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Joto WorU     *
Neatly & PrompttyDoiia
•JVe can quote you bedrock prices
Iu SilverlMi m ««ld Mt.  Tk«L.H.
WMmtti Reviewed.
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mum    la   4#*    Ar«__4
Probably the most talked-ot prospect
ground Silverton to-day ia the L, H.
ielaim. situated in prof iraitv to the camp
on Usd Mountain. The rich strike m»de
tiirre recently end the splendid aamplcs
brought dowfl have aroused considerable
interest end we publish therefore a history o( tbe claim end a description ol its
Shortly after tbe location of the |>. H .,
In May 1«9», about seventeen feet of Ihe
width ot the ledge was sampled bjr J. M.
M. Bennedum at tbe only point where
ti wee well eipoaed and the average for
that width waa shown to be about $60.
leld per ton.
A. rapgeraente were then at once made
(or r-i-vse-cutting the whole ledge, which
appeared to have a width of sixty feet,
the .contract readint; 'from foot to hanging wall, or sixty feet."
JT/or convenience the cross-cut. wes
att^ted at a point in the ledge about fifty
feet away from the place from which the
above samples ware token.
The contractors ran the tunnel twenty
(set into thn ledge, sixteen feet of it
through ore assaying various averages
from t-V to $10. gold, the other four feet,
utxt tbe face, being in country lock
Tbey then declared their agreement perforata, claiming tliat they had crosscut thc ledge. Tbe <»w;icrs, however, did
net believe that to be t^ecaeo and wlien
the next assessment wm due tbey drove
the tunnel aeven feet ahead, ell of which
still proved to be country rock. The
■apt assessment was not under the con
cr>a of the original owners and was not
ujpd to extend the croas-eot.
Ilowever. when tha present owners
t-egan work on UM pnufN^ty tbia spring,
tbey easily agiowl that the face of tlm
fMunei wee in a "horse" and eo they at
once began to puih the tunnel ahead;
end their good judgement waa proved by
the very firat phot, which threw out ore
averaging $25. gold per ton.
lt should here be remarked that on tbe
•jfrlace of tlio ledge there ia a quarta
(cam about six inches wide running
through it parallell to Ibe er-tlls, and
that a aatnpie taken from this seam. et a
point immedl-tfily ahead of the face of
Ibe tunnel assayed above $100. in gold,
Now. it is estimated tlut the tunnel
must still be driven at ltast fifteen feet
before it can ont that quarts seam, and
il is assumed tliat all of that fifteen feet
is good ore, the same aa it is on the
surface, All any rate the two or three
feet of it already penetrated hss proved
to be ore assaying from $30. to $108. gold
per ton.
It ie included ln tlie present plana of.
(he owners to drive tlie tunnel about
twenty five feet further, which distance
it thought necessary to fully cross-c ut
the ledge, and then to start another tunnel to tap tbe ledge at about one hundred
leet deeper. This second tunnel will
need to he only about one hundred snd
"titty feet long, the topography of the
around being rarely favorable fqr cheap
de-felopema*!!*,-   .
When It ill taken into consideration
that all of the L. H. ore is susceptible of
easy concentration and that the ore
assaying from five to twenty dollars can
he concentrated about ten tons into one,
and when it is further considered that
the ore. either belore or after concentration, can   be cheaply   treated   by
• Janide piocets, it is difficult tp get awsy
fropa tbe conclusion that there are " Mil-
lione to it ", this wonderful L. H.ledge;
for careful prospecting ha* shown thst
the gold is not confined to a pocket or a
small spot, but tbat the richness indie .
»ted in and around the present tun no.
ie carried by tbe ledge for several
hqndred feet along R.
A good easy-grade horse trail without
• •Ingle a witch back now connects the L.
H. camp, which is a beauty spot, with
the Galena Mlnee road, and the round
trip from Silverton to the mine cau now
be made, on a siyidlo horse in about
three hours.
There is abundance of fine timber on
the claim, and a two mile wagon road to
connect it wt(^ the Galena Mines (lata
'"•n cheaply he built over yrouud free
(ram danger nf show-slides.
Tbe L.H. is plainly Silverton's most
promising* prospect aud we much doubt
that any camp in B. 0.   has lis superior
An examination of tbe L. H. property
was made last Friday by David Bremner
•ecoiupauit- by some viuitioi!   mining
About Ihe quickest mining deal ever
put through in this part of the country
has just been consumated, Gross ft Co.
of Bilverton acting as broken tor Harris
the owqer of the property sold, and W.
R. Sandiford, acting as agent in the
interests of the purchasers,   the  North
West Mining Syndicate of London Eng.
J. C. Harris, owner of the Boatswain
discovered the   Fidelity ledge  on bis
property, -right at the boundary Hns of it
and the Fidelity claim.   This discovery
was made about the Mth. of May.   He
at once proceeded to trace the vein and
by the first of June had  uncovered  a
shute of ore abont 1000 feet from his
first discovery.    He placed the property
in the bauds of Cross AOo, of Silverton
to negotiate a.sale, with the result that
on  June  10th.   the attention of Mr.
Sandffoid was directed to it and an examination made of the property.   On
the 13th. an agreement was entered into
by which Mr. Sandiford agreed to work
two men on Ihe property for thirty days
and at the expiration of that time, if the
property justified it, to take a bond payable on or before one year for  toe sum
of $15,000. with a ten per cent down
payment, or if he choose, to psy the
aom ot $/500.  cash snd purchase the
property outright.   During tbe SO days
allowed under the agreement the  men
employed by Mr. Sandiford have traced
the vein suftlcently to demonstrate it to
be identical with the Fidelity and a true
fissure.   At one place a shaft has been
eunk 30 feet deep on the vein and in ore
all the way, showing the vein to be of
fair a ice and the paystreak of clean ore
to be from four   to ten  inches wide
besides considerable concentrating ore.
This ore will netessily $100 per tou and
the   men  employed  have   taken   out
enough ore to far exceed  the  expenses
of doing developement work.   The property looked so well that on the 11th. of
tliis month Mr. Sandiford actina for   the
North W ret Mining Syndicate  paid to
Mr. Harris the sum of $7500 cash and
received tlio title deed* to the property,
Work will now be pushed vigorously on
this property and buildings h'c erected.
The dppesitiot Vktwtom Throtgh-
ni the Fmiic-.
Nearly   One    Han-rd    m_JorU*/-The
Fight At Heme aad  Abi-o-4 -
Local i.incis of Newt.
The days of the Turner Governjpant
are numbered. The people bave spoken
and siaid it was indeed time for a change.
West Kootenay bss declared herself
•nd presents a' solid front by tbe election
of four Oppositionists. Three Cabinet
Ministers are numbered among the
defeated and Premier Turner is a beaten
man in Chilli whack. Victoria and Vancouver make a standoff electing four
Government and four Opposition respectively. Mr. McQueen tbe Government standard bearer in Richmond lost
his deposit as did McKay (Government)
In West Yale. Complete returns are
not yet in, in all the Ridings but tbe
issue is no longer in doubt. With the
exception of the Gassier seats which will
be decided Monday next the Ridings sre
represented as follows.
Government. Opposition,
Alberni  Neill
Cariboo Kinchant
Cariboo Helgesen
Comox Dunsmuir
Cowichan. Robertson
Esquimau... .Fooley
Esquimau Bullen
East Kootenay—
North Riding. .Neil-ton (Ind.)
South Riding..Baker
Wert Kuptenay—
Nelson. Hume
Revelstoke      * Kellie
Rossland Martin
Slocan Giben
thing oecnring out of the ordinary. The
result of the local vole was fully expected
aud the returns, as tbey came in, were
receded with quiet satisfaction. At the
polling booth everything passed off
quietly and orderly and thanks to tbe
explicit directions ot Deputy Returning
Officer McKinnon, not one spoiled ballot
wae found in the ballot box. Grant
Thorburn and Douglas Darg acted as
scrutineers for John L Retallack and J.
G. Gordon and R. 0. Matheson represented Robert F. Green. Tbe returns
from hero were the first to go out aod
created considerable enthut>issm among
the Oppositionists in the neighboring
Angus Mv'f-can and. Tom Reed, have
located the Jonoan claim on Ten Mile.
Van Dor u  and   McDonald have, gone
down to Right Mile creek to work on the
Jennie and l,ihl.y II. clairtis.
lt ia reported that tlie Soverign tunnel, which is in some 800 feet, has cut
five inches of 2.-0 ounce ore.
H. Clever intends to secure a Crown
Grant for the Rosiua claim near the
Meteor in the Slocan City Mining
Assessment work has just heen completed on the Orillie and Montezuma
claims on Ten Mile and both are
reported as looking   fine.
Some fine samples ol ore were brought
down tbis week from (he Emily Edith
mine and placed in W. S. Clark's ore
cabinet at the wharf. A big strike is
Bert McNsught. has just returned
from, the North Fork of Lemon creek
where he has been doing some work on
the Paddle-rock claim, he reports a big
improvement in it.
The Annie L. claim on Porcupine
creek is to be opened up. GusSchnider,
who has been cooking up at the Corn-
stock mine fur the last six months, left
here Monday morning for that purpose.
Allan Boyne, >i miner wbo hai •en
working at the Reco mine at H.ndon,
had his leg badly smashed a wees ago
Sunday. It will be some time before he
will be out of danger, but wi'h ci.reful
nursing he is expected to pull through.
A. 80 foot ledge of dry ore carrying
galena, copper glancu snd carbonate of
grey copper running high in silver, has
been exposed on the Gatineau snd
Simcoe claims owned by Tom Reed and
Chas. Smitheringalo. Tbese claims
adjoin tbe Enterprise on Ten Mile and
are part of the -lug-Ten group.
Strangers are now arriving by nearly
every boat, and the country is being
overrun with yellow-lege, who are looked
upon with awe mingled with suspicion
by the Inhabitants, for it is hard nowadays to dittingnish between a genuine
mining expert backed by untold millions
and the commercial traveller representing a toothpick manufactory and carrying
ginger-bread as a side line.
Lillooet West...Smith
Nanaimo City	
Nanalmo North.Bryden
Nanaimo South %
New Westminster, Henderson (Ind.)
nctorisCitft.. .Turner
Victoria City.. Helmcken
VictoriaCity........ Hall M
Victoria City. .McPhlllipe
Victoria. North..... Booth '
Victoria South.... Ktn-rl*
Venconver. Martin
Vancouver Cotton
Vancouver Macpherson
Vancouver Tisdale
Chilliwack " " * Monro
Delta Forster
Dewdney McBride
Richmond ., Kidd
Yale West Semlin
Yale North Deane
Yule Kaat Ellison
Robert F. Green Carries the Riding.
Robert F. Green is elected our first
member from tbe Slocan, securing a
majority of 93 over John L. Retallack.
The full returns abow a sweeping victory
over the Government candidate, Wbo
received majorities in only four of the
fifteen polling places. Mr. Green's majorities were not confined to any section
of the Riding but came from nearly every
point in the Slocan, Ainsworth. gave
a majority of 29 for Green out of a vote
of 36. New Denver holds the unenviable
position of the only Government town
in tbe Riding. The vote in Sandon shows
a majority of 1 for Green in a total of
161. The total vote polled waa about 850,
divided as follows.
Green.      Retallack.
Kaslo    130 110
New Denver 41 62
Sandon     81 80
Slocan City....    66 39
Three Forks ...    25 18
Ainsworth     32 3
Silverton      40 19
Whitewater...    31 23
Hobson        7 8
Pilot Bsy      15 13
Deer Perk      26 11
Slocan Junction     2 4
Ten Mile       4 10
W. Hunter, made a trip to Brooklyn
L. H. Briggs. of tbe Briggs St Grady
group returned to town from Chicago, on
Dr. Gibbs. slocan City, was in town
on Tuesday attending Mrs Barclay wbo
is seriously ill.
H. Clever, New Denver, waa in town
Tuesday congratulating the townsmen
for their stand on election day,
Dr. Brouse, visited the camp last
Wednesday and spent some time with
line and rod on Four Mile creek.
The Kelson Tribune politely requests
tbe sportsmen of Kaslo to stay away
from their future celebrations.
J. H Mulvey, intends to go into the
bakery business and wilt supply the
batchelor fraternity of the camp with
the staff of life, besides other styles of
The Government is five dollara richer
now than last week, the result ot one of
our citisens being fined tliat amount by
Justice Sproat on Monday. Charge,
creating a disturbance.
A challenge was sent from Slocan City
for our football boys to meet tbe Slocan
City team last Monday but as aufficent
time .o gather a team was not given tho
challenge wee not token up.
The Bank of B. N. A. will remote its
agenct from Sandon ss will the Bank of
British Columbia from kaalo. ' The
Imperial*r,il the merchants Banks will,
it is reported, take advantage of this step
and locate in tlie two towns.
Mike Grady, killed a big cinnamon
bear last Sunday, about one and a half
miles from town on ..the old Vancouver
trail. Mr. Grady :» a moot successful
bear hunter and be owns Ihe beet pair
of hunting dogs in tbe country, Buck
and Silver.
The 8ilvsrtoxiam is in receipt of a
letter from Robert F. Green M. P. P.,
thanking the people of Silverton for their
support on election day and sayinx
"Silverton is all right". Mr. Green
expects to be in Silverton soon, when he
will be able personally to thank hia
many friends here for their hearty
Joe Brsndon while coming down from
the Canadian group, to cast his vote for
Bob Green leet Saturday made the
acquaintance of a bear and left part of
bis trousers with it as • souvenir. Had
things not gone aa tbey did in tbe election Joe rays he would have had a torn
pair of trousers aa evidence oi intimidation of voters. Tbe time Joe made into
Sandon accounts for that one majority.
Is your subscription paid up?
vjfcfeireti andiae
••    Silverton   Drug   Store   ••
Hotel Victoria.
-Be  e,
Cure that Cough with
The best Cough On
Shiloh's Curo
 un." Jure.   Relieves Group
promptly. One million bottles sold last
year. 40 donee for SScts. Bold by The
.Silverton Drugstore. t
Ladie-i, Take the best. If you are
Iran-led with -Ouutipation, Hallow Skin
and MTired Foiling, take Carl'a Clover
Tea, it in pleasant to take,   -old bv The
;I\i:tton Prug Store. f '
Totals  493 400
Majority for Green       93
hi lc
Election day passed off very quietly
here and only tbe   presence of   enisl*
^mui' • of miners 00 the street told o( any
And the next day it rained.
In Nelson instesd of being Far-well it
is Far-better.
Has the Ledge struck a "horse" or is
it only a night-mare ot the editor's?
Thn Opposition candidate in Richmond
was only a Kidd but he made the other
fellow lose his deposit.
The Opposition talk af protesting tbe
elections in North Victoria and Esquimau!!. The Government may protect
North Yale.
Rakers majority in South East Kootenay was only 19. Bailey fought noblv
aod the Colonel ia trembling yet at hia
narrow escape.
In Victoria City the vote stands. Government 0389. Opposition 4060; in the
last election it was, Government 9311,
Oppsition 2946.
Every mine around Silverton, was
represented at the polls last Saturday.
The country expected every miner to do
his duty and he did it.
Lsst Saturday evening at New Denver,
in the public square, gathered around
the site of that proposed monntnent, the
band played " The wearing of the Green"
Silverton polled 92 per cent of her
voting strength. New Denver polled
only 60 per cent. Silverton, although
having leas votes neutralized Denver*
Government majority, vote for vole.
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making Pure Blood      m
flee that you get tbe GENUINE
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Uta *flef-t-—Heroe* A-ionic H»« K«*-
--i>-.<iib«n» Kill Prisoners.
*,*.•■*,» also, on her trail, I decided the calls
of humanity should be heird and assist-
1 «n,ee given to the 1200 or 1500 olficeri
an_ men who had struck their co^>rs to
V 'thi* A^n-rii .in squadron, eo-imafyiU- by
A__iir_l Sampson. I therefore headed fo:
the wrecjjc of the ViEcaya, n#w burning f
furiously fore nnd aft. When t was in
Ha f»i* asr the depth of the water would
permit, I lowered ull my boats mid sent
them at onec to the assistance of the men
who were being drowned by downs or
masted on the decks—I soon discovered
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The Besl-eae I'roa-rr**—Facl* far
tha l*-rlo_*-Aooltlrnt. and Ovlase
—Notes at Parso-se—Ch-arahea and
Hellarlo-aa News.
In the grsrtd "battle between thc squadrons of Commodore Sehley and Admiral
Oervero, the battleship Iowa was the first
ship to see the Spanish fleet coming out
of the liarbor. A moment later her crew
was at generalo,ui*i'*fr** and af 0:33 a. ni.
a gim was llfcd.jto Attract the attention,
of the fleet.**   f\.f * »"
Captain Evans* aeeonnt of the battle
as told in thc eabin of thc Iowa is Inter-
esting.   He said: t ' w        j-j f
"At tho time the general" orders were
sounded the engine bell -Vang full speed
ahead and I pilt the helm to the starboard and the. Iowa crossed the bows of
the Iniunlii Maria Teresa, the lli--ti£pa«-
ish ship out. As the Spanish admiral
swung to the westward the 12-im-h shell
from the forward turret of the Iowa
seemed to strike her fairly in the bow.
"The light was tt grand spectacle. As
the squadron came out iu column the
ships beautifully spaeed ns to distnnec and
gradually increasing their speed to 13
knots, it was superb.
"The Iowa from this moment kept up
a steady fire from her heavy guns, haid-
Ing all the time to keep the InfuiiU Maria
Teresa on her starboard bow nnd hoping to ram one of the leading slii'te.
"In the meantime the Oregon, Indiana,
Brooklyn and Texas were doing axc-Uent
work with their heavy guns. In a short
spaeo of time the enemy's ships were all
dear of thc harbor mouth and it became
evidently impossible for the Iowa to rum
either the first o*$ thef-eepnd ship on account of thc^lefe. *   •
Gave the Teresa a Broadside.
"The range at this time was 2000 yards
from the leading ship. The Iowa's helm
was immediately put hard to starboard
and the entire starboard broadside was
pouring into the Infanta Maria Teresa.
The helm was then quickly shifted to port
and the ship W«M, across the stem ol the
Teresa in an dffort to heud off tlie'tN"ii«n-
do. All the t__»-thc engines were _riv"ei>'
at full speed ahead. A perfect torrent of
shells from the enemy f^pned over the
smokestack and superstructure of the
ship, but none struck her.    ,      |   '■' t
•*The Cristobal Colon, being much faster
than the rest of the Spaaiah ships, passed
rapidly to the front in an effort to escape.
In passing the Iowa the Colon placid tw<>
0-inch shells fairly in our starboard bow.
One passed through the cofferdam and dispensary, wrecking the latter and'bursting
on thc berth deck, doing considerable
damage. The other passed through the
side at the water line within the cofferdam where it still remains.
o,.j^-_i^«j>e_Vat* ;/
"As it was now obviously -kapossAiW
to ram any of the Spanish ships on account of Uifir;«uperior speed, Uie lownji
hehn was put to starboard and she ran
on a course parallel with the eneinyv lieing then aureasV'cn' the Almirante Oqiicn-
do, at a distance of 1100 yards, ll**.' ^mwa's
entire battery, including the'ripM-il-i
guns, was opened upon the Oquendo. The
punishment wns terrific. T\j,p^ 12-inch
shells from tbe Iowa p'erced tOe Almir.'nt-i-"
Oquendo at the same moment, one for
ward and the other aft. The Oquendo
seemed to step m*r engines for.a moment
and lost headway but she immediately
resumed bet tipeed and gradually drew
ahead of the Iowa and caught the terrific
Are of the Oregon and Texay ••% 4f >■**%
T°{_fc-H["'_-?ViW V
"At this luonienfllie aura of TorpeBo
boats' was sounded and two torpedo boat
destroyers were discovered ill tl** starboard quarter ul a distivuce 6J 4pQ0 yards.
Fire was opened at*once on them from
the after iiatteiy ami a 12-inch shell cut
the stern or one* destroyeT squarely 'off.
As the shell struck: If sf-kV torpedo boa-
ilred back at the battleship sending a shell
within a few feet of my head.
"Well up, among the advancing cruisers
spitting shots at one end the other was
the little Utn-ptatc-jf shooting lli-st at a
cruiser and fnen al a*torpedo boat, and
hitting a head wherever she saw it. Tim
marvel was*ttott~ffl#'W_s* not destroyed
by the rain of shells. In the meantime
the Vizcaya -erasvsiowly drawing ahe-tin
of the Iowa, JM for ^ifsp^e q-f Hfc_*in
utes it »'».#■/- Ad fcke'i_<*t\v*n,tlie
two ships. Thc Vizcaya fired rapidly but
wildly, not one shot Inking effect on the
Iowm, while the shells from the lowa'**Vl*e
tearing great rents In the side of the
Vizcaya. As the latter passed alieaff of
the Iowa she'iMnjg-ljt a. murderous Urc
from the Oregon'.
Two os Ihi* Ilrscs lu Flame*. ,
"At Miis time the Infanta Maria Teresa
and the Almirante Oquendo, leading the
enemy's column, were seen to be heading
for the beach and in flames. The Texas,
Oregon and Iowa pounded them unmercifully. They ceased firing and in a few
j moments thfc Spanish cruisers were a mass
of flames and on the rocks with their flags
down, the Tefc* flyl-g a white flag.
"The enemy's crew stripped themselves
and began jumping .overboard, and one
of the smaller magazines Itega'n to explode
After Hi.- Crtotdbal Colon .
"Meanwnlle the Brooklyn and the Cristobal Colojrwere exchanging compliments
in a lively fashion, at apparently long
range, and the Oregori, with her locomotive speedy was hanging well on to (he
Colon, alsjbj-oying attention to the Vizcaya. ThPTeresa end the Oquendo were
empty an/I in (lames' on the be_clr just
20 minute*, after thi* 'fleet (hot was fired.
Fifty minutes after tlie .first shot was
fired the ,\'izcaya put her. helm to, port
with a g--gf-.i burst of flame from thc after
part of the ship and headed slowly for
the roek^f at Aeerraderos, where sho
found herf-sf "resting place.
Attrntton Tarned to Drownln*.
"As it was apparent that 1 conld not
possibly catch* the Cristobal Colon ami
thai Uie Oregon and Brooklyn undoubtedly  would, and as the fast New York
that the insurgent Cubans from the shore
wero shooting on men who were struggling in the water, after having surrendered to us. I immediately put a stop
to this, but I could not put a stop to the
mutilation of many bodies hy the sharks
inside rtheree^-r. Thi-se creatures had he-
ein.li* exulted -by Ac -lood froin the
wounded men ill the water. The boat
crews worked manfully and succeeded in
saving many from the burning ship., One
man win* wHF be roeommerided for. promotion clambered up the side of the Vizcaya and saved three men from burning
to death. The smaller magazines of the
Vizcaya were exploding with magnificent
cloud' effects. Tlio boats were coming
alongside in a steady string nnd willing
hands were helping the lacW-tcd Spanish ofllcers and sailors on the Iowa's quarter deck.
"All the Spaniards were absolutely
•.yithoiit clothe*., , Some had their legs
torn off by fi-Sgniejib- of'shells'. Others
were mutilated in every conceivable way,
As 1 knsw'the crews of thc first two ships
Wrecked had not .been visited hy any of
our vessels I ran down to them. 1 found
(he Gledfrster with Admiral Cervera and
a number of his ofllcers aboard and also
a large number of wounded, some in a
frightfully mangled condition. Many prisoners -had been killed'Oil Shore by the
lire of thc Cubans. The Harvard came up
and 1 requested Captain Cotton to go
in and take off the crews of the Infanta
Marin Teresa and the Almirante Oquendo-/and by midnight (ho Harvard had
074 prisoners aboard, a great number of
them  wounded.
"-sample* of Heroism.
"For courage and dash there is no parallel in history .to this action of the Spanish admiral, fie came, as he knew, to ah
solute destruction. There was one single
hope—that wns thut the Cristobal Colon
would steam faster than the llronklyn.
The spectacle of two tferfcedo boat destroyers, paper shell* at lit-st, deliberately
steaming out in broad daylight in the
face of the fire of a battleship can be described in only one way: 'It was Spanish
and it was ordered by Blanco.' The same
must he said of the entire movement.
took'Admiral* Cervera from the Gloucester, which had rescued him, and received
him with a full admiral's guard. The crew
of the lown crowded close to the turrets,
half-naked and black with powder, as
Cervera stepped over the side, bareheaded. . |
» "Oi* of tPie 12-ineh aliells from tbe
fowa eSi-JlodM a torpedo in Hie Vlzcaya's
bow, blowing 21 men against the deck
almve uad dropping them dead nnd man
ftled Into the ftro'whieh tit once started
below. Tlie torpedo boat Ericsson was
sent to tke help of the Iowa in the rescue
ft'the V'fc-ayA-VTew* itet rtiert* Saw a
terrible sight. The flames leaping out
from the M!ge**nt holes 1h the VHseuya's
side, licked up the decks, sizzling the flesh
al the woiiudi-d who were lying ther•-,
sjmeking for help. Hetween the fieqirent
explosions there came awful cries and
gi-rtittis from the men penned in below.'
This 'earnage tms chiefly due to rapidity
of the Arifericans' lire. Tlie bottoms of the
boats held two or three inches of blood.
Tn many cases dead men were lying lu
the .blond, i'ive poor cliups died on the
way to the ship. They were afterwards
bArictf witli' 'military rhonpra    from the
J, Sp%lah Coaracep-aei-PAi^-fr'
"Some examples of heroism, or, more
|m.)ieily, devotion to discipline and duty,
could never be. surpassed. One nyin on "le
4ost Vizcaya had bis left. a__i shot otr
just bclovf the .-dioulder. The fragments
were hanging hy a small, piece of skin,
-lit he clinihed unassisted over tne slide
of the ship ami saluted bis superior.officers. One man whose leg had been shot
olf was hoisted aboard the Iowa With a
tackle, but neveV oi whimper came from
.."Gradually the mangled; Jiodies and
naked well men accuniiduted until it
would have lieen most difficult to recognize the liiwrf.s a tTftltellfWrtes' "battleship. Hlood was all over her usually white
quarter deck and $72, indnod ^ueu^ w^ic
iH-ing sitpplied witli food and water. Finally came thc boats with (.'uptain Jfitlate,
usnuuander of the Viscayar, for whom a
chair was lowered over the side, as he
wai evidently rfonnded. The captain's
guard of marines were swung up on the
quarter 'deck to salute him, and I stood
waiting io welcome him. As the chair
was j.l.ieed on' deck, the marines pre-
•*nt«rrfmia,'Captain Eulate;slowly raised
himself from the chair, saluted me with
dignity, unbuckled his-sword belt and
holding the hilt of the'sword before him,
kissed if reverently, with tears in his eyes
nnd then surrendered it to me.
"Of course I declined to- receive fell
sword, and, as the crew of the Ifltwa saw
this, they cheered like wild men.
Destrojer Uecanie Friend.
"In the meantime 30 officers of the Viz-
cayu hud been picked up^ beside 272 of
her erc*w. "Onr ward room -nd* steerage
ofllcers gave up Uieir staterooms and furnished .food, clothing aod tobieco to tho;ie
naked ofllcers from the Vifcoaya. The paymaster issued uniforms to the naked sailors and each wns. given nil the coined
beef, coffee and hardtack he,, could eat.
The war had assumed another -Apect-,
Gnantanamo Troopa Starve.
• Playn del Este, GiuinUmtiiio Bay, .Inly
%^-A Spunjsh soldier, terribly emaciated
and so 'weak, that he could hardly walk,
was picked up hy men from the United
States gunboat Annapolis UAlay at u
point near the entrance to the upper bay.
According to <l*is story, there are many
Spanish soldiers in Guantanamo in the
same condition of starving. He says there
is nbesij&iry nothing to eat there, but
that the Spaniards are daily told that
if thej* ^render to |Jl*e Amerioa-s they
will be murdered ' '
Near Greenville, Ind., Milton Thomas,
a farmer, beeame paralyzed by being
caught in a folding bed.
Havana is said to be panic etrlcken anil
famine stricken, and the police force Sre
Si*«; hundred car loads of celery wilt lie
marlceled by growers in Orange couilty,
(iii., this year.
London journals speak'in 'highest praise
of the bravery shown by tlie United
States troopa in Cuba.
A recent shipment to the Klondike
from Seattle included a fire engine, furniture for a bank, pianos and organs.
Edward Kulk, an aged farmer near Akron, O., wag kicked by a vicious horse
over the heart arid Instantly killed.
It is reported that a Rritiah steamship
company has about completed .he purchase of a transportation route across
Captain A. K. Capron, Who perished in
the Santiago fight, met his tragic death
on the twenty-seventh anniversary of his
A force of 30,000 men is to be kept constantly on our sour-cm const fo serve as
re-enforcements for bur troops in Cuba if
It has been decided at Washington that
no war revenue stamps are needed for
money orders, the extra charge being
made at the time of issue.
ft 1s reported from London that the
Spnnish government is preparing to send
additional troopa to Puerto Kieo by the
fastest steamers available.'
The war department has instituted a
system of bulletins for the benefit of the
public, giving quick and concise information of important happenings.
Mrs. Mary Wiggin Fullerton, 102 yaira
old, died in Boaton last Tuesday. She waa
a prominent member of the Society of
Daughters of the Revolution.
Liberians are vehemently urging the
United States to establish a protectorate
over the republic, and failing- In this they
will appeal to Great Britain.
The llrst mile of track for the first rail-
tray in Alaska waa laid through Skagway
June lo. (Trading waa finished for A distance of five miles beyond the city limits.
The London Daily Mail says that the
United States must hold the Philippines
to prevent a wild Scramble for coaling
stations among Uie European powers.
The Silver Spring Presbyterian church,
Cumberland county, Pa., whic*li was established in 1734, reopened their historic
edifice with interesting exercises last Sunday. '   •
While at Honolulu an American flag
was presented to tlie cruiser Charleston
by the Queen Dowager Kupiolani, of Hi*
wail; in token of friendship for the United
Ail island ' known as the Marcus of
Weeks, between Honolulu and the Philippines, Hies, the United Statea flag and
has lieen offered to this country as a coaling station.
The French cabinet, has decided to at
once restore the full duty on wheat.
The act mil es*h expenditures on account of the war thus far amount to fflO,-
Spanish bonds with a face value of
IF5000 were sold in New York List Wednesday for $1(J0.
, Vnyiiay is to change its tariff laws' in
a-'wajithat will be -beneficial to the United
It is alleged that the war tax on tea
hjII throw QpUO Japanese tea-tirers out of
A Berlin dispatch says that the German
admiral will do nothing at Manila unless
atitlr-JW-ed by Adftirttl^DeWey.
The Cheriii fnn, nt old Kasknskia, 111.,
where Gen. Lafayette stayed in 1824, haa
lieen destroyed i»y the recent, flood.
A lottery suader Uie auspices of the German government to promote the prosner-
ily of tlie colonies is to bc established in
The first United States postofllce in
Cuba has been established at Haiqurri,
and is equipped.for doing the business of
a city of 200,000 inhabitants.
A la mi is felt in Home for the health of
the pope, who is said to be deeply affected
by the continued defeats of the Spanish
in the war with the United States.
Spanish spies are menacing the locks of
the big canal at Suult Ste. Marie, Mich,,
and three companion of Pennsylvania volunteers are guarding the property.
! The secretary of the interior has apportioned to each state and territory |*_4,000
for the support of agricultural colleges
during the year ending June 30, 1800.
The year book of the Agricultural department is now ready for distribution.
Any one desiring a copy can get it free
of cost by sending his name and address
to H% congressman of his district.
iPatrick IIiggins, the oldest man - ih
lYiiiisylviinia, died at Scranton last Tuesday night, aged 117 years. Mr. Higgins'
father died at thc age of 111 years, and
his mother at 107.
The Russian'ftewspapers are said to be
changing their tone from hostility lo
friendship for America, with contemptuous pily for Spain, the reason being a
growing fear of a possible Anglo-American
The vessels to compose the third Spanish squadron are represented to be a collection of. obsolete or unfinished ships
"Which mny be pushed into, the water to
'keep the ministry afloat."
During a lull in thc fighting before Santiago on Friday an impressive incident
iK-eurreil. The 21st infantry Was out in
front and suffering loss from Uie Spanish
fire, but the men sang the "Star-Spangled
Banner," even the wounded joining in the
'The first alligator found in the Colorado
river in many years has been captured lit
lagoon below Yurna, Aris*. The saurian
was roped, eowtyoy style, ivhile sunning
itself on a sand bank, and wns tied up in
the same manner that a wild bull would
ihave been bandied, lt measured 11 feet
in length «»fcd S8 inches around the thickest portion ot its body.
Jacob Ti-aub, who *as supposed to havo
been killed in t{|e battle of Antfctam,
thirty-six years ago paid a visit to relatives in New York last week.
A monument to the late Henry George,
erected by the contributions of citizen- "'
New York, was unveiled in Greenwood
r-ernettfty.'NWV'-'orh, lust t-tatiirduy. The
monument is the work of Kichurd F.
George, one of Mr. George's sons.
ElluHufjpp, a U-year old girl, of Milan,
Mo., waa sentenced to two years, six
months and twenty nine days in the industrial, school for girls ut Chillieothe,
for obtaining goods under false pretenses.
There is an influx of negroes to Waxa-
hnchie, Tejf., caused by whiteca|» notices
at other points. In Kaufman and Collins
counties, Tex., the whitecaps have been
posting notices, and the negroes are moving out a few at a time.
Within a few days a volunteer company
coiu|niscd Of Swedish residents of Kansas
City will be tendered to Governor Stephens. Thc muster roll now contains
sixty names,, of which number twenty
•fi'lTYc served in the Swedish army.
Wnltlna AmliMiuly for New-—tf_«-
llattle Mar He Raalaa—New
Troops ijni-ed—Sluirter'ii Mrs.
•■urea Are Freqneat.
Washington, July 11.—There are many
Inquiries nt the ollice of the adjutant general for the latest dispatches. To nil Ihis
answer is returned:
"General Shafter has lieen given a free
hand to deal with the situation, subject
to hut one condition, namely: 'Thut the
Spanish in Santiago must be captured.'"
. The officials hen* do not conceal their
apprehension that the enemy may escape
from Santiago under cover of darkness,
and are consequently relieved today when
dispatches show they still occupy thc
The president himself is so much concerned over the possible escajie of the
Spanish force thut he directed sending
explicit orders to General Shafter to prevent it at all hazards.
Several di spate . ' received from Admiral Sampson are .to relate to dispatching Watson's fleet and the movements of the transports.
No News of Haltle.
■ Washington, July ,|1.—Secretary Long.
Admiral Sicanl, Captain Muhan and Captain Crowninshield of the naval war
board were in conference with the president. On leaving the conference ut 1
o'clock Secretary Long said nothing hud
been received indicating that a boinhurd-
mint is on at Santiago on the part of
either the army or the fleet He said he
expected to get news of the fall of Santiago at any hour, but added, however,
that the expectation is based largely on
hopes. The indications ure that all truces
are off nml that the final struggle nia?
now be on.
I.nmlliiK Helaforcemeats.
Jiiragua, July 10, via Associated Press
Dispatch Bout and Kingston, .Inly 11.—
The shores of this little cove were the
busiest place in Cuba this afternoon.' Five
thousand men were disembarking from
steamers  or  preparing  to  take  up   the
lipanlsh I.lner Destroyed by Plucky
America- Uoats-Oaantaaa-io la
siiiiviiiu-( uliaus Need Strona
C-ulrol on Aeeouat of Their Mro-
Key West, V\a., July 10.—There is now
little doubt that the Spanish steamer destroyed by the Hawk, Prairie and Custine
at Mariel on Wednesday last was tho
transatlantic liner Alfonso Xll., of nearly 0000 tons. Although the American'
ships were iimible to approach close
enough to clearly establish her identity,
on ueeoiint of the brisk lire from the shore
batteries, her appearance corresponds
with the description of tho Alfonso XII.
as given in Lloyd's.
The destruction of the ship was a daring piece of work. Tho credit does not
all belong to the l'ruiric, whose big guns
finally encompassed the Spaniard's ruin
and left her a mass of blazing wreckage
on the beach. The work of the little converted yacht Hawk was heroic to a degree. It was she who first discovered the
enemy and alone guvo chas**, running
buck'to a safe distance only when the
Spnninrd drew in under the Mariel bat-
terii-** and cloAe to two Spanish gunboats
lying in the harbor.
liarliiK Work of a Small Boat.
Before seeking aid, however, the Hawk
lowered a small boat, manned by Knsign
Schofield and a crew of six. In the bright
light of the tropical moon they pulled
boldly to within n ship's length of the
Spaniard after she hud gone aground,
their mission lieing to learn her name.
Prom the time they left the Hawk until
their return, the small boat and her crew
were made a brilliant target for the machine guns and small arms alumni the
steal ', and an incessant fire was directed at them. Nothing daunted, they drew
close enough to hear spoken orders on the
enemy's deck. Shots were Hying all
around them, but none struck, and tiny
were eventually compelled to return to
their ship without having fulfilled their
purpose. The lire not only from the Spaniard, but also from the Mariel tower, a
sand battery, and the Spanish gunbouts
continued until the Custine and Prairie
eame up anil silenced them and destroyed
the Alfonso Xll.
Shaffer's  Troopa  la   Good   Shape.
Washiiigtoin, July It).—In view of the
published allegations that Uie troops
were on short rations General Shafter
was yesterday wins! as to the proof of
the assertion. He answered that one day
only the troopa were on half rations and
on that day the only troops who suffered
wero a few at the furthest point 'from
the supply depot. The general says there
was considerable complaint on account of
lack of tobacco, but added that there wa*
sufficient food, tolsieco and other necessary supplies on Ihe ships to last at least
two months and they will be brought
ashore at tho earliest possible momeut.
Kyerything he reported to be in a most
satisfactory condition and he explained
that fighting might be resumed perhaps
this afternoon or evening.
<ul.on. to ne Controlled.
Thu statement from the press correspondents with the army in the field to
the effect that the Cubans under (iarcia
have undertaken to designate a governor
for Santiago after it falls has attracted
u good deal of attention here. The dispatch went on to state that the man for
A Physician Relates an MXxwettenae
Ot Ml* Student Daya,
The doctor smoked slowly on his cigar.
It was plain that he had something t.i
"I was thinking of my early Vtllegp *'
days," he said, "and of a peculiar incident
i hat. happened very sooii after 1 began
ipy studies. The professor was instructing the'elass one day in tlie corpuscles of
Uie blood. In order to get sonic fresh
blood for microscopical examination each.
student was ordered to tie a nig around
his foieflnffer and strike .the top of tide .
finger suddenly with a needle with sufficient force to draw blood. Seems easy,
doesn't it! lkt you know there wasn't'a
man in the class that did it at the llrst
attempt. It was funny to watch some of
these embryo surgeons poise the needle
with a determined air and launch it to
within a hair space of the flesh and there
stop dead. Others trk*d to force the
needle in slowly, but paused very shortly,
with an expression of pain commensurate
to that of an aniput.ui.-a. I myself gave •
it up as a had job und hacked a cavity
iu my thumb with a penknlfe'hnd found
it easier. The fact that we were very
young nnd inexperienced is no explanation for this p.-ciiliiirity, as I have shne
found by personal test. Almost everybody exhibited the same repugnance to
inflicting pain in tliat "manner. Try it
The other man tried und succeeded on
tho fourth trial.
mnrch to General Shafter's headquarters
near Santiago.   There was as much con-JH'e P't00 was ™°?«\ Castillo of General
fusion as if 10 circuses were preparing to
make camp.
The Fii*st Illinois, 13o0 men, arrived
yesterday, began disembarking, and will
probably be the first of General Shaffer's
reinforcements to reach him. About 'Jon
ricruits for the regular army in the field
tfere under way to the front. The District of Columbia infuntry, M5 men, arrived this morning and began landing ut
once. The auxiliary cruiser St. Paul also
arrived with the Eighth Ohio infantry,
1 .'io( i men.
Shafter'* Three Me»*aa*e*.
Washington, July 11.—'Ilie war department has made public three dispatches
from General Shatter. The following was
received at 10:80 a. in.: "'Ilie navy promised, after the bombardment begins, to
get in close to the harbor with some Of
their light draft boats. If the bombardment liegins tomorrow (today) and is not
quickly conclusive, they will make the
attempt. As soon as Henry's reinforcements arrive, wc will surround the town
and can kAock it to pieces with our light
guns." '
Twenty-thi-ee minutes later the follow*,
ing was received :"My plans for tomorrow arc to keep up bombardment on the
trenches and |city, and the complete invest in cut. on the northwest by troops
which have just arrived at Sjboney, one
regiment, of which has now reached me."
Soon after noon the following was received: "1 regret to report that Captain
Howell, signal oflk*er, was killed late yesterday afternoon."
Uni-Klit-m Palled to Hit the Mark.
On Board the Dispatch Boat Dandy, off
Agufldores, Cuba, July 10, via Kingston,
July 11.—The Brooklyn, Indiana and
Tcxa.-i, under Commodore Schley, begun
the bombardment of the city of Santiago
at 5il0 O'clock this afternoon, in obedience to a request from General Shatter,
conveyed by signal from shore. Tie warships lined up from the cast to' west, a
quarter of a mile from shore, and fired
over the limestone cliffs that come down
M the sea artd hide the city; five miles
distant. The bonil-urdmcnt continued an
hour. After 35 shots had been fired from
the 8 inch guns, ("ommodore Schley became convinced Hie Brooklyn's fire was
fulling short and ordered a caseation, permitting the but ileships to continue with
their larger guns, having longer ranges.
Signals from the shore announced that
the shells fell a thousand feet short and a
little to the left of the Spanish position.
Garcia's army, and that General Shafter
upon being notified of the choice had re
ferred the matter to Washington. No
»uch reference has lieen made and the if
ficials here do not expect for nn instant
that General Shafter will make it If
Santiago falls under his attack General
Shafter and no one else would assume
command of Santiago, and retain that
command as long as he stays in that, vi
cinity and until he is relieved by orders
from Washington. It is not contemplated here to turn thc captured communities
over to the Cubans without careful consideration of the consequences involved,
not only from the point of moral obligation upon the United States as a civilized
nation, but also from sound political doctrines.
The reports that are reiterated as to the
brutal attitude of the Cubans toward the
Spanish who surrender near Santiago
have caused a great deal of disquiet here
and it is believed that our military and
naval commanders will lie ex|iected to
sec to it that the Cubans are held to th?
strictest observance of the rules of civilized warfare under puin of being severely
dealt with.
The Town la Ready to Pall.
Guantanamo, July 8, 7 a. m., by the
Associated Press Dispatch Bout Cynthia,
via Port Antonio, July D, and Kingston,
July 10.—Advices received by Commander McCalla Of the Marblehead from the
city of Guantanamo show that deaths
from starvation average 15 daily.
General Perez, commander of Guantanamo, has given up hope of succor and
the town could readily lie taken were it
worth while to risk the lives of the American troops. The entrance from the upper
to the lower buy is patrolled nightly by
steam launches. The gunboats in the
upper bay have not shown themselves for
several days.
Thousands of Cubans, some estimates
placing the number at 20,d00, are being
fed at the camp on the west side of the
harbor with supplies furnished by the
Red Croie 3ociety.
An English device for adding the finish-
ing touches to a russet shoe polish ii da
scribed in tho New York Sun. It consists
of a bono taken from the lower leg of a
deer, which is rubbed and polished until
lt is as smooth as glass. When rubbed
over polished shoes it gives a, brilliant
and enduring luster; but on "good form"
in this country prohibits too much alilni-
rtesfi, the now device is not likely to come
into general use.
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a. m , and westbound arriving Spokane
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Kaalo, B. C. Oct 1, 1807.
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America    r. a tost ■Mlctbt.con*
quars Dl-WWa *rtd intra iri'g.
Impure blood Hi tbe foefcf luanklndf the
cause   and .promoter   uf   Scrofula,  mill
rheum, bolls,  sores, pimples   and ,.m,,
tions.    catarrh,  rheumatism,   dyspepsia
malaria, and  that tired  fet-Hiii'.   1*
Sarsaparilla overcomes th
making the blood rich and
Is America's Otfat
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sin, ilysjH-psiu
'e«WftK. HoodS
«*ialsca»e» bj
There is mncli to be learned about
American customs and chsracleriatles
from   the   Spanish   newspapers.    One  of I which to make the puyment," said Dep
them, puHUfhed la'-arielptin, saysi "Tjl(.
average height aiming the Americans is ,r)
feet 2, and M><%)>*Mie .never produced an
atliiete.,f|rts fs-Bue to their Jiving nl'most
entirely upon vegetables, as fhey ship all
their beef out of ihe connitryi so eager are
they to wake money. __**« in no doubt
that one full grown Spaniard can defea't
any tbreCnlen In America'."
In view of the assertion recently made
by the Stpanisli newspapers to the cfect
•' tli.it/* U*#resrf no i-blUgpa inAnierica" it
is interesting to know that we. have 430
universities and college**, 8472 professors
and teachers. theit*jii, and )*_4,tl«4 students.
REV-OTl. I__ft AND EF*E0fo
How Ihe New Law Toaehea nruW-r*
aad New Compaal**— iiouiaan
Strike at Wllilt-at Mlae*-H»
l-ar Value* to Save ll«
i> bawi
VI y>i;il
S|>ol_an-, sWly'n.-^IBo^^khow
where the idea originated that brokers
or others subject, to Uie licefise fees under the new revenue" law haye 30 days in
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Al this aaatoD your feet feel swollen nervous, end hot, and nt tired aatily. If yon
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Allen's Foot _•■*. It cools tbe feat and
aaaksa walking taiy. Caret molten and
aweattng feet, blister* and callous tpote.
kelievee oornt aud bunions of all pain and
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Qmeuialt af cures, Try it tedav: Sold by
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For the hide of a full-grown giraffe,
greatly sought after in Africa for whip
and sandal making, the native hunters
get from $1.~> to |2.i.
W* offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any cat* ot Oatarrh tBat can act fee cored br
Hsll's Catarrh Curs.
V. 3. CHKNKT ft CO., Toledo, O.
We, the Mdenlfaed. bave known r. J.
Cheney (or the lest It rears, end believe htm
■perfectly honorable In sll business transaction*
and flnanWtilly able lo r»rry out sny ol'ltva-
llons made by their Snn.
WRIT «   TltllAX,   Wholesale   Drufflsts,   Toledo, o.
Ui-unlets,  Toledo, O.
Half* Catarrh fur* Is taken Inlemally, act-
Inf directly upon the blood *nd niucou* surface* of  the  system.    Testimonials  sent  Ire*
Hi-Ice *ftc per bottle. Bold by ell Drugfleta.
Hall* jVt-iilly Pills ar* tl.e best,
KilclwcisH is to bc protected by law in
the Austrian Alps. The empemr has
signed laws passeii by the diets of Styiia
"and Cannula forbidding the removal of
the plant with its roots, the sale of it to
tourists and exportation in large ipianti-
tie.. : 1 f
CIT1 Psy*"*****'!*; (Jurat. Jfo flUor nerTou****
rile) aft-r Unaday's use ol*Ul. kllue'. Uie*
Nerv. Restorer, -end tar VKKS **.0O trial
boillc*_d troallse, DR. B. K 1CUHJC* ltd., «■
Arcli street. PbllwMp-la, Pa.
Bulb?   parish,   in   Northamptonshire,
made the following return to the county
.   council's • request  for parish documents:
"No church, no parson, no tithe, no public, no property, no documents."      ,
I ahull ' rafton-neii- Mho's Cure for ("on-
.-uuiptlon far and wide.—Mrs. MuIIIkt-ji,
l»lumst%d.   Kent.  Knalaml,   Nov.  8,   18S...
Many of the cast-off uniforms of Kng-
lish soldiers are exported to Africa for
trading purposes with the Kallirs.
Try RcblHtag't {lest tea and baking powder.
"Tha en-toni of anointing the body with
oil Is almost universal among thc natives
of.A/rieo. The idea is not a pleasant one,
hut the darkies know what they are
about, and use the lubricant to prevent
chapping of the skin. The hot winds in
tlw region of lite _-.il- have a most irritating effect on the body, and the most
wnsiUve skins crhckj until tho blood
flows. '
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Two Letters to Mrs. Plnkham.
Mrs. JoBN \Vii.i___s, Englishtown,
W. J., writes:
" Dear Mrs. Pi__h__:---I cannot be-
gIn to tell you how I Buffered before
taking*your remedies.    1 waa ao weak
, that I could hardly walk across the floor
without falling.   I had womb trouble
, and such a bearing-down feeling; also
suffered with my back and limbs, pain
la womb, Inflammation of the bladder,
em and indigestion. Before I had
en one bottle of Lydia E. Pinkhant _
Vegetable Compound I felt a great deal
better, and after taking two and one-
half bottles and hs.li » box of your
Liver Pills I waa cured. If more would
take your medicine -they would not
Have to suffer so much."
V Mra. Jos-ph P-TEbsoh, 513 East SI,
Warren, Pa., writes:
"Dkab Mrs. Pineham:—I have suffered with womb trouble over fifteen
yeara. I had inflammation, enlarge-
ment and displacement, of the womb.
I bad the backache constantly, also
headache, and waa ao dlasy. I had
heart trouble, It aeemed aa though my
heart waa in my throat at times choking me. I could not walk around and
I could not lie down, for then my heart
Wotiia beat ao ia«t I would feel aa
though I waa amothering. I had to
alt up in bed nights in order to breathe.
•'waVao weak I «»ld Pot do •^
"I have now taken several bottles of Lydia JS. Plnkham's Vegetable
Compound, and nsed three paok-
agea of Sanative Waah, and cap sav
Xnm perfectly cured. I do not think
I ooujd bave lived long if Mrs. Pinkie medicine had not helped mo."
uty Collector VVHI_jn, "There is a penally for the violation of the law, and any
broker who refuses to, pa^ the license
will find himself lufJkPl- Mrprovisloni
of a p.iragi-aph near the end of section 4,
which some may have overlooked. It
reads thus: 'And every person who carries on any business or occupation for
which special taxe-i are imposed by this
set, without hav'.ng paid the special tax
herein provided, shall, besides lieing liable
to the payment of Such special tax, be
deemed guilty of . a inlndemaanor, , and
upon conviction thereof shall pay a line
of not more,than $W0 or be imprisoned
not more than six months, or both, at the
discretion of the court.'
"This law regarding brokers, bankers
and others is somewhat misunderstood. It
applies exactly the name as the license
law applies to liquor dealers. A license
mu*t be secured and must be, posted conspicuously in the place of business of the
person owning same, so that a revenue
officer may see it when he calls."
Polater* for Mlalna -ompaalea.
Alining men are still discussing the application of the stamp tax to issues and
transfers of stocks, and some fine point*
of law have lieen raised. These tame
points came up in. New York city to
bother the heavy dealers in stocks there,
and Collector Treat of that city applied
for a ruling to N. II. Scott, commissioner
of internal revenue. He sent the following, which answers many of the questions that have been raised in the mining
regions of. the northw est:
On the question of the construction of
that part of schedule A of tlie act of June
13, 18V8, imposing a stamp tax on each
original issue, whether on nrga-il-ation or
reoiganiisation, of certificate* of stock, it
should be held that thc meaning of the
iyord-1 "original issue" as herein used is
limited and controlled by the words
"whether ou organization or reorganization," and that therefore the only certificates of stock on which the tax,of .3 cents
"on each $100 of value, or'imcVion thereof,' is imposed by this act, are those certificates issued on oc after July 1, on the
organizatjon or reorganization of a company.
In ease of a corporation having, for instance, an authorized enpital stock of $1,-
000,000, of which il has issued only $500,-
000 priOr to July 1, and after that date
finds it necessary to make one or more
iulditicii.il -issues under the authority
piiHscssed hy it, each additional jsiuie thus
niade is an "original issue" within the
terms and, meaning of the statute here
under consideration, and the certificate!*
of such issue are subject to the stamp tax.
Where any original certificate issued is
presented by the holder to the coni-iany
or corporation for the issuance of another certificate or certificates in lieu
thereof, the result lieing that one certificate would lie issued for the 10 shares
sold, and also an addilion.il certificate
for the. 00 shares stitl remaining in him.
the certificate for 00 shares (issued with
the certificate for'10: shares sold) in lieu
thereof docs not require any stamp, and
the certificate for the 10 shares does not
require a stamp representing the. tax of
S cents on each $100 of value or fraction
thereof, ns it is not an original issue. The
only stamp required with reference to
these certificates is a stamp on the transfer of the. 10 shares sold, representing
|siynient of the tax of 2 cents on each
$100 of value or fraction thereof.
No "Sale, "io simnps.
In another case (stated for illustration)
where a man li'olds several 'certificates'for
shares of stock aggregating 100 sliarcs.
and for his convenience calls upoiV Uie
company to issue to him in lieu thereof
one certificate for 100 shares, there being
no sale nor agn-ement to sell, nor memorandum of sale, or delivery or transfer
of this new certificate, the statute, the
certificate or certificates thereupon issued
to take the place of the original certificate could not under the language and
limitations of the statute above citeij require any stamp,* as long as there is no
sale, nor agreement to sell, nor memorandum of sale, nor transfer of any of these
certificates issued in lieu of the original.
In case of sale, where the evidence of
transfer is shown only by the books of
the company, a tax of 2 cents is required
to be paid on each $100 of face value or
fraction thereof, and the stamp representing this is required to Ik* placed upon
such books.
Where the change of ownership is by
transfer certificate, thai is to say, the executed authority to transfer is contained
on the bock of the stock certificate which
Is to be transferred, the stamp must be
plMSd on the transfer certificate, that is
to say, upon the surrendered certificate
containing the transfer.
In ease of agreements to sell, or where
thc transfer is by delivery of the certificate assigned in blank, there must lie executed a memorandum thereof, to whicR
the stamp is required to bc fixed.
1'flder the ruling stated, in a case (that
may lie sup'iosed) of a mnn who is the
owner of a certificate for 100 shares of
stix-k and wishes to sell 10 of them to
another person, he docs not require the
atlixing of any stump thereto.
Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
Criiplr ("reek floM.
Colorado Springs, Colo., July 11.--Tlie
Schilling's Best:
Cripple Creek gold .limp is rapidly Increasing its gold output, us is shown by
tho record made for the first half of the
present year. For the six months ending
July 1 the gold production for thc district amounted-to $7,200,000. The month
of June has a record this year of $1,300,-
000, being the best monthly showing in
the history of the camp. In the face of
this ever-increasing production the ore
reserves of the several big mines are becoming greater. A number of mines are
holding in reserve their richest ore bodies.
Severe Blow lo Wildcat*.
Helena, Mont., July 11.—After a hard
fought legal battle Charles Kelly, who is
now in a Spokane hospital totally paralyzed, will recover $22,500. The supreme
court decided the issues in the case in a
decision that is regarded as one of the
most important to mining men in the
history of the state. Kelly sued the
I'om th of July Mining Company for $30,-
000 damages in 1804 and obtained a judgment for $15,1100. He was brought from
Spokane to testify in the original trial
on n stretcher at the expense of strangers
who were .appealed to for funds. The
company was insolvent and another action was brought against the stockholders to hold them liable for the. money Tlte
company was stocked for $7,500,000, and
the jury found that the property was
worth 1229,000. The court holds that
stock is "unpaid" even when the property has little value'in proportion to the
stock issued against it, and that the holders are liable for the debts of the company. The decisien is regarded as a blow
at "men of influence" to whom stock it
issued to induce them to lend their names
to »n enterprise. The court says, however: ''(!ood faith In thc valuation of the
property Is all the law demands. Hy good
faith is Ineant the actual belief of a prudent business man in the value put upon
the property, lfcliefa based upon visionary; speculative hopes will not relieve thc
stockhold+.r*." The decision of the court
will have a deterrent effect u|ion wildcat
companies,all over the w;est.
J. K. Hark of Butte, brother of W. A.
Clark, and himself a millionaire, was the
wealthiest member of the Fourth nf July
company, and the judgment is obtained
against him, nnd he announced that he
would pay it immediately. Nearly $7000
has accumulated in interest and costs
since the judgment was first obtained.
He,luc«-  Par  Value of  Stock.
Spokane, July 11.—It has become almost the universal custom in S-iokane to
incorporate, mining companies with a cap
italizatiou of $1,000,000, in shares of #1.
L'nder the new revenue law a stamp tax
of o cents for every $100 of face value is
to be paid on every original certificate issued after the law is passed. This would
mean that if a company lie incorporated
for $1,000,000 and immediately proceed*
to issue all its stock, as is usually done,
the purchase of $300 worth of stamps
would be necessary to make the certificates Valid. This is a tax which will fall
heavily upon many companies which start
with no other capital than an undeveloped claim and look to the public to provide the means of developing it through
the purchase of treasury stock at a small
figure. Keduced to cvery-day experience,
if a new company is fortunate enough to
dispose of 100,000 shares of treasury
stock at 1 cent per share, $50 of the *M00O
so received would have to he contributed
to the government. The injustice of the
act as it applies to western mining companies is apparent when it is considered
that if the stock sold at par for $100,000
the lay would bv uo .greater.
 ■*-* .    a   .     _■■■
Established 1784.
I1   ■" I       *__-3--=-*~   X
celebrated for more $
than a century utA
delicious, nutritious, "0*
and flesh-forming X
beverage, has our >y
well-known Jjj
Yellow Label     g
on the front of every
package, and our
trade-mark,"La Belle
ChocoUtiere,"on the
Dorchester, Maaa.
Krw* Cuu In a Letter Prom a Naval
USt'er-Mlorj,    Nerd*   I'o-Hrinutlnii
-"isvsl  Mm  (reunions and  Fond
Of   SellsHlioil.
Now York, July 1_.—Information in a
private letter received from an ollicer of
Admiral Dewey's st-uadron says that the
Spaniards have tried Admiral Montojo
and sentenced him to death for his defeat
by Admiral Dewey. The ollicer, commenting upon this extraordinary proceeding, says:
"Think of it! After he had fought almost five hours in tho two trjgagel_ents
—fought until every ship he had was
burned or sunk, and his lost ship went
down with flying colors; fought when lie
himself had an arm shlit off, his captain
killed, and his whole flagship's crew
killed or wounded!
"The captain of the little gunboat Cal-
l.ui. captured after the battle, was paroled
and given safe Jiassage to Manila, where
he wanted to go to see his wife. The
Spaniards promptly shot him."
Of the life aboard the American squadron, the. officer says:
"Our life here is very liard. The
weather is intensely hot und perspiration
streams from *Ss day and night. "Some of
us -ire mere shadows of',our former selves.
We have to be on the alert at night for
torpedo boats, and alarms are frequent.
I think the danger very slight. The Spaniards in Manila seem to be expecting tin
attack by land from the insurgents, ami
have taken all the small boats we did' not
capture into a lake behind the city and
blockaded up its outlet to the hay with
sunken hulks.
"Hinting in the city has begun. Meat
is <f2 a pound. We are living on the fat
of t hleand oktbc oDTis gh bin bm bm
of the land: bouts with, chicken* an-1
fruit, eggs, etc., come all day long. At
times a schooner load of pigs or cows is
captured, and we have tine wine from the
captured navy yard; Our ice machine
turns out ice all day long. At night we
have out picket boats, and the men sleep
at the battery with loaded guns."
A Map of Jewel*.
Oanovas del Castillo's widow has received a magnificent present from admirers of her husband in the Philippines.
It is a laVge map in relief of the. Philippines, made of beaten gold, the towns
marked by rubies, the names written in
sapphires and the dedication in diamonds.
The map is set in a frame of gold and
jewels, with a gold bust of Canovns on
top, and this is inclosed in a box of
precious woods artistically carved. The
gift is valued at 130,000.
lloUN*-U*-«-|i*-r'»   \\ i>u«'».
#ln the circuit court at Kokomo, Ind.,
Sarah Logan, an aged spinster, is suing
the estate of Isaac Crane, deceased, for
services alleged to have lieen rendered by
plaintitr as housekeeper during a pi-rind
of forty years following the death of
Crane's wife. Crane willed the hulk of
his property to a Chicago faith cure society, but the will was broken on ihe
ground of the testator's alleged iuihe
Kleven   Master*   Were   I.oat.
Washington, July 9.—The war department wns advised last night that during a
severe storm off the coast of laiba 11
lighters en route to Santiago in tow of
tugs were swamped and lost. (So far as
known no lives were lost. Tbe lighters
were from Mobile, New Orleent and
Charleston, and were intended foi the use
of (ieneral Shatter to transfer supplies
and ordnance from the transports to the
shore. The department immediately put
into operation efforts to replace the lost
A Centenarian.
Mr*. Elisabeth l.ennox, aged 101 years,
.lied at her home in Philadelphia last
week. She had five children, all of whom
are living, twenty-one grandchildren, <md
thirty eight great-grandchildren. Her eldest child, a daughter, is now 74 years old.
and her eldest grandchild _3 years old
l'p to within a few weeks of her death
Mrs. I.ennnx's health was excellent.' She
could walk up a llight of stairs without
assistance, and her eyesight and memory
were unimpaired.
More  Tronble In  France.
Some French legitiimists are taking up
seriously the claim of the Naundorff pretenders. They held n service at the
Church of St. Koch in Paris recently to
K'lelirnte the anniversary of Ijouis WTI.'s
escape from the Temple.
I'miuri'M Ha* Adjourned. of  patriotic  songs,  making  perhaps  the
Washington, July 8.—The end of this most notable ending of a session sinic the
se*. ion of congress in the hoime wns eivil war. The only measure of importance
marked by two notable incidents. One was P«sSfd w as a bill to reimburse states for
sensationally partisan, well'nigh result* j expenses Incurred in aiding the organwa-
ing in personal conflicts on the floor of the' tion of the volunteer army.
house;   the other  was  notably  patriotic! *
and swept away all signs Of the former
In the former Mr. Hay of Xcw York, Mr,
Miicliliii-  for  Clearing   Soup.
Handy of Delaware, Mr. Cannon of Illinois and Mr. Hall of Texas were the principal participants. In thc latter all members joined irrespective of party ulliliit-
tion.''After the rather ftormy session of
Strange as It may seem/ women who
claim to be good cooks still serve greasy
soups, abominations   to   thc eye, palate
and stomach.      As remedy for tins the
soup digester,"  a  kettle  with -1 faucet
two hours, the house when adjournment | near the bottom by which the clear-liquid
was announced, joined in cheers fur the inn*.' lie drawn off without the fat may
president and war heroes and the singing now lie had.
A Beautiful Present
In order to further introduce ELASTIC STARCH (Flat Iron Brand),
the manufacturers, I. C. Hubijiger Bros. Co., of Keokuk, Iowa, have
decided to OIVB AWAY a beautiful present with each package of
starch sold.   These presents are in the form of
Beautiful Pastel Pictures
They are 13x19 inches in size, and are entitled as follows:
Lilacs and
Lilacs and
These rare pictures, four in number, bv the renowned pastel artist,
R. LeRoy, ol New York, have been chosen from the very choicest subjects
in bis studio and are now offered for the first time to the public.
The pictures are accurately reproduced in all the colors used in the originals, and are pronounced by competent critics, works of art.
Pastel pictures are the correct thing for the home, nothing surpassing
th?m in beauty, richness of color and artistic merit.
One of these pictures
will be given away
with  each package of
purchased of your grocer.   It is the best laundry starch on the market, and
■a sold for 10 cents a package.   Ask your grocer for this starch and get
beautiful picture.
I oi color ana anisuc merit.
Elastic Starch
..Great Removal Sale..
A Half-Million  Dollar Stock to  Be
Closed Out.
Work will toon be completed on our new f ive-itory building we
are to occupy, and as we intend to place only new goods upon Its
shelves our present immense stock, must be promptly disposed of.
We have
To such an extent that it is to the Interests of everyone to buy now.
All mail orders filled at Removal Sale Prices.
Is lt Wrong'r
Get It Right
Keep lt Right
M*or«'s R-»«»U* H.mmly will dolt. Thr*.
meet* will mak. 70a ImI bettor. 0*1 lt ■>•■
f.nr drutflit or sny -holss*l'i drag Sou**, «
w*m SUw_rt A Holmes Drug Co., SaaUto.
I Slopped*! 011
li'. HormiN,4SilB-b«ll*Bldi,ChlCMt-- '
Bishop Soott lotdemy1
A Hoarding; snd Ii«r tVtioul I
Host Comcti Byrup.  T**U«* -<>o-   Ui
In tint*.   Ho<d by drunslsls.
A II mint I im snd ll*y Hchoul for buys.
MlllUry dlsclpllop In eli*m* of II. 8.
Army ofllifr. I'rimary, prepsrslory
• id a-Hilrin o drpkrlniO't. M*nu*l
Trslmnc or bloyd hss recently *»e*n Insulted. Hoys or sll aces received.
**|ierl»l tnitriii-il'iii In music, modern
IsiiKiinf rs, siehogrsphy. Ttirou-rk college urep*r*ilou s spwlslly. l'»i*lo.-..*
on apiiltcalluu lo tlie principal, 1. W.
HII.I.. M. 1), V. O. -rawer 17, Pori-
land.   Or.        	
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Hotel Selkirk:::
Brandon& Barrett, Props.
Tb. ljedge will plea-e bring its
tombstone out egaip. It will come
in bandy now.
.TOUT M'.'IUL.l'i--l-'J., '■■ l,"'U.U'X.i-t^q'J
10 ■■M*n^****»MI***V»**»0'»
Dr. Young of Slocan City (News),
hss been ssked to bold an incjowt
over tha defunct Government Party of
tbe Slocan.
All credit is <%e to Mr. Green's
friends in New $c#ver for the good
fight fyey put up. -lie -result at tbe
polls showed they did well.
When ars John L. Retallack's
admirers going to erect that monument
in the public square at New Denver?
Would not a tombstone be -nonappropriate!
Wa make no spoligies for the
frequent clippings we publish from
the Wetaskiwin Free Lance, knowing
tbat our readers will find them si
interesting and amusing as we do.
The New Denver Ledge hss been
accused of going over to the Government, bnt it is not so. It always wsi
an opponsition papsr and is still in
opposition, regardless of party or who
are in  power.
Fine View ff the Lake.
Up to tote Service.
Opposite the SILVERTON WHtRF.
Notk'h ii hereby given that tbe annua
axaminationjol c»ndidatea,for certificates
oqnalification to teach in the Public
Schools ot tbe Province will be held as
follows, commencing on Monday, July
4th, 1898, at 8 :|5 a.m.:-   '
Victoria...In   South   Park    School
Vancouver. .In H|gh r*cbool Building.
Kamloops . .In Piiblic School Building.
Each applicant must forward a notice,
thirty days belore the examination, stating j^ie Icjms and]- Rrade.ol certificate
Ior which he will be a candidate, the optional subjects selected, and at whieh of
the above-named places he will attend.
Every notice oi intention lo lie an
applicant must be accompanied with
satisfactory testimonial ol moral character.
Caodidatesare notified that all ol the
above requirements i«t**nbe fufilled
before their applications can be filed.
Alljcandidates (or First Class, Grade A,
Certificates, including Graduates, must
attend in Victoria to take tbe subjects
prescribed (or July 13tb and 14th
Instants, and to undergo required oral
8. D. POPE.
Superintendent ol Education.
Eduction Office,
Victoria, May 4th,   1898.
NOTICE.— "Cliff and Cliff Fraction"
Mineral Claims;situate in the Slocan
Mining Division oi   West  Kootenay
District.    Where   located:—Un Ihe
. North side of Four-Mile creek adjoining the "Standard" Mineral Claim.
Take notice Uiat I,   Francis J. O'Reilly
of Silverton, as agent lor E. M. Sanili-
lands, Free Miner's Certificate No. 80121,
intend sixty daysfroip the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for Cer-
The Kaslo Daily News will be replaced by the B. C. News published
by th. same company. W. B. Turner,
who ka§ been connected with the
News for the last year is leaving thu
staff to assume a position in tbe State
of Washington. We wish tyr. Turner
the greatest success in his new
It was indeed aniu^ng to reed lb*
Government papers ppblishqd lost
Saturday in this Riding, when they
reached our exchange table Monday.
The vaunting, of the victory they sup**
po#ed within their grasp, the slurring
references to men whom the voters
have Upheld, the sneering allusions to
tb. weakness of file opposition,
were then resembling in the light of
the .lection returns, a rouged courte-
san in tbe light of dsy. W. refrain
from rubbing it into these journals,
as we suppose they considered themselves safe in their arrogant assumption of victory. And we mpst allow
that they did well considering the
material they had to work with.
Very few from Silverton and the
other lake points participated in tbe
12th of July celebration and but
little enthusiasm was shown. In a
country like Britf|h Columbia, where
about one third of th. population is
American and the balance British and
Canadian with a large sprinkling of
other nationalities, tbe attempt to eel
ebrate the anniversary of tbe battle
of the Boyne looks a ]tytl« absurd, especially following so closely after tho
days that all here join in celebrating,
the 1st and the 4th of Ju.y. The attempt to keep up a ffistoro in this
country that is a relic of a bygone age
is simply a farce. Tbe conditio*--! ar d
circumstances that brought about the
battle of the Boyne have changed, they
are gene and thank God, they can
never return. In this Western country whether a man is a Protestant, a
Roman Catholic, an Atheist or a Mormon inajces but little (lifference, if any
at all, and be is looked upon as a man
and a brother as long aa he acts tbe
Iq-iprovetnenta, for tha pur-
-Oth. May, 1898.
Hi. Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
haa been pleased to appoint the undermentioned persons to be Collectors of
Votes, under the provisions of section 16
of the "Redistribution Act, 1898," nsme-
John D. SiBB.u.n, of Revelstoke, for
the'Revelstoke Riding, West Kootenay
Electoral District.
Auxandrb Lucas, of Ksslo. for tbe
Slocan Riding, W<**t Kootenay Electoral
RoDKKlcx F. Tolmib of Nelson, for the
Nelson Hiding, West Kootenay Electoral
JpHH Kiaxvr. of Rosslsnd. for the
Rossland Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.
And His Honor the Lieutenant-
Governor bas been pleased to appoint
the undermentioned person to be a
Distributing Collector, under the provision, of section 17 of tbe said Act,
namely :—
' In tbe former Electoral District ol
Weat Kootenay, Georok A. McFabl-ND,
of Nelson. ^
tiflc-ite. ol.^^^^—r-. _ -j^_
pose of obtaining Crown Grants of both
the above claims.
' And further take notice that action-
under .section 37, must be commenced
before the  issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated thia  tnh flay of May, 1898.
Francis J. O'Reili.y
NOTICE,—"Carbonate Hill" Mineral
Clsim.   situate   In Ibe Slocan Mining
Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located: —On tlie Red Mountain joining the Baby Ruth mineral
claim about four miles from Silverton.
Take notice that I, Joe. A.   Guere of
Rosebery B. C. Free Miner'a Certificste
No.926A and A. E. Kennedy of Toronto
Ont.. Free Miner's Certificate No. 85019,
intend sixty days from tbe date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant *of the
above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of
Dated this 16'h day of June 1898.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M part of a man.    His religion*} convic-
Tbe Sandon Paystresk, which went I t*0Di ,M hit  own business and  sre
off into the footwall  after   becoming j r^pected bv his neighbor.    Then why
considerably broken up  and deoidely I AoM *«, ptr.ist in keeping np thu
barren, bas been struck  again in  Uie ,^,4 sectarianism!
lower   workings,  bigger  and   better
than ever, though somewhat   broken
up yet.     Its character is  improving
and tbe worthless streak of ml  oxide
baa changed to a Green carbonate that
runs well, a test  made  on   the   9th.
showed the Green to run even  better
then anticipated.
In the excitement of the late
campaign we hope onr readers bave
not overlooked the fact tjist we have
entered upon the Silvkbtosiax's
second year. Our old subscribers are
requested to settle up all arrears in
their subscriptions and new subscribers
are invited to enroll thems Ives on our
list Wa will in our future issue.
a-j^ir, turn our attention to, the mines
and accurate reports on our properties
will again appear in our  pages.
IWeik*} to Provincial Tu Payers.
those persons who desire to take advantage of the lower rate for tho current
-year must send tbe amount thereof to
me on or before the 30th June, instant.
Provincial, Assessor and Collector.
Kaslo. B. C.
III %\jj\       v\v\ ■       I
Karl's Clover Root Tea
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ is a pleasant
laxative. Regulates the bowels, purifies
the blood. Cleats the complexion. Easy
to make and pleaaant to take. 26t;ta.
Bold by T£e Silverton Drug Store,     t
Mrs.   Matheson,
"i M ll ','     »  '   "I
Dreadfully   Nervous.
Gents:—I waa dreadfully nervous
and (or relief took your Karl's Clover
Root Tea. It quieted my nerves and
strengthened my whole Nervous System. Iwas troubled with Constipation,
Kidneysnd Bowel "trouble. Yonr Tlie
soon cleansed my system to throughly
I tbat I rapidly regained health snd
I strength- Mrs. S, A. Sweet, Hartlort
Conn. Bold by The Silvorton Drt« Store
Owing to the footwall crumbling
away tbe timbering in tbe upper
workings of tbe Ledge are unsafe at
present The management hopes
that by cutting good deep hitches in
the footwall and using Square sets
to be atye, to make the property safe.
The rotimbering is being pushed
ahead as fast as possible and a good
quality of Green posta and caps will he
used to replace tbo old stuff usad
formerly. The upper working, will
be in working order in a few days.
The man from the hills saved the
day all over tbe Slooan Riding. When
the miner cast his bal|ot no matter
which candidate he voted for, it wm
an honest ballot A ballot that was
not influenced by bribery, cheap talk
or promise, of government pap nnd
the very hint of intimidation only
made the hardy miner more determined
to cast a ballot for what he considered
right and just according to bis own
conscience and convictions. Then all
hail to the vote and voter that cann ot
be intimidated or corrupted.
Now that tbe election day has come
and gone it behoves everyone to re -
member that all cannot be victors and
tbat those who fought in the lost cause,
skirmished well, went down fighting
and died hard. It is only once in four
years that the people in this country
air their political opinion* and brothers
and neighbors are fonnd at loggerheads. Bnt it is a privilege, respected
by every man, tbat all are entitled to
their indi vidnsl opinions in such matters. With the cloring of tbe polls
all bitterness or bard feelings engendered during tbe campaign ahnnld be
forgotten and friends be friends ayd
neighbors be neighbpra again.
Wildcat mining scheme*, in thg United Statea. are hit a U-ad ban! blow by
I tha provisions of the nevr war tariff, aays
' the Spokane Miner ami ElMtric-ttii, for
th. treason? department bold* that tbey
mtint affix aad cancel a 5-ceat stamp to
•very ceililicate of stack sold, even
tbpogh its face value is but $1. This will
come rather hard-on those companies
whose stock is not worth mora than two
or three dollars s tboussnd shares, for
that amount of stock if Ihe par to f 1., will
reqnire affixed GO cents wqrth of revenue
stamps. No one need question this, for
just such a hypothetical case has been
put by Renal or Teller on behalf ot some
embyro companies in Colorsdo, and tbe
above ruling was given. It is further
held that 00 any transfer of every certificste of such stock the broker or person
delivering ihe certificate must sffix
thereto and cancel a 2-cent stamp accord-
iog to tjie provisions of Schedule A of
th. war revenue s**t.
for th§
Ttip Only Real Mining Paper
Published On The Lake.
♦2.00 A YEAR;'	
Spring Suit Patterns Row op Hand,
I would respectfully invite gentlemen to an early inspection of my
selections in Spring and Summer .Suitings.
My prices will be fonnd moderate. 1 q-ake it a point to keep (hem as
low ss is consistent with good material, food workiQaoship and tbe car.
and attention requista to iret up thoroughly satisfactory garments.
Liehscher. le Tailor,    f
lake View avenw.
To The Man Of Business.
Little bits ol printer's ink,
A little type ••disp^syed,"
Maftes our merebsnt princes
And all their big psrsde.
I_ttle bits of stiogyness—
Discarding printer's ink-
Busts tbe man of business
And sees bis credit sink.
Little bits of "ads"
At our moderate rate,
Keep. th. man of business
Always Up-to-Dste.
Answer them, sons of the selfsame race,
And blood of Ih. selfsame clan,
Let us speak with each other, face lo face,
And auawer as man to man,
And loyally love and trust each other as
pone but free men ,-an.
Now fling Ihem out to tbe breeze,
Shamrock, thist'e ami, roar,
And the Star Spangled banner unfurl
with these,
A message to friend and foes,
Wherever the ssils of peace qp* seen and
wherever tlie war wind blows.
A message to bond and thrall to wake.
For wherever we come, we twain,
The throne of the tyrant shall rock ami
And bin menace be void and vain.
For you are lord* of a strong young land
and we are lords of the main.
Yes, this is the voice of the Muff March
'-We severed have lieen too loag;
But now we are done with a wornout ult •
The tabrof an ancient wrong.
May onr triend*>hip loot Inn* aa love doth
laatand he atroug--i Hun de-tli is
lest frag* Ibde h Cinfc
Ginger Ale,  Lemonade,  Sanar-arills,
Ginger Beer, Etc*  Syrups, Raspberry, Gnm, Grenadine,
Orgeat, Etc.
vn iW4 - mmm - nun
■„ —a— uuli ,1
Parties cutting wood on the property
of the Uiiverton Townsite, or removing
ssme will be prosecuted. Kqqattera are
elno, warned not to trespass an ssid pro-
Commencing on Wednesday J(«n« 1st.,
Service, will be held every alternate
Wednesday evening in the Union Chnrch
8ilvwtoo, by tb. Ray. C. t. Yatei
Episcopalian minister.
Divine Service! will be held in the
Union Church by J. H. Sharpo. Presbyterian Missionary, every Monday
evening at 7:39 P* ». Everybody
Service will be held in tb. Silverton
Pbnrch on Sunday next  al 8 p.m.
Mineral Glasses and Compasses galore
at the Silverton Druj; Store t
Wty'r over rubbernecking at Ihe train
the other day, staring in a daft manner
at strangers, as all true rubberneck, do,
what was our astonishment to behold
desend fr.im the car steps a gorgeous
kaleidoscopic vision of tartan, bagpipe
and man. The man was partially inside
the tartan and he bad no sooner hit the
platform than be commenced to hit the
pipe. Marching np and down Ihe platform he played Tullochgorum, Craigel-
lat-hie's Lament and the Skeen dhu Sub-
quebsugh' or words to tliat effect. Kan-
mug hastily to tbe Newsy, the C. and E.
bureaus)! information, we enquired aa to
the identity of tbe piper. We knew the
Newsy won Iden't lie to ua. He told us
that the man was Findlater, the heroic
piper of Dargai, won \\yo Victoria Cross
by piping away like blue biases witli a
broken leg while the Gordon Highlanders were storming a fortress. Rushing
back through the crowd in a slate of
greet agitation we aoon made him atop
playing, and atarted an interview for the
g. ui. w. (great moral weekly), ln reply
to our congratulations on bis great pluck
he replied.
"Yon bet it doe. tak. lota of nerve to
blow this old thing on depot platforms."
"And bow is the leg?"
"Yes they pulleil that down the line
last night in gnat abape, but I'll get
back at-em!"
Scotch I auppose?"
"No but I've *ome Rye. Have a horn ?"
Well, atop inside this baggage room.
And when did you leave Bonny Scotland?"
"Bonuy which?"
"Sa-a-ay. alnt you Scotch and ain't
you Findlater V
"Noton your tintype! My name's
Csssidv and I'm from Lacombe. Take
another born 7"
When we see the Newsy w. wont dc a
ring tef him. —jfrae Lance.
J.   I.   McINTCWI.
R|aL Estatk ago iMURaicn.
CU8TII*  I!«.!!
Ure iMiriMe ui fenril Agnfe,
ttT'Sole agent for Silverton Townsist.
hires, \\mm\\mmmLt
SILVfRTflfc     -     -      -     B. C
Msud-How is Mr. Blusbasn getting
along?   Has he pioposed yet?
Editn - No, bnt b. is improving, Tha
first night be railed he held (he albmn
in bis hands all evening; tbe second
night be bad my pug dog in his arms:
last night he held Willie ou bis lap for
au hour.    I hnve hop.3.    ' ""
NOTICE:-"Nettie Fraction" Minaret
Claim; situate in the Slocan Mining
1« vision of  Weet  Kootenav District*.
Where located:- Oo tha Fonr Mil**
Creek bounded on the uorth by »V
Tenderfoot, south, by tb* Resd, sent,
by th. Carnation,
Take notice that I, Evan Bailey Treeer.
Free Miner's Certificate No. K»,  as
Manager for the Vancouver snd British
Columbian Grand Exploration Co. Limbed, Certificate No. 3-521 A, intoad aisly
days from the data hereof, to apply Ui tbe
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Im
provetnents, for the purpoae of obtaining
a Grown Grant ol the above claim.
And further tako notion that action
under section 37, must be commence-'
before the Issuance cf such Certificate o^
Dated ^s 4th day ol Mfim
E.JB. Faisaa
Dvspepaia   Cored.  Shiloh's Vitalixsr
mmediately   relieves   m»r   Stomach,
Coming np ot Food Distresses, and Ie th.
great kldmv and livar MHMdy. fold by
The Silverton Drug 1
1   A Cough, mmm-
roup ar. not to b* trHW.w»j:
Be not.deceived!
A doae in time of Shiloh Cure will save
you mucb Uonble, Bold at Drau Stars.
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