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BOOK IV
SANDON, SEPTEMBER 22 1900.
CHAPTER 52
or
HAPPENINGS IPJ BRIEF.
Mrs.  Billedeau and   family  left fi
Vancouver OO Tuesday.
A daughter arrived at the home of
Mi. and Mrs. J. Harper on  Monday.
According to the recent legislative
enactment, Crown grant  fees are now
$25'
K. F. McQueen will build his drug
store on the lot next  to the Hank ol
B. C
Henry Tattrie left   Nova Scotia for
Sandon on   Tuesday   accompanied by
his bride.
Miss Hatt, wbo has been visiting
with her sister, Mrs. Christie, wenl to
Nelson on Thursday.
A foundation for the new Klondike
hotel has been laid on the lot opposite
Cameron's tailor simp.
IsitC Crawford has taken a house in
N.N.'ii and will move bis family to thai
Ot) in ihe near future.
ic irgo B. Knowles will occupy one
_( , stores in the Miners' Union block
fa  i KweU-rv establishment.
* ���
Mrs. Chas McLaughlin will leave
on Sunday for an extended visit to
Priceville,    Out.,    and     other   eastern
Its.
B. C Riblet arrived in town from
Spokane Tuesday , and has spent the
week overlooking the construction oi
the Ivanhoe tram.
Freight from Quebec was landed in
Sandon this   week In   18 days.    I he
C. P. R. is shattering freight records in
.ill quarters recently.
Several more maisofl de jotes are
being added to the aggregation ol red
curtain establishments which already
grace African Avenue.
J. 1'.. rlaiton, scenic artist, is in Nelson painting the stage settings tor the
Mikado opera, which is to be produced
in th.it city by Nelson  talent.
Tub Paystreak has adopted colored
paper for news print, and will hereafter
make its appearance oo the pale blue
oa Aiiich this issue is printed.
V\urd McDonald is meeting with
great success in his development sm the
Transvaal group, Ten Mile. He has ;i
tine showing of ore in the shaft.
rhe Swede woman, "Violet," who
was under Chief Stubbs care last week,
Was sent to Ne.v West.nin-.tci* on Tuesday to li. placed in the asylum there.
Murray   livers,   Q. N. Main,   ^ !>���
Hauler, Mr. "and Mrs. I'". I- Christie,
���"���J Mr. Haines formed a Sandon contingent which spent last Sunday in
Nelson.
Tracklaying on the Balfour extension
Of the CrowV�� Nest was completed this
Week and connection is now made into
Nelson with the Spokane Falls and
Northern.
Byron White, who has been visiting
at the Star mine, became seriously ill
With indigestion in tbe early part ol the'
Week, but fortunately made a rapid
recovery.
Ore shipments this week were unusually light. Tbe Payne shipped 121
wns, Last   Chance   HO,   Star ho and
Ruth   59,    The    Whitewater   shipped
1271? bins. ��� *
The question of a site for the new
City ball is Ihe next problem which will
���jnfront the aldermen. The proba-
bdtties are that it will be left to the new
council to select the site.
Rev. Father DrummondS* lecture, on
October 2nd, will he given in the Catholic church. The admission has been
placed at 50 cents, and the funds will
be used to complete the church
I). J. McLaughlin is doing a rapid
stroke of business on the new school.
I he frame work is nearly completed
and tbe building is taking on an appearance somewhat resembling the
Kiltie tower.
Private W. H. tyoodie, who went to
South Africa with the Canadian contingent, is supposed to be among the
Oo invalided Canadians now on their
way home.
Reports have been published in the
Nelson Niner, the Spokesman-Review
and the Sandon Mining Review of
outrages committed by union miners
on non-union men in Sandon recently.
The reports are untrue.
The Kootenav Railway & Navigation Company's new steamer has been
successfully launched from the company's shipyards, and is now receiving
ing the finishing touches. She has
been named the Kaslo and promises lo
be the fastest   craft   on  Kootenav lake.
Dudlev Blackwood has taken a place-
as drummer lor the Bruce Payne cig.n*
company of Ciranbv, Quebec. He will
hit the road on the 1st sif the month.
Dudley should be able ro satisfy bis
firm in the matter of connections, as he
knows everyone worth knowing from
the Great Lakes to the Coast.
Tickets to the Spokane fair at $13.15
for the round trip will be sold at the
K. & S. depot from October 2nd to
tcth. The present indications are that
there will be many visitors from Sandon
to the  fair.
Rapid progress is being made with
the const ruction of the Hunter-Kendrick
block. Toe foundation has been completed and the masons are getting up
the walls in a manner that promises to
[el the firm into the building on schedule time.
A small gold brooch, horseshoe
shaped, set in brilliants with an opal
in the centre was lost yesterday on
Cody avenue between Mrs. Isaac Craw-
fod's and Mrs. Chas. McLaughlin's
residence. Finder will csinfer a favor
by returning same to Mrs. McLaughlin.
A full series sif Tudor Black Italic
type has been added to Tiik PAYSTREAK
plant. It is the very latest thing in
type faces, just imported from Miller &
Richards foundry, Edinburgh, Scotland It gives a style, tone and hnish
to commercial stationery unequalled by
anv other face. Send your orders in to
thi's office and be in style. Better out
of the world than out of the fashion.
FOR A LABOR CANDIDATE.
The Slocan mineral exhibit will be
shipped on Monday.
The Sandon water & Light Co. has
erected a new line of light poles along
Reco Avenue.
Independent Political Action voill be
Taken by Labor Unionists
Moccment Started at Rossland.
Other Places Coming into Line
Convention to be Held of Labor
Unionists, Socialists and
��� People ot lndepen'
dent Views.
The first act in tbe movement which
will usher a labor candidate from Yale-
Cariboo-Kootenay into tbe dominion
parliament, was brot otT in Rossland
on Monday evening last, when at a
mass meeting of labor unionists it was
unanimously decided that tbe best interests of the country al large would be
served by cutting loose from tbe old
parties altogether and placing in the
field an independent candidate who
would go lo Ottawa to look after the
people's interests, and wbo could be depended on to place those interests ahead
e\f the interests of party.
Tne Rossland meeting was one of
the largest ever held in that city and
was thoroly representative. In opening it, A. C. Thompson, of the Industrial World, moved that, "This
mass meeting sif unionists of Rossland
declares in favor of independent
political action o\\ the part of labor and
labor sympathisers of Vale-Cariboo."
The motion was promptly seconded
and was carried without a dissenting
voice.
In tbe two hours which followed
many* speakers were beard, and all
were of the opinion that the time for
independent political action has arrived.
The secretary of the Trades and Labor
council was instructed to notify all
trades councils and labor unions in tbe
constituency of the action taken by tbe
Rossland body, and to impress on them
the vital importance of taking independent political action. A committee of
organization was appointed with instructions to call a meeting this (Sat-
urday) evening, at which all Rossland-
ers who are dissatisfied with the old
parties are invited to be present.
The Rossland mass meeting also decided to request the district association
W. F. of M. to at once issue a call for a
convention of accredited representatives
of labor organizations, independent political clubs and socialistic bodies, to
place in nomination a candidate tocontest
Yale-Cariboo in the interests of the
Independent Labor party.
The dale and place of the convention has not yet been set, but Nelson,
Oct. 6tb, has been mentioned as probable.
Among other unions, Sandon, New
Denver, Silverton, Kaslo and Slocan
have declared emphatically for independent political action. In Nelson
the matter is to come up at the Trades
and Labor meeting on Tuesday evening. Ymir has not yet taken action
and Fernie, Moyie, Greenwood, Grand
Forks and Phoenix are still to hear
from. On the main line the matter of
organization will be left largely in the
hands of the railroad unions, which
have excellent opportunities to get in
touch with the public in that part of
the constituency.
The program which was mapped out
al the Rossland meeting was to form
independent political clubs thruout the
Constituency in which all who do not
place full confidence in the old parties
will be asked to become interested.
While tbe movement will be fathered
by labor organizations, every effort will
be made to make it thoroly representative. Unlike the old parties, which
restrict representation at conventions to
members of their own associations, the
labor party will make it a point to sec
I that everyone wbo cares to become interested shall have a voice.
That the appearance of a labor party
in she contest is heartily feared by both
the old parlies is evidenced by tbe
strenuous opposition to the movement
already manifested by newspapers and
politicians both liberal and conservative.
No better guarantee of the ultimate
success of tbe independent labor movement -could he obtained.
The Gobernment Grant.
Replying to tbe request of tbe city
council that the $5000 granted by tbe
government to tbe city of Sandon be
placed to the city's credit, the provincial secretary writes under date of 17th
inst., informing tbe council that the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works will be in Sandon within the
next few days to make arrangements
regarding the expenditure of the same.
In making the grant, the provincial
government made the stipulation that
the city hall which is to be built with
part of the money shall contain government offices. It is to make satis*
factory arrangements about these
offices that the commissioner will pay
the citv a visit.
The  "Delinquent   Co-Otcner" Late.
The first "Delinquent Co-Owner"
notice to be published in the Slocan
division appeared in the Silvertonian
last week. According to the law the
notice must be published for 90 days in
a paper printed in the district in which
the claim is located.
This is tbe best law that was placed
on the statutes during the recent session. It permits the owner of an interest in a mineral claim to force his
partners to do their share of tbe work
or relinquish owmership. It will be a
welcome enactment to many long-
suffering Slocan co-owners who have
for years been compelled to do assessment work for others who took advantage of the law as  it  stood  before.
We advise all such to step into this
off\ee at an early date and commence
the advertising which will place them
in possession of the money which is due
them for the work done or force their
delinquent partners to retire.
A Business Change.
There was a change of bands at the
Filbert restaurant this week by which
K. P. Burns dis| uses of the restaurant
business to Hogan & Reese. Both the
new owners are well known to the
Sandon public. Mr. Reese was chef at
the Reco and Balmoral hotels last summer and Mr. Hogan was for some time
culinary artist in tbe Filbert. Under
their management the Filbert restaurant will no doubt continue in popularity. THE PAYSTHEAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 22, 1900.
MINING   RECORDS
The following is a complete list of the
mining transactions recorded during the
week in the several mining divisions of
the Slocan. Those of New Denve ��� wei e
as follows :���
LOCATIONS.
Sept 11��� Forget Me, half mile north of Rosebery, A M Descliam->.
12���Lost Ledy-i", Queen Bess Mountain. EM
Brindle, C H Brindle. J Williams.
18���Fitz fr, n f Carpenter ck, Chas Behrman.
14���Lonely Lake, Granite ek, John Lind.
Jack fr and Harry Fr, Rntn Mountain, A R
Heyland.
ASSESSMENTS.
Sept ll���Cedar. Flood fr. Snowstorm. Jem,
Blake..) C. K-IMamoudfr.Orient fr. 18��� I'ure
Gold, Nancy Belle, Alliainhr'--.. 14- Dardanelles
No 2, Formosa, 4 venrs, Pleasant View Slocai.
Yet. Fitz. 16��� Defender, Daybreak, Silvertonian
17���Cedar. Blaek Diamond.
THANSPKRS.
Sept 12- Farmun, Balamount, Karl, Erin and
Cairck. u-j-reenu-ut of partnership, between Philip
Moor, T M Donnelly, Edward Cunningham and
Charles Ganty.
Power of Attorney. P Burns to W J Wilson.
Clipper and Satisfaction, P Burns, W J Wilson and A J Marks to The California-Clip-ier
Lead Mines, Ltd. Sept 11.
J R L, B A 'r, Windsor, Halkln, 1 each, Bardo
Anderson to Emily Byrnes, Sept 15.
SLOGAN   CITY   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
Aug 27���Rover, Lemon ck, W J Andrews.
Tory, Exchantre hill, .1 T Tipping'and H L Fife.
New Apex, last g f Lemon ck. R A Bradshaw.
Crescent, 2nd n f Lemon ck, J T Beauchesne.
28��� Independence. Lemon ck. H Reichart. Tea
Pot fr. Springer ck, E Jack. Dipner. same, G
Fairbairn Eastside, Ten Mile, A Tunks. Miner
fr, same, R I Kirkwood. E J, 6th s f Lemon, M
Ratcliff.
2J>���Famous, Ten Mile Mrs E F Ferguson.
SO���Hard ScrabW*, Tobin ck, G T Gormley.
31���Loie. 2nd n f Lemon ck, I N Dalby. Little
Skookum, Spring, r ck, same. Bald Mountain
fr, Springer and Ten Mile divide, H Cainerou.
Sept 1���Vesta, Ten Mile, Lillian E Gething.
4���Atlantic,  Alpine   mountain,   C   H   Aber-
crombie.     Paeittc. same, Tony   Long.     War
Eagle, Lemon ck, D Hanlon.    Blue  Bell, same,
I Lougheed     Tyee, Springer ek.  I  N   Dalby
Panorama, 7th s f Lemon ck, J A Foley.
5���Boomerang, Ten Mile, Ward McDonald.
Muriel, half mile from Slocan City, J Shape.
Iola, Ten Mile summit. F A Wells. .Siiot,
Springer ck, R D Kennedy.
6���Isabella, divide Eight and Ten Mile eks. J
F McDonald. Standard, Ten Mile, J H Wereley.
Iron Cap, Springer ck, J P Driscoll, J McKinnon
and M A GillLs. Red Ro<*k. and Gold Dollar,
Lemon ck, J T Tipping. Florence, same, J P
Aitchison.
7���Mogul, 2d n f Lemon ck, J Purviance.
8���Buffalo, Ten Mile. P Sheran. St Paul, same,
H McEachern. St Louis, same, C H Loeuson.
Last Friend, Lemon ok, D Hanlon.
Carrtbooek, C J Northqulst.    Imperial. Can
1100 ��-k, Chas Helluian    Snowstorm fr, Miller cr-
J A Kennedy.
8���Bolder, Kaslo ek, J F Mcintosh. Ethel,
Schroeder ck, W S Stewart.
4���The Lake, Kaslo cr, 0 T Stone. Ethel,
Kaslo ck, reloc Alliance, Alfred Johnson.
�����Peti-o, adj No 1 Extension, W B Drummond
Shield, bet Hamil and Glacier oks, G M Gil
bert.   Yellow Kid, same, Cecil Ewart.    High
Ore, Jackson Basin, D Cosgrlff
7���International, bet K ' ar-' Kokanee eks,
J Grant.
8���Salisbury, Salisburyc)   A lUiuKoown.
10���Rand fr, Hot Spilrgs (Jump, DSCarriel.
Whistler fr, Lyle ck, V Moulse. Stemwiiider,
Cooper ck, A Campbell. First Chance, same, T
Ferrow.
11���Leona fr, Hot Springs camp, J W Smith.
12���Owego. Kaslo ek. reloc Scranton, E B Harding.    Bullion, Kaslo ck, P McCue.
ASSESSMENTS.
Aug 10��� Climax. 11���Napoleon No 3. Napoleon
No 2, Na|��oleon No 1. Rustler. 13���Golden Reef,
18���Victor, Hawbush, Empire, Warner's Choice.
Tioga, Alabama. Spiiiee, Balsam. 20��� Revelstoke, O K, Marie, Macev fr, Jane, Silver Leaf,
Knob Hill. 21- Waverly, Horsefly, Alberta N'o
2, Yukon, Klondyke, Ruth, No Name. Drennan,
Assurance, Lucky Boy, Marion, Hathor, Santa
Rita, Texas, Morning, iowa, Snowstorm fr.
Midnight. 22���Mountaiiicon. X-Ray, Sultan Ir,
4 years. Republic. 2.S���Province. 24���Brown,
Kootalinkwa. Hutnbolt, Splasher. Mammoth.
''Hildas fr, Floreus. Toby fr. Iron Mountain,
Burlington. 2.'-���Atlanta, Sanford, Auriferous,
Herbert L, Harbor. Kaslo Blue Bell. Wiughain,
Elkhorn. Alta. Cliff, Iua. 27���Linnie Fuilerky.
Syrs, Sister Motley. Rachel Gordong. Standard,
Hot One, Totebrack, Eureka, Scottish Chief,
Honiesta ke.
MINK   SALTING.
ASSESSMENTS.
Aug 27-Chilkat, Delphian. 28���Alierdeen,
Redwood, Headlight. ail-Two Flags, King
David. 30���Midland. Flagstaff. True Blue. 31���
Native Silver fr, Silver Lode. Sept 4���Montezuma, Daisy, Black Hawk, Climbing Rose fr.
6���Slug Ten. Colorado. 7���Black Diamond,
Boulder, Crusader. 8���Graphic fr, 3 yrs Balsam,
3 yrs. Graphic, 2 yrs, Coiicomara.
TRANSFERS.
Aug 25��� Minnie. J.DD McPherson to J Payne.
White Cloud, 1-B. D Kennedy to J Payne.
29���Evening Star, Mi, W Thomllnson to S B
Clement and J C Shook.
30���Turo.L R Butner to A T R Blackwood.
HardScrable, G T Gormley to S G McUallum.
Sept 4~Caruduff, i, J A Anderson to D C
Robertson.
G-Louis��ille, J E Skinner to J Baty.
7���Balsam, W A Macdonald to A M Johnson.
AINSWORTH   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
July 18���Summit, Glacier ck, reloc Icicle, Wm
Simpson.
21���Cape Nome, Hamll ck, A NlLsou.
25���Pleasant View, Jackson ck, reloc Northern
Bell, W A Clute.
2(5��� Derby, Hooker ck. John Desercian and J
M Lumprey. New England, Goat range, S L
Williams.
27���Pekin, Cariboo ck, Joseph' Verachoyle.
Intercolonial, bet Kaslo and Kokanee eks, Johii
Breedon.
28���Echo. Woodbury ck, J J Bean. Pekin.
Boulder ck, Nettie Fitch. Mountaineer, bet
Woodbury and Fletcher ck. Donald Grant. Acquisition fr. Bear cy. Geo H Bull. Polly, Woodbury , ck, reloc Peerless, T H Waring.
29���Kid, Little Glacier ck, J B Anderson.
80���Enos, Hamil ck, A Olsen.
31���Kekla, Hamil ck, A Nllson.
Au;* 1���Vulcan, Hamll ck, A Nllson. Guillam-
ette Cooper ck. G H Lambert. Doctor. Bennson
ck, W Mitchell. International, Woodbury ck,
reloc Double Standare, VV B Drummond.
2���Etna. Hamll ck. Alfred Johnson. Nome,
Cariboo ck, reloc Echo, A T Northqulst.    Al,
Charles M. Dobson, in the Cosmopolitan Magazine, tells of the various tricks
employed in '���salting" a mine.
"I was examining, a 'proposition' in
Shasta County, California," he says, "on
the boundary line of Trinity County
The vein was of great size and was
manifestly of low grade. 1 carried a
map of the mine, and every ten feet I
had the miners take out about 160
pounds of ore, which was thrown on an
iron plate, 4x"> feet, previously swept
and carefully cleaned The ore was
piled up into a cone and quartered The
diagonal quarters were taken, and these
in turn coned and diagonal quarters
taken, until I had about a pound of ore
thoroughly representative of each ten
feet of the mine. Each sample was put
into a $50 silver sack ot stout canvas
and sealed with my private seal. The
sack was numbered and a corresponding
mark made on tbe map so that I should
know just how the vein ran. As I took
some 200samples, it soon became im-'
possible to 'pack' these along the levels,
down the shafts and up the upraises
To watch them would have required a
detective to each sack.
'���I went on to calculate the amount
in   cubic  feet  of ore exposed in the
shafts, upraises and levels of the mine.
To determine the tonnage of ore, it is
necessary to remember that about 15
cubic feet of quartz make a ton.   I had
the samples brought out by the miners,
boxed   up  and   sent  for assay to an
eminent firm in Chicago.   I went to
Chicago to learn what the assay showed
as to the amount of gold and silver in
the samples; the chemist said that the
ore was of extreme richness.   Gold had
been recovered indicating between $800
and -$400 to the short ton of ore.
" 'That can't be,' I declared.
" 'It looks suspicious,' he admitted.
'It certainly is not in tbe ore if appearances go for anything.'   They do go for
a great deal, for a competent man can
often guess within $5 or $6 of the ton
value of ore by merely making a rough
pan test.
Were the seals intact?' I asked.
Oh, yes,' he replied; 'the sacks had
not been tampered with.'
" 'You've been handling some rich
ore,' 1 tolil him, 'and probably have
yourself 'salted' accidentally with some
of the rich particles.'
"No, he replied; he had been most
careful. So samples of th*�� pulp he had
made were sent to New York for check
assays. In this pulp the ore is reduced
to such fineness that it will all pass
through a mesh with 6,400 perforations
to the square inch, a little coarser than
ordinary flour. The reports from New
York verified the Chicago assays to the
third figure in decimals. Crushing the
ore in an iron mortar and panning the
result showed that the assays coul 1 not
be right. Yet how had the samples
been 'salted?'
"At last an idea occurred to me. Had
the sacks been preserved? Yes. We
washed them in a solution of cyanide of
potassium We drew off the liquid a
few days after that, and our tests for
the determination of gold showed that
those sacks were worth 172,000 per ton
of sacks Afterward it was confessed
that while I was figuring on tlie ore in
sijrht, a man with a hypodermic syringe
full of a solution of chloride ol ��_rol*l had
thrust the needle through the canva->
and injected the fluid on the samples of
ore. It had dried on the cloth, and
thus gave proof of the fraud."
WiUoii Crock Property.
Herbert Thomllnson is showing some
very tine samples of ore from the Stanley, his property located on Wilson
creek, about one milo and a half from
the lake, upon which he has done upwards of 1500 worth of work He has
exposed two parrallel ledges running
south-east and north-west, and in width
from three to five feet Both have well
defined walls, aud lie about 75 feet of
each other The ore is running with
quartz, and carries "old and silver,
with a small percentage of lead.
Sandon Miners'
Union Hospital,
���*4ub8crll>ei*.s, ^
l^r month; ������,������.
v��t'> patients, *_
Per  -luj.   ex.iu.
f i    �� , 8lve of wpon��e
of physician or surgeon and drugs _**_
-        Open o
lilt. XV. K.GOI1M. mt        mZ    . ..
Attendant l'hysicmn   |Q(��   Pllhljf
MISS S. L. CHISHOLM, Matron
j. d. Mclaughlin, i-rest,*,,.,
XV. L. HAULER, Secretary
Wm. DoNAUDtt, .1    V. Makti.v   R    i  Mm _.
ANOt-H J. MCDONAM,. M.KftteAi.Y,|KK
Katahlisheil IM***-,.
E. M. Sandilands
Sandon, B. C.
Notary Public
Insurance & Mining Broker
Mining stocks bontrhl and s_m    <;.-,...,-,i
:."<",.'!,,/(!r.s,l,M:ai1 Properrtw.   PromUJng lw
���eel." for Male.
Sandon Cartage Co.,
WALMSLEY & CRKBCH
Express, Baggage
and Cartage
Delivered  to all part, of the
citv
CLOTHES
CLEANED,
DYED,
PRESSED,
and REPAIRED
GEO.   CHAPMAN
BECO AVE,      SANDON
SANDON
BOTTLING CO.
DAY av  BIGNEY
Manufacturer of
CARBONATED    DRINKS
SANDON LODGE NO. 24
Smr1"1'v;��m.f )uVu U:,xU "V,TV V-7.tfn.w_ay evening. \ i���iti*,fj* Brethren cordially invited h,
attend. J  I) McLAUtJHL"\N. C C
ANTHONY slIILLAND. K.ItS.
OF ALL
CODY AVE.
KINDS.
SANDON
P. L. CHRISTIE, L. f, II.
Notary Public
BARRISTER,
SOLICITOR, Etc.
Sandon,
B.C.
It (/
SILVER   CITY   LODGE   NO    89
I. 0. 0. F.
Meetings every   Friday evening   nt 7.��/, ..,
I
0. E. LYON'S
hal,tn,v* NobleGra
rand.
A.F.&A. M.
ALTA LODGE NO. 89
Regular eommunicatldn li(.](J iir��i Th���...,i     .
each month In Masonic H all a hi P m  "__" nv '"
ing brethren are cortlal&Tnvitld '"immT**
THOMAS BROWN, S^Ury.   I SANDON.
M. �� GRIMMETT, I, L. B:
Barrister, Solicitor Notary
Public, Etc.
SANDON,       -      .      H. C
J. W. Balmain
CIVIL ENGINEER,
ARCHITECT, ETC.
P. O. Box 170. Sandon, B. C.
A. R.  HEYLAND
Engineer and Provincial
Land Surveyor.
B. C. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. c, SEPfE
MBER 22
Betraqed the West.
There was no harm done by the Con*
servative party In making the origlna-
r p, K. bargain which could not have
heen undone b"/the proper use of two
.rival opportunities which confronted
Wilfrid Laurier.
riu'iv  is  force in the   Liberal  BEgl!*
,���_������-,* that the C. P. R. agreement
bound the west in chains and its interests in the fetter* of iron.
There if equal force in the contention
thai Wilfrid Laurier negleeted two
chances to regain for the west all that
wa*. taken from the people hv the mis-
uki-. of Sir John A. Macdonald.
Public money has largely if not
wln-llv built the Crow's Nest Pass
Railway for the C. P. K in its own name.
Public money If building a railway
from Winnipeg 10 Lake Superior in
the name of Mackenzie *!** Mann.
If these two sections of railway bad
been built for the people wbo paid for
iluni. the technical supremacy which
the original C. P. K. agreement conferred upon that corporation would nol
have In-iii worth the paper upon which
the agreement was written. The puh-
lic ownership of the Crow's Nest Pass
mid Rainy River line would have put
the country in a position to demand
fair treatment for the west.- Toronto
Telegram.
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Some men get pearls from oysters,
and some    *_jirls   (^et   diamonds   from
lobo'crs.
"iwish lo ask a question pertaining
lo the game laws," said the visitor to
16.queries editor.
"Ask on, my friend."
"When is tlie open season for shoot -
inj; stars ?"
liut before the editor could answer
hint lie was gone.
Hot�� thet* Do Traccl.
h if* proverbial of mining camps thai
their inhabitants are sif a restless, migratory spirit, and occasionally we have
the proof of this brot forcibly to mind.
For instance, a photograph of Reco
avenue, taken in August, '07, was
handed in to this office this week.
Among the faces are manv who are -still
citizens of Sandon, but the great majority of those represented have passed on
to other scenes. Bartlett Hros. pack
train is conspicuous in the photo, and
of the three Bartlett boys in charge
IWO are now in Dawson and a third in
Tanana, Alaska. Of the others, Wm.
Sudrow is in California, George Macdonald is in South Africa, Harry Karns
is in Skagway, Biggerstaff Wilson is
in San Francirco, Thomas Brown is in
Scotland, C. K. Hammond, Billy
Donahue and Jack O'Donnell are in
Nome and Tom Callin is in parts unknown, while there are many others in
the group who   have   moved  to distant
camps.   All of which proves that mining camp people are at least travellers.
The Assessment.
Hie municipal assessment rolls have
been nearly completed by the city
clerk. The" total assessment, not including improvements in the burnt dis-
tr'ct, amounts to $230,000, as against
$362,000 on the old roll, which, of
course, included everything.
���lis not the intention of the city
council to levy taxes on the improvements in the burnt district, but on land
values the payment of all delinquent
taxes will be forced as soon as the
necessary legal procedure can be complied with.
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China, Crockery, Glassware, Groceries and Hardware.
Our Stock  is Carefully Selected, and  only  Seasonable Goods
Offered   for Sale.
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We are now Carrying a Heavy Line of
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHINGS
Which we will dispose of at the
VERY LOWEST CASH PRICES
Ever Heard of in the Kootenay.
Don't Fail to Examine our Stock
and Compare our Prices.
A Heauy Consignment of Carpets
Is due to arrive at our warehouse on the 10th of the
month. We can guarantee perfect satisfaction in Price
and Quality-   We will
SEW and LAY
All Carpets Purchased at our Warehouse.
D. J. Robertson & Co. THE PAYSTREAK,  SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 22
Vf)e papstreak.
Publi.sl.od Every Saturday in the heart of the Richest White Metal Camp on Earth.
Subscription    ....    $2.00 a year.
Strictly in advance.
William MacAdams,   -
Publisher and Proprietor.
SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 22, 1900.
Courts of Revision, for the purpose of bringing the
voters' list up to date will be held in all parts or British
Columbia, on the 5th of November. Should the federal
elections be held at a later date many who are not now on
the lists will have an opportunity to cast a vote. There
are many in this district who are eligible but have not yet
registered. All such should have their names placed on the
lists without delay. Registration blanks can be procured
by  applying at this office.
Hugh John Macdonald is hippodroming the east tell-
inof the tenderfeet that he is his father's son. If Huyfh
John would build a government railway or confine his wind
jamming to an analysis of Sifton's depredations he would
be much more acceptable as a candidate.
Down in the Wyoming valley in Pennsylvania, where
men work for 90 cents a day, the'anthracite mine workers
have gone on strike. It promises to be an interesting
struggle as it is representative of the greatest aggregation
of capital on one hand and the strongest organization of
labor on the other that has yet clashed in the United States.
From the workers point of view, the commencement of the
struggle was inauspicious as hardly ten per cent, of the
men went out, but should the one hundred and fifty thousand men who find employment in and about the Lehigh
mines determine to stand out for principles involved, the
eastern and nothern states will face a coal famine that will
disorganize industry in every branch and cause incalculable
suffering. As an object lesson the coal miners' strike has
only to ^assume large proportions to be convincing. There
are few thinking men of the present day who pretend to
defend a system' by which a few capitalists or an organization of laborers can intrude their troubles on the world at
laro-e and cause loss, suffering and disaster to thousands
who are in no way identified with the contention in point.
Just how to avert'these social and industrial disturbances is
the question which with every succeeding year becomes
more urgent and yet more difficult of solution. VvTiat the
end of it-will be the bravest shudder to guess.
To one unacquainted with the anomalies and contradictions of United States politics, many strange and ridiculous situations present themselves. For instance, we see
William Jennings Bryan, the anti-imperialist, touring the
country under a banner which says that governments derive
their just powers from the consent of the people governed,
or words to that effect, and at the same time Bryan's most
ardent supporters are to be found among the Southern democrats who are responsible for the disfranchisement of the
greater part of the negro population of many of the Southern states. Then again, Bryan has made many friends and
much political capital out of his expressions of sympathy
for Paul Kruger and his pseudo republic, seemingly overlooking the fact that Kruger met his fate on account of his
obstinate refusal to allow the people- -Anglo Saxons in this
case the ritrht of power to govern themselves.    And as an
example of what a United States president should do and
what his policy should be Bryan refers daily to Abraham
Lincoln, a republican whose administration saw a million
men under arms, who by force compelled the south remain
in the Union; a man, in fact, who was the only real war
president United States has ever had.
McKinley is equally inconsistent. He declares friendship for Britain and enforces a 60 per cent tariffagainst her.
He pledges himself to destroy the trusts but accepts votes,
money and patronage of the trust magnates. Notwithstanding that for two years he held absolute control of tho
house and senate, and might have accomplished any public
work he chose to mention, McKinley now invites the people to become enthusiastic over the Nicaragua canal policy
ot the republican party and to support him for the part he
took in a work which has not yet been started, and never
will by a government as much in the hands of the railroad
interests as McKinley's.
There are a thousand and one other points in which
Bryan and McKinley are as inconsistent as the wind, and
the bronze goddess of liberty must smile as she listens to
the rival politicians hawking the declaration of independence
about the country as evidence that life liberty and the pursuit of happiness can emanate only from a government such
as thev would form were the power placed in their hands.
Thk Toronto Globe is preparing a nice soft spot for Clifford Sifton to drop on. The Toronto Globe now says that
Hugh John Macdonald is not doing a brave act to quit a
sure thing in provincial politics for a chance to beat Sifton
in Dominion politics, as Brandon is a conservative constituency anyway.
When Clifford Sifton finds his place in the laurel-
wreathed grave that the Globe is preparing for him, it will
not be because the people oi Brandon wanted to elect
Hugh John, but because they wanted to annihilate the
principles, or lack of principles, for which Sifton stands.
Sifton is responsible for more broken pledges, for more
bribery, corruption and rotteness in administration and lor
more debauchery in the civil service than any other man
who has yet found a place in current Canadian history.
Hugh John may not have great or overshadowing ability,
he mav not have to any great extent the natural application
and force of character necessav to success in public life, and
he may not be able to escape the handicap oi being his
father's son, but the most studied prostitution of his opportunities could not place him on a level with Sifton, whom
the people of Brandon will turn down no matter who they
have to elect in doing so.
With this issue Thk Paystreak completes the fourth
year of its usefulness. Its existence commenced almost w ith
the camp's history, and it has shared in the prosperity and
vicissitudes which have fallen to the lot of the Silver City ot
the Slocan. It has never aspired to become national in its
importance, but there is no trace of egotism in the statement that it wields influence in its own community. It has
never so far departed from the dignity of independence as
to become the tool of factional interests or the medium oi
questionable exploitations, but has alwavs endeavored to
follow the well-defined trail of honesty which leads eventually to the highway of success. With ihe measure ol
success attained Thk Paystreak has no quarrel. We only
ask that in the future as in the past we receive commendation for the right and condemnation for the wrong wherever
it may be found in these columns. With this assurance vve
look with satisfaction to what the next twelve-month will
bring.
Thk introduction of   a labor   candidate to   politics in
Kootenay is the death-warrant to partyism. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 22
^ Ido Mtyevton Co., Zimited.
(Bents furnishings > 3Boots and Sf)oe$,
Weadp to Wear Clothing.
We have a line of Ready Made Clothing which has
been on hand since before the fire. It is in First-Class
order but must be sold to make room for new stock. Call
early and get the benefit of the discount.
��. n. Mtftetton Co., Zimited
Boots and $f)oez.
We Have Just Received a Large
Stock of Fine Shoes.
See the Display in our Window.
\11 Styles. Grades, Qualities
and Prices.
Try our Union Made Overalls.
macdonald & Moss,
VIRGINIA BLOCK,	
M -THE- ��
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The   Filbert   Cafe
HOGAN & REESE- Proprietors.
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All  the   Delicacies  of the Season Seroed.
AMERICAN and EUROPEAN PLAN.
Open Day and Night.
Eoeruthing Neto, Neat, Clean and Tasty.
The Place to get the Best Meal in Sandon.
At The New Store.
We have a full line of Fresh
Okanagan and Walla Walla
Fruits. Harvest Apples and
Bartlett Pears, Peaches and
Plums. California Tokay
Grapes. Ganongs Famous
Choclates. R. Smith's and
jt'errin's Candies.
Ma Ma Ma Ma Ma *��I_ Ma MaMa -vVaJ*
Jas. Williamson.
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# THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B, C, SEPTEMBER 22
�����JACKM MITCHELL.
The President of the Mine Workers
of America and his Career.
John Mitchell, the youthful president
of the United Mine-Workers ot America
is a native of Illinois, and was horn in
Braid wood on Feh. 4, 1869. He does
not look 31 years old. He is smoothfaced, pleasing in his manner, of small
stature, Weighing not more than 150
pounds, and dresses neatly, hut not
expensively, and always wears a soft
slouch hat.
Mr. Mitchell's father and mother arc
hoth dead. His mother died when he
was 2 years old. His father's death
occurred four years later, and from the
age ol* six until he was ten years old he
lived with a step mother and got as
much schooling as he could. He became a farm laborer when 10 years old,
and at 13 went into the coal mines.
When ib years old, Mitchell joined
the Knights of Labor at Barnsville, 111.
and a few weeks later visited Colorado,
New Mexico and other States in the
in the West and Southwest, making
his living by mining coal. He returned
to Illinois in the spring of 1891, and
made his home in Spring Valley, a
mining town.
When 22 years old, Mitchell married
Katherine O'Rourke. They have four
children���one boy and three girls. The
children and Mrs. Mitchell make their
home in Spring Valley.
Mitchell was made secretary-treasurer
of the North Illinois sub-district in 1895
and the next year he was sent to
Springfield, and obtained the enactment by the legislature of the Gross
Weight law He also carried thru the
Anti-Trust law, and several other
measures of great importance to the
Illinois miners. Mitchell was made a
member of the Illinois State Executive
board of the United Mine-Workers in
1897, and the same year became an
organizer for the national organization.
He was made vice-president of the
United Mine-Workers in 1898, and the
following September he was appointed
president, succeeding M. D. Ratchford,
who had resigned to accept an appointment on the National Industrial Commission.
Mitchell was elected fourth vice-
president of the American Federation
of Labor in December 1897, and still
holds this office as well as being a
member of the Executive Council of
the Federation. He was elected
president of the United Mine-Workers
in January, 1899, and re-elected by
acclamation last January, there being
no candidate against him.
Under Mitchell's management the
order has grown from 63,000 to 140,000
members. He has had no failure, and
enjoys the supreme confidence of the
National Board members, and the rank
and file of the organization.
Outside of his career as a miner Mr.
Mitchell has achieved success. From
1885 to 1898 when he was compelled
to go to Indianapolis, he was president
of the Athletic Association of Spring
Valley, president of an independent
political club, and a member and officer
of various social, literary and educational clubs. He was president of the
Spring Valley Board of Education before he could vote. He is a Catholic,
and an A. P. A. fight against him defeated him for re-election to the Board
of Education.
Mr. Mitchell is a democrat. He is a
good orator with a clear voice. As a
presiding officer he is fair As the
head of the United Mine Workers he is
dignified when he needs lo he, but to
those who know him he is plain "Jack"
Mitchell. More often he is called
Johnnie."
Even-tempered, yet quick to resent a
false accusation, his heart is in the
cause he leads. His friends declare he
cannot be tempted into political bypaths. He can tell a good story, is
modest, and is what the world would
call "a good fellow."
Now that the anthracite mine workers strike has been ordered, Mitchell
will become an interesting person, for
he has announced that he will go to
Hazelton, Pa., and take personal
charge. "I w;int to assume whatever
responsibility there may be attached to
the strike," he said, "and if it fails let
the blame fall on mv shoulders."
Lodging House.
Nloe Comfortable Beds-,
To Let by the Day-, Week
Month or Year. Get One
Before they are all Taken
Up.
JAKE KELSEN.
ANADIANo
'PACIFIC KY.
Renowned
"Imperial
Limited"
Service.
With Improved Connecting
Service   to  and from   the
Kootenay Country
First-class Sleepers on
all   trains   to  and    from
ARROWHEAD and KOOTENAY
LANDING.
Tourist Cars pass Medicine
Hat daily for St. Paul,
Saturdays for Boston,
Mondays and Thursdays
for Toronto. Same cars
pass Revelstoke one day
earlier.
CONNECTIONS
Except To  and   from Except
Sunday aH points Sunday
13:35 lv.    SANDON    arr 13:10
For  Rates,   Tickets   and
Full Information apply to
J. R. Grudge,
Agent. Sandon.
E. J. Coyle,        W. F. Anderson.
A. G. P. A., T. P. A.
Vancouver, B. C.     Nelson, B. C.
Pilgrims
Hit the  Iron Trail For
Neto Dencer
On Saturday
Where, on the Placid Bosom of
the Cool, Salubrious Lake, or
in the Fragrant  Recesses of the
Primeval   Forests,     You    may
Spend   the   Sabbath   in   Sweet
Communion wild Nature.
Vou   will Imd  all the Comfort!
of a Home at the
Newmarket Hotel.
If vou care for Fishing \ -a can
Secure Boats, Fishing lackle,
etc., from the Manag" cnt.
Guides who will Pilot you to
the Best Fishing Cirounu.-. always on Hand. Bait in Flasks,
Bottles or Kegs furnished at
Regulation Rates hy the Proprietor.
Henry Stege.
Transfer of Liquor License.
NOTICK is hereby adven that 111.1..    .
dat*. hereof   I  will (pply^tffi !tSSS_f
mUioner* of the city of fendon (or��__��,_-
Pwmla.
mi ro transier tlie license held""i)v'"n,Tv'8"
hi, Klondike Hotel to th. Ondewfaud''
J. B. LAWSON.
Sandon. II C, Sept. ISth.
Certificate    of    Improvement*-,
NOTICE.
OOI'HER MINERAL CLAIM
Hunt, in the Sioean Mining Division of West
Where   located:   On
Kootenay district.
Reco Mountain.
CHAS. GALES
BARBER SHOP
In the Tent
Opposite
The Filbert Motel
The Denver.
Cody Ave. Sandon
Comfortable Rooms
Good Dining Room Service
Reasonable Rates
A Quiet, Orderly, Homelike Hotel
The Most Complete   Health   Resort on
the Continent of North America.
Situated     'midst    Scenery    Unrivalled    for
Grandeur.
Halcyon Hot Springs
pa? Sanitarium..^
Excursion u'"l Nurse
Halcyon Springs, Arrow Lahe, B. C.
Terms, Jl.I to   IH per week,   according
to residence in Hotel or Villus.
Its Baths cure all Nervous and Muscular Diseases.     Its waters heal all
Liver, Kidney and Stomach
Ailments.
Telegraphic   Communication   with  all
partsof the World.
Two Mails arrive and depart Kvery Day.
The price of Railway Ticket for Rouud Trip
between Sandon   and Good for   thirty  day*
and obtainable all year round Is ..'���.85.
And further take notice thnt  action, tain
Motion 37 must be commenced before the i*i*>
anceofsuch Certificate of Improvement,.
Dated  this Twenty-First day of July. ISM,
A S FARWELL,
Certifloate of Improvement!-,.
NOTICE.
RIO TIMHKK MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate In the Slocan Mining division of Wed
Kootenay   l��istrict.    Where located:  On
Payne Mountain.
TAKE NOTICK. that I. M. It. W Rathborat
Free Miner'it Liooneo No. B8008T, as agent for
myself ��mi for Fred Steele, Free Miner'-.
License No. 27031, and for II H. Alexander
Free Miner'* LtoonegKpaB3WM, Intend,ilxtj
days from date hereof, to apply to the kilning
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvement*,
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown (trmit
of the above claim.
And further take nottoe that action.uii'ler
section   .17   inu.it   be   commenced   before tin
taenance of such Certificate of Improvement!
Hated this First day of August, A !>.. lHrti.
NOTICE.
NOTICK is hereby given that thirty d*-.ji
after date I intend to atiplv to the Chief Com-
mi��_ioner of Land* ami Works for H ipectal
license to cut and carry away timber from
the following described Lend*: Commencing
at a post marked "Wilson Hill'-, north aefct
corner." situated near the head of Summit
lake, thence north eighty chains, thenceeast
<>ne hundred and twenty chains, thence south
eighty chains, thence west one hundred and
twenty chains to starting point, containing
one thousand acres, more or les.a
WILSON HILL.
New Denver. B, C.,8ept. let. iwo.
Certificate    of    Improvement*.
NOTICE.
GRAND V1KW MINERAL CLAIM.
Suuate in the Slocan Mining Division ol Wes'
Kootenay District. Where located: On
Reco Mountain.
TAKE  NOTICK   that I.  Arthur S    Kar-
1   well, acting as agent for FredT Kelly-
Free Miner's   Certificate   No     SB*-***.*,   Intend,
sixtv dav-. from   date   hereof, to  apply to tM
Milling Recorder for ��� Certiflcate ol Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Orant   of  the above claim
And further take notice that action,under
section .17. must be Commenced before tn*
Usnanoe of such Certificate of Improvement*.
Dated this twenty-first day of July. UM'
A. s FARWELL.
Certificate    of    Improvements.
NOTICE.
WESTMINSTER, STAR FRACTION, VKK
MONT, POLAR STAR FRACTION, LEX-
INOTON No 5, EVENING STAR r'KA<
TlON, SOITH STAR aud CENTRE STAB
MINERAL CLAIMS
Situate in the Arrow La'e Mining DivUl ,f
West Kootenay District.
Where located: Headwaters of McDonald
Creek, on Rod Mountain.
TAKE NOTICK that I. .Chas. Moore, , ���>'
1 KaslO, acting as agent lord. M. A**"' '
Free Miner'* Certificate No. B, WW, m�����
sixty days from date hereof, to Hl'l'1.' ,...
Milling Recorder for Certifloate pi '"'i' ''Vll
ments, for the purpose of obtaining �� ��-*r*
Grant of the above claims.
And farther take notice that action, luide*
section   37.  must be  commenced heion
issuance of suoe Certificate of Improve*"**"
l'�� m.
ih*
t��
Dated this First .lay of August*
CHAS. MOORE. -^^A^���:_^__?AND0N' B> __���_ SEPTEMBER '22,  1900.
Tl-KlllHLIfi   PUMISIIMBNT.
..  t,.,i Oiit t����tlie Bimr Soldier for
T,",'        HleepiniC ��* Hl" Po"t*
it [g mi article of faith with many
.  tl,at a Boer commando is a more
b tlwit its leaders exercise no con-
J!* over men In laager or on the Held,
,i that  punishment for crimes is a
fLr unknown.   But this is far from
l\*g the case.   It is quite true that a
���Vr'solili*'** does not know how to click
wheels together, torn his toes to an
-Ute an_rle, stifle" his hack, and salute
lVflrv time an officer runs against him.
Hecouldnol properly perform any ol
ti. very simplest military evolutions
I''* ' mm 11- ���**!���
until it "learns down straight into the had sufficient reason undoubtedly, ow- two or three inches square, which is set
antheap; the scorching heat penetrates ing to the temporary stoppage of divi- aside by itself. By a new process.these
'"x  " dends of the large mining companies, small pieces are separated into leaves,
common to all European soldiers if liis
Immortal welfare depended on it.   That
is why lie is such a  failure as an at-
tacking agent    Still, in spite of these
things, the Hoer on commando has to
lubmit lo very rigid laws.  The penalty
for outrage, or attempted outrage, on a
troouni .8 in.itant death on couvictlon,
oomntter what the woman's nationality
umv in-    For sleeping on sentry duty
thoouniihinent ii unique; it is n pan-
biiim-iit hum ol  long dwelling in the
wilderness.    It is of such a nature that
oomAn who has once undergone it is
nk&Uted ever to forget. When a clear
cue i�� made out against a hurgher by
tntl More his comni.-uidaiit  the  whole
couinamlo in laager is summoned to
vitoasthe criminal's reward    He i-��
lakes out beyond the hue* to a spot
ram the suu shines in ail its unpro
inirii tierueuess,   He is led to an ant
bill full of busy, wicked, little crawlers;
the top of the anthill is  cut   off  with  a
spade, leaving a honeycombed surface
fur tin- --leepy one to stand upon (not
nuuii teai ol sleeping w hile he is there i
Beia ordered tn mount the hill and
M.ii.d will, his leet elu-e to_e*her. His
iitlr is  placed   in   In*   hands,   the  butt
itatin-j between his toes, the muzzle
duped iu both hands Two men are
told off m watch hint. They are picked
men, noted for their stem, unyielding
M-n-e ul duty,   and   love   for   the  CSUSe
thev ti __ lit for.
These guards lie down iii the veldt 25
yards a\va\ from the victim They
have their loaded inausors with them,
ami their Hitlers are, if the prisoner lilt**
into the unprotected cells and enrages
the dwellers inside.   They swarm out
full of fight, like an army lusting for
battle.   Their home has been ravished
of the protection they had raised with
half a lifetime of labor, and in a puny
way they want vengeance.   They find
a foe on top, a man ready to  their
wrath.   They crawl into his scorched
boots, over his baked feet guiltless of
stockings; they charge up the legs on
which the trousers hang loosely, and as
they charge ���hey bite because they are
out for business, not for a picnic.   The
very stillness of their victim seems to
enrage them.   The first legion retires
at  full  speed down into the antheap
again.   Thev have gone for recruits.
c* ����� *rs
In a few seconds up they come again,
until the very top  of the heap is  alive
with   them.    They   climb  over one
another ^^^^^^^^^^^
their  individual  moiety  of
Down into the veldschoon, up the bare
hairy  legs, over the hips, round the
waist, over the lean ribs, along the spine,
under the arms, round the neck, over
the. whole man, they go as the Mongolian hordes will some day go over the
Western world.   And each one digs his
tiny prongs into tho smarting, burning.
.tching poor devil on top of their homestead     He shifts a leg the hundredth
part of an inch.   The guard on the left
���jives his bandolier a warning twist,and
-lances along the long brown barrel
that nestles in the hollow of his left
and the great shrinkage in the value of
their shares caused by the loss of confidence,  aggravated   by  financial  conditions which have prevaled.   I look-
however,  for returned confidence, as
the Payne has already  resumed  the
payment of regular quarterly dividends,
and the Republic mill, before the end of
September, will be turning out gold
bricks.   The Centre Star and War Eagle
will soon be shipping to the smelter.
The North Star is paying regular dividends, and earning a fat surplus, and
the New Year should see all of these
compan.es i��* great favor again."
GHKATKK   THE   OF   MICA.
in their eagerness to get in
revenge.
cut evenly, and are then laid into
blocks, being cemented together with a
transparent glue.   By this process, any
size block is made.   This class of work
is used almost entirely for electrical
purposes.   The fine mica is used for
various purposes���principally for lubricators and  for  packing  in electrical
works.   The supply of mica in Custer
County is practically unlimited.   The
reason that the mines have not been
worked before is that the mica industry
is in the hands of a trust.   The Chicago
Mica Company, by using its patentel
process of cementing the sheets together, is able to break to a certain
extent, the hold of ths trust.
hand
aleg.to put a bullet int.. it; if he hits
an arm. a bullet goes into that  default*
ingaiu-mbm*; If he jumps down from his
perch   altogether   leaden   messengers
Bern from   both   rifles  cancel  nil  his
enrthlv obligations.   The  sun  shines
down  in   savage   mockerv*   it strides
upon the hare neck of the quivering
wretch who dare not lift R hand to shift
hia hat to cover the blistering  shin.    It
strikes in his eves,  and  hums his lips
until thev swell and feel like bursting.
The barrel of his rifle grows hotter and
hotter until his lingers feel as if glued
ton gridiron.   The very  clothes upon
his body burn  the skin beneath.   He
feels desperate; be must shift one arm,
for the anguish   is  Intolerable.     He
makes an almost Imperceptible movement of his shoulder and glances towards  his guards.   The man on his
fight front lays his pipe quickly in the
grass and swiftly lifts his mauser to his
shoulder.   The wretch on the ant heap
doses his eyes with a groan, and stands
fta still as a Japanese god carved out of
jute wood.   The guard lays down hi*
riHe and picks up his pipe. . ,
The sun climbs higher and htgnei
The commandant comes out of the
circle of burghers, looks at  the victim,
sees that the eyes are bloodshot and
protruding farbeyond their normal position.   He is not a hard man, but he
knew that the culprit had endangered
the lives and liberties of all.   "You will
remember this," he says sternly, "you
will not  again sleep when it is your
watch "   "Never, so help me, God!"
gasps the prisoner.   "Stand down then,
you  are free."   Quicker than a swallow's Right are the  movements of the
liberated man.   He drops his rifle with
a gnsp of relief, tears every  stitch of
clothing from his body, throws the garments from him,and pelts his veldshoon
after them.   Some sympathetic veteran
who has possibly in  earlier  wars been
through the same ordeal  himself runs
up with a drink of blessed water,
does not drink it, he pours it down
burning throat, then sits on the grass,
drawing   his   breath  in  long sobbing
sighs, all the more terrible because they
are tearless.    From  head  to heal he is
covered with tiny red marks, just like a
���"���hool boy who has had the measles; in
Owing to the present and probable
future increasing demand for mica, particularly in electrical machinery, there
is unusual activity  in mica  mining.
The old mica mines west and south of
Tres f iedras, New Mexico, have been
purchased and are being operated by a
Colorado companv.   In Custer County,
South Dakota, according to the Black
Hills Mining Review, about thirty old
mica mines which have been lying idle
for years  are being opened.   One of
these, the McMakin, has to its credit a
production of $1,000,000 worth of mica.
The  Lost Bonanza is another which
produced 12,000 pounds of mica in one
year.   The Oom Paul, New York,Crown
Hill, Monarch and several others are
being bonded  to  tbe  Monarch   Mica
Company,and mica is being now shipped
in carload lots to Chicago, where it is
sorted    Only about 7 per cent, will be
large enough  to work up into stove
glass    There will be a large amount
Good Cooks are Born, not made.
The kitchen mechanic
at the���       *���
Sandon eg House
Is a scientist in the
culinery line Drop
in and	
GET A SQUARE MEAL
We serve the
Best regular dinner in Sandon
Q. H. MURHARD
era
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
He
his
Fresh and Cured
Fish and Oysters
M
w
Heat
guidon
Dressed and Live
three days then
will not be a mark on
but he w������'t tor-cat them, all tha
I, no. In thlrtythreo year, or hr
'    _'red ������d thirty-three years, if he
���appl_, have a memory of any kind
at that period.
ROSSLAND
LOOKING    ITI\
FOLLIOTT & M'MILLAN
Contractors & Builders
^ommW^W*��i    %LTd
, .. bul t,,t, fU ,      a D?mension Timber always in Stock
can he no doum o CKpttalistB' s�����m__ttons furnished for all classes ot building.
TTZl of the world.   No doubt Plans, Estimates ���*<��*��&& R. freight shed.
11 !ca*ad..�� lr.ve.tors *����"**| _    ..      _ .   , __,,_��� SaitdOI.
MfPTiAi*-*   in concluding a
Clarence Mettrtff ^
lengthy   intarvtej   In   tne
burette is quoted as Baying.
("1 but that Province will
^^*SW Railroad Avenue
during the past year, THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 22
STRIKE IN THE RECO.
The First   Return from  a $25,000
InceHtment.
An important strike was made in the
Reco mine on Wednesday in the upraise which was recently driven on the
line between the Reco and Goodcnough.
From the upraise which connected
the No. 7 with the No. h tunnel without exposing an ore body, a crosscut
was run into tlie hanging wall for
eleven feet, where the strike was made.
The present showing is three inches of
clean galena of the same character as
t iat shipped from the Reco two years
ago, which made that properly famous
as shipper of the highest-tirade galena
ore ever mined in America.
The strike is al a depth of 450 feet,
and give*-* 200 feet of working ground
above which has not yet  been touched.
It is too early yet to state what the
extent of the strike will be, but the indications are that it is one of immense
value.
TFNDERS WANTED.
TENDERS will be received bv the
undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on
the 25th inst. for the furnishing and
supply of mining timbers at the Minnesota Silver Company's concentrator,
Sandon, B. C.
Specifications at the office of the
company.
P. J. HICKEY,
Manager.
Tbarrp
Viasf).
Spectacles.
The long evenings' are here
and you are not able to read
as easily as you used  to do.
t t
Do Not Endanger Your
Sight by Straining
Your Eyes.
*
There is Comfort and  Pleasure
in Wearing our   New  Per'
fected Glasses-
��*
Our Rimless Glasses will also
add to your Appearanance.
Q. W. Grimmett,
Graduate Optician.
Dealer in
$& Cutlery, Granite,
$�� Nichle and Tin-
$fc toare. A First
$���$��� Class stock of
7^ Oxford Ranges,
$�� Cooking, Heat-
$fc ing Stooes.
*���*_*��� ���/_** ���/_*����� ���/-.**��
2V.*.
Tintoare of all ft
hinds for familu, |g
hotels, restaur- |g
ants and mining ��*
camp kitchens, |j|
made to
promptly.
order t��
Estimates given on air pipe
and all mining work, roofing
plumbing, etc. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Best materials,
personal attention given all
orders.
All Goods Al. and at
Right Prices. Call
and Inspect.
RAILROAD  - - .  AVENUE,
SANDON.
RECO HOTEL
BARBERSHOP
AND
HATH    ROOMS
No Long Waits
Good Seruice
The Best Baths
In Town.
YOUR "NEXT."
II. M. Stevens.
The New Clifton
This house has recently been
Completed and Kitted  up.     It
is  one of the Nicest Hotels in
the Kootenay. If you have
an hour or a day to spend in
town do not  fail to  call upon
John Buckley.
Proprietor.
Just   Received.
A   large  consignment  of the
latest Fashions in Fall
IgflLLINEI-W
*K W 00000*00 00000000 jL v.
0000000000000000 mW& \
Ladies Shirt Waists and
Skirts.
Ladies Underwear,
Misses .r and  "* Childrens
Furnishings.
Misses A. & M. HcKinnon
Just Ask Us
��������������r.���____������*****************
FOR ANYTHING YOU WANT IN THE
Grocery and Provision Line.
WE will be pleased to supply you   at the most reasonable
Prices with l>vhx1s of the best quality.
II. Giegerieh,      Reco Ave.
%. ffivevs & Co.
Stoves
*_*_���*___/ M* a 1a\1aMa\1a\1aMaMa
m .mm . mm ��� mm . mm. .mm. mm . mm a mm- .mm-, m
</*> -/_V /���> a*--,** </.*��� ���/���> ���/_* ���/_*���  ���/_* ���_������
Stoves
***��� ��� ���**��� ��� <m
</*> ���/*>
Ma
*_>
Stoves.
Sole agents for the famous McClary Stoves
and Ranges
A complete stock of Heaters just receive for
the fall season.
Announcement!
I have placed a full line of Boots and
Shoes in the tent formerly occupied bv Pitts
Bros, which I invite the*Sandon public to
inspect hefore purchasing elsewhere. Will
give particular attention to Ladies' and
Gentlemen's fine shoes.
Eli Taylor
Ot
i
*
\��>
-**-,*-*-*���
w Preserving;
&   lime is Here.
1 VVF HAVE FRESH FROM
**     OKANAGAN
***** VALLEY **^*|
*      Fancy Plums,    $   Medium Plums. t
W Bartlet Pears,   I   Free Stone Peaches %
���m Tomatos, a   Harcest Apples. #
1    in      ALL IN PRIME CONDITION. |
�� Jalland Bros., Cody Ave. f
&
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