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The Paystreak Jul 17, 1897

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SANDON AND CODY, July 17,1897.
What West  Kootenay*s   Fiscal
Returns Snow.
In These   Returaa Ttteu  Are All
Credited to Nelson or
tteorge Johiwtone, tteeoUeetorof
iln- port of Xelaon, has compiled returns of tlie ItUHituiw* done at that
I��ni. which tdiow in bulk the rapid
.l.vflopment of aonthcrn Kootenav,
and in thia re��pt*ct it atimulnt.-*. public pride and acta aa an incentive to
n��-w endeavor, lint Mr. John��tone
lias in his Hjjure**. been t*���� -ttlovr-
Ave i*. nn r.-lv local latcwata. His
returns have Iteeii published t!tr..it^ii
���ut the iMiittneni and Kiiglantl, and
ut them is no mention of tlut Blocan,
iiie *rn*at***��t allver producing: district
���J the w*trlil. All o��r *hipni<-ut** are
i-redited to Nt*l****��ii ih* Kaalo, and Sloan |n*oph* have, therefora, a healthy
kick eomituj-; on that *sc*a��f*t.
He dm* haw the irraec- tn say that
in- itjnirra do ma cover Um* entire
mineral exmntr* of the <U-.tr.ctH, a*.
much of tlie tin* went vht Kcvel-
-t.tke and Is crediutl to the port of
New Wt-atutinater. "Hm-tic U h
attain. \V.��*tmiii*t*vr. tiiat haa wot a
mine vt ith iii miles of her, wW take
< iiilit for all oiir shipment'-, and the
-i.-can will again have no mention.
What wi*? desire t��> have Aio\\ it.
ami Thr Pay*.t��Iv.k will show it
later, Ut that we have a bitfjrer nay.
roll and a mneh larjfer income from
the miner* of tin* Shiran than b ob-
iaini*tl from Uie much-lioomed Trail
' nrk district, which, for some in*
-vrutahle reason, mxttU to he the |n*t
���t the MritiidtColitmbiagitveinment.
The Mirurrs for silver ami lead if!veil
���"low may Is* credit**! to this district almost entirely, and in addition
the tlscal returns for these two met-
���d- made by tlie collector at the port
of \Vt*tmin*tcr. Willi theute, whenever they art* pubh-.netI. the Slocan
���* ill tindonhtedly he placed at the
tnad of tin-inlnln*? districts of Brit-
Mi Columbia.
rrom SHiKii.ii alone then' was
flipped over the ('. I*. K during the
i iirrint vt��ar ending .lure flQ, over
i,*4.'. t'lim of ore, and this would
������ verage over $100 a ton. The |rrt m
value of the Keco ore will run |800
�� ton. lit fact the last aincltcr returns received icave the net result of
twenty tona at t4,��fc-0.58. The last
"inciter return** of the Slocan Star
tfave #4..*,K5.flO for aixtvtona. The
I'ayne, the Wonderful antl the Kuth
would probablv average higher than
the last named' ftgures.
Hut tlte figures given bv the Neb
**'it collector of the mineral exports
'or the tlscal vear are most encour
"King, Were all tlu* mineral ex-
JK-rt* of-southern Kootenay Included
therein the aggregate would greatly
���xceed the <r��,000,000   mark.    A
comparison of the several quarters
of the fiscal vear just closed with
the corresponding quarters of the
of the previous year, cannot be conveniently made, but a comparison of
the last quarters of the two years
will illustrate the development that
haa taken place.
For the last quarter of the fiscal
year ending June 30,1896, the value
of the mineral exports waa 1467,667;
for the correapondlng quarter of the
year just closed their value was
-?1..*K*��.IH4. It is not saying too
much for the district to say that
when these figures are compiled a
ci��r respond ing increase will lie
tdiown. Tbe following is a classified table of the mineral exports for
the year:
*4uarter ending Hcptcmbcr aa, lf*6���
��k*ld f BUOlb
silver. �������*���__ mii.t***     SSMM
Copper, I.IIMH7 |**Htn<1.       .7,778
lA*md, SMKSU pottnti*            *.7*B
Total value for quarter       f 7S0 Vfi
t^ tijtrtt r e nl I ng liecemher .'II,
MSIv*r, VO._Ul_ *..i*Mrt-�� 	
I "tft|.*-T. I. .'.|,9l��f   I' inula
I^M.t. i*l..***T��|-.ui��.!.       a��..��t|*r*ntkmof ar* In   Um trMrrn. or
spreading, a* they may tbtak dt.
Conform to the Late or Psy s Pine
ol $00.
Tlie following letter and copy uf act, received by tbi* paper bom the Are wardens fbr
tbU district, I. W. HwtUer. E. M. Hand I land*
���nd Thomas Brown, la self explanatory*.
Editor Paystreak:
Many persons are in the dark with regard
to the Are wardens powers and duties. Hy
publishing the enclosed "Act respecting the
prevention of Bm lu unlnoorprtrated towns
and villages," you wilt greatly oblige the Are
warden**, wbo Intend carrying out tbe law to
the letter. Also that favors will be shown to
An act respecting the prevention of fires tn
unincorporated towns and villages:
Hectlon 7. The Are wardens, or a majority
of them, shall have the following powers:
<a> To visit and inspect, at all ������easonable
hours, all buildings and erections in the town
or Its vicinity:
(b) To direct and regulate in tbe town or Ita
vicinity the position ol stoves. Are places or
furtiaces. chimney.*, stove pipe* and smoke
stacks, and the removal, change or alteration
of tne same or an.vof them.and further direct
that anything shall he done by way of pr-ecau-
tion to avert Are;
i.e. Genemtly to take such step* fur the pre-
to check its
T*rt ti tjttit. tor 'iturter
'.���'tun. r endlnx  Mftr**li II, W*7-
0M*M    ��
mlvrr. bJm*t9Hm%mm�� *��,       ��� ��� ..
tTupprr, iuvi.r** iBHiii.t* ..
Lead. :.��**��MI |-*HLjn<��*i
TttUl value ft��r quart-r	
t|uart<rending Ann* A), imr-
t��*Kt i. ���.Tii.-JUI t.tnieet.	
i.tmirr. I^M; pound*.
I***) MM.eS i*>und*��	
t mStijm
T��4al value lor quarter.
Hummar.v t,f e-tpaurt*���
.���old t**i|*��rtt-d during year. .
���-Hlverexitorletl rlnrtng year
i*��.pperi*xp.Mied during year
l**-d i*ipoii**.i tlttrtn* vear.
Hwctloiii.. If any pers->:i shall refu��c to obey
ih��>dirv%uousof tho tiro wirJen*. or a iiM|or
tty of them, he shall it * llahte t��a peaatty u.tt
exceevUng SAy dollar*, to he recovered in a
summary way before any t#i j i-rtte-.or the
r^" nmm, mtm\m Adaott m paymott ih**** ene to
UJmmAe��\kOe%**ttodhy dMtt-e-t. of t*i- ��o, I< ,,n i c!i ateU
of tbaoShnder. aud In default ttf sufSclent dl**
tremthe offeudor shall sulftr tmprlnoniii*>nt
not ex��*eedliig fourteen days., and tlie two
Jutttiee* making the conviction may direct the
execution of tlie dlro*3tio<i<<tf th* Are war.1
ens, or a majority of tlutm at the expense of
tbe offender, who shall be. liable to piy the
same to tbe per*on eff. vt ing the same.
.    4HU15
liran*! total f.��r year
The Dcncer.
The Denver, the new two and a
half i.turv hi��tel on Codv avenue,
half a block from the K. 4 8. depot,
opened for bustoeas this week. F.
S. Hennett and I'hil Carlatry, both
well known Colorado men, are the
proprietor*, ami managers with plan-
tv of pii-.li antl enterprise. The
building U built over the creek on a
bridge tru**. Twentv-two rooms
have been nicelv furnished, ami al-
readv the honat* i*. doing a hand-
���ome btttraeaa. The building pre-
aents a first claaa ap|K>aranee.
Mclnoor-Ttjpdall Coming to Sandon.
Anaatstaohtthg performan.-e <tf inin*l reading sift other p.vehie te.t*. in. lu.lin* .leuton*
��t rat ion-.'I liy|tnot.Um. will be given in 8au-
,l..n. t.t-lsv, hy the et.le��.ratt**l Alexander J.
M.-lnvor-Tvnlatl. ���.��.*! to �������' ������'���, *����>''���'���'��� ��-"*������>
,.t . x|��.��.ei.�� Of pmyrbta force Tht* *.ftar��Ouit
nt :;,...�� Tvt��.l-.U wUl glv��hUfamous *���*���������*
.trite *. ...wmittee of eitirsns srlU W*
��n ortitle -vsrat <o���+* <"**������������ rrf,���,Ah*>
_t���rtii.* -Mtut*, Tvudall. Itlliitlfotdeil. will loci.* the ttrtirle. .IrivitiK h tentn of ln��r.e. over
the attm.' mute. 	
Church Notices.
|-re.l.vteriaii. Rev. T. Mentie* ureaehe* to.
���,���rrt*w at 11 a. tn. ������> the Boheol hottto, ��ntl in
the evening ���� Three Fork��.
Meth...lUt Il*-v A. M. Saiitenl will prsaeh
t,M.��orr*.w mornlne a.��.l snoiot ��% Jf-^fJ
hall    The tvtiiii.lt wrvire
hi.tert-l Of ttSa,
will l-egln atttsS
Five ttr six men are dttlug development
work on the aurprl****.
The ijoowe itilue. on the North Fork of Car
penter.:�� closed down for the ��ea*on.
The Antottie Is running its Kleam pump to
empty Its sttaO, when deveto|iu)ent work wtll
i^ms A McDvtnell luve put a laege gung of
men at work makiuga .vagon roal to the
The Won lerful c.tmpuny i*. doing a**ses��-
meut work on the other claims of their group,
Uie Maud K,. Winnipeg Oiri, t;*>luinbu*.and
Tbe Ittvtl A U >��k' tvm is running a tunnel
through the mountain trom the Tenderfoot to
the ltee.1 and Jenny 1.1 nd. The tunnel is now
In 500 feet.
The Unity Silver l�� now working a few men.
and some parties have been lookiug over Its
neighbor, the Ked �����'���*.. during the week with
a view to making a deal for the ,.m*>ert.v.
C. U. Taylor of Ten Mile mm In town
Wednesday, havlug OWN over to tlu hi* assessment work on the Summit fraction, which
adjoins the Noble Five group and was* known
asthesaturna ttefort" Taylor res.tuK.ed it. lie
hasfttur men tit w>*r.. antl they have thrown
up some pretty galena.
The LuekyJim has surveyed ami cleared
tlie rlght-ot way for a tramway about a mile
long, from the mine to the Kaslo A Slocan
track, with the terminus about a mile from
Hear l-tke. The tram will tie built at once
and a number of nieu put to work 'to ship ore.
An ore bouse I* being uttlR on the track.
The bull wheel tor the Nohle Five tramway
arrive*! in Sandon yesterday and wtll be put
In position in two or three days. The wheel
was ordered by wire of the Colorado Iron
works of Penver, and was east and arrived In
two weeks, which speaks remarkably weU lor
that company.
A long string of heavily laden pack mules
was sent up to the Eagle claim on Monday,
and twelve men followed to build a huge
camp, preparatory to beginning devetopment
Mist* Mamie Egan is very sick with typhoid
The Sandon Landry does tbe finest shirt
work in the Slocan.
E. J. Robertsoa'a Co. wm build a two-story
warehouse in the fork between the two creeks
near the K. a ft. railroad.
Japanese, neat man, want* a position to do
cooking or butchering in hotel or restaiumnt.
Address P. 0. Box xio, Sandon.
Robt. Gunning is to be congratulated on th*
handsome appearance of the Hotel Sandon In
its new dress. The hotel has been renovated
and a fire-proof safe put in.
The Kootenay Steam Laundry of Kaslo has
established a branch oflee in Sandon, with J.
D. Tait in charge. They have put in all the
latest machinery, and warrant their work aa
the best.
The new brewery is completed and the fir-t
brew will l*e l*e��run on Monday. It will he five
or six weeks, however, tiefore Kessra. Dreyer
A Hofftneier put any of their beer on the market.
The fonunittee appointed to draft paper, for
incorporation did not report during the week,
owing to Che absence of A. D. Williams and
John M. Ha*-ats. The latter watt to return today.'
Tut alteration* at the Noble Five hotel,
Cody, are nearly eompleted. The house haa
been repaired aad papered throughout, and
Is now one of tlte neate-t estahlishmfnts in
the Slocan.
A social card party was given at the Balmoral Wednesday evening by Hiss Maty Macdonald. Game, and refreshments kept the
party up till a late hour. Those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. R J. Brod ly. Mr. and Mrs. JT.C.
Bays, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Sharp. Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. E. Slucrp. Miss H.Cooley, MissE. Wilson,
Messrs. M. Martin, Al Graham, J. Bouttbee
and Mr. Gray.	
A Sandon Wedding.
Mr. William deRuehie Rose and Miss Nellie
Wilson were married last Tuesday evening,
June 13, at the residence of the bride's brother.
C. M. Wilson, on Cody avenue, before a hou->��
full of intimate friends. The ceremony was
perforate! by Rev. T. Menxies. pastor of the
Presbyterian church, and was one of the most
impressive and beaatiful ever witnessed in
Sandon. The groom is a well known mining
man, having hat charge of the work on a
number of Sandon properties, and at present
is developing the St. Keverne, ad touting the
Payne mine The bride lately came from California, and has made many friends in Sandou
by her social accomplishments and happy
After the marriage rite, the party enjoyed
themselves with music and feasting and social
amusement* till late in the evening, aud left-
many handsome presents with hearty congratulations to the young couple and wishes
for a prosperous voyage in life. The friends
and guests present Were: Rev. T. Mensies,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fallows, Mr. and Mrs.
James Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Donaldson<
Mr. aud Mrs J. P. Frame, Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Wilson, Miss M. Crawford, Messrs. John Gable,
J.G Steel, M. L. Grimmett, R. N. Hall, M. K.
Hall, Ben Wilson.
Ram bier* Reco Drilling Contest.
The drilling contest this afternoon between
the Rambler and Reco teams, ia creating a
great deal of excitement among the mines
ahout Sandon.and many bet* are Wing made,
both teams heing backed by their partisans
for any amount* offered. The drilling will
commence at & o'clock, in the old skating
rink, and half of the admission fee* will lie
devoted to charity an.l the other half will be
a consolation prise for the losers in the con.
'M �������������-������
 mi iiiwmiiii' .1
The  Orangemen's Celebration on
the Leoi Ground a at Codf.
A large number of men with gorgeous sashes or yellow badges, and
accompanied by a well divsaed
crowd of women and children,
liacked the train for Cody on Monday afternoon. There they alighted
ana* unfurling a huge banner the
men walked in procession ta the
Codv picnic grounds to commemorate" the glorious deeds of William
of Orange.
Saudon has not had an Orange
lodge verv long, but it has 40 members, and'three-fourths of these were
proud to show themselves in the parade. But there were also some
from Silverton, New Denver and
Slocan City, the latter sending about
a dozen to help swell the ranks.
The Sandon lodge is the tirst organ-
Used in this district, but Slocan City
will have one soon.
Arrived at the grounds, a pretty
clearing in front of the blackened
ruins of Levi's hotel, Brinsley Walton, the financial secretary of the
lodge (who is also the manager of
the Slocan Queen) mounted the solitary big boulder and called the assembly to order for some speech-
making. Joseph Irwin of New Denver made the opening address, which
principally* dealt with the historical
reasons wnv Ihey were gathered to
celebrate the day. Mr. Cliffe followed, giving the historical reasons
more in detail. He exhorted them
to hold together so long as the Romish church maintained her present
character, adding that it was the
boast of that church that it never
This brought denominational religion to the front, and the Rev. T.
Menzies, who had preached a special
sermon to the Orangemen at Spencer's hall the preceding evening,was
naturally next called upon. He described how religiona darkness
brooded over the civilised world until dispersed by those great lights
Luther and Calvin, and exhorted
the members to guard well their
trust and not to shirk the duties
which they had inherited.
A. Smith of Vancouver, whose
wife, also an Orangeman, accompanied him to the picnic, also spoke,
expressing* his pleasure to find such
a nourishing branch of the order
where but a few years ago there
were no settlements. He pointed
out wherein the Orange order differed from the Odd Fellows, Foresters and others, in that there was no
pecuniary considerations in connection with it, those joining doing so
purely for tlie love of Protestant
D. M. Crowley, George Lovatt
and Rev. A.M. Sanford were also to
speak, but the programme had to be
curtailed so that the games could be
begun. There were contests of all
kinds, for young and for old and for
lioth sexes. Three pretty girls were
entered in a 100 yards race, and two
of them made a most exciting finish.
The event that attracted the most
attention, however, was the rifle
shooting contest by the fair ones.
The score made at the targets was
as follows: Miss Lovatt, 13; Miss
Nelson, 10; Miss Thomson, 5; Mrs.
Wilson, 4; Miss Webster. 2; and
Mrs. Brown, 0.
After this there was dancing on a
platform specially erected tor the
picnic, and then the baskets were
opened under the shade ot the curiously twisted mountain ash boshes,
and after that there was more da no
ing:  The plc��ickc^[et5__^J5_?i>
earlv. however, and the (Jmigenien
were particularly pleased at the sue
cess of tlieir first annual picnic.
J.R.Brown was the uutster of
ceremonies antl ('eorge Lovatt ably
assisted in giving a hearty we come
to all and seeing that they had a
good time;	
f�� Jite.es oi Sip-in
(Limited   Liability.)
He Starts a Force to Open Up the
Early Bird
One of the busiest minim; men of
Kootenay, and one who is bound to
be among the most prominent, la
Frank Watson. He has interests In
everv part of British Columbia, and
flits from one to the other with great
speed. He i��* never in a hurry and
vet alwavs hustling. One-third of
his time is spent on the trains, another third in the saddle, and the
other third divided between sleep
and handshaking, for he has a host
of acquaintance*, wherever the train
service lavs him off for a few hours.
Watson came up from the Arlington'on Tuesday, and soon after daybreak Wednesday morning went
with Alex McPhee, the manager of
his Fisher Maiden property, to his
Early Bird claim, below the Wonderful mine. When he returned to
Black's hotel, he said In hb cheery
manner, and with the smile that
never leaves his smooth-shaven face:
"I am going to put a large force
on the Early Bird ami open It up
right awav. We have a good showing of gafena on the surface. We
will have to take water from the
creek above and bring it down in a
flume. I think the Early Bird will
pan out all light. I leave this afternoon for Spokane, but shall come
back next week to see how things
are going."
Where did you come from?" he
was asked.
*I came from the Arlington yesterday. We made a discovery tnerc
which we think is the main ledge.
We have opened it np in two different places, and the ledge matter,
which contains a large amount of
native silver, is apparently from DO
feet to 25 feet wide, and we have
traced it on the surface for a distance of nearly 500 feet. We have
now on the 'dock at Slocan City a
carload of very high grade ore from
the Arlington, on which we expect
to realize about 14000.
"McPhee will tell yon all yon
want to know ahout the Fisher
Maiden. We have there 18 inches
of clean shipping oris and when thc
wagon road ts completed we expect
to make regular shipments."
"Oh, the road Is all right. We
have all the money anhscrllieil and
work will begin on it next week.
There will probably lie from 100 to
lf*0 men put on it, and the road will
be finished in 00 days."
"What about your new Knssland
purchase, Frank?" (Everybody
calls him Frank, j
"The Good Fridav and the Indiana on Red mountain? Well, we
think it ia a great property. The
surface showings are simply wonder ���
ftd. They are richer, much richer,
than the Le Roi ever showed on the
surface. An assay* 1 have have Just
had made goes 207 ounces silver and
���17 in gold, and the ledge ia 40 feet
wide on the surface.
"Well, so long; I shall be back
here next week.'*
Go to The
riiahed rooms.
1,000.000 Shares par value of ten cent*. The shot. t.. n*.*,.**
is formed to acquire snd work the ARGO snd BELT Minns! CUitua.
adjoining the Handon townsite. Mlnea art Open for Inspecti.ti. only
a few minutes walk from the town-    Limited bomber of slur--, f.,f
sale at ten cents.
Apply at onee to
Mralrro ttrolwm and Operators
The Srtndrat !*aundrv Ibr lirat
class work. In the rear of S|jettcer"#
hall. Clothing mended and bnttona
aewn on carefnlly.
When in Kaslo don't forget that
rou can get a first etaaa meal at the
oval Cafe.
For Sale.
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atoat to ptmwm*ot a*mmmr**d das****** nt*m*r.ot*.
Tint W.i <>ra*a�� taU midmtd tho jtam-W*
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W*nm��au Ann.irvttji "SVul s4a.'ai��* rotor of
ths e����at*r of Kra-tot-sr. to ��4aO*l��<rst��tf **!
all and *lu*ttlar tto ttood*. t;ka***d* aod ��***-)-
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Co stata af Wa.tititjTt.Mi. V. A A .donmmod.
Rvrtrnr pn-ama tasVMs-4 to tto ��aM d******mt
uno.nn*t to make pot own* forthwll*-. to tfs*>
Brmty pmrwm Sat lit* In pommH-fUm <*��W|�� to.
loayimt *����� ��to said dmewam't I. *��****,*ir*-l (orOV
with to no* IfV tto ommmnmkstmd..
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rtatat or iaf*>*-#��t tn ito .ll.trit.ot'.to at tto
t*wt*��oi>��l ostato of said tt��-*a��o4 U jajoatrsd.
within ��><l��t�� from thi. Sat*, to *oad to roc-
Uisnai lottor *44rt������*4 ta I to ��ti. l��r*(_>n��*|.
his nam* aa��l a*Mrw��*> mud tto full partiratsr.
of hiselaim or Utofo-t. or a ��4at*a*Mat of hit
a*-*<*onnt. mud tto naton* of tto maeotitf If
ant*. b*M hy hiss Aftor tto*��*-Mratio* of I to
sairl At daft tto adminMrator will ptnmd
with tlw *Jl��triUoit��o of tto sotst*. Us via* *�����
Kid to tho** rtalnt. ontv at w|tt>h to *Katt
*o had notlr*
Oatstt at DooaM. R C .tht. i;th 4*i of .fair.
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Ot�� lot A ImtnUtrator. iDintli B V
Oattinaata af t stars t-omsftts.
tataata la tto alo-on Mlnlnf IStl.ton of W#.��
Kootwnav   dUtrirt       Wtor*   l��w*ato4   Ss,
twos* tto OsUna and  Msu.1  K   miit-rsl
Us lot. on Not,!* fit** nmontain.
Tato ootkro that I. A S Wmrweit. atnot for
tto Last Cbaitos Mlitiua st,.| Miltii.t <*��H.t_.
n*r forsiaiii. tree mtnor** cmrtUU-ol* Xtt ��,tll,
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Sketch   Of
the Ufe
of  Baraey
antl tstr kttpt hy an Italian,  familiarly
known aa    the *��*-��������- '"
It took a century before ths ��lay�� of
the modern journalism to produce a
score of different histories of Napoleon.
It hsit taken but twenty-four Itours to
pr.-aJutt* twice tiiat numher of "only
.imJiftiik" histories of that Napoleon of
ti nance, Harney Reraatn.
Karnato was a gambler, pure and
simple. It waa his nature, hia tempera-
ment, the very breath of bis ittMtrila.
t >m*e tret that fact firmly Used in your
mind, and you have tne key to tbe whole
..I this remariutbls man's remarkable
i*areer. From hia <**��i>Ue*n vears be never
feared "to pat it to tbe touch an.) win or
l* toe it all .*'   And while tbe details are
(.till txMifttaed, and all IScta wanting u|>on
a tiich to form a hyprtheai*. time will
provs that he had formulated in hia own
mind a wager of Isle, and tbat his own
'.(*��� waa the ���take. If tbat ia ermeet, he
It*! ami jatid the wafer with hia exit*t-
t-nt*e a�� proptly aad ttiiheaitaliuKty $g he
would have drawn a cheqoe ttji.ti hia
Isiiik ior a wafer on a l-onw* raiv.
aaasKT is moiikmi ���*
itarnato waa already a e-MMkleraide
l-rwinage and a trotting man wlwn 1
tirst met him. He frequented tlie pi.**-****
nt l-mdon which were tbe *re*ort for Uie
better clam of frjitetnian*. if there be
any claasM in Itobemia. At tiiat time
Jit* waa a proaperuua diamoml broker in
1 latum Garden, a rich man, butwftb mi
i.-��irv or opponuaiiy, had be tbttvaructal
.."l>i ration, lo lie anytluitj* more titan a
man shout town,
lUimanu'r, in tbe J-trand a reataurant
Roman," waa then the
.-iuNten and a***e��pt��d nwort of the I-on-
tlon iwdii'miana���wml a motley crew they
(if thia set Barnato waa an acknow-
.".|*t-d leader. He wait aide to throw off
all * are when in eonviral ttociety, and he
intiuently entertained tlie company
with stone* of his adventurt** travelling
its a sleg-ht*ofdmmt performer. I'ntii
he went to South Africa, atxording to
tiis own story, be had never known what
it waa to have way enmriiteraMe sum of
11 is origin be never spoke of, hut he
t��l.l witli great ciiarm of manner and
"kill as a raconteur, a-core* of atones of
his f_|M��rietiee aa a juggler and pt-eatidi-
witaietir. He ummI to go out into Uie
Mi*rli��di provinceo and ahow in the
"mailer towns, and if, after a few weeks
of this provincial touring or "l��rnt*t����nn-
iiiK." he earns bark to 1/mdon with *V*i),
.��������� never went at it again until that
mttnitieent Mim waa exhausted. Thin
lite was tbe kind Utat then suited hint,
tttid the sittrii-a lie told were stiggi-stive
always of ''Hignor BrUnom'' iu "t'rnn*
ford/1 for it waa to auch audtaaoej Unit
lie < ntervtl.
roan or rota uvisnt
While at thia time lie had not yet
���ill.il tlte world'*- eye aa the modern
Monte Criato, he waa already a marked
������'���u> in London. Like laird Urawuits-
Held, he waa a lover of the raiment
which is ttorgeoua and Uie luxury which
'" posliiral. fiie famous white ailk hall
bin; t��l which much haa been written,
were at Utat time, one of Ida 'hula." He
<��m*d laughingly to remark that tbey al*
w��.v�� were m comfort to hint, lieeauae the
������oys who wore black ��Uk suakin-f** reminded him no forcibly of the KaJnt-v in
���"outii Alrica>~you never could tell when
-hey were clean.
Another of hia amiable weakneara*ii
���vita irond eating, But he waa a ���'gtiur-
���������������t." and not a '���gourmand./ lie ate
"litnugly nnd drank little, hut fro n hit
Ho none
waa surprised when he hatl wrested fortune from the band of fate, to find him
arrayed like Solomon in all hit, glory,
but never in had taste as to color, for be
bad a strong artistic sense and waa an
excellent judge of pictures.
In fact, it is a constant source of sur-
pnae, when I Utink of hia own account
of his early life, tbat be had so mti.-Ji refinement and good taste added to bis native shrewdness and dashing speculative
his Lova rot. oamsumo
At that time, before the Barings'
tetuoua speculation in Argentine-* had
bankrupted Capel Court, Barnato used
to dabbled in Hock*, through bis love for
gambling. In a stock broker's office,
not far from bombani street, where be
kept an aet*ount, there was almost daily
a 'progresstvc" poker game after the
clerks had clotted Uieir books and safes
aud departed. No one dined la-fore "���
and usually at S, and for two hours the
tttiffeat game of **oker I have ever seen
was played in that office.
It was not jsiker aa she is played"
in tiiia country, but starting with a first
b��| limit of $5 (a sovereign), each player
was permitted to not only raise it a
sovereign, but to double tbe pi-eoedtng
1st. This was, of course, a double case
nt bluff and fraexe out, but tbe men in
tbe game, like Barnato himself, were
gambling daily on the stock exchange in
thousands, and to tiietu it wss only a
filling of tbe time More dinner, and yet
I have seen tlO.OUO change bands in that
brief time.
ovxaruiwiso with charity i
The charity of Uie Hebrew race is pro-
verbial���and unlike most proverbs this
one is veraeiou*��� but will* Barnato it
waa not only a racial inaUnct, but it was
a gambler's superstition. No street
tieggar ever psvsawi bim without hia bestowing lat-gvase if appealed to, and his
shilling** and ludi-crowns dispensed
where only halfuence or coppers were
looked or "hoped for won htm a daily
crop of blessings which ought to weigh
heavily on tbe credit tide tit Uie li-dger
of hia exisuu.ee.
I went with him once on a Sunday
m.irnimr down Petticoat lane, one of
the sights of l-ondou in tho**- days. He
was like a child in bit* enjoyment of tbe
slumming. He spoke to the children in
their own peculiar dialect, Itestowittg;
eoitiM upon them, antl altogether His-
(���laved that side of his nature which led
iim ten vears afterward, when he had
the whole world transfixed with amazement at the audacity antl magnilicence
of his scheme*., to hold court at breakfast time in company with a pet bulldog, at which time the humblest of his
early associates or friends was welcomed with a personal hospitality which
had a graceful charm no official audience could confer.
But in business matters he was the
Sphinx and the Great Mogul, both rolled into one. Added to this was a keen
insight into that phase of human nature
which he learned when he juggled the
public with balls and sword* and vanishing bird cages and disappearing
coins. That taught him the great
fundamental lessons of how easilv the
public is gulled and how dearly the
public loves to befooled.
P. T. Bnrnutn did not know that any
better than did Barney Barnato, but
one put it to use with the ''Woolly
Horse" and the ''Mermaid," and the
other with South African diamond
mines and golden lures. The result
was the same.
He remarked one day when some one
was commenting on the erase for brewery shares, which waa then at its
height :
"My dear boy, there are fashions in
speculations as much as there are in
coats and bonnets, and the man who
tries to sell tlte public apples when they
want eggs, or vice versa, Is an ans."-*--
Towaaen4 Perev^te N.Vv4JrV��rkl.	
Work on tbe Craw's Meat Line
Wm. Whyte, general western manager of the C.P.R, speaking ot the
Crow's Neat Line, says:
"We shall cemmenee  work  immediately now that the matter is
finally  settled.   Tbe company  has
made' some   preliminary   arrange
tnents, but has
struction work.
and fall. We will then be abott of
reaching the Crow's Nest Pass by ���0
miles. But we shall work at varisas
points all along the line daring the
entire winter. We can do rock work
in winter as well as any other time
and aa a matter of fact there will be
no cessation of construction till the
road is completed which will be inside of 20 months. It is a great undertaking and means a great deal not
only to East and West Kootenay bat
to the whole oi Canada.
The ore shipments from the Boss-
land camp for last week, as shown by
the Rossland Miners report, aggregated the magnificent total of 1,806
tons.   This is the biggest week in tne
history ofthe camp and one of which
any young camD in the world might
be proud. It is more than 300 tona a
day for the six working days In the
week, and at the rate of nearly 100.-
000 tons a year. Thia ore is worth
$30 a ton at least, probably much
more, and the 1,806 tons we shipped
last -veek added to the wealth of the
world $50,000. In this connection we
would like to call attention to the
great record West Kootenay is making this year as a wealth producer.
The Slocan country is now shipping
about 700 tons of ore and concentrates
done no* actual con I a week, worth say $80 af ton or in
We did not know th* aggregate $56,O0a   Tbe Nelson
what   might   happen at  the last district is sending to the Hall Mines
moment and wanted to be sure of our
ground. We have made some surveys tor the line and have got out
ties fbr 100 miles of road. Construe
tion will be began at the east end.
Lethbridge and McLeori will be our
bases of operations.
"We will have to get a new line
up the Old Man's river as tbe tint
line is too near the bed ofthe stream.
We expect to complete the first 100
mites west of Lethbridge this summer
smelter about 1,200 tons a week,
worth over $20 a ton, or $20,000 in
the aggregate. The three districts���
Rossland, Slocan and Nelson���are
therefore producing ore to the value
of $130000 a week, which is at the
rate of a little over $9,000,000 per
The'lied Star, a claim located near
the Whitewater, and owned by New
Westminster parties, will start work
A the old Sandon Hall you will fin 1
With a new and complete line of
Call and Examine Goods.
Sandon, R C.
The  Largest and Most
Complete Brewery in
|jtrn*r.st and best ssleotod stock of Wines, Ltqnors aad Cigars In
British Columbia.
l-tri**f��t snd last equipped Bottlinit Establishment in Uritish
Colninlila for Carbonatetl drinks. ,
Ajtent* for the celebrated Lord Nelson Clears.
We ltsve eiitablUhett a brsuch house in tendon with Cold
StorsKf for Lncer Beer, and are piepnrrd to compete in quality and
nrice against all corner*,. All our Carbonated Drinks and Laser
Beer are manufactured from distilled water and guaranteed
chi-iii.rally pure. Parties in. or who contemplate going into, ttny
of the** lint** will save money and time !>/ dealing with us. I'ntft
onreaiablishment ieri-ttdy i*��r lu-iiit*-.** in Handon
We can flirmsh ail t^ejjbjiwejmes from our plant in Trail in 48 hours*
For the present address sll orders and inquiries to us at
Mr. II. K, Ki*>s- will represent us
in Sandon and the Nootassi distrit t.
The Kootenay Brewing, Malting & Distilling Co.. Ltd
Ore is being* sacked at the Meteor.
The Blue Jay has applied for a crown
Tee  Fidelttv  ts  reported  sold   for
The Wakefield is making a trial
The Slocan Star uses np a ton of
powder per month.
Work has commenced on the Philadelphia, on Fennell creek.
The recording office at Slocan City
opened for business oil Monday.
A stack of ore from the Arlington is
lying on the wharf ot Slocan City.
More favorable reports ofthe Two
Friends are heard at hlocan City.
A leasing proposition on s royalty
basis has been made for the Chapleau.
Briggs and Grady are working the
Surprise Fraction, * a claim near the
A. K. Johnson, president of the Argo
mine, is in town, and a force of fifteen
men has been put on to do development
J. A. Williams and R. A. Cameron
hare a force of four men working on
the Yankee Kil, a claim near the
There are quite a number of men
about Sandon who have nothing to do,
yet the demand for good miners at
good wages still continues.
The owners are confident that they
have good properties in the Skylark
and Ranger, and will commence work
on them in a short time.
Five hundred dollars worth of work
done on Empire No. 5 has been transferred to the Bryan No. 4, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant to the
Mr. McAndrews is having a survey
made by A. R. Hey land of the J. P. L.,
the claim which was formerly the Ame-
go, and one of the Freddie Lee group,
with the purpose of having it crown
A force of men waa sent up to the
Hinckley, back of the Wonderful, early
in the week, and the claim has been
surveyed for crown granting. The
owners are P. and C Potter, Dick Shay
and others.
The Northern Belle has ten men at
work on development on their property
and contracts are to be let within a few
days for the construction of their tramway and concentrator, which will be
commenced immediately upon completion of the Jackson road.
C. W. Callahan, who recently severed
his connection with the Galena mines,
leaves in a few days to take charge of
sonie Rainy River properties for a
French syndicate. He still thinks the
Slocan tne greatest mining section in
Canada, and will endeavor to have his
new company operate here.
Work waa started on the Adams
group, adjoining the Canadian, laat
week, a force of five men being put on
to start a tunnel 150 feet below the old
one and 309 feet from the summit of the
mountain. Robert C. Adams, of the
Adams British Columbia company, is in
charge of the work, and he is building
quite a large camp on the property.
Maxwell Stevenson, owner of the
Highlander mine, arrived in Ainsworth
and has put a * force of men (o work
clearing the right of way for the Black-
hart wire rope tramway to ba built
from the crest of the hill
just below the Liule Donald, down to
the lake, a distance of aouoiret. From
the head qf the rope tramway to the
wagon road, a distance of 400 feet a
trestle tram is to be built, and it la tha
intention to handle custom orq as well
as the product of the Highlander.
Major Steele, of Maeleod, H. Bently
and S. ft.  Maedonell,  of Lrftthhridge,
and John Fernon, of Macleod, all of the
"Ibex of Slocan," arrived in Kaslo on
Wednesday evening. Tho property is
going to snip a hundred tons of ore a
month, if possible-Mr. Fraser said so
���and build an aerial tram whether it u
possible or not.
The Rash to tha Alaska Gold  wntdo
CoatIn*a***-~*9*apt��ljr of Pravtasooa
la Short
The latest advices from the Yukon
country seem to substantiate the glowing reports which have been sent out.
The Canadian Pacific is carry intr hundreds of people every week from
Ontario, while hundreds more are pouring in from the United States, and ev en
from South Africa and Aunt mi ia.
There will undoubtedly be much distress felt soon out there, as multitud-w
start north wtth barely enough to reach
their destination, anticipating their
ability to tak* a sack and shovel 4**,d
go out on any of the streams awl jjIvovH
gold enough immediately to make them
wealthy: or, failing to'do thi*. goat
once to work, at big wages, for -tome of
the mine owners. The lowest wages
paid in the mines are $h* a day, and
there are men now receiving finer
hour for shoveling gravel into a sluice-
box. But it is almost Impossible for a
man who bas not a good stock of provisions to get a position in any of the
minea, as tie grt-ateat problem to be
solved there is supplies. The number of boats on the Yukon is constantly
being added to, but the development of
mining industries and increase of population are far in advance of transportation facilities. It is estimated that, at
the present rate of immigration into the
Yukon, at least 5,000 men will have to
leave that section this fall to allow the
remainder of the miners provisions to
winter on.
Tbe Yukon River was open for navigation on) v fourteen weeks last summer
and the mining section is so far from
the mouth of the Yukon that it is impossible to transport any great amount
of freight lo tbe camps in that time. A
man employed by a mining company is
presumed to be cared for by the company; that is, thev cannot see him
starve: therefore, before a rormianv
will hire a man, they must be Mtisfiei!
he has sufficient provisions to keep him
until well Into the" following summer,
at which time the river steamers are
expected to arrive with supplies. Tbe
cost of supplies in the Yukon territory
will noon tie very materially reduced,
as several companies of more or less
responsibility are now applying for
charters to reach the head of the Yukon
by railways from the coast This will
enable thousands of acres of placer
ground, which will pay from 97 to fir,
per day, to be worked,'which at present
are not considered profitable.
The main resource and industry.
however, will evidently be in quartx
mining in the Yukon'country. Two
immense bodies of auriferous quartz
have heen discovered, one crossing the
Yukon, near Forty-Mile River, and the
other near the head tributaries of the
Yukon, next to the Cassiar fountains
It l�� presumed by good authorities that
this will eventually be determined tn be
a continuous belt from near Fortv-Mile
to the Cassiars.. As yet no attention lias
been paid to quartz, as it has been Impossible to induce capital to operate
such mines on a large*scale.���Ottawa
cor. to St. [jOuls(>lobe-I)omocrat.
A CanU��*�� Story.
���'Lie down, sir!"
The words were s-.tokcn by a plainly-
dressed man who was |��assing the front
yard of a handsome dwelling at the
corner of theav<*nue,and were address
Ied to a large Newfoundland dog that
stood on the walk just Inside the gut,.
winking solemnly at him.
" Lie down, sir V he repeated.
The animal paid no attention to the
���' If vou can make him He down,** observed the man sitting on the veranda
in his shirt sleeve-*, and smoking a cigar,
" I'll give him to you."
''Representative of the canine famllv,**
said the stranger, speaking to the dog
agaiu in a more authoritative lone,
''assume instant!v a recumbent position!"
Promptly, but tn a dignified manner,
the dog obeyed, ami the plainly -dressed
stranger went inside, ttaik ihe animal
by the collar, ami led him away without
a* word.
He was a detective, in searca of a
Newfoundland dot; tbat had been stolen
from a family In Boston -Chicago Tribune.
To dine at the Filbert, In Sandon.
should la* the aim of alt lovers of good
living t
Hotel Kootenay
Switzer & McCluskey,
Dealers In
KA8IX) and CODY.
GaiaHiai Pacific Railway
Hon Pacific Line.
Route to St, Paul, Chicago,
Detroit* Toronto, Montreal,
New York, Hoaton, Philn
delphia.   and  all Kastern
Unexcelled .Sleeping Cars
on all trtlna. Tourist Cars
to St. Paul dally; Hnafcat
every Thonslav, Toronto
_ everv Monday txtan Hovel*
Steamer leaves Nakusp
dally except Mors lay, inak
Ingcloseeonncctkina' Revel*
atoke with trains for alt points
East and West.
Befbre vou W*vel get information
from CPU. agents as to times and
rites. It will save yon money. Apply to nearest railway agent or to
A. C. McAUTHl'K, Agent, Sandon.
Diat.   Passenger   Agent,  Vancouver
***��ORE   ARS,
sandon Bomica
rrrvos* a.4> a Dav. i*r��*-��.
of aa~~~
Syithofav tilnger Ale,
SaraaparUlat, rile., t_tc,
BMliiili in, B.O.
PtHtronixe home industry
when vou want the bert
la the Pi'tneer House of the City
If yon are-
Call at the
Hotel Ivanhoe.
Millie Star* 1st
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1Mb* etopatiot,
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NAUR   Hta  MV*i   KAMI.
Ih* Smith   who ForjT.it! oat I So Smm*
Amos de Costnos i*�� dead. I Ic tl led
in Victoria on Sunday at thc ripeaaje
it seventy three. That is u�� sav, the
man In arin��r that name departed this
'in at that age ; thc name ittelt had
only nbo-w hill that period to Its
credit, r - Ann*.* #sa one of the few
wstesnien lr.<w :htu pfovmee who
literally made a iivm for hiinsell.
Mf w��s once a Nova t**.eotian ofthe
well known family r.atue ol Smith,
wiili 'itt rnv curlyt  ' A "v" in the
iiiWdlfi in   triattjornlk flouish at the
e|��d In the shape of Ihe vowH  v.'
He sowort lilts wild ottta in AuatialU.
snd they Immfat forth almndantlv
He had not k me then* entiivlv of his
<��wn invord, Htvl it is -tald that he lefl
there under   eiivuinstances    which
made a Inngthv sea  i/oyaffe advis
Mr. Smith and Mr. de Cosnua was
"���ways a man of exmnnes. He left
*ova Scotia as Mr. Smith.   That was
J,(">    It was the newi;esaof the conn
J'V  and  the  activity  of tlie  new
������"ik'al movement tlmt prnhablv led
1,1 ll\ think of uiekinir a nanie for
�� instil.   (jlve hjmcm|H for ,l|H ,,e|.
L?,Rn��*n *'����'i*ts in   this direction,
���ncy this hnutd chesfihl mail oftoll
UCoinjr back to his childItood davsand
wrestlingr with the back end of a
dictionary for material out of which
to make a name!
Probably even at that earlv date
he had heard of Joe Beet, of Montreal,
whose usual greeting to the stranger
in his dingy hostelry was "Son of tbe
world However that may be, Mr.
Smith wrestled with his dictionary
and from the materials thus cul
led forged out the name ol Amos
de Cnsinoa, which was as far away
from his natal patronvmic as the
human mind should go. Then he
left Nova ***tcotin and went to the other
extreme of the Dominion aud was re
returned to Parliament, and allowed
mileage. He made his tirst trip to
Ottawa by way of Panama, the C.P.
R. no*, being in existence in those
days, except probably as a far away
dream in the minds of English capitalists.
He further removed himself from
anv coiineelbn with the late Mr.
Smith by growing an immerse beard
antl shining black ringlets such as
lately distinguished Sir William
Cutly. Like Absalom the Hon. Amos
de Cosmos was once caught by his
hair. That is, ligurately speaking.
In 187***., when the Dominion government was debating the building of a
railroad from Winnipeg to the coast,
the honorable member move the
house 'That no man be employed
on the |S*opoaed railroad whose hair
measures more than nine inches iu
length.'' This was aimed at the cm
ploy inert of Chine** laborers, but
later on it proved an Australian
bxuner.-ing for Mr. de Cosmos.
Itut he notonlv made a name for
been proved by actual and continued
services with engines of various shse* and
designs. They have been used in mill
work and for driving machinery of all
kinds to an extent which has put their
demonstrated usefulness far beyond the
experimental stage in which many still
seem to consider them. There are other
considerations than economy in fuel
which should also decide in favor of their
use in many cases.
One of these is the compactness of a
aa* engine plant, and its greater portability. Tlie location of a plant is usually
determined by tbat of the mine; and
our readers know in how many cases
that is such tbat the transportation of
heavy machinery is difficult and costly.
Every 'found of increased weight adds to
tbe expense; and its extension beyond
certain limits may sometimes actually
prohibit the use of a plant at all. Now
the gas engine itself is compact and its
weight cau be brought down to a very
moderate limit. It does not require a
battery of heavy boilers, and where a
producer is used it will weigh much less
and can be put in better shape for trans-
{���ortation than any form of steam generator.
Another advantage is that a required
amount of power can be furnished by a
number of small engines to very much
better advantage with gas engines. All
engineers know the greater economy of a
large steam engine, and understand tbat
tlte splitting up of the power intoa number of small motor-units is a wasteful
prot-ess. It is impossible to produce 300
or tWO horse-power in 10 or 20 eteam
engines with the same consumption of
steam and fuel that will be sufficient for
a single engine. This is the case where
the motors are near together, and where
it is advisable to place them at different
is.ints we have the added losses in condensation and other forms which cannot
be avoided in transmission of steam to
anv considerable distance from tbe generator.   Now gas engines can be divided
himself that waa entirely original, lid j,ito units and placed where most con-
made that name one might almost
say famous. One ot his speeches in
the House of Commons lasted for 2t'
hours, sm id the slamming of desks a I;id
the merriest kind of applause at his
amazing endurance. He founded tbe
Colonist, and for some years that was
a further proof of his windy wordtul-
Some two years ago his powerful
nu'tiiality became a wreck and he
was "in the hands of his fr'cnds" in a
sanitary instead of a political sense
until the end came. He had made a
name that was unknic and high
st U ding, and he had lived nptoU
to tbe best of his ability, therefore,
De Mortult nil nisi bonuin.
We h��.*> at different time* taken
o.'i*asion �������� slittw tbe advantages to \ e
gained hy tlte application of the gas
engines in mining work, snd we have
also illnsiriied and dca.Ttbed plants in
Wbk-h an !h engines were used for heitt*
lag, pumping and other pwpeaai. The
..emaiid . t these engines is growing
���tsadily, ami we bear fmttiently of their
intrt-h'u'tiou in mines and tulUa; in almost every sn.lt ease we lu>ar later ol
tlieir success.
Apart beat the tlieoretii'a! questions
which ftfl.*.-t tl**' value and elli. �������*���>��� ������?
tii.* giut or itnj'ul* -e.igine }
Willi tlte steam engine, then
tpt t ial advaiiU-g * Which tbe iortner pro
m-uis in a giv.it many mining ptonta-
whieh are quits sii'Hcicnt to bring about
a decision in its favor. No objection can
Is. Interpossd on the ground of efficiency
o economy. Donkln, Otto and other
e gineers have shown that theoretically
t in impiils ��� engin i can produce an Indicated hotse-power with i tjoiisumpUon
of O.H | O n 8 if coal. Wh 0 l is M*out on -
tl ir*l the Mitt coi��snni|toi
designed and most carsfullv
in e tin pa rod
are curtain
steam engines.
of lite Is'St
I'ri.ctic.dlv also this has
venient; and the comparative loss in
etficie.ncv will be very small.
Another point which is of importance
is the water supply. In very many cases
the quantity of water which can be obtained at a mine is limited; in others it
is charged with impurities, which render
its use in a boiler a source of constant
trouble aud often danger. But the gas
engine requires onlv sufficient water to
coal tlie cylinder, if tbe supply is small
it can be used over and over again, and
the qualitv bas very litUe effect; the
only precautions needed are to see that
tlie water contains no acid or otheractive
ingredient which will corrode and eat
awav tlie iroti of tbe cylinders, and the
determination of tnis is readily made.
Kconomv of fuel is an important almost everywhere, and it is especially so
at many mines where a supply is difficult
to obtain, and its transportation from a
distance is ex|*ensive, Here the advantages of a gas engine are marked. Producer gas can la? supplied from almost
any kind of fuel, even the most inferior.
Wood, sage brush, kgnite and other material which could not well be used
under a ls��iler will serve in a gas producer. In many ��*ases also it is possible to
iise gasoline or naphtha without tlie
intervention oi a producer, the volatile
oil being raporiaad in the engine itself.
The light bydrocarUms, as waste or
liv-producta from tlie distillation of oil,
are usuallv cheap and can \*e easily
transported. Their sucoessfnl use has
Iteen proved in small plants, where tlte
moderate quantities needed have been
Cirrietl over had mountain roads which
would prohibit the trans|>oriation of
Another consideration which might be
urged is that less skilled laUir is needed
to run a gas engine. The operation of
such motors is easily taught to an unskilled man, and tbey need usually less
attention while running than does the
steam engine. The operation of such
motors is easily taught to an unskilled
man, and thev need usually less attention while running than dotei the steam
engine. This point is especially valuable
where onlv a small plant is required, as
is the case at many mines.
So far, especial reference haa been
had to the gold and silver mines of the
mountain regions of the West, and the
mines similarly situated elsewheae.
There are other places, however, where
the gas engine can be most advantageously used. In coal mines where coke
plants are attached to or located near tl s
mines the waste gases from the coke
ovens can be used to run the engines required for haulage, ventilation,pumping,
etc.. while at present the coke oven
gases are usually wasted in this country.
Many other applications of the same
kind can be suggested. We recently referred to experiments conducted at the
Seraing Works in Belgium, where large
engines have been successfully run with
the waste gases from the blast furnaces;
and there is no reason why many such
appliances should not be adopted at our
iron furnaces and other metallurgical
The gas engine merits the careful attention of our mine engineers and
managers, and we hope to see its use, in
which a beginning has already been
made, extend more and more rapidly as
its advantages are proved and realized. ���
Eng. & Mining Journal.
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Address: Thk Pavstkkak, Samion, B.C.
SANDON, B. C, JULY 17, 1897.
Although Sandon is eminently
prosperous in every way, incorporation would certainly add to her
standing and aid in her progress.
Sandon has grown to its present
respectable proportions without the
advantageous aid of a boom No
place has need of a boom that has a
substantial pay roll behind it
Nelson is a government pet It
has the assizes, jail, custom Incise,
gold commissioner's office and the
recorder's office. Yet with these advantages her citizens decided to in
The wind whistled through the
whiskers of the turnip weederns he
read the Paystreak last week.
And tie wept like an onion bed because it did not reach him in time to
crib it
The Slocan Star, the greatest sliver
proposition of this country, bids fair
now to outstrip as a dividend earner
the famous Le Koi mine. The aeore
now stands: LeRoi, $425,000; Slocan
Star. $360,000.
The agricultural mining editor
published in hb sheet that the bail-
storm had destroyed Sandons wheat
crop, but be has never a word to say
of the fine crop of timothy on the
roadbed ot the K. A 8. railroad. Yet
this would be glorious news for the
Montreal railroad magnates with
whom he pretends to such a close
Rossland is a boom town with a
population of about 8000. Sandon is
a town of steady growth with a present population of nearly 2000 and Im
mense possibilities. Her pay roll is
larger already than tbat of her much
belauded sister, and is growing much
faster. Why hesitate, therefore, on
the question of municipal government?
The few Sandonttes who hesitate
about Incorporation exclaim ''Look
at Rossland!" Well, look at Rowland. Her citizens elected a political
adventurer as mayor instead ot a
pioneer merchant The man to
whom they gave the honor of being
first mayor ha-i not even sent tor hia
family, but some of his heelers have
followed him and got fat jobs. Ia
there any reason why'Sandon should
be bamboozled in such a bare-faced
Cor. Maneheater ���Nti.es.l
Kimberley, May 1.���1 am six hundred
and fifty miles, or, as a colonial would
say, thirty-sis hours from Capetown.
The place is not an exciting one, hut the
journey was pleaaanter than might be
supposed. We Btop|**d at some refreshment stations for each meal���breakfast,
lunch and dinner���and these breaks of
from hslf an hour to an hour greatly relieved the tedium. I had a very comfortable carriage all to myself, with aeata
that were convertible into tolerably
good beds, with corridor snd Isvatory.
So that on the whole, I waa favorably
impressed by the management of tiie
Cape Government Railway. ITnpunctu-
ality was once its besetting sin, but
under Sir Jsmes Stvewright's direction,
great improvement!* have lieen mails in
thia respect, and on its thirty-six hours'
journey my train wait only a quarter of
an hour late.
Tbe scenery from Capetown to Kim*
berly cannot be described as exhittara-
ting. For the first hour or two you are
creasing the Cape Flats, sandy plains
that extend from Table Mountain to
Drakenatein range, at a distance of a
little more than one hundred miles.
However, the train pAtmm through what
I am assured is tlie heat tsoeaery in
South Africa. Probably I ahould bate
heen more impressed by tbe Hex River
Mountains had this description not been
applied to them; an it was, tlie expectations which it inspired were not realised.
The. range reaches a height of over IWOl)
feet, but in appearance is even more
arid and desolate than the plain below.
If disappointed in the scenic beauty
however, one cannot bnt admire tbe
engineering skill by which the apparently insurmountsbfe barriers that the
Hex River mountains offered to the railway have been overcome. In less than
30 miles there is s rise of about 2M*>
feet and the gradient* at times are om*
in forty. Even with these gradients it
was necjMsat-y to lay tbe line on tiie
corkscrew principle, and the sharpness
of the curves reminded mo of one of
Msrk Twain's stories. An engine-driver
stopped bis train one night because he
saw a red light in front of him, ami it
was a minute or two before he discovered
that it was the rear lamp of hia own
train. The story might well be told of
the Hex River mountains.
Having ascended the Hex River
meunUins, we begin the run across the
Great Karroo, the dusty plain which particularly extends right away, to Kimberley, although here and there tbe view is
&!rfalA*ir * few ���wwniah-looking trees.
Olive Bhretner, of course, discovered tlie
Karroo lor the world, and since cnniing
to the Cape I have found that she was
only expressing in her charming style,
the enthusiasm of many people who
have spent some part of their lives in its
lonely homesteads. 8o I take "The Story
of an African Farm" out of my bag and
compare my own visual impreasions with
the printed jam: ''The plain was s
weary flat of loose red sand, sparsely
covered by dry Karroo bushes, that
cracked beneath the tread like tinder,
snd showed the red earth everywhere.
Here and there a snelk bush lifted its
pale colored rods, and in every direction
the ants and beetles ran about in Uie
biasing sand. The red walla of the farm
house, the tine roof of the outbuilding,
the stone walls of the kroals, all reflect!-.!
the fierce sunlight until Uie eve acbed
and blenched."
The passage has a photographic accuracy, but aa the unchanging scene presents
itself to one, I cannot help thinking that
the taste for Karroo life must certainly
bean acquired one. Yet the bW ostriches and iheep that 1 can occaaionallv
see from the carriage window, whir**,
can gut sustenance from these little
Ksrroo bushes, represent in no incon-
* derable part of Uie wealth of (W
Colony.   Ksre   and   desolate   mm   the
country seems, Uie value of ita prttdttce
is auggesled bv Uie expensive wire fencing which, at iininv parts ex totals for
mues along the ride of the railway Hue.
Of Uie large amount of trade carried on
apart from Uie roilwav, one gets a pkv
tun>*-ue glint|*se. too in a bullock wagon
outapanneil on a rough sort of a road
which cnisscs Uie metals at right angles.
The huts and tents scattered attotit near
the stations and swings���where the
trains pass each oU*ei***-*-i��hmg, for the
most |��art to native workmen employed
in the maintenance ol the permanent
way. Tlie old mat huts of Uie natives
are in Cape Colony rapidly being replaced by more substantial dwellings,
this satistaeuiry change U'ing hastened
by a sjreetal tax which the government
impoftt** on Uie former.
An unknown proverb haa it that
South Africa taa country where the
rivers are without water, the tower*
without scent, Uie fruit without flavor
aad the women without beauty. The
proverb is unkind, as I say, and the
ladies of Capetown hare already prove*!
it to tie unjust. But my kmrrmy prove*!
the partial truth, at any rate, of ita first
clause. With one e*u***tpt��on, every rtvrt
we t*roast*I was .wily a river in name
only; they were all psrfecUy dry, aa the
normal result of tlie .South African sum*
mer. ..The t 'range and the Vaat are the
awtB-mH* ���--. **��~tf. t-.
only streams In which there is _ ��,m ������
water all the year round \v. t-nmex\
the orange river, about So tnti.** (���������
here, by an iron bridge over law fevt in
length, which coat JHKI.uuu, *������! t�� tj*
finest in the coontrv Betac-en ii*
Grange river and Kimbcrty Uw cuunirr
hat a much geraner appear���it*-.>. itv\
trees are leas wekxter - il is in (act ��tyui-
eal veWlt, which With tiie Karn*t, ,, tl,r
significant word ttescribtnu m-atU Us*
whole of list snriacre of Staiil* \tn<-��
It is not 111 years since the railway ���*.��
as far as Kimberley. About two 'won
���noce, MaJeking, the capital of I-*. !���u��-
aland, he-came the terminus It tuu
i*ece��tly been opened aa far as Murbudi,
about 3S0 miles from K.utl.fl.v iv
line to Halapye is in the ltati*l�� **t tit*
contractor but Is about to l** uk.-u om
by the govetrnntatot. |tulja���-... *_q
miles from Kisaberiey. is of t-wnrss the
ultimate goal; and if Utepr.-j.it h..*��--
are realiaetl, the capital of l'J.<. Wu mt)
he rr-acbed by the iron horse in .**.-pieta-
ber next.   The tape Ctovsrnment *iU
then pnaseaa a railway system .(eon n*.
a tangle line oa��l*^throtigh Hrit.-J* South
Africa of about 110�� miles, to sav nothing
of the line which is construci��-i in Uu*
Free r*tato, and of which it is no* *..��ni
owner wiUt the Ikttrwratuent *��t tlte lt>-
lteinrAti��A��ri^^ilk.   Apply at
Lush: rtfHee, Xew Denver	
The Newmarket
New Pen vac, B.C.
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Ote hmieafif mad man Opm Omr hTSlISS��i��I wmmty k* Antrtm wtttV-al**tt*s rsatjt��
Ttw* Onewape aymymt ktne*t*Amt. Tn rotmm on okry ont Sj*ssowirtl ��att tt^
m\mmr��^ok*otihewmMmt*w met, TtV mttertnt ml Om tomt la salnsiml tn r.*V<*
that mrommua wkk Om mkmtmOr *tt***rty. Ttw fSjsSaf tkamo It sl��ar�� *s**��
vbmmdwtjntmmitkmktkmmn kmm orwmmt .4
moo.   The Bat to nystSi was Ot* ansa*. aaalr*ra. as otm\m ���*���'*���*>I krtnd* <4
#s*S*C % **  *j0WbAmotm^:4f^O*iK
tkjld*M��r*, m*tt tswua-rits. t*inailt-i. 1*1*******. Pr.mmrtot*. Mhwm
Trtt,t.rtWl Tern Mas MMIosislrss astf l*%Tis*t- of otmy >t**tb la f-atUiv. rt-
atrjtia or wtaaa si*s otw taw at hsjs tfssssr.
w*%mk*. Uw thr SrmtfXMmAft ttVu ft** tmth Ml* **��<��* 9m\mA*%*t*#* *ttmi *k- issJl t *
Henry Stege.
Mining & Milling Co.
Rand & Wallbridgc,
Mining; and Stock Bmkers*
Sole Agento for Sale of Treasury Stock.
KoltKKT Msc-iaiKAf.it
Neil MAriaisn-
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MACDONALD  HR(KS., IVopiietoit*.
Hates tl.faO to ri.50 |a>r day	
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Hm*h|tMfti.i- ** Minln. Hiawnlnlnn nml CniatnliXa.
Reco Ave., - - Sandon, U**1
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IIIIIJ|jl|tl.ll II  .,_,.[������!���.���     ,_,���.,. Ml
11,.- crttsscait la tha Albioti la now in
i-ii'.*,���(.   It will be about Bun tea to
.ink. iln'ledge
rin* N'easho haa ton men at work and
i, pia. iug machinery in position.
A force is at work sinking en the
I ,.,-t paradise, near the Blue Bell.
A rrutarkable allowing has been made
.��i ttn* Twin. The drift on a stringer
ti.. it. It the ledge shows the face of the
tuiiiii*! all in ore. though there is still
M.int' distiutee to the vein.
A gang of men la at work grading for
tttuiH- ami concentrator site at the
mouth ��f I'edar creek for the Highland,
Aiul it is intended to go ahead with con*-
.t ruction immediately.
Mav well Stevenson Is personally
ot *TK-eing the work ol construction on
i In' Highlander tramway. The right*
��( way for the train and the com-entra-
it.rsite haa been cleared, ami aa soon
a. timber can be grot onto the ground
iln* *<>tt*t ruction ofthe concentrator will
Im* -Urtttl.
Maxwell .Stevenson, Jr., reorest-ntiitg
th*' l rcuton Iron company, is making
In*!.. .i.l.piartera in Ainsworth.
The Mack iHatnottd has now no lews
Hutu '*u men on the payroll Work was
r*-aittnird on the Little I'hil on Saturday
��uh 14 men. The lower tuuuel in in
)**��� (.*t. snd sir pipe for ventilating
purposes Is being pat In use. The com*
itauv has t-outracted with the Canadian
I'.*, ill. Mining'and Milling coin pany f*,r
the milling at the Woodbory creek con-
nut rator of Itsto ions of Black I tiatnoml
<>ro This is Intended as a test and on
Ho* n-atdl will be derided the advisability of Imilding: a eoactwitrator for Ihe
Mark Diamond.
Ihventiy unmerousrenort shave been
Iroughi in of i-rmarkably rich finds on
W.Nidhury creek, and these arc not
without g��od foundation, as some of
ilo- richest specimens ever shown in
Hn' tamp are belnjf exhibited by pro*.
|��*nnrs from the district. " These
sou pie- show both wet and dry ore*
nml AJtsays all the way to IMS' ..itiiei**
Kate been had. 800to aw being con*
Milored as only a fair average (on*
M.l.Tshlq work" I* beinir done tin some
oi i lie**, r'nitnt. bv thcWalorw ami tin
H. Alexandet. ��� Condor,
Tavlor to J,
W S. Elliott to Slocan Gold A Silver
Mln ng Co, i Matlge, South Fork of
Win. Matheoon, Robert Shiell and
Henry Cody to John A. Mitchell, of
Winn peg, the Charleston.
John A. Harvey to Ceo. Hamblv, {
interest in Opportunity,
The town of Whitewater is at present
experienciiigquite a nice, modest boom,
not in town lots, but in building and in
business generally. Quite a number of
new buildings have been erected thi,,
spring, and new industries added to the
Iowa's business. McLennan A Burette
art* just about completing a new hotel,
two stories aiul a half, which when eom-
Eletcd will he a most commodious hoe*
dry. J. H. McKimm has cleared
away and laid the foundation for an addition to the Whitewater, and these
together ��ith the old, reliable Jackson
hotel, will supply ample accouunodation
to the travelling public.
Nivin 6 Bell are building a large,
nea raiore. which will lie completed in
about two weeks, and it is tlieir intention to move iu immediately and enlarge
their stock.
The Whitewater company is building
bunk houses and general accomntoda
lions for WO men at the mine. It is thc
intention as soon as these are. complete
to enlarge the force, putting on about
��*�� men to commence sloping. At present onlv **�� men are at work, and no
ore is being taken out except from development.
The Wellington mine has ft) men at
work oftening up the property more
extensive!*, and it is the intention to
put on a much larger force and start
heavy shipping in the near future.
Contractor Carlson haa t*> men al
work on the Jackson wagon road, and
will have the work comoleted in a few
dav*. The completion* of this road
will mean a great deal to Whitewater,
and the miners ol Jackson basin, as it
will give easy access to a number of
propertie* rat  proved   value  and   tin*
     doubtedtv quite a considerable amount
*>K*.s ing,, made ao tar have a* a general' of development work will lie done this
mi,. I***!*, remarkably good, 'hi the
������Id*, anil I.uckv Bill group, the proper*
t) ��t J. P. Miller and partner*, located
!''<���*< (nil. considerable Milking, -tripping
Hi.* ledge, etc.. has \wsm done and the
showing made remarkable T���� Ihe
������roup ai flr��4 consistitur of three claims
itt*. inorti have been added and from a
very fair average of assay** the irood
.li..aing of ilo gold,.%? ourn-e* -.liver
*n*.| ih ,HT ���.���*.. h\ai| Is had.
a fit-Jet PssrHptlttn ot On* af tha Star
Pro |>rrti>��
Among the now numerous well-de-
ve|o->ed pro'-crties of the Ainsworth
camp the Tariff -aconsidered by mining
men one of the most valuable, and the
fortunate owners are very much to be
complimented on their skillful management and present persistent develop-
The location, which is well -known as
one of the oldest in the camp, i	
st.nl  ahout a mile  and
I he general run of licenses issued
���"���I location*.slightly over lew, inereas-
!������*��� hi the White (irouse but decrea*ing
j�� the ituinedhUe ncighliorhood of the ooiToi Uie olde*4 la the camp, ii situ
'***���*��� s ith ��tnit��. a number from Wood    ���,|H|  niM,ut a mile  and  a   half  from
i'nr>  cntak. where some rich strike*, \in��w'orth   about a  quarter of a   utile
*�����' repotted, | |rol|, |h��� M\t.t ���,,,��� in an almost direct
I" the transfers: J. B. McArthur to   ^_*__��*_*_^
the well-known Mile Point claim neintt,
From   the  shaft   house  can be  had a
hcatitifullv   picturesque   view   of   the
lake and mountain scenery for miles,
Am.|.,m Moherand Ixiuls Strand. A in
"���"tank. Andrew Moher and touts
^'���iii.l i��� J b. McArthur. . Acme.
':��"''���. Itirth Bav Kllanea all *���? loca-
'"���II. on WiMMlhury creek.
*"��� K. Shea to Tom McKenxie of New
ami of the traveller on passing steamer*. The buildings perched on the side
of the precipice and the dump running
'���������}���-���������. lin avthlc, a reliH-atlon of  V,^.n tVcliirside for almost a thousand
^ iron (led, nine mile* up the wagon ' #,H,t attract Immediate and Interested
. <J��;Uvn, Spearliyr to Theadule Cvr,' *1 Jke most other Ai..��w,��rUi pr,��|H*rtiVs
^"/'"���a King, a HtMiker creek pros
k'j.'V ^{Kinnon and A. 0. Knler to
the earlier devel.qmteitt of this valuable
itte was in the Ita.tds of rather .nd.��-
ferent milters, an.l though a con.Mder-
.    ���    -..��. *-_.... .,...,. ...     Wl. mnount  of money was  spent the
H '��� Uo**, the Midnight, on White jZwilW was noi |��articularly favorable
,"'1 rreek, consideration not men* SllSprownt owners, Braden Bros,
n,*,, h Id but under the able s���,>cr.n-
.,���'" Alexander to  '    '"    '  M",,h"WS 'he **
' '���'"���''���'. a WiNHlhurv
ook hold btit under the aide tm*3erli
i l> A Carlson 4 u deuce of K. J. Matthews the M
clituPTV    (ts4   ha" lH.en systetuaticallv opened t���,
The ledge, as shown on the surface is
a very strong one, almort 40 ifeet wide
with walls perfectly defined. The property is worked through an incline shaft
sunk on the vein m feet. At &5 feet
drifts run along the hanging wall 250
feet each way, showing every where
large bodies of concentrating ore. At
the end of the north drift is a showing
ef four feet of remarkably fine looking
ore. The south drift connects at the
end with an old shaft now disused
which was sunk by tbe former owners.
Here the ledge is being crosscut and 40
feet of work have not yet shown the
banging wall.
The No. 2 level which is run in at 150
feet goes north and south for 25 feet
along the hanging wall to where the
ledge is crosscut ��W feet to the footwall
and drifting continued for 100 and 150
feet north and south respectively, show-
tug good ore though in some places
rather bunchy, two snd a half feet are
shown at the end of the north drift and
in several places along the lead.
No. 8 level is at the SJOu-foot. at the
bottom of the shaft, and has beeu run
south 45 feet aud north 120 feet showing
good ore bodies everywhere. Recently, on account of seepage, it has been
necessary to suspend work in this level
but it Is the intention to commence in a
week or so. Along the upper levels
the dip of the vein is *' decrees, bnt as
dentli is attained it becomes more decided and in No. 8 level ia 45 degrees.
No ore is being taken out of this
property except in development, and
very little shipping has been done, as
tlie owners intend building a tramway
antl concentrator in the near future to
handle their own ores, and the present
working is putting the mine in shape
to become a very heavv shipper when
these are completed. There are At men
at ivork on the property, with B. S.
(iuest, formerlv of the Lucky Jim, and
with Braden Bros, for a considerable
tittle, as foreman.
Growing Coder tha
This is something that we read of in
moat books on Uie microscope, snd although it ie not by any means true
plant growth, it *b very curious and
beautiful. Procure a little Collomia
seed, which may be had from seedsmen, lake one of the seeds, and with a
rator, or very sharp knife, cnt off a very
thin slice. Lay this slice on a slip of
glass (an ordinary slide), cover it with a
thin glass cover, and, Uie microscope
being in a vertical position, lay it on the
stage. If you wish to incline the microscope you must use a square glass cover,
and not a round one, and hold the cover
to ita place by means of a very fine rubber ring. Now, bring the thin dice of
seed into focus and then apply a drop of
water to Uie edge of the glass. The
water will penetrate between the glaaaea
and moisten the seed, which will at once
throw out a very large number of spiral
fibres, giving it the appearance of veritable germination. Beginners will find
it easier to perform Una experiment if
one will apply the water while Uie other
looks through Uie instrument. A single
drop is enough.	
British Columbia's Popwlattow.
From figures obtained from the
manuscripts of the Williams' provincial directory the whole white population ot the mainland ot British
Columbia reaches 7^830. or a doubling* inside of tour years. The population of Vancouver and adjacent
islands foots up 38,500 according to
the same figures, making a total of
117,350 without taking in Indians.
The Filbert, in Sandon, is noted for
the delicate flavor of its morning cocktails. * f
wm. etamsoM,
Em* tt. Wi*.
to Upper Brook Si.. Ixjtttto-n,
M��nW�� uf Uh- Bustbud Stuck Eirhaag.
snd Husi-t! ol Trade.
JNO. COVES. N. C. covin.
Cattle Address-" Bsssisox.**
Hot-eiuirand N'eal,
dough's (new snd oM),
lk-dford McNeill,
sod A BC Cod
*T~* / K solicit correspondence with parties having
\T/ meritorious mining properties for sale, and
JUl*\ beg to say that we have connections in the
principal cities of Canada, England and the United
States, and are in daily receipt of inquiries lor
developed mines and promising prospects.
In active inining operations and reduction of ores,
and a knowledge of the different mining districts of
B.C, enables us to furnish reliable and competent
information pertaining to mines and mining matters.
References given.
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���'Tomorrow on the Paris?" cried Carter, dropping his cane on the pavement
with a resounding thud.
"Yes, tomorrow," said I, gazing
with astonishment on my friend, for
my commonplace gossip had apparently
perturbed bim greatly. "The whJe
family are goiug to sail, and they wiU
be away for a year.   It's very sudden."
"Sudden! I should say so!" he exclaimed. He looked thoughtfully up the
avenue for a moment, then stammered,
'���Miss Margaret too?"
Thereupon he hailed a passing cab,
and before I could get another word
with him dived into the vehicle and
quickly disappeared with it
Carter is not a bad fellow. He is exceedingly modest Thin is a most unusual characteristic for a young man wbo
Is spending a fortune gathered by another's talents, but to so great a degree
does he possess it that it seemed to him
impossible tbat Margaret Walcott should
look upon him with ether than indifference or even repugn mice.
"Why, Vandergust," be said to me
one Sunday afternoon, when be bad
dropped iu ou his way to her house,
"it's ridiculous to rappose that a bright
girl like that could care for a fellow
like nee���a fellow wbo doesn't know
anything, who has not a striking point
except money���when there are so many
men with brains about"
But acting on my advice, he actually
started to propose that very afternoou.
"Miss Walcott" be began as they sat
by the fireplace in tbe drawing room
talking commonplaces. "I'm in love.*? ,
"Really! How interesting^cfled tKr
girl, calmly leaning toward him and
gazing at him, awaiting tne rest of hia
There waa a long silence, during
which Carter carefully drew his left
glove on liis right hand. Having recovered his courage, he continued naively:
"I know ���**. bo it's with. Do yon lnow
who it's with?"
"Yourself," she cried, clapping her
hands as though she bad made a wonderful discovery.
"Oh, dear, no) Never!" he stammered. "Positively not Yon really don't
think so, do yon?"
"I was just guessing," she replied
"Guess again," said he quickly.
"With Livia Vandergust," ventured
V*-a Wslnr.tr.   mttnr   she.   bmS   mriwan *H->
matter doe consideration, gazing meditatively into the fire, thus unconsciously
-bowing to Carter the fine profile cf her
face, which glowed in the red light of
Uie coals.
"Don't accrue me Of it" cried my
friend in a deprecating tone Utat was
moat uncomplimentary to my charming
cousin. "Go��Rs somebody nearer home."
And the foolish fellow kept her guessing tbe name of every girl in town bnt
the right one until the maid brought ia
Derby's card.
Was it a wonder that knowing these
fasts, I smiled when 1 asw Carter daah
sway in a cab after I bad imparted to
him Uie news? It was sufficient to send
him up tbe steps of tbe Walcott house
hi three bounds when bis cab drew np
there. Miss Walcott waa out "Atteas?"
be ventured to inquire of the maid.
"Yea." Hero arose a predicament He
knew of no lew than five that afternoon.
Bnt be bad beard tbat she waa to be at
the Trumptous* dinner that night, and
Ins sola chance of seeing her bny iu finding her that very afternoon or following
bar over Europe.
So be started in at Mrs. 3. Anderson
Ogleasw'a and most perfnuctorily paid
hia -respects to tbat ene*. gel io woman aud
bar extremely plain daughter. Then be
���warched every corner of Ibe crowded
drawing rooms aud even took a surrep
titious glance into the butler's pantry,
"Isn't that Miss-Walcott yonder?" he
laid to thc young _irl who was pouring
'ea, indicating a mass of black hair
'hat was conspicuous iu tbe crush.
"Whv, uo," she cried, gaaing at him
fa astonishment "She has light hair.
And, besides, she left hours ago. I
should think"���
The rest of tbe remark was lost on
my friend, who dashed from tbe room
���nd thc bouse and was off in bis cab
Mice more.
He searched in vain for her st tbe
Partridges', tbe Jouesce' and the Van
Blunders' and at leugth reached tbe
house of my aunt, who was on that aft
prnoon performiug the arduous physical
labor of introducing her daughter to eo-
ciety. Great, iutJeed, was my cousin V
utouishment when Bcuniugton Carter
was announced, for she knew thai be
abhorred teas. But greater Mill was bet
amazemeut wbeu he let i*..'l tbe hand
���be held out to him, turned suddenly,
craned his neck so as to see over tbe
knot of women about tlie door and
'lashed madly from the room.
Outer had seen ber at last, but it
was ouly a glimpse as the donr closed
upon her. He rushed up the stairs to tbe
dressing room aud bounded down again
to hia cab. ��
"Which way did Miss Wolcott's car'
rlage go?" be cried to tbe man wbo colled bis conveyance for bim.
"Up Fifth avenue, sir," replied that
astonished man.
"After it!" exclaimed Carter, jamp-
ing in and slamming tne door.
The bewildered Jehu swung bis vehi-
sle around the corner and dashed np lbs
avenue,-crowded with carriages. Eight
blocks, however, told on the beast, and
tbe driver found it expedient to draw up
at tbe curb and told,* colloquy with bis
"So you bsve lost it, eh?" cried Carter angrilv.
"Yes, sir," replied tbe cabby. Ha
tipped his bat most respectfully in tha
nope of mollifying tbe angry man.
Carter threw himself moodily back ia
Ihe seat and for a time was silent. It
waa already dark. Tbe pavement waa
filled with people hurrying borne after
the day'a work. He bad visited every
place where be could have hoped to find
ber, yet lost ber. Of a sudden be leaned
through the window aad to tbe cabby
said, "Do yon see any awnings abont
Tbe man pierced tbe gloom with hia
syee snd st length pointed meaningly
with his whip down a side street to s
residence in front of which a score of
carriage* were gathered and an awning
stretched from curb to curb.
"At it!" cried tbe fare.
Carter quickly ascended tbe steps of
tbe strange house, boldly passed Uie
servants in the hall, left hia coat and
bat up stairs and returned to tbe drawing room.
"Carter, Carter, Carter?" muttered
tbe overdressed but kindly looking
woman who greeted him there, tapping
bim on the arm with ber fan and giving him a hearty shake of tbe hand.
'I'm delighted to see you, Mr. Carter."
"It waa awfully kind of yon to come,"
said tbe slender young girl at ber side
as be formally greeted ber. And when
be passed ou she whispered to bar mother: "I'm sure I didn't send him cards
Why, it's Bennington Carter!"
My friend forced his way through a
crowd of people be did not know and
muttered imprecations on himself for
wasting precious time at such a place.
She would uever be here. He would slip
out at once. What I Could be believe bis
eyes? Yonder she sat in r cozy corner of
tbe diuittK room, a tall yoang man
bending over her.
"Why, Mr, Carter! ens cneo as as
rushed breathlessly op to ber.       ^^
"How iu tbe world did yoo happen
to come here?" be ei��*cluimeti
"S-sh!" Tbe young man moved
away, ami she whispered aH<^*ie**u>*
"Close business friends of my father**
But pray what brought yon bete?"
"I followed yon."
��� 'Shadowed met Tbat waa very polite
of yoo."
"But I wanted yoo to gaeas some
more,'' be stammered,
"Oh!" Tbe girl blushed deeply sad
fixed ber eyes on tbe carpet
"B�� quick, "be said.
"fcthel Van Blander," said abe In a
scarcely audible voice, Bbe half arose
from ber choir.
Carter glanced behind him aad saw
Denby pushing bis way through the
crash abont tne tea table. "Ob. hurry!"
be blurted ont "Yoo most goeas befbre
yon soil, or I'll never be hap"���*
"I've gut*aeed,'' she said demurely.
"I'm very glad to see yon. Mr. Denby. *���
"I've followed yon all over town,"
exclaimed Denby, totally c*blrvloas of
the presence of bis despised rival, "But
at last"--,
"I'm so sorry," she safd. moving toward tbe drawing room. 'Tnt so late
now that really I must be going. Bat
Mr. Carter. I really forgot Let me -remind yon tbat we expect yoo to dinner
at 7. Yon can tell mt all about il
then.'���New York-nut
la our days culture bas bean peopoaed
as a substitute for religion aad poatry
offered sa a better guide for oar lives
than tbe loving word of OotL "Mors
aad **oc-**c," says Matthew Aroold,
"mankind will dhvover tbat we bsve
to turn to poetry to Interpret life for as,
tocons.de us, lo sustain as. Without
poetry oar wiewee will appear incomplete, and moat of what now poswa
with us for religion and philosophy will
be replaced by poetry." Bat it were as
well to offer moonlight instead of worm
sunlight, for poetry snd cnlture art
largely a rofiecUon of religion, and history shows as Utat tbey cannot loot
survive its absence. Men of a vrsgmdy
speculative bent and a move than ordi*
nary share of refinement, like Matthew
Arnold or Emrrsrui. may here and there
bs found, wbo think tliey find la culture
all tbat tbey need to direct and purify
their UtttA. .-Esthetic movements and
Brook Farm experiment* may, when
tbey are -roccesidu!, beget an ctevatiag
influence for a time, but in tb** rod
culture, left to itaeif, will Uronte the
culture of Nero snd INstrotiius Arbiter
snd society tbat of Hmnlsnenm snd
Pompeii.���American Quarterly Bo-
A at. Lsssiti smnmMm%9m
The advaii* ed or ad trancing women of
Jt. Louis ore to have a b.liiurd room af
their own, with the Incidental oeeom*
p.inimenta of a bowling alley, a place
fu wliich to read the papers and a mysterious something cr soutethiugs rather
vaguely i"��**��riis*d as "otto r features."
All ibis ii to be provided as a strictly
business venture by a man who has
hitherto sought only the patronage of
masculine plsrtrsof the scientific game,
-oid to his new e-tUblisbmrht he propose* to admit auy woman, whether
alouc or accoiuj>uttied by a husband,
brother or sweet heart Nothing Is said
about friends or mere ���jcquaintaucca,
but it Is probable that tbey, too, will be
allowed lo cuter when properly introduced and professing an inclination to
assume in proper time one or the other
of the nearer and dearer relationships.
Ibe experiment has aa yet been tried in
ouly oue plaee���Vicnna. There it is said
to have worked weU, and St Louis is
watching wilh interest to see what tbe
developments will be ou American mil
���Bt. Louis CoReapoodeuos.
rtftt S-raogsr-  It noon t_ m. ��� ���*__.,
ea yosr raes before,"*    Hvron4 st���*���,_�����
"5l1SiJfMf' ���%w*nU��>?$
Jsrkscta-'i mm* a sum oa th* ���(**-
yestorday wbo remiadsd om of ���,,��-*
Tonkins���'*1a that so |fo��r Jtakaaa-*.
"He, toe* ban owed no t*�� doilon tot
mots UMnaosoath"���Hrownia^ King 4
Mi>Uter-->"Yoa Magbty boy' Year*
bean Bt-bUuf ' Uttls Sen-'- So, n_."
"How did yea cloths* got turn _t,.j ,<*.
|u.IW*-.M_.l*-4v"      -I- .._ >.    <
face set wmlebedr "I was trrin 'token
s lad boy from boitiog a gaud l.ttU but"
"Tbat woe nobis Wbo ����s ths _ *.j hi.
tlsboyr   ''Mer-Ttd Bus
Rev   Suns Sottmy      Ah,  Tboass. thai
 an triad to toko too In about tUt ������*���,__
sdesmwef a boree. bat I'm tud ������*<���_ ���
���ami as I leak, ohf* Tbotats v.* groom)
-*"Noo. ��w. tbat y�� re not R��t Butt-,
���m\ wbatr TVtesas* "Beg pardoa. ��tr,
I mesa ya'rshadn't need to bs* "  |*aesk
Big Man (fto-untoa-d-/,-' Im tf<��a*4 to
bare met yes, air. 1 hear, so that twa
otlodtrd to me tout atoht aa an 1tadm4wJ' **
Ltttlo Mia (seeing hi* ���*���** est *' * **>*)
-��**Tbsl*s whore you or* mlwftf..--iMd I
attaded to yoaaaan *tadlv*dasU*��t ini
*SaUseU*Hat' yon know* ~ Fannt W*Aka
sat lobes  ore oi**t����rt*d ���
A haiaaa ekuQ aa largo as �� bssiol
beaks* has bean found ia Hi* .1 *
la Lunar beebires batw tn the farm at
eblt-Of guards from lb* bmochtw uf item,
ManaftictttrMrs of glass to l*r***l��r. pro
dneo svhbo of UMar Bono worn to ttmatn
wltb ehoabrta and rampart******* tomowl
9% aula
Daring tbe trebm of Kllmbstl* totkm
 tbive fsrt In ieoatb U*
toe Bototodt and fesSKStad ap to tb�� ����.".*t
���fib foldea eaSHsa, to wbieh Uttk u;*
CrfKol atky Ctktosjtss*.
Aa eaplsnstkm of a cnrics��t->p��)csl
pbet*ont*eonn arsj**iHtmes wtiitessr.1 m
tnmtj nights which Is called tht* "i**et��
do aurora,*' to offered tu Science by Mr.
Oc-otle of tbe Chicago sniversH.*- Ttw
piV ut*a*t-ooo takes tbe form of brautifsl
colou.it* of silvery light standing rsm
electric are lamps and other bri*bt
lights aad enmHimcs sppesrttis sSmost
ton orb tbe aeaith. Mr, tiowle **yt
tbat souiettmes ibe evening star has a
bright abaft below aa well ss st ��� *������*.
while tbe rtofng moon atandsin s brosd
colomu of light These apprsrau.es �����*���
fine to floating lrost c*��7atol�� which k^ep
tacir leflrcilng facra boritwaital (>�� e��*
aminallon be found that tbe wyttali
ot>ac��rned In tbe esblbition wm tlun
sis aided platea of Ice, never mot* ��l>��
one millimeter In dtameter. Wh.�� w
wiml blows, these little pistes ar. ujsrst,
and Uie columns cf light, caused ��r reflection from their aarfarea, dissj \**r
A W*m la Ills Uootrt~
Tbe old time Idea that tbe oWfh^oi
touch cf a foreign rmbstanccoti tbe heart
means certain death wasshatteml yt *i*
ago. One of tbe most rrmarkabh- .��**���*���
over beard of, however, was ��*�����*-*- iX'
scribed in a papr-r read l*ef*��*e tb. As***>
ciaUon of Atnerienn Physicians - ��"
years ago by Dr. Pesbody, ltwa*��ra
ease wbers a pin was found iu s bnmsu
keart after having been then* for an �������
definite period. The point of the P>n
waa distant above five, mlllim?ters *W��
tiie external surfa.** of the heart i��
pin seamed eroded and was bn.k<ii*'.
tbe scimsirs in diaeection. without i*
aomiug displaced. There was no ����'���
dsnee of recent local Inflammaiiou. iao
tbat part of tbe heart in the w-ighwj
aoodof tbe prorrudtng liead of th-��� l|����
wss greatly Ihickeued and snow ���*�����
and firmly adherent lo Uie edg�� of us*
Krr.-rtl.tl  st  N��W  DtWttW.   tt*   Attsassiitent*
Tr-tiitfrn* sisl ItOMltons:
Jul) *���
Or����saia*r--ljst��oo, M Attehlsoii
lii.i.* Jiina-Sta-HwnilwsLJi* **ew la-uttw, David
Kilrtailrrt .__.''��__
iu Kr��<*tl.��n  K��ctltstal���I*ajr**# tooantsln,
11,,,, s lUshdstl ��� _
\' ti H-me  aUI-fe-stk.Joho WHwdu-l
(.-. V   ��.*d��'^��t*,JB.J***��^._ '    __
 r-urtato, R Me
l_trr,irf -Fsittt*l cms*, b U
���.Hialtl. K aavafB, t W Hcdrtrh
M 4iMUlii (*bR*~JLtt*aoo, Vno
ir-Xk. HrKHii. WalterBraai
h tthr* --t*��***LS*ot**r. A It tt,ry
K��SatS*,V,     |*stw     aHSV.    HSRMK-I
sail  Jattltet   Tsrettr*   Mltr.   Ota*
IVrtnr MeKtrtro, O
vikins Xo s-*otoasr. t* 11 ����*l--*.
i ol.r t.rot*  tfaotsUt em*, H Att***��l*>at-
Sriil- 11 Wnt*Ammt-tAnmm,DoM Hsalos
l....ra Hr*r��*U**��al -lastv-o RoM lk*4������'N���.<���-
\. i. i-.r   MM rrtwk. ��so H Taylor
Jul. ��1
I��titorltnr Frsrt*��osl   I'sj rj*-otaintsln Lute
Krtn Krsrtkm   RttttlotOU rrtwk, Jmtpk Hsnller
awllhtttraHOi-sliaat^      * -______.__
l.iM.v   Titt Mife.ro Rotons. INHrtrli fjh-r*-u*
lUiti'tVr   Lctoxat.Itovfsl Hajt��-*r.
iu.fc.it mo>, Wm Wavla
K ..t .. .int suiHlsrrl Kuur MIK N'<*n*����n Mc-
MtM.tu. Anint* MatSitMtu
-.alt.'* It.y-Kssljtjty, lU-ratsti MoaeS
i-a-t.1. ll   lArto.*,. Wm jVTrmo**
..... li * thitra-mss aad Wtant tVsaasr. Henrr
* ..ikiMLti   Twt Mil*, tint* Nkfaolarw
Airs   IHI
Ik in
..��. ti**- 4litt^ *-***totw. Walkrr <*iuuf h
Wm* �������� tt* - ****it*a\ t*n*s Hsarr
JuMI-*.* mttd H S tf"-���*������*. W.ltvr t>-twh
ua-<>rt..m*e~Tbt***n*b,A II Vatr*
Ymw** Wmrtkmmt-~T*w   Mils, alms Kir-.
July *
t:;k rratrtloaat aad Xtottl Owl - tVtdr. Augm*
\ iLii-r*]**,
Kit**   l-ntlftL A LHsIa
J. I**i.nth   Ttrtlt-t* Mil*. ****���*�� titt**-**.
M.wty t\4��i   r.ssr Mil-, W msi.���rj.
U wiiUOi MsW-OsaHt.lt I* AntatM
I*-***   MIS rnpjjti. Wm .s*w|,srtl
Hurt. K**i* r-r**rtkm_l Uuv* K H tlu.il.>*.
T ll.n4.fw,*, W K HsmiH *.
!> r<4h| -..r.ttfc* WKaanlalst. B>ankl R Bam*
.���iim Cea-nt tr*-srdu*al 4'��n*-*ott*r A A lls> ���
1 K-----*auraa UtaH***-, R11 t'rwejr
ID., k Ju-k -Mstr. I. O t orrt
Xhith C��tmtty-Ss��e, I. WVwrry
W Itti.- Mettttw-^saast-. h 0 Vwrry. B II Crwr.y
Vi��iUi.t K'ttrt***,,   T H SS-*atid
lib   l^ttxtit, tV ���'��������* I. Oraint
Rival   *��in+  W I. Hrticx. WA* ��*"l**f
l>*.,it.tjd JutallW Vriinrl ereek. 1, B F*��rt-��#
T s_. .,.*- |. ��' HedrtrSs, R MarlVsiaM
\\ l* .1. IHI   Sltiraa rl��W. Aa* O tV*!-*!***
Jul.* ���*
(t>tc**��t�� rrsrn\sisl Otsly, tVred I. Wry
M .*-*. Itrll   |St>i>-j, rm _. K OBIrft
**��-_. t\*i.,, Ala* Ilasls, Krts ITS-r
Hub,   ^v.-*.i JtWrvltt
AiUtt*   -wit*. TV** IMrturt
< *rri> .-vrmt |Um Iskt* |*tsrd Rsrni*
\ * ���.���rU-srtsse, Aobm llslj, Marry HsIUtn
M tiittaln t'.st   ta;���. Ms**rjf Allvit
Hurt, lt.a-1   Wtlft* rmH. I**tv>1 Traas
I\vr_v-.   ��_um*. ** R ten*. H R Wrottet
tUrvlm-n   Urmm ***prtusvr. Ckm* tot-taitt*****,*.
Ah t Itrj-tt
iMlKriih   K.str MIIV, A M Ihvuttart
Jutitlw a��M|  Kamiy   AH.*** -Wit*  MO* ereek
M ....uu. i a Hart
"���*"'*��� sm��I l-sirul-aamr. I. ��"��� Ws*r
Jul.  I.*
Kl.iv.c_4., Mjurtoatr. Jas M Ksjr��a
Kai.awl.a. Outsf Httta aud t.ljrSiV Ftntlsrl
"'"k, |. K KtMtMtt. I. W HntHft.. R MrUr-wM.
f V, \a_.
: 1 i-   Tn, MUt*. 1-tttrlrltiiw.tui
*vui,*.M,   aunt* Jm Kytia
t "|.|-r   I'rtitrt*   wt-ftt   abtran    IsSt*.  Win    11
��� �����>.,��.���
��� Mtsis mmm,9f Kx.-tu.*
Jul. li
UoMn -i-.--tr.-t twint). | QeMM
Ittvl \t httf an.t lUiM*   j_*m,.\ rrsitk J Smlih
y��-^H,rfHl��ba   Or-iih. t-rt-Hi. W 4 Hlmt
**l.i*l.i;   | jm.-t,trr. Mlkt* Hltntk*
Utih* j.r   kfHiuiaaa. r A Meiamasll.
"*U> Kr��rU.4i   tan-Hitrr. IIII Mrl'twll
l*r�����.   \f, ,1.,^  |V|W MrKw|M|r
July IS
ll.iliy ftiitl IVr*r*tT^,,W._*W,||Ht_ia Stw l����*n
Vtjr.A \ ifottor. A W IllUnwoii
��iiory traiLta-lirar Uke. W H Ilrtiwry
\i T T rl1*2*.1   M��*tisao. Ilarrj Law*
asjr   Irlle H-��rtlt��,-tW. II ll t'sm.Tt��ri
C_Sj|?_t: M-aw-io, R*4S HtVsie
WllCiw        "lfe*f    ,-*,tt"*   Wm  *****   H,>,*'
,J"""I-  Nt.wl*t*nv��r.DRMeRss
.   . ASttlOtJ.lllL.KTS.
July T
imliVi*'..J"'*' *' WlmHe   Ree**i��t*tl..oners
!,.,._: _������-.' **S��rati MilllttK t.>
������'���tiv.it  Ttttj
$\Z*y ^**ing-m\toA ..���
sal.,,n'���:**������ Kos.
^w>.r   Al*t Kt^riroaai
July s
Vnu!t!rB i *���*_!���*_**- *�����������������sSslais
i^-SM)   J����M��-Ki��ciisi!
iloiis   C H U��v
�� 'V Hull
S..V..,..    "! "   wttlt
��� ������nbm"*'?*?"' mrk vlmA- Att��(*<ti��li-H.>
! "wi����*n.
(Mra-Wai Harris
Jf<^'if',Lv'"!!;?0* W��Themlin_oa
K W <    Ktt>..rd>d<.wii*-nt
Ml...,.a|a*llt   Krte UkMCu
Crystal J*ttt   A C Wry
SU-klet, M'wnhttf Hutt   Bet^frtkd owner*
July (j
Coitus, I'ulsskl-   K.. .rnktl .miwra
Utlbr Montana Harm-It, Llttk tilitnt-Ja< luuu
ai.irnj.bM air-. A Wi Sletrsrt
Hub. Alts- Jas Stnttlt
titttmtor AlUnW   V 0 Rarkllff
Houduo-- A E Tccti-r
Hamilton, Hac-ltoti. Mark Barrle, Hhanan-
���b��ab - R**c..nlr*J ntriit-r.
l-urrt-ll Tb* I'urrrliMinlnal'ttriJtirstloti
Ntrwry--Rieta.il i Irtnaby rt si
���tawyt-r-Aiet K.r��*��.��Mt
lVrit--R*>t-,��rvlt*j| ..wurr
R.-4 Cum- M H W Ratkborne et si
4H.I Toot Hut,  Jul' Ryan
fainter. Franklin, NVIaun No i, ("ruwn 1'olnt-
ItV^jrtlttl uwnrra ���
July tn
lira. Uhi^prrt.ill   H M Kssyon
toomark   I' A M. Dotursll
*A*al��*rtVLt>-tVin Ttj.<rl>um
Kvriyu   KCP--ase'
fJvaki>M   Wui VabutInru-t al
Vne ���.���j.t-trS and MaJrattc  Utas Frvneh
ttlucsa Hrr*,-. K.-tr.��r4.al hulilrr*
Itl-tt*. Nt, t A'OeiAi B Mr Arthur <-t al
July It
Irtairted. fc*jrit*.(*luts MrNlrlWI
Kdtth -1) ll M< Htall
i*al *.viy Hoy   <��.����. It Kuuwk'- et st
StVittwliMlrr No *  J A Wltltlier
HilUioV N ��� 2   Saauirl Walker
lluniin-rt.-**   J N T����tW Mat
Jttlr 13
tdvirlirr   lbt*..rvlt-l h<>W' r*
M-WI Ti-CaiJt 1. Ivtul.na.*k.
M��> |�� j* - J. *inb* kuaun
Julr T
Jss ..lltv.Jy t*�� H-��****t��nl'V*-***r--J Brrmuda. tft
Itttm -ttksii**.-, 1*. AitirmnUrk. ) ('.Hivrntiuii
rrartion.' t��r.-st IMt t��le, July t. -I'M*
C J Moore Ut !_turv*iit-v Pt*ti!r��--i Hllverliie,
Junr IX tt
__ i,- t..*%ine .- ��� Svditry. Jtiiu- li, tl
Jot.tt krSeil S.s Wo ��'*>Hr.|tan The SIlTer
H III, Jane **s.sl
C M (kUHnt to Oeo H Ay lard -Ths Vfkttuj;
S.l .* July ;.*t
J.��tr|4i HiiKsniiwu to C*hss Ilurk** \ Ju^iter
sitd t.rare R. 1 JesKfrh tt, ' Blrtiune. J, Tnim**,
July i. tl
July s
|{(. Hettd.T-t.st to Geo H  Aylanl -\ llxenli..
MstM.'l -
NtI* NVl**st to trimot*-' Vlkluf. Ma* M. *1
E C Under tt��A E W*hlnon��e--| Madre snd 1
Ibtt.ti.Juty *.. fl
July ��
TO Johnson to H A Harton --J Ssnd*m t*hlef.
July I, *t
t w Taylor to Aootph Psyne-HJ t*5e��nnilit4t'r.
Jun* ?1 = it������* ...        , _, ,
Ju.iliarT.lH-rl�� I��uU J  bebert -| ItSiaggtW,
John II Asb6��-ktl..Jstn,t.M Martin | Kii-*bni
awl all titterwt* tt, the Holly snd llully Varden,
July*. "SB
Jolt ll
Mikf tOtslka to  Antonio  IS^UsiV-'   Viadns
July tr. tl
Vs UurrnrttrtJ S Smith���I'M N'rir Columbia
snd Feh". Juivrlt.ll **__''__        j
StnH* t*. S MrPltad* i�� ��i Sew Columbia and
F. lit, June 14. rl 	
Hlr,4tM. l*ow**rs to J O Rollins- l rn*d.*rick.
J,Jss A MrlkmaVl t*. �� II Kirk   | Tutl Frultl.
Junr a\ oto 	
an laeootloos Jeweler.
"Will you   |t|i*asi' examine that dia
mond." ssiil   a man who  hatl  sn*|��|*eil
Into a dim n town jewelry etore yi*ster-
day, "an.l tell me what y.m think of it?
If it is a iioott "tone 1 think 1 will bay
The Jeweler took tlie gem, wlitoh was
���M��t, and looked st it tritit-ally for S
moment    Ttien. iti   .-oiitl.lentittl   lones,
lie said: . .     *,   .
"Well, lo tell von the truth, tnat
i-n't a very jum-J stone. It hasn't much
lire; it is Udlv cut, snd Utere is some-
thittK here that looks very mneh like a
Then Ins NM the diamond under a
niiensteope and examine.! it eanMtilly
finally olwen ing:
"No. it isn't exactly a Haw, but I
shouldn't fall it a is*rfiH*t su��ne. Now.
if vou want somothing really tine. I Ha\e
I    'rii **
���'EXCOSS me." the other man interrupted. "I mtess 1 will not httv a .lui-
montl Ustav Thin is a sUine that one
of your eterkf let tne take Satnnlax on
approval. I dt^posltodIBOonit, HeajJ
let tne have my tnonfv. and we -Atlt ��all
lite deal off." ,   . n_m.tt
Tlie monev was handed over without
anv eomment. but tliere was a grieved
!��� trossion U*XU. the jeweler I OOUntenr
anas Ui��t told the itory ����f i lasson waif
Having sold my Sandon business to D. W.
FRENCH & CO., I bespeak for them the same
liberal patronage that has been extended to
me, and thank my many friends for their past
I carry the stock���the largest in the Slocan-
Kootenay. in show r3oms covering
3,000 feet of floor space.
Everything for a Mansion or Cottage at
ottom Price
One hundred dozen of chairs to select from
direct from the factories at prices low as the
lowest. D. M. CROWLEY, practical up-
holsterer, with a staff of mechanics, can make
anything to order.
Undertaking a Specialty.
Note the address: Above the Ledge office*
Sixtli Street. New Denver.
Krv iirltt pit i.i on *.��<-l�� to Sandon, Stocsn City and all Lake point.*,.
Kootenay Mercantile Tailoring Co.
A full line of
always In Stock
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Ernest Kennedy, of Weeks, Kennedy
& Co., who has juat arrival in 1-ondon,
Eng., has sold in that city all the stock
on the market of the Dundee Mining
Co. The next issue of stock will be at
the price of 90 cents per share. The
new machinery is in place and En
griiieer Parker says a carload of
ore will be shipped this month. President Dundee aud Secretary Weeks will
shortly visit the mine. The highest
assay was fc>7 in gold.
George Gooderham and G. T. Black-
stock, of Toronto, who bought the War
Eagle mine last year, are expected to
Arrive here in a day or two.
The Mayor ami Tom Daly (the new
police commissioner) were iii a majority
at the meeting of the Police Couimis-
sioners* this week, and Magistrate
Jordan In a minority. As a consequence,
a new set of men comprise the police
force, the energy and smartness dis-
{ilayed by such men as I iftieers Hooson,
*yper and Henry apparently froitig for
uotning in the eyes of Mayor ****ott and
Mr. Daly. It is'the one thing objection-
al in the Mayor's i^nie���thtsditw*egai*d
of services rendered the town, and the
promotion in all departments of entirely
new men.
The Rosslander has made its last
appearance as a newspaper. It is to be
made into a sort of mtuing journal and
will lie issued in book form. Thenews-
paper^d printing offices* are feeling
the stagnation probably more than any
other line of business in the city. The
Miner has laid off another pair of case*,
and it is said that a reef is to be taken
in in the present size, the pages being
reduced by a column. Times*, are pretfy
dull in alf the print shops.
Some rich ore from the Emma B.. a
claim on the north fork of the Salmon,
went as high as ���I.H90 in gold this
week. AssayerClnettsaid it was reaily
not itet-essarv to assay it. The acid
left the ore almost pure gold,
The Girard Fraction, lying between
thc Hattie Brown and Curlew, on the
South Belt, i*. noa- the Plewman Fraction. There is an excellent showing on
the property, which comprises abont
eight acres, and will be worth a great
deal of money when opened np.
Tee Anaconda Gobi Mining Co. is
operating with four men on their recently acquired group near Sophie
mountain. They are working on the
Handy and Little Flo. and the showing
is very good; better, in fact, than was
expected for a much greater depth.
It is stated in the Miner that W. A.
Campbell, who was elected alderman
and never came back to fill his post,
will not return to Rossland. aa he has
dosed up all his btxiiuew. here. Another instance of wasted energy and good
The dispute r*egarding the Good Friday claim has been settled and the
principal owners are organizing a
strong company, which will be on iu
feet and mining in a few days. Tlie
ledge on the property is 85 feet in width
and ore taken from it haa aaaaved *W7
in gold. *_��> os. silver and 40 per cent,
lend. The treasury stock of the company will be put on tbe market at 7?w.
A urge force of men is to be put on at
once, aitd it is claimed that the mine
will be a shipper from the start.
The gigantic scheme for deriving
power from tiie Kootenav Falls will tie
a great thing for this city. No doubt
New Denver will also come iu for some
beneJita from the univeroal distribution
of electric power in South Kootenay.
The Abe Lincoln, mi Deer Park
moonuim has a 10-lt shaft the bottom
ol which is in solid ore of good grade.
At surface the vein wasonlv two inch**
wide, but widened to 90 inches the first
foot in depth.
Hie Finance Gold Mining Co. met
with a stroke of luck a day or two
since: No less than ���*..'_&' 'shares of
treasury stock were sold in one Work
in  London. Ont.   The company  has
four claims on Own mountain, just
north of Rossland.
The Delaware claim, a little north
west of the Jumbo, is brought Into
notice once more hy recent development tvork. Chester Glass, president
of the company, has been out to see the
property in compauy with Supt. Dottge
of the "White Bear. Mr. Dodge says
tiie surface showing is as fine as any
thing he has seen in the camp. It will
be remem cred how th*�� IVlaware was
advertised last summer by the two
Glasses���David and Chester���and the
assays, which ran from ���*> to $**), were
printed in heavy type. It may turn
out a good property in spite of the
���'booming" it underwent last summer.
������signs. Bat II Is the
Fort*sti*dottf- Qgnrsslatsaii
The leading |*a|��ers of Color**Jo, excepting the News of Denver, are wjitkin*.
over tbe end of the strike at Lcotlville,
and prophesvtng all kinds of good thing*
for LuMlville and tlte slate l-**-��u**e {teace
has been declared. The Miners' union
has been forced, sadly and reluctantly,
to call off the strike. Instead of its being a matter of rejoicing, it seems to nt*
to be one of tbe saddest events of tlte
Never wo* cause more just, never was
it defended more tirsvelv. There has
bean .wore berotsm shown by the *��U*iker��
themselves, in tlie fbrbt-ntrance Under
intense provocation, in self sivrrifirt*. in
devotion and frsternsl feeling, thsn in
any great battle ever fought utnler the
direction of rulers of nations, ami by the
working miners whodivkhti their srantv
earning to tbe last day they were called upon to dtt so. Never was greater
unanimity, closer friendship, more
faithful twiUierlin*>*as,niantfe-*aeti. Never
were greater hopes cherished and deeper
determination felt. It was the one grest
struggle against the eiH-rumJitnents of
(towers tbst have ground down the wanes
of the eastern miners until life is seartv-
ly possible. Tbe miners of the west
bsve Ireeii enabled to live in something
approaching comfort and as workers
should live tn the past. Thev have been
brave, sturdy, high spirited snd tnde*
pendent. They have hnt-ed iie*|*eratelY
to keep tbeae rbaracteristu-s. They bo|s*t|
to wartl off the slavery of the eastern ami
southern mines front the whole bewtitifut
west tbey loved so well. Tttey lutve hdd
out longer titan struggling worker** evnf
did iff fore, but with s gisnt rapiuhsi
planning to down hit competitors, **_h
tlte other owners tied bond and t.��tt
from iloing what they generally ts-lieve
to be right, there wss no protect of ever
gaining their nolde f^nttwes. Tht*
miners yielded, but not in gladness uf
What la there to rejoice over ? l_*a.J
ville ir to be congratulated on tbe ending
of tbe strike, they are told. What i-art
of Lndville? Rich Mr. Moffat, who
already owns a big handful of Cotorade
no doubt, and a few more wealthy mine
owners and speculators. More stiver
than ever liefore will Ire brought nut of
the ground st Leodvilie. it is sold. More
sold than Cripple Creek send* out will
be found and sent away try l_radvil|e
laborers. tSomebody will be more enormously rich than he would have tteen
had tlie strike turned out another wav
But of the massof the prattle���the work
ere, the producers of all this marvelous
wealth ?
They will be no better off. They will
never know one jot more of comfort or
instruction or amusement for all the
wealth dug out of the bowels ,.< tJ>
earth. They will tiencelorth work for
lower and lower worn as the conditions
of industry. Tbere is nothing now stand-
ing  Itettreen   them  an.l   the   "jmttis-r
���*S?T *��f oMer l,t*te8 tiroduatly they
will feel thev are approaching slavery .an* I
there is np bops for it unless s-Mm-thlni*
gtreotr-a deluge perimiM-sholt come ami
sweep away the misersble, inijtist ,���,���|j.
turns which obtain sll over the civiliw-d
world. |
l-imlville, Colo.
The very due vintage of 0. H. UVUli A Of i*s
Now coming u> thb market b elteitiitir universal adiniraii *n ��--, ,,fofln,
of its verv superior quality ami tiryiwm wltbost being heavy, numinr it a
perfect wine in the true sense of the word. It should be tasted to i* tullv
According to Custom House Mstbtie* ths Imporutit-o of U II. Minus k
Co.'* Kxtni l-rv chamgagne froiu Jsntwv 1st to lJ>-����tn.Mr :\w i ��**.���*; H
gregared itXMH cases* or 3&&*0 esses twtcs titan that of anv .titer hnttl
showing* thsv it mamutns an Immense lead ov��r sll otliei-ft.
By chemical snslysb of l*rot. K. Ofden I^tremus it cwntain* the km
amount ii alcolt-ol, tliervfbr, the i*arest snd litest whnlestwiie etumingne.
total Warrsnt*. have been granieil to llsssri. Ci, II  M-inim 4 Cs, m
Krvcvors to Her Majesty, the <-H��een of Kiuriand, (lb Royal iligbnetitiV
Ince of Wales, lib Majesty tt* German GmptfW, Hb Ma> **tv u*- King
of the Belgians, lib Majesty the King of llollansl fib Msje*t\ ilx- Ki*tg**f
lh-nniark, lib Majesty the King ti Sweden snd Norms v.
OTHER tt I.W8KK, rWe Agents, Xku*nx BC
W'Knm'iiMWtmt.-ire*.., ^-  .������������.-   ��� ������...,.       i. .
Wt�� have jiuit it?ceived
A Large Invoice
! WARE and GRAKITBWARE of the kin her
We al** carry a ftill line of
Groceries -1 Furnishings
BUNTEK BROS.. .SuiKkm antl Ronntand.
$��� BU&o&5>
Dealer ir| ME A T.
*: AT:
rSnaRsssSM-s so mm*
If you
Waef a hat
Or am thin* In the line ot
Mm* WKAR call on
Thos, Brown & Co.
Men's Outflttem, Heen Arenne. Hsnd��tt �� C*
WM-aasniy, !���,_*
TuZTXut'lV 1" V\> w" '"'' ^''v'rt*
.1 . J. * n,uMt < oiituitiin U.nvr.l Kti.lt.tM.
��*��.��. <.., ot ft,., (f��i��.,N Mt,^,, [��**' -WtWasa.
^ar,t���nV,Auly;tim��    * "*!*������
m-v<-.-��   ���'  ���
��� Kur.*1*''
All ajTitaats ottlns l��w '��,r '"'"., A-st��
U.Kt�����n��*tV.i��.t.' ��*��� w,tMJLmt0f
1st, at that trill ha |4s.-�� '���; ������ A ,-.
ntsitt.    ., �� o. to
Mlltwrt-ttt attalTltiw r**tk��
I.      . 'ff   tl"  ������' -
Li.utcnant-Oooernor   iMttnlneq   is
Spending s Peto Days There.
< I). H.a^Wt**-*. arrived is town
,|(,iii Winnipeg on Wtfneeday.
foi. 8. W. Roy returned from a
I,w tlavs trip to the Dardanelle*. nnd
oilier Slocan   liroftmla* on Wednes-
��� lilV-
A. C. Buitlick of the firm of Bur*
,liok  A   King,   left  on  Thunslay
morning for a business trip Ut Win
Unit,t'ov. Edwsrtl Dewdney ar*
rivitl in Kaslo on Wt-dnmuty aiul
intends s|N-ndiiig a few dsyt- in the
di-trk't hsdclng into Its resource*..
Hugh Hutberlsnd of Wiiiiiiuej** ar*
riv.il in Ksalo on Wednesday, in*
it-iiding tosnend some time In the
sh-csn in looking; after his mining
N. T. Ifogel, a nromlnent attorney
���j Winnipeg, ana one of the most
vtl.lv known public men of Wt-st.
. rn ('snada, arrived In town from
Nelson on H wlnestlay and i*��}*Mitl-
iiijr a few days taking in the situs-
Kaslo is now tsvimiitig fairly well
tnpplied with rtiomv and comforts
t.l. rt-ddenlial hotels. Tlie latent
.L,L|iu.iti*.!i j* the I��augliam, on the
et truer of Avenue A end frlfUi **4iwt,
which, under the shle ii.aii.ij_*m. ni
t Mis* Case, lately from Portland,
ami Mr*. Warner of Han Krsnvlsrti.
ia now one of the most comfortable
.tti*l i-oiuiiHsllous reHidence ijuartert.
in t'.wn, having Uie benefits of all
ni'slem imiiroveiiM'iits in the way of
- l*t trie light*, baths, etc.
IVtc Linquist and 0. .1. Weir.
j>i.*!.|sxtors of New It-cuver and San-
ilnn. arrive*! In town tm^Tuesilay
irmu Wisslbury cm*... having
���n-^tl the divide from tne Hlocan,
oid j-r. ta.pti-wxl on tlte head of Kaslo,
W.usllrtiry and Kokanee. Regard-
uu' the i*f*t~*cntacejmnt*of riehttrikea
ihey iiistrt that s number of very
��� leh -*��irface showings have ttn-ii dis*
"Vtntl. but the lends, although
������< 11 ih-tiiHtl and iiroatly true rtttoures.
><**��� very small, with dry tire in a
���a'ntnlte fiirmathtn, much tin* same
i-oitdiUons as those exbting on
**-|.iinger and Is'inon creeks.
Tlie K<M>t*'iiay-W��*tltiiigt'.ii i*n*e-
tiall league is* altotil wound Up.
inland's team, on account <��f
it* failing 'Inane.-, and ins
������ility to get auywhvre near the
t-��p. Its* disbandetl, ami thb leaves
���'���Iv S^tkane and Kaalo in the ag-
sri t cation,which, no matter ho-v will
u.g to do so, it hi Id not well continue
'he i*.H*s>tHtion as the distance** are
t.i.i tfrna and a cotiipetitkui la-twis-n
|wo turns on|v W<__H<1 |M. Ucking in
mi*!.-t nti-etwarv to sttrset s |iay*
ing .intlii'iice. routing st thi* tinie
��hcn the Kaalo hoys have juat won
for themselves the" tin.1 place in the
''���ague, it is a great disapisiiniment
'" the team's manager*-and the Km*-
ljs.,|,|,. giiH-rallv. The last th ni-
-���un.**. played In Kaslo on Snturdav
���""l Sunday, were a matter of m.icli
*<U>taction to tiatft-bnll entliusin*>t*v
������<Te, ami the hoim* U'Aiii and its
"���������.������'gerH have the general lymps-
'-'V ofthecittons.
\��<ontlng ui present indications,
haalo is promised a much more fav-
������rnble railwsy eoiinection with the
"���nith. ,\ gang of Qresl Northern
���"[irveyon have been working slong
' ������ '���'aatshleof Kooteimv lake from
,h��- '��undsryto 8snca for about two
���������������utlis, Htirveylnga line from Bon
ner a terrv u>_ Sanca, and upon no
less reliable authorltv than that of
Jim Hill a local railway magnate
made the statement recently that It
is the intention of the Great Northern to commence the construction of
this piece of road immediately.
Some St. Paul capitalists, who have
l**.'ii in Kaslo a good deal lately and
are tupposed to be on the inside'ring,
are negotiating for the townsite of
Hanca, which is at present in a tangled muddle of litigation, and have
also laid out another townsite on
White ('rouse mountain to be known
ba White ft rouse. It is the intention
to run a spur connecting these two
points, and thereby tapping the
White (.rouis* and St. Marys countries. This will be great* news to
tin* prospectors and claim owners in
these districts, as a number of properties only await the accesion ofa
railway to'Ikvoiiic immediate shipper?*. ___
The Denver has pleasant well
furnished rooms for transient and
permanent guests.
The .Sandon Liundry is now prepared to deliver short order work
within eight hours,
When tu Kaslo go to the Hoval
Sleep,   that  knits  up the raveled
sleeve of care,
The denth of each day's life, sore
labor's bath,
Balm of hurt minds, great nature's
second course,
Chief nourisher in life's feast
At The Denver, Sandon.
Por Ssle.
O.Ktl hotel, with lants diniiis room and ele-
���Nitt lt��r, .tttiita tht. btatt liataiifaa lit otte of the
tivflWat rart.M* la W*r.l Kootenay. Ka��.v
Ifrtlta      *L|'j.lv In
       Samion. B. 0.
Lost or Stolen.
A Israt* ri>vt-l..r,-*-..itljotit* certlSeate ot****
-here* Rovsl Fit*, attains aUs-k snd till of
*j_l* .if an lnt��*rv-.i in mineralrlalm Itivrrnt-*.-
SttltaMf rvttar.1  <>n  r*��tnrnin�� to H��t��l **��n-
SaSDOlg LODQB to 8S. K. ol P. Mt**t. mi)
Wf-.ttitj-^lat cvvntnc al SoVlorlt in Crstr-
ft.r.1'* hall. VUiiitia knight-, ronlisllv inv io-1
i.. .ii.ti.l WW  PALLOWS.Cje.
Stationery, *i
Cigars and Tobacco.
New Goods
< >|*al*. Rnl*lt*��, Emtsraldt,, Pearls, etc.
Wlit'-h will be told at the Lowent Price.
We keep the larcest, and best anworted
t*fIVJCK in town.
An.i the reimta t ion of a reliable JEWELLER
1* at the htu-K of every article sold.
The JEW'ELLERY TRADE is Urgely one of
OONFIDEXCK. tto that when yoo boy rrom a
l*art v without BUSINESS sUndinc and repaint ion to lo*t��. yon run all the RISK, and pay
the hijthe-t piit-e for a nseless or imitation
We have a reputation at stake.
and will maintain it by selling the
at reasonable prices.
CODY. B. 0.
BONGARD it PIECKART. Proprietors.
The First Class
Hotel of Cody.
Jeweler and Optician
McClary'8 Famous
Metel Workers.
���. o
Ur*. S. S. Warner.
Mia*. Cane
Ki.it i    ��i' *t. j* i .lay.
*Mi. in) MOM hj thf Week.
Htibacribe for the Paytttreitk.
Furnished Roooms
Electric Liahttt.
Hot aud Cold Bath*.
Steam Heated,
Newly Fnrnlshed Throutrhout.
Cor. A Avenue sod Fifth St.
A strictly first-class hotel in
nil Its appointments.
Livery Stable with jrood Saddle
snd Pnck Horses In connection.
Sandon, B. C.
American plan, 13.50 per day. \
European plsn, $2.00 per day.
Strictly first-class.
I I   l-IM    ��� 11 ������ r
t     Mrs. M. A. SMITH, Prop.    |
Mrs, Kate Bargso.
American and European plan.
Finest Furnished Booms tn the
��*lty. Best Imported and Domestic Wines, Liquors and Clgara
Strictly First Qass.
Special Attention Paid to Transients
$1.50 to $2 Per Day.
J. S. REEDER, Prop.
Central Hotel
A Sew Houxe With New Room** and Awom-
niudations First Class in All Respect*..
Best Furnished Rooms
aim Finest Barm mm city.
Situated ou Front -atrest with splendid view
of Kootenay lake.
Victoria House
Now complete with the best fninuhed rooms
in the district. All aet-ommodatlons first
class, incladfo* electric li��ht, hath rooms
and all
Modern Improvements.
A nice, qniet, residence hotel, situated on A
avenue.  Convenient to the depot.
VV. J. HALL, Prop.
��� V-
w. mmmmmemjm^m^mm
Eight Men Sent Up to Begin De*
celopmsnt Wo rh.
Tlit' Braden Bros, ot Helena,
Mont., sold on Saturday tlie. Ajax
group, next t�� toe American Boy
and near tin- Nohle Five p'oup, to
K. Wallace, who is believed to have
made the purchase on Mia If ofthe
Ontario '���old Fields IVvelo*miettt
��� couipsnv. The consideration issaid
to Is* |2&,000.
The group consists of three claims,
the Ajax.-l'rown Point ami Random
Shot. Only the two tirst named
hsve been worked, and they have
now about 400 feet of tunnel iug.
They ore old properties, having been
located in 18.11, ami on* has been
shipped from the .Ajax and the
Crown Point from time t-�� time.
How much cannot Is* ascertained,
hut this year there bsve been three
shipments, the last one Mug at the
depot awaiting a ear at the time the
purchase was made. This would
make a total shipment for this year
of 40 tons. - The tire runs from 177
to-JO) ounces of silver and flO per
cent. lead.
Mr. Wallace sent eight men out
early in the week to u|ien up the
two claims mentioned, and hopes to
start regular shipment*; by this time
next month.
An  Acerage Csrload Glees a Net
Vslns of Ooer $88 Per Ton.
The Wonderful has only IH men
employed, much development work
is being done, and yet nearly tit)
tons of on? has heen' shipped fnnn
the mint? during tbe present year.
What this nets the owners can easily
lie reckoned up from the returns of
a recent shipment. The car contained a little over 20 tons, and the
returns showed 125 ounces of silver
and 72 per cent, of lead. This is the
average ofthe Wonderful ore ami it
varies but very slightly.
This would give a gross, value at
the mine of $124.23. The freight
and treatment cost ��22 per ton; the
toss in silver was 13.78 per ton; loss
in lead, $4.85 per ton. Tlie duty
was |10.8i; per ton; the custom's
charges 12_ cents per ton: and the
net returns 182.151 per ton. For this
particular shipment the figures on
the smelter's cheek were #1701.12.
A Surrey  Being Hade  to  Obtain
Greater Water Pressure.
B. 0. Klblet is making the surveys
for a plan that will not only increase
the water supply, but will give mt
great a pressure that iu ease of Are
the buildings on the hills, as well as
the three-story buildings down town
(and the ten-fttory buildings when
they are built) cau be promptly del-
nged. It is prc*|*ost*d to bring'in an
additional supply of water, to run a
new main supply pipe through Second avenue, near the railroad
tracks, and to make connections
with the power plant of the electric
light station.	
Bought Out H. Giegerich.
Tbe well known house of H. Oie-
gerieb sold its Sandon branch dur-
ig the week to D. W. French A
Co., wbo wiii continue the general
merchandise and mining supplies
business on much the same lines ss
it has been so satisfactorily conduct
ed. The head of the new linn
W. French, conies here ft*im An**
coiida, Mont., wiiere he was fur Iv
vears the privat. secretary of Mar
cus Dalv. He is a young man of
great nervous force and business
acumen, and as hi** last potion
gave a clear insight into the needs
of mining men antl prospeetor* and
inining supplies generally, he has
C'HifMenee of being able to build up
a verv large trade, especially as *o
manv Montana men an- heavily in-
ten*stetl in the mines of this district
R0UGHIX.'. -Jj^*5^00*^
Our Methodiet Minister Will Blush
When He Reada This.
The Rev. A .VI. Sanford was. before he came to Sandon. pastor o!
the Brunswick street Methodist
church of Truro, N. 8_, and iu an
ungarded moment he wrote a frank
letter of his -tosition liere to om* of
his former congn'gation. Tlie letter
was all right as a private epistle,
but there is such a craving fur news
of the famous Sl����can district at the
far eastern end of the dominion that
the editor of the Truro News gut
hold of it antl published it, even to
the concluding paragraph. It is this
last paragraph which mantles with
modest blushes the well rounded
cheeks of our voting divine, and
whicli will lead all the young ladies
of Sandon who have not already
well grounded suspicions to exclaim: "Which oneof a* will It lie?"
The letter runs as follows:
"I am living a very busy snd exciting life snd have found s most
congenial Held. This is practically
a new field, no real solid work having ever been done here, but I hope
soon to see things hustling in g��*��d
shape. I am pitching in for ail I am
worth: in fact, I have to do so, far if
a man can't hustle* he'd better get
out at once. This is no country for
a slow man. for iu every line of "busi*
ness ''hustle'' is the word.
"Already 2000 'jjrs-ofile are hen-,
and there Is only one other minister
hen* besides myself, though others
may soon arrive* and before another
year has passed this population will
probably have doubled.
"I am not suffering from luxury,
and you would smile if you couid
see me iu my shanty thia evening
sitting on a trunk and writing you
this letter. There an- five of us liv.
ing here ami there is only nm* chair
and oue ls*d. A block of wood about
a foot across serve* both for a seat
and for a wash -stand, and we have
a trestle, something like a carpenter's horse with a five-inch plank
about a yard long nailed to two leg*
each end. We do our own eiMiking
and I have **>ecial charge of the
dishwashing department. | telly on
it is a gay life, but even this life
coat* one between t�� and * I a week.
To board here would et**t. at the
least, **<7 a week, and gi**d Itoartl
would cost from 110 to #20. In
altottt two months I expect to be 1st
ler situated, as- my people will by
thai time, ha vi- completed a small
but comfortable home for me.
When this is completed I bone to gel
married ami settled down."
S*a4 Tour Waging t��
Kootenay Steam Laundry
KAMA, 1.0.
New Building. I_*te*t Improved Mat-bluer) and tin- lu-m
Kxpctrfcmced Help that Money can Pr-rure. All thk* u��-���-,.
Satisfactory Ru-Jmw. Ulvr r* a Trial, litswls C��||,���| *,���
snd delivered twice a w��*k.
We Send Your Laundry to Kaslo and Return Free of Charge
J. II. TAIT, A1re.1t.
P.O. Bos 112.
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eat sttpatrlnn"'* la ^tet��t��tts������t a**t a��**tM*'****#��*
at mi**.    A *��*��������* l***s�� *d tht* mod .ww^i***!,,,,
romun *��,shtV* a* t*�� .*0*w mymmt pomawtkt* Am ,�������
vc.t..r. tVHHw-tVttvlsst* *t****jnrt* rwinltAted *w
nr..** tt Is**,   t '��*Tt*j>*|��>tt*��ty*>*t-ta ���miteOmd	
... Mining Operators
SWIM IN. ||. ('.
And Other Investments,
livery Itepreseiitatloo   ('uaraiiteeil.
Sanson* B. C.
Wmr 0Mo*
Cigars and Tobaccos
TR�� ROBINSON'S New Siro**!-* Supply Store.
Tltr r'lur-t I.Sttr ��*t jXn*t'��rt and Wremwh lifts** iMtfS Its m*mA-   Uewrmrbaoia aftS \mhtt *��**
Osfsslts Cswistit's Law Office.
Kootenay Lake
Saw Mill . . . .
���t  ��!,!,   IT
atsrf-. r��<*�� ���IU Sn^t * fwM V -
Special Attention to the
Msnutecture of Sash Doors.
Blinds, Mouldings. Finishing Materials. Eta.
Estimates fnrnished for
tanHtflti  TmknmmrOCmn.
��� ������������
ttesntm. f��e����. i<��*
Buildings.    Concentrator*   4 sans Mas sf Osrss mod Pobmr cstst
Ete )���*. a* hmnd.
D���'-EfcTSi" DAILY ��� STAGE
0. p. moore     fmifiG FORKS TO
��� eoew motwwww     MsratsiI-***- Ts-w W***h****��'t*n
A SS A V F R 1 JS^'Sly at ii -.vjt^*.
em*mmwmm**wmmmmmmwmtm*w   i:\-\nrk     1^,,i*~ttMt�� ���i I " ��� ''���*"���
-^CHEMIST'JJ.Q^   WJ bqwmmT^
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l"t..i,i attr..., iii-ur Mio-tii. r l.*...li��.��.
kaslo. b.c. Bowser, W&M
l-lf.t   I'll,.. ��t,.rk ��l   lr.��>lltl,l. -,...       Sf_-..t4t   I
sitt.i1iit.11 aad tiiti.. rvtitrti. ,m ��t��iin*U, m.���i |
ttymtpmoM   Writ*. f.*r��r��>'l��.h*rltt>* H \ RKtSTFti***
r...|.-r,.r..itt..| Mnrt-f, * Hortnre ant Atrial
F. W. 8R0VES,
Civil and Mining Engineer,
NOTVKll>  Ac
����nSsn 8. C -
sassavsr. B C.
M^ra��tlHJmaHt,rt^v.Utt.lB^,rt��.it ,..,,,  I     Huh^rrlbe for tlie |��H>���*<���"���*���'*���
rW'iiir 1*1 latn'l rt-arvsvnr
Kaslo, B. C.


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