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THE GOLDEN ERA.
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GOLDEN, Bhitish Columbia, FRIDAY, January 31,1902
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IMPERIAL   BANK
OF CANADA.
HEAD OFFICE. TOROUTO.
He 8. Eowla-O, Preeident.
T. B. MaBRirr, Vloe-Preiidtnt,
D. B. Wilkie, General Manager.
CAPITA-,
ean.
���2,500,000
1,650,000
THE BIG STORE.
IAV1W05 PEPARTHENT:
Intereat Allowed on
Deposit! of |i.00 and
Upwarda at Current Bates
GOLDEN BRANCH,
J. S. OIBB, Manager,
Jam. Drapt,*-D.L.8., A P.LS,
Mining Engineer,
M. Ara-n, Inst. M.E.
���OLDEN AND WINDERMERE.
8s<r->ys madt for Aateaiment Work and
***** Grants.
"    "for ail	
l Creek East Koo-jmav.
Laasi for salt on Lake Windermere and
P. A. HES0RMEAU,
. .  .Tailor.
Golden, B.C.
. -*
���Mtt. tide Kicking HorH Btv.r.
H��ll Bros. & Co.
-    Wl��l*j_*''A*^*;jli,l...
Butcxicrs.
Cattle, Sbitep awl Horse Dealers.
OOLDEN  B.C.
LEGAL.
Thomas O'Brien,
lv 7r*arrift*r, Sftiieltt.-.���'���'_>*
l,et_ryP-blIe,CtHW_jr_l��eeriete
��� in Upper Columbia Navigation and
���'���''... Tra-a.ay Couijiaiiy't lluildhig,
<*���!<���_. H. V,
R-trrey, HoCarte'r'fi. Plnlcham,
ll.itri.t��r.,'ietifctior��,'*o.
���_��.��. MoCART_���;
Itevilatoke, B.Os.
. M. PINS
Stausan
A.M.PINKfljkfl
Ferguson B. C.
J.A.HARVEY
Fart Steele, B.C
>t,*  V-
[umbia
|House-...
���*^GOl_DKN; B.C.
Oae of tba Xatgeetead Belt Man-
aged Hotels in British Columbia.
OOOD SAMPLE ROOMS,
HOT AND COLD BATHS.
-.Special atteatwn given to biggiga tf
Uttittrcial into.   Delivered to ind froas
X^CiiTt,.    SpoeU.rate.to,
retlalar botrdtrt.
xh   J. G. ULLOCK,
PROPRIETOR.
Hallfe*, Jan. 28-Tht aieond flan*
adlan BIB* embarkee to -_*>.
.       Ottawa, Jan. 88-Senator Snowball
1    bu been appointed tleut.-Governor of
New Braniwlok.
To make the work of Stock-
Taking as light as* possible
we offer -xtra special values
iti all lines except groceries
for *the balance of this
month.    $    ��    9
TRADE WHERE CASH DOES DOUBLE DUTY.
H. ft PARSON.
F. M. Barrett
GOLDEN,
B. C.
Manufactures and carries in stock Lumber Harness,
Farjn Harness, Double Carriage Harness, Single Buggy
Harness, Stock Saddles, Ladies' Side Saddles, Halters, Riding Bridles, Riding Whips, Buggy Whips, Cattle Whips,
Spurs, Currycombs, Brushes, Snaps (all sizes), Sweat Pads,
Horse Blankets, Surcingles. Boots and Shoes of all kinds
made to order.   Leather goods of oil kinds, repaired.
'.-'.. Prices right;-  Moil orders of all kinds receive prompt
attention.
it.*,..
**��� ..-�������������-
AN
ARMFUL
OF
Furnishings
taken at random from our stock would give a fair idea of
the beauty antl'value of the goods we offer. Let your eye
run ouer this list of
MEN'S FIXINGS
and make a note ofthe prices. When you see the goods
you'll know why we claim to have the best value in town*
J. C. TOM & Co.
Vanee-W, Jan. -8--hoa. Middle
ton, oathltr In tkeflold Comraittloner'i
offlce, oom-ltted tnloldi with * rar-or,
- : ������*-***
London, 3b*- n**Om, Brace Hamilton eaptored 81 Bom in a incoeufal
night attaok..Del, Pluir^ glared 86.
THE BBIHW_iNC��OFPOPD-
l    '���- 'iM��'  31*1 tl     if   .
:I3J*!:.   ,.
Upper Columbia
BYBR-WCM-tlHO * DMAH9.
���rm-r-v^--:^-* .^- .
The ew-it_t-_s*Iiig demand Jor tho
Diamond Dye Mai
li a inra aod ��jrtal��4Ms��ai*a
popularity. tmf:��t*9-**Wt4-*Ht
on and rot fulsWH W1 -*** m
now eaW-rateilbs/ .   ...
olawee.   TbUMataoad ijrjj^-rtrt
���_S��_WWSr��f"��
���e-SPfaMWU-r *-_iS#'.'**^.
nlMblo detlgna to-Able yor��'to teleet
Um Tbe Walla _ Skhujiior. Co.,
Ltottad, 200 MonptaU St., Montr**!.
LIMITED.
,    . ���:'*\ '   "*;
Steamers Duchess _. Hyak, Mf'Saii.
.�����!��������
ONLY QUICK AND COMFORTABLE ROUTE
TO THE MINING TO?N8 OP WINDERMERE
MINING piVISION- 9        9 9
I'or rates on Ore and other information apply to
. i.  - *., ���'
C.J[4. Papison,
THE SMELTER CASE.
"The Board of Trade Suggests Itself as an
Organization Eminently Qualified to
Take This Matter in Hand."
Mineral Act, Section 117, (IJ.   A Certificate of Improvement shall not bo impeached iu
any Court on nuy ground except that of fraud.
Editor Era .-���The editorial in your issue ol the 17th inst., and
also letter signed "Free Miner," in that of tlte 24th, commenting on
that monumental outrage known as the Goldeu Smelti-r should afford
���atisfaetioh to everyone having an interest in the advancement of
mining or any business or enterprise in Northeast Kootenay, and all
must hope that now thnt the ball has been let rolling a determined
effort shall be made to eee this thing to a finish,
Tl.e Golden Board of-Trade luggetla itself lo ine us tn organization eminently qualified to take this matter in hand ; that Is, to force
the holders of the smeller .townsite either to show that they bave
complied witlr the terms of tho agreement by which they obtained a
title to the lands comprising what is kuown as the townsite, or that
they forthwith proceed to do so. Otherwise to arrange properly the
whele question so that it may b. placed intelligently before the Dominion Ooverninent.
I cannot see that any lengthened correspondence would be of any
material benefit, and that, 1 take it, ii what we are after.
Merely to attempt to impeach the title to the townsite would not
bs of benefit to anyone.   To force the owners of the smeller to make
an honest effort to do that for which they were given the townsite,
and which, ai yet, they have not even attempted to do, would be, I
3* think, a more in the right direction.
P. W. AYLMER. .
Golden. Jan. 39. 1902.
CAPE COLONY REBELLIOUS.
London, Jair 25-TK* Daily Newt
attaches importance to the despatch
from The Hague correspondent, stating
that priva e Soir.li African despatches
hnve reached military circles at The
Hague to the effect that important de
velopmeuts are expected lu Cape Colony. Tliey add that the power of the
Boers in ihe Colony are dally Increasing, and colonists are joining the Boer
ranks in steadily increasing number!.
Rebellion is constantly spreading. Tbe
executions of Lotter nnd Scbeepen
haveconslderablyexoited the loyalists,
an.l ure causing even lome of the oldeet
of them to join the Boers, whose position Is more favorable than at any
time aince the commencement of hos
tilitlas. The British forces suffered
twelve defeat's from September to November, ol whioh no'mention was
made in Kitchener's dispatohes. Tele*
grains from impartial correspondents
iu Suuih Africa have been received at
The Hague describing the prospects of
Iloi-r resistance as encouraging. Indeed, projects for the Government of
an independent South Afrioa are under
consideration by Botr leaders.
GOLD NEAR SUMAS.
Vancoover, Jan. 17-The report
reached hero today that Will Davit,
an old miner, had ttruck rloh plaoert
at Sumai, Davis hi! been proipect i ng
north and well ot Ibe Mt. Baker country, and thought he would stake a
claim in soft looking ground half a
mile from tha town of Sumai. In hit
���take hole he found several nugget! of
gold. He think! he hai struck the old
bed of the Frneer. Davit then worked
loutbward to the foothills, and atruck
a quarts claim, which, ht says, runs
$550 to the ton. There ii conilderable
excitement at flumaa over the find, and
mauy rainera are harrying In to the
scone. **
SECRETARY.
H. S. HOWLAND DEAD.
Toronto, Jan. Sfj-Henry 8. How-
land, preeident of tha imperial Bank of
Canada, and one of the leading oitiaeni,
'died to-night aa the result of a paralyse stroke, uatained oa Saturday
while returning to the oity from hii
m'llli at Klienburg. He wae 87 yean
of age, and no hops bad been entertained of hi! recovery.
Klngiton, Ont., Jan. 29-Earth-
quake ihockl were* felt in Kii.gaton
daring the early honn ot the morning,
yesterday, somewhere around 2 o'olook.
Tha wlndowe of home! clattered and
beds underwent a vibrating motion.
Brief Despatches.
London, Jan. 25.���Lord Stavordale
and Lady Helen Stewart, the beautiful
daughter of the Marquis of Londonderry, were married at St. Peter's
church, Eton Square at 1 o'clock this
afternoon. It was nn exceptionally
brilliant affair.
Vancouver, Jan. 28���The Fisheries
Commission is still in sssslon here
The canners have not yet given evidence. The have asked to make one
presentment from the whole aaiocia*
tion. The fishermen will do the lame
ai a union, but canners want traps,
but both urge traps, if allowed, be
given to them and no others,
��� Ottawa, Jan. 25-The Hotel Cecil
was burned to the ground at 5:30 this
morning, and now all that remains of
tha building ara the oliarred walls.
The place is a complete loss. The
hotel was owned by ex-Mayor Davidson, who rebuilt it and had it newly
furnished about three yeara ago. The
loss is about (60,000, with instiranco
of 130,000.
Winnipeg, Jan. 27.-The Hilliurd
house, Queen's hotel, Gardner's and
Wilson- general itorei were destroyed
at Rat Portage today, entailing a lost
of 150,000. The total insurance is
about .114,700, The Hilliard house
Waa one ol the best known summer
resort hotels in the Witt, and ita de-
ttruotion will be a great lots to the
town.
WHY 8HEEPERS WAS SHOT.
London, Jan, 28-The War Hecro
lary, Mr* Brodrick, wae atked by Win.
Redmond (Irish Nationalist), in the
House of Commons to day, why Com
mandant Scheepers, who was captured by General French in October
last, was executed last Saturday at
Rraat Relnet, Cape Colony. The Sec*
rotary replied that Scheepers was shot
because he had been convicted of various offences against the uiuages of
war, including seven cold.-blooded mur
dera of natives, and the flopging of a
white man. Mr. Brodarick added that
the faot that Commandant Scheepers
was a prisoner of war carried no exemption from trial for murder or other
violation of the rales of war.
A MINISTER'S SEAT
Quebec, Jan. 29.���William Power, a
Liberal, ol the firm of W. A J. Sharp
lei, Quebec, wai declared elected by
aoolaraatlon today al a member for
Qeebeo Weil division, to fill the ra-
vancy caueed hy tha death of Hon. R.
D. Dobell.
A LIBERAL ELECTED.
Prior's Old Seat Lost to the
Conservatives.
Victoria, Jan. 38. -Tbe bye-lection
in Victoria to fill the vacancy earned
hy unsealing Colonel Prior, retulted
iu the election of Geo. Riley, Liberal,
over 8. Barnard, Conservative, by ���
majority of 431.   The vote itood:
Riliy   1,797
Barnard  1,376
The result is a surprise to both
parties. Riley's friende felt confident
of his election, but had no hope of piling up such a big majority. Tbe Conservative leaders feel greatly disappointed aa they claim that a canvas of
the city gave them every hope of a
handsome majority for Barnard. At
the general election Prior and Eail btal
Riley and Drury, Liberals, by 351 and
the change to a Liberal majority of 421
astounds both aides. It ia tha first
time in tbe history of Victoria that
the city has elected a Liberal to the
House of Commons. The Liberals hail
a big parade and torchlight procession
with speeches and general jubilation.
C.P.R. CAPITAL SrOCK GOES UP.
Ottawa, Jan 37���The Canadian Pacific Railway Company has applied to*
lhe Dominion Government for approval of a resolution authorising the
Board of Directors, with the sanction
of tbe shareholders to increase tha
capital slock of tbe company for tha
purpose ot making great improvements
all along the line of the railway.
These improvements will aggregate
820,000,000, which it the amount by
which the capital stook ot the company
is sought to be increased. The work
of improvement has already been practically started, and will be carried out
in all parte oi ths Dominion during th*
next year or two. Thia is the first
time in the history of the Dominion
that a railway company has been
financially strong enough to raise additional capital by selling its common
stock. An additional arrangement,
beyond the fact of the financial standing of the company, has been effected
to insure that every dollar of stock
issued thall be represented by a dollar
in cash in betterment of the railway.
The Government haa stipulated, and
officers of tlu compuny bave absolutely
agreed, that none of the stock shall be
sold below par.
The purpose for which the additional
stock is to be disposed of is to enable
the company to double-track a largo
part of the line, and for new rolling
itock, locomotives and cars and th*
laying of heavier rails nlong the present line, and to provide such other improvements as may bs found necessary
to cope with the large increase in
traffic, and whicli is rxpeeiad to continue iu ihe future.
The money is to be expended in somewhat the following manner: Rolling
stock, $9,000,000; double tracking,
1(1,000.000; Montreal. $1,500,000; new
elevators, and improvements of terminals, 13,000,000; miscellaneous improvements, (500,000; making s total
of 120,000,000.
As a further safeguard ot publio
interest, besides the provision that tb*
stock must not hs sold below par, tb*
company has agreed that in calculating ten per cent., which, by the terms
of its original contract with the Crown
must be earned hy the railway upon
the amount of lis actual cash cost before parliament or tho Governor General in Council can interfere with ite
tolls, litis new stock and tlie proceeds
of it shall not be included in theactua^
cash cost of tht rail -ay. In this way
the time Is beiug hastened when the
Government has the right to interfere
and reduce the tolls of the company if
they are found to be unreasonable,
Again, questlona have been arising,
in parliament at to the exact meaning
ol this section, whicli excludes the
right of parliament to interfere with.
tolls until 10 per ctnt hat been earned
upon the caah coat ol Ihe road. Th*
Government aud the company have
therefore agreed to lubmit for friendly
reference to the Supreme Com t of Canada, or, 11 necessary, to tba Julicial
Committee of the Privy Council, in
order that an authoritative interpretation may be obtained without further
delay.
Tbe expenditure ot 120,000,000 of
United States and European money in
Canada will no donbt be of great advantage to thi! oountry.
m TH E ERA, GOLDEN, B. C, Jan c ary 3 lt 1111   .
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ri.'BUSHEls EVEKV FRIDAT.
_D. V. CHASI11BKS, ��� Editor and Publisher
Subscriptions ti 00 per j-oar in advance.
Advertising rates made known on request
FRIDAY. Jakuakt 31, 1DO-.
THE ALL PREVADI.N'G SPIRIT.
Tha Rev. Samuel Pearson, who ia
Slieriff of Cuuiherlanil County, Maine,
has on exhibition some extraordinary
devices for evading, the |>rohlbitiou
law. A big walti.iii,i:unt*, taken from
a peslsller, wns found to be vessel containing ten drinks of whiskey. A
semi-tireiilar tin tank, containing
whiskey, wai worn hy a woman at a
bustle. A man whose general appear
ance was that of thinness had an
extraordinary large "corporalion." It
wae produced by a hidden tank full of
whiskey. Chocolate cans ou the shel
ves of grocery stores tnd medicine
bottlee in drug shopt were seized aud
found to ooutaiu intexioanta.
By tar Ihe most interesting at well
as comical feature of Sheriff Pearson's
exhibition, however, waa hit graphic
illustration of how his deputies ltad
aeixed whlekey from the bed of a inp
posed sinall-|iOX patient and from the
cradle of a supposed dying infant He
had upon theetageabed fully made up,
and cradle of the old fashioned kind.
Hs got into the bod and covered him
tell up to thi chin to represent a man
whoao house wat lurched for liquor,
and wbo, as his wife informed the
officers, was "terrible sick." The
Sheriff gol up and went to the foot of
Ihe bed, from whicli he pulled dozens
of bottles of liquor, remarking as he
did it that lhe more whiskey the officers
palled out the sicker the man in the
bad became. Tbe officers had been told
thai thia man had smallpox, but they
went in and got the whiekey, while
th*. man got four monthi. The slieriff
it in the htbit of delivering lecturet,
and tome ol hit illustrations are remarkable. A bed and a craslls* are
placed ou tbe stage in order to illua
irate two cases. In one a man was
aald to be extremely ill of email pox.
The sheriff went to the bed and pulled
out doxene of bottles of liquor. Corn-
to the cradle inoident, the sheriff pus
on an apron and cap aad lat down bo
aide tbt couch of an imaginary tick
infant, aingiug a lullaby and rocking
thi cradle wiih ono foot. Then, aa he
rocked, ha related io the audience
how the deputies had gone to a woman's house 10 starch for liquor and
bad found tho woman rocking a cradle,
Sbe aaid ibe baby wai vtry sick, audi
really, it looked sick; but tbey w��re
after whiskey, and, concealed under
lhe inlant's bedclothes, they fouud 1:1
bottles ot it.
Wonderful ingenuity is shown in
these efforts to evade the law. Equal
Iy wonderful it the desperate era.iug
which will induce a man to dive into a
lane or alley and drink whiskey from
a hollow walkiug ittek. After die-
covering a good manv of thete Irickt
ihe officer! of the law mint begin to
outjseot everything. Walls, legs of
table! and chairs, thing-, which to the
common cy* are solid, he comes in
regard aa hollow, and cajuble of hold-
lag liquor.
NOT FAIR TO THE COLONIES.
S/dney. N.S-.W., Jan. 25-Theplacing of contracts in Argentina by the
British Wur Oiifce, to supply meats
ami other produce for the troopi in
South Alrica, hit engendered extreme
irritation throughout Auiiralla. The
action of the Imperial authorities ia
regarded as an evidence ol indifference
to the claims of the colonies; as ill au
cording with the expression! of im-
jserial solidarity ; aa a poor re pay ment
(or the sacrifices of the Colonies, aud
-generally as a grave iujustlos, Most
ot the premiers of Australia, and the
premier of New Zealand, have cabled
to the Imperial Government, itrong
proiutt, in practically identical terms,
laying that the two eoloniet are able
ie supply the war offiie requirements
in Souih Africa threo limes over.
Boilicolonies.it le pointed out. haa
more meat than customers.
���*���m**a\*>-** '
IRREPRESSIBLE IRISHMEN.
London, Jan. 95.��� Mr. O'Connor,
Irith Nationalist, made a strong fighting speech, in support of Ur. Redmond's
amendment of j tate. day, te the Address in Reply to the Speech from the
Thione, at ibe opening of Parliament.
He was frequently cheered. Mr. O'Connor made a epecial point ot the rtoent
reception of the Irish delegation in the
United States, by president Roosevelt,
who, he eaid, held the same views.
The speaker luither aaierted that the
greatest of obstacles to a good nnder-
understandiug between tbe United
States and Great Britain, wastbeIrish
queetion whioh haunted aud wbich
would continue to haunt Great Britain
in all parti of the world. The Irish
memben, before now, had made ministries, and tbey would make and unmake more ministries. Landlordism
in Ireland was doomed. The Government knew that it wae beaten all over
Ireland on the queation of compulsory
laud purchase, and the present debate
marked the commencement ot a new
epoch in tbe progreti of Ireland.
CHEAPER SMELTING.
Sandon, January 26 -Tli.ro wai
ao important change lu tha Smelter
eituation bar* thll week. D. Johnson,
of tb* Everett imelter, hai made con-
Iraeli with th* Amiriean Boy and
Lilt Chanee properiiet on a baiii of
111 for freight and treatmen*. on oro
going 90 per cent lead or ieti. For
ore running over 20 pn eent, 20 cents
a unit will be charged for each per
eent. up to 40, making Ihe rate of tbat
claia of ore $15 per lon. All going
oyer 40 per mat will get the 116 rate.
A tt*t penalty of 50 ctntt a nnit will
Im charged on everything over 8 por
eent. the aettltment hr on the Loudon market quotations, let! .hips-wit
deduct iom Thi* drop in rate! il welcome nam to lb* Slocan.
THE BEGlNMNO OF THE END.
Pretoria, Jan. M���Lord Kitchener
hit authorized Gen. Viloutl. a enr
rendered Burgher, to ralat an additional Boer eorps of 1,500 men.
Oen. Vilorrat liar written a letter to
ra-PrewMent Steyn, warning lheJailer
of fall InlenlkHl lo form *uch ��orp��,
and adding ihat ih* Boera in the eon'-
���entratioii camp* are llrad of ih* nea
. Ira* atrial*,'and are determined to
help Hie Br.il-.ti lb end It.
Insure In the Imperial Lifo
.lobptiiil.inir at the Kra s.fliie.'
Save Your Snowshoe Tags.
The most popular brand of Chewing
Tobacco in Canada to-dty ii "Pay
lioll." Every plug of - Pay Boll"
otan a "Snowshoe" Tag. Consumers
should save these tags, ae valuable
presents are given for them. Tags are
good up to Jan. 1,1U03. Write for
new illustrated premium catalogue.
The Empire Tobacco Co , Ltd., Winni-
pegbranch,  Winnipeg, Man.
A MODERN JOB
Faith, patience and six bottleo
Of South Amerioan Nervine*
������ made over" Mr. Wrl_ht-an*_
all his trouble* et-rte*- In a
disordered stomaoh.
" Al a general builder up ef the intent I
belicva nothing can equal Son:* American Ner.
vine. At one lime I seemed lobe a.1Hcls-d with
almost all Ihe Ills that flesh is heir lo���indiss-stion,
nervousness, gastric and nasal catarrh, ..nd
liver and kidney disorders. This great remedy
was recommended lo me. I look sis botllas in
all, and what was apparently a hopeless rase
was quickly and permanently cured. 1 fell myself improving Irom the Dm few sSs__,"���Noble
Wright, Orsuigevllle. Ont /      74
Sold by C. W. Field.
GYPSIES OF HUNGABY
TZIGANE8, WHO FURNISH THE "HUNGARIAN ORCHESTRAS."
The World reports that the ttearaer
Mainlaniler, which rum between Vancouver and Victoria, and wbich left
tha former city on her regular -r j>
Thunday, wn eanght in a itirm
when in ihe Gull and went ashore on
a sandbar iff Sinclair Island, near
Port Townaend. No one wai drowned
end it li thought that theittamar will
be taken off without muoh damage.
IT MEANS'
OSTRACISM
rout breath and distrusting
dlsoharcee, duo to Oatarrh,
make thousands of people
objects of aversion���Dr. Af>
netr/e Oatarrhal Pov-der Relieves Into minutes and oures
Hon. Oeorga James, of Scranton, Pi., saysi
" 1 have been a martyr to Catarrh for twenty
years, constant banking and dropping In llie
1'iroat ansl pain lit tin Isead, very offensive
bteaih. t Hied Dr. Agnew'j Catarrhal Powder.
Ths lirst application gav. instant relief. After
suing a few bullies I wat cures],'"   59 cents.   73
Sold by C. W. Field.       .
TAX NOTICE.
NOTICE it hereby given, in accordance
witb the Statutes, that Provincial Jtev-
���     enn* Tax, and all Assessed Taxes and
Income Tes, unused and Ie.led under the
Assessment Act tnd ssoessdmeiils, are now
due and payable for lha year IM.  All taxes
collsx'tnbld for the UssMt/u Assewmant District nra sire and i'��yal.le nt my offi.-t, situ,
ale at ihe ('.ss.rt Hou��c,jUi.i.Imi.  Tills notice,
in terms of law. la equivalent t>* a larsonat
domain) by me upon ..11 |*ersons liable for
lates.      .
Hated ill (IsiMen, seventh January, 190*.'.
F. 0, LANO,
Assessor tnd Collector.
UrsMmi Asaessninit District.
(tsilsls'ss, ll.C, I'nal (.nis't.
Koiusuls Who Makt Haagefy Tb.lr Ma.
Usroal Boast and Whe Gsnasmllr R.i���se
All Attempts ta Cilia. Taxin���A W.ls-d
Lot or Msuloal Tramp-
Fashion's fondness (or Hungarian orchestras the world over and a recent tool-
ny scandal In whlcb an American girl
wns Implicated havt drawn the attention
ol two continent, to those ourlout people
relied Trigones tn Hungary, Ilobeiulint
In France and gypsies In England and tbt
I'tited States. Hungary la tbo home ot
Ihe Tslganes In so far as they bava any
home. In all other European countrlee
they wero persecuted tor centuries ns emissaries ol tho evil one and enemies ot Christianity, hut Hungary took pity on them
and treated the wanderers like Inst children. It was In the fifteenth century that
Ihey firat mnde their appearance tbere.
King Siglsinond received them hospitably
ana recommended to tbe charity and pity
of tbo pnblio "those poor wandering people, without a homo tnd hounded by every
ono." ���
Therein) now about 150,000 ot these
Mgnnca 111 Hungary. Thoy way be divided Into three classes���those who go
Iwrehvaded and barefooted, the wondering
gyptlt-i; those who wear headgear and
times on Sundays, the seinlnnwnds, and
I hose who nlWssys wear hate and shoes and
w Iso hnvo to a greet extent abandoned tbe
noiinullc IIvobc* their ancestors. Then
laitir are the most civilised snd ere generally musicians, who oxcel In the playing
ot Hungarian tones.
When tho Tziganes arrived In Hungary,
Ibey were not trained muslcslly, but tbey
soon*appropriated Magyar music, and oul
ot It have made a erutle and weird art of
their own. Their favorite Instrument le
the"bas'alja," aa tbey torm the violin,
Soino play tbe harp, but tbey have a market! aversion lor the piano, for the reason
that it cannot bo easily moved about. In
Hungary no tete or festival takes place
without a Tzigane orchestra. At elco
tlou times a Tzigane bond always
bead! the electoral processions, and no
wedding It considered completo without
Iheir uiusio for the dance. The Ttlgauee
bave bocoino natural musicians, playing
from Inspiration and generally being unable to read mnalo. Llsst, who made a
ttudyof the Tziganes, aaya that music It
to tbem a tubllmt language, a niystio
long, whleh they often mako use of Instead of conversation, and thnt tbey have,
tn fact, Invented a music of their own.
One of the favorite abodes of thete
ctrtnge people Is near the frontier ot Croatia, lt Is tbere thut tho typical Bohemians ore aoon ot thoir beet. Their "cninps"
are alwaya eet up at some distance from
tbe nearest town or village, often In dote
proximity to tome forest Tbe Ttlgunt
huts���for tbty are nothing more���consist
of a tingle room, unless the owner It extremely well to do, ami generally devoid
of furniture. Tho Tziganes cal and tleep
on the bore boards. At all timet ot the
day there It a imoldcrlng (Ire in the hot;
over which hongs a sandstone pot, (sir the
Tzigane haa no fixed honr for hit isiuala,
but rati whenever hofeela hungry. The
ordinary bill of (aro consists of potatoes,
stews, lullk and turd. On ft-nlve occasion!
���unh titbits are Indulged In ns hodgehogs,
for.es and squirrels. Cats are considered
by tht Tslgtuet a jirlnccly diet. Dogs ara
trained to hunt hedgehogs tnd (nxes. Tbey
hiivo a peculiar manner of cooking foxes.
They are ploccd in running water for a
oonple of days and then cooked undor bot
coale In a hole lu the ground. The Tziganes have a partiality tor tha flesh of dead
animals, end whenever e (arm or a stable
tokos fin tbey ruth to tht soeno In tbe
hope o( finding the carcass o( some dead
animal. Liko certain oriental races, they
use their flngen tn conveying food to tbeir
mouths.
Tzigane womin, al a role, go about bait
naked, the young girlt wearing nothing
but a tmall apron, excepting when they
go to the neighboring town. The urn
weal bul little clothing, and until the
time of their marriage, at between 19 and
M yean of ago, tbey go about almost
naked. After marriage, however, tbey
attire themselves In the gaudy Hungarian
national costume, of whicli they ara very
proud. Oast off garment! of tome Magyar
nobleman they have a great weakness [or,
and wben they aro able to obtain a bright
red coat their satisfaction Is coinplote.
Thu Tziganes have horror of work or
restraint of any kind. Even those who
bsvt a flxtd roildenoo like to room about
whtn thty feel to Inclined, Bo firm Is this
wandering Instinct with them that tbey
have no word In their language to signify
' 'remain." Most of tht trades they adopt
are suitable for a nomadlo life. 1-hey are
either horse dealers, blacksmiths, thttp
shearers or, and abort all, boggart. II b
quite Impossible to take a country drive
through tome provlneti ot Hungary without coining aerate a band of Ttlgintt,
tonio one of whom will turely follow a
carriage for a halt hour or more until he
baa received a coin.. The Ttlgantt havt
given ihcmsclvet the nlokname of "poor
men," and the habit of begging It to thoroughly rooted In tbem tbat even well to
do membera of their rice, whom ont oooa-
���tonally nioote In Budapest driving put
blooded horses and wearing oottly Jewels,
cannot resist the temptation of taking for
money.
, Many unsuccessful attempts have been
made to restrain tbo vagabond proptntltln
of tht Ttlganea. Tbl Kniperor .toteph II
once tried to compel tbem to have a flxtd
residence and allotted thtm land, distributed agricultural Implements among thtm
and ordered them to cultivate tbeir land;
but, Instead of taking op tbeir residence!
In the corotortable bouses thty bid boen
presented with, the Ttlgmei tumid the
bouses Into stables for their home and
oowi and set up lento near hy for their
own uat. To prevent the oom given thom
lor teed from sprouting thty boiled 11
Mot the emperor wu nol dlsoouraged.
He ebollthed the Tilgen* language, at be
had already done away wilh tbe Magyar
language, did away with the rery name ot
Tzigane and finally look thtlr children
flfohi them to be educated by Gannon and
Rnogarian formers, who Wer* to. bring
tbem up aooording to a ttrlotoodtof dlsoi-
���dine. But Ibe little Tilgantt grew up
���frith all the Instincts at tbtir ran, and at
tt* tint opportunity they'sweeped and re-
Joined tbeir parent*.���Nagy Karpad Cor.
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From an Old Acquaintance,
To the Editor of tht Era :
Sir,���I faiil It a doty to Itt the pnblio
know through yonr paper what a aloae
call I had and how I eaoaped. I wai
engaged aa a brakeman on tha C.P.R.,
and oontraoted rheamaflim, whioh
toon bteama ehronie. I beoame on-
fitted lor work, aod finally waa nnabla
io walk, in whleh condition I waa
when a letter from a friend in Winni-
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Liule Red Pilla. and how they had
cured aeveral ot hi* acquaintance!, I
reiolred 10 try them and it wai only
after taking ilx bottlet thtt I began to
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tay. M wtll at trtr, and am baok at
my old ooeopatlon.
I believe I woald hart died had it
not bttn for (hit mirrtllout msrdlclnt.
-A. r. Wood, C.P.R., Montreal.
Thot. F. OallwM, Marlbank, Ont.,
writer: Tour pilla ��rt living food rt*
mill. My o��*o It OM of taaama, of 17
year*' Handing.
F. H. Yalta, Marlbank, Ont., aaya i
I havt bad itomaoh tronble for ovtr
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Peter D. McFadyen, Rivtrdalt, PE.
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tUtu Writer
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W. L. HOUSTON
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TO MANUFACTURE LEAD.
Montro.il, Jan. 21-It ia uuderalood
that the Canadian Paint Co. it oon
aiderinR a proposal to ettabliah a factory for tin manufacture ot white and
read lead and litharge from lead mined
in Britiih Colombia. The Ueoielon ol
the C.P.R* to establish a ltad refinery hai brought the matter lo a held.
Thouiand* ol tont of lead ara now imported, chiefly Irom Germany, aome ol
it bting manufactured Irom lead oie
actually mined In Britiih Columbia.
It ii uaderatoosl that the eitabliahment
ota taorory merely* dependa upon the
Oovernment extending aufflclent protection lo tht promoteri. The ooit ol
machinery, etc, ii very high,
AN ALLEGED CONSPIRACY.
Halifax, Jan, 24 - An alleged plot for
mutiny wai ditcovtred yesterday
among the men ol the Canadlau
l(o-ntel Riflei. It wat nporiid that
about 75 ptr cent of tht men had
agreed between thoineilvii to revo't
after the steamer Victoria left port, and
Wire enlisting the sympathies ul tl e
Other*. One of the offloen'who was
interviewed, iX.jretttd it at hie.opinion that the men referred to would not
have courage enough to carry out the
threat* attributed to them. The un*
pleaiantnesi in the corpi, he said, wa*
du* to th* diiralssil ot a largt number
of wettern men (or what ha oomldtred
good came. Thit Iteling ot nient-
mil had ouluilnaled in a oomplracy to
get even wilh an officer or two, alter
the Victoria had tailed. It Aral one of
those who had been dismissed wbo hid
incited the mm still connected with the
regiment to revolt.
The news of the alleged plot to
mutiny eauted conilderable excitement
at tha camp, Thll morning tin men
were plaoed nnder arrest, and teven
hav* bttn given their discharge.
THE "DROP-OFF" HEART
Doe tore didn't give Mre,
���Jamee Ions to live-but Dr,
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Far filtcni years Mrs, John A. Janes, of Wlnr.
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be her Inst. Her physicians said ilia, she mi-tln
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in suffering, nnd believing Hint " while there .*, life
there's hope," slm sinned using Dr. Agnew's
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Fount-en and a lialf indict of auo.v
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"OH, THE AGONY
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Ills tald that nerve and Chicago an
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proves the truth of tbe Idea, and which
goes to show that a Chloagoon develop!
bit nsuvt early:
Everybody knows marshal 1 Field, tht
multimillionaire���tho man who gave II,-
000,000 to a library. Everybody hat hoard
ot hit big store. In tbli store there It a
cash boy who Is making more money than
hit confreres, and tht ttory tell, how ht
terntd tbe raise. The regular salary of a
eathboy It |8 a week. Tbo youngster In
question thought bt wat worth more and
hunted up the manager to tell bim to.
"I would Ilk. to aet a raise," said tht
bey.   "I think I ought to have It."
"My boy," tald tbe manager, "you an
making just what is glvtn aU tht ctth-
boys, ind I don't nt how I can accommodate you."
Tht boy'i ateurapoi amused the manager, who Jokingly advlttd him to ice Mr.
Fl.ld. Now, Mr. Field's viilts to hit Hon
an ftw tnd far between. Be it rich
tnougb to betbove tht detail, ot business,
and wbtn ht entered tbe ttort an hour or
to after the conversation between manager
and oathboy hia coming wat In the nature of an tv.nl. She boy beard of his
arrival and at one. headed for the millionaire proprietor. Watohing hia chance, ht
tlipptd upon tbe magnate and aald:
"ArtyoiiMr. Fltld."
"I am, my son. What can I do for your"
"You can nlte my salary, please, I
can't work any longer for IS a week."
"I don't attend to then matter* -ou
will bave to see the manager."
"I have already seen th. manager, air,
and ht referred me to jou."   ..
The boy's manner Impressed tbe uill-
lioailre, and ht tald: "My boy, you an
making 18 a week. That It pntty good
salary for a youngstor. It la mora tban I
wit miking when I wat your age."
"Will," laid tht boy, quick at a flash,
"maybt you weren't worth any more"
Mr. Field laughed. Then be taw tbt
miniger. "That boy," ht declared, "hat
toe muoh pluck and wit to work for |8."
The next week the Juvenile hero of tbli
tale drew |4, and promotion lan't far off.
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TheR-v   0 F. vV_l.l-.li ..I V.ll.. Riil.e,
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A DIFFERENCE IN PRICE.
The Htsassar .1 th. LegIslatar. Btaea ta
BzprtM Bis Surprise.
Four or five Wuhington correspondents
win tilling storlsHs of thtlr experltnes-
with statesmen, local and national, when
one of thew from a state In the southwest
swung Into line with something a little
eut of the ordinary.
"I wtt doing tho legislature," ha began, "foro syutllcnto of newspapers, with
tome free lanoo work on tba side, anofwai
making a pottul ol money, out ot it During tht course of my ministrations I ditcovtred t cat. of vol. telling hy a rural
npresentatlvt that was astonishing for Itt
smtllnets. 1 couldn't Ond out what tht
member got, but It couldn't havt been
muoh, for tb. whole matter al laaue wasn't
worth mon thnn $4.0(1 or thereabout
After exhausting nil my sources of Information 1 thought I would try the u.ambei
himself aiid see hs.iv guileless ht wot on ���
little thing Ilk. thnt. I didn't dan nak
him liis price, but 1 did dan 10 talk about
It, and 1 went at lilm directly.
" 'Say, young teller,' h. aald after 1
had talked uwhilo, 'how muoh do yon git
fer a nosv. item Ilka tlsi.ll-'
" It's u pretiy big thing for lilt,'1 1 replied |sarauiu<lvel,v, 'and I'll uot Iiu for the
story II1 can gat it complete.'
" 'Uow much,' lit asked, with an eager
air.
" 'Twenty-five dollars,' I repotted,
"'Ue* .vlilzl   I'd llliotohavo your Job.'
" 'W'hyt It Isn't nn easy one. Sot so
tasy at yours auy way.'
" 'P'r nps It ain't,' ht said slowly, 'but
lt pays hotter.'
" 'Uow do you nivnnf
" 'Wby, you git 8S5 fer jlst telling about
what I dona fer tt..'
"Thesyntax mightn't havt been perfect
perhaps," oonclnded tbo speaker, "but tha
fact was, and that was what I wanted."���
Washington Star.
Th. Water Bottl..
It wai at a dinner party In CJilnatown.
It waa a largt party, and the tables wat
nt In festtvo array, with mandarins, lain*
anas, delicious Chlncat proswrvetl pineapple, lichee nutt In tho shell, canned lichee
nuts, looking like tmall onions, roasted
hooch nun and othor dainties. Tho party
hail arrived a littlo ahead of time, and the
glusses, which stood at each plato, were
not tilled. A pretiy girl, in front of whom
stood a good lined Chinese vast, reached
for II end poured out water tor herself end
neighbors.
"Isn't this a queer Chinese Idea to un t
vast foro carafe!" tbt atld, tnd raited bn
glass to ber lips.
Large giant goblets wen tervlng ai
bowls fcr sugar for the tea, which the Chi*
nese thomsolvti never tweeten, to It wai
not strtnge that then thonld be anomalies
In othtr tblnga "But lull ts tht pntty
girl lifted btr glass, a fat Chinaman caint
In with a big and vary American bouquet,
which hi carefully placed tn the tuppotetl
wtttr bottle.
"Alloc olean," he said, at tht pretty girl
stoppul drinking, with a look of displeasure on her fact.
"But It isn't," sh. exclaimed, examining tht glass mon closely. "I am tun
that van has just como from tht thop tnd
hat tht dual ot Chinese ages tn It "���New
fork Times.
���snr Msnuery Ra-r���1 Uf*.
"Vou ny," aald thi oaptain aa the ne.
cued man waa bended up from the lifeboat, "that you han bttn floating In the
water tor Ivt dtyt and nights. ��011 mutt
bt tht most nniarkable swimmer In tht
world to hive kepi np to long."
"I can't twim a bit," tald tht ntcued
men it bt wrung a few gallons of water
from bit garment* and drank tha glut ol
grog tht steward.brought him.
"Then wby wen yoa not drowned!"
"Well, you know, befon a rain dsowni,
bit whole put lite hu got to rise op btfon bim. I had only reached about my
fourth year when your boat picked me up,
you Mtt"���Strand Magailne.
Tm* Folate et Vtow.
Dlggai���Senator Pour tttmi to be a man
ef very broad vlewe,
Biggs���Yes, Indeed. I don't bellow II
It possible to bring up e quntlon thet ht
ean't straddle.���Chicago Newt.
Thtn li tn old phlloeophs���, prophet aad
peel In Ctllfornlt who clalmt that ht hu
���olvtd Ihe problem ot living forever. He
Um �� hermit's lit*, ettt) only three "
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siellesst r��i.**il, 'u A*i 11
ansl it* .-omposision all ������ i.i.
which combine with Aaihma. lis ssscs-isa in awnniah-iu- ml - .���" "<������*
Alter having it carefully analyzed, we can Mate thas A-ilninl* *. -s-.,i '1 ins. ,-,
opium   morphine, ehlorolorm or ether.   Yours 'ery irnli,
REV. DR. M11HRIS WECHSLER
AvoHlSrnmos,;N.Y., Feb. 1, 1-301.
Dr. Tapt Bros. Medicine Co.: *
Gentlemen,-I wrlte-lhia testimonial frotn a souse of duty, having teale*
the wonderful effects of Athmalene, for the cured Aaihma. My wile Im*
been affljotcd with spasmodic Asthma for the past 12 years. Havlng-exhisiset
ed ray own skill as well aa many othera" I cliauced to see your bltfii upon vonr
windows on 180th atreet, New York, I at once obtained a botilaof Astliiiissleiie,
My wife commences] taking it about the 1st of November, I very eoun noticed
a radical improvement. After using one botili* her Asthma line di*w|i(ienre(l
and she is entirely free (rom all Bymptoms. I feel that I can conalMeiitlS
recommend the medicine to ell who are afflicted with ihis distressing ilisse.ssc.
Yonrs respectively, 0* D. PHELPS. M.JJ.
Dr. Taft Bros. Mmucin e Co.:
Gentlemon.-I was troubled with Asthma Ior 22 vein, "(have mod
numerous remedies, but they have all failed. I ran acroas vour advert i-.sw.ni
and itarted with a trial bottle. 1 lound reliel at once. I have since ps*rohaM>l
your full-size botth*, and I am ever grateful. I have a family ot four childran
and for six year* I was unable to work. I nm now in ills) best of lieulth and
am doing business every day. Thia testimony s.ou cun make such nscol ns
you see ht.   Home address, 235 Rivington Street. S   RAPHAEL.
67 Enst l-'9th si, New York City.
TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE O N RECEIPT OF POST
. " Do not. delay.    Write at once, addressing DM. TAF'l' BROS' MEniMN-
CO., 79 East 130th St, New toi-k City.    -"-."SOLD BY ALL lUlDGdlSTS,
The
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Era
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Medium	
Eleventh Year of Publication.
Circulates Throughout the Disl. kit.
Subscribers all over the Continent-.
Prices
Reasonable
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War *
Examine our list and see if there .. anj thii.; ,    n
in Job Printing.   WE PI(L\T:
ENVELOPES
litLL HF-APS
STATEMENTS
LETTER HEADS
LEGAL FORMS
AGREEMENTS
CUSTOMS BLANKS
CIRCULARS
POSTER8
DODGERS
SHIPPING TAGS
PROGRAMMES
VISITING CARDS, etc.
The
MARK*.
MWON*.
OOrVRIOHT* *o.
t **-** *pi Ca-lptlon mti
MUNN * OO.,
3*1 BreassVivar.Mew tnt*.
Capita1 Si.b-si.ril rl...
Cispitnl Fi.i.'U.
Go-eniini'iit Tl-'t'i. II
As-s-seis.Sl.-C in- ">.������:;���'���'->.' L -,.
First and Piiriimoniit:   ' AI-hoIiiic-p
cnriiy to Policv Holslert*"
K. V.CHAHItDKS.
Untrlct t_.em .-   <   -U-id-K*. GOLDEN, NORTH-EAST KOOTENAY, U.O., FRIDAY,. January M Im
i*i*/ti&i*i,%'ij_-$i'
agio V��
| Town and District.!
*\-%eVIiit-oV-it1- &1l/a_*/*>Q.,&/-/&&l-/r\%
Mr. M. Dainurd has gone to Banff to
get rid of an attack of rheumatism
whicli came on him last Friday.
Mr. F. Whiting left on Monday for
Banff where he will spend a short time
for the benefit of liis health.
Mra. F. \V. Jones and family returned from the coast on Monday after
spending the holiday season with
friends there.
F. W. Jones and M. Carlin hare returned from Toronto, where they went
on business connected with Lumber
Company.
Citieens of Kamloops claim that
their town ia the nearest outfitting
point 10 the new Horsefly placer diggings, the distance lieing llo miles.
By way of Ashcroft it is 233 miles.
An Oyster Supper and Smoking Concert will lie given in the Columbia
House to night, commencing at 10.30
All curlers expected lo turn out and
help entertain the visitors.
FOR SALE-A six-roomed house,
newly plastered, and lot SO x 250 feet,
on the south side of Kicking Horse
bridge, will be sold cheap lor cash.
For particulars apply to Wu. Avert.
Last week the contest for the hockey
championship waa decided in Winnipeg, when the Wellingtons, of Toronto,
came to play for the Stanley Cup.
Though beaten in iwo stiaight games
b.v lhe mine score, 5 to 3, they proved
themselves a surprise to the Victoriaa.
who held the cup. The games were
the best ever played in Winnipeg, and
the Wellingtons, though defeated, won
the henna ot the Winnipeg audiences
by their sportsmanlike acceptance of
tho result aud their eplenlid play.
There was a great gathering ol
Chinamen at the Court House on
Thursday afternoon, the reason being
that Wong Pin's, the well known
laundryman, was charged with selling
liquor without a licmie. It appears
that a Chinaman named YougLoy gol
the worst of a game of poker, an.l in
revenge '-laid for" Ping, and, while
Ping wnt away, purchased two i mall
bottle* of "Sam Suey" from Ping'*
waihee man, Plug got the mouey
next day but did not i.erionally aell
the lis|uor and was very much surprised
when a fine of 950 and costs was im*
poted. The costs ($8 00) were high,
aa tbere were two J. P'i to be settled
witb, Mr. Moodie being assisted by F.
Stalker in the can, Ping thinka he
hat a grievance, but aay* "I'll fix 'em.*
The carnival, Saturday night, pro
raises to be the belt ever held in Golden,
and from the number who are preparing costumes there will helots of work
tor Ihe judges, tnd the tpectatort will
he kept buty guessing as to tbe identity of the maskers.
THE BONSPIEL.
The principal event of the season,
from a curler's point of View, i* the
Bonspiel, ut which the local exponents
of the "roarin' game* cross broomt
with rinks from outside points. Unfortunately, thii year the weather conditions made a postponement necessary
which upset the calculations of the
Revelstoke and Nelson rinks bo that
the only visitors wtrt the rinks from
Calgary. But though the visitors
were not ae numerous aa expected there
wtt none the less jollity and good
fellowship oa the ice,
The trophitt to bo played for ihis
rear are:
Tlie Bryan & Lee Cup and four boxet
of cigtri by Whiting k Rogen of the
Kootenay House. Seoond prize���four
article! worth 13 eaoh
The Columbia River Lumber Co's
Cup and four boxes ot cigars by Whit*
ing k Rogers of tbe. Kootenay House,
Second price���four article! worth 12 50
each.
Tho Weill' Cup (presented by Hen
W. C Wells. Palliser) and four boxes
of cigars. Second���lour individual
prixes, value $2 50 each.
Consolation (open to rinks defeated
in brat games) four handsome ties,
presented by M. Carlin.
Draws were made at 8:30 (Thursday)
in the Bryan & Lee nnd the Lumber
Co. Competitions a! follows:
BRYAN k IBE.COMPETITION,
Walker   i   .
Hendilrsoti \,,,-,,������,     I
UUock       P"01*    *
Spafford
Tom  M
u_H__ij	
DRAW IN LUMDER CO*.'8, CpUPlTITION
Ct{P..*.*   ;
Ullock ���_:���
Walker     \     - f
Henderion I       ' .' -'
Parson      1
Spafford    J 1
Tom I
DRAW IN WBI.LS'   CUP COMPETITION."!
Spafford i
Ullook      1 )
Parson J
Henderion 1
Tom J I
Walker   /
Tbe rinks taking part in the Bonspiel are composed as follows:
CALOARV,
McLeod, Skinner, Parslow, Spafford,
skip.
Kerr, Douglas, Palmer, Walker,
skip.
OOl.I-EN,
Sinclair, King, Alexander, Tom,
akip. ';   '
Hoar, Wells. Baron. Ullook. skip,
Griffith, Parson, Good, H. Perton,
ekip.'
Langlanda, Millar, R, Miller, Hen
derson, skip. r
The Merry Makers.
The Cosgrove Company ol Merry
Makers have selected a fitting title fnr
their troupe, as those who attended the
concert, in tho Columbia hall can testify. The hall was fairly well filled and
the j.ronramme presented was a good
one. The Irish comedians, Mulligan
and Mack, were not present, but Mr.
Harvey Brook., n trick violinist, haa
been ailded io ihe list of artists. M
Cosgrovs has been catering lo the
amusement-loving public for thepaat
fifteen years and his txperienoeeuablet
lilm to hit* the popular fancy every
lime.
It, this connection we may note that
Mr. Cosgrove's Orchestra, which is an
entirely distinct organisation from the
company which hehad with him thia
week,  will give an entertainment in
Golden   on-  Saturday,   March   22nd,
under the auspices of the Orangemen,
and on the following Monday evening
the Orangemen will have their first
annual  ball,   the  famous  Orchestra
supplying   the   music.      This   gives
Golden something to look forward to,
-.-   as thi*.orchestra, under the leadership
, of Mr. Sietler, hat won tho highest
praises from thoie who have heard it.
- The following i* on* of many itnsolictt-
'    ed testimonials, which Mr. Cosgrove
.    hnt received:
'.,   Valley City, N.D., Nov. D,'01.
To Whom It May Concern :
Th* Cosgrov* Orchestra gav* a concert and ball bore latt evening under
'the aufpio** of K. of P. Lodge, No. 2G,
���irbicb wae wall attended aud npjue-
oliltd by all   Wealso etate that it
flltnisT and bott entertainment Valley
"���" (pp-fsW had -for aome time.    W*
b*^^.f**mmt*tni tb* Orchestra to
}iimy*&imbl9$4o* A -leaii flr��t'*la*��
; attraction;   iheir dance  mu*l�� era*
;.,.-. N, A, J******,*}��
Tjisjs. M.iHt>A��, K. of It. I .I.
iUi���
i
>Spafford \,
Parson    '
Samples of Choice Grain for the
Improvement of Seed.
The following communication was
received from Win. Saundsri, director
of experimental farm*:
"By instruciiona of the Hon. Min
liter of Agriculture another distribution will bo made thi* season of
sample! of'the mott productive ten* of
grain to Canadian farmer* for the Improvement of teed., The etock for distribution is of the very beat and ha*
been secured by the dimeter of the Experimental Farms from the record
breaking cropi recently had in Ibe
Canadian Northwest. It will be Worth
while for farmer* generally to renew
iheir seed of one when varieties whleh
hare produced more I ban 100 boibeli
per ten can be had. ' Tha distribution
thii spring will consist of samples of
oais, spring wheat, barley, field pease,
Indian corn and.,, potatoes. Every
farmer may apply, but only one (ample
cau be tent lo each applicant, hence if
an Individual receive* a temple of oat*
ht cannot alto receive a aampla of
wheat, barley or potatoes, and application! for mora thaft one tempt* for on*
household cannot be entertained. These
samples will bo sent free of Charge
through th* mill. '���;'"*'
"Application* should be addressed
to tlie Director of Experimental farms,
Ottawa, and may bo.ient in any time
before the 16th of Maroh, after whleh
the list will be closed, ��o that all the
���ample* asked tor may be eent out in
good time for rowing. Partitt writing should mantion the aort sr variety
they woold prefer, and '(honld th*
available (tuck of tha kln.il allied for
ba exhanated,   soma other gtiod (ort
will be sent in its plaee.
 iso i as. ���_���-��   .
Bat Portage, Jau. 29-Geo. Goold,
C.P.R. ticket agent here, and ons of
the mott popular joung men of the
lows, committal suici.lt by thooting
lllmself in the temple with a revolver
H,ihe Shaw home, shortly afier noon |
today. !
CALL AT
THOUSANDS OF OUR CANADIAN
WOMEN HAVE FOUND THE
TRUE   FOUNTAIN
OF LIFE.
PAINE'S
CELERY COMPOUND
A Sure Banisher of Ills
Peculiar to Women.
Dr. Phelps' famous . prescription,
Paine'! Celery Compound, has been
and ia now freely preacri bed by many
of our ablest pliyeiciuns for the ilia
peculiar to women. They have found
the wonderful to be exactly what is
claimed for it. lt has been proved
again and again that Paine's Celery Compound la ihe one great cure
for thai form of nervousness peculiar
to women, and gives to weak," rundown and suffering females a perfvci
and robust womanhood. AH women
whdeuffer from irregularities, hyttei'a,
nervous proatratio-i, anaemia, liver and
kidney, troubles or blood diseases
sliould at onco give Paine'* Celtry
Compound atrial. Ita oure* are happy
and permanent. Mis* Jeisie M. Ross.
Quyon, Que., say*:
. " lt afford* ms mnch pleasure to
testify to the great good that Paine's
Celery Compound has done for me
was completely run down In health
and a victim ol female weakness, aud
after using three bottles of Paine's Celery Comound I was completely oured.
It I* th* belt blood purifier I know of."
Church Services;
��T. -"Aia'H-CIII.ROH or -NO-AM-..
Service*every Sunday at 11 am.and
7:30 p.m. Celebration of Holy Communion lit and Srd Sunday* of tho month
after Moruiug Prayer, and on Greater
Feitlval* and Holy Day* at.8 a.m., or
as may be announced from thechancel.
Ssinday School tt 2:30 p.m.
All ars cordially Invites* to attend
th* terrier*,     C. T, Yaisr, Vicar.
ra-SBYTEHIAM uiiimcH.
Service every Sunday at 7:80 p.m.
Sunday School and Bible Clan at 8
p.m. aharp.
Choir practice every Thunday ��ven-
at 7.
Rav. J, E. Hoao, Paitor.
HBTHOOIMT CHURCH,
Service* every Sunday at 11 a.m. and
7:8. p-m.
Sundty School it 8.80 p.m.
Prayer Meeting on, Tuesday at8p.ro.
Rbv. R.B. Laiijlkv, Pastor.
Vjetorii,--RKETiNO.
.'*'       A-PHO0-AMATION..
D. M. KHERT8, "I II/HEIIAS   We   are
Attorney-General. J yy   des!--ous  and re
*'���'   ��� solved, ossoanass
may lis, la-meet Our People of Onr Province
of British ��?ahiiubii, and to bave their advice
in Qur Legigjature.   ^^^^^^^^^
NOW KNOW YE, thst for diver, causes
and considerations, and taking into consideration the ease mil i-ouvonieiice of Our
lovlug subieefs. Wn'li*ive.ihon��(ht lit, by and
with tbt advlee oi Oiir Executive Council, to
herebv eoii*_ke, and by these presents enjoin yon. and each ofyoii, that on Thursday.
Ihe twentieth-flAy ssf Feliraitry, sine thousand
aioe hounred and two, you meet Us in Our
ulss>I-6g_talnre or Parliament or Our said
Provlacs.tt Our City of Victoria. FOB THE
DI8PAT*"-*! OF flUfjlINESS. to treat, do.
act aad cotahi-e upon those things which in
Our Legislature of tin Province of British
OolumUa. by the Common Council of Our
taid Prnviuca may, by the favor of God, be
ordained. ^^^^^^^
In fasTiMOxr WiiBB-or, We* have
: caused these Our Letters to be mode
Patent end the Great 8esl of Our suld
Province to he hereunto affixed i
Wn-NBM, the Honourable Sir Hbnri
O-MTAVBJOt-Y DB LoTMNBRB, K.
C. M.O., Lieutenant-Governor of Our
said Province of British Columbia, at
Our Government Houso, In Our City of
Viotoria. In Our tald Province, thll Oth
day ot January, in tee year uf Our
Lord ono thousand niut hundred and
tiro, and In the Hnt year of Our Reign,
. By Command.
J, D. PRENTICE,
..   .   Acting Provincial Secretary.
WHOTICE,
raft
SAYS THEY'RE
HEAVEN.B0RN
A lady III v-rttlsr* ef Hsr <**-_��� In Dn
Vsjm ���_-> - rinsuappts Tablets oalle
thsm    "A HIAVIN-BORN   NUIMss
sMirsnis. O-retMpelat warn Mr "ereee,*
at** tfayy eurad her.
Dr, Vort-Sinn's Pineapple Tablets Is not a long
lotUswsll-lnwnt. They work in naWrt't way���
qstlexly, tfsjctlve'y Ind barmlesUjr, fhsym
handy to carry.   Take cm or tvi-bsalltealf���
thrf'ptenal'-tomteA dlsinss, ciui'the wo..
���cans, of Ihdlgssfloejind Ptmbde, hasp Ibe
ntrvdcettrs's-ivcll la hand, aad...,, .-,.* ,
to tm.- ;T.y a l*o_���y-_'II prove ihem "*
*_*vsra-Wfn hsstltr" lea sSou-bku.jjo. ���**
Sold by C. W. FisHd,
It hereby gives, *tn accordance
it HUtotet, that Provlntial Bt
 .rax, aad all Assttsed Taxes ai
Income Tax. Mttwad -and levied undtrt]
AiisHtintat Act and awendmesti, ars im
co^latjafir l_��"^lffim*Ass��it5jent Db-|
trict tre dotted payable at my offloe, situ-
ate aiA-ttCohnliwt*.Goldtn. ThU notice,
in terausf law, It eouivaleat te t peraouti
demt-d.br a* npon all-ptrsons litbleibr
DatedfjpibUn, seventh January, 190*
iS^t^r,,
UokleaAa-MNatbutrlct.
; i   . >>Oolslen, B. 67, Pott Offlc
���.,((-..;*  i _. .
Hv**3**r Saowrtoe Taft.
._��� -t*m -wpnlar brand of Chawing
Toh,Miio*lil'��anada to-day li "frnt
itoH." ��v��ry plug of M_*_y 9*11 %
bear* - ��>Snow*ho*" T��g. Consj_r_*r*
���boiili *av* these tig*, a* rateable
present*ar* given for thero. Tag* art
good up to*-fan. 1. IMS. Write for
ntw illagtrated *preml-tn cttalogot,
Tht Empire Tobacco Oo, Ltd., Winni-
pegbranoh. Winnipeg, Man.
aas��i��       .
Job printing at the Era offlc*.
The
Hotel
nnt-CUti At����r--*aaMsn. tm
THATILIMS,
MINING MEN,
MINEHS ana
 iPHOSPECTOBB.
PBTBBB0B0U0H, B.C. ���t-'-SipninCs|
nt nEiMPius if lit mitmn mm mm.
Replete in Everything.
Bting cn the only direct rs��t* to the mints on Toby, Hortt Thief end He. I
Cretkt.il it tt* headquarters ef til alula, rata.
Good Stable Accommodation.
-_M(tlri__?
of Llqiora.
and Cigars.
GEORGE A. STABKE,
PWPiiiroi.
���mmmm
? fix and Spruce Luminf,    I
MAN0PACTU��BM OF {Jfjrjgr
ilLKIMDSOF. ...  : * - ���;*.*���.. ..���*;���,:.,..
 0���-Fir Dimension a Specialty.
-*+ Hills at Golden, Beaver and Kualt. >
Lai-roit Capacity In the Mountain*.    TcraiCaai,.
HEADOrriCK. _ . -BOMBM. ��.'.��.
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