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The Silvertonian 1901-07-13

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Tiie One ITIrzn.
ian. tlie Slocari
■T^riiicli can fill
tlie largest
2v£ine Ord-er cn. a
The Arlington is the only shipper on
the Lake this week, sending out 40 tons.
It is expected that the Hewitt tramwnv
will be completed to-il.iy and ore shipments commenced from that, mine on
Monday, W. Mcintosh, who has the
contract for the hauling of; the ore from
tho fout of tbe tramway to the dock, has
A man with an electrical ore finder has  a(|<ied   another   four-horse  team to his
Ilcadquartcrs Id  Silverton, P.. (J.
P. .Bmrns *$£ Co,
Silverton, Nelson, Trail, Ymir, Knslo, Sandon,
New Denver, Cascade City, Grand Forks, Sirdar
Midway and Greenwood.
been   operating  on  the   prospects near
New Denver,
On Monday Mine Inspector McGregor
arrived in to'ii to lake a look over the
Silverton district in his ollicial capacity.
The current number of the B. C. Mining Record contain a well written article
descriptive ol lhe Hewitt uiiue of this
Snrpcnlendent   Rammelmnyar  of Ihe
Emily   Kdith   mine is buck in lowu and
pushing development  work   upou  that
| property.
I A new track has been laid in the lower
tunnel on ibe L. II, claim. This tunnel
is now iu lull feet and it in tlie intention
of the owners to diive it further uhead
this season.
The ownerR of the Ruby Group, lying
iu-.ii r the Bosun mine, are preparing a
shipment of their ore. The Ituhy vein
produces it high grade drv silver ore and
there has been consider able work done
up m this property.
There is a legend in New Denver to
the effect that a crew of men had once
gone to woik nt the California mine, but
as none ever returned or have been Heen
in town for eighteen months, the im.
precslon is wearing off.
The leasees of the Fourth of July
group, near Slocan Citv, hsve exposed
the vim for three hundred feet and
exp. et to make a stake out of the property. The paystreak is over a foot
wide and nv -rag ■ s in all vaines, jrold and
silver, over $100. a tun.
J. M, M. Benediiin, who is opening
the Hoodoo claim, in the Slocan Ciiy
camp, haa secured a lease on the Krie
Gold claim, adjoining that property and
will open up tlio Hoodoo through this
claim. A good showing of ore is exposed
on the Free Gold at the point where
work will be commenced.
outfit mnl will be able to bring down a
carlosd every two days. At the minij
there is now some 100 tons of ore sacked
une a large amount of oro broken in the
mino ready for Hacking, besides a laige
amount of ore blocked out, so thai, tho
tramway and freighters wil bo kept
in ire than busy to handle it. There ia
now enough ore in sight in thia mine
that the management will be able to
send ont. not. Icsh than three carloads n
wiek sll nimiiKr aid then have 2000
tons blocked out to be sent down next
winter und this visible supply of ore is
being added to daily.
*_1*. *.*.*.»**>**>*'*
Shipments ol ore fr.im Slocan Lake for
the year 189!). totaled 3078 Tuns.
Shipments in  19iM totaled 4!)30 Tons.
The shipment   ol   ore   from   Slocan
Luke points, up  to and Including   tlie
present week, from Jan. 1, 1901.
From New Denver Tons.
Hartney    140
From Bosun Landing.      .
Bosun  260
From Silvc-rton
Alpha   -10
Hewett  570
Emily Edith       40
Frjni Enterprise Landing
Enterprise    240
From TwMveMile Landing
V&M     20
From Slocan City
Arlington    184')
Two Friends 40
Black Prince JOO
Bondholder     50
I haplean     15
Speculator    20
Phoenix 20
Total 3400
•*■      c^HOTEL,
SILVERTON     B.   0.
JAS.    jj«WES   Proprietor.
MoDorLaldL'o Liver3r
A strike of rich ore has lately
been made on the Alert claim nt the
head of Eight Mile creek in the Silver
Band Bat in. This property is owned
bv B. Kneebone, C. McNiehol and G.
Thoiburn and is a dry gold-silver pro-
poMiinii thut gives assay values ranging
from tl'Ao to $1400. The vein is from
one to ihree feet wide nnd lies iu a granite
formation with a strike north and south
and di|m weft into the mountain Three
slioit tunnels have been driven on tbe
veiu and a force of men are now engaged
in developing the lute Blriae. This is
another property that the Red Mountain
wagon rond, if evei built, would furnish
tbe means of tiausportation for.
JULY 13th i 10th.
The English price for lpnd is £12 lis 3d
Silv-r, 27d.   Copper, M7&
New York, .fuly 1J — Bar Silver,   53%
Lake ropper,   $17.00.
Lead—The firm tliat fixes the selling
price for miners and smelters quotes lead
at M.371., wi the close.
A. P. McDonald is visiting in Vancouver.
Bert Wi'helm has gone to Dawson to
try his luck.
Trout Ushers are having splendid
luck on Four Mile.
Angus McLean, our professional
jo-her, is back in town.
Hill Bros, delivered another barge
load of lumbar yeBierduy.
Yesterday was, Orangemen's day and
nol i'. y .-lit'iv ribboli was in sight.
The ivakusp Hvel,   |q Naktup, was
burn il down on Tuesday ni  hi.
Miss Marie Cross has re.'timed fro ti
c illege nnd is home for ihe holidays.
Nuns;: .-Open for engagements, charge
fiiioder.ite.   Address Mis. J. F. Delaney,
New Denver. {
The Slocsn City Council has ordered
200 tags to adorn the dog of the 86 voters
in the city limits.
John Tinling has a contract for d'lying 20J feet, of tuunel on tin i_Uu.iJi.ni
group, and has begun the work.
lames Bowes, who has been superintending   his   Nelson   branch dming the
calcination,  relume!   to tonuunMon-
J.imfls Bieoti. whitoreva*Fdethis
been  working at the Lome mine in tbo  ■
Li.looel   district,   returned to town thin
The Government is unloading some
New Danver real estate at an upset
price of $ln. a lot. It bu nerve enough
for anything.
The lumber for the big hot -1 at the
St Leon Springs has been delivered and
a number of Slocau carpenters have left
to begin the worn.
E. Criddle made an inspection thU
tl-iH week nf the damage done to thn
Wakefield flume by snowslides aud
na-bouts this spring.
To be an honest agriculturalist is now
the ambition of J. H. Elliot. Ile Ins
taken IIP a ranch in East Kooten iy and
is lignriug ou un easy way to pull out
Thanks to an appreciative public, R.
O.   Daigle  announces   that he has been
enabled  lo increiu-e  his    ttoik ol  Imh
mils  and   groceries.    His   prices    are
reasonable, his  stock   fresh.       t
Cayuse Brown, well known throughout
the Slocan, n-in found dead in a cabin in
Slocan City last Saturday. A coroner'n
inquest determined that   death was due
to convulsion* brought on through  alcohols in,
1 mtside ParlU,!. De-iring Horses in Silverton
Can Have Them  Reserved By Writing To—
t f t t t t *
a. P. McDonald,
Every Man
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A Matter
Of  Opinion
• • • *0*j*..o*t*ac***OK*
has his own idea of what bo
wants in th» color.'qiialily and
cut of the clothes be wears. But
All agree in somo things.
When in want of a Suit of Clothes give your order where it will be filled to
your   satisfaction, Remember that
5. 10 k 15 Cents lor example.
Last Saturday Geo. A. Jackson, one
of our old timers, returned from the
co.d fields of Alberta wbeie, in association with A. A. Webb and F. L. Lyron,
he has acquired valuable coal lands
Mr. Jackson has satisfied himself that
the coning coal of that section has not
ils superior on Ibis continent and ns the
fields sre practically inexlianstable the
day is not far distant when that section
will rival Pennsylvania as a coke and
coal producer. Railroads aro being
built into that section snd companies
are erecting coke ovens and opetiine np
the mines in anticipation of the hie
demand that will be made for their
Slocan City Councillera have been work
ing steadily since their election and the.
municipal machinery is now running
smoothly. Mayor York made a trip
around the district this week securing
pointers from the various Mayors anil
ex- Minors of our cities Tlie municipal
officers are: City Clerk, J. A. Foley, who
is also assessor, collector and police
magistrate; Chief ol Police, J. W. Clark ;
Treasurer , A. R. Bolderston.
Silverton's   Tailor,
Carries a Line of Goods from  which
anyone can select a piece to suit.
A large and increasing number of
'ustomera in the Slocan testify to the
Excellence of his work.
Summer »nit» o Specialty;
<14 00 CASK FOR »0 75 SEEMS
H_A_.I*r> TIME}
William Bowes, brother of James
Bowes of this place, wbo left Rossland
four years ago for the Klondike arrived
in town on Monday. Mr. Bowes went
into the Klondike in the spiingof the
big rush and saw Dawson spring into a
city and PBW and shared in the ups and
downs of the palmy days of the rush. In
speakimiof the early govern ment oiliciais
sent inlo ihat country be says thev were
fully as corrupt nnd rotten as reported
resort ng to any old scheme to beat the
the prospector out of his hard earned
claim. With a few others In 1890lit
went prospecting and trapping up the
South Fork of. tbo Stewart River, abont
300 miles east of Dawson. Although his
parly stayed up in that country two
yeais, working bard and without sny
communication with tbe civilized world,
tbey failed to strike aoy new diggings
and this summer they came down to
Dawson and out to Victoria. Mr. Bowea
speaks of that conn try as still oeing in
its infancy and predicts great tbuigs for
it. It is a land of untold bnrdships
however and he is satisfied to get back
to civilization.
When the Silverton football team
went' down to Slocan duiing the celebration it was promised them that tho
winners of the game that day would be
absolute owners ol the trophy cup contested for. The game proved a draw
which Ihe boys here were prepared to
play ofT this week but notice has been
served upon them that Sandon is also to
be competed with. Coupled with this
came the notice that the same team
individually had to be played, ami aa
the Silverion team was forced to play
several substitutes that day, this contention is manifestly absurd. Under
tlieBo circumstances the Silverton secretary las notified Slocan that they do
not care to play any further for the
trophy. Silverton has beaten Slocan so
often that this action will not be misunderstood.
to a
and Book Store.
New Denver.
"Has CloFetist ever contributed
campaign fund?"
"He once gave throo cheers for a can
didate." '
".llanjy" said Fanner Corntossed, "I
guess it would be just as well not to sav
so much about 'homo cookin' when
you're talkin' up our inntmtl board."
"Why not?"
'"Cause some of these fellers act to me
like that was what they wns try in' to get
aw-iyfrom." (the cat-hole.
One of onr prominent citizens, who
occupies a bachelor's cabin near the
lake shore, had a trying experience one
morning this week. Ho had just made
bis mind to aiise and had his toot raised
preparatory to kicking the dog off the
b itioin of the blankets when to his horror a pretty, little, striped animal dipped
in.o the room tlnoiigh the cat-hole in
the door. Strange to say. the occupant
cf the bunk did nut resent this intrusion
with foice. Nor did he allow the dog to
protect the scai.ctity of the home. His
•tlret move was to clasp thu dog to bis
nightshirt and then to aigue with bis
visitor. But bis skunkship didn't understand Scotch and for two hours our fellow citizen struggled with his dom aud
fought the pangs of an empty stomach.
His pipe and tobacco were across tho
room on the Ohio and so was the skunk,
sampling the different corners of u lout
of bread. When the caller at last took
a lingering farewell, the host after getting the cramp from his arms, feverishly
tore a cover off a box aud nailed it over
_-.Vv..' S--".V    -■-... IIWS OF THE WORLD IN BRIEF.
A Complete Review of tke Event* of
tke FmI Week-In TkU and Foreign Land*—Taken From tke
Latest   Dtepwtekea.
At Aberdeen, S. D., Senator James Kyle
died Monday afternoon at 5 o'clock.
Fire recently totally destroyed the Ash-
enfelter mill, corner First and Cedar street,
Spokane. The loss is estimated at about
$15,000. About $0000 insurance was carried.
Charlie Goff of Spokane, middleweight
champion of the northwest, knocked out
Bob Hodge, middleweight champion of
Idaho, in the second round of a boxing
contest at (irand Forks, B. C.
A statement prepured at the pension office shows that for the fiscal year ended
June 30, 49,012 names were added to the
pension rolls, of which 44,801 were original issues and 4751 were restorations.
Official announcement has lieen made of
the completion of an immense lead combination having a capitalization of shout
$20,000,000, which will control the output of the lead fields in southwestern Missouri.
A special from Rock Springs, Wyo.,
says: The eastbound passenger train, No.
0, crashed into a freight train at Blairs-
town, a mile west of Rock Springs, Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight persons were
injured, none fatally.
Little Whirlwind, the life prisoner whose
case was taken up by the Indian Rights
association and his pardon urged, is a free
maa. The Montana state board of pardons has indorsed the action of Governor
Toole In ordering him set at liberty.
Two dead, two severely if not fa (ally injured and a score more or less burl is the
result of a fire which 'broke out at the
Pullman lodging bouse, 114 West Mercury street, in Butte. The dead: Sam
Mix, waiter, Missoula, Mont.; Oie Berg,
carpenter, Butte. Severely injured: Billy
Ryan better known as "Australian Ryan,"
a pugilist.
Crowded together in a little zinc lined
shanty, under a north shore pier, 10 hoys
and young men and one old man met instant death by lightning recently in Chicago. They had left their fish lines and
sought shelter from the fierce thunder
storm that deluged the north part of the
city. Ten minutes later their bodies lay
with twisted and tangled limbs, "like a
nest of snakes," as the men who found
them said. There were 12 who sought
shelter, and just one escaped. Twelve
year old Willie Anderson was uninjured,
but he lay many long minutes before he
could he drawn out from under the heap
of dead bodies. The dead are all from the
families of comparatively poor people.
They were fishing and seeking relief from
the heat of the day, or hud come to wade
or swim.
Constitution beat Columbia in the second trial race.
For a week the New York stock exchange will take a vacation.
Dan McLeod. the Scotch wreBtler,
won the matcn with Tom Sharkev,
the sailor pugilist, at the Broadway
arsenal In Buffalo.
Cornell won two out of three events in
the intercollegiate regatta and lost but
one. Pennsylvania carried off the honors
in the freshmen race.
At 12:30 Thursday morning It was
estimated that the total number of
deaths from heat ln the last six days
in Greater New York was 600.
Shamrock II. was again defeated by
her predecessor hy a minute and a half.
Injunction is dissolved against Denver
saloonkeepers and they may sell liquor to
women in boxes now.
The freight handlers are on a strike at
East (St. Louis. Seventeen hundred men
are out and not a wheel is moving in the
eity. V"   "
In Globe, Ariz., recently 14 buildings
were destroyed by fire of an unknown
origin and 10 families of miners are homeless.   Loss, $80,000.
The Homestead hotel at Virginia Hot
Springs, in Bath county, Virginia, was
totally destroyed by fire recently. All the
occupants escaped, hut many of the guests
lost tbeir valuables. The orhpn of the
fire is unknown.
In San Francisco an early morning tire
in the Italian quarters destroyed three
ramshackle lodging houses. A young
lady is missing and an aged woman is
dying from burnt received while trying
to escape from one of the destroyed buildings.
Sumner Surrat, a lineman In the
employ of the Seattle Electric company, while working on a pole came
in contact with a live wire and was
killed before help could reach him.
It la estimated that 2000 volts passed
through his body.
E. Y. Jndd, the wealthy milling man ol
Pendleton, Ore., accompanied by a few
friends, has attempted the ascent of
Mount Hood, 11,225 feet, as far up in the
snow line as an automobile can be driven.
Mountain climbing with an automobile is
a novel idea, that has never heen tried in
this or any other country.
Sixteen harvest hands returning home
from the wheat fields of western Kansas
were robbed by a gang of men near Junction City recently while riding on a
freight train. They were compel!p<> at the
point of revolver* to surrender their
money. One refused and was shot in the
leg. The robbers escaped after securing
from $10 to $30 from each man.
No arrests have been made In connection with the shortage of $30,000 in
the mint at San Francisco and speculation as to the real culprit ls of a varied
To the disappointment of all the
Americana at Henley the Leander Rowing club defeated tlie cn w of the University of Pennsylvania in the final
heat of the grand challenge cup.
In a fair trial recently ln a smart
breeze Shamrock I. beat Shamrock II.
by over 200 yards in a three mile turn
to windward.  This is the older yacht's
most decisive victory over the cup challenger.
Comptroller of the Currency Dawes
has tendered his resignation to the
president, to take effect October 1. Mr.
Dawes resigns his office ln order to
enter tbe senatorial contest this fall.
The Western Union Telegraph company Is advised that the Argentine congress has declared Buenos Ayres ln a
state of selge for six months, and haa
established .censorship on all messages
The disciples of John Alexander
Dowie visited Evanston, a Chicago suburb, the other night and, despite the
efforts of the police force of the place
a mob of 1,000 people drove them out
of the town.
Mayor Phelan of San Francisco Is In
receipt of a letter from Andrew Carnegie offering to give $750,000 for a library building, provided the city furnishes
a suitable site and appropriates $75,000
a year for maintenance.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art In
New York ls made the residuary legatee of the late Jacob S. Rogers, the locomotive manufacturer, whose will has
been filed for probate at Paterson. It
will probably receive $8,000,000.
The Chicago Tribune prints reports
from all over the country showing the
number of persons killed and Injured
aa a result of celebrating the Fourth of
July. The number actually killed Is
loss than last year, lining 19, against
30 then, but the number Injured Is considerably larger, the figures being 1611,
against 1325.
Albert C. Postwlck of Boston, the
automoblllst, broke the world's record
for one mile on a 40 horse power machine recently at Elk-wood Park, Long
Branch. The record was broken ln the
second mile of an exhibition spurt of
three miles, which he covered In
3:53^. He had made the first mile ln
1:18%, the second in 1:16% and the
third In 1:17
! OF il
Bradstreet's report of trade for laat
week follows:
Hot weather, holidays and stock taking, the first named ln particular, have
limited trade In the period under review and caused a practical suspension
ln Industrial activity In many cities.
Against this seemingly unfavorable
feature, however, is to be noted the
fact that a good business has been done
in all kinds of seasonable products at
retail, and the check to trade at wholesale has been largely a postponement,
rather than actual elimination of possible business. The crop situation has on
the whole Improved, and corn and cotton, the two leading crops most in question at present, have gained some of
the ground lost early In the season by
cold weather. The wheat crop is certainly in a favorable condition, because
harvesting has gone forward rapidly,
and prices on the whole have been quite
Corn shows the heaviest advance for
many weeks or for years past on reports of dry, hot weather damage, aided, however, by speculative manipulation and a fairly good export business.
Wheat is lower on liquidation, Induced
by good crop reports, and despite confirmation of the heavy deficit In the
German crop, the poor French crop and
of the short yield In other countries in
Europe. Oats are higher, owing to the
reports for domestic orop prospects.
Hog products were strong earlier, but
broke and finished lower on the week
on liquidation, caused by bear raids.
The feature In the retail trade last
week has been the very large distribution in all classes of summer goods,
induced by the hot spell. Wholesale
distribution has been comparatively
limited, but It Is to be noted that western Jobbers have experienced a good
reasserting demand, based on hot
weather conditions. The textile situation is fully as favorable as a week ago.
The boot and shoe trade is in good
June failures were the smallest of
any this year, but liabilities were
swelled by a few heavy suspensions of
banks, and were the heaviest for more
than a year past. Considering the increased volume of business In the past
two years the six months' record Is a
favorable one, as the total number of
failures for the year was 4,465, with
liabilities of $66,138,362 and assets of a
little less than one-half this amount.
Wheat (Including flour shipments
for the week aggregated 3,'87,639 bushels.
Tacoma.—Half cent lower; bluestem,
57c; club, 56c.
Portland.-Quiet; Walla Walla,
• i.iiuer.   S|ioke.
New York, July 7.—W. K. D. Stokes
gave a dinner at the Union League club
to General Maximo Gomez and General
Kstriida Palnul, Mr. Stokes was formerly
a member of the Cuban l._ea<mic of America and was closely Identified with the
work of the junta, of which General
I'alnia was thc head. The (Julian general
made a brief speech, which was Interpreted by General Gonzales.
More I.mnl for Nelllemenl.
Washington, July 7.—'Hie president's
proclamation opening to settlement (lie
newly ceded Indian lands in Oklahoma
territory will be made public in the newspapers on Monday morning, There is a
vast area of the lands and thousands of
people have been waiting upon the borders for months in order to lie among
the lirst to enter.
Ilnnillta   Surrounded.
Anaconda, July 7.—A special the Standard from Glasgow, the county seat of the
county in which the Great Northern train
robbery occurred, says it is reported there
that the bandits are surrounded in the
Little Rockies, 115 miles from Malta, by
Sheriff Griffith, with 10 men on the south
and Deputy Sheriff Gene with 15 men on
the north.
Heme Gleaned From Late Report*—
All Dlatrlots Are Belna. Developed
—A Prosperous Vear Is Predloted-
MIiiIiik Note* and Personal*.
A. W. McCune of Salt Lake Is to be
at the head of a syndicate that is to
open up and operate the largest copper
mine in the world, a mine ln whicn experts estimate that there Is $72,000,000
worth of silver and copper now in
sight. This ls the great Callao mine
ln Peru, in South America, a mine In
the Andes mountains 14,000 feet above
the level of the sea und some miles
north of the city of Lima.
The ledge on the California mine has
been encountered at a depth of about
350 feet.
The Chlco shaft has been completed
to the 400 foot level and workmen are
cutting a station.
A contract has been let to carry the
shaft on the California to the 400 foot
level. On the west drift, on the 300
foot level, a fine body of high grade ore
has been met.
Edwin ,P. Porter of the United States
geological survey was In Republic recently gathering data and specimens
from the principal mines.
The situation at the Princess Maud
remains unohanged. Good progress ls
being made on the shaft, which ls 72
feet below the 300 foot level. The
ledge ls four feet wide.
The recent tests made of the ore from
the Tom Thumb and Ben Hur mines
have made these properties of much
more value. Over $5 to the ton can
now be »aved on the ore, and the shipments from both properties will now
net the owners that additional amount.
All mines In Rossland camp have
started work.
A crew of ore eorters went to work at
the Homestake mine near Rossland and
within a few days the mine will make
a shipment to the Trail smelter.
At Rossland the Iron Mask has taken
on a new lease of life, and Is producing
on a much larger scale than for some
According to Carl Davis, superintendent of the War Eagle-Center Star
mines at Rossland, there has been a
great gain both to the miners and to
the mine companies through the adoption of the contract system for mining
ln that camp.
Manager Riehle of the Mt. Con. has
arrived lu Sandon from England and
■has let a contract to drive 90 feet on the
lead. He will work three shifts In order to prove the property as soon as
possible. The Canadian group has lain
Idle for nearly two years, but the manager, Mr. Bramdon, has let a contract
for 100 feet to John Tingling, with possibly more to follow.
The Granby smelter at Grand Fork3
makes a treatment charge of from $4.50
to $5.50 per ton on copper ores. The
charge varies in accordance with fluxing quality and other characteristics of
the ore. The company pays 70 per cent
of the wet assay value of the copper,
at the New York price for electrolitic
copper, less 5^ cents per pound. There
Is a toll of 5 per cent on golu, at $20
per bunce.
At a special meeting of the Imperial
Syndicate Development company at
Nelson an otter was accepted from the
London k B. C. Goldfields company of
$250,000 for property on Lexington
mountain ln the Lardeau district. It
consists of the Eva and the Imperial
group, 10 claims ln all. The property
carries free gold and was the first property ln that district discovered giving
Indications of gold values.
>fext to the Le Roi the St. Eugene mine
in Fast Kootenay must nuik as the lurj;
est producer in Hritish Columbia-, Thi"
is the property in which .John A. Finch
of Npoknne and James Cronin are interested. Jts total product during last year
amounted to about 680/100 ounces of silver and 21,000,000 pounds of lead, of a
total value of over $1, OOO.iKK).
Donald MePhail has mnde a magnificent
strike of six inches of black sulphides of
iron at the Glance group on Hear lake.
It is a group on which McPh.nl Broil
■pant $1500. D. Mcl'hiiil found the vein
in two days. It assays 78(10 ounces in
silver, value $47111. Mr. Mcl'h.iil is „
well known expert and sold the oelebrated
Whitewater property • to "Hii'kiiinn"
The drilling match at Wallace, Idaho,
July 4th, was won by Patterson and
Cummlngs, with 30% Inchee.
The great Kendall group, In Fergus
county, Montana, controlled by FlncU
k Campbell, ls to have one of the finest
plants In the west.
In conservative Butte, (he city that
never had a boom and requires none,
tbe normal condition prevails ln the
mining1 industry.
Nevada state ls at the present time
attracting much attention as a field for
mining Investments. It Ib equally a
good field for the prosepctor.
The ore body has been reached In the
lower tunnel of the Malachite, near
Keller, Wash., and shows much better
looking ore than in the winze.
. An average of seven assays from the
Buckhorn, on the Colville reservation
south of Northport, Wash., gives values
of over $37 ln gold, silver and copper.
On the twenty-third day of the ensuing month the National Mining Con-
gres will convene at Boise, Idaho, and
continue In session during July 23, 24
and 25.
The oil boom Is fast taking hold of
tbe country around Spokane. Oil rigs
are going up all the way from Whitman county clear to British Columbia.
Work is being pushed as fast as the
drills can be sunk. Jn a month or six
weeks some of the wells should reach
a depth where oil ls expected-
The ship Dolphin arrived recently in
Seattle from Skagway with 80 passengers and $800,000 In gold. Of the latter
$500,000 was divided up between about
20 Klondlkera.
The Bunker Hill ft Sullivan company
has declared a dividend of 7 cents a
share for July. II will be payable tomorrow. This makes $1,200,000 in dividends which has been paid by the old
Wardner mine.
The Great Standard mine at Mace,
ln the Coeur d'Alenes, has declared its
regular monthly dividend of 5 cents
a share, equal to $25,000. That brings
the total dividends of the company up
to the enormous total of $2,315,000. Despite a limited output, the Standard
keeps on paying steady profits to its
shareholders at Its uniform rate.
In excavating for n Hume on the Velvet mine on Sbphie mountain near North-
port, Wash., a'ledge was uncovered which
is four feet wide ami assays %ti'2 per ton.
Two hundred men ure employed on the.
Important development work has
been begun by the Mammoth and Bald
Mountain mining companies, In the
Cracker Creek district, eastern Oregon.
At the Mammoth mine, near tho Bald
Mountain, 25 men are at work, and the
five-foot Bryan mill Is running constantly. This property ha3 2500 feet of
development work completed.
From diggings supposed to have been
worked out long age; from near the
old town of Auburn, 10 miles southwest of Baker City, Oregon, once the
metropolis of eastern Oregon ard 20
years ago the richest mining camp In
the state, with a population of 5,000.
comes the news of the uncovering of a
streak of fabulously rich placer ground.
An Important strike has been made
In tho Pierce district by Tom Wllnln-
son, M. A. Ellis and E. R. Mathews, at
a point about two miles from the Crescent mine. The ledge ls one foot wide,
and a half sack of qre taken from the
surface yielded nine ounces in gold. A
number of Pierce City people have visited the strike, and report the ore the
richest ever seen ln Idaho.
Judge Hallett In the United States
court at Denver has rendered judgment
In the case of the Munn brothers
against the Ibex Mining company. By
it the plaintiffs may secure more than
$1,000,000 from the owners of the mines
at Leadville. The plaintiffs claimed a
half Interest In the Independence lode
of the Archer consolidation. The court
awards one-twelfth of the ores extracted and sold from the area In controversy.
The San'Francisco police have arrested three men, whom they charge
with being members of a combination
that has been operating in eastern
cities with worthless mining stock
shares. This combination Is said to
have successfully operated In New
York, Denver and Portland. The three
men arrested gave the names of
Charles Gordon, H. C. Crosby and S. A.
Barton. The arrest was made on tlie
complaint of Paul R. Lewis.
Sampler (Ore.) Mine*.
Superintendent Thatcher of the Bo
nanza came down with the June clean
up, having four guards along. It was
nil two men could do to lift the pre
clous stuff, as the value was about $70,
E. H. Godfry of the Red Boy came In
with the June clean up, amounting to
about $30,000.
The camp Is fast filling up with pros
pectors and miners from surrounding
sections, and many specimens from
new finds are being exhibited. The dis
covery of tellurium ore In the Morraan
basin and the Greenhorn sections, and
the fine specimens of copper form the
Pueblo mountains are the principal
J. H. Cradlebaugh, operating the
Double Eagle In Quartz gulch, has a
three foot ledge, 14 Inches of which run
several thousand dollars to the ton.
W. H. Bush, a raining man of Salt
Lake, has returned from en Inspection
of the Morning Star mine In Morman
basin. While there he discovered that
the owners of the property were throw
Ing tullerlde ore over the dump, under
the supposition It was black Iron. Sev
eral assays have been made, averaging
about $10,000 to the ton.
C. W. Canfleld, who has heen In the
Pueblo mountain country for several
months, brought In some very fine spec
Imens of copper ore, carrying good values In gold. The district ts a new one
near the Nevada state line, and nothing
but prospecting work has been done.
Railroad   Stand*   Ln**.
Washington, July 8.—Treasury official!
state that their in forma tion was to the
effect that the men who rnbbeil Ihe (ireat
Northern train at Wagner, -Mont., last
Wednesday secured ffl'MXIO iu incomplete
national bank notes, which were shipped
on June 28 to the National Hunk of Mon
tuna nt Helena. It, appears that there
were 800 .sheets of these unsigned notes,
of four notes to a sheet, three tens and
one twenty.
The hank numbers run serially from
1201 to 12,(KK), both inclusive, and Hie
treasury nuiiiliers were Y-I).'it,.l4!l to Y-
035,145. The hunk numbers were printed
in the lower left hand corner of the notes
and the treasury numbers in the uwier
right hand coiner. The churter number
was 5701. printed in liold fuee, hrown fig.
nres across (ho face of each nnle. It wns
stated nt the depart ment that ns soon ns
notes of this character nre shipped lo the
hnnk they nre regarded hy lhe law us in
circulation nnd nre redeemable by tha
government  us  well  ns lhe  bank, which
' hns on deposit treasury bonds to cover
their redemption.
j As the express companies are under
bond for the snfe delivery of ull shipments
'of this character they nlone are responsible, so the government nnd ihe bunk nro
fully protected from loss.
The talk about the Ideal man may be
all right, but when It comes to marrying a plain, everyday sort of a man is
more to be depended upon to provide
the wherewithal to pay the grocer's
For Infants and Children.
flie Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Signature of
Max Beerbohm. the dramatic critic
of the London Saturday Review, Is a
half brother of Beerbohm Tree, the
noted Knglish theatrical manager. The
former is also noted as a witty satirist
and caricaturist.
BUU of Ohio, City of Tuletlo,  boast County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath thnt he If thn
senior eaitio i of the Ilrm of F. J. Chen.-y *
Co.,   doing   business   In   th*  city   of    Toledo,
county and ■talc ni «1.1. nntl thut said lion
will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED Ui >!.-
LAKS for each anil evi-ry cane of catarrh tbat
.-linnet tie cured by the une of Hall's Catar-a
Cure. KUANK.   J    CHUNKY.
Sworn to -Wore me anil subscribed In *ny
presence, this Hlh ilay of December, A. D. IH*S.
A.   W.   UI.KASON.
(Seal) Notary Public
Hall's Catarrh Cur* la taken Internally ind
acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Band for testimonials,
free. W. J. CHUNKY A CO , Toledo, O.
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Hull's Family  I'llls are the best.
In Europe 10 out of every 1000 people are living out of their own country. In America 1.37 out of every 1000.
while 300 out of every 1000 Australians were born ln some other part of
the world.
hi* signature I* ou every box of tba fenulnt
Laxative Bromo-Quinine Taw.t.
i* remedy tbat run-s n cold Id oa* day
Norway la the only country In tho
world whose banks hold more specie
in tholr safes than they Issue. British
banks have only £70 in hand for
every  £100 of issue.
Amateur, develop your own plates at
lioiiie. k'. (I. powder developer, six
package! '2.r> cents. For sale by all
photo supply dealers, or Kirk-, Geary A
Co., 880 Butter St., S.m Francisco.
Jean Coquelln, a son ot the great actor, is giving promise of high work as a
dramatist and his version of "Quo
Vadls" has Just been most successful
In Paris.
Hultl'* Sclio.,I.
At Meuln Park, San Mateo Conntv, C»l., wiib
lis beautiful, •'irriinnilliiKs, perfect oilman*
careiin Mit.erv.ilon, thorough Instruction,
complete laboratories, ami gymnasium, eaullf
maintain! ... petition i■ > 11>*• front ranks ul
•loin, i'ii. I)., Principal.
I'rince   lliilienlolie   Head.
- Berlin, July 7. Prince vnn llohenlohe.
formerly German Imperial chancellor, died
ni Knf-r.itz, Switzerland, lusi evening.
Never drip nor (Jrlpe.
rinn't  open a door with an n.x.  use »  key!
Dont  opan  rbur bowels with  morounol  pin
polmin. use I'lisi-nretH Cindy Ciitliatllcl llnnt-
Klsls,  Wc, SKc,  Wo.
Britain brews 30,500,000 barrels of
beer In a year and drinks them all
but the odd half-million.
Permanently Oured. No (Its or atryomncm
*.**** *ner llrstilar'Nineof llr. Kline, float Nerve
lleslup-r. Send fur Fit EK t_t,00 trial iHittle ami treat-
Is*.   Ils.lt.il  Kl.l««,l_«d.,MIArrliHI..I>lil;»ilel|.lliB.I'».
It's a mighty hard Job to find a fellor
thot's above his place In the world.
Mothers will dud Mrs. Wlnslow's Sooth-
nig Syrup the best remedy to use lor their
ibililren during the teething period.
A little money Is often a dangerous
thing. World'*  Gold   Output.
Regarding the world's output and
Engineering and Mining Journal observes:
Tl„. unfavorable   result was   due, to
the small contribution made by the
Tran8vaal mines, a few only of which
t1 were operated during the early months
of the year. Deducting the Transvaal
output from the grand totals for 1899
'   i 1900 the statustlcs show  an   In-
rease In the other gold-producing
countries of $10,717,000. The largest
-al„s were made by United States, Can-
mi.i, Rhodesia and Brazil, while In
lus'tralla and China there were Important decreases.
•■In one respect the gold situation in
iiino was unprecedented. It has never
before happened that the output of a
great gold producing country has been
suddenly ent off entirely, or almost en-
tlrely- The Transvaal, which produced
178 070,761 In gold ln 1898, was expected to yield over $95,000,000 in 1899 and
«ll(i.()i.0.000 in 1900. The war broke
011t in October, 1899, and the total for
that yenr was $72,901,501, while In 1900
tlie only production was from the two
mines which were operated by the gov-
ernment In the opening months of the
year, and this work wus slopped when
t),e Hritish armies reached Johannes-
burg, Instead of $110,000,000 the
Transvaal appears In our table for only
"The United States, which In 1899
ranked third among the great gold-producing countries, In 1900 showed a
substantial Increase, which with the
limitation of the Transvaal, put it in
first place In 1900. Australia dropped
from first place to second place, while
Canada took the third rank, though at
a long interval, and Russia the fourth
place. These four countries produced
79,2 per cent of the total."
When a feller's a-hangin' by a rope
20 foot from the ground he gen'rally
hopes thet the feller thet made It was
The Bust Preucrlptlor for Malaria
Chill* snd Fever la a bottle of i i rove's Taatelem
ChlilTonic.   It la simply iron and quinine lr
liuteleu form.   No lure. No Psy.   Price 60c
Fnlks thet don't talk at all kin make
as much trouble as them thet says too
What is the use of telling the rheumatic
that lie feels as If his joints were being dls-
locatetl ?
Be knows that his sufferings are very
much like the tortures of the ruck.
What he ii-imis to know ls what will per-
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Tint, according to thousands of grateful
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It promptly neutralizes the acid In the
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v *.
No. -M, 1001.
Mas. Frank CAn-nta,
J Merrill Street, Aniesbury, Maaa.
This letter should carry Faith
mndOonvlotlon to thoHoarti
of all SUck Woman.
"I suffered with inflammation and
falling of the womb and other disagreeable f'raale weaknesses. I had
bad spells every two weeks thnt would
last from eight to ten davs and would
have to go to bed. I also had headache and backache most of the time
and such bearing down pains I could
hardly walk across the room at,times.
I doctored nearly all the time for
about two years and seemed to grow
worse all the time until last September
I was obliged to take my bed, und the
doctors thought an operation was the
only thing that would help me, but
this I refused to have done.
''Then a friend advised me to try the
Pinkham medicine, which I did, and
after ubing the first bottle I began to
improve. I took in all flve bottles of
Lydia B. Pinkham's Blood Purifier,
four boxes of Lydia E. Plnkham's Dry
Form Compound, three boxes of Liver
Pills and used three packages of Sanative Wash, and I am as well now as I
ever wa*' I am more than thankful
every day for my cure." — Mits. Frank
Carter, 3 Merrill St., Ameslmry. Mass.
$5000 w!".'f ..i^»thipt.,ttinto.
* ,     ,"1*11* n»t ganulno.
SBSt B Plnkham Modlolno Oo,
American*   Won.
Huddersfield, England, July 8.—A great
crowd witnessed the amateur championship games here.
'lhe first event, putting the weight, fell
to C. VV. T. Coe, University of Pennsylva-
nia, with n put of 45 feet 5 1*2 inches.
Jewett, Heckniond Wike, Kngland, was
second. In the preliminary heats of the
100 yard dash, A, V. Duffy, Georgetown
university, won the first heat. Time. 10
l-."i seconds.    Iii another heat of (his event
W. li. Tewkebury, University of Pennsylvania, finished third; time, id seconds.
The filial heat, was won by DulTy by three
yardsi lime, 10 seconds.
In the 120 yard hurdle nice A. C. Kra-
enzlcfti, Chicago Athletic -lull eon- '1'i-if-
ford, Birmingham, second; time, 15 3-5
seconds. ,   iJ^
I'tic had things all his own way!
After winning his heat easily, DulTy
started as n favorite in the final for the
HMI yards, cams away from the start and
won ns he liked.
The hurdles proved another safe thing.
Kiaenrlein led all the way and won by
four and a half yards in time equaling
his own record.,   Baxter of Pennsylvania
started, hut  was oulinccd and stopped at
the sixtli hurdle,
In the long jump Kracnzlein, who had
Injured himself while competing in the
hurdles, did nol take part, anil O't'on-
nell of Waleiford hail a walkover. lie
accomplished 23 teet 8 1-2 inches, which
is the record for these championships,
In the preliminary heats of the quarter
mile run Maxwell \V. Long of the New
York Athletic club won the first heat in
57 2-5 seconds.
In the final heat of the quarter mile
run Wadsley of the Unity Athletic cluh
heat Long by two yards. Time, 4!) 4-5 seconds,
The high jump was won by Irving K.
Baxter of the University of Pennsylvania
with a jump of fl feet I inch. O'Connor
was lecond, scoring 5 feet 0 inches. In
the pole jump Irving K. Ilaxier and
llotlgson tieil at !l feet 10 inches.
Iiijiiiicli.in Auitlimt Strikers Slmiils—
siiil.i-M Nt-nrly Kver> •« here—I si —
leriiiiliiiinil      MiicIiIiiUIk     AhkhcIii-
I lo ii   I lle«   Aim ner.
. Kansas City. July 1.—Judge Phillips
of the United stales district court, who
recently issued en injunction enjoining
the striking machinists ai the Riverside
Iron works from Interfering with or in
liiniil.iting that cinii|i.iiiv'« employe*, ha«
defined the limit to which the siiik.-is
Could go in their effort* to induce men not
In  lake  their places.
"We would like to know." argued the
Striken' attorney, "whether the defendants can t.ilk to the men wlm take their
places while they are on the street.-'
"We will  not discus* what  constitnes
moral llttsion al this time." replied Judge
Phillips. "If I catch any of these men
picketing the workmen who go to or from
this plant  I shall consider it a physical
deinonstr.ition calculated lo intimidate."
The  injunction  was continued   in  force
and the attorney for the strikers was told
that he could file all ansewi or an appeal
Al I li-M-ltinil.
Cleveland, July 7. Jhdge Stone of the
common pleat court hai granted nn injunction, to remain in force indefinitely,
against the si liking machinists u|hiii the
application of the Cleveland Punch &
Shear company. Counsel for the machinists filed a notice of appeal. The decision
i* lini.nl and ngainsl nearly every content ion made by the defendants. The decision enjoins the defendant! from picketing or patrolling mound the works of
the plant antl from guarding the gad- al
the   plants  or   the  streets  leading   to   the
plant. It also enjoins the Interference in
any manner with men now working in the
plant, either there or at  their hollies, or
from intimidating their relatives or mem-
ben of their families.
MiiclilnlelK at Mllmnikee.
Milwaukee. July la- -Mcinheis of the III
teinalional 'Machinists' union who were
enjoined two weeks ago hy the Villon
Manufacturing company from in any way
Interfering with the workingmen of that
plant,    has    filed     an    answer.    Counter
charges of unlawful conspiracy are made.
The answer assorts (hat iiIhiiiI .'100 iintn
iifactiiieis   und   corporations   unlawfully
conspired   under    the    nanft    of    the
National Metal Trades associat ion for
the purpose of debating the organisation
of the machinist* In their requeal for a
nine hour day. The answer alleged that
the Vilton company, under cover, is it
member of such alleged con-piracy.
The striking machinists say  they have
kept wholly within the limils of the law
and   nsk   that   the Injunction allowed  lie
vacated and the suil dismissed.
Al   Telliirlilo.  Iul.
Denver, duly If—A opeoUl from Tcllui-
ide. (ol., snys:
Willi the positive information from
Lieutenant Governor Coatee, a niember
of the committee appointed by the gov
einor to investigate the strike in the
Smuggler-Union mine, thai Governor Oilman would not send troops, nnd wilh the
insurance from the mine managers of the
ilisliict that they could mil longer afford
to cloae down to ti iii him, Arthur L. Col-
lins. general manager of the Smuggler-
Union mine, Ihis afternoon conceded several points and a selllcuielil between himself nnd the miners' union was made.
This ends the slrike.    Many miners will
return U> work Monday and within u few
weeks  the mine  will   he opened   to sol	
thing like ils '"" rapacity.
Fame Is a plant that caunnot be forced ln a hothotiHt.
The Story of a Stricken Woman
Whom Doctors Were Not
Able to Help.
Fr nt thr Sen*. Conufravillf, Iniiiano*
The story of Mrs. Nellie M. Hed-
den, uf No. U-il Summit avenue. Con-
nereville, ind., contains an important
lesson for many American women who
suffer in silence rutlier than fnce the
ordeal that the usiinl treatment of
their troubles entail. It is a story
thnt rings with honest gratitude and
lines not tell half tin- misery thut tin.'
narrator endured. Other women who
nro suffering ns Mrs. Hodden did will
know how to understand nml appreciate much that cannot he tohl in a
newspaper article. Mrs. Hedden'i
experience is U'st given in her own
words,    She snys;
"For nearly a year I endured terrible agony caused by a general breaking down of the nervous system, fe-
ni-ile weakness and suppression of the
periods, I suffered greatly with bearing down pallia and was very weak
nml short of breath. My circulation
wn.s ven bad, causing numhneaa of
limbs, dizziness nml headache all the
time. My heart would sometimes
feel Bl if Ihere was a lieuvy weight on
it. I bad never lieen healthy and
strung, so yuu cnn readily see that I
waa in nu condition tu withstand such
a combination uf ailments.
"I grew worse very rapidly nnd all
the (loi'tiirs I tried failed to check my
decline. A friend of my husband
told him how much good Dr. Williams' Pink Fills liml dune his wife
so I commenced taking them and can
now state that they nre tho only relief I ever had. The lirst box helped
me bo much that I waa thoroughly
convinced uf tlie efficacy uf the remedy. I continued the treatment fur
several weeks, using >ix boxes  in all,
"In conclusion 1 will sny that il
any une. who is Buffering the same as
I wus, will take Dr, Williams'Pink
l'ills as directed thev will be rewarded."
signed.   ELLIE M. HEDDEN.
Subscribed and sworn to  before me
this 14th ilny of November, 11100.
Fin ley II. (Iray,
Peal Notary Public.
Dr. Willama' Pink Pills fur Palo
People are sold at all druggists or
will be sent direct Irom Dr. William*
Medicine Company, Schenectady, N.
Y. Price fiO cents per box ; six buxes,
Until llriiwiitit,
St. Paul. July 8. -Mrs. Annie Pu-f of
South st. Paul ami Oscar Norrls, recently
of Independence, Kan., were drowned In
the st. Croix river near Hush city. A
parly of live were crossing the river when
the boat capsiaed. Norna tried to save
Mn, Pnst, but wns carried under the water with lur, and hoth were drowned.
"The A. B. G, of Photography" by
Fayette .1. Clute is one ofthe best text
bonks for amateur* ever published.
Price '2.> cents by mail, Camera Graft
Pub.Co,,880 Sutter St..San Francisco.
Flattery Is tho nonsense ladled out
to people by those who have gold
bricks for sale.
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MIhm   W*ltm*ebet   Drowned.
Lewiston, Idaho, July 7.—Susie Weis-
gerlicr, lhe 16 year old daughter of Mr,
and .Mis. Chris Weisgeiber, was drowned in the Snake river. Search for the
body is still unsuccessful. A $."iiM) reward
has heen offered for ils recovery. The girl >
father, who is iu Buffalo, has not heen notified of hi* daughter's ileal li. Mis. Weis-
gerlier is prostrated,
The drowned girl, in company wiih her
cousin, .Marie lleitfehl. daughter of Sena
tor lleitfehl of Idaho, was riding in a
row boat on Snake river slough just west
of the Weisgcrber house. The boat drift
ed into a current leading into the main
river. Mia* Weisgerlier, in attempting to
paddle the boat to the shore, broke an
oar und then juni|>cil from lhe boat into
the wuter, evidently expecting to wade
ashore. Hut the current was too strong.
Miss lleitfehl endeavored to reach her hy
paddling with her hands.
In il.. 11 i.....■.  12,'tu Children Died.
(Baltimore, duly ".—The number of
deaths in this city for the week ending
today is 45M. the highest the health department ever recorded. Of these 'i.'ltl were
children under ."> years old. At least BO
jht cent of the mortality is said to be Auc
either directly or indirectly to the intense
heat. The hot spell was at least temporarily ended lhi> afternoon by a thunder
stniin which -cut the mercury down from
96 to t»«» in less than an hour.
A   StrniliM"   Claim.
Xew York. July 7.—A woman who with
her la*t breath told the story that she was
the elded daughter ol Queen Victoria and
the prince consort is ileHl in this city, having expired in the German hospital, a
victim of the heat and'uf insufficient nutriment. Through a doctor who believed
her story implicitly and who learned of
her demise, her body will not lie buried in
potteUs tield, hut it will be buried ill Calvary cemetery.
Fire nt ('Inrendon, Trinii.
Denver, July 8.—President Trumbull of
the t-olorado & Southern railroad baa received a telegram from Clarendon, Texas,
saying that the company's shops, coal
chutes, water tanks and a large quantity
of equipment, nine cars and tive engine*
nt that place were totally destroyed by
fire. The damage will reach (100,000, and
is well covered by Insurance. The origin
of the fire is unknown.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. Al)
driiiigiHU refund the money if it fails to cure.
E. W. Grove's jlgnature la na each box.   25c.
Mrii.iT. Won.
St. Loilia, July 7-   Tbe >trike of freight
handler* employed In the warehouse* of
railroads entering St. Louis who went out
recently to enforce a demand for an increase of wages, was declared olT tnd ty,
the railway companies granting an advance of IS cents a day.
Columbia and Independence Were
I ni. liin.cil — Colombia Handled
Well—Independence a Disappointment.
Newport, R, I., July 7.—An unqualified
victory for the Constitution—an overwhelming defeat for the Independence, a
most commendable showing for the old
champion, the Columbia—is the record of
the first day's contest of the 'big sloops in
the Newport Racing association series.
From the firing uf the starting gun, which
sent the yachts ulT to windward in a light
eaaterly breeze, the Constitution led her
rivals. At the turning buoy she was a
little more than two minutes in advance
of the Columbia, while the Independence
was hull down to leeward.
Hut it was on the run home that the
new llerreshofr yacht showed her great
itrength, beating the Columbia over eiglht
minutes in the 15 miles down the wind,
uml when the new champion of the America's cup swept across the line the Horton yacht was over seven miles astern.
Owing the lightness of the wind there
was no brilliant or dramatic scene to
chronicle, but it was full of interesting
events nevertheless. Tlie chief incident of
the contest was of course the failure of
the Independence to meet the expectations of her adherents. At no time during the contest to windward did she show
any weatherly qualities whatever. She
did not [mint as high as her opponents,
nor did she even for a brief interval demonstrate that she possessed a fraction of
thut speed which she seemed to have
shown when sailing by herself. That she
may he vastly improved is possible, but
that she profoundly disappointed her
friends today can not lie concealed, for in
light winds her excellence was chiefly
supposed to rest. When she got fairly
out into the open sea she pounded heavily in the southwest swell, and the more
she pounded the more she seemed to lose
So far as the Constitution's success was
concerned, it was no more than was expected of her by those who have watched
her keenly since her launching. Handled
splendidly and with rare judgment, but
not in the least better than the Columbia, her superior size and bigger sail plan
The lwast of some extperts that Nat
llerresholT had reached his limit when he
designed the Columbia are not Justified
by today's nice. Whether the Columbia
will heat the Constitution in hard weather
remain*  to   be  proved.
The Columbia was sailed in a most meritorious manlier from start to finish. All
tlie arts of the professional sea jockey
were practiced by Captain Harr, the sailing master, and his crew to overcome
their opponent That they had the inferior boat so close to her superior antagon;
ist all the way to the outer mark was a
wonderful piece of work. That the Constitution is by far the better all round
boat, let it blow high or low, is hardly
to lie doubted after her showing.
Rnimr   Vil   (imiliiK.
The Hague, July 8.—Mr. Kruger hns
definitely abandoned his American visit
on account of traveling fatigues, us well
as the clearly expressed altitude of the
United States government.
The Pun-A merlon  Kxponltlon
Will be the greatest this countrv has ever
seen. The entire machinery will be run by
power I'timi-betl freni Niagara Fall*. AI-
thollgh the power required is enormous we
bellve I liis cataract is equal to the task,the
same us Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is
equal to lhe task of supplying the body
wilh ninlivcpower when it is run down.
There is no medicine in the world so good
for dyspepsia, Indigestion, constipation,
flatulency anil nervousness.   Try it-
Alphonse Bertillon, the Inventor of
the anthropometric system of criminal
identification now ln use in France and
this country, ls head of the Seine prefecture of police in Paris.
Slots* th. Cough mnd
Work* Off tho Oold.
1 -aistive Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets cure a oold la
unodaj..._Socure, Nol'ay.   frloo26oenta.
The man who carries a tiny comb In
his pocket for surreptitious use on hi*
mustache Is by no means the exception
some ot the sex would have us believe.
and OLD
When von tako Urovo'a Tantelenn chill Tonlo,
hemline the fon min Is plainly printed on every
bold* showing' hat it l* ■ i in civ in.n mnl ijnf-
(imo i ii ataateltits form. No Cure, No l'ay. 60o,
May the best man win—the pretty
t om mire Plan's Cum for Conmimptlnn saved
my lire three yearn ngn —Mrs. Thou. Rnhhlni,
lUPls etreit, Norwich. N. Y., P^b. 17, 1H0O.
Procrastination may be the thief
of time, but there are many watch
lifters. I
Bad Circulation is the cause of most of the ills that come with old age. With
advancing years there is a decline of strength and vigor—the machinery of the
body move9 with less speed and accuracy. Because of the weak and irregular
action of thc heart the blood moves more slowly, becomes impure and losea much
of its life-sustaining properties, and muscles, tissues andnervea literally starve for
lack of nourishment. A sluggish and polluted circulation ia followed by a long
train of bodilv ailments. Cold feet, chilly sensations up_ and down the spine, poor
npnetite and digestion, soreness of the muscles, rheumatic pains, hard and fissured
skin, face sores, chronic running ulcers on tlie lower limbs and other part* of the
bodv—these and many other diseases peculiar to old people aie due to a lack of
hcalthv blood and imperfect circulation. Restoration to health must come through
thc building up uml purification of the blood, thus adding strength and tone to
thc vital organs nnd quick, healthy action to the circulation.
S. S. S. being strictly a vegetable blood remedy and the best tonic, make* it
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appetite improves, and there is a softness and elasticity about the ekin that you
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Our medical department is in charge of physicians who make a study of blood
and skin diseases. If you would like to liave their opinion and advice in your
case, write them nil about it aud you shall receive such information and advice aa
you want. This will cost you nothing. Others have found our medical department of great benefit to them—their cure being much more rapid aa the result of
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Real Fstate and
-   NELSON, B. Q
Buffalo,   $76.00
J IT L Y 2, 16,   -   AUGUST
San Francisco, $59.00
JULY 13, 14, 15.
fi, 20.
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JULY   2,   3.
Detroit,   $71.75
JULY   2,   3.
vor rates, tickets, and full information
call od or address
G.'B, Chandler,
Agent, Silvoron, B. C, or
D. P. A., A. G. P. A.,
Nelson. Vancouver.
If von want to advertise out a
Co-owner in yonr i.-ineral claim,
send $10 to this office, giving
name of claim, date of record location, and period for which the
delinquent co-owner lias failed to
do bit assessment work, und we
will do the rest, including sending rou the affidavit for recording
We will write the notice and do
the work correctly. Address:
Silverton, B.C.
Saturday,  July. 13, 1901.
MATIIi'SON Illtos.,    I.dlti>r« A Prop*.
Advertising rates will be made known
upon application at this office.
OftS«««0   OR   IN  ARREARS    A
% «g   BLUE   CROSS     WILI
Ss^i/SvaS   BE   FOUND     IN   THIS
Itu^uuuuuu* uuuul
Railroading, Fishing and Mining
are tbe principal industries of British
Columbia and in all three of these
have employer and employee fallen out
over the wage question and bave pro-
ceeded to settle tbeir differences by
tying up the whole country in a series
of strikes. They fail to recognise the
rights of each other, each looking at it
from a selfish point of view, and the
public must stand back and suff. r
while they settle their differences. It
was bad enough for the business
interests of the Province when the
C. P. R. locked horns with the trackmen and worse when the cannery
owners and fishermen fell out, but on
top of these we have now n miners'
strike effecting onr biggest milling
camp, Rossland,.
Can thia state of things be rit>ht! Have
tbe innocent always to suffer and the
whole country be sacrificed to the
selfishness or greed of either of the
parties to these industrial disputes?
Surely  some method  ot   compulsory
ui-vifc,:: c~r-r. _._." >:::::-:.—r. :—.'.mar:
This is as far as we have followed
the matter. Whether the member
has to have another appropriation
passed, whether the road has to lie re-
surveyed, whether it has to be supervised by another supervisor or inspected
by another inspector, we know not.
We will know if wo live long enough
whether we aro to have a mad or not,
at present it is in the hands ofthe
local member, the Commissioner of
Lands and Wuiks, the Provincial road
superviser and the inspector of roads
and trails for thn Slocan.
According to most of our local exchanges the glory and lionnr of Ihe
Stratheona's has depart, d aud from
being th* hired policemen of a desert,
made so by the ravages of war, they
have degenerated into scab herders on
the 0. P. R. Thus have cur "heroes"
fallen and our idols  been shattered,
Many of our subscribers this week
havo overlooked the fact that with the
last issue we entered upon our fiftl
year of publication and that their subscriptions are consequently duo The
blue cross at the head of this column
means that you are requested to call
for your receipt.
When R. C Clute K. 0 tonred the
Province in the investigation over the
strike he took advantage of the "fair
wage clause'' to collect !?10 a day and
expenses for himself.
Tlio woman who originated ben
parties Was removed into the next
world by a brickbat, aud it served her
right too.
(Hevised  Version.)
Maud Muller, on a summer's day,
Set a hen in a br.iml ne.v way;
(Aland vou see. was a citv  girl,
Trying the inrul liie a whirl )
She covered a box with tinsel iray,
Lined it snugly with new-mown hay.
Filled it nicely will, eggs, and then
Started to look for a likely hen—
Out of the  flock  selected one;
And then she tuoiight that liar work  was
It would have been but Ibis Mnbbcrn hen
Stouil  up and   cackled "Ka (loot I" am!
..... i     .    .    .     , - .  ,   ., ! Mutnl Miller came, nnd in burl  surprise
arbntration can be devised which both | , olk(., ..,.,,„>, jnl0 ||w . lwlun.'B t.y%
employer and  employ*  can be made
To M. E. Bragdon, or whom it may
concern. You are hereby notified that I
have expended One Hundred ami Two
Dollars and Fifty Cents in labor and' improvements upon the Golden Chariott
Mineral Claim shunted near Silverton in
the Slocan Mining Division and recorded
In the office of the Mining Recorder foi
the said division, being the amount required to hold said claim under thn provisions of the Mineral Act for (he year
ending May lO'.h 1001,
And if within ninety days from the
date of this notice yon fail or refuse to
contribute vour proportion ol such expenditure together with all cost of advertising, your interest in said claim will
become the properly ol the undersigned
under Section 4 of An Act to Amend the
Mineral Act 1000.
VV. H. Brandon,
Acting aa agent for D. F. I'urk.
Dated this S_h day ol June 1001.
Then tied its legs to the box. "Yon bet."
Said she, "1 keuw bow to nn-keyoiii-ul!"
Bnt still it   stood,   nnd worse ami wor-e.
Shrieked fourth its wrongs to the ur.i-
to accept.
British Columbia  is fast gaining a
reputation in the outsibe world,   that ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
.,, . , ,.      . ,! Kicked over Ilie box with i's finsil env,
will take a generation to live down,  of j Alul |8,,onilnlouel.v flipped away !
being the worst governed province in
Canada, full of bossism, anarchism
and irresponsible legislators, mine-
managers and labor leaders.
Green   or   Black.
Trade Is Confwfcraling The Empire.
Itrilain Is Canada's Best Customer.
Britain Cannot Buy if She Does H Sell.
Use    TEA     Grown     Tn    a    British    Colony    By    British     Capital
O   hi      h   T\ h   550,>',on   Teaa  »re sold   in
OALAUA. !S8 a» or -K5*a oca
Address "SALADA," Toronto. J   "
sealed  lead
in      bulk.
Green,,      Samples on application.
We warrant this to cure the most obstinate i
cases.   25 Cents a Bottle. J
I J^Ol? coughs
j iVrad colds*
Manufactured m nel Sold at
*ff+?*fd MiVWVW
«£•  Goto ^
Cash  Store.
To Joiw Tinling or whom it may
concern. Yon are hereby notified
that I have expended One Hundred Dollars in labor and improve,-
menta upon the y?a Two Mineral Claim
en Ked Mountain In thn Slocan .Minim.'
Division, located on the 24th. day of
Jane 1890, and recorded at lhe record
oflice ol snid Division on the 24tli. day
of June 1899. in order to hold said claim
under the provisions of the Mineral Act,
being the amonnt required to bold the
aame for Ihe year ending June -'-lilt 1900.
And if within ninety days from tbn date
of this notice you fail or reluae to contribute yonr proportion of aiicn" expenditure together with all costs ol
advertising, yonr interest In aaid claim
will iii'ronin the property of the undersigned tinder Section 4 of An Act to
to Amend the Mineral Act 1900.
I J. W. Kyte.
Dated thia sixteenth day of March 1901
' Noticb:—"HA_BARri"   Mineral Cluim,
situated    in   the     Slocan      Mining
Division of West Kootenay Diatrict.
Where located:—On the Galena Faiim
adjoining    the    "Cuhlky    Minimal
Claim" on tbe East.
Take Notice that I, Francis J. O'Reilly
of Silverton, IJ. C.   as   agent  for Frank
Owen,    Free   Miner's  Certificate    No.
44593, intend sixty days from   the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Urant   of
the above claim.
1 And farther take notice that action
nnder section 87, mnat be commenced
before the isenance of auch Certificate
ot Improvements,
' Dated thia 22th day of February, 1901.
'   .FbanchIJ. O'RfciflY.
WI 2 | 01
Here ll tho wny a  "business government"   builds   roads   in a  mining
district, as we judge from thn experience   gained   in   waiting for the lied
Mountain road:   In the tir-t place, the
local member tours  his  constituency,
satisfies himself that the road is needed
and   promises   to   secure   an oppro-
priation   therefore;   he   goes into the
House and convinces the   Government
of   the   necessity   of thn work and an
appropriation   is   put  on   the list of
estimates,  which  tho   Housn   passes.
This takes about six  months.    Tin n
the summer months roll by and nothing
further  is   done except  by the claim
holders   waiting   for   the   road,   who
address  inquiries to the  member and
the Commissioner of Lands and Works
The former answers the  inquiries, the
latter does not.'  Then, after  thn  first
snow   has   coinn   and   gone   again, a
surveyor is sent over the route  of the
prcposed   road  and a quarter of the
appropriation is absorbed by him.   By
this tirau winter has set  in   and   the
member and the Commissioner want to
know what can bo done  in the face of
Fuch weather.    Hut time rolls on and
the claim owners who want to develope
their  claims  have  to   content themselves   with   doing   only    assessment
work.    Spring  comes   and   the  road
supervisors   and   inspectors   and   tie
Commissioner   of   Lands   and Wmk i
draw  their salaries   and   settle down
again until the summer comes.    Midsummer heaves in sight and the local
road inspector begins to tlunk that the
government should be reminded of the
proposed   road.    This  takes    several
weeks.    Then tho Provincial inspector
of roads and trails  strikes the camp
and proceeds to find out if tbe  road is
necessary, what it will cost and  where
i  should go.   He makes up his  mind
aud  s'-ikI?  in   another report to the
Then it bad boy over tlie barnyard fence,
Tee-lieeil,'Say, .Maud, there'B a liiffoi-
'Tween lien", you know, nn' it is tln>t
One sai s 'Ka-donl!' an' one 'Ka-diit!,"
Then Maud recalled Hint, Xbi ugly drule
Sim Hied to set bad said "Ka-doot 1"
And ever since that historic day
She biiiHl.es in an erunarraaseil way,
To ibink   ol Ibe  bobble she mude once,
She tried to set a gentleman ben!
The Mining
News of The
Slocan can be had
at First Hand
and when it is
News by Reading
I Sent!»any addnw in Ainnrifa lur
(nc Tar for Two Dollars,
In Advance
In singing the praises of any place in
Ibe   west   how   often   we   bear tlie expression  "it  is a good country: it is a
poornian's country."   According (O tbnt
tbe Slocan, just at present, is a paradine,
lor  it certainly  is a pnoriuaii's country,
anil if tbere ia any one here not, poof we
will guarantee to blm Ibat he will be so
if be   Mays lone enough.   It is a lund ol
tips and  ilowns, we bave known men to
come in bere with   nn   Irish name nntl n
Yankee  accent,   wbose whole   worldly
possessions   ooniilted   of   a Kiinny-Hsck
ami  a piece  of a horse-blanket and who
by lyini: awake niidits tliinkini! np lies to
tell   in   the  daytime bave accimutated
such  wenllh Ibat tbey are now living in
furiiUbeil   rooniB  un   Ibe lillli flior of a
six   story  block in tlie city of RpokaLe.
wiib   nothing   in   tltn   worM   to tto but
wrestle  with   a   cniltv  conscience and
avoid   meeting v'hu slieriff.   Oilier men
we have  known   to  strike tbis country
wilh    "biled"   shins,   yellowdeggiogl,
imitation iliamontls  anil   seven   trunks
Mho   by   staying  Dp drinking in cliam-
pigne at   nights   and   lies by ilav have
been compelled  to write borne to Ibeir
rich relations for fumls eniitigb In move
down to tlie Coast, where tliey could gel
a  government   job   nml move in polite
society.   Wo have   (lie   politest kind of
society here und lotsol it.  II wn have six
women   in   camp   we hnve six grades ol
society  nnd  six  society leader*    The
men don't care ranch ubout society bm
■pond most of their lime waiting for the
sieiimliiini   and   wondering wben a new
erop ol enekers  will strike  the country
It is a good   climate,   when   it   is not
raining,   with   plenty   of fresh air nnd a
Hue   chsnee  for ontdior  exercise, but
a  very  hard  country  to  get, out  of,
so  hard   in   fact   that  nn  honest man
cannot ateal   anything  and  get  away
with it.
,M. McGregor.
ORDEB8     TAKEN     FDR    *T.
KIN        F  JOO WORK   AT
L-   -    - GERMAN -   -    -
For Sal" nt All DrnggiKts.
"You people down  befo spent 15 000
boring a bole   in   the   ground   for gold
didn't you?" naked the piii'Seiigi.r  wlm
was walking up and dnwu  the itatlon
platform to stretch bis lees.
"Yes sir," relumed the hump-shouldered native sittl-ig on a nail k"g, "(hat's
about the size of it."
"Well wliat have vou got to aho'v foi
"Well, mister, said the native, taking
a fresh cbew ol Missouri plug,  "We've
stli; gut the hole."
Bessie—Talking about tbn nnimiiK
that infest the stock excbaligo? I've
been living lo Ibink what pAMyi be
Arthur—A bull or« bear, perlmp-?
Bcs-li—fio, it wi< ii llher t.f tho*",
nor was it a Inn ti. Ub, I bave it It v fl
a J ck«?i.   How ir surprised mo nt first '
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