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SANDON, DECEMBER, 2 1899
CHAPTER 9
HAPPENINGS^ BRIER ^
1). C. Macdonald of Rossland is in.
town.- ~ : �����. ,
Tlic provincial legislature meets.
on January 4;   J.j ,.v-(. ^
Vlcx Smith'of Kaslo Was a visitor
in'town yesterday. �����
Bruce White spent the early part
of tbe week in town.  '.,
Andrew Grierson   is clerk in the
Slocan Hotel. Kaslo,
Archie Aberdeen returned   yoster-
terday from Phoenix/ k
* W...J. Tretheway of the  Dardanelles was in town yesterday.
' The   Miners' Union   contemplates
giving a dance, on   New Year's eve.
The Mine Owners' Association will
lifild tlu
last.  *
George* Clark has returned from
(ra/iboo Creek, where he*W&s working thcCbieftain. Operations1 ihave
been"suspended'for the wirlTten.        �����
One year's subscription to th* Vxy-
strjsak will be giveu as a weeding
present to any Slofcain couple^etting
married before New Year'|da#'.,.:. ,
John Hambly, who has been if)
the gent's furnishing business'������'in-
Sandon for two years, has &ppb to
Phoenix in searchn>b..better business.
Mrs. R. Pollock arrived from To*
ronto this week. Mr. and Mi% pollock will start housekeeping'in the
premises formerly occupied'by,Mvi
and Mrs. Donald.* !'"    ���
- The formal opening ofV-fche new C.
P.R. road into the Boundary camp
is to be celebrated on the' 7^'h ..by a
three days'  excursion, to which the
SLOCAN MINES.
THE SILVERITE BONDED.
The Madison has 29 men working.
The Rambler has 35 men on the
payroll. ,v/
������-The"'!��Oflastpck mine, another Vancouver H^scOf^i^k) be wound up.
The -Idaho-has eigtrfcftujn at work
on cbfrtractV-'and live, worTffafl out-
side.       ������ .    ���(.- . ;'  .        , >:,
''(***       ������.;���" .,.������������ ' *
.Ajt.'jhipoFtant strike was maUePin
the Nq, 8 tunnel-, at the.Noble Five
last week: .' 'w ���' y ,--. '
When revised, the ore shipments of
the'camp-will! ,total up tor th'eS*ear
20,000 tons. '" '*-':- *     ���
"    ���������: ...    / tl.,  ��� ���
W W. Warner has a force df'about
20 men-working on the new buildings at the Soverfofr
One off the Most Promising Prospects in the Camp Taken by Toronto Capitalists.
ir next meeting on the 5th* pFCggj,.^ been invited.
\ ��� During the   winter   months - the
Boo I 'mining is jenjoying the balmy \ Knights of .Pythias will "give lodge
breezes of California in San  Epin- I socials* twicej*. month,   A couple ol
cisco. ~ ^.;        ; j these enjoyaore affairs ha veal ready,
Rev. J. A. Cleland and famiiv arc'been  held and another'is due for
leaving for their hew home next Sat,  next week.
unlay
George Macdonakl "oi Godvand
1' Hums &Q��. expect their first Miss Lou Hammond' of Sa.odon*yil
car ot dressed meat lor the winter to I be married in %nM> Oft.Decem.bei
arrive tonight, 17th.   The Pavsjhfjvk joins the many!
(Hell
uidlv
friends of  the mippy couple   in eon-
e volume of freight being ban-1gratulations.?$ '���>;.,-.    ���'���; -���','   ���-���    '.
George McDonald" and Jwhh Me-j
Laughlin returned" this'Aweek front
Lardo, where tliey have b��eii doing
some work on thef^'m-ooertv. which
ii tht\.Canadian  Paeitie is ra-
incrcasing, .
The Sandon Water ��Mh*ght Co. is
niakiiiur its pip;s and  hydrants frost
prove fur ihe winter.
lis close to the.town
Manager
Km 11 v Edith
Califoruia fri
"propifrtv. wiucii
isite.     'thy have
Rammeliuever,  of   the \ some fine sample  of ore Irom. tlid
hafoataeii his family to claim
��� the winter.
The rotary is about due on ihe K.
& S Ir. was fn commission a month
carlii r than* thislast year.
Thomas Brown goes to Nelson tomorrow to attend court on the ease ol
.Marshall vs. Sandilands.
w*. ,J. Goepel, judge of the court of
���ivvi.sion and appeal, will hold a sit-
' tiiig&at Kaslo on the 21st.
Mr. Oliristie has run out oi wood
again and is 'uogofiating for burglar-
proof attachments* tor\\]a wixxl shedj
This make.sit ;t matter of conjecture
whether tiiov. PAY-sTgEVK printing
palaeowijl lie heated witU-Wooil or
coal this winter'.*/ ,
1 As evideu.ee' i-jiat' tin; strike is go-
iug'-iiie,rrHyJ,��ii. a Wjuple of men who
had been wo'nking on surface work
ill the Id iho> we.i*iv headed off at the
L It. Forbes, pi-ovi.iclal cnstable Payne ore ficftfoe,.yesterday, on theTO
��U New Denver, Iihs been gazetted ! way to the miw.aml- induced to come
license inspector oi (lie Slocaiv        .    to town by Union men.
C.B Perrv, thesurveyo.vwe.it up;'   The .Knight of Pythhis,
'fui .Mile   Weduesday ty spy out the iodire. wfU give a  ball   wl
land in the interests of the O.P.R.      i hall Op. Cliristmas jug it
, th0 Knignts gave their ballon New
M   dintzburger,   manager at tl%<*' Yi-ar's .ni'l it   was   the   event ot the
AjlX  Kr.ietion,   left   for  Vaneouver ^^'^.j,'   This year no effort will  be
MjU morning, to be gone ten days.?    Bpart<d to  outrival   any   previous
BeVi J. F. Hetts.N'ew Westinitister,  (-vent.
Aiftiwnense quantity of supplies
m been slid isl-eing mdved lip leu
'Mile creek'to   the   W^ffffi
Tommy Milne has secured a Can   tor the Mansliehl and V*��l ner WW
���dhui patent and is now applying for syndicates,    'ackers have been cm. >
for the [Mist six weeks. 1 lu�� �� ��
Saiidon
Spencer's
Last veai1
llTlll
lllgll
ed in the Methodist cluiroli last
on behalf ol th<j Culumbian eo
"' s patent* fjr his automatic paint
u|,8 trestle. ', ,.    -v
Th
r
t.lii
of
. A lady brought her sky terrier
'nto (iales' baroer sluTp tlTC oi her day
jna asked to have its hair cut.
.Madam," said-the facetious James,
you are cleailv under & misappre-
nensiou. You evidently mistake me
��>r a sky scraper." '   t
trade
that ougTuto come to Sandon via the
.i ��-....ii (null nnrlv.
proposed trail from Cody.
Seven horses belonging to W. Koch
were unloaded at Ten Mile Thursday forfreightiiig up the creek.
The,secoiia payment on the bond
of the Chapleau was made at Nelson
Thursday. ,Jt amouhted to S^.Opo.
At the Ajax Fraction 14 men are
working: * ��� A .carload of ore is read v
for -shipment, aiid it is expected to
net over |2,0QJ. ���������.-- '
; ���TIie-^u>^n . Bess has 35.men working on contract ai\d leases The
o)inpany 'has no^ meiv etnpk.yed by
the" day in tl)'e mine. !   %
Me^r*., Knight anji Potter have
taken Supplies up to the Kc1 fast, situated near the Monitor, and work
that property 'throughout the winter
months.   . /
W. Koch is>ud]ing the improvements atthe Enterprise., vvliieli.mine
is reported to start shoi'tly. Thb fin:
ishiiigiwiches are being put on' the
ne\v bunkllduse,,    ���'
A. H. Pluemena.iier and partners:
have turned over the Hartney group,-
on Silver mountain, to a strong Rochester syndicate, headed by Messrs.
Thrasher.and MacMaster.
The buildings at the'-Madison anv
nearly completed: A winze is to be.
sunk from No. 5 at a point 500 feet
from surface. The raise from No. o
to No. 4 was completed this week.
The Noble Five shipped 40tons of
ore. from   Cody this week.   For the
month of November the   Rambler
Carbooshipped (50'tons and the Native
Silver Bell 48 tons from McGuigan.
The Chapleau, Lemon creek, has
eight or ten men workmg under
ground. The company has its own
pack train, having purchased additional animals in New Denver on
Wednesday.
The Warner Miller syndicate has
18 claims under bond in the vicinity
of the Kilo, Lemon creek. They
have more property under bond in
the Slocan than any other concern,
and they are developing them all.
The mining records of New Denver office show the following transfer:   "Nov.    24���Silverite,    Silver
-Ridge, Billy D, Ground Squirrel and
SilveTrh^.Fraction,  notice of transfer
from S...FiMer, A.^C.  Allen, J.Cory
and J. F. Ivi^iy to W. 8, Drewry, on
Nov. 21.;'   The Sitverite"group ad-
joins_lthe Queen Bess and Palmitta on
the \yest and carries 'he QtiSoii Bess
ledge across two claims, the Silverite
and Silver Ridge.   About 40J feet of
work has been done on the Silverite,
consisting of 300'feet of crosscut and
a 70 foot drift to the east and 30 feet
to the west.   The drifts show clean
ore in the bottom   for   nearly   the
whole distances, in one place showing 18 inches of a paystreak.
The Silverite   and  Silver  Ridgp
were located in the spring of '92 by
John Cory and A. C. Allen, the other
claims ���being later locations.    The
terms of the deal'are not made public,
but it is Understood that it is a nine
uioiiths bond, <it$50.0J0,with a small
ca.slr- -payment,     James Moffat,   of
Nelson, represented the purchasers,
who are Toronto capitalists.    Con-
traCts.have been let for a large bunk
houseito Wm. 0. B.  Koch, who has
six men at work.    As many men as
caivbe'economically employed will
.he. put dn.at once to develop the property.    A 000 foot tunnel is to be run
in to.jjet under the ore chute exposed
by Allen A Cory.
Bubk
vs. Moores,
Bod well vs
Hall  Mines,
Docksteader , vs. Lsintz,
Kaslo,   Lawrence   vs.
Bigelow   vs.    liauau,
Fletcher   vs.   Marks,   Marshall   vs
������'   jds.   These are all adJ^urn
ed cases "
ting of the court
8andUMheid ��'vS-"��om the A *���
The Conference.
Thursday last was the American
Thanksgiving day.
Christmas comes on the 25th of
December this year.
Tbursday.rwas St. Andrew's day.
St Andrew was the man wbo introduced mush into Scotland.
On Monday evening G. 0. Buchanan, John Keen and 0. T. Stone
of- the Kaslo Board of Trade and
F. A. Wood. Geo. W Hughes, C. 11.
Hand and A. W. Wrightofthe Silver
Lead Mine Owners Association and
Mayor Pitts of Sandon met representatives of the Sandon Miners'
Union in the Association hall in an
unofficial parley about the labor
difficulty. The result of the conference was that the members of the
Association made known their willingness to pay the union scale to
muckers, car men, etc., and to pay
13.25 to hand drillers and 18.50 to
hand drillers iu shafts and machine
men. They would also recognize
the union and make a compact to
extend over a number of years binding themselves to pay the above rate
of wages.
As the meeting was unofficial so
far as the Association was concerned,
it has not yet been formally considered by the Union.
A meeting of the Association is
billed to take place on the 5th inst.
at which it is probable that a motion
will be adopted appointing representatives to meet the Union officers
and make.an official offer of compromise. The matter will then receive
the speedy consideration of the Miners' Union.
The snow has surely come to stay.
..' ' v The Paystreak.
Has Pricate   Ownership Made You
Rich?
(Toronto Telegram.)
Canadians dependeut on the Grand
Trunk and the C, P. R. are now requested to pay an increase of from
ten to twenty-five per cent for the
privilege of using the freight service
cf these two great systems.
Canadians dependent on the Intercolonial Railway will go right along
doing business at the same old freight
rates.
Public ownership of railways has
left Canada without interest on the
capital invested in the Intercolonial,
and has subjocted the country to the
payment of a now decreasing annual
deficit.
Therefore public ownership of railways is condemned by people who
never stop to look at the consequences
of private ownership of railways in
this country.
Public ownership has run the Intercolonial at a loss in the eastern
provinces.
Private ownership has run the
Grand Trunk and the C. P. R. at a
profit in Ontario.
Ontario could have paid interest on
the first cost of the Intercolonial and
carried the annual deficit in the
working expenses of the road out of
the money which private ownership has taken from this province in
excessive and unequal freight rates.
Public ownership in eastern Can
ada has been expensive to the people
collectively, but private ownership
in western Canada has been still
more expensive to the people individually.
The losses on the Intercolonial are
often cited as an example of Canada's
unfortunate experience with tin*
principle of public ownership and
the losses on the advanced freight
schedule issued by the Grand Trunk
and C. P. K. may now !*��� cited as an
example of Canada's still more unfortunate experience with the prin
ciple of private ownership.
THE PROSPECTOR.
There are prospectors and���pros
pectors. There are those who have
followed the calling of prospector,
for years. They occasionally strike
a good thing which they partially
develop, and then sell out. They
prospect for the love of the business
and seem to be happy only when
with burro, or old gray mare, loaded
down with blankets, pick, pan and
shovel and "grub." they roam over
the mountains in search of something
good���something that will fetch them
a "homestake"' or enough to go lo
their native heath and dream away
the rest of their lives. They seldom
or never realize the fruition of their
hopes. They are prospecting still.
No climate is too torrid, none too
frigid to deter them from taking their
chances in the '���stampede." The
farther off the country the more
alluring the prospect appears ; distance seems to lend enchantment to
their view.
Then again there are prospectors
who engage in the work from the
force of circumstances. They camp
with the first prospect thev come
across and make or break by it.
They don't last long. It it is a
bonanza they have struck they realize what they can out of it and return
to pleasanter fields of labor. At all
events they quit  the business and
follow some other calling. Mountain
trails know them no more forever.
In the early days they were called
"summer "prospectors," for they
hugged warm stoves rather than a
cold blanket on frosty ground. They
may have been wise'in doing so, as
far as their personal comfort is con*
cerned. But they never founded
new mining camps, never opened
new mining sections, nor called new
mining territories or states into existence. The summer prospector is a
weak brother in roughing it.
The great northwest is the creation
of the prospectors. The Forty-niners
deepened the tracks made by the
first settlers of Oregon, and later by
the pioneers of Salt Lake, and made
a great state on the shores of the
Pacific. The genos prospector sprang
from the golden sands of the land of
sunshine and flowers. He panned
from Crescent City at the north to
San Diego at the south. He pans no
more, but thousands have taken his
Klace. They have hewn the way,
lazed the trails and pointed others
to the wonderfully rich mineral
fields in what was then the howling
wilderness in the Great American
Desert, but are now the states of
Nevada, Colorado. Utah, Montana.
Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
These great, prosperous, wealthy
commonwealths are the fruits of the
prospectors' toil of their daring, of
their persevering industry and of
their bull-dog-hnng-on-attveness to
the place where "colors" were found.
One may say what he will, but he
must admit that the prospect*��r found
the camping grounds upon which
western towns and cities have since
been built; that he opened the way
which made it possible for the iron
horse to race around our great mountains into thriving mineral centres,
and that through his never tiring
industry Alaska and northern British
Columbia may yet enjoy the fruits
which an advanced civilization yields
to this smiling northwest.���The'Western Miner.
The United States Senate has
always been controlled by lawyers,
and Blain was at a disadvantage
because he did not belong to the profession. The law-lords were disposed
to dispar ige and flout him, but he
was disrepectful to tho verge of irreverence. "Does the Senator from
Main think I am an idjit (idiot)?"
roared Thurman, in reply to an in-
terrogotary Blaine put to him one
dav in the Pacific Railroad debate.
"Well," bellowed Blaine, "that depends entirely on the answer you
make to my question !"
The bricks nsed in building the
city of Deadwood, S. D , are mostly
made from the clay obtained in the
neighboring gulches, which is often
gold bearing; the sand used in
making mortar is from the tailings
from the Homestake mills. There is
not a brick nor a pound of mortar in
these buildings which do not contain
gold. Several years ago brick making at an establishment near town
was discontinued for the reason that
it was found that the clay was rich
enough in gold dust to pay. for pud
dling and sluicing; but hundreds of
thousands of bricks had been burned
at this yard before the fact of gold
value became known,
Thieves have found a new sphere
of activity in copper telephone wires.
The Deleware & Atlantic company
lost two and one-half miles of wire
by one night's operations.
E. R. Atherton Co., Ltd.
iUUUUUtJUUUUUiJUUULSJl
LADIE
See the New
DOUBLE COTTON
BLANKETS,
Large Size,
Which we are Selling
at $1.50 a pair.
GENTLEMEN
We have 50
HEAVY MACKINAW
SUITS
at $0.00 a suit.
E. R. Atherton Co., ltd. THE MONASHEE MINES
If old man Mclntyre, who discovered
the Monashee mine on the mountain of
that name, lives a few years more, he
will in all probability see a great mining camp in the district in which he labored with such indifferent success 18
years ago. When the Cherry creek
placer excitement was on in 1881 2, a
prospector named Mclntyre located a
rich quartz ledge on Monashee mountain and staked three claims. He interested Forbes G. Vernon in the find,
and a Huntingdon mill was placed upon
the property. The ledges were rich,
but the mill would not save the gold,
and Forbes G. Vernon finally let his interest go. The claims were crown
granted and the property has remained
idle for years, though during its operation it is said that $10,000 worth of rock
was shipped from it. Mclntyre is now
70 years of age, and another partner,
who lives in New Westminster, has
reached 75 years. Their property is
now said to have an immense value
Samples taken from the most westerly
of their three claims give an average
of $lo per ton in free gold, while the
ledge on the claims to the east on the
Kettle river side isso rich that free gold
can be seen iu almost every shot that
is put into it.
The Monashee mine was virtually
forgotten until three years ago, and it
was not until John B. and Harry Olds
and Harry Page, who were ranching in
Fire Valley, made a prospecting trip
round Monashee mountain and the
headwaters of Kettle river, that anything further was heard of the old pro.
pt-.rty. The Olds party came upon
good looking quart/.. They located four
claims, and for two years worked quietly upon their development They were
undisturbed, and before the outside
public learned much of their discovery
thev had done enough work to show up
a magnificent prospect. Through their
three claims four strong para.lei ledges
run. Their mode of prospecting was
the sinking of a number of shafts, the
deepest of which is down 80 feet; and
the running of open cuts and stripping
of the ledges, which has been done for
70(1 feet. The ledges have a uniform
width of about six feet, but in one place
one of them shows to a width of 40 feet,
and another ledge with a width of 3J
feet on the surface widened out to 6)$
feet in 25 feet depth The ledges have
walls of porphyry, the ledge matter be-
tajf brittle quartz, carrying gold values
Of from 110 to |68, and sampling it is
8,iid to run $40 to the ton.
Curiosity as to the value of the Olds
property drew Robert Sbiell and other
Nelson men into the district last sprng
The Shiell brothers staked easterly and
westerly extensions of the Olds group,
��Ut have done nothing but surface
wWk so far. Following them David
Whiteley, or lied Paddy as he is better
��nown, staked his celebrated group of
Prospects on Monashee mountain, from
w,|ich, with practically no work done
uP��n them, some of the richest gold
sainpi.-s seen in Kootenay have been
taken On the same mountain George
Doyle and Fred Williamson have locat
ed elauns, from which big surface as-
jjyj have been made Last week H.
Madden, Mickey Monaghan and Mike
IgEfAYSTBEAK, SANDON, a(^ttfrto 2,  l899.
O Bnen staked eight other claims in the
neighborhood of Ked Paddy's find, two
of them being extensions of his promising group
Robert Shiell, who was the leader of
the latest rush into the Monashee district, says that the district has everything to warrant a liberal expenditure
of money. The section so far covered
is about six miles square in extent, and
ail told about fifty claims have been
staked. The ledges appear to be uniformly strong, but in most instances it
is necessary to get down to the solid
quartz before values can be obtained.
The Olds have been offered substantial
priees for their property, but they decline to sell. They wiil be the" only
claim holders in the district to work
this winter, but upon the result of their
work will in a great measure depend
other operations in the spring. They
are now running a crosscut tunnel to
tap the four parallel ledges They cut
the first ledge in 14 feet, but at practically no depth, and have 400 feet to run
to reach the farthest ledge, upon which
they will have a depth of 200 feet.
The best way into the district is by
way of Vernon, if supplies are to be taken in, as the Cherry creek wagon road
runs within five miles of the camp; but
for men going iu light, the camp can be
made by a 30-mile ride over the trail up
Fire Vallev.���Tribune.
being run for less expense than all
other schools of the province, excepting
tw%
J. C Shook, with his Ontario friends,
have completed arrangements to take
over the Calumet and Hecla group from
T. Mulvey, R. Clement and N. Nelson,
and work was started Monday.   The
price is in the neighborhood of $35,000
on a bond, with a cash payment down.
W. G. McGregor put through the deal.
The property is situated on the summit
between Lemon and Dayton  creeks,
about one mile from the Evening Star.
The ledge  is quartz,  carrying high
values in gold and silver. It "is a strong
vein, being from 20 to 40 feet wide, but
the ore is  principally concentrating.
No shipments will likely be made until
a plant is erected for treating the ore
on the ground.   The enclosing country
is granite, with quartzite and a belt of
lime spar.    The work  already done
consists of a crosscut tunnel of 220 feet,
cutting the ledge at a depth of 170 feet;
and a 45 foot drift on the lead.   There
are also several open cuts on the surface.
SLOCAN CITY MiffS IN KKIKF.
The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian
church will give a concert tonight in
honor of St. Andrew's.
Jackson Radcliff purchased a house
and lot last week on Main street, between Fletcher and Fitz ave.
G Miller has purchased the house and
lot formerly occupied by W. Coplen, in
West Slocan, from Mulvey & Clement.
R. G. Boyes gave an exhibition of
motion  pictures, with phonograph ac
companiment, in the Music Hall,Friday
night, to a good-sized audience.
Percy Dickenson put 20 men to work
on Monday to complete the wagon road
from here to Lemon creek. This will
be of great assistance in taking supplies
up to the various mines If the government could be induced now to do
their part in continuing the road up
Lemon creek, it would be of the utmost
benefit to those who are spending their
money and time to open up that very
valuable section There is no question
that this section demands more attention from the provincial government in
the building of roads than has so far
been given, an! a larger share of the
money that has been and is being collected here from licenses and poll tax
should be invested in the camp.
The new schoolhouse is now completed. It is 24x48 feet, two Btortes,and
particular^ well ventilated and lighted
by very large windows. The teachers
aiid pupils commenced work in the new
quarters Monday morning, and are delighted with their surroundings. The
building is situated in the middle of
ieven lots, so that there is plenty of
plavgrouna outside, there being a total
of 210 feet on Nelson street. There are
75 scholars attending the school, with
two teachers. J.R.Clement is principal and Miss L. E. Moss assistant, In
the last government inspector s report,
the Slocan City school was reported as
WELLINGTON   CAMP   NKW8.
Five men are employed on the Van*
couver, one of the promising Wellington
camp properties.
A great amount of work is being done
on properties on Johnson creek, near
Crown Point camp.
Tbe lead on the Columbus has been
uncovered for a considerable distance
showing it to be 30 feel across.
Properties in the Wellington camp,
around Phoenix, are rapidly being developed, and are showing up well.
A shaft has been sunk on the ledge on
the Rambler, showing three feet of ore,
carrying copper and gold values.
Good ore is being shown from the
Last Chance, on Hardy mountain. It
assays in gold, silver and copper to tbe
value of $20 to the ton.
On the Buttercup an incline shaft of
40 feet depth has been sunk, also a 25-
foot shaft and three 15-foot shafts, all of
which are on the lead, which has been
proven by cross-cut to be 12 feet across.
The ore is pyrrhotite, and the formation
is the same as that on the Winnipeg.
SWEEPM VICTORY
Tide of War Turned in the Land of
Gold and Boers.
Canadians Arrive on the Scene Armed with
the Most Effective Mechanical Contrivance of Modern Science.���Paul Kruger's
Residence Cleaned Out.
CAPE TOWN, Dec. 1.���(Marconi's I against the march of modern progress
wireless telegraph.)���The tide of war
has turned in South Africa, and the
British are again in the ascendency.
The arrival of the Canadian contingent armed with Grand Rapids cycos
has put the Boers to dismay, and the
grand triumphal march has been a
clean sweep. Every household that
came in the line of murch of the Canadians was swept clean, and the
Boers, finding themselves divested of
their usual comforts,  have retreated
rapidly.
On arrival at Pretoria the cyco
armed victors proceeded immediately
to the home of Oom Paul, and amid
the protestations of his wife and household servants, cleaned the premises
out thoroughly.
It is reported that Kruger has
capitulated.     He could  not stand
and gave up immediately when he
found out that the Canadian boys
were armed with Bissel's Carpet
Sweeper's purchased from D. J��
Robertson A Co., Sandon, B. C.
Buy a Carriage or Cradle or Crib of D. J. Robertson & Co., nr.d reot yourself and baby. THE PAY8TKEAK, SANDON, B. C, DECEMBER 2, 1899.
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The   Paystreak.
Is iuu��d every Saturday In Sandon, In the heart
of the #r��at��8t White Metal camp on earth.
Subscription     ��� ...     93.00 a year
Strictly in advance.
Address: Tub Paysthkak, Sandon, B.C.
Wm. Macadams.
SANDON. B. C, DEO. 2, 1899.
LOW WAGES AND IMMORALITY.
When we think of the thousands of
dollars that are being sent from the
mining: camps of Kootenay every
week for clothing that ought to be
purchased of the home merchant, we
are forced to admit that something is
radically wrong, either with the people or the home merchant. Perhaps
both are at fault. One because of
necessity and the other through a
lack of knowledge and foresight, or
a desire to win big profits. However
this may be, the difficulty could be
remedied it the question were given
proper attention by both parties.
All must admit that it is a pernicious
principle. It drains a town of all its
ready cash, local enterprises are
ignored and business becomes stagnant. The money that is sent out is
lost to the community. It goes to en
rich the white slave drivers of the
East. They know nothing of the
welfare of this town or that, and care
less. They do not have to contribute
to the public enterprises,j do not help
to improve the town, do not care who
the needy be. Their demand is cash
before delivery, cash all along the
line. That's business. But where
woulc. the average family be if the
local merchant were to adopt thh
rule?
There is another view of the question
that ought to be considered. It is
fold by Kit in the Toronto Mail and
Empire: "it is so easy to talk platitudes when you've had a good dinner
and sit comfortably clothed and warm
in your snug room. But think ot
youth and fresh girlhood fading day
after day in the dim precincts of factory and sweatshop; think of every
hope slowly dying, ot the want and
despair and pinching out of the
meagre gray days. And side by
side with this terrible existence place
the temptations that always come to
poor youth, and to poor girlhood.
How many of us who are better off
would keep to the straight and nar
row path were we in a like case,
while the broad highway on which
lie the pleasures and luxuries of life
shines so near; But on that way lies
sin 1 Well, when the heart and
brain are dulled, to apathy, the conscience is not apt to be very sensitive.
When want of decent food, of clothing,
and heat, and the common necessities
assail one, when honest toil will not
bring honest wage, it takes a very
a rong soul to keep on that narrow,
grim way. And weareonly human.
A great and terrible account will be
laid at the doors of the masters in
trade when the summing up times
come for us all. The traffic of the
factories and sweat shops is as touch
a trafficking in flesh and blood as
ever was that of the slave trade.
There is not one of these despairing
or reckless girls who goes down to
utter destruction and ruin after an
unavailing attempt to earn a decent
livelihood by the work of her hands
but will have to be accounted for by
those in whose hands the power lay
to help her."	
THE   VALUE   OF    A   COPPER   UNIT.
Many of our mining exchanges are
elucidating the question of copper
values and explaining how to quickly
arrive at the value of ores, the assay
of which show a certain per cent.
copper.   They figure it thus:
"The unit of weight is 20 pounds
avoirdupois. It is 1 per cent, of copper in the ore and 1 per cent, of a
ton, 2,000 pounds, is twenty pounds.
Each per cent, of copper contained in
the ore is equal to as many units.
Ore carrying 50 per cent, of copper
(or 50 units), if copper, for example,
Is quoted at $4 per 100 pounds, is
worth 60 cents per unit, and fifty
times sixty equals $30 a ton. For
each decline or rise of 5 cents in the
quotation a deduction or addition of 1
per cent, should be made. If the
quotation is $3.95 then 1 cent from
the price. (60 cents) shall betaken,
making 59 cents the settlement price,
and so on down to whatever the quotation may be. If the ore is quoted,
for example, at $3.75, 5 cents from 60
leaves 55 cents per unit, and ore
carrying 50 per cent, of copper would
amount to 50x55 equalling* in value
$27.50 per ton,"
Taking up these statements the
Spokane journal "Mining" adds this
correction: "It is true that the so-
called unit is twenty pounds avoir
dupois, etc., but a3 to values, that is
another matter, and when copper is
worth $4 per 100 pounds, it is worth
80 cents (not 60 cents) per unit for a
unit is one-tilth part of 100 pounds
and the value one-fifth of $4 is 80
cents. The same calculation will
produce proper results to the whole
problem elucidated in the question so
carefully but unfortunately erroneously worked out"
keep the 6000 stamps now at
mines crushing steadily for I fty
years. Cause for war 1 What more
is needed ?
EPIGRAMS   BY   A   NOVELIST,    j
When glamor goes, nerve comes.
What is youth bat happy ignorance.
Your confidential woman is usually a
liar.
The abuse of hospitality is the last
refuge of the needy.
It is a frustrated desire that makes
the majority of vil'ains. - .
Happy is the man who loves and is
loved of a plain woman.
Many people amuse us who are themselves amused in their sleeves.
The arrogance of those who have
all that they desire is insupportable.
Thoughts are the quickest and the
longest and the saddest things of this
life.
A life that is only a conglomeration
of trifles is a poor thing to look back
upon.
Impertinence and flattery to a woman
are so closely allied that the distinction
is subtle.
THE   MILK   IN    THE   COCOANUT.
According to the modern way of
looking at it���through money bags-
there is ample cause for the South
African war. In 1898 South Africa
produced $80,000,000 in gold. Since
and including 1887 to and including
1898 the mines of South Africa have
produced in gold bars $360,583,432.
No wonder Oom Paul and Cecil
Rhodes have considered it worth embroiling two nations in war, as it. is
estimated that were . it not for the
commencement of hostilities the yield
trom the Transvaal mines this year
would have been close to $100,000,000,
I and there is ore enough in sight to
C.   P.   R.   EXTEN8ION.
It now seems to be definitely settled
that the Canadian Pacific Railway company will extend the Columbia & Western line beyond Midway to the Simlikaj
meen next summer. Chief Ensrinecr
Tye recently dro^e over the proposed
route. As a result, Oscar Eglund, one
of his assistants, and a staff of 20 mon,
have been despatched to the Similka
meen, locating the line. It. was the
original intention to build a line just tn
Pentieton, and thence to Hope, on the
main line, but owing to the sudden drop
required to get down to Okanagan lake
this routs has been abandoned. After
leaving Rock creek, west of Midway,
the road as now virtually decided on,
will return toKeremeos and Princeton,
through the Similkameen valley, and
thence toSpence's Bridge not following'
the old route to Hope. By the new
route it is claimed that satisfactory
grades can be obtained It is to establish the grades that Mr. Eglund is now
in the field with instructions to complete
the work as soon as possible. Construction will begin from the Spence's
Bridge end, and the first contract, it is
understood, will be for 150 miles of
grading.	
THK    LIVING    DKAD.
What shall wo do with our dead?
The dead who have not died���-
Who meet us still in tho very paths
Where they once walked by our side.
Not those that we love and mourn,
At rest on a distant shore,
But the lost yet living women and men
Whom we loved���and love no more.
There are shroud and flower and stone
To hide the dead from our sight,
But these are ghosts that will not be
laid���
They come 'twixt us and the light;
And the heaven loses its blue.
And the rose has worms at the core,
Because of the living women and men
Whom we loved���and love no more.
���Edith Bigelow
DUSK.
The frightoned herds of clouds across
the sky
Trample the  sunshine   down,  and
chase the day
Into the dusky forest lands of grav
And sombre twilight.   Far, and faint
and high,
The wild goose trails his barrow, with
a cry
Sad as the wail of some poor castaway
Who sees a vessel drifting far astrav
Of his last hope, and lays him down to
die.
The children, riotous from school.crow
bold,
And quarrel with the wind whoso angry gust
Plucks off the summer hat and flaps the
fold
Of many a crimson cloak, and twirls
the dust
In spiral shapes grotesque, and dims
the gold
Of gleaming tresse's with the blur of
rust.
���James Whitcomb Riley.
"Snow," said the Frenchman, "is like
the reserve of a young girl; it keeps
warm that which is beneath it "
SANDON BOTTLING CO
M. W. DAY. Proprietor.
���-Manufaturer of all 1
Kinds of  CARBONATED  DRINKS
Syphons, Gingei Ale,
Sarsaparilla, Etc., Etc.
Sandon, B.C.
Patronize home industry
when you want the best
KOOTENAY    RAILWAY
& NAVIGATION CO.
Operating Kaslo & Slocan Railway1,
International   Navigation A
Trading  Company,
KASLO A SLOCAN RAILWAY.
Schedule of Time.     Pacific Standard
-Time-
Passenger  train for Sandon   and
way stations leaves Kaslo at 8:00 a
in. daily,   returning,   leaves JSamlon
at 1:15 p.  in.,  arriving at   aslo at
3:55 p. m.
INTERNATIONAL   NAVIGATION
& TRADING CO.,  operating on
Kootenay I.ake and River.
S. 8. INTERNATIONAL.
Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at 6:00 a.
m. daily except Sunday. Returning
leaves Nelson at 4:30 p. m.( calling
at Balfour, Pilot Iky, Ainsworth and
all way points.
Connections with S. F. A N. train
to and from Spokane at Five Mile
Point; also with str. Alberta to and
from Bonner's Ferry, Idaho.
S. S. ALBERTA.
Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry
Tuesdav and Saturdays at 7 a m .
meeting steamer International from
Kaslo at Pilot Bav. Returning,
leaves Bonner's Ferry at 8 a. ni.
Wednesdays and Sundays.
LARDO DUNCAN DIVISION.
Steamer International leaves Kaslo
for Lardo and Argenta at 8:15 p. m.
Wednesdays and Fridays. Steamer
Alberta leaves Kaslo fur Lardo and
Argenta at 8 p.m. Sundays.
Steamers call at principal landings
in both directions, and at other points
when signalled.
Tickets sobl to all points i i Ca sda
and the United Statas. To ascertain
rates and full information, address-
Robert Irving, Manager
S. Campbell, Kaslo, B. C.
Freight and Ticket Agt., Sandon. P
SS������M��i   1890.
.T.1??. Largest Stock ever sho-srolnSandon]
L
$1,500 worm
Of Christmas Gifts at the Bazaar.    Read the thousand and one
^ r ; �� articles, and more to come yet.
Children's
Coys*
~i
-Two-wheel Carts
-Hay Wagons
-Horse and Cart
-Hocking Horses
-Nohus Ark
-Doll Carriages
-Chime Rattle?
-Swiss Chimes
 Child's Swings
 Cradles
 Toy Pianos���8 sizes
 Drums
 Carpet Sv eepers
 Doll Houses
������Toy Stoves
 Toy Hank*
 Pony Carts
 Sad Irons
 Go Carts
-���Iron Trains
 Magic Lanterns
 Whistles
 Mechanical Engines��� Trains
���Birds���Animals -tSoats
 Bellowing Cows
 Crowing Boosters
��� Barking Dogs
 Jumping Babbits
 Soulier's Suits
 Tin Fish Morns
 Toy Watches that run
 Fine Jointed Dolls
��� ���mil Pdllli of all Sites and kinds
 Fine Dress Dolls
-���A nice lot of Sleeping Dolls
-���Assorted Dominos
 Picture Blocks���A B C Blocks
 Boys' Bacing Sleighs
 Girls' Light Hand Sleighs
 -Balloon Lanterns
 Toy Picture Books
 Linen Picture Books ���
r
Beautiful
Jure Rua$
i
Sundry Goods
Wire Cup and Saucer Holders Wire Plate Holders
Waste Paper Baskets
Straw Cuffs   Straw Shopping Baskets   Straw Work Baskets
Straw Matts, 5 in Set      Fancy Japanese Trajs
-We have a select lot
-Sizes 2x4���3x5���4x6���6x8
���8x10 and 10x12
-These Rugs have just arrived
-and are very heavy
-and will last a life time
-The patterns were all selected
-and are very pretty.
novelties
fancy Japanese
China Ware***
Pearl Ten Holders     Gathre Pencils     Fountain Gold Pens
A beautiful lot of Ladies' Fancy Up-to-Date Purses
Fancy Gents' Wallets
Something nice, new and tasty in OPAL WARE.
Some beautiful painted Flower Pots.
Bohemian Glass Ware of all kinds.
Ivory-handle Dinner Knives Quart lU-an Pots���stone
Wedgtwood Jugs flot Water Jugs
A select lot of Jardineres
Christmas Cards
is one of our specialties this year, and are very pretty
and catchy.
JWthe
Christmas
 Fancy Tea Sets
 3-piece Seta
 -7-piece Sets
 -ll-,piece Sets
, ___42-piece Sets
 Very beautifully decorated
 Odd decorated plates, cups
 and saucers
 Fruit Dishes
 Tea Pots
���Vases and Chocolate Jugs
 These goods are all imported
 from Japan and are genuine.
-Remember this large
-stock of Xmas Goods at
-The Bazaar is the only stock
-of new goods in the city
����Bazaar *tar*
L
-this year (in our line.)
-We have
-a few Toys left
-From last yeai
-that we are
-selling at prices
-too cheap to mention.
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��� KS THE PAYSTKEAK, SANDON, B. C, DECEMBER 2, 1899.
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MINING   RECORDS
The following is a complete list of the
mining transactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
the Slocan. Those of New Denve~ were
as follows :���
LOCATIONS.
Nov 14���Alta, s f Carpenter cr, P J
Hickey.
15���Ladysmith, reloc Jewel, Dan McLeod.
20���Cameron fr, Mowich slide, W K
Cameron.
A8SI88MBNT8.
Nov 15���Vulture fr 5 3'ears, Vulture
2 vears, Vult 2 years. 18���Best fr. 20
���Monitor No 2.   24���New Gethiug.
POWKK OF ATTORNEY.
Nov 20���Galena Mines Ltd to Evan
F Lloyd, Jan 5.
QRANr OF WATKR RIGHT.
Nov 20���Water right transfer, Galena
Mines to Carlton Hand, July 28.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.
Nov 8���Jessie. 8���Chicago. 10���El*
dorado. 18���Telephone. 22���Atlas No
8.
TRANSFERS.
Nov 14���Snowbird J, M L Nicholson
to J W Kyte, Nov 7.
Aurora ^, LR Forbes to Northwest
Mining Syndicate, Nov 11.
Dividend }4, A Thompson to same,
same.
Diana M, J E Brouse to same, same.
15���Vulture fr, O W Rafore to Financial and Mining Trust of Canada, Nov
15.
16���Adirondack 1-9, W Niven to Wm
Hunter, Nov 14.
18���Bird fr J, S T Walker toC B Taylor, Sept 10.
Rose Marie %, Jas H Moran to C W
Greenlee, Nov 17.
Merrimac, G DLong, N S Tuckw, A
Allan and James Ward to E L Sawyer
and W Chaplin, notice of bill of sale in
escrow, $12,000, Nov 18.
20���G O P, J M M Benedum to D F
Burke, $900. Nov 2.
Marco Polo, EHirsch, assignee of the
Galena Mines Co, to C H Hand, on Julv
28.
22���Repeater, J V Purviance to F L
Byron, $500, Nov 21.
28���Hartney, notice of equal owner
ship, signed by A H Bluemenauer, G H
Crawford and F Kelly.
Clipper |, O J Marino to P Burns and
W J Wilson, Dec 24.
24���Silverite, Silver Ridge, Billy D,
Ground Squirrel and, Silverite fr, notice
of transfer from J Foster, A C Allrn, J
Cory and J F Kelly to W S Drewry, on
Nov 24.
Slocan Maiden and Slocan Boy �� in
each. Chas Garrity to C K Hammond,
Sept 8.
25���Hewett, Hewett fr, Rincon, and
Rincon fr, notice of bills of sale being in
eserew for all interests.
SLOGAN   CITY   DIVISION.
LOCATION8.
Nov 14���Aurora fr, Day'on creek, D
A Ross.
16���Ladysmith, reloc Little Club, W
Lettrick.
'.C���Columbia, 1st n f Lemon, Percy
Dickenson,
Shamrock, same, R Covington.
24���Fountain, Cameronian cr, P A
Cameron, D Sloan.
25���Mackinaw, Slocan river, W E
Worden.
ABBR88MENT8.
Nov 15���Native Silver fr. 20���Fram,
Nanscn, Berdan.
POWBB OF ATTORNEY.
Nov 16���Percy Dickenson to Warner
Miller, to dispose of \ interest in Skylark and Ranger.
Same to James McNaught, to dispose
of the Violet.
21���J W Kyte to A E Teeter, to dispose of all interests in M C.
TRANSFERS.
Nov 16���Superior 1-6, N F McNaught
and James McNaught to W Harris.
Zella J, O McMillan to Anna Weidert.
21���Reform #, W Kerr and J Kyte
to D S McVannel.
AINSWORTH   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
Nov 8���Good Hope, Woodbury cr, R
S Martin. Comet, Cooper cr, W E Lee.
Orbull, same, J Nyman.
4���Paisley, Lyle cr, H Fletcher.
7���Hope fr, Kaslo cr, E W Banting.
Papoose fr, north of Ainsworth, C O
Weeze.
9���Paradise, Goat cr, W J Twiss.
11���San Dominion, Hamill cr, F Civ-
illari.
14���Boulder fr, Twelve Mile- cr, J H
Wolverton.   Utica fr, same, George W
ughes.
ASSESSMENTS.
Nov 7���Silver Ward, B &B, Silver
Tip, Omaha, Lovell, Eagle Bird, Mars-
den, Paris 1900, Silver King. 8���Voy-
ageur. 10���Georgia fr for 8 yearn,
Three Frionds. 11���Big Horn, America.   14���Globe, Utica.
TRANSFERS.
Nov 2���Old Mock 3-5, A C VanMoer
kerke to T A Kirvin.
4���Noble Friend and New Chum, an
agreement between C G Johnson and J
F Collom.
6���Giant, Mountain fr, Ione,alI, Wand
I 5-6, Midge 5, J T Carroll to Financial
and Mining Trust of Canada.
Mountain fr, lone, all, Wand I 5-6,
Lost Mountain, Nowater J, Financial
and Mining Trust of Canada to R M
Smith.
Same, R M Smith to Lost Mountain
Mines.
8���Bryan fr, M J Mahonev to R E L
Brown.
11���Madge J, Financial and Mining
Trust of Canada to R Masson.
15���Morning %, C K Henry to C L
Brush.
Lydia A, Dunvegan, Silver Six. Silver Plume, Athol, Yunkee Kid, Island
Boy \ in each, W Stead to R Jos!int.
Enormous Beer Consumption.
London Home Magazine: With every
tick of the clock, ��6 15s worth of beer
vanishes down the world's throat;
every minute ��410 worth disappears;
every hour the world pays ��24,651 for
its beer; and every day it swallows the
yearly income of 8,000 middle class
families in nearly ��600,000 worth of the
"brown beverage." Stupendous as
these figures are, especially when we
consider that the world's beer bill for a
year amounts to ��216,000,000 sterling,
the figures which represent the quantity
consumed are incredible. The beer
which is consumed throughout the
world in a single year would make a
lake 6 feet deep, 8] miles long, and a
mile wide, or 2,139 acres in area. In
this vast lake of beer we could easily
drown all the English speaking people
to the number of 120,000,000 throughout
the entire world, or we could give a
beer bath to every man, woman and
child at the same time in the entire
continent of America, while all the peoples of England, Scotland, Ireland and
France could And standing room on its
bed. '	
The Hired Girl.
Behold the hired girl when she swim-
meth in the prosperity of a high labor
market. She dresseth like the Queen
of Sheba the while she applieth at the
agency for a position in a small family
without washing or children. She
lightly promiseth her services to the
anxious housewife to begin next Monday morning, but cometh not again to
service, for she hath taken another job
at a dollar's advance. She burneth the
steak and breaketh the china, and
crieth, "Ah, ha! I am in larse request.
I can wipe my feet on the upholstery of
the earth, and I shall not be called to
account therefor." Shegoeth out to see
her cousin for an hour and remaineth
three days. She leaveth the floor beneath the beds unswept, and permitteth
the cat to eat her rich dish rag, for she
knoweth that neatness is not a necessity
in good times. She giveth much back
sass and quietly decani pet Ii on the eve
of housecleaning.
The Queen Hates Gambling.
No stronger evidence of her sentiments can be given than her refusal to
allow the Prince oi Wales to make use
of Windsor Castle during the Ascot
races. Although Windsor is within easy
drive of the Ascot course, and the
Queen, with her court, always away in
Scotland at the time of the races, vet
the prince is invariably driven to lease
a country seat in the neighborhood of
Windsor for the Ascot week at an expense he can ill afford. He is obliged
to do this because his mother will not
permit games of hazard under her roof.
She is willing to give him the use of
Windsor Castle provided he will ab
stain from cards    Rather than comply
with the stipulations of his venerable
mother he prefers to lease a country
seat at an expense of $25,000 for a single
week, where he can surround himself
with his own cronies and play cards as
he pleases.
FROM   THK   DBVIL'H   JBSTBOOK.
Beside the sewing table, chained and
bent,
They stitch for the lady, tyrannous
and proud���
For her wedding gown, for them a
shroud;
They stitch and stitch, but never mend
the rent
Torn in life's golden curtains.   (Had
Youth went,
And left them alone with Time; and
now if bowed
With burdens they should sob and
cry aloud-
Wondering, the rich would look from
their content.
And so this glimmering: life at last recedes
In unknown, endless depths beyond
recall;
And what's the worth of all our ancient
creeds,
If here at the end of asjes this is all���
A white face floating in tin; whirling
ball,
A dead face plashing in the river reeds?
���Edwin Markhain.
Sour Faced Woman: You g-et ri^lit
out of here or I'll call my husband!
Tramp: Your husband ain't at home.
Sour Faced Woman: How do you
he ain't?
Tramp: I'ave allers noticed, Mum,
that when a man is married to a woman
like vou, he never is at home except at
meal time.
Hunter Bros.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Groceries, Dry Goods,
MEN'S FURNISHINGS, HARDWARE, CARPETS,    .
BOOTS & SHOES, TINWARE, LINOLEUMS,
HATS & GAPS, CROCKERY, WINDOW
SHADES, CLOTHING.
We carry the best lines that money can buy,  and,  baying in large qaanti
ties, save you the extra profit,
Sandon       Rossland        Greenwood       Grand Forks
DEALER IN
MEATS
AT
SANDON, ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY
THREE PORKS, SLOCAN CITY. The Paystreak.
in Old-Timer Returns from Atlin:
(Nelson Tribune.)
Edward Becker, an old:time pio:,
neer of Ainsworth and Slocan districts, spent yesterday (Wednesday)
in Nelson on Ms way to Kaslo. Mr.
Becker has spent' the pasfc year in
Atlin. He hai,some nice nuggets
which he took from his claims there.
Speaking of the gold output of" that
camp, Mr. Becker says: "Atlin is a
irood placer camp, and there is gold
there, but the creeks are not easily
worked, both on account ot scarcity
0f water and the depth of the diggings." The output this year was a
disappointment to the.admirers of the
district.
moms for Stfdays in the office of the Registrar
of the County Count at Rossland, and that
the��amesl)��nbeKood and sufficient service
or tne said plaint and summons
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that you
are required to appear to the said plaint and
sifmmons on the 35th day of January, lik)6, at
the sittings of the County Court to be holden
at Rossland.
Dated this Kithjlay of November, A D. im.
Chaki.ks R. Hamilton,
Whose address for service is at the offices of
Daly &  Hamilton,   Bank   of   Montreal
Chambers, Rossland, British Columbia.
SANDON MINERS'   UNION.
{Western Feneration of Miners.]
Want Canadian Nlchel.
An order-in-Council has been
signed by the Ontario government
opening negotiations with the Imperial authorities under which the
Lords-commissioners of - admirality
may obtain interest in tie still unpatented nickel lands ot the province
of Ontario for the manufacture ot
armor plate and other material for
the equipment and protection ot war
vessels.
Minister; My boy, I'm sorry to see
vou tiying your kite on the Sabbath
Day.
Boy : Why, it's made put ot the
Christian Weekly and hvi got a tail
of tracts
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 I. A.
Cleland, Minister.
The Strike
Meets every Saturday Evening at 8 o'clock
in Miners' Union Hall.
Pres, Gut). Smith.
Vice-i'res, Howard Tik��mi son.
Pin Sec, W. L. Haui.kh.
SANDON  MINERS'   UNION
Hos pial.
A new 400 ion concentrator will be
placed on the recently acquired
properties of the Canadian Gold
Kields syndicate at Moyie in the
spring.
The army now Iwing sent to
rtouth Africa is the largest ever sent
ii broad hy England.
An Ottawa despatch states that
Wsordiiig to the official HgnreK issued
by the finance deittrtmeiit, the revenue if the.post office Is running be-
hind at the rate of JJ35.00Q perjnonth.
For the four months the deficit whs
$135,000.
Bolivia h credited with having
produced more than $20J0O),000 in
gold, and New Grenada m����re than
**UUX),0J0. Alder Gulch in Mob
'una ia said to have produced ��30,
00O.OOJ in three years, the total
"Utput of tho gulch being placid at
����lii*h as i7O,000,OJU Tlfe largest
trold ure ii idy in the United States is
that in the Homestake mine in
����Uth Dakota, which, <>n the 800-foot
kvelj it, 150 feet wide, all pay ore.
In tie rounty Court of Kootenay
Holden at Kosslaiid.
IIKTW KN
U.i!t& U.o��an,
Plaint ill's
and
John Fielding,
Defendant.
T(l "ik Aiiovk Namki* DkkknuanT
John Fikmhjw :
Tak�� NOTICE that this action wa-i on
���tad day of November. 1HH>,   commence 1
Ha��i<tyott, and that the plaintiff* l��.v tlieir
V *Ja'olalni the sum of *#hixk�� advance I on a
w'rtllil1 'Weemept d��ted   the  Mh day oi
����;'��. 1*7, Whioh arfrfeement has not been
Wfcd out by you, the said defendant, in any
,l.Vwl"iU'ver:   And that the Court ha* n.y
anthrd        t,,(> ,mh (,,iV of ��6veinb��r, 1RK''
'     ril't',i the service of tho said plaint and
tr^mon8onyonby insertion   of this Notice
an,ntinU'S'" A Weekl-V newspaper at Sandon
''>' Porting a copy of said plaint and sum-
MIN E RS:
HOTEL
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Subscribers, $1.00 per month.
Private Patients $2.00 per day, exclusive of expense of physician or
surgeon and drugs.
WATERLAND A WESTERBERG
Proprietors.
SANDON, B. C.
Headquarters for Miners.
Well stroked bar-in connection.
First class accommodations.   Board by the
lay or week.
M. L. GRIMMETT.
L. L. B.
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Pnblio, Etc.
SANDON,
B.C.
F. L. CHRISTIE, L. L. B.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Notan Public.
SANDON, B�� C.
Established !��>."��.
E. M. SANDILANDS.
Slocan Mines.
SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Mininc Stocks bought and Sold. General
Agent for Slocan Properties. Promising
Prospects KorSi��le.
, T
HAMMOND BROS. CO.. Ltd.
SANDON.      .
PACKERS and FORWARDERS'
Sleighs, Cutters, Teams and
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Has not affected the
Job   Department   o
V
The Paystreak. Our
Mechanics are stead-
��� ' . ' ?��  9\*'.
ily employed, turning
out work in large installments. A heavy
Consignment of Fine
Stationery has been
*
added to our already
Large Stock, and we
are now prepared to
fill any order, large
or small, for
COMMERCIAL
JOB
PRINTING.
J. D. McLaughlin, President.
W,,L.,HAgi.kr, Secretary.
DE.  W.  E.  Gomm, Attendant Physician.
MissS. M. Chirhoi.m, Matron.
Grant Cox, Wm.Donahur, J. V.Martin,
"WM. Gariuti' and P. H. Mum HY, Mnnage-
ment Committee.
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.
CANADIAN  PACIFIC
RAILWAY
AND SOO LINE.
DAILY
DAILY
The Direct Route From
KOOTENAY COUNTRY
To  All   Points
EAST
WEST
First Clas Sleepers on all Trains from
REVELSTOKE &   KOOTENAY   LANDING.
Tourist Cars pass Medicine Hat
Daily for St. Paul.   Sundays and
Wednesdays for Toronto,
Fridays for Montreal and Boston.   Same cars pass Revelstoke
one day earlier.
DAILY TRAIN
Lv. sandon Arr.
16:30
8:00
CONNECTIONS.
Daily to Points Reached via.
Nakusp.
Daily except Sunday to Points
reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.
Tickets Issued Through and Baggage Checked to   Destination.
S. A. COURTNEY,
Agent, Sandon.
w.
E. J. COYLE,
A. G. P. Agt.,
Vancouver,
F ANDERSON,
Trav. Pass. Ag
Nelson.
Be sure   that your ticket  reads via the
CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY
��
n ������'I
The Paystreak.
Christmas Presents
for
Everybody.
CHINA   SOUVENIERS   OF THE
PAYNE AND SLOCAN STAR.
CELLULOID COMBINATION
DRESSING CASES.
COLLAR & CUFF BOXES,
TRIPLE MIRRORS,
WRITING SETS,
MANICURE SETS,
Fine Leather Travelling Cases for
Gentlemen and Ladies.
SCISSORS SETS,
WORK SETS,
SMOKERS SETS
PHOTO' BOXES,
PHOTO ALBUMS,
AUTOGRAPH ALBUMS.
CUT GLASS ATOMIZERS,
COMB AND BISK
MIRROR SETS,
COMB AND SILVER
MIKROR SETS,
STIRLING SILVER
CURLING TONGS,
NAIL FILES,
PAPER KNIVES,
POCKET COMBS,
CISSONS MATCH BOXES,
TOOTH POWDER BOXES,
��� '(MlltaryiBruih Seta)
.7 :��.�����������!v* PUFF BOXES,
CREAM BOXES. ~-
%J I '1TO��&^jg|ffe 'BRUSHES,
jfki^TIQN HOOKS,
WHISKS, A*r        BROOMS,
ODO^TAsteS, .NE^Tll%)4XES,
Everything New,   JMkQ
No Shoddy,
At the Very Lowest Prices. Call
and Examine Them. I know I
Can Please You.
I am giving away three
Beautiful Prizes : Gentleman's Smoking Set, Lady's
Comb Bisk Mirror and
Brush, Girls Work Box.
Eaoh Gash Purchase of
One Dollar Entitles the
Purchaser to a Ticket on
These Presents.
DONALDSON
the
DRUGGIST
Gales'
Barber Shop
and
Bath House,
The Best
In Slocan.
RECO AVE.
SANDON.
Where Sandon is Losing Monet).
Over 50 torts of supplies are being
shipped up to the Mansfield and
Warner Miller properties at the head
of Ten Mile, Slocan lake. A 30 ton
shipment is being made to the Paddy's Peak claims from Twelve Mile.
Large consignments are being sent
regularly up the south fork of Kaslo
to the Joker and other neigboring
properties. During the summer and
autumn large amounts of supplies
have been sent up from Kootenay
lake to properties at the head of
Woodbury and Kokanee creeks. It
is 18 miles from Slocan lake to the
properties the Mansfield and Miller
people are working at the head of
Ten Mile. From Kaslo to the summit by the south fork it is 25 miles.
From Ainsworth or Kokanee Landing it is nearly 20 miles op to the di
vide. Any of the points accessible
by either' of these different routes
could be reached from Sandon in 15
miles.
A- road from Sandon via Cody,
which would cost not more than$10,-
000, would give Sandon merchants
an advantage in competition for a
trade which is worth $100,000 i,
year. The government,which assisted in building roads up Kaslo creek,
Ten Mile and Woodbury, will help
in a road from Sandon if proper representations a re made by the people
of this city. By not having the pro
per radial roadways Sandon is allowing Nelson, Slocan City and Kaslo to
secure without competition a lucrative trade, the larger part of which
should rightfully cpme.to tjtt* city^
A grand Thanksgiving and St
Andrews' supper was; served to a
number of the friends of Mr. Angus
McLeod and Mrs. Thomas, at the
S-��ndon hotel. All the toasts and
compliments of the season Mere passed in a manner that would make St.
Andrew proud of his countrymen.
Following is the I persnihneli of the
party:���Gassie Thompson, W. Wnlm-
sley, C. McLachlan, Dan McAulv, A.
McGeo, Howard Thompson, M. McGuigan, Mr. and Mrs. Blade Jack
McLeod, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis, A.
Blanch, W. Copland, Win. Rowan,
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McDonald, .Jamest
Money penny, and Percy Wilkinson.
A Snap Shot
In spite of the quiet times, the
"Old Time Grocery Firm" of
H. GIEGERICH
Is kept busy in selling and shipping goods.
Fine Groceries by the carload arriving and more on the way. Fine
fresh Vegetables of all kinds. Fresh cooking and eating apples from
Ontario and Washington orchards. Car of Hams and Bacon just in, all
of Swift A Co,'a tamed brands. Other toothsome delicacies on the shelves
and arriving.       Step in see for yourself.
STOVES I, STOVES!
WE HAVE THE FINEST LINE OF
Coal Heaters
EVER DISPLAYED IN SAN BOX,
STheAe��s*or Cole's Hot Blast Heater.
Our claims for this Heater are that it is adapted to anv kind of coal;
CROW'S NEST, LETHBRIDGE. or ANTHRACITE, burning all kinds
equally well.   Kindly call and inspect our lines. m ' '.
..(i
H.   BYERS   &   CO-
Laboring Men Attention.
Beware of all agents and advertisements for the employment of men
in the Slocan country.
The trouble between Miners and'
Mine Owners is not yet settled, hnd
you are requested to stay away. You
will be duly   notified when matter
arc adjusted.
Executive Committee,
Sandon Miners' Union.
I Folliott & McMillan.
Sj ....  0000000000000000
* Contractors and Builders.
Dealers in Dressed and Rough Lumber.
! .   ,., . ,.,,., 00000000000*
_, Sao*, Dnn, Nads, ���te.,Made to Order at Lowest Possible Prices.
*flP ' Mint and Dimension Timber always la Stoek. Plans, Estimates and
^   Specifications famished for all Olasses of BolMfna.
*   SHOPS OPPOSITE C. P*H. FREIGHT SHED.
��   RAILROAD AVE.  -  f  -   -   SANDON.
H0NDI
Pure
The FILBERT CIGAR Store
Cigars, Tobaccos, Pipes,
Smokers' Sundries.
Cards and Chips.
JAS. WILLIAMSON.
FREE LUNCH
AT THE FILBERT
"   TO-NIGHT.
One of the
PUREST AND MOST INVIGORATING BEVERAGES
4Eber Imported.
Shipments Just Receioed by
Stein Bros.,     Sandon.
IT WILL PLEASE YOU TO TRY IT-
; -.    In, Pycpd Packet*' Only.
".3
.West End,
'    Reco Avenue.
j Reco Laundry
f        BEST LAUNDRY WORK IN THE CITY
Down Town Office - Mc/lartin's Barber Shop
A. D. MACKENZIE,   ....   Proprietor.

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