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The Silvertonian 1898-06-18

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Neatly (Promptly Done
We can quote you bedrock prices
£. C. McClure, foreman of the Galena
Mines, was down from tbe mine Sunday.
Chas. E. Hope, of the Emela Edith
mine left for Vancouver on Monday.
Foreman Barker, of the Vancouver
mine, was in town shaking hands with
friends on Wednesday,
Harry Thorburn is taking a short layoff in order to rid himself of a bad cold
e ii t acted at the Comstock,
Mervigon Regniald William Ratbborn,
of the Silverton Townsite Company
visited our town on Wednesday.
" Trying to do business without Advertising is like kissing a girl in tho dark.
You know what you are doing, but
t.obody else docs."
Hear the author of". Pickett's Charge"
next Monday evening in McKidnon's
Mull. Something no one should miss
who appreciates humor and pathos.
Work on tlio Fidelity has been stopped
lit the present, pending a deal for its
•mrchaio. It is to be hoped that this
property will not long remain idle as it
is to valuable a property to remain idle.
What was supposed to be the footwall
in the Whitewater mine, is now found to
be merely a false wall. A strike of tour
feet of ore has been discovered under it.
This discovery was made in tunnel No
1. and will be thoroughly   investigated.
A Are at the Whitewater deep, destroyed quite a lot of supplies, cook and bunk
house, causing a loss to tho company of
about f3000. The new ore house was
spared and as Manager Raffle is now on
the ground things will be running as
usual in a few days.
A good strike has lieen made ou the
Tenobscot claim, GusCrnger and Cha.
Jack nftcr doing considerable wo.*k !'*-,e
struck a ten foot ledge of good coiieen-
trati'.ig ore. Work is now being pushed
with the hopes of uncovering n. body of
■shipping ore. Work will be commenced
at once on Mm adjoining claim the
Riiicon, owned by Majir Reed.
An option haa been given on the
Tyro claim owned by Mr. Harris, and
which is an extension of the Fidelity
ledge, to Mr. Sandiford. The option is
for thirty days and during the term of
the option four men are to be employed
on Uie property. At the expiration oi
the thirty days Mr. Sandiford has the
option ol purchasing the property for the
sum of 17600. cash or of taking a bond
on it for the sum of f 15,000.. Thirty
days ago this property was valuable
simply because tho Fidelity ledge was
supposed to run through it, it was simply
a location like hundreds of others uoir
Silverton. But Mr. Harris the owner
instead of simply setting {.round crying
shout the low price of silver and watching for a sucker to unload upon, took
off his coat and -yen) to work to find the
ledge About three weeks ago he
succoee'ed in finding the Fidelity vein,
with tho result that the property is now
of real value and Mr. Harris will thoitly
be rewarded for his labors expended on
Tho work being done under the direction of Mr. Sandiford is showing up
tlie vein to be strong and well mineralized, ore is being sacked by the men
employed ahd a shipment may be made
lVny Altaffer. who has ju*t returned
from zpiorpccling trip into the hills,
repot is having had a pitch battle with
;i legion of iiiir<piitos, he cava he waa
getting the bent of the battle, when he
wis ettacked in Ihe rear by a batullion
ui Spanish F.ira. He was forced to
retreat snd is now awaiting reinforce-
ments from the States, a li.t nt the
casualties haa not been coin piled yet, a
(ull force of expeit accountants ate now
busy soiling out ami tieperatitig the dead
fiom the wounded and the lis, wlien
completed promises' to show It to have
l-et-n the bloodiest battle fought so far
during the present war.
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Messrs Wheeler ond Abercrombir-,
went up to the Littlo Dasiy mine on
Monday to do their assessment work.
It seems a pity that this mine is not
worked continuously, aa it would be then
a steady shipper. A ledgo of over
twenty inches in width runs through thc
property and smelter returns, from a
shipment of five tons gave f 126. to the
ton in gold. Trouble aniong tho owners
forces this valuable property to lio idle.
Adjoining the Little Daily is tho A. E.
claim, owned by tho same company and
assays havo been obtained from this
ledge showing ♦ IS. iu gold. Three other
adjoining claims aro also owned hy tho
holders of the Lit tl,. Dalsv.
Prof. Arthur Lakes, l-.ss the following
to ssy, in rrgsid to surface showings and
I would say further, that most big
mines thst are to be, show themselves
in some way on tbe surface, and I haven't
much encouragement, as a Heneral rule,
to*j*lve the prospector whelms got hold
of some narrow knife-blade of a voin ot
ore and is " going down " with extravagant hopes of its widen ing into a "big
In the developemeut, (oo, of a young
mine, if the vein dosen't show its character at from 100 to 300 feet in depth I
woi/Idn.t give much for the channcB of
its showing any belter by continuing it
down to 600 or deeper, exceptions again
to the contrary. A good deal depends
on the local <*xpeiience of tho vicinity.
A disinterest export going over a young
region cannot fall to feel depressed at
times with tho multitudes of men " going
down " and " going in " with the
marvelous faith ol a prospector on ''poor
little veins " and " mighty poor showings, " of which the expert feels morally
certain there will be no return but
disappointment; ior a " pcor little
miue"isavery poor little thing; a
blood-sucker in the family, crying "give,
give'» M »||.tl„ deeper;". ' a littlo deep-
•'•" Whilst a really good or big mine
is a fine property, and thero isn't one in
100 or more thst is one.
Lightning has been 'accused of many
strange antics, but the following authentic freak of that strange fluid, which we
clip from the Livingston Enterprise, is
probably one of the most remarkable
instances of what lightning will do.
" Nicholas Vink came down from Frid-
ley Tuesday cvonin; to secure medical
attention. Mr. Yink had been employed
on the ranch of W. 11. Lee, near Fridley
and while riding horseback from the
ranch to the latter place Wednesday of
last week, was struck by lightning. The
electric current evidently Jivided, as the
horse wl-ieli Mr. Vink was riding was
instiinilj* killed, whites lighter current
Struck bis h:\t, tore a hole in tho crown,
passed t'own llong tin* left ui lo o( his
face, neck and breast, and front that
point Was evidently deflected to the light
nidi* by his watch and chain, and passed
off bis body at the right hip. In falling
the horse pinioned Mr. '/ink's leg nnd
arm, nnd the shock rendered him uncqn-
scintis. lie was found in this condition
a abort time after being struck by the
electric current by a party of school child*
■ ten plm pulled the carcas of the dead
animal off bis arm and leg and assisted
iu removing hiir to th i nearest ranch
house, where ho Boon recovered consciousness, although he 1ms not yet
recovered from the severe shock he
received. His watch and chain give
evidence of tho extremely close call he
received, as the links of tlw chntn are
melted and the watch plainly shows the
point it was attacked by the electricity
in a melted and blackoned spot on the
silver case. The course of the electricity
along Mr. Vinks face and neck is still
plainly traced by the blistered condition
of the Bkin and the wonder is that he wus
not instantly killed, as was tlio a niinai
he was riding-
Tlie Movie City Lender prints the
following war news,
"The battle ship Kootenaian nnd News,
nnder command of Admiral King and
Senor El Paso DeRankin, are having a
hot engagement on the high journalistic
sua off the coast of Kaslo, and grave
fears are entertained that they will blow
up tho citv with edltoral bombast.
Rubberneck Tinhorn Lowery, commander of tho Ledge, a small caliber
torpedo thrower, Is expected on the
scene mostly any inomont witli a shooting stick, a hypo gun and fourteen hot
Scotches on board. When he arrives
he will immediately Change his socks.
He will then bombard tliet'omique and
capture all the schooners in sight and
perhaps a few of the schooner destroyers,
such as the Kitty Goodwin and thc Ids
•Storms, which nro frequently aoen crtis-
ing around that harbor during the night.
In connection with Stocon City grand
celebration on July 4th. tickets will be
on sale the 4th. at single fare tho round
tripYrora Nelson and Sandon and intermediate points, good to roturn on tho 5th.
Bervlce from Sandon ond will he via
regular service going with special service.
Returning leave Slocan City, 7. p. m.
evening of 4th., tickets however will be
good to -t-otaru on the 5th. if excursion-
ists desire to stop over night.
Ed Nelson has n few copies of O.ilvie's
Oiiici.il Guide to the Klondyke. issueil
by the direction of the Dominion U0V
eminent, tor sale.
The Political Battle Will Sow Wage
In Tbe Slown.
The Campaign Club is breaking up   An
Einbyro Club for Bilverton.
Robert F. Green, the nominee of the
Sandon Convention is making a pielim-
inary tour of the Riding and visited
Silverton on Thursday. Mr. Green is
making a thorough canvass of the country
and is confident of success. It is his
intention to conduct a series oi public
meetings in every town of the Riding nt
which he will invite the Government
party to be represented and will if invited
attend the meetings held by Mr.
Retailuck. A hot fight is to be made by
the Govenment supporters in tbe Riding
with John L. Retallack leading the
folorn hope.
John L. Retallack addressed the Campaign Association in New Danver last
Taosday evening and from the accounts
at hand met with a decidedly chilly reception, Only the vigorous application
of the iiri/.zeis kept by the Association
restrained the majority of those present
from expressing their dissaproyat of the
very scattering remarks of the speaker.
Not having much idea of the Government'*; policy, Mr. Retallack did not commit himself but promised to explain his
position after be had conferred with the
Pcemier, whom lie expected in a few
days. Mr. Retallack remarked that it
wasfortuiift'e for New Denver that he
happened to bo in Victoria when the
n solution forwarded by tlie Association
reacted there. What Mr. Retallack
meant was tliat ihe Turner outfit would
attach more weight to the wish of a private cttlseu than it would to the wish of
any organisation of voters or of a duly
elected member. This insult was duty
swallowed by the Government end of
the Association.
Silveitons Local Improvement Association, held a meeting last Tuesday
evening aud decided what was to be
done witn the Government approbation
that was to have been used to fix np the
road running up the gulch. As this
meeting waa held privately behind
locked doors, we are not iu a position to
slate tho particulars us to the private distribution of this public money.
"May I turn in 'e parlour," asked Etta
rather, coy,
"Anil, bring along my  tu$np?ny, my
little toiored boy."
"His name is   toiored   Sammy,   and
Hornet bin' more than that;"
He is so awful sunburnt, betause he'd
dot no hat.
"He lives way oder. yonder on todder
side 'e road,
Down   where you said a rooster at
early morning crowed.
"So I went down and told 'em  my
uminmii was an ill
That long-tail' hen disturb her by
singin' froo hees bill,
"We drove him in'e torner au' Sammy till' him dead,
An'den to stop hees singin', his ms
chop off hees head.
"And when I asked her wheduer hens
went to heaven or not
Site laughed and said; 'Dis rooster I
dess will go to pot!,
"Den t brought --iammy pder  to div
him all my toys   '"
Betause he don't have any like udder
little boys.
"Oder yonder by 'e meadow, where
they dot a water troff,
I snubbed hees face so shiny, but 'e
black would not turn off.
"WJjat makes him look so toiored and
while I'm so very white?
was I born in 'e daytime an' he born
in 'e night?1
"Please div' him mv big nightie, oi
tut off one of aunt's—
His shirt is tored so awful! He's only
dot one pants!
" You might take one of papa's and tut
'em off (or him,
And div' him papa's 'spenders so's to
less him in."
"An evidence of the way in which our
Province lias been robbed by tbe Turner
Government and the puHio estate thrown
away is afforded in the fact that in the
deal between the Gooderiiuiu and the
Heinze, the railroad and smelter man, it
was proposed that Heinze should receive
1)2,000,000 solely for tho franchise
which thi Province through the
'I'm ner Government had made them a
present of"   Vide Ledge Jan. tl, 1898:
This is the Government that the New
I ion vor Ledge has announced itself, in
a very apologetic way,   aa   supporting,
Parlies cutting wood on the property
ol the Silverton Townsite, or removing
game will be prosecuted. Squatters are
also warned not to irespass ou said property.
by Cross -k Co., Agents.
Commencing on Wednesday June 1st.,
Services will be held every alternate
Wednesday evening In the Union Church
Silverton, by the Rev. C. F. Yates
Episcopalinn minister.
Service will be held iu tho Silverton
Church on Sunday next at 3 p.m.
Preucbor :-Rov. R N Powell. Subject-
Liberty. All are cordially invited.
Divine Services will be held in the
Union Church by J. H. Sharpe, Presbyterian A.iHsioiniry, every Monday
evening   at   7:30 p. m.       Everybody
Ed McGregor of Alywin was iu town
on Thursday.
A. Thompson, New Denver, paid the
Silverton! \n a call last Wednesday.
Our city scavenger and his cart arrived
on Tuesday Morning's boat.
Wm. Brandon, Slocan City, n-wj thu
Silvkutoxian a visit on Monday.
Mrs. Small and daughter of Toronto,
are visiting at. the S-ikirk. Hotel.
Sandon. is to have a Brass Band.
Thus the dangers to travellers increase.
On Tuesday last John L. Retallack,
was in town shaking hands with all the
b ).V3—lit."
Estimated increase of revenue 135,000.
Estimated increase of efficul salaries
Remember the recital of Fred Emer-
eoii Brooks in McKinnon's Hall, Monday
J une -0th. Admission 75 and 50  cents.
Boom !! With pale faces the citizens
rush to the streets. What has happened?
A Spanish bomb? No, only Jim Bowes
has bust the football again.
One of our citizens was up before, the
beak on Wednesday and charged with
disturbing the peace. Ten dollars and
costs were mulucted.
W. W. Clark, tlie mun on the wing, of
The World of Vancouver was in town
Friday, Mr. Clark is a rustler snd the
paper he represents is a good one.
Our citizens will have nn opportunity
on Monday evening next to hear the
poet Fred Kiuorson Brooks, the poet-
humorist, render selections'from his own
i •
pen. Mr. Brooks conies here recomend-
ed by Queen Victoria, President Mc
Kinley, General Miles, and in fact the
prominent men of America nnd Great
Britan. This is an opportunity that
should be missed by none. It is seldom
that an author of such world wide repute
ns M». Brooks is heard and a large
attendance at his recital should testify
the appreciation of Sllvertonians for him.
We publish two of the many letters of
appreciation showered on Mr. Brooks.
Charolotte, N. C. Jan. 5,1890
Your noble poem, " A worthy Tribute
to My Brave General," shall be ever
treasured by ine, and be incorporated in
the new million of my life of Stonewall
Mrs. Stonewall   Jackson.
Washington, D. C Aprils. 1895.
My heart goes out to you in a flood of
thanks for your wonderful poem.
" Pickett's Charge," and in your noble
efforts to honor tho name of my hero-
 Mrs. L, De C, Pickett.
Dreadfully   Nervous.
Gents:-! ws_ dreadfully nervous
and for relief took your Karl's (Mover
Root Tea. It quieted my nerves and
strengthened my whole Nervous System. I was troubled with Constipation,
Kidney and Bowel trouble. Your Tea
soon cleansed my system so throughly
that I rapidly regained health aod
strength. Mm S, A. Sweet, Hnitfort
Conn. Sold by Thc Silverton Drug Store
J. A
S*ll-vei"toii, B.   OV
Meroh nndlse
Spring Suit Patterns Now on Hand.
I would respectfully invite gentlemen to an early inspection of my
selections in Spring and Summer Suitings.
My prices will be found moderate. I madce it a point to keep them at
low as is consulted with good material, good1 worknaanshh) and the care
and a,tJenJ.ion requiste to get up thoroughly satisfactory garments.
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Domestic and Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars ai the Bar.
Hotel Victoria,
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■~st! - '-':? ■■■•■•>:r*^_»_F-J||_MJMHBg SALES     AND    DEVELOPMENT.
Tlie  Production  of Preclou* Metal*
In (be State ol Wa«hlnirton Do'-
inn ^BitT^sTinnnTTFuHtr^
A Bonlwn—Plncer Mining* In Ornn-
lle County, Montana.
Tlie production of precious metals in the
state of Washington during 1807 was 21,-
762.504 ounces of gold and 242,720.85 fine
ounces of silver, valued at $449,004.15
and 1813,808.40 respectively, according to
a report of the ossayer at the Helena office, Below is a comparison of the 1897
yield with that of the previous year.
■Htm*. 1WT.     Increase.
Coli! $3.15,189.51   $4411,864. lfi   |M, 174.64
Hllver 801,718.54     S13.888.46     lli,ll».*l*!
Total*   ..   ..W'tf.liM.OCi   $703,r.G2.61   $66,294.M
This indicates an increase amounting to
$00,204.50 in the output of gold and ailvor
during 1807. These figures lntve heen
compiled from returns furnished by the
producers of precious metals in the state
of Washington, and from data given hy
the various smelters and refineries handling the product tA the mines, and from
the records of the government mints and
assay offices receiving the bullion from
this state. Care has been taken to avoid
all duplication in the preparation of the
total product of the state.
Owing to the present nature of the industry it has not been found practicable
to prepare more detailed tables than those
that accompany this review. To do so
and show the production of the different
counties would be a breach of confidence
in certain instances, as practically the
entire output is from a single mine and
thus what has been given to this bureau
in confidence would really become public.
To review the yield and the origin of
precious metals in the state of Washington it is necessary to go beyond the scope
of actual production and look into thc
forces at work which will have an immediate influence on thc further production.
Nor can one be oblivious to the many discoveries and locations and tbe development of the same.
The increased production has an importance beyond that expressed in the above
figures in that the development of thc
mineral resources of the state is being established on a productive and permanent basis. Intense activity has characterized the mining industry in the state of
Washington during the post year and for
the actual amounts of gold and silver produced this activity is proportionately
much greater than. in any other state.
Only in recent years have thc mineral resources of Washington attracted attention
and until recently the best energy and
thought have been concentrated toward
thc prospecting of the enormous areas
embraced in the several districts. As a
result many valuable discoveries have
been made and their importance is rapid-
Jy attracting wide interest to the posui-
bilitiee of these future mines. The increased production of $00,204.50 in a to
(nl yield of $703,502.01, or over 8} per
cent, thus becomes of paramount importance in that it shows a growth of this
industry from prospecting and a desultory
production to a profitable basis. To those
who understand the progression of "prospecting" into "production" it is evident
that Washington is at no distant future
to take rank with the older producing
Thc inaccessibility of the mineral districts has retarded an earlier and a larger production. Thus fur the discoveries
have been of large ore bodies of low grade
oie, which will not warrant transportation
to or treatment at smelters, but must he
worked where mined by milling, concentration or cyaniding in order to afford a
profit. These districts constiiitute all of
the northern and central western portion of thc state.
Small lot* of placer gold have lieen secured in Garfield, Ijev/is, Lincoln, Pierce
and Whatcom counties which would aggregate but a small amount Owing to
these having lieen handled by those who
purchase small quantities, both their origin, identity and amount have been lost.
Iinlllon  nf  Wanhlndton   pi-oiiuctlon
at  thr   I'iiIumI   Sullen minis and ai-ray  i.fllci-s
rtui-lnsr the caleilar year M97:
Htarulart Ounces. Valje.
Assay offlce-i—-
Ht-lena..   ..   _
 _. 4.634.212
$ 86,217.86
Nt-w  Vork..   ..
Mint.-   ■
1'lillii.li-ll.il ni..
Ban  Franclwo.'
.   , S,4Ki.784
Total.T  ..   .
Btandard   Coining
Assay offlce*--
I   1,269.67
New   York..    .
San Francisco..
.      Total     1.892.86   i   2.202.69
Production of gold and silver In Washington,
(origin detailed), during the calendar year 1897:
Origin. Pine Ounce*.   Value.
Placer   bullion..    ..  6,661.148   $127,4(1.42
Mill  bullion      713.203      14,743.21
In dry orea and concentrates classed aa smelting
urea     14,388. IM    JS7.4TO.b2
Total 21,762.604   $449,664.16
Origin. Fine Ounces.    Value.
Placer   bullion       1,661.48   $   2,006.86
Mill   I.mil.,n        162.08 196.64
In   dry., orm  and    concen- .
trail's rloa-aiM as smelling
tor*..  241.077.27    3I1.6W.8C
Total 242.780.86   $313,8(8.46
Total production of precious metals In Washington during the calendar year 1897:
Ill-script Ion. Quantity.        Value.
Oold, fine ounces 21,752.604   $449,664.15
Sliver, fine ounces, (coinage
rate 242,780.86    313,898.46
a steam washing plant. Two thousand
yards were treated, and Mr. Longmaid
said recently, in response to a question
concerning the result, that the product
averaged 90 cents a yard. Mr. Longmaid
estimates the cost of operating at 25
cents a yard, and figures the amount of
undeveloped ground at 600,000 yards. He
has organized the Summit Mining Com-
puny, with a capital of $30,000 to operate
the property, and ia the president of Uie
corporation. It is intended that 500 yard*
a day will be handled. Mr. "fcongmaid's
visit to Helena is for the purpose of completing arrangements for the steam shovel and pumping plant, to be used in the
work of mining.
On  Porcupine  Creek.
Ymir, B. C, reports that Mackenzie &
Munn, railroad contractors, recently bonded the Big Patch grcup for $45,000 for 30
days, Darrow & French, the owners, to retain a one-fifth interest in the property.
The Uig Patch iB situated at tho head of
porcupine creek and was located last fall
by Darrow and French of Nelson. Considerable development work has been done
on the property, which shows up a fine
ledge, four feet wide, the ore being very
rich in free gold, which can plainly be
seen with the naked eye. Mackenzie &
Mann will put a force of men to work
on the Pig Patch at once and develop
the property as rapidly as possible. Assays have been made on picked samples
that run as high as $3000 to the ton.
The Butte and Huston.
Tlie sinking fund of the Unite & Boston
calls for the retirement of the whole issue
of bonds, which are a first mortgage on
the property, in the following manner:
During the first five years of the bond
from April 1, 1808, to 1002, the net earnings each year up to $75,000 are to be
applied to the sinking fund before any
dividends can be paid on thc stock. From
April 1, 1903, to 1912, inclusive, ten years,
$75,000 a year must be paid to the trustees of the sinking fund, and during the
last five years of the bond an equal
amount each year to pay off the balance
by maturity.
In Eureka DlNtrlct.
The final payment on the golden Harvest group of claims in Eureka district
which was bonded by John M. ISurkc and
associates ii.nl ie being operated by a
company recently incorporated has just
been made. This completes the payment
of the purchase price of the property
which is said by officers of the company
to have been $20,000. Recent reports
from the group are to the effect that development is daily adding to Tlie value of
the property. The ledge is said to lie an
enormous one and the values are growing
constantly better.
In Southern Idaho.
Cyrus Bradley and W. Halterman of
Spokane have closed a deal for the Franklin and Visit* mines at Pine drove, Idaho. The price is undtrstood to be $20,
000. It is their intention to start development work on an extensive scale immediately. The dredge of the basic company at PlacervIHe has lieen launched. It
is 40 by 100 feet in size. The placing of
the machinery in position will begin immediately. This will be one of the largest
gold dredges in the country.
Total  production       $76.1,G6S.Ill
Old Camp at neartown.
Frank Longmaid, who has been sampling a placer mine near the old mining
town of Beartown, in Granite county,
Montana, haa returned to Helena with a
suck of gold aa the result of his investigation*). He secured an option upon the
property at $10,000 last fall. To thor
-uglily Sample trie property he made pre
partitions to utilize the melting snows of
the spring in washing the gravel through
Little Bthel QUI Murdered by Some
Butte, Mont., June 11.—Ethel Gill,
aged 0 ye_k°s, disappeared from her home
on South Ohio street on Thursday evening. This morning her dead body was
found in an outhouse several blocks
from the residence of her parents. The
condition of the body showed plainly she
had lieen outraged and the marks about
her neck indicated that she had been
strangled to death.
Tlie police think they have the man
who committed the Crime. He'was arrested about an hour after tbe girl's absence was noted. The police wanted him
on suspicion of burglary. They found
him in the lumber yard not 50 feet from
the outhouse. There were blood stains
on his clothes and when questioned about
them he could give no satisfactory answer. When today's discovery was made
the police thought of this circumstance.
Since then witnesses have been found
who will swear they saw the man and
the child together on the evening of her
disappearance and shortly before his arrest. Tlie man gave the name of Chas.
Smith, but is also known to the police
us lliggins.
Mar Not Be the Man.
Hutte, Mont., June 12.—Thousands of
people today visited the scene of the murder of little Ethel* Gill and hundreds went
to the county jail to see the man who is
suspected of it They were in hopes of
being able to identify Charles Smith as
the man who had been seen in various
parts of the city mailing indecent advances toward young girls and children.
None of them were able to do so, however, and some of the authorities are beginning to waver a little in their faith
that they have the right man. They are
bending every effort to find the guilty
party, and most of them think Smith is
the man.
One feature of the case is that when
the little girl did not come home to supper and the anxious mother werft to look
for her, she was attracted by the crowd
that had gathered around the officer who
arrested Smith on a charge of burglary.
This was not over 25 feet from thc outhouse in which the body of the child was
found later, and where it was, no doubt,
at the time.
Not realizing that she had any interest
in the arrest, the mother passed on and
continued her search.
Tlie Gills have been following Uie race
horses over the western circuit, both
father and mother acting as cooks.
Oerman-r Is to Prevent It.
London, June 13.—A dispatch to the
Daily Mail from Nagasaki, Japan, says:
"I have trustworthy information that
Germany is determined to prevent a bombardment of Manila."
Banker*, Brokers and Amusement
Place* Expected to Give Up "Large
Arnonut-—Many Stamp* W*)! B**
Called For—Abstract of the Measure.
It's a poor writer that escapes criticism.
Washington, June 13.—The speaker and
vice president signed the war revenue
bill this morning and the president signed
it at 3 p. m.
Immediately upon receiving information
from the White house that the bill had
been signed by the prcident, Secretary
Gage issued a circular explaining to thc
public the proposed bond issue. The circular invites subscriptions for two hundred millions of 3 per cent bonds. Subscriptions will be received at par for a
period of 3 days from this date. Bonds
will be issued in the coupon and registered form, coupon denominations ranging from $20 to $1000, and registered
bonds from $20 to $10,000.
Hie following is an abstract of the
provisions of the bill
A tax of $2 on all beer, ale porter, and
other similar fermented liquors for every
barrel containing not more than 13 gallons; and at a like rate for aijy other
quantity or fractional part of a barrel.
Special Taxea Prom July 1.
I. Bankers employing a capital not
exceeding $25,000, $50; employing a capi
tal exceeding $25,000, for every addition
al $1000, $2; surplus included as capital.
Savings banks having no capital stock
and whose business is confined to receiving deposits and loaning or investing the
same for the benefit of their depositors
and which do no other business or banking are not subject to this tax.
2. Brokers, $50; but any person having
paid the special tax as a bank shall not
be required to pay the special tax as a
broker. **
3. Pawnbrokers, $20.
4. Commerical brokers, $20.
5. Custom house brokers, $10.
0. Proprietors of theaters, museums
and concert halls in cities of more than
25,000 population, $100. This does not include halls rented or used occasionally
for concerts or theatrical representations.
7. Circuses, $100, to be paid in each
state in which exhibitions are given.
8. Proprietors or agents of all public
exhibitions or shows for money not enumerated here, $10.
9. Bowling alleys and billiard rooms,
$5 for each table or alley.
Tobacco  Tax.
Tobaccos, cigars, cigarettes and snuff.
In lieu of tax now* imposed by law, a
tax of lc per ounce upon all tobacco and
cigarettes manufactured and sold, thc
following taxes to be paid by the manufacturer: $3.00 per J000 on cigars weighing more than three pounds per 1000; $1
per 1000 cigars weighing not more than 3
|miumis per 1000; $3.00 per 1000 on cigarettes weighing not more than three
pounds per 1000, and $1.50 per 1000 on
cigarettes weighing not more than three
pounds per 1000.
The compromise provisio in regard to
the tax on stock on hand provides for a
tax equal to one-half the difference between the tax already paid on such articles at the time of removal from the
factory or custom house and the tax levied in this act upon such articles. Dealers having on hand less than 1000 pound!
of manufactured tobacco and 20,000 cigarettes or cigars on the day succeeding the
date of the passage of the bill are relieved from the necessity of making returns and thus relieved from the necessity of paying the tax.
Tobacco Dealer* and Manufacturer*.
Dealers in leaf tobacco whose annual
sales do not exceed 50,000 p muds each, $0.
Those whose annual sales exceed 50,000
and not 100,000 pounds, $12, and if their
annual sales exceed 100,000 pounds, $24.
Dealers in other tobacco, whose annual
sales exceed 50,000 pounds, $12. Those
selling their own products at thc place
of manufacture are exempted from this
Manufacturers of tobacco whose annual sales do not exceed 50,000 pounds, $0.
Manufacturers whose sales exceed 50,000
and not 100,000 pounds, $12. Manufacturers whose sales exceed 100,000 pounds,
$24. Manufacturers of cigars whose annual sales do not exceed 100,000 cigars, $0.
Manufacturers whose sales exceed 100,000
and 200,000 cigars, $12. Manufacturers
whose sales exceed 200,000 cigars, $24.
Life—On each policy for $100, 10c on
the amount insured. On policies on the
industrial or weekly plan, 40 per cent of
the amount of the first weekly premium
is charged. Fraternal, beneficiary societies and purely local co-operative companies, employes' relief associations, operated on the lodge system or local co-operative plan, "organized and conducted
solely by the members thereof, for the
exclusive benefit of its members and not
for profit," are exempted.
Insurance (marine, inland, fire)—Each
policy, one-half of one per cent on each
dollar. Co-operative and mutual coin-
panics are exempted.
Insurance (casualty, fidelity and guarantee)—Each policy and each bond for the
performance of the duties of any office or
position or other obligation of the nature
of indemnity and each contract or obligation guaranteeing the validity of bonds
or other public body or guaranteeing titles
to real estate or mercantile credits guaranteed by any surety company upon thc
amount, of premium charged, one-half of
1 cent on each dollar; on a lease, land, or
tenement, not exceeding one year, 25
cents; exceeding one year and not exceeding three years, 50 cents; exceeding three
yars, $1.
Other Provision*.
Manifest for custom house entry or
clearance of cargo for a foreign port, if
the registered tonnage of such ship, vessel or steamer does not exceed 300 tons,
$1; exceeding 300 tons and not exceeding
800 tons, $3; exceeding 000 tons, $5.
Mortgage of real estate or pcrson.-l
property; exceeding $1000 and uot exceeding $1500, 25 cents, and on ench $.*>00 in
excess of $1500, 25 cents.
Passage tickets to a foreign port, if
casting not exceeding $30, $1; costing
more than $30 and not exceeding $00, $3;
costing more than $00, $5.
Proxy for voting at any election for officers of any incorporated company except reHgiotrsrcharitable or literary so-
cities or public cemeteries, 10 cents.
Power of attorney, 25 cents.
Protesting notes, bills of exchange, acceptance, check or draft or any marine
protest, 25 cents.
Warehouse receipts, 25 cents.
The stamp duties on manifests, bills ol
lading and passage tickets do not appl'
to steamboats or other vessels plying between ports of the United States and
IHirts in British North America.
Sliver Provision.
The provision for the silver bullion is
as follows :
Coinage of silver bullion—That the secretary of the treasury is hereby authorized and directed to coin into standard dollars as rapidly as the public interests mny
require to an amount, however, of not
less than $1,500,000 a month of silver bid
linn now in the treasury purchased in accordance with the provisions of the act
approved July 14, 1890, entitled, "An act
directing the purchase of silver bullion
ii nd issue of treasury notes thereon and
for other purposes." And said dollars
when coined shall be used when applied
in the manner and for the purpose named
in said act.
Bond Provision.
The following provision has been added
to tho bond provision:
"Provided, further that any portion of
nny issue of said bonds not subscribed for
as above provided, may be disposed of by
the secretary of the treasury at not less
than par and under such regulations as he
may prescribe, but no commissions shall
lie allowed or paid thereon and a sum net
exceeding one-tenth of 1 per centum of the
amount of the bonds and certificates herein authorized is hereby appropriated out
of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated to the expense of preparing, advertising and issuing the same.''
Schedule A, Stamp Taxes.
Bonds, debentures or certificates of indebtedness, by any association, company
or corporation on each $100 of face value
or fraction thereof, 5 cents, and on each
original issue, whether on organization
or reorganization certificates of stock by
such association, company or corporation,
on each $100 of face value or fraction
thereof, 5 cents; and on all sales or deliveries or transfers of shares or certificates
of stock, on each $100 of face value or
fraction thereof, 2 cents; in case of sale
where the evidence or transfer is shown
only by the books of the company the
stump shall be placed u|Min such books
und where the condition of ownership
is by transference the stamp shall be
placed upon the certificates, and in case
an agreement to sell or where the transfer is by delivery of the certificate assigned in blank, there shall be made and
delivered by thc seller to the buyer a bill
or memorandum of such sale, to which
the stamp shall be affixed.
Penalty:   A fine of from $500 to $1000
and imprisonment for six months or both.
Stock Exchange Dealtna"*.
Upon each sale or agreement to sell any
products or merchandise at any exchange
or board of trade or other similar place,
either for present or future delivery for
each $100 in value of said sale or agreement of sale or agreement to sell, 1 cent,
and for each additional $100 or fractional
part thereof, in excess of $100, 1 cent;
provided, that on every sale or agreement of sale or agreement to sell there
shall be made and delivered by the seller to the buyer a bill, memorandum of
such sale, to which there shitll lie affixed a lawful stamp or stamps in value
equal to the amount of tax on such sale.
Bank checks, drafts or certificates of deposit not drawing interest, or an order
for the payment of any sum of money
drawn upon or issued by any bank, trust
company or any person or persons, companies or corporations, 2 cents.
Bills of exchange (international) draft,
certificate of deposit, drawing interest or
order for the payment of any sum of money, otherwise than at sight or on demand, or any promissory note except
bank notes issued for circulation and for
each renewal for the same for a sum not
exceeding $100, 2 cents; for each additional $100 or fractional part thereof, in
excess of $100, 2 cents.
Bills of exchange (foreign) or letters of
credit if drawn for a sum not exceeding
$100, 4 cents, and for each $100 or fractional part thereof in excess of $100, 1
cents. If drawn in sets of two or more
for every bill of each set, 2 cents, nnd for
each $100 or fractional part in excess of
$100, 2 cents.
Bills of lading or receipt (other than
charter party) for any goods or merchandise to be exported to any foreign
port or place, 10 cents.
Expreaa or Freight.
It is made the duty of every railroad
or steamboat company, carrier, express
company or corporation or person whose
occupation is to act as such, to issue to
the shipper or consigner a bill of lading,
manifest or other evidence of receipt and
forwarding for each shipment received
whether in hulk or in boxes, bales, packages, bundles or not so enclosed or included and there is to be attached and
cancelled to each of said bills of lading,
etc., a stamp of the value of 1 cent; provided, that but one bill of lading shall be
required on bundles or packages of newspapers when enclosed in one general bundle at the time of shipment Penalty, $50.
A tax of 1 cent is imposed on every telephone message for which over 15 cents Is
charged.   Any telegraphic message 1 cent.
Indemnifying bonds, 50 cents.
Certificates of profits of any association
nnd on all transfers thereof on each $100
of face value, 2 cents.
Certificates of damages or otherwise,
Issued by any port wardens or murine surveyor, 25 cents; certificates of any other
description, 10 cents. Charter parties, if
the registered tonnage of the vessel does
not exceed 300 tons, $32; exceeding 300
tons and not exceeding 000 tons, $5; exceeding 000 tons, $10. Contract brokers-
notes or memorandum of sale of any
goods or merchandise, stocks, bonds, ex^
change notes or real estate or property of
any description issued by brokers or persons acting as such for ench note or memorandum of sale, 10 cents.
Conveyance or deed for real estate, on
which consideration exceeds $100 and does
not exceed $500, 50 cents, nnd for each additional $500, 50 cents.
Entry of bonds at any custom house
not exceeding $100 in value, 25 cents. Kx-
cceding $100 und not exceeding $500, 00
cents; exceeding $500 in value, $1.
Entry for withdrawal of goods from
bonded warehouse, 50 cents.
Certificate of profit of any association
and on all transfers thereof, on all face
values, 2 cents.
For Ihmiii- of Bond*.
Tlie secretary of the treasury is authorized to borrow on the credit of the United States from time to time as the proceeds may lie required to defray expenditures authorized on account of the existing war (which proceeds when received to be used for the purpose of meeting
such war expenditure!) the sum of $400,-
(lOO.OOO, or so much thereof as may be
necessary and to prepare and issue therefor coupon or registered bonds of thc
United States in denominations of $20 or
some multiple of that sum, redeemable in
coin ut the pleasure of the United States
ofter 10 years from the date of their issue
ami payable 20 years from such date
und bearing interest payable quarterly
in coin at thc rate of 3 per cent per annum. The bonds are to be first offered at
par as a jiopiilor loan.
Patent Medicine*.
Schedule 11—Medicinal proprietary articles nnd preparations—upon every packet, box, bottle, pot or phial or other in-
closine, except natural spring waters and
carbonated natural spring waters, when-
such packet, etc., does not exceed at thc
retail price 5 cents, one-eighth of 1 cent
tax; when the retail price is between 5
and 10 Cent*, one-fourth of 1 cent; between 10 and 15 cents, three-eighths of 1
cent; between 15 and 25 cents, five-eighths
of a cent, and for each additional 85
cents in value, five-eighths of 1 cent tax.
The same tax applies to perfumery and
cosmetics und other similar articles used
as applications to the hair, mouth or
skin. Chewing gum, each package of not
more than $1 retail value, 4 cents, and
for ench additional $1, 4 cents.
Sparkling or other wines when bottled
for sale, upon each bottle containing one
pint or less, 1 cent; more than one pint,
2 cents. The stamp is only to be affixed
when thc article in this schedule is sold.
Petroleum nnd Su«nr.
Petroleum nnd Sugar Refiners—Every
person, linn, corporation or company carrying on the business of refining petroleum or refining sugar or owning or controlling any pipe line for transporting
oil or other products whose gross annual
receipts exceed $250,000, is made subject
to pay a nun.i II v a special excise tax equivalent to line p.utei uf 1 per cent on the
gross amount of all receipts in excess of
that sum. Returns are to be made monthly. The penalty is a fine of from $5000
to $10,000.
A stamp tax of 1 cent is to be collected
on every seat sold in a palace and parlor
car and on every berth sold in a sleeping
car, and the stamp to be affixed to the
ticket and paid by the company issuing it.
Inheritance Tax.
A tax on inheritance and legacies exceeding $10,000 is provided as follows: On
sums between $10,000 end $25,000, first
on benefits to the lineal issue or lineal ancestors, brother or sister of the deceased
at the rate of 75 cents for every $100.
Second, to the descendant of a brother or
sister at the rate of $1.50 for every $100
Third, to thc brother or sister of the father or mother or a descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother at the
rate of $3 for every $100. Fourth, to the
brother or sister of the grandfather or
grandmother or descendant of a brother
or sister of thc grandfather or grandmother, $4 for every $100. Fifth, to those
of any other degree of collateral con-
sanguity or strangers in blood or a body
politic or corporate, at the rate of $5 for
every $100.
All legacies or property passing by w ill
or by law of any slate or territory to
husband or wife, are exempted from tax
or duty. On sums ranging between $25,
000 and $100,000, the rates of tax are to
be multiplied by one and one-half; on
those ranging from $100,000 to $5(IO,<K*(i
thc rates are to be multiplied by two; on
those ranging from $500,000 to $1,000,000.
the rates are to lie multiplied by two and
one-half, and on those above $1,(NM),(NH)
the rates are to be multiplied by three.
The tax is to be made a lien upon the
property until paid and it is required thut
the tax shall be satisfied before the legatee
is paid.
Certiorates  of  Indebtedne**.
Tlie secretary of the treasury is authorized to borrow from time to time, at a
rate of Interest not exceeding I per cent,
such sums as in his judgment may be
necessary to meet the public expenditures
and to issue certificates of indebtedness
in denominations of $50 or some multiple
of that sum. Each certificate is made payable at such time not exceeding one year
from the date of its issue as thc secretary
of the treasury may prescribe, provided
that the amount of such certificates obtained shnll at no time exceed $100.(100-
Adhesion Stamp*.
Adhesion stamps: Section 7 provides
that if any person shall make, sign or
issue any instrument or paper of uny description without its being statn-M-d, he
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, tlie
penalty being $100 at thc discretion of
the court.
Section 8 provides a penalty of a fine
not exceeding $1000 or imprisonment for
a term not exceeding five years or both
for counterfeiting the stamps and the penalty is made to apply to all persona having any connection with the counterfeiting.
Proprietors of proprietary article* nre
given   the  privilege  of furnishing  their
own dies or designs for stamps, a failure
to perform which act is made a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less
than $50, nor more than $500, or by Im-
prisonment of not to exceed six months
or both.
It is also made a misdemeanor by section 10 to evade the provisions of the
stamp law, punishable by a fine not exceeding $200.
"Section Iff eXemyita goreTmrnentr»tale,
county and municipal bonds from the operation of the law and also the stocks
and bonds issued by co-operative building and loan associations, whose eapitul
stock does not exceed $10,000 and building
and loan associations or companies that
make loans only to their shareholders.
Section 18 provides for a tax stamp on
telegraph messages and exempts messages of officers and employes of the gov-
eminent and official business and also the
messages of the telegraph or railroad companies over their own lines.
See lion 20 makes it a misdemeanor to
evade the plans of schedule B, relative
to drugs, medicines, perfumery, etc., punishable by a fine not to exceed $500 or
imprisonment to not exceed six months
or Imlh.
Medicines put up and sold at retail a-
prescriprions are not included in the taxable articles, leaving it to upply particularly to proprietary articles.
Section 24 adds tax on proprietary articles to the duty on them, requiring the
affixing  of  tbe  internal  revenue stamp
before withdrawal for consumption.
Mixed Flour and Tea.
A substitute was adopted for the senate provision for a tax on mixed flour,
but the material points were retained.
In addition to the annual license of $12
upon manufactures a tax of 4 cents jier
barrel is levied upon all mixed flour mun
ufaeturcd, sold or removed for sale. Tin*
same rate is proportionately levied on
half barrels and smaller packages.
Tea—There shall be levied, collected
and paid upon tea when imported from
foreign countries a duty of 10 cents per
pound. The tax becomes operative with
the act.
American Farmer* Draw From For*
elsn Countries.
Washington, June 13.—The farmers of
the country are draw ing upon other parts
of the world for more money in the fiscal
year which ends with this month than in
any preceding year in the history of the
country. Even the high water mark of
1802, when our exports of agricultural
products amounted to $790,328,232, will
be surpassed hy the record of the year
which closes with this month. The preliminary reports of May exportation*
which hnve reached the bureau of statistics make it quite apparent that the
agricultural exports of the year will bt>
considerably in excess of $800,000,000, the
total for the year being likely to reach
$835,000,000. Never before have the exports of agricultural products reached the
$800,000,000 line and never but twice
have they lx*en as much as $700,000,000.
the two occasions being in 1881 and 1802.
Compared with the last fiscal year the
increase in exports of agricultural products will be fully $150,000,000, and compared with the preceding year the increase will be over $250,000,000, while
the total will be fully 50 per cent in excess of that of the fiscal year of 1895.
Loudly Cheered In l*-prr«aln_ Good
Will for Amrrlca.
London, June 11.—Last evening's proceedings in parliament illustrated the high
favor in which Americans are held here
just now. Every allusion of Sir William
Harcourt or Mr. Chamberlain to the suggested allancc or understanding was loudly cheered, the Irish alone dissenting.
Harcourt, liberal leader, said:
"No one is more anxious or more eager
for closer and more permanent relations
with tbe United States than myself. Ever
since I have had anything to do with
public life, my foremost object has been
the cultivation of good relations with the
United States."
Chamberlain, at the end of a long defense of his policy as secretary of state
for the colonies, made an eloquent reiteration of his desire for close, cordial and
intimate relations with thc United Stitcs,
"And morr close, more intimate, morn
definite they arc the better I shall be satisfied."
Declare That War Can Be Continued
for Tiro Year*.
Madrid, June 11.—The campaign inaugurated by some of thc foreign newspapers in favor of peace between Spain
and the United States, is not approved
here. According to Uie opinions of several
generals, Spain is capable of continuing
war in Cuba, for two years even under thn
most unfavorable circumstances, hcrefore,
they odd, it is useless to talk of peace
unless it implies a return to tho status
quo ante-bellum.
The government, It is added, has not
received any suggestions of peace from the
powers, and in political circles, it is declared, if such siiggection were received,
the government would politely decline to
entortain it on the ground that Spnin
has decided to pursue the war to thc bitter end.
Transvaal fix-pectin* War.
London, June IS.—The Cape Town
correspondent of the Dally Mail says*.
Ilie war between the Transvaal and
Swaziland may break out at any moment. Thc Swaziland king has 30,000
warriors well armed and drilled, and
there is much anxiety in the Transvaal.
When wives and widows speak of their
late husbands, their meaning Is quite different.
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Famous  as  the  Birthplace  of  Em-
area* Joienhlne,
Fort de France, Martinique, is the
strongest fortified point the French own
in America. It is both a military and
naval station and a fort was erected on
a mountain top there years ago, which
has since been Improved and strength-
ened by some of the most modern guns
known in warfare.
During the civil war the United
States cruiser Kearsarge chased the confederate blockade runner Alabama into
the harbor and was on the point of opening fire on her when the authorities forbade it. Here they remained for some
time and during a stormy night the Alabama slipped out and disappeared in the
Caribbean sea. Several times it has
been badly damaged by tropical cyclones
during which hundreds lost their lives.
It is noted as being the birth place of
Empress Josephine; a life-size piece of
statuary of her adorns the principal
plaza. The fort has had for years but
one family, the king of Dahomy and bis
six wives, whom the French captured after great trouble in the African wilds and
Cnnner-r Los* f 75,000.
Astoria, Ore., June 13.—The loss caused hy the burning of the Aberdeen Packing Company's cannery at Ilwaco, Wash.,
is estimated at $75,000. The insurance is
about $40,000. The fire is believed to have
been of incendiary origin.
Kaslo & Slocan
Subject to change without notice.
Train* run on Pacific standard time.
Going West Qoing East
Leave. Daily. Arrive.
8:00 a. m..,... Kaslo 3:60 p. m.
8:30 a. m... South Fork ...3:15 p. m.
9:30 a. m    Kproule's    2:15 p.m.
0:61 a. m... Whitewater ...2:00 p. m.
10:03 a. in... Bear Lake ...1:48 p. m.
10:18 a.m....  McGuigan  .,..1:33 p.m.
10:38 a. m  Junction   ....1:12 p.m.
Arrive. Leave.
10:50 a. m Sandon  1:00 p. m.
I-eavi- 11:00 a. m... Handon ..Arrive 11:45 p. m
Arrlva 11:1V «. BI,... Cody   ....Leave ll:!". a. in.
Gen. Freight and Paaa. Agt
Navigation and Trading
Steamers "International" and "Alberta"
on Kootenay Lake and River.
Five-Mile Point connection with all
paaeens-pr trains of X. & F. S. R. R. to
and from Northport Rossland snd Spokane. Tickets and baggage checked to all
United States points.
Leave Kaslo for Nelson and way points,
daily, except Sunday, 5:45 a. m. Arrive
Northport 12:16 p. m.; Rossland, 3:40 p.
in ;  Spokane, 0 p. in.
Leava Nelson fur Kaslo and way points
daily, except Sunday, 4:36 p. in.   Leave
Spoktne, 8 a. m.; Rossland, 10:30 a. m.;
Northport, 1:60 p. m.
Leave Nelson for Kaslo, etc., Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
at 8:30 a. m.; arrive Kaslo, 12:30 p. m.
Leave Kaslo for Nelson, etc., Monday,
Tuesday, Wednasday, Thursday, Friday,
4 p. m.; arrive Nelson, 8 p. m.
Ijeave Kaslo Saturday 4 p. m.; arrive
Boundary midnight; arrive Bonner's Ferry Sunday 10:30 a. m.
Ijeave Bonner's Ferry Sunday 1 p. m.j
arrive Boundary Sunday 6 p. m.; arriva
Kaakt Sunday 10 a. in.
Close connection at Bonner's Ferry with
trains aastbound, leaving Spokane 7:40
a. m., and westbound arriving Spokane
7 p. in.
O. ALEXANDER, Gen. Manager.
Kaslo. B. C. Oct 1, 1807.
Ib the comfortable and most direct route
to all points East To Pacific coast and
trans-Paclflc point*   To the rich mining
districts of
New Tourist Car service daily to Bt
Paul, Dally (except Tuenday) to easUau
Canadian and United State* points. Magnificent Sleeping and Dining Cars on all
Dally connection   (excepting Sunday)
via Rosebery; 8:06 a. m, leaves Silver
ton, arrives 4:30 p. m.
Ascertain present reduced rates and lull
information by addressing near-** local
agent or
W. S. CLARK. Agent, Silverton.
Trav. Pass. Agt., Nelaon.
Dlst Pa*. Agt., Vancouver.
Set our Klondike Map and Folder.
RlKht    Thousand    Americans    Have
IlUeiul.ark.ctl—niancu Reported to
He "Loa-lnn* Heart—Transports nml
Cargo iu Thejr heltTampa.	
Cape Haitien, June 12, 10:30 p. m.--
Eight thousand Americans, according to
a private dispatch from l'ort Au Prince,
have landed very near Santiago de Cuba.
The United States auxiliary cruiser St.
Louis arrived at Mole St. Nicholas today.
Troops at  (.iiiiiiliinitiiio  Hay.
(Copyrighted,   ll»g,   by  the  Associated   press.)
Port Au Prince, Haiti, June 12, 8 p. m.
—The latest advices received here from
Port De Paix says that thc British
steamer Ravensdel from Guantanamo,
whence the American warships Oregon
and Murbleheud compelled her to put
out, reports that the Americans were
evidently planning a debarkation of
troops on the shore of Guantanamo bay.
llliiiMu  l.nnliiu Heart.
London, June 18.—The Madrid correspondent of the Standard, telegraphing
Sunday, says:
General Blanco, having again telegraphed that in case the blockade becomes stricter it will lie urgent to send
war stores, as his supply is running short,
the government has taken steps to distribute an abundance of supplies to vessels from Spanish and foreign ports. The
more important supplies from Spain will
lie strongly convoyed and sent immediately.
General Blanco also telegraphs that the
authorities at Santiago de Cuba claim
to have repelled the American attempt
to land in the inner and outer bays at
Guantunaino, the Spanish forces being
entrenched in positions commanding the
best landing places between Santiago and
Leaving- Tampa.
Tampa, Fla., June 13.—The expedition
that sailed from here to Key West, prior
to going to Santiago, was made up of
nearly 20 regiments of infantry of from
500 to 550 men each, including, besides
four regiment-* of the Fifth army corps,
four regiments of artillery. The totit
force of the regular infantry was about
11,000 men. There were also two regiments of volunteer infuiitry, about 2000
men, and two squadrons each from the
First, Third, Sixth, Ninth and Tenth cavalry, about 2000 men: eight troops of
volunteer cavalry taken from Roosevelt's
rough rider*, BOO men; four batteries of
light artillery, 400 men, 10 guns; two batteries of heavy artillery, 200 men and 10
guns: the battalion of engineers, 200 men;
signal and hospital corps, etc., about 300
men; a grand total of ubout 17,000 men.
Tlie regulars were practically picked
men. Not a single recruit was token, the
regiments carrying only thc old seasoned
I roops.
Jumped Into the Sound.
Port Townsend, Waal-, June 13.--Mrs.
A. Kummer, wife of Chief Engineer Kiim-
mer of the steamer Wild wood, committed
suicide today by jumping off a wharf
into the sound.   No cause is assigned.
Hoitfs School at Burlingame, Cal, still
maintains it* position in the front ranks
of tlie schools on the Pacific Coast It
has just closed the mos't successful year
in its history and graduated ten young
men. Nowhere ore boys better taught
or better cared for in every respect.—San
Francisco Cull, May 20.
Time advances at a snail's pace, but
it retreats like a scorcher.
A powder to be shaken into the shoes.
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Ordered  to San Franelsco.
Denver, June 10.—A special to the
News from Cheyenne, Wyo., says Major
Thomas N'ilhclni, who mustered in the
Nevada troop, received an order from
the war department for them to go to
San Francisco. They will depart as
soon as transportation is obtained
John D. Hart Pardoned.
Washington, June 10.—The president
has grunted pardon to Captain John D.
Hurt, now serving a sentence of two
years for engaging in a filibustering expedition to Cuba.
German Cruiser for Manila.
Berlin, June 10.—Advices received here
from Nagasaki, Japan, say that the German first class cruiser Kaiserin Augusta
left that port for Manila.
A  woman's  idea  of making  a  name (
for herself is to marry well.
A few words from Mrs. Smith, of
Philadelphia, will certainly corroborate
the clam that Lydla E. l'inkham's
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..Great Removal Sale..
A Half-Million Dollar Stock to Be
Closed Out.
Work will toon be completed on our new five-story building: we
are to occupy, and as we intend to place only new goods upon its
shelves our present immense stock must be promptly disposed of.
We have
To such an extent that ft is to the interests of everyone to buy now.
All mail orders filled at Removal Sale Prices.
I'uiir American* Were Shot Dead-
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On Board the Associated Press Dis-
patch Boat Dauntless, off Guantanamo,
Kimdtiy, June 12, via Mole Bt. Niclioltu*,
June 12.—Lieutenant Colonel R. W.
Huntington's battalion of marines which
landed from the transport Panther on
Friday and encamped on the hill guarding tlie abandoned cable station at the
entrance to the harbor of Guantanamo,
lias been engaged in heading off a rush
attack by Spanish guerrillas and regulars
since 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. The
fighting was almost continuous for 13
hours, until 0 o'clock this morning, when
reinforcements were landed from the Mar-
blvhead. Four of our men were killed
and one wounded. The advance pickets
under Lieutenants Neville and Shaw are
unaccounted for.
Among the killed is Assistant Surgeon
John Blair Gibbs, son of Mayor Gibbs of
the regular army, who fell in the Custer
massacre. His home was at Richmond,
Va- but he has lieen practicing in New
York and entered the service since the
war began. He was a very popular officer. Thc others killed are Sergeant
Cluules H. Smith of Smallwood, Private
William Dunphy of Gloucester, Mass.,
and Private James McColgan of Stone-
ham, Mass.
Corporal Glass was accidentally wounded in the hand.
K-innlxli Loan 1 lUinown,
The Spanish loss is unknown, but it
was probably considerable. The splashes
of blood found at daylight at the positions the Spanish forces occupied indicate fatalities, but their comrades carried off the killed and wounded. The
eng-gement began with desultory firing
at the pickets, a hundred yards inland
from the camp.
Captain Spicer's company was doing
guard duty, and was driven in, finally
rallying on the eaiup and repulsing the
enemy by 5 o'clock.
The bodies of Privates McColgan and
Dunphy were found, both shot in the
head. The large cavities made by the
bullets, which, inside a range of 600
yards, have a rotary motion, indicate
that the victims were killed at close
range. The bodies were stripped of shoes,
hats and cartridge belts, and horribly
mutilated with machetes.
When the bodies were brought in the
whole battalion formed three sides of a
hollow square about the camp on the hill
top. Below in the bay were the warships
at anchor. In the land front of thc camp
is a deep ravine, and beyond  this arc
ateor,   bill*.     The   ndjAcviit     country     U
thick with bushes.
Americana  Fine Target-.
The sky was blanketed with clouds and
when the snn set a gale was blowing seaward. Night fell thick and impenetrable. Thc Spanish guerrillas concealed in
the chaparal cover had the advantage,
thc men furnishing a fine target against
the sky. The Spaniards fought from cover until midnight discoverable only by
the flashes of their guns. The repeaters sounded like crackers in a liarrel. The
Marblchead's launch with a Colt machine
gun in her bow, pushed up the bay enfilading the Spaniard- and it is thought
that some were killed. The marines trailed much blood to the water's edge and
there lost it. Sharks are numerous in
the vicinity.
The ships threw their searchlights
ashore, the powerful eyes sweeping the
deep tropic foliage and disclosing occasionally   skulking  parties  of   Spanish.
It all represented a transformation
scene at the harbor. Kach discovery of
the enemy was greeted by the cracks of
carbine fire along the edge of the camp
ridge or by the long roll of the launch
und the machine gun, searching thickets
with a leaden stream.
Hand to Hand SlrnaRlc.
Shortly after midnight came the main
attack. The Spaniards made a gallant
charge up the southwest slope, but were
met by repeated volleys from the main
Ixidy and broke before they were one-
third of the way up the hill, but they
came so close that at points there was
almost a hand-to-hand struggle. Thc officers fired their revolvers. Tlie Spaniards got through the open formation io
(he edge of the camp. Colonel Jose Qua-
pina. the Cuban guide, discharged his revolver and they, turning and finding
themselves without support, ran halter
skelter down the reverse side of the hill.
II was during this assault that Assistant
Surgeon Gibbs was shot in the head in
front of his own tent, the farthest point
of attack. He fell into the nrms of Private Sullivan and both dropped. A second bullet threw dust in their fine*.
Surgeon Gibbs lived 10 minutes but did
not regain consciousness.
( uiiiliiiiiil  All Night.
Tlie surgeons of thc hospital corps then
removed their quarters to the trenches
about the old Spanish stockade north ot
thc camp. Tho attacks were continued
at intervals throughout the rest of the
night with firing by small squads in various directions.
Towards morning the fire slackened.
Dawn is the favorite time for attack, and
as the east paled, the marines, lying on
their gur.s, were aroused,. Some were actually asleep, ns tbey hid hud no rest for
48 hours and tired nature could not longer stand the strain. But no attack
cniiie. Three new 2-pound field guns,
which could not be used during the night
for fear of hitting our own men, shelled
several squads of Spaniards after daylight. They dove into thc bushes like
prairie dogs into burrows as the shells
broke over their heads in thc gray
Fonnd the Seraeant'a  Body.
As the correspondent of the Associated
Press talked with Major Cockrell, who
was in charge of the outposts, word
came of the finding of the body of Sergeant Smith. He was reported as having been killed at 5 o'clock on the previous duy, but it "ppears that he had
been seen alive at 10 o'clock in the evening. When and how he was killed no
one knows at this writing. Neither had
the man been mustered out, nor had the
outposts of Neville and Shaw been relieved.
Lieutenant Colonel Huntington and
Major Cockrell gave high praise to thc
nerve and steadiness of officers and men,
especially the younger, as the engagement was a baptism of fire for a large
majority. The men were in darkness and
in a strange land, but they stood to their
posts with courage and fortitude, and
theie was no symptom of panic. The
marines, though much disgusted, were
eager for more fighting, promising to inflict heavy punishment. Today the amplest precautions have been taken, and
as the Dauntless was leaving, reinforcements were landing from the Marble-
The Attacking- Force.
Estimates vary as to the attacking
force—some say 200 and others run as
high as 1000. Colonel Cain pina, the Cuban guide, said the Spanish were mostly
that they were regulars, as most of the
irregulars, hut the reports of the discharge of Mauser rifles would indicate
that they were regulars, as most of the
guerrillas carry Remington rifles. Thc
Cuban guerrillas, as a rule, have mure
dash and courage than the regulars.
The new campaign uniforms prove satisfactory and are almost invisible at a
distance of 200 yards.
Thc Lee guns caused several accidents
on the drawing of cartridges. Corporal
Glass shattered his hand.
Despite the loss of the men, who are
keenly regretted, the men rejoice that
they have lieen engaged in the first fight
on Cuban soil. They sailed from New
York the day war was declared. Since
then until they landed on the shore of
Guantanamo bay they have been cooped
up in the Panther, and they had begun
to fear that the troops would beat them
after all.
John nialr Gihba.
New York, June 1*2.—John Blair Gibbs,
who is reported killed at Guantanamo,
was 20 years old, single, and lived alone.
His late home was in this city. He is
said to have lieen a graduate of the University of Virginia. He lived and practiced medicine here for about four years.
Wheat   Quotation!,   Wool    Fig-ares
and  the Price  of Produce.
Following are the local quotations
Wholesale prices are given unless other
wise quoted:
Wheat at the warehouse—Country
points: Club, bulk, 00c: sacked, tile:
bluestem, bulk. 02c: sacked, 05c. At
Spokane: Club, bulk, 02c; sacked, QSc;
bluestem. bulk, (*."*c; .sacked, 08c.
Oats—At Spokane, f. o. b., $*_0(«21.
Barley—Country points, f. o. b., 75<?
80c per cwt.
Rye—County points f. o. b., $1 per
F'lour—Per barrel, first $4.75, second
$4.50, third $426.
Feed—Bran aud shorts, $13 per ton-
shorts, $14; bran, $12; rolled barley, $19.
chicken feed, $23(525.
Hay—Timothy, $8.50 per ton; baled
timothv, $10.50; wheat hay, $8; oat hay,
$7; alfalfa, $10.
Eggs—Ranch, $4.25@4.75.
Corn—Whole, $23; cracked, $24.
Wool—Fine medium, 6@7c per lb; me
dium, 5@6c per lb.
Produce—F'aney creamery butter, 40
and 00 lb tubs, 21c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-tb
tubs, 22c; prints, 22c; California butter,
25@20c lb; country butter in rolls, 20@
23c per Ib; cooking butter, 10c; eastern
creamery, prints, 23c; cheese, twin, full
cream, 13(314c; cheese, twin, skim milk,
Vegetables— Potatoes, 40@50c per cwt;
cabbage, $2.50 *>er cwt; turnips, $2.50 per
cwt; cueumliers, $1.50 per dor.; beets,
$2.50(5 3 per cwt; onions, $2(52.50 per
cwt; beans, 11 (5ljc per lb.
Poultry—Chickens, live weight, 0@10c
per lb; dressed, 11<3 12c; turkeys, live, 11
@12c: dressed, 12@13c; ducks, live, 10c;
dressed, 11(512c per lb; geeee, live, 10(3.
lie; dressed, 12m 12}c.
Meats—Beef cows, live $2.85(5?3.10 per
ewt; dressed $tim7; steers, live $2.85(5*
3.50, dressed $8(«8.50; hogs, live $4.50(5)
4.75, dressed $0@6.50; mutton, live 4(»
4 l-2c, dressed 8(3 8 1-2c per lb; dressed
veal, 7(«8c per lb;  lamb,  12 1-2 whole
Portland,   June 18.—A   few sales of
Walla Walla wheat arc reported on a
new crop basis of 70 to Tie being paid.
Valley and bluestem would probably
command 73m 75c per bushel.
Tacoma, June 13.—Wheat —Dull; club,
08c; bluestem, 71c.
Sun Viiineisco, June 13.—Silver bars,
07.1 He;   Mexican dollars, 40 1-4(3*40:l-4.-.
Like copper- Quiet;  brokers', $11.75.
Le   .—Dull: brokers', $3.00.
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An mercury will «urely destroy the sense nf
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Sold by Druggists,  price 75c per bottle.
Hall's  Family  Pills are the best.
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Avoid the law by acting in a way that
will cause the law to avoid you.
Pawnbroker signs are worth more
than Spanish 3s.
Senator Harris has introduced a bill
to extend the flunking privilege to officers
anil enlisted men of the army and navy
during the war.
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Chicago  .Tune 11—he social democracy
in convention in this city, decided by a
vote ol BS to 3d in favor of the coloni/.a-
tinn scheme, fur which purpose it was or-
ganizeil, and against the plan of political
act inn propOWO by Kugciie V. Debs.
Prior to taking the vote there was a
Warm debute from early last evening until 'i:'*!) this morning. The result of the
balloting was uiinminced amidst tho ut-
moai enthusiasm and was so overwhelming that the ndvoi'iitcs of the political
act inn program very gracefully acknowl-
cilgeil themselves beaten.
When a mother tells n bachelor of a
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just what he thinks.
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A tew weeks ago. tho Lodge, said
" John Chawley Retallack is to bo the
Government Candidate. Oh Gawd. "
Is this the name Mr. Retallack the
Ledge is supporting now?
Polit'cs make strange bed-fellows.
Thus wo find the Kootenaiari and the
Kaslo News walking hand in hand to
the political obsequies of John L,
Retallack, A tew short weeks ago
no ink could be found red enough to
express the contempt of these papers
for each other-.
When the next Legislature convenes
at Victoria, it willnot'be tho Turner
Party that will handle the reins of
government. The outraged and indignant voters of our Province have
this little matter in hand and life will
have lost its rosy aspect the morning
after election to tho present government supporters.
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Up to Date Service.
Fire Insurance and General Agents,
a. ."illMM. UROKERS. . a .
Sole agent for Silverton Townsite.
SILVERTON.      -      -       -      R. C
Notice is hereby ni ven that the annua
examination of candidates for certificate s
^(qualification to teach in Hie Public
Schools of the Province will be held as
follows, commencing on Monday, July-
4th, 1898, at 8:45 a. ra.':-
Victoria....In   South   Parle    School
Vancouver. .In Ilrfh'.-chool Building.
Kamloops . In Public School Building.
Each applicant must forward a notice,
thirty days belore the examination,' stating the class and grade of certificate
for which he will be a candidate, the optional subjects selected, aud at which of
the above-named places he will attend.
; Every qotice of intention to bo an
applicant must be accompanied with
satisfactory testimonial ofr moral character.
Candidatesare notified that all of the
above requirements }snmbe Infilled
before their applications ran bo filed.
Alljcnnilidatcs for First Class .Grade A,
Certificates, including Graduates, must
attend in Victoria to take the subjects
prescribed for July 13tli and 14th
instants, and to undergo required oral
8. D. POPE.
Superintendent of Education.
Education Office,
Victoria, May 4th,   1898.
Mrs.   Matheson,
B.  C
20th. May,  1898.
His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
I)as been pleased to appoint the undermentioned persons to be Collectors of
Votes, ender tbe provisions of section 16
of Ihe "Redistribution Act, 1898," namely.:
JfonU P. -inBAi.n, of Revelstoke, for
the Revelstoke Riding, West Kootenay
Electoral District.
Alrxandkb Lucas, of Kaslo. for the
filocan Riding, West Kootenay Electoral
RoDxnTCK F. Toi.mik of Nelson, for the
Nelson Riding, West Kootenay Electoral
District. „     .    .   .     ,
John Ki-kup, of Rossland, for Ihe
Rossland Riding, West Kootenay Electoral District.
And His Honor the Lieutenant-
Governor has been pleased to appoint
the undermentioned person to be a
Distributing Collector, under the provisions of section 17 of the, said Act,
uHtnflv *■"*"
In tho former Electoral District of
West Kootenay, GEonoic A. McFabland,
of Nelson.
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NOTICE.—"Cliff and  Cliff Fraction"
Mineral Claims;situate in the Slocan
Mining Division of   West  Kootenny
District.     Where   located:—On the
North side of Four-Mile creek adjoining the "Standard" Mineral Claim.
Take notice that I,   Francis J. O'Reilly
of Silverton, as agent tor E. M. Bandi-
lands, Free Miner's Certificate No 8C121,
intend sixty days from the date hereof, to
imply to tho Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of both
the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under .section 37, muBt bo commence-
before the  issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated this   9th day of May, 1898.
Francis J. O'Reilly
F. Pynian is again
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all classes of
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Premier Sagasta and Premier
Turner, whose governments are both
driven into their last ditch, aro fighting
r   . "i
hard and no trick is to low or
contoraptible for them to resort to.
But gentlemen it is timo for you to
quit dodging nnd get to work on your
epitaph for both governments have
not got thirty days to live.
As to who he represents let us inform
tho {Cootenaiaii that he is the peoples
representative,   having    been     duly
nominated   at  a  convention   where
representatives  from   aH the   voting
precincts of the district, with the ex-
ception.of New   Denver, where  they
have an Independent   Political Campaign Association of their own  which
probably during  the. campaign   will
condesend to recognize one 6f the two
opposing   candidates,    were   present.
Mr. Green stands as the representative
of that class of* voters who intend   to
stand fairly  and squarely   for   what
they believe to be right   and  for the
best interests of the Provir ce.     Men
who no amount of cheap talk or government pap can   influence   and   who
havo manhood enough to   resist being
whipped into line to support a govern -
ment whom even its own   supporters
are hunting around to find excuses for.
Continuing further wn   would  like
to ask how John  L.   Retallack   came
by his nomination.    Does ho"represent
the people, had they any voice in his
tion)illation, or did he nominate himself
or was he thrust upon the   voters   of
this Riding by thc Turner Government
and they whipped into line and   given
no voice in {his   vita^   question,   that
pertains   to   their   interests as taxpayers, furnishing the money that the
present government   is so    liberal in
handing   over   to   corpor&tions    and
The B. A. Corporation, besides
mining gold and silver are to engage
in the brewing business. Tho C. P. R.
has gone into the Smelting industry
besides being already iri the hotel
trade. How long: will it be before
they put a circus on the road and start
in opposition to the undertakers.
These seem to be about as much in
their line as the above. Evidently
Timothy Eaton has imitators in
British Columbia,
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82 00 A YEAR.
" How have the mighty fallen "*
L-owery the fearless, the upholder of
the f>(>cpl«i« rightu, the one who spoke
his mind hiedless of those who heard,
Lowery the mighty has fallen. Thai
bull pup, the idol of the Lsdge, slinks
along with down cast eyes aud drooping tail led by a string in the hands of
Windy Young and bringing up the
rear out doging the dog comes the once
fearless humorist packing the now
mighty bellows of the all victorious
poet Laureate of Slocan Lake.
How the Government Party represented by John 1^ Retallack, loves
the working man, is shown by the
following. To do the best they could
to *>i*.it out and disfranchise tile hard
working miners they have, with rare
cunning, left.out thc voting places at
Three Forks,' Whitewater, Deer Park
and Duncan City. This evidently is
done with the avowed purpose of try-
•ng to shut out the working man from
voting, as a largo number of miners
are engaged in the immediate vicinity
of all of these places. The way they
have arranged it i.-. such that the voters
of these placeB, mostly poor men, tvill
be obliged to pay railway ani steamboat fare and lose a day's work or
perhaps two, if they vote. Working
men what do you think of this scul-
dugglry? Why ere they afraid of the
miners vote? The answer is easily
fouud. Tbey know it will be an
honest vote and that the working man,
even if he has only the clothes he
stands in, cannot be bulldozed or
bought and sold like sheep or slaves.
Working men go and vote, asseit your
manhood and teach these cheap John
politicians that you have rights that are
sacred, Show them that you will not
be used as tools or be bluffed by such
undcriaMid trickery.
The. Kootenaian of the 11th. inst.
asks who is Robert F. Green and who
does he represent
As to who Robert F. Green is let
tho Kootenaian ask any of Kaslo's
business men or any prominent man
in the whole Slocan Country, and any
one of them will tell it that Robert
F. Gteen, i;* one of the most respected
and popular men in the country, an
honest, upright, brainy business  man
To judge from the talk of the
government supporters in the present
campaign, the standard of. politics in
this new Province is at a pretty low
ebb Wo hear it argued that we
must stand in with the government in
order to obtain our share of the appropriations, no matter what our
private convictions may be respecting
their policy. We aro told that this
section was ignored in every possible
manner during the regime of Premier
Davie because an almost solid opposition vote was cast on the luke in the
last election, j^nd it i^ thiR government, acknowledged by its own friends
to he an unfair, t-jitoful and unprft.ci-
pled one, that we are asked to support.
Is the present poyrrnnieut the ni'ister
ef this Province or *nre the people
master--? Is the government to Im*
approached in fear and trembling by
the people, dreadful lest' th»y cause
offence, or are the wishes of the electors to be rrspe< ted? Are eta JJving
in a Province where the wishes of a
few are paramount to the wisln-j of the
many? Are we, the electors of the
Slocan ijtiding fco be coerced into
suppoiting tho'Turner Party by the
threat of receiving no appropriations
should we vote for the opposite n? Are
the taxes paid by tho miner, tlie prospector and the mine owner to be spent
where tbey will be mo.it benificial to
the country or where they will he most
benificial to the politicam? Let the
voter give these questions some consideration ^nd decide for himself.
A deputation of gentlemen interested
in the International Mining Congress,
which meets this year at Halt Lake City'.
Utah, were interduced about the Parliament Buildings yesterday by Mr. j.;. y4i
Sheppaid. They weiie, Messrs. Irwin
Mahon. Secretary of the congress, J. T.
Cornforth and Joseph Rosa, Canadian
Assistant Secretary, and their object
in Toronto is to secuie representation
from Canada at the next annua) meeting
which is set (or .Inly 6, 7, 8 r.nd 9. At
the last congress, which was' also the
first, one thousand delegates attended,
every Stale in tho Union besides seven
other countries, including South Africa,
being represented. During the convent,
ion about 8.C00 people visited Denver.
The objects'of the congress are to establish mining as a more legitimato Lii-in-
ess and to develop the industry. It' ia
said that if Canada will send delegates
to the Salt Lake City congress, the meeting of 189!) will be secured for Toronto.
—Toronto   Globe.
The SiLVRBTONUN has several
times made mention of this proposed
Convention but as yot we have failed
to sao any interest taken in the
subject by the B. C. Mining Press,
If our representative mining men
would interest themselves in the
subject there is no doubt but that the
Congress for 1899 could be secured for
British Columbia, Havo we no one
who wishes to thus advertise our
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The Silverton Drug Store t
Following is a complete lint of the
mining irnnsar^lons recorded dm ing tho
week fur the Sloc.111 Mining Divistopi
June 7—Sampson Fraction, Miller
Creek, (j Faiidniv. ('..in Fraction, Cody
E L Warner and G Fmulsy. Vinton l-ruc-
tinti, Codv, Jnlin tiray. Ebclric Frm-
llon, Bear bake, R William* nml W 8
Drewry. R.ivmond B. and Richard B,
Wili-on creek, A 11 Hlumenaur.
June 0—Arcade, head S'ocan lake, C
F Dewar. Alberta, S.aton creek, I>
McCuug. Harps, Three Forks, same.
Chelxiu. Four Mile, David Brenmer.
June 10— Lucky Bob, Cuipenter, Bob.
June 11— CiiSflie. Wilson, Rolt. N Cook
June la—Mars Fractional, south fork
Carpenter, D S Forbes, Clifton I* Stale,
Niagara, Clifton creek. W S Claik. Buffalo, same, J M M Bcniicduin. Foam,
Slocan lake, J E Barrett.
Juno 14—Reliance, south fork Carpenter, John   Foster,      Arcadian,   samei
Adelaide.       same,   B   M   Walton.
Paik  Hill,     Wilson.    H   0  Tom-
liiiBon.    Sigbee Fraction, Miller creek,
Win. Niven.   Pearl, H mson creek, G**o.
June 7—Shareholder, Badger State.
June 8—Printer's Boy.
June!)—Bostock, Diamond Crot*s.
June 10— Hercules, Buffalo, Jo Jo.
Rustler, Battle Axe, Dower, Chief, Old
Junoll—rslinirton.TC, Apis, Blackbird, Seattle, Ironsides, Nonpariel.
June 12—Firefly, Emily Edith, J 1 C,
Snowbird, Pembroke, Now Park, Wsst-
ern, Slope, Mentor, Toutine, Baby Fraction, Silver Tip, Homo Rule, Cramwell,
J L P., Bismark.
Juno 14—Convention Fraction, New
Spiingfield, Sampson,
TltA •*.■■■-*"I*H.
June 7—Reserve, Goo. Lux to John
Docksteader, June 21,
Prospecting agreement, Scott Bander-
son Chas M Brewster. Q L McNicholl,
and C W Baldwin, all of Rossland.
Little Alico'fJ. CW Baldwin to IC
Ilartman, Jan 0, $100.
Little Alice H, Easterntownship '„'„
same to sumo, May 23.
Eastern-township i£, name to same,
Jan 0,   Same H, Camp Lode^, T B An
Uerson to I 0 Hartman, May 10, $30.
June 8-Waterloo, 1 6, W Thurburn to
l« A Mountain, March 'A, $500.
June 10-OIHe Martin '.. L C Cook to
C A Martin, Oct 7.
June lil-Northem Pacific, Soho, Lor-
onzo Alexander to M R W Rathborne,
slooan oirv—IjOcations
May 7—Maple, first south fork of
Lemon, Stephen Tripp; Tyrant Fractional, Springer creek, Ewon McFad-
yen and Martin La veil.
May 8—R.nfrew, felocan lake, Wm.
McNoe; Manilla, south fork of Twelve
Mile. Win. McNee; Psyche, Ten Mile, R
May 9-Annie L ,  Summit creek, C.
« y,0ir\HK- -?.ttDd Union' 8P"nger creek,
H. C. lhomlinson. '
June 3-Ottawa, Two Brothers.
Junc4-TallyHo, No 3. Hortensis,
Fanniana. '
June 6-Bonansa, Evening Star No 8
Ecli,.se No 2, Unknown Group, Derbv,
Crackerjack. ' *'
B(-«l Brands Made In finals
(linger Ale,   Leinoin-»ty>,   SarsaparilU,
Ginger Beer, Etc.   Syrups, Rasp-
Usrry, Gum, Grenadine,
Orgeat, Etc.
vuiToiri - rucwrci - ieem
June 7—Falls View, Tamarack. Hilda.
June 8— Columbia No 5. 8omer****t,
\\ bite Swan. Sunshine No4. Lllckv lior.
June 9—Centre Star, Kainbo./. tonu,
pay ton, Tin Plate, Kjmniun.
June 4-Pros-iect. P. MiNichol lu An-
Kl.mtiyke No.
.1!. Dunl'ip to
drew Morton;
to Minn*.
June 7—Rawhide '4, K.
to J. G. Dewar.
June 8—Woodti.-kV, 1-1., I fi.atul 1 0
interest D 0 McQoaig toJ M llorris.
Jno. (table, D J Wrdr andlVter Linuuiat
respectivi ly; Sabbath .'..,, 1-12, 1-ti mo,
l-«i iniercs.il, D S Wf ir to name.
June 9—Buchera, louo and Allcorn nil
interest in tha first two and U in the
latter. J F ArmatronK to Areange's de
Uichele. ' M
When you read the news of victory,
Of Ihe hattIon fought and won,
How the army of invasion
Mnde the hated Spanish   run;
Did you ever pause a moment.
While the Dons receive their dues,
And sort or take a tumble
To the boys who write tlie  news?
Peihaps you think it easy
Amid the cannon's roar
To rattle off good copy
While your paper cries for morn,
Let me tell yoir, gentle reader,''
War reporting ia no joke,
For your son! may quickly mingle
With the raging battle's smoke.
While pen is flying swiftly
Tids-of-conflict lo  record.
Some swirling  Spanish bullet
May pass you o'er death's ford
Oh it's well enough to Uuith
At "written on the spot."' '
But wbile'your mirth holds  carnival
That very man issliot.
In tho rear you'llnever Ond him
Where clash of anus sound faint.
He'll not let lips of others
His own word pictures paint.
Ue'a in the thick of battle,
He's where the strife runs red,
He's grinding out his story
In that flying Meet 11 lead.
He loves to write of others
In whose valor lie delights;
He oft-times makes them famous
" Twixt darkness and daylight.
He longs to spread in detail
On the flaming scroll ot fame
Tho way that they won glory.
But he never tells* bis name'."'
He dien to serve his paper,
His iife-s the price of news,
There's none toning his praise*,
And few can fill liis'*shoca.
-Arthur Leslie, in Victoria, Time?*
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Ladles. Take- the best. If TOO «•
troubled with Uonstlpation, Sallow 8km.
and a Tired Fetling, tako Carl's CIovm
Tea, it is pleasant to take. Sold brl"e
Sil verton Drug Store. f
Mineral Glasses and Compasses galois
at the Silverton Dru-j Store.  • '
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