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nil i i'ii-
$2 Per Annum.
Jot> Work
Neatly & Promptly Done
We can quoto you bedrock prices
Hie Idea of a Miuing Convention
Meets   With   Approval,
The   Weeklj*   Uounrt-up   of  New*
„„,!    uroU-dE Uie    lloe-n.
Hubert F Green, our ropresentut'tve,
Ihorooghly indorses tho efforts of the
Sii.vkktonian, in agitating for a Minim.'
Convention for the Province. He called
nt the Sn.vEitii.NiAS office, when in town
this week. He did not think that many
alteratioiiB to the mining laws were
necessary, but that many good eugges-
tiuns would donbtless come up at a Convention. A sure result for the good
would he felt, at any rate, by the broad
ening influence tlio members of such a
convention would mutually exercise on
each other. He bad talked, he said, to
Bevcral mining men on tho subject, llnce
lie had seen the suggestion in tlie Siiweh-
TOMAN, and the majority endorsed tin'
i,|,. i. jV few expressed a f-ar that eoni,
too radical measures might bo forced in
thc convention.
In nt-iswer toaqiwi-tioii regartling the
anti-Chinese demonstration, made lat<>-
lv by the Sandon miners, he snid that he
condemned the action taken by the men,
while being in perfect sympathy with the
feeling Ihat prompted it. Tlie "wil I and
wooly" aspect given to the aff* r. by lb
edil is of some eastern papers, «VM ' "
the lender, not for the sake oi troth.
In reality the case was nol ss il igrswl -••■
offence agiiiust law nnd ordw aa the '• -
cent dl'grafi-fo] Napaueo affiir, where a
Chief Justice was hooted by a mob ol
l.iio Hums, while discharging his duty
necessitating the reading of the Riot A t.
it can employ 200 miners at once, I Sing
on Ihu
ready  to be
fully developed.   This mine while doing
developement work, this Beaton shipped
400 tons of oro and also piled up
Ton Mile wharf 600 tone
shipped at any time.
Ore shipments for the week huve been,
two carloads from the GonUtook Mines
and two from tho Vancouver. There i-
now lying on the wharf, roady for .'■iii; -
men!, two cars of Vancouver ore. nnd nix
oarloadi of Wakefield, ThU ore will be
loaded on tho I ar.«e to-morrow (Sunday)
It being next to Impossible (or the boat
to handle it on her regular Irlj  ,
At the Emily Edith mine twenty men
aro omployed and oro Ib boing tnken out
nnd sucked daily, already a carload of
this high grade ore i,i ready for thiprae it,
Although only acquired within the yenr
by the present owners over 1400 feet of
under ground developement work- has
been accomplished, This mine Is being
systematically developed and outsiders
have no idea of Its magnitude or what an
Important bearing it will have iu making
Silverton a big, prosperous, permanent
Th** force on the Corastock Mines U
gradually being inereu ed and di vul v-
inent work ir, , , tunnels i, again I
pushed ahead     ,:. has been the nolle) ol
An informal meeting ol tbe "Hiae-iB
of Bllvefton waie held in tho Snlkii*-
Hotel, last Thursday evening, at tho request of Robert V Green M. P. P., wlio
was desirous of learning tho views of his
constituents hore in regard to probable
future legi lalion,
,l (■ ii ird "i, ns abairman ol the meel -
ing, explained .i„- purpose of the meeting
aud oalh I 3rai on .Mr Green.
Our member i nid that he had not come
to Silveiton to make n speech, but to re*
■ Ive advice from thOsu wiiom ho iepre-
sei.teJ, in it.-, ti) to any amenduie its
ihey *ould suggest to tlu* Mineral Act or
the Ij'ind Act aud to hear any requests
they wished to make for Im- rovomenta.
This was hi- third dip through tho con-
stiliiency nnd ho had n ceived many good |
]%   m ma mm.    §
8^._~ »
stuuency. una ho hari received many good    ,     ,, * ~  	
,„,,,„,-.,„,     ii    ,• , „ ,,      ,              , placed .Iw. A. runier over us, ns Gnh
uggesttons.   Ji - iu,i nut fi,-ui- imv   rftd. ;,        .   .
i   ,,, ;   ,,    ,,-       , ,  ,               . ('ommisHionir.     Where     does     Holi
teal etinnge in the Mineral Act at present .   .
....                    ... t .oniM-itsi*.!, ,n"i-   Siimnl i>,nii.-i   in *'
That should
advisable*, bv
tin n ioer
ii; reuuhir   :
Private,  ti.tth rooms at Tom Mulvey s.
The Vicioiia Hotel  received  fourteen
barrella of wot groceries, thia week.
L.iuiidry, neatly und quickly done ut
.Mulvey's toaundfy,
I). K J-ePoiiH'd rafted thirty cords of
wood over froth across the lake on Monday,
Sllvertoii's wharf i:< piled high with
freight:   hay,   oats and   metchandiie
entning in Mil ore going out.
Oar onlerpiiaing film of freighter.-*,
Andiron & firmly, received another
i tit loud of h iv on Thursday.
Sleighing parties will soon be faahld--
able, as several of our citizens are
gelling sleighs in from the east.
The Kootenay Mining Standard hns
Commissioner 8proatcorae in?
Uradyiibarg at ii,e foot of the Wake
asked  for, ii deemed
a Trovinci il. eoqvei tion id
ft spectors nnd inine-owncrs ! ••"•'I trail, j*3•" *'<"•<■" *X">U' a busy place,
■' o.     Ha would advocate (wheii thi rawliidnrH strike it  with  their
■.'ii'*" e!-.-i.",„...-. li ii, -v mu with the Bp.jetrlng of ipiiles.   Hern the \ lea oi tin*
management   to   suspend   active  ''  "; ? '.    ' ' •"*«'»■■ -* *•'"'■' "*> ' I^Sl fISi eT'^t """'J T
dperationeatthemine  wl.il    tb    -,,,-I »lM "! ft,,v'   ™* 0,,t tt defaulting |K !*«■%«  «.«**>• .-■<■«■; °* .**
cenfrator was being built  owing to iho
lack  of acc-modaTlons   for the  ore  .f,'''1'"-     ' t nccescarv annual assess-
mined.    A.   the   concentrator   near,   jneftt work In v.iiglH'cndone. when mak*
 npleUon men are being, .1   nam!   -  ••»« applicnt.on.for a Crown Grant-j 3rd.
a sliort Umo«. full force vrill b- it   ui
•o-ownerjS       ttcquiring n  B Border'sh»-Wi MOjtlng a  lullaby   to  the  tired
Ueo. Ni hoi. Secretary of tho Slow
City .Miners' Exchange, write- to OS on
ti, ■ Mil jectof a Convention, and snys.:
"An article appeared in poor Is-rOB o1
the 10th inst. with reference to holding n
convention of mining men to di»cu»J the
mininglawtol 11. C, and to Biggest some
of the much needed amendments 16 the
panic. I think such a convention Ol
competent men would have good r, tolls
and would bo the means of bringing owl
some good sugiiestiot-s from men thai
I, iv had experience with mining laws
in diirerent countries. There N one
eluise in particular, in the mining l*W»i
thu should bo amended or struck oul
altogether. It is tl.e system of paying
into tho Record Ollice, $100 in cash foi
sn nssess'i ent. True it is a good source
of revenue for the Government, hut it is
an injustice to the prospector and working man and checks thedcv-'lt-potneiit of
our mining indnstrv, enabling speculators to hold large tracts of our best mineral lands for years, without doing one
day's work on it."
' If prospectors ami mining men in
■."neral would keep up to the times, they
would have more unity among themselves anil discus) such matters more
frequently than they do. 1 think perbapl
a mining convention would be a step In
that direction.
Thia company will employ  al   leasl
men when running at full blast,
S nne  frii ti ni   app li.i
over the loadiag of the .  fro i tho
various mines,   on to   Ilia boat    i'   iii *
wb irf.   "'•        ■ - t
tol        re in i
M lot , ckiiiuing that the    >:.
... re than one    ■    it 4 I
lb    ' i :       yt he   n,i    ■
,: ;. of help!
bring tin K_ & S. R. R.   t
gome of the ml rill hold
■   ,-: ■   )ri s   i.   .'
thev can a cu
an ! fairei t: ■ i in ent.
CI -   '   '■
Charles E. Hope of the Hope, Gravelly Co. of Vancouver, who nro operatim;
the Emily Edith mine, near here, said'
"l want to see two amendments mnde
to the Mineral jVct. One hy which a delimiting co-owner could be advertised
out of a claim and ono hy which the title
ol a fraction would be extended to cover
any contiguous ground, up to the limit
of a full claim, ou this ground
becoming vacant. On the whole, 1 think
our mining laws are good."
I iim'ti  LOCALS.
ft in our T.i ■ ■ :■  "utri-i.
Th   11    ' '  , ■ ! ■■■    ' '■■•■■
n-uHi-i •   ' ' ■   ;- '
ger, M    'I -    ...'. u    bisl
also move I to A- ■    •    '■    '
n II it an e his doti       ■    i«* I   —
wlllal  -     •
Mr. QiUurd ■..:-.      i    i
copti oi at ti -  IVi son  II    ■• .   ' '•   ll
Civic I  ■ tn -   ; '   '' ■     '
iccri tarj'.   A un u
for tin   • ■ work of <h
Been tary, was pa     i,     I -. -
. , .. ■     and of regrcl   '  the ■■ parture
oi Mr. til •■'  Cit>   K r
made l>v all pre < nt.
Mr. ,lc Mrs E. M. l "-' r itarted on
Monday, theSth lust, I r thi State ot
[owa, where ihey expect to make their
A. York, ol Ihe firm ol Voik tt Co. ha*,
returned from the new town of Niagara
B.C.. where he has established a mea'
market. Ho reports good limes thero.
lie *vlll itop with ne a >• hlle now and
his partner, Mr. Clark, it II look liU'rtln
Niagara branch.
V. 0. Rackliff has started lor tlie ne*
town, Fieher, H. C, where he le erect i
a hotel nnd expecU to play the part ol
genial landlord so-m.   \Ve W inh him success In his new venture.
Work on |be Evening Star mine U pro-
greasing and with good reeulte, jud
from specimens on exhibition at tho Victoria Hotel.
VV. II. Fergueon wns in town tho enrly
part of the week from the Tail Holt mine
on i,..,,,,,!! creek, near the Howard Fraction. Mr- Ferguson la well | leased with
his showing nnd purpoaea conUnulug
Dan Hanlon and Jno. Skinner paid n
visit this wei■:. to the Monogram e
f th" wor'ti •-■' of one d dm i n nnothct,
..ner i f Ihe first claim to satisfy the
Hold Commissioner Unit nn-li  was  not
:   -.Mse, will iul n I . t .;. 11  in [ ni & -•-
Itagardii g appro] •■'. d.lons,  he defired
.'., ti ■ ■.   Mid importance oi
*i. ■ in ■     ',   in   .     .- :■ il,
fr OtOeu's v s ou those matt, :*.i mel
'.•■:t!i the ipprot d ■■: hlfl li 'nrora.     i" was
•   d t! ■ :   tin    ii^) ts coi feite.i by  n
■ ' nded tn  Uvcli   ■• all
- : '.i i   . .-  i'-.   |1 I   ll itil ■
.. euin by auet'on, of
( mimsttl •' ' '   Crown,
, ,-  ;        '     I • I ■' '■■ -!"-":!i ut mu -t be
- ...'■ ■      siiih, \\ hen being recorded.
f}l 1 .'.■■■-. .:.,.•-■:   ■   lia 'ii--
■   .        Um>   - -   ■ •;,-;
I ■   .■ d   ll|i   FoUl   .'• ;il"
creek t<> I ish !. ;   . I   jl  »i\ omoiii |  be
:,:;.•-.        .   •■ -. nates
. ■
"'•that  ths !■ i :k  ll iii  froin
.... liie creek be impi >v< il
bV   bli 'il. f    Tei;
creek rwi.e i up •-vii*.-.- it.
A ■ mc iu   ■■•' ' h*_en was
u tried
AS iUT l':;i).■;.•: WE know. •■
I  uirlos Brai.t: .ton Thursday  wi n
i! ;• !•■ Spokane,
U. 1 lion.ns i.„s moved bis-family np io
Uie c\ m-.t-.c'tt Mines.
Dave Bremner, manager o; tiie Wake-
i fleht.i. ines, returned last ni . until**
I tiairiaou Hot Spriugi.   ,
IV  M. Hunter returned Friday from a
. i.j tbe Bouadary country.
Freu "  Leibscher wr_) seoiug the ele-
... ,..*. ;u .-snctlon lost rutuiday.
i   L. J. Souter, nate un Uie i i. * looan, is
i l.lid ie-'' i''i *.:i •   aok •_: la grippe.
.iii i \-. , r cetitly a resldt nt
1 .   towar
oi 'Iwaii City, ia in the lio*»pit< l auffjiing
ti ii, frozen bauds ond I et.—Reyalstoke
Qiorge A. McDonald fell '.nit of thu
rn - at tbe Emily Edith miue, last Moo*
day and received considerable shaking
op. Fortunately hia Injuries ptoved to
be tl.fling ones
Inhal I'm,tn
Owing tin the decreasing depth of water
in the Narrows in the Colombia -River,
the maip traffic for Southern Brith*h
Columbia ever tlm C, P. R, will come
via Slo;:an Lake. This should bring
this part r.f the country into more prominence. The ill rough passengers will
have a rood opportunity of viewing
Silverton during the i.stnd half hour stop
of iho I'oa*. loading and unloading the
o-.'a! fn i.-! '.
Tho -inu.uut sobscilhod for the pur-
ehn.se of gi'is for Lhe Gl ristmas tree ror
the little ones is growing daily nnd ilie
, ...-,'.:tce expecti to be'abh lodeal  lib-
V with the children.     There   are
many however, who have not yet come
Inward via, their donations,   They are
waiting, dpubtless, to be asked,    Don't
waitl    ihe committee does not want to
h.iv ■ to tint' ("on.  Remember;' He gives
■•..-.  .■ .   • i..'•
WI i',o the town of Silverton lias  Veen
overall id iwe I for the last ten days by a
il clond and brightened  at  r.o
ilmobytht rays of tho sun, the mines
up the gulch, ilia Comstock, the Ei
and Uie WakeS Id, have l ecn enjoying
gloriotu Bnn-shitiy weather,  up  above
theciooilti.   Though ih-ir vlen   of tbe
valley if- been shot  <•!!,   i-.  has  been
than   compensated   Ior  by   th
•..■•..   lily  strange   sights caused  by
this cloud His which i.*» spread  out  at
theii teet.
Tiie C"..:istnias Tree entertainment,
o be held In MuKinuans H.ll on the
ovei ■".: -' the 26th. Inst, i . I dr t • be
.,". ex • ■ . ut , ii . A ie,: 1 ,. tl h huissi •■■■
tue ol twe tj five cents will he charged,
tho proceeds to be used for school purposes. The following will be the program
for thu evening.
Vein .'• Chairman.
Opening Chorus  .-■■!     1
1; cit     ii   II  Wnei h'r.
Kecltati n Miss I. Hoi ton
Semon creek and had     banco to try R m ffM ^
SL I '-\"< I VKEORE sliii'MKNT .
'J'ln* Bhlpmont 11 ore from Slocan
i olnfa 'np to ',,'d including the
t week, from Jan. I.
We 1
,c n
ol h
tiieir snow Bhoei
their reporl yet,
Another correspondeul " Itot ; "The
feLVKBTOXiASreportei in - m»»iiy  -■     Prom BHvortoT-
Mr .1  Skinnor, visited tl.e Bn  on Hill
ii ,;.,,   ih>s wi t'k.   X ici i is a
inineral elni'ii,  tn.s  wei*
splendid showing In the lunnel i
'iiless snow fulls soon, the raw-l...
'•"■iii from the Wakefield will be too bate "
'or the transportation of their oro.
Another carload of ore was shipped
'mm r.osun Landing last Monday from
the Bosun mine, ibis property is becoming one of the principal shipping
mines ol the lake anil has Blftdoo record
second to none
.ldJq;artsandgalena.Thoowners, Ski
'  'oiiMcWil .s.exprctto --   do trail
„d do considerable dev.  ■;    i
Intbe-pring,   v    •- ";
h-eady been m |W     __ih(" ""
gl Dr A. E.Salter Says
California 60
■i Landing. Tons,
lipsun  ,_64J«j
 '.:   S26
•*i- ly 'V,.n  20
ilelilv    [80
: or y ddc i  107
"liver [tug   i 5'j
Vniicouvoi  '; i
S  -1! '.
I-  - :. -*	
!. i Itatlon	
i: citation	
instrumental 9ol ■
'.;• oil I- ni 	
it" itatlon	
Quartette       Mis es lluuter
ami lir.iiidon,   Messrs  Crewelson and
• McFarlai e.
Recitation  Fay Klllott.
tsong            Misilf. I ».::•.*, I,
He< itatioii  Miss A Calbick
li   itatiou    Miss J. Barclay,
Chorus   School.
i   • A  Horton.
.  .R.O Matheson.
>,'!-- Binndon and
Mr, Crewdson.
.. Mis- M Barclay.
Miss Mei iraw,
J   : Hunter.
M, .; i. !; irrv-
Miss A. Ifnton
General JL\leirciioiats
Silverton,      _B.   O, i
t£ rJa^s PULL   LI3_T_D
:of"I\^__IrLers S"u.pplles,;
Steel,    Cops,     Fuse.
«S.9S,9&9= ■ I   — 9t/9i/99,9
■.""• --* '.I      I    ■■  *■»■■_• -r—
M. M_ g-1_______1_DUM,
 Silxrej.-ton.  /
Xmt:  _Lfi_  __Sn.o-^rIe©.   _-Propa
r- ®<jp \z&®-<t%*z'®<%^Q><tw r^«<^
Patronise Home Industries.
A   OO   ajIvO-,,^5k-5-__s__-__.
-tlie T.
FOR   '.'('. R   M '•'.    OVER—
wiMi;;:" si ns	
Ler,   \
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ii./ .Ttiam* v_u -At-41
Divine Services will be conducted  In
Ihe Silverton Cburch on the second nnd
h l?'iii liv oltho moiilli by the Rev.
t.'  K. V.i'e", i.t ii |. ui.   You tire Invited
to be present.
Beginning on Sunday, November, l h
the Rev. II. N. Powell >\iil hold services
every alternate Sunday at 3 p. in, in the
silvt-ri ii I'iiiirch. tn-addition t,i ihe^e,
services will be held on everv alternate
Mondsv evening at 7 p; m., corameneing
Monday, Novembei 13th,   Everyone is
Brandon S Barren, Props.
• •a
Fine View of the Lako.
l'p to Date Service.
Wnltefle! l
•jri   i cordially Invited lo Attend.
■ '.d
j. ■-    , „n| : - From ia. per*
r..        : jaas
r i Milo
For Constipation take Karl's Clover
Hum' Pi i, the great Blood Purifier Cures
Headache, Nervousness, Eruption* ol
thu face, snd makes the heed us dear tu
a hol|.   Kftl I ,ii
The Si Ivor ton Druj Store. +
Negotiations are still (n progress for "; ,  ',-     n     i n iikj ■ ,   ,,,„,,,!„,,. Oooehl Tako wnrnlng,    l      Shiloh's   Cousnmntlon   Cure   con*
u'» Kuterprlse mine onJen Milo end n », medv M '         ,;"    ■' ""  , ,'i may '■■.'■ t«»Co isumi uou.   ,\ ■.■:»• hoti:.. /;"-,■' ;,'''-1' -'"d.   "       the leading
deal may yat be elos-d ihi. winter     Che  mv    I   - ■          '   '          _t          «■  ••J''1"1'*"      '             ;;'"  »our  life ( "••** • * "«■•'""'  uo home should   be
i.u >ui do closed tin- wititi.i.   im   '".'   '     ton    •"•'■ I at The Silverton Drug Store       *   l-without it.   Weaeant to take apd goes
«"-ki»i,' .d tl.is mine, to itn full caftu'ity. j "   "        "■.   ''           |rJg_t to th©Ipot.   fold at
will be a bm thinK fur (ho Uko rej-ion us I
& CO,,
Ot3iie.ro.! AiseritGe o.n<l   %w'e      %w
«•$      !•»  -Mirilr-g: Brokers.
Sole Agents For
R. 0. and Harry Matheson, Editors
Momentous Act Whs Deeply Felt by All
the DIriiIIIi-iI Participants—Contained
Seventeen Article* iu All—Slg-ed Late
in the Afternoon.
Paris, Dec. 12.—Spain and the United
States are at pence, and the armistice
which has been in existence since the first
negotiations at Washington is made permanent. The joint peace commission met
at 3:30 p. in. Saturday, and at 5 took a
recess until 7 p. m., to await the engrossing of the treaty. TJje treaty was signed
at 8:45.
This finished, two copies were passed
around the table, the commissioners signing them in the order of their rank, as follows: William It. Day, Senator Cushiiian
K. Davis, Senator William P. Frye, White-
law Reid and Senator tieorge Gray; Senor
Montero Bios, Senor Abarzusa, Senor Gar-
nica, Senor Villaiirutiatuid General Correo
y Saons, each commission signing its opponent's treaty. Both were tied with the
Spanish and American colors. When the
seals were prepared to he affixed attendants were sent scurrying for ribbons of
the French tri-color, with which the documents were sealed as a compliment to
the French hosts of the commissions.
American  Troopa Hnve Taken  For.
mill  Poaaeaalon.
Havana, Dec 12.—The United States
flag was unfurled over the hall of Mari-
anao at 12:30 o'clock Saturday by Colonel
Young, commanding the battalion of engineers at Playa del Marianao. Tlie detachment of engineers drawn up in thc
square presented arms, and the Americans
snd municipal officers present stood with
bared heads during the ceremony. A
crowd of townspeople which had gathered
greeted the raising of the nag with cries
of "Viva Americanos." The Spanish troops
wit-drew on Thursday, and for two days
the Marquis de Cervera, late military commander of tlie department, was the sole
Spanish authority in the town and sur-
(rhich embrace 5000
was maintained
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ last night thc
M- .ais de Cervera turnefJ over the mu-
r -ipal government to Alcalde Gomez, and
..he latter at once called \upon Colonel
Young, who will be the comniandant temporarily. A small guard ia nLeded hi tlie
town. I
This was a lively day on thite bourse,
•with large speculative dealings foV future
deliveries. As the time for Auieiacan control of the island approaches, |-*sliaie<- in
various insular corporations hive risen to
near par. Street railroad slpcks, which
were six months ago quoted ult 34, sold at
91 1-4, and today at U9, andAJnited railway shares advanced 4 pohjU to 53, while
municipal 0 per cents, issffd at 90, sold
today at 102.
A committee representing the officers
and men of the guerillas and the mobilized
troops today waited upon Governor General Castellanos and proposed that the mcu
represented by the committee be given
60 per cent of the pay due them before
the end of this month, offering to present
the other half to the Spanish government
for the benellt of the navy. General Castellanos will forward the proposition to
A   Few   8nsa*eatlona   ln   Regard   to
Winter Clot-lns*.
He Is Now Ball-Ins a 8e-ente<*n-MUe
-Railway i -rough Bis Land.
Thirty years ago Benjamin J. Glfford
laid tbe foundation of his large fortune
hy a scheme for reclaiming swamp
lands In tbe counties of Kankakee,
Champaign and Livingston, ln Illinois.
These lands had the best of soil, yet,
on account of their wet character, were
useless for farming purposes. By virtue of large canals and dredge ditches
these lands were all brought into market, and from them Mr. Glfford derived largo profits. Before selling out the
major portion of his laud ln Illinois he
planned nnd built a railway running
from West Lebanon, Ind., to Rantoul,
111., a distance of about seventy miles,
which was afterward sold to the Illinois Central ltnllroad Company, and la
now a part of that system. In this
. transaction Mr. Glfford made $250,000.
In 1892 he went to Jasper County, Indiana and began the purchase of lands.
This county bas been noted for Us
swamp. After a thorough examination
of the character of tho soil of these
swamp lands, and running levels to ascertain whether there was any outlet
for the water, Mr. Glfford began to
purchase land In this county, paying
from $5 to $25 per acre. He has continued to purchase until he ls now the
owner of approximately 33,000 acres of
land ln Jasper County, extending from
northwest to southeast a distance of
twenty miles. Nelson Morris, of Chicago, owns 20,000 acres adjoining Mr.
Glfford's land upon the north and running to the Kankakee River.
Mr. Glfford first excavated n system
of canals or dredge ditches of at least
100 miles In length at an Immense cost.
He has constructed 120 houses and
barns at an average cost of $000 each.
He has, within the last two yenrs,
taken off his land railway ties enough
to complete twenty-five to thirty miles
of railway. He has now commenced
the construction of a railway beginning
nbout two and one-half miles east of
De Motte station, on the Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railway, running thence
southeasterly a distance of twenty
miles. This line, with the exception of
probably two miles, is wholly upon bis
own land. It crosses tbe Chicago aud
Indiana coal branch of the Chicago and
Eastern Illinois Railway at Knliuan
station. The presumption Is that eventually the road will be constructed on
north across the Kankakee River to
Hebron station on the Panhandle Railway, and possibly there may be an iu-
"Now that cold weather is beginning,"
Harper's Bazar says, "it is well to remember that if the wrists and the ankles
are warm, the rest of the body is not likely
to suffer.    Worsted wristlets have gone
out of fashion, but the muff and the long-
sleeved coat serve quite as good a purpose.
Few things, however, have been found to
take the place of leggings, which, if they
are of worsted, are apt to be awkward
and if they are buttoned are sure to tear
the skirts.   The long-knitted tights were
found a trouble to put on when one was
in a hurry to go out   Yet to have some
thing which can be easily slipped on aud
off has become a necessity.   Women in the
overheated houses of the present day have
discovered that it is impossible to dress.
as their grandmothers did, in warm, unwieldy flannels, or even in the same warm
clothes in which they must dress for the
streets.   They claim,   too,   that   if   one
dresses in light clothes for the house and
in something warmer for tlie street the
dangers of taking cold   are   minimized.
The ingenious young woman of the present
day buys golf stockings without feet and
these She slips on over her cotton stockings when she goes out of doors.   They
are snug enough not to slip and slide, and
having no hooks or catchuble places about
them, answer a purpose in cold weather
which nothing else has done."
To Quench the Flame*.
Cleveland, O., Dec. 13.—While the
steamer Aurora was towing the barge Au-
rania through a big field of ice near Bar
Point, Lake Erie, fire broke out on the
Aurora and She had to be scuttled to prevent total destruction. She was the finest
wooden boat on the lakes, and was valued at $125,000. The fate of the crew is'
unknown, but it is supposed they escaped on the ice. F
Huls Rivera Returns,
, New York, Dec. 13.—General R»'s Rivera, the Cuban general, recently liberated by the Spanish from Ceuta, was a
passenger by the steamer La Champagne.
wWtsH Wived today.
dependent line on into Chicago without
regard to the Panhandle connection. It
will run southeasterly to Monon station on the Monon Railway.
The change In this awamp region
wrought by the system of canals ls almost beyond belief. Within a year and
a half lands which would mire a cow
or a horse—in fact, lands where an animal would go out of sight, where the
| muck was from three to six feet deep-
have been made to produce corn eight
feet high; and a region which was a
wilderness without population has
been settled by over 100 families, bringing Into this county an increase In population of 400 to GOO people. Mr. Clifford Is reputed, at the present time, to
be worth from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000,
and has no family except a wife.—Chicago Chronicle.
Tallin,. Down the Captain.
A former commodore-captain of a "a-
mous trans-Atlantic line, whilst friendly and polite to his passengers when below, was very much the reverse if approached when on duty. As he happened to be on deck one fine afternoon,
a lady, quite unaware of this peculiarity, accosting him with some trifling
query as to the probable duration of the
favorable weather, was both surprised
end Indignant to get curtly answered:
"Don't know, ma'am—don't know.
Better go and ask the cook."
The lady, though taken somewhat
aback, was quite equal to the occasion,
and rejoined:
"Oh! I beg a thousand pardons. Excuse me, pray. I thought I waa addressing the cook."
A Kin- and a Gnlnea Pig.
The late Rev. Chartee Spurgeon, in
reading out a list of subscribers to one
of his charities made running comments and jokes as he • ent on that
kept the audience ln great good humor.
Coming to a Mr. King who had given
5 shillings, he said: "There's a king
who has given his crown." Coming next
to a Mr. PIgg, who had given a guinea,
he exclaimed: "Th*. ■«/■ a guinea pi*;"
—London Tit-Bits.
"Unless you soon fall off, sir," said
thc lady in her pony-cart, who had
made several unsuccessful attempts to
pass a persevering beginner on a bicycle occupying the whole road, "I'm
afraid I shall miss my train."—Tlt-Blts.
Items From the Rich Rlglors of the Fa-
elOe Northwest, News Fiom All the
Prinel le Mining Cainps—Personals—
Mining Notes.
"I suppose your wife misses you a
great deal?" Inquired a lady of a com- i
merclal traveler.    "Well, ^■■^■*ver>albWM*?w
A depth of 300 feet has been attained
on the Black Tail mine at Republic, and
the ruling values of the ore at that point
range from $25 to $30 per ton in gold.
A Boanburo* Property.
Twelve feet of good ore valued at $11
per ton in gold has been disclosed on the
surface of the   Ben Franklin,   owned by
Bosshurg parties.   Picked specimens from
the ledge assayed $21 per ton-
Great Northern Mine.
Tlie Great Northern mine on Douglas
mountain is working two shifts of four
men, has reached a depth of 150 feet and
has a full face of shipping  oro  bearing
gold values of from $20 to $35 per ton.
The management expects to ship soon.
A New Smelter.
Jay P. Graves writes   fvom   Montreal
tliat the subscription to the stock of the
smelter company which ho has just floated there to build reduction works for the
Knob Hill and   Old Ironsides   mines in
Greenwood camp, B. C, was oversubscribed over 1,000,000 shares.   The capit-liza-'j
tion is to be 1)00,000 shares.
The Red  Lion.
The Red Lion claim at Rock Cut, near
Bosshurg, is developing some good ore at
a depth of 70 feet.   Tlie ore is similar to
that found in the Little Giant, but not so
high in values, yet there is enough of the
yellow metal in the undetermined width
of the vein to make the ore  pay   under
economical treatment.
Cottng-e Grove -tinea.
The Black Butte mine near Cottage
Grove, Wash., is turning out quicksilver
at the rate of $30,000 per month. The
output will average a ton a day for the
year round, and the smelter has a mountain of cinnabar ore to draw on. A
smelter costing $66,000 was erected during the summer and commenced operations October 10th. The Black Butte
company is composed of J. Gamble, Capt
Ohilcott, J. E. Chilberg, W. Hastings and
J. Behrman.
The Zala, In Sheridan.
The whim is now in place on the Zala
M. mine in Sheridan camp, near Republic, and supplies are on hand for the winter. Sept. Snyder says the vein is widening all tlie time and values improving.
The camp has other good prospects that
will be heard from in the early spring,
amongst the principal claims being the
Polar Star group, Polar Fraction, American Flag, and Uncle Sam, all of which
have had some development, and the
spring will see them all working.
The Bonanaa Mine.
All of the machinery in the Bonanza
mine, near Bosshurg, 'has been placed and
the property is now producing from the
four levels reaching down to a depth of
nearly 600 feet all of 100 tons of shipping
ore each day. The recent fall of snow has
been of much benefit to the Bonanza mine
as the roads were so badly cut up by wagons that conveyance of the ore became almost impracticable. For the next three
months the ore will be transferred on
sleds, and in tlie spring it is probable that
a tramway will be built from the mine to
the railway station.
Large Caah Payment.
The largest payment of cash made to
any individual of New Denver, B. C, in
many months, was $13,000 paid on the j 000 per annum,
by the company represented by J. A.
Marks of Nelson to James Merino as the
final payment for his three-eighths interest in the California group of claims on
Silver mountain. The first payment, of
$4,000, was made about a year ago. Mr.
Merino is also interested in the Marion,
an adjoining claim, where they have a
strong ledge, carrying from four to eight
inches of galena ore. This property is
being worked by the owners, and it is
their intention to push work throughout
the winter, opening the mine for extensive operations.
The B. C. In Bonndary.
The famous "B. C." in tho Boundary
country, between Grand Forks and Greenwood, is under option to R. G. Edwards
Leckie, of Rossland. Mr. Leckie is representing in the deal the same interests that
control the Montreal Goldflelds, which
owns the Coxey and is operating the Gertrude in the Rossland camp. Clarence J.
McCuaig is understood to be one of the
principals most interested in the negotiations to secure the "B. C." A. H. Harrison and 10. E. Diehard, the owners of the
property, were In Rossland recently,
where negotiations were conducted. The
terms of the deal have not been stated,
but it must be a sum ranging in the hundreds of thousands. The "B. C." is one of
the best known properties in the Boundary country. It has an immense body
of copper ore, which carries small values
in gold.
A Rich Strike.
The First Shot mine, in Jefferson county, Mont., at the head of Rocker creek, is
owned and operated by County Attorney
Lyons and Sheriff Sherlock. Recently
they shipped several sacks, containing in
all 700 pounds, from the property, which
netted $1,160. They went to Butte with
a lot of samples, which they had assayed,
with the following results: twenty ounces
In gold, 1,104 ounces in silver, 65 per cent
lead, and a trace of copper; total value,
$1,146.00. They claim there is a large
amount of this ore in sight in the mine.
The lead is a wide one, and the width of
tho pay streak from which the above sample was taken is fully one foot. The First
Shot mine is located about three miles
north of the Eva May property.
The final payment of $40,000 on the
$110,000 bond on the Mollie Gibsci, near
Slocan City, was made a few days ago.
The deepest vertical shaft in Montana
is the Green Mountain at Butte. It is
£100 feet, and is being driven still deeper.
Work haa been resumed on the Scotia
mine on Toulou mountain. Tlie 8cotia
has 66 feet of shaft and 260 feet of tunneling, the latter being in a full face of
shipping ore. The property now has a
good wagon road leading up to the camp.
The East Pacific mine, near Winston,
is producing more wealth thnn ever before. At the present time it is proposed
to construct a flume preparatory to putting in a 400-horso power electric plant
with which to illuminate Winston and adjacent towns.
Dr. S. H. Manly has purchased a full
half interest in the American Flag mine
at Sheridan camp, and his friends now
consider him to be one of the solid mining
men of the reservation. The ledge is four
feet wide and its values in gold alone run
from $40 to $150 per ton.
A public meeting of the citizens of Slocan City was held last week in the Arlington Hotel, to discuss the advisability
of fonning an organization ui further the
mining interests of the town and district.
Mr. Gething wus appointed chairman, and
tieorge Nichols secretary of the meeting.
It was moved by Mr. Gilland that an organization be formed to be known as the
Slocan City Miners' Exchange, which motion was carried.
There have been moro men at work on
the placer mines of Libby Creek, in Montana, this year and less gold taken out
than in any previous season. The cause
of this is that most of the men who were
working this year were doing development work, opening up claims in better
shape than ever before and preparing to
take out the yellow metal in increased
The incorporated companies of the
Cripple Creek district will disburse $318,-
£50 among shareholders this month which
places November in the lead in this respect of any month of the year. The total dividends for the eleven months
reaches the big sum of $2,465,910. This
does not include the earnings of several
liig properties which are either owned by
■irivate parties cr close corporations, nor
the profits of lessees.
Boston, New York and New Haven
capitalists have associated themselves
with California men in developing a new
copper district, lying about 25 miles east
of Randsburg, Cal. The deepest shaft in
the district is 153 feet, and that, as well
as nearly forty others from 30 to 40 feet
deep, show an improvement in quantity
and quality of ore as work proceeds. Tlie
ores are red and black oxides, with a few
shafts showing green carbonates.
Tlie new stamp mills the Treadwell and
allied companies have been erecting on
Douglas Island, Alaska, are completed
and after being tested will be turned over
to the companies by the engineers now in
charge. These mills give Douglas Island
a total of 880 stamps, with a capacity for
crushing 2,500 tons of ore daily. This
will be a greater amount of ore than is
crushed on an equal area anywhere else
in the world.
The Denver, Colo., Republican says that
the mixture for preventing fumes in min-
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The Florida legislature is unanimously
The Methodist general conference of
1900 is to be held in Chicago.
Troops first sent to Cuba will be composed largely of regulars.
Gen. Merritt expects to leave Paris for
the United States December 10.
An active volcano has just been discovered fifty miles from Atlin City, Alaska.
Agricultural help is obtainable in Mexico at from 25c to 50c a day (silver), according to locality.
It is said that 70,000 soldiers will bo
needed to put down the rebellion in the
Last week's snow storm in Colorado
was the severest experienced in that state
for many yean.
In 1001 Detroit will celebrate thc 200th
anniversary of the founding of the city
by Pero Marquette.
Marshal Blanco, former Captain General
of Cuba, and suite sailed from Havana for
Spain last Wednesday.
Gen. Buterfield and Capt. Malum favor
a military system of government for
Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
Official notice of thc dissolution of the
"United States of Central America" has
been received at Washington.
The cruiser Chicago, reconstructed and
capable of much greater speed than when
she was takeii out of commission over two
years ago, was placed in commission at
the Brooklyn navy yard.
It Is understood that the United States
of Central America, consisting of Nicaragua, Salvador and Honduras, having
failed, another effort will be made to form
a republic, to include also Costa Rica and
The war department is maturing plans
for the muster out of as many volunteers
now in service as possible, as nearly all of
them want to go home.
Germany, it is said, is ready to buy the
Caroline islands from Spain, but does not
wish to prejudice her relations with either
the United States or England.
The ship Shenandoah, which was reported captured by the Spaniards during the
war, has arrived from Baltimore at San
Francisco, having heen out 131 days.
John Wallace, after a year's imprisonment at Sing Sing, N. Y., under a ten
years' sentence on a charge of robbery, of
which he was innocent, has been released.
All indications lead to the conclusion
that the steamer Portland foundered in
deep water at High Head, Mass., and that
she wns not driven ashore and beaten to
pieces, ns was at first supposed
Thc heavy snowfall in New York City
last week proved to be too much for the
Princeton is now officially
"Lnlior   Notea.
It is reported that the Chicago Federation of Labor has decided that in the
future politics may be discussed at the
Bakers of New York declare that on
and after July 4, 1899, they will work no
longer than ten hours a day or board
with employers.
Among the other measures to be recommended to congress by the Hawaiian
commission is a bill prohibiting the importation of contract labor.
Armour's packing houses in Chicago
are to be operated by electric instead of
steam power, and a great saving of labor
witli increased efficiency will result.
Over 3,000 textile operatives are on
strike against a reduction of wages at
Augusta, Ga. They have been working
for starvation wages and their condition
is pitiable.
Cigarmakers at Syracuse, N. Y., have
secured an injunction against a scab
manufacturer to prevent him from using
the union label, and a hot fight in the
co#t« is promised.
The' brewers' fight in Omaha has developed into a row between Federation
and non-attached unions, like the bricklayers and painters, with the former
divided against themselves. Cigarmakers of that city have declared in favor of
a universal label.
Massachusetts Bureau of Labor reports that in 1807 textile workers in that
state averaged less than $1.10 a day. In
each 84 operatives one gets $15 a week,
and five-eights get less than $7 per
week. And still the pluto bosses enforced a 10 per cent cut this year.
Inside of a year a new automatic typesetting machine will be on the market
that will sell for $2,000. It will run by
electricity and set whole words at a
single touch. A new web press will also
be on the market soon which will print
newspapers faster than they can be
countea aid ls much simpler in con
etruction tnan the presses now in use.
woman, she has a remarkably: straight   »orGrind .orks, In the Boundary district,
•Im," was tbe reply.-Agswers, aM *,oen oversubscribed in Montreal.
i        _j_L _     *-        *   .  , ,    i street cleaning department, which was to
ing powder which has been patented by ta„   unah|e * co^e wHn ,fc „       gtreetg
R Crowe, of Georgetown, Cola,.consists   we^ blockadcd for 8CVeral dav9f
of 50 per cent unbolted wheat flour, 2o      AfUr    ,itIgatlo|1 lttating fou:tM- ywn
per cent common salt finely ground, and  the _..„ di9^si      of . Sab„ Frnn(.hcJ0 M.
25 per cent pulverized bicarbonate of soda.  ute once _.orth mm has Just bw,- gug.
The eight Lake Superior producing cop-  ^j^j and liti-ation BIIspcndcd|   because
per mines in Hough on county, Mich., are  the egUte hag j^- exhaU8UK* *- pftying
the Calumet A Hecla,   Qumcy,   Osceola,',     , fecg
Tamarack, Wolverine, Centennial, Frank-'     nilz\ns, at
lin, and Atlantic; in these there arc 9206 ' d   ^ '
shareholders.   The aggregate market vol-1    The transport pe-nsv*Vftri*a has arrived
uo of these eight mines is about $8o,000,- Lj -,__,,_ froU) San j^-^
000; to date the total dividend disburse-      -^ -0VPrnlllPnl h(lfl plll,,hnsed al pr*
ments amount to $73,782,000;    with the  vate Je the Ix)okout   |       t   _t ^
present rate of distribution about $5,500,-  nrxn„„
The Spanish transport Forgas has sailed
from Havana for Spain with 1,500 troops.
The transport Berlin, with the First
Kentucky regiment, has arrived at Newport News.
There was held a meeting of traffic officials of Western roads at Chicago Tuesday to restore freight rates.
The fire in the works of the Standard
Oil Company -t Los Angeles, Cal., has
burned itself out       Tho loss is $250,000.
The Daughters of thc American Revolution of Virginia have $41,000 towards
the building proposed for Washington,
D. C.
The next regiment to start for Manila
will embark at New York about New
Year's and will go through the Suez canal.
Henry Mortimer Piatt, who established
the first gold and silver refinery in the
United States, is dead at his home in New
York City.
The shortage in the wine crop of 1898
lUid the fairly good demand during the
past year has resulted in advancing prices
in California.
Thc Spanish steamer Buenos Ayres,
from Manila, has arrived at Barcelona.
Sixty deaths among the troops occurred
during the trip.
.Another body was taken from the ruins
of the Baldwin Hotel fire in San Francisco. There was nothing to identify thc
Dr. J. J. Walter, pastor of thc Century
Methodist Church, of Portland, Or., has
been appointed missionary in charge of all
the Methodist work in Alaska.
The Russian minister, De Gicrs, has presented his credentials to thc Chinese emperor at Peking. He refused to present
them to the downgcr empress.
Private J. C. Moore, of the Fifth Maine
artillery, was fined $500 by a Savannah
judge for embracing the wife of a prominent county official of that city.
The directors of the Chicago board of
trade are urging the president to call a
special session for the enactment of legis-
Intion for the permanent adoption of the
gold standard.
W. P. Lynn, a brother-in-law of President Iglesias, of Costa Rico, is under arrest in New York, charged with failing
to account for the profits on the Costa
Rican railroad scheme.
A coroner's jury at Detroit has returned a verdict declaring the architects John
Scott 4 Co., responsible for the collapse
of a theatre in that city November 5th.
Cnsttims Officer at Cienf-egoi.
New York, Dec. 12—Major J. W. Kron
kite of Wie New York custom house ha?
been designated by Secretary Gage to acl
as chief customs officer at Cienfuegos.
London, Dec. 12. — The death is an
nounced of William Block, tbe novelist.
^^^A^sas^wV^it^ *mtx*w4rmat:^mtrt^ <***» m»e*'em &******,
G. ALEXANDER, Gen. Manager.
Kaslo, B. C, Oct. 1, 1807.
Hereward Hoyte, the actor, whoso nnmc
off the stage was McDonald, is dead.   He
expired of pulmonary congestion at his
honw in San Francisco, at the age of 35
Former Chief of Police John McCul.
lough, of New York, leaves for Havana to
advise Gen. Greene In regard to the establishment of a police force in the Cuban
Several mysterious fires and an attempt
to poison the water used by railroad section men have caused much excitement in
tlie little town of Delman, twenty miles
north of San Diego, Cal.
John C. Chase, the mayor elect of Haverhill, Mass., is the first socialist to hold a
similar position in the United States, Ho
announces that he will carry out the principles of tlie party platform.
Willnrd A. Smith, of Chicago, has been
named for the position of director of the
department of transportation and civil
engineering of the United States commission to the Paris exposition, by Commissioner General Peck.
President McKinley is in favor of opening negotiations with Great Britain for
the pur-ioso of modifying the (Dayton-
Hulwer treaty so as to permit the construction of the Nicaragua canal by the
United States.
Mi'iiriiutni   l 11 mil   DIhimisni-iI.
San Francisco, Doc. 13.—Francis I.
Stuart and Tliatldcu.s Merriman, who bars
had charge of one of the surveying par-
tics of the Nicaraguan Canal oonimission
since Dec. 1, 1807, have arrived hen ou-
route to Washington.
Mr. Stuart says: "Personally, I am a
strong advocate of the Lake Nicaragua
and Sun Juan river route. There is another scheme on foot to follow the Sun
Juan river from Lake Nicaragua east for
50 miles to Ctchuoha rapids and then cut
a ditch 102 miles long to Greytoivn. The
latter is an ambitious scheme and while
it would be a go.id route 1 prefer the lake
mid river line.
"The people of Nicaragua want the
United .States to construct the canal. I
found tiiciH particularly friendly about
the matter."
Fatally Injured.
San Francisco, Dee. 13.—W. F. Falken-
burg, son of tbe late Buron Faikenburg
who for 20 years was Swedish and Norwegian consul to QucIk-c, w as severely ami
perhaps fatally injured while assisting
some laborers to move a safe. He waa at
one time superintendent of the San Diego
Water Works Company, and for some
time was in the employ of the late Senator Fair.
Tn-f.tjr Round IJrair.
Toronto, Ont., Dec. 12.—Owen Ziegler
of Philadelphia and Mattie Matthews of
New York sparred a tame 20 round draw
before the Queen City Athletic club, Saturday night.
Kaslo k Slocan
Time card No. 2, taking effect at  l
o'clock a. m., September 1, 1898, Pacifis
or 120th meridian time.—First class passenger trains:
Lv. Daily. Arr. Daily.
8:30a. m Kaslo 3:30p.m.
8:55 a. m South Fork ....3:05p.m.
0:45 a.m Sproules  2:10p.m.
10:00am   Whitewater 2:00p.m.
10:08 a. m Bear Lake 1:60 p. m.
10:20a. in  McGuigan 1:38 p.m.
10:34 a. m... ..Payne Tram 1:23 p. m.
10:35 a. m Cody Junction 1:22 p. m.
10:45 a. m,  Sandon 1:15 p.m.
Arr. Daily. Lv. Daily.
Mixed Trains.
Lv. Daily. An*. Daily.
ll:00a.m Sandon 11:60a.m.
11:10 a. m...Cody Junction.. .11:50a m.
11:25a. m Cody 11:35a.m.
Arr. Daily. Lv. Daily.
G. F. 4 P. Agt Superintendent
Navigation and Trading
Steamers "International" and  "Alberta"
on Kootenay Lake and River.
FiveMile Point connection with all
passenger trains of N. k F. S. R. R. to
and from N< rthport, Rossland and Spokane. Tickets and baggago checked to all
United States points.
Leavo Kaslo for Nelson antl way points,
daily, except Sunday, 5:45 a. m. Arrive
Northport 12:15 p. ra.; Rossland, 3:40 p.
m.; SjtHkane, 6 p. m.
Ijeave Nelson for Kaslo and way points
daily, except Sunday, 4:35 p. m.   Leave
Spokane, 8 a. m.; Rossland, 10:30 a. m.|
Northport, 1:50 p. m.
Leave Nelson for Kaslo, etc., Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
at 8:30 a. in.; arrive Kaslo, 12:30 p. m.
Ijeave Kaslo for Nelson, etc., Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
4 p. m.| arrive Nelson, 8 p. m.
Ijeave Kaslo Saturday 4 p. m.; arrive
Boundary midnight; arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday 10:30 a. m.
Leave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1 p. m.i
strive Boundary Sunday 6 p. m.; arrive
Kaslo Sun-ay 10 a. m.
Close connection at Bonner's Ferry with
trains easthound, leaving Spokane 7:40
a. m., and westbound arriving Spokane
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Iii the Central jail of Rangoon the British officials have introduced a method of
making the convicts work which is a very
effective mode of punishment. It is a
tread mill on a large scale. Big wooden
cylinders aliout seven feet in diameter
are provided with keen edged plank steps
all around, Above the eyhitlers at a convenient height there is a heavy iron pole,
stretching across the entire room, upon
which the chains of the convicts working
in the treadmill are fattened. When
they are all in their placet tlio bolt holding the cylinders in one position is removed and convicts must tread witliuut a stop
for two hours and a half, if one of tlicin
stops treading he slips down as far nc
the chain permits, but tlie plunk steps
beat against Ids shinboncs so vigorously
that the skin is bruised and scraped.
This is exceedingly painful, and the
convict hurriedly catches up the next step
and trise to tread along with the others.
This barbarous punishment is a necessity
however, for the natives are extremely
fanatical, and death has no terrors for
them. Imprisonment would Defor them a
favorite method of living a life of seclusion
and meditation, with no care for food or
lodging, were it not for the compulsory
work. The large shed containing the six
tread-mill cylinders is situated next to
shops where the power is used in woodworking machinery. About 70 convicts are
at work there at one time.
Mnki» the Spot Vanish.
A slight rap may cause a bruise, or a
slight hiow a black one, sore and tender.
But it is easy to cure a bruise by the use
of St. Jacobs Oil, and make the spot vanish and the soreness heal.
Nearly everybody smokes in Manila.
It is a common sight, after sundown, to
see a father out for a stroll with his wife
and children, and everyone of them over
Uie age of ."> years smoking a cigarette.
German soldiers each carry a four
ounce religious book with the rest of
their personal equipment
> "A Perfect Type of the Highest Order of
Excellence in Manufacture."
Absolutely Pure,
...Costs Less THan QUE CERT a Cop..
B» surt thst you get the O«nuloe Artlds,
made st DORCHE-TER, MASS. by
Establish--) 1780.
General Urooke Will Be the Military
Governor  of Culm-He Will Recommend General* Lee, Carpenter,
Snyder and Wood  for Governors
of Province*.
Chicago, Dec. 10.—A special from
VVashington says:
General John R. Brooke will be made
the military governor of Cuba and he is
now on his way here to consult the president in regard to Uie policy to be pursued.
General Urooke wrote a letter to a
friend here in which he said he favored
(Ieneral Pitlhugh I^ee for governor for
the province'of Havana; General Carpenter, as governor for the province of Pinur
del ltio; General Snyder, as governor of
the province oi Puerto IMncipo nudGen*
eral Wood for the province of Santiago.
General Brooke is expected to arrive
here today and it is believed his recommendations in regard lo the governors
of tlie different provinces will be endorsed by the president
lie Is litr Outdone by Miiiij- Million*
nlrea of the I'reaent.
Wo are giving J,
25 per cent.
On all...
Men and
Everybody should avail
themselves of this
Haa what 8li percent.
r.ilin 1 im" means.
Men's Overcoats $8.00, now $6.00 1 j
Men's Overcoats $10.00, now $7.50 J (
Men's Overcoats $l.'.00, now $9.00 J,
Men's Overcoats $15.00, now $12.25 (j
MAIL OIUiEItH promptly and CMS*
Jolly attended to. Stale size mid priio
ln ordering,
I Chicago
The increase of wealth has been prodigious since the time of our civil war, especially in America. When I was a boy
ony one who had $100,000 to his name was
considered fairly rich, but at present people think little of a trifle like that Even
in Europe, w here fortunes are gained much
less rapidly than with us, a property
must now be many times larger than in
the first half of the century before it begins to dazzle society. 1 suppose some of
you have read "Monte Cristo," and you
know that few things were too extravagant for the imagination of Alexander
Dumas. He meant that his romantic hero
should lead the whole world in magnificence, and probably thought of giving him
the biggest bank account ever heard of
But Monte Cristo was worth only a fraction of what several real men now living
can show. This was not the sort of mistake you would have expected from Dumas. It would have cost him only a
stroke of thc pen to multiply tlie hoard
in the Mediterranean island a hundred
times; but, although his novel was written when he was 40 years old, he could
not foresee that his fiction would be utterly distanced by solid facts before he died.
D. A. Ponry, of Choteau, has returned
from a hunt in the mountains. He bagged a 500-pound elk.
R. Kennedy is in Billings from the Musselshell with 107 coyote skins. He has
been presented with a state bounty certificate for $321 for his good work.
Pensions were recently issued to John
W. Edens of the Bozeman valley, a veteran of the -lexical] war; also to Mrs.
Marquis E. Knowles, a widow.
The report of the secretary of the interior shows that Montana hns 71,007,010
acres of public land still unappropriated
and unreserved. Of this land only 10,-
032,837 acres has thus far been surveyed.
Emmet French, a lumberman employed
at Hammond's camp on upper Big Black-
foot, near Missoula, was killed while
loading logs, one of the timbers slipping
and striking him on the head, killing him
F. W. Met tier has returned to Fort Benton from a,hunting trip in Valley county, in which he met with gratifying sue-
ress. His party spent about a week along
the Missouri river in the vicinity of Fort
Peek, and bagged 23 deer during the outing.
Ed Cameron, of Livingston, hns filed
his official bond as public administrator-
elect with County Clerk Smith. His bond
is for $8000, with the following sureties:
Worthy McKee, Moses Morrison, J. S.
Thompson, J. W. Hefferlin, J. C. Vilas
and William Hruza.
The sheep men near TVupuyer are very
much eneournged over the prospects for
this winter. The range is in good condition, tlie sheep nre fat, the weather is all
thnt could he desired and everyone has
rat-dent hay to carry them through a
comparatively hard winter.
Bt Hev. John B. Hriinih'l, bishop of Helena, delivered a memorial ovation in St.
Patrick- ohurch at Butte Sundny in honor of the soldiers nnd sailors who fell in
battle during the late war with Spain. At
11 o'clock high mnss wns celebrated by
Father De Sierc, assisted by Fathers Cal-
lnlinn nnd Baere.
Taxes have been paid up at Kalispell
this year much more generally than usual
so long ahead of the day when the pen-
nltv attaches. By the evening of November 30 nearly $08,000 had heen paid in,
as against $1)000 at the same date last
vear, and the number of receipts issued
is about 200 greater.
The annual report of the commissioner
of interim! revenue shows that during the
Inst yenr $257,000 wns collected in the district of Montana, which embraces Montana Utah nnd Idaho. Three certificates
of residence were issued to Chinamen during thc year.	
Spaniards Ask Protection.
Hnvnnn, Dec. O.-A Ft'tion P»n>o**t!ng
to represent the sentiments of 500 Spaniards remaining in Cuba, Which IllttM;
ed to the queen regent, is published In
the loci papers here, asserting that the
entry of the United States has been attended in Puerto Bico by acts of violence
wliith may be repeated in Cuba. Ihe petitioners ask that'the Spanish government "demand with firmness a solid and
ZUbltgntW^fr"   *JJ5f
st, ..s, or make an alliance with some   u-
-•MT to insure our protection."
ygywpy BflPff wmw m[%vmem*'*Amm\m, te m*p< <**
"JJJ ;vUi b* tattled at Timbuctoo.     two or three days."
lie nuns
Wheat   Unofatlona,   Wool   Figures,
aad th* Friee of Produce.
Following are the local quotation-
Wholesale prices are given unless otherwise quoted:
Wheat at the warehouse—Country
points: Club, bulk 4-lc. sacked 45c; blue-
stem, bulk 47c, sacked 48c. AUSpokane:
Club, bulk 40c, sacked 47c; bluestem,
bulk 49c, sacked 60c.
Oats—At Spokane f. 0. b., $1.10 cer
Barley—Country points f. 0. b., 85c per
Rye—Country points f. 0. b., 72c per
cwt; Spokane, 76o per cwt
Feed—Bran and shorts, $12 per ton;
shorts, $13; bran, $10; rolled barley, $20;
chicken feed, $15@20.
Corn—Whole, $1.10 per owt; cracked,
Produce—Fancy creamery butter, 40
and 00-lb tubs, 28c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-
lb tubs, 20c per lb; prints, 25c per lb;
country butter, in rolls, 17c per ib; cooking butter, 10c lb; eastern creamery
prints, 25c; cheese, twin, full cream, 13'e
lb; cheese, twin, skim milk, 9J@10c lb;
ranch eggs, $0.25(«0.50: selected eggs,
$0.75; honey, white comb, 13c per b;
fancy, 14c per lb.
Flour, per hbl—Cold Drop, $3.75; Big
Loaf, $4.15; Banner, $3.50; Plansifter, $4;
Superb, $3.75; Spokane, $3.50; Swan Patent, $4.15; Snow Hake, $3.75; White Lily,
$3.50; whole wheat, $3.50; rye, $3.50;
graham, $3.50. Per bale—Whole wheat,
$1.85; rye, $1.85.
Poultry—Chickens, live weight 9@10c
lb, dressed 10@llc; spring broilers, $3@
3.50; turkeys, live 9@10c, dressed 11@
12Je; spring ducks.dressed ll@12c; geese,
Uve 10@llc, dressed 12@12-C
Meats—Beef cows, live $2.50@2.75,
dressed $5@5.50 cwt; steers, live $2.75(a)
3, dressed $5.50@0; bogs, Uve $4.50@4.75,
drented $0@0.50; mutton, live 4(ri'4Jc,
drcrsed 7J@8c; dressed veal, 7@8c; lamb,
12Jo wholesale.
The following prices are paid in Spokane to farmers and other producers:
Hay—Timothy, $9 ton; wheat hay,
$7@8; alfalfa, $10.
Eggs—Ranch, $«.25@6.50.
Vegetables—Potatoes, 85@90c per cwt:
cabbage, $1.50@1.75 per cwt; turnips, $1
per ewt; onions, 75@90c per cwt; beans,
lj@ljc per lb; carrots, $1 per cwt; beets,
$1.25 per cwt
Portland, Dec. 12.—Wheat: Weak;
Walla Walla, 58@59c; valley, 60@61c;
bluestem, 02c.
Tacoma, Doc. 12.—Wheat: Club, 58c;
bluestem, 01J@62c.
San Francisco, Dee, 12.—Bar silver,
Mexican dollars, 47Jc
Lead, $3.50.
Trade Notea.
The Merchants' Association of New
York at a meeting determined to begin a
crusade to compel the express companies
to pay the war stamp tax.
The state department is informed that
the exports from Germany to the United
States during the quarter ending Septem-
br 30 amounted to $19,789,007, an increase
of $5,110,003 over the previous year.
During the year ended June 30, 1808,
Missouri produced 2,838,152 tons of coal,
an increase over the preceding year of
17 per cent. During the same time it produced 139,008 tons of sine and 73,087 tons
of lead.
Mr. Cotter estimates the hop crop of
1808, which is being marketed- through
Puyallup dealers, at 4,000 bales. At the
present prices this represents about $125,-
000. The fruit crop of 1898, including
that which is consumed by growers, measured by selling prices, will aggregate $30,-
000, antl will exceed rather than fall below that figure.
The monthly comparative statement
of government receipts and expenditures
shows that during the month of November receipts aggregated $38,900,915, as
compared with $43,303,005 for November
last year. In that*month, however, is included about $18,000,000 received on account of the Pacific railroad settlement.
Independent of these payments, receipts
exceeded those for November, 1897, by
about $13,500,000. Receipts from customs last month were $15,335,200, an increase of about $5,500,000; from internal
revenue sources, $21,330,743, an increase
of nearly $8,000,000. Disbursements during the last month amounted to $49,0*00,-
080, an increase on account of the war of
nearly $11,000,000. Since July receipts
have aggregated $204,557,083, as compared
with $148,113,875 for 1897.
According to the Bidletin of the National Association    of    Wool    Growers,
Will Reals-. Hia Commission aa Colonel of the Third Nebr-akn.
Savannah, Ga., Dee. 12.—Colonel W. J.
Eryan, colonel of the Third Nebraska regiment, has either forwarded his resignation
to Washington or is about to do so. Of
this there seems to be no doubt. Today he
called ou General Lee, commander of the
Seventh corps, of which Colonel Bryan's
regiment is a part, and is understood to
bave announced his intention of quitting
the service. General Lee is to sail for
Cuba on the transport Panama tomorrow,
and Colonel Bryan is believed to have
hastened his decision in order that he may
acquaint his corps commander with his
intention prior to Lee's departure for the
island. Neither of the commanding generals would discuss the matter and referred to Colonel Bryan as the proper
source to get any news.
Colonel Bryan would neither deny nor
confirm the rumor, but stated that when
the time came 'he would prepare a written statement and give it to the press.
so that there would be no possibility of
anv misstatement as to his intention.
The Famous Cuban Patriot, Who Haa
Fought Fo» the Cause of Cubans for
the Last Thirty Years,has Passed Away
—The Funeral Arrangements.
A Roailaa Flood.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 10.—The river Neva suddenly rose nine feet Thursday
night, inundating the lower quarters of
the city. Great loss of life has been reported.   The flood is now subsiding.
DRAFNES- CAN NOT 1112 CI 11100
By local applications, as they can not reach
the diseased portion of the ear. There is only
one way to cure deafness, and thut Ib by constitutional remedies. Deafness Is caused by an
Inflamed condition of the mucous lining of ths
Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or Imperfect
bearing, and when lt ls entirely closed deafness ls the result, and unless the Inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored
to IU normal condition, bearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten ars
caused by catarrh, which ls nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for any
case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send foi
circulars,  free.
P. J. CHENEY Ss. CO.. Toledo. O.
Bold by DrugglBts, 76c.
Hall's Family Fills ara the best
There are two great walls in China.
One, which is 40 feet thick and 50 feet
high, surrounds Pekin. It is 1G miles in
circumference. The other—the great wall
of China— is nearly 1300 miles long, and
was built 2115 years ago.
A powder to be shaken into the shoes.
At this season your feet feel swollen, nervous and uncomfortable. If you have
smarting feet or tight shoes, try Allen's
Foot-Ease. It rests and comforts; makes
walking easy. Cures swollen and sweating
feet, blisters and callous spots. Relieves
corns and bunions of all pain and is a certain cure for Chilblains, Sweating, damp
or frosted feet. We have over thirty thousand testimonials Trv it today. Sold bv
all druggists and shoe stores for 25c. Trial
package FREE. Address, Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y.
Washington, Dec. 13.—General Calixto
Garcia, the distinguished Cuban warrior
and leader, and the head of the commission elected by the Cuban assembly to
visit this country, died Sunday morning
shortly after 10 o'clock at the Hotel Raleigh, where the commission has its headquarters. The sudden change from the
warm climate of Cuba, with the hardships
lie hail there endured, to the wintry
weather of New York, was responsible for
the pneumonia which resulted in his demise. He contracted a slight cold in New
York which did not assume an alarming
stage until the early part of last week.
On Tuesday night General Garcia, in company with the other members of the commission, attended a dinner given in his
honor by General Miles, and it was ex-
jiosiire there that caused the disease
which culminated in his death.
The Funeral.
Washington, Dec. 13.—The funeral of
General Garcia will be held Wednesday
at St. Patrick's church, this city. 'Die
body will be placed in a metallic casket
nnd deposited in a vault at Arlington
pending removal to Cuba.
The Dolphin will be designated by the
navy department us the vessel to carry
the remains to Cuba. She is now lying
at the Washington navy yards.
Hi-mi of thc Army- Before the House
Military Committee.
A good deal of excitement has been
caused among English milk sellers by the
news that a large syndicate has been
formed in London for the importation of
French milk on a large scale.
Will  Oet Down to II.
It is certainly true that as deeply embedded as the sciatic nerve is Bt Jacobs
OU will get down to it and cure it. It is
a proof of how penetrating and efficacious
arc its wonderful curative powers.
The greatest bay on the face of the
earth is that of Bengal. Measured in a
straight line from the two inlosrng peninsulas, its extent is about 420,000 square
To Care a Cold In One  Hay
Take  Laxative  Bromo  Quinine Tablets.      Al
druggists refund money If It falls to cure. Hs
An enterprising firm of cycle manufacturers in Paris are perfecting what they
term a gas-bicycle.
When coming to 8an Francisco go ti
Brooklyn Hotel, 208-212 Bush St. Amer
lean or European plan. Room and board
$1.00 to 11.M per day; rooms 60 cents tc
$1.00 per day; single meals 26 centa. F'-**
coach.   Chas. Montgomery.
Washington, Dec. 13.—General Miles
appeared yesterday before Uie house committee on military affairs for a hearing
relative to the proposed reorganization
and increase of the army.
Two bills for this purpose are pending,
one drawn by Miles and introduced in
the senate as tlie Hawley bill, and another introduced in the house by Chairman
Hull of the military committee.
lt is necessary now to consider both our
military requirements at home, those in
the new colonial possessions and also
those raised by the increasing demands
for our seacoast fortifications, says Miles.
When the entire increase in coast defense*
is completed 305 batteries would be required. These considerations, said Miles,
had led him to recommend a standard of
one soldier for one thousand of the population at home, with native troops on tiie
basis of two native soldiers for every 1000
of the population.
Feel the Inflnenoe.
Cold and heat alike aggravate neuralgia, because the nerve* feel thr cold aad
heat sensitively; but nerves are sensitive
to treatment and feel the influence of St.
Jacobs Oil, which cures th* ailment
Onr Government Not a Party to Any
Scheme of Germany's.
Washington, Dec. 13.--The United
States government is not aware that any
arrangement has been made for transfer
of tlu.* title of the Sanioan islands to Germany, and being one of the parties to the
tripartite agreement under which Samoa
is now governed, it is not conceivable that
any change in the status of the islands
can bc made without the knowledge of
this government.
The publication intimating Germany
hat acquired sole rights in the Samoan
group is recognized as a diplomatic feeler.
The importance of the islands as a port of
Hill for American shipping promising to
become very great in the event of the
0]>eniiig of an isthmian canal, the government of the United States will not
consent to relinquish any of its rights.
The German ambassador, Von Holle-
ben, called at the shite department today
and had an interview with Mr. Hay,
Berlin is one of the most cosmopolitan
of European cities. Only 37 per cent of
its inhabitants arc Germans by birth.
No household ls complete without s
bottle of tbe famous Jesse Moore Whiskey. It Is a pure and wholesome stlmu
lent recommended by all physicians
Don't neglect this necessity.
Tlie p ihUo d.ut of France is the largest
in th<** 1' orld, and amounts to about
1,0T 1,000,000 pounds sterling.
flTI r"er-__ne«tly Cured.   No fltsor nervoosnet
iii   after 11 mt day's use or In. Kline's tins.
Send for FKKB  • ».QO  trls'
.UNK, Ud., iKs
w lmse annual report for the United States
was recently completed, Oregon is given! N(..-\* ttteAotet,
tho largest yield of any state, 21,201,87*? ^ wr^^'U-iei?m_.ft.U* *"
lbs of washed and unwashed wool. Next
to the state of Washington Oregon shows
tho largest percentage of shrinkage in
scouring, or 71 per cent. Montana follows, with 20,035,106 lbs and 62 per cent
shrinkage; California, 16,032,003 lbs and
60 per cent shrinkage; Texas, 16,380,442
lbs and 70 per cent; Wyoming, 13,020,704
lbs; New Mexico, 12,338,420; Ohio, 12,-
114,053 lbs; Colorado, 0,058,809; and
Michigan, 8,850,122 lbs. The amount of
pulled wool is estimated at 22,116,371 lbs,
ma king a total of 266,720,684 lbs washed
or unwashed, or 111,661,581 lbs of scoured wool. The aggregate clip of the six
New England states is about 1,745,025 lbs
of scoured wool, of which Massachusetts
furnishes 128,860 lbs.
Spain Refnses a Coaling  Station  in
the Caroline Islanda, aa  Well  aa
Paris, Dec. 0.—The treaty is finished
The Spaniards have dcolined to grant most
of thc requests of the United States which
wero unsettled at the beginning of the session. They refused a coaling station in
the Carolines. Judge Day said yesterday:
"Wc have settled all points on whieh wc
can aryoc.   It only reinoins to
Tlie largest building is the Coliseum at
Rome, 015 feet in greatest diameter and
120 feet high.
Plso's Cure for Consumption Is the only
cough medicine used in my house,—D. C.
Albright,  Mlfflnburg,  Pa.. Dec 11,  *95.
The government of India has decided
to join the scheme of imperial penny postage.
Try Bo-mini's Best Tea and linking  Powdsr
A letter travels from Khartoum to London in 17 days.
money-back tea and
baking powder at
California   Theory   They   Will    Not
Illte When There la a Drought.
Seldom has it happened that a rattlesnake bite lias been sufficient to destroy
the reputation of a weather prophet. Rattlesnake Jack Mogan is known from one
end of Mojave desert to the other. An
eccentric sort of man, he likes to visit
the haunts of snakes, and often pitches
camp for the night in places which gila
monsters and rattlers have long pre-empted. Just before the recent election he
rounded himself up in Merced and began
talking of his adventures. It takes two
drinks to get Mogan's eloquence started.
The number of drinks that will bring him
to a full stop has never been ascertained,
although the health and fortunes of ths
entire San Joaquin valley would willingly
be gambled away to find out.
"'There is going to be a dry winter,"
he began. "There won't be enough rain
this season to give the wheat any sort of
a start; 'twill be worse nor it was last
year, which was a proper corker. How
do I knowt Why, 1 found that out by
the rattlesnakes. They know, you bet
When there is a dry winter coming the
rattlers, leastwise in Oalifomy, cannot -bo
coaxed to bite. I've w itched *em 25 years
now, and I know what I am talking
about. The snakes will not bite, and that
means we will have a winter as dry as
a bone."
None of his circle of listeners betrayed
any desire either to teat the accuracy of
his observations in natural history or to
question hia meteorological deductions
from the facts observed. He occupied an
impregnable position, and for a variety of
reasons, for some time; and the matter
was considered of sufficient interest to
cause the publication in San ooaquin valley papers of the statement tbat snakes
will not bite tuis year, and also the interpretation put upon the sign hy the snake
Since then tbe barometer and the local
weather forecasts have been watched with
a degree of attention calculated to awaken
tne approval of the United States weather
bureau. No one has been bitten by a
snake in thc valley since the prediction
wns first made, and this has brought into
contempt the doubters who have regularly
been saturating their systems with alcohol
in the fear that they might be bitten and
be taken unawares.
John Grady,- an employe of the Baldwin hotel afajlSan Francisco, has died from
heart failure, the result of fright during
the recent (Ire.
Mrs. Hofl-nan Describes How Sh»
Wrote to Mrs-   Pinkham for
Advice, and Ia Now WelL
Presidential Appointments.
Washington, Dec. 13.—The president
today sent the following nominations to
the senate: War—ltcgular army, cavalry armi Captains to be majors, Charles
A. P. Hatfield, J. II. Kerr, J. H. Dorst
George S. Anderson* first lieutenants to
be captains, Ijeslie W. Cornish, T. B. Rivers John A. Lockwood, Henry T. Allen.
Also a number of second lieutenants to be
Bill lieutenants of infantry and several
appointments from eastern states to the
medical department.
I-ilior Convention.
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 12.—The thirteenth annual convention of the Americas
Federation of Ijni-or met this morning,
About 150 delegates from all parts of the
country were present, also William
Thorne and William Jnskip of London,
representing the British trades union congress.
Delegate Inskip's mission is to present
plans for a closer alliance between the
I'nited States and the mother country
ulong industrial as well as political lines.
Counterfeiters nt Work.
Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 13.—A smooth
gang of counterfeiters are at work in the
Mississippi valley. The counterfeit is of
the standard silver dollar and all which
have so far been discovered bear the date
of 181)0. It is believed something like
200,000 of tihein have gained circulation.
iinliilliiK Trades Council.
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 13.—The second annual convention of the National
Building Trades Council began in this
city this morning. All parts of the country arc represented. The convention will
bc in session about four days.
> engross h.id      1LT Af* m who i
Admiral  Schley  Is III.
New York, Dec. 13.—Admiral Scheley.
who is living with his family at the Ho-
mmmmmjemmwmmPlk »'tfmt *n
attack of la grippe.
Dkar Mns PiN-HAM* —Before using
your Vegetable Compound 1 was a
great sufferer I have been sick for
mouths was troubled with severe pain
is both sides of abdomen, sore feeling
In lower part ot bowels, also suffered
with dizziness,
headache, and
cou.tlnot 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 medlotne
enough for what lt bas done for me.
Many thanks to you for your advice.
Lydia B. Pinkham'8 Vegetable Compound bas cured me, snd I will recommend lt to my friends.—Mrs. Fl.ORENCB
R DorrMAN, 512 Roland St.. Canton. O.
Tre condition described by Mrs Hoffman will appeal to niany women, yet
lota of sick women struggle on with
their daily tasks disregarding ths
urgent warnings until overtaken by
actual collapse.
The present Mrs Plnkham's experience In treating female ills is unparalleled, for years she worked side by side
with Mrs Lydia B. Pinkham. snd for
sometimes past has had sole charge
of the correspondence department of
ber great business, treating by letter
as many as a hundred thousand ailing
women during a single year.
list) Hit; « for unnatarft!
diiictiftrRpR, inflammation*.
irritation,   or ulc.rationa
of mucous   merobraoM.
_ > MDiMtoa.      t-'iiiil-'HH, and not Mtria-
Ith.Emns Or«icuCo. Bent or Poti-onoui.
Mold by ItrnpcUU,
"or sent in plain wrapper,
by  t'xprtwB,   prepaid,   for
jl.no, or 3 hottlea, t2.7».
Circular wilt ou request*
Moore's Ke-rsaled Knmmiy wllhlolt. Three.
doses will make you leel better. Get lt irom
jour druggist or aay wholesale drug bouse, or
Irom Stewart Ss Holmes Drug Co.. 8e»ltl«.
If. SI. li. No. 51, >-_.
...-.   .-  -- i _^aHKJ__l,-a-_t .'*B. ___«__.<
:. _a-___a:.,m W^^aMw^:,m^mmiimWemmm .ifr-.rs.ftA.ai^^ .UttWi.^ ,1
Tlie Wm. HMLtiter Oo;, Ivtd,
j tho object  of' tho convention bo tho
... ! discussion of our present mining laws
\ Burs ri;vc'ik maiik O^*^-^-^^© I ,u»d    needed ' nmendments    thereto.
is .his siiuAUB Miui-fl r \\'^'WY    have  bean  held  in    various
mi 13, •*•■»
-*-G_b>ivt®  i^or I
THAT    VOL*K    iVBtsCfuT"  3
HON'   IS DVB   AM)   THAT   * R_^__&
ciiii'r-Fon y<5u.
Three  Forks,    Alamo  Coiieentrator,
Brooklyn   and
*__,ir<V-B>FS_XO-?«j:      - _,      B, e
*^,VV*-/^A^<>t*>^^^*V^AA-^»VVSrV*v\^A^»> »V^^VV\^'VVV->A«^Vi^**A»'.
NOTICE:— "Alexandra" and "Delly"
Mineral Olaiols; situate in theBlocan
City Mining Division ol  West Kootenay   District,    Where located:—Ai
the "head ol Mineral Creek, a branch of
tho second north fork of Lemon.
Tiike notice that I, J. M. McGregor, acting asaeent for   D.  K. McDonald, Free
Miners   Ceilificnte  No.   8929a    intend
sixty dnys from the date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recoi tier for a Certitieale
of Imoioveinenis. for the purpose of ob-
tainina a Crown Grant of Ihe above claim.
And further take   notice that action
under Bectlon 37,   must be commenced
before the issuance of such   Certificate oi
D.ited thia 5th day of October,  1898.
J. M. McGkkgo'i.
NOTICE:—"Sul.o"   Mineral    Claim,
situate in the blocan Mining Division of
West Kootenay L>i:-»t!i.-r.    Whcie
ted :-Iu the Best Eusin on McGuigan
Take notice Ihat I, M. It. \V. Ralh-
horne, Free Miner's* Certificate No
38371a, ior myself, and as a^ent for J. C.
Ryan. Free Miner's Certificate No. 4774,
nnd Henry Eummelen.F. M. C. Nol6.Hi
: intend sixty duys from tlta, da'o hereof,
■ to apply to the Miuing Recorder for r
Certificate ol Impiovtmunt,*, for the ]ini--
l>cse of obtaining a Cn'rtii'vJriint of ihe
above claim.
And further take notice thn. fiction under section 37, must be coiii-iieiM'Ml before the issuance of such Certificate of
-   Dated this fifth dav of October, 1898.
M. R. W   EUt-iboii.vk.
And further take notice ilml ftO.fion,
under .section 87, must bo icnimenced
before the issuance of such (.i l'tificates
of Improvements.
Dated this Sflth dsj; nf Qcto' er. ISM.
UERTI FIG" ATE Wfl-lfttoVMlWl'-
Notice :—"Cm.*," Mineral Claim, "sit-
liato in the Slocan'Mining Division  of
^Wcst Kootenay Disiiict.  Wherelocat-
ed:—On the Galena Farm, south of I ho
"Stevensoii"  'liner-tl Claim,
Take notice tliat I. Franc** J. O'RelUy
f Silverton, D.C.. bs agent for F, < >, Berg
Free Mioei's Certificate No. 5715, intcnH
I sixiy doya from the dale hen t'. lo n|ijdy
I to ihe Mining HecdrdoT for a Certirlcute
of Improvements, fo? the pu'poeo of oh
taining n  Grown Grant   of t!:e above
And further tflkfejiotiee Hint action,
under tection 87, must be i*omtn*»nepil
before theisf-unrce of such Certificate
Ol ! .iiH'ive.'i'i-iil.s',
Doled ll i: 7,1: day of November, IBM
F-A3CXS J. 0'i!i:n.l.v.
19| n !*;>8
■\ll night long in my rnirret room
1 tremble with cold nnd fear,
For in the dingy hall   Outside
A soft footfall I ln'iir;
riie black, (-'rim wolf of poverty,
H'l'h i' ngs so sharp and while,
Has mnde hi* mir heiioaih my stair
Aud haunts mo day and night.
When tiie candle burns kiw he comes
Aud beeps my noni awake;
I bear him gnaw at my bin ten door,
And iis frail hinges'shake.        «
1 wolcc with dread in my poor bed,
Bi'in o he uj.-i-v win at last.
And (diit bis hunger ODoa f*>r all—
Thn wolf that gnaws so fast,
And when Ihe flown comes creeping id,
The while t" Work I go,
He foliOWB me ii Step behind ;
1 i-.innot shun hiiii ao,
V* «*• then I bear tho ti in pier nenr:
"fho wolf i.s on your track;
• l.iv I protect yon from his fangs?"
1 (ly and ioi/k not buck.
\iid when*' I earn my ■ Ittance sonall
'\g-tin i hf ar a vi ice:
•'i'.'ii! wolf is crouchini" at your fide;
Is |i« y.,:ir friend from ohniee?"
tiivu't <i'"i! is labor then h hue
That fiRiirif! tiKiv s/nare their prey?
And round 1 turn and thank the wo'i
I'luii k«*spa such bounds at Imj .
But, oh .' the hunger and ihe c.ild,
And, oh ! 1 ul lite Is dear,*
For nil the thorns that pierce the morns
And mnke the evenings drear.
[ pray for strength Urdrlva the wolf
i >i ni nnd riieftth iiiv stair;
but should lie sta'y. Almighty Gud,
• •
C» *
i i '    me thi
Feast, CioeFcs, at your golden board,
in j (Iritik >!•;.! fpiuklinn winej
To-'ieii not thegarliwtits ,'.-f the poor,
Nor hear when tbey repine,
Bui wonder not when tin y ito faint
A nd'in ihe struggle fall,
i ii po want is wmh n hungry wolf,
And, oil! *.our cranio? eo final 1!
—Chicago Reconl.
N0TICE,-*r".Iaii*s1>W» Hu no„" Min*
euil Ciuiiii. fi'n ne in ibe Blct'.iti  Clly
Mining Division ol   West   Kootenii.'
Di tii<'.
Where located tr-Oo   MiC   north tid
of Lomon Creek, opposito.the mom d
of Summit crofik.
Take notice   that   I. William   V bi e
acting   as agent for Wn<   XV, i *■•  F, d
0.  No. 91728,  J. D. \Vali«fie'42Sl.\. H.
T. Poberlson 1179:; i.   \\. CaV msr i70_a
11. BoUting UVaflA, R, .i   Stltt,.M;,S.*. and
W. B. Wlluoi ?-£12a, intend siw-y days
(romthedite heieof. tospply to 11>c- .Mining Eeco.'der fore i feilltii ;'■•"? Iinrirove-
ments, for the ptnpoKe of o'ltafttiug a
("' own Grant of ilioal-oveclaltn.
And fniiiier tsko notice that action.
under section ."7, mu-t lie comniencei
iieforetln I t'anceof such Ceilifica"' of
Dale! this 2U:i  day of OL-tul;crIS03.
12 | J! | 98.
"ir  EBiTOIllAlj OiTlitOrnA <;i.   i
t si * 8 S S • S 88 et 3 8 • 38 i 8 8 8 a8*°
<^ loountries nnd have proven of so much
* [ benefit to the milling industry, that
** ' they nre now held yearly. The first
of tiles'*! conventions held iii the
United States wis called by a few
leading mining men in Montana, ior
the purpose of devising means to
prevent the Northern Paciiio Kuilway
fi*om guiniug possession of mineral
lands under their ((rant, ft resulted
in what* is now known or the "Mineral
Land Cora mission", which is ruantained
idid supported by tho U. S. govern-
nieut. Tlie inoili! adopted by these
t'eiHlemeii in calling this convention
war, sending a letter to so:r.e prominent . mining man in each camp
requesting him to call n meeting of tin*
miners and those Intiii'ested in mtning;
to have the meeting send auoredited
delegates to the convention. The
number of delegates allowed each
district was fixed by them in accordance with tho namber of properties
working and its importune ■ as a
mining centre. If for no other reason
than that somo means should be
devised to make a delinquent co-owner
relinquish his interest _j ft claim on
which hf refuses or neglects to do his
share of the annua] assessment work;
thus forcing his partner to preform,
both shares, in tyslf protection, becoming "an old   man of  tin   sea" on hi- SfLVEBTON
more thrifty and enterprising co-owner. |	
Some law should be enacted in regard
to overlapping claims, to tbat thc
title of tint portion of a claim over-
hippe'.! would p.'iss to (lit-claim overlapping it, in cases where the overlapped claim became forfeited to the
Ciov.a through tbe failure of its
owner* tc do the annual assessment
work. In facta groat many things of
importance to the IP in ill a industry can
im brought up and discussed a1; »
•oiivention of thi*; kind ami souir
system out of chaos would no doubt b,:
i.ho result.
CLAIR BROS- PROPS.   ?11™ton,
i» •
• «-
o* *
• •
• >.
• •-
• *
• a:
Teeter   Bros.   .  .   Props
Headquarters For Mining Ami Commerfiiil Men.
Kvcrjlliiiig Firsl-eJii-s In AH Respects.
B.   C.
J»Vsil-l■_■_)-§ JVW-S-^-M- sin ss
COX HAD URL   -   - -   PROP.
 II. C-
Ross  Thorburn, Silvericn, B* C.
ooooo o^^^_
%a> -^Yl^XJiP <Jsw
NOTICE :-"Barnetf,  I'Litllo   Montana'' and "Palaskie" Mlmorftl Claims;
situate  in  the   Slora- City   Mining
Division of West Kootenny District.
Where located.—On  the nest muV of
main Lemon creek about twelve miles
from the mouth.
Take notice that I, J. M. McGregor,
uctin..'as agent for W. A.Camphell, Free
Minet's Ci*rtificate No. 11115a, Intend
■-.ixtvdavs from the date hea-of, to aptily
to the Mining Recorder for a CerllBcate
of ImjirovementB, tor the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
And further lake notice that action,
iinder section 37, must be commenced
Wore the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 12th day of October 1898.
j. M. McGregor.
NOTICE:—-Northern Pacific" Mineral
Olaiui, situato in the Slocan Mining
Division of West Kootenay District,
Where located :-0n McGuigan Ceek
half a mile south east of the Washington.
Take Notice that I, M. R. W. Rath-
"jiorne, Free Miner.s Certificate No3337E
intend sixty days from date to apply to
ths Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
improvement, for the purpose of oliluin-
ifl£ ii i 'town Giant of the above claim.
And further   take  notic-* thut act ion
iiiidrr section 37 must be   commenced       _-____-_--^^^^^^^^^^_
b*(oie Ihe issuance of such Certificate of WARRANTED TO  CURE
In nrovmeiits. , ....   „ __■_■
1   Dated this fifth dav of October, 1898. CONSUMPTION, COUGHS,   COLDS
 M. R. W. Rathrorne. GROUP, HOARSEN68S AND
NOTICE,-"The Ben " mineral claim,,
Nituato in the Slocan mining division | AT   TIIE
of   West Kootenav district. \w^
Whore located:   On the north side of
Four Mile creek, adjoiniiu the Oltawa
No. 2 mineral claim on the east.
Take notice that 1 Francis J. O'Jteilly
as iiront for "The Wakefield Mines, Ltd;*
freo miner's certificate No. 12147a, intend
Sixty days from the dale hereof, lo apply
to the mining recorder for a certificate of
improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant for the above claim,
And further Uke notice * that uction
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
Dated this 28th day of October, 1898.
Fkancib J. O'Reilly.
A now paper, christened the  Pros 	
p*>otor, cnroeii t.i our  exchange tabh I "
this wreh from* K«s,lo.    The fditor,■ _\ j lN  SI'--1''-NH   OF   A   WIFE,
R Boriw, anuouucci the policy cf hi, I —-
:.M,"** ns beiijji  Liberal-OonseryatiVi, **"««ld**ntof Cslgury,Alb. arrival In
with the accenton the DberaL    !<<.. 1 ;' '''lily "'' ! ri,::'y "*ln: ( ''•"<>i< in n'lrchl , 	
...            .         , „   .         , ,,   pt tils'wife HiiJ child.     His hf-tt^r  l. "( At-'<i'i'V,i:i*/:s. Ci .-,nr,s Ur.OKRCJ*,
il an ,*:ght page r.!. , ', full of ua lablo  ,,„,, t.„rrl.i ,,...„, '\JU* °et,«   " "', ,.... ,,    _,	
r. c
'u*'i'*!'. s.     We join in   welcoming tb**j
Pins;';c!or    Soto   the   fold.     "I'.lii.i'ij-
tii-'ii'*:, tafalrij) w*i:li hei tm-ir niily rhild,
______________-^^^^^^^^^^^^»j;.i i;!:!,' yirl.    Thi   e!,ild      tlie
loy^cooioAnJmwmwmWmwmm l,h? ffv }j ,iej|(„ |naJij by  ,.|e
City fit 'zcsi.    Fla h»d been Iii formed In
  ^r     1.••.■hi ion,   while liiiikine inquirien  there,
Whi'.u the merrimtf of our   to^vn j ti,at a woman aiHl child from Calararv
had rm-v W'.(t* ,„:•*„ ihne a'.-o, wiihoui \ A\i> Ckmji.m, Deal Est,te Acks.-,
n« him a, i.i har future move-
} s'.n with un in coiKiemniDg tin* prao*
ms? of sending away for goods, which
tbey arc prepared to su;***ly, they ujutt
not forget tbat th'.* rule of hoinn patronage will work both ways. THey
eliould employ local mechanies ai.d
local profession!'.! cirn, wln-n in need
cf s'jrv*ior8 in these lines, Vve might
just meiitii-.ii iii'ir timt the SiiArn'io.v-
ian is prepared to fill the local or.!, r.-
for joo printing, at prices and quality
toguilify your patronage.
NOTICE.—   "Pembroke" "New Pari:"
and "Hazard Fraction"Mineral Claims
titnuto in thc Blocan  Miiiiiii* Division of   West  Kootenay Ihstrict.
Wheie located:—On the Galena Fann
oust of the "Curley" mineral claim
Take notlco that I,   Francis J. O'Reilly
!of Silverton, B. C, as agent tor
Frank Owen, Free Miner's Certificate
No 8-322A, intend sixty days from the
dak? hereof, to apply to the Minim? Re-
t       i:,ir V-r for .UfllWllJllBS^-^^
j      jintutiof both the above claims.
The Province of  Hritish Colunihia
! hns at tlu present tiuie gathered within
its borders, al flmTa lot of experienced
iiiiiiing   iiii-n   as  could    be   collected
togetbor in any one state.    Tlie-,o met
havo experienced tile vicissitudes of n
miner's life,   in   nearly every  fcnowi
mining camp iu the world and among t J
the in are many   familiar   with   -linosl
every mining \h\: in force or tbat hns
been in fore?) for tho last thirty years.
As the Legislature i.-i about to be
convened e.ml thi: ;* is every probability
of tbe Mineral Ati beting again turned
upside down and inside oul, would   it
not be a good thing to get   these ex
perieuced   inen   together   and   learn
their views on what changes nre needed
in the milling lav.,*)   of   tbe  province,
There can. be  nd" question   1>ut   that
80I1K! arc needed.    A  Convention  of
tlm mining men cf the provii ce Would
  Boiiotless oe the nienns of giving  our
®_Ki-3        V     ^ ^.Y -f*"^   i'gi«lators enough  pointers  to enable
W     0        hdt\ Att J_li   ti: :"   to  draft   an*!   pass  a   set  of
miuing laws,   that    wciild    last    foi
years to como,   without, any   materia
i tild be found at one of the mines near
here  and the father accordingly came
irertoinuke inqairies His errand >v«s
fruitless liQwever, tbeconole in question
proving to Le strangers to him, m.d he
l.vi'led to di-feoiitiiiti*.' hiesenrcii and lo
return to Calgary, 'i'lu nams of (his
■."iritlemaii could not i.e obtained f.vin
•jiy of the hotel registers lure and it i.s
Hoderstood that he desired secrecy in
that particular. This search has led him
o\er tue greater part oi Kootenay.
Oiltrp In Uaalar Bt»e*    -   -      llnkir 81.
NK1.-UN,   R, 0.
I. M. Met ill IXi! lit P. E S. Ac
ok McQuEOon,  Atkissoh is Co.
And SOO Line
East and West
Tirnocotl 'kii:sv-i l.i :.<*. A toikiht mKBPKits
(,ncic TIME.
In view rf (he mi hy parcels po fed
aurlng ll.eh ilfday sens ip, the r„.*t Of*
ii"I','iKiiM.i.i.: r«|ii,.(ita that the follow
Ing note to Pownisters he mad* public*
"The  attention  of Postmasters   i*
farther called to the (act thst no parcel
'Mi' he cent from ( ,in.,.li |0 any Othi I
couotrj* by Parcel   ,, i unless it bears
u Customs Declar itlon setting forlh lh«
nuluio ofitseontotils olid its vub e.   Ae
the acceptance by a Pottmoster of n
parcel addresHcd to any other country
and not provided Wll- a Customs De*>
larution, will result  in  its being Hont
to the D.-a.i I,i Iter Offlce, Postmasters
are specially   directed  not to accept
such parcels vwthuiu the Customs Declaration."
Santa Ofaus
Tu*k*i:rs Ishved.Am, Oa«B-'«_ 	
— CiikikedTo DESTINATION.  	
foxcepllug  Sunday)
Ri'vi'Moke mid  Main Lino Points.
Nelson,    Trail,   Rossland,  kc.
 • . •   Ascertain  ;,; esent   rates and full ,„
111 E .SILVERTON DRUG STORE.  fori"«t,°1' by  addiessing   nearest loc
He Knows
Of Fancy
Followintr is a complete list of the
minim* transactions recorded during the
Week for Ihe fclociiii Milling Division;
Dec 7—Rockinshun %, W 8 Taylor to
Amos Thompson, Nov 29,  Queen" City,
'     *-"   "'■/    ""unioi   Ainus iiininpsim,   iv.iv _u    tjneeil   City
"lunges l'fico„iinn.ri«**--s3a-y and   that Bo-kio«ha_i   hihI     OapitBl*.,    Amos'
....lii,.. •  ,   ...       ., 'IThoiiipson to P W Ellis. He; 7.
ould oepainted to by other  raining |    Deo8-Ehttlarid >,, A s it,iodle to C
GTi/\/M-^T-. i*-*ountnc3    ns   being   about   as   near  H.'BrliiriloDeo8.
• KOCERIES!perfflot M mininK ,awR c',u1'1 ,jp drnfM iWWttt lM<t!
CANNED    GOODS    .    -   «     ji„ that important   industry
cciniKio vti:s or rMPKOYMtlNTi
DecO-N'iioimi. by I'. C Col I Trust
Y!'All, HI HAS
W. S. CLARK, Ajrent, Silveiton
Tray. Puss. Agent, Nelson.
1 >i-1. Paus. A«ent, Vancouver
S    -
(oartem For miuing Hen :•:
BtLVRRTON ' .      .     .
just   Opened
PftftgH   DRBAD   DAILY.
^■ni'itiiiTiiii-iii-'i mit \ mm.
a complete line
of choice confec-
.«.„ : 7 I    J'ccu-Naoina, ny u uooll Trust.       I    DyMiepsia   Cured., Shiloh's Vitali/er  tlOnCTV lOT      tJlC
will not ufi'w of onr li'iidinj. i,iiiii:i."    Wo 7—Ksslo, Orn and Alms, by D E mmediate'v   iwlieve-   Sour   Stomach •' ' *****
00 g«t   lofr,'(iiH',   let   nnv   of   our r^t*W___o_i. hw^u' r,  "n °0m.'_?_np * *_*!? nl>tr«""«i »Hd l» til's   ^.       .
"     l     u*      D c a*— Hope No 2, by R Cooper and Braat kidney and Iver remedy   Robl hv   f^W^l^j. J
»«oipt.lcamP.  take  the   lead,   „,.,!, il Sheran. Tha silvert..,, Drug Blow, +    '    V-jIiriStmaS   traQC
^'Ji' J-..J1J ....,■ -'•--**imf_,i.'..lM.-..,., ,... i_....-■ —..,.    ■ -*■ •- -   -   i-iS— nn i a. i    — ■■-        ■ -- _—,_—..1—1——nZjAiv.  . r*.... __M .—./_. r*i   —i. ,._——,  — *- -
Dyspepsia  Cnn i   Shiloh's Vltailiser
MNm**m* sMNpV
!1*Y*                 mon nH   ti.,;.-ii„.r,   let   any   of   |.U* i   Pnl __1         V •  ,' ' i,  ,.                 , i*..iihii« np or ro...i Mmtr.>-,ii<>si( and fH tlm _^---      .
.        ,                              "           u*      D e b— Hope No 2, by R Cooper und Br»at kidn«v and Iyer remedy   Sohl i„ Ph*.!«_.                           J
principal camps tak. the  lead,   „,.d , U Khoran.                                         Th. Hllrflrt-n Drug BlowT   y       +    V V-jliriStmaS  traQC
a*iim*is<iNijlW|itf*f^ ^flM^»«s-|ANllll|^<»^'<. »»Wii»m» ■e*tk^**##J^><t*m>mi*m*em»>ir*tt,;
j to be h-ld    deslgliatitlfl   the   plue,.   of      Pec fi-Nnornn.                                            l"".M - H'" "eM.itt'l if niter iisi„K j| V01I »4^»S\-«**«_^^t®
-   -  *=. C.i»-.,..B».J,..u,„,l„v,,1 ,„,,J   tljttwi,^*,        fe*R3_£_rL **  """TOS-i.
The BilvertOB Drugstore. + SILVEKTON,      B. 0.                 i


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