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 VOL. 4.���������NO. 44.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1901.  $2.00 PER   YEAR.  Death By Ills Own. Hand.  Word was received in town Monday  that J. Robertson Barr had committed  suicide, near Three Forks earh' that  morning. Barr was. in Sandon last week  drinking-freely, and becoming boisterous was taken to the police station on  Friday night. lie was liberated the following morningwith a reprimand and immediately left town. It is gener liy  understood that Mr. Barr was subject to  ,fits of insanity, and his actions seem to  bear out the truth in the statement.  Some months ago he started  a small  men's   furnishing  store   here   on Reco  .avenue, and after doing business for a  short time, locked up the premises one  morning   and   left   for parts unknown.  About eight weeks later lie was found  to be in Argenta, and nothing more was  heard of him until he appeared in the  city last week and was drinking heavily.  xAfter his incarceration in the city  jail, for his behaviour, he went to Three  Forks and was staying at one' the mines  near there. About 3 o'clock he told the  man who occupied the same bed with  him, that he was going to get a cup of  cold coffee, and left the. room. 'Aj-few  minutes after he was heard sharpening  a knife, but nothing was thought of this  as it supposed he was do so to oblige the  cook. Ori hearing an unusual noise some  time later, some ot the miners hurried  down to ascertain the cause and found  Barr in the pantry.  The sight that meet their eves almost']  rooted them to'the spot with horror.The  unfortunate man  was sitting in a chair  with his hands clasped at his neck, from  which the blood was pouring, and suffer-,  ing thedreadful agonies of death. He expired in a few minutes.   On e^ami nation-  it was found he had almost severed his  head form the body with a huge butcher,  knife, which lay   dripping   with   blood'  beside him.  The news startled the people here  when it came, but it is the opinion of  manv that he committed the deed in a  temporary lit of insanity. Mr. Barr was  well and favorably known in the Slocan,  and his untimely end under the circumstances attending it, are  to be deplored.  His remains wer.e interred in the New  Denver cemetery on Tuesday.  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  HINES AND TUNING...  >r  has  The   Evening   Star at Rossland  closed down indefinetiy.  The Tamarac will start up shortly  with a large force of men.  The Sunset, Jackson Basin, shipped  -10 tons of ore from Whitewater this  week.  The first payment on a bond has been  made on the Republic group near  Slocan.   ,  When the now machinery now being  installed in the Rossland Le Roi mine is  in working order, the value of the average daily output is estimated at $17,000.  The Hillside Co. have decided to  place a limited amountof treasury stock  en the.market, the proceeds of which  will be used for the purpose of carrying  un development, this season.  The St. Eugene mine at Moyie closed  iluwn this week, throwing 300 men out  employment. The cause ia assigned to the  luw price of lead and the uncertainty of  i lie silver market. There never was  tuore ore in sight than at present in tho  history of that famous property, and no  doubt the smelter difficulty is "the chief  cause in the matter.  The None Five made another rich  si i ike last Saturday, and which is a continuation a rich find of some three  weeks ago. This time in nine feet of  extra tunnelling the ore body widened  t<> 16 inches, which is the best showing  the property has made for some time.*  .r.t present nine men are at work, and  staff will be largely increased when  t lie company can get a proper supply of  water,  Harry Campeau has a contract at the  Star for sacking ore.  C. .D; Hunter returned to Phoenix the  first part of the week.  Born on Arpil 5th\ to Mrs. Wm.  Bennett, of this city, a son.  R. F. Green passed through here on  Sunday from Victoria on his way to  Kaslo.  The snow disappeared rapidly this  week, causing an exchange of runners for  wheels.  Isaac Crawford has removed from  Nelson to Phoenix, where he has become manager of one of the big stores of  that place.  The refinery delegation and the Pay-  sneak hog car arrived iii Ottawa last  Wednesday.  Mr. Burton while at work broke his  leg last Wednesday and was at once removed to his residence.  '"'Mr. Aubrey Sandford, deputy post  master, left on Wednesday for San  Francisco, where he will-reside in the  future. '������������������������������������....  The fishing season is drawing near  and anything you want such as rods,  reels, Hies, trolls, lines, in fact anything in the line of fishing tackle can be  secured at Cliffe's bookstore.  Before tlie departure of Mr. and Mrs.  Sandford to their new field of labor, the.  ladies of the Methodist church will give  a grand farewell entertainment. There  will be a short programme of good music,  after which ice cream, cake and coffee  will be served. '��������� \  ��������� Miss .1. C. McDonald, a graduate nurse  of"Lowell, Mass., has been; added to the  hospital staff this week.., Miss McDonald spent some time in the Winnipeg  and other large hospitals before coming  .here and is very efficient in:her profession. .''"..���������"���������-  Mr. Thos. McGuigan left for Portland,  Oregon, Sunday noon on receiving  the news of his brother's accident, and  on his arrival at Nelson he got a telegram tothe effect that his brother was  not fatally hurl and only went as far as  Spokane.  The Sandon Senior and Junior hockey  teams were photographed separately by  R. H. Trueman. on Wednesday. The  'Juniors, who are the champions in their  class of British Columbia, were taken  with their popular manager,, W. Walins-  ley, of the Filbert, the coveted cup and  their bull-dog mascot.  ���������The-members of the band were invited  out to the Payne on Wednesday evening. A hand car was placed at., their  disposal, and all piled on about S o'clock,  arriving their in a few minutes. The  mountains re-echoed the music���������principally Irish airs, and a gentle breeze  wafted it towards Three Forks and Now  Denver. They were royally entertained  by Mr. John l')ajy and "Mr*. Zwieky. and  returned to town elated about 10:30.  The warm rain of Thursday will prove  a blessing in many ways. Besides  clearing some of the streets of the accumulation of the winter's refuse, the  niountians of the snow, to let the beautiful wild flowers, which abound in profusion around here, bloom again, it will  enable the mints whose concentrators  have not been half working on account  of the scanty of water, to start up full  blast.  Appropriate Easter services were held  in the Methodist and Catholic, churches  last Sunday. In the former Rev. A. M.  Sandford delivered two very feeling sermons fitting to tho occasion,and the choir  sang hymns speciallyprepared during the j  service. In the latter the statue of St.  Joseph was dedicated, High Mass celebrated and a touching sermon preached  by Rev. Father Cote. Miss M. McKinnon presided at the organ, whichWas  supplemented bv violin and clarionet,  played by Thos. Duffy and L. O'Neal.  During the Offertory '"Regina Ceoli"  was well rendered by the choir.  Tom Starkey returned home to Nelson  this week. ���������  Miss M. English spent her Easter  holidays in Kaslo.  E. J. Robie, of Nelson, is spending a  few days in the city.       ,  A. B. Docksteader, the census enumerator, was in the city this week on his  official business.  Tom Jones, foreman of the Good-  enough, returned home this week from  the Halcyon Springs.  W. B. Falk, Sun Liife insurance agent  of Nelson, spent a few. dr\vs here this  this week on business.  E. R. Atherton returned home Thursday after a week's visit to Nelson and  other Kootenay points.  Two well-known citizens, Jas. Hill  and Scot Fleming left Tuesday morning  for Bridge river, where they will spend  the summer prospecting.  Piatt Bros., who had the contract for  the flume extention, withdrew their  tender on Thursday. The water raising  too high to permit them to finish the  work on time.  R. H. Trueman, ���������;��������� photographer, has  had to extend his stay here a few days  longer than he expected on account of  so many sittings. All desiring photos  taken should call beiore Monday, April  15th, as he leaves after that date.  A pleasant social will be held in the  Reading Room next Thursday evening,  April 18th. All kinds of g'ames and  indoor amusements will be provided,  and refreshments served by. the ladies.  An enjoyable evening is assured.  The, band boys dance was largely  attended on Monday evening, Duffy's,  orchestra furnished the music. A good  supper was served. The' dance -netted  the band $40 after all expenses in connection were paid.  A slide of considerable proportions  pushed down the Payne mountain on  Thursday afternoon and for a while  it looked serious for the west end. Fortunately it came to a standstill at the  K. '&. S. main line and the only damage  done was the blockading of the overland  line to Cody.  The. Paysneak in its last issue refers  to the passenger coaches of the K. & S.  Ry. as hog cars. It would not be a bad  idea for the officials of that road to look  into the matter, but,then everybody  knows it came from a Boer, and he had  to equeal because they are so much superior to his own grunting quarters.  The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  church gave an entertainment on behalf  of that organization, in the Miners'  Union Hall, on Thursday evening. The  social function was successful from start  to finish, and was the means of placing  before the Sandon publio quite a number  of very acceptable amateur artists. Tt  would be an injustice to particularize  the concert, as the participants, one and  all, very creditably rendered their various parte.  The are seven patients in the hospital  just now. Harry Payzant, who has been  very low with typhoid fever, is slowly  recovering. R. Cooper, Thos. Wilkinson  and Dan McGiliis, ailing from slight  attacks of eickness, were admitted this  week. R. T. Gale, a timbermen at the  Star mine, cut an ugly gasdi in his foot  while at work Wednesday. He was  taken to the hospital, and is getting on  nicely. J.Allan, E, Kellett and Wm.  Dixon having recovered from their sickness, left the institution a few dayB ago.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following shipments of ore were  i shipped from here this week:  ' Mine. Tons.  American Boy  21  Ivanhoe...  20  Trade Dollar...  20  Last Chance  IS  Total,  Billiard and Pool Contests.  For some time past a series of billiard  and pool games haye been played in the  Reco hotel, which terminated last Saturday evening. The contestants were  many and arranged in classes, and the  games well contested and watched with  interest-  In the billiard contest Col. Pierson  captured the first prize, the choice of a  new set of expensive cues, and E. A.  Hall second, a box of Franklin cigars.  Wm. Wilson took first prize in the  pool contest, it being second choice of  the cues, and Chas. Pyphers who carried off the other prize, is contentedly  smoking a box of Franklin cigars.  Andy'Grierson took the "booby" prize  a bottle of "catch up."  A. W.Wright played a game for points  with J. M. Harris, the former was to allow the latter 13^ points, and Mr. Harris won by }<( of a point.  Harry Campeau in a closely contested  pool game with Col. Pearson, fired a  shot just as time was called, scoring a  point and evening up with the Colonel.  Considerable discussion arose as to  whether it be counted or, not. It was  left for the umpire, whose decison was  final, to decide, and he discounted it,  declaring Col. Pearson the winner, who  later was defeated by Wm. Wilson.  Wm. Hoods acted as umpire throughout the series and his decisions were  fair and impartial.  Hotel Arrivals For the Week.  Denver���������J. Williams, Fernie; C. McDonald, Slocan; G. E.Green, Alamo;  H. Smythe, N. Bradley, Nelson; R. W. ���������  Jones; Kaslo;- JvJSau'gh, I. :Hackey, G.  Dupois, A. Dupois, Three Forks. Reco  ���������J. Here, Queen Bess mine: J. Beyer-  idge, N. McDeewer, C.'Christie, J. W.  Gauki'over, Vancouver; <H. Bvers, R.  Heluie,"T. B. Gray, M. McKay, J. C.  Camether, H. Mclntyre, Nelson; Geo.  Williams, J. R. Parks, Sookane; Mrs.  Parental, Alamo; M. R. W. Rathbone,  R. F. Green, H. Giegerich. W. J. Twigs,  Kaslo; G. B. Mcintosh, J. Campbell,  New York; S. L. Long, A. Milloy, Rossland; H. T. Twigc, New Denver; C. B.  Booth, Los Angeles; CD.Hunter, Phoenix; G. W. Aivman, Winnipeg; W.Williams, Montreal; R.Johnson, NewWest-  minst'er; F.W. Sterling, Toronto.  Miners' Union Oi fleers.  On Saturday evening last, the Miners'  Union of Sandon elected their new  officers for this year as follows.  President���������ll. J. McLean.  Vice-President���������Wm. Bowan.  Financial Secretary���������A. Shilland.  Recording Secretary���������J. S. MeKenzie.  Treasurer���������J. V. Martin.        ..  Conductor���������Carl Westin.  ���������Warden���������Mike Brad v.  A PUKE CRAPE CREAM or TARTAR POWDEI.  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Bating Powders containing:  alum.   Tliey ������r������ Injurious! to health  feiPiillPlI^^  .?t,i^..^:^^ t ���������*���������*������������������. t.,i.U-.* ������������������*���������.,..���������.  HH^IbJY������.aUi-r������1.x.VHUvnr^>MHile.  j������if-*-.*w*rjys(*j.KA!S/4.''jJiiw������i'-lry/iWca-*.>'  a.3:.*su.;j;a yji*,������wirw������.  ^~������*'---"^^^  HMKi PiimWMJWI**  *W<K������flMMI  nmummmMmirim  ; Tr?**.***** ������*. >r * ������������������  *������IM������������ Vn***rr-f-**0 MCmVtWmmM*** AM������9AMUn������MHT  p  w  31st Annual Meeting of  utual Life of  Formerly The Ontario Mutual Life.  New Name but same old Principles���������A Company of Policyholders, by Policyholders, for Policyholders.���������Leads  Canadian Business.���������A Most Successful  ni  Year,  interests of thc Company than they have been. I would express the hope, Uiatwit.h the united  efforts of our policyholders, the Board, the Agency and Olllce Stall-, thc first year of the new.  Century may ba thc banner year qf the Company in all that is true and host in Life Ab.suranee.  This can only be done, and should only be'done, on the merits of The .Mutual Life of Canada,  never on tho demerits or supposed demerits of our neighbors. 1 have, therefore, tfreat pleasure  in moving the adoption of the report.  Messrs. H. XI. lirltion, K.C., M.P., P. C. Bruce, "M.P., J, K. Fiaken and Geo. A. Somcrvillo  were re-elected Directors of the Company for th������s ensuing term of three years.  Thc business of tbu day having been brought to a close, "God Save thc King,'' was sung,  Mr. Burrows, of Belleville, leading, after which the meeting adjourned.  The Directors met subsequently and re-elected Mr. Robert jtfclvin, President; Mr. Alfred  HosUin, K.C.; First Vice-President; and Mr. B. M. Britton, ICC, M. P., Second Vice-President  of the Companyfor thc ensuing year.  Thc Thirtv-first Annual Meeting of this prosperous and leading Life Company was held at  its Head Oillec, Waterloo, Ont.. on Thursday, March 7th, 1901, at 1 p.m. Tlie meeting, composed  tolclv of policyholders, was representative aud intiuential. and the proceedings, as usual were  instructive and interesting. AmonB tho<e present, besides the ofllcers and a large number of  agents, we noticed Messrs. David Boan, 1). BuckborrotiBh, F.C. Bruce M.P., B. M. Bnbtpn,  ll r' "\1 P K P Clement Geo. Diebol, T. K. Earl. J. Kerr Piskon, B.A., Kev. J. R. Gilchrist,  HbnV.T.T.'GrtiTow, K.C.. W. S. Hodgins, A. Hoskin. K.C., W. J. Kicld, B.A.. Alex Millar,  K.C., John McCallum, \V. J. Mot/., A, W. Robarts, Geo.  A. Somerville and ^ ery Kev. Dr.  apen,e President, having taken the chair, on motion Mr, W. H. Riddnll. Secretary of thc  Company, acted as Secretary of the meeting, and at the request of the Prosidont, read the  DIRECTORS' REPORT.  1 Your Directors havo pleasure in submitting their report, together with the linancial state  ment duly audited for the year ended December 31ac 1900. .  We are glad to inform you that the business of the year has boon eminent y satisfactory,  and that it oxceedb any former year, except in respect to new business, which is somewhat  08 The Surplus earnings were sufficient to enable a continuance of the liberal distribution to j  policyholders as heretofore.   Thc interest earnings were again, as for some yours past largely  in excess of all the death claims that aro3e within the year. . cu������������������,ir.,  Thc Lxpsea and Surrenders were moderate in proportion to the business in force, showing  continued confidence of policyholders in the stability of the Company and its management.  Applications to the amount, of $1,321,345 were  received, and  policies  for fcMOi, 183   were  -      '""���������"' -> ������������������"������������������" the Dominion, The amount of business  laced in Canada  ���������I... v^v...    -  line the Company's  operations"t^Canada7'wiiere"proper"supervision can be exercised, and  business secured at a  lower expense rate than elsewhere. '��������� ': '  <���������������������������'. .  ���������',���������.���������,   _���������' ..,_,_  The number of Policies in force was 20,336, assuring $29.521,u(G.o8, on which the reserve is  $4,837,733.68, based on our own standard, Actuaries 4 per cent, for all business to January 1st,:  190������The pSmiumPIncomc' wasr?927,845.10 ; Interest Income, ������222.100.03 ; Annuity   Premiums,  the  German  of the Euro-  some  was ���������?������..<,o-ui,.i.u , xm������.w������^"^"'"1 v"������>^w.������u , _u.ux.uxuj    x. ...  821 999.82: total. 91.171.dl-l.95. or an increase of $120,oi'2.28 over the income in 1899.  *   '��������� ���������     "to Policyholders was $131,5(Jc.30; and of  this_ amount; Uie_ large  sum of  ._<; MaturedEn-  to Policyholders  S214 112 2."was paid to living Policyholders. Thc'Death claims paid were ������217,453.  dow'ments 578,300 ; Purchased Policies, ������49,513.17 ; Surplus or Dividends paid  ?78,Thc Sarplus^vorall liabUitics on the Company's standard is S310.349.30, and on the Govern.  me������rheaetive demandVr money has kept the Company's funds well employed during tho  year and interest payments have been more promptly met than in tne past. I ne total amount  of overdue intorest at Dec. 31 last was ������5,874.8(5. r .���������',������������������,������������������,.  ���������<���������'  The Manager, Officers and Staff continue to discharge their duties to the 'Satisfaction of  the Board and in'the best interests of the Company. ,,_,,.   ���������.-, :,,,,'   ir ^   wp  You will be called upon to elect four Directors in the place pf B. M. Britton, K.w., M. I ..  Francis C Bruce M.P.I J. Kerr Pisken ar.d Geo. A. Somerville, whose term of oflice ha*  expired, but all of whom are eligible for re-election. ^   MELVIN ������������������ '  President].  R.  ABSTRACT OP ACCOUNTS FOR 1900.  Income.  Premiums, net   Interest, annuities, etc...  927.81510  244,099 85  Total.  Disbursements.  .������1,171,914 95  PARLIAMENTS OF THE WORLD.  Ki'llisii House <>r<;<imiiiO]is'IIux the Largest  ICoily <>!' I.atv-.llakcr.i.  The largest parliamentary body of  lawmakers is the British House of  Commons, the membership of which  is 670. The French Chamber of Deputies, representing a constituency  numerically smaller than the British  Commons, has a membership of 584,  the Italian Parliament 508, the Hun  garian House of Representatives 453,  the Spanish Cortes 431, the Austrian  Reichsrath. 425, and  Reichstag, the smallest  pean Parliaments, 397.  Thc present membership of the United States House of Representatives,  is 357, which is less that that of any  of the European law-making bodies,  and the next House of Representatives  will be made up of 386 members.  In large American States the general tendency Ls to limit the membership of the Legislature, so that it  shall not be unwieldly, though there  are 250 members of the lower house  of the Massachusetts Legislature and  184 members of tbe lower house of  the Georgia Legislature.  The Canadian Parliament, under the  apportionment of 1892, consists of 213  members. The Boule of Greece consists of 207 members and the Chamber  of Deputies of Brazil has 212 members.  to hang  ing the  iUP.  Payment to policyholders for death claims, endowments, pronts. etc 9 ������>l.oo;> o0  Allnthfimavments....         W3,oli il  All other payments  Total ���������������������������.";��������� * ������������������-��������� ' -S 67U89 72  Assets. ';  loans on flrHt mortgages ���������- ��������� ������������������������������������������������������ '*"?1,R?i,J?i !?5  Municipal debentures and bonds .���������������������������������������������  1������������',*'������** *;  LoanB on Company's Policies      ,-A'ivi a.  Real estate, including Head oflice ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������     l*������'��������������� ������i  ���������Cash on hand and in banks ..-���������      otS'oY- ?���������?  Other assets... ������������������������������������ --.-������������������������������������������������������  ���������     3I0;2'3 M  Total ��������� '���������'..'��������� $5,182,01457  Liabilities.  Reserve,! an    'percent   $4,837,73368  AH other liabilities ������������������       iU<yil M  Total.  .$1.871,665:  Surplus.  On Company's standard 4 and 3i per cent. ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������$ 310.349 30  On Government standard 4J and 3i per cent. ���������    ol(>,UU SO  PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS.  It affords  statement for  entirely satisfactory  s me jtcntlcmen, groat pleasure to place before you the annual report and financial  >r the year ending Dec. 31st, 1900. Tho business, a������ the report shows, has been  sfaotory and with one exception, that of 1899, exceeds iu volume of new business  all Canadian Companies was abnormal for that year  nlu.ee in January lust.   To avoid this increase there  . owing to the incro i������e of rates whioh took  nla.ee in January lust. To avoid this increase mere was a perfect rush of intending insurer.* to  Set their applications iu beforo thc increase took place. And here allow me to say that for the  i*nve"re end m Doo. 19CJ0.-we added to our assurance in force 915,810,270 of which sum  *10 W 599 was added during tho last five years. I mention this, thatyou may know the grea,.  uro'trrojis the Coiripany is nuking and the esteem anilcjudduiicoiu which it is held by the  ]iim?rlnKmibUc-a confidence we believe well founded and which will increase as tunc goes on.  It shalllhe our aim to deserve this eoiiddence by being, if possible R'ill more devoted to thc  interestsof tne uollcyuo.dis.sin t.ie f.aui'o tja.i we have been in iho past.  lamcred bl ��������� informed that������ome agent* of competing Companies hav������ been statins that  our nolicvholders aro liable to assessment, at any time the Hoard may feel it necessary to  ?wJ..sstiiom I regret this, because it is absolutely uutruo, ana if such agents know any thing  uHbf^s tnc.ni.. j n-t.."'.",   ��������� ..L 11 :. :n��������� .,��������� ���������.,.���������.,���������   Tho pjiiciosof Thc Mutual  Uovornmentin respe        --.,..  Stock or Mutual, whether Canadian. American or  Biitish.  force  Tho lanso"and surrenders still continue to decrease in proportion to amount of business in  ��������� i    ffifact will be as pleasing to our agents und policyholders as it is to the Board hIiow-  in^the ialuo attached to our policies and expressive of confidence in the Company.   1 he total  S������r  nf'Policies  now  in  force is 20,330  amounting  to  $29,521,076.58,  an  S2W5B36 00. ���������^Wdodto our income $120,542.28 ; to ourWrve 8513,653.04 and t<  Imb ������:i 19    As the moan amounl of insurance, carried by. the Company ln ijjck)  increase    of  to our assets  was   much  Scr'tlar/in .Stw'soaYsS'theloss'es SSm deaths exceede'd those oflSw/but fell much below  ���������KS^nffliS. SSd were more than covered by interest earned on investment m the  is earnings of the Company enabled us to pay the  .handsome dividends, notwithstanding the fact, that owing to the change  sum of  policyholders yer*  in the Company's  etc., than in former  It^Ms'n^h^ enabled us ttj pay the  itaAds^nediyidKnowithBtiuiding the fact, that owing .to the cbanc  oS?������ w������wppp-c-allea upon to spend a much larger amount in advertising,  veers' S addiSw to refurnishing the nc?y oflice at considerable cost.   I may suy here that we  never admit office furnishing as an asset m^our flnarcial statement.  I -  -        ��������� ������������<���������"  rate  i w?Dle!iBedto'ntorm you that our money has been fully invested during the y.  '������min ^t  nnd that the interest has been unusually well met. In one Provinc  rates Of interest  and "jab I.hj- iu V^. .. ,,������������������ n,Aiv>nn   tip.r.. 31sf. 1900. wnsonlv S7(18.2i  we have ^237,090 00 ^veBiad.Vae lntcicm  sum only $31.00 was unpaid Feb. lst..lJ0l.  ���������SVith regard to the changcto a  force  taken  oilieo, January,  been canvassed:  but p'laced it on  reserve and have     .  usual was incurred lngetun^  lue thereon, Dec. 31st, 1900, was only  higher reserve, I need say-  ear at fair  vince in which  $708.22 and of this  very little, as all business in  ~ "     and all business  business in the  much of which had  t0 Tn SXlMe^^"^ Agents for their ������  .*.fin.ha?nKinany could have a more capable, aealou  sUate that no Company could  zeal on behalf of the Company and to  s body of men or truer to tho best  THEN HE HURRIED  He was too modest to be a successful lover, and. he had let forty years  of his life go by without ever coming  to an emotional point.  He was Ln love with! a fair being of  suitable age, but "he would not tell  her ad, and though she knew it. she  could not very well give him a hint  on the situation.  She was willing, because Bhe had  anrived at that time of life when a  woman is not nearly so 'hard to please  as" she might have been at some other, time, but he was stupid and went  away without a word.  He was gone a long, long time, and  when he came back he found her still  ready.  I have come back after many years,  he said to her, aa he took her hand  in greeting.  She had J earned eomethLng in tho  years since she had seen him last.  Well, for goodness' sake, Henry, sho  exclaimed fervidly, why don't you take  them ? I'm 35 now. How many moro  years do you want?  Then a great light ishone upon him,  and he did not wait for any more.  When King Edward VH. was a boy  he very often went down from Windsor to Eton, where he had more than  one friend at the school. It was by  the express wish of the Queen that  when the Prince of Wales visited the  college he. was to be- received with no  ceremony. This was literally carried  out on one occasion, when the young  Prince, wandering away from the Gen-  tleman-in-Waiting was suddenly  greeted by a boy with the familiar  question: "What's your name ? Where  do you board ? Who's your tutor ?" The  Prince saw the situation and gravely  replied: "My name is Wales; I board  at Windsor Ca3tle; and my dame���������  not my tutor���������Ls the Queen." Then he  shook hands -vith the inquirer, who  so far from being abashed, merely remarked, " You're in very good quarters, sir."  TORONTO'S WIRES.  Tlic.v Would Kciu-li lo Soulli Africa, I'ruce  In (lie IScbcl Siatc.i and llnii<; (lie  I&elM.ls.  The length of wire used in the  transaction of Toronto's rapid transit  and despatch business is sufficient to  run a cable of our own around the  world, with a branch line to the  North Pole. It would be long enough  to follow the route of the first Canadian contingent to South Africa, and  return, make a fence around the whole  of the Transvaal and Orange River  Colony, and still have enough wire  all the (Boers captured dur-  war.  If all the electric wires in Toronto were struog together their combined length would reach a distance  of over 24,000 miles.' Of this the "Hello Girl" controls more than one half,  the Bell Telephone Co.'s mileage being  placed roughly at 13,500 miles, while  the telegraph companies use 3000  miles between tlwm. The Toronto Electric and the Incandescent JLLght  Companies require nearly 6000 miles  of wire for the transmission of light  and power, while the Toronto Sti-eel  Railway uses only-205 miles in the operation of the 85 miles of trolley road  in the.city. The Toronto Fire Department's signal boxes require 80 miles  of wire, and the Police Patrol Department about 45 miles. A force of over  200 men is employed constantly keeping the various lines in repair and  erecting new lines throughout the  oity.  INFORMATION WANTED.  A man who contemplated buying a  bicycle wrote this letter to a manufacturer says an exchange: My nef-  few bot hisself a new bissickle and  sent me his old one by frate, and I've  learned to ride sume. It's a pile of  fun, but my bissickle jolts considerable. A feller com along day before  yesterday with a bissickle that had  holler-injun rubber tires stuffed with  .wind. He let me try hissen, and mi, it  run like a kushen. He told me you  sell injun rubber just the same as  hissen. Mine is all iron wheels. Do  you punch the holler hole through the  injun rubber oer will I have to do it  myself ? How do you stick the ends  together after you iget it done, If  your injun rubber is all ready will it  come any cheaper empty? I can get  all the iwLnd I want hare.  POINTED SAYINGS.  He who fears God need never fear  man.  You cannot do God's work with the  devil's weapons.  The approbation of self is: seldom  born of the approval of conscience.  Christianity is to the Christless as  the science of optics to the  blind.  Charity draws from an exhaustless  fountain; the more it gives, the more  it has to    give.  It is hopeless consulting the compass of conscience when you lay the  loadstone of lust beside it.  When wounded in battle horses' are  attended to as soon as possible. , A veterinary officer with assistants follow  close on the fighting line, and those  animals with only slight injuries are  collected together aud sent to the veterinary hospitals, established at the  fix;ed camps. Those very badly  wounded are shot. Horses killed in  battle are either buried or burned  acoording to the climate. In South  Africa burial is resorted to.  In 1890 there hvere 17,700 papers and  magazines publislicd in the United  States and Canada. To-day there are  24,230.  ���������f  I  s.  it  It  If  i  .imii^imsifliraH^^ Je  An Honest and Earnest Friend oi  the Sick Speaks.  He Tells Ills .'alien Is (o Use Ooild's lildiu'j  VHlx, aud Hie Results I'n-ovc Ills VHs-  dem lu so Dotnx.  Nicolet, Que., Mar. 25.���������Special.���������Dr.  W. Smith, of this place, reports two  cases of Kidney Disease cured by  Dodd's Kidney Pills, which are very  striking testimonials to the merit of  this great .medicine. The subjects are  Mr. .Caleb Rivard and Mr. Joseph  Hamel.  Mr. Rivard suffered from incontinence of the urine day and night. He  was so worried  by  the  discharge  of  urine   at   night,   that  he    purchased  from Dr. Smith a rubber instrument  to protect his bed.   Dr. Smith advised  Kidney Pills.   He  bought  some    and  soon reported to  the doctor  that he  was quite.cured.   Tho trouble had entirely  disappeared.  Mr. Hamel writes of his case :���������  " I suffered with Kidney Disease for  three or  four years so  bad   that    I  would have to lay off work  two   or  three days every  week.   I was con-  . tinually sick, and was. forced to walk  like an old man, being ail bent with  the pain.   I had lost all my  energy.  I heard of Dodd's Kidney Pills.   After': I had  taken  a few  dosos,  I was  delighted   to  find  myself  improving.  Thus  encouraged,  I   continued,    and  after the third  box my trouble had  entirely  disappeared.   I   could  stand  and  walk  upright  without  any pain  or stiffncss���������\\;hatever. This is over six  months ago," and I have not had the  slightest return of    tho    trouble   or  pain."  These cures have caused quite a  sensation in this neighborhood, as  both gentlemen arc well fenown.  Dodd's Kidney Pills, are very popular in Nicolet.  -*-  There aro over l.OOcl.OOO fiquare feet  of glass surface in England exclusively devoted to the cultivation and  production of potatoes for market purposed.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MBS WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYKU1? hu boon  niett by motherefor thoir children teething. It soothe������  the ohild. eofteos the gums, allayspaln, cures windcolici  and 1 g the best remedy for diarrhoea, 25o a'bottle. Sold  by eil drugeista throughout the world. Be euro and act  tor "Mi*. Winaloir'g Soothing Syrup."  Twenty-one thousand pounds worth  of artial&e are left in London eabu in  a year.  JKinard'sl.iuiineiiii'oriSaiC ev.crj.wlicrfl  There are 22,000 different' friendly  societies in England, with 7,000.000  members, and a capital of ������58,000,000.  Out of the Vatican's 11,000 rooms',  Pope Leo has reserved for his personal  use only three���������a small sitting-room,  a little dining-room, and   a bedroom.  Miuard's Liniment Cures flamiruff.  Statisticians agree that the population of the world averages 100 women to every 100 men.  State of Ohio, Citvck Toledo, \ ���������.  Lucas County. jss-  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is  senior partner of the flrni of P. J. Cheney &  Co., doing: business in tbe City of Toledo,  County and State aforesaid, nnd that said Arm  will pay tho gum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every ease of Catarrh  thafe cannot be cured by the use of Hall'^  Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn.to before me and subscribed in ray  presence, this 6th day of December. A.D. 188b'.  :��������� : A. W GLEASON,  : seal. : Rotary Public.  Halls Catarrh Cure la ts.ken internally, and  acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces  of the system.   Send for testimonials, free.  F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O  Sold by DrugglBts, 75o.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  The hardest thing in the world for  a young woman to do is to look unconcerned  the  first time she comes  out   in     a handsome     engagement-  ring.  PATCHING UP TWO NAVAL RELICS  Two of the most venerable relics of  the French navy���������the dispatch boats  Inconstant and Papia���������have been  bought by the republic of (Ecuador and  are nowi being patched up to be sent  to their destination.  Ifiinard's Liniment. Relieves iVeuralgla.  ���������___^  On a recent scientific test, a worker in metals succeeded in drawing a  penny out into 5,700 ft. of wire.      MONTREAL HOTS.!. OIRECTojrY^^^  AVFN tiP   WnijSt���������tfoulll^- College     A.������M<  per day.  j     Poet���������"Did you get my book of son-  j nets that I sent you V     His friend���������  "Oh, yes���������delightful!   I couldn't sleep  till I'd read 'em."  TO CUBE A COLD IX O.VE ������AT  Tako Laxatlro Bremo Qulnlna Tablets. Ail druggist*  refund tbe money If it fails to oure B. W, Grove*'  olgnatuw U on oachbox. ,   19a  Two million shot and shell, weighing 20,000 tons, is the average annual  output of British arsenals.  Minai'il's Liniment Hires Burns, etc.  After the adoption of a proper  drainage system, mortality in Bristol  fell from 100 to 65 por 100,000 inhabitants.  W PC 10O  a!������'iiiiiiiL_j;   i    I. ������������������ ..  WE CHALLENGE THE WORLD to produce a drink as gratifying as  C53E3-!SrXaC53Sa-    ���������XMES.^l  You notice the fine points when you drink it.  Little style, best of quality and accurate quantity.  Load Packages   25, 30, 40, SO and 60 Cents.  HF   V#">������fl    lft/_������B"B+    best results SHIP nl   your  E E      ������ WM    Wcaifflfc BUTTER, ECGS, POULTRY, APPLES, other FRUITS and PRODUCE, t<i  The Dawson Commission Co. l,m,t^ibcornfl^8t^"n?o.an,3j:  -c^wc^B^^Ta^^ v*^������.^.*^^-  If I use that Paint o:i my house  will it do anv good? Of course  it will if it's 'the right Paint. 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Special  quotations for car loads or largo  lots.   "Write for prices.  TORONTO WRAPPING  PAPER  COMPANY  75 Adelaide-st. West.  is a sure indication of Sexual Weakness or other Nervous trouble,  Failing- Powers or Diseases of the Kidneys and Pelvic Region. A woman's backache tells of that weakness which makes it a labor and agony,  to live. Backache *str^ m gj tsfssEa*. gpasB jf%, at home by the  and its numerous a^b H k SmJ^ Smm H H Pa-'ent applying*  causes can quickly  ^ jg ^^J HS  W^'   i   J������   to the aching"spot  and  positively be  a    unique,    safe  and successful method of electric treatment which gently and soothingly dispels pain and saturates the whole body with renewed vigor, making life worth Jiving.     It is known as  Dr. McLaughlin's Method of Seif-App!eed Electrical Treatment-  It  is  worn   comfortably at  night while the patient sleeps, and DOES  NOT BURN OR BLISTER, as do other  appliances   which have  enough  power to be curative.  After you are cured you cm pay me, and then the  price  will  be oniy one-half  what is asked for. thc old .style belts, which   have been   blistering- and  burning-  the  backs of the wearers for the past 30 years.    My Belt is three times as strong as any other Belt sold, and is the only one  that does not blister the flesh.  Extracts From a Few of the Testimonials on File in Our Office  ��������� ' I would Bay to all who aro troubled with  lame Dear Sir,���������Your Bolt has cured my weak back.   I  back, and all diseases common among men, that never feel any pain now.   I told yon bifore J got  your belt is what they want to get.   You'-s truly, your Belt I coul d hardly sit m< after a hard day's  TJxbridge, Ont.                        A. L. Widdilield. work.   A day's work is not a toil to me now.  I   would not take double what I paid for your Thos. W. I'orris.  belt if I could not get  another.   I haven't been Hopeville, Out.  trou bled with my back since using it.  Yours very truly,  K ennicott, Ont. H. Davis.  My back Is entirely well, the pain is all gone and  all my other troubles hat u .eft me.  Benfrew, Ont. JuniesFar.iuharsou  ,   CALL TO-DAV OR WRITE FOR MY 80-PAUE BOOK, WITH INFORMATION.   ADDRESS .  ""        ������---  130   vo.VOIx   STJIEET, I OFFICE HOURS;  The night losses which used to be so frequent are  about stopped. I feel confident that in another  month I will be entirely cured.  Del bert Rouse  24 Fair Avenue, Brantford, Ont  I would say that your Belt has done all you  claimed it would.   I have not an ache or a pain  now.   I would not tako treble what I paid for it.  Wahuapitne Lake, Ont. W. F. McDcrmott.  1 am perfectly satisfied with your Belt as far n������ I  have used it.   1 feel a great deal better.  Yours Truly,  JSonnan, Ont. William Dixou.  Dear Sir,���������The pains in kneo and lower parts of  llmba have disappeared entirely.   My back is O. K.  Ii. A. McLaren  Obater, Man.  in  TOtfd.VTO, ������XT.  9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.  wmmmiismmimmiimfflmmimmmmmwmmam  ummmmmMmMMtawmimwi  IHHIHMlMllllllMiMIUMLaMi THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 13, 1901.  \ ,v\  x *  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY,   APRIL 13,  1901.  TAXES ON PERSONAL PROPERTY.  Continuing an  article in  last week's  issue on this subject, it must be apparent to the government, the time is not  distant in which the right to tax all personal  property and   incomes   must   be  turned over to  the municipalities,   as  well as real estate.   The only reason the  government can advance for retaining  personal property taxation to the present is the necessity for revenue.   There  is no precedent for retention, as all the  other provinces of Confederation have  turned it over long ago.   The  plea  for  retention is a very poor one, as the revenue got that way does  not  amount to  more  than   60  cents   per  head of the  population of the country.  The injustice of such a course is self  evident to any and all who give the matter a passing thought. As a rule municipal assessors assess on something like  actual value, while provincial officers  having so much ground to cover assess  at random���������they rarely secure more  than one-third value, and their rate of  taxation���������one-half of one per cent, is i  not more than one quarter of that of J  municipalities on real estate property!  the country over, and no man can ad- ���������  vance a single reason to show why realty  and personal property should not pay  the same rates of taxation. Lower rates  for the holder of personal property than  those charged the holder of realty, simply means class legislation in its worst  form. If the government has to have  the trifle it gets from this source, there  are a dozen other ways of getting the  amount without imposing class legislation or hardships on any one. If chattel property was turned over to municipalities, local officials would get a better  estimate of values than provincial officers do, and the councils would impose  the same rates they place on realty.  This would equalize the matter all  around. It would also facilitate tax  payments on realty, a thing very much  required, as chattels would be held for  the realty taxes.  It appears to us every corporation in  the province ought to press for this  change at once, and hurry up the day in  which many of their financial disabilities would be properly relieved.  FAT   BABY  Fat is the cushion that nature fills out and surrounds the  little ones with, to protect their  tender parts���������the same with  kittens and puppies���������fat is not  tender. Fat they must have;  and fat they must be.  If your baby is anyway short  of his rights, give him Scott's  emulsion  of cod-liver oil.  We'll send you a little to try if you liicc.  SCOTT &. BOWNE,   Chemists, Toronto.  A NATURAL BORN PHILOSOPHER.  The Bluestreak often goes into metaphysics  and  other   physics,   many  of  which become  nauseating   to  men   of  common sense.     Because  the   miners  unions favor state ownership of railways  and    other    large  public   utilities,   it  argues, "to be m the swim," that the  state ought to handle all public and private industries, even to the proposed  refinery, and "reasons" it  out   that   if  Gooderham   and   Blackstock build   it,  they will pocket, in the proposed bonus  of $5 a ton for   refining  lead  in  three  years,  more than  the refinery will co8t(  It places the cost of the refinery at $250,-  000,and the proposed bonus of $5 a ton on  17,000 tons a year for three years says  that in the company will realize $255,000.  or $5,000 more than the institution will  cost, ergo the bonus should no be given.  In  all   such    matters   business    men.  Bluestreaks,   of course,   excluded   calculate 20vper cent, per annum for interest   on   money, wear  and   tear on machinery, &c, before they consider the  profits.   The Bluestreak considers the  rjrofits,    however,    without    reference  whatever to these charges on earnings.  They, however amount to $50,000 a year  or $150,000 for  the  three years, which  inust come out of the bonus of $255,000,  leaving $105,000.   Now, as a Canadian  refiner will have to compete in England  with Spanish, Australian, American and  other   products   that   pay lower  transportation   rates   than  he does, he 'must  deduct, his   excessive charges from the  $105,000 bonus remaining before he has  any of it for profit.   Again it often haps  pens he may have to carry the product-  of his refinery three, six, or even twelve  months  before the market is favorable  to sell, and that means inteiest on  a lot  of capital tied up, before he can count  on any of the remaining portion of the  bonus   his  own.   The Bluestreak with  its usual characteristics, refuses to place  any of   these   circumstances before its  readers,  when condemning  the bonus  principle.   This would be too much fair  play for that print.and would be placing  too many facts in intelligence before the  public, for its'deluding designs.  A man -who has been running a race  with steam and electricity for years,  finds himself suddenly stopped. It  seems as if a cold hand. clutched his  heart. His brain whirls ; he can hardly  see. "What is it?" he asks himself a*  the attack passes.  If his question  meets a right answer, he'll be told  that his seizure is  a warning to pay  more attention to  his stomach, which  is already deranged  by irregular meals  and rich foods.  Doctor Pierce's  Golden Medical  Discovery cures  diseases of the  stomach and organs of digestion  and nutrition. It  eliminates from the  blood disease  breeding poisons.  It makes the blood  rich and pure, and  furnishes a foundation for sound,  physical health.  "About ten years  ago I began to have  trouble with my  stomach," writes Mr.  Wm. Connolly, of 535  Waluut Street, Lorain,  Ohio. "It got so bad  that I had to lay off  quite often���������two and  three days in a week. I have been treated by  the best doctors in this city, but got no help.  Some said I had cancer of the stomach, others  catarrh, others dyspepsia. Then I wrote to  you for advice. You advised the use of your  'Golden Medical Discovery' and 'Pleasant Pellets.' These medicines I have taken as directed.  , I commenced to get hotter from the start, and  have not lost a day this summer on account of  my stomach. I feel tip-top, and better than I  have for ten years."  Keep the bowels healthy by using Dr.  Pierce's Pellets.    They don't yripe.  TH AT CELESTIAL GENIUS.  The following item actually originated  from the small brain of the Chinaman  editor who wields the uhopstick for a pen  in the Paysneak:  "McGuigan, B.C.. April 5th. [2:30  p.m.] Tho editor of the scab organ has  just passed here in a hog car. When  last seen he was yammering thru the  bars: "Cash it! Cauh it! Cash it!"  Oh, no! It's only Poland Chinas ride  in hog cars, and the Paysneak Celestial  having rode in nothing else, imagines  everybody does the same. He never had  courage enough to make such an assertion when the editor of the Review was  here to answer him, but with his amazing ignorance, the onlv qualification, he  has a superabundance of, lie thought he  would sneak around in his absence and  say anything he pleased without fear of  contradiction. But, no. Mr. Cliffe knew  only too well the viper he had to contend with; he expected a low, mean,  contemptible attack on the part of the  Paysneak mouthpiece, and made arrangements to meet him accordingly.  The truth of the matter is, that thc  editor of the Review was looked upon  as a very able exponent of the bonus  for the refinery cause, he being personally acquainted with a large number of  members of parliament, and intimately  so with some of the Cabinet ministers,  as well as his knowledge of the facts of  the case. A few days ago he was told  by some persons zealous in the matter,  to let nothing hinder him from being a  member of the delegation, if any difficulty arose to let them know at once.  An obstacle appeared, he immediately  wired as directed, and the tangle was  straightened out in a very short time.  He is now probably in the Dominion  Legislative Hall, and while journeying  there enjoyed the soft, downy cushions  of a Pullman car���������a luxury unknown  to the Paysneak Celestial, and which but  few of his qaliber ever experience.  W. S.'DilEWRY  Sandon, B, O.  H. T. T-W1UU  New Denver, B.C.-  DREWRY & TW1GG  Dominion aud Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bed foid Ji Mb Neil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, LL. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,' Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  AGeNTS WanTED for-'THE LIFE A.nD REJCN  OE QUEEN VICTORIA." including special  memorial tributes from the most eminent  British and Canadian statesmen,' and ������������������The  Life of King ltd ward Vll." Size 10 x 1%, about  COO pages, better illustrated than anv-rivkl  work. Written by Dr John Coulter, from London, Eng., the celebrated Historian and J01 1-  nalist, and John A. Cooper, editor Canadian  Magazine, Toronto.. Price only ?1.75���������new bonk  from cover to cover. Extra large ooiniiiissiot :  credit given; prospectus free to canvassers.  World Publishing Co., Guelph, Ont.  The Denver House  0000  Headquarters for Travelling Men and  Miners.  The Table Is first class.  The Bar is always stocked by the best  Imported Wines. Liquors and Cigars.  The Rooms are all that can be desired  for comfort.  NELSON & CO., Proprietors.  British Columbia Mining Asooeiation.  The petition for the bill to incorporate the British Columbia Mining  Association is signed by Bernard McDonald, Edmund B. Kir by, T. Mayne  Daly, all of Rossland, and J, Roderick  Robertson, H. E. Croasdaile, J. ������J.  Campbell, S. S. Campbell, T. J. Duncan,  R. R. Hedly, J. R. Gifford, W.H. Sandiford, T. G. Proctor, E. B. Woakes and  J.C.Ryan, all of Nelson, and H.B.Alexander, W.E. Zwicky, David Heap, M.  R. W. Rathborne, A. W. Wright, J. A.  Whittier, E. Rammelmeyer, G. W.  Hughes, Geo. Ransom and R. E. Fish-  burn, Sandon, and Chas. E. Hope, of  Vancouver, "humbly showeth;"  .1. That it is in the interest of the  mining industry of the province of  British Columbia that an association  should be formed for the purposes  hereinafter mentioned.  2. That your petitioners are deirous  of being incorporated as an association  for the following purposes, namely:  First���������To promote the arts and  sciences connected with the economical  production of valuable minerals and  metals, by means of meetings for the  reading and discussion of technical  papers and the subsequent distribution  of such information as may be gained  through the mediums of publications.  Second���������The establishment of a  central reference library and headquarters for the purposes of the  organization.  Third���������To take concerted action  upon such matters as affect the mining  and metallurgical industries of the  Province of British Columbia and to  encourage and promote these industries  by all lawful and honorable means.  Established 1858.  MR. Smith & Co.  Hanufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  Clothes Cleaned/  Pressed  and Repaired  AT THE   I.   X.  L.   TAILOR   SHOP,  Opposite Union Hotel,  F.  PHILLIPS,  Proprietor.  1   )r-������.  nN/loirordsorx,  IDerxtist.  Cor. Ward and Baker Sts., Neison, B.C.  Everybody Wants  the Best Coal.  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coai  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it for all kinds of grate  E. i?. Cameron-.  \  *  *  3  1  1  1  i  !  1  1  >.  j  t  ���������\  ?  %  \  ������  X  i  ������r  %  1  ii  ?  1  %  ���������c  V  %  \  ?j  is  'I  1  f  it  .  ,,  k  s/  (  ft  *.  '1  V.  V.  fc<  >  ".,  i  t  '..'  i  H  1  h  \  if  ���������i  fJ  .*  $ 1  ���������:>  %  V,"  *s  tit  ^I1  ���������"*   I  |,r  0  -s 4. ���������  w a''  ?s is -  11  i % .  I '*; \i  ,> J-  II'  . 11,  11  >*%- >  -S il'  \ &���������������������������  i'-' '4 ���������"  ,'\ ������  ,V|  it  I   5.  h  ]  %  >  >  5 :������������������  .H  ft  M������  ifl  ���������1.  ���������1  'I  to   -��������� '.j THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 13, 1901.  $��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  t  R. H. Trueman  Of Vancouver, is in town, and will positively remain for only TEN DAYS,  FROM APRIL 5th.  We are, as usual, prepared to do  ALL BRANCHES OF PHOTOGRAPHY  With our usual guarantee  of satisfactory work.  Studio opposite C.P.R. Station,  SANDON.  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fine assortment of all  -Miners* Clothing  Cents' Furnishings  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, iu fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted.in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  t  o  <���������  <���������  <���������  o  To the Honourable tlie Speaker and Members of the  L,e<nsla-  tiye Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, in Parliament  assembled: . .'���������  The petition of the undersigned, the Corporation of the City of  ' Sandon, Hn the Province of British Columbia, humbly sheweth :  That the resources of municipal corporations within the province, in view of the constantly increasing expenses, are wholly inadequate for successfully carrying '611, Municipal Government.  That the laws on the subject as they, stand, too often encourage  the holders of real estate and improvements in with-holding their  annual taxes badly needed to meet current demands, forcing the  Municipalities to' borrow at- excessive rates of interest while the  unpaid realty taxes bear but a nominal rate.  That the limitation of assessment in  Corporations  to realty  their improvements and licenses, leads to a great inequality in the  tax payments of the public in general.  That, though it is assumed taxpayers, regardless of the nature  of their holdings, contribute taxes iu proportion to the value of their  assets, the object sought is defeated by the provisions of the law.as  at present constituted, on account of the great inequality in,the rates  imposed by Municipalities on realty as compared with those of the  province on personal property and incomes. '  That, duly considering all the circumstances, your petitioners  consider it most desirable your Honourable body should by law  transfer the right to tax personal property and incomes within the  Municipal boundaries, to the Municipalities direct as in real' estate  and improvements, and conform the usage to that of nearly all the  other provinces of Confederation. ���������  That such transference, iu addition to enabling Municipalities  to tax equitably on the basis of the value of assets held, would  greatly facilitate the collection of taxes ou realty, as provided for  by the laws of the other, provinces/and thus remove a grievous  burden under which Municipalities now labour.  That this additional asset to Corporations becomes more necessary in view of the increased burdens likely to be thrown upon  them by the passage of the new School Law and similar enactments.  Your petitioners, therefore, pray that your Honourable body  may give fitting consideration to the subject herein and pass act in  conformity therewith.  And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.  Witness  the seal, of the Corporation  of the City of Sandon  affixed to this petition by order of the Council of said Corporation  in meeting assembled and passed the 3rd day of.April, 1901.  W. H. LILLY, H. H. PITTS,  City Clerk. Mayor.  ���������CI������<O������t������98t0**������������tO������tl*������������t������t������������������������lt������t������������Ct������������*et������*������������������������t(  The BIG Store.  '.l'������(1.ri<M.Cl^l.Cl.������l,Cl,^.Cl^l.>"������r'l.lS.M.f',<'l.lM'<.)<l('<,l1,'������.������'..'l.(N('>.>S('<.l<,('<.l%x.,j..(.(rf.,(M.  First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods  Just Arrived and More on the Way.  We are Offering Special Values in Dress Goods  Carpets, Oilcloths, Tapestry, Spares, Giirtaios.  Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries ?  .'<.l'l-������(.<.U'>.l,l<'l,,.t<M.,.i..(.<.l,M,(nX<.<>l^l.<"4.M,Ci.M.I,l^>.<S<Mr("H'>.("wM.<- C������.<'..'<.'���������wM.f>.4>l.t<tJ>  THE HUNTER-KENDRIK   CO. LTD.  e  e  ������  e  ������  0  e  e  a  0  0  0  eooooeeftoesoeecssssoeoooeoaeooceessooeeoeosaeoeseeoo  THE PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  5XCHANGK for exhibition.  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  Correspondence solicited.   Address all communications to  Telephone No. 101.     P. O. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson. B.C.  W. A. MURRAY I CO. LIMITED, TORONTO.  Moved by Alderman Lovatt, seconded by Alderman Gonim,  That a copy of the foregoing petition be sent to each Municipality  in the province, and ask their co-operation in promoting the objects  of the same.  Write for an Assortment of Samples  HANDSOME SILKS  AND DRESS GOODS.  Naturally you like to have something different to that worn by  other people���������it's not possible to, find the variety where stocks are  necessarily limited, but by writing our Mail Order Department for  samples you get a choice of the finest goods imported into Canada.  Write at once while assortments are at their best.  Silks, 35c to $4.00 the yard.  Dress Goods, 35c to $2.75 the yard.  Address Mail Order Department,  f. A. Murray & Co. Limited. S?������ SEMAHTS' M INCOMES,  SOME OF THEM MAKE OVER $5,000  PER ANNUM.  Salaries of lhe Junior Lords of 1 lie Trcu  Miry���������What the flicf on the Household  Stair or ii Millionaire Gets.  The title of this article does- not  refer to the much talked-of and  ���������gradually diminishing suburban "general." Our servants with big incomes  are those who have the good fortune  to be in the service of our ��������� modern  money kings. ���������  The stately homes of Englnad are  owned by stately families!, and these  palaces are in the main, and to all  practical purposes: run almost entirely  by servants whose stipends', in many  instances;, would put to the blush those  of gentlemen who are supposed to be  in fairly good positions',  Admiralty���������gentlemen who have the  real handling of the greatest navy of  the world.  Of course, we are referring more  directly to those confidential-like servants employed ,by our greater aristocratic families. Thoge engaged in the  lesser distinguished families  are not  Where there are a large number of  servants.' these want supervision, and  require someone'to give them orders'.  As "my lord" and "my lady" do not  in their programme for' the day include instructions; for thc servants,  they pay responsible people to do this.  When    servants:  with  big incomes  paid so extravagantly, although they j have  amassed  a  fairly    considerable  are highly paid for'servants;  For instance, a butler would consider he was! getting poor wages if he  could not command, with "tips," more  than ������300 a year���������not a bad stipend  when you consider that all is,' found  him besides. That ������������������300 is worth  ������500 to you, when you have to pay for  all you get. I  There are very few people so placed] In  as to practically save thc best part of  their gross: income, but the higher domestics, in the service of the best  families can do ^o, unless they are  otherwise improvident.  SALARY OF THE BUTLER.  After the butler comes the first  man, but though this serving man's  position ranks, immediately after that  [ of the butler, yet there is a vast dif-  sum they retire from domestic service  and go into business on their own accounts, either as; landlords of country  hotels or as: owners of cafes and  restaurants'.  SUFFERS" WOMEN..  VARIETY  IN   EGGS.  There are numerous chefs: and but- i ference in the status; of each and in  lers in. receipt of bigger stipends than I the  waKes  Paid,  those paid to many of our permanent  Undersecretaries of State in the service of the    Government,  gentlemen  who virtually run the Empire.  The    three junior    Lords of      the  What the' butler is paid and what he  makes besides in gratuities from visitors and in other ways', often these  perquisites' exceed his wages, he de-  serves', for the duties ho has to perform are very responsible and important.   He is  quite  the governor.'  The  wages  then  of thc first  man  _\est on Toast���������With ��������� Crciini  Sauce and  Mushrooms,  Egg dishes aro now uuicli in evidence, and many a housewife sighs for  a "new way" to cook thorn. Omelets,  poached eggs on toast and the like, be  they never so daintily served, pall on  the palate after a time, and the wise  housekeeper forestalls this event. by  providing a variety. The New York  Tribune suggests:  For delicate appetites eggs in a nest  on toast are particularly suitable. Separate the yolks and whites of the eggs,  keeping each yolk unbroken in a separate saucer. Beat the -whites to a stiff  froth. Divide them into, .is many  mounds as there are yolks and put  them in buttered cups. Make a depression in the top of each mound and place  roasting, baking, boiling and stewing  and the making of rolly-poly pudding  Treasury, to go no higher, get a salary |  of ������1,000 a year each, but there are | varies from ������0 or ������7 only to about' m7ttheTolkT ^anrth^cupsTn'a'pan  some chefs' in London on the .house- | *������������ ^ ������. ^ Vh ^^ i ������f hot water, sprinkle with pepper  hold staff of great families who find : name<] amount.     But the perquisites   au^ sa^ an<* Pn* a smaH piece of but-  are very valuable assets, though ser- , ter on the top of each.   Cover and let  vants do not regard them as part nad | them steam for three or four minutes.  a far more profitable   source of in-   P*���������?1 ������* their wages. | Turn each carefully on a slice of hot  With the exception of personal ex-   buttered toast, leaving the yolk undis-  penditure necessary and common to us ��������� turbed on the top  sy^jf.'Si.'its I, t^^ slmpl������way ,B wa c"p-  represent, added to which may be the ful of nch cream sauce- Bcnl S1X ������SSS  emoluments, net savings, since ser- for 15 minutes. Cut the whites into  vants aro housed and-fed at their I dice and mix them with the sauce; turn  employer's expense. j this over slices of hot buttered toast  The wages of servants of all grades ��������� and sprinkle the grated yolks over the  below  the  rank of butler���������and   theyjtop  arc very numerous  in a large repre- j    ������!  come.  It must not be thought that Lhe chef  does not earn his' money; he does,  for it is a moro difficult task to please  tho palate of the epicure than it is to  satisfy tbe taste of a nation in matters diplomatic.  A CHEF'S BIG- SALARY.  A chef on the household staff of a  certain British millionaire, wh is not  wholly unconnected with our cousins  ovor the water, gets the salary of one  of the secretaries, of the Home Office,  just below. ������1,000 a year, while the  chef at a popular hotel Ln London is  paid over ������1,000 per annum.  These wages: are high certainly, but  they fall beloJw those paid to at least  three or four chefs ino. 'New York,  these Servants getting up to ������2,000 a  year; that is the sum paid to the cook  whose unbeaten prowess in the culinary art is &> agreeable to the tastes  of a certain millionaire railway king,  To , come back home, the wages,  with emoluments, given to our butlers are rarely below the salaries paid  to   heads of branches.,    say,    in  the  Scrambled eggs with mushrooms are  sentative house���������are    nothing out of ,   , , ,,     ,  the common; chefs, butlers', and first! also seiTed on toast;    Break one cup  .coachmen,    seem    to  monopolise    all j ful  of  mushrooms  into  small  pieces, i solutely  there  is in   the way of fat  incomes' | dredge them with flour and put theui J almost entirely deserted me.   I often  _,���������.._-..  ,__.__   .^.   _._.. .into   the  sauccpan   with   tm.ee   table-   aaw    in    f1lA     newspapcrs  A MESSAGE OF HOPE TO THE WEAK.  AND!'. DEPRESSED.  A   <;rsli'!'ul   W ���������;Tdl<   ol"II<>r Keli-ase  From I hi; Agonies jTliitl AI!llcl..H<.r Sex  Alter Tli!���������(!(���������, Ooclors Had Failed to ISt-ln-  Her.  The amount of suffering borne by-  women throughout the country, can  never be estimated. Silently, almost  hopelessly, they endure from day to  day afflictions that can only fall to-  the lot of women. The following  story of the suffering and release of  Mrs. Charles' Hoeg, of Southampton,  N.S., ought to bring hope, and health-  and happiness' to other sufferers. Mrs'.  Hoeg says:���������"For nine out of the-  thirty-two years of my Life, I have  suffered as; no woman, unless she has  been similarly afflicted, can imagine I  could suffer and yet have lived. Three  weeks out of four I would be unable  to move about and, indeed, at no  time was really fit to attend to my  household duties'. I consulted physicians��������� three of the most skilful docT  tors in the county of Cumberland  at different times had charge of my,  case. These all agreed in their diagnosis;, but the treatment varied, and  while at times I would experience  some relief, at no time was! there any  hope given me of a permanent cure.  Many a night when I went to bed I  would have been glad if death had  come before morning. I never had  much faith in proprietary medicines,,  but at one time I took a half dozen  bottles of a blood-making compound  that was highly recommended. This",  like anything else, failed to help me,  There seemed to be not a particle of  blood in my body. My face was ab-  colorless,    and my appetite  derived from tips  and wages'.  VANDEBJBILT'S  COACHMAN.  Alluding to coachmen reminds us  of the fully-deserved but nevertheless  magnanimous salary paid to the coachman of a certain Lord Mayor within  these realms' who, for the privilege of  driving the chief magistrate, is- allowed something like ������300 a year and  perquisites', a respectable sum and yet  a very poor and miserable pittance  compared \vit_bl that which was paid  to the jehu who drove the inventor of  the Waterbury watch;, that coachman  got over ������1,000 a year.  Vanderbilt paid his coachman a similar sum.        '  spoonfuls of butter, a few drops of onion juice, salt and paprika. Cook for  ten minutes. Beat three eggs slightly,  not separating them, and season them  with salt and pepper to taste. Add them  to the mushrooms and scrape thqm  from the bottom as they cook until the  mixture is thick and creamy.  Shirred eggs are easily prepared in  the chafing dish: Butter the blazer,  turn in the eggs and cook them over  boiling water. Sprinkle them with salt  and paprika.  The lofty upright character of Dr. Chase shown in  the true worth of his famous home treatments  ===Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  In medicine, as in every other sphere | revitalize the wasted nerve cells', Dr.  of human action, it is character that iCha.se determined to formulate the  tells. Every prescription that Dr. A. i preparation now-known as Dr. Chase's  AV. Chase gave, to his1 fellowmen is Nerve Food. Dr. Chase put charao-  full of character, full of the honest, ; ter in this medicine. It stands as a  sterling character which made the j monument to his memory���������the most  grand old doctor respected, admired successful spring medicine'that money  and loved by all who knew him.     No   can  buy.  preparation has ever been put to such  severe tests as has Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food, and yet it stands alone to-day  as a wonderfully effective cure for  all diseases resulting from thin blood,  weak nerves and a run-down condition of the system.  There   is   character   in  Dr.   Chase's  Dr. Chase's; Nerve Food has been endorsed and recommended by more  medical mein and reputable people  than any similar remedy. 50c. a box,  6 boxes for ������2.50. All dealers', or Ed-  manson, Bates &, Co., Toronto.  Dr.   Chase's' last  and complete Re-  Nerve    Food    or it    would never   be , ceipt Book gives in plain, simple lan-  known to-day throughout this continent and Europe as the standard  spring medicine of the world and as;  a tonic omd restorative of surpassing  virtue., Knowing that every man,  woman , .nd child needs a restorative  guage the cause, symptoms and treatment for nearly every disease known  to suffering man, and contains; over  3,000 of the most valuable receipts;  and prescriptions; ever collected. If  you  want a single copy or desire to  and  reconstructant  in   the spring  to   become ah  agent  write for circulars  purify  and  enrich  the blood  and  to . and full particulars.-  Women Taking- Scalp Massage.  Scalp massage is the latest treatment  that lovely woman is undergoing, remarks the New York Sun. It is intended to take the place of the old fashioned hair tonic, and the women who undergo the treatment at the fashionable  hairdressing shops agree that it 1b beneficial to the hair and has almost the  bracing effect of a Turkish bath in addition. '  It takes almost an hour to get a scalp  massage, which really includes other  things. The theory is that manipulation of the scalp stimulates the roots of  the hair better than any amount of liquid tonic applied without such treatment. So an experienced masseuse  rubs and kneads the scalp in a thousand ways, moistening her fingers in a  tonic solution as she works. Then she  straightens out the kinks in the hair,  brushes and shampoos it and, last of  all, singes it strand by strand until every split and bleeding hair is healed.  [Until the German Emperor was  made a Field-Marshal, no one but  King Edward VII. [himself was both  a Field-Marshal of the Englisb Army  and an .Admiral of the English Fleet.  The number of Field-Marshals is now  nine. They are: The King, the German Emperor, the Duke of Cambridge,  Prince Edward of Saxe-Weiinar, Lord  Roberts, Lord Wolseley, Sir Lintorn  Simmons, Sir Frederick Haines, and  Sir Neville Chamberlain.  saw in the newspapers letters  testifying to the merits; of Dr.  Williams' Pink' Pills', but ��������� nine  years of suffering and discouragement had made me too sceptical to-  see any hope of relief, when doctors;  had failed to effect a cure. But at  last I came across the story of a  cure'near home���������that of Mr. Moses;  Boss;, of Rodney. I know that at one  time he had been regarded as a hopeless:, consumptive, and his euro  through Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, determined me to try them. I had not  taken two boxes before I began to  feel better, and grew confident of a  cure. I kept on taking the pills, all.  the time feeling new blood in my  veins, activity returning to my limbs',,  and the feeling of depression gradually wearing away. To many women  it may, seem incredible that the mere  making of new blood in my veins  could restore to a healthy condition  misplaced internal organs:, but this  has been my happy experience. My  pains have all left me, and I am now  as healthy a woman as! there is in  this place. This: health I owe to Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills:, which have rescued me from a life of suffering, if  not from the grave."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills' are especially valuable to women. They build  up the blood, restore the nerves!, and  eradicate those troubles! which make  the lives of s_o rnainy women, old and  young, a burden. Palpitation of the  heart, nervous headache and nervous]  prostration speedily yield to this  wonderful medicine. These pills; are  sold only in boxes), the trade mark  and wrapper printed in red ink, at  50 cents a box, or six boxes for  $2.50, and may be had o'f, druggists',  or direct by mail from Dr. Williams'  Medicine Company, Brockville, Ont.  Tobacconist���������Cigars'?: Yes, sir. Here  are some I got in specially for presents. CumsVj���������They won't do. I want  some to smoke myself.   ,  ,  i  I)  ���������I  t  k  if -c  ti  n-  g<  k  'K  /���������:  l>'iM  V?'  I ���������'���������  1  il  i '���������i  5*  iwrnvimmniiBiiinBiMMi  'mmimmmmmmmmmmmimmfflmmm lift) '  Rom Hi B i .(������  .   When Hi's Majesty was. a handsome}  youth of    nineteen    years  he  paid a '  visit to Canada in response to an invitation to Queen Victoria   from the  Legislative    Council    and    Legislative  ���������Assembly.    This was in 1860 and those  who figured in any way in this memorable     event   were   even     afterwards  proud to refer   fo   the   occasion.     As  might be   supposed   he   was   received  with. Royal honours and at a number  of points balls were given at which H.  R. H.   honoured    quite   a number of  Canadian belles by   giving    them his  hand for one  of  the  numbers.      The  first  was at St. Joiua's. Newfoundland  at  the   Colonial    House.     Thousands,  oi people wcva iui attendance and the  Prince danced until half past one opening, the  ball  with  Lady  Brady afterwards dancing with Misy Grant, Mrs.  Major Bailly, Hon. Mrs. Kent,' Miss. E.  Garter,  M"rs. Ridley, Miss Mackarrol,  Mrs. Young, Miss. Robertson, Mrs. E.  D.    6h.ua.,   Miss   0. .' Jarvis,    and Mias  To bin.  At Quebec the Prince opened tbe  ball with Madame Langevia, Tbe Lady  Mayoress, and then with! Miss Irvine,  daughter of Lt.-Coi. Irvine, A. D. C.  and afterwards witii Madame Cartier,  MJ������t> Price,   Miss   La,   Mesurier, Miss  Prince.���������Miss Moffat, Mrs. Watson,  Miss Becher, Mrs. Howell, Miss Prince,  Misrf Aski'n, Mrs. Judge Small, Miss  Hamilton, Mrs. W. L. Lawrason, Miss  J. Meredith, Miss Bell, Miss Gzowski,  Mrs. Be vers, Miss Hope,. Miss Daltoa,  Miss Paul, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Jas,  Daniel I, Miss'Br o ugh:  ���������At Hamilton'another great reception was given followed}" by the usual  gaieties in the evening. The ball  room was arranged in tin- Royal Hotel  where the following ladies enjoyed the  privilege of a number wiih'His Highness:���������Mrs. David McNab, Miss Mills,  Miss McNab, Miss B. Wilder, Miss  Smiih, Miss Thomas, Miss Lawrason,  Mrs. Strickland, Miss Murray, Mrs'.  Brydges, Miss Powell, Miss E. Murray,  Mis.������ Proudfoot, Mi'ss. Benson, Miss  Gedd, Miss Reynolds.  H'is last address, of welcome was  presented at Windsor after which H.  B. H., proceeded to Detroit and thence  on lu's (.our of the States.  As' His Majesty ia' now nearly 60  years of age and it is more than likely his partners m the ball referred to  ! were as old or older than he was it  stands to reason, that many of them  ���������are dead, and most of them if-, not  all have since changed their names.  Some of thern are hale and hearty,  however, and though thoy may not feel  any more disposed to dance to-dav  than does the King still they will look  back with interest and pleasure to the  time when they danced with "King  Edward VII" a privilege not accorded  to a great many.  Pish   a   la   Crome.  Prepare a duchess potato mixture or  use plain mashed potato well seasoned  and beaten. Shape the potato into a  wall on a serving dish that will bear  DIVERSIONS OF ROYALTY.  <>.l|l(������sij).  l.Hi:,..  Derbishire, Miss Sewell, Miss Caron,  Lady Milne, Miss Napier, Mrs. Sere-  cold, Miss    Dunscomb,    Miss   Fiaher,  Mias   Mountain, Miss   Anderson, Mrs. FRIENDLY WARNING  Ross, Mrs. Bell, Miss Tilley and Mrs- j    A popular doctor tells this story of  R. H. Smith. \ | a bright boy, his own, who has reach-  the mature  age of nine,  after an  There were very elaborate ceremonies at Montreal where His Royal Highness formally opened the Victoria  bridge. The ball held in that city was  opened by the Prince and Hon. Mrs.  Young. , His Highness, was very fond  of dancing and tne music was kept up  till 4.30 in the' morning, he having  danced twice with Mias Napier. His.  other partners were Miss Delisje, MiBs  Servante, Lady Milne, Mrs. King, Miss  & King, Miss Tyre, Mrs. F. Brown,  Miss Leach, Misa Fisher of Halifax,  Miss Sicotte, Misa De Racheblave,  MTiss C.. Freer, Miss} Laura Johnson,  Miss Belson, Miss King, Mrs. Forsyth,  Miss Sophia Stewart and1 Hon. Mrs.  J. S. Macdonald.  It is related of His Royal High.nes.sJ  that he was so much fatigued on. his  return to Montreal after1 one of his  junkets that he actually, fell asleep  wiuile eating his dinner.  At  Kingston    and    Belleville many  e/d  early  career   marked   by  many   wild  and mischievous pranks.  His restless nature has made him.,  something of a torment (to his teacher ������������������ at times, and one afternoon not  long ago she kept jhun, after the others were dismissed, and had a serious talk with liim. Perhaps she was  a little, afraid that her admonitions  were falling on stony ground. Anyway, she finally said :  I certainly will     have to ask your  father to come  and see me.  Don't you do it, said the boy.  The teacher thought she had made  an impression.  Yes, she repeated,   I must send tor  your father.  You better not, isaid the boy.  Why  not?  inquired   the  teacher.  "Cause  he  charges  $2   a visit;,   said  the scamp.  CBKAMKD FISH WITH POTATO BORDER.  j the heat of the overt Roll part of the  j potato into small balls and set them  ! close together on the top of the wall.  Brush over the potato with the yolk of  an egg beaten slightly, diluted with a  tablespoonful of milk and strained.  Have ready an equal bulk of cold cooked fish, flaked and white sauce.  In making tbe sauce use fish stock or  milk or half and half. Add any egg  left after brushing over the potato.  Put alternate layers of sauce and fish  Inside the wall and cover the top with  a sup of cracker crumbs mixed with  one-fourth cup of melted butter. Set  the fish ln the oven over hot water  about ten minutes or until the crumbs  and potatoes are delicately browned  Bays Boston Cooking School Magazine.  Oyster Salad.  For oyster salad put the oysters Id  a saucepan over the fire and let them  cook till their edges curl. Put them in  a strainer and let them cool. Cut about  the same quantity by measure of celery  In email pieces. Let the celery and  oysters, the- latter cut In quarters,  marinate In a French dressing. Serve  on leaves of lettuce with mayonnaise  dressing. Garnish with sliced lemor  and sprigs of parsley*  Retain Pie.  A favorite pie in New England used  to be raisin pie. A cupful of raisins  was boiled in a pint of water for 30  minutes. The raisins were then seeded,  and a cupful of soft bread crumbs, one-  fourth of a cup of sugar, one tablespoonful of lemon Juice and one egg  or <.':i.'Ii';ifiii'<:.s   .'pint   the  iiui I lie 9������:.f ser.  The Grand Duke of Hesse is said to  be never so happy asi when he can  snatch a moment from affairs: to devote to embroidery. . He. is very skillful with the needle, and his work is  said to be beautiful. . He takes' the  greatest 'interest in it, and is particularly clever in the arrangement of  colors. Besides embroidery he is devoted to music, dancing and acting.'  "I can sing as .well as any of them,"  says: thc Czar of Russia, who has a  fine tenor voice, which it is his' chief  pleasure to use. "My enemies say  many harsh and unkind things; about  me," he once said, when in gay spirits  he had been entertaining a family"  party with lively arias, "and accuse  me of being destitute of any accomplishments', but I will defy them to  say that I cannot sing as well as the  best of them."  Another royal tenor is King Oscar  of Sweden, who is the most musical  of monarchs. In hi.cy young days he  was regarded as; possessing the most  accomplishes voice in Europe, and he  could have made a success of it on the  stage.  Wholly unmusical was; the late King  of Italy, on the other hand, and a  story was' once told regarding his lack  of ear and voice for music by the present King, then Prince Victor. King  Humbert disliked to be reminded in  any way that the Queen was growing  old, and he had a particular antipathy to seeing her  WEAR GLASSES. '  The Prince described one of the domestic scenes thus:  "When papa saw the glasses going  up to mamma's eyes; he cried: 'Marg-  herita, put down those glasses!' Mamma did not obey. 'Margherita, if you  don't take off those glasses I shall  sing.' And mamma had such a dread  of papa's false notes that she obeyed  at once, to save herself from torment." ������������������  ."  t.\    I.)       : !  Singing is not the only pet amusement of the Czar.     He has a passion  were added.    An upper and a lower  ^or collecting carioatur.es of himself,  '_ _xu   __��������� a j% __i._ _a _t.x___0._x      and   hoi  i.q  harintr s.   mrvm  nana-raA -wif 1.  crust of tender pastry and a satisfactory bake went toward making a really  delicious pie.  STRENGTH OF ICE.  Two-inch ice will sustain a man or  properly spaced  infantry;    four-inch  people were disappointed aaf the Duke' ice  will carry  a man  ou  horseback,  of Newcastle who was conducting the j or cavalry, or light guns ; six-inch ice  Prince's tour   heard    the Orangemen j heavy  field  guns,  such  as 80-pound-  ,weie   making   a party demonstration  and His Highness accordingly was not  permitted, to even stop; there.  ���������At Cobourg,   however,    the     usual  festivities     were   indulged     in    the  honoured ladies    being   Miss;  Bcatty,  the Mayor's   daughter,    Miss Ewart,  Mrs. Beid, Miss fortune, Misa Pringle,  Hon. Mrs. Sydney, Miss Dainty, Miss  Powell. Miss Burnham, Miss; Bennett,  Mrs. Cubett, Miss Hall, Miss M. Bos-  well, Miss Grover, Miss. Barron.  .'.'At. Toronto the ball given to the  Prince and suite was1 only excelled in  grandeur by the Victorian! Era ball.  His Highness danced, until four in the  morning with the following ladies:  Mrs. Adam Wilson, Lady Mayoress,  Miss De Bloquiere, Miss; Blackwell,  Mrs. M. C. Cameron,, Miss Killally,  Miss E. Ridout, Miss Powell, Miss  McNab, Miss Helen Gzowski, Mrs. J. B.  Robinson, Miss Wallace, Miss Young,  Miss     Mof'fatt,   Miss     Harris,   Miss  Shanley, Miss Denjson     Miss Spragge,      ^ 1885 there weve at worfc on  tIle  Miss fe. Jarvis, Miss Murney. ��������� ~      , in .���������,, ��������� ,���������,, ,  At London the ball   was   given   at   P"���������'"* Canal 10,000-men, 169 iocomo-  " '      ������������������     -   -   - tives... 12,000 waggons, and 7 dredgers.  each  capable of digging 100,000 cubic  the Tecuimseb and attended! by a  "noble 600." The following ladies  had the honour of dancing with    the   yards monthly.  ers; eight-inch ice, a battery of artillery, with carriages and horses,but.  not over 1,000 pounds per square foot  on sledges ; and ten-inch ice sustains  an army or an innumerable multitude. On fifteen-inch ice a railway  could be built, and two-foot thick ice  will withstand thc impact of a loaded  railway carriage after a sixty-foot  ���������fall, or perhaps, 1,500 foot tons.  An. amusing story has just been told  in regard to the Duke-.of Norfolk's recent visit to Rome. At the Rome railway station, a lady, seeing the Duke  rushing about in a most energetic |  fashion, went up to him and asked,  "You are ono of Cook's men, aro you  not'( Just help me with my luggage."  Whereupon Henry JTitzalan Howard,  Premier Duke and Earl, Hereditary  Earl-Marshal and Chief Butler of  England, seized the lady's packages  without a word, and saw her safely  into a cab.  For Brown Bnclrwbea* Caken.  If buckwheat cakes do not brown  readily, try dissolving half a teaspoonful of soda In a cupful of new Btflife  and adding to the batter after the  "starter" for the next morning has  been saved out. The batter should be  made a little thicker than ordinary  when one intends to add milk. Some  people like them much better than  without the milk.  I cured a horse of the mango  with  MTNARD'S LLMMKNT.  CHRISTOPHER SAUNDERS.  Dalhousic.  1 cured a horse badly torn by a  pitch fork, with MUSTARD'S LIIS'I-  MENT.  EDWARD  L[NLrKI<\  St. Peter'3 C.B.  1 cured a horse of a bad swelling  with  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  THOMAS   W. PAYNE  ���������Bathurst,   N.B.  and he is having a room papered with  pictures of which he is; the victim,  On the other hand, the Eimperor of  Germany becomes angry at the sight  of a caricature of himself. A cari-'  cature room has been suggested as a  good way of taking a little vanity out ^  of the gentleman. All his palaces;,  both inside and outside, might be  adorned with amusing presentments  of himself, for he has: supplied the  caricaturists- of two continents with  bread ever since he appeared gn the  public stage.  All  the   caricatures    published 'in  Paris and London the Emperor sees;  that is, they are collected and pasted  into a book for his inspection, as well  as everything important that is' said  about Mm in the foreign pressf, be it  pleasant or unpleasant, polite or cynical.     In this respect he is something  like his grandfather, William I., who  made a careful collection of the most  ridiculous    caricatures'     of    himself  printed  in France from 1866 onward.  Although  not  fond  of caricatures,  for. photograpns of himself the present  German Emperor, has a positive craze,  and his favorite pastime is posing for  the camera.     A fad at present with  him is the biograph.     There is' no request  for privileges;, to take pictures  which    the biograph    company    has  asked  that he  has' refused.  He even  goes further, and is; constantly sending word to the biograph headquarters  of  military  and other events'and  offering    an opportunity    of making  photographs.     He prefers; himself as  the  central  figure of every  picture,  when  possible, no  matter where  the  A pretty tale is told of Leopold H.,  King of the (Belgians. In his own  land he is devoted to long walks. On  one of these expeditions he stopped otter' felTo^r'may be  at a farmhouse and asked for a glass  of milk, and then said something to  bis companion in English. The dame  who went to fetch the draught was  heard to say ; "I wonder what the  long-nosed Englishman will pay ?"  When she came back, King Leopold  handed her a five-franc piece. "Here,"  he said, "is a portrait of the long-  nosed   Englishman."  A  SUBTLE  VENGEANCE.  What makes you laugh at everything  that  young  man  says ?  Because I dislike him, answered  Miss Cayenne. I want to get him to  thinking he can't open his lips without saying something clever, and  then watch him make a fool of himself.  EE5E!S5?ara?E3sqSffi^ THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 13, 1901.  .EI]  f  I  i Pioneers Awful Fall.  Last Sunday's Spokesman-Review announced the serious accident that befel  Mr.John (i.McGigan.a brother of Mr.T.  McGuigan, of the American BojMirine  here, at Portland,. Oregon. It-appears  he was sitting on the sill'6f.a-fourth-  storey.'window of the Imperial hotel in  that city, to obtain some fresh air, and-  the supposition is .that he lpst' bis,  balance and fell forward ,to-������fskylight  below, sustaining probably fatal injuries.  He was picked up by friends and was  taken to St. Vincent's hospital, where  upon examination it was round the skull  was factored, at the base. Mr. Mc-  GuiKftn is well known,iu Sandon, being  one of the pioneer miners of the Slocan,  and was at one time connected with  many mining properties' here.   '  The following from the same paper,  may be of interest to o.ni- readers: John  G. McGuigan was one'of tlie discoverers  of the Slocan., The first piece of silver  float found in the district was picked up  by John Seaton, w|)6, with Eli Carpenter, located the Payne the same day,  early . in July, h\\-1S91. William- M.  "Hennessy learned' of the lind, and with!  Ins brother. John, Frank Flint, John  McGuigan, Season and Carpenter, lie-  went froni Airisworth into the new camp  and staked 23" claims. Among;these  were the Noble Fivegroup, Last Chance.  11. 15. Lee, Northern Belle antl Slocan  ''Boy.  McGuigan.'took a conspicuous part in  the development of several of these  properties and. many others, later  prominent'-among the producers of this'  district. .-'It.,.was after'Jack McGuigilh  that the-tbwn and creek of-'-McGuigan,  between Sandon-, apd.,Kaslo, were  named. \  ,,,*.-'   ... ;.','.      ;...  About a year arid half ago McGuigan  went into'the-Sumpter district'(Oregonj)'  and secured possession of the. Alahio,  near the town of Alamo. JH-e developed  this well-known gold- property, ahd incorporated it in Spokane.'.'- He is still  superintendent, of'this mine and the  principal stockholder.. ,  -His brother,: TojnuMcGuigan, is also  closely indentified with early history  ���������o.f the Slocan. He located the American  Boy and has been in charge of its development, from, the xirstc^He is still  superintendent and a.lafge stockholder.  From latest reports Mr.^IcGuigan was  nesting easy, and hopes are entertained  'For his recovery, providing complications  'do not set iir..^      W "  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  ���������'.'.'.������������������"."'"���������A. Flop ^a. Coal.  ' - There was  a   heavy flop   in coal and  coke on Monday.   As the new C. P. R.  'tug'Valhalla was hauling a barge loaded  ���������with 15 cars of the above from Kootenay  ���������Landing to Nelson, the   tow sprang a  -leak.-.'and before it could be beached the  head dipped into the water and  seven  ears floped to the bottom of Kootenay  lake.-'  The remainder was  brought al-  '"most to shore before the barge sank and  is submerged  in water.    An  effort will  made to raise it, and if unsuccessful, the  C. V. R. will lose heavily.  A Card of Thanks.  ���������,';. fytrs. R. Cameron, of Almo, wishes to  'thank tlie many friends who so kindly  helped her, in her late bereavement,  both by their sympathy and liberal  contributions.  WANTED.  By ft young lady, a position us stenographer  and typewriter; 'very little experience. Apply  Ijox2('>, Moosomin, N.W.T.  ~ ��������� WANTED.  Agent tor Sandon and vicinity, for the sale ot  hardy lines of Standard Fruit Stock, Small  Fruits, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, etc. Terms  liberal.   Apply now to  PELHAM NURSEY CO.,        Toronto, Ont.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE:���������Erie Mineral Claim,  situate in the  Slocan Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where  located:   On   R.  E. Lee  mountain,  adjoining the Minneapolis claim.  Take notice that 1, P. M. Hayes, acting as  agent for the Erie .Mining & Milling Company,  Limited, of Sandon, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B 21621, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  ��������� And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of March, 1901.  P. M. HAYES  V 'T'JRails'.an'd Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,    ���������  Bar and Sheet, Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse, (  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc.,.  MiiHTor-Mill Supplier of all kinds,  .Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  '.   HewLQffice���������Nelson, B.C. -  '���������' Stores at  Nelson, B-.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Theo. fladson  ^ AND AWNINI  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats . | Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats j Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  Blankets, Pillows,.Quilts, etc.  CALX AND GET OUR PRICES.  IHL Cxieger^ioh.,  RECO AVENOE.  IF YOU WANT A GOOD  Union=riade Cigar  FACTORY  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  AS THE;AIR YOU BREATHE  The examination of your eyes  costs you nothing, and you may  learn free of charge. Whether  you need, glasses or not, I shall be  pleased to test the eyes of every  man, woman or child. My skill  is beyond question, and my appliances the finest.  G. W. GRIMMETT'S,  Graduate   Optfcfan.  OUH LEADING J.KAXDS  SLOCAN BELLE  Special Brands Made to Order.  Slocan  Gigar   -FHstotoiiry,  J. P. Martin, Manager. SANDON, B.C.  .Apples!  This "Month It's Apples���������Not Dried Apples,  But fresh Winter Apples���������fresh from our farm iu tlie Okanagou  valley���������Norther Spys, Bell Flowers, Kings, Baldwins, Spitzburg  and all othervarities.  Cody' Avenue.'  JALLAND BROS.  FOLLioTT & McMillan  GontraGtors  and BuilcLeins.  KOOIB&T COFFEE CO.-  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  a>BHannll,IBIIaDHMn*MiVHHaHiHMBBi  ..We are oll'erine at the lowest prices  the best grades of Ceylon, India, uhina  and Japan Teas.  Por Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  Dealers m Rou^lv and Dressed Lumber,. Coast Flooring  and Joint Finishing Lumber TnouTdfn������������ Etc.  SASH AND DOOR ON HAND TO ORDER.   JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  FACTORY ON MAIN STREET.  .Dealers in TQeafs  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  m  ;>''i  .a'ufA  ���������ii  ���������9  *���������$< 1  'if  ,������<  :'?S'  %  #  ��������� >.<Jj-  \.r;  ���������;���������?  "|  'I'  if.  I'  V';?  j'S.-i'  ! ���������!'���������  nraBUTBBfflWJWSffl

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