in Town
that Handles Fruit.
Fresh Supply Reoelvod Dally.
Groceries, Salt Meats and Miners Supplies*
JBO*Prospectors n"'1 Minors will find It in tlieir Interest to givo me a call lielorc purchasing
I can save you money. *uil Line of Flshlug Tackle jnr-t Received,
■■■y\^GRAND Forks, B.  C.s>->-
Everything New and Best Furnished
Houne, and is in everyway prepared to
welcome Guests and provide Good Accommodation.
Headquarters for Mining Men. Best
of Wines. TJquors and Cigars. Special
attentio.. paid to Transcient trade."
Boundary Greek Mining Exchange]
<£ Financial and Mining Brokers ^
Groups of cl ims Bought for Stock Companies, Etc., Etc.
Livery and Feed Stable]
R veiside Ave., Grand Forks.
Livery Teams, Saddle
Pack and L-dies Saddle Horses a Specialty.
Harness Shop in connection. ,
Teaming cf All Kinds Donel
Plenty ol Darn Room for Freighters. Give us a trial
O. W. WILLIAHS, Manager.
Daily from Marcus to Grand Forks j
Greenwood City- Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
and All Points on Colville Indian Resevation.
tion at Bossburg going nnd com ng. WfiflTYOU GET
Spec ideations of the Waterworks and Light Plant.
The Plants Will Be Able to Supply
Our Wants For Some Time
Unless We Boom.
The contract and specifications fo
the construction of a water works and
electric light plant for theeity of Grand
Forks provide for a system which will
undoubtedly supply tto present r.oeds
of tbe city and the prospective requirements for—how long no one can say.
If the city experiences the increase in
the spring for which our citizens hope,
there will be necessary an enlargment of
tbe water works system, but if we move
along experiencing only tbe present
"steady growth," tbe system prov.ded
for will do for some time to come.
The water with which the city is lo b*;
supplied will be taken either from the
North Fork or a well which is to be dug
near tbe river and at the location of the
pumping station which will be on the
west bank ef tbe rivor and just outside
the city limits. The suction pipe will be
so arrange! that water can be taken
either from the well or tbe river, as tbe
occasion demands. The pumps will be
capable of delivering 400,000 gallons of
water every twenty four hours End the
reservoir will hold 30,000 gallons. It
will thus be seen tbat the reseivoir may
bj emptieJ thirteen times every day and
still not overtax the capacity of tbe
pumps. The well will be twelve feet in
diameter, and tbe stone walls will be
raised six feet above the surface of the
ground to prevent tbe entrance of surface water.
A "Horizontal Return Tubular" boiler
will be used, with a nomiua> horse
power 11! not less than sixty live, with a
beating surface of gqo square feet.
The pumping plant will be enclosed in
a frame pump house on a stone foundation.
The reservoir is to be of the railroad
water-tank type, supported on 12x12
posts with stone pier supports.
The tank will be pa'nted and
covered with a roof. Under
the water tank and enclosing the
force main, a frost proof chamber of
brick will be built. Tho largest pipe to
be used in the system will be the suction
qain with an inside diameter of five
inches. The force main from the pump
house to the reservoir will be four inches
in diameter, and the main distributing
pipes along Riverside avenue and
Bridge streets will also be of the latter
dimrnsloni. No provision is mid: for
any distributing pipes except the Riverside and Bridge street mains, and the
inference ii that no service pipes are to
be laid by the city. The pipes will be
laid f mr feet below the surface of the
Hydrants will be placed at the corners
of all streets intersected by the mains,
and will bave two and a halt inch nozzles for the attaching of hose.
The Electric Light Plant.
The electric light plant will furnish
lighting capacity for 1,000 ineandescant
lights of 16-candie power, and five arc
lights. Tbe system is what is known as
the "Direct Current Three Wire System."
The engine will be a 125 horse power
Wheelock non-condensing engine, and
the boiler will be of sufficient capacity
for the engine.
Two multopoliar iron clad dynamos
are provided for, of 4-poll kitowatt each,
976 revolutions and 125 volts. There
will be 4000 leet of distributing wite.
The Agreement Signed.
The agreement signed between the
city and Contractor Davey is a voluminous document covering several closely
type written pages, containing all the
whys and wherefores usually found in
legal documents of this character. It
calls for the completion of botb the water and light system on or before the
fifteenth day of January, 1898, with a
proviso that if the said works are not
completed and executed at the date
prescribed, Mr. Davey is to forfeit to the
city $20 for each and every day that be
shall be in de'iult. Any unfaithful or
imperfect work that may be discovered
before final acceptance of the work is to
be made good, and the contractor is not to
be relieved of any of his obligations until the city is entirely satisfied that every
provision of the contract has been complied with Mr Davey agrees not to
sublet the contract unless consent is
g ven by tbe city.
Payments are to made semi-monthly,
on or about tbe i5th and last day of
each month, upon estimates made in
writing of the amount of work done and
material delivered to be used in tie
works r.nd of the valuj thereof. Upon
each estimate being made and accepted
by the city council eighty-five per cent,
of the same is to be paid Mr. Davey, and
the remaining fifteen per cent being retained by ihe city until such time as
the entire works had been accepted by
the city. It is agre d by both parties
that time shall be made the essence of
the contract. In the board ot public
works is vested tbe absolute power to
r(j ct or accept all or anv portion of the
work, and to pass upon all estimates
commissioner of lands and works, and
the balance, $ 1,200 has been subscribed
by tbe citizens of Greenwood and tbe
property owners in Summit *:..mp. If
tbe citizens of Grand Forks were endowed
wilh the first s, -\rk of enterprise they
would see to it th -t a fi.*st-class wagon
road is at once built from tbe mouth of
Fishermai creek to connyct wilh the
road from Greenwood at Summit camp,
liy doing this it would put
G.and Forks in touch with a vast scope
of coun rypessssing many promising p o-
perties and make it possible for our merchants to compete for the trade of lhat
section, which they are practically shut
out from now.
Scott McRea Back From a Trip
to Arrow Lake.
How  the   Docket was Disposed  of,
Next Sitting to be in January.
The Oytober sitting of the county
court of the district of Grand Forks for
the county of Yale was held last Monday with Judge Spinksonthe bench,and
following cases wir.* disposed of:
Manly vs Hallett; adjourned upon the
request of the detendant, who payed the
cost of the (lay and fik*d the proper affidavit. H. S. Cayley appeared lor plaintiff and A S. lJlack for defendant.
Brron vs I'omstoyk; admit summons
and adjourned to allow settlement to be
carried into edict. Cayley for plaintiff and Black for defendant.
Meakin vs Thompson; judgment ad
milted for plaint If for the sum of £664.
Cayloy for plaintiff.
Wollaston tic Gr^en vs Clark; case dismissed.   Sutton for defendant.
Sunderland vs Gib1)*.; adjourned by
conse it. Cayley for plaintiff.
Ward vs Cumings et al. This was a
mechanics lean case. Plaintiff's solicitor consented to its being dismiss ;d with
cost. Sutton for plaintiff and Cajley
for defendant.
The judge announced that the next
sitting of the court would be held in
So Says E. A. Chase.—A. E.  Hope is
Much Pleased With Ore From
the North Fork.
VUl -Build tie Road.
Work was commenced last Monday
on the road from Greenwood Oity to
Summit camp and it is expected tbat before snow falls the road will be completed. The estimated cost of this road is
$i,8oo, one-tbird of the amount being
guaianteadby Hon. G. B. Martain.chie:
R. C. Crowell of Bssburg, was reg's-
tered at the Grand Forks this week.
A party of surveyors have becn busy
this week laying out Smelter addition.
The announcement is made that work
will soon be commenced on the Winnipeg-
At last a postoffice has been established at Cascade City with Mr.Campbell as
Mrs. Brumbaugh left last Sunday for
Spo'sane where she expects to rema'n
about two weeks.
Alderman L, A. Manly was among the
Grand Forksites who attended the Spokane Fruit fair this week.
Jas. E. Walker returned from Spokane on Tuesday evening last, where he
has been for the past few weeks.
Sheriff Pembertoi of Kamloops was a
passenger on last evenings stage from
Pentieton, having come on official business.
A number of fine specimens from tee
new strike on the Pa'hfinder has been
forwarded to the Spokane mineral ex-
Earl Nelson of Kaslo, was an arrival
in the city Tuesday evening and remained a day or two examing into our resources
Mr. J. P. Graves has bonded tbe Victoria claim adj iningthe Ironsides from
Mr. John Stevens. The amount of tbe
bond is said to be $10,000.
Chas. Cumings returned last evening
from Rossland where be went to attend
a meeting of Grand Forks Townsite
company held there last Wednesday.
Last Tuesday morning after spending
a woek in the city for the first time in
two months, Mayor Manly, accompanied
by Mrs. Manly, returned to Rossland,
Randolph Stuart, brother of A. K.,
deputy collector of inland revenues,
spent Sunday and Mon'ay in the city
enroute way to Christina lake for a two
weeks' outing.
J. W. Cheer, the one armed prospector and all-round hustler from Summit
camp,  started  for   Spokane   Tuesday
morning where he expect to remain for
tbe winter.
Arthur Milthorp accompanied by Mr.
Grig in, of Rossland, returned to the
city tbis week from F.ossland, having
come over the Dewdney trail, making
the trip in about nine hours.
W. S. Jones of Rossland, spent several days in this vicinity this week looking after bis extensive interests, being
a half owner with Custom Officer Gilpin
in the Gilpin ranch about five miles below town.
J. S, Sears was an arrival from Eureka
last Monday, having come down for the
purpose of having Dr. Hepworth make
some repairs on his hand which bad
been badly mashed by being hit with a
hammer, while employed on thc Black
Chas. Van Ness and Judge Spinks left
for Uossland last Tuesday for the purpose of attendirg a meeting of the town-
site company to be held last Wednesday,
for the purpose of reorganization and
mapping out a policy for the coming
A rumor is current tbat a Colorado
syndicate is negotiating for the purchase
of the Gold Cup claim some two and
a half miles up the North Fork. It will
be remembered that tbis is the property
from which it is claimed that a $500 gold
assay was taken last fall.
1 homas McDonall und J. C. Haas of
Greenwood, stopped over a day with us
tbis week on their way to Spokane to attend the fruit fair. Mr. Haas had
charge of the Boundary creek exhibit at the fair last year and it was due
to his untiring efforts that it proved to
be such a success.
The annual meeting of the Stockholders of the Brandon and Golden Crown
company, will be held in the company's
office in Greenwood, Tuesday, October
iQth, al 3 o'clock p. m., for the purpose
of electing officers and transacting any
other business that may come before
Scott McRae, an old time trapper'
prospector and pioneerof tbiivalley ar.d
at present largely interested in Dead-
wood camp, where, besides being the
owner of a number of promising mineral
claims he has a magnificent ranch, spent
a day or Iwo in town last week shakir g
bands wilh bis old friends.
For several years prist Sirott has teen
making .'innunl hunting,fishing and prospecting trips into lhe Arrow lake country, and just having relumed from one of
these expeditions was chuck full ef valuable information relative to the fi'ture of
that section. In an interview with a re-
presenta'ive of tbe Miner Scott said
that while this section is isolated at present ii is only a matter of time beloie it
will be one of the re.ognzcd mining
camps of the Vale distiict. As yet
there bas been but comparatively little
prospecting done in ihis localiiy. This
season there were a number of prospec-
totsasfarup as sixty m les—near the
East Fork, and from specimens of
quartz taken from the surface there is no
doubt as to the richness ef this sei tion.
The formation is pr ncipally granite ar.d
perpbyry, the veins are true fissures, and
though sm 11 are in most instances free
milling. The granite fo mation bcrder-
ing on the iron cap belts starts in about
fifteen miles up the North Fork ar.d continues as far as the range extends to the
north. This is known as the Granite
belt and some fine float carrying free
gold has been found in numerous places
along the river.
"Several parties who have been operating in tbis section this season bave
found some of the finest gold quartz yet
discovered in this country and in one or
two instance good specimens of free-
gold rock The North Fork river, to
its extreme heed water h is not over 70
miles north of Grand Forks, and owing
to the difficulty experienced in reaching the remotest parts, its value as a
mining section is at present unknown
"Besk'e having **, bright future before
it as a mineral producing section, it has
great possibilities as an agricultural di:-
tiict, there being any amount cf land
along tbe river and small streams, which
with a comparatively small amount of
work could be made to produce hay
and other farm products and it will be
only a matter of time until tbis entire
section will be pretty thoroughly settled
In speaking of the advancement being
made in Deadwood camp, Scott says
the outlook was *. ey encouraging. On
Monday of last week four men were put
to work on the Herbert Sp.-nccr, a property recently purchased by Robert
Wood and otheirr, of Greenwood, from
S il. Meyers; lhat both the Mother Lode
and Sunset were working a night and
d.iy shift with satisfactory results, and
the wagon road from (i eenwood to the
Mother Lode had been completed.
Mr. A. E Hope, of tlie well known
firm of Hope & Graverly, Loan and Investment company of Vancouver, stopped over night in the city this week on his
way from *,he .Toundary cretk cistrict
to Rossland.
Mr. Hope was seen by a Miner representative during his short stay in the
city, and was found to be very communicative and exceptionally well posted on
the political and railway situation ol this
province. In lefering to the Grand
Forks section that gentleman says :
"This is my first trip here and I regret
that my time is so limited as 1 would
liketo have spent a week or two in examining the many promising properties
said to be in this vicinity. From what
I have learned during my sWt stay, I
am most favorably impressed with the
Kettle river section. Julging from the
ore samples I have seen in your city I
am sarisfied that you hive a number of
high grade propositions up the North
In speaking of the coming provincial
is now exactly in the same position as
the Columbia and West :rn railway, having secured a pro. incial charter one
year later than Mr. Iloinz:. The only
question now to bo decided, before construction will be commenced, is who will
receive the dominion subsidy. This
matter w.ll no doubt ba settled by the
next sirs mm of tho dominion house, and
there is no qicstioi in my mind, but
work will be started within thirty days
alter it is settled. The company receiving the strongest endorsement from
the people of this province will be the
one that will be successful. In any
event 1 consider yoar railway prospects
are good."
In relation to the municipal affairs of
Grand Forks, Mr. Hope said : 'Your
city council is to be commended in the
action it has taken the matter of water
works and electric plant, as I am a firm
believer in cities owning their own
political campaign Mr. Hope expressed
the opinion that the people on the cor st
were becoming thoroughly aroused over
the situation. The cause for this alarm
is owing to the fact that there is a strong
feeling against the present govern-nent
and the opposition are making use of it
to gain possession of the province.
In reference to the railway situ tion
in this section, he thought that at loast
one road would be 'constructed from
Pentieton to the Columbia liver during
the coming year.  In  speaking of the
V ictoria, Vancouver and Eastern rail
way, Mr. Hope said: "That company
wat.rr and light systems. I'm conlid ent,
however if I had been given an opportunity, I could have placed your city debentures in a month's time at pur and
probably 6 per. The Nelson and Ross*
lana debentures were sold pretty well
and ihero is no reason why Grand Forks
would not have fared as well."
Mr. Hope left Thursday morning for
Rossland where he will remain a few
days before returning to Vancouver.
This is What a Spokane Mining Man Say
Regar jing this Camp.
Mr E. A. Chase,a mining man trom
Spokane, was an arrival in thc city last
Wednesday on his way home from a
ten weeks'prospecting trip end tour of
inspection of the various mining camps
of this district and the Colville Indian
eservation. Mr. Chase left Spokane on
the 20th day ot last July in company with
M. J. Cochran, a m ning expert who
has had unlimited experience in the various mining districts of Colorado, They
traveled by private conveyance carrying with ihem a complete prospecting
outfit. From Spokane they went direct
to Eureka camp on tbe reservation, from
which point they operated, visiting ail
the camps of any prominence, including
the Toroda and St. Peter ( r^-ek district!?.
After making a lh ..rough Inspection of
this locality, the Kettle liver was followed until Midway was reached from
whence thoy proceded lo Rock creek,
Camp McKmney, Fail view, and then
though the CjoyocB and Smilkameen
districts, returning via Oreville and the
Okanogan country lo Meyers creek.
After prospecting on Meyers creek for
a couple of weeks, they moved 10 Greenwood camp fiom which point they have
been operating since.
Mr. Chase was loud in his praise of
the mineral resouicesof the country nnd
especially of the showing in the Meyers
creek district. "1 feel confident that
next season you will see a big rush into
tbis section. As yet, comparatively Utile
development work has been done, and
for thai reason is was a difficult matter
to determine what there was in the
district. Without doujt the suitace
showing there is something wondc ful
The fact that most of the prospecti that
have had any work dohe on them, have
a free-milling tendency is a feature thai
will a tract many people to Meyers
creek next season. In a number of instances quartz carrying free-gold has
been found. Of course these viens are
small,but ou everyone of the :e properties
on whieh any work has been done, the
v.'in widens as depth is obtained."
"During my summer's trip I have
visited every camp of any note on this
side of the line, as well as on tho reservation, and I have no hesitation in laying, that in Greenwood cr.mp, you have
the best camp in this upper county;
one that has mere prrporties that will
develop into shipping mines than any
o'.her in the Boundary cioek district.
The o^eis ihere and it has the value, and
there is no getting around the fact,"
Mr Chase had wiih him specimens of
ore secured  from  the  different  camps
visited, among which  was a very fine
piece of gold-silver quartz obtained from j
Myrtle claim in Greenwood camp, assays 1
from which gave £102 in gold and 170
ounces in  silver.   Also a specimen  of |
free-gold   quartz  from   the   Enterprise
claim on Long lake.
At the Cosmos.
W. C McU.)Uga;l( Summit carrp;
E.Soule, J. A. Saule, R. Campbell, J
Dalglaisb, J. Long, S. May, \). Henderson and P. R, McRea, Rossland; J.
Longrniid, Ilourne, Out ; J. McNeil,
Troy, New York; D. W. Munroe, Ont.;
Mrs, Kane, Mr. Robbins, Eureka; A. E.
Hope, Vancouver; J. H. Chapel!, Spokane; Frank Euastace, Nelson; J. li.
Henderson and D. McDonald, city.
At the Grand Forks.
John Holm, R. Hick en bottom, II K,
Beach, O, Johnson, G. H. Bonter and
J.G Mar.ir, Rossland; Wm Riddle,
liutte City; JohnFmda1; Wm. Springer,
Eureka; J-is. Hanchett, McRea creek,
J W, Cheer, Spokane; Colin Campbell
and Sam Jerrold, ci*.\; 1. C. Seats and
M. Mir lin, Eureka; Wm. A. Pfiefer,
• ity; R. C. Crowell, Bossburg; Carl
Nelson, Kaslo; Tom McD,w:ll and J.
C. Haas, Greenwood; jas. E. Walker,
Spokane; W. B. Fraser, Seattle; Jimes
Fahey, Eureka; J. M. Rieder and F. II.
McCarter, city.
Thc Robert Brothers, representatives
of English capital with headquarters at
Rossland, spent several days in ihe < ity
this week, and during their stay rnnde
several visits to the various camps in
this locality. As to tbalu ure piospects
of thii district they say there is no question but with transportation facilities it
will be lhe equal of any in the province.
The O'Connor Brothers who own a
half interest in the Humming Bird prop-
e ty, suituated about six miles from the
city up the North Fork, sent v a Wednesday morning's stage a number of
samples of copper ( re from this claim
to the Spokane mineral exhibit now in
progress. Among the co lection there
was one sample ot very hi^h grade ore
that weighed over 100 pounds.
MRS. PRIBILSKY, $300 takes It!
Tne furniture, fixtu-fs and everything
with a busine*y that can be made lo pay
•rood money. Best location in town.
Fur Further parii. ulars, Address B. O,
Box 2;, Grand Forks, B.C.
Riverside Ave.    Grand Forks.
Spokane Falls &
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
LaW aiid  Collecting Agency.   The Only All-rail Route,without change
of cars, between Spokane, Ross
land and Nelson.
.i.'iiin Nortli.
Going Smith
2:28 p. m.
1 lose Connections nl Kelson with steam boats
fin- Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake Points.
iRengcri for Keith
[ connect ni Mann
River am]   Boundary
with stage 'btlly.
Tax Notice.
Unpaid Taxes Within the Municipal;
Limits of the Cities of Orand Forks
and Greenwood.
" of Towns Act, inn?
"Speortv Inn irporallnn
a ratable portion ot tho
Iteul Estate taxes within ilu. municipal limits
of the cities ol Grand Forks mnl Greenwood for
tlie year 181)7, is payable to the respective municipalities.   In order that tho Provincial assessment roll may be closed, in so far us relates to
property assessed within said cities, notice is
hereby given tlmt unless nil arrears of taxes due
mnl payablo on said properly aro pa*d to ihe un*
I derslgned at the Assessor's olliee, osoyoos, of
or before tho 80th day of November, 1807, the
j lands and proporty against which luxes are then
j unpaid will be advertised lor sale in accordance
with tho provisions of Tax sales under the "As*
! Besunent Act."
r. a. R. I.vmiii.v,
Assessor and Collector.
Vermont Olllco, Osoyoos, October 5th, 1897.
A Beau'.iful Situated Townsite, at the Natural
Gate wav one of the Greatest Mining Sections
of lhe World, and in the center of one of the
Finest Agricultural and Fruit Growin sections
British Columbia.
In Grand Forks now Presents one of the best opportunities for investment
Rocord of thc .locations, certificates of work
transfers, etc,recorded at the Mining Recorder's
olliee, Grand Forks, B, C, for the week ending
October 7tli,18Q7:
October 1:—
Union and Edith H,Frank Bailey ot nl, Christina lake.
1). l'\ A . G. \V. Nelson, Volcanic mountain.
October 2:—
Humphry Davy, elms Giro. Wellington camp,
Golden    Band,   G.   II. Sutherland,  Brown's
October 4:—
Index, .las. MoDougall, Fourth of July creek.
Rataey,   Tin  Gup,  Golden  Cord  and  Blue
Bucket, J. Hanchett, MoRno ereek.
Tiger, John Lindsay, Wellington cninp,
Moliie. .ins. Cunningham, Suinmttcainp.
Potlima, W.G. Ilepworth, Seattle camp.
Ned Extension to Verne, Joe it. Johnson, McRea creek.
Diamond Jubilee, Arthur   Langford Brown's
Red Cloud, D. A. Good, Christina lake.
Ext mi, W   Forrest, Christina hike.
Lust Chance, J. W, Cheer, Summit oamp.
October 6:—
Pore U pi no, John Martin, Hardy Mountain.
October 7:—
Meronry, W. G. MeMynn, Molten creek.
Hosper, GeorgoRose, Burnt Dasiu.
Cleavage, Thos. Keller, Burnt Basin.
Hill Top, a. A. Black, Wellington oamp.
October ii:—
Palmetto, ('has. Van Nosb.
Dominion, J. P. Shannon et al,
October i:—
Alpha, M. B. Terrell.
Ootobor 5:—
Emerald, N. G, Walker ot al
Montana, M. D. McLeod,
VlrgiQlui,T. i'-ost.
I.uey, Jas. Mulligan,
Colorado. Thomas Hardy,
October 7:—
Trilby, Escort and Pure
Ing company.
B.C., Jos. I.. Wiseman et ul.
Humboldt, T. O'Brien.
Key West. A. F. Sanderson.
Mauit-ju, Richard Cooper.
September 80:—
WinnipegS. A. it.  Fraction,% Interest from
John Crawford to A, K, Sluart et al.
October 2:-
Eleho, l2 interest from W. Rawsonto W. Ryan.
J. J, J., % Interest from J, W. Jones to James
October 4:—
Olympia, all interest from J   j. Walker to
James Btablcs,
October 5:
Parrott, all interest from Robert Gillian to
Louis Schorn,
Ajiick.'.j luterost from James Davidson to H.
S, Oayley. •
October 7: —
Christina, all interest from J, Thornton Lang-
ley et ul to tbe Kettle River Mining nnd Development company,
Corydon mid Elmore, all interest from Frank
Hutokesoil to the   Belcher   Consolidated Gold i
Contractor and Builder,
IIUA.N'I)   FOttKS,   11.   0.
Plana nnd specifications drawn, esllmntes furnished on all kinds of bnlldliig, Worn ninullj
A    ll. HART.
Contractors and Builders,
Olliee. Store, and Saloon
Plans and Specifications
Fixtures a Specialty.
Made aud Estimates
G. HEPWORTH, M. D., 0. M.
Physician and Surgeon.
Olllco In Drug store.
Boot and Shoe Shop.
Boots aud slides marie to order of tho very liest'
matorlal,   Repairing promptly .lone.
S sure to be th; Leading Railway and
.Mining Center of the Kettle River
and Boundiry Creek Districts, its locution makes it lhe Natural Gateway to
one of the Largest and Alost Promising
Mining Districts
In the Woild. It has Christina Lake
on the East, the North Fork of the Kettle RiVvT orhlhi North, Boundary Creek
on the West, and the Colviile Indian
Reservation nn the South As every
character of ore necessary for smelting
purposes are found in these districts,
and the central location of the town,
makes it beyond a doubt the future
smelting and distributing point cf this
.ild,l*iir*.|!„l,l Min-
Yellowstone Park Line
Invest before a Railways Starts to Build this
way. Work once started on the road the price
of lots will double,   The Plin for the
The Fast L^ine,
Superior Service, North Addition to   Grand  Forks,
Through Tickets to nil pi
Statoa and Canada,
Direct Connections wttli t
Northern Railway.
ntfl in the Unit
Spokane Falls &
Mining company, limited liability.
All Ore and Golden Fleece, all interests from
Smith Curtiss lo the Belcher Consolidated Hold
Mining company,
Conmrr, );, interest from George Itjsc and
Thomas Kellar to VV, O. MeMynn,
No. 1 West  8:26p, m.
No. 'i Fast 7:00 a. i^.
Tickets to Japan and China via, Tacoina aM
Northern I'nciiic Steamship Company. }
For Inlormatlon, time cards, maps and tlorets
apply tongenta of tho Spokane Falls & Northfrn
ami its connections, or
General Agent Spokane, Wash.
A. I). CHARLTON, A. G. P, A.,
No. 265 Morrison St., Portland, Or.
Write ior new nuip of Kootenay country.
S Now on Sale S
Don't Miss the opportunity to get in on this deal. Its the
most desirable Residence portion of Grand Forks. Easy
Terms.   For Further Particulars Call or Addre s
Agent Grand Forks Townsite Co.t
Cripple Creek  operator*   will   Ship ^be first girl I married was plain Bessie
Direct   to   ih€   Mint. BroWQ
!     Colorado Springs, Col., Oct. 5.—k\ novel A sunny and silly sweet thing,
'; scheme for handling the gold output of Who is>™P(iretl   «nt3   fli*hed   ut   being  a
I the Cripple Creek mines will be put into
NefT  Vurk Capital Ufa   Acquire  Valuable   Mining  I'rupertit'N  lit   Iriuliu
—Complt-tliMi   of  *   Xiirron   iiiumi*
Helena, Mont., Oct, 5.—The payment
of the second instalment of tlie purchase
price <*l the Peacock mines in tin- Seven
Devils copper district in Idaho, made here
last week, binds one of the largest mining
transactions engineered in this section in
nmny months, The purchasers have acquired ihe Interests of ex-Goyernor s. T.
Hauser uml Anton M. Holter of this city,
not only in the Peacock, bul the Helena
and White Monument mines as well. A
326-ton -inciter i- to he completed by
March 1, 1808. A railroad will be built
to ihe Snake river nnd a steamer line put
nn ihe liver lo connect with tin- Oregon
Railway & Navigation Mm- at Hunting
The purchasers of these properties are
Kew York capitalists, among ihem being
Naac K. Blake, formerly president ol the
Continental "il Company; ex Mayoi
Franklin Edson of Kew York eity, chas.
VV, llaight .mil C. J. Holman of Pittsburg, -lames (\ Aiken of Rett Vul'k, Thos,
G. Hillhouse, president of ll,.- Metropolitan Tni-i Company, and John <'. Ten
Eyck. The price "l Lhe Holter and llausci
Interests to tho syndicate is reported to
have been on the basis of $5150,000 for the
entiie properties, their holdings being bcv-
en-eighths. Those interests, however, are
hut a small portion of the properties lo
he acquired in tin- district by Hi'- incom
ing company, which has under contemplation lhe active working of many of ihe
mines in the Seven Devils district.
In addition lo purchasing outright the
llolt.r and Ihni-er interests, the new
company has purchased 70,000 tons of ore
from Hie Klcinschmidi. Uros, of this city,
who are largely interests in thc district,
nnd are iho nine-sixteenths owners of the
mines. The sale of ore carries with it a
working lease of the I luce properties for
I wo years and a half.
The company also purchased lhe KJein
schmidt railroad grade, which was built
several years ago by Albert Klcinsclunidt
from Hie old Peacock mine to ihe Snake
river, lit miles. The grade will be completed and used as the roadbed for a narrow-gauge railway, ihe contracts for the
construction of which have been let to
Pittsburg ami Buffalo contractors. This
road will connect, during the curly part
of lhe operations witli a steamboat running to Huntington. The hunt will be
constructed by a company closely associated witli the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company. It is lo he smaller than
the one previously built, which proved
unsuitable for the river, und will he handled by Captain Epli llaughumn, who has
been operating steamboats ou the Snake
river for :J."i years, from Pittsburg landing.
shortly below lhe Seven Devils district,
and Lewiston. Idaho.*') Ripnria.
at un- coronation of Queen Elizabeth,
in 1568, the roads In the neighborhood
of London were so bad that the Queen's
coach twice stuck in the mud on the
way to Westminster nnd the Queen
wns compelled to alight while the vehicle was pried out of the ruts by the
attendants. During the remainder of
the royal procession, half a dozen laborers with poles formed n not particularly Imposing but very necessary
part of the cortege.
The Roma? Empire had a system of
paved roads, radiating from Rome In
every direction, to the Utmost limits of
Roman territory, One grout road led
across the Alps Into Gaul, to a point
near Calais, nnd beginning again In
Britain It ran directly north to tlie
wall of Severns; another down the Valley of tlie Danube, and from Constantinople east, through Syria and rales-
tine, to the Euphrates. Still another
ran west, nlong tbe sea coast Into
Spain, while Africa bad its own system.
And wearing a wedding ring.
| use by the operators of that district   The
j plan is to set aside the output  for one   The npxt Wflg ft widoW( fl Mm Miljon(N
month, tak.'  lhe   bullion  therefrom  and       With seven small boys in her brood.
ship to the mint at Philadelphia at a sin-, I married this widow- for money alone.
gle consignment.    A special train will be !    1 needed tbe money for food.
secured for the purpose of transporting it.!
The bullion will be placed in tbe charge. '-The next one I wedded was Alice Adair,
1 of some express company which can guar- i    A heauty of fortune and worth.
antee its safety, and  take all  necessary ; She   «»«*   but  a   y«">"to°   «eutle'   to°
i precautions to prevent accident or theft:
while in transit.   Aa the present output
of Cripple Creek is over $1,000,000 perl i married n Orroan then—Grek-hen von
month, ilris will be one i.f the largest : Schmidt,
shipments   of gold    bullion that    ever     Two hundred and forty she weighed.
crossed the continent Oh, ulie wus a eouk!    Not much ou the
NO DEATHS AT NEW ORLEANS. Bllt ■ wif*-' ■vll° wa9 stolid nn(- Btnld-
Dentil Rate iiit* Fallen to E-eNa Tinm   i married another.   A negress was she,
Altogether too fragile for earth.
The Roman roflds were built on the
Telford plan, with a substratum of
heavy blogks of the stone inosf abundant In the neighborhood, covered with
n layer of smaller stones or gravel.
They wore highest In the middle, w>lth
a trench on each side lo carry off the
water, and no trees or shrubs were allowed to grow within 1(10 paces on
either bund. The population of the districts through whh h these highways
passed were required lo keep them In
order and to cut down weeds and
shrubbery within the proscribed distance.
What Neglect Leads To.
Mrs. Ohas. King's Experience.
A woman's body is tbe repository of
the most delicate mechanism, and yet
most women will
let it get out of
order just as if
it were of no consequence.   Their
\ backs ache,heads
I throb and burn ;
I they hove wander-
I ing pains, now* here
• and now there; ex-
Iperienco extreme
lassitude, thai
don't-care   and
\i vunt-to-be-lefl-
J alone feeling, excitability, irritability, nervousness,
sleeplessness, anil the blues, yet do
nothing to help themselves. Theso
indiciito womb complications.
I.ydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound will relieve all this trouble.
Mils. CHAS. Kino, 1815 Rosewood
St., Philadelphia, l'a., says:—
"I had bearing-down feelings, backache, burning sensation in my stomach, chills, headache, and always had
black specks before my eyes. I some-
tiroes had four and live fainting spells
a day. I had several doctors, and tried
many patent medicines. I commenced
to take Lydia. E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound, aud I never had anything
give mc the relief that, it has. lean
truthfully say it lias cured me."
Eleven  Per Cent.
Her mother a broken-down slave.
New Orleans, Oct. 6.—For the 24 hours  She waa lld-v ",ld '"*•"'• Boule -)i3,a,1C1-*
cloBing at nightfall yesterday there had     _   'r.om "weet-..     ,
, .     ,     , '    , ',,-., Hut *he wns ii wife who coilhl save,
not  been a single death recorded in the
office ..f the board of health.    Sunday   r theo married Mollle, a sister of mine,
there hail been :il new cuse.- reported and      As a wife she was queen of th ill.
al  7 o'clock Monday nighl •Jr.' were re-  She had lots of children and troubles and
ported since Sunday night.   Sunday there j joys,
ivere under surveillance nearly 200 preni-      And her home waa a paradise hall.
-i-. - in which yellow fever had been dis-'
covered  lo exist, and  in  some of the  I marred my mother, a widow, and then
I wedded my brother, a man.
I married Smith's daughters then—six I
and   111   some   ol
were  lour or live eases, yet
•rl  fatal ill *!4
not rr single one hud proved fatal in t\ , believe—
hours.    The  result   was that, the death
int.. had fallen lo a trilling excess over
I0.S0 per cent, ninl  the prospects lor nn \ A bigamist7   Well, what do you think?
rail)  stamping out nf the disease had     I married these people for gold,
I ii considerably brightened.   Al a spc*   F°r l "'" " minister humble nnd meek,
eial meeting of the board of health il. was '    And they are all lambs of my fold.
decided thai  ships bringing 300 Sicilian ; ~"u,! Km' '" *' ^ J""r1"'1'
UmnigrnnU, upon arrival  here, .shall  he j ■ ; ——■
detained at quarantine at lhe mouth of
the river until further orders, and a notice io this effect was sent to Collector
And I'll marry six more if I can.
DcviiMditlon   In the ll-r-jjoii of Which
Winmpvir in ihe Center*
\V i nn ipeg,   ()ct.   4.—The   prairie   fire
whicli raged all over the country Sutur- j
day   tlied  out   during  the    night.    The |
morning's sun dawned upon    u    terrible
scene of death   and  devastation.    Farm J
houses, implements, crops and live stock
everywhere were consumed.   Many farm-!
ers lost, their nil.   At Beausejour, 40 miles
east  of this  city, two women und   live i
children named Moreski were burned to
death.    Fh'O eame upon their house in j
the woods from two directions simult-an- '
eoiisjy and shut oil" all means of escape.
Only a few charred remains were found:
this morning.    There were many narrow,
escapes and a number   of    families are
homeless and   utterly destitute,    Bagot. |
70 miles west, was practically wiped out
of existence.    At Stony Mountain    the
lire ran upon the Canadian Pacific platform, where by deseprate elforts it was
stayed.    At  Oakland,    on    the Portage
branch of the Northern Pacific, several
hundred cords of wood and thousands of
tons of hay were licked up.
>l I.seri-nnts   Wreck    the    111 it rU    \V«r-
rior Machinery nt  ■Uloht',  Ariz.
Denver, Col.. Oct. ft.—A special to the
Republican from Phoenix, Aix.. says:
Word 1ms been received here tbat the
hoisting works of the Black Warrior copper mine, near Globe, Ariz., were blown
up witli dynamite Saturday night. Two
explosions wove heard. The shaft house
and engine were completely wrecked.
Charges of giant powder had evidently
been placed on both tbe engine cylinders.
Even the foundation of the building was
torn out by tlm explosions. Discharged
employes are suspected.
Por  the   PI rut  Time  in   the  Iliatary
of   the   State.
Moise, Idaho, Oct. 6.—For the first time
in the history of Idaho women served on
a jury yesterday. They were called in a
cuse in the probate court in which Dr.
Kairchild is suing the county for services performed in connection with colonel's inquests, 'l'he former juryd te-
ngreed and -Judge Black instructed the
sheriff to call a mixed jury for a second
trial. There ure four women nnd two
men on the jury, the women !>cing Mrs,
I*]. J. Pusamore, .Mrs. R. E. Green, Miss S.
P. Wood and .Mrs. Hoynkin.
Tno  Mil linn   Mnl In r IMmit on the UIr
Horn   Kiver.
Springfield, Ohio, Oct 5.—Tha James
LeefTJ Water Wheel Company lias closed
u contract with St. Paul capitalists for
six turbine wuter wheels of 1000 horsepower each, for u $2,(100,000 power plant
to be established near Butte, Mont., on
the Big Horn river. While tlie plant will
furnish electricity to Butte nnd power
for general purposes, the plant is being
built chiefly to supply power to several
large copper mines which lire located near
Unite. Tiie wheels will be the largest
ever built.
HrltlMh  t olumhln.
Work on the sewer system is progressing favorably.
Work will begin immediately on the
new waterworks at Qrand Korks.
During September (here were recorded
al Kamloops 12 births, H marriages aud U
The fruit industry of British Columbia |
is rapidly growing in importance, plums, j
peurs und apples being the chief pro- !
The cold storage warehouse established j
at Revelstoke by Prof. Robertson of the I
agricultural department is proving a com-1
[dele SUCCeSB.
Farmers of Denmnn island huve or-
j gani/ed for the extermination of a pan-
; ther plague whieh has been causing them
considerable annoyance of late.
A man mimed William A. Gordon is
! held nt Victoria on suspicion of being
connected with the mysterious disappearance of his partner, named Isaac
.(ones. Early last, spring these two started out from Ashcroft across the nioun-
tnins to visit (lermanson ereek, at that
lime brought into considerable prominence ns u promising mining territory and
intending to go thence to Findlny. About
tbe first of July Cordon returned to Iln-
zelton without Jones, und disposed of his
outfit, nnd, it te suid, property belonging
to Jones. Suspicion wns aroused nnd
Cordon was arrested und sent down here.
fables announce that there Is great
excitement In J-'rance owing to the rise
In the price of bread, and a bad winter
Is anticipated.
When a man who Is yet young arrives at the conclusion that life holds
nothing more for hiin anil that be can
only devote himself to the good ot
others, there Is still plenty of keen
wretchedness In store for him. If he
gets np after a bail blow and Is actively miserable nnd somewhat hateful and
resentful, he can yet be happy. But
eelf-linmolatlon Is not natural, and
anything unnatural brings its own punishment, Another person and other
people can not be the center of lhe universe for very long. There may couiu
a Jar that will put you out of plumb for
a bit, but you swing back to your normal position.
Tbe jar that came to Osborne wns a
bard one. The girl to who mlie wns
engaged told him that her parents were
forcing her to marry a certain rich
man. Now parents, in these days, do
not force one to marry anybody; but
Osborne would have believed whatever
the girl had chosen to tell him. He believed tills, and thought she was a
beautiful, suffering martyr, nnd there
was a tragic scene, which she did cleverly, and a parting. After that Osborne
lost even ambition, which had been a
ruling passion almost above his love.
The girl wns mean enough, too, to keep
his misery alive by writing to him,
now and then, bewailing her gilded
Life, he told himself, was henceforth
a vain thing, only tit to be used In the
service of others. It is not easy to
serve others picturesquely In the army.
There are no needy and no fallen ones
—because when they full they cease to
be In tlie anny. So Osborne bethought
him of his brother Alexander.
Alexander lived on a ranch—as Osborne had done. He wns 17 years old.
At 1(1 Osborne bad been the support of
a .vldowed mother and two children.
He had had no boyhood In particular.
It had all been work, making the ranch
pay. Only those who have tried It
know what that means. Alexander
was not afflicted after this fashion. He
lived on his new stepfather, and was
envious of his brother.
Now when Osborne brought Alexander ou to San Antonio, the first evening
of his arrival he spoke to hiin thus:
"There's a lirst-clnss school right In
the town, Alex." Silence. "I want you
to study hard, youngster, to make up
for the time you've lost up there In the
Alex braced his feet against tbe
porch railing and tipped back his chair.
"It strikes ine I've lost more fun than
about anything else. It ain't fair, Herbert, You've been having a picnic for
thc Inst eight years, while I've been
slaving In the Holds; aud I don't see It
ln the light of settling down right
away to digging nt books. I want a
If a nature Is ambitious, It can not be
altered. The ambition may trausfer
Its object from self to some one else,
but it will not die. Osborne's had transferred Itself to his brother. So his heart
sank. But he had learned toleration.
"Well, I'll give you three mouths. But
you must study to make up for It."
"Three mouths nothing! What's the
matter with six'/"
"A good deal Is the matter. You'll
lie nearly 18 in six mouths, and you
don't know ns much ns the average
boy of fourteen. Of course I'm not
blaming you for that. You haven't hail
a fair chance." Osborne forgot that,
at IS, he himself had passed the competitive examination.
"I guess I haven't—at that or anything else."
Young Osborne bad gone barefoot all
his life, and hud never hud a whole
new suit of dollies to his back, nor a
dime to call his own. Osborne gave
him dancing pumps and various seemly suits nnd a reasonable allowance.
But he thought the allowance small.
"Say, Herbert, I can', make out with
that measly ten. Make it fifteen, will
you?" he complained.
"No," said Osborne.
Osborn*.'s "no's" were always definite, but Alexander persisted. "Why
not? Yo.i'vc a lot more thnn you need."
"I kne tv best about that. Ten dollars
is enough, and It's all I can give you.
I've yotu education to pay for, recollect. Y'or've no expenses outside of an
occasional theater ticket and tennis
ball—or yni shouldn't have."
"Youalways did catch all the plums,"
said Alexander.
Then the i.nall orderly gave Osborne
a letter from the girl. Osborne locked
himself lu his work-room, nud read It
and believed every word of It. And
living—even /for others—seemed a hard
thing for the next few days.
Alexander felt his oats promptly. He
excelled at baseball, he learned tennis
and dancing by  magic, and  he  rode
welt Osborne had never been so popular. He had served the Mammon of
Ambition exclusively until he bad
transferred bis allegiance to tbe God of
Love.   Since then lie had been a mar-
The   Manner   ln   Which   The?   Hake
'    Their Home and Rear Their Young.
"Some Common Bees and How They
tyr—and martyrs are more pleasing In' Live" Is the title of an article by A. |
stained glass than iu life.    And uow I Hyatt Verrlll, in St. N'lcholas.     The |
he returned to the first cult, and Ainbl*! writer says:
tion filled him. He rejoiced ln bis i If you will look carefully along the
brothel's beauty, which was of the , under side of the ledge on any old board
Bertie Cecil type, lu his magnificent; fence, you will probably be rewarded
stature, In his agility and his athletics. [ by finding oue or more round holes,
He mounted him on the finest horse to about half an Inch ln diameter, and as
be had In that part of the country— ] true and smooth as though bored with
and wore a shabby uniform himself all t an auger. By placing your ear close to
winter. He read with him for two the wood you may often hear a low,
hours daily, and was well pleased I buzzing sound Issuing from within. If
when the boy remembered just enough ! you nre patient, aud will watch the hole
to give his conversation a peculiarly \ for a short time or strike the wood ln
brilliant turn. He argued great things ' Its vicinity a sharp blow, a large black-
froni this when Alexander should go to and-yellow Insect will come tumbling
school. But when he went to school,. forth, and fly buzzing away. "A bum-
Osborne saw the truth. blebee!" you exclaim.    "What was he
"Alex, the account of you Is very [doing in there?" But, nevertheless, you
bad. You've barely scratched through j are mistaken; for although In general
on two things, and you've failed on! apearance she certainly does resemble
mathematics altogether. I've told you our bumblebee friends, yet should you
that mathematics Is the test at the compare the two, you would find Ihem
Point," Osborne admonished. ! quite different.   In our new acquaint-
"Oh, come, I say; let up, Herbert, i nnce the stripes nre pale ocher-yellow
I'm trying to learn this piece." lie j Instead of the rich golden color of the
picked on with beautiful absorption at; bumblebee; and the yellow pollen bag-
the   guitar    the lieutenant bad given t kets on the bind legs of the latter nre
replaced  by  a   brush   of coarse,  stiff
This Insect Is the "large carpenter
bee," nnd well named she Is, too, for
uo human carpenter could bore neater
holes, or chisel out the wood to form a
do It, you know how It is going to be I dry and cozy home better than does this
done. Don't you? None of it depends little creature witli no tools save those
on you except the study. I can't make ! Nature furnished In the form of sharp,
you drink, but I'll take j*ou to wuter j horny mandibles or Jews. After boring
and keep you there until you find   It, the bole to the depth of about au Inch, j
"Put up that thing and listen to me."
Alexander   obeyed,   as all  men did
when Osborne willed.
"I am going to get   you Into West
Tolnt at 20.  When I say I am going to
will be easier to drink. You can go
back to the ranch If you like, but I'm
not afraid you'll like. I don't want to
treat you as a small boy unless you act
the part of oue. You can learn, nnd
you must learn, or the theaters will
stop, aud the hops will stop, and the
guitar will stop—also the tenuis. You
have been cutting time, but henceforth
you will study four hours a day, and I
will sit with you to help you aud see
that It Is done."
So four hours out of every twenty-
four Osborne put to the use of teaching oue who did not wisli to learn. Density cau be bored through with pn-
teinece. It ls the India rubber of Indifferent cleverness that resists. After
some of the struggles, Osborne would
lie awake for the rest of the ulght from
sheer nervousness. The boy slept with
unruffled brain.   The lieutenant almost
the carpenter bee turns at right angler
to the entrance, nnd patiently cuts a
long tunnel, a foot or more In length
parallel to the surface of the wood.
The completion of this long, dry chamber necessitates hard, unceasing labor
for several weeks, and then the little
carpenter combines business with
pleasure by taking frequent excursions
to sunny fields nnd gardens, to gather
honey and pollen from the flowers'
store. From the nectar thus obtained
she forms a paste which Is packed
closely lu the end of her newly built
house, nnd on It lays a sir.gle egg.
Next, small chips, made In boring the
hole, ure brought, aud mixing them
with a secretion from her mouth, she
fastens them on the sides of the tunnel, working round and round In a
spiral, each turn of which reaches nenr-
er the center; until finally, a thin wood-
came to forget the girl. But never < en partition is formed, walling off the
quite. A letter would come when Alex- egg and Its little store of honey-paste,
ander was most Inert, and Osborne Against this wall more honey Is packed,
would stare straight in front of nim another egg laid, a partition built, and
and grit ills teeth, nnd wonder thnt a I the operation repeated until tbe cham-
mati could live with both sides of bis ber is completely filled. The lirst egg
nature thwarted and cut back. laid Is the first to hatch, and the tiny
But he had his reward. Alexander
went into the Academy at 20. He was
the handsomest and most popular cadet In his class—nud he failed In the
first year.
Just bow such things ure done no one
ls ever quite sure; but In Osborne's
case it must have been sheer force of
determination. Alexander wns reappointed, and he himself was made instructor nt the Point.
He stood over tlie cadet with the
slinging lash of bis ambition; and
Alexander wns graduated fifteen. Osborne unwisely look some credit to
"Nonsense," said Alexander,"I'd have
done It alone. The first miss wns only
bad luck; don't think It's your circus."
"It doesn't make any great difference
to me whose circus It is, so tliat you
come out all right. I'm only glad you're
getting some ambition,"
"Ambition be hanged I It's the one
word ln your lexicon. I'm sick of the
sound of It. It Is the sin by which the
angels fell. Look out you don't fall,
angel brother."
"I'm not likely to fall, but I shouldn't
mind It, If It put you on a mountain
"No heights for me. I can't breathe
rare air," answered the younger.
Now, in the course of army events it
came to pass that a strange fate made
Alexander Osborne second lieutenant
In the troop of which his brother was
first lieutenant. And the first lieutenant
continued his ambitious goading. Alexander was Independent nt present, and
resisted to some purpose. He would
not spend his nights In study nnd his
days In wire-pulling. Tlie War Department did not reward that sort of
thing, he snid; It was action It approved. Walt until his time for action came
—then he would satisfy his brother
grub comes forth and at once
commences to feast upon the food so
providentially placed within his Utile
chamber. Finally he goes to sleep, and
while be slumbers his skin grows hard
nnd brown, while ridges and protuberances appear upon lis surface. At last
the little pupa bursts open, and n perfect bee comes forth, with his shining
black head close to the dainty wall his
mother built. This, all unmindful of
her toll, he Immediately tears down,
only to find his way to freedom cheeked
by his next younger brother or sister,
still asleep in its pupa case. After waiting patiently the pupa which bars bis
progress hatches out into another bee,
who tears down the wall to his own
cell, to Hud another pupa barring his
way, when both are compelled to re-
malu by the pupa beyond. Finally the
last bee is hatched, and, breaking down
the barrier which bides the world of
flowers and freedom from his view, the
whole brood swarms forth to try their
restless, gauzy wings iu the bright sunshine.
Ho "Wore Overalls.
"My experience ns a baseball inan-
iger wns down In the oil regions when
money wus plenty and sporting blood
wns at fever heat. The most formidable
team with which 1 lind to contend was
lu a neighboring town, nnd whole fortunes changed hands before the championship was determined. The crowds
were so strongly partisan that a few
dozen stalwart policemen were always
a necessity. We had to pay umpires
princely salaries and I never knew ono
Df them to preside nt more than a single
"So close had boen the season's play
that we were tied, with tlie decisive
contest to be had iu our town. For some
reason tliat I have never been able to
And the time for action did come, [fathom, three of my best players had
But the action was disappointing. They ; disappeared, aud among them our crack
marched two hundred miles, and then | pitcher. I had enough men, but they
mnrched back again. Alexander com- j vt-ere not the right men. I guess that
plained loudly that he had had no oc- r there must have been wholesale bood-
caslon to display his prowess In battle. **ng on both sides, for when the oppos-
Ho should have been quite safe in  \ag team  came to count noses  they
this, for thnt evening they would be
once more lu Grant. But the Indian
host Is not to be reckoned with. At
sunset—within ten miles of the post—
the Apaches caught the battalion In a
ravine, and kept it there until well luto
the ulght.
First Lieutenant Osborne was with
his sergeant and another lieutenant
when he came upon Second Lieutenant
could liud but eight. The flower of the
Hock wus missing, nnd our fellows felt
Jubilant. The enemy made a big effort
lo defer the game, but the umpire, one
of our selection, stood pat on the proposition they they must either play or
forfeit. Just to stimulate fairness wc
allowed them to choose any player they
could Hud In the enormous crowd, nnd
they decided that they would at least
Osborne crouched down between two L**e fighting.
rocks, bis arms clasped over his bent ..'rhelr selection wns n six-footer, slim
head nud his carbine dropped on the „„ „ nghlnlng rod, loose in every joint,
ground beside him.
There was uo mistake to bo made.
The other lieutenant hesitated, the sergeant drew bnck. But Osborne went
up nud touched his brother with his
"Lieutenant Osborne," he snid lo the
Junior, "go and report to the olllcer lu
command, Captain Clarke. I shall have
red-headed, freckled and wearing a unl
form that consisted of overalls and a
check shirt. And he went Into the box
while the thousands shed tears because
nf laughter. The first ball described
the outlines of a ruin's born, uud then
shot over the plate with n sizzle. He
lind more wrinkles than a rhinoceros.
He could start a ball toward first base,
preceded you aud have reported you toward third base, In any direction ex-
for cowardice." Lept behind him, and the next thing
He went ln search of the Captain, Lou ,Voiil<l bear was 'strike.' Our fel-
nud made his report, nnd Second Lieu- *ows c0„1(iu.t have hit him with lawn
tenant Osborne was sent under arrest: u,nuls ,.at.kt,ls ol. minnow nets. They
back to the dismounted horses in the  Blinl,iy paralyzed us nnd carried away
l*enn-fylvanla Town Xenrly Wiped
Off the Kiirtli—I'laiin-» Started
From A (Vila Jet ln A Livery
Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 5.—A special to the
Express from Wellsville, N. Y., says:
The little lumbering town of Austin,
Potter county, Pa., was nearly wiped oil
the map by file yesterday afternoon. At
about il o'clock a team drove into tlie
livery of 1{. W. Phillips with a liuul of
straw. The wagon struck against a lighted gas jet and in a moment the whole
building was ablaze. The livery of P. A.
Gallup, just nortli, was soon in Haines,
and tlie fire started for the business portion. It was found necessary to blow
up the wooden buildings used as n drug
store by George Helming ill order to keep
the fire from the mills.
A south wind was blowing and carried
the lire to the Methodist church and parsonage of the Presbyterian church und I
the new opera, house. The flames then j
turned toward the long line of wooden I
dwellings, mostly occupied by employes j
of the big Goodyear sawmills, and so of
the houses were soon being burned to the
'llur big pumps, which arc supplied by
a uiillpond near the village, and which
are used only in ease of fire, were found
to he entirely useless ou account of the
scarcity of water, the pond being at this
season very low. A special train was run
from Costelle, whicli carried to Austin all
the fire apuratus which could be produced
in tliat town.
Turner is the. street in which all the
dwelling houses nre situated. Tonight it
is a smouldering mass of ruins. Only live
dwellings are left in the town. Fully 000
persons are homeless and nre seeking refuge, in tlie few business houses on Main
Insurance men who are upon the scene
of the disaster place the loss at from
$10*1,000 to $225,000.
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Victoria, B. C, Oct. 5.—Collector Milne
has received n letter from the Canadian
customs ollicer at Tugish lake, stating
tliat he wus about to forward $10,000, the
amount of duty collected from prospectors
who took American goods over the Ska-
gnay and Dyea trails on their way to
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rear. Then tbe first lieutenant threw
open his blouse and covered his breast
with a wide, wliite silk handkerchief
that gleamed even In the shadow, and
walked out Into the full moonlight.
It was matter of only a moment before the hidden Apaches saw Ijlm with
the white target on ills bosom. And
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"Mr. Grumpy, why did you discharge
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Mrs. Staleflrm (who mistakes Dr.
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the mill. Thc mill will employ about 250
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From Fifteen   to  Twenty  TIioumhihI
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Early in September there was another
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which resulted in the killing of 200 rebels
and ninny Japanese soldiers. Captain
Takeuchi, who commanded the Japanese,
cut down .30 rebels witli liis own hand.
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Washington, Oct. 2.—The president has
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The great street railway strike "n
Vienna was won by the employes, who
gave the bosses to understand that they
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