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INER.
THIRD YEAK,   NO. 125
GKAND FORKS, B. 0.. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1898.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
THE WORLDS NEWS IN BRIEF.
Occurrence!* of All Ivliuls nt Home
nnd Abrofid—liiformntloii for the
Curious—Item* of Aeclili-ntu and
CrlmcM—1'eraona   Worthy   uf  Note.
Four new eases of yellow fever nt Or*
wootl, .Miss.
One new case of yellow fever neur Wa-
terforil, Miss.
Aster's Honduras syndicate will pu*h
ils work along now thut Ihe war is ended.
General Miles' plan is to reduce the
army by reducing the number of com-
punics iii .i regiment.
The king of Korea and the crown
prince, who were ill from supposed poisoning, nre recovering.
Benoit, Miss., reported free of yellow-
fever. .
Italy is emuged ut Colombia over tlie
Cerrutl claim.
The free soup kitchens in Havana nre
being gradually closed.
The peenn crop of Texas is almost a
complete failure, and prices ure advancing.
Tho Fourth United States infantry returned with £35 men to Fort Sheridan,
111., where it was located before being
culled out.
Two million bicycles have becn mude in
the world since the wheel was perfected.
Mount Vesuvius is in violent eruption,
nnd  the spectacle is the grandest since
1872. '
Detroit, Mich., has been chosen by the
Sons of Veterans for their encampment
in 1809.
The treasury department has received
$180,000,000 thus far from the side of war
bonds.
'The supply of food nt Dawson is reported lo be sufficient to carry .tlie camp
through the winter.
' More thun 4,000 Jews joined the volunteer regiments in the United States lo
fight against Spain.
The Indians in Supin, Ariz., nre left
destitute, in consequence of tlie destruction of their Crops by a recent storm.
A committee of three statesmen having
no interest in the rase will be selected to
determine the Alaska boundary.
During the extremely hoi weather lu'st
August Dakota fanners did their Held
work nt night by the light of the moon.,
Heirs to Ihe estate of George JI. Pull-
ninn sny that debts agaiust the New York
property, worth $700,000, will wipe it out.
The cartmen who haul sand to ltome'for
builders work 10 hours a duy for 35
cents and sleep in the stnblcs .with, their
mules.
The queen regent of Spain visits daily
the sick soldiers who hnve returned from
Cuba, and attends personally to tlieir
needs.
During a riot among striking plasterers
on the outskirts pf, St. Louis, one mnn
was fatally and 'three others seriously injured.
The account book of the paymaster of
thc Spanish cruiser Cristobal Colon, sunk
at Santiago, wns found on the beach at
Middlctown, R. I.
Resident-Spaniards of Havana have
held meetings' to protest against the delay
of the United States in recognizing the
independence of Cuba.
Jliss Cora Flood, daughter of the California millionaire, has donated Jlenlo
Park mansion and 040 acres of land to
the University of California.
Tho Japanese press is almost unanimous in expressing the hope that the
United States will permanently retain and
govern the Philippine islands.'
ln Green county, Ky., near Greonsburg,
14 human skeletons have been found in
a cave. Thc remains are evidently those
of a prehistoric people.
The Kankakee river, in Illinois, is said
to be slowly drying np, on account of
the drainage of the swamps from which
it receives its supply of water.
The annual convention of the national
Baptist association, at its meeting in
Kansas City, decided to enter the missionary Held in Cuba immediately.
Bradstreet reports the crop impairment
in August proved to be less than feared,
and the average condition of the leading
crops, notably wheat, corn, cotton and
potatoes, is better than one year ago.
Jfajor General 'Davis has disapproved
the findings of, Ox*'court..martini ih tlie,
case of Captain Duncan, accused of tampering with confederate soldiers' graves
und ordered the captain released from arrest and returned to duly.
The gov-jnbmcnt .will sifnd troops to
garrison Cuba early in October. ,      ,
Spanish ti-obps from Cuba and Puerto
Rioo are to be landed at didllerent ports
ill Spain. '   '' • -.    • A
Jlrs. Jefferson Davis is prostrated ovcr
the death of her daughter. Miss Winnie
Davis.
Retiring sea seal herds arc disappcnYliig
so rapidly as to threaten extinction of
the scaling industry.,.       ,.
Australian rabbit skins arc being converted into seal skins for the American
market.
The Italian government hns recommended to the powers thnt International
action to bc taken against anarchists.
Fully 2,500 people (ire homeless,-'and a
loss of $2,500,000 was inclined. by the*
incendiary fire at New Wcsfrfilister, 11.
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Thc Italian government hiis notified
the czar that if the^ope is'represented
at the peace conferoiiee,*' Itftfj^will  not
he. ...       ':,*,   ji,■       u»Jl
Four-ycor-ofd.^Ediy'araV*'Pastukj .die.''
in convulsions in New' York-city, iiftcr
being scratched and bitten by a mad cat.
Mrs. Bright, living at Portland, Ind.,
was so badly stung by myriads of maddened bees that she may die from hcr
injuries.
Governor Tanner has decided thot the
battle ship Illinois sliall be christened
according to the time honored custom,
with champagne.
It is reported at Seoul, Cores, that a
high official of the palace ordered the
royal cook to poison lhe food of the king
und crown prince.
New York city council has formally
thanked .Miss Helen Gould for her generous and charitable inteiest in the siek
Soldiers ami sailors.
William McDonald, a prosperous ranch*
man near Kl Reno, Oklu., was assassinated by claim jumpers, who were jealous
of his prosperity.
Greut alarm is felt in Naples and the
surrounding country over the action of
.Mount Vesuvius, which hourly becomes
more threatening,
A Hungarian invested $500 with two
"green goods" men ut New York uud succeeded iu beating them ut their own
game, scouring #2,080.
Two difficult tasks before the American commission in Culm ure the ilisunu.i-
nicnt of the volunteers ami the disband*
ment of the Cuban uriny.
W. W. Stephens, a farmer near Salem,
Ind., threshed 3,000 bushels of whe.it oir
05 acres, an average yield of 41 bushels
per acre.
Wulinsli, Ind., is being flooded with
spurious silver dollars. Many have
found their way to the bunks and many
huve been passed upon merchants.
The attempt on the part of Japan to
extend her authority over the savage
tribes in (line interior of Formosa has
caused another rebellion in the island.
Bones of long deceased Indians have
been exhumed near Providence, R. I.,
and it is now recalled that the place was
un Indian biirinl ground ovcr 100 years
ago.
The war department has decided that
tiie remains of Brigadier General Haskell,
who died .suddenly at Columbus, O., shall
be intciTed in the national cemetery at
Arlington.
The liritish ship Loanada and the
American bark Gray LyuwOod were
blown out to sea from the port of Bar
badocs, and are supposed to have becn
lost in the recent hurricane.
An audience in a theater in Havana
hissed a play on the Dreyfus ease, and
forcibly ejected four Frenchmen from the
building. The repetition of the play has
been forbidden.
In the United States lnst^yenr the
number of milk cows increased ubout 25
per cent, and the number of other eatllc
over 30 per cent, while the number of
sheep und swine slightly dei-reused.
The government of Hayti has changed
its mind since the recent West Indies
hurricane, and will permit the United
States signal service to establish a station' at Mole St. Nicholas.
Cargoes of New Zealand nnd Australian butter recently shipped to London
have been reshipped to their starting
jioinU, as the home price for butter is
now much higher than the Knglish prices
obtainable.
A fanner near Richmond, Va., has a rat
dog which he has trained to worm the
tobacco plants in the field. The dog
does his work as well as a laborer and
the owner saves thc wages of a farm
hand.
The dense smoke, coupled with fog,
which now hangs over Lake Michigan
and Lake Superior, is causing numerous
accidents to vessels, 'fhe cause of the
smoke is unknown. Four vessels are reported stranded.
Tho pioneer plninsninn Alfred Fenton
died at his home iu Kushville, Mo., where
he resided 50 years. In early days lie
engaged in freighting across the plains
of Kansas and Colorado, and amassed a
fortune, now'valued at $200,000.
'An Italian-English syndicate has secured thc first concession ever granted
by thc Chinese government to a foreign
corporal ion, acquiring a right to open
and work mines and operate railways entirely free from Chinese control.  '-
The emperor of Austria has founded the
order of St. Elizabeth in memory of the
late empress. Medals will be conferred on
women and girls meriting distinction in
the various vocations of life, or for special religious, humanitarian and philanthropic work.
Thc government lands in California—
the best settled of the far western
-.tales—constitute 58 per cent of tlie total area of that commonwealth. In Arizona they are 70 per cent, in Montana
78 per cent, in Utah 82 per cent, and in
Wyoming 80 per cent, in Idaho 89 per
cent, and in Nevada 05 per cent. Uncle
Sam is still the lurgest land holder in
the west.
CHINA  SHOCKS  THE  ENGLISH.
Ili-i-vfiiM In Danger,
London, Sept. 23.—According to a Paris
dispatch the convicts at Cayenne, in
French Guiana, have mutinied, and it is
feared that prisoners to the number of
4000 will regain their liberty.
Devil's island, .where former Captain
Dreyfus of the French army is confined, is
but a short distance from Cayenne. It is
possiblo the revolt may bo the death
knell of tho prisoner, whose guards aro
under strict orders to kill him if any attempt is made to deliver him or if .there is
uny possibility of his escaping.
Made Him Nervou*.
Denver, Sept. 24.—Chaplain J. P. Mc-
Inlirc of the battleship. Oregon, who is
visiting here, has been stricken with nervous prostration. This will likely delay
the assembling of the- court martial ordered to try the chaplain for his alleged
unfair criticism of officers of thc United
States navy.
French Win n l.'luhtr
Finis, Sept. 20.—An official dispatch
from St. Louis,, Senegal, French West
Africa, says a force Of 'Soudanese sharpshooters in the French service hns defeated an nrniy of Sotas under one of
Samody's chiefs, capturing 5,060 men. t
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' A Gerfnnn doctor of reputation prescribes aluminum as' a cure for rheumatism. A finger ring made of this metal
joined with another generates a gentle
current of electricity, which, he says, effects a perfect cure.
It is estimated that two-thirds of the
male population of the world use tobacco.
Tlie folley ut lOuu litml lis., lle.-i, De-
feuted In chlnii by shrewder
II u.Mla—Worry Over the Soutlnii
I'lxuedltlun—< Fran,..- In ,i Terrible
Condition.
Loudon, Sept. 20.—The recent dramatic
development of the Chinese puzzle came
us a disagreeable shock to the people of
Greut Britain nud their chagrin wus intensified by the fact that Ihey were revelling iu their apparent diplomatic triumph iu the disgrace of Li Hung ('hang
and the wane of Itussiuu iniiuence. Not
only in Great Britain but abroad thu
queen dowager's plan is interpreted us u
fresh defeut of British policy.
lt is generally believed that the mis-
sion of the Marquis Ito, the Japanese
Statesman, to China, for the purpose nt
attempting lo bring ubout un offensive
und defensive alliance between Jiipun und
China was the hist straw which aroused
the tigress iu the empress dowager and
enabled the Russian party, led by Li
Hung Chung, to regain its iniiuence. lt
is well known that thc Chinese in spite
of their defeat in tlieir war witli .Japan,
still regard the Japanese as inferior beings and tlie intense hatred of the dowager empress for anything Japanese is also
an acknowledged fact.
Advices received here from the European
capitals indicate tliat political clrcleo anticipate the reinstatement of Li Hung
Chung in power and that the reactionary
wave in China will lead to a closer understanding between tlie United States, Great
Britain and Japan, resulting in combinei]
pressure iii favor of reforms. The French
newspapers rejoice nt the prospect of Li
Hung Chung's return to power, simply
because it would be unpleasant for Great
Britain.
Tlie Temps, referring to tlio reform
edicts of tlie emperor of China, says:
"His reforming ardor was marked by
more zenl liiun discretion. To suggest
tliat the mandarins publish tlieir accounts
of receipts and expenditures wns like
plucking out their souls.''
Kngluud  nud  the  Sondiiu.
The impatience here to learn the out.
come of the journey of General Sir Herbert Kitchener to Foshoda is in no wise
allayed and although the press on both
sides of the channel is calmer this week,
yet anxiety is evidenced in Great Britain in regard to the effect which the determined action of General Kitchener will
have upon France in view of the critical
political situation in that country. There
are fears tliat the French authorities may
seek a foreign diversion from their internal strife. The Parisian newspapers,
however, adopt a more compromising
tone und instead of declaring thut the
French Hag will never be lowered at Fa-
shoda they now put forward the occupation of that place by Major Marc-hand
as a lever by which France may be able
to obtain advantages elsewhere.
The Eclair, for example, says: "Great
Britain must buy our renunciation of our
claims thero as she bought Germany's."
The Temps also declares the question
is simply one of coming to an agreement
on the conditions of exchange.
Alarming* Situation In France.
The alarming situation in France rivets
the attention of Europe. The excitement
is increasing hourly, new revelations are
expected und a military coup d'etat would
not surprise anybody. The weakness of
M. Brisson, the premier, over the affair
of Lieutenant Colonel Piequart, who is
now in secret confinement in the military
prison of Cherche Jlidi, placed there apparently without thc knowledge of the
government and in spite of the fact that
he was in the hands of a civil court, has
disgusted even his own personal friends,
who call him a coward and a dolt, while
the enemies of a revision of tlie Dreyfus
case, accuse him of being a hypocrite and
of having sold himself to a Dreyfus syndicate, an organization which is undoubtedly existing. General Zurlindcn, who is
once more military governor of Paris,
with tho recognizance of General Chit*
noine, who succeeded the hitler as minister of war, acted without reference to
the premier, JL Brisson, who* with a * majority of his colleagues, was completely
diimfounded at his proceedings.
Tho supporters of the cabinet decline
that Jf. Brisson, in order to save thc constitution, should dismiss Chanoinc and
ZUrlinden, and even arraign them for
treasonable conduct. Only bold action
will secure the supremacy of civil  law.
One satisfactory failure of thc prosecution of Colonel Piequart is that the
war office lias engaged to give him an
open trial, which M. Brisson insisted upon
before he consented to the prisoner's
transfer to the military prison of Cherche
Jlidi. The friends of Colonel Piequart
declare that if lie is publicly tried he will
throw floods of light upon the whole
mystery. . . >
IDAHO BETS A BUILDING.
A whole yields 48,000 pounds of train
oil.
America uses 14,000,000 cigar boxes au
minify.
The Atlantic ocenn is crossed monthly
by 1,000 ships.
The Japanese    chrysanthemum occurs
in 209 shinies of color.
. The state health  officer   advises  tlie
total depopulation of the-city.      .**'-.-'.
In the manufactories of Persia a day's
labor extends'from 5 a. m. ^o 8 p. m.
A church- ut Seidliffe, in Bohemia, contains ii' chandelier made of human bones.
A herring weighing'six ounces or seven
ounces is provided with about 30,0(K)
eggs.
The Jfarquis Ito of Japan has gone to
rekin to arrange an offensive and defensive alliance between Japan and China..
Playing cards were first printed about
1350. It iB estimated that the present
annual output exceeds 7,000,000 packs.
AIhu  Ilecelve.   the  Weather   Ilurenn
Service lit IIoInc.
Washington, Sept. 20.—Senator Shoup
stay in Wushington during the Inst two
weeks lias been productive of several
good results for individuals and enterprises in the state of Idaho. First of ull
he came to Washington to learn the rea-
son for the delay in the construction of
the public building at Boise. The senator wus assured before he left here lust
July Hint the work on the public building
would be commenced oil an early ilule.
When he returned here he found that
practically no progress had been made.
In fact the supervising architect's utlicc
hud about decided to let the woik go
over until next spring, dunning that the
weather conditions in Idaho were stic'u
that no material advantage could be
gained by beginning the work iu this full.
Senator Shoup appealed at once to the
secretary of the treasury und hud no diili-
cully iu convincing him thut the weather
in Boise in the winter would not iu any
way interfere with the const ruction ol
lhe building. The secretary at once directed the plans for the building to be expedited in the architect's office.and ulso
ordered the preparation of advertisements
to be at once issued for the various details of the construction.
Weather Durean Service.
Senator Shoup fills also been laboring
for several ycurs to secure the establishment of a weather bureau ut Boise, u
general bureau for the stute of Idaho, it
was not until this year tliat he was successful in having a sufficient appropriation
made for that purpose. The secretary ol
agriculture assured the senator lust July
that the bureau would be promptly established, but owing to the extension of
the bureau service in the West indies, it
has been delayed. The senator had a conference with Chief Moore to learn when
the service for the state of Idaho could
be established and received assurances
tliat it would be done ubout the Urst of
October.
Tlie office whicli will be opened in Idaho
will be state Headquarters and of the first
grade, having a line complement of Instruments which are now being prepared
therefor. To prevent a great rush of applicants for positions in the weather bureau olliee at Boise, il muy bc stated here
thnt ull the employes will be under the
classified civil service, and will therefore
be selected front those skilled in the
weather bureau work iu other cities. But
one exception to this is the position of
messenger in the office, which Senator
Shoup has already secured for Charles
C. Garrett of Boise.
A  WOMAN WOUNDED  A  MAN.
Another   Chanter    1.    Added    fo   the
Dl.srraee   uf   ihe   French   Nation;
the  Dreyfus  Case—The  Hdltor of
Lit  l.auti-rnt-  Shot   for Slander.
Paris, Sept. 20.—Mme. Piuilinier, wife
of M. Chillies Ernest Puiilinier, member
of the chamber of deputies from the de-
piirliiiciit of Calvados, has added another tragedy io ihe bewildering Intricacies'of Uie Dreyfus plot. Mme. Paul-
mier Friday entered lhe offices ol l.u J-iji
leine uud asked to see M. Milleraiul. M.
Mlllerand was absent and M. OHIvlor,
who was present, stepped forward 1" ie
ccive the lady, who, without any explanation, w|)lppod out a revolver and llred
twice, JI. Ullivier fell t., the llool* wound
cl.    Ile was taken lo a hospital.
.Mine. 1'iiiiliiiier was taken into custody
uml when questioned answered coolly: "l
wish lo kill il. Milleraiul.*'
She explained Hint l.u Lanterne had
slandered herself and husband because
her husband had written the letter lo
General Chanoinc, the minister of war,
with rcferi e to pulling a stop to  the
attacks upon the army provoked by the
Dreyfus affair.
The alleged slander published iu La
Lanterne Was contained in an article written by a journalist named Turol, ami not
by JI. Mlllerand or Ji. Ollivier, in which
mention was made as to the conjugal relations of .Mine. Puiilinier and her husband.
Thc article, it is presumed, was published without JI. Jlillei'iind's knowledge.
One of the bullets llred by Mme. Puiilinier entered Ollivier's chest and the
other struck him in the armpit.
l'lci-iinrt   Is   Stilled.
The military authorities have accomplished iheir plan of stifling Colonel Piequart by placing him mi secret. Colonel
I'ii'qiinrt's friends have been denied admission to the prisoner. His counsel, Jlnitre
Laborie, has twice appeared at the olliee
of the clerk of lhe court martial und up-
plied to sec his client. On both occasions
he was informed Hint 1'iequart had been
placed uu secret and could bc seen only
on un order from the authorities which
order JI. Laborie has been unable to secure.
iji Liberie predicts important action by
the council tomorrow which may result in
tlie convoking of thc chambers.
ONE SPANISH WARSHIP RAISED
The Infnntu Miiriu Teresa Hum Been
SucceNHfiilly Flouted.
Playa del Este, Guuntanamo, Cuba,
Sept. 25.—Tlio wrecking company engaged under Lieutenant llobsun in the
Work of raising the wrecked Spanish
war ships, has succeeded in floating the
cruiser infanta Ahuia Teresa, 'ihe cruiser, after being got alloat, was taken in
tow by the Potomac, and convoyed by
the cruiser Kew York, the Scorpion ami
the Alvarado, proceeded to (-Juantanauio
bay, where slie arrived last night.
The successful issue of the attempt tu
float her was greeting with the" blowing
of whistles, mc lire of national salutes
and 'by cheers in which tlie Cubans joined, disturbing the noon siesta.
Oil' Siboney the barometer and the
wind indicated tlie approach of a hurricane, and the towing power was increased.
The Newark under Captain Goodrich,
rendered valuable assistance in the work
of saving the Maria Teresa.
The cruiser is being put in condition
for lier trip north by the repair ship Vulcan.
Only  Trophy  of  Sttiitlnffo.
The Infanta Maria Teresa has always
been one of the favorite war ships of the
Spanish people, possibly because of hcr
name. She is an armored cruiser of
about 7,000 tons displacement, iier speed,
When in lighting trim, is believed to be
something over 20 knots an hour. Her
battery at the time of the battle ofT Santiago consisted of two 11-inch, 10 5.5-inch
and a number of rapid fire guns. She
has an 'armor belt of 12 inches over her
most vulnerable parts.
lt cost Spain over $2,000,000 to build
lier, but! she was sunk by Admiral
Schley's Hag ship Brooklyn in 20 minutes. Of the six war Ships Spain lost
ou that memorable day in July thc Infanta .Maria Teresa is the only one that
will ever lloat again.
Third  Victim of the  Flre.
Pre.scott, Ariz., Sept. 20.—Dr. K. \V.
Butcher, who was badly burned while
trying to save two women nt the fire of
September 7, died today from the effect*
of the burns, making the thint victim of
thc lire.
The WiiHhlnvton Doyi.
San Francisco, Sept, 24.—A sergeant,
corporal and 12 privates of Battery i,
third artillery will relieve the battalion
of Washington volunteers undev Lieutenant Colonel Tife, whieh has been stationed at Angel island, California. Tlie
battalion will rejoin the two others *it
the Presidio1 aud get ready for the trip
to Manila.
' No fewer than 12,000,000 acres of land
have been' blade fruitful in the Sahara
desert, an enterprise rern^senting perhaps the most remarkable example of irrigation by mains of artesian wells which
ean anywhere be found, -   ,
Thc making of lucifcr matches is a
state monopoly in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Koumnnia nnd Servia.
The total number of chemical works
registered in all parts of Germany is
0,144, with 125,440 employes.
Washington   Troopa  i.eml.
San- Francisco, Sept. 2(J.—Brigadier
General Miller says he may go to .Manila
on one of the first transports to leave
with what remains to him of his First
brigade, of which the Wa.-diingt.on regiment is now considered a part, lu that
case Colonel Funston will take thc Kansas, Iowa and Tennessee regiments and
go last.
Should no general ollicer be assigned to
duty as commandant at the Presidio, -Major G. JI. Kin/.ic will bc Gene ml Miller's
successor to that  title.
The rain which began on Saturday
night has caused the issuance of orders
by the military authorities at the Presidio to have all defective tentagc immediately repaired or replaced. Major
Rafter of the Twentieth Kansas, chief
surgeon of the division, says he thinks
tlie men will get.along nil right iu tents
during the few weeks remaining to tht
forces here before their departure for
Manila.
All that now delays their sailing is the
non-arrival of transports. The first of
tlie returning vessels should arrive here
this week, and it will take'at least a
week for them to reeoal and load supplies,
so that they could not hope to gel away
under JO days afler they make this
port.
IDAHO.
The L'nited Stales signal service station ut Uoise will open ou October 1.
Pocatello, iduho, now has telephonic
communication with points in southern
Idaho und principal towns iu  Utah.
The schools at Pocatello opened with
(100 pupils in attendance. Twenty one
teachers are employed.
The Odd Fellows of Montpelier have
laid the corner stone for a new lodge
building.
Charles Steunenberg of Allii.ui, in Cassia county has sold his interest in the
Times to liis partner and has gone to
California for his health.
'The fruit growers of tlie Potlatch have
caught the dryer fever, and several besides I hose already built will be constructed before the fall is over. \Y. c.
I'ii'i'inun of Ynllmer will begin work on
one, similar to the one in .Moscow, and
of equal capacity. 'Two curs of prunes
woro shipped last week, and more will be
Loaded this week, as (he price still holds
up enough lo make il puy.
An outfit ol eight wagons, 7.1 head of
horses, and babies enough tostorl u cuuplt*
uf new school districts, passed through
Orangevllle lust Sunday, bound for the
Nez Perec reservation. 'The party came
over the stale road from Weiser by wny
of Warm .Springs and Florence, and are
from Wyoming.
Tlie work on Trinity Episcopal church
at Pocatello, Idaho, is being pushed nhend
us rapidly as possible. The steel ceiling
has arrived from Ohio, and will be placed
in position nl, onee. The windows arc ordered from Chicago, und it is expected
they will bc here in a few weeks. When
completed this will he l.y far the lines',
church iu the state.
The state horticultural society met in
Lewiston lust week. Two meetings were
held—one ut 2:30 and one in the evening,
The lirst session was a very instructive
one for the horticulturists. The second
meeting wus a public reception, at which
a line program was rendered, consisting
of addresses of welcome, music, recitations, papers nnd talks on fruit topics.
At n meeting of the school board ol
Uoise, Idaho, the question of thc tax levy
wus discussed nt sonic length. An esl.i-
mule from ex-Secretary Himroad was presented, giving the year's expenses at $30,.
4.10. To this lhe board added $2,001!,
and on that busis the levy wus fixed at
$1 on tho * 1*10 of assessed valuation. Lust
year the levy was SO cents. 'The increase
is mnde necessary by numerous addition.
nl expenses in llie way of Improvements
ut tlie school buildings, and by reason of
the fact thnt the district assessment is
$100,000 below what it was last year.
The total assessed valuation of the district
is $1,0*14,000. The levy will raise $10,340,
and the money received from tlie apportionment will bring lhe total up to $,*12,-
440.
9 DARING TRAIN ROBBERY
SAFES WERE BLOWN TO PIECES.
Seven Uesiierudoe* Held I i, ii Trulu
UU Kiii.si.h rn. Hi.- Itullroud uud
III. .. the lliiKKiiiy.- Cur li.lo Si.lln-
t.-rN—Old -tut Molest Hie Pu*.cutters.
Is Kouscvelt 1 ii.'lliiil.l*.?
Albany, .Sept. 20.—The supporters of
Governor Black have exposed their hand,
which has been responsible for tlieir great
confidence in their ability to defeut Colonel llooscvelt for the gubernatorial nomination and which makes the nomination
of the colonel an Impossibility.
Colonel llooscvelt, they say, is "ineligible" to run as a candidate for governor of this state at this time because public records show tliat he is a resilient of
Washington eity.
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, when seen,
said lhe story of his not being it resilient
of New York stute wus without foundation., Colonel llooscvelt did not seem very
much woiried about the matter.
will  1'iittliiiiil  Fight.
'.Wei Hui Wei, Sept. 2(1.—Tho British
battle ship Centurion, the llagship of
Vice Admiral .Sir Edward 11. Seymour,
commander of the liritish ileet in Chinese
waters, sailed suddenly under Boaied or*
ders, accompanied from Cliee Poo by the
battle ship Victorious, the first class
cruiser Narcissus, the second class cruiser llerinioue, the torpedo boat destroyer
Paine, the torpedo bout destroyer Pert
ami the dispatch bout Alacrity.
It is supposed .their destination is
Taku, nt the entrance of the river leading
to Tien Tsin, tlte port of Pekin, for the
purpo'se of making a naval demonstration there. .... "      *   ' ■ ..
Mtswa nt ltc-nrrcctlnii liny.
SMI' Fiuncisco, Sept. 20.—The schooner
Ilow'hcnd returned from Resurrection pay,
Alaska, today. She had on board 25 miners who have located claims in thc nortli
and who allege that there are good mines
in the district they have.been exploring.
'Ih.. Colon \evi.
Washington, Sept. 20.—The navy depart ment has confirmation of the report
that the Spanish ling ship, the Mnrin
Teresa, hns been floated. The vessel will
be brought north nnd eventually will become a part of the United Stales navy.
'Tlie work of raising the Cristobal Colon
will uow lie taken ur.
MONTANA.
The Montana slnle association of Baptists will meet in Butte on the 20th of
this month for a four duys' session.
The Philipsburg public schools opened
with an enrollment of 340 pupils.
The contract for building the stute cap*
itol has been let to the .Molilalia Building
company of Unite, who agree in do the
work for $280,801. 'The coinpnny agrees
to mnke use of such stone as the commission might designate, and mado a bid
iu a lump sum I'm* thu entire work, including the boiler house und tunnel, the
plumbing nn.l the steam heating, and
without deductions for departures from
the specifications.
Elwood Mead, state engineer of Wyoming, is in Helena inquiring into irrigation in Molilalia for the United States
government, lie will remain in Helena
for a few days mid then visit other parts
of tlie slate, where he will seek information upon methods of irrigation, ' the
means taken to secure wuter rights and
all other data that might be valuable in
a work to be Issued by the department in
the near future. Jlr. Mead is known
throughout the country in circles interested in the subject of irrlgution. His
state was the lirst to take advantage of
the Carey act and under the system employed there many thousands of ncres
have been reclaimed und now make hornet
for settlers.
The democratic, populist and silver re-
publican state conventions met in Anaconda lasl week', The sensational feature
was the nel ion of Governor Robert 11.
Smith, lie wns a democrat until 1H04,
when he turned populist. He was elected
governor in 1800 by the fusion uf the
populists and democrats, He was a dele-
gate lo the present populist slnle eon
rontion. J-nst week the governor bade
good bye to lhe populists and visited the
democratic convention, where, being ue
corded lhe privilege of the Hour, he an
iniiiiieed a desire lo re-enter the demo
emtio party.   He was warmly welcomed.
ENGLAND WAS TURNED DOWN.
A   Secret    Treaty    With    Clilnii   Won
.S.luued.
London, Sept. 24.—A dispatch to the
Globe from Hong Kong gives lhe details
of a secret convention signed nl Pekin
-Maroh 27. It appears that the Chinese
thereby concluded an agreement with St.
Petersburg by whicli China ceded Port
Arthur and Tulien Wan, stipulating that
only Russian nnd Chinese warships shall
enter or dock at Port Arthtir. Russia,
it appears, gets exclusive use of thc in-
ner harbor of Talien Wan, sole administration of thc ceded territory nnd a
tract of land north of Talien Wan designated as the Duffer belt.
Ore Shipments From Itosnlnnd.
Rossland, B. C, Sept. 20.—Shipments
from Rossland mines for the week ending
September 23: Lc Roi, 2,277 tons; War
Eagle, 1,233; Iron Mask, 00; total, 3,670;
total shipments since January 1, 1898, 70,-
831 tons.
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 20.—Seven
masked meu held up the west bound Mis
.soiiii Pacilic passenger train, known us
lhe "Liule itoek and Wichita express,'
between Lcids uud Dawson, seven miles
fiom Kansas City, Friday night. To prevent interference they first smashed the
telegraph Instrument! at the   Belt line
staliiui, the junction of the Belt line ami
lhe Frisco, and marched the operator, 11.
.M. ilisey, bcfoie ihem to a point half a
mile east.
While the two men covered lliscy others   Hogged   the  tiuln    und  quickly   cov*
eie.l Engineer slocum and Fireman West-
ion and compelled ihem to dismount and,
detaching the engine nnd Pacific express
cur, ran them down the track a mile and
a hull' toward Dawson. The passengers
were unmolested.
At a desolate spot up the road the baggage ear was quickly broken inlo, great
quantities of dyiiaiinle placed ui>oii the
through safe and the local safe placed
nu top of it. So much explosive was
used lhat tlie cur was literally blown to
splinters, and the safes were thrown
away to one side of the track. This morning nothing but thc fragments of Uie local safe could he found and the through
box was wrecked.
'The express officials absolutely refuse
lo make a statement of Uie loss, saying
simply it was small.
flying debris from tlie shattered ex-
I press ear carried down Uiu telegraph wires
along the Frisco track, which parallels the
.Missouri Pacilic at the point of the rob*
i liery, and completed lhe stoppage of telegraphic communication begun at the Belt
line slation. It wus, therefore, some
time before news of lhe robbery became
known and still longer before a wrecking
crew could be secured. A new* engine
hud to be secured, as that which Uie
road men had been using had been killed.
It was 3:20 Saturday morning before
lhe wrecked baggage, which had beeu
strewn in all directions, was gathered together, the train made up and the trip
soulh continued. The robbery was undoubtedly one of the boldest ever committed in this locality so noted for holdups.
Operator ilisey has delivered to the police a card which he says one of thc robbers handed him hist night. It Is signed "John Kennedy, Bill Ryan, Bill Anderson, Sam Brown and Jim Redmond,"
anil purports to convey the Information
that these men were the highwaymen.
Insur-tent Hunt Tukeu.
Manila, Sept. 20.—The United States
auxiliary cruiser McCulloch has captured
the insurgent steamer Abbey, formerly
the 1'usig, 00 miles soutli of Manila, 'The
Abbey, it is believed, hud landed 7,000
rifles. The insurgent boat followed Uie
American vessel inlo Cavite. Now the
Americans contemplate taking possession
of tlie entire Insurgent fleet because the
vessels are Hying an unrecognized Hag
and are liable to seizure as pirates by
the war vessels of any nation.
The American cruisers have gone north,
where the steamer Pliillipinas is landing
troops.
Steamers which have just arrived
brought ninny Spanish officials and refugees from the southeast part of the Island of Luzon. 'They report that the insurgents are overrunning the country,
destroying property and the hemp crop.
Sanguinary conflicts have taken place ul
Cebu and lloilo.
'There has been an outbreak of smallpox
in a California regiment here, but only
six cases of a mild type are reported.
A   Reception   to Army   lloyn.
Omaha, Sept. 20.—The event of Uie ex-
position Friday was the recepUon tendered the Twenty-second UniU-d States
Infantry, which returned to the garrison
here a few days ago. The boys were tendered a dinner by the exposition management.
The record of the exposition attendance went to smash Thursday* it was
52,273.
.Major Qenerul Nelson A. Jliles will be
present and deliver an address on Army
day of the peace jubilee*
Secretary James Wilson of Uie department of agriculture has also accepted ill
Invitation to he present.
Northern l'nelne Ileitis.
Milwaukee, Sept,   20,—Special   .Master
Carey has Hied a decision in tho United
Stales court of great importance to Uie
general creditors of the Northern Pacilic
Railway company, Carey finds there is
slill due the company, uithough it has
succeeded in acquiring the entire property of lhe Northern Pacific, the enormous sum of $80,202,081, with interest
from September 1.
'The only tangible assets of the Northern Pacilic company that remain are Uie
lands east of the Missouri river in North
Dakota and Minnesota. These lands
are ill possession of Receivers Bigelow and
Mellenry and ore valued at not more
than $18,000,000.
The claim wjhlch tlio mn.*tter allows is
founded upon the proceedings in the sale
of the road. Tlie railroad was bid in by
the Northern Pacific Railroad company
for the nominal sum of $12,,r>00,000, many
times less than the property is actually
north.
Glass is not used for the windows of.
houses in Manila. They are glazed with
translucent oyster shells.
Siill*..1   for Honolulu.
San Francisco, Sept. 20.—The steamship
Australia saii.nl this afternoon for Honolulu with a large number of passengers
and a full cargo. Inqiortant dispatches
for the commander of the y\meriean ga-
rison at Honolulu were placed in charge
of the purser liulf nn hour before the
ston nier sailed.
I
-«*«,««« THE   MINER.
THE MINEK Is ;>rlule<l on Saturdays, ami will
be mailed to any address In Canada or the
United States lor one year on receipt ol two
dollars,   single ooptes live cents.
CONTRACT At* i. I'll *i:MI!NT.siusi it
ratcolt"! per column Inch per month.
TRANSIENT ADVERTISEMENTS inserted al
theruteof 15 centsiier nonpareil line Urst
Insertion. Advertisements rnnning Ior a
shorter period than three months areclaased
transient.
CORRESPONDENCE trom every  purl ni tlte
Yale PUirict ami eontrouhlcattons upon live
topics always  acceptable.  Send in your
hows while it is fret,h, and  we will do the '
rest.
JOB PRINTING turned out In lirst-cliiss style I
at the sh.irti'st notice.
Address F. H. MCCARTER i SONS.
  quasi, Fohks. n. c.
V. H. MclMBTKR. Sli  Busineis Msnimer.
<-,. Kaki, Mci'artkii Editor.
Fha-skH   MiClimB. Jr  Secretary,
partv as was tbe general election of | charge for anv work should be, he shall
January, 1874, lor the conservatives, forthwith apply to tbe head of his de
From that period until the general elec-  partment for instructioas with regard to
tion, on the
servatives,
23rd of June, 1896, tbe con- j .^ same
NOTICE.
T HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT SIXTY DAYS
upon successive occasions,
nl Uie I *T var'cd minorities,succeeded in retaining power. The liberals since tbe election of iSi-6, bave won nearly all tbe
by-election, tlieir policv appearing to be
that which the people demanded and
approved of. Those shortly to take
place in the east will be watched with
interest, especially that in North Sien-
coe, rendered vacant by the death of
ate Dalton McCarthy,Q C.
alter    date I   intend    In   apply
*   nd "'
RAILWAY NOlES.
Carson Lodge I. O. O. P. No. 37.
• &&HY- ME**:'rs EVERY SATURDAY KVE-
^?3$$     i.i,m ,11 - o'clock  in  Iheli hall nt
'■•'-V^     Cnr.011,   II     C:    A  eordinl Invitation extended to*U rejourning brethren.
It'll   M.CI.ARK, N.U.
II. M. Ok.nis, Seeretiiry.
NEW RULES MADE.
Attorney-General Martin's CivU Service
Views.
Hon. Joseph Martin, attorney-general
is making himself very much felt in all
the departments with which he has anything to do. Here are some of his recommendations given without any alterations whatever:
"The undersigned has the honor to
recommend that the effice hours of all
Construction work is now tinker way
the entire distance between Brooklyn
and Cascade City,
Contractor Welsh has commenced
work on four miles of heavy rock immediately east of Cascade.
A large nunibtr of Italian laborers
are reported to be on their way from
Brooklyn to woik on the contracts alon,-
the North Fork of the Kettle river.
Mr. Phillips, wbo has had a contract
en tte switch back between Brtokyn
and Cascade, was in lown this week ana
rented a bouse and will move his family
here lor the winter. Mr. Phillips expects to get a subcontract in this vicinity.
Jas. Uegnin's outfit, who has a two
mile contract adjoining town on the east,
has arrived and work wilt-be commenced
soon as the  engineers finish cioss
the
Chief Commissioner of Laud mid Works. Vlc-
1 toria. It. 1."., for permission to purchase the lol-
1 I,.'.. lug described triti't of land .-intuit- in the
, OsoyiK), Division of Yale District: Coiliiiienc-
■ Ing nt 11 post planted 1111 the Northern biiua of
' Fisherman Creek near the crossing ol the 11*11-
: eon rom! l.-aditiK to the B. C. mine; thence
j Booth eighty cliuTlis: thence Eust lorly chains;
. ihenee North eighty chains; theme Wesl lorly
I chain, to lhe ooint'ol eniiimeiu'emeiit, contain*
I ing three hundred uml twenty acres.
1 HlT-olll] V. W. RUSSEI.I-
Uraud Forks, 12lh September, 1S9S.
County Court Notice.
The sittinj* ofthe County Court of Yale will
lie liolilen at
NOTICE.
Fairview,   Thursday, October,
1898.
at the hour nl 11 o'clock in lhe forenoon
By Couimmand C
Government olliee, osoyoos, j
Kepi. 1st. 1SSS. I
3tn,
A. R   1.AMI1LY
D. K, C. C.
&**ii>)+m\wA*MrwfS$rW
AUTUMN AND WINTER
■ Stock Is now Almost Complete at	
W. R. Megaw's
N"
SATURDAY,   OCTOBER   lit,   '«<,«
If all reports ne true
present aldermen have
then it is not a very big ono.
Fresh snow predominated on the
hills east ol the city Thursday morning
Jt makes one think ol the appioaching
-winter—and cummer earnings.
We tiust Alderman O'Connor will
permit tbe balance of the city council to
take some small part in the matter of
accepting the work cf filling in the
ilougbs
ATTORNEY General Martin is looking after liritish Columbia interests at
the International Conference now in
session at Q icbec. Joe will let the
members ol tbat body know tbat there
is such a place on earth as British Columbia.
officials and employees  of the govern- j lecnoning.     As  there  is   considerable
rick work to be done Mr. Dcgnin expects to have several month's work here.
Engineer Rice came in from Rossland
Wednesday tvenii g. He came over
the tote road Irom Brooklyn and tepotts
a great amount ol activity all along the
line. Between the summit and Cascade City camps are established every
mile and several hundred men aie employed on the works
Chief Engineer Tye, of the Columbia
& Western railway, left Trail last Thursday for Montreal, wbere he had been
summoned by wire on tratteis pertaining
to tbe peimruent location of the route
between Christina lake and Midway.
Whilo there the qtesiion of light of way
through tie city will be settled.
THE members of the Semlin government, who went back to their constituencies on September 171b—namely,
Jlejurs. Semlin, Martin, Cotton and
Hume—were returned without opposi
tion. This is as it should be; if th re is
any light to be made on the government
it should be made when tbe legislature
assembles.
The present government U raceiving
ccnsidcrable unfavorable comment over
the removal of Mr. R. E. Gosnell, the
late provincial iibrorian, who as an official, was known as a bard working and
most pains taking, one. who served his
employers faithfully. The only reason
Jor his dismissal it is claimed, was to
•sake way for some hungry, gaunt office
seek :r who wanted to get a "pall" at the
public teat.
ment of the province of  liritish  Colum
i bia including officials and employees ol
  I the  supreme court  ar.d  county courts
I and land registry officers be trom q in
some of the the forenoon till 12:30 in the afternoon
a "mit." But and (rom 1:30 p. in., till 5 p. m„ for all
lhe days in the week except Saturday
and Sunday and for Saturday that thc
office bouts shall be fiom 9 a. m. till 1
p. in. Tbat any offices of the government at which the pubic are accutomed
to do business except tbe offices of tbe
supreme and county courts and land
registry cfticis be closed from 12:30 p.
m.to 1:30 p.m. and alter 4 p.m., the
officials and employees to remain at
work from 4 p. m. until 5 p. m. notwithstanding the closing of their offices to
the public. Tbat in the case of the officers of the supreme and county courts
the same shall be opened to the public
from 10 a. m. till 4 P- m. except on Saturday when such offices shall be opened
to the public from 10 a. m. till I p. m.
except during vacation when said offices shall be opened to the public from
10 a.m. till 2 p. m„ during vacations
the officials und employees of said supreme and county courts shall be at liberty to leave tbeir offices at 2 p. m.,
only in case all work on hand is fully
completed but said officials and employees shall be bound to remain in
their offices during vacation as aforesaid until 5 p. m. if tbe work in their offices require such attendance or if they
Jt takes from three to four days for
the Miner to reach Cascade City, although it is only about thirteen miles
and there is supposed to be a daily mail
tiet ween the towns, leaving here at 3 a.
m and arriving there at 5 a. m. Mow
tbe question is, where does this service
delay in transmission? Is it in Grand
JTorks, en route, or at Cascade City?
Here is a nut tor the postoffice inspector to crack.
OWE 18 HEREBY HPVEN THAT AS Application will he made to the Parliament
of Canada at tlie next session thereof, for
an act to Incorporate a Company to construct
and maintains railway from a point on the International Boundary Line at or near Cascade
citv British Columbia, thence tn a wemerly direction (ollo-wlni- the valley of the Kettle river
tn a point ou the said Boundary Une-sat or
near Carson, also Irom another point on the
said Boundary line 111 or near Midway, thence
northerly, following the valley of Boundary
creek to apotnt.aJ.out twenty t'iBt miles north of
Midway, with power to construct, ami maintain
crunch lines and at the said Bonn.lary Line to
connect wllh and 10 operate the whole In con-
juiulii,11 wiih the Railwav Line ol tlie Spokane
Falls and Northern Railway Company, with
power to the company to eoustriu't, operate und
maintain teleKraph and telephone Heel, as well
lor coinincrel.il purposes as tho business of th"
railway, and for ull other necessary and usual
power,.
Dulcd the ISth day ul July. A. D , IBM.
lloliWKLI. A I1U1T.
Solicitors I'.r the Applicant*.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
MINING
KECORDS.
Sept.
Records of Mineral Locations   From
ISth to September 28th, 1898.
September 16—Mountain Chief, Burnt Basin,
John McNcdy. Delaware aud Apex, Burnt
Basin, George Owen. Bunkerhill. Carter
camp, Chas. Cuming,. Lexington, Carter
csjiip, c M. Tobhwen.
September 17—Btlrdine, Christina hike, \V, IT,
Latin. Nankipoo, Central camp, A. J. Flelt.
('.olden Crown, McRae creek, Frank Hick*
enson.
September lfl—Marbcl, Mcltae creek, H. A. Denton Hamburg. North Fork, A. J. Stewart.
Kelson, Mcltae ereek, 0. E i.eaeh. McCool,
McRae creek, J. \V. McCool. Unique, Me-
Eae creok, H. O. Strutton. Hoe, MeUae
creek, J. P. Graeber,
Mr. Archer Martin, of Victoria,
litis Ijeen appointed Puisne Judge of the
supreme court of this Province in the
place of Mr. Justice MeColl, who was
recently mado Chief Justice. The legality pi tbe appointment is being question by the legal fraternity of the province. Section 7 of the Supreme Courts
Act of British Columbia specifies the
words actual practice at the bar of tbe
court for ten years in connection with a
judge of the court. In this respect il
appears that Mr. Martin is lacking.
ment of tbe Attorney-General. Tbat in
the case of lhe land registry offices the
same shall be opened to the public from
9:30 a. m. until 4 p. m. except on Saturdays when the same shall be open until
1 p m.
"That all officials and employees in
the supreme court or county court and
land registry offices shall be in their ot-
fices at 9 a. m. and remain there every
day except Saturday until J p. m. except as above provided.
"The public offices to which this recommendation applies shall bavenotices
placed on the door ot the same informing the public of the ofiice hours for the
public that no official employee shall
upon any ground absent himself from
his office during the said office hours
without the consent of tbe head of his
department.
"That in the case of the supreme
court and county court and land registry officers one hour shall be allowed to
each employee in said offices for lunch
on every day except Satniday and that
time for going to lunch shall be from 12:
30 p. m. to 1:30 p. m. tor all employees
in each of such offices except one who
shall remain in said office for keeping
the same open to the public from 12:30
p. m. till 1:30 p. m. and shall go to bis
lunch at such time as may be fixed by
the chief official in such office but for a
time not to exceed one hour.
"That any violation of this recommendation shall be considered fo warrant the dismissal of the person violating the eaflle. Tbis regulation shall
come into force on and after the 16th of
Sept., next.
"That all orders-iu-council conflicting
with this be rescinded so far as such
orders-in-council do conflict with this."
He further sets himself forth as follows:
"fhe undersigned has the honor to
report that it has been brought to his
notice that in many instances officials
and employees of tbe government are
in the habit of collecting and receiving
money for various seryiges connected
either directly or indirectly with their
work as such government officials or
employees.
"That in the opinion of the undersigned such action Is prejudicial to the
best interests of the province.
"The undersigned would recommend
that no official or employee of tbe government be allowe*}, under any excuse
whatsoever, to collect or \o receive for
his qwn use any moneys for any work
connected directly or indirectly
with tbe performance of his duties
as a government official or employee
whotber such work was done during office hours or alter office hours.
1 That no goyernmept official or employee shall be allowed to engage in
any business or employment of any
kind whatsoever other than his work as
a government official or employee, without the consent of tbe Lieut.-Gov.-in-
Council.
"In case any person is employed by
any department in doing work which
does not require the whole time of inch
person the instructions to such person
from such department shall explicitly so
provide jnd all such persons shall be
excepted from the provisions of such
recommendation.
The month ol September yill always "That all moneys collected or receiv-
be a memorable one in the history of ed by any government official or em-
JLlanada. Upon September 17, 1878, a I ployee s)iall be accounted fof to lhe use
general election was held, which result- uf th,e government, and in case any of-
)J4{L Justice McCqli. has heen appointed j*. Royal Commissioner to inquire into several doubtful transactions
which have come to light in the Lands
and Works department. One transaction in particular which will be made
the .ubject of the most rigid investigation, is what it had to do with
payments in connection with the new
parliament buildings. It appears that
just before the general elections the late
government paid to one of the contractors a sum of $30,000, whicb it claimed
he bad no right to receive.
The following resolutions were adopted by the Dominion Labor Congress
in session at Winnipeg last week:
''That whereas the question of increased
taxation of Chinese has each succeeding
year been urged on tbe Dominion government by this congress, and whereas
no anion has been taken by the government in roepunse to these appeals:
Therefpre bc it resolved, That this congress again urge upon tho Dominion
government the absolute necessity ol increasing the present head tax upon Chinese immigrants entering this country
'trom »so to $75."
PAY OUI! FRACTIONAL  MINERAL  CLAIM,
Situate in thc Grini'd Fork, Mining Division ot
Yale District. Where located:-111 Drowns
Cninp adjoining lhe Fathlluder Mineral
Claim.
T.'.KK NOTICE lhat I, Smith Curtis ns ng*
gout Ior Bunnell Sawyer Free .Miners
Certlllealc No. RISIllA, Anthony J. McMillan Free Miner's Certllleate No. :rj:liA, A. William Hart-Mcllarg Free Miner's Certllleate
No. HSIHSA and Smith Curtis Freo Miners
Certificate No. IOWA, Intend, Sixty days frnm
Ihe date ticruol, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certlllyaleol Improvements, for the
purpose ol obtaining* a Crown Grant of the
aliove elaim.   ,
And further take notice that action, under
section 117, muct be .commenced before tho Issuance of such Certllleate oi Improvements,
Dated tills 12th day of September, ISM,.
(SIT-Novl*!] Smith cobtis.
T*VR. WESTWOOD,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
-OFFICE-Next Post Office.
R.B. STANLEY SMITH, M. D. C. !L
.    (MeGllI Univ.)
PHYSICIAN, 8UR0E0N AND AOCOUCHEOH.
Coroner for Graud Fork, Mining Division
of Yale Dlsirici.
OFFICE:—Jubilee Hospital, Grand Forks, B. C.
T\R. E. H. THACHER,
DENTIST
Special
Office: Granite Block,
Attention to Gold Crown and
llrldgu Work
SPOKANE, WASH.
TT   S. CAYLEY,
BARRISTER AT LAW;
Solicitor, Etc.,
Oillce. Main Street,    -   GRAND FORKS, B. B.
FANTENTINE, VOLCANO AND SIHCKSHOCK
MINERAL    CLAIMS.
Situate in the Grand Forks Mining Division of
Yale  District.   Where   located:—Brown,,
camp,
TAKE NOTICE that I, R.A.Brown, free miner's
1   certilicate No. 80S5A, Intend, sixty days Irom
the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certilicate of Improvements, for thc
purpose ol obtaining a Orown Graut ol the above
elaim.   And Iurther lake notice that action, under section J17, must be commenced before the
isauatice of such certitieate of improvements.
Duted this 1st diiy-ol October. 1898.     lol-nOil
OHIIR  MINERAL   CLAIM.
Yale District.
Camp.
Where Located
ng DI
-In Wellington
Johnson
are requested to do  so by   the depart-  Sepiemher 2Q*-Uuck Horn, North Fork, A. L.
Rogers.   Sunneyside and Big Iron, Nortli
Fork, L. D. Wouldlord.
September 22-TIgcrand Bay Horse, Greenwood,
camp, John Dempsey.
September 23—Houlton, Summit camp, Robert
Harvey.
September 24—Randolph, Summit camp. R.
Stuart. EUott, Summit camp, II. R. Eliott,
Ulolu, Summit camp, J. C. Haas, Black
Canyon, Sutherland creek, O. E. Anderson,
fieptember JO—Royal, Christina lake. Chas,
O'Berg. Ban Ulnae!, McRae creek, Alpliouse
Flore. Air Line, North Fork, Joseph Poivn-
der.
September 27—Hillside, Christina hike, Thoma,
Huley. Little Giant, Summit camp, T. E.
O'Brien and II. S. Cayley.
September 'IA—Copper Chief, Greenwood camp,
J. McMeUi n. LexlDgton, Greenwood camp,
J. W. Deinpsey. L. C. V. K., Castle mountain, Geo. Cameron, W, K. Latta and Thos.
Keelar. Myrtle, fraction, Engle mountain,
T. E. Diilin. Berkshire, Clark's camp,
Frank Comstock. Tacoma, Clark's camp,
Geo. Ingraham. Ba Hcry, Clark's camp,
W. R. Moore.
CERTIFICATE of woaK.
September 16—King Johu and Royal, James
liiiii'V, Gem and Side Hill Star, John L-
Bjorueberg. Big Six, Sydney M. Johnson.
Pueblo, J. H. Fox and G. Hawley.
Soptember 17—Slttoek, Fraser River and Carl-
boo Co.
September 13—Evelyn, Snow View, Mystery.
Mermaid, Big Chief, Hecla, Lulu and Little
Chief, Peter Johnson and J. Thompson, et
al. Tin Cup and Kutncy, 0. K. Stocker.
Golden Cord, Peter Johnson. Red Chief,
Red Mountain and Ideln, H. A. Denson and
J. A. Seaman. City ul London, Frank Gome
etal. Nod Extension of Verne, J. 11. Johnson.
September 21—Bryant, C. G. Staples. Glen
Eyrie, Oeo. Hicken. Tin tic, Geo. Uleken
and T. Dartmouth.
September 22—Orphan, Thos. Wako mid Pro,
pectlng Syndicate of B. C.
September 23—Nero, Hugh Cropley. Green
Mountain, John Holm. Hallbarton, W. 0.
Wastcll. Rattler and Bijou, J. Gdlnas and
Alex Onion, et al.
Septemper gl—Sunset and I Don't Know, James
Bulllvant. Victor H, Frank Bailey, for
three years, (1897-ajj, (1898-99) and (1899-
1900).   No. 6, Mary Garland.
September 26-Railroader, C. A. Hagleberg.
Hopewell, A. Conncrs and W. A. Corbett.
Mountain View, A. dinners.
September 27— Red Deer and white Swan, T. E.
O'Brien and R. Gillian.
September 28—Caledonia, C. I. Wullis.
> TSAKBFERB.
September 20-Truekee, ell int., Frank.Cook to
Arthur II. Harrison.
September 21—Freo Puts, all Int., J. L. Mauly to
W. F. Lucian,
September 22—Viclorla, fraction, y^ int., f*. II.
Brotcn to Martin F. Wiles.
September23— Shlekshock and Einellnc, line-
tion, nil Int., Mrs. M. Mader to R. A. Brown.
Bel.tember'21 -Cardill*. 'a inl.. Robert Hewitt to
Hugh St. qui.min Cayley. Cltlek-a-mln
Stone, '/i Int, Jack Coryell lo 0. 1. Wick-
wire. Pearmau, ull Int., Robert Wt.j.l to
Edmond Wlckwlre and E. C. Carglll.
September 27—Rawhide, % int., bonded, Robert
Denzler, et al to M, II. Keefe and John Ga)
lean. Nevada, all Int., H. B. Tho.11 to
Charley Mathorson.
YAKB NOTICK that I. Sydney M. ..
acting for sell, Free Miner', Certllleate No.
4091 A, and as agent fnr Marcus Oppcnhei-
mor, Free Miners' certllleate, No. 89917; Thos.
Kirk, Free Mfiiers' certificate No. DMA: R. Feld*
man, Free MtneijB' certitieate No. 7987A, and
Jane RuBsell.Free Mliiers'cenlllcatc Nn.l4,020A.
intend, sixty davs.from the date hereof, to npply
lo the Mining Recorder fur a certllleate ol Improvement,, for the purpose of obtatnlng a
Crown Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, must he commenced beforo the Issu.
iinee of such certllleatu of Improvements.
Dated this 8th dny ol August, 1S0B.      [B13-015
The lack of sufficient school room
cum.uii's the members of the board of
education, wbo in connection with the
city council are trying to solve the problem of providing the necessary quarters to accommodate the rapid increase
jn the number of spbool children ip the
pity, The school question is one among
many others which tend to show the
evils of centralization of all legislative
power at Victoria. That system was
pecessary when settlements in the province were small and scattered. That
time is past. Thriving citjes are continually spripging up and are capable
pf managing their own affairs. Schools
are one ol these.
pd in the deteat of the I|licken?ie administration by a majority of 70. It was
j(s pronounced a deteat for   the liberal
ficiul pr employee bas any doubt as to
who.any work'done by him (her' includ
ed) should be charged for, or what the
LITTLE   BABE   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Situate inthe Grand Forks Mining Divison of
Yale District. Where located—In Wellington
camp, west of and adjoining the American
Kflglc.       ,, .
TAKE NOTICE that I, Fred Wollaston as
agent tor .John T. O'Brien, Free Miner's
Certitieate No. sti.'.l A. Intend, sixty days
Iront lhe date hereof, 10 apply to the Mining Recorder for a certilicate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
ilriuitoi" the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under section 37, must lie commenced before lhe issu
ance of such certificate nl impi'iiveiiienls.
Dated tills lutli duv nf August, 1897.
Date of first publication, September 3rd, 1898.
Date oi last pilbliciiti.ini Oclnlior *2il. 1H9S.
KEYSTONE  MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Grand Forks Mining Division of
Yale District. Wheie located—in Wellington camp,.
TAKE NOTICE that I, George W. Rnmber-
ger Free Miner', Certificate No. 14S88A,
acting for sell and .Agent for Joseph M.
Taylor Free Miner's Certllleate No 89918
and Philllph Feldman Fico. Miner's Certilicate Np. 798.A, Intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certllieate of Improvements, for the
purpore of obtaining aCrowu grant ol the above
claim.
And further taku notice that action, under
section 87, must be commenced before the lssu-
anoc of such certilicate of improvements.
Dated this 13th day of August, 1898.
Dated nl lirsl publication, August 18th. 1898.
Date of last publication, October 15th, 1808.
■p WOLLASTON,
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Etc
QRAND FORKS, B. C.
■HORBES M. KERBY,
Provincial Land Surveyor
And Civil Engineer.
Orrtcs, Midway, b. c.
Associate Member Canadian
Society   of Civil  Engineers.
n RAND PORKS HOTEL.
Barber Shop.
Centrnlly Located.   All Work Gauranteed to be
FirBt-ClasR in every Respect.
PETER A. Z- rm,     ■     ■     PROPRIETOR.
IN DRESS GOODS
We have a splendid assortment
in Heavy Serges, Covert Cloths,
Fancy Bouole Tweed effects,' eto.
Also Fancy Silk Plaids, Braids
and other Dress Trimmings, and
a uew lot of Ladies' Cloth Jackets and Caps. In our Staple De-
gart ment we showing Heavy
lankets, Balmoral Light Blankets, Flannels, Flannelettes,Sheet-
liigs, Ginghams, Prints, Etc.
OUR BOOT & SHOE
Department it well filled with
many new lines comprising" well
known American and Canadian
manufacturers best efforts. Also have Carpet Slippers and Rubbers for men, women and Children, and Heavy High Shoes for
Miners and Prospectors.
Wc have added many new goods to our
Grocery Department
and now can give you good attention in this line.    Hoping to receive a
sharge of^your patronage I remain
Yours Respectfully,
| H. SWEENEY, Manager.
• ♦v'-ir********* ****?*-***,***4**'&-w^-*Ww?r&w******'*i
Flrst-cluss in Every Respect.
Everything New aud Homelike.
Finest Wines, Liquors and
Cigars at the Bar.
Montana Hotel,
NELSON & CO., Proprietors.
Cascade City, B. G
Headquarters for Min
ing and Railroad Men.
MINE SUPPLIES
H. A. SHEADS,
-ASSAYER-
GRAND FORKS, B. C.
SAMPIESCIVEN PROMPT ANDCAREFUITTENTION
VJJ E. STACHB,
Bath  Rooms,
AND TOKSORlAl PARLORS.
RIVERSIDE,      -      -      •       (IRAND FORKS
T, G* COOPER,
Manufacturer of
Brick and Lime*
Contractor of all kinds of Mason Work,
mates on work.chcurfully given.
EstiS
pETER HANNAN,
Carpenter and Builder,
MAIN STREET, QRAND FORKS, B. C.
Estimates furnished on  Application.   Store
Fronts and Kixures a Specialty.
•   •   •   •   felt   ••••••     +
t COMMERCIAL :;
:; botel,       j
(l FKKDRTECK A PETERSON.
(» CASCADE CITY,   -   B. C. #
- ' Flrst-olAS, In Every Respect.
(, Best Brands Wines, Liquors and (,
(, .Cigars at the Bar. ,,
Want, a Saloon Hum!.
]. H. Bolan, an old botel man has
rented the old customs* houte building
and i' making arrangements to start a
liist-class saloon as socio as the required license is granted by tt^p city license
commissioners.
On Official Business,
C. A. R. Lambly, S. M., ana gold commissioner, arrived in the city last evening, lie iq pn official business in connection y.itli the provincial assessment.
He leases (or Cascadp Cjty thjs morning. 	
Fjtting up the Prgyince Block.
/\ large torce of men were started to
work yesterday finishing and fitting up
tbp   Province blpck, which will be converted into a first-class hotel.
Declared His  fntentiops.
]. K. Kelly has taken the initial step
to become a British subject, be having
recently declared his intentions to become one.
The British Columbia
Mercantile and
Mining Syndicate, Ltd.
tUSCAQlC Citv, Boumjaky, II. C.
We beg tq announce that we have
opened our new general (tore in the
above town. We shall carry a complete stock of miner's supplies, tools,
powder, etc., hardware, groceries, dry
goods and clothing. Miners and general public will be able to outfit here and
find all they, require.
Quality Good and
Prices Low.
Cascade City is the headquarters for
Christina Lake,. McRae Creek, Ijurnt
Basin, Castle Mountain and other mining districts.
We. beg also: to inform all tbose interested in injning that our assay office in
th") above town is now open under the
superintendence of an exeriencej as.
snyer and we shall be able tp undertake
all kinds qf assav work. Personal,
prompt and careful attention will be
given to ail work entrusted to us.
British Columbia Mercantile S Mining
Syndicate, Ltd.
CASCADK     CITY,     BBITISH      COLUMBIA
* l. Mcdonald,
Contractor and Builder,
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
Plat, and specifications drawn, estimates lur.
nlihcd -.n all klndsot building. Work; strictly
Uret-clnsr.. '
QUEENS' HOTEL,
UPPER GRAND FORKS, B. C.
DUFORD & CUSSON,   -   -   PROPS.
First-class in eveTy respect. The bar will al-
wuys bu found supplied with the choicest winus
and liquors.
FRANCIS' NEWS STAND
CASCADE CITY, B. C.
Stationery, Tobacco, Cigars,
Fruits and Confectionery.
Agent for the Spokesman-Review and al|
the leading paper, of the Province. Call
und see n*'*, next to the Montana hotel.
J. W-. JONES,
Manulaoturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
LOUNGES.  ETC.
DEALER IN HOUSEHOLD GOODS OF ALL KINDS.
0UAN1)   F0UK8,   B.   C.
ft^-Baw Filing and all Kind, of Repairing.
Arrived *£ «ae
A nice fresh ito
tionery, also fresi
Peaches, Pears, Oranges,
Lemons,   et
cheapest pli
Choice Cigars.
We carry one of the most complete ttockaof Drill Steel,
Powder, Caps, Fuse, and all other Miner's Supplies to be
found In the district. Everything is of the best quality
and our prices give our competitor* a shock.
GRAMTEWARE
We have a splendid Une of this elegant, cleanly and durable kitchen ware;   including a novelty in this section—
granitewaro fry pans.
a sure to please you.
You should try these, aa they will
BINDER TWINE
in demand aud w
demands of the ti
W.K.C. Manly,
Is afroln in demand and we are, aa usual, prepared to
supply the demand, of the trade with the best to be had.
Tin and Repair Shop in
Connection —*-**.
Bridge Street, Qrand Forks, B.
KETTLE
Stage
RIVER
Q. W. W1LLIAHS, Manager.
Daily from Marcus to Grand Forks
Greenwood City, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
and All Points on Colville Indian Resevation.
Stage Leaves Marcus on the Arrival of the Northbound Train, arriving at Grand
Forks at 8:45 p. m. Leaves the Forks at 4:00 a. m„ arriving at Marcus in time to
connect with northbound Train. Passengers from Kootenay )'"• make connection at Bossburg going nnd com ng.
Typewriting *£
ALL KINDS OF TYPE-
WRITIKO EXEOUTED IN
THE BEST POSSIBLE
MANNER BY
F. H. McCARTER, JR.
PRIVATE OFFICE ALWAYS OPEN, AND ALL
WORK PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
ONLY TflE BEST OF SUPPLIES USED.
MINER OFFICE, ORAND FORKS.
A nice fresh stock of Confectionery, also fresh fruits
LemoiiB,   etc.    The   best  and
cheapest place to buy
Bicycle livery agalu In running
order.
Remember the place	
JOHN DONALDSON,
Riverside Ave., snutli ot jelmonlco.
Brunch ot McRae  Undid*;, QhrlKtinn Lake
r-i RAND FORKS BLACKSMITH
 AND,—
Carriage Factory
Bill DOE 8TREKT.
D. M. FigNEY,  Proprietor,
The care of horses feet and up-to-date
shoeing made a special study. There is
nothing in my line of business <hat I
don't do and will-; makp you anything
from a wheelburrg'w to si j.-horse coach
_&aAaaaaaa*ha -Maaaaai ifca,ifc*s,s,„
ROUGH
DRESSED
LUMBER,
All Kinds ol
I House Finish,
;Sash Factory*
Store Fronts a Specialty,
Furniture Made to Order,
Saloon and Store Fixtures.
All orders will receive Prompt
attention,
E. Spraggett,
Grand Forks, B. G.
ffWf^-feMf^W-W-li-l**!***
ALEX MASON,
JvIerGhant Tailor
CASCADE OITY.
Full Line of Piece goods, Suiting*-,
Trouserings and Fancy Vesting.
Suits   Made
Order*
to
.Fit guaranteed or no sale........
ALEX MASON
CASCADE CITY, B. C.
Spokane Falls &
Northern,
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard,
Red Mountain Rail-ways.
The Only All-rail Route,without chant*
of cars, between Spokane, Rossland and Nelson.
DAILY  SERVICE.
Oolng North.                               •    Going 8outt(
U:27 a. m MARCUS..  11:13a.m.
Train leaving Marcu, at 11.111 a.
 -~ ill
m. make,
cloae connection, at -jpnkane Ior all
PACIFIC GQAST POINTS.
Close Connection} al Nelion with (teamboa I
Ipr Kaslii and «l| Roolenay I.skeffljnlf.
Passengers Ior Kettle River ap-)  Boundary
creek 00UU*Mf1|t Marcu, witb ,tag-*r ftailjr. '*
p. H. DIXON, a. Y. & T. A.,
8|io'k*ine, -A'mH, -     -    -    J\   JO
The Fanteniine, Volcano and
Shickshock.
TO BE CROWN GRANTED
Active. Operations  on  the  Property
to   Commence    ln    About
Eight Days.
R. A. Brown returned from Rossland,
last Thursday, Wbere he has been for
the past week on matters connected
with resuming operations on the Volcanic, which he expects to commence
about the first of October.
While in Rossland Ur. Brown made
all the necessary arrangements tor the
crown granting of the Wolverine, Iron
Cap and Volcanic, which be lately re-
staked as the Fantine, Shickshock and
Valcono.
Mr. J. Coryell, P. L. S., of Midway,
has been at work tbis week surveying
the properties.
The many friends of Mr. R. A. Brown
will be glad to learn that he has finally
been successful in his efforts to regain
possession of these valuable properties,
that bave been tied up by the Olive
Gold Mining company for the past two
years.
It will be remembered by many readers of the Miner that on August 31st,
18*56, that articles ot incorporation were
filed for the Olive Gold Mining company, for the purpose of operating the
celebrated Volcanic group of five claims,
about eight miles from here up . the
North Fork. The capital stock of the
company was $2,000,000 and the officers
were: S.P. Shope, of Chicago, president; John A. Manly, Grand Forks,
vice-president; Harry W. Treat, Chica-
go,.'secretary; Edward Blewett, Seattle,
treasurer. The trustees, in addition to
the- foregoing gentlemen, consisted of
W.'Call, of Midway, and Neils Larsen,
of this city.
According to tbe terms of tbeir agreement with Mr. Brown, the work of developing the property was to be commenced at once and a comp'ete compressor plant and all the other machinery necessary for tbe successful work-1
ing ot the property was to be installed
at an early date. How well the com-
panyh'as kept its agreement with him
every resident of this section knows—
and beyond contracting a lot of bad
debts with our merchants and others
nothing has ever been done by them
toward developing the property, At
the time of the organization of the company the property to-be acquired by it
was-tabe held in trust by John A. Manly
until such times as tbe company had
fulfilled certain provisions of the agreement, after wbich he was to transfer the
property to the company, and owing to
the failure of the company to carry out
their part the transfer has never been
made.
After waiting for several months for
the Olive Gold Mining company to
comply with their part of the agreement, and becoming satisfied that they
did not intend to do so, Mr. Brown set
about taking steps to regain possession
of bis property. With that view in end
be has been persistently working for
the past twelve or fourteen months, and
at last his labor bas been rewarded and
once more the title to the Volcanic,
Wolverine and Ironcap ii vested in his
name. Once again, in possession of the
property, which is pronounced by every
mining man of experience who has examined it, as being among the largest
and most promising on the North Fork,
or in the Boundary country for that matter, and the result of the development
work about to be done on the Volcano,
as it will hereafter be known, will be
watched with interest by every mining
man in' the' province.
Notwithstanding the fact the Olive
company have been defeated in every
move tbey have made toward freezing
Mr. Brown out, they are still throwing
every obstacle possible in bis way to
prevent him from commencing work on
the property. So far he has been able
to checkmate them, and he feels confident that he will be able to do so as
long as tbey care to keep up the fight.
As an evidence that Mr. Brown de.
{ires to deal perfectly fair and bonest
with tbose associated with bim in tbe
property before organization of the
plive company, and who invested their
anoney in the development of the property inthe early days, it might bi well
(o state that this spring when the claims
were restaked by bin, the first thing he
did was to notify all of them of his action, and dfsired to know what disposition should be made of their interest in
-the property. Invariably the answer
has been they considered that it could
not rest in better hands. With this as-
prance of good feeling and confidence
from his former associates, Mr. Brown
had easy sailing in the Matter of obtaining capital with which to develop his
property. Everything has been done
so qgietly, before anyone realised what
he vas doing, between $700 and $800
bad been expended in getting ready to
commence active operations.
Tbe persistency with which Mr. Brown
has labored to regain pos.essipn of what
rightfully belongs to biit) is worthy of
tbe commendation of everyone who
* (eels confident that he will now turn his
energies toward making the Volcano
pne of the biggeit mines <n the province.
May his brightest expectations be realized is the wish of the Miner.
In this connection a few words in relation to the Volcano mine, whicb is the
principal of tbe group, may not come
jqjis§.   1} lieg up the east si4e  of  the
North Fork qbout eight miles and is an
iron cap proposition with a junction of
metals, 300 feet to the right and the
same distance to the left of tbe point
where the tunnel is being driven by Mr.
Brown will tap the vein. Tbe ledge to
to the right bas been traced for ten
miles through the country, and at least
100 claims bave been staked off on it;
while the left band vein runs west of
northwest clear over into Greenwood
camp. The main body of the Volcano
runs northeast of cast and there are now
seventy-claims located on the ledge. It
is a low grade proposition, but enormous qnantity of ore insures its being a
paying one when ore is produced.
Inspecting Their Properties.
A. L. White, secretary-tre tsurer of
Knob Hill company, was in the city
Thursday on his way home from a two
weeks visit to the company's property
in Greenwood camp. At present Mr.
White has his headquarters in Montreal
and besides looking after the interest of
tbe Knob Hill, is tbe representative of
tbe Old Ironsides company in that city.
He was accompanied by C. Gait, of
Montreal, and Jay Graves, of Spokane,
both of whom are heavily interested in
tbe Knob Hill and Ironside companies.
In conversation with a representative
of the Miner Mr, White said:
"We came in last Sunday and spent
Monday andTuesday examining the work
being done on the Knob Hill and Ironsides, and are more than satisfied with
tbe results obtained. Just previous to
our arrival at ths mine the drift at the
bottom of the sbuft, which is down 200
feet, ran into solid ore which ,<jivos better values than tbat of the upper levels.
"Wednesday we went to White's
camp where we are interested in the
Lincoln and city of Paris, on wbich we
are at pesent installing a complete
compressor plant, tbe machinery for
which is now on the road between your
city and Ms'rcus."
Struck It  Rich.
Mose Burns and Sam Jerral came
down from Wellington camp, last Sun-
day.where they have been doing development work on the Palmetto for tbe past
several weeks. The work is being done
in a perpendicular shaft 5x7, and is now
down 30 feet.
Last week the boys uncovered a large
vein of very rich sulphide ore which is
improving in looks with each shot. The
samples brought to town by tbem have
every appearance of grey copper and is
pronounced by all wbo bave seen it as
similar in character to that of the Winnipeg mine in the same camp. No
assays bave as yet been made, but tbose
who are competent to know have no
hesitancy in predicting that it will run
over $50.
Mt. Chas. Van Ness and Mose Burns
are the owners of tbe property and they
are so well pleased with the showing
made, they will at once commence running a crosscut to determine the width
of the vein. The property will be
crown granted at once.
To Operate in the Boundary Country.
The King Mining company at a meeting of directors recently held in Victoria, B.C., elected the following officers. G. R. Maxwell, M. P., president;
Ross Thompson, vice-president; Smith
Curtis, treasurer; Angus McNish, secretary. The directors are William A.
Corbett, Greenwood, and Alex J. Mc-
Millian, of Rossland. Tbe complmy
owns the Eastern King and Western
King a tew miles from Rossland on
Lake mountain. On the former it is
said there is a very good surface showing, wbich assays up to«Ju in gold.
The directors also voted Sancreaso the
capital stock of tbe comtam^o |»,ooo,.
000, so as to acquire the OrolTHSro claim
in Summit camp, 12 miels from this city.
From samples taken two 'weeks ago
from this property; 17^ per cent, and
28 per cent, copper and $1.60 gold were
obtained,
MINING  NOTES.
Work has been started on the Red
Rock claim in Greenwood camp.
Work is soon to be resumed on the
Rathmullen group, in Summit camp.
Tbe shaft on the Sunset has reached
a depth of 175 feet. A drift will be run
from this level.
A force of men has been stai ted at
worn on tbe Cordick claim, in Summit
camp, wbich is owned by the Adams
company.
The machinery on the Mother Lode is
nearly in position. When everything
is in readiness, sinking with the drifts
will be started lh tbe shaft.
The drift at the bottom of the shaft in
the Old Ironsides, in Greenwood camp,
is in solid ore which is of a better value
tbat that at the upper levels.
Work is going on at the Stemwinder,
Smuggler, Morning Star, Gold Dutt,
Western Hill and a number of other
properties in Fairview camp.
The machinery bein:** placed on tbe
Morrison claim, in Deadwood camp,
will be in position in a week or two
when sinking will be commenced.
Mr. H. McCutchen, of Rossland,
passed through town en route to Summit camp, where he went on business
connected witb a mining deal in that
camp.
A large body of rich copper ore
has been struck on tbe King Solomon
Mine in Copper camp, which is pronounced by experts as being among the
best in the district. The King Solomon
belongs to D. C. Corbin and associates,
and is situated in Copper camp near
Greenwood.
John King, one of the old time prospectors of this section, passed through
town last Monday on his way to Spokane from Golden creek, op the South
half of the reservation, whero he has
heen operating since the reservation
tyas thrown open. He says that he has
jnade a good many locations during his
career as a prospector, and he considers that in one or two of tbpse be located on the ''South Half" he bas got some
Of {hf bjst he hgs'tyer TM-**Ci
RT IT
#200
Voted   to   the
Street Bridge.
First
WATER MAINS EXTENDED
There Were Five Bidders, but Oeo.
Chappel (Jets  the  Plumb,   His
Bid Being jo cents a Foot.
Tbe regular weekly session of the
city council was held on Friday the
23rd of September, 1898.
There were present at this meeting
tbe mayor and all the aldermen.
After the minutes of the previous
meeting bad been read and adoptnd tbc
following bills were referred to the finance committee: Doer, Mitchell &
Co., $79.59; A. Baumgartner, $2.35; R.
B. Thomas, {30; F. H. McCarter & Son,
$5 05, while the bills of the Grand Forks
Mercantile Co. for $125.96 and $173.10,
as well as W. K. C. Manly's bill of
$107,20 were referred to the power
house supply committer, on motion of
Alderman Manly seconded by Alderman O'Connor, carried.
A letter from J. E. Kelly, asking tbat
improvements be made on the fire ball,
was referred to the fire, water and light
committee on motion of Alderman McCallum, seconded by Alderman Knight,
carried.
A letter from Chas. Cumings in regard to a settlement was then read and
Alderman Knight moved that Mr. Cumings be allowed an estimate ol $800 and
that tbe city clerk issue a city warrant
for tbis amount and that the city treasurer be notified in writing of this motion, seconded by Alderman Jones and
carried.
Alderman Knight then moved that
tbe council go into tbe committee of the
whole, seconded by Alderman McCallum, carried.
The mayor then appointed Alderman
Knight chairman of the committee.
The following bids tor laying 2,500
feet of one inch water pipe were then
opened and resulted as follows: James
Addison, 20% cents per foot; E. E,
Stone, 26 cents per foot; Geo. Cumings,
30^ cents per foot; R. Gibson, 27^
cents per foot; Geo. Chappel, 20 cents
per toot.
Alderman Jones moved tbat tbe lowest tender be accepted, provided Mr.
Chappel will agree to sign a contract,
to be prepared by the board ot works in
company with the mayor, for the laying
of the above-mentioned pipe, seconded
by Alderman Manly; Carried.
Mr. Fred Cooper's statement of the
First Street bridge was then read, when
Alderman O'Connor moved, seconded
by Alderman Manly, that the city donate $200 towards the First Street
Bridge indebtedness; carried.
A letter trom tbe fire chief was then
handed in regarding the location of the
proposed bell tower. Alderman McCallum moved that this matter be referred to tbe flre, water and light committee, seconded by Alderman O'Connor; carried.
Alderman McCallum moved that the
city clerk be instructed to purchase a
book for the use of the finance committee, seconded by Alderman Manly; carried.
An ajdournment was then taken.
HARMONY LODGE NO. 12.
Only Nine Other Lodges of the Same
Order in the Province.
District Deputy Grand Master Thomas Har-. .*. of Greenwood, installed
Harmony Rebecca Lodge No. 12, at
Carson, last Wednesday evening.
The officers installed were as
follows: Mrs. J. Jaskulek, of Nelson,
Wash., Noble Grand; Mrs. Robt. Moll,
of Carson, vice-noble grand; Miss Belle
McLaren, Carson, secretary, and Mrs, J.
E. Kelly, Nelson, Wash., treasurer.
Tbe new lodge started out with a membership of eighteen and is the tenth
lodge instituted in the province. It now
only takes two more lodges to entitle
British Columbia to an assembly.
After tbe ceremonies were over the
newly made members and the visiting
members, twenty-seven in all, adjourned
to the Grand Prairie hotel, where a most
sumptuous repast, prepared by the McLaren sisters, Miss Elsie and Belle, was
partaken of. The visiting members
from Grand Forks were: Mrs. A. B.
Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Sloper, Tom L.tcy,
Fred Cooper and E. Spraggett.
His Second Offence.
William Dove, of McRae Landing at
Christina lake, who was fined last week
for selling intoxicating liquor without
having a provincial license, appeared
again last Tuesday before magistrates
Johnson apd McCallum charged again
with the same offence, this time two
witnesses swore to having purchased
whiskey from the accused.
The magistrates after reviewing tbe
evidence, imposed a fine pf $50 and
costs or two months at bard labor.
Mr. Lemay, of Greenwood appeared
for the defence in this case.
Postponed for Eight Days.
A. C. Sutton went to Cascade City,
last Saturday, in answer to a telephone
message from McPherson Brothers and
Stout, wbo have tbe contract for furnishing ties for the railway, requesting him to represent their interest in an
action brought against then) for cutting
timber from lands not crown granted.
The case was heard by Justices Forrest
and McCallum, who after hearing the
evidence remanded tha esse for eight
days. _2 !	
ornHl INSURE your prni*er|y witb Frank
rilvftl Sear,, ro-ireren'.ing Borocp) th" hp«l
(■ominwl-*, m -OT world,
I LOCAL NOTES,!
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"It's all right!"
"What's all right?"
Grana Forks Brewery Beer.
M. F. Folger is building a residence
on his lots on Winnipeg avenue.
Tbe work of grading on tbe Johnson
ranch was commenced on Satuiday last.
Ed Davis, of the firm of Jeff Davis &
Co., was -toing business in Cascade City
Thursday*
City Electrician Anderson's family
bave arrived and expect to make this
thtir permanent home.
Justice McCallum went to Cascade
City last Saturday to sit with Justice
Forrest in a limber case.
Fred Wollaston, P. L. S., will hereafter be found in the rooms over Mr.
Spraggett's lumber office.
Chas. Cumings, secretary and treasurer of the townsite company, has moved his office to the Alberta botel.
left. Davis & Co., sent a wagon load
of groceries and provisions to City the
of Paris, in White's camp, this week,
W. F. Wilgress returned Thursday
from Rossland. He expect* to be in
this vicinity for some time to come.
Klondyke Dick is the name of new
brand of cigar just received by John
Donaldson, which he will sell asaleader
four for 2; cents.
W. B. Davey and G. H. Chappel went
to Greenwood last week on business
connected with the securing of the
Greenwood water works contract.
A county licensing court will be held
in this city October 15th. All applications for licenses in the Grand Forks
Mining districts comes before this court.
Messrs, Cox and Jones have leased
the Harvey builcMng on the corner of
Bridge and First streets, and will open
a first-class cafe and bar, with liurnirhcd
rooms above.
T. J. Curians, manager of the Grand
Forks, has been under the weather for
the past few days with an attack of
fever. He is able to be up and about
again however.
Ctans. Cumings didn't get hit in the
eye as a gcod many people supposed.
He merely strained them sitting up at
night figuring out tbe prolit from his
contract with the city.
Messrs. Beer and Dunlpp have rented the building on Riverside formerly
used by Mr. Cumings and Fred Wollaston as an office, in wbich they expect to
open a real estate and mining brokers
office.   They will al.-o cash cbeques.
Manager McQueen, ot the Grand
Forks Mercantile Co., worked Cascade
City, Republic, Midway and Greenwood
tbis week, and as a result that firm is
sending out large invoices of goods to
all thc above places.
Tbe Rev. William Palmer of Vernon,
will conduct Catholic services in the
school house (tomorrow) Sunday, October 2nd, as follows! Mass and sermon
at 10:30 a. tn.: evening devotion und sermon 7:30.
Tbe customs house bas moved to the
Gill & Kirkland building. Tbe move
was made necessary on account of Mr.
Davey renting the building formerly occupied by the Customs house for hotel
purposes.
Mayor Davis left for Rossland yester.
day afternoon in company with Cbas.
Van Ness. The mayor's missiou to
Rossland is in connection with financial
matters pertaining to the city, while Van
goes to look alter his interests there.
There was very little interest taken
in the election held on Thursday for the
purpose of voting on the prohibition
plebiscite question. The vote in tbis
city was thirteen for and seven against,
and in Upper Grand Fork's nine for and
six against.       s ,   -, ,  ,
E. E. Williams, a mining man from
Spokane, was in town on his way borne
from Republic. Mr. Williams expresses thc opinion that Republic camp has
got down to a business basis and will be
one of the best camps in tbe upper
country in the course of time.
D. D. Munroe, of Upper Grand Forks,
has accepted a position with Mr. Hugh
Sweeney, manager of' Mr. Megaw's
branch in this city. From the way Mr.
Munroe bas "always knocked" this city
it is a little surprising that he would even
condescend to accept a position here.
Mr. Sberringham's children who have
been seriously ill with the fever are reported better, but Mr. Sberringbam is
reported very ill with fever having over
tasked himself in nursing bis children.
Mr. Saerringham resides two miles
north of town on the east side of the
North Fork. ,    (
Missrs. Hogan &* Westlon have leas
ei the White House and look charge of
the same. The new firm are overhauling the interior of the house and as soon
as the necessary changes are made will
open the dining room to the public.
They will handle the Grand Forks
Brewery keg beer.
Mrs. Pribilisky has received her fall
and winter stock of millinery goqds,
The styles tbis season are .unique and
as Mrs. Pribilisky isa very tasty trimmer and decorator, tbe effects sbe is
producing in the way of hats would make
a city milliner turn green with envy.
Ladies take our advice, call and see the
latest novelties in head wear.
In another column will be found the
advertisement of the Commercial hotel,
Cascade City. The proprietors, Messrs,
Frederick & Peterson, are favorably and
well-known to all railroad men, having
been one of the first to open in Brooklyn. Everything about the Commercial is new from top to bottom and a
first-class service is given in the dining
room. A fifty light acetylene gas plant
for lighting the entire house from top to
bottom will soon be installed on the
premises. When in Ca§ca*Je -)fop in
and see tbe bojj,
BUILDING UP
Our Wholesale Trade Steadily Increasing.
fiKtWltoii^jjQwwtMiwwwOwirt*^^ \
J. K. DUNLOP, JR.
A VERY   BRIGHT FUTURE
The Jobbing Business Since Monday
Last   Figures   up    Between
$4,000 and $5,000.
Ever since Its first issue The Miner
has always claimed that Grand Forks
situated as it is, In the center ot one of
the most promising mining and agricultural districts in the province, was bound
to become the natural business cennr
and supply point for the enlire Kettle river and Boundary country. That
our fondest hopes are soon tobe realized
no one, wbo has caielully studied the
situation, will deny. Today Grand Forks
is supplying goods for Gladstone, Mc-
Rae's Landing, the Cove and a number of other points on Christina lake,
Cascade City, Republic, Midway and
Greenwood to say nothing ot the various
mining camps throughout tbe district.
The fact may not be generally known,
but, nevertheless it is true, that the
wholesale trade ot the merchants oi
Grand Forks, since last Monday morning, figures up between $4,000 and $5,000.
The reason for this is very easily explained. With the event of railway
construction through the district, small
stores and hotels have sprung up at
various points throughout tbe district,
all of v.-hich naturally look to the older
towns for their supply of goods. Grand
Forks being situated practically in tbe
center of the territory all that trade
naturally came here. During the past
thirty days representatives of a number
of large wholesale houses have been
quietly looking over the territory with a
view of establishing branches in this
district, and from what wo have been
able to learn there is no doubt but tbat
within six months time there will be
several large wholesale houses established here. That Grand Forks will be to
the Boundary country what Nelson is to
the Kootenays and Spokane to the mining districts of the Northwest there can
be no question.
Steadily Growing.
L. A, Manly, the wholesale liquor,
wine and spirit dealer, received this
week a car load of goods consisting of
all the standard brands of liquors and
wines direct from the importers and
manufacturers. These goods are all in
bond and are of the very highest grades
obtainable. Among the lot is u number of new brands of Scotch whiskey,
brandy and wines which he proposes to
introduce tothe trade of this section.
Among these may be mention Harvey's
Pure Sco'ch Whiskey, manufactured by
John and Robert Harvey & McCoy of
Glasgow, which for fltvor and pureness
has no equal in the world. Another
brand of Scotch whiskey is that put up
by Alex. P. McAlpine & Co., Glasglow,
whicb, while it is not as high a grade as
Harvey's, is pronounced by all who have
used it as being of a very fine quality.
J. Borianne's three star brandy is
another new brand to this section, but
the fact that it is used exclusively by tbe
Union club of Victoria, is sufficient recommendation to place it on all the bars
of this section. Mr. Manly has just
completed a store room, 20x30, in front
of his bended warehouse on Riverside,
and will in the future devote bis entire
time and attention to his wholesale busi-
ness which is increasing daily and gradually extending to all parts of tbe district. His sales at present are running
from $150 to $500 daily.
A large delegation of Grand Forkites
attended the grand opening and chicken
supper given by Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Graham of Edward's Ferry, last Tuesday evening, and it is the universal verdict of all who were present, that as en-
tamers, Mr. and Mrs. Graham, have few
equals anywhere. Dancing was commenced about 9 o'clock and continued
until 12 when the entire assemblage
sat down to a supper the like
of which has never been equalled in tbe
Boundary country. There was cold
roast turkey, chicken and boiled bam,
salads of all kinds, cake, pie and fruit,
the finest Mocha and Java coffee brewed
to a Queen's taste with genuine cream.
After supper dancing was continued until the 'wee small hours when all returned home tired but well pleased wilh their
evening's entertainment.
Appeal Withdrawn.
Last week John Gretham, a laborer,
sued Railway Contractor Sandgren for
wages to the extent of $16. The action
was brought in the small debts court,
wbere Police Magistrate Johnson gave
judgment tor the Plaintiff, with costs.
Mr. Sandgren feeling dissatisfied with
Ihe magistrates decision, telephoned for
Mr. Lcmay, a Greenwood barrister,
who came over to Grand Forks immediately and appealed the case to the
counly court, but before leaving town
tbe same day, Mr. Lemay thought b *t-
ter of his actions aud withdrew tbe appeal, paying all costs.
H. S. Cayley acted for the plaintiff.
Deny the Story,
Some lime ago a rumor was put in
circulation that the Gooderham -Black-
stock syndicate, ol Rossland, had secured an option op the B. C. in Summit
camp for $500,000, This rumor has
been positively denied by T. Q. Black-
stock, who claims that he did not even
know of the existence of a property by
that name until he read in tbe papers
that his company had bonded it.
p?rank Bears, Real Estate and Mining Broker
Rents and other oollectlons promptly attended
Ip,     Olllcc, witli H. A, Sb94dj assayyr.
^BEER & DUNLOP, *&
MINES & REAL ESTATE,
GRAND FORKS, B. C
MINIMI INTEBE8T8 BOUGHT,  SOLI*  ANU   BONDED.   CORRESPONDENCE
INVITED.   CHEQUES C.VSIIIM).
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Our Closing Out
Sale of
DRY GOODS,
HARDWARE s «*
AND   FURNITURE
Still Continues. We are Determined to Drop these Lines of Goods
from our Business.
BE SURE AND GET OUR
PRICES BEFORE PURCHASING ue **
GRAND FORKS MERG1TMB0.
COSMOS HOTEL
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Everything New and Best Furnished
House, and is in everyway prepared to
welcome Guests and provide Good Accommodation
'*of%l* Headquarters for  Mining Men.    Ik-st
of Wines. Uciuors and Cigars.    Special
attentio.* paid lo Transcient trade.'
Proprietor.
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i|V We lmve added a new Department to our l-tisiitefis cud girting uf tljk'l
% Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, X
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/J\        Dress Goods. Hosiery. Underwear, Notions, Ribbons, Laces,
*4f? Btnbrudlerlet. In fact everything whioh in kept in u first-class Dry Goods Store ,*■*..
ifft These Goods huve nil been purchased direct from the Manufacturers Agents In W
iiv Montreal. Trronta uud Chicago, und arc ull A 1 value, and the latest style*, /j"
Ai\        The people of the Kettle River Distrlot will now not Im» compelled to scud w
wn uwuy from home for their dry goods.   If they will call at onr Store  we will he \f/
/■\ s''ni' to 8'low our ffoodi, and you will ho convinced Thut we can save you money vi j
Wc besides having the satisfaction of making your owu selections.   Shipments wil, *J*
flj he received weekly.   A First-class stock of Ready Made
Jg        Clothing Shoes and rimers' Supplies
JljL    Always in stock.   Goods delivered to the camps free.
I ^Jeff Davis & Co.^ I
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The Alberta Hotel
Traunweiser & Fraser,       Qrand   Forks   R   C
IS a new House, with  new Furniture and everything comfortable  for the
aveling public,  and has accommotions for a large number of people.    The
Dining   Room   is   provided wilh everything in the market.
The bar is repleted with the best Wines, Liquors and Cigars    A good sam -
pie room for Commercial Travellers.
FRESH GROCERIES
Can always he bad ut our more ns we keep onr stock right up to the market and have no
old, shelf worn goods to work off ou our customers, Wa make -*. specialty "j always having
on baud
Fresh Eggs and Creamery Butter.
We pet In a new supply every week and can guarantee our stock to he always fresh. New
potatoes nre another thing which cun only bo found at our store. Will have iu a nice lino
of flshiug tackle tu a few days.
H. A. HUNTLEY   :
:   GRAND FORKS, B. C
Grand Forks Brewery,
G. A. FRASER & CO., Proprietors.
Lager Beer, Porter 4 Soft Drinks
Particular Attention Given Orders From Private Families,
a-sTHE MIDWAY HOTELS
MIDWAY, KETTLE RIVER.
First-Clgss   Accommodations,  Good Stab ing, Tennius of
Stage Line From Marcus,  Washington.
McAuley & Keightley,
Proprietors.
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A II NEW TRIAL Fi DREYFUS
CHARGES   OF  BRIBERY  MADE.
Kevlalun of (lie Dre> f ui (.'use la Decided   I I...,,   I-J    the   Cabinet—More
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lilla}'.
Paris, Sept. 21).—At a meeting of the
cabinet this morning, all the ministers
being present, a decision was taken in
favor of revision of the trial of former
Captain Dreyfus, and thc documents in
this ease will be sent to the court of cassation.
Crowds of people outside the ministry
of the Interior, where the cabinet council wus held, loudly cheered, the ministers,
Tho cabinet ordered Minister of Justice Sarrien to lay before Uie court of
cassation the petilion ol Madame Dreyfus
for the revision of her husband's case.
This court, therefore, will decide the legal question us to whether the lirst trial
of Dreyfus was vitiated  hy the forgery
col ilted by the late Lieutenant Colonel
Henry.
*l'he minister of jusiico- has given Instructions that proceeding! are lo !»'
taken Immediately against any one attacking the army.
In tlie Inti-jiisi-jeant today Henri Ito
chefoi-t accuses Major EsterllOZy ufliuving
been bribed hy the so called Dreyfus syndicate to "cover klinsali wilh dishonor
by confessing lo a forgery, of which
charge lie was twice acquitted."
Hoohefort adds that he paid Ksterhazy
1,000 francs for copies of all the documents in thc case and in addition, with
two other newspaper men, he paid Ksler-
ha/.y, who was without funds, 300 francs
monthly to prevent him dying of hunger
while waiting to obtain a pension. Continuing, Uochefort says:
"Recently, without any. apparent incentive, Esterhosy mysteriously went .to
London, abandoning 300 francs monthly.
Why this emigration! Who paid for-this
journey? With what money has Ester-
hazy paid for his meals?"
JI. Clemcnceau, iu tlie Aumre, remarks:
"Prance is divided into Iwo camps,
those who conceive that the interests
of the country depend on thc concealment of facts by lies nnd those who
have a sufficiently high esteem of tlie
country to separate enthusiasm from aspersions of justice and truth."
Tlie Libre Parole asserts that Ester-
hazy has telegraphed to the minister ol
war protesting against thc story ■ published in the Observer of London purporting to be a confession made hy lhe
major, the substance of.which was that
he was the author of thc bordereau, the
document whicli is said to have furnished the proof of the guilt of Dreyfus.
ALL AROUND MARKET REPORT.
Wheat   Quotations,   wool   Flirurea,
nmi the Prloe uf Produoe,
WASHINGTON.
Quantities of salmon are reported running up the Sans l'oil now*. The Indians
are la; ing in a supply for winter.
Humor lias it that the Evening News
of Tacoma is soou to change hands, and
that the Ledger management is behind
llie move.
As an inducement lo the fanners of
Klickitat to market their grain in The
Dalles, the merchants of tliat city have
raised over .1=700 to he devoted to thc ferriage of the Klickitat wlieat growers
across lhe Columbia.
Charles 11. l'ridham of Olympia has
trailed ItiU acres of Thurston county timber land for a like number of acres in
the wheat belt of eastern Washington.
11. T. ltudow of Seattle wis the other party to the transaction.
Thc Fairhaven World-Herald reports;
Mallards are Hying suuth in great numbers along our water courses, and pheasants and grouse are unusually plentiful
Within a short walk from town. Large
hags are being made daily, chiclly along
the Nooksack river and Samish flats.
The price paid for salmon for the canneries i.s 12 cents per fish, the highest ever
paid at Tacoma. The season has barely
opened, and the fishermen hope lhe price
will be higher before the close. Twenty-
five fishermen arc fishing on the 1'iiyalliip
riv.r and lhe buy, but' their daily catch
teaches only 800 or 1,0(10 flsh.
The bonus for the Pittsburg (Mass
Works to be located at Port Angeles in
the sum of $18,000 has been raised. The
Pittsburg men agree to commence work
Inside ol tn) days and must complete the
works before demanding one cent of the
bi.Oils.
Stale Superintendent Browne has reported lo lhe Washington stale board of
equalization, for the purpose of making
up the annual levy for state school ta\,
that there ale 120,200 Children in lhe
state of school age, according to tlie latest
reports of the various county superintendents, ihe slate levy for school purposes is $1) per capita school children.
A large tract of 2,600 acres of splendid
timber near llamillnn in Skagit county,
lias been purchased by a Michigan linn,
who expect lo commence operations soon.
Oilier land, it is said, will also soon be
transferred into the hands of active lumber men, who will build mills and. make
Improvements.
'There were nearly 5,000 sacks of wheal
in tuo new warehouses at Toppcnlsh the
other day, all grown this year on law
reservation land, and threshing has hardly commenced in lhat portion of llie
eoiinly.
George II. Tufts, -of Sherman has just
finished his threshing, and reports that
he raised 1.10 acres of wlieat. Seventy
acre-, of summer fallow went. 85J bushels
to thc acre, and 80 acres of fall plowinj
went 22 1-2 bushels.to the acre.
ORE EXHIBIT AT FRUIT FAIR.
A Vn limbic I.CMHon to Oivnem of
( Iniin*-.—Two ot tlie Steveim
County .Mine**— l<'rom Africa to
. a mi dn—Striken Here itntl There—
Minion   Nole-i.
Following ore llie local quotations.
■\Yli-jh**.le. prices are given unless otherwise (juoted:
Wheat at, the warehouse--Country
points: Club, bulk <17e, Hiu-kod 48e; blnc-
tstem, bulk 40c, sacked 60c. At Spokane.
Club, DiTlk 49c, sacked 50c; bluestem.
bulk 40c, sacked 5lk>.
Oats—A't Spoknne f. o. b., $lfi a ton.
Hurley—Country points, 1. o. b., 7U@
75c per cwt.
Kye—Country points, f. o. b., 70c per
cwt.
Flour, per barrel—Gold Drop, $4; Big
Loaf, $4.40; Banner, $3:75; Flanaifter,
$4.25; Superb, $4; Spokane, $3.75; Swan
Patent) $4.40; Snowflake, $4; White Lily,
$3.75; whole wheat, $4.25; rye, $5; graham, $4.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $11 per ton;
shorts, $12; bran, $19; roiled barley, $20;
chicken feed, $15@20.
Hay—Timothy, $K per ton; baled timothy, $10; wheat hay, $7.50@8.50; oat
hay, $7.50;  alfalfa, $10.
Corn—Whole, $23;  cracked, $24.
Wool—Fine meuium, oQjIc per lb; medium, 5(£Uc per lb.
Produce—Fancy creamery butter, 40
and 00-lb tubs. 28c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-
lb tubs, 2!>c per lb; prints, 25c per lb;
country butter, in rolls, 13c per lb; cooking butter, 10c lb; eastern creamery,
prints, 25c; cheese, twin, full cream, 12&C
lb; cheese, twin, skim milk, iHtTrlOc lb;
ranch eggs, $5.5U(«(i; selected eggs, .-pO.25;
honey, white comb, 13c per lb; fancy, Wc
per lb.
Vegetables — Potatoes, 75@90c cwt;
cabbage, $1.75 per cwt; turnips, $i.25 per
cwt; cucumbers, 75c per box; onions,
$1.50 per cwt; beans, lj@l|c per lb;
carrots, $1.25 per cwt; beets, $1.25 per
cwt.
I'oultry—Chickens, live weight, 10@Ue
lb; dressed, 12@13e; spring broilers, $3@
3.50; turkeys, live ll@12c. dressed 12f«J
13c; Bpring ducks, dressed $4@4.50 doz;
geese, live 10@llc, dressed 12@12£c.
Meats—Beef cows, live $2.50@2.75,
dressed $5@5.50 cwt; steers, live $2.75@3,
dressed $5.50(7/*(l; hogs, live $4.50@4.75,
dressed $<1@6\50; mutton, live 4@4Je,
dressed 7J(rt)8c lb; dressed veal, T@8e
lb; lamb, 12Jc wholesale.
Wheat.
Portland, Or., Sept. 20.—Walla Walla,
5i%00e; valley and bluestem, 02@03c,
Tacoma, Sept. 20.—Wheat—Club, 00c;
bluestem, 03&U4c.
Metala.
San Francisco, Sept 20.—Bar silver,
003c.
Mexican dollars, 47i@473c*
Lead, $3.90. t ,
Will   Deaert  the   City.
Jackson, Miss., Sept. 20.—Another case
of yellow fever has appeared in Jackson.
This one ia a quarter of a. mile from thc
former seat of infection, and "it te feared
new foci have appeared.
Corbett Flffht Off.
New York, Sept. 20.—A'dispatch "from
Asbury Park, N. J., says the Corbett*
McCoy fight is off definitely, finally and
unalterably, and the Corbett camp took
up its stakes and left Asbury Park today
for good and all.
It was Corbett's purpose to remain
here until a week before the Buffalo fight,
but being convinced that no fight will
take place, he threw up his hands in disgust.
Broke a Facing-; Record.
"Wichita, Kan., Sept. 20.—At the races
here Martha B. broke the record for
two-year-old pacing by making a half
mile in 1:04. The previous record was
1:04 1-2.
Starving; '" ItiiHwln.
London, Sept. 24.—A St. Petersburg
dispatch says tlie imperial authorities are
arranging fur great purchases of American wheat for distribution among the
Burjerers in the district affected by the
bad harvests.
Reports fiom the district of Kazan,
where the distress is particularly acute,
show an alarming state of affairs. The
cattle are being fed on fodder takeu from
the thatches of cottages, and permission
has been given the peasants lo gather
fagots for fuel and dried leaves fur fodder, in the woods.
Terrible as the situation now is, the
distress not only shows no signs ot abating, but will probably be more accentuated in the coming winter, when the
famine will have for its prey a population already impoverished and exhausted
by previous years of want and scarcity.
Nine New Generals.
Washington, Sept. 20.—'llie following
appointments are announced by President
McKinley:
To be brigadier generals of volunteers
for services in the Santiago campaign:
Lieutenant Colonel Charles I). Yiele, First
United Slates cavalry; Colonel William
M. Wherry, Sixteenth United States infantry ; Colonel John II. Page, Third
United Stales infantry; Colonel L. G.
Carpenter, Third United States infantry;
Lieutenant Colonel .. J. IL Patterson,
Twenty-second' United States infantry:
Lieutenant Colonel A. S. Daggett, Twenty-iifrh United States infantry; Lieutenant Colonel C. F. Humphrey, quartermaster's dep't; Colonel J. P. Weston, subsistence department. To be brigadier
general of volunteers for services in
Puerto Pico: Colonel Willis U. Hillings,
Sixteenth Pennsylvania volunteers.
Dawson   May   Need  Troop*.
Victoria. B .C., Sept. 20.—Major Talbot, paymaster of the Yukon force of
Canadian militia, arrived on the steamer
Amur. The health of the troops is excellent at Fort Selkirk. The nurses have
been sent on to Dawson, where there are
sard U> be 400 or 500 eases of fever. Tal-
ln>l says that trouble is anticpatcd in
Dawson during the approaching winter
owing to the large number of men out of
employment.
Commissioner Ogilvie will recommend
sending up another detachment of 50 soldiers in view ofthe urgent requirements
for a strong force.
Yellow Fever Mart*ninn- on.
Louisville, Sept 20.—Tin;,yellow fever
epidemic is slowly marching onward.
New Orleans chronicled its filth death
and two mure people were taken down
with the disease there.
There are live new cases at Harvey's
Canal and one at Baton Uouge.
The Louisiana board of health makes
the announcement that Franklin haa had
101 eases to date. Five persons have died
there.
A recapitulation of thc reports of the
board uf health register shows a total of
124 through the state of Mississippi.
Gule  In  New   Cn^lan-l.
Boston, Sept 20.—A northeasterly gale,
accompanied by rain, which began Friday
night, continued all day along the New
England coast. Much damage was done to
shipping and reports received during the
day state that a number of vessels went
ashore. No loss of life, however, has been
reported.
Yule  Seore-tl   Sixteen,
Hartford, Conn., Sept. 20.—The first
football game of the season for bvth Yale
and Trinity was played Saturday afternoon on Trinity's grounds and resulted
in favor of Yale, 10-0.
Paper horseshoes are announced.
'Frisco has girl bootblacks.
I
Tlie location of tlie exhibit of minerals
in the Spokane fruit fair building lias
been changed by the management and at
the request of .Manager Stuart. The display will have the south end of thu south
w ing, where ample space has been set
aside for it and where it will bc separate
from thc fruits and agricultural prod
ucts.
.Manager Stuart received a letter from
0. T. Cross of Sllverton, B. C* who says
that thc cabinet ia which the ores from
that district will be displayed is about
completed. It wil'. be four feet square,
He says: "The mineral exhibit we ire
sending will weigh at least 1,000 pounds
uml may reach 2,000. Over 20 mines will
be represented in the exhibit. We have
several large blocks of clean ore which
wc thought we could place on the lloor
around the cabinet if there will bc room,
Uur representative will reach Spokane
October 1 or 2 aud he will unpack the
samples and arrange them in the ease
"That is the sort of letter that makes
us feel as if wc had uot been working
altogether in. vain," said Manager Btu
art, "A number of camps are coming to
tin' front in just that enterprising way,
and I think the exhibit will'cover the
majority uf thc camps around Spokane.
Bul there are a number which huve not
responded. 1 have almost begged with
tears iu my eyes lo get a display from
Trail Creek division, but tlie claim owners up there seem to have forgotten that
the camp owes something to Spokane,
aud 1 have been unable to get any assurance that un exhibit .will be sent.
"lU-puhliu is almost as bad. That
camp is depending almost entirely on
Spokane to bring it to the front, and yet,
apparently, there is no one there who i;
enterprising enough to take the matter
in hand and get up an ore display for
the fair. In other towns mass meetings
have been called to arrange for it, but
Republic has not made a move. The south
half of the reservation will bc better represented than the north half unless sonic
of those people up there get a move on."
A meeting of the citizens was held in
Slocan City a few days sineo and all
plans made for sending an exhibit to
Spokane. D. Hanlon was appointed to
conic with the display as the representa
live o( .the camp. Y'mir camp will have
a fine "display. Baker City is coming.
Florence and Dixie camps will be-in it.
Okanogan mines will be represented. W.
II. V. Rickards of Harpster, Idaho,
writes: "1 expect to be at the fruit fair
and will bc in thc mineral exhibit with
samples ot ore." Libby, Mont, reports
a great e.vhibit on the way. The mines
around Hope, Idaho,  will send displays.
P. C. Stoess, who lately returned from
a trip to Alaska, will show sj>ecjiiiens of
the ures of coast mines and will also have
on exhibition a collection of curios.
The marble and onyx companies of Stevens county are arranging displays which
they promise will excel iu beauty anything ever shown in the mining department before.
Some mining machinery will bc shown
including some uf the latest improvements in gold saving machinery which
will be iu practical ojwration.
Mevi'iiN   County   Milieu.
Almost thc first mine in Stevens county, and in fact the lirst producer, is the
Old Dominion, situated six miles east of
Colville on Old Dominion mountain. This
property was discovered in March, 1885,
was a producer from the grass roots, has
Inade fortunes directly and indirectly
for scores of men, can boast of more development work than any other mine in
the .stale., aud is still rich with ore bodies at a great depth along the main tunnel, whieh penetrates the mountain to a
depth of almost a mile. Thc mine has
not been worked for nearly two years on
account of the low price of silver, but
the management has recently put a force
to work clearing out the tunnels and fitting thc property up for active development and it is expected that the mine
will again enter upon the work ofextract-
ing oie from the depths that have already been reached by the interior works.
Tho most extensive shipper of ore in
thc state of Washington today is the
Bonanza, 10 miles north of Colville. It
was discovered in the fall of 1895, and
since that time has passed through many
hands. It has been sold under the hammer two or three times, and has been a
most expensive investment for those who
have ventured upon exploiting its ore
dejwsits. Thc present management, however, found it to be a different proposition. A number of Spokane men bought
it a year or so ago at sheriff's sale, and
employed the best skill in the mining
profession to develop it, with the result
that it is today one of the most substantial mines in the state. It is a galena proposition, but the ore bodies are
much heavier than in any other property
of the same character in the country. It
has been shipping two ears of ore per
day to thc smelters of thc coast, and
there seems to bc no limit to the supply
that keeps widening and -coining up as
depth is obtained. About 40 men are cm-
ployed, and aside from thc extraction of
ore, a force of men is kept busy sinking
to greater depth all the time. The lower
workings are down nearly 500 feet, and
tho mine is paying all expenses for dead
work and laying aside a liberal sinking
fund.
A Good Object LcHrton*
There is an object lesson in the history
of thc Mountain Lion, in Republic eamp,
for other claim owners to profit by. As
a prospect the claim was not more favorable looking than dozens of others in
the eamp, but W. II. Brown, who owns
half of the claim, is a miner and understands his business. He laid his plans
so that every dollar's worth of work
would make permanent improvement of
the projierty. He first sank a shaft and
uncovered a pay chute. He realized that
thc cheapest and best method of developing the mine would be by tunnel, as it
would act ns a drainage canal and save
the cost of hoisting and hauling ore by
wagon, a large item in most mining operations. He began thc work of driving
inlo the hill. The task would have appalled most men, for it meant over 700
feet of drilling and blasting before he
could reach the ledge. He had to go even
50 feet farther before he demonstrated
lhat he had millions in sight    He and
his partner furnished every dollar that
went into the development until it waa
no longer possible to operate without machinery, when some assistance was called
for. The assistance came promptly, and
it is probable that by July 1, 1899, the
property will be among the dividend payers of the eamp. Jf other claim owners
would follow the example set by Superintendent Brown they would soon
know whether or not their claims were
valuable, and could quickly end their
suspense, ami in most cases it would not
cost more thun to burrow around on the
surface.
••African  Circus"  In  Conilng-.
A Montreal dispatch to the Toronto
World says tliat Charles J. MeCuaig, the
well known stock broker, has returned
from London, where he spent three
months. He brings the news that tlie
"African Circus" has turned its attention
to Canada. Being asked to explain, Mr.
McCuaig said: "It means that Cecil
Rhodes, Belt and others who have been
operating :u South Africa, have now
turned their eyes toward Canada. Jn
faet, one of 'tlieir number, a British member of parliament, passed through Montreal tlie other day bound for Rossland,
and it is supposed that with his arrival
iu tlie Kootenay quite a number of prop
erties will change hands."
Strike In Mm ih. nd  County.
J, M. McPhee, a well known prospector from thc Slocan country, B. C, who
has been prospecting this summer on the
soutli fork of Flathead river, this state,
returned to Kalispell, Mont, a few days
ago alter doing some work on a claim be
has located there. Mr. McPhee has tiv
feet of high grade gold, stiver and copper ore in the face of au open cut. The
vein, which is from 10 to 12 leet in width
can bc traced nearly the full length of
lhe claim.
Strike In the llnckliorn.
A rich strike has been made in the
Buck horn claim iu Deadwood oamp, An
open cut has exposed an ore body which
gives an average value of 0 1-2 per cent
copper and over $4 gold. A shaft was
sunk 14 feet in this, and from thc bottom
of the shaft values as high as 21 per cent
copper and $0 in gold have been obtained.
This body of ore is no less than 200 feet
wide on the surface. It is of the same
character as tliat in Mother Lode, Sunset
and other big Deadwood properties. The'
Buckhorn is owned by E. A. Bielenbcrg
and J. Dunn.
'llie Kurekit Queen Tunnel.
News comes from Republic that the
showing in the Eureka Queen has greatly improved, the tunnel having encountered quite a fiow of water and the rock
in tlie face showing oxide of iron, both
favorable indications that the expected
ledge is not far away. The property adjoins thc San Poil on the south and it
is the hope of the owners to strike the
San Poil ledge, whieh is thought to run
through tho claim, though its exact
course is not to be determined by surface showings. The properly is owned
by a Spokane company.
Min Inn;  Brief*.
Mines around Silverton, B. C, are estF*
mated to employ 140 men.
The Meteor, on Springer creek, in the
Slocan, has suspended work.
Thc United States Marble company
shipped a derrick to Valley for use in
the quarry, yesterday.
1). R. Young, late publisher of the Slocan Cily News, expects to start a monthly mining paper ut Nelson.
It is said tliat a deal is ripening for
the sale of the Buzz Saw group of elai».s,
near Libby, Mont.
J. B. Monpetit has started a force of
men tunneling on a free milling gold
quartz proposition about a mile east of
Plains, Montana.
Thc Old Flag claim in Rossland was
sold at sheriffs sale last week and Ross
Thompson secured it for $500.
Tlie Klondike Investment company, one
of the many corporations formed in the
city during the boom, was disincorporated by order of court yesterday.
Thc appeal of the majority of the Le
Roi stockholders against-the decision discharging the receiver in Rossland will
come up before thc full bench at Victoria October 5.
The Commander Mining and Smelting
company having disposed of the property
in Rossland to an Knglish company, has
taken the legal steps necessary to disincorporate.
The shaft on the Anaconda company's
coal property ot Carbonado, Mont, is
down 900 feet and is passing through
the 50-foot deposit of sand stone which
overlies the coal measure.
The world's drilling record was made
a short time since at Glenwood Springs,
Col., by McKenzie and Lamb of Leadville, who drilled 40 15-16 inches in hard
granite in 15 minutes.
Last week 300 sacks of- high grade ore
were shipped from the California mine
in thc Slocan to Aurora, 111. A similar
shipment is to be made next week. A. J.
Marks ia manager of the mine.   . f   ■
A London correspondent writes the
Rossland Leader tliat there is little doubt
that the B. A. C. would like to drop the
Lc Roi deal, but as it cannot without
losing a lot of money it is probable the
directors will "see the tiling through."
Percy F. Godenrath of Spokane received a few dnys since samples of ore from
claims near Banff, in the Canadian national park. They resembled Rossland
ores. Assay tests gave 31.5 per cent copper. Galena ore from the same region
went 77.1 per cent lead and two ounces
silver. ■■
Loan  Comiinny Fnil"*
New York, Sept 20.—Otto T. itannard
today was apiiointed receiver of the New
England Loan and Trust ebrai>any. The
company holds many western mortgages,
llie Kansas City company's headquarters
were in this city. The capital stock ia
given at $825,000 and the last printed
statement showed a surplus of $100,000.
The receivership ia said to be due to
the company's inability to realize on
loans made in 1888 and 1889 on property in western boom towns.
Emperor of China Out.
Pekin, Sept. 23.—An imperial edict just
issued definitely announces that the emperor of China has resigned in favor of
the dowager empress, who. has, ordered
the ministers to deliver"jto her in future
the official reports. ••...».
Or Dead. • .    -   *.
Shanhai, Sept. 23.—A rumor is current here to the effect that the emperor
of China is dead. No details are obtainable, but it is said the gates of Pekin are
closed.
The amount of gold coin in actual circulation in the world is estimated by the
Bank of England officials to be about 805
tons.
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No   One   of   \i,(l„iial    Fame   on   tbe
ricked Jury.
Washington, Sept. 2C.—The commission
to Investigate the conduct of tlie war department lield ita initial meeting at the
White house Saturday. The eight members present were Major General Granville
M. Dodge of Iowa, Golonel J. A. Sexton
of Illinois, Captain K. P. Howell of
Georgia, Major General J. M. Wilson
chief of engineers; lion, diaries Denby of
Indiana, and lute minister to C'liinn, ex-
Governor Urban Woodbury of Vermont,
cx-Govemor James A. Denver of Pennsylvania, Major General 11. McD. MeC'ook
of the army (retired).
The commission spent nn hour nnd a
half with thc president during which a
general exchange of views as U> the scope
of tho commission of investigation occurred.
The pesident told tlie members that the
organization of tho commission had been
undertaken at the request df Alger, and
read tho secretary's letter requesting the
investigation.
Tho president had put his own views in
writing and read them before proceeding
to the verbal discussion.
In this statement ho said thc complaints
has been directed especially at the surgeon general's, the quartermaster general's
and commissary general's departments of
the army nnd he suggested that the con-
duet of these departments should receive
especial consideration. To this specific
request, he added, it was his desire that
the entire military organization should,
if it- appeared necessary, be made the subject of inquiry, saying he wished the commission to go to the bottom of thc subject in all cases and proceed with its
work without fear or favor.
Dr. Phineas S. Conner of Cincinnati
was announced as the ninth member.    ,
'Tlie commisson organized by electing
Granville M. Dodge chairman and Diehard
Weightmnn secretary.* Major Mills' o'f
the inspector general's oflice was chosen"
to he military recorder.
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Kansas City, Sept. 26.—John Post, alias
John Ryan, and Andrew Hatch, alias
Oscar Heath, are under arrest here charged with robbing freight cars. Post will
be taken to Portland, Or., where*foe te
wanted for extensive robberies perpetrated upon the Northern Pacific company.
He will be hehl for robberies committed
here.
I'ost was captured through the shadowing of his mother, Mrs. Ity an, by the
detectives, who believed that her son
would be in communication with foer.
They traced her from Portland, Or., to
Kansas City. Two weeks later hcr son
arrived from Denver and visited liis
mother and his arrest followed. The
method of the robbers has been to break
into cars en route, throw the plunder
out between stations and gather it up
later with wagons. Their operations are
said to have been very extensive.
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Victoria, it. C, Sept. 20.—A horrible accident occurred here this morning, resulting in Uie death.of Peter Slice, son of
Hiehnrd Urice, a fanner of ltaglau, Ontario, lie was operating a portable sawmill, cutting cordwood, when the Hy-
wheel broke, one piece striking him and
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martins Out  of Cuba.
Havana, Sept. 20.—The American
evacuation commission has been oilici-
ully notified that Mnnzanillo will be
evacuated on October 2.
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Washington, Sept. 20.—The officials
here are watching with interest the progress being made by the military commission in Havana in securing the evacuation
of the island of Cuba. The commission
lias been slow in making reports to tlie
war department, but from the latest it
appears- that tlie body would like to have
more definite Instructions as to procedure.
It seems that (lie Spanish side has Slid
that they could not begin the evacuation
of thc island until tlie first of November
and Unit it could not bc completed before
February 28.
In view of Uie alarming state of the
Cubans, who are suffering from hunger
and their inability to obtain work, the
president decided that he could not assent
to the consumption of so much time.
Therefore he caused the commission to bc
instructed lo demand that thc evacuation
by the .Spaniards begin not later than
October 1") and that it be completed by
December ill next.
What the result of this demand will
be is not yet known, but it is said tho
administration is determined to allow no
dilatory tactics on the part of the Spanish forces in leaving the island, although
disposed lo permit reasonable Indulgence.
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Osteopathy la the science of manipulating
the boneti and muscles. All dlseasea treated
by Doctors Murray, Dodson & Wilcox. Mra.
Doctor Murray, Female Specialist, School
opens Nov. 1; for particulars address Doctors
Murray, Dodson & Wilcox, 237, 238, 239, 240,
241 Rookery building, Spokane, Washington.
Private entrance 520 Sprague avenue.
A/fJiefik.ir  _.
Gives a training that qualifies the' Htinlont
for a practical business life, as bookkeeper,
stenographer, toucher, or general accountaut.
BEND FOR CATALOGUE.
H. C.  BI.AIK, A. B., Prlii.
Cor. let and Post. SPOKANE, WASH.
YOUR LIVER
Is it Wrong?
Get it Right.
Keep it Right.
Moore's Uevealeri Remedy willdoit. Three
doueB will mako you ieel better. Get It from
your druggist or any wholesale drug house, or
from Stewart & Holmes Drug Co., Seattle.
JURE YOURSELF!
Uhu Hie « for unnatural
(HHc)iarg(iH, iiilliLiiiiiialiorin,
I irritatloiiH   ur  ulcerations
of   in n c " u h   iiii'inlintnt'H.
Vainlt'BH, and not ustriif
1THEEHH8CHEMIC4VCO. *'llt or PoiBouous-
 \\   Sold by Druggrlata,
Bor ient in plain wrapper,
by   I'.xpn'HH,   prepaid,  for
JUKI, or 3 bottles, |2.7ft.
Circular sent dn request.
A Beautiful Present
In order to further introduce ELASTIC STARCH (Flat Iron Brand), ;
the manufacturers, 1, C. Hubinger Bros. Co., of Keokuk, Iowa, have ,
decided to GIVE AWAY a beautiful present with each package of '
starch sold.   These presents are in the form of \
i
Beautiful Pastel Pictures
They are 13x19 inches in size, and are entitled as follows:
rM
Lilacs and
Pansies.
Pansies
and
Marguerites.
Wild
American
Poppies.
Lilacs and
Iris.
four in   number, by
R. LeRoy, of 1-Iew York, have been chosen from Ihe very choicest subjects
in his studio and are now offered for the, first time to the public.
The pictures are accurately reproduced in all the colors used in the originals, and are pronounced by competent critics, works of art.
Pastel pictures are the correct thing for the home, nothing surpassing
th-.-m in beauty, richness of color and artistic merit.
One ol these pictures
will be given away
with each package of ___...__	
purchased of your grocer. It Is the best laundry starch on the market, and
is sold for 10 cents a package. Ask your grocer for this starch and get a
beautiful picture. «^
ALL GROCERS KEEP EUSTIO STARCH. ACCEPT MO SUBSTITUTE
These rare pictures, four in  number, bv the  renowned pastel artist,
3UILUIW anu aiiibiu nieni.
Elastic Starch
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171 FOURTH ST.. 0PP. FIRE DEPT. HEADQUARTERS, PORTLAND, OR
"Champion" Chemical Fire-Engines, Hook and Ladder Trucks, Hose Carts, Steamers, Flre Hydrants, And a full stock of Firu Department Supplies.
"Keyston-R" Waxed Cotton Flre Moan, having a record for long service that
cannot be equalled.   It is the best made; send for a sample and you will learn why.
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only ab nt 1U0 pounds. Made o.' heavy solid copper, wilh a spun top; no riveted joints;
has a shut-o/f nozzle, whereby the operator cau control the stream, this being tbe
moil essential point in a tire extinguisher.
Beware of any flre extinguisher not having a shut-off, lest It be a cheaply constructed machine, not capable of confining the pressure generated. Cheap imitations
are on the market, made of light material, with riveted joints, and so cheaply constructed as not to be able to hold the pressure were it confined ior but a moment.
 REDUCED PRICES......
ti OAL. SIZE »30 OO 3 CAL SIZE tID.OO
.'•:>. - inducing Supply ot Chemical Charges with Each.
mm
33E
"2? Eagle Woolen Milfel?
Manufacturers of Pure All Wool, Fleece Wool Clothing, Furnishings, Blankets
and Flannels.   Dealers in Hats and all lines belonging to a clothing
store.   We save you the retailers profit.   Bring'tniB "Ad "
*  it entitles you to 5 per cent discount.

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