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THE SATURDAY WO
Vol.1
;    No./kj
ROSSLAND, B. C,  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1903
Price Five .Cents
NEWS IN A
NUTSHELL
Items of Interest   Round
the World.
LATEST TELEGRAPH BULLETINS
The Doings of Conspicuous Persons
Afecting Canadian Interests.
CANADIAN.
Lead is now quoted at £11 5s on
the London market. -
The Canadian militia is to be
brought up to 10,000 men.
Trinity College,Toronto,has ratified the agreement for federation.
The surplus for the fiscal year
ending June 30 amounted to $14,-
320,925.
Mr. Justice Walkem has resigned his seat on the benoh of the provincial Suprene Court.
Chinese gamblers have been
making armed attacks on eaoh
other's houses in Vancouver.
The riots at Sault Ste Marie
have been quieted down and most
of the men have now been paid.
A measure is to be laid before
the Dominion legislature attempting to secure greater purity in elections.
The civic committee of Ottawa
has recommended the acceptance
of the offer made by the Bell Telephone company.
Montreal has refused the extension of the tram franchises without
substantial concessions aB to passenger rateB and share in the profits
whioh have been refused.
Postmaster Costin of Glenmorris,
Ontario, has issued a writ for
$5000 against Judge Hardy of
Brantford because the latter committed him to gaol as a judgement
debtor iu contempt.
IMPERIAL.
Australia iB fitting up a government arsenal.
Sir James Ritchie has been elected Lord Mayor of London.
Premier Balfour's new oabinet
is not nearly as strong as his  last.
Cape Colony generally is strongly in favor of Chamberlain's polioy.
The Education Bill is still provoking much hostility in Great
Britain.
The United States case has been
closed before the Alaskan Boundary commission.
Chamberlain's Glasgow speech
in favor of his new policy has
created a great stir.
The customs revenue in Cape
Colony is showing a decline for the
first time in several years.
Premier Balfour has sharply
oritioized the Duke of Devonshire
for retiring from his oabinet.
Fifly thousand tickets were ap
plied for at the railways by those
wishing to hear Chamberlain's
speeoh at Glasgow.
Owing to the cabinet crisis the
British-French negotiations with
regard to Morocco have been tern'
porarily broken off.
The September returns of British
trade show an increase of $18,423,-
500 in imports and a decrease of
$2,401,500 in exports.
The King has commanded
the publication of portions  of  the
correspondence of Queen   Victoria
between 1837 and 1861.
No suocessor has yet been   appointed to the   recently   deceased
Sir Michael Herbert,   British am
bassador at Washington.
The Honorable Artillery company of London is viBiting BoBton
and other eastern points. They
have received a ilatering reception.
The city of Portsmouth has
bought the birthplace of Charles
Dickens for $5000 and will establish a Dickens museum in the
house.
The King who has been staying
at Balmoral has bought to the
house at Balnacboil given by the
late Queen to her body servant
John Brown.
The Ottawa journal (independent) suggests the appointment of
Sir Wilfrid Laurier to the Colonial
Secretaryship as the next best man
after Joseph Chamberlain.
FOREIGN
It iB reported that Japan is send-
a couple of regiments of infantry
to Korea.
An attempt was made near
Butte to wreck the Northern Pacific express.
Prince Andreas of Greace haB
been married to Princess Alice of
Battenberg.
Some altar ornaments have been
stolen from the cathedral of St.
Peter in Rome.
Another Panama canal treaty
is being submitted to the Colombian legislature.
Russia is still forti'ying herself
more strongly on .the Manchurian
posts close to Korea.
The decline in steel bonds has
made some gifts of Andrew Carnegie of doubtful value.
Lake Union in Seattle has burst
its banks and in so doing has excavated the sea   canal thoroughly.
A Manila inspector of immigration is charged with fraudulently
bringing Chinese into the Philippines.
The retiring directors of the
Great Northern railway have been
unanimously reelected on the annual meeting.
Serious charges of oorruptiou are
being levied against the militia
officers now overawing the strikers
at Cripple Creek.
There is stated to be no foundation for the report that Germany
intends a new demonstration
against Venezuela.
Orders have been issued at Constantinople for the summary execution of all Bulgarians found in
Macedon without arms.
The Times correspondent has reported strongly on the atrocities
the Turks are committing under
pretext of pacifying Macedon.
Tillman, aocused of the deliberate murder or Editor GonBalez,
says he thought Gonsalez was
going to fire at him as he saw him
place his hand in his pocket.
Sam Parks has declared he is
willing to retire from tbe walking
delegateBhip of the New York
housesmiths and bridgemen's
unions in favor of a younger   man.
Tannla Dance
The Rossland Tennis Club gave
a particularly nice dance last evening at the Masonio Hall, which
was largely attended. The giving
away of the prizes won at the re-
oent tournament, was one of the
pleasing features of the affair.
Two prizes will be given at the Alham
bra Bowling alley every two weeks for
the largest score made,
RETURNS OF THE ELECTION
Premier McBride Slightly in the
Lead.
BALANCE OF PARTIES IS NOW EVEN
Much Depending Upon Today's Recount at Fernie--
Socialists Ahead and May Control the
Situation.
Complete returns, not always
official, but sufficiently near to
leave the reBult settled, have
been returned, giving the following
seats to the Conservatives: Atlin,
Dewdney, Esquimau, Grand Forks,
Kamloopa, Kaslo, Lillooet, Nelson,
New Westminster, Okanogan,
Richmond, Vancouver, (5), Ymir,
which together with u .completed,
but sufficiently informed returnB
from Coinox, Revelstoke, Similkameen aud Skeena, also giving a
Conservative majority, show the
total number of Conservatives undoubtedly seated to be 21.
Complete but in many cases unofficial returns give to the Liberals
Alberni, Cariboo (2), Chilliwack,
Columbia, Cosiichan, Cranbrook,
Delta, Greenwood, Island, Rossland, Saaniuh, Victoria (4), Yale.
Total 17.
Two Socialists are returned from
Nanaimo and Newcastle and a
Progressive from Slocan.
This accounts for 41 seats giving
the Conservatives a majority of
one. The forty-second seat is Fernie, of which there is an official
recount today. If the Liberals obtain this the Conservatives will
have only the half of the house and
neither ihey nor the Liberals will
be able to govern without a coalition with the Socialists or a pact
between themselves. If the reverse
then Premier McBride will have,
not counting the speaker, a majority of one.
Alberni—one--W. W. B. Me-
Innes, 253, Liberal; Major Hickey,
91 Conservative.
Atlin—one—Dr. Young, Conser
vative 175; J. Kirkland, 159, Progressive.
Cariboo—two—J. Murphy, 208,
H. Jones, 187, Liberal; S. A. Rogers, 161, W. Adams, 174, Conserva
tive.
Chilliwack—one—C. W. Munro,
202, Liberal; J. L. Atkinson, 175,
Conservative.
Columbia—one—W. C. WellB,
Liberal. Elected by acclamation.
Comox—one—F. McB. Young,
Liberal, R. Grant, Conservative.
Cranbrook—one—J. H. King,498
Liberal, T. Cavin,438 Conservative.
Cowichan—one—J. Evans, 193
Liberal, E. M. [Skinner,181 Conservative.
Delta—one—J. Oliver, 353 Liberal W. H. Ladner, 230 Conservative,
Dewdney—one—W. W. Forrester, 148 Liberal, Hon. R. JMcBride,
310 Conservative.
Eequimalt—onr— J. Jardine, 208
Liberal, C. E. Pooley, [234 Conser
vative.
Fernie—one—E.C.Smith.Liberal,
W. R. RoBS.ConBervative, J. R. Mc-
Pberson, Socialist.
Grand Forks—one—W. H. P.
Clement, 175 Liberal, G. A. Fraser,
345 Conservative, J. Riordan, 88
Socialist.
Greenwood—one—J. R. Brown,
380 Liberal, E. G. Spankie, 263
Conservative, E. Mills, 330 Socialist.
Islands—one—T. W. Paterson,
221 Liberal, H. W. Bullock, 152
Conservative.
Kamloops—one—F. J. Deane
422 Liberal; F. J. Fulton, 442 Conservative.
Kaslo—one—J. L. Retallaok 231
Liberal,R. Green,268 Conservative,
S. Shannon, 161 Socialist.
Lillooet—one — A. MoDonald,
Conservative. Eleoted by acclamation.
Nanaimo—one—E. Quennell,325
Conservative, H. Sheppard, 294
Progressive, J. Hawthornthwaite,
488 Socialist.
Nelson—one—S. S.Taylor, 357
Liberal, J. Houston, 424 Conservative.
Newcastle—one—D. W. Murray
202 Liberal, A. Bryden, 217 Conservative, P. Williams, 357 Socialist.
New Westminster—one—W. H.
Keary, 657 Liberal, T. Giflord, 854
Conservative.
Okanagan—one—T. W. Sterling,
350 Liberal, P. ElliBon, 416 Conservative.
RevelBtoke—one—J. M. Kellie,
Liberal, T. Taylor, Conservative,
John W. Bennett,   Socialist.
Richmond—one—J. C. Brown,
285 Liberal, F. Carter Cotton, 408
Conservative.
Rossland—one—A. S. Goodeve,
344 Conservative, J. A. Macdonald,
437 Liberal.
Saanioh—one—H. Tanner, 260
Liberal, D. M. Eberts, 216 Conservative.
Similkameen—one—W. A. Mao-
Lean, Liberal, L. W. Shatford.Con-
servative.
Skeena—one—C. W. D. Clifford,
Conservative; P. Herman, Liberal.
Slocan—one—W. Hunter, 280
Conservative,W. Davidson,352 Progressive.
Vancouver—five—J.J. Mortimer,
1338 W. Griffith, 284 A. R. Steb-
bings, 950 Socialist, A. G. Perry
1250 F. Williams, 1372 J. McLaren 1164 Progressive, R. G. Tat-
low, 2481 C. Wilson, 2300 J. P.
Garden, 2284 W. J. Bowser, 2198
A. H. B. MacGowan, 2312 Conservative, J. Martin, 1445 T. Baxter,
1412 Dr. Brydone Jack, 1490 J.
D. Turnbull, 1194 C. R. Monck,
903 Liberal.
Viotoria—four—R. L. Drury,1814
W.G.Cameron,1803 J. D. MoNiven,
1601 R. Hall, 1555 Liberal, H. D.
Helmoken, 1339 A. E. MoPhillips,
1307 C. Hayward, 1407 J. Hunter,
1132 Conservative, J. C. Watters,
099 Sooialist.
Yale—one—Stuart    Henderson,
252 Liberal, T.   G. MoManamon,
167 Conservative,
Ymir—one—A. Parr,278 Liberal,
H. Wright, 392 Conservative.
SOURCES   OF   WATER
Where Water Can Be Obtained For Reduction
Plants.
Although distinctly referred to
by the oity engineer there is one
phase of the water supply of this
oity which does not seem to be
generally understood of the general
public and that is the possibility
of the establishment of large catch
water basins in the mountains.
Stoney oreek has two branches
above the spot whence the water is
now taken the one rising in the
principal bid of Granite mountain
and the other in the big draw between Granite and Kirkup mountains. Besides this there is a
northern fork running just north
of the southermost peak of Kirkup.
Owing to denudation of timber
water is not retained so long in the
ground running rapidly off but the.
same amount falls as of yore.
Catch basins may very well be
established on the upper portions
of these streams and used to supplement the Bupply when the dry
season sets in.
What is true of Stoney creek is
also true of both branches of Rook.
The Bouth fork of Rock oreek,
whence is at present drawn a portion of the city's supply, divides
again near the Murphy creek trail
and drains a huge basin about two
miles deep and ae many broad at its
highest narrowing fast as it approaches the trail. This is divided into two portions by a heavily
wooded ridge and the whole lies between Kirkup and Green mountains.
The north fork of Rock creek,
two mileB further along, drains
what is evidently the ancient crater of Green mountain. The head
of this oreek is in a flat marshy
bottom surrounded by four towering peaks, the lowest of which is
probably 700 feet above the basin.
The construction of a catchwater
basin here is an easy engineering
feat at a point about two miles up
tbe Two Jack trail, now little used,
which leaving the Murphy creek
trail just beyond the seventh mile
post, crosses Green mountain to
Big Sheep creek. Owing to the
flatness of tbe bottom a dam of no
formidable dimensions would pen
up an enormouB area of water.
This would perhaps be the most
effective of all the subsidiary dams
spoken of.
So it will be seen that before its
becoming necessary to go on to
Murphy oreek and thence to Blueberry for a supply of water for
Rossland concentrators, it will be
poBsible to utilize vast amounts of
water now going to waste at an expense which will not be thought to
be prohibitive.
MINES OF
JCOOTENAY
Rossland   and   Boundary
Shipments.
LATEST RETURNS OF OUTPUT
What the Mines Are Doing Over the
District—Rossland   Doing
Well.
There is little to note this week.
The mines are all doing well, and
the only thing of interest is the
Elmore plant, whioh is now nearly
oompleted, still waiting, however,
for the last of the machinery. Mr.
F. Elmore has arrived from London, and the chief officials with him
are carefully superintending the
final opening up of the plant.
WEEK      TOTAL
Le Roi  5080 150,409
Centre Star  1260 61462
War Eagle  m0 46,389
LeRoi No. 2  720 17,082
Kootenay  6i20g
y^'  50        4,S7o
Jumbo  ico        2,273
Giant  7Jf
White Bear  250
Spitzee  ,g0
Silica concentrates  85
Homestake  80
I.X.L  60
O. K  20
Totals  8,370    289,872
Boundary Shipment..
Phoenix, Oct, 10—(Special.) —
This week the combined mines of
the Boundary make a big jump in
the total of ore shipment, an inorease of nearly 3000 tons over last
week, which was itself well up to
the mark. The total this week is
not far from 20,000 tons, occasioned by nearly every one of the nine
mines on the shipping list making
something of an increase over laBt
week's record.
Granby mines to Granby smelter,
9,117 tons; Mother Lode to Greenwood smelter, 3808 tons; Snowshoe
to Sunset smelter,2730 tons; Athelstan to Sunset smelter,210 tons; Oro
Denoro to Sunset smelter, 792 tons;
Emma to Greenwood, Granby
and Nelson Bmelter, 1155 tons;
Sunset to Sunset smelter, 488 tonB;
Morrisou to Greenwood smelter
320 tons; Winnipeg to Sunset
Bmelter 450 tons.
The Qranby smelter this week
treated 8600 tons, making 247,290
tons for the year.
The following shipments were
made by the different mines:
WEEK TOTAL
Granby    0,117 268,322
Mother Lode    3.808 06351
Snowshoe    2,730 5^602
J.!-c  19,365
Sunset      488        14.ru
£mm?  '.'55 I4.-95
Oro Denoro  792 7756
Morrison  320 ,' ,.
Athelstan  210 2,250
Winnipeg  450 laJJ
Providence  70>
Klkhorn  Jjg
Just Crazy
Mr. Bragg—She's just crazy to
marry me.
MiBB Sweetly—Naturally; any
girl would be.—Philadelphia Ledger.
Totals 19,070     484,725
Spokane Industrial   Fair Oct. 5 to 13
For the above occasion the Spokane Falls & Northern   Railway
will sell round trip tickets to Spokane   at   one  and   one-fifth, viz:
$6:16. Selling dateB October 4th to
12th inclusive.   Final limit Ootober 14th.   Children half fare.
H, P. Brown, Agent,
llossland, B. C.
H. A. Jackson, G. P. A.,
Spokane, Wash. THE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND, B C, OCT. 10 1903.
AUTHORS
AND BOOKS
What the Magazines are
Saying
ARTICLES OFCURRENTCOMMENT
Some Recent Books and Periodicals
-Topics Interesting- General Readers.
The Royal Magazine for October
is a fair average number, Halliwell
Sutcliffe's smuggling story still
being the chief attraction along
with the adventures of Mr. Dim-
mock.
The Pall Mall is along its uBual
line, which is more than usually
of the dilettanti stamp. "The
Queen's Quair" is the chief story,
while one by George Griffith, the
"Lost Elixir," is sufficiently startling to please even the sated reader
of wonders. "The Vineyard," by
John Oliver HobbeB, has itB usual
installment.
The Canadian Magazine contain
a timely article on the meeting of
the Chambers of Commerce of the
Empire, at Montreal, and another
on the grain fields of that Northwest which is now attracting such
world wide attention from its growing importance, and its budding
into the Imperialistic idea of becoming the granary of Greater
Britain.
Lippincott's chief feature this
month is F. Riddale's "A Heir to
Millions," a story of romantic love
with the old tag but modernized
up to date. Besides this there is
the usual complement of short
stories of "the stuff that dreams are
made of," is a quasi scientific artiole on the current Munsey, on the
possibility of reaching the moon
and utilizing it for commercial purposes, The author settles the question definitely in hie own mind by
declaring the problem by no means
insoluble. Another article discusses the probable nominees for
the presidentship of the United
States. The magazine is then
made up with tbe usual literature.
The Cosmopolitan for the present
month is hardly up to its usuul
standard, although it contains a
good story by Seumas Macmanus,
and a curious proposal anent international yacht racing.by Sir Thomas Lipton.
Among tbe new books, "The
Heart of Toil," by Octave Thanet,
will command attention. Descriptive of work among the toiling it is
vividly written, but hardly for all
its brilliancy, enters into the true
' spirit of the workers, being rather
a special bit of writing.
"Under the Rose," by F. Ieham,
the author of the "Strollers" is a
novel of the pseudo historical type
dealing with France as it existed
at the time of Rabelais. The story
is hardly up to the level of the
"Strollers," but the matter is more
pleasing than tbe arohaic garb in
which it is presented to the public.
"The One Woman," by Thomas
Dixon, is a most extraordinary
Bttry of the warring forces of Socialism and human nature. Everything ia a tangle: religion, morals, manner, sooiety dance before
the readers' brain in a veritable
Dance of Death. If the story has
a moral it is hard to read, but the
most apparent one is that the love
of a good woman is deathless, while
the instinct   of  the autochthonal
savage, still linger as deathless in
the breast of the average man.
Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler has
written a powerful novel in Place
and fower, whoBe brilliant dialogue
and pen painting will chain tbe
readers of that firBt proof of that
talented authoress' real powerB—
"Concerning Isabel Camaby."
OUTSIDE
MINE NEWS
What Is Being Done Outside the Province.
Liberal Platform
1. The immediate redistribution of
the 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 cash and not in land and no
bonus 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
Ooast-Kootenay railway; the Cariboo
railway, the extension of the Island rail
way; a railway from Alberni to a point
on the east roast ot 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 sich legislation should be
enacted as will result iu 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 and
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. Ab the province cai only advance
hy the settlement within its borders of
thrifty and prosperous citizens, and as
Orientals never become cit zens in any
proper sense of the word, we declare it
to be the duty of the government to discourage Oriental immigration and employment 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
preventing such strikes and lockouts,
and we approve the adoption of compulsory arbitration.
10. 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 the debt of the province except
for public works properly ehargeable to
capital.
11. The retaining of the resources of
the province as an asset for the benefit
of the people and taking effective measures to prevent the alienation of the public domain except for actual bo a fide
business or industrial purposes, putting
an end to the practice of speculating in
connection with the same.
12. The construction and maintenance of roads throughout the province
to aid in the development of the mining
and agricultural districts.
MINING ALL OVER THE WORLD
Progress of Various Countries in
the Minirg of Precious
Metals.
Miss Humphries will open a
dancing class for children on October 1.
MORTGAGE SALE
Under and by virtue of Power of Sale
contained in a certain mortgage, whicli
will be produced at time of sale, there
will be offered for sale by Public Auction
at the premises, Le Koi avenue, in the
City ol Rossland, at 12 o'clock noon, on
the 6th day of October, 1903, by Walter
J. Robinson, Auctioneer, the following
property, viz: Lot 6, Block 43, according to Map 579 in the town of Rossland.
Terms of Sale.
Ten per cent of the purcliase money at
time of sale, the balance within thirty
days thereafter. For further particulars
apply to
MACD.NELL, McMaster & GEABY,,
51 Yonge street. Toronto.
POWDER SMOKE—Did it ever
give you headache? Dr. Scotts
headache powders are a qnick and
sure onre. Sold at Morrows Drug
Store.
In "Die Finanz Chronik" the exports of nitre from Chili in 1902
are stated to have reached the
record value of $185,879,965,
The Bureau of Russian Ironmas
tore has published the iron trade
statistics of Russia for 1902. The
production of pig iron was 157,490,-
9S1 poods, and that of wrought iron
and steel 117,509,000.
The "Mining Review" of Ottawa
for last month strongly advocates a
reciprocal tariff with the United
States in the case of iron ores
chiefly with a view to fostering that
mining industry in Ontario.
On Long Island, a small piece of
land some twelve miles west of
North Sydney, C. B., a seam of ap
pareutly valuable hematite iron
ore has been discovered, and in itB
vicinity a rich deposit of ochre.
It seems likely that an attempt
will be mado to systematically ex
plore the gold bearing creeks of
Klondike in an ell'ort to trace a
deep auriferous channel, the exist-
once of which is held to have been
proved upon a shaft,which was sunk
on Eldorado creek last year.
The International Geological
Congress at Vienna, which was
opened in August, was attended by
some 400 representatives of all nationalities. It was decided that the
next congress, in 1900, should be
held in the city of Mexico. In
1909 the congress will be held in
Canada.
The mineral resources of Venezuela are discussed in the SudAfri
kanische VVochenechrift of September. With the exhaustion of the
El Callao mine the production of
gold fell suddenly. Iu 1884 it waB
233,000 ounces, whilst in 1899 it
was only 42,000 ounce3. The deposits of tin, lead, and zinc ores
and asphalt are considerable, but
have not received attention from
foreign capital.
In a Swedish journal Mr. J. Bol-
stad decribea the iron ores of Brazil.
Some of the deposits are extremely
rich. They may be classed under
three heads: 1, hematite ore, 2,
ferriferous mica schist, and 3, iron
Bands. The ores are remote from
England, and coal is wanting; consequently the iron industry is in-
considerable. Manganese ores are>
however, largely mined, and form
25 per cent of the world's supply.
In 1902 there were 5,403 claims
inscribed on the Peru Register of
Mines, as compared with 4920
claims in 1901 and 5178 claims in
1900. It is estimated that about
two thirds of tho olaims are worked. It is well nigh impossible to
aecertain the real value of oreB exported from Peru, inasmuch as no
pains are taken in order to insure
accuracy in the declarations ol
value.
The Egyptian Gazette, says that
no reasonable doubt existB in the
minds of impartial and well informed people iu Egypt that Egypt
and tbe Sudan both contain aome
very valuable gold deposits. The
experience of the Nile Vally company, which during the five months
of last season obtained as much as
£20,000 worth of gold from the
Una Garaiart Mine, is ample proof
- hat the old noikings did not ex
haust the valuable ore worked   by
the ancients.
The aocounts for the year ended
June 30, of the El Oro, Canada,
show a net realised profit of £203,-
437. The repoit states that the
development of the mines has been
prosecuted vigorously during
the period, and with satisfactory results. During the year
110,968 dry tons of ore were treated
in the mills, the average groes
value in gold and silvsr being
$16.58 per ton, of which $13.72 per
ton was recovered. The working
expenses, including all taxes, mining, development, milling, and
other operating charges, were $4.97
per ton. The ore returns blocked
out and awaiting extraction on
June 30 last, are estimated at
543,890 tons.
Conservative Platform
[Adopted at Revolsloko, Beptomber 18th, v.*t>.]
1. Tliutthisconvention ivullli-nix the polioy
of ihe; party in matters of provincial roads ami
trails: tho ownership and control of railways
andtho development of tho affrtoultural resources of the province aw laid down in tho
platform adopted in Ootober, 1809, whioh is us
follows;
"To actively aid in the constniclion of trails
throughout the undeveloped portions of tbo
provinoe and the buildingof provincial trunk
roads of publio necessity.
"To adopt tho principles of government ownership of railways in so for us the circumstances of the provim-e will admit, and tho
adoption of tho principle thai no bonus should
he granted to any railway company which
does not glvo the government of the province
controlof rates over lines bonusod, together
with the option of purchase.
"To actively assist by stato aid in the development of the agricultural resources of the
provinoe."
2. That in tho meantime and until the railway policy above set forth can be accomplished, a general railway act be passed giving
freedom to construe! railways under certain
approved regulations, analogous to the system
that has resulted iu such extensive railway
construction in the United States, with so
much advantage lu trade and oommeroe.
3. That to encourage the mining industry,
the taxation of metalliferous mines should.be
on the basis of apereontage on the net prollts.
4. That tho government ownership of telephone systems should be brought about as a
lirst step in the acquisition of public utilities,
5. That a portion of every coal aron here
after to be tlisposed of should be mjorved from
sale or lease, so that state owned mines may bo
easily accessible, if their operation becomes
necessary or atl visnble.
(i. 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 legislature and government of
the provinoe should persevere in the offbrt to
secure the exclusion of Asiatic labor.
8. That the matter of better terms in tho
way of subsidy nnd appropriations for tho
provinoe should be vigorously pressed upon tho
Dominion government.
I). That the silver-lead industries of the provinco be fostered and encouraged by ihe Imposition of increased customs duties on lend and
lead products imported into Canada, and that
the Conservative members of the Dominion
House bo urged to support any motion introduced for such a purpose,
10. That as industrial disputes almost invariably result in great loss and injury both to the
parties directly concerned and to tho publio,
legislation should be passed to provide means
foranatnieablo adjustment of such disputes
between omploycrs and omployc.-..
11. That it is advisable to foster the manu-
fact ore of tho raw products of tho province
within tho province as far as practicable by
means of taxation on thesuid raw produets.subj
eet to rebate of the same iu whole or part
when manufactured in British Columbia.
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Interesting Items of Social
Reform.
PROGRESS MADE BY NEW PARTY
What is Being Done by Socialists
In Canada and the World
Over.
Korea, the Azores and Portugal
are to be drawn upon for labor in
Hawaiian cane fields.
Rumors of further troubles are
afloat in connection with the engineering trade in the Clyde, Eng.
district.
The percentage of wage earners
who are females is: In the United
StateB, 14; in Germany, 25; in England, 20; in Italy, 40, and in Austria, 47.
Engineering firms of Belfast,
Ireland, reduce wages of employes
5 per cent in Ootober. This is
owing to American and continental
competition.
Single TaxerB have perfected
plans to issue a Canadian Single
Tax organ for three years. Headquarters will be Toronto and Walter Roebeck managing editor.
A commissary and a lodge houBe
for idle miners and millinen in the
district have been opened at Tellu-
ride, Colo., by the Weetsrn Federation of Miners.
Last month, at British collieries
employing 480,406 workpeople, the
pits worked an average of 4.S4 days
a week. The number employed
was 2 per cents greater than a year
ago.
A bill is being formulated by the
King's Daughters of Mississippi to
be introduced in the next legislature, providing for the regulation
of child labor employed in the
factories and mills.
Minneapolis, Minn., building
laborers have consented to submit
their strike to arbitration. They
struck for 2fl cents an hour and
recognition of the union. They
had been receiving $2 for a nine
hour day:
Lord Peel has decided against
the coal ownerB in the South Wales
district aB regards their demand
for a reduction in the wages of the
miners. In both the recent cases
the miners have gained by the arbitration awards.
Miners at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho,
have organized and are prospering.
The destruction of the Bunker
Hill and Sullivan concentrator at
Wardner four years ago last April
put an end to many unionB in that
time.
The strike of the textile workers
in Saxony is general; some 7500
men ceased work recently and it is
expected that others in allied industries will join in the strike. Tbe
men demand a ten hour day and a
10 per cent incr ease in wages.
The Austrian department of labor published the result of a canvass among garment makers, showing that 56 per cent of the home
workers in the trade mentioned received $1 to $4 a week, the remaining 44 per cent getting somewhat
higher wages.
Canadian locals of the Bricklayers' and Masons' International
Unions have decided to appoint an
arbitration committee to settle all
in Canada, and have asked that
the charters and official journal
oover be changed and some design
selected that will bear an emblem
of Canada.
court decrees that have done si
much to undermine and destro;
their organizations.
The occupations of the eight;
one Socialists elected at the elec
tions in June last to be members 0
the German reichstag are as foi
Iowa: Sixteen are editors of newE
papers, thirteen are literary me;
unattached to any particular jour
nal, three are described as journal
ists, seven are tobacconists, five ar
masters printers, five are publicani
fifteen are employed in varior.
capacities in Socialist organiza
tions, three are lawyers three tai
ors, two cabinet makers, one mei
chant, one manufacturer, on
bookbinder, one upholsterer, on
glove maker, one bookseller, on
town councillor, and one of n
occupation.
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cepl Sunday Monday at
at 6:30 a.m 7:00 a.m.
for Trail, Phoenix,
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Grand Forks, Fife,
Greenwood, Kholr, Midway and all Boundary
District points.
Daily except Daily except
Sunday Monday
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Mon., Wed., Fri Wed.. Eri., Sun
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Northport, Spokane
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Daily except Daily except
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Kaslo, and also Waneta,
Ymir. Nelson and Sulmo,
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Daily <i:oo p. m.
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Ordinary letter mail
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European and other
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M't Temple Oct. 16 L.Champlain. Oct 22
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Tunisian Oct 10 Parisian.. .Oct. 17
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From Koston
Mayflower.. Oct 8 Columbus ...Oct 14
AMERICAN LINE
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RED STAR LINE
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CUNARD LINE
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Numidian ...Oct 1 Mongolian.... Oct 7
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Continental sailings of North German
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O. W. DEY, Agent,
C.PK: Depot, Rossland.
All over England the leaders of
the trades unions movement are
standing for parliament. Iu most
instances they are leaving their old
political affiliations and standing
aa "labor candidates," and announcing their bitter hostility to Petch & Schwartzenhauer Props.
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ATLIN
Rsporfcs of the season's operations at Atlin are of a generally
favorable nature although oarly in
the year work was Beriously interfered with by the high 'waters,
followed by labor troubles. Nevertheless, it is thought that tbe gold
yield will again show a further increase. Good returns have already
been received from McKee, Birch,
Wright, Otter, Slate and Pine
creeks, while there is every prospect that the clear up on Boulder
creek will be exceptionally heavy.
The British American Dredging
company recently completed the
installation of a dredging plant, at
a cost of -1200,000, on its property
in this district, and more attention
has been directed this year to the
development of quartz prospeolt?.
Last month a large scale was
effected of 1900 acres of bench and
creek leases on McKee and Eldorado orecke, and preparations have
already been made for the equipment of this property in readiness
for the early commencement of
mining.
BOUNDAKY.
The Sunset smelter,, at Boundary
Falls, had to bank one of itB furnaces for a short time last week,
on account of the lack of power on
the C. P, R. to get coke   through.
About 825 men are now on the
payroll of the Granby mines, and
close to a hundred each are em-
* ployed by tbe Snowshoe and
Mother Lode. All the mint is of the
Boundary are still gradually increasing the forces.
It is understood that the people
who recently took hold of the
Volcanic, on the North Fo rk of the
Kettle river, on a basis of over
$100,000, are much pleased by the
tests they have made. 'The property has been worked for years by
R. A. Brown, the locator.
It may be three or four weeks
yet before the Granby smelter will
be enabled to blow in two new furnaces—-Nob. 5 and (i—that are now
ready for operations with the exception of tho two slag hauling
locomoti.es, which have been
shipped from the manufacturers.
There are over 40 men at present
employed in the Bodie mine and
saw mill. The company is getting
the foundation ready for the amalgamating plant that will be installed as soon as the machinery can
be manufactured, the most of which
iB here. The Bodie ia a free gold
proposition and has all the ear
marks of a great mine.
The Golden Eagle mining operations are now progressing at a rapid rate and Manager Straight
wears a look af satisfaction. The
carpenters have almost completed
the work of roofing the machinery
and the works. The work in the
shaft is progressing nicely. The
material now being taken from the
works is highly mineralized, but
tbe ore is estimated to be at a considerable depth yet.
COAST.
J. W. Ladd, manager of the
mineB being worked at Copper Island, reports that operations at
Copper Island have ceased for the
present, aa tbe capacity of the
furnaces at Irondale is being increased and the whole plant ia being generally overhauled. On tbia
account no more ore is wanted and.'
the mines have olosed, He hopes,
however, that operations will recommence within a short time.
ISLAND
The Leonora mine, on Vancouver
Island, haa an output of 150 tone
of copper ore a day.
The Tyee Copper oompany continue to keep up their high records,
no less than 4787 tonB, exclusive of
customs ore, were Binelted during
August; the value, lea; refining
charges, being $78,885.
The Wellington Colliery oompany ia increasing ita output at the
Comox mines and this will be still
further augmented. Aa fast aa
places are found for them the number employed will be increased.
At present the mines are turning
out about 1000 tonB a day.
Mr. B. F. August, a mining
engineer of Colombue, Ohio, who
recently visited the coal deposits at
Coldwater, in the Newcastle district, haa expressed a very favor
able opinion of the extent of the
occurrences in that region, and for
oertain purposes the quality is all
that oould be desired.    -.
KAMLOOPS,
Referring to the recent mining
operations in the Bridge River district, the Lilloet Proapeotor states
that development work at the Ben
D'Or, Lome Pioneer and other
mines here has been in steady
progress, while the Anderson Lake
mines have made thiB year a very
satisfactory showing, last month's
clean up having been a record one.
Plaoer enterprise at North Fork
has, however, been somewhat restricted by water shortage, but better results would have been achieved had the maohinery now on ita
way to the mine arrived earlier.
LABDEAU.
Pipe for the Camborne water supply system is on the ground, but
ditching for the mains haa not yet
commenced and oannot begin until
the weather clears up, as it is impossible to do outdoor work under
the continuous downpour of rain
which has fallen here tor nearly a
month. Work at the reservoir has
also stopped for the same cause
The Ojohir Lade itampimill should
be in commission in a few days,
and it seems as it' the two Pool
oreek mills will simultaneously
start the roar of grinding and
pounding golden rock, whioh will
from then, on sound as sweet music
in the ears of Cambomites. A runaway oar on the Ophir-La.de tram
was an incident yeBteTdtay. No
great damage was done.
The Eva stampmill is completed
and the stamps all r< tady to -fall aB
soon as the water power iB turned
on. Some piping has yet to be
laid to the* flume, r towever, before
this oan bo> done, an d the inclement
weather of the past three weeks is
responsible for the faot that Eva
ore is not y et beir ig treated at the
mill. All 1.he out side work in the
oamp has lx ten hel d back because of
the heavy and continuous rain
which bas been f tiling now. This
is the:- rain, iest se aeon ever known
here.
NE C.90N
The' Fcai irman ,-Granite mine at
Nelson haa cloBf d down.
I SIMII ,KAMKKN.
The cliiii f p resent value ot coal
deposits fin    then interior, says the
processes
does not yet appear that the Nicola
ooal in general would make good
coke.
SLOCAN.
Work haB been resumed at the
Wakefield.
A certificate of improvements haB
been granted the Cameronian.
W. E. Boie is developing thr
Wavertree on. Erin mountain.
The annual meeting of the Arlington company will be held here
next week.
B. C. Riblet, of Nelson, haB received a contract te put in a tramway for the Minnesota Silver company, at Sandon.
Operations have ceased on the
Republic. The tools and supplies
have been brought down and stored
in the city
The first mining deal in tbe division in a year has been consum
mated here, whereby tbe Cripple
Stick and tbe Cripple Stick frao
tion, aituated on the north Bide of
Springer creek, were bonded by
English capital, represented by
Frederick Stock, of Nelson.
What ia known as the west vein
on the Ottawa, discovered while
driving the crosscut, ia taming out
a bonanza. It haa been.drifted on
for 35 feet and the ore now being
taken out is exceedingly rioh. Native silver ia plastered all over it,
together with grey copper and oopper pyriteB. An improvement is
also being shown on the east vein.
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THE ELECTIONS.
While there is this to be thankful for in the recent elections that
the disturbing element in the Liberal party haB once and for all been
got rid of, although there are one
or two of his henchmen still lingering on politically, it is to be regretted that a more decisive majority had not been accorded to
one party or the other. At present
it would seem that neither side can
reckon upon the formation of a
stable ministry without taking in
in the Socialists. Now men of the
stamp of Hawthornthwaite will
not work with boodlers be they of
either camp and it ia to be feared
that the heads of the parties are
not as yet sufficiently alive to the
temper of the province so as to determinedly read the offenders.
Neglect to do so cost Vanoouver
Liberals two seats if not three.
Neglect tp do bo has put Premier
McBride in his present politioal
position whioh cannot be regarded
as a bed of roses. The trouble is
that English capital cannot be pre
suaded to come into a province
without knowing what it is up
against. It is not go much matter
whether those conditions are Conservative or Liberal, Progressive or
Socialist aB long as they are known
It is the uncertainty which is play'
ing havoc with the best interests
of the province in this regard.
Rossland wants within the next
year over half a million dollars to
start concentration and other reduction works and to get that
money with the uncertainty of
political conditions will be a difficult task indeed.
glance at our advertising columns
will also show who is supporting
that side. We may alBO freely ad
mit that every mine in the camp
which iB working for the good of
camp, and not pursuing a deliberate aim of making its interests inimical to Rossland as t» whole, are
with us. The interests of labor aud
capital are not opposed, but they
can be made to be opposed. The
Would has ever upheld the interests of this city. It has ever supported its mines, and it is only due
that the mines and the people
Bhould Bupport the Wam.u. It is
owned by no inimical influence
Beeking to control the affairs
of the city in large matters and in
small, and which ie in continual
harassing litigation with the work-,
men of the camp. Words are cheap
and acts are expensive, and we
claim to be judged on our record.
We know our friends, and we take
this opportunity of thanking them
for their support, but do our friends
always know us?
THE VACANT JUDGESHIP,
There is one thing that Laurier
can do whioh will cement the
friendship of the Kootenays, and
that ig to give us a Supreme Court
judge who has interests in the
upper country, and who can therefore be depended upon to make his
residence amongst us. Nor do we
want any man appointed for mere
political services. Such things
ought to be eliminated in the choosing of a judge. His judicial attainments should be the sole reason
of his choice. Now there iB no
man in the Kootenay who would
ba better fitted for the post than
the present member for RosBland.
Mr. J. A. Macdonald is a olever
lawyer. He is a man of moral
worth and conspicuous integrity.
His attitude of mind is distinotly
judicial, and if he would accept the
province the Kootenay could
have no better judicial servant
ANOTHER ANNEXATION.
It is an ineradicable notion on the
part of a good many worthy inhabitants of the United States
that the ultimate fate of Canada is
to be annexed to their country.
This is always cropping up in numberless funny wayB, One of the
latest emanates from a well known
firm of Spokane brokerB in Bending
a circular their to clients.prospeotive
or otherwise. They quote Bernard
Macdonald in supports of the assertion that $20,000,000 have been
paid in dividendB by the mines
of the "Spokane group."
Tbe assertion is true enough but
the appelation is a misnomer. In
the "Spokane group" are included
Rossland, Slocan, Camp McKin-
ney, East Kootenay and Nelson
and these account for nearly seven
and a half of the whole total of the
$20,000,000 referred to. Really
the Spokane broker must have
had the annexation of thiB
country strongly in his mind
when he refers to this great
mining district as a mere appanage
of his city.
It is   regarded   more or leBB  as a
far away issue whose outcome will
barely touch this province for -good
or for evil.   This   is not the case,
inasmuch as there in a very direct
way   in which  British  Columbia
will be affected.   A restricted free
trade within the Empire and protection to all outside the pale, will
have the immediate effect of making Canada a portion of the Imperial highway of trade.   The trade
of the Far East already supports
three huge cities, Shanghai, Hongkong and Singapore, numbering between them cloBe  upon a million
inhabitants    It   iB almost wholly
in   British   hands.   Muoh of that
trade,  as  with that of  Australia,
New Zealand and, to a certain extent, India now goeB to San Francisco, Portland and Puget Sound.
It will   hereafter, ii   Chamberlain
wins out, be centred in the terminals of the great Canadian transcontinental routes, Vanoouver and
Port   Simpson, if the latter ib selected, which is from certain considerations doubtful, by the Grand
Trunk.   Moreover the opening up
of the   Northwest   by the   Grand
Trunk with an eaBy accessible outlet upon the Pacific, will give the
seaborne  grain   trade to   British
Columbia.    A  tax   upon   ft reign
wheat will settle up the Northwest
and will develop   both its population and that of the suitable districts on the Pacific slope in thiB
provinoe enormously,   Canada will
become the granary of the Empire,
and in that granary the Northwest
and  British Columbia will be the
ohief   contributors.   The  Empire
numbers over 400,000,000 people,
and   suoh   a   market  dwarfs   all
others.   But   the  link from East
to   West is Canada, and the  ice
free, sun bathed ports of this prov
ince,   warmed   by   the equatorial
ocean   current, will be  portals of
such a commerce as the world has
never as yet seen.   British Colum
bians   ought to   be Chamberlain's
warmest friends.
IN HOT WATER AGAIN
Mayor Dean is   Involved
In a Quarrel With
the Hotels
BRITISH COLUMBIA.
WE, US & CO,
The result of the recent election
has shown plainly that the working men of this camp have to be
reokoned with. A glauce at our editorial columns will plainly show
that in good or evil report this
paper has ever supported them.  A
There is one thing that no man of
this province ought to negleot, no,
nor no woman neither, and that is
to impress the fact that its name is
one that they need not be ashamed
of. It is British Columbia and
not "B. C." "B. C." iB liable to be
oonfounded with "D. C," and
while it may be true enough that
"D. C." would like to annex
"B. C," yet it is by no means probable that "B. C." would acquiesce.
It is all very well for British Columbians to know that the Le Roi,
or the Lenora, the St. Eugene or
the Slocan Star are mines within
its limits, and content themselves
with just indicating their locality
by adding the letters "B. C ," but
to people outside the province,
even Canadians, the fact iB by no
means sufficiently impressed that
British Columbia possesses mineB
whioh are quite equal to anything
over the line. The fact haB got to
be impressed and well rubbed in,
and the rubbing has got to be
done by British Columbians, for
there are none other who will do it
for ub.
COEUR D'ALENE MINES.
Dividends Declared by the Properties
Since Their Inception
It is ascertained that the ohief
magistrate is determined to enforoe
what he deemed to be the law in
the enforced dosing down of the
saloons on election night. The
circumstances are that the mayor
ordered the chief of polioe to inform
the various saloons in town to keep
closed until midnight of poling
day. This wag done, but in spite
of the order several saloons opened
as soon as the polls olosed. Mayor
Dean became wrathy and a prosecution hag been resolved on. The
B&loon men olaim that acoording to
preoedent, and British law ig
largely governed by precedent,
never before in this town, or for
the matter of that in any town of
this province, had the saloons been
kept closed after closing hours of
the regular poll. They declare
that the intent of the law is evidently that the electorate shall not
be influenced by the buying of
drinks, and as the po Is are
closed there can be no suoh influence exerted in any such manner. Their opponents say that the
law was meant to stop rioting alter
elections to whioh is retorted that
this meaning must be read into the
aot for it is not there. Moreover
that the aot gays nothing about
midnight, merely that the saloons
must be kept closed on "polling
day," not during the oivil day upon
whioh polling occurs. "Polling
day," it is contended, nutans muoh
the same aB working d y, and
working day oertaiuly does not
mean from midnight to midnight,
which is merely the oivil day as
opposed to the astronomical or the
ecolesiatioal. Certainly the question seems arguable and naturally
the mayor in his strict adheranco
to the lefer of the law (in this
particular case) wants it argued.
Sound Shingle Mills
THE CH/MBERLAIN POLICY
Apparently the average provincial paper has not considered
the effect of the Chamberlain polioy,
if adopted, upon British Columbia.
The following dividends have
been declared by the mines of the
Coeur d'Alene since their start. It
will be noticed, despite their gener
ally longer activity, the mines ol
this district, with seven and a half
millions as against twelve, compare very favorably. '
Bunker Hill & Sullivan..$l,514,000
Coeur d'Alene Dev. Co ..   200,000
Sierra Nevada    250,000
Milwaukee Mining Co...    505,000
Heola     120,000
Hercules     450,000
Tiger     500,000
Poorman     480,000
Granite    500,000
Mammoth   1,500,000
Morning      500,000
Standard  2,910,000
Empire State-Idaho  1,763,878
Tiger Poorman Co        20,000
Republic     382,000
Deer Trail        35,000
Iron Mountain      500,000
Seattle, Oct. 9.—The shingle
mills all over the Sound oountry
have stopped work, throwing hundreds of men out of employment.
The demand for logs has ceased
lumber being actually oheaper than
logs.   	
AT THE CITY COUNCIL
Proceedings] at   the Last
Meeting of the City
Fathers.
$12,109,878
Two prizes will be given at the Alham
b ra Bowling alley every two weeks foil e largest score made, r
S pokane Industrial  Fair Oct. 5 to 13
For the above occasion the Spokane Falls & Northern   Railway
will Bell round trip tickets to Spokane   at   one   and   one-fifth, viz:
$0:10. Selling dates October 4th to
12th inolusive.   Final limit October 14th.   Children half fare,
H, P. Buown, Agent,
Rossland, B. C,
H. A. Jaokson, G. P. A.,
Spokane, Wash.
The city oounoil had a quiet
meeting on Tuesday night last, the
business transacted being of the
usual out and dried order. Of
course the mayor had gome ideas
to bring before the aldermen, one
of them being a semi annual tax
on bill posters and restaurant keepers. The restaurant keepers are
quite willing to pay this impost so
as to keep out in luture tbe
ohurches from opening np auxiliary
feeding rooms during carnivals and
public holdidays, unless they are
disposed to pay for the privilege,
The mayor wants the system of
collecting the oity acoouuts to be
also changed so as to bring about
better results, and thinks that the
system in vogue at Nelson should
be oopied.
The shade trees washed out on
Washington street are to be replaced and a water supply is to ba
granted the Durham addition.
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MINOR MENTION
T. M. Graham has returned to
Spokane.
J. L. Whitney has gone on a
visit to Spokane.
Mrs. Wallace Fraser has returned from the coast.
The Fax entertainment drew a
fair house on Wednesday last.
The Rossland Bar Association is
In favor of an upoountry judge.
E. Rammelmeyer was in oamp
this week, looking   as well as ever.
A daughter was horn on Wednesday laBt to Mr. and Mrs. R. Qosse.
R. D. Morkill has been paying
the oamp a visit during the  week.
It is stated that S. S, Taylor is
likely to get the vaoant judgeship
Provincial Seoretary Goodeve
left for the ooast on Wednesday
last.
J. H. Fletoher returned from
a visit to Olympia on Thursday
last.
The Miner is warning the Western Federation ia the Baron's best
style.
Chief Justice Hunter was in the
oity on a brief visit during the
week.
Mayor Dean wants a naw earth
reservoir to be constructed fur the
storage of water.
Mr, and Mrs. Lome Campbell
paid a visit to the Spokane fair
during tbe week.
The Madrigals had a meet in the
house of the Reverend J. Cleland on
Wednesday last.
Inspector of Mines J. McGregor
was in the camp during the   week
on an official visit.
Al Houston formerly of this paper but now of the Lardeau is in
the camp on business.
Fred Empey haB j'ust returned to
oamp after two months absence at
his ranch at Bonnera Ferry.
A special thanksg iving service
will be held at evensong in St.
George's Church on Sunday week.
A. C. McArthur bas returned to
tbe oity and is thinking of taking
up his residence here permanently.
A mishap to the Nickel Plate
compressor closed down a portion
of the Le Roi No.  2 on   Thursday,
Mayor Dean iB free in his use of
the fire alarm and is threatened
with prosecution for his showing
off.
The Kootenay avenue water
pipe is being laid so as to connect
the city with the Le Roi's water
systeitn.
Some splendid apples have been
grow'A this year on the ranches belonging to Messrs. Denison and
Floyd.
So severe a fall of snow as that of
Sunday last is unprecedented so
early in the year in the annals
of the camp.
With Goodeve as Provincial Secretary and Macdonald as member,
Rossland has two representatives
at the ooast just at present.
Now that the time for opening
the rink is approaching the directors are thinking of opening up the
a carpenter's bill for repairs.
John Smith who has pursued the
ocoupation of gardening for a long
time past has gone to Vanoouver
where he will reside in future.
The Trail smelter is sending the
first of itB silver ingots to San
Francisco, thereby proving the new
eleotrolytio process to.be a suooess.
J. F. Miller of the C. P. R.
smelter was united in marriage on
Tuesday last by the Rev. John
Cleland to Miss H. E. Machant of
Trail.
Rev. R. F. Stillmau goes to
Grand Forks for Sunday to attend
Anniversary Services in the
Methodist church there and will re
turn on Wednesday.
The rink is alwayB being repair
ed in November and the following
Maroh the shareholders are grumbling at Ihe shortness of their re
oeipta after keeping their rink
closed half the winter.
The Rossland Board of Trade
wants the appointment of a Kootenay man to the vacant judgeship
and has memorialized Sir Wilfrid
Laurier to that effect.
The Canadian Manufacturers
Association paid a visit to the city
at the beginning of the week. Consequently it snowed all Sunday
and rained all Monday.
I, It is claimed by the supporters
of Maodonald that were eight ballots for him whioh were thrown out
by the returning which properly
should have been counted which
would have made his majority 101.
On Thursday evening some idle
children placed some stones on the
C. P. R. track at the Spokane street
crossing on Kootenay avenue in
such a manner as would infallibly
throw tbe oars off if a passing
teamster had not luckily discovered them.
MARKET
REPORTS
DIVIDENDS ARE URGE
Total Money Received by
Shareholders in Kootenay Mines.
The following interesting figures
are given by Bernard Macdonald
of the mines which have paid
dividends in this Kootenay country
and despite the youth of the
oountry as a mining distriot it will
be seen that the total amounts to a
very sizable figure.
BOSSLAND
Le Roi, gold copper $1,305,000
LeRoi No. 2, g. 0       300,000
War Eagle Con., go...     545,250
War Eagle, g. c      187,500
Centre Star, g. c      210,000
SLOl'AN
Antoine, silver lead $    10,000
Bosun, s. 1  12,000
Gocdenough, s, 1  13,185
Idaho Mines, s. 1  400,000
Jaokson.B. 1  20,000
LaBt Chance, s. 1  213,109
Monitor, s. 1  27,500
Noble Five, s. 1  50,000
Payne, s. 1  1,420,000
Queen Bobs, s, 1  25,000
Rambler Cariboo, B. 1... 220,000
Reoo, s. 1  287,000
Ruth, s.l  125,000
Slocan Star, s. 1  500,000
Surprise, s. 1	
Sunset, s. 1	
Washington, s. 1.
Whitewater, s. 1..
20,000
55,000
38,000
194,000
EAST KOOTENAY.
North Star, silver lead..( 373,000
St. Eugene, s. 1  210,000
OAMP   MCKI.NNEY
Cariboo, gold $ 500,000
Fern, gold  15,000
NELSON
Hall Mines, gold copper.$ 160,000
Poorman, gold  25,000
$7,400,544
When washing groasy dishes or pots anc
pans, Lever's Dry Soap (a powder), will
remove the groaao with the greatest easo.
If your want to bowl try the Alhambra
Best ally in the city,
The  Helen
On the Helen adjoining the June
Vanoouver Island, whioh gives the
Juneits distinotivename—a body of
ore300feetin width has been unoov
ered. An open out has been made
in thiB some 12 feet in width by six
in depth, where the magnetite capping has developed into a magnifioent showing of copper ore. A
careful assay has been made of this
ore, with the very gratifying return
of $40.95 all values. This places
the value of the big ore showing on
the Helen beyond a doubt;>nd, as
on the same outoropping is in evidence on the remaining olains of
the group—the June, Olga, Iron
Knob and Amazon—the owners
are amply justified in the faith
they have in their property.
Retail Prices in Rossland
Stores.
GROCERIES AND MINE SUPPLIES
Corrected Up to Date by the Leading Merchants of the
Camp.
MINING    SUPPLIES.
Axes, per doz $7.50-10.00
Candles, per case $5.50-6 50
Caps, Bennett, per box 75o
Coal, blacksmith per ton $22 50
Dynamite, GO per ct, per lb 19^0
Dynamite, 50 per ct, per lb 18o
Dynamite, 40 per ct, per lb 16^0
Fuse, Bennett per 100 ft 75o
Hammers, per lb 15c
Iron, per lb 3| 5o
Nails, base, per keg $4
Shovels, per do/. $7.50-10
Steel, Canton per lb 8.Jo
MKAT   ANO  POULTRY.
Bacon, per lb 18-20c
Beef, per lb (side) 9 10c
Chickens, each 50 90c
Fish, per lb 12fl5o
Ham, per lb 18-20o
Mutton per lb (side) 13-15o
Turkey, per lb 23c
Veal, per lb (side) 18c
PROVISIONS
Almonds, per lb 25c
Apples, per 501b box $1.25-$1.50
Bananas, per do/. 40o
Beans, per lb 0c
Blackberries, per box 15c
Butter, per lb 25 35c
Cheese, per lb 20c
Chocolate, per lb 40 r.(>c
Cocoa, 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
Grapep, per lb 15c
Honey, per lb 25c
Jams and Jellies per lb 12-13c
Lard, per lb 17^0
Onions, per lb 5c
Oranges, per doz 40-50o
Peaches, per 201b box $1.25
Pears, per 401b box $1.60
Pickles, per qt 20c-25o
Plums, per 201b box 50c
Potatoes, per 1001b sack $1.00
Rice, per lb 8c
Rolled Oats per lb 5c
Sugar, per lb 6^o
Vinegar, per gal 50c-75c
Walnuts, per lb 20c
Watermelons, each 50 60c
FEED
Bran, per ton $27
Hay, per ton $27
Oats, per ton $32
Shorts, per ton $30
MISCELLANEOUS
Coal, per ton, Gait, $8.50
Kerosine, per gal 50c
Soap, per bar 5o
Wood, per cord $4.5085.50
AT THE CHURCHES TOMORROW
Churches desiring special mention of
their services must present the notices
for publication on or before Friday
morning.
St. George's Church—Rev. J. A
Cleland, rector. Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity. 8:30 a. m.,
Holy Communion; 11 a.m,Matins;
2:30 p.m., Sunday School;
3:30 p.m., Holy Baptism; 7:30
p.m., Evensong.
Church of the Sacred Heart.—
Rev. M. W. McKinnon in charge.
First mess 8:30 a.m.; Second mass
10:30a.m., Sunday School,2:30p.m.
followed by Benediction of the
Blessed  Sacrament.
St. Andrew's Church,(Presbyterian.)—Corner First avenue and
Queen street. Public worship at
11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m. Sunday
school and Pastor's Bible claBS
2:30 p. m.
Methodist Church—Rev. R. F.
Stillman, B.A., pastor. Services 11
a.m., and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting
at 10:15 a. m. Sunday Bchool
and Bible class at 2:30 p.m.
Monday 8 p. m. Epworth. League.
Wednesday 7:30 Prayer meeting.
The morning service will be taken
by Rev. L. ThomaB. and the evening service by Mr. G. Tippet.
BaptiBt Church—Rev. M. Van
Siokle, pastor.   Services at 11 a.m.
and 7:30 p.m.    Sunday school and
bible class, 12:15 p.m.
Salvation Army.—7 a.m., Knee
Drill; 11 cm., junior meeting; 3
p.m., Free and EaBy; 8 p.m., Salvation meeting.
FALL SHOES AND RUBBERS
Good Footwear-Lowest Prices.
Thanksgiving   Day Services
A union Thanksgiving service
will be held in the Methodist
churoh here on Thursday, Ootober
15, at 11 a. m., Rev. J. A. Cleland,
of St. George's churoh will preach.
Special music is provided and a
union ohoir will be in attendance.
This is the season of the year when the whole
family require to be shod! We have the largest
stock in town and can suit all from the baby right
up to the largest size required.
You Can't
Afford
To pay your money for
Clothes unless you are
sure of getting your money' worth of Style, Quality, Fit and Workmanship
Special Trade Discount
to Large Purchasers	
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FASHIONABLE  FOOTWEAR.
Near the Postofiice.
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You Can
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To come in and look at
Our display of FALL
FABRICS. You make a
selection, and we warrant
tho garments to be correct
in every way.    ^
The High-Class Tailors,
Taylor &
McQuarrie
18 and 20 Col, Ave.
The Best is always
the Cheapest....
Sewing Machines for Sale or Rent
Harry Mcintosh
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I The Big Sale the Season
sg   at the Big Shoe Store
On TUESDAY, September 8th, and
following days we will offc 'he balance
of this year's styles of Ladies Extension
.Sole Low and High Shoes in Patent
Leather, Patent Kid, Vici KM, Box Calf.
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Certificate of Improvement.
NOTIOJC.
The Gordon and Texas Fraction
Mineral Claims, situate in the Trail
Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay District,
Where located: North slope of Red
mountain.
Take notice that I, Kenneth L, Hur-
net, Prov. Land Surveyor of Rossland,
agent for F. R. lilrchbcger, free miner's certificate No. Il574g4. Andrew Buth-
erland.free miner's certiticate N0.U73315
and Ner Smith, free miner's certiticate
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 I hat action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Improvement,
Dated this 2istdav of August,A,D. 1903
KENNETH L. BUBNEl
British Columbia
Provincial ;
Exhibition
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   iC 55!
Grand Forks   IS 25
SELLING DATES
Sept. 26, 27, 28, 20. Limit Oct. 6
Passengers desiring to attend the exhibition at Victoria from October 6 to 10
and who purchase round trip tickets
from New Westminster to Victoria, will
be granted an extension <>f eight days on
th ir tickets by the agent at New West
minster,
H.A. JACKSON, G.P. A.,
Spokane, Was
H. P. BROWN, Agent,    Roasland,  li.
LABOR UNIOpiRECTORY
Officers and Meetings.
NELSON MINERS UNION
No. 96, W. F. M. Meets
every Saturday evening at
7:30 o'clock. Thos. Roynon,
Pres., Frank Philips, Sec.
Visiting brothers cordially
invited.
Pcnpeian Massage Cream
Removes, Blackheads, Freckles
and Pimpples aud brings color  the  Cheeks.     For Hale at
RovalBarberShoo
SUPPLY HOUSE.
W. J. PR EST, PROP
YMIR MINERS UNION
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.
GREENWOOD MINERS UNION
No. 22, W. F. M., meets every
Saturday evening in Union hall.
H. R. Parsons. Pres., Geo. F.
Dougherty, Seo.-Treaa,
Fresh Bread
PIES AND COOKIES
Rossland Home Bakery
Columbia avenue, next door to Emoey's,
Washington St. and Second Ave.
Petch & Schwarfzenhauer Props. THE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND, B C,  OCT. 10 1903
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OUTSIDE POINTS OF VIEW
What the Outside Newspapers are Saying.
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ZINC BMELTER.
The fact that the Lanyon Zinc
company's representative is looking for a site on Burrard Inlet
upon which to build a zinc smelter,
and that he has already taken a
bond on zinc mines on Lynn creek,
considerable attention on the Pacific Coast in 1902. It is rumored
that the Gap Nickle mine. Lancaster county, Pa., will be reopened
and explored for nickle ore bodies,
which are believed to exist in it.
At the Mohawk mine, in the Lake
Bhould prove of no trifling import- j Superior Copper district, Michigan,
an araeuide of copper,   nickle   and
ance.
Zinc is the one commercial metal
which haa not shown a weakness
during recent years. While copper
broke to below cost, lead went down
to starvation rites, iron quotations
have twice almost ruined the mine-
ownerB during the last five years,
zinc has held firm and continued
to rise. Zinc is crowding lead out
as a metallic base for paint, and it
is crowding copper very close in
several branohes of electrical
science. On the other hand, while
tie demind has increased tremen-
diUBly no big new fieldB have been
opened up. In the Missouri field
the ore tonnage last year was greater, and the production of metallic
zinc was as great aB during any
previous year, but the average percentage of metal per ton of ore was
the lowest in the history of mining
in the state. Iu ottnr words the
ore ia lower grade. It i3 this that
alarm3 the mining world and leads
zino men to cast covetous eyes upon
the British Columbia field.
With the Missouri fields phying
out and the market still expanding,
a new source of supply must be
found at once. No one recognizes
this more readidly than do the
Bmelter people who are depending
on the Mi:souri fields for supply,
and of these the Linyon people are
the most enteiprising. By chooB-
ing Vancouver in preference to any
other place in the northwestern
part of America they have written
it plain and large that Vancouver
is the proper place.
In the mining world there have
been many anomalieB, contradictions aud strango metamorphoses,
but none more strange than this
sudden rise in the zinc business.
It is told of the old placer miners
who crushed aud panned the outcrop of the bonanza Comstook lode
that they frequently had to move
because when they got below the
aurface the "blue stuff" dogged
their riffles, One day a Dutchman
came along and saw that the "blue
stuff" was nitive silver and he
mile twenty millions; but the
placer miners nover saw it until it
was too late. S jrnethiag tbe same
has been happening with regard to
zinc in British Columbia. Only
three or four years ago a zinc ledge
in this provinoe waa not worth
staking, and many a prospector
haa walked over ledgeB that today
would make him rich for life. Now-
a-days metallic zinc is worth more
than lead on the metal market?,
and aB Boon as the proper smelting
facilities are at hand the zinc tonnage of British Columbia is due to
put lead in a second place. If the
entire tonnage is to be handled in
Vancouver, so muoh the better for
Vancouver,—Vancouver World.
NICKLE AND COBALT
The report on the production of
nickle and cobalt in l'J02 prepared
by Dr. Joseph Hyde Pratt for the
United States Geological Survey
is now in press.
A deposit of nickle and cobalt on
Meadow oreek, Blackbird district,
Lemhi   county,   Idaho, attracted
cobalt haB been found, and is said
to have been treated successfully
at Haokensack Meadows, New Jersey.
There is said to be a considerable
demand for nickle steel rails, which
have been tried for a number of
years at Cumberland Clap, and are
said to outlast three ordinary rails.
The manufactures of nickle steel
wire rope Is aleo being favorably
considered, as it would be less cor-
rOBive and would have more tenBile
strength than the ordinary steel
wire rope now used.
Mine LaMotte, Missouri, shipped 20 tonB of nickle and cobalt
matte, which yielded 571S pounds
of metallic nickle and 3730 pourds
of cobalt oxide, a decrease of 952
pounds in the shipments of nickle
and of 9C30 pounds of cobalt oxide
as compared with the production
of 1901. Most of the nickle used
in the United States is obtained
from Canada, which country produced in 1902 matte containing
10,1393,410 pounds of nickle, the
product in 1901 having been 8,8S2,-
000 pounds. The value of the
import of nickle in 1902 was Jl,-
437,649, that for 1901 having been
$1,849,020, and the exports valued
at $924,579, the value in 1901
having been $1,521,291.—Lead and
Zino News.
FROM THE
RECORDS
Work Done in and Around
Rossland.
MUCH WORK IS ACCOMPLISHED
Locations, Improvements and Sales
of Mineral Lands for Month
of September
Certificates of Work.
Sept. 2—On the Jessie P. Fraction for work done on the same to
E. Terzick for the Jessie F. Gold
Mining company.
Sept. 3—Oa the HomeBtake, for
work done on the Bame to S. F.
Griswold for S. F. Griswold et al.
S*pt. 3—On the ShaBta for work
done on the Homestake to S. F.
Griswold  for  S. F. Griswold et al.
Sept. 4—-On the Jessie F . for
work done on the Jessie F. Fraction
to E. Terzick for the Jessie F. Gold
Mining company.
Sept. 4—Oa the Tomboy for work
done on 'he Jessie F. Fraction to E.
Terzick for the JesBie F. Gold Mining company.
Sept 4.—On the Mill Fractional
for work done on the Jessie F.
Fraction to E. Terzick for the
Jessie F. Gold Mining company.
Sept. 9—On the B. C. Star for
work done on the same to Steve
Barbora for the same.
Sept. 11—On the Copper Wonder
Fraotion for work done on the same
to B. W. Finneli for W. A. Spilker.
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Now I Is the Time to Buy Lots
in Similkameen gity, B. 6.
CAMP HEDLEY is the most talked of camp in the province, and situated in the centre is Similkameen City, surrounded by
rich mineB 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 district. The Nickel Plate mines have expended $300,000 in development and are at
present building tramways and a 40-stamp mill. Arrangements are being made for the erect-ion 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 aud properties which will Shortly be developed, among them
being the Kingston Mines, Rollo, Well'ngton, Winnipeg, Red Chief and Pollock. Situated as it is in the beautiful Similkameen
valley, midway between Princeton and Keremeos, and protected from all opposiiion in tne valley by adjoining a large Indian
reservation, this townsite will become one of the principal mining camp3 of the Pacific Northwest. It was only a short time ago
that lots in Rossland, Nelson, Greenwood and other mining centres were selling for the same price that they are today being Bold
for in Similkameen.   Come in before the boom and double your money.
Similkameen City to Have Two Railways.
The Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern and the Canadian Pacific railways aro starting immediate construction for the Similkameen,
which will make this town a railroad centre and divisional point, and when these competing linea aro completed through to the
Pacific coast they will become the main through lines, being the shortest route from the interior to tbe coast. A large sawmill is
running steadily on the west addition, the only available timber for miles around. The main street is 90 feet wide, being all
cleared and ready for building purposes. All railways, roade, telegraph and telephone lines will have to come through this
townsite, which is looated in the centre of tho 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 S10 Per Front Foot.     »gents in mi Towns m b. c.
For further particulars apply to
FRANK BAILEY & CO., Greenwood and Similkameen
J.^H. YATES, Empire State. Building, Spokane.
JAMES H. FLETCHER, 120Columbia Ave., ROSSLAND
Mm^mmMl&mim^m^mimmmMmm
>M
is-
Sept, 14.—On the Beaver Frac-
iion for work done ol> the game to
J. E. Mills for J. E. Mills et al.
Sept. 14—On the Union Jack
Fraction for work dona on the
Beaver Fraction to J. E. Mills for
J. E. Mills et al.
Sept. 17—On the Saginaw Frac-
from work done on the same to S.
F. Griswold for the same.
Sept, 17—On tbe Saginaw for
work done ou the Saginaw Fraotion
to S. F. Griswold for the same.
Sept. 17—On the Gem for work
done on tho same to C. B. Lord for
the same,
Sept.—On the Oceanic for work
done on the  same to   E. Chape for
A, Patterson.
Sep.—22—On the Gaelic for work
done on the Oceanic to E. Chape for
A.. Patterson.
Locations.
Sept. 4—On the Pilgrim on Iron
creek near the New Bonanza to
Steve Barbora for J. Kuhn.
Sept. 11—On the Jack Pot between Corral and Sbeep creeks to
B. W. Finnoll for H. J. Burke.
Sept,   14- On   the Jefferson on
Sullivan creek of E. Nugent for J.
H. Maodonald.
Sept. 21—On the Washington on
Emerald Mountain to S. F. Griswold for A. Niebergall,
Certificate of Improvements.
Supt. 4— Ou the Brothers on Sophie Mountain to E. B. Santell for
the same.
Sept. 4—On the Jungle Fraction
on Sophie Mountain to E. B. Sen-
tell ior the fame.
Bills of Sale
None.
Come ami see us at    the   Kl-and, you
will be treated right. Green it Comerford
Lost—A pockotbook containing
some money and papers. A suitable reward will be paid by returning the same to this oflice.
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SATURDAY WORLl THE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND B. C, OCT. .o, 1903.
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PHRfl
• • EDWIN
IS LESTER
The Phoenician. ||   arnold
SYNOPSIS.
»» •
Phra, who dies and lives again in
Britain, begins to recount his early adventures—He buys a British slave girl
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.
CHAPTER III
I do confess I can offer no justification for the continuation of my
' story. Once so fairly sped as I waB
on that loug distant day,thus recalled in such detail aB I can remember, the natural and regular thing
would be that there should be an
end of me, with, perhapB, a page or
two added by some kindly scribe to
recall my too quickly Bmothered
virtues. Nevertheless, I write
again, not a whit the worse for a
mischance which siould have silenced many a mau, and in a mood
to tell you of things wonderful
enough to strain the sides of your
modern Bcepticiam, as new wine
stretches a goat skin bottle.
All tbe period between my death
on the Druid altar and my reawakening was a   void, whereof I oan
rook,    rough     with    the   strong
masonry of mother earth, and descending in rugged sides to an uneven floor.   In faot, there could be
no doubt I waB underground, but
how   far  down,   and   where, and
why, oould not be said. All around
me  were  cavernous   hollows and
midnight shadows,   round  whioh
the weird gleam of rude pillars and
irregular walls made a heavy mysterious ooast to a black unoertain
sea.   I sat up and rubbed my eyes
—and as I did so I felt every rag
of clothing drop in dust and shreds
from my person—and peered into
the  almost   impenetrable  gloom.
My outstretched hands on one side
tonohed  the   rough rooks of what
was apparently the arch of a niohe
in this ohamber of the nether world
and   under me   they discovered a
sandy shelf, upon whioh I lay Borne
eight or ten]|feet from the ground,
as near as oould be judged.   Not a
sound broke  the stillness but the
gentle monotony of falling water,
whereof one unseen drop twioe a
painting a faint clue to the wonder
f ul lapse of life are the brief phenomena of my reawakening, whioh
came to hand in sequence as they
are here Bet down.
My first consciousness was little
better than a realization of the fact
that practically I was extinot. To
this pointless knowledge there
came a dawning struggle with the
powers of mortality, until very
slowly, inch by inch, the negative-
ness was driven back, and the
spark of life began to brighten
within me To this moment I cannot say how long the prooees took.
It may have been days or weeks or
months, or ages aB likely as not;
but when the vital flame was kindled the life and self possession
spread more quickly, until at last,
with little fluttering breaths like a
new born baby's, and a tingling
trickle of warm blood down my
shrunken veins, in one strange
minute, four hundred years after
the close of my last Bpell of living
(as I afterwards learned), I feebly
opened my eyes, and recognized
with dull contentment that I was
alive again.
But ohl tbe sorrow attendant on
it! Every bone and musole in me
ached to that awakening, and my
very fibre shook to the stress of
the making tide of vitality.
You who have lain upon an arm
for a sleepy hour or two and suffered as a result ingenious torments
from the new moving blood, think
of the like sorrows of four hundred
years'stagnation! It waB scarcely
to be borne, and yet, like many
other things of whioh the like
might be said, I bore it in bitterness of spirit, until life had trickled
into all the unfamiliar pathways of
my clay, and then at length the
pain decreased and I could think
and move.
In that strange and lonely honr
of temporal resurrection almost
complete darkness surrounded me,
and my mind (with one oertain
consciousness that I had been very
long where I lay) was a chaos of
speculation and fancy and long
forgotten scenes. But as my faculties oame more completely under
control, and my eyes aocepted the
dim twilight as sufficient and convenient to them, they made out
any   but   little.    The  only   facts [minute fell with a faint silver cadence on to the surface of an unknown pool.   I did not fear, I was
not frightened, and  soon as I noticed as a set off to the gloom of my
sullen surroundings the marvellous
purity of the atmosphere.   It was
a preservative itself.   Such an ambient, limpid element could surely
have existed nowhere else.   It was
soft as velvet in its absolute stillness, and pure beyond   suspicion.
It was like some thin, sunless vintage   that  had mellowed   endless
years in the great vat of the earth,
and it now ran with the effect of a
delicate   tonio   through   my inert
frame.   Nor was itB sister and ally
the temperature—less conducive
to my cure.   In that subterranean
place  summer  and   winter  were
alike    unknown.      The    trivial
changes that vex the cuticle of the
world were here reduced to an unalterable average of gentle warmth
that assimilated with   the soulless
air to my huge contentment.   You
cannot   wonder,   therefore, that I
throve apace, and explored, with
increasing strength the limits of
my strange imprisonment.
All about me was fine deep dust
and shreds, which even then smelt
in my palm like remnants of fur
and skins. At my elbow was a
shallow British eating dish, with a
little dust on the bottom, and by it
a broken earthenware pitcher
such as they used for wine. On
my other side, as I left with inquisitive fingers, lay the handless
sword, one of my own I knew, but
thin with age, the point all gone,
rusty and useless. By it, again,
reposed a small jar, heavy to lift
and rattling suggestively when
shaken. My two fingers thrust into the neok told me it was full of
coinB,and I could not but feel a flush
of pleasure in that grim plaoe at the
abortive kindness which had put
food and drink, weapons and
money by my side with a sweet
ignorance, yet certainty of my
future awakening.
But now badding ouriosity Bug
gested wider search, and, rising
with difficulty, I cautiously dropped from my lofty shelf on to the
ground. Then a wish to gain the
outer air took possession of me.&nd,
peering this way and that, a tiny
point of light far away on my right
overhead a doll,   massy root of attracted my attention.    Oa ap
proaching, it turned out to be a
small hole in the oave oat of reach
overhead; but feeling about below
this little star of comfort, the walls
appeared to be soft and peaty to
the touch, so at onoe I waB at work
digging hard, with a pointed stone;
and the farther I went the more
leafy and rough became the material, while hope sent my heart
thumping against my ribs in tone
to my labor.
At last, impulsive, after half an
hour's work, a fancy seized me that
I could heave a way out with my
shoulder. No sooner said than
done. I took ten steps baok, and
then plunged fiercely in the dark
ness of the great oavern into the
mouldy screen.
How oan I describe  the   result!
It gave way and I shot in a whirlwind  of dust   into  a   sparkling
world 1   I rolled   over and  over
down a spangled firmament, dutch
ing in my bewilderment my hands
full of blue and  yellow   gems   at
every    turn,    and   slipping   and
plunging with a  sirocco  of color,
red,    green,   sapphire,  and   gold
flying round before my bewildered
face.   I finally came to a stop, and
sat up.   You will not wonder that
I glared round me when I  say   I
was seated at the foot of all   the
new marvels of a   beautiful   limestone knoll, clothed from  top   to
bottom with bluebells  and  primroses,   spangled   with   the  young
spring greenery of hazel and beech
overhead, and backed by the cloudless blue of an April sky!
On top of this fairy mountain,
at the roots of the trees that crowned it, hidden by bracken and undergrowth, was the round hole
from whioh I had plunged; nor
need I tell you how, remembering
what had happened in there, rubbed my eyes, and laughed and
marvelled greatly at the will of
the Inscrutable, whioh had given
me so wonderful a rebirth.
To you must be left to fill up the
picture of my sensations and slowly recurring faculties. How I lay
and basked in the warmth, and
slowly remembered everything: to
me belongs but the strange and
simple narrative.
One of my first active desires
was for breakfast—nor, as my previous meal had been four centuries
earlier, will I apologise for this
weakness. But where and how
should it be had? This question
9oou answered itself. Sauntering
hither and thither, the low shoulder of the ridge was presently crossed and a narrow footway in the
woods leading to some pleasent
pastures entered upon. Before I
had gone far up this shady track,
a pail of milk in her hand, and
whistling a ditty to herself, oame
tripping towards me as pretty a
maid as had ever twisted a bit of
white hawthorn into her amber
hair.
I let her approach, and then,
stepping out, made the most respectful salutation within the
knowledge of ancient British courtesy. But, alas! my appearanoe
waB against me, and Roman fancy had peopled the hills with jolly
satyre, for one of which no doubt
the damsel took me. As I bowed
low the dust of centuries cracked
all down my back. I was tawny,
and grim, and unshaved, and completely naked—though I had forgotten it—and even my excellent
manners could not warrant my
disinganuousness against such a
damning appearanoe. She screamed with fear, and, letting go her
milk jar, turned and fled with a
nimblenesB whioh would have left
even the hot old wood god himself
far in the rear.
However, the milk remained,
and, peering into the pitcher, here
seemed the very thing to recuperate me by easy stages. So I retired to a cosy dell, and, between
copious draughts of that fine natural liquor, overwhelmed with
blessings the sleek kine and the
comely maid who milked them.
Indeed, the stuff ran into my withered processes like a freshet stream
into a long dry oountry, it consoled
and satisfied me, and afterwards I
slept as an infant all that night
and far into another sun.
The next day  brought several
needs with it.   The chief of these
more food, more olotheB, and a profession   (since  fate seemed determined to  make me take another
spaee of existence npon the world).
All three were satisfied eventually.
As for the two, I was not particular aa to fashion or diet, and easily
supplied them.   In the course of a
morning   stroll   a   shepherd's hut
was discovered, and on approaching it oautiously   the   little shed
turned out to be empty.   However,
the owner had left several sheepskin mantles and rough homespun
clothes on pegs  round the walls,
and to these I helped myself sufficiently  to convert an unclothed
oaveman into a passable yeoman.
Also, I made free with his store of
oak cakes and coarse cheese, putting all not needed back upon hie
shelf.
Here I waB again, fed and clothed, but what to  do next was the
question.   To consider the knotty
matter, after spending most of the
day in  purposeless   wandering  I
went up to the top of the hill—the
one that,  unknown to  everyone,
had the  cavern  in  it—and there
pondered   the  subject long.   The
whole face of the country perplexed
me    It was certainly Britain, but
Britain so amplified and altered aB
to be   hardly reoognizable.   Wide
fields were everywhere, broad roads
traversed the hills and valleys with
impartial  straightness,   the great
woodland of tbe earlier times were
gone or muoh curtailed, while wonderful white buildings shone here
and there among the foliage, and
down away in the weBt, by a river,
the sunbeams glinted on  the roofs
and temple  fronts  of a   fine, unknown town.   That was the place,
seemed to me at length, te refit for
another voyage on the strange sea
of ohanoe; but I was too experienced
in the ways of the world to travel
citywards  with an empty wallet.
While meditating upon the manner
in wh'ch this deficiency might be
met, the golden store of coins left
in the oave below suddenly preseni-
ed themselves.     The   very thing!
And, as a heavy purple clouds were
piling up round the presently sinking sun, earth and sky alise pre
saging a storm that evening, the
cavern would be a convenient place
to sleep in.
Finding the entrance with some
difficulty, and notioing, but with
no special attention, that it looked
a little larger than when last Been,
my first need was fire. This I had
to make for myself. In the pouch
of the shepherd's jerkin waB a
length of rough twine; this would
do for matches, while aB a torch a
resinous pine banch, bruised and
split, served well enough. Fixing
one end of the string to a bush, 1
took a turn round a dry stick, and
then began laboriously rubbing
backwards and forwards. In half
an hour the string fumed pleasantly, and, something under tbe hour
—one waB nothing if not patient in
that age—it charred and burst into
flame.
Le Roi Feed
and Sale Stables
John F. Linburg, Prop.
Best Turnouts in the City.
Saddle horses for fishing and hunting parties a specialty.
Nelson Si Fort Sheppard Railway
Red Mountain Railway
Washington 4 Great Northern R'y
Vancouver,Victoria & Eastern R'y &
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Buffet cars run between Spokane and
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Effective June 14, 1903
NORTHBOUND.
Leave Spokane 8:45 a.m.
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Arrive Nelson 7:20 p.m.
Arrive Grand Forks....   4:00 p.m.
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days.
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THE SATURDAY WORLD, ROSSLAND. B. C, OCT.,
io, 1903
THE LOCAL
EXCHANGE
Demand Was Light During
the Week.
FISHER MAIDEN STOCK WANTED
Those Taxes
The
Latest Quotations and Sales
Locally    Upon   the
Market.
The market for stocks has been
light thiB week and no revival has
as yet been marked on the exchange. There haB been a call for
Fisher Maiden as alao a smaller
one for American Boy, but in general the demand is weak.
Today's Louil Quotations:
Asked      Bid
         5 <M
There is little chance apparently
of materially reducing the city's
overdraft at the bank, unlesB the
taxes oome in freely for this year.
A bonus was offered to those who
paid up before the end of last
month, and it is stated that the
mayor himself is vigorously assisting on the collection of the taxeB
going to one if not more of the prinoipal ratepayers himself, threatening prosecution if the taxes are not
paid. On the other hand those
ratepayers who are not willing or
unable to pay immediately declare
they have to the end of the year
before the taxes are really due.
The question is of course arguable.
DISGRACES
ROSSLAMD
Grave  Owners  Denounce
the City.
CEMETERY IS A WILDERNESS
American Boy	
Ben Hur  4
Black Tall  3 '
Canadian Oold fields  4%       jH
Ctriboo (C'r.mp ItcKlnnty) ex-dlv 8 1%
Centre Star  22 20
Crows Nest Pass Coal f I
Falrvlevr  4 3
Fisher Maiden  3%       1
Slant         ''/.        i«
Granby Consolidated    $4.50      $3.75
Morning Glory         ,li       r
Mountain Lion  24 21
North SUir (Bait Kootenay)  10J4
Payne  14
Qullp ~  17
Rambler-Cariboo  33X
Ban roll         2%
Sullivan         SX
Tom Thumb «        3
War BAgle Consolidated  11%
Waterloo (Aasesa. paid)         7
White Bear (Aasesa, paid)         4
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$375
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No Bales today.
Week's Quotations.
Highest   Lowest
American Boy      5 4#
lien Hur      4
Black Tail       3
Canadian Gold F. S      4%
Cariboo, Camp McK        8
Centre Star  22'A
Fairview      4
Fisher Maiden      3^
Giant       2'/i
Granby Consolida'ed $4.50
MorningGlory      i£f
Mountain Lion .-. 24
North Star  11J4
Payne  14
Quilp  18
Rambler-Cariboo  23'A
San Poil      $%
Sullivan      5>£
Tom Thumb       4%
War Eagle  12
Waterloo      7
White Bear      4
Showing highest asked and lowest bid
during the past week.
Ihe Week's Sales.
Fisher Maiden, 2500, 4000, 2000,
3000, 3|c, Rambler-Cariboo, 1000,
323c, 2000, 324c;   American Boy,
3000, 4|c; Mountain Lion,   1000,
23Jc, 1000, 224c,   Cariboo,  Camp
McKinney, 1500, 74c; Payne, 1000,
134c; Centre Star, 500, 21c;   War
Ergle, 500, lie.   Total, 23,000.
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Slu.-un  Shipments.
TOTAL
666
212
40
17
970
37
4
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 Sept. 20
1903, the shipments have been as
follows:
WEEK.
American Boy 6o
Antoine	
Arlington	
Black Prtnce	
Bondholder	
Bosun  40
Bluebird	
Dayton	
Dolly Varden	
Enterprise 40
Fisher Maiden	
Hartney	
Hamilton	
Highland Light	
Idaho  40
Ivanhoe	
Lucky Jim	
Mercury   	
Monitor 134
Meteor	
Ottawa	
Payne  31
Queen Bess	
Rambler	
Reco 	
Republic	
Ruth	
Rio	
Red Fox 20
Slocan Star  31
S'ocan Boy	
Silver Glance	
Suronse	
Vancouver	
Wonderful	
615
280
4
4
2
Si
695
103
4i
640
126
1778
204
1448
153
70
417
9
119
1975
16
55
5
20
23
Total tons 396
11,024
Harry Mcintosh
DIRECT IMPORTER OF
'PERFECTION'
SCOTCH
Vintage of 1878
Guaranteed Absolutely Pure
Band of Cattle Turned Into Burying
Ground Destroys Everything.
You Can't
Bass' Burton Ale on Tap
—AT—
SaHoffman House
Certificate of Improvement.
Afford
To pay your money for
Clothes unless you are
sure of getting your money' worth of Style, Quality, Fit and Workmanship
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You Can
Afford
NOTIUK.
The Gordon and Texas Fraction
Mineral Claims, situate in the Trail
Creek Mining Division of West Kootenay District,
Where located: North slope of Red
mountain.
Take notice that I, Kenneth L. Burnet, Prov. Land Surveyor of Rossland,
agent for F. R. Blrchbcger, free miner's certificate No. B57494, Andrew Suth-
erland.free miner'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, mast be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Improvement,
Dated this 21st day ofAugust ,A,D. 1003
KENNETH L. BUBNI
To come in and look at
Our display of FALL
FABRICS. You make a
selection, and we warrant
the garments to be correct
in every way.
The High-Class Tailors,
Taylor &
McQuarrie
18 and 20 Col. Ave.
The Best is always
the Cheapest....
Sewing Machines for Sale or Rent
Early in the week a couple of
ladies went down to the city cemetery to visit the grave of an infant
child of one of them. On arriving
there they discovered the
gate closed, but there was a
band of cattle in the lower part,
and voices were heard of a couple
of meu, evidently in charge. There
was not a grave iu the whole place
which had not been exposed to the
ravages of these or other cattle.
Where the graveB were unenclosed
they were trampled over, where
they were protected by strong
fenciug, they had escaped, except
that the cattle had reached over
and eat everything within reach.
Weak fences were thrown down.
One grave recently surrounded by
a low stone wall was trampled all
over. There was not a flower or a
tuft of graBB in sight, all had been
eaten up.
The grave of a child buried last
week had holes in it several feet
deep, the earth being loose. These
the ladies filled up. The grave of
Thomas the engineer, recently buried, was trampled out of recognition and its Bite could not have
been told but for the presence of a
few BcrapB of pasteboard aud a card
bearing the inscription "From the
Miners of the Josit," which evidently had been attached to a floral wreath. There was not a vestige of the numerous wreaths in
sight. The condition of the cemetery wbb such that it resembled a
stock yard and could only have
been caused by cattle remaining
over night or frequenting the place
for two or three days in succession.
Instantly on reaohing the oity
one of the ladies telephoned the
city hall, and waB referred to Mr.
Long who promised to send a man
down'at once to fix up the graves
and to see that the cattle were no
longer permitted to pass through
the enclosure. This bad been done
by permission of Mayor Dean. According to the state ments of the
ladies the depredations could not
have been caused by any band of
cattle merely passing through.
They muBt have camped there.
The cemetery ie surrounded by a
strong wire fence, so arranged as to
prevent the incursions of cattle
and indeed of muoh smaller animals, bo as to prevent this very
thing happening. If cattle are allowed free acceBB, however, the oity
might have saved the expensive
fencing.
Years ago, while the present
mayor was chairman of the Board
of Works, similar atrocitieB were
permitted, and it is doubtful
whether it could be clearly shown
that all the graves are in the old
burial ground were reverently
transferred. Of tb.9 irreverence
and the barbarism of the whole proceedings, the public press was then
full. One of tho looal ministry
spoke strongly at a grave-
Bide of the iniquity of the whole
affair, and a fence was put up
round the new cemetery. The fenoe
iB now apparently treated as if it
were not. That God's Aoie Bhould
be bo treated is a disgrace to the
city and its administration. It ia
left to Rossland out of all Christendom to turn the resting place of
those gone before into a stockyard.
m
NEW
DEESS GOODS
Are piled up on our counters and shelves in boundless profusion—so
many of them that we are going to give you special bargains to enable us to cut
down our stock a little bit. Don't take our word about the values but come
and see how great they are. One piece each black and navy  Ladies'  Cos
tume Cloth, Ripley's Pirle finish, guaranteed  not  to  cockle,  shrink  nor spot,
54-in. wide/good value at $1.75,
Our Special Price
$1.25 Per Yard	
Black Venetians, imported direct from England, $1,50, $2.00,  $2.50, $3.00 and
$3.25—five qualities. Milton Cloths  for Children's dresses,  46-in. wide,
colors Red, Fawn and Black, for 35c per yard.
A PROPER EFFECT
You'll be properly gowned if you place your order with us. Our Dressmaking department is now open and you'll have satisfaction in wearing and
paying for clothes made by us.
McArthur & Harper
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PAY-DAY SPECIALS
Note the following special offerings
and see if we don't live up to our past
record in giving money-saving bargains
Dress Goods Dept.
Ladies Kid Gloves
Imported Black Venetian Clotb, 6oin.
wide, actually worth 82.50 ptr yard,
Pay-Day Special Price	
Serge Dress Goods, colors Navy, Biack
and Red, width 54-in.. worth $1 25 per
yard, Pay-Day Special Price	
35c Dress Goods, in heavy mixture, colors
Navy, Red. Black anil Grey, Pay-Day
Special Price	
Fancy Mixed Dress Goods, our new Fall
importations, a good variety of Bhades,
real value $1 yd,, Pay-Day Special Price..
$1.50
75c
25c
60c
The Prices we are offering
FUR GOODS are the lowest ever
offered in this city.
We were lucky enough to get a great bargain in Gid Gloves. W»- have all sizes.
Colors are Greys, Tans, Modes and Black.
As good as any $1.25 Glove. Pay-Day
Special Price	
85c
LADIES' MERCERISED SATEEN
PETTICOATS, regular {11,50, SALE
PRICE   	
Sl.00
LADIES' FLANNELETTE GOWNS,
goodyalue at $1, PAY-DAY SPECIAL
AT	
65c
CLEARING- PRICES   ON SILK
WAISTS.
$7.5g Silk Waists $4.05
$6.00 Silk Waists 13.85
I5.00 Silk Waists $3.00
See Window Display of
Blankets, Comforts, Etc.
THE
CRESCENT

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