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The Silvertonian 1898-06-25

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tj,. Tyro uetnd WW be T*Me* up-
Hew Claims Opened up   en
foar   Mile.
The Mount Mabel group, on Finnell
creek, will get their supplies in via the
Ten Mile divide.
Slianuon and Ladd, are working the
Nepawa, and are meeting with much
F. Griffiths, is staying with the West-
mount, he is crosscutting oo a fault and
hopes to strike the lead in about iortv
leet.   Every one wishes him success.
Cooper and Gibson, bave been working
tor some time past ou tbe Moonlight
above the Oregon City, and have exposed a fine surface showing of galena.
An interesting lawsuit affecting the
ownership of one of the prominent
claims at the head of Ten Mile will be
■liredjln the courts shortly. Jumpers
rignts are the contending grounds.
The owner* of the Dalhousie group are
making a mine out of it. In the long
tunnel thev aro catching the big shute
tapped on tbe summit. There are
rumors of a sale pending on this
Assessment work or. the Fairy Queen
group, adjoining the Oregon City, 1ms
been going on for some time, and tbe
vein is improving with depth, lt is a
twelve fool ledge and thoroughly roiuer-
alii-ed. The Oregon City vciu has also
been discovered on this group.
Kirkwood and Wells have been sluicing on the Ohio with satisfactory results.
This is one of the properties shove the
Enterprise from which much is expected,
and the indications warrant the faith
abowu iu it. Between tbe Ohio and the
Enterprise are the Mabau and Empress
Fraction, in both of which Kirkwood is a
large shareholder. The Enterprise vein
ui nn th rough these claim*.
Property owners on the crock suffered
during.tlie past winter from the depra-
dationa of petty thieves, anything
portable was liable to be taken and in
instances whole outfits were cariied off.
The perpetatora of these outrages should
lie hunted down and dealt with severely.
Any one who will ileal an outfit Irom a
prospector, ia tbe very lowest kind of a
criminal and should be dealt with
On the Oregon City, Trunbull and
1 .unwell,of Kaslo, have been workinit
for some time. They havo a good showing In tlie upper tunnel, and are just
entering tlie oro shute in tho lowor level,
commenced two years ago. In this tunnel the depth gained is 1E0 feet, and the
indication* are good for an extensive oro
body. The big vein of the Fairy Queen
group has been traced on to tbe Oregon
City ground, and a tunnel will be driven
on this vein it has good surface showings, and the Oregon City is considered
one of the best properties on the creek.
The Miners will no doubt be please to
bear that the Enterprise mine u again
under tbo management of Geo. Aylard,
and ia now working a force of thirty men.
Only developement work is however
being done but stoping is expected to be
commenced soon when the force will be
largely increased. Some 2000 tons of ore
are now out and owing to the rise In the
price of silver will soon bo shipped.
tinier its present able management it is
being made into about one of the very
best properties in British Columbia.
The vein has beed traced farther up the
hill and another *big shute of galena
has been discovered on the surface. A
gang of men have been put to work on
the Enterprise road to put it back into
condition to haul over.
Situated in the immediate neighborhood of New Denver is the Ledge proper
although the Paystreak has been traced
as far as Sandon.   The formation is fair
but not favorable for a very large Ledge
to live in, it being to compact, dense or
rather to dead and dull a formation for a
lively Ledge to exist in.   The Ledge  is
what is known as a bitriculated contact,
the hanging and foot walls being entirely
different.   The footwall is what is generally called political being a poor foundation for a Ledge to rest on, owing to its
liability to change its character at any
time thus causing a complete change in
the method of working the Ledge.   The
upper or banging wall  or Bank is also
a bad formation to be under for although
generally soft and easily worked  it   at
times becomes extremely bard and can
bring imtueii". pressure  to bear,   thus
causing faults,  horses and occasional
slips In the Ledge.   The Ledge showed
to better advantage on the surface and
the first work  done showed the Ledge
to be of high grade, but in the lower or
laHt workings tbe vein or Ledge is lean
and the average oi it poor when com-,
pared  with  tbe upper   workings, the.
Ledge it also considerably smaller.   The ;
ore taken as a whole is low grade but
occasional  pockets are  tound  in  the
Ledge matter tliat run high, iu fact some
of the richest specimens obtained in this
country have been   taken    from   this
Ledge.   The   I/'dge  lies  considerably,
generally abont 50 per cent, not so  bad
considering its character.    An anaylsis
of samples .collected   with  caro  taken
from across the entire Ledge, shows its
principal componant parts to be   principally  wind and   .all, with occasionly
indications of humor and a vast quantity
hyposulphite of   density.   This  Ledge
like al! in   this  formation   is  troubled
with gas in its lower or latter workings,
it is not deadly although  severs} of the
force ha ve lately been overcome  by   it.
j This gan like Carbonic Acid gas is generated within the Ledge itself,   and large
quantities are being  sent out weekly.
Tho Ledge is being  worked  down  the
hill gradually  and under the skillful
manipulations oi the present management it will strike the bo-ttot_   lyr   (-11.
There are two claims on ibis  property
known aa first and  6ccond, the  second
tins staked  simply   to cover anything
overlooked by the first.    Owing to  the
rotten condition  of  tho fool  wall the
manakerijf the   Ledge  should   put  in
plenty of stout stulls and  seo   that   the
timbers  are eased occasionly,  or  the
hanging wall will como down some dav
and their will be no more Led*je.   Tbere
ia but little hope for an improvement in
this Ledge until it gets down to a  water
level, when great things may  be  expected Irom it.
On Which Robert F. Green Stands
For Election.
Heeling! to   bo   Held  In   the   KMing-
l.ooul Matters   of Intermit  la
■nd Aronnd Silverton.
An application is to be made for a
Crown Grant for the Carbonate Hill
claim situated on Red Mountain and
adjoining the L. H. claim. A splendid
lead 20 feet wide runs through this property, an eight inch pay streak gives
average returns of 2 1-8 per cent copper,
$18. in gold and 30 ounces silver per ton,
and assays running very high can bo
obtaiaed in places. The L. H, vein also
runs across this property and has been
traced on to it. The Carbonate Hill lies
about four miles |**o,ro Silverton and a
good trail connects it with the town.
Major Reed and Perry Altaffer have
gone up to do developement work on
the Ricon claim.
Vote for a man that knows you at any
time, not at election time only.
The Comstock mine is working 30 men.
Harry Thorburn, has gone to work  at
the Mollie Hughes.
The Tyro property, will in future be
known as the Boatswain.
Frank Hendersou and Charles Copp
have gone up to work on the Nellie Mc
Quire group of claims.
A sample shipment of eight and a half
tons of ore was made from the Mollie
Hughes mine last Saturday to the Trail
Next Monday, Mr. Campbell-Joh nson
will examine the Batchelor group on
Twelve Mile, with tbe view of taking a
bond on il.
Dad Roberts, who has been taking a
layoff, has gone back to the Mollie
Hughes mine, where he is in charge of
the culinary department.
Mr. Sandiford, is so well pleased with
the Tyro, that'he has decided to take up
his cash option on it. Mr. Harris will
receive the cosh $7600. bv the end of the
A deal was effected through Mr. Cross,
by which E, F. Lloyd, of the Oalena
Mines, has purchased a one half interest
in the Frisco claim,subject to the bond
thereon. This was the Interests held
by Messrs, Williamson and Holts.
I.. M. KnowleB, of the Lakeview, has
made a location on Fennell creek, called
the K. St 8. that gives great promise. A
paystreak of six inches of carbonate nnd
galena was found at grassroots. Mr.
Knowles intends to have work started
on this claim soon.
Adjoining the Wakefield mine is the
Sarnie group of claims. A strong vein
is exposed on this property and whic h
tapped 65 feet deep and shows tbe paystreak to be fully fifteen inches wide and
a rich carbonate ore. Jack Gates one of
the owners will be in char-ire of the developement and considerable work will
be done this season.
The Miner's vote will elect Grier,
Indki-kndknt Electors, akd Fellow
Electors of tub Slocan Ridino op
West Kootenav :
Having been nominated by a representative convention of the Independent
electors of the Slocan Riding of West
Kootenay, over which you presided, as a
candidate for the representation of the
riding in the Legislative Assembly, I beg
leave to accept tbe honor thus conferred upon me, and to assure you that
if elected, as I feel confident tbat with
your active assistance and support I shall
be, I propose to labor earnestly and constantly for the promotion of the material
interests of the riding without distinction
of locality, and of the Province of British
Columbia generally.
In accepting the nomination thus
offered me desire to state briefly the
position which I shall assume upon
questions affecting district and provincial
I beleive tliat the so-called Turner Government has not dealt fairly with the
question of representation. Represents'
tion by population is tbe only fair and
equitable mariner iu which the Legislative Assembly may be constituted. Tbe
necessity of an ephemeral government
should form no element in acting upon
such an important question.
Expenditure upon public works should
I beleive, except in extreme and important cases, be kept fairly within the provincial revenues, aod in most eases
necessary works and improvements of
local interest should be decided upon and
reccopiepded local advisory hoards, and
undertaken under the tupervision of tlie
provincial .engineer and not left to the
loader iiii-rciea of a. **>.«1 commissioner
or other similar officer.
I beleive that there should be revision
cf the method in which the provincial
accounts are kept, and such system adopted as will eliminate all doubtful and
worthless assets and such true and plain
statement of expendituie and assets be
made as will truly and tully indicate to
the plain and average citixen the condition of the provincial finances.
I beleive that there should be such
laws enacted and proroul-t** ted a* will
entirely i rev nt the competition of cheap
oriental labour with that of the white
I .beleive that legislation, hitherto prevented by the local government, should
be adoped to remove tbe unjust tax imposed upon the mine laborer, and tbe
industry of the worker in metalliferous
miners he plased in tho same position as
that of any other class of laborers.
I beleive that encouragement should
be given for the construction of railways
iutendod to develope the resources of the
Province, and that tho railways bonused
by the Province.should bo under Provincial control as to time allowed Ior
construction, freight and passenger rates,
and such other regulations aa will protect aud guard the best interests of the
public whose funds have contributen to
the roads constructed.
I beleive that tbe Interest of the Pro
vince and of each of its constituent parts
will be best promoted by an entire divorce of the local Government from all
close corporations and companies which
find profit in preying upon tbe Provincial resources without making any adequate or even small return for the benefit
which they enjoy.
I beleive that the mortage tax imposed
by the Turner Government is unjust, inequitable and unfair; a direct imposition
upon the unfortunate debtor temporarily
compelled to place a charge upon bis
property. I should, therefore, in common with some of tbe foremost provln-
finsneiers labour for its prompt removal.
I beleive that West Kootenay, which
contributes so largely to the Provincial
revenue, should receive a larger sum for
the developement of the district than
has been hitherto allowed by the Government, and that the Provincial revenues should be expended within the
Province and not devoted to extra
Provincial schemes as has been pledged
by the Turner Government,
I believe that uo important amendment should be made to the Mineral
Act affecting the prospector or mineral
claim owner until the great body of
miners in every section of the Province
have been consulted and their views
I have the honor to be, gentlemen,
Your obedient servant,
t Ut Time  Fob  a   Change.
1 tn. Hunter is down prospecting for
rei near Brooklyn, the new town. He
wl return tbe beginning of next week.
] ir Constipation take Karl's Clover
Re t Tea, the great Blood Purifier Cures
Hi dache, Nervousness, Eruptions of
tin lace, and makes the head as clear as
a 111.   Sold at
Tlie Silverton Drag Store, t
■ Have Fed Monopolies Long
special service for the gKnight* oi
Pi das will be held in the Presbyterian
CI irch at New Denver, next Sunday.
Tl i service will commence at 2 p. m.
sol the pnblic are invited to attend.
.Barrett, of tbe firm of Brandon and
B-j-rett, the popular  managers of tbe
irk, is taking a trip  East.   Ha  ex-
ts to be gone about six weeks and
lepend moat of his time in Chicago.
tor the football and dog fights of our
;y Jack will find Chicago rather tame.
A Free Ballot and am Honest Count,
e Honest Vot^bb Will do t«e Rest.
On Monday last the Knox robbery case
cfcue up before Justice Drake, at Nelson,
Walker, through bis Attorney, pleaded
giilty to having had the stolen goods in
h|i possession, he was sentenced to 18
nlonths. McDonald wbo had also been
under arrest charged with being implicated in this robbery, was discharged
Uieir being no evidence against him.
James Anderson, of the firm of Brady
and, Anderson, the popular packers, has
gone to Glenora with part of his stock
of pack mules. He will make his bead-
quarters in Glenora and expects to do
considerable business in ids line in the
North. Jimmy takes with biro the best
wi-faes for success, of all the boys here.
Glenora will add another good rustler
and firstclass citizen to its population by
tha acquisition of Mr. Anderson.
A Vote por Green is a Vote
Against MoxoriiiES In Our  Province.
The recital of Fred Emerson Biooks
last Monday evening, was very poorly
attended but those who were fortunate
(-nfongh to have been present had the
i-lwmuru ut l.»rioK _ Calebs-ate- a_Uto*r
read his own works in a splendid manner. It is very seldom that a Silverton
audience has an opportunity of hearing
as good a program as was given on Monday evening and good shows will be apt
to give us the go-by if the reception
given to Mr. Brooks is learned.
Here is a short summary, of the results
of tho brilliant financiering of *>,Hon.a>J.
II. Turner, prepared by the Inland
Present cost of debt and guarantees,
1336,000 a year.
Proposed addition to debt charges, say
$225,000 a year.
Average over expenditure for the past
five years. $045,000 a year.
Fstimated rate of i-crease of revenue,
,$34,000 a year.
Estimated rate of increase of salaries,
$38,000 a yoar.
Hate of increase of debt, from Confederation to 1891. under $100,000  a year
Rate of increase of debt from 1891. to
1817, over $700,000 a year.
Voters you have now a chance to stop
this kind of financering, which will
su-ely ruin this Province. Cast your
ballot for the right, this time, aa you
will wait a long time for another chance.
Public meeting* will be held in the
int-rest of Robert F.Green, Independent
Candidate, in the following place* on
the date* named.
Kaalo June 26th.
Slocan City June 27th.
Silverton June 28th.
New Denver June 29th,
Sandon June 30th.
Whitewater July 2nd.
Hobson July  4th.
Deer Park July 5th.
Ainsworth July 7th.
Kaalo July 8th.
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Spring Suit Patterns Now on Hand,
I would respectfully invite gentlemen to an early inspection of my
selections in Spring and Summer Suitings.
My prices will be found moderate. I make it a point to keep them as
low as ia consistent with good material, good workmanship and the care
and attention requisto to get np thoroughly satisfactory garments.
Liebscher. The Tailor,
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Domestic and Imported Wines, liquors and Cigars at Uie Bar.
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Cenraencing on Wednesday June 1st.,
Serice* will be held every alternate
Wednesday evening in the Union Church
Silvirton, by the R*v. C. F. Yates
Episcopalian minister.
Service will be held in the Bilverton
Cbu-ch on Sunday next at 3 p.m.
Pretther :-0. Haney B. A. All are cordial* invited.
I'Une Serviced will be held in the
Uniffl Church by J. H. Sharpe, Pres-
byteian Missionary, every Monday
evering at 7:30 p. m, Everybody
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TOtfca-ria'-a-rfcfnTiar—_-_ft- ~ *_*"_   Ii     aaJ___a__a THE SILVERTONIAN,
R. 0. andHarry Matheson, Editors
fc-xpedlUo-   Given   a   Good
Time at Ifo-ololu.
Landing of Troops Will Be Sloiv-
I'owder Plant lllown lip—In (low
l>real-eat  Aarnlnaldo.
Kingston, June 20.—The steamers
Bowdin, Jamaica and Brooklyn arrived
here today and report having passed, in
Windward passage last night, 24 American vessels heading southward.
Washington, June 20.—No doubt is entertained at either the war or navy department that Shatter's expedition lias
arrived safely off Santiago by this time.
As a matter of fact, it is believed the
first transports arrived near the blockading fleet Saturday night.
According to the plans arranged for debarkation, the fleet of transports was to
lay in a safe position until Sampson
cleared the way for a landing. The selection of a landing place has been left
entirely to the judgment of Shafter and
Tlie first business in order upon the
arrival of transports off Santiago would
be a war council between Sampson and
some of his naval captains on the one
hand and Shafter and his staff on the
other, the purpose being to settle all the
details of the debarkation. Meanwhile
the fleet of transports would lie out at
sea at least 10 miles beyond the blockading squadron, in order to be entirely
safe from attack of the Spanish torpedo
The work of debarking the troops is
not to be one of hours, but rather of
days, according to the opinion of army
officers. A great deal depends upon the
point selected for the landing. It is
thought that Aguidores, east of Morro
castle, would be a likely landing place,
in view of the fact that it has a wharf
which would be • extremely useful for
landing the heavy supplies and ordnance
of the siege train.
Blown Vp hy Spaniard!.
Cincinnati, Ohio, June 20.—The finishing department of the King Powder Company, in Warren county, was destroyed
last night in a manner leading to the belief it was the work of enemies of the government The building, in which was a
quantity of smokeless powder, had evidently been fired by two men near midnight, one of them being bady burned.
The injured man was taken into custody.
He is apparently a foreigner, but so badly
injured he can scarcely talk. The company has a contract to supply the government, and this is thought the reason
the destruction was attempted.
President Aamlnaldo.
Chicago, June 2.—A special cable today
from a Record correspondent with Dewey's fleet rends as follows:
"Hong Kong, June 20.—General Filipino officially proclaimed a provisional
government in outer Cavite June 12.
There were great ceremonies, and a declaration of independence was read renouncing Spanish authority. Aguinaldo
was made president and Don Pirondo vice
president. The insurgents' government
, will not oppose American protectorate or
occupation. Tlie Baltimore sailed today
to meet the Charleston and the troop
ships. The French warship Pascal arrived
June 15. The warship Kaiser is expected
Five  Thimannd   l'rlaonera.
Hong Kong, June 20.—U. S. S. Zafiro,
which has just arrived here, brought
news from Manila, under date of June 17,
from which it appears the insurgents now
hold 4000 Spaniards and 1000 natives as
prisoners, together with their arms. The
insurgents also captured on June 14 the
town of Oalanga, the place next in importance to Manila on the bay. Frequent
fires have occurred at Manila and at Ma-
Thirty carbineros who attempted to desert from the Spanish forces June 15 were
arrested and shot.
Aguinaldo informed Consul Williams of
ths formation of the provisional government merely for cohesive purposes and
notified him of the desire of the insurgents that the Philippines become an
American colony.
The Spaniards have sunk the cruiser
Cebu so as to obstruct the passage of the
Pasig river.
No Release for Hobaon.
Washington, June 20.—The following
dispatch was received today from Commodore Watson: "Captain General Blanco states  that the Spanish  government
refuses to exchange Hobaon and his men."
The refusal of the Spanish officers to
exchange Hobson causes a disagreeable
feeling here. While there is not a positive
obligation upon the belligerents to exchange prisoners, yet-it is the universal
practice in civilised warfare.   In the case
of Hobson, his  rank as  assistant constructor, which is equivalent to lieutenant of the junior grade, should be the
sole basis for his exchange, yet it is obvious to the authorities here that the Spaniards hold him, not as a lieutenant, but
as a popular idol of the United States. In
this respect his detention ceases to be
that of a prisoner of war and becomes 'me
ot a hostage.
Victoria, B. C, June 18.—Advices today per steamer Miowera from Honolulu, .lime 10, sny:
Thc United States transports City of
,   Peking, City of Sydney and Australia arrived  here together on the 1st instant.
' The voyage down was pleasant and the
vessels traveled abreast most of the way,
although it was necessary for the Peking
and Australia to slow up and wait, for
the City of Sydney.
Eight cases of measles broke out on
the; Australia. The sick men were separated from the other passengers on the
ship by being quartered on the hurricane deck and the surgeons had the case-
well in hand when the vessels arrived.
As soon as tlie three vessels were
sighted all Honolulu turned out to welcome thc soldiers. Tlie docks were lined
with people and as the vessels entered
ihe harbor the spectators yelled themselves hoarse. Such a scene of enthusiasm had never been witnessed in Honolulu.
When the vessels docked it was late,
so the order was given to allow no one
ashore, but the next morning about half
the troops were allowed to land. During
the day they were given the freedom of
the city. The men visited Walkiki and
other points of interest and had a pleasant time generally.
At noon President Dole and his cabinet received the officers of the expedition.
During the reception the steamers and
the grounds of the executive building
were thronged with people.
On June 3 the soldiers were entertained on the grounds of the executive building. President Dole was on hand to welcome them. • Tlie utmost freedom prevailed, the affair being very informal.
To each man the ohlef executive gave a
word of welcome to Honolulu. An outdoor luncheon was served by the ladies
of the city.
The transports left for Manila on the
4th. Tlie Charleston steamed outside and
waited for the fleet, which got away
about 10 o'clock, with the Charleston in
the rear. While the vessels were in port
they took in the neighborhood of 1000
tons of coal.
Of the 2500 men among the various vessels, but two desertions were recorded
and they are from an Oregon regiment.
Two other men were left behind, one being discharged for disabilities and the
other is in a local hospital.
W-ahi-irton at the Omaha Bxhtblt-
monuments to mark the boundary lines
of his claim. Such is not the case, and
(j us this is a most important point it might
be well to refer to the act itself. Section
10 says: "A mineral claim shall be
marked by two legal posts. • • •
The locator shall also place a legal post
nt the point where he has found rock in
Olde.. Coal line In B_ro»e- place." Then follows the paragraph re-
Legal Poet. In BrttUh Colombia- luting to stone monuments, but it refers
Hew Road to SylTanite-Conpei only Torthe-case orrrjnning the blase line,
ontpnt in April. *in(1 makes no allowance whatever for the
  same to be used as legal posts.   It reads:
E. .L. Preston of Troy, Mont., announce* "When a claim has been located the hold-
that the Troy-Sylvanite wagon road hai*' **»» Immediately mark the line be-
been completed and opened to the public tween posts No*. 1 and 2 so that it can be
This road has been under constructior^stinctly seen, by blazing trees and cut-
since January, 1897. The cost, including ting underbrush; and in a locality where
the ferry across the Kootenay river at there is neither timber nor underbrush
Troy and a fine bridge over the Yahk he shall set legal posts or erect monu-
river, is, in round numbers, $7000. It i*'»«>**' of earth or rock not less Uian two
said to be one of tho best mountain roads '«et high and two feet in diameter at
in the west.    Ths maximum grade in*>ase,»o that such line can be distinctly
either direction is only eight feet in 100seen-"
f(>(,t WnatiliiKlon  at Omaha.
News From Kettle Falls. "The Washington  mineral exhibit at
George Moghaughey of Rossland is Omaha is going to be a crackerjack," said
making arrangements to start a half-way Captain Thompson last week. "Mr. Arm-
house between Kettle Falls and Republic, strong is exceeding all expectations in
The stage from Republic to Kettle Falls getting together an exhibit of which the
has been already started and runs 12 state may well be proud. Difficulties have
miles, where the transfer is made to sad- arisen in the commission, due to the end-
die horses for crossing the summit. 'ess jealousy between Seattle and 'fa-
Some parties in Kettle Falls who have t*oma. The Seattle papers accuse Chair-
claims, which they are anxious to get man Thompson of Tacoma of unfair
upon, on the lower half of the reservation, methods in turning down the proposition
Santiago    Forte   Deatroyed   and
Good Harbor Seenred.
Off Santiago, June 17, via Kingston,
June 18,—The week's campaign in eastern Cuba has resulted in the practical demolition of the outer fortifications of
Santiago, in anticipation of the arrival
of the troops, and the occupation of the
fine harbor of Guantanamo in which today are anchored such magnificent ships
as the Oregon snd St Paul, together with
the Marblehead, Dolphin, Suwanee and 11
other auxiliary gunboats, colliers and
press dispatch boats, in an average depth
of 17 fathoms of water.
The military resistance to definite occupation is practically closed since the
bombardment of Wednesday.
An intercepted official report of the
Spanish military commander indicates
that his military resources ar* exhausted. His soldiers are now on half rations.
There are supplies only for the remainder of June. The commandant has already seized all private drug supplies, in
order that they may be bestowed to the
use of the soldiers.
The insurgent forces, armed and equipped by Captain McCalla, not only proved
daring scouts, but turned out to be brave
fighters and good shots with the Lee-
Metford rifles. Our own men are warm
in their praise and look for unexpectedly sliding co-operation on the part of the
Cuban array.
Carried Food aad Gold.
Kingston, Jamaica, June 10.—A dis-
ly strong Mantanillo, province of Santiago de Cuba, received here today announces tho arrival there of the Spanish
steamer I'urinima Concepcion, which
sailed from Kingston about 2 o'clock
Thursday morning with food supplies for
the Spanish soldiers and carrying, it is
understood, $10,000 in gold.
Pat oa Their Good Clothea.
Beirut, June 20.—In view of the approaching visit of Kmperor Wi"''1"' to
Palestine an aide-de-camp of- the sultan
is examining and having repairs made on
all the roads in Syria and Palestine, and
all the troops have been presented with
new uniforms.
All student* of the laboratory courses
in trie University of Heidelberg are requited to take out life insurance policies.
Sareeaafal   From   the  Start—Fire  la
the Model Mine.
Omaha, June 20.—The trans-Mississippi fair is starting off with great eclat.
For the first few days—at a time when
il may be said to have not been the most
inviting—the attendance was two-thirds
of what it was oi the Columbian fair-
The White City is spread out over magnificent distances. The amusements,
architectural splendor, displays ranging
from the sublime to the ridiculous, and
the liberal education set out before one's
eyes in manufactures, liberal arts, the
sciences, mines, horticulture, transportation, agriculture, machinery and the fine
arts is a revelation to a man who hears
only, but has not seen with his own eyes
the glories of an exposition of an international character.
The department of mines aad mining
has about realized its original plans for
a complete representation of western
mines. From far-away Alaska are coming famous Klondike nuggets, and "the"
original nugget, and some are already in
place. New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Minnesota and Nevada
have elaborate displays of minenl resources. California, at no little expense,
put in a working model mine, which
came to grief in the first blase on th* exposition grounds at the hands of a cigarette fiend. Ilie mine model showed on
old miner's cabin and a shaft. You got
in this and went down at the rate of
about 3000 feet in a minute—so it seemed
| —but in reality sbout 20 feet.
are keeping saddled horses ready to maki
a rush for them on the first notice of the
ground being thrown open. *
Reducing   8lee   of   Claims.
A movement is on foot in the house at
Washington, D. C, to reduce the present
legal dimensions of a mining claim about
one-half. It is asserted that if a mining
claim is good, whether it be of gold or
silver, 300 by 760 feet is large enough for
any one individual; if it is not a good
claim, then it is more than any miner
wants. The greatest foe to mineral development in any state, it is asserted, is
the excessive number of claims held by a
few persons. A bill has been prepared to
compel every mine owner to work out his
assessment and to allow no man to hold
moro than one lode or placer mine at a
time, and reduce the size of all claims tu
300 by 750 feet
Doing  Aaaeaameat   Work.
The committee on mining affairs of thc
house of representatives has had its attention called to statements made by
prominent citizens of Whatcom county,
Washington, whose names for obvious
reasons are withheld, that it would be
bad policy to set aside that provision requiring assessment work to be done upon
mining claims. A movement was on foot
to suspend thia work during the present
year, but the statements which have been
made to the committee put a different
light upon the matter, and no action smy
be taken. It is probable that such legislation will result mainly to the advantage of bands of speculators who have
tied up the principal mining claims in
recti locality, una compel all those who
actually wish to work and develop a!
mine to purchase it from them at a high
price. It is pointed out that it is not
difficult for the bona fide miner, who has
hut one claim, to do his assessment work
each year, and that in fact nearly all of
these do more than the necessary amount
of assessment work every year. On the
other hand, it is obviously impossible fur
-peculators, without the expenditure of
large sums of money, to do the work upon
the large number of chums which they
are holding for the purpose of selling at
high prices to those who wish actually
to engage in mining. It is claimed, therefore, that the law is clearly a good one
and should not be suspended, for the reason that it compels these speculators to
let go the claims they are holding under
fictitious names, and thus permit actual
miners to file upon them.
Oldeet Coal Mine In Enrope.
Some time ago it was proposed to celebrate this year the 700th anniversary of
the discovery of coal in Europe, which,
it was claimed, was made near Liege, in
Belgium, in 1108. Dr. F. Buttgenbach
has now published a pamphlet to prove
that the first- discovery was made 85
years earlier, in 1113, in the basin of the
River Worm, north of Aix-la-Chapelle.
He brings forward much evidence to
prove that outcrops of coal were worked
in that year, and long after by the monks
of Kerkrade, who first discovered its
qualities as fuel and utilized the mineral,
or "black earth," as it was called. The
word "kuhl," an old German term meaning a pit, was the origin, according to
this statement, of the German "kohl"
snd the English "coal." Thc generally
accepted legend has been that coal was
first used at liege by a blacksmith named
Hullos, from whose name comes the
French "houille"—coal, says the Engineering and  Mining Journal.    He found/
lo have a state building at Omaha after
Seattle had provided the lumber and the
•renter part ot the cash. I do not know
vhether the charge is well founded. The
Seattle Post-Intelligencer roasts Chair-
nan Thompson unmercifully. Some peo-
)le have thought it was I who was under
he, the initial not having been given,
lie chairman of the commission is Hon.
(eorge M. Thompson of Tacoma. I only
lave charge of the mineral exhibit. I do
lot know how this building proposition
vill shape itself. The last proposition was
b build a very plain, one-room building,
nuking it strictly a lumber exhibit and
ising in it large timbers which no other
sate but Washington produces. This
iiuld be built at a slight cost, and thc
nuteriiil was all to be furnished. It
wtuld not have been a handsome structure but it would have been unique and
attnetire. A meeting was held at Ta-
conu the other day. The full commission was not there, and the meeting decided to dispense with the building. This
is the cause of considerable bad feeling in
Seattle. It is hoped that matters may be
harmonized at the next meeting."
Sheila     Thrown     lato     tho     Town—
Spaalah Meaaengrr* Captared
aad   Shot.
Mole St. Nicholas, June 18.-0:30 p. m
—News from Guantanamo bay, up to this
morning, shows that   naval    operations
there continue most active and with the
| •> i] vantage on the side of the America us.
I TPRterdHy morning  t-.l OiSO -'•■'<_--     »hn
Americans resumed the bombardment of
Guantanamo town and in the course of
an hour threw into it 75 shells, a great
majority of which appeared to have been
effective. Six of these shells were 13-inch
boys, ei*,-lit eight-inch and the rest smaller. Tho men in the tops could see many
of the shells strike in the very midst of
the town, while others fell among the
shipping and commercial buildings neur
the water's edge. Smoke arose in dense
columns from the places where the shells
fell and it is believed the damage, both
by the impart of the missiles and consequent conflagration, was very great
On Thursday evening the ships had
thrown four 13-inch and nine eight-inch
shells into the town. This bombardment
began at 4 o'clock and ended at 5 o'clock.
Much smoke and confusion was discerned
in Guantanamo during its progress.
Crowds of people and troops of soldiers
Were seen moving about and the vessels
in port hurriedly changed their anchorage-
Texas  Battered  Caatle  Soeapa.
On Wednesday night the Texas penetrated into the bay of-Santiago, passed
tlorro castle and poured a well directed
re both on that stronghold and on the
oastle Soeapa.     This bat»le began about
II o'clock and ended about midnight,
there was little response from the Span-
firds and such as there was, did hardly
ny damage.   No one was killed on the
American ships in any of these actions.
I The Spanish officers who were captured
in Wednesday at Guantanamo bay are
-ported to be on board the Marblehead.
The news of the work on Wednesday
ight by the Vesuvius and New Orleans
n Santiago bay is confirmed.     The Ve-
uvius threw shells into the water to ex-
iloihi the mines, while the New Orleans
ngaged the fortifications along the short.
The Marblehead has captured a Spanish
sloop in Guantanamo harbor and made
eight soldiers who were on board prisoners.
Hold Oaaatanaaio Bar
The Americans are now practically in
I full possession of Guantanamo bay and
the white tents of the land force present
    ,•:..   ,,- a rather imposing spectacle.    There is oc-
stead of charcoal.    Coal,  however, had
been used at Sheffield, in England, some
15 years earlier for the same purpose.    ,
April  Copper I'rodarllon.
Copper production In the United State;
in April, as reported by John Stanton
for the chief producers, was very large
reaching a total of 22,000 long tons of Dm
copper, which exceeded by 2528 tons thi
March report, and by 6455 tons the out
put for April, 1807.   The reporting minei
have increased, their production, and then
has also lieen a notable gain in that givei
in the reports as coming from "outsit!
sources"—that is, from small mines no
in the producers' list and from the smelt
ers of lead, gold and silver ores.   For th
four months ending with April the hi
crease in producUon this year has bee
8163 long tons, or 11.7 per cent, over Mi
Stanton's reported production in 1807.
Mast  Uae  Poata at Corners.
Probably there is not a section in tl
mineral act of British Columbia that is i
often misinterpreted as is section 10. 1
relates to the staking of claims, and hi
been generally interpreted ns meanir
that, where there it, no timber and pot i
are hard to get, the locator may use stoi >  the retail price.
ifk»**ju0p. yrws* rtV fl-OtW .MUMW mP -» >»» *mmWnsmr^^W>&#*#r**i ■•■/»„_
rasional firing from the Spanish land
forces, but it is always inefficient and of
no importance.
Day before yesterday our soldiers captured at Guantanamo a Cuban with dispatches whieh he was carrying to the
Spanish general. He was turned over 'o
the Cuban commander and shot. Another
was also captured the same day under
similar circumstances. His fate is under
Last night the Texas entered Santiago
harbor and inflicted much damage upon
the forts on the east shore. It is the general opinion among the naval officers Uiat
the possible reduction of Santiago there
will be no more large operations during
the summer.
Spanish Are Hall Starved and In a
Slate of Panic— Cabana <Hve Newa
-Five Prlaonera Taken-Marlnea
Are arowlnsr Reetlee*-Bo__B--il*o".
a Block Iioubi*.
On Board the Associated Press Dispatch
Bout Dundy, off Guantanamo, via Kingston, Jamaica, June 20.-Cub_0 scouts report today thut the inhabitants of Cai-
manera have strewn the streets with
straw and oil, with the intention of
destroying the city and fleeing to the
hills. Ottimancra lies four miles up Uie
bay from Camp McCalla under the guns
of the American ships, and the situation
is desperate. Starving and famine-stricken, convinced of the ultimate triumph of
the American army, and without faith in
the protection of the Spanish soldiery,
the people are believed to have determined to leave their houses in ashes behind them and seek safety in the hills of
the north. The scouts declare that the
atoi-y is accurate, and say that every
building of the town is being rapidly prepared for the torch.
The situation of the besieged is a fearful one. The people are eating horses and
mules and are scouring the hills for fruits
and herbs. Occasionally brief bombardments by the American fleet leave the
helpless citizens terror-stricken, no preparations for defense being made, lt is
also stated that the Spanish gunboat at
Caimanera has been loaded with inflam
mahles and will be burned with the city,
her commander declaring that she will
never become an American prise.
1 Tie scoute also say the Spanish soldiers
are in almost as complete a state of panic
as are the civilians and that they could
easily be induced to surrender. Some of
the prisoners taken by the marines also
say that they believe the Spanish troops
are on the verge of surrender, owing to
the lack of food. Captain McCalla of the
cruiser Marblehead and Lieutenant Col
onel Huntington, in command of the ma
rines, are not so sure, however, of the
Spanish rout.
Thc coast in the vicinity of Guantana
mo  is  dotted  with  bright-hued  Cuban
flags.   Numerous camps of the insurgents
have been  established along the  beach
between Santiago and this place and arc
used by the admiral as means of comma
mention  with the insurgents in the interior.   The information which these men
have given has been proven highly vulu
aide tu the Americans.   Their stories of
the disaster to the Spanish soldiers in this
vicinity have been corroborated by prisoners captured around the camp.
Another body of five Spaniards was
captured by Knsign A. A. Prutt of the
Marblehead. While cruising in a steam
launch outsid** the bay be picked up a
40-foot sloop containing a Spanish cap
tain named Tores and four sudors. Thev
said they were on their way to Guan
lunuiiio to get a supply of coal for the
lighthouse at Cape Mayo, but the papers
found on Uie sloop proved that they hud
been sent to obtain information relative
to the American forces.
There was a brief bombardment of a
filockliouse up the bay by the battleship
Oregon yesterday, and it is oelieved that
at least a score of Spaniards were killed.
ScouUng parties report that Uie blockhouse was completely destroyed, but that
they were unable to discover any bodies,
the remains of the soldiers who had been
killed probably having been carried off
by their comrades.
The marines are growing restless, owing
to the delay in the arrival of the reinforcement of troops, but it is- generally
believed here today that the transports
will reach Santiago not later than Monday.
Live    Stock    Company    Cla.iua    the
Land Lett  Dry  by Receding
Washington, June 20.—A case presenting some novel and interesting features
has been argued before Cornmissioner Hermann of the general land office. It *-.
volves the ownership of lands surrounding Lake Malheur in Oregon and hinges
on the question of whether the owners of
the land dow . to the water's edge in 1877
can now hold lands left dry by the receding waters of the lake. The French-
Glenn live Stock Company is the appellant and claims under the surveys of 1877
and laws of Oregon possession of land to
the water's edge of the lake. Since tlmt,
year there has been a subsidence of the
water and this company now claims the
vacant land as a riparian right. A large
number of settlers have filed entries for
this land in the local offices of the department and now the question is as to the
title of the land exposed -by evaporation
between 1877 and 1805.
Straok hy Lightning.
Jacksonville, Fla., June 20. — When
about to go in bathing at Plabt bearh
yesterday James T. Gatewood, private
stenographer of General' Fitshugh Lee,
was struck by lightning and instantly
killed. Gatewood was from Richmond,
Story of aa Attempt to Blow Up the
Steamer Peking.
Baae Ball at Spokane.
Base ball dates foi Bpokane are as follows: Portland will play with Spokane
July 27, 28, 30, 31, August 31, September
1, 3, 4, 6, 5. Seattle will play with Spokane June 22, 23, 25, 20, July 20, 21, 23,
24 September 7 8, 10, II. Tacoma will
play with Spokane June 15, 11, 18, 19,
August 3, 4, 0, 7, September 14 16, 17, 18.
Importers say that a revenue tax of
10c a pound on tea ought not to raise
Victoria, B. C, June 18.—Thc steamer
Miowera brought the following from Hon-
olulu, June 8:
The Hawaiian Star of June 3 publishes
the following story regarding an attempt
to blow up the United Stales steamer City
Of Peking while that vessel was in *>ort
"If report which is in circulation today
is true, Honolulu came near being the
scene of as frightful a disaster as that of
the Maine. The story is that nothing
more nor less than an attempt to blow up
the Peking magazine waa frustrated just
in time. An enlisted man, it is said, was
caught just in the act of arranging a fuse
connecting with the magazine. Tlie magazine contains 400 tons of powder and had
been guarded closely. The dastard it is
said is now under the closest guard and
when the Peking gets on the high seas
will be hanged to the yard arm. .ho
greatest secrecy concerning the matter is
being maintained for fear it would mar
the spirit of the present occasion. The
alleged culprit is said to be half Spun-
The publication caused a sensation in
this city. Military officers on the ship
denied the truth of tho story, hut their
denial was made in a half-hearted way.
There are many corroborative features
which tend to prove tho truth of the report, which was first circulated by enlisted men. Othera admitted that the
Spanish half-breed was on board ship.
Two Honolulu citizens state that they
were on board the Peking on June 3 when
they saw a man in irons and under close
guard. They were convinced that the
prisoner wns thc man who attempted to
blow vp the ship.
Hawaiian   Debate.
Washington, June 20.—The quick disposition of morning business and the
large attendance in the senate today indicated the Mitention on the part of the
senators to press the Hawaiian question
to the front as rapidly as possible.
A leading physician says that pepper Is
deadly poison to the system.
San Francisco, June 20.—Silver ban*,
57c:  Mexican dollars, 40 1-4(3)40 3-40.
Lake copper—Quiet; brokers', $11.75.
Lead—Dull; brokers', 93.60.
Kaslo & Slocan
Subject to change without noUce.
Trains run on Pacific standard time.
Going West Going East
Leave. Daily. Arrive.
8:30 a.
.. South Fork .
..1:16 p.
B.-30 a.
... Sproule's ..
..2:15 p.
0:61 a
.. Whitewater .
..2:00 p.
10:03 a.
.. Bear Lake .
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10:18 a.
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10:38 a
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Ijtars ll:M a.
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Artiv* 11:10 a
m... iviij- ....Leave ll» a
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Navigation and Trading
Steamers "International" and "Alberta"
on Kootenay Lake and River.
Five Mile Point coiinecUon with all
passenger trains of N. A F. S. R. R. to
and from Northport, Rossland and Spokane. Tickets and fcaggage checked to all
United States points.
Ijeave Kaslo for Kelson and way points,
daily, except Sunday, 6:46 a. n. Arrive
Northport 12:15 p. m.; Rosslaad, 1:40 p.
m.; Spokane, 6 p. m.
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daily, except Sunday, 4:35 p. m.   Leave
Spokane, 8 a. m.j Rossland, 10.30 a. m.;
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Lsava Nelson for Kaalo, etc., Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
at 8:30 a. m.; arrive Kaslo, 12:30 p. m.
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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
4 p. m.. arrive Nelson, 8 p. m.
Leave Kaslo Saturday 4 p. m.; arrive
Boundary midnight; arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday 10:30 a. m.
Lcavs Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1 p. m.j
arrive Boundary Sunday 6 p. m.; arrive
Kb sin Sunday 10 a. m.
Close connection at Bonner's Ferry with
trains aastbound, leaving Spokane 7:40
m, and westbound arriving Spokane
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Canadian and United States points. Magnificent Sleeping and Dining Cars oo all
Daily  connection   (sxcepUng   Sunday)
via Rowberyj  8:06 a. m. leaves Silver-
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Sc« our Klondike Map and Peltier.
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Will   Dlaeiiiliark   In    Three   Davs-
>!,..■ In l.ooil lo-illllloii—HolrNO-
la Well—Terrible Accident at n
MOiFblar 4a-liS«lsu4.-
niense mass of water to line on all sides
completely submerging one of the lower
stages of the yard and immersing hundreds of people. As this dispatch Is sent,
the bodies of 27 men, women and children have been recovered from the scene
of the disaster. The duchess of York
Colonel and Mrs. Hay and the remainder
of the distinguished guests did not see
the accident, whieh occurred at the moment when three cheers were culled for
the successful launching, and the cries
mnl screams of the victims were drowned
by the outburst of hurrahs.
Manila Third  Bxpedltton.
Sar* Kruneiseo, dune 20.—It is now definitely announced thut the third expedi-
Santlsgo, and direct cable communication tion to the Philippines will be command-
hits lieen established between the United | ed hy Hrigadier General Arthur McAr-
Stiites und Guantanamo. The dispatches I thur. Major General Merritt may aecom-
stilted that the unny for the invasion of puny this force, though he had expected
Cuba, about 10,000 strong, commanded |to remain hero until the departure of the
by General Shafter, arrived oft Santiago. fourth tleet of transports. The various
de Cuba at noon yesterday.   The time of commands for the third expedition have
Washington, dune 21.—There was important news ut the war deportment
when Secretory Alger reached his orlice
today. The transports with 15,000 troops,
•„. was informed, had arrived safely off
its disembarkation bus not yet been determined upon, but it probably will be
within the next three days.
It was intended to take the entire fleet
to the rear lines of Admiral Sampson's
fleet of warships, but an order from the
iiilniirul stopped the advunee of the ships
about 15 miles to the southeast, and General Shafter went forward on the Segu-
iunca lo confer with the admiral. Not
the faintest intimation of their intentions regarding the binding has been
iillowed to escape. Undoubtedly some of
the troops will be landed at Ouantununto
bay, but it is believed Uie main body
will be landed much nearer Santiago.
The long and trying journey from
Tampa left the men in,better condition
than was anticipated. There are 14 mild
eases of typhoid fever on the hospital
ship, among them being Major Horton,
Twenty-fifth infantry, and several eases
of measles. There are, however, no serious eases of sickness.
Hobson  Safe aad  "Melt.
Xcw York, June 21.—In response to
an inquiry, Mr. ltamsden, the British
consul at Santiago, sent the following
dispatch to the World: "Nothing happened to Hobson or others during bombardment."
Frightful   Pro-ralna*  Aerldrnl.
Loudon, June 21.—During Uie launching of the British first-clnss battleship
Albion, of 12,0.Vi tons,at Black well today,
by the duchess of York, in the ceremony
of which the Ui.ited States ambassador,
Colonel Hay, snd Mrs. Hay assisted, the
displacement of the ship caused an im-
is due not only to the originality and
simplicity of the combination, but also
to the care and skill with which it is
manufactured by scientific processes
known to the California Fio Syrup
Co. only, and we wish to impress upon
all the importance of' purchasing the
true and original remedy. As the
genuine Syrup of Figs Is manufactured
by the Camfoknia Fio Syrup Co.
only, a knowledge of that fact will
assist one in avoiding the worthless
imitations manufactured by other parties. The high standing of the California Fie Sykup Co. with the medical profession, and the satisfaction
which the genuine Syrup of Figs has
given to millions of families, makes
the name of the Company a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It Is
far in advance of all other laxatives,
as It mote on the kidneys, liver and
bowels without irritating or weakening them, and it does not gripe nor
nauseate. In order to gel its beneficial
effects, please remember ♦he name of
the Company—
Havre's Revealed Bemedjr wllldott Thru
«oaea will make yoo leal better. Ott tl troa
feur -run-lit o?any wholesaledru| house, of
•kern Stewart 6\ Holmes -rugCo.. Seattle.
US. .1.1'. II or in . u  JJU L.1,,.1 la Hit
. J Stopped st oni»
I.C Hoffman, ill Isabella Bld*r,CblcaKn.lli
!». N. V.
No. a«, '«».
been assigned to steamers as follows:
Morgan City—First Idaho and the Nebraska recruits.
City of Para ~ Thirteenth Minnesota
with the exception of ifs recruits.
Indiana—The battalions of the Eighteenth and Twenty-third U. S. infantry.
Ohio-First Wyoming batteries G and
L, Third U. B. artillery and the Minnesota recruits.
Valencia-Fourth North Dakota.
The Seventh regiment of California volunteers will remain here for the present,
though they will probably go to Manila
In order to enforce discipline, First
Lieutenant Conrad of the Montana regiment last night beat Private Frank Chapman of South Dakota over the head with
the flat of his sword. The private's injuries are severe, but not dangerous.
Pood  to Havana.
On Board Associated Press Dispatch
Bout Dauntless, off Santiago de Cuba, via
Kingston, Jamaica, June 20.—Three large
cargoes of supplies are known to have run
the blockade already, and great quantities of food are smuggled to Havana by
way of thc Isle of Pines, Cienfuegos and
other ports on the southwest coast having
direct communciation with the capital.
It is understood, however, that nothing
reaches Santiago from any of those
points. The auxiliary cruisers Yankee
and Yoscmite arc now scouting for the
Spanish steamer Purisima Concepcion,
which left Kingston on Thursday morning flying the Spanish flag with food and
ammunition for Cuba. al "Their Merry.
London, June 20.—The Hong Kong correspondent of the Times says: The rebels
hold Manila at their mercy, but Admiral
Dewey is anxious that the American
ti.i-.p-. should have the honor of receiving
the Spanish capitulation. The steamer
Yuen Sing reports passing Uie United
States troop ship City of Peking on the
morning of the loth near Manila.
Spanish   in   Aai-nan   On   Shore.
Off Santiago de Cuba, June 18, via
Kingston, Jamaica, June 19.—Several attempts to find landing places for the
United States troops within a distance
two miles west of Santiago hnve determined, with previous inquiries to the
eastward, that the shore for 15 miles is
lined with Spaniards. While Uiis will
not prevent a landing close to Santiago,
it nuiy entail considerable delay, as the
surrounding country must be thoroughly
shelled and cleared before troops can land
in safety.
Yesterday at daylight the launches of
the New Y'ork and the Massachusetts re-
connoitercd the shore between Cabanas,
two miles westward of the entrance to
Santiago harbor, and Guayacabon, two
miles further west, both of which points
lie cast of the range of mountains surrounding Santiago bay. The launches
pushed their noses into a hornet's nest.
The brush was fairly alive with Spaniards, and the fire was so fierce that the
retreat of the launches bad to be covered
by thc Yixen and Texas. Lieutenant
Sharp of the Yixen and Lieutenant Harlow in command of the launches were
both complimented by Admiral Sampson
for gallantry.
The following is the abstract of Lieutenant Harlows report to the commander
of thc Yixen dated June 18: 'The expedition consisted of the steam launch from
the Massachusetts in charge of Cadet
Hart and a launch from the New York in
charge of Cadet Powell. 1 took passage
on the Massacliii-ctts launch, leading the
way. Soundings were taken on entering
the bay close under the old fort ard we
were preparing to circumnavigate thc
bay at full speed when the Are was opened
from thc rocks on shore. The Massachusetts launch was some distance ahead
about 30 yards off the fort. There was
no room to turn and our 1 pounder could
not be brought to bear. We backed and
turned under a heavy fire.
"Cadet Hart operated tho gun as soon
as it could be brought to bear, sitting
exposed in the bow and working the gun
as coolly and carefully as if at target
practice. Cadet Powell had been firing
since the Spaniards opened. He also
was perfectly cool. Both launches ran
out under a heavy fire. Tlie number of
Spaniards along the shore was large, lie
launches, as soon as was practicable,
sheered, to give the Vixen tue range o
the fort. The Vixen and Texas silenced
Uie short fire promptly.
"I strongly commend Cadet Hart and
Cadet Powell for their cool management
of the launches. One launch was struck
several times. Nobody on either was hint.
A bullet struck a shell at Cadet Harts
feet between u projectile and the powder
but failed to explode the latter.
"Coxswain ODonnell and Seaman
Bloom are commended, as also is IM
coolness with whieh thc marines and sailors worked under Spanish fire.
-Foreign  Warehlpe  Movln*.
St. Thomas, June 20. - Tl.e Italltt
cruiser (llovanni Bausan left today for
St. Lucia. The British cruiser Intrepid
has gone to Antigua, in the Lecwurd inland*.
Half-Maat F1** °~ Horro Castle—
Prlaonera Taken—(Irrmana May
Land at   Manila—Dramatic  Seene
—oa_ Santiago Walla.	
On-Boatd the Associated Press Boat
Dauntless, off Santiago de Cuba, Saturday*, June 18.—Noon.—Via Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, June 10.—A careful in-j
spection of the fortifications along thej
crest of the hills defending Santiago har-f
bor since the  bombardment    Thursday
morning shows  the American    gunners'
spread wreck and ruin everywhere.   Soine^
of the batteries were demolished beyond
repair.   Tbe vultures which circled the]
hills as thick as swallows around a chim-'
ney for hours after the firing ceased fur-;
nished gruesome evidence of the fatallt;
among the Spanish soldiers/-   Hundred'
of troops could be seen from the sliipi
digging in minimis of earth piled by th
explosion of the projectiles    from    th
heavy guns for bodies, while their headi
were f tinned by the wings of the black
scavengers of the battlefield.
There were two spots, one on the eas
and the other on the west of the liar
bor entrance, which were denuded of foli
iage. The hilltops seem literally blow
away. These marked the places whet
the -(H)-pound charges of guncotton blow I
by the Vesuvius landed.
Bnt the most ominous token of dea
flew from Morro castle. The saffron fli
of Spain was half-masted for seven!
hours. The significance of this is nit
known. It is not customary to half-matt
flags, but possibly some Spanish leader
was killed by the heavy fire of gum,
though some officers of the squadron bt-
lieve that the flag was half-masted as a
notification to the Americans that Lieutenant Hobson and his brave men weic
deuil. If such is the case they must hate
been wantonly murdered. Tlie SpanUli
might seek to lay their death to the boin-
bardment, but not a shot from the Americans struck the fortress. Neither Admiral Sampson nor Commodore Schley believes that Lieutenant Hobson and his
party have been killed.
We have 17 prisoners taken at Guantanamo, including a lieutenant, besides
a number in the United States for reprisals or exchange.
Spanish Troops Demoralised.
There was evident dcmoraliration
among the Spanish troops during the
bombardment. Officers could be seen
with drawn swords driving the men to
thc guns, but even then they could sot
be forced to stay so long as our fire wus
directed at them. Fifteen minutes' night
work of the Vesuvius had shattered
their nerves.
It is believed by some that the 12-
inch projectile fired from the Texas,
which was repoTto.1 fn have e-i/lwle- u»_
powder magazine in one of the western
batteries, did not fall in the battery,
but went beyond and blew up one of the
ships in the harbor.
A dramatic incident of thc bombardment was the act of a Spanish officer,
who bravely ran along the paraprt undfr
a heavy fire encouraging his men to
stand by their guns. Shot and shell
rained about him, and after one terrific
explosion he was seen no more, and the
parapet disappeared. He could not huve
escaped death.
Germaas Har l.nnil at Manila.
Ijondon, June 20.—The Berlin eorre
spondent of the Times says:
It seems probable '.hat if Admiral Dewey i» unable to undertake the responsibility for the safety of the Germans ut
Manila, Admiral Deidrichs may land i
force. Once a German landing has taken place German interests will doubtless
assume a new aspect and as the Mariir
Politische Corresponded has alread;
pointed out, it is as easy to claim a guai-
antee or guarantees for the future in th)
Philippines as it was in the Mian Tun}
The Kolnisehe Zeitung, uttering i
warning lo the United States that it wil
not find colonising easy, proceeds to say
"An administration which is so corrup-
and so completely at the mercy of mos
pernicious political influences as the Un
ion will hardly repair the ravage*
wrought by Spanish neglect and priestly
rule in the course of centuries. The citi
r.ens of most of the free republics do not
seem to realize the enormous burdens
which a military occupition of these colonies and their protection by a navy will
impose upon a state. The Americans arc
not even prepared to protect their own
coasts against a navul power of any importance.^
Where Are  Ihe  Transporter
On Bocrd the Dispatch Boat Dauntless,
off Santiago de Cuba, June 18.—Via
Kingston, Jamaica, June 19, 2 p. m.—
Hie horison is eagerly and patiently
scanned for a glimpse of the long expected transports. The delay in their
arrival is inexplicable, as much favorable
weather is being lost and thc hurricane
season is due in less than 30 days. Meanwhile from Kingston and Port Antonio
come reports that largo quantities of sup
plies have been smuggled into Cuba.
Admiral Sampson is in daily communication with the insurgents under Colonel
Cebraro, who are investing Santiago on
the land side, and are continually skirmishing with tho Spanish outposts.
General Linares now commands the
military forces in the town, where there
are 8000 regulars concentrated. The
civilians are in a starving condition and
their deplorable condition will be more
aggravated from day to day.
Spies report to Admiral Sampsin that
the Spanish general Joral and several
officers were killed by the guncotton explosion at the first trial of the batteries
of the Vesuvius.
The violet was the Bonapartists* emblem and many duels were fought over
the little blue flower.
Inanrgent Victories at Manila.
Hong Kong, June 21.—According to
advices from Manila, doted June 17, it
was reported there that General Noncnt
In coining southward with 3000 mixed
troops from Batacan, 30 miles north of
Manila, found the railroad line blocked
ind was taken by ambush by the insurgents. Fierce fighting ensued and was
■curried on three days, during which Gen-
4ii ul Noneiit was lulled-The.native troops
[joined the insurgents, and the Spaniards
'who were left, about 600, surrendered.
A battalion at Pampanga of native militia, supposed to be particularly loyal,
begun shooting its officers and killed five
when the insurgents attacked Marabou.
The Spanish succeeded in disarming and
imprisoning a portion of them, but they
eseuped when the insurgents captured
At Zapote a regiment revolted at a critical moment.
'Tlie authorities still use mixed forces,
with the result that insurgent riflemen
are frequent ly found to have passed the
sentries and to be creeping along under
cover und tiring on the Spaniards from
behind. Nothing is visible among the
trees. The insurgents, who fire sparingly,
draw abundant Spanish volleys, and especially at night. The Spaniards incessantly squander tons of ammunition into the
shadow of the thickets, apparently in the
hope of quickly exhausting their stock
and being in a position to surrender honorably after a hopeless fight
In the meantime the Spanish commanders have been ordered to burn the
villagers' huts outside of town, so as to
deprive the enemy of shelter, and hundreds of peaceful natives are homeless.
Central America Is Misled.
San Francisco, June 20.—The steamer
Newport, which has been chartered as a
government transport, has arrived from
Central America. According to stories
told by her passengers, the Central Americans side with the Spaniards in the present war, although the governments of the
several republics are strictly neutral. The
natives think that Spain is getting the
better of the war, as Spanish agents
spread all kinds of stories about reverses
of the Americana The news of Dewey's
victory was received with  great surprise.
Caatelar Deellnea to Lead.
London, June 21.—According to a dispatch to the Daily News from Gibraltar,
the republicans at Madrid have again
vainly tried to induce Senor Castelar to
return to the head of the republican
party. Castelar says his health is bad
and that he is too old to work, but expresses the conviction that a representative government is at Uie door and is
about to take possession of Spain, ''Cnrl-
ism being out of the quesUon and monarchy being an absolute failure."
Park City Ia Pluck?.
Park City. Utah, June 21.—The citizens of this place are not discouraged over
thi*   _.f«re   I.——;—   .iiiutn iin—l   in   ——nila y's
fire. Active preparations are being mnde
to start in business again. Tents and all
sorts of temporary coverings are being
rapidly put up to shelter the population.
Financial aid has been offered from many
quarters, but so fur it lias been refused.
Further estimates of the total loss show
that it may not exceed $750,000.
Bryan With Pllahngh I.e*.
Washington, June 21.—It is regarded
as probable tliat Col. \Y. J. Bryan and thc
Nebraska regiment under his command
will be assigned to the army corps commanded by General Fitzliugh Ijee. War
department officials were reticent about
the matter when questioned, but there is
excellent authority for the statement
that the assignment will be made.
Distrained    In    Pnlm    Leaves    They
Creep Upon the Marines.
Guantanamo, June 4.—Noon (via Kingston Jam_!oa, Wednesday, June 17.).—However unpleasant the experience, the lanJ-
Iiik of a smalt detachment of marines,
mostly raw men, ln the enemy's country
has taught some lessons to the office.'*
and men here, and possibly also to the
authorities «t Was-liuT'on. It has shown
the "Spaniards to be durin« bush lighters,
and It has proven that every American
camp must be compactly built and as well
protected to resist night attacks as though
In the Apache country. It has developed
scvi-ihI small, detents In the navy guns
under service conditions, and It has shown
that, given a free ro-ln wltth repeating
rifles, 600 nervous troops can waste 10,000
rounds of ammunition, killing shadows, in
a single night, and think even then that
they have done much shooting. Though
the 16 Spaniards found -by Lieutenant
Neville's men wore regular uniforms.
most of those seen ln the daylight attacks
wore scarcely anything except big plantain leaven bound around their foreheads
in lieu of hate. This acted as an effective
disguise In the bush. Others, stripped 'to
a pair of dirt-colored trousers, .tied
branche- around their waists, reaching
shoulder high, and moving cautiously
they could even cross open ground without being detected, thougih some of them
were caught at the game.
Another -trick was to make a moving
screen of two or three big palm leaves,
almost Impossible to derteot where stunt;.!
palm everywhere rises out of the chaparral.
The Nlcarasaa Canal.
Washington, June 20.—The senate committee on the Nicaraguan canal toduy
agreed to report a bill providing for the
construction of the Nicaraguan canal, but
on lines very different from those of the
bills previously reported. The bill authorized today practically provides for
the construction of the canal by the United States, and provides for the payment
of $5,000,000 to the stockholders for thc
work already performed.
Mrs. Hoffman Deacrlbeo How Sh«
Wrote to Mrs.   Pinkham for
Advice, and la Now WelL
Tortured   With   Hot   Irons.
Boise, Idaho, June 21.—The hut of an
old Chinaman at Warrens was entered by
robbers, who, failing to find the booty
they had expected, tortured the old mun
with redhot irons, after first binding and
gagging him. Only $50 was secured by
the robbers. The citizens have organized
to search for the perpetrators of the crime
und threaten to lynch them if found.
Austria   Supplies   Spnin.
London, June 20. — A dispatch from
Paris says an Austrian agent has returned from Madrid, where he delivered to
Spanish authorities, via the Pyrenees,
.1,000,000 empty cartridges and 120 tons
of explosives, derived from French, Austrian and Belgian sources.
New Cnare of Yellow Fever.
Washington, June 21.—Two ncv cases
of yellow fever have broken out at Mi-
Henry, Miss., and were reported to t-*ur-
geon General Wyman of the marine hospital service today. Thc new cases arc
in the same houses where thc first seven
eases occurred.
DiAB Mrs Pinkham —Before using
jour Vegetable Compound 1 waa a
great sufferer. I have been sick for
months, was troubled with severe pain
In both sides of abdomen, 6ore feeling
in lower part of bow*
ela. also Buffered
-with dizziness,
headache, and
could not sleep
1 wrote you a
letter describing my case and
asking your
advice. You
replied telling me just
what to do I
followed your directions, and cannot praise your medicine
enough for what it has done for me
Many thanks to you for your advice.
Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound has cured me, and I will recommend it to my friends.—Mrs. Florence
B. Hoffman, 512 Roland St., Canton. O.
The condition described by Mr* Hoffman will appeal to many women, yet
lots of sick women struggle on with
their daily tasks disregarding the
urgent warnings until overtaken by
actual collapse.
The present Mrs. Pinkham's experience In treating female ills Is unparalleled, for years she worked side by side
with Mrs. Lydia B. Plnkham. and for
sometimes past has had sole charge
of the correspondence department of
her great business, treating by letter
as many aa a hundred thousand ailing
women during a single year.
Way With Crotches
Had   Terrible   Scrofula    Seres   Whieh
Troubled Him for Yean.
"I have been afflicted with scrofula from
birth. When 15 years old sores appeared
on my left ankle, and pieces of bone came
out. I became discouraged, but I began
taking Hood's BarsupariHa and it affected
a perfect cure. Tbe sores are all healed
now.—A. F. Soberer, Chehalis, Wash.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Ii Amerioa'i Greatest Medlolne.   |l; six ior |6.
Mooo'a Pills cure all liver ills.   26 cents.
The   Whittle   cool mine near   Castle
Bock is being developed.
For Infanta and Children.
Die Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Signature of
The hair on most of the dolls made in
Kiiiii'io comes from the Angora goat.
A powder to be shaken into the shoes.
At this season your feet feel swollen, nervous, and hot, and get tired easily. If you
have smarting- feet or tight shoes, try
Allen's Foot-Ease. It cools the feet and
makes walking easy. Cures swollen and
sweating feet, blisters aud callous spots.
Relieves corns and bunions of all pain and
gives rest and comfort Ten thousand testimonials of cures. Try it loday. Sold by
all druggists and shoe stores for 25c. Sent
by mail for 25c in stamps. Trial package
FRKK. Address Allen 8. Olmsted, Le
Roy, New York.
Only five of the 15 Thurston county
applicants for teachers' certificates passed
the last examination.
A collision between vessels in Boston
harbor Wednesday came near bloekading
the only channel open to navigation, all
others being closed by submarine mines
of the government.
As mercury will surely destroy the sense at
smell and completely derange the whole system when entering It through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the damage they will do Is tan-fold
to the good you can possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney ft Co., Toledo, O., contalna no mercury and Is taken Internally, acting directly
upon the blood and mucous surfacea of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sura
you get the genuine. It Is taken Internally,
and made In Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney ft
Co.    Testimonials  free.
Bold by Druggists, price 75c per bottle.
Hall's Family  Pills are the beat.
If we moved our legs proportionately
as fast as an ant, we should travel nearly
800 miles an hour.
Plso's Cure for Consumption has been a
family medicine with us since 186fi.— J. It.
Madison, 2409   42d Ave., Chlcaco, III.
Female commercial travelers In Berlin
make their rounds on tricycles, whieh are
irranged to carry samples of their goods.
rive Permanimtly Cured. 1"o fltsor nervousnea
ill a aAer first day's use of Or. Kline's Ureal
n'itvi .i-Bliirer. Send for FKK- SS.OO trial
■Willi- and treatise.   DR. R. B. KXXNK, Ltd., WD
vn h street, Philadelphia, Pa.
In France Orleanista wear white daisies,
tind followers of the house of Bourbon
("les Blancs d'Espagne") wear white carnations.
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SlKlitril the (mil, Fleet.
Gibraltar, June 20.—The captain of a
Iritish steamer which arrived here today
r-porta that he sighted the Spanish
qiiiiilrnn off Cape Gala, a promontory of
puin on the coast of Granada, forming
ie eastern limit of the Gulf of Algeria.
Sold to an E-a*lla_ Syndicate.
Louisville, June 20.—All the coal mines
t the Jellico district, covering a total
areage of 33,000, in Whitely and Camp-
ell counties, Tennessee, have been sold
Ian English syndicate.
A newly discovered spot in the sun,
-cible now, is 20,000 miles in diameter.
Iirlingame, Oil., accredited and limited
t 50 boys. The location and surround
isjs, together with the almost perfect dilate and careful attention to mental,
niral and physical training, easily places
liitt's among tlie foremost schoals for
bj-s on the coast.—S. F. Chronicle.
Eighth year begins Aug. 9. Ira G.
filtt, I'll.!)., Principal.
ii >
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He rente* Special
Price, only $183.
Tower thst will UTt yon sisney and
■ake   yen  money.    Hercnles   g-ji-c £
are the cheapest power known.    Bura i -
Gasoline or Bistlllate 0U; a* snoka, j»
fire, or dirt    For   pumping  ruoalng \ *
dairy <w farm Machinery, they have a* •"
equal.    Automatic la action, perfectly '.
•aft and reliable.
Stud fir Illustrated catalog,
Hercules Gas
Engine Works    f
•ay St, San Ptaaclnoo, CaL
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It isn't exactly the pub the
Government Candidate has, tat hat
brought him out; it waa hit strong
pull. One ia a forward mtve the
other tends to hold  back.
Hotel Selkirk:::
Brandon & Barren, Props.
f ige f jew of the Lako. I	
Up to Date Service.
Opposite the SILVERTON
Notice \s hereby given that the annua
ezaminatlon'ol candidates for certificates
ofqu a li flection to teach In tbe Public
Schools ol the Province will be held as
follows, commencing on Monday, July
4th, 1898, at 8:45 a. m.:-
Yictor|a....In, South   Park    School
yancoiwer. In High'rchool Building.
Kamloops . In Public School Building.
Each applicant most forward a notice,
thirty days belore the examination .'stating the^class and (grade of certificate
for -which he will be a candidate, the'op-
tional subjects selected, and at which of
the above-named places he will attend.
Every notice of intention to be an
applicant must be accompanied with
satisfactory testimonial of moral cliar-
Candidatesare notified that all of the
above requirements isnrabe fufilled
before]their amplications can be filed.
' Altyaodidatea for First Class /Grade A,
Certificates, including Graduates, mnst
attend in Victoria to take the subjects
prescribed for July 13tb and 14th
instants, and to undeigo required oral
Superintendent of Education.
Education Office,
Victoria, May 4th,  1898.
20th. May, 1898.
His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
has been pleased to appoint the undermentioned persons to be Collectors ot
Votes, under the provisions of section 18
of tbe --Redistribution Act, 1898," namely:
John D.'Sibbald, of Retrqjstoke, for
the Revelstoke Riding, West Kootenay
Electoral District.
Alexandre Lucas, of Kuslo.rfor the
Slocan Riding, Weat Kootenay Electoral
Roderick F. Towns of Nelson, for the
Nelson Riding, West Kootenny Electoral
John Kikkop, of Rossland, for the
Rossland Riding, West Kootenav Electoral District.
And Hia Honor the Lieutenant-
Governor has been pleased to appoint
the undermentioned person to be a
Distributinx Collector, under the provisions of section 17 of the said Act,
namely :—
Iu the former Electoral District cf
West Kootenay, Gaoauc A. McFaui.and,
of Nelson.
Ifotiee U Provincial Tu Payers.
those persons who desire to take advantage of the lower rate for tbe current
year must tend the amount thereof to
me on or before the 80th June, instant.
Provincial Assessor and Collector.
Kaslo. B. C.
»p tnai _o-gn i   Take warning.     It
hwd to ConsUmptio"n.   A 25c bottle
■■Stop thst Cough!
may lead to ConsUmpuoa.   _, -bc
of Shiloh's Cure  may  save your
Bold at The Silverton Drug Store.
r'tr-t tr ' ' '     "
NOTICE.— "Cliff and Cliff Fraction"
Mineral Claims;situate in the Slooan
Mining Division of   West  Kootenay
District.    Where   located:— On tbe
North side of Four-Mile creek adjoining the "Standard" Mineral Claim.
Take notice tliat I,   Francis J. O'Reilly
of Silverton, as agent ior E. M. Sandi-
lands, Free Miner's Certificate No. 86121,
intend sixty days from the dste hereof,Ho
apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants of both
the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under .section ii, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated this  9th day of May, 1898.
Francis J. O'Reilly
If the rot which appears duly in
the Editorial columns of the Kaslo
News will influence a single veer we
have a very wrong idea of the ten who
form our voting population.
The solfrespecting papers tiat are
supporting Mr. Green, will b« doing
business at the old stand, whei some
of the pap sucking wrjters of cheap
Retallack editorials are buuming
poker chips to get another drink.
This country is in bad shape indeed
for^want of trails and roads bit we
are not in such a serious coidition
that we will swallow the pill Jihn L
Retallack, sugared as he il wth all
sort* of government pap,
Every constituency is premised
roads everywhere and local im-rovo-
ments pf all kinds if they nturn
government members. If they all
beleive these bribing promises and
return Turner men, who will pay
for all this workf   Thinlr, over it
Read Mr, Oreeus address to the
voters, a good, honest declaration,
straight from tbe aholder. No ti's or
end's about it, a straight talk for all
honest voters, from a man whs is
putting up a fair square honest   fi/ht.
NOTICE,- "Carboiiate Hill!' Mineral
Claim,   equate   in the Slocan Minlag
Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located:—On the Red Mountain joining the Baby Ru*.h mineral
claim about four injlea from Silverton.
Take notice that I, Jos. A'.' Guere of
Rosebery B. C. Free Miner's Certificate
No.926A and A. E. Kennedy of Toronto
Ont., Free Miner's Certificate No. 85019,
intend sixty daya from tbe 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 87, must be commenced
before tbe issuance of such Certificate of
Doted this 16'h day of June 1898.
^FP^P^^pi$*)p\} m* %tJW^tmyPTLrm4<?ye*\}
Mrs.   Matheson,
B. 0
What Dr. A. E. Salter Says.
Buffalo, N. Y.—Gents :-.From my personal knowledge, mined in observing
the effect ot yoiir Shiloh's Cure in cases
of advanced Consumption, I am prepared to aav it is the most remarkable
Remedv that has ever been brought to
my attention. It haa certainly savod
many from consumption.   Sold at
The Silverton Drug Store, t
One John L. a man of more beef
than braina'roet his Waterloo in New
Orleans at the hands of a certain Mr.
Corbett, ourjlocal John L, will meet
his July 9th. at "the hands of the
honest voters. No talk of being out of
condition goes, when a man is out-
clat*sed|and whipped in a political light,
he ought to take his medicine and
retire tq private life.
The Government which selected the
places f p*- polling booths very carefully
left out Atywin. This wn i pnitrtft-aiiy
shot out about 40 votes Evidently
the miner* and'prospectors are carefully overlooked by this /government
of ours. John L. Retallack, who poses
as the miners friend does not •* beleive
in extending the franchise to them
if he can help it Whyt
The course of practically open bribery adppted by tbe Government in
this Riding, with our own money too,
will have an effect not contemplated
by them, We feel confident that the
voters of this Riding Are indignant
at the insult put on them by Mr. John
L Retallack and his heelers. Ate the
voters of the Slocsn for sale, aa Mr.
Retallack infers by his actions} An
honest electorate will give Mr. Retallack | answer on the 9th of Joy in
a majority.for Mr. Qreen. '
Home rrore money with a wring
attached has been promised bj the
Government for a rood up the South
Fork of Kaslo creek. The road
doobtless is necessary, but the ioerest
of U.e Government in this Rid ig at
the present time is disgusting, after
tlie neglect shown it the las four
years. It is to be hoped thi I the
seductive promises of the great John
L meet with the rabuff they  djprve.
We see that Mr. Retallack dims to
be the man who first drew attetfion to
the fact t^at the Quarts mini was
taxed and the Goal miner w« not
This may or may not be so, ut be
appears to forget that a mean e waa
brought up, by the opposition n the
house to have this odipm ax on
Quartz miners done away w h and
that it was at once voted dow by the
Turner Government tbat Mr. Iptallaik
it uow championing.    Why
not tell it all,   suppressing {ns and
truths half told   will not
on election day from defeat
Parties cutting wood on the
of the Silverton Townsite, or
same will be prosecuted. Aquifers are
also warned not to trespass on fid property.
by Cross A Co
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When Mr. Retallack made his recent progress through the Slooan Riding soliciting the support of the electorate in his pandidatnre, he announced himself as a supporter of the
Government, That preliminary can-
vas completed, he finds reason to now
announoe a change ot front, which is
embodied in his proclamation to the
electors found in another column. The
electorate, he fir*d», will not come to
his support as an unqualified supporter of the Government, and he is accordingly trimming his sails to see if
he cannot catch the favoring breeze
and qualifing his approval of the Government's past report} with the following important exceptions:—
(1) The abolition of the tax upon working miners.
(2) The abolition of the Mortgage Tax.
(3) The Government's recent Redistribution of Electoral Ridings,
(4) The exclusion of the Corbin Railway from Boundary Creek.
(5) Certain changes in the Mineral
and Land Acts for which the Opposition contended but which the Government and it's supporters would not
consent to, particularly some easy plan
by which the holders of claims can
advertise out their defaulting co-
(6) In filling Government appointments, the appointing of bona fide
(7) Assisting the lead mining industry
In refering to these he announces
that he cannot support the course pursued by the Government These are
most important exceptions and cover a
large ground. In respect to them his
interviews with the electorate have
compelled him to proclaim himself as
in opposition to the Government
But if he would tax his memory for
a moment and realize the present position pf rratters, he might cease to be
a Government supporter in some
other matters as well. Tbere is the
$1,600,000. voted last Session for the
construction of the Yukon Railway.
Is he a supporter cf the Government
in regard to that! Then there if tb
primature expenditure of one million
dollars for tbe erection ol Parliament
building at Victoria for tbe permanent
anchoring of the \ Capital there. Doe*
he support that expenditure iii 'the
present {history and position J of the
Province? And then there is ;the at
tempting to debauch the constituencies
by the manner in which the Provincial
moneys archieing and will le expen
ded on roads aod bridges! Is be {
supporter of that. In his desire to be
member for "the Slocan Riding, he
manifests, in this change of front thit
desire to be all things to al! men if by
any means lie might thereby win their
electoral support It only shows that
be haa no fixed political principles,
and is governed only by expediency.
Fancy^a man of any sense stultifying himself by announcing himself
as a supporter of the Government
except its course" in regard to seven
matters of such Jgreat |imp*>rtatice as
aro the exceptions^ bavo noted! Yet
this is Mr. Retallack'sj'position as
announced by himself in his address
to the Electors in this issue.
Mr, Green{ on the other hand, from
tbe first announced that he could not
support the Government's actions in
regard to these matters. He bas not
changed, is not changing his position
like his opponent Mr. Green ia not a
weathercock as is his opponent facing
due North by South. He has been
consistent in his opposition to the
Government's course on these matters
and oan be relied upon to. labor for
different action in regard to them and
ahould therefore receive the support
of the electorate.
All the delegations sent from the
jSlocan were promised all tbey asked
for frotn tbe Government and therefore
they credit themselves with thooppro-
priations. The New Denver Campaign Clnb credit themselves with
securing the 910,000 appropriation
for this district John ll Retallack
swells himself up and tells us tbat he
alone was rosponible for the amounts
to lie spent here and all the time we
thought we were receiving them because we deserved it as our fair share
of our own tax money paid in. If we
ate entitled to the money there is no
great credit to anyone for securing it
for us. If we are not entitled to it we
are simply robbing some place of its
just duns.
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SILVEKTON,      •      .
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SILVERTON.       -      -       -      p.. C
There is over 4000 tons of ore
awaiting transportation on Four
Mile creek. Our ore will net the
owners $100 a ton. Royalty on this
amount's to ope per cent of $400,000.
or $4000. Our government candidate
now wishes to impress upon us tbe
magnaminity of the part of $3000.
for the Four Mile road when they will
get b_ck $4000. by reason of the road
this season. And it ii thia kind of a
business man and reasoner tbey wish
to represent us. Where is the business
man on Gods greep earth wbo would
not invest $3000. of some one else's
money to receive in less than one year
hia money back and a clear $1000.
p rofit. This is a progressive government indeed.
Best Brand* Made In (_nad_
Ginger Ale,  Lemonade, Sarsaparilla,
Ginger Beer, Etc.  Syrup, Raspberry, Gum, Grenadine,
Orgeat, Etc.
Fire tairuM and Genw)f Agdlx,
KeW^o nfetit for Silverton Townsite.
Following is a complete list of the
mining transactiona recorded during the
week for the Slocan Mining Division:
June 11-New Magnet, Kobt. Brad-
ahaw.divide of Lemon and Sprineei •
Mairnet Fraction, same.
June 18—Hidden Ledge, Thomas Lake
Snd north fork of Lemon; Nightingale.
Elisa Taylor, Tenmile; Griwly. Pat Nolan, south fork of Lemon; White Ouoil
south fork of Lemon, John Madden!
Toronto, t red Clement, Spiinger creek
June 14—Madre de Oro, Robert Graham and John McLaughlin, Lemon
creek; Dempsey, Isadora Beaupre, south
slope of Lemon.
. {flne, U—P*»n, qeorge Sousey and
John (iraliarij, Lemon creek; Onyx F
Brown, 1st north fork o.r Union.       '
June111-Sheandoab, Keystone Frsc-
tlon, 8t Louis. Crown Point Fraction.
Nelson No. 6. Crown Point No 6
June 13-8cotla, Victor, Albion, Or-
FfvennSiyst.?.,tCk **   ""**««
June 14-Evening8tar, Bon Ton, Marjory, Wympia, Frederick. Kimberfy. Al-
P*,n^f.ra.ct,0D* Mountain Lily, Moun-
tain C/lnet.
June 16—Edna.
Juue 16-Rouby, V7tlWo, Wabash.
White? U~Hi•w-U,•• P J »ber«n to J.
June 18--Gold flugget, John L McRea
to J Y Ke«ler>..
#, J A McKay to E J
June 1
Boble,        ^^^^^—^mmmummmmaa
June lft—Chas Ward to J 8 T Boye
W Lady Elgin; Defender X, II A W rig-
to F Culver.
• M? _l0_°- Root Te«* *» Conslipa-
ion it's the beat and if after using It Sou
Ion t say so, return the package and'oat
-our money.   Sold at V
The Silverton Drug Store. ♦
A11 he request ol a l-iye porr-crt ion
of ihe community representing every
section oi this Hiding, I beg to announr*
myself mt a candidate for your suffrages
in Ibe coming electjcp*,
In rca-tectfully soliciting your votes
and support, I declare myself a supporter and follower of tha Hon. J. H. Turner
as tbo Leader of tha only Party in this
Province with a defined Policy and coherent existence.
rurfug my eight years -residence in
this district 1 have been a consistent
supporter of his Party in recognition of
their attitude in meeting, and in cases
anticipating the requirements and expansion of this great mining region.
I am in favor of the following reforms:
(1; The abolition of the tax upon working
(2) T|ie abolition of the Mortgage Tax.
(3) The distribution of seats In the
Ijeglslatnre in direct poroprtion to population.
(4) I do not approve oi the Policy o( the
late Legislative Assembly in using their
influonceto exclude foreign railroads,
sucb as tho proposed railway to Boundary Creek.
(5) I favor certain revisions in the
Mineral and Land Acts, particularly
some easy plan by which the holders p,f
claims can advertise out their default in,'
(0) In filling all Government appointments I am In favor of appointing bona
fide residents of the District in all cases
where sucb can bo found competent
to act.
(7) I beleive tbat the Provincial Legislature should bri-jg all O9 aid and
influence at its command to tbe assistance of the lead mining industry,
especially in the direction of obtaining
stronger recognition from the Fedeial
Government at Ottawa of the Importance
of this Industry and the disadvantage
under which It now labors.
If you do me tbe h^qtt to elect me
as your Representative I will stall times
endeavor to protect and further the
interests, not only of the Prospector,
but also of all those employed in and
around our mines, recognising tbat our
entire community is dependant upon
tbe mining industry,
I am Gentlemen,
Your obedient servant,
John L. Retail**.
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