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V15L. IV.   NO. 5.
$2 Per Year
I have just finished my annual stocktaking and find that my stock far exceeds
my expectations in suits, pants, coats, vests, boots and shoes,
hats and caps.
In order to remedy this I offer the following inducements:
SllltS * lmve over  FIFTY  Suif"-  >nat *  wi" mU -* C08t "nd
Raa+c   Rr   CVi aac     * *iave an immense stock of boots and shoes at
DOOIS   Ob   DHOeS. priceg -.atie.actory toaU.
Hats & Caps. '
have over      ____________________________________
I have over THREE HUNDRED pairs of pants that I will sell
at exact cost.
I have over TWENTY ooats that 1 will sell at all prices.
have over TWENTY
low prices.
vests   that   I  will sell at very
have hats and caps to fit the head and suit the
It will be to your Interest te cell mm*, exematae these
Golden, B.C
Simpson's Kidney Pills
have never failed to cure
"Lame   Back."
lOn F   Kocky Mountain Lodge,
i.u.v.r.  No> 84i meets eve8r}:
Monday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting
brethern cordially welcomed.
H. G. Parson, Secy.
Golden, on the main Hue of the Canadian
Pacific. Railway, at its connection with the
steamboat navigation of the Columbia river ;
the mineral (ind commercial centre of -astern
British Columbia: headquarters of thj Golden Smelting works, the Upper Columbia
Navigation Co., and lumber industry; the
outlet for the widely known and far
famed agricultural and {-raxing land of the
Columbia A Kootenay Valleys; unrivalled
for scenery of all kinds; tne distributing
point for the richest mineral country on the
Manufactures of Bash, Doors, Moulding*
Turned and Sawn Balusters, Newel Posts, Rand Rails and
Bmokots, besides continuing the Machine Shop work.
Have on hand a lot of Wash Basin and Bath
The Gun Club held a practice shoot
on Thursday evening.
Mr. W. G. Mitchell-Innes, came in
from Olds, Alta., on Thursday.
The Misses Webling Co. played to a
bumper house at Donald on Thursday
Mrs. J. C. Greene and Miss Preston
returned on Snnday from a very
pleasant trip to Fort Steele.
H. G. Parson has bought out Carlin
A Lake, general merchants; look out
for his advt. next week.
Thursday last was Emancipation
Day���the anniversary of the abolition
of slavery in the United States.
A sitting of the County Court will
be held at the Court House, Donald,
on Monday next at 10 o'clock a.m.
Messrs. Hull Bros. A Co., are having their store painted, when completed it will lie a marked improvement.
Mrs. W. Henderson, wife of Mr. W.
Henderson, car inspector, Canmore, is
here on a visit to her sister-in-law
Mrs. Jas. Henderson.
Mr. Frank Glover left on Monday's
No. 1 for the coast. He goes to take
a position ns clerk in a general store
at Union, Vancouver Island.
Mr. C. A. Warren returned from his
trip lo Fort Steele this week, in good
health and spirits, and much pleased
in every way with his trip. He was
initiated into the mysteries of Mud
Lake during his trip.
A meeting of the householders nnd
freeholders of Golden is called for Saturday, Aug. 10th, at 11 o'clock a.m.,
in the school house to fill a vacancy
on the school board, caused by the
resignation of Mr. J. F. Armstrong.
Who shall dare cast a stone at our
educational system? The other day a
British Columbian school hoy or girl
���it matters not which���was asked to
give the derivation of the word Canada and this is how he or she accounted for It. " In the old days when the
Hudson's Bay Company had plenty of
dealings with the Indians they used
to keep them in a good humor and get
more furs out of them by giving a
daily allowance of spirits. These
were served out at the rate of a can n
day and In time this got to be the
name of the country. - Province.
Presbvt.rln- Service.
Service  will    he held to-morrow
evening in   the school house at 7:1)0
o'clock,   conducted    by   Rev. T.   S,
By far the largest Golden audience
which ever listened to a concert company assembled on Wednesday evening
last in the Oddfellows' Hall. The
Misses Webling, of London, Eng., a
trio of talented sisters were the attraction. The success of the entertainment as predicted in these columns
was fully realized, and the general
verdict at the close of the entertainment was���" the best which was ever
held in Golden." Tho commencing of
an entertainment at tho advertised
hour seems to be an unknown virtue
in Golden as well as in other places,
it may be "fashionable" (?) to come
late, but when people persist in coming
at 9 o,clock to an entertainment advertised fo.i 8 they deserve to lose half the
The first number on the programme
was a pianoforte solo by Miss F. M.
Kenrick, pianiste to the Misses Web- j
ling. Miss Kenrick is a graduate of
the Royal Academy of Music, London,
Eng,, she rendered two selections during the evening, which were heartily
appreciated and loudly applauded by
the audience. "Helen aud Modus," a
selection from Sheridan Knowles'
"Hunchback" by Lucy and Hosalind
came next, and while the acting was
extremely good and the selection rather amusing itwas ofa characterof which
a little goes a long wny ���at least with
a fastidious Golden audience, it was
not altogether appreciated. This was
followed by the very clever rendition
of "The Jackdaw of Rheims," by
Miss Peggy. The next item "Roses,
Hoses," a dance of the summer flowers,
by Rosalind and Lucy, proved the
talented sisters to be very graceful
dancers, and had it not been imposing
on their good nature too much they
would certainly have been encored.
In a scene from Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew," the
three sisters were given nn opportunity
of displaying their ability as actresses,
each sustaining her role to perfection,
Peggy as "Petruchio" being especially
good. Lucy, in her song, "May I
have the Pleasure," fairly captivated
her audience and was vigorously encored. She gracefully responded by
giving the song "without words"
with a charming effect. "An April
Jest," specially written for the Misses
Webling, kept the audience in the best
of humor. The last number on the
programme "Britannia"���a patriotic
sketch specially written and arranged
for the visit of the Misses Wobling to
Canada, called forth repented applause.
The Irish Jig by Rosalind, and the
Sword Dance by Lucy, being executed
in a most skillful manner. The first
part of the evening's entertainment
was brought to a close by the singing
of "(iod Have tho Queen."
A few minutes sufficed to clear the
hull iiii'. dancing was commenced,
Miss Simpson presiding at the piano.
Refreshments were served at one
o'clock, after which dancing was resumed und kept up till II o'clock, when
the party broke up after having hud a
most enjoyable time.
Tbe Children's Picnic.
The children's picnic took place as
intimated on Thursday afternoon, a
short distance out the old wagon road.
The big children numbered nearly an
many as the little ones. Amusements
of various kinds were indulged in and
au enjoyable time was spent by all.
Supper was served at six o'clock and
ample justice was done to the good
things which had been provided. The
picnic broke up shortly after seven
o'clock and all returned home feeling
that it had been a day well spent.
Buck from Ottawa.
Thos. Earle, M.P., Lieut.-Col. Prior
M.P., and Senator Mclnnes arrived on
Sunday and went on directly to Victoria. Th.y were all glad to get back,
Messrs. Prior and Earle had little to
say. In the opinion of Senator Mclnnes the Dominion Government is
rapidly becoming weaker, chiefly owing to the non-confidence all the cabinet have in the Premier and jealousy
amongst individual members. Tbe
Senator hoped the Province of Manitoba -A-ould never go back one step on
the school question. The recent stand,
taken by the Government of that Province had greatly strengthened their
case in the east. Laurier, he believed
would sweep Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces would go Liberal.
The present depressed state of agriculture in Ontario would also hurt the
Government when the elections came
on. He did not think there would be
another session of Parliament.���Vancouver World.
the    Bund    Please    Play
Campbells nre Coming.
Charlottetown, P.E.I., July 30.���
Saturday lust Mrs. Campbell, wife of
Alexander Campbell, a well-known
tailor of this place, gave birth to five-
children, all of them girls. Mr. Campbell, tho happy husband, is eighty-four
years old.
A young man was arrested in Liverpool, charged with kissing it lady
against her will on the public highway. Tho prisoner pleaded that she
was in bloomers, and he mistook her
for his long-lost brother. The magistrate discharged him, and it is suid
the local tradesmen can now scarcely
.supply the feminine demand for bloom-
News Notes.
Vancouver, July 31.���Forest fires;
have been raging near the city for two-
days. There is an immense destruction of timber. The lire department of
the city is fighting tho flames. No
fears of the city being destroyed are.
Waterloo, July 31.���Jacob Erb'a
house was destroyed by fire yesterday.
Windsor, July 31.���Peggott's saw
aud planing mills were burnt here
Montreal, July 31. ���Celina Costi-
gney was shot dead by her lover, Isaac
(iiiutlier, last night. The murderer
intended killing himself too but was
Quebec, July 81, ��� George Porter,
teller iu tho Dunk of Montreal, was
arrested for a shortage of $-.5,0(10. He
resistod arrest and the policeman narrowly escaped being shot,
Ottawa, July 31, ���A dynamite explosion on the Parry Sound Railway
killed one man and injured several
Yukon, July 81, - Four thousand
dollars worth of gold dust was received
at the Customs' Department from the
Yukon country yesterday, taken there,
in payment of duty,
Hospital OiMiatiollM.
From Mi. Hewitt Do-stuck 92o. eTPlto C3-.li-.eit 03va
Tliu GOLDEN EUA is published overy
Saturday morning in timo to catch the eust
and west mail trains, idsu tlin mail for the
upper country, Windermere, Kurt .Steele etc
It. is the Only advertising iiiodiiiui in tlio Eoat
Kooteiiny district.
Subscription Kates r 8-.'.(X) |wr aniiiuii IN
Advertisements ami cliaugos must b. in
tlie oliiee not later tliau 12 a tu, on Thursday
to insure insertion.
Advertisement rates mild, known on application *t!
All cash to In. pai'l to tiie Manager, from
whom llie Company's receipt will 1-eobUiiio.l.
Tii: Golden Eia Pui,lisi.iri( Compan-r.
SATURDAY, AUG.   8, 1895.
A Sailor's Revenge.
Bella Mallison's troubles were the
result of certain eventualities. She
was very pretty and had many lovers.
These follow in the natural order of
things. Her father,old Tom MaMison,
had been a coasting skipper ; but, his
wife dying about the time his craft
was condemned fnr unseaworthiness,
he hnd fallen on evil times and drifted
silently down the ebbtide of his existence, mindful of what had been and
striving to act well by his girl.
So pretty Bella came to be tall,
slight and gracefully rounded, looked
20, though barelv 17. She was a
pretty, flushed, dark haired British
girl, who could row her father's skiff
or stand her lovers' chaff with easy
Mutters went smooth enough until
Dick Hathaway stepped in and gained
the girl's promise. He was a tall,
bright faced, manly fellow of 25 or
thereabouts uud skipper of the ketch
Sultana, a craft peculiar, to the lower
Thames, trading mainly with the home
One night shortly after their engagement the two were sitting in the
dusk of the twilight talking of the
future which lay so bright before them.
Only one iigiire loomed dark across
their horizon-Bill Hanson, a man
whose lover's attentions Bella had persistently discouraged.
But the glamour of love and the
witchery of the girl's presence in the
firel it room made Dick laugh lightly
at her fears when she told him.
"Don'tyou trouble your pretty head
about Bill Hanson, Bella," Dick whispered as he strained her to him, kissing her good night. " I must go now,
dear. We're sailing at 12 o'clock, and
if Bill Hanson says anything to you
just let nie know, and I'll���"
"Hush ! Oh, Dick, what's that?"
A.face glared in upon them standing
in the firelight���u dark face framed in
the window pane���indistinct, vanishing, then ���
Crash !
Tho window fell, splintered into a
thousand fragments,
Dick's face was dark with anger as
he strove to free himself from the
clinging, frightened girl. But when
at lust he got outside ho was too late.
The street lay vacant nnd deserted.
A fortnight or so alter this Bella
was coming home through the blaring
streets from n spell of Sut unlay night's
shopping, It wns a raw, wet evening,
and as the girl hurried along, turning
iuto the quieter streets, she heard footsteps behind her. They blundered
steadily on until she camo to u narrow
passage little frequented, but a short
cut to her home. Pansing, she cast a
hurried glance over her shoulder, then
decided to take the out. Before she
had traversed many yards she heard
the footsteps quicken. Slackening her
puce, she stepped suddenly into the
shadow of an archway, hoping her
pursuer would pass in the gloom. But
in another moment he had halted
abruptly before her,
"What cheer, Miss Mallison?" cried
a voice, whieh she directly recognized
as Bill Hanson's.
"Oh, how you did frighten a body!"
cried Bella, quickly proceeding on her
"Stop,   Bella!"   cried   the    other.
"You didn't used to be frightened of
me-now, did you?"
"I didn't know 'twas you."
"Are you sorry it's me?"
"I ain't glad," returned the girl.
"Bella," answered the man, "is it
true what I hears about Dick Hathaway?"
"I don't know what you heard."
"Yes, you do. Bolla, you know I
love you ; strikes me. you know it us
well us I do, and yet you chuck me
over same as if I was only a dawg."
"1 never gave you leave to talk to
me so," cried the girl hotly. "You've
been drinking again, Bill Hanson."
"Drinking, have I? Yes, I have.
More nor a drop too. What's more,
you've drove me to it."
"I never encouraged you, I'm sure,"
said Bella.
"No, you never did. That's where
it sticks. It's me as did the loving.
It's me as did the blooming dawg,
dangling after your pretty footsteps.
It's me as did it all. Chuck Dick
Hathaway, Bella. Chuck him and
tako ine on."
"I love Dick," returned Bella.
"You mean what you say?"
"Yes, I do."
"And I can go hang?"
"Oh, I never said it!"
" No, but you meant it. Well, I'm
off.   It's wrote I can go hang."
He turned on his heel as he spoke
and left her to hurry home, trembling,
alone. For a time no more was seen
of Hanson, but a rumor told how he
was to be met nightly at the bar of the
Golden Scorpion, a gin palace of preposterous radiance at the corner of
High street. Early in the new vear
the Sultana started again, with Dick
Hathaway as skipper, on a trip to
Folkestone, this time with a c.trgo of
coal and pretty Bella���now a wife of
some three days' experience���as mistress on board.
It was a bright, fresh day, with a
steaming sun drawing moisture over
the Essex marshes. Far astern London lay mysteriously curtained in a
purple haze. There, too, stood one
solitary figure���her father, waving his
old kerchief bravely.
"Poor father," Bella sighed as she
turned from looking at last. "I'm
afraid he'll find the old place dull now
I'm gone."
"You aren't sorry you came, lass,
are you?"
"No, no! Oh, Dick, you know I'm
'-Aye, lass, I know it. But I like
to hear you say it," returned the skipper as he slid his arm about her waist
and drew her to him by the wheel.
"I'm very happy, Dick," Bella
sighed gently. "You are very good
to me."
"Bless you, lass, why, who
wouldn't be, if so be he had the
After which they talked in whispers
as the crew came aft, busying themselves with the geur. As the day
grew the wind dropped, and toward 3
o'clock they were sailing slowly down
Gravesend reach. The tide was nearly
"I'll bring up just below the Owans,
mute!" cried the skipper presently. "If
this breeze drops at sundown, 'twon't
bo very pretty on thn river."
"Aye," said the mate. "It don't
look very pretty now. Belike there
won't be any wind come flood."  '
"Take a pull on your main sheet
here!" cried the skipper. "Flatten in
your wang a bit, then let the jib and
taups'l run down!"
They had passed the buoy and were
rounding to, to bring up midway between the Owens and the powder hulk
under the lee of East Tilbury forts.
Down fores there!" shouted the
skipper as he clapped the helm a-lee.
"Stand by yonr anchor!   Let so!"
There was a sudden rattle of rush'
ing chain, and with it shriller cries
and shouts of pain. The boy had got
mixed up with the chain. His hand
and arm were badly crushed.
"Good heavend" cried the skipper
when he got beside them forward.
"How the shivers did you manage
that?   Why, this is a hospital job."
"There's no two ways about that,
skipper," said the mate. But the boy,
a lad of about IB, lay silent, struck
senseless by the pain.
"Woll, what's got to be has to be,"
said Dick ruefully. "You get the boru
hauled up and Ned down into her when
he comes to, while I run alt to tell the
missus and put the light out. We'll
have to leave
In half an hour or so all their arrangements were complete. Dick
came on deck and tumbled into the
"So long, Bella, lass!" he cried as he
sighted her standing watching their
departure. "The flood's come up.
We'll soon jog along and be back
again long before 12."
Then they vanished in the haze
It was a silent, beautiful night,
dark, clear and cold, as Bella stood on
the little quarter deck, accompanied by
Vixen, Dick's retriever, looking away
over the stern where the gleaming
lights at Gravesend and Tilbury threw
a glow of shimmering twilight into
the sky. Near at hand, passing up
and down the, great black river,
steamers and sailing craft went silent
ly on their way, lit with sparks of
twinkling light. Here a steamer
scurried past, radient with, rows of
flushing ports, signalling hoarsely for
the watching pilots at Gravesend.
There, a sailing craft, approaching
close, threw her sails into the wind as
she went about with a flutter and
roar of cunvas and changing lights.
It was growing cold. So, followed
by the dog, she went below Here she
seated herself before the cabin stove,
stirring the lite to a ruddy'glow. The
dog nestled beside her, eying ber Wistfully.
"Poor little dog," she whispered.
"You want, your master, don't you?
So do I, Vixen. Come, .what shall we
do to make the , time pass? . Put up
those now curtains I have���eh, doggie?
Then Dick will hardly know the old
'lodging' (bunk) when he comes back."
So they busied themselves thus, the
dog watching anxiously, until Bella
was satisfied and stood back to view
the result.
"There!" she cried, "I do call that
pretty.   Why, I believe-" ,
Just then the dig cocked her ears
and growled.
"What's the matter, Vixen?" cried
Bella as she strained her cars to listen.
"Hush, its only master!     Good dog!"
But Vixen knew better. She flew
up the cabin steps growling viciously.
Suddenly there was a loud cry. Then,
as a muffled curse broke the still night
air, Bella heard a dull thud, after
which the dog. snarled no more.
In another instant Bill Hanson
stalked into the cabin.
"What do you want?" cried Bella,
who, now tbat she knew who it was,
threw fear to the winds and stood
boldly confronting him.
"I want you, Bella. And I'm come
to fetch you."
"You're mad, Bill Hanson," cried
the girl argrily.
"I don't know nny thing about that,''
the man returned hoarsely. "I kuow
I love you, and I'm going to take you.
What else d'ye think I'm here for? I
sighted you coming away from tin
wharf this morning, and if it hadn't
been for the old man I'd have been
stowed away aboard the Sultana to
watch my chawnse easy enough instead of having to tow down following
you all day. So now you're coming
with me."
"Never!" cried the girl. "You're a
coward. If Dick were here, he would
kill you."
"Ah, he might!- But Dick ain't here
He's away gallivanting, leaving you
here alone. He don't love you, Bella.
Come away with me, lass. I've been
wild and gone on the beer. But I'll be
steady enough with yon to help me.
Come, Bella, say you'll chuck Dick
and come along with me."
"I bate you. I would never speak a
word to you, but you foroe me," cried
the girl. "Go back to your boat.
Gp!"     "'        ���'     /        "i |
"I'm1 not going Without you, so
you'd better come quiet," cried Hanson
growing angry and making toward
But ' the  girl, springing past him,
rushed on deck  and  made tho night j
her in  charge of  the' ring with shrieks for help.
Hanson, cursing blindly, followed
her up the ladder.
"You'll never see Dick again if yon
don't shut that noise. Shut it!" he
shouted, catching.her frail, soft form
in his arms, "or, by my soul, you'll
never cry again!"
Tbey stood struggling a minute,
then stumbled heavily over the hatch
combings. 'Bella fell undermost her
head striking a ringbolt.
Just then the sound of approaching
oars fell upon the man's ears. He got
up, listening intently. They grew Tap-
idly nearer. He stooped over - the
girl's prostrate form. She never moved or stirred.
"She's dead!" he muttered. "She's
The horror of the thing forced itself
slowly through his dull brain. He
tried to pick her up, but she hung so
heavily in his arms and the noise of
the rowlocks became so distinct that
he hurriedly put her down again.
" 'Tain't no use," he moaned in an
agony of dread. "She's dead. She's
dead, and I must cut and run."
Then, with an oath, he stumbled
across the deck, dropped swiftly into
his boat and rowed away in the darkness. But his calculations were astray
Before he had gone 50 yards up the
flood a thoi'-r pin broke. So, after a
aiti'attempt to row without it in the
d irkness, h-.' {-ave up, and putting ene
onr by stuck the other over too stern
and sculled shoreward.
Presently the1 boat's nose took the
mud. He planted his oar firmly and
pushed her as far as possible up the
sheiving mudbank, then jumped out
and floundered toward tbe sea wall.
From thence he could gain the road to
the forts and so across country, away
from the horror of the river.
But the night was dark, and as he
plunged ankle deep in the soft mud he
oume to a place where a vessel had
recently lain.. The bed she had hollowed was now filled up again. But
it was soft and treacherous as a quicksand, so soft that when he blundered
upon it he sank to his knees. Struggling desperately, he plunged deeper
and deeper with every effort until he
could not move at all. Oh, the agony
of it! There he lay, sucking into the
horrid slime. The mud held him fast
in a death grip, creeping higher and
higher above his sodden limbs as he
strove in frenzied fashion to shake
himself clear.
The flood���the silent, intractable
flood���was creeping slowly towards
him. A grim, steulth death stared
him in the face.
Soon tho water had crept close. He
found himself counting the luinuus
that must elapse ere he was drowned.
The tide swept shoreward. Now a
dead dog eddied up beside him, gur-
|glilig and bobbing ill the tide, now
this way, now thut. He tried to
avoid it, but the thing struck bim und
sw arved ou again. Soon be would be
liko that. Another rush of tide circled fur beyond him. carrying the
body with it. He was dumb now���in
a lethargy���from cold and despair.
Stay ! Perhaps when the water -owed
enough it would help him to free himself, He watched intently���watched
and saw it creep waist high, breast
high, then bubble about his shoulders.
But, no, it availed him nothing. No
help!   No help !
. The tide crept on silent as the desert
remorseless as fate, slowly, as though
lib terror struck eyes viewed; its pass*
age and prayed for speed; on until it
reached the flotsam and jetsam at high
water mark, where it mingled, gurgling amid tbe stones, slime and seaweed, among the tin pots and dead
dogs, tracing out the rat holes and
slimy crannies that mark the extent of
the tide flow; on while the chill wind
sighed over the steaming marshes,
while gleaming lights hurried up the
river and uion's voices grew musical
with distance, as though there were''
no such thing as despair or death.
But Bella was not dead.
When Diok Hathaway returned to
the Sultana, he fonnd her sitting on
the hatches weeping over ��� the dead
Poor child! She was nearly mad
with joy at seeing him again anil
clung to him, weeping hysterically,
some time before he could glean what
had gone ��wry.
And then Dick forgot himself and
swore savagely, after the manner oi
skippers, of certain vengeance he-
would take on Hanson when he met
until Bella interrupted softly, with her
arms about his neck, and begged him
to forget it and stopped his fierce
words with a kiss.
So they rested all night, taking no
onward steps with the next ebb. Dick
meanwhile revolved tbe trouble anxiously.
Toward 8 o'clock next morning the
mate spied a group of men standing
over something lying on the edge of
ihe mud. Calling the boy quietly,
rowed away shoreward. Here tbey
found the body of Bill Hanson, lately
freed from the mud, his limbs rigid
with cold and death.���Loudon Answers.
He Wanted Information.
The mayor of a western city, noted
for its healthful situation, not long
ago received the following letter from
ont who wanted information:
" Please let me know tbe weekly snd
monthly detli ststisticks of your Citty
and what they died of snd also what
the Favorite diseazes of yonr Climate
is and when they prevail the worst
and how many result in fatal deth.
Also the high and low Tompatoor snd
in regards to the wind blowing sn st
what per cent, per mile it blows and
if svclones are frequent enough to be
unpleasant and what precaution is'
necessary to escape being.blowed sway
Anything else about your climate snd
diseazes will be thankfully received."
Tho Cruel Crime, at the Arch Fiend'
Chicago, July 27.���By no means
least serious of the many disappearances from the Holmes "Castle" was
that of Peter Verrett. Peter wss a
short, heavy set Frenchman, with an
unquenchable thirst for strong drink.
He weut to the "Castle" snd asked to
be cured of the drink habit. He said
he was heir to s fortune in Toronto.
He has not been heard from since he
went to the "Castle.''
Chicago, July 27.���A mass of bnman hair clotted with blood was fonnd
to-day in the search of Insurance
Swindler Holmes' residence. A number of bones were also found to-day.
The hair, apparently thst of s woman, was about twelve inches long
and was found clinging to the damp
earth from which the bones were dug.
The police also found s letter from
Holmes to Pat Quinism to which much
impoiraiicu is attached.
Chicago, July 26.--Workmen st
Swindler Holmes' morgue to-day dug
up a piece of hone and Dr. Robinson
says it is part of a human anatomy.
The bone is so small thst ths searchers did not attach much significance
to it. The doctor ��aj s it i. uertaiuly
a piece of human bone but he cannot
determine to what part of the human \f
anatomy it belongs.     Au  old sponge
was also found, and as it is discolored
the,'police suspect that possibly it was
once saturated with blood. A chemical analysis will be made. One of the
most important finds made by the
police to-day in their search uf the
'-088116, was a bench covered with
blood stains. The bench waa found in
a deserted store room next to the
apartment in which Pat Quinlan slept
The police were in doubt, as to the
nature ot the stains, but an analysis
showed them to be blood. Chief Of
Police Badenoch put Pat Quinlan and
his wife through another severe examination to-day. It is believed that
the pair can give sensational evidence
if they can be made to talk, and
Quinlan will be kept under police
Little Rock, Ark., July 26.-It was
discovered at Fort Worth, Texas, a
few days ago, that the Arkansas penitentiary holds a former pal of H. H.
Holmes, the alleged murderer of Piet-
zel, and others,.and that he is in possesion of valuable information. He is
John C. Allen, alias John Caldwell,
and is serving a fifteen year sentence
in the Arkansas penitentiary for horse
stealing. It was learned that he knew
Holm-is. Last night W. M. Rea, of
Fort Worth, arrived in the city and
this morning had a long conversation
with Allen. The latter so the sheriff
says declines to give any information
except to say that one of the Williams
girls is dead, but that the other is
alive. Which one is alive and which
one is dead he declines to say.
Chicago, July 29���The last development in the Holmes series of insurance crimes brings the known number
of his victims up to eleven.
New. Notes.
Toronto, July 29.-The Patrons of
North Oxford have nominated Hugh
Macdonald for the Commons.
Alexander Logan, of Niagara Falls,
Ont., was drowned yesterday whili
It is officially-announced from Ottawa that General Herlert's resignation
has been accepted by the Government.
Winnipeg, July 29.���A heavy hail
storm passed over North Dakota yesterday, 1300,000 damage to crops and
some of life are reported.
New York, July 29.-Rev. Edward
Beecher, brother of the late H.ni-y
Ward Beecher is dead.
The tailors of New York have gone
on strike. Fifteen thousand workniei,
have thrown down the needle and
there is consternation among the four
Winnipeg, July 29.���A special despatch from Cuba states that a serious
engagement has taken place between
the insurgents and the Spanish forces.
Tbe Spaniard* were defeated with a
heavy loss.
New York, July 23.-When thc divorce case against James J. Corbett.
the champion pugilist, was brought
up to-day before Referee Jacobs, no
defence was offered and Mrs. Corbett
was granted her divorce. She is allowed one hundred dollars a week
alimony and will resume her maiden
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Landing. Direct importer and wholesale and
retail dealer in Wines, Liquors, and Cigars.
Special attention given to orders from ur the
Columbia River.
GOLDEN,       -       B.C.
Job    Department
Down With High Prices For
Electric Belts.
��� $1.55,12.05, $3.70; former prices 95, $7,
110. Qualty remains tbo same���lG different styles; dry battery and acal belts
I ���mild or strung current. Less than ball
[ tiicpriceof any otlier comr*ny andniovo
homo testimonials than all the neat to*
tether. Full list free. Mention this
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A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.   Fret
'loin Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant.
Hon. Col. linker, in his capacity ol
Minister of Mines, has cnused to be
sent out to the various mining recorders throughout the province, circulars
rei't-estine* them to gather every possible information as to mines and mining operations in their districts. This
information will be forwarded through
the gold commissioners of the districts
to Victoria, with samples of ores irom
the mines, also samples of the rock
from thc hanging and foot walls.
This is the initial step towards establishing a mining bureau in the province
A portion of tho provincial museum
will for the piesentbe set apart for t,he
specimens of ore from the different
mines, nnd the fullest information obtainable as to the nature of the ore,
the workings of the mine nnd the
goology of tho vicinity will be kept on
record. Then when any inquiry is
made as to any mine, or of the progress or prospects of any district, from
the data nt hand the fullest information obtainable will be furnished. This
will be of enormous bonefit, especially
to would-be investors, and will aid
greatly in the development of the
British Columbia mining industry.
The records will bo kept up to date and
made as accurate as possible. Great
care will have to be exercised in the
appointment tif a specialist to be head
of the bureau, as on him will depend,
in a great measuro the success of the
Engineer  Ciiroy'a    Hon   Drowned  nt
Vancouver. ���
Vancouver World : While several
persons have been drowned on Ihe
south shoro of English Bay the north
shore has lieen particularly free from
fatalities. Until lust night no life had
ever been lost in the vicinity of thc
civic bathing sheds. This good record
is now broken nud gloom born of
trngedy surrounds the spot.
On Sunday evening Willis Cnrey, 17
years old, sou of Charles Carey, a C.
Pit., locomotive engineer resident at
Canmore, who had been visiting his
uncle in this city, Thomas Carey, also
a locomotive engineer running between
here and North Bond, weut down to
thc lathing sheds for a dip. J. Allan,
driver for tho Dominion Express Company, was with him and three others
in the water at the time. Carey was
not ii good swimmer but it seemed
only a short distance out totholloat
anil lie then-fore decided to follow lho
others when tliey started for it. He
had not gone fnr when he said he
could not keep up any longer. Allnn
assisted him Ior n short distance hut
found that he was going to pull them
both down. Ho called out far a liont
and broke away and got to the float.
A boat crime along shortly after and
found the body by prodding ulong the
bottom with an oar. The water wits
only lii'l feet drep at the spot. A small
boy, witb a rope attached, dove and
brought np thc body, which was at
���once taken ashore and everything
possible done to restore animation but
in vain, Ilrs. Wilson and Carroll having been brought to the place speedily.
For two hours the efforts were continued and then it was reluctantly concluded that the. lad was beyond the
power of human effort.
J. Allan, who was with Carey at
the time, was seen this morning. He
says that J. Powe, Carey and himself
sturtcd out. Carey was a stout, muscular'lad, weighing 1701bs., but was
not a very expert swimmer. Powe
and Allan got to tha float. Carey
stayed at wading depth for a time and
then started for the same place, after
getting out a short distance he cried
out that he could go no farther. Powe
and Allan both dove from the float and
swam tc him. They got hold of him
and urged him not to get excited but
ho seemed unable to control himself
and his limbs and head jerked about
convulsively as if he had a fit. Powe,
not Iieing a strong swimmer, had to
break away in a little while or go
down himself. In the meantime Carey
had taken a vice-like grip on one of
Allan's arms.' Allan kept on with the
other arm and felt sure of getting into
wading depth all right when Carey
gave a queer sound, suddenly let go
and . sank. This is s most unusual
thing for a drowning man to do; as a
rule they have to be stunned in order
to get them to unclasp anything that
they happen to get a hold of. Allan
says that Mr. Morgan, of the bath
house, came out with his clothes on at
once and ".on diving succeeded in getting hold, of the body biit was unable
to bring it up. The boat came along
shortly after' and little Horace Mackie,
an expert swimmer and diver, pluckily
consented to go down with a rope
around him and bring .tip the body.
Coroner McGuigan decided this
morning that an inquest was unnecessary. The body is being enbalmed by
Center <_ Hanna for shipment to Can-
more where the boy's parents reside
and where other members of his family
aro interred.
A Woman's Heroism.
A gentleman who has travelled all
over the world, says that the coolest
act of heroism lie ever witnessed was
performed hy a woman. He was driving on a hot summer dav up a road
cut from the side of a mountain. On
one side of him was a wall of rock;
on the Otherside a precipice falling of
to a valley, which was perhaps half a
mile wide. Across the valley another
rpad wound up another mountain, and
on it, toiling upward, he saw another
team with a solitary occupant���a
woman. Such mountain paths are
not only steep, but are rarely wide
enough for two teams to pass, except
in carefully prepared spots.
The two teams were crawling slowly
upward. In the peculiar clearness of
the atmosphere and the utter stillness
of a California canon, both sight and
sound carry far.
All at onco the gentleman's ear was
struck by a strange noise falling upon
thn quiet- quick and sharp. He listened.; it came- from across the csnon;
nnd turning, he saw to his horror,
teuriug down the steep ascent at full
gallop, a pair of powerful horses attached to a heavy wagon, such as the
Mexicans use to draw wood in.
Down they came, straight in the
path up which the woman was driving
A moment more and sudden destruction would be upon her.
The gentleman opened his lips to
cry ont. Half s mile of valley separated him (rom the woman. He ctuld
only sit frown with horror, snd with
eyes glued to the opposite hillside,
awaiting the end.
The woman, had stopped ber team
and sat as if "petrified. Ie wss impossible to turn round, or even turn out.
If she did nothing, it wss because
there was nothing to be done.
Suddenly, to his unutterable nmnr.tr-
ment, ihe watcher saw the woman
rise deliberately in her seat, raise her
arm and fire. There was s flash, n
puff of  smoke, a  report, and  simul
taneously the outer of tbe two frenzied
horses stumbled, fell and pitched headlong, dragging his companion and the
wagon over into the gorge below.
All this had passed in a flash. The
watcher stupified and gasping, sat
gazing at the valley, into the depths
of which the mad vision had disappeared.
Then he looked at the mountain opposite The narrow road was perfectly free, the air was still as before, the
silence unbroken, and the team with
solitary woman was quietly winding
up the road again.
The man, too, resumed his climb,
but with an indelible picture burnt in
upon his brain. Who the woman was
he never knew. A pioneer and a
mother ot pioneers, probably, whose
frontier life had made her familiar
with danger nnd swift in emergencies.
An instant's indecision, the trembling of a hand would have been fatal;
but both brain and hand were under
absolute control. In nine cases out of
ten it is not the danger which kills us,
but we, who���cowardly commanders
of ourselves���lay down our arms and
succumb without a struggle.
jo Negation fL
Id -.TramWavvvi
& TramWay
In Wormwood Scrnbbs.
London, July 28.���Oscar Wilde is
now confined in the Wormwood
Scrubbs prison. The chaplain of the
prison writes to the family that the
prisoner is enjoyiug good health und
is working resignedly. He is not
compelled to work the treadmill, but is
employed in breaking stones and picking oakum.
The British Elections.
London, July 30.���With the exception of the polling in Orkney and
Shetland, which' was formerly represented by Sir L. Lyell, a Liberal, and
the result of which will not be known
until the end of the week, the new
Parliament is now complete. The division of the parties is as follows:
Conservatives 341
Liberal-Unionists 70
Government total . 411
Liberals 174
McCarthvitcs 70
Parnellites 13
Labor 2
Total Opposition 259
Government majority 152
Conservative majority over all     12
late with Misses Barlow ���_ Weir,
Portage la Prsirie.
All orders left with Mr. G. B. ]fo
D-rmot will have prompt attention.
A sitting of the Connty Court will
beheld at the Court House, Donald,
on Monday the 5th.day of August,
189i>, at 10 o'clock a.m.
By order,
S. R-jMravi-;,
Registrar Connty Court.
Donald. B.C.,
July 10th, 1895.
Commencing May 28, Steamers leave Golden
Steamer���Golden to Adela . . , leaves Tuesday 7 a.m.
Tramway���Adela to Interlaken . . Wednesday.
Steamer���Interlaken to Canal Flat       .      . * ���
Steamer-Canal Flat to Fort Steele arrives Thursday p.m.
Steamer���Fort Steele to Canal Flat leaves Friday 7 a.m.
Steamer���Canal Flat to Interlaken . . Saturday
Tramway���Interlaken to Adela      .'���'..      . *���'
Steamer���Adela to Golden   .     arrives Sunday 18 o'clock.
Through $12,00.    Local about 5 cents per mi la
Meals 50 cents.   Berths in cabin 50cts., in stateroom $1.00.
Through rate 5 cents per pound.
When the Company's liability is limited to Two Dollars per pound.
Golden to Fort Steele A 3.00; B2.50;   C2.00; D 1.50.
"       ��*���   Canal Flat A 1.75; B 1.60;   C 1.40; D 1.20.
Rate A includes Class 1 and 2 Canadian Freight Classification.
"   B       ���'          '���   3 aud 4         '��� ���' "
ii   c       " ���������   5 and 6 " ���' ������
ii   j)       ii .17 ���,������ g        .. .. ������
Rate C and D will only apply to shipments of 10,000 lbs or more at one time
Freight will be delivered as far south as navigation will permit, and
will be charged for according tu distance transported.
T. R. H. COCHRANE, President;        F. P. ARMSTRONG, Manager.
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