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:       Three Forks and Phoenix.      S
Wm. Horton is doing eorae d»velop-
tii nt work on his Lemon ereek Claims.
Lee Chi'lioliii and I. N Dilly sre on
Fennel rrfek iloing the assessment work
on tbeir claim*, the L. II, C. and the
Star Pointer.
The   Hmnp'on,   which   is    rect-lvim/
ni'ii-li advertising ut tli- expense of the
id! riff hIiIpphi) six tons of oie tnis week
from Slocun Ciiv.
The Silver Leaf claim on the hesd of
| Fight Mile creek i-« h«-inir surveyed for a
j Crown Grant A E Ashcroft and K. VV,
iM l.ysons, of Greenwood, are doing the
• work.
F». Burns & Co.
Pinnoft k Hilton, nf this place, are
now engaged in h mling orelrum the
Arlington mine. They-hive two four
horse teams st work, making eleven
audi teams freighting fnr that compsny
Th» Condor property on Four Milt4
creek has been closed down for tbe
present. It is understood that the
o mpany will soon cninmenwi the driv-
init of n long cross-cnt tui nel  to tap the
ledge at depth.
 ———i—, _—
II Kneebone. of this plncp, ban fecnreil
the contract for doing the development
»ork nn the Hartrt»y mine on Silver
Monntain. This contract covers a lame
amount of work and six miner* will be
given stealy employment-all summer.
Under the charge of J.imes Stewart, of
Erie, n small force of men is employed
'n doing assessment work on the old
Galena Farm Group sdjnliing the town.
The owners «f this property are figuring
on doit g considerable work upon it this
mine wits opened up with the fuuds thus
acquired. After d .ing a large amount of
development work, during which 245
tons of ore were taken out and shipped,
h 50 ton concentrator was built. This
was the beginning of tlie end. After
icrlndltig tint 100 ton* of cone ntrates the
mill was pronounced unfitted for the ore;
the company's money was exhausted and
the winding up process began.
Locally the property is looked upon a*
a good one and wljpn it was seen tliat no
outside capital wns likely to take hold
tguiu local capital hss been called into
play. Next week will see the papers
sign-'d and then tho creditors W.ll receive
their long delayed uie ques.
IM   KO:)9L\ND.
Bilverton, Neleon, Trail, Ymir, Kaalo, Sandon,
Nets fHmver. Caacade Cily, Grand Forks, Sirdar
Midway and Greenwoo<l.
E. Raminel mover, who has boon
ra mager of the Emily Edith mine of
this place ever since it wa« taken over
by its present owners -and to whom
credit ia due for miking a mine out of it,
haa resigned his position to accept tho
management of a gold mining company
Carl A Davia, Superintendent of the
War Eigle and Centre Star minea fnr-
i.iahes the following ftgires in the B. C.
Milling Record, showing the advan'age
of the "bole-contract" system, as used in
those mines, over the ordinary evstem of
employing miners. "In this connection
I may add," he says, ''thst the advantage thus gained br the employer ia tot
losMioih" workmen. Th<* miner now
receives daily Irom $4 to |4 25 as against
$3.50 under (ho wage s.ietein." The
comparative coat of sloping, calculated
from 43.849 tons of ore stoped by contract snd 13 818 mined under former conditions, is as follows:
Coctract Hystem,   Wage System,
Per ton. Per ton.
Drillinc $0 556 10750
Blasting... 0021 0 115
F.xplnsives   0.100
Tot'l..  .$0 477 |0 865
In defeloument the percentage of gain
is not so great bnt it is important nevertheless,   The table it:
Contract System,   Wage Svstera
Drilling....to S6
Biasing ... n ti-S
Explosives   2 75
Per foot.
*8 36
2 78
til 14
.kUIt »>RDERS PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO j in the Okati,,ga» djeirict.
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Last week's record ore shipment
i from the Hewitt rain* was repeated this
|w.-ck, the amount ecnt out being 13-1
tons. As long as the wagon mail to Ihe
mino remains p**s«idh*ver 100 tona a
week will be seat onr, which will hv the
end of the year place the Kevritt at the
top of the Slocan nines aa an ore producer.
Total... 48 79
These la?t figures are calcined from
Ihe cost of driving 1.244 feet nnder the
new system and 1,377 under the day system.
mimes of eui; house mm.-
Talking abont friendship, there'aire'a •
good many kinds of II; for instance,
there is the friend who will take off hia
coat and give it to you and go out and
brag about it to eve'V one he knows or
thinks knows you. Then there is the
hnlly-good-fellow friend, who when yon
sre well haul insists on lending ynn
money ar d bin trig whiskey for you but
who. if he thinks joo are broke, will '
pass you bv like a copper cent; Then -
there is the triend Who line little to say
antl while everything is going well wilh.
you only looks on nr.d smiles but when
things go wrong and. the world 1 .oka
black and your bullv-gond-feilow friend
crossea the street snoner than meet you,,
he eomet arnimd nIips you on>tJie back
«a.e, "hrnco lip old .man; you ara not
dead yet; things might be wbrae and
h.tw can I help vnu out of this hoty."
Some suy that a man's heKt fiiend is his
dog, some Bay hia best girl while others,
with a good deal of reason, sav it ialii*
mother. Be thut aa it may if a man ^vill
he true to himself ami treat himself
ruht he will fuel that the one who Utyis
the i iggest interest in himself ia himself.
Friendships have eprung up between
men of widely different temperamlntM    i
and   strange   animn's   have   aRSoelsred    I
ihi'ineelvea togetlier as friends but ilie  i-
most  curioit*  Irlei dsliip,   and one'lhat
men have  never   been  able  to solve ia .
that   which   women  bear  towards one
another.   Women's    friendship   'is ,.___;
mystery loo  deep  fnr a   horse dditor to 4
solva;  how  they  will kiaa and quarrel.
quarrel und kiaa and make np  bents "the
Dutch, nnd we all know  the   Dutch take
the bun fur standing a lot of beating.
It is stated In a medical journal that
too frequent bathing in-frpsh water pro-
daces hiccoughs. We can go one better
than that and ssv that hiccoughs can ho
brought on by simply drinking water, as
many Silvertonians can testrty. Tbo
local bars will have to* introduce something to lake the place of water on tha
fide as hiccoughs sometimes result fatal*
ly.    "•  '
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:•:  ni.    BOWKS   Pro|»rieto   r.
Ootalda Parti.* De. iring Horses In Siivi rt-u
Can Have Them Reserved By Writing To— •
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r. McDonald,
K. Fori* Smith ia down from the
Silver IVin.l Gioup. where he ha h< en
doing the uasesainont work on that pro-
pertv. Mr Smith will eeml nut mine
S00 pounds of samples Irom that piopertv
next week to the Old Country where be
linnet to interest capital to more fully
devalope tlio grnup. The. Silver Ii unl
has hadrom-iderahle woik done upon it
and ii large vein of higp grade Hrv silver
ore has I e.-n opened np in numerous
places. This pmtierty ia situated in tho
Silver Rand rAtutin at tho head of Eii;li»
Mile creek.
Shipments of ore fr.im Slocjin Lake for
the year 1899. totaled     ....j.?J)78 Tons
Shipment* io  IM totaled 49SO Tons.'
Tha shipment   ot   ore   from   Slocan
Lake points, up to anl incl>ttin£   the
present week, from Jan. 1, 1901.
From Nww Denver Tona.
Hartney ..*....   140
Marion    .20
From Bomiii Landing.
Bnatin  280
From Silverton
Alpha   40
Hewett 8:_0
Emily Kdith      40
l-'r.iin F_iiten>ri«e Landing
E-iterprtsu       320
From Twelve Mile Landing
VA Af      20
From Slooan City
Arlington          J320
Two Frmnds  40
lllack Prince 100
IVmdliolder      20
< hapleau     15
Speculator         20
Phoenix  20
Iinii.ptoii    6
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A JkfGitter
Of Opinion
Every Man
has his o»n mea of what be
want* in the color, quality and
i ut of the clothes he wars. But
All agree in some things.
Wben ia want of a ftoit ol Cl. thca give your order where it will
your   satisfanlon, Remember that
An examinstion of flip Fisher-Maiden
mine was inado Ihis week bv Frank
Watson, manager of the operating company, aconipinie I by Messrs Greenwood and J K Clark. It is underf-tooil
that the mine will he worked in future
I by m good crew of men and sMpmente
recommenced. -The parlv, while here,
rode np to lhe Rockland mine on Red
M iiiitsin and examined Ihe mammoth
nre Mmwing on that properly. Mr
Walton informs us that be hss definite
infouiiatioii that the Red Mountain
roud will be cotrmeoced within a few-
weeks and that operations on the Rock-
and group will commence in earnest
New York. Aug    ft—Bar Silver,   58.1£
Luke copper,   $16.50.
Lead- Tim tirm tout fixes the selling
price for minera mid sin 'Iter.-i quotes lead
at *4 olltf et tbo clone
The I'.iigli'li pi ice fnr !«ad i« £12
Silver, 26%d.   Copper, £61%.
The Silverton Water snd Light Company, which has been lying dormant
since its charter wss received last sum-
mer, revived this week, perhaps aided by
the present I ot, dry weather, and tbe
officials have been butty making a preliminary survey fur their pipe line and
The plan of the company's promoters
ie to pipe the water from Hume creek to
end the lung drawn out dissolution of •* reservoir   just outside tha Townsite
An effort is being made to bring io an
»tlv»rtofu*»   Tailor*
A large aud increasing nnmbor of
<'.-mowers in tbe Slocsn testily to tbe
Hellene* of bis work.
the Comstock Mines, Limited, which
operated the Comstock group cn Fennel
creek, and whicli went fluey some two
years ago The company is several
thousand dollars behind in its accounts
wiih local merchants and men snd it
will be wood nows for these to learn that
local oapital has heen raised to purchase
the property of tho company and square
off ita liabilities.
The Comstock company was floated by
H. Bell-Irving In '96 to work the Thompson group, rechristoned tho Comstock,
They have a funny way of doing thing*
in China, and I guess ii indsi be in tho'
climate for tlie A'liea are acting queerly
and appear to be- m^nv afraid of each
other than they are of't'hotHiijMypen.
who are' pairadlflg around with chip- va
Iheir shoulders singing " Marching
through Chi-li'>n<i "From Pekin to 'bm
tttm," while the Allien are scheming how
to collect the premium on tiro wnmas
and children done to dent I; in their
glonotia campaign, of death, dvstructiou
and civilisation.
To be born a Chinaman in these daytr
is lo \*e born out of lm-k. If be i-taya hi
his own country wi% force opium and
Christianity down bis neck with a gun. .
and if he luivg the first hit. government
puts him in j..il for using il and if ha
aec-pts tlie other liis friends the Ikixers
gets him ready for the undertaker Uo*
he U between tho devil and the deep'
im, and he takes lo the sea and winda
up in America. Here they chsrge him
one hundred plunks for the privilege of
walking np a dirty dock, with a chanctt
of hustling a Jib, which if he gets hu
cin't keep with-int n.ore or less fighting
fur to lake np "the white man's burden"
in this land of the free is looked upon
aa an unpardonable sin.
What made Iinxt-r* of the Chinaman?
The same cause tbat drova John L.
Sullivan down to Misalnaippi tn break
poor Paddy Rvan's (libs — ambition,
patriotism and civilisation. John did a
good joli and the other John will do a
good job too if lie gets half a chance. A
Chinaman haa a hard row to hoe In thia
world and might as well m*tl* a pike-
pole and go hunting miaaioiilarieH in tho
rice swamps of his native lanil as come
to Au.eiieii to be used aa a bmi-t ol
hurden, cursed and cuffed until he is
ready to lay hia weary bones down on
an ash pile and die alone like a poisoned
limits above Alpha St. A small, private
resorvoir, fad With surface water, ia already thero and this will be enlarged ta
hold sufficient for tbe domestic iwes of
the town and (or Arc protection. Thisj
resorvoir will be 150 feot above Alpha St
und 200 feet above Lake Ave., which insures a good pressure for any part of thc
town. The main pipe from the reservoir
will como down thn hill along Third St.
The pipe lias already been imported
Il seema probable th it R. F. Green, M.
L. A , will be taken into the Government
as Minister of Mines. The suggestion
should give satisfaction to the Conservatives, for the reason that Mr. Green'*
acceptance ot a portfolio means that it ia
the intention of the Local Government to
continue practically a Conservative Government.—Nelson Economist.
which waa purchased from local holders by tbe William Hunter Co. for this work
partly lor cash, par.lv lor stock in tha | Vn]MB ,omet,,in|, unforM«n tnrna up ,n
the immediate future, Silverton will have
coropanv, ol which stock many thousand
shanw are still held in the Slocan. The
balance of the stook wa« sold on the
Coast  ana in Great Britain, and the
her waterworks system Installed within
„ few weeks.
List year tha total oro praluotloa o(
tbe Slocon City Mining Division was
2847tons; up to date thia year the santo
dfsrict has produced £879 Ions. ThOso
fl/urea tell concisely the advance of that
section ot tho Slocsn. This gain ia tradable to tho fact that tho demand for dry'
•res is universal among smeller men arvl
aim to the fact that the minea there worn
steadily developing whan all other Slocan properties were involved in thc liH
Heme Gleaned Kroiu Late Reporta—
All Districts Are IK-I.in Developed
- —A Pfoaperona Vear la Predicted—
Mlnlna Notea and FeraonuU.
A new marble ledge has been found
on the property of the Spokane Marble
company at Milan, Wash. The new
quarry ls situated about 800 feet distant from the old workings, and from
the surface Indications there Is any
amount of marble, and that of a good
quality. The color ls the same as the
■Italian marble. It is not so dark as
that in the other quarry, so that the
company will now be, ablo to fill any
kind of an order. The stone takes on
a beautiful polish and Is of the color
most commonly ln use. The new find
will be a great addition to the worth
of the quarry.
There are indications that there will
shortly be-a renewal of activity in var
loua properties in the Slocan.
The Rambler-Cariboo has resumed
dividends, and has declared its fifth
dividend of 1 cent a share to be paid
August 30.
C. R. Hammond of Rossland, B. C,
says that work on a gigantic scale Is
to be resumed on the Black Bear property In tbat camp.
The Valentine group at Four Mile
creek In the Slocan, including the
Freeport, the Freehope and the Free
niont. ls being developed with encouraging results.
On account of the recent rich strike
ln the Ymlr mine, Ymir camp is attracting considerable attention and a
number of mining men and prospectors
have been visiting the camp.
There is excellent reason to believe
that the completion of the lead refinery in Britiah Columbia will mean a
cut of at least $3 a ton in the present
smelter rates," said J. Roderick Robertson, president of the British Columbia Mineowners association, while in
Northport recently.
•Work has been started on the surface for the main flve compartment
shaft to be sunk on the Victoria by
the Granby Consolidated company.
Some time ago the connection between
the working of the Old Ironsides and
' the Knob Hill was completed, giving
a continuous line of ore 2500 feet long,
running from the.north line of the Old
Ironsides workings through the Aetna
to the south line of the Knob Hill
workings. The 200 Toot level of the
Old Ironsides was connected with the
200 feet level of the Knob Hill by drift
Ing and a raise. The completion of
this raise and the consequent connection of the properties greatly facilitate
the operations of both mines. But
. this Ls not all. The raise refefred .to
, < i ' ls to be continued to the surface, aWiI
when It meets the men working from
the surface, will be the nucleus of the
main working shaft of these properties.
This main shaft will be 10 by 30 feet In
the clear.when finished, and will be
equipped with all tbe latest Inventions
known to mining engineering, not only
for the economical handling of ore, but
for the safety of the workmen. A pipe
line has been ran to tbe top of the
new shaft ln order to furnish power
to facilitate tbe sinking now being carried on there.
About 15 men are at work at the
Weber mine on Lake Pend d'Orellle,
The Cashier mine at Lakeview, Idaho, and owned by Spokane men, is soon
to be a shipper.
Tyson, Idaho, ls to have a stamp mill.
This Is the decision arrived at by the
owners of various free milling prospects.
A considerable portion of the machinery for the compressor and mill at
Wauconda, near Republic, is at Midway, B. C.
Tbe Tacoma smelter ls making preparation to handle a considerably larger
tonnage of copper orea from Alaska
and from the coast of British Columbia. The new copper plant now under
way will give an additional tonnage of
800 tons per day.
Frederick Burbldge, who for some
yearn haa been manager of the Bunker
Hill k Sullivan company, operating at
Wardner, Idaho, has resigned the management, and A. Burch, late superintendent, succeeds him. Mr. Burch In
turn Is succeeded by T. Slmmonds, formerly the mine foreman.
John W. Messner, secretary of the
Hoosler Boy Oold Mining company,
states that the company la meeting
with much success In. development
work In the Buckhorn group of'mines,
20 miles north of Bonner's Ferry Idaho, tbat they are now building a thoroughly equipped 20 stamp mill at the
Tho famous Continental, which
ranks among the most widely known
mines of Northern Idaho, will soon Join
the shipping lint. For 10 years the
mine has been tied up with litigation,
but control of the property has at last
been secured by A. Klockman of Rossland, who has been allied with the Continental through all its romantic history..
The Bunker' Hill trawmay cable,
which extends across the town of Wardner, Idaho, broke recently, letting the
heavy ore buckets fall to the ground.
Several of the buckets fell on the
streets, but did no damage. The mlie
was shut down flve or six days as a
consequence. Vetlo Wilson was quite
seriously bruised by the heavy tram
cable falling on him while he was assisting to draw it in.
M. O. Reed, general manager of the
Inoa Mining company, has received re
turns from a shipment of several tons
of ore sent to the American Stilting
k Refining company's smelter at Omaha, Neb. The ore was taken from the
Mineral World, the leading claim of
tho company's group on Snake river,
ln the Seven Devll3 mining tJlstrict,
120 miles up the river from Lewiston,
Idaho. The returns from the smelter
show $30. (ia in silver; $S ln copper,
and $4 Ir. gold.
, W. A. Clark is preparing to run a
long tunnel from the Beaver side to
tap the Sunset ledge, surveyors being
now up there to decide upon the mo3t
advantageous point to start it. The
Sunset and Gold Bug were two of the
flrst claims located on Sunset peak, the
Sunset having the greatest surface
showing of any claim in the Coeur
d'Alenes, Its ore body being visible for
several miles as It runs down the steep
side of tho mouatailn, while the Oold
Bug was located to cover the same
ledge east from the summit of the peak.
An order and temporary Injunction
restraining tho strikers at Northport,
Wash., from attempting to interfere
with the employment of non-union men
In the Northport smelter was signed
last week by Judge Hanford of the
United States circuit court. The oVder
is sweeping in ilts terms, and prohibits
the strikers, their agents and representatives from attempting in any manner
to interfere with the company or by
threats, force or persuasion to prevent
any employe of the comnuny from going to work. The injunction Is made
returnablejn Spokane September 18.
An execution was issued recently
against the Wallace Mining company,
owner of the Black Cloud mine and
mill, for $79,870.09 on account of a suit
for that amount brought by James
Viles. Jr., wherein judgment was confessed. It is understood that It 13 a
means adopted for disposing of the
Wallace Mining company's title to the
property, after which a new company
will be formed that will become the
owner of both the holding.; of the Wallace Mining company, and also the California mine. The two properties lie
together at Monarch, three miles up
Nine Mile creek from Wallace, and negotiations looking to their consolidation have been pending for a long time.
The big ledge has been struck on the
Climax property, near Granite. C. R.
Aldrin, the man who Ant wired the
strike on the famous Golden Fleece
mine, is the engineer for the Climax,
and recently he wired that the vein had
been encountered in the crosscut.
The Alamo mine Is located half a
mile from the town of Alamo and Is
developed by about 1200 feet of tunnel,
shaft and winze. "We are at present,"
said Mr. McGuigan. the manager, "ra3i-
ing to the surface from the 300 foot
level." The district not only will be,
but ls, a marvelous gold producing district. Values increase sieadily with
depth and the ore bodies widen. The
gold remains free as far as depth has
yet been obtained.    ,
The largest mining deal of the season In Baker City was closed recently
when the California was sold. The
owners were Hpnry Cable, Johanna Cabell, Bessie F. Cabell and W. F. Cabell,
members of the two families who were
the founders of ' the now celebrated
Cable Cove district, above Sumpter.
The purchaser was the Turnagaln Arm
Gold Mining company, having offices
in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago,
Boston and St '_ouls. The deal includes several claims adjoining the California, and the consideration paid for
tho entire property was $60,000. The
California mine ia one of the best
known properties In eastern Oregon,
and is an old shiper with a romantic
history. The ledge was located In 1873
by Henry Cable and J. B. Cabell, and
was relocated by them In 1877. Ever
since then, through all the vicissitudes
of fortune attending the prospector
and discoverer, they have been ln control of the property and have developed
it as best they could by shipping ore
under the greatest difficulties and making a profit under condlftons that
would now seem Impossible. The ore
is base and by smelter returns runs
rfom $26 to $500 to the ton. Altogether
there have been 3000 feet of development work done on the property.
* . __.
Superintendent Blaine has started
operations in Buffalo Hump by putting
25 men to work on the Jumbo. \Vork
Ib under way to complete the ten stamp
Fine free gold has been taken from
the Crackerjack.
Wise Boy owners expect their mill
to be running this fall.
Metnl  Report.
New York—Metal quotations:
Silver, 58%c.
Mexican dollars, 46c.
Lako copper, $16.50® 17.
Casting copper, $16.37^.
Electrolytic copper, $16.37^.
Lead, dull, $4.37^.
Spelter, $3.90@3.95.
Tin, $27.55@28.
Pig Iron, $9.50@10.
London—Bar Silver, quiet, 26 I5-16d;
copper, 2s lower under realising, closing at £66 17s 6d; lead, £11 17s 6d;
spelter, £J6 10s.
San Francisco—Bar silver, ooVjb;
Mexican dollars, 47@47i4c.
I.01.I   TiiiiiNnori  Fonnd.
Sun ' Fnuiclsoo, Aug. 8.—The disabled transport Ixuinnx has been towed to
port By thc steamer lii<|ii.f. which picked
her up nine miles west of 1'indru.s Hlancas.
All tha? time the I-cmuix wan.still drifting down the coast and met the laqun us
the latter vessel was on .leeway up from
San Diego lo Ktirckii. From lite time she
broke down until picked up by flip laquu,
the Lennox drifted and sailed under a jury
rig over 100 miles. Nothing was seen of
the transport tu# Slocum, which went out
after her.
Some men are willing to put up with
a peck of trouble to get a pint of beer.
V Complete Review of the KvenU of
the Punt Week-In Thl» and Foreign Lunds—Tukeu From the
Latest   UlBiniteli.s.
At Buenos Ayrca the chamber of deputies
lias approved the hill suspending martial
law. President Kocu will promulgate the
bill today.
Kdwurd H. Teneyck, the world's champion amateur sculler, announced that ho
liad retired from racing forever. He retires a champion who bus never been beaten iu a race.
According to a Widespread rumor in circles of organized labor a general strike of
all unions, whicli will he as fatal to business interests us hi- been the San Francisco
walkout, is imminent 111 Seattle.
Mark L. Wilson, theatrical manager,
aged about 40 years, committed suicide in
Philadelphia by Inhaling illuminating «js.
in one ol Wilson's puckets was a badge of
the Order of Elks, issued by lodge 174, of
Maria Pin, queen dowager of Portugal
and mother of the ]ueseiit King Cutlos,
liad a narrow escape from assassination
recently. Her majesty was taking n course
ot baths at Aix, but was so perturbed by
the attack upon her Uiat she left hastily
for Rome.
M. Demurs, a Frenchman working a
claim iu the Canadian Forty -Mile, lias paid
royally showing his cleanup to lie $1(1,000.
it" was taken from a claim on Miller. This
ts the only claim on .Miller which has paid
royalty. The Forty -Mile district is very-
quiet this season.
LUiiteuunt Croft nf the Nineteenth in-
taiitry, with a mounted detachment of
Cebu scouts, has had an encounter with 0O
insurgents. Seven of tlie rebels were killed
aud 13 taken prisoners. Of Lieutenant
Croft's force two were killed uiidltlnee
slightly wounded.
A boom across the mouth of a convenient
,lougi. at the Patterson logging camp, four
miles above Selkirk, gave way, liberating
100,000 feet of logs, winch are now sailing
toward thc mouth of the Yukon. The
amount lost was about equal to four big
rafts, and was valued at $14,000.
A pet cat overturned a kerosene limp
111 liie home of James McCoy, in Brooklyn.
in the tire that resulted James McCoy and
ids two children—William, aged 10, and
Edna, aged 14—were burned to death, and
Mrs. Mary McCoy, the mother, was probably fatally hurt by falling from a window to the ground.
Mrs. K. li. Price, ag.d 38, leaped from the
Proctor sti eet (.bridge, iu Tacoma, and tt.ia
dashed to death against the rocks in tlie
gulch B8 feet below, She was well known
ill social 1111 le- and had been ill (or several
months, ll is-believed despondency, resulting irom thc condUinu'of hei health, was
responsible for her act.
A livfly toinado anoiind Kilmer, 10 mile--
northesst of Topeka, did much damage recently. Sevens] buildings were um unfed.
ivindmills destroyed and one farmer's bug
gy was curried through the air _J00 yards
and landed upside down oil 11 wilt fence.
Orchards and crops sati'ered. People in the
path ot the storm lied to their cellars and
eaves and escaped i' jury. After the wind
two and one half inches of i.iin fell.
The decision of the umpires witli regard
10 the sham naval action off the Scilly
isles, near London, indicates that tiie encounter used up cruisers ut such a rate
that it was feared the maneuvers might
come to au untimely end for want of ships.
Of lhe IH cruisers knocked out nine li.ivu
been released to continue the proceeding*.
The bulletin issued from Naples regard
ing Signor Ciispi announces that he has
iiitleied a relupne and is weaker. His terrible struggle for breath can be heard eien
in the roadway of the street where his
residence stands. The members of his family and his two secretaries surround the
d-iiliilicd. It is said that the family have
refused priestly ollices. The last words
pronounced hy Signer Crispi before he berime so ieeble were, on hearing the t•-!.--
mms from King Victor Kmm.imicl and
Dowager Queen .Maigiiaiil.i: "Oh, good
king, good qiieili.''
The Baltimore & Ohio passenger train
from the east, which was due to arrive in
tlie Oralid Central station, Chieagn, at U
o'clock Wednesday night, was held up by
live masked men between Kdgcincrc and
(.rand Calumet Heights, In,I.. .11 miles out
from Chicago. One of the mail cars, which
contained no money, was dynamited and
wrecked. 'The uiiettipi at robbery wa-,
made after the Iwn mail cars had been detached from the train and run a quarter of
a mile ahead. 'The fiiiluie of the inhliers
to make u rich haul was due to the fact
Ihat the express ear, which contained the
train's treasure, »as in an unusual place.
It was the fourth cur in the train. After
wrecking the mail car and obtaining no
booty, the men dJwDDMrsd in llie-daik-
ness witho".t attempting to reotUy iheir
mistake. The only loot thill they eari.ied
a'way wFjjh Ihem as a result of their'adventure wds ths gold watch of the engineer.
Cadillac of Detroit has been officially
selected to ilefend the Canada's cup
against the Canadian challenger.
According to a Seattle newspaper, u
good de&l. of money.Is being Iqyqatqd
Iri Seattle real estato by. Ilutti liieii.
'At Seattlo Ralph L. Roan, deputy cot-
lector of United Btfltes Internal ruvr'-'
nue. Is short In his accounts nearly
Cresceus added'more Inurels to his
fame recently by trotting a- mile In
2;02>4, reducing by half a second his
week old record of 2:02%.
W. S. Cooper of Sherman county,
Oregon, recently sold a r.yieh noar the
town of Wasco for $16,500 .that he
bought last fn.ll for $11,000.
Alexander Stonewltch, an Austrian
miner from Rossland, fell from the
southbound passenger train, receiving
Injuries which will probably prove
Hugh Keller, minister of agriculture,
at Winnipeg, estimates tho wheat yield
in Manitoba and cho Northwest Territory this year at from 55,000,000 to
60,000,000 bushels.
At Denver Fred Jevne, an old time
ball player unu umpire, who has beeu
umpiring the Western league games recently, fell from a third story window
of the Victor hotel and was probably
fatally Injured. Jevne was on the Spokane team when John S. Barnes was
manager In 1891. Jevne was an outfielder and  a terrific hitter.
Word ha3 been received from Victo
rla, B, C„ of the defalcation of Quartermaster's Clerk John McCaull and hia
disappearance from the I'nited States
transport Egbert, on which he was assigned to duty.
The board of admission announces
that the attendance at the Buffalo exposition during the first three months
ending at midnight on July 31 were
2,774,908. With the exception of one
week the udmlssions h»ve shown a
steady Increase.
American and European residents assert that the demeanor of tho Pekin
populace Is constantly becoming more
unfriendly, and as the allied troops depart the Chinese resume their old habits of jostling and cursing foreigners
in tho streets.
At Marinette, Wis., Sunday United
States Senator B. R. Tillman of South
Carolina addressed a large audience on
tho race question from a southern
standpoint. One of the features of his
remarks was a plea in justification of
Ira Turner was shot and killed recently in a woodchoppers' cabin in
Deadmau's gulch, eight miles from
Missoula, by Henry Nudson, his father-
in-law. Nudson, who surrendered after
the shooting, says that after having returned from town to tho claims he
found Turner beating his wife.
The Roosevelt Rough Riders' association, which was holdln? Its reunion
ln Colorado Springs, elected the following officers: Captain Frederick
Muller of Santa Fe, N. M.. president;
Lieutenant Dave Leahy of Raton, N.
M., first vice president; King Henley
of Winslow, Ariz., quartermaster sergeant '   .
An attempt is being made In St.
Louis to form a building material
trades council to Include fill working-
men engaged In the manufacture of
structural materials. If the project is
carried out successfully, only union
made material can be used In t'he erection of the world's fair buildings, lt
Is stated.
The biggest ship In the world, the
Celtic, White Star line, has reached her
dock in New York on her maiden voyage. Her time from Liverpool was 8
days and 46 minutes. As she is berthed
her steerage deck i3 higher than the
entrance to the pier. After sho was
warped In the iron doors of the aft
cabins had to be opened to land passengers. Three hundred and forty-live
cabin and 2C8 steerage passengers enme
over or. tha vessel.
General Debility
Pay   a >nd out tbere ls that t»*)L ..
weakness that makes a burden of ltieit
I    Food does not strengthen.
j    Bleep does not refresh.
1   It Is hard to do, hard to bear wh.i
should be easy, -vitality Is on the ebb rZ
the whole system suffers.
1    Forthls condition take
Hood's Sarsaparilla
It vitalizes tbe blood, gives vluor ami t
to all tho organs and tunc ions  Ln,01!8
positively unequalled for all nftaSS "
debilitated conditions. aowu <*
The agricultural department has Issued a bulletla concerning .the wheat
growing conditions of ths Pacific coast,
In which tho question of wages, farm
methods, cost of living, etc., are discussed at length. The states included
aro California, Oregon, Washington
and Idaho. There is oh the average
4,343,801 acres of wheat harvested In
the Pacific coast region each year. An
average for the past 10 years shows
that this Section of the county ordinarily will yield about 15 bushels, per
acre and produce a total annual crop
of 65,017,582 bushels, valued on the
farm at $41,641,812.
California Is the state of largest
acreage and production of tho group,
tho average for the past 10 years being
2,705,621 teres, producing 33,308,218
bushels of wheat, with a total value ot
Oregon has shown a steadily increasing wheat acreage, Interrupted only
occasionally, from 92,105 acres ln 1869
to 1,173.769 acres In 1900, and the aver-
ago for the last 10 years was 830,753
In Washington the acreage averages
703,560 acres annually, ti<e average
yield lielng 20.8 bushels, Witt an aver-
agn sale of $8,203,739.
The average acreage of Idabi Is 103,-
868, with a yield of 2,366,095 bushels,
or 22.8 bushels per acre. The average
value for the yast 10 yenrs was $1,-
Ill.->..||-    Ull.-es   III   S.-lllll...
Seattle, Wash., Aug. ii.~At the cycle
meeting here the following were the winner*:
One mile, professional    Frank Cotter of
Olympic won, Eddie Allen of Spokane sec
Mid, Chris Dow  of Seattle    third:  time.
2:in 4-ft.
Half mile exhibition against   time   by
Peter Rlisl of Olympiu. motor paced; time,
5H seconds,
Mile, professional, against lime, by Virgil  Trail, motor pneeil;  time,  1:54  8-fl,
'in    llnrvcul    I'iiiiiiiIu'h    w hen I    Imp.
New Vurk, Aug, ii. The call of Die
high  c imiiii--i«in r t.f Canada  for    00.000
men from Clteei Britain to ttstet iu harvesting lhe immense .wheat emp of the
iiuiihiii.t provinoe will, it is behoved, he
fully Uliswcied.'says lhe Trilniiie's bunion
cornipntiilciil. A large number of men
hav.- already made inquiry nt the duniin-
In.i ollice, and there is reasun tu beliwa
Uml   fl|lly as much Interest  has  been ox-
ciicd iii the provlnoW.       "'    '■ - '" *
IOO Vi.r.l HrVnnl llrokei.
Coloring Springs, Col., Aug. fi. During ihe ni lii.-i ii- oontneti attendant i/non
tliu qiuirln-cenli nniiil celohrntlon here
Cuiilirns lie Kova, a Die Indian, broke
the world's miming reenrd for lot) vards,
making the distance in I) seconds Hat. The
professions] record was u ;t fi. ami ihe
aunt lour record 0 4-5.
Boon's' fius cure comUpatlon. u centT"
SIgnor Crispi, whose death is expect-
ed at any time, has been prominent in
Italian politics for 50 years. He was
born in Naples and ln 1849 was one of
the heads of the Insurrection In Pai,.r.
mo by which the Sicilians showed their
resistance to Ferdinand I. Ten years
later be was at tbe head ot another
revolution In his native Island and cooperated with Garibaldi In driving out
the Bourbons and annexing Naples and
Sicily to the kingdom of Italy.
nUWAHK   OV   OIVrMKNTS   Koil   <-A.
T.Uiltll  that CONTAIN!
na  mercury  will  surely  destroy  the  Nma of
smell   anil   completely  ilornnRe the whole fv.
tern when entering It through the muciiin «,•,
faces    Sueh attlcleg shoulU never be un,.,| ,,,.
fept   on   pi-eecrlptlone   from   reputnhi,.   phy«|
clans,  as tho liamnira thoy will do li ten'tiia
to lh- Rood you can poenlbly derive fr,,tn th',.ra
Hall'k  Catarrh  Cute,   manufactured  hy   K    i'
Cheney & Co., Toledo. Ohio, contains no 'ner'.
;ury,   and  Is taken  Internnlly,   act nj dlrecUy
u;mn   the   blood   and   mucoue  surfaces  of the
system.    In   buying   Hall's  Catarrh   Cure    Z
lure   anil   get   the   genuine.     It   la   taken  In
tcrnally,  and made In Toledo. Ohio   by F   /
Cheney & Co.    Testimonials fret
Sold by druggists,  price 75o per bottle
Hall's Family rule aro the beat.
"General Dewet," says r.n American
acquaintance of tho Doer soldier, "is
the finest horseman In South Africa.
He sits on his horse as gracefully as
a priiioe and sticks on HI..  .  cowboy;
Holtt'i School.
At Menlo Park, San MatijQfo.mlT, Cal., wltfc
I* Leaiminl, sarroiiniflnik, perfect cllrattk
earelul supSt vision, thorough instruction
•cnnf.lete laboratories, unl gyninaiium SHU*
maintains Its position In the front ranltn ol
Kiiools for boy» on the faclflo CoatL Ira a
Wt, fh. D„ Wlnclpal. ^   "* *
The king of Italy received 26,000 telegrams of congratulation In the first
day or second after the birth of his
daughter and, In honor ot the event,
20,000 requests for money.
Taste (MM, Do f.ood.
Don't sicken and ruin your stomach with tall
poison. Kill (.'nnrareta like randy, harmtni,
tamable m the mnmach, do the work. Uiiik
Bist.i.   Inc.  Mc.  500.
According to his own account, Red
Cloud, the^noted'chief of the Cayugas,
is now clvllijed "a whole lot."   Ho in
82 years old.
The Rait I'raacrlptlor for Malaria
;htll8ainl -'ever In a bottle of A rove's Tastcle*
Chill Tonic.   It in ulraply Iron and uululue In
fortn.   M>'i nr.-. Kn I'HT.   Price 600
_ Hull-lens I
It sometimes happens that a
woman's hair Is a bit ot fiction found-
^tl ou fact.
I do not believe PI so" a Cure for Consiimiitt is
Snn an equal for coughs nnd colde.—John P.
Boyer, Trinity Springe, Ind., February IS. 1KW.
It's easy for the man who suffers no
pain- to talk bt patience.
*&f, !**m\w*<
WE 1! **H BRK«*j
Will Keep You Dry
ftimaira Uim Wfl^
Tani NoSustivuti, rnceCMAiecue,
Showing Fuil Unt os Pa»«htj and hah,
* A.J.TOWER Co. Boston,   Mosf
"I hav* *•** **l»a (lll'iErri..«««
JBlid an« efeoilte laxative ther pt* tlmplr woe-
srful. llr rttugbiar and I ireri botberee with
• ni. ntomai-a _,nd oar breuih pits ytry bad. Atitt
Milage levigate or 1 ii-iaioia we Lave Improves
wsadirfnlly. Ther ara a great bci> In the family
wn.niiMi.ii_i N_.mii,.
UII KiUunhouM St., Olbeiaaalt,Okla.
CAupy  I
P    *A\mm£W' CATMAIITIdi        w*\
TZwlw__     THAtK SAA*.* trttuttrteto   ^^tr
Peaaaai.   Palatable.   Totent.   Tula OooS. n»
4eo.i. M.t. r Hick... Weakaa. or Qj-lne. Ide. 16c. **■
...    CUBE CX__(UiT.[RATION.   ...
•""'"» turn*,, OsXmtmt, rtl-.t., KkmI In »•»*.«*
*..—t      i.i«"j    n.,..|, .-ii'.fr, m,myr...i, __«w ....
A Private
For"boiirtiT|ig Shil day nuiiHi-
.: .•lK*MilAt,.n. rr  1N     ''""?
new hiilMlng, Tho iirliici|'»l
Iiiih hail  tivei j'-tliree yean
ex perianal, in kirtlsml.
l'i' -| Ujirc   |    iili-:Ll-i|.
J. W. Hi '}.!,, Ill. v.,
P. O. drawer lj PorllLiid. "'•
ife nt*" : "■ ' "     -r
F-xprcwi (niiiis In  Russia do nut run
over 22 mllci an hour.
r%<*%^%/%.'%.%'%%%-'*% 9/9
J    . ASSAYERS       _>
'A   .1 Spokane, Wash. t*
W' '"   '-."    teiit,  Mo;  ellver.   Mo; 4)
a*. OoliVand ellver, »1.00. 1 TO TRZAT EOEE3 AS BRIGANDS.
,„.. t InimlM lluin'e Slulc-meiii  |u |{,.;
„„,,!    in    Prwelll   Wnr   Support-
, j-liners in Sutler i..-iui.  Penalty
.-I ciili'iicy  u Thin* ol  lhe t'nut.
iv York, Aug. 5.—Commenting
„, n the latest announced policy 0f
the Hritish government ln dealing
with the lloers, the London correspondent of tho Tribune says:
lli,. statement made by Mr. Cham-
berlaln in the house of commons Recently with regard to the war in
South Africa was received with loud
,1,, era from his supporters. The
prompt action of tbe government In
telegraphing General Kitchener that
all Boers guilty of killing natives cm-
ployed hy the British forces were to
.,,,iii.i Uie death penalty is generally
approved, ulthoiigh sonic people nl
f0Ci ,,i believe It. will lead to further
hai Inn Hies by the Hoers toward anv
while prisoner that may fall into their
in any case, the policy of leniency
on ihe part of (ieneral Kitchener has
become a thing of the past, and
armed Boera will In future be treated
us brigand* There is much bitter
discussion lu and out of parliament
hut the most reasonable view is thut
tin guerrilla warfare has reached the
sum- nf demoralization where Boei
commanders can not be controlled by
either (Ieneral Botha or Mr. Kmgei,
It has been expected from the outset
by South Africans that the linul stage
of the campaig i • 'mid be characterized by acts oi ueaperatlon on the
Boer side. So intense is the desire
to have the campaign finished that
even tlie atrocities WO Id be welcomed
by many If they eiuld be convinced
that these were i.gns that the end of
a di [ilorube war w .:_  in sight.
Deatltntton at El Rc„„.
honw RCr°' °- tT- Au«' 6—Hundreds   of
'" r1*1'8 W% Um l° *™ '■ claim
.' , - "T . Klu»'.i-CU.,.,.„!,e countrv
«• »elUng their tents, hones and waK„n9
«a wcriflce in order   to   ram,   their
"',7' Many Other., who have camped
on tlie border, 0f the Iund for „„,„!.„_
;;M""U„g ,H,,t ,t would be opened by a
Wn, are destitute and st,tiering \* a[.
™W apj?*rent. llimdreds .„■„ drifting
"outh toward the new three projected
"«<iH nt Anadarko, llobart and Uwtoli,
hoping ili.ii iotaething may i,„-„ „p.
-Many nierchanU ami professional men
["WW '■Imiiis. while liuiidi-edH nl needy
'■"ve found themselves without either the
g°p«l for laud or nniiicy sufficient to
|iiiiclin.-ic iicccssilieH.
W 111 la in   St ell.ii Shot   Dr. W    W.   Wat-
IliliM' « I'll   I'l.illl   K.-millN       Otllc.ei- Cool
8 rliiuly  Wounded—Fugltlvu  It m liml
Iili Mother'H IIihihii -He Van Kill. <1.
Mull l'i, in-1, Stolen.
Portland, Ore., Aug. 3.- Ai  lhe Union
dt'|iiii thieve*   stole   fruni a trunk ill front
"I .1 mail car a registered mail punch
lenl fruni Omaha to Seattle. They escaped
with the pouch and at a late hour there
ih no trace of them. Die railway mail
clerk   chased   the   thieves,   hut   they   dis-
appeared lu the darkness. It is nol known
what, th,. mail punch cunuiiiiid. One
hour previously g letter pouch was stolen
Ironi a truck near an O. H. & \. traiti
which was about to leave for the east
The  loss   w
train readied
iy mu  discovered  until the
a  station   20  miles    from
Tho late Baron Faber, the pencil
manufacturer, once said of the article
that had made him rich: "Is has dono
more execution since lt came into use
than the sword, while who can enumerate the libels it has written?"
l.lunnlie Miiil.iiii Selit-m...
Si. Paul, Aug. 7.-—Robert Barlder,
manager of the Riisso-Clilna bunk of
Pekin, representative of the Russian
government and manager of tin Mnn
churlan railroad, who Is at present
in St. Haul, is said to be connected
with a tremendous scheme of railroad construction destined to unite
Alaska and Siberia and furiiisli mil
.u,i wuter connections between Circle
City and Vliidlvostock, the eastern
.-Iminus of the trans-Siberian rail
read, at a cost of J__iiii.Oiiii.iit.il. The
enterprise, It it; .stated, bus the back
lag nf the Hunk of Prance ami power
Iul money Intelests in the United
Slates. It is essentially a Kletlth
American undertaking for Which capital is already in sight, should ii prove
feasible, and in which It wiih talked
in railroad ufrcleg Jumes J. Hill i.s _,<'
become interested.
The length of the proposed ral|roud
from Circle City to Bering sea Will be
about 11000 miles aud on the coast of
Siberia to Vladivostok lSnO miles. If
the concessions ra s.xunil from the
United Stages I the yrotu ;l n afforded the pri'.i-i ;f ftie company
is adequate th. .. ry sur ray will
commi nee shortly. ,
M. Barbler, it is s. .ied. is In the
United States for the purpose of i>h;
t'titiijig it,im nn- ion as to the probable
attitude of the government toward!
the proposed line.
Daniel Wells, Jr., win . elebrated hia
Mrd'birthday   recently,   has lived GC
years in  Milwaukee, and  is now the
. only  ante helium   congressman   living
in that citv.
Ur an old ri'llalilc ilrm tu iiu lliiiii-nt er_t, l-'mbnilil-
i-ry nml all kinli i,r Fancy Wurk Tut in u. nonae.
Un niv wurk anil Km.il pay. ma uly orlManre li ur-.
Fur iiiiiiitn t -ii n» n i ntnni|i lo Parltnau .Weiil.*-
work to., v. lii'iirii-irii st.. i aieeso, HI.
A west side business man is so
scrupulously exact in all his transactions that every time he pays a visit
ho Insists upon taking a receipt for It.
Thli liiiinlurc la on every box of the genuine
Laxative Bromo-Quinine Tawete
tbe re nittly that <u; <■• ■ colli la onr Aay
The municipality of Herlin receives
1,5011.000 marks tor benevolent purposes under the will of J)r. (icorge Vier-
llng. the Berlin composer who died ln
Wiesbaden last month.
ir $M.'5tt..F« PEINSIOIN
It BliKFoRU. Washington. 0. C. ilie* will re
II (i-lv..^|ii_t-k ii't-lic. II. 'uii N. II Vt iln. SUA
.Mli l'or|ie.. I'roeeoutliiK claims aince 1878.
Durlrig a.storm of 15 minutes' duration hailstones an Inch In diameter fell
In Piedmont The roofs of many
buildings were smashed.
Stop, tht* Dough and
Work. Off tho Oold.
Axatlve lir.iiMi-ijiiiiijnc Tabletti euro a cold it
mo dn j.-.Ku cure. Nn PSr    Price 26 cents.
Hctweon 23.0rt0.000 An.l 24.000,000
ens of "Flinch .,pe«s'.' havo* been
packed in Indiana this year.      • ,..
When von take Crove's f anteleaa ('bill Totilc,
. because tht fon'mla Is plainly iirlntod on e fori
Ionic xhowlnr i hat it le limply Iron aui* Qui-
'■'lie In a tar:ehee tnrm. No Cure. No l'a.   Wc.
Occi    ,"is do not ii.ake a man; they
only show what there ls In hln.
fernnm-titlr Our»<l.   No'llta ee DiTToimniw
,    artur lln.nli.T'i.uwo_"llr. Klinf' <lrt»t Nt-rva
l.«lo|-»r. 8Miiili.rFRKKt'i.OOlriaM'» "r"";1 »•*»»■
... In. K. II RLiae.Uii ,v3lireliHI.,Pblt__d-apliia.Pa
The man who lio:i^t.a of being able to
•pell every word correctly may not by
inuch good at-anything e|se. v"
 .—'j. i+^-   ;y
Mothers .will liml Mrs. WInsli>w's Sooth-
,,|f Hump the bent ri-inedy tn use Ior their
diildrin during lhe teething period.
Ambition ls the yeast which enables
a well bred roan to rise.
Poisoned by Absorption
Through the ;torcs of the skin i.lnny poisons are
absorbed into the blood, deranging the circulation
and affecting tbe constitution us quickly and
seriously as those generated within the system, lust
,**     under the skin arc innumerable bnir-likc blood
BARRER'^S  ITCH,   ^'^ls7'and'connectinK these'with the skin
are million? uf small tulies or glands, through
which the poison is conveyed to the blood system. 'During the spring and summer, while
 ___._,.._-.,  Uie skin is most active and the pores well
open, we are much more liable to be affected by Poison Oak and lyy and other
dangerous plants. Workers in brass, copper, lead and zinc have_their health impaired and »he blood supply poisoned through the absorption of fine particles ot
these metah. and thc ncids used in polishing and cleaning them. Inhaling Uie
fumes of lead pivt warn tern that pallid, waxy appearance of the skin. Barber SltCU
is another disease Unit reaches the blood through the skin, ahd is a most obstinate
one *hen it becomes firmly fixed in the system. After tl.e poison has reached the
blood and been disseminated throughout tbe system it is too late to resort to local
applications. In winy cases the blood is affected simultaneously with the appear
anceof tbe rash or eruption on thc skin, and all efforts should bc directed to the
purification and building' up of the blood. Ugly eruptions and sores will conUnuo
to break out in spite of salves, washes, soaps or other external treatment.
S. S. 8. ia Especially recommended for poisons of tin? character. K£5
Pletely does it destroy the effects of the Oak and Ivv that there is no possibility of
iu,reappc_m,nce, and it ia equally aa efficacious in brass or lead poisoning or lar-
&'* ltlb ; building up and tmrifyinp the blood and driving ^^J^r^
impuritiea of every kind, and removrng every blemish, sore or eruption from the
skin.--Th^s til no substitute for S. a S.; it is tbe only purely vegetable blood
purifiertfnown, and tbe safest and best in all constitutional or blood diseases.
0«r Medlbal ConsulU.on Department.-If you desire nny special information
or ndvic "Xut your■ cirte. write our physicians, explaining yotucondit.o^and
thev will i V. fully conskler what you nave to eny
-*hA you A,< i receive a prompt replV. Our physicians hfivein jdoastmly of blood and skin diseases;
and vou can liuVtt the benefit of their exiierience
and Jirill without any cost to you whatever. Don't
hesitate to Write fully about yourself, na nothing
you say goes beyond our office.   We have a very   _-—
u aesire butshcvuu uiiuiiuiiuui.
explaining your condition, and
on Bioo.i anu »mn lflsl™\"'   „:.„;,.  inti   ha
Xt Y "    urre to cure Ostarrh,
JBi-ein . '.!» and Coiisumptlou
Onr uincdy 1»guaranteed, |1
P.O. Box 078.
W. H. SMITH I CO., Buffalo. H. Y.
*. N. V,
no. aa, tool.
Moscow, Idaho, Aug. 5.—About 8:30
Sunday morning William Steften,
while apparently insane, shot and Instantly killed Dr. W. W. Watklns, a
moment, later shot Georgy V. Crelgh-
lon In tho right arm, and just a few
minutes afterwards shot and seriously
wounded Deputy Sheriff W. B. CoqI,
who was endeavoring to urrest him.
He then started to ride io hiis mother's place, a mile east of the city, when
he was halted by Sheriff Collins. Stiffen shot at the officer four times, and
finally escaped on foot, the sheriff
shooting Steffen's horse. Steffen ran
I to his mother's house in which he took
refuge, and for two hours held a
crowd of more than 50 men armed with
rifles at bay. Finally the crowd made
a rush on tho house, and on entering
found Steffen's dead body lying ou the
floor In an upstairs room. He had been
shot In the left leg below the knee,
the bones of the leg being broken. The
wound had been inflicted while Steffen was down stairs, and he had then
crawled to the flight above, where he
had been shot through tho left breast,'
inflicting an almost instantly fatal
wound. . |
Prom   all that can be learned, the '
shooting was entirely unprovoked. The '
shooting of Dr. Watklns was witnessed
by a  number of ladies.' Mrs.  W.  A.
Simpson, who saw the shooting, states i
that aliout 8:30 she noticed Dr. Wat-'
kins driving down First street towards
the business part of town.   He had just
crossed Jefferson street when Sfeffen
rode rapidly up that tftreat and called
out, "Hello. Doctor!" In a loud voice'
Dr. Watkins pulled up h!s horse and j
began to speak t.o Steffen, when the
latter presented a short revolver and
shot, the muzzle of the gun being almost against the doctor's body.    The
doctor gave a piercing scream and Steffen shot again, th<< doctor's body lurching forward, nnd the bufcgy horse starting at a gallop down the street.   The
shots antl  tho   .doetor's scream  were
heard by a number of people and the
horse was   seen    running down First
street, and wqs -Stopped near the cor
her of that street aud Main.    It was
found  that the'doctor was deai). the
first shot ha'vlng p'enetY'nted the body
back of the left nipple afrd pierced the
hn;irt.    The,second  shot entered  the
right temple nnd .lodged tn'the brain.
As Watkin.s' borse ran down the
street S'iiffi'n wheeled his hor.se, rodo
back lo Secon'd street, and th^n rode
east on that street. A block' further
cist StolTpn passed' foeorge V. Crelgh-
ton.and shot at him one", the bullet
striking the right hrm above the elbow
and passing directly through the arm.
Stcffeu then raced his horse ont along
Spcond street ter. another block and
then turned 'Into Third and continued
cast on that street to the city limits,
•threatening the 'i'mises along the street
with his revolver.'
ru* this time Deputy Sheriff Cool had
beep notified, and started up Third
street in pursuit. Just after passing-
,the High, school . building:,' Cool and
Steffen met, and the latter shot the
officer twice, the flrst bullet striking
the left shoulder, and, it is" thought
lodged under the shoulder-Wade.- As
Cool was falling Steffen ' shot again,
tho bullet striking the right hip.
.lust beyond the courthouse square
Steffen was accosted by Sheriff Joseph
Collins, and a running fight ensued.
Steffen shooting at the •officer four
times, missing him, while Collins took
several shots at Steffen, with equal lack
of success. The sheriff's last shot
struck Steffen's horse in the hind leg,
breaking the bones. Steffen then deserted Ms horse, and ran to Ills mother's house, which was within a quarter
ol a mile.
The house In which Steffen had taken refuge, was quickly surrounded
while Sheriff-Collins sent ln for rifles
and more men. Within an hour there
wero at least fifty men nlmtit the place,
all armed with rifles, and an attempt
was made to advance In i body. Steffen then begun shooting, the bullets
paaslng within cloM proximity to the
heads of many of the sherlTs posse.
Although the posse was driven back
to a distance of fonr or five hundred
yards, for it time Steffen continued h'.s
fusillade, which was replied to by many
of the poise and it Is thought that at
least 200 shots were fired  it the house.
After a time, no further firing being I
nliserved from the house, a part, of the
posse  were    formed   Into a charging
party, and the house was rushed. Steffen's  dead  body  being  found   In   the
upper story, lying near a window, one!
pane of wlnlch had been pierced by a
rifle bullet, while several bullot holes
wero to be observed through tho wall
Of thc room close to Where tho mad |
hnd evidently been stnndlng when shot, j
At the coroner's Inquest hehl on the
body of Steffen, evidence was found on :
the hotly of the murderer that leads to ,
the belief that Steffen had Intended to
kill not only Watklna but also a number of others.   Written In Ink on tho {
envelope In his pocket were the names
of W. W. Watklns, George  Lungdon, j
August Held, B. R. Jolly, all citizens
of  Moscow.    I^ingdon and  Held, who
nre In town, stato that they know of
no  reason  why Steffen should  desire
to kill them.   Jolly Is not In town. On
another envelope Steffen had  written
with pencil:    "If the Inevitable comos
I \vaqt to rest. In Pullmnn."
On st.111 another envolopo he had
written In largo letters: "I didn't get
thn right ones after all." I
Steffen's mother says that ho son had
What Is
A dull, throbbing pain, uccompani^u
«»V a sense of tenderness and heat low
nvrn in tho side, with an oec^F:,©n___I
shooting pain, indicates inflamm-iibri.
On examination it will be found tha'
the region of pain shows some ijyvell-*
Ing.   This is thVflrst stage of "oritis.
Inflammation of the ovary.   It tbe roof
of your house teatts, nfy Sister, you haW*
lt fixed at oDce; why Uot p4y thetsame'
respect to yo^r own body ?    ,     *
Ydu- neled not,' you ought not to lej_
yourself go, when one of your own sex
Mm. Anita Abtoh.
Holds oat the helping' hand to you, and
will advise you without money and
without price. Mrs. Pinkham's laboratory Is at Lynn, Mass. Write a letter
there telling all your symptoms and
get tbe benefit of the greatest experir
enee in treat!xit* female ills.
"I was suffering to such an extent
from ovarian triuble that my physician thought an operation would bo
"Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound having been recommended t<j
me. I decided to try it. After using
several bottles 1 found that I w;--»
cured. My entire system was toned
up, and I suffered no more with my
ovaries."-'-Mas. A_sna AsTOH.Troy. l£o
WW7Stirf»arj^Ji_j^»t Rumpus /(bout Rss_f*
' Schky.       *]
Edgar Staiitijli 'Miicluy, the third
volume of whosff "History of the
American Navy" characterizes Kear
Admiral Schley as a Micawber admiral and a coward in connection with
the buttle of Santiago, is a son of
llcv Hubert -Miicluy, who was the
pioneer Methodist missionary in th6
far Kust. He was born in Koochow,
China, !!8 years ago, and was graduated from Syracuse university in
1885. For the next 10 yeurs he was
connected with tlie reportorial and
editorial stall's of the New York Times
and Sun. In 1806 he was appointed
lighthouse keeper ut Old Field Point,
Setauket, N. Y., and during the past
five years lie devoted much ol his time
to historical work. He is now connected with the Brooklyn navy yard,
a'position to which he was appointed
recently by .Secretary Long.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. AU
SmegiBts refund the money if it falls to cure.
E. W. Grove's .lignatnrels ob ea£h box.  2te.
told her some time ago, "I have no use
for Dr. Watkins," but says she never I
heard  him   explain  the  cause  of his'
dlslikfe nor say anything of others.
It has been discovered that the
Rothschilds are the holders of the missing ticket for the prize of 100,000
francs in M. Coquelin's lottery ln behalf of the Dramatic Artists' association at Paris. They have given the
money to the society..
When puppyism arrives at maturity
it becomes dogmatism.
i iiiiiiiiinii ii. ni Independence.
, 'Ua I entail's Point, Aug. 5.—ln a
beautifully contested race over a triangular course of ;i0 miles, and in a breeze
that made carrying all of the racing canvas out of the question, the Cnlinubi i
again ■defeated the Independence about
tline quarters of a mile, as timed from
shore; The Independence, however, sailed
the last leg -ii fast that bad lhe yachts
two mill's further to go the Uiwson yacht
would have won. The last live miles ol
the race was one uf the. most exciting
blushes ever seen off Newport.
V i-i-mi U  for lb inn.
Tientsin, Aug. 6.—The governor of
sii.insiiu, Vtiaii Shi-Kui, is constructing
arsenals in that province for the manufacture of arms and smokeless powder.
He is engaging experts who were formerly
employed iu the arsen.Tts here. The Chinese ore also manufacturing arms :and
ammunition at Padting.
.Trade is improving, but the atii'iide of
the Chinese is-__ul]en antl defiant.
SlMlkniK'    Intel Mule    I'll IT.
The Spokane Interstate fair, which
o(H'iis September 10th and runs for 12
dnys. will this year include all the de-
partmenta usually found In an eastern
slate fair. There will he departments for
live stock, products of the soil, art and
needlework, horse racing and musical and
other attractions.
Every time an llltenipered man
smiles he looks as though he felt
ashamed of It.
Little Liver Pills.
Must Bear Signature of
Seo F«c-Stmlle Wrapper Below.
Tory wall amd aa *»*y
to take o» sugar.
-,^   ,    oasucn tmtepwttatwmtm
9 oo Drops
AYcfidable Preparation for Assimilating the Food andRegula-
ling thc Stomachs anl Dowels of
Ink-vim is/(.HiLDKhN
Promotes Digestion .Cheerfulness and Resl.Conlains neither
Opium.Morphine nor Mineral.
"Sot li arc otic .
jAvpt oscMik-Kmnmcmti
/limU-iu Seswi-
Mx.Smst* *
tUt.IL, Up -
Searl e
RtCvrbnrutlr.Uies *
Aperfecl Remedy forConslipa
lion, Sour Stomach,Diarrhoea
Worms .Convulsions .Fcverish-
ncss nnd Loss OF SLEEP.
Fnr Simile Signature tif
For Infants and Children.
I The Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the
At tl   IHOIllhs   (illl
\\ l)osi s- ]Ui r
Thirty Years
. —11*   #   i i
J     Conveniently Situated near
Railway Station and Wharf.
Tablet supplied *itu nil tha delicacins
tit the season.
;|-T*8 Ittfttftm***
I. H. Williams.
irVrott  A.wli Customs   Broker,
'Real   £ state   and   (iknkkal
Satwudat, Acocsr 10; 1901.
rUSUKHBS -KW.BV:   SA'l'UnPAV    at
MATHKION -MCOA.,   SMIIor* * Prop*.
Advertising rate* will be made known
upon application at this ofSee.
B*eer   St.,   -   -   NELSON, H 0
August 6.25. Sept.3.17.
Oct. I. 15.
Excursion Tickets
!      ToMfalo.
i     1
(Via Bt; Paul or Chiqago.)
—Kootenay   Lakihno to   Toeonto —
one  changs to   buffalo.
?or rates, tickets, and full information
call on or address
Agent, Silveron, B. C, or
3. 8. CARTER, E. J. COYLE,    ,
D. P.,A.. A.ti.f.A.,
Neleon. Vancouver.
Out on her neighbor's shady porch
The village gossip sit*,
Talking about her siMer-in-Iaw,
And giving her cousin fits
And   there'H  not   not a wjman in town
who f dis
To catoli it ere she quits.
Once she was young end rosy-cheeked
And tihn and sweet and shy,
And |K>opie dfiln't shun lier then,
Or ever wonder whv
Slip alwiufi saw the wicKed. while
The good escaped her eye.
But that was long ago, b-foro
Th* wrinkles lined her brow;
Men flocked around her then, hut she
B_.» no admirers now,   ■
Ami having leelines, ahe mnst find
A vent for them somehow.
The children coming home from school
She hurries out to meet.
And questions them, and, being full,
Goes iu«liing down the street
With many s morsel nn her tongue,
Th.it she i'iifii.iili-r« sweet.
She goes on Sunday to the church
To spy on others there,
And seldom fails to   get  mum
Thn trark Of some atf.iir
That she can magnify somewhat
And then   proceed to air.
Yet women sit and listen tn
The thiiiL'S she say* and know
Just  what she ia, Imi, whispering, pass
Her slanders to and fro.
And ever as tliey go the rounds,
They grow and mow and grow.
—Sam Riser.
Beliool again on Monday.
Wm. Barclay went into tbe C. P. R.
service this week.
James Bowes* relumed frow a busines;.
trip to Nelson on Wednesday.
Rob Peal was down from Alamo the
first of tbe week enjo.vin.__ city lite.
Miss Duncsn will have charge of the
school-at 50 Mile. Cariboo, this session.
Mrs. Barclay ami family have moved
into the Rathborn ttfetaee on Hume Avo
Miss Wiley and Mr. Jos. Wiley of Sun-
don were guests of Mrs. Yatea tbis week
Harry Wilson, manager of tlie Nelson
branch of thn Wm. Hunter Io, spent
Sonday in town.
E, Criddle, of Nelson, who is looking
after the interests of tie Wakeflelii
Mines, spent Sunday in town.
The Sandon Paystreak is advertised for
sale ln an Eastern trude journal. It
Mould pay somo of the city officials to bid
it in.
R G Diiglehasa gn>d l:ne of fresh
groceries, in addition to bis slock ol fruit,
vegetables and coiifecn'onery. Al. the
latest mapixines ami periodical*.
Miss Mnry 'f. Shannon is expected to
ariive in Silverton to-ditv, prepared tn
take charge of thi) pub io school for the
"tinning term. Mies Shannon is an tX*
prrienced teacher, having been furaierly
engaged in Cariboo.
Anything from flsh liooks to diamonds
could ho won with the dice Irom a coup e
of strangers here on Tuesdiy, several of
our sports going against the game. The
fish book part of the offer was irony down
to a tine point. [If auy of onr readi-rh
miss ihe point we can refer them to the
hooks I
Trade  Is Ctinfederating The Empire.
Mail Is Canada's lest Cottar.
Britain Canwt Buy if She Hois M Sell.
Use   TEA    Grown     In   a   British    Colony   By    British
■ >
■ 't.
-*. *
Green.      Samples on application.
Ceylon   Teas are sold   in sealed leeA
sikeia      onlv       never    in     boftf
thick.     Mixed   or    Uncolored
Address "8ALADA," Toronto.
All     SSl^eSt,
F»_rloes»    and
• ••••
. .*£*'
If yon want to advertise out a
Co-owner in your nioerel claim,
etndflOto this oflfco,  giving
name of claim, date of record lo
i       cation, and period for which the
delinquent co-owner hae failed to
do bis assessment work, and we
will do the rest, including sending you tbe affidavit for recording
We will write the notice and do
.  the work correctly.   Address:
Silverton, B. C.
The knoakor is again   abroad  and
more than one expert  has run over
Lowery'a  Claim   aud   condemned it,
many indeed declaring it to be ooly a
gash rein filled with rotten Ledge nlat-
«,.,_.     o ..s. When he t6ok lu* car in the conductor
ter.ndd.rc_   Some reportthe vein to weuld hiv, ie.Ull,d u ,t ,,„, BOi h--
. "Is this Hazel street?" asked a young
won.au in one of the hack seat* of so
Kant Tenth tttreet car, sho was earning
s diminutive poodle doit under her arm,
says the Indianapolis' News.
"Nn, madam," mid the eoadoctor, I
will tell you when we bums to it."
Later on she tepeate'il the question, snd
the conductor uuswered with some show
of'impatience. Finally, when Hazel
Street \vas reached^ herrniig an.l the car
came fo a) stop. "ll,{» ia HsaiI street,"
said the conductor: ••'
"O, ISoii't want to gi'loffat this street,
I only wanted to know-where il wus."
Then as thc ctr started again', she
looked down at the pup and said in tones
of extreme affect ion: "Thete. duarie,
theses where yonr muddy lives
m. mcguegor,
provincial lani»   icrvetori
a5to mining engineer.
slocan citv,  b. c.
SILVERTON,      -      -      -       B. 0.
' To M. K. B aosom. or whom it ,msj
concern. Von are hereby notified tliat 1
lisve expended Oqe Hundred ami Two
-Dollars and Fifty Cents,in labor and improvements upon Ilie Golden Charioti
Mineral Claim situated near Silyrion in
the Blocan Mining Division ar.d recorded
fn lhe office of the Mitiiug Recorder foi
the said division, heiiig tiie »mount required fo hold said claim under ih« pro-
Visions nf the Mim ml Ant for tlm year
ending May 10*. b 1901,
And If within ninety days from the
date of this notice yon fsil or refuse to
eoDtrihtile your propoition of eiieh expenditure fowefhi r with all cost of silver-
fjsing, your interest in said claim will
bcci me the proin-r'y of the undersigned
under Section A of An Act to Amend the
Mineral Act 1900.
W  II  Brandon.
Acting as agent for D. F. Burk.
Dated Ihis Sib day of June' 1901.
be faulty, what little good ore there
may lie being froz*n to irregular wall*
and not worth whilo sorting. Other
experts claim that all tbe good ore was
takon out on the first shift aud tbat tbe
Claim is now worthiest, showing nothing in tbe second level bnt slosh, slam
and matkings, While tbe upper workings are robbed of everything worth
taking out. We hope that the future
will prove these reports to ho ptema-
ture, tbat the workings of the Claim
will soon ho oat of the surface muck
and strike a clean shute for its shareholders. It must be confnued thst the
surface cropping., gave better values
than the latest output of the Claim,
but we believe the manager will see
his mistake, put on sn extra slutt and
find the ore bodies that lie below tbe
permanent water level.
foi tlie entreaties of the molortiiin.
-   «   - GERMAN' -   -
The Mining
News of The
Slocan can be had
at First Hand
and when it is
News by Reading
A decidedly batter feeling  prevails
All mineral rfeiKwita were formed Ly
stresms, Coning on the surface uf Ihe
earth at the time the deposits were mude.
The minerals were in solution and by
crystallization and precipitation formed
deposits of quarts, etc., on tbe bed of the
The nse of a vein and its ore bodies is
governed by the size of the stream tliat
made the rein.
Unlike placer deposits, where the Itest
values are on bedrock, the ilchestor*
will be found on what was the fop or
hanging wall side of the stream.
The best ore will be found where Ilie
streem flowed quietly.   Rich ore was not
For Pub' at All IVii-rni-ta.
last deposit—pncHrally blanket in
eharncter. Following tha first disturb- j
anee of the earth's surfac«—n>*tamorphic
or other it ine—the country lutworo the
elevations was leveled down, the lower
pi ices being filled with tbe detritu* of
pi.nos above, In lime the streims
formed new beds snd new deposits of ore
wero made thereon. In some sections
a i.um'er of local distnrhanras occured
and a number of veins accordingly found
at different angles.
In the process nf cooling the exterior
cm-* of the eurth was crumpled hy
Literal pressure, some portions of the
f rim d wheie the current was rapid, anil i suifecc heinit e!i v<ted and nih-r p rtions
J! -o found, will csrry with it proof of hs! being depressed, In o'her In-tano-s the
having been broken Irom the main hn.ly ! cru«t nf the earth was disturbed by vol.
and  transported   to   Us present lodjring | canie  action.   Tho   position   in   which
a ininerai-beaiinit; vein is found i« de
pendent   npon  lhe   ni inner in which a
OO TO      »
Jeffrey >m      fJT
Cash •*■M-
In   Tli©'   jL
Union arms,
In tho early history of Ihe world the
atpn-sem .„ tS.iscampinbosines. wA\"^i*\\V™m ff "«»•"> irregular'rr..s   .,>   , n,,    B,„f,,,,  ,,„,  I,,,.,,
.   . .  f. .   . ... «M it   ie   today.    Nevertheless,  as the
mining   circles  and  the   pessimist is  .,„(,rH cooled.he,ewer^fl,,wina streams
orowded into the background.
Acccmpsuing the as<>urancs that the
Red Mountain road will actually be
commenced before the month is out
and the sonseqaent reawakening of interest in Red Mountain properties,
comes the certainty of th immediate
resumption of work OU the Vancouver
and Fisher Maidon mines on Four
Mile creek. The report that local capitalists are willing tb put their money
op to purchase thu Comstock sboas
tbat the gloom so prevalent a few
weeks ago haa been replaced by renewed confidence in thn mines behind
this town. The awakening of tbe Silverton Water k Light Compauy is another indication of tbis,
Although no appreciable adranci ia
felt iu business cinder, there is a botiy-
aot feeling in tba air und there seems
justification for it,
Sent to tBf address in America (or
Om f°ar for Twc Hollars,
If Wvaiee.
O^MSfc8     TAKEN    FOR   ALL
Judging from the style of the posters
sent out  by  Uie Crsn brook people for
tbeir First Annual Mining. Agricultural
andTudustiial Exhibition they pronnae
holding on Sept. 2S 6-7th, the aflulr will
be a great one.   The  people of Cranbrook   must  bo  an enterprising lot and
Idoubtless many from   West   Kooten.y
I will go over lo'si-e what they cnn do in
_ Ibd way of a big three duy show.
These streams (nrnied deposits -if sold
silver, copper, had, etc.. wilh iheir
n--u.il accompaniments The flrst deposits were sulphide in charscti-r
Where these deposits were at such
places in the stream lied as lobe continually nnder water I ey continue to
remain pyiiiic. Where however, the
vein matter was alternately beneath the
strcutn and exposed to the air, the ores
The original surface cf (he earth
when mineral whs first deposited, wss
granite and, as a natural consequence,
the flrst veins were formed in this rock.
Vein-forming Mreams, hsving their
sources In the vranite ridites, can he
traced to where I bey have, in reaching
lower levels, flowed over gneiss, slsie,
quarlzite and limestone, so the same
vein may bo found in what are usually
dsssed ss different geological Ages and
Some veins were formed before the
elevation ofthe present mountain ranges,
and in some instimcea (he mineral-bearing streams continued to flow after the
mountains were partially elevated.   In
some important mineral-bearing sect ions,
where tie pree us metal deposits sre
In veins ln the foothills, the payshoot
will be observed to take a general direction corresponding to the cnn ho of the
range itself, ami there will he-paritlM
veins. The nearest the raujfe will often
he perpend,oul ir, another at nn unpin
leM steep, aud often liuiisa  win—tne
elevated. The elevation oi i givnn sec
tion might have been pro lured in sueh it
way as to tilt Iho or- .lew.if lo I'm side
or set It on end. Ah a mailer off et,
however, lhe ore deposiia set on end aie
the exceptions; most of them being
found on their sides.
The discoveries l-adlng to the conclusion'* above outlined form a theory
the beauty of which lies li its practicability—ils usefulness in every day
work in Ihe mines. On* has a theory of
vein f irmation on which he c in depend,
which fits liis mine sud which does not
constantly require some new theory lo
explain slight changes in a vein or the ;
formation in which it is found. One
truth always harmonizes with every
olher troth, and, unlike the theory nf
metasoinatic action, the sbearage zone
theory, this, theory explains the mopt
peculiar and complex sKim Ion. One
familiar with it soon learns to depend
upon it. and to gain confidence in his
shility to go from one shoot of pay ore in
his mine lo another of like charse'er.
It stands a man in hand fo be cautions
about criticising theories that have been
handed down through the centuries, hnt
after having attempted to apply ibem in
a practical way, only to meet with
failure, what is he to dn? It n,,.,,,, tu
mo that the wise man will stop,,,,)
investigate and sea If lhe theory ia not al
fault Tho writer ls not sl-me fn having
unandoi ed tho Idea of veins luving been
loriiind in fissure*.
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With CanidJan Supplaneflt
303 Broadway,
Meet York, U. •• A.
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