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GRAND
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INER.
THIRD YEAlt.   NO. 124
GltANU FOUKS, IJ. C, SATURDAY, BBPTBMBEK 24, 1898.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Wili FROM AGUINALDO
RBBEL   CHIEF  WANTS PEACE.
IN MEMORY OF DEAD EMPRESS.
Tin-   Oounteat   Sat*,, (--it, y   Ih   (lie   I'lrn*
One to Receive it..- t'rnii.l Cruaa
lir Dental HI the store of Frlcllon
1„ the Filipino*—The President li*
Pleased,   Imt   Setilla   Mure   Troop*
to   Manila.
New York, Sept 1!).—The following
dispatch bus been received at the Associated Press Olliee:
Manila, Sept. 19.—The Filipino government desires to inform the American
government nnd people that the many
rumors circulated regamlng the strained
relations between the Filipino mid American forces are bnse, malicious slanders oi
nn enemy of both parties; are without
truth and are circulated for tlie purpose
of prejudicing the appeal of tlie Filipinos
for release in.ii-a.ili.- oppression and cruelty of Spain.
Tlie relations of our people and yours
have been and will continue of tlie most
friendly nature, and we have withdrawn
oui* forces from tlie suburbs of Manila as
additional evidence of our. confidence in
the grant American republic.
AGUINALDO.
Will Take No Chances.
Washington, Sept. II).—The Associated
Press dispatch conveying Aguinaldo's
niesstige to tlie American people was regarded Willi much interest ut the White
house.
The president read the statement with
evident appreciation of its Importance,
but did not volunteer nny information as
to the attitude of the government.
Officials near him speak of the message
ns "a very Important document." While
, the officials do net care to discuss the
matter for publication, it was evident the
main source of tlieir satisfaction was tlie
internal evidence contained in tlie document that Aguinaldo had profited by tlie
warnings of the American commanders
and gracefully receded from the arrogant
attitude assumed by him just before .Merritt left Manila for 1'aiis.
[ri connection with tlie sending of fresh
troops to the Philippines, mention may be
made of the fact that the battleships
Iowa and Oregon are lo go to Manila as
quickly us possible, and mechanics ure
working night and day to get thcni ready
for the long voyage. Vessels of this kind
are needed to keep the Philippine insurgents in order and their assembling at
Manila in conjunction with the dispatch
of heavy reinforcements of troops for the
American land forces can not but be regarded ns significant.
In well informed circles here it is seen
the real purpose of thc president in making these pi-t'iaialiuiirt is t-j insure the
■peucc commissioners against any interference in the work of disposing of the
future of the Philippines aeeording tt
their best judgment. Not having disclosed his plans « respect to the islands
outside of Luzon, the seat of the capital
of the group, the president reserves for
thc American peace commissioners the
right lo dispose of the remainder of the
islands as they may deem best.
German)*-. Hnil Moves.
A long line of curious Incidents lo
whicli one of tlie great European powers
has been n party has beyond question
done much lo cause a feeling of uneasiness on the part of thc administration as
tending lo show a purpose to interfere in
our free nction in tlie Philippines, und
these have only been slightly diminished
by un apparently frank disclaimer of any
ulterior purpose, because tlie incidents
continue to occur quietly and in a manner calculated to nvoid attracting attention. Such for instance is the gathering
of naval vessels to the south of the Philippines, the only explanation of whicli is
a purpose of acquiring cither by seizure
or by some secret compact with the Spanish government, thc important island of
Palawan.
It i.s gathered that it is the purpose of
tlie president to prevent the alienation by
Spain of any of tlie Philippine group, and
tliese preparations, naval as well as military, are but a step toward the execution
of this purpose. With thc addition to tlie
licet of the two battleships, wc will have
a force only second to that of Great Britain in eastern waters, while on shore Otis
will have a more numerous army than
any Kuropean power save Russia.
A   Stiirtlliin  Theory.
London, Sept. 10.—David Christie
Murray publishes in a morning paper a
story regarding the Dreyfus all'air. The
buthrir vouches for the truth of the story
hut declares he can not disclose the source
from whieh he obtained his information.
Tlie article states in part that Dreyfus
was engaged us a spy in the employ of
a secret department of thc French army
against thoso Buspccted of trafficking
with Germany and other powers. His
zeal, so the story goes, led him to become
the victim of revenge on the part of
(.i.li.nel . Henry, Count Ksterhazy and
Col.,nel Paly du Chun, who themselves
wero concerned iu lhe treasonable practices.
Vienna, Sept. 10.—A rescript of the
emperor to the Count Von Tluinn lloheii-
slein, president of tlie Austrian council
of ministers, was published yesterday, expressing in eloquent and pathetic lan-
gunge the emperor's thnnks for the expressions of national sympathy with him
in his great bereavement. In Hie course
of the rescript, his majesty laments that
an enemy to all soeiul soeiety in blind
and purposeless hate, struck a heart
which knew not hate and beat only for
good.
"Among tlie unmeasured grief by
which 1 nnd my house are stricken and
in tlie presence Of the unheard-of deed
which hus sent a shudder through the
whole civilized world, tlie voice of my
beloved people lirst brings balm to my
heart in affecting unison wilh the resound of universal lamentation for our
immeasurable loss, like a faithful echo
of all that moves my own soul. From
my deeply sorrowing heart, i thank ull
for this now pledge of devoted sympathy. If thc festive peals whieh should
huve greeted this year should remain
dumb, there yet remains to me the memory of innumerable proofs of loyalty and
deep sympathy, the most precious gift
which could have becn bestowed upon
me.
"Our common grief weaves a new and
intimate bond between the throne and
the fatherland."
A New Order Ia Founded.
Another imperial rescript founds a new
order, and medals of St. Elizabeth, in
memory of the deceased, will beconferred
upon wjomen and girls meriting distinction iu the various avocations of life or
in special religious, humanitarian and
philanthropic work.
Tlie emperor is invested with the sole
right of conferring the order, which
comprises three degrees, with a grand
eross for the Urst and second classes,
bearing an enameled picture of SI. Elizabeth of Tliuringia.
The Urst recipient of the order wus
Countess Szcarpuy, who lias received an
autograph letter from the emperor conferring upon her the grnnd cross of the
order in recognition of her devoted services to the dead empress in her Inst moments.
II    I
MORE TROOPS FOR CUBA.
A'lnilnlntrn'lon Decides to Mix Reg-
ulnra   With  Volunteers.
Ilm.n.l  His  Store (o Convince Him.
MgConnellsville, Ohio, Sept 19.—A terrible Ure broke out in the business part
of this city this morning in tlie ware-
rooms owned by C. L. Barker. The warehouse was destroyed and much property
damaged, but by great efforts the court
house and adjoining buildings were saved.
As McConnellsville votes on waterworks today and Barker wns a leader of
the opposition Hie lire has caused quite
a sensation. Some claim that incendaries
are to blame.
Ten Six-Inch Cans Saved.
Washington, Sept. 10.—Captain
Crownlnshleld, who was acting as secretary of the navy, received a cablegram
from Commodore Watson at Guantanamo staling that the wreckers have recovered 10 six-inch guns from the Spanish llagship Maria Teresa and placed
thein on thc collier Leonidas. The commodore says that it is expected the Span
ish ship will ho floated.
Chicago, Sept. 10.— A special from
Washington says:
Tlie war department is now engaged in
milking plans for the occupation of Cuba
by United States forces. The preliminary
steps to this effect have already been
taken, and tlie plan of the campaign will
lie rapidly worked out. It has already
been decided to have a full army corps in
Cuba. The corps will be composed of
bolli regular and volunteer troops. It
was at Urst thought that the army of
occupation would be conqiosed entirely of
volunteers, but tlie war department considers it advisable lo have a few regiments of regulars included. This will give
Hie volunteer forces the benefit of the
regulars' experience, and in a very short
time they will become seasoned and experienced troops.
Just what troops will take part in the
occupation of Cuha has not yet been decided, but the splendid condition and situation for such an expedition of General
Lee's command, the Seventh army corps,
at Jacksonville, makes it seem probable
that a grent portion of tho volunteer
troops will be taken from tliat corps. If
this is done three Illinois regiments who
arc in Lee's command will be sent to
Cuba —the Second, Fourth and Ninth.
The army of occupation will be distributed over a greater portion of the island.
Garrisons will be established in most of
Hie larger towns, and will be maintained
until a definite Cuban policy is determined upon.
Tlie commissary and quartermaster's
departments are now perfecting plans for
the sending of supplies to Hie troops.
Enough ships nre not now on hand to accomplish this, but by Hie time that the
army of occupation is ready to move both
of thc supply departments of the army
will be abundantly equipped with transports to take food and clothing to Cuba.
Before linul plans for the occupation of
Cuba arc agreed upon, the war department will wait for thc report of the Cuban military commission.
Trying   to  Trick  Hunkers.
New York, Sept. 10.—A dispatch to the
Herald from Valparaiso says:
Argentina's circular note instructing her
representatives abroad to .deny thc rumors in connection with her differences
with Chile, und to state thut she is not
hostile to the general plan of arbitration
proposed by Chile, has not caused a cessation of thc preparations of Chile to
meet any emergency. Thc note is regarded as a trick designed to allure the bankers to place a new loan in Europe for
war purposes. As evidence of this, it is
pointed out that Argentina is pushing
her war preparations harder than ever, in
spite of such peaceful declarations.
ClulinpnKne Is to Ile Used.
Springfield, 111., Sept. 10.—Governor
Tanner has decided the battleship Illinois sliall bo christened witli champagne,
and Saturday in a letter to the committee of the W. C. T. U., who protested
against, christening the battleship with
wine, notified thorn of his decision.
Corel's Kins; Is Snfe.
Seoul, Coren, Sept. 10.—The emperor
is recovering from Hie attempt to poison
him, but the crown prince is still"ill. An
inferior cook at the palace has confessed
Hint he placed pojson in the coffee served
to the emperor arid the prince.
THE FRENCH ARMY SUSPECTED.
Km**vim yy I'rum Ik en tu Tell Sum**
Mure Lien, but Nu One WHI lle-
lleve  An-, iii in K  Ile Sny*.
New York, Sept. ID.—A dispatch from
Paris says:
Paris te quiet outwardly. There seems
to be a sense of relief because a revision
hai virtually been determined on. But
there te a great commotion among tlie
chiefs of tlie army. They undoubtedly
have the disposition, if not tlie courage,
to try to prevent a revision ut the eleventh
hour by a military coup d'etat.
M. Cavalgnac. who resigned lately as
minister of war and who has cast his lot
unreservedly with the army, is pointed to
as a possible dictator, but public sentiment will be u most effective bar against
sueh designs. It has veered around completely in favor of revision and justice,
which everywhere is recognized now except by a couplo of anti-Dreyfus organs.
Ksterhazy's promised confession is
awaited with the keenest curiosity,
though no one will believe a word he says
unless lie is supported by independent
testimony.
Jules Terries, a leading member of the
French bar, comments upon the present
legal status of the Dreyfus.ease as follows:
"Judicially, thc ministerial decision to refer thc case to an examining committee of
three decides nothing iu the light of recent events. Tlie committee's findings
will determine whether there shall be a
revision or not. 'l'he decision is only Important particularly in that it reveals and
approves the sentiment of the country in
favor of a revision."
A MURDER AT PENDLETON.
YELLOW FEVER IN THE SOUTH.
More than 50,000 Frenchmen belong to
the Legion of Honor. Thirty-two thousand of these are connected with the
army.   Tho rest are civilians.
Au  OHIehtl   l.].Uoo*.*  uf  the Sltimtlun
l,nst   Siilurtinj.
Louisville, Sept. It).-Following is an
epitome of the yellow fever situation in
the south as it existed Saturday:
President Soucliin of the Louisiana
board of health reported a genuine case
of yellow fever in the city of New Or-
teaiis. Tho case is that of Mallory
Kennedy, son of Dr. T. S. Kennedy. The
patient is on tho road to recovery.
The board of health nas proclaimed a
quarantine against New Orleans. Freight
and passenger traffic will be carried on
under the regulations of tlie Atlantic
convention.
The state of Mississippi has also quur-
aniined  against  Xew  Orleans.
Inspector .uarrietson telegraphed the
Jackson health authorities as follows
from that city: "Many cases of yellow
fever here. Believe it will be oflieially
announced today or tonight."
The situation at Jackson is quiet. No
new eases were reported. About half
tue population remains in the city. Two
hew cases were reported at orwood and
ono at Taylor's. They are all doing well
ut both places, ihe health authorities
have declared an unconditional quarantine against New Orleans and issued orders to all Texas quarantine stations to
allow no passenger or freight trains to
enter tho state from New Orleans until
further orders.
Heiuiy to Leave.
San Juan de Puerto Kieo, Sept. 10.—
The final preparations for the embarkation of the Spanish troops are reported
to be complete, although the Americun
commissioners have not beon otlicially advised to that effect.
Two 3hips of the Campania Trans-At*
lantica are expected to arrive here on the
20th inst. Five vessels will be required
to transport all- the baggage and field
artillery and equipment. Hie Puerto
Mean troops ore to be landed neur Cadiz.
The United States commissioners have
agreed that such troops as desire to remain here may do so, and especially all
the volunteers and some of the regulars
whose families and interests are here will
remain. If the necessary ships were here
tlie island could be evacuated and formally in our possession within three days.
The American commissioners are highly gratified witli tlie spirit shown by the
Spaniards. Thc unexpected has happen*
ed. Where it was expected that opposition and delay would be encountered, in
good faith the Spanish commissioners
have met the Americans and arranged
with them tho terms of evacuation. Our
commissioners expect to see the American
tlag hoisted and the Spanish flag hauled
down forever within three weeks.
Mnu   Killed,   AVuniuu   l'ruliuhly    Vu-
tuiij Wounded*
Pendleton, Ore., Sept. 17,—C. C. Cunningham of Milton, this county, this evening shot and killed 0. Young and seriously wounded Mrs. Julius J. Worcester
ut the O. it. & N. depot. Cunningham,
with a cocked revolver, chased .Miss Ef*
fie Worcester for a block, firing three
shots at her, but the young woman ran
into a saloon and eluded the murderer.
Jle ran through the saloon inlo the
Qreat Eastern hotel, here he snapped his
revolver twice ut Mrs. Johnson, the pro
prietor's wife.
Young is an employe uf the 0. It. &. N.
He was talking witli Mrs. Worcester and
her daughter Kllie at the depot when
Cunningham, crazed by drink, s ew out
liis revolver and commenced firing ut the
group. Young was shot through the
heart and died almost instantly. Cunningham then turned on Mrs, Worcester
and shot hei in the small of tlie buck,
indicting a dangerous wound. Miss
Worcester started to run up Main street,
when Cunningham llred three snots at
her, none of which struck her. With
thc empty pistol he kept ou snapping
t..e trigger repeatedly until tbey came
to the Lust Chance saloon, a block
away. A man standing in the saloon
door called to hcr to come inside, which
she did, darting under a billiard table
for refuge from her bloodthirsty pursuer.
Councilman Mitchell, George Reading
and several others came up and Reading
grappled the murderer. Both fell to the
ground, Heading holding Cunningham's
pistol hand as they struggled. Officer
Speer ran up and hy mistake struck
Heading on the head wuh a heavy cane.
Cunningham was finally landed ih thc
county jail. He could not say bow he
came lo do it. lie seemed dazed and
not entirely accountable. lie bus been
often in court hero charged with Belling
liquor without a license at Milton. Citizens are much enraged at his dastardly
deed und threaten to lynch him. The
ollicers ure nervous over these threats.
The physicians doubt the recovery ot
Mrs. Worcester, whose condition is serious. Sho is the wife of a well known
mining man.
EGYPT, CRETE AND DREYFUS.
All  Three  (litetttlonw   Hnve   Henchetl
uu Acute S(u*n'*,v
SliiiTler   Will   Come   Went   Aifltlii.
Wushington, Sept. 19.—Major General**
Bates and Summer, who were prominent
in the Santiago campaign, reported at the
war department today. They are expecting a new assignment under the plan
winch is contemplated for tiie distribution
of troops.
It is almost settled that Shafter will
return to San Francisco and resume command of the department of California.
Such is his desire. Most of the officers
desire to remain in thc service, and influence is already being brought to bear to
keep them on the rolls of thc war department.
London, Sept. 10.—Three or four black
thunder clouds are overhanging the political horizon of Kurope. The Dreyfus,
Cretan and Egyptian questions have become more acute und it is difficult ut
present to ioreca c outcome in eith
er case. An indication of the activity in
the official world is found in the fact
thut thc Marquis of Salisbury, who went
for a quiet holiday to take the waters
of CentervJllc, has had a Special telegraph olliee established at his hotel this
week in order to deal with the muss of
official telegrams pouring in und out. It
is expected that the liritish premier hus
ordered that the most stringent measures be taken at Candia, where British
troops were recently fired upou by inns*
sulumns, the execution of which only
awaits the ai rival of sufficient reinforcements of hcr majesty's soldiers, who
now number 2000 there, while another
battalion is on its way to Candia from
Egypt. The most recent advices tend
to show that the powers are disposed to
give Qreat Britain a free hand to obtain
reparation foi the massacre of Christians
and thc insult to liritish arms. Admiral Nod, thc liritish naval commander
of Cretan waters, hus arranged with the
other admirals for the immediate withdrawal of the military contingents. The
liritish squadron now before Candia is
powerful enough to raze that place in a
few hours. The Turkish authorities at
Candia ure playing their old game of
(surrendering a number of nobodies as the
ringleaders of the nuissacrers, while a
number of beys, who nre known to be the
real instigators of the trouble, are still
at liberty and are likely to remain so until considerable further pressure is
brought to bear upon tlie Turks.
Plenty   uf    Beer.
Cleveland, Sept. 10..-^ Some 250 men
whose business it is to see that the 1,003,*
201,740 gallons of beer whieh this country
uses each yeur to refresh the inner man is
of the proper quality and contains the
right ingredients are attending the annuul convention of the lirewmasters' National Association, which begun here to-
duy. Among the cities largely represented are Cincinnati, Chicago, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, St. Louis, Milwaukee and
Columbus. The convention will be in session several days, during which time
many questions relating to improved
methods In the manufacture of beer will
be discussed in a technical manner.
Uncle Sniu tu Act an  Hunker.
Washington, Sept. 19.—An order waa
Issued Saturday by First Assistant Postmaster General Heath whieh authorizes
postmasters to issiuT'inoney orders payable at their own ovtoes. This practice
has not heretofore blert followed anu tho
new departure is for the accommodation
of people who, not having an account
with a bank, desire to follow this economical and absolutely safe method in
payment of bills, etc.
Tho Russian soldiers invariably wash
and dress with extra care before a battle, as they believe physical cleanliness
to play an important part in helping
them to enter heaven.   \
So   Spun lull   ul   SnntlllKO.
Washington, Sept. 19.—General Law-
ton reports to the war department tonight that all but eight of the Spanish
prisoners have been shipped from Su%li*
ago to Spain. Following is tbe text of
General Luwton's dispatch:
Santiago de Cuba, Sept. 18 {via Haiti),
12:23 p. in.—Adjutant General, Wushington: All Spanish prisoners have been
shipped, except one at Bareoa and seven
nt Guatanamo—sick, yellow fever.
LAWTOft, Major General.
MuM  OlNiirm tlie  Itlutern.
Candia, Crete, Sept. 10.—Admiral
Noel, the liritish,naval commander here,
last evening handed Ed hem Pasha, the
Turkish governor, a demand for thc
disarmament of thc mussuhnan population. Eunem Pasha is awaiting Instructions from the Turkish government on
the subject.
Cutter'*   FruttleHM   (.'mine.
Seattle, Sept. 10.—The revenue cutter
Grant, which went up into Aloskan waters in a fruitless March for n Spanish
privateer, arrived here from Silku tonight.
NEWS    OF  PRECIOUS   METALS.
I&nijtlre Gump Coining tn tiie Front—
An Important DeclMton un Surveying Claims—A itepuniie Dividend—Oeul ut llufl'nlo Hump—
IMueerM   on   llie   It enervation—Mln-
I llli    Null*M.
Empire camp, which lies four miles
west of Curlew creek and about 20 from
Hi-public is once more attracting attention. There wns a boom there 11 tittle
more than a yeur ago. but it subsided,
und since then ever} thing hus been moving slowly. The ores ure u combination
of gold, silver nnd copper and the ledges
are strong. Their values arc such us
would seem to offer more thun au ordinary  Inducement to investors.    A gen*
' tleman who te thoroughly posted on min-
1 0.1
ing was in thc camp a  few  days since,
und says:
"There is no doubt about  the future
1 of Empire's mines. The ledges are there
plenty of them, und tbc ores carry ex*
j coptionol values. Like all other camps,
the owners of prospects either ure afraid
of their muscles or their money, '.t hey
are loo sparing of each either for tlieir
own good or that of the country. If tho
owners would display half the activity in
developing some of Iheir ledges that they
did in making and setting stake*), there
would undoubtedly have becn more than
one mine in camp ere this. What the
camp most needs at this time is the infusion of new blood. This must come before there will be greut material progress
in the shape of development. There arc
a few holders who while probably not burdened by wealth have sonic energy, and
spare muscle, and are now using it to
some purpose.
"There are some excellent showing-; iu
tho eump. Among those thai ore mere
thun ordinarily promising und upon which
work is now in progress or soon •vlll be
is the Crown Point. It has a 20-foot
shaft and about live i'eet of solid quurtz.
It is said that the ore averages some
thing over $20 per ton.
PIUOOrN   un   lhe   HerterviilluN.
Placer   gold   in   paying   quantity   hns
been discovered on the nortli half of tlie
reservation, and the coming spring will
probably see a lively camp on  Uoulder
creek,    lt. H. Rodman hns bein In  Republic for n few days looking after business mutters.    He is lhe locator und discoverer of the placer diggings.    He said:
"f  was  eonvincid  tbat   placer   iiin-'-
dould be found on the reservation, and as
I  believe  sueh  properties  offer quicker
returns than quartz propositions i started on a vigorous search.   I went to Uoulder creek, which  is ubout  10 miles west
of Meyers creek.   The indication? pointed
unmistakably to the existence of gold in
the stream and on tlie low bars.    1 Kink
j a  few holes und found grave!.    1 found
gold in all of them, occasionally getting
coarse   pieces  ranging   from   5   cents   to
10 cents in value.   Colors were plentiful.
"After prospecting over a large area of
ground   1   became satisfied   that   whon
operated with a sluice it would puy about
$5 per dny to each man working.    Al  .1
conservative estimate the ground will pay
. JO cents per cubic yard from top to hot*
I torn.    The gravel contains ii'\v  boulders
I of any great size.    It is loose enough to
ground sluice advantageously.
"1 am putting in a bedrock Hume and
have reached a depth of nine feet, but
am not on bedrock. So far 1 lmve ground
I sluiced only, but as soon as I get the up*
I per end of the flume to bedrock I shall
I put in a hydraulic plant.   The grotlr-d is
, topographically well adapted to that style
I of mining.    'The creek has considerable
full,    affording   excellent     facilities     for
(lumping, with no possibility of hindrance
.from  tailings.      Ly  constructing .1   few
hundreds yards of ditch or laying pipe, a
■; full of 200 feet can bc obtained, which
will be ample to move the gravel rapidly.
Nu I'. S. Surveynr \eeileil.
A decision of the secretary of the interior 1ms been received nt the hind olliee
on motion for review of tlie commissioner's decision of April 10, IS08, in the cuse
of W. 1). McFadden ct al. vs. the Mountain  View Mining &.  Milling   Company.
1 The plaintiffs filed un  adverse claim  in
1 thc local land oflice, which was rejected
for reasons (1) that it wns not evidenced
in manner prescribed by the rules of the
dopartmentj   (2)  pint of ndverse claim
was not made by a deputy United Stales
mineral surveyor;  (fl) no showing us to
I value  and  ownership  of  labor  and   Im*
I proveinents upon the claims us required
by the rules of the department.    These
objections were sustained   by  the  com
missioncr of the general land oflice.   The
secretary  of  lhe  interior   now  overrules
the decision and holds thut the adverse us
presented at thc local land oflice hy Mc-
1 Fadden was sufficient and that it wus not
necessury for u deputy tinted States mineral surveyor to make survey and  plat
which wus filed with tho adverse.
I     The  secretary   follows  thc decision  iu
I the case .of Anchor et ul. vs. Howe ct ul.,
60th Federal Reporter, 360.
I    The secretary further holds thai  rules
made by the commissioner of the general
, land office can not bc binding when said
rules exceed the scope of the law, therefore   the   rule   requiring thnt   a deputy
United   Stales   mineral   surveyor    shall
' make plat nnd   survey   for  an   adverse
j claim is not binding and does not  have
thc force nnd effect of law.
First   llutTnlo   Hump  Deal.
A Spokane man took the first bond on
one of the promising chums in the Buffalo Hump district of Idaho, where lhe
recent exciting stampede took place. Thc
claim is the Hobson's Choice, and H. M.
Glidden gets lhe properly for $33,338. The
deal was consummated in Florence last
1 week. J. C. Moore, L. R. Yates and Billy
Palmer were the vendors.
The Hobson's Choice is one of the lirst
locations in the camp nnd lies about a
mile and a half southeast of thc Uig Buffalo,    The  ledge is huge  und  crops for
! nearly 1000 feet, M is a contact vein between granite and schist. It is reported
in Florence that an average sample of
eight  feet  of the ledge gave gold  values
I of $174.:!."). It is said that Mr. Glidden
will nt onee put a force of men to work
on   the   property.
News comes from Florence thnt other
milling capitalists are investigating tiie
prospects on Buffalo Hump, and thai
several deals arc in prospect.
The I run Crown of Kewiiome,
Dr. A. J. Lauterman of the Iron < rown
mine at  Newsome, Idaho,  is one of the
principal owners of the Vindicator mine
at Cripple Creek, Colorado, which yields
j$30,000 monthly and he suid he regarded
I the Iron Crown us the best mine iu whicli
lie is interested. Two Riueuid mills have
been installed upon it und arc crushing
twenty tons of ure per day. ih: Lauler*
man says thut he was informed by the
manager, W. II. Woll, that lhe output
would be $1000 per day as long as ore
like thut now being crushed can be supplied. The supply seems to be beyond
estimate from present developments,
i.tirue Mlueral Patent,
Jacob Goetz appeared last week und
tiled at the hind olliee final proof for probably the largest contiguous body of mineral land ever patented in the state of
Washington. The property is the Lame
Foot group, sometimes called the Frankfurt, comprising 11 claims as follows:
Lame Foot, Iron .Mountain, Uolyokc,
Miners' Delight, Lake shore, Curlew, Enterprise, W. J. Bryan, Sunset, Portland
und Lucky Boy. The claims arc on the
west side of Curlew lake on the reservation. They include lol acres und the
cash paid for lhe bind alone was $755.
The cost of the surveyor general's plats
alone wus $300,
Tin* property is a low grade proposition.
On the Lame Foot a solid body of ore
100 feet wide has been opened up. Over
$10,000 bus been expended in development. A compressor plant is on the property. Transportation is necessary before
the mine ean become profitable.
striken lu  Montana,
C. H. Keiiiicy from Snltese, Montana,
reports two good sirikes on the property
of ihe Eclipse Mining and Milling Coin-
puny, between Saltese und Borax. The
most iinportunt is on the Kcursarge.
where in the bottom of n 40-foot shaft
they have three feet of ore which runs
25 per cent lead ami 140 ounces in silver.
They have ubout four carloads of it out
ready for shipment und will send it to thc
smelter in a few days. The other is on
tin' Shakespeare, where they have already
""crosscut through five nnd one half feel
of fire and are not yet through it. It te
lower grade than the Kearsaige and entirely different ore. running only 20 to
25 ounces iu silver, #3 to $.*> in gold, 1
little copper and no lead. The two ledger
are running nearly at right angles with
emh other, crossing in thc ground owned
by 1 he Eclipse t oinpany.
Firm Dividend Paid.
The Republic Mining Company declared
its lirst dividend yesterday. Thc amount
is $30,000, or three cents per share, and ii
will he paid October in, transfer books
closing October 1. The dividend has been
anticipated for some time, ns it was
known tbat (he mine hnd shipped enough
ore to puy all indebtedness nnd to leave
u handsome surplus 111 the treasury.
It is the In toil Hon of the company to
pay a dividend regularly ench month uml
the amount is not expert ted to fall below
three cents per share, lt is more probable thut it will be considerably above
lhat sum in tbe near future. It is the
intention to set the figure nt a sum which
the management feels confident can be
kept up regularly.
lu the Chelun  District.
Tn a letter received from William H.
Burns of Chelun Kails, Wash., he tells if
a strike recently made in that vicinity
ns follows: Four miles from Chelun Falls,
and directly above the fulls, a large body
of free milling quartz has been discovered.
It has been developed by a trench 270
feet long which has cut 21 feet of honeycombed quartz. Sixteen assays have
been made, the highest guve $10.01 in
gold and 11 ounces silver, and the lowest
was 20 cents iu gold and S ounces silver.
The average of the 10 tests made was
^0,il7 gold and $17 silver. There are good
roads to the properties and the steamer
lands 17(H) feet below them, ns tlie crow
flies.
THEY ARE ORDERED TO MANILA
nn
ia I men tn    Iu    Jle    Nil I ii|ieil    A re
From    lown,   KniiNtiM,   TenneNnee,
WiihIiIiik ton   mnl   OfeKon—Xo   Heii-
hoii  Given—AVID  Reduce  the  Vote
I It Im  I nil.
Washington, Sept, 10. Five regiments
now ui San Fran-isco huve been ordered
to Manila. Arrangements for transportation will be made al once. 'Ihe regiments
ordered to Manila arc thc Fifty-first Iowa,
Twentieth Kansas, First Tennessee, First
Washington uml a detachment of the
Second Oregon. It is slated at the war
department thut no exigency hud arisen
which made it ueccssnry to Bond the
troops now at San Francisco to Manila,
but tin? order issued today was iu accordance with the general plan of the department regarding a garrison for the Philippines. That plan included 20,000 men
for tin- Philippines, 12,500 for Puerto
Rico and 00,000 for Cuba. The troops to
be sent to -Manila under today's order
will fill the complement for that station.
Sudden Cluuiitrt* ut Pollc>*.
San Francisco, Sept. 10. The news that
live regiments now encamped ut this cily
have been ordered to -Manila created quite
an excitement, civilians and soldiers alike
being affected. Conjectures us to the
sudden change of policy on the part of
the government were once more aroused.
Official intelligence had already been
given out. thut no more soldiers would go
to the Philippines. 'l'he only vessel available for transportation purposes not already otherwise engaged is the steamer
Centennial, und she bus been rejected by
th
111 <l lei eu  the  Miner**
1'aiia, 111., Sept. 10.—Thc grand jury
has Indicted JO miners, including the officers of the union, for participating in
the recent riots. Muny of thc miners
have been placed iu jail.
Among those indicted for Intimidating
other laborers were John Mitchell, na
tlonal vice president; John Itussell, stute
vice president, and    Thomas    Uaddow,
nicinber  of the stale  labor  bureau.
Sons nf  Veterans  OUlcers.
Omaha, Sep). 17.- The Sons of Veterans
iu their national encampment have elected
the following ollicers:
Commander in chief, Colonel Frank 1.
Sheppard of Chicago; senior vice commander, George E. Cox of Cincinnati;
junior commander, C. J. Qrecn of South
Dakota; quartermaster general, Fred
Boulton of Massachusetts.
(■et   (bU-imI   Anierlenn   Onsll,
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 10.—Word wns
received from Ottawa that checks bad
beeu issued to the individual beneficiaries; under the Bering sea awards. The
tolal amount is $JOO,188 damages anl
#172,002 interest.
BohOOl   Tax  Levy   I*   Fixed.
Olympia, Sept. 10.—Tbc state board ot
equalization will levy a stale school tax
of about $720,000, or $0 per capita for
120,000 children in thc stute according
to the Juno census.
Around Wnxahacbic, Tex., renewed
complaints conic from farmers about tho
devastation of cotton worms. From
present prospects the crop will be short.
overnmeni ou two occasions.
Ami   Vet   More TroonM.
Washington,  Sept.   10.--'Jim  w
de
ient has amended the orders relative
to the dispatch of reinforcements to the
Philippines so as to increase the number
\>\ litil privates and 3U officers. These
arc made up of four companies of the
Tweiity-third Infant ry und recruits for
ihe Tenth Pennsylvania, First Nebrusku
and First Colorado. These troops made
up the expedition under General King,
which recently left San Francisco on the
Arizona for the Philippines, but wus
stopped by the department's orders when
two days out and returned to tbe post.
\v \siun<;to\.
The normal school at Ellensburg opened with nbout 100 students in attendance.
"Blockhouse" Smith,  who gained    his
name  hy  building a   blockhouse on thu
upper ChehaJis river during the Indian
war of 1855-60, is -'ill living at  Monte
sum,
The schools of Fairhaven opened with
100 more pupils in attendance than last
year, and it is believed that the hiring
uf two more teachers will be necessary.
Oscar Bluhm of Blaine caught a por-
poise measuring six and u half feet in
his gill net the other day while drifting
iu the buy at South Bend. Mr, Bluhm
says that porpoises are plentiful in the
bay, but rarely get caught in a net.
The l'nited States civil service commission announces that on October S au
examination will be held at the postoffice
in Port Townsend for the grade of sten-
ographer*typewriter. There is a vacancy in the grade in the customs service at
Port Townsend, at a salary of $1200 [ier
annum.
This month tbe shops of the Spokano
Fulls i Northern railway, w hich have
been running in Spokane since the roud
was established, will be practically closed. The work heretofore done at those
shops will be done ut the shops of the
(.rent Northern ruilway, tho present
owners of the S. F, & N., ut Hill yard.
Frank Hcsket of Mondovi has just
harvested and threshed a line crop of
grain. His winter wheat yielded "him
over 40 bushels per acre, and liis volunteer wheat went 20 bushels to thc acre.
The quality of his grain is so good that
he is offered a premium of two cents over
tlie ruling market.
Threshing crews report thut the yield
of wheat hus been greater throughout
all of Klickitat county than was expected by farmers. Peter Anderson,
who has a farm cast of Golden dale, expected a machine measure of 1700 bushels of marketable wheat. When threshing was completed Mr. Anderson found
that he hud 2500 bushels of Al wheat.
Mr. Collins harvested 700 bushels nioru
than he expected,
All groin neur Sprugue in Lincoln
county is headed and thc threshers are
going full blast. Farmers are selling
only enough to pay harvesting espouses
and the balance is being stored. Tho
average yield i- about 20 bushels per
acre, while some is reported as high as
35. Bluestem appeals to take the lead
in huge yields. Winter wheat is falling considerably below the average.
The people of Island county lmve always hnd poor communication with the
outer world, and at last have decided to
have a steniiier built, owned and with
headquarters at Coiipevillc.
The Spokane fruit fair opens the 4th
of next month. The exhibits will be
very line, for it hns been a good year for
almost everything a fanner in this part
of thc country raises, especially for tho
fruit. From all parts of thc country
come reports of the finest crops and everywhere the fruit growers arc promising to send their best to the fair. Several counties which have not becn represented before extensively will be at the
fruit fair this year with very tine exhibits.
Wheat*
Portland. Or., Sept. 10.—Wheat—WaPft
Walla, *58@69ej valley and bluestem,
00®01c.
Tacoma, Sept. 10.—Wheat—Club, 58c;
bluestcm, Oie.
Metals.
Snn Francisco, Sept. 10.—Bur silver/
595c.
Mexican dollars, 40@401o.
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^"H=±'S^5HtlLOCAL NOTES.: QQINg BETTER
Vetted $uiiva foroueyear-ou coeelpt oi two ■ t£455^-t-^.S8Nft.5£^s*&?S*S^'B&! *
dollar*,    ri: i - it i -.■■*.■ ■■ (ive real*.
.CONTRACT ADVF.UT13EME.Vfri inst-iit-d nt the
r»u of il per column inch {ier mouth.
T&AX-siKXT AltYliUTISKMEVTS inserted Rt
the rai«-01 U cents par uuujiarcil Une first
Insertion. A-U-eHttnncni-g nimilnf- for a
sliorb-.- jieriu'J Hutu thrue uiuiith* tUCciaued
■t-tLiy-ricit-L,
C-Oi^S^PONDEWF. fr.Mii cvwy part of the
Yale DinJri-rt ami coramunlc-iliouR \ij<oii lire
tupiea tlWOJI MCOptable. Send in your
news while lt is fresh, ond m will do the
business trip  to]
J. W, Jones maue
Spokane this week.
For :hoes ro to P. 15. Nelson's at Neb
sun.   His prices are right.
Don't overlook thc prand opening at
Graham's place next Tuesday evening
John Keough of Colville, and one ct
thc few lucky ones who struck it rich in
this country, was in town yesterday,
Fied. Wcllaston,  P.   L.  S., returned
;The City Council Takes the
Miner's Tip.
**■** ,    last evening irora Christina lake  where
JOB I'UlXTIXt. turn-cU-ml lu BrstwUss style, , 	
ni Um sboftes-t notice.
A-ldrcss F. n. Mct'AUTFR & PONS
tiit-iNii Fowta. b.
J*. n.HW'AP.Tr.s.SR	
.Eiwiiii^-ifi IfAuttfter.
Al. EiUI.   MltTAMR*	
 Editor.
PtAJiKH   Mi-Cir.TKR, ,1a.
  (Secretary.
Carson Lodge I. O. O. F. No. 37.
-JS^W**'*- nine atR o'clock in their hall at
^"jRWr   Canon, Il    c.   A oordlal iuvitn-
.tjon exf-en-dod tus',1 sojourning "in-tliren.
IV1I   H.CLAaK.U.G.
.11. M. lir-Kix. Secretary.
SATURDAY,   SEPTEMBER24, itSgb*
LET IT  BE  A LESSON.
During thc pait lev.' weeks a good
deal of unfavorable comment has been
beard on thc streets regarding the manner that those intrusted with the management of city affairs were conducting the
buiine.-y of the city. Just as soon as
properly owners show an interest in public affairs then those dfyle-jateil with the
.M-anagcment of tho municipal business
will be more careful in their actions
Heretofore the trouble bas been, nobody
seemingly took any interest in anything
the city council was doing. They allowed ma'ters to drift along in a slipshod manner until it was too late to
,-r.akc anv changes, then they would set
up a howl. All the time thc council
was discussing the question cf filling in
the sloughs on Riverside avenue and
Bridge Street there was not a taxpayer
present to offtr a suggestion as to how
faff woik should be (Jone. Alter the
.yonnctl had finally decided upou its
course of action and the work bad been
commenced, somo of tho property
owners became interested and begun to
inquire iuto the details "ot the agreement
(enured into between ibe contractor and
the city. It did not take tlie experienced
.yman ol business long to discovet that no
prevision, had been made in the contract lor top dressing the streets with
gravel. A general rumble of disgruntle
was heard all along the line, and the action of the city counjjjl in plating the
work in charge of a member of the
board of public works who was incompetent to look after tin? same, was freely
critizis.d.
Trim is not the only instance of carelessness and indifference tbat we might
qu.-te. As a rule people are generally
gover-ied as well us they deserve, and
so long as the ratcpayeis of the city are
loo jndiffercnt to make proper inquiries
belore election i,-,to the qualifications of
those whom they select to transact pub-
Jfc business for tbem, so long will they
be badly governed and public affairs improperly administered. Tbe trouble
is that a tmprity of the poople, in every
new town, do too much nagging in private instead of giving public expression
to their honest opinions.
Among the members of the present
ouncil.lhere are a sufficient number,
who in tbe management of tbeir private
lui.nrs have proven themselves to bc
successful business men and there is no
good reason why tbey should not make
LAST    WEEK'S    SESSION
he has been surveying Moody's townsite.
Joe Wiseman is expected to return
home from Fortlan 1 where he has been
for the pa^t month receiving medical
treatment.
E, R. Cleveland, editor of the Republic 1'ioneer, passed through town Tuesday evening on his way 1 0 ne from Cas-
c i-de City.
A. M, Queen, the rustling manager ot
the Grand Korks Mercantile Co., was
doing business witb the Cascade mei-
( h.uiis Wednesday.
Justice P. T. McCallum was in Cascade City last Saturday. The object of
his visit was to sit in u case with Justice
Hose, of tbat place.
Mr. Harrington, an old time prospector in the Rossland and Boundary creek
districts, was in town yesterday renewing old acquaintances.
When it comos 10 getting up chicken
suppers Mrs. Graham can beat them all.
Remember the Grand opening at Gra-
hjiin's Ferry Tuesday night.
Mr. R. R. Gilpin is enjjying a visit
from his brother and sister. Th.ir home
is at Halifax, and they will remain here
until about thc first of next month.
Cily Electrician Anderson has just
completed a neat residence in the vicinity of the power house. Peter McRae
had the contract for doing lhe work
Those in need of foot wear should
consult P. 13. Nelson, at Nelson. He
has the finest line of ladies' and gent's
s oes ever brought to the Rettle River
district.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cooper rejoice
over the arrival of a daughter at their
bouse. She put in her appearance on
Thursday of last week and is healthy
and strong.
Presbyterian services, Sunday Sep-
tembei 25th, 1898, in the church at II a.
m. and in Victoria hall at 7:30 p. rn.
Subject at each meeting: "Thc Plebiscite.   How shall I vote?"
J. K. Johnson visited Cascade last Saturday and while there wrote a number
of insurance policies. Among whieh was
one for $20,000 on the company store of
Mann, Folley & Larsen.
Tbe social given Ust evening in Victoria hall, for the benefit of lhe Methodist church was well attonded. There
was a literary and musical program and
ice cream und coffee were served.
The "Blue Goose" has quite the "frg
pond" and gone to Cascade anil there
tears are of sorrow in certain quarters.
"A bad penny always returns" and we
look for no exception in this case.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Moore had a visitor from baby land Tuesday afternoon.
It was a girl of tbe regulation weight,
and both mother and child are doing
well under the skillful management of
Dr. Westwood.
Mr. E. Spraggett finished threshing
the giuin raided un Grand Prairie last
Tuesday night. The yield amounted to
26,000 bushels this year and it took just
twenty-six days to do it, making au average of 1,000 bushels a day.
successful public savants. They have A,ex Masoni the fashi0nable mer-
the qualifications and ability to grapple | cha,lt *allor of Cascade City, will be in
with any emergency that may arise, but j Grand Forks next Wednesday for tbe
there seems to be that lack of stamina purpose of tak*nK orders. Mr. Mason
essential to make good public officials,  has a fine ljne 0, sampies aud jf vpu are
in need of anything in his line be sure
Tenders Called   For  the   Laying
2,500  Feet  of  One   Inch Water
Mains.—Other   Business.
^ciilcmbcr^— Dro-Han, all Inl., Thomiis Keeler
to Cieorpe C. Kt»se Uol.len Beaver and
Futiny Bell, Y Int., Jeannie Mar. I'lineesa
ami Xo. 3,1-12 Int.. OutHi'i, I Am, \', Int., 1.
It. DesrvHleur to llenree K. Naden.
Septembers-Bill Top, all int., 1). If. cl.rk to
M.J. Luff. Black Eye No. L all im., Peter
T. ItcCalltUn to Martin 1-*. Wiles nnd IMntel
Morrison. B. c, ali liu. eoii.miunal, Voter
Tarbutt to Arthur H. Harrison.
Septembers- Avon, all inl , Thorn,! Ke.-lar to
G. A. Gordan, Dally, all int., K. T. Kngel-
skjell to British Cuhimlmt Konnlaud 'ilocau
Syndicate, Ltd.
September 12— Kelio, all int., William G. MeMynn to James Mcl-yuagliau. Hope, l/_ int.
NeiiH Larsen to .-,. K. Almond. Elian. %
inl, .1. t:. Douglas to John Melntosh. Falcon, all int.. James II. ilonrleve to Arthur
Hugo Hiirrlwiii Reveille and Hilda, all
Int., Joseph Young to Arthur Hugo Harrison. Loudon, all int., Hugh St. Quelltill
I'avley to Arthur lluyo Harrison.
. 1 September 111—Victor II, all int., M. Grant to
nfi Prank Bailey. Alice li awl Sarah D,!-* Int.,
T. II. Long lo Frank Hail. f.
September 11—Dory, Jaiut., Jamee Cunningham
to George Naden aud Isaac llallet. No. s,
nil int , G.^.r^e K. Naden to Mnry Garland.
T VI. and Daisy fraction, all iut,, II.
KeQUgh to A*-thu: liny, Harrison.
COURT NOTICE.
A sitting of Ihe Counly Court of Yale will be
liolilen at
Orand Forks on Friday, 7th Day of
October, 1898.
at 11 o'clock In the forenoon,
Uy commnnd S. It. ALMOND,
Government olllcc, Grand Forks, (   ll. K. C. C.
B.C., August 30, 18DS. 1
The regular weekly session of lhe cily
council was held on Friday, September
16th, I?q8.
There were present at this meeting
the mayor and nil the council.
Tbo minutes ol the last rtgular meeting were read andj adopted on motioi.t
of Alderman O'Connor, seconded by
Alderman McCallum.
Thc minutes of the adjourned session
of the izth inst were also (rend and adopted after the mo'ion made bv Alderman Jones which instructed the board
ol works to sec Mr. Cumings in regard
to filling and grading tbc sloughs had
been struck out. A letter from superintendent of education relative to school
matters, also a letter from Mr. Clias.
Cumings in legard to a 52,000 estimate,
as well as a commtinicaiion fiom the
Greenwood Cily clerk relative to Tent
ing a plough were read and ordered
filed.
Alderman McCallum then moved lhat
Mr. Cumings be allowed an estimate cf
$1,000 and that the board cf woiks in-
erview Mr. Cuir.ings and see what arrangements could be made fer filling
the Bloughs to the second grade and
that the city clerk notify tbe city treasurer ol this motion, seconded by Alderman Manly.    Carried.
Bills of F. H. McCarter & Son for
$25 and F. H. McCarter, Jr., for $180
were referred to the finance committee.
Alderman Jonrs moved that the city
council donate $50 towards the fiie bell
tower, seconded by Aldciman Maoiy.
Carried.
Alderman Jones then moved ibat bids
be called for the laying of 2,5cp feet of
one inch galvanized pipe, to be
sunk thiee feet and to have T's and
ilugs put in at every lot, and that bids
bo received up ti:l and including the
22nd inst; seconded by Alderman O'Connor, and carried.
Alderman McCallum then moved that
the city clerk write to the superinttn*
dent of education at Victoria -relative to
school matters End ask for a iplan of a
building, seconded by Alderman O'Connor.   Carried.
An adjournment was then taken.
NOTICE.
T IIEItK, Y GIVE NOTICE THAT SIXTY DAYS
J. niter date I int..nil to npiilv to the
Chief Commlsjloner of Land ami H'orks. Vic.
tnria. II. I'., for permission to purchase the lot-
Lowing described tract of land siiuntc iu the
Osoyoo, Division of Yale District: CoiniiieiK.
Illg al n post planted on thc Northern l.unk of
I'lsiiei.'min Creek nenr the crossing of the wagon road leading to the li. C. mine; theliec
.soiiili eighty chains; tlienre East lorty chiiiim;
tlienee North eiglity chains; thence West lorty
litiiiis to lhe point of commencement, contniii-
and thev to allow themselves to be led
ty i fetv individuals wbo are continually
iry ing to grind an ax at tbe expei.se ol
tbe public.
The council is ijot alone to blame for
this condition of affairs. There are
others. Any citizen who is afraid too
publicly express his opinion, for foar he
might make somebody mad, and allows
matters to drift along until it is too late
to make amends belore he says anything, deserves to bo badly governed.
iNow; at the last moment, the contractors
nave shown a willings to act faiily and
not take advantage of the "loop-hole"
in their contract, no one has been seriously hurt in the matter. Let it be a
'lesson for the future, and when the time
comes (or selecting those to be entrusted with tbe management of public affairs, see that none but good men are
pjiosen,    *	
The action of the city council in excluding the public from a portion of ils
'deliberation*!, last evening, ia being
criticized on all sides. The members
of the city couacil were elected to transact the business for tbe city and all their
deliberations should bc opon and above
Ward, and not behind closed doors.
Star chamber sessions are not provided for in tbe municipal acts. But
then there are a good many things done
by the Grand Forks counoil tbat are not
^pund in that portion pf the B. C. statutes.
The public will be disposed to accept
the piovisions ot the contract between
the city and Mr. Cumings and lay tbe
blame where it properly belongs—to the
ignorance of tbe board of public works.
It is not generally known tbat all the
bar rooms in the province must be closed on the 2<}th iust, the day the vote is
taken on tbe prohibition plebiscite.
Hotel keepers should bear this in mind.
R. R. Gilpin, collector of customs nt
Grand Forks, bas been granted a leave
of absence from October ist, Mr. G. J,
Hayw*ud'will kg a) collector dtiring
bis absence.
Frank Sears, Beat Estate and Mining Broker
Bent, and other collections promptly attended
"*■''    Qfflco, with U. A, Sheads. asiavor.
and see bim.
Peter Steep was an arrival from Spokane Thursday evening and left this
morning for Greenwood. Mr. Steep is
interested in a number of valuable mining properties up tbe North Fork and
expects to remain in this section for some
time looking alter his interest here.
Mr. Lewis Lukes, Vancouver and D.
D. Mann, Winnipeg, came in Thursday
evening from Rossland, They were accompanied J, E. Boss their representative in this district. The party left yesterday morning for Greenwood camp
where they have large mining interests.
Nelson & Co., proprietors of the Montana hqtel at Cascade City, are negotiating with W. B. Davey for the building
on Bridge street, now occupied by the
r. stuns house. In the event they come
11 terms tbey expect to open a hotel as
si on as the needed improvements can
be made.
J. J. Booge, a successful real estate
manipulator in the early days of Spokane, was an arrival via Thursday even
ing's stage fiom Marcus. At present
Mr. Booge is connected with the Spokes
man-Review and will hereafter represent the interest of that paper in thi
district. He expects to divide his time
between Greenwood and Grand Forks.
Neil Hardy was in town last Tuesday
and while here made an application for
a hotel license. For the past year Mr.
Hardy has conducted a stop bouse a
short distance on this side of Pass creek
and in tbe neighborhood of the Humming Bird mineral claim. Neil expects
to ht his hotel up in first-class style and
will have about twenty A No, 1 beds
when he gets everything in shape.
Chas. Van Ness returned from Rossland Thursday morning, where be went
to attend tbe Labor Day celebration
held thoro Monday and Tuesday of this
week. On tbc way home and just this
side of Seymour's place Van met witb
an accident and came very near having
a runaway. As h? wag driving along at
a good gait, tbe bolt that holds tbc
wblppletree on broke and let the tongue drop and before thc team could be
stqplpf d broke in *.wi>.
three hundred nnd twenty acres.
f-OW] F. W. ItUSSELL.
Grand Foiks, 12th September, wis.
NO! ICE
N
OTICK IS HEREBY GIVEN' THAT AN AP-
pllcatlon will be imule to the Purliument
of Camilla at the Ijext session ttieruof, for
nn net to hicorporntc a Coinpnny to i-onairm-i
und maintain* railway from npoint on tlie Ju-
U-niutioiiHl Boundary Line at or noar CaBcnde
Citv Briiish Columbia, thouoeln ■. westerly di*
rectloo followini/ the valley of the Kettle river
to 11 point on the said Boundary Line, at or
near Carson, also (rom another point on tliu
f-tiid Jioundary Line at or near Mia way, thence
northerly, follow lug the valley of Boundary
c.n-eit to a point about twenty (20) milea north of
Midway, with power to C0D.Htnu.t- and maintain
brunch*linen and at the said Boundary Line to
omiect with and to operate the whole In conjunction with tlie Railway Line of the ypolcane
Falls and Northern Railway Company, with
power to the company to construct, operate ahd
maintain telegraph and telephone lines, afl well
for comioerciHl purposes us the business of thf
railway, and for all other necessary and usual
powers.
Daicd thc 18th day of July, A. »., 1808.
Bodweli- & Duff.
Solicitors for the Applicants.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
pAYTtliir I'll ACTIONAL   MINERAL  CLAIM.
SituiHein the Grand Foiks Mining Division of
Yale District. Where locatud:— In IS town's
Cump adjoining the Pathfinder Mineral
Claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Smith Curtis as og-
pent for Banned! Sawyer Free Miner's
Certilicate No. 13310A, Anthony J. McMillan Free Miner's Certilicate No. 8282A, A. William Uart-McHarg Free Miner's Certificate
No. 898SA and Smith Curtis Free Miner's
Certilicate No. 8728A, intend, Siity days from
the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certlllcateol Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt of the
above claim.
And further t&ke notice that action, under
section 'AT, must be commenced before the 1h-
suunce of sueli Certilicate of improvements.
Dated this 12th day of September, 1898.
[S17-Novl23 Smith Cuutis.
County Couit Notice.
The witting of the County Court of Yale will
he holden at
Pairvlew,  Thursday, October,  13th,
1898.
at thf* hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon.
Bv Commraand C, a. R Lasuily
Goverumunt uilico, Osoyoos, | D. R, C. (\
Sept. 1st, W.i;.. t
B. B. STANLEY SMITH, M. I). CM..
(MeUill Ulllv.)
PIIYSIOIAN, SURGEON ANU AOCOUCHEH R.
Coroner for tlran-1 Forks Mining Division
of Yale District.
OFFICE:—JubileeIIOBpltnl,Grand Forks, B. C.
D
ft. E. H. TUACHER,
DENTIST.
Special Attention to Gold Crown and
l!ridne Woric.
Office: Granite Block,   -  SPOKANE, WA8H.
TT   8. CAYLEY,
BARRISTER AT LAW;
Solicitor, Etc.,
OBlee, Main Street,    -   GRAND FORKS, B. B.
1 WOLLASTON,
MINING   RECORDS.
Records of Mineral Locations Prom August
29th to September 31st, 1898.
August 31—Sunset, Pathfinder camp- D. D. Mo-
Fa rl and.
September 2—Iron Hand, Cascade, J. B. Singer.
Lolta IJ, Brown's camp, C. L. Younjv Dew
ey, Summit camp, Chas. Hawson and ThoB.
Donan, See, Summit camp, W. Ketcham.
Samson, Summit camp, Chas Hawson uud
Thos. Donan. Timber, Wellington camp,
C. D. C. Rogers and O. Cook. Black Bear,
Pass creek. G. I'. Spiudler und VV. J. Donald. Goldeu Pick, PasB creek, \V. E. George
and T. 0. Edwards.
Septembers—Moley Gibson, Pues creek, T. G.
Edwardu.
September fi-Uncxnceted, IJurnt Basin, M.
Jackson,M. Shirk and N. P. Jackson," Kettle River Stur, North Fijrk, R. H. Smith.
Reveille, Hilda, Sammitcaiup, J. \V. Youug.
Falcon, Summit camp, J. II. (ioodeve London, Summit camp, II, S. Cayley.
September 7—Ulenoru, Wellington camp, G. R.
Naden.
September 8—0. K., Castle mountain, W. II.
Bell. GleucriiigB, Christina lalirJ. J. K. Kel-
loy and J. P. Graiher. Woodstock fraction,
North Fork, K. Harvey
September 9—Fannie C, FlRhermnn ereek, Chap,
Cumings. British Ensign, Seattle camp, J.
K. Johnson und M. O'Connor. Diilsy, Castle mountain, K. T. Engelskje'u. Martha
May, Cmitle mountain, B. C. Itossland, Slocan Syndicate, Ltd. Beaver, Shamrock
niouutaiu, Ben Hur, Moody creek, Paragon,
CaBtle mountain, K. P. Matherson.
September it)—Canadian, Rucklo^ ranch, H, B.
Clarke.
September 12—Sola Maud, Treadmill creek, Mrs.
M. K. Strobrldgo. Margaret Ethel, Treadmill creek, G. B, Strobridge. Bunker Hill,
Treadmill creok, Joseph Garber. Buck
mountain, G. E. Strobridge.
September in—Red Cross, Volcanic mountain,
A. L. Ropers, Forest Ro*e, North Fork,
George Atchison, Kmn'ia Bently aud H. A.
Huntly. Gold Cup, ChrlBllna lake, F. Ham-
man 11.
September H-SI|ver Cup, ChristinaUke, Henry
Moller. Poorman, Wellington camp, Robert Wood. Duplicate, Seattle camp, W. L.
McKay. Uanlliw, observation mountain,
W. -DlrekBOti and D. Woodhend.
CXHT!I'll'ATE OF VOUK.
August 31—Sailor IJov^C, a:. Shaw.
September 1—Blx, 1\ M. Arbogas'. Excelsior,
C. Vaclier.
September 3—Fanny Bell, Oolding Beaver, John
I^ayeua. New tit. Maurice, Chan. Giro. AJ,-
las- K. B. Darrow. Keewaden, Bryan, F. A.
Wilkin. Arctic, Red Jacket, Goegihic, Hermit, Calumet, Golden West, Oberou, Buck-
horn, Tarbar, j. a. Miller.
September 5-I.ake, Raft, Ed Mljcut. Block
Eye No. 1, Martin F. Wiles.
September «—Mortel, Lookout, Mountain Ring,
Olaf Everson.   Fair Play, Max Kuntz.
September7—Pilgrim, Dominion, J. P. Shannon.   Crown, Frank Allen.   ■
September s—Hesperus fraction, E. E. Alexander.   Allen hane, Thos. Keclor.
September»—Toledo, C. M. Toblasaon. (;las-
gow, Sausing, Jas. O'-Toulij. Golden Fleescc,
All Ore, Smith Curtis. Junction Cily, White
Elephant, S. H. Rose.
September 10—Manitoba, Havana, Richard
Cooper. Keno, Exchange, Maine, John
Meyer,
September 12—Earthquake, W. K. White. El*
merNo. 2, J. J. Evans, Bell of lho West,
A. Cossford.
September 13—RIverBlde, George Atchison.
Kose Uud, Joseph Pownder.
September 14— Comet, Clias. Frank. Tiger, J,
L. Holohan.
TRANRFEH8.
August 30—Queen Bird, J., int., John McGuiro
to W. McKay; W. McKay to Hugh Sweeney.
August 31~Dauk of England, Jif Int., James
Marshall to J. Hugh Wood.
September 1—Two Friends, and Maspive J^ Int.,
Alee Doran to W. H. Fi8(ier. Queen of tne
Latfe, alMnt.," "Frederick Bozo to Owen
Boyor. Last Chance, % int, S. 8. Schuler
li> U, 8. Jordan and M Int., lo A. J, McCa|l-
ATUELSTAN FRACTIONAL MINERALCLA1M
Situate in the Grand Forka Mining Division of
Yale District   Where located:—Wellington
camn.
TAKE NOTICE tliat 1 Forties M.Kerby, P. L. S.,
*   acting as agent for John Mack, free miner's
certilicate No. HITO'A'.' intend, sixty days from
the date hereof, tp apply tp the Miniug tfeeoT*-
der for a certificate of improvements, tor the
purpose of obtaining a Orown Grant of tho above
eluim.   And further lake notice that action, under ftectton 37, must he commenced before the
IsauaUdo of such ccitiilPate of Improvements.
Dated thia •£nd*Wfht July. 1W7.
LJj8*sl0] FOKBESM. KEltHY, P. L. S.
OP1JIR   M1NEHAL   CLAIM.
Situate in the Gnuifl Forks Mining Division of
Yule Distri-jt. Where Located—In Wellington
Camp. j
TAKK NOTICE thai I. Sydney M. Johnson,
acting for self, Free Miner's Certilicate No.
■iOO-lA, and as agent for Marcus Oppenhei-
mer, Free Miners' certlnc-ute, No. 81)917; Thos.
Kirk, Free Miners' certificate No. :!5IA; R. Feld-
maii, Free Miners' ccrtilifiato No. 7UB7A., and
Jane RuSsell-FreG Miners'eeriifteato No.H,0'>0A,
Intend, sixty davs from tne date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for thc nurpose of obtaining a
Crown Grunt of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, mustbe commenced beforo the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this 8th day of August, 18lJ3.      [al3-ol5
LITTLE   BABE   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Situate inthe Grand Forks Mining Divison of
Yale District. Where located—In Wellington
camp, west of aud adjoining thc American
Eagle.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Fred Wollaston as
agent for John T. O'Brien, Free Miner's
Certificate No. 8051A, Intend, Blxty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certitieate of improvements, for tiie purpose of obtaining a Crown
Griini i.i the above claim.
And furtliertake notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issu
ance of such certificate of improvements.
Dated this '24th day of August, 1897.
Date of lirst publication, September 3rd, 1898.
Date of last publication, October 20,1808.
KEYSTONE   MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in thc Grand Forks Mining Division of
Yale District, Where located-In Wellington camp.
TAKENuTICEthatI, George W. Eumber-
ger Free Miner's Certificate No. 14333A,
acting for Beif and Agent for Joseph M.
Taylor Free Miner's Certificate No 89018
and Phlltiph Feldraan Free Miner's Certificate No. 7987A, intend, sixty -days from thc date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a ceiliiicate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obi iilnlug a Crowu grant of the above
claim.
And further tako notice that action, under
section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of '.iH-li certitieate of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of August, 1898.
Dated of first publication, August 13th. 18S8.
Date of last publication, October 15tb, 1868.
The British Columbia
Mercantile and
Mining Syndicate, Ud.
Cahcadk City, Boiiniiauv, B. C.
Wc beg to announce that we have
opened our new general store in the
above town. We shall cany a complete stock of miners supplies, tools,
powder, etc., hardware, groceries, dry
goods and clothing. Miners and general public will be able to outfit bete and
find all they require.
Quality Good and
Prices Low.
Cascade City is the headquarters for
Christina Lake, McRae Creek, Burnt
Basin, Castle Mountain and other mining districts.
We beg also to inform all those interested in mining tbat our assay oflice in
tbe above town is now open under the
superintendence o" an exerienced as-
sayer and we shall pe able to undertake
all kinds of assav work. Personal,
prompt and careful attention will be
given to all work entrusted to us.
British Columbia Mercantile & Mining
Syndicate, Ltd.
CASCADE     CITY,     BBITISH      COLUMBIA
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Etc
QRAND FORKS, B. C.
Brunch at McRae Landing, Christina Late
■HOKBES M. KERBY,
Provincial Land Surveyor
And Civil Engineer.
OrFlCE, MIDWAY, B. C.
Associate Member Canadian
Society   ol  Civil  Engineers.
rt RAND FORKS HOTEL.
Barber Shop.
CentFftlly Looated.   All Work Gauranteed to bo
Klrst-Class in every Respect.
PETER A. I PARE,     •      -     PROPRIETOR.
H. A. SHEADS,
= ASSAYER-
GRANC FORKS, B.C.
SAMPLESCIVEN PROMPT AHDCAREFULTTENTION
OT 15. STACHE,
Bath
Rooms,
AND TONSOPlAl PARLORS.
RIVERSipg.      -      -      -       GltAKD KORKS
A
l. Mcdonald,
Contractor and Builder,
GRAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
Plaii and specifications drawn, efltimnlcs furnished on all kludsof building. Wurk; strictly
llrst-clnsa.
QUEENS' HOTEL.
UPPER GRAND FORKS, B. C.
DUFORD Sc CUSSON,  -   -   PROPS.
FirBt-class in every respect. The bar wfll always be found supplied with thecholcest wines
and li.juon*.
PETER HANNAN,
Carpenter and Builder.
MAIN STREET, GRAND PORKS, B. C.
Estimates furnished on Application.   Store
Fronts ami Flxures a Spcelalty.
FRANCIS' NEWS STAND
CASCAPE CITY, B. C.
Stationery, Tobacco, Cigars,
Fruits and Confectionery.
Aggnt fer the Spokesman-Review and all
the lending papers of the Province. Call
and see me, next to the Montana hotel.
J. W* JONES,
Manufacturer of
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
LOUNGES.  ETC.
DEALER IN HOUSEHOLD COODS OF ALL KINDS.
QltAND   FORKS,   B.   C.
■Saw Filing and ail Kinds ol Ropatriiig.
A  11i1.11 fresh stook of Confectionery. t>lbo fresh fruits
Arrived <£ ^
A nice fresh sto
timn:rv. i>lbO fres
Peaches, Pears, Oranges,
Lemons,   etc.    The   best   and
cheapest place to buy
Choice Cigars.
Bicyele livery again In running
order.
Remember the place	
JOHN DONALDSON,
Riverside Ave., south ol jelraonioo.
p R^ND FORKS BLACKSMITH
—ANP	
Carriage Factory
BRIDGE 8TRBI1T.
D. M. FEENEY,   Proprietor,
The care of horses feet and up-to-date
shoeing made|a special study. There is
nothing in my line of business that I
don't do and will make you anything
from § wheelbarrow to lUtPgn** coaub.
Shoes! Shoes!!
AT MEGAW'S STORE.
We have just received many new lines of Boots and Shoes,
among thera several styles of American shoes made by a celebrated manufacturer of Milwaukee. We have also a good assortment of Canadian manufacturers best makes as well other
Eastern Styles.    Almost every day we are receiving
New Fafl Goods
And wc can show intending purchasers many attractive Lines in Dresa GoodsT
Staple end Fancy Dry GoodB, Gents' Furnishings- Tents and Prospectors Supplies. Also h nioe line of Ladies' and Gents' Umbrellas.
OUR flUflCFRY IIFPABTMFNT'>"8 "'- the necessaries and delicacies to
UUH UKUVCItl VLTAKl&lUU Inake th0 inner-mau content. We propose
to ofl'er you the best value possible for your money. Hoping to have a share
of your patronage.   Yours Respectfully.
H. SWEENEY, Manager.
Firnt-elr.HB in Every Respect.
Everything New uud Homelike.
Plncst Wines, Liquors and
Cigars at the Bar.
Montana Hotel,
NELSON & CO., Proprietors-.
Headquartets for Min-)  CavrsiAe CiHr   "R   C
ing and Railroad Men. \ V-aSCaOe V-*liyt D* V^
^sTHE MIDWAY HOTEL**
MIDWAY, KETTLE RIYER.
First-Class  Accommodations, Good Stabling, Termius of
Stage Line From Marcus, Washington.
McAuley & Keightfey,    -    -    Proprietors.
MINE SUPPLIES
We carry one of the most complete stocks of Drill Steel,
Powder, Gaps, Fuse, aud all other Miner's Supplies to be
found in the district. Everything ik of the best quality
and our prices give our c-ompetitois a shock.
GRANITEWARE
We have a splendid line of this elegant, cleanly and durable kitcheu ware; including a novelty in this section—
graniteware fry pans. You gnould try these, as they will
be sure to please you.
BINDER TWINE
Is again in demand and we are, as usual, prepared to
suppiy the demands of the trade with the bent to be had.
Tin aod Repair Shop in
Connection-
W.K.G Manly,
Bridge Street, Qrand Forks, B. C.
KETTLE   RIVER
Q. W. WILLIAHS, Manager,
Daily from Marcus to Grand Forks
Greenwood City, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
and All Points on Colville Indian Resevation.
Stage Leaves Marcus on the Arrival of the Northbound Train, arriving at Qrand
Forks at 8:45 p. m. Leaves tiie Forks at 4:00 a. m., arriviqg at Marpus in time to
connect with northbound Train. Passengers from Kootenay Pn' make connection at Bossburg going nnd com'ng.
Typewriting S
ALL KINDS OF TYPEWRITING EXECUTED IN
THE BEST POSSIBLE
MANNER BT
F, 8, SMARTER, JR.
PRIVATE OFFICE ALWAYS OPEN, AND ALL
WORK PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
ONLY THE BEST OF SUPPLIES USED.
MINER OFFICE, GRAND FORKS.
Rouart
DRESSED
LUMBER,
AU Kinils ot
House Finish.
Sash Factory,
Store Fronts a Specialty,
I Furniture Made to Order,
%        Saloon and Store Fixtures,
X     All orders will teceive Prompt
S attention,
I E. Spraggett,
I      Grand Forlss, 3. C.
■f-fffffffftflfS^
ALEX MASON,
Ifeint Tailor
CASCADE CITY.
Full Line of Piece goods, Suitings,
Trouserings and Fancy Vesting,
Suits    Made   to
Order*
.Fit guaranteed or no sale	
ALEX MASON
CASCADE CITY, B. C.
Spokane Falls &
Northern,
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
The Only All-rail Route, without Chang*:
ol cars, between Spokane, Rowland and Nelson.'
(4AII.Y   SERVICE.
aolni; Nortli.                                  Holiii-Koii'ji
12:27 a. m MARCUS    11:18n.'ni'.
Trnln leaving Mnreus at 11,18 a. m. makes
olose connections at tipnkaii*i--tii* all "*'
PACIFIC COAST POINTS.
Oloso Connection, at Nelson witb steamboat
for Kuslo and all Kootenay Lake Points,     *   '-
Passengers for Kettle River and Boupdarx
creok iioijueet at lt^f(i| w|t]i «tj*.g*> fl|J«j  " * HOT STUFF.
Carbolic Acid  and Cologne
Water.
THE     WRONG     BOTTLE
James Bern-hard In   His Thurst  For
Whiskey     Nearly     Loses
His   Ufe.
The city Was thrown into quite a fur-
toe about noon last Monday by a report
that a man had committed suicide at
"French MollyV place. by drinking
carbolic acid. City Marshal Sheads accompanied by Dr. Westwood and a half
doxea other people went to the scene of
the tragedy, where they found a man,
who is known to many of our citizens as
"All Around the World Jimmy," lying
on the sidewalk in front of "Holly's"
mansion in a semi-conscious condition.
They were informed by "French Molly"
that the man had came to ber place a
few minutes before with a companion,
both of whom were very drunk, and demanded something to drink. She said
that she told them that she did not sell
liquor and bad none in the bouse. He
still insisted on having something to
dM and during the conversation he
caught sight of a bottle sitting on the
stand in one corner of the room, and
grabbing it up took a drink from it saying as he did so "that it was whiskey.
The bottle contained a solution composed of carbolic acid and cologne water.
He bad hardly got the fluid into his
mouth before he spit It out and commenced to complain of his mouth and
throat burning. With the assistance
of his companion they had got him out
on the sidewalk and a messenger was
sent to notify the city marshal.
The doctor assisted by the city Marshall and the bystanders commenced
applying restoratives and one remedy
after smother was used in rapid succession. First a quart of jw eet milk was
poured down him, this was followed by
a balf gallon of hot water and mustard
and (hen a quart of sweet oil. But
nothing seemed to revive the unfortunate man and after working over him
an hour or two without making any apparent impression to revive him, it wa8
decided that if the acid and cologne
water had not already killed bim that
the remedies would and he was removed to the city refrigerator, where he was
taken in charge by the city officials.
^Jhout 5 o'clock in the afternoon the
effects of the whiskey, which he bad
been drinking for the past few days,
commenced to die in him and he returned to consciousness, and next day was
able to be up and about witb nothing
more serious than a badly burned mouth
and throat, as a reward ior his ravenous appetite for whiskey.
On investigation the man proved to
be .James Bernhard, who has been prospecting through this section and over on
the reservation, (or Holley, Mason &
Marks, of Spokane, for the past year or
two, and only arrived in the city tbe
night before from Nelson, Wash., where
it is said, he has been on a spree for
some time past.
Thursday afternoon Bernhard was
taken before Police Magistrate Johnson
on a charge of being drunk, and was
fined ti,* and costs. He was given
thirty days in wbich to raise the money.
CAPTAIN ADAMS HERE.
Belelvcs that Corbin Will Bc Successful the
Next Time.
Captam Adams, president of the Midway Townsite company, was a pleasant
-caller at the Miner office Friday afternoon of last week. TJie Captain was
on his way to Midway from Slocan where
he has extensive mining interests. He
was travelling by easy stages having
spent a day in Cascade City and another
one here inquiring Into the possibilies
ot the railway being constructed to bis
town the coming year. Mr. Adams thinks
-that the C. P. R. will be running trains
into the district by the first of September next year at the very late**, and feels
confident that from this time on a general wave of prosperity will slowly but
surely sweep over the Kettle river and
Boundary creek districts, and that those
who stood by the country bo faithful for
the past six or seven years would soon
seap their reward.
Mr. Adams was one of the most ardent
supporters of tbe Kettle River Valley
railway charter last winter and was
greatly disappointed over its defeat. He
is of the opinion, however, that a charter will be granted Mr. Corbin by tbe
next dominion legislature and that it
would not surprise him in the least to
see trains over that route running into
tbe district first
Since bere last Mr. Adams has been
on the go almost continously, besides
having visited all the principal cities ot
Eastern Canada made a trip to London.
He says that everywhere he went that
he found a great (teat attention had been
directed to the Boundary country on account of tbe prominence given it by the
fight made by the C. P. R. against the
Corbin charter at Ottawa last winter.
T»H1 Increase His Facilities.
Mr. W. R. Megaw was an arrival
from Vernon Tuesday of this week for
the purpose of looking after his busi
pess interests in this city, which have
been under the efficient management of
Mr. H. Sweeney.
After spending a day in the city looking around he became fully satisfied
tbat Grand Forks will be a permanent
business center and in accordance witb
this decission decided to buy a lot and
erect a large business house to accommodate hi; steadily increasing trade.   Op
Wednesday he purchased from Mrs
Averill, the lot owned by her on Ihe
corner of Bridge and First streets next
to W. K. C. Manly's hardware store and
let a contract for the Duilding of a store
room 24x48 feet, to Mr. Fred Cooper.
Mr. Megaw left Thursday afternoon for
borne via Rossland and Nelson, ana
immediately on his arrival there will
make arrangements for the purchasing
of a $10,000 stock of goo s which will
arrive here by the time tbat his new
quarters are ready, which will be in
about thirty days.
About   Done.
Contractor Cumings finished his contract 0! filling in the sloughs on Bridge
street and Riverside avenue last Thursday anil commenced Friday morning
top dressing Bridge street with gravel
notwithstanding the f ict that he was in
no way bound by his contract to do so.
Mr, Cumings being one of the townsite
owners and largely interested in the future of theeity, realised that if he left
that thoroughfare in tbe unfinshed condition that his contract called for, tbat
instead of being an improvement would
have been a detriment, so he very generously consented to overlook the error
made by the board of public works in
neglecting to see that a clause was pui
in the contract for top dressing tbe
s'reeta witb gravel. Owing to the changing of the grade on Kiverside after the
work had been commenced, that avenue
will nccessaiialy have to be left in an
unfinished condition until such times as
it suits the pleasure of the board of public works to make some arrangements to
have the work completed.
Mr. Price, a practical railroad and
street contractor, had charge of the
work for Mr. Cuminys and the manner
in which he has done the work shows
that he fully understands his business.
THE VOLCANIC TO START  UP.
R. A. Brown tbe Original Owner and Lo-
locater Will Have Charge of the Work.
Work on the Volcanic it te be commenced at snee by R. A. Brown, the original locator and owner. The work will
be done in the old tunnel which was
commenced several years ago and is at
present in 350 feet. Mr. Brown expects
to run threeshifts and will employ twelve
men. H. P. Toronto bas been engaged
to take charge of the boarding house at
the mine and Mr. Erown has a number
of men now at wc-rlfcgetting everything
in readiness to commence active oper-
tions which when once commenced will
be pushed until the ore body is tapped.
The Volcanic is one of the largest copper
propositions in the North Fork district
and the announcement that work is to
be resumed on the property will have a
tendency to stimulate others to develop
their properties in that section.
Two Blind Pigs.
Last Wednesday evening Provincial
Constable Gardom, of Midwav, brought
two prisoners into town from Gladstone
on Christina lake. Tbe charge preferred against them being that of selling
intoxicating liquors without having a
provincial license. The prisoners,
whose names were William Dove and
D. A. McAulay, were brought before
Johnson and McCallum last Thursday,
and were tried separately. Tbe evidence in both cases pointed to the
guilt of the accused parties.
Constable Gardom was working on
these cases several .days before he made
the arrests.
As these were the first offences committed by the prisoners, the magistrates
fined the defendants $15 apiece and
costs amounting to jtS.oo in each case
or 30 days at bard labori H. S. Cayley
acted for the defendants.
TlUey Fired Him Out.
Alderman James Kerr, of Greenwood
was in the city last evening and being,
a constant reader of tbe Miner, concluded he would drop in and see bow
the Grand Forks council done business,
He bad hardly got his nose in the door
however before he was fired out by
Maysr Davis, who informed him that
tbe council was going into secret session. Jim says that he would like to
have some of the learned aldermen ot
this city point out to bim the clause
■n the municipal .acts that provides for
the holding of star chamber sessions.
Burns & Wilson Get. the "Cheese."
Messrs. P. Burns and W. J. Wilson,
of Nelson, B. C, who control the West
Kootenay meat supply and of whom
mention was made in last week's paper
of being in the city for the purpose of
making arrangements for extending
their business into this district, have
purchased the business of the Kettle
River Dressed Meat and Provision company and will continue the same through
out the district. It is understood that the
services of both Messrs. Flood and Kerr
bave been retained by the new firm and
that they will have* charge of the business in this section.
Tuesday Evening September 27th the date.
Mr. Graham will open his new building with an entertainment and dance at
Edwards' ferry Tuesday evening September 27th, 1898, He will give a chicken supper at $1.50 per couple. A cordial invitation is extended to hisjmany
friends and acquaintances ln Grand
Forks and Cascade City to attend and
enjoy themselves for the evening.
Good music will be furnished free for
the entertainment.
Will Starte Work on the Pay Ore.
The Miner has received a letter ftom
Smith Curtis, of Rossland, in wbich he
states tbat he expects to start work on
the Pay Ore in about two weeks and
once started it wili be kept up continuously. The Pay Qre is situated up the
North Forks and adjoins the celebrated
Pathfinder property and the ore taken
from jt assays high in both gold and copper, 	
Broke Jail.
The city marshal of Greenwood was
in town Monday in search of a man by
the name of McCallum, who was arrested in that city last Saturday on a charge
of theft, and on either Saturday night
or Simday morning broke out of the
lock-up and took his departure without
leaving his future aiidress.
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The Boom   Strikes  Cascade
City  First.
A   NATURAL    LOCATION
Lots felling as  High  as  $800   and
$1,00;.—Other Items of Interest
by Our Regular Correspondent.
Among the many fortunate people of
British Columbia, may well bc numbered those who, some time ago, invested
small portions ot their worldly goods in
the purchase of town lots in Cascade
City. True, for years, it was dead
money, but what of that? Now, those
who took chances, are in a very full
measure realizing tbat it was money
well invested, Tbey bad faith in the
future of the place, and "lime butth'
impression deeper makiys, as streams
iheir channels deeper wear."
Lots tbat were bought for f.100 to
{200 have increased from eight to ten
(eld. A few short months ago Cascade
was almost unknown ty> the outside
world, now it is last becoming famous.
Buildings are bcii.g erected as rapidly
as lumber can be procured and nails
driven. That witb the incoming of tbe
tote road from Brooklyn, tbe C. and W.
railway and the recent strikes in the
many valuable mining properties under
course of development in this immedi
ate vicinity there can be no doubt as to
he future steady, and with all, rapid
growth of the town. One year hence
we will have all the requisites for a
thriving town.
Cascade has many advantages, among
which m5y be mentioned its beautiful
location. The whole townsite is almost
perfectly level; Kettle river furnishes a
bountiful supply of water; Cascade Falls
will supply all the power that may be
required for lighting and mining purposes. It will eventually be to this por
tion of British Columbia what Bonning-
on Falls is to the Kootenay district.
In all of British Columbia you cannot
find a man more genial and pleasant
than is Mr. George K. Stocker, the general manager of the Cascade Development Co, This gentleman has stayed
with the townsite for several years, and
now he is reaping his reward, McCaw-
ber like, "rested on his oar" lor a long
time, waiting for "something to turn
up'' and now comes his harvest. He is
the roost conservative man ia lown.
Others worry and work from early morn
till eve, but Mr. Stocker sits qiletly
by watching the ever moving stampede
of new comers, fully aware that hiy sale
of lots was not dependent even upon an
advertisement in the Grand Forks
Miner.
Ue is in this happy position that he
need not go even to newspaper men for
investors. From bis standpoint tbis
class of people wili come to him.
The inhabitants of Cascade City were
jubilant last Wednesday ovcr the arrival
here of the first stage over the now completed tote road from Brooklyn. The
event was duly celebrated, In a few
days a regular stage line will be established between this place and Brooklyn,
thus giving gsod connection witb all
points in Kootenay and with the C.
P. R.
The progress of this town continues
and the daily arrivals are increasing.
Sad to relate tbe lumber famine is still
retarding the growth of tlpe place, but
strong efforts are being made by the
enterprising people to overcome this
difficulty by the establishing of another
saw mill. The new mill, which is of large
capacity, is expected to be in operation
early next week.
It is needless to wish the promoters
ot this enterprise success, as all they
need do, is to furnish lumber and their
success is assured.
In the meantime the owners of the
present mill, Messrs. Earle and Lynch,
are running their mill by day and night,
endeavoring to supply the increasing
demand.
Tuesday the importance of the town
was augmented by the arrival in our
midst ot Mr. Ambley, of Midway, who
has lately been appointed to serve in
this place as a provincial constable.
He at once proceeded to size up the situation and by nigbt fall had a small job
on his bands. It was only a simple
quarrel, the first in town, and was speedily settled without any arrests having
been naie. Wednesday two "blind
pigs" in thc vicinity of Christina lake
were raided and taken to Grand Forks,
McDonald & Flood, proprietors of
the Grand Central hotel, have opened
their dinning room to the public and
expect to be ready to supply liquid re
fresbments in a very few days.
Tbe Cosmopolitan expects to be
ready for business this evening. W. H.
Reynolds, the proprietor, has spared
neither pains nor expense in fitting up
the place, and will be pleased to see all
of his old friends. The cafe, which is
one of the finest in the district, will be
under the supervision of Geo. I-. Hart,
one of the best known caterers in the
Kootenay's, so one can make no mistake in giving him a call.
H. L. Moody expects to open a real
estate office next door to the postoffice.
He wiil devote his attention (9 selling
lots in h|s new town at the foot of Christina fake. Tbe plat of the new town
will be completed the first of next week
when intended purchasers will have an
opportunity of making selections. Already a contract has been let for the
erection of a hotel which will be ready
for business in about thirty days. The
road that Mr. Moody is having built between Cascade City and the lake is fast
ncating cpmpletign and lyill be a great
improvement over the old one. Moody
ville with ile natural advantages will
soon become a formidable competitor oi
the thriving City of Cascade.
C. H. Thomas, the bustling proprie
tor of the Hotel Cascade, is not a whu
bihind In lhe procession of progress.
Improvement after improvement is being diily added to his place. The lat
est new-fangled gas light has been placed in thc house which gives the place a
metropolitan air. His uew bar fixtures
arrived yesterday and when placed wi'I
give Thomas Ibe swell bar of   the city.
J. E. Mills, of Rossland, hii been
through Cascade and will return tomorrow to Rossland.
We bave the satisfaction of knowing
that we have a most favorable location
and many advantages that some, in fact
tbe m?j jrity of our neighbour town
sites, in British Columbia do not enjoy.
Mr. L. A. Hamilton, land commis-
-ioner for the C. P. R., and Mr. R, E.
Wilg'iB, of the same company were here
las' week.
On behalf of the company which he
represents, Mr. Hamilton closed a d;al
with the Cascade Development Co. for
a la-pe intcreit in thc lowniite.
J. II. Good, formeily of Rossland, bas
opened an office with Mr. Stockcr and
is ever prepared to meet his many
friends in tbis vicinity and put ihem on
to "snaps" of the best kind.
STRUCK   A    SNAG.
Wednesday Morning's Stage  For  Marcu5
Met With an Accident.
Laet Wednesday morning just as tbe
Marcus stage was starting down the
steep hill about three miles from Hall's
ferrv one of the front wheels of tho
coach swung out cf the road and struck
a large boulder with such force that it
threw the driver, Sid Bartleit, from his
seat over the front end of the coach.
He struck directly in front of the wheels
and one of the front ones passed over his
right leg injuring hitn quite severely.
As soon aB the horses found themselves loose they started to run ajud went
jumping and crashing down ibe steep
and rocky road. They had not gone
very far however before one of the hind
wheels struck a tree smashing it to
pieces and breaking the hind axle of the
coach. The horses broke loose and ran
to Hall's ferry before they were caught
There were nine passengers on the
coach at the lime and there was a gen*
etal stampedo to get out and all but
three succeeded in j imping. The three
were a man aiid two women. They remained in the conch until it struck the
tree. One of the ladies escaped with a few
bruses while the other one was thrown
about 30 feet by the collision, striking
on her head, receiving internal injuries that may prove fatal. The remainder of the passengers escaped with a
few bruises and scratches, wilh tbe exception ol John Todd, the cigar m in of
Republic, who in attempting to jump,
slipped and iell partly under the coach
and one of the hind wheelB passed over
his ankle crushing and tearinj ihe flesh
and cords, and Jie is now in the hospital
at Spokane.
The Presbytery of Kamloops.
The Presbytery of Kamloops held its
regular semi-annual meeting in the
Presbyterian church Nelson, on Wednesday ami Thursday of last week.
After the usual opening exercises,
conducted by the retiring moderator
Rev. J. C. Stewart, B. A, of Kamloops,
the court was constituted and the Rev.
Duncan Cambell, B A , ol Qieensnelle,
was elected moderator.
Thf Rev. De Roberts, superintendent of missions, the Rev. D. G. McQueen, ot Edmonton, and the Rev. C.
W. Gordon, ot Winnipeg, being present
were invited to sit as corresponding
members. At the afternoon session of
the first day the trials for ordination ot
Mr. J. A. Munroe, B. A,, and Mr. lames
M, Wallace. M. A., were held and in the
evening the ordination ot these gentlemen took place. The moderator presiding, the Rev. J. A. Cleland, of Sandon preaching, the Rev. Robertson ad-
ressing the newly ordained ministers,
and the Rev. D. G. McQueen the people. JJ-Jr. Munl*oe was designated to
Brooklyn and Mr. Wallace to Grand
Forks.
On Thursday two sessions were held
Lhe time being largely taken up witb
routine business, chiefly the consideration respectively of the reports of the
home mission committee and the committee on Augmentation, each of which
was presented by the Rev. G. A. Wilson, B. A., of Vernon. The last item of
business was the time and place of the
nest meeting. Revelstoke was chosen
as the place of meeting, the fixing of
the date being left in the hands of the
moderator, the clerk and the convenuer
ol the home mission committee.
Two Cases of Glanders.
Recent information from Greenwood
states that two cases of glanders bave
recently developed at that point. The
horses bave been quarantined by Dr,
Christie, district veterinary surgeon,
and every precaution is being taken
to prevent the spread of the disease,
which it was cfaimed was brought into
the country last summer from the other
side of the line.
A Heavy Real Estate Deal.
A report was current on the street
this week that Mr, S. M. Barrett had
sold bis business block in Greenwood to
Mr. F.S. Barnard for the neat lit le
sum of $10,000. It is also stated that
the same gentleman bas purchased the
Windsor Hotel property from the Seymour Brothers, the consideration being
$6,000.
Will Institute a Rebecca Lodge.
Next Wednesday evening tbe 28th
inst., at Carson, B. C, Deputy Grand
Master Thomas Hardy, of Qieenwood
City, will institute Harmony Rebecca
Lodge No, 1?. A cordial invitation is
extended to all members of the Rebecca
degree to be present.
■pTD'CI 1NSUUB your property with Frank
ruvGl Sears, representing ti.nicot tiio best
companies In the world.
Contacts    Being    Let   All
Round Grand Forks.
8USINESS  IS  IMPROVING
Between 500 and 600 Men Will Be
Working   Within   Five Hiles   of
Town Inside of Fifteen Days.
During tbe past week the town has
been full of railroad contractors who
came bere for the purpose of meeting
Mr. Stewart, who repiesents Mann,
Folley & Larsen iu the matter ot sub-
contiacts, regarding the eocurmgof con
tracts in tbis vcinity, and according to
street talk contracts for several miles ol
grading west of Grand Forks were let.
work on which will be commenced as
soon as the contractors can get their
grading outfits on the ground.
At present there are six camps at work
between Grand Forks and Cascude City
employing between 250 and 300 men
ill differences between Mr. Gilpin and
the railway company over the right ol
way through his place wore settled last
Tuesday alternoor, and early We-lnes
day morning Contiactor Anderson stait-
ed a large force of men to work in Gil
pin's field adjoining ex-Mayor Manly's
place.
Another contractor iB at present camp-
Irig on the Johnson ranch, awaiting the
adjustment of the right of way question
through lhat farm, and will commence
work as soon as the word is given.
Before our people really realize wha'
has happened the grade will be completed between Grand Forks and Cascade and then this city will be center of
ofthe large amount of railway work to be
done in this section. Owing to tbe
large amount of heavy rock work to be
done in this vicinity, it is estimated that
a large number of men will be employed
in this neighborhood for several months
which will naturally make things lively.
From tbose who are in a position to
know whereof they speak, it is learned
lhat Messrs. Mann, Folley & Larsen
contemplate the erection of a large
warehouse and company hospital in the
vicinity of Fisherman creek at once.
The tote road between Brooklyn and
Cascade City was completed last Wednesday, and hereafter the bulk of the
supplies and material used in the construction of the road will come that way
instead of via Marcus and Bossburg as
heretofore.
Mitchell Brothers, the freighters, have
secured the contract for hauling all the
company supplies into this district.
J. W. Jones, the enterprising furniture
dealer of this city, sold to Contractor
Larsen all the furniture to be in used the
hospital now being built at Cascade City
as well as the one to be built at Fisherman creek.
Pat Welsh, the well known contractor,
has secured a five mile contiact west of
Grand Forks and will make this city his
headquarters lor the winter.
Contractor McDonald has taken a
contract in the vicinity of Hardy's
ranch and will establish a camp there
as soon as his outfit arrives which is now
on thc way Irom Brooklyn.
THERE WERE THREE.
Contributed Tow&r d Paying the Running
Expenses ol   the   City.
Business of all kinds is picking up in
the city. Even Police Magistrate Johnson is experiencing a boom, he having
two subjects on Monday and one on
Tuesday to practice on, and as a hyp-
notizer he is making a lecord for himself.
The first case on the docket Mondav
was that of George Graham, charged
with vagrancy.
From the evidence brought out at the
trial it appears that Graham in company with another man named McTag-
gett filled up their tanks with bad whiskey last Saturday night and started to
go to Upper Grand Forks, but missed
the road and brought up at the residence of Mr. Peter T. McCallum and on
being ordered away made himself very
troublesome, abusing everyone right
ana left.
After receiving a severe lecture from
His Worship he was fined $2; and fifteen days hard labor and in default of
payment of the fine the sentence was
extended to thirty days of hard labor.
Alex McTaggett, Graham's companion, was also tried for being drunk and
disorderly, and was let off with a fine ol
U5 i-.nd costs amounting in all to $7 50,
which was paid.
One of "Dad" Price's chief shovelers,
who we will call John Doe lor short,
contributed $17.50 to the city treasurer
Tuesday. John being one ol the champion single handed talkers is the district when under the influence of "booz"
came in contact with Provincial Constable GarJora, of Midway, Monday afternoon and proceeded, in not very
complimentary language, to tell that
gentleman what he thought ot him.
Gardom )aid a complaint before Police Magistrate Johnson, and Tuesday
morning John was "squeezed" for the
above amount.
DRY GOODS,
HARDWARE ** &
AND   FURNITURE
Still Continues. We are Determined to Drop these Lines of Goods
from our Business.
BE SURE AND GET OUR
PRICES BEFORE PURCHASING ^ <*
BRAND F0RK3 MER6ANTILKG0.
COSMOS  HOTEL
■s/v-Grand Forks, B.   Cn/v-
Everything New and Best Furnished
1louye, and is in everyway prepared to
welcome Guests and provide Good Accommodation
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EZRA INBODY,
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Headquarters for Milling Men. Best
of Wines. Liquors and Cigars. Special
attentio 1 paid to Transcient trade.
Proprietor.
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Dress Goods, Hosiery, Underwear, Notions, Ribbons, Laces,
Emhroillcries. in faet everything whieh Is kept in 11 first-class Dry Goods Store
Those Gooits lmve nil been luirchiuoil rlir-H-l from tlio Manufacturers Agents in
Montreal, Trronto uml Chicago, (.ml ure all A 1 value, uml the latest styles.
The people of the Kettle Kiver Distrlot will now not bo compelled to semi
ais-iy from home for their dry goods. If they will call at our store ive will be
pyltiu to show our goods, and you will be convince.! that we cun save you money
besides having the satisfaction of making your own selections, Shipments will
bo rocolved weekly.   A First-class stock of Iteady Mudo
Clothing Shoes and rimers' Supplies
Always in stock.   Guods delivered to the camps free.
The Alberta Hotel
rM%£SJ*JS"t    Grand Forks, B. C.
IS a new House, with  new Furniture and everything comfortable  for  the
aveling puWic, and has accommotions for a large number of people.    The
Dining   Room   is   provided wiih everything in the market.
The bar Is repleted with the best Wines, Liquors and Cigars    A good sample rpom for Commercial Travellers.
FRESH GROCERIES
Can always he liad at our store at we keep our stock right up tn Uie market and have no
old. 8b elf worn goods to work off ou our customers.   We make a specialty of always having
on hand
Fresh Eggs and Creamery Butter.
We got in a new supply every weok nnd oan guartmteo our stuck lo ho always fresh. New
potatoes are another thing which can only be found at our store. Will hnve in a nice line
of fishing tackle in a few days.
H. A. HUNTLEY
:   GRAND FORKS, B. C.
Grand Forks Brewery.
G. A. FRASER & CO., Proprietors.
Ready For Business Again
Simpson & Larvea, proprietors ot thc
Grand Forks sawmill are ready for business once more, and are now running
their mill full blast. Charley Simpson,
who was in town Thursday info med a
Miner representative that where the
mill was now located, about three miles
up the .North Fork, there was an abundance of the finest timber in the land,
and he was now prepared to fill orders
I on the shortest possible notice.
Lager Beer, Porter I Soft Drinks
Particular Attention Given Orders From  Private Families.
SS;^S^fes^^^a^Si.-S*S^ 1
ftM*.
A Snap
In wall paper. I am closing out my stock of wull paper at 15c
a roll, regular price 3)Ve. (Jail early and fret first choice. Men's
fine Oxford shirts 75c, tegular price $1.85, Men's summer suits at
14,00. $5.00, S6.00 and up to 918.00. Soft felt (mt*. from $1.00 up.
the best value in the market. Call and inspect our well MlOrted
stock of dress poods, trimmings, Inces. linings and embroideries.
And for prices pn groceries and supplies dou't fall tQ get qurs
beforo going elsewhere.
Goods Delivered Free to All Parts of thc Country.
ANDERSON, UPPER GRAND FORKS, B. C
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/ Nervous People
Are great sufferers and tbey deserve sympathy rather than censure. Their blood is
poor arid thin and tlieir nerves are consequently weak. Such peuple find relief
aud cure in Hood's SarsaparllU because it
puriries and enriches the blood and gives
it power to feed, strengthen and sustain
the nerves. If you are nervous and can-
nut sleep, take 11uud a Sarsaparilla and
realize its nerve strengthening power.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
In America's Greatest Medicine. |1; six for Jo.
Hood's Pills cure all Liver Ills.   26 cents.
FIGHT OVER THE PHILIPPINES.
: General \\ beelei 'iliiiii.*. tiie War
.>!»> iu* Resumed—Tlie President
Keeps Oue iimnin-.i Thousand
Vol un teem fit Service Until Pence
Ih Settled.
CrlMla in France*
Xew York, Sept. 17.—A dispatch from
Palis Bays:
France la or. the brink of ihe gravest
crisis since the birth of the third republic The situation is briefly this:
Premier Brisson and all the other members of thc cabinet, with the exception of
Znrlimicn, minister uf war. and possibly
Ijockroy, are convinced of the absolute
necessity of the revision of the Dreyfus
case. General Brugero has signified his
willingness lu take the portfolio of war
and accept revision. At Saturday's meeting of tlie cabinet tho decision will be
taken and it is certain tliat revision will
b« decreed.
President Faure has been a determined
opponent to revision am! caused it to be
rumored be will resign if it. is granted.
No one believes In- will resign, but everyone sees that tlie threat to do so is a desperate expedient to get rid id' Brisson's
cabinet and of revision also.
lint Faure's unconstitutional action in
directly interfering witli responsibility in
the cabinet affords example of tlie lawlessness in high places which is the lirst
step toward revolution, A military coup
d'etat is freely conjectured as the probable outcome of the crisis, should KaureV
effort to bulldose the Brisson cabinet fail.
lliinler  I Suicide*
rhoeniv, Ariz., Sept. 10.—William
Belcher shot and killed .Mike Powers Saturday and then committed suicide, Belcher was a member of a wealthy Knglish
family.     .Jealousy was the cause.
So far  1,279,909  persons have  visited
the Omuha exposition.
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Chicago, Sept. 10.—A Washington special   says:
The opinion of Major General Joseph
Wheeler that the war is not ovcr and
that Spain will refuse to give up the
Philippines until forced to do so is shared by many army ollicers and by members of  the  cabinet.
President McKinley is not an optimist as to the continuance of peace and he
has insisted tliat the war department
shall keep fully 10u,<KM) volunteers in the
service until the peace commissioners
have succeeded in drafting a satisfactory
treaty or have failed in this effort
The president has been importuned by
senators, congressmen and governors to
muster out particular regiments, but he
has put his loot down and said that tlie
war department shall maintain sufficient
troops to be ready for any emergency,
even tliat of resuming hostilities, in the
event of failure to agree upon a settlement of the Philippine question.
To an Ohio delegation thut called at
the Whilo house a few days ago to urge
the muster out of another Ohio regiment
the president stated his position very
clearly. He told them he had little
confidence in the peace negotiations
with Spain except as they were backed
up by the determination of this government to enforce all its demands and be
ready to do this by resuming hostilities
on short  notice.
.Nu Confidence in spiitu.
The president's experience in seeking
lo settle the controversy with Spain
without resorting to war has not given
him not' his advisers much confidence in
Spain when diplomacy is tlie method of
reaching a settlement. Spain is a master of that kind of diplomacy which
means delay, and, while she sought
terms of peace when her fleets were de-
j 8 troy ed and ber anny ;it Santiago sur-
! rendered,   she   has   done   nothing   as   yet
to prepare for the consummation of her
I promises.
There  has  been  no  preparation  made
■ for the evacuation of Cuba, and    there
l are indications that the Spanish commissioners in tuba will attempt to drag
1 in many olliei questions besides the
plain and simple one of evacuation.   The
; American commissioners in Cuba have
been instructed to hold to this as the only question foi settlement there and
leave all other questions to the peace
commissioners in Paris.
The president lias the best of reasons
in  the action of tlie eortes for doubting
. his ability to secure a final peace without at least being ready to resume hostilities, lie has therefore impressed upon
his importunate callers that he can not
j muster  out all  of  the volunteer anny,
j but must keep u sufficient number of
troops in readiness to enforce his demands, lie must be ready to throw a
large body of troops into Cuba again at
short notice and he must bc ready to
send re-enforcements to the Philippines
lo show Spain lhat lie is just as determined  now   lo  have a  prompt and  rii'f-
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Lilacs and
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Theee rare plertres,
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four In  number, by the
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inite acceptance of his terms of peace as
be was when he went to war.
Ter in»   of   Peace.
The terms cf peace have been laid
down, and tbey are explicit as to Cuba
and Puerto Hlco, There is only oue
question that is not definite about the
Philippines, and that is as to just what
part of the islands tbis government proposes to place under lhe American tlag.
That is to be the purpose of the peace
commissioners. Tbey are to say whether Spain shall release all or only a part of
the Islands. But Ibis question must
be settled apart from the Cuban question. The evacuation of Cuba will not
be allowed lo have any bearing upon the
Philippines, though it is apparent that
the Spaniards are again trying to get
round to that old diplomatic position
of surrendering Cuba and retaining a
large part of the Philippines.
Muni He Heady to Flffht.
Tlie president bas told some of bis con
gressional callers in tlie last few days
that with such a condition and with thu
uncertainty of the Spanish character, lie
is not justified in assuming that the war
is over and mustering out the volunteers. He has slated lo some of these
callers just what General Wheeler stated
in a public interview, that the war is
not over, but is likely to be resumed in
a few months unless the Spanish politi-
cians show a belter disposition toward
permanent peace by providing for the release of territory as agreed upon in the
terms of peace.
At least one of thc peace commissioners shares this suspicion and doubts tlie
ability of tlie two commissions to agree
upon any proposition concerning the
Philippines. The American commission
ers will insist Upon retaining at least the
island of Luzon, if not the whole group,
and the Spanish commissioners will not
dare, in lhe present state of public
opinion in Spain, to agree to either of
these propositions. It is therefore fear
ed that the negotiations of tbe peace
commissioners wiil be long drawn out
and finally come to naught unless the
president stands ready to break oil the
negotiations and resume hostilities.
This is the reason why President McKinley docs not intend to muster out tlie
whole volunteer army. He hns no d
Sire to resume the war and renew the
sacrifices of blood and treasure, but he
intends to hnve peace, definite and final,
within a few months if he has to light
for it and again order the army and the
navy into active service. The volunteers who are complaining lhat they do
not want garrison duty may find that
they will have something more exciting
in the literal expulsion of the Spanish
troops from Cuba nnd Puerto Rico, or
even the invasion of Spain to enforce the
old rule of dictating peace in the capital
of the enemy.
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Chicago, Sept. 10,—The Times-lie raid
snys:
Philip I). Armour, Marshall Field and
Norman 1>. Beam have secured control of
the -Baltimore & Ohio railroad. They
have made James J. Hill, president of
the Great Northern railroad, the dominating factor in the reorganization of
the system and have gained for Chicago
und tlie northwest what is practically
a trunk line from ocean to ocean, controlled by Chicago capital.
Jlr. Ream engineered the deal by
which his wealth, tliat of Mr. Hill und
of Messrs. Armour und Field gained u
controlling interest in the Baltimore &
Ohio, which henceforth is to be a Chicago enterprise, fed and sustained in
transcontinental affairs by the immense
mileage of the Qreat Northern railroad.
If any road completes tho gap between
tlie terminus of the Great Northern railroad in St. Paul and the terminus of tho
Bul ti m oro & Ohio in Chicago, it will be
the Chicago Great Western roud, but
that is a mutter for the future.
Air. Beam will become a member of
...e executive committee of the reorganized road ind either Mr. Field or Air. Armour may become a director, although in
nil probability the trio will be represented by Mr. Ileum.
Mr, lflll's connection with the transaction foreshadows the statement that he
will be the prime factor of tlie roud.
While the price paid by thc Chicago
men is not known thc details of the
transfer of the properties of the roud ure
being discussed at a conference lield in
the Auditorium annex. At tliis conference President Hill, Mr. Beam, John K.
Cowcn, president of tho Baltimore &
Ohio, and Oscar Murray, receiver, and
William Greene, general manager of the
roud, were present.
Air. Beam declined to bc interviewed,
but one of the Baltimore &, Ohio officials
confirmed the report current in Wall
street Thursday nnd in Chicago railroad
circles thut in addition to thc holdings
of the road which the Rockefellers' interests arc reported to have secured last
week for western backers of the road,
Messrs. Field, Armour and Ream had secured sufficient reorganization stock to
make Chicago and the west tne dominant
element in the future management of
the road.
President Cowen wns not prepared to
make a full statement until after he hud
consulted with Mr. Ileum.
President Hill wns in a jubilant fruinc
of mind and would not deny that Field.
Armour and Ream had assisted him in
almost realizing his dream of having a
road from the Pacilic to the Atlantic
conlrolled by western men.
IViir nn Eruption.
Naples, Sept. 10.—A state of gloomy
apprehension prevails among the population regarding the eruption of Vesuvius,
whieh is hourly becoming more active
and menacing, Streams of lava are
spreading in every direction. Thc most
threatening of these flows through thc
Vedrino valley, which is almost filled.
The observatory, which originally stood
at a height of b'10 metres, is now only
27 metres above the sea level, owing to
thc sinking of thc ground. Seven new
craters have formed around the central
one, nnd this hns not tended to diminish
the fears formerly felt which were based
upon tho eruption of stones and scoria
similar to that winch occurred in 1802.
New   IliirrnekK.
San Francisco, Sept. 10.—Brigadier
General Miller will urge the immediate
erection by the wur department of commodious barracks at the Presidio. He
will try and have the matter attended
to before the rainy season begins, as it
now seems likely that many of the volunteers will remain at the post all winter.
One-armed George Wagner, the bank
robber of Richland, Mich., who was arrested in Chicago Wednesday, is snid to
be the mun wunted for the murder of
Moll Whitney, whose body was found in
Eel river near Logansport, Ind., in the
year 1884.
A triennial convention of weather bureau meteorologists will be held at Omaha in thc middle of October. Tliu convention will be opened by Prof. Willis
L. Moore, chief of the bureau, Secretary of Agriculture Wilson mny attend.
The meeting will last two days.
The Copper River Indians are reaping
a harvest by gathering the outfits abandoned by gold hunters in Alaska. It
cost the men 10c to 20o u pound to get
their food and clothing up the Copper
River valley. From 100 to 300, becoming discouraged with their vain attempts to lind gold, llnally dropped their
outlits anywhere and hurried buck to
V aides.
The highest mountain railway in Kurope, lending to the top of the Gorner-
grat, in Switzerland, situated between
the Mattorhorn and Monte Rosa, is about
completed. lt wus liegun in 1800. A
train cun luke 110 passengers two miles
above sen level. The power is furnished by the water which Hows from a
glacier, and i*, therefore, most abundant
iu summer, when most needed.
A Long Island historian calls attention to the fact that Sandy Hook wus
once Cape Santiago. Its first name
was Cape de Sunta Maria j changed in
1-j.lti to Cape Santiago; then, when thc
Hutch took possession, it received its
present name.
In the Chicago directory the name of
George Washington appears 10 times;
John Adams, Zo times; Thomas Jefferson only once; James MOttroe, seven;
John Quincy Adams, eight, und Andrew
Jackson 15 times. There ure 83 named
Dewey, and not a person in Chicago
named Shafter.
Lava streams that have flowed out i f
Vesuvius during the past three years
have deposited 100,000,000 cubic meters
of lava on tlie sides of the mountain.
A cone of lava 330 feet higu has been
formed, out of which fresh streams are
flowing. The valleys on either siue of
lhe   observatory   peak   have   beeu   lined
up.
Joseph Jefferson, the groat actor, recently wrote a check for $2 on a piece
of birch bark in the mountains because
he had no paper with him. The bank
which cashed the check now lias it framed and hanging on the wall.
W. S. Shroeder, a newspaper artist,
has been missing for three weeks in the
northern part of Washington. He left
his tamp to make sketches of Mount Raker nnd is supposed to have starved to
death in the wilderness.
A new society of "bird restorers" lias
been organized in Boston for the purpose of replacing native song birds in
their former haunts, protecting and encouraging thorn in the breeding season
and planting colonies wherever practicable.
The war department in order to keep
the regular army up to the maximum
will have recruiting ollicers at all stations where volunteers are mustered out
with a view of giving the men an opportunity to enlist in the regular service.
The steamer Miowera, arrived at Vie*
'toria, B. C, Friday night, reported that
Falcon island, iu the Pacilic, has disappeared, owing to volcanic action. It*
population consisted of nbout 20 native
fishermen, who have doubtless perished.
At Pattest on, Pa., Bert Geist laughed
so heartily at a funny entertainment
tluit his lower jaw became unhinged
from its socket and he was unable to
close his mouth. A doctor in the audience came to his relief and started his
jaw in motion again.
Dora Cox, a woman horse thief confined in the county jail at Kingfisher,
Okla., succeeded in making her escape
Monday night. She twisted thc locks
on her cell all out ,of shape, and going
into the wailing room with a case knife
took the locks off the outer door.
The Dickson Manufacturing Company,
Scranton, Pa., is constructing for the
government two segmental pneumatic,
guns, each to be oO feet long, with a bore
of 16 inches, with energy to hurl a dynamite cartridge of 1000 pounds a distan.-e
of 2700 yards, and projectiles of 000
pounds four miles.
In view of the fact that three men have
been shot in the Adirondack.-; in mistake
for deer thus far this year, and that 12
were shot last season, it has been proposed thnt the hunters shall wear costumes of such color thut the stupidest
amateur ean make no mistake.
The Spanish prisoners at Seavey's island, near Portsmouth, N. II., are getting
good prices for relies. Half a dollar is
demanded for a common naval button,
75c for a hat button and $1 for un officer's cap button. The Vizcnya and
Cristobal Colon hat bands sell for several dollars now, and the price is steadily going up,
The bullion dealers who purchased the
Spanish gold, silver and notes found on
thc Infanta Maria Teresa after thc buttle of July 3 propose to dispose of the
whole lot to the public at a premium
over the face value, us interesting historical souvenirs, *.he coins are tarnished by fire and wator and the notes are
stained.
Gov. Johnston of Alabama has removed
the state yellow fever quarantine against
New Orleans.
Airs. Mary Mazlque, who died recently
in Little Rock, Ark., at one time weighed
over 700 pounds.
The first snow storm of the season was
reported from Denver, in the eastern part
of Colorado, Saturday.
The National \V. 0. T. U. has asked
Miss Loiter of Chicago to christen the
battleship Illinois with water.
Capt. Jewell, of the cruiser Minneapolis,
has been presented with a handsome
sword by the members of his crew.
Ll Hung Chang's dismissal from the
Chinese foreign olliee does not divest him
entirely of his official powers.
While giving a performance at Chicago
Edward M. Fash, a tight-rope walker,
fell 00 feet and was fatally injured.
It is understood that Spain will nsk
the peace conference for the privilege of
retaining a part of the Philippines.
Only   One   ln   America.
Cincinnati, Sept. 19.—The Royal Order
of Scotland held its 21st annual conven- |
tion at the Scottish Rite cathedral today. |
Over 100 members were present. This
lodge is the only one in the United
States and is under the jurisdiction of the
provincial grand lodge at Edinburgh,
Scotland, and is one of thc oldest orders
in existence. The provincial lodge of
America has jurisdiction over Hawaii and
Japan, Regular routine business was
transacted ut the morning session, alter
which u recess wus taken until 2 p. ni.,
when thc degree of the order was conferred upon lo candidates.
There Is more Catarrh In this section of the
country than all other diseases nut together,
and until the last few years was supposed to
be Incurable. For a great many years doctors
pronounced lt a local disease, and prescribeo
local remedies, ond by constantly falling to
cure with local treatment, pronounced it Incurable. Science has proven catarrh to be a constitutional disease, and therefore requires constitutional treatnitfit. Hall's Caturrh Cure,
manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo,
Ohio, ls the only constitutional cure on the
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They offer one hundred dollare for any cob*
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Washington, Sept. 17.—Secretary Long
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to be built by the I'nion iron works at
Sun Francisco shall he named the Ohio.
Thc CrampB will build the Maine und the
Newport News coiupanny the Missouri.
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Boston is to have free ice water fountains in all parts of the city next summer.
The Congregationalists have one minister to every 114 members of their
churches.
No household is complete without a bottle of
tho famous Jesse Moore Whiskey. It is a pure
and wholesome stimulant recommended by all
physicians.   Don't neglect this necessity,
The sweet potato crop this year on
the Maryland and Virginia peninsula is
estimated at 2,000,000 barrels.
Two bottles of Plso's (Jure for Consumption cured me of u bud lung trouble.—Mra
J.  Nichols, Princeton.  Ind., Mar. 26, 1895.
A Norwegian engineer has invented a
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Snn Francisco. Sept. 10.—News hns
been received here of a diislnrdly ut-
tempt to rink the winding burk Xortli-
l-i*ii Liglil, V'lliell siiileil 1'i'oiu here in hi t
Muy lor Ivot/ebue sound. The bttfU
hud been transformed into u passonger
vessel uud suo took lo'l men bound fur
tlie mythical land of gold; The vessel
wun commanded by Captain Whiteside.
On .Muy i-i, whon only u low dnys out,
it wus discovorod thnt the Ndi'thai'ri
Light wus n uking water nt u rapid rate,
'l'he pumps woro manned, hut the wa-
tor Btill {-ninn up rapidly, A soaroli wuh
instituted nud tlie leuk wus looatod in
the bo\y, Fui'llii'i* soavoli sliowod thut
four auger holes lnnl been bored through
the timbers, going eloar through ilm side
to the wator. Three of the holi-s were
plugged up hut it wus impossible to
reach the fourth. The pumps hud been
going until KoU.ebiia sound was reached.
Captain Porter of tlie Jessie Freoman,
who reUmn.il froni lhe north yesd-nluy,
suys thut the prospectors nt KoUobuo
hnve gone to poor iielils. An fur us-'s
known no gold bus been found.
CAPTAIN CAPR0N IS DEAD.
.Ieivl-.li IVcmv Yeur.
Portland, Sept. 10.—Saturday wns the
first dny of thc Jewish month Tisri, the
beginning .if the yenr 0(150. It wus the
first dny of Rosh llnshonoh, the beginning and the most Important part of the
Jewish New Yeur observance.
KnrtlHiimki-N  111 Maine.
Portland, lie., Sept. 10.—Two earthquake shocks occurred in Deering Saturday morning. The first wns felt at 10:45,
lusting several seconds, followed nfter nn
Interval of 11 seconds by a second shock,
lusting live seconds.
The trip of the Monterey to the Philippines demonstrates tlmt with good
weather this class of vessel may, with
her own steam und a tow, cross the Pacific ocean.
One  of  llie   11.-si   Kiio-tvii   OffleerM   lu
tile Iti-milnr Army.
\Vu*hitiglon, Sept. 18.—(.'nptiiin Allyn
Capron, of the First artillery* died ut hi*
home neur Fort Myer, Vn., today. C'up-
tuin Capron' wus one of the best known
ollicers in the regular army, He hud devoted himself particularly to the artillery branch of the serviOe, having been
an honor graduate of the artillory boIiooI
in IH7*! nmi wns regarded us an authority
On artillery tnclies. When Qenoral Shaft.
el's corps went lo Santiago Capron no-
companled ii and his battery did notably
fine work in the buttle of Santiago. Dining the lirst day's fighting bofore the eity
Captain Capron's son, Captain Allyn K.
Capron of the ltmigh Riders, was killed.
Tiie deulli of his .on preyed upon the
miller's mind, but lie never sworvod I'm*
an Instant from his duty during the ter*
rilile days Hint followed. The seeds of
dlsonso were hiiwii iu his system during
the Cuban campaign uud he returned In
his Inline at Fort Alyer, nenr this oity,
only to be stricken down with typhoid
fever. His dentil occurred about 12 o'clock
today,
(.'ummis*-ion--r»« A |.iii.iiil.'.l.
London, Sept. 10.—A special from
Madrid says: The Spanish peace commissioners were appointed Saturday.
They are Senor Monteret Kins, president
of the senate, who is president of the
commission; General Cerrero and Senilis
Abiiuraizu, Villaruda nnd Garcia. The
commission will start for Paris September 25.
A rose hush hearing blossoms nf flic
different colors was one of lho principal
attractions in a ltd fast (Mc.) Iluwci* garden this summec.
The left side of the fnce is consideied
by nrtists nnd photographers more beautiful I lnm the right.
The Spanish government hns published
a decree calling to nrms 100,000 men, out
of whom 30,000 are for the colonies, presumably for the Philippines.
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People who buy Schilling's B.st drink more tea a
year than other people.      „
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