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We Have the Goods the
People want-
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G-roceries, Boots <35 Slioes
and   Orexits' 3T\ix:n__lsl__Llaa.gfS.
Prices And Quality Will Be Found Right.
F». BURNS & oo
Silverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir. Kaslo, Sandon,
New Denver, Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar
Midway and Greenwood.
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One of the biggest, if not the biggeat,
mineral strike made in this dletiict was
made this week in the Hewett mine,
near here. The strike, which consists
I six feet of shipping ore, was made in the
No 3. tunnel ut a depth below the outcrop of the vein of over 4C0 feet.
It appears that a stringer from the
pavstreak. which the miners were
following, struck off into the ledge matter
and as it had some fair ore in it well
worth taking out it waa followed for
some distance, leading to Ihe finding of
this new ore body. From 60 to 80 sacks
of ore are being taken out daily while
driving the tunnel through the new find
and when sloping is commenced upon
it that many tjns can be rained.
The finding of this body of ore at this
depth giveB permanency to the mine
and goes to prove thut not only do the
ore bodies in lhe vein retain their values
but also increase in size as depth is-
.ittained. Like most strikes made it was
un looked for and came us an agreeable
surprise to the management.
K   JAS.    BOWES   Proprietor.  :•:
A thirty ton car of Hewett ore waa
shipped from here Thursday.
N. V. McNaught is examining some
mining property on Twelve Mile.
The Chapleau joins the shipping list
this week with a fifteen ton shipment.
A Certificate of Improvements is being
applied for for tbe Hazard claim, on the
(ialena Flats.
The Bosun sent out twenty tons thia
week and the Hartney, of New Denver,
also sent out a carload.
Ninety tons of ore were shipped from
Slocan City this week—Arlington 60,
Black Prince 20, Speculator 10.
Johnny Harris reports having received
49000 for one car of ore shipped recently
from the new strike at thu Keco. This is
pretty nearly a record.
The Republic Group, consisting of four
claims on Erin Mountain near Slocan
City, bas been sold to C. Dempster of
Rossland.   The sale was a cash one.
Work has been resumed on the Four
Mile claim, which is situated about two
Mini a half miles np the creek A m-w.
caiiin is beiug built and considerable
underground development work-will be
done upou it this spring.
At the Emily Kdith mine oie la being
brought do?n from the iuinetoiheli.it
at tho baud oi their wagon road and ore
shipments Irom that properly may In-
begun at uny time. The Emily Edith
is working a force of about fifty men hnd
has developed into one of the biggest
conceiitiaiing propositions in the Stocui..
Jacob Dover,    ,
The Jeweler.
The cro'S-cut tunnel being diiven upon
the Silverton Boy cl.iim, near tbo Kmilx
F.diib, is now in over 300 feet and the
lead is expected to ba encountered
within tbe next few feet. The -surface
showing ou this vein of rich galena ore
is excellent and il the tunnel, being run,
encounters as ttood a showing below it
will not be long before the Silverion
I Boy will figure on our shipping list.
Established In Nelson 1890.   J
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All Jewelery Re-
Carries the Biggest and Best Stock in Western Canada.
urs are Guaranteed, as only the most expert hand  are employed
Careful and Prompt Attention is given to all   Mail Orders.
Under the supervision ot Angus McLean soma prospecting woik is lieing
done upon the Iron Horse claim on
Ten Mile. A shaft lately sunk has
disclosed a paystreak of over eighteen
inches of clean highgrade ore. As ear!)
in Ihe spring as practical a lull force ol
miners will be put to work upon Ibis
claim and development work pushed
ahead as fast as possible. Tbo Iron
Horse for Ilia amount of woik done upon
it gives promise of developing into a
very valuable property.
Government ownership of railroads is
being discussed approvingly by practically every newspaper of prominence
in Canada. The members of tbe House
of Commons spent several hours oyer
tbe question lait week. The time when
action will be taken is rapidly approaching.
J. F. Garden, the Independent-Government candidate, defeated Robert Mcpherson, the Martin-Labor man, by a
substantial majority ot 300 in the bye
election ln-ld on Wednesday. There was
no contest in Nanaimo. J. H. Hawthorn-
thwaite succeeding Ralph Smith by acclamation, lie is, naturally, a Laboi
Joseph Martin, leader of Hia Majesty's
loyal opposition ut Victoria, is badly disappointed over the Vancouver election
and threatens to resign his position in
tbe party. Should he do so there wili
lie a difference iu the make-up of the two
parlies. Some surprising results will
doubtless follow, but Joseph is fond of
.grand stand pluys and bis resignation
will,prooubly have strings nn it.
A new paper, "The Saturday Post"
baa been horn U. Victoria. The initial
copv shows a good deal of enterprise and
utumtaa and a capital article on the new
railroad question is evidence that the
Editor D strictly up-to-date. The Saturday Poet will he a welcome addition to
our X list.
In the King's Speech, read at Victoria
on Wednesday, it is proposed lo honns
three new raihontl lines. One of these,
from Ibe Const to Ilie Boundary district,
is the line Joe Martin wanted to build as
a government work.
The Canadian Pacific Railroad has
thrown down tho gauntlet and refuses to
haul l-'ei nie coal consigned to Montana
until the local demand is satisfied, ihis
means until the C. P. K. gets all the
coking coal it wants for steam coal
This may hurry up matters some.
The Bible class met at Mrs. B. Cabick'B
Mrs. Tyree is confined to her bed
«-th sickness.
J. Fraser has been on tlie sick list
during the week.
J. I. Mcintosh has disposed of hia
stock und busiuess at Moyie.
The Slocan City Miners' Union will
build a $5000 hospital this summer.
Ed. Smith and J. Lahey are making a
trip over into the Ainsworth camp.
Editor Cliffe, of the Sandon Mining
Review, spent Saturday last in Silverton.
Mr. and Mra. John Set afford and their
family, who have been visiting here for
some time, left on Wednesday lor Eholt.
Go to R. G. Daigle's for all kinds of
fresh fruits. He is receiving shipments
daily. Freeh confectionery, choice line
of fresh groceries. *
Those having uncalled-for parcels iit
Thorburn'a Steam Laundry are requested
to claim them this week. Mr. Thorburn
leaves soon for Phoenix.
If you are suffering from la grippe or
any kindred affliction, take Perfect
Wafers. One box will effect a cure.
Four-oils at The Silverton Drug Store.4
Alexander McKenzie, part owner of
the Alpha mine here, ia serving a one
year sentence in one of Uncle Sam's
penitenitaries. Silvertonians are anxious to know what effect this will have
towards the resumption of work at the
mine, aa McKenzie is credited with being the obstiuction heretofore.
Robert F. Green M. L. A. spent a few
hours here lust Saturday, interviewing
the meichants and mining men on the
needs of the district. He gave assurance that work on the Red Mountain
wagon road would be commenced just as
soon as the season would permit. He
reports busineas aa quiet throughout the
Geotge Fairbairn. who has spent the
last lew weeks in the coal fields of Southern Alberta, returned to silverton this
week. Ha says that there is great expectation in thut diatrict over the pi os-
pects for \; the uxteotion of tiie Great-
Northern into the camp, upon whicli depends its prosperity. He advise* those
who talk of a scaieity of coal to visit the
district to have their eyes opened.
W. J Twiss, of Kaslo, made a flying
trip through the district this week. Mr.
Twins leaves shortly for Toronto' to
confer with the head officials ot the
Mutual Life Assurance Company of
Canada, having just beeu appointed
tbeir general agent for South east
British Columbia. Mr. Twiss is a
geini'iie bustler in insurance matters
and well deserves the good appointment
he has received.
Address Orders
Stetson Hat
is as good as a nugget
Headquarters   in
They're worn all over the
world by men who work mostly
out-of-doors, because they are
durable and..protective.
Our stock of  this  famous :
brand is now complete.
• Wehayc many styles, mart'
up In several grades an<l colors,
from which you cr.n choose
Shipments of ore fr.im Slocan Lake for
the year 1H91I. totaled..    307 B Tons.
Shipments in   1900 totaled 41130 Tons.
The shipment   ol   ore   from   Slocan
Lake points, up  to and  Including   the
present week, from Jan. 1, 1901.
From New Denver Tons
Hurtney    100
From Bosun Landing.
Bosun  160
From Silverton
Hewett 420
From Enterprise Landing
Enterprise     80
From Slocan City
Arlington     600
Two Friende 40
Black Prince 40
Bondholder     '20
Chapleau   ••'•  •••   15
Speculator.     10
Total 1485
Played Willi The Champions.
The Sandon Junior Hockey Team, the
winners of the junior championship of
British Columbia and the permanent
holders of the trophy cup. stopped off
here on Monday on their return from
Rosslsud, covered with scars and ulory.
and proposed playing a friendly game.
The Silverton players accordingly found
their slicks and lhe teann lined up that
evening. Mnch to their own and the
visitor*' surprise the locals found tha'
they had played a drawn game when
Referee Cliffe rang the cow bell for time
Play was resumed and the Champions
scored Uie winning goal in eight minutes.
The match was a hot one, the smallness
of the ice preventing anything like combination play and favoring a shinney
slyle. Silverton haa four or flve excellent stick handlers and another winter
should And Silverton with a hockey team
able to play on equal terms with auy in
the Province.
A Generous Subscription.
"Scottie" Wilson has been circulating
a subscription list among the miners and
business men of Silverton in aid of the
widow und children of Rod. Cameron,
who was accidentally killed a short time
ago at Alamo. Silvertonians seldom
turn a deaf ear when asked to contribute
in esses ot this kind, and Mr. Wilson
will hand to Mrs. Cameron over |300.
collected in thia camp.
The First of Thc Season.
New York.   Feb. 21,-Bar Silver, 81
Lake copper,   $17.00.
Lead-The'firm that Axes the selling
price for miners uml smelters quotes lead
nt *■! :i7'.j at the close.
Important to Silverton.
A delegation of flve of Kaslo's moat
influential citizens will leave shortly for
St Paul, Minn, to confer with the
officials of the Great Northern Railroad
over their smelter proposition and the
extension of the Kaalo and Slocan R. R.
to Slocun Luke. When in Kaslo recently Hill talked over this extension of Ihe
road and it Is thought that the visit of
the delegation will clinch matters. The
resu t ol their trip means much to Silverton as to Kaslo nn this town wonld be
the terminus of the new line, » steamboat being put on to • eenre the ore from
the Siocan City Division.
During the week, a bear, who has
been wintering on Vancouver Mountain
and boarding at the mine without paying, refused X > take his time when
it wus offered lo him bv foreman Sam
Barker and got e»y with the cook.
This was going too far so one nf Ibe star
hoarders came down to town and borrowed a bin gun and loided it for bear.
Volunteers were i a1 led for and England
and Ireland marched out to buttle (or tho
honor of the camp and bear   meat.
Telluride M'* e, late of Colorado, led
the advance with the gun while Klondike
.lim brought up the rear, armed wilh an
axe. a lariat and a stiiking hammer,
Thus aa in former encounters in the
glorious annala of British battles the
Irish brigade waa put in front with an
English one behind it to keep it from
running away. At the first shot bruin,
who was a Boer, went into laager and
showed fight. After firing away all of
their an -munition, and keeping up the
glorious traditioim of the Empire by
hitting everything but the enemy, tbey
advanced upon bruin and the light wus
resumed at close quarters. After an
hours engagement in which they lost the
axe and hammer they succeeded in
roping his bearship and dragging him up
to Ihe camp where he was court mur-
tiulud und assinated by the cook.
The Editors do not hold themselves in
any way responsible fur the opinions ex-
prrssed under this head. All cbminnii- ■
ication, intended [or this column, must
lie accompanied by the name of the wtit-
er.   None will be published otherwise.
Editor Silvertomax:
Dear Sir:—
For some time nast the pages of a
paper which is possibly known to some
Silvertonians, I refer to the New Denver
"Ledge," have been graced by the effusions of a writer who appears to be possessed of a blind hatred of everything
that is decent, and respected on that ac- .
count by right-minded men. As a protest
against this weekly sacrilege I address
these few lines to you in the hope that
you may find space ior their publication.
It is true that the articles in question
emanate from the editor's "upper stope,''
but I do not, on that account, regard
them with with any degree of superstitious awe; on the contrary it appears to
ne that anyone perusing the products of
the stope in question will come tn the
conclusion that they consist largely of
waste matter, and that they lack hoth
silver to make them witty and lead to
give them weight.
In the fiist place, it will be granted, I
think, that the discussions of religions
topics should be carried on with due regard to the opinions and convictions of
others, and the editor of the Ledge errs
greatly in conducting his anti-religious
crusade with no other weapons than those
afforded by abuse and senseless vulgarity
If religion means nothing lo him, he
should, at any rate, bear in mind that it
means a great deal to others, whose
opinions are at least entitled lo respect.
It is not my intention to take up the
cudgels on behalf of any individual creed
in opposition toothers, as I am not anxious to descend to the level ol the Ledge,
nor is it at all necessary that I should
endeavour to do so, toy only object, as I
say, being to protest emphatically against
the scunilous remarks of the writer in
question, and attains! his ill-conceived attacks upon religion generally.
if Ihere be no Supreme Be ing (as I s"|>-
pose tbe Ledge wishes us lo believe) br
what process did the world snd the lif.i
contained upon it come into i-xistenceV
Was it in obedience to some "natural"
|aw ? If so, how comes it that man is absolutely ignorant as k)-the operation ol
this "natural" process'.'—ils beginning
and its ending. RlnftBtho time of his
creation man has made unceasing efforts
to Bolve the riddle of liis existence, and i*
now, in these enlightened d.ivs in complete and utter ignorance on tiie subject;
in every other department of knowledge
he has made sine and iuniiHiian progress
—only in the matter nf ihe tuiperuuinral
is be in complete darkness.
The Ledge's latest eftort in this matter
of religion is to suggest a scheme for a
"Church Trust.1' Thu ur tide was. I imagine, intended to Imi facetious, bnt ou a.
plain .mind like mine iho nnlv impression produced is ono of nausea. 'Che
writer nevei (ails lo idea, upon and In
gloat over any wrongs committed bv tlm
clergy ; bnt he as consistently uvo d* ull
reference to the Immense amount ol good
done by them. We must remember that
there are creatures so designed that their
sole pleasure lies in leasiiiig on carrion,
wholesome food having no attraction for
The Ledge intimate", with it »«-n Inimitable charltabliHWW nl feeling, that,
the clergy pursue their calling entirely
for the take of the money which it, puis
into their poekett—which shows thst
bypoortey Is not confined lo the Chad-
bands of the religion- world, lor it is u
mutter of ci,.inn ni knowledge that th*
clergy uie the wore) p thi body of men In
the world. In England, do tuke the case
of one country only) there am about 14,
00(1 parishes, and in hall of ibese the income of the inenmbi-ni is lees Ihat! C130
((650.) a year
Can lhe Ledge point its vlrtuoiH finger
to any hurra of nny kind whatsoever
which It caused by religlmn conviction'.'
Are thosi' who believe in a Supreme !'•--
ing in any way less Intellectual or leu*
manly than those who gibe and muck?
Do siicli namee aa (say) Gordon iniiUilad-
stone compare unfavorably with Ingersoll
and Bradlaugh?
I may not encroach upon your friendly
space lninh more; I venture lo hope
however that I have said enough tOthoW
the Ledge editor that the takings nl the
Journalistic gutter are not a tilting muter •
lal upon which to mwe an attack upon
the religious hellel ol mankind, whulev r
particular lorm that lieiief may lake.
Let the writer of those aiticles either declare himself openly to lie an atheist in
order that we may know how far Ire is
prepared 10 go. or rise give us reason
and some coherent .ugi'.int'iils in place of
offensive abuttt. Yonr*lrul •
Dk\'onik^c'i •
Tlm- Forks, Feb. IX.
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Issued Weekly.
A Complete Review of the Kventa or
the Past Week—In Thia and Foreign I.uiiiIn—Tuken From the
Lateat Ulapatehea.
According to the statements made by
a banker, Mexico may turn on silver.
Captain Joseph T. Johnson, a well
known Ohio river captain, ia dead,
aged 91.
It ia asserted that the dowager czarina la coming to London to visit Queen
Alexandra, her sister.
Ten cases of what la supposed to be
the bubonic plague have been isolated
at Cape Town. One ot the victims is
a white person.
It ia rumored that Crown Prince
Frederick William of Prussia will marry Princess Edna of Battenburg, daughter of Princess Beatrice.
The Sportsman understands that for
the coming season moat of King Edward's horses in training will be leased
to the Duke of Devonshire.
Near Santiago de Cuba the United
State transport Rawlins went aground
on a coral reef near the wreck of the
United States collier Merrimac.
At Omaha flre which started in the
power house of the Omaha Street Railroad company at Twentieth and Harney streets caused a loss of $850,000.
Robert W. Steele, first territorial
governor of Colorado, recently died at
hia home in Colorado Springs, of an
attack of grip. His wife died two days
previous. A double funeral will be
Official advices from the governor of
Paku, the scene ot the recent naphtha
fires, says that the total loss of life
waa 17 and that the loss of property
will exceed 1,200,000 roubles.
The seventh annual Carnot medal debate between Stanford university and
the Univeraity of California was won
by W. A. Morris of Stanford, who is a
aanior ln history, and registers from
Salem, Ore.
A company of the Forty-seventh
United States volunteer Infantry, operating ln the island of Catanduanes, off
the southeast coast of Luzon, captured
Bustosas, the insurgent governor
of the island.
The English government has requisitioned three Castle liners to transport reinforcements to South Africa.
The remount department Is uncommonly active, Its agents buying largely
ln several parts of the world.
The strike ln the Paris dressmaking
trade has assumed formidable proportions. About 16 Arms are involved, In-
eluding such well known houses as
Worth, Redfern, Paquln, Doucet, La
Ferrlere, D'OeullIt and Raudnltz.
It Is rumored In London that Mrs.
Maybrlck will soon be released. Ambassador Choate declined to either deny or confirm the rumor. If she gets
her liberty it will be due to the king's
gratitude for American sympathy.
The Harriman syndicate haa secured
a large block of Burlington stock and
Is buying large quantities for the control of the road. It la the intention
to turn over the control to the Union
Pacific or some eastern trunk line.
Andrew Carnegie has offered to do
nate $60,000 for the founding of a city
library, providing the city of Decatur,
UL, will provide a site and agree to
spend not less than $6,000 a year for
its maintenance. The city will accept.
Representative Albert D. Shaw of
Watertown, N. T., formerly commander
in chief of the Orand Army of the Republic, waa found dead Monday ln his
room at the Rlggs house, Washington
D. C. A physician pronounced death
due to apoplexy.
The Count of Caserta, father of
Prince Charles of Bourbon, who is to
marry the princess of Aaturls, Febru
ary 14, met with a hostile reception on
his arrival at Madrid. He was hooted
by the crowd and tbere were cries of
"Spit upon him."
Mrs. Joe Burns, a sister of Frank M.
King, a cattle broker of Tucson, Ariz.,
waa shot twice ln the breast at her
ranch near Yuma by Constable Alexander, who went to serve papers in
ejectment   Lynching la feared.
A dispatch from Portsmouth says the
royal yacht Victoria and Albert has
been ordered to be gotten ready to take
King Edward to Flushing soon after
the opening of parliament, when his
majesty will return Emperor William's
recent visit to England.
Typographical union, No. 13, of Boston, has called a strike ln every book
and job printing plant They demand
that women typesetters shall be treated
aa "journeymen compositors" and receive the same wages aa men for doing
the aame work.
Senator Mackenzie Bowell, leading
the senate opposition, has given notice
that he will move for a committee on
Inquiry into the charges of H. H. Cook,
formerly a member of the commons,
who aaid during the last general election that he was offered a senatorship
for $10,000.
A railway project Is now reported under way by which the Northern Pacific
and Burlington, which now have a
trackage arrangement covering several
hundred miles of territory, may be consolidated and lt ia aaid the Oreat Northern will be In this transcontinental
Friday, February IB. the dry season
begins at Topeka, and all the Joints
are to go at once. Three thousand cltl-
tens Sunday afternoon passed deter
mined resolutions and sent an ultimatum to police, and also a warning to
property owners on whose premises
liquors have been sold.
Near Mackay, in Ashland county,
Ohio, six masked robbers bound and
gagged John Duncan, a wealthy farmer, and four members of his family,
and compelled them to surrender $450
in money and considerable jewelry by
applying matches to their feet. The
robbers escaped with a stolen team.
Duncan did not believe in banks.
General Mayberry Prentiss, one of
the oldest surviving generals of volunteers of the civil war, is dead at his
home at Bethany, Mo., aged 81 years.
He was known as "The Hero of Shiloh." He defeated Generals Holmes
and Price at Helena, Ark., on July 4,
1862. He was the last survivor of the
Fltzjohn Porter court martial. He was
In the volunteer service in Illinois during the Mormon settlement In the early
Count von Waldersee is dissatisfied
with the conduct of the French troops
near Pao-tlng-fu and also with their
avowed intention, In spite of his protests against it, to organize an expedition to take possession of the province
of Shan-sl. He takes the ground that
expeditions, except for police purposes
or against bands of robbers, should not
be undertaken during peace negotiations. General Bailoud, the French
commander at Pao-tlng-fu, says that he
Is acting In entire Independence of
Count von Waldersee and believes the
wises course to be pursued is to nip the
incipient rebellion In the bud immediately. He asserts that he was attacked
on ihree sides by a number of Chinese
while but with a few men near Pao-
tlng-fu, and his theory ls that the power of the foreigners should be shown,
if possible, wherever an occasion arises.
The new developments in connection
with the negotiations touching the
transfer of the control of the Carnegie
Steel company to J. P. Morgan and his
associates were, first, that Mr. Carnegie
is to receive $1500 for each share of his
stock; second, that minority holders
who desire to sell will receive the same
terms as those given to Mr. Carnegie;
third, that the present stage of the
negotiations contemplates the formation of a new corporation whose bonds
will play a large part in the price to
be paid Mr. Carnegie, and, fourth, the
first public announcement in connection with pending negotiations of an
official character, consisting of a statement by E. H. Gary, president of the
Federal Steel company, confirming the
news that J. P. Morgan Is planning the
acquisition of the properties of some
of the largest iron and steel companies
of this country.
Itc-fea Gleaned From Late Report*—
All Diatricta Are Being Developed
—A Proaperona Year la Predicted—
Mining Notea and Peraonula.
J. J. Hill  Hue* Abroad.
St. Paul, Feb. 11.—James J. Hill, with
a party of 10 invited guests, will leave
New York on Mr. Hill's private yacht
Wacouta within 10 days. The steward of
the vessel, the chief engineer, chef and
two assistants have left St. Paul for New
York to prepare the yacht for a long
cruise. The Wacouta will bg outfitted for
a live months' trip, though the present
calculations contemplate only an absence
of four months.
Mr. Hill will have as guests two ladies
and two gentlemen, and for each guest
one servant is provided. Tlie names' of the
guests arc not available, but it appears
the ladies will be of Mr. Hill's family
and that some prominent New York
bunkers, will accompany the party. As
near us can be ascertained now the Wacouta will sail from New York by way of
the Bermuda islands about the 18th inst.
The lirst important stop will be made at
Naples. Thence the itinerary takes Mr.
Hill and his party through the Mediterranean sea, where a large part of the time
allotted for the trip will be spent.
Boise Is making preparation for the
entertainment of tho mining congress
which meets there in July. It is proposed to raise a fund ranging from
$10,000 to $15,000.
The Poland China at Chesaw is to resume.
It is almost assured that the length
of the ore shoot in the Chico will be
determined within the next 60 days.
William C. Otto is responsible for the
statement that work is to be resumed
on the Number One Consolidated mine.
There will he very little development
work done for the next two months,
but from that time forward much may
be expected.
The Morning Glory is still sacking
the same high grade ores that have
been the feature of the mine for some
months past
Superintendent James L. Wyatt, of
the Mountain Lion company, put a
force of men at work on the Tenderfoot
and Trail mine last week.
The Republic mine is producing a
large quantity of as good ore as has
ever been taken out of It. There is a
large force of miners employed In stoping.
Hugh Mabln was In from the Nelson
district a few days ago, bringing with
him samples of ore from the Nancy
which gives $405.39. The ore was taken from the bottom of a shaft 60 feet
A telegram received from J. L. Harper, superintendent of the Hawkeye,
in Cody camp north of Republic, states
that the west crosscut in the Hawkeye
ledge is showing the ledge to be satisfactory and steadily improving ln value.
For many months the Republic led
the van in point of monthly development, but about a year ago It dropped
from first to second place, and later on
to third place, the Mountain Lion and
Quilp both outstripping it. The Republic has at last regained its former
The entire lot of Quilp ore sent to
the Granby smelter was a little more
than $35 per ton. This was entirely
satisfactory   to   Superintendent  Tate,
has been crosscut on the third level and
shows five feet of shipping grade ore,
with only one wall yet reached.
G. A. Robinson, secretary of the Fair-
view corporation of Fairview, B. C,'
confirmed the report that a deal for the
acquisition of the corporation's mineral and coal lands by Gooderham &
Blac.fRtock, Toronto, is pending.
For the k before last the ore shipments from Sandon were: Payne, 246
tons; Ivanhoe concentrates,- 80 tons;
Last Chance, 61 tons; American Boy,
40 tons; Trade Dollar 21 tons; Sovereign, 21 tons.
Roderick Cameron, a miner, was killed at the Idaho mine last week. He
was coming down from the mill on a
car on a gravity tram, when the car
jumped the track, throwing him out.
In falling a stick pierced his body. He
died an hour later. He leaves a wife
and four or flvo children.
The Gordon Mining & Milling company, operating a group of seven
claims a mile west of Erie, in West
Kootenay, is reported to have recently
encountered two good looking stringers of ore In Its crosscut tunnel. The
tunnel is ln about 150 feet. Assays of
$14.40 and $22.20 are said to have been
obtained from these stringers.
Work has been started on the Iron
Horse group, adjoining the Enterprise
on the Ten Mile side. Mark Manley
has returned from Spokane and at
once started preparations for work.
Recent reports Indicate that the Sullivan group In East Kootenfty is looking better than ever. It has been definitely decided to build a railroad spur
from the Kimberly siding to the mine
and this will probably be completed
within three months.
While enlarging the station In the
tunnel level of the Morrison at Greenwood, preparatory to sinking a winze,
the drills broke through what was presumed to be the wall of the vein, and
are now working in a rich shoot of cop-
per-gold^ ore.
llrilli.li in Pnrauit—Ilopefulucaa In
Inniiiml Revived l>y Newa
l In.muli German Bourcea—Think
the End la Near ut Ilund.
London, Feb. 13.—A dispatch from Pretoria says:
General Dewet crossed the Orange river
north of Norvalspont Sunday night, going
in the direction of PhiUpstuwii. The British arc following.
Better Keelinw  at London.
New York, Feb. 13.—A dispatch to thu
Herald from London says that a sent.i-
iiicnt of supreme hopefulness is prevalent
in London relative to the condition of uf-
f.iiis iii South Africa, and adds:
"There is absolutely no doubt that news
has leached here from German sources
showing that the Boers arc pretty well at
their last stand."
lloers   Made   Prlaonera.
London, Fob. 13.—General Kitchener, in
a dispatch from Pretoria, dated February
X'2, says:
"French has captured1 a convoy of 50
wagons and l."> carts and has made 43
prisoners.    We had one man wounded.''
A rich strike Is reported In the Golden Star at Hailey, Idaho, a second ore
shute having been cut into.
The excellent condition of the roads
in the past few weeks has started shipments from Cedar canyon mines by
way of Davenport.
The new concentrator which the Empire State-Idaho Mining ft Development
company is building at the mouth of
Government gulch is practically completed.
The Big Buffalo mine at Buffalo
Hump has closed down for the winter.
The men who are coming out say the
pumps have been pulled out of the
shaft and that the workings are filling
who states that the amount of ore sent | wlth water a„ work having ceased.
$10,000 Stolen.
Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 11.—A dispatch
from Manila, Iowa, gives meager details
of the theft of an express safe said to contain $10,000. When the passenger train
from the north on the Sioux City ft Da-
knt.i branch of the Chicago, Milwaukee ft
St. Paul railroad arrived at 10 o'clock two
truck loads of freight of the American
Express company were unloaded from the
express car to be transferred to No. 1 east-
bound on the main line. The trucks stood
on thc platform for a short time. When
No. 4 arrived and the packages were being loaded the absence of a small safe,
said to contain $10,000, Wat discovered.
Train No. 4 was held an hour and a search
for the safe was prosecuted, but without
result. No clue to the robbers or their
method of operation is known.
Sioux City, Iowa, Feb. 11.—Three
men, believed to have been Implicated
In the theft last night at Manila, Iowa,
of a United States Express Co. safe,
said to contain $40,000, were arrested
at that place this morning. They were
traced by their tracks ln the snow. The
men are John Jackson, John Stovall
and Charles Hayes. All live at Manila
and are well known. Their reputations
heretofore have not been bad. They
stoutly protested their Innocence. Mrs.
Jackson, wife of John Jackson, was also arrested, but at a preliminary hearing she was released. The three men
are ln jail, having been unable to furnish bonds fixed at $12,000 each. None
of the money or valuables has been recovered. The safe that was stolen contained ln tbe neighborhood of $40,000.
Two thousand dollars was in cash and
the remainder ln drafts, checks and
various valuables. a .
out was about 90 tons and that ore will
be sent in future as fast as teams can
be secured. At this time only about 20
tons per week can be shipped.
Another stratum flve feeet wide has
beeen encountered in the big Wauconda
tunnel. Two assays have been made
that are decidedly encouraging. One
sample was taken across the face of the
ledge abont a foot below the roof and
the other about a foot above the floor
of the tunnel. The former gave $11.40
per ton and the latter $13.60.
The raise in the Quilp is producing
large quantities of high grade ore.
Mr. .Tackling states positively that
there was not the least doubt that
when the new machinery Is Installed
200 tons per day will be treated. The
treatment is about as perfect as It Is
possible to bring It. The results have
more than met expectations and are
getting better. Up to date 7,000 tons
of ore have been treated. Mr. Jackling
says that $14 ore can be treated with
The development during January In
the various mines operated In Republic
district was inconsiderable when compared with that of January, 1900.
There are numerous reasons for this,
but the principal one is the feeling that
lt is almost useless to do any considerable work unttl there Is assurance that
a railroad will be constructed into the
camp within a reasonable time. The
hopes that were once entertained for
the successful operation of the custom
mill have long faded. The Republic
| Reduction company shows no sign of
life and has not for months.
Jndfre Blair Died Smlil.-iily.
Sn It Like, Feb. 13.—Judge Jucob B.
Blair, surveyor general of Utah, an intimate friend of Abraham Lincoln and a
man widely known in public life, died
suddenly today, aged 80 years. The ca,use
of his death was heart failure.
The total output from Slocan mines
ln January was about 4000 tons and
from the Slocan lake points 930 tons.
Colonel W. N. Brayton, one of Kaslo's
most prominent mining men, has closed a deal for the Hazel May group on
Crawford creek about four miles from
the bay.   The consideration Is $100,000.
A new shoot of ore has been struck
in the west drift from the upper crosscut, on the ..Black Prince near Slocan.
Frank Sherry  reports   that   the   ore
Ore In the face of the crosscut on the
350 foot level of the Reservation Mining ft Milling Company's property, near
Nelson, Wash., on the International
line, Is reported at the office of the
It Is expected that the mammoth vein
will be cut during the first week in
March and they count on finding ore at
the point where the vein is entered, so
that the bins will be in use immediately, although only In a small way until
considerable ground Is blocked out on
that level.
At Butte, Mont, every mine closed
down for a few days last week owing
to the lack of water. The only mines
not closed are the three big ones lie-
longing to Senator Clark—the Original, the Stewart and the Calousa-Parrot
—whose supply of water comes from
the Moulton company.
A smooth man at Boise recently dex-
trously applied bronze to some quartz
specimens, giving them the appearance
of being very rich. On the strength of
theBe he borrowed several small Bums
of money. He failed to leave town
quick enough, and was arrested and
fined $25 and given ninety days ln Jail.
• There Is Intense excitement at Keller, Washington, over the recent- rich
strike on Iron creek, six miles northeast of Keller. One of the claims there,
at 40 feet depth, shows nine feet of ore
running $300, of which $200 ts ln gold
and $100 ln silver and copper. Six er
eight other claims In the vicinity show
the same rich ore on the surface,
During January the Coeur d'Alene
employment bureau hired 451 men, 100
of them at Wardner and 351 at Wal
lace. They were distributed among
the different mines as follows: Standard, 55; Molrnlng, 85; Frisco, 33; Mammoth, 59; Hecla, 26; Buffalo Hump, 67;
Custer, 17; Bell, 8; Olympia, 1; Empire
S tate-Idahd. 21; Bunker Hill and Sullivan, 70; Silver King, 9.
The troubles which caused the
shutting down of the Hunter mine at
Miillan, Idaho, a couple of weeks ago
have been adjusted, and It will resume
work In a few days. The employment
bureau received an order from there
| for 60 men, all of whom have been se-
streak is eight Inches wide.   	
The Britannia group of copper mines I cured and many of whom have already
has been consolidated Into the Brit-; gone up there. The mill Is being overhauled and the mine will be start ed up
as soon as that Is completed, which will
Tbe salt production ln Michigan last
year filled 4,820,865 barrels, a gain over
tbe preceding year of 5,146 barrels.
tannin. Syndicate, Limited, by the acquirement of the undivided three-
tenths interest of Leopold Boscowltz,
the price paid for this interest being
$190,000. The property Is located on
Howe sound about 30 miles from Vancouver. The Interest of Boscowltz has
been hitherto outside the control of the
Southesat Kootenay Is rapidly coming to the front as a producer and shipper of Bllver-lead ores. The total production from the St. Eugene, North
Star and Sullivan mines for the year
1900 was 35,000 tons. The St. Eugene
and North Star are closed down at the
present time on account of not being
able to make satisfactory arrangements' with the smelter and ra^Jway
company.-' The^ulllvan, having a .contract wlthvthe Trail smelter, Is aWP*
ping 60 tetas of galena dally. The Society Olrl Is shipping a dally car of 20
An Important strike ln the Evening
Star at Rossland ls reported. Accord-
cording to the superintendent tbe ledge
be by the first of the week
What appenrs to be a grent strike on
the Humming Bird at.Burke was reported last week. Two feot of high
grade carbonate ore has been struck In
tho upper tunnel. No assay has yet
been made of It, but lt carries an
abundance of crystallzed lend, and ore
of thnt character ln the Coeur d'Alenes
has Invariably run well In silver. This
Ib the company which absorbed the
Canyon Creek Mining Company recently.
Metal Beport.
New York,—Sliver certificates, 61 Vi
©63c; bar silver, 61c; M- tlcan dollars,
San Francisco.—Silver bars, 61 %c;
Mexican dollars. 50V£@51c.
London.—Bar silver, uncertain, 28
1-16 per ounce.
Poaltlon of I--iikIii"(1 Today.
London, Feb. 11.—A comprehensive
view of international conditions revcais
only improved prospects for continued
pence and harmony. From the British
standpoint Queen Victoria's death appears
to have strengthened rather* ili.in weakened Qreat Britain's position among the
nations. A sutlicieut time has elapsed since
Victoria ceased to reign for the foreign
office to feel the political pulse of the capitals of Kurope and the brief examination,
commenced in no spirit of cocksureness,
resulted in a feeling of satisfaction and
security at Downing street. The foremost
factor in this, naturally, is Emperor William's attitude. Responsible oiliciais here
m.ikr no attempt to conceal their elation,
at the circumstances attendant upon his
majesty's visit. Tliey do not shut their
eyes at tlie dissatisfaction the emperor iias
saused among certain sections of his subjects, but rely implicitly upon the imperious force of tierniany's ruler to successfully Overcome the internal opposition
engendered. Closer relations undoubtedly
now exist between Great Britain and Germany. Lord Salisbury and Lord Lons-
doune are quite prepared to hear Count
von iliielow, the imperial chancellor, satirically lielitlle lhe effect of Emperor William's visit, but in Downing street this
will bc taken as meant purely for home
Aicri-ement With  I'nrtiiinil.
"The alliance between (ircat Britain and
Portugal scarcely needed the \.-.. of King
Charles to render it stronger. Vet the
continued stay hen of the ruler is believed lo lie likely to bring Portugal and
Qreat Htituiu in closer touch, thus rendering easier the work of their respective
government*. As far as the diplomatic
phase goes the Associated Press is officially Informed that nothing new lias resulted
from the king of Portugal's stay in London. The mutual responsibilities iu connection with Delagoa bay were too well
known previously to need further discussion. Thus Portugal, Germany and
tire.it l!i ii.nn are believed to he more
closely united than ever in their history—
united by a compact that in the opinion
of leading British statesmen is stronger
than ever the dreibiind, which is yearly
becoming more of a tradition than a working agreement.
The only feature of thc recent international happenings regretted at Downing
Street il the emperor's decoration of Field
Marshal Ijord Roberts with the order of
the Black Kagle. It ia thought In- majesty went almost too far, in view of the
hostile comments the German press is in
the habit of showering on Great Britain's
South African campaign.
".Still,"' say the oflieials, "Emperor William never does things by halves."
According to dispatches in the British
press, French Anglophobism seems to huve
abated since the queen's death.
Austria and Italy are put down as sure
to do nothing contrary to Emperor William's wiah. It is easily seen that Emperor William is the dominating figure in
Boropean a Hairs. To this Great Britain
has uo objection. She has made it poasi-
ble nml trusts to benefit by it. Relationship between the reigning families of Europe is nol held to be of much account
among the chancellories, hut so fur as it
goes, it is believed that King Edward
VII.'s personality will tend to improve its
degree of potency.
Abont  General  Dewet...
Herscliell, Cape Colony, Feb. 11.—A deserter from Dewet's force avers that ho
treats his men cruelly and frequently
sjiiiniKiks Ihem. The deserter was arrested
by the lloers after he hud surrendered to
the British nnd was given 25 lashes. Many
lloers are deserting.
Pic-iilint. S|cyn and General Dewet personally shoulder rifles.
I'r.ii.li    <>.-. |||.I.-,I     r.iii.-rlo.
Cape Town, Feb. 11.—General French
has occupied Emcrlo, in the Transvaal.
Six thousand Boen retired. The Boers
violently attacked .Smith-Dorrien'f outpost
st Botliwcll February 0,'but wcdb driven
buck with heavy loss.
-    I'ri'ncurr   of   Doer   II ll hi. ri.
Crnddocfc, Cape Colony, Fel| 11.—Boer
raiders nre nine miles from Graafreinet,
and nre also in lhe neighborhood of Hos-
Iho ok to the System Brings on Narvoaf
Pros!ration—How a Cur* Was
It is doubtful if anything could i.«
written more convincing than the interesting story related by Mr. Edward
T. Dudley, a praoticina attorney for 25
years in San Franolsco, with offices at
88 City Hall avenue. Mr. Dudley
lost his balance while standing upon
tbe rear platform of a street oar, causing
him to fall, striking the ground with
the baok of his head, which brought on
a feeling of numbness and eventually
paralysiB. Mr. Dudley tells his ex.
perience in his owl. way as follows:
"After the fall from the car I passed
it by as an accident that had left no
apparent ill effects; yet a few weeks
later, in endeavoring to get on a car, I
fonnd I could not raise my foot. From
this time paralysis began in my feel
and in time my lower limbs became
nnmb. 1 became pale as a ghost and
it brought on a bloodless condition ol
my system. From being a strong,
healthy man of 180 pounds, I was re*
duced to 145 pounds, and my doctor
told my wife that it was only a question of time when 1 ihould have to
take my bed. Medicine prescribed
by the doctors did no good, and, at tht
time I started to take Di. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People, if 1 fell
down I could not poulbly get up again
nnassistance. I could scarcely walk
j a block. Now I oan walk three
or four miles without fatigne, and ai
you see, am altogether a different mm
—and all from eight or nine boxes ol
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills tor Pal* Peo-
"After trying Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, I could see in a very short time
that I was picking np color and my
health and general system was much
improved. I did not change my diet,
nor did 1 take any other medicine, and
my increase in weight from 145
pounds to 185 pounds I oan lay to
nothing else than Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills for Pale People.    Signed.
Subscribed  and sworn to belore mt
this 10th day of July, 1900.
Justin Gates, Notary Public.
At ull druggists or direot from Dr.
Williams Medicine  Co., Schenectady,
N. Y., on receipt of price, 60 cents per
box; 6 boxes $2.00.
Usually the man who Is good when
he's asleep Is troubled with Insomnia.
Toprkn ftaloona Cloaed.
Topeku, Knn„ Feb. 11.—All the principal saloons of Ihe city arc closed. Tne saloon men ure resting rtn their situs, waiting lo see what the next move of thc tem-
fwiincc people will be. Tlie saloon men
ln-ld a inectiiiK yesterday morning and it
is thought Ihey adopted the cloning policy
for the time being.
Walla   Walla   Poultry   Show.
Walla Walla, Feb. 10.—At the second
annual show of the Walla Walla Valley
Pet Stock and Poultry association, which
has been in progress here, the Ankeiiy silver eup, valued at $25, was awarded to
Mrs. L Bienwcr for thc lust individual display, liie association cup was won hy
Kvans Kelly of Klberton, scoring ISO 18 Ul
on White Wyandotte*. The best scoring
bird wus un Indian Runner duck, 08 12,
owned by C. L Wingard of Walla Walls.
The best chicken was a White Plymouth
Kock, 11(1 1-4, by Hazel wood company of
Officers  Promoted.
Washington, Feb. 12.—Tlie senate has
confirmed the following nominations:
Major General Nelson A. Miles to bo
lieutenant general.
To be major generals—Brigadier General S. B. M. Young, U. 8. A.i Colonel
.\iln.i H. Chaffee, Eighth cavalry, U. S. A.
(major general V. S. V.); Brigadier General Arthur MaoArthur, U. i>. A.( major
general U. 8, V.).
Another Alliance.
St. Petersburg, Feb. 12.—The Bourse
Qanttfl, in advocating nn alliance between
France, Ru-wia, America and Japan, to
offset the Anglo-German alliance, which a
portion of the press persists in believing,
says the other three powers should accept
Russia's leadership and make peace without delay, regardless of the Anglo-Germans.
Half a Million Dollar Ulnar.
Pittsburg, Feb. 13.—Nearly the entire
plant of thc Rochester Tumbler works jf
the National Gas company, the largest iunl
fluent in the world, loeuted at Rochester,
Pa., wus destroyed by fire that started
about midnight. The loss will amount to
about .*.'i(si,(khi nnd is believed to be covered by insurance.
An American  Honored.
London, Feb. 12.—Another American
was accorded what is considered a high
honor in England when Edward E. Abbey wns elected a member of tha Athe-
mum cluh, under the provision* of tho
rule empowering the annual election of
persons of distinguished eminence in
science, literature and the arts.'
I'olaoned by 1 orn.-.l Beef.
Contrail*, 111.', Ft*. 12.—H. W, tichniidt.
sti|ivrinlcii(loi!t of the Illinois Ccntnil
Southern ruilwdy, died at Sparta. Hi*
moii Hairy died .Saturday night and Mrs.
Schmidt is n'ot expected to live. It is
Mi|«posed the family were poisoned by eating corned licef.
Roaaland  Carnival.
■Roiwlind; B. 0., tab, 11.—Announcement is made thnt passengers from Spokane or other Washington points, coming
Ua attend the winter carnival here, will
lie "subject lo no disagreeable annoyance
iK'cniise of the quarantine at the British.
Columbian boundary.
New Jap ii.ni.iil.
Sua Francisco, Feb. 11.—K. Oyono, the
newly appointed .lapnnese eonnul at this
port, hns arrived here and will nt once-
IMIOI the duties of hia office. He succeeds Count M.itsn.
A girl's mission ln life la to change
her dresses, her mind and her name.
■I     .,;, **jmmW9ttt****m*msm**mm
This root of many evils—
Glandular tumors, abscesses,pimples
and otherv cutaneous eruptions, sore
ears, inflamed eyelids, rickets, dyspepsia, catarrh, readiness to catch cold
and inability to get rid of it easily, paleness, nervousness and other ailments
Including the consumptive tendency—
Can be completely and permanently
removed, no matter how young or old
the sufferer.
ilnod's Sarsaparilla, was given the daughter
of Silas Vernooy. Wawarsing, N. Y„ who had
broken out with scrofula sores all over her
face and head. The first bottle helped hct
and when Bhe had taken six the sores were all
healed and her face was smooth. He writes
tluit she has never shown any sign of the
scrofula returning.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Promises to cure and keeps the
promise. Ask your druggist for 11
tor*ay and accept no substitute.
Gold  Crown  and   Bridge Work.
Entrance 801-30V-2O8 Mohawk Blek.
Spokane, Wart.
British Columbia has renewed ita
quarantine against the state of Washington. Passengers are to be examined
at Northport and vaccination compelled.
This signature la on evory box of tha genuine
Laxative ^romo-Quinine Tawau
Mas remedy tbat *tl**m a eold la one day
A horse can pull three tons on level
steel rails tor every ton he can pull on
an ordinary high road.
If any complicated diseases and
mnch suffering result (rom constipation.   OAitKlEXOTS-Acurcs
t_M most obitInate case of
Househ and bowel derangement*.
The annual meeting of the Pacific
Northwest Woolgrowera' Association
will be held at Pendleton March 5, 6
and 7.
Life to a Laay Uverl
I-aiv, leaden liver* cause nine tenths of all
iV-aths. Olvo your IlAer life with Cascareta
Canity Cathartic and save your own lite. All
druggists,  l(lc,  !___<'.  Wc.
Palms never live more than 250 years.
Ivy has been known to live 450, chestnut 800, oak 1600 and yet 2880 years.
Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow'* Sooth
ing Syrup the best remedy to use for their
ttoiUlren during the teething period.
The new year will be as the old one
if there be not a renewed man to live
riTO Perni-m-uilr I'ured. No tlta or narrani-neei
allw after flrit Jaj'-iliKiiif Or. Kllae'iilirrat Nina
haston-r. Send fur FUSK|ll.Mlrl.l lK.ttli-a.nl treat-
lM. __)*.«. II Runs, I.t-I.»31 Arclil*t., rbila.l.-l|-l.i_a. l'».
Mra. Nation'* Tour.
Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 10.—Mrs. Nation's tour through the western port of the
ei.iln took on a new feature und was a
triumphal one to the KanSas aaloon
Kiuaeher. She made a dozen addresses
from the platform of a Koek Island pas-
nenger train to as many crowds in the
towns she passed through to oome to Des
.Moines to deliver a lecture. In the afternoon she visited four saloons, doing no
damage but drawing sueh a big crowd on
Ihe street Ihst the police were compelled
to stop the crusade. In thc evening she
addressed 'MOO people in the Y. M. 0. A.
The journey from Council Bluffs to Atlantic was made quietly, the hour being
too early for many people to be out to
see the crusader.
At Atlautic the first visitors swarmed
into'the train and as Mr*. Nation saw
them coming down tlie aisle she cried out:
"Hello, boys, glad to see you. Shake
hands. Ood bless the hoys, the young
men; I tell you 1 just love you all."
The first large crowd of the duy was at
Anita, where Mrs. Nation was aroused.
A window Was opened and hunds clutched
through the aperture. Fully 100 person*
-were gathered on the platform and us
many as could surged up to the car and
shook hands with Mrs. Nation, who started
for the platform, but the train pulled out
suddenly and the crowd was left behind.
At Adair there was another crowd and
Mrs, Nation grasped hands aud then made
a short speech.
Inaurirent  Ofltcera  Surrender.
Manila, Feb. 13.—An insurgent colonel.
Simon Tectum, seven insurgent officers and
70 men with 00 guns, have surrendered un-
■conditionally to Captain t'ooles of the
Thirty-fifth regiment at Bun Miguel- de
In a fight at Sibuyan, llatangns, the rebel
geneliir, Malbas, is reported to have lieen
killed.   8ix insurgent officers and UO nwn
vere captured. i
llle Peace Meeting.
Mariquinia is the scene of.uo immense
peace meeting of the federal party.        .., ,
Tlie woman's peace league met at Jtulffe
Tuft's house today. Senoritii Polile at
tempted to introduce a resolution requiring the release of tho imprisonel itisur
gents. Mrs. Taft nnd other Indies spoke
OB a resolution urging tho insurgents to
surrender. This was adopted Instead of
Senorita Poble's.
French Ambnaaudor Did It, I'.i-m-iu-
liiB the I'ft-oiilrliiir Air or the
t.t-rmilll I: ■>. |.< i ,, r—1 nn <;<•( VloiifA
Without the Aid nl.Germany.
Paris, Feb. 12.—The Guiil'oin says that
the obseuqles of .Queen Victoria, during
the reception at Windsor, Emperor William perceived near him a group consisting of M. Pierre Paul Caniboil, the French
ambassador to (Jreat -.Britain; 'Vice Aduii
ral Bienaime, the head of the French delegation attending the funeral, and General
Addressing M. Cainbon cordially, his
majesty said: "Well, M. Cnmlion, are
you not going to greet me?" and as thc
latter approached the emperor added: "1
wish it to be well, known that I love
France very inuoli, and shall never allow
her to be touched."
"Sire," replied M. Ciiinlmn, "I thank
your majesty for what you have been good
enough to say, France is a peaceful
country, but if ever she. is attacked, she
ia capable of , defending herself quite
From WaablUKton Leitlaluture.
Over $2,000,000 will be asked from the
legislature for the state institutions and its
officers for the ensuing two years. Already there ure oilier appropriation bills
Introduced asking for 91,000,000 more in
round numbers. This will give the legislators a problem ot' how to imiKc an available revenue of less than -jy.OOO.OOU satisfy
demands for more than 13,000,000.
Estimates have been prepared by the
state officers for the needs of their departments, proposed new- buildings and salaries. They show an increase over the appropriations made two j-ears ago, in some
instances of considerable amount. The
need for new buildings at several institutions is argued, also the alleged increased expense of running the offices and institutions. With the exception of the grain
commissioner and the lish commissioner
all the estimates for the departments are
given as prepared by the officials
or deputies. The fish and grain commissioners are absent and estimates for their
departments arc based on former appropriations.
I'liirliniiU Bold Hi- Sent.
Chicago, Feb. II.—A morning paper
states that N. K. Faritxink, who has been
one of the most active und prominent
members of the board of trade for over
10 years, and who was among the best
know n of its presidents, has sold his
incmlicrsliip for ift-JOOO. Mr. Kairbank was
one of the largest ojx-rators on the board
from 1800 to 1«H0. His s|HH-ialty was lard
and he was coii-,i.leieil the l.ird king.
Since 18113 .Mr. Fairhunk has cuiilined
liis operations to stocks.
< ..111(1-1' for Governor.
St. Paul, Feb. 12.T-A special from Me*
Muiiies, Iowa, says;  '
.Major K. II. CVulgi'rt minister to China,
has cabled to au Iowa, friend that he will
accept the republican nomination for governor of Iowii, 1in1 will not make it flglij
for it.      , . j
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Still More Counterfeiting.
The BecretService ha* unearthed another
band of counterfeiters, nod seen red a large
quantity of bogus bill*, which are soclcver-
lr executed ihe average person would
never suspect them of being suprious.
Things of great value are always selected
for imitations, notably Hosteller's (stomach Bitters, which liiia many imitators,
but few equal fordisbirier* Ilk*indigestion.
dyspepsia.   oonstipirtiOii, nervousiies and
general  debility.   Always go  to  reliable
rugglsta   wbo' have   the   reputation  of
giving what you ask for.
take Laxative HromoQulnln* Tablet*. All
Ironists refund the money If tt falls to cura.
B. W. drove » signature Is on each box. 25c.
I It Is an utter Impossibility for a
short main to fall ln love with a tall
woman.   He simply has to climb for It
Released  by  Pe-ru-na—Congressman Howard's   Recovery—Congressman
Geo. H. White's Case.
By assessments and donations the
trades milium of San Francisco have
raised nearly $80,000 to maintain the
striking planing mill men ln their contest for the eight hour day ln Callfor-
Blood Poison
There is no poison so h jghly contagious,
so deceptive uiid**d«rti«cuve. lHui't tie
too sure you are cureilbf cause all external
signs of the disease MWb disappeared, and
the doctor says yqn art' well. . Jdany per-
lons have been dosed with Mercury and
Potash for months or ycajai..and pronounced cured —to realise when too late
that the disease was only covered up—
...      _   -    ,.*._    driven from the
Uko Bogota Uko. 8urfaceto break
out again, and to their sorrow and mortification find those nearest and dearest to
them have been infected by this loathsome disease, for no other poison is eo
surely transmitted from parent to child
as thi*. Often a bad case of Rheumatism,
Catarrh, Scrofula or severe skin disease,
an old *ore or ulcer developing in middle
life, can be traced to blood poison con-
IneHly The Sir, of tho Paront.
life, for it remain* smoldering in the system forever, unless properly treated and
driven out in the beginning-   S- S. S. ii
to ojAy antidote for this peculiar virus,
er Only rtknedy known that can over-
mi It and drive it out of the blood, and
It does thi».sq,tficfoughly and effectually
that there is never a refurn of the disease
to embarrass or humiliate you afterward*.
-**_ -m- —m*. cures Contagious Blood
|^ ^^ ^^ Poison in and all
^^ ^^ ^^ stages; contains nc
k_^k^Jk^k mineral to break down
ourelv vegetable and thc only bipod purifier known that cleanses'the blood and
it the same time builds up the general
health. ,       ,, _.
Our little book on contagion* blood
poison i* the most complete and iMtruOj
live ever issued; it not only tells all
about this disease, but also how to cure
yourself at home. It is free and should
be In the hands of everyone seeking t
cure.   Send for it ...
La Grippe ls epidemic catarrh.—It
■pares no class or nationality. Tbe
enltured and the ignorant, the aristocrat and the panper. lhe masses and
the classes are alike subjeot to la
grippe. None are exempt—all are lia
Have yon the grip? Or. rather, has
the grip got yon? tiilp is well named.
The original French term, la grippe,
bas been shortened by the busy American to read ''grip." Without intending to do so a new word has been
coined that exactly describes the case.
As if some hideous giant with awful
GRIP bad clutched us iu its fatal
clasp. Men. women, children, whole
towns and cities are caught in the
baneful grip of a terrible monster.
I'a-ru-iia For Grip.
Mrs. Dr. C. D. Powell, president of
Epworth League, also president of
Loyal Temperance Legion, writes from
Chehalis, Wash.:
"I have used several remedios in
oases of severe colds and la grippe, but
none I consider of moie value than
Peruna."—Mrs. Dr. C. D. Powell.
The Peruna   Medicine Co., Columbus,
Aflrr- EITrcl« of La Grippe.
Miiis Emma Jouris, president Golden
Rod Sewing Circle, writes from 40
Burling street, Chicago, 111., aa follows:
"This spring I suffered severely from
the alter effects of la grippe. Aa the
doctor* did not seem to help me I
bought a bottle of Peruna."—Miss Emma Jouris.
Congressman Howard's Letter.
Fort Payne, Ala.
The Peruna .Medicine Co., Columbus., Ohio:
Gentlemen / have taken Pe*
runs now tor two weeks and
find I am very much relieved. I
feel that my cure will be perma*
aent. I have also taken It for la
grippe and I take pleasure In rec*
ommendlng Peruna as an excellent remedy to all fellow suffer*
ers."***M. VV. Howard, Member ot
In (.i Inpe leave, th* System In a
Deplorable Condition.
D. L. Wallace, a charter member ol
the International Barbers' Union,
writes from 15 Western avenue, Minneapolis, Minn.:
"Following a severe attack of la
grippe I seemed to be affected badly
all over.
"One of my customers who waa
greatly helped by Peruna advised me
to try it, and I procured a bottle tbe
same day. Now my head is clear, my
nerves are steady, I enjoy food, and
rest well. Peiuna has boen worth a
dollar a dose to me."—L. D. Wallace.
Grip Causes Deafness.
Mrs. M. A. Sharick, chaplain G. A.
R. Woman's Relief Corps, writes from
Fremont, Wash.:
"When la grippe was the prevai.i. .-
illness in this Western country I was
laid up tbe whole winter, I partially
lost my hearing, and bad a very bad
case of oatarrh of the head and throat.
"I read of Pernna, tried it and had
my hearing restored and catarrh cnred.
I cannot speak too well of Peruna."—*
Mrs. M. A. Sharick.
I.a Grippe Cured In Its First Stage.
Lieutenant Clarioe Hunt, of the Salt
Lake City barracks of the Salvation
Army, writes from Ogden, Utah:
"Two months ago I was suffering
with so severe a cold I oould hardly
"Our captain advised me to try Peruna, and procured a bottle for me, and
truly it worked wonders. Within two
weeks I was entirely well."—Clarioe
Congressman White's letter.
Tarboro, N. C.
Gentlemen***"! am more than
satisfied with Peruna and find
It to be an excellent remedy for
the grip and catarrh. I have
used it in my family and they all
join me in recommending It as
an excellent remedy."***Oeo. If.
White, Member of Congress.
Remained In Feeble llenlilt After Cured
of La Grippe.
Mrs. T. W. Collins, treasurer Independent Order Good Templars, of Everett, Wash., writes:
"Alter having a severe attack of la
grippe I oontinued in a feeble condition even after the doctor called me
oured. My blood seemed poisoned.
I Peruna oured me."—Mn. T. W. Collins.
Address The Pernna Medicine Co., ol
t Columbus, O., for a free book on catarrh.
Iriii_i.il>    Mt    I'm Iil.i.
PUablo, Coin.. Feb. 11.—David Allen, a
prominent Hiloonkeeptr ami spurting iu.ni,
was killed and his brother Arthur, a barkeeper at the Grand hotel, badly wounded
in uii exciting ulTi'ity with revolvers in the
servants' room ol the hotel by William
Cainpl-Pll, coloied porter. Arthur .Mien
hud hud a quarrel with C-uinpbcll during
the day. . In thc niclco Campbell escaped
Injuries, hut shot each of the white men
in the breast. '
Ilei.iire     of     III n I im-ii In     fur     < lUnrrli
Tbat   <  oiil.lln    Merenrj-.
Ai mercury will surely destroy the sense
of smell and completely derange the
whole system when entering It through
the mucous aurfaci-s. Hucli iirtlclCH kIiuiiKI
never be. used except on prescriptions
irom reputable physicians, us the damage
ihey will do Is ten-fold to the good you
cnn possibly derive from them. . Hull's
l.'utarrh Cure, manufactured hy K. J. t'he-
ley & CO., Toledo, O., contains no mer-
,-ury, und la taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous sur-
iiiees of the system, ln Inlying Halls
,'ttturrli t'uie be sure you get the genuine.
It Is taken Internally, and made In Toledo,
ililo, by K. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials
Sold by druggists; price, 7t>c per bottle.
I tall'* Family I'llls urn the beau
Yellow Kever In  Hrn/H.
Bin Janeiro, Feb. 13.—Three cases of yel
lm\ fever were discovered here toduy.
Atopa tA%e ttough mod
Work. Off tho Oold.
' Lamatlva  Bromo-Quinine  Tablet* ouie
ft wid In one day.   No ouo, No Pay.
Prloa Iff oeata.
The Dawson Council will consider
j a bill llxlng miners' wages at not less
! than $5.00 per day and board.   It must
be that labor Ib represented ln the city
Major ('ri-«l Encaged and Forced to
Retire—Short of Ammnnltlon—
Secmiil Attack Waa Made by Dewet
—He Had About 2.100 Men.
East London, Cape Colony, Feb. 11.—
Details have been received here of severe fighting at Tabaksberg mountain,
40 miles east of the railway and about
midway between Small Deel and
Bloemfontein. Major Crewe, with a
composite column traveling southwest,
sighted the mountain on the morning
of January 21. He heard heavy firing,
and knowing that Colonel Pllcher's
column was on the other side of the
mountain, he concluded that this officer
was In action. Consequently he hur1-
rled forward, only to meet the Boers
streaming down, and evidently retiring from Colonel Pllcher's lyddite
shells. Immediately Major Crewe
brought three 15-pounders And a pompom to bear on the Boers, who. however, were found to be so numerous
that It was impossible to head them
off. Orders were given to return to
camp about two miles from the mountain. The column rested until 4 o'clock
In the afternoon, when the march was
resumed southwest.
Major Crewe was just touching the
southern point of the mountain when
a terrific rifle fire opened from a large
force of Boers in ambuscade on the
mountains. The flght soon became general, the Boers" attacking the British
on both flanks and the rear. The British pompom jammed and became useless. Major Crewe grasped the situation and by a brilliant move got the
convoy Into a safe position. Between
7 and 8 o'clock ln the evening the Boers
charged the position and turned both
flanks. The British ammunition became exhausted and Major Crewe was
obliged to retire and abandon the pompom after the advance party had endeavored to save it and had sustained
a severe loss. Rear guard action was
fought by Major Crewe Into the camp
where the wagons had been laagered.
Entrenchments were thrown up during
the night.
When morning came Major Crewe
started to join General Knox, 12 miles
to the southwest. The Boers Immediately re-attacked him, compelling him
to fight a second rear guard action for
a few miles. General Dewet personally commanded the Boers, and they
were estimated at 2500.
Major Crewe's force was only 700.
Eventually the British officer joined
General Knox and returned to Bloemfontein. Lord Kitchener has highly
complimented Major Crewe on hiE
Pretoria, Feb. 11.—The columns
working eastward occupied Ermelo,
February 6, with Blight opposition. A
i rge force of Boers, estimated at 7000.
unJer Louis Botha, retired eastward.
About 800 wagons with families passed
through Ermelo on the way to Amater-
day and a very large quantity of stock
is being driven east.
A peace delegate, under sentence of
death, and other Boer prisoners, were
taken by the Boers. All the reports
show that the Boers are exceedingly
bitter.    Fifty Boers surrendered.
Louis Botha, with 2000 men, attacked
General Smith Dorrlen at Orange camp
at 3 a. m., February 6. He waa repulsed
after severe fighting.
General Spruit was killed, General
Randemeyer was severely wounded and
two cornets were killed. Twenty of
the Boer dead were left in our hands
and many severely wounded. Our casualties were 24 killed and 53 wounded.
Our movement to the east is reported
to have thoroughly upset all the enemy's calculations and created a panic
In the district.
Christian Dewet appears to be crossing the line south of .Taegersfontein
road to the west this morning, having
failed to effect a crossing by the drifts
east ot Bethulie.
In Cape Colony, Canovia has been
occupied by Colonel De Lisle, who entered February 6, when the enemy retired.
Lord Raglan, under secretary of state
for war, informed thc correspondent of
the Associated Press today that Genera
Evelyn Wood Is not going to South
Africa and that no peace commission
is contemplated.
O A ItrilCI.D TK A purities th* blood
and cures all lorms ol Indigestion ; a clear, healthy complexion
and good health result from Ita
um: lt Is made from nr.lt us.
Launeeston In Tasmania has ita elec
trie lighting system derived from a rlv
er that forms one of, the city boundaries.
Pise's Curs cannot Da too hlgMy «t»Iimi ol
is a cough cure.—J. W. O'Brien, Si Third
iv*.,   N..   Mlnn-wpnlla,   Minn., Jan.  (,  WOO.
A past inn: i'-i- In politics often turns
out to bo the future village postmaster. |
When a man proposes to a widow lt
•a merely the start to his finish.
In Memory of I.Iim'oIii'k lllrtlidiiy.
Chicago, Feb. 18.—Banks, the board ol
trade, the stock exchange, the Courts und
other public Institutions wen- closed here
today ill honor of Lincoln's 1l2d birthday.
The chief event of the day's exercises \vu~
the public manorial meeting In the Q. \.
R, manorial hall under the auspices of the
Grand Army Memorial Hall association.
There Is much difference between being washed white and being whitewashed.
The Beat Preparation for Malaria,
chlllB and fever is a bottle of Orovo'a Taaa-
eus Chill Tonic. It \» ulmply iron and quinine
In a tastele»B form.   No cure—no pay. Prfoa Sua
Some women dress to please men
and some to worry other women.
Sour Stomach
"Alter   t   was Induced ta  try CASCA-
« K 1 a, I will ce.er tie without tlie iu Id tbe boos*.
My Hver was In t Terr bad' ehapa. and my hea*
aabed and I bad itouiieh trouble. Now, slnee tab-
ins Cawareu. I feel Due. My wife has also um*
Ibem with beoeOolil results for sour stomach."
Jo*. Khbhuns, Wi Con*rasa St., St. touts, Ma.
I     **\m%4fW   ***'i*Ptt%ttw ^
*Sjetm*t,  Palstable.   Potent.   Tast* Good. Da
•ood. Nerer Sicken. Weaken, or Orlpe. 10c, tie. Ma
...    CURE CONSTIPATION.    ...
StoriUi «...d, i „■,„.,. (klMg* Bo.ir.__l, Im Tee*. MS
M-TQ'B1C 8?M *"" luaranteed by all dm*.
■ I U-UAU tint to tli HI 'l'obaoco HabltT
jjfflp ^wtrt-w,
Will Keep You Dry
Tam No Sustitut* , Fact Catalogue,
5nowmc Full Lute ot pantCHT} and Hats,
°A.J.TQWERCO. Boston,   Mass
Fop 14c.
w. wiib to Kiln this year soo.oo. as*
cultomers. and hence offer
|1 Pk*. Salter'! Blue Blood Tomato.. IBe
-    TU.NorttipniL.mon Ifia
Heme', lerortte Onion Ms
Emerald llreen Cucumber.... Me
citynei-i-.il Beet Me
inliey lti.iiih Me
LaOroue Market Lettac*.... Uo
Klegant Flower Seeds    lie
W.rlb tl.00 f.r 1 teeat*. CM
We will mall too this entire tl.os's
worth of splendid «vd noreltles free,
toiretber with our large llluttretw
Plant end Hoed Catalog uo on receipt
of tbie notice end 14. In pn*te*e
Choice Onion s.rd 60. Ik aa* at.
Poutots at u.a!per barrel aad op-
Catalogue alone. £ oente, p
JOHN 1. HUM SEED CO..UCrte...fl».
when you take Drove's Tasteless Chill Tonic,
becnuse thc formula l» plainly prlntoil OS IVtn
botllc. showing that It Is simply Iron nn<l Quinine In ii tatttwM form.   No cure, no pay. 60c.
Et-KiiiR <-i Servia la li. nil.
Vienna, Fob. Iii.—Former King Milan
nf Servia is (lead. He passed a sleepless
night ami was unable to take sufficient
Completa lira or Quaan Victoria.    Bast
book,    beet   triiiis.    Outfit   mailed   freio.
A.ldr.i. A. O. Miller * to., I'ortlan.l, Or.
Far  Bravery.
London, Ontario,   Feb.   2,   1801.—The
Toronto l>-iily Mail say-* thai Captain Fall
and Lieutenant J, A. Leckie of Stratlico
mi's llnrne liavc been recommended l«y
l^ml Dundonald for a decoration ot the
11. S. (). (Distinguished Service Oi'di'i).
for bravery in the Hoer war.
Until you I. tv« m'lmi and UiUd our watch.
We sell at Karlnrj  I'rlrf  at One-Half ami
l«u thin ■■'■.-.! yuu have to psy tlMnhcr*.
Jur * Airlift are fltt*'lwith themiMuilltd
i.j.   1" Jv..ImI *|'Tlal Limited, or 7 Jewel
tttttnan or Klg(ii ■<>««______«at, ksowa
(he world ovtr as ih* bwl, ind
Cim it himtinff Mild gold pattern
■ ■ ■ o i... 9s.Ua 1* k*rat null!
I; it. l- -I oi ■■ik'ti for a rtUroiu
.(-resilient. h|»-rial HflVr lur lhe
h.m (.11 .lata: Semi your vMrnU
nml we wil Wend witch C. O D.
with privilege of full tiumin**
t on, Cill in iny eiptrt ind tf
fm.tid perfectly utitftctory tnd
l'i- i -1 tt ever offered for luctt
pty I   ~'. and •ipresichurf
i.« im* :i.ii .im I'i'iit   FREE*
$3.00eh«lafor next30 rtayi with every
Mrh. SUto If bi.lie* nMJento watch flwtnUd. W'ltc atonren
GtlBty not»'lvrrl»MlilJWalflh*ltMH,rWwnln.r_Ue|.yiefr*e.
y1fr*)Ti»r "WaUih Co.. 347 Centrfcl B&nk Bid*-, 0tuM«a.
Don't Sio? Tobacco Suddenly
It Injures nc v-His sy»"-m to do so. BACO-
CI'KO I. tht only cure tliat re»lly ouret
and notllli-s vou when to slop. Sold with t
■natantet tlm'i Uirec botes will cur* *ny c-—
DlPH nilDfl ittessubUsMBtroalsss. lt
BAuU-llUnU |.liri.,| iho isslids, il will, nre;
Xi all dri'i^'ms or hy msll prepaid, PtWI
>  boxes  IMI.   Booklet  tree.  Writ*   Kuaiut
Cmrniti. Co., La Cnsts, Wis.
3NE FOR A DOSE. Cure8lckneidscheandDy*
.i-pdla, Kern -i' l"'ii|il«s,I'ur*ry the l.;--oa. Aid Dlgc
lloo.FtaTtntl) !»mi«m. HonotUr'PoorSlcken. Tfl
•onvlncey-Mi «ni| niallsamp.-ilien fu-l i-oi,____c. OR.
BO8ANK0CO.,rui___i.ipki_-,i'». S. idiiy UrugSUI*
A |uar»»t*od Cmrs lor Caunk tttt
ammnvtrw    "M-   u u'nk t0* 1U-
M 1INITHIII- MWa. I.I..N_l,l
All  kind, of  work  neatly  dont  and  prlcat
"Tmlms 3-4-6-« EaKle Bloek, Bpokane
A finished poet ls one who gets dis
couraged and goes to work.
I* SSltS Suioa rciuic-..   »>■.... ...—    ,11.-
Mtb Corp*    Prostontl nt elairos sine* un.
N. N. U.
No. 7, 1901.
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the »iimr«iui.
Saturday, February 23  1901.
MATIUCSON llltOH.,   Kdltora   * Prop*.
Clocks and
fino Watch Repairing ft Specialty.
All Work iJBft at The Lakeview
Hotel, Silverton, will be forwarded and promptly attended' to.
O. "Bt. Knowles,
{jANDOlt,   -■'-- B. 0.
Advertising rates will be made known
upon application at this ollice.
OS«8««Q  OR   IN  ARREARS    A
—:—-  ■*>
Conveniently Situated near
Railway Station and Wharf.
Tables supplied with all the delicacies
of the season. 	
The 0 P R hauls freight from
Nel son to Silverton for 57 cents a
hundred. It hauls the same class of
freight past Silverton,. transfers it
from boat to rail and up a steep grade
for 13 miles to Sandon for 50 cents a
hundred. Then say that competition
will hurt  us.
When yottr watch goes wrong or
your clock refuses to go bring it to me.
If you have* piece of jewelery in
need ot rpp»ir, bring it to me.
I am prepared at all times and in
every case to guarantee my work.
E. ■'. BrinSleT Jeweler,
NEW DENVER,   - B. 0.
VERtON,      -
B. 0
«LOCAN,      -       -       -      B.
Sandon. Miners'
if    OPEN   TO   THE   PUBLIC.
Subscribers, $1. per month.
Private Patients, $2. per day
exclusive of expense of physician or surgeon and drugs.
Dr. W. E. Gonim, Attendant Physician
Miss S. M. Chibiioui, Matron.
J. D. McLaughliu, President.
W. L. Hauler, Secretary.
Wm. Donahue, J. V. Martin,|R. 3.
McLean, A. J. McDonald, Mike Bb/. hv
Prior to last election James Dunsmuir declared that he would discharge
the Chinese employed in his coal
mines. After lieing elected, nnd made
Premier of the Piovince, he, with a
great flourish of trumpets, declared
tbat he had discharged all his Chinese
coal miners. A few days ago a
disastrous explosion occurred at one of
his mines, and what do we find? That
out of 61 men in this mine 20 were
white, 35 Chinese aud nine Japanese.
It is perhaps under the circumstance
fortunate that there were no more
white men caught in this explosion,
liut if in this mine only white miners
had been employed would this explosion have occurred? How is
Dunsmuir going to reconcile his
previous assertions with the facts this
accident has brought   to  light?
us.    Now what are the facts'!
In   Southern   Alberta    and    East
Kootenay there are thousands of acres
of coul  lands,   some  developed, some
partly developed, and the rest,   by tar
the greater part, undeveloped and only
partially taken up.    We hayo talked
within th») last few weeks with those
who   have  gone over these coal fields
and have   seen seams  five  miles long
and twelve   feet   thick,   magnificent
outcrops and deposits.    In Blairmore,
Pincher   Creek   and   Livingston   are
mines being opened, in addition to the
thousands of   acres of coal lands held
by the C. P. R. and by the Dominion
Government  in East Kootenay.    All
these in addition to the Fernie mines,
paving an output of 1200 tons of coal
por day.    Within   a   few months the
output from these  mines could supply
fifty  times more  coke and coal than
British Columbia is now using.    Shut
out   railroad   competition   from   the
district and none of the new mines will
be worked.    The question is not one
of a scarcity of  coal but a scarcity of
market.   Tho coal industry of Western
Canai'a premises to be a great one if
allowed to prosper but nothing will be
done   unless   railroad   competition   is
provided,    lt is a    fact   that m this
district the C. P R. freight charges are
equal in local rates to those charged by
Will the smelting industry of the
Province be helped by shutting out
competing railroads? Not by any
tneatiB. llle C. P. R. being in the
smelting business holds a club over
the industry. At the present time
when there is little competition
between local smelters for ore the
cinch is not felt, but let that time
come when the CPR smelter must
compete 8iid what will the other
smelterH be able to tlo it dependent
upon the C P R railway for th ir
hauling? In EaBt Kootenay the CPR
owns twenty thousand acres of coal
lunJs. Should they be in a position
to cinch the ether coal-owners, does it
seem likely that they will allow them
to compete in coul? We have seen the
CPR chocking townsites, rival to
their own, in the Crows Nest, and in
the same way will they hold back the
opening of rival mines.
to F L Christie, Jan 22.
Feb 5—Heather Bell, North Star, Atlanta, M in each, Angus McDougald to
N C Dingman, Jan 24.
Heather Bell, North Star No 2, Atlanta
Nn 2, \i in each, Angus McDougald to F
E Di Hainan, Jan 24.
Rinioii.Rineon Fr, Hewett Fr. H in
each, Term AJtiiffer to R Insinger, Dec27
Feb 8—Crow Fr, E F Lloyd   to   R In*
flutter, Jan #L "^
Heiilher Bell, North Star, Atlanta, %
in each, A 1) McDougald to C A Sandi-
lord, Jan 24.
Feb 12—Coily and Joker Frs, 1 16, M
S Bentley to 8 L Williams, Jan 28. to.
Hewett, all interest held, L M Yates,
A 8 Reed, Robt 8 Tatlow, Hector Mo-
Kensiei R Eden Walker and C A Stoess
to R Insinger, Aug 1, 1899.
Hewett, 21-40, F MacNailghten, H
McKenzie, R G Tat low, C A Stoess and
R E Walker to R Insinger, Feb 1.
Hewetl H, J H Bowes to R Insinger,
Doc 12   1900.
Feb 13—Ogetns%, Jas Nicholson to W
J Trntheway, Jan 21.
Feb 15—Silver Leal, )i, T Lonergan to
Josl.ua Fletcher, Feb 15.
IVorninu Star Y%, Lawrence Doolan to
G F Copeland, Jan 29.
GREEN       OR      BLACK.
To got  clean  GREEN tea uso the raaebinc-mafle tea
of Ceylon and  India.    It   roiilaiiw
Ktifks, no willow loaves—it's all tea.
The same is true of MACK.
no adulterant*, no
Work i.kvt at E. AngKwos's bahue
■HOP in NEW DENVER wax bb fork
R# AJMiort>ux_*xi9
i * _»_••.*_• .•_•
B. 0.
(Laundry Work Called For and Delivered Weekly.)
The earnings of the CPR  for the
week ending Feb. 7th,  amounted to
$489,000; not   a  bad   showing for a
road which, in the  words of its Pres
ident, "is fighting for existence,
In 1900 this road handled $30,709,-
473. out of which  it made a profit of
$14,789,638.   for   its   foreign stock
At the present moment the two
most importent personages in the
Canadian papers are John Houston,
thn trMst Smasher, and Carrie Nation.
the saloon smasher.
and Soo line
On all Trains from Revemitoke
and Kootekay Landing.....*..
Pass Dunmobe JtNCTioH for St.
Panl   on   Sundays,   Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Fridays. ........
Toronto on Mondays and Wed-
taesdaya —	
Montreal and Boston on Saturday*	
v0r rates, tickets, and fall Infotmallon
tall on or addreaa
(J. B. Chandler,
Agent, Sllveron, B. O.. or
3. 8. CARTER, E. J. COYLE,
D. P. A., A. O. P. A.,
Neleon, Vancouver
It must be rather astonishing to the
people of Eastern Canada to note liow
intensely patriotic the Canadian
Pacific Railroad Company becomes
when once Winnipeg is past on the
way west The patriotic cry has been
woiked to death anyway in Canada,
and at any rate has not the slighest
reason for obtruding into the present
question as to whether Jim Hill and
his Great Northern iato be allowed an
entry into the coal-fields of East
Kootenay and Southern Alberta.
Tbe C. P. R., in the first place, is
not a Canadian owned railroad and
the people of Canada owe it nothing
for any favors received. It was
built, as al! know, with Canada's
money, but now ia controled by foreign
capitalists entirely. It u Canadian
only in name and at the present time
is doing just what ita officials and
newspapers claim that Jim Hill will
do—building up American bities at
the expense of Oanadian ones. It
plays a cinch game wherever it has
the opportunity; it hauls American
freight cheaper than Canadian; it has
the Kootenay smelting industry at its
mercy, and now wants the people of
Canada to confirm it in ita monoply in
the West and to choke off any competition whatever. And the hook is
baited with a Union Jack.
We are told how inimical it would
be for the mining and smelting interests of British Columbia to allow a
railroad from Montana to enter our
coal fields because it would divert the
shipments of coke from our smelters
to those of Montana.    It would also
Feter Linqni'-t has made n|i|ilication un ■
der the provisions ol the Liceocj Act,
1000, for a transler of biR licence for ibe
Bas-iu Hotel to Driscoll <St McKinnon anil
.that a meeting of tlie Board of Lieence
Commissioners will be held to consider
siicli application at the Court House,
New Denver, on Saturday, I lie second
uay of Marcb-1001, ut 10 o'clock a. tt,
Chief Licence Inspector.
New Denver, Feb, loth IDOL
Agents tarCAJhGARY BEER.
Last year the international ,coul
trade ainoutited to nearly 7,000.000
tons. Canada imported 5,433,000]
tons and exported 1,484.570. Ontario!
is supplicl from Pennsylvania, while'
at three points Canadian cual is exported—at tho Atlantic coast, at. the
Pacific and at Fernie and Letlibridge.
The traffic is so mutual and the countries so inter-dependent that free trade
in coal would lie beneficial to both.
Putting an export duty on B. C. coal
would be ruinous to East Kootenny's
prospects of prosperity in the coalfields.
No boundary linps exist in railroad matters east of Winnipeg and
none shall exist in the went. What i8
good for one must help the other.
The 0 P R is not British Columbia,
neither is this Province a preserve fur
that system. We cannot expect,
competition from another Canadian
road in Southern British Columbia,
but we can and do expect competition
by roads from across the border.
Sentiment has nothing to do here, it is
a question of relief from the cinch
which we feel daily in all lines of
Notice:—"Hazard"   Mineral  Claim,
fituatoil    in   ilio     Slocan      Mining
Division   of West   Kontciia.v   District.
Where located:—0'i ilie Galena Faiim
adjoining   the    "Cliii.ey    Mineral
Claim" on tiie Fast.
Take Notice tliat   I, Francis .1  O'Reilly
ul SilvorUin, B 0.   e*   agent   for Flunk
Owen,    Free   Miner's  <)< iiificatt-    No.
44503, iiiteml sixty days irmn   tlie date
hereof, to apply lo the Minin;; Recori1er
lor a Certificate of Improvement*, forthe |
pnrpi se of obtaining a Crown Grant -of
'lie above cluim
Ami iniilier tuke notice thnt action
.imlef M-i-li.iii .17, must be romiifnceil
liof'-rrt the isauaiict) of Mich Ceililicate
'of Improvement-,
Daled Uiis 22th day of Fetruarv,  1901.
Francis J. O'I.Eii.i.v.
McCollum «& Oo.,
Full Line      Lumber,
Dry   & Mixed Sash and
Paints. Doors.
J^Iooan, 1$. C5.
Outside PuMii.s De irlnic Horses in f-ilvertoii
Call  HaVe Tlielu   Iteberved Ily  Writing To— •
♦ «*'♦'    '"f "t  ••''♦'  ';"*
Ml.YH.TuN. - ■ II
NOriCE :—'Last (iianceNo 11,"
■   (Silver Nujlgrl.l Mineral! laiin, situate
in tlie  Slocan Mining Division ol Wejt
Kliiceuiy I>isti n-t
Where I itad :-()n tli* divide iieiw. en
Kltilit anil Ten Mbe t.'.eeks.
Take Notice llial I. J. M. Met lienor,
tf.titin ns nirent for (-b-orvf Kwhl, Fret.
Miner,* C'-niticale No I.3H..60,- Intend
sixly days Irom the iliile lieieol lo apply
lo tlio Minim: Ucci fdw for a Cerlifiea'e
of Improvement, for lhe purpose ot ob-
taliifnfc a Ciowu tii.nit uf tlie above
clii i m.
And fiirlirr tike noticn Mint action
Under section 37, imw be cumin,-nceil
before Hie Issuauoa uf sm-li Certificate nf
Dated this (iili day of November, 1000. I
.1. M.  Mc iKlll'ilt.
22—11—CO i
A Seasonable Article, j
■" '■',l w>
at             /          Of ihe hiiiiilied of medicines on the niaik>-t t
^                         There   is  none   we   can   iH0*»m'.i«»-iid   ih.pih J
ttm                                Highly    to onr ciivinnieri  an.l    friel (Is lIlHil jft
Syrup of Horehound & Tolu
in it and lie rwniiin■<! of its iiktiIn.
For Sn It? \t
IM   SILVr_™   DRlfl   STORK.
An ant, they say, can draw twenty
times its own weight, but a good, healthy
maitard plaster can give the ant cards
and spades and beat it at its own game.
—Arizona "Republican."
"Pa, may 1 ask you a question?"
' Certainly, my child."
"Well,   where is  tho   wind  when it
doesn't blow?"
!NOTICE:— "St. Helena" and "Tnov" '
Miueral Claims; situate in the SI ici.n
Mining Division of  West   Kooteiiuv
Where located:—On Four Mile creek,
-   relocations of the " F.slier Maiden" kUtl
Take notice that I, N. F. Townaeml.
acting as intent for Hie Fisher Maided
Consolidated Mining k Smelting Company, Free Miner's Ceililicate No.
nl' loll, int- ml sixly days (rum tbe date
hereof, lo apply to Ihe Mining Recorder
for uCertificate ol Improvements, forthe
purpose of obtaining aCrow n Grant ofthe
above claims.
And further take notice tbat action
under section 37, must he commenced
Iiefore the Issuance of bucIi Certificate of
Dated this 1st day of October, 1900.
N. F. Tow.w.nii.
24 | 11 I 0i).
t t t\ t\4\**tt%t'-r\m*tttr\ ______<____________________! .*.*■-
»▼▼▼▼▼ #tWW¥WVW
Thistle *x+ Hotel.
CHAlUiE OF   	
 P AT.    G R I F FI N.	
First'Olass        accommodation
for  Tti©     F»til3lio.
If a man waits patiently while a
woman is "putting ber things on," or
"shopping" he will make a good husband.
Feb 4—Little Ruth.
16—R. 1). Fr., Snowbird Fr.
Jan 31—losephine, Pollard, Star Spangle Banner, Balmoral, Richmond, K. P.,
1-82 in each, J T Foley to Antone Fisber
Jan 28.        |
Bristol )4, Suowdon H, Lawrence
Doolac to T M Duffy/Sinn 28.
Feb4-Queen Citv. Rockingham, Capital, % In each, W 8 Taylor to Wm'Barker, Jan 10, |38.
Lina, Lolo,  Jessie,  % in each, R N
materially effect the earnings of th« Cook l0 D M )M,:U,c|iIbii, K.,b 2. 1100.
OP R.    These arp the reasons given I    Broncho.  Southern Girl,  Alex Sprout
To Gus Kkpgkr, or to nny person or
persons to whom he may have transferred
liis interests in the following Mineral
Claims.Congo No. 2, Commander and
Bristol on Red Moniain, near Silverton
B. ()., Slocan Mining Division.
You are herebv notified that I liave
expended three hundred dollars (f.'lOO)
in labor and improvements upon the
above mentioned .t.ineral Claims in
order to hold said mineral claims under
provisions of the Mineral Act and if
within ninety days from the date of this
notice you fail or refuse to contribute
your proportion of said expenditure
together wilh ull costs of advertising,
your interests in said claims will become
the property of the subscriber under
Section 4. of an Act to Amend the
Mineral Act 1000.
Frank L. V,, stc.-r
Dated this 26th. day of December 1900.
j.m. McGregor
SLOCAN CITY, B. G.     Bakrb St,   ■.   ..
Will   Be
To   _Bjy
•••      PROMPTLY r>OI*JB.
Stock and Customs Brokeii,
Real F state and Geneual
B. 0.
-   -   - GERMAN -   -
For Pale nt All Drunglsts.


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