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The Paystreak May 6, 1899

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SANDON, MAY 6 1899
lack Whittier in up trom Kaslo
Barrister Chrietie wae In JCaslo yet-
lt< i day.
Oscar   White   went   to   Nelson
t yesterday. ^^^^^^^
\���'. A. Wood returned from Cult
It'ppriiia on Tuesday.
Kobt. Cunning went to the Halcyon
springs thb morning.
The eight-hour law will be cnforc-
��� don the 12th of June.
W. P. Kvana, forotely of ihe New
Denver Ledge, ia now Pulitzer to the
Kaalo Kootenaian.
ib-orge Long of New Denver wa*
in town on Wednesday prospecting
��� i imse ball players.
Miss Bcamis returned on Friday
11 in Astoria, Ore., where she haf
uen attending school.
.i.C. Maloncy, who haa heen with
thi- Kuth t*i some time, is now in the
K. A S. oiliue at Kaalo,
L. I Hamilton, Mc iuigau agent
11 the K. and S. will make a Hying
trip io the const next week
K. II. Trueinan will uke pliotn
_ ra|��lus of the people ��*f New lien vet
J. Lendrum, the well known mine
operator, who spent the winter in
California and Arizona, returned recently.   He is in Sandon today
,i , _^        create such transports of delight as
limits and the Chief of the Fire Depf.  to) ai,nost make on.- wish to reform in
is supposed  to  see that  the law is 0~jer to nrar tno^ mihHme strains t,f
observed.     He   will   probably   be heavenlv harmonv   repeated along
eadv to  pay   tor tne town when it tne g0irien trails of Kingdom Come.
Thanks, boys.   C%11 again-
William Callagan. a pioneer of tbe
*'  *   "*   *'���*"   Miners' Union
morning   of
_ .            bich was
will prospect this summer. They ^ tne ^ew 'Denver cemetery on
willouttitin Vernon, takeing pack Tueadav, wae under the auspices of
horses and a large .-mount of supplies tne Union and Was attended bv about
going prepared to lind mineral If any t50 members. Callage*, who was
exists. t well known throughout the district,
i Next week severe*] prospectore l��cated several valuable claims in
will leave for the Lardeau to do as- early days. Recently he had been
' segment and eetreadv for the sum- entangled in a law auit regarding
rneiH' work. It is stili earl v and the the title of some claims in the I reddle
snow is still deep In the Lardeau ve* group and just previous to his
hills, but the coming of two railways demise received word ..f the success
-��� ��-~ ~*u_*tv ot his cast*. His home was in (Queens
next week
ie ia--*.- **���   ���"    ,,, .
if the camera will stand
mtiy.   lie is in mymmm* *���, ��� ^^rned down.
The graap of winter is still unbroK- - Vrehie Fullinore. i    wiinani-���������������"��� ������ �� ,r ��� ,
enlnrhehigheraltiuuh-sof ^M^fi^lJ^oSaE    who slogan, died   at* ihe   Miners'Union
can. and everything indicates a very  Al Irving and   **   J Jg Cnil|iee ^     Ual  on   Monday   mm
1 interesting flooti at an early date.    ��� put in tliew "^JJ^    wnere they  ptM.,imonia.   The luneral. w
Tenders for the construction of the X^^rK   summer.   They  ��,  the New  fefl*��������
newPresbyterian church are being IWV.! .r.^f:- ���__��__.   t_kein_ packl'Pneadav. was undei  Uie at
naked and will be received bv Mr.
.]. A. Cleland up to Monday,   Mas
The Comique will reopen on May
15th wirh new faces, new beer and
new gags.    The hard luck stories ol
the sirenes will be the same as  be .
fore. j
The flrst  session  of  the   County
Court in   Kaslos  new  court house
was held this week.    Judge Wng -��-��.��.-_-
prided and John Keen was Initialed .expected.
as registrar. Only four Copies of the KhoMM^an,
WH.iam  Todd., who J^ ^
.pending    the    winter    *n   <���!��?! ^ with the
neadav  and  is  In  hisoiu piav~      ���� wmpartel Italic    rh*
Byers'again. ... I^t Ubadlv disabled and ^i^    	
'    Arthur Brow. wjm has been In the
ir several iwmtbs buying zinc
r an BhgH*n -WjWm-
__. �����- i ;���"      a    | Q ,V(.,.:ulv  bonded the
 ^^^^Mrvnc* l).Hilan. Chief   of  Police,   ��***!
Mrs. William Donald returned on I��"
j has put new vim into the property
i holders and a great season  may   be
ot his case
County, N
A portion ot the I'ayne ore is now
being shipped tn the meat Fajfcl
Eight inches
ported on the
Mile creek.
Byera' again. Tlai.K ,,���, .t
Three Forks has a scandal which |P������� *�� badly disabled and a
involves perjury, bad whiskey used | n��|��Kiybu��lA will have to lie si
several Ot  the  prominent  citizen*, jfrom New York. ^^^^^^^^
** " J *~ *1*" c**urt In j    At a small party of their'friends at camp to
Mr. Cleland'8 liouse last night l_iw   ores fvr
�����  ��.��,,���   W!IIS e��*rn, at
if clean   ore is re-
(  irnation,    Twelve
-    promim
U will be ventilated in  the
Sew Denver.
AlBtae,   eratwhile  **����**""
���N.saenaian^waaintown yt*r*trrda\
���ana. "'���'
\ forc��^ id men is engaged in c-ai
Meeting a dam at CWf  W luruWr
water stipHy for the  Hutli eoucen-
\ movement is on ftKi* to esuhlish
a cemetery ch��se to Sattdan. A sin*
laslow the town will probably U
K. J. Mathews, irpr��*'titaiive pf
���l lt.adeo Bros, was here this we. k
looking all*r that concern* rutiiu g
of Silverton's
did  not |��as
. i -iiii- u*auti5ul��*mbroider
Tlmrad^'n-mnan ��Snd��l visit^l^ni.X^iet  ot  the pu^
K.    i��  Wah*.   Mr.  and Mrs- ;^���hM tfiven   M-teSJI
ttmald will occupy the Ikhisc lately . ^ in UieCeuUn- *��d^wr^tht^
vacated by J. Y. l\*i>. iuammcks deveriy w.adted m  th^
MH'ir an**p ����i n  |f. af*Mi_.ii  wh.aM* nrechani
tlwir an**p ����i *��",,"-w"'jT,w tlt.ir
ting in a water I***1 f| *_J " ���**
machinery. They w.H addla, Inm^
��a*r yartl to Undr bnahwastn the near
There has l*een ctMi.-iderablc d
Th��s.L. Mitchell, *^��" "^I,
cal genius has g��v��*n the Slocan
c?i��5v the most imttomlv��**%*
K nt cMicentrators in ths Wt*M��J
who mav justly he styled a master
 . ��� ���    ���   _���__       !..��..    tasks.II       I'lll
J��a*   Bruidon,  one
HmWt is iu lown.     Il��   *  .--
through Sew Denver en r-otru-to tin
A petition w-ll ra- fifnsanted at th.
next imreeting of the citv council for
.-. *ide wali tipO��.ly Av�� ab.ve  the
K and S track.
Kuesland wants a gametif h*M
bill with the Saurhar Inaiil un the W
of June. They wil gtiaiaun-e t<*0
aud alt expensei.
Joe Tliatcher i*�� spirit wrestler at
the Reco now. The spirit wrappings
ol Bourbon and Walker can !*��� dis
eerneil at auv time.
II. IV Brown, a railroad man nf
manv vcarsexperhnce, is relieving
at the K. and S. while ft. CampMI
is on his eastern tour.
Mrs Melmvre out-:*lined a nuui-
tier of her friends I .**t night in h.��..or
t��f her guest Mr-s Sitnins,  who leaves
next week f����r Vletmia. I
Mrs. E. J. Tavlor reluruetl on
Sundav last from Kingsville, Ont.,
where she has l��een spending the
winter with her family.
There has boon considerable  .ie ; wlhl ,���.lV |(WIV ,R. ���,,..	
matid for St. Keverne atp*ck lately on|mBi builder, lias been called to tht
account of the fact that John A. Coeur d'Alenes t,��r coherence with
I'iuehan.l others have procured a tne Bunker Hill * SnlttvaU people,
c*.ntn.iling interest and will do con Ax\M announce their Intentkm of referable work thU summer. building the splendid mill recently
Siweial Agent Carruthers, rcpre. destr-oyed by the Dtayon Crwk min-
sentlng the   Mining A   Fngineering * ���"*
iJ.Hirnalol New YVrk is lure. He The lateness of the season is going
WUI probably Cafalilfah a I real eor- to make this one of the shortoer
respondorrctj and it in quite lively summers for the prospector in the
that the Journal will semi some i history of the countrv At this time
mchntcal men to wiite up ih.- SKK.*an ! |nsl vear thelower hills wereswarm-
this summer. iH\ *.'���[*��* those who Search for fortun-
The tlord anioiJil IkiII of the San- es in tlie fastnesses of the wilderness,
dun Fire Dept.-Vas held iii Vir-inia! and last summer manv gtiod claims
hall on Thursday evening. Aba*t. were staked aw���y up next the stai*s
fp��rty C-pirples tripp��d the light fan* long before the snow will be gone
uistic with the lire laddi��*�� and all  this year.
spent a most enj .vablc evening JohnDalv,    accountant  at    the
Alouao Wheadun, who lately arrlv- pavne and known throughout these
ad from Nova toutta, is kroklugfbr hills and beyond as one of the best
hi*i b.-oilu-r IvIwaKl'.S. Wheadon, fellows����n this green affair called
who until lately was employed ut earth, has reached an epoch in his
the I'ayne. Alon/.a Is staying at career. John has heen in these hills
The Denver and any information n\\ years and is now ou his first trip
would lie acceptable. U> him. 'outside.   l*ortlaitd���Ore., gets John's
On Wednealay Sheriff Tuck sciz* game, and if the contidence men
ed -peneers Hall ��pn a judgement don't get him we will see him again
procured bv J. M. Harris fir ground j in a week. John's dog ���'Nymph" Is
rent amounting to*MlU, The build ' in a padded cell at the Payne.
lo, will be sold by the sheriff at the 1 WhUn tnese horning llm^s congeal
court house in Nelson on the 10th of |nto C(lW> roetaillC type the Sandoq
^^^^^^^^^^���'���������������������������������������������'������������������������feraaa Band, with a heaven-born perception of the litnesa ot things,  takes
cern, atiu wuu ir.,.....
Lucky Jim, hns taken a bond on the
Mountain Cliiet.
SqnuFO timber i- I��-ing placed on
the ground for tin* Uuth concentrator..
and the work of laying the sills will
lie commenced i<nin *diHtely. Most of
tlie squatters hie moved off the site
and the baildinjr-* will all be cleared
away in a few dav>.
Tlie Annual report of the Minister
oi   Mines, advance c��pies of which
are now out is the c pinpletest work
of the kind ever gpptren out  in  this'
province.   The value of the Shaman's
output is  shown   t. p b ? greater than
that of the Russianp| district bv about
��2J0.(XXX though there is a falling off
in our %Sil  output  of over a   half a
million dollars as c >mpared with '97.
The Paystreak will give a more
complete sununaayot the report in
the next issue.
1.   ���
the month. *ttttttttttttt*atttt*tf-mMm. ,,..
Tne housccleaning  *****  *<*
and lamMwsare epidemic tow **
rarnkvarda.   It�� against the law to 1
Great Northern 08. C. P. R.
The announcement that the C.P.R
had commenced < < .nsjruction in the
I-trdo-Duncan has nmeed the (.reat
Northern and there is no doubt that
in a tew days two railways will be
in active course A^���construction.
The Nelsm   Mioer of Thursday
*avs: "Yesterdav the steamer Her
cTilesleft   Kmmnay .^^^
with 175 men and lools and supplies,
bound tor the hea.l of the lake where
thev will immediately start eonstruc-
t on    As is well kn.iwn, the Kaslo A
Slocan railroad had  surveyors an4
engineers out all last ***^J��*
ing the line of their proposed^ exten
iioV twid, as is w^
Hill controls the Kaslo A ����**���
road    Thus the  nwtterv*-r--***-r \
resolve itsidt into a ^'^^^^SSft^   ��
IIUVI       luy...     .
��d exten- * rw
n, Mr. *JJ. _^|^
Slocrwirailai  Ma*
caption��i    ;'��^;;i,e PAirVea-AK
bonfire, inside
A  the tire phonlous airs that sin u
resolve wseit in*" �� a*******��� ^""\___Al
thTc P R and the American, road��CV
contr^ted"byV ��������� V- ^ \hb'
struggle should  rake place over the
!!aX country is an emphatic tribotn
* _ _        __S ���. iv �����__�����I The Paystreak.
Traoelltnj on their Merita.
The Lyceum Compana, which
played three nights this week at
Spencer's, are probably the first com*
pany to present legitimate drama in
Sandon and to ask patronage solely
on the merits of the work produced.
After the seige of fake artists and
secondhand Spokane vaudeville to
which the Slocan has been treated
for many moons, the appearance of
a company such as the Lyceum,
whose members are gentlemen and
ladies of education and culture, is
The Lvceura company played three
nights: Monday in the farce comedy
entitled "All the Comforts of a
Home" which was well received by a
large audience; Tuesday, "Under
Two Flags." also to a good audience,
and on Wednesday evening their
strongest cast, "The Merchant of
Venice," to another thoroughly
appreciative audience. This company's work in Shakespeare's great
comedy is ttositively good. The cos
tumes are the b-it ever seen in the
city and the whole effect displays an
ability seldom seen so far from the
main arteries of travel. Ed*��uard
D'Oize as Shy lock is an artist whom
noc-inpanv should be ashamed to
own. While Shakespeare, or rattier
the lack ot ability in Shakespearean
artists is never more than half popu
lar in mining camps, it is sate to say
that the Lyceum Company, **hould
they return this way, can play his
classic works to a house packed from
the fuotli.ht* to the sidewalk.
At their meeting this evening the
Min Ts' Union will adopt the follow
ing rendu tion of condolence :
Where**: William   Callagan.   a
inemher in g **n| standing of tin- San
don Miners' Union, has been   called
from his labors iu  this   world ; la* it
Resolved: That the Sandon Min
en* Uuiopi do hereby extend their
condolence to his sifter, Mrs. Martha
Sleep, of Queen's County,. X. B.. and
to other members nf his family in
their sad bereavement; and       r  ,
That the charter A the Sandon
Miners' Union, in honor of a deparn-d
brother, be draped in mourning tor
thirty da\s.
Saxdox Morn*' llama.
the charter  will   expire.     So tar
nothing has been done and the \>res
ent owners of the  road   have a bill
before the House applying for an extension of one year.
The Manitoba and Northwest mem
bers are unwilling to give any fur
ther extension. The Northern Pacific is now building trom Portage la
Prairie to Rapid City and the settlers
will soon have railway connection in
this wav. Although Messrs, Shaugh
nessv. Angus and Clarke have purchased the road it will be operated
by the Canadian Pacific Railway.
To be Built Near   Sudbunj brj
Canada Copper Company
The Canada Copper Company Is
makiirg preparations for the building
ot a large smelter and refinery in the
township of Dennison, almut JO mile*
from the town A Sudbury. The coin
pany is anticipating the action to be
taken by the Dominion government,
but wlietber or ia>t an export duty ia
placed on nickel orv, this refinery
will be built and all the work will be
done in Canada.
The site which has been chosen
will be called Nickel City, and it has
the m��ist valuable water privileges
iu Aigoma.
Mr. R. ii. LeQkto, of Sudbury,
speaking ot the nickel industry in
Poronto last week said that the com
pany, liefore starting work on what
was going to be a large plant, wished
some guarantee that the duty ot ttJ
cents a ton on t*p��al would be reduced
or thrown off entirely
���We wppuhl also want to ����e in a
position when* we had penty of
power and wliere We had good transportation facilith-s b��th Tor the ��hi|>
ping of ore from the iniu.-s to the refinery and the export of nickel to the
paitside market/
The jpresidciit of the new eotnanv
is Mr. I{. M. Tliianpaott, who ia the
chi��*f promoter of the enterprise. The
charter will provide ft-r a capital ot
&.0J0.00U but it will probata v permit of an IfWreaee to *5,0UCi,OU The
plant will also treat British Colombia
ores, handling altogether 2J0 tons of
matte d.iilv.
No Contract.
The C. P. R. starting a nem System.
(Toronto Star.}
The Great North West Central
Kail way, which haa had a history in
Canadian pn!i;ics as well as iu Can
a, ban courts for several years past,
has been sold to the Canadian Pacific
Railway, or rather to parties inter*
i-sted in tlie Canadian Pacific Railway. The purchasers are Messrs.
Shaughnesay, vice-president of the
C. P. R.. R. B. Angus and Judge
Clarke, who have bought the road
from Delap, for 4550,000. This
amount is given tor the charter and
the tilty nriles built.
The road begins at a point near
Brandon and is built as far as Hanii-
ota in the direction of Rapid City.
The charter, however, extends as fan
as the Yellowhead Pass. Last session the charter was extended until
August next, when 25 miles of the
road will have to be built, otherwise
When Messrs. Mackenzie A Mann
had the Yukon railway, project in
hand they corresponded with the
Alberta Railway and Coal Companv
with reference to the purchase (A the
rails and loconnptives for the Kloo
dike. When the Yukon hill tailed to
paaa the Senate Mackenzie A Mann
had no use for the.plant and refused
to take it. Tire Alberta Railway and
Opal Company, claiming that the
correspondence constituted a con
tract, ooed for the full amount, namely, 3105,214.     .
Chancel lor Boyd gave judgement
in Toronto last week dismissing the
ease orr tbe ground that there was no
E. R. Atherton Co., Ltd,
Ore assaying #1,000 in gold to the
ton has been taken out of the nidi* of
Blowout Mountain, Cook County,
Ark., and since Saturday night
every acre within a radius of a mile
of the discovery has been staked,
tanners nil about the county have
quit their field work and gone wos-
pecting. B      v
_��%?**&���* i*0***1 m r����l �� e**��* a
��25 000,000 suel  plant  iu   Buffalo,
si. I.
E. R. Atherton Co., Ltd. r  I
Thi. Mlnor'a Union Blows Up th* Banker
Hill *S��rtl-nn'e Mill.
Ten dsys ago trouble began in tlie
Our d'Alenes between the miner's un-
ion and this mine owners. The union
asked tor 18.80 per **f tor all under���
���rround woikors, and that tbe union bu
recognised. To these demsruln nil the
mines agreed except the Bunker Hill A
Sullivan mine. The union made little
mmMi��. such as they bad in iwrl, but
deliberately blew up-the Bunker Hill
buildings with dynamite
Speaking of the destruction of tbs
building* a despatch from Wardner
navs: "Armed, masked aud desperate,
l.tjoo miners from Canyon creek poured
into the towu at noon last Saturday on
a stolen Northern Pacific train. Three
hours later tbey bad left with their mis
.tDfi secompllshed. The great Bunker
11 ill. Sullivan mill, costingftJUO.O*),
had been blown into half a million
(pieces with the aid of a ton and a half Of
ilinsmite, which the rioter* brought
with them. Although the mob from
Can von creek met with not tbe slightest
resistance, yet they left b**re with two
of the Bunker Hill men shot from behind. * Idle with them tbey took the
.Ki<l body of a fellow rioter whom they
thfiiiselvos hsd accidentally shot,
The capture of rhe concentrat����r wa*
complete Not a aoul was on the ground
to molest the strikers All tbst remained wa* to complete the riotous
mission bv blowing the mill Into atoms
That done snd the Bunker Hill A Sullivan Co would hsve sustained a lota of
pyOjEOx}. Then, too. ol uec��*��sitv the
mine would berlnscd down, while the
ton union men there would lie thrown
��� ���nt p��f work At the same time, since
the Hunker Hill supplied the Last
( hance wiib sir, tbe union meu at work
in tbe latter mine would be similarly
���! ptrivptl ppf employment: but they were
h tiling to suffer thai lo*ttt rather than to
permit the Bunker Hill to remain iu
oj <>i ttiion
"Powder!"shouted somebody in the
cmwd at tlte concentrator Tlie cry wa*
taken up by a hundred throat* nnd was
heard by the striker* guarding the dynamite near the station
Willi a rush the watcher* picked up
(b.< Vt|��uutd bote* of the Muff aud
started b.r the mill There miner*
trained nil their Uvea in handtin? the
explnarve, attended to the distributing
nf the H.CttM (stand* of giant powder
which wa* ro wreck the null The con-
pciitrator building, or rather the mill.
wa* a huge red structure of sheet iron,
in which w��sbanned sil the mechauicsl
ppjiisonient of tlie company. The re
dm I too works, the compressor and the
electric lUrhl plant were altogether in
the end of it.
When ths last charge had been placed
the fuses were lighted and the boarding
house next to the mill wna afire. Then
picking up the bodv of Smith, the
strikers started back al a swinging-troi
lothe station. ������Fire," they shouted,
ind the remaining crowd, knowing
what ws* to come, nought cover in the
neighboring hill*. There wa*�� another
wait snd the rod hoarding house ws* a
roaring cauldron of flames. Then in a
second up from the concentrator ahot a
vast gray pvre of smoke and debris
that roae'majeslically to the height of
iverhapft one thousand feet Borne upward with It could be seen greal sec
tlona of the building snd glistening
pieces of what had once been Ihe machinery of the plant Then came a r*��nr
t liar shook the very earth ami a crash
t Iml almost aplit oris* ears. It was at
2:20 o'clock. A moment more snd sn*
other mn*�� of debris ahot up nnd the
name roar wa* heard again. A third, a
fourth and a fifth explosion followed
Then, sfter a pause, came the last one
When the amoke cleared away, where
the mammoth reduction works had
been, there waa only a chaos of warped
ami broken wood and steel 'rhe destruction had been complete
Cnit.mr-rf.mrnt mt tht Trouble,
A despatch from Wardner, Idaho, under plate of April 21, gave the following
account of the trouble leading up to the
del t ruction of the Bunker Hill property
by the desperate union men: "For aome
time there hsve been rumoraof probable
trouble between the management snd
miners of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan.
The reports have gone ao fsr as to fltste
thst a walkout was imminent, snd only
s week ago a rumor that 200 men had
wsiked out was generally credited in sli
the other towns in the country for s few
hours, until telephone inquiries had
resulted in assuring them thst the story
wss not true.
Ths Miners' Union here hss always
claimed to have s Urge percentsgeof the
man ?m ployed by that company enrolled
among its membership, and now it esy*
tbst it i* receiving heavy editions st
every meeting.
Tuesdsy morning notices were posted
inviting sil men working for tbe companies here, who were not member* of
tbe Union to join it immediately. Thi*
haa atsited talk again to each an extent
that notice of it haa been taken by the
local press, which haa generally done
everything possible to restrain an approach of feeling calculated to produce
Among union men no secret is msde of
the intention of tbe union to demend
higher wages snd s recognition of the
union by the management. The public
haa been given no intimation directly
by the management as to the probable
course of the compsny, although in an
indirect way it has been stated tlist there
would be no serious objection to giving
the union wsge scale, snd thst it would
be granted if the request wss made in a
propsr spirit. It is doubted, however, if
under any conditions an agreement to
iscogniae the union could be secured.
There is sn old fight between the union
snd the Bunker Hill snd Sullivan, with
considerable bitterness on both sides, so
thst it would be hard for them to come
to sn understanding unless the negotiations were conducted by {parties entirely
disinterested in the matter.
After Uie strike of 1W2 tlie Bunker Hill
and Sullivan wss closed down for a long
time, and when it finally re-opened it
waa after the circulation of a petition
numerously signed that the compsny
would resume work st the wage rare
they hsve since been paying, with sn
agreement to do better when conditions
would admit of it. The agreement was
made between the company snd the men
ihal the wages would be 12.50 snd |3
until prices advanced to where 100
pounds of lead ami two ounces of silver
would bo worth p*. So fsr there haa
beeu no violation of this agreement by
Uie men, and the company bss hsd no
opportunity to do so, ss the price bsa not
risen to thst point. Frienda of the management, however, sdmit thst should
thia condition arise the company would
decline to itilHU ita promises on tbe
ground that tlie men then in its employ
were not the men with whom the agreement wa* made, and that they were not
entitled to the benefits of it.
At tbe time that agreement was made
the public, even in the Co?ur d'Alenes.
believed Unit the wages offered snd
accepted were as good ss could lie paid.
but tbey now think difterently, for since
that rim**, il is argued, lead has been as
low as |2..*j0, snd was only $2.��0 for a
long time, and vet sil the leading mines
in tbe camp |��aid dividends regularly.
Since that time the value of the daily
OUtpUt of this company has insreased
|l,��50 while the increase ol wages desil
ed would notsinounl to more than ilKM
or $300.	
As between upraising and wiming
between levels in metal mines, the
former is the cheaper method, says the
Mining and Scientific Press. Gravity
assists In the removal and Masting of
the ore Two men will upraise from 4
to ft feet lu hard rock in a single shift
in a hole ixl feet. The work is much
easier on on the men. as they have tin
ore to shovel, while in the Bromtwe
men with Uie aid of the two men at the
windlsss, will only sink from '2 to 2J
feet in a shift in fair rock     I be serious
objection to overhand work ia the great
danger from falling rock and the liability to guard against it.   These upraises
or  winzes serve several purposes of
ventilation, sub-division of the vein,
and, when mining operations are begun,  the upraise   ia   timbered   and
becomes a chute for the delivery of the
ore.   In the overhand method of working out a vein, after the levels have
keen driven and the vein blocked out
by the upraises into blocks of 150 feet
in length and the width of the vein,
then the workable blocks of vein matter
are stoned from the upraise both ways
for r distance of 75 feet.   The miners
begin at the upraise and break away a
slice as wide as the vein and 6 or 7 feet
high.   The ore is then picked over and
delivered at the level below.   After a
slice has been removed, the mill hole is
timbered tbe height of the slice retnov-
with close laid round logs of about 6
inches in diameter.   One slice after another is removed until the upper level
is reached and the block is exhausted,
ft is not uncomntoh in tbe working ol
veins Which are entirely pay dirt to
allow tbe broken ore to 'gather in the
waste space to such' convenient height
ss will give tbe miners a footing.   The
excess is removed, and the accumulation is removed as soon ss the stope
is exhausted.   Tbe ore which accumulates in the chute is drawn off as rapidlv
as  circumstances will   permit.    The
chute is never emptied, but is relieved
only of excess.   This plsn prevents the
rolling of the ore down the chute, and
so prevents sn excessive pulverisation
of tbe ore.   As rich ore ia usually brittle, the loss induced by such pulverization would be great.
TO   THK TtmtP   FIFHl.
Tears ago, in HanaUn's ell,,
Hamelln, doomed, for btol
To the silence and tbe sorrow
. That my soul is dreading now.
In yonr wrath yoa tared tie children
By roar mask weird and sweet.
Till they left their toys and mothers,
.   Followed you with eager feat.
All but one of ail their number.
AU that Uoghipg, dancing tida,
Reached at laat rhe wonderooa nortal
Opened in tbe mountain ���de.
Yet yoa charm all crippled children.
Since that poor, lame boy stood still,
List'ning for your mystic music,
Left aW against-Is will.
Soy oa come, my eh-d allarlng.
fill be Iooks to join yoai train :
All tn vain my tender pleading.
*  ^
a j
Tean and moaning all in vain r
He has heard yonr sweet, low music,
_ And tbe hectic glow borus brlgbt.
For he longs to Join the dancers,
Step, Uke then, so gay and light
Be believes that in that country,
' Are ao tired nor crippled feet;
So he longs to beat you call him
With yonr music tott and sweet.
But I eannot hear the mask:���
I can only hear the wind,
And the ceaseless sobbing, sobbing,
Of the aad hearts left bShind.
AU life s music, all Its brightness.
All tbe Jo> that earth can know.
AU life's sweetness���die forever,
If yon bid my darling go.
Oh! forgive those broken pledges!
Let me share my loved one's Joy I
Let me bear your magic music.
Let me follow with my boy.
A budding genius doesn't always turn ���
out to be the flower of the family.
Some men want the earth, but the
down-town merchant is usually satisfied if allowed to appropriate the sidewalk.
Ca rpets
These are ill New Stock, New Patterns and New Prices.
Hunter Bros.
-���--������     ,.        -~-
The pioneer house of the City
Firet-Olass in every particular
i   i
R. Cunning, proprietor.   Sandon
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The   Paystreak
Is tooed every Saturday In Sandon, In the heart
at ths greatest White Metal camp on earth.
Subscription     - .     .     *.,����.�����..
8trlctly in advance.
Address: Thk Pavstrkak, Sandon, B.C.
Wm. MacAiiAMS.
SANDON, B.C.,      MAY *% 1899.
The only objection we have noticed     varied as these items are, they d<
to the establishment of a mint in not exhaust the number of things re
Canada,   waa   msxAo   K.r   _-   ���.��<_..   onired in  tha mint  lor  *5>H��) __�� st
materials and in the adaptation of
dies and designs.   For acids used in
the mints and assay offices $.7,400
was spent by the government last
year; for chemicals, $4,700; for wood,
$6,075; for copper, $9,(500; for fire
brick, $1,300; and for lino, $fc766.
For gloves and gauntlets requited
by the mint workers, $8,100 wits required; for gas, an aid to metallurgy,
$14,700; for charcoal, $3.700; for oil,
$1,100; for hardware. $1,400, and for
crucibles and mechanical appliances,
Varied as these items are, they do
 s       a      _     ap.as
nkws rnow  nawsoN.
*o sue eataoiisnment of a mint in I not exhaust the number of things re-
Canada was made by an eastern l(la*r<>d in the mint, tor $200 was ex-
paper.   The journal referred to con 11���?1 In _���_*���_ &_#!? *** I500
paper. Tbe journal referred to con
tended that a mint would be a losing
proposition, that now it was not costing the Canadian Government any
thing to have coined the few paltry <lf tnree kinds-charcoal at an ex
half dollars and quarters that the J?^���*3^ ?k* al an expen*i
half dollars and quarters that the
country is sprinkled with, and if a
mint were established it would mean
a heavy appropriation to start with
for buildings, etc., and additional
expenditure year after year.
Argument of this character is not of
sufficient weight to entitle it to consideration.   But in answer to it, we
produce below an article on the earn
ings A tbe United States mints, showing conclusively that, aside from the
inestimable advantage a Canadian
mint would be in placing this country
In its proper light before the nations
of the world, it would,  in a double
sense, be a money making institution.
The article reads :
It is supposed generally that the
United States Mint and the government assay offices and refineries are
maintained for the public convenience and that the mink like other
branches or departments of the exten
sive Treasury service,   is run pro
bono publico, the government making np by appropriations the shortage of each year.   The recent public
report of the director of the mint
shows that Uncle Sam has a thrifty
interest in the operations ot the mint
and its branches and makes a tidy
profit from their operation eacn year.
Last year the gross earnings of the
mints and assay offices of the country
���there are mints in Philadelphia.
San Francisco, Carson City and New
Orleans,   assay offices at   Denver,
Boise, Helena,  Charlotte, St. Louis,
Dead wood and  New York���where
$4,495,000,   of which $173. bT4 was
for parting and   refining bullion,
$10,046 for copper alloy, and $15,311
formeltieg, assaying and stamping
charges.    The seigniorage on the
coinage of sil ver was $3,073,958, on
subsidiary silver coinage $286,311, on
minor coinage $1,031,000 and on the
recoinage of minor coins $18,383.
The value of the deposit in melting
room grains and "sweeps" removed
was $8726; the value or the surplus
bullion returned was $53,024, and
the gain on bullion shipped by the
minor assay offices to the mint for
coinage there was 16,665.
The expenditure of tbe mint service, including wastage, loss on sale
of sweeps, and expense of distributing minor coins, was $1,263.183. Tbe
net earnings for tbe year were $3,-
432,664. Some of the Items of expense (the chief of which is of c urse
salaries and wsges) illustrate the curiously complicated work of minting,
. which requires not only knowledge
of chemistry and metallurgy, but
considerable exactness in the use of
E-ssw-vrve an luitivn i. 4'*t T***V \��(l IVV a <f*
r salt used in the refineries, and a
small charge tor flags needed for designs Apart from gas, the fuel
n��seded for mint and assay offices was
of three kinds- charcoal at an ex
of $7,500, and coal at an expense of
$17,000. One item, which to the un
initiated seems large, is the item of
sewing, ��3,425. This sewing is required fer the bags containing the
metal or coins, in addition to $.V��3 for
barrels and $350 for bullion boxes
Uncle Sam in his liberality made
no appropriation  for soap, it would
appear, but the expense of laundering
the towels (presumably 'It was given
out") was $3,000, and  $2,200 additional for water.   The item of wast
age, so called, arising from work at
the mink and which la not a
one compared  with  the enormous
operations ot the mini, was $16,000.
and some other minor items brought
np the government's whole expense
in tho year to $1,250,000, or about 25
per cent, of the total receipts, the
profit being represented by the other
75 per cent.	
The Bankers' Association of Canada
met in solemn conclave last week in
Montreal, and resolved that the
council would not approve ot the proposal t�� establish a Canadian mint
for the coinage of Canadian coins.
Their reasons for doing so are given
below. They are too simple to re
quire comment:
'1. Because the operating of a mint
will result in loss either to the miner
or to the government, according as
tbe one or the other Is made to bear
the expense of the coinage
2. Because a better market for gold
bullion is provided by the banks
than can be supplied by a mint.
3. Because the intrinsic valae of
the metal is not enhanced by its con*
version into coin, bullion being preferable for the purpose <pf interns tion
al exchange and settlement
4. Because experience has demon
strated that paper is preferred to gold
coin as a circulating medium, and
bullion minted in Canada will not be
retained in .he country.
5. Because  the
Dawson City, March 15.~-To*day has
brought us the first hint of spring. Only
a hint, conveyed to us, ws hardly know
how. by a tone in the cloud hints, a
soilness in the air, s promise in the
sun-warmth, but it has touched each and
all, so that we hsve ssid over one to another Uie magic word, "Spring."
The weather since mid-Felmwry hss
been variable and unusually wi.idy for
the windless Yukon Valley The ther-
mometer has ranged daily from sero
oi midday to 30 Wow at night���a eon-
stdorahl* drop. Hut the |��a#l few days
have been as delightful as any eastern
Mere. could be, bright ami warm, tbe
thermometer hovering about 10 and 11
degrees above tern, and s shv Mule mid*
day "drip, drip," aounding from sunny
It a ill not last, of course. Il would be
mild March weather even for Ontario.
We shall drop down into a brief frost
world again. But we bave bad one bint,
and spring is coming
There are ad vantage* in a residence
in tbe Yukon.    We have known nothing
of grippe, with lis coneoroitan*  pneumonia.   Thai is a growth of raw winds
and damp, variable temperature.   Tbe
later   winter   months are too still, loo
dry and clear and exhilarating, apparently to suit Monsieur La ttrtppe.   Il
might as well  \m stated also that we
have neither smallpox nor typhoel fever
in Dawson, borh of wbi��"h mWUM have
been   attributed   to  us by the eastern
��� press    There has never bmn a rase A
large j ������>* former ia the Yukon, in as far as
can be discovered,   Tbe fever we bave
bad, and probably shall have agaiu ���data
summer ootnes.   But since November a
has heen entirely in abeyance.
Tlie esact trurh is thai al lies present
moment Dawson is remarket*!? healthy
The disease of the winter has Keen
scurvy. The hospitals have baam l��U ol
patients thus uttl '*��l, ant seurvy is a
disease n��*t of climate but oi dirt, dark
neas and dirt, three "pIV that U*rm an
ugly triune iu many a mine*** cabin <����>
Uie creeks.
The miners are already beginning ro
talk about the wash<up and lo estim* e
in advance tbe value of their itiaipi
From   best  authority���that oi  varum*
mining inspectors who Speml their time
up and down rh. crerks���i  urmVrstatei
that the promise  s exceedingly yuml
and that twelve miih ns is t-ompntel as
tbe lowest total estimate of Ihe June out'
The chief interest still centres around
Domiuiopi creek Ir is especially go**!
between the lh��r..verv ria'ms ar>.J a*
fsrasi��p miles) I��.'..- Lower Discovery
Only two blsnk elaim* have beta found
in this aids ra-ige. IItinker is more
"spotty," as tbe term is The gt>h| vt>t*v
ia freakish, and skip* alsmt a good ileal
But the benches on the right hand side,
which have been only recently staked,
are excellent, and promise to rival f i_bi
Tbs owners of a claim near Upmt
Discovery on Dominion had a surprise
last week, when they went through what
they had supposed to he bed-rock and
struck a second gravel paystreak rip her
rhiin the one they hsd iieen working
shove. Commissioner Ogilvie thinks
thst this is once instance of many where
miners are working afaovs a false Iwd-
ro< k, heneaih which is a de|maii ol an
other ago.
Quarts mining is likely to develop ,i
a certain specimen which re saw a**��v
ed lust week he any indication id ihcgen
eral value of <|uarts in the Yukon.
This bit of m. k WSS found within ���>
miles of Dawson, and assayed II.KM to
the ton���a fortune to ths men who own
���    __ ���'li,,ye*  lo be proved, how
ever, whether this richness is gem-nd
to any extent or a matter ol a few rare
early hour in   the ���,,*.������ ~a
without  apparent <& �� **
closing time. """��'��ae6. ^J
Tbe saute mav \** ...i   .
omos. J      M"' ��- mm
The North Weal M.���H,t^t iw
accomplish  snythin*  ihT, ,J*?��b
and they am not air*,. .7 *l4t*S.
b^ think hsv^a^ilnS
a-fand halting ineomirj^gi
past months, mod #weH j, *.' 4|ii<k
���on      Tb** splemi,.,  .,. ' T^g
iheirbsden �������,,,, catnelaft__i
'���ringing in mad of -sfuSA&j]
January and F��*hru*,v   Fl-SlSS
-Nil nkmr as the {^i^__ I
wilt jo in the Yuk.n,        l ���*���*? k*m j
How quickly UmntmatprmA
the men gathered   To 17 iffi
day or two was Imposs,!*,. toV* ����
*\ZTpmtm?\T *T*^*A
cull; so o��r enVient  i\**iun*t,,uZ
man.., who is deasm-ilr SE5S
promisedlb,   taking .he^V 1^
is post day stpreM.nI. ar,! rrtrigZ
dsy the long lines ��.,, ���, ^JjJ
unlil their turn come., tlwj i^Tml
mittod. to leave bv the rt��. mml2
ing   tbe   krog.|o.du*{ h        *"'<m'
,._ Jor   tnissnf,  tb
later incoming mails *tv n.*t rj nnt|
tent time.   Your earrsspo        mm\i
one by Issi  marl   bearing th�� I'nma'-
arampot   February ",   and tm m*ml
stamp of Man h i*     Thirti     ... :.^t
jpii. k {sasswge in Haa -1 ���'    fnaOi^
entat  passage, tlte water te.j. *>i m
mdet by dotf sled.
Tbesv nnfortun ito  . nminak u*. tm.
prievs.1 again aatll agusi u*iv. mmmtM
secwtml Warrant ��< U��'��H, set,; .��� i
���|*t*eiai meseienger from �����''*** a&lfcs.
wanted as ���peraitj ** i*mm,i4e, arimi
imt im* day* afl��*r March . t-4a
limit ol tbe first rtfptwra Tbs e*
��i��am?s in rbi�� iwrtann* i�� Jas rs i i at
mail of Kotrsrwpf l'�� lasr. ��bsch
tn Ottawa odMil *vp��*p! *��* bs
prievs and ?rs mm**,
Tim  a.flai?   thnsngtiont   rsadi    I  t
ebaptor tu �� ��lim- < <p��:   : i> ij* \tks
record* are bill A <����� ideal '>������* it -
A starItiitg y�� How backs     Ksilb IVaSn
in Toronto OloW
Vemttw mmt tSra* �� r ��.i H,*m4;
siS^rtSSV**3, ���r*mnmfe\T*m* """*"
������-XT-gTS-a1*^*-*iJWsw ******* m*, ....
- ; many man who a._L.?i ��� . , ****    ��be
-JB*is ^li;^^ * *... Sh_��fA%urs
.'?og hnesnf waiting
ths nihVe nt an
"���new them,
figures form
fbe��teiai  laWSOll   pi  ��',e "r* V*4
stml r antraiHar d��-v��: m s mliiraasi
tbmal i.^turt*�� la si Frioat. *�� .
Ctarnaee King Inhfaerj M*t<*��
Mr K. I* flavismadea J.-n^U r i
Hon lodo certain e��i��e��r m*nral sr��rk ���*
Ib^i pert of the .hsput.-i k* ��.4 ao***
as the Centre Mar wtnxe I bis . tie
"hirdilme the dalendaots hsve task
this motion in etaunine the j��la?f.' *���
wortInga, in order lo demowlortsfia
Onth of the fsi-ts aM��.'e.l ����v rhew
Twb-i. thev have (ailed,i��ut Friday iIki
:n,mA the wished fp��r ,*t��|.*r V|r V \
IMwell. lor the plaintiff*, ro ��r vijrar
I'Ualv ��ppn*e.| the order, *ii��l the *
A Ihe court's Ihne- wjx* taken sf> aafc
tbe ronridnraiiou of the applicalkNr ts
rhe conclusion of Ibe ar_umenr. Mr.
���Usiire Walkcm dehvere.1 niftg-rrtrt,
'Mowing defendants sere*, m the j��Uit-
rirTs workings and granrhpj* ifiem Irarr
to do the further work a��ki*d.
Mr llodwell at ones a��Le.) fnrsstsy
��H proceedings until an appeal rouM *m
heard, but It waa tlnaJfv arran^-l �����*���'
sil details, including  Ihe etacl tortnol
rheonter.  should   Im* aer��h*��l when 111*
court met the nest mnrmng   It �����������
Iiowever, onlv the detail* tbal *��'"
come   up. aa" tbe  court   hsd  slrrsa*
rranisdtbe order asked    M- M��
*.tar#*.l that, without question, he * ' '���
insist on nn adjourrtineni p��f the ���
��'asi�� until  an  appoal fr.pui U��e oni*r
'Oirld be f|i��rmae��t of. ��n��l. if tlie**��*b��r
was finallv aliowi>d on appeal, n furthee
adfnuniment would Imp neressarv Thro*
la SO doubt th�� platnrlrts will rrwnrtW
anv and ev.*rv posatbls means r��. pre
veni the carrving out ol the order   It
'����� N��vond ��loubi a j��Te*it vitiorv f��r **���
tentrs Htar  iieopte    The grsntlwga
the motion will boa subsrantisl **i'*n
���age, in any event of the raw.
TlmOueenHess Proprieln\ <^ompaUj
has aiinounee.1 an Interim diviilnw0*
*���!�� par share. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON. B. C, MAY 6. IM.
Orr IVI.4 LI. Y   .INMM'M'KII,
Sale **t tho Kntwrprlas, Is no Longer  a
Question Of Ooaht.
The long-delayed official announce-
merit of the sale of the Enterpriiie mine,
on Ten Mile creek was made on Saturday, when Mr. George Aylard received
word from Nelson stating that the whole
matter had been settled and the money
paid over. The purchase price has not
been officially announced. The proper-
tv will be placed in tbe new company'*
hands this week, and it is doubtless the
intention of the buyers to put a large
fores of men to work at once with a
view to making the Enterprise an immediate and lasting dividend payer. It
wss stated by Mr. Kendall, the engineer who reported on the property for
the purchasers, that tbe mine ought to
work ISO men.
W 0. E. Koch haa taken his spare
teams to his Ten Mile stables and will
prepare for immediate action. While
nothing; can be definitely stated in regard to the transfer of other properties
around the Enterprise, yet indications
point to several probable transfers that
will mean extensive working of those
The following circular, dated April
14th, 1889, has been scut to the ���.hare-
holders of rhe London and British Columbia (ioldficlds, Ltd.- **| have much
pleasure in informing you that thi*
company has. in conjunction with the
New Zealand Minerals Company. Lird ,
p-nrered into an arrangement for the
purchase of the Enterprise mine, one of
tint m.'-t important silver mines in Brit
ish Columbia, upon terms which should
result iu very large profii* to both com-
paiiiea. This mine is situated on Ten
Mile creek, in the Sloesn district, and
possesses the important feature nf having already au exlreuieN large amount
of ore blocked our. and consequently
available tor immediate ft* trail ion aud
treatment Mr J. D. Kendall hat*
furuifdied an independent report upon
the mine, aud it will gratify you to
learn that he place** it��* value at ���I,<**1,.
">���. or approximately, ��200,000 The
directors extremely regret that weather
of  tlie   OMSt   exceptiunal   SUV���ritV   ha��
prevented large and constant crushing*
ul  the W hi*ewater and   Ymir  mines
A* you are nware, plants capable of
treating i��io tonaoforedaily arealready
erected on both properties*and immediate! v the weather is sufficiently mild for
Hop nereasary water-power to* be furn-
idted, it is eipeptsd that both mills wilt
Im*   work ing  to   Iheir   full   capacity
Meanwhile, it is gratifying to know that
the development work on both proiter-
ties continues to he ol a favpirable char
acter. and that rhe Whirewarer mine
resumed crushing mi Match -.Nth Isst.
A Monopoly Oraotod.
A bombshell was hurled at the promoters of the Pacific cable scheme, in
the Ottawa senate ou Friday night. A
private agreement, made away hack in
ivm, between Great Britain snd the
hastem Extension Cable Com pany. was
brought down. It showed that Lord
Rtpon, on October 28, l��nit, signed an
agreement, granting *i mnno|Poly to the
Eastern Extension Cable Company, and
binding (treat Britain neither tp�� fay, or
to attaint anyone to lay and not to permit anyone else in lay s cabin to Hong
Kong or Singapore* A clause of the
agreement al*o specific* thai, if a cable
was not laid between Canada nnd Australia in five vears from the dates the.
agreement, then it would he deprived
of any connections with Ilnng Kong or
Singapore. The five vears have of
course expired, and the monopoly has
become permnnent.ttnlo** Great Britain
buys it out There is a provision in the
private agreement that permits England to buy it out for ��800,000, sfter a
year'* notice haa been given.
In the senate, Fridav night. Sir Mac-
kenaia IWiwell, on behalf of the opposition, and Hon Mr. Scott, for the gov-
ernment, talked strongly against thin
agreement, which has just been unearthed, and of its whereabouts all this
time nobody seems to have been in the
least aware.	
Don't Expert too Much.
T. G. Blackstock and George Good-
srham of Toronto have just returned
from a trip to England. Discussing tbe
question of British capital coming for
investment in Canadian mining enter-
Krises, Mr. Blackstock ssys there will
e plenty of it. The feeling is good towards Canada and the improvement in
Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific
stocks has strengthened it. But oue
point which should be impressed is,that
Canadians are holding their properties
at much too high a figure to enable old
country investors to take hold of them.
This refers particularly to partly developed m.ning properties. Mr. Blackstock
bids Canadians, however, not to expect
anv such outpouring of unlimited capital into Canada as occurred in the case
of South Africa and Australia. There
will rather, lie a steady development,
which wilt be better. This would indicate that Mr Blackstock snd Mr. Good-
erham did not find in England anyone
too anxious to buy War Eagle and
Centre Star shares at their present
prices.      _ 	
Reduction aad Keflnlng Works.
A Montreal despatch says that a syndicate of Canadian and American cap.
italists is prepared to erect extensive
refining and reduction worksin Canada
provided that the government will
make concession* so that they may be
able to obtain the uecessarv fuel at a
figure which will correspond somewhat
to tbe prices paid for coal in tbe United
States. Among those interested in the
project sre .lames It. Wilson, of Montreal, prominently known in the metal
trade; E Goff Penny, M P.;C C Colby
of Man-dead. Quebec; It. G. Leckie, of
Sudbury. Ontario; J J Thompson, of
New York, and Robert M Thompson,
who i* managing director of the Orfora
Copper Com*��aiiv of New Jersey. The
plan is to form a company with a capital of ei,������'.'*����. wirh p<pwer to increase
to 95,000,001}. The company will put up
the biggest refinery in the world, and
will also l>e prepared to treat the raw
copper ores of British Columbia The
gentlemen above mentioned are named
a* provi*rinral directors.
srgned.Sesr.lod nnd Dsdlvorod.
A meeting of the members of the Nelson fire brigade was held Isst week for
the purpose of considering the eondi
tions which shall govern the hub and
hub race at New Denver on theOucen's
birthday.   The conditions a* submitted
lo rhe Selsoii boys were that the prizes
should be Icfcio* the distance 900 yards;
that 12 men and a captain should con
stitute a ream: that cither ropes or har-
nes*. mighr he used; and that the starter
and judges <��f the race should be selected by a commitr��'e composed of one
from each competing team The conditions were acceptable to rhe Nelson
brigade, and the si-iiatnre of George
\V* Steele was affixed thereto in approval. Nelsons most formidable competitor in the race will be the Kossland
team ^-Tribune.	
Canadian I'nelHe Making Money.
A .qiecial to the Nelson Tribune from
Mpiutrcal states that the traffic receipts
of the Csnndisn Pacific for the month of
March show gross earnings of t-i.lOti.'HW
and working expenses of ll,9H0,fT.'; net
profits S��f28,WO lu March of Isst year
the net profits vere f75o.2M For tho
tirst three months of the year ending
March Mat the figures are: Grass earn
lugs 95,727,0il, working MtpNMllft,*
(181,403. net profits #>��,<M 1,121 ���W the
three months eliding March 81st last
vear there was n net prollr of Sl.iW.WS.
The increase in net profit over the same
Ssriod of last year is therefore:   For
arch 975,662, and from January 1st to
March 81st 9853,602.
Mountain Chief Bond.
Tho company which has secured the
bond on ths Mountain Chief group is Ihe
Manchester Smelting Company, whose
representative in this country is A. R.
Brown, of Kaslo.   This concern makes s
specialty of reducing xinc ores, hence its
purchase of the Lucky Jim mine, near
Bear lake, some time since, snd now
more lately the Mountain Chief.   Both
properties carry a high percentage of
zinc in their ore, which hss acted mors
or less as a deterrent to shipments in the
psst.   In the treatment of the ore, the
company have faith in a profitable business being worked up with the Slocan
camps, many mines and  prospects in
which carry s certain amount of sine.
The success of the English  concern's
venture will plsce the Slocan on a more
profitable basis for the investment of
capital, as in tbe psst American smelters
hsve held the ores of thia camp liable
for penalty because of the sine.   To ae-
cute returns from reduction works for
thia mineral will sdd to tlie net piofitsof
the exports from ths mines, snd less
waste will be incurred on tbe sorting
dumps.   The Chief will commence oper
stions shortly.
Silver Advancing In Prlee.
The advances which have been made
in the price of silver since the first of
April will give the Hall Mines.Limited,
sn appreciable gain on the galena ores
which  it  has  purchased  during tbe
month. Assuming that the ore averaged 60 ounces to tbe ton, which will
probably be below the* mark, the advance in the market quotations for silver will give the Hall Mines a profit of
something over 9180 to the ton. When
s furnace is treating 50 tons of such ore
per day the seemingly smsll advance
soon runs into money. The present
outlook is for an advancing market,
due it is said to the action of the smelter
trust iu keeping the supply of silver
level with the demand ���Tribune.
Miners at Butte bare  organised a
Srospecting club with a capital stock ot
5,000, ana will send men into the mineral fields of central Idaho to prospect
this season.
An angel ia a woman who coaxes her
husband to go off duck-shooting while
shs clesns house.
JOHNV.PE     8, Prop.
and Electric HVJ I AI It
Bells and Light in every room....
Large and well lighted Sample Booms
Hourly Street Car between hotel and
Station.  Pree bos meets aU trains	
Reasonable Rates.
Not l��e*d but Sleeping.
The Toronto Globe says:   "We are
assured the Kettle River railway bill
will not be abandoned, but it seemed
better to leave it over for another session, when Mr. Corbin will have time
to attend to the matter, than go ahead
with it in hia absence. It is expected
the bill will come up next session, and
it is the confideut belief of its promoters
that the f<t*linjr in favor of the measure
will then be stronger even than it is at
Forswear intimacies and you will never
have any quarrels.
When a man asks for something not
on the table it is a sign that he isn't henpecked.
Few men hive sense enough to know
whan a cushion is to be looked at and
when it U to Iw lolled on.
An ideal bnsbaml is one who gives his
wife a cafe luncheon aa soon as straw-
berrv shortcakes bloom in tbe windows.
M. W. DAT. Proprietor.
 MipppiiriUurvr p>f all 1
Syphons, Gingei Ale,
Barsaptrilla, Etc., Etc.
Sandon.B. O.
Patronize home industry
when vou want the best
Summer Tims Card effective June SO, 189*.
Subject to change without notice.
South Hound
Bead down.
North Bonn.!
Read up.
Train Ire Dally. 1.00 pm   Train ar daily K-O am
"   ar     ���'     3.45 pm   Train Iv  "     S.M am
���rBoat Iv 3 3fl am   ���Kaslo���   Boat ar S.30 pm_
*       ���'     4 Sri am    Ain.virr.rth ���'      7SOp���ig
6.45 pm =
6.10 pm'
5.SS pmi
- ���-       s
sT     "    5.00 am    Pilot Bsy
a      **    5.30am      Balfour
"Boat ar ��.*p am, Five Mile ft
,1     ��     7.15 am      Nelson " lv 4.45 pm L
��Train arM.oft am Northport Train lv ISA pm >��
=      "     1130am Rossland        ������   lS.Oftpnnj
���*t      **���      Sio pin   Spokane        "     S-OamJ
Read down. Read up.
Daily train Iv 1.00 pm       Daily train ar 10.50 am
"        ar 3.45 pm ������       lv 8.00 aiu*
4   Boat Iv 5.00 pm MoAT Boat ar 1.00 pm
��*;      "   6.30 pm Ainsworth Boat art 1.40 pm-
S-       '   7.00pm  Pilot Bay       ���'     lloopmS
H " 10.00 pm Kuskonook     "      8.(0 unrJ
" Bt.Oiipm Ooat River     "       S.00ptn_
A        "   1.00 am Boundary      "       5.00 pm*.
*9g   ** ar SOO am Bonner's Fry *   Iv S.oopave
>x Train It 11.40 am     "     Train ar 1.15 pm 5
~      -    ar S.45 pm Spokane     **    Iv 7.50 amx
Commencing' June SO, 1SS8.
On Monday,Thursday and Friday ss Alberts
will leave Kaslo 5 p. m. for Ainsworth, Pilot Bay
and Nelson.   Leaving- Nelson at 8 a. m., Tuesday. Friday and Saturday, calling at Pilot Bay.
Ainsworth and Kaslo, aud all way points.
P. O. Box US. Kaalo. B.C.
Taking effect 1.00 o'clock a. m
Jan. 3,  1899, Pacific or 120tl> Meridian time.
Subject to change without notice
Leave 8 oo
������ IS!
'��� 8 30
'��� �� 45
������ �� 56
" 10 IS
" 10 33
*��� io as
Arr. 10 40
South Fork
Sproule *e
Bear Lake
MoG ultra n
Oudy Junction
Arrfve. 3 55 P.M
a     3 ^ .*
���>      S Sft "
"       t 1C "
"     t oo ������
��� 1 45 ������
'       1 34 ������    .
* 1 SS '���
Leave I 15 "
Leave, 11.00 a.m ��� Sandon ��� Arrive, ll.5s a.m
*���     11.10  " Cady Junction Leave, ll.&p a.m
Arrive, 11-5 ��    - Oody   -        "    11.3* a.m
TrsJBc Mtiar.
For enran raTlroad and steamship ticket* tc
and from all points, apply to
& CAMPBELL,        Agent, Sandon.
f IP
. I
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y.   %
t:   .VI
��� were the days
��� -��. __ cook was **one l
To tha pantry mother trotted
And on tarty treats we lotted
When ahs t$ed._sr.spr��a, si******
Neatly "round her wnpte waist.
At her basis we children M}p*_a.
Hardly our impatience swallowed.
For the feast that never failed oa
When our mother made the paste'.
Oh, merry wa* the honie
When ihe cook waa gone j
Mother's blue eyea nil* danced.
Sn-KacTapa^of.weetthat chanced
To escape *mt*mmatatr.
Hawahe mjieu apptt rolled sptd patted.
P^l-d^nd^-iched ...d deftly A*mmL
^Sk^ou-grtefa r-rei-1 .round her
Watting eaeh for generous share.
What a jolly crowd we were
When the cook was gone I
In the oven dainties baking,
Lady-cook her leisure tr-ung.
Telling stories, laughter ahakl
To her hungry little Sock
Then what peeplnge in the <;~�� ;
(Interludes of ''mJher kmrta" *)
For no grim, gaunt cook waa present
Such performaucea to shock.
Kitchen wm a happy spot
When the cook waa gone I
When the pie was duly "done,"
Then began the least and fuu;
Mauler's laurels easy-wou
From me laughing critics there I
How the morse- Sew anace!
Dimples danced in mother's face.
For the pantry mouse at last,
Not a toothsome crumb to spare.
But sorry was tbe day
When the cook came back!
Mother in the narlor sat,
Pitchen ruled by cook and cat,
antry mouse a growing fat,
Children banished from the place.
Baking days all davs of sorrow.
"Goodies" set by till to-morrow,
Dished eat properly by mother
With a verjr proper face.
Would you have the beat of times t
Send the cook away'.
Quota of Kitchen is the mother,
nne can conk as can no other,
Without frowns and peevish bother.
Coo���Mh she for love's dear sake '.
Peace will reign from A> * to celling,
All dyspepsia's Ills a-heallng,
Forjjhere'.s not a thing "
Whan tbe mother
;<*-* ci-e-cro**
the cake!
-What to Eat
the United States market. This can
easily be done by simply allowing the
pisr lead resulting from the refining; in
bond in the United States of Canadian
bullion, back into Canada, free of the
Canadian duty of 15 per cent. It is
true, the Canadian market is small,
there being bat 8.000 tons of pig lead
consumed annually, but the Slocan
miner of lead ores, and the Canadian
smelter, should have the benefit of their
own small Canadian market rather than
be forced to ship the pig lead to England, back to Canada, and then pav 15
per cent, duty, less 25 per cent, porter-
eutiai, upon his own lead, which actually origin-ted in Canada
'^be. largest use for lead is in connection with tbe manufacture of dry
white lead, red and orange, and litharge. The duties upon the above range
from nothing to five per ceut, and they
are consequently al* imported and
amount to 6.500 tons per year. Ail the
above would and could be manufactured in Eastern Canada were duties made
about as follow^ Dr\ White lead, raised from 5 per cenr, to 20 per cent; white
lead, ground in oil, raised from 45 per
cent, to 80 per ceut.; red lead raised
from 5 per cent, to 20 per cent; litharge, raised from free to 20 per cent.
"The above duties are fair and consistent assuming the 15 per cent duty
to remain on pig lead, as it should, excepting that it should ant be charged
on pig lead corning from Canadian bullion. But with the above charge there
would be a demand for 10,000 tons ot
Canadian pig lead per year the miner
of the Slocan would receive more for
mining their ore, and ore would be
mined and smelted in Canada, which
can not profitably be handled to dav ��� a
refinery would soon follow; white lead
works, red lead and litharge works
would and could be profitably establish-
ed in eastern Canada, and also the lead
smelting problem, so called, would He
solved without bounty, export dntv, or
any of the foolish law's which have been
su/rgested Practically all the British
Columbia lead ores would be smelted
and refined in British Columbia, and
the resulting pi* lead would he sold in
eastern Canada, to be manufactured into
lead pipe, white lead, litharge, etc.,
while the surplus would find a good
market in China and Japan.
"There might be snch strong objee-
���. .> 20 pt 10PP lb . or m {*��� <*��� '<** I
,���C.n.dl.u .-SM- ���"^���Sjfill
ton.   It will be seen, *********���. --
the smelters on this side of the bound
arv line pav the American price, thev
are compelled to charge the mines with
the American duty
While reciprocity in this matter would
be of great assistance to the mine*1 in
this district, a total removal of the duty
on lead in ore and bullion would be of
icomparatively  little use to ua, as the
i artificially hijrh price ol the metal would
81011 fall." and correspond more or less
closely with Out o( thel-ondnn market.
If reciprocity is found to be imposse
hie of attainment, an effort will doubt-
lets be made sooner or later to establish
a ( anadian refinery, and to develop a
market in the Dominion    The mines of
the Slocan alone could, t believe, more
than supply the Canadiatt demand (or
lead, ami attention would have to be
turned to the export market.   The case
ot sil ver is more simple owing to its
small bulk, and market could easily be
found abroad    If tbe agitation lu favor
of a Canadian mint were to ba ���meres*
ful, and  were  to be  followed by the
prohibition of American money as legal
tender, a limited home market would
also be create*!    At  the present time
nearly half the silver (and all the gold��
in circulation in this Province hi United
States currency ���Yours faithfully
O Now, Brows*, A.R8.M.
Kamloops. P��* Office, *<�������; Van.
rouvnr Ilrlll Hall, site -riven free n|
cost, SH.0U0. Victoria new ���*��>��� offi^
etc, including furniture, llu,77.i; Wi|.
I tain Head Quarantine Station, pnurtm
for crew, alterations, implement!,
furniture, instruments, etc . ta <��o
Tbesbipchannel between Viieta? aa4
Montreal is to cost H00.000 more than
last year.
Uesteefc's La**** ��r.��w
(ktrtsr   Km*   AhamAmAmtm*
tion to raising duties on white lead, red
lead, litharge,  etc., that it would be . ...
useless to attempt to bave any change; anything.
but. in  any event,  the Government ����.._..
should place us in a position so that we rauBita-
could furnish the 8,000 tons of pig lead
for which there is an  actual demand,
without shipping it to  England then
paying duty.
In a recent issue of the Toronto Globe
the following interesting letter relating to the lead industry in Canada appeared.
"The Trail smelter under the Canadian Pacific management has invested
close on 9200,00 in improvements in
its copper plant and in building modern lead smelting works. The product
of thia smelter will be lead bullion,
consisting of about 05 per cent, lead,
about 2 per cent silver and gold and
the balance copper and impurities.
This product will be refined in Canada,
but it would be at a considerably greater     The following   letter a
expense Uian the rates charged by tbe ���_���__. immna _��.��,_ �� n
U.Treaneries.   As soon asitispossi- ****** ***** l,he *' C'
ble to successfully smelt, in competition  f ~",~   ~k,J,k  lm ~* mM>
with American smelters, enough lead
ore to produce 50 or more tons per day
of bullion, a refinery will be built, but
to attempt to operate one on the present
low tonnage would only act asa burden
on the lead smelting industry.   Con-.--*���__,��� ,���.-���,-,---
seqnently for the present, bullion pro-1 impression as to the I *ad smelting in
duced in Canada can  be far   more Idustry in British Columbia.
cheaply refined in the United States in     ���   - - -       	
bond, and the resulting lead sold in the
English market.
Winnipeg, April 34.���Tbe Free P
publishes the following Ottawa despsteb,
da le* 1 April 23:   Tbtre Is some missp-
prelteusion in connectian with tbe Kettle
Kiver valley railway- bill.   Tbe report
that the bill has been withdrawn ia in*
correct.   The bill was not   lutrwtuoed
this session, so thai it could not las with*
drawn.   Mr. Ik-stock is aba* made to ap
peer in a report in a Toronto newspaper
as if he was acting aa tbe spmsoe of a
hill, which some railway com j>anie* bave
been able to induce htm to abandon, Tbe
truth ol the whole matter ia that  Mr.
Cor bio. who was promoting the bill last
year, could not come to Ottawa tn ittu*>
this session to look after il. as he ts en
gage.1   in  a lawsuit at Ho^Ur.d, and
therefore haaifoeided to leave the matter
alone until next year.   As for  Mr. 1W
tock, be has not abandoned or withdrawn
In the house of commons l��*�� w*tk
Hewitt Bostock a bnl to compel railway*
to issue passes to members A the i*uat��
and commons came up (or its uxoM
reading, but was killed.   Mr iv>��u��k
-noire briefly In Justification A the hit]
tie said his purpose was t<> dUpel the
idea thai Is so prevalent that Miiwar
companies issue passes to legislaiort is
order lo get something in return   Kajj.
way men bad told him that (��*�����<, wm
issued  merely as continuing' sn >M
practice and not for the put \*>h* 4 ��������
ttuencing  anyone    As   rati wav  ,..,.$
psntes issued pass*** au\ho��\ $h* tail
would inflict no hardship opon ihws,
and in order that member*, ol parlire
ment might legislate Intelligently, it
was desirable that they abouM iravel
JS5r Charles Tupper warml*. attarkd
the bill, and asked whether Mr  rW
lock's purpose was to make �� attad* �������
object  of contempt ami  a   ksagfcbig
stock of the who*** world    U rhsts wm
any excuse for tbe bid it would is* different, but the ratlwava ��{Cana<!�� met*
tn the habit of extending lh#�� putlesv
of passes to alt legislators, with ������:'. re
gardto party, and noon.- r ����    !<M
the acceptance nf passes tn an) waj m-
fiuenced the reeipient*    Tto��rsil��sn
in issuing:pas**e* wr��n* consul  "������ Omt
own interest* in  (riving  meet > *r*> ��*l
imrtiatnettt an npfsSftunilr nl ���������
country and lis pr*�����re��- at.��t sh ��� _ ��� -4
works the railways the<pp�� v,.  ��r��
carrying on
ihfocee4lng, Sir t*|����ri��-���� *��A rhe bill
wa��s*�� iufritsg��*ment on prtvst r rht*.
ami the faive mi?h* *i�� sell '����� roniirS'
e��l by piMpptidbig In*.* riek#t>
cars Ho *����ld Ihe le����^* ha-l <h< i��s��rf
Imt not the right, inaaetlwA'1
any corj��orsrion, or  Nmv rt iM��th.ir
own a*e.         _____
ill mpfsti
appears in a
'Review, of
is of considerable in
A  sfnirie bntnan   hair
four ounres without breat.
London, which!	
Three Forks, B.C., March 27th, im.
Sia,���Your correspondents, Messrs.
Hestley and Company, in a recent Issue
of yonr paper, convey a somewhat false
"There is at present a duty of 15 per
cent, on pig lead from the United
States, and 15 per cent., less a differential of 25 per cent, on pig iron lead
from England. Most of the pig lead
consumed in Canada, therefore, comes
from England, and a Canadian smelter
is forced to sell its lead In England,
and probably exactly the same lead is
shipped back intoCanada. This makes
lea'*-smelting in Canada very difficult,
and no amount of encouragement by
the Government in the fonn of bounties
can remedy this difficulty.
"It is evident that a Canadian smelter or producer should receive the Government's support in the matter of
giving him the benefit of the Canadian
market, whleh is higher than the English market, but not quite so high as
The two smelters now in the market
for lead ores in this Province have no
refinery, nor is there an institution of
the kind in Canada. Thus they are
compelled to dispose ot their unrefined
pig lead either in the United States or
in Europe. While the tariff of the
former country imposes a duty of 1)
cents per lb. on lend in ore, the dutv is
no less than 2ft cents per lb. on lead in
to the States, they are fined | cents per
lb. on the lead they have smelted. This
is enough to counteract the difference
in freight rates
As a matter of fact, one at least of the
two local smelters, is, I believe, dispos
ing of  its unrefined   bullion  In  the
world's market, where ths price of lead
Is considerably  lower than  the gross
[irice in the States. The price of lead
n London on February 2*trh waa ��14
per long ton, while that paid by the
American smelters on  the same date
The Federal e��iimat��s for the next
fiscal  year were presented in Parliament last week.   The tout approprta
tioiison consolidated revenue account
bear out Mr. Tarte's promise of increased expenditure, the increase shown in
the   main  estimates   being   9Qp55,0OO
There is a prospective increase of ftil.-
OHO charges  on  public debt, IUK},(UO
increase in  the Interior Department.
Immigration Branch, and 1170,000 Increase ih Yukon government.
The militia estimates show an increase
of flno.Osi in drill appropriation**, it
being the intention to give 12 days' drill
for the entire force
The defence ot Esquimau under the
new arrangement with the Dominion
Government Is to coat Canada over
Wi.'uro per annum, and Canada will
pay Id,000 for further works at this
The Columbia River improvements
above (.oideit am down for 91,11110; C >
lunibia river Improvements In narrow*
between 1'pper and Lower Arrow lake.
$2ft.<��i��* Columbia Hi ver, removal of
rocks above Revelstoke, l&JDOOt Dun
can river improvement, t.l.oi��, Fraser
river. Improvement of shipchanuel,et�� ,
tr>,��)00: general repairs and Improvements to harbor, river snd bridge work,
���8.O0O: Kootenay river improvement
below Fort Steele. |&,nt��
Nanaimo Harbor, improvement of
south channel, etc. WOjOOOj skeeua
river, tf.OOO; William Head Quarantine Station, additional wharf accommodations and improvement of water
service, |4,000.
Ia now prepared to buy all
Also all classes ot metallnn.^1 P^
ducts. Prompl ���ettlement msde on
day of arrival at the sampl*-
Lowret rates reffardlr.- t��������*..><���"������
The cssretol attention given to tht
largcstoonslgnmenu will be exwi-*
to the smallest shipper. (fcromW***'
tions will receive prompt atwnwm.
I    O. M. RoaeiKiaie, Pttrcha-inir Aff The Paystreak.
At the regular meeting of the city
i-ounoil Monday evening, all rneiri-
bers present tbe following accounts
were recommended for payment:
Snlarice for April 1353.79
Karr* Wilson     88.20
(ieo Lsovatt      4.70
H  Myers & Co    67.00
I'AVSTKEAK      19.00
It CQusette  18.45
Mining Keview.  13.00
Office Kent  30.00
Steam Heat  10.00
Water & Light, April  215.75
Sundries  15.34
Kent of Court I louse  15.00
Communications wore rcsd and
t\ led from Folliott A McMillan re-
yarding the use of the flume for pow-
<i for their machinery.
Ihe report of tire police magistrate
f*pi- the month waa read and acepted
A theatru license was granted to
:.��� -Vritral Music Hall st $30 per
Ihe mayor was authorized to ap
Ispint a committee to report upon the
matter t/aecuring a site* Tor a cerne
u-ry for tin? city.
Bed In|ine�� Up North.
Victoria, May I. New* of an ex
riling encounter between widlrs and
tndisirs on the trail to KInk wan and
U>uicier Creek in Alaska is reported
by the Dun lit*.*. The perry attacked
*tert the Haines trail committee who
li��d raised funds, located ca rote snd
-'.pi-ti-d tno|��n  a  summer  trail  to
ink wan  and   thence,   to    Moulder
��� York. Tire natives toofc exception
|p�� th.- intrusion of the white men and
about 200strong, well armed, started
io drive off the workers who retreated
to the Mission. The United State*
:tutti<>rities were appealed to, with
ilu- ip-miIi that the elder** and several
liiieksare now prisoners at  Haines.
The Nelson ft npler
The stork of driving the piles for
the Nelson Sampling Works was
p inineueeii Wednesday and Ihe
'������hiding la*gun Thursday. Mr. O.
M. I,p��k tulnle, on* buyer t��*i- the com
piny, has all eady seeuivd Miflivieni
��� iv. mostly from the Slocan, to seep
the works going fur a couple A'
month*, so the plain will start up
directly the machinery cart la* put in
Keep Atcau From There.
Advices from Klondike state thai
t'm Dawwm judiciary are imprison-
h H ia*ople lor debt under the ancient
M isten and Servants act. Six or
��kght debtors are imw in jail.
I*'-inner employer And m you are
a newspaper man now, .llnispui?
.limaonYes air ; I'm editor of the
j >b departmeiit.
(���tamer emplocer���Editor of the
j ��h ile|mi*tnient ?"
.liiuspin���Yen, sir. 1 carries in
('������aI and scrub* the flool and washes
<l"wn the wlndpiwa and nil such
edit in' as that, sir.
Mrs Itrowit : I was in the new drug
store today,   It's just lovely,
Mrs. Jones: Yes?
Mix. Brown: Yes, they have six
different shades of pills.
The Standard signal code has been
adopted by the Grand Trunk and
will be applied to the operation of all
(trains opon the system. As an illustration of its workings it may be said
that, in a given case, light engines
can be moved one hundred and ten
miles by two telegraphic orders,
whereas by the system at present
used it takes eighteen telegraphic
orders to accomplish this purpose.
In the case; of meeting or passing
trains there is a double order, to the
conductors and engineers, identical
in terms, making mistakes impossible, besides, precise rules with respect to trains that have the right of
way. It is said by those who have
been giving their attention to the
code for eighteen years thst It Is simplicity itself and can be mastured by
any man who knows enough not to
fall off a train.
Advertise in The PAYSTREAK
Methodist Church :���
Kev. A. M. Satifpird, B. A.. Pastor.
Regular services to-morrow at 11
a. ni and 7:30. p m.
Preshytkhias Church : ���
Divine service will be held in Virginia Hail at 7:30 p. m.     Kev. J. A.
Cleland, Minister.
N����T!CE l* barahy ai**n that 4 R..!i!I*tM
and |p McDonald do nut bold tliem.cp'ves
I mlU for any lili, **o_tra<-t*d by t..Un.,4
HarilHitt. row ��orkiti_ on the Snap |>rou**rty.
J. R��>��.��llsrvl.
D. Mr Dona Id.
Gertiflente of Improvements.
early nrnit mineral claim.
Situate in  th* Sl.M-Mit   Mining   Ptv_Jon   ��t
Wp>*t Kot>t��'ipav 1 M.p rtai     W !*��������*�� located :
On the Ea*t Vork pd t*<ir.p*-*iO"��' Ctv.��*>. ��p<1-
i<<ipippiir tht- Wp.m UtrTL Miner*! Churn pup
the north.
Tjosk N��PTt��'l. *h*t   I.  Jo-^rh  Fn.-l.4ioV
Itiu-bfe, acting a.*a-*vut lorJ.Q, 1' Etiuar. ol
ll...4api-l.ir C. Free Mimr's  Ortifimte  No
7s/*p. intf-uil Pl��day�� ttxmx  tha dnte li��-m.rt����
apply Ml th* Miuint* Raoordav f��>r a IVrtinVat*
���tt Im|>n>vp��up��tiiM lor the above claim.
A*����l fpprt'it>r take notice that action, nipder
ssaSton At. mn.t ha eossmanmsd bgfbw lbs
U-.pnup.-r or Mich OrtincaU. ��'. ���npfOVs���tanaa
Hwtv I this lith dny or June,  IS 1
** m a* r~- a t ~  ~��� a ITl t ~ ���
Plain sewinG
I ___-_--J
A. F. & A. M.
Regular Communication of ALT A
LODGE, U. 0., held first Thursday
In each Month, in Masonic Hall,
Sandon, at 8 p. m. Sojourning breth-
ern cordially invlred.
W. 11. Lilly,
Barrister. Solicitor,
Notary Pnbllo, Etc.
Sleighs, .Cutters, Teams and
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Notary Public.
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Miners and Prospectors.
Will b�� at the Hotel Balmoral
once a month.
A. Milloy, L. D. S.
MAY 24th, 1899.
3 ..700 IN PRIZES $1,700
Abridged Programme
Free For All
Pony Usee
1st Prize
2nd Prize
1st Prize
2nd Prize
1st Prize
2nd Prize
75 00
sa 00
$500    IN PRIZES    $500
Gold Modal
Best All Round Athlete
If yon want to save your
money leave your order
Atlantic Steamship  Tickets
to and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply
for sailing dates, rates, tickets and
fall information to any C. P. Ry
agent, or
C. P. R. Agent, Sandon.
WM. ST1TT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,     w
Match Game ef Base Ball
Rose Reel Race
For Further Particulars Apply To
tt. 0. MATUESON, Secretary
Silverton, B. C.
Canadian Pac'fic Railway
Soo-Pacific Line.
The Past aad Saperior Service Roato
To Eastern &
European Points,
To   Pacific    Coast,   Alaska,
China,   Japan   and   Australian
Baggage Cheeked to Destination
and Through Tickets Issued.
Tourist Cars
Pass Revelstoke:
Daily to St. Paul.
Tuesday and Saturday for Toronto.
Thursday for Montreal and Boston.
Daily to Points reached via Nakusp.
Daily excepting Sunday to Points, reach
ed via Rosebery and Slocan City.
Dally Train.
7:45 k
Ive. SANDON ar.
Three Forks
Denver Siding
16:55 k
New Denver
Slocan City
Ascertain RATES ana loll information by
addressing nearest local scent, ov
Agent, Sandon.
E. J. OOYLE.         W. F ANDERSON,
Diat. Pass. Agt.,              Ttmt. Paaa. Agt
Vancouver,                    Nelson.
Be sure  that yonr ticket reads via tht
;<   ;i
h   .
H f
. p;
��� |
m The paystreak.
Poupore A McVeigh who have been
wintering their stock here moved
their entire outfit to Nelson on Saturday last preparitory to starting
work on their new contract.
Mrs Fauquier returned from Toronto last week where she has been
spending the winter with triends.
After a severe attack of LaGrippe
W. I. McKay His returned to his old
position on the N. and S. Railway.
Miss Hewitt who hss heen visiting
her sister Mrs Muirhead returned to
the coast last Sunday.
The bicycle club intend building
tbeir track trom Abriels Hall to No 1
bridge on the C. P. R.
McNeil and Clemens new steam
Yatch will be completed about the
The Nakusp Hotel has been leased
by Mrs Snowman and with the im
provements    now    in   progression
should be one of the best Hotels in
the west.
Strike on the Madison.
Hamilton  Watches
'Are the lt*st lor Hani Service, heing
the favorite Railroad Watch of North
America, largely taklnn the place of
other watches where a<*ct.rat�� time is
required. The .lew����l* in the** W��tchea
are Jewels, not imitation, and set in
Gold. The H.nlnpr Grnde* have Sapphire Pallet-. Everything that goe��t��
make the finest Timekeeper is to he
found in th*>-*> Wan-he..
Seventeen Jewel Grade* from ��� SO to
AW. Twenty-one Jewel.�� from 40 to Ao.
Call and see them.
I aUo handle the famou* Hanipdcu
Watch. 1 -.tan- <�����!����� tact* and ran
hack up every assertion made.
Fine Seasonabjejirorcrjles
Table Novelties.
W. W. Warner made a big strike
on the Argenta claim of the Madison
group on Thursday. In the No 3
tunnel, which has been driven 50
feet on the ledge a body ot ore wss
struck showing a clean streak of 10
inches of grey copper and clean galena and 18 inches of highly mineralized quartz. This is at a depth ef
80 feet and immediately below the
ore showing in the No 2 tunnel.
Assays show 12. <��5 gold I'O per cent
'lead and 420 ounces silver, giving an
aggregate value of *313 to the ton.
Work will be started on Monday
on No 4 tunnel.
Brickson and McLaughlin,* who
have been working most or the winter on the Enterprise group at Bear
Lake, struck 10 inches of grey cop
per in the crosscut this week. Rppbt.
Macdonald is iiIso s partner in the
Tenderfoot: What has that man
been doing ?   Stealing horses ?
Native: Naw; we're too civilized
to lynch a man tor stealing horses
nowadays. That feller thiuks he
can sing conn sonprs.
From Sandon.
Over the K A 8. for the week end-
ing May 5th.
Payne 170 tons.
Last Chance 80
From Whitewater.
For the week ending May 4
From McQulgan.
For the month of April.
97 bins.
An Established Millinery business
in Sandon, furnishings and fittings
complete. Tbe only millinery business in the city. Best of reasons for
wishing to sell.
Apply to
Miss Wilson.
P. O. Bo_ 117.
Unequalled (or Variety and Purity.
Hotels. Mines ami F����ll������ will And it to their at
vantage to see the��e new goods in all lines before
purchasing elsewhere. Mall Orders wilt receive w
usual our prompt attention and forwarded a *. desired.
Sandon, B.C.
Has rhe Finest
tn tne S'ocan
Everything  New, Com pie it and
Up'tO'datc.      The   Comlori   snd
Convenience oi Patrons will receive
the most Careful  attention    Car* *"
and see us at the New Stand. U
Two Door* Ahova  tha Fort  (HrW.      0
The output of the SLOCAN
in '98 was nearly $3,000,000.
Ninety per cent of this
wealth was handled with
ter recommendation could be had.
H. BYERS & Co.
Wc have just received a   fad car ol CANTON
STEEL, all  sixes, for  hand  titd  power  drills
.   J. R. & D. CAMERON,  *
mm* mA mm.
Kootenay Tailors.
Carry ihe finest line of Canadian nnd Im
ported  eioths to be found In Krantrnsv
Inspect the tatrfti sdditlons to oar  autk
ot Mpring suitings.   1'r.rtect  Ketl-fisciion
Gttnranteed. ,
^1 000000000000000000000000000000
In the New Store You Will Find
Onsof tbe  Largest Slocks ���fOrsgiiathf Sloesa
DRUGGIST SUH0RIES. Perfumes Soap*, all Toilet Usqumiw-
Try Donaldson's Rheumatic Cars. It Stver tails to Cu"
PerKfiptioas i Specialty. We use oaly the but Medicine, tha!
csn be Obtained.
Jas. Williamson
H��s<t<iuart��r�� for Ulnars.
Wall stockad bar tn connotation
First class accommodation*
day or waak.
Boanl l.y.th*
Soils th* Baat    and
hi ih* Gams
���Naff SaM.


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