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Array C:_-'  ri  if  VOL..6.���������NO. 44.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 18,   1903.  2.00 PER YEAR  Local News Notes.  Win. Hunter, of Silverton, was in  town on Thursday.  The talk of the town is the cheap  fancy shirt-display at Atherton's.  Take notice that the dato of the rival  concert in Union hall is Tuesday April  28 th.  The Republic mine at Slocan has another car of ore at the wharf awaiting  shipment.  Easter past off very quietly; Sandon  had the appearance of the. deserted village in earnest.  D. Moore, ore buyer for the Trail  smelter, wa8 touring: the Slocan this  week looking up contracts.  The building material for the Payne  zinc plant has arrived by C. P. R. and  is being transferred to the K. & S. for  deliverv.  Mrs. F. S. Attwbod, who was visiting  her aunt, Mrs, Fallows, and stayed over  to attend the ball ou Monday evening,  returned to Kaslo the following day.  y The Payne is shipping its zinc to the  Trail smelter. Fifty tons have already  buen sent out, three cars will be shipped  in a few days and more will follow dur-  .  ing the coming week.  A couple of our young ladies cams to  grief on Thursday while going to Three  Forks on a hand-car. When about half  _ the distance and going a lively gait, the  car shot off the track and the ladies off  the car. There was a general mix-up of  skirts, shovels, picks and barrels, but  beyond a severe jar no one was seriously hurt.  Geo. Robbins and F. H. Hawkins, as-  sayers, spent Sunday in New Denver.  The curlers held a meeting on Tuesday evening and wound up the business  of the season.  Get one of those cheap fancy shirts at  Atherton's before they are all gone.  Only 50 cents.  ��������� The rival concert which was announced to be held on April the 23rd has  been postponed to Tuesday, April 28th.  While the surrounding townsarebusy  cleaning up their back yards, the snow  is so deep in Sandon, that'you can't see  the fences around them.  H. Murhard'is painting, repapering  and fixing up the interior of the Sandon  Chop House, preparatory to starting up  again before long. c  Aid. Thos. Brown, men's furnisher, is  packing up his goods and shipping them  to Phoenix, where he will start up  again in business shortly.  Thos. McGuigan, manager of tht  American Boy, arrived in town Tuesday  from Spokane and is making preparations to reopen the mine which will be  in afew days now that the likelihood of  danger from snowslides is passed. A  small force only will put on for short  whije owing to the' spring freshets at  this time of the year, and when the  mine is sufficiently dry to receive an increase in the force it will done.  Rev. Father Cote, who has been in  charge of the Slocan mipsion, with  headquarters in Sandon, the past three  years, leaves in a short time for Fire  Valley, near Sudbury, to assume charge  of that parish. The citizens of Sandon  of every denomination, but particularly  his own flock, regret to hear of his intended departure. Since coming to the  Slocan Father Cote by his jovial manner and liberal-minded views, haa endeared himself with his parishioners,  and merited the esteem of all creeds. It  was mainly through his efforts that the  church of S(: Joseph was built in this  city, which he leaves practically free  from debt and well furnished in the interior". It was also largely due to him  that the Catholic churches of Kaslo and  Silverton were built. Father Cote is at  present at the coast to visit His Lord-  8������ip Bishop Dqntenwill, of New Westminster, on pastoral matters, but will  return and officiate in Sandon once more  before his departure.  The rink company's ball" on Monday  evening last, after paying all expenses,  netted the sum of $73, which considering the times is very good.  The Rambler-Cariboo has closed down  for a short time on account of slides.  It ia expected to start up again in a few  weeks when all danger is over.  H. M. Stevenson, of the Highlander  mine, Ainsworth, who has been in town  looking after zinc, left for home the first  of the week and will return in a few  days. Mr. Stevenson is purchasing zinc  ores for a New York firm to ship to the  European market and offers better rates  than some companies whose representatives have visited the camp. He haB  not closed any contracta yet, but has a  few deals under way, and on his return  expects to bring them to a satisfactory  conclusion.  The True Blue property near Kaelo  is to be sold under option to a syndicate  of New York capitalists for $75,000.  The' property made few shipments  of high grade copper-gold ore last summer which gave very, high returns.  The principals have taken the option  pending a thorough examination of the  surface ground to prove the continuity  of the vein, which can not take place  before the snow leaves the ground which  will be about the. latter part of next  month. If the new purchasers decide  to take up the option the property will  be worked on a large scale.  R. T. Lowery is in Vancouver this  week in connection with starting up his  new paper, the Ozonogram or Boozea-  dram. R. T. should keep away from the  water while in the city, as the sight and  smell of the salt sea may bring up unpleasant recollections of bygone days.  Some years ago, while in Vancouver,  Lowery started out to'see the sights.  He had a hazy idea where he was going  and tottered down with uncertain siep  towards the dock. Hearing about St.  Peter walking on the water, he attempted the same, likewise sank and had to be  fished out. In his immersion he got a  a Pacific oyster mixed up with a coast  cocktail, and his etope and stomach,  never in good order, have been upset  ever since.  '. Zinc is demanding more attention in  the camp just now than silver or  lead.  See Atherton's window display of 50  cent shirts. The greatest bargain ever  offered in the Slocan.  The Oddfellows are making arrangements for their annual ball. This function is alwayB regarded as one of the  leading society events and-will be held  on the 8th of next month.  The shipments of coke now being well  in hand the C. P. R. has withdrawn the  tug "Sandon" from the Slocan lake service. Capt. Roy Troupe has been sent  up the Lardeau to assume command of  a boat on Trout lake.  More carpenters were added to the  force at the Payne mill this week. The  foundation for the zinc plant is finished  and work on structural portion under  way. The building will be pushed  forward rapidly and be ready for operation in a few weeks.  The Rink company's Easter ball en  Monday evening was a grand success.  The hall was filled with a gay assembly of  merry dancers who enjoyed themselves  until the early hours of the morning.  The neighboring towns by the lake were  well represented and greatly pleased  with their trip.  District Union N . 6, Western Federation of Miners, has elected the follow  NO CHANGE IN TARIFF.  But the Dominion Government  Will Give a Bounty to  the I^ead Industry.  Word was received in town on Thursday that the estimates were brought  down in the Dominion Parliament and  there will be no changes^in the tariff.'  The government announce it will grant  a bonus, we have not heard the amount  or conditions, but the tariff will have to  stand.' Just how this will effect the  Slocan we cannot say just now. The,  decision of the goyernnient has been  anxiously awaited and now that it is  known the suspense in the Slocan is  greater the ever. It is known the mine  owners practically as a whole are opposed to a bounty, as it means little relief to them. It was understood by  many that a bounty wan already granted on lead. A few years ago a delegation from the Kootenays went to Ottawa  for that purpose and succeeded in obtaining we believe a bonus of $6 a. ton  for refined lead to the amount of $600,-  ing officers for the ensuing year: Presi- j 00������ a >'ear- /or * Period of three  years,  dent, P. W. McDonald, Rossland; vice  president, H. Thompson, Sandon ; secretary-treasurer, George F. Dougherty,  Greenwood. Nelson was again chosen  as the city to hold the convention in  next year.  The Granby Smelter company has installed the most complete and up-to-  date machine shops at its mines in  Phoenix. In future its mining equipment and others will be repaired when  necessary at its own works and not be  sent out of the district. The innovation  means more men employed for Phoenix.  A number of our citizens interested  in the Similkameen Valley Coal Co.,  were in Nelson this wetk attending the  annual meeting which was held on  Wednesday. Among them were Mayor  Grimmett, W. W. Fallows, Robt. Mc-  Taggart, J. B. Cliffe and J. W. Gauk-  roger. The latter after the meeting left  on trip to the coast and California cities.  Some unable to attend were represented  by proxy.  The prizes were distributed this week  to the winning rinks of the curling club  in the schedule of games played not long  ago. The first prize) four handsome  briar pipes and tobacco pouches, were  carried off by Mr. A. Scott's quartette,  composed of E. M. Sandilands, lead; A.  H. Lewis, 2nd; Geo. Ransom, 3rd, and  A. Scott, skip. The second prize, four  boxes of "Walkessi" socks, were won  by N. J. Cavanaugh's rink, with Geo.  Waite, lead; P. H. Murphy, 2nd; E. R.  Atherton, 3rd, and N. J. Cavanaugh,  skip. This practically winds up one of  the most successful seasons of the Sandon Curling Club, whose membership  the past year was the largest since it  was founded several years ago.  but whether it was ever put  into ^force  has not been determined.   The bounty  would afford no relief  to  the sufl'ering  mine owners, as the smelter companies  are the only ones who profit by it.   The  action of the government is a bitlerdis-  appointment.   The modest  requisition  of themineownershasbeen sweptaside,  the resolutions of sympathy of the Liberal associations, Boards of Trade, labor  organizations and the populace  in general have been of no avail, and the distress of the silver-lead industry has not  been  considered   sufficient  to warrant  government intervention.   The outlook  is anything but promising for   the   Silvery Slocan. '  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon for the week:  Mine. Tons.  SILVER-LEAD.  Rnth    35  SlocanStar  .. 63  Total.     98  ZINC.  Payne....    50  Metal Quotations.  Silver, 50c per os.  Copper, $14.60 per cental  Lead, $4.67>������ per cental  Spelter (zinc) $5.65  Lead is quoted in the London market  at ������12 13s.6.  fll^iaiLLJ-H'-STMI-WU 1  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April  18,  1903.  The Mlfliflff Sevlew.  SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1903.  Hon. W. 8. Fielding gave thc Com  nions another beautiful example of inconsistency in explaining the government's position in respect to the opening at Ottawa of a branch of the royal  mint. When it was proposed to establish a Canadian mint, independent of  the British institution, Mr. Fielding  pointed out that the coining of money  in this country would result in large deficits. According to his statement, such  a mint would be idle eleven months out  of the year unless gold' was coined, and  this could only be done at groat loss.  Mr. Fielding now bases his argument in  favor of a branch of the royal mint, on  the claim thatgold_ sovereigns may bo  freely coined. It will surely be gratifying to Canadians to learn that by striking BriLishcoins they can lose money. At  the present time wc reap large profits  by having our coin currency produced  in England. When the government inaugurates its new policy, according lo  the Finance Minister's own statement,  a deficit will follow.  SOUND AS  A. DOLLAR  That is the result of a course  of treatment with Scott's Emulsion. We ������������������ have special reference to persons with weak  lung's and sensitive throats.  Scott's Emulsion docs some  thin sis better than others. This  is one of them. It has a peculiar action on the throat and  man from JYIanitonlin has made good  his accusations, has-produced all tho  condemning documents, nnd refused lo  be moved one iota while undca lhe se-  vere cross-examination of one of the  ablest lawyers in the Dominion. Some  one has got to, be made a scapgoat lo  whitewash to Ross government, and as  Hon. James Stratton ia tho deepest in  mire, we believe it will be him. Ever  since the Ross govern mon I came into  power it has 'been   associated with the  The Prior government was saved from  defeat on Wednesday last by the casting  of the Speaker on Hie first division of  the session, A vote was taken on' the  resolution of Smith Curtis, dcsirii g ihe  dissolution of tho Mouse and an appeal  to the province on party lines. Tho  debate on tho issue was short and sarcastic, and the vote slood 17 to 17, the  Speaker giving the deciding vote in  favor of the government. This does not  by any means indicate that the Prior  ministry will not live through the ��������� ses-  scssion. Tho united opinion of the province is that the next election should  be carried out on party lines, lo endeavor to form a staple government eo badly needed in British Columbia, and any  resolution brought before the House to  attain this end would be almost sure'to  carry. Some of the members who voted  for the resolution find against the government,, will support Premier Prior in  the main that the session may bo carried through. The appeal to 'thercoun-  try on party lines will follow, that is a  foregone conclusion.  lungS       which      gives        them ��������� most    loathsome   political   corruption  Strength and makes themtOllHl.   known   in   history,    Us   record  in the  courts has brought the blush of shame  to the brow of that fair province,, which  has been held up for ridicule all over  the continent, but it remained for the  exposure of the Gnmey episode to f-how  the dastardly means adopted by iis officials in their lust for power.  That's how Scott's Emulsion  drives out coughs, colds and  bronchitis. It keeps them out,  too.  We'll send yon ;i little lo try, if you like.  SCOTT   &   IJOWNE,      Chemists, Toronlr  to New Orleans, a distance of about  12,000 miles. The supremacy of the  great river is held by (he Kbbt. E. Lee,  which beat tho Natchez a few years ago  and made the trip in i. days, IS hours  and 11 minutes. Sir Thomas will un-_  fuk! his plans in a few days, and if accepted the ".Midnight Race on the Mississippi" will be arranged to lake place  in August, while the originator of the  idea endeavors to lift Lhe America's Cup  The investigation of the Gamey  charges has so far only involved more  Liberals of Ontario into Iheniirc.'  Tho  Sir Thos. Lipton, the America's Cup  challenger, has oflered to put up $20,000  for one of the good old steamboat races  on the Mississippi river. .He will impose  no conditions only that the fastest boats  will compete. Sir Thomas conceived  the idea from reading Murk Twain's  book "Life on the Missipsippi," in  which the old fashioned races are vividly described, and proposes another one  out of enthusiasm for aquatic sport.  The race will probably be from St.Louis  mm������  ���������^^^/S In Diarr'ed life is generally  ^.:.-::;;--j^^ made on an equal footing  "      ^ of nealtu m ma" a"'d wife.  Txffi -But-   uow soon>  in.many  ^  cases, the wife  lose  &7K*!^a  sl'lrt- a"d fades in fac  Wm fails   in  flesh,  while  %%$%$ husband grows even  ��������� cases, the wife  loses the  '��������� ���������   start and fades in face and  e   her  en more  rugged and robust.  There is one chief cause  The C. P.P..lawyers at Vancouver havo  notified thecily papers that the owners  will be held responsible for any damagf  to tho company arising out of tho published reports eininaling from tha U.B.  R. E., liiilil the strike is sett'od. The  cause for the this drastic action is nol  assigned and the people are left to form  their own opinion. Many believe the  C. P. R. ia up against it and getting lhe  worst of the struggle, and this move of  tho company gives some color lo that  "belief. We hope for the sake of the  suffering country that the difficulty will  soon be adjusted, and from what we can  learn a settlement is expected   shortly.  / The Trail sine!lor has now- onteiod  the zinc market, and is actively competing for the output of the Slocan. D.  Moore, its agent, was hero the first ul  the week and we undci stand closed  several contracts. The Ivanhoe ami  Bosun have already mado shipments <>''  zinc tu Trail, and tho prices paid sue  more favorable Lhan those offered by  thc smelters across the border. The  entry of the Canadian Smelling Works  us a purchaser of zinc ores makes them  for this wifely failure and  that is, the failure of the .   .     ,  womanly health.      When    one ol tho few smelting   companies   on  there is irregularity or an    the continent thai purchase silver-load,  copper und zinc ores.    ���������  unhealthy drain, inflammation, ulceration ��������� or  female weakness, the general health is soon impaired.  Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription cures womanly diseases. It establishes  regularity, dries unhealthy drains, heals  inflammation and ulceration and-cures  female weakness. It makes weak women  strong and sick women well.  ������.\. Utile over n yenr njro I wrote to vou for  advice,''says Mrs. ICIizubetli J. I'islier. of DiniM,  W. Vn. "You advised me to use Dr. Pierce's  1'nvoriti. Prescription and 'Golden Medical Discovery,' which 1 did. and with thc most happy  result. I was troubled wilb female weakness  and l.c.iriiifr.do'wirpnhis.'. Had a very bad pain  nearly all the time in my left side, nervousness  and headache. Was so weak I could hardly  wnlk across my room. Could not sit up only  just a little while at a time. -My husband got  me some of Dr. Pierce's medicine and I began  its use. llefore I had taken two bottles I was  able to help do my work. I used three bottles  iu nt! aud it cured me. Now I do all my house-,  work.    It is the best medicine 1 ever used."  The-Common Sense Medical Adviser,  in paper covers, is sent /ra.' on receipt of  31 one-cent stamps to pay expense of  customs and mailing onlv. Address Dr.  R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N.Y.  The estimated provincial revenue for.  the forth, oniiug year is less than the  estimate for 1903 the totals, being ,2,222.-  '508(55 und ' ^2ll|);.,470.(i(5. respectively.  The expenditure, on the other hand, is  slightly in excess of that provided for,  the amount being .2,-l!)l.f)(i0.31, as  against ,'2,..75,'I(>7.!}1. The sum allotted  to tho Slocan is only ''['ROOD. Timber  leases, miners' licenses mid mining receipts show a general'decline", while,  timber royalties, etc., are estirualid at  ,250 000, a gain of $170,000. ,  Silver at 50 cents on Wednesday  caused a buoyant feeling in Sandon. It  is hoped it will stay in the uplands.  Mr. J. Gibrjs, of Toronto, Suffered  Intense Agony--Was So Bad  That Food Would Not  Remain on His Stomach Half an Hour.  To-day He Is a Well Man���������By Killing  the Germs, Ozone Eradicated the  Disease and He Is Cured  ���������  '.   . . .   i  to Stay Cured.  .1 suffered tho  most insenso agony  from dyspepsia and  found* it impossible to get a cure  from physicians or  patent medicines.  Anything I would  eat would not digest and my storn-  ache would become  distended with the  sour fomentation.  Great gusts of  belching would  sometimes nearly  choke me. I was  so bad that food  _ would not remain  on my stomach  half an hour, and I suffered intense  pain and depression.  I started taking Ozone and it made  a difference in a very short time. I  was soon able to eat a'l kinds of food  without any after distress. I have had  no return of this stomach disorder,  and to-dav, am a well man through  Ozone I visited Nova Scotia occasionally and found that my dyspepsia  would leave mo. When I returned to  Toronto my trouble would come back  as badly as ever. In the light of my  recent oxporience I foci satisfied that  my relief in Nova Scotia was due to  the Ozone in the afmosphore.  Yours very truly,  (Signed)        J.     GIBBS,  Hardware Doaler,  72-1 East Queen st., Toronto.  POWLEY'S  LIQUIFIED  OZONE  CURES  DISEASE BY  DESTROYING  DISEASE  GERMS  WHEREVER  LOCATED.  MB. J. GIBBS,  Toronto, Ont.  The remarkable success of Powloy's  Liquified" Ozono iu the,-treatment of  ���������Dyspepsia' and all othor sloniach troubles is due to tho fact that it a!tacks'  ."the cause of the troublo' instead of  merely alleviating the symptoms. "It  cures Dyspepsia by 'desi-roying,. the  disease germs rh::t cause it. '���������''  Powley's Liquifie 1 Ozone is sold by  all ���������-reliable- drutrgis.s���������never by fakirs  or pe'ddlers. Price 50 cents and'$1.00  per bottle-. Our, book on Stomach  Trouble.lor the asking/  ;     ; ; THE OZONE CO., Limited,  Toronto, Ont.  <S  >*  ><���������''  8$l  i ���������$}  ^   -*--'������������������*  ? ���������������������������������  *^?l  'i m  ) %\  I <F  th  k ������  K  "'!>'  i.  V  I  . - **.  1  II'  it'll  ti* Production This Year is likely to  Reach Record Breaking  m United States.  t,('~fil lpan������*������ at present ouotat  t.������oM .oam. ���������,,  reason   to   doubt   that  the production this year  of the   meu  wil reach rHf.n..,)_i ....      .. "u'11  T*HE MINING" REVIEW    q^  hJ_H& -SETTLEMENT.  "Tlie   -i strife-  -Jt il (������     tt!rrl,     _.!     ..  WHI reach reoo^rZ^Z^l   '?- ������* o   tte J i ^  -���������  mining industry   J T^., H *^ ^V^B���������������-  ��������� states may be said to embrace a   wLie '/b,Me ^ *i.eJ^*hA������tJoW  area     Lead is found in themajorm "S. '���������> >������������������c vo,,0   ,    '      ^  al   the   so-called   ,nininf?  8tB       '^ tS'U^8 ^jF'-'^^S^  where the ore i8  not   found   in     "������      ^e off ft^ff^-ifenV'"'  Quantities it is ���������SuaIly present as a  S '���������e .-.Men ���������p of , "    ^'^  product.   Comparatively little   lead   is ^to������{.��������������� ^n,f PtV S������o.e.  found ,n  Oalifornia,  Oregoni   Arizona ' Tbe ^Vttj^  Wa, south Dakota, VVa-hing.on0;;:;  Alaska      The  largest   lead   producing  tern ones outside the   Coeur  d'Alenef  district in Idaho   are  Colorado,   Utah  M������-on", Kaneae, Wweonain and   IHf  ��������� s^Sadot:;; r. prod-c-1 .reW ������-������  Jri ,���������'������   T-'1"' GUl"na d,8tpiBt of Mi- I     TJl������ ������'& <^e ^L^t,���������,  faouuand  Kansas   le-id   n���������,i     ���������  Predominates.   Lead n<. ,.,���������..���������������   ''   .  ,  * . J-'v-"u, as <ustiij(������niq)ip/1  r-mtha-inc product, ��������� treated^  ������      r        surrounding  reflnerlea   in-  ������   ad of being shipped to the Kansasg.,  Bl^rs or the zinc  works   in   Iliir*  at all depths and, i��������� fact,  there   is' no  SSi'S.^?!. t,e^      Chamherlain-s Pain B-Ini  ��������� - ffwygssass-?-i%^  ���������������.������ ������'������".x*%?rP,vri,Sxt'  TJ'e awe of the i^e ,r L,ho .la-vt  fe'O.U deep night.  '^^t0nn,?lef���������0��������� " >^e prairie,  -Nay, how shon],?   of lnen;  Scribed WVniSl^pcS? '*���������   ~n-  K- Bashford.  ne Ko<>tenay Country  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  struck.  ^ increased demand for I ead. which I "^'('  in a  word,  waa  th;'        ~������  na" been generally felt f,���������. h, .  i    .   ,        complex the life   .������������������,,. ������      Inore  Ws.ledtotheW   ' il      fCW   TVC*iS- ^���������^nK^  ^  the Nation-, r J,'" matl01* last year of   fflcs,  and the  wiflm. ,1 "&c Us **���������S-  a   eoci* I j  A num-1  one can tell as yet.  The miners at tliT^Ti  dance at the mine last night  ������er from the town, attended.  foa Streit; foreman  at  th*   v  i"iriM*"(r,:rb8epii���������a:"''erc''i"  Short Line  TO  y������������'rs, ledto   1> ������ iilsfc few  inte^T������. tho m'o,?e,nrre vari������<nte     A^amDeriain's Pain Balm  ���������J-T U.S fe^r^i'Sg**-.   'Sf������C<0nr.'0.*���������  Purchaser   (he        aU1,Dl"uth'"'"eapons,chl<!ag0  S":S"b?������ hn<1 ������"S������ ^ ������oe,- !!.������ney WI" ke "funded. *��������� au-points'e������t  ^������������������__ ������hr���������otlZ',*n VC''V """'������"=     in "'F,C C0A" PO.NTS.  ���������������������������������.������ s.. t���������v.i���������,������������������. ItOHx. /this Winter, ���������������5 .  ���������/'cJi0l''"������' .?���������"-.   S'���������"^1 p������l������ce ���������������d Tourist qu  street        ,���������      tne-corner oi  'onto,   al.!,  w^r^'sto^-S- ^l^t^^SI "l* 0,^"^ort;  still     t 1   ��������� -"-"in. 'She  ������'*2.880    ^;;-7��������������������������� was valued! ^>������^ ^i'bo^^^rlca^ U^ ~  ^,aau.   Ihe brick was'35*. inr.|,..a ,*      ^a ' of Co'"*se,  the advJr     !^,ftcard   within rifle shnt'ir      ctl   'ffetting  ���������diameter  nnd   ^  inches   dl t"   th������ att'-'^t.'on which w���������?f������M0nt of   c^led in     Sc!?tp, ������   "'ed'  am'     Sl**>  weigbed 12 11.������  f. deeP*      It   ronto Opera  1^1,?^ V.    S at the To-   but th^v.*,.,f "" a '������iv feathers  prJ^tm'Cf ������r-a,id-s th0 lady --SrXwX'"at*-;-but;-- --oeunv;:evc;a",u,c a stit-��������� ^  '���������"'"'Winforbi.h.rth.fM     ^       "'- _lJ^f_���������blo to state.        ,���������<,��������� ���������4" ">*.������ n,������������������ber of     y���������",������'  recent li.mu,r.si,������ "      "g'' "n'l lii������   E*"rl-'"> bo/or. TaiS  ""���������"������<' 'nto  burning.    ������'itt,go���������ac������reC'',������ri!vil'r,"    ."i8 ""^1,7,  G- W.P.a.  Spattle, Wash  ENGINEER,  ���������*ND PROVmciAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON. B.C. 'J'.  ���������'J *���������$  THE MINING REVIEW-���������Saturday, April  18, 1903.  Slocan Ore Sblpments.  We have been asked by eastern subscribers who are interested, in the Slocan  mines to keep tho ore shipments standing if possible. The following are the  sliipmsnts from the 1st of January to  dale:  Sandon.  o  Payne ���������  452  Slocan Star  080}..  Ivanhoe  211%  American Boy i  388  Reco .'.  131  Ruth  84  Blue Bird......  20  Idaho : 21  Monitor  420  Qu'cyu Bess,  124  Total  2485,"4  Zinc.  Pa\'"e     553  Ivanhoe    ISO  Total....  7t>C  Rambler   Mcguic.  A..V.   .  ....   434K  ...    102  Rod Fox   .....     24        10  Silver (.lance        55  Rio           4,..  0  Total  G-15  Slocax  Lake . Poi.vrs.  Arlington   Black Prince   Bondholder   Bodun  380  Dayton '.  4  Enterprise  105  Fisbc-r Maiden .'  2SC  Ottawa  "100  Republic  20  Meteor  12  ���������JO  17  1  Total    099  The Valuation of .Mines.  In discussing the question of mine  failures, the Engineering and Mining  Journal lias the following to say on the  subject.  ���������'The principal source of trouble  arises," il states, "from over valuation.  A mine may bo said to lie worth a given  sum when it can return that sum as  profit from operation!, covering a term of  years pins the interest on hisin vestment  during the period consumed in return  of the stated price.- When this is translated into a share capital the conditions  are the same, although the amount of  interest.which should be ' returned in  the form of dividends will vary iu percentage according to the hazard of the  different kinds of milling.  "Apart from specific causes, there are  several influences which niililatoiiga'inst  true value... There is that expectation  of better thing?, that resolute hopefulness which is,necessary to all exploration work. We cannot do without- it,  but it should be so restrained as to regard the rules of arithmetic. It is natural to the owner, to the manager, to  tlie intending purchaser, to all persons  to whom tbe success of the mine ioinis-  tora, directly or indirectly; therefore,  all the more reason, for taking care that  the valuation of the mine be intrusted  to those whose judgement is in no wise  vitiated either by  sanguine   sentiment  or that disturbing influence which' is  covered by the term participation., To  summarize, mines are often over-valued  because the valuation ia usually done  by people who are interested in getting  a maximum apprisemont.  "There is another far-reaching factor:  mines are frequently bought to sell. It  is a cynical truth that more money is  made by selling mines than by buying  them���������because they aro often sold for  more than they are worth. Therefore  it happens that although a property  may be recognized as worth a stated  eum,neverthelcDS shrewd persona will be  willing to pay a larger amount because  they have a reasonable expectation of  selling it subsequently for still more. If  this is brought about by further intelligent development, by solving knotty  problems of ore tremtment, by a new  equipment which minimizes working  costs, that is, by engineering talent' of  the beat kind, then assuredly the enhancement in price is both warranted  and deserved'; but when it merely presumes upon the ignorance of individuals  or of shareholders, it partakes of the  practices which slide imperceptibly into  acts that are.dishonest.  "The leaultof these tendencies is that  it is bard to purchase mines   at   a   fail-  valuation���������that is, we repeat,   a   valuation such as is likely to give a   return  of the purchase price plus a   reasonable  interest on the capital   invested.     The  supply of good mines is far   below   tho  demand; in addition to those   who   arc  shrewd enough to recognizo   that  yjoid  mining, if properly safe-guarded, is' the  safest industry extant there are a .large  number who see the advantage of trading upon the sanguine   temperment   of  human kind, and there is another class  of people who   rush   in   where   experienced men feat to commit themselves.  Thus, if a mine is worth a certain sum,  as nearly as tho fact can be determined j  by skilful and trained specialists,  thon  the first group described will pay   that  much for it, while the second   will   pay  more according to the popularity of the  locality and the   attractiveness   of   the  scheme, and the third group   of   innocents, will be deluded into parting with :  a prico which, hunianlyspeaking, promise? a loss with a dreary certainty.  "The..e arc someof the reasons  why  mining   ventures   prove   unprofitable;!  they are mjcIi   as   time   alone   can   remove���������time and the  education   of   the!  public to a realization of the  fact that  while no  industry ailbrds   euch   rapid  and remunerative returns as legitimate '  mining,' none   affords   so   readily   the j  facilisdeceiiGus   Averni Which   awaits  the greedy or the foolish in the financial  arena." ���������  I have no win stock a choice assortment of  How to Ward Off an Attack  of Rheumatism.  "For years when spring lime came on  and 1 went into gardening, I was sure to  have an attack of rheumatism and every  attack was more Revere than the pra-  ceeding one," s.ay������ Josie McDonald, of  Man, Logan county, West Vu. "I tried  everything with,no relief whatever, until 1 procured a bottle of Chamberlain's  Pain Balm, and the first application  gave me ease, and before the first bottle  was used I felt like a new person. Now  I feel thai. I am cured,but I alwayskeep  a bottle of Cliamblerlaiii's Pain Balm in  the house and' when I feel any symptons  of a return I soon drive it, away wilhi  one or two applications of this,liniment.'  For sale by F. J. Donaldson. '  sbridL Vx_Jeip>aJriz'i.eci '\7\/r'&o2re. ������������������"  3HNman  Remember I am Headquatrers for Plumbing and  twpgMgfcSosoahnraja.rn-.ri-.-i ri-i*������-wriwir~nw-ii->im><nriT������Fik  Tinsmith & Plumber,  Sandon, B. C.  vthing*  4-t  stationery at  4  * ft!  ������i  t'^  II  ii  ��������� m  m  ���������A   >  M  ?K  ������  ^ "...  ?. ->  % t'���������  ���������W  'Vf.fi  '*y }'i '  m  MM  kit.  Mi  "vL,  Ml  ���������-A  m  -<_ -j  !>,  m  3 '4'-  '& *\  A S T.  'il ���������? + *  .;    r ^  '>*���������'  n\  ���������J* .1  m  m  ������.i  ���������ri   V,,]  - t-.  \$;  m  ���������Ul  ;i- v  r  ",V  }<\ THE MINING REVIEW-Saturday, April  i8, i9o3.  Trail Smelter Slimes.  On'Thursday the   foundations .were  started for the construction of  a   slime  treatment   plant,   which. promises   to  mean much for Trail  and  tlie  country  generally, states the Trail News.'  Silver  slimes, somewhat similar to those   produced in copper refining, are turned out  in connection with the  electrolytic   re-  iiningof load, and these were formerly  shipped to thc United States for  treatment.     They   contain    the    precious  metals, gold and silver, combined 'with  arsenic, antimony and other impurities  occuring in the lead bullion.   When in  opemtion, this plant will turn out pure  silver, which goes direct to   China  and  Japan; pure gold, which.will be marketed in Seattle and San Francisco fas  the  Canadian governmentdoesnotpurchase  on the same basis as   does   the   UY  S,  Government); copper sulphate   which  will bo marketed in the Territories for  washing    seeds,   and   either   metallic  antimony or   antimonial   lead,   which  will supply the   Canadian   demand   in  making; babbits and other alloys.  The establishment of thisplantplaces  the Canadian miners and, smelters entirely independent of United States institutions, and every dollar.will be expended in Canada, so far as the exlrac-,  tion of lead and the precious metals  from the ores mined in theconntry may  be concerned. J t is estimated that the  amount of values handled in this plant  will eventually he ten or fifteen thousand dollars daily, depending upon the  amount of ores shipped, which, at the  present time, is very small ou account  of the unsatisfactory condition of the  London market.  The Montreal-Boston Copper Co. will  install a converter in- their smelter at  Greenwood;  The old Donald property nearlllecilli-  waet, is being acquired by English  capital. The property runs high in  zinc.  The affairs of Lanark Consolidated'  Mines near Laurie' are being .wound  up',, and their properties are to be disposed of. The Payne here purchased  their milling plant from this company  last summer.  A change has been made in the management of the Metropolitan Company,  operating in the Lardoau country. The  Rev. McCrossan who, while managing  the company, came in for' considerable  notenety has been retired.  McDonald and Sutherland, who have  the Elkhorn property near Greenwood  under bond have just made their initial  shipment by sending out one carof high  grade ore. The ore baa the same appearance as Unit taken from the Providence, which  property it adjoins.  A   Mother's  Recommendation.  I have used Chamberlxin's Cough Remedy for a number of years and have no  hesitancy in sayii.g that it is tho best  remedy for coughs, colds and croup I  havo ever used in my family. I have  not words to express my confidence in  this remedy.���������Mrs. J. A. Moore. North  Star, Mich. For sale by F. J. Donaldson.  The Man From Hanitoulin.  Why you should buy  F  Mr. Gamey, from Isle Mauit mlin,  Felt his ardour for Tory things coolin'C?)  Hemet a young man  Named Frank Sullivan,  Who was c?oae to the powers a-rulin'.  Mr. Gamey, from Isle Manitoulin,  Was a broth of a bhoy at his foolin'.  'Ho met the "Cap." too,  And he joshed him a.few,  In the issues that both  were a-poolin'.  Mr. Gamey, from Isle Manitoulin,  Might havo   met  yet   another  named  Doohin.  But a ghost of a chance  P111' 11 i in next to Friend Vane'e,  And at once  both   their wits went   a-  dualing'.  Mr. Gamey, from out in the woods,  Mixed it up with thoso fly city dudes.  He collared their cash I .���������������������������'.  And, weren't they rash !  And Cocksure of the man and his moods!  Mr. Gamey, from up on the lake,  He's the lad that just now takes thecake  He met Jimmy Stratton.  , Who'd rievor been sat on,  (Shure I wonder if Gamey saw Blake!)  Mr. Gamey came down to the city,  And now we all know whom to pity.  You bet there's no moss  On this Tory war boss,  If the^e was, I'd not pen him this dittv!  I'  BecauseiL is th0 bost quality..  Because '-���������'s *-'ie most lasting chew.  BecatlSe if 's tJie freest hig1' grade  5 to 10c. plug.  Because the tugs are valuable for premiums until Jan. ist, 1904.  Because we guarantee every plug, and  Because your dealer'isauthorized to refund your money if you arc not  satisfied.  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO CO., Ltd.  Certificate of Improvements.  'notick  Cros������fell and Kthel Fraction   Mineral Claims, J  situate in tlie (.loom .Mining  Division of  West Kootenay District   Where located:���������  At  the head ot'Kighl Mile Creek.  Take notice that i, KohortJJwin, Free Miner's  Certificate No IS. MOM, Intend, si Hy days ffojn  thc date hereof, to apply to tbe .'lining Recorder for a (ertlli.'ii 10 6f Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a (Jrovvn Grunt of the  nbovp claims.  And further take notice that notion, under  section 37, must' bo commenced before lho  jssuanoe of such Cevtiiicalo of Improvement.  Dated this 1st day of February, A. D. 1903.  Robert Ewin.  M.   L.  GRIjmMETT, hh. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,, Notary  Public, Etc.  Snadon, British Columbia.  ��������� ARABIC SBABHIP BCBB  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines.   Apply for sailing dates  rates and full information to unv 0. i'.K. agent  ,v _  ���������   ������J A- 'I- Lewis, Agent/Sandon,  W.P. F. Cummings, Gen.S.S. Agent,Winnipeg  Alta L.pdge, No. 29.  A. IP. AND A. Jt.  Regular Communication of the lodge  vi.rS?    h,rst.'..hursd<l.v in each month at S p. m.  Visi-tim, brethren cordially invited.  JAM.ES xM. BARTON*, Sec'y.  Established 1858.  flaniifacturers of all Kinds of  Plain and Fancy  mm  VICTORIA, B. C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  ie  Try Lctbbridge Coal, tben yoa will  have tbe best and cheapest.' This coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is'carily handled, as it is very  clean.   "We have it for all kinds of grate.  ���������   W-&  **i^^~ft^MW>������������rjonw,-r'w������j>ggg<K*--w^^  kut m ci  ���������tajtrar-iriuMMfc  ROATE"  Dealers in TEA and COFFEE.  mi .n rir ir.niniilii ll��������� Mr. iitti i��������� i mi i,m i, m. i..n nail w iiiw I ',  We are oircrinir at the lowest prices  the best srrade" of Ceylon,, India, China  and Japan Teas.  For IJrices see .Nelson dnily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Koofeivay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  50  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  535  AND'NORTEK'N- RAILWAY CO.  NELSON & FORT SHEPHERD RAILWAY 00.   '  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY CO.  WASHINGTON & G. N. RAILWAY CO  VAN., VIC. & E. RY. & N. CO.  The only all rail route between east, west  and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand Forks  and Republic. .Connects at Spokane with the  Great Northern, Northern Pa'-ific and 0. Ii. &  N. Co for points oast wcstaiid south; conned!?  at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian  Pacific -Railway.  Connects at Nelson with K. K. it N. Co. for  Kaslo and 1C. it S. points.  . Conneets at  Curlew with stage for Greenwood and xM id way, B. <���������'.  Bnfl'ettcars run on trains between-Spokane  and Republic.  -Effective Nov. 22, J802.  Leave.   ��������� . Arrive.  3:2.") a. m. . .Spokane 5:15 p.m.  10:15 a. m Rossland 2:10 p, m.  7:00 11. m  Nolvon S:C0 p. 111.  11:00 a. m Grand Forks ���������1:0" r>. m.  9:15 n. m Kepublie.......... ..5:. Op. m.  ll. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K.TAOKABURY,  Agent, Nelson, B.C.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a skotrii nnd description may  quick y ascertain our opinion free w ictlier an  ivontinn is probably patentableCo mimjck  sent free. Oldest nirancr for securing DaiMitM  ' Patents taken through JMunu &'*Co  re" oiVe  special notice, without, clinnro"in tho      *<-colve  mtmrn.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any seleutllle journal. 'J'crnis, $3 a  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers..  ������Co.36,BroadwayJewyorf(  Branch Oflice, (125 V St., Washington, D. C.  ���������/fdverffse in  TKe u?mfiv? Review.  In summer the continuous coil  takes up the slack.     u  -Mr. Dooley.  ^Tlie Laborers Co-Operative company,  of Uol.len, iS about to increase its capl  I"  tal* to  $500,000   by  issuing  shares at 10 cents.  api-  3,500,000 j  Page Woven Wire Fence  it     r, SKr^=s^s=s^S^====^     ���������orandletsitoutinwinter v������w������       "m"                 -"���������-^S5-!^i-yt������"ffl������. Out M������ntr.al,P.Q..andSt.Joto,lf.s.s  E. O. PR.OR . a,., aener.,, Agents, Victoria, Vancouvw ^ ^^  LIMITEO.  Inieriiatioflal foimlM&Mm Co., UL  Kaslo I Slocan EaiJny Company.  NOTICE.  Commencing .Sunday, August 17th, J902, the  following time card will be in eliect on  .Kootenay Lake and K. & S. liy.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY.  KaSLO-SANDON rout*;.  9:00 a.m. leave... ..'.Kafilo arrive 3:15p. m  10:10 a.m. leave. .Whiiewaler...leave  1:-I2 p. nx  13:00a.m. leave McC! 11 igan...,leave 1:22 p. in  11:25 a.m. arrive Sandon leave 1:00 j>. m  A direct connection is made at Kaslo with  steamer both to nnd from .Velson.  STEAMER SERVICE.,  KASI.O-NJ.I.SON ROUTK.  5:00 a. m. leave Nelson....arrive   7 15 p.m  3:35p.m. arrive....Kaslo leave  8:-10 p. m  C'alliinr regularly at Ainsworth and Pilot  Hay and at nil way landings on signal.  Connecting at Nelson wilh Nelson it Fort  Shcnp.'ird Railway both to and from Rosslnnd,  Spokane, Kte.  Tickets sold to nil points in United States and  Canada via Great Northern, Northern Pacific,  O. P.. ct N. Co.,itc., &c.  Ocean and steamship ticked?and rates via all  lines will be furnished on aj plication.  For further particulars call on or addreu  Robt. Irving, AfanagerlCafllo, B. C.  Gko. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  ^aWSMSXSSXStmtK r������  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April  18,  1903.  Slaughter Shirt Sale !  WIS������������1.J������M������,i������������H'..������"k������'������.<llW'������.l,������.".>"l.������.<*������<"������.������"������<'<.������S<'������.l"������<������������.������S<������������.������"M'l.l"������l'������.������\<������(.������S������,..������%������������������rf'M'<.l'M*U  An immense Stock of Fancy Shirts to be disposed of at  Less Than Cost.   . ���������   Prices Lower than in the East.  First-class Fancy Skirts, 50c !  You can't afford to miss this opportunity, as it will  not  occur again. See Window  Display and get your  choice before they are all gone. Great reductions in  all lines of goods, but the Shirts have got to go!  OrI/ TKe Best.  Remembered By The Miners.  J. W. Gaukrogers, late foreman at the  Star, was well remembered by the employees at the mine last Saturday. As  soon as the men heard of his intended  departure they decided to testify their  appreciation of his supervision in some  manner. On Saturday evening they  presented him with a handsome gold  watch chain and exquisite toilet set, accompanied by an address. The presentation was made and address read by  Percy Johnson, who on behalf of the  miners paid a glowing tribute to Mr.  Gaukroger for hie strict regard to duty  and the personal safety of the men.  They sincerely regretted his departure  and hoped ho would accept the accompanying gifts as a token of the respect  and esteem in which he was held by the  employees of the Star'. Mr. Gaukroger  was completely taken by surprise and it  wan some time before he recovered himself. On regaining his composure he  said the handsome gifts and testimonial  had taken him unawares as nothing of  the kind was expected by him and their  flattering ad.1 ress was undeserved. He  could find no words at his command to  givo expression to his thoughts for the  handsome manifestion of the .miners,  and hoped they would accept his heartfelt thanks for the kind remembrance  as he was too conlused to do justice to  the occasion. A pleasant few hours  were afterwards spent in lhe bunkhouse  around a festive board, during which a  few speeches were made and toasts  oilered for the future success of their  guest of the evening wherever he may  cast his lot.  Garden and flower seeds at Cliffe's  bookstore.  A number of skaters took possession  of the skating rink last Sunday. The  ice was in fine shape and tho boys  thought it a pity to let it lie idle.  The mining of tin ia to bedone in  Alaska on a large scale will be undertaken by a German company, which has  acquired the ownership of a heavyledge  of the metal discovered last fall on Cape  Prince of Wales. A smelting plant is on  its way to Cape York, and the intention  is to mine as mu'oh ore as possible and  reduce it before the close of the season,  which will shortly opened.  Mackenzie King, deputy minister of  labor, has been appointed secretary to  the comission appointed by the Dominion government to inquire into the labor troubles of this province.  There is some move on in connection  with the lead tariff at Ottawa, as Mr.  Aldrich, of the Trail smelter, has been  summoned to the capital by the delegates from this district, who haye been  in Ottawa since tl e se6iiou began.  Methodist church services on Sunday  when the pastor, R. J. Mclntyre, will  preach at 11 a. m. and 7.30. Morning  subject "The Believer's Condition" and  evening subject "Lacking one Thing."  Sunday school Sunday afternoon at 2.30.  Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening  at 8 o'clock. Three Forks eervice at 7  o'clock Monday evening.  The annual general meeting of the  Similkameen Valley Coal company, in  which a number of Sandonites are interested, was held in the company's  office at Nelson on Wednesday. Nearly  all thc old directors were re-elected and  D. R. Young is still manager. The  principal business transacted Mas the  passing of a resolution that all promoters' stock should be pooled for oneyear  and the same to be deposited the Bank  of Montreal at Nelson. The new officers  are: PE Wilson, president; MLGrim-  mett, vice-president: R J Steel, secretary; J A Kirkpatrick, treasurer; D R  Young, managing director; finance committee���������R J Steel and W W Fallows;  directors���������W W Fallows, R J Steel, P E  Wilson, DR Young, Mayor Grimmett,  H H Pitts and W C McLean.  JUST WHAT YOU NEED.  Chamberlain's   Stomach and  Liver Tablets.  When you feel dull after eating.  When you have no appetite.  When youhaveabad taste in mouth.  When your liver is torpid.  When your bowels are constipated.  When you have a headache.  When you feel billions.  They will improve your appetite,  cleanse aud invigorate your stomach,  and regulate your liver and bowels.  Price 25 cents per box. For sale by F.  J. Donaldson.  For a billious attack take Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets and a  quick cure is certain. For sale by F. J.  Donaldson.  TKe Daintiest Fruit,  TKe FresKest Groceries,  CKoicest Smoked TQeats  and Caiuved Goods*  Delicacies Iiv Preserved Goods always m stock at  Corned Beef, Pickled Ox Tongue and Salt Pork a specialty.  Always a choice supply on hand of all kinds of  Fresh and Smoked Meats,  ���������Fresh and Sal Fish,  Hams, Bacon and Lard,  Fresh Sausage of all kinds daily,  Oysters and Game in season.  SANDON, B. C,  HEAD OFFICE-^NELSON, B. C.  MARKETS AT ROSSLAND,  NELSON,  KASLO,  TRAIL, REVELSTOKE,  GRAND FORKS.  PHOENIX,   FERNIE,   CRANBROOK.   FORT STEEL.  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