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VOL.111.   NO 18.
GOLDEN" B.C.. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1893.
%2 Per Yeah
MACLEAN'S.
INSTANT    -    HEADACHE    -    WAFER3
are a positive cure (or all cases of headache, whether
nervours, bilious, or neuralgic.'    Sent post
free on receipt of price
*.�����  Clentii   r��r  Box.
WENDELL   MACLEAN,
WHOLESALE    AND    RETAIL   DRUGGIST,   CALGARY,    -VLBERTA.
C. A. WARREN
Mr.'Geo.  McDinrmid returned this | Poll-to rourt.
; week frttni a trip to the Upper Country |    Two   men   appeared   befjre   A.   P.
' and bolts as though' the trip had doilo I Cummins, S.M., and were lined'*'.')' and.;
costs and $1 and costs respectively, for
the old offence-drunk and disorderly.
-: DEALER IX:	
Dry Goods,  Groceries, Boots  and  Shoes,
Hardware,  Etc., Etc,
MINERS'   SUPPLIES   A   SPECIALTY.
t AGENT FOR THE:-
California Giant Powder Go.
Of which a Full Stock  is Constantly on ham].
Subscriptions taken for all  Canadian,  Anurican, British op
Foi-eig-n Newspapers and Periodicals.
CHAS.  A. WARREN,
Golden, B.C.
(Incorporated 1(170.)   '::���
DRY GOODS
GROCERIES,
BOOTS and SHOES,
CROCKERY,
WINES,
LIQUORS,
, CIGARS
��� Eti
Prices quoted and samples sup- lied on
application.
[ him good.
' Mr. H, G. Piirson  is   receiving the
congratulations of his many  friends
this week on the addition to his family ' Tliantler Mill Mining Co.
��� a son and heir. " An extraordinary general meeting of
Mrs. C, E. Wells and Miss Jennie ' the shareholders of the above company,
Wells returned ou Tuesday evening ! will be hold at Victoria on Tuesday of
last from Donald, where they had been | next week. Objects - reorganization
spending a few days, juud disposition  of the company's pro-
:>Ir. Joe Like, of  Anthracite; part-i''^'   a"a   K���ernlly the   company's
Iter in  the linn of   Messrs.   Cirliu it
Lake, Golden,   B.C., is .in   town   thisj
week.     Ho will shortly inake Gold'
his home.
! affairs
Etc.
COLUMBIA ��� HOUSE,
Golden,
B.C.
Now* ready for business, lias been newly built
and no'-vly furnished.. Tlie table is first class. The bar
is stocked with choice AYines, Liquors, and Cigars.
Special attention given  to
MAIL ORDERS.   Write us.
i . After paying expenses the hospital
;cJiiimittee cleared *j22 from the concert
on Tliauksgiving evening. Tue total,
receipts amounted to 318, $40 of which
went to Miss. Bailey.
Those who have not paid their subscriptions to the liospitiil are requested
to do so ut once, as the hospital is
Hearing completion and the committee '
have a number of bills to meet.
I Mr. Jack Henderson left on Friday
for his home in .Scotland, whore he
Will remit hi for the  winter.     He sails
Co'y, Calgary, or
Kamloops.
HUDSON'S BAY Co.
J.G.TEMPLETON,
Is ti wholesale and retail
druggist and ran supply
goods    ���   ���
liETAII. MI* 11(11 AXTS
TO
AT llllllltl.AII I'ltlCl'K.
T2MPLET0N,
DRUGGIST
A Qii.idi'lllo C'luli.
Tliere has liejn some tiilk this week
of the formation of a (JtadrilleCIub.
This would be a very good idea and
ought to meet wi.th the approval of all
in town. Wo hnve now a hull which
is admirably adapted for s ich a purpose, and why sbpuld tye uo|> taki
advantage of it ? -[(The expense would,
not amount to much. Judging from
life number.pf "ligtii-i's" which were
cut at the dance lust week and the
number of "wall Dowers", which
giuce.l the assembly, we tjiink that
one. night,a week would not be too
much   to devote to such  a purpose;
from New" Yoik lor O'laigow on Doc, especially  iu  a  town  like this whero
7th, per "State of California." | aiiiuseiueiit. in the  winter evenings is
Quite a number of   people iu town j so limited. ..
We  ~.
W. McIToish  -  Proprietor.
Carlin & Lake,
General Merchants, Alexander Block.
Calvary.
oi"HTinv,>;
GiiliU.ii, >��i the lii.'iin lino of Ihe Ciunuliiui
I'ucilii- I'liihviiy.,.. in, cnnnoitioii' ���������iill the
steamboat n.'ii ignti'iii of thu Columbia river:
the minor: I mill coiuiiierciiil eentre of Eastern
lliiti-li I'llniiilii.-i: lici.ili'niii'ters ot'lll.'llolil-
eu Smehiiig wprks, the I'ppor (Uliuiiliiii
Navigation Co., ami hiuiher industry; the
outlet for the widely known mid tar
tinned iigricidiiriil i.ml grin-ing h.nd ol Ihe
Cohiniliiii A Kooteniiy V.-.llcvs; iiiiriviillod
for scenery of ill kinds; the ilistriluitin-r
point for the richest mineral country oil the
I'liniineut. ���������.,��� ���.-. ���
Hubbers,
Overshoes,
Gam Boots,
Blankets.
are suffering from colds just now.
are glad to state that Mr. W. Warren,
who wus Confined to the house nearly
all last week, with au attack uf lu
grippe, is gradually recovering alio
will sron he himself again.
We call .attention ihis week t.o.the.1 pm,.,.
Upper C'jluinbiu Co.'s ud. Tlie stage
will leave Golden, for Fojt. Steele,
every alternate Tuosd ly, commencing
Dec. 12th, and returiiiu^' will leave
Fort Steele on nil .iiiter.inedi.ito Tuesdays, until further notice.      ,    .
It luis been reported around I own
that Hon. Col. .Baker, our niiimbor in
the Provincial Parliament, intends to
run for Alberni constituency, as well
us East Kootenay, at tbo coming elections. In regard to this report, we
have been authorized to state by one
Of t'ol. Baker's friends) that lie will
stand' for East Kootenay,. uiid Easi
Kootenay alone. .
i A man, D.in McDonald by name,
was found on Wednesday last iu a
chicken house near the Q.(ecu's hotel,
where he had been fcr three days exposed to the severe cold. He was immediately taken charge of by tin-hospital | 	
committee   and  is   now   lying in the! A Fivlslu Aeelildnt.
gaol under the cure of the doctor, with j    What   might  have   U'Ou a serious
Julius Wolff us nurse. j accident  happened  to a freight train
Miko Carliu's .outfit from Castle, going west on Saturday evening. As
Mountain, where they bad been get-j the engine was rushing over the Mit-
ting out t'os, came iu this week, ford bridge, it jumped the track, the
Mike has secured the contract for sup- entire train follow inn. Fortun iti ly
plying 250,000 lies to the C.I'.I! aud [ the locomotive 'remained oli I In bridge*
a number of camps are now at-work, aud the whole train passed over in
in the bush. Mr. .UeCreudy, C.P.R. I safely on the sleepers. After escaping
tie inspector, ruceiilly came io to.vnUhe danger of ihe bridge, the train
ind will make Golden his headquarters j plunged down the' einiiankmeiit, re
. for the. winter. suiting ill a ooiisldei'ilbln wreck,    The
Mr. Thos. F. 1'irie was in town from j     ^     -|!t   wt,(*(|jll(j   UK,k  place at,tli'erenH:*noori   "**eiriHp,   uud   u   hinkOiuaii
the Up|ier Country this week. |resideiioe  of    Mr.   Palethorpe, Horse j were Injured in   the sina'sli-iip,   but
LOCAL JOTTINGS.    ,
Mr F. H. Bacon left en Monday for
Ottawa.
Mr. W. G.  Nellson, of Boayer, wus
n visitor this week.
HOHN.
Pahson*.���At Golden,  B.C.," on  Nov;'
2'it'h, llie wife of H. G. PlirsOu of
u sou.
MAItltli*!).
Rriiiui-K. ��� At the residence of
Mr.Ta'ethorp'-, Nov. iiOlh, by the
Rev/ W*. R. Ross, Mr. Thomas F.
1'irie Gnldiia, to Miss Agnes M.
R'uddiek, ���duiiglner of Lawrence
lluddii'ik. Esq.. Iiigei-sbll'i Oiit.
The V.inica ird.
The above is the title of a new
| month, a copy of which we have just
received. It iselited by F. S. Spence,
of Toronto, und the present issue is
devoted' Inanity to tiro ��� prohibition
question, which bus Kb prominent u
place in tho minds of Canadian people
at present.'' The Vanguard is in uui���,i-
���isine form',' sixty-four pages, and both
neiit and attractive in its get up. A
copy will be sent by the publisher to
any address for IT) cents. Address:
The Vanguard, Ho King Street, East,
Toronto.
Rev.   W.
in town thii
I!. Ross has been visiting ;
week.
Miss Lang returned
Donald on Thursday.
from n visit to
i .Mat  Kerber and Neil Morn
for   tho    coast   ou
Call and See the New Goods we are
Opening out Daily.
Mess 11
son left
last.
Messrs. A. P. Cummlnd and Geo.
Manui i of Donald were iu town this
week.
Harry   Barnes camo iu on Sunday
with  the mail  from  For   Steele, and i
left ngiiiu on Tuesday.   ,
Mr. Walter West oh, who has been
here assisting Mr. George Holding, re
turni.il to Calgary last Saturday.
Supt.   Whyie,   of   Winnipeg,   and
Asst. Supt. Niblock, of  Medicine Hut,
paid a flylli-f. visit io (Soljou oh Wc.l-
j inisdii.y.
Creek,   ou Thursday
niiisli-
afternoon.   Thei under  the uvui'mi-ui  of   Dr. Lindsay
Buiuluy | bride-room, Mr.   Thomas   F.   1'irie, of I wero  soon   made, as   oomfoj-'tab.e'lis
'Galena, is a well known raiicher in tho cii'iVunistauces   would    permit.     The
district.     Tbo  bride, Miss Agnes M.  accident   caused   several   hours delay
Ruddick, came   iu   last week, accom-1��   the   Atlantic   o-piess. - Culgary
panicd   by Mr.  and Mrs. John P.ile-  Herald.
thorpe,   from   logersoll,   Out,     The
uiui'i'iugo ceri'ini'iiv'   WUS perforiuod by ���
the Rev.  Mr. Rjss of Donald.      We1
extend   oiii*
happy pair.
"'       Huiih' to llenl.
A very convenient four-roomed house
'co'ngr.itula*t^isV"'to   the! li> rum-'"t m >KV nmitl}' '. S-tuatod,
on tho Golden Smelter Townsite and
: wilhin  ti  short  distiiiice'ot'  Carlin 4
Preabyterlnii 1'liurcli.
Service will be held in the Alexander j
Hull to-morrow morning at. 10 o'clock I
conducted by the Rev. \*T. II. Ross.
I Luke'-
store.   Apply to';   '
Tub Gouikn Eua Pi;h. Co.
The liiit.iu;*,' Kit a ���������2 .per year, Kite OS oil-en ��vit
Tho GOLDEN EUA is published every
Saturday morning iu time to catch the east
and west until train*, also the mail for the
upper couuiry, Windermere, Eon Steele etc
It. in tin) only advertising medium iu ihe ileal
Koiiienny district.
S ilnoriptlnii Rates: 92.1X1 per annum in
ADVANOB.
Alvorti-iem.nl* and rhamrns must be in
the oliiee not later than li! 11.111, on Thursday
to insure insertion.
Advertisement rates made known on nppli-
eatior "o
All cash to he naM to tho Mann-t-nr, from
whom the Coupany's receipt will lie obtained.
The tnlil.il En Piiilisliiiif Company.
SATURDAY. DEC.   2, 1898.
EAST KOOTENAY.
Railroad Development.--('lo��c lotiipe.
tit Ion between the ll.C. Southern
and Canwlliin I'uclUo.
" Fort Srele is ��� coming country,"
said A. W. McVittie. manager of the
Etst Kootenay exploration syndicate,
at. the Hotel Spokane lest evening.
'���Two opposition railroads have been
surveyed, and although work hasn't
commenced yet, the competition is
already lively. You know the old
saw about opposition being the life of
trade, I presume?
"One of the roods is a Canadian
Pacific enterprise, and will leave the
main line near Fort McLeod on the
prairie. The Hue continues through
Crow's Nest pass aud up the Kootenay,
passing close to Foit Steele, through
Cranbrook, down Palmer's Bar creek
and the Moyea river to reach West
Kootenay.
," The other is the British Columbia
Southern, which will connect with the
Canadian Pacific near the��eoal fields on
Elk River. It runs down the Kootenay
through Tobacco Plains, and joins the
Great Northern at Kalispell.
"I think that both roads will be
built next year. The Canadian Pacific
means business and the Great Northern is backing the British Columbia
So ithern because it taps the coal fields
which il is extremely anxious to reach
as soon us possible."
The interests represented by Mr.
McVittie are large placer fields. His
company bus completed deielopmeut
work and is ready to begin washing
gold as soon us spring opens, and he is
mi Ins way io Ins home iu Barrio,
lint., to spend Ihe winter. Sneaking
of the mining interests of Fort Steele
he observed :
"Two separate gold lends, right in
the vicinity, have boon located, one by
Dougherty & Griiliih and Hanks it
Young. It is a four-foot lead with
porphyry and slate walls. You know
uow gold quartz is. One piece will
assay $J,00u and another it') cents. It
is a good claim, however."- Spokane
Review.
This has been u pretty good year for
railroad building iu Bri'ish Columbia,
but next year promises lo be si ill better.
There is a general belief that the Great
Northern Railway company is getting
ready to enter that field. The people
of Kaslo are certain that the new road
lo Three Forks is really one of President Hill's enterprises, aud the people
who live east of the Upper Kootenay
are equally certain that ai.other branch
of tho American line will pass through
thoi'f country next year.
,f6hn White, who bus been pri'Sliec-
*ing about Fort Steele for several
month,:, is registered nt the Colunibiu,
"Tneivis no lu'ck of railroad o.i in
our Country," iJr) suld to ti reporter.
"Tbo Canadian Pacific surveying party has been working all sumiuer.select-
ing the new route west of Crow's Nest
VasSi.   Th.'ir line civs*:* the Kootenay
a few miles south of the fort nnd follows down the Moyea vallev. crossing
the river a second time not far from
the boundary line.
"Another   party  of   engineers  has
been equally busy all summer.     They
; have  been laying out the line for a
railway   from   the   coal    fields   near
; Crow's Nest pass to the Great North-
icrn railway.      These fields have never
'been developed, but it is claimed that
they   contain  large  veins cf   a good
I quality of coal.
|    ''Nominally the road  is to be  built
.by   the   British    Columbia   Railway
j Company.     In reality it is understood
; to be a Gieut Northern enterprise. Tho
I line us surveyed   rims   nearly   south
along   the Elk  river   valley  until  it
approaches the  Kootenay   river, and
follows along its eastern  bunk across
the Tobacco Plains to Jennings, where
it joins the Great Northern.     At first
it wus  proposed  to run   south-east to
Kalispell, but I  understand  that plan
has lieen abandoned.
"This road will cross a fine farming
country. The Tobacco Plains contain
some of the best agricultural land in
Montana, rich bottom ground, easily
cleared and requiring little drainage.
At present there tire only n few settlers
living ou the plains, but ns soon as the
railroad is built there will lie a great
rush for the land."���Spokane Ch ton i
do.
'Copper. There hus been a slightly
better demand from consumers.'
G.M.B.'s London, at ��42 5s.
Lead. Lower prices have been accepted. Prices 11.45 to B.oOo. per lb.
Spanish at ��9 Lis. Od. to ��9
lis. Hd per ton ; English lend
2s. Gd. higher.
LOVE AND ART.
An Editor's Appeal.
Lives of poor men oft remind ns
Honest men won't stand a chance,
The more we work there grow behind us
Bigger patches ou our pants.
On our pants, once new and -.-lossy,
Now are stri|ie of different hue.
All because subscribers linger
And won't pay us what is due.
Then let all be up and doing;
Send your mite, however small,
Or. when snows of winter strike us,
We shall have no pants at all.
A Trial Shipment.
The hauling out of the ore for i
trial shipment from the Silver Kin^
will begin the first of the week. The
noil arrival of ore sacks caused the
delay. These are now ou hand and
the first shipment of ore under the new
management will soon be on its way
to Swansea. Wales. It is now in order
for the N. & Ft. S. Co. to get in
and bid for the handling of this ore.
The track is announced to reach Nelson
ou Monday or Tuesday, and it would
be quite au all round ad'if the first
train going out should curry a shipment of Ne'sou ore. ���Miner.
Prospect* of the III*; Dend.
I.i view of the probability of the present uncertainty with respect to the
value of silver continuing for some
time, the people of Revelstoke have
great hopes that next spring operations
will lie commenced on the gold reefs in
the Big Bend country. One of the
chief drawl-neks which have been in
the way of this district's advancement
has been the difficulty of getting supplies into it. hut an inkling has lieen
given of the irovernnient's alleged intention of spending a liberal amount of
money to obviate this difficulty, and
consequently hopes for the Big Bend
run somewhat high in Revelstoke.
With proper working it is said thai
many of the placer grounds in thut
district could be made to pay hand���
soiu.lv. -Nelson Miner.
Metlll  i'eport.
We are indebte I to tho Engineering
nnd Mining Journal of New York for
the following quotations : ���
New Yokk. Nov. 17, 1H93.
Silver. Eastern buyers have waited
till repeal was an accomplished
fact, and dining the past few
days have bought liberally for
China and Japan. Large n-
uionnts havo lieen placed to the
satisfaction of the parties in
interest. London price, 32 7- lCd
Sew Yark, VOcttv
V'dons of F "lemina and I'r-"i"".-"> dr'--
Inic under the Linden trees in Berlin Hit ed
���acrocs my ll'oitbletl reveries, with glim" ...
of Vi'llllc Bci'i-sfoi'il nn I his mother in \ ���:���
I'.-Hnins. At this ilistJin-'t* nnd in i.u
ileii'l of nielli my sacrifice in rnin'i*! Iv re
tu'i'ii!"'! f I "s. Why d'l I not allov
myself lo drill forever ou twit pleasant, w ,i
1- .deli litis heen jnnnlm* me It *��) t and
Indolent conii'itl l.ii-.e tunny i . ? l,f
c nt use in liilior, lo struggle, tit deny in ������
li if, for un in Hi which 1 can nev t bo
mareilinn llie liitmliost linndniiilli'iir I
felt lll.ocrying nut,.as did once a braver
woman's soul t linn id Ine: "l.ei mn he Wen' ���
I have linen scorning to lie strong so many
���rears,"
The worn-"! ar-d tbi* nrt!'"t In m*�� P-m-c ,..-
���*"iirs*tru:*'.'h'il for the mastery. Solan ���
urtist hns triumphed, and now nil nt ono
llie woman is uppermost, I should th' ;
lue twonn 'lit to lie libit* to live poeeie, 'v
hi the same tenement. They do inui.auc :
In some ruses, Put it, Seems a law of my !"������
ins that I siiall either lie all one or all L.j
other
Tins question for mi* tn ."k piece" row
K "Am I in love Willi loving mid w. |,
iug lovvil. nraiif I in love with Willln Hens,
ford!"   lie*.- ninny women i...ve confounded tlicf.'.o. I wonder.
���        .        .        ���        ���    '   ���        ���
Mrs. Ho'-'iy I'ls-appeared. I rose Pu'.l'.y
anil approached the window to kc"p p ���
prninisiil eyi'S on ihe inysterioic cust-iimer
I lifted I ',-. the puriik- cleniati- to (,i:ia
lictter view.
It wns \','il|ie Iteret-fcrdl lie lne'-<.<1 ri
st my i i'lciiliitinu of surprise, iititliirupjiji .
the I,..liy lis if il had Ik-cu a parcel sirouj
under the iviiulow.
1 l-.'t! ���tiiii'.-l���How did rno on-e here?
lie���liy the usual methods, near.
I���You slioithln't have come v'*!"-"*
nskltm Yi'hi re un* all your liiijpi'omisi -
VMmtsli,"'! I do with your Do you Know
there isn't a hotel witlii.i lour mile.-,*
He���That is nntlilm-. It wns 400 m)'��i
that I couldn't endure, lint, u.i, ��� .��� i. .���
a l.ss griul :in-( welcome tlinii this, tlioiv-'i
I am like a swirving.dog tuat will *-i :.i i
my morsel thrown lo him! It is r, ill.- nu-
i nnili. Pcnelo;ie. nr It will he in n few do....
�������y you arc a little glad to sec me.
(The sh-lil of loin so mar, lifter inv
weeks of loneliness. Its v. ir.e n feeliir" ��� i
million, so invert end so vivid that it. seem
I'd i.i siniui ine llrston tliei yes and flu o in
the heart. A id at the first mile ul li... con
viueiug voice Doubt picked up her t.uiliu..',
��klrtsuud (led forever.)
1���Yes, il you must know It. I nil -��li-|
'0 see yon." I.i glad iinleeil Unit u it.ui...*
m the world seems to matter so lout- u*
you are heii).
lie ( ii-iiiii't a little nearer and loo1;!"':
ilaiiit involuntarily for n ladder)���I'niu-
tipe, do you know t.ie |ie.ialty of m,,, lug
such sweet tliii-js to nier
I���Perhaps It Is la-cause I k ������*)����� the p���������-.
ahy thut I'm cummltritig theulTonse. I, -
sides 1 feel safe in sayiu�� unyllu.i��� in tins
nicouil story window.
He -Nol lliilesH ypli wish *o *���-,����� r"'* p.
fo med Inn, a ninetediiii century i.on.cn
toiiieilctriniciilol .".Iih. Bnhhy's vims, 1
Gin lool; al you forcer, dear, ill your pin.,
gown nnd your purple frame, unless 1 can
do .better.   Won't yun come .Umur ;
1   I like il very much up here
Hi���Yon would like it very nn"*'> i' 1
hiioafuriilL.il-. boyoudiuu'. "r .,..��
oi,i" after Hill
I So, on Ihocontmry. I puintrd yi'i Ir"-,
every   twig   ninl fio.-ir, every   I...I 1....1
meailnw, every sunrise mill i vc-v suiisot,.
lie���You must come down, 'i .ie(il.-un.ce
between liclvorn HinlAix wliou | Wiis i-i.i
sure thut you loved i.ie was liiltliillg ci 1-
pureii to liuviug yon in a second stuiy i...,.
iluiv when I I;now that you do,
I���Fnppofeu* cciinpionii-c. M'*eltfl"it
rnmii iio.u the Hoot- In-low. Vi'lM .1,11 \.uoi
In uud look hi 1. > mm Iciics iu,l,l I ci,Inc.*
Oil, Mrs. Hubby. Ibis geiiihuo'U is ,<n
Ami riutiii frioiiil nl nine. Sir I .cic-iiird,
'Ins is Ails, ilobhj, the kiiidci biiiillmly '11
Kn-thiiid. The niisim Mr. Borcstoril was
so tiiii'siy, Mrs. Hobby, wits that bo I������; !
Willi.ed here Irom Ureal Iblvirii, so * -
must I.IVI- iiiui ioiiio supper Uiore Le ,j-
llli'l'S.
Mm. II.���l-ertiiiiily, miss, lie shall buvc
Ihe beM in tbo 'huso,
lie��� biiu'l let ine interfere with re-T
nvuul ariaii'teiiienls. I ili.n't avelll li, no
hungry for finsl, I shall do very well until
I get back lu iho bolil.
I-Indeed yon will nm. sir. Billy w'"|
pull some loliiiitiKs iiii'l lettuce. '101111. ,'
Will milk the cow. and Mrs. Bobby will
niiike a savory omelet thai |)el"io,.< >
might envy.   Hark!  Is that our towl cue-
kliiutf   It Is���at half past. ��'    i'lie I   |
ine ineiitioi: omelet. and she must lie ciiu-
ill'!. ".Sow 1 lay me down to sleep."
*)���*��.�����
There are no more oxperlenceslo n-laiert.
preseui. We are makiug history very fust,
Willie Hen'sford and I, hut it is sacred history, and much of It I cannot chronicle lor
any one's amusement.
.Mrs. Heri'sfiii'il Is here, or nt least shell
In Ureal Holvcrii, a low miles ilis.il .1. 1
am nut paint in--these latter days, I lino
Itirm-il the artist side of my luitiireto t,.c
wall just for 11 little, and the woman Is
having lull play, i do not know wlmtll. 1
uorld will think about it, if it st-eiV'ii
think at all. hut I feel as if 1 were ''light
side nut" for I be lirst time in my life, und
when I lake up my brushes again I iilji|U
have a new world within from which lo
paint���yes. and a new world without.
lloodby, dear Holvcrnl Autumn and
winter may come into my life, but when 1
think of you it will always lie summer In
my heart. 1 shall bear the tinkle of the
belled sheep on tlio hillside; inhale the Ira-
uriince of the purple clematis that dunned
in at my cotiutie window: rcinnniicr 1. 1
day when Love nt'd I first walked together,
hand in band. Hour n'ljs nf utter idiene.s;
of early eonlideiices; of dreuinitlg drculi 1
und seeui't visions; ot ioiim morning i*-. ��� ���
over Ihe bills: of "liroml mid cheese and
kisses"at noon, witli kind Mrs Hobby holering like a plump icui'iiiiuii augoi over Lie
simple fenst: afteruooii tea under tli)
friendly shade of Ihe yew tree and parting
at the wicket mite when il seems, alter six
ur seven hours together, as il we could no*
say uoouoy, I call see him puss (he elor-
tower, the little -green grocer shop, tlio old
stocks, tne green pump; then he is attli����
turn of the ro.nl where the stonu wall si il
tiie hawtlioru hediui will prcseuily Int..
li.iii liniii view. I Ily up lo my window,
push back the vines, eaten his la.-1 wine ol
the hand. I would call bun hack if I
dared, but It woiilu bo uo oa..iur to lot hi.��
go I lie second time, nnd there Is always tomorrow. ThUlll' lion lor to.riolTuw. A.. '
li mere should be 1.0 tomorrow! The.i
thank f'od for today. I have lived an.!
loved.���Kate Douglass Wiguii, iu Atlantic
ZoIll's Fort lilies.
Zola, the French novelist, sir* that I" ���>
royalty n*i bis bonks no.v bring 111,11 uboi..
I WKI.IHIft fritncs a year, or ���tm.llilll. the tiinn ��� ��
! nf a millionaire, Yet hecimiisiK iiackiip. .
j a time when he lay alio;', most of the day I.)
his attic, nut because he was laity, but I...*
j the reason that il was ins one way 01 kus^
l..g wuroi.���i-Jxciiaime. .*
ARTIFICIAL EUGS.
"Mamma, I met Mr. ("ore, the artificial
tv-(t man. this afternoon nt Mrs, Harrow's.
They say he is worth a million. You will
. not oppose his 811111-"
i "Hdsit none so far ns thntf"
1 "He whispered at parting that he liked
I ne Is-tter than any lady he had ever met*
i '1 ben he asked mo it bo might call."
"And what did you suy?"
"1 gave him permission, of course."
"Has be begun operations in Washington
yetf"
"He Is not going to begin manufacturing
the eitL's upon a i.'ir>.-e scale until he lint
syndicated���I think that is what he calls it
���the whole United States und part of Europe."
"That Is a good Idea."
"Won't papa lie surprised?" Isabel askrd,
forgetting nil about the "cup and the lip."
"I only hope Mr. Cory will liecousidorote
toward your papa and me. We have had a
hard struggle to make you what you are.
Belle."
"Ijet's make sure of Mm first," Bell,
answered, with precocious wisdom. "I will
answer for the rest."
The mother and dnu-rlirer were sitting In
a poorly furnished kitchen eating their
breakfast of oatmeal and milk. Neighbor*
who "ran in" unasked were baffled in their
driest for informal iuu us to how the .Mo
llermots lived.
There wus but one wealthy member of
tho family.ami ho wis in Europe. Iliswifi
had itono to Florida for the season, and hi*
���Iain-liter was at Yassar. This John Mo
Heriiiot wns a conshi to Belle, There was,
however, scant profit in the relationship.
She was never received at her cousin's house
and only coolly recognized upon the street.
X r. ("cry called at 3. Belle and her muili-
it were In the drawing room.
"Allow me the pleasure of Introducing
yon 10 ray mother," Belle aaid after the
1,1-st ureetine*.
"Happy to meet yon, madam���er���oh���
Mrs. Mcflertnot," Cory sputtered awkwardly; "fine day."
"Yes, we are having lovely weather."
Mrs. McDermot answered, shaking his
hand cordially.
"Well. 1 come around to see Belle this
evening on business," Cory liegan bluntly.
"I ben u bearing about her for a year or
two, and 1 thought I'd come out to Washington to see her,"
"And of course my daughter has been
I hearing about you," Mi's. Mcllcriiiot answered archly.   "Everylmdy hears about
you. Mr. Cory.   You are perhaps the most
famous mini in America today."
"Well, yes, them aigs has boosted me a
heap, both iu honor and profits. I'urty
soon 1 won't know what to do with my
money "
"You can use It as other wealthy men
use it," sweetly replied Belle, "You can
touiiil libraries. I wish you would found
one here in Washington aud make me chief
librarian."
"That's just wliai, I camo here for this
afternoon," Cory iiuswcrod, taking a seat
upon the sofa by the side of Belle, who
blushed ever so little, but bravely pretended imiorencs.
"Why, that would be nice," Mrs. McDermot put in.   "Belle enjoy* a good book."
"Well, If she'll only consent to be my librarian for life alio shall read every book
that ever was mod. and write 'em herself
if she wants to."
Hollo and her mother exchanged looks of
consternation mingled with triumph.
"Come, what do you say? Ijet's get married in a week aud start to Europe. I've
got business there that needs me this minute."
"This Is very sndden," Mrs. McHomint
faltered, looking from one to the other, "I
hardly know what to say. Mr. McDermot
is away on business; besides we shouldn't
like 10 give tip our only child. We���we
bail counted on living with her always.''
j "That's just the thing," Cory answered,
j with supreme satisfaction. "1 don't want
to be Imtbrred buying a house now, aud
this is good enough for a king,"
"Then, UihI bless you, my children."
Mrs. McDermot raised her handkerchief
to her eyes, pressed them a moment and
then left the room.
The wedding wns set for the 1.1th, now
���inly Itiilnysilistaiit. Telegrams were sent
to their absent and perhaps envious relatives. Mrs. John McDermot started north
lit once, telegraphing for hor daughter to
meet her in Washington. She was not the
one to lose any chauce by Iieing neglectful
nt the wrong time. She made sure that
"Miranda" would receive her and her
���laughter. They were at the depot with
tlio linest earriiiKo that could he hired and
k!*"c(l and complimented with fervor.
"1 would take you home with me, Lucy,
dear," Mrs. Vlruinhi gushed, "but the
house is in possession of n herd of people
getting ready for the wedding. It is to he
an informal alTair; still tliere is a great
deal to do. Mr. Cory won't have It delayed. Ho received a message from Europe
yesterday urging his immediate presence.
He was nn the point of starting at ouce,
but Belle persuaded him to wait."
"Is In- as rich as the papers report him'"
Mrs, Lucy asked.
"Hicbcr." was the proud response, "and
syndic!res formlnu all liver the world. Ills
wealth will lie fabulous. We shall all go
lo Enru|M-��� bis interest-, are mainly there."
"I am so glad! We will com.- and see
you," said Mrs. Lucy sweetly, envy iu her
eyes.
The wedding was to take piece the next
morning. All of the relatives of the prospective hrii'e bad assembled the evening
before to discuss Until arriiin-ciiienis and
lo itive a last glance at the bridal llnery.
lu the midst of the noisy mailer Mr,
James Mcliermot appeared upon the
Mielie.
"Oh, papa," Belle exclaimed, "1 thought
that you would not get here in time. Here
is .lames."
"How do you do. sir?" was the curt
prreiinu. "Mr. James Cory, from Parsous,
kimsiml"
"\cs, sir,-* Cory answered and hastily
rot limed In his seat.
"Yon propose to ma!:, artificial eggs?"
queried Slcllirniot.
"I do make them."
"Y��i make tbcm with the nntside skin
between the shell and the white?"
"1 do. 'I hey are Iu every way just like
hens' eggs."
"Will they hatch?"
->.'o-o, sir."
"Now, look here." McDermot arose nnn
laced Cory, who also rtrnso uud looked
scared. "The eggs you supply tuste like
Ileus' eggs. You suy thoy won't hutch. I1.1t
1 telegraphed my agent tor-cl every ouo he
could get ami keep the hens under lock ami
key. 11 o.luis (lone.lt, aud 10 nut of the IH
have lunched! You're a fraud, and 1 waul
yon Ingot nut of my nousel"
"(lb, pup;:'. '
"lis 'lie. truth. Hell.). This is not the
first sot ol fools this scamp bus found. Lis
victims are slruuguloug Irom here to the
Atlantic."
An hour afterward Cory was packing bis
lsig and e..mining io Iii" eoi.,-^dei'ute,
"Thoy thick tiny dim. p," he ..aid,
"but it was lucky tl�� old man pulled me
nut ol lllcvei-po. B.e-s you 11,01,, I wns
a-marrying Mr wrong gut: M,r sunt tliut
rich .1. E. Mciiermiil's iluughicr. His name
is John, und ibis is Jim. I can" alfonl 11
wife unless she's got the tin."���l'itishurg
Press. j��
HER IIUSMND.    <
1 never started to pay a visit with keener
anticipation of pleasure than when I accepted the invitation of my former pupil.
May Gordon, lo pass a few of tho slimmer
weeks nt Morton Hill.
May bad lieen my muale scholar In the
day* when she was May Reeve*, before
John finrdoii came "a-woolng."
As the couch man opened the door a little
figure ran down the broad stone step* and
wa�� in my arms in a moment, half laugh-
Ing, half sobbing, cnresslng me and kissing
me, with loving words nf welcome.
Leading me to a beautifully appointed
room. May allowed me there to gel my lirst
real look into her face.
When I had seen it last. It had liccn
round nnd blooming with th. fresh young
beauty of IS. As I looked now I could
have believed the young wife bad aged 10
years instead nf four.
While I wa�� dressing the patter nf Httls
feet across the hall and a sweet treble calling "Mamma!" prepared me for th. entrance of the sturdy little urchin of 2'5
years, the heir nf Mnrtou hall, nr. a* May
proudly introduced him, "Our Imy Harvey."
But even the proud light of mother lor*
only lighted the pale face for a moment, aa
tiking her Imy by the hand May led lho
way to the dining room, where the bell hod
already announced us.
Here 1 mot my host, ennrtenn* nnd dignified as ever, charming in conversation and
full nf polite inquiry as to Willougbby ami
its inhabitant", and hero, for the first, time,
I boi'iin to find some of the cause of dear
May's pale cheeks and sad eyes.
It was evident to me, though May gave
me no spoken confidence, that the fnurpast
years had been passed iu a vain atumpt to
win the loving praise that had been her
daily portion hi hor own home.
John Oonloii was liberal, affording lh��
wife every pleasure a well filled purse could
give, lie was gentle and courteous nnd It
was evident that he wax a model husband.
May was self sacrificing and devoted, nut
telling even her own heart that she hud
any ground for ui>!'.iipnlnes*,yet surely pining for open, cordial love and praise.
It was a Uui-fuiiy but ulght iu August
when John Gordon, rapping at my door,
called:
"Will yon come tn Mayf She 1* HI, and I
am going for the doctor."
Before morning a tiny girl waa sleeping
in the nursery cradle, hut the mother lay
in a dangerous stupor. Forthreelongweuk*
we watched tb. frail lif. hanging on a
thread, sinking little by llitle, with no
point of hope for the anxious hearts that
loved her.
The most dan;!eronsrymptom, the doctor
nssured us, wo* the patient'* own apathy.
"If you can rouse her," he said lo mu, "to
try to lire, she may yet recover, But a few
dars more of this dull apathy wlil surely
kill her." (^
Then I resolve! to make ono great clTo-+.. |
Vi'ith'iny resolutlou taken, I  went ii.ur
lhat interview with the doctor straight in
John Gordon's library,   He was sitting ia I
a weary, listless attitude, but. rose to place I
u chair fur me.
"May Is better?" b�� naked, with touching
eagerness, Ins luce holing again as 1 shook
my head.
"John," I said, plunging at once into my
errand, "will you let ine speak a few plain
words to you." I have loVeil "liny since she
was a tiny baby, mid I cannot see her die
without nn effort to save her. I hi Move
vou love her?"
"I would give my life to see her well
again," lie said passionately.
"And yet." I said sadly, " 't's ynnr want,
of appreciation that is killing her."
"I do mil understand you," lie said, ar.i
he was perfectly sincere when he spoke
Then very gently I pointed out to hi-i
how faithfully May had I1ilt.11 all luioiy
duties,
"But women like those things. My
mother always ko,,t die hoii.-.e uu.l tublu
so," ho said.
"women like litem," I replied, "True,
loving ivooiun like t.iem just in proportion
as thev give pleasure to tl no thoy love."
"Hut surelv they always give plousur".
Ho you iitiiigine 1 do m.L know how luvuiy
my wife is. how patient an.I careful'' A
mother to my boy, who will make him a
noble, true man. Surely I kiiuw my wne
Isiouiost perfcl."
"Toll hor you know If." I s:iJd. "Lot I"t
f"0 it in vouroyes. feel it in your kiss. Go
to her, take her iu your arms and loll her
I ow dreary lite will bo to you if she Is lost.
Hid her live for your sake, and she will not
die."
"lint the excitement, the agitation!" he
suld "I havo scarcely dared to speak to
her or even to kiss her for fear of agitating
hor."
"And she Is dying frr wont of those very
loving woods nod kisses,"
1 marched the nurse Into tho next room
wilh the baby and then took John to May's
vide. With a tenderness more tonehiti't
frqnv bis natural reserve he bout over the
|..ile luce and spoke o..o word:
"Darling "
She looked Into his face nnd met eves ��o
full of deep, lino love that involuntarily
the lilted her weak hands to draw her husband hearer.
"Darling." ho repented, and his lip quivered, "how pale you are. and so weak! Oh.
May, my own scoot wife, it cannot Im- you
would die ind leave mo! When will you
coine to ihe with baby May in your anus,
as you d.l with Harvey, to ask me if I uui
not proud in Is- papa?"
"Uo you remember!*" she whispered.
"Kciiiciul.tr! Why, May, there is no
word or look of yours I cannot remember."
I stole away. Heart meeting heart wits
mo sacred lor .-my thud party to witness,
An hour later I went lu softly May was
lying in her husband'" arms looking into
111* face wii'h loving eyes, I'pou her cheek
Was a faitil Hush, nnd the smile that greet
nl my entrance was like tue smile of four
years ago.
Huby May was 3 months old before I
was allowed to leave Morion Hall, but I
left tl smiling ami bright eyed matron ami
a proud, happy husband and father, ami
in bij i.ian I knew that uevet again the
cloud would fall upon May's life that, rested there when she thought herself unappreciated.���New Yorn Evening Post.
Ton Mncl, nmi Too l.lttle [lending.
It was a saying of Mobiles' I hat if ho had
road us much us other men he would doubt-
loss havo shared their ignorance. An utterance so bold could onlyall'ord to he made
by a man endowed with great cii|iacilieslor
Independent thought mid pussessid of Ihe
fraud arrogance of genius. Most of us. unless we have fallen into ihe lamentable er-
lor of believing that we aro geniuses ourselves, hnvo lo be content with thinking
over again the thoughts of other mid greater minus I linn nlir own. Happily the existing tendency -o'vurd shorter hours of
libnr and tho choapftiing of bonks afford
more opportunity and Increased facilities
for rending. As to what it is wj suuu.d
rend, much must lie loft to agenndlnsre
and linbitsiif thought.���Chambers' Journal.
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MIXES. & MINERAL PRODUCTS.
W. PELLEW HARVEY
Analytical Chemist ft.��^ayer,
Golden, British Columbia.
A Moo I.I tile Sam.
An expert luatheini ���"" once set htm
self tho nice little sum nf calculating the
number nt ditleroui ways m which ftsl caul*
of a pack can be distributed among ban
players, in to each inking every possible
combinaiion and |icrniutatinn
il Would la' un use lo present i ho answer
here iu a long row of figures lot no ouo
call realize to himsell what such n lll'llter
leal array ica.lv conveys. nor wiiliiil i*
much bettor lo play with lho wonts billions
and trH'ions. .eelllg lhat Ihese an1 iiiem
worils and nothing moee lo most ol us. mil
the following illiislraiioii is mure likely iu
be appreciated by the ordinary render
If the enure |*ipil!tlllnn nl Iho earth,
taken at l.lHHi.lMMl.tMM. persons, wero lo deal
the curds Incessillllly day ami night lot
lim.illHi.eiid veii,-��. at the rale of * deal bv
eiinb ihtso'i h miiiiiie. tnor would uot have
exhausted tin* one hiiiiiiieillli lliuiisilliillli
part of the number ol esseiithillv dllTfri'iil
way* In which I he caril�� pan be so distributed.���Ii.iith-oii s M.imu.llie.
rlillatlelphla'a First llnoh.
The first laiok nf any kind published in
this city was "Atkill's Almanack" for the
yenr llisfl It was au unpaged pamphlet of
10 leaves, only two copies of which are now
known to be in existence. The first copy
of the "Almanack" pi mini was scut tc
Colonel Mark hum. Ponn's deputy, who reported to the council that tho book had erroneously i.cclaitil I'e'.uaylvnulu to have
been founded by "Lord I'cnii." The council disapproved such a high sounding title
and directed llie aiiinor and printer I William llradfordMo "forth with null effectually hlott nut ye words -Lord Penn.'" This
hud the luiouli of recalling tlie whole edition
and th" abolition of lliu obnoxious words.
���Philadelpji.il .'rea*.
IS!)-!      ASSAYnil TO TUB        803
British Columbia Government
of ill s"*i3ims*n ssnt from th. Prav'w** to
THE  WORLD'S FAIR,  CHICA00.
Tt was at nurl.ist promotion dinner nt the  Ho!*- J< A* IjOUOHEED, ("*,(!.
Military Circle. Of course the conversation ' G. 8,
turned nn those who had disappeared���tlie
dead���with tuat "Don't you remember?"
vhloh is like a refrain to those banquets
filled with i-ocollcc" ins of the past. We
Mere iu the {-..-.(^..ogical uiomeui when,
l.u'OU-jll tujiua, Ul of ���.-.nod Witlesa.ld of ili-
("���siton. one feels n heightened nervous
 siuillty producing a peculiar spiritual
suite.
"And n'lramnnd," said Chavoye, "You
rcr.nlleci, ll'lramond!"
Suddenly grave, Commander Fabersaid:
"(JjtnlcUleu, I was thou captain of the
feviniteoiiili Chasseurs, and I declare to you
I cannot thiliK of tne iiiliur without tooling
t ���r i.isl.ms l.iai sei/.es you beioi't- problems
lhat our reason refuses tn comprehend.''
"Yell us the par'ieulurs, We want th.
dciuil.-,!" was ihe cry ull.around.
"Well, gentlemen, it was live year* ago.
We V'-ei-e then at St. Germain, the most
iiuiirilile of gaiTW.1* Mornings iu tlie
loresis, joyous breakfasts a*, mess, Itlrl-it-
t Inns nn thu terrace.anil at night tue grand
li.tini t-,.i,s. L,.��iHiiii. ii'ii..uiuiidi with uis
i.nine. Ids great fori line, Ids elegance and
graceful swagger, hold bis own brilliantlv
amaiiiiii1 mail revels, always ine luat ut
supper auu Co, l.i'si li. t,'.c s....,ile.
".'uddeuly everything cliangod. The
Ductless d'irauiouil mod of aneurism of
i.io btui't. t'l'oia lliu luuaieui Moeu tue
e ipttiln hud uo longer his iiiotucr, niamnia,
as besiiid with a filial toniici'iicss, a touch-
i.ig cuuirasi, in the uiuuelroi tuat big uius-
i.,j..iu.ii in.y, from loo day when he couid
rot go lo her from time to timo to recover
l.oiii our dissipations, lie was not lilinseli.
, e ceased io e,u lo I'llris, l...i bcjo.ld l.iu
duties of tlie service be neiir left Imliie,
where ho remained for hours lieforo a por-
t.Jilt ol li.c i.i.ctle-ss p.t.t.teu oj Cudiiul.
".le became more mid luoiv taciturn untl
more and inorc concentrated in himself,
ouo line winter morning, going to ins
In,,,..j on thu way tu luti luuueuver, 1 lou...l
[..111 especially a.titatcd.
'��� -You will laugh at me,' he said at once,
'but ine must cxtraojuiuury iiuteULure b.is
happened io me.'
���"What was It?'
"'ion know EatherVin.""nt?   Imagine
my )���iti.ig i. .n cuiuj tuls i.oii-uiug acco.n
puuletl by acnulr buy and lieurlugllie holy
Micraiuoni.   Vou may know 1 wasastou-
ibueil,'
"���ion have made a mistake, air; doubtless you are wrong iu the address.'
" 'No, uo.   I was (old to go tu the bona.
of Captain d'lruuiuuo.'
" "i ..cn some one is Indulging in an unbecoming juke.aud I will k now the an thin.'
���"i)ir, i 'assure you mat the lady wim
i"iil ine to your house bud the most respectr
itolo and trustworthy uir.'
���������A i. ily'
" ' 1 is, a lady whom I mot on the squaie
by tl.e cliurcli���-uh. there she is!'
���"Ami  lather Vincent showed me the
portrait of mamma iiiing'iug on the wall. I
o,tu thai I could uul help feeliug a lug ill
my liDiiii.'
'"You aru ijuite sure that this ia the lady
you met?'
������'Yes, e'-'t-'n���oh. I s'lnnld rnx)"niie
her i 1 a t���io.i..alul otbels.   taie lli.-ist.l
so. with sueii a gentle a.nl sad air. Sbesaiil
t .in-; 'itiiiiiptictt! Tliere I < bill jusl tiuml'
\ on, yes: it is the lady of the portrait!'
'���'. .'it. s: i, that plot tire���it isof my mother. I  o Dutaois (i'llaiuolnl, scarcely loo
mouths dead.'
" ���The priest trembled and tunied a lit-
tie pule, Ineii ho said: "My dear sot,, too
designs of  Providence arc im|ieiietrable.
...eeii'o l.io vallctilll.    it is aiwaysagoisl
I ii'iiig to Ih-iiI pcaiv witii liud.   And tbeu���
wlio knows- it woi-i'i doubtless give plena-
lire up alsive to madam, lue iluuiiess."
"'I'ln.i I Hindu  uo further objection*
*'-tch att'ecte I, I eniifesseil ind received tne
sacra..ie.nl.   Perhaps I o priest fi.i.1 an lull
le.-iuatiou.    I'.u'ii.lp..  he ll.-lil  Is'on swayisl
by a resemblance.   Anyway i. i-iuouc, and
now forward for the maneuver.'
"1 icinemlii;!- thai it was cold and dry,
like today,   D'li'iimonil mounted a sii|ierb
cie'stuut that he hail Isiuglil the day pin
vioiis,   \..' ,'. cut o.i' at lull trut to jiiiu ine
(���lasses on the terrace, and the bard ground
made a metallic noise under our horses'
fret.
"I tried to joke with my friend to divert
him. but be, very gloomy, always relumed
to the priest's visit, saying in a strange
voice, '.Viler all, you must uwu that it was
oncer.'
" We reached the square, answered the
roll call and joined our squadron,   At that
moment a recruit lost control of bis horse
I and came charging upon us.   Tbo poor Isiy
hud completely lost his wits and thought
I oi iiu-.hiu.t- out to cling lu llie pouiuicl of
| his saddle. The shock wn�� terrible. My
] army horse, uu old stager used to such stir-
; prises, never llinciioil, but ll'lraiiioud's
' chestnut, alarmed, bounded wildly uud fell
prostrate,   In one second I saw a confused
mass, a horse lhat aitir desperate strug-
; gles gut Up, aud uu the ground my itiilur*
; lunate friend, senseless. Ids skull broken
i |,y a blow from his horse's hoof.   Dyathf
I .oi'alile chance the ihxitor was nut there.
"The wounded man was taken   to St.
| Germain In tho sutler s wagon, and when
at, last ho could bo cured lor il was mo
] lute. Ho died that night at .1 o'clock witli-
: (nit having uttered a word, without rectiv-
I eritig consciousness, and I, who knew i lie
story of the priest, I insisted upon iiddin!
io the announcement of his death: 'Provided with the sacrament* of the church.'
Now���if one were superstitious!"
There was u silence; then big Pournills
'. cried:
"The devil take yon with your dance of
doatli adventures that give the shudders!
Do you want riy conclusion?   The |Micat
was   hired-D'Irainoiid   liked   to   drink!
Gentlemen, let lis have entree, and for the
rest of the evening, for pity's sake, let us
talk only about lho ladies, will you? Otherwise 1 shad have bad dreams."   /... a
THE GOLDEN
iningl Smelting
CO, (Limited)
Bank Of Monfreai.
CAL��j1RY.
SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT
, Interest at Current rates.
W. B. GRAVELEY. Manager.
PURCHASERS + 0? + ALL + CLASSES + OF
Cold, Silver fi Lead Ores.
For full particulars apply to
H. 3. ALEXANDER, manager
Livery & Feed Stables,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
<>cL��t:\.
B.I".
HULL BROS tt CO.,
Whole-mlr nnd It era 11
BUTCHERS.
Cattio, Sheep and
Horse Dealers.
GULDEN,   B. C.
J. SMART & CO.
Undertakers and
.   ���  .   Embalmers,
Cnleiu-y Alba.
TBbEORAPII ORI'I'ltS PROMPTLY
ATTENDED TO.
���MOXEI'li PAIXT SHOr.
If vou wain your house I'ainie.,. Tafiereil
or r'alsiiinined', nr any kuul ot a si-jn 1 'niiited
write to .1.11. MII.IjWAHD. Caijiarv. the
l.oiuliiiir Paint Shop in the west, for jri-oti
Work und prices that lire ri-;ht.
nirapi r-f* In-Ill null 'i'iiee) on receipt
I llfll LC*'. uf a 3 stamp, a rnceinetbr a
simple VKfiETAIII.K HALM tli,.t wOl remove Tan. Kroel.los, Pimples. Hlntvli.-n.
I'lackhouds. etr., kiavin-r the skill soft,
clear and beautiful. Address A. D. M'l'KM-
1'EIj, 00 Ann St., New York.
"It is worth th. pi"*,** to timr psmnn
whn even read* a nawapapt r."���laallagum
Joarual.
ihe jovbial airiaa io
Blue Pengil Rules.
Jx, Cr. VtwrTTXTB.
A Pocket Primer for th* use of Kapnrlen.
Comapondenta and Copy Chopper*.
Short, simple and praclical role* tor
making and *dltlB�� newnrap-r copy,
and of equal Tain, to all who wlah to
writ, cornet Eullph.
rlre   P-loe, 10 rent.
ORVfN, Publlahec
0
H. Connate Proprietor
Kewly refifteil and furnished. Strict Iv FIRST
CLASS in every respect. Sample Rooms for
Cotninercial men. Fire-proof safe for convenience
of (jiiests. Headquarters for mining men and
miners. Convenient to Station and Steamboat
Landing. Direct importer and wholesale and
retail denier in Wines, Liquors, and Cigars.
Special attention given to orders from u,. the
Columbia River.
HARRY   CONNACHER,
GOLDEN,        -       B.C.
COMMERCIAL :-:    PRINTING
Job    Department
_.<,-- OF -:o:-
Thc GOLDEN EI^A
I
ScntoDi-ecelDtof prti
p-reapr.   ALtANTIl-,
117 Naattn Btml. New York,
W. fliiEXfiriDER,
Box 7, Donald, E. C,
IS THE  ADDRESS TO 8ESD VOUR ORDERS FOR
Watchss,  Clocks  and JsWellery.
REPAIRS   GUARANTEED. LINTON BROS.,
Siatiansrs, Ba3k33!lGro,
AX * NVAXmtMAi ERS.
did go were made  weary  by the per*
i foriuitnce.      From  the.-account it, last
i week's paper, the people of Golden may
he cfiiiiri-atol'itnlatcd on having li id an
evening's   enjoyment,   us   tliere   was
'nothing of   the kind experienced here.
; Matters were made   worse by the calm
Severe Ktil'ttii-iiuku   Shock.
Montreal, Nov. 21. - A very heavy
shock of earthquake occurred hero at
11:5*1 o'clock this morning, lusting
about lo seconds. It was felt, iu all
parts of the city and suburbs and
caused great commotion.    Many of the
TOYS, FANCY GOODS &   WALL
PAPERS.
CALGARY      -       ALBA.
j assurance  oi   the youth woo acted as ' tall buildings on   St. .lames street anil
manager,'     He told  some of our real-! in the central   part of  tne city shook
dents, (men who know more in a
minute than he does in a week.) that
they were not well enough ed'..cated'to
"���"���*'   "   "  "   ---*���"���������-  fjeen   any   opinion of   .Mn-s   Bailey's
It. OF It. T. IJALIj. IMS AI.lt. j readings:     The nitisii: rendered at in-
  jlerviil'
o;>oi>
HI
Tho   lull
ATTKNIUXCB   AXO
.li.tSAXi'   TIME;
and Mr
violently and their occupants fled to
the street', In narrow streets like St.
Francois Xnvi'er, the peojile rushed out
looking up fearfully, as though expecting the stone walls to fall ou them,
bv Miss ltiss. Miss Purvis, j I' was the worst shaking up that
Armstrong, wus iiiuc.h appre-1 Montreal   has had   for many a day.
elated by the audience.
I'lill-cl- Milling us ll llllllll.
The United States officials are great*
i ly ideased over their.success in sending
: two subjects of the Emperor pi China
I buck to their native hind, and are now
I organizing a  scheme to bag a number
;;ivi)ti In* Qlacier Lodge,
Til, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen,
on Tuesday evening, 28ih iust. wus u
grin 1 stcssss in every wi.v und the
bovs ure to bi c^igratiihuel oil tile
spieiididiirriingementsmiulo. The hall Iot Chinamen anl'iu so doing lay the
was decora-ed with l,..,ier���s and bunt-1 ���olm(1'ltion Sor ���* u-'l' ll"lt **���*������* l)rev-jnt
ing, a conspicuous place beiu,' given to
a gilt braki wheil, linb*- nnd pin *vl*ioli
together with thi'tie diffti-ent colors of
trainmen's lamps- f irtned an appropriate iietit'M1)ie-:*i.   The ladies-, -if possible,
surpassed themselves in the costumes [
worn, an I tiie bill looked like u ,lt-.
tiichc'l SdJtiou ol f.iiry 1 in I wlieil the
waltzes wire in full Swing. Mr. ll.
Altou note I as floor manager to the
entire satisfaction of all, uud, iho music
supplied by Mr. A. Kiiic.iil and Mr.
McAllieu was all that could lie
desired.
At 21 o'clock the (fraud M.in-.|i was
called and dmcing wont merrily on'
till 21:31 when all bunds bin! supper.
After supper Mr. Suitli, of T.ieo.mi,
eiitertaiiied the .coiniiauy by singing a
song which was received with an
encore und Mr. Smith was nut allowed
to leave the piiino until he ha I sung
three songs. D.incing was then re-
suuiii un'-I kept lip til) 1:3U,    ',,'
There wew'bejwo'en iiOnnd GO couple i       _.....^^_.^^___^^_.^_^^^_.
present, ainoug  -others,  liciug the fob | si".ce ,he P��ssing of the exclusion act
lowing: - Mcsdiiu
son, Palmer, Jdr
housi),   X-iv.ivin.
the transfer of Chinese subjects into
Washington from llritish Columbia
It is known lhat ut several points
nlong the BritJish .iCbliunbiu frontier*1
and both, side-,* of it tliere are gangs ol
Chinamoii working ut pretended placer
mines. S.nui) of these camps, it is
said, would not pay a man 75 cents a
day if the work vyiis co'.dueled cou-
| staiitly. Sjmetimes there are a dozen
Chiuniiien working at these placers
and ii week liner only one or two are
left. It has also lieen noliic! ihtit.
when strangers came into the placer
diggings every I'hiiinmiui is at work,
hut when tne visitor.- louve uo work is
dono for days at a
ment officials are t
are operated onlv
Chiiiaiumv tu ('oca;
luuibiaWito this c: ^^^^^^^^^
is to arrest ev ry Chinaman working
in tho northern limits of the statu und
deport all those who cannot show a
constant residence in the'-United States
Despatches received here show that
lho shock wns distinctly felt to a
greater or less extent at many places
in Quebec and eastern Ontario,
me. Tho govern*
tislletl those mines
���.:-. a blind to aid
from British Co-
iiti'v.    The scheme
���- Caldwell Jumie-' ���',oso w'10 :,lv "'lowed to remain will
hi Neelon Wood-''"-'-*"0''" ; ��� ''le government offiiiils
Mclxinii I'..tiiiore ! "'"��� "s *"'"t"** "cvv '""es ani see" '���"*���*
Colipih mud, Murpliv, Mi-tliie. Mick! lvi" l�� ������'����� '������"* tried. By this
Ross, Hopgooi. Misses A.. Hopgood, i h���"*^* *��-l��** *���"* ''��'-*��"' ������''����'��� �����
Bernli. Purvis. Mot> aid; *oit.l��),,!far "s &���&&*�� easterii. Wushington,
Ross, Cleary. E. Sillilvnn.A. Sullivan,  wi"_te broken  U.*V fy*-***'*"*. lWasl.,.1
Liwi-ence, Stevesm, Mitcholl, Caddon, I BuView- 	
AVoolfoitp. Frjin outside places there
were. Mrs.'.I. HojigooiV, Jn.ss A. Hm|��*
good and J. Caddon, from Roger's
Pass ; Mis- McD-un* I, from Bonier ;
Messrs Miller .and. Bliick, from. Van*
couver: Morrow and I'lu-sley. Kamloops ; Mr. S.nith, Mt. Taoiiiii Lodge,
4j.*1.     Some of tbi) "dresses wercr-vcr
TlioOront Locomotive Itiieo.
A spe-.d test of interest will !����� made
this week- when the .famous British
locomotive, 'he Qieeu Empress.and th.'
17-"-"?'York Central's c.i-nck engine, No.
999 will try their metal on the Now
York Central's track*, between Buttulo
hind Now York-     The engines a.-e the
tasteful  nnd the   opinions as  to  who
,,     , ,, ,',���. best examples  of  locomotive  building
was tbo  be'.a* wero  very  iciltci-ent, so' ' I ��� r
now in existence, llie one representing
orrespou'dent must decline
British, the other American skill. The
Queen Empress is new and has
beeu tested (or speed,, but it is believed
to be'capable of something better than
10(1 miles an hour. The No. '.199 bus a
record of eigh
miles an hour
thut you:
to nan,, miv Oiio for the honor. .
,..,,,     ���    .      . ���.���. ,,     .      ���i  Queen  Empress is new and has never
Miss  Purvis  Wus tastefully ilritweil | ~ .',
in black and gold ; Miss fioss wiure a
delicate sbulu of heliotrope; Miss Hop-
good hoi n becoming costume ol ureiiin .
...     j   i- i ,*       ..       record of eight miles ai ��speed of 112?.
with red slippers,gloves and fan; Miss " *^
E.   Sullivan  bad a pale blue flowered
.,, .   ...     ..     a ... .    ,      .., Both engines   have  been on exhibi
silk:  Miss A.   S'lHivni. hail pole blue! . "
m. ���        ,    .., * ...    /,, lion iat  tho. World's   Fair mid   both
trimmed with flowers : .diss Cleary |
,.    ,   i . . .  ..... 'Started   from   Chicago for  the east on
wore ii cardinal dress, tj-imined with ���        "     	
,      ..   . ,, ii   i i ���Vednesday morning.     rhey will pro
lace thut  was very  pretty, and indeed ]      . ���; .       . .      .'.  .
tliere   were none of   ihe  dresses but
would merit a description.
Among   the   married     ladies   Mrs.
Irish Home  Rut'.- Prospects.
Dublin, Nov. 21.���Mr. John Redmond, the leader of the Parnellites,
speaking in AVexford this evening,
said he knew the government had not
merely postponed the further consideration of Home Rule until lr>H4. hut hud
determined, Mr. Justin McCarthy consenting, not to revive the subject in
the present Parliament. The prospects
of autonomy for Ireland, Mr. Redmond
lidded, were darker now than at any
other time in the Inst ten years.
IVrecti oil the l.ulto Slioro.
Erie, P.i., Nov. 2'"j. - A fast freight
bound east, run into another hound
west, about midnight, near Conneaii,
Ohio, on the Lake Shore road last
night. TllO engines and 30 or 41 cars
were wrecked. The engineer nnd tire*
man of the west bound; freight wore
killed. The engineer and liremen of
the east bouiid were badly injured.
Down With High Prices For
Electric Belts.
$1 ..15, S2.65, $3.70; former triers ?n, $7,
|10. Qualty remains the same���lb different styles; dry buttery and acid belts
���mild or strong current. Less than nail'
the price of any other company and nioru
home testimonials than all the rest* to*
(���other. Full list free. Mention tins
paper. AV. T. BAER & CO. Wit dsor, Onfc
HKITISII     COLUMBIA      SOUTHERN
RAILWAY  CO.
XOTICK r-
Is lie ehy gi' on. tliut in piirstuiiice uf the
Art, a Map nr I'liiu has this dn v been filed iu
the Department of Linn's and Works settin/r
tori li the liuiils tn he taken hy the sithl Ifiul-
iv..y lor tiglit of way purposes htitiveeii Sla-
tioii "I'-IS to Station 4*X)l,nu the ("list side of
llin Klk I'iver to the, cniiHiienco of .Michel
I li-es-k. I hence up I he left side of tlio valley of
Michel ('reel, to the crossing of same, and
tlienec itlnng its right bank, nil in tie llis-
rietnfKiist Kisiloiuiy, B.U., ttdistlilll'O of -ill
miles.
I Siguisl I
Oetoher ,'ilh, l��tl.
W. HANSON,
Managing Director.
6AVUTS,
TRADE  MARKS,
DlflQN PATENTS,!
COPYRIGHTS,   atej
For mformatlra and free Banlhaok write to
mcnx .*- co. ;a BaoAiiwaT. siar York.
Oltlej* bnreao for stearin-- -NMenti In America.
Kvery uatent taken out by us is brn-url*t bofoi'o
Uu pablie by a noil w giT*a t rae ot Aaif. in tlio
Jatnicsoii.iu pink and Mrs. Hopuood
in crealn were very attractive, while
Mrs. Woorthouse's pink with a lace
over.lmss wns very handsome.
Tin? siipi-er supplied b Mr. mid Mrs.
Juiuiesi'ti wns very maty and .hoiih; of
���.hose who sat down were very loth to
leave/the tables.
A'oitr i-oii'i spoiiilciit was much surprised to notice, among others present,
agenfieniin  who has  put himself on ,
record as opposed to the oi-dey uftiler I he'of co-"��aw- ��*����*����, wjicn Ameri
whose auspices the ball was given.
civil ut a leisurely gait with fretpient
stops for inspection by the people of
Ihe towns thiough which they pass,
until ihey are well out on the New
YorK* Central, when their speed lests
will I*) made. . They will not race, but i
eiii:!.. wj.' be put through its best gaits!
without regiiiil to the other, and pro- i _
bnblv ut different times. In size nnd j
iiicchniiism the two machines are so!
eimully uintched that the contest will
be an exceedingly interesting one. It Notice is htroby given that the part-
will I* valuable, too, as proof of what jnp*ship heretofore -**��'����'�� Jjetween
can be done in railway speed, and will j ^'.t^*^ fa^ ag J^
Lantest eirailation of ��*r lelanatfle paper in the
world. spienli-UT itluHraud. no uuelllcent
nan nhmiia be wrtiiom n. WMklr. H3.IIII *
your, tUUHl momlis. Address JtUNsTi CO.
V  uuss siu, Ml Uiaa-twar, ti*w York City.
NOTICE!
Th*)' litdiis of Knox Churcli have
���jm't. jeasoii to regret iho efforts they
made.to secure Miss Bui...-., for Friday
evening last, lot- nut only had they all
their vcotli for UtiQiing but those who
can railway Hacks have reached'the
stage of excellence nttuiued by American locomotives. At present the average track is about half a century behind the average engine.
The C.P.R. have   tuljeu over  the
Gait road.
is this day by mutual consent and
nf-reemeut dissolved. All debts owing
lothe above linn are to lie paid to T.
F. line,'by Wbom iill aeconnts are to
U-paid. In witness we have set our
seals and signatures.
C. A. Wait,
Thos. P. Pikii*.
W. G. Butt, witness.
Upper Columbia, Nov. 27, 1893.
Upper ColumWa JffiLft
Eoyal Mail Line.
Siaije will !c:ivc Gii'dc-n on ihe 'o!!o\v'ng
1j  il;   :
De?t?nt'ipi" ! 2 nn! **(i: .luii'tify 2, 16auil 30;
iVuy. I.:; :��. i *:. : M.-nii (.��and 21 ;
Apr i IO and *-'1.
Returning will leave Fori: Sx:lc 0:1 H13
Intermediaie Tuesdays.
Through Fare $1.63; Way Fare I Gets, per mile.
Express, Golden to Fort Stoele 10 cents per lb., the comj
pany's liability is limited to $2.00 per lb., unless one par cent
extra is paid on marked value.
During season of navigation a steainoi' leaves Golden
every Tuesday.
T. B. H. COCHRANE, President;       F. P. ARMSr30:f3, Wanag3r.
ESTUU9ED
:m. b. ung;
HU,
Mining & General Supplies.
DRY GOODS, HABDWAKE, PATENT 31EDICINE8
CLOTHINO. TINWARE, FANCY TOBACOOES,
BOOTS & SHOES, STATIONEBY, PIPES,   Etc.,   Etc.
Fine Groceries a Specialty.
AxDples,
Cr&inberries,
Oreir|^GS,
Lcmor|s.
M. .B LANG,        Golden, B.C.
HOUSTON & WILSON,
Machine Shop
Golden, B.C.,
TTAVE on hand for SALE a lot of Pipe Fitting1, con-
**��� sisting- of Short Nipples, Bushings, Union Couplings, Elbows, Tees, Brass Globe Valves, Brass Pet Cock*
Nuts and Washers, Square-head Machine Bolts, Carriage
Bolts and Iron.
ALSO MANUFACTURERS OP
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Frames, Stair and Turned
Work. Estitnates furnished and contracts taken on all
kinds of buildings.

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