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THE  PAYSTREAK
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BOOK IV.
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SANDON, SEPTEMBER 8 1900.
CHAPTER 49
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HAPPENINGS ft! BRIEF.
Main Hros. will OCCUpy I heir new
store today.
Supt   Marpole   came upon ihe C. P.
K. yesterday.
MfS, R. A. Creech is spending a
short vacation in Nelson.
Win Walmsley returned yesterday
from Halcyon Springs.
Hogan and Rice will open up the
Palace cafe in a lew days.
V. L. Christie ia occupying his new
uffice in the Atherton block.
Mrs. Funk will open the Sandon
Hotel dining room to-morrow.
j. Lonsdale Doupe, land agent tor
theC. P. R��i ���**,:'s ,n town Thursday.
\\. H. Sandiford, wife and son ol
Sew Denver visited in  town yesterday.
Mavor Pius and family will probably
arrive in Sandon from tlu- past sin
Monday.
Miss Stella Funk came up from Slocan
city yesterday to again b_\-o:iu- a resi-
Jenl of Sandon.
The C. P. R.   has a large gang of
men  and   teams  grading  for the   spur
tor the new station.
The construction of the Catholic
Church was commenced this week ami
is now well advanced.
Jas. Woods i> preparing to rebuild
iiN bakery on the west side ot Reco
avenue, below the Kootenay.
Dan McLaughlin has been awarded
the contract for the new school. Y.. A.
Brown will oversee the construction.
Mrs. Geo. B. Knowles and children
returned from Toronto yesterday, where
they li ive heen visiting for several
months.
i. liar lie Kapp spent a couple ol days
in town this week disposing of a car
load of liquid refreshments to local
dealers.
H M. Stevens, formerly of Rossland
lias taken the barber shop in the Reco
hotel. He will open for business this
morning.
J E. Twiss, who has been at the
Payne mine for several months past,
lias gone to Hamilton, Ont,, to take a
course in mining engineering.
W. ii. Clark was in town in the early
part ol the week from Cariboo creek,
IK-reports everything favorable in that
vicinity.
Walmsley & McLeod are building an
addition to the Kootenay hotel which
Will face Main street and double the size
ol their premises.
George Ward  left on   Monday for
rremoderett, Cornwall, England. He
Will   spend six   months  visiting in his
old home in England.
Mi's. Harold Sands and children of
Kaslo went thru yesterday on a visit to
me coast. Editor Sands accompanied
diem as far as Sandon.
G. A. Stevens, who has been with
i'1*-' Mining Review since its appearance
111 the canip left on Monday for the
e;ls*- His destination is St. Marys,
Ont.
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Williamson, Mr.
and Mrs. R. A. Creech and Mr. K. R.
Atherton attended the wedding of
Herbert Irvine and Miss McLeod in
Nelson on Wednesday.
are out
newspapers
T. B. May, of the Hank of B. C, left
yesterday for a three months' tour of
England.     Mr.   Haines   will  be  in
charge during his absence.
The formal opening of the Brewery
Hotel will be celebrated this evening
by a dance at which no social or color
line will be drawn. Invitations and
dress suits not necessary.
Jas. H. Thompson left last Saturday
for Bossburg, Wash., where he will
take charge of the First Thought mine.
Nick McKirn followed yesterday to take
a place on the same property.
Chas. Gales will occupy quarters in
the Balmoral hotel for his barber sliop
as soon as that building is completed.
He will have three chairs on the ground
floor and  bath rooms in the basement,
Tom Mitchell, who built many of
the concentrators in this country, is
now at Bruce Mines, Ont., working on
plans for a 750-ton mill which is to be
built by a syndicate operating in that
vicinity.
The Inland Board of Trade at Kamloops will hold a convention Sept. 27th
for the purposes sif furthering the good
roads movement. Invitations -
to hoards of trade and
thruoul the province.
Win. Walmsley, formerly sif Kaslo
and Whitewater, has purchased a halt
interest in the Ivanhoe hotel trom
Dick Orando, Mr. Walmsley will
move his family to Sandon as soon as
he can lind a suitable residence.
M. E. Hall, who has been in C. M.
Wilson's assay office for the past
tour years left for Montreal on Monday
to attend McGlH college where he will
have u, excellent basis to work from,
as he thoroly understands assaying and
is well Up in Metallurgical science.
K. R. Atherton has moved his large
stock into tlie new store and has as
fine looking a mercantile establishment
as can be found in the country. The
post office is still doing business in the
tent, but will he moved into the new
block in a few days.
W. W. Warner met with an accident
up at the Mountain Consolidated as a
result sM' which he has to get ahout on
crutches. A rolling log bruised his
ankle badly. While Ik* will be laid up
for some time Mr. Warner's injuries
are not s^f a serious nature.
G. O. Buchanan, D. J. Kane, S.
Fawcett and 1). C. McGregor were the
Kaslo delegates to the liberal convention in Revelstoke on the 5U1. Sandon
liberals held an extemporaneous meeting a few minutes before train time
and gave a hunch of proxies to the
Kaslo delegates.
The City council is being petitioned
to spend $150 on Cody avenue to fix up
that thorofare. Road Inspector Moore
has assured the petitioners that it tlie
city spends the one-fifth mentioned in
the petition the government will spend
a much larger sum for the same purpose. Cody avenue has been sadly
neglected by the city council in the past
and  something should be done  now to
improve it.
SLOCAN MINES;
The Sovereign is shipping over the
Noble Five tram.
Forty-live men quit work at the Queen
Bess last Sunday owing to a kick about
the grub.
Winter cabins are being built at the
Mountain Consolidated. Another shipment will be made from the property
next week. The ore is showing up
beyond all expectations and the present
indications are that Mr. Warner has a
bonanza.
Work on the Comstock and Virginia
claims on the South Fork of Kaslo ck.
will be commenced on Monday with
eight men. The properties belong to
F. E. Archer of Kaslo and eastern
capitalists.
A wagon road three thousand yards
long is being built from the mouth of
the American Boy tunnel to the tension
station on the Last Chance Irani. The
American Boy ore will hereafter be
shipped down over the tram.
The Ruth company is taking out
twenty sacks of ore a day from the
Mascot ledge. The lind is being prospected in several places, but so far the
work is all on the surface. The ore is
light in lead but runs high in silver,
The tunnel on the Vulture is now in
_8o feet and will tap the ledge with
another 1 bo feet of work, Wm. Lawis,
manager of the Vulture, has been made
manager of the Lost Mountain, a
Lardo river property of considerable
promise. He will devide his time between the Lardo and Slocan properties.
W.   A.   Copeland,   representing;  the
Spokane Industrial Exhibition is in
Sandon to collect mineral specimens
for exhibit at the fair. He has made
irrangements with E. M. Sandilands
to receive and forward, freight free, .all
samples which any parties may care to
exhibit. The exhibit for the whole
Slocan and Slocan City divisions will
he included in one display. At previous
fairs the Slocan has not heen well represented as it should have been and
jiarties interested in furthering the industry should take this opportunity to
���ret for this division the hest kind of an
advertisement which is offered practically free. All that is required is to
turn over the samples, properly labeled
with name of exhibitor and value of ore
to Mr. Sandilands. The fair management will do the rest. No effort should
he spared to make the exhibit representative of the district. All samples should
be in before the 20th inst.
Burn's Block.
Folliott & McMillan have been awarded the contract for the block which
P. Burns & Co. will erect for a meat
market. Tbe building will be frame,
with floor space 26 x 50. It will be
two stories high, will have plate glass
front and will be handsomely finished
inside and out. The contract requires
that the work be completed within five
weeks.
The site for the new building has not
yet heen decided on, but it will probably
be between the Atherton and the Hunter
blocks.
Galliher Nominated.
At the convention held at Revelstoke
on Wednesday W. A. Galliher was
nominated to contest the riding in the
liberal interests. With a few exceptions the riding was well represented
and the nomination was made unanimous. There was a feeling in favor of
Bostock but he refused to allow his
name to be considered.
He teas an Organist
A local mining man, the other day,
got word of an expert who was to strike
town looking for a chance to invest.
When the.lrain pulled in tbe mining man
sized up the crowd and decided that a
gentleman with yellow leggins and a
dignified air was his man. He got an
othodox introduction at the hotel and
proceeded to expatiated to the stranger
the resources and possibilities of the
Slocan as a place for mining investments. The stranger listened and
when the mining man invited him to
take a trip up to -some of tbe mines he
accepted with alacrity. The ��� horses
were ready and the expedition was
ahout to move up the hill when the
mining man asked, " By the way what
syndicate do you represent ? "
"Syndicate!" said the stranger "why,
1 don't represent any syndicate. I'm a
church organist on a holiday tour."
The mining man looked for a clean
place to faint in.
After Cliffe.
CITY COUNCIL,
Aldermen Hand in their Resignation
and ask for Another Election.
At last night's meeting of the city
council the members of that body tendered their resignations, which were
a ived and filed and the city clerk
was instructed to write the Attorney
General for a fiat for a new election.
Until this is issued, which should be in
ten days, the present council will continue to hold office. 	
Howett Bostock, M. P. has made an
assignment for the benefit of his creditors.
(Kootenaian.)
Joseph Martin has been saved from
a cruel fate. The: bold bad Conservatives have been on their knees to Mr.
Cliffe, of the Sandon Mining Review,
(according to his own confession) imploring him " lo take the stump in
Manitoba and other points against
Fighting Joe." Everybody wondered
why the rumor was revived that Joseph
was about to flee to Dawson. Now
the reason is obvious; he could not
walk on the edge of the cliffe. But,
with wonderous magnanimity, Mr.
Cliffe now announces that business of
pressing importance prevents his accepting the office. Joe once more
breathes freely and lurns a bold front
towards the enemy.
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���'���H THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 8,   1900.
AINSWOKTII    MINING   RECORDS.
LOCATION8.
Julv 1*���Evlleen, bet Humil aud Glacier eks,
J McQuillan.   Florence, same, Q 11 l.antz.
M*���Poverty, Glacier ek. reloc Wealth, J Healy.
IS���Rex, Cariboo ck, J Holm
���.'.'���   Nf(,lf*t��'��l, Kaslo ek. Andy Jacubson.
Ophir, Kaalo ek, G Anderson.
IS���Pretoria, Ben Bar ck, F Conright.
Eleanoi, Bear ck. reloc Monte Ray, G F Copeland and L R Lindsay.
21- -.loul-ert fr, so fk Kaslo ck, FConri_rht
Summit, bet Meadow and Cascade eks, P Bill-
In _����� aud John Kelly.
Teresa, Deception ck. I J Kennedy.
Wlvas. same, seloc Emma, J J Kennedy.
Washington, same, W Kell
Monterey, Duncan river, \V Steele.
Black Jack, Woodbury ck. C F Sherwln.
_<>-St Alice fr. head Kaslo ek. W 0 Thorn-aon.
BO���Kama, bel Meadow and Cascade eks, reloc
Pontiac. P Billings and J K.-lly.
Efiddyatono. aame. J Kelly and O Ulvin.
Joker. Meadow ck, J Campbell.
BI���Clyde, Kaslo ck, Wm Lewis.
Mora Costlc. Meadow ck, J J Kennedy and W
Kelt.
Aug 1��� Singer, sofk Kaslo, H Klaiinch.
Dayton No 8, BJerkneaa ok. A McKenzle.
8���Pacitie, Meadow ck, E Johnson.
4���Pay Streak, Twelve Mile ck, reloc Wlnni-
������eg, P McCue.
ABSKS8SIKNT8.
July M��� Whistler.   IS���Pearl, ;i yrs.
�������GikxI
Hope. Vishem, Noonday.   Aug 1���Endeitendent,
Kate fr, Buckincham, Dap|ilv, Lyilla Lee, Daisy.
2���Silver Cup, Multnomah, Dewey fr, Birthdav.
Dominion, Great Britain. Ontario. Grand Trunk,
Everton, Lutchia, Gialla, Pomclette, Jocqueline,
firitnlnnlc,  Victoria, Black Bear fr.    3���Imo,
Eno,  Purcell  fr, Overman,   Kanopolla, Maine,
Tipton. Gant. Fraction fr, Dixie, Hard fr, Bidden
Treasure, Black Diamond No 2.    4-Lillie Ir,
Baflo, Quartz  Lead,   Hak Pay,  Mineral  Hill.
Copper Glance, Alice. Norta Star, I yrs, Zolo,
Ida L, Helen L, Summit, Hecla, Dayton, Da*, ton
No 2.   6���Boston, fi-Golden Eagle, Wlvas, Stars
and Stripes, Liberty. Frisco,St Francis, Mystery,
Excelsior, Marv Anderson, Copper Kingi Deep
Hill, Truth, Bermina 2 yrs. Climax 2yrs. Jennie,
Cuba. Revenue. Prince fr, Spruce fr, Papoose fr,
May Flower.      7���Dundee. Maybe fr, Black Diamond fr, Brooklyn, Gibson.   K���Mountain Brow.
Hawthorn, rip Top. Flathead. Satlsfaetio i lyrs.
Goodenough fr.   Kid. SuiiriNe. Victoria, Dawn
of Day, Barber, Piahertou. Golden, TraosvaJJ
Natal,   ti���Walter Claria, Lucky Boy. Cariboo.
Monte Carlo. Tory  Hill, Iron King, Kid.    10-
Black Watch. No8 2 yrs, No 4 2 yrs. No 8 2 vr��.
Milford Stnr. Silver Tip, Daniel. Bunker Hill.
Rebel,   Maaguret 2 yre.     11���Silver Queen  fr.
Silver Queen. Yosemlte     13��� Liu-t Will,  Lone
Pine, Ada, Marion 2 vrs, Charlotte 2 yr_, Helen
2 yrs, Blue Jacket, Even,  Odd,  Birdie, Boat,
Noble Friend. New Chum.    14-Congress, Paystreak.     15���Helena,     Shoofly,    BimemetalMe,
Lilliefr 2 yrs.    IS���Mammoth, Canadian  Boy,
Prince   Arthur   Sure  Thing.  Sphnix. OltUola,
Bryan. Treasure, Mt Pleasant, Solo  Be.at2yi*s.
17���Charletou, Cloud Burst.
CEKTIF1CATKS OF  IMCKOVKHKNTS.
Iron Cap, Ruthle Bell, St Joseph. Lavlna.
TKANSKKRS.
Black Bear fr,.'. Burt Pearson to E Mally, -.fiCO.
Bat fr. i J M Ashton to Chas S Allman.
Kruger._, H Klapach to S Neuswander.
Nellie J, J. J H Jackson toG F Copeland.
Aiuslie, J A Mitchell to J B Anderson.
Lucky George, J, G B Lltster to G F Thomson.
Sleepy Eye and Dead wood, J, C Newhaus to
Jas D By an.
Helen, G N Barnard to Irene Mining Co.
Irene, Eva, Marion and Charlotte, IN Barnard
to Irene Mining Co.
Queen Mar>, J, W Griffiths to J A Kennedy.
Queen Mary. 1 24, J A Kennedy to D W Henly.
Queen Mary. 1-48, same to W s Rush,
Queen Mary, 1-12, same to H N Boss.
Uu, en Mary, 1-48, same to W T   tall.
Queen Mary and Princess Marie, \,\V G Oliver
J A Kennedy.
~ X L and Silver Fox, {, DF Strobeck to J R
rdie.
Olieota, \, J Nyman to M Anderson, *15o.
SCIENCE   AND   MINING.
Until a United States patent is obtained the owner of a mining claim is
never certain of his title.
A delinquent co-owner of a mining-
claim has, in the States, 180 days from
the beginning of the publication of
notice of delinquency in which to pay
up.
It is not unusual to work a continuous
telegraphic circuit of 0,000 miles for
hours at a time by the Associated Press
iu sending daily press reports.
Silver, in the form of coin, is at a
premium at Cape Nome, Alaska, by
reason of its scarcity, a $20 gold piece
being exchangeable for only $18 in
silvei.
Gas engine efficiency might be theoretically increased by complicating the
construction of the machine, but the
increased -riction therein involved
would probably in practice tend to
lower the efficiency.   The aim of gas
engine builders is to average all efficiencies and to build as simply as possible
without sacrificing essential features.
An aperture 12 inches by 12-f inches
wide, through a U-inch plank, with a
head 6 inches above the top of the
opening, will discharge 200 inches per
minute, or about 800 cubic feet.
Talc is composed of 03 5 per cent,
silica, 81.7 per cent magnesia, 4.8 per
cent, water. It is a greasy mineral with
a pearly luster, color white to apple
green. An inferior quality of coarser
structure is called soapstone.
When petroleum is talked of, a "barrel" is understood to mean 42 gallons.
A wine barrel contains 'Slh gallons and
is the standard used when capacity of
cisterns or tanks is given in barrels
Petroleum will weigh 0J pounds per
gallon.
In law a "known" mine is deemed
synonymous with an operated mine
The existence of a mine is not "known"
until ore has been extracted or shown
to exist in sufficient quantity and value
to warrant extraction within the boundaries of the claim located.
One barrel unslaked lime weighing
220 pounds will make 2| barrels stiff
lime paste, equal to ,8 cubic yard. One
barrel of lime paste and three barrels
of sand will make three bairels of mortar, equal to .4 cubic yard. One barrel
of unslaked lime will make t>.7o barrels
mortar, one part lime and three parts
sand. Cement weighs 400 pounds gross
per barrel, 875 pounds net. One cubic
foot dry cement shaken down weighs
100 pounds and makes .68 cubic foot
stiff paste, when mixed with 25 to 80
per cent, water.
The height of a reservoir hank above
the highest water level is usually four
feet for low and six feet for high reservoirs. When the depth of water at the
side of the embankment does not exceed
30 feet the top of the bank may generally be four feet above the top water
level With a depth of from 80 to 50
feet the height should be live feet; and
when the depth is GC feet or over the
height should he six feet. Trautwine
suggests that the top width be two feet
plus twice the square root of the height
in feet The inner slope should be 2i
base to 1 height, and the outer slope 1J
base to 1 height.
Concerning the "power" of a steam
boiler, the word in that connection is
not correctly applied, but is used because of a custom. The rating of a
steam boiler is expressed in terms of its
ability to evaporate a certain quantity
of water into dry steam in a given time.
Simply to say that a boiler has 10square
feet of heating surface to a horse power
tells nothing and means nothing as to
its evaporative effect. A single engine,
having a single cylinder, should produce a "horse power" upon 30 lbs of
water evaporated into steam of 70 lbs.
guagc pressure; a compound engine,
having two cylinders and working at
from (j to 10 expansions, will produce a
horse power for an expenditure of 20
lbs. of water; and a triple-cylinder
engine, working at 16 to 30 expansions,
should give one horse power for every
15 lbs. of water evaporated into steam
per hour, in all of the above citations.
NEWFOUNDLAND'S   WONDERFUL
I HON   MINKS.
"What the geld reefs of Johannesburg are to the Transvaal the Wabaiih
iron beds are to Newfoundland," says
the New York Tribune. "They form
immense deposit of rich red hematite
ore, three miles long and several hundred feet wide, and showing 84,000,000
tons in sight above the water. The
beds dip downward at an angle of eight
degrees, and it iN believed that they
extend below the sea in practically
unlimited quantity, though what is now
in sight will suffice for a generation's
work. To all intents and purposes the
mine is open quarry. The ore is got at
by chopping off a surface covering of
earth and rock and then loosening the
hematite with charges of dynani'te.
"The deposits is one of nature's
freaks. It is a perfect reproduction of
a tiled floor Countless millions of
tubes of mineral are laid out with
rectangular precision, following the
trend of the stratification, and these
seem to have been cemented and forced
together by some giant machinery in
prehistoric days. Layer upon layer of
these cubes is seen in a vertical section
of the mine, and the lines of cleavage
art* as clearly defined and the general
arrangement is as perfect as a child's
box of blocks. The only difference is
that one cannot lift out one of these
mineral cubes with the lingers, hut a
charge of dynamite fixed iu a portion
of the deposit by a steam drill shatters
it for an area of many feet in every
direction, and separates the solid mass
into thousands of little bricks, each
about three inches square and as perfect
in alignment as if produced by an artist
No mining, in the customary sense, is
needed. Ihe deposit lies open to the
sun, and all the work involved is the
loosening off successive sections and
the gathering up of the fragments,
which is done by men shoveling them
into ore cars, which run on a light cable
railway to a pier on tne seashore.
"The mine occupies the northern end
of t,he island, and hard by is a i'holtore I
cove, where a pier has been built, [
whence 10,000 tons of ore may be loaded
in a day. The laden cars run down an
incline by gravity and are upset automatically, (heir contents falling into
one of ten pockets constructed in the
interior of the pier. Each pocket takes
1,000 tons, and can be emptied into a
steamer's hold in ten minutes. Two
ships a day can be loaded there when
business is brisk. The output for seven
months last year was 810,000 tons
From 1,000 to 1,500 men are employed
this year, as the output is to be trebled,
and to do that the force of employees
will have to be still further augmented.
For years the surface workings will
Continue,and even when regular underground mining is required there will
be none of the deep descents associated
with coal and copper mines.
"The ease of working and the proximity to tide-water make this deposit
one of the most advantageous from an
economic industrial point of view that
capitalists could possess. The cost of
mining the ore and putting it on ship-
I oard is but 25 cents a ton, and the
freight to Canada only 25 cents mo
where ironmasters work it in verv ������
venicntly with poorer ores
and
011-
irge
quantities of it are also absorbed ut
Philadelphia and Baltimore. Tin- prjc
at which it sells there yields the m* tiers
of the Wabana mine a profit of *i ;i t()||'
and as contracts for the delivery ()f
500,000 tons have been signed for thjs
season it is very easy to see that there
is a handsome dividend in it fur the
shrewd capitalists who control it.
Carbonate of lime w 11 not dissolve in
water that has no carbonic acid in jt
but will precipitate. If t|lt. ',.,.,- WJU(-J
be highly heated in a heater and
tier (by exhaust, for instance), tin
bonk- acid can be removed and
carbonate of lime iu the water will |���.
deposited in the purifier, instead of jn
the boiler, thus avoiding Incrustation
of the latter. Sulphate of liine, how-
ever, cannot begot rid of in this way,
as it will not precipitate below 800 rK
��� ii i*i -
car-
grees F.
Betabliahed isn��.
E. M. Sandilands
Sandon, B. C.
Notary Public
Insurance* Mining Broker
Mil
ten I
jiocte tor rale.
inui-i  stocks  bootrhl  ami  ��.,|,i     General
Bsrentfor Slocan Propertle-s,    Promising Pros-
Sandon Cartage Co.,
WALMSLEY ft CREECH
Express, Baggage
and Cartage
Delivered   to all   parts of the city
CLOTHES
CLEANED,
DYED,
PRESSED,
and REPAIRED
GEO.   CHAPMAN
RECO AVE,      SANDON
SANDON
BOTTLING CO.
DAY & BIGNEY
Manufacturer of
CARBONATED    DRINKS
OF MA. K INI is.
CODY AVE. SANDON
The "power" of a boiler begins and ends 50 cents being charged for Us convev'
with its ability to  evaporate  certain  ance to Euro
quantities of water in a given time.       {It is
>pe or the  United States.
in great  demand   in   Germany,
Y. I, CHRISTIE, L. L. B,
Notary Public
KA KRISTER,
SOLICII OR, Etc.
Sandon,
B.C.
M. L. GRIMMETT, L. L. Bs
Barrister, Solicitor Notary
Public, Etc.
SANDON,       -      .      B. G
nllHIIIJIUWu* luigUBi'llB WPMHJJliMW __m*' ������AYSTRI-AK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER
1 .;��!,   !:
liu,,sl. ...-i-i-ul Chinese Namea
rhe man from   Punxsutuwney, iinJ the
maii from Kokomo
Discussed the Chinese troubloK, unci the
ii,,i s.iiJ, "Do you know,
i lhl,u ihose Chinese names are queei
eno"*_[li to stop .i * lo* a.
������That's right." exclaim d nnother man
from Caucomgemoc.
fhe man from Kok ������'��� '. *wr��-e4.     U\
ginger, that's .i fiu t.
fliat's what ni) brother  says    he lives
jown here in Hackeiw ick."
\nj  still   another   straii|<er   suid the
m m's > oniiiie >i was ti u<*.
\n.| aided with ������ ** nile of prijj : "Mj
home'** in Kal'maxoo."
Vu,;l, ���, ,n i i looU up the ->n tin : "Now
j ,.\ i Skowhegan waj.
���.nd up  lo Vpailanti   w v*   speak  �����!   it
even da),
fhe names are in >-t   u ic'o ilize 1   an 1
he ithen in theii ni*',r,
fhai - w .i it I lolJ ni,   a i.'L*  wa'.-i I i)
in Ispeming."
||, li 'vti- is 111) n itivc  l,n\  i." a i 'ill   i
sirai ger <ai I.
���\.ij ! think ill  lh *se  Chines ��� n un -s
a 'i il  \ e - er re ul
"Quite true,"   agreed   ���*   quit.-'   man,
"they're certain!) un. may,
I'n.it'a wli.it my neighbors il' assort, i i
Tail Holt, Indiana)."
Uhi| he Was Uglti
"Nature has -.K-.ili hardl) with you,"
slid  ihe   candid   friend,    "you're (he
ugliest man I t*\ et sjiw in m) life.
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I i< i*e's .i s ij^.o coming t>' you
ing,  *'Nature however, had
l.�� do  w ith   it   .it   all, and  I'm
-.; .1 ;i fool .t-> vou   look.    When I
���-..in vow - 1 was ihe handsomesl hjih)
in the hunch,   bul a  domestic  -it our
. idi-iit'illi  had tli*.'    Ii�� mt li*. si
you   ever i lapped eyes  i>n    tlu
ihe polii eman   on   the beul
and w:ii   do   you   suppose she did ?
S     iveni   and  changed   me   for   her
.    child."
Where He Belonged.
Advei is'uif* w.t-a his profesh ; he rejv
wsen'ed ;i patent medicine concern,
that particular evening he drifted into
the hotel in a condition of aggravated
high lonesom.ness, s'aggered up to the
ninctionary in command and indicated
a desire to he sheltered.
Anj choice of rooms ?" inquired the
Cierk, with a view lo comforting his
ivoozy guest. The promoter of testimonial publicity coveted a good room,
nut In, professional vocabulary was the
��nly one al his command, and he murmured, "Lernme have top col'm nex'
Pure readin'-matter ; pure reanin' on
no snides ; pure readin' above ; pure
reauin followin' on local page ; four
lo"'ls san'wished 'mong pershn'ls," he
*eni on, "an1 gimme lowesh rates
",UUKli agensh c'mise'n."
. �����*������goi a room on the lop lion, fac-
"'s' Hie skylight shaft,
ItOOMS TO RENT.
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Uundry,
Lodging House.
Nice Comfortable Beds,
To Let by the Day, Week
Wonth or Year.    Get One
Before they are all Taken
Up.
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We are now Carrying a Heavy Line of
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHINGS
Which we will dispose of at the
VERY LOW EST CASH PRICES
Ever Heard of in the Kootenay.
Don't Fail to Examine our Stock
and Compare our Prices.
A Heaoi) 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 I .AY
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THE PAYSTREAK.
Published Every Saturday In Mm heart of the Etiohest White Metal Gamp on Earth.
Subscription   -   -   -   -   $a.co a year.
strictly in advance.
William MacAdams,
Publisher and Proprietor.
SANDON, B. CM SEPTEMBER 8, iqoo.
I
N THK LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY on the
evening of August 30th, the adjourned debate was
resumed on the motion moved by Smith Curtis on August
15th, as follows: "Resolved, That this house endorses
and affirms what is popularly known as the eight-hour law,
which provides that 'No person shall be employed underground in anv metalliferous mine for more than eight hours
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in every twenty-four hours,' and is opposed to any change
in said law whereby contracting out of same may be permitted, or by which the penalties for infractions of the law
shall be abrogated or suspended, but favors the enforcement
of the law as it now stands in its entirety and without anv
change."
The motion was negatived on the following division :
Yeas :    Mclnnes,    Martin,    Smith, R.,   Garden,   Staples,
Curtis, Houston, Taylor, Brown,  Green���10.
Nays: Dunsmuir, Kidd, Hall, McPhillips, Turner,
Eberts, Smith, A. W., Ellison, Clifford, Fulton, Hayvvard,
Prentice, Wells,   McBride,   Rogers, Hunter, Mounce     17.
In commenting on the appointment of the commission
appointed to investigate the mining laws, Dunsmuir said, in
effect, that the eight-hour law was on the statutes to stay,
and that the commission would not take up the eight-hour
question. The inference to be gathered from these remarks
was that Dunsmuir and his colleagues were satisfied with
the  law.
His vote on the Curtis motion and his remarks regarding the commission are diametrically opposed to one
another. If he believes in the eight-hour law he should
have supported Curtis' resolution. If he does not he was
guilty of deception when speaking of the commission. To
put the matter plainly, Dunsmuir has lied. And, what
is still worse, by his actions he has lied to both sides, inasmuch as that he and his followers have refused to affirm the
eight-hour law, and yet with a majority of seventeen to ten
at his command he has refused to repeal ii. Which proves
beyond a doubt that Dunsmuir has not only lied but that
he is a coward. He has a majority yet is afraid to attempt
to repeal the law.
v.
Now that the the dominion elections are in sight it
is interesting to meditate on the issues on which the campaign will be fought. The last election, as well remembered, hinged largely on the school question, a pure case of
race and religious prejudice. The other issues were the
tariff, the railway policy, and, in B. C. the Chinese question
of Oriental immigration. The liberals promised to abolish
separate schools in Manitoba, to abolish protection, to discontinue the policy of building railways with public money
for private corporations, and to take action to restrict the
Mongolian influx. The conservatives promised to maintain separate schools, to maintain the tariff, and to cotinue
the old railway policy. On the Chinese question they had
little to say. In brief, the liberals promised to do a number
of things, while the conservatives promised that they would
not do the things which the liberals said they would do.
Taking the liberals at their word, the people elected
them. They have been in power four years. Separate
schools, in  a modified  form,  are  still in  vogue.    Wilfred
Laurier's " Sunny Ways" do not alter the fact that the
separate schools are still there. The tariff is in healthy con.
dition. There has been a reduction of something like 2.08
percent., but "the last vestiage of protection" is still*in
business at the old stand. The railway policy has not been
altered, except that the liberals have given away a little
more land and money than the tories. But they had Sir
Charles Tupper's assistance in this particular, whereas the
conservatives had to carry thru their railway steals single
handed. The Oriental immigration industry has not been
badly shattered. Conveiiint |* Imperial reason " prevented
any tangible relief and the Chinese and Japs are with us yet.
Now the conservatives are going around diggiug up
four-year-old campaign literature as evidence that the lib.
erals promised to do the things which they did not do.
They say as the liberals did not abolish seperate schools,
introduce free trade, etc., they should be thrown out. And
they put the finishing touches on the spiel by promising, if
elected, to do what the liberals are doing now.
In defence of their policy the liberals claim that the
tories were wrong in saying that the liberal government
would ruin the country by introducing free trade, and doing
other outrageous things which they promised lo do. These
charges of four years ago, the liberal say, were absoluteh
unfounded. Liberal spell binders show that, whereas the
liberal government has been in power four years, tlie country is prosperous, manufacturers have not suffered In am
tampering with the tariff, that trade conditions are undisturbed, and that anyway they reduced the tariff 2.08 per
cent. The school question, they say, has been banished
from politics, and as for the railway policy, why Sir Charles
Tupper's compliments went with every contribution thai
was made to Bill, Dan and Van and if that isn't the kind
of policy vou want you can look at Blair bucking the C. 1'.
R. down in New  Brunswick.
To si/e the whole situation up it amounts to this: Ihe
tories are out. The liberals are in. The tories want the
liberals thrown out so that they can do what the liberals arc
doing. The liberals want to be retained so that they can
do what the tories would do if elected. In brief, you have
your choice between a party in power that will do nothing
and a party in opposition that will promise nothing, tins,
together with a few appeals to prejudice, constitute the sum
and substance oi political issues before the people today.
Ik THERE is one thing mote than another that is excruciatingly painful it is to hear the continuous and doleful
wail of Kootenay newspaper men about the unpaid subscriber. There is hardly an editor in the country who is
not chronically and editorially kicking about the man who
takes the paper and fails to paw Altho the kicking editors
apparently overlook the point, they are inadvertentl) giving
their publications a black eye by advertising the fad thai
the public does not think enough sif the paper to pay for it.
If thev had the right   kind   oi  moral    courage they would
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refuse to send   out   papers   that   were   not   paid tor.     1llls
policy might in some cases reduce the subscription list to a
ghostly whisper, but in most instances it would benefit the
exchequer of the journalist in charge. It is the polic)
which the Paystreak has followed from the turn-loose,and
if there is a man in British Columbia or out of it who has
received this paper to any great extent without digging "P
we would like to have his photograph for exhibition purposes. Up to tlie hour of going to press we have not
located any deadheads on our subscription list.
Thk conservatives who, during the provincial elections,
undertook to make the Slocan conservative association the
instrument for the election of John Keen can now gaze on
the result of their efforts. Conservative organization M
this camp is tion est. THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON, 1-5. C, SEPTEMBER 8
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MOSES, AARON, ETC.
Has a real tlllfRCle ever been wrot bj
any power, QCCult nr otherwise, in ancient or modern times ? Certain seien-
lisl.s ami many others will reply with
an emphatic negation. Why? Because
the arjjus eye ol" the present time research is fast rediscovering tlie natural
means by which the tliespian rogues
and saj^es of ihe sub-palneozoic period
protluceJ ihe fantastic, wondrous, and
apparently supernal urnl results by
which they held their powerful dominations, and swayed the weaker wills,
characters, and baser minds of nescient
multitudes, for either good or evil, as
best served the moment, purpose, or
interesAt stake.
Not in all the hoary, primeval history
of China, India, Persia, Mexico, etc.,
nor in the modern Christain or Arabic
writings is there mentioned or even
alluded to, one single bizarre or unusual
act, event or occurence bordering on
the superstitious which can not be
easily and clearly explained in the near
future, and much can be comprehended
even now. The most extraordinary
and mentally extraneous freaks of the
cunningi suberous minded bul learned
priests of old -of prophets true or false
���of eujt**ean hermits���of ambiguous
cailiffs��� of exlerpating suzerains and
all facile principles were merely non-
natural to the uninstructed present,
who possessed the unenvied asufruct of
beholding empiric   philosophers al play
frequently horse play. Even the
omniscient Creator and His inspired
agents saw lit lo use only simple and
everyday forces and natural means in
ihe execution of so-called "miracles."
The voices of science in all branches
will soon till the earth with a mighty
chorus that must rend the false from
the true, making obtuse problems and
darkest phases to be understood by
babes.
Amongst recent "discoveries" the
grandest is that of electricity, which
takes little ratiocination to claim, was
likely known from the foundation of the
world, and better comprehended by the
truly knowledg-gifted ancients. Moses
and many of the prophets were dabster
electricians, but Christ as a man was
literally the Great Physician, and the
first to practically apply this natural
and heaven-sent force to the curing of
human ills. That he was an embodied
electric spirit few can contradict successfully, for he was always attended
by electric phenomena, as patently
proved. This has also been cleverly
touched upon by Miss Mari Corelli in
the creed of Casmir Helibolas, which
could advantageously studied by the
narrow-minded and aesthtical alike���
eight instances including the positive and negative dual shaped tongues,
are cited in the "Romance of Two
Worlds," but one can retreat into the
depths of rear archaical history to show
that from time immemorial electric
science was well known and appreciated. The first authentic record is 1491
B. C., when the Israelitish Ark was
constructed by Moses, who used fir-
wood imported by Phcenicians as it was
the best non-conductor amongst timber. This fir chest was sheeted in and
out with gold, thus converting it into
an expensive but most perfect and
po verful leyden jar, as gold was known
then as now to be a 50 per cent, better
conductor of Ihe fluid than copper. To
charge this battery, a fire of rich carbonic material was kept burning on top
of the ark. Carbon is of course an excellent conductor, and the particles
floating in the smoaky atmosphere brot
suTicient electricity to highly charge
this battery. But the sapient Aaron
did better than Moses, as he placed the
battery in a temple surrounded by poles
150 feel high, covered with gold, and
golden concatenations were hung from
these lo the leyden jar, making a complete connection. The general territory, we know, had an elevation ol
about 450 leet, and   this   extra 150 feet
would give an   immense supply of the
natural and mysterious fluid, especially
in Palestine, that land of electric storms.
However, the ohms and volts, and the
nicety sif working ihe machine were
Comparatively unknown, otherwise why
did Aaron's sons fool around the battery
and gel killed, unless they were ihe
merest dilettanti. But Aaron was no
sciolist in Theuegical art, for in his
death-dealing necromancing he always
removed the non-conducling camel hair
carpets. Thus the condemned varlet
remained on bare mother earth with
the too   natural result���instantaneous
tire and a painless death, i. e., a "miracle!" Solomon covered his temple
with copper, and copper pipes ran into
subterranean water tanks, and he placed Saggilal points on the roof 20 lo 24
feel high, to scare away crows, we are
calmly told, bul this won't wash ; no
crow, even a 1 ai cienl sine, requires 24
feel of a gilded spear before he feels
scared. It was simply a cute arrangement to load the roof and piping With
electricity, probably to prevent robber-,
monkeying with the copper, and doubtless served other purposes as well, tan
there exist anything new under the sun.
Ituy   your    (iroeeries     from
Maedounld ��v* Itoss.   Nothing but
good floods in stork.
Patronls
Laundry.
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NOTICB.
NOTRE ia herehy giveu that thirtydaya
sf tor date I lutein! to apply to the chief Com*
miacioner ol Land, uiut Work* for �� special
li euse to cut and carry uwa.v timber horn
the following described Laixla: Comn er oing
at u post inurkfil ���'Wilson hill'* north ae-at
corner," .-.it nnte<l Dear the head of Summit
lake, thence north i ight.v chain*, thei ee east
one hundred ami twenty chain.-,, thence ou'h
eighty chain--, thence \ve.-t ore hundred and
twenty (dmin.a to starting point, containing
one thousand acres, more or let's.
WILSON HILL,
New I eiivir. IV C,Sept, 1st unci.
Certificate)     of    Improvements.
NOTICE.
(IRANI' VIKW MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Slociin Mining iMviaion ol West
Kootenay Id.triit. Where locate I : On
Reco Mountain.
TAKK NOTICK thai I. Arthur S. Fur-
1 well, uetiiii: a a agent lor Fred T Kelly;
Free Miner's IVrtili.-ate No. .TUMi. intend.
sixty day.'from date hereof, to apply to tin
Minim: Recorder for a Certificate ol fmurove-
mentst lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of ihe aboveclaim,
And further take notice that action, under
section ;-7, must he Commenced helore the
Issuance of such Certifloate of Improvement.
Dated tin, twenty-first day of July. i!i u
A   S  FAIUVKLI.
Certificate     of     Improvements.
NOTICE.
WKSTMINSTF.lt.    STAR   FRACTION,    VER.
MONT.  POLAR STAR   FRACTION, LEX-
1NOTON No   6. EVENING   STAR   FRACTION. SOUTH STAR and CENTRE STAR
M IN KRAI, CLAIMS.
Situate in the Arrow La' e Mining Division of
West Kootenay District.
Where  located:   Headwaters   of   McDonald
Creek, on Red Mountain.
'PAKE NOTICK that I. Chas. Moore of
* Kaslo. acting aa agent lor J. M.Auhton,
rree Miners Certificate No. B. 191)10, intend
dxty days from date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for Cert ideate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant ot the ahove claims.
And further take notice that action, under
section   ;>7,   must   he   commenced helore   the
issuance ol auoe Certificate of improvements,
Dated this First day  of August,  19.0.
CHAS. MOORK.
Pilgrims
Hit the   Iron Trail  Fur
Neio Denoer
On Saturday
Where, nn the Placid  Bosom
llie   Cool,   Salubrious  Lake,
in ihe Fragrant Recessosofl
Primeval Forest**, Vou mi
Spend   the   Sabbath  in   Swc
Communion with Nature.
You   will  lind   all  the  Conifoi
of a Home at the
Netomarbet Hotel.
If you care for Fishing j >u .an
Secure Boats, Fishing Tackle,
etc.,   from    the   Management.
Guides who will Pilot you to
the Besl Fishing Grounds always on Hand. Bail in Flasks',
Bottles or Kegs furnished at
Regulation Rates by Ihe Pro-
prietor.
lienrtj Stege.
CHAS. OALES
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In the Tent
Opposite
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The Denver.
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Sandon
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Good Dining Room Service
Reasonable Rates
A Quiet, Orderly, Homelike Hotel
The Most Complete  Health   Resorl on
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Situated    'mid_1    Scenery    I'nrivalied    for
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Terms,   i.i to   im p.. we.k.  nccordli.K
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The price of RaUwayTiokel for Round Trio
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Rnd ontainiiblH all year round  i, ��
Certificate    of    Improvements.
NOTICE.
GOPHER MI.NKItAl. CLAIM
Ifcuate in the sioean Mining Divi-dnnofWi
Kootenav district    Where  loeatedi   n
Reco Mountain. '   ""
TAKE NOTICK thnt I, Arthur >K.ir*,ii
��   aoting m agent for John \t ii���r '
free Miner.' ftrtiflcate No mm, Intend .ufe
diivs from date hereof, to aiiolv t>. 11, ii '
R rd.r   lor a  (Vrt ille,,,.' T,f  I���*���* """-*
'V'1'" '",r i"."f obtaining �� Crown q^
ol I he al'OVe elailll. ,""'
And further take nntioe thai notion nn i
Motion .'U must Lee incnced before 11m I. .
anoeofenob Certifloate of Improvement,.
Dated  this Twenty-First  da? of July, i:,���
A  S KARHKI.I,
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICE.
111(1 TIMBER M IN KRAI. CLAIM.
Situate in the Slociin Mining division of West
Kootenay   Diatriot.    Where located:  On
Payne Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE thai I. M. It w Rathborn,
Free Miner's License N'o. B.'i'.NU-t?. a, Rgent foi
myself smt for Fred Steele, Free Miner',
License No. 87081, and for H ll. Alexandei
Free Miner's LioenseNo.B.808S, Intend,slsti
dav_ from date hereof, to apply to th,. ��,|j, [, .
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvement-,
for fhe purpose of obtaining u Crown (Irani
of the shove claim.
And further take mitic,. that action,nndet
section .17  must  he oommenced  l-efort the
laeuanco of siudi Certiflcate ol Int-proi ument*
l��ated this First day of August, \   I'   l!��rn
Certlflente of Improvement*..
Notice.
PHOENIX, ALHAMBRA ANDT.IBBY t; mis
BR��___ CLAIMS
Situate in the Slocan Mining l��i\ ision ol \\Vat
Kootenay   District.    V here   located: On
the North Fork of Carpenter Criwk. abnnl
:t miles from Three Parke.
Take Notice that   I   Frank L. Christ ie. act-
Ing for myself, Free Miner's Certifiest�� N��
HSfUOS,   and as agent  for C I>.  Hunter, Kr.,
Miitr'^ Certificate,No. R*__3*V7. F Sautor.Frw
Miner*-.CertifioNo.BISK'S. andOeo ll Wii.tet
Intend six! v days from date hereof, in apply tn
the Mining Record- r for a Certificate ul Improvements, for tin |iiirpo-.*> oi uLtiiIninga
Crown lirunt ot tin above claim a
And further take notice that action nnder
Section ���"���!. niu.t bo oommenced hefore tin*
Unuancc ol *i,i*h Certificate ol   Improvement*
I uf�� I -hia nineteenth day of June, "i I' ISOd
PRANK L.CHRISTIE
ANADIAN/
'PACIFIC KY.
Itenouued
"Imperial
Limited"
Service.
With Improved Connecting
Service   to  nnd  from   the
Kootenay Country
First-rloss    Sleepers   on
oil   trains   to  mid    from
AI.I.OWIM.AI* and KOOTE.N'AY
LANDING.
Tourist Oars pass M pdlclne
Hat   daily   for St.   Paul,
Saturdays    for     Boston-
Mondays  and  Thursdays
for  Toronto.     Sain *   (*iirs
pass  Revelstoke one dn.1
earlier.
CONNECTIONS
Rxoept To  und   Irom Ktcepl
Sunday h '1 points Stindu.-
13:35 Iv.    SANDON    arr 1.1:1''
For  Kates,   Tickets   and
Full Information apply <u
J. It. Grudge,
Agent. Sandon.
B. J. Coyle,        W. F. Anderson.
A. (J. P. A., T. P. A.
Vaneoiiver, l*��. C.       Nelson. H.C- Jl
���
INDIA'S FAMINE HORRORS
Two or three months ago the Chris-
,i.i��� Herald, of New York, started its
le relief work in  famine-stricken
what lias been done by that
,1 tlu* thousands of contribu-
sij_
noli
India.
journal ain   -^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
tors to tli*' fund has been really marvel*
o'us. Shiploads of corn and Other provisions have been Bent to the famishing
mlllionB, and hundred! ol tbouaande of
dollar! has been sent in cash to help the
relief committees In their work,   when
ll,c work was started Dr. Louis Kloiiseh,
proprietor of the Herald, visited India
to learn how best to conduct the work
II,.' personally visited the plague dls-
trlcta and secured valuable information
thai ban been of material advantage in
dealing with the momentous under
taking. Since his return to New York
he has given several Interesting articles
tothu public, depicting the horrors that
came before him on his trip through the
land. Hi*- last letter tells of his visit to
the Baroda poorhouae, where upwards
,,(1200 refugees were confined.
������In mv note hook." nays he, '"I wrote
a line that reads: ' This is the worst I
have yet seen:' and, as 1 recall it now,
I morVe.l that I ever had the courage
to pass into and through the filthy
wank and more filthy yard that constituted this shocking hlot on civilisation    i  had  become accustomed to
"its nauseating and revolting, but
.he Baroda poorltouse stands out as the
most terrible conglomeration of abject
miM'iv that ever met my gase. The
Mill's "niv���> penetrated in v pith hat and
dazed brain and eyes, w hue an effluvia
nf concentrated decomposition rendered
breathing both difficult and dangerous
Almost stifled and stupefied we wen
ded our way through the dead and the
dying, with smallpox, dysentery, fever
ami cholera to the right and to the left,
leaving terror behind ns only to Hud
horror awaiting ns.
"At the entrance to the poorhouse
stood a woman, blind I had often
Keen women who had lost their sight as
the result of the horrible famine, but I
I*! ii ��� vi��� i" seen one who looked as did
this woman Reduced to a living skeleton, the kails of ber eyes w ere art nail y
deunviug in tho sockets of her ghastly
skull, nnd Hies Innumerable were acting
tiit- part nf scavengers undisturbed
She stood bareheaded  in a mhi which
would have heen fatal to me in less
time than it takes to write this Incident,
Her daw like hands inactively hung
down her -.ides, until sin- heard our foot
steps Then they were raised appeal-
illfflv in the direction of the sound.
while she mumbled almost inaudibly
hef plaintive petition. Not realizing
at first that she was blind, I walked tip
close lo Iht. when another more frantic
effort on her part brought her two
hands into direct contact with my face.
"I shuddered as I felt tlie cold,' clam
lllv touch, but being blind she could
iiotseu it I quickly got beyond her
reach, and the.i, as 1 supposed, unob
served, placed a rupee in her hand In
Mother instant a do/en other miserable
feinnantsof humanity pressed forward.
Pleading vociferously for help. .Inst
then the attendant appea ed and
promptly ordered them back. What
""���ar|it have happened but for his timely
interference I dread to contemplate, ns
Mr. Frease and Mr. Hudson, who has
Since died of the cholera, with mv other
eompaniona had advanced more quickly
wflwere beyond the reach of mv voice
' entered the first of many wards
separated from one another by abam-
wo partition. It was full of patients
entering from every manner of ailment,
toiera, dysentery and guinea-worm
'"'"""""ated.   On some, cots the un-
"Jtunates wore doubled up.   The tern
:'la,ui*e   was   torrid       The   air   was
JJWJ with an odor superlatively offen
.,,\ it was thick with effluvia of the
Jjest stamp     The COtfl  were deliled.
e king with tilth.   Pain, misery, help-
JJJ ?8.8  w,,'-��' on  every   hand,    "he
KuiiiZlng groans of men and  women
writ I
Hiir
������J-R in cholera's fatal and unyield-
Kirrip were almost beyond endurance
j|" ���'ttoiupt was made at treatint'iit
,ai|ed for the physician.     There was
THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B.C,SEPTEMBER 8, 1900.
'How   manv ...
saved?' I asked.
"one    A hospital assistant with not as
much knowledge oi medicine S an an
PientlceinapUtnaev waslnchargt
"" of ���*��"<  people will he
ii   i        _���_-       thev come here io
do, was the stoic response. It v, as the
�� >����iinati��n of desolation. I wou,,
gadlyhavegU ^ J^m
that I possessed had it been ������ ... '
lowerto afford relief even for one sim'le
mnr to those whose piteous Kaze he-
ween the. spasms mutely appealed to
the white man for the  help that  thev
vaguely longed for yet did not expect
and which he unfortunately was unable
to render.    Never, never shall I forget
that sad experience. But what we saw
.i.thel.rstwardwasonlvaspeciM.i.niif
all the others    We traveled from ward
to ward only to repeat the name experience. <��iir heartstrings wm
hied for them. There was not enough
for more than a fourth of the number,
and tho more vigorous ones got what
there was. The feebler ones went
without it. Some of them were too
weak to rise. Thep cried inaudiblv,
put their grief was more pitiful than if
[t had sought noisy expression. Perhaps punishment awaited every demonstration on their part, and hence thev
dared not complain. God only knows'.
W e protested against the totally inadequate supply of milk and lack of proper
management. The Hindo explained
that more milk would be served in the
evening. Eight long hours! And then
perhaps only as much more. How
could these hungry ones survive?
"We asked  the   Hindu   how many
tttle  ones died dailv.    He professed
ignorance, hut volunteered the infor-
r...a..av. ..in iu-ausirin<_*s Wi re wmna-   i   .    .     ***_*,v*     "u wuhjobou
until the ever-present consciousness'of' K""^6* but volunteered the infor-
ourown utter helplessness hecame on ��.�� tUt ^i bodlea were burned.
oppressive that a continuation of the L 1 l'r,1,SB��(it ie 8fluare that led to
tour threatened to unnerve us ine the gate; Imt hefore we reached it we
"We stenoed out into n���. ,..��� were surrounded by groups of starving
to
^^^^^^^ we
. _,roups of starving
people piteotisly pleading for a few pice
with which to purchase grain. Tears
actually trickled down the cheeks of
many of the supplicants as they held up
to our gaze their emaciated, "shriveled
little ones in ocular demonstration of
their deplorable condition. Mothers
swayed to and fro, moaning out unintelligible petitions.
"Children prostrated themselves to
the ground, chattering in a strange
tongue and with frightful rapidity of
utterance the story of their woes as
though anxious to tell all before we
made our escape. 'Oh, my king,' cried
thev, 'it will be well with you if you
will help us, for we are very, very
hungry.' And, driven to despair at the
thought that their appeal perhaps
lacked eloquence or earnestness, they
slapped their hollow stomachs and persuasively added, 'I'm starving; if you
will help me, God will give you many
children.' My heart sank within me.
"Why should I have been called to
witness all this suffering? Why not
some wealthy man, who with a stroke
of the pen could lill these empty stomachs and yet never miss the cost? I
took one of the children in my arms.
The mother said it was ten years of
age. It could not have weighed more
than thirty pounds. It was a skeleton
absolutely denuded of flesh. The, large
glistening eyes were fixed on mine, as
though, eager to catch the promise of
help. And yet I could not give any,
for I remembered my experience at Ungate A rupee given at this moment
might mean death, for these people
were desperate. They were beyond
reasoning. Their own sufferings and
their children's woes had driv.-n them
nearly mad If help was to be given, it
had to be given generally and the few
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ coins I had  with  me would   not  have
mating in abjee* misery and utter desti- satisfied a measurable fraction of the
tution this gathering of innocents. Not requirements. I handed the child back
a cry escaped their lips. The place was to its mother. It was but a matter of
as silent as the adobe of death Hardly | hours, and long before I left India for
a hand stirred. Not a sound was heard | home the vultures had devoured or the
With the exception of the blinking of | flames consumed all that was left when
the evelids there was no indication of
���  .. i 'i.i
stepped out into the square
skirted by the bamboo enclosure and
into the brazen sun. There, helore us
on the ground, without shade or protection of any kind, stark naked, lav a
number of women in the last throes" of
cholera. Two of them were moaning
piteously. They seemed unconscious,
yet the contortions of their bodies indicated that they were suffering intense
pain. We called an attendant and
ordered him to carry the women under
shelter from the burning rays.
"We did not stop to think that we
lacked authority to enforce our demand
Fortunately there was no objection and
the women were one by one carried
under a roof, line of them was practically dead, and at our request a few-
rags were thrown over her for decency's
sake. She was not removed and then
and theie died We had seen enough.
We were anxious to <_et away. Hut it
occurred to us that thus far no children
had been in evidence. So we made in-
quir\ concerning them and learned
that thev were kept in what is termed
the kitchen We asked to he shown
there.
"The kitchen in the Baroda poor-
house must be seen to be realized. In
a bamboo enclosure under the supervision of a fat, turbaiied Hindu, sr.t 80(1
skeletonised, diminutive creatures,
mostly naked, all sickly and miserable
and many of them totally blind. In
the entire number there was not a
single child which in our country
WOUld not be considered hopelessly
afflicted with marasmus.
"Millions of Hies gorged themselves
on festering sores ami on eyes sealed
with nauseating exudations. The sight
of these poor little helpless human beings was saddening beyond description.
Never have  I   seen  anything approxi-
nnd utter desti-
Not
n eves been sightless.
life. Had our owi ^^^^^^^^^^
we could ha re passed by this place in
total ignorance of the presence of a
living being. We waiked in and no
one paid the slightest attention to our
movements. Tlie Hindu seemed as
lifeless as the children. The sanitarv
conveniences and the kitchen were one.
We proceeded, cautiously advancing
step by step, zi_r zag fashion, in our
efforts to escape pollution. We reachei
the centre of the enclosure The Hindu
looked on silently Tlu
seemed dazed. W<
dazed. Stupor was
I loath seemed to be
the catastrophe overtook it.
"As I write this, I verily believe that
very few, if any, of the 1200 who were
in the Baroda poorhouse. that morning
ever came out alive. It was a veritable
dead house, and those who once entered
seemed hopelessly doomed.''
HOW   PUKING   IS   PEI>.
I      Days   before   the   foreigners in  the
i legations at Peking were said  to  have
whole concern   .        a88a88*nated thev had  been  with-
easv  matter for
otia kitch
mercifulh
ourselves   were
creeping upon ns
encircling tlie Bar-
ontained, first
en ami all it ci
y benumbing the senses, as the
surgeon administers an anaesthetic hefore lie performs the operation.
"Suddenly there was a stir. Two men
bearing a can of milk appeared in front
of the Baroda tent.    The children be-
���>���-   * :.r..,l
cam** animated.    The
He came over to where
nidu revived
we were stand-
lie viiuu" mi i  i.< ......
ing and informed us that milk was to be
given to the feebler children. We followed him to the entrance and watched
its distribution As soon as some of the
tin cups were Idled the children scram
in on the backs of camels. At all times
the bulk of food consumed in the
Chinese capital is brought from a long
distance, even from beyond the great
wall. Little is grown in the city itself
except root crops, and these only on a
small scale. The meat is brought in
from Mongolia, after having been
frozen by exposure to the severe frosts
of a Mongolian night. Partridges and
other game are brought in the same
way during the winter and far into the
spring. In summer time, as there is
no ice to preserve meat, live animals
are driven into the cify and slaughtered
according to demand. It is a great
sight to stand in the Mongol market,
which adjoins the place where the
British legation stood, and watch the
long strings of camels coming and going.
They are driven by half-savage Manchus
���the race of people to which the ruling
families of China belong.
SANDON LODGE NO. 24
Meets in Crawford's Hall every Wednesday evening. Visiting Brethren cordially Invited to
attend. J. D. McLAUGHLAN. C. C.
ANTHONY SHILLAND, K.B.S.
SILVER   CITY   LODGE   NO.    39
I. O. O. F.
Meetings every Friday evening at 7:.*io in
Crawford's Hall. Visiting brethren are cordially
invited to uttend.
C. E. LYONS, REV. A. M. SANFORD,
Secretary. Noble Grand.
A. F. & A. M.
ALTA LODGE NO. 2!)
Regular communication held first Thursday in
each month in Masonic Hall at 8 P. M.   Sojourning brethren are cordially invited to attend:.
 THOMAS BROWN. Secretary.
Sandon Miners' ,��_�����_��
Union Hospital, rtW
sive of expense
of physician or surgeon and drugs. -f_*M_an ���_���__
 the Public
MISS S. L. CHISHOLM, Matron
J. I). MCLAUGHLIN, President
W. L. HAGLER, Secretary
Wm. Donahuk. i   v. Martin, R. j McLkan
Angos J. McDonald, Mikk Brady, Directors
DR. XV. E. GOMM,
Attendant Physician
P. O. Box 170.
out food.   It was an      _ ^^^
the Chinese to out off the food supply of
the legations, for the city of Peking
itself lives in a hand to month way
from day to day. In other words, no
large stock of provisions is kept on
hand in the city, but is brought in,
daily by the lailroad from the coast
and by camel caravans from Mongolia.
The destruction of the railroad by the
ut off one source of food sup i
capital so that Peking has
v solely on what was brought   SANDON.
J. W. Balmain
CIVIL ENGINEER,
ARCHITECT, ETC.
Sandon, B. C.
A. R.  HEYLAND
Boxers ci
ply for the
Engineer and Provincial
Land Surveyor.
had to rel
B. C. THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B, C SEPTEMBER 8
ORE SHIPMENTS
The ore shipments from Sandon this
week were : Over ihe K. & S. Payne
igb, Last Chance ihi, Ruth 32. Over
the C. P. R., Payne 120, Slocan Star
80.
From Whitewater the shipments for
the week were, Whitewater 143K.
Peoria 3>_.
The McGuigan shipments for the
month of August were, Rambler 124^
tons.
Prom Alamo during the month the
Idaho shipped 170 tons and the Queen
Bess 152 tons.
liny   your    Groceries    from
Macdonald *S Rots?.   Nothing but
good -foods in stock.
Fresh Shipments of Eastern
and Olympia Oysters .Just received at th- >lin  is1 Cnf*.
8TOCKER -AL GARDNER.
WANTED.
A good sho maker. Steady
.Job for first-Huts mechanic*
i\'one other need apply.
Eli Taylor.
RECO HOTEL
BARBERSHOP
AND
HATH    ROOMS
No Long Waits
Good  Seroice
The Best Baths
In Toton.
YOUR "NEXT."
II. M. Stevens.
Good Cooks are
Born
Not Made.
The Kitchen Mechanic at 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.^>*
G. H. MURHARD
NOTICE
To    Miners    and    Prospectors.
No mistake in ordering your
Shoes from "Louis." No cheap work
but all Work cheap. Everything
Guaranteed.
LOUS HUPPBRTEX.
Flume Street. Sandon.
The New Clifton
This house has recently been
Completed and Fitted up. It
is one of tbe 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.
MMLLNIERY.
000000000000
The
Latest
Parisian
Styles
In
Hats
Misses A. & M. flcKinnon
Now W: tches. . . .
. . . .Just Arrived
A Shipment of Famous High Grade
Hamilton Watches.
These Movements represent   the Zenith
sif Excellence in American
Watches.
Do you want the Best ?   Call at once as
the Supply is Limited.
I have also a   Stock
of  Reliable    Cheap
Watches    in     Gun
Metal     and     Silver
cases. Prices $(), $10
$12 and $16.  These
are fully Warranted.
I am the sole agenl
in this district of
Hamilton Movements and Duebcr-
Hampden Cases and
Movements.
Q. W. Grimmett,
RELIABLE JEWELER.
Wall  Paper.
AH  Kinds,
Shades, Colors,
Designs,
$�� Heavy Stock on the $!$
���$_*-? way from  Montreal, $fc
Don't   Order
Till you see our Stoch.
Thomas Milne & Co.
PROSPECTORS
H5
ti
We have the finest line of Prospecting Supplies
that can be found in the Country. Do not overlook our stock when Outfitting for your Summers's
work in the hills.
II. GIEGER1CH
H. BYERS 4 Co.
Shelf and Heavy
^^HARDWARE.%%
Plumbing*, Tinning
and
Sheet Iron  Work.
Mine and Mill
Supplies.
Blacksmith  Fools,
Powder, Caps and Fuse
RECO AVK.    SAXDOX.
P. BURNS & Co.
Wholesale und Retail   Dealers   in
Fresh   and    )  Fish and ? Dressed   and
Cured   Meats 7   Ovsters.   S Live   Poultry
Sandon. Rossland, Nelson, Greenwood
su
Crockery    =    Crockery I
We Have Just Received ��j
A Large Shipment of 3
Finest Crocerx a
oi
a
We Carry Mani) Grades   and   Can  Quote  Prices  2
to Suit Your Circumstances. 5
Call and See our Stock.
JALLAND BROS.
CODY
AVENUE.
-J*J**-X&JUaJl9JU'iJUJL�� islslslmslM** Z?
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THE  PAYSTREAK
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BOOK IV.
SANDON, SEPTEMBER 15 1900.
CHAPTER 50
HAPPENINGS IM BRIEF.
p, \|. Kelly Is visiting at the Halcyon Springs.
Work has been commenced on the
Burns' block.
Pitts Bros.' stock has been moved
into ihe new store.
\|,s. R. A. Creech returned from
Kelson yesterday.
Byron N- White and John L. Retal-
Uk.ire visiting in Kaslo.
_*, D. Hunter went to Greenwood on
Monday for a business trip.
The   telephone    central   has     been
moved into the Atherton block.
Mrs. K. J. Broddy it in Nelson after
lur ���.���Minded trip east and south.
George Creech and Win. Crawford
are visiting at the Halcyon Sprigs.
Quite a number of Sandonites ntend
to take in the Spokane fair, October
:nd to ibth.
Slocan stinks are on the rise agaii
Rambler-Cariboo is   around   25 cent*! ^..mum* sl"low whisked acoss the town
ite yesterday, merely as a reminder
lk,-t the lime is approaching when we
**'u have lo stand olf the wood man
and viitch by the pale moonlight as
the bVkies Sp0t t|le co;i| cars on :i
conveiu-,* side track.
Jas. Williamson has got moved into
his new store and is carrying besides
Ins high class line of cigars and tobacco
a stock of fruit and confectionery.    He
now has a   very  handsome establishment.
Eli Taylor has opened his boot and
shoe store in the tent formerly occupied
by Pitts Bros., in which he will do
business until better quarters can be
secured. He has a very complete stock
of footwear on the shelves.
Editor Sands, who has been guiding
the destinies of the Kootenaian tor
several months past, has relinquish control of that journal, and taken a place
With the Spokesman-Review. The stockholders of the Kootenaian are losing
a good man.
Rev. Father Drummond, S. J. of
St. Boniface, Manitoba will lecture in
Sandon on October 2nd on "The reasonableness of Christian belief." Father
Drummond is a noted devine and an
eloquent lecturer and his argument will
be well worth hearing.
\ few   playful   Bakes   of  feathery,
an J Payne $1.05.
The Hotel Reco billiard table arrived
from Toronto in just fourteen days, the
fastest time on record.
Perc) Johnston, John Mackenzie and
Mrs. Dr. Gomm spent a few days in
Slocan City this week.
E. A. Volckart, laundryman. has
disposed sif his business in Sandon and
moved to l'nited States.
J W. Balmain has been informed bv
the government that he is to oversee
the construction of the new school.
Transient trade has been improving
with the local hotel keepers. Travel
on both lines is picking up considerably.
The Imperial Limited will be cancelled on the 15th of October, when the
N. & S.   branch will   revert  to  the old
lime table.
The Slocan City miners' union are
going to build a union hall in that
town. Construction will be commenced next week.
Sufficient progress has been made
with the new C. P. R. depot to show
lhat it will be a handsome and spacious
station building.
Jalland Hros are making improvements to the interior of their store,
putting in a private office and making
other alterations.
Several fishing parties have gone to
war Lake recently but up to date the
catches have not been large enough to
rexuir. a special train.
. E. F. McQueen is looking for a location o��� -^kh to build a drug store.
jwwill probably build between the
Reco and Virginia blocks.
1 M. Harris is building a sample
room for the convenience of commercial
����en stopping at the Hotel Reco. It is
situated in the rear of Mrs. McKinnon's
DUlklilljr.
Arrangements are being made for
commencing operations on the Ruth
No *-*��� Mike Kerlin has guaranteed to
show the owners an ore body on the
Property.
Kaslo has a full-fledged scandal on
exhibition. In connection with the
Lodestar mining company there have
oeen several changes of management
lately and some changes of property-
ownership which, it is claimed, were
not altogether orthodox. As a result
J. D. Carlyle and O. A. Sutherland
were gathered within the embrace ol
the law last Tuesday. Both are mentioned as being among Kaslo's most
respected citizens.
Notice was punlisheJ on the 15th
of July that all license holders should
within bo days provide buildings such
as would comply with the requirements
ot the license law. Tnere are several
hotel licenses now held in houses that
have not the requisite number ol
rooms for a license of this class, and it
is probable that the license commission will assess such places for the $100
which represents the difference between
the price of a saloon and a hotel license
for six months
Police Court.
African avenue furnished the police
department with a couple of cases this
week. A Swede woman who (ravels
under the soubriquet of Violet landed
in the lockup last Friday with a well-
developed case of d. t's. She is still
residing at Chief Stubb's summer villa
awaiting medical testimony regarding
her sanity.
C. K. Scales, a colored gentleman
got into a row on the avenue Wednesday evening in which a colored female
residing in those precincts got badly cut
about the head. Mr. Scales' little diversion cost a total of $75 in hue and
costs when Judge Lilly came to size up
the case
A  Slocan-Spohane Mineral Exhibit.
A letter ,n ���_u>ther column from our
old friend tt-,arlic Hammond in Cape
Nome is chcsri'ulh different from the
busted-boom wails lhat have been
heard from the Coas, lately, and goes
to show that Cape N<nie is like all
other mining .amps. Fortune for the
tew and advers-ty for the-nany.
R. F. Green speix a coupe of hours
between trains shakily hauls with the
folks who elected hint, Touiv's convention in Revelstoke n��lV se-a-'Bob"
launched on a new line of p\Wal
activity. There is a -*ell-iou>.ded s^-
picion that he will be the choice ot v\v
convention to contest the constituency
on the conservative ticket.
The  Kaslo  conservative   association
sent four delegates and  two proxies to
the Revelstoke convention which comes
Off today.    The  delegates   were Chas
Kettyle,  Ned  MacKay, 1'- b
and Robt. F. Green
lives wired proxies to
W. A. Coplen has been spending the
past week in and about Sandon drumming up the mineral exhibit tor the
Spokane Industrial exposition. His
eiforts are meeting with the hearty cooperation 01 the people directly interested in the mining industry and of the
citizens generally. Tne building near
the K. & S. depot which has just been
vacated by the telephone company has
been made headquarters lor gathering
specimens, and c M. Sandilands will
be in charge o this part of the enterprise. Grimmett & Crawford have
offered the services ot the pack train to
bring samples down the hill, and ii. A.
Cameron will also do what he can in
the same line. Transportation to Spokane is free and all that is necessary to
success is lo get tlie samples together
by the 201I1 o. the month, when the
shipment will be made to Spokane.
Mr. Copelen himself wdl be in charge
*of the display at the .air and will do all
Kit can be done in the way of making it
Active. Mr. McVeigh, formerly of
.llV4uth, and other Spokane parties
,nr\ taking an active interest in
bringX,  llie  sioean exhibit up to the
Archer
Sandon conserva-
R. F. Green last
night, as no previous meeting had been
held for the purpose of selecting dele-
gales.
The Kaslo group sif claims, half a
mile from Cody, has been bonded to
eastern parties who intend to "put ten
men io work next week Hie proper >
belongs to Henderson & Parker who
|);lve done considerable work on it.
The purchasing parties are the owners
Of the Yellowstone at Ymir. I Ik
terms of the deal have not been made
public.
The row of residences along Sunnyside which marks Sandon's Fifth Avenue, is being rapidly replaced* Ihe
houses already completed are Mr. Alex
C,   J
as
unise  .. .       .   . ,
Crawford's F. L. Chr.st.es
Smith's and Pat Dwyers Work
been started on the new school and the
foundation is already in place, there
e several other houses to be built
aTong S-Zyside. which will be under
way in a few days.
highes
.���1.
As the\js no organization such as a
board ol CU^ (h;s miltter will have to
be taken u|v^r^eiv |jy individuals, and
as it is to tlH^)Uc'res[s 0f everyone in
the camp, tneylies s|-,ouid meet with
every possibk\Mlcoura^emeul# Mr.
Coplen left yesCjay for Spokane to
arrange matters rt|iat enj He has
been given a choic\ |ocation in the big
tent and will have ^advantage in this
particular enjoyed by^0 other camp.
Reco Hotel Register.
Monday : Maurice Gintzberger, Vancouver, I). St. Dennis, Nakusp, W. S.
Drewry, New Denver.
Tuesday : W. H. Millman, Toronto,
John D. Roberts, Vancouver, J. Thos.
Williams, Greenwood, C. Marshall,
Salt Lake, J. E. Pouport, Nelson, J. C.
Blandly,   Nelson.
Wednesday : W. Warren, San Francisco, Mr. and Mrs. H. Swinon, Mexico, City, John S. Berry, Toronto, P. M.
lnglis, Hamilton, S. B. Snider, Vancouver, H. Giegerieh, Kaslo, Mrs.
Nellie Rose, New Denver.
Thursday: Consul Shimizet, Vancouver, J, B. Edger, Toronto, T. B. Hill,
Vancouver, John Goettsche, New Denver.
Friday: Geo. Tunstall, Nelson,
Miss S. Fatley, Kaslo, Colin C. Brown,
Rossland, Geo. Gurd, Harry B. Perks,
M. R. W. Rathborne, Nelson.
Sandon Taxes \mittcd.
\
assess
F. F    Chipman
lector; has been   informed
and col-
.... , . .the government that all provincia\laxesin
Sandon have been remitted, V con.
sideration of the great loss sully- by
citizens during the fire.   \
ORE SHIPMENTS.       \
The movement to secure a skating
rink for Sandon this winter seems to be
dropping out of sight. It is now only
about six weeks until the skating season
will be on again, and unless something
is done in the immediate future it will
be too late to get the building up this
year.
This matter should not be allowed to
drop. The winters are long in Sandon
and, as a general rule, four or five
months good ice can be counted on.
Owing to the peculiar topographical
conditions surrounding this town there
is no possibility of any other athletic
sports, and unless the rink is built
Sandon will be without recreation of
anv kind whatever this winter.
The Trail smelter is to have a second
copper furnace start up in a few days
and it is to be kept in constant operation. The Centre Star is to furnish
the smelter 300 tons of ore per day.
The shipments commenced on the 4th
instant. The lead furnaces are still
running. The intention is to put in
two lead furnaces acJ and one large
copper furnace. This will give the
smelter three copp and three lead
furnaces. The presu.t capacity of the
smelter will be doubl. J.
An Oklhoma girl who advertised for
1  husband,  got   him.    The   total  ex-
The ore shipments  from Sandon tlli\ pcnse for advertising and  wedding out
week were : Over  the K. & S.    Pa)ne\et wa
124 Last Chance 119, Ruth 71, Nolle
Five ]2, American Boy, 21. Over th*
C. l\ R-, Payne shipped 60 tons.
jfit was $n, and within a year the hus-
*and died, leaving a life insurance of
&000. And some people claim that
ad.-ertising does not pay. THE ^^Bi^^I^^^m^
MINING   RBaOROg
The following is a complete list of the
mining tmin-nu'tioni-* recorded durtag the
week in the several mining divisions <>f
the Slocan. Those of New Denve* wei e
aa follows :���
LOCATIONS.
Aug 88- At, Wilson ck, Alia Llbby. Alice,
���tune, Vivllanci- c Simmons.   Sunrise, same, II
F Llbby.
Aug80���Red Metal. Red Mountain. M K Ram-
mclmeyer,   Copper inn', muii.', F L Byron.
Aug81 -Quueu, Four MiU- ck, W il Brandon.
Forest, same, l) Brandon. Rnowstorm. Fennel
ck. rel(tc Oleuwnod, A 8 Brindle Freda, Four
Mil.- ck, M R W Rutlib true.   Bourls, Fennel ck.
iloc Souria, 1-*. M Brindle.
Sept i   Ain-'lo-Saxon N'o *.', Silver Mountain,
mo_ Thompson    Edith Frac, Silver Mountain,
j'i) Me.Master.
Sept5 iialkin. Wilson ok. Albert Owens ana
Bardo Anderson. Nicer than-Ever, same, AlWrl
Owens. Bardo Anderson, T .1 Lloyd Win4sor,
same, Albert Qweus, Bardo,Anderson.
Sept 8-Midnight,   Four Mile ck.   J   Fraser,
The Fraser Frao, same.    Mist Frac, nr Sandon.
\Y A flute.
Sept 8���Second Extension, HoWBOn ck, WG
Scott
Sept io Glen Orejir Monitor mine, reloc Com-
manaer.-l Bough. Poorman. Sandon ck. Rout
A Langjll. Hawaeveand Buckeye, Goat M um-
tain, j 0 Bolander, ' Badger, same, J a Austin.
AS9KSSMKXTS.
Aug 88-A  K,  Repeater.    89���Black Horse,
White Horse. Fedora, Mono Frac.   80���Snow
shoe.   Middy,   May-lee   Extension,   War   Frac.
Province,  li��� Producer, Galena Frac, Wo ��.en��
siioon,   Belle  Smith.  Toronto.    Sept 1���Major
Frac.   4���old Maid, Morning Glory Frac.   B
International.sir Kitchener. Linnet Frac. Washington Frac.   B���Ada Bell, May Flower,Ncgloe-
ted, inriicrial.   7���Glberalter, BoSphorUS, Contin-
ual,Philadelphia.   8 -Little John. Kopje Frac.
Sunrise,   Surprise    Extension.      in���Oakland,
Lakeview Frac, Lakeview.Alpha, Auroru, Diana.
Van nil. Romola, Forrester, Orient, Vanoni Frac,
Dividend, Dewey, Havana.
0BRTIFICATK8 OF lMi'UOVKMENrs.
Aug 89��� Altona, Towonda, Bo wknot. Dayton,
Huchen. 10���Elazhar Frac, Gentle Annie. Reliance, Century Frao,Lakeview Frac, Lakeview,
Alpha No .'I, Kopje Frac.   11���Storinount.
TltANSKKltS.
Am-; SO-Troy and St Helena, aiiitus McLean
to The Flshermalden Consolidated M & s Co,
Ltd, Aug88,$100,
Aug 81���Penobscot, Chas Culver to M R W
Rathb ��me and Frank Culver. Aug 10.
Cliff Extension, E M Sandilands to M R W
Ratbborne, Aug85.
Cliff Extension, M R W Rathbome to H B
Alexander, Aug 88, ��
Sepri���Snowstorm. A S Brindle to The Mount
Mable M &S Co, Aug 81.
Sept 4���Denver, i, Bardo Anderson to Emily
Byrnes, Aug 30.
Neglected,8-18,8 T Owlngs to s T WalkeV,
June 9,1��;#. ���     .
Neglected* 8-1(8, S TWalker to J C Harris, Sept I
Oakland, 1, John Smith to Fred F Llebscher*
860. July fl"-
Sent B���Snowden. \, Chas French to Lawrence
Doolan, Aug 18.
Maple Leaf, .",. Dcnald Q McDoniild to Dan
Bethune, Aqgl8.
Galena Frac, \, H Wilson to T B May, Aug 2'X
-Seot-6-J RL. B A T Windsor, Halkin,.! each,
Bardo Anderson to Donald McLuuchlan, Sept ii.
where a daughter was born to him
on Wednesday of last week,   figures
amusingly in a lost diamond incident.
A diamond earring was lost by  Mrs.
ES. B. Coe, wile of the Hev. E. B.Coe,
ol this city, who is a trustee of Rutgers
college and whose church is at No.
166 Filth avenue.   Mrs. Coo adver
tised in the New York papers for the
gem and offered "a suitable reward''
lor its return.   Soon afterward a well
dressed man called,  saying he had
found the earring and to him Mrs.
Coe described the gem.   It corrob,-r-
ated with the one the man  had,  but
the matter of reward neither liked to
bring up.    Finally Mrs. Coe said:
"Well, I suppose you wish a reward,"
"Yes, I saw in tbe paper that you
utYerod a reward." said the man with
a smile.
This puzzled  Mrs. Coe.   She did
not know how much to offer.   The
man   was   fine   looking   and   well
dressed.  Evidently unless the reward
was large he would not take it at all
Excusing herself,   Mrs.  Coe stepped
into the next room, when her husband
was enjoying the conversation,  and
asked him how much she should pay.
Dr. Coe informed  her that she had
lost the earring and that he was interestedly watching to see how she
got it back    Then in her embarrassment Mrs. Coe went to the stranger
und said:
"I don't know exactly how much
to offer, but I suppose $25 would be
sufficient, wouldn't it?"
"Oh, yes, $25 will be all right,"
repli, d the caller. Getting tlie'money
Mrs. Coe offered it to him, but he declined, to her surprise.
"Why, what's the trouble? Didn't
you say $25 would be sufiicient?"
"Yes, but I did no*:say that I would
take iv' he responded,   with amusement in every feature.   Still refusing
the money, he turned over the gem
and although Mrs. Coe still pressed
are will be entirely ot steel and the
building will be a^lu^lynrepr.^
The construction plana are  lamea
upon the idea of hav ing the plan. M
nearlv automatic as possible  and
this respect it will  Velar ahead ot
anything heretofore built
��� ���The ore will be dropped from the
ears directly into the ore bins and
will thereafter be handled by g�� a
and will not require any shoveling
until the bullion is run out ol UM
stacks.      Engineers   have   been   at
work for nearly two years upon thew
plans whioh are finally approved bj
Daly prior to his departure for Europe.
It is estimated that the saving n
labor will pay the cost ot the plant ip
less than four years The mine is
also to be improved with modern
appliances at a cost ol more than
$1000 000. When alt these improve-
ment8 are completed the company
will turn out more copper than any
other copper minein the world. -Ex,
Sandon Miners'
An exchange   observes   that   the
very rich  men   in  tlu-   U. 8.   senate
have made their fortuncsfrom mines.
Senator Clark, of Montana,  by till
odds  ihe  richest man  in  congress,
worth anywhere from $1(^000,000 to
twice that,   made  all   liis money   in
mines.   SenatorHnnnnV $12.000000
was large*] 7 derived trom iron mines.
Senator Jones, of'Nevada,  \* worK
$10,000,000 in gold and Silver ni'u;'s-
and Senat. ir El kins of West Yii;/"**--
is rated at 17,000,000,  m&ly ''--"le
in coil and Iron minim,' orations.
McConnell, from tlieSo'*intoi district,
is the richest man iu'lie b'Use.    His
wealth estimated at $20,000,000 was
all dug out of the f��d mine-in Pennsylvania. _	
Bubaerlhers, |*
per month; I'ri-
_,_    , _- ���_.___     Vl11'' pationtt, .-.-
Union Hospital, * > �������
'  um- "i  ex|M>ii��e
01 pbystotan ��>r rarg i and drugi n��.- i
"" -!-_U9K��* the Public
Miss s. L, CHI8H0LM,Matron
j. p. Mclaughlin, President
w l. HAULER, Secretary
wm Donahi k  .1   v. Martin, R, .i Mi Li a
Av.i I" J ��� M< DOUALU  MlKK BKAUY, Uteri.,,,
BUUhluheil IKtft.       *
E. M. Sandilands
Sandon, li. C.
Notary Public
Insurance* Mining Broker
Mining stork-*  bomrlil  ��,l|l -* >ld.    Oi  prul
iR-entfor Blocan Propartl**    ProniUIn** Proa
,.,;��� [or Hale.
Sandon Cartage Co.,
WALMk'LEY vV CBKECH
Express, Baggage
and Cartage
lidivi'-'��l   t*) all  |'iits of the city
0LOTHE3
CLEANED,
IO ED,
PRESSKH,
and REPAII.ED
GEO.   CHAPMAN
RECO AVE,       SANDON
jfiMoAndersojv to Donald lttciiaucnmn.oepio. ������      .   , ���.
sbj." 7-siun�� claims, i in each Kimetoaame, him he declined the reward
Jj*,e]>t 7. 11*17 ,.11       aar/>.aV    Will    '.it.     lpHSt
���/���*���*!
-���������-.. mmmi ��� ,   ,    "Well, won't vou at least tell m
^,)|8_.Powerof Attorney re Nom.duy-Curlev VVLl1' V\       ���> ,
r,cl" aal. ,1 A.wiv-si-ewiirt to Joseitii I y0wv name, so that 111 Rnoiv to wo
I am indebted ?" asked Mrs. Coe
Sept 8���I'oweroi a.ionitj.v   i_   .,u..���u..; _..... . .
Mine?. H J Stewart and Andy Stewart to Joseph '
Brandon, Sept n.
Sept  lu-Silver Lake Falls���Gus Fiindrey to
W W Warner. Sept 10.
.Beptll���JRL, B  A T, Windsor, Hal kin, \.
Donald McLachlan to Bardo Anderson, Sept ll,
SLOGAN ���CITY   DIVISION.
LOCATIONS.
Ang 18���Brooklyn,Ten Mile, M Schultz.
An^ 28���Habaua, same, G i.ieiuze. Newton fr,
Bamo. T Avison. Brunswiek. Sprinfrei* ck. J McKinnon, M A Gillis and J P Driseoll. lona,
same.   Snowflake, 0th s f Lemon, B Griffith.
83���Hibernian, Lemon ck,, 11 Hieliart.
-.4-Gai-rield, and Paris, Twelve Mile, J Williams. Camden fr,2nd n f Lemcn ck, J A Foley.
Brooklyn. Ten Mile. H Uamenju. King, Spi'tng-
erck.DCGileln-ist,.
26���Lucky M, Lemon ck,M Ratoliff.
' ASStiSSMKNTS..
Aug 80��� Huh Roy, Hbtnesteafc. 81���Canadian
Mutual, White liouuty, HIiK-k Heauty, Grai)liic.
Shamrockfv. 2_���Mag;>ie,Xew Denverh* 21���
Trenton,   25���Goldeii Hill,
'Hi AN 81?'KK 8..
Am? 24���Speculator, Mineral Mountain, Eda fr,
Empire and West-lie, all interest, It I Kirkwood,
T Kilpatrick. C E'Sinitlieiingiile aud A Tunks to
J Frank Collom, |*��,000 bond.
KNOUGH   VOU   GKOIMJE.
The name ot George W. Vanderbilt,
who is now at his country   place,
SANDON
BOTTLING CO.
DAY &  RIGNE^
UU    IIIUCUICU   . ll^.a.^^    a.*--.	
"Well, ves," he said,   "it 'esn
make much difference,   but*4' .lUs,t
happens that I am Geor{?e'v* Van'
derbilt."   And Mrs. Coe n'r,y m,nt"
ed.���Minneapolis Journ*/
_.a��u*est ^^vr^��K wo,tI ��-
T:'F,Spurr,of^n/nda'lT,8Peak'
ing of the new A^da smielt"r
m. "It will be/lawestsmelting
plant in the wc* .Th? �����' ���
when it used f* ^ of .the Gra,nt
melter in rnve1' that / was t,1c;
largest smel^T)lant under one roo
in the wA   The new ��,meltcr,0f
tho An��^-da comuanv will cost be
tween 'i.OOO.O00 and $4,000,000 and
wiH uvea daily capacity of 5,000
���4��0  To give an idea ot the magni-
lOllS " , a ..
tU(* ot the plant, the advertisement
f0 bids calls ior 10,000 yards of ex*
.ava/ion and 2,500 yards of masonry
_ '��� /til A.	
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SANDON LODGE NO. 24
Meets in Crawford's Hall every Wednesday evo-
ninir. Visiting Rrethren cordlnlly Invited to
attend. .1. I). McJMUGHLAN.C.C
AMlluNV MIILLANL. K.HS.
Maiiiil'.-ictiiior oi
CARBONATED    DRINKS
Of All. KINDS
CODY A.VE. SANDON"
K. L. CHRISTIE, T, L, K
Notary Fublic
BAKR1STER,
BOLIC11 (>K, Ktc.
Sandon,
B.C.
who is now at his country   place, ^   g^        ��� ^  -^^
Baltimore,   near  Asheville,   N. C, ��or
SILVKH   CITY   LODGE   NO.    39,
I. O. O. F.
i
Meetings every   Friday  evening   at  7:''n  In
(.'i-awfonfs Hall.  Visiting brethren arc cordially
invited to ..ttend.
0. E. LYONS.        REV. A. M. SANPOUD,
Secretary. Noble Grand.
A. F. & A. M.
ALTA LODGE NO. 29
Regular communication held Hrsl Thursday In
each month in Masonic Hall at 8 P, M. Sojuiirn-
inK brethren are cordially invited to attend.
THOMAS BROWN. Secretary.
M L. GRIMMETT, L L. B:
Barrister, Solicitor Notary
Public, Etc.
SANDON,      -      ���   ._��- r _
J. W. Balmain
CIVIL ENGINEER,
ARCHITECT, ETC.
I\ O. Box 170. Sandon,1^
A. R.  HEYLAND
Engineer and Provincial
Land Surveyor.
SANDON.       -        - -      B< (1" ii'i'.'V'
MiMK IS ALL RIGHT
j Letter  Proffl   Charlie   Hammond
About Ihe Arctic Gold
Reqion.
Nome, Alaska, Aug. 24. As Iproin-
,.| in l.-i \sii hear from me, will now
nail myself of a few spare moments
lor that purpose. Tin*: PAYSTREAK is a
rcirulai visitor, and 1 assure you a wel-
.-n-ne one : its contents are eagerly devoured b\ Bob and myself. I have
l)0W before ine a copy of July 2\si with
nantempli by Mr. Dunn which i--so
misleading thai I with to gi\e you the
facts as they are, so thai our friends
in Sandon won't lliink we have lauded
in Hades idltogether.
1 have spenl  one of   the plcasantest
summers of *nj life right herein Nome.
flie weather   has   been beautiful, with
ihi*  exception   sif   an   occasional   rain
storm.   As to the   hardships, I  don't
see as there are more to endure than in
,i;n other new mining camp, and as fur
tmvelling, von can  take .1  horse any
place within 500 miles ol   here and lind
feed for him, and team and   wagon can
l��oain place near by within a radius ol
100miles.    As to the  mineral wealth,
will-..0 thai from what I   have personally observed 1 believed this will be one
of the greatest mining camps, if nol the
greatest, yel discovered in point ol gold
production.    1 will give you an instance
of a strike made on   Nichola gulch last
July.    I'.iil, had bench claim 20 acres.
He sunk 12 feet and uncovered h 5-foot
paystreak of gravel  from  which he extracted -'4s ounces of gold  with a hand
rocker in   10 hours, and   which   since
lhat time has averaged  1-,4 ounces ol
(*old per day of   10 hours   per  rocker.
1 live acres of this 20-acre claim holdup this record  until   mined  out it will
produce something like twenty-tive million dollars.     Every claim sin Anvil and
Dexter is a paving    proposition,   altho
sevenil are idle on aCCOUnt ol litigation.
To the north Oregon  creek and   Point
Clarence   district are   showing   up big.
Io tliv south Council   City and Golden
Gate districts   are   panning well.     Dry
creek, Snow gulch and others are inak-
inj- pood  -bowings,   notwithstanding
the drj season.    Most   of   the   people
have been here only about three mouths
nnd consequently  have nol   had much
'���me to prospect.     Too   many   broke
people came lure   with the rush and as
development  was   nol   sufficiently  advanced there was  no employment for
litem,    Bul those who   came   prepared
>" hustle and with  sufficient   to establish themselves are doing   well.    As to
sickness hire, 1   am   reliably   informed
lhal there have been only some 28 cases
��l s"'-*ll   pox   here, all    sif  which w ere
contracied on the steamer coming up.
Ihere is nol now a case in the country.
I here has been some typhoid and penu-
monia, hut nol more than in other new
places which have not proper sanitation
��nd established health laws.
Well, I guess 1 have told you as
���NUcn as vou care to know sif this
WUntry. Rob and 1 are both well and
lave no loom to complain of our change
altho we often think of and long for oui
Sandon friends and relatives.
THB l-AVSTRKAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER ,
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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.
Ed Matthews is well. Dave King
';ls whiskers. Tom Gibson is up
Yukon way. Jimmy Latham is not
Married, but Boh says the big ihing is
aP> to come oil anv time now. Regards lo every one.
C. Kearney Hammond.
ROOMS TO RENT.
Comfortable rooms by the day,
week or month at the Bandon
Uundry.
A HeaDij 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.
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I THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B, C, SEPTEMBER 15
THE PAYSTREAK.
Published Every Saturday in the heart of the EUohtMt White Metal Camp on Earth.
Subscription   -   -   -   -   $3.00 a year.
Strictly in advance.
William Mac Adams, Publisher and Proprietor.
SANDON, B. Cm SEPTEMBER 15,  1900.
ARRANGEMENTS are being perfected for calling
a convention of representatives of labor organizations and of people of independent views for the purpose of
placing a candidate in the field to oppose those nominated
by the machine politicians of Yale-Cariboo-Kootenay.
The date and place of meeting has not been decided, but
the convention will probably be held in Nelson within the
next thirty days. There are several men mentioned as
possible nominees who would make good representatives,
any one of whom could be elected.
The determination of the labor element thruout the
constituency to elect a representative to the Ottawa house is
the direct outcome of the mistrust with which both the old
parties are held by the great majority of the people. That
the west has been betrayed and traduced by the professional
politicians is too painfully self-evident to even require
assertion. That neither party will promise anything while
in opposition that it will enact while in power is the
aggregate of knowledge gained thru the experience of many
years. That both parties serve the same interests in
opposition and in power is the conclusion to which an
honest electorate has been forced against its will. That
the people have been gold-bricked and thrown down at
every turn is clearly demonstrated by an analysis of the
actions of the past and the promises for the future on which
these parties seek election.
With people who hope for the arrival of better conditions, the idea of casting a ballot for a liberal or a
conservative candidate is thoroly distasteful. The public
at large has had enuf of machine politicians, and the time
to serve blue papers on the party-worshipping, monopolv-
loving satellites has arrived. It is in the hands of the
labor element to metamorphose matters in the Kootenay to
such an extent that the party line politicians will look like
a band of road agents returning from an   unsuccessful raid.
The movement is due. The time has arrived for the
people to take the control of the country's affairs from the
land pirates, charter sharks, high tariff thieves and treasury-
looting brigands, and place it where it belongs���in the
hands of the producers of the country's wealth. Direct
legislation, single tax, government ownership of franchises,
free trade, and all the other i/reat reforms for which the
masses have been struggling since the darkest ages can
only be accomplished by using the power which the ballot
places in their hands. The time to act is now. The place
is the country in which we live���the Kootenay.
According to the official year book issued by the
dominion government, the federal treasury has been held
up for $8,rt 1 per mile for all railways constructed in Canada. The provincial governments have contributed at the
rate of $1,867 per total mileage, and the municipalities at
the rate of $928 per total mileage. This makes a grand
aggregate of $11,776 in cash that the people have dug up
for every mile of railway in the dominion. When the value
of the land subsidies are calculated in, it is painfully apparent that the people have more than paid for the railways
which belong to the monopolistic corporations. We do not
notice any frequent or persistent reference  to these facts in
the slang-whanging campaign oratory of either the liberal
or the conservative spell binders. The fact of the matter is
that both parties are in the hands of the corporations they
have created, and the people will be continually cold-decked
until they take the deal away from the professional politic.
ians and take over tlie management of the game themselves,
Liberal and conservative are synonymous terms. Turn the
search-light of truth on the sophistry which constitutes their
platforms and bunco will be found between every line.
The Electoral  district   of Yale-Cariboo-Kootenay
extends from the summit of the Rockies four hundred miles
to the Pacific ocean at Jarvis inlet, and from the Liard
river in the north seven hundred miles to the international
boundary line. It embraces twelve provincial ridings,
returning thirten members to the local house, more than
a third of the entire representation of the province. At the
recent provincial general election a vote of 11,192 was cast
in these ridings out of a total vote of 27,072 for the entire
province, or between two-fifths and one half of the whole.
It is represeoted at Ottawa by one member, while the
electoral district of Victoria with a third the voting strength
has two members. There is no doubt an unfathomable
justice cached somewhere in this arrangement, but up to
the hour of going to press it has not been located.
Speaking allegorically, Hugh John   Macdonald is
the most promising political acrobat that has appeared on
the scene. He was elected to build government railways
in Manitoba and to create a thirst in that province by enforcing prohibition. He has been handling the government
layout for nearly a year, but the government railways are
still in the figurative promissory future, while the law
courts are working full shifts splitting technical hairs on a
prohibition law that would not prohibit a prohibitionist.
Now Hugh John is hippodroming under the wing ot Sir
Charles Tupper in the disguise of a government railway
advocate. How he proposes to square his pro-'I upper
affiliations with his anti-monopoly acetylene is what the
people of Manitoba are trying to figure out. The probabilities are that if that man Judas Iscariot were office-seeking
now-a-days he would land up in the poor house thru inefficiency.
A schemk of tax.noN, or rather extortion, was laid
before the Dunsmuir government during the recent session
by which it was proposed to levy four per cent on all ore
shipped out of the province for treatment. Had Mich a tax
been exacted it would have proved a body blow to tlie lead
mining industry in the Slocan. Lead smelting is now
almost exclusively in the hands of the smelter trust in l ���3-
and the C. P. R. smelter in B.C. Both are ruthless
monopolies and their rates are figured on a basis ot what
the ore will stand. Were the additional taxation placed on
ore exported the B. C. smelters would simply advance rates
to that extent and the industry would be where it is now
except that the investor in Slocan mines would be robbed
of his dividends for the benefit of a corporrtion which has
already been bonused and pampered out of all reason. "
the government did the square thing by the mining industry
it would force the smelter magnates to reduce rates to a
reasonable basis or serve a term for getting money undei
false pretenses. The lead mining industry is already under
big disadvantages, and any proposal to further burden it
will meet with a hot opposition from this camp. ������ tne
smelters already operating in B. C. cannot compete successfully with those located in U. S. points many hundred miles
away, then the sooner they shut down the better tor the
country. The mining industry should not be required to
shoulder the cost of an artificial prosperity thru the medum1
of protection iniquities.
ata THE PAYSTREAK, SANDON, ... C, SEPTEMBER ���
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We Have Placed a Large   i ck of
Groceries and
Furnishings
In our new Store in the Harris Block,
and we invite the patronage of tlie people
of Sandon. Our stock is new, well-selected
and high-class throughout, and was purchased at prices that allow us to sell at
reasonable  prices.   Give us a trial order.
Macdonald & Ross.
The   Filbert  Cafe
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AMERICAN and EUROPEAN PLAN.
Open Day and Night.
Everything New, Neat, Clean and Tasty.
The Place to get the Best Meal in Sandon,
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���V THK PAYSTftEAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER ��5
A Meic System's Failure.
He owned a little paper,
And business was bad,
He was losing his subscribers,
And couldn't get an "ad."
So he made a bold announcement,
Saying : "Here is something now
Hereafter we will edit
As George Washington would do
Every column
Will be solemn
Truth, from an unbiased view."
And in his next week's issue
He told the simple facts.
(Some of them were more cutting
Than a double-bitted axe.)
He wrote of social doings
In anunemhellished style
And public men he mentioned
Also their stock of guile.
Very truthful
Was this youthful
Kditor, with winning smile.
Thai was the onl\ ir��ue
On the Washingtonian plan.
Also, the final labor
Of the honest-minded  man.
His paper is not running,
Since it started such a buz/ ;
But the editor was running,
Or, when last  observed, he  was
He was chasing,
He was racing
Just as Aguinaldo does.
OPPORTUNITY.
The   Poem   Which   Made  John J.
Inqalls Famous.
Master of human destinies am I !
Fame, love and  fortune on  my footsteps wait,
Cities and fields 1   wall. ;  1 penetrate
Deserts and seas   remote, and   passing
by
Hovel and marl   and palace, soon or
1       late
I knock unbidden once at every gate!
If sleeping wake���if feasting rise before
I turn away.     It   is the   hour of fate,
And they who   follow me reach every
stale
Mortals desire, and conquer  every   loe
Save death ; but   those   who   doubt  or
hesitate,
Condemned lo failure, penury and woe,
Seek me in vain and  uselessly implore,
1 answer nol and 1  return   no more !
Thos Milne
c-v Co.
House and^>
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^Paper Hangers and^
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Decorators.
Reco Avenue
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Sandon
Lodging House.
Nice Comfortable Eeds,
To Let by the Day-* Week
month or Year. e tine
Before they are all Taken
Up.
JAKE KELSEN.
PROVINCIAL VOTERS' ACT.
Slocan l.i<lin_*.   W  st   Kcctenav
Electoral District.
NOTICK U hereby Riven that I shall hold
a Cmrt of Revision tor the the Slocan Riding of West Kootenay Eltctoral District on
Monday, the Mil day ol November, 1U00, foi
the pnrpoae of htarino Bnd dt-teiuiininR any
unliill objections Mirnirst the retention ol
any name- on the Reiri.atrar of Voter-J
Snob Court will le held, al the hour of
eleven o'clock in the forenoon at Ihe Court
House, Kaslo. I! <'
Dated at Kn.-'o. lt-li Pen* . WOO,
DONALD C   KURTZ.
Collector of Voters,
Slocan  Ridii g,
West Kootenav Electoral District
Pilgrims
Hit the   Iron Trail For
New Denoer
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 with Nature.
Vou  will lind all the Comforts
of a Home at the
Newmarket Hotel.
If you care for Fishing \ a -nn
Secure Boats, Pishing lackle,
etc., from the Management.
Guides who will Pilot you to
the Best Fishing Grounds alwavs on Hand. Hail in Flasks,
Bottles or Kegs furnished at
Regulation Rates by the Proprietor.
Henry Stege.
Transfer of Liquor License.
NOTICE in hereby given thnt no dav *��
date  hereof I will apply to the IIi-en��_   !'"
mLwionen of the city of Bandon lor i���.ril:""
>ion to tran-jfer the licen.e held iv n'rt \ f
.son, Klondike Hotel to the llielei-i,n,.,|
.1. B. LAWSON.
Bandon, B CBept. 16th.
Certificate    of    Improvement!,
NOTICE.
(lOIMIK.U MINERAL CLAIM
Itaate ii> the Slocan Mining Division of VVe_i
Kootenav district     Where   located:   (ii
Keen Mountain
"-PAKE NOTICK that I, Arthur s Parw.1]
** aoting a-, agent for John M Hnrri��
Kree Minera' Certificate No !"&_88, inti u<l. ��ixtv
day-. Irom date hereof, lo appl\ to the Uh ii ���
Recorder tor a Certiiionte ol Improvement*
torthe pnrpoce of obtaining a Crown Graut
of t In* aoOVe elailu
And further take notice thai action,under
_ecl ion .'IT in u -t he commenced I efore th�� i,_n.
aine of such Certificate of Improvements,
Dated thi*Twenty-Pir*! daynl July,lsoo
A S l'\i:\\ ELL
CHAS. GALES
BAKBKRSHOP
In the Tent
Opposite
The Filbert Hotel
This is no Fable.
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The Denver.
Cody Ave. Sandon
Certiflcate of Improvements.
NOTICB,
ltlii TIMBER MINER Mi I MM
Situate in the sioean Mining division ,,i \\ ���
Kootena.\ 1 i-tiht Winn- located: On
Payne Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE thai I. M It NV U ahl n,
Free Miner's License No, It;��kj, h - ��� __���-,.t f..i
myself and lor Pitd Steele, Krc< Miner'*
License No   <7(i81, and  lor II   li    Ucxandei
Free Miner*d License No. Bfl      I sixtj
��� l >\ ^ from dale ben of, to applj t" tin Mi
Recorder for a Certifliate of Improve!
for the purpose of obtaining nCrowi  (I
of t he abo\e olaim.
Ami further take noli, e Ihu-.������������
section  '���'���'<   must   le commenced  I
is-a tun i' of -l.tli   Ci itilii ii'i   ol lu pro
Dated this First day ol Augont, \ I'  i'*"i
NOTICE.
NOTII K i- hereby Riven that tl
after dat* 1 intend to apply to the i liiel '
mi-asionerol Lundsaiul VVork.i i c ;'
li -en -e to .'nt and can \   uwh.n   ti   I er lt��u
tin-  followiug <1��- -a 111 ,-��� t  laid  jt'ouini   i-ijlt
at a po.-d   luaiki ���! "'WiUon   Hill - iiOrtl     |
cornei," -itimte i  near tbe   hea I        -    ���*
lake, thence north ��ightj  clmii - *   i       ���
one hundred and twenty chain-*, thei
eightv chain ���. thence >������ ���'  oi u
twenty i twin i t . starting  point, cunt
one 11 um -and acres, inoie ot lv*.-,
WILSON HIM
New I euv- i. It  V . Sept   1st
There was once a politician who
went to the country saying, "j_;ive me
the axe and I will cut down that tree*"
His enemies went ahout saying "Don't
give him the axe or he will cut down
that tree." He got the axe just the
same, hut instead of cutting down the
tree he chipped olT two decimal nought
eight inches of bark. And the tree
lived and prospered.
Then did that politician go thru the
country saying, "Behold what liars
mine enemies are ! They told you 1
would cut down that tree, yet it still
lives and flourishes. What think you
of such false prophets ? Are they not
worthy of condemnation ?"
NOTICE
To    Miners    nnd    Prospectors.
No mistake in ordering your
Shoes from "Louis." No cheap work
but all Work cheap. Everything
Guaranteed.
LOUIS HUPPERTBN.
Flume Street. Sandon.
Imperial
Limited"
Service.
With Improved Connecting
Service    to   nnd   from    the
Kootenay Country
First-class Sleepers on
all   trains   to  mid    from
ARROWHEAD nnd 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   irom        Except
Sunday n'I points Sunday
13:35 lv.    SANDON    arr 13:10
For   Ktites,   Tickets   nnd
Full Information apply to
��J. R. Grudge,
Atfont. Sandon.
D. J. Coyle,        W. F. Anderson.
A. G. P. A., T. P. A.
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    L'urivalled    foi
Grandeur.
Halcyon Hot Springs
IS. Sanitarium. *^K
excursion nnd Nur��e
Hulcuon Springs, Arroto Lahe, B. C.
Teiin-;,.���. 1.1 to   ih per week,  according
to residence In Hotel or Vil In ���>.
lis Baths cure all Nervous and Muscular Diseases.     Its waters heal all
Liver, Kidney and  Stomach
Ailments.
Telegraphic   Communication  with  all
parlsof (ho World.
Two Mails arrive and depart Every Day.
The price of   Uailway Ticket   for tlouud Trip
,. ,,   _, ,.   . ..   _-,    between Sivndon  and Good for thirty davs
Vancouver, IJ. C.       Nelson, B. C.   and obtainable all year round i- i3.86
Certificate     of'    Improvements.
Notice.
(ill AN I' \ ll-.W MINER M. n-AlM
Situate in the Sioean Mil ii u' Pi\ i-ioliof".\j**1
Koutena.v  Diiitricl,   Where   loi Oi i:
lieco Mountain.
'1*AKK  Ni>! n'K   thai I    An m.r -**.  '��� "���
1   well. actiiiK k - ni-ei,* lor rn I i.Iv
Free Miner -  Uertiiicate   No     ������ n     ii.te"'-
,ittv da\ - rrom   date hereoj, to him*.'
Mil ins fli-conier lorn Ortitkate ni ni'l' *'
ineni..  or the purpose ol ohtaiinnK ;l ' "'
11 in iii   ul   I he   al 0\ ti i;;i im
Aid ti.ithe,- take notice thai *�����-'
,ertion   87,   niii-l     I e    <',,niineliccl   In   " *'
Uauaticeof .noli IVrtittcute o!  Impi'1
hate,I t!ii    i wenty tir-i da>  ��l ������' iv'"
V   S   KAUV- I I I-
Certificate     of    ImprovenientH.
NOT1GH.
WESTMINSTER,   sT.vli   PRAI I'K'N    VKH
MONT.   IM.|,\H   HTAH   KRAI n,lN   ' '/
;TAH   f"AI*
MKI   STAH
INGTON No ., EN KM Mi
TKi.V, SOUTH s'l'AI! in 'I i
MINERAL CLAIM**
sit im te in the Allow  I.a
MinlliK I lU,ll,n
Woat Kootenny I I ������ ii*"'
Where  located ���.   Headwater.**    ���'   M' ' '"
Creek, on Re I Mountain
On   M<"'
TAKK NOTICK thai   I,  �� "��;  .' N_-,,....
1 Kaslo, ;icmi,�� tiHttRi nt ioi ���   *'    ��� ���,,������,
Free  MtllOr-M   t'erlilieale   Nii   n    '���"'  |    ,.,,1,
sixty dav- Ir late   heri-of. to nt'i .��� ,r,lV,-
MSnniK Recorder roi tVr'jfi;-"'*.' "' ' l>t0\o\
ment,, for the  purl ' "I   ol-tainiiiM
(Irant ol the above claim- ���,,,.
Ami Inrlhei- take notice  that   in t"'."^ ,]���
Hoctioii  :i7.  niuiti  be uominenfi"'   ' ,ni.
i^nance of Mice t'ert iliea le ot   lini"1
Dated this   Fir-l  da\   of  Awt"**'-  ''
OH NS. M* " "-' l ll IV   BAY."
Hveyou heard of the tewlMe family "They"
.���_ the dreadful v (mow thlngi they lay ?
fvhv luilf the goMlp under tbe ron,
fv__ trace It beck, you will find begun
" ���jjy.at wretched Honee of "The>."
Vl|1|.u.*r.lu-*'HMiily.'"> I 'i��n Wd,
And lt�� fT< aloRlceltreeti old,
Por ever dnceAdnm end Ere begwi
ju-^ianiitheeurloosreeeofmen,
Ha( existed the Home of "They."
i, tAtpmotiHVfeend ipreedejiof Uee,
HorrU,-opIewhomelldeeplee!
^,-lyetthebe.tofnenowandthen,
it,i,. .1.,""11'1'- :,1""*t women end men,
Andqu ite the Hooeeof "They."
Xhe> live like lordeend nevt�� labor,
,.. 11���.\ v one teak li to watch bit Mlgl lx>r.
A��� 11, li his boslneei and private affair*,
���|(,,i���. ,n rid al large tiu-y are aowera >>f tnn-s
lh .. i Ike in Ihe Houeeof "They."
[tbwhollj meleaa to follow ��� "They"
witii., whip or ii Ran, for be illpeewey
\.,] into hi- h mm where yon cannot go
j.,. |oi< , .1 and h ilted and guarded -1
Thli terrible Honae of "They.*
Thoujrh you cannot get In, they oan gel oat,
A ; j n   i tin Ir -.iii-. ii*1 tales about,
Of all Ihe r uw il- ii  dl i tl"' --tin
wi, ih.iv, ' ��me to |iu��Wnnenl never one
in ��� _- to the II uac ��� f ������They."
I  la Wheeler Wilcox.
ROSSLAND'*-   BIG   MINKS.
The development nftheGianl is pro
i-cedint* nloitjz* the or- mil lines.
UlTi'
wore no shipments In**-! week owing to
tho in.-ii'iliiy to Bet-tire I'nre from the
Red Mountain rail-a ny
Tin- work on the Great Western
mines is confined i<> Ihe Nickel Plnte
nml I u-1 Ir-Nn i mi I In ihe fiOO fool
level tl i- ore bodtv is being drifted upon
in seven* 1 directions. The station for
������inii|-iu_ .ii the nOO foot level has been
il :i!iil 'In- puinpilli* innehiue--\
ii�� installed
��� ai tho Velvi t. <liiftlng along the
l**.l*_re "ii the 80 I fool level continues
with *_Dod results, nnd the showing ol
'���ie i- constantly increasing. Prenar-
nt. en- ;re miller way f- ��� i** i he installation
of the coumi't'ssor plant as soon as the
road is completed from Northport bo
thnl it i .ui be hauled in.
Shipments from tin* (' ntro Star were
resumed last week. Of these-shipments
almni 20 inns |cr day are being tnken
directly from the mine nnd iu addition
there nre nbnul 100 tona being shipped
hy means of the >>i���__* derrick from the
dump. These !.-i-t arc loaded into cars,
biking nboul half a day in the opera
tion.
The new foundations for the com-
pressor thnt are being laid on the Col
urnbia Kootenay mine are m>t as yet in
readiness for the machinery. The work
at the 1000-fool level in drifting both
wnyg upon the body o! ore is still in
���*ftiul The raise from tho No. fi tunnel
i" conneel with the winze on the No, 5
tunnel is in,i ;1S yol holed through.
ll"' chief work doing in the War
Eflgle mine is ;it present confined tO the
rutin**? of the station at the new or
-'���Ulitli level, down some 1,060 feet from
"", collar of the Bhnft, and tho develop-
'n|,|��t of the seventh level,where drifting
is being undertaken on the north.smith
illl(1 intermediate veins There is some
talk of resuming shipments at an early
date.
Since the compromise was affected
between tlu* Centre Star and Iron Mask
"oth properties are working more men
1,11,1 to greater advantage.   On I he I run
THK I'AYSTHKAK, SANDON, B.C., SEPTEMMSR 15,  1900.
Mask work on the BSO-foot level east
is in progress. On the 260-foot level
work is in progress on the north vein to
the east and west in a nice body of ore.
Development is in progress between the
200-foot level and the surface, opening
out ground for another stope. Work
has been continued where it was left off
for the lawsuit. The idea, save Superintendent Hall, is to block out sufficient
ore so that when shipments are started
they may he kept np continuously.
The work underground on the LeRoi
on the stoping of ore is going on in a
most extensive manlier, hut it is under
some difficulty just at present owing to
the Incapacity of the smelter to receive
its ore. In consequence unite a considerable quantity of ore Is being broken
down in the stopes ami stored upon the
various floors. Generally speaking, the
ore bodies an- being connected up on
the various levels, especially along the
levels of the main vein between the
various stopes The main vein is continuous along the whole length of the
claim, but just how much of the ore between the three main stopes is pay ore
Is a questiou to which the management
is at present devoting a good deal of
attention, and it is understood that it is
obtaining some very favorable results
The development is proceeding apace
and the shaft is now nearly completed
to the 900-foot level. Here a big station
is CUl out, and then' is a wide vein dis-
closed which is apparently broader here
than in any part of the mine as far as
has been prospected, over loo feet across.
The actual breadth of the vein in some
nf tic upper stopes is not very accurately known in place-, as the former
management, instead of proving from
the hanging to the foot wall, were content under the conditions then obtain
ing to stope only between commercial
walls.
It.  C,    WILL   (.11    ITS   SHAKE.
After his recent trip through the
Kootenays, Mr. Black stock, of Toronto,
representing large Canadian and
English capital, said:
-���We are thoroughly satisfied w'th
our investments in the Kootenays The
result has heen even better than we had
anticipated." Mr Blackstoek returned
B few weeks ago from Kngland and Irs
observations on tbe condition of affairs
there from the standpoint of the mining
promoter is of considerable interest.
"We have been told that the money
market is so stringent that capital could
no( be iiad for investment in Canada."
lie savs. '-but my opinion is that v.hile
investors may be somewhat more
cautious and speculation less rife than
lj0fore the war commenced, money can
be had as readilv fur a good investment
as at anv other period. The addition
t0 the British forces in Africa ol continents from Canada has done much to
bring Canada to the attention of the
English public, and they are beginning
to realize that we have something more
tli;ul a 8now hank here While the
publ}c might have been ignorant as to
the condition of affairs here, 1 was surprised to find how familiar the mining
brokers of London were with British
Columbia They were following the
elections here closely and asked questions about the district which required
a��� accurate knowledge of the country
to answer.   The two per cent, duty on
ore was freely criticized in London."
In concluding, Mr.Blackstoek expieased
the belief that British Columbia would
get her share of the English capital
held for investment and expressed the.
hope that the legislature would avoid
legislation which would tend to discourage the How of capital in this direction.
Tolltol'l   Words.
We have become bo accustomed to
the religious lie that surroundB us that
we   do   not  notice   all  the  atrocity,
stupidity and  cruelty  with  which the
teaching of the church is permeated.
We do not notice it, but children do,
and their souls are, irreparably maimed
by this teaching-   We have but clearly
to understand what we are really do
ing, when we teach children  so-called
religion, in order to be appalled by the
dreadful   crime  thus   perpetrated.   A
pure, innocent, and as yet undeceived
and undeceiving child comes to you, to
one who has experience of life, and wbo
possesses,   or  might   possess,   all the
knowledge now accessible to mankind-
ami inquires about those fundamental
truths by which man should lie guided
in life.    And how do we answer him?
Very often, indeed, we do not answer,
but anticipate his questions, so that  he
may be provided with an incited answer
ready for tlie time when his question
arises.    But this is not the case.   The
child has a vague idea of that source of
all, that cause of bis existence, that
force in whose power be finds himself,
and he possesses the elevated idea of
this source��� indefinite and inexpressible
in words, but of which his whole being
is   conscious���natural  to  all   rational
men.    And suddenly, instead of this, he
is told that this  source is naught else
but some sort of personal, self-willed
and dreadful evil being���the Jewish
God���Count Tolstoi.
,
' ��������;,
r
I
',  i
I     ,!;   ���
A MUsourlan'M Tribute tu  Witter.
Ah!   Water.
Tbe sight of thee
Fills me
With ecstacv.
One glance
At you reflects
My boyhood's
Golden hours
And a pathway
Pull of flowers.
In many forms
Vou are mixed
And lying bottled
On the shelf;
Yet none is
Like yourself���
So rare,
When clear,
And pure as
Mountain air.
< ��b! palatable liquid,
You thrill me
Through
With fancies new;
You ease my nerveB���
You surely do,
And make my head
Feel smaller,
Too.
"Words fail to
Picture vou���
True.
Cool, refreshing,
Exhilarating water���
Immensely line���
Thou are mine,
And, as you
Bring me joy
Galore,
1 am thine
Evermore.
���New York Sun.
".Ml"
Tlie study of wise men is how to live,
and not bow to die. There is nothing
a brave man thinks of less than death.
���Spinoza.
D
urn
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
h and Cuired
Fish and Oysters
WWr
Dressed aed Live
ROSSLAND
ondon
NELSON
FOLLIOTT & M'MXLLAN
Contractors & Builders
Dealers  in  Rou-arh   and   Dressed Lumber.
Sash, Doors, Blinds, etc., made to order
at lowest possible prices.    Mines and
Dimension Timber always in Stock
i
uann Estimates and Specifications furnished for all classes ot building,
inns, La-am Fact^y oppoalte c p K |re*gh.. shed.
Railroad Avenue Sandon
ii THK PAYSTREAK, SANDON, B. C, SEPTEMBER 15
McKee Vallance Nupitals.
(Toronto Globe, September Bth.)
At the- residence of the bride's parents in Hamilton last evening, Miss
Margret Vallance, eldest daughter of
Mr. James Vallance, was married to
Mr. David Alexander McKee, of Lead-
nor, B. C., Rev. Neil McPherson of St.
Paul's Presbyterian Church officiating.
About forty guests were present, only
near relatives being invited. After the
ceremony Mr. and Mrs McKee left for
Montreal, aud will sail for Europe,
where they intend to make an extended
tour of Great Britain and on the continent.
Fonografi*.
The editor sif ;t newspaper that has
adopted phonetic spelling, recently received a postal card from an old subscriber .is follows:
" 1 hev tuk your paper for leven
yeres, but if you can't spell enny belter
than you hev been doin' fur the las to
months you may jes stoppit."
Good Cooks are
Born
Not Made.
The Kitchen Mechanic at the
Sandon Chop House
Is a scientist in the euli-
nery line. Drop in and
get a
Square Meal.
Just Ask Us
An American deserter who served
with the Filipinos has been sentenced
to 00 years' imprisonment. The court-
martial was determined that he should
not be discharged in time lo again take-
part in the war.
The government work on the Cody
road is progressing favor, bly. E. A.
Cameron is in charge of me work.
The city has appropriated Si 50 toward
the r.'p* irs.
FOR SALE.
Complete set of Hotel Furniture
for sale cheap for Cash. Everything in perfect order. Will sell
in lots or altogether. Address
inquirers to Box 394, Kaslo.
Buy your Groceries from
Macdonald & Ross. Nothing but
���rood goods in stock.
Fresh Shipments of Eastern
and Olympia Oysters Just received ait the Miners' Cafe.
STOCKER & GARDNER.
WANTED.
A good shoemaker. Steady
job for flrst-clats mechanic.
None other need apply.
EH Taylor.
New Watches. . ��� .
. . . .Just Arrived
A Shipment of Famous High Grade
Hamilton Watches.
These Movements represent  the Zenith
of Excellence in American
Watches.
Do you want the Ik-st ?   Call at once as
the Supply is Limited.
I have also a   Stock
of  Reliable    Cheap
Watches   in     Gun
Metal     and    Silver
cases. Prices $q, $10
$12 and-$16. These
are fully Warranted.
I am the sole agent
in this district of
Hamilton M ove-
ments and Dueber-
Hampden Cases and
Movements.
G. W. Grimmett,
RELIABLE JEWELER.
We Serve the Best
Regular Dinner
������**__ In the City._^>
G. H. MURHARD
RECO HOTEL
BARBERSHOP
AND
HATH    ROOMS
No Long Waits
Good Seroice
The Best Baths
In Toton.
YOUR "NEXT."
11. M. Stevens.
The New Clifton
This house has recently been
Completed and Fitted up. ll
is one sif 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.
FOR ANYTHING YOU WANT IN THK
Grocery and Provision Line.
WK will be pleased to supply you at the most reasonable
Prices with goods of the host quality.
II. Giecrerich,      Reco Ave.
H. BYERS ii Co.
Shelf and Heavy
^JrlARDWARE.,-^
���*�����.���.
.ILLNIERY.
I 0000*0***0**
The
Latest
Parisian
Styles
In
Hats
Misses A. & IW. HcKinnon
Plumbing, Tinning
ami
Sheet Iron Work.
Mine and dill
Supplies.
Blacksmith Tools,
Powder, Caps and Fuse
RECO WE,    SANDON.
Announcement!
1 have placed a full line of Hoots and
Shoes in the tent formerly occupied hy Pitts
Bros, which 1 invite the Sandon public to
inspect hefore purchasing elsewhere. Will
give particular attention to Ladies' and
Gentlemen's fine shoes.
EH Taylor.
w $
�� Preserving %
%  1 ime is 1 lore.        mm
H WE HAVE FRESH FROM ��
%     OKANAGAN     /
%mm VALLEY mkmi
���$:      Fancy Plums,    *   Medium Plums.
* Bartlet Pears,   $   Free Stone Peaches *
% Tomatos, $   Haroest Apples. %
1 ALL IN PRIME CONDITION. 1
* Jalland Bros., Cody Ave, f

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