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The Silvertonian 1899-05-06

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HefiTcft a lie
$!2 Per Annum.
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Neatly & Promptly Dona
We can quote you bedrock prtees
The Provincial Department   of
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T*t sutmAt tha -Provlnee*
J'lhe Hei'Oit ol the Minister oi Minea,
L the year ending December, 31st ln98,
L splendidly gotten up and In-
lfiiling volume, well  worth  Walt In |T a
»xtra weeks for.   It furnishes mo-t
trough information in regard to the
biiBK industry oi the Province, and ia
tl illustrated throo«boot.   The follow
j fimirf a are taken Iron, ita page*.
|n the production of minerals, includ-
. coil, coke, etc., the total for the yenr
[vslaed at 110.906,861, being an in-
|s-j- nf I^OD.OJO over the valuo ol the
> Itu-tion of 1807.
the value of tho metal" produced ia
(ced at $7,172,766, of which WeatKo-1-
»y's share wae $6,042,970, divided an
|otl |
Ai-_w-rtti Division *  159,801
Srtaon "             694,8-0
Slocan "   2fil0.m
trail C.cek   '■        ...... 2,470,811
Other parts 1'7,631
Ihe fi-jures for U'crI Kootenay show a
|crt'»»e from those of tha previous yenr
jit i« nccounted for by the fall in tin*
I, - of silver and tl.e consequent falling
|of sbipment-a in tl.e silver-lead belt,
-titer with the decrease in tho market
Ins ul that shipped. The Trail Creek
Tlrict ns tlie only one in West Koot
kjr to show a gain.
(ui, des-iite this fall of thc while metal
ft ill   I* s«en from tl.e Report
tl Kootenay is the main producer of
le Province,  hiving over no% of the
Mil production to it* credit.   The -loin, where lhe price of diver is a \ital
in Minn, ahowa ita richnera by pruduc-
|( V>% of lite total for Ihe province.
| Trail Creek and tbe Slocan together
Mcil (rt.ll90.666, being 09% ot the pr-v-
ciiil production or &>% ol tliat of West
dumber of locations recorded
" Certificates of Work
i«in-d and recorded, 807
"      " Certificates of I m prove-
menu, 112
" Free Miner's Coiti-tafes,     660
" H'si»r RighU granted, 10
lailin .,•:,,-, l in lien of work done (1600
jN.iB.lier of Locations recorded
"      " Certlficatna of Work
:-ued and recorded,
*' Certificates of Improv*
ments issued and recorded,      7
" Frt Miner's Certificates issnetl, 340
The following letter, whieh appeared
in the Butte Miner of the 1st inst. will
be of interest to our reader*, a*, showing
some of the main causes thut led up
to the present toouble in the Coeur d'
'•Butte, Mont., Ann' 30, 1SH9. -To lhe
Miner—Dear Sir; Hiving read yimreditorial in lo-tl .v'tt Minor, 'Th-t Coeur d'
Alene Affulr," tho spirit of fdi-i.c-n- contained in the article prompts me io inform
you on lhe trnehtatus of the »!t.ia*io'> in
Iho Coeur .1' Alene-., as you have heen
misinformed through ihe Associated
Prow, ili-tpitlchee orhouioolhe. unreliable
"Previous to October 1887 all mines op-
era.i j in the Coeur ,1' Ah*_e dlltriei pttitl
Hi tlergroii'i-. men $3.50 per .'. ,v : m|. tills
time the Bunker Hill k Millivau Mining
Compan.- reduced Rlineri to $3 per tiny
ami utlier labot-ei* in ih<> min---. to f2 oO
per day. Thi*. reduction itaoeed the
-u.ployes to go nr, h riue and orfi.n'ae a
mi.iern'union, fiiiee .lien |j"AVii im the
Wardner Miner*' Uni"l. Diiinj iho e
pioneer ijai h in (lie Coeur tl'
l.'ioriii-me., were noi plentiful and in
order to operate tbe mi.■«!. lhe compan'*'
ivui. forced to restore miner*' w tg--u lo
♦3 50 per d.y, and oilier labo'rers ia lhe
mine* to |3 per day This wage* * -hedtile
continued to 1R9J, when a d tuaml wa*
made upon .hi* company to pay the sno.e
wuircs to under-jroiind men a* was being
pnid by other romp-uiii** In "h.< <*i-«tiicl—
namely, $3.,'i0 por tbty. To litis lhe
Banker Hill k Siil' Comnany ol j-c-
t-.l itnil another stiika ensued. Aft--r
iwo weeks euept-.tsi n the co.up-.i)
agreo-1 i.i pay the prevailing sraifOS of the
"Peace and tranquillity reigned in tbe
district until ISO-when the Mine Owners'
Industrial Protective Association retbiced
wages in all lhe district frt n. t'A 50 per
day to **-.!. snd $2.60 -x-r day. This i■■ U.e
teilt.i-ti.ui which caused tin* -jre-it strike
with which II,r world is f-*mili*r "
"Gradually the mining ompaniea -on-
-entfd to pay the former wai*:-**"—*}3.">0
|*er day—till every mino in the entire
tlietrict wns pat ing it "
'•The district includes Burke, Gem,
Mullan, Wallace ami Wardner. Ho'v-
ever, the mines at Wardncr held liil and
refused to pay it, until (he 26iiiet., alien
iho Last Chance mine 'iroke away front
lhe influence of tbe Bunker Hill and
Sullivan mines ami agreed to pay the
distrit-. price1 f- 50 p*t day—a* soon «*
it had ii* new enmoreaaor plant In place
which would take ten weeks To tin*
the union readily consented, savin* .bat
il.hwl no intention of imposing any
hardships upon the company."
"When tl.e I.a*t Chance agreed to pay
the going wage* of Ihe district it left lhe
Bunker Hill snd Sullivan e»mpauv*loi.e
"This imitated (he employes of the latter
company, who disliked to woik for It s*
wage* than was paid by Ibe adjoining
m ne. Accordingly, on April 24th. a of the employes of the Bunker
Hill and Sullivan company wailed upon
the manager and requested him to grant
Iheui the sanio cnlices-ions as the Last
Chance company granted its employe*,
This he absolutely refused, saying he
would continue to pay Ilie same wages
I.e always paid—13. for miners and *-..'.0
for oilier labor in the minea.    I'l.on p u
Tlie Sandon Miners' Union Coming
Here to Celebrate.
Trail Wants to   Play   Football-Oeneral
Notes or The Daj».
All a-board for Silverion! The Minera'
Union ol Sandon have unanimously decided io visit Silverto t on the date of ita
annual celebration,and fo. ihat purpose
ihey will run a excursion. The
Silverton Ui;ion are preparing to greet
litem in a properly fr.ttc.iial wav, und
tl.e miner will he king ou Aliy 24th. An
iuvit.iiim has been extended to tbe
various Union*, uf tl.e district and it is
expected tne minor*, from our neighboring Utw us mi the south will be on
hand tu iuci   their Sandon lis others.
The follower! of the. kin-jly Bport will
also i-e gieatly iu evidence, lhe horsemen of Boa-land, Trail am' Sandon having expressed their desire to enter their
omits in the nig races to ho run. A
prominent horsemin of Rnsshmd has
written saying mat he will oe here with
hi* stlttig and uccouipdiiied by "the
The Stcrelatv of lhe Trail Football
Glob i.a* challenged iln* local team und
the trail Clt-ek and Slocan district* will
meet on ll»- flc-lil fur kicking honor*
A loltiru match will tte'plejed in trail on
Dominion Dav. Tlie local leant a.e ont
in force every evening >*n the prat'th-*
held und isho-i. as tbe new grounds a.u
completed, which ui,l nc in a da or two-
-ystematit: lea .. play wil  com.n- tne
A.iialc will .-e bad in plenty. The
Santion Bi.itl had >•■>■.. engaged aonie
lime ago nnd this v>* -k an eiigagntiiniii
w«* made a ill. ih* Oily Band
which reudcred sueh good service here,
u year ago If, a* is expected, Ibe
Sm-lier Hind ol .Xelst n el-o comes here
mere will be u good op-ioitnnity lo hold
an impromptu hind contest.
Thn program for tl.e Caledonian
-Sport* will be published in full in a I- «
■I ,ys The principal events nnder ibis
h.-ad trill be; 10) yard d.ish, 1st. priv
t2o letXMld |10; ^20 y»rd race, fire*
pri««, $35 seeoild. $15. Jumping, Pole
Vaulting, ka. -fca for big purses.
The mirera are de-irous of having a
*iiii.!e ban-1 drilling contest as well a*
a double band one, and as this is tl.e
miners' event, they will he accomodated,
The prizes will be: Double Hand. $150. $-M>, Single, $75 aod $25.
The map of the southern portion ol
F.ast and West Kootenay, aucoiiipaning
Hit* Report of lhe Minister of Mines,
shows some --t. iking peoullstrili'-,     We
do not know  what tbe im
o'f the-m-doy* quit w,^ inL lJ,e tV„7_..°f, __
to induce otle*** to join them "
Bicycles are now aa common on onr
streets us horses.
Kaalo is expecting a big   excursion
from Bonner's Ferry on May 24th.
'   The Nelaon Lodge if  the   Knight* of
Pythias will run All excursion lo Kaslo.
"Bill" Farley, who has been at the
Dardanelles for some time, is back iu
town for a few days.
Mr*. Br-d*haw and Master Bert
Hi minium , f .merit of Silverton, are tlm
gnestaoi .Wr*. Garden- r,
Mrs. Wm Brown left yesterday on an
extended visit io, where she
will pass the summer among her relative* in Dundee.
Tl.e local carpenters have plenty of
work in the present building boom tbat
has come over our, ami manv
amattirea are also seen, armed with saw
und square.
Kennntl. Beaton of the Nelson Miner
t* spending a lew days in town. He is
charging himself will, material for the
Miner's special edition, and Silverion
will have u place in its pages.
All work in the .lewelry Repairing
line, left nt the silverton Drug Store, will
be promptly forwarded to .facoh Dove.,
the well-known Nelson jeweler. All repairs are 01'A«.«.nteki> fob onk veak. *
The gold medal lo be presented to the
winner of the All-Bottnd Athletic Competition on tie Twenty Fourth ia now
being engraved at the establishment of
facoh Dover, Ihe well known Nelsin
A voting lady, whose name we withhold, recently sent 25 cent* to a Chicago
firm for a receipt to whiten and softeu
her hands. She received this reply;
"Soak them well limes a day in
dish water while your mother rests."
A let er purporting to come from Silverton and a.-kiog information in regard
to the Silverton Celebration, appears
tin's week in the column* of our New
Denver cot.teiupor.irv. If the letter wae
sent at all, sonieontimust be overly anxious cf seeing their own idiotic iuquitie*
in print
The r- que*' that tin- *s. -locan should
not cull »i Bilverton on her uo trip .in
May 24tho was perhaps the greatest
exhibition of nerve ever exhibited io tl.e
Provlnee. We hope the mm is not
forbidden lo shine on Silverion on ihat
date, und that the wind will not prevent
landings at other places, as It f.equently
Tl.e finishing touches are being now
put ou lhe at Id-lie grounds. The grading is completed and u lop dressing of
sand is hciug spread on the ground-,.
The work of preparing these grounds has
been one of considerable diUi-ulty an.,
those who have worked so faithfully in
pulling it into its present g-"»i .shape
are entitled to lie thanks ot all.
I Tru-Ord Wynne, a ..lining engineer
ol New Zealand, spent pa.I nf the wet k
in Silverton, tho guest ot Munng-r Patterson ol the Wakefield Mines. He i*
ibe New* Zealand reptesentnlive of the
big English banking linn ToUieaU und
Jaiunn, nl.icl. compan) i* reprea-nUd
in British Columbia by Mr Patterson.
Mr Wynne is now on hi* way to' .
stopping over on the rood lo 'onk through
the milling diatrkite of British Cob mi a
Do You Know
Where   To   Oet
General Merchants
Silverton,      _3.   C.
Silverton, B.
Hi.   ILd-.   .KI-CLOTsrles..   IProp.
Patronise Home Industries.
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The Cslhick l.rothers, Horry nnd Bert,
•'< lor the Similk-meen district on Tues-
i*T. They will put in the lumtnei
Assessment work is being done on the
l''«sn fraction claim.   This   is  - gold
['"tpcrtY snd is  sitosted  on  the  Iske
fl.ore directly below the Galena Mines.
•"•I Tuesday while doing the osseea-
icm work on the Manitoba claim, near
[own, a ledge carrying a six  Inch  pay-
Vrsskot rich  ore,  was  struck.    Tbe
[   He,,   between   the Buffalo
Hump and Willard claims and belongs
'' Mr. McKay of Glasgow, Scotland.
A tunnel   is being driven on   the
|I-»ii.unteinlm and has now  reached a
depth uf U feet.   This claim lie* on the
[>««» shore and is within ono half milo ol
Itiilvorton's    wharl.    Tho   lace  ol the
I •'.mnil shows considerable galena and a
Inmrked improvement Is J noticeable as
depth is gained.   Tho si*, of the ledge
l"*w not been aeoertalned i-ot It Is known
1 [" be large as the whole ol tl.e drift is in
o'Ir-s matter, with no walls io  sight.
| erre AlUffer^the owner, believes he lias
In tha Lamont tbe making of a big mine
W intends to pu«b work on the property,
"When tl.e Bunker  Hill   end M.llivan
miners tnade this demm.tlit «n* il.r <lu \
of Wardner Miners'   Union   lo  sustain
ihem, slthtitigh they weri* not union ...ill.
"Tl.e Uuiike. iiill a. d Sul'Ivat. 0Otnpai.-f
was not asked to recognise iho union it.
nnv manner,   for  every   laboring   mun
knows i|i«t it   would   be  useless     The
..lily demand made upon   the  eompanv
was lo |*y the underground mon |3 60
per day. the wages of the di.sinct.   This
demand tlid not come from   the   union;
jtcaine lhe emploves, who according
to 'he statement of the president of the
compsny, Mr   Br-tdl**y    in   Tacoma  on
the.8th.  inst..   were   non-union  men;
and it is hiitorv iho world over that nonunion and union men c.nnot harmonize,
In fact, Mr. Bradley says in   his  interview that his mine wan an ejeiwre to the.
union men.
"If the Bunker Hill miners wero re-
ceiviiig tl.e same wages as pd'l 1» other
mine* in the district they would never
demand that tbe company increase their
wages;and reason and common senne
tells ns thst s committee ol non-union
miners would not   upon   the  iinm-
Hoii'ii-ide Minister, bnt mining ftou.
tin- l> pntineiil of .'I ni's, we slcuhl
think ihalii.e mining iiiiportuuco of u
tout. Hiionld in sonic degree Oe shown by
the mup. On it, Kuskonook, Duvi,-,
I'.ill-ji.r, Wiiriln r and A.get.ta, places
pm.Clpalljl name, are printed in a larger
type than that used for Fori Steele, Ho.«8- or N- l*«nn. Silvertou. which in tl.e
luht yea. shipped more ore than u!l other
i.,l points oombineil. nan be fonnd will,
a good microscope Movie, which aei.da
out more ore than any oilier C N 1' town,
U not mentioned hut the C P it town of
Moyello is eeen, although incorrectly
spelled, being called Muyiell. Why is
thia thu* iu .. mining map?
P. Burns & Co.
Silverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir. Kaslo, Sandon,
Hew Denver, Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar,
Midway ami Qrtenwood.
The No. 2. tunnel at the Emily Edith
mine is now in over 1500 feet snd tl.e
whole face ie iu good cnncentrailn_ ore.
lhe management lutenda to commeiuo
ground-sluicing off the surface at a point
below the No. 2. tunnel and as soon as
th ■ h-diie is laid Hurt, u tunnel will be
started to be known aa No. 3.
\V. II. Brandon has made  himself a
cosy homo  in   tl.e   second   flat  of   the
ager snd ask him to recognize the union, j j*.ri41„*on hlock.
•The fairness "-villi which von treated . ^ p McllQtia.(1 hnH bee_ b(,au,*,-•-„
the affdr in vour editorial prompt* me io i ^^ ^{ Kruun(Jg durj_g U|e paBt
make this brief explanation     Yours re-
si-ectfully. K'l-*"-'1 B'»'cc*
President Western Federation of Miner,. (Seal.)
Mrs. Rarclny has  been  seriously   ill
during tbe week.
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Aa Intoiwttl-t Collection or Items from
th* Two Hemispheres Presented ln a
Condensed Form-OnUod from tho Tel-
•tgrap- Keports.
Three thousand recruits and 20 officers will be concentrated at the Presidio immediately. The large post will
be converted into' a regular recruiting
and receiving rendezvous for troops.
A howling blizzard raged during
last week in the Black Hills, S. Dak.
Six inches of snow fell.
The Phoenix Bridge Company, whose
works are located at Phoenixville, Pa.,
has received a contract to build 12
steel bridges for the Russian government and work will be commenced on
the structlonal material in a few days.
The bridges are for the Eastern Chinese railway, the southeastern extension of the great TransTSiberian road.
Japanese judges sent by their government to make a study of international law ln Kngland and Germany,
have arriveo In San Francisco. They
are A. Tannauy, G. Abbl, M. Komiya,
J. Salto, and T. NashakoJI of Toklo,
and K. Kasaka, of Yokohama.
Perry Belmont, and Mrs. Jessie
Sloan, the divorced wife of Henry T.
Sloan, were married last week at
Greenwich, Conn.
The North Atlantic squadron has
sailed from San Juan direct for Tomp-
klnsvllle, Staten Island.
The steamship Kanawha of New
York, Captain Evans, which left Newport News, April 2nd with coal for the
Bermuda islands, broke her rudder and
foundered 150 miles from Bermuda on
April 6th.   The crew escaped.
Llentenant O. E. Lasher, U. S. N.,
who was thrown from his trap while
out driviug with his 6-year-old child
at Monteray, Cal., on April 21st, died
of his injuries.
The Hotel Thornton, the Sturgis
block, and tbe Allen k McLaughlin
block, ato Sturgis, Mich., have been destroyed by fire.     Loss, $75,000.
A. N. Miller, vice-president of a bank
that recently failed ln Cobdon, Ills.,
haa  committed suicide.
Dr. Reuben Ludlam, Sr., president of
the Hahneman Medical College in Chicago, and one of the most widely
known homepath physicians iu the
world, is tiead.
The formal order assigning Brigadier General Davis as governor general
of Puerto Rico Is issued.
Orders have been received at Fort
Snelllng, Minn., to hold in readiness
tbe troops there for departure at any
time for Warder, Idaho.
Captain Woodbury, of the Sixteenth
■ United States Infantry at Jefferson
Barracks, Mo., has received orders to
hold the troops in his command ln
readiness to move at a moment's notice, to Wardner, Idaho.
Plantation owners near Manavatlo,
Mexico, received 106 new hands from
the Japanese steerage passenger list of
the North American Mall steamship
Olympia, which arrived last week.
Fred Williams, of Wales, Wash., was
drowned Satourday, April 29th.
A distinct shock of earthquake was
felt ln Illinois last week.
The legislature in Missouri passed a
bill taxing stores which sell more than
one class of goods from $300 to $500
for each class more than one, as set
out in the bill. '
On the steamer America Maru which
arrived from Hong Kong and Yokohama viao Honolulu last week were Major General Anderson and'wife, Lieutenant Anderson, Llentenant Allen and
wife, Major Guise, Viscount aond Viscountess De Labray and Commander
Orphen of the royal navy.
In tbe province of Kazan, Russia,
the centre of the famine district, the
Red Cross Society alone Is feeding
132,000 people. The relief delegate ln
the province of Ufa reports that peasants ran after him and begged for
foods on their knees in the snow.
Services over tbe remains of Sara T.
Jack, tbe theatrical manager, took
place Sunday In New York City.
The Chilkat Indians in Alaska are
on the warpath.
Secretary Hay has cabled Instructions to Minister Merry, at Blueflelds,
Informing him that the United States
could not permit tbe double assessment
of American merchants at Blueflelds
on goods Imported into that port.
Distinct shocks of eartnquake were
felt In all parts of San Francisco last
Three persons were killed and more
than ao dozen seriously Injured and 50
less seriously Injured, as the result of
a wreck Sunday on the Rochester k
Lake Ontario railway, better known
as the "Bay" road, a half mile north
of Rosenbauer's Corners, N. Y.
It is announced In Berlin that President McKinley received' the German
ambassador, Dr. Von Hollebcn, and expressed his disapproval of the remarks
attributed to Captain Coghlan at tbt
recent dinner and requested the ambassador to assure Emperor William
and the German government of his
of his friendly aentJmeijt.
The war department expects Chicago
to supply 5,000 recrtriuj before Jaun-
ary 1st, 1900, for service ln Cuba and
the Philippines. About 60 men a day
aore examined at the recruiting station, 82 West Madison sCrert.
The United Statea ship Ranger has
Just had her dock trial at Mare Island and will soon be ready to go Into
commission, a new ship to all intents
and purposes. She will be sent to
Manila as soon as she il' ready. ' On
account of her light draught she will
be a valuable addition to Admiral
Dewey's fleet.
Frank V. Balling, who brought suit
against W. C. Fucbs and Dr. Otto L.
Schmidt of Chicago for the loss of a
leg burned while Balling was under
the X-ray for treatment, was allowed
$10,000 damages by a jury in the circuit court.
Commissioner Wilson, of the Internal revenue bureau, has decided that
baseball games by colleges and amateur clubs, for which an admission fee
is charged, are not subject to the special tax under the act of June 13, 1898.
Governor Geer, of Oregon, commuted
to life Imprisonment the death sentence of J. M. Olberman, who was to
have been hanged at Roseburg for the
murder of Jasper Castel.
Reginald Tower, British charge
d'affaires during the absence of Sir
Julian Pauncefote, has assumed charge
of the embassy in Washington.
Rev. L. Elena, vicar general of the
diocese of Hamilton, Ontario, is dead,
Robert Goelet, whose death at Naples on his yacht Nahma, is announced,
was worth $45,000,000.
Fire destroyed the four-story Wel-
dun building on Fourth avenue, Pittsburg, Pa., last week.
Fifteen thousand sight-seers have
visited the scene of the terrific tornado that devastated Kirkville, Mo., last
week. A movement Is on foot to raise
a fund for the sufferers.
Louis Spitzel, who has been supplying the Filipinos with arras, said atn
Hong Kong*. "Why should I not furnish arms to the Filipinos? There is
and it is legitimate business."
Emperor William has given an Indication of his friendship for the United
States by sending a personal cable dispatch to President McKinley thanking
him for his action in authorizing the
landing of a German cable on American soil. The president has replied to
the emperor's message, thanking him
for the friendly statements therein
made and reiterating the friendship of
the United States for Germany.
Circulars have been issued by the
promoters of a combination of all the
concerns ln this country engaged in
the manufacture of silk ribbons and
broad silk goods. Many have signified
their willingness to enter the deal.
Tidal waves and severe gales have
caused great Jamage to .he low Islands
ot the Caroline group during the past
few months.
The body of Mitchel Daniel, a negro, was found tn the road near Lees-
burg, Ga., riddled with bullets. Daniel and other negroes have recently
made inflammatory talks against a
family named Laramore and others,
charging them with complicity in a
lynching near there some time ago. .
The president has Issued a proclamation announcing the ratification of
the new extradition treaty between
the United States and Mexico.
Word has been reclved from Clark's
Station, Nev., that three men engaged
in digging a well were caved In at a
depth of 30 feet and little hope Is expressed fpr their lives.
Terr7 McQover-, of Brooklyn, was
given the decision on points over Joe
Bernstein of New York ln a 25-round
bout before the New Broadway Athletic Club last week.
The insurgents at Baler state that
they have the missing men of the gunboat Yorktown and are holding them
as prisoners. Agulnaldo's troops at
San Fernando are said to be in mutiny.
General Otis is quoted as saying that
he thinks the rebels sent a peace party
to Manila only to gain time.
John P. Ross of Sharon, Mass., was
shot and killed by his wife last week.
Tom Robinson was hanged at Hills-
boro, Texas, for assault. He claimed
to be innocent.
Secretary Hay Is notified by the
French ambassador that Spain would
accept through him the $20,000,000, to
be paid under the treaty of peace for
the Philippines. The payment will be
made to the ambassador as soon as the
president returns to Washington.
The coroner's Jury concluded Its Inquest into the death of Tucker Town-
send, alias "Kid" Lavelle, the pugilist,
by bringing in a verdict that Lavelle's
death was saused by a bloodclot on the
brain, the result of a blow delivered by
John Cavanaugh during a prize fight
at Homestead, Pa.
[torn* From th* Rich Blglons or tho Pacific Northwest, Hows From AM the
Principle -Cluing Gamps— Porsonols-
Mlnlng Notes.
A. F. of L. issued 39 charters last
Forty-four per cent of all the land
In 8weden Is mortgaged.
A great national strike of miners Is
raging in Belgium. The workers want
an Increase of wages.
The railway organs are printing articles showing that blacklisting is still
resorted to by railroad corporations.
Glassworkers of New Jersey are on
strike and some of tbe bosses announce that the men will never again
be taken back as unionists.
An eastern genius is after plumb
ere. Invented an electric contrivance
with which frozen pipes can be thawed
out with little trouble or expense.
Arrest >!1,,<<>u« Indiana.
Montreal, Quebec, May 1.—A report
has reached hire, via Cornwall, Ont, that
a posse of domininn police visited the St.
Regis Indian reservntion this morning under command of Chief Shearwcod to arret
the ring leaders in the election trouble
there about a month ago. It is said one
man was killed.
Activity  la   the   Silver  Market.
New York, April 28.—8 lver certificates
representing 40,000 ounces sold on the
stock excliangc at from 63 1-4 to 04 14
cents. The priic of commercial bar silver
was 03 1-4. The last time 04 cents wns
reached tot silver was in August, 1807.
Pierre Lotl's plans for the future Include trips to Asia Minor, Persia, the
Himalayas and the plains of India. It
Is said that he never reads book, but
finds all the mental aliment he wants
in change of surroundings.
mttysm ,~st#.j^w*:^ .- .j&wettt
In Greenland potatoes never grow
larger than a marble.
On the Palmer Mountain Gold Mining and Tunnel Company's property,
the length of the tunnel is 1,821 feet.
Eleven veins have been cut, all showing free gold ore. The present depth
attained ls 900 feet.
The United Smelting & Refining
Company, which operates smelters at
East Helena and Great Falls, has executed to the American Smelting A Refining Company, the recently organized
trust, a deed to all Its property in Montana. The consideration was not stated.
Preparations are being made to market the entire output of the Sanger
mine of Union county, at the Baker
City (Ore.) sampling works. Heretofore the mine has saved scarcely more
than $10 per ton, and, a few days ago,
two tons of the same character of ore
treated at the sampling works netted
$82 per ton.
It Is safe to say that when a railroad
reaches the Okanogan river on the
route now being surveyed there will
be 30 properties ready to ship ores or
concentrates. Surely there ls no uncertainty of traffic for the railroad
when it comes. For the work done
anu depth gained no country can make
a better showing.
Last week witnessed the payment ln
full of all money due on the Snowshoe
mine and properties at Libby, Mont., to
the original owners by Howard C. Walters. The entire aomount which has
been paid for these properties Ib $150,-
000. The owners, however, pay a
commission to D. P. Bowers, formerly
lessee of the mine, which amounts to
nearly $20,000.
Since the snow disappeared many
parties have visited Sheridan camp
and It Ib said that considerable work
has been planned for the summer and
In several instances work has been
commenced. Some fine assays are exhibited almost every day that have
been obtained from ledges that have
heretofore not been known to the mining world. Last season less than half
a dozen claims were worked while the
outlook for toe present is that there
will be not less than twenty.
. 'ii 111'o ml it-m   Mineral   Output.
According to the report of the state
mining bureau the total mineral product of California for 1898 is valued at
$27,289,079. In 1897 it was $25,142,441,
in 1896 $24,281,398, and in 1895 $22,-
884,664. The gold product is placed at
$15,908,478, a slight increase over the
$16,871,901 produced in 1897. As the
drought of last year lessened tne product by some millions this demonstrates an active development of gold
mining. Copper takes second place for
the first time with a product of 21,543,-
229 pounds, valued at $2,475,168, a very
great increase.
Quicksilver, so long second ln importance, holds third place. The product Increased to 31,092 flasks, worth
<ttnntlii an a Gold Producer.
The rapidity with which Canada is
winning a place among the gold-producing countries is shown by the recently published official figures. In
1897 the Canadian output of gold was
$6,027,061; last year it has risen to
$13,700,000, placing Canada In fifth
place among the gold countries. Of
this amount $10,000,000 was taken out
of the Klondike. Official estimates
place the output from the Klondike
this year ato $30,000,000, and British
Columbia ls also expected to do much
better than In previous years, so that
Canadians hope that Canada will soon
be near the top. The yield of silver is
also growing larger from year to year;
ln 1897 It was $3,323,395, supplied
chiefly by the British Columbia silver
Montana'-i Mineral Output.
Eugene B. Braden, governmental
statistician, has just Issued his report
of Montana's metal product during
1898. There Is an Increase in the gold
output, but silver, copper and lead
show decreases as compared with the
preceding year. The totals are: Gold,
$5,247,912, as compared wtih $4,469,430
in 1897; silver, $19,159,482, as compared with $4,469,430 ln 1897; silver, $19,-
169,482, as compared with $21,730,710
In 1897; copper, $26,102,616, as compared with $27,798,913 in 1897; and
lead, $809,055, as compared with $926,-
619 in 1897.
There is an Improvement in the production of silver ln mill bullion, but a
decrease ln the output generally.
The decrease In the copper output Is
20,179,186 pounds, but the Increased
price made the value of the lessened
quantity ln 1898 nearly equal to the
product of 1897. The heaviest falling
off wsb suffered by the Anaconda company, which closed down a large portion of its mine during the year on account of fire.
The number of miners employed during 1898 was 11,096, of whom 9,428
worked In precious metal ores, and
1668 mined coal.
The North San Poll shaft is down 90
Four cuts have been made on the
Dora vein, which show a strong and
well defined lenge of quartz, from 8 to
10 feet In width,
money in it.   I am a British subject
A fine showing Is being made on the
several veins of the Black Tail mine,
by stripping and sinking.
The Republic mine Is looking as usual, and Is ln a fine quality of ore.
The Palo Alto tunnel Is In 315 feet.
The Payne tunnel Is in 102 feet.
The Princess Maid is still looking
. M-~r**.t**'- mmemf ■ -tsMmm-m' -
fine and there is no indication of any
break or pinching.
The shaft on the Delta Is being sunk
rapidly- The ledge is reported as looking as well as ever. ■■*   ;     /
The entire bottom of the Mabel shaft
Is in $17 ore. .*.   ,   ,A
Work has bec_ resumed on the -omen Chariot and Golden Chest claims.
The dn.t on the Summit-Republic is
being advanced about four feet each
24 hours.
The Dora crosscut is In about eight
feet but no quartz Is visible. It is not
improbable that the ledge Is still 25
feet away.
The Reindeer tunnel is still being
driven and has attained a length of
nearly 200 teet. It Is believed that
the ledge is not far from 50 feet distant.
Surface work Is still In progress on
the Surprise claim.
The Insurgent claim ls down 20 feet
and Is passing Into the footwall.
The Gold Leaf tunnel is in 420 feet.
Zinc air pipes are being put in for ventilation.
The north drift on the No. 1 level of
the San Poll mine ls again running Into ore.
The Kate Hayward tounnel is In 133
feet and has about 37 feet more to run
to cut the vein.
The management of the Mabel mine
reports having struck two or three
feet of $66 ore at the bottom of the
llrl.lMli   <'olumlil-i.
A contract has been let for sinking
the shaft of the Arlington in the Slocan country, another 100 feet.
Work on the Golden Wedge on Lemon creek in the Slocan ib still under
way, and they Intend starting up their
new stamp mi.l this week.
The lead stack at the Hall Mines
smelter at Nelson, which has been
running for some days, is giving every
satisfaction, and the big copper blast
furnace will be blown In at the end of
the month.
The parties having the contract for
the 140 feet of tunnel on the Minnie
M., near Fort Steele, have completed
their contract. They report that the
property is looking well and that there
Is eight feet of galena and carbonates,
that recent assays give a total value of
$84 to the ton.
The Noble Five concentrator was
expected to commence work about the
1st of May.
Information has been received from
an authoritative source ..iat tne Monte
Chlsto mine at Rossland will resume
operations in a few weeks. The property was shut down in September last
for the purpose of being examined.
The result of the examination by the
expert has not yet been made public.
The owners have been prosecuting
the work on the Calumet and Hecla in
the Slocan, all winter. They have
driven a crosscut in 220 feet, cutting
the ledge at   170 feet depth, where tohe
1--K-  la SO  foot -Ms,
The Nlckle Plate, at Rossland, during 59 days In February and March
last, with two machines working two
shifts, drove 716 feet, an average of
over six feet a day being accomplished.
Preparations are now being made on
the Josie, near Rossland, to resume
sinking in the 300-foot shaft, and lower levels will be reached as rapidly as
The Antolne, ln tne Slocan, has resumed work with a fairly large force.
The hoisting machinery at the Dundee mine, near Ymir, is now in running order.
The amount of the weekly shipments from the Rambler-Cariboo has
been doubled and another dividend is
expected June 1st.
Tacoma's city library contains 15,-
011 volumes.
Jefferson county pioneers bave organized an association.
Eight hundred dollars has been subscribed by the citizens of Republic to
equip and maintain a fire department.
A movement is on foot in Chehalls
to cut down the city limits and let a
few hundred acres of suburban property outsi_e again.
The dam across the Chelan river has
been completed, except for minor details, which will be added after the
usual spring high water.
John Wilson who committed several burglaries at Eureka, Riverside and
Waitsburg, has been sentenced to
eight yeare in the penitentiary.
There are indications that the boundaries of the Olympic reserve will be
changed so that all of Chehalls county
will be thrown open to settlement.
A man named H. D. Rowley, charged with simple assault, went raving
mad while being tried before a Justice of the peace at Mount Vernon.
The Northwest Philanthropist, ot
Spokane, will furnish seeds free to
fanners or gardeners who will cultivate a missionary garden for the poor.
A special election is to be held on
July 1st, next to vote on tbe water
works question in Davenport. If
carried the Indebtedness will be $14,-
The quarterly report of the treasurer of Pierce county hrows receipts
since January 1st of $165,874.16 and
disbursements of $184,211.06. The
amount of cash on hand is $99,709.84.
Ellas Muncy, aged 80 years and 11
months, died at his home near Long'3
station, April 11th. Ellas Muncy was
well known throughout the county of
Columbia having resided there since
C. R. Gary, the Tacoma blacksmith,
whose feet were amputated as a result
of falling from the brakebeams of a
moving freight train near Rlparla,
nearly two weeks ago, died at St. Ignatius hospital.
A warrant of unusual size has been
issned by tne state auditor. The sum
Is $17,462.20, which Is paid to an Oregon firm for jute furnished to the state
penitentiary to be used ln the manufacture of grain sacks.
ss 1
At Wardner. Idaho. Union Miners Come
-Used Two Tons or Dynamlte-MIll «
Total Wreck-Several Persons Injured
-Ooveroor Asks Aid or the President.
Wardner, Idaho, April 30.-Armed,
masked aud desperate, 1000 miners from
Canyon creek poured into the town at
noon yesterday on a stolen Northern Pacific train. Three hours later they had
left with their mission aciomp'i*hed. Tne
great Bunker Hill niill, costing $200,000,
h..d beeu blown into a million pieces hy f e
aid of a ton and a half of dynamite, wh:cl.
the rioters brought with th m. lAlthiigli
the nub from Can)on Cieek nit wilh not
the slightest resistance, jet they left heio
with two of the Hunker Hill men shot
from behind, while with them they took
the dead body of a fellow rioter, who...
they themselves had accidentally sho1..
Tho dead comprises:
Jack Smith, miner at the Tiger
at Burke, shot with a rille hill through
thc chest.
The injured are:
James Cheyne, vannsr man at the
Bunker Hill mine; shot gh the bi*>,
K. II. Rogers, stenographer at the
Blinker Hill mine ollice; shot thro gh the
lip, .-light.
The Hunker II11 mine is tl. el. When
it will be re-np ned is a thing that n. living man cnn say. With the mi 1 ure.k d
it is impossible to 1. mile thc ore p o.luecd
at the mine workings. The L..*t Chance
is likewise ilo*ed down. It has b en get-
ling power from the B„n' er Hi.l m 1 and
the destruction of tho e woik* w.ll also
lu'.ely prevent lhe Last from working for the next three months, or until
its own compressor is complete. Mean-
whi'e the total working fcree of the town
is laid off.
The wrecking of the mill pi nt invo'vei
(he livelihood of (100 men. The Hunker
Hill mine t'p to the strike hnd le n i* o k-
ing 300 men und the mill 00, while the
List Chame altogether employed 150
I),-111.11111  for Troopa.
■At 0:30 la.-t evening the governor s*nt
to President McKinley a formal demand
for 600 regular soldiers, asking ihit th.^y
bc dispat hrd at enee t. ths ?c ne M r-
tial law has not been declared, the o.di-
nary legal formalities not having been
gjne through with, and it Fe nn doultful
if any such pro e.lure be had. own:;
to the affiliations of so many of the officials in .Shoshone county who muut cooperate.
Yaltinblt*   Pnpt-m   I>t*-ttro-red.
It has been learned that a quantity
of valuable documents in the suit BO*
pentling between the Hunker Hiil 4 S..1
liviin and the Last Chinee hid be n p'a el
in the Hunker Hill office, and wer.- c in
pletely destroyed when that biiliirg <***_•
Brad.    Among    documents wen
maps, drawings of the mines ami did
of the greatest impoitame to the Hunker
Hill people. It Ls not kn.wn what tffe i
on the suit the destruction of tl.o*e pipers will have. The more viluable of thc
office papers, togthtr with wh.t c s'i wa*
on hind, wire p'au-d in thc safe sme tine
before the building was fired, and pr -bably
will lie found to be uninjured when Unsafe is recovered frun the runs.
The Hunker Hill k Sullivan Mining
Company, now at war with thc union
miners of the Coeur d'Alenes, has its offices in San Franii*co. It is ownel hy a
syndicate of California and Standard 0:1
capitalists. It is capitalized for $3,00.1,-
000, in 300,000 shares, of the par vab.e
of $10 each, and has paid to date **.i 4,0 '0
in dividends.
\\ n-.liliiKf.ui  Boys Vk'torlou-
Mani'a, April 28.-11:48 a"*m.—Ye tor-
d.y furnish.d proof that the
United States troops need to have a fear
of bii**h\vhr.cking -hove their fears of tat-
ths. Tne Washng'in iegiite..t, whic'. it
holding Tuguig, with three companies of
the Twelfth regulars, engaged a large
force of insurgents in a fight in the jungle.
The Americans lost two killed and 10
Yesterday a large force of rebels approached tlie town, s emingly bent on 1 *r-
ing tlie Americans from Calumpit Three
companies of the Washington troops sullied from the town and attacked the ni-
lives and found that they had their hands
full. Two other companies of Washing-
tonians an dthree of the TweXh regains
reinforced them, and drove back the enemy, who removed tVeir dead .._. 1 wo.ind-
ed as they retired, as usual.
First Washington, April 27—Corporal
Edward W. Strain, Ci mpjny F, D.yton.
Private J. P. Eno, Compiny H, Ellensburg.
First Montana—Private Charles Murphy.
First Washington—Hist Lieutenant
Charles A. Hooker, Compiny F, Dayton,
selp, sight; Harvey R. Smith, Com,any
F, Dayton, face, moderate; William ,1.
Marshall, Company D, Seattle, neck,
slight; Hyde 'L Wood.., Company H, Ellen-burg, abdom n, severe; R be.t Hovey,
Company II, Ellensburg, leg, severe;^ 8y I-
ney 0. Dickenson, Company H, Ellensburg, chest, severe; Abel Nillson, Company H, cheek, severe; \\il i.m 1- n >w-
ard, Company H, Ellensburg, thigh, severe; Sherman T. Sliep rd, Compiny H,
Ellen-burg, chest, severe; Edward Curley,
Company F, Dayton, thumb, slight;
Oe;rge A. Clark, Ccmpany H, El ensb .rg,
slight; Arthur H. Ellis, Comp_ny H,
Ellensburg, loin, slight; Corporal George
W. Hovey, Company H, Ellensburg, abdomen, severe; K. R. Ennis, Company L,
Spokane, chest, slight.
First Montana—Major John Mil'er,
shoulder, severe; Captain Andrew Jensen, forearm; James X. Tierney, thigh,
severe; J. T. Shult/, sr*a'p, slight; John
Kirley, shoulder, moderate.
Illn Powder Preoa llli-w Cp.
Wilmington, Pel., April 30.—Five m n
were kil'e.l and inn faUl y Injtre.l by t'.e
explosion of a powder prcs* at Diipt tit's
smokele-s powder works yesterd.-y at
Carney's Point, N. J., nearly o. p.-i e ths
city.   The dead are:
('..plain Stewart, U. S. A., powder in
spector; Harvey Smith, Jo«eph Yeaj-er, Fr'ent, Amos Mo ri', jr., w r' p e ••
A werkman named Kus ell was I. >rri t'y
mangled about thc b -dy and lout the s'gbt
of Iniih eye'. He is not expected to 1 ve..
The .-.ins- of Ihe ex* 1 i-iou is unknuwiu
RotM   Five   Millions  Each.
Washington, May 1 —>nttr Unilel
States treasury notes for fVOOO/tO*.) each
h.ive been dr.iwn and trar„i*iitt<d ti the
secretary to be use! in -et*'oment
nf the $20,000,000 due Sp*tu under the
Par's treaty.
A Russian does not become of age
until he is 26.
A nn it   l.i-iirKi-  In Acquitted.
Canton, O., April 28.—Thc jury in the
case of Anna E. George, on trial for the
murder of George I). Saxton, came into
the court room at 12:42 a. m., having
ogned upon a verdict.
Before thc verdict was read the court
cautioned the audience that there must
he no demonstration. In spite of that there
was loud cheering as the clerk read the
verdict of "not guilty." A score of women rushed to Mrs. tieorge and seized her
hands. Congratulations were also extended to her attorneys. She worked way
to the jury box, took each juror by the
hand and gave them a word and a ml ot
thanks. Then the court said t-he was discharged, and released the jury.
Heport of the lleef.
Washington, April 30.—'lite war court
of inquiry has completed its report and
adjourned, 'lite report was delivered to
Acting Secretary Mcikeljohn, who im
mediately fent it to the White House.
The rept rt is of about 30,000 wo ds. and
goes fully into the questions which have
been raised in connection wilh the army
beef. The text has not bc n m.ttle public
nnd will not be until the president nha'l
have read it. The verdict, however, i*
known lo he that the charges which, (,e.t-
eral Miles made before thc war investigation commission are not sustained iu
reference to the refrigerated b ef, although
his contention that the canned beef was
not a suitable c.nli.iuouH ration is .dmit-
Kaslo & Slocan
Trains Run on Pacific Standard Time.
i.t-.-iv.-. Arrive.
Going West. Dally. Going Kast.
8:00 n. m   Kaslo    3:66 p.m.
8:32 a. m  South Fork  3:20 p. m.
9:30 a. m  Sproule's   2:25 p. in.
9:15 a. m  Whitewater   2:10 p. m.
9:55 a. m  Bear Luke   2:00 p. m.
10:12 a. m  Mi'.-.tilK.-iii   1:46 p. m.
10:25 a. m   Bailey's   1:34 p. m.
10:33 a. m.... Coily Junctl- n .... 1:23 p. m.
Arrive. f.eov*-.
10:10 a. m  Sandon  1:16 p. in.
Leave 11:00 a. m..Snndon..Arrive 11:40 a. m.
Arrive 11:15 a. m...Cody...Leave 11:26 a. m.
G.  F.  COPKLAND.  Superintendent.
Navigation and Trading
Tornndo   Victim*.
Kirksville, Mo, April 30.— The corrected list of those killed in th* lorn .do of
Thursday night places tb-J number toil flit st 31.
The r of injured now reaches: 91
and some o. these are so bully Jljuicl that
they will in all probability die. The
"earth among Ihe ruins sill   on l.i-.ics.
Killed  rin>l„K   ..-«,-   ||„ii,
Hutte, Mont., April 30.—T..1M1 ip Pu-n
W.ill.ioc, aged 17, n m-mber of yenrs
graduating class of the high scho ll, died
yesterday morning from the effects of h-
ing struck hy a baseball whi'c pr .dicing
yesterday. A swift liner struct h:m under the ear and fractured the b sc of t'.e
-AsKmierer ■ .;^f^wimV. *
Steamers "International'' and "Alberta
on Kootenay Lake snd River.
Five-Mile Point connection with all
passenger trains of N. k F. 8. R. R. lo
and from Ni.rthport, Komland and Spo.
kane. Tickets and baggage checked to all
United States points.
Ijeave Kaslo for Nelson and way points',
daily, except Sunday, 5:45 a. m. Arrive
Northport 12:15 p. m.; Koesland, 8:40 p.
m.; Spoknne, 6 p. m.
Ijeave Nelson for Kaslo and way points
daily, except Sunday, 4:35 p. m.   Leave
Spokane, 8 a. in.; Rossland, 10:30 a. m ;
Northport, 1:50 p. m.
I^ave Nelson for Kaslo, etc., Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
at 8:30 a. ra.; arrive Kaslo, 12:30 p. ra.
Ijeave Kaslo for Nelson, etc., Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
4 p m.j arrive Nelson, 8 p. m.
Ijeave Kaslo Saturday 4 p. m.j arrive
Boundary midnight; arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday 10:30 a. m.
Ijeave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1 p. ra.i
arrive Boundary Sunday 5 p. m.; arrive
KttXn Sunday 10 k. m.
Close connection at Bonner's Ferry wltk
trains eaatbound. leaving Spokana T.4»
a. m., and wsstbound arriving Bpokeae
7 p. m.
O. ALEXANDER, (Jen. Manager.
Keek B, Q, Oct, '  1MT.
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VSttXr&r. i( Spring Unlocks
The Flowers
To Taint the Laughing Soil."
And not even Nature would
allow the flowers to grow
and blossom io perfection
without good soil. Now
Nature and people are much
alike; the former must have
sunshine, latter must have
pure blood in order to have
perfect health.
Hood's Sarsaparilla cures blood troubles
of all forts. It ls to tl.e human system
what sunshine is to nature—the destroyer
of ilisease germs.    It neter ditai jsointi.
Poor Blood—"The doctor >ald there
mere not seven drops of pood blood in mv
body. Hood's Siitsiijiiirilla luitlt ine up
anil'made nie strniij* and well.*'—Suais K.
Brown, 10 Alitor Hill, Lynn, Mass.
Dyspepsia, etc.—"A complication ot
troubles, dyspepsia, chronic eutiurli and
in .iiiiiiiiit.ittit of .he stomach, rheumatism,
en- . iiiiifle me miserable, Had mt appetite
until I look Hood's Sai-Mipai-illii, ivliith
ailed Hl-e magic. I am cured."
- N. II., 1M74 \V. 14th Ave., Denver,
Rheumatism—" My husband was
obliged to -rive up work on account of rli.-tt. Nn remedy helped until lie used
Hood's Sa rsu pari I la. Witch peiinuucully
i tired him. It clired tnv daughter uf ta-
itiirii. I give it to the children wiih good
n-Milts."—Mas. J.B. McMAT.l.Stamlord.Ct.
y&odA SaMapwutli
Never Disappoints
Humi's I'llls curt* liver lilt, tin- iiun-lrrllstlnK snd
unit rt.lli»rlli.- lo lake with Houtl't Hsraspurilla.
If you are a woman and want to be
healthy and wise, wealth being of
thirdly consideration, you must eat
apples for breakfast, lunch and dinner,
with a supplementary nibble before retiring at night.
That is, you must do It if you desire
to be fashionable aa well aa healthy
and wise. Then you must renounce
tabs and carriages and electric vehicles and such enervating luxuries
and walk downtown or uptown or to
and from marketing. You must not
only walk to be fashionably healthy
aid wise, but you must walk alone. No
interesting companionship is to be tolerated.
i near fob un.'
Dr. Foote
161 Adams Street,
IV,-A.N   FLOOR.)-a
Fire prirste n-ct-ttlon rooms; two srjsirate prltmts
entrain-,-*, "-cry—ting cotintlctitul. square ijf-allr**,
sri.l  skillful   "• iHii. ill    f, ■ *  III- ,1, rtvle   Sll  I—sdldtM—
Included; perfect nM. of house treatment.
Ttiew physicians hs.. been nirme wrasncfs sad
i ■ >-itra--l ,-.| ailment* since. -ST- Tb.y —tvi* the lure-ell
and beat equipped medical Institution, and tbe moat
, ,t,n.lT,.pr—'ti.ein thel' S. Fcea seed at*, be paid
till eared. I'nfortu—Ue men who cannot call should
• rite f.-r adTlce and eopr est " I'elkan." ALL TO -_.
Tli'-usaixts cured al donie. AU lelUn confident—L
Ne (_.ll_e for roa.a.latlaa.
Starting a train without waiting for
a passenger to reach a seat after enter-
In*; the vehicle is held, in Louisville k
N. R. Co. vs. Hale (Ky.), 42 L. R. A..
2!>3, to give no cause of action to a passenger who is Injured thereby unless
there was some other reason for waiting than the fact that the passenger
was a stout woman Incumbered with a
number of children—at least when she
had an escort with her. With this case
Is a note reviewing the other authorities on starting a car before a passenger obtains a seat.
M'nitruntion, the balance wheel of
"Oman's life, is also the bane of existence tt, many because it means a time of
Ifriiit suffering
While uo woman is entirely free from
!"■■'-: :--nl pain, it does not seem to have
i im n nature's plan
Hint women
should suffer
so tit-vciely
Lydia E. Pink*
Urn's Vege-
ibhle Compound ls
tl.e most
thorough female regulator known to
medlca] science, lt relieves the condition that produces so mu ch d iscomfort and robs men •
slruation of its terrors.    Here Is proof:
IIkar Miis. Pixkium:—How can 1
thank you enough for what you have
done for me ? When I wrote to you I
•vas suffering untold pain at lime of
n.enstruation; was nervous, had hcad-
■chuall the time, no appetite, that tired
feeling, and did not care for anything.
' havc taken three bottles of Lydla E.
IVnkhom's Vegetable Compound, one
of Illood Purifier, two boxes of Liver
'''Us. und to-day 1 am a Well person I
would like to have those Who suffer
know that I am one of thc many who
have been cured of female complaints
bv your wonderful medicine nnd advice.
-Miss Jt ,nie R Mll.RB. Leon, Wis.
If you are suffering In this way, write
m Miss Miles did-tor Mrs Pinkham at
Lvnn Mass., for the advice which she
"Hers free of charge to all women.
Martial Law Will be Declared--Families
-eating-Lust Chance Kesuine Work
Soou—Jim Is Near Death — Geuerul
Dferriain Given Full Power.
Wardner, Idaho, May 1.—The thugs are
on the run. Terror has seized them. The
law still stands and the Coeur d'Alenes
ure still in tlie United States of America.
From Canyon Creek came stories of panic and flight. The defiant leaders of the
moh of Saturday are packng their gri[*s
and silently dropping out of sight. Dozen-., it is claimed, have disappeared already, iliiiuj-h the nearest of Uncle Sam's
bli.iviials are still nearly a hundred mile-.
away. From this town also some of the
most conspicuous strike leader*, have disappeared mysteriously. The proces-iun of
trunks nnd boxes moving to the depot il
also a lively one; but no one can say
how many of these belong to men who
mingled in thc mob and how many are
the baggage of law-abiding citizens who
are sending their families out of the country till all danger is past.
At the Last Chance mine work was ro-
resumed with hand drills, but other arrangements will he made quickly. It U
the purpose of the management to increase
the number of men to at least equal tl.e
old-time strength of the working force.
But, while the outlook is brighter thin
yesterday, Wardncr has received a terrible blow. It will take months to recover tl.e prosperity of 10 days ago. Nor
do all feel certain that life and property
are yet safe in the Coeur d'Alenes. No
Iron-is will cim.e till tomorrow—perhaps
not till Wednesday, and there is a ftcling
of dread lest fresh outrages occur while
red tape is being unwound to release the
troops which are so sorely needed here
Jim Cheyne, the vanner man at the
Hunker Hill and .Sullivan concentrator,
who was shot by the mob on Saturday
while trying to escape, is at the point of
death today, An effort will be Blade
to take him to Spokane this afternoon for
surgical treatment, hut it is feared the
b.iilel that pierced his t'.i-jn will cause
■liiitli before he reaches th-re.
lion, the heil olli-n-s of lie Pnpkcr
H*'l  _   Sullivan   Hi-    H-l-ge  c.unc  Ihis
ii.. tiling that *"pc,|ii' can stay in Ward*
tier ns there "ill sum be w*3rk !• :* everybody.'' No doubt exi'ts now that the
...ill will be rebuilt promptly and work
resumed in the mine. Nor is there any
doubt thai the owners will refuse positively to make any i-o.i.pioini-e with the
Aside from these fads little can be
told as to the company's plans. Thi*
much is certain: It can not rely on the
local authorities for protection, either no.v
or iu thc future.
The only prate, ti, n now is s"di as tan
be gained from UM federal g.ivi>.'.u_'-nt.
Merrlnm   Hns   Full   l'oiver.
Washington, May 1.—-Urigudier (Ieneral Merriam, commanding the department of Colorado, has been ordered and
has already departed fur Boise to <
with the governor of Idaho regarding the
necessity and use of United states troops
at the Wardner strike. The general has
hnd placed at his disposal any of the
troo|>s available, whether in the department of Colorado or not.
Tlie troops in surrounding departments
have lieen ordered to hold themselves in
readiness to respond to orders to move
when issued by (Ieneral Merriam.
There are some companies in the vicinity of the strike, such as Fort Spokane,
Helena, Minit.. Vancouver and Boi.-e,
which can he sent to the seene of the ti it
in a very short time. Tlie whole matter
is in the hands of Merriam.
The troops in the department of Missouri are under waiting orders in anti-i-
pnlinn of being sent to Wardner, Idiho.
Cars were sent to Fort Crook yesterday
afternoon nnd held with nn engine attached ready to pull out with n b.»tti]io-i
of the Sixteenth infantry at a moment's
An order has been received from the
war depnrtment to the eo-mmander of the
department of the hikes to have his troops
ready to move to Wttrdner, Idaho, where
the miners are rioting as a result of labor
At New Fort Spokane Compiny M of
(he Twenty-fourth infantry is ready to go
to Wardner as soon as orders are received.
Telegrams came yesterday directing the
company to be ready to go to Wardner,
and there is nothing lo do now but wait
fur Iinthcr ordeis.
Methodism had an early start iu
Yreka, Cal. In 1852 the Itinerant was
on the Held. During the same year
the first church, built of logs, was secured. This was replaced ln 1854 by
a small frame structure, which, though
very tin pretentious, Is said to have cost
$10,000. This house did service for 44
There was a young: man from Lenora,
Who boldly went off to the war;
The "beef" made him sick,
He recovered quite quick,
By the prompt use of old Jesse Moore.
There are said to be about 1,000,000
temples In Cinna, containing from 5,-
000,000 to 10,000,000 Idol gods.
FITS _32l_E,-_ °\"*a- » o an or ner-onsne,
w IT ■ r **r"1 d*'' * UM ot D**' Kline's Urea
_e"W Jlestorer. Send tor Fit KB Bs.00 trU
bol lie ami treatise, DR. It H. j_-_tT_» Ws. Ks
ai-*. street, ri_ladelp_l_. j**    *"**-, *»*»*t -P
President Loubet likes music and entertained the Abbe Perosi the other
day. He continues to retain the simplicity of manner for which he was remarkable as deputy and senator. His
conversation is racy of the south and
full of savor. It is easy, almost animated, and has always a spice of esprit. One sees that his homllness has
never Impeded culture.
Presbyterians in the Dominion of
Canada are engageii in a forward movement along the route of the Canadian
Pacific railway. No town with a population of 1000 is to be without a Presbyterian church. The ministers will
be drawn from the college in Winnipeg.
IKY  A-.--N--  rOOT-KAS-*,
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; make,
walking easy. Cures swollen aud sweating
feet, busters and callous spots. Believes
corns and bunions of all pain and is a certain cure for Chilblains, Sweating, damp*
or frosted feet. We have over thirty thousand testimonial-.. Try It today. Sold by
all druggists and shoe stores for 25c. Trial
Package FREE. Address. Allen S. Olmsted. Le Roy, N. Y.
Among the ex-presidents and most
enthusiastic of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, are Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Mrs. John W. Foster
and Mrs. Adlai Stevenson.
I L,   wrlto  to   NATHAN PENSION
f     HK'KKimi), Wellington, I). C. they will
II recelvs quick rei-lles. B, 5th N. H. vols..
Staff 2nth Corps. Prosecuting claims since 1873.
The new library building presented
to Keene, N. H., by the late Edward
Carrington Thayer was formally opened the other day.
To Cure n Cold In One Day.
Take   Laxative   Hromo   Quinine   Tablets.    All
ilnii i:i- Is refund money If It falls to cure. 2.*K*.
Professor M. M. Curtis of Adelbert
college has given that institution his
private collection of Oriental curios
valued at thousands of dollars.
I know that my life was saved by Pise's
Cure for Consumption.—John A. Millet,
lu Sable, Michigan, April 21, 1896.
A new central prison is about to be
erected in the immediate vicinity of
Constantinople by order of the sultan.
The cost is estimated at $200,000. The
plans have been prepared ln Europe
upon the most approved models.
State of Ohio. City of Toledo. Lucas Co., ss.
Frank J. Cheney miiken oath that ho Is the
senior partner of tne firm of F. J. Cheney _
Co., doing business In the City of Toledo, county and state aforesaid, and that said firm will
pay tho sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
for each and every case of Catarrh that can
not be cured by the use of Hulls Catarrh Cure.
Sworn and subscribed to before me and nub-
scribed ln my presence, this 6th day of December,   A.   D.   1880.      A.   W.   GLKASON,
(Seal.) Notary   l'ubllc.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and
aots directly on the blood and mucous surfaces
of the system.    Fend for testimonials,  free.
F.   J.  CHENEY  & CO.,  Toledo,   O.
Sold  by druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
O. H. '.loude, foreman of the Oakes-
dale machine works, has invented on
acetyline gas lamp.
The farmers of Lincoln county are
on the war path over the goose pit-
that the nlmrods dig ln their grain
A project ls suggested for constructing a beet sugar factory at Tacoma,
or ln adjacent territory for handling
, beets to be grown ln the Puyallup val-
I ley and uplands in the vicinity of Ta-
\ coma.
The Gillies Mill Company, of Nook-
sack, has just finished loading the
thirteenth carload of lumber which
they have turned out Blnce February
1, for local trade alone.
Merchants of North Yakima are
forming a company for the purpose
of opening direct commercial relations
with Asiatic ports to make a market
for products of the Yakima valley.
The Westland-Swalwell shingle mill
at Salmon is turning out 120,000
a day and with enough timber at hand
to operate almost Indefinitely. The
shingles are all of the best quality too
and bring the highest prices
It is estimated that there is lOOfr % amber tubes long before the arrival
tons of wheat yet in Fomeroy* ware-*; **jjf tjitj -Spaniards.   The best   tobacco
Captain Urias Rhodes, who ls to
sail the yacht Defender ln the trial
races, has spent all his life on the water and is a friend of such old sailing
masters as Norman Terry and L. A.
A Household Necessity-.
Every home should have handy for use a little box of C—Ms rets Candy Cathartic, as a
perfect guardian of the family health. All
druggists,   ioc.  25c,  t*9c.
In the spring cleanse your system by using
Dr. Plunder's Oregon Blood Purifier.
Germany supplies 70 per cent of the
world's consumption of dyestuffs from
Use Dr. Pfunder's Oregon Blood Purifier now
The south of England has lost ln the
Rev. William Awdry of Ludgershall,
Wiltshire, its most famous sporting
parson. Mr. Awdry was as great a fox
hunter as the Rev. Jack Russell himself and a sportsman ln many fields.
Wheal Quotations, Wool Figures and
the Frlce of  Produce.
Pises CURE  roR
> Cough Syrup.  Tastes Good.
In time.   Sold bt druggists.
. ION '- UM PTI' )N
i returns m.mmm*>T*m%mmt
Cantnln Hookefclli-r l)liutpp€*nrs.
Mnniln, May 1.—Adjubin: Ocncml,
Washington! ('nptniii Roekato-lw of (lie
Ninth Infantry haa been miwlng since
the 28th ultimo. On ihat thiy he *.vs«
on thc line cnninmndin-.; a b.ittnliou m\ir
('nloocnn. He visited the outponts nt 9:30
p. m. and has not been seen since. Dilijicit
search was made that niultt t-vo lU-OS to
the front, but not'iin?* disevcrcd. There
was no enemy in front. The- -earch lias
been prosecuted ever since without success. Private papers that were in his
poem-Ion were found on Ilie 2')th ullinio
two and one-half miles to the front. It
is believed he lost his course nnd was
captured. ,
Captain Oharlee A. Rockefeller tnlered
the army as a private in Hie --'evciih M*v
York in' 1801. He served through Ihn c v.l
war. reaching the rank of Drttt lieutenant
of volunteers. He became s.-cmid licule.i-
nnt in the Ninth infantry in ISdl and hai
been with that  regiment ever since.
Ellhn Burritt gave all his library, including many" volumes of manuscript,
to the school in New Britain, Conn.,
which was named In honor of him. No
care was taken of the collection, and It,
has now been discovered that all the
manuscript volumes have disappeared,
as also many other books.
Gold can be beaten 1200 times thin-
er than printing paper. One ounce
will cover 146 square feet.
i\yes\wessPeas JSAWttr^es
The following prices are paid for
wheat delivered at the Spokane mills:
Wheat—Bluettem, bulk 50c, sacked
62c; No. 1 Club, bulk 47c, sacked 49c;
No. I red, bulk 45c, sacked 47c.
Vegetables—Potatoes, $2.00 to $2.25
per cwt.; onions, $1.35@$1.50; cabbage
$2.60 per cwt.; celery, 60 to 60c per doz.
Hay—Timothy, $13 per ton; wheat
bay, $11; alfalfa, $11.
Rye—Country points, f. o. b., 72c per
cwt.; Spokane, 75c per cwt
Corn—Whole, $1.16 per cwt.; cracked, $1.20.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $14 per ton;
shorts, $13.; bran, $15.; rolled barley,
$20.; chicken feed, $15 to $20.
Wood (on car)—Fir, $3.; tamarack,
$3.75; pine, $2.75. Retail—Fir, $3.50;
tamarack, $3.50 to $4; pine, $3 to $3.25.
Coal (retail)—Roslyn lump, $5.50;
Pennsylvania antharcite, $18; Colora
do antharcite, $16; foundry coke, $16;
Cumberland black, $17.50 to $20.
Poultry — Chickens, live weight, 15
to 16c per pound; turkeys, dressed, 16
to 18c; spring ducks, dressed, 14 to 16;
geese, live, 15 to 16c.
Meats—Beef cows, live, $2.75 to $3.60
per cwt.; dressed, 7 to 7Vic; hogs, live,
4 to 4!-.i*; dressed, 8 Mi to 9c per lb.
Portland, Or., April 30. — The wheat
market was quiet today, owin*r to scarcity
of tonnage. Walla Walla, 5,)c; v.tlley,
5!i@UOo; bluestem. 61 @t2c.
Tacoma, April SO.—The week closed
with wheat unchanjred at U.e decline of
Jc in tiie local muket i.o el. 11 b Sl-'Jc;
bluestem, 01 Jc.
San Francisco, April 30- Silver bars,
02 3 8c.
Mexican dollars, 61f_H2o,
Lake co. p t-BtOketT $1!'.12K?19 25.
Tl.e firm that fixes tl.e stTinj* prhe for
miners and smelters quotes lead at J'-l 10
at Ihe il ise
Mothers will find Mrs. Win-low's Soothing Syrup the best remedy to use for their
children durng the teething period.
Sam Church, who has returned to
Billings from ao visit to his sheep
ranch on Pryor creek, reports small
losses for the winter.
A letter from L. L. Pirrstoff, with
the -Montana regiment at Manila, says
that Captain Stull has laid down his
prayer book and taken up a rifle.   He
fought with the regiment ot Calooean.
Dert Marti.., nie nocKmaster on Rea
Lodge creek,  wintered  his sheep  in
I Wyoming, and he suffered the heavi-
I est loss of any wool grower thus far
heard from.      He places his loss at
1,200 head of sheep out of a total of
L. H. Lombard, one of the'ploneers
of Neihart, o.ed in Skagway March
31st of heart or brain disease. He
left Neihart in September for Dawson. He had previously taken up two
claims on Eldorado creek.
L. G. Schultz, who is to have charge
of the Kalispell signal service office
in that city, has arrived.
Henry Struck has been appointed
sheep inspector for Yellowstone county succeeding Jack Boyer.
It is reported that state senator H.
H. Hobson has purchased the interest
of T. C. Power & Brother in the Bank
of Fergus County.
C. D. Ellis has tendered his resignation as Northern Pacific agent at Livingston, and will return to the east
and engage in agriculture.
The trial of "Cap" Carson for the
murder of Henry Dahlman occurred
last week at Boulder. The jury rendered a verdict of guilty in the second degree, and fixed his punishment
at 99 years in the penitentiary.
Robert W. Simpson of Butte and
Mary I. Manley of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
were granted a marriage license April
21st by clerk of the court T. A. Williams, at Billings. There is a romance
attached to the marriage. Mr. Simpson was a rough rider in Grlgsby's
cavalry. In the troup from Butte, and
it wns while camped at Camp Thomas,
Ga., last summer that he met the
young woman who has since become
his wife. Miss Manley enme all the
way from her Tennessee home to wed
Mr. Simpson.
Probably the oldest chessmen known
to exist are an almost complete set
which Is preserved ln the East Indian museum, London. They were excavated about thirty years ago on the
site of the city of Brahmunabad, In
Sind, whicli was destroyed by an earthquake ln the eighth century. They are
black and white, made of Ivory and
ebony, turned and plain In character,
without ornament. The kings and
tpieens are about three Inches high, the
pawns one inch and the other pieces
of intermediate heights. Fragments of
a choss board of the same materials
were found with them.
A male adult has half an ounce of
sugar in his blood.
A statute providing that the number of votes polled at the last general
election by a political party shall be
found by taking the average vote received by such candidates as were not
indorsed by any other party, ls held
in Illgglns vs. Berg (Minn.), 42 L. R.
A., 1!45, to be Inapplicable where two
parties separately nominate a duplicate
ticket with all the candidates alike. In
such case it is held thnt for the purpose of preparing the official ballot this
computation may be made by any reasonable rule or method thut is fair and
Dr. I. U. Temple has been appointed county physician of Wallowa county.
houses to be shipped. None is being
shipped at present. It is held by the
farmerB waiting an advance in the
The fruit men of Walla Walla valley state that the severe winter was a
blessing In disguise to the fruit. They
report that the cold has killed the San
Jose scale, which is so distructive to
the fruit and trees.
Large shipments of salmon are being made from east Clallam to Seattle nearly every steamer. On Monday over 1000 pounds were shipped.
Six cents a pound Is now paid for salmon delivered on the wharf here.
Three industries are in course of construction on the water front, Whatcom
which will add materially to the business interests of the bay in the future.
The industries in question are the
fertilizer plant, the big B. B. I. mill,
and the reconstruction of the old Globe
J. M. Yates and W. A. Yates, representing A. J. Krollin ft Co., of Kansas
City, are buying Eastern Oregon
sheep for shipment to the Kansas City
market. They say they have secured 18,000 muttons In Baker and Union
counties, and expect to increase their
purchases to over 40,000.
The new fruit cannery building at
Hood river is. completed, and a force
of 17 girls are already at work in it,
making up the knock-down berry-
boxes, which will be soon used for the
oncoming berry crop. Hood river expects to be shipping Its strawberries
within 30 days. The plants are now
ln full bloom, and never looked better.
Last winter's weather did not hurt
them a particle. It is expected that
75 car loads of strawberries will be
shipped from Hood river this season,
as against 56 car loads last season.
Pare Tea
In package*
at grocers'
News of Paderewskl's first appearance in St. Petersburg emphasizes the
fact that his manager has- introduced
into Russia's methods of advertising
never witnessed there before. In every
shop window of St. Petersburg haags
the well known picture of the pianist.
This is said to be the first time that
the picture of any artist who appeared there has been displayed in this way
to the public.
Tobacco is a native of Mexico, and
was used by the Aztecs, who smoked it
comes from the states of Vera Cruz,
Tabasco', Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatan,
Guerrero And the southern part of
Tamaulipas. The average yield per
acre is from 2500 to 4000 pounds-
Mr. Du Paty de Clam, who is Involved ln the Dreyfus scandal, Is reported
to have remarked to a friend: "My
fate is written in my name. Patl, In
Latin, means to suffer, and clam, ae-
cretly, in silence, without saying a
word. I am following out my destiny; I suffer in silence."
"Catty" is a weight still In use in
the treaty ports of China. When the
Chinese first sold tea to Europeans
they inclosed it in the little lacquer
cases, which each weighed a "catty,"
and in due time were called tea-catties
and at last tea-caddies.
Building is being rushed all over
Greenwood and Anaconda.
The liquor dealers of Greenwood
have organized a liquor dealers' protective association.
A large number of unemployed
cooks and waiters are now ln Greenwood, and it will be well for this class
of laborers to steer clear of Greenwood at present.
The ice has disappeared from Christina lake from the south end up as far
as Texas point, and the lake is open
to navigation for thai distance. Above
Texas point there is still considedable
ice, but it is now going fast. During
the winter the little steamer Myrtle
B., which previously saw much service on Slocan and Arrow lakes, has
been laid up at Levally's, on Christina
lake, and is now undergoing a thorough overhauling, preparatory to the
spring and summer business. With
the Increasing knowledge of the beauties and advantages of Christina lake
as a summer resort, it is probable
that it will become increasingly popular each season.
Sour Stomach
"Alter I wns l-duced to Hit CASCA-
—t-'I'S, I will iiererbe wltliout them In tbe house,
Mr liter was in a Terr bail sltspe. ami my bead
ached and I bud ston*—eh trouble. Now. since taking Case—rets. I feel Sue. Mr wife bas also used
them with beueficlal results for sour stotuacb."
JOB. KUIUL1NQ, I'M C'uugrett til., til. Louis, Ma
■      ^k^^    -.MiriAMIIti j.
Plesssnt.  Palatable.   Potent.   Taste  Ootid. Oo
tttxxl, N,'v,'i Sicken. Weaken, or Gripe. 10c, 25c, 60s.
...    CURE  CONSTIPATION.    ...
• StatSr t siqisar, IHt.n. Hsatrral, In tack.   St
Sold and guaranteed by all druf
■isla lu (lUK Tobacco Habit.
For Oon-rrhu-a and Oleet Ri-t Pabat-s Okaj SppcbV II
* "*• SJJ'AfSrt-™! ■_"? wl» east .*,_ and e»<-i-
)-•>. **0 CASK lt has ever fniii-d to cure, no
3— Iter how * riuns or of Low lonu staiidlno-. IteciilU
rom Ita use will ajtcnli-h jou. II _ absolutely salfa,
Sternala t-tricturo, and can be taken without .iicootc-
—flip* al„t detention fivm Dualllet— PKIt'E, $*.UX F—,
sale by nil rvliable QnijrtrlgtR, or aent lircpa,d by i lillaaa
>—lnl> wrapped, on reci-nt of price, by
,,         „  .      PAB8T C_i_II>_ OO., Obit..*, m.
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er -VOTE THE ■ AM•_.
-»——-.—  .1-
Of .In- siimt- troubles from which you are
11-fIcrittt; will cure ymi. ThnusHiitis ol people
wlii'i-t-re broken down, vetk sml hsdatired
lociiii^- ovu- tlnir iiro-ontguoil health to
Moore's Revealed Remedy
It cures. Nothing injurious ur had tasting
sl-iitil il-lt Is t-tisy ami pi. a-ant lo take. Try a
hottli* ut your ilr-.iKKlsts, 11.00 a buttle.
Title Ciirrle—  the   Hit*..
Phi'aili>]*iliin. April 30.—Yale ca riwl lit
the honors nt the nntiut.1 c.imivul of r,-
Iny rates held lu'ie under the atisp're-i of
the University of IVnnsy'v-inii m Fr nk-
lin Held yc>ti r.lay, the wtan-is of tho Itlue
winning lhe t n -n,i e. two ... It ir.d foui-
inile ('h.ini*-i -!i-Mp ri-l.iy r.ue*. Al:l.o..;.:h
IVnnsylvi.tiiii u:ts dittppolntcd in the o tt-
come of thi-se event*, she U happy lieoiusi'
one of her iiu-.i now hold*, tie Aiucifiin
hronil jump ric.nd. A. 0. Krter.zlin, wh>
also hold.* the American nhunpionehtp
hurdle jumps, jumped 24 ft-ct 3J iinlic*,
breaking thc American record of _3 ft-et
8 7-8 inches, held l.y Myer Prinzlein of
Syracuse univi rsily. The litlcr w..s %'to
entered in this event, but the best I.e
could do wns 2'i fct 2* inches.
at   i
Ask dnicg-lsts for Dr. Marti-ls
French Female Pills in metal hoi
"Uh l*ren,<h Flagon toptnlllue,White
U -f" ttiil Beii.    Iuslst on ua. iiik Hi--  Kt-niiinu.
If I W*    ■■elli-ffnrWniiien" iniill.-irFP..:*-: In plain
„""■"■la-sled letter with testimonials anil particulars.
FRENCH DRUG CO.. 381 * 383 Petri St.. Nasi 1 or-
Cm HiK*U for ui.i<-,tiir*
i dUrhftrKM, iiiiUiinut.ui.Ni,
lriitftt.oDt  or ul.pratlout
of  mo coo i   -oombrftDM.
Fainl-M*. tud not Mtrin*
h_E.AKJ0mw-.CJ.iCo. «*Dt or Kuwnontu
"     Hold b? OraftUU.
"or tent in plain wrapper,
by   eZprnw,   prr-pald,   for
il.OO, or S bottle*. $2.75.
OircnUr •rut u'd  roquert
PILLS   Willi Jury  llrlblnc
Settle. \V..«,i., May 1.—Inspe t r l_r>
risey of the Ilonlon poli.c, has arr'.vtd lure
with extrntlilinn papers for John l'oye,
who is wanted in Boston to answer the
charge of jury bribing. Foyo is under
$.100 bondl to appear in the police court
this afternoon.
Explosive bullets were first used In
India f .r hunting tigers and elephants.
The castle of Heideldberg is the largest ln Germany.
0M£.FOR A DOSE. Cure Sick Ht-tilsch*
••*• pyspepsls, Btntote Tim pies anil Piiri'7 tN
wood. Aid HiKff-tionsndPTfTent Billoainess. D«
ait (Irlpe or Sicken. Tocontince -011, we will ma,,
'•"PI*'fe. or full boi for Mc. Till. 1IOHAMKO
«... rill!-,!:..,  (Viin.-i.    Bold b» Pru^lsH.
•*mewm*m++- usiiW
This lorm, aa well aa Hllnil, Kli-eiiinoor l*rotrndKi»
SPilea are enre,l I.j Dr. Bosanko-s Pile Remedy
.ops itchiun and lileedinir. Abaorha tuntnrs.   hie a
arat ilruumata ut aent lit mall. Treatise free. Writs
m, about »our case.   DR. BOHANKU, Phllada., Pa,
Si. s, u.
No. 18,   !»!..
Alabttstlne, the only durable trail eoatlng,
takes the plaoe of scaling kslsomlnos, wall
paper and paint for walls. It can be used on
plaster,  brick, wood or canvas.
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Alabastlne can be used over paint or paper; I Every church and' schofinio*ise Int-iOtd' bV coat- ' Alabastlne packages have full directions,
paint or paper can be used over Alabastlne. j ed only with AlnbBBilne Hundreds of tons Anyone can brush It on. Aide paint dealer for
Uuy only In nve pound pnckBges, properly la- | used year.y for this work. Cli-nuliie Alabas- ; tint card. "Alabastlne Bra" flee. *.labastl_«
baled: i.'ks no substitute. J tin* does not rub and seal* oK. J Co., -rand ltaplds, Mich.
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kT_»> _*r<_v Ktf 5P
3fc__ae VVm. Hunter Oo,,
Y^c 3 re now agents for
• •_**/_!_V   C0__3L.pax_.3rs
Sewing Machines
Just Arrivad *
see The machines.
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Tjo you   -want
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JEWELRY,    ------
tlANOSf --_-_-_
Japob Dover,
Box 31     .  .    Nelson, l.'C.
NoTic.:—"Daytoh"   Mineral Claim,
nitiuto,! in the Slocan  City   Minion
Division   of West  Koolt-nay    District
Where located :—At the mouth of Dayton Croek, near Sprinner.
Take notice that I, Oeo. H. Avlnrd act-
ink oh for E. S. K'rnt-v. Free Miner's Certificate No. 11000. intentl sixty
tlavs from the date* hereof,  to apply to
thi Miuinn Recorder for a Certtflcate of
\\\\ .trovem.*nt*, tor thu  pavpiMtt   ol   ob'
raininK a  Crown Orant   of the above
- And farther take notice that action
until* -.octi-m 37, mint   be   commenced,
l'i;,'--*.* Hit* nan-uce of such  Certificate
of Improvement-i,
D.ited tliis 6th   day of March, 1899.
11 | 3 1 99.
&_e&i_,k:iri_.    Tin
HOTEI<s       WHARF.
Now that tbe program for the
Queen's Birthday has been officially
drawn up, the Committee can (
back over their 'labors *ith satisfaction,
The question of holding ilie celebration,
although never in doubt, was a matter
associated with difficulties' 'never
before met with by any celebration
oonimittpe in the Sloca... Not only
had they to contend "with il.e l.onc-t
opposition uf a iit-igM-r-ri. -, town, but
wore forced to fight against the
undeihand actions of a rival committee,
which stoop, d to deception ti-accomplish .ts ends,
The manner adopted by the three
towns, Kaslo, Silverton and New
Denv.r, in extending their invitations
to the public, shows their statu- in the
community. Kaslo, with her hosts of
friends, won by former successful fet. s,
issued her invitation in an independent
way. Silverton, a newer town,
follows Kaslo's lead and eu'leuvored in
every honorable way to secure the besi
list of events for her visitors. New
Denver acts the tupplicant Her
invitations art luiftai with a mendicant's touch/ "She places loin If mi
t-V>ject for Lharity.
Of i be towns of the Slocan, none un-
so dependent on lhe goodwill of the
r- st as ib New Denver. Kaslo and
Silverton stand on their own feet.
New Denver rests on government lots,
not yet paid for.
Ibe Slocan is tired of supporting a
tewn whicli has governmental and not
natural reasn. s for its
It may be unnecessary to remind the
SilverU*-* Soion, that the excursionists
come as ibeir guesfs. The freedom of
the city should be extended to them.
lie nowly organiz d Union of
Nelson should be invited, as well as
tho miners of Slocon C.ty and Ten
Mile. Let us have a Miners' Union
**■«  . 5.*, •«*•**,
When the Slooan, the smallest
Mining Division in British Columbia,
can lead all the rest in tho value of her
metal production with the low price of
silver, what will we do when silver
keeps on me r'se as it now  docs?
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PROPS.  ""•""•"-•.a.
As predicted two weeks ago in the
SlLvSR-i'SUS, the Government have
again changed their minds and arc
preparing once more to enforce the
Eight Hour Lsw, The Act will come
into force on June 12th. next, if thc
Oov-rnii.' i:t does not make another
flop. Now the question of wages will
come up, which, in the interests of all
concerned, it is hopc:l will be settled
Wilson Hotel.
Teeter   Bros.  -  -   Props
fXCCOC  Headquarters For Mining And Commerfial Men.
Everything First-class la All ReapeeU.
CITY, - - - - B-
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NOTICE.—   "Coitus"  Minernl Claim;
Hituate In the 81 tean Citv Mining Div
ision nf West Kooteuav  District.
Where loeatetl:—At the Lead   ol tl.e
North Fork of Lemon Cr**ek.
Take notice that I, J M. McGrenor, acting as st-ant for J. A. Finch. Free Miners Certl-cate  No. 167U and E. J. Dyer.
Free Miner's Certiflcale No 5651a. int-'ml
sixty ilaya frum the date hereof, to' Apply
to the Mir*iii|i Hiioortler for a  Certine-tti
ol Improvements, fpr tl.e purpose ofob-
tai.iii.K a Crown Grant ol tltealmve claim.
And fnrther take  notice action
under section 37,   must be cotnmencetl
before the issuance of sucb   Certificate of
Dated this twentieth day of January
J. M. McGrkoos.
1*8 | 11 99.
and SOO Line
General Freight and Transfer
tasinm Bone.
Orders left at News Stand will   be
promptly attended to.
SILVERTON,        -      -      -      It. C
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East and
i— Tickets IssubdAni. Baooagi —
—— Checked To Destwatiok. ——-
_.^_»    . (exceptfug   8undsy'
itevelstQkp «nd Main Line Points.
8.05—lea ve^-Si l v krton—a r. i ve—16,30
Nelson,   Trail,   Rossland, Ac.
Ascertain present   i"»fw ^nrtfull m-
f-rm«ft«>^hy. sddres_ing   nearest Iocs
NS»>   •••—"• .-...".."...T.*'
W. a. CLARK, Afent, Silverton
Tray. Tats. Ag^nf, Nelson.
pfs^f Pkss. Agent, Vansosvsr
. PRors
B. 0.
Ahd General R_al Estaw Agents,
om«« i_ Beats* mma • -   u_kcr st
NELSON,   B, 0.
. W/Pellew-Harvev, V.C.tX, Member
inst. M.ninf- and Metallurgy, Loudon,
and for Ii.uny years with Vivian A Sous,
Swansea, and at present their tvpresen-
,a_'.'3?r }P tf1-*', country, has extensive
Metallurgical "Aorks al Vancouver, antl
isnTSkintfa.specialty of advising on the
cyanide treatment of ores, and making
tests by imalaamation, chlorination ami
concentration. Another feature of tbe
business is checking smelter pulps, assay
Ing in all its branches, with chemical analyse-,
Having bad ten years' e»perionco with
the ores of B. C, iu addition to a long
practical training in Europe, tl.e results
reported by tbe above can be entirely relied upon  'I here are no pupils kept in
he business, tbe assistants lieing;
Mita-_v-mists   Cecil Bryant. Asso
AHD -SKAT-CM.    eiate Royal School  .,f
Mines, London.   A.F, Fell.nv
Chemical Society, and late Chief Ghem
ist and Meullurgist with   tbe C-saiar
Central Railway Company.
A. A. Watson, Fellow
Inst, of Chemistry, Lon-
li hi
don, anil Bachelor of Scisnce, with honor*.
in Chemistry, who has had a long and
varied experience in Chili and Queensland. ^^
W, Pellew- Harvey represents the following Arms In Canada, vis:- Mexsrs.
Vivian A Sons, Swansea; The Elliott's
■Ma-al Oo., Bany Port; The Caasel Gold
E-tractin_ Co , Glascow; Messn. James
Bros. M. K. London; and is also special
Goverqm-nt examiner for the Provincial
Assays-** examinaUon.
Forther pammmm on sptUksatlwj at
tfoe office, FaJrfleW Block, Vanceover,
L-bor troubles are again rife in tbe
Coeur d' Alenes, and tbe Bunker
Hill and Sullivan Co, aro mourning
the loss of their mill, whu-li has bem
blown up, presumably by the Union
mimrs. United States troops have
heen sent into Wardner, the scene of
the trouble, and no doubt .verythinx
will soon be settled. The blowing up
of a $-200,000. mill seems a
thing, but tbere is no doubt two side-,
to this question and all difficulty could
have been avoided if the Bunker Hill
aud Sullivan Oo, had had the
to have recognized the Miners Union
as a legitimate organization and had
treated with it as such, instead of
taking the stand it did,, denying any
r glits to the union. The Spoka. e
daily papers appear to be adopting th.
same course they took during the
foimcr trouble, "which reflected hut
littlo credit upon them whon the true
facts of the case were sifted through
tho courts. All should suspend judgement until both sides in tbis dispute
havo had a hearing.
Wo aro in receipt of a circular sent
out by the mine owners, whose delegation visited Victoiia some weeks
ago in regard to tbe Eight Hour-Law
The position taken by these gentlei-iien
ii not the position taken by the
SilvertokiaN, nor do Ibe arguments
advanced by them B'.ate the reasons for.
the stand we have taken in the matter,
While sympathising with the miner-,
in their desire for an eight hour shift
aud believing fully in the ultimate
adopticn of a law regulating the matter,
we bave been and are opposed to the
debating school methods used by our
Legislature in passing the present Act.
Tbo time was cot ripe for such legislation and for a radical measure, such
as it is, tbere must be agitation before
■ ' i WW
It is quite natural that the Miners'
Union of Sandon should arrange to run
their Queen's Birthday excursion to
Silverton, this being tho only mining
town among the oelebrato.s. Kaslo is
i oommeroial centre. New Denver a
government town. Yet the action of
the Sandon Miners is appreciated  by
The j-reaifft |itt_lsln roininuareifien out ol low irniilt- ores, says tl.e
Snoksne Miner antl Electrician; of
I'ttiitse, where tliey are met in larpe
quantities. U.e AluRl-a-Tre.nlwell has
paid-"lue 1891.-13.625 000 nnd previous
tn that date, alien known as the Alaska
Mlnlug ami .Milling Co., had paid |700,
000. The ore of tbis mine is very low
gra-'e, never exceeding $3 60 a ton anil
of'en avertuinK for month.-, but a tiifl-
over f*2. a ton, but Il.e conditions are
such that the maximum of n onomy is
possib'e. Tin*. Hoincstake mine, in
South Dakot;.. has paid since IS0}, $7,
181,000 on ore that .lid no. exceed ft. a
ton in value. The Qui' ev copper mine
of Michigan, l.ns pnid since the year
named, $10,120,000. treating oro carrying about 3 -a*, cent copper. The
Tan.arac, another Michigan copper
mine, has paid t5.570.000 in tbe same
pt-rio.l, treating similar ore.
Which mwl.t be an aid to the Corn-
mitten having in band a rival celebration.
Bind to meet nil boats and trains and
greet the pa'ssenters with "We Don't
Want to play in your ymd.'., "Home
Sweet Home", or "Will (be Wind never
Stop Blowing?" After whicli.
Grand   Black   Jack   Game,     Ronub
Riders barred, Cheque* N G.
Band ;   "Oh Whv did My Father send
Me West?"    (N.  B.--Give lots   of
mut-ir, ib* cheap )
Tour i if Inspect ion. to visit the Club,
cemeterv,Government Reservo and
places of   interest,   including   lhe
grave of the Political Association.
International Game of Marbles,
For keeps.
March Past, of  halt starved  slock.
(This gives the locals a grand chance)
Address; "The Beauty of tl.e  Present
Scavangering System."   by  a local
More agony from tl.e Bant!.
(At this stage of the game, the visitors
could leave lor other towns, where  l*oua
fide sports for money prizes  were bellni
held,   after whicli the Committee could
figure up how much  the town  wa.i  out
on tbe day.    Then  kick  themselves fur
il.e iiilillt-p.led stupidity they showed in
antagonising all the neighboring towns
in the past,)
The. shipment nt ore from Slocan
Lake points, up lo and including U.e
Presen   -reek, from Jan. 1, 1899.
.From.Bosun Landing. Tons.
Bosun \  400 .
From New'Denver.                          Tons
Marion 20
From Silverton. Tons
Cotrstook    20
" concentrates  100
En-ily Edith  60
Fidelity     3
Noonday   20
Vancouver 320
Wakefield 580
WYrt**mmmwm\ maT*\*mwrWsW'.
>**t\mm m-*m*';tm*s**tem*-et*rwC'.-3)eiammi* .iw^»sse««-<-«s-iiafc»is-iiii.'iitiiiii»>w«iisii
Divine Services will be conducted in
tbe Silverton Cburoh on tl.e second and
fourth Sunday of the month by tbe Rev.
C. F. Yates, at 8 p. m. You are invited
to he present.
Beginning on Sunday, November, 6th
the Rev. R. N. Powell will hold services
tsrety alternate Sunday at 3 p. ro. in the
8ilvert"n Churoh. In addition to these
services will be held on everv alternate
Monday evening at 7 p. m., comnencing
Monday, November 13tb. Everyone is
cordially invited to atteud,
'ii»*i'«iji|wwi|i"''"*s*».'*M ettm*»tw,aatamev4 *•**»»*
Outside Parties Desiring Horses in silverton
Can  Have Them   Reserved By  Writing To-
t t t + ♦ ♦	
a. p. Mcdonald,
MRli OF IH.IU.II0! VII A.M> TOLL*,   for I'-Hghs ami *'•!*«.
ILAC CR AM, unequalled for the skin.
Om Mvy The 24th,
I3.T    -<k.T    '
nr 1^ oY*fou T*Tl L'T* ^te 8mlce'
ALL    KI.\D  OF riPES.
R.  C.
JA.ME8 ROWE8    -   -   -   -    PROP.
:•; Headqiartoni For liii; let :•:
SILVERTON      •      •      •      •   B. C.
May, 24th, 1899.
$1,75 o TT p R l z E s.
.00 in rnim
$200. k $100.
| 75 * $ 95.
$ 50. k $ 35.
ten bio events.   C A LEDONIA N
* "tint. "St
Matched (.am- of Baseball   ^ -  Ike Reel %%hl
Sandon Rand Will Be In Attendance
R* O. MATHESON, Siomt-W-
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