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Vol. I,   No. 7
Price Five .Cents
Items of Interest  Round
the World.
The Doings of Conspicuous Persons
Affecting Canadian Interests.
The Newfoundland ood fishing
has proved a failure this year.
British Columbia swept most of
the mineral prizes at the Spokane
John Houston is said to be pres
sing vigorously his olaims for a
A rival to the meat business of
P. Barns & oompany is talked of
by a Boundary firm.
Tbe Granby oompany has reelect
ed its old directorate at the annual
The net profit for the Granby
oompany for its fiscal year just
completed is 1295,463.
On Monday next a meeting will
be held of the Liberals at Viotoria
to elect a leader.
The Fernie recount is to be
beard before Judge Forin of the
county court.
Ex-Senator Alexander died at
Toronto during tbe week, after a
long illness.
The Canadian Associated Press
is being severely criticized in the
Dominion houBe.
The output of the Klondike is
stated to be ¥10,000,000 this year
as against $1,500,000 for laBt year.
The purchase of the Clergue
workB by Vickers.Maxim company
of Great Britain has been confirmed.
Premier MoBride iB dropping
some ten or a dozen civil servants,
effecting a saving of some $20,000
annually. ■
H. B. Gilmour has been eleoted
president of the Vancouver Liberal
Association with C. H. Gibbons as
first vice President.
While grouse shooting ex-mayor
Carthew of Chamberlain, B. C
accidentally killed his eight year
old daughter.
New Westminster is olaiming
the ooast championship in
lacrosse against Vancouver, on account of the latter defaulting.
The Canadian PresB Association
Press states that Lord AlverBtone
iB agreeing with tbe United States
case in the Alaska Boundary dispute.
It iB currently stated that Price
Ellison and John Houston of Okanogan and Nelson respectively, will
fill the vacant portfolios in the
MoBride oabinet.
A British representative of the
Salvation Army is to negotiate
with the Canadian government for
the emigration to this oountry next
spring of 1000 people.
vN   Rain and flood have been doing
muoh damage in England.
English glass blowers have been
deperted from New York.
The Zionist Dowie of Chicago
fame is now going to attaok New
A large  Russian  fleet ia facing
the  Japanese  in   the   south   of
Fianoe is supporting Belgium
against Great Britain on the Congo
An arbitration treaty has been
signed between Frjmce and Great
It is stated that there ia hope cf
an early settlement of the Frenoh
shore question at Newfoundland.
The Atlantic steamers have annulled the oombine aB to passenger
Sir Henry Fowler is speaking
vigorously against Mr. Chamberlain's fiscal policy.
Tbe Marquess of Salisbury has
been admitted to the Balfour cabinet as Lord of the Privy Seal.
The "Blue Funnel" line, (Alfred
Holt) is giving a monthly service
between Liverpool and Vanoouver.
The British Railway Servants
oongress deolares that Chamberlain's polioy should not be adopted
without patient enquiry.
The. Berlin foreign office declares
that there is no secret agreement
between Germany and RuBSia as
against Great Britain with regard
to the condition of Northern China.
An arbitration treaty is in negotiation between France and Italy.
The Macedon insurgents have
suffered severely in reoent encounters with the Turks.
The New York Vanderbilt companies are reducing the number of
men in their oar shops
Senator Green has been arrested
in New York for defrauding his
Several United States clains
against Venezuela have been settled by the United States agent.
The dividend on United States
stock has been reduced from one to
one halt of one per oent.
A railway collision near St.
Louis has been the cause of the
death of three men and the injury
of as many others.
An organized gaol break at the
Utah penitentiary resulted in the
esoape of two prisoners, the death
of one, the wounding of three and
also the injury of two guards.
Slocmn Shipment!.
The total amount of ore shipped
from the Slocan and Slocan City
mining  divisions   for   the    year
1902 was, approximately, 30,000
tons. Since January 1 to Oct. 10,
1903, the shipments haye been as
American Boy  21 687
Antoine  212
Arlington  40
Alberta  3 3
Black Prtnce  17
Bondholder  2
Bosun  070
Bluebird  20 57
Cripple Stick  2 2
Dayton  4
Dolly Varden  20
Enterprise 20 655
Fisher Maiden  280
Hartney  42
Hamilton  4
Highland Light  2
Idaho  60 120
I vanhoe  695
Lucky Jim  103
Mercury  21 62
Monitor  20 660
Meteor  52
Ottawa  ■ 26
Payne  44 1822
Queen Bess  204
Rambler  1448
Reco  153
Republic  70
Ruth  122 539
Rio....  9
Red Fox  119
Slocan Star  21 1995
S'ocan Boy  10
Silver Glance  55
Surprise  5
Vancouver  20
Wonderful.,  23
Totaltons 354 "1,358
Freeh Eastern andOlympia Oye
ten at Thomas Embleton's.
Rossland   and   Boundary
What the Mines Are Doing Over the
District—Rossland   Doing
The interest of tbe week settles
upon the completion of the Elmore
plant, which is now very near.
Within the next few weeks in all
probability some news of a startling character will probably
be made publio as the success
of this plant is only wanting to
determine its adoption by more
than one properly in Rossland
and its vicinity. Good progress is
also being made with the concentrating plant being pat up near
Trail by the War Eagle and Centre
The output of the we?k is normal.
LeRoi  4480    150,809
Centre Si ar  1470      61,672
War Eagle  930       46,209
LeRoi No. 2.  480       16,842
Kootenay  6,298
Velvet  50        4,570
Jumbo  2,123
Giant  714
Wh'te l:_ar  250
Spitzee  60           240
Silica concentrates .... 85
Homestake  80
I.X.L  60
0. K  20
Totals  7,470     289,972
tfoumlury Shipment!.
Phoenix, Oot, 16.—(Special.) —
This week the ore tonnage from
Boundary mines has fallen off
somewhat from that of the last few
weeks, due largely to needed repairs being given to ore crushers
and blast furnaces. The grand
total for the year however is close
to half a million tons.
Granby mines to Granby smelter,
9,086 tons; Mother Lode to Greenwood smelter, 2272tons; Snowshoe
to Sunset smelter,7500 tonB; Athelstan to Sunset smelter,120 tons; Oro
Denoro to Sunset smelter, 726 tons;
Emma to Greenwood, Granby
and Nelson Bmelter, 693 tons;
Sunset to Sunset smelter, 210 tons;
Morrison to Greenwood smelter
180 tonB; Winnipeg to Sunset
smelter 220 tons.
The Granby smelter this week
treated 8500 tons, making 255,790
tons for the year.
The following shipments were
made by the different mines:
Granby  9,086 277,408
Mother Lode  2,272 98.623
Snowshoe  1,500 58,042
B.C  19,365
Emma  693 14,888
Sunset  210 14.721
Oro Denoro  726 8,482
Morrison  180 3,339
Athelstan  120 2,370
Winnipeg  120 1,570
Providence  705
Elkhorn  173
Totals 14,907      499,686
Joint Services Held In the Methodist
Church on Thursday
There was a joint service held in
the Methodist ohuroh on Thursday
last, Thanksgiving Day, at 11 a.m.
whioh   was  very   well  attended.
Largely a service of song, the
preachers in attendance were the
Rev. R. Stiilman of the Methodist
church, Rev. J. MaoNeill of the
Presbyterian and Rev. J. Cleland
of the Anglican, the sermon being
delivered by the laBt named who
preached upon gratitude.
The singing was bright and a
solo, "Consider the Lilies," Top-
liff s old and popular music, was
excellently well rendered by Mrs.
Norman Molnnes who was at her
very beBt-
The City Council
The meeting of the oity oounoil
on Tuesday night was uneventful.
Beyond the usual aooounts passed,
there was practically nothing else
Police Magistrate   Boult-
Bee's Appointment
Like a bolt^from the blue oame a
letter on Thursday evening from
the Provincial Secretary to Polioe
Magistrate Boultbee notifying him
that the government had cancelled
his appointment here from the 30th
of November next. No reason was
assigned foi the action.
John" Boultbee has been magistrate here for the past four years
and claims that he has never cost
the oity one cent through any decision and further declares that
although there has been some 16
convictions of his appealed, every
one of them have been sustained.
There is no word as to Lis successor. The names of John S.
Clute, of W. J. Nelson, of W. Town-
send and of Charles Gillan have
been oonneoted with the office but
there has been no notification as to
who will be appointed.
It is stated that one lawyer in
the city has declared that he would
be willing to take the position of
magistrate and of city solicitor for
$100 monthly. This would effect
an eoonomy on the surface. The
same proposal was made to the
present incumbent of the magistracy but the objection was raised
that the police magistrate oould
hardly be expeoted to Bit in judgment upon a bylaw which he had
himself drafted and that it would
be impossible to plead a case as city
solioitor before himself as citi
magistrate. In such case another
lawyer would have to be engaged
and such retainer would probably
swallow any saving that might
have been made. This was shown
in the Odams prosecution when the
oity Bolicitorsbip was held in abeyance.
A Successful Se
Dr. Milloy has just returned to
oamp after having been absent
since last May on his claims the
I. X. L. and the Alpine^in the Lar-
deau country. The dootor thinks
he has a good property with a vein
oarrying good values from three
to seven feet in width. The summer's work has been chiefly confined to cross cutting in order to establish the vein.
Centre Star Against Nickel
Plea for Damages Entered by the
Gooderham Mines-Defence Alleged
The case of the Centre Star
against the Rossland . Kootenay
mines aa developed by the arguments used on Tuesday morning
last of the counsel on either side
A. C. Gait and C. R. Hamilton respectively, would lead the average
layman to wonder why it is before
the Court except it is—in the
words of Chief Justioe Hunter himself, who has a habit of calling a
spade a spade and not an agricultural implement used for digging
— brought to help out the lawyers.
Nothing was done in the matter
except to adjourn until December
The counsel occupied the attention of the court for the best part
of the morning and the issue
would seem to be that the Centre
Star is complaining that the Ross-
land Koc vaay Mines, or the Roasland Great Western its predecessor
in the Nickel Plate, or the predecessor of the Great Western, the
East Le Roi or poBBibly Mr. William Thompson, the present manager of the Rossland Kootenay
Mines and the former superintendent of the Rossland Great Western, any one or all of these parties,
had been excavating ore outside
the limits of the Nickel Plate and
within the limits of the contiguous
property, of the complainant, the
Centre Star. Over and above this
the complainants aver that the
seepage of water from the filled up
workings of the Nickel Plate had
caused damage to tbe mine of the
com plainants and there was dread
of an even greater calamity by the
sudden irruption of those pent up
waters into the Centre Star workings.
Mr. Gait maintained that up to
a very recent date the complaina-
ants had no idea of the nature of
the defence of the defendants
which was apparently that the
Rossland Great Western (or possibly some predecessor, according
to Mr. Hamilton) and not tbe Rossland Kootenay Mines Was the real
offender and that, therefore, the
Rossland Kootenay MineB was not
liable. This as concerned the excavation of ore. Mr. Gait wanted
an adjournment to ascertain
whether the Rossland Kootenay
in taking over the Nickel Plate
from the Rossland Great Western
had assumed its liabilities, and
their joining or not to the Rossland
Kootenay. Also as one of his
witnesses, a Mr. Strout, had surveyed the ground in question and
waa leaving for Australia next
week, he wanted an adjournment
so as to take hia evidence in commission,
>   For the defence  Mr.  Hamilton
urged that they were quite ready
to go on with tbe case and that an
arrangement had been vainly attempted for the past four months.
Further that while the Rossland
Kooteray could not admit its liability as to the excavation of ore,
the said removal not having been
done by them, they were quite
willing to surrender the ore whioh
had not been moved from the
dump in which it had been placed
at the surfacn. As to the presence
of the water Mr. Hamilton deolared that if the case should lie it
would be properly brought against
the Rossland Kootenay as the
water had accumulated there sinoe
their or^ership of the Nickel
Plate. Still even in this matter
his oompany had gone as far as it
oould. It had pumped out the
mine and had put up masonry
bulkheads in suoh a manner as to
prevent the seepage of water from
the one mine to the other. These
offers had been made to the 00m-
plainant some time sinoe with the
desire that the suit should not be
prooeeded with and that eaoh
party should pay its own costs.
The Chief Justice, while regretting delay whioh would only serve
to swell the costs, thought that
some arrangement should have
been come to, that the defendants
ought not to have sprung their
plea ae to the liability of some
other'company at the last moment
and would therefore adjourn the
the case until the December sitting
in order to allow of some arrangement if possible. The costs of
adjournment and further proceedings such as the drawing of fresh
pleadings,and the motions to strike
out certain particulars on the same
by the opposing side would be in
the cause.
The Health Board
The Board of Health has been
getting after the sanitary conditions
of the different dairies round the
city, so important a matter to the
infant children ef the camp. It
waB found that some of the dairies
bore inspection remarkably well,
while others were ordered to place
their premises in a better condition,
especially with regard to the position of the midden or farm accretions with reference to its nearness
to the dairy. These were ordered
away, and it iB understood that
this iB being carried out under the
inspeotian of the sanitary inapeotor.
Election Day Prosecutions
Nothing was done during the week
with regard to the proposod prosecutions of saloon men who opened,
despite the instructions of the chief
magistrate, immediately after the
dosing of the polls upon election
The Water Service
The city enginineer has been
engaged during the week in laying
a pipe along Kootenay avenue,
connecting the city system with
that of the Le Roi. This haB been
nearly finished, so far indeed as to
allow of a trial being made with
very satisfactory results, especially
with a view to fire protection,
Two prizes will be given at the Alhambra Bowling alley every two weeks foe
the largest score made, THE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND. B. C, OCT.  17/1903
What the Magazines are
Some Recent 'Books and Periodicals
-Topics Interesting General Readers.
The ourrent number of Cassell's
is a bright enough issue, containing
a good installment of Max Pember-
ton's serial "Red Morn," whioh will
be found interesting.
The WindBor for October is a
strong number. Besides a continuation of J. Holt Schooling's vivid
artiole on tbe fiscal polioy of the
Empire as it is and aB it might be,
there are other articles by Louis
Traoy, Hamilton Drummond and
Henry Harland, which are worth
perusing, and for a lover of S. R.
Crockett, the serial "Strong Mac"
will be found of the best.
The Strand oontains the revival,
or rather resuscitation of the popular hero, detective, or "criminal
investigator," as Conan Doyle
dubs his oreation, Sherlock Holmes
Besides this another installment of
the wonderful scout Tammers of
the Sudan, will be welcomed by the
magazine reader.
The most notable feature of the
North Amerioan Review is an article by one Frank Traoy which,
treating of  the  relation between
the   Dominion   and   the United
States, sums   up his speculations,
by       asserting     "Canada    will
come to the United States after a
brief period of independence." The
wish is  doubtless  father   to   the
thought.   Mr. Traoy shows about
as muoh contempt for the Empire,
and about as muoh ignorance  of
Canada as a man can   very well
display in the course of a short article.  Another article by the Commissioner   of  Navigation,   E.   T.
Chamberlain,  points out that tie
real agreement between the British
government "and the Cunard company, is that of a partnership between  the  two,  and   going even
farther than that, limits the employ of the   Cunard   line  almost
wholly (altogether so in regard to
its officers) to  Britons, thus going
back to the conditions antedating
1854, when the British mercantile
marine was thrown open to all nations, much to the disgust of some
of the best seamen that the Empire
has  produced.   Mr.  Chamberlain
also shows that the agreement concluded between the British government and the International Mercantile Marine Association, made
just after the signing of the Cunard
oontract, is  of such nature as to
make   Pierpont  Morgan's famouB
Atlantic Merger, a British concern,
absorbing the capital of the astute
New  Yorkers   who    entered   the
North Atlantic shipping combine.
Mr.  Chamberlain  conoludes that
these "two masterpieces of British
business-statesmanship," bad effectually for the time being, converted
the North Atlantic shipping trade
into a British preserve.
Leslie's for October is full of
short stories, whioh are well up to
the average standard. One by S.
R. Crookett is particularly interesting.
The National is a fair number,
and ia noted by the diversity of its
articles.   As its names implies this
BoBtonian publication is exclusively devoted to things American.
Senator Tillman sums forcibly on
the negro question iu the southern
states, by pointing out that in the
two states of Mississippi and South
Carolina, the blacks are easily in
the majority, and in the whole six,
including thoee just named and
Florida, Georgia, Alabama and
Louisiana, they are more numerous
by upwards of 30,000, that in suoh
case absolute equality before the
law would mean negro domination,
that the South would never sub
mit to this, and that, therefore,
"the negro must be subordinate
and remain so forever, or he will
be exterminated." In other words
race war.
It is doubtful whether Gilbert
Parker book "Donovan Pasha
and Some People of Egypt," will
ever attain the popularity in this
country as some of his other better
known and more widely liked and
read books. Still'as a collection of il
lustrative Bhort stories on British
rule in the country of the Nile,
showing the manners of the fellah-
in, it is worth reading and will
give the reader a much better no
tion of the country than a more
exhaustive and pretentious book of
God Ssve the Queen
Onoe upon a time Professor Wit
eon of Edinburgh wrote on the
blackboard in his laboratory:
"Professor Wilson informs his
students that he has this day been
appointed honorary physioian to
the Queen."
In the course of the morning he
had oooasion to leave the room and
found on his return that a student
had added to the announcement
the words:
"God save the <£ueen."—Chicago
Saturday Evening Herald.
Capital vs Labor
He (feeling his way)—What  do
you think of love in a cottage?
She—I never think of it at  all
I'm opposed to labor anions.
Conservative Platform
[Adopted at Revelstoke, September 13th, 1(102.]
1. That this convention reaffirms the policy
of the party in matters of provincial roads and
trails: tho ownership and control of railways
and the development of the agricultural resources of the province as laid down in tho
platform adopted in October, 1899, which is as
"To actively aid in the construction of trails
throughout the undeveloped portions of tho
province and tho building of provincial trunk
roads of public necessity.
"To adopt tho principles of government ownership of railways in so far as the circumstances of tho province will admit, and tho
adoption of the principle that no bonus should
be granted to any railway company which
docs not give tho government of the provinco
control of rates over lines bonused, together
with tho option of purchase.
"To actively assist by state aid in the development of the agricultural resources of tho
2. That in the meantime and until tho railway policy above sot forth can be accomplish,
ed, a general railway act bo passed giving
freedom to construct railways under certain
approved regulations, analogous to tho system
that has resulted in such extensive railway
construction in tho United Statos, With so
much advantage to trade and commerce-
3. That to encourago tho mir.ing industr",
tho taxation of metalliferous mines should be
on the basis of apercentage on tho net profits.
4. That the government ownership of telephone systems should bo brought about as a
first step In tho acquisition of public utilities.
5. That a portion of every coal aroa here
after to bo disposed of should bo reserved from
salo or lease, so that state owned mines may be
easily accessible, if (heir operation bocomos
necessary or advisable.
0. That in the pulp land leases provision
should bo made for reforesting and that stops
should be taken for the general preservation of
forests by guarding against the wasteful destruction of timber.
7. That the logislaturo and government of
the province should persevere In tho effort to
secure tho oxclusion of Asiatic labor.
8. That the matter of better terms In tho
way of subsidy and appropriations for tho
province should be vigorously prossed upon tho
Dominion government.
9. That the Hllvor-load industries of (ho province be fostered and encouragod by tho imposition of increased customs duties on lead and
load products imported Into Canada, and that
tho Conservative members of the Dominion
Houso bo urgod to support any motion introduced for such a purpose,
10. That as Industrial disputes almost Invnr-
lably result in great loss and injury both to the
parties directly concerned and to the public,
legislation should be passed to provido moans
for an amicable adjustment of such disputos
between employors and employes.
11. That it is advlsablo to foster the manufacture of tho raw products of tho province
within the provinco as far as practicable by
moans of taxation on thosaid raw products.sub;
loot to rebate of the same In whole or part
when manufactured In Uritish Columbia.        I
What Is Being Done Outside the Province.
Progress of Various Countries in
the Mining of Precious
Large quantities of lead have az-
rived recently in London, which
has helped to depress values
At Hallstahamma works in
Vastmanland, Sweden, a plant for
the electric smelting of zino is being installed
During the first half of 1903 there
was produced in France 1,365,421
tons of pig iron, 318,745 tons of
wrough iron, and G66571 tons of
The restriction of production has
become effective in nearly all the
colleries in Wilkesbarre. It is estimated that 27,000 miners have
been put on half time.
In the Caucasus some fields of
antimony have been found contain
ing from .1 to li oz. of gold, whioh
content* already covers the mining
expenses for the antimony.
The festivities in connection with
the opening of the Gwanda railway,
Bulawayo, were a great success.
The Wankie coalfields were at the
same time connected with the railway system.
It is said that the tin fields belonging to the Efremoffek's Metallurgical Company, in East Siberia,
will be inspected .by several German tin miners, who intend to
work the fields on a large scale.
Advices have been received that
two rich benches have been struck
on the divide near Glen Gulch, in
tho Rampart distriot, Dawson,
Yukon. One is between Glen and
Gold Run. The first known as the
Wachter bar, and the second as
Shirley bar. The benches are being made to bring water three
miles in a ditch to the properties.
The gold output for July is the
highest as yet recorded in the history of the gold mining industry of
West Australia, being 212,051
ounces, worth £765,005. This
shows an increase of over 2000
ounces, above that of January last,
the previous highest. The total
gold yield of the state since records
were first kept in 1886 has been
11,408,723 ounces, valued at £42,-
In the Caucasus lately some new
copper fields have been opened
and inspected. The assays gave
an average of nine per cent ore
and three-quarters to one ounce of
gold. It is intended to sell the
mineB to a company, and owners
would be willing to take part of
the shares. The demand for oopper is rising constantly in Russia,
and the inland production is not
able to cover half the demand.
In a report on affairs in Judo-
China   recently   reoeived   at  the
cess known as "dredging" has attracted attention in those territories, and at the present time, a considerable amount of capital ie being
employed in importing the neces-
essary plant and machinery. Several of the rivers, and indeed some
of the small streams suoh aB the
Urema, Muza, and Munene, have
been found suitable for this class of
Sinoe the commencement of this
year a great many foreign engineers, especially from France and
Amerioa, have been looking for
asbestos in Siberia, but up to the
present contracts for working out
asbestos have not been made, owing to the ridioulous prioes, whioh
the Siberian owners are asking for
their fields. Samples whioh were
sent to St. Petersburg show a very
satisfactory quality,astrong and fine
fibre, and generally one to one and
a half inches long, and far better
than Ural asbestos.
3   •
A Rial Hunter
"Marse Tom should be de hap-
pieB' man in de roun' worl'l"
"Think so?"
"I sho' does. He spends three-
fourths er hie time huntin', en de
yuther fo'th eatin' what he huntsl"
Liberal Platform
1. The immediate redistribution of
tbe constituencies of the province on the
basis of population, but allowing a smaller unit of population per.seat for the outlying districts.
2. Government ownership, Dominion,
provincial and municipal, of public services of utilities is sound and should be
carried out in British Columbia,
3. Should it be advisable at any time
to grant aid to a railway company such
shall be in cask and not in land and no
hjflnus of any kind shall be given without definite and effective means being
taken to safeguard the interests of the
province in the management of the road,
control of the freight and passenger
rates, and provision made against such
railway having any liability against it
except for actual cost.
4. Immediate construction of the
Coast-Kootenay railway; the Caiiboo
railway, the extension of the Island railway; a railway from Alberni to a point
on the east coast of the Island; a road in
the northern part of the province from
the coast to the eastern boundary with
an extension to the northern boundary
the railway from Vernon to Midway by
north fork of Kettle river; with necessary
branch lines, ferries and connections,
5. The enforcement of the act now in
force compelling the scaling of logs by
government scalers,
6. That snch legislation should be
enacted as will result in making the
lands included in the various dyking
aieas available for cultivation as quickly
as possible and secure prompt payments
of assessments when due.
7. That the government should keep
In touch with the conditions in connection with mining, protecting said industry against combines and trusts and if
necessary for the purpose build aud
operate smelters and refineries. No
radical change should be made in the
mining laws without full notice to all
parties interested, giving full opportunity
for d'scussion and criticism.
8. Aa the province can only advance
hy the settlement within its borders of
thrifty and prosperous citizens, and as
Orientals never become citizens in any
proper sense of the word, we declare it
to be the dutv of the government to discourage Orier-tat immigration and  em-
' ployment by every means within its
power, and * e appeal to our fellow Liberals throughout the Dominion to aid us
in our efforts to protect ourselves against
the ruinous competition of men having a
standard of decency and comfort immensely below that of civilized peoples,
and who shirk every duty and obligation
of citizenship which the law will allow
them to escape.
9. The government ought to prevent
the waste and suffering caused by strikes
and lockouts, and an earnest effort ought
to be made to provide some means of
Interesting Items of Social
What is Being Done by Socialists
In Canada and the World
preventing such strikes and lockouts,
Foreign Office, H. M. Consul at' and we approve the adoption of compul
Pakhoi remarks that the output of sory arbitration
the Hongay mines in 1902was 300,-
000 tons, and of theJNongson mines
(near Tourane) 25,000. The Hongay coal, when mixed with about
20 per cent of Japanese, is reported
on favorably by shipmasters, and
seems to  obtain
io. The fiscal system of the province
stands in need of revision. Taxation
should bear upon privilege rather than
upon industry, and no addition should be
made to tbe debt of the province except
for public works properly ehargeable to
n.   The retaining of the resources of
the province as an asset for the benefit
a ready sale in'of the PeoPle and takinK effective meas-
... , , . ures to prevent the alienation of the pub-
Hongkong, and haa even found its Iicdomain except for actual bo a fide
way to Singapore. business or Industrial purposes, putting
. , .        ,l   tt -r.   w  „       an end to the practice of speculating in
A report from the H. B. M. Con- connection with the same.
sui at   Beira,   East  Afrioa, states ■    "•   Tne construction and   mainte-
thaa for several years past the ays-' nan,cf ,of £*£ th,rouKho»t*« V°™<* br the eI*ht honr ^8tem
J     to aid in the development of the mining j
tern of obtaining gold by the pro- and agricultural districts. I
Blast furnaoe workers of the
United State will demand an eight
hour day on May 1,1904.
The German glass industry comprises 400 factories, whioh give employment, to 35,000 workmen.
It requires the labor of about
10,000,000 men and women for
nine months of the year to harvest
all the oropa of the world.
The number of persons employed
in the tea industry throughtout
British India was, in 1902, 606,830
permanently and 80,940 temporarily.
No women in England work underground in the mines, but 6000
work at tbe pit heads. Three
hundred of these are coke burners
and patent fuel makers.
Tin platers in forty-two plants
in Wales have struok on aooount
of the refusal of their employers to
disouss terms until the demands of
the men have been withdrawn.
Forty-five hundred men employed in the Mountain Ash Colliery
district (England) have tendered
notices to cease work aa a protest
against the employment of non-
unionist miners in the pits.
There were 252 strikes in Austria last year, involving 36,403
workpeople; of these there were
successful, seventy-one; partly successful, sixty-eight; failed, ninety
five; result unknown in eighteen
The German potash produoing
industry has attained considerable
importance within a comparatively
sbert time. Over 150,000,000 are
now invested in this industry
which gives employment to about
30,000 men.
The Labor Protective Union is
the first labor organization in Viotoria to apply oo operation. As an
auxiliary of the association, the
Union Excavating company are
prepared to make connections with
■ewers, and do general excavating
Railway employee in the East
are disoussing the question of getting together in one great organization along the lines of the old
Amerioan Railway Union. Those
agitating the matter are in favor of
holding a general oonvention in
Brooklyn, N. Y., in the near future.
At Virginia City, Ala., where a
temporary injunction was issued,
restraining the strikers from interfering with the operation of the
mines by holding publio meetings,
the strikers leased a churoh and
are holding services under protection of the law against disturbance
of publio worship.
The various Midland, England,
branohes of the National Federation
of Blast Furnacemen have held a
meeting at Dudley, with a view to
starting a movement in favor of
the abolition of the present 12 hour
system of work and its substitution
have returned Jto work. The demands of the men were compromised, but they will receive the
recognition of their union, an inorease from 5 to 10 per cent in
their wages and a nine hour day.
The request concerning the temporary abolition of apprentioe was
The loss of the 30 independent
unions and Knighta of Labor organization by the legislation of last
year's oonvention at Berlin resulted in the decrease in membership
of about 3340, but to counteract
this loss to the Congress, fully 40
new oharters have been issued by
the Congress this year.
Some idea of the strength of organized labor in New England
may be gathered from the faot that
in Boston, Mass., and its vicinity
alone between 70,000 and 80,000
workingmen and- laborers are
pledged to one or the other of the
two Amerioan Federations of Labor.
Negotiations whioh have been
pending einoe May at Chisago, III.,
between tbe Illinois Central railway and the telegraphers have
been conoluded. The demands
of the telegraphers, slightly modified, were granted. The concessions consist of greatly reduoed
hours and an annual inorease in
the pay roll amounting to more
than $100,000. The average inorease in the salaries ie 15 per
Miss Humphries will open a
dancing class for children on Ootober 1.
In Hard Luck
"Look lak Br'er  Jinkins   is   in
hard luck, lately."
"What happened  ter him now?"
"Rattlesnake bit him twioe  yes-
tiddy, en he didn't have  mo'  dan
half a gallon er whisky in de jug!"
POWDER SMOKE—Did it ever
give yon headaohe? Dr. Scotts
headaohe powders are a qnick and
sare oure. Sold at Morrows Drug
An Aogel'a Appetite
The Cinoinnati Inquirer asks:
"Do angels eat?" We know one
who went through a pint of ioe
cream, a 20 cent box of chocolates
and a quart of peanuts one joyoas
July night back in 1872.
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Week Over the Province and the Upper
4* %t%r%r%r%l%, %r*%+*%%VWW+'*%**W%r*%*V%*.'%r4
demand for it proves the correct-
A discovery of marble on Lone
Ranch oreek, near Danville, has
created quite an excitement in that
district.' There is said to be a
wonderful surface showing of variegated marble, principally with
blue and white Btreake, and some
is a pink white.
John Harvey, superintendent of
the Waterloo mine, Camp Mo-
Kinney, arrived here Tuesday with
the clean up for the last month.
amounting to about $10,000 whioh
waB forwarded from here to Spokane by express. There are twenty-
five men employed at the mine.
The stamp mill is to be enlarged
F. L, Sorumer, of New York, vioe
president of the British Columbia
Copper oompany, haa left for the
ooast after a visit to the Boundary
distriot. The company owns the
Mother Lode Mine and Greenwood
Bmelter. Mr. Sommer announoed
that the reduction works will be
increased next summer by the addition of four furnaces, making a
battery of six in all, aB well as a
converter plant. The proposed enlargement will give the Greenwood
emelter the same treatment capacity as the completed Qranby plant
viz., 2100 tons daily.
Tacoma investors have, it is said,
acquired for about $50,000—the
alleged consideration is probably
exaggerated—a copper claim on a
small island of the Queen Charlotte group, near Graham Island.
The Tacoma men will develop the
mine, whioh made apparently satisfactory test shipments last year.
Some large samples of oie from
a rich mine not far distant from
Viotoria will be on view. This
mine—of which little has been
said—promises under development
to be one of the beat mining properties on the Vancouver Island
ooast. Tbe property is an immense
high grade deposit of iron ore, and
e xperts who have viewed the mine,
on which much work has been
done, have spoken very highly of
the property.
T. T. MoVittie, P. L. S„ was engaged this week in surveying the
Tit for Tat group of mineral olaime
situated on Wild Horse oreek, and
owned by D. Griffith.
The directors of the Kintla Lake
Oil oompany, at a meeting this
week ordered operations started
again on the well, and drilling will
be resumed as soon as the necessary arrangements oan be made.
The reorganization of the Sulli
van company on a bonded basis is
going ahead bo favorably that $60,-
000 of the company's indebtedness
on account of smelter construction
will be taken up with the seven
per oent five year first mortgage
bonds reoently authorized by the
oompany. The prinoipal smelter
debt, whioh, with interest amounts
to about $116,000 is due to 17 of
the large stockholders who agreed
■V aooept bonds at par.
The best steam coal on the Paoifio ooast comes from the Comox
mines. Tests made by United
States gunboats plaoe it ahead of
even the world renowned Welsh
ooal, and the steady and increasing
ness of the tests, Up to the time
of the late strike the mines were
run to their fullest capacity to fill
the oontraots and casual orders.
Sinoe the settlement conditions
are quickly becoming normal
again, and all past records will be
exceeded in the near future.
The Fraser River Gold Dredging
oompany, Is putting into the Fraser
River at Lytton, B. 0., a $100,000
dredge. It iB an up to date dredging plant. The old dredge and the
new dredge are fitted with patent
gold saving tables by which it is
hoped more gold than ever will be
A strike of eighteen inches of
olean galena was made on the
Oregon group located on Silver
Cup Mountain in the Lardeau.
The Eva mill has started work
on a large accumulation of ore in
the bins. All is running smoothly
and it is expected that the mill
will work through the winter.
Mr. Melbourne Bailey, local
manager and engineer for the Cariboo Consolidated is now consulting
engineer at Slough Creek.
L. J D. Berg, manager of the
Alexandria Gold Mining company,
has suspended operations for the
summer, owing to the faot that the
government road to the claims is
uncompleted. Thirty men are now
at work on this road, and when
oompleted it will allow of ore shipments being commenced.
The Rambler has 100 men on its
Six Wilfley tables are being installed at the Payne concentrator.
J. W. Moffatt, manager at the
Bank of England olaim states work
will be continued al the property
all winter, with a small force.
The soreens for the Ivanhoe concentrator arrived this week after
being on the road two mouths.
They were sent from Chicago early
in August.
The pipe for the Rambler compressor arrived last week, and will
be laid aa soon as possible. The
total length of the line will be
7000 feet.
Owing to the perpetual snow at
the Red Fox, miners receive $3 50
a shift at that mine. The men
working in wet places at the Rambler receive $3.50 a shift.
Deep sinking on the ore body in
No. 8 tunnel has commenced at the
Payne. Sandon's old standby will
yet again prove her worth and en
tor the front rank of shippers.
Two small shipments of ore went
out from here on Monday to the
Nelson smelter. There was three
tons from Alberta and two from
the Cripple Slick, making five tons
in all.
A new tunnel has been started
on the Antelope seventy feet further down the hill to tap the lead
at depth. The recent strike is improving and has been developed a
good distanoe.
A tunnel has been driven 135
feet on the lead on the Democrat,
situated near the Ivanhoe, by
Campbell and Martin, who are as
sociated with other miners of San
don, and are working the property
j under a bond.   The ledge carries a
j good paystreak of ore.
1 Three Forks and Alamo are entering prominently into the list of
shipping points. Sinoe Sept. 1st.
eleven cars of ore have been shipped over the C. P. R. Of this the
Idaho sent out 80 tons and the
Monitor 140.
J. Redman, mining engineer and
geologist, arrived in Princeton last
week and has been busy making
examination of mining camps in
the vicinity and collecting ores
with a view to determine their
obaraoteristics and values. There
is no doubt, in his opinion, that
Copper mountain and Aspen Grove
will be great oopper produoing
A trial shipment of ore from the
Canadian King mine near Salmo,
waB shipped last Saturday to the
Nelsrn smelter.
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M.  W. Simpson's •
Promising  New  Section of Country
opening up.
Dr. KingBtc n and G. A. McLeod
despatched a pack train with powder and supplies this week to their
Waterloo claim situated at the
headwaters of the north fork, One
hundred mileB uorih of Grand
Forks saya the Gazette. The outfit went overland lo Brooklyn,
thence by boat lo Fire Valley and
across the divide to the property.
It is the intention of the owners
us a result of their recent inspection of the Waterloo, to push development work at once and to
make shipments by pack train
during the winter months. The
distance from the claim to the
boat landing is about 30 miles
over a rough country.
The lead on the Waterloo which
is a silver lead proposition, is easily four feet wide although the pay
streak thus far is considerably less.
However the indications of being
able to mine high grade ores in
large quantities iB exceedingly encouraging. The average values
are $300 per ton principally in
silver, with 5 per oent copper and
a little gold.
Despite the remoteness of the
property from transportation little
doubt is entertained of the ability
of the owners to mine the ore and
ship it out by pack horses at a
very substantial margin  of   profit.
Many specimens of the ore gave
assays returns exceeding $2000 per
ton and when the lead is opened
up some rich pay Btreaks are likely to be encountered.
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The Ottawa government haw
granted a bounty on lead, but it ie
bo worded that the railway and the
smeltermen think that they have a
chance of corralling it. At least
such ia the assertion of J. C. Drewry and James Cronin of the St.
Eugene. The Lead Miners Asso
ciation hold their discussions, as
has been their wont, with closed
doors and are Baying nothing.
Neithsr are the other side. In the
meantime the mines are taking
practically no advantage of the
bounty. But when the Would
pointed out nearly a year ago, this
w..s exactly the deadlock that
would happen, and that the bounty
ought to be unmistakably given to
the lead ore producer, it was told
that the proposed action was unprecedented, and that the railway
.ind smelter would not act otherwise than to their best advantage.
All of this may be true, but the
fact remains, that bounty or no
bounty tbe lead mines are not prospering.
It is sometimes argued that if
Great Britain were to protect her
markets against all countries, except those of Greater Britain, that
these countries would certainly
retaliate. Without going into the
the question of the provocation
already existing, inasmuch as
Great Britain puts up no protective tariff against foreign manufactures, while her own are severely
taxed when entering a foreign oountry, it may be pointed out the foreign oountries are hardly in a
position to retaliate. Take the
United States for an example
which Bends to Great Britain upwards of 41 per cent of its total
exports, while only taking 18 per
oent of the export of Great Britain.
Great Britain is the best customer
the United States has, Germany
being the second and Canada
the third. By what possible
means may the United States
injure Great Britain without damaging itself in a far greater proportion. A tariff war would simply
shut, out the United States from its
very beat markets, and at the same
time would greatly stimulate the
industries of Canada, Australia and
other portions of the Dominions
Over the Seas, ae th? King's title
reads. Aa far as the United States
is concerned, the probabilities
would rather seem to point to a
reciprocity treaty between the Anglo-Saxon peoples and their dependents, which would go far to
establish a commercial supremaoy,
ultimately ending in free trade
which would be a reality instead of
the mockery whioh is at present
flouting and blinding the insular
chequer,on the Right H. C. Ritchie
in Bpeaking lately before an English
audience, in defence of his retirement from the Balfour cabinet,
used a curious argument as
to the possible relations batween
Canada and the United States,
should thiB country be given a
preferential duty on wheat. It is
that ''America would punish Canada." His assertion met with derision, and the McKinley tariff waB
immediately urged in rebuttal. In
fact the ex-Minister could hardly
proceed. Now the United States
has built up itB undoubted prosperity on a basis of absolute free
trade between its component parts
and rigid, obstructive, protection
against whomsoever else. That
country can hardly objeot to a
similar policy being pursued by
Great Britain. Mr. Ritchie implies
that the United StateB could get
even with Canada by preventing
the shipment of Canadian grain
through itB ports. If it did so it
would simply lose a vast and increasing carrying trade, and would
moreover, build up Quebec and
Halifax, Vancouver and Port Simpson at the expense of its Asiatic
and Pacific seaports. Should that
country build up a tariff wall cutting off Canada from a market of
70,000,000 people (it is pretty
well cut off now) the break
ing down the of other tariff wall
between the ports of the Empire
would open a market of 400,000,000
people. Mr. Ritchie should take »
tour of Greater Britain, which
would inform him though many
of its inhabitants believe in free
trade, they believe still more in
fair trade, and hardly deem a system of free imports to be either fair
or free trade.
iB made that the money made
should be laid over for the next
public celebration. This would
seem to be its legitimate destination. Another is that it be devoted
to the beautifying of the public
park. If the beautifying of that
park consisted in the establishment of recreation grounds whioh
oould be used for carnival purposes
there would be some sort of connection established between the money
and the purpose for which it waB
given and its proposed destination.
But as such recreation grounds
would be inconveniently situated
from the oity they would not be at
all popular. It might be better in
this regard to sell the park according to the proposal of Mr. F. Rolt,
and devote the proceeds to the es-
tablisment of a park elsewhere. As
to the idea of setting the cemetery
to rights, it is indeed a charitable
one, and if the mayor and council
are not willing to do anything then
the city will have to get in and do
something itself. But the money
cannot be thus diverted with a public meeting being held.
'Rome burns while Nero fiddles1
—The unfortunate position of British Columbia is more than anything else due to the unfortunate
state of its politics. It waB hoped
that party government would have
remedied the evil and given one or
the other of the contending parties
sufficient supremacy to have insured a stable government. But
the issue of the election would seem
to be perilously near a deadlock.
Should the - Btriving whether Richard MoBride or another is or not to
be the premier of the province
prove the question of the
day rather than the well being
of the provinoe, the political
cloud over the fortunes of this
province is as lowering as ever.
Would it not be better to see what
the premier de facto has to.propose
and b atk his legislation, if wise, at
all events, for one session? The
Mining Association has a very
good programme, which might be
attended to, The province is sick
of elections just now. Later things
may be different. If the outside
world Bees that with things politioal at their worst, the province has
still hard sense enough to govern
itself, the objects of a stable gov-
ment will be won and both capital
and labor be agreed. Let a truce
be called if it be honestly possible.
The  ex-Chancellor of the Ex-',
It is hardly fair to appropriate
the oarnival moneys for any purpose outside of that for which it
was given, without a publio meeting being called of those who donated the money. Speoial committees elected for a special purpose
have no more authority than that
given to them by those who placed
them in their position.   A proposal
Much interest is being taken by
the general public in the shocking
condition of the cemetery, and dis-
gUBt is expressed in the barbarian
like manner in which it has heretofore been treated. A suggestion has
been made that a man be put in
charge and the caretaker's house
delivered over to him for a residence. The chances are that such
a man could be got for $50 per
month from the city, just as long as
the city insisted that he should be
the official sexton, and have the
digging of all graves which together with the tending of the
graveB themselves and the keeping
of them well trimmed, would bring
that salary up to at least $76 per
month, The cost to the city would
not be very large, as there is an income coming from the sale of
graveB which averages over $200 a
year. This would probably bring
the net cost to the city to some $400
or less per annum. The expense
Bhould be regarded as a necessity
and not aB aB a luxury.
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Trail, Arrowhead, Nakusp, Revelstoke Station, Halcyon and Columbia River, Slocan
and Lardeau District
point and connections.
Daily 5:15 p m. Daily 7;oo a. ni,
All points served by
the Canadian Pacific
Railway west of R-v-
elstoke Station, including China and Japan
and Klondike.
British Columbia Products
Exhibited in Great
Salmon Arm, Oct. 12.
Editor World:
Will you kindly allow me,
through your paper to place before
the farmers & fruit growers, a
scheme for the advancement of our
province. The advantages of British Columbia as a place for settlers
are very little known, and it cannot be denied that where printed
matter will often pass unheaded
the object itself will arrest attention.
My proposition is to collect samples of roots, fall and winter fruit,
etc., to be forwarded to Great
Britain. Here they could remain
for a certain time ou exhibition in
the large (owns, and afterwards be
distributed amongst the hospitals
and suoh like institutions where
they would no doubt be highly
appreciated. I would suggest
printing a list ot the donors to
gether with particulars of the
fruit, etc., with each contributor,
so that intending settlers might if
they bo desired, obtain information
about any particular locally from
a resident. By this means it might
also be possible to open up fresh
markets for our fruii and introduce
I will esteem it a favor, if intending donors of produce would
kindly give probable weight and
class of samples, when communicating with me, in order to facilitate arrangements for collection.
Yours truly.
W. V. Leonard, J. P.
Sportsmen Want Improvement in Hunting Conditions Here
More than one of the local
sportsmen have expressed them
selves in favor of the turning down
of the Chinese or English pheasant
in the vioinity of the oity and
then protecting them with a rigidly continuous close time for several
years in order that they shall be
enabled to perpetuate their kind.
This coarse has been pursued on
Vanoouver Island with great sue
cess and the Chinese pheasants have
become plentiful.
While the birds are largely grain
eaters it is alleged that on Vanoouver Island they have accustomed themselves to buds and thrive
apace notwithstanding. This is
true of the Chinese or golden
pheasant but it remains to be proved whether old oonntry pheasants
would Bucceed equally well. The
Chinese pheasant is a handsome
bird and affords good sport as it
haa not the habit of perching upon
trees. The bird will either fly or
run along the ground and as a
good dog should prevent the latter
mode oi escape the sports offered
is good.
For Women, Misses and Children. We have as usual the
largest and the best assortment in the city. WARM
SLIPPERS in Felt, Satin, Plush, Velvet, etc., for Women,
Misses and Children in great variety. Rubber Overshoes,
Gloves, Mitss, Mocassins and Snowshoes for everybody,
and for leather footwear we always lead in quality and at
correct prices. ===========================
See our Window and come inside for Prices r£
We are always pleased to show our goods £3
Rossland Souvenirs
Showing the New Postofflce and Lo
Roi Mine. A large variety of articles to select from.eeee;
O. M. FOX & 00., Kei
Rossland, Nelson, Trall,Sandon,Revelstoke,Green-
wood, Grand Forks and Vancouver.
RETAIL  MARKETS-Rc-ssland, Trail, Nelson, Ymir, Kaslo
Sandon, New Denver, Silverton, Cascade City, Grand Forks,
Greenwood, Phoenix, Midway, Camp   V   K;nneyj
Revelstoke, Ferguson and Vancouver.
Fish,  Came and   Poultry In Season, Sausages of All Kinds.
WM. DONALD, Manager Rossland Branch
Thos. Embleton
The Grocer
Eastern and Olympia
Smoked Fresh Kippers.
Bloaters, Codfish
and Halibut.
All Kinds of P RUITS for Can.
ning and Table Use.
A rew consignmeet of
Swift's Ham, Bacon and Lard
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j      The Grocer TBE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND, B C, OCT. 17 to03.
Mrs. Donald Bain died suddenly
on Sunday evening last.
The mother of H. Luekman died
on Saturday last.
Turkeys are now at a premium
in the camp.
Dr. M. has been doing wonders
the Spokane Fruit Fair.
It would seem as if locally the
Indian summer had arrived.
Local business men report that
things am pioking up.
The War Eagle concentrator at
Trail is making good progess.
The Supreme Court is likely to
finish its sittings here today.
If anything is going to be done
to that rink a move ought to be
got on with celerity.
The Blake crusher Ior the Elmore concentrator turned up during
the week.
J. L. Whitney has moved Mb
offioe over to that occupied by C. F.
Some suoceeful bags of grouse
were nlade by local sportsmen on
Thanksgiving Day.
J. Nolan is back in camp after
an absence in the Slocan of several
Rossland politicians are now
looking out for the Dominion elections.
Alderman Armstrong has purchased an interest in a Poplar
hotel and may locate there.
Rehearsals for the Private Secretary are going on with a view to an
early production of the play.
Riobard Plewman has been reelected director of the Winnipeg,
John Dean being ohairman.
E. Striokland iB acting as manager of the Bank of Montreal, during tbe absence of J. J. C. Fraser.
At the present moment Rossland
has two representatives at the provincial legislature.   So mote it be.
The dances of winter are already
on and several successful functions have lately been give.
Mayoral timber is already being'
cut from the woods. There is not
much being said about the electric
Mrs. C. G. Major, aunt of ex-
Mayor J. S. Clute died recently at
the coast of an illness contracted
Barney Mullin easily knocked
out Al Davey of Trail in the Trail
glove contest on Monday night
during the first round.
A presentation by his fellow
workmen has been made to John
Macdonald, foreman blacksmith at
tho Black Bear.
It ie Btated that the War Eagle
concentrator is going in for the use
of oil. But of course it is no infringement on the Elmore patents.
The late snow has almost disappeared from the tops of the moun-
tai ns, but will probably he found
to be lingering on the north slopes.
J. S. 0. Fraser of the Bank of
Montreal, left on Sunday for Mew
Westminster, where he is to be
married to Mrs. Clinton of that
Hon. A. S. Goodeve Is sawing
wood at Viotoria while all sorts
and conditions of men are quarreling as to who is to step into his
Precautions are being taken to
prevent the introduction of small
pox inj» the oity from Spokane
where it said to have broken out
The Elmore concentrator will
probably be opened during the
co ming week and will be worthy
of a visit. There seems to be no
doubt as to its success.
There were a couple of drunks
hauled up on Friday morning for
disorderly conduct. They had the
usual meted out to them and the
city is thereby enrichened.
Conservatives   Less Than  Half
the Aggregate.
State of the Figures Point to a General  Dissatisfaction With the Prevailing
When washing greasy dishes or pots ano
pans, Lever's Dry Soap (a powder), will
ittogroaaotrith the greatest
Although even up to the present
oomplete official returnB are not
procurable from every constituency
in the riding the figures given be
low, corrected from the estimates
of last week, are probably very
close to the real statistics, and any
difference will not alter the relative
standing of the parties.
It will be found that there have
been 26,200 votes cast for the Conservatives, 21,600 for the Liberals,
5200 for the Socialists and 4600
for the Labor people. That is to
say that the straight Conservatives
represent lees than one half of the
total vote polled of 57,600—26,200
as against 28,800.
How many of the Sooialist or
Progressive votes would have gone
to the Liberal party, bad the separate candidates not run, is problematical: probably at least two-
thirds, although the the Conservatives say they would have split
even. If the Liberal olaim were
correct the total vote would have
been at least 28,400, and the McBride government would have
been far more definitely sustained
than at present. The speculation,
however, is idle, as there is no
means of verification,
It will be noted that the Labor
people were seldom in opposition
to the Socialists, but where such
was the oaBe, as in Vancouver
they polled a muoh larger vote. In
Nanaimo, however, a muoh smaller
plaoe, the reverse obtained..
Alberni—one~W. W. B. Mc-
Innes, 253, Liberal; Major Hickey,
91 Conservative.
Atlin—one—Dr. Young, Conservative 183; J. Kirkland, 159, Progressive.
Cariboo—two—J. Murphy, 256,
H. Jones, 223, Liberal; S. A. Rog
ers, 191, W. AdamB, 216, Conserva
Chilliwack—one—C. W. Munro,
207, Liberal; J. L. AtkinBon, 189,
Columbia—one—W. C. Wells,
Liberal. Elected by acclamation.
Comox-^ne— F. MoB. Young, 241
Liberal,R. Grant, 282,Conservative.
Cranbrook—one—J. H. King,498
Liberal, T. Cavin,443 Conservative.
Cowichan—one—J. Evans, 164
Liberal, E. M. Skinner,158 Conservative.
Delta—one—J. Oliver, 365 Liberal W. H. Ladner, 235 Conservative.
Dewdney—one—W. W. Forrester, 155 Liberal, Hon. R. MoBride,
336 Conservative.
Eequimalt—ont—J. Jardine, 208
Liberal, C. E. Pooley, 234 Conservative.
Fernie—one—E. C. Smith, 309,
Liberal, W. R. Ross, 316, Conser-
vative, 223, J. R. McPherson, Socialist.
Grand Forks—one—W. H. P.
Clement, 173 Liberal, G. A. Fraser,
346 Conservative, J. Riordan, 232
Greenwood—one—J. R. Brown,
380 Liberal, E. G. Spankie, 265
Conservative, E. Mills, 332 So
Islands—one—T. W. Paterson,
221 Liberal, H. W. Bullook, 152
Kamloops—one—F.  J.   Deane,
494 Liberal; F. J. Fulton, 517 Conservative.
Kaslo—one—J. L. Retallack 286
Liberal,R. Green,325 Conservative,
S. Shannon, 179 Sooialist.
Lillooet—one — A. McDonald,
Conservative. Elected by acclamation.
Nanaimo—one—E. Quennell,325
Conservative, H. Sheppard, 294
Progressive, J. Hawthornthwaite,
48G Socialist.
Nelson-one—S. S.Taylor, 375
Liberal, J. Houston, 442 Conservative.
Newcastle—one—D. W. Murray
202 Liberal, A. Bryden, 207 Conservative, P. Williams, 289 Socialist.
New Westminster—one—W. H.
Keary, 657 Liberal, T. Gifford, 854
Okanagan—one—T. W. Sterling,
366 Liberal, P. Ellison, 548 Conservative.
Revelstoke-one-J M. Kellie,276
Liberal.T. Taylor, 312 Conservative,
John W. Bennett, 152 Socialist.
Richmond—one—J. C. Brown,
285 Liberal, F. Carter Cotton, 408
Rossland—one—A, S. Goodeve,
344 Conservative, J. A. Macdonald,
437 Liberal.
Saanich—one—H. Tanner, 241
Liberal, D. M. Eberts, 210 Conservative.
Similkameen—one—W. A. Mao-
Loan, Liberal, L. W. Shatford.Con-
Skeena—one—C. W. D. Clifford,
157 CouBervative; P. Herman, 126
Slooan—one—W. Hunter, 292
Conservative.W. Davidson,324 Progressive.
Vancouver—five—J.J. Mortimer,
1338 W. Griffith, 284 A. R. Steb-
biugs, 950 Sooialist, A. G. Perry
1250 F. Williams, 1372 J. McLaren 1164 Progressive, R. G. Tat-
low, 2481 C. Wilson, 2300 J. F.
Garden, 2284 VV. J. Bowser, 2198
A. H. B. MacGowan, 2312 Conservative, J. Martin, 1445 T. Baxter,
1412 Dr. Brydone Jack, 1496 J.
D. Turnbull, 1194 C. R. Monck,
903 Liberal.
Viotoria—four—R. L. Drury,1844
W.G.Cameron,1803 J. D. MoNiven,
1661 R. Hall, 1555 Liberal, H. D.
Helmcken, 1339 A. E. MoPhillips,
1307 C. Hayward, 1407 J. Hunter,
1132 Conservative, J. C. Watters,
699 Socialist.
Yale—one—Stuart Henderson,
183 Liberal, T. G. MoManamon,
265 Conservative.
Ymir—one—A. Parr,276 Liberal,
H. Wright, 392 Conservative.
There are very few cleansing operations in. which Sunlight
Soap cannot be used to advantage. It makes the home bright
and clean. __  ib
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Montreal
L.Champlain. Oct 22 L.Michigan Oct.30
From Montreal
Pretorian Oct. 24 Bavarian.. .Oct 31
From Montreal
Canada... Oct 31 Soutowark Nov 7
From Boston
Commonwealth Oct 22 New Eng. Oct 20
New York. ...Oct 28 Philadelphia Nov, 4
Kroonland Oct 24 Zeeland.. .Oct 31
Umbria Oct 24 Lucania Oct 31
Teutonic ... Oct 28 Cedric Nov 4
La Lorraine.Oct 29 LaTouraine. .Nov. 5
Continental sailings of North German
Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian lines on application.   Lowest rates on all lines.
G. S. S, Agt., Winnipeg
O. W. DEY, Agent,
C. P.R. Depot, Rossland.
Retail Prices in Rossland
Corrected Up to Date by the Leading Merchants of the
-   Camp,
The Pest House
Another place uliould be selected
for the pesthouse than the cemetery. The pleasant view from the
windows will either drive the patient to sn early grave or to drink.
Agent for the celebrated
Mi net lit
2-lb, Bricks.
Axes, per doz $7.60-10.00
Candles, per case $5.50-6 50
Caps, Bennett, per box 75c
Coal, blacksmith per ton $22 50
Dynamite, 60 per ct, per lb 19$o
Dynamite, 50 per ct, per lb 180
Dynamite, 40 per ct, per lb 16Jc
FuBe, Bennett per 100 ft 75o
Hammers, per lb 15c
Iron, per lb 3| 5c
Nails," base, per keg $4
Shovels, per doz $7.50-10
Steel, Canton per lb 8.J0
Bacon, per lb 18-20c
Beef, per lb (side) 9-10o
Chiokens, each 50-90c
Fish, per lb 12i-15o
Ham, per lb 18-20o
Mutton per lb (side) 13-15o
Turkey, per lb 23c
Veal, per lb (side) 18c
Almonds, per lb 25c
Apples, per 501b box $1.25-$1.50
Bananas, per doz 40c
Beans, per lb 6c
Blackberries, per box 15c
Butter, per lb 25 35o
Cheese, per lb 20c
Chocolate, per lb 40-50o
Coooa, per lb 40c$1.00
Coffee, per lb 25 50o
Condensed Milk per can 15c
Dried Peas, per lb 8c
Eggs, per doz 30-40
Flour, per 501b $1 50-1.65
Grapes, per lb 15o
Honey, per lb 25o
Jams and Jellies per lb 12-13c
Lard, per lb 17^o
Onions, per lb 5c
Oranges, per doz 40 50o
Peaohes, per 201b box $1.25
Pears, per 401b box $1.60
Pickles, per qt 20o-25o
Plums, per 201b box 50o
Potatoes, per 1001b Back $1.00
Rice, per lb 8c
Rolled Oats per lb 5o
Sugar, per lb G.Jo
Vinegar, per gal 50c-75o
Walnuts, per lb 25c
Watermelons, each 50 60c
Bran, per ton $27
Hay, per ton $27
Oats, per ton $32
Shorts, per ton $30
Coal, per ton, Gait, $8.50
Kerosine, per gal 50o
Soap, per bar 5o
Wood, per cord $4.60 $5.50
Good Footwear-Lowest Prices.
This is the season of the year when the whole
family require to be shod! We have the largest
stook in town and can suit all from the baby right
■ap to the largest size required.
Special Trade Discount
to Large Purchasers	
w.r mcneill
Near the Postofflce.
£1 d*£~
Vegetable Hair
Just what you need if your hair is faded or turning grey, for it always restores the color. It keeps
the scalp clean and healthy and makes the hair
smooth and soft. The hair grows long and heavy
and does not-split at the ends.
Morrow's Drug Store
The"[Cotton Powder Comoanv. Ltd
32 Queen Victoria St., LONDON; E. U.«
Faversham Powder
On ib fclEOAL llfcl oi Fcimlttcd [Explosives. October, 1901
the best exploBive[for undergiound[work ex
oluBively used in Severn and Mersey tunnel
Cordite, Gelignite, Gelatine Dyt amite, Blasting Gelatine, Detonators for all classes of Explosives,  Electric Appliances,
ine Charges for the removal of   Wrecks,  Etc.,   Etc.
Works: Faversham, Kent and Melling, near Liverpool
Place Your Advt.
In The WOKLD, It
Will Pay You.
If your want to bowl try the Alhambra
Best ally in the city,
Jli nun TDt
British Columbia
New Westminster-Victoria, B. C
For the above occasion the Spokane
Falls & Northern railway will sell round
trip tickets to New Westminster as follows:   (Children half fare.)
Rossland $17 20
Nelson  16 55
Ymir  16 55
Grand Forks  182?
Sept. 26,27, 28,20. Limit Oct. 6
Passengers desiring to attend Ihe exhibition at Victoria from October 6 to 10
and who purchase round trip tickets
from New Westminster to Victoria, will
be granted an extension of eight dava on
th'ir tickets by the agent at New VVeU
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. A.,
Spokane, Was
H. P. BROWN, Agent,   RoBsland, B.
Officers and Meetings.
Pompeian Massage Cream
Removes, Blackheads, Freckles
and Pimpples and bringB color the Cheeks.    For Sale at
Royal Barber Shoo
No. go, W. F. M. Meets
every Saturday evening at
7:30 o'clock. Thos. Roynon,
Pres., Frank Philips, Sec.
Visiting brothers cordially
No. 85, W. F. M., meets
every Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock in Miners' Un
ion hall. Robert Elliott,
Pres., W. B. Mclsaac, Sec.
No. 22, W. F. M., meets every
Saturday evening in Union hall.
H. R. Parsons, PreB., Geo. F.
Dougherty, Seo.-TreaB,
Fresh Bread
Rossland Home Bakery
Columbia avenue, next door to Empey's,
Washington St. and Second Ave.
nl Hilvci iiikui (ii|i THE SATURDAY WORLfc, ROSSLAND B. C, OCT.  .7, I903
What the Outside Newspapers are Saying.
a beginning. itimtionof their   own   parliament
The first shipment of refined ail-1 lives,
ver from British Columbia is quite
an event.   It has  been shipped to
San Francisco which is   merely   a
way station, as its ultimated destin
ation   is   doubtless   China.     Tbe
next step is to  establish   a  direct
trade  between   British   Columbia
and the Orient.   It is only a comparatively small number ol   years
ago that all the refined silver produced in North Amerioa,   and   not
utilized at home, was sold in London and transhipped via   Suez   to
India and China.   A   good  deal
now goes direct by  way   of  San
Francisco,  and  a  few shipments
have been made from Seattle.   No
shipments as yet  have been made
from British Columbia  ports,   but
that, too, will come.   It is not the
exportation of refined silver,   how-
even, from British Columbia which
opens up Buch  great possibilities,
but the retention of tbe lead   from
whioh the silver  is  extracted  in
such a form that it can be used for
manufacturing processes.   Silver is
a precious   metal.   Its   value  all
over the world is  practically  the
same, and the cost of its transportation is,   relatively   to  its   value,
small.   Lead, on the other hand, is
a base metal and in one or   other
of its forms the foundation of, or at
least necessary to,  a great number
of industries.   Silver is silver, but
lead iB red lead, white  lead,   pipe
lead, sheet lead,   paint,   shot  and
countless other things according to
the purpose to whioh it is put. The
corrosion of lead and the gradual
extension of   manufacturing   pro
cesses in which lead is   uBed, are
opportunities for British Columbia
not as yet, perhaps, quite ripe, but
which  are   ripening  daily.   The
first silver lead ore mined   in British Columbia was shipped out on
the backs of mules.   Then   oame
railways, then came smelters, now
a refinery.   It is only  a   question
of time, and a proper  and   intelligent protective   policy,   until   no
lead leaves the oountry except  in
much higher manufactured  forms
than even the pig lead we are producing now, and  until  the  lead
products we use will  be  produced
from our own mines and not  imported from abroad.   This   is   the
true line of industrial development.
By exporting only our raw material and importing all our   finished
products, we impoverish our oountry and feed the industry  of  foreign lands.   But  by manufacturing our  own  raw  material,  and
shipping what we do not  need   in
its highest stages of manufacture,
we doubly enrioh  ourselves,   and
then only take  fall advantage  of
our resources.—Victoria  Colonist
Predictions that the vitbdrawal
of the Duke of Ds7onshire will
instantaneously wreck the Balfour government may be falsified
by the future.
The Balfour government is still
sustained by a tremendous majority in a parliament that does not
legally die until 1907.
Unionists who incline more to
free trade than to protection may
be paoiiied by the assurance that
the Balfour government is not
aotively inflicting protection upon
a Buffering oountry, and by the
knowledge that the defeat of the
government will  involve  tbe  ex-
Unionist free traders who drive
the government back to the coun
try in the dissolution of the present Parliament are sealing their
own doom, Their seats will be
captured either by Radioal free
traders or by the adherents of the
Balfour government.
The hope of preserving the gov'
eminent rest in the power of Jo
seph Chamberlain as the oreator of
publio sentiment and in the fighting qualties of Right Hon. A. J
Balfour, when his back is against
the wall. The Duke of Devon-
shirs in the government was a
hostage for Mr. Balfour's good be
havior towards free trade. The
Duke of Devonshire out of tbe gov
eminent has done his worst. The
Balfour government will either live
without thanks to Unionist free
traders or it will fall at their hands
and go to the country as the representative of common sense tariff principles.
The Duke of Devonshire might
have Btayed with the Unionist party
and modified its attitude towards free
trade. His withdrawal leaves thai
party with nothing to hope for
from free trade sentiment and commits the only possible or effective
leaders of that.party to protection.
—Toronto Telegram.
New  Process   of  Pyritic
Smelting—Cost Said
to Be Low
In the Knudson pyritic smelting
process, the ore is treated in a
speoially designed convertor, with
only one per cent of fuel and 45 to
55 per cent matte is produced. The
convertor is lined with magnesia
bricks. The blast at the beginning
of the operations is carried at about
3.75 pounds, and at the latter end
is raised to something above atmospheric pressure. A mixture of
slag and matte is formed, the slag
gradually separating. Upon con-
pletion of the last blow the matte
is tapped into a. second convertor
and is there blown into black copper. With a charge of seven metrio
tonB in the convertor, the first operation took four hours and thirty
minutes. The cost iB said to be
low, and the process has the advantage of compactness of plant
and uninterrupted operation.
Now Is the Time to Buy Lots
in Similkameen CJity, B. S.
CAMP HEDLEY iB the most talked of oamp in the province, and situated in the centre is Similkameen City, surrounded by
rich mines which will shortly have large payrolls. Over 200 lots have been sold to business people who realize that Similkameen will become the metropolis of this distriot. Tbe Nickel Plate mineB have expended- $300,000 in development and are at
present building tramways and a 40-stamp mill. Arrangements are being made for the erection of a large smelter at Similkameen City which will cost about a million dollars. Besides the Nickel Plate group of claims being developed by one of the richest
mining companies in North America, there are several other groups and properties which will shortly be developed, among them
being the Kingston Mines, Rollo, Wellington, Winnipeg, Red Chief and Pollock. Situated as it ia in the beautiful Similkameen
valley, midway between Princeton and Keremeos, and proteoted from a'I opposition in the valley by adjoining a large Indian
reservation, this townsite will become one of the prinoipal mining camps of the Paoifio Northwest. It waB only a short time ago
that lots in Rossland, Nelson, Greenwood and other mining centres were selling for the same prioe that they are today being Bold
for in Similkameen.   Come in before tbe boom and double your money.
Similkameen City to Have Two Railways.
The Viotoria, Vancouver & Eastern and the Canadian Pacific railways are starting immediate construction for the Similkameen,
which will make this town a railroad centre and divisional point, and when these competing lines are completed through to the
Pacific coast they will become the main through lines, being the shortest route from the interior to tbe ooast. A large sawmill is
running steadily on the west addition, the only available timber for miles around. The main Btreet iB 90 feet wide, being all
cleared and ready for building purposes. All railways, roads, telegraph and telephone lines will have to come through this
townsite, which is looated in the centre of the whole Similkameen valley and will become the largest distributing point and
mining centre in British Columbia.
Similkameen City Lots Will Make You Rich.
A large agricultural area to draw from.   Pure water, fine climate, rich mines, big payrolls.
Lots for Sale $2 to $ 10 Per Front Foot,    iiin *"Towns in Ic-
For further particulars apply to
FRANK BAILEY & CO., Greenwood and Similkameen
J.'H. YATES, Empire State: Building, Spokane.
Metallurgical  Experiments   Ar.  Car'
rled on Largely
Some   Low Cosls Which Were Obtained Last Year
Authorities in touch with conditions of the Lake copper distriot
state that the average cost of production there does not exceed nine
cents per pound, which leaves a
handsome margin of profit when
the metal is selling for 15 cents
The Wolverine, of that district produoed last year for 7.105 cents, in
oluding construction costs, while
tbe year previous the cost at the
same property was 13 cents, show
ing the remarkable reduotions being made in some of the properties.
Oalumet and Hecla is believed to
have been produoed last year for
about seven oents.
The profitable treatment of the
complex ores of Australia has been
a problem which metallurgists of
that country have been working
for years, during which an enormous amount of lesearch has been
accomplished. Most of the experiments have been made with the
zinc lead ores of the Broken Hill
mines, although the Tasmania zino
lead and the South Wales copper
zino ores have also received attention. The decline in metal prices
has lent an incentive to the utilization of the zino values and a
number of piooesBes have been discovered whioh have added millions
of dollars to the value of these
properties, particularly the Broken
Hill Proprietary company's mines
Experiments with all of the processes are being carried on, the successful processes being magnetio
and chemical, although the chemical processes are reported to be the
most satisfactory. One of the
patents reoently granted in this
oountry covered one of the pro
ceases which was evolved at tbe
Broken Hill mines. Australia
promises to become a heavy producer of zino in the near future.
Once Poor
"/ nd is it true that you ancestors were once poor?"
"Yes, comparatively," frankly
replied the young quadrimilliunaire.
"My great grandfather was merely
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Phra, who dies and lives again in
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and sails on a trading voyage to Cornwall and marries a British princess. Is
attacked and captured by the Romans/
Escapes and is murdered by the Druids
Is born again in later Roman Britain.
CHAPTER III (Continued)
Just aa the evening set in, and
the earth opened its pores to the
first round drops of warm smelling
rain that pattered on the young
forest leaves, and the thunder be
gan to murmur distantly under the
purple mantle of the coming storm,
my toroh spluttering and hibsing,
I entered the vast gloomy chamber
of my Bleep, and, not without a
sense of awe, stole up along the
walls, a hundred yards or more, to
my strange court.
The ooins were safe, and shining
greenly in their earthen jar; so,
sticking the light in a oleft, I poured them on to the Band, and then
commenced to tuck the stuff away,
as fast as might be, into my girdle.
It waa strange, wild work, tbe only
oompany my own contorted shadow
on the distant rooks and such wild
forms of oruel British superstition
as my excited imagination oalled
up, the only sound the rumble ot
the storm, now overhead, and the
hissing drip of the red rosin gleaming on the wealth, all stamped with
images of long dead Kings and Consuls, that I was oramming into my
By the time the* task was nearly
finished, I was in a state of nerves
equal to seeing or hearing anything—no doubt long fasting had
shaken a mind usually oalm and
oallous enough—and therefore you
will understand how the blood lied
from my limbs and tbe cold perspiration burst out upon my forehead,
when, having sacrificed myself
with traditions of ghouls and cave
devils, I turned to listen for a moment to the dull rumble of the
thunder and the melancholy wave
like sough of the wind in the trees
even here audible, and beheld,
twenty paces from me, in the shadows, a vast shaggy black form,
grim and broad as no mortal ever
was, and red and wavering in the
uncertain light, seven feet high,
and possessed of two, fiery, gleaming eyes that were bent upon my
own with a horrible fixity 1
I and that monstrous shadow
glared at each other until my
breath oame back, when, leaning a
moment mote against the
Bide of the cavern, I suddenly
snatched the toroh from its
oleft with a yell of consternation
that was multiplied a thousand
times by the echoes until it was
like the battle cry of a legion of
bad spirits, and started off in the
supposed direction of the entrance.
But before ten yards had been
covered in that headlong rush, I
tripped over a loose stone, and in
another moment had fallen prone,
plunging, thereby, the spluttering
toroh into one of the many little
pools of water with which the floor
was ritted. With a hiss and a
splatter the light went out, and
absolute darkness enveloped everything!
Just where I had fallen stood a
a round boulder, a couple of yards
broad, it had seemed, and some
five feet high. I sprang to this, instinctively clutching it with my
bands, just u those abominable
green eyes, brighter than ever- in
the vortex, got to   the  other   side,
and hesitated there in doubt. Then
began the most  dreadful  game  I
ever played, with a tor" ..t attach-
ing to it not to bethought oi    You
will understand tho oave waB absolute sterile blackness to  me, a dim
world in which the only animated
points were the twin green stars of
the oruel ghoul, my unknown enemy.   As those glided round lo one
side of the little' rock, I as cautiously edged off to   the  other.     Then
back they would come, and back I
went, now this way and now   that
—sometimes only an inch or   two,
and sometimes making a complete
oirole—with every nerve at  fullest
stretch, and every sense on tiptoe.
Why, all this time,  it   may   be
asked, did I not run   for   the  entrance?   But, in   reply,   the   first
frightened turn or two  round   the
boulder had   made  chaos  of my
geography, and a  start in any   direction then  might  have  dashed
me into the side  of the oave prone
at the mercy of the horrible thing,
whose hot coarse breath fanned me
quioker and quicker, as the  game
grew warm and more exciting.    So
near was it  that  I  oould   have
stretohed out my hands if I  dared
to touch the monstrous being that
I knew stood under   those baleful
planets that glistened in the black
firmament,   now    here  and   now
How long exactly we dodged and
shuffled and panted round that
stone in the darkness cannot be
be said—it was certainly an hour
or more; but it went on bo long
that even in panting stress and excitement it grew dull after a time,
so monotonous was it, and I found
myself speculating on the weather
while Idanced vis-a-vis to my grim
partner in that frightful pastime.
'Yes,' I said; 'a very bad storm
indeed [once to the left], and nearly overhead now [right]. It is a
good thing [twioe round and baok
again] to be so [a sharp spin round
—he nearly had me] conveniently
under cover [twioe to the left and
then back by the opposite side]I'
Well, it could not have lasted for
ever, and I was nearly spent. The
boulder seemed hot and throbbing
to my touoh, and the floor was undulating gently, as it does when
you land from a voyage; already
fifty or sixty green eyes seemed
oiroling in fiery orbits before me,
when extraordinary thing befell.
The thunder and lightning had
been playing widely overhead for
some minutes, and the rain was
coming down in torrents (even the
noise of rushing hill streams being
quite audible in that dear resonant space), when, all of a sudden, there oame a pause, and then
the f..ll of a Titanian hammer on
the done of the hill, a resounding
crash that shook mother earth
right down to her  innermost   ribs,
At the same instant, before we
oould catoh our breath, the whole
side of the oave opposite to us,
some hundreds of paces of rugged
wall, waB deluged with a living,
oscillating drapery of blue flame I
That magnificent refulgence oame
down from above, a glowing cas
cade of light. It overran the rocks
like a beautiful gauze, clinging
lovingly to their sinuonsness, and'
wrapping their roughness in a /ten-
den, palpitating mantle of its own
winsome brightness. It ran its
nimble fiery tendrils down the vein
and crevices, and leapt in fierce
playfulness from point to point,
spinning its electrio gossamers in
that vacuum air like some enchanted tissue spread between the crags;
it ran to the ledges and trickled off
in ambient, sparkling cascades, it
overflowed the sandy bottom in
' "nder sheets of blue and mauve,
feeling here and there with a million fingers for the way it sought,
and then it found it and sank, as
silent, as ghostly, and wonderful
as it had cornel
All this was but the work of an
instant, but an instant of suoh concentrated brightness that I saw
every detail, as I have told you, of
that beautiful thing. More; in
that second of glowing visibility,
while the blue torch of the storm
still shone in the ohamber of the
underground, I saw the stone by
me, and beyond it, towering amazed and stupid, with his bulky
strength outlined against the light
a great oave bear in all his native
raggednesBl Better still, a bowshot
on my right was the narrow
approach of the entranoe
—and as the gleam sank
into the mother world, almost as
quick as that gleam itself, with a
heart of wonder and fear, and a
foot like the foot of the night wind
overhead, I was gone, and down
the Band floor, and through the gap
and into the outer world and mid'
night rain. I plunged once more
grateful and glad.
After such hairbreadth escapes
there was little need to bemoan a
wet coat and an evening under the
lee of a heathery scaur.
When the morning arrived olear
and bright, as it often does after a
storm, I felt in no mood to hang
about the locality, but shook the
rain from my fleece, and breakfasting on a little water from the brook
a staff in my hand, and my dear
bought wealth in my belt, set out
for the unknown town, whose wet
roofs shone like molten silver over
the dark and dewy oak wood.
Five hours' tramping brought
me there; and truly the city astonished me greatly. Could this, indeed, be Britain, waB the constant
question on my tongue as I trod
fair white streets, with innumerable others opening down from them
on either hand, and notioed the
evidenoe of snch art and luxury as,
hitherto, I had dreamed the exclusive prerogative of the capital of the
older empires. Here were bathe
before which the Roman youth
dawdled; stately theatres with endless tiers of seats, from whose rostra
degenerate sons of the soil, aping
their masters in dress and speeoh,
recited verse and dialogue trimmed
to the latest orator in fashion by
the Tiber. Mansions and palaces
there were, outside whioh the sleek
steeds of Consuls and Praetors
champed gilded bits, while waiting
to carry their owners to gay pro-
oession and ceremonial; temples to
Apollo, and shrines to Venus, dotted the ways,forums,marketplaces
and the like in bewildering profusion.
And among all these evidences
of the new age thronged a motley
mixture of people. The thoughtful
senator, ooming from conclave with
his toga and parchments, elbowed
the callow British rustic in the
rude raiment of his fathers. The
wild blue eyed Welsh Prinoe upon
his rough mountain pony would
scarce give right of way to tbe
bronzed   Roman  mercenary from
the Rhine: Umbrians and Franks,
pale haired Germans, and olive
Tuscans laughed and chaffered
round the booths and fountains,
while here and there legionaries
stood on guard before great houses,
or drank on the tressels of wayside
wine shops. Now and again two
or three soldiers oame marching
down the street with a gang of
slaves, or a shook headed ohief tain
from the wild north, fierce and
sullen, on his way to Rome: and
over all the varied throng the crows
and kites oircled in the blue sky,
and the sparrows perohed themselves under the lintel and in the
twisted column tops of their mistress's fane.
Half the day I stared, and then,
having eaten some dry Etrurian
grapes—the first for four hundred
years—I went to the bath, and
threw down a golden coin on the
doorkeeper's marble slab.
'Why, my son,' said that juvenile official of some trivial fifty
summers, 'where in the name of
Mercury, did you pick up this antique thing?' and he handled it
curiouBly. But being in no mind
to tell my tale just then, I put him
off lightly, and passed on into the
great bathing place itself. Stage
by stage 'balneum,' 'cononmerata,'
and all their other empty chambers
I went through, until in the last a
mighty slave, who had rub bed me
with the strength of Heroules himself for half an hour, suddenly
stopped, and, surveying me intently, exclaimed-
'Masterl I have scrubbed many
a strange thing from many a Roman body, but I swallow all my
own towels if I oan get this extraordinary dirt from you, and be
pointed to my bare and glowing
chest. There, to my astonishment
revealed for the first time, was a
great serpent like mark of tattoo
and woad circling my body in two
wide zones I What it meant, how
it came, was past my comprehension. Shruuk and shrivelled as I
waB with long abstemiousness, it
seemed but like a gigantic smudge
meandering down my person—a
smudge, however, that with a goodly person might stretch out into an
elaborate design of some nature. Of
course, I knew it was thus the
British warriors were accustomed
adorn themselves; but who had
been thus purposely decorating one
that had never knowingly submitted to the operation, and to what
end, was past my guessing.
"Never mind, Sir; don't despond,'
said the slave, 'we will have another essay;' and hitching me on to
the rubbing oouoh, he knelt upon
my stomach—these bath attendants
were no more deferential than they
are now—and exerted bis magnifi
cent strength, armed with the
stiffest tuwel that ever came off e
loom upon me, until I fairly
thought that not only would he
have the tattoo off but also the skin
upon whioh it was engrossed. But
it was to no purpose, He rose
presently, and sulkily declared I
had had my money's worth. 'The
more he rubbed the bluer those ao-
oursed marks became.' This might
well be, so I tossed him an extra
ooin, and dressin g hastily, covered
my uninvited tattoo and went fortb
fully determined to examine and
read It—for those thinga were
nearly always readable— more
olosely on a better and more private opportunity.
Le Roi Feed
and Sale Stables
John F. Linburg, Prop.
Best Turnouts in the City.
Saddle horses for fishing and hunting parties a specialty.
Telephone 39.
Rossland, B C
Nelson & Fort Sheppard Railway
Red Mountain Railway
Washington Si Great Northern R'y
Vancoiiver.Victoria Si Eastern R'y &
Nav, Co.
St. Paul,Duluth,Minneapolis,Chic9go
■■ and all points east
Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria, Portland
and all Pacific Coast points
Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers
Dining & Buffet Smoking Library Oars
2-FastTrains Through Daily-2
For rate's, folders and full information
regarding trips, call on or address any
agent S.F.&N. Railway.
701 W Riverside, Spokane
Seattle, Wash.
H. P. BROWN, Rossland Agent
The only all rail between' points east
west and south to Rossland, Nelson,
Grand Forks and Republic. Connects
at Spokane with the Great Northern,
Northern Pacific and O. B. & N. Co.
for points east, west and south; connects
at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian Pacific R'y.
Connects at Nelson with K. R. & N.
Co. for Kaslo and K* & S. points.
Connects at Curlsw with stage for
Greenwood and Midway, B. C.
Buffet cars run between Spokane and
Effective June 14, 1903
Leave Spokane 8:45 a.m.
Arrive Rossland 4:35 pjn.
Arrive Nelson 7:20 p.m.
Arrive Grand Forks...,   4:00 pan.
Arrive Republic 6.15 p.m
Leave Republic 8:30 a.m.
Leave Grand Forks 10:35 aj»
Leave Nelson 7:20 a.m
Leave  Rossland io:4o a.m
Arrive Spokane 6:15 pjn
For further information regarding
reservation of berths or price of rickets,
apply to any agent of the above companies, or to
General ratetnger Agt
Spokane, Wash
B  J. UtVlv.
. KJ. Hi. kaoi.KS, Rowland Aerie,
No. 10, Regular meeting! every Monday even-
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J. Levy. W   ».
H, Daniel W. eeorteery.
Ii"l C\) TT M«u ln odd Mlons Hail
.yj.VJ.S: . on Queen Street, between
Pint and Beoond avenue* Regular meetings
each Monday night. Visiting brother! are cordially Invited tt	
W. S.Kurphy, Sec.
I to attend and reglitcr within at
Jos. Goldfiwortay, N.G.
The Brackman-Ker MillingCompany
/ii sM
$ All kinds of Cereals, Break- $
fast Foods, Hay and Grain.
Agent for Pratt's Celebrated Poultry  Pood
Office opposite Great
Northern  ticket offlts
next to Bed Btsr
[To be continued.]
Freeh Eastern and Olympia Oye
ten at Thomas Embleton'b.
Has established itself as a household necessity and
has a record of Cures unparelleled in the history of
Medicine, It cures old and new SoreB, Ulcers,
Ecezema, Salt Rheum, Itching Piles, Chafings,
Pimples, Blackheads and all Skin Diseases. This
Ointment has been in use almost half a Century.
Testimonials from thousands who have been
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to its Curative qualities.
Directions for use—Apply freely night and morning, or often as required.
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jj Sole agent for Rossland, T.   R. MORROW, The  DrUgglSt   rjj
Sales for Past Week Are
The Latest Quotations and Sales
Locally    Upon   the
The sales for the week were anything but lively, brightening up
considerably, however, today. Sullivan and Fisher Maiden were the
chief sellers; Rambler Cariboo
again advancing in price.
Today's Local Quotations:
American Boy •	
Ben Hur •	
Black Tall .-.-	
Canadian Oold Vlelda	
Cariboo (Cr.rap UcKlnnty) ex-dlv
Centre Star	
Crowi Neat Pail Coal I
Fither Maiden	
Granby Consolidated	
Mountain Lion	
North Star (Salt Kootenay)..
Ban Poll	
Tom Thumb	
War Eagle Coniolldated.
Waterloo (Assesi. paid)	
White Bear (Asaeat. paid) ,
.    2*
*6 ,
Sullivan, 6000, 5c; Giant, 2000,
2c; Fisher Maiden, 3000, 31c; War
Eagle,   1000,   lie; Wales Copper,
3000, 6io.   Total 14,000.
Week's Quotations.
Highest Lowett
American Boy  4% 4'A
Ben Hur  4
Black Tail  3 2
Canadian Gold F.S  4% 3'A
Cariboo, Camp McK   8 7%
-Centre Star  22 20
r'airview  4 3
Fisher Maiden ,  3% 3
Giant  2'/z 1%
Granby Consolidated— J4.50 U3.75
MorningGlory  ij,' 1
Mountain Lion  24 22
North Star ,  io'A 9
Payne  14 i?.l4
Quilp  i7
Rambler-Cariboo  36 33
San Poil  2% 2]i
Bullivan  5.^ 4
Tom Thumb  3 2
War Eagle  11'A 10
Waterloo  s)4 4
White Bear  4 3'A
Showing highest asked and lowest bid
during the past week.
The Week's Sales.
Sullivan, 5000, 5c; Fisher Maiden, 500, 3Jc; 3000, 3f5o.; Wales
Copper, 3000, G^c; Rambler-Cariboo, 1000, 33|c, 1000, 35o; White
Bear, 2000, 3|c; Giant, 2000, 2c;
Mountain Lion, 1500, 224c; War
Eagle, 1000, lie.   Total, 20,000.
Cases on for Hearing During the Past
The Supreme Court sittings began this week on Monday morning,
when Chief Justice Hunter took
the bench. The following cases
were listed to come up.
W. J. Harris vs. English Canadian company, J. A. McDonald for
for plaintiff and R. W. Armstrong
for defendants.
Centre Star Mining company vs
RoBsland Kootenay mines, A. C
Gait for plaintiffs and C. R. Ham
ilton for defendants,
Mary F. Williams vs. Bank' of
Montreal (Greenwood) A. C. Gait
for plaintiff and E. Hallett and J.
A. Macdonald for defendants.
Woodbury Mines vs. J. A.
Poyntz, A. H. MaoNeill, K. C, for
plaintiffs and P. E. Wilson (of
Messrs Galliher and Wilson
Nelson) for defendant.
Thompson vs. Thompson, J
Macdonald for plaintiff and W.
Nelson for defendant.
Royal Bank of Canada vs. Dundee Gold Mines. A. H. MacNeill for
the applicant.
Camborne Water Supply for the
granting of certain water rights,
J. A. Macdonald fur applicants.
J. B. S. Magor, R. Reddie, N.
Baird and T. A. Crane vs. E. M.
Kinnear, J. A. Macdonald for
Extraordinary   Series  of
Fires on Thursday
Night Last
Fowlers Cattle Are Proved
Guilty of the
LOST—A oolored pocket book with
chain attached containing money
and papers. Finder return to Cher-
rington fruit store and receive reward.
Application for Transfer of Liquor
Notice is hereby given that I will apply to the Board of Licensing' Commissioners of tbe city of Koseland at its next
meeting for a transfer of the liquor licence held by me for tbe ' Strand" Saloon on Lot 8, Block 28, in the City of
Rossland, to Thomas Comerford,
Georoe H. Green.
Dated this 15th day of October i90-j.
Harry Mcintosh
Vintage of 1878
Guaranteed Absolutely Pure
Bass' Burton Ale on Tap
2!i Hoffman House
When washing greasy dishes or pots and
pans, lavor's Dry Soap (a powder), will
roraovo the groasoTlith tho greatest esse.
The Fowler caBe about the  pres
ence of oattle within the cemetery
during the past  week came up for
hearing yesterday morning.
There seemed lo be no dispute as
to the presence of Mr. Fowler's cattle within the grounds. The question seemed to resolve itself into
damages and of whether the city
had given permission.
Inspector Long and City Clerk
McQueen both denied that any
permission had been give to the
owners in that vicinity to feed their
cattle within the cemetery. But it
was admitted that owing to the
bad state of the Trail road that
permission had been given to those
men to pass rigs through the cemetery. This it was claimed was
only for the winter months and, as
far as the witnesses were aware, no
further permission was given.
J. Fowler swore that he had
permission from Inspector Long to
have his cattle in the brush, so
long as they were kept out of the
city. The gate must have been
open, else the oattle could not have
got in.
The permission given did not include the cemetery. Defendant
did not claim that the cemetery
was included. Defendant had
caused the cattle to be turned out
when he heard they had got in.
Defendant wculd not object to paying for this repair of the graves,
but did not think it was his fault
that the gate was open.
The court suspended judgment
until Wednesday, and recommended that the defendant fix up the
graves during that time.
Washington Prosperous
W. M. Wood of the customs service is baok after his holiday at the
coast. He reports Seattle and
Spokane, as both doing well and
looking exceedingly prosperous.
There were four small fires between Thursday night and Friday
morning, the circumstances of
which would appear to point to incendiarism. There is absolutely
no due to the perpetrator and apparently nothing wbioh would point
to his identity. All of the fires
were unimportant, and were in
isolated, unhabiled and tumble
down shacks and outhouseB. The
total damage would probably be
covered by a hundred dollar bill
with plenty of margiu.
The first occurred about 10:40
o'clock, and was in a little shack
behind Martin Brothers store, the
roof of which had been broken in
with the snow during last winter.
It wae destroyed and a couple of
adjoining shacks Blightly damaged,
The next occurred within half an
hour, iu a similar shack on First
avenue, eaBt of St. Andrew's church
which    was     promptly      extin
At about 11:30 another fire broke
out iu an outlying shed in the lane
back of Ward's grocery on Colum
lumbia avenue, and within the
hour a fourth fire broke out in another shed at the back of Allen's
restaurant, both of which were
quickly put out by the fire brigade.
There waB never at any time any
damage likely to accrue to any of
the main buildings, aB the incen
diary apparently had no designs
against anything substantial and
would seem to have been actuated
with a sense of the beautiful and
thought tbe shacks in question
were unsightly. Probably the own
ers would not agree with him.
Please  Read
I do not know if you are a union
man or not, but being a man who
works for wages, you surely must
sympathize with unions as any
man with common sense, and not a
selfish money bug must do. What
would become of labor if there was
not a union to check the capitalist? Man would have to work for
a little or nothing r»nd be thus reduced to slavery.
When the Rossland strike broke
out last year. I assisted it with
all my might and meaDB. Many
families can witness to this. No
union man was refused credit by
I have suffered through it—I
have lost also in bad debts, but I
will stan J by it and will do so to
the last. 1 think lam now justified in askimg you for patronage,
especially when you are not the
loser but the gainer by it. I keep
a nice good new Btock of everything
in men's wear. My goods are of
the best make and oarry the union
label. My prices are from 25 per
cent to 50 per cent lower than any
of my competilors. I buy bankrupt, fire, etc., goods at a low figure
and sell at a small profit. I do
not lake you with advertisements
twice a year that I am going out
of business, etc., etc., but stood and
shall stay with you, and will always endeavor to sell you the best
for the leaBt money.
Compare a few of my prices, and
try if you can   get even a minor
olass of goods at   near the same.
Why   should  you   Baorifioe your
money away, for which you work
so hard, when you oan save it
and do good to yourself and to
your fiicr.d?   "A liitrtl in r.ud i
Note the following special offerings
and see if we don't live up to our past
l»ecord in giving money-saving bargains
Dress Goods Dept.
.Imported Black Venetian Cloth, 60 in.
wide, actually wor h J2.50 pi r yard,
Pay-Day Special Price	
Serge Dress Goods, colors Navy, Biack
and Reil, width 54-in.. worth $1 25 per
yard, Pay-Day Speci 1 Price	
35c Dress Goods, in heavy mixture, colors
Navy; Red Black and Grey, Pay-Day
Special Price	
Fancy Mixed Dress Goods, our new Fall
importations, a good vaivty of shades,
real value $1 yd,, Pay-Day Special Price..
The Prices we are offering
PUR GOODS are the lowest ever
offered in this city.
Ladies Kid Gloves
We were 'ucky enough to get a n»eat bargain in Gid Gloves.     Wr  have all sizes.
Colors are Greys, Tans, Modes and Black,   ft P
As good as any  $1.25 Glove.     Pay-Day    x hp
Special Price     UlIU
PETTICOATS, regular $1,59, SALE   VI    IIII
good yalue at $1,   PAY-DAY   SPECIAL   h H P
$7.50 Silk Waisls $405
$6.00 Silk Waists $3.85
If5.00 Silk Waists $3.00
See Window Display of
Blankets, Comforts, Etc.
a,friend indeed," and who does not
merit this being said of him if not
I? I hope that my appeal to you
for continuance of your friendship
and patronage will not be in vain.
I am and Bhall be yours,
The PeopleB's Store, Cliftcn Block.
Thompson vs. Thompson
The decease of Mrs. Thompson
who was bringing suit in the Supreme Court against her husband
for partnership money, caused tbe
case to be postponed until the December sittings.
A New Point
The suit of the Woodbury mines
vs Poyntz brought before Chief Justice Hunter here waB dismissed
with costs. The plaintiffs owned
Woodbury oreek mineral claims,
but allowed their license to lapse.
Poyntz then relocated. Some
months later the oompany took
out a special license and claimed
their title revived thereby.
An entirely new point in practice and decision stands as prece
The'Ropubllc Mines
Last week the Republic mines
shipped 50 cars of ore, as follows:
Mountain Lion, 32 cars to Hall
Mines smelter; Quilp, 12 cars to
Tacoma smelter; Knob Hill, two
cars Hall Mines smelter; Zala M.
two cars to Hall Mines Smelter.
Certificate of Improvement.
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The Gordon and Texas Fraction
Mineral Claims, situate in the Trail
Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay District,
Where located: North slope of Red
Take notice that I, Kenneth L. Burnet, Prov. Land Surveyor of Rossland,
agent for F. R. Blochbe'ger, free miner's certificate No. U57494, Andrew Suth-
f rland.free minei's certificate N0.B73315
and Ner Smith, free miner's certificate
No. B75408, intend, sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
a Crown Grant of the above claim,
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Dated this 21st day of August A.D. 1003
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