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The Paystreak Apr 16, 1898

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 /^'-0ni^^^sjL*&     *y^A*+Se~r^^
Kaslo intend* to celebrate the 24th
of May.
Tlte Cody sawmill closed down
this week.
Mrs. Rlhlet went to Spokane on
Bruce White went to Spokane on
J. A. Smith hat taken np his reel*
dence In Ncleon.
Work on the city improvements ia
I>t <weaning rapidly.
Bert Crane ha* left Silverton and
gone to the Klondike.
Tlie Hudson Bav Co. will erect a
targe building in Nelson.
K. M. Sandilands went to Spokane
in the early part of the week.
Indications point to a high water
season in Kootenay this year.
W. F. McNaught ia in the Slocan
l -��king after hit mining interest*.
Kev. A. M. Sanford haa been
s|n tiding the week in New Denver.
s.|tiarr tlmla-r Is being imported
t rum Nakusp Uw the creek improvements,
Th**, C. V. R. -wds.hehl up for au
hour or two hv a wiowsllde ve*terda v
Jack Aylwin draggled up from
New llenvrr In time to see the ahow
last night
Eleven new flat cars have been
received lor use on the Kaalo A Sin-
can railway.
V. A. Woods, supt. ����t the 1<aat
Chance, haa gone to (California on a
Heasnre trip.
John Bean, a miner who Uvea near
tlie Payne ore house, waa buret ont
laat Saturday.
A new paoscngcr coach has la-en
added to the rolling stock of tlu*
Slocan River road.
A fhro bank opened to hnslticse in
town thia week. Things are getting
qulto spring-like
Dick Shea is reported dead, l��nt
anvhodv who known him does n��*
ltelieve the atory.
Mat Garrtty haa lieen lecturing in
Nelson doring the past week mi a
variety of subject*.
There la no truth in tin* rumor
abont Sandon having a daily paper
started this spring.
Thc United States always declares
war In April or haa them*commence
in that month.   Thia is April.
The saloon men of Sandon arc not
very friendly towards the local
Comlque and desire to have it closed.
Frank Sewell haa bought a honse
on Sunnyaidc. The beat authorities
state that he haa no serious Intentions.
Billy Perdue, who recently return*
*A trom Dawson City, says that the
diggings near there wilt probably be
dug out In three years, and that the
country haa no future at a quartz
John M. Burke says that Republic
will be a great camp. John should
start a hank there and help ont the
Hugh Madden made $8000 in
Dawson Citv. He has bought a
stock of goods, and will start a store
in one ot the Northern towns.
Charles Barrett, a Nelson printer,
waa drowned near that city on Men*
day while canoeing. Hia companion,
Billy Me-Morria, swam ashore.
Alex Chlsholm. -/Hting Ironi Tele
graph Creek, says that he has gained
ten pounds in weight since he ttart-
ed on his long trip to the   Klondike.
A stranger might easily think
that the Spaniards were attacking
Sandon. The shooting on the creek
everv day aonnds like a gun play on
a large scale.
i   The Payne mine, just a short dis-
. fence from this office, paid nearly a
million dollara last year.   Moat of
this money went across the line and
will probably never return.
Bill Lewis, lormerly  foreman at
the Vancouver, left this week for the
��� north.   He takes a party of men and
I three years' supplies, to prospect the
Stewart river tor a syndicate.
A party of Klondike** arrived in
���Seattle a *hort tiuieagofroii} Dawaon
(Htv nnd the panel* tlie next (lay
m9k\ that they had twonght down
MOO.000 in dtujL *Phe amount *
$1000 in reality, which joes t��show
the amazing pragma, that lying has
made amongst the pencil pushers of
Aft soon aa lead smelting works ave
in operation in West Kootenay, Uie
Trail Creek and Slocan divisions will
be scenes of great mining activity,
and unexampled prosperity will prevail throughout the district. The
iron ore of this division can best be
treated by mixing it with the galena
of the Slocan.
D. Dolg, formerly manager of tlte
Bank of British North America's
branch here, has secured thc -position
of manager of the branch which thc
same bank ia about to establish at
Dawson. Mr. Doig h:.s already, in
company with his snhordinates,
started for the Interior and expects to
have the Branch opened by the 1st of
Council met on Monday evening,
March 27th with Mayor Atherton in
the chair, present Broddy, Crawford. Switzer, Hunter.
Minutes of the last meeting were
read and adopted.
Communications were read from:
C. ClifFe, pointing ont his views aa to
the necessity of advertising Uie mining resources of the dlatrlet.
Deputy Attorney General, acknowledging receipt of petition fbr passage
of a bill to enable the corporation to
borrow money.
Communications were received and
The financial statement for the
quarter ending March 31st waa received and fyied, and the clerk
authorized to publish same.
The clerk was instructed to communicate with Mr. Alex. Sproat, re
questing the government to take immediate steps for clearing Cody
ereek of the logs and other debris,
between thc Cody bridge and the
city limits.
The assessor was requested
tnrn the assessment roll on
-fore May 15th.
Council adjourned.
to re-
or be
lt is estimated that upwards of ��?20-
000.000 has been  spent during the
past nine months by people outfitting
and jtairneying to the   Klondike.
Those who are Yn a position to know
and who may be believed, state that
50 per cent of the people now on the
road to thc  Yukon goldticlds will
never got anv fartlier north than .the
passes.   There is nothing to lead one
: to suppose that 10 per cent ot those
who succeed in struggling through
to Dawson City will take out gold
enough to pay  their expenses into
the country.   It is a thousand pities
ifbr the  unfortunate  thousands that
i thev did not turn their steps to the
Kootenavs instead. Here they would
| have suffered no hardships and with
i thc money lhat they had previous to
outfitting and  by careful and methodical prospecting their chances to
make a fortune would  have been
almost a certainty.
Preabyteriitfi church -Regular ���
vices in Virginia hall inorniug and
evening-   Rev. J. A. Cleland.
Methodist Church-Kev. A. M
Sanford, A. B., Pastor. Regular services to-morrow at ll a. m. and 7:30
p. in. Subject for morning sermon,
** Why join the church" and ior the
evening, "Mankind divided; mankind united.*' Everybody made
Firemen'a   Boll  a Grand Succe88.
Few of the social events of the
year have afforded greater pleasure
to the devotees of��he terpischorean
art than the Firemen's ball of Monday evening last. About seventy-
five couple danced to their hearts'
content. The refresh inenta were
served in a new, novel, and generally satisfactory style which even they
of thc most esthetic taste describe a.**
���'simply loyely."
Aside trom the pleasure derived
from tripping tlie light fantastic' to
thc entrancing strains of symphony
produced by the Sandon Orchestra,
the affair was a success financially.
and resulted In a very satisfactory
surplus being placed to the credit of
our. heroes who raze to save.
" *J A ���_, ,U|     ,
All Stare.
was at Its best and Uie darky singer
wa* more fully appreciated.
The Nashville Students have been
on the rand seventeen yean. If they
are on the road fbr another seventeen
yean they can have full house every
time they play In Sandon. There ��
a mah for seats for to-night, and It la
doubtful If tbe haU wilthold all who
desire to aee these favorites.
The shipments of ore from Sandon
from August 1, 1897, to April 14th
1898, inclusive, were as follows:
Slocan Star, : 2,987) tons.
Ruth, : 5,025
Payne, : 10.010.
Idaho Mines, : 1564
Noble Five, : 5191
Reco, : 1128}
American Boy, : 29
Slocan Boy, * : 45
Wonderful, : 42
Ajax, : 58
Majestic, 12
Freddie Lee. : 16
Mt. Adams, : 15
Last Chance, : 1384
Goodenough, : 35
Cananian Group, : 20
Sovereign, : 34
Trade Dollar, 15
Queen Bess, 204
Fountain Fraction, 5
Miscellaneous, 10_
Ajax Fraction IS
Wonderful Bird : 2*
22^09| tons
Thc Nashville Students played to
good business In Spencer's last night.
The audienoe filled the hall from
foot lights to box office. Every mem
ber Is a star and every number a
winner. The old familiar plantation
melodies, with the negro sentiment
which can be properly exemplified
only by tbe negroes themselves,
bring to our minds the memories of
other days when the minstrel show
Ore shipments fbr tto week from
Mutch 24th, to March 31st, inclusive,
-were as follows: Payne 150, Ruth
140, Reco 20.   Total, 320tons.-~K. A
The Payne sliipped 360 tons*over
the C. P. K. for the two weeks ending April 14th.
Amongst the names ot the people
killed by the big slide ou the Chilcoot
trail In Alaska appears the name of
A. D. Bissell, of Seattle. It has been
reported Uiat this man was formerly
manager of the Paystreak, bnt there
Is no foundation for the rumor, as the
Sandon editor's initials were E. C,
and he was at Fort Wrangel a few
days 9go with no intention of flying
the banner over hard trails.
Thos. M. Sharp.- returned Tues
day from HaJcayon Hot Springs,
greatly improved in health. He reports the Sandon contingent at the
Springs all doing nicely. Mr. Sharpe
has much to say tn praise of thc
Springs, and says Uiat tne improvements now approaching completion
will, under the management of mine
host, the genial Mr. Mogridge, make
this In every respect a first-class
Ira Black returned on Thursday
from Republic, where he has bought
two lots and intends building an
hotel. He describes it as a very
lively camp to which there Is a tegular stampede. There is enough goods
piled up at the railway to keep the
freighters busy all summer hauling
over the 80 mfles of bad road to the
camp. Freight rates are f3 per
hundred. Mr. Black leaves on Monday for thc new camp. THE PAYSTKEAK, SANDON. B <\ APRIL!-* WW.
In the Par East.
In the British House of Commons
the other day Mr. Arthur J. Balfour
addressed a crowded audience on the
situation in the Far East: Mr. Balfour repeated the facts that access to
the inland waters of China is to be
open to the ships of all nations, that
the director of the Chinese Imperial
Maritime customs is tb be an Englishman, and that three new treaty
ports. Fu-ning, Yi-Chau and Chin-
Wang, will be opened in a few days.
Relative to German acquisition of
railroads, Mr. Balfour said that
when constructed they must lie a
benefit to British commerce. He
believed that neither Germany nor
Russia iutended to deprive Great
Britain of any Qf her treaty rights,
.-ind as for Germany, her interests in
China 'were identical with* Great
Britain's. Further. Britain had *b
tj.it.ed a lease of Wei Hei Wei, the
only port on the Gulf of Pe-Clte-Li,
-.'liich would balance the possession
of Port Arthur by Russia. Mr. Balfour admitted that China might col
lapse at any moment and be partitioned among various powers, but in
the meantime Britain's policy would
be to maintain its integrity. In conclusion, Mr. Balfour expressed his
belief that the time might cmne
when the great -commercial powers
would join to prevent China foiling
a prey to any exclusive influence.
Great Britain's taction in regard to
Wei-Hal-Wei has stimulated the
Japanese newspaper press u* call fur
an active policy, The London Stand
ai d says there is reason ti believe
that Britain will garrison Wei-Hei-
Wei with Japanese troops, -ttfth-ted
by British marines, the whole under
command of British officers.
The Tsung li-Yamen, the Foreign
Office of China, of which Li-Hung*
Chang is the shining light, is under
a charge of having been bribed by
Russia for the cession of Port Arthur
and Wei-Hai-Wci. It is said that
Russia spent 10,000,000 taels in
wholesale bribery and that Li-Hung-
Chang's share was 1,250,0 X) taels.
The story comes from Shanghl and
the charge is said to have been made
by "a person of tlie highest rank,"
who stakes his heed against Li-
Hung-Chang's. the latter to die if the
charge is proved, and the other person to lay his head on thc block if
the charge falls through.
Henry F. Crompton, instructor in
biology at Columbia University,
says that it is possible to graft the
glow ofa fire fly to a mosquito. Just
fancy a big Kuskonook galiinipcr
with a searchlight attachment! ���B.C.
It is becoming painfully apparent
that the United States is trying to
frame some kind of an ultimatum
that Spain will really accept. Before the trouble Is Anally settled, it
would  not   be   surprising  if our
American cousins were disposed to
let Spain have the -whole works -to
preserve peace.
Imperialism grows. The ministry
ofthe British colony of Natal has
cabled to the secretary of state for
the Colonies offering to supply gratis
12,000 tons of coal annually to British
warships calling at Durdnn, and to
affonl them all possible facilities in
other wavs.
In the light before the railway
committee of the houae ol common*,
for the Kettle River charter, Mr.
Melnnee, one of the B. C- members,
presented the antl-Corbin resolution
passed by the local legislature. Mr.
Wallace asked if the legislature had
not granted a charter and subsidy to
D. 0. Corbin some yean ago for a
line connecting with the United
States, to which Mr. Mclnnes re
plied in the affirmative. Mr. Wallace then pointed out that it now opposed a similar connection by the
same man, though no subsidy was
asked. The inconsistency of the
Turner administration is strikingly
shown in this ; and the resolution,
instead of assisting the Canadian
road befbre the committee rather
damaged its east*. The effect on thc
committee WM to place thc legislature In a ridiculous light. Condemned at home and abroad, it is time tin*
hrca! government gave way i���� a
more intelligent and competent laxly
of men.
A  Gamblers Soliloqu-j on a Dirtu
There is a paper in Wetaskiwin,
Alberta, called the Free Luiee. \t��
editor is evidently a warm number.
Last week its columns contained the
following poem, contributed, with
thc preparatory remark that: "In
connection with cards we have often
got off some pretty lively pro-*, but
no poetry.   All set!"
Mod nUined nml torn.npon the ��i lewatk tying
Strii't**'! of tha I ''in.* v of y.usr tagu\ <mrlm.
Vet .till the whirl of fortnr.e'a wheal defying,
1 find  thl. mora���,b�� tatta-red Uaeanot
Where now, 1 wonder, nr* yonr old ron.pnt."
The flft.v-i.i.ir lii.epnrnhl* friend.
In h��er N-toOB* or ttookf Mountain '-anyone.
At -ea, or nt the earth*, remote.- ,.,,.*�� J
UkotmmTs trib-., thafntmsai -boat and
Even the kini{-.ii.i_hi prove nnfli-Hn
Hut you, eU Qt-MD of h..Wrt., th., Btod-l,. nmk
ter* I
Each moment prove yonrielf�� quaan '
Who know, hot jewelled tinner., ���hnflltd
Th-puk in whi-*h you held �� ...im p\amn
Who kuow* what  pUcId  tem|*r.vo,. bo*S
At whiat. hy trumpin�� nn ohlru.lv.. ���~��.   .,
An.l I Ion  how  fondly w��a v.,i,rf_-_ .
Ity him who llrat fVi,, )\ ��� ,.,   ' ""i?***-
Of you. when h, ��,���,. douh.iS,' '. S_���, ' . "'����
AM*de. n,,l drawn  toblatU toft  .
And than they any Oi.it nunla _���._���!���
Vou ���MBttd-HMMOMd 'alnrk of II.      ..
win. " * "' i��Htt-i  to
And then, nh. well f u0 Mnn.n  .      . .
Enoiuth to  k i,w��v    '   'J, �����*�� ' Mtor,
arte, 'uu ""t your winning
And poor ami helple,��*.K,,i,lt \t,t,,tt
Like many another <,,���'.,, Stf*,/���1"
A Chute of
Is Still Being Worked at
There Ih not much pay tn it, but the
quality of the work Is Junt a* liteh an
it was when Sandon was the
Hottest Town in the Gulch.
The prices are Momewhat despondent
in sympathy with the sad condition
of trade, and   "
To lay away a supply for the tfood
time* that are likely to come npon n*
suddenly and without warning. THK PAYSTREAK,
SAN-DON, B.C., APRIL 16, 1898.
  / I	
Lert A****** ***** ���* DAwaow.
New York.���P. D. Van Wagenen
rritcs from Dawson City, under the
The principal building in Dawson wss
be .opers house, a large,  two-story
tructure, wtth a saloon and gambling
>m in front and a theater behind.   A
trery good variety  performance wss
ir en, and, ss dancing followed the per-
kirmance, It was the popular resort.
This, with several saloons; wss burned
ut November.   Whiskey sells st tto
er gallon, and the supply Is running
tow; so thst only few saloons are doing
butch business.   The popular resorts
bow are two saloons, where there is
lancing from 8 o'clock until the last
Iamer leaves.   Tha dances are mostly
tallies and quadrilles.   The girl* get
!*��� cents for each dance aud a weekly
bilarv of $10.  Some girls have danced
i. tithes in one evening.   For enter-
jaiuraent society proper give* s mas
bijct-a.it* ball occasionally iu  Pioneer
Sail    There waa one New Year t* night;
ticket*, tl'-, and one laat night, admit
mice, a ball ounce ef gold dual    It is
Iiie dull season now, for men are out on
lu- creeks working. It is hardly possi-
ile to imagine a mining community
in ire quiet than thia, where deeping,
oking, eating andtrotting firewood to
|lic .tatty routine. There are now uo
Irunken brawls or shooting.
In Sew York or elsewhere I have
lever ���������j|terienct*d suchpleauaitt winter
hr.ithcr aa we have had here up to tbe
bre-aetit, with the escentiou of one week
it November, when the thermometer
\ ai i.ri between to and 50 degrees Inflow
cm The weather has be*��n mild aud
ken, the thermometer averaging not
tr from sew There is very little
rlud, and light anow tells without
mid. 1 have dressed myself no more
rarmly than 1 should in the States,
excepting my leet. However, wenmy
Jr.*I what 70 degrees below sero Is at
bny time, though  the  winter  in half
Several rafta of fresh meat were
M-nugut in |usl before the river froze
~here Is plenty Of meat at 11.23 per
, "ind. The situation in October was
bitiful and alarming. There waa a
. loom, a feeling tbat some calamity waa
ilMmt to overtake n��. It was felt by
i* very one.   If all bad remained thev
ould have been living on half rations
there was very  little to buy In tlu*
ttores   Pood of all kinds has been sell*
ng at $1.25 par pound since September.
Hist is about tbe average price outside
Ibe -.tores.  The "acare" haa passed
iway, as the following incident  will
���how.   It was my privilege to upend
he ( hristmss time with an old friend
ip on Bonanza.   The Christmas dinner
"iisiitted of   soup,  roast beef,  peas,
ii'ict-aroiil and cheese, bread and but
it, lobster salad,  plum duff, brandy
iiinee pie, fruit cake and coffee.   Tbe
">king wan excellent
Strange inconsistencies this msh for
old   produces?     Ijiat   Julv,   In   the
'tatos, I attended a ball-the leading
oclety event of the season    Between
be dance* a soclotv beau came to me
nd asked for a few minutes talk in
j'gartl to the Alaska trip.   He left the
*all at 8 o'clock and was en route at 9.
u < K'tober, while going up Bonansa, 1
iw a long-haired*, full-bearded matt iu
---Jithcr-hoaten,   grease-covered suit,
Ihn'Hing along with a pickaxe on his
moulder.   It was the gentleman from
be ball.   A little later 1 saw a man at
windlass in a costume tbat is inde-
rtbable.   Only a few months  previ-
���usly  I  had seen him sitting, a very
ignifled, august Judge, In next to the
igliest court ol our state,   lie was now
orklng a few feet of some man's claim
ft shares.   1 have seen a party enndi-
late for county auditor in a prominent
'���ty dealing stud poker in Dawson,   t >n
(lie trail  we met a   verv  agreeable
-cnileman  from  New  York, a   real
estate broker. He has not been doing
anything since his arrival. Last night
I wss surprised to find that he had become a pusher for one of the saloons;
that is, he played stud poker for the
house to keep the game going. Last
night when I came home I found a
stranger sitting on mv bunk. He wss
dressed in overalls, black with grease,
a muakrat shirt and moccasins, and his
face was covered with a stiff beard. It
took me s long time to recognise him.
The but time I bsd seen him wss at
Lake Llnderman, as fresh and fair and
well-groomed as if he were out for a
promenade on Fifth avenue. What a
change camp life and roughing it had
firodnced! He had hist come down
rom Stewart River to record a claim.
I noticed this morning that he did not
wash, so accustomed had he become to
outdoor life. This (morning his friend
1.������ came in, a perfect tramp in ap*
pearance. He haa had his breakfast,
out we gave him some hot cakes ana
coffee, wliich he ate with a rush, snd
declared to be more enjoyable than
meals he had eaten at the Grand Hotel
In Paris. Here were three university
men, but wbo could have judged it
from their appearance:-' It is a short
step from man civilized to man barbaric.
It takes time for men to learn bow to
live comfortably and decently when de-
peudent upon themselves. Here are
three of us in a cabin, 16x18 feet inside,
with sidewalis seven teet high; one
window with frost an inch thick in
platen, covering the panes: two rough,
wide bunks; a stove in the center of
the room; a {Mil of sour dough hanging
over the stove; Hour on poles near the
roof to keep it from the mice: bags,
boxes and cans of supplies scattered
about the room; meat on the roof to keep
it frozen; empty boxes lor seats; iron
io. t>, above discovery, or Bonanza,  we branch off to go up to  " ~
phere is clear.
At No. 6	
��� ���__^^^^^^^^_. the
Eldorado. It is a fussy creek. If a
man should go up the mountain side on
s clear morning he could look up and
down the creek for four miles aud see it
dotted with windlasses, with along line
of men, hoisting and emptying buckets
of gold-laden earth. On some claims
j the buckets will average tB each, and,
[at times, ss high as $5. A bucket contains about one. cubic foot of frozen
earth. The fires work while the miners
sleep. In the morning they hurrv tol
get the thawed earth out before It1
freezes again. Two men usually work
a whole aay, one on the windlass and
the other on the drift.
This is an inconceviably rich country
It stirs one's blood to tak. one big
shovelful of dirt, nut it in a pan, wash
away the earth and gravel and find a
little bunch of bright gold, perhaps ��20
worth, possibly 150 975, or $135 worth
The  transformation  wrought in  one
year bv this strike recalls tne Arabian
Night tales.   I left Forty-Mile in July.
TW.   Just before leaving 1 went over to
Cudahy with George Carmack.   He was
""ettjtjg supplies to come to the Klondike to fish and prospect.   Two weeks
later the strike was made by him���but
I was on the ocean.   A man who was
working for us on a claim helped me
pack down to  Forty-Mile to take the
boat.   He had earned about $-100 nt that
time.   He bad just come from the Kloti-
dike.   In  four  months he had dug a
Jortuneand was the sole owner of a
���laimtthat will yield him more than a
million. A vear and a half ago it was
not worth a* thousand This year he.
L*an clean up two millions. Our cabin
Is a pahce beside his. Two bunks, a
stove and a table, but he may yet de-
. cide to live on Fifth avenue. Since my
I arrival here I must have met more than
streams have innumerable tributaries
of tlieir own.
As you proceed up the Yukon from
Dawson you pass many large streams i
and rivers which are like the Klondike
outlets , of   numerous    gold-bearing
creeks.   Within less than 100 miles yon
pan* Indian, Henderson,  Sixty Mile,
Stewart and white rivers, -Jrold has
been found on all of them.    Within the
same distance are many creeks flowing
into the Yukon.   Every few days some'
new ana is found and staked. .1 A. few of .
the new creeks are Bryant, Ai-ntee;
knives and forks tin spoons, plates and arr|vai nere , mum. |UIVB mm untfxj mmm
cups    I his is the interior of our resid* four ^^ ���,���-, -who were neighbors in
erne    I look at the floor and see a can thf, oM diggings or who worked for me,
of potatoes, a sausage grinder, a doir. a who have made their stake and are
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steel pick, a pair ot moccasins, a aide of
b icon, all mixed together Sitting on
otiebtiuk is "Shartv." He has made
bit stake and is |*t.eutlv waiting for
the spring boat. Washing dishes at
the same table at which I am writing,
is my friend W , a prominent archi
I teet from one of tbe leading cities of
the States. As i look out of the window, 1 see the tnightv Yukon, partlv
frozen over and (tartly open Where
the ice jams in the fall.* open spaces are
left, and in places tbe current prevent*,
the ice from forming. Our candle* are
about gone, and we mve commenced to
fry bacon to get grease for light. It
makes a very good light. The days are
lengthening, giving us about seven
hours daylight, and we shall soon have
Storting from Klondike City or Daw-
eon to go to thc creek*, we follow the
dog trail up the Klondike, pass within
a mile of the mouth of Bonanza and go
on to the terry, two miles from town.
Here  there,  is a sawmill which tuts
timber at 1150 per thousand    We cut
across country  from   the ferrv for a
short  distance,  snd   strike    lionanza
creek at No. 97,below Discovery.  Verv
little work or prospecting is seen until
No   HI,  twlow Discoverv, is reached
Front here, on, as you  follow the dog
trail over the ice, ydh are continually
passttig men with packs and sleds and
dog teams    For ten miles you walk un
this long, curving street, paved with
Ice.   On either side the hanks are lined
with wind-rsies and cabins.   1   bsve
counted lit cabins on one claim, and SO
in  one.  row    This  particular row is
called Hogan's Alley.   It Is at No   50
below.  Manv of the cabins have bottles
for window lights.   Two or three rows
of whisky   bottles make a very good
window.* There has been a shortage of
rlass, as well as everything else. After
o'clock in the afternoon the firos are
lighted in the drifts, and soon one sees
smoke pouring out of hundreds of holes
in dense volumes. It settlesdown over
the gulch, shutting out stars and moon.
Some davs it is painful to the eyes to
I walk up the creek two or throe hours
after the tires arestarted. In the morning the smoke has gone, and the atoms-
worth anywhere from twenty-five thousand to half a million. Nearly all I
knew who remained hoe have done
very well.
Few, even of those living here, comprehend the vast extent of the gold-
bearing belt through which the mightv
Vukon flows for 1,200 miles. With a
shoval and pan one can dig and pan
gold from the Hortalinqua river to the
Tananau river. The Cassiar bar, 27
miles below the Hortalinqua, furnished
rich diggings years ago. Men have
been taking good pay out of Minook
creek for three years. Minook is more
than a thousand miles below Cassiar.
luuiginea great waterway extending
from New York to the Missouri river,
flowing through a country rich in gold
do|M>sits on either side the entire distance, and it may give some idea of the
known extent of this mineral section.
It may prove much larger. The dig
arings* have heretofore been on the
smailer creeks that flow into the tributaries of the Yukon The main diggings in the Forty Mile district were iu
���.mall creeks that flowed into Forty
Mile river, 90 miles from its mouth.
The same was true of Birch creek, in
tbe Circle City district. No one knows
now many tributaries there are to the
Y ukon iii the gold region.   These small
IUU     09*01*      vivvno      mamw*f       t ���rr~T|     ������ ��� y
Baker, Rosebud and Reindeer.  J*��wn
the river it is the same story.   Further
up is the great Pelley river, which fkq��,
down from an unknown territory! - It
must take years to fairly prospect _M*ty
one of the mam tributaries tiiamed-...
The Hortalinqna and Tananau rivers,
at opposite ends of the goM-bearihg -
belt, give evidence of corai-ng from, and   *
through, gold regions.   Who san say
that their branches may not prove richer than Eldorado?  As yet comparatively little is known.
Until 1897, the greatest number of
miners in this vast territory was less
than 2.000. They were working on a
few small branches in the Forty Mile
and Circle City district. The great gold
territory has scarcely been touched.
While most of the old diggings were
temporarily abandoned ior the new, no
creek has yet been worked out. Development has only commenced. Before
another year passes it is quite probable
that many quartz ledges will be found.
Two good coal mines nave already been
Owing to the food scare and to a labor
strike, which continued into December,
there will not be nearly so ranch gold
taken out this winter as there would
otherwise have been.
A large number of those who went
out on tne ice have gone for the purpose
of selling claims, mostly wild-cat properties. There are claims here that
one could pay a "half million for and get
rick working them. There are others
that are worthless. Definite information is confined to parts of Eldorado.
1 Bonansa, Hunker, Gold Bottom and
Bear. By spring there will be good
evidence in regard to Dominion, Sulphur, All Oold and Henderson. Upper
Eldorado, upper and lower Bananza,
upper and lower Hunker mid upper
Gold Bottom are all purely speculative
as yet, and it is not safe to purchase
above No. 47 on Eldorado.
Stampedes have been almost of daily
occurrence. Over 4,000 claims hsve been
recorded. There has been a crowd before ihe gold commissioner's office every
dav, all day longjorover three months.
The commissioners, with two assistants,
cannot do the business of the office. It
costs $15 to record a claim, and f 100 per
year to work it. A steadv stream of
gold dust pours into the office and still
the Government has given us no msil,
no roads or trail-���no anything!
Doctor���I wish you would tell those
deaf mutes to stop talking; the noise
disturbs me.
Attendant���Why, how can they make
a noise when they talk only with their
Doctor���Well, dont actions speak
louder thau words?
Dealer iq
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���-.' THE PAYSTREAK, gANPt&,3a. C, APOTijUjIfc
The Paystreak.
Is tamed every Saturday in 8andon, tn the heart
of tire greatest White Metal camp on earth.
Subscription    ��� ���    ���    -     ��.00ayear
Strictly in ad ranee.
Address: Taa Paystbeak, Sandon, B.C.
SANDON.   B. C, APRIL 16. 1898
Any conscientious effort made by
the London financial press to pat
down wild-catting, over-capitalization and other evils in connection
with the promotion of British Columbia companies in England is thoroughly appreciated on this side of the
water; but there are criticisms and
criticisms, and .due care should be
exercised to discriminate between the
palpable swindle and the honest venture. The Shareholder, for instance,
has done excellent work in showing
up tbe very numerous Yukon "fake"
schemes which have been foisted upon the public during tbe past few
months, but when this journal places
the Whitewater Mines in the same
class, it tails into a very serious error.
Our London contemporary thus comments on this recent flotation:
. The capital of tbe company is
��125,000 in shares of XI each, of
which 87,000 are offered tor subscription. It is stated that tbe working
capital to be provided from this issue
is ��15,000. "By a special examination, "says tbe prospectus, "ofthe
mine accounts made by a Arm of independent accountants, it has been
found that the net profits produced by
tke Whitewater Mine during the tour
month ending December 31st, 1897,
amounted to $13��,907, which averages $34,226, or more than ��7,000
profit per month." That is to say, a
mine which is making ��7,000 per
month is floated for ��125,000 in order
to provide it with a working capital
ot ��15,000. That such a splendid
property should be sold for so small a
price is nothing more nor less than
pure philanthropy on the part of the
promoters. But such philanthropy is
not calculated to catch the average
The notice ot Mr. J. D. Kendall,
consulting engineer and resident
partner in Vancouver of the well
known firm of Bewick, Moreing&Co.,
was drawn to the Shareholder's criticism, by the B. C. Mining Record, and
we publish his remarks thereon, with
the object of emphasizing more particularly the fact that the engineer,
not the -promoter, determines the
capitalization of a mining company,
and the investing public therefore
have this opportunity of protection by
refusing to support any undertaking
unless on the authority of a reputable
engineer, tbe proposed capital is such
that a reasonable return therefrom���
ln addition to redemption���may be
more or less confidently anticipated.
Mr. Kendall's reply reads:
I duly received from you the cutting from the Shareholder, re the
recently Issued prospectus of the
Whitewater mines. You ask me if It
is a fair criticism.    I should say it is
rather a feir illustration of a critics
foolishness. The writer of that notice
either is quite ignorant of mining, or
is so accustomed to seeing properties
over-capitalized, that unthinkingly
or unknowingly he reaches aeon
elusion, in this particular instance,
which may suit the Irony dripping
from bte pen, but is not justified by
the focts. The mine bas produced a
profit of about ��7,000 per month,
when no exploratory or development
work was going on, but if this critic
bad paid more attention to the engineer's reports, and less to the frills'
of the prospectus, he would have
learned that 33 per cent was added,
to the working cost ot the month interred to in order to cover these two
items of necessary expenditure; so
that the profits, when exploration and
development are proceeding, wiU,
with the same output, be less than
the figures certified by the account
ant, but a diminished output is also
provided for, which, if it should
occur, will reduce the profits still
further, and may bring them to ��V
000 per month, or even less, instead
of ��7,00Q the critic's favorite and
onlv figure.
There may be some charity, as the
critic suggests, in offering a propertv
01 this description to the public ai a
price which is equal to only two
vears' purchase, but I au bound to
confess it Is a species of charitv which,
as an investor, I should ask fur even
time, not only with reirard to B. C
mines, but for all other similar properties in a like state ot development
I do not think that sny engineer is
justified in assuming a longer life lor
a like mine than such a valuation
implies. For what does it mean?
Simply that the mine must be worked
to its assumed full capacity for four
years before a purchaser has received
back his capital, and interest at tbe
rate of 25 per cent per annum. After
35 years' experience in mines of all
kinds, and in many parts ta* tbe
world, I should decline to purchase
any property, similar to that now
being dealt with, which did not
promise to yield the re'urn above
named on the money to bo invested.
The clitic's remarks anent the
working capital also show that he
bas failed to grasp his subject. Tbe
��15,000 to be provided is simplv for
supplementary purposes (in addit'on
to meeting the ordinary operating
expenses.) A considerable amount
of working capital hasalread been
expended, or how could a divide* d
Ctying mine have been produced
hies in this state of development do
not grow in B. C. anv more than in
other parts of the world.
Five years ago when the mining
sections ot Kootenay were striving so
bard to receive recognition from the
business men of Vancouver and Vic
txla, their appeals met with that
oold indifference of a people conscious
ot their monopoly and careless about
the Interests of others, so long ssthey
could, by sheer force of circumstances,
compel tbe trade to come their way.
But their monopoly was of short life.
A section so rich as this was not to to*
held baek by a greedy, mossy policy
such as that adopted by them S|*.
kane merchants came in, and representatives from eastern Canadian
points and Alberta towns, wit** commendable enterprise, solicited and
captured the bulk, if not all, ofthe
trade of the Kontenays. A bitter
wail went up from tbe short sighted
coast cities, but it availed them
nothing. They had chosen their own
policy-and lost
With the ordinary man of business
one experience like theirs would
have been sufficient but we have no
indication tbat Victoria-Vancouver
men of money are open to learning.
The policy tbey have adopted In the
Boundary country bas been equally
as bad, if not worse, than that ot five
oi* six years ago in this section, and it
now looks ss It they are to get another
richly deserved setback. Tbe
Boundary country has been promised
railroad connections for y��ars. Char
ters have been granted by thc Provincial legislature, carrying large
html and cash aubaidies, for a railway
into that section, and yet year after
year theae same Victoria-Vancouver
charter mongers have left the people
ofthe Boundary country to develop
their vast resources as best tbey could
with chattered paper railways and
today, aa to celling these promise* till
filled from Victoria Vancouver way.
th.it eountrv is no nearer railroad
connections than it was five year*
ago. As an example ot what the
Boundary country pct*j4e think ��4 this
treatment, the word* ot I). A t��<wd
ot Cascade City, in an Interview at
Hita-hiod, will suffice:
���The citie* *4- Woo over aud Victoria do not deserve the |>it'rtnia*r** df
(Mir rich district For the Mike of
selling canned goods ami medteine
chests to unsophisticated tendrrfeet
on their way to the Arrks rei'tott*
they have lured men on (manv to
their ruin) ami decried the inland
portion ot theirown province, where
more success can be Minified in min
ing than in Um* inhospitable Klon
dike. Not only have thev done th'A
but they have mi-trer-ft-** Med our
interests to tlie Federal government
and worked tooth and nail against
the plan ot giving the H-undary
cottntrv railway romiwiltion. The
Boundary Creek people aie a unit In
their determination mn to pair-otiizr
Victoria or Vancouver, snd will,u>
everything In their power to build up
closer business relatione with (fats
land ami Kaatern Canada We
recognize the (act that the financial
and buslneas Interests of Southern
British Columbia are fast centering
In Kossland. snd we are willing to
deal with her bankers brokers and
This is a just censure from Bound
ary. Tbeeoaatettles win learn alto
awhile that tbe people of these mi*.
ing dlstrkia are not sap heads, to ^
tod on Tain promises and alluring
nothingness. If tbey want todeti
with tt on portly business principle
against other oomprtiikm, oormlnei
are opao to them. But c..mj-uiio,
ere will have, in railroads as well u
in commercial trading point* &*x}-t
is child-like folly for the pre* <*
those cities to condemn the \-tva]****
tlve competitive line to be built into
the Boundary country by D. C. < V
Mn. Tht result-will be as -ttg^mtA
In Mr Good's interview, itvat rmtoolr
will tbe Boundary eountry tajcto
tbe coast cities but tbe people of _j|
Kootenay will support the movemofc
Tb tie Up this country lotheC 1�� H
might temporarily benefit <*��*����*
merchants, dot It would U< % sorry
thing for tilt mining section* Aim
It would appear that the _an u
mightier than the pen in Texas,
Brann, tbe brightest editor in tht
state, lost bis 1Mb recently in * tbm
duel with an enraged reader a hit
hot Journal. Kootenav editor* ot-
dmu have to osa gun*, altlmjih the
district la puttered in me or two
places wllli fakirs wl*�� would I** tbat
In Texas lor -being public noi-amm
aAH dtmrn acAut mt
A espy ef dat Jose^eale Act *���** *��*���
reeelvtd at tba iaeal ranoao fwww
otong Willi llMtrurtltm* fe-g-rriiajt A*
opefattot. TWJnM/u��ii<*4rf-.* **M_ai
tree*, startle,  pleat*,   vtae*,   tr*<U
tattings or btlb*.  eom��n����u   otitoi
nam*-*-* stack, trans any piac* t��� whkh
tbe Act applies are prntilbiinl. sndaof
entering sbali befortintrd to It*'�� was.
ami may tit destroyed.  A w�� ������������������ imiwri
ing narac-ry atoek from any mm b .��u��
try or place, or ceasing **t twtituiuns it
to be SO Imported,shall to* derm-
guiltv ot ao oteoce nnder *-*rti.��n
tha customs tariff. I*����. *****���'
liable to Umi penalty w*��**cn����*4 ********
*ertk��i The countries to mbwb ibr
Art applies sre the lolled -M*i***rf
America, Australia, Japan awl 0*
Hawaiian Island'- The plant* ��*.<*(*
ed (ram the operation A tu Art -#
greenhouse plants, with ih*eu��*|4*��a
ol rosea, fsucb as palm*, tern* mekm,
raett, etc , but mat rose* or an*. *****
lown i" ��"������������.
plants, oich <���*
/������'union*-, nanakw, elc . sll enawf*
and bull* and tubers. < u��t ��*�� ��J����*J
are* reatieatod to Strieted enl����r* ��� tw'aj
and seise sll forbidden turner* **'*fc
from these countries
*hal\ bt
woody   plantak herbeccou**
the top* of whleb He
herhareooa budding
A foil line of
always In Stock
J* a & a OAMEKO& *m**m*
.llw--** Caaapelltlata
When the MU to grant a charter to D.
Corbin tto mn a railroad into the
undary Creek country flame np laat
eek in the honae at Ottawa J. Roan
oberteon, member from Toronto, In n
lM*ch favoring the charter, madeeome
tatementa that are fpirtlcnlari- to the
���nt. Alter criUcieing the aland token
, Mr.iMclnnes, member from Van-
aver, Mr. Robertaoo eaid: "I oppoaed
e handing otrer ol the Crow's Ntot Paes
.Iway to the Canadian Paci��c, becaoae
favored a policy that might have given
impeUtive Ireight rates over an all Can-
linn route to the Kootenay and nlti-
it-tely to the ooaat of Brltlah Colombia.
he hope of competition ton thst line,
ith all the advantages it presented, h��e
,umA into the dim and dlatant future,
nd now the opponents of thia bill ask
in to out the C.P.R. In a position ol
uiireine authority over our growing
nter - provincial commerce, They
wily tak un that the producers, thi*
nni.iiUcturera and the wholesale mer-
intiitu ol the east ahall deal with the
unera, the smelters and the consumers
(the weat on whatever terms may he
lown by Sir William Van Home
I the iiKtwpomted capitalists wbo are
i w t
iml _,^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_
ilhed with hw tmtoi-fmee. So tar sa 1
im concerned, Mr. Speaker. 1 will not
Dv mv vole consent to place ttw miner
.mi /inciter men of the Boundary Creek
outitry or the mannfacturera or mer-
lianta'of Ontario or Quebec, or of my
-����n city or of Montreal, or other cities
th** east, nnder the control of the iron
umi A Sir Wm. Van Home or. the bosses
)t the CP.R.
-Tlte C.P.K. haa never in its history
In.i.le k> -leaperate an effort aa it is now
making in order to defeat this Kettle
lltiverhill. And the fact that we bad
it..* president and vice-president of the
before tbe Railway Committee.
ind lhat every Influence was uaed,
nhows bow materially Interested In this
hill ia the C.P.R.. ami bow anxioua it ta
that the bill should be defected.
'Competition is the life of trade, and
that the greatest food mar be done
Uie greatest number, and the menu-
la.*tiii*iitg, the mining, the mercantile
ind tlie industrial interests of this conn*
try in their trade with the weat be bene-
tiled lo Ute lamest aslant, 1 think Uiat
ie should grant Oils legislation -without
"I think tbat it is in Uie interests of
[ana.la to establish a precedent Uiat
Uiere are some parts of thi* country rich
'rnoitgh to lustily the construction of a
railroad for ita own sake. Canada haa
lieen brought up in the belief that the
|��*��l-*le ought to be eatreroelv thankful
to any group of individuals wbo form
ili��maelvwa into a corporation and accept
ruoitgU of tbe country's money to build
railway for their own benefit. Session
ifter session Canada's Incorporated bene
fm tors come hero, and tbey always ratue
the Heme old cry: They are going to
develop the country** resources. Yea.
ilevelo|ie Uie country's resources, on the
il terms���a subsidy big enough to
mild a railroad, wliich thev then bond
lor a good deal more than it cost, and
then the bonds remain forever aa a tax
bpon the poor unfortunate people who
have to use Ute railroad. This bill pro-
iMwea to allow certain Individuate to
levelop the country at their own ea-
iHitao. | understand thtt the CP.R,
kinder ite various names, has built in Uie
���nited States over 3,900 miles of road to
Uie resources of the  United
<Uiten.   1 understand that all this mile
-W in Uie United States is built without
dollar's worUi of public aid in land or
bionuy, and people wbo ought to know,
k~" me that the alien farmer acta lower
, ites on the lines which tbe C.P.R. built
In Uie United States with ite own money,
fban the Canadian farmer.obuins on Ute
floes which the CP.R. haa built in Can-
MUM *.��������� country's money.   So the
C.P.R. gives the American farmer, who
ia never taxed a cent for its benefit,
lower rates than it gives to the/Canadian farmer, who has been taxed up to
the neck to supply its subsides.
The C.P.R. does not do this because
Sir William Van Home loves tbe American farmer better than the Canadian
farmer. No. Mr. Chairman. The C.
P. R. haa to lower ite freight rates in
tho United States in order to get a
share of the business away from the
competing line*. And the C. P. R. has
been able to keep up its freight rates
in the Canadian North-West because
there are no competing lines. I am
trying to view the request of our fellow-
Canadians in the Boundary Creek diatriet aa I would like them to view a
similar application from myself, if they
had tbe power to deny me my rights', aa
this Parliament haa tbe power to deny
them their rights. To reject this bill is
to place our fellow Canadians in Boundary Creek at the mercy of the C.P.R. It
te to ssy that commerce between the
Boundary Creek country and eastern
Canada shall be taxed for all the traffic
will bear. 1 don't think Uiat it is in the
interest of Csnada to retard the development of the Boundary Creek country by
placing the C.P.R. in a position to exact
extortionate and oppressive rates. Ijdon't
think that it is in the -ntereet of Canada
to refuse the G.T.R. a chance to enter
that oonntry and get into -ximpetition
with Uie CP.R., and take all ibo freight
which eastern manufacturers and wholesale merchants .can offer. I am a protectionist, but I am in favor of protecting
this country's interest by a tariff, and
not hy refusing the jut-t demands of tbe
Canadian people of Uie Boundary Creek
Hewitt Bostock. our own representative, made a good hit��when he told the
Vancouver and Victoria members that
they would lie better employed In amend
tug our milting laws ao that no Americana could take up claims in Canada
even as Canadians were prevented taking up claim* in the United States.
ligence, although I mildly but firmly assured him 1 did not cam a dura whether
the horse or himself ever had a thirst or
a slacks either,as fares I was concerned.
But with a recentnesss, a freshness, so
to apeak, for which all young things that
write for papers are to be noticed, this
fresh young man, this gooseboil of intelligence kept reading over and over
the item, until I finally remarked to the
young man that 1 could seee nothing remarkable in the item, and I added with
"1 see nothing remarkable in die item,
nor would you if you had evei been anywhere except around where people don't
want you, prying over people's shoulders, and leaving toe hall doom open and
disturbing scientific busv men of letters
like myself, who have something else to
do besides bearing of dull tricks of a jack-
am' ancestry by a lienal descendant of
the same. Now, if the horse bad pulled
the barrel out of the bunghole, snd
slacked his thirst with Uie plug, or the
barrel had pulled the plug out of the
horse and sucked the bunghole with the
point of bis knife and examine the in-
During an interview the other day the
waiter stated that he called his new
science "eatistry."
"1 have not mastered my science yet,"
said he, "and seldom s day passes but
what 1 learn some new point. Oh, it's a
great study, snd I think to time it wilt
take its place along with palmistry and
phrenology and other kindred sciences."
"Have you ever made a mistake in
judging a man's occupation V*
"Only once. And thst could hardly
be called a mistake, for I made no decision aa to the man's business. I confess I was stumped. The fellow came in
snd ordered his dinner. Of coarse, I
save him a glass of water. He looked st
it with some surprise, and aaid: 'I
didn't order that.'
" 'It costs you nothing,' mys I, 'and
vou don't need to drink it unless yon
wish to.'
"He thanked me, and, whst do yea
think? He broke his bread into it, and
then est it with a spoon.   1 didn't know
The Toronto Mail's Ottawa
pondent had an interview with Mackenaie
A Mann, both of whom are at the capital,
in regard to the situation arising from
the defeat of the Yukon bill.
"1 have nothing to aay," aaid Mr.
Mackensie, "the bill te dead and that's
the end of it."
Asked as to whether there wss am
truth in Uie report that an effort would
be made to renew arrangements as a
compromise. Mr. Mackenaie replied: "1
know nothing about any compromise.
Whst compromise can there be? The
bill is defeated and the contract is off.
That's all.   Good morning."
"Are your men stilt going on with Uie
work, preparing for the construction of
Uie railway?" asked the interviewer.
"I know nothing snout that part of
Uie business; Mr. Mann attends to that
and can tell yoo more than I can. Good
The other contractor, Donald D. Mann,
was, if pomible, less communicative. He
was aplted by tbe correspondent if the
defeat of the bill would mean a cessation
of work on the road. "1 have nothing
to say," replied Mann.
"\S'ere yoo surprised at the large majority in the Senate against the bill ?"
was the neat question.
"I have nothing to say," replied the
big contractor.
A few weeks ago the Wolf Creek Athenaeum Literary Weekly told of where
a horse in Indiana had pulled the plug
from Uie bunghole of a barrel (or Uie
purpose of (-lacking bis thirst. I was
sitting in my office busily engaged deciphering an invitation from a neighlior
to call around snd baptise the baby,
when right in Uie midst of my contemplations a young man with an inclination to write for Uie horse papers, and
a large ripe blushing boil on his nose,
v trenched **�����**�� mv door and
recited the incident
for the life of
^^^^^^^^^^^^ whst hia business was. When he waa leaving I topped him on the shoulder and asked him
out right what he did for a living.
" Why/ says he, I'm a milkman.*"
rudely,  wrenched open  my ^ ^
"Yes," said the pugilist,
favorite punch."
And,   setting down   the
smacked his lips.
thirst, or if the barrel had pulled Uie j what to make of it, and
bunghole out of the plug and slacked its \ me I couldn't 'determine
thirst with the horse, or if the plug had
pulled Uie horse out of Uie barrel and
slacked its thirst with the bunghole, or
if the barrel had pulled the thirst out
of the horse, and slacked tbe plug with
Uie bunghole, or if the barrel had pulled
Uie  bone out of the   bunghole  and
plugged its thirst with the stack, or if
Uie plug had bunged the horse with the
barrel and slacked his thirst with the
elackhole, or horsed Uie barrel with the
thirst hole, and bunged tbe stack with
Uie plug, or bunged the plug with the
thirst, and handled the slack with a
plug hole, or if the barrel had plugged
the horse, and slacked Uie horse into tbe
bs* rel bole, then there would have been
something remarkable iu the item."
The young man took his paper and hat
sod walked away sadly.
"this ia my
glass, he
. There is a waiter in a Chicago restaurant who tbas discovered the science of
reading a mans (occupation by his manner of eating. He can look into the
calm eye of a customs, engaged in disarticulating a "ham-and" and determine
with wonderful a* *uracy whether the
man is s scissors' grinder or a State
street merchant.
Of course, one must be a close observer
to do all this, and it ian't everybody that
is afforded a lunch counter for a field of
study. Yet if the student will avail
himself of opportunities while seated st
Uie mahogany board, he will find Uiat
when the business man Is t.t the table
some habit acquired in the daily pursuance of his profession will be sure to
show itself.
For sn instance, the banker may come
in and order wheat cakes. If he does,
the waiter declares, he will invariably
dip his finger in the water and run over
Uie cakes to #ee if Uiere is a miscount.
Tbe gambler will took around to see if
anyone is watching, and then palm a
slice of bread. It he orders flapjacks he
ia sure to slip them one by one from the
bottom aa he eats them. The clothing
salesman will hold his flapjacks up to the
light and feel the texture; while the
keen observer will notice that the jeweler, upon ordering pie, will hold it to his
ear, shake it, and then liaten.after which
he will lift off the top crust with Uie
Subject to change without notiee
Trains ran on Pacific Standard Time.
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Xrjordland, '*  ������
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Intermedit-ta* *so and upwards.
Steerage * ���*&.!�� and upwards.
\r*anmg*t** Ticketed thr usrh to all points hi
Great Britain or Ireland, and at Specially low
rates to allparts of the KuMpean Cr nttnent.
Prepaid Passages ��t-renged from all points.
Amity to aTo. McARTHUR, C.PJR. Agent
Sandon. or '
General Agent,
C. P. R. Offices. Wlnntpe*
lioHEKT Macdonald
Neil Macdonald
MACDONALD   BR08., Proprietors.
Rates 11.150 to 12.50 per day.	
Headquarters fbr Mining Speculator* and Capitalists.
Reco Ave.,
Sandon, B.C
i ���
Ths following is a complete list of the
mining transactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
the Slocan. Those of New Denver were
as follows:���
Aran. S-Malne, Eteht Mile, Waller Oough.
Florence Fraction.TToar Mile, W H Scott, W
Aran. 7-Sp*rta_*Uine,F<>ur Mile.W H Brandon.
Apbil 5-Kybosh.
Aran S-Keystone, Torpedo, Broken Lock.
Aprii. 7���Belle-dew No t.
��� April ^-Traveller, Ql-uco, Paymaster.
April S-Dan/teiien ., Robin \, Norman McMillan to Joe nion, April 1
April 7-Wonderfal Bird, Edward Tangbe to
Eugene Staanard, April 7,-176.
April fr-Yatala, J 8 Hicks and Henry Rose.
April �����Laura F, Daisy, Florence M Fraction. St Anthony, Atlantic.
April 7-Skyll*ht, Northern Lhrtit. Erenlnjr
Star, South Slope, Cariboo, N-orth Slofte. Monte
Carlo, International.
April ��-Esther May, Death's Head.
APRIL 6���Carbon. Clearwater, Lennett, Congress, Sewall, \, F A Donalson to J E J.ne,agreement and porchase, tAMM.
Clearwater and Congress ', C A Hanna to J H
CarbonotNo*,Lennett, Sewell ., CEEgbert
to JT H Byrnes.
Clearwater and Congress |, C A Hanna to F J
Carnonet No t, Tonrnot, Bewail i, C E Egbert
to F A Donaldson.
April 7���Bismarck, James Leyman to Jos
Eczema, Dash Moodle to Alex Craig.
BOSSLAND  mixing  news.
Concentrator machinery has been ordered for the Northern Belle, in the
Jackson Basin.
The Canadian Pacific Exploration Company is preparing to put in s stamp mill
snd power plant at the Porto Rico.
A concentrator, the coot of which is
placed at $15,000, is to be erected on��the
Dundee mine in the Ymir camp this
Mr. Sweeny, the superintendent of the
Stem winder camp, Fairview, is ordering
a compressor and a pumping snd hoisting plant fbr this mine.
Henry Kehoe, general superintendent
for the Canadian Pacific Exploration
Company, is storting work on some properties on Teroda creek, on the reservation, a
It is proposed to instsl a steam hoist,
Eurap snd compressor st once on the
rooklyn, s promising claim in Greenwood camp, Boundary Creek, recently
bonded for 175,000 to Messrs. Mackenzie
A Mann, tlie contractors.
Rumor has connected the operations
of the Gooderham-Blackstock syndicate
with the acquisition of (the Mugwump
claim, adjoining the Pilgrim, and the
Iron Mask. It is said that an option on
400,000 shares wss taken up last week,
snd thst tbe Wsr Eagle people were tlie
The ore shipmentduring the past week
amounted to 1,739 tons, of which 1,499
were from Uie Le Roi and 240 from the
War Eagle. The latter went to the Nelson smelter for fluxing purposes. This
makes s total shipment ofl8,909 tons
this year, of which the Le Roi has shipped 15,796 tons.
The Ruth-Esther group of properties
is being developed by Spokane people.
This group is loested on Sophie mountain, near the Velvet and Portland,
owned by the Tupper syndicate. The
ledge is 16 feet wide. Fourteen feet of
ledge matter has been penetrated without striking the hanging wall. The ore
is of the concentrating variety, sveiseing
����� to the ton. "-as
Willism Bennet, foreman of the Wild
Horse Mining Company, is in the city on
s visit. He reports thst work on the
Nebraska Girl, which is one of the properties of the Wild Horse Company, is
making excellent progress, snd the appearance of the property is promising.
The tunnel is in s distance of 154 feet
and the winse at the end of the tunnel
has. now attained a depth of 160 feet.
Work is going on steadily.
The announcement of the looked for
arrival of Hon. C. H. Mackintosh, w. Q.
Carlyle and D. J. McDonald, of the
British America corporation, waa pleasing \*ems to everybody the past week,
savs tne Miner, aa their coming is the
signal for operations on the part of, that
corporation, which will involve ���he expenditure of 18,000,000 aod perhaps
more. As hss been stated, Mr. McDonald resigned hia position of Provincial
mine inspector, to enlist with the B. A.C
The Josie, Poorman and Great Western
are now under development and a policy
of vigorous and active development on
the other properties is to be inaugurated
immediately upon tbe Arrival of these
officials mentioned.
The property of the Iron Colt Gold
Mining Company, limited, which consists of tbe Iron Colt mine, situated on
Columbia and Kootenay mountain, haa
been optioned to an English syndicate.
The terms of the option are private, but
it is said to be about 1100,000. The purchasers, it is said, are emptied supplied
with funds and stand ready to expend a
large amount for development work.
The control of the stock is held by P.
Burns, the wholesale butcher; William
Mackenzie, the railroad builder of Toronto; J. Ferguaon McCrae. the agent ol
the Montreal Townsite company in this
city, and T. J. Holt, of Montreal. The
sum of $3000 has been expended in development work, and tbe property is
fairly well opened.
Wm. H.  Saadltord  Well Pirated   With
the Froepaets or the Mai IN Mnghes.
W. H. Ssndiford, B. C. representative
of the large English company operating
the Mollie Hughes group, close to New
Denver, baa been in the-city the \m-*i
week, and hss made several visits to
the property. Mr. Ssndiford is a gentleman of large milling experience in
this and other parts of the mining world
and his opinion of the property is of
much importance. Thc amount A work
that has been put on it to date Uat
demonstrated to his satisfaction that he
will make a big* mine out of the Mollie
Hughes, and he is very wull phrased
with his purchase.
Bunk house and other buildings hav*��
been erected for the accommodation of
40 men, and an office building with ore
shed, etc., will be put up within the
next two weeks. A force of 15 men i*
now at work and this number wiil In*
increased as soon as thev can be worked advantageously. Work i*. being
pushed on three openings. The lower
tunnel being run from the lake shore
will top tbe ledge at a trreat depth,
while the upper working* are being
run along side the ore body. Ore will
be taken out from the upper workings,
but only a small shipment of 20 tons
will be made to test its value.
R. H. H. Alexander is in charge ofthe
work under the supervision of Mr.
Ssndiford, who will make New Denver
his headquarters. Mr. Sandiford is
greatly pleased with New Denver and
contemplates erecting a home here for
himself snd family. This will lie bis
base of operations in British Columbia.
The Mollie  Hughes group will be
surveyed and Crown granted.   Work
of surveying will be started next wsek
���The Ledge.
Hi nee the owners resumed work on the
Fidelity that property has continued to
grow better, and with the continuance of
the character of work now lieing prose
cuted the mine will be made a heavy
ahinner this' summer and fall.   Fifteen
S3 Sol ore is *���** J*^*^
the Est shaft snd work has been started
ms second shaft 300 feet west of U*
discoverv. <��re hss been hsd tn the
second shaft from the surface andI the
paviu-eak has grown wider ss depth hss
Dn attained. The shell is now down
tt lsst. Work is slso being pa��h��d <�� s
tunnel through Uie wssh into Fidelity
mountain, directly across the swamp
trom the present workings, snd it is believed ths ledge will be struck there
when bedrock is reached.
gnmmarr ot Aae-rmal mt OSS and Uotm
KHJorfd r����*a MM WmH mt Sotnm.
The ore shipments from the Port of
Nelson for the week show a flight decrease from those of last week owing to
the fatv-t that no shipments sre entered
from ltossland as Uiat place was made a
chief port of Entry on April 1st Tbe
rich Slocan mines have however started
up shipments again in earnest awl bring
the totals for the week up to a very re-
ppsQtshls figure. Tlie following Ate tbe
figures for tiie week taken trom Uie
Nelson Miner:
0 it ta *.*���*.�� etrixioS.
A* Love
Mttm** tah*
Mf ML llw 4|igitr.
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attorn eqa-twlr >��
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t,u.*>ii Bern
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*Mgtta*man*******���*��**. ���
it..I, it, Whtpftlr teito a i-aplUl h��J bv
an Indian Hen***' "Man* .oAt*A&
I Wis bokting a tattles n**ar au !t����fua
* tlUtge camp.   My thing* ***'**��� ** utet
���dabuail jitt a  bmig** and when ! ����.*
doing out I saknd the *loA it it *����*a*<*
to l*Mttg them there while I **�����! ta Ik*
viltag** to b����M a -wrviic** '\ **.' bt
���*aid, 'perltKttv safe    Th.^r��-  ������ ted s
��� bite man within a hewtmi m.i-**
r atAtMymm with pi*******.
If> on are���
The lode mines of Kootonay have thus
far pai<l dividends amonntitig to W.oa.'.
000. Tlie large*! of these to Uie I'ayne
mine, with 11^00,000 to its credit. Tlie
dividend payers and the amounts they
have distributed to *haivh<��hl**rs are:
Whitewater. II2.t,ft��; Hall Mines, flflO.*
ot��; Jem, %lo,tst)* Vayne. 91,800,000
>locaa Htar, HOO.OtM; keco, ftt'JW;
Idaho, H��jO0; lUinMcr-CanUro, |40,-
*W; itotslen��Hi-_h.|:-...*-0>i; |_aalChanvf>,
p7,000j I a* Rjii, |7i'��.0tti; War Kagle,
9187,000. Of ihese dirtdj>ndM, Uie i*��y-
m^ttU of 18W7 were: Whitowater, mf.
000 ; Hall Uinta, flttJW ; IW
9��6O,O00; Le Hoi, 9*J0,*W.      '       J
It is now sn assured fact that thcC. P.
K. will at an early date commence the
erection of s lead smelter at Trail, to
treat the galens ore of the Shiran and
Ainsworth divisions. Bids sre to be
called for tor the clearing of ground for
the plant, erection of furnaces snd for
five miles of stack huildina.   The im
_KLUnCwf.-ih'-uto l,,e K,oc*" ** *********
sble. With the completion of the
smelter, which will proUhly |�� ����,��,!
th0.f ^ '' git year, a new era of pros-
perlty will be feft thmtiichouttlie minhw
section of British Columbia. g
"What was the greatest disannoint
[ja0^11 yo^lifc" askJWear
" When a deaf and dumb mnn tried to
toll tne he loved me in adark hall wav "
Au* rcH|MiudiMl. "r*
All Bt the
Hotel Ivanhoe.
Is the Pioneer House of tbe City
rtTCOBftALD 0 OAT. t��r��.|��*
���M-n-jf_tarvr�� of ell���
Syphons, tlinger Me*
-UraaisirlllB, ��***%* Rtc
flandogx, IO.
PatronUse homo Industry
when you want the best THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B.C, APRIL 16, \m.
Fathers are Millionaires, but
theq are Taught Useful
il street is full of rich men
crs or brokers or tlie owners of
railroads-who" are giving
sons a college education and
���Hitting them to work. Although
now and then yoo hear *ntue
nt of III declare that present
iitions tend to nurture a genera
if wealthy Idlers and plntocratic
lucent, even a casual Invinti-
m of the matter emphatically
pates thc Idea.    * %
launcey   Depew    waa   recently
I what he thon *ht of the noees
of educating rich men's-nn* n
ness life.
here is tally  one side   to Uh*
iion," said Hr. Depew.   "Every
should educate his son to a
.in*** or a profession if he Is fitted
itber.   There are case*, where s
is wa mentally equipped hr a
lint***, lite.   I know a young man,
*��n ofa wealthy fatlnr, win* baa ^^^^^^^^^^^^
four yean In tlw seme class atlgruai manv young man
I.   I   know atatber who Wl^^^^^^^       * "^
in the Hands tA a private In
Ictor for three years and his tutor
me he show* n i mental g a >p.
fAit'ii should a young man begin
I townees career? WIhmi  Ih* baa
.* good college lalucatHm.   Cum
II re VauderbuHt dhl ���** believe
riving his son nion than on nentie
et I uca tion.   Tbat son jrave his
i* tbe same kind ��d au education ;
thc fourth generation Is gdng to
\\*'g*:   Young Girneliu*  Vander
i!t graduated from Vale.   He it
|w taking a  post-gradnato course
[marine engineering there.
lohn D. Rockefeller ami William
���kefeller, the SUndard Oil million*
are liellevers in the plan of
tie.tting ricb men's sons to w.trk.
in D. Kuckeleller, Jr.. Is the only
**f John D. Rockefeller, and heir
|rjUUVU,OfX). He is about 21 years
He is at work at bis fathers
Bee. where he draws a small sal.
ami savss part of it, just as Ms
fiber did when he was a clerk in s
*ine**s offlce In  Cleveland.   Will-
ttO. Rockefeller, his cousin, who
I*.'** yean old, lias been in the ehi
>.vofthe  Standard  Oil t-ompany
several yean.   B-*h the Rooke
lent an steady, imlnatriaos young
sn, and either of them conkl Hud
tployiuent vary easily If thrown on
own n-aoiuroea.
(A comparatively   new  liguie  in
all street Is George Croker. sou ol
Bonansa- millionaire.   Few men
ho made such quick tontines In the
[Id Holds, saw far enough ahead to
��li��e tbe necessity of mak leg their
Nnn  bread wlnnen.   Many of
��*���' sons became dissipated, like
!1��ng  Fair.   Some of them have
len into business life because they
*nled occupation.   Mr, Crocker is
of the latter.   He savs that the
biggest obstacle he has to surmount
all his life ia the fsct that his father
was a millionaire. M
"You will always live in the
shadow of your father's name," said
a millionaire friend of the elder
Crocker to tlie young man one dav.
'it is true," said Mr. Crocker \
'though no one ever expressed it to
me in that way before. Whatever I
do 1 am always my father's son. I
have no identity of my own."
(Jeorge Westinghouse, the million
aire inventor and manufacturer, has
a son who ts too yoong as yet to
think ofthe responsibilities of life;
but it be shows a liking for the
machine shop wlien he grows older
Mr. Wertingbuiwe wilt put him in a
pair ot overalls and set him at work.
Mr. Westinghouse himself works at
the bench In his private shop in Allegheny, when be developes hi) mechanical ideas.
Washington is full of idle young
men who nave rich fathers. Senator
Stephen B. El kins who hss been a
very busy man all lib lite, has a son
who Is giving his attention almost
entirely  to society.   Then an  a
like  him
|-whose fath#i have plenty of money.
(t-eorge Pullman's sons were of this
type* ami thev learned a severe les-
father practically
study law after he had completed a
{collegiate course at Harvard, and be
is ready to earn a living if necessary,
though he has not gone into practice
very actively yet.
On the other hand. Senator Hale,
who married tbe wealthy Miss
Chandler, has had his oldest son,
Chandler Hale, made secretary of
legation at Rome; and as diplomacy
Is not a profession with us, his can
hardly be called a serious calling.
Ex-Scnotor Brice did not bring his
son up tc business life, but tbe son
has gone into politics in New York
lately and promises to be sn active
If not a useful figure in life. Hia
father began his career as a school!
teacher and knows all the value of |
The Goodenough,
American Plan, 4SAO per day.
Enropean Plan, *SjOO per day.
Strictly _un*t cla-M.
MRS. M. A. SMITH, Prop.
The farmen of Essex county, Ont.,
an not going to the Klondike in any
gnat numbers.   Tbey think they
have a Klondike of their own in tbe
tobacco business   right   at home.
Hlnm  Walker  went into tobacco
growing heavily lust year, and his
success was  remarkable.   Hia ex*
penses were $7000, the crop realized
$32,000, and clear profits wen thus
$25,000.   Such figure*! set the county
wild ; every fanner is preparing to
put in a tobacco patch, and it Ui expected that five million pounds of
OR. a. 8. naRSHALL
SOn    When   their    wuirr unsct-a-my 1 - �� .... *    __.
disinherited them becauseThey lack- \*****> "Ul * ��"""�� ln thRt *"**
ed Imsineas ambition.   They havel"1* >0*r*
undertaken to cultivate U now, and
��**h of them an * ockleg foe the
I'ullimui Car Company In Chicago.
The stockyard millionaires an all
aclfanade men and they believe in
It-ringing up their sons to honest
labor. Philip D. Armour has two
boys. They left college to take
clerical positions in their father's
office, antl there they worked beside
tlieir father's clerks, asking no
favors and learning the business
thoroughly by experience. Both of
them are now members of the firm,
and there are no busier young men
in Chicago.
David R. Francis, of St. Louis,
former secretary of the interior,
believes in work for tbe rich man's
son. Mr. Francis has seven boys,
one ot whom graduated last year
from Yale. Mr. Francis said last
summer that lie was going to pot
the young man in ton clerical position
in his oAice, and let him learn the
business. Mr. Francis had some
hesitancy nl-out having his son go
into the grain trade because of the
ntieortamien of its speculative side,
but bt* had no hesitancy about making ot bim a business man and not
an idler.
A great many public men have
their sons holding office under them
at Washington but most of these are
poor men to whom the second government salary Is an object. Senator
I In i ma's son is not one of these. He
wss trained to a business life. Vice
President Hobart's boy will be a
lawyer, like his father, Ex-Senator
Henderson, of Missouri, had his son
Hogan (watching the goiters)���Ol
don't see annv difference bechune
that an' wor-rk.
Dacy-Ye*don't, eh? Well, yes
would when pay day kim around,
Wick win���1 see that another
policeman has been suspended for
sleeping on his watch.
Mudge��� I have been eating and
drinking on mine for a week.
The Sandon Hand Laundry and
Hath House Is still in the lead for
tine starch work. Work called for
and delivered promptly.
Headquarter* for Miner*.
Well -toched bar to connection.
Flrat. ela-M accommodation-*.  Board l��y the
n. l. GRinriETT
Notary Public,
SANDON,        -    .    -       B.C.
Merchants Advertise In the
Paystreak Because It Pays.
Will be at the Hotel Balmoral
once a month.
wrt. SUDROW,
Fir-t claua in every particular.   Newly fur
imbed.   Best liquor*.
B0NGARD 4 PIECKART, Proprietors.
The Flrat Claaa
Hotel af Cody.
tetot) per day.
Special Rates hy the Week.
And Ton WIU
Smoke No
- i ���
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i     ���;;..��� THE PAYSTREAK, 8AND0N, B.C., APRIL Hi. im.
Installing the Largest Electric Hoist
in the World.
[corporation of the city
of sandon.
Dr. To E.vpkxditurrs.
Ktpt>n*e a/c.
KltK'tion Kxp't
Incorporation do.
Print iiur
Water ULi��ht
Since the War Eagle made its eon*
tract with the Trail smelter it has
had  its   consulting engineer,   Mr.
Mills, locking into the merits of the
different air   compressors  offered,
with the object in view of putting in
the most economical plant, and one
of such capacity as to meet all their
requirements.   After an exhaustive
. test, consisting ol cards taken from
compressors in operation in British
Columbia, Montana and California,
the Ingersoll^Sergeant piston inlet
compressor was selected as presenting the most desirable restore*. ^^^^^^^
In accordance with the report, the (a. By Rbceiiix,
War Eagle Company placed an order
with the James Cooper Manufacturing Company, of Montreal, for the
largest individual air  compressor
ever built  in Canada.    When In
operation it will have a capacity ol
fifty drills, and. will be the pioneer ol
its class in Canada, being driven by
an electric motor.   Some Idea of th'e,
size ofthe machine can be gathered
from the size of the fly wheel, which
is 22 feet in diameter and will weigh
in the neighborhood of 25 ton?.
The War Eagle Co. also placed
with the James Cooper Manuractur-l
ing Co. an order for a 300-ton elec-1
trie hoist, to hoist from a depth of *
3UX) feet at a speed of 1000 feet per
Financial Statement for the Quarter
ending March Slat, 1898
Police aje.
Sundries: OtBc* Porni-
tut*. Win iwt. Pnr-
Trade. Lieenmm
Poike Coort, Pine*, ft c.
IN addition to the ftney Edibles enumerated in a former -       **1
:^-a-M.Mri-nr.-MnMMtf ����-SK��S5s
tZZttltX**'" '��� ,"d ,0��-- ***�� a *_, ^
SAUER KRAUT, y^- **-****>. i* J
PISH   J"11*' Bete*���* Codfish; Mackerel In *�� it, _f,
and other lines of Fish Hi jsieliagea. "**
HHBBft ���IT' ;&*?-***-*.*
* <**** I Uk,
in aiiigp
The finest Hoe of this class of goods ever ***a*n In Bamltai
K"��wili of ^
Shm^-ji I5C *veroir Wkiog .Ind
lironar An��. !*-_ * !-._._   . is .
largest one in the world to be oper
ated by electricity.
Application for Liquor License.
NOTftK in berehy given  lhat   thirty day*
from date ere will apply to tiie I.ken~<> (*��t��.
m i..i.��nor. of the City of Sandon for a Itrwa-e
to aelt Hqnor hy retail In the Iranhoe Hotel
Mo.i_r.fc Onasno.
K-.D.|..n. April l*h. UMI.
- ** ���*** *-****.** wm* tmtttmm.
HAMS AND BACON, _ ft* ziT�����"- ****** -j*
V-lmTt-tt*^^ *~* V*��._^
W-**,,.*.,GROCERIES, "^rt******
nn* nm*e*9tt*m*      \l**> oUl a*tg*i '
We are agenta Ibr the -vlebrat-ed OOODWIM CAKDLKR in i < *����� |(
cases.   Full weight and number.
Also sob agent fbr tin- GIANT I-OWDKK CO., and In tltr Uttgr n&
Imllt eipr-cssiy fbr ns have several cars of their noted N*��, 1 and _ f.��4r
I ami 1| Inch. Their Ho. i Is consfclrred ��|tial to the Ho, I of sny -ami
FUSE, double and trippfc* tape, by the Itf) te**t or ea**. PKIMLV,
CAW. by the hox (100) or e***e (10 M
We Invite the public generally lo an Inspeetfcm of ��air l��rp tow
proof iMsement and sd>t.uing fire proof cellar aad other wnrrh.-n.** ��q
kept well filled and In an orderly ot**. systematic manner.
It save not a  little for the enter- _ X0T.C!Srit,.V__^f !__Sft l^t **** *?*���
prise ot the Montreal manufacturing 'SZJat*mt^
firm that they should be the success- ,M th* Cttftoa Hon*,
fbl competitor fur an  order of this
magnitude.  ,
.���, ��� *.****,.��� ,*,---������ twrwnimrt
Will be Readti for Deliccry In about
Thirty Days
The plant of tbe  West Kootenay
Power & Light company at Hone*
iugton Falls is now complete and In
shape to generate electricity.   All
' that now remains before the company
'delivers power to the mines of the
Rowland camp is -tin; completion of
tbe local sub-station and the finishing
up of tbe line.   Unless extraordinarily severe weather sets in this will
be done inside of 30 days, and the
company is confident that it will be
operating by the 15th of May.   Con
tracts for supplying power   have
already been closed  with the War
Eagle Co. and the British Columbia
Bullion Extracting Company, while
negotiations are now pending for
furnishing motive power for  four
other properties. All that has hinder*
ed these latter contracts bas bsen
the delay on the part of tbe electric
machinery companies in supplying
estimates of tbe cost of motors.
'The butcher offered me bis hand
this morning."
"Yea'nt.' He tried to sell It to me
with tba steak, but I made him take
It off the scales."
���'What are your polities, my
man ?" asked the portly visitor of
the prisoner behind the bars at the
"Well," replied the latter, hesltat
togly, "I haven't come out for any
body yet.
Customer���I would like to get a
nice gown to wear around the house.
Heii*l����i>. Mat-rh ���*. 1**JK.
electric power        J Application for Liquor License.
Mmmn** tn.mtnA.it ��-  -*���        *
rj^-l!;,1*   k#*b* *****   ****** thtrtyMwm
Jw. Apm ith wh will   .w,,, *nthw jj^
CW,i-aion.r.ol,he C��rPon.,ton���f ttmvTy
n_._^��_   i      ********** A tMtnott
***** Sandon April ttk
NotiVe 1* ben*��iy (riven that Mt* parfn*Mtih>
lately exUtlna* betireeii William Walw4ey
and Hn*fa M.*Oee in the Star Hotel U IhU day .
'Ii-M<>lved !>y  mutual ronaent.   Hn��h  MrOeel
will continue the hn��lnei*��. pay all out.tend I
injt deht. m nd collert all ai-coant* I
William Walni.l*).
Hujch MrOee.
Handon. B. V, Monk nth, lft��.
And Other Investment*..
Every Kepnwntation  Guarsnt.-t'd.
a. a. MKMTON
Salesman-Size ofthe bouse,please
A Full Line af cigars. Tobaeeos
Pl^s and Smokers' Hnt\lrt\T
1" Stock.
waoav.   Pok<rChiP��
Canadian Pacific Ry.
Soo-Pacific Line.
fis 9sM god tape nt i _�����*-����� aenm
To Eisicm it
European Points
To Pacific Coaat ttt  Fat East
To Rich and Active Gold
Ffelds ol Klondike and thc
B��aaage Ckeeke^l laDuatlaatlN
***** TkPMigk Tick eta leaned.
New Tourist Car Service.
��Wly io *%. htul.
(billy.Hxci.|4 Tuemla) u* VAttrn
Canadian   nnd I     s    polaa
To Mala Una Paints aad. t*cept>n* $*>****���
lo sad ftom Natal.
���-���atra HlMNl-sn Arrlte
7:41V a. at. 4:��V�� p. n��-
Sow t* the iim# *w ban     Wremrrtth*
itgamt *tmk *4 Atr*1VSt
Queen Heating Stooea,
Box Stooea.
Cooking Stooea,
Ranges. Bte.
Camp ami **ybUy ******** ii*#l�� ��ae4ef
Hamilton Byers,
White 6\ Cavanaugh
com, h. o.
MannractMr-***. of
Rough and
Dressed Lumber
R.timate* farnttdHMl tor.i��tra-*tor��
and IkilliUr.
Orders left at Byers' Hardware
Htore will receive Prompt Attention.
    -,_---..   BWAdi kl* HATHM ***>
toll laformathMi tnadd-��.ln*p.�������� -    I**1
IHUl. fa** Aat
Agent, Sand-*
W   W ASI��Klt*"
Tre��  I'-a. At*
U-*-mm  that yor��i  tiVhel  raad. "*
���TSMI1AN PAltrif ItAllWA^


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