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 THE SILVERTONIAN.
SLOAN'S BEST
KNOWN WEEKLY
fcUME WUB-
THE SILVERTONI.
LOCAL MINING NllWS,
si'Bsoaiprio.'S, f2.o
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SILVERTON, BRITISH  COLUMBIA  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, H
JOO.
NUMHER 26
EHVTHINGj
MINER
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IN THE   WAY   OF
1THING OR PROVISIONS,   HE WANTS   TO
BE   STRICTLY      FIRST-CLASS.        WHEN
•*»*■,
He comes tc us to get it
TI1AT T11E , ilJAUTY AND THE TRICE ARE BOTH RIGHT.
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THE SILVERTON
DISTRICT.
BRIGHT
l-ROXPMTS   FOR   TiiE
€03IL\G YEAR.
Ivlne« O* Drygoods
I'rovislons.
niicl
JEFFREYS:
STORE   IN   UNION  HALL
SILVERTON. B. 0.
BURNS & «*>
to Tbe Situation  Is   Kizcd   lip.
IVHOIiESAl
WI) RETAIL DEALERS IN ALL
KINDS OF FRESH AND SALT MEATS
fl UL HTORES \T
Rilverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir, Kaslo, Sandon,
Now Denver, Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar
Midway and Greenwood.
[AI, ,:;!:;; PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO.
HEAD  OFFICE NELSON, B. 0.
h
5 VICTORIA*
t       ^HOTEL,
S 1 L V E R T O N     BO.
TH I   I VST FURNlSlllCO HOTEL IN THE SLOCAN.
1 ATTENTION TO THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC.
TABLE   UNiHntPA88ED IN THE   NORTHWEST.
RN1SUED WI .11 THE REST PRJOUllABLE BRANDS.
J
IlOtVllS    ProprieUr.
'EliC il ANT    TAILOR,—
lRRIRS A   FULL   l.:NE   OF   CLOTH3,   ALL SHADES. ALL
A,   ALL   WKK.UTS.
WILL   FIN'D   THESE GOODS TIIE FINEST TO BE HAD
SLO    .•.'
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The
histle *4> Hotel.
WAV VWVW'.'V/iWV
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I- NOW RK-Ori'.Nl'.D UNDER THE PERSONAL
CHARGB OF  	
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ia\**t»oUkss        aocommodatlon
for  Tlx«3     :_E»uLlblio.
8.LVERT0S,      .       .       .       .       .       DO.
Must Call Your Attention
For this is my offer to you-
H* NEW    RAYMOND
CABINET SEWING MACHINE - $iOOO
- <&\.oo
nn  „-„ DROP-HEAD      "
M»- Will I I.KR & WILSON CAIUNET 8EW1NU MACHINE
(III.
BE
fill
'DOMESTIC
I VNDAHD"
WHITE"
DHOF-HEAD
SKVKN-IIR.VWER
- 150 00
- 140 00
- |40.00
- »40 00
- *40 0-,)
THESE MACHINES ARE GUARANTEED
TO   BE   IN   FIRST-CLASS   CONDITION.
F. O. B.   NKLSON,
<sc Priws Stand «««Cl'nlil Jannnry JOlli, 1901.
nn; ji; \vi;i,fk,
B.
Jncob Dover,
JL80N,
C.
<2l*OJSIS«> OXJT
"AVE DECIDED 10 CLOSE OUT MY BUSINESS IN 8ILVER-
AND MUST DISPOSE   OF MY ENTIRE STOCK   AT ONCE.
•^Oooclsi   Selling at Cost^
POR THE NEXT FEW' DAYS.
<;"ll and wkfor Prices
P»Mm indebted to
They will satisfy yon.
'"e *'» obligo hy settling thoir aeoounU at once.
H H Ito^ silveiton, B. C
At Uiis time, tlm beginning ol a new
year, it is customary (or newspaper
writers to hark back upon the events of
the past, lo review what hss heen done-
tt contrast the doings of the present, with
what was done and being done a year
Biro, and to lift the curtain of the future
and peer into the dark to noma aa br ns
even a paragraph writer date th).
At Ihe present lime, standing on (ho
threshold of a new century, the durknosa
seenis behind mid the outlook bright.
The mining districts of the Kootontyi
with few exceptions, have lii'Mi under n
cloud during the l.ist two years. The
retrospect Iroin a local print of view
shows a dreary period of inactivity sronnd
I the mines and a consc<picit period of,
business stagnation in the town. Borne
I flashes of prosperity tempted some to believe that the slough of despond hud been
passed, hut theae were sin-reeded by even more dismal times. 1 he pessimists
were in tlie majority and the optimists
were out-talked.
The pust year has teen the Alpha, the
Fisher Msidcn.the Salens Mines, the
Essex and the Cmnslock, all properties
o! known merit, lyinghlle and enworkod.
! The Noonday, where twenty ore-sorters
wero onco kept busy, became involved in
litigation and shut down. A mill and
tramway, built st a great cost for the
Wakefield iniiu-s and which was supposed to make a turniuu point in the
mining history of Si'vert on, r.in for :i lev
weeks snd was i-hut doSvu, tho miners
cam-.' down the hill and a watchman was
left in charge. These a:o some of the
things which happened after the nine
mdnttr* strike wus over, a strike ii-.lc.i
shut down every mine but one in the
Silvt-rt'io camp. Tl.e dark side of last
year's tslly sheet was black iideod.
However, those properties muter better management kept st work, and some
new ones wero opened op. The Hewitt
wat bonded and wot ked, proving itself pu
rich that the bond wen taken np bt fore
'. maturity; new buildings for a largo force
i of men bave bi»en put up st this mine
and before the winter is over the ore001
put will be large. The Vancouver kepi
S'eadily at work on the rluh ore-shute
and began during thc summer soma deep
workings that will give lids paying prop
erty a long leiM of 1 i:V- Tho Emily
Edith lias s|"iit the yenr in blocking out
and proving their Immense ore bodies,
nml is now ready for lhe mill wblcb ttu-
ore on the dumps and in light In the
mine will justify. New buildings, con-
ceeded to be the most comfbrtabla mine
buildings in the Slooan. have also heen
hirilt, providing accommodation for cue
hundred men.
Several new and strong companies
have lately come into tho district. The
Silver! in Boy, near the Emily Edith, has
been secured by ■ company represented
by T UProctor of Nelson, n most sueeei-
ful mining man; the Miner-Oraves Syndicate, whose great successes in mining
and Riiieltintt in the Boundary have put
them in the frout rank of the minimi
companies in the Province, have secured
valuable holdings in the Rockland Group
on Eight .Milocreek; and the Philadelphia, ft Fennel creek property, has gone
into the hands of eastern capitalists. The
Condor Group, lying abont four miles op
THE   METAL MARKET.
New York,   Dec. 27,-BnrSilver,Uji
Liike copper,  |16.60,
Lead-The firm that fixes the selling
price fur miner* and em.dters quotes lead
at $4.00 a' the close.
Simla Glaus mid  Wife,
merice work on a large scale, as they are
accustomed to do, will certainly attract
tuealtei.'iori of Investors to tho gold-
I Soaring Afke« ol Red Mountain,  iiikhi
' which are staked iho Congo, Repeater,
A. E. and many other clahns, and to the
rich ledges .1 Ihe L. II. and Little Daisy
During ihe year about four mils of
Wagon roml ha< been Imi!i and a '.'overn-
ment appropriation of $8000 is provided
for a road from Silverton to Red Mountain
Another evidence of Ihe faith ot capital in the mining resources anl liability
of the camp, evidence which should go
far in encouraging  the   prospector  sndj,,      , ,.. ,,,„.,  .„,„.,.
claim holder, is the application coming
»p in thei Legislature  for a charier for
the right to ruu a drain tunnel by a compsny   whicli  Iias choeeu  bilverton for
their base ol operations     Should this
bc carried through, as seems likely, it
ni^ans a great deai.
Thus il will be seen that although the
past Irjil snows dark with tailures, the
foiwsrd road   is bright with promised
Bucceta   The mining mat), the prwpec-i
tor and the merchant have renewed cot1'!
titlencc in the future and are prepared to
stake their all on what thev  fir ml v be-1
lief* in, the future ofthe mining Industry of tile SI. can, and among thOM with
th* greati ; faith will bu found The Sii.
vkrtom.i'.-.
kirgU     Gull!     lUljrgels,
SLOCAN' LAKE ORE SHIPMENTS.
Shipments of ore  from Silveituii for
the year 18911. totaled 1693 Tons.
All other Lake p-'ints 1383     "
The shipment   oi  ore   from   Slocan
Luke points, op to and iucluding  lhe
present week, from Jan. I, 1900.
From Bosun Landing. Tons.
Bosun 1140
From New Denver
Hartney  20
Caiwlla  7
From Silverton Tons.
Emily Edith 20
Hewett 85
Vancouver 120
Wakefield, (concentrates) OSO
Galena Mines        1.0
Fr mi Enterprise Landing
Knterprl t lO-'o
Neopawa   7
From    ...v.!: I ':ty
Arlington     I
Black Prince    ^
Kil-.  20
two Friends K
Bondholder  20
Il-iliptcl    10
S! n'jii Chiel 10
Tho Christinas Tree Entertainment on
Ohrlstmis F.ve, was a decided success
ildren and
of the many older ones who gathered in
the Union Hall tn greet Santa (dims and
listen to the program prepared by the
III til ones.
The Hall woie its Ynlelide dress and
the Tree blazing with candles nnd gay
with gifls, was a pretty sight. The pr5-
gram consisted of choruses, recitations
ami longs given by the children, on« fair
Soloist lii-i ig only three years old, and
several selection i from the orchestra.
The Rev. W, A. Alexander officiated in
i the chair.
Tlie program over, Santa Olaus and
j his wife appeared on the stage, coming
; thtoiigh a window. This was .Mrs. S..uta
i l.'l.nib' first \iiit to Silverton, she proving
| to he a very loqoacioui and muscular
: personage. The numerous witty dialogues indulged in by Si. Ni, L and his
i-pouse kept the audience laughing while
the presents were distributed among the
children.
The lad.i s who had charge of Ihe affair deserve heartv congratulations upon
the success oi tbeir efforts.
T.lal
4tU0
M. . McRobbie ia  visiting   friends iu
Pilot Bay.
Al. Reeves is visiting his fi lend in the
City of Phoenix.
Pal Griffin lost a valuable   deg by poi-
son this week.
The New Denver Foresters gave a jolly
dance on Thursday evening.
The j-illifieations this Chr'utmas   were
,ii ammeter scale than usnal.
A week ago pansies were in full blo.ni
iu one of the Bai-deni tn town.
Skating Rink Stock touched par this
week and rill soon be at a premium.
The Tost OiB *e and the l.xnress Company di 1 a rushing businen this week,
The old corrall of Auderwn it Brady
P00O33C00OO0OO30COO3CCCOO0 on the lake shore is being pulled djwn.
lUHffl   IftCllS o'   0. Wheeler hue been seriously iii for
l! the past ten days but is now conv..lei_-
OOOOOOOOOOOOCOGOOOOOOOOOOOICOI,t'
  Jas. Bowes has imported a large ore-
The Highland mill  at   Ainsworth   is j cabinet ior  the   office oi  the  Victoria
about ready Tt tlie tii.il mu. | Hotel.
Raw-hiding is now going on at the
Monitor mine, Ti.ree Forks, where two
car-loads ol ore L's.ve been sacked und are
ready for shipment.
Snow- and mud illdei have played
havoc on some of onr Midi. The Four
Mile road la blocked below the Wake-
Bel I mill; the Vancouver roi 1 Is \.. pass-
able; and the.Silver Mountain road ia
wid to be   bl iterated in some |>.aces.
Mark Manh-y. who has put through j
.-oi c good deals lately la Blocan mining
property, spent Christmas in the camp.
Mr. Manley ll on record as saying that
Silverton will be within two yean ono of
the husiebt camps in ihe Province, In
saying this lie is only putting in words
what every mining man familiar with
tho district believes.
Early next month the Hiitish Oolnm*
For Mine reason not well undented
Australia has been the chief producer o
great nuggets, and warty all of the ex«
ceudonally large masses uf the procloui
metal in a "native Btaiy haw b.-eu
found in that part of the world. Also,
the AuHraliani.uggtis Im,- I eer, noted
for their purity, many ol tl.em running
over twenty-throo carrs 'fine', while
some of them have been ol almost absolute purity, tint li to s.iy, with hardly
I any appreciable alloy.
Foi uxanipie, the "Welcome*! nugjet,
which was thu largest ou riOdrd, weighing
2,218 ounces and valued at over fll.mt
Wis <J<J 2 per cent, p- re gold. It was
i'ound, in 1S08, In the diggings at Bal-
larat. in Australia, under rather pei uliar
uircumiUDOM. Tbo proprietors o f the
claim had gjne away toluuch, leaving u
hired nmii digging wilh a pick ax;.
Suddenly tha pick ttnwk something,
The workman dug around it to see syhat
it was, and then he fainted dead away.
Presently the owners returned, and
seeing the man in the hole they thought
he was dead. One of them jnmpediD,
turned him over to pee what was tho
matter with him, snd then he fainted
also liutli of them were dragged out,
and Immediately digging was wildly
begun for tho nugget, width lay partly
exposed. The mass was i-o sreat that nt
first they supposed that ihey had come
upon a reef of pure gold.
Thus was discovered the greatest of all
nuggets, and the curiosity it attracted
was so great ihat the finders sold iim
B-dlarat lor |55,500—considerably more
than it was worth. Ai'ur bt ing cxiiil ited
fora time in Australia it was sent to
Europe, and finally was melted.
The ''Precious," weighing 1,717 ounces
and valued at $30,340, wsi found at the
Berlin diggings, as wusal-othe ''Viscount
Cantertuiiy," which tipped the scald ut
1.105 ounces and wns 23 3 ratals fine.
Another great nugget, weighing 8S4
ounces nnd valued at {16,000, was
picked up in the same neigh! orhoodan 1
called the "Viscount, is Canterbury "
The "Maitland Bar." uas found nt a
plare of thai name in New South Males
j and weighed 344 ounces, containing 848
ounces of gold.   Ita vahui Wal ?d,182.
T«o of the largest nuggets found In
Australia fell to Chin-iiii m, Irom « horn
they took their names, (loe of them
was tho "Kinn Toon." weighing 718
o incos and worth $13 03.1. Ii tame fiom
the BerUn diggings, as did likewise the
"Kum Tow," which, titough only L'19
ounces in weight sold f ir fi,000, being
wry pure. Another Berlin nugget, the
"Needful," weighed 21i! ounces aril
brought ft.500.
'iho   Duniily  diggings   in    Victoria
bin Chamber of Mines will hold its in-
the itulch, IiM been floated on the Britiah Lngora] meeiing and elect perm inent
raaiket, nnd ia being thoroughly proi* officer*. Thu organization as long us it
necteii under the o^rc of Um mansgo- {M.,-Kd to the advancing of tlie mining la*
inent of tho Bosun, Rielf one ol lhe host
properties near the town. OI the pros-
peotl opMted up during tlie year, tlu'
gtonn, Ethel Fraction und SnUlli Wales
Oroup are among the OiOil prominent.
Within a few days sine the Comstock
property, mine and mill, hai been turned
over to other hands and the resumption
of work nt that mine, where nt o;.e lime
a hundred men were working, is ono of
tho certaintiee ol the curly summer, A
flaw in the title of the Noonday miue,
which may be cleared any day, is a'l
that now prevents that property Irom being turned over to ono of iho best companies in the 81oc.tu, ami lhe Oalena
Mines, now tha property of C. MeQuaig,
of Salt Lake City, li
start up at any lime.
ilns'.ry will do much for the Province,
It should receive the support of all mining men in the Kooteniyi, and they
should enroll themselves as meuihcrsand
dart the Chamber with a good  strength.
Hritish
The   Hallow s,iii»n-.
I. ulies of Canada t
The hollow iqoare, a purely
military tactic, was never broken Imt
once. Why? Because Tommy Atkins
from Canada and Tommy Atkins from
nil other British possession- stand solidly together, the lessou is, that iu a
commercial wav also, the colonies should
stand firmly together; and the lldleiol
:sn do
Canada—the purchasing power—c
i. ni shape lo! much towards accomplishing thsteiid
These three prop- Ceylon and India produce thc finest tess.
ertics will work next summer. The two By nalng lhe lea grown iu sister colonies
mills already built In this neighborhood, ladies set patriotically. Theeo leas .that the Comstock and Wakefield will prob-  peal to you from se.il.u.ent, [rots. purii ,
Iho irom economy—In every way inej nn
superior to Japut or Chinas. Drinkers
oi   linen   leA  should     try     Monsoon,
sbly lie rivalled by two more, one at
Galena Mines and another al the F.inily
Edith.   The latter is a practical certainly,
'lhe Rockland owners, when they com-
Bated! or Blue Hihlioii packets.
See Reeves Ior anything in the line of
nil and confections.    He   is   selling at
actual cost.
Frank L, Byron hsa returned from
Slocan, where he baa been working the
Howard Fraction.
Xmas and New Year's cards at the
DrngBtore. Dainty tokens of remembrance for distint friends-
For stationery, books ke see Reeves'
closing out sale. Try him on cigars,
pines and smokers' supplies.
Mis. Ranimeluieyer and her children
ficbrated Christmas at Iho Kmily Edilh
mine wilh Bupt. Raiiiinidiu -yer.
R, ii. Painle hss moved into his new
stoic, where be will carry a fine line of
groceries, fruit,confectionery, stationery,
ami tpbioco.
All   work  in Iho Jewelry Repairing
line, left at lhe Silveiton Brug Store, will
be prompt!]  forwarded to Jacob Dovei
(he well-known Nelson jeweler.     All re
pairs are oo_u_A!CT_wti rou onk ybab. *
The camp was full of familiar faces on
XmiS Day. The miners from the Red
Fox, at McGuigan, and the Monitor,
Three Forks, with many from the foot of
the Lake gave an old-time appearance to
tlie street
John Bcraffordi ecoomptmled by his
wife and fcunlly, is spending the holidays
here with his nn.ther, Mrs. 8. Daigle.
Mr Scraffordis an experienced mining
man, having been superintendent ofthe
B.C. Mine at Greenwood until t few-
days ago.
H II Reeves has decided to discontinue Hi-mess In Silverton until the
spiing and will go ovor to Ibe Crow's
Kill for the hahinee of the winter to see
the new coal camps springing up in tho
foothills In Alberta. While his many
friends h.'ie wish him success in his
s.-arcli for a location tliey hope soon to
Mn him hack in '-'ilverton.
yielded some of the largest nuintetB on
record, one of which wis the "Sclilemin"
weighing "'38 ounceB but containing 00
ounces of quartz. It was diu up July 11 -
1872, three feet below the surlacn oi the
ground. The "Rohleijim No. 2," from
the lame neighborhood, was-178 ounces
ami sol J for 10,000, One of Ihe most
beautiful nuggets, being almost |«rfectly
pure gold, was tbe 'Tlatypns," which
was discovered, iu a | illar ol earth in a
deserted claim-ono Of lhe treaks which
serve ta illustrate the esientiully gambling quality of gold hunting.
A nugget which is i laimed by some
luthoritei to havo be n at I-- iit iqnal In
size to the " IVeloom >," was I mad near
Duunolly Febuarv 15, lsti>, by two men
named Richard Oates and Jotin Deasoo.
It was exposed to view byoiiooltha
wheels oi the cart, i i which the men
were driving, and on being dug out it
pioved io he twenty-one inches long md
ten inches thick.    The name "Welcome
strangci" waigiven to ll anditisiald
to have yielded i 218 mnci-s ol pure
gold, its value being over M7.000 I'
there is no error in Iho itory, this nugget
was Ihi largest cvr kn iw, ranking even
above Ibe "Weiconu ■
No very lnrge nuggt ll have been fonnd
at Cape Nome, though ihire or four
weighing twenty to twjuiyflvo ounces
tnd worth from |300 to K00 have heen
found ou Anvil creek, while I impJ I aU
an ounce oi an ounce In weight are not
rare. Tho nuggets dug out if the creeks
and tho gulches In Ihnt vicinity It 8
rounded and smoothly P dMicl by the
robbing of the gravels ul; the streams,
which have torn then away irom tho
rocks further inland.
The largost nugget ever found In California was unearthed near the famous
camp Corona by a dlshipaletl young
fellow named Maitin, * bile digging a
ijravo for n ctuipanini who bad hei u
drowned, At a depth of two (eel he
stiuck thu mass of yellow metal, whie.i
be was unable to carry U»thecA_;.p
alouo, inasmuch as it weighed cighiv
poundl. Afterwards li • I > I It f ir f-2.-
700, and was aonsii'i. ■ e:ini;!i t > give
apltquoi from that line on. aaldl <1
wealthy iu New OrUaui uot  lou,; o_gi' I
*
Wb:
CARS ARE TIED UP
Big. Strike on the Scranton
Railroad-
MEN WANT MORE WAGES
Twenty  Cents an Hour   and   Ten
Hours a Day the Demand the
Company Rofucs.
barn   employes   of   the     Scranton
Railroad company obeyed the strike
order, which went into  effect  at  5
o'clock Sunday morning, and  as  a
consequence   only  two   cars   were
run in all ot the  Lackawana   valley
on   that   day.      These   two   were
manned by  Superintendent   Patterson,   a   dispatcher,    foremen   and
clerks.      No   at 1 imp was made to
molest them, and, although ruin fell
a great part  of the  day,   the  two
cars seldom had a passenger.
The tied-up region extends  from
Pittston to Forest City,   h  distance
of 30 miles, and includes  65   miles
of track, on which are run ordinarily 80 cars.    The men of the Wyom
ing Valley Traction company, operating all the lines south of Pittston
as far as Nanticoke,   also  threaten
to go on strike.      With both  com
panies tied up there would be a  total cessation of street car traffic in a
busy stretch of   country   80   miles
___. — —».»-      *        *      "•
.-  —■■>   *mi*wx*um
habit of sprinkling the rising bread
in much the same manner as his
countrymen sprinkle clothes—with
other little peculariticsin his kitchen
methods that served to destroy the
appetite for products of his culinary
skill.
Twj months or so ago, according to a signed declaration of the
dredge men delivered to the trade
and labor council last evening, the
same Chinaman was re-engaged by
Captain J. Goodwin, and retained
until the third of the present month
when he was again given his walking papers, and Joseph Hardacre
of Princess street in this city—a
married man with a   family  of  six
GREAT FARO PLAY
David   Allen   Wins $35,000
from Dawson Games.
ARE COMING HOME
Everyone  ol  the   300   car  and rarried man with a   family  of  six
rn   employes   of  the    Scifcnton iii****'  "*   Up°"   him-«cured  at
the same wages to take his place.
Last Saturday Hardacre was ''let
out" for no reason that the men
knew, of and the Chinaman again
rules in the galley. The trade and
labor council has been asked to
make such representations ns will
restore the white man to his post,
and a committee has been appointed to thoroughly investigate and
des I with the matter
HE SENT   OUT  $22,400.
Play One of  the Most Re
markable of Record -Be-
gan with $2.50.
Order Issued from War Department.
One of the most remarkable fato
bank    plays  of record   was  made
three    weeks    ago in   Dawson  by
David Allen, a Klondike passenger
of the steamer  Dolphin,   which arrived yesterday   from   Lynn  canal.
From :i  %2.*,o   change-in   Allen   in
four days won $35,000.   Two of the
houses in  which he   played had  to
turn   over  their     boxes,   and  two
others had enough of his game.
mmm*mmm*mmmmm^mmmm During the progress of his
At last night's meeting of the sati(,na| p,ay A„en had (he ff0oJ
council the bakers submitted a sense (o pa(roi,ize another bank,
memorandum ol the agreement en- From the finanda| inslitulions of
tered into between the journeyman DawM0 he purchase(j exchange in
bakers and their emyloyers as to various amountSi aggregating $22,.
wages hours ol labor, etc., both 4oorVwhich he mailed to (lis brother
parties being satisfied  therewith.-  on   the  0Utsi(Je     m „,    thousand
the limit.    At that time I had $500
on thc six. with the  jack  and  nine
both coppered  for  the  limit,  $50.
I took O'Brien's dissent for a hunch,
knocked  the coppers off the jack
and nine,cut down the six bet to $50
and coppered it. What did the
turn come? Well, nothing but six
jack. I won and the crowd ol rub-
bernacks cheered."
After winning all the money in
the Dominion club drawei Allen
staked Louis Golden, the proprietor
to another bank roll. With his
$5,700 winning from the Savoy that
game "turned over" its box lor the
night. The proprietors, Jackson
and O'Brien, did not longer care to
back the game, at least u ntil after
■a breathing spell.
Allen has had the usual tips   and
downs of a sport.    Leaving for the ■     "••_"  • •«■«
Klondyke in 1898  he   fell   on   the   ^e PhilippinM in ordtr   to   permit
^^^m*m**^m*m „,   of their discharge  in   this  country
have virtually  been dri
combination
, as    i"**,
■RalMtone of their o,^**
ur*H.'
Principi,
BE DISCHARGED NEXT JUNE
Volunteers Have No Desire to Re-
eullat for Philippine
Duty.
The Secretary of War has cabled
instructions to General McArthur at
Manila to begin the work ot. returning the volunteer  troopa  from
• u-  ni_._i! — I • •
The  latter,  ^w. ■
Proposed to in trod ^/^H,
of  co-operation |oto   "  Prio^|
ment of the forty.sevi„.        ■*.
the **.• ••-. u,e t:rfi^
were so alarmed that a*N
with which tlle 4000,3
J"*P«< at the ProPo!a V>
"■on that, fWri ' „ of *■%
labor troubles .& £** *
d"3trylastsumm / 'h'fc
•ank their own differ*,! ****
ganized a combination on tha;d w'
'«•• as th-Canner's assn , ""»
^ season of ,000       °la,IOnf
The
Province
■MHHicn mom (iHKiT nkok       st«k«ng the gang,"  as   Allen
Residence Will Nut Permit au Actrea*
.To I'nrt liu»r a Home Tbere
 /   **~    niir.1       Demure  little   Minnies    Ashley,
north, including the four  big  cities actress and singer of the Daly com-
ofi_cranjon, Wilkesbarre,   Pittston pany in New York,   has  caused  a
and Carbondale. «<:■■»~ -•-- *   *       ""
The men  demand  20 cents
p, - -      ...v.v._,aiiii
dolla-s of the  money he   used  "in
ttiiH    »u-
^^_»„o an
hour for oid employes and from 15
to 171-2 cents for new men. They
al so demand a 10 hour day. The
company in its answer to the greiv-
ance committee says it is not in a
position to afford an increase in
wages at present.
Koine; Into Ulucoae.
E. T.   Bedford  of the  Standard cu:     ■■Why,    I'm  goinj
Oil   company  confirms   the  report from the stage next year.    I'm  yu
that several large capitalists identi- ing to marry William Astor Chand
fied with that corporation are about ler."
to organize  a  $3,000,000  glucose
company, to operate a  large  plant
at Seady Side, N. J., independently
of the Glucose Sugar Refining company or any other company.    "The
sole reason that we are going  into
this enterprise," explained Mr. Bedford, "is that by means of new pro-
processes we   believe  that   we  can
produce an article superior  to  any
upon the market."
The leading interests back of the
new company are understood to be
H. H. Rogers, C. M. Pratt,William
Rockefeller and E. T. Bedford.
The new plant is to have a capacity
of 20,000 bushels of corn a day, and
this may he doubled later.   Thomas
..._.-.     .auaCU     il
stir among the fashonable residents
of Great Neck, L. I., by  endeavor
ing to purchase a home  in that  aristocratic community.    They are up
in arms against what  they  choose
to   regard   as   an   intrusion   upon
exclusiveness, and a  committee  ol
citizens has undertaken  to  fustrate
her purpose.    When the committee
called upon her to seek a  dissuade
her she burst into tears andexclaim-   .      .       . s   _   c .     .
,, . he played from   Saturday morning
ed:     "Why,    Im  going to  retire   •■ ,,,   ,„„  ,      .     . .,
'* 6     8 until Wednesday about  noon   with-
he stage next year.    I'm  go-  ,...,.  „. . ■ .      ,
6    ' b    I with closing his eyes 111 sleep.
..    0.     - <-■•  expressed it.    That   is,   he   gave his
sporting friends   that  much   money
with which   to play the bank   themselves under  the   customary  rules
of stake playing   to-wit, half of the
money won and original   capital  to
go to the man supplying   the coin.
And it is worthy of note that ofthe
score or more staked but one, "The
Examiner Kid,"   (William  Cullen),
won.    With   money    furnished   he
won $4000  for himself and a   like
amount for Allen.    Then "The Examiner Kid," having payed $1,400
of debts, proceeded to plunge on his
own account and went broke.
Allen made another record in that
he played from   Saturday morning
until U/-.I—J-
Vukon     and   broke    his    leg    in
three places.      Hard luck   pursued
him after his   arrival   in   Dawson.
He   worked as a  watchman,   as  a
porter in a  club  room  and   finally
brought up behind  a  faro  box   at
$20 a day.    In and   out of season
he lost his wages against the game,
but each time with the  observation
that if he ever won the  proprietors
would   know     they   had a game.
Ed. Short, the man who gave Allen
his first job as a dealer, is   now   in
Seattle sick at Providence hospital,
and an   hour   after   Allen's arrival
found him in Short's  company.
Allen, as he came down the Dol-
dhin's gangplank, looked anyth'iig
but the typical high-rolling gambler. He eschews flashy dress, and
in personal appearance i.s anything
but a^sport. He is 22 years of
age.
She is reported to have revealed
the secret only after her pride had
been stung to the quick by the action of a committte of the property
CSWnwev     ...I--.
- —vr*
"I ate very l;ttle," he said in telling of his phenomenal run of luck
yesterday at the Northern, "and
drank just enough to keep me braced up I let the other fellows get
drunk   over   my  good   fortune.    1
«_»
.—r.*_.,_,-_.. .j 1 jrunk   over   my  good   fortune.    1
owners  who  waited on  G.   Smith j ^ept sober and did not sleep a wink
Stanton, a real  estate  agent   with | unti| I reached the mouth of Indian
whom Miss Ashley was negotiating j rjver, on my way out.
FIRE     till* titl»   A   STI_lMI.lt
Hat* Ignite HarebMla Paulo  Hootu
<>i «_.-.. K  Ntarr.
A rat's tooth came  near causing
the destructon   by  fire  of the  La
Conner  Transportation  and  Trading Company's steamer  George   E.
Starr as she lay on the face of the
White Star dock at  an  early  hour
one day  last  week.    Smoke    and
flames resulting  from  the  ignition
of a box of matches  piled  in  one
corner of the pantry room were discovered by the night watchman  of
the vessel.    By the time the watchman could organize  a  bucket  bri
„.A. *s--  t*
for the purchase of the northern
estate on the shore road, Great
Neck.
Friends of William Astor Chand-
lei, millionaire, explorer and  po'it
"Beginning on Saturday, I played
almost without intermission until
Monday morning, when I found
thai I   was  $12,000  to  the  good.
 (-win-1 Then I took a breathing spell and a
cian, received the news of Miss vow that I would quit Dawson with
Ashley's declaration with expres-1 at least $10,000. Accordingly I
sions of surprise. It was not purchased exchange for that
known that Mr. Chandler, contem- amount and mailed it to my brother.
plated  becoming  a   benedict.    He Meanwhile I  engaged  a dog  tsam
. -**...   ■"Willis   had busied himself with politics and j and driver to be ready at a moments
Grant will have active charge of the   was  credited   with   a   unromantic! nc*:.. *■* <-
operation of the n_>u- _•_**»•—*--
gade the fire had eaten well into the have been sounded  on the subject
walls of the compartment, but  be- and h ave reported a general discing confined, was extinguished   by clination on the part  of the volun
a dozen buckets of salt water. » • ■
by June   30     next.      This action
had been taken   in  anticipation   of
the   authorization by   congress   of
the enlistment of regular  regiments
to   replace   the    recalled    troops.
Plans for the   organization  of   the
proposed new regiments have  been
perfected  at   the   war   department
and  complete   arrangements made
for their   speedy   recruitment   and
equipment.    Action in  this   matter
awaits   on    the   approval of   congress.
It was hoped by the secretary   of
war and the military authorities that
the bill for the organization   of the
army now before the   senate would
become a law before congress  took
a recess for the holidays.    The officials make no secret of their   great
concern over the existing  situation
and say   that the failure of congress
to take immediate action for its  relief undoubtedly will   result in considerable     embarrassment   to   the
government   and   seriously   retard
the execution of the administration
policy for the establishment of   an
efficient and stable   government  in
Archipelago.
The opinion   is expressed  at the
war department  that  there is   no
prospect of a general  re enlistment
on     the   part of   the    volunteers
in  the   Philippines.      The  records
of thc department all tend to show
that only a small percentage of the
state troops are likely  to serve beyond their presenct term  of enlistment.    Officers serving with volunteer regiments  in   the   Philippines
have been sounded  on the subject
Another objection to the «,.■ . 1
olthecanners   to ,he 1,      ^
wurZbUrg,inaddi;j:n ;e?.
clination to share Ihe ^
canning with the fishermePn *
of P«ymg them by ,he „„„,£J
M caught, was, he feature ji
scheme which gave to WUr?h
the management of the entirt''
bination of canneries for f0Ur 2
at an annual salary 0f ,,£
and also conferred on Wlll£
the power to value all ,he ca J
«es his own   among   ,he >
and to allot to their respire J
ers proportionate amo,.„ts 0f J
in the combine.
The New Immigration t|u«n,n
The  new  immigrant station t»
Ellis Island, New Vork, is not «
use.    It forms  a  marked contra)
to 'he barge office,   with its did;,
dimly  lighted,    cramped,   penlifa
quarters.    In place of worn flocn
and board partitions,   grimey ul
greasy, there are concrete floors 1
hard-surfaced    plaster   walls.
stead of narrow,  gloomy
there  are     spacious,    well-l.jl._il
rooms.    The change from the oil
station to the new  one will bt 1
welcome one  to   the imm^rttn
officials, as it will make their wort
easier and pleasanter.and give ihn
more  cheerful quarters.
The    hospital,   the   pouerhoua
and the physicians'  house will ut [
be    ready    for   occupant)   bef«t
February.
passapJ
operation of the new enterprise
• The fact that the backers of the
new company selected a location in
the east instead of near the great
corn belt is viewed with much interest by local glucose men. It has
generally contended that a western
location was preferable.
The cheap rates on corn from
Chicago, however, contrast sharply
with the rate on glucose, and it is
claimed that on local business the
advantage is rather in favor of an
eastern plant. It would appear that
the new company will probably
leave western markets alone and
devote its energies to the local and
other nearby markets, and especially
to building up an export trade.
At that time the wind was  blowing a gale, and had the flames gained any  headw iv the  result   would
have b«;en disastrous.    As   it   was,
$75 will cover the damage.
^^^^^^^^_ unromantic „„_•• __. - ' H m°ments
fn. of mind, and he had be e I Eft * '.T "" °Ut T**-%
quoted as advising voung m.n „" II""t that ' W»u,d "»■« three
to marry, although this he denied ' $25°MChan^",s' ^ that if I |0„ ,
Miss Ashley has spent sev ral! Tt T* at ^ la««* '
seasons at Great Neck, L. I. There I T * "**' °f C0US". ' k*
she visited her friend, Mrs I n i * ' but WOn more- They
                        •  J'   D-ifaVem;f^5and$5o1imit,   and
I uknotvu   Bepublc-   Found.
According to a Russian war office
report,    Russian troops two months ^^^^M
ago discovered io Manchuria  a  re- service in   the   Philippines   in the
public hitherto unknown to   Europ- present   volunteer  army,   notwith
eans.    It is situated on the  upper standing the   liberal   inducements
rr.tsr.1*.^^^^*^^^^^ ^^_____-___^^^^*
Nellneed, wife of Dr. Nellneed,
and became much attached to the
little town. Wealthy residents
were greatly agitated   when  it   be
,-'irv,-_.   I* — — '
eans. It is situated on the upper
reaches of the Sungari river. It is
called Tchapigou, and has 100,000
inhabitants. It was originally governed by a triumvirate and then by
a president, who assumed all executive powers and organized tribunals and trade guils of taxation,
gold mining, etc. A small army
was maintained, which made a
more determined opposition than
the imperial Chinese troops to the
Russians in the Sungari valley in
October. The republic was founded over fifty years ago, when there
were 19,000 citizens. The Chinese
authorities  at  (iirin  have  shown a
rom two holla its.
Indian.   TIau   l>l.,...r.  ol   Hli wlii
*'h«ap.
Mrs. Mary C. Albertson of Midi
gan City, in a divorce suit, charge
,_ , TUlun.   that her husband sold her to W
teers to prolong their enlisted ser- liam Dennisol the same city for $1.
v'ce. It is realized that a similar Th'S Wa8 the Price asked b) te
state of affairs existed among the husband- and after some hagglinj j
«»««^volunteers recruited during "' "
the Spanish war. There were aboul
'6,000 of these volunteers in the
Philippines when the volunteer re*,
'ments were  mustered out  at  the
^'^^'-hwarandofthat
number only 74so ^listed for
«rv,ce in   the   Philippines   in the
HH   METHODS   (M'OPI UK
Cblneac Took   on  tbe  Mudlark   Who
«i-itnlulj tli..11..1
There is trouble on ' the government dredge Mudlark, and all over
the employment of a cook. It is
not that the cooking of this particular chef is bad, but the cook
himself is   objectionable,   and   the
,1.,.       . _,.  "■* objection
able, and China   his   „ative   land.
Some four years ago thi. same
Chma«.„   was   engaged   on
dredge ,„ , similar capacity, but
wasd,Sm„„donthe run when it
was discovered Ihat he was in the
•ome of the game,  $-0  and  $iqq
allowing me t0  press   the •
the last  turn.    From   the  0!Brien
—    » w        at* ——      "nv_.it      11      ne-   !   rink      I 1 "MCI!
came known last summer that Miss tinl    "^        " $2°'°00 at a ">n-
Ashtey and her mother had secured  r^.T"*-    Th* Dominon  and
aleae   ftheH. A.   Pbi^fc^,^ **. and 5>7oo,
on the shore road, near Udall\ hill    ,In " me'   and   '   won
She spent the summer there.     {£ "ST "JT ^ 0thW  **>
neighbors,     however,   evinced    a   sonruT\h     «f"" ^   ^  Jack
marked     coolness   for    the    little IZT     ^  ^    ^  V*  a
actress.    She declared she  did  not   •, of my s,nR'ilar luck.    Once-liw""^""^ *" Umn have  show
-i"d this i„  the   least   as     ^tlrir  V" C"*  ta«-    The T^ ^^ t0 the «P«blic
Great   Neck   which sh   loved   and Lue k "^ ^ a  ten a»"  •
»he didn't care a snap for  the  pec    T      " 'S ^    The  ^uee"  and
f.    When   she   edeavore^   ^   n"! ZZTt      1     ^^   »'<*  **
to.secure   the   Forrest    residediXl'LlofZ\l"Y„«-«*• tJ
or next season the place   was   not Sffijj S'afff ?   ^ Sat
** rent, em"a the box, allowed me to  p|av
—  ^ deuce   {or  »»So.    I played PtheV
"•»o,.prt,elljtllta. deuce with  him.    It came  queen
Mayor Harrison of   Chicago  has f^^J T^*"
r.°l"Perm!t8f0rPrzefiRht-'' >'s-J turn. ,3j°   °«
l^!"eXUimeI  faced Jackson
    rn came.    There
\*mt*lmLTJ*\lTeTwe
Rubber Sian,p,,„d „,,, ' »«<i *Soc..    He hesitated and l„    »f Manila Bay h„   her.,_,r      T"
.to   h.»...tJ.       .*       S °bv,ous that
„o-      ,7 --—•-.    iiiuucements
end        yH-hC ff°Vernmcnt t0 ^at
«d,mclud,ng,raVe,payatonc
The Chicago coal merchant who
Persisted in playing jokes on a
friend that had no sense of humor
topped doing so very suddenly
yesterday-at least in Chicago As
the man who killed him immediate-
DtlTMl   Slav   luror|»orat«d.
Papers and mail  received  from
Rampar city,  on  the  Vukon and
headquarters     of     the     Minook
mining district, assert that the gold
output for that district for the year
1000 will amount to $500,000.   Ex-
Governor McGraw and others of
Seattle,  including Erastus   Brainerd,   a newspaper man, are heavily
interested in  the Minook  district,
Preparations are being made   for
much   mnrt.   •■      <
___    _-....   •  m* *
she alleges, Dennis paid Hie mc*
ey, and since thfcn she has been to-
ing the work for her new lord and
master.
In her complaint she also allege*
that  her husband attempted to kl
hei with a razor, but was prevented
by her brother.    Then  it occurred
to him  that she had a market nine, and he offered to sell her, putting the price  at $2.     Herebefore
the woman made no complaot, taring that if she objected to ihe bargain and was   turned  hack by b*
purchaser, her husband  would *
ry out his orignal project of killinf
her.
***** tor Rmntin ,itc ntiet.
Bids for removing thc wreck of
the   Maine have   been opened i»
Havana.     It is   required that the
wreck and all material used i« '"
removal must be out of the harbor
by April 1,   1901.    The spot whtre
the gallant ship and   her ill-ft^
m..«u " "re De,n£ made   for I crew went down will be   appropri-
z •:£ r herr -   Tt ordian« * 2%iiU5 **\V*7*\
•bl. andCh n"m?0f""'"'i«"-°n- L^ , ^  """""' """  P"» ■»«• thr* ..,„."
"le, and Cluna   hi.   „„,ive   ,,„„.   eml to the ,l„,i,s ,|,at he wou,. „„,  ,.     . '"" •'>•
The question of th_> !„_,
council.    The  m?    1 »"kon
- -   •■ came  ,^.-l.*«»^/^&~I_^Tt  '"» f<" ' -**Z™stZL)~T
*.oo,.o,  „„„ $3.0   0„  ,„e   '»r co„tinu,d ,mid  „ro|ef        _    onr,,,     ,    The first   aWt*
lor
Admiral Dewey's wife is  to  have
the income  of a  third ol  her late
7/h"'* $2,ooo,ooo during her life,
tt thteKreaf'e; thc ""oney passes tQ
the other  McLeana.    Jf the hero
I head, as much uZm\y hddhimt   :°Uffh-°n-Rats' !t «• "bvio,
y noid him to j he must drop the idea now,
I.
\m -chooi 0p,„,d Dec
't's mamtained at eov.rn "*
pense. government ex-
F~"--"^. .„„„„.
»nto u.
The Fraser river n.
differences nPPZl     '"'  Wh°Se
a^r the Co.Cr;fd'r;eCOncnahl«
attheend 0f ,h. ' combin«
,
A Pew ia.
If all asses were quadrupeds—
If civilization did not   mean d«*
sire—
If there were beauty   shows
men—
If some people  had   instinct in*
stead of minds—
If girls would not chew gum »ai
men smoke cigarettes-
It some people would realize that
God  made the earth—
If all the players in Life's conc«r«
followed the director—
If charity did not conceal to
much that would be better for th»
sunshine—
How    different   this old world
would be.—Milwaukee Journal. UYINC  HORSES
l,nllsh Government Making
Heavy Purchases.
STATE   OF  KANSAS
L Thousand Cavalry   Anlnr'S
Wanted  Will Cost$J80a Head
to Land Them-
seated and long-lasting.    It  is  related   that   the   words,    "What,
never? Well, haredly ever," became
a phrase so  prevalent that it interfered   with   ordinary    conversation
and disturbed the gravity of courts
in session, of legislatures and  even
pulpit orators  who   could  not  use
the word "never" with-out causing
a ripple of merriment in  the audience.    One   eminent   New    Vork
editor and publisher, iow dead, was
BLACKFEET STORY
One of Intense Interest Related by a Sage.
A GREAT INDIAN BATTLE
compelled to forbid the use of the   The Narrator'ls So Aged that None
Captain  Heygate of the British
L is purchasing 5°.00° cavalry
IM and  mules  lor the   British
L in South  Africa.      He   came
■e more than a year ago  to   buy
he was ordered  home again  a
Irt time Bgo.     But    the unex-
Led    renewal ol   hostilities   has
Le the purchase of more  horses
mules necessary.    As   fast  as
animals    are   inspected   and
(Ight they will be sent to New
cans and shipped to Capetown,
rban and New London, on Brit-
transports, tome of which are
i on their   way  to   the    United
Ites.    Oik- shipload  of the  ani-
s will be taken to South   Africa
.ieutenant David Moberly, leav-
New Orleans  soon   afte r Jan-
Lieutenant   Moberly   said,
' tint time the horses and   mules
I landed in South Africa they will
: the British government $380 a
Ih.it is a large price for an aminal
th will be (it for service onlj six
ks. Most of the animals die
lute of the  change  in   climate.
iTliey mii'i cross the equator in
ng to South Africa and the
id heat of the tropics kill them
idly. The average death rate
shipboard is 32 to the thousand.
fly Jays alter a horse is purchas-
in Kansas City it is landed in
Jilh Africa. Since the beginning
lhe Hoer war fcngland has pureed over 100,000 head of hoises
I mules in the United States,
|t required 65 ships to carry them
New Orleans to South Africa.
Jen-Powell now has 25,000
lunted police and it is proposed
noiiiit '50,000 of the Imperial
antry.    Kngland  has discovered
III her soldiers must be mounted
be able to cope with the Boers,
o get over the country with
fining rapidity.
phrase in his paper on the pain of
dismissal. He called his force together.
"This thing occurred," said he
"twenty times in as many articles
in yesterday's paper. Never let it
be used again."
"What, never?" chorused the
staff.
"Well haully ever," replied the
wretched man surrendering to the
inevitable.
At the height of their success
Sullivan and Gilbert quarreled and
the breach was never healed.
Dare Guess In What Year
He Was Born.
THKV FKKL HTBIB POWKB
rLOATING   iiiimi:   r 1111.0
■Mir   tlurrio   Br    Equipped  and
"""".t on-ll_-luliii.il  Boark
I    syndicate  has    been    formed
buy a-,   obsolute Atlantic  liner,
ber up as a miniature Monte Car-
casino,    moor off  the   Knglish
M« just   eutside   the three-mile
in and  run  a  big game  in   the
Iflilb channel  off  Brighton,   the
Me chosen.     Launches will   run
p* and forth to meet the  London
(n>s.    The b°at will   be  a  gam-
">g resort, and visitors  may  live
°ard as long as they wish in lux-
lOHS surroundings.     Experienced
MPltrs   will be imported    from
F1 Carl°. and  roulette   will   be
f Pr"'cipal game, played in   strict
TjOrdance with Monaco rules.
[Nominally, it will be a club, but
Py man belonging to any recogniz-
!club'-'Europe can easily obtain
Pj'Mion upon payment of a nomi-
f   «■    I his is similar to the rules
*•  Ostend   club.    A    private
IP" of the ship will be devoted to
f'trictedI club, like any London
ft With heavy subscriptions and
F* memb«rship- This will be
,r private play.
^>e promoters say that miking
Pon > J no. so much their object
f, "a?'"8 a P'aCe Where Enghsh-
I   ts    ??b,e-    They ^onthe
p-rr - —
lhe
WorklnaatcB or iiermamy Arr Stand
lug Up far Uieir Hlgbln.
Certain startling figures have
been made public to show the in-
erasing frequency with which strikes
occur in Germany. Incidentally
they destroy the prestige of the
United States as a strike center.
During one year, for instance—
the year 1899—1,297 strikes took
place in Germ my, The year before
there had been only 985, which indicates the rapidly growingstrength
of organized labor and perhaps also
the multiplication of cause ot dis r
content.
At all events it  was a hard yea
for employers as well as for strikers,
as 1,920 establishments were obliged to shut down completely at  different times during  this   one  year.
It is plain   from this that the   German workman has not only   acquired weapons of self-protection,  but
uses them.    As for the  number  of
workmen concerned  in   the   strikes
of 1899, the  same  interesting  statistics fix it  at   100,779,   while th e
entire   number  of    establishments
affected   was 7S113.    Of these  all
not obliged to shut down altogether
were seriously disabled.
Furtherof indicationscfihe serious
character of the labor-capital war in
Germany lie in the fact that the  total numberol strikes extended over
3.976 weeks   and   cost   $625,254.
Of the total    number  542   had  an
offensive and 420 a   defensive character.
The least gratifying feature to
the fiiends of organized labor is
that only 520 strikes were complete
ly successfi 1; 205, however, alto
gether.
Jrfl'rlr* aud    Klililln
lames J. Jeffries and Gus Ruhlin
have signed articles of agreement
to box twenty rounds, Marquis of
Queensbury rules, at Sangerfest
hall, Cincinnati, on Feb. 15. The
men agree to wear gleves not exceeding five ounces in weight and
accept George Siler as referee.
MKXirO IIAHIM V
A Sertoli! mouejr   Panic   Reigning    In
tin- noiillirru Republic.
While the press of Mexico is non-
commitial, it is believed that a serious money panic is now on there.
Geo. W. Hilseinger, manager of
the El Paso and Jaurez* branch of
the Mexico City and Chichuahua,
says that the panic is becoming
serious .md that the government is
about to let out the reserve amounting to $40,000,000 to relieve the
situation.
kbit
"M'encs,  Sj
sufficient to  pay
every    reason-
m£*T**  wi"  be m<^ '0
'M «« stake lhe bank.
Th
'""Kill   III Hi
I Otvu Trap.
isun vai r.,a,h °f sir-Ar,h-
!.      r-.rec:itllsnie..pinaforec
" »«**   which  was deep.
•      HarrWonH Big Vee Paid.
A dispatch to the New York Herald from Caracas, Venezuela, says
that former President Benjamin
Harrisou has received his fee for his
services in connection with the ar-
bitrstion of the boundary dispute
between British Guiana and that rt-
public. The settlement has just
been made public. In addition the
government has paid the American
mixed claims and the interest on
the loreign debt. This settlement
is expected to relieve the government of many of its embarrassments
especially of pressure from Germany,
which has caused not a little
anxiety.
The Boundary section  of British
Columbia   abounds    in    legendary
lore, and of all the stories still  told
by  the  old   men of the  aboriginal
tribes around the campfire at night,
none is of more tragic interest than
one related by Skom-ne-lo,  a  sage
of the Colvilles, whose age  no  one
attempts to guess with any  degiee
of accuracy, and who,   when  asked
concerning this  subject,  points  to
an immense pine tree which grows
near his lodge and says, in his mixture of broken Knglish and Chinook
jargon, "My son, I have seen   the
time when my  friend  there  and   I
were the same  height,   but  I   was
stronger than he, for I   could   bend
him to the ground."    I  have spent
many ait hour with the aged Indian,
leaning against the   pine   while  we
both smoked my  tobacco,   and  listening to  his  tales   of   adventure.
One night,   after   he   had   silently
wooed "Lady Nicotine" for upwards
of an hour, he laid   his   pipe   aside
and said:
"My son, I will tell   you  ol   the
Blackfeet, and of how my tribe,who
have always been a peaceable  people, defeated the   war   paity   from
beyond tho big  hills—we  and   our
father, Toy-e be.     (Toy-e-be is the
Indian name for Kettle   river.)      It
was many  years  ago,   before   the
Hudsons    Bay    company   brought
rifles and whisky to us,   before  the
white   men   came   and    stole   our
women,   leaving   us   smallpox   and
boils in return,   before  thc   priests
had shown us bow to  go   to   hell.
The   Blackfeet   had   big    hunting
ground;- off  there   where   the   sun
rises, but many days' journey   from
this land.    Their men were tall and
strong, and their   number   was   as
the sand in   the   bed   of   Toy-e-be.
Seldom did they send   a  war  party
so far from home as to reach us,but
sometimes a band   of   their   young
men would   come  into  the   valley,
and then we used to fight, yes,   we
could fight   in   those  days—before
we had whisky and   hell—for   had
we not our homes to  preserve  and
our women to protect?
Hlai-ki.-ri on Warpalh.
"One time when the  leaves  had
just begun to die, 300 of the Blackfeet braves passed to the   north  of
us through the Kicking Horse pass
as far as the   O-kan-o-gan.      The
tribes in the north   had   no  hearts,
and the Blackfeet took many scalps,
and all the food they wanted, burning the rest.      They went   through
the land as the goose   Hies,   like  a
wedge, with their   strong   men   in
front and on the   wings,   and  their
wounded and prisoners in   the  center.    They took  enough  prisoners
only to carry their food,  and would
toiture them when they returned to
their own land; but we were merciful and gave them a quicker  death
They came down   the  O-kan-o-gan
lakes and across the He-he   trail to
this river.    Then they built  canoes
and came down toward us.
"I was a young man then, and
was the fastest runner in my tribe.
On that day 1 was hunting mowitch
(deer) a long day's journey up the
river. I saw the Blackfeet in their
canoes, and they were singing their
war songs and telling how they had
vanquished every tribe thev had
met. But victory had made them
over proud and they were careless,
I knew they would camp for the
night belore coming to the lodges
of my tribe, but in the morning
what would become of my people-'
So I ran, and the sun hunted his
bed in the salt water no faster thnn
I hunted the lodge of my father.
Night came and I ran on, for I had
eyes in the dark, and the trail sped
under my feet with a soft, singing
sound The bushes kissed me in
the face and bade   me   run   faster.
Ah, the woods were good to me in
those days.      I stopped only for a
moment tc bathe  my   lace   in the
river when I came to a ford, and to
drink a little of the cold wate •.    So
in the middle of the  night  1 came
into my father's lodge and told  him
what I had seen.     My   father  was
chief of the tribe.      He told   me to
waken the men, and   while   I   was
gone he sat with   his   face   in   his
hands, thinking.    When I returned
with all the men he came out ofthe
lodge, and his eyes shone,   making
us all glad; for my father was very
wise, and we knew  that  his  smile
meant death to our enemies and life
to us.
I»a»h«-d lo Death.
"So in the early morning we were
all hid in the bushes by the  river in
front of Ten-as-ket's   lodge,   about
four hours'journey up the river.and
the women had all our canoes waiting about a mile below  us.      Soon
we saw the Blackfeet coming, and
they were   not   singing   now,   but
bending to their paddles and  making the river  foam.      When   they
came near us we shouted  our  war
cry, and sent   our   arrows   among
them like a cloud.    Many  fell  into
thi; water, but the rest  paddled  to
the shore,   formed   a   wedge   and
charged.     Nothing could stand before that  terrible   wedge,   and  we
ran till   we   reached   our   canoes.
Then we paddled down  the river as
fast as we could,while they returned
to their  canoes   and   gave   chase.
You know the place about  a day's
walk below   here,   where   Toy-e-be
has cut a hole  through   the  mountain, where nothing   can   pass  and
live, and whete even big   trees  are
torn into splinters   on   the   rocks.
Well, when  we  came   around  the
bend at the top of this  canyon,   we
pulled our canoes out of the   water
and hid them in the bushes.     Then
we   waited.      Scon   the   Blackfeet
came  along,   their  canoes  leaping
from the water,    so   earnest   were
they in their determination to come
up with us.    If they had   not   been
blinded by anger they   would   have
seen the water on the  rocks   where
we lifted our canoes out,    but   they
saw nothing, neither did  they  hear
the roar  ot  Toy-e-be   as   he   tore
through the mountain.    When they
had all entered the gorge we jumped
Irom the bushes and called them   to
return.      But Toy-e-be had them in
his grasp and he is stronger  in   his
wrath than any living   thing.      For
a moment   they  struggled  against
the current,   and   then  they  disappeared.
"We went over the mountains as
fast as we could run, to   where   the
river comes out of the  gorge,   and
there, floating around in the   whirlpool were bits of canoes, and on the
rocks were some of the men, but no
one could tell that   they   had   ever
borne human shape,   for they were
like jelly.      We pushed them   back
into the water,and let the river take
them down toward the sea.    Toy-e-
be had killed them, and to Toy-e be
they belonged.   We took no scalps,
for our father, the river,   might   be
angry if we took from him the credit
of the victory.
"When the Blackfeet sent out a
party to look for their young men
Pit were ready foi them, for all the
tribes in this land came together,
and few Blackfeet ever returned to
lhe land ol iheir fathers. But of
this 1 will speak at   another   time."
SENTENCED TO DIE
William Richardson Once in
Deadly Peril.
HAD A QUEER EXPERIENCE
He Is the Successor to General
Joseph Wheeler in the
House.
Of the seven new representatives
who took the oath of office before
Speaker Henderson on the first day
Of the present session of congress.at
Washington one is a man who was
once sentenced to be hanged. He
is the accessor of (ieneral Joseph
Wheeler
His name is William Richardson,
and he hails from Alabama. Although only 17 years old, he was
one of the central figures in a dra-
mitic episode of the civil war.
General Forrest, then little
known, even throughout the Confederacy, in July, 1863, received
word the Federal troops under Gen.
Crittenden, who were at Murfree-
boro, forty seven miles away, had
captured a valuable Confederate
spy. He moved quickly and with
1100 men completely surprised
Crittenden's force in the early morning killing many and taking many,
more prisoners.
Forrest arrived in time to release
the man he sought, a spy in the
army of Virginia, known only as
Mr. Paul. Paul and his boy companion had been told only a few
hours before that they were going
to be hanged the next morning.
Richardson, who had gone into
the Confederate army when 16 years
old, was no spy, but had been introduced to Paul by relatives who
wanted to assist him in an effort to
retnrn to the south. He had been
captured after the first battle and
had been taken to Indiana. He made
his escape, got to Nashville, fell
in with Paul, of whose identity he
knew nothing, and was shortly
afterwards captured.
Paul's guilt was so clear that all
of Richardson's efforts to explain
to the Federal authorities that he
was no spy were unavailable.
better or write out more letters, but
because he can go out on emergency
work that the women would be un-
able to do.
H. M. Wakeman, in charge of the
Remington employment bureau, has
an average of 8000 applications   for
places always on  hand.     Many of
these are from places outside of the
city.    Many of them are from  men
and women now employed but  who
would make a change if profitable.
Mr. Wakeman says that to replace
women stenographers wkh   men it
would be neccessary for employers
to hire their men away  from  other
employers, thus  making   place for
women somewhere else.
"As to salaries" said Mr.   Wakeman, "there is a difference of about
$25 a month between  the pay ol a
man and a woman.    Vou  can get
a good  women  stenographer   for
$10 to $12 a week and you can get
a good man for from $15 to $18  a
week.    Few men  stenographers in
commercial   work get  more  than
$75 a month, and $60 to $65   will
get first class men.
"The   supply of   stenographers
has had much lo do   with   forcing
salaries down   from  the  $100 and
$125 mark of   twenty   years   ago.
Business everywhere has been compelled to adopt  the typewriter for
the reason that typewritten mail   is
most   likely   to   attract   attention.
This fact   has  forced  hundreds   of
small concerns to use  the  machine
when otherwise their business does
not justify.    These houses generally
employ girl stenographers who are
' learning   the   work,   paying them
$4 to $6 a week.    These  girls   do
the work sufficiently well, and when
they become  experts  they  are  let
go and more  new girls take  their
places.    This   of   course,   has  its
effect on salaries.
"I can imagine that a good wideawake man stenographer, receiving
dictation as to company business
lor a few years, would be in possession of many details of the business that would make him of more
value to his employers somewhere
else. I snould think iailroad companies, especially, might find men
stenographers more valuable than
women for this one reason."
Stenographer
Is Restless
Of   35.000  In Chicago
10000 Are Seeking
New Places.
The freedom of the city oi Limrr-
ick was formally conferred upon
President Kruger. It i.s to be feared that if old Oom Paul returned
into British territory to claim that
freedom he would find it of rather
peculiar variety.
TIIK ■■ALMtXT PHISONKB.
kteawtaaat   ■lewarti Um ««>) Hani"
rrrr, lu Mng   Mng.
Alexander Stewart of New Vork,
the boy murderer, ivhose recent sentence for the killing of Edward Plesel, a playmate, at the
house of refuge, brought tears to
the eyes of Judge Fursmao. The
boy is said to be a third cousin Ol
the famous New Vork merchant) A
T. Stewart. According to Keeper
Coiiiiaiighton he is the smallest
prisoner ever received at sing Sing.
A carnival of biigandage is said
to have followed the close of the
Paris exposition. Visitors who
lurvived the big show, ami who are
still   in   the   French   capital,   now
have h "hance, therefore, to  exper-
' '   "-V.
ICO
There are 35,000 stenographers
of all decrees iu Chicago, in proportion to three women to one man,
and of this grand total perhaps
10,000 are continually seeking new
places. In place-seeking, however,
there are five women to one man
out of work.
In spite ol this fact, however,
there are rumors that certain great
corporations and railroads are intending to change from women
stenographers, to men, on ihe
ground that a man stenographer,
taking dictation in company business tor a period,naturally becomes
fitted lor positions in which he may
be worth more to himself and his
company than if he remained at
the typewriter.
It is argued that many businesses
are such that a women stenogragher
could not be promoted, and   that in
these, especially, men stenographers
are better and cheaper in   the   end.
There is DO fault found with women
as stenographers,   10  far as   their
work is concerned.    But for several
reasons  they   hold  their   positions
for shorter terms than men do, and
few of them are promoted to higher
places.
In the first place hundreds of
women stenographers gtt married
every year. In the next, when a
women is proficient enough to begin to demand something like a
man's salary, many houses let her
go and take a man stenographer,
not because they can take dictation
Plrlug al  liiiiniii)   Heada.
The Germans  are  proposing    to
u .e for practice small globes   made
of silk,   called   "balloon    targets,"
to represent the head of men  firing
from a shelter trench   or  from   behind cover.    These, says the  Army
and Navy Journal,are to  be  placed
at irregular intervals,   representing
groups in a line  ot  extended   men
as well as individuals,  and   care   i.s
to be taken that     when a     moving
target is used its upper edge is  not
to be ol Uniform height and   the m-
ervals between the  several   figures
are to be irregular.    When the targets represent   artilliry   in    a-lion
dummies are to be carefully   placed
as much under cove, as the ground
twill permit.    The targets arc not to
exposed until the   troop-, are called
UpOD to open tire  upon   them.     In-
stiu.'tions are given as  to  advancing by rushes, firing at every   halt,
and also as to the liml charge with
the biyonit.    The  firers  will   see
the effect produced by   their  shots,
they will learn to observe the  gifs
made in  the  enemy's  line a.id   to
concentrate    their    fire    upon   the
groups which remain.
Queen Wilhelmina of Holland
drinks nothing but water. Which
fact is calculated to give Duke
Henry, with his German appetite
for beer, some food for thought as
to household conditions after the
wedding.
Two 111 in,.■■» <>ii (lie Wrong Side
The official report of the finances
of the Paris Exposition shows a loss
of two million ftancs. The total expenditure is 115,500,000 francs.
The receipts amounted to 114,500,-
000 francs. The loss is less than
in the case of either of the preceding expositions.
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teeoth century. The approach of the
time when men will toletate each
others right to believe as t'.ioy wish
and the inauguration uf the reign of
tbo universal brothorhood of man is
apparently as for oft" us when Christ
walked upon this earth and di; d for
thn sins of man.
NOTICE.
Advertising rates will be made known
upon application at this office.
Watches, _^^^^^
U      . . I   EDITORIAL OlTCROrim
JGWMuI J"    tUii'UUUUUiUUUiU'.
lim mmkm ■* fr*»  Slherton-Suiion Drift Tunnel.
wnTtnE   IS   HEREBY UIVEN that
sSj«S2_&?£
run, construct, excavate ■"',.     lami  iv.
[.mnel through andl under J JJ,
inn between the town of  »"ve.»?,J o[
1„5 town of Banjrn ln-Jbe DWHoi j
  SS i'om aVK on 'tf.e North -kg
As a fit and proper way of celebrat- j tfoor ^a*,^^**
inn the incoming of the new century ^neBoCiihe said town ol Bilverton to a
the Provincial Government should point Bt or near the town of »°« ^ ;.
cancrl the Slocan Voters' LU| and ^ftSSffirfi «fe
have a proper one prepared. The only |„,, RIU| branch tunnels Iron^ Uie WW
way to have a list an it should be is to tunnd; also to s.nkj ^
wipe the old ont, out entirely and have      )r8e fro„, the Minnel *'HPWJ,,"
a/ voters  register   anew.    And   HsKftOT&tB&ffi
Sandon Miners'
HOSPITAL
Union
OPEN   TO   THK   PUBLIC.
Subscribers, $1. per l onth.
Private Patients, *2. per day
exclusive of expense of physician or surgeon and drujjs.
Dr. W. E. Gomn:, Attoodsnt Physician
Mis* B. M. CiiiHtoiM, Mntron.
J. D. McLauuiilin, President.
AV. L. Haolkb, Secretary.
Wm. Donahue, J. V. Maiitin,: 1;. j_
McLean, A.J. McDonald, Mikk Jii: i,Yi
Directors.
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:v:E>\*r ::
All Work Left nt The Lulu-view
Hotel, snivel Imi, will I ti l'i.rwi.rd-
oil uml promptly utti'iiili. I to.
O. 3F$. Knowles,
SANDON.   - - -   It. 0.
present time, with no election iu sight
to tempt meddlers, si-cms the proper
time.
rcii
THE
LARGE     AND    COMFORTABLE
noous—rint.R   UXSUR-
PASSKD    IN    TDK
NORTHWEST.
0-^in^^o^oe^andmam-
vtTng works or other plant nnd £deel In
U.e products of the same; toetm\y,tett
iiiiKiiv, uo .»C„.K va ...=v r.r o l_ml ,iiH|)OS0   of  compressed   air,   "!»"•.
tho kind in tho mining history of th.U*erend^^^.ftSi j
Province. Oue of the writers on our cr, ' ,iri;tug „i,ove0r below nrinind, n-,
local contemporary, in   writing *HttrT^H^^toffi£l
|UOMl*tikiRT
SILVERTON,
B. C.
- -    - . .,   'lands'   the   right,   subject   to   existing
tunnel, grows so enthusiastic over  t"°  WRter*ror-nr<ti«. to ai-t|uir»> (iftJ  XiXtc Iron:
idea,  that   he   gives   it   a horseshoe *>„ Mil,fe%^^
curvoin  order   to tap   some   of   the I «,,t(,r 0l - - 	
properties adjacent to his   town.
Silverton's vital statistics for the
year just ending show five marriages,
eight births and no deaths.
for nil nr .my of Hie purposes of IhS UoJU
pony, nnd the rigid to use and Utilise for
. M. Brindle,
Jeweler, &c.
His recommenced husiness in
liis old stand and is prepared
to ih-vote his time and skill
to the repair ol all defective
time pieces. The Lakeview
Hotel is his S Korton depot.
HliuitB or excevjiw" , ■
tain and otierale by electricity or otherwise tramways and roadwuys for the
ptirposo of carrying ores, wsste, mine
products and freight nr as mav be other
  wise requiredj lo engage in all   kinds ol
The Silverton-Saridnn   ttinnei  pro- '""' ""* "'
...  . , . ,.' position is attracting the attention ol, pl,Bg „,„„,„„„,„„, „.	
AVehave always known   that some ,hfi entir„ provilu,ia| prMg alKi wt,lt ,t inKw(.rks or other plant and to deal In
.      ... ,. ,        .       , .. . ..   „. i   •      .,    c   _. the PTOdtiOtl of the Mine j to supply, sell
day this would be  almost   a necessity  might, as heme the first proposition o   lim, ,iiH1,os0  of  compressed   air,   light,
for the successful working ot the mines
on Silver Mountain, the only   wonder
is that no one has started this before.
The bui.ding pf such   a   long tunnel
and the construction of the necessary
works in connection wilh  it will take
at least three years, possibly four, and
by that time if developments continue
as   they   have   done   the last twelve
months, and there seems every  likelihood of it, many of the mines will be
quite ready for the tunnel.    There is
no place in the Province   where in a
few years a deep drain tunnel will be
j so badly needed, where it will serve so
many mines,   where   it   could   be   so
cheaply   constructed,   and
would pay so well.
It is true that the mines to be
chiefly benefited are on tbe Sandon
side of the Summit, but we do not
grudge our neighbor this advantage as
most of the ore will eventually have to
bo shipped this way. Although a large
number of men employed in the mines
will make Sandon their head quarters,
>to   You  Atld   Yours,
WATCH THIS SPACE
FOR
lAVKNTIKTII    CKNTCRY
ANNOUNCEMENTS.
NEAV DENVER,
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J   G.GORDON,
MWE8,RElliKST_\TE,C01imAMR
NOTARY PUBLIC.   .
Sll.ATM ON. -      -      R. C.
The sentimental reasons and  patriotic   cries   which   are   being   raised
throughout the land to induce the government to put an export duty on orrs
is probably instigated hy (he C. P. P.,
so as to give ita still greater cinch on
the mining industry  of   IV  C.    AA'ith
where it|ourtmelt<".r8   not  able    to handle one
quarter of cur present output   and an
export I'uty as well as an import  duty
staring the silver-lead  min' r iu tne
face, what inducement is there for him
to open up new mines or increase the
output of the old ones?   The   lines  of
the mine-owners of B. C. are cast in
anything   but  pleasant  places, when
-in irni^TCTnnm. ..u -,  , j everything from the govemmentar.d
we shall nndoubtedly havo the  benefit  railways to  the  local   politicians are
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AXSE/IISrOTOIV
HOTEL,
- —■♦	
Conveniently Situated near
Railway Station and Whar!.
GOOD  SERVICE COMFORTABLE
ROOMS.
Tableg supplied with 'ill the delicacies
ol the season.
HENDERSON AOErUINO, - Paoi'H.
SLOOAN CITY B. 0.
L-   -    - GERMAN -   -
AXA.TIVE OOLD CURE.
 HON TA IN8   THE   NEW .
 INGREDIENT	
For Sale at All Druggists.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
and Soo line
Still Continue To Operate
First-clas.4 Sleepers nn  all trains from
BEVBLSrOKKA KOOTENAY LDG.
Also, TOURIST   CAR8....Passing
 Dun more Junction	
daily (or St. Panl, Saturdays (or
Montreal and Boston, Mondays
and Thursdays tor Toronto.
Same cars pass Revelstoke one
day earlier.
of two or three concentrators, and
almost certainly a smelter here. A
smelter would undoubtedly pay very
well as It would have not only the ore
from the Tunnel, but it would draw
most if not all the ore from Slocau
City, Ten Mile, Denver and Three
forks, being by far tbe nearest reduction works to the mines. Thn
Company which is applying for the
Charter is asking among other things
for power to sell electric light and
water; a large order, but not more
than it would require if it ib run °n
the broad and progressive lines whicli
works of this character should be run
on; we hope that the power asked for,
for supplying water and light Will not
be allowed to lie idle, but that they
will be nsed as early as the circumstances will permit; Silverton needs
both electric light and a gsod water
supply very badly,
AA'e don't know who the parties
behind this enterprise are, but whoever
they are, if tbey have the capital
to carry it out, and really mean
business, they have our hearty good
wishes for their success, as we are
convinced that no enterprise has been
mooted since the coming of the railways, which has been so fraught with
sucb momentous possibilities, for what
might be described as the Silver
Mountain raining district, and particularly for Silverton. It should
have the support of all classes, miners,
mine owners, merchants, and townsite
owners alike.
ready to take a fail   out
every opportunity.
of   him on
sunt purposes sll water coining from the
satdlmiUr) or hruuehes,   and   to erect,
eonstrm.t and maintain any dam, raceway, tliiine or other eotliivance or plan
for diverting and utilizinn said walet Slid
to construct and fu.^lntalu all ttoiksnive* j
.-ni-.-t.i iiiilaiii mill   make   Water   power,
available; to take and hold shares in any
other Company ; to enter into nny  agreo
infold* and to mnke contracts with  per-
-niis or Companies owniiiK anv Interests
in   mining   lands nr otherwise and lo
Chsme tolls ttr.il   receive compensation
fir tht- use of the tunnels or works ol the
Company, for drainage or other  'i-i-i-tiis
derived from the tunr.Bl or branches; to
purchsse, lease or otherwise acquits and
i niii pnteniH, machinery, Unite, pr.-misee
buildings mill all real nnl personal properly ; to liiiild, own and maintain wharves,
docks and tramways in connection will
the undertakings of the Company, and to
liiiild, equip, inuintuin und  operate telegraph and telephone lines in  connection with the said tnnnel and branches;
aiiil with power to expropriate Ian.', 'or
the purposes ol the Company; and wiih
sll other.necessary or intklent*!  rights,
powers and privileges rn may  he nect-s-
s.iry, Incidental or enndnrive t.i th., attainment of tne aoove ni j-cts or   any uf
them.
DATED ai Vancouver. B C , this Sib
day of Deceinli r, A. Il 1SH.0. •
Davis, .Marsh w i, & Mac.vfii.i.,
Sirfii-ilora for the Applicants
Bourne Bros.,
BATH
HOUSE
AND
LAUxNDRY
UP-TO-IMTK IN KAT.l.Y BRANCH,
U'uHl! 1 KFT AT   |5. A.M.MMi'.'s   I:   Mi
tuiop t.v NKW DENVER  wim.  in   i
WARPED TO MJB A.KD   PliOMIIIV    I_.__.TTR.VID
• *  *   *t   B   •   •   •
SILVERTON. I'- C.
a rust snare crkam or tartar revlin
'DH-
(Laundry Work Called For and Delivered Weekly.;
i^N
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid Baking Pnwdi-rs containing
alum.   They uo Injurious to health
NO
TROUBLE
TO QUOTE YOU RATES AND
GIVE    YOU
A
POINTER
Regarding The Eastern
TRIP
You   Contemplate   Taking
Our $5000
DIAMOND RIKO.
JfALL   AND   WINTER SCHEDULE NOW EFFECTIVE.
For rates, tickets, and full information
*pply to Q. B, Cuahdlsb, Ageut, Silver-
on, B.C., or
W. F. ANDERSON,
Trav. P*a». Aejen;, Nelson
K.J. COYLE
A. 0. P. Agent, Van on ver.
Before snother issue  of Tub  Ril-
ykrtonian   appears   tho     ninteeiilh
century   and   its   doings   will   have
passed into history and the year 1901,
the first in the  twentieth  century  of
the  Christian   Era   will   havo   been
ushered in amid the prayers of millions
of people and the ringing of innumerable  chnroh  bells.    Thesn millions of
people who profess to bo followers of
bud believers in tho meek   and holy
One, who came into the world to save
sinners, sre at the present time acting
up  to anything  but the teachings of
Joins  Christ, who spread the   gospel
by moral suasion  and good   actions,
but,   are acting   rather  as fanatioal
followers of  Mahommed who t&ughl
that the sword was the key to Heaven
and   Hell.     It   is   rbgretable,    but,
nevertheless true, that at tbe present
time tbere are  being atrocities committed in the name of Christ that arc
as i bad   as the  outrages perpetrated
durihft fshe religious wars o( the six-
This is the host value in a
Lady's Diamond Ring
ever offered fur $50.00.
The »ton« In .tic-i- rin£i art
personally itlected by tic f r ,m
thc cutters in Amsterdam,
and are absolutely perfect.
You will find this and
hundreds of other styles
illustrated in our new cata-
logue> a copy of which
will be sent you free.
CALIFORNIA   WINE
COMPANY, LTD
NELSON, B, C.
yyi^Tss -A.JEL& cxa- .A.:
AirontM for CALVARY 111Z15 tt. P
General        Fulh Line      Lumber,
Mining     Dry   & Mixed Sash and*
llflltj.,, nil-mi   *ia'v mniii   .1.   «mt->._.*.-   i 7^ J **^**
hereof.   In iipplv li> ilie Miihh' U.-e-T'lir ! *-, m. w-.     *
for a lVrtir.i-.il.' al Iint-rowm-nia, toi Hie, *•» I ] r>H I 1 P<5 I   flints Dnni'S
porposeofobteiiiliigeCrowuGreatoftW ^uKPi,c?« k «*IUL». u*J^l^>.
McCallum^Co.,    Slocan, 11. O.
l£oDonald'63 mtdl.TrexzT.
StsiTolo*
GOO!* SADDLE AND PACK   HOUSES   FOIt   HIRE   AT   REASONAUll
KATKS -   -A UF.NI-UAI. KREKiHT AND TRANSKEU BUSINESS I'M-
CEllTIFICAT1-: pP IMPROVEMENT*!
NOTICKr— "8t. Hkikna" Hnd "Timv"
S.llni ral OUmii- ; witiiaN- In the Sloran
Miniiii! Division of We.--t Koolena»
Dtsiriut.
Where loctttd:—On Fonr ^IiV ir»-ek,
n-lneaiinns of tho ''P.siiei .M.iiden" kJmI
"Rilverton."
Tuke   no'ii'e that 1, N   P. Towi°pnil
llrtilif! R8   tti.'1'lit   fnr   lli<>   lilii-r M-iiili'd
('onsoli.hite.l MioMu k fbrnti'ttna t'.'.n-
pony. Kite Miner's (Vrlifkile N.>.
n41l.">.!. int-inl sixty dsjmfr in Uteri*!
id'i-vo cla.niH.    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
And further  <nke   not Ire  Ihst notion I
tinder section ^7,   inn»l le rominenoed I
j berora iim issnsnue ul stn-h   Certifirate o !
Itntirovemenls.
Dated this Int day of Oetober. l!>\).
N. F. Townsknd.
24 | 11 10).
CERTIFICATE OF IMPUoVeMEN'TS.
NOTICE :—"Last CIiamk No. II,"
(Silvvr Nu^'itet,) Mineral Chuin, situate
In the Slonin Minted Division of West
Kootcnsy District.
Where loeated :-On the divide between
Kiel it iiii'lTen Mio-Cieeks.
Take Notice that I, I. M, McCreuor, ]
iv-tinH bh fluent for tieortre Kvihl, Fret
Miner.s Cfrliflrato No li-MWSO, intend
pixty days from the date hereof to Spply
to the Million U'-t'i nlcr fui-a Certificate
of Improvement, for the purpose of oh-
luining a Ciown Grant of the Above
claim.
And fur1 her take nolico thnt action
miller section 37, inu*t be commenced
before the IsHiiiittcc of such Certificate of
Improvmnuts.
Dated this till) day of November, 1000.
J. M. Mc'.iiii'iion.
22-11-CO
Outei'lo Parti,,* .    _dtini( Horwfl in Silverion
Can   Huve Them   Reserved By  Writing To—|
♦ i t t t ♦ *
A. P. McDONAl.l'.
MLVERTON. • • B. C
DIAMOND HALL, Established1854.
Ryrie Bros.,
Yenge and Adelaide Sts.,
TORONTO.
 I       | I II ■lUIIMIII II        II   ■IISSIIMI !■■  || Mil, j
j. m. McGregor
provincial~land~ surveyor
and mining engineer.
SLOOANf CITY,   B.C.
NOTICE TO  DELINQUENT
CO-OWNER.
Tu fit's KmiiKii, or lo any person or
persons to « hom he mny hnve transferred
liis Interests in. lhe following Mineral
Claims, ConSo No. ^ Qommander and
Kiistol on Red Montain, near Silverton
B 0,, Blocan Mining Division.
Yon are herehv notified that I have
expeiiih il three hundred dollara (^300)
in hitior and impiovementa upon the
above nientioned A ineral Claims in
order to hold said mineral claims untfer
provisions of ijye--Mineral Act nnd if
witliin ninety dnys from lhe date of this
notice yon "frtU'or refuse to contribute
youi proportion, of said exjienditure
tuKi'ther with all: costs of advertising,
your interests in said claims will become
the properly ol the subscriber undor
Section 4. of an Act to Amend the
Mineral Ait 1000.
I'tiANK L. Byron.
Dated lhis26l!l, day of December 1900.
''MONEY SAVED IS MONEY EARNED4!
13 AN OLD 8AYING EVERYWHERE.       -----
IF YOU WANT to Make MONEY
 TRADE	
 WITH US.	
Urgest    Stock   nt   Smsllest    Prices.        A    Complete
Stock of Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, and Dry Ooods.
Large    Selection    ol     Heating    ami    t*f
,lVfl.
IT
Pays
TO ADVERTISE IN
THE   SI L VI- ETONIAN.
\ WILLIAM HUNTER CO.
i     A Seasonable Article.
i
Of the hundred of medicines ou the market
There is nono we can recommend more
Highly   to our customers and   friends thnn
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FOR COUGHS   AND COLDS.
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Try it untl bo eonyineed of its merits.
For Sale At
TOE    SILVEKTON    DRUG   STORK.
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