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The poll will be open in Saii-
>n thin evening until T:80 p. m.
I'Bob" Green leaven for Victoria to-
|n row.
'I lie Whitewater mine shipped 115
ks (luring the week.
Manager Leet has   started   work   on
Silver Bell, McGuigan Basin.
���Richard    Orando   contemplates    re-
Elding the Ivanhoe Hotel at an  early
\Y.. A.   Brown, surveyor,  will hang
it  his   shingle   in   Sandon   in   a   lew
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|\\ 111. Walmsley is  preparing   lo   put
a big building on Colonel Braytori's
, nsite.
Provincial taxes are due on June 30.
Ik ie is a discount if paid on or before
lit date.
jW. W. Fallows left on Monday for
ie Windermere  country,   going  in by
,0 of Golden.
A deal is on for the Denver Hotel.
lis. Mallette, of Nelson, i-. the pros-
titive purchaser.
Alex Crawford is building a beautiful
Isidcncc on Sunnyside, on the site of
Is former residence.
Jjas. English and Miss Anderson, o1
lew Denver, were married in that town
li Wednesday evening.
The Madison is on the   shipping   list
ain.    Twenty tons is ready for  ship-
lent from the Argenta claim.
K. A. Creech has purchased a house
Cody and will reside with his family
that suburb for the summer.
The lines for the Ivanhoe tram are
ling run and work on the right of way
fill be commenced in a few days.
I Colonel Brayton is building sidewalks and clearing streets on his ad-
Ition al the lower end of the town.
[Wm. Walmsley, of Whitewater, was
town for a few hours yesterday.    He
|J a lot of business in a short time.
Miss Rawlins, of the Sandon post
lice staff, left on Monday for a trip
1st to visit her former home in To-
Mrs. McKinnon has taken a  10-year
mse on the lot where the Bank of B.C.
|ood.    She intends to build in the near
It ure.
Prank Kelly, who has been handling
le Wakefield tram since last fall, is
fitb B. C. Riblet on  the construction
the Ivanhoe tram.
Thos. Avison, of New Denver, is do-
bg some work on the Ophii, a property
lose to town which belongs to Clark &
feasdale, of Spokane.
.John   Buckley  will   open   the   New
tlifton next Saturday evening.    Kvery-
Jne is invited to come and join the pro-
rietor in having a hot old time.
A grand Sunday excursion   to   Kaslo
being planned tor by the Sandon foot-
fed! club.    A special train will be charted and the band taken along lo furnish
fie necessary music.    A game of foot-
All, Sandon vs. Kaslo, will   be  played
fc  the  athletic   grounds   during   the
���ter noon.
SANDON, JUNE 9 1900.
W. H. Lilly was in Kaslo ibis week
to attend the funeral of Mrs. W. A.
Mclntyre, his sister-in-law. Mrs. Mclntyre died very suddenly of heart
Wm. Harrington has a force at work
on the Get-There-Eli claim, near Slocan
City. The claim is stocked in Vancouver and the company intends to do considerable work during the summer.
Mr. F. F. McQueen wishes to express
through the columns of this paper his
thanks to the many friends who so
kindly extended their sympathy and
condolence to him in his recent bereavement.
The first football game of the season
was played in Kaslo on Monday between the Silverton and Kaslo teams of
the Slocan football league. The Silverton people did the Kasloiles up by
i lo o.
An important real estate deal was
consummated yesterday by which F. R.
Atherton leased his 38-foot lot on Reco
a enue to Walmsley & Bennett. They
intend to commence building immediately.
Union services will be held by the
Methodist and Presbyterian churches
in the big tent near the post office tomorrow. Mr. Sanford will occupy the
pulpit in the morning and Mr. Ferguson in the evening. After next Sunday the Presbyterians will hold their
service in Crawford's hall and the
Methodists in the tent.
The site of the Minnesota Silver
Company's concentrator is one of the
busiest scenes in British Columbia just
now. Grading for the foundation has
been about completed and the masons
are making rapid progress with the
stone work. Heavy shipments of timber are being received daily and there
is an activity about the place that denotes that the big mill will be running
just as soon as possible.
Meeting Was "ailed bi* Keen, but
the Sympathies of the Audience
Were tcith Green. Jim McGeer,
Joaher, spouted (or Kane.
Will be Run in from the Mill to
Tap the Big Ledge. Ooer 2000
Feet of Worh
The longest crosscut in the Slocan
will be started at the Star mine in a few-
days. The plans, which are now being
prepared by W. S. Drewry, are for a
tunnel to start from a point close to the
mill and to run in for over 2000 feet to
tap the Star ledge. The tunnel will be-
double track, probably 8x12 feet. Work
will be commenced just as soon as the
plans are completed, and every modern
mining appliance will be used to rush it
through as rapidly as it can be done.
We hope to be able to give fuller particulars of the plans of the company in
our next issue.
There are few companies in British
Columbia that have spent as much
money in developing their properties as
the Byron N. White company. In the
Slocan county there is only one other
company that compares with them, the
Minnesota Silver company, and this
last undertaking by the White people
places the Star again in advance in the
matter of development.
Monday night's meeting in Crawfords
hall was the only political gathering of
any consequence that has taken place
during the campaign. The meeting
was called in the interests of John Keen
and Robert F. Green spoke for himself
while Jim McGeer of Vancouver did the
oratorical act for George Kane and his
Martinite allies.
John Keen opened the meeting by
stating that altho it was called in his
interests he intended to speak for only
20 minutes, giving Green a full hour,
McGeer 40 minutes, and allowing
Green 15 minutes to reply to McGeer,
while he (Keen) would have the option
of final word. For his generosity in
the matter Keen received the applause
of the audience.
Taking up the political questions,
John Keen entered on a line of argument anent the mining laws. He
undertook to show contradictions and
complications in the mineral act, which
had been brought to his notice while in
the employ of the government. He
next took up the matter of the protested votes, claiming that he was in no
way responsible for the fact that the
votes being protested against, but he
admitted being an accessory before the
fact as he said that he attended a meeting
of the protestors for the purpose of having certain names that he knew to be
"good" left of!" the list of miners and
laborers protested against. Keen concluded his short sketch by reviewing
the manner in which the eight-hour
law had been placed on the statute-
books and endeavoring to show that
Green had not done his duty to his constituents during the strike, while he
himself had been instrumental to a large
extent in securing a settlement.
When Green took the  floor  he   was
received   with   great  applause  and  it
could easily be seen that the sympathies
of the meeting   were   with   him.     His
speech was along tbe   same   lines   that
he had followed at   previous  meetings.
He went carefully over  the  eight-hour
question and  showed   where  his  vote
was, in his estimation, in the best interests of the country  at  large.    He  did
not think that John Keen had won any
great laurels  as  peace  maker  in   the
strike, as, practically speaking.no treaty
had been made except that the  miners
had accepted the  scale  offered  by   the
association.    However,   if John   Keen
had any boquets coming he could  elect
himself an admiration  committee  and
bury himself in a snow  drift  of sweet
scented   roses.      The   electors   would
leave him at home just the same. Green
also went over the vote protesting case
again and showed where Keen, even on
his own admission, was in on the  plav
to disfranchise the miners and working-
men of the  camp.    He  occupied   the
remainder of his time in discussing  his
platform and the platform of his opponents and telling what he hoped to do in
the next house and what he  had  done
in the last.    When Green sat down he
was cheered to the echo and  quietness
was only restored by the chairman call-
on Jim McGeer.
McGeer is a milkman irom Vancouver, and his appearance, actions and
accent are true to his profession, but litis a good single-handed talker just the
same, and, considering the short space
of lime at his disposal, he made the
best Martin speech that ha* been heard
in the Slocan. Jim is something of a
josher, and a number of hi-, arguments,
such as his explanation of the Dunsinuir
p-oposition or Ralph Smitl s stand with
regard to Martin, are not intended for
* people who read the papers, but his
speech was away ahead of anything else
that has been produce'! bj his party
orators since Joe himself visited the
The replies were just such as replies
to a political speech usually are���idols
torn down and Statements refined; but
the audience did hot disperse until the
last word was heard, which was after
The council met on Monday evening,
hut owing to the political meeting the
council was adjourned till next evening.
At Tuesday's meeting the following
motion was put:
Moved by Aid. Buckley, seconded by
Aid. Thompson, that the council make
no change in tl. street as shown on
plan 609 A, unless the owners of property on Reco street agree to cede to
the city the necessary laud for widening
said street.
The ayes were Buckley, Thompson
and Macdonald; n:'\s, Atherton, Hunter
and Crawford. The casting vote of
Mayor Pitts decided in favor of the old
A Rich Strike on the Socereign.
The owners of the Sovereign came in
for some luck a few days ago, when the
Reco-Goodenough ledge was discovered
cutting across their ground. Surface-
work has shown 12 inches of clean ore
of the same character as that found on
the Reco and Goodenough claims.
Assays from the Sovereign find run as
high as 2000 ounces.
The Sovereign people intend to open
up the find immediately, and the local
manager, Geo. T. Ransom, has started
a tunnel 55 feet below the find.
J. M. Harris and J. A. Whittier, who
own the adjoining claims, the Number
One and Twilight, have started a tunnel
lower down to catch the ledge on their
ground. W. W. Warner has the contract.
The Sovereign and Madison companies intend to do some extensive and
systematic surface prospecting during
the snmmer.
Harris' Position on the Street
The council decided on Tuesday evening that the old street should remain as
it was unless the property holders on
Reco avenue donated land to widen it.
J. M. Harris now offers to give ten feet
off the front of his lots for this purpose
if the city will grade that part of it
along by the skating rink. As he owns
most of the property along the flume,
between the C. P. R. depot and Robt.
Cunning's lots, he calculates to open a
street there himself, whether the council
is willing to assist or not. THE PAYSTI1EAK,
The following is a complete lift of tl
minin-; transactions recorded during tl
week in the several mining divisions <
the Slocan. Those of New Denve* wei
���a follows :���
May .1   Shiun Fr. Hoal int. W FCook,
is��� Quirk i Carpenter i*k, Jm Valbuioe,
London li >>. Payne mi. H Robert*.
���.'���;   Haiti-n-i'iiwi it Fr,  Carpenter ck, I) \
KokO Fr, Four Mile ck, F .J o'R.illy.
IS��� Fnrnurn. neiir Three Forks, C (��(ianty.
.lu-Dfltii, mar Tt*IM Forks, I) Murphy,
In no *- Emma No 3, Oo it int. .1 C II ilainier.
Kiiiiiiu No I, tiiine J A Austin.
Ortoff, Fidelity botte, a McPheraon.
Morning Fr. Paj no mt. H F. Rogers.
Ma> It���Royal Five, Jennie, Lake View; <_
Kit***.���.'3-1.Mit Bsgto* W-OapelU, Electric, Apt--;
m���Tanianda Fr, L Fr. Gladstone, Gluekiiuf.
CoMilt- Hill. Eight Hour, Emma No 2. A mason,
Ensiim. Hul) & Hub, Hunt. r. WUUe;   20-Freil S.
Perth, Oatfeton, Liberal Not, Pk��ia.ePr, May-
iieik; Fr. Honeymoon, kftohnwk. Aroma, Qoeen
Fr: 10���Milieu Fr, Hose; 81- Admiral Dewey.
Dutehy, Knii'lm. Miniii'li. Brand Stand, Miil-
nitiiif star. Richmond, Pollard, Hemlock* Jnne
.-Miller Creek Prt Cliff Extension; I���Baltimore,
LeRoi Contract, LaCanadlenne, 8Ilver Wedjco,
Fnink It, Havana, Dewey. Commodore Schley,
Atlin Fr.
May fl-RB Kerr to HC WTheeler, i Spray,
May M,|60,
IS  FD BengardtoJ A Whlttier, Sno<*/storm.
Santiago, April is.
���_���)���B A McConkey to John McOarhlan, i-u
Bobtail Fr. May 0.
F.I O'UVilly to Wakefield Mine*}. Kelso Fr.Miiy
S T Owinps to C Q Biker, I 1�� N.*��lei'ted, June
S>, 1893.
Same to same, M Sarah Jane, Oct il.
S T Walker to U 8 Baker, \ K I) Fraction, M.,y
17, IS!-!1.
_t��-A S Vallance. R Maodonaid to John Vallum �����*���. ECxcelstor, Fourth of July, CJ, Gertrude,
May ���>.-).
���jh���Thos Boreal to E Hart-op, \ Okanagan
Chief, May 18,9100.
80���JnoN IVicknrt to J A Whittier. Holaon,
Jem. Iroqoois, April ll.
Pacific ProvipeeCoto OH Dawson, sunny side
Fr, May 26.
81���V H Behne to A .Jacobsoii. i Dooley, Alice
Murphy. May 3.
June -2���C S Ganty to Ed Cunningham, I Par
mini. June 1.
Same to Philip Moore, Junel.
May 16���CalUopia, south of town, A H Mc.Mil-
Arabian, Cedar ck. E Angrignon.
Haltic, same, P AiiBriiu'iion.
19���Annie Ruth, i*t n f -enion ck, D Sloan.
���2i���Baty. same. Frank Provost.
Altai, LciniHi ck, J M McGregor,
Commander, Dayton ck. CMcNieholl and Al
Early Riser, Lemon ck, J KruielifT.
IS ���Sidelight, same, I N orchard.
it - Iron Cap, 1st n f Lemon ck. S (J Jackson.
May u���1-i-vdrop, Mansfield; 16���Maine* 17-
NoUePnur No -2, Oregon City, back work for
two years; is -MopnUght, Neepawa. Edison:
lb -MemphU, Bachelor; *1���Alphonso Xlll.Com-
liinatlon, ArllugtOQ Nil 1 Fr, Stcphantie Fr; 1'2 ���
Hecla, Calumet Morning star Noii, Pontiac,
May 15���Sunrise _, EM Brindle to J 0* Neil.
W���Bachelor 4. J Campbell toR Kurtzhalmsioo.
_1 -CO D. o' Soiicey to John Bull.
Potobello L A McCarion to J Graham.
Bachelor J, J Smith to T Lake
tt���Leon,* Berkshire  and  Manhattan,   Percy
Dickenson to slocan Kilo M'njng Co, Ltd.
DuU. near Ka.-ln, Thos Melrose.
Ward. Jackson Basin. Henry Nitcnifule.
11-New Vork. Jackson Basin, v, J Adams,
st Paul, Jackson Basin, Henry Nltengale.
15���Badger, Woodbury, H ll McKinnon.
Golden, Powder ok, R M Clute.
Pappouse, Kaslo, ck, John McNeil,
in���Alice Fr. Kootenay lake, (J M Parker.
17���Monarch, Kaslo.k, W M Lewis.
May4���Mable Nora; 7���Mathilda P, Cllntou,
London Boy, Golden Gate, Suurise, Silver Bell;
K-Howard, Kaslo, Rlsiey, Nellie Fr. Josephine II
Fr, Don 11. THUeC, Rhea; 9 Loone* W-Irene,
Eva. Pearl, Rocky Boulder, Mountain nl-jryi
11-Hope Fr, I X L; 14-Bonauaa, Margaret Dora.
Lucky Boy, Liberty. C P, Joe J B Kr- I'M >n
arch. Daniel Fr. Home Stake, Southern B ll
Silver Star, May Flower. Sunset, Number Plve,
Minerva: 16 -Buckeye, Jennie, st Joseph, st
Mary, SUver Pox. olerllond, Zenith, Fidelity.
Fidelity No _, Belvedere, Lombard. Stella; 17���
Empress Pr.Sllver King; i-*- silver spray, Home
Stake Fr.
May 16���Harrison, silver Bell, Glen Ellen.
Combine Fr.
May 10���John McDonalu t" Robert Elliott, ',
Jessie Chlsholm to.) McDonald', A Sunset
C H Reeves to F 11 Harper,   Hi in Irene. Eva,
Marlon, Charlotte.
Bert IVaiMin. R il Bradahew and T Pearson
to W Miller. W E Spin and Percy Dickenson, all
Hudson <'anney Fr. Chief Fr and 1-6 Kootenay
Queen BJ d Slocan Chief No in; con tKSKJO.
11 -G F Hay ard and T J Lendrum to J A Moffat, \ Aspen.
li���Frank RomoiiO to G Anderson, \ in Iron-
wood and Burlington.
Ed L'ed.ilhp to A V Morres, \ Dazy.
C VV MnHnn to Beit Pearson, power ol attorney re Home Stretch.
16��� John Hendrix to Dave Nichols, | Pearl
G B Drennon to R Hendrix and Lenora Kemp
' each 111 Drennon.
R Hendrix to Q B Drennon and Lenora Kemp,
J each in Noiiame.
Lenora Kemp to G B Drennon and R Hendrix
J each in Assurance,
May 16���R R iberts to Empire Mines of BC Ltd
all Imj-erial.
17���Albert MeCarren to J Gordon, \ in Gold
Dollar and   ilver Dollar.
A    BASH HI.    |{|tini.(.ltiM)M.
May 7 -Geoi-gle South Fork.C Bills trom,
10��� Stcllie. Dnncaii river, T \V Barnard.
Katie, Hamill ck J Clinton.
May, Hamilc k  \V H Bell.
l! -Copper King, Woodbury, C W Rlsiey.
Little Dorrit Fr, Woodbury, C W Rlsiey.
Senator Sebastion, of Tennessee, tells
the  following'  story:    "When   I   wm*
young I was the must bashful boy west
of the Atleghanies.   I wouldn't look at
a g*irj, much less speak to a maiden; but
for all that I fell desperately In love
with a sweet,  beautiful  neighbor jrirl
It was a desirable match on both sides,
and the old folks paw the drift and tixeil
it up.   I   thought   I   should  just  die
thinking of it.   I was a gawky, awkward, country lout about  li�� years old.
She was an intelligent, refined and fairly well educated j-'irl in a country, and
at a time when the <_'irls had superior
advanta_.es, and were therefore, super
ior in culture to the boys    I  fixed the
day as far off as I could have it put    I
lay awake in  cold perspiration as the
time' drew   near,   and   shivered with
agony as 1 thought of the terrible m--
deal.   The dreadful day came.    1 went
through,with therprogramrne somehow
in a dazed, confused, mechanical sort of
a way.   The guests one by one departed
and my hair began to stand on end     i
felt like fleeing to the woods,  spendim-'
the night in the barn,  leaving for the
west, never to return.    I  was deeply
devoted to Sally    1  loved her harder
than a mule can kick; but that dreadful
ordeal���I could not, I dined  not  stand
it.    Finally the last "iii-st had gone, the
bride retired, the family  "'one  to bed,
and I was le.lt with the old man.  "John ''
said he. "you can take that candle; you
will find your room above this.   Good
nighty John, and may  the Lord  have
mercy on your soul," and  with a mis-
M   . ..     f li- ,...., (he old man
chievous twinkle ot bis t->�� ���*����������
ll1 the room.    When I heard Inn, cose
a distant door, 1 s.a-ered to  m>   ���<   *
a���d seized the candle with a nervoui
ri     I knew that  it could not he
avoided,  vet   I   hesitated to meet my
fate like a ma,.    1  happy  thought
struck me.    1 hastily climbed the stair
marked the position of the landlnjf and
thfl ,,,������. 0| the bridal chamber. I
VV()1,i(i have died before I could have
disrobed in that holy chamber, where
awaited me a trembling girl I ��-<��lllti
������ake the  usual  preparations  without.
Mow out the light, open the door, and
friendly darkness would at leail mitt-
gate the horror of the situation. It was
aodn done. Preparations for retiring
wen- few and simple iii their character
n Hickman, altogether consisted India-
The dreadful moment had
was  ready     I   Mew  out  the
iglit, grasped the d ' knob with a
leathly and a uervons grip; one moment
Hid It would be over. 1 leaped within.
and there around a glowing hickory
lire, with candles brightly burning on
the bureau, was the blushing bride,
surrounded by tlie six lovely bridesmaids."
He was working bis way through a
crowded car.offeriii_v his papers in every
direction in n way thai showed him well
used to the business and of a temperament not easily daunted.
The train started while he was making change, and the conductor, fvissinj:
him. laughed.
"Caught this time, Joe!" he said:
"you'll liave t" inn to Fourteenth
"Don't can-." laughed Joe, in return
T ran sell all the way back again."
A white-haired <>ld gentleman s��*emed
interested iu the boy, and questioned
him concerning lii-�� wav nf living and
his earuiuas Tiiere was a youngci
brother to be supported, it seemed,
"Jimmy was lame, and couldn't earn
much hisself."
"Ah. I see! That makes it hard; you
could do lienor hI'mi*- "
The shabby little llgure was erect in
a moment, nnd the denial was prompt
.ind somewhat indignant
"No, I couldn't! Lin's somelaidy to
_o home to���he's Im of help. What
would he Mh- jfood iif hnvln' Im k if nn-
body was glad, oi nf ___itri11* things if
there was nobody to divide with?"
'���Fourteenth street !" railed the conductor, and as the newsboy plunged
out into 'he gathering dusk the old
geutleman remarked, to nobody in particular: "I've heard many a poorer
sermon than that!"���Forward,
A    I.KSSON    |N    KIONOM1, h.
The possessor of wealth is generally
honored as a public benefaetor, and
while such honor may be deservedly or
undeservedly bestowed, the homage
paid rests on a confused conception of
the truth that the producer of wealth
must be a benefactor of the race. 'I hat
he who causes two blades of grass to
"���row where but one has grown before
is a benefactor of mankind is a widelv
recognised truth. The inventor the
direcjorand organizer of Industry the
writer of a successful work, all give
Value to a multitude of consumers.,
They  are great   producers,  and  the
wealth they obtain represent, great
service to others. But we have ,.sta|(
lished method! by which wealth Cm ���
obtained  without producing it.   An
wealth must be produced by the labor
of some individuals, and if anyone _|,.
tains wealth without adding to the mm
of the world's available store, it inil���t
be by unfairly depriving someone elu
of that which he has produced, The
distinction between making wealth and
gettlrg wealth that others have mid*
is not always maintained.
.Mm NTMBO1 RO Ii'iiiiImiiiii' frller :
I'i111111v Jim In' war iiillril .
Ki'l th' raili.i 11 pQI Inn! I'ltliil hi* i ,, ,. ���,,
An' III' fi'Vi'i Intil |��f lilin mag' |, ,|,|
K ll 111 lu*ll*-t   (I noli of il j iktT,
Took 'un iii' bojn mtditlln1 well.
IImI IiuiiiIiIs   in' all Mm 'in* lovvtl  mi
Hi- oil ii li*��'tl'' tr.il Ni ll.
.11 in ii.nl married a irif*irhoprove-J faith!,..
Run ort with u -Ink ett) -well;
l.-f.liin   ill) ii lettli* weak luhy
Ana pain liUt III' tin- o' bell.
Bttt !" HH'. Who h '<! 11" "i III* own ; ;i Im r
lln.i thick an   >iii"'linn', iliii in -a
��� Th'i_i\' W*M "ii/ to-, ii iiilir fu i i   loe,
I'm only m cull (jlij iniv."
1 Iii-11>*-��! Mm laki- \nttt 0* tin- litbj .
Vau-i I wookl'i'l turn down on n panl;
An' ont ytot frnii lh' iliy hi- wife I   "im
d'amt- th' iil-iw that lirnek home   nhmai'
h .r.l.
Sin' "WUI (*t>ail." Mid III' I' tt. r. Ir i �� __) -rm
To In1 ���*����� iit bii'-k lo liulo  m' .liin :
He press* <t kttle Ndl t��i hi�� iM.��..m
A�� I rend ih'Utur t" him
OnKtdc n .iih-iI ih' wind tin..' th ���  i im,
lni|.|   l��-'|.t lh' ttani.* >��� II .�� ml ;
Si II -li . t 'itIt In l In.nl ..li  liin'   I'-'in;
��� ll'ii K.l/.iil "li I h' rli11 ��-r. an   - il.!
' W h   kii"iv�� %% li.it a Miiinan hi 11 -nil. r.
T'iI- 'u ' " ���>����� s.i'i'. Joe, 'i;h un :
But. I wan'l ini i  -unt  \* .1 I ivei
\n' n �� ..in 11,. -In- ��� 1.1�� r . I..\.     ,
"S.. fi r I I'tli' N'-ll'i ��.iki'   Pin nn   paniucr,
Am'Ikhu/ it'-��.. i'.'..��\ to fall
l.i t it 1 .in    -In- i-.ui't huri in.  1,...
I'm null  1 1 ni; ar <��� ��� all."
I I'll' iu  ' li' irl.ila   II.  th     ���'! 'II
i nine the one �� h ��� had liin* wl I
Dc ih ii it Mken ta'dfua from h' | �� I,
I 1 il .lh -In* WM oih'. in  iv li - �� if.
An' when ill* ItMU iit'iu_lit her In ��.fiK.
Jim kmlt h> *.r ride  ith lh' Phil 11
I'kn-i-d lh' warm hand iii her ti 11 ���_��� ��� 1-.
l,.H,ki'il un at ii" fi'll.T" in' Until 'I
"s��i>, 1 mis ��, ii.iw I love 'er," lie �� hi ��|i nil;
���'.\liii-*nt las', never ni ire kin'nlie rail;
sin- turned t���� my nrtne when foraaken,
Tlii'iuli I'm 1 ��� 111 >- a cull arter all
A. I*. McKi-iuiic. riiilli.iui. Out.
KIN    AMI    mil.*..
"Men's shirt collars.*' Yes, ma'im.
What -i/.e. please ?"
(NonptuKed ai tirst. but ���niddi'idy remembering her husbands age "Siw
It) will be about right. I think
Struggling Minister: "There wan ��
stranger in church to day 11* ^'^(':
"What did Ife look  like?"  Strugifling
Minister: "I did not see him; but i found
H dollar in the contribution box      Ohio
State Journal.
"It almost kills me to itan-d,"moaned
the lady in tbe street car. "If I don't
"ot a seat pretty soon I ehall just drop.'
And it was only the next day thai una
stood up two hours and a half w Idle IM
had a dress titled Hut then that'll
different thing1 .--Hoston Transcript.
Tess���Aren't you going to choir re-
hearsal tO*t*r(ghtP
.less��� No
Tess���VouVl better. Were going t'1
give that new livinn a trial
Jess���Can't I'm going to givi n Il('w
him atrial myself.-��� Philadelphia l>���'���'s,' THE PAYSTREAK SANDON, H. Q JINK ���-,.
[the Slocan Riding of West
ith the dissolution of the  Legisla-
^ssembly, the duty again dvolves
lithe electors of the Slocan Riding
I'lin'-i.' .1 member to represent  them
||u Pro. incial Legislature.
|i i*. m\ intention to become ;i can dill  iIn.'  forthcoming election and
ll,  mil   confidence   in  the  result   I
���H.ii'ulK solicit the  sufferages of the
���i .1 -, ui iIn* riding.
hill' I point with   piin.loii.ihU' s;ilis-
.:i  io tin.' manner in which I have
.served  tin.'  interests of the Riding
sought to meel local  requirements
|ai .is practicable,   1 have earnestly
lcavored   to  forward   legislation  in.
interests of the entire Province, and
li .is would tend towards its material
11 pment.
!> istanl in attendance al the sessions
! _  Legislature, I have-been watch.-
'ii.it   no  vote  oi   mine   should  be
iting  for any  measure beneficial to
, mstituents,   or the Province ;is a
ile; nor have 1 been neglectful of the
��>rests  ol the wage  earner, I ul have:
mic degree ;u  leasl heen  instru-
il    in    placing    their    demand's
igst the principles to be advocated
great political   party.      It is well
juiaps that I should briefly stale some
principles which I have advocated
shall  continue   to advocate  until
li     are   incorporated   in   Provincial
ii,    I am in favor ol an  equitable retribution  of the  seats  in the Legis-
,*���_  Assembly, based   generally upoi
ulation,  but with due regard to tin
It rests and circumstanci s of outlying
ill more sparsley settled districts.
I shall advocate the  governmenl
rnership  of railways, and  other pub-
franchises so far ns  may be practic-
li and .i general enactmeiit by which
in panics desiring   to coi struct   rail-
11 \ s   may   be   incorporated    without
���.vial    legislotion,    and     thai     rail-
kys bonnsed by the   Province may be
der governmental control as to their
it. -. and   subject to  purchase at gov-
nnient option.
shall do ;ill in my power to assist
support the advancement and de-
lopnient of the mining interests ol
Province upon which its prosperity
' materially dependi nt.
I believe  in the  principle of the
[ht-hour  law  and   sh.ill   permit   no
lerferertce with tliis law  ns ii stands,
d  -shall insist   upon the  retention of
\e penalty clause.
K.    I shall advocate a liberal expen-
���urc  upon   trunk roads  and trails in
[e  various districts  of the   Province,
[lieving that   upon  such expenditure
k developmenl of the vast  resources
the country materially depe ids.
16.    I   shall  advocate  and it elected-
feist iu the enactment   of laws for the
fr>per adjustment of disputes  between
pur and  capital   by a well  digested,
Id equitably arranged  system ol com-
plsory arbitration.
/���     I helie\e lhat Asiastic   and other
leap labor is detrimental to  the best
nests of British  Columbia.    1 shall
���erefore, advocate its restriction so far
it   may   be   intra vires of Provincial
Igislation, and s'lall assist in bringing
|c i  pressure to bear upon the  Federal
Ivernment   as mav induce   that  gov-
fcmenl to assist in the  work, and.will
1st  emphatically  insist that  no such
Iss of  labor shall be   employed   upon
A Pull Stock Of
GROCERIES,        -        CROCKERY
All Xew Goods -   alust Received
any   public   works   undertaken   by   lh
Province  or upon   such works as ar
subsidized by, or in any way  subject to
the control of the government,
X. I believe that the educational
system of the province may be materially improved, and shall give my
heartiest assistance in bringing it to
the highest state of efficiency by the
establishme.it of Normal schools and
other instrumentalities thai mav tend
to the accomplishment of that object.
9. 1 shall also advocate and assist
the development of the agricultural
resources ol the Province.
to I believe that the moneys of the
Province should be expended upon
some broad and general system which
a ould ensure the greatest amount of
benefit loom such expenditure. In this
Riding I have endeavored to inaugurate such a system by having the work
upon roads and trails placed under
a responsible head, so that the appropriation necessarily inadequate under
existing circumstances might be beneficial and economically expended.
Yours Faithfully
' R. Y. GREEN.
House  Furnishin
Is our Line Every Time.
We arc Unloading
a Car of Pine
Cioil Engineer,
Architect, Etc.
P. 0. BOX 170 SANDON. B. C.
A. H. Heyland-.
Enginesr and
FrovBnc.al Land
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Notarj Public.
| Foidiott <& McMillan. .
?S **************** 2(7
S Contractors und Builders. ^
.* Dealers in Dressed and Rough Lumber. *
^J. ************ pX,
iT7 Sash, Doors. Blinds, etc., Nadc to Order at Lowest Possible Prices, Tfc
ifc Mine and Dimension Timber always in Stock. Plans, Estimates and ���'jfc
,f,    Specifications furnished tor all Classes of Building. -*i
* RAILROAD AYE.   -   -   -   -   SANDON.    *
*********** ** ****** ** *** *
Established 1805.
B. C.
L. L B.
Barrister, Solicitor-,
Notary Public. Etc.
B. C.
Slocan Mines.
Sandon Cartage  Co.
Gartage   SAND0N* British Columbia
Delivered to all parts of the
lining stocks bought and Sold. General
Agent for slocan Properties. Promising
C. JINK o.
Publish*. Every Saturday in the hewt <-f th�� Richest Whit* Metal (fcrapoii Barth
Subscription   -   -   -   -   $2.ooayear.
strictly in advance.
William MacAdams,
Publisher and Proprietor.
eight-hour law lives or dies. Remember that on vou,* vo|
depends the peace and progress of your country and L
voting wrongly vou will lose the vantage gained for nj
VUUII5 O     .       -       __..,.      U.^U.a^*-      la*        /_      I . '"'"K
a decade.    Remember that Robert F. Green has beeny01!
friend in days gone by and will be your friend in days J
come. .   . .
Gentlemen, the ease is in your hands. I he ballot bo,
will show your verdict, Let it be tor the advancement ol
your interests, for the good of your country and for ^
benefit of the cause.
Gentlemen of the Slocan, the case is in your hands.
You have heard the arguments put forth by the men who
ask your favor at the polling booth to-day. You have
heard the great questions of the day threshed out on the
political stump and you have read the expounding of every
doctrine through the press of the country. * You have seen
the efforts that have been made to deceive and delude you.
You understand the hallucinating promises that have been
scattered broadcast thruout the land. You have been told
the old, old story. The wolves in sheep's clothing of olden
times are before vou again as tbe bunco politicians ot to-
dav. The men who bribe with gold and the men who tie-
hide with sophistry and false promises are before you again
with the same glittering bribes and the same false promises
that have been used thruout the ages. Choose your friend.
Stand bv the man who has stood bv vou. Cast your ballot
in your own interest, which is the interest of your country.
m mm
Beware of the eleventh-hour apostle of the interests of the
workingman. Beware of the loud-mouthed professions of
conversions by men who were strangers in your camp during the dark days of trouble. Scan well the candidate who
calls himself "Conservative." His friends are not your
friends. His interests and his friends' interests are foreign
to your interests, and his love for your cause will lapse with
the setting of the sun. Analyse the causes which led him
and his people to try to rob you of your inalienable right to
the franchise. Think who furnishes the golden lubricant
to grease the chariot wheels of the "Business Man's'' machine. Reflect on the magnetism which drew him from a
comfortable office into the tangled arena of politics. Consider the reasons of his coming before you and the consequences annexed thereto if a majority of your ballots bear
the cross opposite the name of John Keen.
Think, on the other hand, of the folly of wandering
alone along the crooked, indefinite trail up which your
would-be friend of the Martin camp would lead you. Peruse
carefully the indefinite tracings on the location post with
which he would stake out a full claim on your friendship.
Assay well the surface showings on his prospect of success
and ascertain if George T. Kane, erstwhile enemy, is not a
designing friend. Shadow carefully through the davs of
the past the acts of his leader and ask yourselves if this is
the opportune moment in which to trust your fate in his
Turn again to your true friend of to-day and of every
day. Trace carefully bis record in the halls of legislation.
Ask yourselves if he has ever been untrue to the trust which
you placed in his hands two years ago. Search carefully
the flaws which his enemies would pick in his title to your
support and satisfy yourselves that his claim is valid. Consider the sacrifice of money and opportunity which he has
made for the good of the people and the uplifting of thev
who earn their bread thru honest toil. Weigh well the
service which your member has rendered and judge his
future in the light of the past. Stand by the man who
stood by you. Extend the glad hand of friendship to him
who you know to be your friend. Remember that your
verdict concerns not only you. Remember that the eves of
the province are on the Slocan to-day and that from the
vote of this camp to-day springs the  edict  on   which   the
THE following telegram has been handed \o Tin; pAV<
STREAK from the C.P. R. office.
Montreal, June 7. Mr. Clouston, Genera! Manager
of the Bank of Montreal, at the annual meeting ot' the cor-1
poration, made the following reference to British Columbia:!
"British Columbia has not shared the general prosperity to 1
the same extent as her sister provinces, owing to the effect j
of injudicious and inconsiderate legislation; this has created J
a feeling of distrust abroad and the influence oi foreign I
capital so nec^ssar) to the development oi her immense I
natural resources lias been seriously checked."
The message is not signed; is from no regular press I
association or news agency, and was deadheaded through!
bv the com pa n \.
This is just a sample of the work that is being carried I
Oil by the great railway, telegraph and bank monopolies al!
over Canada lo delude the unwary and defeat the efforts of I
men who would turn the search-light of common   sense en I
the monopolistic corporations which   are   sucking  the lite
blood out oi this fair Canada ot ours.
Manager Clouston is a heavy player in Canadian public life.    He overlooks no bets, and anxiet)   for the poor j
down-trodden stockholders who only draw 12 per cent, on 1
their Bank oi Montreal stock forces him to hand out a gold
brick to the people oi  B. C. o i the eve oi election.
The rapid growth ofcemmon sense ideas is alarming
to the millionaires who reap great wealth from franchises
which foolish governments have taken away from the peopk
and handed over to the monopolists. The banner ot freedom must be torn down and the leaders defeated or tlu
people will assert themselves and the reign oi tlie _,rra!U,r
will be brought to an untimely end.
Ihe agitation for gove: nineii railways, which has
started in Manitoba and B. C , is a m uter of alarm to such
men as Clouston. Once let the people become the successful managers of their own railways and the banks, insurance
concerns, telegraphs, telephones, etc., etc., will become adjuncts of the public railways and the postal svstem.
Thk Paystreak seldom finds common cause with
J. M. Harris, but in the matter of the street question we
believe his present stand is a fair one. We consider it a
regretable occurence that the city council could not find
some means of disposing of the difficulties in the wayol
making a new street. If Harris'efforts to put the stred
through prove successful, we believe he is therein benefitting the city. In the meantime he offers the cit\ ten feel
along his Reco Avenue property on fair term-, ft no��
lies with the members of the city council to size up to
11 arris' offer.
I HE best davs oi the Slocan are still ahead ol it. ��� K
long tunnelof the Star is the kind of development thai thl!
camp needs to prove its title as the Richest White Met*
Camp on Earth. There is no noise or ostentation about
the White Companv: thev have no stock for sale and the)
are not m politics, but thev are the kind of mining Pe0Plf
that the Slocan needs to prove its wealth.
is supplying that Kane money?
'. ;.....'.. THK PAYSTREAK SANDON, B. C. JUNE 9.
ndon Bottling Co.
: *tliuiufac*nr.r  of:���
arbonated   Drinks
..f   till   kimls.
1DY Ave.
jeaned. Dyed, Pressed and
las re-opened the Barber
Shop in the big tent
next to   yers.
Just    Below  the   Fire-Swept
A Large Stock of Cloths will
Be Received in a
Few Days.
Leave Your Order Early and    ^y
Avoid the Rush. ft-*.
Special Attention Given to Fine Work.
The Denver.
Cody Ave. Sandon
Comfortable Rooms
Good DiningRoom Service
Reasonable Rates
A Quiet, Orderly, Homelike Hotel
Of the Slocan Riding of West
Kootenay Electoral District,
Having received the unanimous nomination of the Liberal Convention held
in Sandon on the iKth day of May,
iqoo, and deeming it to be absolutely
necessary in the interests of the people
of this Riding that there be elected a
Representative pledged to the principles
of Justice and Good Government and
working in accordance with the platform of the Honorable Joseph Martin,
as enunciated by him,   and   pledged to
the support of the Government and
believing that the interests of the toiling
masses are paramount to all others, I
do hereby pledge myself to advance and
protect the interests and rights of Labor
and to support the platform of the Hon.
Joseph Martin, which is published
below. But as the causes which led to
the insertion in the said platform of the
clause relating to the eight-hour law no
longer exist, the Hon. Joseph Martin
and his colleagues have now declared
that no such plebiscite shall be taken,
and in this I heartily concur. I therefore have the honor to solicit your votes
and influence.
Respectfully Submitted,
I am, Gentlemen, Yours Sincerely,
Geo. T. Kane.
Platform of Hon. Jos, Martin's
i. The abolition of the $200 deposit
for candidate-, for tlie legislature.
2. The bringing into force, as soon
as arrangements can be completed, of
the Torrens Registry system.
3. The Redistribution of constituencies on the basis of population, allowing to sparselv populated districts a
proportionately larger representation
than to populous districts and cities.
4. The enactment of an accurate
system of Government scaling of logs,
and its rigid enforcement.
5. The re-enactment of tlu* d-is.i'lo.v-
;cd Labor Regulation Act, 1898, and
also all tne statutes of 1899 c >:i-
taining Anti-Mongolian clauses, if disallowed aS* proposed by the Dominion
tioverntrient. ;
b. To take a stand in even- other
possible way with a view of discouraging tHfe spread-of Oriental cheap labor
in this Province.
7. To provide for official inspection
of all buildings, machinery and works,
with a view to compelling the adoption
of proper safeguards to life and health.
8. With regard to the eight-lnmr
law, the Government will continue to
enforce the law as it stands. An Mil-
mediate enquiry will be made by the
Minister of Mines into all grievances
put forward in connection with its
operation, with a view of bringing
about an amicable settlement. If no
settlement is reached the principle of
the referendum will be applied and a
vote taken at the general election as to
whether tbe law shall be repealed. If
the law is sustained by the vote it will
be retained upon the statute books
with its penalty clause. If modifications can be made removing any of the
friction brought about, without impairing the principle of the law, thev
will be adopted. If the vote is against
it the law will be repealed.
c).    To     re-establish     the     London
Agency of Uritish Columbia, and to
take every effective means of bringing
before the Uritish public the advantages
of this Province as a place for profitable
investment of capital.
10. The retaining of the resources
of the Province as an asset tor the
benefit of the people, and taking effective measures to prevent the alienation
of the public domain, except to actual
settlers or for bona fide business, or
industrial purposes putting an end to
the practice of speculating in connection with the same.
11. The taking of active measure-.
for the systematic exploration of the
i_. The borrowing of money for
the purpose of providing roads, trails
and bridges, provided that in every
case the money necessary to pay the
interest and sinking fund in connection
with the loan shall be provided by additional taxation so as not to impair
the credit of the Province.
13. In connection with the construction of Government roads and
trails, to provide by the employment of
competent civil engineers and otherwise
that the Government money is expended upon some svstein which will rV
advantageous to the general public, so
that the old system of providing roads.'
as a special favor Io >upporters of the
I Government may be entire!) discontinued. m\ v��
I tion of the deaf and dumb.
,0. To repeal the Alien Exclusion
Act, as the reasons justifying its enactment no longer obtain.
_i. An amicable settlement of the
dispute with the Dominion Government
as to Deadman's Island, Stanley Park
and other lands, and an arrangement
with Mr. Ludgate, In which, it possible,
a sawmill industry may be established
nnd carried on on Deadman's Island,
under satisfactory conditions, protecting
the interests of tlie public.
__. Proper means of giving technical instruction to miners and prospectors.
PUBLIC NOTICE 1- hereby given, in i��t-
���UHTicc of Section i'". Provincial Election--
Aot,Chapter 87. <>f 11��* - statm... oi British
Columl in. llnit l'niic un McPht.il. "I the City
nl Ka-tlo, Im. heen m|.|<.��int.-.l --,?< nl lor George
Phomas -Kane, "I 'In- Cit.v "t Ka��lo, Mill-
u right.
r\  It 1kmK>TK\I Kit
' Rjlurnirtg (rflitmr
I'm-,' I i\l   fcaslo tin- twenty- i<th da> "1
M ,\. UN)t.
[Wfttern Federation of *_lnW(
M*eti every B��tt_rda,v Kv.nin-- .,
in Minen' Union Mali '
I'ri's, (Jk<��. Smith.
Vtce-PTM, Ft, K |fcl-i v\
Fin Beo, w. i,. iiA.ii.nt
14. To keep the ordinary annual expenditure within the ordinary annual
revenue, in order to preserve intact the
credit of the Province,  which is i;s besl
15. To adopt a system of Government   Construction   and   operation   of
railways, and immediately to p���-o.ee.1
with the construction of a railway on
the south side of tlie Fraser ri.cr, connecting the coast with the Kootenav
district, with the understanding thai
unless the other railways now constructed in the Province give fair connections and make equitable joint
freight and passenger arrangements,
the Province will continue this lin&'to
the eastern boundary of the Province.
Proper connection with such   Kootenay
Island of
to   other
IT   I.If N'OTICE 1-
inn ���  my.    Se#_ Ion   1 n.
iciv \ gn>n, 111 per.
i'. I'r i\ iii.eiu l E ml ions
V*. C*Apt��-i i��7. "i lh��- -.'atii.-- ol British
Coluniliie. ^[im'(), T S'one, ol Ihe t'.u "'���
Ra.h��, Int. I erii H|i|">ii>U'<l agent '<>r John
Keen,   I theCity of Ka.-ilo �� 1 v i;  Engineer,
oi'K.N TO Till; pUBI.li
Subscribers,    ��� I in
iii,,, 1
Private Patient. -
��fuaiveofW, r,,!,v'lS,;*
.urgeon nnd <lruk*.
Da   VV.  E   Oomm, Attendant i>)lWl(i
MissS M  CltlSHOUt,  Matron
.1. I��. Mi 'I.Arum.in. President
W  I. Haolkh,Secretary
Wm. Hmnmii k. .1   V  m .KriM  it 1 \|,u .
Am.I s.l    ���cUoNALU,  MlKI   HHAI.V, |
I Ll t.- I Ht  Ka-
Mu \ ,11m ���
A   11   I'. mK-!'KAI Kl!
Returning < rfficer
11   thi. t wen! ���. -i\tli ���Im
I'fltl.ic NOTICE l_ hereby Riven.
_uauce   i)    S'tiiin   130,   Chapter   HI
st: tut I   Briti ih Columbia,   that
Stun, of tin- ('if \-1 if K*\ali>. laiv-. heeu Appointed
Hi    |��T
..I   the
i'..��� 111 �����.
tin- Cit\ n!
MU.'iii Im Itul ,���������! Frun.'i-
Kaalo, Merchant
Returning Oftiuer,
Dared at Ka-do,  this  twentv-.-dxth dai
a v. l�� 1
MIA Kit CITV L01 OE S'O  .
Meetings evarj Pridaj   Kvi   Ing ,���   ,   j
Crawford's  Hall Vl.ii   .���    ...
cordially in\ [ted to at tend
IlKV   A  M   SAN Km; I'  \ . . Q .
c K LYONS, \i 111 in .
S��.< ���n-tnrv Sol  1  1,
A. F. & A. M.
ALT A L01 I.'-  SO .*���
Reitnlar Coinniunientioi ��� r.t Tttnvl
In in each iniinth in Ma Ka
�����> '1111111 Lug hrelhem up  i   .
ft t ten l
Tll"M \��   IlllnW V
������   'iturv
railway   to   be  given to  the
ith   respect
parts of the Provinne, to proceed to
give to every portion of it railvvav connection at as early a date as possible,
the railway when constructed to be
operated by the Ci.nernmen through a
m. A railway bridge to be constructed in connection with the Kootenay railway across the Kraser river,
at or near New Westminster, and run-
ning powers given over it to any railway company applying for the same,
under proper conditions.
17. In case it is thought, at any
time advisable to give a bonus to anv
railvvav company, the same to be iii
cash, and not by way of a land grant*
and no such bonus to be granted except
upon the conditions that a fair amount
of the bonds or shares of the company
be transferred to the Province, ;ind
effective means taken to give the Province control of the freight and passenger rates, and provision made againsi
such railway having any liabilities
against it except actual cost.
18. To take away from the Lieu-
tenant-Governor-in-Council any power
to make substantiate changes in the
law, confining the jurisdiction entirelv
to matters of detail in working out the
laws enacted by the legislature.
iq. The establishment of an institution within the Province for  the educa-
(' irtiflcate of Im-pro' -m -nt*.
sitmo,. in the Slocan Mini- ��� I ivLdon of \\V,?
Kootenay   ["i-j'rio*.    V. 1..-������..   located : On
the South Kurk i>r Carpenter Creek,
fake Notice that I    li  B. *itexander. Kr,.,.
Miiu-r, (ertili.ioi.  No  n.v.ni, 1,,,. my-wlf and
a-fagentfor-W' l* Diok��on KM  I. N,, hmusi
1 ntwi.I nitty dayd from iate hereofttoapplv tn
tlu'  Mining BejoH'rfor a Certificate ,,f h,,.
provementH, for  'h.   mirp 1  obtaining a
1 n.wn (irant of tlu above claim,
And furtlie-rf-t-ke notice Hint notion nnder
sfi'Mon :itmu t le (���,.ini.1,.in-,. i htfore Ihe
r-wuance nf .uch Qertiflcale nf Improvement.,
I��at,..| thU thirtieth day of March. Igoi
Miners' Union Meets
In Crawford's Hall
This Evening.
Service for the year 1981
will    1m��   commenced ���ll"
Meet_ in Crawford's Hall every Wed
Evening.   Visiting Brethern
to attend.
'���ordiiilly inviteil
0. M  SPENCER, 0. C
ANTHONY SCilll.KA.NIi. K. |{. S
loth.    Tl Imp-rial U#
ted'" taki's von Bcrou* ttif
Oentinenl In rour daynavltt- |
OUt .'nango. II i** !l ���*"
VBStibuled train. hiMiri""'!1
equlPP-ed with ever. po��IW
eHwenilnl for the eomltortaj
conyenlenee of PoMenjfe1*
Ank your fri'inls uli<�� h*|
trav, lle-9 on if. oraddren
I*:.. I. Coy i.s       >v. I'. AndenonJ
A. ii. P, A., T.P.A.
Viincouver, B. ('.     Nelson. 'u'
Hoodo Mineral claim, si  ,'" ''",';T|
Mining division  ol   VV. * K"";'",iri
trict,   Whcre  located    "" -*"1""
Carpeutercreek ,, i,.r tern
Take   notice   that   I.  H. M    \'-;<"' ��� v |, |
myself ami as agent i..i*K. w  l"l7 \��� fP
No. .���it:!.-, A. free   Miner's tVrtiti��-.��''��� ��� ^ i
l��ffll4, iiit,..i,|,   sixty dHV-fn>'i   I '""',','(>:'I
to apply ti> th. Onl'l l,()inini-i"ni'rl"r')_(1���|
tiflcat. of improvements, Im '�������� l'"""|'|ill |
obtaining a Crown Grant ot 11���� aoo
And furiher take notioe Hi M ;"'""''n, t;,t >
Section :i7,  rnasi be comnn need |M"" ,,
.  . , ;... ..a-.tVt'inr"
issuance <>i sm-li oertinonti'-.  > ll"i
Dated this 80th day of Man-h l"" THE PAYSTEKAK, SANDON, B. C, JUNE 9,  1000
To the Electors of the Slocan Riding, West
Kootenay District:
Having received a number of requisitions from the business men, miners aud prospectors in our two cities
ind in the various towns in this Killing, asking me to consent to contest this Constituency at the forthcoming Election, on the
oth June next in the interest of "good government," and, having been honored with a resolution of the Conservative Convention
I 1 l'itt Sandon on the 9th of May in which thev unanimously endorsed the selection of myself by the business men, miners and
rem ectora I have therefore, great pleasure in accepting the task of entering the field in the interest of "good government,"
nd promise, should 1 be elected, to do my duty as faithfully in the future, to the best interests of all the community, as I have
hi the past during my term of office as a Government official here.
The number of platforms before the Electors tit present  is  legion,   and   for that reason  I do not propose to add to
simplv sjiv that 1 agree with the platform of the Provincial Conservatives passed at New Westminster, and which has
them, but sun*..��� .
been freely considered by the Conservatives oi sioean
Mv DOlitical creed is so well known by those who have dealt  with   me  during tlie last six years as Mining Recorder
*t would be superfluous to say anything about it were it not for the number of new residents in the Riding who do not know
me 80 well, and for their sakes it "will 'perhaps be well to set it out:
JVIy Political  Creed
i    i   ��m i... ��mr��enteti bv eivine one member to a certain number of persons in cities, large manufacturing centres and
,.      i believe that the people should bet��J������� nronortion of persons in agricultural, fishing and cattle raising communities, and that women who
, xunsive mining ^W^Jy^^SSUth men at the polls. The Voters' Lists should  have simpler and  more efficient machinery employed to
hand^hem^d1all objedtio?s should be sworn to.
.... ,     . a  . ,ir,,.,,���rtnr�� imiliT arramremelit  with  Minintf Recorders  for application as assessment work.
a.        Ih, lie vethat trails can be lm.lt n,itage ^(i SEr'^ff shonld  be\uilt and  well  dSined, at  the expenseofthe
Manv a sah  has fallen through tor want ^^bf^S^iml7 A competent and efficient  Road  Inspector and  Manager should be appointed for
Gove\lK SSetc-for ���*�����<*aiid "p���in the early spring time-
C M l U    I believe that an efficient mining man should be appointed as Mining and Machinery Inspector in each of the Districts for the frequent inspection
<>f mmeS" e , rnnr, !lltl_re should be appointed with headquarters in  West  Kootenay; [that the Small Debts Courts should be
,        I believe that one more Supreme Lounjuogesu�� fp^ judgment, and rapid execution to follow judgment, as there is, in most cases, no
enabled to try anv action to recover wages,  to garni.
defence in sue 1 < -       ��� ��� ,._._���, _..,+ ����� na�� a labor law povernine all Jthe industrial classes, with penal and arbitrary clauses
,       i believe that the people should petition the.Governnten  to l^^bor Jw gmragmj 11],r tndts   go U]at ori^anjzed bQdy woujd ^ the
and power to incorporate as stl'arat.t\,)��^t>S,JS, rs i sav petition, for such an Act, for it is my firm opinion that all important measures, such as this
should primarily emanate from the people   *^^ ^ ^ ^ m ^ ^^ ]ab()r ^ shou]d exteml ft to M am]
6.        I believe the gJg^WJ^^^^ shoul(l he short\.ne(l.
WOmen n!lieve iVihe adoption of the principle of the Oovernment owning the railways, in so far as the circumstances of the Province will permit.
7*     .|WIWW , _xceot to cut out the contradictory sections and to authorize Mining Recorders, after sixty
S        1 believe that the Mineral Act should not bet0 ucne �������   * q{ ^^ propoition nf assessment work, on the same plan as partners, in Sec. 67 of the
davs' notice, to sell delinquent Jg^^gSffifi advertised separately and not in bunches.
MiUeral_te1ievet^ ^  *" �� ^  ^ "'"^ ^'"^ ^ ^ ^ ��f ^'^
small fruits, etc., for home consump                                                   enable  cities to educate  their own  children  and have au  opportunity  to enter into
,o      I believe that the Kdueation Act should be amended. ��     e__ q( knowledgc  for general  and  technical  schools, and thus relieve the Province of
competition with each other for the employment
much expense.                                                                                                           , , ���������)enUlv aided by the Government in thinly populated districts.
r-ntfiee Hospitals and well-trained medical mtn >
LOttage         i ld  a  proaperouS(   progressive  community,   and a heavy export list
_.     1 MUm the M advertisement the M��. could **��� **?��,.
11.      I believe that
a v,eli\T r te^S^ ,or it9elf
published weekly by each paper      	
published weekly by each paper unc er o      �� . colll,_rv to be a distinct detriment to our future welfare, but it can only be dealt with
ai     ���   n.,v ,.f Chinese and Japanese subjects into tn s immediate attention of the new House, and steps taken
���/_,, ffitt^^ uuited efforts would he the cohsolldstio. of the British ,,���pire for
to obtain Dominion Legislation with the assisu
the benefit of British subjects. ^ ^^ ^^ ^ ^^ ,)y special aCt ,n this Province.
I believe an efficient and permanen     *���   - political creed to give me their votes and inflnence on the day of
In conclusion
s Paystreak sandon, b. c. juneq.
Pour Feet of Glean Ore   Pound on
the Ruth Hill.
The best find that has been made this
summer wns that struck hy Mike Kerlin
early this week on the Mascot. Clean
lead ore from 2% to 4 feet wide has
been shown up on the Mascot ledge for
twenty feet, and is still continuing.
The Mascot and Sunrise claims were
the first locations on the Ruth Hill.
Mike Kerlin drove the stakes early in
the eventful year of '92 and, with his
partner, Alex Waddel, has held them
ever since. During the last few years
they have done considerable work on
the claims, and last June had the property bonded to George Alexander for
$7,500, but llie bond was thrown up as
nothing of value could be found.
The existence of ore in the locality
where it was found was not suspected
until a few days ago when Kerlin found
some heavy lead float which he followed
up with the fortunate result of a rich
discovery. Curious as it may seem, the
top of the ledge was shot off and ore
blown out by the graders on the Ivanhoe trail, but the incident was not
noticed at the time. The Mascot adjoins the Hope and the discovery was
made so close to the side line that it
will be necessary to survey to show
which claim the outcrop is in, but the
dip of the ledge carries it into the Mascot ground.
Kerlin has sent for his partner, who
is developing some copper claims of his
in the Kettle River country. When
Waddel arrives the probabilities are
that some extensive development will
be undertaken.
Brinsley Walton is deputy returning
officer for McGuigan and Angus J.
Macdonald for Whitewater. T. J.
Barron will have command of the polling booth in Sandon. Crawford's hall
will be the scene of hostilities.
Those 483 names which candidate
Fletcher and his conservative friends
tried to have struck off the Nelson list
have been restored by the superior
court. This makes it an easy thing for
John Houston.
There will be over 230   votes  polled
in Sandon today.    At  the  last election
there were 80 votes  for   Retallack and
Xi for   Green.      "Bob"  will   get    158
.   votes in Sandon today.
There are 2082 names on the voters'
list for the Slocan riding. Of these
between 500 and 600 are absent from
the district or dead. Of the remaining
1400 almost every one will vote. The
vote will be the largest ever polled in
the Slocan, and the largest percentage
of live votes ever polled in a B. C. electoral division.
Joe Martin's campaign program included having a speaker last night in
every town in the Province in which he
has a candidate running. Joe is at
least a hot politician.
A good 5 room house and furniture.
House 14 x 22. Two Storys and Basement. Well furnished. Will sell at a
bargain.    Knquire of
VV. W.  Warner.
One 2>_ H. P. Gasoline Engine,
complete, made by the Fairbanks-
Morris Co.
One No. 2 Buffalo Blower.
One No. *, Buffalo Blower,
One Pelton Water Wheel, 600 feet
of 5-inch Air Pipe, 500 feet 4-inch Air
Pipe, and a lot of other mining tools,
hammers, etc., etc. All nearly new
and in good condition. Knquire of
W. W. Warner,
Sandon, B. C.
Delivered on Cars at
Kaslo in Carload Lots.
Ten Dollars a Ton. Samples can be seen at J.
M. Harris' Office.
That Wears
1847 Rogers Bros
Spoons, Forks and Knives
Are the Best.
We   are    Prepared    to    Give    Specia
Rates to Hotels, Etc.
We have These  Goods   in   Stock   and
You Can be Supplied
at Once.
Jetceler and Optician.
The New Clifton
Will be open on or about June 15th, It
will be a Modern and Commodious Hote
n every Particular. All the old Patrons
are Invited to extend to the new House a
Share of their Patronage and to remember
their old friend The proprietor,
John Buckley.
We have placed a stock of
Millinery in the Lane resi'
dence on Cody Ave. where
we will carry on business un'
til a more suitable location
can be secured.
Will Receive Our
Careful Attention.
Misses A. & M. HcKinnon
We   Have   Re-Opened   in   Our   New-
Store on Railway Avenue.
A Full New,   Selected  Stock
of Groceries, Canned
Goods, Fresh
and Green Groceries
Received at  the   New Stand.
We are   Ready   to   Fill   any   Order in
The Bakery Line.
Furnished Rooms   to Rent Up Stairs.
Importer  and Dealer In
Fine Groceries,
Suitable for
Families, Hotels and Mines,
H. BYERS & Co.
Mine and
We Carry a Well-Selected Stock of
Shelf Hardware.
Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Trail, Greenwooi
W . vl.  Armstrong & Co.
We are Doing Business in
a Tent Located on Reco
Avenue. Leave an Order
Early as all Orders Will
be filled in their turn.
First Come   First Served.
K. H. Trueman* Cos.
!�����-.. vie*1
THK   FiLBERT   CIGAR|truemansviewsfors*!
In a Small Shack But   Ready
Iodoa Large Bushes*.
of the Sandon
Win.  I'arliaiii
Sandon, ll. C.
��� Mill   aa       - I-
��� pire for ����'�� |
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