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VOL. I.i No. 32.
BLOCAN,   15.   C,   NOVEMBER   0,   1900.
$'.'.00 PER ANNUM.
T. D. Woodcock & Co.,
Oiant Powder,    Gutta Percha Fuse,   Jessops' Steel,
Stoves and Tinware,    Gasoline and Coal Oil,
Miners' Supplies.
Just received a large quantity of Dimension Glass, large size; also a quantity of
Iron Pipe, all sizes.
Dealers in Fresh and Salt
Heats, Vegetables and Provisions.
Goods shipped to any part
of the Slocan.
B. C.
Our Stock is Complete.
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes,
Rubber Goods, 6c Men's Furnishings.
A Beoent Arrival.—A Carlo-id ot fresh
Vegetal bios, comprising: Pumpkins, Squash
Citrons, Cabbage, Meets, Etc.
Try Veal Loaf :   the latest delicacy.
W. T. Shatford 6c Co., General Merchants,
Slocan, Vernon, Eiiirvicw. and Camp McKinncv. 11. C.
SLOCAN,   B.   C.
Has ample accommodation for a large number of Guests and supplies the best of
everything in the Harket.
SLOCAN,   B.  C.
Tupparl.m ProT.ii too Much for the Con-
H«rvMtlvi*n mill They go Down to Defeat—All the benders rail— Cabinet
AU Klecteit.
Tho returns from the Dominion
elections arc yet in a muddle, but
there is evidence sufficient to show
that Wednesday was a Waterloo for
the Conservatives, the Liberals carry ing the country by an increased
majority. The striking feature of
the contest was that every Conservative leader excepting Hon. John
Haggart, and possibly Sir Charles
Hibbert Tupper, went down to defeat, while not a single prominent
Liberal lost his head. Hugh John
went down in Manitoba, Montagu in
Ontario, Caron in Quebec, Tupper in
Nova Scotia, and Foster in New
Brunswick, with even Davin in the
Territories Another surprise is the
strength shown by the Independents,
they having elected seven representatives. Taken by provinces, the returns at hand show:
British Columbia—{Conservatives 2,
Liberals 1, Independents 1, elections
to be held 2.
Northwest Territories—Conservatives 1, Liberals 2. Independents 1.
Manitoba—Conservatives 3, Liber
als 2, Independents 2.
Ontario—Conservatives 40, Liberals 34, Independents 3, to hear from
Cmebec-Oons-ervativcs 8, Liberals
55, to bear from 2.
New Brunswick—Conservatives 4,
Liberals 10.
Nova .Scotia -Conservatives 5, Liberals 15.
Prince Edward Island—Conservatives 1, Liberals 8,
Conservatives elected 7U, Liberals
122, Independents ", to hear trom 13.
Total Liberal majority over Conservatives and [ndepoiidenfs 4f>.
These figures will admit of correction bv later returns, but the major
ity of the government is liable to increase. The elections to be held arc
put on the Liberal side chiefly. The
Independents may also be counted on
to give the government more or less
support. Ontario showed large Conservative eains, but Quebec nnd the
Maritime Provinces are overwhelm*
ly for Laurier. Quebec, especially,
presents a formidable array of gov
eminent supporters. Puttee's victory in Winnipeg was most pronounc
ed, as was also Ralph Smith's on
Vancouver Island. Richardson won
in Lisgar against big odds. Universal sympathy is expressed for the de
teat of Hugh John Macdonald In
Brandon, as he was deemed worthy
of a better f..te. Tupper was too big
a load to carry for the Conservatives.
Offers up-to-date accommodation for the
Public.     It  is the home of Travelling,
Commercial, and Mining Men.
QETHING & HENDERSON, - Proprietors.
Slocan, B. C, is under the
nil ai Personal Management of Jef Baty,
Who Is ever ready to make life pleasant for those
who tarry within a while with him.	
Is reached by any trail or road
that runs into the Town.
Do not go  past  its door when
you are dry, weary or hungry.
Orangemen's At Home.
November 5, Guy Fawkcsday, was
most fittingly celebrated by the local
Orange Society by holding an At
Home in the Music Hall. There were
about 1W) invited guests present and
it was a thorough I v enjoyable affair.
Thc first part of the evening was
spent in pleasant social intercourse,
and then followed a abort programme
of speeches and music, in which the
Adcock orchestra took a prominent
part. Kev. Mr. Roberts, of New
Denver, was chairman, and he, with
I). McVannell and .1. T. Beanchcsnc,
gave brief addresses of welcome nnd
advanced reasons for celebrating the
dav. Then came sapper, tbe guests
being sealed at two long tables and
the members of tlio Order acting as
waiters. There was a goodly array
of viands, to which full justice was
done. A number of toasts were pro
posed, bringing forth excellent
addresses from Messrs. Harrison, Mc-
Kee and Shook. A rousing toast to
Her Majesty brought the affair to a
Close, it having been the first June,
tion ofthe kind held iu thc town. It
served to bring the townspeople in
closer touch with each other and
demonstrated that tho members ol
the Orange Society are not lacking in
their ideas of entertainment.
Writs Served.
On Monday the writs in thc case of
Cameron vs. Kirkwood were served
on tho defendants. The plaintiffs
have f mr clauses in their plaint: To
advene the application lor a cert ill-
cato "t Improvements on the Eda I
fraction; possession of the ground ot
the Bald Mountain fraction alleged
to be embraoed within the boundaries of the. Kdu; an injunction against
defendants, and damages. The hold
era of the Imnd on the Speculator
group have the matter in hand.
i.hiiiihi- Appearsi
Ah Thi Drill goes to proas, W. A.
GalllnG**!  the  Liberal   candidate in I
this riding, is holding a meeting in
the Music Hall, and is busily employed telling the big audience present all about Laurier's victory on
Wednesday. He has more confidence
than ever of being the next member
for Yale-Cariboo, and he is putting
up a spicy talk, under the tutelage of
D. S. McVannel, president of the
jubilating Grits in this town.
l.r«B( Advancement Shown by This Mining Division.
The season which is now practical
ly closed has boem a bright one in
mining circles in this division, and
the advancement made is far greater
than in any similar period in thc
past. It has not been confined to any
ono section, for all parts of the division have shown material progress.
The amount of money expended has
been very large, while the number of men employed has shown a
steady increase. More bonds, and
of a more substantial nature, have
been made than in any past season;
while the actual development has exceeded past veal's. It is safe to say
that $500,000 has been expended in
the division during the year for development purposes, while $300,000
will represent the amount of bonded
On Ten Mile, the properties bonded were: The Hlack Hawk, to Ernest
Mansfield; Neepawa, to the Warner
Miller syndicate; Iron Horsa.to Mark
■Manley and associates: Mabou and
Ohio group, to J. Frank Collom;
Transvaal group, to Ward McDonald. On Twelve Mile: The Bachelor,
to A. Fishburn; V & M, to the V &
M Mining Co. On Springer creek:
Speculator, to J. Frank; Collom, who
also bonded the Gertie R; Tamarac.
to J. Holden, who has lately taken a
property on Republic hill; Hampton,
toN. F. McNaught and associates;
Two Friends, to T. Lake and associates. Other small deals have also
been made on this creek, together
with lenses on tho Black Prince and
Bondholder. On Lemon creek: Several claims around the Chapleau and
Kilo; Hoodoo, to J. Beuedamj Howard Fraction, under lease, and several small transactions.
Many new buildings have boen
erected at the various properties, and
a sawmill has been established on
Springer, with a stamp mill and
tramway at the Chapleau. on Lemon
creek. A wagon road has also been
built up Lemon and another up
Springer, while trails have been
constructed to several properties. The
amount of ore in sight is larger now
than at any previous time, and the
values show no deterioration. The
indications point to several more
properties starting up, and the Inquiries from outside capital are on
the increase.
Trouble nt tbe Ohtipleaa.
Affairs at the Chapleau have been
in a sadly muddled condition of late,
as between the management of of J.
M. Williams and the French directors now here, and the aid of the
courts has been invoked to straighten
things out. Mr. Williams refused to
recognize the authority ofthe directors and declined to allow them on
the property, while the latter have
since secured an injunction restraining Mr. Williams from trespassing
on the premises in question. The
accounts of the company are in a
mixed up state and Mr. Browning is
engaged in balancing the books. He
has been asked to take tho management ofthe finances of the company.
Work is being carried on vigorously
atthe mine, but the mill will not be
in running shajc till next month,
owing to tho delay in the arrival oi
the machinery.
AriinttiHi Developments.
It is tho intention of the Arlington
Mines to increase their force and to
stope out oro during the winter. In
No. C workings tho old timbers are
decaying and it has been decided to
take out the ore and permit the drift
to till in. Later on new bunkhouses
are. to be erected, the lumber being
supplied from the company's mill,
which is effecting a great saving.
Next year the company purpose sinking a 1000-foot shaft from the lower
ground, so as to thoroughly exploit
the ledge, which is confidently believed to cany large quantities of
ore below the present workings. Mr.
Collom, the managing director ot the
Arlington Mines, staled Monday that
mining in this section had got down
to a permanent basis, and that the
Arlington hill would make a great
record iu the camp.
S|n-i uiiitor Development.
Development at the Speculator is!
proceeding in a satisfactory manner, j
Upwards of $10,000 having already!
been expended since the bond was'
taken.   The No. A   drift   is   bei ig ■
pushed ahead so as to determine the
most favorable spot for sinking a
shaft, called for in the bond. Some
line oro has been encountered, assays
from which go as high as 7W oz.
The new framing shed completed at
the mouth of tho drift is a beauty,
and will enable the work to be carried on in comfort. Sufficient mining
timber is on hand to last fully nine
months, There is about 18 inches of
snow now on the ground.
Wild fowl have been numorous in
this vicinity of late.
James Foley and family will spend
thc winter on tbe coast.
J. McDonald, the boat builder, has
gone to Moyie for the winter.
J, Young, late of the str. Nelson, is
now chief engineer on the Slocan.
The International lintel is to be
opened, making nine hotels in the
Silverton Miners' Union took 20 ap-
lications for membership in a body
recently from the Enterprise.
J, Bull will put in a stock of dry
goods next month in his building,
now occupied by the Methodists as a
The local Miners' Union is steadily
growing in strengti now numbering
l'JO members, and numerous applications coming in.
A. M. Beattie, formerly townsite
agent here, arrived in on Saturday.
He expressed surprise atthe improvement in the camp and prophecies
brisk times here in the spring,
Following is the standing of the
pupils in the various divisions of the
public school for last month:
First Division.—Third Junior-
Alice Bull, Gertie Foley, Mabel Hall.
Third Senior—Alma Ross, Hazel
Wichman, Jenny Foley.
Fourth—Edith Rackliff, Edmund
La veil, Alma Baty.
Fifth—Josie Tipping, Winnie McMillan, Florence Bull.
Second Division.—Second Reader,
senior—Maggie Stephenson, Frances
Tutcher, Wesley Baty and Joseph
Second Reader, junior—Mary Bin-
ish, Alex. McCallum and Flossie Fo
First Reader—Inez Rackliff, Mildred Lavell, Rosslea Smith.
Second Primer—Adolphe Beck, W.
Smith, Ada York.
First Primer-Daisy McCallum, E.
Barber, Edith Rcmillard.
Appended is a completelist of the various records registered at the local registry office, 11. 1'. Christie being mining
Oct 29—Bancroft, Springer creek, L
Monterey, same, R W Malloy.
31—Bonanza, 5tli a i Lemon. Win K
Bonanza fr, same, J Struck.
Nov 3— Begins, Allen creek, J Nichol.
Soft Snap, Two Kriends basin, George
Oct MJ—Chapleau Consul   fr for   five
Nov 1—White Star.
Oct 29—Chapleau Consol fr.
Oct 30—Liberty Ui, W R Beattie to
DT Oavies.
Nov 3—Same, D T Davies to W Rattray.     	
Mil ii I.*)   Winn.
The case of Manley vs. Collom, re
thc Native Silver fraction, has resulted in favor of the plaintiff, the decision having been announced by Mr.
Justice Walkem, at Nelson, Wednesday. The main point in the judgment was that Manley had purchased
his half Interest iu the fraction in
good faith, and so must lie confirmed
in his possession,though the evidence
tended to show that there, had been
an understanding among the, former
owners to evade the law relative to
the location of the ground. The decision carries costs.
Uymiiuniuiii Club Hu-Oi'K>tnliuil.
Friday evening last a meeting of
the members of the Gymnasium Club
was held in the Heading Room for
the purpose of reorganizing for the
winter season. Then! was a fair attendance and the business was sal is
faetorilv arranged. The new officers are: H P. Christie, president; J.
A. Anderson, vice; J. M. McGregor,
secretary-treasurer; Messrs. Curtis
and Desllrisay and the officers, executive committee. Practice has already commenced.
Iii In Neniion I* Far tha Bait on Record—A.
Ili-u.ltli.y    Evidence   of   tin-   Life   and
Wealth at tin* Camp—Enterprise the
UllfKi-nl Shipper.
The Arlington has things all its
way this week in ore shipments,non «
of the other properties making a
showing. Four carloads, or 80 tons,
were sent out, raising the figures of
the mine to upwards of 800 tons.
Part ofthe ore was handled in sacks.
Bad roads have interrupted shipments from Ten Mllo, sleighing being wanted there as well as on tho
other creeks.
Following is a list ot thc shipments
this year to date:
Enterprise  10*)
Arlington      80 820
Black Prince  IS)
Kilo  20
Hampton  .8
Neepawa  7
Two Friends  20
Alberta  3
Bondholder _ 20
80 1903
The force on the Tamarac has been
slightly increased.
Bad roads have interrupted shipments from the Fnterprisc.
The Cody and Joker caso has been
appealed to the privy council.
Ore shipments from Sandon last
week were in excess of 500 tons.
A gang of men are employed fixing
up the weak places in the Arlington
Marquis do Dusmet, of the Chapleau company, has returned to Paris.
The indications point to a largo,
chute of ore being opened up on the
Erin group.
The Chapleau wagon road cost $13, •
500 to build. Ot this sum the government has guaranteed §(5,000.
George Aylard will work the Red
Fox this winter. Micky McPiu'laae
will put in the sea-son at the mine.
W. Boic has gone to the Similka-
meen country, to examine ono of
Dad Allen's -copper properties for au
English company.
The Hampton group has shut down
for the winter. Next season the
Springer wagon road will be extended to the property.
J. M. Williams has resigned his
jiosition as manager of the Chapleau.
He is succeeded by M. Mourgues, tt
recent arrival from France.
R. P. Rithet, of Victoria, thc principal man in the Arlington, is credit
ed with the recent statement that .100
men will be employed on that property by spring.
The Ivanhoe concentrator below
Sandon has lieen tested and gives entire satisfaction. New buildings are
being erected at the mine and thc
force is to be largely inurensed.
The Nelson Tribune publishes a
great deal of good, live mining news,
but occasionally gets mixed up. Ir.
its issue ol Saturday, dealing with
the Hampton shipment, it had half u
dozen inaccuracies in its third sentence. 	
AniitliiT l*rop«*rty StartH Up.
John F. Holden, acting for Portland |ieople, has taken a bond on one
ofthe leading properties on Republic
hill and close to town. On Thursday
he sent up five men to erect winter
quarters and get things in shape for
development, which will be continued throughout the winter. Mr.Holden is demonstrating in a practical
manner his faith in tie eainp.
Ore Cbutei 1 luUli.il.
Tho Arlington ore chutes at thic
end are practically completed, C. B.
Taylor having had charge of tho
work, and he has made a capital job
of it in every way. The- switch into
the chutes Is also iu shape, so that
nothing may interfere now with the
steady shipments from the mine.
The new chutes will prove of great
livening star in Work.
IIii{,rh Sutherland has sent in word
that he will have the Evening Star
group working at an early date. He
has perfected financial arrangements
and now has an abundance of coin U-
develope his interests in the camp.
He is having the Evening Star crown
granted, as well as the Silver Nuggsjl
on Eight Mite
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Rossland's   Supreme  Court
Sittings Deferred.
Several New Cases Have Been Added to the Docket-What
They Are.
Rossland, B. C, November 2—
Registrar Schofield received word
from Mr. Justice Walkem at Nelson this afternoon that the supreme
court sittings set for Monday next
has been further postposed until
Friday the 9th inst at 11 a. m.,
owing to the press of business at
The following cases for trial have
been added to the list already published:
Langtry vs O'Co r\ action for
$25,000 damages fo inju iea trom
an assault,
Ash vs Burns; ac for   money
on foreign judgment
Saucier vs Mcintosh; action tor
$2999.(10 for services rendered.
Miller vs Greenwood has been
postponed until the next sitting, by
Now in Progress  in the
Noted Yuengling
Rossland, B. C, Nt ember 2—
F. D. Vuengling, formerly of this
city, has been in jail in New York
city for the past three .nree't.*:, charged with embezzling money from the
Lion Brewing company. The case
came up for a partial hearing yesterday, and was adjourned until the
7th inst. to obtain further evidence.
Messrs. Daly, HamiltO'i &leMaistre
are acting for the I ion Brewing
company; they expect lhat the extradition papers will be granted on
the 7th inst. and Yuengling sent on
here to stand bis trial at the next
Nelson assizes.
<t III 1 1111    Collectors     Killed    hy    the
London, Nov, 1.—"There have
been serious anti-tax riots," says
the Vienna correspondent of the
Daily Kxpress. "In the Serat district of Roumania. Two locals officials were killed and the troops who
were sent to enforce payment were
resisted by the peasants who killed
eight of them.
The < iiMK-lliiIni   (.all
New York,Nov 1.—The Countess
de Castellaine, whose property has
ju**t been placed under tbe direction
of her brother, George Gould, by
a French court, was questioned relative to the matter, says a Paris
report to the World.    She  said:
"nlease make light of the matter. It will only revive stories
which will hurt my dear husband's
feelings, I le already suffers keenly the exposure of his present situation." Count Boni has been away
from Paris for the last three days,
but will return Thursday. Last
night he was conveising an hour
with his father over the long distance telephone, and heard the
news, He is indignant that the
court should have appointed a foreigner to watch over the countess'
fortune. He wanted his father appointed if a trustee was needed.
"My son" said the Marquis de
Castellaine, last night, "thought
1 could serve him equally well.
Boni and the Gould brothers won't
agree. We both feel that Ceor^e
Gould will administer the trust with
harsh parsimony. Boni with difficulty will bear this  bondage,"
Court ii|n nril
Montreal Nov. 2.—The court of
the Queens bench opened here this
morning, justice Hall presiding,
ICm-l nl llnriili*}  OisiiI.
London,Oct. 30,—-Edward Henry
Stuart Hligb, seventh Karl of Dam-
ley, is dead.    He was born in 1851.
Ill   Oil l-'lii-
Ottawa, Oct. ;,i.-~Parson &
Smith's oil sheds at Janeville, across
the Rideau river, were destroyed by
lire last night. The loss is $5000,
supposed to be covered by insurance.
C. P. R. Frauds
Marpolc Says So   Two
Men Suspendod   No
Enquiry Here.
Rossland. B. C, November a—
Superintendent Marpole sfates
that while there has been some,
illicit trade in tickets between Rossland and Greenwood the matter
has been grossly exaggeration.
Two conductors on the route have
been suspended and it is said one
has been  discharged.
Mr. MacArthur states that his
office is not concerned in the matter and no investigation is pending
regarding himself 01 his   stiff.
Andy Anderson the transfer man,
says that he first heard ot the
alleged syndicate yesterday and be
wants it distinctly understood that
he is not concerned in tbe matter
directly or indirectly.
If it had been prophesied that
within ninety days alter tbe death
ot C. P. Huntington his magnificent
properties, which were believed
to be solely under his control,
would be in the hands of his rivals,
the statement would have been received with incredulity. But this,
it seems,isjexactly what bas happened. It was the late Mr. Huntington's dream to ha\e built up a veritable empire of transportation.
Perhaps he, more than any other
man, realized the vast resources of
country. He regarded alt growth
not from a sentimental or patriotic
point ot view, but from an exceedingly selfish and utilitarian point.
Even those who disliked the man
for his unyielding selfishness cannot help but admire the will and
the brain which forced a far-off
road into the position of a   dictator.
The man is dead and the Southern Pacific is the foot-ball for foreign capital. The Pacific Mail,
which he built up at infinite pains,
is now owned by his deadliest rival
in the transportation world, and
even the Southern Pacific, with its
nearly ten thousand mileage, is in
possession of the same people.
Perhaps there was never so speedy
a scattering of large interests as
that of the hitherto unassailable
Southern Pacific company. There
is a cheerful belief that the place of
each man can be filled, and that
there lives no man who is actually
indispensable. .Mr. Huntington
came very near being indispensable
to the Southern Paicfic, as it existed
under ihe Huntington regime.
The policy ofthe late Mr. Huntington has been that of sowing for
others to reap. Tbe Vanderbilts
have enormous capital. They keep
a man constantly on tbe outlook for
investiments, and it is lair to presume that they will spend money
in the way ol further extension.
The Salt Lake and Los Angeles
road was tbe last scheme of Mr.
Huntington's. This was intended
to defeat any design that the Vanderbilts might have entertained to
seek an entrance on this coast.
His death permitted what his life
prevented. The Vanderbilts have
now a road from ocean to   ocean.
The Gould Family Wipe Out
the Bills.
Brothers and  Sisters Chip   In for
Relief of Count Castellaine,
Their Brother in Law.
Tin* iiisini Arrives
Halifax, N. S., Nov. 1. Transport Idaho arrived here at 2:1,0 this
Tbe C. P. K. telegraph company
has offered the free use of its wires
to members of the first contingent
who desire to advise their friends of
their safe arrival. Such little courtesies tbe boys will appreciate.
New Vork, Nov. _\—Respecting
tbe De Castellaine's financial affairs
Richard Sachard, counsel for the
countess says all debts will be paid
immediately bv tbe Gould estate,
except a few claims from antiquity
and bric-a-brac dealeis which were
deemed absolutely exorbitant.
,\    In mill    Milii. rlpllnii.
New Vork, Nov, 2.—George,
Helen, Howard, Edwin and Frank
Gould intend to contribute a-sum
sufficient to wipe out tbe debts contracted Boni by de Castellaine, their
sisters husband.
in i-ii 11 niiixi.
Hazel ton, Pa., Nov. 2.—Kvery
colliery in the Hazelton region is in
operation today.
Marine Life
in Deep Sea
The World's Record for
Deep Sea Net Dragging /Wade.
San Francisco, Nov. 2.—Discoveries of great value are reported by
the United States fish commission
steamship Albatross which has just
returned from a fouileen months'
cruise in tbe South seas and in
Japanese and Alaskan waters Thc
officers of the vessel state that nearly all of the South Sea islands are
mischarted anywhere trom two to a
dozen miles making steering by
chart extremely dangerous. The
exceptions are the Fiji group, own-
by Great Britain, and the Tahiti
group, owned by France,
lll*t*|l Si*h   I.Hi'.
New and accurate sailing directions for use among the islands have
been prepared. In about the middle
ot Behring sea tbe Albatross discovered a bank just 200 fathoms below
the surface, while tbe charts showed
2000 farhoms depth. This bank is
from five to ten miles in extent.
A world's record for deep sea net
dragging was made about ^5 miles
east of the Tonga group of island
in latitude 20 degrees .south. Specimens of marine life were brought
up from a depth of 4200 fathoms or
nearly five miles.
Shiii Hull  Klrcli'il   'IiiiiiiilIii^ [lihi rlor
Mini** III Op. 1 ml..!,.
A meeting of the directors of
the Cascade mining company was
held last evening. S. \V. Hall,
superintendent of the Iron Mask,
was appointed managing director,
and Wm. B. Townsend, vice-president. Arrangements were made for
the erection of buildings and packing in supplies for the winter's
The Cascade and Bonanza are
adjoinig properties and thc buildings
will be put up for the accommodation of both companies.
1 iniiHiiii,a |i*nri) Year*
New Vork,Nov. 1.—While workmen were clearing up a cellar formerly occupied by the late Dr.
Thomas S. Holmes, who had a drug
store in Brooklyn, they came across
a box secretly fastened, which was
found to contain the petrified head
and trunk ol a  girl   12   years   old.
The police made an investigation
and became satisfied that the skeleton was the property of Dr. Holmes
who, it is said, experimented with
an embalming process which he bad
used during thc civil war, and the
secret of which he died without revealing.    It was Dr, Holmes' boast
that he had discovered a process ot
embalming that would oss'ly bodici,
He was at work on it when be died.
A   ill'-   0ABOO«
Tin- Largest Cargo Ever Carried from
tin* i.iiin**.
Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 2.—
The most valuable grain cargo ever
carried on the Great lakes is being loaded in Duluth by the steamer
Howard Shaw. The Shaw is loading 36o,000 bushels of flax tor
Buffalo, and lhe Max is insured lot-
Si.00 pet bushel; this would make
the total value of the cargo $408,-
It Ruffled
His Temper
Tod Sloan Does Not Like
Loss of His Engagement With Prince
New York, Nov. a.—Tod Sloan's
temper is seriously ruffled by the
loss of his engagement with the
Prince of Wales, says a London
dispatch to the World.
"Have you been notified lhat
you will not be retained by the
Prince of Wales?" the jockey was
"No, but I guess it's true, all
lhe s-unc," was Sloan's reply.
"The feeling that has been stirred
up against American jockeys here
by soms of tbe swells and sporting
papers is the worst I ever knew.
The prince could not stand against
it, 1 suppose, and I will say nothing
against him.
"Do you intend to give up racing
here?" he was asked.
Will Not Give 1 |>.
"1 don't intend doing anything of
the kind, I have still as many offers to ride trom the best owners as
I want. I ride fair, do my best
every time and am not beaten yet.
You can tell them that in New
Maish, tbe Prince of Wales'
trainer, furnished information before it was communicated to Sloan,
and tbe prince, it is said, has rebuked him for it. Despite Sloan's
confidence, in himself, this cancelling of the Prince of Wales' engagement is considered the worst blow
lis has ever received, as other owners will surely  follow   suit.
Floor Gave Wa).
London,Nov. a.— While engaged
in tearing down an old building
here, Wesley Wilkins, aged 22, of
Mount Brvdges, was fatally injured
by the floor giving away. He died
in Ihe ambulance.
Alvord Held In Default of a
$150,000 Bond.
So the Magistrate Dlscharoed Him
But   He Was Arrested
Ex-Mayor  Strouu   Head.
New Vork,   Nov,   2.—Wm.   1
Strong, who was the last mayor of
the old city of New Vork, died early
this morning at his residence in t|,js
i.ummin t|i onTIONI
Ay Unll)' Cubic lo   Emm!   K< un.,1, A
< milium).
London,   Nov.   2. — [Special]—.
Le Roi, £,- 12s.
B. A. C, K>s, 6d.
New Vork, Nov. 2.—Magistrate
Fammer today discharged from
custody Comelus L. Alvord, the
defaulting note teller of the First
National, bank. The magistrate
said he was satisfied that he bad
no jurisdiction in the case. Alvord
was allowed to leave the court
room but as soon as he reached
the corridor he was rearrested by
United iStates marshal and taken
belore United States Commissioner
Hull ,I'IXoil
New Vork, Nov. a.—United
States Commissioner Shields held
Alvord in $150,000 bail for examination on Wednesday next. The
bail was not offered and Alvord was
taken to Ludlow street jail.
Ami    Now   l.l**.liliiiii*..     Strike!   I lilnn,
Killing *l»u> People
Shanghai, Oct. 30.—The Daily
News reports that a powder magazine at Nankin has been exploded
by lightning and that many persons
were killed or injured and much
property was destroyed.
wiiiImih iiooiii win Come iii America
mui Anmiiiii* Cniiiiiiiiinl.
New   Vo'k,   Nov,     t.—General
Win. Booth, commander iu chiel of
tbe Salvation Army, is coming here
next September to lake control of
the Salvation Army 111 the United
States, lor al least six months.
This announcement was made last
night by Commander Booth-Tucker
who said he had invited the general
to assist in lhe solution of several
problems, one of which was thai of
organizing and maintaining the farm
colonies which thc army was eslab-
lishing in some of the'states.
German) Doom n<u Want tin- Con I inn
Berlin, Oct. 31, The Cologne
Gazette authoritatively denies the
stories of Germany's contemplated
lease from Venezuela, of a coaling
station at the Island oi Margaritn,
and adds: "Germany does not covet any acquisition in the vicinity of
the American continent."
to Death
The    Provincial    Judge
and fWHtary Commandant*
Pao Ting Fu, Nov. 2.— The
commission of inquiry into the outrages on missionaries here has sentenced to death Tien Vang, tbe provincial judge, Wang Sbung, the
military commandant, Gen. Kin
and two other officials.
To i>. -in.> Temple
German and French troops will
garrison a* Pao Ting Fu tor the
winter. The preparations are complete, lor destroying, on Nov. j,
the most venerated temple in the
% Greenwood rail.
Rev. Wm. II. Anderson, M. A.,
late o Aylmer, Ont., has received
a unanimous any hearty call to become minister of the Presbyterian
church at Greenwood.
Smallpox n i>at%-*oii
Washington, Nov. 1.—Consul
McCook, of Dawson, in a report
just recived, dated a month ago, reports several cases of smallpox in
the pest bouse below Dawson, and
says it looks as it there might he a
serious outbreak of the disease at
Dawson this winter. Navigation is
abou   closed there.
Kj Special Train,
Toronto, Nov. 2.—Tbe party
managers are to adopt tbe campaign methods now in vogue in the
United States,  thai  of  chartering
special trains for the purpose of delivering political speeches through
certain sections of Ontariu.
Making iNri.ni Preparation tor u Rett
Oentnrj Celebration'
Tacoma, Oct. 31,—According lo
Vokohama advices the Buddhists of
fapan are making great efforts to
celebrate the beginning of thc new
century by active missionary work.
The recent arrival of some sacred
relics from Siam was made the occasion of an extraordinary demonstration of devotion lo lhe faith.
Tbe roads over which the relics
were borne were covered with cloth,
which was afterwards sold for to
times its value, realizing 1.2,000
They propose to colled 1,(1110,1100
yen and lo erect a grand building
as a repository for their treasures.
Alter this has been done they intend lo 1 iun their attention to charity and education.
Over Seventy
People   Witnessed   the
Big Celebration at
Halifax, Nov. 2. -The scenes „f
enthusiasm which attended the land.
ing of part oi tbe first contingent
from South Africa yesterday were
followed by wild revels at night. \
monster illuminated parade of mill",
tary and naval battalions, firemen,
fraternal and athletic organizations
and societies was witnessed by over
70,000 people.
Ho**    Wit hit rut*.*,
Tilspnburg, Ont., Nov. 2.—Asa
result ofthe conference between the
two factions'of the Liberal party in
Norfolk, J. C. Ross has withdrawn
from the contest.
la   Paralyzed*
Berkley, Cat., Nov. 2. — Lee Calhoun Duff is paralyzed from the
shoulders down from an injury received in football practice last week«
BIk I iii iiIii^i
Toronto, Nov. 2.— It is estimated
that lhe earnings of the Toronto
street railway for the present year
will reach nearly $1,500,0011.
Illl»   Itl'OI^II.'.l
Kingston, Ont. Nov. 2.—Today,
bis grace, Archbishop Lewis, resigned ihe chairmanship ol the
house of bishops, which means Ins
retirement as Metropolitan of
Canada. It is likely bishop Bon J
of Montreal will be his successor.
The records of divorce courts
show that divorce has become either
an epedemic or a habit. Divorces
ar» obtained in the states on frivolous grounds. In too many cases
marriage was evidently entered into
as a speculation. One party to iht
marriage bad money, while lhe
other had none. The party without money would then proceed to
make life so unpleasant for the
party with money lhat that parly
would make a sacrifice of money to
gel out of a had scrape.
In Chicago, the proportion ol divorces to marriage is one to every
five. The high divorce ratio might
be considered exceptional if other
cities did not appronch unpleasantly
near it. In Baltimore, a quiet,
conservative southern city, the
ratio is one to nine. Friendly di*
vorces, so called, are especially objectionable.
When divorce is applied lor on
grounds so slight that the parties
rcniair, pending proceedings, on
friendly terms with each other, *'
reasonable conclusion is that the
grounds upon which the application
is based arc frivolous. Money or
illicit love may be the real cause,
while some other respectable cause
is named in tbe application.
Judges are often induced to grant
divorces on frivolous grounds b)
lhe presumption tbat if the petition
is denied the couple will be doomed
lo an unhappy married life. Thi"
presumption is not always borne
out by facts. When a couple seek
divorce on slight provocation the
denial ol divorce may induce th*
parties to remove the cause of complaint.     11   may   be found   thai th*
situation is not bo bad us it appear*"
lo be.     Willi   a   liberal divorce law
to construe,  judges may materiall)
decrease the ratio ol divorces t0
marriages. VERY SAD AFFAIR
VVoman Shot by Accidental
Discharge of Pistol
Chicago, Nov. 6.—By the acci-
cidental "Charge of a revolver last
u'^ght Clarence Burkley Beardsley,
a man of wealth and well known in
the city business circles, shot and
killed his wife Maud Bowker Beard-
s|ey. The accident occured in the
family iippartment of the Macintosh, 379 Superior street. The
victim on receiving the shot, fell to
^P floor with a scream, and was
Jratfged up by her busbasd to die
jn his arms. In handling the revolver from which the bullet made
the fatal wound Mr. Beardsley
was endeavoring to instruct her
how to frighten a way any burglars
who might pry about the house
during bis absence on a business
trip which be whs on tbe point of
making to the Pacific coast. After
explaining it thoroughly, he laid
the weapon on the table. By some
means it was knocked off and on
striking the floor it exploded, the
bullet lodging about the heart.
A Hurglary ol   lln-   old Time  Varlrl)
l-.». aped   Willi  Hoot)'
Spokane, Nov. 6.—Burglars en-
ttred the store of 11. Johnson last
night, breaking through the skylight and lowering a ladder into the
store. They secuied a considerable
booty in jewelry and fire arms.
Killed In a Mnr.i-
Toronto, Nov. 6.—Miss Augusta
Magee, 7H years of age, was almost
instantly killed by being knocked
down by a horse while crossing a
mad on Jarvis street yesterday afternoon.     The   old ladv   came here 1
g«r K, Duryea died since the accident which has made his son's case
famous in the history ol surgery.
Duryea's sisters arc contesting
the will, but he bids fair to outlive
the time, which, under the provisions of the document, will make
him the permanent owner of the
bulk of a vast fortune.
Thirty two   WarMilua wm   H(,   „„,,,
Next  Year
New York, Nov. ().-~The next
congress will be asked for an appropriation more than double that
of any previous vear.
It is proposed to build thirty-two
vessels of 151,6001 tons displacement. The torpedo boats recommended by Dewey's policy board
will not be built. Ships proposed
are more formidable than any yet
NUT   t.Ol.li   BIT   BULVVBi
Strange ltevelallon« lu Palmer Hlonn
lalu   Stockholder* Hoodwinked
Loomis, Wash., Nov. 6.— The
Bull Frog people 18 months ago
purchased the Wyandotte property
consisting of 12 claims and a cyanide mill —an immense plant erected
at great cost—exclusively for the
working of gold ore. The vein on
the Wyandotte is traced for 3000
feet with a tunnel 200 feet—all in
ore, the assays of which together
with 1000 tons on the dump, give
an average of 18 ounces silver and
30 per cent lead. The property
was sold for a nominal sum, for the
reason, it is supposed, that the
management were afraid to inform
the stockholders that the entire
values were silver, after their heavy
expenditures for working a gold
Andrew Howick Killed in the
Nickel Plate Mine.
Train Him   Over Mini
ingersoll, Out., Nov. 6,—The
body of Hugh Lockhart, locally
known as    "Yorkie," found on the
Irom Picton to spend the holiday in Grand Trunk tracks, a short dishonor of the returning heroes, with tance west of the station here yes-
her sister. terday.     Deceased was supposed to
have been struck and run over by a
freight train.
Tbe United States census returns
show that the three cities in the
state of Washington of Seattle,
Tacoma and Spokane have made
ihe greatest advance 111 population
of any three cities in the union.
l.tVCKLLYMK'S   III. 1111.
Street Duel
In Republic
Count  Houl   Inl» tlie '•I'arcluiouioii*
Hand"  Reduced to SI 500 a am
New   York,   Nov.   6.—The   four
brothers ot  the   countess,   together   caHed an inquest for 2   o'clock   this
Rossland, B. C, November 6,-*-
The tlag Hying at half mast over
the Nickel Plate shaft of the Great
Western mines today signalled that
a fatality had occurred there this
Inquiry at the B. A. C. offices,
from Dr. Reddick the coroner and
from other sources, elicited the following statement. Andrew Howick, a mucker, was doing some temporary work at the 500-toot level of
the Nickel Plate vertical shaft,where
a platform bad been placed, cutting
off the passage of the skips to the
000-foot level, or bottom of the
shaft, Above Howick, at the 400-
loot station, two muckers named
Munroe and Baxter were at work
and it is said that Howick warned
Munroe that be was at work below
him and to be carelul to not allow
any rock to tall on him and also to
keep the cage oil him. Munro, it
is said, told Baxter about Howick,
so that both men were aware that a
man was at work 100 feet below
and directly under them, At the
400-foot station chairs were in position to prevent the cage trom going any further down.
The men went on shift this morning as usual and about 9 o'clock
Baxter, it is stated, heard as he
thought Howick striking on the
pipe for the cage. Accordingly he
pulled out the chairs and signalled
tbe engineer to send the skip down
to the Goo-foot level. The cage
passed on down and although the
engineer slowed up in passing or
attempting to pass the 5oo-foot station, the cage caught poor Howick
and simply crushed him to death.
The temporary platform of course
held the cage and Baxter, fearing
an accident, went down the ladder
way, only to find the mangled remains of Howick underneath the
cage. Assistance was at once obtained, Howick was brought to the
surface and Dr. Bowes quickly arrived on the scene, but the unfortunate man must have been killed instantly as he was quite dead when
he surface was 1 cached.
Dr.   Reddick    was   notified   and
first to last has been exemplary.
Not a single case of serious crime
has been brought to my notice, indeed, nothing deserving the name
of crime. I have trusted in the
men's own soldierly feelings and
good sense and they have borne
themselves like heroes on the
battlefield, and like gentlemen on
all other occasions."
Lord Roberts explains that he
thus appeals because of the distressing and discreditable scenes re-
sultingfrom injudicious friendsspeed-
ing the parting soldiers by shoving
bottles of spirits in their hands and
Uae» ou the   Hot-kin,  I*  Henalrod and
then SmaalieN Into  a  Wharf.
Montreal, Nov. -,.—The Dominion line S. S. Jones, which recently
touched bottom ofl' Use Rond, while
leaving port and was compelled to
go to Levis Graving dock for repairs, is again in trouble. She left
port this morning for Liverpool, and
when five miles down the harbor
her rudder refused to act and she
crashed into the wharf sustaining
injuries to her bow. She had a
cargo of 5000 tons and livestock.
The cargo is not damaged. The
vessel returned here for examination
and repairs. The accident was due
to defective steering gear.
Strategic Points In Danger
of Capture.
vi i:i.u*nii» m:\iioii
Arrive* from Nome with a Hall' ""III-
lion  In (>oid
Seattle, Nov. 6.—The Senator
arrived from Nome with Gold Mine
Receiver McKenzie aboard in charge
of officers. He declines to make
any statement in regard to his alleged shortage excepting that he
w ill fight the charge to a finish.
Over $500,000 in bullion is in the
holders. The Senator' brings a
terrible story of the desertion of
three men on Nelson island left
there by tbe schooner Casper.
The story of the loss of the Roanoke is without foundation. The
boat was at St. Michael at the time
the Senator sailed.
Bullets   From Rifle and
Pistol    Fly    Thick
and Fast.
with her sister Helen have contributed a lump sum from their $135,
000,000 fortune to pay Castellaine's
debts. It is rumored that George
Gould; the newly appointed administrator of his sister's estate has
made a daily allowance of $1500
to the  Castellaines.
Our Gallant
Lord Roberts Pays His
Tribute to Contin
gent Officers
'■ '**•"       Bj A«aociat*<l Prer*.
Republic, Nov. 6.—A desperate
and reckless street fight occured at
N o'clock last night between Frank
Wells and Ed Lalbrop.
Wells had given evidence against
Lathrop in a lawsuit in Spokane.
Lathrop, on meeting Wells in Republic, gave him a severe beating.
Weill armed himself with a rifle
•■nd went hunting tor his man. He
Bred lour shots at him in the open
Mreet, L.itbrop returning three
"*liots from bis revolver, and then
lushed into a crowded saloon.
Wells followed and emptied his rifle
into the crowd, aud Lathrop returned fire as long as he had a shot
The adjoining buildings all are
marked with bullets, and it is nothing short of miraculous that no one
was hurt.
Both parties were tried before
the municipal judge and fined tbe
lull limit  of the city's ordinance,
^i00 and costs.
I'll.HIS   WITH   IIHIIKI N   M< •**
Waiter ii  iHirjin Battle* ior Fortune
i.eit b] iii* Father,
Brooklyn,   Nov.  6.   Walter IL
Duryea has made a railwaj journey j 16 games simultaneously blindfold-
of 3*7 miles with bis broken neck ed, winning ta, losing_ three  ■""l
in a plaster of paris   cast   to   be   in j drawing one
Brooklyn, N. Y., at the commencement of his legal battle to retain the
fortune left him by his father.   Ed- .
London, Nov. 6. Lrod Roberts
reports to lhe war office that
Smith-Dorien states that Major
Saunders and Captain Chalmers,
of the Canadian Mounted rifles behaved with great gallantry in action
Saunders rode out under a heavy
fire to bring in a 11011 commissioned officer. Saunders was wounded
and his horse killed, and Chalmers
went to his assistance. Saunders
implored him to leave, but was refused, and the gallant Chalmers
was, I grieve to   say,  killed..
Remarkable Gltesa Plajrtngi
Montreal, Nov. 5. -H. N. Pills-
bury, chess champion of the United
afternoon. It remains to be seen if
the evidence given before the coroner substantiates the story given.
If Howick had wanted the skip sent
down he could have signalled trom
his own station to the engineer, but
would have been obliged to go to
the level above to get the chairs
removed so that the skip could pass
Howick was a married man and
leaves a wife and two small children to mourn bis untimely end.
He lived in the eastern section of
the city, near the Columbia cemetery. The body was removed to
Lockhart & Jordan's undertaking
establishment where it now lies.
Auction Off
Madrid, Nov. 3.—The Liberal
organs, referring to the Carlists
movement,call upon the government
of annihilate with out pity a party
which they consider a disgrace to
Spain. Arms and compromising
documents have been seized at the
house of a Carlist.
Strategic    Point*.
Paris, Nov. 3.—A correspondent
says that if troops are not sent immediately to Pugiserida and See
de Durgel these towns of great
strategic importance will fall into
the bands of Carlists, who will then
be master of the upper valley of
Segree and will be able to obtain
arms from France and Anderra.
lion Carlo Talk*.
Venice, Nov. 3,—Don Carlos,
the Spanish pretender, declares
that tbe present rising in Spain was
contrary to his orders and would
retard instead of promoting his
efforts to secure his   rights.
!*lailY Hulled
Madrid, Nov. 3,—Many Carlists
notabilities have been exiled, including the curate of a parish in
Madrid. Tbe closing of the Car-
list clubs, the arrest of Carlists and
the searching of suspected quarters
continue in the province.
Oom   Paul   Is    Looking
After His Financial
London, Nov, (">.—Lord Roberts
has cabled tbe war ollice that former President Steyn in a speech
to Delareys burghers on October
22, said Mr. Kruger, who has
gone to Europe in order to "get
intervention," and that if he failed
"The Transvaal would be auction-
oil to the highest bidder."
Conduct Was
General Roberts' Tribute
to Our Soldiers in
South Africa.
London, Nov. 3. Lord Roberts
sends from Pretoria a Striking appeal to his countrymen fO refrain
from turning the welcome of the
home coming of the troops into a
orgie. 'He expresses the sincere
hope that the welcome will not take
the form ot treating lo stimulants
and "thus lead to excesses thai will
States, yesterday afternoon played ! lend to degrade those whom the
simultaneously 2O members ot the I nation delights   to  honor and  not
BIGGEST of «.«»!.li Nl GGBTfl
Montreal chess club, winning 20,
drawing three and losing two
games.    In ihe evening  he   played
\fter this remarkable feat he defeated James Growd-
sky, lately of the Brooklyn club, in
two gameii
lower the soldiers of the Queen in
the eyes of the world which has
watched with undisguised admiration the grand work they have performed to their sovereign and country "     He says:
"I am very proud to be able to
record with the most absolute truth
that the conduct of thi* [army   from
Netl   Vork   Annus   Oltlre   Iteceltcr* One
li-oni Hrili-li ( oliniiliiu
New York, Nov. 2,—The biggest
nugget of gold ever received at the
assay ollice in Wall street, according to Superintendent Mason, arrived yesterday from a mining company in British Columbia. It was
consigned to the New Vork agents
ofthe Hank of Montreal. The nugget contained a fraction over 753
pounds ol the solid yellow metal,
and is valued at $151,000. It came
in a solid COne, and stood about two
feet high,     Thil cone  was wrapped
in canvaa and fitted with an oblong
box made of two-inch planks, and
heavily bound with iron. The gold
w i^ held firmly in the box by two
wooden wedges driven in trom the
top, Two heavy iron rings were
set in the sides of the rough box,
and through these were fitted
wooden bars, by which the box was
lifted, li required four men to remove it from the truck in the assay
ollice to the scales.
IMadc it 1 nploaiani n»r mm
Montreal, Nov. 6.— Percival   W.
St. George,  for ihe past  18 years
city surveyor, has resigned owing
to persecutory methods of the new
chairman of road committee, Alderman Martineau,
Sloan'*   lllmiiimal   In   Hopularl)   Received lu   England.
London, Nov. 3.--The Prince of
Wales' dismissal of Tod Sloan is
received with joy by the racing
world of England as a significant
indication of the feeling against
American jockeys and trainers. The
prince yielded to the popular clamor
while the methods and manners of
a number of self advertising American owners have undoubtedly given
the Jockey Club an excuse for its
present attitude. Sloan is much
chagrined. His retainer was to
have been £.5000. He had other
oilers of a like amount, but now
the prince has thrown him over, no
English owner is likely to employ
him as first jockey.
Sloan is to return to the United
States November 14, but the story
that he does not intend to applj for
a license here in 1901 is regarded
as being at least premature. Leigh,
trainer of Frank Gardner's stable,
which Sloan manages, and whose
application tor a license to train at
Newmarket caused so much of the
present trouble, has secured quarters at Epsom. Twenty-six American yearlings have already arrived
there. Rigby will not apply for a
license for 1901, as he is engaged
by Madame Memier to ride in
France. Morgan, Edie and Jones
go to Australia.
A Queen
the Heroine
he is being nursed by the queen.
She is none the worse for her experience.
street tar Strike.
Kingston, |amaica, Nov. 3,—
Tbe strike of tbe employes of the
Canadian-American street railway
is serious. The set vice is almost
at a standstill. A few cars are running under police protection and a
strong body of police has been
called out to guard the workers
from assault.
KxploKlon Attended   with   Great !.<>••
ol  tulle.
Phillippi, W. Va., Nov. 3.—The
Berryburg coal mines were blown
up, 32 killed and over 106 wounded.
The greatest calamity that ever occurred in this state. The mines belong the to Southern Coal and Coke
The Helical t'avalry.
London, Nov. 3, The Pall Mall
Gazette publishes a dispatch from
Tohow, dated October 28, which
says heavy lighting has occurred on
tbe mountain on the Shan Si frontier. An Anglo-German force of
1500 men commanded by Col. Von
Herman, stormed Tsching Kung
pass. The Chinese occupied a
strong position on the crest and
stubbornly resisted. They poured
1 hot enfilading fire on the advance
party of eighty Germans, under
Major Von Forrester, but the British Bengal cavalry and mounted
sappers, dismounting and scaling
the heights, turned tbe enemy's
flank and relieved the Germans.
In Indian Murdered.
Vernon, Nov. 4.—Reports have
reached here of the murder at
Penticton, of Antoine by two other
siwasbes named Donald aud Edward Jack. The murder was an
atrocious one. Antoine's head was
beaten to a jelly with an axe. The
murderers are still at  large.
Quiet Reception
For Kruger
No Demonstrations Will
Greet Oom Paul's Arrival in Europe.
The  Quen   of   Portugal
Saves the Life of
a Boatman-
London,   Nov. 5.—The  greatest
satisfaction is expressed here because of the refusal of the Oueen of
the Netherlands to give an official
reception to ex-President Kruger
upon his arrival in that countr),and
also because of tbe action of the
Brussels authorities in refusing to
permit any demonstration when Mr.
Kruger reaches Belgium.
The remaining battalion of the
Royal Canadian regiment left for
home today.
It is reported that Kruger is seriously ill on the Dutch warship
Gelderland, on which he is journeying to Europe. This report is probably another version ot tbe recent
report that Mr. Kruger was suffering Irom seasickness.
New Vork, Nov. 5.—The Queen
Of Portugal, at Cascals, a fashionable seaside resort, made a thrilling I
rescue and is now a heroine in the
eves of all her subjects, says a Lisbon dispatch to the |ournal and
Tbe Queen was on the beach
idly watching Catalo doom, her
boatman, bringing his boat ashore.
Suddenly B wave overturned the
boat.       CrOOm's   arm   was   broken
and he was overcome by the undertow. The queen, who is an expert
swimmer,seeing that he wns drown-
ing,sprang into the sea in her clothing before any of her attendants
could prevent her. She swam to
the boatman'*- side and held him up
until persons on shore put OUl in
ho its and rescued both. Croom
was taken to the royal palace where
Pretoria, Nov. 5.—Gen. French
arrived at the spring, a few miles
Irom Johannesburg, alter a difficult
march from Barberton. He has
lost 150O transport oxen since his
advance from Macadorp. It is believed thai the plan oi moving large
bodies of troops about the country
will now be abandoned and that the
complete subjugation ol the country will be at templed by means ol
garrisons in the district towns
which will be supplied with provisions and made the bases lor
n minted troops, who will scour
the country round the batis, Lord
Roberts, belore starting on bis return to England thai ked bis
bodyguard for their efficient services
and presented to ench    of   tbe   men
an autograph photograph ol himself. The principal member of
Lord Roberts old stall will leave
tonight lot England. Colonel
Hamilton has been appointed military secretary to General Kitchener,
on whom the military command has
devolved.      The   new   headquarters
stall is being rapidly installed. THE DIUKL, "StjOCAK, Tft. C., NOYEMttF.T. Ii. 1000.
i, w>
*"C. E. Smithkrixoale, Editor and Prop.
SLOCAN,      -      -       -       •      B. C.
Legal Advertising 10 cants a line for
• tlie first insertion and 5 cunts a line each
•subsequent insertion.
Certificates of Improvement, $10 each.
Transient advertisements at same rates
as legal ad veitising.
Locals will be charged 10 cents a line
•for each insertion.
Commercial Kates made known upon
The Subscription is 12 per year, strictly in advance; $2.60 a year if not so paid.
Address all letters to—
Slocan, B. C.
Workingmen, follow your leaders.
•Ralph Smith and A. W. Puttee have
'been elected. They want tbe help of
<!bris Foley.   Vote for him.
A vote for Foley is indicative of thc
endorsatioii of the government ownership of all public franchises, inclusive of railways and telegraphs'.
Socialism aims to have every human being supplied with the necessaries of life and remunerative employment, and to adopt a social and
industrial system that put an end to
,all forms of usury.
Here is the roll of honor for the Independents, elected on Wednesday;
Charlton, McCarthy,McEwen, Futtee,
Richardson, Oliver and Ralph Smith.
To this number will be added Chris
•■Foley on the 21st.
The elections are over and Laurier
and his French majority rule the
roost, as big as ever. Every Conservative leader but John Haggart went
-down to defeat. The load of Tup-
peristn was too much for them to
'carry.       ___________
Friends ot Labor gathered mnch
.-comfort from Wednesday's elections.
Chris Foley will not be alone in his
'Struggle for the  right   Let every
workingman in the riding buckle to
the contest and give him a bumper
majority. ____________
McKinley was re-elected president
of the United States, on Tuesday, by
i an increased majority. Bryan and
free silver will have to waft a little
-longer. If Bryan had left the Boer
cause alone, he would have had more
sympathy from the Canucks in his
i defeat.
Foley stands in Btrong opposition
and condemnation ofthe employment
.-of children of tender years in any
-calling, and wants all industries to
come under efficient government inspection. This is in line with the
best interests of the toiler, so plump
your vote for the redoubtable Chris.
True to its name, the Independent
Labor Party in this riding lias cut
loose from the thraldom of tbe Liberals and Conservatives and is standing
on an independent basis. They encourage the freedom of thought and
.action, and they are best fitted to
guage the requirements of the laborer,
because they are mainly toilers.
'Canucks, show your independence
and boost for Foley.
Unionism is nothing if it is not
•meant to be co operative. Union men
should remember this and nil bran-
, dies of organized labor should work
-together for the advancement of their
own interests and for the good of the
/common cause of humanity.   Don't
be content with being a mere mem-
•Tier of a union, but endeavor to carry
out the principles of unionism. Entourage and assist your fellow-toilers
ot every calling in life, and, above
all be true to those who are of the
same household of faith.
That socialism is making rapid
headway in this country is not to be
denied, particularly in the western
section. Canada, however, is not
alone in this respect, as the United
States shows healthy progress, the
people, as they get to understand the
principles of socialism, realizing that
it comes nearer meeting the various
phases of their existence than any
■ether cult. In South Dakota—the
•first territory on the continent to make
-tho experiment—the people have
adopted the initiative and referendum, and it Is glying the greatest
satisfaction. Not only docs it permit
of direct legislation by the people, but
it has cleansed politics to u remarkable extent. Canadian legislators
would do well to copy .South Dakota
in this matter, even it be only to purify the politics of the country.
J. M. Williams and wife have gone
to England.
Newspapers of ancient date for sale
at this office.
"Shady" Giegcrich, Sandon, spent
Sunday in this burg.
The piping arrived Tuesday for the
Brandon waterworks.
Locomotive 314 went north Monday
to Revelstoke for repairs.
Chief Engineer Crosbio of thc Slocan left for Tacoma on Saturday.
New lino of fashionable ladies' satin
blouses just in.   Bennett & Co.'s.
What is tho matter with the government repairs to Delaney ave. ?
Half a dozen pianos have come to
town during the last month or so.
A. Bolderston is purchasing the
stationery stock from R. A.Bradshaw.
Large assortment of Perrin's kid
gloves. Each pair guaranteed. Bennett & Co.'s.
The Fallen Angel avenue is being
built npand the population is rapidly increasing.
Latest ideas in skirt ends just arrived, in fancy plaids and checks.
Bennett & Co.'s.
Bobby Allen is taking out part of
hispacktrain today to Little Slocan
lake for the winter.
Rev. Mr. Ferguson, of Sandon,will
preach in the Presbyterian church a
week from Sunday.
Sunday was simply Immense and
the boys took advantage of it by having a baseball match.
The Miss Funks will famish the
music for the K. of P. ball at New
Denver next Thursday.
Walter Clongh was here Friday.
He is now with the C.P.R, telegraph
outfit on Kootenay lake.
Several parties through the Slocan
who had votes in Brandon, Man.,
took pleasure trips of late.
An extra baggage car passed
through Sunday from thc main line
for service in tho Boundary*
Capt. Fitzstubbs, of Nelson, once
known as "the uncrowned king of
Kootenay," was here Saturday.
The City Hotel was formally opened to the public on Friday night by a
ball.   There was a good attendance.
Harry Thorburn, of Silverton, was
married at Nelson, Monday evening,
to Miss McLean, of Fredericton, N.B.
This evening the junior Christian
Endeavorers will hold their annual
entertainment  in the  Presbyterian
W. Thompson and J. O'Neil, two
of New Denver's bright youths, came
down Saturday eve to take in the
city.   They took.
A. A. Webb, of Silverton, was
married at Nelson, Tuesday, to Miss
Jessie McKinnon, of Silverton, sister
of James McKinnon.
Football Betray.—Owners can have
samo by calling at the Hicks House
and paying $2 for a broken window
and this advertisement.
Arlington Basin Store is now open
for business. Full line of gents' furnishings, boots and rubber goods is
kept in stock. Lowest prices and all
goods guaranteed.
Keen interest was shown in the
Dominion election returns by tho big
crowd assembled in the Arlington on
Wednesday night. Party lines were
easily distinguished.
A petition waB circulated here yesterday and freely signed, praving
the commissioners to grant no more
liquor licenses in this town, there now
being eight hotels here.
Rev. F. H. Bartlett, of Silverton,
will preach in the Methodist church
Alex. Rogers,
Tonsorial Artist.
The Leading Parlors:
Provincial Land Surveyor & Mining
SLOCAN. - - B. C.
The Murcutt Branch.
ok thk W.C.T.U., Blocan,
Meets tbe second Thursday in each month
nt A p.m. Next meeting in the l'res-
byterlanoharch, All meetings oj>en
to those wishing t; join.
Mhh. \V. J, AmdbbwSi Mhs. T. K. Hall
President. Cor. Secretary.
NOTICE is hereby given that we in-
teml to applv to the Hon the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license to cut nnd carry away timber
from the following described land, situated in the Slocan City Mining Division
of W-st Kootenay District, Province of
liritish Columbia:—Commencing nt a
post on the north side of Springer creek,
about 1000 feet north from the upper, or
"Provost," bridge; thence south-easterly
at right angles to Springer creek ni)
chains; thence nt right amies southwesterly 160chains; thence at right an-
gleb north-westerly 00chains; thence 160
chains to the point of comniencem nt,
containing UOO acres more or less.
Dated this 24th davof August, 1000.
Non-Personal Liability,
By J. Fhask Cou.o.m, Managing Director,
next Sunday, morning and evening.
Rev. Mr. Roberts is to be in Kaslo,
supplying for Mr. Wood.
The British Columbia Mining Record, ot Victoria purpose getting out
a special Xmas supplement. It will
be more complete even than last
year's excellent number.
Wednesday a meeting of those interested was hold in the Presbyterian
church, to arrange for the holding of
the usual Xmas tree and entertainment for the Sunday school children.
The election returns from the
United States were bulletined at the
Slocan Hotel on Tuesday evening.
Not one in the large crowd present
felt pleased over McKinley's election.
Gwiilim & Johnson,
B. C
and Glassware.
Wc are tho exclusive dealers in
these goods in the town. Largest
stock on the lake to select from.
Large assortment.   In
also we have somo special bargains.   Latest Patterns.
Pioneer Livery
and Feed Stables,
Slocan, B. C.
General Packing and Forwarding attended to at the
shortest Notice.
Saddle and Pack Horses for
hire at reasonable rates.
Worden Bros,
Teamsters &
General Draymen.
Boarding Stahles; Saddle Horses for
Hire at Reasonable Rales.
Wood and Coal for Sale.
Agency for the Gait Coal Co.,
Leth bridge.
Orders for Coal to lie nccompanled
by cash nnd left at the Office:
Mines,   Real Estate, Insurance, Accountant.
Abstracts   of   Titles Furnished.
Slocan,      - B.  C.
My third bi? shipment of Heating
Stoves and Ranges for the season
will soon be here.
McClary's Stoves took the gold medal
at the Paris Exposition.
Sole Dealer in Slocan for
these Stoves.
Write us
a Letter.
If you have any need in the
jewelry line, however small,
just write us about it.
Our new ip>i dialogue
contains photograph i of
many hundred! oi our
choicest pieces, and will
be sent you free.
We guarantee safe delivery
—prepay charges and cheerfully refund money if you so
EnUbllwhm*   IS54.
R.yrie Bros.,
Yon go end Adelaide Sts.,
Agents for the—
B. Laurence Spectacles,
Eyeglasses, and Snow-
Eyes tested and perfect
satisfaction guaranteed.
J. L. WHITE 6c Co.
To Independent Labor Party Supporter*.
THE impression prevails that voters in
the coming Dominion election can
vote any place in the Riding. This is not
so. All Independent Voters take notice
that you must vote in the Provincial
Riding in which you are registered.
Also, take notice that the Yale-Cari-
boo-Kootenay election takes place on
Nov. 21, or about that date, due notice
of which will be given when definitely
Independent Labor Party
Slocan, Nov. 1, 1900.
for Slocan.
Nelson's Japanese Goods
are here at last and he invites the good people of
Slocan to come and see
them. Space will not permit just now to give prices
and range. Come and see
for yourself.
As an inducement, Nelson
will pay fare up and return
and meal here to all who
purchase $12.00 worth of
Goods from him.
Nelson's Dmi & Bookstore,
New Denver, B. C.
Mepdeit Labor Party,
Adopted in Convention at Nelson
on the 3rd of October, 1900
1. Free compulsory education.
2. Legal working day of eight hours.
3. Government inspection of all industries.
4. Abolition of contract system on
all public works.
5. Public ownership of all franchises.
ft. Prohibition of Asiatic immigration and the regulation nf all immigration by an educational test us to immigrant's fitness, and the abolition of all
special inducements and privileges to
foreign immigrants to settle in thu Dominion.
7.    Abolition of child labor under 12
S.   Abolition of  the |25U deposit required of all candidates for the Dominion
0. Compulsory arbitration of all labor disputes.      ,
10. Prohibition   of   prison   labor   in
competition with fro i labor.
11. All election days to be made public holidays.
12. Abolition of Dominion Senate.
Fellow-Laborers,your vote
and influence are solicited on behalf of:
Chris Foley
The Labor Candidate.
Leave Your Order With
A. David,
For a Nice Fall Suit. Perfect  Fit Guaranteed.      We use only Al
Trimmings and the Finish is First Class.
MAIN STREET, SLOCAN.        Three Doors South of Postoflice.
Our large Stock has been increased by a carload ot
Canned Goods, direct j from Ontario. Thev are this
season's pack and we guarantee them. All kinds of
Vegetables and Fruits.
 T. McNeish 6c Co.
Just Arrived
Half a carload of Steel
Ranges and Heating
Stoves. Call and see
our display before purchasing elsewhere.
McCallum & Co
Dealers in General Hardware,
Agents for Crow's Nest Domestic
and Blacksmith Coal.
Certificate of \nwwA
Kiln Fractional Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located :—On the north fork
of Springer creek.
TAKE NOTICE that 1, Arthur S. Far-
well, acting as agent for Ito'-ert I. Kirkwood, No. B2R881, and Charles B.Smith*
eringale, No. B26819, intend, sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the
.Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the pin piisi* ni obtaining
a Crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that ection.
under section A", must lie commenced
iit'fori* the issuance of such certilicate of
Dated this 15thdav ofSeptenit>er,l(>OI).
21.9*00 '  A. 8. PARWKLL
Speculator Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Slocan  City Mining Division of tho West Kootenay District
Where located :—On the  north fork
of Springer creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Arthur 8. Far-
well, acting as agont for Robert I. Kirk-
wood, No. B96881, and Thomas Kilpat-
rick, No. B48837, intend,sixty days from
the date hereof, to apply t* tint Mining
Recorder for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown grant of the above claim.
Ami further taku notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
Dated this lHtlidavof September.l'.IOO.
21-0 00 A. 8. FARWELL
Ml ne ni I Mountain and  Speculator Fraction Mineral Claim*.
Situate in the Slocan City Mining Division of the West Kootenay District.
Where located:—On lhe north fork
of Springer creek.
TAKF NOTICE that 1, Arthur S. Far-
well, acting as agent for Roliert I Kirkwood, Free Miner's Certificate No.B3G881
intend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section  .!7, must  1* commenced
before the Issuance of such certificates oi
Dated this lHth day of Septeraber.lflOO
21-'.i-00 A. S. FARWELL
Koseliuil, (HmphlO, Oraphla Fraction and
IIhIkuiii Mineral Claim*).
Situate in tho Slocan City Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where loeattdl On tho divide between Ten Mile and Springer creeks.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Archie Main-
waring .lohnson, free minor's certificate
No. I?;>i!!M)l, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a
Crown (rrant of the above, claims.
And further lake notice that action,
under i!7, must he commenced before the
issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.
Dated this 8th day of September, 1000.
and Jeweler.
A full line of
Watches, Diamonds,
Clocks, Jewelry, Plat-
edware and Spectacles
always in stock.
Repairing a specialty and all work
loft at The Drill office will be forwarded. Mail orders promptly attended to.
Baker Street, Nelson.
Closing Out These Lines :
Forty single Oasoline Lamps, original
price, fl2 60; now, ?H. Ten double Oa.«-
oline Lamps, original prici f 15; now.fl:.'.
fill Medicinal Delts, now f5; |10 Medicinal Batteries,now |5: $15Medicinal Batteries, now fl ; 40 children's Novelty
Safety Swings, fl. 100 Hand Oil Paintings of Kootenay, size 15x2(1 and 20x30,
worth f25 and $50 each, selling at flu
and $15, including beautiful burnished
gilt frames; most suitable present of the
day. All kinds of l'ictures selling at cost.
Picture Framing a specialty. Prices
guaranteed the lowest in Kootenay. Nov-
elty Scissors, Novelty Electric Necktie
Lamps, etc. Ooodl sent O.O.D. when
depositaccompaniesorder andall mailorders will receive prompt attention, al -
Nelson, II. C.
Stan City Miners' log,
No. 62, W. F. of H.
Still continue to operate
first-class Sleepers on
all trains from Revelstoke and Kootenay
Landing; also Tourist
Cars,passing Dunmore
Junction daily for 5t.
Paul; Saturdays for
flontreal and Boston;
Mondays and Thursdays for Toronto. The
same cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.
No trouble to quote
rates and give you a
pointer regarding the
Eastern Trip you contemplate taking. Fall
and Winter schedule
now effective.
Por time-tables, rates, and full information call on or address nearest
Election., I
Meets every  Wednesday evening
in the Music Hall, Slocan City, at local agent, Ot
7.io ri m  Visiting brethren cordially I
Invited  o   ttend.
W.J. ADCOi I ;        T, P   v., A.<i. P   \ ,
Ni'i on Vancouvei'
Agent, Blocan Citj
.1. COYLE,


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