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VOLUME TWO.
SILVERTON, BRITISH: COLUMBIA, SATURDAY   SEPTEMBER 24, 1898.
NUMBER  13
THE BOSUN MINE.
That Properly Examined—A Splendid
rOMSTOCR CONCENTRATOR BEGIN.
General Note*   of   Interest*  to   Kilning
Men   -oncernlniq- The Hlocan
Lake   Mine*.
So much has been taHted and written
lately about the now noted Bosun mine,
mostly by people who know nothing
about it. that we deem it of interest to
aur readers, to submit herewith an article
describing tho property, its surface and
underground workings complete up to
the present date.
The Bosun Mining Company owtiR and
openates the Tyro and Boatswain Fraction mineral claims, situated about half
way between Silverton and New Denver
and covering all tbe ground between the
Fidelity and this lake shore, thus having
plenty of room aud ground to enable
them to carry on active mining operations for years to come without interfere—
ingor being interfered with hv any
otiiside pnr!W. The location cf Ihe
property is ideal   for   mining purposes
The property wos first brought into
notice on the 10th. of June last, when
W. II. Sandiford the representative and
engineer of the North West Mining
Syndicate Ltd. of Kngland, who had
been watching the property for some
time aud whoso thorough knowledge of
the mini'.ig business satisfied him that
it was the making ol a mino, secured nn
option to purchase. Mr. . Sandiford nt
once put men to work on the property
with the result tliat within 'AO days Upvalue of the property hud been proven
up sulficently to justify the purchase
outright of the property, chich was done,
some |7.'-00. wall being paid to tin*
original owner. Work since that time,
has heen pusbod along systematically
and aa fast .as possible, the force bring
added to from time to time as room wan
nude in tho various workings Qpabling
miners to work ti an advantage. Tbe
company at the present time is working
a fotc** of __ man, with N. C. Dingni-ii
uh foreman.
The ledg-) is a tine fissure ve in in a
slate formation, the mineral strike being
north-easterly nnd south-westerly. The
vein pitches easterly into the mountain
atn pitch of about 5o degrees. Tliealste
formation in which this rain lies is the
nuns ulato form ition in which the bit;
mines of Sandon occur,
The workings at present consist of two
tunnels ami a shaft, -.-side* nunttaroua
bin-low opening*!, made for the purpose
of tracing the ledge. The shait, which
is sunk on tne lodge at a point 230 feet
from the Fidelity boundary line reached
a depth of 65   feet,   when  the  flow  of
lU/ir in the vein became such that the
management suspended sinking, as this
water andeliait will ba drainol hy tunnel No. 1, when a raise will be made'to
connect with the shaft, which will then
be used as au air 6haft. All ore extracted will be taken to the surface
tin mull this tunnel. In sinking this
shaft the ore came in near the surfnee as
a leather ft-go aud at a depth of ten foot
there was about two inches of clean ore.
It bas gradually widenod and in the
bottom shows up three feet wide of solid
clean, steel galena. Levels have been
started at the 50 foot and are now being
driven night and day. The ore body is
holding its width and value, in the
south drift being over 18 inches of clean
ore and tbe ledge showing itselt to be
Jour feet wide, and in the north drift tho
the dean ore being three fct't in width.
The amount of ore exposed aud blocked
out by the Workings at this shaft is more
than enough to pay for the cost of the
mine several times over. No stoping
has as yet been done, but the amount of
ore extracted in doing this actual developement work Is some 150 tons of
clean ore. Four car loads havo already
been shipped, tbe tifth car is completed
and but a few sac lu remain to be filled
to complete the sixth car from this shaft,
giving smelter returns of $100. per ton,
besides piling on the dump Irom 20 to 30
tons of good concentrating ore.
TuunelNo. lis 175 feet down the
hill, on tbe vein from the shaft, and will
have a depth of 85 feet, whon it strikes
below the shaft, whon an upraise will bo
driven *nd connections made. When
this work is completed stoping will be
commenced. This tunnel is driven on
the ledge, which is shown to be from
four to five feet wide aud well mineral-
ir.edbutasyetnot!lean ore has been
oncontered. The manage men. however
expects to strike the ore shute «P°*»««
in the shaft at a distance In of about 100
feet. This tunnel is now in M ,«•«•
At the mouth of this tunnel preparations
are being made for o.o bins and ofe
sorters quarters.
Tunnel No. 2 is still further down the
hill on the vein being below the shaft
400 feet, surface measurement, and will
gain a depth, by the time it reaches the
shaft of 170 feet. This tunnel is now in
130 feet and is being driven on the vein
showing it to be as strong, well defined
and iu place, as in tunnel No.l. The
first part of this tunnel is a cross-cut,
the ledge being struck at a distance of
35 feet in, und from that point it follows
the vein. The flrBt part of this tunnel,
after striking the vein, is running
through ths top of what is undoubtedly
a big ore shute and «ome very fine oro
Ims been taken out. This ore shute will
have to be tapped from below o worked
by means of a shaft. The altitude of
these workings Is ubout tiOO feet above
the lake, and no doubt the vein will be
traced down to and a tunnel driven from
the lake shore.
The Bosun Company has built on tho
property at the lake shore a commodious ore dock, at whiuh tho CPU boats
call and take on ore whenever a carload
Is ready. The company has just completed a good waggon road from the
mine to the wharf and ore is delivered
at a cost of ninety cents a ton. This
road like the wharf is the private property and on tho grounds ol the. com pan v,
At the mouth of No. 2 tunnel will he situated the company's buildings which
tue being erected. Extensive preparations are heid^ made for ore bins and all
oilier necessary buildings and before tlu*
snow flies the management expects to
have everything iu tliape for pushing
work all wiuter.
The timbering for tho workings shows
that the manngemeut calculate ou ihe
permanency of tbe mine and no expense
nr trouble Is being spared in having the
buildings substantially built ami the
mine systematically opened up.
It is very [yrtunate for the Slocan ilia''
tbis mine has fallen into such goodliands
as it bus, The Bosun Company i* composed of a number of English capitalists
organized for the purpose ol carrying on
of mining enterprises and mining rs a
legitimate business, avoiding all wild"
catting and stock manipulating as much
as po-iiiible. Mr. Sandiford, who has
personal charge of the property, in their
representative in this country and lias
bait world wide ex'Kuieni-ein the handling and opuroJinji of nitnua, coming to
this country from Bervla, wln-rj he had
charge of a hi;* concentrating proposition.
Upon (ouiing to British Columbia to rep-
resent this uompany, Mr. Sandiford was
siicce-ditd in Servia by his son. lt is
owing to his training nml his thorough
knowlege of the mining biuiiess tliat
enabled him to grasp the possibilities of
this property.
WORK STARTED.
The contract for the Comstock Concentrator has been let, ground bos been
broken, mechanics and supplies are on
the spot and work will lie pnshod. Mr.
Mitchell, who will erect the plant, hos
had considerable experience in the
erection of mills through tho Slocan
reeion. so it will not be long before the
Comstock mill will be pounding away on
Four Mile ores.
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The Idaho Mine Ins shipped GOO toi.s
since July 1st.
A new strike is reported on the Two
Friends mino.
Pros-iecis on Gold Hill, near Slocan
City, are looking well and that ireotion
promises well ss a gold producer.
Frank Provo and II. McMillan have
gone up by the Wakefield to represent
the Silver Cup claim.
Dan Murphy, who has been blacksmith at the Enterprise mino for some
time, is taking a loy off of a few days.
J. Tinling, after a short stay in town
has again returued to Coffey creek and
will push work on tbo trail up tbat creek
to the Sellers Group.
A temporary shut-down bas taken
place at tbe Cniiodinn group above Sandon. U cannot definitely bo stated when
work will recommence,
Ferguson, Sept. 9.—Messrs. Perry,
Lenko and Phillips nre examining tho
Badshot and Bade Bros.' gold property
ou Gainer ereok.—Revelstoke Herald.
Mr. McCollum, owner of the Now
Jerusalem mine nt. Ainswoith, made a
trip tip Ten Mile last Wednesday to
examine properties on tho north fork,
with a view of purchasing.
L. .1. Lobert and John Gillis, went np
to-day to start work on the Napoleon
claim, just bolow the Comstock mine.
This claim is the property ol Mr. Lebert
aud has a lino showing.
Assessment work just completed on
the Little Eva claim ou Twelve Milo
creek bus showr* up a good strong lead.
This claim is owned by Br. Brouso and
S T Walker of New Denver.
R. Kirkwood is having cabins built ou
the Ohio and Mabou claims on Ten Mile
creek. Mr. Kirkwood is making big
preparations for working these promising
properties through the winter.
Tho evening Star mine has now its
steam hoist at the mine and will be
ready to push developement work soon,
A mistake made by the shippers of the
machinery is delaying operations.
J. Sturgeon of Nelson was in town on
Monday looking after his ruining interests. Mr. Sturgeon was the purchaser
of the claims recently Hold bv D VunDorn,
consisting of the Iron A.ou'nlain, Silver
Cup No. 3, Mountain Chief No, 3 and the
Sarnia.
The Enterprise mino hai shipped
tbis season 18 cars of ore and lias now
lying in its bins ut the wharf 32 car-
loudsorC40 tons. At the mine itself
ore is rapidly accumulating in the bins,
no sloping in being done nnd the ore
extracted is taken out in driving levels
putting in tip-raises and other necessary
developement work.
Messrs Teeters Bros snd Rackliff of
Slocan City, lessees of the Hoodoo mine,
hnve their winter quarters almost completed and aro t_kinif out and sacking
considerable ore, preparatory to milking
a shipment. The Hoodoo mine adjoin*
tlie Howard Fraction on Lemon creek
and average -Slays from the paystreak
gave a value of $2iX). a ton i-.i gold and
silver.
C. B. Taylor, of Ten Mile, bus a good
thing on the head of the nortti fork of
Ten Milo creek, near the divide, in his
claim filled the Butte. Assays running
as high as 291 ounces in silver per ton
have been obtained. The Idgo shows to
be sf_ fret wide with a paystreak of
over a foot ai clean ore. The ledge has
been traced lor over 3000 feet und opened
up in numerous places, n cabin and trail
h_s been built and it is the intention of
thn owner to go ahead and make a mine
out of it.
The Kootenay Queen and Slocan Cbiel
properties on thc head of the couth fork
of Kaslo. crock, are to be vigorously
worked all winter. A large amount ol
supplies are being sent up and a crew of
men will be put to work at once. Both
claims are on tlio same vein and several
openings havo been made on it including
two tcimels wbieh are in 25 and 30 feet
respectively. The ledge Shows to be live
feet wide with a twelve inch paystreak,
that gave assay** ranging from oti'l to 044
ounces in silver per ton. The owners
Bert Pearson and Frank IjoCusto are
mare ihan pleased with tbe way the
property has developed so far nnd will
push work as f.i,-t as possible.
A PROMISING PROGRAM.
A concert which promises to be even
more than good will bo eiven in Clover's
Hall, New Denver, on the evening ot
Sept. 28th ut 8 o'clook. The proirram
consibting of vocal and iusMinncnta*
music, readings, tableaux, &c. will be
given by the local talent ussietcu bv Miss
Joan Terry, the gifted elocutionist oi
Nelsou and Miss Clnra Bennett, well
known through the Slocan as a talented
vocalist. The New Denver Orchestra
will be in altendnnce.
COMMUNICATED,
SILVERTON'S NUISANCE GROUND.
Editor Sii.vkrtomas:-
Silverton's Nuisance
Ground was sometime ago located np the
Alpha trail, and it was not at all suitable
for that purpose as tho ground sloped
towards and was near Four Mile Creek'
and in consequence the wash therefrom
would pollute tho water therein, which
is used by many for household purposes,
and might be predudical to the health ol
the community. This location has, I am
informed, been recently changed to one
near the lake on the bed ol the old channel of Four Milo creek. This does net
seem to be a change for the better. The
wash therefrom will bo carried into the
lake a very short distance north nf the
town (and the Lake flows south) and
close tQ the place where Silvertoninns
havo been in the habit of going into the
Lake to bathe. Unless when (aaislhe
ease atpiesent} the Four Mile creek i-t
unusually low, its water is always running over this old be'l where it is proposed to dump tho filth nnd refuse of the
community, which will in conseipience
be carried to and deposited in Slocnn
Luke near tho town. Could not a more
suitable place bo selected for this purpose? I think it would be diflicult to
select a h'f-n* unsuitable placo.
A. B. C.
Cure (hat Cough with   Shiloh's Cure
The best CoUgh Cure.   Believes Croup
promptly. One million bottles sold lust
year. 40 doses for 25cts. Sold by Tbo
Silvertpp Drug Store, t
THE LOCAL LAYOUT.
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Private, bath rooms, at Tom Mulveys.
Leslie Hill, manager of tho Vancouver
mine, returned to town Monday.
J. Barry came over from Brooklyn
for a few days this week.
J. A. McDonald is again filling bis old
position of Purser on the s.s. Slocan.
Messrs. Rammelmeyer and Bartlett
made a rush trip upTen Mile on Monday*
Brooklyn hss its opera house and is
now figuring on a school and church.
Geo. Aylard, manager of the Enterprise Mine, made a trip down tbe Lake
on Wednesday.
If yon would lenn on tbe staff of life
use Mulvey's bread. Always good-
Fresh Daily,
E. B. Ir.'iscr, manager of the Galena
mines, made a business trip to Nelson
this week.
Mrs. Barclay entertained hor friends
at a^progressive whist party at ber home
on Wednesday evening.
Frank L Byron, who hns been feeling
indisposed the last few days, has gone to
Nelson to recuperate.
Born; On Sept. 20th, to tho wife of
Neil Get bin:;, a daughter. With care-
iiil nursiu^ the father will recover.
T A Camming, who has mads Silver-
ton Ids headquarters for some time, lal't
for Rossland on Thursday.
Captain Seaman ha3 secured a sbor.
Iny-off from duty and his place on the
ss. Slocan is being lillod by Capt.
Frasar.
Manager Short of the Bank of B.N.A.
of Slocan City,   bas  returned   from   bis
vacation, looking well, and can be found
at bis old stand iu the Bank.
W. Hunter has let a contract for a
dwelling house to bc built on the bench
overlooking the town. Tho site chosen
i9 just beside the Turner cottage.
Robf. Malloy nccoiup.tnie-1 by hia
mother arrived in town from Brampton,
Otit. on Wednesday. All of Bob's frieno's
are glad to see him back lo the camp
again.
Laundry, neatly and quickly done at
Sln'vey's Laundry.
Oar enterprising butcher and commis.
sion merchant, Conrad Bill, bus received
a large variety of fresh vcgoiables. Aiiy-
thing from a roasting car to a. pumpkin
can bc purchased at his establishment.
Wo:_ received a short time ngo from
J Anderson of tho local firm of Anderson
& Brady, reports that he is doiniz a good
busiuos* in Glenora. Jimmy bus not yet
decided whether lo return to Silverton or
not this winter,
Ed. Nelson, wha passed through here
a few weeks aco en route to Brooklyn,
bas been laid up iu the Nelson hospital
ever since with typhoid fever. The
doctor promises to have him out iu two
weeks more.
Hewitt Bostock M. P., our member, is
in this constituency nnd has visited
Grand Forks, Trail, Brooklyn and Rossland. We hope to seo and hear our representative in Silverton before he concludes his tour.
A slight epidemic of scarlet fever has
broken out in Slocan City, necessitating
the closing up of the school for a short
time. The fever is not of a daouerotis
nature but Dr. Brouso felt justified in
taking the action noted above regarding
the school.
The Social Entertainment given by
tbe Companions of Foresters of Slocan
City on Tuesday evening was a largely
attended success. The ladies nro entitled
to much credit for tho entertainment afforded. The program consisted of recitations and music, About ten o'clock
dancing commenced and refreshments
were served—sandwiches, cake, coffee,
&c. Batchelors were plentiful und entered joyously into tho dancing, forget-
ing for the time being all their troubles.
Ono of the most enjoyable evenings
ever passed bv the lovers of the light
fantastic in Silverton was spent in Mc*
Kitinon's Hull on Friday eveninir of last
week. About twenty-five of tho town's
pleasure seekers attended the social hop
given and if laughter and hearty dancing
exhibit enjoyment, this was a social success. Musis waa furnished by J R Gates
of New Denver assisted by Al. Wilds.
C. McNichols acted ns prompter, for
which due thanks is given by all who
attended. The Quadrille Club committee wish to thank Mr. McKinnon for his
kindness iu allowing them the use of the
hall for tlie occasion.
Ladies, Tako tho best. If you aro
Troubled with Constipation. Sallow Skin
and a Tired Fetlini;, tako Carl's Clover
tea, it if pleasant to tako. Sold by Tha
Silverton Drug Store. t
Karl'*. Clover Boot Tea is a pleasant
laxative. Regulates the bowols, purifies
the blood, Cleats the complexion. F.asy
to make nnd pleasant to take. 25i:ts.
Sold by The pilverton Drug Storp.     t
J. A. M°KINNON & CO.
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REBEL   CHIEF WANTS PEACE.
IN MEMORY OF DEAD EMPRESS.
The Conn tea*  -scarp**, j-  I* tbe First
One to Heeelve the Grand Oros*
Vienna, Sept. 19.—A rescript of the
emperor to the Count Von Tliiuin Hohen-
stein, president of the Austrian council
of ministers, was published yesterday, expressing in eloquent and pathetic Ian-
guggs the emperor's thanks for the ex-
He Denle* All the Storlea of Friction
ln the Filtptnoa—The Prealdent la
Pleaaed, but Sends More Troop*
to Manila.
New York, Sept 19—The following
dispatch has been received at the Associated Press Office:
Manila, Sept. 19.—The Filipino government desires to inform the American
government and people thut thc many
rumors circulated regarding the strained *|
relations between the Filipino and American forces arc base, malicious slanders of
an enemy of both parties; are without
trutli and are circulated for the purpose
of prejudicing tlie appeal of the Filipinos
for release from the oppression and cruelty of Spain.
The relations of our people and yours
have been and will continue of the most
friendly nature, and we have withdrawn
our forces from the suburbs of Manila as
additional evidence of our confidence in
the great American republic.
AGUINALDO.
Will Take No Chance*.
Washington, Sept. 19.—The Associated
Press dispatch conveying Aguinaldo's
message to the .American people was regarded with much interest at the White
house.
The president read the statement with
evident appreciation of its importance,
but did not volunteer any information as
to the attitude of the government. -
Officials near him speak of the message
as "a very important document." While
the officials do not care to discuss thc
matter for publication, it wus evident the
main source of their satisfaction waa the
internal evidence contained in the document that Aguinaldo had profited by the
warnings of the American commanders
and gracefully receded from the arrogant
attitude assumed by him just before Merritt left Manila for Paris.
In connection with the sending of fresh
troops to the Philippines, mention may be
made of the fact that the battleships
Iowa and Oregon are to go to Manila as
quickly as possible, and mechanics are
working night and day to get them ready
for the long voyage. Vessels of this kind
are needed to keep the Philippine insurgents in order and their assembling at
Manila in conjunction with the dispatch
of heavy reinforcements of troops for the
American land forces can not but be regarded aa significant.
In well informed circles here it is seen
the real purpose of the president in milking these preparations is to insure the
peace commissioners against any interference in the work of disposing of thc
future of the Philippines according ti
their best judgment. Not having disclosed his plans in respect to the islands
outside of Luzon, the seat of the capital
of the group, tbe president reserves for
the American peace commissioners the
right to dispose of the remainder of the
islands as tbey may deem best. ,
Germany'* Bad Move*.
A long line of curious incidents to.
which one of the great European powers
has been a party has beyond question
done much to cause a feeling of uneasiness on the part of the administration as
tending to show a purpose to interfere in
our free uction in the Philippines, and
these have only been slightly diminished
by an apparently frank disclaimer of any
ulterior purpose, because the incidents
continue to occur quietly and in a manner calculated to avoid attracting atteu
tion. Sueh for instance is the gathering
of naval vessels to the south of the Philippines, the only explanation of which is
a purpose of acquiring either by seizure
or by some secret compact with the Spanish government, the important island uf
Palawan.
It ia gathered that it is the purpose of
the president to prevent the alienation by
Spain of any of the Philippine group, and
these preparations, naval as well as military, are but a step toward the execution
of this purpose. With the addition to the
fleet of the two battleships, we will have
a force only second to that of Great Brit-
•in in eastern waters, while on shore Otis
will have a more numerous army than
any European power save Russia.
pressions of national sympathy with him
in his great bereavement. In the course
of the rescript, his majesty laments that
an enemy to all social society ih blind
and purposeless hate, struck a heart
which knew not hate and beat only for
good.
"Among the unmeasured grief by
which I and my house are stricken and
in the presence of the unheard-of deed
which has Bent a shudder through tlie
whole civilized world, the voice of my
beloved people first brings balm to my
heart in affecting unison with the resound of universal lamentation for our
immeasurable loss, like a faithful echo
of all that moves my own soul. From
my deeply sorrowing heart, I thank all
for this new pledge of devoted sympathy. If the festive peals which should
have greeted this year ahould remain
dumb, there yet remains to me the memory of innumerable proofs of loyalty and
deep sympathy, the most precious gift
which could have been bestowed upon
me.
"Our common grief weaves a new and
intimate bond between the throne and
the fatherland."
A New Order la Founded.
Another imperial rescript founds a new
order, and medals of St. Elizabeth, in
memory of the deceased, will be conferred
upon women and girls meriting distinction bi the various avocations oi life or
in special religious, humanitarian and
philanthropic work.
The emperor is invested with the sole
right of conferring the order, which
comprises three degrees, with a grand
cross for the first and second classes,
bearing an enameled picture of St. Elizabeth of Thuringia.
The first recipient of the order was
Countess Szcarpay, who has received an
autograph letter from the emperor conferring upon her the grand cross of the
order in recognition of her devoted services to the dead empress in her last moments.
THE FRENCH ARMY SUSPECTED.
Katerhaa*- Promise* to Tell Some
More Lie*, bnt No One Will Believe Anything He Say*.
MORE TROOPS FOR CUBA.
New York, Sept, 19.—A dispatch from
Paris says:
Paris is quiet outwardly. There seems
to be a sense of relief because a revision
has virtually been determined on. But
there is a great commotion among the
chiefs of the army. They undoubtedly
have the disposition, if not the courage,
to try to prevent a revision at the eleventh
hour by a military coup d'etat.
M. Cavaignac, who resigned lately as
minister of war and who has cast his lot
unreservedly with the army, is pointed to
as a possible dictator, but public sentiment will be a most effective bar against
such designs. It has veered around completely in favor of revision and justice,
which everywhere is recognized now except by a couple of anti-Dreyfus organs.
Esterhazy's promised confession ( is
awaited with the keenest curiosity,
though no one will believe a word he says
unless he is supported by independent
testimony.
Jules Perries, a leading member of the
French bar, comments upon the present
legal status of the Dreyfus cose as follows:
"Judicially, the ministerial decision to refer the case to an examining committee of
three decides nothing in the light of recent events. The committee's findings
will determine whether there shall be a
revision or not. The decision is only important particularly in that it reveals and
approves the sentiment of the country in
favor of a revision."
A MURDER AT PENDLETON.
Man
Killed,   Woman   Probably   Fa-
tally Wound.**!.
Pendleton, Ore., Sept. 17—C. C. Cunningham of Milton, this county, this evening shot and killed 0. Young and seriously wounded Mrs. Julius J. Worcester
nt the 0. K. k N. depot.   Cunningham,
YELLOW FEVER IN THE SOUTH.
An Official Epitome of the Situation
Last Saturday.
Administration Decides to Mix Reg-
'nlara  With  Volunteer*.
Chicago, Sept 19. — A special from
Washington says:
The war department is now engaged in
making plans for thc occupation of Cuba
by United States forces. The preliminary
steps to this effect have already been
taken, and thc plan of the campaign will
be rapidly worked out. It has already
been decided to have a full army corps in
Cuba. The corps will be composed of
both regular and volunteer troops. It
was at first thought that the army of
occupation would be composed entirely of
volunteers, but the war department considers it advisable to have a few regiments of regulars included. This will give
the volunteer forces the benefit of the
regulars' experience, and in a very short
time they will become seasoned and experienced troops.
Just what troops will take part in the
occupation of Cuba has not yet been decided, but the splendid condition and situation for such an expedition of General
Lee's command, the Seventh army corps,
at Jacksonville, makes it seem probable
that a great portion of the volunteer
troops will be taken from that corps, if
this is done three Illinois regiments who
are in Lee's command will be sent to
Cuba —the Second, Fourth and Ninth.
The army of occupation will be distributed over a greater portion of the island.
Garrisons will be established in most of
the larger towns, and will be maintained
until a definite Cuban policy is determined upon.
The commissary and quartermaster's
departments are now perfecting plans for
the sending of supplies to the troops.
Enough snips ure not now on hand to accomplish this, but by the time that the
army of occupation is ready to move both
of the supply departments of the army
will be abundantly equipped with transports to take food and clothing to Cuba.
Before final plans for the occupation of
Cuba ore agreed upon, the war department will wait for the report of the Cu
ban military commission.
Louisville, Sept. 19.—Following is on
epitome of the yellow fever situation in
the south as it existed Saturday:
President Souchin of the Louisiana
board of health reported a genuine case
of yellow fever in the city of New Orleans. The case is that of Mallory
Kennedy, son of Dr. T. S. Kennedy. The
patient,is on the rood to recovery.
The board of health uas proclaimed a
quarantine against New Orleans. Freight
and passenger traffic will be carried on
under the regulations of the Atlantic
convention.
The state of Mississippi has also quarantined against New Orleans.
Inspector Jiarrietson telegraphed the
Jackson health authorities aa follows
from that city: "Many cases of yellow
fever here. Believe it will be officially
announced today er tonight."
The situation at Jackson is quiet. No
new cases were reported. About half
tne population remains in the city. Two
new cases were reported at or wood and
one at Taylor's. They are all doing well
at both places, the health authorities
have declared an unconditional quarantine against New Orleans and issued orders to all Texas quarantine stations to
allow no passenger or freight trains to
enter the state from New Orleans until
further orders.
with a cocked revolver, chased Miss Ef-
fle Worcester for a block, firing three
shots at her, but the young woman ran
into a saloon and eluded the murderer.
He ran through the saloon into the
Great Eastern hotel, here he snapped his
revolver twice at Mrs. Johnson, the proprietor's wife.
Young is an employe of the 0. R. k N.
He was talking witu Mrs. Worcester and
her daughter Eflie at the depot when
Cunningham, crazed by drink, > ew out
his revolver and commenced firing at the
group. Young was shot through tho
heart and died almost instantly. Cunningham then turned on Mrs. Worcester
and shot her in the small of the back,
inflicting a dangerous wound. Miss
Worcester started to run up Main street,
when Cunningham fired three snots at
her, none of which struck her. , With
the empty pistol he kept on snapping
u.e trigger repeatedly until they came
to the Last Chance saloon, a block
away. A man standing in the saloon
door called to her to come inside, which
she did, darting under a billiard' table
for refuge from her bloodthirsty pursuer.
Councilman Mitchell, George Reading
and several others came up and Reading
grappled tho murderer. Both fell to the
ground, Reading holding Cunningham's
pistol hand as they struggled. Officer
Speer ran up and by mistake struck
Reading on the head with a heavy cane.
Cunningham was finally landed ih the
county jail. He could not say how he
cume to do it. He seemed dazed and
not entirely accountable. He has been
often in court here charged with selling
liquor without a license at Milton. Citizens are much enraged at his dastardly
deed and threaten to lynch him. • The
otlicers are nervous over these threats.
The physicians doubt the recovery ot
Mrs. Worcester, whose condition is serious. She is the wife of a well known
mining man.
j mile and a half southeast of the Big finf
falo.    The ledge is large and crow L
nearly 1000 feet,   lt is a contact vein u
I tween granite and schist.   It is reported
in Florence that un average sample of
' eight feet of the ledge gave gold value,
of $174.33.    lt is said that Mr. Glidden
Empire Camp Coming to the Front-   will lit once put a force of men to wort
An   Important   DeeUlon   on   Sur-   oil  the   property.
veylnir Clnl_i«-A ltepubllc Iilvi- j    News comes from Florence that other
dend-Uenl   at    Buffalo    Hump- | milling capitalistslure investigating ihw
NEWS   OF PRECIOUS  METALS.
Placer* on  the lle»ervallo~—Wln-
lnii  Koto*.
Empire  camp,  which lies  four
west of Curlew creek and about 2<
miles
20 from
prospects  on   Buffalo  Hump,  and that
several deals arc in prospect.
The Iron Crown of Nevraome.
Dr. A. J. Lauterman of the iron (jrown
mine ut Ncwsomc, Idaho, is one of tine
Republic, is onee more attracting atteu- j prindp.1 owners of the Vindicator mine
1        ' . .,  „ .  inn,,'-** Cripple Creek, Colorado, whieh vialris
tion.   There was a b->"    »-e;     ^, $80,000 monthly and he said he r ^
more than a year ago, but it subside-.  the In). Crow_ a8 ^ ^ ^ .^ ^
and since then everything has been mov-1 )uj ig intpregt0u>   Two Kineaid mi|U ^
ing slowly.   The ores are a combination  been installed upon it und are crushing
of gold, silver and copper and the ledges | twenty tons of ore per day.   Dr. Liiutor-
are strong.    Their values are   sueh   as ( man says that he was informed by the
EGYPT, CRETE AND DREYFUS.
All
Three Question*   Hnve   Reached
an Acute Stave.
A   Startling   Theory.
London, Sept. 19.—David Christie
Murray publishes in a morning paper a
story regarding the Dreyfus affair. The
author vouches for the trutli of the story
but declares he can not disclose the source
from which he obtained his information.
The article states in part that Dreyfus
was engaged as a spy. in the employ of
a secret department of the French army
against those suspected of trafficking
with Germany and other (lowers. His
zeal, so tbe story goes, led him to become
the victim of revenge on the part of
Colonel Henry, Count Esterhazy and
Colonel I'aty du Clam, who themselves
were concerned in the treasonable practices.
Burned Hia  Store to Convince Him.
McConnellsville, Ohio, Sept 10.—A terrible fire broke out in the business part
of thia city this morning in the ware-
rooms owned by C. L. Barker. The warehouse was destroyed and much property
damaged, but by great efforts the court
house and adjoining buildings were saved.
As McConnellsville votes on waterworks today and Barker was a leader of
the opposition the fire has caused quite
a sensation. Some claim that incenduries
are to blame.
Trylnu;   to  Trick   Hanker*.
New York, Sept. 19.—A dispatch to the
Herald from Valparaiso says:
Argentina's circular note instructing her
representatives abroad to deny the rumors in connection with her differences
with Chile, and to state that she is not
hostile to the general plan of arbitration
proposed by Chile, has not caused a cessation nf the preparations of Chile to
meet any emergency. The note is regarded as a trick designed to allure the bankers to place a new loan in Europe for
war purposes. As evidence of this, it is
pointed out that Argentina is pushing
lu?r war preparations harder than ever, in
spite of such peaceful declarations.
Champagne Ia to Be t*»ed.
Springfield, III., Sept. 10.—Governor
Tanner has decided the battleship Illinois shall be christene- with champagne,
and Saturday in a letter to the committee of tho W. C. T. U., who protested
against christening the battleship with
wine, notified them of his decision.
The Congregational iats have one minister to every 114 members of their
churches.
Corea'a  King  la  Safe.
Seoul, Corea, Sept. 19.—The emperor
is recovering from Ihe attempt to poison
him, but the crown prince is still ill. An
inferior cook at the palace has confessed
that he placed poison in the coffee served
to the emperor and the prince.
More than 60,000 Frenchmen belong to
tbe Legion of Honor. Thirty-two thousand of these are connected with the
army.   The rest are civilians.
Ready to Leave.
San Juan de Puerto Rico, Sept. 19.—
The final preparations for the embarkation of the Spanish troops are reported
to be complete, although the American
commissioners have not been officially advised to that effect
Two ships of tbe Campania Trans-At-
lantica are expected to arrive here on the
20th inst. Five vessels will be required
to transport all the baggage and field
artillery and equipment. The Puerto
Rican troops are to be landed near Cadiz.
The United States commissioners have
agreed that such troops as desire to remain here may do so, and especially all
tbe volunteers and some of the regulars
whose families and interests are here will
remain. If the neceeaary ships were here
the island could be evacuated and formally in our possession within three days.
The AmericarTcommissioners are highly gratified with the spirit shown by the
Spaniards. The unexpected has happened. Where it was expected that opposition and delay would be encountered, in
good fnith the Spanish commissioners
have met the Americans and arranged
with them the terms of evacuation. Our
commissioners expect to see the American
Hag hoisted and the Spanish flag hauled
down forever within three weeks.
Shatter Will  Come  Weat Again.
Washington, Sept. 19.—Major General/
Bates and Summer, who were prominent
in the Santiago campaign, reported at tho
war department today. They are expecting a new assignment under the plan
which is contemplated for the distribution
of troops.
It is almost settled that Shafter will
return to San Francisco and rcsumu command of the department of California.
Such is his desire. Meet of the officers
desire to remain in the service, und'influence is already being brought to liear to
keep them on the rolls of the war department.
London, Sept. 19.—Three or four black
thunder clouds arc overhanging the po*
litical horizon of Europe. The Dreyfus,
Cretan and Egyptian questions have become more acute and it is difficult at
present to forecast the outcome in either case. An indication of the activity in
the official world is found in the fact
thut the Marquis of Salisbury, who went
for a quiet holiday to take the waters
of Centerville, has had a special telegraph office established at his hotel this
week in order to deal with the mass of
official telegrams pouring in aud out. It
is expected that the British premier has
ordered that the most stringent measures be taken at Candia, where British
troops were recently fired upon by mus-
sidmans, thc execution of which only
awuits the airival of sufficient reinforcements of her majesty's soldiers, who
now number 2000 there, while another
battalion is on its way to Candia from
Egypt. The most recent advices tend
to show that the powers are disposed to
give Great Britain a free hand to obtain
reparation foi the massacre of Christians
and the insult to British arms. Admiral Noel, the British naval commander
of Cretan w*aters, has arranged with the
other admirals for the immediate withdrawal of tbe military contingent-. Tho
British squadron now before Candia is
powerful enough to raze that place in a
few hours. The Turkish authorities at
Oandia are playing their old gume of
surrendering a number of nobodies as the
ringleaders of the mo-sacrers, while a
number of beys, who are known to be the
real instigators of the trouble, are still
at liberty and are likely to remain so until considerable further pressure is
brought, to bear upon the Turks.
Plenty  of Beer.
Cleveland, Sept. 19.— Some 250 men
whose business it is to see that the 1,093,-
201,740 gallons of beer which this country
uses each year to refresh the inner man is
of the proper quality and contains the
right ingredients are attending the annual convention of the Brewmastcrs' National Association, which began here today. Among the cities largely represent
ed are Cincinnati, Chicago, Toledo, Detroit, Buffalo, St. Louis, Milwaukee and
Columbus. The convention will be in session several days, during which time
many questions relating to improved
methods in thc manufacture of beer will
be discussed in a technical manner.
Uncle Sum to Act a* Hunker.
Washington, Sept. 19.—An ordeJ was
issued Saturday by First Assistant] Post
muster General Heath which authorizes
postmasters to issue money order! pay
able at their own offices. This pjuctice
lias not heretofore been followed asu the
new departure is for the accommodation
of people who, not having an account
with a bank, desire to follow thh economical and absolutely safe metljod in
payment of bills, etc.
The Russian soldiers invariably wash
and dress with extra care before t battle, as they be"eve physical cleanliness
to play an important part iu helping
them, to enter heaven.
No Spanlah at Santiago.
Washington, Sept. 19.—General Law-
ton reports to the war department tonight that all but eight of the Spanish
prisoners have been shipped from SiAli-
ago to Spain. Following is thc text of
Goneral Lawton's dispatch:
Santiago de Cuba, Sept. 18 (via Haiti),
12:23 p. in.—Adjutant General, Washington: All Spanish prisoners have been
shipped, except one at Barcoa and seven
at Guatanumo—sick, yellow fever.
LAWTON. Major General.
Must   lllniirm   the   Rioter*.
Candia, Crete, Sept. 19.—Admiral
Noel, the Hritish naval commander here,
last evening handed Edhem l-uslvi, tbe
Turkish governor, a demand for tho
disarmament of the mussulman population. Eunem Pasha is awaiting instructions from the Turkish government on
the subject.
would seem to offer more than an ordinary inducement to investors. A gentleman who is thoroughly posted on mining wus in the camp a few duys *>ince,
and says:
"There is no doubt about the future
of Empire's mines. The ledges are there
plenty of them, und the ores cany exceptional values. Like all other camps,
the owners of prospects either arc afraid
of their muscles or their money. 'J hey
are too sparing of each either for their
own good or that of the country. If the
owners would display half the activity in
developing some of their ledges that they
did in making and setting sUkei, thero
would undoubtedly have been more than
one mine in camp ere this. What tlie
cuinp mo9t needs at this time is the id-
fusion of new blood. This must come before there will be great material progress
in the shape of development. There aro
a few holders who while probably not burdened by wealth have some energy, and
spare muscle, and are now using it til
some purpose.
"There are some excellent showings in
the camp. Among those thut are mere
thnn ordinarily promising and upon which
work is now in progress or soo'i will be
is tho Crown Point, lt hus a 20-foot
shaft und about five feet of solid quint/..
It is said that the ore averages Mid*
thing over |80 per ton.
rineer* on the Reaervallon.
Placer gold in paying quantity lin*
been discovered on the north half of the
reservation, and the coming spring will
probably see a lively camp on Boulder
creek. I!. H. Itedmun bus bcei in He-
public for a few duys looking after b.isi-
ness matters, lie is the locator and discoverer of the placer diggings, lie said:
'*! wus convinced that placer nines
could bc found on the reservation, and U
I believe sueh properties offer quicker
returns than quartz propositions 1 started on a vigorous search. I went '.o Boulder creek, which is ubout 10 miies nest
of Meyers creek. The indicalio'is -Kiintcd
umnistukubly to tho existence of -{old in
tin- si renin and on the low bars. 1 milk
a few holes and found gravel. I foun I
gold in all of them, occasionally getting
coarse pieces ranging from 5 cents to
10 cents iu value. Colors were plentiful.
"After prospecting over a large uvea of
ground 1 became satisfied that when
operated with a sluice it would pay about
$5 per day to each man working. At a
conservative estimate the ground will pay
30 cents per cubic yard from top to bottom. The gravel contains few boulders
of any great size. It is loose enough to
ground sluice advantageously.
"I am putting in a bedrock flume and
have reached a depth of nine (set, but
am not on bedrock. So far I have ground
sluiced only, but as soon aa I get the upper end of the flume to bedrock I shall
put in a hydraulic plant. Thc ground is
topographically well adapted to that style
of mining. The creek has considerable
fall, affording excellent f.nilities fur
dumping, with no possibility of hindrance
from tailings. By constructing a few
hundreds yards of ditch or laying pipe, a
fall of 200 feet can be obtained, which
will bc ample to move the gravel rapidly.
Mo t\ S. Surveyor Needed.
A decision of the secretary of the interior has been received at the land office
on motion for review of the commissioner's decision of April 10, 1898, in the case
of W. D. McPadden et al. v«. the Mountain View Mining k Milling Company.
The plaintiffs filed an adverse claim in
the local lund office, which was rejected
for reasons (1) that it was not evidenced
in manner prescribed by the rules of the
department; (2) plat of adverse claim
was not made by a deputy United States
mineral surveyor; (3) no showing as to
value and ownership of labor and improvements upon the claims us required
by the rules of the department. These
'objections were sustained by the commissioner of the general land office. The
secretary of the interior now overrules
the decision and holds that the adverse as
presented at the local land office by 'McPadden was sufficient and that it was not
necessary for a deputy Unted States mineral surveyor to make survey and plat
whicli was filed with the adverse.
The secretary follows the decision in
thc case of Anchor et al. vs. Howe et al.,
60th Federal Reporter, 300.
The secretary further holds that rules
made by the commissioner of the general
land office can not bc binding when said
rules exceed the scope of the law, therefore tho rule requiring that a deputy
United States mineral surveyor shall
make plat and survey for an adverse
claim is not binding and does not have
the force and effect of law.
Viral Buffalo Hump Deal.
A Spokane man took the first bond on
one of thc promising claims in thc Buffalo Hump district of Idaho, where tho
recent exciting stampede took place, Thc
claim is tho Hob-ion's Choice, and II. M.
Glidden gets the property for $33,333. The
deal  was consummated in Florence last
munuger, W. H. Wolf, that the output
would be $1000 per day us long us ore
like that now being crushed can lie supplied. The uupply seems to be beyond
estimate from present developments.
I.iirue Mineral Patent.
Jacob Goetz appeared lust week and
filed at the land ollice final proof for probably the largest contiguous body of mineral hind ever patented in the state of
Washington. The property is the famc
Foot group, sometimes called tho Frankfurt, comprising 11 claims as follows:
Ijhiiio Foot, lion Mountain, Holyoke,
Miners' Delight, Luke Shore, Curlew, En*
tcrprise, W. J. Bryan, Sunset, Portland
and Lucky Boy. The claims are on the
west side of Curlew lake on the reservation. They include 151 ueres and th.)
cush paid for the lund alone was *7.Vi.
The cost of the surveyor general's plats
alone waa $300.
The property is a low grade proposition.
On the Lame Foot a solid body of ore
100 feet wide luu-> been opened up. Over
$10,000 has been expended in development. A compressor plant is on the property. Transportation is necessary More
the mine can become profitable.
Ktirtlniiinkr* In Maine.
Portland, Me.. Sept. 19.—Two earthquake shocks occurred in Deering Saturday morning. The first was felt at 10:45,
lasting several seconds, followed after an
interval of 11 seconds by a second shock,
lasting five seconds.
Jewish Xeiv Year.
Portland, Sept. 19.—Saturday was the
first day of the Jewish month Tisri, the
beginning of tbe year 5059. It whs the
first day of Hush Hoahonoh, the beginning and the most important part of the
Jewish Now Year observance.
Kaslo & Slocan
TIME CARD.
Time card  No.  2, taking effect at  1
o'clock a. in., September 1, 1898, Pacific
or 120th meridian time.—First class passenger trains:
Lv. Daily.                                Arr. Daily.
8:30 a. m Kaslo 3:30 p.m.
8:55 a. m.
0:45a. m.
10.00 am..
10:08 a.m.
10:20a.m.
10:34 a.m.
10:35 a.m.
10:45 a. in.,
Arr. Daily.
South Fork 3:05 p.m.
... Sproules  2:10p.m.
Whitewater
. ..Bear Lake....
... McGuigan ..
. ..Payne Tram..
..Cody Junction.
.... Sandon ...
, .2:00p.m.
..1:50p.m.
..1:38p.m.
.1:23 p.m.
, .1:22 p.m.
,. 1:15 p. in.
Lv. Daily.
CODY BRANCH.
Mixed Trains.
Lv. Daily. Arr. Daily.
ll:00a.m  Sandon 11:59a.m.
11:10a.m.. .Cody Junction.. .11:50a, in.
ll:25a.m Cody 11:35a.m.
Arr. Duilv. Lv. Dailv.
ROUT. IRVING,      0. F. COPELAND,'
0. F. k P. Agt. Superintendent.
Culler's Prultlesa Crnlae.
Seattle, Sept. 19.—The revenue cutter 	
Grant, which went up into Alaskan wa-1 week.   J. C. Moore, L. R. Yates and Billy
ters in a fruitless search for a Spanish Palmer were thc vendors,
privateer, arrived here  from Sitka    to-      The Hob-ton's (,'hoicc is one of the first
ni«ut- .     ' | locations In thc i-amp and lies about u
Navigation and Trading
Company.
LIMITED.
Steamers "International" and "Alberta"
on Kootenay Lake and River.
Five Mile Point connection with all
passenger trains of N. & F. S. R. R. to
and from Northport, Rossland and Spokane. Tickets and baggage checked to all
United States points.
Ijcuvc Kaslo for Nelson and wny points,
daily, except Sunday, 6:45 a. in. Arrive
Northport 12:15 p. in.; Rossland, 3:40 p.
m.j Spokane, 0 p. m.
Leave Nelson for Kaslo and way points
daily, except Sunday, 4:35 p. m.   Leave
Spokane, 8 a. m.; Rossland, 10:30 a. m ;
Northport, 1:60 p. m.
NFjW SKKV1CE ON KOOTENA _ 1-AKE.
Ijeave Nelson for Kaslo, etc., Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
ut 8:30 a. in.; arrive Kaslo, 12:30 p. m.
Leave Kaslo for Nelson, etc., Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
4 p. in.; arrive Nelson, 8 p. m.
BONNER'S FERRY AND KOOTENAY
RIVER SERVICE
Ijeave Kaslo Saturday 4 p. m.j arrlvs
Boundary midnight; arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunduy 10:30 a. m.
Ijeave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1 p. m.|
arrive Boundary Sunday 5 p. m.; arrive
Kb-do Sunday 10 a. m.
Close connection at Bonner's Ferry with
trains eastbound, leaving Spokane 7:40
a. in., and westbound arriving Spokane
7 p. m.
G. ALEXANDER, Gen. Manager.
Kaslo. B. 0., Oct 1, 1897. -
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Are crest sufferers snd they deserve sympathy rather than censure.   Their blood Is
„oor and thin and their nerves are con
Leuiiently weak. Such people find relief
ami cure in Hood'B Sartaparilla because it
uuriliesand enriches the blood and gives
it power to feed, strengthen and sustain
the nerves. If you are nervous and cannot  sleep, take  Hood's  Sarsaparilla and
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JIM HILL TAKES A NEW ROAD.
llu*  Put the  lliiltliiiore  A  Ohio Into
HI*   Ciilleellii-i.
Chicago, Sept. 19.--The Times-Herald
says:
i'hilip D. Armour, Marshall Field and
Normnn H. Iteiini have secured control of
the Baltimore _ Ohio railroad. They
have made James J. Hill, president
ft
FIGHT OVEE THE PHILIPPINES
Pear an ICruiitloii.
Nuples, Sept. 19.—A state of gloomy
apprehension prevails uniong the population regarding the eruption of Vesuvius,
which is hourly becoming more active
nnd menacing. Streams of lava are
spreading in every direction. The most
threatening of these flows through thc
Vedrino vulley, which is almost filled.
The observatory, which originally stood
nt a height of G10 metres, is now only
_7 metres above thc sea level, owing to
Uie sinking of the ground. Seven new
craters huvc formed around thc central
one, and this has not tended to diminish
the fears formerly felt which were based
upon the eruption of stones and scoria
similar to that which occurred in 1808.
of
Tlie  New Maine.
Washington, Sept. 17.—Secretary bong
has directed that the battleship which is
to be built by 'he I'nion iron works at
San Francisco shall be named the Ohio.
The ('ramps will build the Muine and the
Newport News companny the Missouri.
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tne~Greut Northern railroad, the dorai-
nating factor in the reorganization of
the system und have guined for Chicago
and the northwest what is practically
a trunk line from occun to ocean, controlled by Chicago capital.
Mr. Beam engineered the deal by
which his wealth, that of Mr. Hill and
of Messrs. Armour and Field gained a
controlling interest in the Baltimore k
Ohio, which henceforth is to be a Chicago enterprise, fed and ( sustained in
transcontinental affairs by the immense
■lineage of the Great Northern railroad.
If any road completes the gup between
the terminus of the Orcut Northern railroad in St. Paul und the terminus pf the
Baltimore & Ohio in Chicago, it will be
the Chicago Great Western road, but
that is a matter for the future.
Mr. Beam will become a member of
..e executive committee of the reorganized road 'ind either Mr. Field or Mr. Armour inny become a director, although in
all probability the trio will be represented by Mr. Ileum.
Mr. Bill's connection with the transaction foreshadows the statement that he
will  be the prime factor of thc road.
While the price paid by the Chicago
men is not known the details of the
transfer of Ihe properties of the road are
being discussed at a conference held in
the Auditorium annex. At this conference President Hill, Mr. Ream, John K.
Cowen, president of tho Baltimore k
Ohio, and Oscar Murray, receiver, and
William Greene, general manager of the
road, were present.
Mr. Beam declined to bc interviewed,
but one of the Baltimore k Ohio officials
confirmed tne report current in Wall
street Thursday and in Chicago railroad
circles that in addition to the holdings
of thc roud w hieh the Rockefellers' interests are reported to have secured last
week for western backers of the road,
Messrs. Field, Armour und Beam had secured sufficient reorganization stock to
make Chicago and the west uie dominant
dement in the future management of
the road.
President Cowen was not prepared to
make S full statement until after he had
consulted with Mr. Henm.
President Hill wus In a jubilant frame
of mind and would not deny that Field,
Armour and Ream had assisted him in
1 almost realizing his dream of having a
roml from the Pacific to the Atlantic
controlled by western men.
General Wheeler Thln-a the Wnr
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Chicago, Sept. 11).---A Washington special says:
The opinion of Major General Joseph
Wheeler that the war is not over and
that Spain will refuse to give up the
Philippines until forced to do so is shared by many nrmy officers and by members of the cabinet.
President McKinley iB not an optimist as lo thc continuance of peace and he
has insisted that the war department
shall keep fully 100,000 volunteers in the
service until the pence commissioners
have succeeded in drafting a satisfactory
treaty or have failed in this effort.
The president has been importuned by
senators, congressmen and governors to
muster out particular regiments, but he
has put his foot down and said that the
wur depuifluent shall muintain sufficient
troops to bo ready for any emergency,
even that of resuming hostilities, in the
event of failure to agree upon a settlement of the Philippine question.
To an Ohio delegation that called at
the White house a few days ago to urge
the muster out of another Ohio regiment
the president stated his position very
clearly. lie told them he had little
confidence in the peace negotiation*!
with Spain except as they were backed
up by the determination of this government to enforce all its demands and be
ready to do this by resuming hostilities
on short notice.
\u Confldrnce In Simln.
The president's experience in seeking
to settle the controversy with Spain
without retorting to war lias not given
hint nor his advisers much confidence in
Spain when diplomacy is the method <>f
reaching a settlement. Spain is a master of that kind of diplomacy which
means delay, and, while she sought
terms of peace when her fleets were destroyed and her army at Santiago surrendered, she has done nothing as yet
to propare for thc consummation of her
promises.
There bas been no preparation made
for the evacuation of Cuba, and there
are indications that the.Spanish commissioners in Cuba will attempt to drag
In many other questions besides the
plain and simple one of evacuation. The
American commissioners in Cuba have
been instructed to hold to this as the only question for settlement there and
leave all other questions to the peuee
commissioners in Puris.
The president bos the best of reqsons
in the action of the cortes for doubting
his ability to secure a final peace without at least lieing ready to resume hostilities,     lie has therefore impressed upon
his importunate callers that he can not
muster out all of the volunteer army,
but must keep a sufficient number    of
troops in readiness to enforce   his   demands.     He must be ready to throw a
large body of troops into Cuba again at
short notice and he must be ready    to
send re-enforeeinents to   the   Philippines
to show Spnin thut he is just as determined now to have a prompt und definite acceptance of his terms of peace as
he was when he went to wur.
Ti-rin* of fence.
The terms of peace have    been   laid
down, and they are explicit as to Cuba
and  Puerto  P.ico.      There  i9 only  one
question thut is not definite about thc
Philippines, and that is as to just what
part of the itsiunds this government proposes to place under the American flag.
That is to be the purpose of the peace
commissioners.     They are to say whether S|>ain shall release all or only a part of
the islands.      Hut this question    must
bo settled  apart from  the Cuban question.     The evacuation of Cuba will not
be allowed lo have any bearing upon the
Philippines, though it is apparent that
the Spaniards are again trying to    get
round  to  that old  diplomatic    position
of   surrendering Cuba and retaining   u
large part of the Philippines.
Mull Be Hinily  to IIkIiI.
The president has told some of his congressional callers in the last few days
that with such a condition und with the
uncertainty of the Spanish churucter, he
is not justified in assuming that thc war
iB over and mustering out the volunteers, lie bus stated to some of these
cullers just what General Wheeler stated
in a public interview, that the wur is
not over, but is likely to be resumed in
a few months unless the Spanish politicians show a better disposition toward
permanent peace by providing for the release of territory as agreed upon in the
terms of peace.
At least one of the peace commissioners shares this suspicion and doubts the
ability of the two commissions to agree
upon any proposition concerning thc
Philippines. The American commissioners will insist upon retaining at least the
island of Luson, if not the whole group,
and thc Spanish commissioners will not
dure, in the present state of public
opinion in Spain, to agree to cither of
these propositions. it is therefore feared that the negotiations of the pence
commissioners will bc long drawn out
and finally come to naught unless the
president stands ready to break off thc
negotiations and resume hostilities.
This is the reason why President Mi
Kinlcy does not intend to muster out the
whole volunteer army. He bus no de-
Bire to resume the war and renew thc
sacrifices of blood and treasure, but he
intends to ha*vc peace, definite and final,
within a few months if he has to fight
for it nnd again order the army and thc
navy into active service. The volunteers who are compluining that they do
not want garrison duty may find that
they will have something more exciting
in the literal expulsion of thc 8|*nnish
troops from Cuba  nnd  Puerto Rieo, or
even the invasion of Spain to enforce the
old rule of dictating peace in tbe capital
of the enemy.
There le more Catarrh In this section of the
country than all other disease* put together,
and until the lest few years wo* supposed to
be Incurable. For a great many years doctor*
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The sweet potato crop this year on
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Sim Francisco, Sept.    10«—News    hns
been received here of a dastardly   nt-
tempt to Link the whaling bark Northern Light, v hieh sailed front here ia la t
Mny for t-otsebue sound.     The   baric
hud   heen   tinnsfiiriiied   into  n  passenger
vessel und sue took 108 men bound for
the mythical  land of gold.      Thc vessel
was commanded by Captain Whiteside.
On May j-. when only a few days out,
it was discovered    that    the    Northern
Light was 11 akiiiL* water at a rapid rule.
The pumps were manned, but the water still came np rapidly.      A March was
instituted nml  the leak  wns located  in
the I"1".      Further  search  showed  that
four auger holes hud been bored through
the timbers, going clear through the side
to the water.   . Three of the holes were
plugged  up  but il  was    impossible    to
reach the fourth.    The pumps had been
going until Kot/.ebue sound wus reached.
Captain Porter of thc Jessie Freeman,
who returned from tlie north yesterday,
snys  that  the  prospectors  ut   Kot/.ebue
have gone to poor fields.      As far us :i
known im gold has been  found.
Washington, .-<*pt.  IS.—Onptnin Allyn
I Capron, ol the First artillery, died at his
The trip of the Monterey to thc Philippines demonstrates that with good
weather this clnns of vessel mny, wtth
her own steam und a tow. cross the Pacific ocean.
The Spnnish government hits published
a decree culling to nrtns 100,000 men, out
of whom 80,000 ure for the colonics, presumably for the Philippines.
home near Fort Myer, Vn., today.    Cap*
tain Capron wus one of the best known
J ollieeis iu the regular nrmy.   He hnd de-
I voted himself particularly to the artil-
\ lery branch of thc service, having been
j an honor gruduutc of the artillery school
in 1873 nnd wus regarded as nn authority
on artillery tactics. When Oeneral Shaft-
'■ er's corps went to Santiago Capron ac-
coiupnnied it and his buttery did notably
line work in the buttle of Santiago. Dur-
j ing the first iluy's fighting before the city
! Captain Capron's son. Captain Allyn K.
I Capron of the Rough Riders, wus killed.
: The  death  of his son preyed upon  tho
father's mind, but he never swerved for
1 an instant from his duty during the tcr-'
rible days that followed.    The seeds of
disease were sown in his system during
the Cuban campaign und he returned to
his home at Fort Myer, near this city,
only to  be stricken down with typhoid
fever. His death occurred nbout 12 o'elock
toduy. •
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SILVERTON, THREE FORKS,
ALAMO    CONCENTRATOR,    -
&   BROOK LYN   B. C.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPRQVEMENTS
NOTICE:— "Nettie Fraction" iMineral
Claim; eitttaln in the Slocan Mining
Division of West  Kootenay  District.
Where located:— On the Four Mile
Creek bounded on the north by the
Tenderfoot, south, by the Read, "east,
by the Carnation,
Take notice that I, Evan Dailey Fraser,
Free Miner's  Certificate No. 5537,   as
Manager for the Vancouver nnd  British
.Columbian General Exploration Co, Li in
ited, Certificate No. 32621A, intend sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the
Mfniiij? Recorder for a Certificate of Jm
provemente, for the purpose of obtainiii);
a Crown Grant of the abovo claim.
And further take   notice that action
under section 37, mut*t be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Improvements.
Dated this 4th day of July 1898.
E. B. Fbaskr
.CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE,—   "Prescott" and   "Prescott
Fraction  No. 1.", Mineral   Claims;
situate in the Slocan Mining Division of   West Kootenny District.
Where   located:— On tho North side
of Four-Mile creek about one and one
half miles from Slocan Lnlce.
Take notice that I, Kenneth L. Burnet,
(acting as agent tor the Prescott Mining Company Limited Liability,   F. M.
L. No.0094.ij   Free Miner's Certificate
No. 5.197A, intend sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to "th* Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements
for  the    purpose  of obtaining Crown
Grants of both the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under .section 37, must be commenced
belore the issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated this 22nd day of July 1893.
. But net
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS
-NOTICE:— "Lorna Doone" and "Prior"
Mineral Claims-situate in the Slocan
Mining Division   of   West   Kootenay
District,    Where    located •—On  the
South side of Four-Mile creek to the
West of the Vancouver Group of Mineral Claims.
Take notice that I, Francis J. O'Reilly
of Silverton, B. C. as spent for Frank
Culver, Frae  Miner's   Certificate  No.
11038 A., intend sixty davsfrom the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of
both the above claims.
And further tako notice   thst action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements. •
Dated ttiis 21st day of Julv, 1898.
Francis J. O'Reii.li
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE,- "Hopk No. 2." Mineral
Claim, situate in the $|ocan City
Mining Divisio/i of West Kootenay
District.
Whero located:— On   tlie    north-east
side of Cameronian Creek, % of a mile
from its junction with the north fori; of
Lemon.
Take notice   that   I,   J. M. McGregor,
acting ns agent for Robert Cooper. Free
Miner's Certificate No. ll794A,and Henry Slieran, 12001 a,intend sixty dnys from
the date hereof, tn apply to the Mining
Recorder   for  a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose of  obtaining a
Crown Grunt of tho above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
ii'fore tbe issuance of such Certificate of
Improvements.
Dated this 8th day of September, 189S.
IjY
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE,—"Morning Star No 7 " mineral claim, situate in the Slocan mining
division of West Kootenav district.
Where located: On the south slope of
Lemon creek, 8 miles from Ihe mouth.
Take notice tbat 1 Samuel L. Long,
acting as sgent for W. A. Campbell, free
miner's certificate No. 11,415 A 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 for the above claim,
And farther take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
^before the issuance of such certificate of
improvements.
Dated this 4th. day of August 1898.
SAMUEL L. LONG.
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT
NOTICE,-"The Alpine Group of Mineral  Claims"  (the  Swiss,   Highland
Chief,   Berne,  Kootenay   Pass   and
Rocky Fraction), situate in the Nelson
and Slocan Citv Mining Divisions of
West Kootenay District.   Where located :—On the divide between Kootenay
and Slocan  Lakes,    east of  Summit
Pass.
.Take notice that I, J. Murray McGregor,
acting is agent for Chas Fans, F. M, C.
11784 A, Henry Ste.e  F. M. C.  79147.
Herman  Clever F. M. C.A10979, W.H.
Crawford F.M.C.4180.A and Max Hickman F.M.C. 4274 A, intend sixty  days
from the dste hereof,   to  apply   to   the
Mining  Recorder  for  a  Certificate  of
Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claims.
Aud fnrther take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements,
Dated this 27th. day of August, 1898,
J. M. McGrkqob.
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Although Silverton is well supplied
with business houses, still there is
room here for a drygoods establishment, Silverton is fast losing its
wild and wooly character, and
becoming a city of homes. The number of families living here would more
than justify a d**ygoods store, as it is
our ladies are compelled to go to
neighboring towns to do their shopping.
The needs of Silverton are few, but
about the most pressing need of this
thriving camp is a hank. All tho
mining companies operating in the
lake j-rgton are with only one or two
exceptions in the immediate vicinity
of Silverton. The heaviest merchant
ile buisness is carried on hero and if
towns that are living on air and past
glories can support a bank, why can
not we? If a bank was established
here the banking business of the lake
would quickly by transfercd to
Silverton. *
FULL
:•:■' like
Of -E^orLO^r
and
(Stable
GROCEKIES
CANNED   GOODS   -    -   -  _
-   -   -   PRESERVED FRUIT.
FRESH   DREAD    DAILY.
MATHESQN'S   BAKERY.
NEW DENVER B. C.
CANADIAN
PAQIFIO
RAIJL/WAY-
For Constipation take Karl'*. Clover
Root Tea, the great EJqgd Purifier Cures
Headache, Nervousness, Eruptions of
the face, and makes the head as clear as
a hall.   Sold at
The Silverton Drug Store, t
AND SOO PACIFIC LINE.
Is the most comfortable and direct
route to all points East. To Pacific and
tbaxh-Pacific points. To the rich mining districts of
KLONDYKE AND THE YUKON,
Tourist Cars pass Revelstoke Daily to
St. Paul. Daily (except Wednesday) to
Eastern Canadian and UNrrKn States
Points. Magnificent .Sleeping and Din-
jpg Cars on all traips.
Tickets Issued Through And Baguage
Checked To Destination.
Daily connection (excepting Sunday)
via Rosebery; 8:05 a.m. leaves Silverton
arrives 4:30 p.m.
Ascertain present reduced rates and
full information hy addressing, r-eurest
local agent, or
W. S. CLARK, Agent, Silverton.
W. F. ANDERSON,
Trav. Pass. Agent, Nelson.
E. J. COYLE.
Dist. Pass. Agent, Vancouver
Dreadfully   Nervous.
Gents:—I was dreadfully nervous
and for relief took your Karl's Clover
Root Tea. It quieted my nerves and
strengthened my whole Nervous System. Iwas troubled with Constipation,
Kidney and Bowel trouble. Your The
soon cleansed my system so throughly
that I rapidly regained health mid
strength. Mrs. 8, A. Sweet, Hartfort
Conn. Sold by The Silverton Drug Store
Be not deceived I A Cough, Hoarseness or Croup are not to be trirled with.
L dose in time of Shiloh Cure will save
vot] much trouble, Sold at Drug Store.
The Government of Canada is
askiug tbe opinion of every voter in
Canada concerning the pat-sin;' of a
prohibition law for our country. Our
representative* are asking each
individual voter to eny equarely and
unequivocally wheth"*)* he is in favor
of prohibition or opposed to it. Such
an appeal deserves u _tr.ii*^!iC forward
answer and overy voter should "ivo it.
If you think it to the advantage of our
country that a prohibitory measure be
•Hissed, 6ny so by your ballot If ynu
ai*'! of the opinion that such un act
wpuld be detrimental to our bu»iuess
interests, your duty is fo inform tho
Government of it, The Goyeniinent
is fairly facing the ccuutry and is
waiting it? coniuianu). Your duty is
to give it.
High-handed proceedings, such as
the seizure of tho above lots, is not an
act palculated to make a favorable
impression on outsiders looking for
investments. The offiicals through
this section should remember that
their offices are gifts from the voters
and that the voters aro entitled to
some cnnaidftrftr.ir-1-i -t—their—hands. -
There is such a thing as dismissing
arbitrary officials.
In another column will ba fonnd a
letter from A. B. C. which points out
a $tate pf affairs -estaliiished in onr
midst tliat calls for some sort cf nn
explanation. Al-out two months ago
our citizer 8 were served with notices
respecting tho sanitary condition of
their premises and ordering certain
changes. A scavenger was nlso
appointed for the town. Since that
time the scavenger has not been seen
in the place and had thn notices been
regarded it is quite probable that an
epidemic would have been raging here.
This week we are informed, tho scavenger has again made his appearance
and as is eeon by A. B. O's letter a
garbage dump has been selected. The
change in the location of ibis place
was made, we understand, for the convenience pf the scavenger and he is
the only one who has been consulted
as to tbe change. The site chosen is
practically in the middle of oar town-
site, on the lots of private individuals
who were not consulted or even advised of the use to which our; zealous
officials intend to put their property.
Not one single citizen was consulted
in anyway regarding this proceeding
and the convenience of our friend, the
■scavenger, was the only excuse given
for the establishing of this peat breeding garbage dump in our town, within
five hundred yards of the business
blocks and in such a paaitioi as to
contaminate both the lake front and
the waters of Four Mile creek. We
would like to know by what authority
the lands of individuals can
summarily seized and why he conveniences of a scavenger, wh > is ,|ot
even a citizen of our town, should be
regarded of greater weight than the
wishes and the health of
citizens.
Silverton has always been free from
typhoid fever and bas always ittended
to its  sanitary  conditions  itielf.    In
ADDITIONAL  LOCALS.
Miss Curtilage, who has spent the lust
year in Silverton, leaves on Mpnday for
her home in the East,
The saniples of oro from the various
mipes that are to be displayed at the
Spokane Fruit Fair will be shipped on
Monday next. W S Clark, who will
have charge of the exhibit, wishes all
who have not yet brought in their ores,
to '"•" so u-ithout fail to-morrow (Sunday)
ore nly Monday morning.
Below will be found a list of the polling
places in the Slocan district fqr the
voto on the Plebiscite, which is to be
held tbrought the Dominion on the 20th.
of this month.
Throe Forks, J B Foster's Building.
New Denver, Williamson's Block.
Silverton, MoKtnnon'sH-11.
Sandon, Gilbert Sample Room. Repo St.
Whitewater Station, Nesl'* _ Store,
Ainsworth. Government *Bu liiin-j.
Kaslo. Kyle's House.
Pilot Bay, Wartington's Honso.
Brooklyn, Court Houso.
Robson, Robaon Hotel Sitting Room.
Slocan City, Government Office.
A SPECIAL SERVICE.
A Sunday School Review Service will
bo held in the Church to-morrow at 2.30
p.m. Tbocliilil-en will bo reviewed in
their work by Mrs. Cnlbick. Rev. It, N
Powell and Mr. Bartlett will give "d-
ilreapes during thriservice. Special music will bo furnished hy Miss fiftjndon nnii
Mrs. Gardiner, while the children will
sing several choruses in which Ihey have
been trained for tho occasion. The service will be enjoyable to old and young
alike.   All are cordially in vited to attend.
(JUADBILLE CLUB.
A meeting for tho purpose of organizing n Quadrille Club in Hlvsrton was
held in the reading room .if the Victoria
Hotel on Tuesday eveninjf. ."..'.'.-urs. J.
R. Woods, D. Darg snd H. Brmly were
elected to manage and arlvanco the interests of the Club diirin,* its first season
which i: is hoped will not be its last. The
officers elected by Ihe cnuiuilivc are:
J A McKinnon. Hon. President; Grunt
'Ihorburn.'Hon. Vice-President j Dmi-his
Darg, President; If, Brady, Vice-President; J. It. Woods, Secretin*,!-Tii'iistifr.
Further notice will he given In dtts time
as to assemblies ifcc.
Mi_vm*» «& PROSPEJCTo^
THE SILVERTONIAN IS ALWAYS
WILLING TO HELP YOU BY PUBLISHING RELIABLE REPORTS  ON
ANY    PROPERTY    OF     MERIT.
INVESTORS,
both Slocan   City  and New
there are at present  easea ot
and  the   sanitary arrangements   are
similiar to those just establist Jd here.
Our  readers   can   draw   th
inferences.
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MUM*-*!BBJ9Sisjpns***-f—**—MMswig**—ui—_j-—*'■—ii ww—■ im i !■    - ...•——_■      -    -     --   -       	
all   our
Denver
typhoid
ir   own
MIXING RECORDS.
Following is a complete li«f of the
mining transuciions recorded during the
week for the Slocan Mining Division :
NEW HENVHII—LOCATIONS.
Sept 13—Random, Carpenter, Henry
Blown; Cove Head Fraction, Mctini-in
Sidine. same; LaHor Day, Silver Moiiu-
tain, Russel Donald.
Sept 14—Belmont, Fennel creek, Peter
Grant; Bodnev, Light Alile. Geo. Park-
ison; Silver Cord, Kour Milo, Raoul
Green.
Sept 15—Fitz, north fork Carpenter,
Alice Trener.v; Yorkshire Bor, Silver-
ton, J R Roberts; Nancy Lee. same. A.
L. Roberts; Prince, north fork Carpenter, Jus Black and .\ C Van Moeikcsne;
Pasbv, south fork Carpenter, Jno. Dock-
steadcr.
Sept. IB—Silverine, Dardanelles basin,
John Swanson ; Orient Fraction, Sandon creek, G I* Knowles; Maud N, Mar
tin creek, I B Martin; Maud M. same.
Jos. B Martin; Ella, Qtaolel creek, O,
Lemieux : Ellise. same, John 1! Mai tin;
Black Diamond, Four Mile, Norman .*lc-
Millan.
ASSESSMENTS.
Sept 13—Permit to transfer work from
Noonday to Grey Eagle and Fourth of
July.
8ept 13—Carrie. Ada Bell, Treasure
Vault, Naoma. Allegash, Ajax.
Sept 14—Winton, Islington, Pure Gold
Sept IS—Drum Lummond, Valkyrie.
Sept 10—Cand K, Grey Fox, Legal
Tender
Sept 17—Conder, Bay State, Producer.
certificates of improvements
Sept 13-Ocesn.
Sept 17—J I C, WH R, Silverton Boy.
Cresent, Emily Edith, Jenny Jones Fraction, Arena Fraction.
TRANSFERS,.
Sept 18—Little Doru^, P Chisholm to
Marion Lees, Sept 12.
Banshee, J Vallamje to Ronlette M«_
M Co. Sept, 10.
Sept 15—Mazeppa '£. Randolph Saunders to Andrew J Murphy, Aug 24.
Willa, Frank Watson to the Willa Gold
Mining Co. April 27.
Sept 16—Bay State, Ferguson Armstrong to Nathan 8 Tucker, Kept 9.
Province 3-10, Jas. D Ryan to David
Sloan, Sept 1.
Sept 17—Jehova >i, Joseph B Martin
to Arthur Mullen. Sept 15, $332.50.
. International, Thursday Fraction, % in
each, L W Parkinson to J H Thompson,
Oct 12.
Oregon City %, Internstionnl j-i',
Thursday Fraction)^, J H Thompson to
John A Whittier aud David W Moore
Oct 13.
Shareholder^, W Ryan to Oliver T
Stone, Sept 8.
Power of Attorney, R G?orge to W. B.
George, July 30.
Sept 10—Polo, Charlotte Henderson to
T M Banting, April 1, ll.flOO.
Black Diamonds 8, N McMillan to H
M Walker, Sept 10,
Maich Bird and Snowflakc, >»' in ench
JC Butler to s(tme, Sept 11).
THE PUBLISHED REPORTS APPEAP
ING IN THE SILVERTONIAN ON  TH?
VARIOUS MINES AND PROSPECTS OF THIS
SECTION ARE WRITTEN AFTER PER80NAL
INSPECTION OF THE PROPERTIES AND CAN
BE RELIED  UPON   AS  BEING  SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT.
sent to any address, $2.00
a year.
Wilson Hotel.
Teeter  Bros.   -  -  props >
£*■>  llcadqnartflrs For Mining And Coinmprcia! See,
Everything First-class In All Hespefto.   \J$
SLOGAN   CITY, - - -        B.   C.
2rv£_A.S32_:BT-
CONRAD BILL
SU.V.5ETOS	
- PROP.
- • •   Ii. C-
FRESH
AND
SALT
MEATS
VICTORIA
OS'S,
I*
•I
-■lOT_3_E#|!
-tj
8
to
IS
•I
(•
*)
<•
-DIRECTOR Y.:-
JAMES BOWKS    -   -   -   -    TliOP.
/rsrKVKRYTHI*.   8KW,   NJ'AT.!? : i. u-.m; ncsi.M s^ .,1 v ;■
AKB CLEAN.    FINEST AP-
POIKTED IIOCSK IX
i»
i • > (»
«*»r ><?-.«_»_?-. «•• •_«••_ Sic*
Till; KQOTKNAYS.
:•; Dcatlij-arter. For illiiiii!!,' W» :•:
HOTELS.
SELKIRK
VICTORIA
I.AKl'.VIKW
S'LYKIITON
B, C
ljiumion & Barrel!
James BowstL,
I.. Knouli'-i.
G BN ERAL     „l KUCHA NTS.
J. <;. CORDON',
NOTARY PUBLIC.
sUjVF.RTON.      -      -       -IX. C
OIJA& A. WATERMAN _ OO
TIIK WILLIAM HUNTER<3«
, J. A. McKJXNO.N k Co.
TOBACCO k CONFECTIONERY.
J. I. McINTOSH.
I REAL ESTATE A*   INSURANCH
CROSS St Co.
I. C   QOUQPN.
j.uc-riosK-its, Customs Rhokkhs,
And Cexkkai. Real Estatk Agknts,
ASSAY E R S.
<»lli>..|. In MraUr J.loi-k     -   -     l*.;i*,. r St.
NKI.SON,   B, C.
/. M. Ui BEKNKBUM.
M E RC 11 A NT   TAILOR.
J. M. MoGEEGOB P. L. S. Ac.
SLOCAN CITY,
op  McGbeook,  Atkinson* & Co.
PROVINCIAL  LAND   SURVEYORS,
MIXING ENGINEERS ANUS
BROKERS.
ROS8LANB j^d SLOCAN.
no,
mmwi  GLASSES,
m COMPASSES.
AT   THE
SILTKRTON DRUG STORE
P. E. LIEBSCHER,
SURVEYORS  k ENGINEERS,
F. J. O'RIELLY
FREIGHT, PACKING!* LIVERY.
ANDERSON St BKAUY.
a. p. Mcdonald.
PHARMACISTS
8ILVERTON DRUGSTORE.
OENERAL BLACKSMITH ING
SANDFORD DA KILE
MEAT ,fc PRODUCE
CONRAD BILL.
BARBER.
11. C. WHEELER.
BAKERY.
IF YOU ARE  THir XING OF
PUrriNG   UP
FRUIT
FOR  THE
WINTER 1   WOULD   LIKE   TO
TALK TO YOU ABOUT IT.
prices gurr be bkat.
(»>9/9-t^a/9e,9fi,9S.9c.t
JIM.  McINTOSH.
KH.VE^rCN, B. C,
T. II, MULVEY.
S0TUE.
—    ♦—.	
j_V SPECIAL Conrt otAssIse, Niii
■-■•A" Priiw, Over and Terminer, and
Gencnil (foal Delivery will be holden at
the Citv of Nelson, in and for the Coun-
tv of Kootenay. on Tuesday the 20th dsy
of September. 181)8.
By Command,
J. FRED HUME,
Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Secretary'*
OiUce, 31st AoKUst, 1898.
NOTICE.
Parties cuttinjj wood on the property
of the Silverton Townsite, or removm-
siime will be prosecuted. Squatters sre
also warned not to trespass on said property.
SILVERTON TOWNSITE.
by Cross A Co., Agenfc.
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