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There will b* a football game at
Three Korku lomorrow,
Uu- silver Bell mine, In  McGuigan
I'.i-ain, *.*'-,s clo��ed down on Monday.
I \ Whittier visited Spokane on the
ni,l of the week, returning Tuesday.
\\,. \|. W. Day and Miss Katie
|).i\ Wi ll 10 Spokane on Monday io
Members of the Catholic denomination arc raising a load to build a church
in Sandon.
Angus Mclnnes, recorder at New
Denver, will leave next week for a trip
lo his home in Cape Breton.
Smelter talk has broken out voilently
ia Kaslo again. This is a harbinger
of better times for the lake town.
Hamilton Byers and wife of Nelson
wmL-J with Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Yallance
for a few days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sandiford and W.H.
Sandiford, jr., of New Denver, spent
Wednesday and Thursday in town.
Percj Wilkinson, who has been mak-
ing Iii*. headquarters in Rossland lor
several months, returned lo Sandon on
Lorenzo Alexander and wife arrived
in New Denver from England on Tuesday.    They  will   make   their home in
that Unvn.
Dudley Blackwood was seen with
digging clothes on yesterday. He
claims that he was only doing assessment work.
Louis Hupperten's wife and two
V'lix arrived from Montreal in the early
part of the week and now reside on
Cod) avenue.
IV J. Robertson unloaded another
car ol furnitrue yesterday; iron bet.
Steads and oilier appurtenances to tin
comforl of humanity.
Sherry Birchall left yesterday for a
holiday trip to Nelson, Rossland.
Greenwood and coast points. He will
be away about ten days.
rhe Reco Hotel dining room will
"pen to-morrow. The fixtures and
furnishings are the best in the Slocan
and the cuisine will be unexcelled.
McLeod it Pullmore have leased Mike
K -rim's building, next to the Ivanhoe
h lei, and are applying for a transfer
'f the license held by the Star hotel.
Several shipments of second-hand
furniture have been made to Sandon
recently. The shippers have met with
poor success in disposing of their merchandise.
A Crown grant is being applied for
h.v the owners of the Big Timber, on
Payne mountain. M. R. W. Rath-
borne, Fred Steele and H. B. Alexander
are the applicants.
Clarence J. McCuaig and Senator
Warner-Miller who were visiting properties In the neighborhood of Nelson
and Slocan City, have returned to
Spokane and will" spend a week in the
Republic camp before  visiting Sandon.
, fhe  Hunter-Kendrick Co.,   has  let
ie contract  for the new  store to John
has been commenced and the contractor will arrive today commence building. The building will be occupied
within sixty days.
K. K. Chipman, who has held down
the job of city clerk for Kaslo during
the last four years has been appointed
mining recorder for the Ainsworth
division. Harold Sands, of the Kootenaian is among Ihe applicants for the
situation of clerk in "Chip's" place.
Macdonald & Ross is the name of a
new tirm that will commence business
early next week in the grocery line in
the Harris' block. Mr. Macdonald has
ocen in business in Dun an City and
Kaslo for some time and Albert Ross
is already well known to the Sandon
Gooernment Getting into Deep water
on the Eight Hour Laic. A
Good Bill Introduced bq Smith
St Keoern Will Worh.
Sidney Norman of Spokane spent
several days in the camp this week
making arrangements to commence
operations on tlie St. Kevern, which
has been idle for a long time. A large
amount of the St. Keverne stock, the
most of which was originally held by
John A. Finch and J. I). Parrel), has
been taken up by Montreal capitalists
who, it is rumored, will push development on the proper!;.. The St. Keverne adjoins llie Mountain Chief and
Two Jacks of the Payne group on the
east and is believed lv experts to carry
the Payne ledge.
Miners' Union Will Build.
Plans are being prepared for a Minors' Union hall which is to be built
either on one of the skating rink lots or
on a lot below the Reco hotel. Two
sets of plans are being prepared and it
lias not yet been decided which oi the
two will be accepted, but the building
will be two stories with offices, sitting
room, library, etc., on the ground floor
and a hall with seating capacity for
four or five hundred people on ihe second floor. The building will cost in
the neighborhood of $6ooo. The funds
will be raise J in the shape of small
loans, from $5 to $250, among members
of the union. Over $2000 has already
been subscribed.
son   of  Rossland.     Excavating
Will Keep the Japs at Home
VICTORIA, August S. A most important piece of information to Canada
and the l'nited States was a telegram
from the Japanese consul at Vancouver
Which was read in I he legislature to
dav by premier Dunsmuir :
''Yesterday 1 received a cablegram
from my government to the effect that
the local authorities were instructed on
the 30th ultimo to prohibit entirely the
emigration of Japanese from Japan to
Canada and also to the United States.
1 hope you will announce this to the
legislature.    1  will   confirm by mail." |
(Speoial tu  tlie I'uy.-atri'iik,)
Victoria, Aug. 7th, 1900.���In the
house today when Mclnnes rose to
move the second reading of his bill relating to labor, which provided for
eight hours a day in all mines and on
government work and also made provision for excluding Chinese and Japanese from employment in a large
number of industries, Mr. McPhillips
took exception on the ground that as it
was a restriction of trade it was beyond
ihe power of the assembly to deal with
it, as it was a dominion matter. Prentice took objection lhat as the bill restricted the hours of labor on government work.it affected the perorogative of
the crown and no private member could
introduce the bill but it mast, emanate
from the government. Speaker Booth
���did not rule on the point raised by Mc-
Phillips, but on the ground stated by
Prentice he declared the bill out of
order. Mclnnes appealed from the
speaker to the house and his appeal
was voted down b\ the following division : Yeas -Mclnnes, Ciilmour, Staples,
F. C. Smith, Oliver, Brown, Curlis,
R. Smith���8
Nays- Kidd, Neill, Munro, Hall,
McPhillips, Helmcken, Turner, Dunsmuir, Kberts, A. W. Smith, Ellison,
Clifford, Fulton, Havward, Garden,
Tatlow, Prentice, Wells McBride,
Pooley, Murphy, Rogers, Hunter, Taylor, Dickie, Mounce���26.
This question of limiting the hours
of labor on public works came up in
the session of 1891 upon the motion of
a private member, Bavin, and objection
was taken on the same ground that
Hon. Mr. Prentice took. The Speaker
at lhat time, Mr. Higgins, declared the
motion in order and that it did net
entrench upon the rule respecting the
perorogutive of the crown.
The 'moment the question was raised
bv Mr. McPhillips in the house Speaker
Booth was prepared for il and had the
passage in May, bearing on it, marked aud read them to the house showing
that the matter had been arranged
before hand. This labor bill had no
doubt given the government considerable worry and fearful to oppose it openly they have resorted to the method
slated to side track it, but upon the
main issue they will yet have to pass as
Mclnnes has given notice of another
bill on the same question.
At the council meeting on Monday
evening there were present acting
mayor Buckley, aldermen Crawford
Thompson and Atherton.
Communications from Ihe registrar-
general regarding town plats were received and filed.
A communication from A. David and
Geo. Wait regarding Chief of Police
Stubbs allowing a prisoner to escape
while en route to Nelson and requesting the council toinvestigateanddisiniss
that official. The matter was referred
to the police commissioners to investigate.
The following accounts were passed :
Registrar-general $ 25.00
Corswell & Co     15.50
Schmock & Burns       1.95
Chas. Phyphrs      8.00
Geo. Weir       8.00
Wm. Stubbs, prisoner to Nelson    15.15
Sandon Water & Light Co       2.50
Paystreak       7.00
E. F. McQueen, dressing for
A. A. McDonald       7.00
C. Cliffe       9.15
Karr & Wilson, sidewalk  383.28
Jalland Bros,  feed     2SJ>2
Wm. Stubbs, blacksmithing     18.00
The city's receipts for July were :
Liquor Licenses $2340.00
Police Department     342-5��
Who Knouts James Killington.
Victoria, B. C��� Aug. 8.--In the
legislature today Smilh Curtis of Rossland introduced a bill of much importance to the labor unions. It provides
that workmen shall have the right to
damages if brot into a district under
contract where a strike is on without
having been told of the strike. This
bill is said to have been suggested by
the Slocan labor troubles, when miners
were shipped in to take the place of
the strikers.
Serg't Dr. H. G. Killington, of the
First Bedfordshire regiment, stationed
at Mooltan, Fast India, writes to inquire the whereabouts of his brother,
lames Killington, who left Calgary
three years ago to come to Sandon to
work in the Noble Five mine. His
lame does not appear on the Five
payroll of thai date and his brother has
not he ird anything of him since his
departure from Calgary.
If anyone has information about
lames Killington they can . do his
brother a service by forgarding it to
this, office.
Wonderful Leased.
F. A. Brown and L. B. Barker have
taken a lease on the Wonderful claim,
and will commence work immediately.
Only a small force will be employed at
first cleaning out the tunnels and fixing
up the timbers. At a later date more
men will be put on. The terms of the
lease are not made public but il is understood that Messrs. Brown and
Barker have secured it on very favorable conditions.
Lee Starts Up.
Immediately subsequent lothe return
of Lorenzo Alexander operations have
been resumed on the R. K. Lee. Wm.
Innes, who was foreman of the propertv
last winter, took up a gang of seven
men and supplies on Thursday to reopen the property. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, AUGUST 11,
Is It well for the preacher to preach,
And expound the gospel for gold,
While his sermons are dimly remembered,
And the sweet, simple truths are untold ?
Is It well for the doctor to practice
And nature to mar in his use,
While the patient Is soaked in solution,
And his health is exposed to abuse ?
Is it well for lawyer to quibble,
And scheme for a client too bold,
While the laws are twisted and tangled,
And justice stays out iu the cold ?
Is it well for the statesman to plot,
And lead the nations to hate,
While the general generals the force,
And sends the men to their fate ?
Is It well for the monarch to rule,
And lavish his wealth on his train.
While the nation is burdened with taxes,
And the cottagers vainly complain ?
Is it well for the fool that he sleeps,
And thinks not of fate as we go,
While the world is bewildered with sin,
And the nations cry out in their woe ?
Is it well that our first parents sinned,
And were driven from Eden's fair bower,
While God, in His mercy and grace,
Gave Christ to repel the dark hour ?
Is it well that any should answer,
And conjure the mystery away,
While the earth is freighted with mortals.
Who travel to Judgment Day ?
There is, I think, little question that
in the main there runs a sort of unwritten law through the animal kingdom, that infancy, and even childhood,
are entitled to certain rights of immunity which must be respected    The
attitude of animals toward the young of
their own species is, we think, almost
uniform, most of us having probably
seen instances of it. I was once the
proud possessor of a fine English setter,
a dog of handsome presence and a most
Hibernian delight in "fightin1." He
would face any dog, and, indeed, had
thrashed and been recognized as the
master of most in the neighborhood,but
if a young puppy or kitten were suddenly presented to him he would turn tail
ana flee in apparent terror. Upon several occasions I tried the experiment of
holding him with one hand bv the collar
and presenting the sprawling and whining object with the other, and it was
really comical to see how he would
shrink and shut his eyes, turn his face
aside and whimper. It is, of course,
possible that the feelings ot the big dog-
were merely comparable to those of the
average bachelor when suddenly
brought into the presence of a wee
infant and asked to "hold the baby."
There are few prettier sights in the
world than to see a great, dignified,
battle-scarred wolfhound lying in the
sun, with an impudent, little doll's-
doormat-on-four-legs of a terrier puppy
yapping in his face, tugging at his earn,
and tumbling all over his hack. If you
can come upon him unawares, so thnt
he does not know you ai e watching,you
will see that he is not merely subniitt
ing with passive toleration to these indignities, but is actuallv entering into
the sport of the thing.taking the puppy's
head, and even half his bodv, into his
great mouth, flattening hiin down gently
with a stroke of his huge paw, and 1
have actually seen him get up and follow the little chap as he toddled about
the yard, as if loth to relinquish the
This Hag of truce is extended even to
their natural enemy, the cat, while in
the kitten stage 1 have never had the
slightest dillicticty in bringing up kittens
to cathood on terms of intimacy, even
of warm friendship, with from two to a
dozen dogs (any one of whom would
have instantly Mown at a strange cat)
merely by intioducing them as very
young kittens.
But in my association with dogs 1
have found that it is only a very morose
and ill-tempered dog who will seriously
attack young kittens, and usually even
he reqiiires to be urged on by the higher
(?)  animal,   man      It  might  be
mentioned in this connection that, as a
rule, no dog of size or courage will condescend to attack a smaller or obviously
weaker dog, unless the remarks and
actions of the latter become insulting
bevond endurance.
The sense of obligation to interfere
activelv on behalf of the younger or
weaker members of their species is
widely spread through the animal kingdom. In attempting to capture young
pigs, which have escaped their pen, and
are running at largo among the herd of
perhaps tiftv or sixty full-grown hogs,
it is necessarv to be most circumspect
in your method of picking up a young
ster, for if once his shrill little squeal of
distress is raised you will have the entire herd down on you at once, bristles
up and fierce war-cry ringing. It
would be most unwise to await the
onset, for a half-wild pig, when his
blood is up and that danger-cry is
ringing in his ears, is one of the most
reckless and ferocious fighters that can
be met with     Cattle have the same
curious susceptibility to the cry of a
frightened calf, especially in their half-
wild condition, up on the ranges. To
startle suddenly a young calf from its
nest in the long grass or the sage-bush
upon the plains is one of the riskiest
experiences that can fall to your lot, il
on foot and at any distance from your
horse or wagon The little goose is
almost sure to do one of two things:
either to trot confidingly towards you
and shamble along after you as though
he were your dog, which means that QQ
does you the compliment of mistaking
you for his mother; or with head and
tail erect, and rigid with terror, he will
give voice to an appalling succession of
barking "blarts," totally unlike his
ordinary dinner-cry to his mot her, and
every horned creature within three-
quarters of a mile will go fighting-mad
at once and come charging and bellowing down upon you And woe betide
you unless you can reach your horse or
wagon before they arrive on the scene.
Animals, I am thankful to say, have
never yet succeeded in absolutely steeling their hearts against the cry of infantile distress Man alone has reached
this pinnacle of virtue. And it is not
the only elevation of the same sort of
which lie has a monopoly
The toast of the "ladies" would be
cordially received at any canine banquet, and the courtesy with which the
privileges of the sex are respected is a
most creditable feature of canine conduct. 1 do not, of course, refer merely
to the elaborate display of politeness
and fine manners seen everywhere during the period of courtship. Courtesy
to and respect for the weaker sex goes
far beyond this. No self-respecting dog
will bite a female, except in the e.xtre-
most   need   of   self-defence      So
strong is this unwillingness to "strike a
female," that it really becomes a most
annoying obstacle in attempting to
clear a neighborhood of wolves,, as few-
male do��-s will attack a she-wolf.-���Dr.
Woods Hutchison.
A singular incident connected with
fishing is related by the author of'Wild
Sports in the West of Ireland ' A party
of fishermen were out in a boat after
dudgeon near Sambury. One of tho
men, who had lamed his horse sonic
miles from home, had been taken on
board, but was not fishing. Asa penalty
for wearing sours, he sat in the bow
with his feet hanging over the side of
the skiff.
Soon after he got into the boat one of
the anglers caught a small dudgeon,
which he playfully hung on the horseman's projecting spur. The incident
was forgotten, and the dudgeon hung
there, its tail just touching the water.
Suddenly the man gave a crv of
astonishment, and the others, looking
up, saw a large jackfish floundering
abotlt the dangling foot and splashing
the water in vigorous fashion The
boat began rocking, and the man in
the bow lost his balance and tumbled
into the lake, where he disappeared
from sight.
A moment later he rose to *'
face, the jacklish still M ��*
water about his foot, and it JTM MM
that the fish was caugh on the iptf.
The jack was a huge fellow NjMQ
strong, and in its struggles or rejdom
it plunged toward the bottom of the
lake, dnigging the man Mtonmg
after it. His weight, however, was to
much for the lish, and it made small
The fishermen now went to the assist
ance of their luckless companion, ���"���������
one of them struck the jack with an ore
and stunned it. The man was pulled
into the boat and the jacklish dispatched. The big lish had jumped for the
dudgeon, fixed its teeth in it�� body, and
had somehow been caught by the gill
on the crane-necked spur.
Dogma is the platform of mediocrity.
-Katharine Mabley Corbett.
Conservatism, I believe, is mainly
due to want of imagination ���(irant
The religion that fosters intolerance
needs another Christ to die for it.���
The arts are democratic. They speak
a universal language. ��� Sidney B.
Custom does not make a thing right.
Custom may be merely a had habit.*���
Galveston News.
1 do nol ask that my opponent he of
my opinion: but 1 may fairly expect
Jiiui to be of his own.���Talleyrand.
They who menace our freedom of
thought and speech are tampering with
something more powerful than gunpowder ��� Moncure D. Conway.
In a free country every man has the
right to form and the right to deliver
an opinion on all matters of public,
social, education.il and religious concern. This it is that lills countries with
men of ability iu all stations.���Burke.
Without free speech no search for
truth is possible; without free speech no
discovery of truth is useful* without
free speech progress is chucked, and
the. nations no longer inarch towards
the nobler life which the future holds
for man. Better a thousandfold abuse
of free speech than denial of free speeeh:
the abuse dies in a day, but the denial
slays the life of the people and entombs
the hope of the race.���Charles Brad-
A Quaker while walking down the
street in Philadelphia caught the sole
of Ills shoe upon a nail iu tlie sidewalk
and was thrown to the ground. Upon
arising he found that tin* shoe had heen
completely wrecked, as the sole was
torn completely off. The loss of the
shoe angered the Quaker, and observing a street gamin standing near he
called to him, saying: "Art thou a pro
fane lad?'' "Once ill a while," replied
the boy. "Then," said he, handing
him a quarter, "thee, may damn thai
nail the money's worth "���Exchange.
One can say without exaggeration
that tin- most religious times and the
most religious peoples, or those in which
or among whom the power of the church
has been the strongest, have, generally
speaking, been the most Immoral < Ine
has evidence enough In the horrors of
the Middle Ages, and if to-dav it be
otherwise, it is not to religion that we
owe the change, but to the spread of
education and the progress of intelligence. Experience teaches us that at
all times the blackest crimes and the
most degraded criminals have been
associated with excess of sanctity and
his among peoples gonerally, as in
dividuals.���Ludwig Buchner
Too Honest.
A lawyer took in a new hoy the other
day, and, as Im had suffered to some
extent from the depredations of the
former one he determined to try tin-
new boy s honesty at once.   He there*
fore placed a $5 note under a weight on
his desk and walked out without .
word. Upon his return, half an hour
later, the note was gone and hall a
dollar in silver had taken it* piac���
"Boy, when 1 went out 1 left .?.". umlor
this weight."
"Yes, sir, but you hadn't been <���;,������.
live minutes when a man came in with
a bill against you for $1 60 I r-mggg
the change is correct?"
"You paid the bill?"
"Yes, sir. There it is, all receipted
The man said it had slipped your mind
for the past four years, and so���"
He did not get any further helore he
made a rush for the door. The boy i��
not in the law business an\ more
������TOO   i��ll>.**
It's good to wander back again
Among the old home folks;
It rather satisfies a man
To hear the same old jokes,
To hear somebody say, "1 knew
You when you were a kid.
But someone always tells you of
The foolish things you did.
Your heart beats liirhter, as it did
In long forgotten days,
When at some well remembered spot
Reflectively you ga/.e.
But it seems queer that all yonr good
And noble deeds an' hid.
And people only call to mind
The foolish things you did.
Thev talk of others who've gone out
Into some foreign land.
They tell of thing's these Other folks
Have done, and they seem grand,
But when it comes to lalk to you
Their minds cannot be rid
(if the belief you'd like to hear
The foolish things you did.
You kno-v you've done a tiling ortwo
Wti (-li show you've goi some sense,
But every time they talk ul you
They're certain to commence
With tab's of  "What a fool ynil Wore
When you lived here    a kid":
They have forgotten all except
Tlie foolish things you did
��� Baltimore American.
The report of the directors of the
Queetl Bess Proprietary Companv.I.til.,
lor the year ended March ''1st last,
states that the mining operations resulted iu a profit of ��5,188, ami further
profits resulted from transfer Ices, and
interest on deposit, vi/,., ��98 a total of
��5,287. London office expenses were
tT,*jHS, and expenditure in British
Columbia ��2,888, leaving a prohl of
��l,067. The directors have written off
for depreciations ��841, making the net
profit for the year ��726. There w;is
brought forward from last year a bnl*
ance of ��1,519, ont of which was paid
income tax on profits earned to Mnrch
81, Is')'), ��818, leaving a balance to
credit of general account of ��1,9*28.
The directors propose to write off development ��1,690, leaving a balance to
be carried forward of ��428.
There is a hot parody on   Kiplings
poem in Toronto Saturday   Nigh'  this
week     It is entitled  The Pharisee, ami
here is the sting of it:
Help us to spread the faith we learnt
When pious Cromwell kindly burnt
Kaeh Papist rogue; aud further back
From zealous monks with fire and rack.
Teach all the blessings that we bringI-
Help us in trade and everything !-
Uphold, we pray, thy peaceful wordl���
Confound all other peoples. Lord,
Lest we forget!
The owners of the Mountain Chief
No Hand Sarnia mineral claims, situated on Four Mile, are applying for a
Crown grant.
Chief Stubbs is not Fit for his
lob und Should be Fired.
[ToThe Editor of the Paystreak.)
c.R : On or about the   loth   of July
Constable Stubbs was placed in charge
���f l\yo prisoners  with   orders   to escort
J|K.in   to   Nelson.      At    Silverton   one
^ them walked off the boat  and Con-
table Stubbs continued   on his   way,
consoling himseli  that  it  would save
the expense o keeping him.
i*��� his return the chief stated to a
i-itixcn : "Oh ! I saw him go. We are
all well rid of him," and apparentl)
,wde no efTort to re-capture him. At
the meeting of the council I asked tor
nn investigation, demanding, if it was
(rue lint prisoner escaped through
negligence on the part ol Stubbs, thai
he be dismissed. When Stubbs was
isked to make a statement he claimed
lhal he had Clancy, the prisoner who
escaped, en the lower deck, and lhal
lie was on the upper deck with the
other prisoner, proving to all that he,
;ls I have 11.do.id all along, is no more
qualified to be a police officer than i
.in to he president of the l'nited States.
He said he did not see the prisonei
leave the boat, bul he supposed thai
ivhen tlu boat stopped at Silverton that
iIk prisoner walked ashore. Now, as
he acknowledges he did not have tlu
two prisoners handcuffed together and
one was apparently in charge o\ himself and taking himseli to Nelson, it is
10I .u .ill surprising that the prisonei
decided he would get off at Silverton
ii stead of going on to Nelson. We
have seen the uselcssiiess of Stubbs a-
ii police officer and he should ne\ei
have been appointed.
As   he   has   told two   stories   about
ihe prisoner, one to a citizen of Sandon
thai lie saw   the   prisoner   go, and then
<la i.ig to the   citv   council   that he did
nol see him leave  the boat, proves that
ilicre is a   nigger   in   the   fence somewhere.    Possibly Stubbs was dreaming
when he arrived at Silverton and puffed
up with his responsibility so that he for-
(*ol about the prisoner, who  was looking out for himself on   the  lower deck.
Stubbs having   convicted   himself o
ul an utter  lack of police  knowledge
the council should have suspended him
���n once, pending  the investigation   o
peine  commissioners,    who     were   to
have met on   Wednesday.    Not having
;i tpiorum the meeting  was postpones
until Thursday night.  Still no quorum.
As we have several charges to furthei
[rove that   Stubbs  has re used   to per-
1,1,111 his duty as an  officer,   intending
to carry his  case.il'   necessary,   to the
attorney-general,  as I   can   show him
Utterly   incapable to   give us the police
service which we require and for which
he draws a large salary.
Magistrate Lilly stated at the council that prisoners often escaped from
officers and prisons, but 1 desire to
show that a prisoner who is confined
and through some trick, aid or device
unknown and unprovided for by the
Prison authorities, escapes, the turnkej
or policemen in charge is not held responsible, providing he shows he carried out every order and used even
Precaution he was supposed
quainted with
I Mi!
I-  I
I ��� * K.
The Business heretofore conducted
1)\ Hunter Hros. will be taken over
Next month by
The \e\v Firm will carry a larger
Stock than Ever and hope to receive
the same liberal Patronage that has
been extended to the old firm of
We are now Carrying a Heavy Line of
Which we will dispose of at the
Ever Heard of in the Kootenay.
Don't Fail to Examine our Stock
and Compare our Prices.
tii he
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, But Clancy escaped through down-
r-ght neglect of the a b c of police requirements and lack of attention to his
duty by officer Stubbs.
He was not handcuffed ; he was not
eV(-��n in range ot vision of Stubbs. He
was on the lower deck. Every encouragement was given to him. All he had
j�� do was to chose
���������rrcd to gct   off   at
free or take himself to Nelson anc
work sixty davs for the Queen.    1 here
is not one extenuating circumstance
tor Stubbs. A wooden policeman
might    as    well    have   had   charge ol
Sandon Bottling Co.
Nothing Succeeds Like Success.
���: Manufacturer of:���
Carbonated Drinks
��r nil  kinds.
be pre-
and be
Cody Ave,
The Prettiest and Cheapest
You ever saw are now on hand,
We can't keep Enough in Stock and
We make every uay
^      Arc OPDlNCi TO ORDER.,    ������__���*_��
Pnbl-Uhed Kvory Saturday In tlie heart of tho Richest White Metal Chiup on Earth.
Subscription   -   -   -    -   $2.00 a year.
Strictly in advance.
William MacAdams,
Publisher and Proprietor.
SANDON,  B.C., AUGUST ii,  iqoo.
A politician who, after being* properly and thoroly
assassinated, refuses to stay dead, is not only an ambitious
and unscrupulous demagogue but he is a horrible nuisance
to his assassins.
That's the way the case stands with regard to Joseph
Martin. All the corporate power of the railroad monopoly;
all the influence of the banks ; all the persuasive eloquence
of the machine politicians, and all the mercenary logic of
provincial journalism was turned loose to plant Joe Martin
in the political boneyard where lie the remains of erstwhile
gladiators who have gone down before the onslaughts of
the dragon of monopoly or fallen thru the weakness of
their cause.
Joe Martin's assassination was carried out to a dot.
The most enterprjstng resident of ^Patterson, New Jersey,
could not have arranged anything more complete. As he
lay th the arms of death on the evening of the 9th of June,
smothered in a snowslide of ballots and smeared from head
to foot with the talc of journalistic calumny, but adorned
still with the satisfied smile of a lullapalouser who died
fighting, he made a picturesque political corpse. As his
ememies gathered round the bulletin boards on that eventful evening to take a long last look at the scattered fragments of his following they decided that an inquest was unnecessary. He had seccumbed���a victim to corporate
power and political duplicity���and his funeral was fittingly
left in the hands of the poor deluded victims who had
followed him to defeat.
At least that is the way matters were supposed to
stand immediately subsequent to the recent election. But
times change.
Byron describes heroism as being shot in a ditch and
having your name misspelled in the gazette. Joe Martin
will not answer this definition of a hero. He won't stay
dead long enough to allow his name to be recorded. At
the present moment he is the liveliest corpse on record. It
is not his political ghost nor the shadow of his former
greatness that haunts the halls of legislation at Victoria
and Ottawa and makes life burdensome and power one
continuous nightmare of uncertainty for his enemies. It is
Joe Martin himself that bothers them.
Eight members, they gave him credit for. But the
first division of the house found thirteen men voting as
Martin voted. And the government holds its majority
together only so long as it will continue to do nothing.
"No contentious legislation" is the sacrifice of principle
which anti-Martinites accept to keep Martin down. For
fear that Martin, the political dead-letter, their vanquished
enemy, may carry out the principles he preached his opponents bind themselves in an agreement to ignore all their
ante-election promises and to use their combined power to
keep Martin from fulfilling his promises to the people.
But of such is the political history of British Columbia.
Where principle has blocked the main trail to power, principle has gone over the dump every time. When an exasperated electorate finally rises to condemn the cowardice
which says "no contious legislation" and demands that
politicians keep their promises, what a clean-up there will
be.    Hybrid political parties will be a drug on the market
and political funerals will be too numerous to mention
And Joe Martin will not be among those who cash in their
checks ; but at the head of a solid phalanx bearing the
banners of government ownership and Chinese exclusion
he will march into the House at Victoria and take his
seat as premier of British Columbia.
There is one point on which the Dunsmuir govern-
ment is solid. There will be no radical anti-Mongolian
legislation emanate from their side of the house. The first
division, on August 2nd, was on Mclnnes' amendment to
Helmcken's "fair wage" resolution. This resolution pro-
vided that the going wages of a community in which government work was being carried on should be the rate paid
on such work. As an amendment, Mclnnes wanted the
principle of the resolution embodied in an act so that workingmen who demanded the fair wage could take their
demands into court and enforce them. He also wanted an
addition to the resolution prohibiting the employment of
Chinese and Japanese on government work. .Mclnnes
resolution was lost on the following division : Yeas
Mclnnes, Gilmour, Staples, H. C. Smith, Oliver, Kidd,
Neill, Brown, Martin, Curtis, Munro, R. Smith and
Houston.��� 13. Nays Green, Hall, McPhillips, Helm-
cken, Turner, Dunsmuir, Kberts, A. W. Smith, Ellison,
Clifford, Hayward, Garden, Tatlow, Prentice, Wells, McBride, Pooley, Murphv, Rogers, Hunter, Taylor Dickie
and Mounce    24.
It is not much use this province petitioning the dominion government for legislation restricting the importation
of Mongolians, when iu own legislature by a vote oi nearly
two to one declares in favor of the employment of Chinese
and Japanese on public works.
In the railway committee th* government again showed
its hand. When the Vancouver and New Westminster
Railway bill was up for consideration in the railway committee Mclnnes moved in amendment that no person should
be employed in the operation or construction of tho railway
who could not read the act of incorporation in an European
language, or whose name was not on the register of voters,
or unless he was a Caucasian or an Indian.
This amendment was intended to exclude Mongolians
from employment on the railway. The amendment was
strongly opposed by McPhillips of Victoria and others.
After a long discussion, a vote was taken and the amendment was declared carried on the following division : For
Brown, Curtis, Gilmour, Kidd, Martin, Mclnnes, Oliver,
Smith, Staples 9. Against Fulton, Garden, Hunter,
McPhillips, Mounee, Murphv    7.
Every government member on the committee went on
record in favor of the Chinese and Japanese while the
opposition voted solidly against them.
Smith Curtis has introduced a bill in the legislature
which, if passed, would put a stop to the practice of importing foreigners to take the place of strikers when labor
difficulties arise. Such a law is badly needed. Every
other saleable commodity is protected from foreign competition, but labor is subjected not only to the competition
of our own country but, by the importation of alien laborers,
to the competition of low class labor in everv part of tho
world. Workmen who are brot into the country to take
the place of strikers without having been thoroughly informed of the conditions undoubtedly have a moral, and
should have a legal, right to redress.
The truth about the Fraser River strike is now coming
out. The Japanese were hired bv the president of the
Cannerymen's Association in Japan six months before the
trouble began.    Thev  were naturalized bv fraud. THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, AoGUST u
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 I During the next few days we are. going
g^a&a&n to dispose of a large part of our Gent's
Furnishing stock at prices away down low.
We will not ihove anything we can sell.
Name what you want and take it away at
your own price,
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CHAS. GALES    n610 Denier
BARBER SHOP On Saturday-
In tho  Tent I
the Filbert Motel
The Denver.
Cody Ave.
Where, on the Placid' Bosom ol
the Cool,' Salubrious Lake, or
in ihe Fragrant Recesses of the
Primeval Forests, Vou may
Spend the Sabbath in Sweet
Communion with Nature.
You will hud all the Comforts
of a Home at the
Newmarket Hotel.   ,
������**..������   It you  care tor   Fishing \ -a can
Secure   Boats, 'Fishing  tackle,
etc.,    from     the   Management.
Guides   who will   Pilot you to
the Best    Pishing   Grounds   always on* Hand.    Bait in Flasks, J
Bottles   or   Kegs   furnished   at
Regulation   Rates  by   the   Proprietor.
W, J. Armstrong; & Co.
Have  Moved   into   their    New Store,   Next   to
Folliott &  McMillan's   Factory and Will
Execute AH Orders Promtly
A Fine Line  of ...  ��� .;
Worsteds, Tweeds and Serges
,. On  Hand
Fit Guaranteed.
Comfortable Rooms
Good Dining Room Service
Reasonable Rates
!   !��� 	
A Quiet, Orderly, HomeiiUeHote. SandOtl   |f^J .W
Lodging House.
Nice Comfortable Beds,
To Ut by tlie Day-, Week
Month or Year. Get One
Before they are all Taken
Delivered to all parts of the
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Folliott 8c McMillan.
Contractors and Builders.
6        D.rierri^^^;.n^RouBh Lumber.
(1 ... Mm   .to   Made to Order at Loweet Poeslble Prloee.
������^^ctory Opposite C. P. R. Freight Shed.
Railroad Avenue      ,-        Sandon.
In The
������'���w/.l-t ��� THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON. B. C, AoGUST u
Pools not All Dead Yet
Take ��'i walk thru any of the  cemeteries thiuout the country and you will
believe with us that the  Tools are slowly passing  away.    You   p��riss   the last
resting place of the man who blew out
the gas.    The   tombstone of  him who
lighted the fire with kerosene. A grass-
carpeted mound covers  the remains of
the   man  who  took   the   pack    mule
by    the     tail.      The    monument   of
the man who didn't know it was loaded
overshadows  the    man   who   jumped
from the cars to save a ten rods' walk.
Side by side the etherial  creature  who
kept her corset  laced to  the   last  hole
and the   intelligent   idiot   who  rode a
bicycle nine  miles in  eleven  minutes.
Here reposes   the  doctor  who   took a
dose of his own medicine, and  the old
Tool who married a young wife.    Right
over yonder in   the   north-west   corner
the   breezes   sigh   thru   the   weeping
willows that bend   over   the lowly bed
where lies   the   fellow   who   told   his
mother-in-law  she  lied.    Down  there
in the potters' field, with his  feet slicking out to the cold winds of winter and
���he blasting rays of the summer sun, is
s.retched the earthly   remains   of  the
misguided regulator who  tried   to lick
the editor, and the broken  bones of the
man who would not pay   for  his paper
are piled up in the corner of the fence.
Over by the  gate  reposes the boy who
who went swimming on  Sunday, and
the old woman who kept   baking powder side by side  with  strychnine in the
cupboard.      The     fool-killer    gathers
them in one by one,  and bye and bye
we will have  a  pretty decent   world to
live in.
"What salary do you want ?" asked
the manager.
"Eight hundred dollars a night," replied Dan.
"Tell you what I'll do, said the manager.
"Well, speak quick," returned Dan,
"I'm losing time."
"I'll give you $4.1 week."
"All right," said Dan, "it's a go."
To a Hard Luck Box.
Nickle-in-the-slot machine,
Tell me what you really mean,
When I put you thru your paces
Why are you so shy on aces ?
As my last five cents I try
Why are you but seven  high,
When the  next   man's  venture brings
Him a row of queens and kings i
Why are you so coy and tickle
To the wooing of my nickle ?
What's the push and what's the pull
Needed to procure a full ?
Why must 1 forever wait
For the vision of a straight ?
Why is it you never rush
To the top a royal flush ?
Tell me what trauly the use is
Of so many trays and duces ?
Don't you know your action jars
Would-be smokers of cigars ?
Just once more before 1 sup���
Show your little aces up !
Dan Rice'8 First Circus Tumble.
"Did you ever hear of the joke that
got Dan Rice, the most famous o*
circus clowns, his first job under canvas ?" asked an old timer.
"No���what was it ?"
"Dan, while still in his teens, applied
to a circus manager for a position."
Little Nettie was learning to read
and part of her lesson ran thus : "The
cat has a rat." "Huh !" she exclaimed,
"the man who wrote this book didn't
know much. Cats don't have rats ;
they have kittens."
Whitetcater    Hotel.
I have taken over and re-opened the
Whitewater Hotel. This house is
nicely furnished and comfortably equipped and will be conducted along first-
class lines. When in Whitewater slop
at the Whitewater Hotel.
William Walmsley,
Cioil Engineer,
Architect, Etc.
P. O. BOX 170        SANDON. B. C.
Certiflcate    of    Improvements.
Situate in the Slocan Minin-* Division of West
Kootenay District.    Where   located:   Im
Keco Mountain.
TAKK NOTICE that I. Arthur B. Far-
* well. acting it a agent for Red T. he!l> .
Free Miner's Certificate No. 8U&I. intend,
sixty davs from "late hereof, to ftPpU* to the
Mininir Recorder for h Cert Hit-ate of Improve-
menu, for the purpose of obtaining a Drown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section M, must  be commenced before toe
issuance of such Certifloate of Improvement**
Dated thi* twin'yflret da)* of July, IMS
A. R. Heyland,
Engineer and
Provincial Land
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Notan Public.
L L B.
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Publio, Etc.
Established 1885.
Slocan Mines.
Mining Stocks bought and Sold. General
Agent for Slocan Properties. Promising
Prospects For Sale.
Certificate    of    Improvement**.
Situate in tlie Slocan Mining Division of West
Kootenay district.   Where   located:    On
Reco Mountain.
-pAKE NOTICE that I Arthur S. Farwell-
*    acting as agent for John Mm..
Free Miners' Certificate No VAtend"ri"fe
days from date hereof, to aunlv to rh�� Mi,!;..
Recorder for a (fcrtiAoatWImprovement!
��P*fc��.EM!.* obtftini,,�� ��� Crow^n.
of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements
Dated this Twenty-First day of j-ffly, \<m
Certificate    of    Improvement*.
Situate iu the Arrow La' ����� Mining I i��i ion of
West Kootenay Li strict.
When: located:   Headwater*   >f   McDonald
Creek, on Red Mountain,
"T"AKE NOTICE thai 1. Chna Moor., <f
* Radio, actinic a- itg.-nt l"r .1. M A-hton,
Free Miner'.-. Certiflcate No II l��*H��, Intend,
sixty days from date bert-of, to apply tothe
Minin-; Recorder for Certificate ol Improvements, for the purpose oi obtaining a Crown
(irant. oi tlu- above claim*.
And further take notice that action, under
section  87.  mast be commenced before  the
isauauce of micc Certiflcate of Improvements
Dated this First day of Augnxt, I***��.
Certificate of Improvements.
Situate in the Sioean Mining Division of Went
Kootenay  District.    Ms iiere_located : On
the North Fork of Carpenter Creek,  11 Lout
:t in ilea from Three K��.rk<
Take Notice thnt   I  Frank L. Christie, set-
ing for myself, Free Miner** Certiflcate No
B88106, and a�� agent for I'. 1�� Hunter, Free
Mii'ei'> Certifloate,No. NKRA7. F Santor.Free
Miner** Cert ific No, Bl""**tf. nnd Geo. H Winter
intend sixty day* from date hereof .to apply to
thai Mining Record'.r for a Certiflcate of Improvements, for tin purpose ol obtaining a
Crown (hunt of the ahoveclaim*
And further take notice that action tinder
Section '(7. incut be commenced before the
issuance of snoh Certificate ol Improvement.
Dated thi* nineteenth day of June, A 1�� 1900
Application For  Liquor License.
NOTICE i> hereby given that so -Jay* from
date hereof I intend to apply to the license
commissioners of the city of Sandon for n
license to sell all spirituous ami fermented
liquors on the premises formerly occupied by
Mrs. Mclntyre's I carding house.
Dated at Sandon July g-nth, 1000,
Transfer of Liquor License.
NOTICEis hereby given that 80 days from
date hereof we will apply to the license commissioner* of the city of Sandon for permission to transfer the license held by Fischer ��.-
Collins, Central Hotel, to the Brewery Hotel.
Sandon, II C, July 19th.
Estate of Scott McDonald, Da-
All persons having any claims or demands
against the estate of Scott McDonald, late ol
.>pokanein the State of Washington, deceit,-
sd, are required to lib- the same clearly certified with the undersigned, on or before the
18th day of August WOO.
the said date the executors will proceed to
distribute the estate amongst the parties entitled   thereto,   bavins   regard   onlv t���  Him
claims of which ^.JH_^&& iii
Solicitors for Executors.
Meets in Crawford', HaM every Wedoasdt]
Evening. Visiting lire them cordially InWtsd
to attend.
1.1> molaughlan, c. c.
��� 100  t
Private P
mts '2 n'
lav, ex-
elusive ti
pense of |
lllll     nr
nr*-, "ii nnd
La    W    E   ll��MM. Attendant  Physician
MtssS M   CuiHHoi.M. Matron.
J. D. MtLAli'iil.is. President
W   I.  Hai;i.KK. Secretary.
Wm. DuMAHtTK, I    V.Makiiv R   I  McLfAl
A Mora J   MCDONALD, MtKl Rku>\    l*ire.tor��
I. O. 0. F.
Meeting* every Friday  Evening al "���'���" i"
< r** lord'*   Hall Visiting   brethren Kr*
cordially invited to attend.
0 E LYONS,      REV  A M  SANF0&I),
Secretary. Noble ('ruti.'
A. F. A: A. M.
Regular Communication held lb-i Tlr.r*-
dat in each month In Masonic Hull at81* **
Soionnning brethern are cordiall.i invitedlu
Thiim \s Hki a v
Service for the year 1900
will be commenced *H N"
IOth. The *'Imperial li'"'*
ted" takes yon acrosH t|i^
Gentinent in four dav** wi*'1"
out cnan?e. It in �� *��0,,d
vestlbuled train, luxuriously
equipped with every posiiM1*
essential for the comfort it"*1
convenience of PosHenfrer-4-
Ask your friends wh<�� huve
travelled on 't. or Bddfejw
J. It. Crudflre,
Agent. SnmL'ii.
E. J. Coyle,       W. IT. Anderson.
A. G. P. A., T. V  A-   ,
Vancouver, B. 0.      NelHon, .*�������� THE PAYSTltKAK, SANDON, B. C, AUGUST   11, 1900.
>n>.soi'i.l-^ANHAS   zinc  AND Mown to greater'depths than formerly.
|.KAl>   MINK3.
���rbe great zinc-lead fields of soulh-
. .st Missouri aud. south-east Kansas
have been brought into incr<*a**,ed pro-
���������,,���,. during the past year,; The
tfonerally prosperous condition of the
country h&S exerted a favorable in-
flnencG 0n all mining centers, and the
/i,,, fields received their full share of
Increased activity. Outside capital has
been freely Invited, and zinc mines
,|0VI. i n 'favorites with the Eastern
Investor. ��� ���'���  ���
T|���. operating of mines on leased
hl���* is an almost universal practice in
the rinc district. Much has heen said
for aud against this lease system: but
thefact that the annual output of the
mines has reached a value approximat-
in���. |10,000,OCO is a strong argument in
favor of the system. It may be regard-
^ ,.,, a natural outgrowth of the rather
unlqufl mining conditions, where scores
0| Bquftte miles of territory are more oilers nnderlain with deposits o�� mineral.
Regaling this lease system, it may
be briefly stated that the land-owner
,,ivt._ ;i first lease entitling the holder
to mineral rights on fairly lar-ge tracts
,| usually ten to several hundred
The royalty to he paid to the
varies with the supposed
loimbility of the land, and is often 6
15per cent, of the gross output of
of Im
iUTt'"*  ^^^
The I.older of the first lease, which is
nninll-a drawn for a period of 10 years,
prospects his property either with drill
holes or.uhafis, or both; and. if mineral
i> found, he then sub-leas es portions nf
,i1(, property to the mine operators.
The royalties paid on second leases ave
15 to25 per cent of the gross output of
mineral. These second leases consist
of a ,,i tan mumber of lots,  each 200
feel square
In some eases the fee holder operates
his own mines, and often the holder of
a lh-* lease prefers to work a rich deposit rather than be content with royal-
The grent number of miners who are
working their own properties under th*
lease system are so many safeguards
RglUliai the injurious labor strikes which
are liable to occur in minin-* regions.;
A brief description of the zinc ore
bodies may be of interest to those un
familiar with tho region. The Joplin
zinc ore is sphalerite or blende, with
subordinate galena, and occurs ill
���xv.'kcts, caves, sheets and Irregulai
bodies in lower carboniferous linie-
Btone. The strata of limestone are
thickly interbedded with chert, and this
chert is an almost universal accompaniment of the zinc ore. The blende, or
jack, as it ia called, is associated with
galeiitinl), cateite, dolomite and mar
casite. The last-named mineral is com-
monly called mundic, and is objectionable in the ore.
Mining is done from the grass roots
down to 260 feet. The average, depth
of all shafts operates! is about ISO feet.
Prospecting for-ore- is usually done
by drilling with a churn drill (cable-tOftl
system i; but the;prospector with limited
muds at hia disposal prefers sinking a
shaft, as he himself then furnishes, a
Portion of the large cost item of labor.
With the advent of large mining companies and abundant capital, drilling is
increasing in favor, and holes are put
Many companies are not satisfied with
drill holes less than 250 or BOQ feet deep,
and rich ore has heen struck at greater
Messrs. Grossman <fc Bros, claim that
their experience-in-drilling goes to
show that very large deposits of zinc-
ore are.to he found at depths of 500 feet
or more. A chart prepared by them
was published in the Engineering and
Mining Journal, March in, 1899.
The contract price of drilling for
ordinary depths is $1 2."- per foot of hole;
but better figures can he obtained on
large contracts If a company contemplates drilling 5,000 or 10,000 feet of
holes, or more, it would pay to consider
the purchase and operation of one or
two drills under competent management, as a considerable saving could be
effected over the ordinary contract
prices. Owing to the shattered condition of the rock formation and to the
presence of chert iu. irregular and
broken masses, diamond drille have not
met with success in the zinc region.
The cost of shaft sinking is, of course,
very variable. Shafts are often sunk
on contract, the price paid varying
with the locality and with the kind of
ground. A 6x7 ft. shaft st) feet deep
was sunk on contract, in the Belleville
district, lor 82 per foot of depth. This
shaft was in soft, open ground A 5x7
ft. shaft 7o feet deep, two miles west of
Joplin, cost 120.25 per foot of depth,this
figure including a small boiler and
pump. A 125 ft. shaft, one mile west of
Joplin, cost $11 :10 per foot of depth.
This shaft was sunk through 90 feet of
hard flint and limestone, and 85 feet of
open ground.
Upon  striking  pay dirt, if there is a
large enough percentage of free ore, the
miner er-cts a small grizzly to screen
out the coarse rock and puts in  two or
three hand jigs to dean  the ore and
render it salable.   This is a wise method
Of procedure, for very often the ore body
is not large enough to justify  the cost
of building a steam concentrating plant.
After sufficient development work has
been done with the hand jig plant to
open up the ore deposit, if the faces of
ore are large enough and-sufficiently
promising, a steam mill is constructed,
the usual cost being $B;000 to $8,000 for
an ordinarv 100 ton mill.   Such a mill
will actually treat about 50 to 80 tons of
mino dirt per 10 hours, depending On
the quality bf the dirt.   A hard flint
oro is brittle, and easily passes through
the crusher; while clayey ouv tends to
choke up the machinery and lessens the
capacitvof the mill.
The past vear scores of new concentrating mills have been erected, and
main* of these have introduced mod.ri;
cations of this system of ore treatment.
These modifications consist mainly In
Hm introduction of screens or grizzlies
at various stages of the crushing process, thus avoiding excessive production
of slimes and* decreasing the wear on
the machinery. ,'������",*'���
The unprecedental high prices received for zinc ore during the year.U*)9
were a great stimulant to prospecting.
,ml mining investment. During the
ii:;!! vear ending June *30th, 18110, the-
Missouri State Mine.Inspector estnnates
the amount of outside capital invested
Kiluri mines as atleast $10,000,000;
very nearly as liberal.
The high price of zinc ore was undoubtedly due to considerable extent to
the Missouri & Kansas Zinc Miners'
Association, which was formed in December, 1898. This association com-'
prisosa majority of the mine operators
in the district; and by bringing about
tho exportation of large quantities of
spelter when the domestic market was
overstocked, and by other methods, the
association has exerted an influence in
establishing a more satisfactory scale of
ore prices.
The usual method of selling ore in the
zinc district is not a thoroughly satisfactory one to the ore producer.   The
ore buyer makes the rounds of the mills
on his circuit, looks at the ore in the
jack bin, and offers a certain price per
ton.   The price must be accepted by
the producer or his ore remains unsold;
and when the buyer makes his rounds
the following week   he  is  sometimes
tempted to offer a dollar less per ton for
the same lot of ore, as a gentle reminder that he is a paramount factor in the
sale and purchase of ore.   There is, at
times,' strong competition among ore
buyers, and the producer then reaps
the  benefit   of  this   competition.     It
would seem reasonable that some sys
tern of ore sampling, perhaps by sampling works such as are successful in the
West, would be applicable to the Joplin
Region, and ore prices so determined
would certainly be more equitable.
The ore prices published weekly by
the Producers' Association are based
on the price of spelter, the price of one
ton of zinc ore assaying 60 per cent,
metallic zinc being taken as 7 times the
value Of 100 lbs. of spelter at St. Louis.
Thus if spelter in St. Louis is quoted at
84 60 per 100 lbs., the association price
for a ton of 60 per cent zinc ore would
be 882.20. These published prices are
not always realized by the ore producers --Harold A. Titcomb, in E.& M.
ways to be the enemies of those who
toil?   Will the workers always be ignorant enough and stupid enough to give
their earnings for the useless?    Will
they support millions of soldiers to kill
tho sons of other workingmen?'    Will
they always build temples and live in
huts and dens themselves?    Will they
forever allow parasites and vampires,to
live upon their blood?    Will they remain the slaves of the beggars they support?   Will honest men stop taking off
their hats to successful fraud?   Will industry, in the presence of crowned idleness, forever fall on its knees, and will
the lips unstained by lies forever kiss
the robed impostor's hand?
The Servant Girl Froblem.
Housekeeper (to pleasant-faced girl
applying  for situation)���Have  you
any objection to the country ?   Girl
(politely) ��� None  at   all,   madam.
Housekeeper���I have quite a large
family.   Girl���The more the merrier.
Housekeeper���Seven children, two of
them quite young.   Girl���I love little
children.    Housekeeper���It will be
necessai y for you to clean the boots,
wash and get the meals; I attend to
the pastry and certain other work
myself.   Girl���I will also make tho
pastry and do the rest,  if you will
allow  me.   Housekeeper���I  cannot
give you more than three afternoons
out each month.   Girl���One will be
sufficient���perhaps more than I shall
want���as my plan is to give strict
attention to my household duties, and
thus get the work done properly every
day, so as to have plenty of opportunities to rest between times.  Housekeeper���I am delighted.    Stranger
(suddenly entering)���Sorry to interrupt you, madam, but you are conversing with one of my patients who
has just escaped from the Hopelessly
Incurable Lunatic Asylum.
and since that date the investment of
capital in zinc mines has probably been
In the davs of cannibalism the strong*
devoured the weak���actually ate their
flesh.    In spite of all the laws that man
has made, in spite of all advances in
science, the strong, the heartless still
live on the weak, the unfortunate and
the foolish;   True, they do not eat their
flesh or drink their blood, but they live
on their labor, on their self denial, their
weakness and want.     The poor man
who deforms himself by toil, who labors
for his wife and children through all his
anxious-barren, wasted life���who goes
to the grave without having one luxury
���has been the food of others.    He has
been devoured by his fellow men.   The
poor woman living  in the bare  and
lonely  room,   cheerless   and   tireless,
sewing night and day to keep starvation from a Child is slowly being eaten
by her fellowmen.   When I take into
consideration the agony of civilized life
���the failures, the anxieties, the tears,
the withered hopes, the bitter realities,
the hunger, the crime, the humiliation,
the shame-*-l am almost forced- to say
that cannibalism, after all, is the. most
merciful form in W-hieh man has ever
lived upon his fellowman.
Is there to be no change?
Are the "laws of supply and demand,''
invention and science, monopoly and
competition, capital and legislation, al-
A  I>ifl'erence In the Morning.
When Admiral Dewey was in Nashville, says the New York Tribune, he
was asked to crown the queen of flowers,
a pretty girl from MurfreesbOro.    He
was evidently somewhat nervous, and,
to add to his discomfiture, the crown
was too larger    He  placed  it  on the
young girl's head, but in a second it
had slipped around her neck,.     But the
gallant admiral was not to be outdone.
He delicately  eased  the crown from
around her neck and over her wealth
of hair and placed it on her brow, but
again it slipped.   The girl, of course,
was embarrassed, as the eyes of several
thousand people were upon her.   The
admiral blushed a little, and, with the
air of one  determined  to conclude a
task, caught the  crown  and daintily
fixed it in the girl's hair and with one
of his characteristic smiles added: 'Tt
will fit you all right in the morning.'
vijtnig is tht Dutch word for automobile. Literally translated, it
means a tast-horseless-raiHesS-petrol-
Warner Miller and his associates
viewed their Slocan properties last
I   ;   El
v'ij'.'. !
1 __
Good Cooks are
Not Made.
Tho Kitchen Mechanic ut the
Sandon Chop House
Is a scientist in the culi-
nery line. Drop in and
get a
Square Meal.
We Serve the Best
Regular Dinner
*-K____In the City.^_tav
To     Miners     and    Prospectors.
No mistake in ordering your
Shoes from "Louis." No cheap work
but all Work cheap. Everything
Flume Street. Sandon.
Cleaned. Dyed, Pressed and
Certificate of Improvements.
Situate in the Slocan Minincr division of West
Kootenav  District.    Where located:   On
Payne Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, M. R. W. Rathhorne
Free Miner's License No. B'S9()K7. as agent for
myself and for Fred Steele, Free Miner'
License No. 87081, and for H B. Alexander
Free Miner's License No. B8909S, intend, sixty
days from date hereof, to apply to the Mininir
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Gran*
of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,under
section   37   must  be  commenced   before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvements
Dated this First day (if August, A, D., 1900
Application  for Transfer of Liquor   License.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days
from date hereof we Intend to apply to the
license commissioners of the City of Sandon
for transfer of Star hotel liquor license to
the undersigned, at Mike Kerlin's building,
Reco Avenue Sandon,
Dated at Sandon this 10th day of Aug. _900
Misses A. & M. HcKinnon
In a Small Shack But   Ready
To do a Large Business.
The New Clifton
m   ���          ���
Tliis house has recently heen
Completed and Fitted up. It
is one of the Nicest Hotels in
tlie Kootenay. If you have
an hour or a day to spend in
town do not   fail  to  call upon
John Buckley.
_>.���> V._A ����__���>__.,>
���/_*��� */i*�� ���*���_*���
Scarcely noticeable in children
assumes dangerous proportions
with advancing years. A proper
correction now will prevent serious complications later.
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���/*> ���/**��� -/i** ���/_*��� ���*���_>
Q. W. Grimmett,
Wall  Paper.
All Kinds,
Shades, Colors-!
We have the finest line of Prospecting Supplies
that can be found in the Country. Do not over-
look our stock when t Itllrig for your Summers's
work in the hills.
H. BYERS _. Co.
Shelf and Heavy
Plumbing, Tinning
Sheet Iron  Work.
.Mine and Mill
Blacksmith   Tools,
Powder, Caps and Fuse
P. BURNS 8c Co.
Wholesale and Retail   Dealers  in
Fresh   and    ) Fisb and ) Pressed   and
Cured   Meats $   Oysters.   S  Live   Poultry
Sandon. Rossland, Nelson, Greenwood
Heavy Stock on the �����*���$
*������$ way from  Montreal. $|$
Don't  Order
Till you see our Stock.
Thomas Milne & Co.
Crockery    =    Crockery I
We Have Just Received
A Large Shipment of
Finest Croccry
We Carry Many Grades   and   Can  Quote Prices  ��
to Suit Your Circumstances. 2
Call and See our Stock.
-WJUJUliLfi JUJUiUl_iJU*Jlj*_^ QJlAiLftAUJ^1
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