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THE   QRAND   FORK
MINER
THIBD YEAR.   NO. 108
GRAND FORKS, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1898.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
ITEMS   FROM   THREE   STATES.
Fine I'l-OH-M-eis for Larics Vleld of
Fruit—iy.-i--ri,it<-„iiii<- Will, Boat-
em  Oyatera  lu   \\ lllafia  lluy—War
Spirit   Aronaed   In   All   Seetlou.-
Vi.li-. tu tionernl.
Stale Superintendent Brown bus apportioned Clarke county $7883.(18 of the sltite
school fund.
An athletic club luia been organized ul
Kllensburg, with ir, cluuter members,
Two huge wbules were caught by Indians butt week neur O/etle. A large
quantity nf oil wns secured.
Rev. H. II. Munier, one of the IriisteoK
of the Oheney nortunl school, onnounoei
thut ii principal and a leiicher for tlie
training department lmve been engaged
for the full school.
ln Montesano, a nuniber of grocers,
dry goods und luirduiiio dealers huve
wgued an agreement to close at 7 o'clock
in the evenings during the summer
months.
Hoquiam's now water system is no
longer a prospect. Work bus becn ordered to begin June 10, and throe miles
of large water pipe is now on its way here.
Water will be brought from tlie Little
lloquiiim river, nnd the plant completed
dining the coming year.
A new school building for the Indians
is to be built on tho Lummi reservation.
Tbe new building will probably cost between $3«K) and .$4000, nnd will be completed in time for tbe fall tenn of school.
In Whatcom county many of the shingle mills, which closed down under the
recent agreement to net in unison for upholding prices, have again started up,
owing to reported infractions of thc compact.
The outlook foi* the fruit crop in the
vicinity of Colfax is excellent, and there
will piolmbly bc a large yield of all kinds.
(Irain, too, i.s in good condition, and a
few more showers will insure a large
yield.
J. C. Hubbell of Ellcnsburg has two
Bettings of Mongolian pheasants' eggs
hatching and hopes to have some chicks
about the first of June. His experiment
will be watched with much interest, and
if successful, will be followed up by others, says tho Capital, lir. McCauley secured the eggs for him in the Willamette
valley.
The Lewis county board of commissioners has agreed to accept $45,000 in full
payment for all taxes due Lewis county
from tlie Xorthcro Pacific Railway corn-
puny including those of 1807. According
to the record, the company owed nearly
$04,000. Litigation resulted in a decision
against the county being rendered by
Judge Haiiford recently. At its last
meeting the board hired counsei to prosecute the county's claim. Tlie settlement
wns made on the advice of the attorneys.
It is considered a good oue.
it has been decided by the receiver
of, the Port Townsend Steel nnd Wire
Kail company tliat it will be necessary
to sell the entire nail plant and everything connected therewith on the 18lb
day of June at public auction, for cash,
for whatever it willTiftng. It is impos-
' siblu to wait any longer, and consequently
the business of the company will .be
wound up in a few days, 'flic highest
bidder will get the concern this time, no
matter how low the prices may bc, says
the Leader. There will probably bc nothing left for the creditors after the preferred claims, including court costs, receiver's fees, attorney's fees and taxes of
aliout $8200 are paid out of the proceeds
of the sale.
Mr. Wachsmuth of Oysterville, who
has been experimenting with eastern oysters in Willapa bay, has met wilh encouraging succoss. A year ago he planted
flvo barrels of eastern oysters in the buy.
Last month he took to San Francisco two
sacks of the matured bivalves, whieh met
wilh much favor, it being declared that
they were superior in size and flavor to
the eastern opsters grown in San Francisco bay, tliat he has decided to engage
in the business on a more extensive Bcale.
He has received a half carload of young
eastern oysters, and they will be planted
in the bay. Mr. Wachsmuth and his son
own 200 acres of oyster hods near Oysterville so the plants will have ample room.
As it is a little late in the season to plant
oysters, Mr. Wachsmuth's experiment
may fall. He will plant more next fall
if those planted this year fail to live.
Montana.
Tho telephone is being extended from
from Parrot to Dillon and Virginia City.
"Dutch Harry," one of tho best known
old timers in western Montana, has joined
the outfit of packers thnt is preparing to
leave for St Louis.
Martin Bowser, sentenced to life imprisonment in the penitentiary for as.
sault, may hope no longer for a new trial.
The supreme court has affirmed thc judgment against him and the order denying
a new trial.
Private Monroe and Private O'Lcary
of Company M, served under Gordon in
quelling the Chinese rebellion and it is
suid that each is wonderfully proficient
in the use of chop sticks. Each speaks
thc Chinese language fluently, and should
the regiment be ordered to Manila they
will run up to Hong Kong nnd visit old
friends.
Mrs. Gertrude Swiggelto-Wilson, well
known in western, amateur theatrical circles, hus been granted a divorce in the
district court nt Helena on the ground
of desertion and non-support. Hcr husband made no defense and judgment was
entered by default. Mrs. Wilson is the
daughter of Captain S. A. Swiggcttc, a
well known politician, who is now acting
as receiver of the Merchants' nnd Miners'
bank at Philipsburg. Mrs. Wilson for a
long time lived in Spokane.
Dr. Leroy Southmayd of the staff of
surgeons among Montana volunteers is,
while a young man, an oldtiiner at the
same  time.   He  wns  born  in  Madison
count, "in the gulch," us tlie pioneers of
that section say, and is a graduate of
Ann Arbor university, He practiced medicine nt White Sulphur Springs a time
and i.s consequently well known there.
His name is u famous oue in Montana,
Leroy Southmayd, his father, having taken u prominent part iu tbe work of exterminating the bad element from tlie
country in the dnys of tbe vigilantes.
The badge fever in Missoula is still at
its height. Thc man wbo cannot support
u budge of some sort is not much
good. There are Hugs, nnd I here are
knapsacks and there ore ribbons. Children
wear them, men wear them and women
wear Ihem. They are sold on tlie sheets
and in tho stoics. They arc hawked
Ubout on the depot platform, and they are
peddled around the business homes. Tlio
list of novelties in the badge line is stilt
increasing, and tiie man wiio starts out
to get a complete collection of tbem will
have a large job on his hands. The
Maine and Spain are fortunately so built
thut thoy rhyme, and this makes it easy
for the oomposei-s of these couplets. Where
the craze will stop, there is no telling.
Idaho.
Rev. Allan McRea has resigned as pastor of the Presbyterian church at Nez
Perce. He will leave in a few days for
liis home nt Whatcom, Washington. His
health has becn poor of late, and be expects to be benefited by tlie change.
At American Fulls during thc thunder
storm tlie other day, while Burke's cattle
outfit wus bunching cattle on tlie blull*
opposite the town, preparatory to shipping, a bolt of lightning struck the herd.
Five .cows were knocked down—two of
them killed on the spot. . Two riders were
stunned, Nephi Walker being sick for an
hour nnd his clothes smelling of fire; the
reins of Jack Rurke's bridle were cut as
if with a knife his horse stumbled und tbe
rider was knocked from his seut. lloth
men, however, soon recovered.
Since the departure of Company F, of
the First Idaho National Guards, for the
seat of war, and the praise they received
as being the best drilled company that reported at Roise, the officers of the remaining companies at Wardner are making
strong efforts to have their companies
even better instructed than were tlie old
members of Company F. Drills are held
regualrly, and every member is expected
to be on hand. Nearly all the members
of theso two companies, which are now
the only organized troops in tlie state,
are employed in mining and their labor
requires that they work nights half of
the time so it is arranged tliat the men
working dny shift do no drilling. Members who arc not working regularly drill
hnlf the time, nnd those working attend
everv drill when they ure on night shift,
regardless of the company thut is bci'ng
drilled, the drilling being the important
feature, and the company organization
being only a secondary matter. There
is as yet nothing definite regarding another company going from the Coeur
d'Alenes in response to the last cull of
thc president for volunteers.
STARVING   AT   SANTIAGO.
T0G0VERN1HEPHILIPPINES
IS  GIVEN LARGE AUTHORITY.
General llerrltt H«*.*«.|v«-s Kxliaaa-
tlve In-itn,ctlon*—Twenty Tliou-
Hun,l .lieu fur the Expedition—
(.-able From America hy Way ot
Hawaii.
Population  DlHconrnu-ert and Waals
Peace.
Port Au Trincc, aIiij- 20.—Two Italians
who set out from Santiago de Cuba in a
small boat on Mny 10, landed near Mole
St. Nicholas on the 22d, arriving here today, bringing information us to the situation at Santiago. The state of affairs
there is critical particularly so because of
the luck of food. A great muny of the
unfortunate people, especially the recon-
centrados, are dying of starvation. The
whole population is terribly discouraged
and keenly desirous of peace.
The arrival of the squadron under Cer-
vera without food supplies for tbe city
deepened the general despondency. The
squadron has disembarked 800 men, artillerymen nnd engineers and landed 20,000
Mauser lilies, a great quantity of ammunition and four big guns destined for
the fortifications. In spite of tlie strict
silence maintained by tbo officers and
crews, tiie general impression wns when
the Italians left, that the squadron would
set sail for San Junn, Puerto Rico, to obtain supplies nnd land ammunition there.
SELF-DOCTORING BY SOLDIERS.
Private.      Instructed    What    to
When Wounded In Battle.
The wounded in a modern land battle
hove Binnll chance of immediate rescue,
says tho London Mail. It is not possible
to remove them from the fighting during
the conflict, because the hospital hearers
attempting the task would lie killed. The
best that can be hoped is to attend to
Ihem within thc next 24 hours. This stern
fact having becn realized, instruction has
becn given to every private in the United States army in the art of taking care
of himself in case he is hurt He carries
tt his belt what is called a "first-aid-packet," containing a roll of bandages, an*
untiscptics compress and an. antiseptic
gauze, inclosed in a sealed rubber casing.
If ho gets a bullet wound and is in a
condition to use his wits, he stuffs a plug
of tlie gauzo into the hole and applies a
bandage. This mny save his life and give
tlie scrgon a chance when thore is nn opportunity for treating him.
Irving- M. Scott ''oes to Hussln.
San Francisco, Mny 20.—Irving M.
Scott of the Union Iron works, hns gone
to St Petersburg to consult with the
czar's government regarding tlio building
of Russian warships in this city. On
Tuesday last he received a message from
St. Petersburg congratulating him on the
pcrtormnnie of the Oregon and nsklng mm
to go to thnt city.
Over 7,000,000 Easter eggs were this
year imported into England from Hamburg.
Tlie total length of the world's tele
graph system hns now reached 4,908,1121
miles.
New York, Mny 31.—The stale department lias mailed lo General Morritt bis
exhaustive instructions for the government of the Philippines, says the Washington correspondent of the Tribune.
These embody not only full details for
the control ot the military and naval
forces in establishing L'nited Stutcs sovereignty over the Philippine group, which
were prepared by the win* nnd navy departments for incorporation in the instructions, but arc understood to clothe
tlie commanding general with greater discretionary powers thun huve ever up to
this time been granted to an agent of this
government. Except in bis relations with
foreign powers, growing out of possible
complications in the eust, which are to
be referred to Washington for negotiation,
General Mcrritt's control of affairs will
bo practically supreme. The instructions
throughout bear every evidence that tlie
L'nited States intends to retain permanent
control of ths islands.
In this connection it is understood today thnt arrangements are already being
made to lay n cubic from San Francisco
by wny of Hawaii, directly to Manila and
that work will bc undertaken as a matter
of necessity tiie moment thc authority
for expenditure can lie secured from congress.
Twenty ThniiMnna Men.
Ry direction of the president formal
orders have been prepared for issue today
adding 8000 men to the department of the
Pacific under General Morritt, increasing
the force to 20,000 men. While General
Merritt was promised a week ngo that
this increase would be made if possible,
difficulties insurmountable in character
were presented and it wns only on thc
success nchieved by the wur department
yesterday, in' securing the execution of
contracts much earlier than anticipated,
that it was found possible to redeem the
promise. These related not only to
transportation but to the arms, ammunition, uniform nnd other requisite equipment, it having been fensible up to .this
time to secure these essentials for only
12,000 men.
General Merritt was informed last night
of the improved prospects for augmenting his force and wns requested to designate such additional volunteer regiments
from the east us he desired for duty in
tho Philippines with thc assurance that
liis wishes would lie respected.
It is understood that lie contemplates
asking for at least one regiment from
New York, another from Illinois nnd from
the District of Columbia a third, lt is
likely Colonel Jay Torrey's mounted
Rocky mountain riflemen will be added
to the expedition, which is thus far deficient in the cavulry arm.
WHIPPED  A  SPANISH  FORCE.
Part  of  Gomes'**  Army   Selxetl   Food
and A mm mi HI on.
NEW CALL OF VOLUNTEERS.
London, May 30.—A dispatch to thc
Standard from Key West says:
Intelligence has been received here from
Cuba that a portion of tlie army of General Gomez, consisting of 300 cavalry and
500 infuntry, on Saturday at day-light nt-
tucked, captured and held for two hours
the town of Remedios, in the province of
Santa Clara.
The Cubans wrere commanded by Cnr-
illo, and the object of the attack was to
capture a supply of provisions sent there
three days before to the Spanish troops,
who numbered 3000 men. The Cubans looted the place of everything edible, which
was sent to General Gomez, as well as
304 Mauser rifles and 30,000 rounds of ammunition.
The loss of thc Cubans was four killed
and three wounded. The Spaniards lost
32 killed and 30 wounded.
Purl   Will   lie   l.cil   to   Fill   Prewent
Ki-Klinenta.
Wellington ,May 30.—About 20 governors of states nnd territories have replied
to Secretary Alger's telegrams asking for
their views regnrding the filling of the
present volunteer regiments U> their maximum strength before beginning the formation of new organizations. Some of
these Indicate a preference for the recruiting of entirely new regiments ns, under
the first cull, leaving tiie present organizations with Ihe number of nun now con*
tnined ill thein, though practically nil
promise the governmen any amount of
troops that nre wanted. It is the president's desire, however, that the organisations already formed should |,c filled to
tlieir maximum strenglh ns lhe law provides und this policy will be curried out in
the recruiting under the second cull. Tlie
apportionment to the stihes hus been
made up hut not yet given to the public.
Through urgent representations to Secretary Alger some of tlm stylos were per-
milted under the first cull to furnish a
greater number of troops thun they were
legally entitled to on the basis of popular representation. Consequently in raising the 75,000 men under [lie second cnll
these inequalities will be remedied as far
as practicable with the result that some
of the states may not be culled on to
furnish nny of the men needed. This
course probably may give rise to discontent in stutes where men wish lo serve,
but it is regarded ns the only fuir way to
proceed.
Adjutant General Corbin snid tliat it
had been definitely decided today to use
about 50,000 of the volunteers to be raised
under the new call in filling out deficient
regiments already organised under the
old call, lt would take ubout that number he thought, to fill each company up
to the maximum limit of 1000 men. The
remaining 25,000 men wiil bc organized
into regiments of three battalions eacli
and distributed among the states and territories in exnetly the same proportion as
under the first cnll. No cavalry however,
would be accepted, und only a limited
number of artillery.
DECISION IN A MONTANA CASE.
The Apex PuHHlnjtr ThroitftJ, an Km!
l.lue uud a Side Line—Working
Plaeera In Idaho—Activity in
tikiinounn county. Washtna*ton—
.Mien Kear ECeadrlck—Monte Orlato
Dxpeets to Ship Soon.
NEW   BRITISH    COMMANDER.
THE   MONTANA   VOLUNTEERS.
Four  Train  Load*  Have Arrived  In
San  Francisco.
Snn Francisco, May 21).—Four train
loads of Montana volunteers arrived in
this city yesterday. The Red Cross Society had prepared a breakfast of sandwiches and coffee for tlie soldiers after
which they were lined up for the mureli
to Camp lUchmond.
Tlie men were given a magnificent reception by the people of this city, who
gathered by thousands along the line of
march, cheering them, and as tlio soldiers
marched along they were presented with
flowers and fruits in abundance.
The troops were in good physical condition, but were a little fatigued from
their long confinement on the cars. Their
camping grounds at Camp Richmond had
been prepared for them and before evening the men will be comfortably settled
in their new quarters.
I.ee Mantle to Organise Cavalry*
Denver, May 20.—A News special from
Washington says:
Senator Lee Mantle of Montana moy
organize a provisional cavalry regiment
in tho mountain states, of which lie
would go to the front as colonel. He has
already received tenders of enough companies from Montana olone to moke the
regiment, but he feels other mountain
states will desire and should bc given opportunity to contribute troops if the regiment is to be organized.
Forces   lu   Canada    V, ill   lie   Coin-
ntumled hy l.ord Seymour.
Hulifax, N. S., May .0.—-Lieutenant
General Alexander Montgomery-Moore,
who -for the past five years has been in
command of the British Hoops in tlie do-
minion, vacated the appointment today.
His successor in c.imir...iid of thc dominion forced is Lord William Seymour sou
of the late Admiral Sir George Francis
Seymour, brother of the fifth .Marquis of
Hereford, and himself oue of the best-
known and best-liked officers in hcr majesty's army.
1-rord Seymour began his career in the
navy in I8i)4, but after a year of service
with the Baltic1 fleet, lie joined thc army
ns lieutenant nnd went with the forces Lo
the. Crimea, being (hen but 17 years of
age.
He is now lieutenant general witli an
R. opposite his name in the anny list as
an indication tliat he has been rewarded
for meritorious service. He has becn assistant military secretary and assistant
quartermaster general of the British army, and in 1882 had command of the Cold
streams in Egypt He was in thc engagement at Tel-el Maskuta and at the
battle of Tel-cl-Kcbir.
Ho and his sisters, one of whom is the
widow of tlie late Prince Victor of Ho-
henlolie-Langonbnrg, were in 1871 given
fhe rank of marquis' children.
KILLED BY A CEAZY GREASER,
Drnnken   Half  Breed   Mexican   Goes
Forth to Murder.
Albuquerque, N. M., Mny 29.—Joseph
Romero, while crazed with drink, shot
nnd almost instantly killed 8-ycar-old Felipe Abumion nnd injured Arturo Garcia
so thut he will die. Previous to this Ro-
mero attempted to kill Kunieio Anaya,
but his gun refused to respond to his murderous desire.
Romero filled up on whiskey here and
started for Atrisio, on the other side of
the river. Coming upon the Anaya boy
playing in the road he attempted to shoot
him, without success. A little further
on he met a number of children playing
together und opening fire on them, killed
young Abannon ond fatally wounded Arturo Garcia.
Romero was captured by Sheriff Hub-
bell who w,as compelled to stand off the
populace ut the point of a gun in order
to get the murderer ni jail. A lynching
is threatened.
BITTER   AGAINST   W0LSELEY.
Go With Merritt.
Washington May 29.—Brigadier Generals Charles King, F. V. Green and Harrison Gray Otis were ordered to report to
General Merritt for assignment to duty
with the expedition to tho Philippines.
Spaniards   Sny   Ile   Is  Too   Open   1"
Friendship for America.
London, May 30.—The Madrid correspondent of the Times says:
Tlie recent statement of Lord Wolscley,
the. commander-in-chief of the British
anny, in conversation with the correspondent of the Associated Press in London thnt the United Stntes would make
a mistake in attempting to invade Cuba
with volunteers who ore not fully drilled
and disciplined on being cabled back from
New York, still more excited popular feeling against England. Spaniards regard
it as indecorous for the commander-in-
chief of a friendly power to proclaim his
sympathy With America and to advise
tlie latter as to the best method of invading a Spanish possession.
An English lady sent the Pope nn Easter egg of the value of 5,000. It contained a ruby ond diamond ring.
In England 019 breweries were closed
during the year. Nearly all of these were.
small houses of the home-brewed class.
The number of churches in Chicago has
grown from 157 in 1870 to 033. |
The celebrated Pluckrock-Niaguro cuse
bus beet) decided iu the .supreme court at
Washington, the decision of the lower
iu thecourl being sustained, lie cuse wus
tried in the district court of Silver Bow
counly, Mont., in July, 1802. 'l'he plaintiffs were William P. Forbis. James W.
Forbis, .Meyer Gonzberger and W. F. Fitzgerald, who owned two-thirds of the Niagara, W. A. Clark owning the other
third. The defendants were w. A. Clark
und J. K. Clark, owners of the Blackrock,
The two claims adjoint, the south side
line of tin: Niagara being also thu north
side line of the Blackrock, The apex of
the vein in controversy passes through
the west end line of the Blackrock and
crosses the common side line 513 feet
westerly from the cast end line of the
Blackrock and continues across tlie Niagara, passing out of the east end line
thereof. The vein dipped to the south.
It was alleged that the owners of the
Blackrock hud extracted ore from that
vein on its dip nt a point under the apex
which was on the Niagara, and plaintiffs
were given judgment for $27-242,40, the
alleged amount of ore extracted. A motion for a new trial was denied and in
November, 1805, the supreme court of
Montana affirmed the judgment of the
lower court in denying a new trial, 'llie
case was then taken to the supreme court,
aud some time ago arguments were heard,
J. W. Forbis appearing for the plaintiffs
and Governor It. B, Smith for the defendants. The decision of the district court
in this case followed the principle laid
down in the King-Amy-Silversmith ease,
holding thut the Niagara owners were
entitled to an accounting against the
Blackrock for the ore taken from the
dip of the vein under the apex, which was
ou Niagara ground and cast of the point
where the apex passed wholly within the
Niagara premises. This case differed
from the Amy-Silversmith in this: in
the Amy-Silversmith thc vein passed
through two side lines, crossing the location diagonally. In the lUaekruck-Nia-
gara case the apex |sisses through an end
line and a side line. The amount of thc
judgments with interest to date is ovei
.$40,000.
Thc Priest l.nkc Pincers.
Prospectors have recently staked out a
largo amount of placer ground on the
bar between Boulder and Gold Creeks, iu
tlie Priest lake district of Idaho, lt is
claimed by the parties who did the work
tliat they were employed by u syndicate
of Spokane and eastern capitalists. It i-
said that the syndicate w ill put in a large
hydraulic plant. They will take the
water from Uoulder creek, where a good
head can be obtained high above the bars.
There ean be little doubt of the success
of the enterprise if properly conducted as
gold can be found in many places in this
bur. In some places it bus been found in
sufficient quantity to warrant working
with sluices in a small way. Work of this
nature will probably be done on Gold
creek thin scusun. Considerable course
gold lias been taken out of (.old creek
in the immediate vicinity of tlie falls.
Claims were staked on Gold creek many
years ago when Idaho was a territory. No
one here nows who the early prospectors
were but there are indications that, they
met with encouraging results.
On Mount Clinpoccn.
At the Golden Zone on Mount Cha*
puecu, in Okanogan county, Washington,
work is steadily progressing on the tunnel which hus penetrated the mountain
over 400 feef. giving u vertical depth of
900 feet, the greatest depth iu Okanogan.
The present workings disclose six feet of
beautiful high grade honey combed white
quartz, absolutely free milling, much of
it showing free gold to the naked eye.
It has been estimated thut 85 per cent of
the values con be saved on the tables.
The work done bus developed a mine of
great value. Manager Kingsbury bus
shippc quantities of ore lo Fraser, Chalmers and others for mill tests and states
that a complete milling plant with a daily
capacity of 35 to 40 tons, with free van-
ners, will bc ordered shipped to Johnson
creek during high wuter in the Okanogan
river, and will be set iu position and run
ning early the coining full.
The company also has several desirable
mill sites and a valuable water right with
o fall of '200 foot to furnish power for the
new plant.
Prcpnrlliu;   for   OrcriuillM*.
The Basic Mining Company Is building
a dredge to operate at Plueerville is the
report from Hoise, Idaho. The boat for
thc dredge has been built and the machinery is arriving. The boat is 100 feet
long, 40 feet wide ami draws 3J feet of
water. The stream will be dammed to
make a pond in which to float it. Thc
dredge is to be operated by electric force
generated hy water power and the plant
for tlie purpose is elaborate. Fourteen
miles of ditch and flume have been constructed uml the power afforded will
amount at the minimum to 500 horse
power, the fall being 350 feet. Thc waters of Grimes creek are used and the
power will be conveyed to tlie dredge over
12 miles of wire. Tlie company is also
building 20 miles of wagon road and a
telephone line will connect power house
nnd dredge. The company owns 24 miles
f creek bottoms along Grimes, Wolf and
Granite creeks and in Boyles1 gulch.
Mien Mine   Nenr   l\ end rick,
A most important discovery has l>ecn
made on Cedar creek, near Kendi iek, Idaho, by H. L. Patterson of a fine ledge
containing some of the best mica yet
found in this section. A number of bodies
most of them were scattering and not of
sufficient size tu warrant working. Mr.
Patterson bus opened up 10 feet und seemed sheets from four to six inches
square, and has returns from samples sent
out that Indicate that the quality te excel lent.
A   Spur   to   Monte  Crista  Mine.
F. P. Gutelic, general manager of ibe
Columbia *lt Western railway, was in Rowland the other day. and had a consultation wiih George K. Pfunder, managing
director and superintendent, uf the Monte
CHsto Mining company, in reference to
the placing of a switch from the main
truck of the Columbia & Western to the
Monte Cristo mine. The result is that
the survey of the spur will be made, and
immediately thereafter the work of construction will be commenced, 'l'he spur
will be ubout half a mile in length. While
this te being uilt, the shipping of ore will
be begun.
l'a Inter  m otin t n in.
At the big Palmer mountain tunnel
in Okanogan county, Washington, excellent progress is being made, the workings
being nuw over 1000 feet from the portal,
with i- vertical depth of ubout 700 feet.
The formation varies but little, being u
well mineralized diorite with occasional
seams and bunches of quartz and persistently hard, but as a rule breaking to good
advantage. The formation is so hard that
timbering has been dispensed with the
lust few hundred feet.
CUTTING    OFF    OF    SUPPLIES.
Ad intra I Dewey Heports That the
Blockade Continues Effective aud
the Situation Is tucbaDged-
< hplain Orldley Sick nud Ordered
J Ionic.
SAMPSON OFF KEY WEST.
Battleships     MoIIoiiIcnm     Under     n
Tropical   Sun.
On Board the Associated press Dispatch
Moat Wanda, Key West, May 29.—Sunday, with the fleet waiting, watching iu
silent, sunlit seas, a group of great battleships motionless under the tropical sun,
broad decks, scorched and seared by day,
languid and dreamy under the stars by
night, a fleet of powerful sea fighters, an
army of brave men drifting at sea waiting for something to do -that tells thc
story of Hear Admiral Sampson's fleet for
many days and nights. The ships of the
fleet stand close together in small groups.
Hour after hour passes and the position
is not changed. Greal volumes of smoke
occasionally issue from the funnels and
curl unswayed by the wind into the sky.
The men drag impatiently through the
drills and ciawl impatiently away into the
shaded nooks of the decks and grumble
ut the inactivity. During the day the
music on board swells far out over the
silent water, and at night voices arc plain
ly heard from ship tu ship. Stretching
away lo thc sea line the sky is gleaming
and motionless and one can scarcely imagine it the sjunc sofl that has been tumbling
for weeks past. It is a picture of tropical languor.
Method   In   Inactivity.
But there is method in Sampson's inactivity. Until he is definitely advised tbat
the Spanish fleet Is imprisoned in Suntiugu
de Cuba harbor he is here in a position to
move quickly in any direction where the
Spanish ships may appear. Jf the Spaniards should escape Schley and make for
eastern seaports of the United States he
is iu a position in a feu hours run to cut
them off in the Windward passage. One
ov more scout boats are kept iu that position constantly. On the other hand if
thc Spaniards should come around the
western end of Cuba with the hope of getting into Havana he is here where he can
intercept Ihem on short notice. Jt is
irksome to wait here day after day.
A most vigilant watch i.s kept by the
Ileet day and night in hope that the Spanish fleet may come iu sight. The sailors
hang over the rails scanning the horizon
and thc gunners lie in thc shadow of the
big rifles, longing for a chance to see the
monsters thundering.
Washington, May 28.~-The navy department this afternoon ujude public tlie
following dispatch:
"Cavite, May 24, via Hong Kong, Muy
20.—To the Secretary of the Nuvy, Washington: No change in the situation. The
blockade is effective. It is impossible for
the people of Munilo to buy any provisions except rice. The captain of the
Olyinpia (Gridley) has been condemned
by a medical survey und is ordered home.
He leaves by tho Occidental and Oriental
steamship from Hong Kong on the 28th.
Commander 1,-aniberton is appointed commander of the Olympia. Dewey."
In   Desperate  Straits.
New York, May 28.—A dispatch to tlie
World from Munilu via Hong Kong says:
The situation of the besieged inhabitants
of Manila is growing more and more desperate, owing to the cutting off of supplies. The blockade by Dewey's squadron is complete, while the insurgents huve
surrounded the city on the land side, thus
effectually closing the place in.
Dewey has deferred further aggressive
action nt this point until the arrival of
the cruiser Charleston with coal and ammunition, and of the promised troops for
military occupation of the islands.
Power*   Have   Agreed.
""Berlin, May 28.—An article in the Post
says:
"It is declared semiofficially that the
recent rumors as to the transfer of tlie
Philippine islands to France or to Germany or to their partition among the
European powers with interests in the far
east have no foundation whatever. America Is not yet in possession, it is true,
and it is quite possible that she may not
ever occupy them. Put any laying of
hands on tbe islands at present would
be a hostile act against America, nor
would it be tolerated by tlie other European powers having interests there."
This utterance may be taken as explicit
proof that the continental powers have
come to un agreement on the subject to
await further action bv America.
WAS    SCHLEY'S    MANOETJVER.
l.ed    Cerrera     to   Believe    lie   Had
Given   i i> the Glia.se.
TROOPS TO SET SAIL FOR CUBA.
Gen.    Shatter's    llca-ulam    antl    thc
Best Volunteer Regiment* win tio.
New York, May 20.—A special dispatch
to the Tribune from Washintgon says:
Orders have at last gone forward to
Major General Shafter at Tampa to embark the greater portion of his corps, including all thc regulars and a few of the
most efficient volunteer regiments on
board thc transports gathered ot that
place and the aggressive military movement which has been so frequently pre
dieted and so often delayed for one cause
ur nnother is an accomplished fact before
the end of this week. Thc strongest units
of Admiral Sampson's reorganized squad
mn will convoy tbc expedition and cover
ils landing at a point now definitely desig
noted.
Simultaneously the most rigid conv>r
ship of press dispatches thnt has so fur
beeu undertaken by the government will
be pul into operation at Tampa and Key
West tonight, and no message relating to
the movements of troops or ships, or in
any way speculating upon thc expedition
will bc permitted on the wires. If this
means of preventing publication of information which would Ih; exceedingly valuable to Spain is not wholly successful, the
censorship will bc promptly extended to
the mails. It can be confidently asserted
that beyond the secretary of war and secretary of the navy, thc president will permit no civilian to enjoy his confidence in
this matter until a landing on the foreign
territory shall have been actually accomplished and General Shafter himself will
have sealed orders, whose contents will be
known only to General Miles and General
Corbin, until tbc expedition is safely at
sen. Admiral Sampson's sole instruction
was to guard the expedition and to eo-
operato with General Shafter under the
hitter's direction.
Mule St. Nicholas. Haiti, May 30.-l'he
following dispatch has been received here
from the correspondent of the Associate
Press with the American fleet otl Santiago:
Off Santiago de Cuba, May 29.--Commodore Schley and the flying squadron
hove the Spanish licet bottled up in the
harbor of Santiago, By the most clever
manoeuvering the commodore allowed the
Spaniards to think lie had left in disgust.
They took the bail and ran into the harbor. Schley moved down ihis morning
and at 0 o'clock by going close to the harbor he saw the Cristobal Colon, Maria
Teresa, and  two torpedo boats.
Commodore Schley has acted upon his
own information and judgment for six
days and believes the whole Spanish fleet
is there. After the discovery of the fleet
he went to breakfast saying:
"1 have got them and they will never
get home."
'l'he auxiliary cruiser St. Paul arrived
here this morning and was sent lo Mole
St. Nicholas with dispatches. She captured a coal ship, which was sent to Key
West hy Captain Sigsbee in charge ol a
prize crew. The coal was undoubtedly intended for the Spanish fleet. It is believed there is not much coal at Santiago.
'l'he officers and men of the flying
squadron are jubilant over thc fact that.
the location of the Spanish fleet has finally
been definitely established.
The temperature here is 110 in the
shade and in the steel turrets the heat te
actually beyond the power of imagination. The American ships here arc tho
Brooklyn, Texas. Massachusetts, Iowa.
Marblehead and Vixen, a torpedo gunboat.
of mica hove been developed in this section of Idaho with  but   poor result, as
Tlie government paid $75,000 for the
secret nnd right of manufacture of the
Whitehead torpedo.
The newest treatment for typhoid fever is simply pure olive oil given internally.
Four-fifths of the people in London
never enter a place of worship.
INSURGENTS WILL AID DEWEY
Those at  Cavite   Well   Armed nnd   In
Good   Discipline.
London, May .10.- The Hong Kong correspondent of the Daily Mail ways:
l'nited States Consul O. P, William*
does not think Admiral Montojo will bo
court martiuled. Williams also adds that
Aguinaldo, the insurgent leader, and his
men ore ot Cavite in a state of good discipline. They ore provided with plenty
of rifles and ammunition and are expected
to do good service for tho Americans in
attacking Manila. The American troops
from Son Francisco ore expected to arrive
there June 14.
Officers  for the   Army.
Washington May 29.—Among a long
list of army nominations sent by tlie president to the senate yesterday were the
following:
To be major-general of volunteers,
Mathew C. Butler, South Carolina.
To be brigadier-general of volunteers,
James R. Watts, Texas; Nelson Colo, Missouri; William C. Gates, Alabama.
To be commissary of subsistence with
rank of major, Edmund Peach, Montana.
To bc additional paymaster, Beverly
W. Coiner, of Washington.
There are in round numbers 2000 cheese
factories in Canada.
Iodine is a crude alkaline matter, produced by the combustion of seaweed.
Among the Kols, of Central India, a
shorn fight always accompanies the wedding ceremony. s
THE MINER.
1UK MIXKK te (aluled -jn intarauy*, wul will
be uiatle-i (0 say mi-lrcssla Caiui-l* or tLe
United states for one ys»r. on receipt ol two
doU^re.   51«j;1e copies five cej-iU.
m^m»^(»c»»m»e^^^»»m^ Executor's Notice toCreditors
8 J_vJv«i/i.J-,     INV/ 1 CO. j    i.i |tsl  \st  lo llie "Trustees ami Extw-ulors . '9 JS-^wJ-**'-•'•'•'>*■ --S
X 5 Act."  "'"lee Is hereby given  that all | VinStt-*i"\.,^i*i,^/'7^s"
ifo-M-^.**.^^^ gjjj»»«j}na ?{.h„e?.,j!r'iVlt*r^l,!l8c0aUy;! r££&*& »*^gS3if
le,ltauch- ^^ "V"™
■JSsiK Licensing Court Notice
piKSfANT to the "Trusteea and Executor"
r Act," notice is hereby given tbat all
Creditors and othera having claims or de-
inutuli riLCHttiHt the estate of Thomas Capsey,
The stages to and from all points are I laleOrand Prairie,luthoUountyof Vole,Kauch
•CONTRACT Aj)V-BRTUBM*N'Wio«ert«lfttthe I running on schedule time again.
r«to of tt per column Inch per month. 1    Owing to he heavy rains for the past
^RANan;NT advkkti.-eukmk inserted * ten days a height blockade is eminent.
tUerthteoJ js r.L-ui* i*r nopuaretl line tlmt       .     _
 .„„ .„.  ,|     Dr. roster, of the Greenwood  bosp-
iistition.   Advertlteiaent-a   ruriuing lot at     .    '      *     *      ,     ,   . .u-  -II
, ,,,      , ,,   ...   ,,    ,   ta'. spent a couple of da>s in ihe city
shorter period M>an Uijnw mouuu areclaned   ^^ JJccjj
tnuutUut. _,
eoftRRSPONDlWCK flow (.very part nf the Jerry Qeimaiu has accepted a post-
ytloDtatrtctaiidoomniuuleallonRupon live tion with the Grand Korks Brewery
topics always  acceptable.  Send In your company.
and we will do the]     Mayor Wood, of GreenwooJ, passed
j through the city last week on bis way to
XOB MUKTiao turned out li) flnbolui stylo | »0S8land.
T. F. Cur ran, manager of the G-ard
Forks hotel,  made a business   Uip
Greenwood this week.
news watte it te fresh,
rest.
<.• (hottest notice.
MldTMs f. ll. HuCAftTER -i HON.
deceafci,  who  died  oa the 8rd
April lMi-*. and ol whose last  win
incut probate was granted to l<eoua.- .......	
Hint John McLaren, oi Grand 1'ralrie, aforesaid, |
aud James Seale, of Nelson, wash .aforesaid.     A Betting ol theLleenstug dour! (or the South-
tbe executors therein named, ou Hie 9th day ol   Brn portion or lho Osoyoos imyIkwu of Yuie Dls-
Moy, Vtm. nre required to send mil psriiculurs ; lri(.t wlll bo UvM ttt
or sueh claims or demands duly verified w tne   _ .  „.. „, , „ ....   ...  lttu
said executor, to tlu address of II. 8. Cayley, ■ Osoyoos and Midway, Wednesday, the  ISth
DayofJuue, 1898,
o'clock la ilu' forenoon
U, A. tt. l.AMin.v,
c, B. C 15 May, 1H»H.
solicitor^Grand forks, B.C., on or hefore the
13th day of June, 1898. At the hour of 11
All  persons owing tbe  said  estate are required to pay their indebted ness forthwith, Government OffiC
And tiotme is huretiy given that after such   , ^r— , - - -, Ml,,    —M*,„ mi
last mentioned  date the executors will pro- '	
ceed to distribute the assets of the said estate NOTlfF
amongst  the  parties entitled thereto, having I .m-.---.-..
regard only to tlie claims or demands of which ■
the suid executors or their aolloltov shall then 1 njoTICK IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT   IXTY
tee, ant  that lhe mild executors will   I"
tuiAM- Forks. B. <'.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4. iR«8.
Win. McKay relumed fromatendays
prospecting trip ttrougli the touvh hall
of the Colville reset vat ton.
D. M. Feeney is building a residence
iTKRTH bvkhy BATP1 iuv | 'n wMcb to install bis family, which is 1
iveulng ats o'clock In theit! expected bere in a few days.
11 r.   a r-.i.tiiU invitation ex*      „        -*■*.., f
Harry S'iea Is toad: fuurloen assays I
on Tuesday of this week, This com- !
mencea to look ii'<e business.
Carson Lodge I. O
i.O.O.F
'.all at * srson,
oo.lu.il to all sojourning brethren
P. 11 NJSLS1
Wm. U OtaBK, B.S.
O. F. No. ,17.
•Jt,  S.G
have 11011 ,
to 1 not be liable for the assets or any part ilmre.
lore so distributed to anv person ol whose
Claim or demand he shall then have had no-
tine.
IJ. S. CAY-.BY,
Solicitor lor Executors, (irand Forks.
Dnle.l Ihis ldlh iluy of May. 1«%.
lisle ol lirst publleatlou, May lllh.lRSS.
Date ol lust publication. Juuo ith, isiis.
STAND   TOGETHER.
..(invention called to j
NOTICE
TAKE   NOTICE  lhat   llie  -general
meeting   ol   the   shareholders   .
"pathfinder Mlidm-, ite.iM..iloii
In adjcurtiing the Cutivcm>uiiwu,«u ." j . .
be held in Rossland on May 2b.b for the
purpose ol nominating a canoidatc lor
Ibe coming provincial election, thc op-
jio,ttUK ist ol Roa.land have shown that
ihey were sincere in their claim that I Mrr.. I. A. Dli Btnoe wbo has bsen af
ihey bad no intention of lakin.; any i ll cted for some time pa I, was taken to
snap judgment on residents of the I ibe Greenwood boypital, this week, for
western poilion of the riding, aDd what- j 'reaimu.l.
fiver they have done, though it may have j The U'and Forks contingency to tre
been irregular, ihey considered it to be | K«s*.l-*nd Convention has returned and
u K '    ,   . .        are verv much pleaded over the rcsu.t
for the best interest of  the cause  tbey I 0i their trip.
ar; advocating and not for any  s..-ltisb i     ,.,-.-,,.       , ^  .
" ■ ,       '      ,     .      Hugh S. Cayley hai been appointed
moti\ e or in the inteiest oi  a  Rowland j col|ector 0. volcs o( |be » e.tctn p,)r,ion
candidate. | of the Rossland ridmg, wr.h headqtiar-
When it was cxpl incd to them  thai j tefs at Grand l-'orks.
up to tbe last mi-nit lit of  the  tising  of]    The Grey Eagle claim, on Observa-
;ho legislature the Boundary creek pec- j lion mountain, w II probibly be sold in
•blc had hopes of being cu; off [rom  the J?^0/'time
Kosslaml electoral diitrict, and  placed '
iiniitinl
ol    Ibe
,     , , .       r j.  I'll! JIlllLUT      -■■ 1 I J 1 I 1 I V ,     I,./.I HI   1 HIM    lllld    III*
(. Ins. Cumings tetuined fiom Ross- yeatmoht Compuny, Limited Liability, (or tbe
land last Saturday, wheic bc went on eleotloh of directors and lhe transaction of
business  connected   with thc  townsite i neneral busiuesa, will take place nt the head
olliee ol the company, ut (..rami porks, n. 0.,
ut the hour of VJ ..f, on
The   Pathfinder   Mining, Reduction I Saturday, June 18th, 1898,
and Investment company have s cured and take notice tliat at stichjmeetiiig, special
desk   room   in   Harry   Sheads'   i-s.sav
. fii e.
days ufler date I Intend to apply to the
Chlel i ..Miaiis-ii.il, r of Lands und Works for
permission to purchase the following desoiiooa
ItiiiiI situulein the district of Yule and liny
between the Kettle river where it skirls lhe
south bouudary of Lot 710 and thu Interna-
tionul llouudury Line und more particularly
described ns:—CfomniOUOlng at a post marked
"0. K. Mllbournc's N, K. eonici and Initial
post" ami riinnint,. tueiico south til chulus,
thencewestsochains, thenco North to Kottle
river, thence easl following Kettle liver lo Initial post, coutulnlu-r hihi acres more'or luss.
tlllAlll.lls K. Mll.litil'KMl.
Dated nl (irand Forks, 11. ('. March Hist, 1»'J8.
Uateol lirst publication, Aprlli. 1808.
Uilte ul lust [.oi,lie,iti.-ii. June Ull, WHS.
business willbe traiisaotedwith reference to a
sale of the Pathllndor mineral cl.lm and the
authorising ofthe directors to dispose of thc
whole or any part of tho assets of the company.
[mll-141 Signed, Frank Kiiviis, Bee'yi
Dated nt (irnnd forks, Muy Will, 181)8.
I are now in piogress.
lu one by iliemsclves, a d on that a--!.>hn   A-    Manly   and    Commodore
.', ,      .   .        ,,.        .   ,      Biden   left TDursday morning for   Eu-
count bad considered the calling ot the  rekr camp>   Tuev   e pect t0 visit  a
Convent! on premature aid paid no attet- j number ol o'htr reservatii-n  points  be-
tion to the i vitation to send rcpresenta- j fore reluming.
•lives to the convention, and lhat it was
by the merest accident lhat a representation from the ISounc'ary country came
at all, Ihere was only one dissenting
voice to an adjournment.
In orJyr that lioundary creek may
.maintain its idenii j* as a permanent
oisirict, ana if its electors are to have
any political powtr or iniiuence, tt becomes absolutely necessay that tbey
should wotk together. All .-.ectioual d f-
Vrences, if there are any, should far the
.present be dropped, and every resident i tUnber iB'said io be .nue. better.
of the distiict from Cascad; City to ihe
western lioundary line if the riding
should stand su'-id, and act as oie individual. Unless evety portion of thc
district is represented in the Rossland
convention on June 8.h, there tbould be I C. N. Mardon, the hustling propri tor
no representation whatever. If the -Bf^be.-JJ. C. dairy, expects his lamily to
. ,      „        [arrive some  lime  the   present  month.
Boundary country goes inio the Ross- Mrs> M ha5 be,n conducting a school
land convention as a unit, there is s : at Davenport, Wash , for the past two
possibility of accomplishing much good, j years.
and a pDsibiiity of a  boundary creek      There will  bc a meeting of tbe adman being named as the candidate, on I heian's   of    th^    Catholic    faith    in
the other hand, if Grand Forks, Green-' Grand Fr.rks and   vicinity   in  Laurier
, ..., .... hall,  Upper  Grand   1-orks, tomorrow,
wood and Midway act singly in the mat-, Sunday, afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. All
ter there is no question but that the re-: Catholics and their tiiendsars requested
suit will prove disasterous in the end.       lo attend.
Chas Van Ness returned Irom  Rossland la t Wednesday aft-irnoon, where]
went as a delegate to the opposition
EDUCATION.
\ OTICE U hereby given tliat Hie atiHUal ex-
ftinttifttion ot eandidates for certificates of
. qualification to tetieli inthe Public Schools of
Negouations for us  pur-1 the Province will b.! held na follows, com mono-
' flier oil Monday, July Ith, 18W, nt KM*'-a. m.:-
i    victoria  lu South l'urkSohool Building.
Vancouver In 11 i«l* school Building.
Kamloops in Public School Buildlug.
I Bach applicant must forward ti notice, thirty
I days before the examination, Btating thi; class
nud grade of certificute lor which he will be h
candidate, tho optional .subjects selected, and
at which of the abovc*nan.od places bc will attend.
Kvery notice of intention lo be an applicant
must he accompanied with satisfactory testimonial or moral character.
Candidates arc notified that all of the above
requirements mnst be fulfilled before their applications can he tiled
All candidates for First Class, Grade A, Cer-
tifieates, including Graduates, must attend in
Victor! 1 to take the subjects prescribed for July
18th and 14th instants, and to undergo required
oral examination.
s. d. POPE,
Superintendent of Education
Education Office,
Victoria. May 4th, 1R98,
Fred Wollaston, P. L. S., returned
Tuesday afternoon from CbrUtina lake,
where he has been fur th j past two
weeks surveying a numbjr of mineral
claims in that vicinity.
The C. T , R, survey paity has moved
its camp frcm near Gilpin's ranch to
Greenwood, ar.d it is understood thit
the work tf permanently looating the
line will be commenced at once.
Messrs Simpson and Larvea expect
to move their Biwmill from its preseni
site on Newby's tanch a couple of miles
further up thc  Noith   Fork, wnere the
Stanton Walker returned irom Spokane last Tuesday and left Wednesday
hfernoon in company wilh "Red"
L'^bt'oot (or Pass creek to wtjrk on a
number ot properties in that vicinity.
NOTICE IS HEREhY 0IVKN THAT SIXTY
days after date I IntCUd to apply lo the
Chief Commissioner of Land iit WorkH for per-
mission lo purchase the (.illowlng described
land situated iu the Osoyoos Division of Vale
DUtrlot in the Province of British Columbia,
cotuiiieiicing at tho Southeast corner ut it. 11.
Leis'spre-emption, being asub-dtvlslon ol lot
74701; thence east ll chains more or less to west
boundary of township \; thence north along
said boundary 40 chains; thence west 11 chains
mure or less to east boundary of it. li. i.*'<''-
pre-emption; thence south along said boundary
■fi) chains mure ui less to point of commencement where is placed a le^nl post marked K. It-
Hulls' H. W, corner.   Blgnod,      E. li. HALL.
Hated, this 3rd day of Slay, WM.
Date ol first publication, May 72th, 1MW.
lute nf last publication, Inly 2nd, 1HU8.
R.B. STANLEY SMITH, M.D. CM..
(McUlll Univ.)
PHYSIi'UN.SURG
Oorouer for Oral
ol Yale District.
SURGEON AND ACCOUCHEUr*.
raud Forks MliiiiiR Division
OFFICE:-JubilceHospital,Grand forks,B.C.
■PORBES M. KERBY,
Provincial Land Surveyor
And Civil Engineer.
OrPicE, Midway, b. c.
ASKnolato Member Cauartlan
Buelety   of Civil Euglueera.
H.
8. CAYLEY,
BARRISTER AT LAW;
Solicitor, Etc.,
Office, Main street,   -   QUAND FOKKS, B. B.
Tt WOLLASTON,
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Eugtiie-cr, Etc
ORAND FORKS, B. C.
n RAND FORKS HOTEL
Barber Shop.
Centrally Looated,   All Work IHuranteed to bo
Fiist-Cluss lu every Kespect.
PETER A. Z. PARE,      -      -      PROPRIETOR.
The Grand Forks
Mercantile Company
Having Decided to retire from the DryGoods
Business, Every Article in this Department
will be Qosed Out
AT COST.
Be sure and do not miss this great opportunity for Dry Goods bargains.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
The Water works.
NOTICE.
A silting ol the Couuty Court of Yale will bo
liolile-ii tit
Uranil Forks on Saturday, -Hit Day o{
July,  1898.
at 11 o'Clook in the* foreuoon,
Byoomrantid s. it. almond,
Government Olllco, Orand Forks, j   1). It. C. C.
B, a, Mu>* 18, ism. t
<S&i
km
NOTICE.
\ sitting of the Couuty Court ol Yale will be
At a special meeting of the council I convention h»ld"thelr last VeeV,r*wi""to I Midway, on Monday the nth day of
.called (or tbe purpose, last  Wednesday, j look atter his extensive  business  inter-1 j  ]        J0o3
Contractor Davey formally notified the  ?s-s in the metropolis of southern  Brit- ,     k,  £ *]'     *V '
ish Columbia. Bycpmmniid w. G MoMVNN,
(lovernment Oll'u-c, Midway, B. C.|   D. K. C. C.
-Mny, 7th, 18B8 ,
pity that the water work, and electric
light plant was completed and ready to
be turned over to the city,
The people of Greenwood are making
extensive preparaions for the celebration io be given on Dominion Day.   An
The question of the acceptance or re-1 excellent; progr-nn including horse rac
iusal ot lho water and light system which
Contractor Davey bas installed lor the
pity, is one which demands the most
jyareful and serious considerution of the
_• ouucil. for upon tbeir decision depends
in a measure the future wellfare and
progress of the city.
If upou due examination tbe council
ing, drilling contests, tug of war and all
kinds of athletic sports has been arranged, the whole to conclude with a
grand ball and banquet.
Mr. John Dcna'ds^n, the Riverside
avenue bicycle and fruit dealer, will receive a large invoice of Hood River
strawberries and Snake River cherries
next Tuesday.   As tbis will be the first
and board of works f)nd thnt plans and  ?h,°.™eKnt16t tb8 s"son *he detn»nd f.or
■',     " ^ i it will be large, so if want anv call early
spscifications ot the water and light system bave been fully corrpiicd  wi;b in I nas and apples ju-it received,
eveiy particular, they should then lose I    Last  Sunday  afternoon   the
.no time in accepting the plant and having the same turned over to the city. It
on the other hand Ihey lind uny discrepancies or defects in the work, Mr.
Davey should be notified at once and
I A choice line of oranges, lemons, bana-
bridge
across the Kettle river at Hall's ferry
was carried away by the sudden raise in
the water. This bridge bas been completed on'v a short time, having been
built by Wm. Hall, at a cost of nearly
$2,ooo.   Tv e o'd ferry boat whieh ha
.giyeri an opportunity to rectify them and i becn abandoned since the completion of
Wing everything up to the requirements ! lhe.b,ril,?1 wa" brov«^. in'° use af "*»
;   ' 8    .   '     "•   r ,   i j and travel was resumed after a couple
before the work is accepted, j -jays delay.
Personal feeling should be laid aside j Ge5ner A„an beUw knr)wn ,0 ,-,„ oM
^nd the acceptance of the plant made | timer as "Doc" Allan is in town. Mr.
strictly   a   business pioposition.    The j Allan   was one of the first newspaper
ppinion of street-corner experts should
bave no weight with the members of the
council, whose duty it is to be guided
men in tbis country having, in junction
with John Houston and Charles Ink,
started the Nelson Miner in 183c*. What
his business here is, is very pioblemati
*> ^■-•^'•••-;;v.'jic>
W*1*
PROVINCIAL SKCEBTA.RYS OFFICE,    \
l»0tii May, nm.      \
HIS HONOUR the Ueutenant-fiovcrnor has
been pleased toiippciutthe inidermcntinn-
ed persons Xo Ijp - nl'r-otorsof Votes, under
tbe provisions (seefioii >t> rb the-"itedistribu-
tion Act. i«sw," namely':
John D, SlBBAtD, of 1-tevelstoke, for the Revelstoke Riding, West Kootenay (electoral l>is;riet.
Ai.exandkh I-U-DAs- of Kuslo, for the Blocau
Ridjug, West Kootentty Eleotrtral Oistrlet.
RonsuicKP. Toi.mib, ol Nelson, for the Nelson Riding, Wen Kootenay Electoral District.
John Kibkup, of HosSlattd, for the KoB^land
Riding, West Knnteriay Electoral 111 strict.
Leonard Nokiiih, of Vernon, for the East Riding, Yale Electoral District.
And liis Honour the Lieutcpapt-Gover&orhft*
been pleased to appoint the undermentioned
persons to lie IMBtnbuUtlgColleotors, under tlie
iirovi-stons ol seeliou 17 oi the said Act, name-
' In thc former Electoral District of West Koo-
teuny, UeoiiorA. McI-'arlamd, of Nelson.
In the former East Riding oi Yule Electoral
District, Huail St. ti. Cayley, of Grand Forks.
jjy thc provisions of t'p^ contract as near  cal; but, as he is already interested in
#s possible.   Then should anything turn  mines in this vicini'y ar.d is keeping a i
«..* ;« .u- ».,i« « ,« k- . .u -i   sharp lookout on real estate possibilities,'
put in the future lo be wrong the council I ,he J,,^ are he  „„, be ieard) Uotn'
jfill be exonorated from sensure. | later on.   We hope he can be induced
- | to stay with us.
COURT OF REVISION. |    W. B. Davey will leave Monday morn, j
  | ing for Rossland, where be goes to close ;
^let Tuesday   Alternoon   and   Adjourned   Up his business affairs ir, th it city.    1
Nn. St.
CERTIFICATE  OF THE  REGISTRATION OF
AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY.
"COMPANIES ACT, 18W."
••The Bonita  Qold Mining Company" Regis*
Itrcd the 3rd Day of January, 1898.
HEREBY CERTIFY that I have this day re
eil   "Tliu    llonila (lold SllnlUR  Com
* pany'ni an Extra Provincial Oompany un
CURLEW MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Grand Forks Mining Division of
Yule District. Where Located—lu (Jreemvoo'l
Cninp,
TAKE NOTICE thnt I. Robert Den-'lcr Free
Miner's CeillllenteNo.IML'SA,intend,sixty
(lays Irom tne date hereof, to apply lo tlie
Mining Itecorde-r for il certificate of Improve-
menu, for the nuriK.se of obtaining a Crown
Urniit ol tliu above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 87, must bb oommonced bofore the issu*
nni-e of Bnoh certificate of improvements.
Dated tills 20th dav ol Mav, WHS.
Dale of first pulllli'iilio:., Muy iit, IM.
Date of lust publication. Julv 30.181)8.
RAWHIDE   MI.NliiiAI.   CLAIM.
TAKE NOT
Free Mini
Tlglie, Fn
Situate 111 the Grand Forks Mining Divison of
Yule Distrlot, Where located—In Greenwood
camp,
NOTICK that wc Dougnld Mclnnii
Miner's Certificate No. *-0-*t. (Thomas
Tlglie, Free Miner's Cerliliente No. HO-ii
Robert DeUzlOK Free Miner's Certificate No.
HOA-iV Robert. Wood, Free Miner's Cerliliente
No. BQOA, and J. lloss, Free Miner's Cerlili
cnte No. lSfioA, intend, sixty dnys from
llie date hereof, to apply 'to the Mining Recorder for u eertilieutc of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grantof tlio above claim.
And further take notice tlintnction, under section 87, must be commenced before the Issu
ance of sueh certificate at improvements.
Dated this 20tll day oi May, 1897.
Dale of lirsl publication, May '23, 1898.
Date of lust publioutli.ii, Julv 30, 18118.
H. A. SHEADS,
-ASSAYER-
GRAND FORKS, B. C.
SAMPLESCIVEN PROMPT ANDGAREFULTTENTION
ur E. STACHE,
Bath  Rooms,
AND TOMSOPiAL PARLORS.
RIVERSIDE,      -      •      ■       GRAND FORKS
a l. Mcdonald,
Contractor and Builder,
ORAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
Plan and specifications drawu, estimates fur-
pished in all klndsot building. Work; sirictly
tlrst'Clasa.
■T- RAND FORKS BLACKSMITH
-—AND	
z Carriage Factory
BRIDGE BTEE-St, '
D. M. FEENEY,   Proprietor,
SKf ^JJNEUAh CLAIM.
"Ski" iiiUicrnl tlflini. *itnatc in tho Gnuid
Forks Mining Division of Ouoyoos div-
Ulon of Ynlo-IJlstrlt'l.
Where loeiitoii: On Shamrock mountnin
about three in Hus etHt of Christina Lake.
TAKK NOTICE tlmt I John Driimiuoli d An
I derson, P.t. S« cf Trail, B, C. (leting tisna-
oiit for II. A. Williams, Freo Milior'n Certtil-
CAlO No. 8170A, BUd R- I). Guy, Free Miner's
Oertllieiue No. H\'M, Intend, Sixty days from
the date herunf, to apply lo ilu. Mining Recorder for a Certjd'.uteof Improvements, for the
purpose of obttiiuitut a Crown Grant of tlie
above claim.
And further lake notice tlmt   action, undor
section 87, must be commenced before the in-
Miuucc of such Certillcutc of Improvements.
JOIiN D. Akdrrson.
Dated this 2<Uh day of April. 18i)8.
Date of tirst publication, April 30th, 18118.
Datoof last publication, July '.nii, i&M.
BEECH MINERAL CLAIM
"Beech" mineral claim situate .Jn the
Grand Forks mining Divison of Osoyoos division of Vale district.
Where located;—ou Shamrock mountain
about three miles cant pf Christina lake.
TAKK NOTICE lhat I John DruinmQUd Andert
1 win, Y L. B., of Trail, B. C, actiny aa agent
lorW, H Morrison, free miner's cortiilc-ite No
R195A, Robert O. Cramer, free miner's eertliicate
No. 7B98A; d. C. Bccuh, free miner's certificate
No, 0887A and lfi', Lavalley, free miner's certificate No. 78287, Intend, sixty day* from the date
hereof, to npply to the Mini or Recorder for a certitieate of improvements, for llie
purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of thu above
claim.
And further take notice (hut action, under
section ST, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.
J. D. Anderson.
Dated this 2Dth day of April, 1SS»8.
Dale ot first publication, April 3th,  181M.
Date of lust publication. Julv 9th, 18J8.
&)d»§3»99:».»»»$;»$$&3
ROUGrI
DRESSED
LUMBER, 1
AU Kinds of
TUjJune 10th,
The council sat last Tuesday afternoon as a court of revision, when complaints Irom Messrs. G. W. Averill,
Maurice O'C'oni.or, C. H. Fo]ger and
feter T. McCallum were read, but
pwing to the absence of lhe city asses
jor's book, these complaints were not
gone into.
Because of the absence of City Asses*
. ,, ,       Davey proposes to show his faith in lhe
sor Addison an adjournment was taken | fulure' £f 7,ur  ,own  by  *nves*inp  his
unjil tbe loth of June next, by which
Jijjie it is expected Mr. Addison wil!
bave returned to thc city.
Police Court.
Last Saturday (Jeo. Wolf, ot  Nelson,
Wash .appeared in the  police court lo
answer to a charge of assault and battery, the object of bis attack being Sam j this sounds fishy it is to he hoped that
Lee, a Chinese laundryma: . When the
pourt was opened Police Magistrate
Johnson tried to explain to he celestial
j,he nature of an oatb, when tt is had
been don*} the Chinaman was asked several questions relative Jo the casa all of
j*rbich be refused to answer, whereupon
Magistrate Johnson promply dismissed
(be case against Mr. Wolf, and ordered
jb| Qhingmaj* t~ pay p$° gojjs.
I gtltored   "Tliu    llonila Hold MIllluR  Company" ns an Kxtra Provl
dertlte "Oompnulcs Act, 18S7," to carry out
t'llViM nil or nnv of tlie ohiects hereinafter set
forth tn which the legislative authority of the
Lcfrlllatu*re of liritish ijolttmhla exteuds.
Tue IIkap Oki'ick ol tin. company is situate
in the city of gpokarto. State of Wftshlugton, U.
s. A. The ainountof ll»e eni.ltnl of tliecomiiany
is one million dollars, divided into one million
shares of one dollar each. The head oflice of
tlte compauy III this Province ls situate in
Grnod Forks slid Jell* Davis, merchant, whose
address is Uratid Furies, aforesaid, is the attorney for the company.
Thk Time of lliv existence of the company is
fifty years.
TIIKOb.ikcts for which lhe company has been
established nre:
To bti.y sell, h-nse, bond, mortgage and convey pny inlnlnir property whicli snld company
may acquire within Urltlsh ro'iimhia or wftltin
the United Slates of America: to opyrflte sn d
milling property and lo do all necessary woik
therein lor lhe development nnd operation of
the smiie, also to construct, maintain and operate trails, roads prlinesof transportation, cither
tiy wuter or by rail; to build Humes or ditches,
to acquire water-power, und water-rights and
electric or (ither water power, nod lo lease or
sell the same; to erect mills, smelting or reduction works for public or private use, and in fact
to enrrv on a general mining hueiui-ss in nil of
G,,   ,    .. its various departments in compliance with the
ive us a Da*ly Service. lawsunder which said company sliall operate in
Once   again   we   are   informed   that I llicl'royincc ol British Columbia, Canada, and
, In the United States of America, and to do all
Postofnce Inspector Fletcher will soon other business which may be incidentally no-
establish a daily mail service between jSSfJI £{« wSSIiiJr"8 m- "' lh° *° """
Grand   Korks and Greenwood.   While j    Given under my hnnd and seal of office at
\ ictoria. Province of British Columbia,
Ihi- third day of January, one thousand
eight hundred and nlutv-eight.
8. V. WoorroN,
Kegigtrnr of Joint Sloi'li Companies.
mediately upon bis return Mr. Davey
wiil start a force of men to work finishing the three-store buildinf?, on River
side avenue between the Grand Forks
Mercantile company's s'ore and the
Grand Forks hotel. The lower floor is
to be finished up for business purposes,
while tho second and third fliors will be
so arranged that they will be suitable
for a lodging house. Now that Grand
Forks is assured railroad connections
within the   next   twelve  months   Mr
money in helping to build up a large
and thriving and business center.
House Finish,
Sash Factory-,
Store Fronts a Specially,
Furniture Made to Order,
Saloon and Store Fixtures.
i      -       !
$     All orders will receive Prompt a
Jjj attention, j
| E Spraggett, j
$     Grand Forks. B. C.     |
%««c«e's«'K«'^e«««ce-:€«-''
it is true   The  only obstacle in the
way, at present, is the depariment a'
Ottawa.   This  same  stono  fence  was
across the road a year ago and it seems I *T"    Q,  COOPER
that it is siill there, notwithstanding tbe I  4 t      * '
united efforts of the citizens of   both j Manufacturer of
Greenwood and Grand Forka to have it
removed. It is to be hoped that the
postoffice department will soon be convinced of the necessity of a daily service
between these twp points, and gran/t the
necessary njoney fqr thp s,n,rae..
Brick and Lime*
Contractor of all kind* of Mason \Yor$.   Kfltl
mates c;u ^arltoheyrfHUy glyeiij
ZOE   McCARTER
DEALER IN ALl KINDS
Plain and
Fancy Stationery
mmw office,
The care of horses feet and up-to-date
shoeing made a special study. Theie is
nothing in my line of business 'hat I
don't do and will make you anything
from a wheelborrow to six-horse coach
Bicycli
NEW '98 MODELS PROM $50 UP.
Freight extra, nuy one nud we Buariiuteo
you will novo? rexret ft, wo have proved them
and know what wo are tnlklus about when we
Bay they arii tho btJfit wliuels for the money ever
produced J
ORANGES, LEMONS.
Have a srnndfnt* order for weekly eliinim-ntd,
and will handle the beBt fruit mouey will buy.
DO YOU SMOKE QOOD CIGARS?
Give us a call	
JOHN DONALDSON,
Riverside Ave., south oi jelmoulco.
J. W- JONES,
Manufacturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
LOUNGES,   ETC.
DEALER IN HOUSEHOLD GOODS OF ALL KINDS.
GKANP   FOKKS,   B.   C.
iCV-Saw Filing and all Kinds of Repairing.
HAMMAR & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dcnlcrs In
Fresh and Salt Meats, Hams,
Bacon, Lard, Etc.
Grand Forks,   :   :   :   B. C.
Grand Forks Sash and Doorr
Factory
PETER HANNAN,
Carpenter and Builder,
MAIN STREET, GRANP PORKS, B. C.
Estimate!* furnished ou Application.   Store
Fronts and Fix ores u Specialty.
Spokane Falls 8c
Northern,
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
The Only All-rail Route,without change
of cars, between Spokane, Rossland and Nelson.
DAtLY KXUBl'T BUNOAY.
f.oliiR North.                                   Going hoiilh
1*1:27 a. ra MAKCUS  llllSn, in.
Train leaving Marctis ot 11.18 a in. mukes
close connection, nt Spokane for all
PACIFIC QOAST POINTS,
(.lose Connections nt Nelson with steamboats,
for Kaslo mid nil Kootenay Lake Points.
Passenger* for Ke'tle River nnd Houndiuy
prut1}: fioiipect ftt Mo^cub vtit\> hta|;e d|:|ly.
Grand Forks Mercantile Company
GRAND FORKS, B. C
•■r^r?--|^r^*r>.*<*<**^A*<**r^**>«''-i» -<»-<»-<TK»<»<au<vc»<»<vs»<»j
f)o You Want a Stove?;
If you do be sure to call and
examine my mammoth stock
which is he largest in tbe
district. Also a complete line
Hardware*!
Our stock is always kept strictly up     T
to date fa every respect. ■****)
Tin and Repair Shop is
Connection—    -,
W.KGManly,!
Bridge Street, Orand Forks, B. C.,
Wrought Steel  Range,
The Only Place tn Town
that Handles Fruit.
HA. HUNTLY,
.    Dealerln
Tobacco and Cigars, ■ r-.Bh Buppiy RcoeiYcn B»iiy.
Groceries, Salt Meats and Miners Supplies,
BRIDGE STREET GRAND FORKS, B. C.
1  ■tWProspectors and Minors will ilnd it to.Uielr tutcn-st to give mo a call beforo pnrch .sing
I can save you n^riiey.   Full Line of FishinifTai.kle lust Herelved.
aeTORONTO   HOUSED
BROWN'S CAMP, UP THE NORTH FORK.
Choice Wines Liquors and Ggars,
This hotel is loca'ed about 12 miles from Grand Forks up the North Fork.
Good Fishing and Hunting in the vicinity. Meals served at all hours, and
the best of sleeping accommodations. H. P. TORONTO. Proprietor.
The Prospectors'
Livery & Feed
STABLE,
Grand Forts, B. C. and RepaMic, Wad*.
Saddle and Pack Horses a Specialty,
Full Line of Harness Goods
in Connection with Arano* Forks stable. Freighters eau Always Find
Plenty of Stall Room
Private RIrb between Grand Forks and Kepu-
lic a Specialty. It will pay you to call and get
our prices If you want anything In the Livery
Line or Pack uudjijaddles Horses.
EMMERT BROTHERS.
.*THE MIDWAY HOTEU*
MIDWAY, KETTLE RIVER.
First-Class  Accommodations, Good Staging, Termius of
Stage Line From Marcus, Washington.
McAuley & Keightley,
Proprietors.
COSMOS  HOTEL
■nt^-Grand Forks, B.  C-^v***-*
Everything New and ilest Furnished
Houyc, and is in everyway prepared to
welcome Guests and provide Good Accommodation
$1
EZRA INBODY,
Headquarters for Mining Men. Bet
of Wines. Liauors and Cigars. Special
attentioy paid to Transcient trade.
Proprittor.
KETTLE   RIVER
Q. W. WILLIAHS, Manager.
Daily from Mircus to Grand Forks
Greenwood City, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
and All Points on Colville Indian Resevatipn,
Stage Leaves Marcus on the Arrival of the Northbound Train, arriving af Grand
Forks at 3j45 p. m. Leaves the Forks at 4100 a. m„ arriving at Marfus in time tg
connect »iih northbound Train.   Passfngei-j frgm Kgotepay I*,)'      niafce JOnpfgl
'.jqn at Jjossbuig *joi|tj; [infl cort] ng, ADJOURNED IT
At the Request of the Grand
Forks Delegation.
I       JUNE 8TH   IS  THE DATE
The Opposition Convention  Held In
Rossland Wednesday nay 26
Has  Been Postponed
The opposition convention, called to
be held in Rossland on May 26th, for
the naming of a candidate for the coming provincial election, met at the International hall at 4 o'clock in tbe afternoon, and upon tbe request of the delegation from Grand Forks, whicb constituted only about one-tbird the number
allowed the Boundary Creek district, it
was decided to postpone tbe convention
until the 8th of June, in order that all
parts of tbe Boundary district could call
meetings and elect a delegation to represent thera in tbe convention.
Tbe convention was called to order
by J. A. Kirk, chairman of the Roasland
committee, who stated tbe object of the
meeting. James Wilks moved tbat
John A. Manly be made chairman of
the convention, but before a second
could be made to tbe motion, Mr. Manly
declined and moved Mr. J. A. Kirk to
the chair, which was carried.
As the afternoon meeting was only a
preliminary one for the purpose of discussing the situation and agreeing upon
some line of action in order to facilitate
tbe business of* the convention in the
evenin*;, there was nothing done beyond
an informal discussion of the condition
of affairs, and the appointment of a
committee on credentials.
F. H. McCarter and |ohn A. Manly,
en behalf of tbe Grand Forks delegation, requested that tbe convention be
adjourned for two weeks, giving as a
reason for so doing tbat the manner ot
calling the convention bad been irregular. That it bad been done without any
public notice, and without consulting
tbe wishes of the people in the Boundary country; nobody seemed to be responsible for what bad been done and
for that reason no attention bad been
paid to the call. Nine-tenths of the
people of tbe Boundary country were
opposed to tbe present government, and
for that reason tbey felt that tbey should
bave been consulted in regard lo the
calling of a convention for the purpose of
naming a person to represent them in
tbe next legislature. If the convention
was adjourned for two weeks and the
people of the Boundary country were
properly approached, there was no doubt
but tbat the district would be properly
represented. Then again as Grand
Forks was tbe only section represented
from tbe western part of the district,
the delegation present did not feel as if
they could conscieniously take pat in
the naming of a candidate, tbus binding
in a way tbe people of tbat section to
tbe actions ot a convention tbat tbey
had no say in the calling of.
After several of the Rossland delegate
bad explained the mode of calling the
convention and disclaimed any intentions of trickery, but showed that everything they had done was in tbe utmost
good iaitb, and for what they considered tbe best, expressed a desire and
willingness to do anything Ibat would
tend to convince tbe people of the
Boundary country tbat there was no desire on tbe part of the Rossland people
to shut them out from having a voice In
tbe managing of a candidate and pledged themselves in tbe event of a Boundary Creek rcan being brought before the
convention and nominated tbat tbey
would do everything in their power to
secure his election.
After a thorough discussion of the situation It was decided that the question
of adjournment would be the first thing
brought before the convention,
A committee on credentials consisting of J. A. Kirk, A. H. MacNeill,
James Wilks, Rossland; F. H. McCarter, Grand Forks; and T. W. Coleman,
Trail, was reported to report to tbe convention in the evening.
An adjournment was then taken until
8 o'clock in the evening.
EVENING   SESSION.
The convention met according to ad-
. journment.
The committee on credentials reported
as follows;
Rossland entitled to eighteen delegates, all present.
Trail—Five delegates; three in parson and two by prosy.
Grand Forks—Five delegates; three
in person, one by proxy and one not
represented.
On motion of F. H. McCarter the
convention was adjourned to the 8th of
June.
On behalf of the citaens of Grand
Forks and tbe lOundary country, Mr.
John A. Manly asked that the adjourned
convention be held at Grand Forks and
stated that if the convention was held
there tbat tbe ci'itens of Grand Forks
would defray the expenses of the Rossland and Trail delegates to and from
the convention, and entertain them during their stay in the city,
After considerable discussion this
proposition was declined, with a vote of
thanks from the convention, and Rossland was decided on as the place.
The next point brought up for consideration was whether or not the con-
ventipn should be an open or closed
one. After a good natured debate on
the subject it was decided that tbe deliberations of the convention should be
behind closed doors, the vote being a
tic, it was decided by the easting vote ol
(he -isairman.
A   ii)9*i<-"*   preygilfd   allowing th()vc
proposed at the convention five minutes
in which to accept or reject the nomination.
A committee was appointed to draft
a platform to be submitted to the con.
tion.
The convention then adjourned.
A HEAVY RAIN FALL.
Editor Norris of Midway Says That it Was
the Heaviest Since 1894.
Editor Norris, of the Midway Ad
vance spent a day or two in town this
week looking after tbe interest of bis
paper in tbis vicinity. Mr. Norris reports tbat the heaviest rain fall for years
occured in that vicinity Thursday of last
week. At Midway, where the rain was
considerable less tban in the neighboring mountains, the official recoi h for 24
hours was 1.66 und on Friday .84 fell,
making two and a half inches in 48
hours. Kettle river raised bank high,
overflowing the Rock creek bridge and
flooding out a number of Chinamen,
wbo were placer mining there causing
the loss of a lot of flour, sugar and other
provisions. Both the bridge at Rock
creek and at Ingram's withstood the
flood. Boundary creek was also flooded
and while tbe bridge below Anaconda
stood, tbe north approach to it was
washed out. The dam at Powers' sawmill a mile or so above Midwav washed
out and about ico.ooo feet of logs were
carried down stream, but most of them
were caught below. A log jam near J
Dale's cabin backed up tbe water until
it overflowed and ran in in a wide
stream down in front of the Lancashire
House and thence into the field below.
The Townsite agent Sunday mornin*;
put a force of men to work blowing out
the log-jam, and by evening the water
was turned back into its usual channel.
He says that serious damage was done
in the vicinity of Midway by this unprecedented fall of rain, whilst on the other
hand tbe benefit to crops and feed is
very great, rain having previously been
badly needed. Mr. Norris also stated
that the heaviest rainfall previsously recorded in Mid'ay was on July 19'h,
1895, when 1.10 fell. Kettle river has not
been so high as it was on Sunday since
the big flood of 1894.
HIGH  WATER.
North Fork And Kettle  River Overflow
the   Town.
Tbe people of this section can appre
ciate tbe teelings of the occupants of
Noah's ark, as they have been erjiying
a somewhat similar experience themselves this week. On Thursday of last
week a heavy rain set in and continued
at intervals until last Sunday nigbt, raising all the rivers and streams of tbe
district and delaying travel 0 a considerable extent. Saturday both the North
Fork and tbe main Kettle river began
to rise and by Sunday morning had left
the high watermark of last year com
pletely in the shade and were creeping
ovcr tbe iloon of a number of bouses
Situated near the river bank driving the
occupants out to higher ground. Driftwood came down the streams in large
quantities, and a number of times placed both the bridges here in jyaproiy,
but a liberal use of dynamite each time
dislodged the jims and the bridge-,
were saved, although there were times
when even the most sanguine dispared
of it.
By, Sunday afternoon, however, the
waters had reaohed their highest point
and by noon Monday bad subsided
enough to allow those who had moved
out to return and resume the even tenor
of tbeir ways. The water is now fast
subsiding, communication with the uut-
S'de world is again ujrtain and it looks
as though tbe high water was over for
this year, at least.
GITY FATHERS
Finally Adopted   the  Saloon
By-law.
WATER   WORKS   READY
And Contractor Davey   Would  Like
to Have the  Council   Accept
Them at Once.
A special meeting of the city council
was held last Thursday. There were
present Mayor Davis and all the aldermen.
Clerk Johr.san read a letter from Contractor Davey in wbich he asked tbat
water and light plants be accepted.
Alderman Jones moved that the city
cleri be instructed to interview Mr.
Davey and inform him that before the
council would accept the water and
light plants, he must run the light plant
for seven nights continuously, from 7.
p. m. to 1 a. m., and tbe water system
must be tested to the satisfaction of the
council. This motion also requested
Mr. Davey to attend the next council
meeting and to produce a statement of
all monies due on the two systems.
This motion was seconded by Alderman
O'Connor, and carried,
Mayor Davis bere spoke up and said
he wanted to see this water works business settled quietly; that Mr. Davey and
John A. Manly might be able to help
the council to affect a settlement.
Alderman Jones then moved that the
cle k be instructed to interview Messrs.
Hayward and Bently relative to tbeir
auditing the treasurers' books.
Alderman McCallum then moved
that Mr. Davey he requested to run the
light plant for seven nights from 7 p.
in. to one a. m. and to test the water
system to the satisfaction of the council, Aldman Jones stconding this motion.
Aldermen Jones, Whit.', Knight. Mc
Galium and O'Connor spoke strongly in
favor of having both systems thoroughly
tested before taking tbem over.
Mr. Addison being present informed
the council that the sum of $3-0 had
been allowed the Grand Porks hre brigade by tbe provincial government and
was already placed in the estimates.
The council then adjourned.
A Narrow Escajie.
Owing to tbe extremely bigh water of
tbe main Kettle river all travel between
Grand Forks and Republic was suspended, from last Saturday afternoon
until Tuesday morning, it being considered unsafe to operate the ferry across
tbe river at Curlew.
Last Saturday an attempt was made
to cross the stage, from Republic, which
came very near proving dtsasterous
The water was raising very rapid and
current was so strong as soon as the
boat pushed from shore the upper side
of the boat was drawn under water un*
til four feet of water was running over
it. Fortunately the tower gave way,
tbus allowing tbe cable to slacken suf
ficiently to take tbe strain from off the
ropes and saving the stage and everyone on board ot the ferry from being
swept into tbe river. A rope was at
once thrown from shore and the ferry
was safely landed without any setiou.
damage b.ing done beyond giving all
bands a bad scare.
Thinks They Witt Fall la Line
Mr. Hugh McCutcheon, who has been
mentioned as a probable candidate for
tbe opposition nomination before the
Rossland convention on the 8th inst,
spent a day or two in town this week,
having been sent here by tbe Rossland
liberal association to explain tbe attitude of the Rossland oppositionist relative to the calling ot the much talked of
convention, and to endeavor to in luce
tbe people uf tbe Boundary country to
send a delega ion to the adj iut ned convention to be held in that city on June
8th. Mr. McCutcheon also visited
Midway, Greenwood and other portions
or tbe district, and says that after the
people thoroughly understand the rit-
uation they will feel moro kindly toward
the convention tban tbey have hither
done. He also cspressed the belief that
a full representation would be sent from
all parts of the district.
Can't AfTM.
President Corbin, of the S. F. & N.
railway, has offered ta donate £2,500 towards the building of a  wagon   road
from some point on tbe line of bis  road
to Eureka.   Provided tbat the county
commissioneis of Stevens county will
give tbe balance.   As  every  town in
Stevens counly along the line of the S.
, K. & N, in pulling to have tbe road start
j from it, the chances for its being built
I tbj; summer aje jjfl-jiir p»r,
The regular weekly meeting of the
city council vas held in the council
chamber at 1:30 yesterday afternoon,
all members being present. After the
minutes of the iast meeting bad been
read and adopted the clerk read a letter
notifying lhe ci y that the hose cart an
500 foet of hose for the fire department
was at tbe S. F. & N. at Bossburg and
it was decided to have it forwarded at
once so it could be used in case of fire.
Bids of Fred Cooper for $** carpenter
work anil M. Wiles for if 3 for hauling stone
for the First Street bridge, during the
recent high water, were read and referred to the finance committee.
The clerk then reported that he had
secured the city's books from Treasurer
Addison and turned tbem over to the
auditing committee, and had notified
Mr. Davey to be present at the meeting
to confer with thc council in regard to
the water works. Tbe question of th..
acceptance of tbe water and light plant
was then taken up and discussed at
some length, Mr. Davey bein,; present
and explaining several points upon
which the council desired enlightment-
It was finally decided, after a great deal
of discussion, motions and amendments,
that the board of works should employ
a man to make an expert report upon
ihe water and light plant and should the
report to the council regarding the acceptance ot the plant.
The question of immediately dispensing with tbe services of Mr. James Addison, who has been serving tbe city in
tbe capacity of treasurer, assessor and
sev rai minor offices, was then
taken up and discussed rather warmly,
some of tbe council being in favor of
bis immediate dismissal, but finally it
was decided tbat this would be too summary a method, and he will be retained
until the auditing committee has completed their examination of his books.
Mr. P. T. McCallum informed the
council that the people of Upper Grand
Forks desired tn make arrangements to
bave the electric light system extended
to that point, and wished to know what
the city would charge for lights, As
the city as yet does not own the plant
and has no idea of what tbe expense of
operation will amount to it was impossible to give any answer to this question
for the present.
• L. A. Manly offered to advance the
money to pay the freight on tbe hose
and cart for the flre department and
take a wariant in payment, this offer being accepted,
The council then adjourned.
the mayor was authorised to appoint a
committee of three—himself to be one
of the number—to confer with Mr. Chas.
Gire, in reference to securing his service to  inspect  the  water  and  light
plants, and to report at the ne-tt regu-
lar meeting  on  Friday.   Aldermen  L. 1 Q_
A Manly and Knight were appointed lo ,
act with him in tbe matter.
The council ther adjoumod.
fiOPABTLET
& W. to Be Extended to
Midway This Year.
GETTING READY.
The People   ot   The   Boundary   Country
and Kettle River District Organizing.
Last evening a muss meeting of the
electors of Grand Foiks and vicinity
was held in Chas. Van Ness' cilice, for
tbe purpose of discussing the political
situation and to elect six delegates to a
convention to be held at Carson this
evening composed of representatives
from the different parts of the Boundary
and Kettle R.vcr country, which comprises tbe western riding of tbe Rossland electorial district. The ol j ct of
the meeting at Carson is for the purpose of deciding whether or not this
section sond a delegation to the opposition convention to be held in Rossland
next Wednesday, June 8th, and to formulate some plan of action for the com
ing campaign.
Mr. Chas. Hay presided at thc meeting and J. K. Johnson ac:ed as secre
tary. After a thorough discussion of
the subject ur.dn* consideration by those
present, Messrs. John A. Manly, W. li.
Davey, Cbas. Hay, E. Spraggett, James
Addison and Peter T. McCullaiu were
chosen to go to the Carson convention
and in tbe event of a delegation being
sent to Rossland from the Kettle River
and Boundary section, they aro to rep
resent Grand Forks.
The meeting was very harmonious
from beginning to end, and the sentiment ol those pesent seemed to be tbat
the people of Grand Forks and vicinity
should stand together and work in harmony with those of the other portions of
tbe riding.
A Birthday Celebration.
A very pleasant birthday party was
given last Wednesday afternoo 1 at the
home of Mrs. Wm. Mader, in honor of
her two daughters Misses Millie and
Lena, aged 13 and 11 respectively. As
their birthdays came very near together
a combination was formed and the two
events were celebrated in one, The afternoon was spent in playing child.sb
games and a dainty lunch consisting of
ice cream, cake and other dainties was
served, and enjoyed by all. Among
those present were Helen Ingraham,
Annie Noseda, Katie McLean, Edna
Traunweiser, Uattie Baumgartner, Zoe
McCarter, Edna and Ethel Currun,
Elsie ani Gertrude Pribilsky, Minnie
Larrbert and Pearl Preslar. The festivities of tbe occasion lasted until
about 7 o'clock in tbe evening when all
returned home with pleasant memories
of the pleasures of the evtnt.
Notes From Cascade City,
P.   Rochesen,   bas   just   commenced
work   on   his  private   residence.   Tbe
construction is of Sivbs architecture.
Messrs.   Cameron and Forrest have
sliuck   high    grade    copper    ore   on j
their property in tbe Burnt Basin dis-'
trict.
The British Columbia Mercantile
\fjency, a London corporation has commenced work op a substantial store
building here, and nil put in a large
general merchandise stock at once.
The people of this section are anxiously lo-'king for the government to
commence making some of the many
promised roods and trails, which are so
badly needed around Christina lake.
Bonded For $30,000.
Messrs. Joe Young, A. L. Rogers and
John Ashfield have bonded tbe Royal
Banner mineral claim, in Summit camp,
to an English syndicate represented by
Mr. Cochrane, of Rossland. The bond
is for $33,000 of which $1,000 bas been
paid in ca h and the balance, $"19,000, is
to be paid on tbe 2nd of March 1899.
It also provides that not less tban seven
men shall be kept at work continually
on tbe property during the life of the
bond. The Royal Banner is a copper
proposition on which there is said to be
a very creditable showing.
Will Work Again.
From a private letter received from
J. B. Sargent, secretary of the Bonita
Gold Mining company, of Spokane, it is
learned tbat preparations are being
made to commence work again on tbis
property at an early date. The extent
and nature of the work to be done is not
made public, but the impression is conveyed that it will be on a more extensive scale than it was last year, and
doubtless Grand Forks will be soon
awakened at the bombardment of the
minor's cannon from this property,
Will Hold a Meeting.
A meeting of the Bicycle Club is hereby called to meet en Monday evening
at 8 p. m. at the residence of Robt.
Petrie, All members and all who desire to join are earnestly requested to be
present.
Frank Sears,
President.
A HARD ROAD TO BUILD
It Is 100 mies in Length, Will Cost
$3,000,00; and Offers Great Ob.
statics to Cheap Construction.
At Megaw s Store
Thii week we are showing new lines of Dress Good* in iVool audi
Cotton, Challlcs, Dimities, Organdies, Muslins, Dotted Bwls-sin*
white pin's and. fawn; pl.i1n and fancy ttateenr, etc. Also a new J
Ini of btouses and shirt wai-ta, Hllk mitts and gloves in black and j
colors, A nice line of ladles' vests, ranging in price from cotton!
nt 6e each to silk ut fi 60each.
SOMETHING NOBBY
in Parasols nnd Umberellas In black mnl colors, Bome pretty J
designs in curpets. carpel squares and lace curtains, our stock ol 1
groceries Is now complete und customers may expect to get any* {
thing required in tbis line. We are also showing sgood assort* 1
mem of leadv to wear cloth lug fur men and boys, and a variety of j
■styles iu boots und shoes at right prices. Our business ho far 1ms J
heen much better than we anticipated, but we hope to utill fur-!
ther Increase it by Bquare dealing at fair prices; trusting to merit I
a share of your patronage.
Yours respectfully,
H. SWEENEY, Manager.
Word bas been received here to the
effect that the contract for the construction of the Robson-Midway railway had
been let to Mann, Larsen & Foley. Thc
tirst named is D. D. Mann, of tbe well-
known contracting firm of Mann & Mc-
Kenzie.   He was also one of the owners
of the V. V. & E. railway charter.   Thc
[ second is Peter Larsen, of the firm of, v.,
I Larsen tic Connelly, one of the biggest  kUs
j railway contracting firms in the  West,   flh
Mr. Foley, the   third   member of the ! fflL
firm, was a partner in the Foley Broth-1 ^
ers & (luthrie syndic ate, which built the
Kaslo & Slocan railway.
Tbe construction of this section of
road will cost $3,000,000. It will be
about 100 rr iles in length and is built
over a section in which the physical
obstacles to be encountered are verv
great. The construction of that portion
of tbe line from Rob-.on to Christina
lake, will require engineering skill of a
high order. McCrea pass, which is 13
miles in length, is even more difficult
than the C. P. R. pass in the Rocky
mountains. There will be a number cf
tunnels and numerous bridges and every
mile will represent a vast o'.ittay.
That portion of the Columbia &
Western from Trail to Robson is
already completed, and tlie line will be
continue 1 from Robson along the Columbia river to Dog creek to McRae
Creek pass, thence down McRae creek
to Christina lake to Cascade City; along
the Kettle river to Grand Forks; up the
north fork and Brown's creek to Eholt
pass; down Eholt creek lo Boundary
creek and through Greenwocd,Anaconda
and Boundary Falls to Midway.
It is the intention to crowd the construction of this section of the road with
all possible speed, so tbat it may be
finished before tbe end of the presert
year. Tbe C. P. R. in order to obtain
the necessary concessions from the government and to prevent the construction
ot rival lines into the Boundary country
made certain promises to the government, which it is now diligently endeavoring to fulfil.
m
The
Alberta
Hotel,
Grand Forks, I). C.
I
S anew House, with new Furniture
and everything comfortable for the
traveling public, and has accommo-
llons for a  large  number of people.
The Dining  Room  is   provided wiih
everything in the market.
The bar  is repleted  with the best
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
TRAUNWEISER & FRASER,
%w
m\
Grand Forks Brewery.
G. A. FRASER & CO., Proprietors,
Lager Beer, Porter 1 Soft Drinks
Particular Attention Given Orders From  Private Families
FINALLY  PASSED.
Sa'oons and Concert Hills Are Now in'
Order.
There was a special meeting of the
city council held at 1130 last Tuesday afternoon in the cily clerk's office.
Mayor Davis and all the aldermen
answered to roll call. Clerk Johnson
read the call for the special meeting,
which was for the purpose of considering and finally passing the saloon and
concert hall by-law.
When the matter came up for discussion there was very little to be said rs
the nieri s and demerits of the measure
had been fully debated at the previous
meetings, and on being put to a vote tbo
by-law finally passed. The vote being
five tor and two against.
Qn motion  t/  A^6"nm SJcCaJlum
i   News of New Arrivals!
MAY GST IT YET.
D. C. Corbin May Get His Charter Yet.—
Has Gone to Ottawa
Tbe following from the Spokesman-
Review, of the 2nd, will be read with
interest by the people of the Boundary
country.
D. C. Corbin has gone to Ottawa, and
the rumor is rife that negotiations are
about to be reopened for the granting of
a charter for the building of the Kettle
River valley railroad to connect the
Spokane & Northern with the Boundary
ciock country. It is only a rumor, and
yet it has served to awaken hope in the
mining ramps up north.
"There has been a change in the situation at Ottawa," said a gentleman \es*
torday who is in close touch with Mr.
t orbin "The legislators who opposed
•he measure have learned that thyir action is nut popular in the western part
of the dom nion and the-e is an effort being made to rectify the erro-. Wh:le
there is no assurance that the charter ' "
will be granted, there are favorable in-  toxlcatlngdrink shall tic sold under
dications   and   they  were   sufficiently 1 linen
strong to take Mr   Corbin east to see
what can be done there."
Austin Corbin was asked last evening
if the reports of the renewal of negotiations were correct.
"I cannot say," said he. 'I would be
glad to give vou information on that
subject if I could. I do not know what
Mr. Corbin has gone east for. He had
gone before I  returned  from a recent
(j\ We have just received a shipment of Men's fine straw hats ln the
^K latest styles.     A few  Cases  of the celebrated Stetson  hats  in all
iK shapes.    Also a nice line of men's tan shoes and prospectors nailed
jf? shoes    Don't forget to get a pair of  the Indianola self-adjusting, ail
'.VS leather suspenders.
$ GROCERIES.
ylv We nre sole Agents fnr the following linos:   "The nig Can" Lilly Brand cream,   \k'g
•fr "owla'a LogCubtn Maple syrup, New Orleans molasses from iiie Sunny south, Al.   ™
Jj\ liiiini.ru Colibo in t   u-pnutid tins, nlso White Squadron Mocha aud JavaCoflee.   wfti
-W Bt. Mtilo Creamery butter in tWO-poUnd tins                                                                              W
/i\ All tlio above Hues specially adapted for prospectors' use end guaranteed 'first  Vli
w-r class ur money refuudod.                                                                                   "I*
VIS Everything Sold at Lowest Prices.                 w
TO W
I *»Jeff Davis & Co.^ 1
& GOODS DELIVERED TO THE CAMPS FREE OF CHARGE.         $
beer ball
A Concert itai.i. license shall authorize
tho person named In ibe license to carry nn or
conduct \\ but is commonly known us h Ookcrbt
Ham.- which license shall entitle the holder to
Hell on the premises nil snirilous nnd nmii ii-
qliors, and nil combindatlmifl of liquors nud
drinks, and drinkable liquids, which are Intoxicating.
7. Tbe Mayor or Police Magistrate may
Kraut permission for a temporary transfer of fl
saloon, ur   concert   hull, or   beer   hull, license
either from one promises lo another or from ono
porson to another, or until tbo next meet!no of
thu board nf   licensing  commissioners which
FRANK SEARS,
GENERA LBROKER,
Real.Estate, Insurance, Mines.
GRAND   FOKKS,   15.   C.
1 to.  Of*.
I:<-iil> mnl
floe wiin ll.
ithcr Collections Attends
t. Hh-jflds, Assayor,
trio out of the citv and I have no means j permit sliallho ratilled by Uio b.mrrl at lis lirst
vof knowing whether he is a-vay on the  meeting thereafter,	
_:,.-;.... ..«?. n.h,ifl. „- ,,„, " s.   Every liconsi -.titill lieln lull force rrom
mission you mention or not. tl.o date oflta fssno until nnd Inclusive of tlio
A prominent mininu man was  in the   Urstday of July nrtho flrsl of .1 ry, which
citv yesterday from Greenwood City and ! evor sliall Urst liapiwn alter the date ot the is-,m-
c,iH ,,,,. .k. „>nnrt was current there thereof, unless in tho meantime revolted, can*
saio tnat tne report was current mere \mt^ ,)r ,,*„n«nded by tho liconso commission-
lhat there are indications of a change Urs who shall hnve power to cnncol or suspend
QUEENS' HOTEL.
PROPS,
I'l'l-EK (jl'.ASP FORK
DUFORD & CUSSON,  -
of front at Ottawa and that the hope
becoming s>rong and apparently well
founded that the Corbin road will get
into tbe country after all.
CORPORATION
-OF THK-
City of Grand Forks.
BYLAW NO
t
>.
$25 Reward,
The above reward has been deposited
with this effice, to be paid for any information whereby tbe identity may be
asertained of the person or persons
who wrote the annonymous letter, and
signed it "In Behalf of the ladies' Aid
Society."	
A Bylaw to Provide for the Granting
of Saloon. Beer Hall and Concert
Hall Licenses Within the City of
Grand Forks.
w
HKHEAS.lt Is deemed expedient in the  „
Interests of tlio city pf Orand Korks that | sueh penalty and
the conditions, requirements und regula
tions tu order to nbtniu ami hold «uloon, beer
half, and concert hull licenses Bhould be defined
by bvlaw.
l. [n] Wlipn tbe ivitrus ''lliiiuii" or^liquors"
occur In this hvlnw they shall bo construed to
mean and include all spirituous nud mull h*
tne aiiment nuy ilu
... Nu lieelisesbull be iSBUCt] until the applicant has tirm paid the llccnsd fees prescribed us
payable in ihe schedule marked -It" to this bylaw for licenses for tho sale oi liquors and beer.
1(1. All I'icenseB and pertlfieates of transfer of
licenses shall bt- constantly and conspicuously
exposed In tho licensed promises under this bylaw ,
it. Sot more then ono Bar shall bokopt in
nnv hai.hon, bkku i i.t i.i. oi "Concert Ham, under this bylaw
12. Kvery person licensed under ibis bylaw
wbo peri nits drunkenness, or uny violent, quar-
lemiine.or rlOtloUs or dltuudcrly cm.duel to Ink!
plane on his or her premises, or win* lells, or du
livers Intoxicating liquors to any drunken per-
min, or permits auy drunken person tu oou|uuio
Intoxicating liquor* on his or jmr premises, ir
pcrml s pervoui of noinrionsly bad character to
assemble or meet together on his or Iter piomlsei
shall Incur a penalty not oxcecdlu* Mo nnd
costs of protecqtion may bo imposed by tlio
itittvor, po.icu lnuftlstritle, >r justice or jus (ices
oouviciliiK, aud lu default ol payment <>r tMs
penalty aud ei-sta the same to bo recovered by
the distress aud sale of the goods and chattels
Of Ibe person so eonxtcled und in cflflQ sueh
gpt*ds und i-hn tcls prove [nstiftlcleut t«> satisfy
sueh penalty and cosls-Uten by hnnrthonment
of sucli person for uny term lintpxceudltie ttilrtj-
lavs in tlieeoininou Jail Of Joekup house.
A."
now,   and  all eombliuitlons of liquors  uud , .Mr
'sciikdulk
Municipal   Corpora*
tion of tub c'jty
of qrand Korks
{Form oi   I.i ense)
quors,
drinks,
nud drinkable liquors whieh are intoxi- ■ paid the sum 6ft,.,
eating. in respect or a lice:
lias
Rev,
Will Preach to Forester*.
Mr.  McLennan  will   preach
fb]" Where the- words "board, or the "coin
inissioneis," or the board of -'Hocusing commissioners" occur in this bylaw they shall he
construed to mean and include the Ifuard of
Licensing commissioners tor tho city of (irand
i   „ .„„, ..,iw. i,v-.B£.'»,r   rf   ..a\   2. the Board of Ueenstng Commissioners of
special sermon to tbc 1'oresters of Gr^nd | tll;;rtl) oforaml Folks mov direct the issue of
Porks  0|i   Sunday  the   igth   inst.    The j licenses, written or printed or partly written or
, ....     l   ui       . •        •     *    lor purtlv  printed,  wbich inuy bein thp form
service will be held in the evening in L,; cojitalhed in Schedule "A" to f i.i- bylaw, and
a   MdHiti'a hull to be signed by tbo ehnirumn »* a«-UilB euatr-
A. Manly shall, | m|in (lf t|)e ]kmA .-..„- pquntorsjgiiet. by the
ilprk, ofthe different kinds of license-, fol
ium
to sell liquor by retail
und Ik entitled to e nj
im the business uf
 at   from
 tg	
Date  1W
Chn
IIIIKiU'l.K ■ II
1 There shull be paid.
tbe following license
i fees or duties for such
I Hceiises respectively
; from time to time is:
| sued   by    the   Lpjonse
I Commissioners of the
city of (fraud Korku.
I.- a I oi .a license foi over)
; sjx m. utlm . jL'iV)
j Beer Hull license for
j six months .. ., i o
I Concert Hull license
.0
For Sal«,
One cf the best farms on Grand Pra'rie;
bearing orchard and small fruit.   For
further parliculrs, address.
W. H. Covert, Cat son, B. C.
J. A. Scubert of Fairview, "--uperin en-
dent of roads and bridges for this district, arrived in the city yesterday afternoon on a tour of inspection. He expects to remain here a, da/ or ty/o l.'joh-
city
lowing, thnt it te to nny:
P   Saloon license-*.
Beer hall licenses,
Concert hall licenses,
Evurv hai.oon license Shall authorize
  . I for six inouthi
lid. Lie. Com.  ; Kvery Trausfe
 City clerk. ■  '
Rend the first und second time on the jfflth
dnvof May 1898.
Reconsidered Olid filially adopted,  the st-iil  ol
the eity ut inched hprp tr und numbered (15j
on the UUt day ill Muy t»W
JEFF DAVIS, Mavuk.
j, K. Juiinbon, city Clerk.
thc
Mile bv the person named, and upon the preml
sesnumed in tho license certificate to sell, ac*
I cording to the terms nf his license and Biiblccj
1 to the provisions of this bylaw, all splritoua and
1 malt liquors, ahd all combinations of liquors
Notice.
y of n bylaw Pfttfled by
>f thu city "f uraud
\*m aod i*n persons nre hereby requited to tajtpuotlee thut uny
liquids which are In- I owe desirous ol applying to have such bvlaw nr
t".(,.,,1'inr'' aliy port thereof quashed, must make his ap-
1 4    A BKsta HALL license shall authorize the   plleaiiou for thiUwn^totta Biipremo court
per on named in the licousu to curry on or eon- , witbin one uh-nth ntx t after i      »ubM< uhon of
duct whnt Iscommoiilv known »s n Brick Hall, i this bylaw ip Urn British Columbia *
whijdi liCetieD shall entilletbe bidder to BO-U    he
peer hvrctailiiiiljm premises, Jjut n,y otlj.er U..-
und drinks, and drinkable
'   ti ii k .
The nbove is at me copy ol e
the municipal corporaifon uf i
Forks on the BUt daj of Mny
I"   t l\   Kl   .I     I ! I    ' ll'       111 l> IBM      WIUlllUIH     ..,.-,.,., n. ,      .
) Will be ty-j lute to be heard iu thai behalf.
First elites io every respect,   ■}'he bur will nl.
-vitvK be found supplied with the choicest wines
ni'i liquors.
NOTICE!!
Is hereby Riven tho agreement whereby
the GRAND FOKKS SAW MILL sold
i'a entire miiput to the Lumber Pool
lias expired, nnd am 1 now prepared Iq
liumi-h all kind- of
Rough and Dressed
LUMBER,
Shingles, Etc,
p:i the Shortest Possible  Notice.    A
sliype of your business is solicited.
C. K. Simpson.
G and Forks, B.C. A nil  **olh,   i&$
■ i *
Rt THERIEN,
Blacksmith an4
Wagonmate l
BRIDGE ST„
GRAWP FROKS,
All kiii.l*- Ol lllnrkamltl, anil lli*pi»trli||! Dono
im sli.irt liotlee, Drill sirai|>i-n!**JS SU'J HWJ
•liupliii; a sptvlijlly, r     TO WOMEN FROM
Mrs. Joseph Peterson, Warren, Fsw
«I have suffered with womb trouble
over fifteen years. I had inflammation,
enlargement, aud displ-a/Kinent of the
womb.
"The doctor wanted mo to take treatments, but 1 had just begun taking
Mrs* Pinkham's
Compound, aud
my husband
aaid I had
better wait
and see hew
much good
that would
do me. I
was so sick
when I beg;
with her medicine, I could
hardly be on my
feet. I had the
backache constantly, also headache, and was bo dizzy.
I could not walk around, and I could not
lie down, for then my heart would heat
bo fast I would feel as though I was
smothering. I had to sit up in bed
nights in order to breathe. 1 was so
weak I could not do anything. I have
now taken several bottles of Lydia ES,
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and
used three packages of Sanative Wash,
and can say I am perfectly cured. I do
not think I could have lived long if Mrs.
Pinkham's medicine had not helped me."
j Invasion of Cuba can only be conjectured.
The transportation of land forces to the
island, it te thought, was delayed because
of uncertainty concerning the location of
■ the Spanish squadron.    If    tnat   undcr-
. [standing is correct, the probability of an
: early invasion of Cuba is strong. It te not
! unlikely that the movement of troops,
I which has been delayed from time to
time, will begin this week, and that bc-
i fore the end of Llie week the United States
forces will have obtained a .substantial
foothold upon Cuban soil.
Win   Behley   Go   Int
i     Official  advices received   tonight  from
Commodore Schley contain   no  information such as is reported from Madrid, although it i.s known that they were writ-
■ ten after the battle was said to have occurred.   The advices   from   Commodore
' Schley indicate that he is now on ata-
j tion for several days guarding the en-
| trance lo the bay of Santiago tie Cuba.
Commodore Schley has not only his own
; Bquadron, but two or three vessels besides
I at his command, and it is not believed to
be possible for thc Spanish admiral to es-
cape with liis Ileet.
No Information is obtainable as to the
intentions of Commodore Schley. Wheth-
I er be will endeavor to force an entrance
'■■ to  the bay aud seek a battle with  the
; Spanish squadron is not known, but such
1 a course at present is not regarded us
] likely.    It would be better, in the opinion of some naval officials to keep Ccr-
! vera and liis vessels safely in the  harbor, where they are as absolutely useless
: as they would be at the bottom of the
GLANCE 1)1 THE ii
NEWS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS.
UiiNliieita    Pul n tern—1't-rioual   No ten—
t'urloua   Fnetii—lleeortl   uf   Crimes
uud t iip-n-iulil*--**** — 1'rir.K ri'SN nl'Muu u-
I'm-1 nr l-i--H~.lt t-ll min n h   IS'otea.
CARDENAS HARBOR IS CLOSED.
CERVERA     IS     AT     SANTIGO,
SnanlardH Have Filled It With Sunken OltNtruetloiiM.
Tin*    Commodore   States    Thnt    He
Hlmscli Hum IU*c-(.k n i/.cd the Venae In of the SiiunlMh Fleet*-Official
Announcement of the I'mi Made.
Washington, May 30.—At 12:30 o'clock
this (.Monday) morning the navy depart-
ment received a dispatch from Commodore Schley announcing definitely that lie
had located Admiral Cervera's Cape Verde
squadron in the bay of Santiago de Culm.
The commodore states that he himself
had recognized the vessels of the Spanish
fleet.
While naval officials have becn moderately certain for several days that Cervera's squadron was in the harbor of Santiago, the official announcement from
Commodore Schley was received by the officers on duty at thc deportment with intense satisfaction. Assurance is now
doubly sure that the Spanish Ileet is bottled up and the cork is iu tlie bottle. It
is not believed that Cervera will attempt
to escape from the predicament in which
he now finds himself, as such a course
would surely result in the destruction uf
his vessels nnd lhe loss of many lives
precious to Spain. The suggestion is
made, however, tliat the Spaniards may
blow up the ships rather than have them
full Into the hands of Schley, as they certainly will if they remain in tlie harbor.
The deliniteness of Commodore Schley's
dispatch would seem to indicate that ho
has effected o lauding near Santiago and
made a personal investigation of the harbor. 11 would be impossible, from the entrance of the bay, definitely to see and
recognize! the Spanish vessels, but hy effecting a landing at some point on either
Hide of tlie entrance a vantage point could
he gained from which the entire harbor,
it is believed, could be examined. In all
probability Commodore Schley or one of
liis trusted officers has succeeded iu performing this hazardous undertaking in
order to obtain the valuable information
contained in his dispatch.
It is impossible, owing to the lateness of
the hour, to obtain any officiul expression
upon the news from Commodore Schley.
What efTeot the certainty that Cervera is
practically helpless will have ou the plans
of the naval station with reference to the
On Board the Associated Press Dispatch
Boat Wanda, off Cardenas, May 28— (Via
Key West, May 29.)—Cardenas harbor
has been completely closed by the Spn-
lards since the attack of the Winslow and
other American torpedo boats. This fact
was demonstrated yesterday hy the attempt of the English steamship Myrtle-
dene to enter the port lo take on a cargo
of sugar.
The Myrtledenc had begun to take on
the cargo when war was declared und she
was ordered out by the American gunboat
Mnchios. Her owners claimed that under
the blockade proclamation she was entitled to 30 days to load and Secretary of
the Navy Long gave the steamer permission 1<* return and complete her cargo.
She found, however, that the harbor was
filled with sunken obstructions and could
not get in. She lies outside of the harbor, uncertain whether to attempt to
bring her cargo out in lighters or wait for
the war to end.
The waters of Cardenas are loo shallow
for big ships and the Winslow tragedy
probably closes the history of naval operations iu that quarter.
Fitrt   MiNNouia   Mny   He   Abandoned.
Orders that look as If the abandonment
of Fort Missoula, which has been feared
for so long would soon be a fact, have
been received by the officer in charge,
Lieutenant Pardee, and by Lieutenant
B hot tuck, the quartermaster of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, says the Missoula correspondent of the Anaconda Standard. The
orders are to .ship as .soon as possible to
Port Harrison all the equipment of Fort
Missoula, Including the hospital supplies
and everything in the barracks. This will
Include all of lhe kitchen and other material In the barracks and will completely
dismantle the post.
A Turkish turban of the largest size
contains 20 yards of the finest and softest muslin,
The Klondyke
baking powder is Schillings
Best baking powder. It
keeps and does its work
everywhere. 625
MEIER & FRANK CO.
..Great Removal Sale..
A  Half-Million  Dollar  Stock to  Be
Closed Out.
Work will soon be completed on out new five-story building we
are to occupy, and as we intend to place only new goods upon its
shelves our present immense stock must be promptly disposed of.
We have
..REDUCED  PRICES..
To such an extent that it is to the interests of everyone to buy now.
All mail orders filled at Removal Sale Prices.
MEIER & FRANK CO.
PORTLAND, OREGON.
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dairy or farm Machinery, they hare n»
equal. Automatic In action, perfectly
safe and reliable.
Bend for illustrated catalog.
Hercale* Special
(IH actual bonepowar)
Price, oaky $185.
liiiiiiriiiiniir
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Engine Works
flay St. Sao FnaclsM, CaL
The war has caused an immense decrease iu lirst and second class ocean
travel.
Spaniards in the Canary Islands live
in dread of bombardment by the American fleet.
The wonderful submarine torpedo boat
Holland has been bought hy the government.
A dispatch from I .ond on says Queen
Victoria favors an alliance with the United States.
Marine insurance companies ore greatly
agitated over Spain's new threat of privateering.
A tannery to tan the hides of wolves
and dogs has been established in Cheyenne county, Kan.
The Armours, of Chicago, will invest
$1,000,000 in a pocking house on the
North Pacific coast.
Upwards of 10,000,000 American Hags
have been sold in this country since the
blowing up of the Maine.
Of the shoes imported into British colonies, more than -4-r- per cent are of American manufacture
Owing to tbe drouth in California, grain
is being shipped from Nebraska to that
state U) supply the deficiency.
The navy department has invited bills
for the construction of twenty-eight torpedo boats and torpedo-boat destroyers.
The commerce oi the L'nited States with
Japan has grown more rapidly in the past
year thnn that of any other nation.
A largo part of Cuba is occupied by Impenetrable forests not more than 10 per
cent of the island being under cultivation.
An error in the naval personnel bill,
which recently became a law, gives a retired captain more pay than one iu active
service.
Jim Baker, the famous Indian scout,
died of old age at Snake river, Wyo., May
111. Ho hud been in the Rocky mountains
since 1824.
A strong detachment of troops has been
detailed to guard the United States powder works, near Dover, N. J., against
Spanish spies.
In the Canadian parliament, Premier
Laurier and Sir Charles Tapper declared
themselves in favor of an American alliance.
To maintain an army of 200,000 men for
six months will cost $30,000,(MX), according to estimates prepared by Paymaster
General Stanton.
The Hussion government has been peti
tinned for 46,000 rubles for thc purpose
of feeding 10,000 starving school children
for six months.
The board of supervisors of San Francisco has changed the name of Million
boulevard to Dewey boulevard, in honor
of the hero of ufanilu.
Lord Hussell lord chief justice of Kng-
land, urges intimate friendship between
Qreat Britain and the United States without contract of alliance.
Walter S. Barker, who was American
consul at Sagiui la Grande, Cuba, is to
be commissioned colonel of men who have
hail yellow fever, to be sent to Cuba with
the first division of troops.
A dispatch from Hong Kong says it has
been discovered that the black plague
is disseminated among the people by the
fleas which gathered tho germs from tlie
bodies of those afflicted with the disease.
The government needs war horses and
will soon invite bids for the supply that
may he wanted. Dealers all over the
count ry have been notified that desirable
stock is required. Prices tho liable to
go up.
The talk of an Anglo-American alliance
seems to have hud a marked effect in
Kurope. Friendship for the United States
is now being displayed by powers which
before were believed to be intensely hostile to Ihte country.
The federal statutes authorize the payment of a bounty of $100 for each man
in an enemy's ship of war that is destroyed in action. Assuming that there
were 2000 men on the Spanish ships at
Manila, there will he $200,000 to be divided among the men of Admiral Dewey's
fleet.
Cold to the value of $25,000,000, the
bulk ut it owned by about 100 men, will
be brought down the Yukon by the first
steamer from Klondike. When the informant left Dawson City nows of the war
between the United States and Spain had
not been received.
The secretary of the treasury has sent
to the senate a statement showing that
on May 1 there were in the treasury
100,356,614 ounces of silver bullion the
cost of whieh was $98,874,002, and the
coinage value $141,303,089, leaving a
seigniorage of $42,488,427.
Timely rains have insured large crops
of wheat and oats in Texas.
More than half a million spindles are
idle nt Kail Kiver, Mass., owingto a shutdown of the cotton mills.
The Knglish marquis of Kipon has expressed himself as much in favor of an
Anglo-American alliance.
After the rinderpest the locusts have
appeared in South Africa and railway
trains are being stopped by them.
Exports of manufactured goods are increasing at the rate of $1,000,000 a month
and Imports decreasing at thc rate of
$3,000,000 a month.
A German resident of Havana now at
Key West says that the strength of the
insurgent army in Cuba has been monstrously overestimated.
Ex-President Harrison has becn chosen
by Venezuela ns counsel before the board
of arbitration in settling the boundary
dispute with Kngland.
William Drake, a notorious burglar,
who tortured his victims and who escaped from jail at Salem, N. Y., haa been
arrested at Petersburg, Va.
At Washington the United States supreme court has decided that convictions
under the oleonuirgcrine laws of Pennsylvania and New Hampshire nre invalid,
thus holding thc laws unconstitutional.
Tho treasury department has ordered
that clearance papers be refused vessels
carrying coal to points in tbe West Indies,
Bermuda, Mexico and to Central and
South America during hostilities with
Spain.
Reports to the bureau of statistics indicate that the net importations of gold
for the fiscal year ending next month will
reach $100,000,000, exceeding the gain in
any preceding year in the history of the
country.
The old monitors, which did such effective service in the civil war, have been
practically rebuilt at the League island
navy yard, Philadelphia, and rendered far
more formidable than they were originally. In addition to full equipment of
modern appliances, they have been furnished with rapid-lire batteries to supplement their big old-style guns, which are
tremendously effective at close range.
TO IKVADE PUERTO RICO.
Conference of High omclaU Decides
on the Movement.
Washington, May 27.—An important
conference of high pfficialfl was held with
the president at the White house yesterday. Among those present were Secretary Long and Alger, General Miles, Adjutant General Corbin and Captains Malum and Crowninshicld and Admiral Si-
card of the naval strategy board.
The conference lasted several hours but
none of tlie parties were willing to speak
of the matters under discussion beyond
the statement that it was he first time
the strategy board has joined the other officials in conference and that the whole
field of military and naval operations,
present and prospective, was gone over.
There is reason to believe that, notwithstanding this reticence, the movement on Puerto Rico is in contemplation
and should it appear that tho Spanish
ileet is hemmed in at Santiago harbor as
believed, active operations will begin in
the near future against Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. This is believed
to he the president's purpose in calling
for 75,000 additional volunteers and it is
said to he not unlikely that other calls
will be made, as rapidly as the troops can
be equipped, until the effective force of
the army will be sufficient to make short
work of the Spanish forces wherever ond
whenever encountered.
To Move nt Onee.
New York, May 27.—A special to the
Tribune from Washington says:
Extraordinary activity in the war and
navy departments, which was not limited to the higher officials but included every individual in both services, gave every indication of important developments
in the conduct of the war, while an unusual secrecy served to strengthen the
impression that prompt and energetic action along the whole line in the West
Indies had becomo a question of hours
rather than dnys.
Humors, too definite to be ignored but
impossible of official authentication, explained the remarkable hurry and bustle
as due to the president's determination
to have Puerto Rico occupied by American soldiers without further delay and
that the troops which had been concentrated at gulf porta for the invasion of
Cuba were to embark immediately on tho
20 transports which had been secured and
under convoy of Admiral Sampson's
squadron, be sent at once to San Juan de
Puerto Rico and establish a permanent
colonial government in the island similar
to that which General Merritt is charged
with creating in the Philippines.
However startling the report, its plausibility suon received eorrobative strength
through the reluctance of every high official to deny it, while many senators and
other prominent civilians having influential relations with those carrying on the
war, not only affirmed the existence of
tlie suggested plan, but gave cogent reasons for its sudden adoption by the authorities.
SpunlHh Ht-NlHtiuiee Will Collnpne.
It was said tnat the events of the last
few days in Cuba, culminating in the
uselessness to Spain of Cervera's fleet
securely "corked up" at Santiago and the
destruction of the untrammeled cable
communication between the colonies and
Madrid, gave overy assurance of the
speedy collapse of Spanish resistance to
tho inevitable and the United States had
awakened to the necessity of possessing
Puerto Rico before uie end came.
That island and the Philippines had
come to be looked on as an essential recompense to the United States for its expensive intervention in behalf of Cuba's
freedom and the fear had arisen that,
unless they wero actually secured before
Cuba fell, embarrassing complications
leading possibly to grave international
complications with iOuropean powers,
might not be avoided.
With the Spanish military forces at
Havana effectually isolated and without
even remote hopes* of reinforcements:
with Spain's naval force on this side of
the Atlantic completely paralyzed, and
with the Madrid government already tottering in its insecurity of policy, the
opportunity for dealing a crushing blow
through tho island of Puerto Rico was
hardly to bc resisted.
No Cause for Delay.
Tlio sanitary condition of Cuba, the
strength of the army there, and many
other causes which operated to delay the
invasion of that island with the insufficient force of trained regulars which it
had been possible to concentrate at Tampa in a single month, wholly disappeared
as factors of delay in the Puerto Kican
project.
BUSH WOEK ON CARTRIDGES.
Frank'or-l Arnennl Stop, on All bnt
Government  Order..
rhiladclgihia, Mny 29.—Beginning on
Tuesday, the Frank ford arsenal will discontinue the manufacture of all small ammunition except the cartridges for the
Krag-Jorgenson rifles. The government
has made a contract with the Union Metallic Company and the Winchester Repeating Arms Oompany to furnish the 35*
caliber Springfield rifle cartridges and the
48-caliber revolver ammunition.
The hours of labor at the arsenal wiil
lie increased from 18 to 20 hours a day,
which will permit the turning out of 200,-
000 rounds of ammunition per day. As
soon as possible the working hours will be
extended to three shifts of eight hours
each.
Il.-n.l llo-lle-t From Alnakn.
Seattle May 20.—Six dead bodies were
brought down from Alaska by the steamer
Rosalie. They were those of E. A. Ireland, ex-United States marshal of Utah:
W. E. McDadc of Vermont, W. P. Condon,
S. D. Pike and Cinnmings and Laughlin.
Tho first two died of pneumonia nnd the
remainder were victims of tlie Chilcoot
avalanche.
San Francisco capitalists have undertaken to organize and equip a mounted
regiment of volunteers.
PROCLAMATION BY PRESIDENT
ABOUT THE   PRINCE OF WALES
Seventy-Five Thousand Additional
Volunteer, to Serve for Three
Year* Unle.K Sooner l)l«,-lnir»e<l
—Tbe Knll.tment. Will Ue Oven
to the People nt Large.
Washington, May 27.—The president
today issued the following proclamation:
By tlie President of tlie United States
—A Proclamation:
Whereas, An act of congress was approved on the 25th day of April, 1808,
entitled, "An net declaring that war existed between the United States of America and the kingdom of Spain"; and
Whereas, An act of congress entitled,
"Au act to provide for temporarily increasing the military establishment in the
United Stales in time of wur, and for
ohei* purposes," approved April 22, 1808,
the president is authorized, in order to
raise a volunteer army, to issue his proclamation calling for volunteers to serve
in the army of tho United States;
Now, therefore, I, William McKinley,
president of the United States, by virtue
of the power vested in ine by the constitution and laws, and deeming sufficient occasion to exist, havo thought fit to call
forth, and hereby do call forth, volunteers
to the aggregate number of 75,000, in addition to the volunteers called forth by
my proclamation of tlie 23rd of April in
the present year; tho same to be apportioned, as far as practicable, among the
several states and trereitories and the District of Columbia, according to population, and to serve for three years, unless
sooner discharged. Tbc proportion of each
arm of service and details of enlistment
and organization will be mnde known
through tlio war department.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set
my hand and caused the seal of the United States to bo affixed. Done at the
city of Washington, this 25th dny of
May, in the year of our Lord one thous-
und, eight hundred and ninety-eight, and
of tho independence of the United States
the one hundred and twenty-second.
WILLIAM M'KIMJSY, President.
By WILLIAM R. DAY,   Secretary    of
SUite.
No Oecaalon  for Horry.
Washington, Mny 25.—Secretary Alger
said this afternoon that the additional recruits will bc not recruited from the national guard, as were the first 125.000, but
the enlistments will bc open.
The regulations referred to inthe proclamation under which enlistments will
be conducted have not yet been prepared
nnd it is thought there is no occasion
for a hurry in this matter until the full
draft culled for in the first proclamation
has been secured.
It is further stated that the decision
to issue tbe additional call for volunteers
was not reached until the cabinet meeting yesterday. Tho call, it is supposed,
here, indicates a determination to press
the campaign actively and vigorously
from now on.
First  Coll  Nearly  Filled.
Washington, May 25.—One hundred
nnd twelve thousand men have now been
mustered into the volunteer army and official reports show tbe greater numher
of these arc ready to move to the front.
Two-thirds of the states have entirely
completed their muster.
The failure of some of the states, notably four or five in the south, to furnish
the men called for up to this time, is a
suqnise to army oilicers here, but is ascribed not to lack of patriotism, but to
the belief probably shared by many national guardsmen who had home tics and
business connections which they could not
well afford to give up, that plenty of
other persons not so encumbered would
readily be found to tate their places.
AIL ABOUND MARKET BEP0BT.
Wheat   Quotation.,   Wool   Figure.,
und  the I'rlt-e  of Produce.
Following are the local quotations.
Wholesale prices are given unless otherwise quoted:
Wheat nt the warehouse—Country
points: Club billk 00c, sacked 07c; blue-
stem, bulk 08c, sacked 71c. At Spokane:
Club, bulk 70c, sacked 71c; bluestcm, bulk
72c, sacked 75c.
Oats—At Spokane f. o. b., $21.
Bailey—Country points f. o. b., 85@90c
per cwt.
Rye—County points f. o. b., $1 per
cwt.
Flour—Per barrel—Plansifter, *4.75;
Superb, $4.50; Spokane, $4.25.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $13 per ton;
shorts, $14; bran, $12; rolled barley, $19;
chicken feed, $23@25.
Corn—Whole, $23; cracked, $24.
Hay—Timothy, $I0@11 per ton; wheat
hay, $10; alfalfa, $10.
Eggs—R-vnch, $4.25@4.75.
Wool—Fine medium, 0@7c per lb; me
dium, Off, tic per lb.
Produce—Fancy creamery butter, 40
and 001b tubs, 21c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-lb
tubs, 22c; prints, 22c; California butter,
25@20c lb; country butter in rolls, 20@
23c per lb; cooking butter, 10c; eastern
creamery, prints, 23c; cheese, twin, full
cream, 13@14c- cheese, twin, skim milk,
01-2@10c.
Vegetables—Potatoes, 30@32c per cwt;
cabbage, 75c per cwt; turnips, 75o per
cwt; beets, 75c per cwt; onions, $1.50®
1.75 per cwt; beans, 11@1} per lb; 8<juash
$1.10 per dozen.
Poultry—Chickens, live weight, 9@10c
per lb; dressed, ll@12c; turkeys, live, 11,
@12c; dressed, 12@13c; ducks, live, 10c;
dressed, ll@12e per lb; geese, live, 10@
lie; dressed, 12@12}o.
Ments—Beef cows, live $2.85@3.10 per
cwt; dressed $0(S)7; steers, live $2.8513!
3.50, dressed $8(5)8.50; hogs, live $4.50(8*
4.75, dressed $0@0.50; mutton, live 4(5)
4 l*2c, dressed 8®8 l-2c per lb; dressed
veal, 7(H/8c per lb; lamb, 12 1-2 wholesale.
Wheat.
Portland, May 30.—Wheat-Dull: quotations nominal; Wnlla Walla, 82c; valley and bluesteni, 88c per bushel.
Tacoma, May 30.—No wheat market;
quotations widely ranged, 83c to 88e for
club and 8flc to 01c for bluestem.
Snn Francisco, May 30.—Silver   bars,
58c; Mexican dollars, 48 l-4@40 3-4c.
Metals.
Lake copper—Quiet; brokers', $11.87J.
Lead—Dull| brokers', $3.50.
Nails, it is Baid, may be driven into
hard wood without bending, il they are
first dipped in lard or oil.
There is a lighthouse to every 14 miles
of const in Englnnd to every 34 in Ireland
and to overy 30 in Scotland.
Personalities  Culled  from   the  New
Book of Hia Life.
He ls five feet six Inches high and
weighs 180 pounds.
He has light gray eyes, a gray beard,
a brown complexion and a bald head.
His bands and feet are small and
neat.
He Is fifty-seven years old, and bas
four grandchildren.
His favorite wine Is champagne of
1880, and his favorite liquor a cognac
forty years old.
He Is fond of all kinds of people, especially If they have mouey.
He Is a first-class judge of horses and
dogs, and he thinks he knows something about actresses.
He ls said to be one of thc best shots
ln England.
He sets tbe fashions In clothes for
the whole world.
He loves to labor for the working-
man.
He ls a D. C. L. of Oxford, an LL. D.
of Cambridge and a barrister.
He bas thirteen university degrees.
He has lnld seventy-three large and
Important foundation stones.
He opened part of the Suez. Canal.
He has made more speeches than any
other man lu the world, but mostly
short ones.
He owns the deepest mine ln England.
He was the first Christian to dine
with the Sultan of Turkey.
He never allows a typewriter In his
house.
He spends $5,000 a year for telegrams.
He ouly allows two knives and forks
to each guest at his table.
He ls a colonel eight times over.
He hns one private secretary, two assistant secretaries nnd a stuff of Clerks
to assist them.
He receives 200 letters n dny, nnd answers most of them.
Every minute of his time In Londou
Is spent according to schedule.
He hns every order of knighthood In
Europe.
His uniforms are worth $75,000.
He Is a field marshal and an admiral.
He Is the chief horse owner, do;*
owner and yaclilsnian In England.
He goes to church every Sunday
morning.
He never goes to the races on Sunday.
He started life with nn Income of
$650,000 a year.
He says lie has no debts.
He loves to travel Incognito In Tarls.
He buys hundreds of theater tickets
without using tbem.
Ills favorite vehicle ln London Is a
hansom cnb, yet his stables cost $75,-
000 n year.
He thinks his nephew, the German
emperor, is loo sensational.
He has friends lu every nation, nnd
speaks German, French, Italian nnd
Russian,
His life wns never attempted liy an
assassin.
He wns obliged once to pnwn bis
watch.—New York Journal.
Where the nest  Bananas Grow.
"The best bananas grown ln the
world come from Port Limon, Costa
Rica," Bays Emll de Mario, of New Orleans. "They nre shipped from Port
Llmon, and the country gets aliout 30
cents per bunch in gold. He Is notified
by wire from Hie seaport to cut, and
hns two days In whieh to gather and
deliver at the railway. Trains composed of well-ventilated cars take the
fruit to a fust steamer, whicli ls waiting to convey It abroad. The bunches
will average about fourteen hands
each, aud ench hand hns from seventeen to eighteen bannnas. When the
bunch gets to New Orleans or New
York tbey are worth about $4 ench. a
tremndous advance over the price paid
the Costn Rlcau producer.
"The planter, however, Is surer of a
safe profit than auy other person handling the fruit. Jamaica negroes do
all the labor attendant on the planting,
culture and cutting, being better adapted to the work thon the native peon.
Jamaica bananas often mnke a finer
appearance, but nre not so prolific as
the Port Llmon product. The best
plantations of Costn Hlea are subject
to overflow, and the waters deposit a
silt that greatly enriches the soil.
Crops nre ready for cutting the whole
year round."
He Knew How Hay Grew.
Those who have chaperoned a company of city gamins sent Into the country by the "Vacation Fund" will perhaps be able to cap this story, told by
the London Answers:
Mauy yeans ago, when Londoners
hnd not the excursion facilities for getting Into tlie country that they enjoy
now, a Cockney friend wns staying at
a farmhouse, and soon mnde himself at
home.
Ohnrley was wandering round, closely examining the top, ends aud sides of
a certain trim, well-made object fenced
round In the paddock. He stared at it
for a little while, then shook bis head
dubiously.
"What arc you looking for now,
Charles?"
"Where's the doors and windows, uncle?"
"Doom and windows? Why, that's a
haystack!"
"No fear, uncle, yon don't humbug
uie! Hay don't grow lu lumps like that!'*
Men Haven't All the Prlvllesea.
She—There Is a great deal of uufair-
uess In this world. Women are barred
out of society for things that men may
do with Impunity.
He—Thnt may be true, but, on the
other hnud, men would be barred out
of society If they did some things that
women do with Impunity every day.
She—I'd like to hnve you name just
one of tbem.
He—Well, kissing other people's
wives and daughters aud sweethearts,
for Instance.
Vagaries of a Bullet.
A sepoy of the thirty-sixth Sikhs
when retiring from the Saran Snr pass
said he felt something bit bis rifle, but,
seeing no mark, when he came to clean
his rifle, he found a bullet bad actually
eutered the muzzle and penetrated
about nine Inches down the barrel, a
seemingly Impossible thing, but for all
that true. It was lucky, says a correspondent ot the Times of India, that
he had no occasion to use his rifle
again on bis way borne, or lt would, of
course, have burst.- Glasgow Weekly
Mali.
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Hood's Sarsaparilla
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Hood's Pills cure all liver Ills.    '25 centa.
Sweden has 401 women employed in its
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Relieves corns and bunions of all pain and
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The Bishop of Oxford 1ms been denouncing Sunday boating and cycling.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas Co., ■■.
Prank J. Cheney makea oath that he In the
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FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn and subscribed to before me and subscribed In my presence, this 6th day of December, A. D.  1886. A.  W.  GLEASON.
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Halt's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and
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Hall's Family Pills are the best.
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English society women are now taking
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Two bottles of Plso's Cure for Consumption cured me of a bad Inns troublt.
—Mrs. J. Nichols, Princeton, laid., Ma-cli
26,  1895.
Upward of 10,00(1,000 American flags
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