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The Silvertonian Jul 1, 1899

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And Up To Dare
Mining News
Of The Richest
Camp  Of British
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Cariboo   Maeorpoiite---
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N,w rroBSflles *..»_ Ope-** Vp.
The Noonday min* la still the talk of
| ,l,e cam.., owing to the rapidity  with
which it is lelugdeveloped and the large
ore bodies uncovered  and  made ready
for   .toping,    New   and   rich  strike*
Lroniiditliavsbeena* thick as sn.w-
llMllsinihe Klendyk*.
,   Mihoiif-h   tbe  present management
Llytook hold ol thi* property  since
the first of the year and had a large
nount ol dead work to bo before getting
I hirly started, eilll, up to  the  present
lima, two carloads of rich or* havo been
ihii-ped, the third car is  now lying on
our wharf, and the fourth car is sacked
Ln<l awaiting transportation at the mine.
A body of ore has been opened up for a
l-ngil.'nl over 120 feet, and U now boing
Loped.   This single ore slmlo is pros-
H for over 800 feet  farther,   but  as
jut not developed, and extends  clear to
(the surface, varying from three to seven
llwt in width.   The character of the ore
|is n steel galena, and carries a large per-
ienia-,'0   of   grey   copper.   Specimens
.■ont-iining ruuv, t_*UmonUl and native
Isjlvrr are qn'te common, solid sheots of
IthelaUer having been found  as  large as
It'ic puimola niaii'ahaud.     Assays csu
IheproiuredriHinlngiipioto tbo  thous-
|*nn_i*f dollars, batit is safe to say that
Ismrlicr returns on tbe oro t-oing sacked
Twill give not less than _-i0 ounces in
Ihilverand .r*0 per oent  lead per too.
Ovj^niit-ere ere employed  and  it is
tlu inn worked  tinder  tho  three eight
[■inursliilt system.   Ten ore Barters are
I kept busy ami seven tans of clesn ore
[are being sacked daily.   A  Uigo dump
nf se<-ot.d class ore ia being accumulated
I and it it lb* intention ol tke tuanaicemcnt
in Hit* near future, to erect a email plant
it.) redo. 6 Hits clasa of or*.     At present
hi sin ill jig Is employed, whhli is giving
U'usl   nitixlattion.   Tlie   Noondav  has
nude a recoid (or itself  that  lias never
I nn a-naled in tbis district and   has
I jumped from a small   prospect  into  a
mine, already employing more men than
-ii iii.-ruhiiiiuetl jiiinos  in thi* district
liiloirwhen ihey refused  to  psy  the
uoi'Hi scale of wages.   As an   oro pro-
'lui.r it r.mktj among tlie best of them .
11'" Ksmbler k Cariboo Consolidated
I "old -Silver Mining Company, pwning
"•"-   I^'inililer-Cariboo   group    in  (lie
Nl-wan, i* to t« reincorporated under tlio
l.i-a of Rritiah Columbia a* tlie Ram-
•'ler Cariboo   Mining   Company,   Thc
cspital stock of the corporation  la to bo
incresied to 1,250,000 shares of |1. each,
tin* 250,000 shares gained by tin* increase
being   pUted   iD  the  treasury.   This
'"-usury stock is to be floated in Toronto,
'lie proceeds from it to bo devoted   to
niablDK the Rambler-Cariboo one of tbo
•*st developed properties in th* Slocan.
The long  crosscut  tunnel,   which   is
'"in. driven to tap the ore bodies at a
point Isr below the present workings, is
•■till being pushed ahead, six men being
worked in iU   Thi. tunnel will be driven
ahead   steadily   until it makes   connections with ths wins* wblcb  Is bslng
sunk from the Mo. 2 tnnnel.   When tbis
connection is mad*, wbkb   will not be
until about Sept. 1, the permanent value
ul the nune will bare  been  determined
'""1 it win ih, possible to take out ore
at a third less than the preaent cost.
The work in ths tunnel te riot proceed*
ing very raoidly at present, hot a three
drill compressor has been ordered snd
will be installed esrly in August. With
this working rapid progress will bo made.
Sam Watson Is doing some assessment
work oo Ten Mile.
8 C McClure, foreman of the Selena
Mines, is takltig a few day's lay-oft.
Last Saturday, Conrad Bill and Tom
McMurray succeeded in killing a big
bear, just above the Comstock mines.
Frsnk Culver and Allan McDonald
have jnst completed the assessment
work on Iheir pr ipsrty tbe Ontario and
Fulton el aims.
J. Lade and Jas Otto left on Friday for
tha Lardeau. Thev will nut in the summer in doing development work on the
Lade Group neir Ferguson.
By an unintentior.sl exaggeration in
last week's issue, we gave the length of
the propoeed Wakefield tramway hs
three miles. It will be 5000 feet, with
an additional 1000 feet of pipe.
Sunday, W 8 Clark and G A Jackson
made a trip to the A. E. claim on Red
Mountain, in which they are interested.
They both expressed themselves as highly pleased with their property.
James Mom, of Nelson, made in
examination of the Fisher Maiden Group
on Wedm.--.dav. he was accompanied
through the mine hy A. A. Web') one
of the principal owners. It is rumored
that a ileal is on for this well known
Frank Watson and Judge .Spinks. who
are largely interested in the Willa group
on Red Mountain, visited that property
last Thursday. They expressed themselves as highly pleaxed with the
showing made l.y the work now being
done, ami predijt big things for that
L, Lerbert and John Gillis, two o( our
old timers, return, d to town on Friday.
They intend to do considerable work
tbis season on their prop, rtios on Finnel
creek, near the Comstock Mines. Work
will be started up hy ihein on Monday
ou Die r>.iiapnrte and Hidden Treasure
-.-latins. This property is where the big
strike of cle.m galena was made lust
summer and it is the intention of the
owners to fully develope it this season.
Bert McNaught is
Tbe shipment   ot  ore   from   Slocan
Lake points, up to and including   the
preaen   week, from Jan. 1, 1890.
From Bosun Landing. Tons.
Bosun  WO
From New Denver. Tons
Marion   •»
From Ten Mile.
Enterprise    *W
From Silverton. Ton*
Con stock   20
" concentrate*  100
Kirily Edith .' «*>
Fidelity     3
Noonday   *°
Vancouver 320
Wakefield 680
Total 2108
The work being done on the Queen
Fraction claim, below town, ia proving it
"' 'ar more value than at first supposed-
A tunnel is being driven on the velp  at
» I"'I'll l,t,t n(„,v   f(.0t  ,-,0*,   Uio   bigb
""tfi-niaikofU-e lake, and sterta In
'■'felly from tlio Bhoro Although the
•uootil has as ynl penetrated bnt a sbor*
''""•nc, .till n marked increase Is
"olicable lu both the width ol the vein
"nd value ol the ore. tt Is tbo IntcnUon
"'the owners to push work upon this
rfowrty and «o put it on a shipping
'Maw soon sspwwlble.
visiting   Bt  tbe
few davs
The msnsger of one of the big properties around Sandon, who was recently
iu 8poksne, irreported by the Spokane
Chronicle aa saying:
"Everything favors the miners in the
preaent strike. If it developes into a
protracted flght, the miners will simply
leave the country and force the mines
Into submission. Tbe mine oeners sre
not In shape for a fight. The shutting
down of the proj-erties naturally Will
cause the value of tbe stock to go down.
This will cause indignstion on the part of
tbe stockholder* and thev will interfere
aad compel the resumption of work, even
at tbe union scale.
"I expect the crisis in the trouble to
come some time between Julv 1 and 15.
Tbe beginning ol the strike was at a
time when both tbe miners and mine
owners were in shape to make a big blufl
It wa* the season of the Year when the
minea regularly have to shut down be-
CHUBS of water.    It is also the time when
tnttit et ibe n*'neri» lmt work a M*
eeteaieoi work upon their own proper-
Utt. Sotb were, therefore, in good
sbap* ** »b* strike. The danger oi
troQ-te from ■"'fact* water is now prac-*
U*.**»llj,atM*nd. Tl*e "Amn •■•"''-■<lo,w
Ibeir «*****ment8 and aro now ready to
►etunUo work. If there is to be a settlement at .11 this year. It will be withm
tb,eiioxt t.-*reiii wv-oV'
nr"-»'%»as. s'smwsa
j jaem ,
Harry Pyman Is spending a
in town.
The Nix Family gave a show last
evening in McKinnon's Hall to a fair
A large number of our cittsens left on
Thursday (or Nelson, tj take part in tl.e
celebration there.
Mrs. Barclay has been seriously ill
during the week, but is now, we are
glad to say, gradually recovering.
Sandon wishes to play the local football dub in Three Forks next Tuesday.
They will doubtless be accommodated.
Wm Hunter, who has just returned
from a trip to Windemere, speaks highly
of the possibilities of the north country.
No football match again this week. On
next Saturday, the committee hope to
puil off a game with the husky plsycrs
of Three Forks.
F. L. Christie, Barrister ol Sandon,
B. C. will i.e at the Selkirk Hotel every
Friday in the future. Anything requiring his-)ei vices will be attended to by
hia. f
Miss MeGrsw, a ho lias spent Ihe year
In 8llverton teaching tlie young idea how
to shoot, left on Monday for her home
in Vancouver.
Miss Dvker, formerly of Silverton, who
hss >ieen leeching in the Pilot Bay
M-hool, spent part of the week here, visiting her Bister, Mrs Scull.
By the wail let forth this week, some
one must have been telling the Ledge
al out the Bosun mine. It is hart) to
have our idol shuttered thus!
Onr street hud something of its old*
ihn* appearance last night, about twenty
of the Noonday men being down as a
result of the change in the .liift,
Several ( our citizens found, on arising List Wednesday morning, that their
.utei.le doors were tied shot. T- e Hallowe'en sprite js early thia year.
The election for school trnntees was
supposed to have been held yesterday,
but as no notices were sent out by the
Department to be posted, no Oall'-titig
was done. -
C. E. Tisdall M. P. P. of Vancouver,
was in town on Wednesday on a business
trip, getting incidenlslly some information as to the effect '*( the enforcement ol
the Eight Hour law
A hitch'haa occurred over the locarfoa
of the new school grounds snd the trustees are awsiting developments. It is
to be hoped that this delay will not
stand in the way of securing the appropriation when it Is needed.
To-day, Rosa Thorburn will take over
the business and plant of tbe Silverton
Laundry, which he will carry on at tne
old stand. Mm. Annie Saunders will be
in charge ol the laundry department,
a guarantee of the excellence of the
work *o be done. The l*th looms will
be run In connection with the laundry,
as heretofore.
Rev. M. D. McKee, ot Slocan City,
B C, and Miss C. J. McK-chnle were
married this afternoon (June SI ) at the
home of the bride's father. Mr. McKech-
nie. on John St. Mr. and Mit. McKee
will spend a short time in Ontario, and
expect to I* at home to their ltri'i-h
Columbia friends by Julv 15th. We congratulate Mr McKee upon taking to
him«elf so estimable a bride—tieorge-
town (Out.) Herald.
The Western Editors' Association paid
the Slooan a visit on Wednesduy, spending that day In Sainton. Needless to suv
they were told of the boundless wealth
of this corner of the universe, and departed with enough silver specimens to
convince their down-east neighbors thst
"ull is not gold that glitters." A prominent Sandonite was overheard telling
8>me of the pencil pushers, tbat the
"street was paved with -.liver,-' adding
as a clincher, "wait 'till to-nigbt and
see it shine."
All work in the Jewelry Repairing
Une, left at the Hilverton Drug Store, will
be promptly forwarded to Jacob Dovei,
the well-known Nelson jeweler. All repairs are quaran-sbd kok osis ybab. *
Re the eight hour law. The Colonist
in a leading article, pathetic enough to
make even John D. Rockfeller blow his
nose suspiciously, calls attention to the
manifesto put forth by the Silverton
Miners Union. 1 might suggest to the
members of S. M. U. tbat a vote of
thanks to the Colonist (or placing their
views so conspicuously before tho public
would be In order, at the same time they
ought to be more considerate of the
feelings of the good old silver haired
organ of "dead and goneism," end in
future in mentioning a spade, call it a
The following program, which a-rived
too late for publication last week, was
rendered last week, by the public school
pupils, before a considerable number of
Chorus,   "Star Spangled Banner."
Recitation, by Marie Cross.
Class 11 Reader, Spelling.
Recitation, by George Hur ton.
Class III Reader, Geography,
Recitation, by Alice Calbick.
Recitation, by Bertha Barker.
Song, "Brittania" by the School.
Recitation,   J. Barclay.
Reading, by H. Wheeler.
IV A V Class, Anatomy and English
Recitation, by Addle Horton.
Keci'ation, by Grace Cross.
CboruR, "The Maple Leaf."
After the program, the following diplomas were awarded: To Alice Calbick,
highest on the roll; to Mamie McDonald, deportment; to George Horton, for
regularity of attendance. Besides these,
sll the pupil*, were presented with gilts
by Miss McGraw.
The Spokane Industrial Exposition,
formerly the Spokane Fruit Fair, has
been planned on a broader scope than
heretofore, and will thin year make the
mining department its most prominent
festure. Mining machinery will be exhibited and awards iu this line will be
made on the recommendation of a competent jurv. jV sperul excursion of raining investors iroui enstern cities is W-in »
arranged, and efforts are also being made
to induce the eastern members of the
American Institute of Miuing Engineers.
who hold their Annual Convention in
Sun Frsnt ieco in October, to return via
Spokane, where thev ran stop over for a
few days and examine the exhibits from
the various mining camps. Parties have
been appointed in nearly every camp to
arrange for-isuiUble exhibit from that
section. The .late of holding the imposition is October 3 to 17, inclusive.
Mr. L. K. Armstrong, Secretary of the
Minerttl Division of the Exposition will
furnish any information in regard to his
Tbo«.e wbo will look after the collection ol ore samples snd thair forwarding
to the Exposition are:
J. M. Harris
Dan Hanlon
Slocan Ctty.
Alex Sproat
New Denver
Cl O T. 8tnne
D T. Stroheck
C. T. Cross
Each of these gentlemen have authority to appoint two more to assist them in
their work.
The splendid cabinet, io which the
Silvenon ores were exhibited IsBt year
will again be utilised, it being already
in Spokane.
D. R. Young, of the Kootenay Mining
Standard, visited Silverton last week,
checking up his notes for the big July
number of his journal. This number
will have a circulation of 10,000 copies
In America and will be reproduced in
the world's money center, London.
This addition, large as It is, baa been
practically sold and any wishing copies
should hasten their orders,
Silverton will occupy a prominent
place among its pages and about adosen
views of the neighboring mines will be
As an advertisement the Julv Standard
pronif es to be about the best ever given
to tho Kootenays.
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A hut snd lsss grew up together,
In esch other .lid confide;
A tew bright dsvs of summer weather,
Found them side by side,
The voices of the lair young twain
Rose mingling thence in mirth,
And sweetly floated o'er the main,
The melodies of earth.
Moonlight on the Hucuber River,
Cloudless and lovely slept;
While the swish of Ilia steady oar
Time to the music kept.
0 eves, dark blue ss the ocean,
That sleep where the lilies grow;
These waken sweetest memories,
But, darling, 'twas long ago.
For I miss the sound of your voice, dear,
So soft and so low as of old;
When I think of the days that are gone,
The present seems dreary and cold.
1 know you are wsiting lor me, dear,
And some day you'll welcome me
Whore that sad word "Good-bye" Is
Aud we'll know no parting or rare.
Nelson June 83, "Wllbrld"
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Silverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymlr, Kaslo, Sandon,
New Denver; Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar.
Midway and (ir-enwood.
•»»•_ stum-« -feaasw *4*%%*er erne* *mamv»r^wt\yame -aswasst  •*»-■» \«m-*rm«mi*ttt. -.■ ,«sw.wrsi
Hall Adall,    the Turkish wrestler,
threw three men twice each ln 58 minutes at Cripple Creek, Colo., recently.    *
!    The strike of 1,200 textile workers at (
. mlse.
. _.    ...     -.-..--_.—',. ,___». a.™-.     Fire at Laurel, Del., destroyed prop-
An Interesting Collection of DMSM from '       .'....   t     a..n
the T.o  _U.aUph.__s Presented In a | Wty Valued at from   $125,000   to  $160 •
000, Including a number of stores and
one hotel.
Vondensed Form—Galled front the Tel
•iK-atph Beports
Tlie wife of James Michaels, the bicycle
i i Jit, has secured a divorce from him.
Charles E. Littlefleld, republican, has
been elected to congress to succeed the late
Nelson Dingley.
(.-upturn Ijoi-nzo Danforth, serving his
sixth term as congressman from the Sixteenth Ohio district, is dead.
The steamer Danube, running between
A'ictoria, Vancouver and Alaskan ports, is
a wreck at Uuion, 135 miles north of Vic-
Captain Archibald A. Cabaniss, Co. G,
Twenty-fourth infantry, U. S. A., is the
new comniander of the Spokane army post
Seven prostrations were caused by the
heat in Chicago Monday, and one of them,
Alexander Caldwell, a laboring man, will
die.   The mercury touched 92 at 3 o'clock.
Professor F. S. Strong of New Haven,
Conn., has been elected president of the
University of Oregon  to succeed  C.  H.
chapman, resigned.
Kiiorh Ewvankis' young wife, Emma,
and his infant daughter, Emma, were
burned to death in Pittsburg, the result cf
an explosion of an oil can with which the
woman attempted to start a fire at their
Inline. The husband was also badly burned.
Michael Comford, a watch-man of the
Mountain Consolidated mine in Butte, fell
from an eight-foot scaffolding and crushed
his breastbone. He died from the iujury.
toria.   Passengers and crew were saved.
Julius Grotzke, aged 24, John Robinson,
aged 18, and Minnie Schleffelbein, aged 17,
were drowned in the Wisconsin river eight
mile below Portage by the boat capsizing.
A movement is on foot to erect a $10,000
monument to the memory of the late Richard P. Bland. William J. Bryan has subscribed $200, and, with other amounts, in
all about $10,000 has been raised.
Official notification has been received
that the new postoftice building in Butte
will be located on the corner of Main and
Copper streets. The appropriation for the
building will be $200,000.
Thc 3-ycar-old daughter of .J. P. Harrington of Butte fell into a tub of boiling
water and was scalded to death.
Antone Heneaken, a well known mining man, was killed in Seattle by falling
from a staging.
The Natal volunteers in Kngland have
been officially ordered to hold themselves
in readiness for active service.
The total receipts from all sources nt
the ports of Manila and lloilo during
the first four months of 1809 were $1,414,-
Congressmen Payne of New York, Dal-
/•■ll of Pennsylvania, Steele of Indiana.
Hull of Iowa and Heatwole of Minnesota,
will Bail for Alaska from Seattle June 211.
Non union colored coal miners were
brought i>7: Evansville to take strikers'
places, when they were fired upon by unknown parties. Six men were shot, three
Peter Maher, thc Irish heavyweight pugilist, scored a quick victory over his fellow countryman, Mike Morriscy, of Tip-
penary, before thc Lenox Athletic club
in New York.
A tremendous consolidation deal on
Wall street is practically consummated,
whereby all the whisky and alcohol concerns'in thc country are combined under
one supervision.
Daniel Patrick, the negro who was accused of assaulting Miss Bessie Ireland.
in Scranton, Miss., confessed the crime.
At 1 o'clock in the morning the mob as
saulted the jail at Scranton and half an
hour later the negro was taken out and
Mataafa recently surrendered 1850 more
rifles and the loyalists have given up
Tho Bermuda reciprocity commission
has arrived to open negotiations for a
reciprocity treaty.
The  3-year-old  daughter  of  Mr.   and
Mrs.  M.  C.  Hull  in  Boise,  Idaho,  was
burned to death recently.
Copies of  the  insurgent organ,  Indc-
pendencia, show that the Filipinos' hopes
of success are kept allanic by political
movements in America.
Secretary of War Alger has given indirect confirmation to the report that
Oeneral Joseph Wheeler is to be assigned
to duty in tlie Philippines.
(ieneral Otis recently received a letter
signed by native women of the province
declaring that if all the men were killed
the women would still keep up the fight
against the Americans.
Tho Mexkan'government has designated a commissioner to present the extradition case against Mrs. Rich, now held
in Texas on the charge of having killed
her husband in Mexico. _ ,
Burt Thomas of the internal revenue
service at San Francisco has sci/c.l 250,-
000 cigars and tobacco valued at $o0O0 in
the Capital cigar factory, thc largest cigar factory in that city.
The first consignment of United States
mail from the Yukon in the past two
months has reached Seattle. There were
14 aacks of it, containing about 30,000
letters. The Topeka brought $13,000 in
A stringent law for the protection of
working-women goes into effect in Nebraska July I. It is expected that it will
cause the substitution of male for female
employes in many shops, stores and factories.
Frederick W. Peck, Uniled States com
expects to visit Denver in the near future
missioner general to the Paris exposition,
fo consult with the mining men of Ihe
west in regard to the mining display at
the Paris exposition.
The situation In the smelter strike
In Depver presents no new developments.
Early Sunday morning a tornado
struck Bradlsy, Nebr., and partially
wrecked tlie town.
Two Russian engineers and ten Cossacks have been killed by brigands
near Kirln, Manchuria.
Fire damaged the Moro-Phllllps
Chemical Works, ~ In Camden, N. J
to the extent of $100,000.
The first cel.bration of the Fourth
of July in Hawaii under American sovereign ty Is to be a memorable one.
The minister of marine has assigned
the sum of 11,000,000 roubles for dredging and the construction of two moles
at Port Arthur.
While Miss Nellie Kendall and C. O.
Batting were walking ln Seattle they
were held up by two men, one of whom
fired at Batting.
The government of the South African Republic ls ordering large quantities of rifles from Italian firms for Immediate shipment
A party of 20 miners, bound for the
Sierra Plnta placers, lost their way ln
the desert and wandered around a long
time, finally dying of thirst.
The International cycling Qrand Prix
In Paris was won by Tommasselli, an
Italian; Meyers of Holland was second
and Mono, a Peldmontese, third.
"Dutch" Neal, the St. Louis pugilist
who fell unconscious in the ring tn a
glove contest with Harry Peppers, the
California middleweight, is dead.
The steamer Apache, plying between
Columbus and Apalachlcola, Fla, sunk
In the Chlpola river near Wewathlcka,
Fla., and four persons were drowned.
The brick-layers' strike ln Berlin has
been settled by a court of arbitration,
and men will get advances ln wages ln
September and December of next year.
The most violent thunder storm in
the recollection of the oldest residents
of Spokane, struck that city Sunday
morning. Three buildings were struck
by lightning.
The British armed sloop Buzzard, tn
trying to reach the French treaty shore
recently, collided with an iceberg near
St. Johns, N. F., which stove ln her
Captain Jas. FJntwistle of the navy is
to be retired July 8th. Commander
R. Rush, attached to the naval library,
has been ordered before the naval retiring board July 1st
The stock yards strike In Chicago,
which at one time threatened to tie up
the packing district, has been settled
by the packers granting the Increase of
25 cents a day demanded.
"Kid" McCoy has signed a contract
with the Colorado Athletic Club of Denver, Colo., to fight any three men who
may volunteer to meet him, one each
on July 10th, 17th and 24th.
Nearly 3,000 pants-makers have gone
on strike in Manhattan, Brooklyn and
Brownsville, N. Y., throwing 5,000 Italian women and girl finishers out of
The golden Jubilee of the North American Saengerbund will no doubt be
the most largely attended event this
week that was ever known In Cincinnati, Ohio.
According to a well defined rumor
the tramways of the Chilcoot Pass
route from Dyea to the Upper Yukon
lakes are to be purchased by the White
Pass k Yukon Railway Company.
It is the Intention of the University
of Pennsylvania to enter a team next
year in the Olympian games at the
Paris exposition and also in the English championships.
In the suit of the Nevada company,
owners of the Nevada Central railroad,
against P. T. Farnsworth, the Jury rendered a verdict for the plaintiff on the
second cause for action for $77,122.
Five men embarked ln a rude boat of
their own construction on the Yellowstone at Big Timber, Mont, bound for
Bismarck. Their boat was capsized at
Gray Cliff and W. H. Sullivan of Chicago, and W. Lawrence were drowned.
President Timothy Dwight, the venerable retiring president of Yale, has
preached his last baccalaureate sermon
before the graduating classes of the
academic and scientific departments.
According to Frank Lewis, a Chicago
civil engineer, the Chinese government
contemplates the destruction of the ancient Chinese wall that separates China
from Chinese Tartary.
The trans-Caspian region of Asiatic
Russia, which Is under the Jurisdiction
of the governor-general of Causasus,
Prince Berlatlnskl, Is threatened with
famine owing to the prolonged drouth
and plague of locusts.
Deserters who have reached the British lines say the Khalifa Is confined In
a narrow valley by the Tagals, a friendly body of tribesmen. Tho latter state
that they have killed 500 of the Khalifa's followers during the recent battle.
The large six-story building on the
corner of Pearl and Purchase streets,
Boston, was swept almost clean by fire,
the owners and numerous occupants,
mostly small publishing concerns, sustaining a loss of nearly $180,000.
When the body of Miss Belle Slavln
was found recently ln the National
Bank of Commerce in Wichita, Kansas,
death having resulted from a bullet
wound In the head, It was supposed she
had committed suicide. Later developments seem to Indicate that tha
young woman was murdered.
President-elect Arthur Twining Had-
ley delivered his first speech since he
was made the official head of Yale before the graduating class of the Hill
House high school of New Haven,
Conn, and made a profound Impression.
Professor Hadley attacked the trusts,
praised the navy and criticised the
The first trial trip of the new American cup defender Columbia which took
place* In Narragansett bay, was more
successful*than either her builders or
ber owners had reason to hope.     Not
Cau.pal(ulng Will Stop During Rainy
Season-Our Line Sixty Miles Long-
Insurgent Army Scattered -The Masses
Desire Peace -Volunteers Relieved,
Washington, June 27—Oeneral Otis, in
reply to a cable from the war department
asking for information regarding the situation and conditions in the Philippines
today, cables a long reply, as follows:
"Manila, June 27.—Adjutant Oeneral,
Washington: Dui ig the rainy season them
can bc little inland campaigning in Luzon.
We occupy the larger portion of the Tag-
alo country, our lines stretching from
Imus on the south to San Fernando on the
north, nearly 00 miles, and eastward into
Laguna province.
"The insurgent armies have suffered
gi losses and are scattered. The only
large force together is about 4000 in Tar-
Is. province and north, rn Pampanga. Their
scattered forces are in bands of from 60 to
500. In oilier portions of Luzon, in Cavite
and Katanga* provinces, they could assemble possibly 2000, though they are demoralized from recent defeats.
"The mass of the people, terrorized hy
the insurgents' soldiers, desire peace and
American protection. They no longer flee
on the approach of our troops, unless
forced hy the insurgents, but gladly welcome them. There has been no recent
burning of towns.
"The population within our lines is becoming dense, taking up land cultivation
extensively. They are kept out of Manila
as much as possible, as the city population is becoming too great to be cared for.
The natives in southeast Luzon are combining to drive out the insurgents.
"Tlie only hope of the insurgent leaders
is for United States aid. They proclaim
the near overthrow of the present administration, to be followed by their independence and recognition hy the United
States. This is the influence which enables them to hold out. Much contention
prevails among them, and no civil government remains.
"Trade with ports not in our possession,
and formerly the source of insurgent revenue, is now interdicted, but I am not certain of the wisdom of this policy, as the
people iu these parts are without supply
of food and thc merchants are suffering
losses. 1 meditate restoring trade privileges, although the insurgents may reap
thc benefits.
"The courts are in successful operation
nnder the direction of able Filipinos.
■'Affairs in other islands are comparatively quiet, awaiting the results in Luzon.
They are anxious for trade and repeated
calls for American troops are received. 1
am giving attention to the Joio and
Palawan islands.
"The American troops have worked to
the limit of endurance. The volunteer organizations have been called in and replaced by regulars, who now occupy the
salient positions. Nebraska, Pennsylvania
and Utah are now taking transports and
the Sixth infantry has been sent to Negros
to relieve the Californians. These troops
are in good physical condition.
"Sickness among the troops has intreas
ed lately, due mostly to arduous servic.
and climatic influences. There is nothing
alarming, however. Of the 12 per cent of
the command reported sick, nearly six are
in the general hospital, of whom 3 per cent
have typhoid and 17 malarial fever; 12
per cent have various ailments, 14 of which
are due to wound injuries. Many officers
and men who served in Cuba, break down
under recurrence of the Cuban fever, and
thc regular regiments lately received are
Inadequately officered. OTIS."
Are Holding ttusperte.
Helena, Mont., June 20. — United
States Marshal Woo|man has advices
from Beaverhead county, indicating that
two suspects captured there recently by
the undcrsheriffs are the men implicated
in the Union Pacific robbery for whose
capture a reward of $3000 each is offered.
Deputy United States Marshal Bush of
Utah, who has seen thc Roberts brothers,
notorious highwaymen for whom thc government has been on the lookout since
the robbery of Big Piney postufflee in
Uintah county, Wyoming, and one of the
postal clerks named Ditrick who was
aboard the train of the Union Pacific that
was robbed at Wilcox, Wyoming, have
arrived at Dillon. They proceeded at once
to the county jail and both identified thc
men. The deputy marshal is crt.iin that
they are the Roberts brothers, while the
postal clerk is certain that they belonged
to Ihe gang that held up the train.
A Trrniendona Waterspout.
Kansas City, June 20.—A special from
Chsdron, Neb., says:
jV tremendous water spout is reported
in the Pine Ridge, S. D., district, extending 30 miles in length, causing destruction to crops, inundating all the lowlands and swept everything in the valleys.
Fences, hay, stables and live stock were
carried wilh the torrents in the small
streams. Twenty-two bridges are report-
oil washed out and the.highways are all
impassable. Only one life is reported lost
—a child, drowned.
Over 80,000 head at sheep will be
sheared at Malta Mont., this year.
j A Parker will burn 60,000 brick at
bis yard, west of Dupuyer, Mont, this
Continued cooler weather Improves
the wheat prospects wonderfully about
Pendleton, Ore.
Two car loads of 3-year-old steers
were sold at $42 a head ln eastern Oregon; also a choice lot of wool at 14
Joseph Holtz, of Qlendlve, Montana,
has his wool clip of 24,000 pounds stored in the warehouse, ready for sale or
The Hoqulam, Wash., shipyard closed the contract to build the largest
steam schooner ever built on the Pacific coast.
L. A. Porter, of Lewiston, Idaho, has
made his first shipment of cherries to
distant points. The shipment, consisting of 54 boxes, went to Montana
Pierre Wibaux, the large cattle owner of eastern Montana, has gone to Tex-
as where he will purchase several thou
sand of Texas cattle to ship to Montana
A. M. Cree, of Miles City, Mont, recently purchased 8,600 head of sheep,
which he now has on his ranch north
of the Yellowstone, opposite the Rosebud.
One of the most valuable natural oyster beds ln the state has Just been purchased by a logging company as tide
land. It is In Samlsh bay, Whatcom
The Fairfield Lumber k Planing Mill
Company Is beginning the erection of a
building In Fairfield, Wash., to be used
as a planing mill and store room for
dressed lumber.
Farmers from the Puyallup and the
Stuck valleys report that hops are
about three weeks late, but otherwise
are looking well. There has been little
trouble so far from the lice.
The Pacific Sheet Metal Works has
shipped out over 1,000,000 salmon cans
already up to this time, and the season
has not yet fairly begun. Most of
these have gone to Alaska.
Judge Oaddls, of Montana, has sold
74 head of horses, the pick of his band,
to Messrs. Brown k Anderson, of Calgary, N. W. T., for $37 per head, and
was offered $10 per bead for the remainder.
The game and fish laws of the state
of Washington are now in the hands of
the state printer. As soon as printed,
copies can be had by fishermen, sportsmen and others interested by applying
at the office of the commissioner.
The wool clips of Messrs. A. W. Stanton and H. L. Perkins & Son have begun to arrive in Red Lodge from Basin
City, Wyo., for shipment to Billings.
Mr. Stanton has 75,000 pounds en route
to the railroad, while 30,000 pounds
comprises the clip of Perkins k Son.
The Pierce County (Wash.) Wool
Growers' Association has sold Its 1899
wool crop to Herman Metzer, of Portland, for 16% cents per pound, to be delivered in the Northern Pacific warehouse at Roy, June 27th. The clip is
estimated at from 10,000 to 12,000 lbs.
The Puget Sound Wire Nail k Steel
Company ls now the property ot the
American steel and iron trust which
has decided to close up the business at
Everett, Wash., and is fast working up
the odds and ends of the wire on hand
preparatory to closing down tbe works.
The Gaddis herd of stock cattle about
850 In number, passed through Ft. Benton, Mont., the other day on their way
from the Smith river valley to the Bear
Paw range. The bunch, which is almost wholly grade "white faces," ts
said to have cost McNamara 4c Marlow
The big plant of the Washington Mill
Company, at Hadlock, Wash., which
has been inactive for several years past
has begun operations and there is every prospect that the mill will continue
to turn out first-class lumber for many
months to come. Employment ls furnished for in the neighborhood ot 200
men, most of whom are already on the
lint Annual Meetln^-The Colonel Delayed -Kaoelved a Hearty Greeting.
All Along the Line-Will Camp With
Hit Command.
Bast La* Vegas, N. M., June 20.—The
first annual meeting of the Rough Riders'
Regimental Association was delayed by
railroad washouts which held back Governor Theodore Roosevelt of New York,
who as colonel of the famous organization
of fighters and the special guest of honor
of this occasion, was looked upon as the
necessary feature of the formal opening
of the affair. For two days the crowds
bad been gathered from near and far until
this morning the little city of Us Vegas
was tilled as she has seldom been before.
Colonel Roosevelt has arrived and was
greeted as he stepped off the platform of
the rear car with tremendous cheering
from ."iOOO people, massed around the depot. The noted New Yorker was clad in
his Rough Rider unifonn and was easily
recognized by tlie crowd. He was almost
lifted bodily from his feet by the press
of persons anxious to grasp his hand and
as lie and his party made their way slowly
to the Castcnado hotel the crowds surged
after him. He looked in excellent heulth
and seemed to appreciate the hearty enthusiasm of the people who greeted h.'iu.
As he wiilk.il down the depot sidewalk a
line of Rough Riders sainted and joined
in the general ovation.
A party of Rough Riders and citizens
met Colonel Roosevelt and party at
Wagon Mound. There were no speeches
made, as had been anticipated. On the
way down Colonel Roosevelt remarked:
"Captain Luna was the first man I spotted.'
As he met his old comrades in arms he
ejaculated heartily: "1 am glad to see
you," "It does me good to shake your
paws," "How are you*;" and similar expressions, evincing his hearty sympathy.
At Baton the citizens turned out en
masse. Colonel Roosevelt wa* presented
with a floral offering consisting of an
archway with a gate swinging open. The
design was made of roses and carnations
with a background of smilax.
At Springer the citizens presented him
with a flower wreath.
At Wagon Mound there was an ovation
of the people and the school children of
the place sang: "My country, Tu, of
Colonel Roosevelt traveled in tlie pri
vate oar of Vice President Morton of the
Santa Fe. Mr. Morton was a member of
the party. 11. H. Kohlsaat, editor of the
Chicago Times-Herald, Captain Day, Lieutenant Ferguson and Lieutenant Goodrich
also accompany Roosevelt. Col. nd Roose
veil has promised to remain until Sunday
morning ami will attend the review tomorrow  afternoon.
He telegraphed to the local committee
of arrangements that he would accept no
hotel aoiommodalions and wanted to
camp out with his command. Accordingly
a tent was pitched for his accommodation
in Camp Cochran.
Araerleaa Money nt Par.
Washington, June 27.—Governor General Davis of Puerto Rico has tailed a
stringent order against discrimination in
exchange in that island. The terms of the
order are that no person engaged iu business in Puerto Rico, whether a money
changer, merchant or employer, shall
make any discrimination in exchanges of
any kind of American money for Puerto
Rican silver, for merchandise or for service. American gold and silver coin, na
tional bank bills and treasury notes have
under the order the same current value
in all official and private transactions. If
a lower rate is demanded in exchanges of
American paper money than is made or
demanded for American gold or silver
money, the offending party or parties will
be brought to trial before a United States
provisional court and on conviction subjected to a fine of $100.
Suicide In Spokane.
Spokane, June 27.-An unknown man
has ended his life by jumping into the
river near the Divisio-street bridge.
Employes of the Crystal Steam Laundry
on North River avenue saw a man struggling in the water about 20 feet from the
shore. They immediately rushed to thc
rescue. They were joined by a number of
people who had seen the man from the
bridge at about the same time. Thc man
was evidently trying to reach thc shore,
and was a good swimmer, but thc curren'
Cleveland Strike la OST.
Cleveland, June 20.--An agiecmeiit !«•■
tween the Rig Consolidated Street Bail*
way Company and its striking employe*
has been reached, and it is probable that
cars will be running as usual on all lines
of the company soon. Tlie agreement provides for the hearing of grievances and a
resort to arbitration in case the men and
the company can not agree, and it also
provides for the reinstatement of practically 80 per cent of the old men at once,
the remainder, except those who have been
guilty of violence, being placed on the
waiting list.
Passenger Train Dltehed.
Topeka, Kan., June 2.1.—The Union Pa
cific westbound passenger train, No. I,
was ditched at Ogdensburg, a little station seven miles east of Junction Cily. A
telephone message from Juncti I City
says that a relief train has just left for
the scene of the wreck. Three persons are
reported seriously and perhaps fatally injured. The train struck a split switch.
Kngine, tender and exprese car, mail car
and day coach are ditched, the sleeper re
iiutining on the track.
Freight  Train Wrecked.
Rathdrum, Idaho, June 20.- The local
west bound freight train waa wrecked at
Ramsey siding, five miles cast of here.
The train was running about 88 miles an
hour at the time of the accident. It is
supposed that the hook that dangled from
the cable caught the switch post and
caused the wreck. Seven cars and the
caboose went in the ditch. Several passengers were on hoard at the time, but
fortunately no one was hurt. The wrecking crew had the track cleared soon after.
There ia an epidemic of mumps in
The Columbia river is averaging a
foot a day on ths rise, at Northport.
About $600 has been pledged by the
citizens of Wilbur for a celebration ou
July 4th.
The Washington Grain ft Milling Co.
new flour mill at Reardan is about
New Whatcom city council has decided to pave Elk street with fir blocks iu
preference to asphaltum.
A state bank will soon be started lu
Reardan. Ground will be broken this
week for a brick building.
The city council of Olympia has pass-
ed a "curfew" ordinance, which, It la
claimed, will be rigidly enforced.
Twelve cars of cattle wore loaded lu
Reardan by R. S. Scott, consigned to
Speer Bros, ft Co., South Omaha, Nebr.
Bessie Jordan, a girl 12 years of age,
who lives at Lakeview, fell off h.r blcy'
cle on South C. street, Tacoma, breaking both arms above the wrist.
The breaking of tbe first dirt on the
new irrigating canal which, ln the near
future, will furnish water for Asotin,
occurred last week.
The citizens of Kettle Falls, Myers
Falls, Colville and other points dowu
tbe river have contributed $2,500 for
the wagon road to Republic.
The special election held In Wilbur for the purpose of deciding whether the town would or would not purchase 120 acres of land for park purposes, resulted in favor of the park
A runaway horse attached to a buggy
dashed Into a wood-hauler's wagon, In
Vancouver, overturning the wagon and
throwing the driver's 10-year-old son to
the ground with such force as to fracture the skull.
There is quite a large amount of
newspaper talk now about plans to construct a railroad down the Columbia to
tide water. There seems to be great
secrecy maintained as to tbe promoters
and the point of destination.
From present appearances the whole
of the burned district ln Republic will
be rebuilt by the Fourth of July, with
possibly two or tree exceptions, aod
by that time there will be half a doten
more business houses than before ths
The division of forestry of the department of agriculture has just commenced a series of Important Investigations ln this state. The objest le to
study the conditions and growth of the
red fir, its value as a timber tree. Its
reproduction and the effect of fires upon IL
During a special children's service In
the Congregational church ln Tacoma
an alarm of fire was given, causing the
congregation to rush out of tbe church.
No one was injured though several la*
dies and children were knocked down
during the stampede. The alarm was
caused by large volumes of smoke coin
tug np from tbe basement where tbe ladles were preparing a lunch for the out-
of-town visitors.
George P. Wright, state grain commissioner, reports the wheat crop looking well in the eastern part ot ths
state. The acreage Is considerably
less than last year, the extra ground
being taken up with summer fallow
aud feed crops. Barley Is also becoming a favorite crop, with better chances
of good returns than wheat Farmers
are more Inclined to sell, and wheat Is
moving more freely than lt bas ln several weeks. The prospects are tbat
harvest will be late this season, as tbe
grain Is backward In nearly all the
wheat sections, and much ot the winter
wheat has been resown   with   spring
The Most II. ...iilf.il Woman In Ohio.
Toledo, O., June 27.—The Toledo Press
' 1nb has issued a letter to the newsp.p.rs
of Ohio asking them to assist in determining the most beautiful woman in Ohio, the | was too strong for him, nnd he was unable
judges to be eminent artists of Cleveland, to make any headway, being carried down
Cincinnati, Dayton nnd Columbus.
She is to lie heralded in all the designs
to be used by the Ohio exposition.
only did the new boat show herself to
stream by the gwift current.
Tin Plate Workmen to i*o on fltrlke.
Pittsburg, June    27.—The    Mnfei-n-.
Puerto Hlcan. Ballet In o..r Army,     -olmriittee of the American Tin Piste Com-
New York, June 27.^-Secrctary  Alger  pany and the workers closed at Chicago
ias   lieen  advised   by  Brigadier  General  without reaching an agreement     nnd
be seaworthy ln every particular, but  Davis,   commanding   the   department   of strike of 4P,000 will be Inaugurated Sit
she met the old racer Defender   ln a  Puerto Rico, that 300 native Puerto Ricans urday.
friendly brush of a mile to windward  have been enlisted Into the battalion au-l —— —
and vanquished her with the greatest thoiiwd by the war department.  One bun-1    Benjamin FranHln used
»se. Jdred more men will bc secured. > lightning rods, 1762.
tho   first
Father < hriatle an Arehblahop.
Rome, June 24.—The pope had a public consistory to present the hats of tlie
recently made cardinals. About 3000
people were present including the diplo
ma tic corps, church dignitaries, and the
Ijilin Aineiioan bishops. The pope was
in good health and conducted the cere-
fony with ease in spite of its length.
At a secret consistory his holiness announced among thc appointments to the
Father Christie, Oregon.
Father Dennis O'Connor, Toronto.
Father Cloutier, Three Rivers, Quesne.
Dewey Arrives at Colombo.
Colombo, Ceylon, June 24.—Tlie cruiser
Olympia with Admiral Dewey o'n briar,),
has arrived here from Singapore.- sslutci
the forts ashore and was *wlutr_"*b-Vt_e
latter in return.
More Deatha Prom  Fever,
Washington, June 24.—Governor Gen-
eral Brooke cables the war department ol
the death of two more enlisted men at
Santiago from yellow fevr.
Wheat Q-.X-ll.,ns, Wool Fleam and
the Price of   1'rs.srr.
The following prices are paid for
wheat delivered at the Spokane mills:
Wheat—Bluestem, bulk, 66c;    sacked,
62c; No*. 1 club, bulk, 47c; sacked, 4.c;
No. 1 red, bulk, 46e; sacked, 47c
hay, $13; alfalfa, $11.       '
Vegetables—Potatoes, $2.00 to $2.26
per cwt.; onions, $1.36O$1.60; cabbage
$2.60 per cwt; celery, 60 to 60c per do..
Hay—Timothy, $13 per ton; wheat
bay, $11; alfalfa, $11.
Ry«—Country points, f. o. b., 78c per
owt; Spokane, 76c per cwt
Corn—Whole, $1.16 per owt; cracked, $1.20.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $14 per ton;
shoru, $13.| bran, $16.; rolled barley,
$20.; chicken feed, $16 to $20.
Wood (on car)—Fir. $3.; tamarack,
$3.76; pine, $2.76. Retail—Fir, $3.60;
tamarack, $3.60 to $4; pine, $3 to $3.26.
Coal (retail)—Roslyn lump. $6.60;
Pennsylvania antharcite, $18; Colors
do antharcite, $16; foundry coke. $16;
Cumberland black, $17.60 to $20.
Poultry—Chickens, live weight, 16
to 17c per' pound; turkeys, dressed, 16
to 18c; spring ducks, dressed, 14 to 16;
gee**, live, 10 to 18c
Meats—.Beef cows,  live, $3.50 to 4.60
per cwt; dressed, V to 7,*ic; hogs, live.
4 to 44c; dressed, 6 to O.c
Portland, Ore. 'Wheal Walla Walla,
!>H I ■_(<!.V.I. •; bluesltiu, til (u 111 I.e.
* Tacoma, Wash. -Wheat Closed the
week hnn at the highest point reached
for six days. Club is steady at BOO] blue-
stem, (P.c.
New York,--Silver Certificates, <«•!
@02c.    • .
Ssn Francisco., Silver bars 00 $•_-.
•Yloxicae dollars, 4U.'I l(«f>0  1 4c.
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vet:   ••t    "New Vork.- -The brokers' price for lead
rs !M.'*5 and for oopjier $|R
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Thomaa t'ornellaa la Dead.
Portland, June 20.—Colonel Thomas
Cornelius, a pioneer of 1845 and oiie ol
the most widely known men in th* stale,
've ,n>...,tv w,-.? )s%'trj _f*.w.£ dsc^wsx r
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The UeBelt Will be Less Than a Hundred Million-Caused by tho Wns-A
data of slaty Millions ttvar the Laat
K port a tear Ago.
Washington, June 24.—lt ia regarded
an a conservative estimate that the treasury de-eit for the lineal year of 18.U,
w'-lch Hoses 10 days hence will be less
than' $100,000,000. Already the receipt*
for the year aggregate over |4S0^OO,OUO,
with the expenditures barely $100,000,000
more with 10 days, judging from pa-t
years, of heavy receipt* yet to be ac
counted for.
Up to this date customs receipts
amount to over KSdOO,000,000; from internal revenues, $203,650,000 was realized
and from miscellaneous sources there wa*
receive- $3r>,500,000. Tlie total receipt*
from all sources last year amounted tu
$405,921,836, while the exjj-mjiturea aggregated $443,30_,u82, leaving a dclicit ol
From the closest calculation that can
now be made the war revenue account,
which with the exception "of a few items
went into cllis't July i, 181)8, will reali/.e
lor the year a little less than $100,000,000.
The receipts from tobacco alone will
probably show an increase of $16,000,000;
spirits, an increase of $05,600,000; beer
and Other fermented liquors, an increase
of over $-.8,000,000 and olcumargarinc
un increase of $585,000.
The two items which have produeil
more than 10 times us much revenue as
any two others are those applying the
documentary and proprietary stamp*. On
April 30 last these items had produced
over $30,600,000 and it is not probable
ihat by July 1 tlie total will exceed $44,-
1100,000. The tax on legacies will prob-
at.ly produce not much in excess ot $1,-
UU0,0UV, while the special tax collected
from bankers will exceed $3,000,000.
The expenditures up tu this time tji-
gregata about $000,000,000. of thi*
amount $28,000,000 was paid out on req
ui .lions from the war department. $K4,-
utJO.oJo ou account of pensions und nearly £10,000,000 on account of interest on
public debt; $12,076,000 was paid to the
Iii.1i.iii-) and $117,270,000 was disbursed
on civil und miscellaneous account.
At thia time it is impossible to state
with any degree of certainty what the
war with Spain and the troubles in the
lliilippines have ooet during this year,
hut an approximation has beeu made of
the actual cost payments on these ac-
■ .-..nt-t which places the amount at $230,-
A calculation has been made at the
treasury which shows that leaving out
of the reckoning t-e $230,000,000 expended this year on account of the war, the
$100,000,000 produced by the war revenue
man the Central Pacific the figures would
account and the $11,7.8,314 received
show a surplus for the year, approxiinat-
ing $20,000,000.
I'oaltioa   of  lirm.  Otis.
Sew York, June 20.—Tlie World's
.Adams.  Mass., special nays:
A Ion}; cipher mema^e from (ieneral
Otis, sent to Washington and thence relayed to Adams without the usual official
editing, lias caused Itesident McKinley
uwny uneasy moments. All that Otis toll
die president is not known, but the cor-
respondefll is enabled lo mnke this state
"ti« plainly intimated his inability ho
ronquer the Filipinos with the present
hj.'htiii)' strcn-rth at his command. Furthermore, it is mid, he gave the impression he would be forced to abandon
ground already taken unless reinforcements were quickly aent.
Kn-ni thc very beginning of the Philippine war Otis hss been an optimist, lie
has made official Washington believe he
could crush the rebellion with his present
•tr.-ii^'th, and instead of reporting lhe true
"itiistion, he has made his daily dii"-
••.iiches conform to the picture as he saw
it through his colored glasses. Now, how*
wr, that Otis is no longer able to suc-
'*-**ilii]|y distort facts, thc true state of
sffsirs is coming to light and he is forced
to tell things which he might like to hide.
It is possible that Oeneral Otis soon may
he relieved of hi* command.
Lake Pend d'Orellle Is rising rapidly,
due to the wurm weather of the past
few days.
The water In the Kootenai river ls
still rising. It has reached the top of
the banks.
A pack train of fourteen horses were
drowned the other day in Little Salmon river.
Hill k Pointer, of Mountain Home,
have sold 10,000 sheep to the Clinton
Sheep Company of Salt Lake City.
The Snake river has been bridged at
Lewiston, the last span of the big iron
nt. uctiij'e having, been put in place last
Alexander Basslnger, living near Sa-
lubria, was accidentally shot and Instantly killed, the entire back part of
his head being blown off.
Elaborate preparations are being
made for the 4th of July celebration at
Lewiston, which promises to eclipse
any event of a similar nature ever held
ln the Clearwater valley.
The county attorney of Elmore has
given notice that he will enforce the
alien labor law of the Btate. This is
directed especially against the Jap section men on the Short Line.
It Is conceded now that the arrangements /or the new 250 barrel flouring
mill at Lewiston are made and that the
mill will be ln operation this fall, as
work on It will commence soon.
Continued rain, snow and fog render
prospecting and outdoor work almost
Impossible in Buffalo Hump camp. The
camp Is growing more inaccessible to
tbe outside world every day, and lt is
becoming more and more difficult to
gef'ln there with horses. The Brown
trail is still almost impassable.
Farmers arriving at Lewiston from
the Pot latch say that the wagon road
below the mouth of the Potlatch has
been entirely washed out by the river
for a distance of 15 or 20 rods. For a
great distance the balance of the road
ls under water. The road at that point
was built by the railroad and is below
the track.
Following ls the list of deputy mineral recorders appointed In Kootenai
county: W. J. Quirk, Hope, for Pend
d'Orellle district; J. W. Slayter, Medl-
mont, for Medlmont district; A. Coolln,
Coolln, Priest Lake district; J. H.
Harte, Coeur d'Alene, Mica Bay district; A. J. Kent, Bonner's Ferry, Moy-
ae district; J. A. Sloop, Ockonook,
Boundary district; W. H. Lyons, Lake-
view, Lakeview district
The governor has made the following
promotions In the Idaho volunteers,
resulting from the vacancy caused by
tbe resignation of Captain Schattner
of Company B; First Lieutenant Edward O. Martlnsou of Company B, to
be captain of Company B; Second Lieutenant Robert D. Stalnton of Company
B, to be First Lleuteuant of Company
B; Private Chlpear Wllcut of Company
B, to be second lieutenant of Company
Items From tha Rich Blglom of tha Facia. Northwest, Mews From AU the
Principle Mining Camps-Pergonals—
Mining Notes.
Snn Jnan la to Celebrate
Washington, June 20.—Tlie citizens of
Sun Juan, the capital of Puerto Kico, propose to display their patriotism and fidelity to the government by celebrating the
Fourth of July in good American style.
A (xiimnittoe of 25 San Juan citizens have
prepared an elaborate program for the oc-
i*asion. There will be addresses by prominent cititens upon tiie significance of the
day and at night there will be a great
display of fireworks. In order that the
display may meet expectations, the committee requested Acting Secretary of War
Meikeljohn to have the government waive
the tariff on fireworks needed for tlie oo
casion and have''them sent to >San Juan
ou a government transport This request
Acting Secretary Meikeljohn promptly
granted by cable.
The Nhnmroek la Launched.
London, June 27.—Sir Thomas Upton's
'-up challenger Shamrock was launched
at Millwall.
As the Shamrock reached midstream
from the slips a barge collided with her,
striking the yacht's bow nbove the water
line and making a big dont.
■.earl-   a   Mile   a   Minute.
New York, June 24.—Charles Murphy,
•ami by a locomotive, rode a mile on a
uoyele in one minute and five seconds
near Maywood, L. I. On June 30 he
will endeavor to cover thc mile in one
Rhode Island **tf_a the first of the colonies to declare Itself "free from all
dependence on the crown of Great
Britain."   This she did May 4th, 1776.
—'      ■   - n I    i m ■■ a    ■      t*m a -_,
The first deaf and dumb asylum was
founded tn England, by Thomas Bralff-
wood, 1760; and the first ln the United
States was at Hartford, 1817.
Meerschaum means "froth of the
■*ea-"   It Is white and eoft when dug
Pattern makers of St. Paul organised.
Electrotypers of Cincinnati still on
Dockers at Fairport, O., out on
Large shoe factory at Cincinnati unionized.
Journeymen tailors Issued four charters last month.
A union tailor bas been appointed
state factory Inspector.
Trouble brewing between the boss
brewers and Journeymen at Milwaukee.
Unions the country over are beginning preparation for Labor day celebration.
Winnipeg carpenters demand for an
Increase of wages has been submitted
to arbitration.
Twenty-five thousand coal miners ln
the Central Pennsylvania district are
threatening a strike.
Oil well workers of Pennsylvania,
Ohio, and Indiana, contemplate organizing a national union.
At St. Louis 500 architectural workers quit work to enforce an elght-bour
day and 30 cents an hour.
Omaha school board unanimously
resoluted that the printers' label shall
be placed on Its printing.
First class union plumbers of St.
Paul, Minn., will hereafter receive
$3.50 per day, others |2.60.
At Marlon, Ind., a woman's label
league has been organized to promote
the demand for union products.
The N. Y. Journal is still publishing
column ads of the scab Geo. W. Childs
cigar alongside of Its labor notes.
Glasgow joiners, in a second dispute
with their employers over signing
working rules, won & complete victory.
According to the Hamburg Echo the
dock managers at German ports are enforcing the black li6t against ship carpenters.
About 600 package freight handler1*
at Palnhsvllle, Ohio, struck for higher
wages and recognition of their union
last week.
New t'al.lnrt  for  Krnnee.
Paris,    June   24.—Senator    Waldeok
Rou-teaO was recalled
ace,  whero   President
that he form a cabinet
Tlie announcement
to the Klysee p:il-
IiOillH't    reijiic-ited
     wns    made    that
W_ld-**-taUMM«"■*■" completed the formation of a cabinet. The senator, nc
companiod by Hie cabinet minister*, pro
ooeded to Ihe Kly**eo palneo to p.eseiit his
colleagues to President Jjoubct.
Will -'ni>tn«*e ",e I**-1"'"''"-
Cairo. Etopl. Jun« 2**-'11 is T.0U)n_t
ed tluUtl^ khalifa h..Hl-" fe-tfj
with heavy fees by natives Wertdlj
the H.itisli. It is added he WtntM
woods Willi a few follmvc.-s and t"at -M
•apturc is iniiinincnt.
Mka In merchantable quantities Is
found In several localities near Custer
City, In South Dakota. The mineral
occurB in coarse granitic veins.
In Sheridan < ...up.
This is what Col. Topping of Trail,
B. C, who has been superintending
tbe development of the Zella M and
Fanny Woodworth claims in Sheridan
camp, Washington, says: "The claims
adjoin each other and are owned by
the Zella Consolidated Mining company. A shaft on the Zella M has been
sunk to a depth of 150 feet. At the
100-foot level Ib a drift 50 feet long and
50 feet further down there ls another
drift 150 feet long. These will be extended so as to develop the Fanny
Woodworth, whose northern boundary
ls not far from the main working shaft.
Starting from the surface on a ledge
two and a half feet wide, the miners
have never been without ore all the
way down. There nre four feet of ore
In both the drifts. It Is especially of
high grade character In the south drift
and can be shipped without sorting.
The surface outcropplngs on the property are over 3,000 feet long and contain good pay ore."
Mining in Sheridan camp can be carried on cheaper and more advantageously than In Rosslend camp. An average experience Ib to sink at the rate
of one foot per day. The values In the
Zella M also give from 4 to 5 per cent,
in copper.
On the same vein the company Is
working two other claims, the Rebecca
and the Kitty Clyde. Near it Is another vein seven feet wide. Though
no experimental shipment has been
made, the ore is high grade and similar
to that found on the Zella M. Next to
It Is the Discovery, owned by an eastern Oregon company. Tbe shaft Is
down 60 feet High grade silver sulphide ores have been struck. One mile
to the south is the Little Chester which
has tbe same ledge as the Zella M. The
former has an ore body four feet wide,
rich In high grade silver, Including a
large quantity of silver glance.
Joining the Kitty Clyde and between
that and the Little Chester, ls the Ely
claim, owned by John H. Ogden of Spokane, which has several leads running
through it. Though little work has
been done the showing ts very good.
Col. Topping estimates that there
are $250,000 worth of ore In sight, ranging in value from $200 to 500 per ton.
The ratio of tbe values in silver and
gold are as ten to one.
The same gentleman owns the Polar
Fraction claim, between the Zella M.
and the American Flag claims, joining
the Uncle Sam and Polar Star group.
A fine four-foot vein of quartz has been
uncovered on this, carrying similar
ore to Uncle Sam vein.
There is said to be much free gold
visible to the naked eye in the Trade
Dollar ore. Some of the fine quartz
and dirt were panned out yesterday
and showed a streak of gold all around
the pan.
Work will be resumed soon on the
Blue Bird and continued until a mine
is developed.
There is a report that there has been
a reorganization of the Copper Mountain company and that work will be
started up within the next ten days.
The water has been taken out of the
Princess Maud shaft and work begun.
The shaft will be sunk to the level of
the drift. This work has become necessary for better ventilation.
The drift has ben started north In
the Delta. There ls no change ln the
asBay value of the ore.
The ore ln the Morning Glory is said
to be betting better as the winze goes
The Tom Thumb is being developed from the 100-foot level. A drift on
the five-foot level ledge encountered
there has been extended 25 feet. The
ore Is of medium grade, but is said to
carry uniform values.
The Flag Hill assays are still high.
The cross tunnel to tap the big ledge Ib
being pushed rapidly. It will take a
month to reach the ledge.
In the Gold Ledge at a depth of 110
feet the ledge was crosscut In this
crosscut it is about 24 feet between the
hanging wall and the footwall.
The Gold Mountain claim Is not being worked.
The Gold Ledge Extension Is Idle.
Everything Is going smoothly In the
Mountain Lion. It Is a veritable
mountain of ore. Every day's progress
adds materially to its value. There Is
ore everywhere.
Britian Colombia.
The mines of Rossland sent out 2,641
tons during the week ending June 24th.
The absence of regular ore cars on the
Columbia k Western caused A falling
off. - No ore was sent to Trail on the
17th, 18th'and 19th. The new cars
are now in use and the coming week
the tonnage should go up again.   The
shipped from the Enterprise, in the
Slocan, last week.
Machinery Is being arranged for and
during next month the Cliff mine, In
the Rossland district, will be running
full force.
The men are still busy timbering the
shaft down to the 200-foot level on tbe
Gertrude at Rossland.
The Porto Rico mill, ln the Slocan,
started June 20th.
A report from Ymlr says lt ls only
a question of a few days when the Ymlr
Gold Mines Ltd., the only mine In that
district holding out for $8.00, will
agree to pay the standard union rate ot
The Sunset property, ln Deadwood
camp, has closed down ln order to prepare for the new Improved plant that
ls to arrive shortly.
A rich strike was made on the Hartney, on Silver Mountain, In the Slocan,
last week.
A. W. Mcintosh and J. I. Woodrow,
tbe owners of the Silver Shield on Keystone Mountain, near Revelstoke, contemplate making a trial shipment of a
carload of ore from the claim to the
Trail smelter.
Preparations are being made by the
Coin Development company to do extensive work on the Coin Fraction, ad-
Joining the Chambers group above Cody, In the Slocan.
Billings ft Bennett, the owners of the
Yellowstone mine near Salmo, B. C,
have discovered the Yellowstone vein
on the Yosemlte, the northeastern extension of the first named property.
Early last week machine drills were
put to work ln the shaft of the White
Bear at Rossland, which Is now down
to the 250-foot level, and which Is to be
deepened to the 350-foot level.
A lead and zinc mine is being opened
at Bristol, New Hampshire.
Location certificates when placed on
record do not require revenue stamps.
A placer location may be made in
contiguous tracts of ten acres each.
Copper and silver ores occur ln
quartz porphyry ln the Lava Beds district of San Bernardino county, Cal.
Land in California more valuable for
limestone or marble than for agricultural purposes may be located under the
mining laws.
Minors can survey their own claims
with considerable accuracy by using a
common open-sight compass provided
with sights and by taking care ln making accurate measurements.
The Ontario vein at Park City, Utah,
is a vein In qartzlte, from which $13,-
559,500 have been paid In dividends.
The Gold Boy group, in eastern Oregon, about 30 miles from Baker City,
has ben bonded to the Spokane Co-operative Mining Company, for $60,000.
Work is to be commenced at once upon
the property, It being proposed to do as
much development as possible before
the bond comes due next December.
The Tacoma smelter has refused to
enter the big smelter trust and Is preparing Instead to double Its present capacity, making lt the largest smelter
west of Denver. Negotiations are now
pending between the owners of the Everett smelter and the promoters of the
smelter trust. As yet no definite arrangements have been made whereby
thc Everett smelter will join the trust.
The Tacoma smelter now has a capacity of 190 tons daily. With proposed
improvements it will be able to handle
350 tons daily, making It the second
largest in the country.
L. M. Johnson and Henry Summer-
camp, of Weiser, Idaho, have returned
to Boise from a trip beyond Banner.
They went to examine a mine there.
The gentlemen bonded the property
and say It is one of the richest gold-
bearing claims they have ever seen. A
gold ledge has been opened. They
brought down 400 pounds of the ore, in
which gold can be seen with the naked
eye. The ore goes several thousand
dollars to the ton, and rivals even the
richest of Buffalo Hump. '
A recent land decision is as follows:
On the death of a homesteader, leaving
a widow and heirs, the widow takes the
homestead right of her husband free
from any claim on behalf of the heirs,
and is vested with full power to complete the entry for her own benefit or
to relinquish the same If she so elects.
A survey of a mining claim made before the date of recording the location
of the claim cannot be regarded as the
official survey contemplated by law.
When estimating the $500 worth of
work necessary to secure patent, any
work done by former owners who had
abandoned their claim can not be considered as part of the expenditure.
A mining claim Is not subject to relocation by other parties until an abandonment by the original owners is established. Non-compliance with the
laws, federal and local, constitutes an
To the Alnaka Gold Fields.
New York, June 27.—A new Klondike
expedition will start from this city in a
special car over the Vanderbilt load soon
A steamship will be at .--cattle ready to
start for the American gold fields 1000
miles nearer the United States than Dawson.
The Chicago News calls attention to
the fact that the entire number of American deaths since the opening of the
war with Spain, both on land and sea,
through fighting and the result of sickness, amounts to 6,200, "a little less
than one-half tbe soldiers killed ln tbe
three days' fighting around Chattanooga thlrty-Blx years ago." It ls an excellent item for the howlers to read
and remember.
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It cures painful, swollen, smarting, nervous feet, and instuiiily takes the sting out
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Tbere are In the United States 150,-
000 miles of railway, about half the
mileage of the world. The estimated
cost ls $9,000,000,000. They employ
about 1,000,000 people.
A peculiar will was made by the late
Sam T. Jack, the New York theatrical
manager. After disposing of his property, a third for his wife, a third for
his brother, James C. Jack, and a third
for other relatives, he says: "It ls my
wish that my brother and my wife
shall become husband and wife at
once." They refuRe to say whether
they will carry out the request.
The tallest man was John Hale, of
Lancaster, England, who was nine feet,
six inches ln height.    HIb hand was 17
following Is a detailed Hat of the ore j inches long and 8V4 Inches broad.
shipments for the wek   ending   June ] 	
24th and for the year to date, In tons:
Mines Week.      Year.
Le Roi    1,920 39,923
War Eagle .;    396        18.950
Iron Mask       75 1,275
Evening Star   36
Deer Park   I8
Centre Star  250 1,195
Tho most remarkable echo known ls
that In the Castle of Slmonetta, two
miles from Mllnn. It repeats the echo
of a pistol sixty tmes.
The largest diamond In the world
Is th" Braganza, being part of the Por-
The German Empire was re-established January 18, 1871.
Australia   yearly ships to England
Menlo Park. Han Mateo Co., Cal., accredited at the Universities. Location, clima.e,
and careful attention to Mental, Moral and
Physical trainiiiK, places Hunt's among
the foremost Schools for Boys on the
Coast.—S. >'. Chronic/*. Will're-open in
the new building Auvust tflth, (9th year.)
Irs Gt. Hoitt, Ph. P., Principal.
It requires 2,300 silk worms to produce one pound of silk.
"My wife bad -.lmples on ber face, but
ih* ""J, •£•"• u"""« UAS0A8KTS and they
Bave sll disappeared. I bad been troubled
with oons-.ip_-.iun for somo time, but after talc-
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with this ailment. We cannot speak too _!•;_-
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In China all land belongs to the state
and a small sum per acre, never altered
through long centuries, ls paid as rent;
this Is the only tax ln the country, and
It amounts to about sixty cents per
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any case of Catarrh thai con not be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
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The largest inland sea is the Caspian
between Europe and Asia, being 700
miles long and 270 wide.
There was a younp man from Lenore,
Who boldly went oil' to the war;
The "beef'made him sick,
He recovered quite quick
By the prompt nse of old Jesse Moore.
The average expense of a passenger
steamship, New York to Liverpool and
return, Is about $75,000.
Tbat  Hull,  Awful   Vain.
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"Monkey wrench" is not the correct
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Send for prospectus to James Lyon, principal
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The highest mountain on the globe Is
not Mt Everest, but Mt. Hercules, on
the island ot Papua, New Guinea. It is
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The first   authentic use of organs,
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Mothers will find Mrs. Winslo-W- Sooth*
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'hildren durag the teething period.
An Ellsworth, Me., young man allowed himself to be mesmerized by a traveling hypnotist recently and lay for
twenty-four hours asleep in the show
window of one of the principal stores
in the city. For the service be was to
receive $10. While he slept the city
tax collector filed the necessary legal
claim for the $10 and the sleeper awoke
to find his poll tax for the post three
years paid.
Baltimore pattern makers voted $200
to support their striking colleagues in
Boston, wbo are trying to enforce a
nine-hour day.
Pare Tea
The largest university ls Oxford, In
England. It consists of seventy-one
colleges and five halls.
Will  Be   >.-.-<l..l to  1'roii.rlj- Subdue
the Rebellion and Hold the
Philippine lalmnda.
San Francisco, June 2..—Dr. Charles
McQuestrin, who was on tlie staff of General (His and who was health officer at
Manila, lias returned home invalided by
the climate.
Captain McQuestrin made a close study
of thc conditions of the Philippine situation .He is of the opinion that it will
take 100,000 to 150,000 soldiers to properly Hiibdue and hold the islands.
He also says tliat the peace commission
was an absolute failure and that its work
from the start was without effect. He
strongly supports the military government of the islands, except that he thinks
more men will be necessary than lias been
estimated. He says Dr Schunnau kno ws
that the commission is a failure and is
coming home in July
"L'nlcss the troops, thousands of them
are sent to the aid of our men there, they
will be driven back to Manila in the
course of the next few months, during the
rainy season. Our men simply can not
stand the climate. Fifty per cent of them
will be Incapacitated by sickness. Manila
will be in a state of siege again.
"One of the greatest dangers that our
men have to face is thc climate The ne.*.
comers will be at a disadvantage because
the volunteers who are returning home
are inured to the climate As a matter
of belief, the Filipinos think they have
the Americans licked already."
" You May Bend the Sapling
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When disease has become chronic and
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That is the reason <why it is best to
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dtscharitea, Inflammations,
I Irritation!  or olosratloas
of mnrooi   membraoss.
.   . _ _      Psiolaaa, and not —itrla«
ItheEmns _***l**»lOo. S»nt or poisonous.
    Sold by r
or sent In plain wrappar
or (.press,   prepaid,  foi
•1.00, or 1 bottlss, fe.75.
Circular MUt 0_ rayuast
Make an booeil effort by Ullng a remedy thftt
■ nr* cured ihoi^ant.- vi Memiufly inoinniiio
Vloore's Revealed Remedy
■v!u euro vim. It purines and ■trenst— sns tbs
torn! nourishes the ivltem. Cautftlni no al-
Ohol or iin'reiiry—il is Ml** ami pleasant to
*ke.   91.n0 per liottlc si join tlriiK|-ist'B.
ONE FOR A DOSE. Cure Sick Hesdscha
aad Dyspepsia, Remore l'lmplessnd Purify tha
Blood, Aid lilKcstlonsnilPrereiit Biliousness. Do
not Gripe orBlcken. Tonnrlnce you, we will mail
•ample free, or full box for2So. DR. IIOSANKO
OO., Pl.ila.ln., feiu-i.   Sold by Druggists.
■ffp-INirPilea produce mol«tur<> and OS
rrOlDNtfT-lleH produce moiHturi. and c-UHeTtiiTiinij.
This form, as well aa Hlind, BletHling or Protruding-
l'llea aro cured by Dr. Bosnnko's PI lo Remedy
Stops itching and bleeding. Abaorbe tumora._too a
Piles aro cured i>:
Stopa itching en 	
Jar at druggists orient by mail. Treatise free. Writ.
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Tho outlook and   prospect  for   the
future growth and prosperity   of  Sil—
rortonv were nerer better than  at  the
present   time.    Ntjw   discoveries  of
mineral are being made almost daily,
aud comparativeiy new properties .sre
rapidly being transformed  into shipping mines.    Iu spite) of the lock-out
and strike,  that is   now   on,   about
which    the   soreheads,    heelers   and
pessimists are making suc-li  a   to-do,
the fact  remains   that  thero   are  at
present more men at work than before
the strike, all at union wages,   and   a
larger number employed than  at this
time   last   year.    .Any   qui*  familiar
with the  facts,   knows,   that   fur this
time of thn year, there are more men
At, work, more  new   properties   beiny
opened up and  more important  deals
ou the tapis, than  ever before.     The
new properties   that   are   being   developed have  come  to stay   and   will
prove themselves important factors  iu
adding to the   wealth and growth  of
this place, ani  all of our old   mines
wilt soon bu working as usual.
Kelson, B. 0.
f>o   You iMsli?
RODS   and    BASKETS,
HOT-ESI.,,.        WH1RF.
TCoeU     Bottom
B. C.
■•; llcai1(|ii.irters For Mining Men :•:
SILVEKTON      •      -      -      -B.C.
New Fast   Daily Service Between
Improved Connecting Service via Revelstoke or Crows Nest Routes,
First class sleepers on all trains from
Tourist cars pass Revelstoke, Daily for
Mt. Paul, Thursdays (or Montreal and
Boston, Tuesdays and Saturdays for
Toron o.
To-op to 92 hours, Montreal 66 hours.
New York 103 "     Winnipeg 6-   "
Vancouver 26 "     Victoria    81   "
For the North, Revelstoke, and Main
J,'.no K:30 K ex* Sunday lv. Silverion,
r. ex. Sunday, 15:20K.
For Rofsland, Nelson and Crows Nost
Line lfr-OKex. Sunday Iv. Silverton,
ilr. ex. Sunday 10:30K
Fo- rates aud full information apply to
nearest local agent or
W. 8. CLARK, Agent, Silverton
Trav. Pass. Agent, Nelson.
E. 3. COYLE.
Hist. Pass. Agent, Vancouver
B. 0.
auctioneers, ct'stoms brokers,
Amd Oehbral Reai, Estate Agents,
OSfloe Ib Healer Blarb    .   .      Maker Bt.
J. m. McGregor.
General Freight ami Transfer
Bnsiness IKine.
Orders  lelt at  News Stand will   be
promptly attended to.
81LVERTON,        -      -       -      B. C
W. Pellew-Harvev, F. C. 8., Member
inst. Mining and Metallurgy, London,
and for many years with Vivian k Sons,
Swansea, and al present their representative in this country, baa extensive
Metallurgical Works at Vancouver, and
is making is specialty of advising on the
cyanide treatment of ores, and making
tests by amalgamation, chlorination and
concentration. Another featnre of the
business is checking smelter pulps, assay
Ing in all ita branches, with chemical anal vses.
Having had ten years' experience with
•he ores of B. O, in addition to a long
practical training in Europe, the results
reported by the above can be entirely relied upon '1 here are no pupils kept in
be business, tbe assistants being;
Mi-talluroihts    Cecil  Bryant, Asso-
and AssayerS.   ciate Royal School cf
Mines, Londop.   A. F. McEwen, Fell.iw
Chemical Society, and lato Chief Chetn
ist and ' M,etallurgii*t with   tbe Cassiar
Central Railway Compan]-.
Analytical      A. A. Watson, Fellow
Chemist. Inst, of Chemistry, Lon
don, and Bachelor of Science, with honors
in Chemistry, wbo hss bad a long and
varied experience ln Chili and Queensland.
W, Pellew-Harvey represents the following firnie in Csssda, vis:- Messrs.
Vivian & Sons, Swansea; The Elliott's
Metal Co., Burry Port; The Cassel Gold
Extracting Co.Glaacow; Messrs. Jumcu
Bros. M. E. London; and is alto special
Government tisniaw for the Provincial
Assayera' examination.
Further particulars on application at
tbe office, FaWtM Woet, Vaowmver,
It will be consoling for those mine
managements in this locality who
closed down their properties in sympathy with the Lead Mine Owners'
Association, although having no
grievance of their own, to know that
thoir discharged entployees are all at
work opening up new propeities, while
their own titiii**.* are lying idle, losing
money for their owners,- and aUo that
tbe mines for which they shut* down
are preparing to ship in it winter as
usual, when the mines of the former
will be doing development work that
should now be going on.
With this issuo the -ilyprtokun,
passes the third milestone in its career,
and enters upon a new y ar with
ro»y prospects for the future. Born
uuder cauvaE, it has grown in site and
circulation and only once has its
editor seen the inside of a gaol. It
has seen, during its short life, the
many prospects in oar hills grow into
shipping mines and although forced to
record a few failures, it has reported
on many successes, The Bilverton-
ian has seen the boom and the
rebound, and in the now steady permanency of the camp, hopes to be able
in the future to represent one of the
best towns and wining centres of West
Kootenay. In beginning Volumn
III, we wish to thank the many past
patrons of our columns and hope by
virtue of a rapidly growing circulation
to gain their futuie patronage.
That tho rights of wage-workers Rre
protected and secured by organization,
and that wages ato upheld by Unions
mutt be conceded by every man capable
of rei-soiiing well. Is it. not strange,
then, tliat any wage-workers should
reiuse their equal assistance iu maintaining tlio Unions?
I (hiuk that it is; nnd, furthermore, I
tli ink that it is dishonest.
For if it is true that because of the
existence of Unions wapes are fifty eents
a day higher than they would bp were
their no Unions, and if non-union men,
when tbey -work, receive that extra fifty
cents per day, then it is verv plain that
ihey leceive a benefit for which
Hiey have not paid; and surely this is
Sur yet does that put the mutter in as
strong a light us it should be put. Fur
uot only do non-union men receive the
wanes that they have not equally l.el..» d
to uphold; but, fur worse, bv remaning
out of the unions they have made it more
exi«iisive and difficult to those withi-
the unious to keep wages up: mid thus
they are receiving benefits from those
they are all the time injuring; which, in
my   opiuion, is very   contemptible.
From which it ought to be concluded
ihat I have i.o complimentary opinion oi
a non-union mau working i*i a union
To be a bit entitled to respect those
wuge-woikers who have "co uscientious
scruples" ugaiust belonging to a union
Hhould conscientiously, leuiove to a
district where thu ali-.net.- of unions has
allowed wages to reach a figure thut
tbey can cunscieutioualy accept.
Aud it ia a fact that these "unaichistic"
aad **arbitrury" unions oidiuuiily do
object to permitting men who are too
utterly good and radically respect able
to belong to a union to remain in u
union dlstric t drawing dividends that
the union has bought and paid for.
Whereupon these "respectable"
goodv-goodys indignantly declare it at
tbey will uot be compelled to join a
union; aud apparently tbey lire V( r\
proud of what tbey are pleased to cull
their "personal lib rly."
Fie uppn them!
If tl'.ey had both sense nnd decency
ihey would never wait lo be forced to do
a thing so simply  honest.
For myself, I am an anarchltt, and
(.onsequeiitly I cannot consent to compel ling nor to being compelled.
Nevertheless, if one is forced to flVht,
I think it sensible to fight at least hard
euough to win. And this wsge stiu^gle,
the world over, Is ft itiout forced upon
intelligent union men by igtiorsct con-
union men. For if all were union men
or if all wage- workers would vo-ie together and in one party, as they leneibl)
most, there would be no snch thing as
strikes or lockouts.
Likewise, if all wore non union   men
there wonld be no str ikes tor  lockouts.
There    would     be   only  the  lesceful
degradation of the most abject slavery.
For over a month there bus I ten a
Miners' Union in Silverton. It wss
organized to keep np wages and to pro-
mole a spirit of brotherhood among I bote
whose interests are identical.
It has patiently waited for   all  wage
workers of the camp  to come    ;n,  not
doeB it now  propose  to compel  any to
come in.   This tin inn does not want unwilling members.   But it considers nonunion wage-workers i     worst enemies
not even excepting non-union ennplo)crs.
And we do not love our enemies
J. M. M. Benedum.
President Silverton Miners' Union.
Outside Parties Desiring Horses in Silverton
Can Have Them Resorved By Writing To—
t T t t T t t
a. p. McDonald,
Tliorbum i*^$*
(With profuse apologies to tho Shade of
"Ob, father! I hear the church bells ring,
"Oh, say. what may it be?"
'An ii.i-c.eam sociable," said papa,
For a cynical man was bo.
'Oh, father! I hear the sonpd of guns,
"Oh, say, what may it be ?"
"The United States expanding some"
Said the old man of the sea.
"Oh. father! I see a gleaming light,
"Oli, say, what may it be?"
"Likely tbe balo above the head
Of William of G.er*n»ny."
Oh, father, I hear the awful wails
Of souls in agony."
"'Tis a football game on New Denver'•
With a local referee."
"Oh, father! I see an idry shin,
Ob, say, what mav It be?"
Before paps could answer 'Snakes I"
A frosen stiff -van l*,e.
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«*.***•- «*»-,->-«tt*»*»Ms» _ i*}mmei.y\mm *-*v<«*> »:■ v***i
»2 00 per Annum.
A passenger who had observed to the
street-car conductor that it was d —d
hot, suddenly turned and discovered a
lady within hearing. "I beg your p.r-
doo, madam," he said contritely. "Ob
yon needn't, sir," responded madam
fanning herself vigorously; "it's very
much warmer than that."
A farmer once called bis cow "Ze phyr"
She soemod such sn amiable h cphyr.
When the farmer drew near,
She kicked oft*his ear,
And now the old farmer's much dep_yr.
Young wife—I want to bay a cap for
my husband. Matter—What size does
howoar? Young wife—I (ledum I forgot to find out! I know the hi.-. e of the
collar be wears, though. It's fifteen.
He'd want about kIic eighteen or twenty
(or a csp, woiildeii't he?
NOTICE,—"North   F.xciiasoe   Frac-
-iion"   iniiierul claim, hiliii.te  in the
Sloe.m Chy milling  division of \Vc_i
Koot> BM* district.
Where located:   On Diyton creek nd-
ji.iniug  the "-liver Plate"  mineral
Take not lee thnt I Fr_ncwJ. Ofu-fli?
um.ent for R ihert A. l-»-_ilahaW, free
miner'*, cei litieale No. KMU6 *. F »' limes,
tree miner's certiticale Su, 5»79.v,Genr_e
M. Sorelle, free miner's eertiti.'iite No
836-0 and D O Lewi.*, free miner's ear*
lilirate No, 2874.1, Intend sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply lo the
mining recorder to' * eertlBea'e of Improvements, for tbe purpose i f ubmii.ing
a Crown Grant of   lhe abuVS claim.
And further take notice tbat action
under section 37, must be commenced
heiore the issuance of such ccrtifieate ol
Dated this Tw lflh dav of June IS. 9.
Fn.-Ml** J- O'K 1LI.Y
24 | 6 | W.
Use   None   But
The  Best!
NOTICE:— "Lucky  Jack"    Miners I
Claim ; rituaie ill tli- SI nan Cily M.n
ing Division nf West Kootenay IHsinel
Where located .••—On Buuttnil orJPar*
Creek, 10 miles fiom Slocan stiver.
Tuke notice that I, J   .Murray MeGregor.
acting as   s.ent lor HoU-it  lit.idsl.-y.-.,
Free  Miners Certillc-iti*   N'i KtDits, m-
t>-nd sixty dsy.i fr. in the data  hereof, to
apply lo the Minink* Recorder for u Certificate oi Improvements, for the pur-
i-ose of ohtainiiig aCrowu G*ant of the
aliove clam.
And further take notice that aet'on
under section 37, must he coniint'nie.l
before tbe issusnee of sueh Certiorate o
Dated this fifteenth day of June, 1H90.
J. M. MiGtiKOoa.
24 | 6 | 80.
JTry It-Prove It.
•Nil THK
Gonerallarclf QM~ Wh
By W. I   ADAMS.
A Pii.icTuvi. ii« n ron Pa. cticai. Mr.y
Should he in the hand* n(every
Mining Man and Metallurgist.
It I* not 1.iap.1 on l.ihr.rntnrv test«, bnt on
the wiMrrUiAt. aesriTs obtaiii)*d l.y lhe
anthiii in sn itxperiatuwnl over Twrsrv
Yi:tK'i, and tei * bow le-t tnaii.plor that
«hi'h i* alrcadv ill u*c. nut in any ouu
!• cility, hut ull over the wo'ld.
Mni,,"N   Maciiinkry i'l-BMsniNn Cl
218 La Saltji Stheut, Ch caoo, U. 8. A.
Owing to a reduction in miners' wages
caused bv the enforcement of the eight
honr law, the miners are all idle and the
mines have shut down. Therefore sll
worklngmen sre hereby warred to ke. p
away from the Slocan and Kooleiuiy
country, British Columbia, until preHent
troubles aro amicably settled between
mine owners and miners.
Rsndon, B. C.        Grant Cot,
June  nd. I8V0.        Secretary  Ssmlon
Miners' Union
fWhon In
R.eat.-i vt i*ant9
(•'oriitr Hall and Vfrma StK.
''uniislifHl Romir.
Daigle's Blacksmith Shon.
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and Btpiiriftg N«'
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