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THE GRAND FORKS MINER.
SECOND YEAR.   NO. 80
GRAND FORKS, J5. ('., SATURDAY, NOVKMHKIi 20, 1897.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
THE LOST MANUSCRIPT.
SCRAWNY   NECKS  MUST GO.
MUSCLES must be developed,
the flesh hardened.*, and ln-
creased'liie ;' Mtln"—whitened,
and the lines In the throat carefully
massaged. The thin girl with the
bony neck has much to accomplish.
The high evening gown frequently
seen last winter'wits'ilnwniifortuble to
dance in and lacked pictorial distinction. Besides, its wearer was always
accHsed of making necessity, a virtue,
a crltlclsni'so Invariably appropriate to
tbe truth that she Is resolved io stay at
home or accept the traditional evening uniform of her sev v Tlm former
alternative Is turtle out of the question,
bo to preparefoV'the^latter she pusses
days aud nights developing her neck.
There are ways dndiways of Increasing the flesh otf^the u&>k and 'covering
up the unsightly -collar'bonis,- always
the rnout persistent- of- offenders. A
simple method advocates the liberal
use of Icy water, dashing it Impetuously over the front antTXiack' tif tlie neck,
and then expanding the chest In long,
regular breathing. The skin Is finally
rubbed vigorously with the palms ot
the hands, carefully -smoothing the
throat under the cklp.imd behind the
ears, until theblttod tingles exuberantly. A second method for restoring ail
unsightly neck to sightliness combines
the usage of hot water, massage anil
olive oil. The skin is bathed ln water
aB hot as the ylet|m can bear It; then
It ls treated to a bourse In uncomfortable rubbing, after which the olive oil
ls applied plentifully, so as to iillow It
free access into the pores of tbe skin.
Tbe full nick and cjiest of a prize
lighter suggest the*, third;maimer of
preparing to meet tlie requirements of
the winter season and an evening
gown. The pugilist Invariably hoids
his head with the*fh!n pressed backward toward his neck. Imitation of
this movement straightens the head
and forces the chest upward an inch or
so, and while in the beginning-It Is
principally the bony -monuments of
the thin girl's presence that rise to the
the wild pair. Their money may have ;
appeared a satisfactory substitute for:
morals-but what a slate of affairs!"
A Millionaire Heiress.
The death of Ogdon lloelct, which occurred on his magnificent yacht, the'
Mayflower, off the Isle of Wight, di-!
roots public attention to the heirs to his I
vast estate. These arc, beside his wife,
his daughter, Miss Mny, and his son,.
Robert doelel Jr.
Just what property Mr. Goolet left
cannot be definitely determined, but he
is quoted as having been worth .$100,-
(100,000, mostly in real estate In the
metropolis, and his wcnllh inuy be even
greater. To part of Ihis wealth Miss
Goelet, who Is now lb years old, will
fall heir, and as she Is already worth
"Sixthly, brethren," snid the preacher,
Then he anxiously looked 'rouud;
"Sixthly, sixthly," he repeated
Till it sceint'i] u mocking sound.
Fiercely did liis fingers fumble
"Fifthly," "fourthly," "thirdly," nil,
But his lips kepi muttering "Sixthly,"
Aud it answered not his call.
"Sixthly, brethren, ns I mentioned—"
Then lie turned the Bible o'er;
Every hair stuod up in anguish,
While his two eyes swept the Hour.
Then the good old gray-haired deacon
Itose wilh "Parson, cf ye please,
'Sixthly' just sailed out the winder
On llie huzziini o' tlit? breeze,"
Then a small hoy snickered gaily:
"Ah, Hint wind's a beauty bright;
■Thirdly,' 'fourthly,' both were winners,
But that 'sixthly's' out o' sight"
—Cultiuiliiis Dispatch,
SEMPER FIDELIS.
0,000.000 in her own right she will
therefore be among the wealthiest
marriageable girls ln the world. Miss
Goelet has not yet beeu formally
"brought out" in New York, though
she figured ns one of the bridesmaids
at the wedding of Miss Cousuelo Van-
derbllt and the Duke ot Marlborough.
Recently It was said lhat she was engaged to the young Duke of Manchester, but this rumor was subsequently
denied.   Miss tloelet is described as a
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SOME   HINTS   TO   TIIIN   CURLS,
occaslou, little by little perseverance
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conquers and the bones gradually re
tire discomfited. After drawing the
chin luwai'd ioitb*.'ttff.ltltu*H:*Juanuer of
the prize fighter, turn the bend slowly
from left to right, still ileeepingcthe
chin rigorously In position. Then
throw the head backward and forward, thc chin again Ijjugtjvable, until
lower and lower, ft finally strikes the
chest vigorously. Sustained breathing
adds greatly to the effectiveness of the
pugilistic exercise," Which Is the chief
means employed by the-tighter to harden Into Iron the- muscles-, of his neck.
The oftener the practice the quicker
the remedy, and a trial twice a day, In
the morning and at night;' soon gives
courage to the scrawny girl lb continue
her self-imposed labor, for Improvement rapidly terminates in 'tfiiuuphnut
success.
To gain fullness ln the neck and
length In the waist, stand firmly ou
the balls of the feet, with arms at the
side motionless, the ilnlnis of the hand
extended toward the front. Slowly
raise the arms over the top of the bead
until the arms meet nnd form nn arch,
then drop quietly again. The second
portlon"bf the exercise consists,In extending the arms to theli- full length
lu front, with the palms of the bauds
facing downward. Gradually move
each arm to the side and back again,
keeping the same level, and repeating
uqtll fatigued. In the third position
the arms aris outstretched,* forming
with the body a human cross.' Then
describe circles with each arm, using
tbe shoulder as the pivot. Slapping
the backs of the hands together behind
tbc back also furthers tbe.developmeut
of chest muscles.
One Wenkncss of Women.
It is becoming a noted fact that the
young women of to-day shpw a *de>
elded preference for men whose reputation ls notjif the best. Speaking about
this a few eveulrigS ago a college man
said:     ■     »   ' 1
"It Isn't niuch ,ot an Incentive for n
fellow to keep his (nornllty. up.to the
standard when he sees the most Ills'-*
reputable men of his best set simply
lionized by girls nnd their mothers.' 1
don't know why-,lt Is. Women have
tt mania sTojf'cultivating men whose
characters nre nnytlilug but good. The
shadier they are the more they appeal
to women. Can't understand it. There
were two men In my class last year,
the wildest, fastest fellows I knew,
but they were made more fuss over by
tbe mother-fund daughters of their acquaintance'than rfny of their well-behaved friends. These same mothers
and daughters knew any number of
bright, moral young men, but they Ignored thera every time In favor of the
ne'er-do-wells—were flattered to death
to receive the slightest attention from
charming young lady. Naturally, she
received a good education and ns a
consequence she possesses many accomplishments.
The Etiquette <>(' Introduction.,.
It is mortifying' to note how mnnj
persons pay little or uo heed lo whal
may be styled the etiquette of introduc
lions. To (ho lover of good form there
Is nothing that sets one's teeth on edge
on hearing un Introduction so worded
that a woman Is presented to a man,
or nn elderly woman to young one. At
n tea a matron who years before had
arrived ut the dignity of a grandmother wns piloted by her hostess to a
youug' girl of 20, uud they were made
known tb each other-In the well-meant
words "Mrs. Knight, I wnnt to present
you to my dear little friend, Mabel
Day. Mabel, dear, this Is Mrs.
Knight, of whom you have so often
heard me spenk."
If the ladles were amused by. the
speech, they were so well versed In
that knowledge of good form in which
their hostess was lacking that they
showed no consciousness of her error.
Another Woman Lawyer.
One more woman has stepped Into
the ranks of the legal profession und
Laporte, Ind., has the honor of being
her home. She is Miss Mollle L. Lorlg,
nud she hns just been admitted to the
bur.    She is a graduate of a Denver
miss mollis l. i.intio.
law college aud had the distinction of
being the only woman iu tbe class. She
ls convinced that she will enjoy practicing her profession nnd for thnt reason undertook the hard work, against
the advice of some of bar friends who
advised a stage career. The woman la
20 years old and expects to spend the
next few years in the office of some
well-established lawyer of Laporte.
Naming the Hindu Baby.
A Hindu baby Is named when twelve
days old, and usually by the mother.
Sometimes the father wishes for another name than thut selected by the
mother; ln that case two lamps are
placed over the two names, and the
name over which the lamp burns
brightest Is the one given to the child
ONG after the speaker's
words had tiled away
the listening people
waited In hushed ex-
pectmioy, unwilling lo
believe that he had finished, and unable to de-
sccud, all at once, from
the heights to which
they bad beeu raised.
But the announcement
of the last hymn assured
them that the service
was almost over, and a
little later they begun to
file slowly out through lhe high, narrow doors into the damp Cornish air.
In almost total silence the crowd separated, with the unconsciousness of
surroundings which comes lo men
when their minds have been stirred
deeply.
John Ordwny and his wife came
from the chapel among lho hist, and
walked arm In arm to the long, low
shed, whore ninny wagons wore wait
lug; both had boon strongly moved by
the evening's sermon, but in different
ways, indicative, perhaps, of their
widely differing temperaments.
Ordwuy helped his wife Into the
wagon, the horses struck Into a swift
trot, and the driver leaned forward to
draw the rug more closely about his
companion, peering up Into hcr fuee
solicitously,
"A dump night!" lie murniored. "Do
you feel at all cold, little girl?"
She started nervously al hr*- voice.
and shook hcr head.
"I'm quite warm enough," she said
mechanically.
They moved swiftly past the scattered houses of the village anil out Into n
stretch of open country. Three or four
times the woman raised hor head as
though ubout to speak, but chocked
herself with an effort.
"1 have something to tell you, John,"
she snid nt last. "I—I am afraid I
ought to have told you'long ago."
Hcr lone was so serious that ho turned and looked at her with quick anxiety.
"Are ye sure ye ought?" he asked
gently.   "Maybe there ain't nuy need."
"Thoro Is a need." she answered, "I
have known ull along that It would be
better to speak out, but somehow I
never "elt that I could, until to-night."
She papSed as though to gather courage. "It's about myself and Willis,"
Bhe said. "You remember "
Ordwuy bent forward suddenly with
a warning shout to the horses, and the
wagon jolled heavily In a deep rut.
"That's me, nil over," he Haiti with
a chuckle. "I took special notice of
that hole so ns to skip It ou the way
home, and here I nm, drivln' right into
It again, like an old fool. That's what
conies of llstonin' to sermons ye can't
quite understand."
"Won't you listen to me, John?" his
wife asked pleadingly.
"Of course I will," he nnswered.
"Only my nerves bein' so wrought up,
I'm sort of afraid to have auy big
shock come on me sudden, ye know."
"You make It so hard for me," she
said. "And I am lu earnest. Oh, truly
1 nm in earnest."
Her voice trembled with the warning
of tears. Ordwuy put his arm around
hor and drew her closer to him protectively, ns a mother soothes a nervous,
sleepy child.
"I wasn't jokln'," he said. "I'm always glad to listen to ye; only I think
ye'd best wait till we get home. We're
'most there now."
The wagon swuug around a sharp
turn, and then, far up on the hill ahead
of* them the clear-cut outline of tbe
farm buildings showed against the
horizon. And the horses plodded on in
silence.
"Go ln by the fire," said John Ordwuy, when nt length they rattled Into
the farm-yard. "It'll take me some time
to fix things up." But when be came
back from tbe stable he found hcr
waiting, leaning against one of the
square posts of the porch aud looking
out across the darkness of the valley.
"I wanted to wait until we could go
lu together," she said. The long, low
kitchen was full of changing shadows,
which danced across the time-polished
floor and lost themselves in the corners
of the irregular coiling, when Ordwny
crossed to the huge fireplace uud piled
some sticks of soft wood on the glowing ashes.
Then, twisting himself out of his topcoat and bestowing It, together with
his cap, on a convenient table, he drag-
god from the chimney corner a great
old-fashioned chair and sunk back luxuriously iu Us capacious depths. His
wife had also removed her wraps, nnd
now took her seat at the oilier side of
lhe fireplace ou a low stool, drawn
back just within the wavering boundary of shadow. At length she spoke,
slowly and with evident effort nt calmness.
"i'ou must try to be  patient  with
me," she snid. "You'll be astonished,
I know, and I nm afraid you'll be angry—and I couldn't blame you—but 1
want you to wait till—till I've finished."
"Are ye quite sure ye'd better begin,
or hadn't ye bettor let it go till tomorrow?"
"No!" she snid quickly. "I've wanted
to speak—to speak so many times, aud
haven't dared to. I'll feel a thousand
times happier when I've told you, uo
matter what happens. Let me go on
now."
"Maybe I kuow what " he began,
but chocked himself suddenly. "I'm
listoulif," be added,
She hesitated ns if to gain strength,
and he marked how the slender figure
quivered with the effiort of her hurried breathing.
"I hud promised to marry Willis he-
fore 1 knew you," she said unsteadily.
"We guarieled about some little thing
and each was too proud to speak first.
Finally, he went away without seeing
mo. You know how we hoard that he
died In Africa. I believed It—we nil
did—and I cried myself lo sleep night
after night, because I hadn't acted differently. As time wont on I began to
forgot little by little, and after a while
it all seemed like a sort of dream; then
you came Into my life, nnd taught me
to trust you nnd turn to you for help
in everything. And, In truth, I loved
you more than you could evor understand." Her voice trembled pitifully.
"You believe me, John'/" she asked.
"Say that you do believe me."
Ordwuy drew his hands across his
eyes with an Involuntary movement.
"I ain't never doubted it," be answered softly.
Shu gave a quick sigh of relief, and
lot her head sink again upou her breast
ns she spoke again.
"I was happy and contented for two
long years. It was like heaven; aud
you were happy, too, John?"
"Happy!" ho said. "Ah, yes; nobody'll
ever know how much.'1
"And thou little Dora was born," she
wont ou, "and somehow all our trouble
began right there, for It seemed ns
though hor baby hands look hold of our
hearts and pushed thorn apart, a llttlo
nt first, and then more and more. I actually thought thut you didn't caro
about her—I know It was wrong, but
I thought It—and I got to fooling
against you as I would against someone that was watching for a chance to
hurt my Utile one. Well, things got
worse and worse, nud when she died 1
almost believed you wore to blame In
sonic way—I didn't know how. Oh! It's
awful In think about, lull I couldn't
help feeling that way. Will you evor
forgive mo for It?"
"I never laid It up against ye," he
answered, **l reckoned It wns natural,
nnd I know ye wasn't well; so I tried
to forgot all about that part of my life,
and I dono It—almost."
She looked up nt him gratefully.
"You are trying to help me," she suid.
"Not many men would do that. The
rest of my story Is harder to tell, and
harder to listen lo. You remember
that Willis came back aud hunted ns
up. He ciiine at the worst time for nil
of us. I was set against yon, and half
wild about baby's death, and reckless
to everything, lie found that out, nud
kept pleading with ine and urging me
| to go away with him. Day after day,
when you were nt work, he used to
como to the house and talk to me—always iu the same strain. I ought lo
have sent him away; but—I didn't. Ills
sympathy was so ready that I didn't
see tlie purpose nor the falseness of
It. It wns as though some evil spirit
put tlie word lnlo his mouth, nnd 1
listened; God help mo, I listened.''
She started to her feot, and stood facing her husband, her arms raised to
her head lu a wild gesture.
"It wos no fault of mine that I did
not sin nguiiist you iu deed as I did lu
thought," she cried. "If It had not beeu
for some accident—I don't even know
what It was—I should not have been
here now. I went to meet hiin one
ulght. We were to drive to Oakley and
take the train for some place. 1 waited, I don't know how ninny hours, but
he didn't come; at last I crept home
and found you asleep. All night 1 sat
by the lire waiting for some word from
htm, for I wns ready to go—yes, even
then I wus ready to go. In the morning when you were away a loiter came,
saying tlitit nu unforeseen accident had
happened and lie would lot me know
about It soon. 1 never heard from him
again."
She paused and looked at him fear
fully, as though expecting a violent
outburst of anger; but ho said nothing,
nnd nt last Bhe spoke again, unable to
bear the silence.
"Won't you speak to me?" she cried,
tremulously. "Haven't you bt^cn listening? Have 1 done wrong to toll you?
Speak to me, for God's sake; I can't
bear It."
The words were lost In ji storm of
sobbing, and she threw herself down
ou her knees beside him, hiding hor
face with her hands on the arm of the
old-fashioned chulr. Ordwny looked
down at her through eyes that were
dimming. "Don't take on so^ Eunle."
be said gently; "ye'll be glad all the
rest of yer life, I think, on account of
jest what ye're cryiif about now. Look
up, my girl, an' maybe I can finish the
story for yo." He put out his hand and
stroked tlie bowed head with clumsy
tenderness. "Ye say ye never knowed
why be didn't come that night," he
said.   "I could a told ye why."
She raised her head with a startled
exclamation.   "You?" she cried.
"Yes," he answered. "Jest me. Ho
stayed away because I told him he'd
better, and he knowed I meant what I
said."
Her eyes grew full of a wondering
fear, and she shrank away from him:
but he smiled ngaln nnd detained her
with gentle force. "Walt," ho said. "1
alu't crazy. Did ye think I was so
blind all them months that I didn't seo
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what was happening? I'd a knowed ll
I'd been   miles away, for  thore ain't
never auy trouble in your heart but
what I don't feel it.   Lord bless ye. I -
seen what was goiu' on, bul I thought
'twas best to say notbin' an'   let  ye
wrestle II out alone,    Finally, when 11
noticed that circumstances an'  every]
thing was likely lo he too much for ye,
why, I Jest stepped In an 'talked to'
Willis. He understood, an' thai settled
it."
"Then you've known?" she interrupt-
od breathlessly. "You've known ull this
time?"
He nodded cheerfully."All this time,";
he answered.
"But you never said a word to me—
you never acted as though "
"It's always harder for me to talk
than to keep still," be said slowly.
"Surely ye've found thai out long ago.
I couldn't a said a word without mak-
In things worse most likely; so 1
thought the bust thing lo do wns to jest:
wait—an' I have been wuitln'."
"Waiting!" she repented. "Walling
for what?"
"For what's happened. Eunle," he j
said softly. "Waiting to hear jest what
I've heard to-night; to have ye kneel
down here beside me ns ye're kneclln'
now, a-wantln' the help I can give ye,
an' n-trustin' me enough to ask for it."
He lifted his hand to check her question, and wont on in the same tone. "I
ain't never boon like any of the men
ye used to know. Why, for a year or
more after we wore married I used lo
set an' watch ye, wonderlti' all Ibe time
whether It was really me, an' whether
my luck wasn't too good to be true. 1
was always afraid that there wns a
mistake somewheres, for It didn't seem
right nor natural that ye should seo
anything In me to caro about, unless—
unless It was because I cared so much
for you; I tried to think thnt sometimes."
The woman was clinging to his arm
and weeping convulsively.
" 'Tweren't your fault, llttlo girl." he
said. "It jest happened that way.
There ain't no need to cry about it
now; the time for crylu's all gone past,
nu' I don't think It'll ovor come again."
He stopped abruptly, as though half-
ashamed of his sudden outburst, and
lot his glance rest lovingly upon the
kneeling figure nt his feet.
"Ain't ye glad it's happened?" he
asked. "Surely ye ain't grlevln' ovor
the very thing thai is to make us so
happy agon."
She did not answer, and for n moment he watched hor In perplexed anxiety. Then he understood, aud knelt
down by her Bide.—Toronto Saturday
Night.
"ELDER" SAM PRYOR.
He's Been Preaching for HI Years, aud
Shows No Hikiih of Stopping,
Born In the eighteenth century, sixty
years a slave, fifty years the husband
of a slave woman, thirty-four yours the
husband of a free woman who was
once a slave, and eighty-one years a
preacher of Ihe Gospel. These are
some of lhe experiences which one
ninn, and only one ninn In the world,
hns undergone. That man is "Elder"
Sam Pryor, who lives In Limestone
County, Alabama, about twcnly-live
miles from Huntsviile.
Elder Sam, or "Uncle Sain," ns he ls
affectionately culled by his "white
folks," was burn ln Albemarle County,
Virginia, Jan. 1, 170."r.   His tirst master
WASTED ENERGY.
A Good   Thing   the   lee   Mun   Wasn't
There.
Across an uptown street nn Ico wagon wus extended.   The street was narrow und the horses   attached to thei
wagon had evidently boon halted nt the
curb and then had turned diagonally
across the roadway. Usually those wagons are manned by n crow of two men,
but lu this case neither man was In
sight,    Presently along came n horse
and wagon with two men on the seat. •
They couldn't got by because of the Ice \
wagon.   Thoy halted lu the rour of the
obstruction and one of lhe men called
out:
"HI, the>re, get n move on you."
The Ice wagon was full of Ice and the
driver's sent was entirely concealed
from the men in the other wagon.
There wus no response.
"What's the matter with you?" yelled
thc ninn; "don't,vou know you are block-
lug up the highway?1'
Sllll no response.
The vociferating man grew angry.
"Say," he howled, "If you dou't drive
ahead I'll take off one of your wheels."
The other man laughed. Tbe wheels
of the ice wagon looked as If thoy might
have boon made for the Juggernaut car.
Tho wheels of the other wngon Mere
light and shaky.
"If you don't drive ahead I'll gel off
this wagon nud chuck you Into the gutter," shrieked the nugry mnu.
"Sny," said the other man, "don't talk
like that. These Icemen are all fighters.
He'll como back here wllh an lec-hook
and welt the heads off of us."
"Lot him come," roared Ibe first
speaker. "He can't bluff me. Say,
thoro, you wretched, white-livered ice
peddler, get a move on you, or I'll trample all over your worthless carcass."
And even this didn't elicit a response.
Then the angry mini slowly got down
from the sent, and, grasping his whip
In a firm grnsp, cautiously circled
around by the wuy of the sidewalk until he could get a look ut the driver's
seat.
"Why, there's no one here," be called
back. Then he took the horses by the
bonds and pulled them to the side of
the road.
As he climbed back Into bis wagon
he said:
"It's a blamed lucky thing for that
driver that be wasn't there. I'd 'a'
boat the life out of him."
And he pulled up the horse savagely
and rattled along.
l-'or the Bike.
In a newly designed bicycle It Is not
necessary lo use tbe feet and keep the
pedals moving all the time, as the
spiked rear wheel can be lifted out of
line with the runners by means of a
lever near the head of the machine, so
that after speed has been attained or
In going down hills ou the road the feet
can be held still.
Business Transaction.
Yubsley—See hero, Madge, wiry
haven't you paid that .fit) as you prom-
lsed?
Mudge—I heard you were going to
leave town.—Indianapolis Journal.
It Is saia that half the peoplo horn
die before reaching tho age of It!. Some
others we know wouldu't be missed
very much.
'ELDER" SAM PItYOB.
was Capt. John II. Harris, who served
In the Revolutionary war. His young
mistress. Isabella, married Capt. Luke
Pryor, a lawyer of Athens, Ala., who
still lives nt that place, aud Is between
80 and (10 years of age. Sam was given
10 her upon tho occasion of hor marriage, and thus became a Pryor.
Elder Sam lives upon the Pryor place
nnd is n great favorite wilh the family. He has been preaching the Gospel
over eighty-one years, aud is n Baptist
missionary. When asked how lie came
to bo a preacher, he said that he received a call from the Lord eighty-one
years ago the second Sunday of last
May.
"But how did you know lhat you
were called?"
"When God converts a man ho knows
it," was the reply, "nnd when he calls
a man to preach the Gospel he knows
ll."
The old man continued; "God wants
religion dat do water can't cquouch and
de fire can't sqilench; jes like ef you
put down dat hat an' hit go through do
lire an' oonio out jes' like It is—ain't
burnt up—tint's a hai. Dat's de way
God wants a ('hiistlun to be."
boas has paid us all he oould afford
Anyhow, he's always treated us ai
though we were men. Ills wife am
daughter have been good friends t<
our womenfolks, too. They've doni
the fair thing by us, ull around, ane
we won't go back on "em."
Here shines out Unit spirit of broth
erheiod which, if permitted to have lu
way with meu, will preserve the ua
tiou. "At the heart of the whole social problem," a wise writer has said
"is the Quiet, homely personal servici
whereby one helps another. No legls
lutlou, no shortening of hours uoi
lengthening of pay-rolls, uo Improve
ment of houses nor lessening of rents
no establishment of the 'co-operatlvi
commonwealth,' will make much bet
tor a situation which sorely needs bet
terlng, without this Individual effort
When every privileged family is mlu
Isterlng In some direct way to soma
other family less privileged, then the
social millennium will begin to dawn."
KLONDIKE   THORNS.
FAMILIAR TRICK EXPLAINED.
How lite Talking; Head Upon tlte 'fable
Is Arranged.
One of the most familiar optical
tricks Is the talking head upon a table. The Illustration almost explains
Itself. Tho npparntus consists of n
mirror fixed lo lhe diagonally opposite
legs of the table. Tin* mirror hides
tho body of the girl nnd by reflection
makes a fourth table leg appear.    Ii
Entangling; Vines Which Tartars
Weary Wayfarers.
H. Juneau, of Dodge City, Knn,, who,
with his brother, Joseph Juneau, founded the town of Juneau, Alaska, now
counted as the leading citizen of th«
famous territory, has an interesting
story to tell of the dark side of life on
the Upper Yukon. Mr. Juneau spent
several years In Alaska, and helped
lay out lhe streets of the town whicli
now boars his name.
lu speaking of his early experience
hi Alaska, Mr. Junoiui said:
"I helped lay out the town In 1881,
and have boon there several times
since. Wo lirst named the place Bar*
risburg, but the people changed the
name after a year or two. I have found
the country full of disappointments,
and I don't want to point the picture
too bright. Enough has not beeu said
of the dark side.
"It ls no place for mon of weak constitution. The hardships to be encountered require the strongest hearts and
sinews, as well.
"I have seen nothing published ol
the foot that a large portion of the
country ls covered with a moss ami
vine which contains sharp thorns, like
porcupine quills, with saw edges,
These will penetrate leather boots, and
when once ln the flesh nothing hut a
knife will remove them. Those are
worse than the mosquito pest.
"Along tho sen coast Alaska presents
a grand and picturesque view for
miles in extent, front an ocean sleom*
er. It is a good idea to get acquainted
witli Alaska and enjoy its scenery. It
Is a grand country lo visit, and its
scenery surpasses any mountain scenery in lhe world. Travel on water can
be provided for ln comfort, and lie enjoyed without great risk or danger.
"Alaska ls n country on t-tlge. It ls
| so mountainous, Basins nvo mainly
tilled witli Ice. Tlie weather Is always
hard ill great extremes. When there Is
no ice there is moss and devil's club,
tlie latter n vine that winds about everything It c;\ii clutch, Persons walk-
lug become entwined in a network of
moss mid devil's club, nnd passage is
extremely difficult and 'lorturous,' as
well as tortuous."—Detroit Free Press.
she is HIDDEN in* Tin: Minima.
nlso reflects the end of tho fabric hanging down In front of the table and
makes It se-oui ns If part of the cloth
woro also hanging over tho rear end of
the table. Then, too, the mirror reflects the floor bo that the spectator
seems lo be looking right under the
table and thinks he can see the floor tie
yond It. The girl's head Is thrust
through a hole In the table. Curiously
enough, the effect Is more perfect when
lhe spectator Is quite near.
The King's .Mistake.
Evidently the King of Slum 1» still
a good deal of a lini'liarlau. If lie had
profited as much by European Instruction as we have boon told, he never
would have given such nu absurd excuse as ho has for deferring his visit
to the United States. It would take,
he says, six months at least to get an
Intelligent Idea of America and Americans, and, as lie has only a few weeks
more to spare from affairs of state, h*
is going to wait until he has more leisure! Tills will disgrace Chulalongkorn
all ovor Europe, and ruin his laboriously acquired popularity. Any British,'
French or German traveler would have
told him that from three to six weeks
here would enable n man of ordinary,
intelligence to know us inside and oul
and set down lhe conclusion of lhe
whole matter in a big book. Haven't
they done It time and nguln, and aren't
they men of ordinary, very ordinary,
Intelligence?—-New York Times.
Tbo lleitil Waitress.
The head waitress is beginning lo rival tlie proverbial theological student
in tin. dining-rooms of New England
hotels. She occasionally appears In
New Jersey. Ill a noted hostelry in the
Berkshire hills the long dining-room
acknowledges the beulgnnnt sway of
the head waitress. Clothed entirely lu
black, with ouly n lino nf white a I
throat nnd wrists, hor costume ls differentiated from the uniform of her
troop of assistants. All the other waitresses aro in white duck or pique, stiffly starched tno flimsy organdies or
Victorian lawns being used).
Along thc long wall of the dining-
room Is a row of well-separated high
stools. There Is one by each table, and
on tills lhe waitress Is perched when
not attending to hcr tabic, it looks odd
at first to see them perched up high
when not on duty, but hotel guests nre
not always punctual at coming to
meals, and the arrangement Is thoroughly humane. The height of the
seat and Its position prevent what
would appear as a breach of etiquette
did the waitress lake one of the table
chairs. The fashion Introduced Is a
sensible Innovation.*—Philadelphia Roc
ord.
Fair Piny.
That ls a suggestive "strike story"
which comes from a Western Stato.
whose leading Industry hns of late been
seriously Imperiled. One employer's
hands refused to ':go out" when others
did.   "No," they snid; "we believe the
Travels Like a Real Horse.
People ar*e sllll at work iuventlug
queer devices, A Detroit mini has invented ami patented a mechanical
horse which ho designed to bo propelled by a pedal chain arrangement. This
extends back to thc carriage, which the
horse draws after It.    covering   tlie.
A MACHINE STEED.
ground with a lifelike motion of the
legs. The gait Is said to be very natural and true to life.
Of Course.
"And so Dr. Cutting, the eminent
appendicitis export, is dead? Dearl
dear! That's a severe loss to our community. What wos the matter with
him?"
"He swallowed a peachstone, mid It
got stuck somewhere,"—Cleveland
Plalndoaler.
Told lhe Truth.
"See here. Thot horse yin1.-Villi mo
runs away, kicks, bites, strikes and
trios to tear down the stable at night.
You told me thnt If I got him once I
wouldn't part with him for J1,000."
"Well, you won't."—Detroit Free
Press.
A woman who loves her husband
never attempts any explanation of why
she married him. THE   MINER.
THK M1XKH Is printed on Saturdays, nn.l will
be mailed to any address lu Canada ..r lhe
United States for ono year on receipt of two
dollars.   Single copies five cents.
CONTIUCT ADVERTISEMENTS Insoitedatthe
rate ol l*J per .-..lrnnn Inch per month.
TRANSIENT ADVEBTISBMENTS Inso'rtccl nt
the rate ol 15 cents per nonpareil line nrsi
Insertion, Advertisements running for a
shorter •■erlo.1 than three months areclasiiKt
transietit.
CORRKBPONDBNCB from every pnrt ef the
Vale District an.l eoiiiiiiiinii'ull.m-r upon live
topic* alwsys aeeaptabla. Bentl III your
news wliile it is fresh, an.l we will .1" the
rest.
JOB I'RiNTlNi: turned oat In first-class stylo
at the shortest notice.
Aililress F. H. McCARTKR 4 SON,
gkani. i'.iiiks. n. u.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1807.
Carson Lodge 1. O. O. F. No. 37.
1  n   n  I?   MEETS EVERY BATOBDAV
1. Vj. \J. r. eveirlriK .it s i.Yl.ii'k   III Uii'lr
hall at Carson, B t;.   a cordial Invitation ex-
e aded teali sojourning I.r.
j-..UN w
A. I*. Ciiri.sTt-.*., it. *•>.
•tlrrcn.
. MiI.AIIKN. NU
Church Notice.
Pri 8'IVTEUIAN CUUR0U-8errleea every
Sa .hath lu the church at II 0. in. and 7:30
p* ir. lu the school room at Grand Forks. Sub-
In h school 11:30 a. ui. in lhe seboei room.
A   C -rni.il we -kly 3 p. 111.
GRAHAM'S RAILROAD VIEWS.
recent appointment of Mr. Mclnnls ar
leutenan'-i;over nor and Mr.Ttmp'emar.,
oi the Victoria Times, to the vacant sen-
atoiship. Ai to the qualifications ol
cither of the gentlemen there seems to
be question, and the only fault *.he
miner has totind with the appointments
ii the fact that the Mainland was not
l_iven the senatorship. From those
who are in a position to know it is
learned that from ihe time British Columbia pined the federation it has been
the custom that two of the live senators
should come from the Mainland. This
though not a law ol the land, seems to
have been a distinct agreement with the
people of the province In the lace of
this established precedent Sir Wilfr ed
Laurier, in order to heal wounds of a
defeated ascirant, disregards tbis
curtom. Thus the vast Mainland with
its ever incr asrng population is represented by one senator, while the city of
Vet riahastwo. We have 1 end much
from the libi r tl ranks about the government legislating in favor of Victoria, in
order to catch the vote ot the coast, to
the detriment of the Mainland, but
from pres. nl ind cations we are lead to
believe that we are not lo rece.ve much
rtleii in that resp.ct from the liberds
themselves. It irakes a good deal of
difference whose litrk is b-ing scratched
City of   Grand Forks
BY-LAW   NO.   ?.
To Provide for
iiii\s oi thu rit*
froviuee of   mi
it THE ISSUE OF DEBEN-
if ormni   F.«Tk>   in   Ilic
ii.-h  Columbia,   if   the
if 5Ji ,000, tor tin' |'iirnoitj of .inrrou int,'
iiiinK-v thereon for the foliowiU)- works of im*
oiuiiiatopubliu ueeess ty.
(ii)  To provide u vratur work* plant ana sv.s-
[b]  Tu provide mi electric light plant and
.sv*.*--
{,-]    Kor;
U 11K u :■: a
tnreoftho
sixiicili yi
sixteen, t-i
corporatio
treet improvemoHts-
1, by 1111 Act imsut'ii bv the Leglsla*
Province of JiritiSii Uolumbla in the
ur oi Her Majesty's reign, Chapter
titled "Au Aot to accelerate titelu
loiTiAviiriHiul Cities" it waa amongst
[B enacted that It should ov lawful
for the Lleuteiiaut-|Uoveriiorof the Province oi
UriUsh Columbia in Council by Letter! Patent
undor the public aoal to Ineoporate into a city
under the heading of tliu •■The City of Orand
Korku"r ib*-- lands mentioned lu the schedule to
tin.. Hiiiii Act, being all that piece or parcel of
laud situate in the usoyooa Division of Vale Dis
trict, bounded aB fo.loiYs:— Commeueiug at a
point where thc northerly boundary of lot r>ss,
Group 1, lu said Division produced easterly
would intersect the center uf tho North Fori
of Kottlo river: thence westerly following the
fc-.iii northerly bouudary of Lot 1585 to the uorth-
west corner thereof! thence southerly following
tbe westerly boundary of said ..ot 6S5 to tlie
southeasterly corner of Lot 7*ui; thence westerly
lullowlug the southerly boundary of Lot 740 to
the uorinwest corner of Lot 881; thence southerly along ihe western boundaries of l-ots 881
andUttstto the southwest corner of said lot 'M2;
thence easterly following tho southerly bouudary of said tot SSI to the comer of Kettte Ulver;
northerly mid easterly following tlie
THE POSTOFFICE STORE.
WHITE & KER, Proprietors,
Special   Sale of   Hats.
Tv.rr dozen Straw Hats at a Bargain.
FINE LINE FELT HATS; TEN PERCENT OFF.
Watch Repairing a Specialty   j*   j*   All Work Guaranteed
Columbia passed in the sixtieth vear ol Her
Majesty's reign, iriiapte*r 111, entitUd "Au Act lo
Accelerate the Im-iirporatlnn of Towns anil
Cities,*' miller whicli Act tlie sidrl City Is incorporate.! ;
And Whereas It will require the sum or $1,-
IHO to he raised iinuully for a period of twenty
years thecurreucv oftliesHi.lilelienture.s, to pay
tire interest of tire said tleht, .nut the sum of
*V.7i to be raised annually during the same per-
io.l for the formation of a Biiikfii-r ftinr! for the
payment of the debt created hy the said debenture.", mat-in*!- In all lhe sum ol **2.l!72 to be levi-
ed and raised annually for the period of twenty
years to redeem the principal am! lnterestof tlie
debentures.
And Whereas It is deemed advisable by the
Council of this Municipality to deposit tlie said
sinking fund and all payments to be raised on
In the speech delivered by that gentleman in Grand Korks on the evening of
Oct. 30, he stated with regard to the railway votes given by him in the House at
the last session that he had voted against
the granting of both $4,000 a mile and a
land grant to a company proposing to
construct a railway into this District,
and in so doing, Mr. Graham Slid, "I
did so with 2tbe strongest endorsation
from the people of this District,"
At the same meeting when asked
what he would do if $4,000 a mile without a land grant proved tobeinsulli ient
lo induce railway promote*! to coins
in'o the district, Mr. Graham said he
would advocate provincial government
CO'istruction of the ml. Probably the
Honorable Member oonsi. ered tbat this
too would receive 'the strongest endorsation (rom the people of the district."
Now the District of East Y ile which
Mr. Graham represents doks not consist of the bunch of farmers around
Armstrong. Mr.Graham maybavetheir
"strongest endorsation" (although we
very much doubt it) for his extraordinary ideas about railway construction,
but the great mining center which lies
south of Okanogan l.andin? anl wh-eh is
being held back and starved for want of
a railway, does not endorse these views
nl all.
How many years would it take, let any
reasonable man ask himself, before wc
had a railway line if it depended upon
the Government to build it? Tbc question answer itself. The Government has
not got the monoy and years must elapse
in such a case. Mr. Graham is talking
(or the sake of talking, He knows, or
If he does not he knows nothing, tbat
Ihe Government could not construct
sucli a road (or years to come. Neither
the present Government nor a Government composed of Mr. Graham's friends.
Then as to tha subsidy. That $4,000
■ mile is pot sutli ient inducement is
evidenced by the fact that although that
amount has been voted, no one has been
induced by it yet to undertake the railway. Mr, Graham talks about $8,ooo
more from the Dominion Government
and says if that and the $4,000 is not
enough to induce construction, ihen the
provincial government should construct
it. Anyway he would not agree that the
$t°ao would be supplemented by a land
grant.
Whether »i3,ocio a mile would bu
liufficient to persuade capitalists to undertake construction is not the question,
So far, the Dominion Government has
pat (in spite of Mr. Graham's assertion)
given tbe $8,000spoken af by him. Ihe
only inducement so far offered is $4,000
and, although this is proved insufficient,
Mr, G'aham would draw the line there.
If it Is not enough, it is a pity, the road
must wait, but in any event no i.a.nh
liRANT, tbat is our present Member's
polioy, and tor such a policy the people
of tbis district will cordially vote that
Mr. G'»hatn Stay at home after June
ninii
As it this fatuous announcement of his
views was not enough, Mr. Graham in thu
tame speech falls foul ot Mr, Heinze,
Chiefly on the ground that "Mr. Heii.ae
WM closely identified with the Government." Well, why not? Mr. Heinze
W*uld not be Mr. Heinz: if he did not endeavor to stand we" with a Government
with which he was trying to do business.
Perhaps Mr. Graham thinks he should
have identified himself with the Opposition,
Tbe (act is Our Member is talking
about things he does nut understand.
Jn thif half of-^he gentleman's constituency Mr. Heime is considered one of
(he men to whose energy and command
pf capital is due a great deal 01 the pros.
penty of West Kootenay apd wo only
wish we bad him, or a few like him, in
the Boundary Creek district, It is to
men like Hcin-e and Corbin that we
lotsk for a railway and Mr. Graham is
out in his reckoning if ha thinks that we
object to Mr. Heinle because he is
(another statement of the M. P. P's
which we very much doubt) "closely
identified with the government." Mr.
Graham may as well understand that we
don't loo|c at "the government" through
bis spectacles, We want a railway and
We want it quick- If the government
Offer* inducement enough to gapttal to
get qi a railroad we will be grateful. If
* the government oppses a railway we will
/ yate against it next election,
So far it is the Opposition and not tbe
Government which has stood in the way
pt this District having a road,
KB SLAM TTOMAtNI.Aim
Sir Wilfried Laurier and bis cabinet
tro seemingly between two fires in their
Lot 193 produced t
There seems to be no question bot I H3y'fo{lwto» Uwf
the opposirion will havo plenty of m -
terial from whieh to make a choice to
make the race for legislative honors for
this district Already tbe names of
several probable candidates have been
mentioned, chief among which is that of
our fellow townsman, Mr. A. C.Sutton,
who. when the proper time cou.es, will
have a large following from tbis end of
the district. Mr. Sutton is a bright
young attorney of more than ordinary
ability and in every way qualified to
represent this or any other district with
distinction alike to himself and constitu-
ants.
aecount tiiereof with the Trusts ami ejliariiutce
oompany, limited, upon terms agreed upon by
tiie City and the said Company, which terms are
deemed advantageous to Die citv:
Aud Whereas an indenture of* agreement era-
bo lying llie said terms have   been arrived at
and prelrared and lias been read and approved
, ■   ,,,«   Of by   this Council, one original duplicate of
f saVi K.-t"tlc itiver t., where ii Intersects , "ftftteSfWAi! b»">""'~ a.incicd marked
S'Soill'ldiiry Si ft!IImtwentyehS .1r';  K.S* ' rr""°" <" the City of Uruud Forks enact as foi-
One north, r.'ii;y chains  moro or less,  to  the  l0***s- _._
northerly uuiindary ol said i.<<t inn: thence wet- *
,.ri, fulluwlus the northerly boundary of snid     That the said agreement in duplicate dated
.     .'   ..**■,-.. .' h. ... '   K...H. I .h. Ml, .l.vnr Vnunmhsr    ,V    It   1HU7,
There are inumaiions that a dark
horse will be entered in the Municipality
race at the eleventh hour. His backers
should be careful that he is well groomed and is  not in the least wind-broken.
One of tho mose essential requirement-; in poli-.ics is gall. Without, it no
man need to be suycessful, especially if
be b*-s a gaily opponent.
A TOUR OF INSPECTION.
,rl lire sai.l North   lhe lilli .lay of November, A  b. lHti7. one ortgl-
■ thence northerly aud west-1 m.l duplicate of which is hereto annexe 1 n. 11-
roufcrol siii.1 North l-'ork of! ed 'vlih the letter "A", made mid entered into
Keith] Ulvor"to lho  I'lm-tr <'!  ciuiiiiieliceuieut;   between the Corporation of the City of Graud
containing 7:;7 acres, nunc or less; 1 Forks of tlie one part, and The Trusts and Qua-
Ami Whcrcns. in pursuance ni the snid Act the   nititce   company,
sni.l, The Lieutenant.	
Limited, of  tlie other part,
,.,.,,   ,,,  ilovei'uiir 01lhe Province   be signed quo* executed In duplicate ou behalf
ol  liritish Columbia ln Conncil has by Le'teis   oi Ihis Municipality by   the Mayor and   City
I'ntent under tho l.ulilic -.-nl .liete.i lhe l'.lli  duy   Clerk and tliat the coininou seal of this Corpor-
1 A. ii. Isii7, liirv Incorporated ihe said iract
01* liiinl lulu tin- elite* uf llrand i-'urks;
Arr.l Whoreas, il wns amongst other tilings
further euuoted by tho said Act ol the Legislature of British Columbia, til) Victoria Chapter
18, that the Council oi the Corporation of ihe
City of Orand Iforks might at any nine lu the
year i*sii7, and without submitting tho same to
ihe ratepayers puss. Hy-laws for contracting
debts br borrowing money or otherwise, and for
levying rates tor lire payment .if such .lebis un
the rateable land* orlinprovementsoiiherorbotn
ur the rateable real piopertyol tlie-MiiiicipnlUy,
fur unv works uf immediate ueccss ty which
aiel-vitiiiii the jurisdiction uf the s.ri.i Council,
such debts however, nut lu exceed in tile whule
the sum nf $20,000 un;
Anil iVheiens, im dolrts hnvc been contracted
or money borrowed upon lhe seoui'lt* of debentures orothorwlse for or on account of the said
sum of SylO.OOO so permitted to be borrowed hy
lhe Council of tin; said Municipality under the
said Act
tiou be ulllxed thereto.
—II-
Tiiis by-law shall take effect on, from  and after tire passing tiiereof.
Passed in opened Council this 5tb day of November, 181)7.
Reconsidered   and   finally adopted this  Cth
day of Novomber, 18H7.
Council Grand Korks, November 6th, 1837.
Ibeai.1 JOHN A. MANLY, Mayor.
■>'i*ku Wollaston, City Clerk.
NOriCE.
Tlie above ls a true copy of a by-law passed
by the Municipal Council of the City of Grand
Foiks un the sfxtli day of'N'ovoniber, A. P., 1897,
and all persons are hereby required to take notice that anyone desirous of applying to have
such by-law or any part thereof, quashed, must
nkc his applicatfoit for that purpose to the Sn
And Where;-, II Is »*"»™"f '" ,,™S2?J'tSj ' preme court within one nioiiih next after the
-cod with the construction of a waterworks   Kribllcati.m of this by-law In the British Colum-
bia Gairette, or he will he to late to be heard lit
I that behalf.
(2)   Incase no application to quash a by-law ls
"     **' ' "   all ~ "	
Louis V. Cuppage Procuring Data lor
the Annual Appropriation.
Mr Louis V Cupp.ige, superintendent of roads and bridges of this district,
arrived In the city last Sunday evening
upon a tour of inspection ot the southern port 0 1 of his territory lor the purpose of learning the wants and needs of
this portion of the dis'rict, to enable him
to make his annuil estimate of the
amount necessary for roxds and btidges
for the ensuin-j yea',
Monday morning Mr. Cuppage made
a thorough inspection ol the road built
by the ciizens of Grand Foiks to Summit camp, and expressed himself as
being more than pleased with the manner lhe work had been done, under lhe
tliicient direction of Mr. J L Wiseman.
As a result he has given the committee
in charge af the matter to understand
that he will recommend a iberal appropriation from tbe government for
this road.
Mr. Cuppage also made a trip up the
North Fork as far as the Pathfinder
property, for the purpose of looking
over the route with a view of taking
some steps towards the extension of the
wagon road front the Volcanic property
to that of the P.ithtinder. After going
over the ground Mr. Cuppage was satisfied as to the necessity of the road and
perfected arrangements with the Pathfinder company whereby Jthey will construct the roal and the govornmoit is
to re-emburse them out of the first
money available.
In regard to the two proposed bridges
across the Kettle river, one at Johnson 's
ferry and one inside the incorporated
limits of Grand Forks whore Second
street crosses the river, Mr. Cuppage
stated that the government would appropriate $[,000 each for the construction of the bridges, provided that the
citizens of Grand Forks and the settlers
would donate the balance, As the necessary amount has already been guaranteed we may soon expect to see work
commenced ou both of the bridges.
loiuacdof 011 electric light system lor the
said City of Grand Forks and to Improve the
streetsol the snid City;
And iviiciviis.il Is ilcs rahlo 0 raise bydeben-1 m-~Ac w,thill ono A6ntl) nMtaf,er ,|,c publico-
turesun lie credit 01 llie* 1 orpo .111111 1111 acut} , t|(1|| ,„ ,,,„ Brlll8h Columbia Unzetle of such
uf Orand Forks, and on tlieeroditoia ltliei te- Bv.law mA notice as provided Iu section 80 of
able land nnd linproveilioi s aid assessable ! „;,„ act, Hie Bvlaw orso much Ihercoi as is not
properly ur every kind therein, a ml as a_flret ■ t]|e subject of any such application, or not
charge thereon, the said sum ui » 1 .uj nu e . „,„■„,,- „u0]1 „„,-,, application, so far as the
purpose 111 IHirchilsi US and r-n sun. uu, an LJaine oidalns, prescribes, or directs anything
ei-.ciiiiailiiis.ii.i works and rsjsteiua auu 011111- withill u10 ,,r0,,ir coinpctcnce of thc Council to
, proving llie sunt strei'l*. togotha Willi IUHWij-ii | „„•„■„ perserlbc ur direct, shall, notwlthstand-
1 lliorcou at seven pc cent per unrrurii lo: t.ieuty . |MBllllj. w„„t 0[ substance or form either in the
.years; By-law Itself i.r iu the time or manner of pass-
Aii.l VvioroM, I  will require the      »  o       • | , >   lhe Mm   bea valid By-law-
400.00 to bo raised annually for a period of twen-      h   ••---	
ty years, tho currency ol the elepenturos to ho
Issued un.Ur nnd by virtue ol tills By-law, to
pay lire interest ou lhe said debt, iliel the sum
of $l,j robe rilisdd annually diring the
sain'* iroriiKl tor ihe formation of a sinking fund
[ur the payment of lhe debt .-icilted by this 11)'-
la,\, making In nil the sum uf f*|,07*f. lu be raised
annually as aforesaid to redeem ihe principal
nnd interest nt ine said debentures;
Therefore the Municipal Council of thc Cor*
ri.inrlluii ul lhe City ol UiiImiI Forks Cll'icts as
follow
Fred Wollaston, cily Clerk.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.
Xotici! ts hereby given that the Partnership
heretofore existing between the understiidea
t. K. Cooper ami T. Q. Cooper aa coutraclors
ami builders ban this day been rtlsolved by mutual consent, All liabilities due by the 8'itd firm
will be discharged by T. Q\ Cooper, who wiil
toiitiuiie the said business. F. E. UOOP«E,
T. U.COOPBB,
MINERAL   ACT   1896.
CEKTJFICATB OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE.
Battler Mineral Claim, Situated In the i.rsnd
Forks Mining Division of Yale Distrlet.
Where located;—In Wellington (-'amp, near
thc ri u in in i t of Lookout Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, John A Coryell, ns agent
for C. Van Ness. Free Miner's Certificate No.
79888, intend, sixty days from thc date hereof,
to apply to thc Mining Recorder for a certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
a Crown grant of the above claim. Aud further
take notice that action, under section 37. must
bc commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements. John A. Cokykll.
Dated this ltitb day of September, 1HD7.
-HARDWARE-
STOVES,  TIN   ANDJ GRANITE WARE
Paints, Oils, Brushes, Sash & Doors,
Antbing You Want ic the Hardware Line and Can't Find it go to
W.K. C. Manly's Store, Grand Forks, B.C.
MINERAL   ACT   1896.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE.
Mountain Rose Mineral Claim, situate in the
Orand Forks Mining Division of Yale District     Where   located;- Summit   Camp   on
East nf tbc Emma Mineral claim.
TAKK NOTICE that I W. T. Smith, free miner's
certilicate No. 89*12, intend, sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for thc
purpose of obtaining a Grown Uratitof tbe above
claim. And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the
Issuance uf such certificate of improvements.
Dated this 4th day of October, 18D7.
XIT E. STACHE,
Bath  Rooms,
AND TONSOPlAL PARLORS.
RIVERSIDE,      -      -      -       GRAND FORKS
HA. HUNTLY,
Dealer ln
* Tobaccojand Cigars,
The Only Place in Town
that Handles Fruit.
nrsh Supply It-rtrtlTod Dally.
Groceries, Salt Meats and Miners Supplies.
BRIDGE STREET GRAND FORKS, B. C.
**#**Prospectors "inl Miners will iliiil it to their Interest to give me * cell belore pureh slug
I cau save you money.   Full Une ol Flshlug Tackle lust Received.
^TORONTO   HOUSE,.**
BROWN'S CAMP, UP THE NORTH FORK.
Choice Wines Liquors and Ggars,
This hotel is located 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.
H. A. SHEADS,
- ASSAYER -
GRAND FORKS, B. C.
SAMPLESGIVEN PROMPT ANDCAREFULTTENTION
JUBILEE    -   HOSPITAL
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   l\
B. B- STABLE! SMITH, M. D.
Resident Physician & Surgeon.
-I-
It shull bo lawful for tho Mayor of tho said
Municipality to raise by way ol loan upon ihe
Beetirity o( tho debentures hereinbefore- mentioned from any jpewuu or persons or body or
bodies corporate who may be willing to advance
the nanio upou thu credit of the snid debentures,
Mich Mini 01'minis of money 11s lie may be able
to obtain therefor or thereon and to cause the
name tube pnid Into tii--' hand of thu treasurer
of tiie snid city for. tiie purpose and wuu the object above recited,
—II-
It shall be lawful for the snid Mayor to cause  .
anv number of ilobontur-j* to be mnde, for suoh der for certilicate of improvements, for tbo pur
gums of monoy ns may bo required either iu poeo of obtaining a Crown grant oi tbe above
ucv or in sterling money not Kss than f 100   claim,
MINERAL ACT 1896.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE.
Number Four mineral claim situate In the
■Urnml Furk-4 mining Dlvison of Yaie district.
Where located:—iu Central camp.
TAKE NOTICE I John A. Coryell as agent for
Henry White free miner's certificate No.
87654 and M. W.PaltnerstOU free miner's certificate No. (ilA, intend, sixty days from the date
hereof,    to    apply    to   tho    Mining    Hoeor-
 aditiu money or*u pounds Htorltitg each.
and not exceeding in tlie whole I2O.QU0, for the
purposes in the preceding section mentioned,
nnd thnt tha Ha d debentures shall be sealed with
the seal of the said Jorporatloti and be signed
by the Butd Mavor and Treasurer,
-IH
Tlio Baid debentures shull bo mnde payable in
twenty years from lhe llth day of December,
is',17, either in currency or sterling, iu the Dominion of Canada, Urout Britain or elsewhere,
ami shall have attached to ihem half-yearly
coupons for tho payment of interest.
-IV-
TbO said debentures and Interent coupons
ihall bea lirst charge up m all assessable real
and personal property of or within the Municipality, and aflttll lie paid In priority to all debentures or debenture.debts subsequently Is-
Sited or created by the Municipality.
-V-
The .said debentures shall bear Interest at the
rate of seven per cent per annum from the
date thoreor, which Interest shall be payable
half  vearly nn   tho llth day of the months of
June and December iu each year, at the place
where the said debenture^ nre made payable as
aforesaid.
-wVI—
During twenty years, the currency or the debentures to be issued under the authority of this
Bylaw, tbe sum of ll.40U.uU shall be raised annually for the payment of interest on tlie said
rjebeutures, nnd the sum of KTi shall be raised
annually Ior tbe purpose of forming a sinking
fund (ur the payment of the principal of the
snid loan of £20,0 U In twenty year-, making lu
ull the sum of I&.072 to be raised annually as
aforesaid, and thut a special rate on the dollar
Upyn tho assessable value of ail  the  rateable
And further take notice that action, under
section 87, must be commenced beforo the issuance of such certificate of improvements.
.i'-nN A. Cokykll.
Dated this llth dav of September, lsmi.
MINERAL ACT 1897.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE.
American Eagle Mineral Claim, situated In the
Grand ForkB Mining Division of Yale  District.   Where   located;—Wellington camp,
Eagle mountain.
TAKE NOTICE thatl, HnghS. Cayley,as agent
I   for John T. O'Brien, free miners certitieate
No. 89788and John Holm, free miner's certificate No. 105A, intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Urant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
Bection »7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
II. H. CAYUY.
Dated ihis 21st day of September, 1897.
■pORBES M. KERBY,
Provincial Land Surveyor.
And Civil Engineer.
Office, Midvay, b. c.
Associate  Member Canadian
Society  of Civil Engineers.
TT   S. CAYLEY,
BARRISTER AT LAW;
Solicitor, Etc.,
OBloe, Mill" Struct,    -   (IltANIl FORKS, B. D.
WOLLASTON,
F.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Etc
QRAND FORKS, B. C.
p RAND FORKS HOTEL
The Miners Home.
(Formerly the White House)
OLIVER BORDEAUX, Proprietor.
Firstclass Meals 25cts. Board and Lodging
$J.25 a Day,   Give us a Call.
Best of Wines. Liquors and Cigars*.
Chicago   Meat Market,
BROWN & SEARS, Proprietors.
The Finest Fresh and Salted Meats
ALWAYS ON HAND.   TRY OUR SAUSAGE.
Barber Shop.
rant<
ect.
PETER A. I PARE,     • PROPRIETOR.
Centrally Ixioatud.   All Work Gauranteed to bo
First-Class In every Respect.
MINERAL ACT 1895,
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE.
Monte Carlo Mineral claim situated in the Grand
Forks Mining  Division of   Yalo District.
Where located:— Wellington camp, Eagle
Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE thatl, Hugh 3. Cayley, as agent
I  for John T. O'Brien, free miner's certificate
rone ty both renl mid personal In Iho Cily of   No. B0788, ami S M. Kirkham, free miner's ccr-
£ raw  Fork  ovor- a i.i nlinv-J all other rates ami ; lllicntc No SH287, intend, slxiy days from the
tnXoo. slid which spoollll rule shull bo siillli-ient : date hereof, to apply to tile Mining Recorder for
iirodu.-u in ouch year lho sum o("Sr*,o;y*.i>i! shall  a Certilicate of Improvement!! lor the purpose
bo levied »u uiilly nnd colleoted from ihe year  of obtaining a crown Grunt qf the above claim,
Kick Against the Present Scedule.
Tne present swge arrangements be-
tween Grand Forks and Marcus are
anything but satifactory to tbe travelling public, whDitri* compelled to remain
over night at Hall's terry, where the
accommodations are ot the worst character and limited at that. The prevailing opinion seems lobe il it is impossible to make the trip as heretofore
th it it should be arranged that comfortable accommodations should be afforded
the travelling public. From those who
are in a position to know, it is lo trued
that a line will be put on to connect at
Hall's ferry with the Marcus stage on
its arrival there, which will run either to
Cascade city or to Grand For ks—probably the la.ter, if any inducement .is
offered for so doing,
The Seattle Case,
Nest week the supreme court of thii
province, setting at Victoria, will be
called upon to decide who is to bold the
well known Seattle claim, situated near
Qrand Forks, The contesting parties
in this suit are McCallum and Hay v s
CharlesCummingset.il. Both partie*.
claim that Rohert Clark, the original
owner of the proport /, had signed agreements in consideration of a certain
sum of money, and a large amount
of stock in a company to he organized
he had transfered the property to them.
The termination of this suit will be
watched with interest, as the Seattle is
considered one of the best properties in
this section.
oneWousand olgnt hundred and nlnty-elght to
the year true thousand nine  hundred and sixteen, both years iuelnslvo.
-Y11-
Tlmt the sum of jeil.lKIO whon obtslncd shull
bc applied for* the purposes aboveipe'.tueq, and
ooeoralng to the true intent and meaning ol this
7rhls liylaw shull take offeot on tlie cth day
of November, 1H'.'7.
Passed in open Cminirll tlilsof .Mil day Nrrveiu.
Kooonslderod ami dually adopted this sixth
duv of Novomber, 1 rft.T.
council chamber, Grand Forks, novemberoth,
-      .   .lilHN A, MANLY, Mavob.
Fiikii Woixastu.n, City Clerk.
NOTICE.
And further tuliu notice that action, under
ftec-tinn ;)7, mtiHt bc commenced before tlie issu-
ance ol such Uertllicute of Improvement*!.
H. S. Cayley.
Dated this 21st day of September 1897.
MINERAL   ACT   1896.
CERTIFICATE OV IMPROVEMENTS,
NOTICE,
arcv Engle Mineral claim, situate in tbe Orand
Forks   Mining   Division   of   Ynlc   District.
Where Locnted:— Observation M*m.nt»intud-
jacent to (fraud Korks.
TAKE NOTICE tbat I, Fred Wollaiton, noting
■ as agent for Frnnoea J. Walker, free miners
cortlileHto No. Hii.101: 0. O'Brien Reddin, free
miner's certitieate No. U7.790; Norman L. Jack*
gun, free inlner'H eurtlttoitu No. H515A;  Chan.
Van Ness, free miner's t-ertttteate No. 7y,SBS: W
Ward Spinks. frue miner's certilicate No. 198A)
Thoitimvcu-H trim copy ofaby-UW passed by   Wnit j|*.im* <;■■,., free miner's certificate No. 81,.
thy Mmiieiniil Corporation Of the oity Of (Jrand   715, ami It. Hoott, free miner's certitieate No. 5,.
Forks, on  the sixth  day of November, A. D., 1 U0A, luton.l, sixty days from date hereof, to ap,
1H-J7,     and   all     persons     «re    hereby    re-     '   '   "    '" " ' " '	
quired    to    take   notice   that   any   one   de-
ihousof applying to. have sueh by-law or any,-.
part thereoi quasneu- must make his appltoa*  tako notice that action,, under section. 37,
tion for that purposetn the supreme court, with
in one month next after lho publication of this
byJawintheUrltis.l Oolumbia Gazette, or he
will be ion late to be Heard In lhat behalf.
i-ji  In case no application to squash n by-law
la made within one month next after the publication in tbe Uriiimi Columbia Uasetto of BUOh
by-law, anditiotlee as provided in seouon »i of
thia act, the bv-law, or SO much thereof its is not
the subject of 'anv application, or not quashed
upon such application, so far as the same or
(lulus,  prescribes, or directs anything within
tbc proper competence of tbe Council to ordain,
precertbe- or direct, shall, notwithstanding any
want of substance or form, either lu the by-law
itself, or in tue timo or manner of passing the.
same, be a valid by-law.
jfitKU Wollaston, city Clerk,
ro-1 ply to tho Mluinp Recorder for a Certitieate of
' Improvments, for the purpose nf obtaining a
Crown Grant for the above claim. And further
tako notiee that action, under section 37, must
lie commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of improvements, Fred wollaston.
Dated this 15th day of September 1897,
City of Grand  Forks
BY-LAW NO.   10.
TO CON
tiou 0
I'Hv n
Remember that Edward's Forry is the
only wayside house on the road where
good inttU <W4 clW-tiwte ca.nl)9 fating
) CONFIRM AND DIRECT THE BXKGD-
of a certain agreement between Hie
City of Grand ForkB nud the Trusts and
Guarantee company, Limited, providing for the
investment imil safe-keeping ol a sinking fund
to be raised to redeem debentures of this Municipality lo the aiueunl ot MQjOQQ for the con-
Btriii'tlon of public works 01 immediate necessity.
Passed November sixth  1897.
Tax Notice.
J. W- JONES,
Manufacturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
LOUNGES,  ETC.
DEALER IN HOUSEHOLD GOODS OF ALL KINDS.
QRAND   F0HK8,   B.   C.
Saw Filing and all Kinds ol Repairing.
The Providence Fur Company
Providence, R. I.,
Wants all kinds ui
Raw Furs, Skins,Ginseng,
Bcncca, Ac. Prices qnotod lar next sixty days
are ns foi lows:
8ilverFox UU 00 to ,160 00
Bear    6 00 to    MOO
ottor  4 no to    o oo
Martin  2 oo lo    uoo
Beavtrfner pound)    s 00 to     BOO
Wolf....    1 00 to     » GO
RedFox    lOOto.   200
Mink       76 to     100
Skunk       2.'. to     100
Gray Fox       50 lo 75
Hat       20 to        a
Trice List on all other furs and skins furnish,
ed upon application. Full prices guarantee-),
careful selection, courteous treatment and Immediate remittance ull all consignments.
■ 17'
Railway,
Yellowstone Park Line
-—••*■*••—
The Fast Line,
Superior Service.
Whereas toy-law, No. Oof this Municipality,
dated and passed on the 6th day of November,
18H7, authorizes tbe Issue and sale by tne City of
debentures to the amount of J20.0UO for the purposo of constructing public works of immediate
necessity In accordance with the borrowing
powers bestowed upon the Municipality of an
Act of the Legislature of the l'rpvUioe of British,
Unpaid Taxes Within the Munlclpa*
Limits of the Cities of (Irand Forks
and Qreenwood.
A3 PROVIDED by the "Speedy Incorporation
of Towns Act, 1897,' a ratcble portion of the
RcaJ Estate taxes within the municipal limits
of the cities cu* Grand Forks and Greenwood for
tho year 18SI7, is payable to the respective municipalities. In order that the Provincial assesfl*
ment roll may be closed, in so far as relates to
property assessed within said cities, notice is
hereby given that unless all arrears of taxes due
and payable on Baid property are paid to the undersigned at tho Assessor' a office, Osoyoos, of
or before tbo 80th duy of November, 189f*, the
lands aud property against which taxes are then
unpaid will be advertised for sale iu accordance
with tho proylslona oi Tax sales under thy "As.
Bcssment Act."
C. A. fl, Lambly,
Assessor and Collector,
qovermept Offlco, Osojogs, October -5th. W7»
Through Tickets to all points In the United
States and Canada,
Direct Connections with the 8pokane Falls A
Northern Railway,
TRAINS   DEPART:
No.l West  8;25p. m.
No 2 East ,,.,,  7;Wa. m.
Tickets to Japan and China via, Taooma and
Northern Pacific Steamship Company.
For Information, time cards, maps and tickets
apply to agents of the Spokane Falls it Northern
and its co-nn.tctions.or
F. D. GIBBS,
General Agent Spokane, Wash.
A. D. t'HARLTON. A. G. P. A.,
No. 2W Morrison St„ Portland, Or.
Write for. new map of Kouteuay country.
e^Grand Forks Hotels
Is the Oldest and Leading Hotel in the city,
and Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men. The house has just been refitted
and the rooms are unsurpassed for comfort in
the city, while in the Dining room can be
found the best food in the market
All Stages Stop at the House. «£ -jt
Joseph L. Wiseman, Proprietor:
**THE MIDWAY HOTEL*
MIDWAY, KETTLE RIVER.
First-Class  Accommodations, Good Stabling, Terrains vf
Stage Line From Marcus, Washington.
McAulcy& Keightley,
Proprietors
COSMOS HOTEL
vt-v-Grand Forks, B.
Ch/v
Everything New and Best Furnished
House, and is in everyway prepared to
welcome Guests and provide Good Accommodation.
EZRA INBODY,
Headquarters for Mining Men. Bcs
of Wines. Liquors and Cigars. Special
attentio.r paid to Transcient trade.
Proprietor.
**vx^*%*%*.^*x*+***i^******^x*+
Boundary Greek Mining Exchange
SANSOM & HOLBROOK,
S Financial and Mining Brokered
OFFICE AT GREENWOOD CITY, B. C
Groups of chirms Bought for Stock Companies. Etc., Etc.
KETTLE   RIVER
Q. W. WILLIAflS, Manager.
Daily from Marcus to Grand Forks
Greenwood City, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
and All Points on Colville Indian Reservation.
Stage Leaves Marcus on the Arrival of the Northbound Train, arriving ap-t-M
Forks at 8:45 P- ■<■■ Leaves tbe Forks at 4)00 a. m., arriving at Marcus in *« ♦•
connect with northbound Train. Passenger* (rom Kootenay faint* make *•»***
tion at Eo$$burg going nnd couvng, /
A FROM ALR3KA
What a Gi and Fork's Man Has
to Say About It.
WORK  FOR EVERYBODY
Compares the .Cost of Provisions at
Skaguay and Grand Forks.
—Mild Winters,
Mr. Richard Defrease has received a
letter from Mr. Fred S, Baldie, from
Skaguay; Alaska, dated Nov. 9,1897.
It will be remembered that Mr. Baldie
left Qrand Forks in May last for Alaska.
He writes that he arrived on Nov. 4,
making the trip from Seattle by steamer
in seven days, including a sixteen hour
layover on account of a heavy fog. So
far there has been no snow there nearer
than a half a mile up the mountain, and
the thermometer ranges about 10 degrees above zero, although he says tbat
lie has been informed that in mid winter
it gets down to 12 and 14 degrees below
zero, and advises those who contemplate
coming to Alaska not to stop an hour on
tbe account of winter, He says provisions are cheaper, if anything, than in
Grand Forks. Bacon, 14 cents per
pound; flour, from $1.7$ to $2.00 a sack
of fifty pounds, and everything else
in about the same proportion; good
timothy bailed hay, $35 per ton; oats,
$1.75 a sack; lumber, $2$ per thousand;
potatoes, two cents a pound and milk
$o cents a gallon.
While Mr. Baldie does not advise
anyone to come to Alaska that is doing
fairly well, he says that if they contemplate making a move that he does not
think they can find a country tbat has
more possibilities. He says if a man
can arrive in Seattle with $30 in his
pocket he can make the trip alright.
The fare from Seattle, iB (25 steerage
and Ho cabin. Wood is selling at £8
a cord delivered, three ricks of 16 inch
wood being a cord. It sells at $1 5> to
f 2 a rick in the timber, and would bring
more but for the fact tbat there are
many men wintering there who did not
get their outfits over the mountains and
are cutting more or less wood to put in
the time until spring, whenthere will bc
a general rush for the mines. His advice is not to buy anything in Seattle as
about the only thing to be saved would
be freight, and that is a very small percentage. There is plenty of work to be
found at Sk?guay at wages ranging in
price from $2.50 a day and board yourself, to $5 00 a day and board. Any
person woo has the determination and
will, can easily make enough money, in
the neat two or three months to buy an
outfit himself for a years trip. But in
order to do it a man must not, when he
has earned five dollars, blow it.
In February, he says, that the snow
melts and packs a little, and once you
get your outfit over the summit, you can
load on one of tbe Yukon sleds six or
eight hundred pounds of grub—as it is
on snow and ice, some say they can
haul 1200 pounds easy, with the exception of a few places for a mile or so,
where it will be necessary to double up.
The Skagway trail would have been
alright tbis fall, he writes, if they had
not overdone the thing. Five hundred
horses would, with care in packing, bave
done good work, but there were over 3,000
bead put on the route, with many men
in charge whom never saw an animal
packed and as a result many horses
died the same day.
Men were paid from $5 to $8 a day
for packing and it was dificult to get
them at that price. Mr. Baldie has
erected a cabin at Skaguay and extends
an invitation to any delegation from
Grand Forks to make it their headquarters if'they should happen to come that
way.
LUpply of provi-ion. a!id maU-ial fjr
the winter. A*, present, in c.innoytiou
with ihe Ralston boys they rue at work
extending the wa-jon road from ibe Volcanic to their work'ng, a distinct: of
aboul three mile.*. Taey oily errpect to
bu Id a winter ro ul at prei-.-nt, but if rh-r
peopleof Grand Fuilu an.l the gov-rii-
ment will lend an/ assistance, a first-
class wagon road will be nude. The
estimated cost of which is about J3.I.).
This piece of road is almost a necess ty,
owing to the large number of properlies
that are in that locality, and it is a card.
ship on the owners of claims to be com
pelled to pack in goods and material with
which to do development work. Mr.
Parkenson says that it is the intention of
his company to continue work on their
property all winter. They now have a
Whim on the way Irom Rossland, which
when placed in position work will be
continued with renewed vigor.
Ex-Bank Officials in Trouble.
Mayor E. D. Olmstead, Eugene
B. Hyde, capitalist, and brother ot
former Congressman Sam Hyde; Daniel
F. Weticl, the prominent jeweler; Arthur A. Newbery, president of the Spokane Mining Stock Exchange when tbat
institution was running last spring, ol
Spokane; and W. ]. Dwyer, now a well
known citizen of Medical Lake—all
Standing high in the state, were arrested
last Saturday upon warrants charging
them, as ofheers of the now defunct
Citizens' National bank, with Irving received from Postmaster Howard T.
Mallon deposits aggregating (8110.44.
when they knew tbe bank was in an insolvent condition Nov, 21, 1894. Tbe
prsiaiinence of the men arrested caused
a profound sensation to fellow tbe arrest, and revived the story of the twice-
failed bank.
Th« Death of Mrs. Judge Spinks.
The friends oi Judge Spinks will be
pained to learn he has had the misfortune te loose bis wife, who died in Kamloops, from rheumatic fever Wednesday
ol last week. Mrs. Spinks' maiden name
was Coupland, and was a native of Lancashire, and came to this country over
twelve years ago. They resided in
Kamloops for a number of years where
the Judge practiced law, but soon after
bis appointment as county Judge be removed to Vernon on account of his
wife's health. The Judge has the sympathy of tbe entire community in the
hour of his bereavement.
A Much Needed Road.
Tom Parkinson, president ol the
Pathfinder Mining, Reduction and Investment company came down irom tbe
mine this week and spent a day or two
in town. Tbe object of his visit at this
Vme wm (or tbe purpose of laying in a
TWO GOOD SALES.
Development  Work  on  the  Realto  and
Crown to be Commenced at Once.
Mrs. E. G. Dahl has recently sold a one-
half interest in the Kialto mineral claim
situated about two miles north east of
Grand Forks on Rogers creek, to Mr.
D. G. Mills, of St Louis, Mo , thi: con
sindraticn being $1,000 cash. The Railto
has a wonderfnl surface showing the
character of which is a white decomposed quartz, in which free gold is visible to tbe naked eye. One condition ot
the sale was that development work
should be commenced at once and Mr.
Mills bas just finished comfortable winter quarters, and has started on a 100
foot tunnel by which it is expected to
tap tbe ledge about 180 feet below the
surface. In order to successfully carry
on tbis work a wagon road is being
built to the property and it is expected
it will be completed by tbe first of December.
Mr. Mills bas also purchased form
Mrs. Dahl a half interest in the Crown
mineral claim, situated on Hardy mountain, about four miles from this city for
$1,000 cash. This claim joins the celebrated Golden Queeu property on the
west, from which Mr. Joseph Ward, the
owner, had an essay made tbat went
something over {2.300 in all values.
The ledge from which the ore was taken
from which this essay was made is easily
traced across the entire length of the
Crown. Iu order to fuily ascertain the
value of these properties, Messrs. Ward
and Mills will work in conjunction with
each other in the developmento fthe same
and are now building com.nodious winter quarters which, wnen completed,
active operations will be commenced.
With ihe remarkable showing to be
found on these properties some wonderful developments may be expected as
thc work progresses.
The Summit Camp Wagon Road.
Joseph L. Wiseman came down from
Summit camp last Wednesday a;*d
announced that the wagon road being
built between Grand Forks and that
camp had been completed, Mr. Wise
man having he honor of di.ving the first
team to the famous camp. The wagon
road, as has been formerly stated, is
built up Fisherman creek and is about
seven miles in length and cost in the
neighborhood of $1,000, of which sum
the residents of tbis section have raised
about half by subscription, and tbe balance, or a large portion of it will be met
by the Department of Public Works of
this Province.
Mr. Cuppage, superintendent of roads
and bridges for tbis section was here on
thy fore part of tbe week and examined
the road and pronounced it done in a
most thorough manner. Mr. Cuppage
is authority for the statement that he
will do all in his power to have his department supplement the am nint lacking to pay all indebtedness now due on
the miking 01 the wagon road to Summit camp.
Held Two Sessions.
The city council belli two meetings
this week, a special on Thursday and
the regular on Friday. At the special
meeting a bylaw establishing a lax rate
was under suspension of the rules was
read the first, second and third time and
ordered laid over the necessary 24 hours
before passage. At the regular session
after their routine business had been
disposed of, bylaw No's. 11 and 12 were
assented to; James Adison, by a vote ol
five to one, was appointed inspector of
the water works; and Fred Wollaston
was recommended for the vacancy in
the Board of Licensing Commission
caused by tho removal of Jas, A. Aikman from the city.
Robt. Wood, of Greenwood, and
several well known business men of this
section have arranged a syndicate with
|53,ooo capital for the purpose of establishing a large mill on the North Fork of
Kettle rrver. Timber limits have been
secured back up the North Fork and
Christina Lake. In order that work can
be commenced at an early day as pos
sible, a portable mill has been ordered
and is exprcted to arrive shortly, when
active operations will be commenced.
John Keough, accompanied by his son,
thc original owners of tbe famous B. C.
mineral clirin, in Summit camp, arrived
from Colville last Tuesday, and left
Wednesday noon for Greenwood to receive the lirst payment of $60,000 bond
recently secured on the 11. C. by Mr.
Hair son, of Greenwood, which is now
due. Mr. Iveou*»h returned yesierd.ry
and reports that the first payment was
made promptly on lime.
Asocial dance will be given Thu.s-
dny evening, Nov. 25th, at Vicioria hall
for tbe purpose of raising funds to help
raise the indebtedness incurred by the
construction of the Summit wagon road.
Tbe price of admission has been placed
at Ji.oo, and every citizen of tho town
is expected to be present and assist the
worthy cause.
The stock of Gbbs' srage line running
between Grand Forks and Eureka, was
lung up at Curlew last Tuesday for a
feed bill, cosequently there has been no
stage connections between Eureka and
tbe Forks for the past day or two,
IHO 01 ME
D vided into  Three Distinct
Classes.
MR.   CAYLEY'S   OPINION
No Residence Qualification Nece.sary
Except in the Cases of Householders.
The municipal elections arc approaching so rapidly that the question who haa
and who has not a vet: is a leading topic
of conversalion in town. Last week we
published the portion of the municipal
election act dealing with the subject, by
which it appears lhat only those who
had been resident in the municipalty a
\ear prior to the date ol the closing of
the voters' list would bc entitled to vote.
Owing to a large number of rate pay
ers who would be deprived of a vote if
this were the case, and in order to put
all doubt to rest upon the question, a
Miner represented interviewed Solici
tor Cayley on the subject and we are
happy to state tbat that gentleman's interpretation of the law is to the effect
that a year's resident is not necessary except in the single case of ratepayers
whose only qualification is that they are
householders.
"No residence at all is necessary, as I
understand it," said Mr. Cayley "in some
of tbe cases provided for. It was necessary in 1896 but in 1897 the law was
changed. There are three classes of ratepayers who are entitled to vote under
the 1897 law. First, are the assessed
owners of lands or improvements or as-
ssesed occupiers of lands situate wi'hin
the municipality. There is no residen
tial qualification here for assessed owners, and non-residents who own land in
the city can therefore vole.
"Second, are residents who carry on
business and hold trade licenses
in the city of the annual value of $5.00.
According to this it would seem that a
man who cime in last week, toik up his
residence here and p iid $5.00 for and
obtained a trade license and is carrying
on business as such trader would have
a vote and I -ee nothing to prevent bim
Tbeio is no time qualification for this
class of voters.
" The third case is that of the house
ho'uer within the mun-cipality. The
householder if lhat is the only qualification, cannot vote unless he has been u
householder within the municipal limits
for cne year prior to the first of No
vember last. Tbis restriction is introduced in the form of declaration which
the householder has to make before his
name can be put on the voters' list
Here is the form: "I do solemnly declare lhat I am a British sulject and ol
the full sge of 21 years, lhat 1 have been
a  householder within    the   municipal
limits of the municipalty of for the
12 months immediately preceding the
first day of November, 1897, and that
the dwelling or dwellings occupied by
me during that time is or are situate and
etc'
"Pethaps a good deal of the doubt
which has arisen in connection with tbe
matter is due to the unfortunate word
ipg of the Act. Tlie Act reads: 'No person shall be entitled to vote under a
householders qualification, nor shall bis
or her name be included in the annuil
voters' list of a municipality unless he
or she shall on or before the 1st day of
Dycmber mike the declaration I have
just quoted. Oue might think at first
sight that these words meant that no person at all could get on the voters' list
who did not make the declaration refer-
ed to. A glance however at the wording of the declaration shows, when read
with the rest of the Act, that this is not
the case aud that the declaration is
meant to be made only by those who
claim to vote as householder and do not
come within the first two classes of
voters. Otherwise there would be no
use in having the first tvo classes.
"There are some other qualifications
of course applicable toa'l these classes,
such as being a British subject of 21
years of age and having yourta.es paid,
but on these points the Act is clear
enough,"
If Mr. Cayley is right, and we have
no doubt be ii, the voters' list will be
considerably larger than we had reason
at first to believe. So much the better.
Those who pay Ibe taxes ate those who
ought to be entitled to vote and any different kind of law would not be good
law to live under.
A CONTEMPTIBLE ACT.
A Coat of Tar and Feathers to Good for
Him.
The treatment accorded one of the
Grand Forks delegation tbat attended
tho Hard Times ball given at Carson*
Friday evening ot last week, deserves
and teceivos the condemnation of everyone who are acquainted with the facts.
The perpetrator of such a contemptible
act is devoid of all common decency
and shows his low breading and vulgar
nature, and proves himself to be a
coward of the first water. The citizens
of Carson should see to it that the person who did this act is made an example
or, by ^ivinn him sufficient time to leave
the community or take a coat of tar and
leathers.
During the time that Engineer Sullivan and his corps of men were running
the line through the town of Midway,
the officials of that town, held the entire
party for "poll tax". Upon the refusal
of the party to disgorge, it is said that
one of llie officers became greatly excited. After he had cooled off sufficient
to allow of an explanation, Engineer
Sullivan satisfied him tbat every man in
his employ was in possession of a full
tax receipt,
LOCAL   NOTES.
Mayor Manly is in Victoria.
The material for the power house ir-
being put on the ground.
Mo*.e Burns mad*: a Hying trip to
Greenwood this week.
Sam Ma'tin returned homy Thursday
from a week's trip to Spokane.
Win. Graham, of (iraham's bridge,
was in the city this week transacting
business.
Mr. Jack Smith returned to the Forks
this week from an extended business
trip to Calgary.
Mr. Peter Wright rejoices over the
a rival of a son. Both mother and child
are doing well.
An $80 gold and silver assay was made
recently from ore taken Irom the pay
streak of the "Sitka."
E. P Suydani, who hasbeen spending
the last few days in town returned to
Greenwood yesterday.
James Monoghan, of the Cariboo
mine, passed through the city yesterday
on bis way to Marcus.
Fred H. Knight expects to return
to the city for the winter from his homestead up the North Fork.
Chas. Hay goes to Victoria next week
to attend the bearing before the supreme
court of the Seattle case.
Don't forget the dance Thanksgiving
evening for the purpose of raising
money for the Summit road.
Kettle River Court, I. 0. F., of Grand
Forks will give its first annual ball, on
the evening of December 31st.
W. T. Smith, of Boundary Falls,
passed through the city Thursday on his
way home from a business trip to Spokane.
Tl e many friends of Dave Woodhead
will be pleased to learn that he has so
far recovered from his recent illness as
to be able to be about agaiu.
With a large force of men working on
the water works, and tbe construction of
t-vo bridges, the outlook for the coming
winter is not so bad after all.
Con Cosgrove and D. P. Mitchell are
thinking of running a 100 foot tunnel on
the "Iron King" properly some three
miles up the North Fork,
Louis Schorn, asuccessful North Fork
prospector left yesterday, for his home
in Columbia Falls, Montana, w'tere he
will spend the Christmas vacation.
A dime social will be given by the
Ladies' Aid Society next Thursday evening at the residence of G. W. Ingram.
A cordial  invitation is extended  to all.
Wm. McElroy, who has been driving
stage on the Williams line all summer,
has purchased from Mr. Gibbs the Eureka line, and assumed charge of the
same today.
A letter roceived from Portland, Ore-
gan, announces that a car load of machinery for the water and light plants at
Grand Forks was shipped from tbat city
a few day^ago.
Parlies are at present negotiating for
the renting of Peter Pare's new building
in upper Grand Forks, it being the intention to open a postoffice in this building at an early date.
W. A.. Strong, of Spokane, passed
through town this week homeward from
the reservation, where he has been overseeing a large r.mount of development
work being done on the San Poll.
George Hicken, one of the owners of
the "Caledonia" property on Hardy
mountain has made a rich strike on this
claim, having encountered rich copper
ore at a depth of only eight feet.
Richard McCarren, one of the owners
nf the Calumett mineral claim, is author*
ity for the stateement that the bor.d
held on that property by tbe Brandon
and Golden Crown company has alapsed.
Mornssey Creek camp from present
appearances will be the seen ot much
mining activity this coming winter, as
several parties interested in this Camp
are making preparations to start work.
Rev. M. C. McLennan, late of K nox
church, Dunville, will preach in Kettle
River church every Sabbath morning
at 11.00 a. 111., and in the School hou e
at Grand Forks in tbe evening at 7:30.
Capt Rogers is pushing development
work on the "Josie" in Summit camp.
The shaft that has been sunk on that
property being now in a depth of some
30 feet and copper ore can b: seen in
abundance.
E Spraggett bas purchased the residence in upper Giand Forks, formerly
owned and occupied by contractor A
L. McDonald. It is understood that
Mr. Spraggett will reside in this house
himself shortly.
Peter 7,. Pare has received a handsome present from a friend at Chiistina
Lake. The gift was a macnificient set
uf Antlers which Pete bas had mounted
and are now helping to ornament his
tonsorial parlors on Riverside avenue.
A. Baumgartuer, the village shoe
maker, left this week on a six weeks'
visit to his family who redide at Star-
buck, Wash. Those who have work in
the shop can get tbe same by calling on
H. T, Huntley wilh whom it has been
left.
Messrs. Norris & Smith wishes it distinctly understood that all sanitary
work must be settled for before the io'.h
of each month or steps will be taken to
collect the same. In order to savo costs
property owners had better see that their
sanitary bill ls paid on or before the
above date.
Joseph Manly has purchased from bis
brother John, the Fashion livr ry stable,
Mr. Manly proposes hereafter to conduct it as a first-class livery barn and
with that view in end will add, to this already well equipped stable, a number of
turnouts especially adapted to the requirements of this section, and is now
in Spokane purchasing lhe same.
A. C. Sutton, barrister, left yesterday
afternoon for Victoria, where he has
gone to attend the silting of the supreme
court at that cily. It is understood that
the law suit over the ''Seattle" mme is
to be tried on tbis occasion, and Mr.
Sutton has gone to look over the intorests
ol Mr. Robert Oiark on this occasion.
A. L. McDonald left last Monday
morning for Spokane, where he goes to
attend a meeting of tbe Aurus Mining
Company, whichwas to be held there on
the 151b, inst. Mr. McDonald has also
commenced an action against Mr. DC.
Newman, ex-Indian agent for the Colville
reservation, for $ 25c on a promisory note,
the trial of which will be heard during
his stay in Spokane.
MINING    RECORDS.
Records of locations, certificates of
woik and transfers recorded at the Mining Recorders tfiice.Gr.md Forks, Ii. C.
for thy time from Novomber 81:t to iSth,
1897:
November 8—Deleware, D. | Ev.ins,
Summit camp; Maud, Mor.es Burns,
Sunrn.it camp.
November 10—Side Hill, E, Spraggett, Haidv Mountain.
November 13—T and B , JunesAJdi-
sion, Brown's camp; Observation No. 2,
J. K. Johnson; Grass Root and Lewis
ton, herman R. Reid, Burnt Basin; Oxide* and Tammany, A. J. Stewart, Burnt
Basin.
November 18—Maty, George Hicken.
Summit camp; Lawlcs-, A. J. Stewat,
Christina lake; Silver Key, S. R. Reid,
Christina lake; Crysta', A. J. Stewart,
McRea creek; Rossland and Montreal,
S. R. Reid et al, McRea creek; Gold
Blend, S. R. Reid, McRea creek; Two
Flags, C. C. Rablfs, Pathfinder camp;
Clipper, C. A. Hagenberg et al, Fisherman rreek; Torpedo, Neil McFadgen,
Christina Lake.
November 16-Ethel, J. J. Franklin,
Christina lake; Lily May, by same, McRea creek.
November 17—Cornwell, George T.
Eves, Brown's camp.
CKa-rmcATKs or wiiiik.
November6—Victor, J.B.Henderson;
Sophie, C. I. HangKoon,
November 8—Hopewell, W. A. Cor-
bett et al.
November 9— Paraxon and Granite
Mountain, D. C, Beach et al.
November 12—Golden Cache, Ernest
Spraggett.
November 12—St. Joseph, M. C. J.
Gire.
November 15—Delta, CM. Tobiason;
Orphan, T. Wake; Monarch, Richard
Dairow; Mirror,Thos. Keelar; Algonquin, Jas. Daicy; Iriqnois and Rhode-
rick Dru, Angus Cameron.
Nov. 18—Atturist, Aveiill et al.
TEANSFHUS,
November 8—Alex Dorais et al to Ed
Davis, '/% interest in Buffalo, % interest
in Tiger ana % interest in Jub.lee.
November 9—John Lawless to D. C.
Beach, l/2 interest in Good Ore.
November 10 Samuel L. Graham to
Donald Graham. 1-4 interest in Alturas
Natural Bell, G'eniff, Golden Age and
Granite Falls, and 1 6 interest in Barrow. }. Christie to Samuel L. Graham,
1-2 interest in Alturas, National Bell,
Gleniff. Golden Age and Granite Falls
and 1-3 inte est in Barrow. E. Spraggett
to Rankm, Dawson et al, all interest in
Hill Side.
November n— John Meyer to W. G.
MeMynn, 1-2 interest in Keno, Alice and
Colorodo. John Myers to Mrs. F. Gray,
1-3 interest in Carson. John Myers to
Fred K. McMann, 13 interest in King
f.'i-her and Carson.
November 1 rj—George Hicken to R,
T. Daniel, 1-4 interest in Caledonia.
William Schmuck to John Rogers, 1 6
interest in Tocoma, Berkshire Boy, Spokane, Moni'or and Union Jack.
November 16—S. R. Reid to J.J.Frank
lin, 1 2 interest in Tammany, Grass
Root, Oxide, Silver Key, Lawless, Mon
treal Praction and Gold Blend. A. J.
Stewart to S. R. Reid, 1-2 interest in Oxide, Lawless and Crystal. John Lawless
to G. C. Rose 12 interest in Good Ore.
John Lawless to W. M. Wolverton 1-10
interest in Aluminum.
City of Grand  Forks
BYLAW NO. J2.
OITY OF  GRAND  FORKS  GENERAL  RATE
BY-LAW, 1837.
WHEREAS it is necessary that a By-Law
be passed for levying h rate oa all the
laud, improvements nod real property on
the assessment roll of the corporation of ihe city
of Grand Korku to provide for lhe general and
ordinary expenses of the Corporation during the
current year:
Ue it therefore enacted, and it in hereby enacted, by the Mayor aud Council of thc Corporation
of the City of Grand Forks, in Council assembled, ns follows:
1. There Khali be and is hereby settled, im-
possd and levied, and there sliall be raised and
collected, upon ull the mentioned and dccrlbed
iu the Assessment Roll for the year ib'.iT of tlio
Corporation of the City of Grand Forks an
equal rate or tax of one und one liftli per cent
of the full assessed value of the said laud, us appears by the said Assessinuni Roll.
2. There shall be and Is hereby settled, im
posed and levied, and there shall be raised ad
collected, upou :i.i the huprovementsuud builu
ingn on the said laud mentioned and described
in ttic suid Assessment Roll au equal rut ur tax
of one nnd one fifth per cent upon fifty per cent
uf the full assessed value of the said improvements nnd buildings as uppeais uu llie said As-
cessment Roll.
3. The aforesaid rates or taxes shall he due
nnd payable by thn person or persons liable to
pay the same to thc Collector of the City oi Grand
Korks ut his otlice, ou the 'JOth day oi November
1897.
4. A rebate of one sixth of the amount thereof shull be allowed on all taxes levied ■ 'id aiseH-
fit-d nmlei sections 1 nnd •> of this B\-Ia v in all
eases where tbo same are paid ou or uciortj the
SMI. day of December, 18j7.
i'l. If the rates nud taxes or any part thereof,
due to the Corporatlcn s.iuil uot be paid by the
81st day of December, Visfl. the same may be
collected in the manner provided by the Municipal Clauses Ait, 1WJG, and amendments thereto.
6, This By-law may bc cited for all purposes
aathe City of Grand Forks General Rate By-law,
1887.
Read a first time hy thc Council this, ISth day
of November. 181)7.
Read u second time by the Council this ISth
day of November, 18'J7.
Read a third tlmeuud passed by the Council
this lhth day of November, 1897.
Reconsidccd nud tlitaily oasBi d hy the Council this i»th day nl November. 1897.
A'.S. HJSPWORTU, Acting Mayob.
Fast) WoUsaston city Clerk.
NOTICE.
The Above Is *a true cony nf a By-law passed
by tho Municipal Council ofthe Cornortmu of
the City of Qrand Forks oh the 19th day of November, 18117, and all persons are hereby te
quired to take notleo that anyone duHirnus of
applying to have such By-law or any part there
of 'quashed, must make his application lor that
purpose to the Supreme* Court of British Columbia within one men-u next ufter tbepublicn
tiou of thlsJHy-luw iu the li-ltidh Columbia <;*.-
let to, or ho will ho too late to be heard In that
behalf. FftftD .VOtiLAUTOMi City Clork.
City Clerk's Olliee, Grand Forks, Nov. 19,1897.
A sitting of thc County Court ol Yale will bo
holdcn at
Qrand Forks on Tuesday,the nth Day
of Junuary, 1898,
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.
By Command s. R. almond.
Government Olliee, Grand Forks. I D R. C, C.
November 5th, 1897. 1
J.E II. Moivpannv, repesentative
of the Stock and Debenture Corporation
of London, England, and Jamei C. Coe,
Mining Engineer of Rossland, were «n
thc city for a few d.iy- la'ely insp ctir p
som^ properties on behalf of an E' g'ish
company. They were much pleased
with the general aspect * i Grand F rks
and thought a great future was in sloe
for it.
NOTICE.
A -irfirr: of the Conuty Cuurt ol Yale will tie
.iu.-l, nl
IF THE MATTER OF  THE   "PLA
CER MINING ACT (1891) AMEND
MENT ACT, 1895"   (SECTION
AND OF THE   "MINERAL AC
1896," (SECTION 161).
Midway, on Friday, thc 14th Day of
January, 1*398,
st luo'cloi-k iii lit-, luruu.ii.ii
Byi-i.iiimsii-i w.o Mcjiynx.
l.uveriiiDi-iir r^—-, Midway, B.C.I    11. R C   C
UtuSB; S7, ir**-;.' 1
MRS.  PRIBILSKY,
Dealer  la
-line
TtTOTICE IH HEREBY GIVEN THAT HIB
1^ Honour th" Lieutenant-Governor lu Council has been pleased to repeal the rc-rulatin, o! tliu lltb day uf December, 1896, with 10-
card to relief against forfeiture owing to the
lapse of a Free Miner's Certificate heretofore in
force, and to make the following regulation in
respect thereof, such repeal aud new regulation
to fake en*, ot ■ u tl o IffTHlDAYOI-aJuVEMBER.
1897;
Any person or Joint stuck company being the
holder of any mining property, desiring icllef
against the forfeiture or his or its interest iu
Mich property by reason ol an omlssiou to obtain a new free miner's Certificate on or belore
the day following the expiration ofthe certitieate, shall observe the following conditions:
1. Forthwith upon asccitaining the expiry of
bis Certificate obtain u ne.? one:
'2. At the time of obtaining such new eeritfl*
eate fllejwith the Recorder Issuing the mine,
and poat In thc Record Oflice, a uotleeof his In*
teution to apply fur relief:
X Within 80 dnys from such lUli)*- transmit
to thi Minister uf Mines th-j|fohu\ving documents and fee;—
[a.] A statutory declaration Betting forth tho
circumstances of such omlaslun, with full particulars of the mining properties held by the
applicant which would be affected with forfeiture.
[b 1 A certificate under the hnnd nf the Gold
Commhsloneror Mining Recotder of each division wherein any of tlie said prHp-.Tik-s ia situate, that notice hns been posted, and ibm no ie*
cords t,otberthan those mentioned lu the suid
certilicate, if any) adverse to the applicant's interest in the suid proper!! s have beeu made by
him during the time In which the said appli-
ciint was not In possession of a valid existing
free miner's certificate:
[cl A declaration by the applicant, or his
agent duly cognizant of the location on the
ground ot the applicant's properties, and the
other facts affecting the case, that he bus searched the records of claims recorded during the Interval the applicant was iu default, and that
bi.ch claims do not (except as may be herein
stated) coullict with or overlap any of the properties of thc applicant:
Id.]   The sum of five dollars.
The Mini-ter M Mines may thereupon give instructions for the alteration of the -late of the
applicant's freo miner's certificate so us to conform with lhe date of the expiration of the lapsed certificate, anil may also give instructions fur
such amendment to be made, to the records affected as may be considered requisite, nnd any
such relief may be partial as to properties In respect whereof relict is given, or so as to save adverse rights acquired during default of the applicant. JAMKS llAKF.it,
Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines
TT7    G. HEPWORTH, M. D., O. M.
Physician and Surgeon.
McGILL,   MONTREAL.
Oflice In Drug store.
ORAND FORKS, B. C.
A.
l. Mcdonald,
Contractor and Builder,
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
Plans nnd specifications drawn, estimates fur-
nlshed on all kiudsof building. Work strictly
lirst-class.
ALL  THE    LATEST   NOVELTIES
OF THE ART.
Riverside Ave.   Grand Forks.
For Sale
The Following Desirable
Property at a
SACRIFICE!
Ten acres (more or leas) lying along tbe north*
em boundary of lot :«'•!. A. No. 1 Garden* Land,
uu which there ls erected a good dwelling bouM.
1 3D ACRES, more or leas, laying along th*
I /yj southern boundary of said lot 382, aud
bounded on th;: east by tne main Kettle river.
ou the north by tlm Van N«sa addition to Orand
Korks. A one-third Interest In alt the unsold
lots In said VanNesa Addltlou. The above prj-
perty Is all situated within tbe Incorporated
limits of th*- c ty of Grand Forks. Will also sell
/■r*. ACRE!*', more or less, lying along the Eaat-
*JW ern bot-u lary of said Lot 882, and bounded
on the West uud Nurth by the main Kettle river,
nut included iu the Incorporate limits.
Will sell thu above property in ono group or
any portion to suit purchaser.
For further particulars apply to
Peter T. McCallum, J. P.t
GRAND FORKS, B. CS,
Spokane Falls &
Northern,
Nelson & Ft Sheppard,,
Red Mountain Railways.
The Only All-rail Route, without changf
of cars, between Spokane. Rowland and Nelson.
daily Kxcarr iumdat.
Going North.                                   Going South
12:12 a. m MARCl'B  2:28 p. in.
Close Connections at Nelson with iteamboats
for Kaslo aud all Kootenay Lake Point**.
Passengers for Kettle RUer and  Bound-Mr
Creek connect at Marcus with itage daily.
MINERAL ACT, 1896.
CEST1FICATE OF IMR0VEMENT9.
NOTICE,
B.C. Mineral Claim (Lot US9) situated lh the
Grand Forks Mining Dtvtson of Yale District,
Where located:—Summit Camp near the Ontario Mineral claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Italleit.asagent
I   for Albert Koough, Freo Miner's certificate
No. 897^1, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to thc Mining Recorder for a ceiH-
fioate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Grown Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under section :i7, muttt he commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.
I.   M.  HilI.sKT,
Dated this fiih day of Hnvemhvr, ltf-7.
GRAND
FORKS
TS sure to be the Leading Railway and
Mining Center of the Kettle River
and Boundary Creek Districts, its location makes it ihe Natural Gateway to
one of the Largest and Most Promising
Mining Districts
In the Woild. It has Christina Lake
on the East, the North Forkof the Kettle River on the North, Boundary Creek
on the We:^, and the Colville Indian
Reservation on the South As every
character of ore necessary for smelting
purposes arc found in these districts,
and the central location of the town,
makes it beyond a doubt the future
smelting and distributing point of this
section.
HOW IS THE TIME TO
Invest before a Railways .Starts to Build this
way. Work once staned nn the road the price
of lots will double.   The Plan for lhe
North Addition to Grand Forks,
 is	
i£ Now on Sale %£
Don't Miss the opportunity to get in on this seal.   Its the
most desirable Resider.ce portion of Grand Forks.    Easy
Terms.   For Further Particulars Call or"Address.
Agent Grand Forks Townsite G).-
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   C, I
Kidney and Bladder Troubles Quickly Cured-
You May Have a Sample Bottle of  the Great  Discoverv.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root Sent Free by Mail.
P iple doctor their troubles and try different medicines so often without benefit
thai  th I     ou'rage-5 and skeptical.   In most such cases serious mistakes are
ma :toring*and not knowing; what our trouble i$ or what makes us sick.
The unmistakable evidences of kidney trouble ure stain or dull adhe In the back,
too frequent desire to pass water, Bcanty supply, scalding Irritation. Aa kidney
dlsi advances, the face louks sallow or pale, eyes puffy the (eet swell nnd some-
Llmes the bear: aches badly. Should fur t her j evidence be needed to find out the
causi at sickness, then se: urine aside for tw*nty-four hours; a sediment or settling Is also convincing proof Lhal our (tldnoKfl and bladder need doctoring.
The mild and extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, thc great kidney and bladder remedy, Is soon realized, ll stands the highest for ita wonderful
eiir.-s. Sold by druggists, price fifty cents and one dollar. So universally successful has Swamp-Root been lu quickly curing even the most distressing cases that
if you wish to prove Its wonderful mertl you may have a. suinple bottle and a
boob of valuable Information, both senl absolutely free by mall, Mention this pa-
par and send your address to Dr. Kilmer A: Co., Bingham ton, N. Y. The fuc-t that
this liberal offer appeals in this paper Is sufficient guarantee.
IMPROVED SPRINKLING WAGON. INNOCENT MAN   LYNCHED.
A l.ovieo ii*-,i Does Away   With  Road-
nl.li> Putnpi ao<I Tanks.
A recent Improvement in sprinkling
wagons buls fair lo revolutionize road
and street sprinkling in the country
where there is no water system to sup-
lily water fiom hydrants. Heretofore
it has been tlio t1 us torn to erect pump*
ing plants, or to pipe water from distant points to stations (.long tlJeVroad at
such distances thai tlie lond at ripe of
these stations would last until the
wagon reached tlie next station on its
trip. This plan makes necessary Lhe
expense of pipiug, tanks, we-lls, horse
powers, etc., and lias always been a
very considerable item of expense, ami
more or less of an obstacle to having
roads well watered.
The improvement consists in attaching a gasoline engine and .centrifugal
pump on a platform at the'rear of - tlve
sprinkling wagon so that water can be
taken from any convenient source. A
suction hose with foot valve is ajtnohed
to tlie pump which can be loivered into
a tank, ereek, watering trough, or np)
water source. The wagou driver men
starts the engine, and in from six to
ten minutes his wagon is fil-led.
Startling   Statement    i>>    the   Chief
Justice of North Dakota-.
("irand Fprks, X. I).. Xov. Id. "An in
'iimeiit man was innig by desperadoes al
W.lliairmport," wns Lho startling state-
meat made by Chief Justice Corliss yes-
Lvrdnj of tin- state supreme court. "I
(■■lave ample documentary evidence for the
statement," continued thc judge, "The
mijiremc court ordered a new trial in Cou*
dot's ease heeail>e it, was SUl'D tlmt ho
wan convicted on tho uncorroborated evidence of Holytrack and Ireland, both of
whom confessed to the killing of the Spie-
er family and whose statements were refuted by the strung alibi testimony given
by Pr, Rosa, the resident agency physician
ni Standing Rock. Dr. Ross' veracity is
unquestioned and his testimony is supported by notes from his memorandum
book. Holytrack aud Ireland were sure
to have expatiated their crime on the gal-
hays, but lhe mob made no distinction
ami'hung the innocenJ with the guilty.
The lynching of Cotldot is a foul crime
and a blot on the fair name of the state,
.mil hi- murderers should not go unpun-
WHEU I WAS A BAREFOOT ROVER.
Oh, the spoil and greed in the world of
men
And the strife that lives forever.
Are lost in the ways and dear old days
That the years can never sever.
] »l pass the haunts and marts of men,
And all its joys, moreover,
To live and dream one boyish dream
When I was a barefoot rover.
The shady hme, by the rip'ning grain,
And lhe meadows again to wander;
'l'he willow'd rill beyond the hill,
To ihe pickerel pond "down yonder."
, To He in lire cool of the shade und dream
My youthful dreams all over,
IM give all the world lias doled to me
To be a barefoot rover.  ,
, The bees nnd birds, the lowing herds,
The muddy cattle wallow;
: The hollow stump where squirrels slunk
And the nuts in "chipmunk hollow;"
' The faint, sweet smell from tin* ferny dell
Where lhe wild flow'rs used to hover,
And the woods, nud brooks, and secret
Were mine—a barefoot rover.
The chirp of birds, the lowing herds,
And tin; bumble Ices' dull droning
Is music wnil'd from the surging throng
With its never ceasing moaning.
And I'd puss lhe haunts and marls of men.
A ml its ails and joys, moreover,
To Me and dream one boyish dream
Whon I was a barefoot rover,
— Chicago Ituer Ocean.
SAVED BY SHABBJNESS
r-*3C%WlJ-   • imKi,i     rr< irn-iii   l'i   int.* '
3- C^i.tf~\ilPli rninit of   the c*l
£^jM*™»™& overt
Dulili-  Um  Short rrilOOO.
Wnlln Wnlln. Nov. Hi. An examination
nf ih.- books of Charles Doble, ivho com-
iiiiii.il suicide October 23, reveals a shortage of $4000 in iIn- lull,I- ,,i* Washington
lodge NU. in. 1. n. ir. V., oi ulii,l, Doble
un- trustee. An investigation committee
from llie lodgo called nt Doblc's home'to
ask I'm- u Bottlemcnt White Un- committee ivas nl liis house In- stepped out*
-irli....ui'iil lilr-u  Iii-. brains out.
The illustration shows a wagfon'anil
pumping outfit juet completed by the
Hercules tins Engine Co., of San Frnn-
fiscu and now in use by the Supervisors
nf Tularo county upon the roads near
Visalta.
It consist? of an improved type of ah
ordinary sprinkling wagfln, ani1*a pint-
form built nt tin; ronr of the tn'irk upon
which stands  a 2Y H. P. Special Hit- .
irriles  Gasoline  Engine   geared to a :i-
inch  centrifugal   pump.'    From   this
pump runs a  rubber  sni*(*i»ii" "liosiv:iri.l
discharge pipe into the taftk.-r The*tank
boldl  12,0(10 gallons of 'water which
will tic filled   by tin" pump   in six minutes under ordinary   lift, or not too?- |
cecil ten  minutes  lifung^O   feet, anl
at a cost of al'out .1   rentsiior each lill- \
ing.    The in-es to which this Improve-I
ment  can   be  put are not  confined   to j
road sprinkling, but it is applicable to 1
any   purpose  where   water   lias   to   be ■
hauled,   as,   for   instance,   supplying
threshing machinery or conveying water
tlici-Jfor' rr
y iV the
makeB its use perfectly safe  anil   rcliri
ble,  as  it  is  automatic in action, all j,
that is needed being to open the valve*
admitting the gasoline, and to give the
wheel   a   start   with   the'hanrl.     It irV
durable anil not at all   likely to get out
of order, requlrng fieithei; engineer nor*
machinist to keep it  in -condition   for
work.
Sprinkling country roads has been
considerable of a problem, and it is believed that this improvcmi-nt will go
far towards an economical solution of
it. The Hercules Gas Engine Works of
San Francisco, furnish-' these wagons
and engines in any desiretl capacity, and
fully guarantee them in rjvery way.
IVlienl Ci-nii nf Arm-nthm.
Kew fork, Nov. Hi.  -A dispatch to the
Herald froni Buenos Ayres says:   Argen-
i inn's 'coining wheat crop i- estimated at
1,500,000 i.nis.   Deducting home eonsuinp*:
tion, tliciv.will remain at leasl 1,000,000
tons for export.   The flax crop i- cstitnat- i
ed' nl 40,000 tons.   Tlie maize crop will
not -be-abundant, unless there comes a
[food (nil of rnin in December.
from one point to anotlierJfoi- any purpose.     Tho  simplicity  oV the  engine
REST    AM)   RELIEF.
A piece of machinery run by steam and
overwdrked will become cranky, creaky
and out of -rear, .owing to come expansion
rU* liu-trrl from heat and friction. Stop its
work, rub and brighten and let It rest. In
fl short while it will in- restored and will
inn smoothly. * The human system la a
machine. Ton myc-h work nnd worry are
thrown upon 11. loo much of tin- hent of
dully cares; tuo nm rh of ihe steam of
daily business..*j*h>. nerves become cranky;
they are r.sit.s--, sleepless nnd twltchy,
"ml a neuralgic condition sets In. Pain
throws the machine nut of gear and ir
needs rest and treatment to strengthen
and restore. Kl. Jacobs Oil Is lin* one
remedy of all peculiarly adapted to a
prompt nnd sure curt'. So many have so
freely testified from experience* and use
!.. iis efficacy In tho cure of ueuralgla that
it passes without sayln*r thru It surely
ciu-.-s. II will be a gracious surprise to,
in,my after lhe free use of It to Uml how
easily pain, cares und worry mny be lift-j
ed, and bow- smoothly the human machine
■yoes on.
The most remarkable echo known is
Hint in the castle of Simonetta, two miles
fiom Milan. It repeats the echo of a pistol bO times.
Piso's Our,-- for Consumption is our only
medicine for eoliths nnd colds.—Mrs. C.
Beltz, I.T!) sth av., Denver, Col.. Nov. S,'93.
Slavery in the liiitcd Stales was begun ni Jamestown, Va., in 1619.
WAS TAKEN  FOR, A DEER.
"rctnr- Bolombn's freunre," only Apbrodlslacol
Tonic* known.   (See Dictionary.)   15.00 a lion, s
*     i    ,...   K-IU...I   i..*' i..i...   b.,.,1.. I wr-eics' treatment,  Mason Chemical Co., p. o. Boj
\.   j.   sn**i.   iviin-,1   ii>   .mini   snyuei    747, phiiadelphla, Pa.
.-.ear   Sri till |loi III. j 	
Sanilpnint. Idaho, \..v. 10,—A, -1. Sage, j
n well known rancher living si\ miles be* r
low hen' on tho liver, was shot nnd in-
stantlv killed Sundny while out hunting.
An old in,|ii,iirii.iiiee imnici John Snyder,
win. went mil witli him hunting, and who
l.eeanie separated from Him fnr- a. shorl
time, seeing what he supposed tn in- n
deer ninviug among lin* trees fired nl ir.
and upon reaching tli.- snol was tmnifierl
Vie
Alexandrian   library   contained j
I
400,000 valuable books 47  11. ('.
Try Sollllling'8 Dost tea and linking powder.
The highest, monument in Ilu- world
is the Washington monument, being o.i.i
feot. lire highest structure of any kind
is (he Eiffel tower. Paris, finished in ISSU.
080 feet, high.
I., find lhal. he had shot ^ii- friend dead, j
it   nf Ilu- ■-. ill III 1
illlrl   V lis   Ulllllrt
end dead. | RAnp r"r troclnji ninl locating ir.,1.1 or silver
■■■■■■■'■■■■■■■■ no ..air--; liVUb 2W™ii*K, iSxi^:ss„,i!Vo,^:
for a number of vcni*-
rir-rl.
Light moves ]ST,0(l() miles per second.
oocr
Brown ticket in every package of Schillings Best, baking powder.
Yellow ticket in every package of Schillings Best tea.
Schiii in^s Best bakingpoivder and tea are
 because .tkey are money-back.
What is the missing word}—not SAFE, although Schilling's Best baking
powder anil tea are safe. 	
Get Schilling's Best baking powder or tea at your grocers'; take out the
ticket (brown ticket in every package of baking powder; yellow ticket in the
tea); send a ticket with each word to address below before December 31st.
Until October 15th two words allowed for every ticket; after that only one
word for every ticket*. '
ll only une person finds the word, that person gets £2000.00; if several find
it, |*rooo.oo will be equally divided among them.
Every one sending a brown oryellow ticket will receive a set of cardboard
creeping babies at the end o(,the contest. Those sending three or more in one
envelope will receive aii 1^9^ pocket calendar—no advertising on It. Thes*
creeping babies and pocket calendars will be different from the ones offered ia
the last contest.
Better cut these rules out. ^
Address:    MONEY-BACK,  SAN  FRANCISCO.
1110 first great ex-
tenient of lhe op-
vil
pt over the
country like uu irresistible I I d 11 I
wave In that memorable ycai* 1801,
ami I was caught
in the current, though af college, and
with nearly all my class enlisted among
Ihe first volunteers. My health not being very robust, instead of receiving orders for field service, l was commissioned 10 fill a place in a disbursement
office.
One day I was summoned into the
presence of ray commanding officer and
lob! I was to accompany Oapt. McKcy
(we will call hlini to a certain city for
money (o pay the troops. Tlio sum
wns $100,000. We were given particular direct ions as lo out- going and coming. The distance was sir great we
were obliged to stay over nigiil on the
route. A large cily was selected nnd
we were advised as lo the hotel.
When we reached our destination
Capt. McKay produced an old black
bag for our precious burden. It was
not un ordinary old wornottt bag—such
a one as an ollicer might havo used until the gloss was gone and the edges
were while. There wns 110 air of ancient respectability about it. Since it
was new much time must have elapsed,
and heavy wear must have been its
portion; judging from the patches
which were not of the same kind of
shiny black leather as the primitive
article.
The Captain carried Ihe bag and 1
watched llie Captain. When Ihe numbers traveling admitted of it, I took a
seat Just behind hiin; otherwise we sat
together.
1 rather enjoyed hearing (ho comments of our fellow* travelers on llie
Captain and his bag. One young lady
said 10 hcr companion: "If that nice-
looking captain has a wife she ought
to be ashamed of herself for allowing
her husband to carry such a furious
looking old bag!"
A couple of lads returning from
school look (he sent vacated by the ladies, and after they were settled ihey
commenced to look about them, and
one said to the other: "What's thut
feller's rank';"
"Which one?" asked Jils companion.
"The one wilh the bag?" After studying some time he replied, "Brevet colonel, I believe."
"Brevet jack-a-napes!" exclaimed the
first boy. "I believe he's a low-downer,
something like an 'orderly' or an 'ad-
jutntit.' "
"No, slr-ree, sir; he's a 'brevet' of
some kind. Didn't we have the explanation of 'brevet' the other day In class
as a commission which entitles an ollicer to rank above his pay? Now tliat
feller ranks above his pay, which accounts for his uniform's being first-
class, for Uncle Sam settles the bills.
But his pay does not allow him lo have
other nice things—like bags and
things."
Aside froni remarks, we met with no
adventure, and reached the hotel where
wo were to spend the night about !> In
the evening. We had determined 10
avoid exciting remarks by making unnecessary requirements about our
room, so simply asking for n room In
tlie quiet part of (he hotel where we
could sleep In the morning, we were
shown to one of a suite. We realized
we had made a mistake lu Ihis particular -when we were alone, and commenced It) make plans for barricading,
as tie room bad three doors to be
looked after.
"Now what will we do to (he windows?" asked fcapt. McKay, as we
stood In our shirt sleeves, all heated
from our exertions of moving a heavy
mahogany bedstead without rollers Iii
front of one door, a marble-topped
wnshstnnd In front of another nnd 11
marble-topped burenu (also without
casters) In front of the third.
I considered myself something of a
genius about a house, so I replied cheerfully: "I think I can fix the windows
all right."
I took the chairs and the towel rack,
some empty pasteboard boxes found In
the closet aud a bamboo whatnot and
erected a pyramid between the windows. My idea was to construct an
easily moved something so that anyone trying to enter by the window
would give premonitory symptoms by
a grand overthrow. The pyramid uot
being high enough, I bethought 1111) of
the window shades. An tinfortiniue
thought, for I lamed my thumb nnd
skinned several lingers trying lo get
the shades down. But nt length we
stood ln admiring silence before a pyramid that at Its base took ln both windows and at its summit, by the aid of
■lhe rolled up shades placed like au "A"
to form an apex, reached nearly to the
top of the room. We felt safe and retired for the night.
I wns awakened by thinking a de
tachment of artillery and nn avalanche
from the Mntterhorn were attempting
to enter our windows at the Bame time.
I •rave a leap from the bed to ascertain
what waf^he matter, when I found
myself all enveloped In window shades
IIhey having selected that pleasing
moment to unwind after having rapped
me awake.
Capt. .McKay assured ine that I made
use of various strong expressions as I
struggled to free myself. After the
closest scrutiny, we could discover no
trace of any attempt having been made
lo enter our room by the windows, but
sundry movings about overhead led us
to conclude our pyramid had received
Ils overthrow from jars from that quarter.
"Morn, waked by the circling hours,
with rosy hand," had scarcely unbarred
lhe gates of light when I felt something
more vigorous than a "rosy hand" hold
of my shoulder, and opening my eyes
I saw the Captain's face pale and distracted in front of mine and heard hiin
say in a voice trembling with emotion:
"The bag Is gone!"
"It cannot be!" I cried, springing up
in a frenzy of fear. But dlligeir search
could not reveal Its hiding place, There
stood lhe heavy mahogany bed before
one door, Ihe wnslistand and bureau before the other two, undisturbed! 'The
dust on the window lee pes and sash
seemed to prove lhat no one, not even
the chambermaid, had Interfered with
tliein for sumo limo.
"Let us get dressed and notify Iho
authorities of our loss," cried Ibe Captain lu a hoarse whisper.
Both of us started lo obey Ibis suggestion and made such speed as we
could, considering our oft-repeated tendencies lo slop and search In probable
and Improbable nooks for the lost. I
saw Capt. .McKay pulling out (he drawer iu the bamboo whatnot, large enough
lo hold a writing pail with a few pencils; while I Hew wllh 11 boot hall-pulled
ou io search the lop shelf in Hie closet.
"I have looked (here six times!" the
Captain called out. "I shall be lot-ever
disgraced." he added with a groan.
"And oui* brave boys, what will they
do for their pay!" I said feebly—my Imbecility showing Itself iu my alluding
lo such n painful view of Hie subject
when the Captain was so overcome.
"Do you think I shall allow Ihem to
lose a cent?" he asked, almost fiercely.
**.\'o, sir! 1 have $1,000 iu the hank and
I'll use every bit of my pay nnd forfeit
my pension to "
Rap-a-tap—tap, came a summons to
open Hie door, hol'iuv whicli the heavy
mahogany bed stood as au Impenetrable fortification. I, with bool number
one 011 ami number two half on, and the
Captain, with one arm In bis vest, hastened lo remove the obstruct Ion with
as little noise as possible, feeling we
would rather not have il known how
much we had barricaded. Scleral more
raps came before we were ready, but
at length we opened Hie door and iu the
iliniuess of a dark morning we saw a
hall boy with a jug of water in one
hand.
I look lhe waler, while tlie Captain
said in an excited lone: "Hoy, run
(lown quickly and tell the hotel clerk
lo come up here! Why don'l you start ?*'
he asked, Impatiently.
"Yes, I'm going, mister, but fust let
me ax ye If Ihis here is yourn?" At
lhat he held lqi his other hand and
there we beheld the old. shabby, hut Inestimably precious bag!
The Captain nearly swooned with
joy, while I had presence of mind 10
tell the boy not lo send up Ibe clerk
and lo give hiin a sum of money that
made him whistle all the wny down the
hall.. The boy explained that he picked
up the bag just outside our door. Then
wo remembered when the lock of (lie
door had proved refractory, the Captain liad set it there, but neither of us
had noticed that !t was not picked up
again. Blessed be shabblness! we
agreed, If It could accomplish Ihe remarkable font of preserving the sura
of $1(10,(100 In the hallway of a hotel so
many hours.
When Ihe Captain and I had sttfli-
clently recovered from falling on each
other's necks and weeping tours of joy
over the recovery of our treasure, the
Cnptnln said: "I can trust you not to
tell this, I am sure, for if you do, and it
Should reach llie Qeuet'lll's ears, It
would mean the loss of my commission."
'That Is (he reason I have walled until
this lime before giving the public this
episode of tlie war—Orange Judd
Farmer.
IN   THE  PEND  D'OREILLE   DISTRICT.
1 enl.-i Star Wins lis FamouM Con-
lesi With the Iron Hnsk-troiulnsr
War Uetsveen Lend Mln-.ni and
Smelter  Men.
Oil to Lav Dust.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company,
It Is stilted, is about to make the experiment of sprinkling a specially prepared oil on its line between Lanliams
and Deauewood, on the Baltimore and
Potomac Division, near Washington, as
a means of reducing Hie dust nuisance.
The oil Is distributed along the roadbed
by means of a specially constructed
car. The "spreader" is a comparatively
simple contrivance, and, with gum hose
and pipes. Is connected to an ordinary
oil tank car filled with the oil. The
spreading of the oil over the roadbed Is
accomplished at the rate of ubout four
miles an hour. Thc spreader ls so constructed Hint not a particle of the oil
falls 011 the falls. This, of course, Is a
necessary precaution, since It would be
Impossible for a locomotive to haul its
train were the rails covered wllh oil.
Between 4,11110 and 5,000 gallons of oil
are required for each mile of double
track, and It Is said (hat one application will allay the dust and dirt for a
year. Should the experiment prove satisfactory, It Is probable the entire line
between Washington and New York
will be sprinkled.
Trapped.
Animals caught in traps have sometimes managed to escape with trap and
all, but In most east* the trap hns lu
the long ruu been the death of them.
This was the fate of an eagle that had
down nwiiy wllh a trap dangling from
one of Its legs. For several weeks
neither bird nor trap was seen, till one
day, a gentleman noticed a curious object hanging from a tree-branch.
Climbing up to find out what it was, he
discovered that It was the eagle, quite
dead. Tbe peg and chains by which
the trap had been fastened In the
ground had become entangled among
the boughs and tbe poor eagle had beeu
slowly starved to death.
Young Indians as Farmers*
Out of 570 Indian boys and girls lately at the Indian Industrial School at
Carlisle only 104 are there now. The
other 400 are out among the farmers of
the State helping to harvest the crops.
There is one thing thnt gets a man
into more trouble than love; carrying
a pistol, "nd lo"'*1"" for a fliht.
One  of  the   richest   discoveries   ever
made in   the  Pend  d'Oreille  district is
said to have been that made by three
prospectors   last   spring.     About   three
years ago I'. Welch, Howard Shipley and
Al Small, all old-time mining men, found
I some line copper float while on a hunting
' expedition   near   tlie   mouth  of Clark's
j Fork river.     'Tlie ore was so rich that
I much excitement was caused, and many
! prospering    parties    endeavored to find
! the source of the float, but without sue-
' cess.   The three miners  went about  it
: systematically, organized a company and
began lo thoroughly prospect the region.
Several  thousand dollars were spent iu
I open cuts and other work, but not until
! this   season   was  their  work  rewarded,
when they struck the lead and located
three    claims- the    I'aystone,    Lookout
and .lane Hug.    Development work has
been started on a largo scale.   The vein
of the I'aystone wns crosscut on lhe surface for 40 feel, to a depth of 20 feet, and
strongly   mineralized   with   copper   and
carrying some gold.      The owners nre
driving a  tunnel to cut the vein at a
depth of 100 feet, and work will be carried on all winter.     Cabins, blacksmith
shop and other buildings have been erected, and the company has the necessary
funds to keep the work moving.      Tlie
formation is slate and quartzite.   On the
Julie Hug they have a four-foot vein of
solid ore carrying large quantities of purple copper and assaying $18 in gold clear
across the ledge.
Lend Miners nmi Smelter Men.
Qreat interest is manifested at Lead*
ville, Colo., in tlie reported formation of a
smelter trust to regulate the price of
smelting ores, etc. One of the largest
mine managers of the district says:
"The object of this smelter meeting is
known to the mine owners and mine managers, and as a result there is a prospect
of a bitter light with the smelters on one
side and the mine managers and mine
owners on tlie other. This fight was
virtually started at Leadville last Wednesday night at a meeting of mine owners and mine managers of the camp.
They thoroughly discussed the question
and decided io organize, an association to
protect their own interests against tlie
smelters intended to do, one of the mine
managers slated that ho had been requested by a smelter to enter in a contract for the sale of his ore before tlie
trust went into eect. At this meeting in
Leadville we decided that a circular
should be gotten up to be sent to all
of the mine owners of tlie west. This
circular sets forth the objects of the association, and also calls for suggestions as
to the timo for holding a meeting of all
the mine owners. The mine managers
insist that instead of allowing tlie smelters to regulate the price, they ought to
do it themselves. They also object to the
smelter getting the benefit of Ihe. low-
rates and the rebates from the railroads,
whieh it was claimed that they are now
receiving. There is certainly a bitter
fight in sight."
Center Stnr Wins.
Justice Walkem, nt Kelson, B. C, has
rendered a decision in lho ease of the
Center Star vs. the Iron Mask, from Rossland, continuing the injunction against
the Iron Mask and releasing all obligation
against the Center Star. Justice Walkem delivered the judgment in the presence of both tho Center Star and Iron
Mask mines, iu whicli he extended the
injunction issued by Justice Korin restraining the Iron Mask from further
sinking upon tlie tunnel constructed by
the Center Star. Justice Walkem also
released the Center Star from tho injunction in Forin's order to the effect tliat
they should not proceed further in their
own ground or run and sink in defendant's ground. He said the evidence was
all in favor of the Center Star. He would
not be justified in discrediting in any degree the statements of Joyce or Dun-ant
in behalf of plaintiff. Costs are to abide
the event of action. Mr. Bodwell moved
for an order asking liis honor to appoint
a time for any full court to hear the appeal. November 22 was set The decision is lengthy and involves many legal
points. .Iustice Walkem held that tlie
apex meant what the statutes described,
namely, a top, and not its highest point,
nor its mathematical pinnacle.
The   World's   lllcliist   Mine.
The richest gold mine in the world, according to the New* Y'ork Tribune, is located under the thriving town  of Ilal-
larat. Victoria, Australia.   The town has
about 25,000    Inhabitants, nearly all of
whom nre employed in the mine.   Thero
i are more than 100 miles of tunnels under
the city, some of thorn being al a depth
j of 2000 feet.   The entrance to the mine,
j which is controlled and is known as the
j Band] Barton and Albion Councils, is outside the city.    The region around llalla*
I rat has been over several times by min-
I ers.   It was formerly covered by a dense
J forest, but die trees have been chopped
down, ami lhe mark of the miner's shove]
and pick is visible on all sides.   Not one
of Ihese workers struck pay dirt and the
work wns all done in vain.   The rock in
which Hie gold is found beneath Jiallarat
is not so rich in the yellow metal.    It
yields but half an ounce of standard gold
to the Ion, and yet the Hand, Barton and
Albion mine has yielded more than $150,-
000,000 of gold since it was opened, 30
years ago,   'The work is done, so systematically   and   so   thoroughly that it is
enormously profitable in spite of tlie low
grade of the ore.   Tlie supply of paying
quartz seems   practically    inexhaustible
and as the vein is extensive, being spread
over much territory, tlie mine bids fail-
to last, for centuries.
The Evening; Stnr.
It is probable that a shipment of ore
from the Evening Star mine, in the Rossland district, will bo mado within the
next, fortnight. There is considerable ore
of shipping grade on the dump, and the
management has not decided just how
much it will have treated at present, but
25 tons and probably more will bc sent.
The assays from the dump indicate that
good returns may be expected. A crosscut has been started from the end of the
upper level to catch the shaft, 47 feet
away. The crosscut, is now in nearly 15
feet, 5 feet of Whicli is in ore. It is now
iippariinl that the shaft toward which th*
present workings are being directed is on
u separate vein from the ledge in whicli
the Upper drift was being run.
The   I.olden   Scepter.
■Judge Henry X. Blake, master in chancery at I'hilipsburg, Granite county,
Montana, has sold all the property of the
Golden Sceptre Mining Company at Quig-
ley including mines, 100-stanip mills,
electric tramway, water rigts and town-
site to J. M. Keith of Missoula, as trustee of the reorganization committee, for
$450,520. The property will be operated
by a new company recently incorporated.
composed principally of creditors of the
old corporation. Grover Cleveland, William C. Whitney and cx-Unitcd States Senator Higgings of Delaware were interested in Hie old company.
Sitka Claim.
James Hamilton, one of the owners of
the Sitka claim five miles west of Grand
Korks, 11. C, reports that the shaft is in
solid ore thnt assays as high as $1700
in gold, silver and copper. A quantity of
rich ore is sacked ready for shipment,
but as the freighters are otherwise engaged it will probably be some time he-
fore the sacks can be hauled (o Marcus.
Mr. Hamilton says Hie shaft will be sunk
to a deplh of 100 feet and then a 400-foot
tunnel will be run to crosscut the lead.
The   IlomeMtuke.
The Homestakc Mining Company of
South Dakota reports that for the year
ended May .'11, 305,530 tons of ore were
milled. The total product was 110,851
ounces of bullion, tlie gross value of
which was $1,840,780 in gold and $13,112
in silver, a total of $1,853,780. Deducting
bullion charges, $10,285, there was left
a net return of $1,843,501. To this is to
lie added $45,038, the net proceeds of concentrates, making a total of $1,880,430.
The average return obtained per ton of
ore was $4.78.
Idaho's   Gold   Output.
Idaho is the fifth state iu tlie. LTnion in
the output in gold and silver, having produced in round numbers $0,000,000 in
the year 1800, says the Grangeville Press.
California, far-famed for its mineral
wealth, produced only $10,000,000.
ALL AROUND MARKET REPORT.
A HEALTHY WIFE
Is a Husband's Inspiration.
A sickly, half-dead-and-alive woman,
i especially v, hen she is the mother of
a family, is a damper to all joyous-
( ness in tlie home.
If a woman finds that hcr energies
are flagging and tliat everything tirea
, her, her sleep is disturbed by horrible
dreams, and thut she often wakea
] sud#jnly in the night with a feeling
'_ of suffocation and alarm, she must at
' once regain her strength.
The following from Mrs. F. S. Bbn-
1 sett, Westphalia, Kans.,   shows  tho
i power of Lydia E.  Pinkham'a Vege-
I table Compound, and a letter of advice:
"Dear Mrs. Pinkham:—I have anf-
j fered for over two years with falling,
enlargement  and ulceration of  the
womb, and this
ipring, being in
such a  weakened condition,
caused me   to
flow for nearly
six months.
v*»        Some time
/o\   ago, urged
jJ    \ by friends.
j          11 wrote to
you for advice.
After using '   / XV  tlie  treatment
which   you      If          advised  for  a
short time, that terrible flow stopped.
I am now gaining strength and flesh
and have better health than I have had
for the past ten years." * -
TRIAL OF H. C. ST. CLAIR.
Wheat    Qiiotntlonn,    Wool     Figures
and   tlie   Price*   ot   Produce.
Following are the local quotations.
Wholesale prices are given unless otherwise quoted:
Wheat   at    the    warehouse—Country
points: Club, bulk 53Ac, sacked .50c; bluc-
steiu, bulk jJflAe, sacked 50c. At Spokane:
Clubj bulk  55Jc, sucked  -58c;  bluestem, I
bulk 58$c, sucked 01c. |
Flour—Per barrel, $4.00.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $11 per ton;
shorts, $12;   bran, $10;     rolled    barley,!
$20 per ton;  oats, $10 per ton; chicken
feed, $2i» pel" Ion.
Produce ('mimery butter, 50 and 00
lb. tubs. 2Se per lb; 6, 10 and 20-lb tubs,
20e pei' lb; prints, 20c per lb; eastern butter, 24f'(27e per lb; country butter, in
rolls, 16@18cj cheese, twin, full cream,
13@14cj cheese, skim milk, 0@10e; eastern eggs, $0.40@0.50; ranch eggs, $0.75@
7; honey, while comb, 14@10c per lb.
Vegetables—Turnips, 75c per cwt;'
beets, 75 per cwt; onions, $1.10@1.25 per
cwt; beans, l:]@2c per lb; potatoes, 25@
.10c per cwt; lettuce, 15c per lb; Merced
sweet potatoes, $2.50 per cwt; onions,
75c@$l per ewt; beans, 2@lc per lb; potatoes, 25@30e per cwt; tomatoes, 40c
per lb.
Fruit.—California lemons, $3.50@4 per
box; oranges, navel, $4.75 per box; budded Beedlings, $4.00; Lousiana oranges,
$5; cooking apples, 75@85c per box; eating apples, 90c@$l; pears, 90c@$l; black
grapes, $1.25@1.50 per crate; Concords,
30e per basket; California, $1.50; cranberries, $0.25@9.50 per barrel; bananas,
$2(a2.G0; quinces, $1.50 per box.
Poultry—Old chickens, live weight, 8(ff
9e lb; dressed, 12c per lb; spring chickens, $3(^3.50 per doz; spring turkeys,
9K«jl0c per lb; dressed, ll(tfl2c per lb;
ducks, $3.50(^4 live; dressed, 10c per lb;
geese, 9@10e live; dressed, ll@12c per lb.
Meats—Beef eows, live, $2.25@2.50 per
cwt; dressed, $4.50^.5; steers, live, $2.75
Oi 3; dressed, $5.25@5.50; hogs, live,
$3.50; dressed, $0; mutton, live weight,
3@3*jc; dressed, 7c; dressed lambs, 10c;
dressed veal, $C@7.
Portland, Nov. 13.—\YTheat—Weak and
lower; Walla Walla, 73@74c; bluestem.
75c; valley, 70c per bushel.
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 13.—Wheat—
Dull and prices unchanged.
San Francisco, Nov. 13.—Wheat—Shipping is quotable at $1.41*1 JOT cental for
No. 1 and $1,424 for choice; milling
wheat, $1.45@l.46J.
New York, Nov. 13.—Bar silver, 57J.
London, Nov. 13.—Silver, 20gd.
A rifle boll moves 1000 miles per hour.
The Defendant rial him the Outfit and
Money  Were  III* Property.
Poise, Idaho, Nov. 10.—The trial of H.
i C. St, Clair, for the murder of John Beck-
: er, begun at Idaho City yesterday, the day
j being spent in securing a jury. The only
j feature of interest was the presentation
! of a long affidavit by the defense for a
i continuance. It sets forth that the de-
j fendaiit could prove by various parties
j now in British Columbia that the team
j belonged to him, as well as the camp out-
i fit and the money which he is accused of
; stealing from his victim.
It  Wim  111m   105th   nirthday.
St. Louis, Nov. 10.—The oldest Hebrew
in the United States celebrated his birthday yesterday. His name is Lazar Green-
gard, and at noon he rounded the 105th
year of his life. He received his friend**
and kindred, the latter including 0 children, 30 grand children, 58 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
Center Star Wins.
Nelson, B. C, Nov. 12.—Justice Walkem has rendered a decision in the case of
the. Center Star vs. the Iron Mask, from
Rossland, continuing the injunction
against the Iron Mask and releasing all
obligation against the Center Star.
MEDICAL
TREATMENT
01 Ulii
To Any Reliable Man.
Marvelous nppHnnce and one month's remedies
of rnre pawerwlll bo sent on trial, without anu
advance puymrtit, by tho f.iremoflt company In the
world In tlm treatment ot men went, broken, dts-
conraROd from effects of exceanei-, worry, oypr-
work, 4c Unnpy nmrrtnge secured, complete fen-
toratiijn or development of nil robust condition*.
The time of this offer la limited. No r. O. I>
gOQemjl nni deception; no exnoBiire.   Address
ERIE MEDICAL CO. «1»
NURSERY
STOCK
APPLES
PEAKS
PEACHES
PLUMS
PailNES&C.
Send us names  foi
Free Catalogue.
Buell Lamberson,
Portland, Oregon,
HITS CUE TABLETS
For Constipation, Biliousness, Torpid Liver,
Kidneys, it is the host pill made. <..*■*■ ly
Oiin or two required to act; and regulates the
bowels.  Send 25o. and wo will mail you same
....FRANK NAU....
Portland Hotel Pharmacy. Sixth and Morrison Sis.,
rilKTLAMI, (IIIKUU.N.
f
Dentists....
Get your supplies of us at cut rates.
Large stock and low prices.
Uoods guaranteed.
Waadard-Clarke i Co,, Denial Depot, Porlliinii,
AN OPEN LETTER
To MOTHERS.
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE
EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD "CASTORIA" AND
" PITCHER'S   CASTORIA,"   AS  OUR TRADE MARK.
/, DR. fiAMUEL PITCHER, of Eyannis, Massachusetts,
was tlm originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same
that has borne and does now s-rf _//?*>. ^ on everV
bear the facsimile signature of (JtaX*/%7£ll<iJUU wrapper.
This is the original "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," whieh has been
used in the liomes of the mothers of America for over thirty
years. LOOK CAREFULl Y at the wrapper and see tliat it is
the kind you liave always bought st? //f". v»"*" on tfte
and has the signature of'(&&%/■&&&!£ wrapper. Jifo one has authority from me to use my name except
The Centaur Company of which Chas. E. Fletcher is
President. *
March 8, 1897. -2a&~<~Z ^WU—*%,./),
Do Not Be Deceived.
Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting a cheap substitute
which some druggist may offer you (because he makes a few more pennies
on it), the ingredients of which even he does not know.
"The Kind You Have Always Bought"
BEARS THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF
Insist on Having
The Kind That Never Failed You.
»H. esNTSim c-mMav, »t muihs.t ITDtrr, luw voim cits.
w    PISO'S  CURE   FOR
I       UHIItS WHfcUE ALL ELSE FAILS,        „
Bent Couuli Byrup.  Taatea Good. DM I
In time.   Bold by druggists.
'" ( CONSUMPTICpN
KLONDIKE
WANTKO-M-ui mil Women tu
know Ibe cfaMmt, MMl-nt*-*--!
bent route to KLOKIMKK. How
to go utid make exptn>M on
Ibewaj. OlrniiUr free for »t»ui|i.
A Bents wanted for ■teouier Hue.
G. W. MoCOY,
I01M H''»' »t. I'urtUiiil, Or.
"  Ho, 47,  »07

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