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INDUSTRIAL   WORLD.
Vol.  2. No.-j<fr
ROSSLAND, B. C, JANUARY 36, 1901.
Price,  Five Cents.
Issued XX'eekly in the Interests of Organized Labor.
Official Organ  of Rossland Trades & Labor Council, and District Union No. 6. XV. F. M.
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Shoes,
Warm
Slippers,
Overshoes
and
Rubbers
STOCK    COMPLETE   AT
LOXVEST PKICBS.
W. F. McNeill
Next door lo I'oitoRice.
The Finest
We arc speaking of the
appearance of every suit
that comes from our
hands. Each one is invariably a line cut. a fine
fit, and the finest dressers
in town wear them. We
make every endeavor to
please you. Our stock of
goods challenges your admiration.  :  ::::::::
HEARD &SH0UUS
MERCHANT TAILORS,
Columbia Ave.      Nest door lo Kinpev'i
*|.e*k A* 1 .ii u.u
The following poetic effusion came
to r.» through the mail on Saturday
last. We* know not who the author is, but as it contains some
very good advice that might well
be heeded by mankind in general,
we cheerfully give it ipace:—
Let us speak of man as we find him
And censure along as w. see;
And should a man blame let us remind hin
That from faults there are none of
ns free.
If die evil from the heart could   be
torn,
And thc mind   could   be   read  ou
thc brow,
There   are many w* would pats  by
with scorn
That   we   ar*   loading  with   high
honors now.
Let us speak of a man as w* find him
And   not   heed what   others   mar
say;
If he is frail, then a kind word   will
bind him
When coldness will turn him away.
Th* heart must b* barren indeed
Wherein no bud of repentance can
bloom;
Let ns pause  e'r*  w*  cause it   to
bleed,
E're a smile  or  a   frown   hangs it
down.
Th* nm p.or
Two shifts are now at work on
No. a tunnel ol the Big Four.
The work is being done on contract. Some very rich ore is being
exposed as the work p. ogresses.
XVhrn about 50 feet more has htcn
driven, crosscutling will b* commenced. Another contract will be
lea on the No. 1 vein and tunnel.
It is expected that shipments will
begin as soon as the smelter at
Norlhport is ready lo receive them.
.....In*. W.al.t f .i.i. .1
Sandon will hold its first winter
carnival next week commencing
Tuesdsy and ending Friday. Some
of the best teams in British Columbia will participate in the hockey
and curling tournaments and th*
attendance promises to be large.
Sandon people never do things by-
halves, and a good lime is promised all who may partake of their
hospitality.
TWE QUEEN DEAD
News   Received on   Tuesday
Morning and Great Sorrow Expressed.
It would be difficult to express the feeling of deep regret
evidenced in Rossland on all sides when on Tuesday morning
the news of the death of Queen Victo.ia reached here. Although expected, telegrams having previously announced all
hope abandoned, the sting was none the less sever*.
Immediately upon the receipt of Ihe news Mayor Lalonde
called a special meeting of th* city council to take some action
on a general expression of sorrow. Alter a short talk by the
mayor stating the cause of the call, which was done ia a very
feeling manner, Mayor Lalonde and Aldermen Clute and Roll
were appointed a committee to draft aud send a cablegram.
After the meeting the following resolution wus sent:
Rosslaod, B C, January 22.—The Right Honorable Joseph
Chamberlain, Colonial Office, I .undo 1, England.: T>e citizens of Kossland have learned with deep sorrow of the death
of their beloved sovereign and beg that you will convty the
expressions of their sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the
Prince of XVales and the members of thi royal family.
C. O. Lai.omh, Mayor.
Tuesday evening, being th* night of regular meeling, the
council met and adjourned  out of respect for the departed.
The local branch of the Masonic order also adjourned their
meeling after passing a resolution of condolence, and the
Trades and Labor council did likewise.
During the day a number of business and private houses
were draped in mourning and bells were tolled at intervals of
a minute The public schools were closed and all possessed
of a flag hoisted il at half mast. Nowhere were the expressions of deep regret more noticeable or sincere than in Kossland. Expressions of sot row came from all, whether British
subjects or otherwise.
Arrangements for the funeral have been completed and interment will take place on February 2.
-.son    -IIM...-4
Th* ball given at th* War Eagle
last T n.l.tv evening was 00* ot the
events of the season.
There is talk of a recruiting office
1 rail. •< ..n.*. 11 lond.l.
The     regular   meeting   of    th*
Rossland Trades aud  Labor council Tuesday evening  adjourned out
of respect for lhe death   of Queen
,. ,   .*■_,, «„ „._.. Victoria after passing  a resolution
being  opened   in   Nelson   for  the     r . .
o j     n      ■• . u 1      •   e    ...  of   condolence  and   tendering   the
Baden-Powell constabulary in South   „ . ,• ... , ■
1 Prince of XX ales and   members  of
the    royal    family  iheir   heartfelt
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ sympathy and the continued loyally
acknowledgmeat   of   allcgienc*  by 10f organized labor ie   Rossland.
lhe privy council and  in th*speech! ••————_________
ot   accession   having   been    made '
Thursday. WIU_B  ha* Tlir tir
I    The cross walk, el the city have I Mmr mm „.,, T„m ,,„,„., Th#.r
I been   much  improved during the j ,.„,,,„ w,lh Tro|>hT.
The btautiful silver cup   won   by
Africa.
Itis now King Edward   VII,   an
Dust-Proof Watch
Thr one feature that distinguishes
this watch from all other watches
is tli.it it has no hinged joints to
work loose and admit the dust, ln-
sn-.til of snapping on the back case
and front glass, they screw on.
This makes it absolutely ipossi-
hie for a single speck of dust to find
its my into the movement, and
must commend it to those in need
of a watch. We carry thc largest
lineof Gold, Gold Filled and Silver Cases in the Kootenays ffflff
week hy the removal ef much of lhe <
ice   that  has  accumulated  during
winter,
safer.
renderine:    walking  much
Editor Walker, of the Freeman'*
Labor Jmiii.il of Spokaae, was a
Kossland visitor Tuesday. W*
I acknowledge a pleatant call.
George B. Paul, formerly accountant of the l.nsiland Miner but now
holding a like position at the tireenwood smtlter, was in Ihe cily XX'ed-
desday. II* returned yesterday,
taking l.i* family wilh him.
Ihe Star base ball team of Rossland
last summer is now the properly of
William Costello, who pitched ill
thc garnet played and assisted in
the number of victories necessary
to win thc  trophy.
Th* cup had been in the possesion of Manager Honey sime lh*
close of tl.e base ball seaion. Rec-
ngnijing Mr. Costello's ability and
the efforts he put forth, Mr. Honey
called the teem together and it was
unamiously agreed thai lh* presentation should be   made.    This   was
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J. W. SPRING,
THE LEADING JEWELER.
The local branch of tbe   Fraternal I done ia  lhe   nature  of a   surprise
Order of Eagl** will   give  a   mat | last Sunday evening, ihe  boy*  go-
...n.l. ball in Miners'   Uaion hall (ing   lo  Mr.   Costello'.   home   and
j on the   tveniag   of   l-'ebruary    14.   their action known to their pitcher.
Tha   Rossland orchestra will   furo-I Making th* presentation WU   mad*
isli tii* .ii-:»i . th*   boy*  were  invited  lo  remain
d  .    .1 _ko, u.. ■--■— „„„    and a very  *njoyuhlt  evening wa*
Robert Lyons, who ha* Been con- 111 »
fined in (he hoipital lor **ver»l day*  'P"1'-
through illness, is *gain able to be
about  to   th*    gratification  ol  his J
many friend*.
V. A N. Telephone 274.
Next to I'*   1 11. -
CALL AND 'll 1  i.m    OP OUR  CALENDARS.
■laer* Mea -.....»
The principal ht.sinoit of th*
.nesting of the Miner*' Union
Wednesday evening was th* initiation of a large number of candidate*. The membership continues
tv grow a* it dtservc*.
Labor Ulru '...•. li* la ....
Th* Maryland court of appeal*
has affirmed the action of the lower
ourt in thc case ofOfgaolief XX'illam
XVarner of (he United Mine XV'ork
ers and leader of Ihe recent    strike,
who was sentenced to -is months
Imprisonment for   unlawful  assem
bly. THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD
ZANZIBAR'S TRADE
carrying the American flag.    In the of scant wage*and  prec; r ons em-
last 12 months but tivo Maine   sail-1 ployment.
International StriiKKlc Iti East
Africa's Metropolis
GERMAN STEAMSHIP LINE
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Popularity Of American Shoes, Machinery uud Noveltlo»--Tho
Kubher Industry.
Because ihey do not hurry in
Zanzibar, it must not be under
stood, as a lazy spot, writes Allan
Sungree in Ainslee's Magizine
Lei none think that; on the con
trary, it has now- become a metrop
oils of east Africa and rarely ;
dav passes but whal lh* big bellied
tramp ships from Rangoon, Ham
burg, Liverpool and New X'ork
discharge iheir cargoes on the
shelving beach and fill up again
with Ihe rich products ot the island
and its mainland near by. This
much to the poignant envy of Emperor William whose own possessions
lie juat across the channel, the metropolis of which, Dar es Salaam,
is making every effort to deflect
thither the trade from Zanzibar
In no part of the world are Ger
many and England contesting so
bitterly for commercial supremacy as on this African east coast,
and the rivalry has now reached
such a point of intensity .is to be a
cause ol open rupture any moment
XX'ith the projection of railroads to
lb* interior and constant land
grabbing the two nations are running a neck and neck race, and
both, nol to be outdone by the
other, are sowing the earth with
golden coin, in the hope that it
will be returned ten fold as the land
is developed.
Germany, however, with her
east African steamship line, that
has now begun to circumnavigate
the dark continent, sailing from
Hamberg weekly, is in the lead
commercially, and the English
ministers, while wrestling with the
Transvaal problem, can not afford
to lose aught of that one which
codffoita them further noilh. In
less than a decade the wily and
subtle Teutons have subsidized
this g-cat steamship company, now
so prosperous that every year il is
enabled to build a new vessel oul
of Ihe dividends; they have
planted cloves, coffee and tea plantations and made them pay; have
exploited rubber companies, built
two railroads, us against England's
one, and have sent out hundreds of
colonists.
I.l.ril. « sioi i.n.
Meanwhile America has not been
idle, having seized twe thirds of the
petroleum trade, one half of the
ivorv trade, and doubled her shipment' of cotton cloth, an item thai
furnishes one quarter of all the imports to Zanzibar. X'ankees are
landing every week, prospecting
for American firms of every description, and on the coast one
will find plenty of adventurers.
While at dinner at the European
hotel in Zanzibar Ihe evening before I left, a great, red bearded
person, with some blisters on his
lace and hands, sat down opposite
and a.Lul m\ in a subterranean
whisper, if I was not an American.
On replying affirmatively, he said,
in a hurst of confidence: "So'm
I. Michlgander—lumberman—V
I got tbe greatest graft out here
you ever saw. Just landed about
$30,000 worth of teakwood about
30 miles below here, and if I can
get it away from the hippotots I'll
go back to ihe states in style."
He and his partner, he explained,
had floated the wood down the
river, and accidently ran into a hippopotamus family, whereupon both
had to swim for Iheir lives. Tbey
had come up from Zanzibar for
guns and ammunition to rescue
their property.
Tb. * in. 1 la »u  I'I a IT
As  iii other parts  of the   world,
one is humiliated to see  no  vessels
ing ships, and not American steamers, landed at Zanzibar. Fortunately, however, Ibis is no criterion
of our commerce. At present no
country can compete with us in the
so called piece good-, trade, though
Ibe Brilisb council points out re-
ligiously each month to tbe home
ollice'4lkt Ibis intthe most profitable
traffic in east Africa, and wants to
know why the Manchester firms do
not get alter It, America, however,
should widen her market in this
pari of lhe globe with the exporting of hardware, building material,
Hour, provisions and all kinds of
cheap cloth. "American" shoes,
machinery and novelties are as popular on tbe east coast as bel.iw
Ibe Zambesi. The rubber indus-
t y, too, only waits 10 be developed,, the country being rich in that
product.
Zanzibar is a free port for all imports except liiiuors, arms, ammunition, tobacco and rice. At all
coast ports lhe uniform duty is at
5 per cent ad volorem. Export
duties are the same, and the list
ncludes rubber, ivory, 'cloves,
hides, pepper, cocoanut, tea, coffee
and many tropical products These
exports last year Irom Zanzibar
amounted 10 $7,567,035. Of Ihe
imports, those of America fur one
month amounted to more than
ibe combined shipments of all Europe.
Ht-.lt-r   Till...   Iur     44 an ll. ll" IM. 11
The following questions were
sent to Mr. Edward Markham, at
his home iu Brooklyn, who wrote
answers especially for theClvistian
Herald. The lines quoted in two
or three of the questions are trom
Mr. Markham's collected poems,
published by Doubleday, Page &
Co., entitled "The Man with the
Hoe and other Poems."
i On what questions should all
broaches of labor unite for the good
of the country?
On the reduction of hours of lubor
per day; on compulsory arbitration;
on the study, from humane motives,
of the co-operative ideal in industry
2 In what way, or toward what
end, should labor utilize ils gigantic
strength?'
They should resolutely will to
come into harmony and unity of
aim and aspiration; they should
make   appeal     through   the   ballot
7. What kind of help,aside from
higher wagts, does the laboring
man need?
He needs the contented mind
that comes from security in his
work and joy in his work. This
necessarily carries the idea that be
must have more leisure and more
culture,
S. What would most help to
lighten the toiler's burden?
Co-operation in Ihe place of competition in ihe industrial world.
Co-Operation is lhe logic of Chris-
tianity.
9. How can the government best
help the workingman?
As a first step, by assuming control ol railroads, telegraphs, elc,
and so moving wisely on toward
government ownership of all industries which in private hands have
become a menace lo Ihe public good
and public safely.
10. XX'hal should be done with
the idle millions? XX'iih tbe great
army of men who want work and
yet can find nothing to uo?
As first steps, they might well be
employed by cities und slates, at
living wages, upon public works.
11 enough work of that kind is not
forthcoming, let the public powers
establish shipyards and other industries sufficient to employ the willing
hands. Of course, if we had a more
effective organization of industry,
working time for the now idle
could be found by cutting down the
excessive hours al present forced
upon the ov;rworked. Keep cutting down the hours of a day's work
until everyone has work.
11. Are strikes, which are really
battles between workmen and employer, helpful or harmful to the
toiler?
As a rule they are harmful to the
toiler. But al times they seem to
be cruel necessities.
12. Would Ihc toiler benefit jf,
instead of striking, he submitted his
grievances to the genetal govern-
ment or to a labor department, regulated hy law and having a minister
of labor in Ihe president's cabinet?
XV'ould not this be n belter way for
the workingman, for lhe settlement
of diffeiences between employer and
employed?
X'es, labor should he represented
in the cabinet hv an  intelligent   la-
Whenever
You Desire
FRESH
FRUIT
or
anything
in the
GROCERY LINE
or
FLOUR
and
FEED
Just call on
H. W. Simpson
Second Ave., near Washington St.
X'. & N. Hlione 68.
[4UUItl4tll«IHllllllK|«t4lH4lHH«IH4l9Ul4««l
Ue Are the only Stamp and Seal Manufacturers in
the Kootenays.
International
Lunch****
Counter
W. H. WALTON i(ormtr\yo( imt tod-
itle Ruck  ml  ht.li'iaiK'alri' haa if-i-i-aiii'il
tltt I11ir111aiit1t1.1i  Lunch  Counter. where
you nn get the
Best  Meals   in   the City
rt iinlrra. Hul or CoM l.michrwr- He*
1 Meal*    Hvery Delicacy the market
rtrtorJ».>-~**   *-"* ^~-*
Miners, Look Here!
You need not loose a shift
to wet your check cashed
during banking hours.
You can get it cashed, at
face value, at all  hcurs at
The HOFFMAN House
The Strand
The Most lilega 11 1
Luxuriously - Fitted
Bar in Canada. : : .
A I mc   Line of the
Choicest Liquors <£ Cigars
.      c i . _f...        ..  I borer; not by-a parlor   farmer   nor
box for an enlargement of the rights I v
of man.    They should strive  to  so | bv a retired capitalist.    The method
organize lhe world as to keep  open J"5"   ,uTKest   of   s",lmK    8,,i**es
the gates of opportunity. **ou,d be   a   deeided   **W<»****'
upon the present hap-hazard   plan.
3,    XX'hal   opportunities    should
the new century bring forth  to   the!     M*    "Their blind feet drift in lhe
workingman? | darkness, nnd no one is   leading."
Security in his work and sufficient, What kind of ltaders do the  toilers
leisure from his work lo  give   him | need?
time   to  cultivate   his   moral  and      They need leaders wilh the while
aesthetic nature. j purity of a St. Francis and the iron
KEJrOYED
to the corner of Queen street
and Columbia Ave. W. K.
P. & L. Co'.s old stand.
Kossland  Drug
Company.
SEALS
•AND*
Rubber
Stamps
Corporation and Notarial
Seals Made on Short
Notice,
AU the  Latest   Improved  Rubber  Stamp
Goods, Air Cushions, Inks, Ink Pads,
Daters, Linen Markers, Etc.
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.
GA VIN & CO.
ROSSLAND, B. C. *
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Fancy - Biscuits - arid - Jellies.
Quality Tells and Brings  Increasing Trade     •
That's How Oar Trade is Always Growing Larger. .
Wc have 1..-1 received a larpe shipment direct from the factory* of a*
the Toronto Ilm uit and Confectionery' Co. Fine Biscuits. Jam an ^
Jtlliei which we would be pleased to have you c II and examine	
riTTD    HffYT'TW     "XX'e aim lo renew* ihc new customers
U U TV    MU 1  1 U.—and keep the old ones.'*•%..*.■%.
MORRISON & BRYENTON g £ Col"-'ia Aycn"c
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BEST  VALUES
4.    Whal effect, in your opinion,
will   great combinations  of  wealth,
resolution ol   a  Cromwell,   leaders| —
a^^T^^
whose  watchword  shall   be   "Hod I
have upon the workingman  of the *"* ,hc P*-0Ple!"      Slid* men   were,
future?        Will    concenlration    of Joseph Mazzini nnd John Ruskin.
wealth, trusts, elc, prove a benefit i     ,4.    How can  the   church   best
to or a drawback  to  the   working- help the "orother to the ox?"  How]
man's progress? reach hjmi |jft him up?
Great combinations of wealth will j     By studying the anxious problems |
tend to make great counter  combi * 0f economics and finding a   way  ol
nations among the working classes, 'applying the golden rule  10 indus-
Trusts will be a decided drawback
lo Ihe 4vorkingman's progress unless some means shall be found to
make them serve the good of the
whole people, as now Ihey serve the
good of a few.
5, To what degree should tbe
workingman be made a partner of
wealth?
If I understand your question, he
should be made a full partner. In
other words, he should receive the
full value of the things he makes
and does.
try.
15, Aid workingwomen? Have
we a "sister to the ox?" How
should she be reached, uplifted—her
burden lightened?
X'es, we have a "sister to the ox."
Men and women rise and fall together. In general,the same means
that will lift and lighten man's
burden will alleviate woman's burden also.
16. Do churches and church
workers neglect the working people? Do they pay enough attention
to ihe factory centers and great in-
dustrial towns?
Rossland   Hotel.
Fine  Whiskies  and
-Imported Cigars.
JERRY SPELLMAN, Prep.
Cor. Spokanr'St.and Columbia Ave.
The Bank
M.k. * .|..,*i.ii,t or
STRAIGHT   UOODS
I'..1.1-411.1 4     AllS.   1
6,    In one of your poems,   "The
Man I'nder Ihe Stone,"   you   compare a workingman to a man going   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
through life pushing a great  stone j     N*». churches do not give enough |
always up hill.    What is th* work-' attention to these matters.    Indeed,
Ingman'l real burden—what   is  the "'e burning question in each church
real stone of his up-hill life?
The great stone is his unequal
struggle for bread today, still further weighted with the f<"ar of penury tomorrow and ll.c dread of a
destitute old age. All this,of course,
springs out of the  narrow  margin
today should be the social problem.
The saving of men's souls is closely
connected with thc amelioration of
their social andindustrial condition*.
The church needs a new baptism of
Ihe Holy Spirit, which is the same
as saying Social Spirit.
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Columbia
Transfer Co.
in ..   PINK. Manlier.
[ The only Transfer or I-'xpresi ]
E company in Kossland that will *
J deliver your trunks lor 2$ cts. I
E each.   Three days storage free \
OFFICE)
Queen Cigar Store
Telephone 39.
Leggings, Overshoes,
Fancy Slippers, Mitts,
Felt Slippers, Gloves-/.
C. O. LALONDE f
♦ - A — _____________________ ^  fW   AA,__,_,_t^._______A.______ — —
1 AGNEW & CO. I
The Leading North   End Grocers and Pro- Kj
vision Merchants, extend a cordial   welcome Cm
to those who have  not yet  done business .§[3
with them to call  and   leave  a trial  order. CO
1..9.   CM
V, ft N   ptioii. 19
Cor. Third Ave.       c\A
and Wuh'itou 91    J,"
GEO.AGNEW&CO.
The Miners Magazine,
Prea tl .90 per Yaar EDWARD BOYCS. Edit jr.
Published bytha W. F. M. Denver Col.
Subscriptions    Received at   thl* Office,   or at  The  Office of
the Secretary ot Roaaland Winers' Unlo i THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD.
The Collins,
Furnishes the Best Brands of
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Na-aily  riirnlflht.il I....in- ill noiinectitiii ti.utrit
witn   hot .Ir.
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THE   HUB
DINING ROOM.
Formerly Turf Exchange.
COLUMBIA, AVE.
Best Meal in  Town  35 Cents
Mrs. La More,      Proprietor.
The Cliff
Dining Parlor
Mlssess Wooddc Smythe, Props.
Uest Home  Cooking in
( Rossland,
Board per week $5
Single Meals   25 cts.
1 •liiinlu.i Ave.   West   Neai  City  Hall.
The Pullman Cafe
Wa.hlugt.u   .iir-M
JOHN HAYSE, Proprietor.
At.I. nil. l.n.imii, »l TIUt UUMR,
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The place lo get the  llest  Meal in the
City,   Prompt  Service.
Meals 25 Cents and Up.
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r)     Finely Furnshed  Rooms.
Windsor Hotel
First class accommodation.
Prices moderate.
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Porcelain . Baths
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CROW& MORRIS, I'.ops.
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Finely Furnished Rooms
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Finest  of Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Corner Second Avenue and Washington Street.
RICHARD ALTMAN
General Repairing.
Looks, (-.uns and Sewing MaehineN
Sharpening of Every Description.
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N.L-...1...tti. 44.11I1I1 of lireul Hi..11.11.
...tin,.in nu.l 1*1111.11* I'ru-JVIug.
Conditions and episodes in trade
like the collapse of wool values
within the past year and its directly
underlying causes may be traced in
a very large measure to the general
uneasiness that exists in business
circles where capital receives only
feeble demand, and is in quest of
new and more profitable upportuni-
.iiiini.iv   in inn    in   ivi.t.ivr
41 til  hivnii it,,, in*.*   jilau   Bn Ho.ile
lo lhe Olher  aide.
Edward Corrigan, the well known
raiing man of New X'ork,has sailed
on the steamship Lucania for ling-
land. XX'ith him went Jed and William
XX'aldo, the two yonng jockeys
whom Mr. Corrigan has retained to
ride his horses. Mr. Corrigan said
he was going to get everything
ready for the racing season in   hn
CLAIMS VICTORY
Kitchener    Doing   Considerable to the   Boers.
i.m or nn    «.iii:at   4 n.i,im.in
ties for investment—notwithstand- 1 land, though he did not expect to
ing the chances of loss are greater, (start racing before April or May.
The accumulations of capital in Mis horses are entered for some of
Europe had exceeded the limits of the big events, including the Derby.
effective demand in the channels of Besides the Waldo boys Mr. Corri-
sound investment, ai noted iu the gan said he would retain Spencer if
generally low uites ol interest  that ihe could get a license  there.
strictly cateful investors   could   ob-1 	
tain on their loans. New outlets
for the employment of tbe savings
of the people are continually sought
for, and until a demand for money
comes from legitimate sources the
field of speculatii.il offers temptation! that human nature finds it difficult to effectually resist.
lift In*..It al l-.a,tint ..tin
Industrial development offers opportunities for sound investment,
though losses may be incurred when
Nan   PritilcLcaii    Make, a   Ureal   HII
lu   Berllu.
Michael Banner, the San Fran-
dlO violinist, appeared in a concert
before a distinguished audience at
the Beethovensaal, Berlin, with the
Philharmonic orchestra. He played
the Beethoven concerto, the Mendelssohn    concerto   and   the   first
movement   of    Brahm's   concerto,
neiv enterprises are first floated and   »...,. .
_.    .       .    Much enthusiasm was shown,and it
experience is wanting.       Capital   is I.   .. ...        .        „
.  T     ,       , , .,      .lis the general opinion  that   Banner
being largely attracted to   fields  of .       ,      ,       .. ,  .
,     .    , . ,   ,       ,   has developed into one of the   lore-
.•i.*..tl..iii.,.a.l     ne/iil..,>linn ■<•.    I     I I-t , 1 , , . . 1 .    1
mechanical production,   and though
I most vtol.nists of the world.
GIVEFAVORABLEACCOUNT
Col. lirey With His New Zealauders
Had a Signal Success Over
the liners.
A dispatch to the New Vork
Tribune from London says:
General Kitchener continues to
give favorable accounts of British
operations and his laconic reports
are summarized by the Paris correspondents.
Colonel Grey with his New /.calenders had a signal success over 800
Boers near X'entursburg, and Col-
ville's victory on X'laglaate road
has increased in importance as fresh
details are received. The Boers
are meeting serious losses, espe-
ciillv when Ihey take the offensive
and attack British positions and
lines.
They are not gaining any advantage north of the Orange river,
where thc British campaign has not
been intcrruped by the invasion of
Cape Colony.
The raiders have not made progress during the last fortnight and
the alarm has subsided at Cape
Town where the truth is perceived
that loyalty has been stimulated by
invasion and ihat the Cape Dutch
are now less favorable than they
tvere to the Boer cause.
Is is surmised in military circles
that General Dewet and General
Botha may unite their forces and
attempt to deliver a crushing blow
at some point on lhe line of communication between Johannesburg
and Ladysmilh. The Boers are
persistent and resourceful in carrying on guerrilla warfare under Ihe
most unfavorable conditions, but
the ultimate failure of their supply
of ammunition must bring the war
to an end.
The response of the Yeomanry
to a second call to arms continues
to be satisfactory. Recruiting is in
progress at many points and it is
evident that the number of volunteers asked fur can be easly obtained. The war office is censured in
many quarters for having recourse
to hall measures which will not produce much impression upon the
Boer leaders. Thc ministeis
seem mote anxious to save money
than to convince the Briers Ihat England is ii*.illi in earnest and resolved that the war shall end only in
one way.
this has been observed in the course ]
of European trade development   fori 	
a number of years,   it   i.s   touched |
upon specially  by  Consul   General j   .it i i*  iioi.ivi.i-i   hi i*. .....<
Mason at Berlin in   his   report   for' 	
iijooto the   state   department  at, ■•-*■"■•»••*■«»•■ **■'•* ««•"••• Beeu ,-i.ae
XX'asbington.  In Germany, he says, bjri'hiie.
there has been a "steady and rapid A special to the New X'ork
development of manufacturing in-j Herald from XVashington says:
dustries and commercial activity. information has been received in
This has gone on steadily, the pro-1 an official quarter in Washington
ducing capacity of all leading in-1 that Chile recently submilted the
dustries consUntly growing until j astounding proposition to four
present limit of judicious expansion , South American governments that
has been apparently reached"—ex- Bolivia be partitioned among them.
cept in such lines as shipbuilding, 1 This proposition was promptly
locomotives, gas engines and cer- rejected by Peru,and the Lima gov-
lain forms of electrical machinery, ; eminent, as a further sign of its dis-
German industrial development for '. pleasure, has requested the Chilean
the employment of capital is only ; government to recall its minister,
one example, and, notwilh-1 Cuatodo Vicuna,
standing Germany is poor in ac- The altitude of Brazil, Argentina
cumulated we»lth in comparison and Paraguay can not be learned,
wilh l-'rance and England, and her I but their is no expectation, in v'ew
available capital is well and actively 0f the determined retusal of Peru,
employed, thc share values of her that steps will be taken in line with
best industries are kepi inordinately ,he Chilean proposals. Bolivia is
low by the pressure of thc money fl weak nation and could not
market. German capital has later singly resist an attack by the troops
sought foreign investments quite .( iU1). one 0f the nations named
often, and, according lo a recent es- w,Ih ,|)t. possjble exception ol Para-
timate ol the Moniteur Industrie!, KUHVi much |css tbe united force
these now amount lo not less lhan „f 5.Vcral governments.
$i,7H5.ooo,ooo,distribuled through. The proposition to partition
out Turkey, Africa. China. Mexico, Bolivia is not the -first move Chile
South Ametica, Canada and thejhas made to estrange Peru and
I'niled Stales. They have been Bolivia. During the war with
made because of lhe diminished th;|c an cnvov was sent lo the
earnings of capital or savings al. Bolivian camp for the purpose of
homeland the willingness to as- •lu|,.cjnK President Laza to abandon
sumc greater risks in .the hope of hj, Peruvian ally, but the attempt
greater gain is manifest, though . was unsUcce*sful.
one of thc effects is occasional |, •„ believed here that Chile's
deficiencies of money circulation al pr0p()sa| to partition Bolivia is due
home. I (0 her  desire   to  end  lhe  alliance
Scotland is another  instance,   i    gating between that  country   and
the face  of great   conservatism  >" j Peru in order, it   is  said,   thai   she
banking, where money   is  seeking  ma). formally take possession of the
new openings  for   higher   return!.   pr0vincei of Tacna and Arica.
Mi Alfred Ncwmarch  calculates Ihe
negotiable wealth of Great   Britain,
Germany and  France  to  be   $.,•;,• „>  tiik  .iiahi.k   ok    ni hihii
000,000,000,  S1 H.ooo,00.1,000  ai.d 	
S| *,,..iKl,000,i'li.>    respectively.        C.   T«.i lil.ll-.n. Men Trle.l  III   lh.*   nil.
A. Conanl, in one of   bis  conlnlni- Ipptoaa,
lion- lo ibe   North   American   Re- >    The tvar   department   at    XX'ash-
view,   gives   lhe   deposits   In   the   *n>,.OM   ,,_,„  becn   jlm,rmed   nl   lhe
postal savings banks ol I.real   Brit- .... . ,- .,,_,     dviii-
•r-* B trial hv ituirt niarli il in lite     I bilip-
ain and Ireland al S-500.000,000: of
.. _  *    „_,  „,   ,,„. pines of two   enlisted   men   on   thc
I-ranee $150,000,000,   and   ol   Bel- '
giuiti $100,000,000. And thc French charge  of murder.     Private    Pas-
savings banks, outside of the postal quale T11//0,  Company   C,   Thitty-
service,carry deposits to the amount 5econd volunteer infantry, was con-
of   S(>5o,ooo,ooo.      "An   cs-cntial vic(C(1 of   |hc   murjer   0f   Private
question," says   Mr. Conanl,    "re-1 ... .        . ,      «    .
1 , XX illiam   kirkpalnck   ol   the same
garding this vast amount of acciim-
ulatcd savings invested  in  negolia- -^P'-»>- b> shooting   him   with a
blc securities is whether it is  put to , revolver, and was sentenced   to   be
profitable use.     It is growing  at   a  dishonorably di-charged,   to   forfeit
rate which ivould mean   greatly   in-  „|| p;iv  nn,|    allowance!  and to  he
creased prosperity in every   country   i.l,n,lm,l|   ;,,   „„,   Bilibad   prison   at
if inc?.se of savings   were   accom- ,       ,
.... , Manila   at    bard   labor   for   livcnly
panted by increase of earning power
in the old proportions." yeai-.
An investigation into thc monc-j Private Frank B. McLaughlin,
tary conditions of Europe enable- iroop li, Eleventh caval ry, was ac-
one tO understand Jearly thc possi-   qu|tt«d of Ibe .barge  of   murdering I
bililies   for  conducting   speculative    ^.rlermaster     Sergeant    William |   DflRFRT RARR'Q
operations lhal  have   behind   them        ,, , . nUDLnl Dnnfl  O
A.    logan ol   the   same   Iroop   by
plaimble   support,   promising   sue- »
cess With large  gains,  as  was  the j shooting him wilh .1  revolver,   and
case with those in Ibe wool trade ofl was released from custody.
1899.—N«w York Commercial.        {
Herri..'*  i*.1   ........
The North German I.yod steamer
II. II. Meyer, Captain Formes,
sailed from XX'ilhclnisbaven for the
far east today with ..oo naval recruits on board,
CfUNMR RNVOVa   it.mm in
I.k lor A.....hrr '!■ . ...., ... 'I...IIH
Il.r llerree.
A dispatch to the I lavas Agency
from Pekin says Prime Ching aud
l.i Hung Cli.tug, in handing the
foreign mini-tc's the signed decree,
presented objection! to its articles
and asked lor another meeting tO
discuss modification!,
Fresh Meats,
Fresh Fish.
Fresh Game.
Fresh Poultry,
in fact  .-verything
of the Best at	
Washington St. ■«aaE
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Idaho. His administration of ihc
affairs of that state has lijen such
as to heap mountains of ignominy
and shame upon bis head, and we
all hope that there will not again
soon appear a man with such a despotic idea of the duties .if the governor of a free slate. It has been
generally believed that he was a
member in good standing in tbe International Typographical union,
but sunn developed lhal such a
claim was an uncalled-for slander
upon the fair name of a respectable
trades organisation, XX'e can only
hope that lhe misery he has heaped
upon an innocent and defenseless
people tvill not follow ex-liovernor
Steunenberg into the next world.
SATURDAY, JAN. an.   uuu.
THEQUBBN IS DEAD
Queen Victoria is dead, the
grim reaper summoning her
al 6:55 p. m. on Tuesduy at
Cowes, Isle of XX right. All
England is in mourning, all
British subjects mourn, and
expressions ol deep regrel are
heard in all countries of the
globe. For more than 63
years Queen X'ictoriu has
reigned over her subjects, and
each year added lo iheir love
and reference for her. Her
long rule, the longest in modem history, her ascension to
thc throne taking place on
M..y -•-, 1837, was one of
Kne and fidelilv to her empire
and people. Always on the
side ol peace her efforts in thai
direction have ofllimes been
fell by oilier nations when
there was danger ol national
questions severing the bonds
ol friendship. Her judgment
and uisdon had much to do
will, the prosperity of the
British empire. Hers was
Ihc guiding hand at all
times and it was one upon
wliiib ll.e utmost reliance was
placed by all people. That
her death is deeply deplored
by all is evidenced bv many
expressions of regrel, but it is
among ber subjects Ihat her
death is most sincerely regretted. A noble women, loving
and true, she endeared herself
to all and history will never
contain I brighter page than
lhal devoted tO    lhe   departed
sovereign.
The commission appointed by the
congress of the United Slates some
twelve months ago to inquire into
the pooling methods employed by
the large railtoad interests of that
country, have made a report at last.
They find that all Ibe large railroad
companies have pooled Iheir interests for the purpose * 1 keeping up
rates. That for the past year no
tickets have been sold on connnis
sion throughout the country, and
(bat where a pool exists there has
been no cutting of rates. With
these -oads there is no competition,
the combination being complete.
The profits are increased and expenses lessened, and the man who
is compelled to travel is ihe one to
suffer. Il took the commission a
whole year to find these things oul,
anil it will probably be longer than
that before congress takes any action iu the mallei, if il ever does.
Between the railroad and Standard Oil magnates the United Stales
is certainly in bad hands, and the
quicker lhe masses awake to this
fact and demand Ihat these gigantic
corporations conduct their business
in a jusl and lawful manner the bet*
ter it will be for them.
PASSING   OF   MKl'NI'.MIEKl..
One Oi Ihc   events   of   the   times
that i« of interest   lo  thousands  of
DEFENDS MR.  FOLEY.
The following from Ihe Silver-
Ionian is a filling rebuke lo the Sandon Paystreak for its uncalled-for
criticism of Mr. Chris. F'oley's appointment as a membe- of the Chinese commission:
The Sandon Payslrcak does not
approve ol Chris Foley's presence
on the Chinese commission, fearing
ihat he will be lost forever to the
Labor party when once he has
lasted government rations. The
Paystreak is unreasonable in this
matter. If Mr. Foley was a proper
man to represent his party in patlia-
inein. as the Paystreak was vehement in declaring, he is mosl certainly a lit person to represent them
on the commission, in whose work
the Labor party is vitally interested.
It he is a man so easily purchasable
as to be influenced by a job of a few-
weeks duration, as the Paystreak
implies, he was never a proper man
lo be supported as a parliamentary
candidate. But Chris Foley is certainly not that kind of a man.
His position on the commission
will enable bim to do more in thc
one matter of Chinese immigration
than his presence in parliament,
twenty limes over. The labor
leader bas thrown down neither his
parly nor his principles iu accepting
Ihe position vacated by Ralph
Smith, but has entered upon a work
which should have Ihe unqualified
approval of every man who voled
the Lab... ticket in the last election.
lie is a man who will see that Ihc
report of tbe commission is at least
no fake.
ll it also taking loo much for
granted lo predict   the   evading  of
ment.      The  appointment   of Mr
Foley is conducive   to  the  opinion
of parliament that i.s   dangerous  to
the freedom of the subject; when we
that lhe government desires a com- j And that the sole aim and object of
prebensive report upon which to i 'his monopoly is to bleed the gov-
acl. Otherwise why should they eminent and people for all they are
pile up evidence against themselves worth and that the immigration
by securing a report such as Mr. policy has retarded the growth of
Foley will certainly insist on havingI population   to   the   extent   of five
sent in.
The government has been wise
In thia selection as it was in the appointment of Ed. Bramnar as Dominion labor commissioner. In his
official capacity Mr. Bremner has
done more for labor lhan any oflieer
of any labor organization could
ever hope to do, and he is in no
way deserving of sneers from the
Paystreak. To one not connected
with any organisation and outside
of their ranks it would appear that
laboring men,as a rule,are too ready
in accusing Iheir leaders of selling
out or throwing them down, lhe
minute an opening is made for them
to work in an official capacity.
—Silvertonian.
44.1. it.   WB 4.H.   11
laboring men in the west is the pass
ing  oi  Governor  Steunenberg ot | the report by the Laurier govern
Mr    laala*,   III    MoCflU   111 Mill .   ill.   llU.lr.
of (he MaMea.
Editor Industrial World,
Rossland. B. C.
The growing aentiment in favor
ol government ovvneiship appears
to have started Ihe usual gang oul
on a mad search for charters, and
under lhe railway trust throttle the
aspirations of th* people by securing
all the railway passes and under the
railway laws of lhe country load us
down with a national debt m as to
prevent the government undertaking
another system, thereby securing
11.ems-dyes in absolute possession
of the transportation facilities.
The key to the problem now is,
what is left of, lhe Coast to Koole-
nay railway. This in the bands of
the people of the west, wilh Ihe I.
C. R. in the cast, would serve as a
whip in the bands of tl.e people of
Canada to dictate fair and reasonable freight and passenger rales, or
produce lhe intervening link und
give us a government highway from
ocean to ocean.
It seems, however, that this is
nol to be. Wilh our provincial
premier in Ottawa, probably swapping the Natal act for a railway
bonus, and McKenzie Si Mann, with
the evident support of lhe Dominion
and provincial governments, lhe C.
P. R., G. N. and N. P., bearing all
lhe ear marks of the late Silton
Klondike steal and no certainty of a
second senate intervention, the people seem to be on the light end of
lhe "pull." When wc look back
over Ihe last 20 years and see the
history ot the ruinous system of
alienating the national highway and
the constant drain .... the public
treasury; the loss of the national
asset that today .1 ore lhan doubles
ihe cost of construction; the len
million dollar interest wc must pay;
the fifteen million dollar dividend we
cannot get; the t\4enty*five million
dollar, lost annually to the people
tvhich is supplied hy a revenue pul-
.ly that turns over four dollars to
a small class of manufacturers to
every one dollar reaching the treasury; this one hundred and fifty
millions coming from thc consumers
in order lo restore twenty-five million to the treasury; this one hundred and twenty-live million that is
paid out annually to build up home
Industries, which .1 does not build,
the result ol which ruinous policy is
to build up a class 0f capitalists behind a transportation monopoly,
with power to dictate terms
to the business [men. of the
counlry and with power in Ihe halls
million people; that their traffic in
Mongolian immigration has robbed
British Columbia of one hundred
and fifty thousand white population;
when we find that the very life of
the octopus is dependent, not upon
lhe strength, bul upon the weakness uf its victims; that a protest
resulting in a change of government
only means a continuation of this
damnable system, and the last
stronghold (the Coast lo Kootenay
railway) is about to be given away,
and tbat we must contribute lo-
warna the building thereof in opposition to our own will but with the
full consent of our representative
(?) governments, it is time Ihe people should rise to say they did not
vole to have their demands trampled
into the dust. We have interests
more essential to lhe prosperity of
th.s Dominion than tbe greed of the
Canadian Pacific railway or any
private company or individual. XX'e
demand in the name of a long suf-
fering people thai the public will
shall he law in this "Canada of
ours," and thai the provincial government under its coal king leader,
refuse any lurlher chartering of
railway? or resign and give place to
more honest men.
J. A. Koi.av.
Slocan City, B. C, Jan. i.t, mot.
Seventeca furniture factories ol
Canada have been amalgamated in
the Canada Furniture Manulactur-
ers, Limited, aud if you desire lo
gel the benefits of the umalagama-
tn> 1 you had better gel in and buy-
some of the slock thai is now open
for subscription. It appears that
profits of these seventeen concerns
have aggregated abotii a quarter
of a million a year, and th* trust
by consolidating the interests will
effect economy in the manafacture.
sale and distribution of Ihe product, ll is also announced in lhe
prospectus that the laclories are
situated in the besl localities for
labor—which ive very much doubl.
Under the new management certain
factories will undertake the manufacture of special lines of goods,
and so the fortunate laborers in lhe
best localities will jusl become more
than ever pieces of automatic machinery doing the one turn and one
twist motion as many hours a day
as possible. The transition of the
furniture business is the inevitable
one for most industries, end it
should leach thc worker* ihat new
conditions in industrialism requires
new- treatment entirely if improved
methods are to be made to serve
the worker and consumer, instead
of making Ihem more dependent
and their lives more slavish.—
X'oice.
STEP IN RIGHT DIRECTION
The Miners' Union of Silverton
is now incorporated under the provisions of "The Benevolent Societies Act." The corrpoate name of
the society shall be the "Silverton
Miners' Union, No. 95, of the
Western Federation ol Miners."
The first officer* are to be Charles
A. tt.n.liifi. president; J. M. M.
Henedum, vice-president; John C.
Tyree. financial-secretary; W. G.
Gardner, recording-secretary: Ross
Thorburn, treasurer; and Ihe first
board of managing trustees are to
be John C. Tyree, A. W. Carey,
John Finley, F. L. Byron and Mai-
mini Nicholsou.
Oftiicers and Meetings.
TRADES ANU LABOR
COUNCIL—Meets every second aiul fourth Tuesday in
each month at 7.30 P. M. in
Miners' Union Hall.. Chas.
Schalm, Sec; A, Ferris,
President.
CARPENTERS    &    JOINERS'  UNION-Meets every
Friday  of each week  at  7.
30 p.m.  in   Miners'  Union
Hall.    A. Ferris, Pres.; F.
Bradshaw, Sec.
MINERS' UNION No. 36,
Wstern Federation of
Miners—Meets every Wednesday evening at 7.30, p.
m. in Miners' Union Hall.,
Frank Woodside, Secretary
Wm. O'Brien, President.
TYPOGRAPHICAL       UNION  No. 335.—Meets on the
last Sunday of each month
at the Miners' Union Hall.
J. Barkdoll, Sec; Wm.
Poole. President
JOURNEYMEN TAILORS
UNION NO.'2S2.-Meets the
first and third Tuesday of
each month .11 ■**, p. m. in
Beatty's Hall. P. O. Box
314. W. McLeod, President.
J.KIonian. Sec. Executive
Board —E. C. Eraser. Rossland, W. Davidson, Sandon
M.  Kane,   Greenwood; H.
11. Dimock. Moyie.
PAINTERS' UNION. No.
40. Painters and Decorators
1 (America.meetsinKeatty's
Hall, on second and forth
Tuesday of each month. W.
S. Murphy. Pres.; Geo. W.
Shinn, Sec.
NEWSBOYS* UNION. No 3
—Meet in Minen' Union
Hall on thc tirst and third
Saturdays of each month,
at 9 a. ni. Mike Guydotti.
Pres.; Jay Barton, Sec.
PRINTING   PRESSMEN'S'
UNION  No  n8.-Meet the
second    Sunday     in    the
month.   Jas.    H.  Fletcher.
Sec. T. E. Abbott, Pres.
WESTERN FEDERATION
OF MINERS-Edward Boyce
Pres, Butte. Montana; John
F. McDonnell, vice, president, Virginia City Nevada;
Jas. Maher; secretary-treasurer, Butte, Montana Room
12, Owsley block. Executive Board: John C. Williams. Grass Valley. Idaho;
Jas. B. Furey, Butte, Montana. W. N. Burns, Ourry.
Colorado; Chas. H. Moyer,
Lead City, South Dakota;
Chris Foley, Rossland B. C.
DISTRICT UNION No. 6,
W. F. M.» Jas. Wilkes, Pres.
nelson; Jas. Devine, vice-
president, Rossland; Alfred
Parr. secretary-treasurer,
Ymir.
MECHANICS' UNION N0.94
W. F. M.-Meets every  Friday evening in Batty's Hall
D-   C. Coakley. Pres. VV.
VV. Doty. Sec.
Ji
Nelson <& Ft. Shepard Ry.
M Moiintain Railway.
The only all-rail route between all
points east, west and south to Kossland,
Nelson and all intermediate points connecting at Spokane with the Great
Nothern, Nothern Pacific and 0, R. &
N, Co.
Connect at Nelson with steamers for
Kaslo and all Kootenay lake points.
Connect at Myer's Falls with stage
daily for Kcpublic, and connect at Iloss-
burg with daily stage for lirand Forks
and  tireenwood.
Effective  Oct. SI, lyoo.
Leave. Day Train.          Arrive.
10:15 a. in. Spckane. 7:10 p. til,
■ 1:40:1.111. Kossland. (. :oo p. 111.
i*:.to a. in. Nelson. 8:00 p. 111.
111:00 p. m.
11:00 o. 111.
Night   Train.
Spkane.
Kossland.
7:05 a. m.
7:30 a. ut.
t-i.st-il.ns sleepers on night train.
II. A.  JACKSON,
tieneral PaeengCt Agent.
H. P. 11ROVVN, Agent,
Kossland, U. C.
Canadian    Paciric
RAILWAY
AND SOO LINE
Kirsl-rlass Sleeper on All Trains From
REVELSTOKE ..NU KOOTENAY
LAND INC..
TOURIST CARS
Pass I im. im nr Jet. daily for St. Paul Saturday for Montreal and Huston, Mondays and Thursdays (or Toronto. Same
cars pais Revelstoke one day earlier.
 1	
NOTICE
A POINTER
for your Eastern trip Is to see tliat your
in ke 1 read* via
CANADIAN PACIFIC
Trains Depart—
8:00 -Ki-Sun. For Nelson, Kaslo.
Casdade, lirand Forks, tireenwood, Midway, etc.
18-00 -Daily For Nelson. Sandon and
Hlocan points, Revelstoke, Main Line
and Pacific Coast, and via. Crow's Nest
Route (or all Eutem points.
For time-tables, rates and lull int..mu
ion, call ur    address  nearest    Local
t
Agent, or
A. II. MACKENZIE, City Agt
Kossland. B. C.
A. C. McArthur, Depot Agt. .
E. |. Coyle A. G. P. A.
X'ancover. B. C
Notice ii h'. 1-1.1 given thai in virtue
ol the Acl of the Dominion I'arliment,
63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter 103 and
Chipter 104, the mime ol The Merchants' Bank of Halifas will be changed to
"THE ROYAL HANK OF CANADA'
from and alter the second day el January, tool. E. L. PEASE,
General   Manager.
Halifax, isl November,   1900
Notice to Mine Supertntendente
When you are in need of a competent
engineer, blacksmith, pipetnan or machinist, the Mechanic!' Vnion will be
pleased lo furnish you compel**! me*
\4*ta*t XV. W.  I '*w. Secretory.
Northern Pacific
Til Fast Li.
TO ALL POINTS.
DOUBLE DAILY TRAIN   SERVICE.
THE DINIOUTEAK Kli CN  VIA
Safest and Best.
Solid Vestibule Trains.   Kleetrie
Lighted,    Kijuppcd wilh
Observation Car*:
Pullman Palace Cars,
Elegant Dining Cars,
Modem Dsy Coaches,
I t.u.ist Sleeping Cars,
Thrnngh tickets tn all points  i*
United States and Canada.
Eicepl Sunday.
the
Try our  Kleetrie
Lighted
NORTH COAST LIMITED.
E.0.RUFF,
Agt. R. M. Ry., Rossland' I'.. C.
J. XV. HILL.
General Agenl, Spokane, VVaih.
A. D. CHARLTON,
Asst. 0e«. I'asi. Agent,
Portland, Oregon ftti MSUITRtAL WORLB,
a—■
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THE CRESCENT
Gents Furnishings Department.
I Clothing,
| Hats,
Furnishings
and
Shoes	
4** 4-* 4* 4* *?** 4*
Men's Suits.
In **reat variety and patterns.
Our prices are always right.
Suits from Jto lo fl-to.-o •*-».*»■
Overcoats.
Our stock of Men's Overcoats
and Boys' Iteefers are well made
and comprise the latest patterns.
Hoys' Reefer* at ?3, $3.50. *4, #5
and S-6. Men's Overcoats at
5to, $13.50, fl)  and f.o.-
I.nrKt* line of Men's Underwear,
Shirts, Collars, Culls, Ties, Suspenders,   Hosiery,  Gloves,  Klc.
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All our Heavy Rubbers and 2
Arctics at Cost. ^
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| CRESCENT DRY GOODS CO., LTD, |
; V. & N. Phone 107. Columbia Avenue. -^
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FOUR PUOPERTIES, XI1  CROWN ..Ills 11 11
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want a'sQuare'deal
for your money? &
Onr properties are nov  proved [both above snd beio. u......>-'   '■*
have the same continuous ore veins is the] Le Iiui Oempsatsa. aad have
Hie same Identtoel nr.-, *i»l onr slums are mil worth TWKSTY-KIVK
I'KNTS now, nn.l will surely l.rinu titty ..-nl-; yet ..wine to the glut and
slump in all  stainInnl atot-ka, ami .utl.i'r ra.iw*. il bus boon iinpomihle to
Interesteapital.   Onr shares are an Invsslment and not a .-.ui.i.i.-    And it
you hate any Rood nuiiiiion sense that's law, now you can read on our
stork Certificate In ItBO INK a- ti> olaoas Mi whieh ooven thc gromul.
The Mwnoraodum of Assoclstlon oontalns » provision, provided by
Beetion 56 of said Act, that th. Bharsi are Issued sa Kullr Paid I i> and
Non-AssSSseble, nml that no Kuril.it Liability beyond Uie amount  V. lu illy
Paid niton Sbarss .-ii.ill attach to the holders thereof.   Capital i_' >.i nun.
lni*<>.|>oriiti..l uii'li'i tin* t'...up.iiiiu> Ael of IS'.iT, and Amending Act*
of Ilie Province ol llrilial. C'uluiiil.iu.
Stock Certificates will now be issued. [We hove over 100 shareholders. Now we want 50 new subscribers for at least 500 shsres
each at Six cents, viz: $.10 or 2.000 shares for $100.
Tl.i* money, liltle as it may seem to v.iil, we hit folly ratisilie.l to tl.r
best of our knowledge nnd in-bei will pm our property oo 11 self-snpportlni
aai*. Irn--|..*. hit* ol lh.. 111. *iits ol ll.e Hill I'lM'lt. «•• line now over
570,0(10 share* in our treasury  and (r.->- (rum all liurun.hrance.    We »re
aii.oi.t'iit tin-ft-** local companies that haa complied with tl.» law in i-v.-rr
partii-uliir. and every -l.*r.*l...l.l.-r an.I director in i:.**-I.m I In- *.***.. every
dollar they auliserilied no into the mi.ip, uu.l tlj* irii.lo. put in Ally .rut-
to firry tlollat that they did, nu.l we venture In say l.nvr
Done More Work with Less Money than any
Company in British Columbia
Thus the nianai,.' iiii'iii has uo 1 **_-r. t- to tiller, and you by lubscrlb-
ing will have none.
200 Feet of Tunnel Work Now Under Way
It i* too bad ll. ■' ac nl.oilld —1111*•. (rom the wrong doing of ..timr-,
but we have, ur thi* uould nr ver hnve to Ih- written, nu.l w.i pio|-.*.-. in
the luture a* wo l.»v>. |_i the pn-t, tn 4a ter/l nnd frur nn ill. Let thcu. do
bi-ttrr who like. Plna n> let imlu-.ir (r .111 you al your earliest convenienee.
and don't forgot tlie inoiiey.
No Dead Heads. Offlcers'Salarles or Office Rent to Pay
Share* to he had only nt the Company's Office,  opposite New Court
I Ion**, Columbia Avenue.    P. O. Hox .M.*..
YOUNGER LAWLER, Sec. and Treas.
PlMprrlm Will, map -rut (O 1111..-I.11 * old*.
Wry rr*|«*>-lf<illy your*,
The Big Four C. G. M. Co., Ltd.
P. S    The *4li_rk«t lie-m. WolfM Uid livr HUM ump'tii m- in other  i <i>it[unirt  nt*
inictitm witli th;*.. as the locator, vcmlur .uul operator i*> one -tnd the MUD0* J. I..
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CARPENTER & CO.
Your   Photographers        —
Do nothing but the Very Best Work Every Time
Wc carry a large line ot
kodaI	
at Kastern List Prices.
FULL LINE OF AMATEUR SUPPLIES.
STUDIO OVER DOMINION   EXPRESS OFFICE
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Paulson I
Bros.
Cleaned Currants
Seeded Raisins
Valencia Raisins
t   Assorted Peels
Oranges
Lemons
Cram berries
Paulson
Bros.
1.IH..U *M1 It 111* Oil 11
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Wholesale    and
Retail    Grocers
********* 4444 $ 4+444*+t***^
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..Hotel..     5
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to b had in   Rossland.
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Finely Furniahed Rooma.
»jr .ji myr%y; ty-ty oyi ay. iv. -y. ty.
Fresh Meats,
Fresh Fish.
Fresh Game,
Fresh Poultry,
in fact  everything
of the Best at	
ROBERT   BARR'S
Washington St.
When You
Want a Big
Price for your
Household goods
See (ila/.au*
When you want
To buy Stove,
Cooking utensils
.4nd Furniture,
Very Cheap,
See (ila/an
W*e«uorkera Will i-«.... I|.....* I.l New
4 ..il.-*. ,l...i Vie* liiuu.ln
Rev. W. D. P. Itliss, the prime
mover in the organization of New
York's nonpartisan civic federation,
composed principally of working
men, says:
We expect to be able to organize
the efforts of labor so  that   it  shall
I be its own and society's savior.
Polic* reform cannot relorm New
I York City; Tammany cannot relorm
I New York;  a  bankers'   movement
cannot relorm the city.     The citi-
I zens must reform   themselves,   and
four-fifths ut   the citizens   are   lhe
working people.
Tht powe. ui' Tammany is that
1 Tammany believes i.i the people
Tammany believes in the prople mor
than the banker* do. Tammany
misleads the people, but rich reformers are not dear enough to the
people even to mislead them.
Therefore, If the people are to be
roused—and that is lhe only way
in which vice can be really reached
—lhe movement must springe, not
from a chamber of commerse, bul
from the home* and tbe breasts of
lhe working class.
Uul we do not expect labor to
act alone. Labor cannot. Working people work loo long hours and
are compelled too much to concentrate all their energies on getting
breud and butter tu be able wholly
to organise institutions. 'I here-
fore we make this movement—not
,1 labor movement alone, but a
movement of the laborer and the
man of progressive thought.
And wc do not propose lu antag
iinize bul rather co-operate wilh
other movements. The banker is
a citizen and a man as truly as the
laborer, lie has his place though
a dangerous one.
We have no criticism to make on
Ihe committee of fifteen. We would
help ihem. But a committee composed ol bankers, lawyers, railway
magnates, charily and philanthropic
agenls, clergymen and ethical leaders cannot conquer vice. It may
force Ihe police to drive the outwardly vicious from one district
10 another; it mav oust corrupt
politicians for a time, but that is all
it can do, and that is not enough.
We want|more than surface rc-
-pc. .ability: we need to reform the
home; the bad home is ihe cause
uf the bad women, and the cause
of the bad homes are high rent
and expensive transit. Wc need an
.•iiii-te.iriiiciii movement if we are
really going to have an anti-vice
crusade. 11 is Ihis lhal the working
people know, lor they have learned
it by bitter experience. Therefore
they will'tii't respond lo anything
1h.1l means less than this. It is
Irue it cannot be done in a day.
But we must begin, howevet slowly,
in this direction:
Our movement wants to fight
for lhe concentration of taxes on
land and to take them off good
dwellings (or the poor, and also upon lhe teduction of transit fares.
We want more baths, schools,
playgrounds, Men need a home
for the body, a chance for the mind,
and then only can wc conquer vice.
Wc believe that lhe best way lo
conquer evil is to bring in good.
Therefore, we are mainly working
for positive results in lhe name ot
the people and by the people, tncsl
of wli.nn are workingmen.
The Collins,
furnishes lhe llcs( Brands of
Wines, Liquors and Cigara
Nelly li.rnl.hcl rout**.* in ronaectkit. h...r.l
wlm   hot air.
Patterson &. Co. Props. Waah. St
THE   HUB
DINING ROOMS
Formerly Turf Kxchange.
COLl'MIHA, AVI..
Best Meal in Town 35 Cents
Mrs. La More,     Proprietor
1. 1.....1 I. -. to i- form a I ul.m
School teachers ol Urilish Columbia, in an institute meeting al Westminster on thr nth inst.. formed
themselves into a uninn under the
regular trades and labor rules. A
number of resolutions tverc passed
condemning impositions by the department of education on   teachers.
Record,
The Silverton Miners' 1'nioii
expect to be incorporated under a
provincial charier within a few days,
having been working with Ihat end
in view for several weeks. Tbey
have been working formerly under
the charter ol the Sandon Miners'
Union.—Ex.
Lo Km Stork aiid lhe Loudon' market
In view of the developments of
the London stock exchange a few
days ago, an article in the British
Columbia Review possesses timely
interest. There, unfortunately,
said ihe Review, seems every probability that Ihe Le Roi will become
a barometer for share manipulators
and obtain the unenviable notoriety
of Lake Views unless the share
holders take a very decided Stand.
It is neither in the interests ol the
shareholders themselves nor the
general public interested in Canadian mines that this great properly should become thc s[*brt of market riggers. The Le Roi is regarded hy the average investor as
thc representative mine of British
Columbia.
When such details as ore values,
capitalization and ore in sight, etc ,
are considered, there are many better mining investments in the
province today, but as far as
the 'general public isconcern-
ed, the reputation of British Columbia hangs on this property,
lis shares were up to $45 and
forced down to $30 within a shorl
period, merely to serve the purposes of certain market speculators.
During this period of fluctuation
the output of the mine is normal
and regular, but a buyer at, say
$40, being compelled lo realize .1
lew weeks after his purchase, finds
he lias lost a large slice of his
capital, not for want of judg ment
or an unforeseen accident, but
merely because the manipulators
wanl some more money from the
public.
Tb* Review unhesitatingly stales
that such fluctuations would not
have taken place tvere thc London
management in different hands.
There are bodies ol directors who
regard mining as a legimate industry. Such a board would at once
dispose of any "bull" or "bear"
rumors by an official communication to thc press, if necessary, but
thc due publication ol all information immediately on receipt would
leave little scope lor market "rigging."
I-.. ..tn I' .11 ihr 1..   II.,.
l'he position of Ihc Le Roi today
is this: The company was registered in June, i8.jX,and the prospectus
was issued in December. During
the Iwo years which have elapsed
shareholders have received 5 per
cent on iheir money, and have seen
violent fluctuations, which has
caused ton many of them considerable   loss,   and   this   without   the
shadow' of reason. The mine has
for many months been earning
$100,000 profit. But the smelter
at Norlhport had a binding contract for a term of years wilh the
mine at a rate of 250 per cent
higher than present cost, nnd one
quarter ol the profit belonged lo another party.
The contract was not disclosed
in the prospectus, and has never
been mentioned by the company
Recently the Brilisn Columbia gov
ernmeni look action against thc
company for returning lalse and
misleading returns in endeavoring
to evade thc government tax rate ol
.•percent.   The shareholders, says
the Review, do nol wish their business conducted on such lines.
They have taken quite sufficient
risk in entering upon a legimate
mining    enterprise   wiihout    falling
foul oi a government which,  wiih
the Stroke ol lhe pen, CM cul them
off Irom their smelter (in au alien
territory) Hy^a promotive expotl
tariff. There may be mote ground
for uneasiness from which the
shareholders arc kept in blissful
ignorance, as Mr. Mackintosh re-
Cently lcfi London on short notice on
legal business   connected   with   the
company's title deeds.
At the forthcoming meeting the
ihareholdera should insist on direct
statements from the board touching
theae   matters,    and,    in    addition,
hey should choose one  d Iheir own
nominees to represent ihem  in the
vacancy  caused by the death   ol
Lord Loch.     If they choose a   suit-
table person quite uncoiine. led with
the controling group there is    some
chance that this policy   of mystery
and manipulation will   end   as   fa
as the Le Roi is concerned. J
—
THE  FIRE FIEND
Visits   Montreal   With Devastating Results.
LOSS ABOUT $3,000,000
Board of Trade Building, One of the
Fluent   in  the City,
Destroyed,
A fire which started in the wholesale district of Montreal, at five
minutes past 8 o'clock Wednesday
night destroyed property valued at
betiveen $2,500,000 and $3,000,000.
Included in the property burned is
the splendid Board of 1 rade building which cost half a million dollars, with over ir.o tenants, half a
dozen large firms and two icore of
smaller concerns. The weather
was cold, but not partiruh'rly so,
and thc fireman were not greatly
hampered in this respect. Outside
of thc Board of Trade building there
was not a modern structure in
those burned.
The narrow streets, antiquated
buildings and the h-.'lammahle nature of stocks they contained, made
a combination before which the
firemen were powerless. The fire
practically burned until it came to
an open space, which gave the
firemen a fresh opportunity.
Immense crowds of people jammed the narrow streets, greatly
impeding the tvork of the firemen. The police could nol conlol
lhe crowds. Women fainted and
clothes were torn as those in the
front ranks, scenting danger from
falling walls, made a rush for safety-
The following arc estimates of
the principal losses: Board ol
Trade building, $ikki,ooo, insurance
$400,000; tenants' loss $100,000.
M. Sitxe it Co., wholesale clothier,
$75,000. II, A Nelson 8: Sons
Co., wholesale fancy goods, $1 50,-
000, Beardmore \ Co., tanners
$100,0011. Silverman, Boulter St
Co., hats, caps, etc., $125,000.
Coristine & Co., lurs. $300,000. C.
Scybold Sons & Co., $Ho,ooo.
Redmond, (ireenlecs & Co., hals
and furs, $50,000. H. Levy, woollens, $.10,000. C. A. Ihu111ll1.il *!k
C.e, commission merchants, $25,-
000, B. Levin & Co., wholesale
furs, $50,000. (iilmour Bros. &
Co., commission merchants, $50,-
000. I.aporte, Martin & Co, $50,-
000. J. Cohen -!<>. Co., wholesale
clothiers, $40,000.
To ll,..,mr Dan It.|.n.t... Wnrk
It is teporled Ihat Ihe local management ol the Duncan mines expects orders from the directors in
the old COUOtry to resume development work on Ihe Poorman mine,
one ol the oldesl gold producers in
Nelson district. No devolopment
work has been done since last August, and the sloping ground will be
worked oul in four or live months.
Fifty men have been employed al
sloping between . and   2   tunnels,
and the) send 40 Ions of good ore
►O the mill daily. Some of these
men have been laid oil, but were
told thai ihey would very likely be
pui on again by February ISt, when
it WU expeiled devolopment ivork
would be commenced.
Two  prominent   cltisena of the
Initcd Slates have recently passed
away. Phil Armour, one of the
earlier masters ol combinations and
millionaires, has received more
credit than he has had any right
to, and Ignatius Donnelly bas been
steadily maligned and ridiculed
because he believed in democracy
and consistently worked for ii even
when it did nol pa) Ignatiua—*ud
so they culled him B  I00I-- Voice.
Mr. lieu. Ilerrrn, left lor Nelson
Tuesday, to arrange for the completion of a deal for the sale of his
claims, the "Hazel May group,"
in thc AJniWOrth district, with some
eastern parties. THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD
USE THE CITIZEN
Appoint Him on Board of Visitors to State Institutions.
WIPE OUT SALARIED MEN
Blahep Barker Thinks the Averaije
Taxpayer n  (iuod   Judge   of
Needs of li.iililiuu-
Xfe. Do let us call to our assistance
lhe wisest men in the commonwealth and ask them to report to
lus their views as to our public institutions. Let us have lresh air.
Why not?"
Rt, Rev. William M. Barker,
bishop of Olympla, is urging upon
the governor and the legislature a
plan of having boards ol visitors
appointed inr ihe state institutions.
•| have been convinced ol the
necessity for something like this
for a long time,'' said Bishop
Barker today. "The reasons lor the
plan proposed are somewhat as follows:
"At present the only information
we have of the affairs of any stale
institution is from the financial re-
po.ls ol tbe board of control or reports ol the various superintendents, 0( course these reports are
Optimistic; Ihey naturally tell all the
good things and ignore lhe 'shadows.'
"It would be most hopeful to
have an opinion as to any institution from an outside source, and
further, from men who have no
voice in iis management, and no
right of appointment to any ollice,
and no authority over ihe disbursement of a cent of money.
"The general government secures valuable information about
the military academy at XX'est
Point, and the naval academy at
Annapolis, by authorizing the president to appoint a board of visitors
for each institution. The most distinguished men in Ihe country are
glad to serve on these boards,
which spend a full week investigating and inspecting each institution.
"The members of the board receive no pay, but of course their
tni cling   expenses arepaid.
"A report is prepared by the
board and sent to the secretary of
war or the secretary of the navy,
and the recommendations of lhe
board find iheir way in lhe report
ofthe secretary to the president,
and appear in print in a government
document sent to every senator and
representative in congress. The
recommendations of these boards
form the basis of congressional appropriation.
"The government places the
greatest values on these reports,
and wisely so, for they are Ihe
Carefully considered advice of dis ,
linguished men as lo the method o
conducting these great schools.
These boards of visitors only give
advice. They do not control an
appninliiicit nor the expenditure ol
money.
"Why should not the slate of
Washington use the same method
in dealing with our six Institutions?
How could tve work this plan
here*' Pass a bill authorising the
governor in appoint a committee iii
five cili/ens to   serve   as   a   board
of visitors for ona Institution.   Ap-
point a similar committee  for  each
Institution.
"Provide for a report to lhe gov-
ernor every two years tn be sent to
him two or three months belore the
session ol ihe legislature,
"Pay DO salaries, but provide
for actual traveling expenses I this
would amount to about $1000 a
year).
"Our best citizens wntld be
glad to serve the commonwealth
in this way. If the best men were
chosen these reports would form
the basis of appropriation by Ihe
legislature. If thc superintendent
ol in institution or the board of
control could nol convince such a
board of the wisdom of certain
changes, then it is fair to infer thai
the members of Ihe legislature
could nol be persuaded to make the
appropriation daslred.
"This plan would bring our institutions in  touch   wilh   our   best
CHINESE   WHO   ARE   GITIXENI
Because Tin*} Have Had Proper H.-.I-
lltlll t' III   lll.IVi.ll
Attorney General Griggs, of
Washington,In an opinion rendered
upon the request ofthe secretary ol
the treasury, holds, first, that a
person born in the Hawaiian island iii 1895 of Chinese parents,
who are laborers, and taken lo
China wilh his mother in 1890, Js
entitled to re-enter the territory of
Hawaii, where his father still resides; second, that the wife and
children of a Chinese person who
tvas naturalized in 18117, in Hawaii,
and still resides there are entitled
lo enter that territory "by virtue of
the citizenship" of the husband and
father. This opinion is based upon
the assumption that lhe Chinese
persons in question, born and naturalized respectively in the Hawaiian islands, were in lact, citizens
of Hawaii under the laws and regit -
ations on August 12, 1898, and
bad not abandoned or lost their
rights as such.
IN    Ml NHON     U..Mil    114 KM   I
lliattlii lit .     Ili'iit-alli      Mil...II.    Silt l.t*i>,
sn,*. uni. Paper.
Discounts were easy and difficult
to maintain in London, the
view of the plcntitude of money and
foreign competition for bills.
On the slock exchange very little
buying business was transacted, as
operators waited Hrst for the sound
of lhe hammer, but there were no
failures. Prices improved; especially for XVesl Africans. The .eports
regarding lite health 01 the queen,
though more reassuring than hereto for had an adverse effect.
Home governments weir, weak and
home rails depressed.
Americans began dull bul subsequently rallied. Southern Pacific
and Union Pacific were the features. Liter news of tbe queen's
condition caused irregularity in
prices and depression, extended to
-irecl dealing.
A Necessity
Salt Lake Tribune: Skating is
as necessary to boys and girls in
cold weather as buckwheat cakes
and sausage.
Cigars and Cigars.
When you ask (or a cigar why don'l
ynu insist upon a good one? Nine caces
out of ten ymi will be offered a cheap
■cab made cigar unless you name tlie
kii-.l wanted. They sll cost you the
same money, good are bad. Now wh
not ,;el it good one. Ask for the best
Crown Grant nr \V. II. Ymi will then lie
encouraging a home industry, too,
Think nf this the next you ask for "a
cigar."
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Itinua    tillttlLI.    II..tint.1   III   'I
in.*... or IIU staler.
A special  from   Vernon,   I!
says:
Leo English, jo years old, shot
Thomas Carson, his brother in law,
three times through the body, killing him instantly and incidet.lly
wounding William Carson, who
ivas in Thomas's company, on Saturday last. The affair took place
on the street and was the outcome
of ill treatment nl Mrs. Carson, English's sister.by her husband. Young
English bought a revolver several
days ago, stating that he feared
Carson would kill him. It is said
that Carson struck English with a
club before the shooting began.
The deceased had a club firmly
clasped in his hand when picked
up and with this weapon he is
supposed to have indicted the
wound on English's head.
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street, prices improved
receipt of the Neiv X'ork quotations.
The silver market was depressed,
lurther realizing on slate bills and
the absence ol demand from China,
usually urgent at this season affecting the market. The chances of
inquiry for three months to come
are remote. The stock exchange
has surmounted Ihe settlement,
which was anticipated with much
apprehension, but the trouble may
not yet be past. According to the
Investor's Review an abyss of insolvency lies beneath the smooth;
surface, porlentious of many affile-1
lions Bproaching. The London &
Globe, Ltd., the paper adds, is not
the onlv rolton spot. The miscellaneous market contains numbers of
excessively capitalised concerns,
whose securities arc quoted far
above their intrinsic value. The
continent continues to sell Kalfirs,
the lired out holders, despairing of
the future, selling steadily. Prices
would be much lotver but for Ihe
necessity of finance houses and
market leaders to buy and avert a
crisis. The efforts of Ihe Bank of
England during lhe week to clear off
the surplus money, were neutralized
by the rcllux of currency from lhe
provinces. Thi government continued paying out its borrowings
from lhe bank, bringing the treasury's entire floating debt, including
Ire-sury bills up lo ^33.533iOOO.
While thc disbursements continue il
is impossible fnr lhe bank tn control
the rate. A Paris demand would
ordinarily induce Luge shipments of
gold thitherward.    Paris, however,
Cllinst:       I-ii 111s.
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The West Le Roi avenue Grocer, keeps
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Fancy and Staple Groceries and Provisions at
lowest prices. Goods delivered to any part of the city.
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The expectation   in   Washington | s gM .,luUed a|lJ ,nkes „le   metl||
is thai the British government wt
return Ihe amended Hay-Paunce-
fote treaty with amendments of ils
own, and it is not expected that
these British aneiditliuts ivill be acceptable to the Uni ted States senate.
Whether or not this expectation is
based on advices from Mr. 1'Intuit*
or communications from Lord
Paunccfote il is not possible to determine.
In either case the communications
musl necessarily have been Informal
in advance of the action of the
British government Itself 00 the
treaty. The officials here say
frankly that they have no knowledge
ol the character ol these pi tillable
llritish amendments, so it is likely
thai Ihe opinion that Ihey will
be unacceptable to the senate is
based on nothing more than a general understanding as to the feeling
in ibe senate inward the whole
canal project on the one side and
00 the other of  'he   broad   purpose
of the British government 10 avoid
a complete abandonment of Ihe   inters
asserted over isthmian transit
only in driblets as il comes inlo
open market.
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..N  l|l    ll  II  ll   1  I IONS   Ola*   I.U  I.MS
 u I. *.....,   I.)    .'hilii'i-lii.    lum
mlMilou.
The section of municipal code
relating lo the qualifications of
i electors was much discussed before
the Philippine commission at Man-
. ilu. The bill requires voters lo own
real estate In ll.c value of 500 pesos
or pay taxes to lhe amount of 30
pesos or upwards and be males ol
upwards ol 13 years of age, who
speak, read and write Knglish or
Spanish. AH arc required to swear
allegiance lo Ihe United   Stales.
Judge Tafi, president of the com-
mission, promised In amend Ihc bill
so as to include men paying 20
pesos taxes.
Buencamlno and other tederal
party leaders object  In  the  leature
Kelt, wna
Cigars
The Leading North   Hnd Grocers and Provision Merchants, extend a cordial   welcome
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A titer Thai Hark..
Adjutanl-'jcneral Corbin of
Washington, D. C, has received
word from the commanding officer
at Dapldan, Mindanao, Philippines,
lhal be has in his possession a male
black deer of a species native to
that island, whose peculiarity it is
lo bark and bay like a hound. Authority is requested for the transportation of thc strange animal to
the f.iitcd Stales w*th a view of il
being placed in the Zoo'ogical park,
Washington, The necccssary authority will be given.
empowering thc provincial   govern'
'■■'■*'*■ ""■" "        ,"".""",    ",'ment lo determine    thc  legalilv  of
sts it has heretofore claimed and ,     . ...    ,      ,   Z
ihe elections or the local ollicers.
The effect of the section covering
the taxation of church properly will
be lo largely put the assessment in
country distticlson persons to whom
the friars have nominally transferred the large tracts of land which
they formerly claimed to own. The
friars left all the country district
during the disturbed periods.
Large holdings of land and business
property in Manila are owned
directly by thc church, and as a
similar provision for thc taxation of
church properties will be included
in a separate hill for thc evil gov-
eminent of Manila, that quastion
will then  be more directly at issue.
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thc price is 15c or two for
25c—and you will realize
the height of cigar enjoyment, It has the flavor
and aroma of thc genuine
imported article, and the
quality never varies. Be
sure you get the La Centava. Full line of Union-
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always on hand for wholesale and retail.
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The official organ of Organized Labor
Is Now Due
and payable at the office in
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MARTIN IRONS
Tribute Paid to   His  Memory
By Eugene V. Debs
HOUNDED TO HIS DEATH
Because He Fought the  Battles of
Labor--DeHorted By Those
He Served.
It w-asin th.> \cta 188.1 that Martin Irons, as the chaitman of the
executive board of the Knights ol
Labor of the Could Southeastern
Railway system, defied capitalist
tyranny, and from that hour he
was doomed. All the capitalism
combined to crush him, and when
at last he succumbed to overwhelming odds he was hounded from
place lo place until he was ragged
and footsore and the pange of hunger gnttved al his vitals.
For 14 long years he fought
single handed the battle of persecution, ll-- tramped far, and
among strangers, under an assumed name, sought to earn
enough to get bread. But he
was tracked like a beast and
driven from shelter. For this
"poor tvanderer of a stormy day"
there was no pity. He had stood
between his class and their up*
pressors; he was brave and woti'd
not flinch; he was honest and would
nol sell. Thia was his crime and
he must die.
Martin Irons came to this country Irom Scotland a child, llc was
friendless, penniless, alone. At an
early age he became a machinist.
For years he worked fat'.his trade.
He had a clear head and a warm
heart, lie saw and felt the injus-
ice suffered by his class. Thr ee
reductions in rapid succession fired
his blood. He resolved to resist.
He appealed to his fellow workers.
When the great strike came, Martin Irons was its central figure.
The men knew they could trust
him.    They were nol mistaken.
When at the darkest hour Jay-
Gould sent word to Martin Irons
thai he wished 10 see him, the answer came, ''I am in Kansas City."
Gould did not have gold enough to
buy lions. This was his greatest
crime. The press united in fiercest
denunciation.      Kvery  lie thai ma-
the working class. The kind of
service he rendered was too honest and respectable, too human to be
popular.
The blow he struck for his class
will preserve his memory. In the.
great struggle for emancipation he
nobly did his share, and the history
of labor cannot be written without
his name.
lie was an agitator and as such
shared the] common fate of all
Jesus Christ, Joan of Arc, Elijah
l.ovejoy, John Brown, Albert Parsons and many others set the same
example and paid the same penalty.
For the reason that he was a
despised agitator and shunned of
men too mean and sordid to conceive the lofty motive that inspired
him will be remembered with tenderness and love long after the last
of his persecutors shall have inul
dered in a forgotten grave.
It wai Iu Af ril, 1809, in Waco,
Tex., that I last fpressed this comrade's hand. He bore the traces of
poverty and broken health, but his
spirit was intrepid as when he
struck lhe shield of Hoxie 13 years
before, and when he spoke of
socialism he seemed transformed,
and all lhe smouldering fires within
him H.i.eil once more from his
-i.itikrn eyes. ,
I wus pained but not surprised
when I read that he had "died
penniless in an obscure Texas
town." It is his glory and society's
shame that he died that way.
His weary body has found rest,
and the grandchildren ol the men
and women he struggled, suffered
and died for will weave chaplels
where he sleeps.
His epitaph might read. "For
standing bravely in defense of thc
working class he was put to death
by slow torture."
Martin Irons was an honest,
courageous, manly mat.. The
wot Id numbers one less since he
has left it.
Brave Comrade, love and farewell!—iiff.KSK V. Dews.
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Will II.   1 ...r.l .1..* Sor.all.l Tl.k.1
Years ago, when I first read Tolstoi's idea of an "industrial form of
government," I have been imbued
with Ihe "idea" that Socialism was
the factor that would destroy human and intellectual slavery, and
establish humanity and intellectual
liberty on earth.
I was a democrat, and thought
that through that party, emancipation would  have to come.     Four
ligniiy could conceive was coined, therefoi., when with an
and circulated.       In the popular | ^^^  Mld(Je.,nMI|    the
mind Martin Irons was the blackest
hearted villain that ever . went un-
Pinkerton      bloodhounds
question was sprung on the  people,
I hailed wilh delight   the   dawn  of
hung.       r.,.«..»»      u1Uvu..Uu..ui. lhf rni||eniumi HnJ became an  ard.
'' lent and acinus supporter of Bryan.
I continued in Ihis delusion and was
Hm 'through it all tins honest, fear-
less, high /minded workingman
stood immovable.
about to repeat Ihe error, when my
sincerity of purpose, and honesty of
The courts and soldiers respond- j investigation, prevented that repe-
ed to the command of their mas-; ,jt*on aml ctugej me .0 vote niters, the ralroads,  the  strike  was firtt Socialist ticket last November-
crushed and the workingmen  were
beaten.
Martin Irons had served, suffered
for and honored his class. But he
had lost.    His class turned against
ll came about in this way.
A few weeks belore "election
day" while contemplating upon the
"social problem" I began investigating the  difference   between
are not born equal, that men with
money, although perhaps without
brains, are of more importance to
the continuation of the world's ex-
istence, than men without money;
that poor men had no "rights"
which rich men were bound to "respect;", that all just governments
"derived their power" from what
"they" were willing to give it; that
the "press" published only what
the rich permitted, that men conversed only on tcpics, and education
taught in channels which, the rich
permitted.
I discovered in" fact,' that'the
"constitution of the.l'nited States,"
is a traitor 1 to _ the_ Declaration
of Independence.
I discovered that the Socialist
party was the only party, that could
and would, reraise the fallen banner, our Declaration of independence, through the bloodless bullets
of the ballots, and therefore voted
that ticket, and will continue to
vote it until success erowns its
noble efforts.
Henry C. Stern.
him and  join   in Ihe execration   of iirchy and government, and had my
the   enenmy.    This    pained     him, eyes opened to   the   fact,   ot what
more than all else.      Bul   he  bore
even Ihis without   a   murmur,   and
if ever a despairing sign was wrung
from   him   it   wa*   when he
alone.
And thus it has been all along
the highway of the centuries, from
Jesus Christ to Martin Irons.
Let it not be said that Irons was
not crucified. For 14 years he was
nailed to the cross and no martyr
of humanity ever bore his crucifixion   with manlier fortitude.
Ile stood the taunts and jeers
and all the bitter mockery of fate
with patient heroism, and even
when the poor, dumb brutes whose
wounds and bruises he would  have
"government" really is.
I discovered that if "minder"   is
prohibited by   a natural   or divine
was J law, to an individual, lhal a combi-
nslion of  millions   of    individuals,
although constituting   themselves a
government,   assuming    authority,
-i.it ting unnatural and   unchristian
.ws  have no more right to murder
nd hire men to   murder,   through
wars and legal   execution, than bas
the individual to kill his fellowman,
for any real or imagined wrong.
I discovered for the first time,
the real import and meaning of Ihe
Declaration of Independence—I
realized "lhal all men are bom
equal;" thai all   governments   "de-
swathed with bis heart slrir.gs, {rive their power" Irom the consent
turned upon and rent him. pity -*■ *• governed; lhal each of u*
sealed his lips and silent suffering liad natural and inalienable right*,
wrought for hirr a martyr's crown. ' tbat among these were "life, iberly
Martin Irons was hated by al | and happiness;" that Ihe crowning
that were too ignorant   to base   to
umW-tand him.    llc died despised,
yet will he live beloved.
No president of the I'niled State*
gave   or tendered    him   a  public
elements of success of such a government, was in "free press, free
speech, and free education." I discovered that the "constitution ofthe
Kla.ii.ll...* Planar Yield
Dawson advices state that Major
Wood, commander of the Northwest mounted police of the Yukon,
has made his report of placer mining operations in the Klondike during the year ending November 1,
from which it appears that Ihe product of the gold-bearing_[creeks of
the district was $11,752,560.
The total nunibor of men employed in tht "mines of _the creeks a
month or six weeks'ago, when the
data were collected, was 5341.
Claims worked in the district during the season number 1160.
Nearly two thirds ofthe total
output came from the creeks centering about Grand Forks, namely;
Bonanza, Kldorado, 1J11.ni/ and
Kureka. The exact amount from
these creeks was $7,174,761.
More than one half the men employed in the Klondike were on
these four creeks, the exact number
being 3242.
11..nmia.t < rrrk Flari-r*.
Bonanza was the banner ol the
entire country, yielding $4,648,830,
more than two thirds of the total
output of Ihe Klondike, and employing 2296 men, or one half of all
the men engaged in Ihc Klondike,
The number of claims worked on
the creeks 4vas 251.
Eldorado produced thc second
best amount, namely, $2,4V 907.
Only 867 men were employed on
Kldorado. This means Kldorado
had more than half the output of
Bonanza, wilh not many more than
two thirds of the number of men
working. The claims worked on
Kldorado numbered 102,
Giving Ihe Grand Forks district
the first place in all the Klondike,
the other districts designated by lhe
police, together with their outputs,
number of men employed and number of claims worked, for the fiscal
year, given in the order in which
thev rank,   were:
Dominion, $1,(114,11**,; men employed,871; number of claims worked, 130.
Hunker, $1,377,28(1; men employed, g3*6j number of claims worked, 390.
tiold Run, $.103,833; men employed, 2.12; number of claims
worked, 36,
Sulphur, 1681,697; men employed,—; numbero of claims worked,
88.
Qliartl creek, in lirand Forks
group, yielded $511,419, and employed 70 men. Kureka, also in
lhe Grand Forks group, yielded
$3,(103, and employed 11 men.
I*..unit ll Villi. ■ 1.1**... '..<!    Drill
It is reported that a rich strike
tvas made on the Highlander group,
in thc Alnaworth camp, on Friday
last, with Ihc aid of a diamond drill.
The owners of thc property arc
keeping the news quiet and very
few details can be learned.- Tribune.
Ml. Kiiiirni- Orr delea !•• «•- 1».«..'
Thc ore now being sacked   at the
St. Kugcne mine, near Movie, goes
United Stales" made this document, j to Hamburg,   Germany.      Already
office in testimony of his service   to an "anarchistic" one; that   all  men 1 500 tons have been  shipped   there. THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD
THE OPERA HOUSE
Mirny Changes Are Now  licing
Made.
COMFORT  AND   SAFETY
Interior    Covered     With    belling
Lumber ntid Several Kxlt.
Added.
round go   between   tivo  gentlemen
from Toronto, which  proved   interesting, although the men were   nol',
evenly matched as to  weight.
The     preliminaries
King announced that
had    been    chosen   to   referee   the
principal   event.      Mr.   Astley   immediately pulled   off  his   coat   and
prepared for business.     Brown  was
the first to enter the ring, he   being
followed some
by   McKinley
COIIUIIN      .'(II  Mil,
Changes now under way on the
interior ol the Kossland opera
house will, when completed, be
hailed with delight by patrons of
that amusemenl resort.
The front ol the . building
has been remodeled entire
ly, The main entrance will be
from ihe centre of the front as
heretofore, but there are stair-
leading on each side to Ihe "pit,"
or the ground lloor. At lhe foot of
these stairs is a fair sized hall, ofl
from which [arc two coat rooms,
one lor ladies and lhe other for
gentlemen. That for ladies will be
plastered and a stove will be furnished when the weather requires it.
Here alio will be a ticket ollice to
assist in the sale when there is a
itish. This portion of the building
was formerly used for the storing
of wood and rubbish. Another change
al Ihis point is the placing ol an
exit in thc shape of large double
doors which will lead to the street
above by means of stairs.
There will in future be a balcony.
This will face lhe stage and has
been taken from what was formerly
the hack end of the gallery. 'This
portion has been enlarged, so as lo
seat iu the neighborhood of 250
people. The side galleries will
remain a heretofore, except Ihat tht
buxes will be removed und en-
ti u ii*. direct from Ihe outside will
be provided. These may also be
reached by going through the main
entrance. The entire interior lias
been covered with ceiling lumber,
adding much lo the warmth and
beauty of lhe place.
The stage is also about lo receive ullc.ition and much new
scenery, will be added, for which
pm po»e a painter will arrive in a
lew daya.
The plat foam on the east side
is lo be ix ended lhe full length
ol Ihc building and large double
doors ..re to b.' placed so that an
entrance may lie had directly on Ihe
slafjt: from lhe outside. The step*
on the west side are lo be replaced
hy new and wider ones and this
side a* well as •he easl, will be
used as a mean* of exit.
Thc object of Ihc changes is to
take every precaution in case of
fire as well as lo arrange for th
lomi.Mt nf patrons. In future
ihere will be no less than scvei
exit* Irom the building, these being
all large and so placed that Ihe
different portions of ihe house will
be laken care ol separately. There
will be an exit Irom the stage, three
directly from lhe lower floor, one
Iron, each gallery and one from lhe
bill nny.
Manager I- ..tiling deserves iiiubh
praise lot bis i-llorls to furnish ihe
public wilh an amusemenl re-n.l
thai will meet their wants and there
is not much doubt bul Ihe increase
in patronage will be an evidence of
appreciation.
nit-. Meeilug... it.** NewCounoll ii.i.i
Wed ito.il.. y*
ended     Mr. j     The   first   meeting   of  the   new
Jack   Astley [council   was   held   in   the  council
chambers Wednesday evening.
A communication from W. H.
Jones urging the perparation of map
of   the  city  with certain significant
KILLED   AT   THU   RUTH
few   moments   alter
The     men   shook
and   the
data,   was   read und referred lo the
finance  committee.
A communication from the city
solicitor regarding ihe right ol way
for the water system over the
Mav was read and  referred  to
hands, the gong sounded,
fight was on.
lt    was   evident   fiom    the  first   f0r the water system over  the   Idn
round that the contest was to be on   May was read and  referred  to   the
its   merits,    both    men    acting   on   lire and light committee,
the   defensive.      Brown,   however, [     The report of the chief of the fire
soon assumed  his   lushing   tactics,   department took the same course,
which have won him several battles, |     Alderman Hamilton was by rcso-
but he was met   each   time   with   a j lution, granted permission to   intro-
vicious uppercut,  mostly   on   the duce a by-law anticipating the year,
face.    McKinley, having much   tht' |y revenue of the city,
longest  reach,   kept   his   opponent \    The    following    standing   com-
from him and acted entirely on   the mines   were appointed by Mayor
defensive, being satisfied, apparent-   Lalonde and oil motion approved by
ly, to permit Brown to do the
rushing if there was an; lo be done.
His lelt proved a boomerang. Each
time Brown atttempted   a   rush   he
the council:—
Finance—Aldermen Clute,   Hamilton an.l Roll.
Board      of     Works—McKenzie
TIIB1   havi*:  1.1 1.l.i
was met by that terrible   upper-cut,   Armstrong and McDonell.
and a clinch would follow.    Several!     Fire and Light—'Hamilton, Clute
times it   looked   as   though Brown   and McKenzie.
would     succumb,   but he   pltickily       Health — Rolt, McDonell and Arm-
held  on   and   appeared   as    si rung  strong.
in lhe .*oth round as he was in the. These committees met yesterday
10th. In the opinion of many the ' 10 elect Iheir chairmen aud outline
fight should bave been   awarded   to! woik for the year.
McKinley,   but    this   feeling    was	
most particularity noticeable among
the Trail people who tvere   present.
Both   men being on their feet in tht j „.„ „„,..„_, Tl„„„ .„ lh. ,_,„..
last   round,   however,   lhe   referee j 0| .„
announced Ihe atTair a   draw. _,      .  . .   .    .     ,
_, _   , , The rink management   is  having
I here are two fights on lor   next,.       , , .      ,,      ,.
,. .      ,  _ I its  share   ol   trouble   this   season,
month, One between i'.d.    Lull   and  .,„ . .
... ,   , 1 his   week  cayenne  pepper    was
a Toronto man, and the   other  be-1 ,    , ,    ..      .
... put un the hot stoves   .11 the  dres-
Iween Andy King and   Armstrong. ,   . .  .    _.
' I sing rooms, much to (he annoyance
 I of those present.    Thc   parties  dolt* Bonndar,   nine* -»K     ",is    «*•»    »°°"    foan*      °Ut'
, .      . _ ,     I Thev were expelled   from   the  rink
Last   week   the   new   Snow-shoe       .'.       .   .
and that their punishment was   not
compressor was started up. , *_ ,
_     , , .    -      . .    more severe is lorlunate  for   them.
One furnace ol Ihe liranby smelter was closed down one day last
w«ek to admit of repairs being
made.
The Review, on Myres creek, is
to ship to the Standard smelter, at
Boundary Falls, as soon as the latter is ready to receive ore.
Last Thursday the crusher at the
Greenwood smelter began work,anil
by February ist the entire works
are expected to he in operation.
This week a matte converter was
ordered.
i.il... Kenuedy Pell Imn •  Mope and
Broke Ilia Neck.
A fatal accident  occured  at   the
Ruth mine near Sandon, last  week, I
John Kennedy, a car man   working 1J
in the No. 2 tunnel, fell In   a  stope ,
and    went   down 80  feet    through
a chute to the No. 3 tunnel.
Kennedy had been employed at
the Ruth for about tivo months. He
had been running a car in the No. |
2 for two weeks and was well ac- |
quainled with the ground, Thel
slope into which he fell was some 1
distance Irom the track and it is
presumed he was going to get
some tobacco from some fellow-
workmen employed a little distance
away, but unfortunately went without a candle and in the dark stum*
bled into the chute with fatal results.
When he was laken out of the
chute of the No. 3 tunnel life was
almost extinct and a brief examination proved that his neck had been
broeen by tbe fall,
Kennedy was from Pipestone,
Manitoba, and had only been in the
camp about three months. Ile
has no relatives iu the Slocan.
His friends in Manitoba have been
telegraphed particulars.
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MUSIC HALL	
A. KI.OCK.4UNN,
Proprietor.
A. M. ZINN.
Amusement Manager
PROF   I1KKYF0UH,
Musical Director
WiEK tEflllUNIIHe MONDAY. JANUARY 28, 11)00.
High Class Vaudeville and the .lolly Japanese Operetta in two acts,
The Merry Jappy Maidens
Libretto and Music by A. M. /inn.
NEW COSTUMES.      NEW SCENIC EFFECTS.
1 u.u 1    A 1.11 ii».
Tb* Pa.Kir  Thralr*  Tb*     al  a
Mann «. r«|, 1 I*. 1  s.*....
The  Pacific Ihealrc building   was
Comfortably filled Monday night   to
witncsi the twenty round glove can-
lesi between George Washington
Brown of Rossland and William
Jennings McKinley of  Trail.
Andy  King acted   as   master   of
ceremonies and   started   Ihe  enter-
First appearance this season of the Singing Comedian and
Champion Iluck Dancer,
EDDIE   ERB
I
ADMISSION ONLY IB  AND 25   CENTS. |
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WOOD/       WOOD/
WE I IKIP I C has now charge of the wood business
a Is Llll ULL of Ihe RED STAR and can be found
at the office of the company at all hours during the day. Well
seasoned wood of all kinds  delivered  to  any, part  of  the  city.
WOOD/        WOOD/
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Collins died Wednesday
morning and was interred Thurs-
day afternoon. Services were held
at the family residience on Spokane
street.
We wish to call attention to the
new advertisements which appear
each wee k in lhe Woai.n.
The international is putting on a*
show that is par excellence.
*s.   ■••*_ *s.   **.   s.
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Finest GhoGolates
Put up in boxes from 25c up. When yon visit
your best girl you should take a box of our fine
candy along	
But this does not cover all the
trouble. Petty thievery has caused
no little annoyance. Many have
losl rubbers and some shoes, while
other 111 tides ol wearing apparel
have dissapeared without the slight-
est warning. It is not at all pleasant to be compelled to 4valk home j
in your bare feet, especially in the
winter, but ihere are some who
think but little of others' comfort.
The management of the rink is doing all il can to stop this and il
; will go hard with the guilty parlies
if caught.
WILL   III     ll.ll.i   TllK    4'IHII.  4
Sail    l.ip     ... I. Il.la-I     NOW     Hit '.-   I'OU-
• tr... .r.l al llu*.on.
The Law sou yacht advisory committee has decided to name the new
boat defender America, in com-
mcmoiation of lhe memory of the
old America which ivon the cup originally. The proposition will be
presented to Mr. Lawson lor approval. Inasmuch as Mr. Lawson
;s believed lo favor the name Ihe
Boston defender is as good as
named. The committee has taken
a definite step in the direction of
cultivating cordial telatioiis with
thc New York Yacht club by passing a resolution extending the
warmest greeting ol Ihc committee
of the New York club.
Fresh Meats,
Fresh Fish.
Fresh Game,
Fresh Poultry,
in  fact   everything
ofthe Best at	
ROBERT  BARR'S
Washington St.
Gut Flowers
We'make all kinds of boquets, designs,  etc.,  to
order. Cut Flowers always on hand. Give us a call
MICDOS1104C0.   THE BON TON.
a_^_y_^^_^_yMMyM_^A_^_M_A_MM_tiii
The International Correspondence Schools
Offers roar choice of 76 Different Courses ef Study.
250,000 Students and Graduates.     Teaching under 71 dilTcrent flags.
Local Office:   LALONDE '.BLOCK,
CALL AND SaB MB. C.  M   EWHHAUCH.   MANAGPrt
-fMAMNUMW -f8»aiWSr2HHMNNKmaBAi<MFi
May   be   caused
hy too much
Xmas joy or other things,
but a box of
I HCHQH? t
... Hread... *
Troubles!
T R. Morrow's Drug Store
.•>'.*v.v*.v.'. v.•■«^•^»•.v.-•^•v•w■rt^4VlAvvv«lvwvww nwi* -wwwhhim
Russell's Headache Wafers
will set matters right. The mosl
troublesome headache gives
wav to ils soothing influence.
Hspeciaoy good for powder
smoke headache. Sold only al
3**'
rX7>W*^**^*^tax^maT>*.
\\\^ Niy ~i_> ^iv ^iv Ts*—
McGonigle & Co..
DlAiIKS   IN-
Choice Groceries and \
Provisions.•
Fresh Fruits" and Vegetables.
Hpokane Street, —;— .Opposiie^lnlernational
•^€€#€<S€»##€####€€<
S-ftRrXA
a New nnu Ma-Mae.
An inventivr g'nius at Colfax,
Washington, has invented a machine drill thai is said lo do as
much work as eight men. Thc
machine is operated by one man,
who simply I urns a crank, which
revolves a wheel (o which is attached four 4-pound hammers, which
strike the drill with terrific force,
each blow being harder lhan Ibal
struck by a man. By turning the
ciank at a moderate rale, 216
blows are struck by the hammers
in one minute. This is said to be
• he work of eight able bodied men.
A number of mining men who have
seen the machine work   say   it   will
FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Yi.a Will lint al
0. M. FOX & CO., n m
A  -1.1. 11.II.I   44... rl mrnl ol lli...   no. I.  i.
Sull.Mr lm Ornamental and l.al.il lloli.il, Pif.fnl. .. Moll Kn.--ai.la Ir, a. i.a
-tin. I, 1... a.a ...t.lialh invilfil to iii.i.-ut. Dor. I till to «*« nrl mI-KOo* Molt a»k.r-i
rtmt I'lircliaaci.   l Mi. 1'i.ce. A.. Uight.
O. M. FOX A CO.,
LEADINO UROCKRH. . act     Colamtit* •».. MM Qaao* •!.
tf&tt>&&>&&tt~^f!^V»&* «*a.*«-*-*«*W*^!S**-«^
a^SSfe-fe-X STARTING RIGHT
lerlainment    by   introducing     Kd.
Slanlry ol Chicago and Peter lack-, rei olittionize mining and will great-
son   lor   a  three-round   go.       This  |y \es..„ thc present cost ol drilling
was a very clever exhibition, San-
try showing himself an adept at
ducking, gelling away from his op-
M1 el's swings and upper-cuts in
tine style.    Next   came   the  three
thereby making many low grade
properties profitable mines. The
machine is made entirely of iron
and weighs but 125 p-unils. Pay-
sireak.
I.HIITI1I. '
A welcome to the new year
wilh ils hopes and promise*.
You can well greet Ihe luture with pleasure, because
il offer* opportunities for
heller good* lhan you have
had before. Our study has
been for belter clothing for
men of taste as well as mm
who needto economize. Our
s<oi k offers a solution lo
problem ol first class garments at reasonable priues.
Ml J,  0   HEARN   tlnia'.r.
At the beginning nl the year.and
for Ihe beginning of lhe century,
remember il is belter 10 I*gin
right. A step in Ihe right direction is QOOD CLOTHES.
THAT FIT AND WEAR.
I Iur tailoring .1 the sort that induces rn.nliirt and .lurabil.lv.
Nol espensivf. even though superior. We have the n<we*t
and latest goods on the  market.
Taylor 4 McQuarrie
18 Col. Ave.
THE WORLD
THE PEOPLES PAPER

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