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The Silvertonian 1900-12-22

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Christmas     Box:
BOX:: $5
„li. TURKEY OR GOOBB,      -      -      -
0,.,'niNIH ASSORTED NUTS       -       -       -
1 POUND FIGS       -     -     -     -
l joes!) DATES -      "
, poUND MIXKI) BISCUITS   -      -      -      -
, |>c,UND GOOD CEYLON TEA   -      -      -
I porSD GOOD COFFEE        r
I poUND MIXED CANDIES    - '   -      -      -
, POUND CALIFORNIA HONEY     -      -      -
|6 80
yer ('ninage.
h Cause F«r Alarm.
It is stated on excellent authority tliat
no immediate scarcity of Scotch whisky
is likely, in spite of recent Industrial dis-
tnrhancea. There lire 104.030,404 gallons
now ripening in bond in Scotland, nn increase of more than 70 per cent over the
amount held five yenrs  ago.
Tlie Rockland G'rooji.
. J3UR3VS & oo
Silverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir. Kaalo, Sandon,
New Denver, Cascade Cily, < Forks, Sirdar
Midway ami Greenwood.
       - Bi   'i ni'TTTT
t       ^HOTEL.
s I I, V E It T O N'      U    0.
iili: r._:sf7t:i;Xi>iir.i» HOTEL IN theslocaN.
i; i.s: ni:o wiih the best pimourahlej.irands.
:■:   HS.     IIOV/IIS    Proprietor.   :•:
i.\l'.:ilKs A Klt.l. LINE OF Ci.Oi'lIS ALL SHADES. ALL
\V. Yolen Williams, superintendent of
the Miner -Graves Rymlicate, in an
interview with the Nelson Tribune hnd
the following tu say in regard to the
| working of thu Rockland Group near
' thia place.
"I am not utile to give vou definite
ioformatioti as to the resumption of work
on the Rockland (ironp. hut it is quite
probable that active operations will be
commenced on the prospect as soon as
the snow Is oil' the ground."
The Rockland in on Eight Mile  ereek,
three and a half miles southeast of Silverton.   The formation is a belt of shint
or altered slate w ith large bodies of milling ore, the value being carried principally in arsenical   iron,   although  some
copper exists.   The assumption  ia that
the owners propone to   mill   the output
ot the Rockland ou tbe ground and  thip
the   concentrates   to   their    smelter at
Uniiiil I-oiks where the iron will  be ex-
| cellent for fluxing purposes and  thereby
! ensure a protit in working, (t is generally
'thought   that  tli;   lime   ami   attention
which the   management  was   naturally
compelled to give  its  Boundary   enterprises when   the   (iranby   smelter  was
; under way and the  Knob Hill and Oh!
I Ironside* mines  reaching  u  producing
' b.t-is, engross-ed   SO   much  of their time
; ihat they simply bad no time  to devote
! to enterprises further afield-    Now that
smeller mid mines are running smoothly
] Iho   (.opposition   is   that   they   will   be
piepaied to B0 al.e.ul with work on iheir
Slocan propei ty and  develope it  on  an
', extensive scale,   lt goes witnout saying
] that a program  along   this   line   would
mean much for this section  generally.
histle *x- Hotel.
 P.A T.    (I It I F F I N.	
for rrii©
B. Q.
comes but once
A Year.
•Established   in  Nelson 1890."
1 Am once more before you, alive and
I' is my duty to let you know that  1
*ave  bought    goods   DIRECT FROM
VERY LATEST MADE I want to sell these goods, nnd will do all EN-
I Wave all kinds of goods in a thousand
Ps'.roiiHgp. W
-   I guarantee all Goods bought from     m\elS%    ThGt*     pent
* raetobe  Cheaper
"»»■■ auywheth else in the Kootenay, and the very Wat quality.
Joooto Dover,   TIIE J K W E L B R,
NELSON, - _ _ _ _ B.     O.
different  styles,  antl   solicit your
Kviiliilimi nl a lllinc.
There is within sixty  miles of RiHte
Montana,  ti miuing district that, iu the
old days when silver sold for a dollar an
ounce   and   upwards, contained   many
; mines  that produced great quantities ol
I silver-lead  ores   and  us  a   producer n[
I such oies a i-.tI.ii i mine obtained quite a
I repiitaiioii.   The day earns when silver
1 dropped to lifty-tive cents an ounce and
| lead also depreciated in value  and, most
I opportunely,  the shaft in this  mine en
\ countered  a   body  o(  gold bearing ore
land the amended prospectus Issued by
tbe otlicers of tho company informed the
Stockholders ami general public that the
company possessed a gold mine.    Gold
mines   wero   then   in great favor.   The
sinking of the main shaft was continued
and tlie gold  recovered  sometimes kept
up   the   operating   expenses   and often
tailed to do so.    Meanwhile copper rose
i in value; tho Hutte district became bullous and copper stocks   became   prime
favorites.    Sinking the shaft continueu,
the hidden story of the earth's cm st was
(urther revealed, and, just in the niok of
time, the copper zone was reached and
now, to the delectation of the stockholders, they mra Informed Lhatthacompany
had developed a copper   uiitio   of unlnlil |
From a silver-loud to a gold mine,
from a gold mine to a copper mine, nl, in
one shaft, is not a, '"fur cry," for Nature
is wonderful in her capacity for change.
Upon the closing of tho Indian minis
in 1893 to the free coimige of silver rupees, the government, who had scenmn-
tflled quitj a stock of gold, decreed that
the rupee should bo considered ns tht:
equivalent of 19>, Kngli-h pennies in
sold, and that nil rupees brought to the
minis would be exchanged for gold coin ^^
ut that figure, which wns the equivalent g°*3°000000000000©
of A$}-i cents   American   currency.   All
rupees so redeemed wore at once melted
down to bars nnd sold   for   gold   at the
commodity value of silver nt the time of
ble and all cold sq obtained wns added
to the redemption fond ami used to  buy
tr.ore rupees.     Of  course this produced
more or less contraction oi the rupee circulation, and resulted in something of n
loss to the government; ns the commodity value of silver was always   less than
Its coinage value.   Rut it  was believed
that this lo-s would   be   easily   borne if
flil.-t":ilion in the   v.iliv.   of   the   rupee
Could le stopped,   and if gold   could l>e
forced into  circulation.      However very
tew silver coins were—after the lirst few
months of the new regulations—offered
for redemption, only such in fact as represented net payments   abroad ; • and ns
the general balance nl   trade   hns  been
uniformly in lavor of India, such were
light.   After feven   years   of  Ilia!, the
government has bee.-, forced to abandon
thc scheme nnd is now coining rupees ns
fast as it wns awhile airo engaced In destroying them.   This is one of the circumstances ihat have en used the price of
silver to advance.   The demand  for silver coinnge in India is now snid to lie so
strong that   the   government   hns  been
compelled to resume rn pee coinnge to
prevent   financial   disaster.      In   other
words, the elTort to introduce gold coin-
ape among the people of fndia is so far a
failure.—Mining  Recorder.
lUIIfl IML8.
T#   ***• J*1* BH>]yi£PUM.
Work has lieen resumed on the Frisco,
and the Marion ie also preparing to begin   operations.
The Nelson Tribune speaks ot big
thiii!.'? in store for the Rockland Croup
on I!e,| Mountain, next spring.
A Certificate of Improvements is helne
applied lor for tbe Silver Nugget, one of
the oldest locations on Red Monntain.
The Slocan Drill designates as rnhbish
the report J. Frank Collum threw
up the Mabou aod Ohio bond for the
reason popularly given.
The managements nf the Vancouver
and Emily Kdith mines have laid in big
supplies of Christmas dainties nnd tinmen will miss nothing from their Xmas
Australia niul California have each
averaged a production of W.OOOOoO
worth of gold a v-ar, and the maximum
production — £15 OOO.iiOO—has also bien
the same. Each oouniry also has almost
exactly the same number of mines.
J. HI. M. Benedum and 0. Aberorom-
hle have thrown up the lease held by
them on the Early Bird claim on Ten
Mile and have secured another on the
Echo, a prospect just below the Queen
Fraction, between this town and Fight
Mile creek. They purpose opening up ■
new ledge on this property.
Messrs. Hose, Martin nnd Mi'Fee of
New Denver are opening up a new discovery christened the Black Flat group,
situated on Arrow Lake a short distance
below Nakusp. Thev have a lead of ovei
40 feet of free milling ore, low grade on
tbe surface, but which they expect to be
good pay ore when depth is gained.
Messrs. Cup eland am! Dnmfy, of Spokane, were in town this week settling np
forthe contract rrcently completed on
their Fennel creek property, the Philadelphia, An unsuccessful attempt was
mnde to inspect the property but the
snow proved too much of an obstruction,
Active development will be resumed in
the spring.
W, .Taekson hns secured a lease on the
Storm claim, near town, and expects to
make a shipment of ore from that
properly soon. The Storm is developed
hy a tunnel which •*. now in over 200
feet and whicli hns been driven   directly
See Reeve's lineol Xmas pipes.
Raw hiding has b«en recommenced at
the Hewitt mice.
Mrs. S. Daigle returned from Greenwood ou Thursday.
Tom and Jerry and Black Jack are now
permanent residents here.
I'leiiro-piieumonia has caused a vacant
stall iu the McDonald stable.
Hill Bros,delivered another barge-load
of lumber hero on Tuesday.
'iive to Reeves your Xmas order for
confectionery.   His are fresh.
The Firemen of Sandon aro advertising a bail for  New Year's
Miss Parsons will spend the holidays
at her home in New Westminster.
The New Denver Foresters will give a
ball ou lhe -7th iu the Rosun Hall.
A very successful phonograph concert
whs given in tuwn on Monday evening.
Sam Watron aud Koss Thorburn,
made a business tiip to Nelson during
the week.
A shipment of cutlers have arrivsd in
town und ihe day of the bob-sleigh is
Chief Engineer J. R. Young, of the ss-
Slocan, has gone Fast on a six weeks
loliday trip.
Yesteaday Miss Marie Cross, who ls
attending school abroad, returned home
Ust tlie holidays.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W, M. Brandon entertained their friends at their home on
Tuesday evening.
McKlllop nnd Fletcher are training
for the Nelson Mayoralty Stakes,    ihe
odds nre on Fletcher.
A wreck on th-Slic in ,rv N'!-<o'i K. R
on Tuesday left Silverion without any
mail hum the south.
Monday tlio ss. Slocan ma-le an extra
trip wiih powder to this place, M c»sii
of giant being unloaded.
Xmas nnd New Year's cards at the
Drug Store. Dainty tokens of remembrance for distant friends- *
HORN—On December 8. ltilO. al the
Slocan Hospital, New Denver, to the
wife ot A. C. Harris, a son-
Harry Wilson, the manager of the
Nelson branch of the Wm. Hunter Co.,
is soendinii the holidays here.
R. G. Dalai* has moved into his new
stoie, whete he will carry a line line of
groceries, fruit,confectionery, stationery,
tobaccos and cigars.
Onr Xnias Puzzle.
The following phrases are supposed to
i e\e been uttered by promimnt members of this town. Can nny of onr
readers correctly guess the Individual*!
(1) "I tell vou right now things '|(
have to he altered pretty soon."
(2) "Yap! I savvy!"
(8) "Ihofasolohere."
(4) "Pshaw! y'are u lot o'Canajian
(5) "Say' you can't g?t ine to lake
inore'n two drinks."
(6) "Well! I'll go yer, jist onct."
(7) "Oh! not too bad."
(8) "'What' I says: 'Yps' he says:
'No:' I says, 'When' Isayst 'Now'he
(9) ' Tut, Tut, You fellers are getting
the best of me."
(10) "This town seems to be liter-,
ally tinder a cloud."
(11) "He's tn excellent fellow. Yon
Yes.   A most excellent fellow." is Heard From Abroad.
"A parliamentary contest iu British
Columbia was decided by a game of
poker. This is not only a unique wav of
deciding a political contest, but it is
much cheaper (ban buying a seat."—
Butte Tribune-Review.
Granted Twenty-seven Lieenees and
KefosiHi Two.
At the meeting ofthe Board of Licenen
Commissioners held io New Dr-mer Inst
Saturday twenty-nine applications for
licences were presented. Twenty-four
of these were granted without objection,
three were granted conditionally and two
were refused
The rejected applications were UmM nf
Annie Winteis, of Cody, nnd W. Water-
land of S ican. Against tlie former application, A. B. Docksteader of Cody appeared, but ss the petition attached did
not comply with the law, his objections
were not heard
Waterland's application met with considerable opposition. Two numerously
signed petitions against the granting of
the licence were hacked up by the praM
enen ot Messrs. Foley, Qetbuig and
Haty for the business element of S.'twan,
nnd Rev. Mr. Mi.tiee forthe Slocan \V,
(!. T. U. His petition was found to be
d'-fective and the licence was refused on
that ground'
Mrs Winters will make a new appji.
cation befere January 1st.
FIFTY   1'ivR   CI'.NT.
(jold is the desolate hearth—the hearth
that no longer is blest
Wiih  the light ot the light-giving blaze
ami the smoke in its edying rings—
Where Poverty, clutching her whimpering babe to her lean dry breast,
Croons as she cowers from the blast, and
this is the song she sings:
"Hush  my  little one, bush ! Art hingry
and cold and ill?
The poor nun's n'irse is hunger, and the
cold is his cradle still;
For   this   is   the   law   of the land, that
thou must learn to endure-
Some fine samples of fancy  work are     , ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
till" ol' I'-by per cent  forthe  rich—hunger and
for sale at the Drua Store, coosi.,
doilies, centre-pieces In,   Just the thing
for sending away as an Xmas gift.
All   work   in the Jewelry Repairing
line, left at the Silverton Dru^ Store, will
be promptly forwarded  to  Jacob Dovei
the well-known Nelson jeweler.     All re
pairs nre (H'.vuantkki. roB 0X1 year. *
The Miners' I'nion Hall is being improved by tha building of a atase and the
purchase of some dozens of chairs. Now
ii thev only remove a score or so of the
too prominent spittoons, their Hall will
be very attractive to theatre goers.
The citizens of Slocan hive mado all
their niraiiL'enii'iit.s for the application
for their charter of Incorpotation from
the Legislature at its next session. They
are deeply in earnest and expect to elect
tier lirst municipal otlicers within three
Bandford Mcintosh, one ol Silverton's
old timers, returned lo town on Wed-
n-sdav. Bandford who has spent the
summer in tho Atlin district speaks
highly ol 'bat country as a gold producer
but warns poor men to keep away from
cohl (or the poor.
"Art thou alone in thy sorrow  that thou
alone ibouldst wall?
Do not   thy   f imi-iliinir brothers hunger
and faint and fall'.'
Do not thy perishing sister' wittier from
want and c ire?
Thou,   too,   must   bear the burden that
they have learned to bear.
"Littlo one great are the rich, but we are
commoner hue;
What iire Ills lives of the many compared
with tha shales pf tne few ?
Ih it not theirs to en joy, ours tobedumh
and endure?
Fifty  per cent for the rich—bin,ger ancj
cold for the poor."
—London Punch.
Miracles are laughed at bo a nation
that i-read thirty million newspapers
a dnv and support! Wall Street.
^^^^^_^^^^^—mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm on the ledge.   Tho  vein varies in width^^
Evolution to her ret law and why should j fnm  fli/(_   ,0   tW(.]vl,   [(>,.ti M„d the ore I It as the diggings are deep and it isany-
which is n steel galena is encountered
for its entire length.
this law not be as effeoHv* in the mineral world as in the creation of a monkey
from a mouse, The only curious feature
Involved in tho proposition is that the
ovolution of this mine kept pace with tne
changing fashion controlling investment
in mininn stocks. Wondious aro the
works of Nature, in (act only equalled by
tho fejund imagination oi somo promoter of mining oompanijM.-sWestern
Mining World.
New York.   Dec. 21,-Bar Silver, 04tf
Lake copper,   f lfl 50.
Lead-The firm that fixes the selling
price for miners and smelters quotes lead
atfl.OOat theclos?.
■ thing but n poor man's country.
The Christmas Tree Entertainment,
which will be given on Monday eveninc
and for which the children ore busily
practising, promises to be a big success.
There will be no admission charged and
everyone will be welcome. The Tree is
open to any wbo desire lo give presents
to the children or others.
Iwlsbl I was  a German an' believed
ip machinery.
The u   Siiuarr.
Ladies of Canada:
The hollow square, a purely British
military tactic, was never broken bur.
once. Wliv'.' IVcause Tommy Atkins
from Canada and Tommy Atkins fn iu
all other British possessions stand solidly together, the lesson is, thut in a
commercial wav also, the colonies should
stand tirmly together; aud the ladies of
Canada—the purchasing powc—- can do
much towards accomplishing that end
Ceylon snd India produce the finest teas.
By using the tea grown in sister colonies
ladies act patriotically. These teas appeal to you from sentiment, from purity,
from economy—in every way they are
superior to Japan or t'hinas. Drinkers
of (ireen tea should try Monsooi'.k
Salada or Blue Ribbon packets.
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Butte Bandits Play Havoc in
a Card Game.
They Were Unprepared for Resistance-Mirrors and Glassware
Were Shattered By Bullets.
Butte, Mont., Dec. 19.—Pitched
battle was fo ught out in the Queen
saloon on East Park street during
the early hours of last Thusday
between George York, the proprietor of the place, and half a dozen
of his friends on one side, and two
masked highwaymen on the other.
A dozen shots were fired. Mir-
rows and glasses were smashed by
the fusillade of bullets, but no one
was injured.
Captured • Tartar.
The robbers were taken completely by surprise at the unexpected
defence of York, and escaped,
York's forehead was grazed by a
York, William Commings, L. R.
Eddy, J. Moyie, and John Llewellyn were playing cards. They were
deeply engrossed in the game
when a tall man, masked, rushed
in and covered them with two revolvers. He demanded, "Hands
up." The second man stepped to
his side. He was also masked.
With four guns covering the crowd
it looked.easy. It happened, however, that the proprietor of the
place was game.
York's gun was out in a instant.
He fired .wice in rapid succession,
before the highwaymen commenced
shooting. York's companions
made hasty get-aways for cover.
York dropped,to the floor and continued shooting. Bullets from the
revolvers of the bandits were tearing splinters in the floor and crashing through the polished glassware
on the back of the bar. It wan-
getting decidedly inteiesting. York
had fired all his cartridges in his
revolver. He thought of the $300
in the till and resorted to strategy-
Heaorled to a Bum.
"Get behind the bar, quick,
boys," he shouted to his companions. "You'll find two Winchesters
there and reveral revolvers. We
will give these fellows a warm reception,"
Three of the men ran as directed. The ruse had the desired effect. The robbers broke and ran,
and in the half light of the early
morning made good  their escape.
by's curiosity, nnd after several at*
temps he succeeded in following
the animal to its home. Near by
was a gold-bearing ledge from
which the quartz had been taken.
Mr. lngoldsby made an examination thorough enough to prove that
the discovery was of considerable
stale Department to Secure Copy of
Report ofCanadlau Buelueer.
New Whatcom, Dec. 15.—In a
letter to an interested party in this
city, United States Senator Foster conveys the information that he
has requested the state department
at Washington to secure from the
Canadian government a copy of the
report of their engineering party,
who this year made a survey of the
international boundary line, where
it passes through the Mount Baker
mining district, in this county.
The report has never heen made
public, and rumors containing its
nature have only added to the confusion already existing.
United States Land Commissioner Binger Hermann, affirms that the
international line has never been
really surveyed through this district, and states that the international commission in 1854 at points
easiest of access, from astronomical observations, determined the
location ot the 49th parallel, which
is the line, and at these points,
which in many instances are widely
separated, set their monuments.
Thus it occurs that in this very
mountainous district the line is unmarked. Upon receipt of the report of the Canadian engineer this
government, it is believed, will
cause a survey to be made bv American engineers, and reports ot
these two parties will then be
made the basis of negotiations for
the settlement of the disputed
Arizona & Oklahoma Present
Their Claim.
Tht Population has Increased With
Wonderful Results During the
Past Decade.
Oiif«|<'I>*"i|>l<>u   Pulxllat  Expiree   at
Olen Fall*, N. V.
New York, Dec. 14.—Paddy
Ryan, at one time champion pugilist of thc world, who was defeat-
edby John L. Sullivan, in their famous fight in Mississippi some years
ago, died at his home in Gelens
Falls, N. V., this afternoon.
How tke Rat Hole  min e Waa Dleeov
ered hy |ngold»bv.
The action of a rat led N. R.
Ingolsby to the discovery of a
rich gold mine iu Arizona. He
named the property the Rat Hole
Mr. lngoldsby has been spending several months near Mammoth,
on the San Pedro river in Arizona.
His purpose was to enjoy the hunting and make a collection of the animals and minerals of the southwest. He pitched his tent in the
canyon of the San Pedro in t he
Santa Catalina mountains.
He had no neighbors, and was
for a long time unable to account
for the disappearance of* small articles that he left lying around the
camp. At last he noticed that
when anything was taken something was left in its place. This
was usually a bit of stone or wood.
The culprit he found to be a large
rodent of the species known as the
trading rat. The habits of the animal made an interesting study to
Mr. lngoldsby, and he often lay
awake at night and watched for his
A silver spoon was missing one
morning and in its place was a
piece of quartz carrying free gold.
This still more excited Mr. Ingolds-
Nearly Five Tkoueaud Oilier Than La
borer* Make Application.
Port  Townsend,   Dec.   14.—The
report   of the  supervising   special
agent for   the   fiscal   year  ending
June 30, 1900, which was   received
by Collector F. D.   Huestic  yesterday, shows that   during   the   year
4867 Chinese, other than   laborers,
applied     for   ad.nission   into  the
United States, under the provisions
of the Chinese exclusion  laws.    Of
this number,   3802   were  admitted
and 1065   were denied   admission.
During   the   year   2452   registered
Chinese laborers departed from   the
country  with   the  privilege s, of returning and 1997 of cbe Aame  class
were   readmitted     upon    evidence
showing their  right to return.
At Port Townsend during the
year 271 of this class were admitted and 91 rejected during the fiscal
year ending June 30, 18^9.
Los Angles,   Cal.,  "Dec.   19—A
strong tight is to  be made in   congress for the admission  of Arizona
as a state.    It has been the   understanding with politicians that  when
the territory would  elect  a Repub-
licon delegate to congress,   thereby
showing that there was little   likelihood of adding two   Democrats  to
the senate, that statehood would be
conferred on   thc  territory.     That
has now been done by a large   majority.    The citizens of Arizona no
longer go about the towns,    loaded
down with   shooting-irons  and  all
the implements which   marked   the
barbarism of the territory   a dozen
years ago, have   been   relegated to
the past.    The   increase in   population has  been   remarkable,  while
the agricultural, mining  and   stock
industries  all  seem to warrant  the
placing of   the territory, on a footing   of  equality   with    other   portions of the co ntry, where  civilza-
tion has been permanently established.
Washington, Dec. 13.—Oklahoma is strongly represented here by
advocates, for separate statehood.
W. F- Crawford of Guthrie, is the
leader, and is now here. He
doesn't believe in doubling up with
the Indian territory, but in going
it alone. As this congress-and the
next one are Republican in both
branches, those Mr. Crawford represents, think that they present the
matter very strongly, when they
emphasize the tact that Oklahoma, is soundly Republican and
thoroughly in accord with the present administration. Mr. Grawford
says the population has increased
from 67,000 ia 1890 to 395,000 in
1900—in fact, that the people
are growing faster than the weeds
are out there. In other matters
the territory is claimed to be represented by its first sylliable of its
name—it is O. K. clear through.
trouble might follow. The anxious
captain privately consulted General
Buller. '"Sir," he said, "I *ish
you would tell me what you would
do under the circumstances if you
were commander of this ship."
"Me," replied Buller, "I should
ask the band not to play 'God
Save She Queen."
Worlde Production or Bold and
Mil ver.
Washington Dec. 19.—Director
of the mint Roberts has issued a
table giving the world's production
of gold and silver in 1899. But
for the interruption in the Transvaal
he says the total would doubtless
have been $25,000,000 greater.
The Klondyke output was $16,000,-
The world's production of silver
was 167,254,243 ounces, an increase of 1,925,671 ounces over
the previous year.
Count de Castellane is hurt because his friends don't sympathize
with him in his troubles. Inasmuch
as sympathy has no cash value, it
is difficult to understand why he
feels that way about it.
NU 01 Tin-in are Slowly Pedaling Tkelr
Way lo Fame aad Oold.
New York, Dec. 15.—The six
day riders contesting for fame and
money, kept grinding out mile
after mile during the day and evening, at the rate of about 18 miles
an hour, and at midnight, the leaders had covered 2,264 miles and
seven laps, with the third team just
one lap behind.
At the end of the fifth day the
six day riders were 52 miles behind
the record made by Waller and
Miller last year.
The 2 o'clock scores are as follows: Elkes and McFarland,
2,229.5; Pierce and McEachern,
2,299.5; Simar and Gougoltz,
2,299.4; Riser and Ryser, 2,299,1;
Fisher and Frederick,, 2,209,0;
Waller aud Stinson, 2,297,9; Bab-
cock and Aaronson, 1,506, 1; Tur-
ville and Gimm,  1,499.7.
Women Lawyera lu France.
An important discussion affecting
women lawyers took place this afternoon in the senate. A proposition due to M. Tillaye was presented tending te permit ladies who
bave obtained the diplomas of
licentiates-in-law to take oaths as
advocates and to practice in open
court. By a decree of the Paris
appeal court in 1897 this right was
denied. The proposition was carried in the senate by 172 votes
against 34. The women advocates
have, therefore, the satisfaction of
knowing that the government and
the senatorial majority are on their
sides, in spite of the opposition of
so many other politicians and lawyers.
A new uss for thc bagpipes is
shown by a Scottish Highlander,
who own a sheep farm in a mountainous district of California, and is
in the habit of almost daily playing his pipes all over the ground.
The skirling has had the happy effect of soaring eagles out of the
locality, in which birds of prey had
formerly done considerable damage,
by carrying off lambs, and had even
attacked grown sheep.
Mr. H. S. S. Pearse, warcorres-
pondent of the London Daily News,
tells the following Buller story:
The General and Mr. Pearse came
home in the same boat. Each
evening the band played "God
Save the Queen" after dinner, on
deck. Of course, eveiy Briton
stood up and removed his head-
covering. A number of Hollanders,
however, remained seated and cov
ered. The Britons were very angry, and it was feared ttliat serious
Timothy    Healy    Objecla  lo   llr 1ml 11
Horrowinc In Wall Street
London, Dec. 19.—During the second reading of the war loan bill,Sir
William Vernon Harcourt today,
criticised atlength the government's
financial makeshift's. He said the
ministers would have strenuous
support in making the Transvaal
share the cost of the war, but the
gold mines were the only source
of revenue and the attitude of the
mine owning capitalists was wall
known. If the government wished
to obtain anything from the Transvaal towards the cost of the war,
it would have to face the "Kaffir
circus" in South Africa and London, and it would require ali the
courage of the chancellor of the
exchequer aud tbe colonial secretary and all the integrity of parliament to cope with the matter.
Sir William Vernon Harcourt
contended that judging from the
present prospects the cost of
British rule in the Transvaal and
Orange River colony would be
far greater than Boer rule has
been. He estimated that General
Baden-Powell's police would cost
^"4,000.000 a year, a sum equal
to the last Transvaal budget. Sir
Michael| Hicksbeach said that possibly the new colonists could not
bear any part of the cost of
the war for a year or two after the
war ended, but he had in mind the
future development of the Transvaal's vast wealth and had made
the calling in of the various loans
at such periods as would enable the
government to bear what burden
might be imposed on the Transvaal.
In any event no unreasonable demand would be made. Without
expressing a final opinion he
thought that direct taxation of the
profits of the mines was a question
deserving the most careful consideration.
Mr. Timothy Healy, Irish Nationalist, asked how much of the
new loan was to be floated in Wall
street. He added: "When we
have the unscrupulosity of Wall
street on top of us we shall pay
dearly for the small sum saved the
country in discount. The whole
cost of the war should be placed
on the Transvaal."
Mr. Broderick, secretary of
state for war, announced that the
policy of the war office was not
to five commands to some of those
who had not succeeded with commands in the field. The supplementary war loan and appropriation
bills were then passed to a second
Many Thousands Are Out of
Fakers and Street Hawkers Join
the Ranks of Criminal! through
Dire Destitution.
Paris, Dec. 13.—The close ofthe
exposition, throwing thousands
who were dependent upon it for a
living in the streets, has created
abnormal criminal conditions in
Paris and has directed attention to
the dangerous state of affairs. The
outlying quarters are infested by
bands of footpads and hoodlums
who terrorize the residents. Tne
papers are filled with accounts of
their nightly exploits. A gang of
thieves recently held up a steet car
in a populous district and robbed
the passengers, while an important
electric car line serving the suburbs
of St. Dennis and St. Ouen has refused to run its cars later than 8:30
in the evening, on acconnt of the
danger, and it was announced today that the prefect of police has
directed (o place a couple of policemen on each street car running
in the suburbs after 8:30 p. m.,
and that he had also directed to
create a special corps of picked
men to be stationed in the dangerous wards, such as the ward where
the severed body was recently discovered. Moreover, in order to
secure murder clues, the police for
several nights have raided the disorderly districts ar.d have made
large hauls of criminals, wanted
on other charges. The raid yesterday evening led to 347 arrests. In
fairness it must be said, that the
present condition of crime is largely-
due to the numbers of workmen,
street hawkers, and others who
came to Paris, attracted by the exposition, and are now walking the
streets out of work. It is estimated by the statistician of the central
labor bureau that in 25 trades
212,000 are out of work. The
officials of the prefecture of people
calculate that 2,000 sufferers from
the close of the exposition have
joined the criminal army.
Almoela Coronet.
The little side combs and chignon
combs by which the young girl
holds the masses of' pompadoured
hdir in place, are decidedly longer
and larger this year than   formerly.
When several are worn they complete three-quarters of a circle
around the coiffure, and, in fact,
become almost a coronet. Some of
the new combs are ornamented to
excess. Gilded balls, spikes or
glittering borders decorate the chignon combs.
Mr. Kruger forgot when he planned his European tour that so many
of the crowned heads had married
into Queen Victoria's family.
Nothing Rut LlbnraU
Welland, Oct., Dec, 19.—At the
bye election in Welland county for
the Ontario legislature today Grise,
the government candidate, was
elected by about  100 Majority.
Fare Now to tbe Klondyke Fixed  al
The fare from Seattle to Dawson
City for the winter season has been
fixed at $ 195. Of this it costs $ 25
to go by steamer from Seattle to
Skagway, $20 to go by rail over
the White Pass & Yukon; from
there to White Horse, and Canadian Development Company will
deliver one via regular sledge line
at Dawson for $150. Th< tariff
from White Horse is announced in
a communication received at the
local office of the White Pass
& Yukon   route   in   Seattle.
The communication further states
that the condition of the trail is
excellent lor this early in the season,
but that if is not expected that 'it
will be possible to put on horse
sleds until the middle of this month,
and that meanwhile the traffic will
be by dog sleds. The conveyances
will leave While Horse and Dawson
twice a weak and it is anticipated
that tbe time occupied in making
the trip will average about six
The tare over the trail is estimated to be about $1 a pound as the
average weight of the men ..
using the line is below i|p JJ*
and the srtiall amount of handT''
gage allowed each paa*en«rmZ
up   for  the difference,,    p  *k*
surplus baggage  a charge Z J
a pound will b* made.    Mealt
other accomodations  at the'    j
houses along the route are rJ**
tor extra, the price for mea|s J„
$1.50   each,   and for beds $,
night.    Kobes for passengers wL'
on the trip   are   furnished by
company. "'
Pointed Fox
You may consider yourself |larn
ed in furs, whether they g0 by
trade name, or by the correct tftj
of the pelt. Still, you mty
recognize as "pointed fox," til(
soft brown muff, you see carried by
a new acquaintance. The fa |J
is a rich dark brown, with |on.
hairs, among which you see here
and there a few white hears, whicli
give a silvery luster to the muff,
The white hairs are the "point,"
which give the fur the name of
"pointed fox." They are chiefly
visible in the tails, which are mil
used for ornament,
Yellow Wiih Uold.
Spokane, Friday, Dec. 14,-01
Morning Glory mine,near Republic,
a rich ore chute has been opened
in a new level. It is about a foot
wide and yellow with gold. Pick,
ed samples will assay muj
thousands. The average assay of
the entire ledge is said to be abost
$50 per ton.
The superintendent of the  Butt
er Hill and Sullivan mine at \Vt
ner, Idaho,  estimated this   yes
output of  that   mine  at  150,41
tons of concentrates.   Ths mine 11
owned by the  Standard Oil bum
George Sonnenmann of this city I
has secured a bond on the Butcher
Hoy   mine near   the international
boundary for $100,000.
Reatrlrtlone  on tke ('uluwbli  Rlre* j
-Tke Fnrpoe*.
Portland, Dec. 14.—Among the 1
many bills to be introduced at thi
coming legislature will be one deal-
i ig with fishing on the Columbii
river, in which the Washington
legislature will be asked to co-oper»
ate. The intention of the bill is to
prohibit salmon fishing entirely 10
the Columbia river farther up thu
the mouth of the Wallamettt, tl»
idea being that it would protect the
hatchery fish, which would if 1*
alone, find their way to the Clacks-
mas river, already a reserved
The Columbia River Fishermen's
Protective Union are the people
trying to push the bill through, but 1
the cannerymen of the upper rivet
will fight it to the bitter end, e
their valuable and costly p!»*
would be entirety worthies wcrs a
bill to pass.
How In tke Churi-H.
London Dec. 17.—The W
Wm. deRonden Pos is taking leg"1
action against John Alexsn*'
Dowie, the zionist ot Chicago,
claiming that he was libelled in #
issue ot "Leaves of Healing" °t,a
16, in which the Rev. Mr. F<" *
accused of fraud and immorality'
Counsel for the plaintiff de**J
Mr. Dowie as a British nrf«
said he was now in Paris, on b*
way to Switzerland,, a"J *,k*
for the court's permission to «""
a writ out of its jurisdiction. t**\
was granted, Subject to Mr. D"**
having liberty to appeal aga"»t *
Only Nine Fetltlone A*aln»' ''"'      ]
Toronto, Dec. i7.-The el*ȣ
protests in   Ontario only "*"**]
tnine.   There   are   five by UW*<.
against Conservative— Biikett,
tawa; McNeill, North   Bruce; *">
ton,    North    Wellington, PjjVj
Cornwall and Stermont, an Tbo
ton, West Durham.    Four Const r
.    1 herd"
vative   petitions   against   i>'"
are: Ross, South Ontario; m
court, Ottawa, claim of W«* jj,
ham set for Thornton and ol n r
sing seat for Klock. This J ^
smallest number ever ""Jafi
election. Both sides hadI ow
but dropped them by consent. t*A*s*m*ttSstPM
American    Statesmen
Very Poor.
||S Estlma i Is Not Concurred
By tho Government
London, Dec.  i5.-"The United
es have many able men, but  no
of conspicuous   merit."    The
lenient   appears   in   the    Daily
Vil   V^ar  Hook,   just   issued   to
npete  with   "Wittaker's  Alma-
" under the section  devoted   to
I world's   statesmen.      While   it
|0t an inspired or  a  particularly
lite publication, it unfortunately
Resents the  bulk   of   press   and
mlic opinion in England.  Nothing
veil explains the attitude  of the
;lish   press   toward    Ameiican
Ion   in   Nicaragua,   China   and
er quarters of the  globe as   this
de revelation of its    estimate  of
Iierican public men. It is this
(erlying, though seldom expres-
belief which permeates the edi-
als now so frequently devoted
the policy of the Washington
Nol ludoned by Offl.luL,
I low utterly this is at variance
] the opinion of the foreign
fce and the highest government
i.ils here is apparent from the
that   in   almost   every   recent
!e where the Knglish papers
e attempted to advise or to lore-
t the altitude of their govern-
nt toward propositions suggest-
by the I'uit d St ites, they have
|cn exactly the opposite line from
course eventually  pursued   by
!rd Salisbury and thc marquis of
tudowoe, The lack of sympathy
ween the administration papers
fm to broaden uaily. Hence
ile the mass of English com-
knts on the Nicaragua canal
lestion undoubtedly represents
! views of a large section of the
|blic it must not be considered in
'way official, or even semioffi-
sionary interest, but it was found
that to send a warship to this out-
of-the-way part of the world would
require a trip of about 4000 miles
from the nearest American station,
and the navy department has no
vessels now available for such purposes.
It was reported that French and
British gunboats patrol these seas,
and doubtless would seek to prevent any such attack upon native
Christians as is said to have been
General   Clements Had to
Return Before Boers.
Propoeala Exclude Vorgert and  Falae
Wltneaeea Fram Ita provleloos.
Paris, Dec. 17.—In the Chamber
ot Deputies today during the debate on the amnesty bill, M. Va-
veille, Radical Socialist, representing one ot the Louret divisions,
moved an amendment excluding
forgers and false witnesses from its
The    premier,     M.     Waldeck-
Rousseau, replied that the effect   of
the amendment would be to stir   up
the whole Dreyfus affair again   and
the  Republican    party   would  find
itself confronted   by  perils  it  has
already   overcome   and   which   "it
would be unpardonable to  resuscitate.    Ex-premier Mcline,    Republican, was here allowed to make an
explanation with   reference   to   M.
Breton, asserting  that   during   the
debate of Dec. 1;,,   an   Italian  ambassador warned M. Meline   of the
Henry forgery.    M.   Meline  said it
was the rule in all cases of   espionage the word of a foreign ambassador did not suffice.
First   Attack Was Repulsed, But
Enemy Secured a Strong
Dawson Overrun With Fair
Fortune Hunters.
They Have Been Disappointed and
are Trying To Get Out ofthe
London, Dec. 14.—Lord Kitchener reports that after severe fighting at Nooitgedacht, General Clement's force was compelled to retire
by Commandant Delarey, with a
force of 2500 men. Four British
officers were killed. The other casualties were not reported.
Lord's Kitchener's official dispatch to the war office is as follows:
"Pretoria, Dec. 13.—Clement's
force at Nooitgedacht, on the Ma-
galiesburg, was attacked at dawn
today by Delarey, reinforced by
Byer's commando from Warmbath,
making a force estimated at twenty
five hundred.
"Though the first attack was
repulsed, the Boers managed to
get on top of the Magaliesburg,
which was held by four companies
of the Noithumberland Fusiliers,
who were thus able to command
Clement's camp.
"He retired to Heckpoort and
took up a position on a hill in the
centre ofthe valley.
"The casualties have not been
completely reported, but the fighting was very severe, and I deeply
regret that Colonel Legge, of the
Twentieth Hussars and Captains
Macbean, Murdock and Atkins were
lined up and compelled him to run _.
He   was   passed   from   one   tc
another   in the   crowd,  and each
one took occasion to slap him about
H'l'liis is  the second student at the
academy that has been hazed  within the past w:ek.f Last Friday night
F, H.   Sandmeyer  was   visited in
his room  by  a half-dozen   student
and treated to a coat   of   flypaper.
Dr, Herbert Fiske, principal ol   the
Northwestern  university  academy,
returned   to   Evanston    yesterday
and will commence at once an investigation of the recent  hazing of
Saodmeyer.       Dr.    Fiske   will be
assisted by the  Northwestern university faculty, and states that the
affair will be sifted to the bottom,
the body.    After fifteen minutes   of
this   kind   of   treatment,   he   was
wrapped up in a blanket and taken
to his home on Sheridan road. Tha
young man  was  nearly   overcome
with exposure  and  from  the  hard
treatment   he   had   received,   and
fainted  while   being   taken   home.
The students, however, managed to
revive him before he  was  taken  to
his room.
Last week Lust received ;i threatening letter, signed by several   ficti-
tous names, in which he was asked
to watch out for dire treatment.
All the hazing band   wore  hand-
Rockport Jailt Battered
By n Mob.
Thousands Howling,   Bloodthirsty
Men Took Charge of a Job Indiana Should Have Done.
Rockport, Ind.,   Dec.   irt.—Two
negroes, Jim   Henderson  and   Bud
Rowlands, who waylaid,   murdered
and   robbed Hollie Simons, a white |OWUUiS lo tr
barber,   early  this  morning,   were | of Rowland
lynched tonight in the jail yard, by
a mob of 1500. The negroes were
arrested soon after thc murder occured, and although Rowland's
clothing had blood stains on them
they claimed they were innocent.
In the meantine Sheriff Clemens
of Union county, Kentucky, arrived
with a trained bloodhound. When
thi dog was placed on the trail he
followed it to the house where Row
lands   lives,   six   blocks   from   the
.. dtmm*^^^^^^^^^^m     , scene of the murder, and went bay-
kerchiefs over   the   lower   part  of ing t0 the bed   the  neRro  ha(J  oc_
their faces. The clothing they
wore was old,but despite this fact,
it is thought the victim recognized
everal of his tormentors.
One ol the reckless extravagances of the Maharajah of Bhurtpore,
who has recently been deposed by
the government of India, was the
purchase of a silver coach costing
11; r AtiAlX
< ICI II. IN llll'l
liabur) Futa Hie Foot Down on tbe
< lilllrw     <|IH Mi'ill.
London, Dec.   17.—"Great   Bri-
lin has instructed  Sir   Ernest   Sa-
iw, I understand," says the   Pekin
respondent  of the   Daily   Mail,
ring Sunday, "to   urge   the   reunion in joint note   ot   the   word
rrevocahle" and the   inclusion  in
ie preamble of a   declaration   that
til the Chinese  government   has
ilfilled the demands ot the   powers
kin and  the  province  of  Chihli
II not   be evacuated by the allied
lowers.    It is  rumored  that   Ger-
«ny  is  warmly    supporting    the
ritish proposal   and   I   believe  a
lajority of the powers,   and   pofsi-
B all of them,   will eventually   ac-
-Pt the proposal which   is hailed
itewith deligbt."
rb""'«»».Hd..on or n«w
Washington,    Dec.    14._Abo.1t
r »nly subject of popular   interest
*«•»•<« in  a  very short  cabinet
'""K today was  the application
^ev-James F. Hill, of Cannons-
rK'Ia-,   for government  aid   in
rosecting native Christians in   the
"J* "  islands.     The   sub-
" was brought before the cabinet
Secretary   l.onjr,   to  whom   the
J^tiou had  been   made   for  a
'"•'P in behalf pfth.  missionary
n,c inlands lie about a   thousand
•«   Pi  Australia,    and just
>°    Caledonia.      They   have
.   "d-« divided   French   *„J
™Wi Protectorate.
"'-ewasa  ^neral  disposition
*" P«rt of the  cabinet  officers
|do«v«rythJng proper and" "pl'tti
,0l"«rt the request of the   ,„.s
"Dawson is overrun with women
looking for work," said J. li. Wagner, who has iust returned from thc
north, yesterday. "They were
seeking employment in every line of
legitimate work, but are meeting
with little success, and not a few
have exhausted their resources and
would gladly get out of the country
if they were financially able.
"This plethora of feminine wage
seekers has never been so marked
in Klondyke. They came in the
summer and early fall months.
Some of them came as members of
families, and not to work, but
others came «ttracted by the^glitter
of the gold camp and the spectacular tales of life within the shadow of
the gold metropolis, hoping that on
their arrival they would find a keen
demand for their services. Some
hiive been stenogiaphers, and
others were used to hard domestic
work, but they found no employment in Dawson.
"The matrimonial market is not
as brisk as in the halcyon days of
'. 8 when new born millionaires
were more plentiful in the Klondyke than soubrettes, where gold
mines were to be staked by ambitious and energetic maidens as fast
as the lucky boy located paystrenks,
so there is no great hope of escape
for the women in need through the
matrimonial channel.
"Some of the women have applied to the steamboat companies
for opportunity to work their way
up the river as stewardesses to
White Horse, where they expect to
find employment, and a few got
away in that way, but the river is
now frozen up and that avenue of
of escape is gone. What to do for
the women was becoming a serious
problemn when 1 left.Dawson a lew
weeks ago.
"H.-lnlori-emenia Have Left Here''
Lord Kitchener also reports that
the Boers made an attack and were
repulsed at Lichenburg and that
General Lemmer was killed. Attacks upon Bethlehem and Verde
were also repulsed, the Boers losing ten killed and fourteen wounded.
Vryheld was attacked on December 11.
Srrnea at WarOIHi-r.
London, Dec. 14.—The scenes at
the war office today recall those
witnessed in the early stages of the
war. A constant stream of excited
people filled the lobbies, all seeking
details of the disaster.
The absence of the names of any
of the officers of the Northumberland Fusiliers in (Ieneral Kitchener's dispatch leads to the forboding
that the four companies of the Fusiliers mentioned are in the hands of
the Boers.
The officials of the war oflice
evidently expect a heavy casualty
list, but they are hopeful, from the
fact that the dispatch does not mention the capture of the Northumber-
lands, that such a great catastrophe
has been escaped,
Orders were issued at Aldershot,
Malta and other military centres
this morning to dispatch all the
avaible mounted infantry to South
Botlia Near smudirmu
Standerton, Transvaal Dec. 14 —
General Louis Botha is reported to
be twenty miles from here, with
fifteen hundred men and one gun.
lie has called a meeting of the
burghers for Saturday.
Tbe Capture ol a Detachment  or Bra.
bant'a Hone Near Saetron.
London, Dec. 17.—General
Kitchener in a dispatch received
by the War office, confirms the Associated Press dispatch from Aliwal
North, Cape Colony, of last night,
announcing the capture of a detachment of Brabant's horse, Dec. 13,
near Sastron, Orange River colony,
and says 107 men were made prisoners on that occasion.
cupied.      This was enough for  the
exe'ted citizens.
Bloodtblrety Mob.
Within a few minutes a   mob  of
a thousand    howling,   bloodthirsty
men, with  sledge hammers,   ropes
and guns were on their way   to the
jail.    Sheriff Anderson and his deputies made a stand   and  attempted
to protect the prisoners.    The  officers  were   seized   by   the   leaders
of the   mob  and   disarmed.     The
sheriff, although locked in   a   room
and placed under   a strong  guard,
refused to give  up  the key  or  tell
where    the   prisoner   were hiding.
The mob made a determined but
unsuccessful attempt to break in the
jail  door.       Finally they   secured
courtyard, where a nun,*, was pi
ed about his neck. He was given
time to make a statement, in which
he implicated Jim Henderson and
another negro. Rowlands begged
piteously for mercy, but the mob
swiftly swung the confessed murderer to a tree and riddled his body
with bullets,
The Second Victim.
Leaving   the   dangling body  of
Rowlands the mob rushed  back  to
the jail   and   burst   open   the cell
occupied by Henderson. Before the
bars yielded to   the   blows   of the
sledges some    one   in    the  crowd
fired  upon the terrified negro as  he
crouched in the far corner.    It took
but a few moments to get  at  Henderson, and the  negro, more dead
than    alive,   was  dragged  at  the
rope's end  to  the courtyard and
swung to the tree beside  ths body
n( p_,...t—■*-   Firing a parting vol-
ley at the swinging bodies, the mob,
eager lor another victim, hurried
away to catch the other negro implicated by Rowlands. He was
found at a hotel, where he was employed as a porter.
The negro escaped to the roof ot
the building, and Manager De-
bruler succeeded in convincing the
mob that the porter had nothing to
do with the crime. The mob then
dispersed, apparently satisfied with
its work of vengeance.
Double Daily Train Service.
No. 11, West Boned.    ..
No. 13, East Bound	
No. 3, West Hound	
No.», East Bound	
•Coeur i Alene branch
Palouse & Lewiston br'th
•Central Wash, branch..
•Loci Freight, west	
•Local Freight, east	
"Daily except Sunday, all others dally.
Even Nos. east bound.
Corner Howard and Riverside.
Train!!  11   and   U   run   solid   between
a telelegraph pole, and using   it as j Por,lll,;d,"* s*' l'A"1 . J-"* ■"■ *
0    r ,      run snini between Portland and Kansas
a batterring ram caved in   the   side  cityan.l St. Lonii. via Billing* ami "Hur.
wall of the jail.    The door of  Row-: Itngton Boute," without cbaotfs.   Through
land's cell   was  quickly   broken   ID  P»l'«" "d Tourut Sleepws and Btttog
n » I Cars on ail trains.
with slcdijes and  he   was   dragged! 	
,?., .,       fb,    I J W. HILL, General Agent, Spokane, Wn.
from the jail to the east side  of the | A D cHARI_TON.A.G.P.A..Pnrtland.Oro.
ATI UKNT      IKTIil     OV      ll»/.l_V«.
I governor Roosevelt, since   Janu-
Inry 1st. 1900, has granted 25 par-
dens und 59 commutations of sentences.
Frank   l.n.i   <.r,...h    HI alt realed ll)
Twelve Fellow Ntudcnta.
Chicago, Dec. 14.—Frank Lust,
a student in the Northwestern university academy, was hazed last
night by twelve students. He was
taken from the university gymnasium, where he was practicing, to a
secluded spot on thc lake shore.
Here he was blindfolded and his
clothing removed. A coat of black
ink and soft soap was daubed over
his entire body. After the treatment of ink and soap, the  students
Pesoo^£35Q^*G3QlS) ■ i
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Saturdav, Dickmbkk 22. 1900.
published k vicky hatubdav a?
SILVERTON, -   — B. 0.
f^.'jiii. I  ,j.,i.i.i
•1"J .I..2VHV
MATHESON IIKON.,   IMI turn    _t Props.
Clocks and
f'm ffalfii l!;|iiiiniiir a Specialty.
All Woik Left nl Tii- l.ilicvii'u-
Hotel, Mlveifoti, will Ieforward-
eil Mini promptly Hiteiideil to.
O. 136. fOxo'wles,
Advertising rates will be made known
upon application at this office.
am uuiuuuumuuu'
Gathcriug of the Clans.
A catherniK of the Clans is evidently
to take place in Old Olenxarry County,
Ontario, Christmas week, and the deletes from tbe HlQean are well on their
*'«y to the Rathe-ring where those that
cannot talk the "twa talks" will be
looked upon with suspicion. The clans
ofthe Slocan will be represented by
Duncan Grant, of Silverton, for the
Grants; Hugh Cameron and Charlie,,  Cf 8andou   wi„ repregen,
their respective tribes; while theDewars
"HI be there in their lumous piper
Duncan. The McDonalds will remain
in the Slocan.
application mil In uiadu to thi. Letflsl*
^^^^^" I.	
A Mtrry Xmas to all our subscribers—paid up and delinquent.
Jtar England Economy,
ROOMS f.-vnt.K     WN8UR-
l.VSSK])    l\    the
MlMMMMT'f. , - niorjj
silverton^    ~~ u. c.
The most seasonable Xmas gift foi
the Slocan is an umbrella.
This week was made up of the
shortest days in tbe year, hut the
waterworks got in twenty-four hour
shifts in all of them.
This is our Christmas Edition. An
a premium we are presenting an
autographed receipt to all our subscribers wbo pay up before the
twentieth century dawns.
a sman but Neat
Line Of
It has been suggested that Christopher Foley he appointed a member of
the Chinese  Commission in place  of
■ft-at     ___.-_.   - *
There is a little settlement of New
England people in Kiowa county, Col.
Among oilier things they brought with
them the New Hampshire aversion to
using any more words iu conversation
than are absolutely necessary. Two of
them met on the road recently and Indulged in the following diulogue:
"Alorniii' Si,"
"What'd you give vour horse for bols ?"
A few days later the men met again,
und here's the way a hard luck story was
told in mighty few words:
"Mornin' Si."
"Morn iu'Josh."
" What'd you sny you gave your horse
for hots?"
"Killed mine."
"Mine too "
Kalph Smith, whose rtacttaf to t^lfalS^^^^X^5^^^
************************************* "u surpnso Thanksgiving Day."
'•0 Henry!   A new seal cost."
Call and see it
H H Reeves,
Silveiton, B.
-  ii • —	
Conveniently Situated near !
Railway Station and Wharf.
Tables supplied witli all the delicacies
of i he senium.
HKNDER^A GErHING, - Paoi's. ,	
SLOOAN CITY, B. 0.    '"tore-
House of Commons prevents him from
retaining thi position,     If Yale-Car-
boo is to be honored by a seat  on tbe
Commission there could be no better
appointment  made  tban  that of Mr.
Foley's,   wbo   is   probably   the    best
posted   man on  the   subject   in the
Province.     His   appointment  would
be gratifying to all  classes,   as   be is
conversant with the subject, moderate
I in his ideas,  modern  in  his methods
and with a  mind broad enough to be <
P    fair to the interests of all  concerned.
By all   means let Mr. Foley   be appointed and tbere will be at least one
man on tbe Commission in  whom all
parties and classes can have confidence
"No, Harriet;
with you."
going  to  church
when   yon
A—Did vour   watch  stop
dropped it on the floor?
B—Of course it did.   Did you think it
would go through ?
On   The     Flrlnj;   Line.
Ladies of Canada : i.'k" ■ »
Side by Ride stood Camilla's noble cons
with tho bent liimvii ol Ceylon nml India
in the reoent unpleasantness. Tie slogan
was   "help   one   nnnlliBr." and no one
application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of lhe Province of British
Columbia at its next Seswion for an   Aet
to incorporate a Compauy with Power to
run. construct, excavate nml maintain a
tunnel through anil under the l»nd  lying between the town of  Silverton   and
the town of Sandon   in the District of
Kootenav, in   the   Province  of   British
Columbia, from a point on the North side'
of Four Mile Creek at or near where said
Creek enicis tjlociin Luke nnd within two
miles of lhe Haiti town o.r Silverton   to  a
point at or nenr the town of Kaiuljii, nnd
within one mile tlisnof; anil for tho purposes of the undertaking to run exploring and branch tunnels from  the  main
tunnel; also to sink   or  raise,   mining
working  or air shafts along the line or
ennrso (ro i the tunnel or branches; to
explore for minerals by lhe use of drills,
shafts or excavations; to construct, maintain and operate by electricity or otherwise  t ram ways   and   roadways for the
purpose of   carrying ores,  waste, mine
products hikI freight or ns may bi other
wlte-required) to engage tn all  kinds of
miningi'i>eriiiioes und to erect and maintain crii-hing, electrical, hydraulic sampling, i- ni-eiilratiiig, smeitiiiu' uml relin-
ing works or other plant nml to deal in
the products of the same; to supply, sell
sad dispose  of  compressed   nil,   light,
power and wuter nnd to erect nnd  place
any pipes, electric liiie, cable or eloctrl
cat apparatus above or below ground,' a-
loog, our and ncross streets, bridges and
lands:   the   right,   subject   to   existing
water records, to acquire, snd  take froir
Four M:!e Creek aloresaidso much of the
water ol said Creek as mav bu necessary
for all or nnv of the purposes of the Company, and the right to use and utilize for
aaid purposes all water coming from  'he
siiidtiriii, I or brandies,   and  to erect,
constiuct "ml maintain nny dam, raceway, flume or other contrivance or  plan
or diverting und utilizing said water ami
to construct mid maintain ull woiksncces-
sary tn obtain and   make   wuter  power
available; to take snd hold shares in any
other Company; to enter into uny a^reo"
menls and to make contracts  with  persons or Companies owning unv interests
in   mining   li .ids or otherwise und io
charm, tolls and   receive  compensation
for tjie use of the tunnels or works of the
Compuny, for drainage or other benefits
i derived from Ihe tunnel or branches ; to
purchase, lease or otherwise Require nnd
I hold patents, machinery, lands, premises
. buildings nml all real nn-l personal property; to build, own and maintain wharves,
docks aud tramways in connection with
the undertakings of the Compuny, and to
build, equip, maintain and oiierate tei-1
egraphaiiii telephone lines in connce-j
lion with the said tunnel und  I rani he.: |
and with power to expropriate land tor
the »"»••—— -' ■■ - ■*■'
them.       ^^^^^^^^^
DATED at Vancouver. R   C , this Sll
day of December,  \. ]i. v.\-\).
Davis, Al.utsu »i.i. .t _tlar.tati.i_.
Soliciiurs fnr i'.e Applicants
E. M. Brindle,
Jeweler, k.
Has recommenced business in
his old stand and is prepared
to devote his time and skill
to the repair ot ull defective
time pineee. The Lakeview
Hotel is his Silverton depot.
Sandon  Miners'
R 0
***** n'permonlll
\V t    tr.       ""•"> 'resident
W . L  Haoi„. Secretary.
Wm. Donaiiub,  J, V   \t
McLean, A. J. McD si v TW' R- *.
Directors. ^W1*' Wnr, j^^
I &*„,,■» ,,,,, Ml ._ 7*ir"»«»i
I?"1" FriendS* Is The Wish Of
I?     New   Denver,    11* C.
*.   Oa* *.*. w * **.»*.*:* . . * * * » •••__* ....... ww..........,/■•   i
Qt(Mr*w*-*-**'tr*..-*n*:»c*-m.T*.**c*:»c*-*:tr*■*:*:»*.*.■*:**r**c**-*t . *■*■*:** w .. Q
"  O     t'l'-TO DATE kVJ= VERY BRANCH.
Jv       Woai i.kit at E. Aaetseea't jumi-
O     snof in NEW DENVERHwiu  at rs»
8 | ww. w.-i> ro in and iKismv tmaaiii
S      SILVERTO^, - - t. C.
/1 .
Work Called For and Delivered ttjjjfclj.)
forget the watchword. You, ladies
Canada, hnve lhe power to wage n
relentless warfare oil the i in pi] 11- lens
come into your homes from China and
Japan, and nt the sumo time assist your
brother colonists
-.... iwTin expropml,. land lor    - .  "uuy.ireu Kfftfcl,.)
a purposes ot the C„m|M,.y .  ilr„, „.;„, .  S
other neceasury or iii,i.ienini   rlirl.ts ! tf~%   A    et     a, *-. 	
UTEDatVancn,,,.,,,   C.thisSihl COIvIPANY I     T T\
w .Liu tlZL**. ^.nd. CIG..A.ES
Attexits for 0_Af~«F ;i',T»; ,
NOTICK;—  ">t. Hm.KNi"  ami ' Timv"
.lliiieml Olal'iis; sitna'n in the Slm-an
Mining Division oi  w,-.-,t   KiHitunai
W'heie loenfftd :—On 1' Kl'e ireek.
ri'locniii'ii.xi_if the "Kisliei Alai.len".inl
Take   iiiitii'M Ihaf  1,  N.  P.  Tn»'i««»nil
Lr   -   - GERMAN -   -
..  . _.. .CONTAINS   THE   NEW	
For Sale at All Druggists.
and Soo line
■Still Continue To Operate
First-class Sleepers nn all trains Irom
Also   TOURIST   CARS ...Passing
 Dunmore Junction	
daily (or St. Panl, Hsturdays for
Montreal and Boston, Mondays
and Thursdays for Toronto.
Maine cars pass Revelstoke one
day earlier.
Tbe   depressing     effect th»t    dull
eather   can baye on  business   has
been   well illustrated   in   tbe Slocan
during the present month.   Although
tbe Christmas holidays are  now   with
us and the month of December should
have   been a busy   one  for both our
ceepers    and  shoppers,   it has,
owing to tbe continuous rains and dull
weather been anything but brisk with
trade.    Tbere is no reason except the
bad weather   tbat can be assigned for
the present   stagnation  in Christmas
and   the  only  institution with whom
husiness  is   brisk   is   tho  C.   P. R.
Express Company which is kept busy
carrying the scab-made goods of the
eastern departmental stores put to tbe
Ceylon   and   l^^?^SS  ES■"%*£*' w\ ^ ^"    ^^_
8^ packeta ,„ iu.u-..... .. SJS;^0^,raa^;''&'=V ^cnerp
packnta   of Ceylon   and  India
Green teas —Colonist
[CBEAM   —
Highest Honors, World'aFalr
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid ISaHnjr rttncler* cont»!iitn(r
•lam.   They OT* Injurious to li.-ullh
^m       TROUBLE
G I V E    YOU
itexurdinK The Esstern
-jwmM R I I'
Yo'.i   Contemplate   Taking
For rates, tickets, and full information
/ipply to G. B, Cii.iNiii.Eii, Agent, Silver-
ran, B, C, or
Trsv. Pass. Agent, Nelson
JA,. Q. P. Agent, Van on ver.
Shipments of ore  fr.-mi Silverton for
the year 1890. totaled 1603 Tons.
All other Lake points 1335    "
Tlie shipment   ot  ore   from   Slocan
Lake points, up to and Including  tbe
present week, from Jan. 1, 1900.
From Bosun Landing. Tons.
Boson ,._|._I120
From New Denver
Hartney 20
Cnpella  7
Prom Silverton Tons.
Emilv Edith »
Hewett j85
Vancouver 130
Wakefield, (concentrates) 680
Galena Mines       ..   20
From Enterprise Landing
Enterprise  1020
Neepawa   7
From Slocan City
Arlington    1105
Black Prince    60
Kilo 20
Two Friends 20
Bondholder...  20
Hampton - 10
Sloean Chief 16
When on « diamond buying (rip lo
the cu.ters at Amsterdam, we m-ver
wrget to supply ourselves well wiih
four "special", iie,, viz. _
hereof. I" apply lorhe Mfniiiy Ri-rnr1.--
for■• ol liiii'iinrini ii-m. foi tlie
purpose of obtaining a Crow n Cmni oitln
above clu.iiis.
And further  tuko   notice  that arflotn
under Heel Ion   "1,   mii.-t   I* comim-nct d |
heforp ibe iainance of hticli   Certltli'rate o
Dated this 1st day of October.  !!)"().
24 I 11 I0j.
To Limes A Niiiciwox,    Y on sie hereby
notified tint,   in-   bave   expended   One
Hundred DoIIui-h in labor mid improvements upon tbe Oakland Mineral Claim
on Four Mile Creek in the Slocan Mining
Division,  located  on  tiie  30tb. day ut
August 1S!)(1 and recorded fit the record
ollice of said Division on the 12th, dav of
Heptember  1803,   in   order to bold said
cluim   under   tbe    provisions    of    the
Mineral Act, beiiiK the amount  require .
lo   bold   lhe   same   for the year ending
September l-'lb.   1900    _«ufl   if within
ninety days irom tbe datii of tins notice
you   fail   or   refuse  to contribute your
lnropoifiori of mich expenditure together
With all cost of silvertwing, your interest
in said claim  will  become tbe property
of tlm  mbscritji'rs   tinder   Section 4. of
An Act to amend the Mineral Act   1U00
F, F.  I.M MMIII.I;.
T. H   Wilson
VI, R. (ioill)OM.
Dated thia  flftcentli  day of   September
NOTICE :— "Last Cll_UIC»Np  11,"
(Silver Nu/iret.) Mineral Claim, situate
in tha   Ol. - h"
Full Line      Lumber,
Dry  & Mixed rSash and
_ Paints. oocrs.
^4.— -x-** *• *y —.
ooonsAhotT tvhs,      a151^
^w-^o^VrKw'gSJw ?«B at ttv.^.xnz
(lll'-i.'i.  Purll •   • - """^SiSSi i_S_______________________l
/""".""»•';-! <r»«_,k_. **■ t. kktosi ,,.b.
^^ ^^   "U-vi-OTew,  ■ ■ 11 c.
,F 10H mtiJ to Mate ma
'i«fgest    Stock
■'   f-'mullest    Prices k    rt       .
•s,0<-'"« 0/ (iroceries  H.M   ' *"«W»
•',fl "'^"y.'ndBry*^
ffiS^tfiiia^^^L   . c"on of B-^ tn, iu 1,
For our          	
For our it* DUmoad J»l«»
For our $j, Diamond R "J'
For oor <i 00 Diamond R „,
fc R'????!J S.l«r.
Every one of these diamond, mutt
bC °f ,uch ' <l»a'ity that the mo„
critical   cannot   find a fault, fo, ,
Special      Di*mont,   King
•X.8 f"fir"qUa'ity"
Send for onr Wnj-Catalopie.
'akeNotcethat I    J    vr   yu r,
Im provments. ^ertiuc tie of
Dsted this 6th day,'of November, 1900,
22—11—00      J"M' Mc;iKEOoB
8ILVEBTON,      -      .
^wo^NpiTy, .to.
<Vr*<> e^r>ar>e*i**m'
SanfajClaus In Need
Xmas Tree f.-stiviti,., ail"r»W' nre ove.lookorytirik
h"d' ,u" '•" lookln, Zter'TT Eva 8-nU "NP»
"ch good hands M th* ; 1",B ,,08t* of children who are
»"verto„   Dru«   r,™ "   thfl  8'^".      He known.y^,
most desire and he knows tV" ^ f°Un(l "" Xnt iU9'-*
cheap prices h,in      , °°  ,llnt Wlvertonisns can sRpjwi,
J- W « The I)rug ™lh f '^ Anything for tbe Tye
Commits.     I)on«fc       B » d «01 be handed over to ft»
to sen
Don'* d„i»v oe "B,,ded o*«
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