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Clothes line thieves are operating iu
the camp. ,
Another car of Noble Five ore was sent
oat to Nelaon this week.
The Whitewater mine has lieen started
np with 22 men on the payroll.
Harry Smith haa none to work on the
new tunnel being started at the Condor
Up to the 16th inst 14.535 tona of ore
have been shipped from tbe Slocun this
. i
A. L. Gordon is' doing some work on
! the Petnhroke claim, which liea below
j the Hewitt mine.
There are thirty men at the Ivanhoe
mine and mill and intermittent shipment are being made.
Last week the Fandon ore shipments
were: Star, 127; Wonderful, 41; Sunset,
20; Last Chance. 20; American Boy, 20;
total 227 tons.
Bilverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir, Kaalo, Sandon,
New Denver, Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar
Midway and Urpnwood. ,
*      _t>.HOTEL,
The output of tiie Hewitt mine this
weak was 100 Ions; the other Lake shippers ware the Arlington, which shipped
70 tons, aad the Enterprise, contributing
a carload.
On Monday Geo. Fairbairn and W.
Thompson left for the Col 8*llers group,
at the head of Coffee creek, where they
intend to do considerable work upon
that property thia season.
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per annum and aa there are aix on the
Board thia will he a charge, on the property of approximately $30,000 a year.
This is equal to the wa__.es of 2$ minera
tor a year at $3 25 a day an 1 mnst be paid
whether a drill is being turned in tha
mine or not. Twenty six miners w. aid
drive a long tunnel while they drawing
the pay of the nix figureheads in Lon ton
The advertisement goes a long way
towards ex plaining the ridiculous balance
she-la issued by some Old Country mining companies, in which the office expenses in London equal the entire cost of
operations at the mine. The payment
of a big salary to a director is essentially
a British custom.
Superintendent Dutiois of the Arlington mine announces thst a contract haa
been made with the Nelson smelter
whereby 10.X) tons a month will be aent
to the smellor monthly fiom tliat mine.
A good strike is reported to have been
made on the Tamarsc group, a Springer
creek property under bond to a Spokane
syndicate. The strike wsstnsde in No.
2 tunnel and consists of two feet of ore,
most of which wilt stand shipping, A
carload will be taken out at once.
J IS.    j|IWK8   fropri«Ur.
A good strike was made <•■ the Snow-
don and Bristol Fraction clstme laat
week hf Jack Carotin aid) Tew Caa»n>
bell, of Sandon. Who have the claims
nmler lease. A few days work uncov-
eettf a loat snd a half nf rsrhonstes. The
chr«is '.te ju»t beloW th- Wakefield mine.
Shipments of ore fr.nn Slocan Lake for
the year 1890. totaled ,   8078 Tons
Shipments in 1900 totaled 4930 Tons.-
The shipment   ot   ore   from   Slocan
Lake points, up  to and including   tbe
present week, from Jan. 1, 1901.
From New Denver Tons.
Hartney    140
Marion  20
From Bosun Landing.
Bosuo • 280
From Rilverton
Alpha  40
Hewett 930
Emily Edith      40
Fr^ni Enterprise Landing
Enterprise    340
From Twelve Mile Landing
VA.M 20
From Slocan City
Arlington          2390
TwoFri«nde 40
Black Prince 100
Bondholder     20
Chapleau     15
Spei-ulator      20
Phoenix  20
Hau.ptun...,    6
Total 4401
New York. Aug   15—Bar Silver,
fake copper,   $16 50.
Lead—The firm that fixes the soiling
price for miner* and smelter* quotes lead
st tt 37',, st thi) •■lose
Tbe English price for lead is £12
8ilver, t0%&.   Copper, Z67J£.
:©JD©aalc!'a Jm*L^roxzr
§•> f sr this year 1672 ton* of ore have
been shipped f.ora the Lardeau. The
Si *'er Cup, southeast of Ferguson, ie
credited with 1020 tons, the balance being made up from eight other pro|«rties
To gland the heavy freighting expenses
this tie must Ira of high grade and the
valua pat by the Trout Lake Topic at
♦J26.W0 ia probably not far from the
Outside Partiva De.-iring Horses in Pilverton
Caa Hat* Tham Reserved By Writing To—
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a. p. Mcdonald,
SILVERTON, • • B. 0.
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It isn't
That a nan wbo haa barn cutting
wood sll summer, or one wbo has
a fscolty for cutting coupons, could
ent a aatlafaetory suit tor yon. Now
Llebechar la • cntter. Haa been
tailoring for particular people for
a aembet of yeare. He uses
shesrs. He dowm't "ouf'aauit
with an electric band aaw. He
knowa hie business aad doea it too.
A te*tt weeks sgn the three claims of
the Stormbound group on the head of
Fennel creek were relocated by L.
Knowles, J. Finlsy and 3. Finlay jr..
of Silverton, ihe names of the claims now
tving the Grand Rapids, Mammoth and
Csncasea. In the earlv dsys ol the camp
these clsh.is were looked upon ss among
the best in the district, having been
bonded at one time to an Kastern syndicate ior ♦fiO.OuO. A large amount of
work has heen done and some good ore
found, streaks ol a I ich run np to 300 oc*
in silver. Why such a property ahould
be allowed to run out ia not known but
the present owners, who waded through
deep snow to do their sinking, regard
their new property as valuable.
The long trestle on the N. A S. near
Hill's mill waa burned d*wn last Sunday
as a result af the forest pre which haa
Tieem Paging In that neighborhood for
over two weeks. As a consequence travel between Roeehsrry and Nakusp is'sua
pemted>aud a full train had to be brought
up Irom Nelaon dn Monday to m,ike the
Sandon run, the regular train beln*
caught on the wronz aide of the Are. All
Sh«an traffic for the main line Is now
going vis Hobson.
The trackmen's strike complicates this
n siter in~omiu.'li as the C P. R. cannot
get carpenters and bridiremen to rush
the repsirs under the circumstancea.
In Carpenter gulch ihe fire fiend ia also busy and the new Payne tram, valued
at 135,000 is crippled. Thia is the second time the Payne tram has been
burnt, und although ihe direct lose will
be met by the insurance- companies it is
feared that tlie working ol the mine will
heserioualy inierfeied with.
Ab yet thia season the near vicinity of
Silverton haseecsped, although for weeks
tlie air haa been heavy with the smoke
of the surrounding fires.
nmm mp mm mini.
It takes all kinds of people to make a
world and some o( tWn malJa yon tired;
there la the calamity bowler who ia
•Iwaya predicting evil and worrying how
to cross the bridge long before be gets to
it. He is a full brother to tbe pessimist.
who turns everything over to find a dark
side to it, scents a jib in enry new
undertaking and goes around shaking
his head at the general rotteness of the
world. Xheee gentlemen are always ob
hand to meat strangers and gtVf tham
a good impression of tha town and camp.
Then there ia the man who spends
two-th'rde of bis time haranguing the
people, who wait to be let alone, oa the
evils of monopolies and tr-sts and who
does everything in hia power to betp
sustain trusts by sending to the departmental slorea in the east for his goods.
thus violating every principle that be
preaches and gluing a direct lie to hia
own words and helping by the only
ipeans in hie power to support anil
sustain a system of trusts.
Another'man wbo commands attention
la the one who sits oo the edge of the
sidewalk and drawa figures in the dust
to illustrate his argnmenta sa to how tba
government ahould he run and how
much batter the world wonld be if ha
had the ordering ol things, but somehow
his own affairs never prosper and tha
sttending to his own business is too smslt
an affair for for him to bother with.
The funny pert of this proposition ia
that all of these men are terribly in
earnest, honest in their beliefs aod
actually believe they are trying to live
up to what they preach.
The opinion is gradually gaining
ground among students of current events
that West Kootenay is made up of
wiatever was left It ft over when the
rest of the universe was formed', geologists notwithstanding. 'No one will
deny, f # instance that New Denver
should have been part of some Caribaan
ialand where the natives i.eed never
trouble over the yesteitiaye and the tomorrows, where nothing happens, no
One works and tbe horri&ne atone breaka
the blissful surveying gl the Scenery.
Sandon and Slocan City are entail chunks
scooped out et some Hour* American .
republic ,~*lth ita dictators, wonld-be
and actual, its revolts, riots and awful
War of words. Either there or Kilkenny,
while 8idar is clearly what ia left over of
Texas. Chappy Nelson snd Hengland
are of the same density. Kaslo is a
mit-fit out weat, where a farming town'
haa been spoiled bv smeltersnia, and
the disease is spreading. Rossland
should be a next door neighbor to
Johannesburg, where they work Diggers
for a shilling a dsy and on a hot day Silverton is like——well this part of the
Slocan haa been put in bottom side up.
At the Noble Five mine. Manager Geo.
B. McDonald reports, the crosscut bang run to tsp the Laat Chance ledge wss
driven 113 feet during July, its totsl
length being now 200 feet. Last Chance
tunnel No. 3 was drifted on 35 feet, making it 150 feet into Noble Five ground.
In thst distance the ore chutes sere encountered, being respectively 16 Inches,
12 inches and 3 feet wide in the drift.
The ore in the wideet elm to osssyed 174
to 426 oss. in ailver and 11 to 17 per cent
lead. In July 24 tons of clean ore were
shipped to Nelson, which after paying
freight and amelter charges netted over
|80 a ton. the amelter cheque being
Firast Stock in the Slocan
The business of Ihe Duncan Minea,
Limited, baa been taken over by Ihe
Duncan United Mines, the former company having gone into liquidation. The
directors of the new company are to
receive remuneration at the rate of £1000
Silverton haa long enjoyed immunity
fiom hoboes, ligut fingered gentiy and
worse, but happenings this week break
the happy record, no less than three rob*
beries having lieen reported, necessitating the swearing in of a special coneta.
ble lo investigate the esses. One of these
is of the clothes line vsriety, having pro-
b.ehly uo connection with the othets,
the washing banging in Mra. YaU.
yard having beeu picked oyer ear!* . i
the week, a apecialty being made of children's garments.
The other affaire are more serioiu., oe-
ing daylight burglaries, involving housebreaking.
On Thursday morning a valuable gold
watch and chain, with other jewelry
belonging to Mra. Thorburn, waa taken
ont of her cottace while abe was absent
looking alter the housework at tha Thor-
hurn House.
Tbe chief sufferers however are Mr.
and Mrs. Laonihsn, who on the same
day were robbed of upwards of two hundred dollars worth nf jqwetery, including
three rings, one sapphire and ono opal,
snd a diamond stud. These were atolen
while Mr. Lannihan and hia wife were at
the Hewitt mine, where Mr. Lanuihan
has charge of lhe tram line. The house
was entered hy a duplicate or skeleton
key, there being no sign of a forcible entry. In neither robbery waa anything
disturbed or taken except tho Jewellery.
Special Constable Johnson is ou the
track ol the thiol. May he run bin- down
is the hope of Silvertonians.
The baby that's good liea aU day long,
Toying away with hia toee,
And no one lingers to croon him a song
Or lessen his little woes;
The bsby that's good neglected Ilea   '•
Where the sun shines Into hia blinking
And tlie flies trot over hU noaa.
The baby that squalls all day, all night.
Is "mother's sweet, precious pet;"
She fondles and rocks him with all her
And leavea everything else upaet;
The baby ihat only knows bow to squall
Is dsndled and   pampered and aleaya
geta all '   "
Tbe care tbat there ia to gat.
T.ia man who quietly toils away
With never a plaint nor sigh,
Just doing hia beat day after day,
With hopes ol tha By-and-By,
Wbo merely  accepts what the world,
accords, >
Receives but few of the aweat rewarda
For which the successful  try.
The man 'who demanda the beat tAert if,
Who saks—as lhe poorest may—
Though others bave stronger olahfeathan
hia,' .
Takes the fairest dlta a Way;
The man who aeke may hsve Ifrtlaworth
But ha geta tha. beat that tberW la da
For say inn his little
J. D. Kendall, the well known mining
engineer, who ia consulting engineer for
tbe Emily Edith mine, la expected to arrive here to-day from England. He will
lie joined here by C. E. Hope, manager
of the company. It is probable that thr.
question of a concentrator for tbe Ensile
E lilh thia year will ho settled after Him
examination ot the mine has been made.
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..i...,-_,,-   i ■.   * OUR   NORTHWESTERN   MINES.
Items Gleaned Fram Late Report*—
**     All DUtrleta Are Bel nit Developed
—A Prospermia Year la Predicted—
Mining Notes aad Personate.
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About 120 men are at worl; on the
Deer Trail properifiles ln Cedar canyon,
Was/hington. That Is the largesC number ever employed at tbe property.
Wages of all hands were Increased 25
cento a 'till.v on the first of the month.
Miners now got 83 a day and laborers
82.50. The Deer Traill company is
workfig aibout 35 men, the Cedar Canyon Mining company, of which a controlling interest is held by the Deer
Traill company, le working 65 men. Captain Samuel Burbrldge, who has a lease
on Deer Trail ground, Is working 20
men. The group shipped seven cars
of ore during July from the Elephant
ground. Returns on six oars show net
■profits of $9627.65. There are eight
care Of ore sorted at the mines await-
-Ing shipment. Warren Tolman, who
represents the company, says that if
the ore can be hauled our, the mines
willl ship 15 oars a momth from now ion.
The Wonderful mine, in the Slocan,
has started shipping ore and will try
to keep up regular shipments.
The Granby smelter during laat week
treated 4463 tona of ore. The total tonnage treated to date is 196.878 tons.
The American Boy mine In the Sloean, Is ehowlng up well, aaid tihe company will Increase Its forco In a few
The Rambler-Cariboo directors make
_ glowing promises of a dividend every
60 days. They say Improvement in the
mine Was been nothing short of phenomenal and ,the earnings will be
For the last month or two the size
of the ore body in tbe Wilcox, as well
as Its average values have been steadily Increasing until 'today It is unquestionably the rlcheat shoot of ore in the
Ymlr camp.
Foreign shipments from Kaslo for
the week were: Ramibler-Cariboo. 100
tons, value $11,20; Slocan Star, 126
tons, value $12,286; Last Chance, 42
tons, value $1,991. Prom Rossland:
Iron Mask, 2000 tons; LeRol, 150 tons.
t Another dllvdend of $48,000 has Just
been distributed to the shareholders of
the Ymlr Mines. This brings .the total
dividend returned to shareholders to
date up to $192,000, out of which $144,-
000 has been distributed during the
present year.
A pronounced Improvement has come
over the mining situation in the Slocan
in the last three weeks, and the hard
luck atoriee are getting fewer. At least
200 men have been added to the forces
of the camp,and the list of working
properties Is steadily increasing.
A deal has Just heen consummated at
Vancouver, B. C, by which the Britannia mines, one of the richest copper
properties in British Columbia, has
passed Into control of an American syndicate. The Investment was made on
the report of George H. Robblns, consulting engineer of P. Augustus Heinze
of Butte, Mont, who after Inspecting
the property acquired a controlling In-
ityreat on behalf of bis principals, having invested $100,000 in buying shares.
Under the new management the mine
will be aetlvely operated aid many improvements made.
Amazing Improvements are under
way at the Le Roi in Rossland and
at tbe Northport smelter, where Ita
ores are handled. When the new machinery ls In place the handling of the
ore will be automatic from the time
that It is broken down In yie stopes
until It lands ln the furnace of the
smelter. During all that time lt will
not be touched once by hand, nor will
It be so much aa shoveled. It is hardly
a stretch of language to declare that
the ore will flow in an endless stream
from tbe stopes Into the "melting furnaces 18 miles away.
The Improvements at the Le Roi are
practically completed. The new sur
face plant, which coat a quarter of ft
million dollars, was started In January
laat. It haa a capacity for handling
about 1600 tone of ore In 10 hours. So
completely baa machinery taken the
place of human labor that out of the
late force of 700 men only about 20 per
cent were muckers. ' The reef of the
crew was made up et skilled miners,
engineers, mechanic* and the like
When operations at the mine are reop
ened the workmen will have one of the
finest plants In the country.
Tho Le Roi la peculiarly well suited
for economical mining. It has an Immense-body of low grade ore. Stopes
140 feet wide have been opened on the
700. toot level. Ore is being quarried
rather than mined across the whole of
that extraordinary breast. The ore
kbody extends with varying widths for
'a quarter of a mile.
It was once the practice to pick up
the'ore broken In the stopes and throw
it Into the ore car. Now, however, a
chute Is built underneath the stope,
and all the ore falls Into It. The carman opens a gate at the bottom of the
chute and the ore falls into the car.
He wheels It to shaft and dumps lt Into
a pocket. A gate operated by compressed air releases the ore and lets
It fall Into tbe skip, which rune up to
the surface at a speed of 3000 feet a
A gigantic   rotary crusher   In   the
ehaftbouee breaks all of the oro and
tba rock falls upon a series of belt
. conveyers.
The ore Is d'sitrlbutcd evenly over
tbe conveyers, so that anv waste In-It
can readily be seen. Men stationed
along the conveyers pick out the waate
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and throw lt aside,   tha ore, {Iter;
being   automatically sampled. Is'carried by an aortal tram to the loading''
bins on Uie railway track,  Three rail-
way car* can-.be loaded fiom tbe bins   *,.„v
at one tfthe. ' JALA.
On reaching the smelter the ore la. — .
dumped automatically from the cafa  He Gu,.,e., lhe Pnrl> 1o naee where
It WiiN Put—llr Telia of the Robbery— Wl.ll Keee.lye Light Punlali-
riient. It .in.v.
A table railway ls under construction
to carry the. ore on to tbe roast heaps.
After being roasted the ore will be
dumped by a steam shovel Into an electric tram, and it will be dumped from
the car direct into the furnace." Thus
irom the time It is blasted ln the
stopes u.itll It fs converted into matte
the ore is not once touched by band:
It does not seem that labor saving devices could go much further. . •
The sixth furnace, which Is under
construction at the smelter, will give
the plant a capacity of about 1600 tons
of ore a day, and will make It* the
largest in the northwest.
The neiw 30 ton mill on the Wau-
oonda near Republic will probably be
running by the flrst of October.
The Hercules, near Wallace, Idaho,
will soon ship. They expect to' send
out every pound of ore now in sight.
James Clark, one of the most,prominent mining men of the northwest and
one of the wealthiest citizens of Spokane, died In that city laat week.
Washington, whose ports control
nearly all of the occidental shipping,
has demonstrated by her exhibits at
the pan-Amerljoan that she is a state
•rich in resources and filled with the
beneficence of nature.
The El Caliph has been placed among
the listed stocks on the Spokane mining
board. Returns from the fourth shipment of ore from that mine at Republic
to the Granby smelter ran over $117
to the. ton, which is a splendid showing,
considering that it was not what Is
called the high grade ore of the mine
Which was sent down.
The Empire State-Idaho company has
declared its August divldenil of 1 per
cent, which means a distribution of
$50,000. The company has declared dividends up to date amounting to $1,-
056,121. It is now a close rival of the
Bunker Hill k Sullivan company for
the honor of holding second place ln
the list of Coeur d'Alene dividend
News comes from Dawson of extraordinary activity In tlie Yukon basin
ln respect to mining districts to be
reached by the Yukon river. Prospecting parties are penetrating every part
of the great basin, determined on ascertaining whether there are any fresh
gold bearing districts. The new strike
at Rampart and the finding of gold
on Lake creek, In the Big Salmon, are
the latest finds of most Importance.
The Coeur d'Alene mines are working pretty close to 2000 mi!ta. This is
a list of the force that is employed in
the larger lead mines: Up Canyon
Creek—Standard, 230 men; Mammoth.
150; Frisco, 28; Hecla, 38: Tigler-Poor-
man, 145. At Wardner—Uunkfer Hill
k Sullivan, 500; Empire 9tnte-ldaho,
223. At Mullan—Morning, 325; Hunter.
46. That makes a total of 1684 men
In the larger lead mines. Last year
the corresponding properties worked
about 2265 men.
The final payment for the celebrated
Belcher group at Baker Oity, Oregon,
has been made by W. R. Eisenhour of
Spokane for G. W. Dalnes of Danville,
111., who is the principal stockholder
and president of the purchasing company, the Dalnes Gold Mining company.
The price paid was $75,000. The property was owned by Andy Larson of
Alamo, D. W. Denton of Muscatine,
Iowa, and Alfred Sterns of Baker. The
Belcher consists of six claims. The
principal work haa beer, done on the
Belcher and the Gold King. The ledge
ls from eight to twenty feet wide and
the ore runs from $8 to $10 to the ton.
An important decision was rendered
In the superior court last week at Spokane by Judge W. E. Richardson, In
favor of the plaintiffs in the case of
W. D. McPadden, David O'Neil. Charles
W. Vedder and' W. E. Harris, plaintiffs,
vs. the Mountain View M'.nlng k Milling: company, a corporation. In this
case, which has been contested in the
courts for nearly flve years, the property In quet.f'.on Is some mining clalma
situated on tbe Colville reservation on
the north aide of and about one-quarter
inline from the Columbia river and
about two .md one-half miles west of
the town of Northport, In Stevens
\\ lilt inn ii    I ..inn,     Win ii l    ( rii|l.
Colfax, Wash., Aug. 11.—It will not
he surprising to many if the wheat crop
of Wliitni.iii county reaches the enormous
amount of 10,000,000 bushels this year.
Krum all parts of the country somas the
-min- report. The grain is -in p.i—;inj/ the
lirst ii-iim.ih'- from H) to 20 per cent. Few
yields of lens than 40 bushels per acre
have lieen reported, and if the crop of the
entire county averages 'Hi bushels the 10,-
000.000 bushel mark will Ik; reached, The
report of the county assessor, just issued,
■hOWl that there ure 1154.054 acres of land
in cultivation in thc county. Competent
luil'.'v say ttiut a conservative estimate
of the number of acres in gruip wofild lie
100,000 Which, at an average yield of 25
bushels per sere, would make u gralid
total of 10,000,000 bushels fur the county.
Knrthqtiake  In  Alaska.
Victoria, B. C, Aug. II.—The seisino-
grauli at the meteorological office here recorded some very severe shocks of earth-
quake which the superintendent believes
Hci'iirred iii Alaska, as the records are similar to I hose mnde when the last earthquake occurred up north,
• San Franclscd, Aug. 12.—Jack Winters, who was arrested for the Selby
smelting works robbery, has confessed the crime, and so far $130,000
worth of bullion has been recovered
from the 'bay, whero he had sunk It.
Por three days the detectives have
tried all sorts of intimidation to make
Winters confess, but their threats apparently had no effect upon him.
Finally he asked to see Superintendent Ropp of the works, who. he said,
was the only friend he had. In his
conversation with Ropp Winters manner Indicated that he knew where tne
gold had been hldt|i n. Ropp told him
that they had a strong case against
him and that he would he sent to
prison for 30 years.    He said:
"You will be an old man when you
get out and It will doyou no good to
hide the gold. We know It is hidden
In the water.near the works and we
will search every inch. You may be
sure that the gold will be found before
vou ,j;et out of prison."
Winters finally weakened and told
Ropp that he had taken the gold, and
would take him to the spot where It
was hidden. The criminal, in company with Superintendent Ropp and
a force of detectives, left on a tug for
Crockett. There thev waited all night
for the low tide. Winters pointed out
the place at the end of the railroad
whart, behind the coal bunkers, at
the beginning of the Vallejo slip. £1
that point at low tide the mud ls about
four feet deep, covered by a foot of
water. When the tug first reached
Crockett. Winters pointed out., the
spot In the water whei-e he said he.
had thrown the gold: Sujierlntendenl
Ropp 'marked the place on the wharf
and the tug steamed away to wait foi
low tide. In the morning Winters
himself got Into the mud and watei
up to his neck and for and hour and
a half groped for the missing bullion
Up to 10 o'clock $110,000 worth had
been recovered. This includes thr
four bars of fine gold. Winters had
put some of the bars In bags. He said
that one of the bags had broken and
some small bars had dropped out. It
Is now only a question of_ carefu'
search to* find, the rest of tl)e $260,000
Winters claims that he did the jol
nil alone. He says that'he made.14
trips from the vault to the wharf from
which he dropped the gold. Tin
smelter oflieials. however, art positive
thnt he received assistance fi'iim sonu
one. The detectives .think that hi;
story that he did it fill himself is cor
rect. ,
Tbe tug with the detectives and the
prisoner, Winters, on board has re
turned to the city.
Winters, when he had made ap hir
mind to tell all he knew about.the
crime, was exceedingly willing toiglvi
all the information that was necessary for the recovery of the .bullion
He practically assumed $harge of the
operations arid led Captain Seymour
am* Superintendent Ropp to the dock.
He acted more like one of the detee'
tives employed than as a -prisoner. Af
soon as he arrived at the water's edge
he called the superintendent to hb'
side and said: "Now watch where
I am going to show. Be careful that
vou eet the locations right."
Stooping.' he picked up three litoriis
and pacing forward he tossed one of
them Into the water. It. fell to ♦the
south of the spot at which the prls
oner stood. Another rftone fell to the
east and the third was thrown directly
in front of Winters.
"That," paid the prisoner, "w.ll!
mark Uie water boundary of the place
where your geld Is hidden."    .
Stepping to the left. Winters drew
a nail from his pocket arid asked for
a hammer. He then paced off a few
yards to the right and drove another
nail In the t    ' "    '   '■'*
"The gold." ne coidnifed; "will he
between these two nails, somewhere
In line with the stones I just, tossed
Into the water."
A small boat was secured, and Into
It Sheriff Veale, Detective Klnttiall of
the Pinkerton agendy anil'two laborers were loaded. Winters assisted in
the search for the bricks. He talke*
glibly all the while. The deep mud
Anally put a stop to operations, and
It wbb decided to build a cofferdam
before trying to recover the rest of
the treasure.
Winters told the officers that he
planned the robbery long ago with
minute detail. He had been two or
three months on the work on his Hltlj
tunnel. ■        ,,
It had taken two nights' labor to
cut through the brick ..wall of the
cmelter. Most of th« boi Ing In the
bottom tit the vaults had been done
on the night when th'e gold was taken.'
He carried the plunder, which was
heavy, from the vault to the water and
deposited It where the wat«r Was from
three to six feet deep at low tide. The
distance from the vault to this cache
was 'about a quarter of a mile and h^
made 14 round trips. Hi was at
work four hours on Monday night.
Pour small bars of refined gbld he
concealed among the stones of the
breakwater. Just at the further mouth
of the railroad tunnel.
His purpose had been  to use  this
niit  lire at at Louis.
St. Louis, Aug. 11.—Two large buildings
owned   by  the  t8nfner;I/ith  aniifactnring
company, consisting' of planing mill and  gold for present needs.
Huh and door factory   wei.-» burned this     Winters on  his  last trip had   per-
ifternnon, entailing a  loss  estimated  at eelved that dnwp was breaking.    Not
#150,000. j faring to complete the trip, he laid on
,the shore the two bricks which were
found at the point where the robber's
boat was supposed to hAve landed.
The trail of red pepper ending at that
point haa been a. blind. » -
In view of the fact that promises
of clemency were made Winters In
consideration of his unearthing the
gold, it Is thought that his punistar en*
Will be light.
'ndrtW.tive Gibson Is quoted 'aA-SHS'.-
ing that it was promised Winters by
J*»«ssident Ralston of tte. §<alby. Smelting works that ho should not only not
be prosecuted, but ahould receive $25,-
ooo. ...:
."Winters caii 'riot, be prosecuted;"
said- Detective Gibson, "for there is
no evidence against him. All that' has
b^en drawn from him wad secured
by the 'detectives under promise that
it would not ' used against him. Under jmch circumstances it would be
extremely difficult to secure a conviction'"      "'■"*'     '      '      ■
At Victoria; B. C, Sergeant Hd'vrard
G. Meades of the regular army here
shot himself while on duty. ■ 'the cause
is unknown.
Forest fires are beginning itii W#st4rn
Washington. Reports throughout the
entire western section of Qya statu, qay
that the yearly conflagration* are
breaking out. ..   .   ,
' The United States steamship lowa'
has sailed from tho'Puget sound navy
yard for San FrafealscO, and it Is
thought from that point she will sail
for Panama.    ' -      •.    -
According to a dispatch from the Dal
ly Mail frojn St. Petersburg, in' th,e.rt;\
cent conflagration at Wltebsk 1000
housss were destroyed and «100 Jives
lost. The prison was hurried and many
prisoners perished.
Pernoid's absinthe ifctoiy* aj}-. pon-
tarlliler, one of the largest in France,
was struck by lightning and within a
few moments all the buildings, as well
as the Immense reservoirs of spirits,
were ln%itnms.- A-stream ofTturnifHs.
alcohol was soon pouring into the river
causing.thamtinost alarm. lebe factory
was completely destroyed. The loss is
estimated at 8,000,00ft francs. ,
SlignOr Francesco Crfepi.'who hits at
various times been designated the "Bismarck" and "Grand Old Man" of Ital
Ian politics, after a long and varied career, wound up his political life as prime
minister of his country. Bom on October 4, 1819, at Rlbera, Sicily, he early
entered political life. In 1843 Crispl
was a journalist and for years attacked
thp monarchy. t
The call of the national executive
committee of the United Mine Workers
on President Gompers ot the American
Federation of Labor to convene a conn-
ell of presidents and secn'tarta. of the
various national and International
unions affiliated with tho organization
'to devise plans for assisting the Amal
gamated antoo'cl'-Wlon fn Va struggle,
will. At .acted on, affect 84 national organ Izaitlons, with a membership of 2,-
wob.ooo workmen. A m m
, It Is stated as tho result of a conference held at Chicago recently between
Roswell Miller, Charles M Hayes, E. Is,
Ixmiax and Senator Clark, officials respectively of the Chicago, Milwaukee k
St. Paul, the Southern Pacific, tbe
Union Pacific and the Salt I_ake-Ijos
Angeles road, Senator Clark will be glv
en uninterrupted right of way for his
poail between Salt Lake and I.os An
;geles. The conference was held in Mr.
Clark's rooms and lasted nearly all
day. • •l '
At Naples Slgnor Crlspi died recently. He was surrounded by the menv
hers of his family and several Intimate
friends. The news was Immediately
telegraphed to King 19mman ue) and
Queen Helen. The evening papers assert that, the body will be conveyed by
steamerto Palermo, where the munlcip
allty will arrange for a great public
funeral. It la rumored that Sifcno?
Crlspi's will authorize a prominent
Italian politlclan.toaiULmiueihie papers
and to publish hjn\ memoirs.
Biflhiteen miles south of Savannah,
(la., tlie charred trunk of the body of
Joe Washington, the' riogro rUvlsher of
Mrs. J. J. Cdark, Is all that remains to
tell'the story of the tragedy of la*t
night. Washington had .been positive
ly tdwi_t.1fled»by Mrs. Clark. The proof
of guilt was conclusive, and includes
circumstances that scarcely can be
hinted at in print. A mob of 400 men
clamored for bis life, but the leader* of
the mob, 11 iwn baring lass than a dozen,
carried Into execution the plans of vengeance they had formed. Efama burn-
:od at the stake.
Sad Drowning In California.
Lmg Beach, Crt1.,.Aug. 11.- Klsie ami
Imogens Wallace, two s|>teri, aged n>
ipi'Vlnely lo und 18 years, rfiltl (.'oca Wal-
lai'i'. 'thVir I'tnisinJ aged 19, were dfottaed
.viiile iiPliathiiig lit Asbury Park, alHiitUii
mile from Long Beach. Fred Wilkin
soil and ,^larry Smith of Urn Angeles
were In mthing also. Wilson tviis the only
member jif the parly who could swini.
A strong undertow wns running Amf
-ui;il the party off Iheir feet. The girls
were serried Itcyond reach and drowned.
Smith hIvi had a narrow escapg, but Wilkinson managed to bring him ashore in
air unconscious condition, fliv drowned
girls were all resident.) of Loi Aiigl-leg,
Forest   Klree  In  It.  <:.
Grand Forks, H. (.'., A% ll_*-Hiisli Urea,
started to dear tin. ri^ht of way on the
proposed line uf the Qreat Northern !«•-
iw.fi'ii here and Republic,)spread and d,..
sliiiVed hundreds uf acres of rulitatoln iim-
lier land. The (ire Is still raging ami unless rain falls thousands of additional acres
« ill be overrun, CilnSinK eiiiiri|iuiis tin mage.
W ln-iil    II111111 il   In   Or.■«„,,.
AilniiiH, Ore., A11g.ll.- One hundred and
fifty sacks ui iihent piled for shipment Inside the 0. K. k N. caught fire fiom ,1
passing locomotive.
V" ' ;_■   '*'** j '.■'*■'
«ob«rt H-dd-il TUW,„   Hrr la _ w^
fmeeed t«*»J^a_j^1.|fr,ott ,, „
fldint or Whining. ^v
Sgndy Hook, .N. J., Aug. 12^-The
fehamruek II., Sir toflnnas ppton'a second aJiaJleuger for the America's cup
in tow. .ofjher oDW»rt, the big eteam
yaoht Erin, has*,tTtv|d off Sandy Hook
lightship shortly after 11 tfjclack and
anchored for tho alight Jin* inside the
lightship half an liour later.
The.ne^apaptBirtiig. Jlamaa A.'i.aw.
reftce, wiih.DaVlti Bbrnia.iSiji.Thomas'
personal repreaentatiye ta.tlnie country
had been cruising off Sandy Hook for
two days awaiting the appearance of
the foreign cup hunter. When off the
HghtAhlp the Erin" bdrned her signals
and the tug.jun jtfonnid* Greetings
On both 8ia«aVere\it«mnged.
Neither Captain Mathewes of fi,e
Brlir nor Capftttn- Sycamore of the
Shamrock would give details of the trip
That thAy regarded it as a fine performance was evident from Captain Mat-
.(thews' ejaculation of surprise when informed that, the tugs bad been on  the
loojvmt for .her .fo^tyo
"bite ber"kchance!"
a matter of fact, the Shamrock Il's
time Is less than 14 days, counting her
stop of one day at St. Michaels, Aaores,
a daiy better than the time of tho old
Shamrock, which was far and away bet-
ter than thjtiif anjf. former challenger.
Captain Matthews' flrst Inquiry after
the wreetlug was of the challenger's op-
potient, the Constitution, and when he
learned that sho had beaten Columbia
on Saturday, "he exgje^sed hia pleaaure.
and then regret when he was Informed
of Columbia's accident In tiie .race.
"Tfie yachting sharps' aboard the tugs
h_l4 no opportunity t/onlght fo size up
the kfeet-'eeplran* ffcrthe honor of 'lifting the cup, She lay simply a thin
Mark amutlge on |he diyk waters, looking strange with 'he'r s.unted Jury mast
and queer sloop-rig when jib and fore-
stays were carried on board She carried the jury mast pf the old .Shamrock,
but her top mast ie iS'feet shorter, so
tliat the <ilstan<!0 from deck to.trueii is
probably not over 90 feet.
She" will be towed in Immediately by
the tug Robert Madden, the flrst tug to
speak her, under Instruction from air
Thomas before She left to iceept the
flrst tow offered._ After passing quarantine she Will lie ifoWeJl to the man of
war anchorage off Tomk.usville, and
later to the'lilrle Tiasln, where" she\iIP
be stripped and her masts sU'uped pre- *
partiory to gi>Mi*g into dry dock.    ';
King Udwrtrd seijt. for Sir Thomas
Lipton last week and niade Inquiries regarding the form of the Shamrock If.
His inajeoty.wished her good luck. Sir
Thomas Informed a representative of
tbe assoisi-Lted press that tho Shatnrock
ff. Is nine minutes faster than the
Shamrock I. now and thnt the Shamrock I. ls flve toiten minutes faster than
when she was in American waters. Sir
Thomas has invited the Oxford-Cambridge athletic team which ls to compete ln Canada and the United States,
to witness tbe races from on boanhthe
Erin. The Oxford and Cambridgo athletes will sail Thursday on the steamer
Comjjonwealth foj Uoeton. They wlll_
stay a day in thai oity and will then go
to Montreal.
< reiuiMTj   11? I'iiIIiiiiiii   lliiriii.l
Pullman, Wash., Ang 11.—TJic crium-
cry "piant 'al the Washington Agricultural
college, was destroyed b)' Ore .Satiinl.iy.
The plant in a total loss and 4O0O jmiiiuls
of Ultter, worth 2*1 cell ts per |miuihI, arc
.Th-Tjpiant was owned by thc state ami
was worth from KioUtKI to KHjilKO am) wa,\Jf t
insured.    It  wss leused  by J. L 'Harris,
who ojierated  it iindur the name id tlie
Harris Creamery compjuy.   The pl.ii\i wi*
one of the best In (he northwest, iniiiuliiig
a i'oiupletl.' oh ease making outfit.   It can
not lie rebuilt until the legislature nn'i't*
and |iass6s an appropriation. A large number of farmers will l>e losers by the cutting _
off    of   a-market for iheir rtiilk, as lim ■
creamery was using tht milk from iiuiiiy-:
< oBKtHiilhi*   Kent  Coluinlil*.
Hoi cui|i it's ,.1'oinK Aug.* J I. Oui-titii-
linn, entirely refitted, decisively deft;_H'''l
Col bia over a  IHI mile ciiiirie in a 10
knot   breeze.     The   race   waa   the  lll'st uf
fUtVther series of three to he sailed off tlii"
point, and additional interest attached I"
the race because it was the first time sine"
Ciilisliliiiinn   had ' received  the alterations
to  her  rig      SJte had  been  giVBB  a IH'»V
nij|si several feet lonsar than the old'oiii',
iiliil other alterations designed tb'bopfuvtf .
fjjlcjioiit jiad hi'cu made.   The yawls Ai)w,.'
Navajioo.'|nd„\'igil,uif   and   thn ' sloo|>-i'|
IJiinbow lift ^Virginia also took jmrt in '•
the itcinn     }
ViiAiinii' i;,„i,»   n.,,11 ii„„ii,ii ,1.
WJ.sliiiiff.orf, Autr. 11.".' liie mny (irpSil- '
ttieni luis.jlipfiiii.ijilcd Admiral itohley !'■'
Kvans, mtiiig'upoil the complaint inude by
fanne; ttoerotiry o' ihe Navy Chandler. Im
criticisms of. itfie flutter in his book, "A
XaM.o/'H, Lvg.'.'    'liie  letter  o'( re|iriiii|i'i'l
wa* wilt tu tlje  reaf admiral. ,11 refers to
his act  as repri'hiinsive and insures Admiral Kvans ''for tllis breach'Of the olili
gntion impound njlon lllm ns an olllcet llf
the navy Af the Cnitt'tl'Stafes'."
Senator Clismlier, Iii»s.3|h_cji ' furnished *
i*py of the reprimand.''  -4   ,   '.   '
American Bont \v..n.
Chicago, Aiig. 11.—The first- <>f the "vl'
races fnr Ihe international eliam|iiontlii|»
of thu CVnat flakes wns sailed off Chicago
hy the Royal Canadian Yacht club's I»
vail nt mid the Detroit Hout club's CniliNiu',
und was won hy the American lsiat with
something liko nine minutes to spare. • ---—■• —*■
m Complete Review »' the invents of
,i,,. Past Week—In This and Kor-
,.|jj.ii - liandu—Taken From tlae
Latest   l»lN|inlelie«.
C o. Bishop of, Summit, Idaho, was
k,H,.,| recently ut itig Eddy uf Clearwater,
b.. |,is team, running away. ,
' Another threshing machine has been
• destroyed by fire, making four ma-
chines burned ln Whiltmau county in
tive days. The latest reported la that
of N. C. Myers, a farmer living near
Wawuwul, which burned, together
wilh 125 acres of splendid wheat, est!-
mated to average 36 to 40 bushels per
The outlook for an amicable settlement of the strike in San Francisco
has considerably diminished and tonight IndicatloM are the contest will
be a protracted one. The efforts of
Mayor Phelan to bring about un understanding between the opposing Interests bave failed,, and he has been
reluctantly compelled to abandon, temporarily at least, hia position aa mediator.
A. Diaz Ouerrera, agfcnt In New York'
of tho Colombian revolutionists, has
received Information from trusted
agents who had reached Venezuela
ihat a bloody battlfe was fought at Palo
Negro in the latter part of May. The
conillct lasted 17 days. The battle was
drawn at the end of that period, the
Insurgent* retiring when their ammunition waa exhausted and the government troops being too badly cut up to
pursue the revolutionists.
At Tampa, Fla., 100 business men,
In order to end the strike of La Re-
slstencla union, searched the streets
of Tampa and seized a number of
strike leaden, and. It Is rumored, that
they were sent out to a vossel outside
tbe bar and taken to the gulf. Ex-
cltemenlrprevailed biit no rioting occurred. It Is said that an attempt was
made to assemble the clgarmakers'
strike leaders In a conference and capture In itf.ill together, but i-s the strikers heard of it they dispersed. The
search for the leaders, followed.
Miguel Mlllvar, "who has been recognized aa tbe successor of Aguiiialdu
by the Filipino junta at Hong Kong,
has issued a proclamation, dated July
16, copies of which recently arrived,
diving assurance to the natives of the
continuation ot- an active campaign
.unl expressing hope for lu successful
lisua. The American ofll.-ials believe
i:m proclamation was really written
by Agoncillo (the former representative of Aguinaldo In Kurope), at Hong
KotiK. and he' probably'has never seeu
Mn.i.u. Stroug efforts ara being
made by the police to prevent the distribution of the paoi'lamation.
The latitat report from Jerome, Arizona, statea there Is no change in the
strike situation. About a year ago
millers employed In the camp organ
issed a nnion, being the first nulon or
ganlzed there. Senator W. A. Clark,
who owns the mines, encouraged^ his
employee itw-JormXng the union and
granted thehn an eight ha.irjr workday.
The smeltermen, engineers arid all em'
ployes wording oHlbf surface Were re-
(luir&li toljiut la troth 10 to 12 hour*
per day- During Senator Clark's vfb)i
last \i\ye\x a-Mfemand waa made hy
thapW.aji^Ittt hour day, which he
refafeit'-anlf'which, ha says, will not
tie Hmft'eir'.iMhder any'circumstances.
Senator ClarV has left JefoSif for Chicago. lJtlargWll>inb^l.d)t mlfcers Joined
thu strHrera kt Ito'e United Verde mino
iindjbut^ew iljetaYeihaln In tha underground1 W6rlrtdj» •»•>'
At 'iicnt__rtn"lKerc ty .great,jiiortalfcty
hum mu I ignant typhoid fever aiming' the
'■'•iiiiin trmijis.
Andrew CVVneghs had beeil'mviiod lo
luiiniu! lord rrttor of Ala-rd^'h'-Mniversity
in iiieeension lo I'l'uJtpMor Stuart.
Hie navy department has ordered' the
putilmat "Maehias, now at' lloslon. To jiro-
• »'il lu Colon to lfl.il. after Aiie'rieun in-
terests there.    . '* .' v   '\
A heavy rain recently caiTsed siinuis
Hoods in Mewark iinil^g-wwil'ity,, *"»>c
ul ine hlrii'ts in lhii-e cftifei being c'iM'ied
with water. _:."l<    I •
I'liiitlent .McKinli'j*VeiVI;ii inei«.ige 61
condolence lo .King Kdtvard i\p«n . t|ie
'li'.ilh.xif his sister, IMMOCJ • HmpnW*
li'ilerick ol (lenniiny.
I ire'destroyed'#10/100 Wiirlh of pnip
citv recently at Ke.lliij.g. Idaho., Kellngj;
l« the»M|fl#W*lWar_lhW, tffc mining
'.iiiip.lM».|hi_.'yQi'iir,._J:Ah'JH»-. 4'he 1r« f»
c'eSvI'/^."00' «-Pu«»»»t, died r
"arZ^Tb VT™ * ^ ■
ojuuey, im. a. W„ of consumption.
Don,,,lHen8U8. relUrnS W1U    8how &«
pop tetlon of Canada to. be, t» round
Sire3' fb°ut 600'000 over figures of
ss,' W.^   Were 508'u0° °ver thos'e of
mi.   The returns of 1861 gave An In-
ease ot 635,000 over the figures for
The official program for'the seventy-
eighth triennial conclave of Knights
Templar, to be held in 'Louisville the
last week of this mouth, has-been announced by the executive committee,
which has had over $100,000 to draw
on to make the features of entertainment attractive.
United States Court Commissioner
Heacock has, upon the request of Secret.
Service Agent George W. Hazen, Issued'
a warrant tor the arrest of Walter N.
Dlmmlck, former chief clerk of the
United States mint at San Francisco,
charging him with embezzling $30,000
in gold coin, the loss of which was discovered early last month.
There are gravely important developments in, the strike situation. The
United States Steel corporation moved
decisively ln the direction of t'he De-
wees-Wood plant at McKeesport, ordering it removed to tha Klskimlnetaa valley. President Gompers or the American Federation of Labor, after a two
days' conference with President Shaffer and his associates, ha3 Issued a formal statement specifically pledging the
federation to the moral and financial
support of the Amalgamated.
General MacArthur has submitted
statistics iiearing upon Philippine matters for the last year which show that
conditions thero are improving on the
whole ami which indicate that it ts
only a question of time when complete
peace will prevail throughout the islands. There has lieen fighting during
the year, but the Insurrection as a formidable waging of war by anything
like a central organization has practically come to an end. There remain
only a few small scattered bands engaged In separate guerrilla campaigns
and these are becoming .gradually suppressed.
Naval officers are deeply Interested
ln the visit of Captain Chadwick to
Secretary Long at Hingham, as it Is
believed that the secretary was told
the t. ae state of Admiral Sampson's
mind. When Chadwick visited the Boston navyyard his talk with Sampson
disclosed the fact that the latter was
completely unstrung, in a highly nervous state and his recollection of
names, dates and places seriously impaired. The most important events in
the administration of the yard Were
unknown to Sampson, Chadwick
found, that the nearest and best friends
Sampson had were strangers to him
to quite the same extent as if they lived
on the other side of the world.
■apposed, to   h
originf-- *' "•* ' •
I IU!,jUi'_J4ig apl skillfully .executed, riib-
I'liy of the &clliy smelting works at
< niekau, ••'Vullejrt jiinrt-kitn, Atlll pu«>*
the DQUtaafld no clue.,hSU If'-H .obtained
an iolfi. whereabout* of the'VLobflOQ in
You may call It'dozema,,tetter or milk
crust. ,
But no matter wtaft'ySii caill lt, this skin
disease which comes Jn patches that burn,
Itch, discharge a watery matter, dry and
scale, owes Its existence, tor the presence of
humors In tlu_.i_y.-tem.
i It will confblue, to etlst.'annoy, and perhaps. agonize, Ap long as these humors
It Is always radically and permanently
cured by ./*
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Which expels all humors, and Is positively
unequalled for all cutaneous eruptions.  "-
■"± _.   _ "~"i '  • ■-■:.
Bradstreet's report of trade for last
week says:
Despite some irregularity due to the
recurrence of corn damage, news in the
majority reports from the eastern surplus producing states and the formal
launching of the much heralded general Fteel-strike, the aggregate business
the country over seems to be good, and
In mOst sections In uifpiWedented Volume for this' season of the" year.^ .All
available measures of supply, defnand
and movement .point to tne business
done ln July as having exceed anything transacted ln any similar mid-'
summer month. This, too. despite the
exceptionally hot weather, drouth,
strike 4_alk and-similar conditions unfavorable to business extension.
The main strength of wheat, however, lies in the continued heavy export business, the clearances for the
week being enormous and far fn excess
of any previous week on record and
the rather smaller volume of receipts
ot winter wheat.
New features are scarce in the iron
and steel trade, ,
R. O Dun k Oo.'s Weekly Review of
Trade for last week says:
There Is no complaint from any part
of the country over.the volume of cur-
rorft distribution of merchandise and
what "hesitation Is observed ln general
trade Is chiefly, due.to the nucertainty
tu, to the duration of the lalwr troubles
lu tb esteel manufacture. Collections
continue goodi Hctter weather has
helped .the agricultural community,
'money Is easy and stot'lfS.of tm?ieh««i:
itfso carried are not above the average
for this season of tho year, lKirticyUrly
lo tho west and southwest. Relief ls
felt In fill departments of tho iron and
steel industry, now that uncertainty Is
ended and the position of the contestants Is mado clear. Now the Issue may
be determined permanently, and a settled condition will greatly facilitate operations. Having no further ammunition in heatvand drouth reports for
hoisting prices, speculators have turned
»T£?~.!','._ I flhddenly to the other extreme nnd de-
I'iiibullion' whin* ■Was^is-kmi ff»m   ths  euo   miy w u« m  ^—^ __..
^ mlt. .    . ,   .       .
Al rtrtinrf.l tlWlirftcoiit iif'thc Orb-
»■'"" Jtrety tttt teyss-J*%.iida.rim.by:Vii)iti
Kerr, st the iiorthwf.st corner of. £i™l>
undY'oiifch frfi+YiftW'ilJ''' llames mpidlj
»pre|d to adjsoeiit building».'A.«M>o"l {#«
upiKised to luue been buin'sil
li"i-es an
I" ilftiHC'-
"ni tiimi'ibWW'nfif.iit'*m.«».
\ mis, ymtpf,. <*m?» **> **M'"; JS
cuvercil 2ft miles from ltowsmv »"Ol h«»
is'i'ii MK.«ivW*^W».»Sffiii''fh|ll,fhc' Inhiiirw
from H)efl»i_aiiwi_^tj.iV've Jiroinfh.t.'l"*n
" largJ..|5ijjiofrti)miI',r orc.df exliaoidiiinry
niimess to barter _H_f>WW MiJ«'-" A "''*
Nl'ike of gi.ld in reported T$ tJWnti g"*lcii,\
"'I Ilie American side'nrflr Kimipai't.      ' f
A frelg1it'^'_i'>i'ntreil ^reci'hlly <i"
"i"' Great '.Northern, railrnad one and a
'"'If milei west of BultSlf. freight No.
1,1 run inlo a tree thnt had fallen across
Hip track,'killing Khgineer I'hmlcs War-
n,,r uml injuring Fireman William <!<■»•
'■•■riimn. 'The engine is n total wreck.
Several ears of shingles und lumber wore
'"lined, I
monstrato that early frosU threiiten all
Imte planted corn.
•Bastern shoe manufacturers find conditions as favorable as last week, while
reports from tho' west aro more encouraging, Prospects continue to Improve
In tho market for woolen goods. Little
change Is seen ln actual sales, but there
la a growing disposition to hold for
tho better terms that many In the trade
consider Inevitable.
Failures for the week were 173 In
tho United States ugainst 177 hist year
and 31 In Canada against 23 last year.
Portland  -Walla Walla, 56^-
'.Tcoma— UncharigW. Club, 56c; blue-
.»'.___. *e.r>l/.n ■•
Cheklb Dey.'ihe'iieW Turkish min
later to tbla cotlWy, irfc'koen going
sportsman and extends breeder of
thoroughbred horses, In which he takes
a great lntorost.
'"'SH BRA«*°
Oiled ciothii
TaKz No SubstitvDIS
Showing  rmuliNl .,  Oa*
 A.J. Ti
..i.M..-.f;M«'.". .
i/ rssepaTALpguas
_   .1    OA*HINT(    . .d Hiii
o>»*aCo.-aps*o^.m_aw    .
American   liefeiileil   DiiuIImIilimn.
Weigan,, Kngland^, Aug. 11.—Harvey
Parker, the American middleweight
hTestier, defeated Jack Smith champion
of I'.iijrland, in a catch as can match,
in straight falls. The match .was for a
puise Of  .CoO.     ■--'*>■
For Infants r.r.d Children.
The Kind Vou' Have Always Bought
Bears the
Slgnattire of
\ . ii.-T.iielilli   IiivhhIoii   ll.-fenleil.
- New Voi k, Aug. 11.—K. Conzalcs Es-
taves. consul general .of Venezula, has received a cablegram from President Castro
of Vi'iiei-iiela, dated Caracaji, August 7,
nhii'it reads: X
"Second CofomHan invasion defeated
Completely. Tweflty-hvo 'thousand p.ilrl-
otic soldiers defcnli'N'm'e/.welan frontier. *
" *      "CASTRej'
This'blow tin th'f Colomfbiiin Hi\-a*ioii.,
( onsiil Kstaves eoid tonigiit, -would- end
the iusurrsctipn.»_,   ;. ,,,   . -.   -.,
-   -■••■   - .- ■•-*'..-,' ■>' . ' • •,
Fort   Miulli   Vtiru-t   BoukIiI.
Chicago, Aug. 1i. T(ie.p.iekiiii> firm's of
Ariiiniir 4 Co. snd S'w'ifl & Co." Ii.ive lie'
conn. Joint oiviiei'!; efthf' stock yards at
Knit \Viutli. Text., "and ivilf'sonu'expend
H.000,lt_X) ill buildiiiif braneh jilantsl at
that pljee. '    " '•-.      ■ \
IIKW AUK   Ol'   01\T>IKXTS   FOR   PA-
aa mercury wljl surely ilestroy the aense ol
amiil nnil completelj dernnite the whole ty*-
t.-in whej} enterliiK ll.through the muooua snr-
faei« Sueh articles unoulil never fee uaed ex-
cept pn prescrlpllona from reputable, physl-
ctttiis. aa the damage they will do la tenfold
to 111* (tood y«fl *an postlbly dorlve from thnm.
11.,Ir-. I'.iiaiih Cure, manufactured by F.. I.
Cliertey'& 'Co., Toledo, Ohio, cofattfitia no mer
I'my, ii|i.| Is -!iihe,n luterqal))^ net ng dlrcctl)
u^Kin" the Dhiod1-and 'mucoua'ali'rfacea of the
nyiiun. -In. riij'-tnc HiUlniCiiSurh Cui-i •>-
tlire 'and get th'e genuine. It ls taken In-
temnliy, and made ip TStedd,' Ohio, -by K J
Cheney & Co.    Testimonials tree. ,
Sold by druggists, price Toe per bottre.'    ''
Hall's Family Hlba art tha^tjoat. .
•From tfie'Atla'ntlt ocean to the'head
of Lake ■Superior a vessel may sail in
Canadian waters a distance of «2C«
statute miles.   ■ .:. -,
jVon  W*f«le'*»ee   et^ftomViiifJrV ' ?,
'■ ■      . J—., j 3v£     ■; .■ii^*f,*a**A*.^t,~^ft<
.• Homburg, Aug.,, .11.-^i
fount von Wajdersee hits tiil
was meCjit thejailrasd stall-
or .WiWwuu. tr,iiiVy». Tim? X
,lum.. 3_lAaL^tt'k'JaiW^<i^''^J-'l-)11!''1
von Buelow.     -   —. _-||mi -,-■-». .
■'"fefsi niaji;«j.y's.g|ngt^-.ili}lie'IJ_aa nii'r"
ulistiiiuuI'jUie^ifli'cm. afcttonlpariying   hjni
Wu. ti^pwiXtyU^ffi
.iletsei un both • (■heekjj.   The ^nijieroc aim
the  field marshal' ihtiii' tiigutlf^r to" th_^
castle. •_Vm'RI":IW-"'piiTii*itl».of r-4lio.-'-tmii»d_j
_!>Te tde, ^w*"f>yel(_oitneil, |ho; -1'ifljl,
VaMWtr,'. 4m &r,M9%l\r+4* *}>W.
part Of the business seotion of Arujstronjj.
it. C>. is burned out. ' The totAl' loss is
$9(VXKI iaml-: tlie insn in nee mfiOO^ * 'ihe
-itrijrih of the flte'wiis incendiary, a lialf-
Rirted iiian nani^d Ijigle's liAviiig starte'ii'
the. bbize wiili t)ie aid of, eoa|, oil.-. Eaglps
eoiifessfd his guilt, was arrested and is now
in jail.   "-   •■-.V   :. •■ •■'•','   ■    ■■■■'■■
dtife*   . sTli'f^;.re-^^i^^^/I.'J«I«
» Tibe Seer/t.Service lias iinfafJiiSl atLlSlf SS
ill of counterfeiters anil'secured s latve *
j«UiW»iH.v uf ffitghf IIUitf.lt'llgirWHWI
•ly executed thut the uvera^e persoi^t
nei'fer suspect
- , .'I'll.r.ee II n,iil i .-,l  IVi.on; Killed
■ " -: • ' r-ii •' -.■•.■'■." V:'..- f i.tlt. .,)
y. Ayiisliijti^.on^ Ang.^W.-JTBie state . de-
liiii'iiiieiil lias'i-eceived iMiUied'' m')iif'"'aj''-'
rites' codt*rlVRig*f*rf^'.reiWt oh thfe!'i__lWii3
of .Quelpart, nerfi'v'Kiorfa, frfdme .tjute, a*go.
The advices show th^t .g^iiut^OQ; pcr^oij*
were k'jlleil, mostly' Christ was,'' The'olher
delail's-did1 hoi' Amir'troAf tSiMIWdfei/'
fixnii other sources.      iiti'iniTi i'l'.i ?./?/,G
The Beat, l'raacnptior for «alarla   .
□hills and Kevurtsa bot tie »f Grove's tc aste lem
C_hill Tonic. It is simply iron and quinine lr
itastelcsiiforiii,, No.Care. 1.0 Par.   I'rice 50c
Lady Minto, wife of the.-dominion's
governor genera), has already received
nearly f 20,000 for har College Hoapltafl
fund.   ": -'■'■■''   "«  '
- '"To oatAttA qoi.» m <>if« oat,   .
. Take Laxative Bxoiao Quiiiluo Tablets! ill
Irucglats tiifiniil flic.tnvmiy Hit fslls to cure
E. W. Grove's aieuatiiro is oh enCh box.   26c.
'•-«..    ■        '■, I   ■   .: .: ....   ■   .      .   '     .   .       '      .
Tbeisplder ihas, up-., wings, ,y(et  he
often takes a ^y.
Jom^ m_**~
ia.-iiyse. **S* •
London, Aug.  11.—A    d;
Lord Kitchener, dated"ttcf,
"A blonUiousij "35ii
PJQTr i (polony, iWm «f«j*__TW»
bf^lve   lioers, Am "-^9|^><n8iytgfr-,r.
large j quqstitie*  ^  sfoiik^Swci -wagons,
'which i_4.-is~wu_.il_M* i«T-*^JraTirf33E".i(u^;j»
■mm received."' '" * T*^^^^^
„.   . . ,t. ..-.r%,*nez*Ti*t
ThlUKs of great value are ah
fiiV'i mi tniio/u jupii biyUsrysi e
ISUlOTS, wlihiri has inaiiy-iini
_.. T.i.....  .i: ,__-.    in-*   I...il
ave iiorsuii-woiilA
l ls»jri_
Ihem   dl"teiiia»,Vi|
ivaiys selee'ti
etter'fitemach .
iUiiorS +iut_iltf-
entials for/Ijsoders like. Indfgestlijii, dvs-;
^>eiisia, eoiiMtipaiiiiii nervousness and pen-'"
eral debility. Always po to reliable drng-
. gists who fiave ihe'reputation of giving
whan you ask for. - .     i      -
fife*   . iiilz	
\ liil.-iil   Slorina  In   Arlaona."
^.ajtMh A'»-.. tfrk- -jI'S#"«^>»*V?£
c'opHnue to rape l»i soutneastern .Afitoiia-
and norHiern SoroJioa-a. Thc riaidt.from
.|.;j«iyiiiiii is lin.llj' washed niil.."JtOpping
tiji|iin.  ]f\. luirriciine raiustortli vllitgd 'Tut:	
pa*. ^t_jfci<'jlMit+t_yi>fg tW'ffriTty^.f^v/.J'*
i+il 'larje /iti^l trk^nHil, builila|gs.i^l_i.''\\,
Phit.'.xi foivn anifHl lai^e ;_"iimtor'j>f "tre^j^
K*ye destroyidi'l The' destruction -W coif ^
8iilewt[ii!. ..   '     -;   If.   ;. _'.       .  A/,
When vou take Grova'g. taeteleta Chill Tonic,
because the font ula is plainly printed on every
bottle showing' hat it is /Imply Iron and Qui*
line in s tasteless form.       '
_ '• •_______"' -* -..     '_.
In sixe; not counting'wlonics, tlm''ftu-1'
nipeaii powers stand in this order: flua-. .
W,   Austria, (lenqSiny,'.FrAiee,    Uitited,''
Kingxlom, linlv.
Mothers Will ti_ud *Irs. Winslow's Sooth.
.ig _Syfii|> the heja winedy to use ior their
fiildren during tbe leet lung period.
..The summjr $}$.kho^mal^ one
hammock do for. two ls a practical
.economist.     .  -    *    .'■■'..
r- __-_-_-.-._-------------_-•____________________-_____________________-»_--.
This signature ia on every box ot the penuine
Laxative BromO'Quioine Tablet*
tbu reuiwly that eui-ea a cold In one day
The late Emlle Rlchebourg, the popular French feuilletonist, made' $150,-
000 by royalties on his last eight books.
His total fortune at his (loath amounted to. nearly $500,000. »
|    lloltl'B   Uil.nul.
At Mfrlo Park, San Mateo Conntr, Cal., wit*
Its l.faiitinil. ■ iini.iii'ling», 'jierleut cllmata
•araltil aitiieri ,alon, Uioroiifh l-n-itrinalon
• mn I'll le laWatn. leii, ami
Ium. i-iiiii;
lit   ranks ol
gym nasi i
*na:iitaiii»  It-   imiimu In tht  (nnil
fchonli. lor buva on lhe   I'auiilu Coant.   Irs A
Holm VA. t>., Principal. ^l •
The principal, gas o»piPftny In Chicago has pledged Itsejf _£o pay Z>4 per
cent, of Its gross receipts Into the cjty
By an old reliable flrm to ilo llulteiituri:, Km'irnld-
er: and all kimla nf latiey Work lur us a nome.
Sti'iely work niel KO'iii P*y, s'Sidy or leisure Ii urn.
For Information tu-iel itiimp to I'nii.iun Needlework CO., 116 lli-iii bin 'i SI., ' lin-HKii. 111.
It's an easy matter for a married
man to get next to the latest word ln
Stop* Ih^Cough and
Work* Off tho Oold. ,
Uuntlve liroimi-l|iiinine Tabletn ctiro S cold Id
moiliij.-.Koctirc, NoPay    Price26oonti.
High heels, lt ls said, owe their orl-
gto to Persia, where they were Introduced to raise the foot from the burning sands of that country.
P_.riiiuiii-.itlT Cured. No nta er norronKnuM
■ t.wr alter llrBtiliir'niitiMir llr. Kllne'i<Ori.at Ni-rT«
Rratorrr. Smul furFHBKS4.00triallKi.tli.aml trral-
<M. Iia.K.II KLi»»,Ud.,IIJI ArohSt..PhUadelphia,l'a
Shin Diseases
Eczema, Teto^, Psoriasis, Salt Rheum, Acne and a great jnanjr other
diseases of like character are classed as, skin diseases, when tbey could just as
properly bo called blood diseases, for they undoubtedly originate in the blood, like
Cancer, Catarrh, Scrofula, Rheumatism, Contagious Blood Poison, etc ; the only
teal difference lieing in the Intensity and nature of the poison. The more serious
4iseases, Cancer, Catarrh, etc., are caused by some specific poison or virus, which
is either fhlierited-or in. other>ways gets into the blood and attacks certain vital
organs or sppears in the form of terrible sores and ukers, while the milder and
k>s danjjci'i nis skin diseases are caused by blood humors or au over acid cp.niiitiou
of that-fluid.- Thfctie deid pteisons, ns they ooze out through the pores of the skin,
.cause;great irritation, ^ritb,intense itching aad burning. The eruption may be of
a pustular kind, With' excessive discharge of thick, gummy fluid, or the skin may
be hot, dry and feverish, swollen and fissured., Skin diseases, whether t^ey appear
'   . •••»,•■ . "* sores, blotcbes or pifnples,
I can cheerfully and most sincerely endorse become more deeply rooted
j"our specific as a c^re for Eossma, th? most anc\ intractable "tht kmgtr
irritating and annoying disease, I think, that ne[,ie(.ted the skin In ««_.
fleah is heir to, I was troubled 'with it for ?e*>!eclea'™* S?"L,m ""^
twenty-flTS years, and tried many remedies having a thick, hard, rough
with no good effect. After using yonr medicine &fd unsightly appearance.
a short time I think I am entirely relieved. Vou can hide the blemishes
You can givo this statement any publicity you for a time with cosmetics;
may dssire, as it is voluntarily made, more for and washes, lotions, soaps
those afflicted th^n no^oriet^or myse!f. d d        »     lie^
WM. CAMP^EIL, temporarily the itching and
318 Wast Central. Wichita, Kans. burning, but eventually the
pores of the skin become so
clogged up by tbis treatment that the poisonous matter thrown off by the blood
cannot pass out of the system, and settles on the lungs, heart or some other vital
organ and endangers life.
To purify and build up the polluted blood is the right treatment for skin
diseases, and for this purpose no other medicine is so deservedly popular ns S. S. S.
It is a perfect antidote for. all blood humors, and when taken into the circulation,
gently but thoroughly eliminates all impurities and puts the blood in a healthy,
normal state. The skin can't remain in an irritated, diseased condition 'when
nourished with rich, new blood. S. S. S. is the only guaranteed purely vegetable ••
remedy, and the safest and best skin beautifier. Write our physicians if you have
any blood or skin disease, and they will cheerfully advise you without charge.
j       CANDY       )
•***•*.*.* ***W^gPMP.WMTlrf*t/
I     SWEETEN     J
erp.ep>•p^*■*p^'** ****** a**'.* *
i       PURELY      I
SURE   |
{        CURE        \
The specialist doesn't care to use his
X-rays on a patient who can't raise j
an X.
%yw ww wm ww
*s<    so*
taste good.   Eat  the* like candy.   Tlley
ri'inuvn any bad ta_»ti. In tin mouth; k-av--
liiK the lin>iilli tweet and pcrfiiint-i].   II Is .
a   pleasure   tn   mki-  thim.  and 'rtiey  are
llk.d i spi i tally t'y Milldren.
swt'Pt'en   the   ptom.wh- by  tlfnnslng  tha
m..iitli,  throat  tu.-    fund   channit,     Tlmt,
mtsns, ihi■ v — i<.i.   uraUgsstSd   fond   fium ■
souring In lhe «tomach,__pr«Vfnt uns fnrni-
Inu In  tli   bowels, unit kill dlsi'ssc gprtns
ol  nt v lilml tliut lirii'tl mid fii'il In thu en? ,
tire system, •   ■
nn- purely vegetable nnd contain Tin ttier-
riiilal or otlur mini nil pdliion. Thiy i-un-
tlst of the latest discovert** in msdleloe,
ai il   fnrm  ii  i niiili'.ii ii i..i: nf r iihiIU'S un-
niuallil   to  make the blnnil pure and rleh,'
nnil  make clean  iktti uml beautiful rom-
tnne the stomnrh nnd bOWSls snd iittr up
the laity liver. They iln nut merely soften '
the stools snd I'liitfi their discharge, but i
strengthen the lmwels and put them Into
lively, healthy cnmlltlon, making their action natural. •
never grip nor gripe. They act ruiletly, positively and never cause any klna of uncomfortable f.-i lii,_; Taken remilnrly they tntlka
the liver net regularly antl naturally as it
•hou!d. They keep liie sewi rune of the body
properly moving mnl keep Iho system clean.
Increase the flow of milk In rurslng mothers. If the mother eats a [ablet, li mukis
her milk mildly purgative snd him a mild
but bfrtaln i (feci on the baby. In ihis way
Ihey an- Uie onfy safe'laxative for the
nursing Infant.
tnken patiently, persistently, will cure any
form of eunsiipnllon. no matter linw old or
how often ot hi r.ri mi Uns have faded. They
tire absolutely (fuar.inteert tn rure nny case,
or purchasi money will be cheerfully re-
f until il.     , ^^
cost 10e. 3te, 60c a box. Sstrples tenxfree
fnr the asking. We piitillsTi no lestlmonlnla
but sell l'a-.,-., r, i,. on Umlr-fflerit under ab-
suliile giuiranlee In cure. Huy mid.try,a
bux to-day, or write us-for free samples
and  booklet •
Addmii HI 1.11 I.I Ml nun in in., i un ii.ii ,., wi  yii|U.
I nm sum Plao's Cum for Consumption saved
my life threw years ngo.—Mrs. Thou. Rnbblns,
Miipl.. street, Norwich, N. T., Feb. 17. 1900.
will be paid to any reader cf this paper who will report to us any attempt of substitution, or sale of
" something just as good" when Cascarets are called
for, and furnish evidence upon which we can convict.   All correspondence confidential
Cincinnati—The maximum temperature
win* 1)1) nnd the lii);li humidity during the
tiny  I'liiiHcd   four  dcftllia unci   2(1  prostrn-
linns,   of the prostrations  Id occurred
dining the morning,
•o    PISO'S  CURE   FOR
Best Cough Syrup.  Teuton Unml. Vie
IS thus.   Sold by drugilsf.
In best time to eure Ostsrrh,
Bronchitis and .I'onfiDRDtloa
Our remedy ti gharufwea, ft
P.O. Box 978.
W.H.SMITH I CO., Buffalo,II.Y.
N. N. U.
No. 33, 1901.
tltM .
u,s**n.     **>t*c*~
'BOOMS. ,.
tables supplied withal the delicacies
;>ll|fo»|W>,pn;'l.' .-•
-     ttNDtlSO** OETIUNG, - Paars.
r «LP0l!T0»V,  ...,  EC
ft. K. Williams,
I      feoca AtXA CCST*M8   BaotaR,
KSAL    FSTATB     AKD     UsxAsaL
|pM*< . ..... ii„
Bakci   Si,   -   -   NELSON, R tl
el ■ ■■ ' i. ,
m '   " '■' ca==a-
August 6.20. Sept.3.17.
Oct. 1. IS.
"TII   SMVitT^frHftr^ '*2*sW^m*maa^tA^^ \
ing received  up to date no leas than
SaxvttOAT, Aoouax 17.1901.
'.' j.. i,nami   ■     ,mai   i r
tcatiaaae avaax satpAdai ax
,■     i i.bll.ll I imiSSlltH   ■!■   __■
a kaauMmjmoa.,
Advertising rate* will be tustle known
upon application at tbla office.
il Hi fl I'll 11!!.    '   I"   ■ , '
EMTMUL NmiMfUtt.   I
-t ***>*' •**
wi£,L ISSUE	
To Buffalo.
f        (Via St. Psul or Chicsfo.)
OM cbmoi tp   avrrtio,
•or rate*, tfekete, and full information
■alienor address
/ I .• i      . i i
0,'H, OaaVBLM,
Aim;, iilveron, B. C, or
jr. 8. CARTER, «. 3, COYLE.
D. P.A.. A.Q.P.A..
. NeleOe. Vancouver
. 'W.n.i'i*-
*      j (Jo-owners.
If yoo watif to advertise out a
Co-owner in your n ineral claim,
■and |I0 to thia office, giving
name of claim, dste,of record location, and period Ior which the
delinquent co-owner hsafsiled to
do hia asseasmeut work, and we
will do the rest, inrluding send
lag yon tbe affidavit for recording
Wa wl|l write tbe notice and do
tha work correctly.   Addraee
THE SILVBRTOMAHr,       •    j   j
,i Bilvsiion,B.,C.
i   OWNER.  ,
To M. E, Bi aodok, or whom it may
concern. You are hereby notified .that I
have expended Ohe' Hundred and Two
Dollars end Fifty Cents In lahbr and im-
K amenta upon the Golden Chariott
H»l Claim situated near Bilverton in
th* Blocan Mining Division and recorded
la Ibe office of tho MininK Recorder Im
Iheeeid division, belb* Uie amount re*
Quired toxoid said claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act for tba year
_____._AI_.____. u.. ,__.!. innt
daya from the
ndlng Mae 10th 1901.
And If wWiln ninety, <-,     	
. date ot thia Uoilca >ou fall or refuea to
• mtrlhute your proportion of such es-
•auditors together with all coot of sdver-
Using, your interest in aaid claim will
beoome thn property of the undersigned
•oder Section A of An Act to Amend tbe
Mineral Act 1900.
W. H. Bkandon.
Acting aa agent for D. F. Burk.
Dated tbla 8th day of June 1901.
The M*n!ng
News of The'
Slocan can be had
at First Hand
trtt    i   i ■   *      n     ■
*nd when it is
^Jewsbv {leading
fatten? tMtmn tones for
lw T«v fer Im Dollar*,
' bAdfs^. u"
<;'•    yotrroM trices.
Canadian athietea are covering
themselves with glory thia year,
•■specially in aquatic sports, having
captured everything they have gone
after ao (ar. Tha Argonauts and
Winnepeg crows wrested the rowing
championships from the Americans
and Canada enp haa come home to
stay. No<« let Old England get in
eni* do her shan; win and take home
tbe America cup and ao keep up the
prestige of the Empire.
2XGP0 different designs. It ia to be
hoj*d that aha will, not fail into the
lame error that Canada did in adopting
hers, which is » conglomeration of tbe
toais of eras of the different Provinces, buc rather some simple design
thst she may float with pride the
world over. Canada's flag was desig
ned by Senator Plumb and adopted
by our Government without doe
consideration, with the result that it
needs no interpreter to Ull jua| what
it it intended to represent.
The influences of far off event! are
felt immediately in these days of rapid
communication. Tbe effect of the
Doer war in South Africa waa felt at
once by the mining circles in British
Columbia. The failure ot the corn
crop in the middle Statea has been the
means of tying up a score of freight
boats in Montreal and a labor trouble
in San Francisco bss thrown thousands
of coal minera out of work in Nanaimo.
A Sunday school picnic was held yes
terday for the children. j
Services were held in St. Patriqk'e
Church on Tuesday moraine. |\
G. A. CiimplK.il has succeeded Freuv
Wright as jun      m tbe Slocsn.
Bob Gumming ia aafa back in Sandon
from his trip tu tiie Old Country.
George Pedlar succeeds J. Irwin on
New Denver's pedagogic platform.
BORN: In Silverton, on 'ituuaday. the
15th iimt., tu the wife of Thomaa Jamea,
Tbe War Eagle and La Roi minea
in Roaaland are still tied up by the
strike and apparently no effort ia
being made on the part ot the management to start them up, all their
attention apparently being taken op by
the attempt to run their Northport
smelter with nonunion help. So far
their efforts have proved a failure and
it new locks aa if m>kws they arrive
at some understanding "5th the mnn
at. Irish dividend awaits tbe stockholders. „.. *i
When the Crows' Nett railroad
aaked for a charter a greet howl waa
raised by the O. P. R. organs because
the line, if built, would haul B. 0
coal ont of the Province. Now tbe
aame organs, without a note of comment, tell that the strike in Sen
Francisco baa shut off the market for
ths Coast collieries and has shut down
the mines. Our market for coal ia
without the Province; everyone knew
that at the time, but the cry wu an
excelient one to shout at silly patriots.
The Victoria Colonist says that
Premier Dunsmuir has the confidence
of tbe people; no doubt he baa had the
confidence of the people And haa abused
that confidence by bis selection of
Cabinet Ministers to such nn extent
tbat the people now feel thnt they
have had a confidence game played
upon them. Let there be a re-
construction of tbat cabinet, aa be
promised his supporters, or let bis
supporters wbo support him by reason
of that promise show their manhood
and votoagginat this government and
earn for themselves tbe confidence and
gratitude of a disgusted electorate.
At last we hnvareoived news of •
strike tbat wis n winner, nod it took
the Chinaman to do the job. The
Ohinaae employed in tbe Premier
cannery went ou strike because tbere
were too many white men being employed around the factory. Tbe white
men were find snd so the Chinamen
won one of tbe ttat successful strikes
in British Columbis. So it takes
Chinamen to run Canadian industriea
and put Canadians out of a join
This may be good for tbe country and
tbe Chinaman bit it ts bel> on Canadians wbo ate laat becoming foreigners
in tbeir own land and 4s far as
British Colombia il concerned iu a
short tirai the industries of the oountry
will'all be in the hands of the Mongolians snd our young men will only
hsve the choice of going into tbe
English nrmy or emigrating to the
State*. As for eat girls, God help
them. Whnt sre tbey going to do?
Tbey cannot go into the army and the
Chinamen won't marry them.
The Mongolian question in tbia
Provinoe is becoming a serious one,
to serious, tbat. if Canada wishes to
save herself from the disgrace of a
series of Rock Springs maaaacres she
will .move in this matter nt once, in
spite of any imperial resroAs to the
contrary. If something is not dono it
will lead to bloodshed snd if It comes
to this.no one bat. our government is to
blame. .
Work on the Red Mounrain wagon
road commenoea next week. Road
inspector Moore has received instructions to no ahead. Boh Ore n'a trip
to Victoria has had a good effect.
A. B. DocUit._tJ._r, of Codv, spent part
ofthe week here ou insurauou matters
The appearance of the Union Church
has been much improved by a coat of
paint. .
Hill Broa, have
crew, for the laat
bush fires.
had  their sawmill
week, outfighting
Silvertonians have many thing* to
be thankful for, but their greatest jubilation ahould be over the fact that
tbey never bad the town incorporated
Will the Lead Refinery be Built or Not.
Opinions   From  Headquarters.
It ia aaid on what is thought to be
good authority, says Ihe Nelson Miner,
that two months aco the CPR took a
bond on arms property immediately ea-t
i.f the Fairview losnsite for the purpose
of securing it for refinery  nml  »melt«r
purposes     II the refinery were built
It waa tlmletention of ths company at
Uie aame time to erect a lead ainefter
with » capacity at first of 300 tons a dav,
to be increased considerably later. The
reason that the bond wax allowed to
lapse is aaid to ho because lhe company
could nol, despite the immense outoui
possible from tlw Slocan aod K»-t Koot-
euay silver lead min**, arrange for a
certain and sore supply lo keep the smelter and refinery going steadily and for
that reason decided not to go ahead with
the matter nntil the labor situation especially tnok on a more definite phase
than ia at present the case.
That there has been some strong influence at work preventing satisfactory
arrangements being made ia slsu hinted
at. The opening of Ihe lead refinery here
snd the consequent rreat iar.petua that
wonld be given to silver-le.nl mining
throughout the Kootenays would seriously interfere wilh the plana of the America
lead trust, which is credited with being
tbs adverse influence.
Lsst year tbe total lead production of
tbe province waa a little over dl.OuO tons
With a proper market provided It waa
estimated 00 reliable data that in one
year tha production would litve risen to
80,000 tons and in t wu yenrs to 100,000
tons. Thu*even undes favorable circumstances it would take two yesrs to
have a suflkiant tonnage, and under Ihe
unfavorable drcumatMioes, at preaent
axiatlog, it waa not considered wie« to go
ahead with the matter, at least for the
Tbe Nelson Tribune disagrees with the
above, characterising aa "a knock" at
Nelaon. It aaysj "The strike at Boss-
land -iss merely delayed the negotieti me,
nothing more, It is uot likely that the
parties who yesterday paid (82,780 in
caali for undeveloped iron minea were
purchasing ihem for fun; yet lhay were
willing a month ago to put a quarter of a
million in a refinery nnd lead anteltioit
plant at soms point in Kootenay and
Nelson waa one ol the pointa under consideration. TheTiibuuels in a position
to stele thst both will hs built, notwitb •
standing any opposition that may come
from from the American Smelting Trust
ami iU Canadian ally, the Crow's Nest
Coal Company.
Hugh Hyland, who haa been working
on the new St. Leon Hotel, returned to
tuwn yeatard ty,
Tbe Sandon Mayor should take ont an
Injunction to musaie what few are left of
he striking aldermen.
Wm. Hunter, head of the Wm. Hooter
Co, of this place, left on a business trip
10 the Coast on Tuesday.
"William Hunter, the merchant prince
of Kooienay," ia the nay Bill is referred
to in tha Nelson Tribune.
There were extra holidays' this weak
according lo an older from the Education i>epartmen! at Victoria.
Ore-buyer  .Moore,    representing   Ihe
Trail 81n.ltinn Works, waa in town yesterday interviewing the Hewitt management.
Oorafootio** er\.
To —.
Union 31oolc„
URNM,   •♦*!.(!,
Mrs. McGraw and Miss Kate McOraw
of Victoria, mother andsiateaof Mrs. B.
F. McNaught, are spending a few weeka
with her in Silverton.
W. Thoiiipsou. uf Ike tt m. 1'ii'iier Co,
left on Monday on a iwn weeks vacati- n.
He will spend his holidays in viaitii g
tbe Boundary miiutrv.
The atteniiou of uur readers ia ral'ed
to tlie new ad/erti eninilsol F F l.lel.-
Miher, Mrs. J.lfiey and Ih-Silver! n
Drug Store in Uit* issue.
K ti I)nuie haf a g,.nl Ine of fre_-l
ifruceries, in addition luhie stock o1 frmi
vegetables and confectionery. Al. tin
latent magasines and peiiodi. als.
Nominations Ior an alderman to fill s
vacancy in tha Sandon Council wer.
oiled for on Monday, hut no names wen
hand d in. It is worth moie than the
aalary 1,tiered tu enter tue municipal
bear garden.
SILVER fON.      -      -      -      n. 4.
-   -   - GERMAN -   -
For Sale at All Druggists.
IttMIMfi J«»,'^*V
ara inssmr,
n.wj Ywk, u. 9. a*
tmm. c*pf mt*..   • 1 1 • • • 1 1
Jamea Kow«l,ki. who haa been abift-
ouss at tne Emily Edith mine for the
past two years, is now inking s holiday
trip acroee Ihe lino. lie will visit hie
home and spend some time in Tacoma
aud Seattle.
landlord Bowes ia determined to leave
nothing undone lo make tbe Victoria
Hotelthe most comfortable house in Weat
Kootenay. This week wurk wss started
oq a cellar for the hotel in whieh a modem heating plant will he installed.
3. A Kelly, who tell a distance of SI
feet al the Ail Ing ton mine, (Ymlr) was
•«»■ of the hospital on Tuesdar, and with
the help ota pair of crut. bee msde hi-
way lo lhe deiwt. where he took the
train forNeleoo sn route to Ainsworth.
Hia ii juries are of an internal nature,
but ho is rapidly recovering.—Ymir
Tbe Australian Commonwealth   is
f About to adopt a National flag nnd is
There hy the ticker some one Hss,
Ths floor Is red  with steins,
And while a face Is turning gray
Tbe busy ticker croons away
Of lossss snd of gains. .
There by tbe crooning ticker lies
Hops, love, ambition, pride;
For him who wielda the tragic pan
A tale (a there to harrow men
Who hurry on outside.
Somewhere, perhaps, n little face
Is pressed agaiust a pans
In sager Watcbfnlneaa. for one
Who, wnlle the chsnglng seasons run,
Shall let ber wstcb in vain..
There hy the ticker some one lies
Whose weary fsee Is grey,
And st his feet a tmxficing pile
pf fraglln tape keeps growing while
Tho ticker croons away
I '     , -w.lt. Klsrr.
Or Iili Vi Of Whilo Tn 8%.    Both Ways are Nari m
tie FLIES kit flood f,.r Ike HOL'XEEESnt.
TMGLEFOOT i8Undoub,«,,y ffOISOH are^^w#.
"5   fui housekeepers os being t»t'
Kr tbsn fiypsper.   Th|t, however, is
-1   ill
r I yp3per, the best stlcfy psper
on tha market. There are lots of other
sticky flypapera made snd advertised
bnt none have succeeded in seeming
the public favor like Tanglefoot. When
a fly puts his ticklers on a sheet of
Tanglefoot you know that hia course of
dirt and annoyanoe baa snded. This
psper Is clesn, handy snd si ways ready
to uae. Coning as it doss i la double
sheets with waxed edges, mekes it perfectly aale to handle, there being no
danger ol soiling the clothing or having
tbs hands stuck up ss there is with
other pspsrs.
Firs Double Sheets for
only a matter of opinion, tbo Poison
Pnd consists of a clrcu Isr sheet of blot -
ting paper (cut to fit in na ordinary
Piste) whieh hss bsen soaked io a
"Irons, poisonous solution. When to
be used tho pad Is pot In a piste sod
enoogh water poured on to dampen l«.
Tbe files are attnietedf ta tba poison.
take s alp of tbe liquid And ara slmoit
instantly killed.
On* of these Pads lelt to n rood •«
night will kill ovary fty, noth ovooek*
roach In th«« room before morning
SliPkdalnatoaaj* .....jgrfg,
Patent; Medicines  &  JDirugs.
Silver tog*, »,C
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