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Book 6
* yrdon, gulp 5, 1902
Chapter 41
Zocal Brtract.
John A. Craig of Aylwin is spending
|i holiday in town.
Miners are scarce in town, with
Several jobs offering.
Every license in the city will be renewed on the 15th of July.
F. C. Sewell has decided to make his
permanent headquarters at Vancouver.
Thc Slocan celebration of Dominion
lay was a successful and interesting
A daughter was born in New Denver
1  Mr.  and   Mrs. George  Ransom on
Saturday List
Holt, formerly of the Athabasca, has
ikon Manager OiPs place in charge of
lie Enterprise mill.
Three Forks is prospecting for glory
in the football Held. They play rugby
jn the strenuous plan.
Carl Westin went out to Sproules on
,'ednesday to make a fortune there
L'veloping a few mines
I a> ore has been struck in the 1000-
aot level   on   the   Ymir   and   all the
Itamps will be started al once.
Slocan City is negotiating with Chew
brothers to move their saw mill from
lie head to the fool of Slocan lake.
.\ site has been chosen for the Kaslo
ispital. It is on the hill close .to
lenry Giegerich's palatial residence.
J.   E.   Lovering,   principal   of  the
|andon   public school,   went east on
londay    lo   spend    the   holidays   in
Colin Campbell, assayer at the Enterprise, was married at   Nelson Saturday
Miss Bessie Robinson, of Cleclhorp,
Jack   Loftus,   the   Kaslo  man   who
("ied to commit suicide,  was sentenced
two   years   in  the  penitentiary by
idge Fori 11.
Charles L. Culve and wife have
loved to the Rambler and will live in
le higher altitudes during the summer months.
Pauline Johnson, the famous Indian
petess, is trying lo arrange a date in
fcndon. She entertains in Kaslo on
fie 28th instant.
J. Peck MacSwain, the fastest type-
fetter that ever came over the pike, is
jisitiiig in town. He is undecided how
[ng he will stay.
John Bough and Charles C. French
Ire locating gold mines on Summit
|reek,   near   Creston.    They  are also
'ing what they can to encourage
Dreign capital. '
Construction has been discontinued
In the Marysville smelter. A disagreement has broken out among the share-
folders and the Slocan thus has one
fiance less of a lead refinery.
James Baker of Slocan City has taken
he field as organizer for the Western
^deration. He will cover the whole
erritory between Ontario and the
pacific coast. At present he is dis-
ribuling $3000 granted by the Feder-
'tion to relieve distress in Fernie.
The Wonderful now has the besl
showing in the history of the property.
The ore shoot in the lower level assays
264 ounces silver and 62 per cent lead,
giving assay returns of $172 to the ton.
Clara Mathes1 date has been changed
to Wednesday next, July 9, when she
and her company play Nell Gwynn in
the auditorium. They carry fourteen
actors and actresses who know how to
The Orangemen's excursion to Nelson
on the 12th of July will be largely attended. The Aggregation of Freaks is
making arrangements to go along and
play ball with the Nelson twirlers on
that date.
Charlie Kapps has returned to Kaslo
from Chicago where he has been attending a brewing school. It is his intention .to start a modern hrewery al
some central point in the Kootenay and
capture the trade of the Interior.
Railroading on the Arrowhead &
Kootenay division is temporarily suspended. The engine is upside down in
a mud hole, and as it will not haul any
trains that way the new road will be
tied up until another locomotive arrives
on the scene.
Marietta LaDell's entertainment did
not attract a very large audience on
Monday evening. The girls were a
little out of luck as Teresa Flanigan,
the soprano, had lo produce her own
music, and Marietta's voice had mel
with some coast showers, but they did
the best they could and produced a
pretty good show, nevertheless.
There was no meeting of the city
council during June. A meeting will
be held on Monday next, July 7th, at
which important business will come up.
Arrangements will also be made for the
election of new aldermen lo take the
place of Messrs Duffy and Stein, who
have left town, and Robert Jalland,
who intends leaving in the near future.
Unpaid taxes for the year 1900 are
two years overdue on July 15 and the
city may then recover by tax sale the
amount due it for that year. This,
with the license receipts, will put the
city even to date and on a cash basis.
When that occurs the municipal
finances will be strait for the first time
in the history of the town.
Sheriff Tuck will sell under judgment
on July 14, in front of the Nelson court
house, one-half of the Mountain Chief
No. 3, one-half of Florence L, one-
fourth of Sarnia, nine-forty-eights of
Blackburn mineral claims. This is lhe
lasl act in the famous case of O.J.
Marino against G. Alexander, Florence
L. Mclnnes and Alex. Sproat, which
was won by Marino.
Ore Shipments.
The ore shipments  from  Sandon for
the month of June were:
Slocan Star 371 tons
Payne 263 tons
American Boy 154 tons
Ruth  40 tons
Reco  20 tons
Minnesota Silver Co...  20 tons
The Whitewater mine shipped 279^2
during the month.
Oil Concentration
struction of a large refinery by the
Trail people, and it is understood that
plans are being prepared for a plant
which will turn out fifty or sixty tons
of pig lead daily.
A company which has acquired the
Canadian rights of the Elmore oil process of concentration is being formed
in London to build and operate concentrators at Rossland to handle the
low grade ore of that camp on a
royally. The process is based on the
discovery that certain heavy oils, if
brought into contact with pulverized ore
and water, will take up the metallic
constituents, leaving the rocky residue
to pass away with the water. For
some time past samples of ore from
different Canadian mines have been
tested in London by this process with
apparently entirely satisfactory results.
Should this process of ore concentration prove as satisfactory as it is
anticipated in the prospectus it will
practically revolutionize the mining industry in some oi the most important
mining camps in Canada. In the
Rossland and Boundary districts of
British Columbia alone there are enormous bodies of low-grade ore which if
they can be concentrated in the ratio
of say ten to one, would pay very
handsome profits, whereas at present,
as water concentration has proven satisfactory, only the high-grade ores in the
Rossland camp can be profitably
The |��-ospectus states that a plant of
four units, capable of treating 100 tons
a day, costs about ��2200, the crude
petraleum, of which little is lost, is extremely cheap, and the 'directors state
that the royalty on only 30 units would
be sufficient to pay dividends on the
capitalization, which is ��150,000. If
the performance should equal promise
there is no doubt thai the Le Roi com
pany alone would find it profitable to
keep 20 units of plant in continuous
operation, which would treat 500 tons
a day, so that the estimate of 30 units
should be easily exceeded in the Rossland camp alone,
Vrail nefinerp Ships pig
Trail Creek News.
A consignment of pig lead was made
to Winnipeg Saturday last by the Trail
smelter, and shipments of pig lead will
be continued regularly to eastern
Canada. This is the first pig lead
which has been produced on a commercial scale by electricity, and it is
believed that this process in which
electricity is used in place of fire
methods, will as completely replace the
old fire methods in lead refining as has
been the case in copper refining. The
success of this plant  insures  the  con-
Mining ffloat.
Silver, 52^
Lead, ��11, 3s, gd.
Slocan ore shipments have passed
the 15,000 ton mark for this year.
The Enterprise on Ten Mile put on a
few more men on the first of the month.
The ore shipments from Sandon for
June are the heaviest for several months.
The Rambler-Cariboo is building an
ore house at McGuigan. James V.
Martin has the contract.
Charlie Chapman took six men up to
the R. E. Lee Tuesday to work on a
lease which he has on that property.
The Last Chance and the Noble Five
apex case is up in the Victoria court
and is meeting with the usual delays
which attend important litigation in
this province.
Zast Chance Birectors
Dr. Hendryx, Biggerstaff Wilson and
J. H. Stimson, directors and owners of
the Last Chance, are expected in next
week to attend the annual meeting of
the company, which takes place on the
15th of July. They will probably spend
a couple of weeks in town and at the
property and will formulate plans for
the summer's operations. No men
have yet been put on at the mine, but
it is expected that a force will be employed immediately after the meeting
and work commenced both on the Last
Chance and thc Galena ledge.
Jnterested in Zinc Zead Ore
Office  of J.   P. Cather,  1416 Otis
Street, Real Estate and Broker,
Mineral Lands a Specialty.
Philadelphia, June 28, 1902.
Editor Sandon Paystreak:
Sir: Being interested in an article
published by you some time ago in regard to zinc and lead ore would be glad
if you would give me the n,apie of the
proper party to write to. J ,fi: interested in both of these article m might
be able to separate the zlty. |ggm the
lead. o  -     .'
Your article speaks of a /smelter
being built in Kaslo where there is
quite an ore body going to;(waste.
If you can give me any data that will
help me to get samples of the ��.inc ore I
will appreciate it.
Hoping to hear from yo��i, I. am, very
truly yours, '
J. It* Gather.
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'! the papstreak, Sandon, B, C. JnlP 5
Zhe Universal Ibabit.
1 saw her go shopping in stylish attire;
And she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
Her walk was as free as a springy
steel wire,
And   many  a   rubberneck   turned   to
As she felt
Of her belt
Al the back.
She  wondered  if all the contraptions
were there
Were fastened just right���'twas an unceasing care,
So she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
1 saw her at church - as she entered her
And she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
She had on a skirt   that was rustly and
And didn't quite know what the fast'n-
ing might do,
So she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
She   fidgeted   'round   while   the   first
prayer was said,
She fumbled about while the first hymn
was read���
O she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
Willie had two aces  himself.    He had
them cold ever since the  game commenced.
The  man  silently folded his ten and
stole away.
It was all there was left to steal. OK
Out on tho   cold  still prairie  Willie   v^j
drew  forth  a  pack of "sure winner" \ <$&
playing  cards he had   hot thru  an advertisement in a pink paper.
He struck a match, lighted the cards
and laid them on the ground.
Thc boy stood on the  burning deck.
" Every cloud has a silver lining."
But never in paying quantities.
"Are you the defendant?" asked a
man in the court-room, speaking to an
old negro.
"No, boss, was the reply. "I ain't
done nothing to be called names like
that. I'se got a lawyer here who does
the defensing."
"Then who are you ? "
"I'se the gentleman what stole the
"Put not your trust in riches," said
the clerical-looking man in a rusty coat.
"1 don't," replied the prosperous-
looking individual, "I put my riches in
tnnnnnr nnmnf ornnHnmr
A Table that is Replete with the
Choicest Seasonable Viands.
Rooms: Large, Airy and
Special At tent inn to
the Mining   Trade.
Nightmares are now things of the
past. They have been run down by
the night automobile.
lfvou are tired of Restaurant fare,
try the Denver hotel.
Clara Mathes fj
Company (1
Jack told  her one  night that he loved
her like mad ;
And she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
She  didn't look sorry, she didn't look
Just looked  like she thot,.  "Well, that
wasn't so bad.*'.
OfherbeiV 1 Consisting of Fourteen Dra-
At the back.
But���well, I don't  think  'twas a great
deal of harm,
For what should the maiden have found
but an arm,
When she felt
Of her belt
At the back.
Contractors and Builders.
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Coast
Flooring and Joint Finishing: Lumber
Moulding, Etc.
Sash and Door on  Hand to Order,
Factory on Main Street
The Newmarket H
mied^B tale of night.
The golden gleams of a new day
shot athwart the azure son.
He was the son of a cattle man. He
had stayed in the game all thru the
dewy eve.
He had killed a cowboy the week
before. The veal was sold in the market-place.    Then he killed the cow.
When he entered the gates of the
city he had money to burn. But
William did not burn bills.
He met a man with a wad who
taught him to play John pots for live
dollars a side.
In the early morn the man with the
wad took the 197th pot with three aces.
matic Stais toill play the
Great Comedy Drama
Nell Gtoynn,
In the Auditorium.
Five thousand dollars worth of scenery and electrical effects. Elegant
costumes and staging. A greater show
never visited your city.
One Night Only.
Wednesday, July 9th.
The only up40/date Summer
Resort in the Slocan. ��% ��% ^
Henry Stey;e
Tickets 50c. and 75c.
Seats on Sale at Donaldson's
Tbalcpon Ibot Springs
the Summer 'Resort of the
>*fp/*HK medical waters of Halcyon
,?lf& arc l'ie n1(Jst curative in the
world. A perfect, natural remedy for
all Nervous and Muscular diseases,
Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments,
and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure
for "That Tired Feeling." Special
rates on all boats and trains. Two
mails arrive and depart every Day.
Telegraph communication with all
parts of the world.
Halcyon Hot Springs,
Arrow Lake, B. C
The Denver.
Victor Kleinschmidt, Prop.
Rooms  Large,   Neat,  Clean,
Airy and Comfortable.
Dining Room Service Unsurpassed.
Every Effort Made to Provide
Comfort for the Guests.
Cody Avenue
���   ��� the papstreak, Sandon, B, C. Julp 5
U Judicial Spstem Which
Encourages Zasiness
and Corruption.
.Many superficial persons will agree
with Judge Jenkins,of the United States
circuit court, who, in an address at
Chicago thc olher day, condemned the
ostein of elective judges prevailing in
the states as (ending "to weaken the
character of the bench, to lower its
dignity, to lessen its hold upon that respect which is so essential to the due
administration ofthe law, and to place
.'inptations about the position to which
it should not be subjected." "Judges,"
said the speaker, "should be appointed
bv the governor, and should hold office
during good  behavior or  until a speci-
! tied  age ;"   they   should   have   good
[salaries, and when retired should be
pensioned, so "that the closing years of
a  just  judge   be  passed   in   dignified
lease." This, said the lecturer, would
make judges more independent, which
it is hard for them   to be while they are
[dependent   on   the  public for  continu-
(ance in their places.
These  and   other   arguments  for  a
[permanent bench are  farmiliar  to the
reading   public,   and  will  some  time
[probably   prevail  over the  strong   pre-
[disposition  of the  people to  keep  the
���control  of the judiciary  in   their  own
lliands.    They generally emanate   from
highly   respectable    and    respected
source, as in the present  case, and are
swallowed without mueh consideration,
is if there  were not a  word  to be said
|>n the  other  side.    When  the system
khall have been adopted, and we follow
lhe example of the rest of the  world in
Surrendering to the   executive   the control of the courts and make  the judges
(removable, we shall then shortly discover  the  faults  of the  other  system,
hid   soon   realize that   they are   as numerous  and as  grave  as those   oi' the
A'stem we abandoned.
Under the present system, the people
[ways have it in their power to remove
obnoxious judge ; under  the  other
Istem   the most   tyranical   magistrate
mid hold his  place in  spite of them,
present   the judge  in  our  courts,
Snowing that he must go to the people
rithin  a few  years, is always  alert to
lo his work  thoroly and  promptly and
Satisfactorily,   lest  he  may   he   ousted
om   his  place  at   the  next   election,
his is  deplored   by   the  advocates  of
[removable judges,  as a  loss of inde-
'iidence.    A just and  merciful  judge
leed   never  fear  the  people,  a tyrant
Should not be independent of the judgment of his masters.
A slight   experience  with  the courts
Snd  other  permanent officers of other
lountries   would  enlighten opinion  on
lie  subject.    They  are  by   no means
fppointed   on   the   sole   condition    of
lerit, but by means of persistant solici-
ition, parly considerations and power-
friends.    Once seated  in their com-
[rtable  chairs,   they  often look  upon
Bre you ffllell Bressed ?
Jf Mot, Bre $)ou Milling to be 7
Cameron thc Tailor makes a business of turning out
olothes which are stylish and up-to-date in every particular. His goods are worth the money and thc workmanship is guaranteed. Keep these facts in mind when
you want a new suit for the summer. It does not cost
any more to have your clothes cut by an artistic cutter
and put together by first-class workmen.
���}. 7A. & S). Cameron,
Merchant Gaiters,
TAeco Mve., Sandon
Neat, Clean and Comfortable Rooms. Wines, Liquors and Cigars, the
Accomodations Unexcelled. Best that Money can Buy.
First Class Dining Room Seroice.
American and European Plan.
their places as sinecures, and doze thru
the rest gf their lives, lazy and inefficient. They don't have to hustle ; they
hold on for life. Experience on the
bench only makes them stupider year
after year. They hold cases in their
hands until the litigants are worn out
waiting, and sometimes all the parties
die before a judgment is rendered.
There is no authority on earth which
can make them work.
With our judges it is very different.
Those who are competent and worthy
have no difficulty in remaining as long
as they please upon the bench. As a
rule, however, our best lawyers regard
a term on the bench as only an episode
in their practice of law, and both bar
and bench are all the belter for frequent
interchanges in their personnel. Experience rarely improves a judge. Indeed, it too often hardens his heart, if
it does not also stupefy his mind, for
the certainity of his position and his
income removes all necessity and inducement for hard study. Minds fresh
from active practice and active life are
constantly coming to our elective
benches and preserving them from
Our state judges will compare favorably with any courts of a similar jurisdiction in the world. They may not
have so much dignity as some, but they
have as much common sense, as keen it
perception of justice and right, and as
good a knowledge of the law. Above
all they always remain on the same
level as the people, and rarely lose that
sympathy with the common people
without which a judge often becomes a
Repairing is our Speciality
But we also
carrp a fine
line of (Bentle
mens Shoes
est stples.
Miners boots made on demand.
Will stand more wear than anp two
pair of factorp make.   Made to fit the feet.
Louis Hupperten Main Street
New York Bretory
Torogood & Bruder, Proprietors.
Brewers of Fine Lager Beer
Special attention given to our rapidly increasing
bottle trade. Give it a trial. Both of us will
make by it. We a little. You much. Let us
hear from you. Telephone, 24, Denver and
Silverton.    Worden   Bros.,  agents, Slocan  City
British Columbia the papstreak, Sandon, B, C. Julp 5
The Paystreak.
Published Every Saturday in the heart of the Richest White
Metal Camp on Earth.
Operated in the interests of the Editor,
of their awful  struggle  to get an exclusion bill passed.
Subscription   -   -   -   -    $2.00 a year
Strictly in advance.
Specimens Shipped on Suspicion.
William MacAdams,    -   Publisher and Proprietor.
If the Nelson and Trail smelters
had never been built British Columbia
would have been better off. These
smelters are not capeable of handling
the trade at the right price and only
serve to keep others out who could.
SANDON, JULY 5, 1902.
"Beware of he who doth protest
too much" or checks free speech with
an action for contempt.
Newspapers are just now discovering that Thunder Mountain is a
fake.    Wise men knew it long ago.
When you hit the bull's eye the
bell rings. Catch onto how quick
those purity judges recognized that
they were hit.
The name ofthe king's malady has
been changed from perityphlitis to
appendicitis. This should give him a
better chance.
In this day and generation newspapers are paid for suppressing the
truth and made rich for telling a lie.
Honesty in journalism is dangerous
and unprofitable.
The Progressive Party has organized in Victoria. The leaders had
better keep an eye open for E. P.
Davis and his family compact or they
may be rounded up for contempt.
When judges prostitute their
courts to satisfy a political grudge or
personal malice it is time to take the
courts out of such judges hands and
find more competent men.
In order to prove the fact that
they are incorruptible those pure and
honorable judges would put men in
jail for thinking, saying or believing
otherwise. Charles Stewart, a gentleman ot England some three hundred
years ago first introduced this system of
making people respect him, but the
blooming people went and cut his head
off, doncherknow.
The State of Colorado is taking
action to dismember the smelter trust.
This action is based on an unsound
economic theory. To bust a trust is
to lose it, and the country is that much
out. What Colorado should do is to
take the trust over and count all the
people in on it. Make the state control the trust instead of the trust controlling the state.
��� ' ���      " ��� ~"
Victoria celebrated the 26th of
June by holding a mock coronation at
which they went thru all the motions
ofthe real thing, just as it should have
been pulled off in London. Imagine
what a yammering, jibbering lot of
idiotic slobs those Victoria blokes must
be, to put an imitation crown of artificial jewels on a dummy king and call
that loyalty. Dear God, but save the
flag from the maudlin touch of such
inordinate patriots as these.
British Columbia is paying very
dearly for her terrible folly in permitting the Crow's Nest coal lands to slip
from her grasp. Following the explosion which killed 140 men comes a
miners' strike which will close down
every smelter in Kootenay and the
Boundary. This is the price of corporate greed. These coal lands should
never have been alienated from the
Crown. They should have been retained by the people and operated as a
public industry. Then the miners
would get good wages and the smelters
would get coke at cost. There would
be no explosions and   no strikes.
Attorney General Eberts and
Jim Dunsmuir will make a hot team at
the Colonial conference to urge the importance of Mongolian exclusion. We
imagine we see Jim weeping tears of
agony because the heartless premiers
of Australia and New Zealand will'not
listen to Mr. Eberts relating  the story
The Trail smelter is now producing pig lead on a commercial basis.
The Winnipeg quotation, according to
last week's Commercial, is $6 a hundred. The Slocan mine owner still gets
$1.43. Who is getting that $5 a ton
bonus ? Certainly not the mine owner.
Will any one of that large concourse of
long-headed business men who rushed
off to Ottawa to secure this bonus for
the C. P. R. please step forward and
explain how the bonus is benefitting
the mine owner?
It floes not benefit him now and
never will. This is, what The Paystreak claimed 18 months ago. Time
has proved that The Paystreak had a
pretty firm clutch on the truth ofthe
The Nelson   Board   of Trade is   I
still   hammering   away   at   that lead
tariff.    It wants a 25 per cent duty on
lead products, for the   benefit  of the
mine owner.    The Trail smelter is now-
selling pig   lead in   Winnipeg at $6al
hundred, but the mine owner still gets
only  I1.43.    If   a 25   per   cent duty   |
were placed on lead, the price in Win.
nipeg would jump up to $7.50 a hund-
red.    By thus   raising the   price the
market  would   be   contracted but the
mine owner would get  no more for his
ore.    The tariff would  be taken up by
the smelter, in just  the   same  way as
the bonus has been absorbed.    This is
a self-evident proposition and we challenge any member of the Nelson Board
of Trade or any   other board o{ trade
to refute it.    If these   board of trade
freaks would use  their common sense
instead of boosting any old  game that
Campbell and   Aldrich   may   spring,
they might do something for the country-	
Judges are appointed  by the people to hold a position of   public trust;
their salaries   are paid   by the   people
and they are expected to  attend studiously to the duties  which  the people
appoint and   pay them   to attend  to.
Nevertheless,   when  a judge is once
appointed he   immediately   becomes a
sort of supreme being, immaculate and
incorruptible.    To say anything differ-
ene is a crime.    Arrogance  is termed
4'the dignity of the court" and  when a
judge  gets   too   drunk   to put in his
regular shift on the  bench   the papers
report that he is sick.    If a newspaper
tells the plain   unvarnished  truth the
editor is jacked   up   for   contempt of
court.    If he   proves  it the court gets
hostile and soaks him   stronger.   But
in the end truth  and justice  will prevail and   the   corrupt  and   debauched
judges will be   fired   from   thc bench
and the lawyers who  lend  themselves
to corruption and buy drinks tor judges
will lose   their   places   at   the bar of
justice, altho they may retain  a place
at the bar of some saloon or behind the
bars of the   common  gaol.      In  the
mix-up a few local parties may get the
worst of it, but   we  can't   help that;
they should have had better judgment
than to get themselves  tangled   up m
such a jackpot.    They have monkeyed
with a   boomerang and   will   get itin
the neck.    Keep your eye on the gun
and watch   our   smoke.    Unless the
judiciary is too cowardly to hear evidence against itself, there will he some
interesting developments.    It is shows
the white  feather of cowardice, watch
for an impeachment that  will  stir the
whole outfit to the bottom���even it the
bottom is too putrid to go to.
/ 1 *
the Papstreak, Sandon, B, C. Julp 5
The Nelson Daily News says it is
a Bellamy dream to suppose that the
American smelter trust could cut the
present B. C. lead smelting rate in
two. Let the News man pay attention
for a moment.
Smelting costs the Slocan mine
owner as follows : Freight and treatment, $15 ; Shipment to London, $1
a hundred ; zinc penalty, 50 cents a
unit for all over 8 per cent; moisture,
10 per cent off lead and 5 per cent off
silver. Over and above this the smelter holds out 10 per cent for 90 days to
protect itself against fluctuation, besides which customs clearances and in
some cases brokerage fees are charged,
and the mine invariably pays the return freight on the sacks.
Take an average sample of Slocan
ore, for instance, carrying 50 per cent
lead, 15 percent zinc and 120 ounces
of silver. The first charge against this
ore would be $15 for freight and treatment ; the next, $10 shipment charge
on the 1000 pounds of lead contained ;
then $3.50 for zinc penalty, then 10
per cent off the value of the 1000
pounds of lead, deducted for moisture.
Lead at ;��u, 5s, returns $1.43 to the
mine owner, so that the deduction
would be just $1.43. The silver deduction of 5 per cent on 120 ounces,
silver at 52^4 cents, would amount to
$3.15 cents. Over and above all these
there is the fluctuation  charge, but as
that is merely a loss of interest for 90
days we will no* calculate it in this
case. We will also leave out the return freight on the sacks and as there
are no customs clearances to get ore to
a Canadian smelter we will cut that
out also. Add all these charges together and we find that the ore h;.s
been taxed $3 ,.08.
The ore itself in this instance is
worth $59.85 for 95 per cent of the
silver and $12.87 f��r lead (altho the
smelters pay for only c,o percent of the
lead contents, they charge shipment
on 100 per cent) a total value of
$72.72. It will be seen, therefore,
that the smelters and railroads just
about cut the value in two and give
the mine owner back half of what
he produces. In many cases he does
not get half, nor anything like it, but
we are considering an average instance.
Now, the News man says that we
are wandering in dreamland when we
say that this $33.08 rate can be cut in
two. Far from it. It is the News
man that is in a trance. When Slocan
ore is shipped to Fverett the Everett
smelter gets $6.50 a ton and the moisture deductions for treating it. When
the ore is shipped to San Francisco
the Selby smelter gets $5.50 and deductions. As a matter of fact it is the
rapacity ofthe Canadian Pacific Railway that is throttling the lead camps.
The $1   a   hundred   for shipment is a
strait, cold-blooded piece of grand
larceny by that corporation. The
American smelter trust does not stand
for anything of the kind in. United
States and there is no reason to suppose it would do so in Canada. The
trust wants tonnage, and if it enters
the Canadian market, will do so on a
large scale.
Now, we submit it as a self-evident
proposition that if the Everett and
San Francisco smelters can treat this
ore for $6.50 and $5.50, the American
smelter trust could do it on Kootenay
lake, where coke and power are much
cheaper and a $5 bonus is given, for a
lower price than that. We do not
ciaim that it would be done, but we
claim that it could. The trust could
shut up Nelson and Trail tighter than
a pat full, and still have a  big   profit.
There is no valid reason why
Slocan ore should not be treated on
Kootenay lake at $10 a ton for freight
and treatment.
We have heard this "Bellamy
dream" and "Utopian idea" retort for
a long time, but we have never yet discovered where any proof went with it.
We claim that the Slocan mine owner
is charged not twice but three times as
much for having his ore smelted as the
service is worth. If there is any proot
to the contrary we want to see it.
What the country wants on this important   question is   light.
The Pioneer and Leading Tailoring
Esta lishment of the Slocan.
Always Carries a Complete Stock of
Imported Suitings and PantingS
Material,  Fit and Workmanship
Fully Guaranteed
No Flies on You.
If you iise our Screen Doors,
Screen Windows, Wire Cloth
and other devices for protection agaiust flies.
Lice in Comfort
If he is Decked in Shoddy, Sweat Shop Goods
Assay His Character and You will Find Him a
Shoddy Man.    If he has the Lael on His Garments
He is Sterling.    So are the Garments.
Stores at Sandon and Slocan dtp.
B ffull Zine of Furnishings Carried at Both Stores.
During the summer months.
Our stock of Fly Arresters is
H. By ers & Co.
Fresh Lettuce and Strawberries at
1 the papstreak, Sandon, B, C. Jnlp 5
Prices Cut and Slashed in a Ter*
rible Manner.
For the next Thirty Days we will give you cloth
ing and underwear at Bedrock Prices. We have no
Respect for Cost or Value.
We Wed the SRonep.
Come in and Stock yourself up with Socks,
Shirts, Underwear and Ready Made Clothing. This
is a Genuine Clearing Sale for Financial Purposes.
Take a look at the Bargains in our window.
Here is a Sample of our Prices.
Socks, three pair for 50 cents.   ���
Best American Overall 85 cts.
Hip   Rubber   Boots,    leather
soled and nailed, $7.50.
California Flannel Underwear
$2.00 per suit.
Rubber Coats, $3.00 per coat.
Good Working Shirts 50 cts. each
Underwear, all wool, $1.25 a suit
Best Stetson Mats S5.00
Working Gloves, American Calf,
25 cents per pair.
Fancy Stripped Balbriggan  In-
derwear, $1.00 per suit.
I^innen Towels 25 cents per do/en
Miners Shoes $1, $2 and SI*
H)ou will never have Mnotfyev Oppottunitp
tn  Ha
;'�� the papstreak, Sandon, B, C. Julp 5
\jb this  a Boquet or a
noast ?
Nelson Economist.
For some months back the Sandon
Paystreak has been having a whole lot
of fun with everybody and everything.
To read the Paystreak, one would imagine that the editor was a bad man,
with an insatiable thirst for gore and a
sublime contempt for the established
rules by which society is governed. So |
firmly has this belief taken root that
visitors to Sandon have been known to
take the back alleys in the hope that
they would avoid a meeting, and
necessarily a bloody conflict, with Bill
MacAdams the Mountain Outlaw. Bill
took a crack at crowns, hurled deHance.
at parliament, danced a hornpipe within
the solemn circle of the holy church,
and to wind up all started in to carve
squares from the spotless ermine of the
judiciary. And here is where Billy
MacAdams ran up against a snag, and
now he is summoned to appear before
the Full Court to answer a Charge of
contempt of court, arising oul of statement made in the Paystreak that J. F.
Clark of Rossland was unable to get
his case for a commission against J.
Frank Collom, for the sale of the
Arlington mines, before the courts,
owing to Collom's pull. This is where
Hilly MacAdams made his mistake. In
imputing dishonesty or favoritism to the
bench he transgressed the bounds of
| privileged criticism. However, that is
not the point. What we want to say
is that so far from being the lawless
character his writings in the Paystreak
would seem to indicate, Billy MacAdams
is a mild-tempered young i.ian, oi
generous impulses, and would not
maliciously inflict an injury on anyone.
Therefore, we see no good reason why
the citizens of Victoria should put
double locks on their doors in anticipation of the Sandon editor's enforced
visit lo the capital next Wednesday.
With Cliffe's Tkind Regards
[the editor of the mining
review   expresses
Sandon Mining Review.
MacAdams is at length getting him-
[self into the bull ring. He is summoned to appear bofore the Full Court
of judges at Victoria for contempt, in
intimating that to get justice in this
country one has to he able to buy the
ji'dges. He would now get sympathy
if he would only set lo work and prove
his accusations iu (either one of two
ways, by showing that it is Collum's
money lhat influenced the judges in
deterring judgment in the Collum-
Clarke case, or by using cash to influence the decision in his own case. If
he can show any one of the judges has
been, or can be, influenced by money
payments, he can at once secure the
dismissal of that judge in disgrace.
It remains for the cad and the blackguard, however, to make insinuations
against men in high standing for the
purpose of pleasing the lawless,, anarchistic sentiment, that is already, for
the country's welfare but too widespread
in British Columbia.
The Auditorium
Is the only hall in the city
suited for Theatrical Performances, Concerts, Dances and
other public entertainments.
For   bookings write or wire
Anthony Shilland,
Secretary,  Sandon   Miners'   Union
Sandon, B. G.
Sandon   Bottling
Manufacturers oi
Carbonated Drinks
of all kinds.
Hotel Slocan
Has Passed into New
Hands and will be Con/
ducted in such a Manner
as to Warrant your Pat/
Application for Transfer of Liquor License.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days
from date hereof we, the undersigned, intend
to apply to the License Commissioners of the
city of Sftndon for a transfer to us of the
liquor license formerly held by Westerberg &
Gardner of the Palace Hotel.
Dated at Sandon this 7th day of June l'.HKi.
To William McDonald or any person or
pel sons to whom he may have assigned
his interests in the Florence Mineral Claim,
situated one milo and a quarter from New
Denver, adjoining the Turris Mineral Claim
and registered in the Recorder's office for the
Slocan Mining Division.
You are hereby notified that we, the on.
dersigned,T. W. Fitzgerald and J. A. B'ack,
have caused to be expended one hundred dollars in labor and improvements upon the
above-mentioned mineral claim under the
provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within
ninety days from the date of this notice you
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion
of such expenditure, together with all costs
of advertising, your interest in said claim
will become the property of tlie subscribers
under Section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act
to Amend the Mineral Act, WOO."
Dated at Sandon this a��rd day of May!!��'��-��.
To Arthur MuLen or any person or persons
to whom he may have assigned his interest in
tho Reliance Mineral claim, situated one
mile and a half from Three Forks, adjoining
the Hinkley Mineral claim and recorded in
tho Recorder's office for the Slocan Mining
You are hereby notified that I, John Foster,
have caused to be expended one hundred and
two dollars and fiifty cents in labor and
improvements upon the above mentioned
mineral claim under the provisions of the
Mineral Act, and if within ninety days
from the date of this notice you fail or
refuse to contribute your proportion of sueh
expediture, together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim will become
tho property of the subscribers under section
IV. of an act entitled "An Act to Amend the
Mineral Act, 19Q0."
Dated at Sandon this 19th day of Juno, 1902.
' q  Barber
Gale o   Shop
Is the best Tonsorial   Establishment in the Slocan.
'AV ����V <A>
Balmoral Building Main St.
Sandon Miners'
Subscribers, $i   per   month;    Private
patients, $2  per day, exclusive of
Expense of Physician or Surgeon,
and Drugs.
Open To The Public.
DR. W. E. GOMM,   Attendant Physictan.
J. H. McNEILL, Pres. Hospital Board.
F. L. Christie,
L. L. B.,
I. O. O. F.
Meetings in the Union Hail every Friday
Evening at 7:30. Visiting Brethern coidlally
invited to attend.
Secretary Vice Grand.
M. L.  Grimmett,
L. L. B.,
A. F. & A. M,
Regular Communication held first Thurs
day in each month in Masonic Hall at 8 P. M
Sojourning brethern are cordially invited to
JAMES M. BARTON, Secretary.
Sandon Cartage Co.
Mcpherson & hurley.
Express, Baggage,
and Callage.
Delivery to  all   Parts of the City.
B. C.
E. A. BROWN, M. E.
Underground Surveys
and Examinations, Development and Assessment Work. Surveys
and Estimates made for
Excursion Rates East.
May 26, 30,     June 29,
July 2, 3, 4.
B. C.
T&ossland Grail melson
and intermediate points to
Established 185(5.
Sandon, B. 0.
Notary Public.
Ensuranco and Mining
Mining Stocks bought and sold. General agent for Slocan Properties
Promising  Prospects for  Sale.
Mining  Properties Examined   and   Reports
j    Made.   Will Open up Mining Properties by
jj Contract or Salary.   Twenty Years'
$ 44 50
64 50
89 30
100 00
Corresponding reduction from
all Kootenay points. Usual
diverse routes. Meals and
berth  included  on  C.   P.   R.
lake steamers.
Through booking to Europe via all
Atlantic Li ^es, Prepaid tickets from all
points at lowest rates.
R. B. McOammon.
Agent. Sandon
J. S. Carter B. J. Coyle,
D. P. A. A. G. P. A.,
Nelson, B. C.      Vancouver, B C.
! the papstreak, Sandon, B, C JnlP 5
���To Secure a tariff on Zead
The following* circular letter, which
explains itself, has been issued to the
business men thruout the Kootenay by
the Nelson Board of Trade :
Nelson, B. C, June 25, 1902.
DEAR Sir : Times are dull; business
is not what it ought to be. You most
likely experience this. If not, you at
least see the evidence of it with your
neighbor. Lack of business is due in
very large measure to the depression in
silver-lead mining. We tell you why
lower down. Will you assist in removing the cause ? You can help the
good work in the following manner:
Write a letter lo each of the wholesale houses you deal with in eastern
Canada and at the coast. Tell them
that if the lead industry were flourishing you could hope to double or treble
your orders. Use the following information as a basis for your letter, expressing it in your own way, and ask
them to use their influence with their
representatives in the Dominion house
to obtain a satisfactory measure of protection to the lead industry. We think
this of the utmost importance.
Please note therefore :
(1.) That the smelter trust in the
United States has practically refused to
buv Canadian lead and thus has restricted our output.
(2.) The eastern Canadian market is
supplied almost entirely with lead imported from Germany and Great Britain.
Only a very little of Kootenay lead is
comprised in their whole year's
purchases.    ���
(3.) The duty on these importations
is very small, and does not represent
enough to ennhle our western producers���where labor is high-priced and
living expensive���to capture thc
(4.) The bounty given by the Dominion government of $5 per ton to encourage lead refining is practically useless without the imposition of a tariff
as indicated.
We therefore ask : A dutv of 25 per
cent oh importations of pig lead, and
enough on lend products to induce their
manufacture in Canada. The existing
duty on pig lead from Great Britain is
10 per cent and practically nil on lead
This would mean an immediate
market of 20,000 tons of Kootenay pig
and refined lead at a reasonable profit ;
the surplus would find its outlet as at
present on the markets of thc world.
Costs to the Canadian consumer
would not be increased, as in many
instances ihe lead bought in the east
has been shipped from the Kootenay
district to Great Britain or Germany,
manufactured there, and then re-sold to
this country.
Such is merely an outline of the
facts. Should you require figures in
support, the secretary of the Nelson
Board of Trade will have pleasure in
supplying them.
We leave il to your loyalty to adopt
the suggestion we have made. This is
no mere local matter, but one of great
interest to the whole of British" Columbia, and also to Manitoba and the
Northwest, as the Kootenay is the
natural market for their produce. We
can all help. Will you do what you
can ?    Yours faithfully,
F. M. Black,        ~\
Robt. Robertson,     ,,
W.A.Macoonald, M��n!,,,,,k,e
Bruce White,
If you want
Groceries of
the best quality
that the market
affords send in
your orders to
Get on tf)e $nside of an Zlp*to*6&t(
Summer Suit
It does not cost any more to wear good clothes
than poor ones. The only difference is where
you do your purchasing.
Mc ate Might IZheve with the <3ooto
all the Gime.
If there is anything you want in the Ready-
Made Clothing line, Hats, Neckties or Shoes
you can find it on our shelves.
If you   want  a   good,   well   cooked
meal, try the Denver hotel.
Eat Fruit
That is the best way to
retain your health. All
medical authorities agree
that the people who eat
most fruit and vegetables
are the most healthy.
There is no reason why you
should not do so as
The Union
Bakery and Grocery
Receives daily shipments
from Okanagan and Walla
Walla. A Fresh supply
always on hand.
The only Indo-Ceylon
Tea on the market having
two qualities combined.
Try one pound and be convinced.
*    1:
%he 1buntev*1kendrick Co., Zimitcd
p. fflurns & Co,
Tbead ��ffice,
TAeco Bvenue,
Bealers 3n
of all
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