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Array ���������' j  VOL. 4.���������NO. 43.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  City Council Meeting;  The city council met Monday evening.  All were present, the now aldermen  having been sworn in, the Mayor in tiie  chair. Aids. ��������� Lovatt and Dully were  then treated to tlie formalities of initiation.  Chief Mclnnes reported having found  all the hydrants in working order but  three.  Police Magistrate Lilly reported on.  his fines the last month. Both repot ts  were adopted.  A petition signed by some 28 taxpayers, asking for an appropriation of $75"to  assist in defraying the expenses of delegates to Ottawa was read.  Aids. Gomm and DulTy moved that  action on the petition be deferred. An  amendment of Folliottand Cameron that  $75 be granted was carried.  The following accounts were certified  and ordered paid:  The Hospital  $129 30  M. L. Gnmmett      50 00  Mining Review      27 25  H. Byers       .8 f>0  Miners' Cafe ...... ........;...  '    750  W. Stubbs....      85 00  Fire Chief    100 00  W.H.Lilly.............:.;..,..     S5 00  Several accounts wore laid over for  further consideration.  Gomm and Duffy ������������������moved that Aid.  Lovatt be recommended for License  Commissioner in place ot E. R. Ather-  ton resigned.      ','.���������'.���������''..  An amendment of Folliott and McDonald lhat AM. Cameron��������� be recommended wap carried.  After a ballotts'how'edW.,Hv,Lilly  had a majority for City Cleric, he was  chosen'.unanimously on motion of Gomm  and Cameron. The council then adjourned.  'SPECIAL"SIEK'm'G. .'.'...���������  A special meeting of the council was  held Wednesday evening. The following accounts from, last 'meeting were  passed:���������H. Byers, $7.30; W. Walmsley  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  Sheriff Tuck, of Nelson, was in town  this week.  John A. Whittier left on Monday for  California.  B. Mi Walton, of Slocan City, was in  town on Monday.  A grand ball will be given by the Sandon Brass Band on Monday evening,  April Sth. Tickets, including supper,  $1.50.  A concert will be given in aid of the  Methodist church about the end of this  month.  E. F. McQueen will shortly open a  drug store at Ferguson with Andy Rankin in charge.  "Red Paddy" has gone to the Kettle  river district to look after the work on  his claims there.  Mr. J as. Vallance left for Hamilton  on Monday, Mrs. Vallance accompaied  him as far as Kaslo.  Mr. Chas. McLachlin and wife returned to town on Tuesday after a long  visit to friends in the east.  H.'J. Warner arrived in the city from  Spokane on Wednesday to take charge  of the gasoline engine at the Wonderful.  A piece of ore weighing 256 lbs., from  Mr Hughes' Sunset mine at Whitewater, now at, Byers' store, is causing  many a man to try his muscle.  A concert under the auspices of the  Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church  hall  *L.75;   J. Tyo,~$7;   J. Morgan,  $12;  L  }.35; W.Walmsley, salary,  Ifupperten,  $42.00.  A petition to the government was  passed on motion of Lovatt and Gomm,  asking for the transfer of personal property and income taxation to the  municipalities.  Aid. Folliott reported it would cost  about $1,200 to continue the flume to  the Kootenay hotel,without plank bottom. A motion was passed authorizing  ���������the borrowing of as much money as  might be required for the purpose if  considered advisable. Tenders are ask-  <::1 for the purpose.  ������969������e������o������t������-������*������������������oe������������o������<soo0a������  9t9*)(((<������SOiO������������������tltl((t*tt>  Of Vancouver,  is 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.  6>ooeeo6eosee������<������������ee<9oese(ieoii  ftS������O������0080������O������0������������OOO������������e*BO0������9  will be held in the Miners' Union  on Thursday, April 11th, at 8 p.m.  .. J; C; Cruise, formerly G.P..R. agent  here, has secured-the; position as storekeeper and weighrnaster for   the   Standard Co's. smelter'at Boundary Falls.'  G. Ransom and E. M. Sandilands  bought 4,000 acres of coal lands in the  Pincher creek district this.week. They  will-now want'Hill's railway and will  call off Houston,  Geo. Gordon, formerly of the Ruth, is  leaving shortly with a number of mill  hands for SsmltSte Marie, where he will  take charge of a concentrator at the  Bruce mines near that city.;     .  Easter service will be helcLin the  Catho'ie church tomorrow. During High  Mass inthe, morning Rev. Father Cote  will dedicate a life-sized statue of St.  Joseph, after whom the church is named.  The writ of garnishment against the  American Boy Mining and Milling company was dismissed Monday last, at  Spokane, by Judge Belt. The writ was  issued on petition of W. F.' Green in his  suit against W. D. Wrighter, in which  tlie. defendant won.  The civic nomination on Monday Inst  was a tame affair, for instead of "then:  being candidates breaking their necks  for nomination, the difficulty, lay in  getting men to accept.- At length their  friends prevailed upon Thos. Duffy and  Squire Lovatt, and they warn elected  by acclamation. With a full council  now it is hoped the business of the city  will go along smoothly.  Mr. Culver, foreman of the Star concentrator, has mudu a new improvement on the jigs by which a large per  centage of the values of ore now escaping in the tailings, can be saved to this  mill. Mr. Culver has been working  hard on this for months past, and is now  gruatly pleased he has met with success.  Under all conditions he is a man of inventive powers, and doubtless his discoveries will not end with this.  The city council and the Water and  Light Co. have at length come to an understanding on water supply. The city  takes tweive, hvdrants at $10 a month  each. The company binds itself to keep  a plentiful supply of water, but forfeits  its receipts for any hydrants when not  in proper working order, and agrees to  make good all repairs when injuries are  not the result of bad handling by city  officials. The people may now breathe  easier, and insurance companies and  agentsvcan settle down to business.  HINES AND niNINQ.  ,  Jackson Basin, shipped  ore   from Whitewater   this  The Payne mine made no shipments  this week.  Another car was shipped from the  Bosun this week.  The Noble Five, will start up shortly,  increasing the staff.  The Gerty Mack has a 25-foot vein  with good ore showings.  Another payment was made on the  Hartney a few days ago.  The Marion started to work this week  with a small force of men.  The Speculator Co. have taken over  the Little Dorrit and Lola claims.  The Sunset  20 tons   of  week.  A rich strike of four feet of clean ore  was encountered in the No. 4 tunnel of  the'Emily Edith.  The Canadian Goldfields Syndicate  have declared another dividend at three  per cent, for last month.  F. Malcom and Greno brothers have  secured the contract for sinking a shaft  in No. 5 tunnel at the Payne.  The American Boy last month shipped 200 tons of pre, which netted nearly  $1,200 a car. At present 40 men are  employed at the mine.  At the Queen Bess mine the raise in  the main tunnel is completed. This  raise is connected between the shaft  sunk from No. 5 and main tunnels.  The Fletch group at Whitewater will  be opened up some time in May. As.  the property is a dry ore proposition it  will.help the smelter situation greatly.  Mr. Chas. Plowman while on a visit to  England will secure the necessary capital to work the property. .  W" W. Warner will open up the Wonderful probably some time next month  which lie leased from Spokane owners.  While in Spokane the. other day he  made the statement that the Wonderful  ledge, for which there has been so many  years of search, was cut in the lower  workings but was exposed in a barren  spot and was not recognized. Pie believes that he can, with comparatively  little work, leach a body of pay ore.  Mr. Hughes has some . magnificent,  samples of ore from the Idado, Utica,  Chief, Trade Dollar and the Sunset, he  is sending to the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo. That from the Idaho  weighs 450,lbs ; a second of cube galena  weighs 25(5 lbs, and a third is steel  galena weighing 20(! lbs. He says he  can lift two of these together���������one in  each hand, but we doubt it,  and all aa he is.  Tlie Star tallies Work.  The Slocan Star, one of Sandon's largest producers and a dividend payer of  no small repute, resumes operations .on  Monday on a large-scale with a force of  110 men, and the number will be added  to from time to time as soon as room  is made for them in the mine. The  property hasbeen largely under development since last'summer, is now so  thoroughly explored that a large amount  of ore is blocked out which will insure  a large and steady output for some time,  and before long it will rank as one of the  heaviest shippers in the province.  This property, like a large number of  others in this camp, shows" as depth is  attained the ore bodies and values increase. While sinking a shaft from No.  5 or lowest tunnel, at a depth of 90 feet  they encountered ore phenominally rich  in grey copper and ruby silver, and the  ledges show larger than ever! The mill  is now running night and day, under  better facilities, insuring a great saving  in values.  Hotel Arrivals For the Week.  Reco���������A. F. Tufte, W. J.-Taaffe, H.A.  Small, Vancouver; E. M. Payzaht,  Everett, Wash.; W. S. Drewry, H.  West, New Denver; F. Starkey, R. J.  Hamilton, T. R. Robertson, Nelson; E.  St. Davis, Rossland, D. S. Kane, Kaslo;  C, E. White, Columbia, Mo'*; G. Dunn,  Montreal!;- \V. A. Milne, Lardeau; D. S.  Vannel, Sloc.an; C. B. Booth, Los Angeles? 'J.R. Parks, Spokane.  Denver���������J. Framerj J. A. Carson, Slocan; ' G. Almgien, Alberdeen, VVash.;  W. Nelson, W.N. Brayton,'Kaslo; Mrs.  C. Svanbuck, Greenwood; Isaac McKay,  Three Forks; B. Nelson, Nelson; L.  Harcourt, McGuigan; T. Nickelson,  Spokane; D. Brown, Pilot Bay.  A Card of Thanks.  C. J. Smith loft this week for Spokane  to readme his new duties there.  Left   or Ottawa.  Mrs. R. Cameron, of Almo, wishes to  thank the man\'friends who so kindly  helped her, in her late bereavement,  both by their sympathy" and. liberal  contributions.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The provincial delegation pressing for  a bonus to a lead relincry, to ease the  present difficulty in successful mining,  leaves Kootenay Landing today for Ottawa. The delegates from this city are  .VI. L. Grimmetl and C. Cliffe, those  from the Mine Owners' Association are  Messrs. D. Heap, W. H. Adams and G.  Ransom. All other parts of the Kootenay are fully represented, so the delegation is about 50 strong. They will be  able to put matters in such a shape to  the government that opposition will be  useless.  The following shipments of'ore were  shipped from here this week:  Mine. Tons.  Slocan Star  (13  Ivan hoe  41  American Boy.........  40  Last Chance ; 37  Total, 181  A PORE GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER  MeGuigan Shipments.  Shipments  from   McGuigan  for   the  month of March:  Mine. Tons.  Rambler    84  Red Fox..    22  Soho     19  Total  125  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baking: Powders containing:  alum.   They ura injurious to lioalth  '\ MELANCHOLY SULTAI  TURKISH  OFFICIAL TELLS OF  THE  GLOOMY RED SULTAN.  9>ti)iUrl ArxyroiKMilo l>c.si-.rH>es I He Jlystcr  A������us I'oicniaic of Turkey, With IB Is  4lii<*cr ftoilc of i'llilcs ��������� He Lives In a  Hlsiy, .Htitlillcif Way.  Dimitri Argyropoulo, a Greek who  was till the time of his resignation  chief clerk of the permanent staff of  the Turkish Foreign Office, has just  arrived in Paris. He knows the Red  Sultan probably as well as any man  living, and he speaks with a freedom  wiuch if exercised in Turkey would  jprobably result in hia abrupt and final disappearance.  'All the crimes of whioh the Sultan  ������uus been accused are to liis mind only  aa unpleasant necessity of tho art of  governing the East, seys Mr. Argyropoulo. Abdul Hamid governs in his  awn way, the only way he knows, the  way of Mahomet'and of all the Ottoman rulers who followed him.  The reforming Sultan, Murad.whom  Abdul Hamid replaced, would have  (been a constant and most serious  menace to the peace of the State. Abdul keeps hun for ever imprisoned or  as some say, has had him secretly assassinated and his body thrown from  the bridge of Galata to float away  dawn the deep, dark-flowing Bosphor-  his- The Armenians were turbulent,  unbelieving, in fact, generally a nuisance ; so he did not mind the Kurds  killing them like sheep and his own  janissaries helping the murderers.  PECULIAR ETHICS.  People who irritate him personal-  Sjr or who conspire to alter the condition of things in the Government  are by that very fact dangers to the  country; it is a holy and wholesome  thought to have them stabbed or poisoned and flung to the sharks before  they can dc harm, These are the ideas  thst justify fhe Sultan to himself.  2Lttd they do not prevent him from  showing a most paradoxical tenderness of heart in affairs -where his  political ideas and his personal safety  are aot involved.  ���������  For instance, this, terrible potentate  before whom his most trusted ministers tremble is often, says Mr. Argy-  ropoulo, moved to tears by some piteous letter from a peasant   of the far  interior,  whose  wine crop has been  blasted and who has. hired the village  scribe to recount his misfortune   to  the  "King,  Lord , Protector  of    the  Faithful and   Doing-Hand of Allah."  And    the      Doing-Hand���������does.      The  grim Sultan, touched by the misery  and  the simplicity  of bis  petitioner,  sends orders that the man shall   be  relieved,  mentioning  the  sum  to  be  given.   It is estimated that the Sultan spends, in thia way, some $200,000  from his private purse yearly.     He  contributes also large sums every year  to hospitals and schools maintained by  Greeks, Armenians and Jews in Constantinople and Smyrna.  THE FOOD TASTER.  Probably the best paid functionary  of the kind in the world is the man  whose duty it is. to taste all the food  set on the Sultan's .table. He receives  the salary of a Cabinet Minister, and  is kept in good humor by valuable presents, rings, jewelry, and priceless  silks, from the disposal of which he  may treble his revenues. Of course,  that is not all pure-souled generosity  on the Sultan's part, As he lives in  abject, daily fear of assassination, he  has an interest in feeling sure that  this man will play no tricks on him.  It would obviously be quite easy, for  this dignitary to absorb an uncon-  taminated spoonful carefully marked  oh a dish and allow, his; master to  swallow cheerfully a substantial and  effective dose of arsenic in the rest.  The Red Sultan's daily dread of  violent death is'a whispered commonplace in Turkey. This Greek declares  that the miserable monarch's brain  has finally turned through fear. The  Sultan, according to him, is really insane, a victim of homicidal mania,  which perpetually incites him to deeds  of blood.  He is certainly the most melancholy  of rulers.. No one has ever seen him  smile, since he first mounted his deposed brother's throne. His eyes are  always full of brooding sadness. Almost the only amusement he allows  himself is to sit in a darkened room  of the Yildiz Kiosk, smoking cigarettes for hours at a time, while afar  off at the extreme end of the apartment a couple of singers chant in the  gloom songs whose strange cadence  rise and fall with' hypnotic- effect.  SOBBING IN QUIET.  The singers have often thought they  heard him sobbing to himself in the  intervals of the chant. .When he gives  the signal* and the lights, are turned  up, his eyes are seen to be shining like  stars in his sallow face, and he retires to his private apartment with  3"��������� " ' "    ,        ,',.���������������  the tottering steps of a man plunged in a dream. It is a strange pleasure.  In his study he works long and hard.  Despite the prevalent belief, he is not  a lazy men. He is very industrious,  indefatigably handling state papers  and reading reports and petitions of  all kinds. Industrious, but useless.  For all his work practically comes to  nothing. He does not understand the  exceedingly difficult and complex  condition of the vast many-tongued  empire he is supposed to rule. The instructions he marks so carefully on  the papers he has pored over for hours  are generally so contradictory or so  impossible that his ministers are  practically forced to ignore them.  They do it with fear and trembling,  but they are rarely detected.  The Sultan appears not to remember one day the systems and orders of  governments which he elaborately  framed the day before. In this respect as in others he has the air of  a man who iives perpetually, in a misty, muddled dream.  The Turkish people were called toy  Prince von Bismarck, "the gentlemen of the East." Their bitterest enemies recognize the charm of their  grave, finished courtesy. In these  qualities the Sultan resembles his subjects. 'No one has ever had audience  with him and not gone away deeply  impressed by a feeling that in any  other role than the dismally exalted  one he plays, he would have' been the  most amiable of men.  That is the first impression the Sultan always makes,- it seems. People  forget his crimes) when they meet him.  His sad brooding eyes are perhaps the  sign that Jie cannot forget them himself;  IN A SEVERE   CASE  OP   KIDNEY DISEASE! AND LAME  BACK.  the. Debility and Depression of  This Trying Season can be Avoided  fey'.the--Use of Dr. Chase's Nerve  iFood* .'  m  Of all! preparations for purifying  jond enriching the blood and toning  :tip the system in spring, or after a  jIoDg illness!, none can approach in  ���������apecific medical notion the wonderful  ^properties of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  ���������the great blood buildc. and nerve re-  iator-ative.  j GJinlikc any.' remedy you; ever used,  lit exerts a natural and gentle influ-  jesoe over the kidneys, liver and  (foowels, restoring them-to a.condition  fol perfect health and regularity, and  jfchxoiugli the medium of the circulation! of the blood gives new life and  j-pivifymg energy to each and every  >^art of the human frame.  You may have made the mistake of  Oaxng salts or other strong and weak-  "aning purgatives in the Spring. Such  ���������treatment can never build up and  otirengthen a weakened and run-  -down system. The habitual use of  fealfcsS does more to shorten life and  fjasten the ruin ojf the filtering and  excretory organs than any custom  jrou. can name.  3Dae blood, is thin and watery in the  apiiag and  demands! of nature  just  fisola restorative    ingredients as are [onto,  contained In Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  and hence the popularity of this famous food cure. Instead of tearing  down the tissues of the body, it builds  thorn up, renews the nerve cells', forms  firm muscles', increases weight, and  gives color to the cheeks! and elasticity  to  the movements.  You can keep well this spring and  avoid the feelings of lassitude and depression by beginning at once to use  Dr. Chase's! Nerve Food. It is the  most common sense treatment that  science ever devised, and on account  of its gentle and constant upbuilding influence can be used with pleasure and comifort by men, women and  children.  There will be no pimples, humors!  or skin eruptions! if you keep the  blood pure. No craving of the blood,  and nerves for nourishment if you use  this favorite prescription of Dr. A. W.  Ohase. The painS, aches, weaknesses  and irregularities of other springs  will be unknown to you if you reconstruct and reinvigorate the System  by the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  Fifty cents a box, at all dealers, or  Edmanson,   Bated   & Company, Tor-  BRITISH, TELEGRAPHERS PRAISED.  Especially iio<Hl-Win-Si IOdiii; by TJieni In tin*.  S'loM In  South Africa.  British telegraphers have recently  received a good many compliments.  The King-has thanked them for the  services they rendered at Osborne and  at Windsor during the last illness of  Queen Victoria, and the German Em-  peror has decorated Charles. Mullens,  the operator who was sent from London to work the cable laid temporarily from the imperial yacht Hohen-  zollern to the shore.  The cross bestowed on Mullens is a  handsome piece of work. On the front  is the imperial monogram W.R., surmounted by a Crown, and on the back  is an inscription setting forth that the  recipient had rendered service to the  State. If Mr. Mullens should ever  care to settle down in Germany the.  cross will entitle him to draw a modest  pension.  Equally gratifying to the telegraphers is. the emphatic testimony to the  excellence of their work during the  war in South Africa. .Field Marshal  Lord Roberts, in the full despatches  just published in the official London  Gazette, says that, despite the enormous difficulties of the country traversed, his telegraphers almost always  managed' to keep him in communication will all his scattered forces in tho  enemy's   country.   .  Gen. Buller writes of their technical knowledge, their unwearying perseverance and their high state of efficiency, adding " all officers, non-commissioned officers and men of tho  Telegraph Department have done exceptionally well. The only fault I  have to find with them has been that  they have been sometimes, too anjg-  ious to keep their line up and have  incurred undue risk."  Gen. Sir' George White declares  that the service of tho telegraphers  during the historic siege "was of the  highest value and conduced greatly  to the successful defence of Lady-  smith." The use which Gen. Baden  Powell made of his small band of  telegraphers is by this time pretty  well known. All his outlying forts  and lookout posts at Mafeking were  connected with headquarters, and he  was thus able to receive reports and  issue orders for all parts of the defence instantaneously. Signalling was  reduced to a fine art and maintained  by heliograph lamp and flag. Megaphones were also made and used in  outlying trenches and posts, and  phonophores, attached to ordinary  telegraph lines, were used on the armored trains which used to bother  the Boers so much.  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cure Mr. Anderson,  of Waterside, N.B., After Five Medical  Men Have Pronounced His Case Absolutely Incurable.  Waterside, N.B., March 18.���������Special.  ���������" I ba*ve been bo often induced to  try patent medicines by the reading  of the wonderful cures said to have  been effected in (similar cases, that  nowi when I feel it my duty to write  the story of my own cure by the use  of Dodd's Kidney Pills, I am carefully  avoiding any comment of my own or  any complimentary words. I simply  state the absolute facts of my case  as follows:  " I have been treated by five different doctors, and have taken a large  amount of patent medicine during tho  last four years for Kidney Trouble  and Lame Back, from which I have  been suffering. I was very bad. My  life at times seemed a burden. I got  no relief until I was.persuaded to try '  Dodd's Kidney Pills. I cheerfully give  this unsolicited testimonial, that I  have received mere benefit from six  boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills, than  from  any  and  all  other  sources."  Mr. Anderson is in earnest. His  straight-forward statement of facts'  carries conviction. Lame Back and  Kidney Disease do not seem able to,  exist where this wonderful remedy is.  used. It has been made very popular  in this community by the hearty en-  dorsation of Mr., Anderson, who is a  well known and very highly respected  citizen. The success of Dodd's Kidney  Pills in cases like those of Mr. Anderson, has created a demand which the  local druggists have reported as unprecedented.  his appreciation of the services of the  gallant telegraphers : " Their duties  were unceasing by night as well as.  by day and .were frequently carried  out under heavy fife at great personal risk. The zeal, energy and  willingness, displayed by these offic-  ers was most conspicuous throughout  tho siege, and their work had a large  share in bringing about the successful issue of the siege."  -������^^v  DIFFICULT? IN CHURNING.  Several winters ago we had difficulty in churning, says a writer. Our  cows were due to come in in the spring  and were fed ,iwith good hay and corn  fodder, but no grain. The milk was Set  in small pans; for 36 cbours, then skimmed and after the cream was slightly sour we tried to churn it, but could  not make it separate. This' winter we  have a small quantity of milk, not  enough to take to creamery, so we  are setting in small pans again the  same as before. I put about 1 qt boiling water into each pan of milk. The  cream stirs to butter in a few minutes, so I conclude the milk was too  rich was the reason the ^butter did not  separate. JL set the pail of cream on  a shelf back of the stove several hours  before churning. When just ready to  separate, ������ add a little skixnmilk.  GLASS FIRE CAN'T BREAK.  For years the Pilkington glass works  in Lancashire, England, have been conducting experiments designed to produce fireproof and burglarproof glass,  and for the first time these experiment's were crowned with success. To  the molten glass a wire netting was  added, and the composition resulting  resisted all inroads of fire or other  violent agencies. Doors of this material have proved unbreakable, and  even when sufojeoted to 2,500 degrees  Fahrenheit remained unaffected,while  ordinary doors grew, red hot, The new.  composition is expected to be a great  Gen. Baden Powell  thus sums up' commercial success.        , FATHER'S STORY.  He Tells How His Son Regained  Health and Strength.  Had His Spine Injurod and for Two  Years Was Unable to do Any Work  and for Most of the Time Was Con  lined to the House.  Mr. M. D'Entremont, a well known  farmer living at West Pubnico, N.S.,  writes:���������"I believe it is only right  that I should let you know the benefit your medicine���������Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills���������have been to my sou, Constant,  sixteen years of age. For several  years he was' almost a constant invalid, tho result of an injury to his  spine while working with his brothers  on the farm. He grew weak and  listless, had no appetite, and for two  years was unable to work and was for,  the most of the time confined to the  house, and for a part of the time to  his bed. He suffered considerably  from pains in the back; his legs were  iveak; and he had frequent headaches.  At different times he was attended by  two doctors, but got no benefit from  the treatment. Then I procured an  electric belt (for him, but it was simply money wasted as it did net do  him a particle of good. One day  while my son was reading a -newspaper he came across an article telling of a cure in a somewhat similar  case through the use of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills, and he then decided to give  them a trial. After the second box  was taken there was a marked improvement in his condition. 'He  continued the use of the pills until  he had taken eight boxes, and they  have restored him to health. His appetite has returned; the pain has!'left  his back; he has' gained flesh; is able  to ride a bicycle, enjoys life and is'  able to do a day's work as well as any  one of his age. This letter is given gladly so , that others may learn  the merits of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  and find a cure if ailing."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure such  cases as the one noted above because  they create. new, rich, red blood, thus  strengthening weak and shattered  nerves. They do not purge and weaken like other medicines, but strengthen from the first dose to the last. Sold  by all dealers in medicine or sent  post paid at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 by addressing the  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-'  ville,  Ont. '  ���������SILK MADE OF  WOOL    PULP.  Remarkable to relate, wood can be  utilized for soft, flowing gowns. Wood  pulp silk has been long a staple industry in the,St, Etienne district of  France. By a secret chemical process,  the pulp is reduced to a sirupy condition. It is then -forced into tubes full  of tiny holes, through .which it emerges in the form of fine-silk threads.  These are speedily dried by being  passed through a hot atmosphere and  are forthwith wound onto bobbins,  ready to be woven into silk. The appearance of this unique product is  ������aid to be so natural that even experts  have mistaken it for the genuine article. It is, of course, infinitely  cheaper.  SHE SUPPOSED.  Mrs. Wiggles���������What are these  "spheres of influence" that the diplomatists in China keep talking about?  Mrs. Waggles���������Well, I don't -know,  for sure. Do you suppose they can  mean  cannon balls?  HAP.IT TRANSIT RETURNS.  "I wouldn't be guilty of doing a  favor for a man and then in a day  or two asking him to do me one."  "No, nor I ; L'<\ ask hiiu right  straight off, before his' gratitude gets  a chance  to  cool."  LOANS UPON HONOR.  One of the most remarkable loan associations in the world is that founded  by Mme. Jeane Robin in the suburbs  of Paris. Its object is to assist needy  artists and writers by small loans of  from five to twenty francs. Neither  security nor interest is required, nor is  any time or payment specified. In this  paradise of the impecunious author  the borrower simply signs the following paper: "I pledge my honor that  I will pay back the sum of���������francs."  It is said they who do not finally  pay are very few.  Sinard's Liniment, ileiieves Ufeisralgia.  EASY.  Teacher���������Now, Johnny, if you had  four apples to divide among three  boys, how would you divide them ?  Johnny���������Take one apiece an' shoot  craDS fer de odd one.  Minimi's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  THE FIRST KISS. -  "The first kiss," remarked the observer of events and things, "is a  good deal like a cinder in the eye-  it is a little thing, but it seems like  a whole lot."  ^    MONTREAL HO IE', 01 BEST ���������?������?���������,  wwewyic nuuog ..g>muy��������� a������-t������i raw.. *i.S(  per day.  SOCIAL EXPLORATION.  "Not one of our new neighbors has  called yet."  "That's all right. It gives us time  to find out whether or nor? we,, want  them to call."  T������ CBKE A COLD K O.Vffi DAY  Take Laxatire Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggist*  refund the money if 1c fails to euro. K. W, Groves'  ni-jBatan Jo on ���������tchbos.      *13������  A German syndicate .will loan Turkey ������3,000,000 if arms and ammunition are bought in Germany.  Millard's Liuiroent for sale every till cro  ELECTRIC MOTORS ON  A CANAL.  Electric motors "will take the place  of mules on the old Miami canal.  POR OVBR FIFTY YEARS  HBB WINSLOW8 800THINO 8YKUP faae been  tued by icotherafor their children teething. It soothet  Ihe ohild. softens the gums, allays pain, cures wind colicj  and i ��������� the best remody for diarrhoea, 25c a bottle. . Sold  by all druggists throughout the world. Be sure and asi  for "Mrs. Winsloir's Soothing Syrup."  NOT HER WAY..  I suppose that woman orator spoke  her mind freely  on  the subject?  INot much. She demanded half of  her $50 in advance before she went on  the  platform.  Minard's Liniment Cares Dandruff..'  OFFENDED  MODESTY.  A cry of indignation has been raised in the eastern part of Germany  because the administration of the  seaside resort Zoppot, near Danzig,  intends to rembvc the barriers that  have hitherto separated the sexes  when ba thing, and to declare the  beach a common: bathing place.  State of Ohio, Cm- cf Toledo, I .���������  Luoas County. }iS'  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he Is  senior partner of the firm of K J. Cheney &  Co., doing bu������ino������s in tlie City of Toledo,  County and State aforesaid, nnd that said firm  wilj pay tho sum of ONK HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every ease of CatarMi !  that cannot be cured by the use of IIall'iI  Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to befoi-e me and subscribed in my  presence, this 6th day of December. A.D. 18:50.  : : A.'W -���������GLEASON,  I seal. : Kotary Public.  Hall'sCatarrh Cure is taken internally, and  acts directly on the blood ami mucous surfaces  of the system.   Send for testimonials, free.  F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O  bold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  KEY TO THE SITUATION.  First Detective���������How did you manage to discover the Scandal in their  family closet?  Second Detective���������Well, you see, I  had a skeleton  key.  C5S3"3TX������C3>35flr   "NESA  Has achieved a celebrity ur.equallod byothers. Tho reason is apparent, to those  who have tried it. If you havo never tried it give it your next trial and we aro  satisfied that you will be more thanploased with its fine quality.  Lead Packages   25, 30, 43, CO and SOo.  OF CANADA.  The nineteenth annual meeting of the shareholders of this company was hold at its head  office in Hamilton, on Thursday, the 7th instant. In the absence ot the President through  illnesn. Mr. William Kerns. Vice President, was appointed Chairman and Mr. David Dexter.  Sccrctui*v  DIRECTORS' REPORT.  Tho directors presented their annual report, as follows : ���������  Your directors have the honor to present the reportand financial statement of tho company  for the year which closed on thc31st December, 1900, duly vouched for by tho auditors.  The new busine-s of the year consisted of fourteen hun dred and forty-two applications for  insurance, .-ig^regaung $2,091 7.'i5. of which thirteen hundred and ninety applications, for  Sl,99o,9;'5, were accepted ; applications for $1)8,750 were rejected or held for further informa-  As in previous years the income of the company shows a gratifying increase, and the  assets of the company havo been increased by ������211,130.12, and havo now reached $1,271,310.92.^  exclusive of cuwuueo capital. '''  The security for policyholders, including guarantee capital, amounted an the close of the  vear to S2,149.0o*5.92. and the liabilities for reserves and all outstanding id iims, ?1,123,738.07,  ��������� showing a rturplusr of ���������*1.02f,Sl7.85.  Exclusive of uncalled guarantee capital, the surplus to  policyholder.-) wasSl-17.602.8o.'���������'. ' ���������    ���������    '.      :      '���������������������������''���������-���������,,..���������-���������������-  Policies on sixty five lives became claims through death, to the amount or 511)4,007.93 of  which $18,500 wa* reinsured in ocher companies. ,    . ��������� . _���������.���������.���������������������������  Including each dividends ami dividends applied to the reduction of premiums. $23,0-9.28,  with annuities, 32,929.56, the total payments to policyholders amounted to $170 8l3.o8.  Careful attention has been given'to the investment of tho company s funds, largeily on  mortgaeeseeurites and loans on the company's policies, amply secured by reserves. Ihesa  investments have yielded results better than the average results of insurance companies  doing business in Canada. . _.   .        ,_   .    .        _  Expenses have beeu confined to a reasonable limit, consistent with due efforts for new  USThe'flold officers and agents of the company are intelligent and loyal, and are entitled to  much credit for their able representation of the company's interests. Ihe members ol tne  office staff" have also proved faithful in the company's service.     # ������������������,������������������.-������������������   '. ..  Having decided to increase the guarantee or subscribed capital to $1,000,000, the amount  authorized by our act of incorporation, your directors issued on 12th November last the balance  of 3 000 shares, at a premium of 40 per cent, on tho amount called. These shares were allotted  to and taken by the exiting shareholders. Though the call of $13 per share was required only  in bi-monthly instalments, the greater portion of it was paid before the cose of the year.  The assurances carried by the company now amount  to$l2,nb,iSi,M,  upon  wnica  tna  company holds reserves to tho full amount required by law, and, in addttionthereto, a considerable surplus, as above shown. nivmnPYTITR  JAS. H. BEATTY,     .: DAVID DbXTER  -"������������������������..������.,      president. Managing Director.  AUDITORS' REPORT.  To the President and Directors of the Federal Life Assurance Company:  Gentlemen : We have made a careful audit of the books of your company for  the year ,  ending 31st December. 19M, and have certified to their correctness. .      _  The securities have been inspected and compared with the ledgor accounts and are found  to agree therewith. ���������     ' .   ,   ,.    ...     .,        ���������_  The financial position of your company, us on 31st December, is Indicated by the accompanying dtatement. .... "-������������������,..  ��������� ���������r    ������.                                                    .    -���������   ���������   Respectfully submitted, '.-      .-"-is  H. S. STEPHENS,' "   ' *  J. J. mason. ;  Hamilton, l9t March, 1901' Auditors. j  FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 1900. '  Premium Income i. -.  $ -m.TM 7���������v  Interest and Rents  50,-Jl-i 31  Capital stock...  St.M5 00'  Premium on stock ....���������..���������  15.00*- ������(>  $      SI 1,033 97-'  Paid to Policy-Holders for Death Claims-  Endowments, surrender values an-i profits  S      I JO. 813 58  Expenses, taxes, dividends and reinsurance premiums���������  ll������,r>5'i 35,  Balance . ��������� -....._ 1!>.'{,J*S8 04  $ u! 1,093 97  ���������    ,    ASSETS, DEC. 31, 1900.  Debentures and Bonds.... ��������������������������� $ E1J.J52 C9  Mortgages  ������2r>.i������4 S3  Loans secured by policy reserves  !K.J,3I4 69  Cash in bank and other assets.  2S!>.H08 81  8 1,271,340 93  LIABILITIES.  Reserve Fund ��������� ������������������ 8 1,073,903 67  Claims unadjusted ��������� ��������� - '���������������"������������������9������'i 37  Present value of claims paid by instalments not duo   i.������,88������ 93  Present valueof dividends applied on temporary reductions of premiums....- lo.oi.'j ������8  Surplus ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������ U7.602 85  #  1,271.34<l 93  Guarantee Capital  8"J.71"> 00  Surplus security.... - *'  *-}*������-���������> ������a.  Policies were issued assuring         i,!HK>,.)������.. M  Total Assurance in force. ��������� ���������      18,1*<>A88 io  On motion of Mr. Korna, seoonded by Mr. T. H. Macpherson, the report was adopted.  The Medical Director, Dr. A. Woolverton, presented an interesting statistical report of the  mortality of the company for the past and previous years.  The retiring direotors were re-elected, and at a subsequent meeting of the board, Mr. Imp,  H. Beatty waa re-oleoted President, Lieut>.-Col. Kerns and Mr. T. H. Macpherson, Vto������-  Proaidonts,  and  Sheet  Metal  Works.  ROOFING SLATE, in Black,  KedorGrsen. SLATE .BLACKBOARDS (Wasupplj,  Pnblio and High Sohooln, Toronto). Kuofing Kelt, Pitch,  Coal T*r, etc. ROOFING TILE (See New City Build-  tags, Toronto, done by our firm). Motal Ceilinga, Oor-  nicea, eta i-dtimates farnished for work complete or foi  mateiiala BhEpped to any part of the country. Phone 1963.  D. DUTHIE & SONS, Adelaide ftWldmorBts., Toronto  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  QRATEFUL- OOtWFORTINQ.  to eonfllgB all your Produce to the  Dawson Commission Co. Limited  Uor. Oolborne and West Market 8t., Toronto.   Hj4j*>  will tret 70U hiifhect pos������ible prices.  BREAKFAST-SUPPBfiU  PRINTED in one or many colors  or STRIPED at low prices. Samples furnished on request. Special  quotations for car loads or large  lots.    Write for prices.  TORONTO WRAPPING  PAPER  COMPANY  75 Adelaide-st. West.  SJMSJtSBKBSSK^ rriT+ril-r+ftUa**Mllsrvr>**.-*viiU**>r*'m>*-V*iv**rtm  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 6, 1901.  Tlie Mining Review.  SATURDAY,  A PEEL  6,   1901.  DIVERSITY VS. UNITY.  The British Columbia government has  now, it appears, taken up the strain as  Mr. lielincken has given notice of a motion to secure a bonus of $5 a ton on lead  mined, smelted and refined in the province.   By the   Dominion   government  passing a similar regulation, the one the  delegates going to Ottawa are demanding, there will be ample inducement to  encourage the industry in the province.  The regret is the people are in sections  in  all these matters, unity of purpose  and action being out  of   the   question.  One section does not want a bonus given  lest the parties getting it should  make  something out of the deal; no matter  what the province   might   profit   by it.  Another section  wants refineries.built  by the government or not at all, and  still another wants such  restrictions on  a com pay investing in  it as would  prevent them from selling to others at any  . time after the refinery was. built.    If it  was a fact that refineries were- certain to  be   built   in   any event, any and   all of  these restrictions might prove of public  service; but we know of no  reason why  any   of 'them   should   be forced to the  front as ultimatums, when tlie search is'  for a company to. build a first refinery  under present conditions.   It is an absolute certainty the country cannot prosper without mining, and mining cannot  succeed without a satisfactory  market  for products.   To the present we  have  depended on American smelters and re-  lineries for outlets, and as these are now  closed to our ores, the only cure appears  to be a resort to bonus resources.   It is  a   pity then   that  there  is   nat more  unanimity among the people as to how  these   are   to   be  secured.   The miner  looks   at   the  smelter   from one standpoint, the owner from another, and the  capitalist from a third, when in fact the  only question is the.best means of securing a first refinery on a   banis  that will  pay the owners and   meet  tlie  require-  of the country.  What is wanted is simply a start and  ther conditions to meet the actual  requirements of the country will follow  after. The moment it is found there is  money in a refinery on . any basis in  Canada, there will'be others willing to  erect a second and a third, on conditions  more favorable to the people, if the first  be not operated on satisfactory lines.  Those who have special restrictions in  mind should not lose'sight of this.  Last year there was $385,000 in cold  cash sent out of'this country to the  Sates, Great Britain and elsewhere, for  lead-pipe and other lead manufactures  that should have been made in Canada  ���������a lead producing country. Let us  first have the refinery, and next such  legislation as will deyelop manufactures  iu branch after branch, and so on of all  products th'e raw materials for whose  manufacture are found in our country,  and there will be no need lor our growing population to seek employment else?  where. It is such a policy as this that  built up Great Britain, the United States  and all other countries that have risen  to any importance within the last century. The duty of British Columbians  in this and all similar matters is to drop  their sectional opinions and work for  the welfare of the country as a whole.  BODY-RESTORER  Food is the body-restorer.  In health, you want nothing  but food; and your baby wants  nothing "but food. But, when  not quite well, you want to get  back to where food is enoucfh.  One of the most delicate  foods, in the world, is Scott's  emulsion of cod-liver oil.  When usual food is a burden,  it feeds you enough to restore  your stomach;  baby the same.  The body-builder is food;  the body-restorer is Scott's  emulsion of cod-liver oil.  We'll send you a little to try if you like.  SCOTT & KOWNE,    Chemists, Toronto.  UNFAIR TAXATION.  U-:  Notwithstanding all the tinkering that  has been done with municipal legislation to date, our assessment laws' are in  a very crude condition. For instance,  no matter what chattels a man may  have on real estate, they cannot be held  liable for taxes on that real estate. The  owner of that real estate cannot be compelled to pay taxes for two years, or tn  other words real estate cannot be sold  for taxes for two years, and the arrears  of taxes bear but six per cent, interest.  As money is anywhere worth more than  six per cent., here is an inducement for  the real estate owner to refuse tax payments, and cripple his municipality for  the lack of funds. It is clear that as the  government retains the sole right to tax  all personal property, chattels cannot  be seized in any case for realty taxes.  This is an anomaly peculiar to British  Columbia alone, and   must be changed  Often changes to the jaded woman.   "I  can't see what's come over Mary; she  used to be such a jolly girl," was the  .remark of   a young woman  visiting a  I iimi.i-,1. in .i���������n.i ���������^ uiarried schoolmate.   Marriage  changes a woman.    The drains  and pains which  are so often the  sequence  of  marriage     rob  her of all vitality.     Give her  back her former  strength     and  she'll   be   as  "jolly"   a  wife  as   she  was   a  maid.      Doctor  Pierce's   Favorite  Prescription  gives back the  lost strength by  re-establishing  the   health   of  the delicate  womanly    organs.     It dries  the  drains and  stops the pains.  It cures ulceration,  inflammation and female  weakness.       It  makes   weak  women   strong and  sick women well.  "For two years I had been a sufferer from  chronic diseases and female weakness," writes  Mrs. Alien A. Bobson, of  1125 Rodman Street,  Philadelphia, Pa.   KI had two different doctors,  and they gave me medicine which only relieved  me   for  a  time.       My  niece  advised   me  to  take Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.    I concluded that to open a correspondence with you  for your advice would be safest, so I did, aud  have been highly benefited.      I find that after  taking six bottles of 'Favorite Prescription ' and  five of ' Golden Medical Discovery' aud following your advice in regard to local treatment, I  sooner or later.   The  gross  injustice to   w-s- Hkewby  the   municipality  and   prompt paying  realty holders is also very apparent, as  real estate in municipalities is assessed  at full value  and pays about 1}4  cents  on the dollar taxes.   On the other hand  government assessors    assess   personal  property for about one-fourth  its value,  and it pays a rate of one-half of one per  cent.,    or   just   one-half the   rate   the  realty holder pays to the municipality.  We will, however, better illustrate this:  If  A     owns    a lot    and   building   in  Sandon worth   $1,800, he is assessed for  about $1,200,  pays a tax of l}4 per cent,  or .$18.   If  B owns   no   real estate but  holds a stock of   goods worth   $5,000. he  is assessed for probably $2,000, and pays  one-half of one per cent, on it or $10, or  less than  one-half of what   the   realty  holder pays.    In addition to all this not  more than half the taxes  levied  by tiie  provincial' government are paid.    When  the entire personal property tax collected by the   provincial   government   last  year was less than $105,000, the public  can readily understand the force of provincial   collections as   the law  stands.  ..We are bound to say if the City of Vancouver had the right to  collect personal  property tax on the   legislation   of   the  other provinces, it would   realise   much  more than that amount.    All subjects of  any country are supposed to contribute  equally, on the basis of their assets, for  the maintenance of municipal and provincial institutions, but   how they can  defeat the end by holding  personal property instead of realty is'fully shown by  this.   But a change'has got to come, and  it may as \yell come now as later.   The  government are gradually throwing burdens on the  municipalities���������now comes  a portion of the cost of schools, and they  must  provide   the   means   of   meeting  them.     As   things   stand   government  collection of either realty, personal property or income   tax   la   a  mere fiasco.  Then why not hand  the   entire   matter  over   to   the   municipalities,   the  only  powers   that can   assess  equitably and  collect accordingly?  Squire Lovatt is moving in the mattr*r  in the council, and every municipality  in the province should second the effort  at once. By securing this concession  they will double present revenues, be  able to have money at ail times, and enforce prompt realty tax payments which  now is next to impossible when the  owners do not want to pay. Our council should push the squire's petition  promptly, to secure the attention of the  government the present session.  H. T.Twiou  Sandon, B, C. >>'ew Denver, B. C.  DREWRY & JW1QG  Dominion and I'rovincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineer.-!,'  Jledfoid A McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, IX. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary "  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia. -  AGzNT.s wanted f<>r-"nii<: like and keign  OF QUEEN VICTORIA." iupludinc special  memorial tributes from the most emin'tnt  British and Canadian statesmen, nud "The  Life of King udward VII." Size 10 x V/i, about  000 paged, better illustrated than any riT������l  work. Written by Dr John Coulter, from London, Ens'., the celebrated Historian and Journalist, and John A. Cooper, editor Canadian  Magazine, Toronto. Price ouly f 1.75���������new book  from cover to cover. Extra large commission';  credit given: prospectus'free to canvassers.  World Publishing Co., Guelph, Out.  Tlie Denver House  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.  Established 1858,  to.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  am now a strong woman.     Accept my sincere  thanks for the interest manifested in my case  With the country's prosperity the Other    and the happy results obtained."  ,... -i,   r���������n^.��������� ;���������   ������������������������,- ,iD���������,,������������������       Sick women are invited to consult Dr.  conditions   Will   follow in   eV3iy degiee.   Pierce by letter/r^.   Correspondence pril  reasonable.  |  vate. Address Dr. R. V.Pierce, Buffalo, N.Y.  The Dunsmuir government made a  mistake in refusing to submit all votes  of land and bonuses to railways, &c, to  the people before passing them. The  entire public domain and the wealth of  the country belong to the people and  not to the government, and tiiey should  be consulted before appropriations are  made. It is no argument to sav that refusing to leave such power in the hands  of a government or parliament means  distrust in the honesty of these bodies.  They can onl}' think for themselves and  not for the people, and though as honest  as men can be, they may not think as  the people do on such subjects. Apart  from all this, in four years���������the life of a  provincial parliament���������new projects  crop up the people heard nothing of in  the last campaign, and it may at the  next campaign, after four years, be too  late to give the motives or honesty of  their representatives consideration���������as  the property may be gone. Municipal  councils though having but a lease of  oflice for a single year, are not given  power to vote away money M'ithout consulting their constituents, and parliaments are but bodies of more extended  powers, not, however, including the natural privileges of the people.  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  CIofKes Cleaned/  Pressed  and Repaired  AT  THE   I.   X.   L.   TAILOR   bHOP,  Opposite -'Union Hotel,  F,  PHILLIPS,  Proprietor.  Everybody Wants  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it -for all kindsof grate  E. #. Cameron.  mnKHMmmiKMMwmimmmmimimiiiit'.z THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 6* . i9or.  A Deliberate Falsehood.  The following letter appears in a Toronto periodical printed in the interests  of publishers:  In the last issue of the Type n*>d Press, we  asked for the experience of publishers who had  adopted the flat rato. The following letter is  in reply to that suggestion:  Sandon, B. C, Nov. 7th, 1900.  Type and Press.  sir*:���������The Paystreak is otieof those you desire to hear Irom. **��������� c charge for display |1 per  inchper month. This price is lite the laws of  the Medea and rersians. It dors not vary,  either with the size of ad. or the length of the-  contract.  We do not use a patent, do not publish  quacks, fakes or boosts, aud have no reading  advertisements not smelly designated ns such  Price, IU cents per line for "first and 5 cents subsequent iusertion. No discount for size of space  or length of contract.  This is the only system on .which to run a  weekly. Patents dun't pay. Quacks are resented by legitimate adveitisers and have a  tendency to depreciate the value of any jour-  Hal as an advertising medium. Advertisers  who will not pay the price are not only undesirable to the paper, but are a rank injustice to  other advertisers, as the man'who doesn't pay  must be paid for by the man who does'  If weekly publishers had the grit to hold up  their prices, they would assay higher in prosperity. Yours,  Wm. Macadams.  What a fish a toad is anyway. When  Mr. McAdam wrote the foregoing for  Type and Press he knew well he was  lying and for the worst of all purposes,  creating a false impression abroad of  the importance of himself and his business at home. Tlios(* of his patrons who  pay .f3.00 a month for a 21/* inch double  column, a five inch advertisement,know  well they pay him hut 60 cents a month  per inch for advertising, and those who  pay $-5 for 3kt", 3 column, 10 inch advertisements, know that Mr. McAdam  charges but 50 cents per inch per month,  while those who pay for mining notices  for two months (what the law demands)  and have them run three and foui  months, know they get advertising to  (ill up space, for nothing at all. It is  also in Mr. McAdam's memory that a  few months ago he took the printing of  by-laws, -&c, of a society in this city, by  tender, and being unable to do the work  himself paid more to another office for  the composition and paper alone, than  be got for the work altogether.  Some months ago a few zealous people  in this city undertook to drive all the  cooking Chinamen out of the place, hut  in their hurry they overlooked Chinamen of the art preservative, leaving  them-to.swfcll.upiand explode^ in .;self-  glorification. '" -  * ' ���������        ��������� J  %  ��������� %  t  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 ������  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������-just what's wanted in the camp,  inspect them.  Call and  Alta Lodge, No. 20.  A. F. AND A. Jl.  Regular communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at Sp. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  A. B. DOCKSTEADER, Sec'y.  TDjp. 2vroz-������2piisori,  Cor. Ward and Baker Sts., Nelson, B.C.  i9������������������*������*i������������tttt������������������������*������������9������������o'?i������������i*te*>i(������t'i������������������tot*������������e(*������i  WANTED.  ���������      By it young lady,   a position as stenographer  and typewriter; verr little experience.   Apply  ,  box2G, Moosoinin, X.W.T.  WANTED.  Agent ror Pandon arid vicinity, for the sale bt  hnrdy: lines of Standard Fruit Stock, Small  Fruits. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, etc. Terms  liberal.   Applv now to  PJ5LHAM NURSKY CO..       Toronto, Ont.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  Mrs. Wluslows Soothing Syrup has been used  by millions of mothers for their children when  teething. If disturbed at nieht andb'okenin  your rest by a sick child, suil'ering aud crying  witn pain of cutting teeth. Send at once and  get a bottle of "Mrs. winslow's Soothing Syrup"  for ehildren teething. It will relieve the-poor  little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it,  mothers, there is no mistake about it. It. cures  .diarrhoea, regulates the stomach and bowels,  cures Wind Colic, softens tt>egumsand reduces  Inflammation, and gives tone and energy to the  syBtem "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for  children teething is pleasant to the taste and is  the prescription of one of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in the United  States. Price 25c. a bottle. Sold by all druggists  throughout the world. Be sure and ask for  "Mrs. Winslow's boothingSyrup."  A NICE, LINE OF  T  he  BIG- Stome.  HAKE'S Celebrated  Stationery  Just Arrived  AT CLIFFE'S  BOOKSTORE.  First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods  Just Arrived and More on the Jay.  We are Offering Special Values in Dress Goods  Carpets, Oilcloths, Tapestry, Spares, Curtaios.  Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries?  ^<.<*U*l.''WM.<*l,M.<,l<M,<'U'(,l'^M.I'tXI.)'t<*l.<1t<>l,'>UM.f,W'<.'S<'t.iat<'<.>*><'1,>*- ,*>./",<'<./S,M.I"ii'l.('W'  THE HUNTER-KENDRIGK CO. LTD.  e  e  ���������  e  0  o  e  ���������  0  0  0  0  0  0  ������0O0������0000oo0000O9eeo0O00a00������e00000O0O00������00 0OO0000e00o  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  EXCHANGE; for exhibition.  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  .  Correspondence solicited.   Address all communications to  Telephone No. 104.      P. O. Box 700.  ANDREW P. ROSENBERQER, Nelson, B. C.  A Change.  CO.Hater a practical New Denver man, is assuming the management of D. J.Robertson's furniture business here.    He will  have with him an experienced  Painter aod Paper-lianger.  Carpets sewed and laid.'   Furniture in  all its branches repaired and a stock of   the   Funuftire  always on hand.    Every department of  the business will be managed in the  best way  possible,  guaranteeing satisfaction to all new and old patrons.  C.   Q.   BAKER.  TINSMITH   AND   PLUMBER.  Has on hand a fine line of  Plumbing Goods-Call and  gel. prices on Plumbing and  Sheet Metal Work.  REMEMBER EOOFS PUT ON  BY   ME   DO   NOT   LEAK.  W. A. MURRAY:.* CO. LIMITED, TORONTO.  Choosing a New Dress.  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any C P.R. agent  or H. W. Harbour. Agent, Sandon,  W.P. F. Cummlnsrs, Gen. S.S. Agent, Winnipeg  What better opportunity could one wish for, than tlie  pleasure of 0110051110; a new dress from the handsomest fabrics imported into Canada? You're not asked to make a journey to  accomplish this, but our thoroughly equipped Mail Order  Department sends you a splendid range of Samples, these you can  look over carefully in your own home and make a choice at your  leisnre. Write for samples at once, while assortments are at  their best.  Suitings, Black and Colored, 50c to $2.50 the yard.  Fancy Dress Stuffs, 50c to #2.50 the yard.  W. 4.. Murray & Co. Limited. Is  17 to 27 King St. East  ~ to 14 Colborne St.  TORONTO.  KbHw  L������!  1-UW*!  ���������SM-.1'*-,  rf  sitmnms^issRai  m *-*������*i*������*fc..-ra^M'*-ri������^  ������ v t 4-   ,������   i\,_  LABOUR DBMS IB GHIA.  HOW   THEY   ENFORCE   THEIR   AUTHORITY IN THAT COUNTRY.  Triult's Kiiii-iiis ;nav<*;;i;.\lslei! H-'r������m Time  lmiiit-iiiorl.il ��������� Vo fi-'-voil (jiiilcr-rit*! litis  !>itiii*>lmieills''l(M-*Vtut:it!oit^il' Laws.  On    the    surface  o������ things    trade  unionism appears  to be distinclly    a  modern development of sociology. The  surface,  however,  as  an Irish public  speaker    once  remarked,    is "merely  superficial,"   and    unions   under    the  name of    labour  leagues have    been  known   in   China  from time  immemorial.      According to lafcour authorities of that country,   all    tradesmen  belon;?-    to    the  guild, of    their own  trade, -.vhich exists mainly to prevent  under-selling. Only in certain districts  is  there  an.  effort made  to    control  rates of wages, and. nowhere to limit  hours of labour.     It is these leagues  which ordain that shops retailing the  same class of goods must all be concentrated In one district, an arrangement  which always seems; so ridiculous to foreigners.   Thus;, in a native  town, one street will be entirely inhabited  by jewellers, another by silk  merchants, and so on. It is; convenient  for the customer, though the plan is  not intended for his benefit, but merely to simplyfy the system of spying.  There is   always   a   minimum   price  fixed by the league for every article  on the market, and even the smartest  foreign    bargain-driver  will find   it  well-nigh impossible to beat the vendor  down below   this price,    though  a less sum might repay him personally.  HOW AUiTHOIUTr IS ENFORCED.  The methods by which the labour  leagues enforce their authority are  unique. If a man is found underselling, or otherwise infringing the  rules by which he is bound, a hint  is quietly dropped to the local head  of the Beggars' Union, and that worthy details a specially numerous; and  loathsome body of mendicants���������lepers*  if available���������to pay assiduous; attention to the offender's establishment.  If this penalty fail���������a possibility which  seems inconceivable to any white person who has ever come in contact  with the fraternity��������� various means  are taken to trip up the recalcitrant  member over some trifling police  regulation. Having succeeded in this  object, the union authorities quietly  notify the municipal elders in whose  hands is centred the adminis,tration  of local justice that disciplinary measures are necessary, and they inflict  punishment accordingly.  WHAT THEY -CONTILOL.  The various unions keep tho roada  of their own districts, and collectively  maintain the town police aud the  school. Each village has a real interest In educational matters, for this;  reasons: A scholar, that is, a man  who has passed by examiuation Into  the literary class, had the right, at all  times, to "see" the mandarin, and aa  it is a well-accepted custom that a  scholar should always Lntorvene on  behali of any of his own village in  trouble with the authorities, it follows that the more scholars; a district  can produce the better for all the inhabitants thereof. To lessen the num-i  ber of police���������and thereby the rates  for their support���������the labour leagues  enact that any person who catches  a thief red-handed on his premise's  is bound to give him up to justice,  no matter what are the circumstances  which might incline him to mercy.  Failure to comply with this rule reduces the captor to the same level as;  the criminal. This law has in the  past been a stumbling block to missionaries, who have not always! realized the mistaken impression of  Christian morality produced upon natives by the pardon of a thief caught  pilfering during a prayer meeting or  class  instruction.  PUNISHMENTS INFLICTED. .,  The usual penalty inflicted for petty larceny is the "walking punishment." The offender, stripped to  the waist, and preceded by torn-toms  and bells, is marched through the  streets attwnded by a pdliceman or  executioner, who administers a heavy  blow with a bamboo cane every few  steps. The cangue is another ordinary penalty. A man wearing this collar can neither rest nor feed himself,  for the projecting wood prevents him  reaching his hand to- the mouth. It  is difficult to over-estimate t'he  power of the trades unions in up-country.towns, where they control the actions of the elders and the Taotai. For  instance, should the hitter interfere  with a member of the guild, the Labour League simply orders all shops  to be closed and the municipal dues I  withheld. If this dislocation of busi-J  ness continues more than a day or two  "a state of rebellion," in official parlance, thereby automatically, exists.  The district mandarin Is compelled, to  take cognizance of the outbreak, and  the local gentleman is either degraded or beheaded. In civilized countries trades unions; are not an unmixed blessing, but. it is' certainly a matter for congratulation that they are  not quite so autocratic as in China.  *^������-^^&^*^������^^^b������^^^^/^^^ -t-fe/^e &^*9si9>-**bSQsQ>s<&i&wv  MUSKOKA   COTTAGE   SANITORIUM.  A  4<irrcsiton<I������*.!it   Tells  ol'   lite  Facilities  ]>i-ovlti<>(I for Hie I'aifciiiS.  This institution is devoted to the  treatment of persons: in the early  stages,' of consumption of the lungs.  "W. J. B.," in a recent issue of a  Toronto dally, after speaking of the  beautiful scenery and handsome  buildings he found on the shore of  Lake Muskoka, says:  "In all cases; the,patients occupy,  separate rooms;. The table board Is  excellent, and everything seems; to be  conducive to their happiness;. Facilities are provided for all kinds of winter and summer outdoor sports. The  patients spend from eight to ten  hours each day in the open air. In  zero weather I saw men reading, napping and playing games on the piazza^  and ladies doing fancy work and writing letters in perfect contentment.  The sunlight, open air, rest and medical treatment seem to be yielding  wonderful results'. One patient told  me he had gained 221-2 pounds in  four weeks. Dr. DeWitt, of Wolf-  ville, Nova Scotia, who came with a  patient to the Sanitorium, said he  felt safe here, as; he saw no possibility of contagion where only cases! in  the earlier stages! of the disease are  admitted. He claimed that those  fifty or more patients, gathered from  all over the Dominion of Canada, and  some from across the sea, were not  only saving their own lives; for further usefulness, but saving thousands  of precious lives; from infection. Most  of them will return to their homes  cured, and will become missionaries of  health to their families and friends."  The doctors tell us; that from one-  sixth to one seventh of all deaths are  from tuberculosis'. One out of every four of those between fifteen and  fifty-five years of age result from  this cause. It is astonishing how  many diseases spring from it. It annually claims more victims! than  smallpox, diphtheria, typhoid fever,  yellow fc������*r, Asiatic fever, leprosy,  measles; and whooping cough combined. In Europe the State municipalities, manufacturies, insurance  companies and private agencies are  united in battling with the ravages  of this disease. All praise is due to  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Sir  William Meredith and those associated  with them, who have started thiat  movement in Canada, and have provided such excellent facilities for the  successful conduct of the work.  tb  And have it done with good  paint. Money spent on cheap  paint. is lost and the labor is  lost. Buy the best paint you can  get. Don't pay exorbitant  prices, but pay reasonable prices  for the best and purest paints  made.  Ramsay's  4  PAINT  MAKERS  MONTREAL.  Ect'd 1842  t&^y-V%^     ^i*^������ i������A*v<a*'*������- *w^^^-^^-*>^,T&r&wTbrfv^"^/i&',������'9'v*"&}ti'  Are the purest and best for beautifying and preserving the house.  Do you want to learn all about  good paints and see how some  beautiful homes are painted ?  Send us a post, card and ask for  our Booklet " K" free.  *.  'Dear Sirs,���������I have {been a great sufferer from rheumatism, and lately  have been confined to my bed. Seeing your MINARD'S LINIMENT advertised, I tried it and !got immediate  relief. I ascribe my restoration to  health to the wonderful power of your  medicine.  LEWIS S. BUTLER.  Burin, Nfld.  SIGNS OF t;;iAY MATTER.  Am I as intelligent as your other  young man, Dolly ?  Well, you quote more poetry than  he does, but I think he beats you on  QOOkttflB.  OPINIONS ABOUT WOMEN.  Nature is in earnest when she  makes a woman.���������Oliver Wendell  Holmes.  What is civilization? I answer, the  power of good women.���������Emerson.  A woman finds it a much easier  task to do an evil than a virtuous  deed.���������Plautus.  Women are too imaginative and  sensitive to have much logic���������Madame  Du  Deffand.  Fools, that in women trust; for in  their speech is death, hall in their  smile.���������Tasso.  The most beautiful object in the  world, it will be allowed, is a beautiful  woman.���������Macaulay. ,  There are three things a wise man  will not trust���������the wind, the sunshine of an April day and a woman's  plighted faith.���������Southey.  A woman, the more curious she is  about her face, is commonly the more  careless about her home.���������Ben Jon-  son. ���������      Trust not a woman when she  weeps, for it is her nature to weep  when she wants her will Socrates.  He that takes a wife takes care.���������  Franklin.  Woman is the organ of the devil.���������  Varennes.  What woman desires, is written in  heaven.���������Chaussee.  Woman is a oharming creature who  changes her h������art as easily as she  does her gloves.���������Balzac.  . "��������� '���������  !        TWO IN ONE.  When it became understood that the  train was being held up by this one  man, alone, the florid passenger ventured upon a bit of good-natured raillery.  v Presumably, he observed, addressing the robber, you are the conventional tall man and short, man in one  person ?  Oh, dear, yes ! replied the desperado  with charming bonhommie. I am tall,  as [you see, and if I were not extremely short, I assure tyou I should not  feel constrained, as. I do, to trouble  you for the watch and chain you just  uow secreted in your boot I Ah! Thank  you 1  "And thus, amid gales of merriment,  the function  procedeed.  -$-  If the men had to do the family  washing they would soon begin ..:....to  shirk it. This is not our editorial opinion, but the murmured utterance of  overworked Mrs. Blank. "Right you  a/re,, madam," said a masculine voice  behind her; "they would shirk that  atrocious and destructive rubbing  quickly enougn by using Pearlinc,  which does away with the need of  suon horsework as that you are indulging in." " Why don't you break  away from your old soap habits ?���������  then your weekly washtub grind  would become almost a pleasurable  exercise." "0 these hard-hearted  men 1"���������thus Mrs. B. ejaculated. But  flflie tooik tho hint, and ever afterward  ais������d Pes-rUna.  BENEATH THE BOR-EALIS,  Eskimo's! Wife���������The days are very  short now and it's! going to keep you  pretty busy to take care of all that  oil to-morrow.  Eskimo���������I. know it. Wake me up  about three weeks earlier than usual,  if you can.  ' W P C 1068  Far fill skin ailments.  J. C. Calvert & Co., Manchester, England  To tend for our,  Complete Oata-  logua of Sheet  MubIo anil Sooko  with Cpaolal rattw  of discount.  WHALEY,  ROYCE&Oo.  16B Yonge 8t  Toronto, Out,  DouglM Bros.  124 Adelaide M  Toronto, Oat,  Metallic Ceilings  (lURtLEE OF 1QM Ap.������PnIar Manual present-  UUOIB.CC ������r igulningjQ a condensed form all  that is requisite to assiBt tho laity in reaping the benefits  of the Jubilee. Substantial, complete and practical Illustrated Kdition on 1'hoto Paper lOo each, *7 5o'per  hundred, poet-paid. D. aud J. 8a.dlj.kr & Co., Montreal.  and faded Suits would look better dyed.   If no agent  of ours in jour town, write direct Montreal, Box 153.  BRITISH AMERICAN  DYEING  CO.  MONTREAL  Donrmilkm lirae-Steamships  Monlieal to Liverpool.     Boston to Liverpool.   Portland to Liverpool.   Via Qui-etm-  town.  Largo and Fust Steamships. Superior accommodation  lor a'l> cljiffl'-s of pa't-engurs.    Sulooiu and Stateroom!  >rfc amidships.   Special attention hun been given tu thu  (Second S'.iloon und Third-Class accommodation.   Koi  rates of paajage and all particulars, apply to any ugeo4  of the Company, or  Richards, Milla ������ Co, D. Torrance & Co..  77 State St., Boston. Montreal und Portland,  A Debenture of The Canada  Permanent and Western Canada  Mortgage Corporation is a promise  to pay the sum named therein ,.which  may be any sum not less than $ioo,  on the date specified, which may be  in one or more years, as the Investor  may prefer. The Coupons attached  are promises to payjnterest on the  amount, half-yearlyat four per COnt.  per annum. The entire assets of  the Company, amounting to $22,-  696,885 ars security for fulfilment of  the promises.  CORRESPONDENCE INVITED.  Off io e, Toronto St., Toronto  "ttiiiTTCTOCTmuiniiijiuiiiimai  xBmmmmmimmmmsmmmBm he Home  APPLES FOR EVERY TASTE.  Apple Souffle.���������Bake six large tart  apples until tender, scrape out the  pulp and boat until smooth. Allow one  i.thlespoon fine sugar for each apple,  adid the grated rind of one and the  juice of two lemons. Beat the whites  of two eggs stiff and add slowly to  the apple pulp, sugar and lemon juice-  Pour into an earthen pudding dish  and bake 15 minutes. Serve while  .warm.  Apple Pudding Noi 1���������Take one cup  bread crumbs, two cups tart apples,  chopped fine, half cup sugar, one teaspoon cinnamon, and two tablespoons  butter. Fill the pudding dish with alternate layers of apple and bread  crumbs, with sugar, cinnamon and bits  of butter between. The upper layer  should be crumbs. Pour over the  .whole half cup sweet cream. Lay over  the top a plate that fits perfectly,  and bake three-quarters of an hour,  then .uncover and brown. Serve plain  or with cream and'sugar or a boiled  sauce.  Apple Pudding No. 2.���������Fill, a pudding dish or bread tin half full of  tart apples, sliced as for pies, sprinkle with sugar, a little cinnamon and  bits of butter, ,and cover the top with  a baking powder biscuit crust, made  of one and a half cups flour, one and  a halfl teaspoonsbaking powder, one  teaspoon butter and .water, or milk  enough to make a soft dough. Bake  in a quick oven, turn out on a platter or plate and serve with cream and  sugar    or a hard sauce.  ter one pound granulated sugar, stir  until dissolved, then add the apples  and cook until the syrup will jell.  Pour this mixture into a mold and  when solid serve iwith whipped cream.  Apple Salad.���������Take six or eight tart  apples, pared, cored and cut in very  thin slices, fout tablespoons fine sugar, one-third teaspoon cinnamon, and  eight,, tablespoons lemon or orange  juice. Fill a glass dish' with alternate layers of applesi and the sugar  and cinnamon. Pour the lemon juice  over the top andftet it stand one hour,  then serve.  HINTS FOR  THE  HOUSEWIFE.  There are many bits of knowledge  that help to make housework easier  and more quickly performed, and the  housewife is usually anxious to get  such information. When you have a  very dirty carpet  that you  wish  to  liHAKMAfTS ODD SHOW,  FItiHTS OF BIRDS AND BEASTS FOR  A BRITISH GENERAL.  Ivnlerfiiiiiiiicnt .-it Hie Court of ft .Vat I re  I'rliicc lit India ���������Spurt In .lejpoie���������  l������e<*iv Koar.s, Kutr-iloc.-s anil Kanis in  Fierce' Cniubitt.  Gen. Palmer, the Commander-in-  Ohief of the British forces in India,  came to Jeypore on a recent morning.  He is making a tour of the northern  cities, chiefly for the purpose of inspecting the garrisons'. Wherever  the commanding General goes he not  only receives an official welcome  from the British Resident and the  army, but is also entertained by distinguished native citizens. The Maharajah of Jeypore  arranged in  the  clean, tear old newspapers into small   afternoon    an  exceedingly novel en-  bits and soak them in water. When   tertainment for him.  Apple  Pudding No.  0.���������Fill  a pud-| boil mucb sooner.  they are taken out rub them between  the hands until they form little round  balls and scatter them over the carpet. Then give it a thorough sweeping, and it will look fresh and clean  again.  If soot has been Spilled on the carpet, cover the spots with salt, let it  remain ten minutes then sweep it off,  One application will usually remove  every trace of black.  Every housekeeper has experienced  the sense of desperation caused by  the occasional obstinacy of the double boiler. The water in the outside  vessel unaccountably refuses to boil.  When this happens, fill the saucepan  with  strong salt  water,  and it  will  ding dish half full of sliced apples.  Sweeten and pour over it the following batter: half cup sugar, one tablespoon butter, one agg well beaten,  half cup milk or water, two scant  teaspoons baking powder, flour to1  make as stiff as ordinary cake. Serve  .with cream, a boiled sauoe,.or a thin  boiled custard.  Apple Float.���������Beat the whites of  three eggs stiff, and four tablespoons  fine sugar. Beat into it gradually  one. pint stewed apple sauce, which  has been rubbed through a sieve and  is thoroughly cold. Beat with an egg  beater until it will stand alone. Serve  with a boiled custard made of one pint  milk, the yolks of three eggs and one-  third cup sugar flavored with ' half |  teaspoon lemon extract.  Apple Fritters.���������Take two eggs,beaten- light, one cup sweet milk, a pinch  of salt, one cup flour into which has  been sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder; stir slowly and add enough more  flour to make a stiff batter. Peel,  core and quarter two large tart apples and stir into the batter. Drop one  spoon at a time in a kettle of hot fat.  Drain on brown paper, and serve immediately with maple syrup.  Fried Apples.���������These are an excellent breakfast dish. Wash and wipe  several apples and slice in medium-sized! slices, fry in hot butter till brown  and sprinkle sugar over them.  Apple Dumplings.���������Make a short  baking powder biscuit crust, roll thin  and cult large enough to cover medium-sized apples which have been  peeled, cored and the cavities filled  ���������with sugar, cinnamon, and bits of  butter. Steam and serve (with cream  and sugar.  Creamed Apples.���������Use any good,tart  apples for this, purpose, Duchess, Snow,  apples or Greenings, are best, and select those of a uniform size. Wash  and remove the core, fill the cavities  with white sugar and bake until well  done, then cool. Whip two cups sweet  cream, add two tablespoons fine sugar and half teaspoon lemon extract,  (When the apples are cold place in a  large glass dish and pour the cream  over and around them.  Apple Jelly.���������Pare, quarter and  core eight good-sized, tart apples,  Maiden's Blushi and Duchess are good  .varieties. Place in a porcelain kettle  and pour over them one pint boiling  water, cover and cook slowly until  tender, skim out and add to the wa  it is a very great mistake to keep  choice lace for years without washing'. Many people believe that it is  ruined by soap and water, and will  keep some ohexished length for years  and years, turning, yellow with age  and rotting with the dust it has. accumulated until it really drops to  pieces.  If a bath tub ihas part of its; enamel worn off it is hard to keep  clean. It is very easy, however, to re-  enamel an old tub at slight expense.  Scrub it first with a strong solution  of soda in water. When perfectly dry  apply the first Coat of enamel. Allow  this two days in "which to dry, and  then put on the second coat. After  drying for twenty-four hours fill the  tub with cold water and let this stand  six hours. Empty, dry thoroughly and  add the third coat of paint.  There are several ways to clean  an enamelled tub. One that is easy and  quick is to pour Borne benzine on a  cloth, scour the bath-tub well with  this, and then wash with water and  soap. Another method is to take a  heaped tablespoonful of kitchen salt,  wet it with turpentine and scour the  bathtub with this. Then rub carefully with a clean cloth. Caution is  needed in trying this plan to see that  the salt and turpentine mixture is  used.  Old preserve jars, which have lost  their covers, or whose edges have-been  chipped so that the covers .will not fit  tightly, . may still be utilized for  holding pickles. When the jar is' filled paste a piece of parchment tightly  over the top to exclude air and insects  and set it away in a cool closet or  storeroom.  In cleaning and polishing a piano,  go over the woodwork with a cloth  wet with coal oil, being generous with  the oil where the wood work is very  much soiled,. Let this remain two or  three hours; this is to soften the  dirt. Then wash with soap and water and a soft cloth, being careful not  to let any water touch the works inside the piano. Use a good white or  a white Castile Boap. Wipe dry with  a soft cloth, linen or chamois leather.  ALUMINUM.  The use of aluminum Is grovving.and  its price is increasing. With the exception of iron, zinc and lead, it is  now said, to be the cheapest metal on  the market. Twenty years ago the  world's output was about five tons and  its price was. about $30,000 a ton.  Nowi the price is less than $700 a ton.  and the output is reckoned at 5,000  tons.      , ; ���������  It was a combat of various kinds'  of wild amd domestic animals and  birds. There are vast stables attached to the Maharajah's city palace  which accommodate more than 100  fine horses. These stables inclose a  great arena, at one end of wihich is  a. handsome platform constructed  mainly of polished marble. The battles of the beasts; and birds began  at 4 o'clock in the afternoon in the  arena in front of the platform.  Gen. Palmer and his party arrived  at that hour and occupied the platform facing the arena. All around  the great field were gathered thousands of natives gayly dressed in their  brightest garments. Then two Indians wearing the olive-colored turbans of the Maharajah's household  brought out in front of the spectators cages containing brilliant plum-  aged birds as large as: quails.  THE BATTLES BEG-IN.  The birds were released and instantly flew at each other and began  a fierce contes t. This' co mba t lasted only a few minutes and then other attendants brought out the chickens for a cockfight. After that  about twenty deer of the species called blackbucks in India were led into  the field.  ��������� The blackbucks are not so large as;  the common deer found in Canada, but  they are armed with a pair of great  antlers twisted like a huge corkscrew.  The antlers are usually two feet long  on an average deer. Each buck was  led by two men. who walked on either  side of it. Ropes thirty feet long  were fastened to the deer's head and  in this way the men were able to prevent tho animals escaping into the  crowd of spectators.  The bucks .were paired off and soon  ten separate battles were hotly raging. Before locking their black antlers the wily antagonists: would, as  a prizefighter .would say, spar for an  opening. Then suddenly they would  lunge forward in terrible collision.  The bucks were full of pluck and  fought for ten minutes, when they  were pulled apart by the attendants.  THE RAMS.  wild boars, some large and gome  small. Each boar was securely held  with ropes. They surprised all the  spectators who had not previous.!^  seen such a contest by the comparative tameness of their battle. The  biggest boars seemed bent more upon  charging the keepers and the crowd  than upon fighting their selected antagonists. W'hen fighting they stand  upon their rear legs and endeavor to  tear each other's throats with their  huge tusks.  THE BIG ELK.  By far the most spirited battles]  were those that followed between elk.  Ten men handled each of the half dozen big felloAvs. The points, of the  elks'.'horns had been sawed off. They  would approach each other very slowly and their heads would almost touch ���������  before either would seem to be in'  earnest. Then like a flash both  ���������would drop upon their knees and  struggle for an advantageous hold  with their strong horns. They fought  most viciously and the attendants'had  the greatest trouble to separate them.  Occasionally an elk would make a  dash for the crowd, but was always;  checked.  Two gigantic black buffaloes, sleek  and fat, with their mighty horns  painted a bright red, then came upon the field. They walked in stately and decorous fashion until they  caught sight of each other and then  they trotted bellowing for the fray.  They fought wickedly'for ten minutes and were then dragged apart by a  score of men.  The entertainment ended with a  lance contest between two natives,  who rode a pair of splendid horses' belonging to the Maharajah. The extraordinary feature of this bout was  that no matter how frequently or  quickly their., horses were circled  about, the points of the combatants  lances were always kept pointing to- '  ward each' other.  The Maharajah of Jeypore is one of  a type of the native Indian rulers.  He maintains an immense establishment in the heart of the pink and  white city. The palace itself is seven stories high but is! not especially  imposing. But the grounds about it  comprise many acres of gardens;. The  Maharajah has five wives and some  two hundred concubines. He is a .  wealthy man.  In his staples' arc scores of fine Arabian horses, mostly white or grey.  Formerly this princely ruler had a  great herd of well trained elephants  but many of them were killed by a dis-  easa not long ago and only a score of  them remain.  After that bout a pair of immense  rams, with great,curling horns, were  driven before the stand from opposite sides' of the arena. When sixty  feet apart, the moment they saw  each other, they rushed forward and  their iron heads met in such terrific  impact that both rams fell backward.  Immediately they backed off in opposite directions, until they were fifty  feet apart. When they again shot  forward, each at his living target. The  ram that ran the swiftest and the farthest would always succeed in throwing back his foe. In these fights' it  happens sometimes: that a ram's head  is split open aud he is killed in the  first onslaught.  There were three or four ram fights  and then .a dozen large deer were led  out.     After, them   came   a score of  IN THE QUEEN'S LIFETIME.  Ladies who attended drawing-rooms!  kissed the queen's hand only at their  first presentation.  One of her majesty's special treasures was a little white marble bust  of herself at the age of ten years.  Her majesty had three crowns. The  lightest weighs eight ounces, and has  in it 2,073 white diamonds and 523  rose-brilliants.  On every occasion on which the  queen visited the (house of lords the  state crown was. borne before her majesty on a cushion.  It was on the day of the queen's  birth, May 24, 1819, that the first  trans-Atlantic steamer started from  Savannah for Liverpool.  Twenty-two dolls' cushions, made  by the queen when ten years old, are  still in existence. So is her favorite  toy book, called, " Ellen; or the  Naughty Girl Reclaimed," and pub-  i lished in 1811.  Queen Victoria received about ������120,-  000,000 from the British nation in  payment of her official salary. This  would make about 170 tons of gold  in English sovereigns or more than  two tons of gold for. each year of her  reign.  The (queen's entry in the duchess  of Fife's book of "Likes; and Dislikes"  runs thus: "God has been so good to  me, and given me so much to make  me happy during my life, that now, in  my old age, I will not confess, that  I have any dislikes."  The queen owned 11 yachts during  her reign���������the " Royal Charlotte,"  "Royal Sovereign," " William and  Mary," "Royal George," first "Victoria and Albert," "Fairy," "Elfin,'  second " Victoria and Albert," "Alberta," "Osborne," third "Victoria,  and Albert."    , , ���������  ";  ,  awmasumwm  Kmu.tMiun3mwunmm  nsvjuuiwmn-x THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, April 6, 1901.  Slocan Orejliipiuents.  Total ore shipments from  Sandon to  the end of March this year:  Mine. Tons.  Payne  1360  Last Chance  670  lvanhoe....'  452  American Bov  464  Star ."  183  Ruth  "182  Goodenoucjh   145  Sovereign   114  Trade Dollar  104  Reco  87  Miller Creek;-  20  Kaslo Group  10  Ajax i  10  Wonderful  4  Total.  3805  The   following  are the   Slocan  Lake  shipments up to March 31st this year:  Mine. Tons.  Arlington   840  Hewett  526  Bosun  200  Enterprise   120  Hartnev  ]20  Black Prince    60  Bondholder     50  Two Friends     40  Speculator     20  Cliaplean   15  Total.  1991  Shipments from McGuigan  for January and February:  Mine. Tons.  Rambler .:::.:...........  297)������  Red Fox... - '..--��������� ���������������������������   21  Surpise. ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������    20  Antoine '.'    16  Total.  ... 354^  Tlie following are the ore shipments  from -Three Forks so far this year:  Mine. Tons.  Queen BesS   Monitor '.    ;ui  ...... 265K  ..........   64  Total   ......... 65G&  The total shipments from  to the end of March were:  Mine.  Sunset (Jackson Basin)......  Sunset (Can. Gold Fields)..  Silver King ...  Whitewater  Tons.  ......... 160      53  .........   1S%  Total  226)^  Alex. Crawford returned home Monday after spending a week in the Lil-  looet district, where he had a contract  for packing machinery to the Lome  mine. He says tins property is a gold  mine, and last year shipped some $12,000  worth of ore. The town of Lillooet is a  place of 200 population. Mr. Crawford  visited a shaft and found quartz and  placer mining carried on by large numbers of Japs and Chinese as well as  white men. The scenery in that country is grand, but the mountains arc very  liiiih and rocky, and in many places  good indications of ore are found. All  kinds of fish and game abound along the  Frascr river, he having saw four deer  one morning within a short time. The  prospector in this section can always  secure plenty to eat.  A healthy sign of mining operations  in thiH district is that though financial  troubles overtake many properties in  their development, but few of them are  allowed to go under the hammer. The  Chapleau and Mollie Gibson are the last  to straighten up their tangles, and are  now again on a good financial basis.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE:���������Erie Mineral Claim,  situate in the  Slocan Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where  located:   Oa  R.  E. Lee  mountain,  adjoining the Minneapolis claim.  No. B 2J621, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grunt of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37.  must  be commenced  before the  isauauce of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this Cth day of March, 1901.  P. M. HAYES  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  SUF^LiIHIS.  "P Rails and 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.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Traus Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.   .  Stores at  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Theo. fladson  TENT AND AWNING  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    | Hip Rubber Boots, leather, soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats  Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  FACTORY  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  AS THE AIR YOU BREATHE  The examination of your eyes  costs you nothing, and you inay  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 iny appliances the finest.  d. W. GRIMMETH,  Graduate Opticaii.  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALL AND GET OUR PRICES.  ]���������L Grieeer^iohi,  . ���������  ,RECO AVENUE.  IF YOU WANT A GOOD  Union=flade Cigar  OUR LEADING 3JKANDS  h   SANDON FAVORITE  SLOCAN BELLE  Special Brands Made to Order.  Slocan  Gigar  3FHsioto:i^yy  I  I  J. P. Martin, Manager.  SANDON, B. C.  Apples!  ���������T  This Montli it's Apples���������JNot Mett Apples,  But fresh Winter Apples���������fresh from our farm in, the Okanagou  valley���������Norther Spys, Bell Flowers, Kings,. Baldwins, Spitzburg  and all other varities.  r?.  \ '������������������*  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  folliott & McMillan  CJori-tr>a;Otor>s  emd. E3"uilcLe:M3.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are offering at the lowest prices  tho best grades of Ceylon, India, (Jhiua  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON. B.C.  Dealers fix Rough and Dressed Lumber, Coast Flooring,  and Jofivt Ffiviskmg Lumber TQoufdfng, Etc.  SASH AND DOOR ON HAND TO ORDER.   JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  FACTORY ON MAIN STREET.  Dealers in Treats  at sandon  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  BBBIWIWIMHBB

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