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 BOOK III.
HAPPENINGS IN BRIEF.
SANDON, AUGUST 26 1899.
CHAPTER 46
Jas. Vallance is spending a few
| days in Kaslo.
H. Giegerieh, wife and child are
in Sandon today.
Dr. Hendryx and wife left on Monday last for California.
p. J. Hickey and W. C Yawkey
went to Nelson yesterday.
Mrs. Gibson of Seattle is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Campbell.
Col. E. G. Prior, M. P��� and Capt.
Jones ot Victoria were in town for a
tew minutes yesterday.
Misses, Nora, Rose and Ida Dupois
went to Kamloops early in the week
to attend school in the convent there.
G. 0. Buchanan spent a couple of
davs in town this week, buying some
horses for tho Kootenay Lake sawmill.
The long-promised annual of the
Kootenay Mining Standard has come
to hand.   It is  a  good   work well
done. .
Geo. Roger returned on Wednesday from the Lardeau, where he has
been prospecting during the past
two months.
Oscar White returned Wednesday
from the Lardeau, where, he was inspecting some prospects in which he
is interested,
Snowballs and sterilized fog for a
menu is the pleasing prospect which
a continuance of the strike presents
to Sandon ites. <
Kev. J. A. Cleland will return
/roiu Nelson today and will conduct
Presbyterian services in Virginia
hall tomorrow.
Notwithstanding the lethargic condition of the leading industry, travel
on the C, P. R. and the K. & S. continues to improve.
The Rossland Miners' Union has
declared against the contract system
and a struggle between the union
and the mining companies is predicted.
The benefit concert on Thursday
evening realized $lt>5.50, with a few
tickets still to hear from. No better
tribute to the liberality of Sandon
people could be asked.
The bombardment Irom the site of
the Ruth flume still continues. Several roots have been perforated and
residing up the gulch has become a
dangerous occupation. <
Simeon Rickard died at the Miners
Union hospital on Thursday and was
hurled in the Sandon cemetery yesterday afternoon. Deceased had
been a resident of Sandon for some
time.
it. D. Maclean, who has been
prospecting in tho Windermere for
the past three months, paid Sandon
����� visit thU week, leaving yesterday
f> Toby Creek via Kaslo and Argenta.
Fred Ritchie, formerly with Hun
ter Bros., paid Sandon a visit on
Monday, leaving Tuesday for Camp
McKinney where he has accepted a
position with the Gliatsw.orth mercantileconcern.
m
Almost every mining camp
British Columbia now has a miners'
labor organization. Phoenix, a
Boundary camp a few weeks old, is
the latest accession to the ranks of
organized labor.
Wm. Findlay, familiarly known
as "Black Scotty" returned yesterday from the Lardo-Duncan, where
he has some good locations. He reports everything looking favorable
with his claims,
A.N. Horner, a mining man of
Gran by, Que., paid a visit to the
Payne and other properties this
week. He is on a tour of B. C, having visited almost all the mining
districts in the province.
C. H. Green and wife of Saginaw,
Mich., accompanied by J. C. Rvan of
Kaslo, paid Sandon a visit on 'Thursday Mr. Green is well kuown in
the Slocan, as he was one of the first
interested in the Eureka and Antoine
mines.
Jake Hoover, the man who was
arrested for handling a revolver at a
McGuigan dance, was remanded on
Wednesday, the case to come up
next Wednesday. Allan Mclnnis,
the man. who lodged the complaint,
failed to appear.
Richard Tretheway. formerly of
Sarnia, Out., visited some properties
in tiny vicinity of Sandon on Wednesday. Together with his brother,
W^ J. Trethuwav, he will open an
office in Vancouver to
general mining business.
There is a movement on foot in
Sandon society circles to give a ball
at which a party from Kaslo will ba
in attendance. The object is to bring
Sandon and Kaslo into closer touch
through the medium ot social intercourse A special train will be run
from Kaslo.
A good strike was made early this
week in the west drift ot the Silver
Bell, in McGuigan basin. The ore,
which has been continuous along the
drift, running"/from two to ten inches,
has widened out to nearly two feet of
solid, high grade ore. Eleven men
are working On the property. Wm.
M. Leete is in charge.
The Boundary Creek Times says
that Clarence J. McCuaig is coming
to the Slocan to try to effect ia settlement with the miners union so that
the Payne can be worked. This
is in direct contradiction to the statement made last week by Mr. Mc-
Cuaig's partner,  Mr. E. G. Rykert,
THE RAMBLER-CARIBOO.
The Ledoe Tapped in the Lower
Tunnel.   Richer and Better
than Ecer.
The lower tunnel on the Rambler-
Cariboo broke into the v��in on Wed-
desday afternoon. It is too early yet
to know the value or extent of the
ore body found, but it is certain that
the ore is richer even than that found
above, and that the chute has a
better width. Rambler slock is advancing in consequence.
The  Rambler Coriboo was lately
.    . incorporated as a B.C.  companv,
that the company would not yield to having been a Washington iocorpora-
*u    ''""" '""    ** "u"  "-'���-"     ",u" tion  heretofore.     Air drills anda
the demands of
Boundary paper
informed. *
the union,
is  probably
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CARNATION GROUP BONDED.
Mann & Mackenzie and P. Burns
to Lorenzo Alexander at $%0>
000. Work to be Commenced
Immediately.
compressor plant have been installed
at the mine and preparations made
for working on an extensive scale.
ANOTHER LONG TUNNEL.
Decelopment on a More Extensioe
'  - Scale than Ecer at the
Ioanhoe.
engage in a
The Carnation group of five claims,
the Jennie, Violet, Violet Fraction,,
Carnation and Minnehaha was bonded this week to Lorenzo Alexander
at 840 000, The group adjoins the
Wonderful and covers the ground to,
the Four Mile divide. Under the
management of the former owners,
Mann A Mackenzie and P. Burns,
$b,O0O worth of work was done on
the claims and the group Crown
granted. There are good buildings
on arid trails to the properties, affording every facility for rushing development. Work will be commenced
immediately with six men.
THE LAST CHANCE TUNNEL.
SLOCAN MINES.
A lower tunnel is to be run on the
Ajax Fraction. An ore car and a
ton of rails was sent up to the mine
this week.
A small force is at work on tbe
Utica group, the property recently
bonded by Geo. Hughes from Paddy
McCue, John Wolverton is in
charge.
The Ruth compressor plant will be
moved from the mine down to the
concentrator. Masons from Fernie
are building the foundation on which
the plant will rest.
A trail is to be built from the
Wonderful trail to the Yakima and
Sunshine mine in tho near future. A
1000-foot tunnel is contemplated by
the Sunshine company,
The report that the Minnesota Silver Companv has secured a site for
their concentrator is officially denied.
No further progress has been made
in regard to the matter and the situation is unchanged,
Four tons of 12-pound rails will
be shipped to the Antoine today.
This may be taken to mean that the
long tunnel which is contemplated
by the management will be com.
nienced in the near future.
Will
be  Dricen  1500 feet
the Galena Ledge.
to Tap
A crosscut tunnel to tap the ledge
of the Galena claim is to be commenced immediately by the Last
Chance Company. The work will be
a continuation of the No. 4 tunnel of
the Last Chance mine, which, it is
calculated, will tap the ledge at 1500
feet, giving a depth of over 1000
feet. An air drill will be installed,
deriving power from the Noble Five
compressor. Work will be commenced immediately with John 0. Regan
in charge. It is estimated that the
work will be completed in six
months. 	
Decelopment on the Reco.
On the ome<?a claim of the Reco
group, Wm, Beattie, the contractor,
has the tunnel in 175 feet, running
on the ledge. The workings have
shown a little ore all the way and on
the first 100 feet two tons were taken
out. Tho indications at present are
verv promising.
On the Texas claim, on the same
ledge, Capt. Horton has six met
working. Tbey have^uiicovered the
ledge in many places, showing up
good ore bodies. Forty sacks of ore
have been taken out from open cuts.
A tunnel is being run in on the lead.
The ore is of a very high grade, one
assay showing 900 ounces.
Work has been commenced on the
long tunnel on the Ivanhoe, which
will be run in to tap the ledge at a
depth of 1000 feet from the apex of
the vein. This will give a depth of
300 feet below the No. 4 tunnel and
120 feet below the winze sunk from
this level. The tunnel will be 1200
feet long.
The company is negotiating for a
carload of rails and two ore cars of a
larger size than any yet used in the
camp have been sent up to the mine.
A seevn-drill compressor plant is to
be put in, an order for which will be
placed in a few days. When this
tunnel is completed the Ivanhoe will
be the best developed mine in the
Slocan.
Under the management of Colonel
Pierson ten men are at work widening the trail between the junction
with the Ruth road and the Ivanhoe
mine.
More Power For the  Noble  Fioe.
Another compressor is to be put in
by the Noble Five company. The
piant now in use is not more than
adequate to supply the power required for the Noble Five mine
when all the drills are working.
The company is now supplying one
drill at the Soverign and negotiations
are under way for supplying the
Last Chance, the Reco and other
properties with air. The Noble Five
has unlimited water power at its disposal and an extensive air supply
system is contemplated.
A Successful Concert.
The concert given in Virginia Hall
on Thursday evening for the benefit
of Mrs. Archie Macdonald, was a
grand success, financially and otherwise. The hall was well filled and a
very pleasing program was rendered. Selections were given by the
Sandon band, solos by Mrs. Wood,
Miss Wilson and Wilkie Mackenzie,
duet by Miss Wiison and Mrs, Funk,
violin solo by Mr. Barron and character skeetches by Jack Hays. The Paystreak.
ROBBING MICA NINES.
A Peculiar Branch oil Mining Thar
is Carried on Up the
Ottawa,
| Toronto Globe ]
Rumors of mica stealing from the
rich deposits in Ottawa County have
been current in the capital for some
time. A number of Ottawa owners
of mica mines have become convinced
that the depredations are being car-
ried on on a large scale, and have decided to notify the Attorney-General
of Quebec and to ask for an investigation on the ground that an organized gang of mine exploiters has
been overrunning their properties
and disposing of their stealings. The
properties particularly affected are
located in the Townships of Denham,
Buckingham and Portland. These
districts are difficult of access; they
are far from the regular lines of
railway and steamboat communication, For these reasons they are
peculairly adapted to the purposes of
the micastealers. No supervision is
exercised over the claims and no
questions are asked of pretended
prospectors, The Ottawa men interested in the mica properties of these
three townships claim that the out
put reported trom Ottawa could not
possibly have come from these mines
now in working. Thousands of dol
lars' worth ot mica in excess ot the
admitted output of the mines now
working has been brought to Ottawa
and sent to the United States for use
in electrical plants. Investigations
quietly conducted have gone to show
that systematic mica stealing is a
regular industry of the Ottawa val
ley' The modus operandi is as follows : A party of men, usually four
or five in number, traverse the district and when an exceptionally good
"show" is seen they place a "shot,"
tear up the surface and cart away
the mineral thrown up. In most
cases they deface and obliterate the
main features of the mine, rendering
it thus difficult to dispose of, as the
surface showing is marred. Local
mine owners assert that startling developments will result from the investigation which the Attorney-General has been asked to institute. It
is alleged that there is an organized
company in Ottawa itself tor the purpose of disposing of this stolen mica.
They are alleged to have gone largely into the business and to have conducted the thievery on a business
basis.
Railtoau News.
THE GOLDEN CACHE.
A Toronto Firm Will  Reopen This
Famous Property.
The firm ot Fox A Ross of Toronto
has purchased the property of the
Golden Cache company.near Lillooet.
Professor Montgomery, the mining
expert, is examining the properties
with a view to determine their value,
and outtining the best method of
operating them. The properties consist of the Ruby, Jumbo, Golden
Eagle, Golden Stripe and North Star
located on Cayoosh creek, Lillooet
district. It will be remembered
that the Golden Cache company was
organized in Julv, 1897, with a capital stock of $500,00C. The stock advanced in price and then there was a
sudden fall of its value. An English
lord lost a large sum by the downfall of the shares. There was a sort
of an inquiry into its affairs, and
finally operations ceased. It is claimed that the properties have considerable merit. It is said to be the intention of Messrs, Fox & Ross to
develop them on an extensive scale,
Literary Float.
(Trout Luke Topic.)
Some 540 men are employed grading and cutting right of way of the
line of the Arrowhead & Kootenay
Lake branch now under construction. The work ot building the
wagon road between the ferry on
Duncan river and the foot of Trout
Lake is progressing rapidly; already
the men are within less than 14
miles of Selkirk City and it is expected that the road will be completed in a month's time. It is the
intention of the contractors to set a
force of men to work at this end of it
just as soon as supplies can be got in.
The grade obtained between the foot
of Trout Lake and the head of Kootenay lake, with the exception of two
points, one near this end and the
other at Duncan Pass, is one per
cent. It is stated that the work between Duncan Pass and Selkirk
City is exceedingly light
So far the deepest working in Canada is at the Eustis mine, Eustis,
Quebec, where in mining for pyrites
a depth of 2500 feet has been attained:
In the state of Michigan wages of
miners working in owned by a corporation take precedence over a
mortgage, even though the mortgage
may have been recorded and the
money advanced thereon prior to the
performance and for which the wages
accrued. The statutes gives them
preferance over all other debt3 and
claims of every character except
taxes, fines and pena ties.
An item in a Virginia City paper,
widely copied, that the Joshua Hen-
dy Machine Works of San Francisco
has bought the machinery of four
Comstock mines illustrates one advancing stage in mining matters.
The machinery so bought, when
new, costs hundreds of thousands of
dollars. It was good in its day but
became obsolete. It now goes as old
iron to the foundry, and will be
melted up and made into new and
improved forms ot mining machinery, perchance to go back in its new
form to again do duty on the Comstock.
Prosperity is not when some people are making all the money, but
when all the people are making some
money.
The Transvaal Boers refuse to
allow a Roman Catholic to occupy
any public office or sit in Parl'ament.
That is enough to condemn the little
Dutch oligarchy in the eyes of Protestants alike.
In Siberia during winter the
ground is generally frozen to a
depth of fifty or sixty feet. This is
why so much is heard about the
convict's hard lot.���Nelson Economist.
A Highland lassie on her way to
Glasgow passed through Oban. _Ier
luggage consisted ofa huge, roughly
made trunk that created much comment, and an unweildy number of
shawls. When she entered she
tackled porter after porter excitedlv
with the mysterious request, "Wull
ye gi'e me a plaister for my chest?"
It was a quiet faced youth, who had
the Gaelic, that discovered at length
that she only wanted a luggage label
for her trunk.���Melbourne Times
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Business Is Quiet, So They Say.
But we can say that we are
selling: more shoes today than
ever before. Why ? Because we
have the largest stock, the best
quality and the best,Prices o
any House in the Country.
Do not send out of town for your
shoes when you can buy them
cheaper right at home, and always be_assured of a perfect lit.
Spend your money at home
and you will no doubt get part
of it back again. So says a good
citizen.
We have in stock $1500 worth
of Blankets. We have 4 point,
3 1-2 point and 3 point Mackinaw Blankets, the best that are
manufactured; they are thick as
a board, "warm things."
we also have a fine line of white
and colored wool blankets, horse
blankets, and a large stock of
cotton blankets. Also a line line
of pure white cotton filled satin
cover quilts, wool filled quilts and
baby quilts; these goods just arrived.
We do not expect to hold np
every person who comes in our
store. But we do take great
pleasure in showing you the
finest and largest stock of bedding in this country.
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i AN ECCENTRIC ACTOfi
THE CAREER OF GEORGE JONES, BETTER KNOWN AS "COUNT JOANNES."
A Lawyer, Lecturer, Writer and Histrlonlo
Star���For Many Yean the Butt For Ridicule���Hto Suit Against Sothern���Died at
Last In Poverty.
One of tbe eccentric characters of old
New York, a familiar figure to its citizens
during most of the interval between the
early thirties and his death in December,
1879, was George Jones, or, as he styled
bliusolf, "Count Joannes." He was one
of those persons occasionally met with
dow as then whose Idiosyncrasies marked
him out for almost constant publio attention and ridicule. To the attention bo was
by no means averse, but be was an intensely solemn Individual when considering himself, and there is no doubt that he
often suffered keenly from being made the
general butt for New Yorkers'amusement.
It became tho fashion when he appeared
on the stage in bis later years for audiences to boot, bowl, jeer and almost mob
the poor old "count," in their ferocity of
ridicule. He usually bore it all with much
courage, exhibiting concern more for the
supporting members of his company than
for himsolf, fearing 'est they should be involved in his own disaster. Unquestionably tho publio had some excuse, too, for
its behavior. The "count" grew to boa
very bad actor as he advanced in years,
and his personal appearance was grotesque
in the extreme. He was tali and large,
with a scholarly stoop His face was long
and showed the traces of age, though be
alu ays dyed his heavy mustache.
He wore a wig which litted execrably.
���Tho elder Sothern said of it thaVyou
could put two fingers between it and his
bead and twist it all around." One lock
was carefully arranged to fall upon his
forehead and the hair at the back hung
down to bis coat collar. He was anything
but neat in bis ordinary dress A heavy
Mt hat and clothes of black broadcloth,
decidedly shiny, were his usual costume
For a necktie ho wore a red ribbon with
his "order" of nobility attached to it His
aged black kid gloves were carried in one
bund, and tho other was thrust melodramatically into the bosom of his coat Ills
attitudes were always studied and tragic
and he resented the least attempt to tutie
with his dignity
The "count's" career was a remarkably
varied one He was of Welsh descent and
was born in England In 1810 He is said
to have begun his stage life in that oouo-
trj.buthls experience there must have
been short, for bo was playing in America
in 1881. Ho had secondary parts in various plays, most of them Shakespearean
tragedies, and his reputation as an actor
at that time wns creditable. An incident
which happened one New Year's night at
about this period proves that tho "count,"
or .lones, had a good share of courage. He
was playing at the Bowery theator in
"Hichard III" with the elder Booth
Booth was the king and Jones had the
part of Richmond Booth had been drink-
1'ig heavily, nnd as the play proceeded
fancied that bo wns the actual King Kich-
ard. Under this delusion ho came upon
thestago in the last act in a frenzy nnd
inndo desperate efforts to kill Richmond
in fight. Jones saw the condition of affairs, met Booth coolly and by his excellent swordsmanship succeeded in disarm
h'u him and bringing him to the ground.
Tbo publio applauded wildly, not comprehending the situation, but knowing that
they wero witnessing a splondld contest.
While at tho Bowery thenter Jones married Melinda Topping, the daughter of a
New York builder. She was an actress of
fionio ability and plnyed ninny engagements in this city nnd through tho county Sho afterward separated from Jones
find took their two daughters, Avonia and
^nrolino, to live with her Avonia became
hiTsdf an actress, and on one occasion ro-
lll*ed to support her father In a play In
v'hich bo requested her to take a part.
In 1841 .lones left the stago and wont to
*'"Kland, whore he delivered a series of
Jeetureson the Bible. He subsequently
traveled, about Europe, and it was In Ger-
JJ'm.v, according to his story, that the title
count" was oonforred upon him for his
THE PAYBTHEAK, SANDON, B. C, AUGUST 26, 1899.
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literary achievements.     TbC
proved, and few believed him.    He wrote
several books on   historical subjects  at
about this time.
Upon his return to America began another phase of Count Joannes' career���
his legal aspirations. He was admittod to
the bar in Boston, and, coming from there
here, was admitted to the New York bar
In 1866. He becamo a constant attendant
at the courts, frequently for the purpose of
bringing suits for libel. In these actions
he was generally his own client. Sometimes his grievance was that an aspersion
had been cast upon his title. But his most
famous suit was that against" Dundreary "
Sothern, for caricaturing him, as he complained, in the play of "The Crushed
Tragedian." This suit occupied the court
for a few days, during which the spectators extracted infinite amusement from
the proceedings, but tho judge decided
that no injunction cowld be served upon
Sothern to prevent him from continuing
tbe play. Sothern declared that he had not
tho slightest intention of caricaturing tbe
count and that he scarcely knew him.
After 6ome years' absence from the stage
he appeared In April, 1876, at the New
York Academy of Music as Hamlet He
Wore black cotton gloves and a shaky little
coronet and with bis old wrinkled face and
dyed mustache presented a ludicrous yet
pathetic spectacle. He met storms of ridicule from tbe audience, which had assembled solely for that purpose He played oo
casionally thereafter, but kept sinking constantly lower and finally died in poverty
at the West Side hotel on Dec. 80, 1879
His funeral was on Jan 5, 1880. at "The
Little Church Around the Corner," and
bis body was laid in Maple Grove cemetery, the authorities oi which offered a plot
for tho burial.���New York Tribune.
A NARROW ESCAPE.
Unreasonable Boy.
"You will have to deal with this contrary boy," said Mrs. Tucker, turning to
the father of tho family
"What's the trouble with  him?" asked
Mr. Tucker.
"He won'teatthose nice boiled carrots."
"Why won't you eat them, Tommy!'"
"Because I don't like tho taste of  'em
That's why," answered Tommy.
"Thomas, my son," rejoined Mr. Tucker, shaking his head reproachfully and
turning to bis papor again, "that's un
reasonable. You can't object to tho taste
of carrots, Thomas, because they haven't
any. "-���Chicago Tribune.
Both Satisfied.
"I wish I were an ostrich," said Hicks
angrily, as he tried to eat one of his wife's
biscuits and couldn't.
"I wish you were," returned Mrs. Hicks.
"I'd get a few feathers for my bat "���Boa-
ten Traveler.
Tennyson and His Pipe.
Tennyson came to the library today
(185a) After a time he said, "1 must
have a pipe." Mr Wild replied that be
should either go and smoke up the chimney in the back library or on the roof He
chose the latter, and 1 went to show him
how to thrust his huge length through the
Window In a quarter of an hour he came
down greatly refreshed. During a conversation on French affairs on the day of
the christening of his ohild be broke in
with his deep, sonorous voice, "By tha
holy living God, France is in a loathsome
���tate."���"Journals of Walter White."
money to Slice Vp.
A woman puzzled a Boston clerk considerably recently. Her husband is a
bank president in Newburyport. The
national bunks receive their bills in
sheets of 12, which are out after being
signed. Tbe generous president gave
one of tbeso sheets to his wife, and she
naturally started at once for Boston.
After waking some purchases in one of
the large stores she drew the bills out
of her pocketbook and calmly said to
tbe clerk, "Lend me your scissors, and
I will pay you," thereupon cutting off
a bill. The astounded ci*��rk at first refused to receive such money from so
open a manufacturer of currency, but
finally the matter was explained.���Bos-
Ion Record.
���Tewspaper Han Came Near Going la
Heaven by the Dynamite Route.
"Talking about narrow escapes," said
Campbell Hardy, who has experienced tbe
ups and downs of IS years of newspaper
life, to a Galveston News man, "reminds
me of an experience I underwent while
running a little country newspaper up in
Illinois, chasing the festive advertisement
and tbe elusive news item. My office and
plant, where I molded publio opinion and
told a limited number of subscribers what
to do in order to be saved, was located in
a harness shop. One bright spring morning, while engaged In writing an editorial
I was interrupted in my intellectual reverie
by the sound of scurrying feet below, and
tbe next Instant by a terrific explosion,
which shook the building.
"All was a blank for the next minute,
when I found myself lying up against a
broken sash. Gathering myself together,
after wondering whether it was the falling
of a brick wall or the kick of an energetio
mule that had struck me, I surveyed the
ruins. There was a hole in the floor beside
me and one in the roof above, through
which you could have driven a government ox team, and a 'pied' and wrecked
newspaper office. It appears that the occupant below bad sprung tbe combination of his safe, and, being desirous of recovering the princely sum of $1.70, along
with some valuable papers, bad in a moment of temporary insanity engaged a
party to blow open the safe door with
dynamite. The safe was placed on its back,
charged with the explosive, and the fuse
touched off.
''The bright, intellectual engineer of
tbe job neglected to notify me when tbe
services began, and the results were as
above stated. It was a miracle that 1 was
not blown to pieces, but, as luck would
have It, 1 was just outsldoof the deadline,
for had I met the safe in its upward flight
the chances are my friends would be still
looking for my remains with a rdke.
Though I was somewhat bruised and disfigured, 1 am pleased to note that I remained in the ring Gentlemen, I have
been jumbled up in a railroad accident,
mingled with the tail of a Dakota blizzard,
been wrecked at sea and storm tossed, but
this was my narrowest escape from sudden
death that I have to chronicle It was decidedly a case of being blown up, but not
out. I am destined to die a natural death;
otherwise 1 would have crossed the great
divide long ago, for I've been on the brink
several times. Like tbe tonsorial artist,
I stand ready to cry, 'NextI' "
The Etiquette of the Desert.
Social etiquette among tbe Arabs is n
factor in life to be considered seriously if
you wish to live among them without I fiction. Its obligations are not to be completely mastered in a few months Sometimes when I have had companions with
me presumably thoroughly au fait with
���11 things Mohammedan the harmony of
the occasion has been seriously endangered
by some thoughtlessness or ignorance >
their part whioh to the Moslem could
pear only as a contemptuous want ol ci
slderation. Thus, no greater insult could
be offered to an Arab than a in'm y inquiry as to tbe welfare of, bis'Wife ��� u- n
natural civility, but to him a (W
tinenoe bitterly resented   On o:
I nearly made a similar i'   ��
Invited by a neighboring s��<
to see him, and was on the point
np to his tent door and dlsiti'i.ti
Fortunately,   how e w i,   1
time that etiquette dema 11 tl >
halt 60 yards off and tall
"Havel your permission  u.
This gives time to bundle off a
womenkind who may be aln
tory to tbe admission of a s*
curious also to notice thai
real affection existing bei
son, the sense of ro. in  11: ..-,
er feelings, and the si wa wi\
meat with their fathei in tl
guest, but will wait upoi
father, rising, allows them i
of breaking bread with tin .
Provided, however, that
their social customs  nr,
proved the Bedouin ta be , i
hearted friends, and  they i t
greatly attached to those v\' .> \v
and wbo   know   them n
Friends," by K Talbot K.
The earliest thimbles were made oi leather, but in the seventeenth century they
wero of gold and silver, principally gold,
and enriched with rubies and other gems.
Blois, which bad a great renown for its
gold and sliver smith 'a work, saw tbe mak*
Inst of most of them.
Dubious.
"I dropped around to see how oof
safe stood the fire,'' said an agent to tha
proprietor of an establishment whioh
had been destroyed, as the two surveyed
the ruins.
"Well." replied the owner, "I think
yowr cafe is a first class article to keep
ancaid bills in."���Pittsburg Chroniolt
Steerage I
"The Steerage i :
an article by H   i I
Century     Mr V
One evening se\<
No. 1 and I were {:
mast, talking upon tnt   .
ject, America.    The con.
into an argument on tho e
and this, in turn, led to
the rights of tho salnm
"If weain'tgot no i
quarters," said one of the u i.
'ave they to come into outright if they bo'aved thci' <
don't,   blast   'em!    Am
'ow we was a lot of bloom ui
tbe way they carries on���a  i
chiefs to their noses an a-drorin
petticoats close to em, an  ttpi
terin.    'Ho, Georgo,   say- i
with diamonds in   er ear*, .
yesterday; 'the pore, li
bat wot makes 'em Bmell
as that, mind you    S'elj
tore 'er to pieces 1"
As I happened to witness the In I
graphically described by  Iho
could not help feeling tiiat bis aug
righteous. 	
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SANDON. B. C, AUGTST 26, 1899.
MATRIMONY.
New Denver Ledge.
Matrimony has become prevalent
in Kootenay during the past year or
two, and there is scarcely a hamlet
but can boast of several people who
haye made contracts of this kind.   If
the number of marriages continue to
increase at the same ratio in the future as they have recently we look
for an enormous advance in the price
of baby carriages.   Matrimony in its
first stages is always full of bliss and
nicer to take than scotch and soda.
It is then that the world is bright and
no cloud of sorrow floats arouncUhe
honeymoon.    The middle and  last
stages of matrimony are not so blissful, especially to the woman.    She
gradually finds out with a few exceptions, that she is a mild kind of a
slave, bound by law to love,  honor
and light the fire tor the  man she
once thought was a little god.     We
have never committed  matrimony.
Not because we are averse to the
touch of a feminine hand,  or the delicious caress that comes trora a woman who loves you, but simply owing
to the fact that we have never had
time or opportunity to size up the situation according to our ideas.    Marriage would upset the equilibrium of
our placid career.     It would revolutionize our entire lite.     We would
have to buy* lace curtains,  enlarge
our bed, and sleep in a room decorated with dresses,   corsets,   petticoats
and other lingerie of the gentler sex.
Then we would have to get in  early
every night without carrying a jag
of green onions and milk shakes.   It
would never do to stumble  into our
boudoir at 3 a. ra., and have our  di
vine partner say in a low, sweet and
reproachful voice; "Colonel, you are
slightly jagged!"   Such  a    remark
would  cause   trouble,   and,   consequently for a while  longer we   will
continue to eat onions at  night,  and
sleep where no soprano can break the
even tenor of our ways,
THE   PROPER   THING.
The Nelson Tribune has suggested
that the mine managers and mine
workers hold a conference and adjust
their differences. Seeing that Mr.
Justice Irving settled so many mining disputes in the Atlin Lake district satisfactorily, he might be asked
to act as umpire Let the mine man
agers appoint five members of the
conference and the Miner's Unions
five, and whatever agreement is
reached, let it be binding until the
31st of December, 1900.
CLOSE   MARGIN,   INDEED.
It mig-ht be well for the mine man-
agers to look at the situation from the
point of view of the Toronto Telegram.
It reasons thus:
"Eastern investors are deeply indebted to the British Columbia papers like
the Victoria Globe, Vancouver World
and the Nelson Miner for the true light
they have thrown upon the possibilities
of mineral properties in that Province.
These journals and the mine owners,
with whom they sympathize have given a black eye to the British Columbia
'propositions,' which have tempted the
speculative enthusiasm of the eastern
investor.     British Columbia   journals
and   British   Columbia    mine-owners
must know their  own  business, and
their actions indicate that they have set
an unduly high value  on the mines,
which are working so close to the margin that a difference of two hours a day
means the difference between profit and
loss.    British  Columbia  mine-owners
have been dealing with the .Eastern investor as if their properties were amazingly rich.   Some of these mine-owners
give the lie to their own pretenses by
professing that their.mines will not pay
under an eight-hour basis. These mine-
owners have a good case  against the
eight-hour law.    They should be freed
from its restrictions of that statute, and
at the same time the eastern investor
should  allow able and patriotic journals  like the   Vancouver   World and
Nelson Miner to open his eyes to the
trul h that he is asked to pay too much
for stock in British Columbia properties
which are capitalized at  one, two or
three million dollars, and yet are so
poor that they can be put upon the road
to ruin by two hours' difference in the
day's work of each miner.    When it is
a question of selling stock   a certain
class of British Columbia journals talk
as if every property in  the Province
was worth millions, and when it is a
question of wages these same papers
talk as if there was not a property in
British Columbia which would not be
pushed into bankruptcy by a decrease
in the length of the working day, and
such a decrease does not necessarily imply a decrease in the working power of
each mine."
PAYNE   MAY   COMPROMISE.
A Grand Forks correspondent to the
Vancouver News-Advertiser says: C. J.
McCuaig, tbe well known Montreal mining man, will shortly revisit the Slocan,
Republic and Boundary country. It is
reported here that his western trip will
bo undertaken largely with a view to a
compromise with the miners, and the
early resumption of work in the Payne
mine mine. Mr. Wilkes, the organizer
of the Miners' Union, wasin town today.
He is engaged forming branches of the
union throughout the country. Speaking about tbe situation in the Slocan he
said: "I expect to see work resumed in
the mines very shortly. One thing is
certain the eight-hour law will not be
repealed."
Mr. Justice Drake lately rendered an
important decision in the case of Chas.
Darts vs St. Keverne Mining Co., to the
effect that in surveying a fractional mineral claim or anv mineral claim of subsequent location, the boundary lin^s of
I any prior location shall not be crossed.
IS IT WORTH THE LEARNING?
Is It worth the learning,
This love they bless���
Pale lovers yearning
For happiness ?
Why do they glory in the night ?
What dream is theirs of proud delight?
Is it worth the learning i>
Mv heart is burning;
It cries to me,
Is it worth the learning
What this may be ?
Why do I walk alone all day '/
"She is in love," the maidens say;
Is love worth learning ?
Was it worth the learning ?
He kissed my lutiml
Is love worth learning?
I understand.
Though love may nunc and love may go
It is the only thing to know-
Love's worth the learning.
���John Davidson
SLOCAN   MINERAL   FLOAT.
Buildings are being erected at and a
trail cut to the Sunshine.
Four inches of galena and carbonates
were struck on the Merrimac last week.
W. Lettrick and John McDonald went
up the hill on Tuesday to work on the
Lost Tiger.
Preparations are being made for extensive operations this winter in the
Corinth Basin.
The Last Chance will soon resume
operations with a small force. Machines
are to be put in.
California and Clipper Silver-Lead
Mines, Ltd, is the name of the company
just organized to work the California
and Clipper claims on .Silver Mountain,
overlooking New Denver The capital
stock is one million dollars. N
Work is being pushed on the Wee
Wee ledge, J. (J. Harris' property on
the lake shore Pouth of town. The tunnel has been driven 15 feet and the
ledge becomes stronger and better mineralized as work progresses.
Work on the Montezuma, on the south
fork of Kaslo creek, has been Stopped
and the bond held by Messrs. Hughes
and MeMicken on the property thrown
up. They claim they found work too
expensive under the ohrht-hour law.
NEW DENVER ITEMS.
Pat Burns and A. J   Marks took a
look at Silver Mountain lasi, week.
A. J. Cleverly aud G.  T. Ford have
gone to England for a few months.
J. K. Clark will examine several
claims on Silver Mountain this week.
Hugh Cameron has completed his
contract on the wagon road between
here and Sandon.
W. J. Tretheway was in town iast
week. He thinks there is no place like
Vancouver, except New Denver.
Alex Smith was in town Monday. He
has several men working on the Ban-
noekburn, in the Lardo-Duncan district.
Arthur Brindle was severely burned
about the hands and face Monday evening by the explosion of some linseed
oil he was boiling on the kitchen stove.
Wm. Thomlinson on Saturday List
returned from a trip through the Lardo-
Duncan district, lie was accompanied
by C D. McCrae, D. Sutherland and A.
Went/.el.
Angrignon & Cook have got the electric light plant in first-class running
Order again and will turn on the lights
on the 1st of September, alter a short
shut down for repairs.
SLOCAN    ORE    SHI I'M "NTS.
Total s.iiipped Julv 1 to Dec. 81, 1898,
i\n<u  tons.    January  1st.   1899, to
August. 19:
Week.
!  MVT1P	
[*u��t Chance....
Slocan star	
Sapphire	
(\.in	
Ajax 	
Sovereign	
Uei-o	
IVA���hot!	
1'reasure Vault.
Trade Dollar...
Liberty Hill....
M uliv.i,   .
Wonderful	
Mah. Mutes ...
OinHsn ft**	
iv'Hd &oosu	
Monitor	
Whitewater ....
I u'kson   	
Roll 	
Wclliiiu'ton	
Ahtnlne	
'.' i.nli'i r	
; (nrtl ni.���lie*..
!ll"!lt   WlStlTII
II sun	
Ytari >n 	
Caneltn	
Fidelity.-	
Vancouver	
Wakefield	
Emily Edith....
Oom?tnck	
Noonday	
Enterprise	
Taniarac	
Black Prince
DO
IB
Total tons.
1'
Total
o.'.'Tl
M*
S3
15
10
I8(i
119
Ui
IS
llilO
1.:"
IS
200
L�� l)_
680
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BS
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18
540
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S80
wo
8*i
18,(156
Five
packed
hundred   tons of ore  is being
down from the American Boy.
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DEALER IN
M
MEATS
5$
AT
SANDON, ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY
THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY. THE PAYSTIlEAR^jANDON, B. C, AUGUST 2G, 1899.
SLOCAN CITY NKWS IN BKIKF.
One car of ore was shipped last week
to Hall mines smelter, Nelson.
J. L. Sauter, mate of the ss. Sandon is
back from a holiday spent at the coast.
Dr. Doolittle, of Toronto, was here
last week to look at some mining* properties.
Messrs. Dickinson and Felt are looking at several properties, with the object of purchasing for their company.
School opened last week in the old
quarters. The new school house will
not he ready for occupancy for another
month.
A very pleasant dance took place last
Friday night at Chas. Bean's cabin on
the lake shore. Dancing was kept up
till a late hour.
The New Goldfields of British Columbia Ltd, of which Sir Charles Tuppor, if-
president, will resume work on tbe Ex-
change group shortly.
I). 0. Lewis and 11. B. Eaton of Nelson, are inspecting several properties
in which they are interested on the
second   north fork   of  Lemon   creek
During Mr. Williams' absence in Eng
land work has been temporarily stopped
on the Chapleau, but will be. resumed on
his return which will be in a couple of
weeks.
W. S. Johnson, of Gwillim & Johnson,
lias returned from surveying the site
for the new long tunnel on t*>e Evening
Star mine on Dayton ereek, and it is
likely work will he commenced on it at
once.
E. M. Shape was home for a week and
left Monday Rgain for Lardo, where he
\.a.- a general store. He reports very
favorably of that country and states that
come high grade ledges have been lately
discovered on Cooper creek.
The government has appropriated
in uey to complete the trail up Lemon
cive', as far as the. second north fork.
Work was started this week. Tins will
supply a long-f��lt want as there isquite
n heavy traffic up this route.
Ore is being brought in from the
Black Prince. This has to be packed
from1 the mine as far as the end of the
wagon road and is then brought into
the freight shod by wagon. The first
carload was shipped this week.
The Evening Star will resume operations on the first of September. They
have the site of their new tunnel laid out.
This will be 1000 feet long and in addition they will complete the wagon road
from Springer creek up to tbe mine.
A force of six men are at work on the
Duchesa Group on Lemon creek. This
property consists of five claims situated
near the Alpine. Tbe ledge is a high
grade free milling gold one. Thev are
now driving a tunnel in on tbe vein.
The church of England has purchased the building on the corner of
Ward ave and Main street, and is having it moved over onto the church lot
on Arthur street, and will have It rebuilt into a very complete little chapel.
W. W. Warner M. E��� was here last
week looking at several properties in this
neighborhood, in the interest of eastern
capitalists. It is understood be will report favorably and it is likely at least
one property will change hands shortly
as the result.
The wagon road has been completed
possibly may have the steel  laid into
the city by November.
G. 0. Buchanan, the well-known Hill
man, has a mill being towed up the
river, and In a few weeks we shall be
supplied with all the lumber necessary,
as there is an abundance of saw logs in
the vicinity.
GOT   A   LITTLE   BROTHER.
Yes, I've got a little brother,
Never asked for him from mother,
But he's here;
But I a'pose thev went and bought him,
For last week the doctor brought him;
Ain't it queer?
When I heard the news from Molly,
Why, I thought at first 'twas jolly;
'Cause you see
I just imagined I could get him,
And our dear mamma would let him
Play with me.
But, when once T had looked at him
I cried out, u()h, dear!   Is that him?
Just that mite?
They said, 'Yes, and you may kiss him!'
Wcfl, I'm sure I'd never miss him,
He's such a frigid.!''
He's so smn it it's just amazing,
And you'd think he was biazing,
He's so red;
And Ills nose is like a berry,
And lie's bald as Uncle Jerry
On his head.
He's no kind of good whatever.
And he cries as if he'd never,
Never stop;
Won't sit up���you can't arrange him,
Oh, why don't father change him
At the shop?
Now we've got to dress and feed him,
And we really didn't need him,
Little frog!
And I cannot think why father
Should have bought him when I'd rather
Have a dog!
���London Mall.
up Springer creek nearly as far as the
second bridge on the old trail, which
crosses the creek about one mile fi om
the Arlington Basin. The government
appropriation of $2,500 is about all used
upandv.ork will be stopped in a few-
flays. It is intimated that the Arlington
Mining Co., will complete the road themselves this autumn.
The Oro Gold Mining Company has
taken a bond on the St. Louis group of
six claims, situated near the head of the
second north fork of Lemon creek. The
ledge is a free milling quartz, and some
very good specimens have been secured
containing considerable free gold. They
are now developing the property and if
the results continue to be as satisfactory they will purchase the group. A
good wagon road could be made down
to their stamp mill, situated at the
confluence of Main Lemon.
There are 12 men working on the
Black Prince. The work done now
amounts to a cross-cut tunnel of 141 feet
and a drift of HO feet on the ledge. They
have already shipped one car of ore and
have the second carload-nearly ready.
Tbe ledtre is about eight feet wide and
tbe paystreak has Deen four feet. Last
week the ore in the face of tbe drift
changed a ;jood deal in character and tbe
pay streak is now six 'eet wide. Tbe ore
carries more galena and has increased in
value.
There are seven men now working on
the Alexandria-Pelly property at the
head of Mineral creek, a tributary of the
second north fiirk of Lemon creek. A
cross-cut tunnel is being driven to tap
the lead below the shaft. The or�� sampled lately gives over $375 in silver and
gold values per ton. This property is
stocked in Spokane, where most of the
stock has been sold. There are a number of very promising properties in that
neighborhood, and when some more
work is done on this creek it is certain
that two or three good properties will be
the result, as the indications are most
encouraging.
DUNCAN    CITY   NEWS.
This, besides being a railroad centre,"
is much of a mining district. Many of
the claims now located near this city are
really worthy of note. The writer being
much interested in such matters, has
visited several of them, and can realize
the importance, of the district to the
populous districts of the Kootenays, especially Nelson and the towns in the
Sioean. The. ranching possibilities of
the section are without doubt the greatest in the Kootenays. From the big
jam Bituated on the upper Duncan,
about22 miles from this city, to the
Kootenay Lake, are thousands of acres
capable1 of being cultivated and of raising many of the most called-for products of the marketable kind.
On Hall creek and other creeks on
Duncan river are many exceedingly
rich claims, in fact, the portion of country on Hall creek and Bear creek is so
promising that but little remains to be
prospected, but above and below these
creeks is a good field for the prospector.
Two  years ago there  were  a lew
claims located in this district, but now
what a vast change!   Subject to all this
vast country rich in mineral and ranch-'j
ing- possibilities, and at the foot of this? ^ , q      #��>#/_ r%
fine body of water? called House,-Lake;;/^#    C/l/i_f i7//iXf Proprietor *_5��liUtl/i
is situated the town now called Duncan \    V *_# 7
City. It is as beautiful a location for a
town as could be. The residents, while
not numerous, feel confident that Duncan City in a few years will be the ideal
spot, of British Columbia. The lake
here is some two and a half or three
miles in width, and, shut in as it is, it is
always quite safe for passage. Beautiful spots here and there on the waterfront charm the numerous visitors who
arrive on most every steamer from the
different towns.
Prominent among our business firms
are the Simpson Bros , the original locators. They carry a good stock and
are popular. They have leased the hotel situated on their premises to a very
popular and pleasant gentleman, Mr,
Dunbar, who is accumulating quite a
stake. Among tho other business
houses must be mentioned that of our
old Slocan house, the general merchant
HrmofW.G. & G. J. Macdonald, who
carry the largest line of goods of any
firm doing business here. They are
doing a large business, and are always
obliging and ready to serve their patrons. This is a branch of the Whitewater house. Their stock is always replete with all the supplies needed in
the hotel, prospecting and family trade.
Nine hotels cater to the needs of the
public. A few old S'bcanites are here
engaged in their favorite occupation,
among them Mr. Klenismill of Sandon,
whom many of your readers will remember and wish him success. He has
perhaps the best and most substantial
liotel in town. Mr Otto Prole, late of
Robson, carries a well-selected stock of
goods and is most centrally located. He
has no kick coming and is very popular.
The town is supplied with the other
tradesmen���one drug store, bakery,
brewery, laundry���and with all that
conduces to the comforts of an intelligent community.
By the middle of December the town
will be in communication by railroad
north and south. Then the very un-
navigable lower Duncan river will be
dispensed with and the steel rails will
be laid in readiness to convey passengers and merchandise in direct line
from the wholesale centres of the Koot-
neys, the Dominion and the States.
A. D. Anderson, our esteemed town-
site agent, has just been appointed notary public, and W. Simpson, of the
firm of Simpson Bros., recorder for this
district.
The pile driver, which will be used in
the construction of the large bridge
across the lake being built by the K. &
S. railway contractors, has just arrived.
The C. P. R. is rapidly going ahead and
At the annual convention of the
Typographical Union in Detroit the
president said:     "The  strike as a
weapon of organized labor has been
greatly abused.    Its too frequent use
has tended to lessen its effectiveness.
Under no circumstances should local
unions be permitted to engage in aggressive strikes without complying
with all the laws of the International
Union, and not then unless the union
shall have sufficient funds on hand to
pay strike benefits and expenses for a
period of at least eight weeks."
SJBB1 JDlWCfl
M. W. DAT, Proprietor.
 Manufaturer of all 1
Kinds of CARBONATED  DRINKS
Syphons, Gingei Ale,
Sarsaparilla, Etc., Etc.
Sandon, B.O.
Patronize home industry
when you want the best
otelSandon
The pioneer house of the City
First-Class in every particular THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, AUGUST 26,  1899.
MINING   RB0ORDS
The following is a complete Hat of the
mining transactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
the Slocan. Those of New Denve��� were
m follows :���
LOCATIONS.
Aug 8���Morning Star, Wilson cr, W
Schulzke.
9���Mountain Queen, n fk Carpenter
cr, reloc Iron King:, J Brown. Mountain Maid, n fk Carpenter cr, R J Mc-
Kenzie.
11���Veandory and Veandor, n fk Car-
Renter, J B Martin. Lucky Swede, n
t Carpenter, A OOstby, F Johnson and
C Peterson.
14���Tip Top, Wilson cr, Alice Libby.
16���Marion fr, Payne mt, R Strange-
way.
16���Champion fr, Wilson cr, F Kelly.
Gipsy Queen, Four Mile cr, Jno Fraser.
Forest King, Four Mile cr, A Wild.
Glenwood, Fennell cr, C H Brindle.
Avondale, same, E M Brindle. Souris,
same, E Brindle. Hard Climb, Porcupine cr, LMcDougald.
17���Wineta, nr Three Forks, C E Sey-
more.
19���America, Granite cr, F H Bartlett.
Great Britain, same, J R Roberts. Lord
Robert, Fennell cr, J R Roberts. At-
wood, Silver mt, W D Mitchell.
21���Chicago fr, Codycr, J Docksteader.
Lion, Silver mt, H Sherran. Norway,
Four Mile cr, Gus Anderson. Sweden,
Four Mile cr, P Linquist. Rhena fr,
Silver mt, A Wallace.
ASSESSMENTS.
Aug 8���Silver Sumet, C & K, Silver
Creek. 9���Caledonia, Saddle Rock,
United Fraction, Producer, Sabbath,
Ontario No 4, Avalon. 10���Merrimac,
Bay State, Bay State fr, Amazon, Stanley. 11���Heather Bell, Eclipse. 12���Le
Mont.   14���Boxer No 2.
14��� Red Star, Midnight, Iron Clad,
Eagle fr, Boatswain, Mary S fr. 15���
Erie, Brunswick, Faringdon, Twickenham, Mammoth No 7. 17���Karrawha,
Transit, Chico, Sliver Reef, Felix,
Archie Fr, Algoma, Rubin, Hettie E,
Rubie, Ogema. 18���Silver Leaf, Angrig-
non. 19���Rob Roy, Lake View No. 3,
Foot Hill, Comet. 21���Snow Slide, 3yrs,
Wooden Spoon, Dawn Center, Satisfaction, Thursday fr, A E, Bristol, Commander Extension, Basin fr, 0 K, Butte,
Repeater.
CERTIFICATES OF IHPROVEHBNT.
Aug 8���Alps fr, Alps, Alturas.
12���Admiral Nelson, Kitchener fr.
Aug 18���Majestic and Unexpected.
TBANBFER8.
Aug 2���Parrot, 5, H Dillon to M C
Monaghan, July 81. Parrot, |, M C
Monaghan to S H Snyder, July 81.
7���Clara Moore, W> Mary McClements
to D A Van Dorn, June 10.
9���Blake, \, T Sherman to Geo
Long, Dec 12, 98.
19���LeRoi, J, L W Mulholland to
Geo H Dawson, May 29, $1,000.
IXL Fr, F A Davis to Miller Creek
Co , Aug 4.
14���Producer and Caledonia, all, J A
Yerex to G F Burpee and DG Macdonell,
Sep 3,1897.
16���Greenwood, all, C H Brindle to
Mt Mable Co, Aug 16.
18���Tamarack, Big Jim, Basin, Mammoth, Rossland Red Mountain, all, H
McPherson, A N Patterson, G Henny,
M B Bridgford to J M Martin, July 13.
SLOGAN   CITT   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
July 81���Wellington, 4th so fk Lemon cr, Jno Balko. Soldier Boy, head
Lemon cr, J T Tipping. Rita, 1st n fk
Lemon cr, A R Balderson.
Aug 1���Eda Fr, summit Springer and
Ten Mile cr, CESmitheringale." Black
Warrior, Jack cr, M Maddigan. Wellington No 2, Jack cr, Ed Haley. Goat,
head Lemon cr, A S Stewart.
8���Aquila, 2d n fk Lemon cr, A di
Michele and P Angrignon.
4���Spinster, 12 Mile cr, R Kurtzhall.
Tilley, Marionette, and Triple Cedars,
Five Mile cr, W Fortin. Blue Coat,
Dayton, Jos Anderson.
5���Susie, Springer cr, T J Lloyd.
Denver, Dayton cr, Geo Williamson.
7���Boomer, 1st n fk Lemon, J Macdonald. Elgin, Lemon cr, N Macdonald. Golden King, divide Springer and
Lemon cr, M Maddigan Queen, Lemon cr, Ed Haley. Baby Mine, 2nd n fk
Lemon cr, E Rackliffe and W E VVor-
den. Woodland, Dayton cr, W A Coplen.
8���Home Run, 12 Mile cr, Peter Sin-
ott. Silver Reef, 12 Mile cr, B Knee-
bone.
9���Magnificent, so fk Lemon cr, I
Robinson. Sucker, same, J Radcliffe.
Sunrise, Ten Mile, J Werely and E M
Brindle. Orient, same, E Eyton.
Wicklon, same, Pat Mooney.
10���Ida W, Lemon cr, S C Jackson.
Louise, same, Arch York. Hartley,
same, Geo Lloyd.
11���Rose, reloc Norway, Ten Mile, F
Swannell. Sarsfield, San Jose, Emmett,
Lemon cr, H Reichart. Waterloo, reloc
Lost Cabin, 2na n fk Lemon, W B
I George.
14���Port Hope, Springer cr, H L Fife.
Never Tired, bet 3d and 4th so fk Lemon,
H L Fife.   Dandy, summit Springer and
Ten Mile ck, D G McCuaig.
15���Golden Gate, 4th so fk Lemon cr,
A Brodman.
16���Jersey Lilly, so fk Ten Mile cr, H
A Chapman.. Star, reloc Humming Bird,
so fk Lemonjcr, W F Hornshoe. Maple
Leaf, Ten Mile cr, M McLean. Alder,
reloc Silver Joe, same, Mrs E F Fergu
son. Drummon, reloc Glad Tidings,
Alex Ferguson. D A, reloc Oceolo, Slocan river, Jas McNeil. Alta Vista, reloc
Highland Chief, Jas McKiernan. R A,
reloc Silver Mug, Slocan r, Jas McKiernan.
17���Silver Bow, Boyd cr, Ernest Rack-
liff.   Fido, Tobin cr,   Ernest Rackliff.
18���Blue Jay, reloc High Ore, 12 Mile
cr, W A Thompson. Silver Tip, reloc
Garnet, M L Nicholson. C P R, reloc
Rob Roy, W S Clark. Gladstone, reloc
Harden Lad, Lemon cr, Pat Nolan.
Owen Roe, reloc Hibernian, Lemon cr,
Henry Reichart. Sioux, reloc Kentucky,
Lemon cr, C B Hittle.
19���Pilot, reloc Carabine, Lemon cr,
Jas A Foley. Diamond, reloc Mountain
View, same, J A Foley. Lucky Jim fr,
reloc Fariniana fr, 12 mile cr, R Kurtz-
hals.
ASSESSMENTS.
July 31 ��� Teller, Leadville, Reno,
City of Spokane, E H, 16 to 1, Skylark,
Ranger. Aug 1���Hvderbad, Weymouth, Howard fr; Hoodoo, 2 yrs, Headlight, Burlington fr. 2���Rose, Apex,
Mabou, 3 yrs, Ohio, 8 yrs. Tiger fr.
3���Buchera. 4���Highland Light, Silver
Cliff, Marmion, Maryland, Emma E,
Mary Alice. 5���Kingston, Golden
Crown. 7���Shanerock fr, Graphic,
Libyan, Little Dorrit. 8���No 45, Lone
Pine. Great Western, Grand Trunk,
Northern Pacific, Great Northern, St
Lawrence, Southern Cross. 9���Violet
No 3j Keith, Lucky George, Quo Vadis,
Hettie, Camdon fr. 10���Rose, 2 vrs,
Oxberry, Asphodel. 11���Ida, Klondike
No 2. i2���Saddle Rock, Gold Crown,
Happy Jerry.
14���Slocan Fraction, Ontario, Trenton.
15���Slocan Maiden, Slocan Boy. 16���
Blenfield, Mattawa. 17���Canadian Mutual, Oh My. Winfrid, Alberta, Liberty,
Sunrise fr.
TRANSFERS.
Aug I���Twin Sister No 1 and Twin
Sister No 2, J in each, Frank Provost
to J Radcliff.
Batchelor, %, Chas McDonald to R A
McDonald.
5���Bryan and Katie, J each, T J
Lloyd to W Seaman.
Morris, J, A Owens to W Seaman.
Midnight and Starlight, all, C Brand
to J Tinting.
7���Quinte, ��, C Hoffman to J Kelson.
9���Black Cloud, i, R J Thompson to
E M Brindle.
14���Midnight and Starlight, % each,
J Tinling to lllnes.
16���Wasa, all, Martin Isaacson to The
New Goldfields of B C Ltd.
17-Topas, %, V C Rackliff to Jno
Elliott. _        ,   t
Dundas No 2, 1-6, Geo T Gomerly to
Jno Elliott, $500.
AINSWORTH   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
Julv 26���Royal George, Kaslo cr, K
J L Ross. Kodac, Cascade cr, P Billings. Emma, Cascade cr, J Campbell
Pontiac, Cascade cr, A J McCove, J
McVeigh, John McVeigh and A W
Hally.
27���Arcadian, Porcupine cr, W B
Drummond. Tiger, Bear Lake cr, F
Savage, Superior, Davis cr, same.
28���Sandarm, Whitewater Basin, J
Emans. Lakeview, Milford cr, S Faw-
cett.
29���Mountain Goat, Hamill cr, T
Hagen.
31���Julv Fraction, Jackson Basin, F
McDonald. Sebenia, Little Cedar cr,
English.
Aug. 1���Leo, Hooker cr, WG Sawyer. M F, so fk Kaslo cr, T Pearson.
Park, same, B Pearson. Maple Leaf,
Woodbury cr, J Graham. Niagara,
Chippawa, Little Glacier cr, H R Stovel
Linke, Fish Lake, AC Van Moltkerke.
Victoria, Cooper cr, J M VVeyer. Tru-
ficer, Soda cr, G Carlquist and A W
Johnson. ���
2���Black Swan, Glacier cr, S Swan-
son. Lacombe, Cooper cr, C H Chapman. Helper, Cooper cr, C H Chapman, agent for R Bradford.
3���Fidelity No 2, Campbell cr, A C
Buzzetti. Concas No 8, Campbell cr.
R Elliott. Eureka, Stanley mt, A
Watts. Hidden Treasure, head Davis
and Bear cks, Comas No 2, Campbell cr,
J A Otto and Wm White. Orange Lilly,
so fk Kaslo cr, Thos Lee Queen, so ik
Kaslo cr, P Linquist. King, same, DS
McCuaig Vancouver, 12 Milecr, P McCue Winnipeg, same, P Dowd.
Spruce, Woodbury cr, J Steel.
4���Cyclone, 4 Mile cr, W N and C V
Eakin.   Nero, Crawford cr, J llobillard
Butte Fr, Hammill cr.   R J Stinson.
Alpine,   .Sawyer cr,  W V   Papworth
Copper Glance. Sawver cr,  F Walter
Alice, Sawver cr, R R Cameron. Grand
Trunk, Desmond cr, C Nelson.    Silver
Drop, w fk Canyon cr, t) Johnson   Rus
kin, % mile se" of Whitewater, Ida M
Banting.   Trapper, so fk Kaslo cr, John
Gordon.
5���Nettie, Hammill cr, C M Burnside.
Anaconda, Hammill cr, C Ewart Gold
Cure fr, so fk Kaslo Cr, O Clancy.   ' '
7���Bluedge, Duncan river, J Johnson
Vancouver,   Hammill cr,   Dean Ross.
Cuba; Upper  Duncan river, John Mc-
Kenzie.   Jamie, same. J A Gillis.
8���Copper Mountain, Dan Grant.
Champion, J VV Smith Oneta,' I) S
Strobeck Helen L, L A Lemon. Dawn
of Day, OStrathearn.
9���Suburban, 4 Mile cr, J C Miller
andTFCusack.    Red Star, nr Ainsworth,   D   F  Strobeck      Granite, nr
Woodbury cr, D McDonell and D Gilchrist.   1 hree. Friends, Can von cr, W
Hazard.    Daisy, Canyon cr, W Hazard
Etna Bell, Hooker cr, H  M   Wattles
Hobo, Canyon cr, H M Wattles.   Black
Bess,   Woodbury  cr,  Gus  Anderson
Nancy  Hanks,    Woodburv  cr,   E  E
Austin
12���Belle, Woodburv cr, F A Austin
Black Prince, Houserfake, A McVashish
14-Black Watch, Kaslo cr, H Me
Donald. Carney fr, Kaslo cr, T Pearson. Quartz Bed, Meadow cr, J Rivers.
Boflo. Meadow cr, J C Madison. Mineral Hill, Meadow cr. A Byers. Hak
Pay, Meadow cr, H Tulpo.' Spokane,
Schroeder cr, J E Mvlen June Bu��- fr
Meadow cr, WLMc'Laughlan. Airarie!
Woodbury cr, T Davidson and F E
Armstrong.
_* ��W* BuS' Gallagher mt, HCodv,
St Paul fr, nr Ainswoith, J W Smite.
Be cher, 12 Mile cr, J Johnson.     Deep
rarn Tro^Lake Ttrai1' J Inland.
Wallace, St Francis, Lvle cr. W Moulso
Waterloo fr, Whitewater, E'MBantin~"
Georgette, nr Argenta, A Goudroox.M
Fortier and W D Abbott.
ASSESSMENTS.
July 26-Aliza, Splasher, Dumas fr,
Humbolt, Mammoth, Havana, Fletcher,
Cuba, Stella, Cambara.
27���Daybreak, Crown Point, W S
International, Big Bertha.
28���Benmir fr, Beaver, Comet, Lone-
star.
29���Alycgone, Pasatnalong, New Silver King, Kongsborg, Mountain View,'
Ptmarigan, Black Hawk, Phoenix,
Brown Hill.
81���Vulcan, Second Relief, Sunday
Sun, Little May, 8 years, Canuck, Big
Fraction, Northwest, Harriet, Northstar
Aug 1���Montgomery, Buckingham,
Gatineau, Lyara Lee, Ontario, Great
Britain, Dominion, Hermina, New Era,
2���British Empire, Suspense fr, 8 yrs,
Hawbush fr, Tioga, Warner's Choice,
Empire, Night Hawk, Black Eagle,
ShoonVj Helena.
3���Dewey fr. Alliance, Climax, Ottawa, Monday, Elk, Spider, Clara, Walter.
4���Mironda, Sadie Mac, Whitman,
Goat, Birdie.
5���Heather, Norwood, Klondike,
Blenheim, lona, Green Isle, Panther,
Lillie Fr. Barber, Gold Bug, Glen Al
nine, 2 yrs, I no," Eno, Frisco, Peoria,
Little Giant, Paris Stake, Mayflower,
Warrior, Boston, Duplex, Lotus, Hank
of B N. A , Toronto, Big Dick, Earis,
Gold Bug, Gold Case, Susquehanna,
Hartford, Full Rig, Fraction fr.
7���Gibson, Palouse, Ida N, Yosemite,
Homestake. Eureka. Truth.
8���Gem I r, Salute, Bob Reid, Prince
Arthur, Humboldt, Sailor Boy, Pease,
Bienbluw, Iris. Fossil, Evergreen, Sunrise, Victoria.
9���Stars and Strines, Copper King,
Mary Anderson, Excelsior, Granite
King, Forest Queen, Gray Eagle, Jamie
F, Birthday, Bijou.
10���Standard, Totalrack, Liberty,
Pureell fr, St Lawrence, Elvira, Calumet, Maria. Green Timber, Side Hill,
Indiana, Welaka
"ll���Mammoth, Le ft��v' Canadian
Boy
12���Salamander. Kootenay Star.
ll���Edna, Lucky Boy, Carshoo,
Monte Carlo, Tacmna, Reuben Slado,
Centre Star, Ruth. Klondike.
15���Olellola, Solo Best.
CKKTIFICATKS OK IMPKOVBMUNT.
Aug 9���Black Knight. Black Bear,
Climax, Blue Jacket, Royal City.
12���Centennial, Sister Molly, Rachel
Gordon, Lizzie Fuller, Alice No. I.
TUAXSKKHS.
Aug 11���Graniie King, Grey Eagle,
Forest Queen, t-fi each, J Casazza to I
F Mcintosh and 0 T Stone, 8125
12���Lost Bov, ��, J Carton to (i
Schultz.
24���Jennie F, J Fyfe to W J Whiteside. Peoria, Snowflake.Glasgow Harriet, Oscar fr, Peoria M & Vl Co to J
Whiteside.
Many people say that in the Slocan
rnin stares us in the face. This is
dreadfully naughty up��n the part ol
ruin, as to stare at anything is not
considered good form in this advanced
stage ol the world'r. history.
The bubonic plague is doing business in Portugal. It is only a question of time until it reaches America.
We trust it will stay away from the
Slocan, as we have trouble enough
without any sure death striking us.
The Bossburg Journal says that
Bruce White is a millionaire, and
that the Slocan Star has boen sold for
$3,000,000. Bruce may be worth a
million or two, but the s*la of the
Slocan Star is only known to the editor of the Journal, and he must have
got the news in a dream. It could
not be found anywhere else.
The Ajax will put on more men.
The American Boy is working 10 men. The Paystreak.
I
THE DREYFUS CASE.
pat�� Explains it to Maio as Well
as He Can.
"Paw," says maw when we wa's
settin on the'porch last nite, MI wisht
voa'd tell me what the papers is always talking about the Dryfus case
fer ? Who is this Dryfus, ennyhow?"
"I don't see what good it does to
tell you about such things " paw
save "You never do nothin about
them ennyway. Why don't you
read suthin bosides the society notes
and the bargain sales? Driffusisa
Frenchman they're try in to git often
a Hand "
"Whois?"mawast.
"Why, the French people," says
)aw. '1 guess I'll haft to get my
,iair cut again purty soon or they'll
think I'm a perfessional fiddler."
"Howdid he git on the island?"
savs maw,
"They put him on," says paw.
"Whodid?" maw ast.
"The Frenchmen," says paw.
5'Well, if they put him on, why do
they want to get him off again?"
savs maw.
"Oh," paw ssys, "they found out
he didn't do it j Did you git them
colored shirts fer me when you was
down town ?"
"Yes.   He didn't do what?"
"What they put him on fer," says
paw. ' 'If we only had another first
class pitcher in our team, they
wouldn't enny of 'em be able to stop
as."
"What did they think he done?"
savs maw.
Paw bit off the end of his segar an
says: "They thot he forged a bor-
de'ro. Say, I've got to git some new
shoes this week or go barefooted."
"My goodness," says maw, "and
there'he never done it at all ?"
"No," says paw, it was all a put up
job. So they went and chucked him
<>n to this desert island and wouldn't
let him see nobody nor even rite
articles fer the magazines."
"What did you say it w.as he
forged ?" ast maw.
"Abordero."says paw, "I wisht
you'd press theni Sunday pants ot
mine, thair baggin ot the neas tur-
rible."
"I prest them toda," maw ansured.
"What is a bordero, paw ?"
Paw he didn't sav nuthin fer about
a minit Then he looked kind of sad
an maw an says t
"I'm saprised at you askin sich a
question rite before the boys."
Then he started in a hurry fer the
barber shop.
Patient-I say,|doctor, just what is
this 'grip'anyway?
Doctor���Why, my good fellow,
'hat is the name we doctors have for
1 very-thing but appendicitis.
Patient���Ah! And what is appen-
<1 citis ?
Doctor���Whv, that's the name we
1 ave for everything but the grip.
CHURCH NOTICES.
Methodist Church :���
Rev. A. M. Sanford, B. A., Pastor,
Regular services to-morrow at 11
a. m. and 7:30. p m.
Presbyterian Church :���
Divine service will be held in Virginia Hall at 7:30 p. m.    Rev. J. A.
Cleland, Minister.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICB.
"TELEPHONE" MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenay District.   Where located: On
Payne Mountain,   adjoining   the   "Two
Jacks" and 'Thursday Fraction" mineral
claims, in the Slocan Mining Division of
West Kootenay; B. C
Take Notice that I, E. M. Sandilands (Certificate No. B 13755) acting as agent for the
Payne Consolidated Mining Company, Limit
ed, Free Miner's Certificate No. B13921, intend,
sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action under
Section 37, must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this twe-.ty-first day of July, 1899.
E. M. Sandh.asds,
Agent.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICB.
WELLINGTON, CHAMBERS, EUREKA AND
JAY GOULD MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slocan Mining Division of
West Kootenay District. Where located :
On the North Slope of the South Fork of
Carpenter Creek, above the Town of Cody.
Take Notice that I, J. H.Gray, acting as
agent for Mrs. L. Berens, Free Miner's Certificate No. 34395 _, Ed. Becker, F. M. C. No. 18193,
John Caldwell, F. M. C. No. 13792. F. A. Dever-
eux, F. M. C. No. 53846 A,C. L. Preston, F.M. C
No. 10349A, 0. T. Stone, F. M. C. No. 10055a and
J. H. Gray, F. M. C. No. 23145a, intend sixty
days from date hereof to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of
the above claims,
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this twenty-first day of July, 1899.
v   J,H. Gray.
MINERS'
HOTEL
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICB.
IRENE FRACTION MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slocan   Mining Division of
West Kootenay District.   Where located :
On Tributary Creek.
Take Notice that I, H. B. Alexander, of
^ndon. B.C., Free Miner's Certificate No.
JWWA, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to oppiy to the Mining Recorder for a Certi
>cate of Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
���eotion 87, must be eornmened before the
'nuance of such Certificate of Improvements
D��ted this twenty-ninth day of July, 1899.
H. B. Al.KXANDKK.
WATERLAND A Y/ESTERBERG
Proprietors.
SANDON, B. C.
nrla La (SKImMI-l la
LLB.
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Pnblic, Etc.
Headquarters for Miners.
Well stocked bar in connection.
First class accommodations.   Board by the
day or week.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICB.
L3264, G. 1, ST. CHARLES MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slocan Mining  Division ol
West Kootenay District.   Where located:
At the town of Sandon and adjoining the
Bki.T and Aroo Mineral Claims
i Takk Notick that I, John Hirsch, as
agent for William Sudrow, Free Miner's Certificate No. B. 13747, intend (10 days from the
date hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvemens for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37, must be commenced before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 27th day of June, 1899
John Hiksch.
l5/7/'��9.
���M���������__������������������������_____^__���������������"�������������������������
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICB.
"IRON DUKE" MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Ainsworth Mining Division of
West Kootenay District.   Where located:
On the Notrh Fork of Kaslo Creek, adjoining the Metlakatta Mineral Claim.
Take Notice that I, M. R. W. Rathbome, of
Silverton, B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No
3337 A, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
m Crown Grant of the above claim.
And furtner take notice that action, under
section 37,  must be  commenced before  the
Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
M. R. W. Rathbohnk.
Dated this 14th day of July, 1*��.
SANDON,
B.C.
F. L. CHRISTIE, L. L. B.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Notar* Public.
Atlantic Steamship  Tickets,
to and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply
for sailing dates, rates, tickets and
full information to any C. P. Ry
agent, or
A. C. McARTHUR,
C. P. R. Agent, Sandon.
WM. 8TITT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,
Winnipeg.
SANDON,
B. C.
Established 1895.
E. M. SANDILANDS.
Slocan Mines.
SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA,
Mining Stocks bought and Sold. General
Agent for Slocan Properties. Promising
Prospects For Sale.
HAMMOND BROS, CO.. Ltd.
SANDON.
PACKERS and FORWARDERS
Sleighs, Cutters, Teams and
Saddle Horses for Hire.
SANDON  MINERS'   UNION
Hospital.
CANADIAN  PACIFIC
RAILWAY
AND SOO LINE.
IMPERIAL LIMITED
DAILY DAILY
FAST and SUPERIOR   SERVICE
JUST  INAUGURATED.
EAST WEST
Optional Routes East From The
KOOTENAY COUNTRY.
First Clas Sleepers on all Trains from
ARROWHEAD &   KOOTENAY   LANDING.
Tourist Cars pass Revelstoke,
Daily for St. Paul.   Thursdays for
Montreal and Boston.   Tuesdays and Saturdays for Toronto
SANDON TO
Certiflcate of Improvements.
NOTICE.
ATLAS No. 2 MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slodan Mining Division of West
Kootenay Dlstlct.   Where locnted: About
three  miles  from Three   Forks,  on  the
North Fork of Carpenter Creek.
Take notice that I, Chas. Moore, of Kaslo'
B.C., acting as agent for Chas. S. Ellis, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 33177a,  intend, sixty
days from the date hereof to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improve
ments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action. Wider
Motion 37,  must be commenced before the
Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this first day of August, 1899.
Chas. Moore.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC j
Subscribers, $1.00 per month.:
Private Patients *��.00 per day, ex-;
elusive of expense of physician or;
surgeon and drugs.
Dh.  W. E. Gomm, Attendant Physician.
MisbS. M. Chishoi.m, Matron.
Ghaut Cox, Wm.Donahuk, J. V.Martin,
Wm. Gakhitp and P. H. Mimi'HY, Management Committee.
TORONTO 04 hrs
NEW YORK 110 hrs
VANCOUVER 24 hrs.
MONTREAL     !��8 hrs.
WINNIPEG      54 hrs
VICTORIA        29 hrs.
A. F. & A. M.
Regular Communication of ALTA
LODGE, U. D., held first Thursday
in each Month, in Masonic Hall,
Sandon, at 8 p. m. Sojourning brethern cordially invited.
W. H. Lilly,
Secretary.
Advertise in the Paystreak.
CONNECTIONS.
Daily to Points Reached via.
Nakusp.
Daily except Sunday to Points
reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.
DAILY TRAIN
13:30 k    Lv. sandon Arr.    13:00 k
Tickets Issued Through and Baggage Checked to   Destination.
A. C. McARTHUR,
Agent, Sandon.
E. J. COYLE, W. F ANDERSON,
A. G. P. Agt., Trav. Pass. Agt
Vancouver, Nelson.
Be sure  that your ticket reads via the
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY The Paystbeak.
CITY COUNCIL.
At the council meeting on Monday
evening there was present Mayor
Pitts, Aldermen Crawford, Hunter
and Buckley.
A letter was read from the Sandon
Water & Light Co., demanding pay
for the street lights for the full month
and rent for the city offices to Sept.
30th.
It was moved by Aid. Buckley
and seconded by Aid. Hunter that
ihe letter of the S. W. & L. Co. be
received and filed, and that the oity
clerk be instructed to notify the company that the city is prepared to pay
for the street lights up to the date of
cessation of service only, and to pay
rent for the city office up to Sept. 30.
The S. W. & L. Co. was requested
to remove the fire . hydrant on the
Wonderful trail 10 a point epuidist-
ant and between the hydrants at the
city gaol and Hammond Bros, livery
barji.
A bylaw for the purpose of levying
ing a tax rate for the year 1899 was
introduced by Aid. Crawford and
was read a first, second and third
time.
follows: 15 mills for #eneFal revenue,
t| mills for interest on debentures
and sinking rand, 1 mill for board of
health and hospital. A rebate of
one-sixth will be made, for payment
of taxes before Sept. 30th.
The Luchu Jim.
There are now 28 men working on
the Lucky Jim and the property is
shipping' two cars of ore a day.
The ore, which carries large per-
cencagespf zinc, is shipped to Manchester, Englvnd. Arthur C.Browne,
who represents a heavy zinc smelting concern of that city, is handling
the property. Edwurd Ward, formerly of the Whitewater, is in charge
of the work.
Sacrifice Sale.
Before the First of October Everything of my Stock, Furniture and
(Fixtures must be sold. No Reasonable Price will be Refused for Anything in Stock. Call early and get
first choice.
Miss Wilson.
IMPORTANT TO LEAD MINERS.
"Fire" Assau Must Be Used in Determining Amount of Lead in
Ore Imported into the U. S.
Seattle, Aug. 19.���A decision of
great interest to mining? men in the
United States and foreign countries
has been handed down by Judge
Hanford of the Federal Court, in the
case of the Puget Sound reduction
works, on an appeal from a decision
by the United States Board of Gus
toms Appraisers in New York City.
Judge Hantord holds that under the
United States laws, what is known
as the "fire" assay shall be used to
determine the amount of duitable
lead in imported ores, and gives the
smelter, company judgment against
the United States for the amount ot
excess duties daid on the ores shipped
to it Under ruling of the Washington
officials that the "wet" method shoo'd
be used in assaying such ores. Under
the new ruling the Government will
be compelled to change its system of
assaying imported ores for the pur*,
pose of obtaining values on which to
figure duties.
The Biq Tunnel at Ainsworth.
Hamilton   Watches
Are tbe best for Hard Service, bein��c
. he favorite Railroad Watch of North
AiericA. largely taking the place of
oMier v/a!'-che�� where accurate time Is
n iiuired. Tbe Jewels in 1 ho-.e Watobea
are JeweU. not imitation, and set in
Gold. The Higher Graven have Sapphire Pallets.   Every! hing the t goes to
Dip.fce   Mie line-it  T.tne'.'eeper is^obe
fonnd in these Wn tones.    ���
Seventeen Jewel Grades from *20 to
$55.   Twenty-on ��� Jewel* from 140 to (to.
Call and see them.
I nl-,0 handle the famous Hampden
Watch. I state Only facts and can
back up every assertion niade.
Q. W. GRIMMETT.
Jeweiler and Optician.
The FILBERT CIGAR Store
Cigars, Tobaccos, Pipes,
Smokers' Sundries.
Cards and Chips.
The big tunnel thst the Highlander l
Mining Company is driving to tap
the Highlander and other mines at
great depth, is in 140 feet, and by
Monday it is expected that the power
drills will be at work. A pipe Vine
1900 feet long has been laid from
Krap creek, wich gives 1080 fe*t to
drive a 6-foot Pel ton wheel. It is
expected thot this will give ample
power, at any season, to drive both
the compressor and the concentrator.
The tunnel is 8 by 8 feet in the clear,
and will be double tracked. If this
tunnel cuts the Veins that show on
the surface, Ainsworth will be one of
the best camps in British Columbia.
�� 1���-     i. ��� > '���'.
The City Tax Rate,
According to the bylaw introduced
at the last meeting of the city council
the tax rate for 1899 will be _3| mills
on the assessed valuation of real
estate and 5C per cent of the value of
improvements.   The  tax  rate is as
JAS. vviLUAMSON.
_5M3��CBc-5*__�� __-_��=__=__; >_
CHARLES vALES
TONSORIAL ARTIST.
Has the Finest
BARBER SHOP
and
BATH ROOMS
In tne Slocan.
Everything Nev, Complete and
Up-to-date. The Comfort and
Convenience of Patrons will receive
the most Careful attention. Call
and see us at the New Stand.
Two Doors Above the Poat Office.
RECO AVE.
SANDON.
Fihe Seasonable
ribs
and
Table Novelties.
Unequalledjor Variety and Purity.
Hotels, JVllnes aruj Families will find it to their ad
vantage to see these new goods in all lines before
purchasing elsewhere.   Mailorders will receive as
usual our prompt attention and forwarded as desired
ft GIEGERICH,
KASLO,
Sandon, B.C.
AINSWORTH.
H. BYERS &
a
Builders and Heavy Hardware.
_~_r__i^��r_S���IS
Prospectors Outfits, Picks, Shovels raid
Steel. Gamp Stoves, Camp Cooking;
Utensils.     Powder, Caps and  Fuse.
RECO AVE. SANDON.
J. R, & D. Cameron,
RECO AVENUE,
KOOTENAY TAILORS. \
SmSSJJLJLAJLSLSLSL
See our New Goods.   The ��
Latest in Fall Suitings.   We
Carry the Finest Lines in the
Slocan.     Fit,  Material  and
Workmanship Guaranteed.
SANDON.   i
BJL9JLSULSLB33JI3 &UUL&SL9JLSULMJ-J
Donaldson's  Rheumatic  Cure.
It' has Cured Others,
It W(ill Cure You.
F. J. DONALDSON,     DRUGGIST.
RECO AVENUE,
SANDON, B. C,
b^��1^^^^��^��^-��^;
Folliotf & McMillan.
��� 0*00000000000000
Contractors and Builders.
Dealers In Dressed and Rough Lumber.
'       000000000000 flS
Sash, Doors, Blinds, etc, Mads to Order al Lowest Possible Prices. ^
Mine and Dimension Timber always In Stood. Plans, Estimates and jflf
Speolfloatlons furnished for all Classes of Building. ^
SHOPS OPPOSITE 0. P. R. FREISHT SHED.
RAILROAD AVE.  -   -  -   -   SANDON.
mmmmmmmm mmmmmm * $ i

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