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The Paystreak Aug 27, 1898

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 '/V^TV^CA*^^ iL^^\A^9^y
HAPrei.ll.G3 IN BRIEF.
\. S. Farwell is in town.
Harry Mack lias gone
Mrs. A. H. Stirrett and children
returned Thursday from Nelson
where they have been making a two
to Cascade, ""*���' *���*�����
i ity,
S. J.
i tlav
The Great Celebration.
Ruth is now shipping two ears
The Pavtie has shipped 1,3*) ton*
(his month.
8. A. Mighton Is spending  a few
���lays in Nelson.
Dan Mcleod is saving lives for 1*2J
cents at The Sandon.
B. R Atherton   went to the Hal
von Springs Thursday.
W. If. Tltoailinaon of New Denver
was in town yesterday.
Rev. Mr. Cleland will   preach   iu
New Denver tomorrow.
Mrs. (franf and Miss Keowne have
gone to Nelson to reside.
R. K.  Brown and  party  arrived
Mighton,   of Nelson,   in in �����*"���" Banff over the C. P. R\ on Tuesday evening and took a special over
the K. A & for Whitewater.
The Sandon Water A Light Co-
imported a carload of scwar pipe this
week to lie used in improving the
sanitary condition ol the city.
Wm. ThumliiiKon has sold hia
house and lot adjoining the Bank of
Montreal in New Denver to J. C.
Harris, the well-known rancher.
II. B. Alexander's con lition is
steadily improving and he is now on
a fair way to recovery, although it
will be sometime before he can leave
tbe Itospital.
The corporation has a considerable
force at work on street improvement.
By Uie lime tabor Dav comes around
Reco avenue will lie a model
Two carloads of machinery, the
, , ,     .       first installment for the Whitewater
Harvey CVeetcii bat rfemil a liar   eonewlrator. arrived in Nakusp yes
her shop inHcotts old stand. %afoym   Tln-re will be lOcartoadsin
Miss Cecilia Shearer, an employe the consignment
A. J. McMillan of Rossland.  ac*
in corotMiiied by Geo. S. Waterlow and
D. R
Young  was in town
He had bis bellows.
->f tee Reeo hotel is seriously ill.
The Queen Bees miners will be
their new buildings in a few days. .
Two carloads of lumber for the
i'. P. R* depot arrived yesterday.
The New Denver lodge K.nfP.
hold their annual ball on Sept. 1st.
J. G, Main is travelling among
ilw* tendcrfiftt He is now in Nina
Hattie McCrae returned on Wed
Dr. Maretto Johnston, mining men,
of leaden. Eng . were in town this
week Io king over tbe situation.
8npr. Beasiey has given notice that
all buildings on the u. P. R. ground
adjacent to the new depot site must
be removed within *)days. Several
buildings on Reco avenue close to
the Reco hotel will lisve to be moved.
(hi Tuesday afternoon Mrs, Dwyer
#        . ....    heW a tarewell reception at her resi-
uesaa?from,atnree months visit to denee on Sunnvskle for Miss Dovell.
of Wslia  Walla.   Wash,  who has
Idinonton, Alberta
loltnny Millard returned from
Brooklyn on Wednesday He has
Hosed np business there.
A chunk of  Boaan ore  weighing
w���-�� pound* is being shipis*d to I/ai
���Im by W.H. Sandifjird.
Tbe Wonderful sent down eight
toiis this week. The ore was gotten
trow ground sluicing.
Mrs. C. M. Wilson and Mrs. Frame
will go to Spokane next week where
they Intend to spend tlie winter,
W. J. Kraser will open a saloon in
the premises recently occupied by
(he West Kootenay Butcher Co.
���I  Hicbntond Dean lias secured the
kenetiscope privileges for the Wil
kinain-Wlilteflgliton Ubor Day,
Mrs. T. B. Folliott returneil Thurs
day Ironi a three months visit with
Mends In Kdmonton and Winnipeg.
Miss Jones, of Wiiinlpug, who has
been visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
r allows, left tor her homo Wednes.
been visiting then* for the past two
montlts. Miss Doveil left Thursday
for her home. Mrs. Dovell, also of
Walla Walla, is visiting Mrs. Dwyer,
her daughter.
Bert Baker, who has Isvn supplying funnyisms at the variety theatre
for some time back, took his departure Suml.iv la*4 for Seattle to take
charge of the Owl Theatre, a similar
institution in that city. Baker has
ahilitie* as a comedian which should
give him a better place in bis pro*
, fession.
Ira W. Black was in town this
week from Republic. He reports
business in a prosperous condition
there and the camp developing fav-
orablv. Ira recently made a trip
through the Boundary country and
was favorably impressed with Cascade Chv arid the Christina take
section.' He may open a hotel at
Cascade City.
The Oosgrove company will en
tertain Sandon people on the 13th
and 14th of Sept,  the proceeds to
the Sandon
Tklk w.^, . n ,       ,, , go Into the treasury ol
The Hotel Balmoral is having ��<Hne��(L     Um,    The Cosgrove  people
ntcrlor repairs. A new floor ll KlJeilaWyea"��� the road
'wing put down In the bar and altting |n Canm|A and their reputation is of
rnonw- the lieat.   While thev do not indulge
���John F. Mcintosh, customs collect- in any agonising musical classics
'��!��� at Kaslo, was it) town a couple of their entertainment is high class and
(l��ys this week on departmental thoroughly musical. It Is worm
'���uslnoss. hearing and is in a good cause.
With the exception of the matter of
transportation, which will be settled
today or Monday, all arrangements
tor the Great celebration on tabor
Day are about complete, and there
is every indication that it will be by
tar the greatest celebration ever held
in Sandon.
The programme has been all fixed
up and presents a handsome array of
prizes. The drilling contests, hose
reel races and horse race will, of
course, be the most important feat-
uies. The first prize for the drilling
contest will be $150, second prize
ISO. A new feature in the way ot a
single-handed drilling contest' will
also be introduced. The first prize
in this is a 150 suit of clothes, tbe
choice of his stock, given by D. C.
McKenzie, representing AH. Loug-
heed of Toronto. The second prize
is a $12 psir of pants, given bv E. J.
Robie tbe well-known New Denver
tailor. This is the first time a single
handed drilling contest has teen
held in Kootenay, and as almost all
work iu the Slocan mines is done in
this way it should find favor with
the miners of the district
In the hose reel race the main
prise will be $103, w th smaller
prizes for coupling races. It is not
definitely known yet how many
teams will enter for this competition.
Kaalo will certainly be here, but the
Nelson people are as yet undecided.
First snd second prizes of $75 and
$25 are offered  for the horse race,
open to all  Slocan  horses, which of
course means anything except ito
ported running stock.
Besides these prizes the running,
jumping, pole vaulting, prospectors'
race, mule slow race, etc, etc., go to
make a long list of prizes that will
total a handsome sum.
In the evening the prize tight between White the Wisconsin butch
erboy and Percy Wilkinson will
come off in the rink. Both men an
in good training and it promises feu
be a hot number White has a rec
ord and is well known in many
parts ot the United States. It is significant that those who know Wil
kinson have greatest faith in his
In Spencer's snd Virginia hall the
lovers ofthe light fantastic can trip
it to their hearts content to thi
strains of the best music that tin
country can supply.
The New Denver Brass Band will
be in attendance to supply the music
of the day. Special trains with re
duccd rates wil be run over the K.
A S, and the C. P. R. Nothing will
be left undone to make the day as
enjoyable aa possible.
From advices received from out
side points there Is no doubt that the
celebration will be highly successful
and a great days sport may be look
ed forward to.
the mine-owners and citizens of San
don will be called on to furnish the
other half. Last week J. D. Gieger-
ich took hold of tbe proposition and
is getting it down to a business basis.
Some substantial subscriptions have
been promised from mine owners in
the Idaho basin, and H. Giegerich,
H. Byers A Co., Geo. Hughes and
others have put handsome figures
opposite their signatures. It is probable that work will be commenced
in a week or ten days.
This is a road that should be built
and "Shady" is doing a public service in taking the active part he does
in the matter. The business people
of Sandon will be acting in their own
best interests to "dig np" aa liberally
as possible for the undertaking.
The shipments of
1st, 1898 to date.
From Sandon.
Slocan Star,
Last Chance,
Wonderful Bird
ore  from July
Prom Concentrator Siding
Idaho Mines, 283
Queen Bess, :        39
Total,       : 4,6304 tons
Shipments over tlie K. A S. for tbe
week ending August 25: Pavne
100, Ruth 200, Last Chance 60.
Q** the C.  P.   R. for (he third
week in August;   Payne, 240 tons.
Tout 550
Ore Samples for the World's Fair.
B. C. Kiblet has made a collection
tor tlie C. P. R. of beautiful samples
A ore from sil the leading properties
)(the Slocan. The specimens, which
weighed over 1,000 pounds, were
shipped to tbe head olfie of Ihe company in Montreal. From there they
will be taken to London to be displayed in the C P. R. offices and
later will be exhibited at the World's
Fair in Paris.
The Queen Beas Road.
In spite of many delays and draw
hacks it is probable that the Queen
Bess road will be built after all. As
before stated, the cost of building
this road will be between $7,000 and
$8,000. The provincial government |
offers to put up halt the money and mett, Griffith and Webb.
Presbyterian church���Regular services in Virginia hall morning and
evening at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p. m.
Rev. Mr. Sharp, of New Denven will
preach at both service.
Methodist Chnrcn���Regular services to-morrow at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. Rev A. M. Sanford, A. B'
Subject for the morning sermon:
"Fear and Failure ;** of the evening
' 'Predestination and Free-will.* At
the evening service special music
will be rendered as follows:
Anthem-"Consider the   Lillies,"
by the choir; duett by   Mrs. White
and Mr. Cook, solos by Messrs. Cook
and Webb.
Quartette by Messrs. Cook, Grim-
;s -
East)  Marks.
������There is a sucker born every
minute "is one of the oldest adages
extant. It is undoubtedly true, except that the number of suckers is
underestimated, or else a greater
percentage of suckers must have
emigrated to this district than are to
be found elsewhere. Though the
8irface indications may not show
this characteristic of Sandon's popu
lation, a very short acquaintance
with the people of this burg will convince anyone that such is the case.
A pt-ddlar dealing in fake jcwelery
or shoddy goods will always catch
his marks. The bankrupt stoek-
auetioii-sale man never fails to do
business. Any kind of a cheap show-
that will chsrge high enough prices
at the door will get a crowded house.
A patent medicine man, phrenologist hypnotist, fortune teller, or any
other 'dealer in moss-grown fakes
has only to hang out a sign and tie
town is his. The soap artist, shell
game man or the three card shark
should make a harvest. There art-
plenty of us to work on.
But Sandon people fairly out-do
themselves in dealing with the
Comique. Of all the played-out,
worn-out . hackneyed, thread bare,
stereotyped games in the world the
Comique is the Isst of all that one
would suspect a man of intelligence
ot ever throwing his money against.
Yet this institution does business in
the city of Sandon every night in
the week with men who are suppose J
to possess common sense and who
would be adjudged sane in any court
in the land.
It seems almost incredihle that a
crowd of ancient females without a
vestiage of education, refinement
talent or accomplishment can come
to this city from Palouse, Puyallup,
Snohomish or some other hay-Rube
district and work the Sandnuitcs to
the extent that they do.
Any old damsel who blows in here
fi-ora "Spokane or anywhere else,
generally without half enough
clothes to flag a bread wagon, a
purse that look- as if an elephant
had tramped on it, and a general
appearance that would stop the
wster in the Carpenter cieek flume,
has only to pose as an "actress" and
she will find herselt on the crest of
prosperity's wave.
But it was ever thus, and will
probably be so to the end of time.
Even Solomon, tlie wise man of
ancient times is said to have kept a
thousand or more of these people on
tbe string. Marc Antony slutted off
an empire for one of this species.
Great Caesar had dancing maidens
continually iu attendance and it the
truth were known it is probable that
they had hard luck stories and
abnormal thirsts even for those dsvs
of cheap booze. The natives ot Slocan who blow their good money
against this game are no better and
no worse thsn those who came before or they who will follow after.
It they cannot learn better how jto
take care of their filthy lucre then
the strong arm of the law should
reach out and remove their stumbling
er. There arc men around this town
who could cat him up. We ourselves sit in a poker game every
night at Red Mike's ���*���- ***- -���-*���-
where the ante
corresponds to a week of the Gold
Commissioner's salary. We chew
tobacco that costs $5 a plug, and
have other manly habits that Faw-
cett turns up his nose at
Now, we have no kick coming at
Fawcett's rake-off, whatever that
may be. We believe in letting even-
man play his own game, and truth
compels us ro state that in this Godforsaken climate we have to play the
game mighty quick or it is called on
account of darkness. We apeak feel*
ingly of Arctic darkness, because we
know what it is to get out The Nog-
get when tlie coal oil freezes. Indeed, the weather may be deemed
rigorous when tbe boiler has to be
blanketed to keep it warm.
However, this is aside from the
subject. We wish to draw the attention of the Dominion Government
to the Gold Commissioner. Fawcett
is objectionable. He is not en rap*
port with the robust spirit of this
community. He has too much regard for law ind order���a thing nn
known in a United States mining
camp. He doesn't drink whiskey at
Red Mike's���fusil oil, we call it-he
doesn't go in for the ironclad soubr-
etts of the dance halls; he doesn't
draw his gun without provocation;
he doesn't shake dice, play faro, shoot
crsps ; in short, Fawcett'has none of
the verile qualities that are needed
in this progressive city.
He is not sociable, and more than
that his personal habits are offensive
to many of us. Most of our citizens
consider it healthy to change underclothes and take a hath once a year,
whether we need it or not. We our-
self have had one hath and two
shaves since the summer of IKI The
rules of hygiene, as taught in the
schools of the effete east don't apply
when the thermometer drops to 70
below. Most of our prominent citizens, we repeat, think that Fawcett
is altogether too scrupulous shout his
underclothes snd his solutions. He
has a beastly hsbit ol "tubbing"
every morning, he shaves three times
a week, wears a boiled shirt when
the weather permits, and has been
known to born $4U5 worth of cord-
wood to heat water for a hot bath.
Thia is too much. Fawcett is a stand
ing affront to those hardy virtues
which have made Dawson the Queen
City of tlie North. We ask the Dominion govemment to remove Faw
celt for lib Sybaritic effeminacy.
Geee Him tne Whole Work*.
SEPT. 5th, 18*18.
SEPT. oth, 18��8.
$1,500 in prize**.
Horse Races
Hose Reel
��1,500 in prizes.
Drilling Contests
Caledonian Sports
Running,   Jumping,    Putting   the  Shot,
Greasy Pole, Nooelty Races, etc, etc.
Between Sy White the Wisconsin Butcher
Boy, and Percy Wilkinson the Montana Kid, for #250.(*> a side.
Grand Ball in the Eoening
Brass Band.
There  will  be  a  hot time  in  the SILVER CITY on
Fire Patecett
(Editorial From the Dawson Niiggst.)
We have just thawed out our ink
with the idea of splashing some, of it
on Mr. Fawcett, the Gold Commissioner.
We may state at the outset that
Mr. Fawcett is not the whole Klondike because he is Gold Commission-
Newfoundland has jnst concluded
s contract which, if possible, belt*
Clifford Sifton'a remarkable Yukon
deal. By this contract all New
fonndland's mineral resources, with
the exception of the mines already
worked, which include only the Tilt
Cove copper mines and a few deposits
ot Iron and chrome ore, are put
under the control of one man. This
man, Mr. Reid, la a contractor who
has just completed a railroad intended to open up and develop the island,
and the colony being unable to pay
him otherwise, has mortgaged its
minerals to him for a period of years,
giving him the right to prospect,
to develop and work mineral deposits
to the exclusion of other coiners. The
interior of Newfoundland ia almost
unknown, but the new railroad
gives access to a considerable part of
it, and opportunities for further exploration.
stations on the N.
on the K & 8 R\
RATOUrom all Slocan and Uke IWnisand
& S. R. R��� also from Kaslo snd from all point*
.   See handbills for further Information.
J. D. Giegerich
A. C. McArthur
H. II. Pitta
Bruce White ���
A. C. Crawford
Jno. Lowes
Jas. Williamson
J. 8. Gusty
Dr. G. P. Toting
Jno. Moore
Robt. Cunning
G. D. McMartin
Wm. BennetlJ^^^^^^^
Jno. Switzer, F. C. Sewell.
Chairman. Secretary.
Tlios. Brown,       Treasurer. THE PAY8TBKAK, SANDON, B.C., AUGUST 27, 1898.
1* 0. Weaver, of Three Forks, is boikl-
ing an hotel in Cascade City.
Seil (iething baa taken on his resident lor the summer in New IKm ver.
n���. msrriage of Mtas Williamson to
I,. K. Holtt, of Silvsrton, hi announced
from Sjaikeiie.
Sstn Brown Is prospecting along tlie
I.isr.l river, snd intends to camp in tbe
north for s year.
on the Cslifornia Uie development
,u,k goes sleedlly on. lire is slintidn.nl
a.it.1 il��e property is looking well.
(hstley Greenlee returned from
(assisr last Friday. It la hia intention
to spend the w inter in llssrson City.
T��n men started workman Uie Neghvt
���| thin week,   A good tettge of state i i
lime, currying red pyrites if being work
1.1 lit upon.
The ore bodv on tbe Boson baa widen-
r.i to four wet and still grows with
depth. Night snd day shifts are now
Is'ing worked.
The following shipments since the 1st
of July nave been made from the con
centntor: Idaho Mines, 3SS ton.; Cam*
hctlsnd, H tons; Alamo.300 ton*.
The lone of men on the Motile Hughe*
hits l��em reduced to six, fa-nding (he
u s nine of tbe company's isqtwst for an
em-usam oi lime to make payment.
\ trail ha* hwt��n cat to the rkltpae.
Ward and (Vtrs*y*s proisBrty shore the
Cdlfo nia, Where Ihe JatGOVto* of eight
inches of galena was m i !��* s��>tn��- days
Work w��e completed on Uie Three
lorks Raid Saturday. Tliis ua* beeu
iui lv 41) eXeclleut* highnay with Uie
espendiiamnl tbe Oowrnnient appro
] ���    li!.���� Ml  f.i.Ull.
I' ���.' mini thst F CI, Fauquier, of
Xakuap. hx�� lasen appuintrd a (mid Com-
mtssioner aith he*<l*|��ii t.-rs at Kaalo.
Tlie t,v,in! office will likely be moved
I ���mi Nakutp to Burton l a..and already
'������������<��� are IT applicants for the poaitiou of
n> onlar,
ItOl ��|��AKV   tar.RH   COfN-TKV.
Some nice free milting; quarts is i*s>
C��rted  to  have  beam  found  on   the
veiling Star and Sefby  claims,  iu
i amp Mckiuney No, 2.
A force of men ha* been put to work
<>ii the (rrollenoro in Summit ramp,
which Itoas Thotu|>son and ot bur Itosa
land (kartiea have under bond.
ulm faaowJeaOajflsasiiial partners,
whoowntba Kin pi re claim, just Serosa
the river from < J rand Korks.areinnkiu^
|��r��>|iarations to work  on it all the Com
ing winter.
Work instill going on In the tunnel
"ii tbe lionet a snd fair progress Isbsjina
mads although Ihe rock i��* very hard
I' la not thought that the lead will Im
tapped for some time yet
A rumor Is going the round* at (Ireon
* ������ h| t.. the effect that W. L Hogg, of
Montreal, has taken a bond for HO,**"
nu the Big Copper, in Peadwnnd camp.
'r��'in the owners. J. Moian and Austiti
V II Harrison and K. I Rarnard
were down from the II ('. mine In Sum
'nit i-amponTliursdav and rc|��ort excel'
"nil iirograas being made iu the work
going on there and a fine showing ot
ore on the property.
I Ha the Jennie May. near the mouth of
bfnwn'a creek, the Shannon boys snd
Jonny I jtyeau are now down N) feet on
��i'i' lead and have some excellent rock
"' "Ight: The entire shaft is In ore,
H,,m�� of which shows free gold and most
'��f which ia shove the sverage.
H. K. Brown Is burning Htm bushels of
'���'���iro.nl and will mart work again in
Ihs Volcanic tunnel In a very short
(l|m�� He feels confident that it will
����l.v take s fr��w more feet of work to
tap the lead at a depth
of over 1,000
...HMnr'? A,,i", hf **$* * ff��od strike
on his claim the Iron II ,r��e m WebW
on camp, adjoining the lUttlsr, owned
by YanNess. The Hud was made in
lather a peculiar manner, the assessment work having been completed on
thei property without making much of
a sliowfna. As Allis w���� coming off the
claim with his tools he stopped to rest
and while resting discovered the lead
which is very similar to that on the
Hauler, betas; fret- milling ore on the
-urface with a peacock cooper ore underneath.
Work is twins; continued on Sunset
Tbe shaft on the Green Mountain is
down 40 feet
The Evening Star should sink a shaft
instead of prospecting with tunnels.
A chute of ore sssaving $23 on an
average has been struck'in the tunnel of
No. I.
Until tbe new plant is put in no extensive work will be done on Uie Monte
Tlie shaft on the Kvening is down 40
feet, ami drifting for Uie ledge has com
Tlie *liaft on the Abs Lincoln is to lie
sunk 200 feet before croascutting to Up
tbe ledge.
Work hat* been resumed on the Keystone. Tlie ore a��says from a trace to
112 a ton.
Th�� abaft ON tlie White Bear is down
0��Wf ISO feet. Work has been suspended
until the timoering is finished
Nine cars of ore broke loose at U��e War
Kagte on Monday, dumped the ore in
tbe ditch and smashed Uie cars.
A ������out seven feet of copper ore bss
Irrti struck in the Mascot Tbe find is
���aid to average in value till to tbe tou.
A chute of ore 27 feet wide assaying
(nun $8 to f U a Ion has been struck in
the No. 4 tunnel on the Columbia-Kootenay.
I Development work underground at tbe
War Kagte has beeu almost suspended
awaiting the 'completion of tbe hoisting
work .
The ore shipments from Rossland last
week were: War Ragle, 1,100; Centre
Star, HO; Iron Mask, f35. Tbe total
shipments since Januarv 1st amount to
,V>.:bi tons.
A fa>hOfSS power laiiler and hoist it*
(wing put in at the Commander. The
shaft is to l�� deepened and work resumed in the drifts.
Tbe shaft on the la Hoi is down 735
feet snd will lie sunk to the NOO-foot
leva), AUiut ISO men are at work. The
winse Utitessa the��0i��snd 700-foot levels
has been c����mpleted.
There is S0JBM talk of the Red Mountain Tumuli Co. coustrii'ing a drainage
tunnel five milles in length from the
Oolumlas river io Rod mountain. The
tunnel would cost manv millions ami ��"
an enterpiiae that need'not bs looked for
before ten years of time have |iassed
Nti.muoned  to  Appear,   lase lleanl ami
Judgment U*mlerr��l In Less Than
an  Hour.
It's surprising how easy it is to make
a man "dig up" by law. It took Judge
W. If. billy hJat **3 minutes to find judgments against L F. Holts and A. B,
Williamiam for A. J. OrOffl last Thursday
morning. At 7:30 they were served with
notices U) snftOsr bslors the court at 8,
��ndatS:Jft a check WM given for the
amount of judgment snd costs, with W
deposit added for appeal, and at.�� eoloet
pmyment was frteppwd on ssid f*ectt,
Mr. Cross isSilverton's townsitesgent.
He also held a three months option on
the Fidelity, which expired some weeks
ago. When Williamson and Holtt sold
their interest in the Fidelity and the
money was paid over, Cross claimed
about llftO for past services in connection with the mine. This claim wa* for
work performed prior to the giving of
option to Cross, and in the agreement of
option he relinquished all claims whatsoever airainst tbe property, be agreeing
to take all compensation (if any) from
Uie sale of the Ftdelty by him, but he
was not able to bring a sale about during
the life of his option, and so laid claim
for the amount previously owed him.
He based his claim on his assertion that
Williamson and Holtt bad broken the
agreement, which they tacitly denied.
They produced the agreeunyit in court
relinquishing them from all indebtedness. Frank L. Byron testified in sup-
pert of Cross* claim and judgment waa
rendered accordingly. An appeal was
taken and payment of judgement held in
abeyance.-���The Ledge.
For years Kootenay has   been a'
paradise tor women of commercial
virtue.   They have been allowed to
exist with very little attention from
the law, and are very prominent in
many camps, notably "in Nelson.    In
that city they ply their trade oi. the
priucipnl street, and deal out liquor
at double  rates  without  paying; a
license.   It is about the same all over
Kootenay.   The \m\ ies of the crimson
curtain seem tu be a highly privileged class in this glorious mineral
country, except in Brooklyn. In that
camp the other day  a  man  from
thicago drifted into' Lizzie Olcsons
luaison de joie and woke up in ihe
morning shy about $80.     As a result
Lizzie and the versatile Sadie Woods
obtained  an  introduction to   Major
Cooper's court, from  which thev quit
loser.   Lizzie had to dig up $305.  Of
this amount $200 was  for  a liquor
license, and $5J for selling liquor
without a license.     Sadie put up $20
and costs tor being an inmate.
It seems strange that a court would
One a woman $200 for a liquor license
when according to law no licenses
can be granted to houses of prostitution. Liw is a strange thing in 13
C and this is one of the latest phases.
���The Ledge.
The   War   and   Silver   Mining.
The ultimate effect of the Spanish-
American war on the industry of silver
mining will be extreme. It will lead up
to the free coinage of silver or the discarding of silver as a money metal by
the nations of the world, except in its
restricted sense ss a snbsidisry coin.
There will be no half-way business alnrnt
it. It is not impossible that the new era
.if expansion u|hui which our country
is undoubtedly entering may lead to a
commercial activity and growth that
will mske the larger use of silver imperative and result in free coinage. If it Iw
true that the volume of (business is
measure of safety in the matter of bimetallism then a commerce infinitely
larger than we now enjoy may convince
all of the utility of the joint use of gold
and silver at the established ratio.
On the other hand, if it becomes possible to conduct the business of the nation
through exchanges based on gold values
relatively smaller than now, without
distress and with safety to business interests, then silver will be relegated to
the back ground and its value fall proportionately. Used in the arts alone it
will be mined only as a by-product.
This is a crisis in the. silver mining industry. A short time may determine a
line of action that will elevate Uie white
metal to Uie standing it is entitled to
hold in the financial exchanges of the
world, or debase it beyond the immediate hope of reclamation.���Butte Western
Mining World.
Say, Jonathan, tlie lion's whelp-
No**, Isti'i *e th�� Ud t
'la gun* and loyal tigHtlng sons
Are uk'tore ol their dad.
Wade In, me l**y. your folks are 'are
To stand bc*uid your bark;
Clt-an off tli�� blootnuY decks, yon know
And call for what you lack.
Och.GotimHImmel!   Vottahdot
Der Yntipees 1* a|*atdt ?
Py efery dhtir and efery sign
He ulo der S >aniah oudt
Dot \ anjree b-��y. inetu gracious, sat
A cuwlie vas nil* guns I
Der boats go nix IIlie veliierworat,
Und Herr Sagasta runs.
Ze Yankee a >ldrire, oh, monsieur,
He lick ze Irfty ?fuahi,
And g.iy Pareo. in Mister most use.
She rMcollet-t ze Maine,
For ve haf b ���ud*. ze naughty fears,
Zat S|ttin *11 genteel France;
So nviiiM'.-ur sees, wlz ease, ah, yea,
Ze patches on ze pants.
Yust make em rump, you bat yore boots;
Aye lake vay Yankees Ste.
For it.suii g.�� ueUltiyoH,*, aye tank,
An dat es out of sight.
Das uiiorty foot race rat re haf.
Lak Spanish von tern said:
"���ihe'd ran oi' Sammy for bes life,"
But StuiiiV all tern ahead.
De S.Mina gotta llcka vella bad:
De utSiiku nevva petta seuta mon.
I toika Yauka II mhLi nghta Spain
Willi awful baiU loitan range gun.
���S[i..lri broke���a'ln'ta goUeoiu m.m.
N a a nick S;iaiua g ��tta on hand���
Bu s > uoer vena var alia g>>ne
Cant i ev.-u start ta sella d�� Im an.
O > in, Sammy, bit.* the blazes
Out >f tiii.ii iuf urual sea ni; is!
Yi��u'r- the m >n that's *urt to do it���
Bl -iv tho g.imin.-r out their lamps.
OI've '>e-ii ra<lin* all about yez.
An' ihitn stharvlu' Cubins th; re���
0U in. SSmmj . iiate th- lili.es
Out <>' thi.ii -Oi'll ulvei care.
Mle no caree llckee Splanisli���
WislHv ticket: JLi.Mii. too;
Meiicau manee ao-d for flghtee,
Chin ve liKCf l>loy In blue.
Mle uo caree���tloo mutti trouble,
Big Ionic way off China land,
Vhli run like*-?   Mlee no caree���
Chluamsii have lot on hand.
���Fred. G. Shaffer tu Denver Times
Le   Rol   Going   Ahead.
The minority stockholders to the contrary notwithstanding, the great Le
itoi Is being haudied by W. A. Carlyle,
the receiver appointed by Judge
Spinka, as it never was before. One
hundred and twenty men are working in
the mine, and although there is plentv
of high grade ore on the 700 level, it
was deemed advisable to sink snother
100 feet.     ^
Real   Development   Going   Oa.
The Idaho is to resume work; Iron
Colt, Hotnestake, Gopher, R. K. Lee,
Novelty, lied Mountain View, Commander, are all being organised, not
on a basis, that looks to selling; stock,
but on that which will lead to continuous development and operation of pro*
ducing mines. Tbe development of
Kossland mines has ocly fairly commenced.���Kossland Leader
Smothered   to   Death.
Word has reached Grand Forks from
the Ironside mine in Greenwood camp,
that George Roberts, a miner, was
suffocated in the main shaft of this
property. It seems that Roberts entered the shaft along with another miner
named Atkinson too soon after the
firing of a heavy blast, when both men
were overcome with the smoke and
gases. Roberts dying before help could
reach him.	
Woman's   Mysterious   Ways.
We have often in these columns called attention to the mysterious ways of
the opposite sex. After a further study
we have discovered that, among other
idiocyncracies, women pin from left to
right, whereas men (you could have
gambled on this) pin from right to left.
Women button from right to left,
and men from left to right. Women
stir their tea from left to right, while
men stir their mixed features from
right to left. It appears we will never
get women to do things right.���Lance.
It Issued every Saturday In Sandon, In the heart
of the greatest White Metal camp on earth.
Subscription      ��� ...      Sg.ooayear
Strictly in advance.
Address: The Paystbkak,Sandon, B.C.
SANDON. B. C, AUGUS��� 27, 1898
It seems to have been an easy
matter tor Charles A. Semlin to form
a government. It required just about
one day for him to get together his
political advisers srd name a sufficient cabinet to go on with the- governmental business. On the 15th the
following names were submitted, and
appointments made by the Lieutenant
Charles A. Semlin, of Cache creek,
as Premier and Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works.
Francis L. Carter Cotton, as Minister of Finance.
Joseph Martin, as attorney-general.
On the 17th Robert E. McKechnie,
of Nanairoo, was added to the cabinet
as President ot the Executive Council,
and on the 20th J. Fred Hume was
made Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines.
With the new cabinet installed
p&ace will reign once again, and the
business of the Province will not be
further upset by the necessity of
another election, as has been feared.
When the Legislators meets in February there Is no doubt that what wss
the Opposition will be able to rallv
enough supporters to Mr. SemlinY
policy so that they can have a working majority. Of the new cabinet
nothing need be said. The gentle
men constituting it are experienced
legislators and of the right adininis
trative ability. There is much for
them to do in the way of advancing
tbe interests of the Province, and
particularly with regard to Its great
mineral resources, and we hope every
possible effort will be honestly put
forth in this direction.
We have reached the beginning ol
the brief open season in tbe Yukon
country, whew communication with the
region is possible by water and tho
country can be reached without the
difficult and dangerous crossing of the
mountain passes from Dyes or Skagway, says the New York Engineering
and Mining Journal. It is necessary to
speak of these as the only winter lines
yet in use, since neither the Copper
River nor tbe Stickeen Hi ver route has
proved practicable up to date This is
the season when tbe clean-up from the
winter work is completed snd returns
from the prospecting and mining carried en through the cold season msy be
expected. Several arrivals from Dawson by way of the Yukon river and St.
Mrcnaeis have been recorded, snd the
retwrtrfiig sd venturers are beginning' to
tell their stories.
The predictions and jesses���they
cannot be called estimates*-*-of those in
terested in booming the country hsve
not been realised, as we hardly need
to sav. The $80,000,000 which we were
promised has been gradually dwindling
down to a much more modest sum. The
fijst arrival from St. Michael brought
$8,000,006, according to the dispstches;
but fuller accounts msde the amount
actually in gold very small, snd stated
that the bulk of the money was in
drafts, and a large proportion of these
did not represent gold taken out, but
claims sold to new-comers. In the esse
of gold actually token out and deposited with the commercial companies or
banking agencies, It must be remembered that (he amounts are very likely
to be duplicated. The miners'arrivals,
with their drafts, are recorded in the
dispatches, while the shipments of the
metal from the agencies again find
place in tbe news columns. It requires,
therefore, careful siifingof tbe accounts
to determine the actual amount.
What appear to be the most reliable
statements ray that the Canadian authorities so far have collected royalties
on about $4,000,000 geld, fund that they
hsve knowledge of nearly $8,ujo,iwu
more, ou which they expect to recover
tbe Uses. Practically all the gold obtained from the Yukon region during
tbe season wss on Canadian territory,
and is included in the amount on which
these taxes are lev.ed. It is impossible,
of course, thst some gold hss beeu snd
will be brought out which escapes the
notice of the authorities snd tne consequent taxation, but tbe aggregate of
this will not add very largely to the
total. Our own estimate ofa return of
$s,000,000 or $8,000,000, w�� were told in
several quarters would have to be revised. It will be revise*!, but in tbe
sense of a reduction, not au increase.
it is impossible to state exactly the
number of miners and prospectors now
in the Yukon region. A late estimate
i�� that there are now ��),(**> people in
the district of which Dawson City is tbe
center; but this seems high.' On a
reasonable basis, and with full allowance for those who made their way
through too late to work during the
season, there were about 15,000 people
last winter in the Yukon country, tin
this basis the average return "for the
year was less thsn $150 per man That
is, the amount gained was not, 011 an
average, equal to that which the man
would have earned working for day
wages in the mines of California or
Montana. But iu either of those Mate*
the amount would have supported him;
iu tbe Yukon it would not buy him a
sufficiency of the coarsest food, to *ay
nothing of other necessaries- There
have been, of course, a very few Instances of large returns; but the average man who went to the Klondike iaat
year lias been living ou the supplies he
took in with him, and has not earned
enough to replace them. If he has done
that, he is a fortunate exception to the
Perhaps the most discouraging news
is that the active exploration which lias
lieen going on baa not enlarged the
area upon which the rich claims have
been found, that being still limited to
the creeks and valleys where the first
sensational discovers were made.
ohxy ea.ooo.ooo.
Han Francisco.��� K. K. Leach, superintendent of the United States mint, is
in this city, snd estimstes thst the gold
output of the Klondike this year has
only been shout $5,000,000. The receipts
at the mint here amounted to about
$1,760,000 since the first arrival of Yukon
gold, s few weeks sgo. The receipts of
the Seattle assay office have been about
the seme. The largest single deposit at
the mint here was $12,000. Mr. Leach
estimstes thst about $250,000 in dust and
nuggets has gone east, and that there Is
about $1,000,000 of this season's output
yet to resch this country. It is stated
that the dust brought out by the North
American Trading A Transportation
Company was sent east, sod was not
included in Mr. Leach's figures. This
amount might possibly reach $500,000.
Prom this showing it would appear that
1 $15,000,000 would be a safe and conservative estimate ol the entire Yukon output, including; the American side a* well
as the Klondike.
Bent, but tall, with sparse whiskers
seldom trimmed, nearly 70 years old,
Uncle Uriah used to sit in the poker
game in Omaha, his long, thin fingers
tremblingly placing his chips and his
old eves glittering as he timorously
skinned his band. Pathetically like
Little Neil's grandfather he looked
sometimes, hut he was st no desperate
shift to obtain a stake* for he was the
possessor of a competence, and he
brought into the game the saving grace
of the parsimonv to which he had been
habituated in bis earlier day*, in a New
Ham Hi ire borne He never bought
more than $.1 worth of chips at a time
These ho would for the most part ante
awav waiting for an*** or bettor, and
when he Hnallv did get a good hand a
bare call represented the climax of hit
lu too** days there was alwavs a
game on Sunday afternoons, ami Uncle
Uriah, although a devout Methodist
could be counted upon toarrive directly
after service and to sit In until tbe lime
for afternoon Sunday school The boys
used to joke him at first and ask him If
he had sneaked his -.takeout of the con
tribution box, but to this question and
to all others of similar levity he np
posed a sacred seriousness which showed that his passion for the game wa*
more a weakneaa than a vice
Uncle Uriah lived with bis two sinter*
���Abigail, aged KS, and Ann. aged .Vfc
In New Hampshire thev had been
called "tbe girls.' but in Omaha the
Irreverent, with rude director***, referred to them as "Uncle Uriahs old
It did not take the boy* in the game
long to discover that Uncle Uriah was
in much fear of Abigail in general and
In mortal dread that *be would discover
bis besetting weakness- He would always shy at a new player, and he frequently held forth to the boys on the
im propriety of talking on the outside
about tbe features of tbe game
*i sh'd hate o hev the parson know,"
be used to sav. **I wouldn't keer so
much "bout Ann, 'cause she's easy
skoered, but I wouldn't hev Sister Abigail know for the biggest jack pot t'waa
ever played on thi* here table?
There was never any solution to the
mystery of h iw Sinter Abigail discover
ed the obtlqnlt.v in Uncle Uriah's life
Some officious neighbor may have told
her, or iu au excuse of caution Uncle
Uriah himself may have aroused her
definite suspicions * At anv rate, on a
particular .Sunday afternoon he arrived
at the room at tbe regular time, but
without the key with which he. In
common with ntber participants In tbe
game, bad been provided The negro
attendant admitted him, and he waa
soon etigrossed in the play
There wa* a good jack pot on tho
table Uncle Uriah was in and was
dealing It wa* his last sav, and the
two men ahead of him had bet $10 each
He bait drawn one card, and the plat-
was up to htm He bad tint, however,
looked at hi* draw when thev key turned in the snap Irak of the front door,
and Stater Abigail,pale with a righteous
and terrible rage, strode Into the room
and up to the table
���< Jamblin' |" she cried " And on the
lord's day, with the church bells
riiigin' outside and decent people flock-
in to His worship. I exprnted to mid
you here, you hypocrite! she went on.
turning to Uncle Uriah. "You better
get on your duds right now snd come
home *
"I waa comin' in a jiffy," the old man
said, weak with fear.   "1 guess t mbrht
j asjwell go loiu with yon as with anybody else.     He rose and steadied him-
'self by holding the chair
Seth Coe wan the cool��*t hand in the
SC;eoMv7,.,!,,4t,,^Ah^l, ����<��� X
disconcerted  him     tie  reached over
and turned up Uncle Uriahs hand u
wss a flush.
"You better straighten lhi�� i*>t out
before you go, Uncle?' said Coe - *, tuJ
call, of course    I  suppose a Hush i��
goodr Coe asked, turning to tin..tii��r
players. Thev nodded aaaent. iw
stacked up the chips. "Forty three
dollars here," he said, pushing them u>
ward Uriah.
The old man started instinctive!v toward the pot and then retneini*.r��*d
dialer Abigail. Ho stopped and waited
tremblingly for her decision
It seemed to tho players, who turned
from the weak and timid old man to
the dominant woman, thatat tin* cruel.
al test something Oi* her moral rigidity
relaxed She did n*��: sween the chins
to the floor. She said nothing about ill-
gotten gains. With a visible effort site
overcame a slight nervous const rut i,.(,
of tho throat. She grasped her skirt,
firmly and swept toward the door
������rriah." she said, with great dignitr,
**l will wait for you in the hall al to.-
(oot of the stairs.'
After Crete Uriah had obtained hi��
$48 and departed Seth Coe said in his
lelsurelv way:
������The old man didn't have a flush I
slipped In a card to (III it out for Kim
1 reckoned yon fellows wouldn 1 mind
pavin'once more for positivepn*d tint,
no matter what kind of a woman di����
is, she's always in ��ilh your plat nlmi
von win the pot."
Soliject to change without notice
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smlMHsntt. Uavlna H��-la��i ���)! �� �� >" '";*
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AlMwortti and Mask., and all way |a��i>tA
P. O. Hoi m. Kaalo. Re IlFl��AYSTKEA?LSANl)(JN, B.C., AUGUST 27, 1888.
Jo|in Mdann, 38 years old, had his
t��^�� both cut off just below the knees on
the railway at St. Catherines, Ont.
4 two vesr old daughter of Thomas
N'ihsn v-'. ef St. Catharines, Ont., drank
tuusntitv of ammonia, The chances srr
thai the little one will recover.
Locy Millidge, s youngdsughter of tbe
Kcv Mr. Milltdge, *reetor, st Oak Bay,
X It ass drowned while tmthing with
several other young women In tbe tsty.
\ comiaiuv of sapors, beloriging to tlie
Imperial Artillery, are en route for
Ksnuiojalt. B.C. They will lay sui��-
oiarine ����n.����s in all the harbors on tin*
cosst oi British Columbia.
Krvitr Thin I. ihe foet*-yeer-o��d son ol
jiwr,,ii I'liirel, of Kockland, Ont., w,i��
nlsruitf m s laid of grass, when be he
oiue entangled in a mowing machine,
s*. urn tly cut, and may die.
Tlie t����srd of directors ef the Canadian
rViflc Kail way Company has declared
dividends <>f two per cent, on the prefer
eoc* Mock snd two per cent, on the common stock (or tbe half year ended *Hb
Jnne la*t, |��vsble 00 the 1st of October
A voung lad named Brown, second son
of Frank tlrown. harnassinaker. Simcoe.
(mi. att.iiipted to get on a hushst
,);..!. ��ln h WSS passing. lb* "lipped
however, and one teg went between the
spake* ��l a wheel with lbs result tha��
tht* boy's leg was broken in two place*.
Jamc* <;. Morrow, of Ferguson, Ont,.
chile itriviag ov��r SkeHjr* Crossing,
near TottenbatB), was struck by a light
engine The horse waa killed, and Ifr.
Mo-row v.d the buggy were throws,
ihont :���� feet, but beyond a severe
wrench to the knee snd srwae twratche*.
Mr Morrow e��s*a|**d uninjured.
Key Wdeos, an l*��yearold hoy of
Winona, was drowned in tbe lake be
ts.s-n U timoa and llrimtby, while lie
and a vounger broitter were swimmiui
toward the shore from s flat-hottoniert
hut. in which they had begun to drift
in nut on the take. Tlte brother reached the shore in an exhausted cooditien.
Jotin tun, of Dover. Oat., was fright-
full* ttunsi and injured by a Jersey bull
!w �� a* pasturing. The animal became
snddenly enraged snd ruahed at Mr.
Halt, throwing him viossntlv to tbe
(���round The nnfortuste man was rescued with difficulty by freighters. He
now Its* in �� precarious condition, four
ribs an* broken, sad, besides internal in
Junes, Ins head is badly cut.
Warren F. lad and appears to be in
earnest in his desifs to provide Toronto
with an up-to-date hotel. Tlie syndicate
has bought s site, SUS feet on King street
19ft on i olliorne street, for which it paid
Hi.' v.i. and on Wednesday Mr. Leland
*as in lonmto with a New York arehi
led, a ho studied the site, matte some
���ketches snd returned immediately ��������
New York. It is proposed to call the
new hotel tlie Waldorf.
A quehec dis|��au*h says that there Is a
J��l��rt that gold in paying quantities has
'���pen found near l*ipmaukin,on the head
water* of the rivers Sbipsaw and Ber
namites. It has Iwen known for SO year*
!!-��*t mat tlie Indians of Uiat region
toastim��| ^,id( fur fjlsswy exchanged it
irotn time to time lor supplies with
"w.ler*,i Chicouttml. Until quite re-
|***i>tly, when fresh samples turned up,
'i *��* not known where the pieeioua
"��etal wis obtained. A party from Lake
'���������'���'"'i lefts few days ago for the snp*
}"*e<l Uhrador Klondike.and a surveyor
���wan fhicoutlml bss set out with anther party.   A third prospecting party
w i��rspnrutg to leave from Bersiamites
* J' '   ������*>*, of the Csnadlan Geological
��� urvey, haa often expressed th* belief
that ni.l.l would be found in Ubrader.
The Ixindon (Rng.) Bosrd ol Trade
[���turn, for July .how that while the
��"nwta into the United Kiugdom from
���'��� eomiiriei decreased less thsn 1 per
"����� for the month, snd increased 4 per
wm. lor the seven months, imports into
u"' ' '"ted Kingdom from Canada de
creased 18 par cent, au I I per cent,
respectively. Exjmrts from the United
Kingdom to ail countries decreased 6and
4 per cent., but ex|*>rta from the United
Kingdom increased 88 and 14 per cent.
rhe chief increases in imports from
Canada for the seven monthi are:
Wheat, X7H.000; wheal Hour, ��143,0JO;
bacon, ��230,000; butter, ��40,000; eggs.
��3,000, and fish, ��115.000. The chief
decreases ar��: Animiits.cif.8,000; hams.
��19,000: cheese, ��446,000; metals, ����,-
000, awl woo*l, X717,000.
rs�� frsposs   Ktllwsy   Again   Delayed
for Oi* Mora Vaar.
Hugh Sutherland, a partner of Mac
keiuie & Mann, the owners of the Van-
c uver, Victoria A Eastern railway, la
report.-d as saying that the construction
dthe iVuOcton Bouiularv Creek branch
A the V , V A K will not be commenced
until next year This delay in completing the railway to Penticton will
seriously retard tbe development and
settlement of South Yale district.   The
general supposition was that an agreement existed between the railway com
������any and the Provincial (iovernmeiit
h hereby the company was to receive a
subsidy"of $l,o��> per mile for constructing the road from Uenticton to Boundary Creek, and that construction was
to have lieen commenced by August 8,
1888 But it seems that this" agreement
md tbe promises of the Urovincial
i ioveriimeol to the people are to count
v* nothing. The excuse offered by the
railway company is that a Dominion
.iibsidv ia required as well as the Provincial grant, before work will be commenced, and that a new arrangement
has been made with the Victoria authorities whereby the time has been extended until "next year. We would like
now to hear what excuse the Government has for conceding this extension
of time It is manifestly the duty of
the Government to insist on the im-
mediate compliance ot the railway
company with the terms of its agreement wfih the Province. The subsidy
was voted as au Inducement for the
earlv completion of the road, and there
would be no sense in granting it if this
object is not attained The Kossland
Miner corrcctlv states it when it says
that public patience with regard to the
rallwav situation in the Boundary
Creek country is almost exhausted.
AttOTHKR nRinor. horror.
in Nanaimo city He had l>ecn paying
a visit to the mines on business, and
was returning home.
William Work-The son of James
work, another local contractor, and the
only unmarried man among the white
victims of the accident,, was on his way
to Union, and was killed bv falling
upon his head. It is reported* that bis
neck was instantly broken.
Two Japanese workmen, names not
given as yet, complete the death roll.
The injured are:
Hugh Grant, fireman���His both tegs
broken and one arm. He is not expected to live.
Miss Frances Home, daughter of
William Home, blacksmith, of Union
wharf, badly scalded and cut, but mav
recover.  Since dead.-
Miss Villa Grieves, daughter of Mr.
George Grieves, is also badly cut and
bruised, but hopes are entertained of
her reco ver v.
men who passed tbeir last.hours, under
such privation ami exposure Why
must white slavery and death precede
the vestibule car where the Canadian
Pacific or its inhuman contractors are
permitted to open up the country?"
Bachelor���How do you like married
Newly wed���Ah, Jack, you dont know
what you're missing���that *** W��less
you count you're wad every*aitsbtand
morning, and that's mesa.
A strike of ore running ssssfe $10 in
gold alone is reported iu f^Bsvoklyn,
in Greenwood camp.
Dtsnstar Sn   the
It.   ��*.    Hts   Anatfsrr
(V.IH  at Cars>l
Victoria, Aug 1H -By the collapse of
the centre sjaitt of the Trent river rallwav brid/e yesterday morning, while
the first loaded train of the day from
the Union colliery was crossing it on
its way to the shipping point at Union
bay, the locomotive and 20 cars drop-
psd fully tOOfeet into the stream below,
the ears piling upon each other in the
reeky ravine, and the mtjority of those
on tioartl the train meeting death or
receiving injuries so serious as to make
their   recovery    problematical      The
dead are I
A Walker .engineer-Leaves a widow
and five children. Ills death was prac
tlcallv instantaneous, for the tenth e
cut oh the head made his agonies short
His intestines were also protruding
when his quivering body was picked
uu. and life was unite extinct.
^Alexander MHIado. brakema.i-
Lsaves a widow and infant Ho was a
Ion\f Bruno Mellado, head carpenter
st the mines. Both his logs and one
Iru, were cut off .and his W^Jjj
juries were also of a necetlirUj   fatal
n"mehard   Nightingale,   contractor--
I Jives a widow and family resident
If you are���
A voluminous report has been submitted by tbe Government Commission
that has inquired into the subject of the
Crow's Nest Pass cruelty which must
remove the scales from the eyes of alt
but the downright blind Indeed, this
report if not a revelation must compel
every thoughtful reader to ask himseh
if tbe company is not the ruler of the
country Devoid of exaggeration as
we suppose it to be, what explanation
can be fiund for the following paragraph, which is no tiight of journalistii
fancy ?
We quote the official report: "We
note some special facts, such as, for instance, the fainting of men on the
works; the refusal on the part of teamsters, whose wagous were hardly
loaded, to give a ride to wounded
men; some threats of a foreman to ki�� k
them; the refusal of food generally to
all men discharged or quitting work,
and the hardships experienced on
account of this, throe men having to
subsist for a whole day on one onion; a
pinch of salt refused to men leaving
camp, which they asked for iu order to
salt fish they might catch. All this
when they were at distances ranging
from 70 to 1 fiti miles from, and having
to walk to, McLeod, often having no
money, and, even with money, being
unable to obtain food,and having sometimes to rely on remnants thrown away
on the road We cannot give more explicit details nor repeat a tale of horror
which recites the death from disease of
Call at the
Hotel Iyanhoc.
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Is the Pioneer House of the City
���-Manafaturers of ail-*���
Syphons, Ginger Ale,
Sarsapsrilla, Etc., Etc
Sandon, B.Q.
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when you want the best
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Neil Macponald
MACDONALD  BROS., Proprietors.
Kates 11.80 to r.150 per day.	
Headquarters for Mining Speculators and Capitalists.
Roco Ave., - - Sandon, B.C
Tbe following is s complete list of Uie
mining transactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
ihe 81ocan. Those of New Denve ��� were
as follows:���
Aoo lS-Klondlke. Fennel creek, John R
Roberta and J H BaruVtt.
Welchman Fractional, Granite creek, A L
Aoo 17���Archie Fractional, divide totwean
north"fork Carpenter and Wltoon creaks. John
Potter and R J MeMIllan.
lied Star, aoath fork Carpenter. C B Jfrste-
Santiago, ISawahlne mountain, Sunshine Mining; Go.
AOO lS-Robln Hood Fiactlonal, Four Mile, L
ASUTeVdLake,third east fork Wilson, H F Llbby.
Homer L, same, Alice Llbby.
AOO 1��-Merrlmac. Sliver mountain,Geo lx>��g
Aiiaiicnon, New Denver, Patina Aitari-riion.
ACS SS-LaaUAlbanl, west of Alamo eoncen-
trf% Sura?. Sandon. John A MrMUInn.
Horn SUrer. adj Cody Sur. Ivan E Ward.
Rob Roy. Mowlch slide, relocation North Star,
ChasF Nkholson.
Rltto, Four Mile, Richarl Jamea.
Snowsllde, same, O H Dawson.
Aoo 17-Rio, Oonttnental, Daisy. Province.
ADO IS���Stemartnder No *t, Campania.
auu   la-Brittannlo,   Comet,   Forest   Fire,
Alio t-8mlthvtue. Miner Boy, three years.
ACQ St-Fite.
AOO lS-FWellty Fraction |, t. F H'Sts and A
S Williamson to F J Fliucaiw. A ox 17.    :
Broken Lock l/��, Cracker Jack ,. L F Holtz
and A 8 Williamson to F J Fianraue, Aug IT
. Reno l/��. Malcolm B Merritt to Loafs K Ur
*��Snminh l. C B Taylor to S T Walker. Oct **
Summit V S T Walker to H M Walker. Au* li
AtJtt IS-Jehovah Fraction I, John B Martin
to Jos A Martto. Auir 15- ��...
Syndicate, Carter H Bnndle to The Mount
MsbleM&SCo, AukU*.       ��� ��� ���.
Twlckenhham h to each, F M Purvlance to D
W Moore and F fe Cute. Aug is.
Aco 10���Nancy Lee I, M E Bragdon to Norman
McMillan. Aug 15.
ComroNo 2, Commander, Bristol, Power of
Attorney. Donald K McDonald toOu* Krua*r.
May so.
Coiuro No *. Comnunik*. Bristol, Donald K
McDonald by attorney to frank L Byron, }in
each, Ana to, ����. ^���
Congo no S. Commander. Bristol, four months
option, Gas Kroger t# F L Byron; ts,u6��.
ADO a���Jehovah Fraction }, John B Martin to
Edward J Mathews, Aug 15.
Kitto, Richard James to Chas K Melbourne.
Aug ��.
Edinburgh 1/6, John Smith to David Bremtier.
Aug 10.
ACQ 4���North Fork, David Sloan and James D
Ami l.v-Hlbernla. J I Tinting, J L Jnrks, J
W Donnelly.
p T. W S Taylor, by Attosney.
Aco TA-Collataral Fraction, Dan McLeod;
Calumet. J J Williams.
ACQ 1S-T, H C Teachnen Maggie L. Maavle
L Martin; Sunstt. J I? Chil* and Joftn A Tunir-r;
Black Diamond. ��mr, Silver Tip. W P Sslij*
bury and J PCtubb: <&W. **&��*>&��'
Sam NewswanoVr, Wbttmao, F' Bgl'Wur. flrdls,
S Newsweuder, Royal City, A B Harris: A ��. A
R Heyland; A 1, J H ����* X^,^ o H
(iray; Samson, F P Marquis; Blue Jacket. P H
Auo Jl-^pringlamk.Chariott.two years.
Aoo M-Mamle Fraction.Oeoteniual.Bllasard,
Welaka. Indiana, Saratoga, W Baso. Tamarack.
Gold Cure.
AOS 3-Thehaa, Paystreak, Handy, Arg.ay.
Auo u-Ottawa Rolderwtsal, Evening. S��*r.
Olih.ila. Ml View, Duncan. St Uwrence.^sdge
Fraction Elvira, AI|>1, Maria, U Roy, Pike a
Peak, Summit, Htwla.
Auo 16-Sllver Tiu, Cougar, Welkin, Venata,
Aco 11���Yosanlle. John Empey to R E Hr wn.
ACO W-Orewon, J R Stephens f�� R E Brown.
Wild Bill, 1C Brown to Alex Kuff��*>.
Auo 14-Dunraven J.C W Martin to A P Mae*
donaid. ��� . .    _
Aco IS-Onaton, B Flaherty to John Einjsy
Bird's Nest, Nike CarSn to
Auo It-Reno. Jno Bulk.; Silver Mil:*. W H
Dowdnlug; Ruse. Frank Dick; Kentucky. Henry
Relchait and Pat Nolan.
ADO IS Eaatinotit, J A Baker, 1 X L, Samuel
Tnonuue Tattm, R W Thmi|av>n: Stlvertonlaii,
John Wilson; Sender, Jno McKlnmm; Josie
Lawrence Knowtes.
AOO 15-Marale. C E Miller and Jas H Wallace; BCNot, PCCIiiMimau; Owend-aiiw No��,
aame, Brooklyn, Mark Mauley. Wbatc.im. Pal
AOO 16���Silver Crown, Hugh Sutherland.
ADO U-Galgary, Sur of Hope.
AUO IS���Mono.
AUO IS���slueen Bess. Whlppi >rwill, Violet, No
S, Throe Guardsmen, Clipper.
AUOl&-MatUwa, Gold Crown, Saddle i&s-k,
Auo 16-Sunny Side.
Auo IS-Ottawa No �� 1. Thos Mulvey to Daniel
MowatandC F WW hman.
AOO 11-Jennie F, I Fyfe: Clipper Ring, R
Roberts; Mary AiMfersmi. Wm Anderson; Big
Di|r|sr. Man-el Tardl/; M march. Oeo Walker:
Glen Alpine. W W Freeman: Tmnbatour. Robert
George: Butte H Griffith; Blue Rlbou, Oeorge
Hagc-man; Base Fraction, W A Da vies.
Aim Is-Coinstock, Win B Baker, John S Ingram. O A Jordan; Lost Lead. J A McTtckfe;
Jackie, Robins ��n B.'rt: Clyde, W F Uwson.
AUO lS-Mayfl<*wer, A Gaudirt and E Main;
Fraction, Artiilir Assclliie: Iris. G M Hillnrv; Ml
Elmo. R A Cameron mid K K n>.l��; Mttl-- dinnt
Fraction. J M Martin.
Most peoople are aware of tbe necessity of exercising care in the uae of tbeir
eym, but are ignorant of tbe rules by
which they should be guided to obtain
the best results. So much in modern
life, aud especially ii city life, demands
an alertness of vision snd a concentration of the sight on objects at close
range during all ages that it is not surprising that the eye should deteriorate
long before the physical |h>wots otherwise show signs of decay.
Beginning with early childhood and
continuing far into advanced youth,
eveu to early manhood and woman-
hood, the eves are called upon to do
constant and unremitting tod in competition for education iu our schools,
and this during a time when tbe eyes
are in process of development from an
immature state, just as the rent of the
system is, aud hast able to stand overstrain such as would be tolerated after
full maturity.
This concentration of vision during
the early formative Htatres can r,-**ult in
but one thing���namely, arreat of de
vclnuuteiit of the even, s*o that at maturity an imperfect eye remains to assist
us in the fulfillment of our early
We are thus compelled to bring to
our daily affairs xuch a lack of visual
energy as to ruin the prospects of sue-
OSfSJ in many (tranches of endeavor.'
We are debarred from the profession,!
or, at least, handicapped in our every
competition; we are compelled to pursue
the arts with halting steps and with
drooping wings; we are destined to rind
the large tieldof clerical work uiipr >ttt-
ahle, aud are compelled to re* Tt to
such mercantile pursuits as can lie tawt
conducted without close application of
the eves Not only does this occur, hut��
overstrain of the eyes means iu manv
cases overstrain of the brain centers, so
that a species of nerve exhaustion results, characterized bv St Vitus dance,
I twitching of various musclcauud violent
headache in youth and confusion of
memory, chronic headaches, vertigo
and nervious prospratiou iu later life.
These are but a few of the nerve re-1
suits, and It Is not surprising that these
should occur when we consider the
physiological action of the. oven <
In order to fix an object at close
range, it la neceaaarv to forcibly contract a certain powerful muscle within
the eyeball Itself This mnscte controls
changes in the convexity of the tens of
the eye that focuses objects upon the
nerve coating within, through which
impressions are conveyed to the brain.
Also, having two eves and each eve
receiving its own individual Image,* it
is necessary in order to convey to the
brain one clear and single Impression
that the eyes should converge toward
each other at a fixed anirle when looking at objects at clone range, and thia is
effected by certain other mnseles ex-
I terior to the eveballs that route them.
' Thus it is "evident that to til the
vision upon an object at reading or
1 working range, and te keep it there
continuous! vlor an hour or so at a time,
would require a high degree of sustained tension of eye tnusciea,such as would
not be UderaUid by any other muscle of
the body. How many of us are able to
hold our arm extended outward for
more than five minutes at a time? And
vet the biceps and shoulder muscles engaged in this work are rated to be the
strongest muscles of the body.
You will ask: How can these tendencies be corrected, and how can these
dangers that you have mentioned be
avoided? My answer to the first is, by
consulting some good aud reliable
oculist Ten chances to one, the case
needs glasses to cot red some ermr In
refraction, or It has developed some Incipient disorder of the eye* thst iie.il**
most intelligent investigation and
treatment. 1>*�� n��t submit it ft au
optician, or a simple vender of gi-is-ea,
as you therebv run great rt*k of per
iiianent impairment of vision The***
men men do not understand the physiology and pnthoi.'gy **f the eye, and
they* should be enjoined by legislative
enactment, as they are in many f.��r��dgn
countries, front giving gta*s***s or advice
without a prescription from an oculist
My answer to the second question, as
to ao�� the*** dangers can be avoided,
is by otiservitii; tlte*e wimple rules that
are thus formulated:
Kirat���If a rbtM shows evidence ",
hackwardue*�� in *4itdie��aitd relut tan -��<
to wt��rk. have his ayes examined hv a
reliable ocuii*t    He mav  have head
aches when using  his eye* and i���,v
take this method of fretting relief   fi
you have headaches yourself, f���i|uw
same rule.
low the
Second-Instruct your children im t���
keep their eyedgbt fixed upon ,n
object al reading range for m^nt!,���
one-hal. hour at a time Let them k,t
off at distant object* for 10 or ir> mlnutr*
and then resume work for sjMtljsr
half-hour. Thi* rule is also ablest**
to adults.
Third-Uarn to relax your evesirtt
especially when among moving object.
in the street, and to u��c ju*t ta-a>Q��a
vision In accomplish Us |iur|..*.- h\
suqdsing how much over-enerttn ism
ployed In this simple act of focuainf (ur
object* An analogy is *,���.., ,��� ,rt|lrT
ordinary physological acts, such a* the
force em|Noyed after rising from a msu
to procure a bank from a table In thi-
centre of the ran n By some, * ���*h i*
made to the table aud a rush bark t<>
the scat again, and *��>t manv t,tn<*a the
energy ��te**de.i i* expended and th��* r^
serve nerve supply is thus defected ��i��4
is not available for other tilings.
Fourth���Keep the general nervoai
system in good condition hv 'n-.iu.-in
and judicious hath��, and by avoidant*
of untm-eswarv w >rr\ and th��-<oera��s
��d tea and enff.*** fake plent> ��l mt
of-door e\en i*��*
Fifth���Avoid pr*donge��t reading h\
artificial light and d �� not u����* t >���
in the early moruing before brn*aLfa*t
or Mime Mi^stitutf for ft
Sixth���Whew the eyes m��.t In- u*.-i
in ihe evenlflg. employ a keroHiie oil
light���either a student * l��mj�� or s
duplex Humor preferred.
Farm Produce, Fruits,
M Vegetables. ok.n.K.n ..**
O     *w*^*^*^y        p o fs��u;rsi.ANWMi
For the convenience of the trade a stoek is slways kept on hand in th*
Jell*nd Building, SANDON. Mines supplied at wlmlesale rales. Cars
loaded with Prodnee, Fruit* and Vegetable* are ran into tin- Biocan every
TUN DAYS, and orders can be delivered en route.
Can nave money
by buying your,
from us.    We arc making < ��i>ecial
Olferof Light Underwtw and < Mtting
Now is your only    Shirts "^*^**BT
From now until Aug. 31��t we are Helling our Ready Made
Clothing at actual oont.       Postoffice Store, Sandon.
TheNcwmarkct Hotel
**"""'""'      ' '" '"     ������ Snaanns ms is>.ssssi|*Sii.iiii.ii*^i-.liii*ssssiiisasissas��siiis. s ��������
Provides smplo and pleasant scoommodatlon for the traveling pt��wlft
Telegrsitis for rooms promptly atu-mUsJ u��.
8TK JK k AVISON,  .      PrwpHoW*
; ���^1'AYSTKKAK, SANDON, B.C., AUiUST 271803
Deep Minjnjj.
0��� the theory thai a good thing
,.iH������,i last, merely beeaoje it is tt
.r.sid thing, the belief that deep uiin-
i,,.' is iuipussUde iu t��i*:ii tirade dls*
,ricls has bocotuc qnite giin-ral. It
r,.iu i.tl years ol practical cxperl-
,.iUT to teacli tl��e world that copper
mining cttiUl bt! carried uu u> unite
Html tbptli-s and that proper up
pl aitces as to operaiing it inrtte were
alone .v��|iiireU to make fOcli 'deep
mining pr-diuble. It is now getter*
ally conceded that tin: only restric
ikhis placed <��n deep mining are the
bsrrlera which nature throw* up t<��
jirotect her wrcn-sores from the ajr>
irrvssive spirit ��<f man. With the
iirubiem of exoenseln botstiuff water
ami ore, in lowering tl��nht*r, sup
ujies, tuiclilnery ami men, rjroperfy
���jived, tb:*ra is nothing to prevent
the sinking of mines to an indefinite
depth. It is rightly srgmil that
liquid sir will solve the bent nrob-
letn as far down In the bowsds Of the
earth as the ingtmuity i-fnisncain
)* tii-trate, (irf t^Mirso tin* ambition of
the must ag*{tt*jslve mining man will
scarcely go 10 such extreme length
;n�� to aitrmpt to free*** ttie molten
lava in the interior ��*f the earth by
nyinning in .tin* available* supply of
tupiid air, in order to got at the re-
w-rve *tnck of minerals. Hut for all
nntcticsl purptssrs the prublem of
deep mining hat been solved.
With the |w.��ssibility of deep min*
ing comes a grester breadth ��f in
tcltigence relative to Inducements f��r
deep mining*. SeaivHv had the
world learned to btdiew that cupper
ore is of an Indefinite depth, than
KHin-a! experience dissipates the
delusion that gold mining is purely a
surface |>iv|*W{tion There ���� really
no reason f*��r believing ttmtgoid
and silver ores do not extend to a
gn ii depth, exoe��,��t that pinching
��� r. chutes and barren Bones have
been cotnttrued as nature'*, <l��fliiiti<��n
of Uie end, This iuterprtHatioii has
unfortunately Interfered with tntn
ing in many haralilie**, even srhere
e.mi|cir*tivelv littb- depth had btefl
attained. It ii often tin* ease thai iu
high grade mine** Imrren or eery
low grade smm is bsiml three <��r fair
liQudred f��*et Mow the surj.ic
><<ineliuie�� this tufts* tax*<��nie*> lultoc*
ifcrous and refractory that the ore i��
scarcely worth notatnff. Bui l�� 1 ��w
Uiis gone the high grade ore is re
wuiml and followed until at some-
what irregulur interval!* the eon***
reappear, the ore chute as a rata
being dUp!Nord thereby, yet practically contiumsia in diameter.
Western Mining World.
���la That So? *
Hein* a   lom lv  tinclielor, foml   of
the eompnny ol the other  sex and
soldom able to get it, am  have do*
cWed, with  the asslftanee of the
blsckstnith, to construct a mediae*
leal cntrivauei*   wearing  the  out*
wanl s,miiianee of a woman, with r
KramophcMM interior.   The gratno-
['"������"e discs will be Axed for lulls
b(* far tho babies, otter household
phrases, spring Jokes  ami  pleasan
Jries,  witty  remarks,  curtain lee
jures, roasts, chestnut!*  and  so on.
in order to make the thing more
'���oturul  wo are arranging for the
������"uiliar expression "Is that so?" to
Jjmo out  twice  a miiitiui.   When
J'Ulng down  to nor  bumble grub
!"'' ws will have this charming oh-
J,yf bropiu'd np on the opposite side
,"��� the table, wind her up. turn her
,0Jfc\ and worry Into the sowbelly.
One beamy a Unit this fair visa-
vis woulii be the perfect liberty one
WOuld be 86 to cuss and veil during
tin- meal, a proceeding which is often
hi great relief-to the baelu-lor while
dining alone, and besides it could
DOt hurt the other's feelings to any
spprecbible extent
vVhile a man wn screaming at
the pitch of his voice and throwing
tlte SOOT dough bread up against the
wall to break it. this mechanical
lady would In- getting off polite
phrases in great abundance, and
inquiring "h that so?" twice a min-
nu*.-Wetaskiwin Free Lance.
di^u^L^in^iJt Atlantic Steamship  Tickets.
Klondike Administration.
Mr Ogilvie will within a short
tlmo be back in the Klondike and
the public will look to him toinal.e
a searching investigation of the ugly
cluuges tliat have beet) made during
the past few ttaonths, against the
ofHciais In the north. If these oftlc
ials have bean taking advantage ot
their position t�� obtain beiiefita for
theiiwlves.ind tlieir fiieiids at, the
expense ol toe miners, they deserve
the i*tronge��.t e .iitleiunation, and
should la* dlseltnrged without the
slishu*st hesitathMi. We are quite
aware that it i* easy to prefer
charge-*, but a tlifferent tnatu-r t.-
prove them. Happily Mr. Ojrilvie is
i man in ^'vnn the public has full
<-otUidtnee, and his report on this
matter will be looked for with great
Interest, and when it is received will
be regarded as final and conclusive.
-B��C fViiic.
The Profits of the War Eagle.
if the <sooderhara aymlieate repeats1
with the Centre Star the twcesi
made with the War rjigle, it will be
a verv profitable venture, The War
Kajrle was lsaight t-u- 1700.000. but
recently accepted the offer of a Tor
onto syndicate for an option on the
Saw Bill property for a year. The
syndicate is to sink the mine to a
depth of 500 teet and spend $30,000
on development. If the result is
satisfactory, the mine will be capitalized at &50.000, the svndicate to
have a third of the stock, the Saw
Bill Co. a third, and a third to go
into the treasorv.
Those citizens of Porto Rico who
received the American troops with
buquets, banquets and band music
will be heard from when the coontrv
gets annexed to the United States.
People who can get around from one
side to the other as quickly as they
can have a great future before them
in American politics.
An eastern editor is authority for
the statement that Bismarck, whose
sick room diet was beer, champaign
and tobacco, lived about as long, and
bad many times as much fun as
Gladstone, who lived so methoidcally
and painfully.
to and from European points via Can"
adian and American lines. Applv
for sailing dates, rates, tickets and
full information to  any  C.  P.  Ry
agnte  or
C. P. R. Agent* Sandon.
WM. STITT, Gen. 8. 8. Agt.,
'"Mr. Johnsing, does you know
what-de sailors got dat name tars'
attached to dem ?"
"Sure; in some pitched battle, of
coarse, sub."
Smithers���Pat, can you tell why it
is tluti in order to get a man into
heaven a clergyman will continually
del del the flames of hell?
Pat���Faith, that's adsy, sir; he
want*} to blaze the way.
B. C,
i alter expenses, brought tbe cost up I .     ,.     ,       r       n .     r
to at.uit wsa,ooo.   The property I ApplicatlOB tor   Renewal 01
was iteadfly developed, a on
with authorised eapitat of 2.
pita l  of 2.000000
��1 snorei was formed, of which 860,-
000 share** remain unissued. The
I.i'hYMII) issued shares are  worth at
precent markef pries sbnoi 11,500,*
OOll. Tbe preasnt dividend is 1297,*
000 yearly, and it Is believed that
this'will More long la; doubled.
The [tOfldon Financial Times in it*
editorial coluron oonsiders that the
heaw ratrchsses of the Grand Trunk
and Canadian Pacific stocks by Hon*
treahn* seetn to Indicate that the
rate war i> settled or at least points
|0 a settlement of the trouble
near future.
Will t* at the Hotel Balmoral
once a mouth.
Ill the
It will always remain I mystery
tu the pnbllc that the rate war has
continued so long.   The C. P. B. and
the Western lines have  both  voiced
their distaste of H.    The  vice president of the G.T. K.   OOW  prorlaitus
himself the pracetnaker. TneOrmnd
Trunk, he savs. never desired a rate
war.    Itipolicy  has always lieen to
maintain rates  at  a   fair standartl
Anything whieh the ollicei"s of the
company can do to bring alxmt a restoration Of former  conditions will
certainly Iw done.    Mr.   Price him
self ami Sir Charles Rivers Hils��m
are to hold   a conference with  Sir
William Van llornc before returning
to    Kuglund.     And. anyway,   the
trouble has not been between the two
Canadian Weds,  but between the
Canadian Pacillc and  the  Western
lines, over which the Cram!   hunk
sells ticKeta.
Liquor License.
XOTIOK i* SaSStlJ given that at the next
meetina of th* License Commissioner* of the
City of San.Ion I shall nj.jtlv for a renewal ot
mv IfaaWsSS for the llrj-tin Hotel, situate on
Reco Avenne in the Cit.v of BaadoB.
Samlon. Anaust JTth, mat
"application for land.
NuTHK h herwhy given that sixty Says after
aavSB I taSSWd to apply to the lionomble tho
Chief iViinmi.wionrr of Land* aini Work* for
IH-rmi.sion to iiurrhase the nnsnrveyeii or the
agricultural Crown land* within the following SSSStflaW   area :
Commenring at the northwest comer of
Lot **, t�� 1. Kootenay PLstriot,   thenoe ��o��tli
ISnhatas.tratirri west wnhslss. laantm north
IS chain*, thence west ill chains, thence north
10 chain*, thence we��t *�� chains, thence north
u> a iirs-*mi>tion. thenoe following the south
and ea.t boundaries of SSJat pre-emption to
Kootenay river, thenoe along river front to
point of commencement, and containing fNO
acre* more or less.
R. MeOriKK.
Hated stall July. law.
Cartlflcate of Improvomonts.
n. l. QRinnETT
Notary Public,
B. C.
Ileadqi-.nrters for Miners.
Well stocked hnr in connsction.
First class accommodations.   Board by the
lav or week.
Situate in the Slocan Mining  Division ot"
West Kootenay.   Where located :-In Mc
lluigaii llasin.
Take notice that LA. S. Farwell. agent for
K H Tomliiison, Free Miner's Cortilioute No.
aSUA, intend sixtvdav* from date hereof, to
.only to the Mining Recorder for a certificate
,,( improvements for the purpoSS of obtaining
��� Crown   (Irani of the above claim.
And further take notice that action under
Sec'ion ST must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
A. S. Farwkul.
Date of first publiot;tion. July,  30th   1����.
B0NGARD & PIECKART, Proprietors.
The First Class
Hotel of Cody*
���t.Ufl per day.
Special Rates by the Week. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, AUGUST 27, Ij^
The following is s complete list of the
���nining travisactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
the Slocan. Those of New Denve ��� were
as follows:���
ACQ 16-aOoodlke. Fennel creek, John B
Roberts and J H BarUett .     .   ,
Welchman Fractional, Granite creek, A L,
Auo lt-Areale Fractional, dlTlde between
north fork Carpenter snd Wilson creeks. John
Potter snd R J McMillan. ������-._.
RedStar. sooth fork Carpenter. C B Wpplinr.
Santiago, Sotashine mounUln, Sunshine Mining Co.
AUO lS-BoMn Hood Fisntlonsl, Four Mile, L
ASRerdLak��. third east fork Wilson. H F Libby.
Homer L, same, Alice Llbby.
AOO lS-Merrlmae, Stlvrr mounts iti.ttoo Long
Angrijrnon, New Denver, Palms Angrl��non.
Ana ft-Lady Albani, west of Alamo ooncen-
*!&law, Sandon. John A McMillan.
Horn Silver, adj Cody Sur. Ivan E W ard.
B^RovTMowTchslide, relocation North Star,
Chas F Nicholson.
Kitto, Foot Mile, Rkhanl James.
Snowsllde, same, O H Dawson.
ACO M-Rio, ContlnenUl, Daisy, Province.
Auo 18���Stemwinder No *, Camuanla.
auo   la-Brtttannlo,   Comet,   Forest   Fire,
AUO S-Smlthvtlle, Miner Boy, three years.
ACO St-Flta.
ACO lS-Fldelttj FraeUon 1, L F tfflfta and A
8 Williamson to F J Flnucane. An* 17.
Broken Look 1/8, Cracker Jack J. L F HolU
and A 8 Williamson to F J Fhiucane, Aua IT.
. Keno IM. Malcolm B Merritt to Lonls k Lar
*��SurninTt *, C B "Taylor to 8 T Walker. Oct ss.
Sommlt}, 8 T Walker to H M Walker. Auk U
Aco IS-Jehovah rracttoii ', John B Martin
to Jcs A Martfai. Ainr 15.
Syndicate, Carter H Bnndle to The Mount
Twlckenhhaui | to each. F M Purvlancc to D
W Moore and F E date. Aug IS.
ACO So���Nancy Lee L M E Brag-don to Norm in
McMillan, Aug 15.
CoosoNo t. Commander. Bristol. Power of
Attorney. Donald K. McDonald to Go* Kruxer.
May SO.
Congo No i. Commander. Bristol, Donald K
McDonald hy attorney to frank L Byron, fin
each, Aug so, fSuo.
Congo No *. Commander. Bristol, four months
option, Oos Kruger to F L Byron*; tsj*V>.
ACO 0���Jehovah Fractl.i; J, John B Martin to
Edward ��.Mathews, Aug IV
Kitto, Richard James to Chas K Melbourne.
Auk a.
Ellin burgh 1/6, John Smith to David Browner,
Aug 10.
ACO �����North Fork, David Sloan snd James D
Auo 15��� HlhernU. J I Tlnping, J L Jorks, J
W Donnellf.
P T. W 8 Taylor, by Attosney.
Auo W-0>ltater*l Fraction, Dan Mel,**!;
Calumet. J J Williams,
ACQ W-T, H C Teschner, Maggie L. Magirte
L Martin: Sun**, J P Clobb and John A Tonwr;
Rlack D amond, same; Silver Tip. VV I' mI *���
bury anil J PCfubb: Cougar. J ijciolib; Goat,
8am Ncwswander, WbRman, FBollegar; birdte.
SNewswender, BoyalClty, A B Harris: A *. A
R Hey land; A 1, J HOray; Vo How kid, F A
U-ray; Samson, F P Marquis; Blue Jacket, P H
Aco ll-8|winaia��nk,Cliarlott,two years.
ACQ 1*- Mamie Fraction, CenteonlaLBIlasard,
Welaka, Indians, Saratoga. El Baso. Tamarack,
Gold Cure.
Auo 3-Tttshna, Paystreak, Handy. Argosy,
Auo l&-Ottswa Bo��derw��*od, Kwutng Star.
Ollhola, Ml View, Duncan. 8t Uwraice. Wedge
Fraction   KlVtraV Alpl,
Peak, Summit, Heola.
Maria,   Le Roy, Pike's
ACO 16-Silver Tip, Cougar, Welkin. Verous,
ACO ll-Yosemlte, John Empey to B E Brown.
ACO W-4>n����i, J R Stephens t- R E Browu.
Wild Bill, 1 C Brown to Alex Ruffol...
Aco 15-Dunraven J.CW Martin to A P Mac-
ilonald. _
Aco lS-Oreaon, B Flaherty to John Etnpoy
Bird's Xest, Mike Carltn to
an I akc.
assjetrs i. * ms mi
"���' ���' ���'��� "������""" ���'��� ���"���""' �� *
For the convenience of the trade a stock Is slways ** pt ���������< i <> -I����"�����
Jelland Huildintr, SANDON.       Mines supfilled at wltnlrsale rstc*.       Cars
loaded with Produce, Fruits and Vegetable* arc ran Into tbe SUaran every
Imperfeet eye remain* to a����i*t | TUN DAYS, and orders can be delivered eo mote,
the  fulfillment   of   our   narlv
Aoo lt-Reno. Jno Bulko: 811 ver Mux. W H
Dowdniiia; Bosk. Frank Dick; Kentucky. Henry
Rekhart and Pat Nolan.
AU�� 18 JEastmoiit. J A Baker, I X L. Samuel
Thomas*. TaUm, R W Tb-anpson: Stlvertoniau.
John Wilson; Mender, Jno MeKinmai; Joss-
La wrsnes Knowles.
AUO 15-Mamle. C E Miller snd Jas H Wallace: BC Not, PC Chapman; OwvimI iliiie No t,
name, Brooklyn, Mark Mauley; What. ��m. Pat
AUO IS���Silver Crown, Hugh riuthrrlaiul.
' AsssssMKirrs.
ACO ll-Gslgsry, Htarof Hope.
AUO U���Mono.
ACO 18���Queen Bess. Whippi irwlll. Violet, No
8, Three Guardsmen, CIIpper.
ACOLV-Mattowa, Gold Crown, Saddle Rock,
Auo w -Sunny Side.
AUO lS-Otlawa No 4 J. Ttios Miilvey to Daniel
Mowst and C F Wkhmsn.
AUO 11���Jennie F, I Fyfe: Copper King. R
Roberts; Msry Anderson. Wm Anderson; Big
Dipper. Man-el Tardlr, M march, Oeo Walker,
Glen Alpine, W W Freetnaii; Tsmbatour. Robert
George; Butte. H Griffith; Bfcie Rlbon, Gwirge
Hsgoman; Bus.: Frai-tlou, W A Dsvles.
Auo Is-ComsbKk, Win B Baker, John H Li-
gram, G A Jordan; Lost Load. J A McTlekfe;
Jackie, Robinson R"rt; Clyde, W V Ltws.m.
AUO IS���Mayflower. A fiauilct and E M-irln;
FmcOnn, Arthur Aasellne: Iris, G M Hillary; Hi
Elmo.R A Cameron ond H Itilwi-t*: Llttl.- Olaiit
Frsctkai. J M Martin.
Most peoople are aware of the nwess*
ity of exercising care iu the use- of their
eyes, but are ignorant of the rules by
which they should be guided to obtain
the best results. So much in modern
life, aud especially i*i city life, demands
an alertness of vision and a concentra*
tinn of the sight on objects at close
range during all ages that it is itot surprising that tbe eye should deteriorate
long before the physical powers otherwise show signs of decay.
Beginning with early childhood and
continuing far into advamed youth,
eveu to early inauhoml and woman
hood, the eyes are called upon to do
constant and unremitting toil In competition for education iu our schools,
aud this during a time when the eyes
are in process of development from* an
immature state, just as the real of tbe
system is, and least able to stand overstrain such as would be tolerated after
full maturity.
This concentration of vision during
the early formative stage** can result in
but one thing���namely, arrest of development of the eyes, m that at matur
ity an
us  in
We are thus compelled to bring to
our daily  affair*) such a lack of visual
energy as to ruin the prospect* of sue-
ceas in  many   branches of sndeavor.
We are debarred from the profession,
or, at leant, handicapped in our every
competition; we are compelled to t.ursue
tbe arts with halting steps  ami   with
drooping wings; we are destined to flud
the large tieldof clerical work unprofitable, and  are compelled to re* ��rt to
Much mercantile pursuits as can la* Im**1
conducted without clone application of
the eyes.   Not only does this occur, lint i
overstrain of the eyes means iu manv
cases overstrain of the brain centers, so
that a species of nerve exhaustion results, characterized by Si  Vitas'dance,
twitchhigof various tmiftclesiiuil violent
headache   in  youth  and confusion of
memory, chronic  headaches,   vertigo
and nervious proapration iu later life,
These are but a few of  the nerve re- j
suits, and it is not surprising that these
should  occur  when   we consider  the i
physiological action of the eves
in order to fix au object at close
range, It is neceaanrv to forcibly contract a certain powerful muscle within
the eyeball Itself This muscle controls
changes in the convexity of the lens of
the eye that focuses objects upon the
nerve coating within, through which
impressions are conveyed to tlie brain.
Also, having two eyes and each eye
receiving its own individual Image,' it
is necessary in order to convey to the
brain one clear and single impression
that the eyes should conver/e toward
each other at a Axed antrte when look-
at objects at close range, and this is
ted bv certain
tertor to the eveballa that rotate them.
Thus it is'evident thst to fix the
vision upon an object at ^diiwor
working range, and tu keep it there
contintinuslvfor an hour or so at a time,
would require a high degree of sustained tension of eve musctes.such as woultt
not be tolerated by any other must le of
the body How many of us are able to
hold our arm extended outward for
more than five minutes st a tune? And
vet Ihe biceps and shoulder muscles engaged in this work are rated to be the
strongest muscles of the body.
You will ask: How can these tendencies be corrected, and how can these
dangers that you have mentioned be
avoided;'' My answer to the first is, by
consulting some good and reliable
oculist Ten chances to one, the case
needs glasses to coirect some error in
refraction, ir It has developed some incipient disorder of the eyes that ueed*
moat intelligent investig.it ion and
treatment. Do not submit it to au
optician, or a simple vender of gt.i*.e*,
as you tberebv run great risk of |>er
idanent impairment of vision These
men men do not understand tbe physiology aud ptUhoijsfy of the eye, and
thev should be enjoined by legislalive
enactmet.t, as they are tn many foreign
countries, from tfivtiiggla.*jf**j*i*radvi��e
without a preacriiduai from an i*-uli*4
My answer to the second question, as
to how these dangers can bo avoided,
is by oliserviiig the*** simple rules that
are thus formulated:
First���If a Ui'ld show* ev��d��*nee of
backwardm**** in sUKJies and rein. tan< e
to work, have his eve* examined bv a
reliable oculist     He  mav   have bead
aches when using his eyes *,���, *
take this method of gottiu* r��-!i,.( fi
you nave headaches youm-lf, (���ii,,wth��
aame rule. .
Second-Instruct your children not u
keep their eyedght fixed upon ��,
object at reading range for more than
one-bal. hour at a time Ut them look
off at distant objocts for lo or IS nnnm��
and then resume work for another
half-hour. This rule is also applicant-
to adults
Third���Learn to relax youreveMskt
especially when among moving object,
in the street, and to use just snoart
vision to accomplish its pur p..*,. {��� ���
surpi��ing bow much over currt�� v i* ,.m
ployed In this simple act of (,��� ,t*in? i���r
object* An analogy is seen in other
ordinary nhysoloarical acts, such a* the
force employed after rising from a *.�����
to procure a book from a table in iv
centre of the roo n By some, a rn*h i,
made to the table ami a rush \mi t..
tbe seat again, and so many times ike
energy needed Is exjnsoded ami Um tr
serve nerve supply is thus doj���l.-tis.l an4
is not available lor taher things.
Fonrtb���Keep the eenerat imvotn
system in good condition by freasest
and judicious bath*, and byavoidsam
of unnecessary w .rrv and ttteorrrtm
of I*** and coff,*e "fak<- plenty <���! aH
of-dieir eserciae
Fifth���Avoid prolongis.1 reading In
artiflciat light and do not i. ��� s i�� -,...
tu tbe earty ntoruin/ befon* tireakfad
<r sOine suLstitnu* i ��r it
Sixth���When the eye* mu��i la* it*-!
in the evenidg. empf.iv a kenaetM* wl
light--either a students lamp or a
duplet tinnier preferred
Farm Produce. Fruits,
"���Vegetables. ��~.
Can huvc money
by buying your,
from iik.    We are mak'tiitf ^ K|a3ci��l
offer of Light Underwear ami i ruling
Now is your only    8lri.i8"""""*""--��a^fr
From now until Aug. 31��t we are aelling our Ready M-de
Clothing at actual eont.      Postoffice Store, Sandon.
The Newmarket Hotel
otlmr musctoK ox*
Provides ample and pleasant sceoininodatlon for tlte tiavt
Telegrams for rooms (Htmiptlv attrmletl u��
8TK JK a AVI80N,       .....
lllog puMic
><is*|'>'^'-ssv.*#***��<sj - THK IWYSTUKAK, SAXDOX, B.C., Atl.lUST 27*
Deep Mining.
On the theory that a good   thing
ciintici last, merely because   it Is a
,r)Wil thingi the belief that deep tain-
jmr is Sniptsndbte in high grad��- tli-
,nct3 has la-cmne <|Olle general.   It
r,..nitr.it  years ot praetieni expert-
,.,���'�����-to tench the world  thai copper
miningc��rtild la* carried on to untie
lined depths, and  that proper up
i.| aiices as to i��|M*ratlnfr a mine were
ilonc .eqtUfett to  make such -deep
milling piMlitnlde.    It is now gener
ally conceded  tbst the only restric
iion* (ilsced oo deep minim; are the
barrier* which   nature throw* up to
protect her  treasures  from the aggressive ���*i��lrlf   of man.    With   the,
problem of extamsetn h��t*iiug water
��mi i��e, in lowering  il��ol**r. sop*
pin**. machinery and inert, properly
slv.d t'i re is nothing  t*> prevent
iii�� sinking ��f mines to en Indefinite
depth.   It  i*  rightly  argon!  that
liquid sir will solve the heel prob
!��in as far down in the Isiwel*. .��f the
earth *��� the ingenuity ����f man can
uenetrate. (Mf course the ambition i.��f
the tu**)! agg reasU'e mining man will
scarcely goto eueh extreme length
as io aitrinpt to freeae tne molten
lav i in the interior i f the earth by
ramping in ihe available supply of
liquid air, iu order to get at the re-
sent ssnek of mineral*. I'ut tn'all
pmctical purjw>*��*�� tlte probieiti of
dii*ji mining ha* been soived.
Willi the |MasHil)ility of deep mining c--me* a greater breadth if lit
feiligcoce relative tO Indue*-inettts f *r
deep mining. .S*srcHv bad the
world learned to believe that oupper
is ��� t an indefinite depth, than
ticnl ex|a?rlenei* dissipate* the
delusion that gold mining i*> ptuety a
surface |��n>j��o*it}on There is really
no reason for believing that gold
and silver ore* do not extend to a
- it depth, exoept that pinching
���hv chute* ami barren lottes have
been construed as nature *�� definition
of the end. Till** interpretation lias
uniurtunately Interfered with initi
injf in many nasalities, even where
comparatively little depth had been
Attained. It la ufieu lite case ihat in
k   .-rale mines a  barren   i��r verv
lew aradfl totte la fated tbree ��>r t *mt
hundred   feet   la*|oW    Uie    surl.ic .
���Vmieiitnee this Jtout* beOMBOS s���� line*
iferuusand refractory that tlie ore i-
scarcely worth hoisting.    But below
this zone the   bigh   grade   ore is re
sained snd followed until  at  somewhat irregular   intervals the   zones
K��ppear, the ore ebute aa  ���   rule
being iiisp'aced  thereby, yet  prats
tically  cunttiiuiMts   in  ehnineter.
Wenem Mining World
>*���!!��� sss ssi iW^isa-tait^ssii^tsu^wa?.*.
"la That So? *
Beings  lonely tmeheh.r. fond of
the iMiiipiuiy of the other m x snd
seldom able to get it, wo have decided, with the assistance ��� I the
hlscksmlth, to eoiisinict ��� mechanics I ft'ntrivmttoo wearing tbe out*
ward **-iuhlance tif a woinnn. with n
ffrsiiiophune Interior. The gramo
phone disc* will be llx.il for lulla
Wes b��r the hnhie*. utter household
phrase*, spring jokes ami plensan
J"'*, witty remarks, curtain lee
jurcs, i-tuista, chestnuts and so on.
in order to make the thing more
'������'���tural wo are arranging for the
������������������>li��rexpivss|on**Is that so?"to
Jjjno nut twice ��� minute. When
nttlng down to our humble grub
j"1' we will have this charming ob*
Jjct propped up on the opposite side
."��� ���'i'' bible, wind her up, turn her
|,"H(,< and'worry Into the sow Ml v.
One beauty about this fair vi��-n-
vis would be t|ie perfect liherty one
would lie st to cuss and yell daring
the meal, a proceeding wlilcb is often
R jmt relief to Ote hochelor while
dining alone, and besides it could
not hurt the ether's feelings to anv
spprectabie extern
While a man wai screaming st
the pitch of bis voki and throwing
tne SOUrdoOgh bread up againnt the
wall t��i break it, this raecbsnteal
lady would i*. getting off polite
phrases in great abundance, and
Inquiring --la that t��?M twice a mln-
ute. -Wetaskiwin Pros Lance.
ihe Saw Bill Mining  Co.,  whose
directors live mostly   in Hatnilton.
recently accepted the offer of a Tor
onto syndicate for an option  on the
Saw Bill property for  a year.   The
syndicate  ie to sink  the mine to a
depth of SOOteet and spend $30,000
on  development.    If the  result is
satisfactory, the mine will be capitalized at  s-250.000,   the syndicate to
have a third of  the stock, the  Saw
Bill Co. a  third, and  a third to go
into the treasurv.
Klondike Administration.
Mr Ogilvie will within a short
time l>c back In the Klondike and
the public will look to him tomul.e
a searching invesMgatiou of the ugly
ebaiges that have been made during
the pan few months:, against the
OtHcinls in the north. If thest? ottic
ia I* ha \��" Ik in taking advantage ot
their positioo to tdtoiin la-uetlts for
tbentselves sjkI tladr friends at the
a!xpenseoi t��m iiiim*rs, %bey deserve
the atrr*t$t*Mj oofulemiiation, and
should be dtseliarged without the
stiijhuwt nesltatam, We are ��mit��-
aware that it i* easy to prefer
ehatj'i-s, luit a different matter to
prove titem.    Happily Mr. Ogilvie ii*
a man In wbote the public has full
���iMitidi'itcr. and his report on thi**
matter will la* hsiked Por with great
itiU*n*>.t. ami when it is received will
tu* regarded as tlnai and eoocloslve.
�����. C* Critic
The Profits of the Wsr Eagle.
Atlantic Steamship  Tickets.
to and from European points via Can"
adian and American lines. Applv
for sailing dates, rates, tickets and
full information to any C. P. Ry
agnte  or
C. P. R. Agent* Sandon.
WM. STITT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,
Those citizens of Porto Kico who
received tlie American troop with
boaoets, banquets snd band music
will tie heard from when the country
get* annexed to the United States.
People who can get around from one
side to the other as quickly as thev
can have a great future before them
in American politics.
An eastern editor is authority for
the statement that Bismarck, whose
sick room diet was beer, chain pa ign
and nil��aceo, lived about as long, and
had many times as much fun as
Gladstone, who lived so methoidcally
and painfully.
ROOMS   10  &   ii,  VIRGINIA   BLOCK.
*-'.~r -��=��-���
B. C,
"Mr. Jolinsing, does you know
wharde sailors got dat name "tars'
attached to dem V"
"Sure i in some pitched battle, of
coarse, suh."
Smithers���Pat, can you tell why it
is thai in order to get a man into
heaven a clergyman will continually
depict the Haines of hell?
Pal���Faith, that's nisy. sir; he
wants to blaze the wav.
If the Oooderlieoi syndicate re|*?at
with   the   Centre   Star   the  soeeesa*
made with the War Kagle, it willbe
a verv profitable venture-   The War
Baffle wa* itought lor 1700,000, but  	
otter expense!  brought the cost upI ,     ..      ,       r        n .      ,
to shoot *7oo,ooo   The property [Application tor   Kenewal ot
Wai steadily developed, a com|>any
with authorised capital nf 2,tXHI<>i>
j2! shares was Jonnitl. of which W),-
tUD share** remain unisssiietl. The
���.toilim iastied shaix��s are worth at
preeeof inark��-t price Nonet $4,600,*
000. The prcatnt dividend is *?2i>7.-
000 yearly, nntl it is believed that
this will before long be doubled.
Will he at the Hotel Balmoral
once a mouth.
Liquor License.
afOTHSEta her��*l>.v given that at tli��-next
meet-ina* of th* Licence Commissioners of the
l*ity of San,loii I shall a|>|>ly fur a rSMWal ��t
ni> license for the Bryan Basal, -situate on
K,s-.< Avenue in the Cit.v ����f Bandoa.
J. P. Bl.A. K
Samlon. aSfWSt STth,  m��S.
n. l. QRinnETT
Notary Public,
SANDON, - -        B. C.
The London Financial Times in its
editorial column considers thst the
beery pot-ehaaei of the (irand Trunk
ami Osnadlan Pacific stocks by Hon*
trealers s��vm to indicate that the
rata war is settled of at least points
to a settlement of the trouble in the
near futur**.
N��>Ti��St i-- SStSSf given that sixty .lays after
date I intend to apply to the  KaaotSBlS tho
Chlsf OmaoifsstmisT af Taiwiti **i Works for
is-rmi.-ion to piirelia.-^> the uiiMirveyed or the
aarienlturMl frown lands within the follow-
ing ile-M-rihe-l  area I
I'onimeneinR at the norih-we.t eorner of
l.ot M, tl I. Kootenay l��i>trirt. theme south
Stnaslni thenoe west tilchains, thenoe north
* lochain*, thenoe west Aiohain.i, thenoe north
remsil)   It   mVSterV I IO chains, thenoe west iMchain*. thenoe north
tulh<< public that the   rate   War   bSS U a prs-smption. thenoe lol!owin�� tho stMOti
oootmned so long.   The C, P. K. and "*~*
It will slwaya
the Western lim-s h��ve  Doth  voiced
Uieirdtstrtsirorf it. Tho vice prosi-
dent of the O.T. K now proclaims
himself the peaeemaker   TwGrano
Trunk, he savs. never desired a raU��
war. ItSpollCV has always been to
maintain rates" at a fair standard.
Anything which the officers of the
company can <lo to bring about a re*
stm-ation of lormer conditions will
certainly be done. Mr. Price him
self and Sir Charles Kivcrs\V.lst>n
are to hold a conference with sir
William Van Horne beiUre retornlng
to Knglaml. Anil, tmyway, the
trouble has not. Ik-cm between the two
Canadian roods, bat between the
Canadian I*cltio and the Western
lines,ovor which the G��od inmk
sells tickets.
MiuiHiarie.-) of >a.i<l pre-emption to
Kootenay river, thenoe along river front to
point of eominenoement, ami oontainiiHt *��>
acre* more or les*.
R. Mill I i to..
I>ate<l ftVh July. ISjis.
lit :i.h|i-iirters for Miners.
Well stookeil har in connection.
First class a<-ooinmotlations.   fioiinl hy the
ilavor wt^k.
Cartlfteste of Imprevamants.
Sitnute in the Slocan Miiiinv  flivision of
Wi st Kootensy.   Where located :- In Mc-
GrtUSWa llasin.
Take notice that I. A. S. Karwell, aKent for
K. If. Tomliiison, Free Miner's tVrtitioato  No.
MS4sA< intemi sixty ilays from date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a certitlciite
ol impre*/SSa��Bta for the purpose of ohtaining
. Crown   Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action under
Sec'ion .17 must he commenced bsfore the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
A. S.  FAKWKLl..
Pate of lirst inihlior.tion. July.   SOth   1K��.
CODY. B. 0.
B0NGARD & PIECKART, Proprietors.
The First Class
Hotel of Cody.
-*i"ii>er day.
Special Rates hy the Week THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B.C., AUGUST 27 1898
More Railway Rumors.
The latest railway  rumor conies
. from London and is supposed to be
reliable.   It states that the Kootenay Rsilway and Navigation Company, limited has  been  formed  to
consolidate into one system the Kaslo
& Slocan  railroad snd   the   International Navigation & Trading coin-
pan v, limited, and to connect these
di>ectlv with the Great Northern *nd
Northern Pacific railroads by a line
owned and controlled by  the com-l
pany.   The capita) is Ai>00,OX) and
the present issue consists of 5 per
cent   debentures to the  amount of
��48.1.000.   The chairman of the new
com pan v is H. W. Foster, M. P. and
the other directors are Frederick
Lubbock, a director ot the Bank of
British   North America; A. C. Mitchell Innes, director of the British
Columbia   Electric   Railway,    and
Geo. Alexander, president of the International  Navigation &  Trading
com pan v.
The new company secures the
undertaking til the Nelson & Bed-
lington railroad and tbe whole of the
undertaking of the proposed American company now being formed to
construct a railroad from the international boundary to Bonner's Fern*,
at which point it will connect with
the Great Northern.
The Goodenough,
Furnished Rooms.
Strictlu First Class.
MRS. M. A. SMITH, Prop.
And Otlier Investments.
Every Representation Guaranteed.
Alen upon the water works at
Norhport by mistake turned oft the
wrong valve on Tuesday at the reservoir, the consequence being that
quite a little damage was done to the
single blast at present running at the
smelter, the witer jacket being badly
burnt and other damage done,
which, however, can be easily repaired without much cost. The incident
caused a temporary shutdown ef the
works for a few hours.
The work of standard gauging the
narrow gauge between Trail snd
Rossland is proceeding as well ss
could be expected. Trams do not
interfere with the work as all business is done at nigh', thus giving the
contractors all the daylight for pushing the work.
Forest tires are doing a roaring
business in many parts ot* the Kootenay. and the atmosphere in the Slocan is tinged with smoke to such an
extent that the sight of it is growing
werisome. Rain should be prayed
for if it will not drop on us any other
Sandon may be a red roaring
camp in more ways than two, but its
people have no use for Comiques,
and the authorities should see that
their wishes are carried cut.
To permit a Comique to run in a
town is to insult si) intelligent citizens. All such joints should be Span-
Tlie running of a long tunnel from
Carpenter creek to tap the leading
Slocan mines is talked of bv capitalists.
Three concentrators are now being
built in the vicinity of Ymir.
The Spokane Falls and Northern
is now running Sunday trains.
Application for Liouor Licence*
NOTICE U hereby, given that at the ex*
plratlon of thirty days from the first taOilic
ation hereof the undentis-rie*! will ai>i>ly to
tlie Licence Commissioner* of tbe City of San*
donlfor a licence to se 1 liquor by retail at his
premises situate on Reco Auente in the City
of Sand��� - W.J   Faasss.
Sandon, August aith, 1*98.
8. A. MI6HT0N
A Full Line of Cigars* Tobaccos,
Pipes and Smokers' Sundries
In Stock.
Headquarters lor Ptsving Cards and
Poker Chips.
at-co AVE
Model Hand Laundry
Bath Rooms.
A First Class LAUNDRY Service
At Reasonable Prior*
BATH HOUSE in Connection
Plain Baths 25 cents.
Ladies Hours on   Tuesdays and  Fridays
rom 8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Lady in Attendance.
An inspection of the Premises invited
Franklin S. Tremain.
In the Rear of the Ptttff OFFICE,
{Filbert Cigar Store.}
* Just opened. ��
I New Goods,
Fresh Stock,
igsre,    Cigarettes,    Tobacco,
Pipes, and Smokers' Supplies
gall hinds. $
|   Drop in and  see us.   $
Jas. Williamson.
|pilbert Bloek      Snndon, B. C,
H. Giegerich, Sandon* B. C.
The only exclneioe Wholesale and Retail Grocero House in Sandon.
Dealing in FIm. Freeh end Olenn table sup.
Plies suitable for Family, Hotel ind Mining trade.
Special brands of Pur* Tea* end Coffees.
Sole Agents for
Giant Powder Co.,
The fameae Goodwin Candles,
St. Chart*** Sterilized Cream.
Stores it KASLO snd AtN\*WOKTII.
H, Byers A, Co.
\r* Sot* Acnt, for
Truax Patent
Improoed Automatic
Ore Car.-
We Carry a Full Line of
Steel Rails,
Strap Iron,
Caps and Fuse,
And all kinds of
Mine   Hardware,
H. BYERS & Co.
Canadian Pacific Ry.
Soo-Pacific Line.
TSa Nat sad S*f**��te�� v*t .<��� K.-��t*
To Eastern &
Europc.tr- Points
To Pacific Coast cV   Far East
To   Rich   and   Active Gold
Fields of Klondike and the
.lAltKaire Cherked tol>c*tlaati*s
find Thronnil Tiekct* l**ttfd.
Tourist Cars
Pass Keveletoke i
Daily to Bt. Paul
Dailv ftttepl Wednwlav ��&*
ern Cansdian ami I   -   ''!,m*
To Main tins Points, imf. w cpt"-|C $undl>
To snd from Melton.
Leave        8��ndoii        *��*�����������f
7145 a.m. *.&��>*
A-eartatn   t*t***��t   fc||>m-l' HATW s*
fall Infortaatl.m ��> sM��     > >      ,""'
aavnt.or I
A. C. McAKTlin.. I
Afjcm. Sandon.     ��
I I OOTUt,        w K *x|,**J5j|fi
Ms!  Pas.  A��t . '''���'   """ '
fMSstrtr, N,U""   (hf
Sjs'ssas sbs*f*** t'rk'' r''"'.u,.-\v
CAN AM AN I'AHH'   IM"-"*1


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