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Array ���������V0L. 4.  ���������NO.'V. (0  SANDON, B. C, AUGUST 11, 1900.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  :U  V  vj-  Tfc-*.  ''ft  f\  Word From British legation?  'London, Aug. 8.���������In the House of  Commons today Parliamentary Secretary Broderick read a telegram'from Sir  "Claude Macdonald, ..British Minister to  China, receivcdMn cipher at the Foreign  Office thi6 morning. The despatch was  in reply to a government message and  bore' the date of Pekin, August 3rd. It  was as follows:  "I have today received your cipher  telegram forwarded to me by the Chinese  Minister. The ' shell and cannon fire  ceased on July 16th, but the rifle fire has  continued from tlie Chinese positions  held by Government troops^ and Boxers  intermittently ever since. The casualties since then have been slight. Ex-  rept one private of marines all the  wounded are doing well. The rest of the  British in the Legation are well includ  ing the whole garrison. The total number of killed is 60 and wounded 110. We  have strengthened our fortifications- and  have over 200 women refuges in the Legations. The Chinese government has  refused transmission of telegrams in  cipher until now."  ' '  From Seymour.  Mr. Broderick read the following dispatch from Admiral Seymour filed at  She Foo on the 6th : "The Allies, about  ,12,000 strong, attacked the Chinese entrenched position at Nisiku, about two  miles outsHc Tien Tsin, early this morning. The Chinese were driven out and  retired northward pursued by the Allies,  who occupied Pietsang. The transports  followed up'the troops bv road and river  and the advance upon Pekin has been  begun." This dispatch does not give  _-ihe date of leaving Tien lain: ".,  Mr. Broderick said he thought the  messagte were on the whole satisfactory.  Tho country   understood   the policy of  Mr. Sandiford is making of the Bosun  mine stands as a pleasing contrast compared with the miserable failures made  by some others in this camp,-and is due  more to his business ability than to? the  mine, although the miue is a good one.  ���������Silvertonian.  HEALTHFUL BAKING POWDERS.  The Government Report Shows But Two Sold  in This Province.  ���������   ������������������������������������������������   * -, ������.  ��������� -��������� i.   I u������iui <jl tuts aiuin powaer maKers that  her Majesty's government in regard to 11)]e aium   - *  with ab '  The report of the Inland Revenue Department on the baking powders sold in  Canada gives but two cream of tartar  baking powders found on sale in the entire provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia and the Nortw-wesfc Territories,  viz., Dr. Price's and Royal. All baking  powders found on sale, collected and  analyzed, except' these two, were made  from'alum, and are condemned as un-  healthful.  With regard to these cream of tartar  baking powders, the report says their  wholesomeness may be taken as well  established. The use of cr. am of tartar  with bicarbonate of soda long antidates  the commercial baking powder. These  ingredients act'in a perfectly definite  way, so that the manufacturers of these  powders are able to guarantee a mixture  which contains no excess of either, and  which is absolutely pure and heathful.  It is quite otherwise, the report says;  with burnt alum. Owing to the difficult  solubility of the alum', five per cent, or  more of it _goes unchanged into the  bread. The interaction of the alum and  the soda is completed in the stomach of  the consumer. A disturbance of gastric  digestion is inevitable arid cannot but  prove harmful.  Hence the Departraen considers cream  of tartar baking powders the only ones  proper for use or healthful, while "it emphatically condemns alum and alum  ph'osphate powders.  The analyst takes up- and refutes the  claim of the alum powder makers  Carswell & Co., $12.60; Sehmock &  Burns, $1.95; Chas. Phyphers, $8; Geo.  Weir, $8: Wm. Stubbs. prisoner to jail,  $15.15; Sandon Waterworks & Light  Co., $2.50; Paystreak, printing,$7; E. F.  McQueen, drugs to A. McDonald, $7;  C. Cliffe, printing, $9.15; Karr & Wilson, sidewalk, $383.28; Jalland Bros:,  feed, $25.32;, Wm. Stubbs, city black-  smithing, $18.  PURELY PERSONAL.  HINES AND fllNiNG.  -Payne shipped  China, which was to carry on  solute: firmness and determination  the  measures taken to preserve the country's  interests. ���������-  School Opening:.  The trustees, teacher and many of the  parents, feeling that the school children  of Sandon have had a long enough vaca-"  tion, have leased the Methodist tent for  a few weeks until the new building is up  for a school which will open on Monday  next. As the people locally will havo to  bear the rent, all parents who can do it,  will please send in to the head teacher,  Mr. Barron, a couple of dollars to assist  in meeting rent, fuel and other incidental expenses. We would like to see  every pupil in town present on Monday  next.  in their powder is resolved  into a neutral substance when the bread  is baked. The residum the alum powders leave in the bread���������composed, the  [analyst shows, largely of alum, a mineral  ��������� poison���������cannot be conceived, he says,  under continuous use, to be without injurious consequences upon the stomach.  The Bosun.  The management of the Bosun mine  has concluded to close down the boarding bouse at the mine and the men employed there will board at either New  Denver or Silyertom The management  ������f the Bosun" mine has always treated  its employes as men and there has never  been at any' time friction between employer and employes at that mine. Unlike1 most other properties operating in  this district it has never had to send  outside of tlie camp for miners, for the  best class of men were always willing  and anxious to be given employment at  the Bosun, showing that good inen appreciate good treatment. Manager Sandiford of the Bosun has always, when  requiring help, given the preference to  married men, giving them the privilege  of boarding at home if they wished. He  has thus.filled up his mine with a class  of steady reliable men who know the  mine and whom he can depend upon)  keeping. .Married mon are now employed at this mine to such an extent  that it is useless to keep the company  boarding house open.   The success that  Slocan Lake Output.  The ore shipments from Slocan Lake  points so far this year are:.,  . Mink. Tons.  Enterprise 840  Wakefieid (concentrates) COO  Bosun 520  Arlington                               ' 300  Vancouver 80  Hewett 70  Black Prince 60  Hartney 20.  Emily Edith 20  Galena Mines 20  Kilo          ' 20  Capella 7  Total 2557  The total of last year entire was 3,078  tons.'.'.  J. C. Ryan, of Kaslo, visited the camp  this week.  Mr. H. Byers, ,of Nelson, was in the  city Tuesday.  John Daly went to Kaslo Sunday to  attend church.  Mr. Harris is around again after an  attack of mountain fever.  Lorenzo Alexander and wife have returned from London, Eng.  Byron N. White paid a flying visit to  the Star mine the past week.  Squire Lovatt is on the* sick list, but  still manages to wobble around.  Mrs. Dwyer ' and children returned  from Walla Walla Saturday last.  W. O. Adams and Mark Manley, of  Slocan, were in the city Tuesday and  Wednesday.   -.  Mrs. Yates, formerly a resident" of  Sandon, but now of Silverton, visited  with Mrs. Dillie this week.  The wife and family of Louis Upper-  ton, the shoemaker, came to town a few  days ago and Louis "vous sum happy,  don'tit."  Mrs. P. J. Hickey and family, of Spokane, are now at the cottage near the  concentrator to spend some weeks in  countiy life.  Mrs. Day and Katie left on Monday to  reside at Spokane. Mrs. Patterson left  by the same train to join Mr. Patterson  in the Lardeau:  Mrs. Griffith'and daughter Lotus were  in the city Thursday on their way to  Trout Lake' where Mr. Griffith is established in business.  Mr. S. C. Jackson returned Wednesday from a trip to his old home in New  Brunswick, ai/d went out Thursday to  his properties on Lemon creek. He says  it'was sweltering hot. in the east while  there, which hurried his return.  Mr. H. T. Twigg, M.E., of New Denver, was in the city Thursday. "He confirms the report of his narrow escape  from drowning a few days ago. He says  he is a fair swimmer, but somehow he  was unable to control himself on that  occasion.  Mr. W. H. Todd, who has been with  H. Byers & Co. for a number of years  leaves for the Coast in a few days to  have an operation performed on one of  hia eyes that'was injured some time ago  by a piece of steel,  for some time.  Sandon ore shipments-  180 tons; Ruth, 74.  The Hampton, Springer creek, ships  ore that nets $400 a ton.  Dan Harrington, foreman, has 60 'men  at work on the Arlington.  The Two Friends mine, on Springer  creek, is valued at $37,500.  Ore shipments from Whitewater for  the week were: Whitewater, 186 tons.  ' The Ruth concentrator has been improved by the addition of a slime house.  McKiernan and McGihty are to commence work on the Mammoth; near  Cody, in a few days. '  Geo. Kane is reported to have found a  ledge of rich -copper and gold 8 feet wide  and a mile long, near Kaslo.  Mr. Warner says they are mining a  lot of ore on the Mountain Con, and it  is sure to be a large property.  The ore shipments from Three Forks  for July were: Idaho Mines, 499 tons;  Queen Bess, 103 tons; total 602 tons.  Sid Norman, of Spokane,- paid a visit  to the St.'Keverne, and, we believe, has  made arrangements for its re-opening  shortly.  Mr. Miller,1 with Percy Dickenson of  Slocan, visited a number of his1 claims  and^ will most likely, in the near future,  spend considerable capital.  Mr. Steel says they are getting along  nicely with their cross-cut and tunnel  on the vein at the Chetopa, but so far  they have not found enough to .show  what the property may be.  'Messrs Sproat, Mclnnes and Mano received $1,500 this week, which is the  final payment on the Marion deal. The  present owners may bond the adjoining  claim, the Merrimack, next week.  The Northwest Mining Syndicate have  amalgamated with the Bosun 17 claimi  on Four Mile, known as the.Congonr  group.' It is not unlikely that Mr. Sandiford jr. will have charge of the work  jointly with his father.  C. J. McCuaig and other mining men  of Montreal, and ex-Senator Miller, of  New York, made visits last Saturday to  properties they are interested in in this  district. Mr. McCuaig found the Payne  and Sovereign mines in excellent running shape.  The final payment was made on the  Marguerite, in Deadwood camp, on  Tuesday last to J. P. Harlan. The bond  was for $2,000 in cash and shares Of the  company. , Mr. Harlan received $6,500  as final payment for his interest in the  mine. The Montreal and Quebec syndicate are the present owners.  An option has been given on the White  Horse group, whichlies about two miles  He will take a rest {..from town on the Galena Farm flats, to  j a Nelson syndicate, and work is now  City Council.  . Regular meeting of the city council  was held last Monday, August 6.     <���������'  Present-^Acting-mayor Buckley, Aldermen Crawford, Thompson '��������� and'Ather-  ton.   x ���������:  Minutes of last regular meetings were  read and confirmed. '���������-.'������������������  , Communication from register-general,  re town plat, received and fyled.  Petition from Geo. Waite and A.David  re Chief Police Stubbs allowing a prisoner to escape while eriroute to Nelson���������  referred to police commissioners to investigate.  p. M. report for July received and  fyled���������liquor license,.etc., $2340; P. M.  report, $332.50. /  The following accounts were paid:���������  Salaries, $357;   S. Y. Wooteri,   $25;  Mr. and Mrs. Sandiford and son, of  New Denver, spent a few days in the  city.this week. The young man is quite  clever, having had chargeiof large.properties, embracing concentrators, etc., in  Servia and elsewhere. He left school at  13, attended lectures after and has been  in practical work ever since. ��������� He is quite  a linguist also, writing and speakine the  Servian and Gcnna,h languages well.   ���������  John Souter, an old hand on the Slocan steamer, has been transferred to the  Aberdeen on Okanagan Lake. .  The new. Recc opens its dining room  today, which completes the occupancy  of the building, Mr. Harris having his  office in the apartment intended for a  barber shop. All that it requires now is  the "dedicatory" function promised by  the proprietor.  On the strength of a telegram Coroner  Lilly went over to Slocan on Wednesday  thinking an inquest on ��������� the body of R.  Covington might be necessary. , Mr.  Covington died very suddenly; in' the  hills. The coroner's report is: Death  due to natural causes. J  being done on it to test its value. ��������� The  Vancouver group is now; working 15 men  and the long cross-ciit tunnel is being  driven ahead night and day. About one  carload a week of ore is being taken.out  of the upper workings and shipped to  the Trail smelter.���������Silvertonian.  Mr. Brown, M.E.,'1 and associates are  talking of leasing the Wonderful, but  their plans are not yet fully matured.  As its name implies,' the Wonderful  mine is certainly a wonderful property.  Here is a collection of float ore on a side  hill several hundred feet above the valley, and so far no ledge has been discovered from which it might have broken  away though many efforts have been  made to locate it. Whether in the ages  past the ore has slid down in a break  from a ledgo above, whether it has been  forced up in the great upheavals of the  world's history or is the result-of a break  of a kidney or pocket, no one appears  able to say.. ��������� . ,  Messrs. Brown and Barker have finally  closed the deal for leasing the Wonderful  mine and are going to set a number of  men at work immediately. ft.  u  About tlie House  A WOMAN'S PROBLEM.  When  breakfast  things  are    cleared  away  The same old problem's rising.  For slic again sits down to think  Of something, axjpetizing.  The dinner sho ; must soon prepare,  Or give the oook directions,  And great is the reliof sho foels.  When she has  made selections.  When     dinner . things . are    cleared  ,%way,  Tho problem that is upper  Is just'   the    same,  with   one     word  changed���������  " What can I get for supper ?"  She wants   Lo   give thorn    something  new, ,    .  And'long is meditation,  Till choice is made,  and then'begins  The'work of preparation.  When    supper      things    aro   cleared  a,way,  Again heir mind is worried,  For lien she thinks of breakfast time  Whon meals are  often hurried.  She ponders o'er it long until  The question is decided, i  Then  hustles  'round   /till  she   makes  sure        u  That everything's provided,  THINGS   WORTH   KNOWING.  Gloves is the spice  that should    be  used with elderberries^ It brings out  the peculiar    tang or    flavor, of    the  fruit.   ���������  In making bread pudding it ia never  a success unless the oven is hot and  the eggs have been beaten to a froth.  Then boat tho batter, after the bread  is in until it is light. The more* you  ..beat the better the' pudding.  ���������'. Summer squash is good only when  ���������.young,, fresh and tender; '. To cook,  wash and cut into quarters or> small  pieces. The skin and seeds need not  be removed. Cook in boiling salted  water till tender. Place in a strainer-  cloth, mash thoroughly, squeeze till  dry. S.eason with butter, salt and  . pepper and heat again before serving  Dip slices of stale broad in milk, then  in beaten egg, fry.in hot lard till well  browned, and after buttering sprinkle  with sugar and a little oinnamon. Nice  for'tea or for breakfast on hot mornings.  If tansy ia sprinkled through wool.  en clothing when laid away ithey will  never become moth eaten.'Whenmoth-  millers are seen in a closet it is well to  burn a little camphor promptly. If  , done in the early spring, it will generally, rid tha closet of the pests.  Mattresses that have become flattened will fill out to the original  shape if placed in the'sun and pure  air for .a few hours each day when  houaecleaning is in progress. i  Absolution of soda and. water, apr 1  plied with a whisk broom kept for the I  purpose,wi 11 remove the brown  streaks |  in bath-room towels .made'  by    sediments in the dripping water.  When a ground-glass stopper sticks  fast in a bottle the safest plan for  loosening it is to wrap a long string of  cloth around the neck, over which pour  astream of hot water, beginning with I  it blood warm.  A defaced sLraw hat may be cleansed  by brushing with a strong solution of  borax and placing in sunlight to dry.  A bottle of Unseed oil and limo water, mixed in equal porta, is the best  application for    burns,,   and  prevents  ���������'  aoars. . .'���������'���������.������������������������������������'  BARLEY GRUEL.  Soak a tablespoonful of barley over  night in enough cold water to cover  it. In the morning drain this off; and  put the barley over tho fire in a pint  of water. Boil this for five or six  hours,, filling up tho saucepan as the  water boils away, and keeping always  a pint of water in the pot. Strain it  of and set aside to cool.    It will, pro  bably form a jolly and should be used I  in the proportion of two teaspoonfuls  of the barley to a cupful of tho milk  or other liquid food.  The'babies who. are.nursed instead  of bottle' fed must rely upon doctors  for advice as .to', moans, by which to regulate their digestion, although these  arc more likely' to bo normal than'  thoso of the artificially fed .children.  It is when the little creatures grow  old enough to forage for themselves,  and, escaping from the watch and  ward of their mothers, to take what  pleases their palates that thoy are  likely ,to get into trouble. This, too,  is the period when injudicious adults  begin to bestow candies and other  sweets upon the youngsters to the de-'  terimeutof the small stomachs.  Always it should be borne in mind  many articles of food, harmless in  health, may be actually poisonous to  the child suffering from a disturbed  digestion. Let us glance fox'a moment at tho foods that should be  avoided by the child who is the victim  of bowel trouble. Suppose he has passed his fourth or fifth year and is accustomed to such a diet as was advised in a recent paper o������ this series.  Potatoes and oatmeal which are among his standbys when he is well,  must now be ruled off his bill of fare.  Corn bread, mush, hominy, wheaten  grits, fresh vegetables of all sorts and  fruits must be forbidden untirhis recovery. Butter and cream should be  taken sparingly.,"v Simple broths, of  beef,,.chicken and lean mutton, and arrow root jelly may be, given, and occasionally a little scraped beef may be  added to tho diet. All food should be  administered frequently and in small  quantities. If the trouble is severe it  may bo wise to provide stimulants,  but always under the doctor's orders.  o  //M'y   /   'M  V-'.\v-\m-.\ ���������..'���������/    ni\  llw  I  muddy .when it is watered. If it has  nothing' of this sort, it will havo a  tendency to smother the roots of the  plant by tho  exclusion ��������� of  air. ���������;  As a rule', few plants are watered  to death in soil that has no' tendency  to become muddy. The old cautions  against over-.watering have driven us  to the opposite extreme, and .we water  with a ,dash that 'wets tho surface of  the pot: and allows the main ball of  soil - to become solid, an dthe plant  slowly starves to death, often so slowly that we do not suspect what is the  matter. Never water sparingly, either  out-doors or in. A watering that goes  to the bottom of tho roots will keep  them growing as thoy should ; a scanty "watering sots them-to reaching  towards the' surface for moisture, and  they are soon incapable of maintaining  yigarous ,gro w th.  Pot soil is very subject'' to acid conditions. In some casos a bit of lime  or charcoal 'will correct that, but  many plants do not ��������� like lime in  quantity, and neither treatment is a  sure safeguard. Bettor let the root  do its own work of sweetening the  soil by making sure that there is nev-  or much more soil in a pot than is  needed. Where tho soil is found to  be wrong in some particular and the  plant is suffering, wash all of It from  the roots and repot, using a rather  scant supply. Often tho plant will  thrive again at once. Some plants  will do woll with' more, soil than the  roots can work over, but usually they  will not.  ���������-���������. .*���������  DRAUGHTS ASQAN EDUCATION.  There is no game extant which so  admirably combines educational and  recreative features, or which is in  every way so well adapted for a popular and profitable amusement among  refined and appreciative classos, as  draughts. Its influences are of an elevating character. It not only teaches,  but practically enforces the necessity  of patience and persoverauco, courage  and courtesy, self-reliance and self-  control. The game is also peculiarly  and sell-evidently worthy of patomal  encouragement, as a knowledge of itB  incomparable beauties will destroy tho  tasto for, demoralizing' games of  Chance.  ITS PURPOSE.  Yes, .sir, exclaimed the earnest man,  there's a fortune in it4;a fortune,  sure. "*  In what?  A now  patent .medicine of  mine.  What's it  good  for?  Why, to make money, with.  But what is it expected  to cure ?  Oh,: excuse me. I 'understand ' you  now. To tell you the honest truth,  it isn't expected to .cure .much' of  anything  except  poverty.  HORSES   NOT AS HARDY AS MEN.  Siege   niul    Italllt'S    .Show     tlic.tnliii.il*  SiicciimI>i<o lliiuuitr iiuil F.'itlKnv.  There have been many instances  in  which fights havu  been lost or  won  according to the number and condition of tho horse engaged. When the  siege of Plevna commenced the Russians ', wero : bringing  all  their  store*  and food from S 1st ova, by the aid of  66,000 draft horses, and at the end of  the siege it   was  found  that  no  lew  than 22,000 of them had    died ��������� from  hard work'and exhaustion. The want  of rest and food , tells on a horse far  more than on a man, for in the case  of the latter there are the stimulating  influences of patriotism, the glory ot  victory, and other  feelings'which are  non-existent in the nature of a horse..'  Quite half the'horses in England sent  to the'Crimea never returned, niost of  them having died from hard work and  starvation.    Indeed, only    about    500  were' killed in action. So reduced and  starved have the poor beasts" become  on occasions of this kind  that   they  have been  known   to eat  one  another's tuils and to gnaw the wheels -of  the gun carriages. Napoleon took with  him aoroaa the Niemen 60,000 cavalry  horses,    and on    his   return in    six  months he could only muster 16,000.  More than half the horse whioh were  engaged in our Egyptian war of 1882  were disabled ; COO of these were killed, and only fifty-three slain in action.   In the Afghan war of 1838 it  is said that'3,000 camels and half the  horses engaged    were    lost in  three  months.    It will thus be seen that actual fighting does not claim so many  horses ,as starvation    and  overwork.  Defective shoeing, sore backs, want of  food and rest, and other'Similar causes  go far   towards  rendering  horses  useless  for practical    warfare.      One  more and important cause needs careful attention, and it is the danger of  injury horses run when being shipped  across tho sea.    They are in constant  motion, thoy continually fall���������many of  them to  be  trampled  to  death,���������and  the rest, become frightened,' kick and  batter  one  another  about,    and    aro  rendered  useless.    As an   instance  of  this, it was found   that one regiment  on the way to the Peninsular war. was  deprived of just half its horses on the  voyage.   *-   EVERYONE IS PLURAL.  J7  Corset covor of white lawn with  scolloped edges handsomely embroidered. The ends cross in back and tie  around the waist with a ribbon. Material required, 30 inches wide,' 1-yard.  PLANTS IN POTS.  1 do not bolievo tbore is any great |  virturo'in soil selection for the culture  of plants in pots, writes John Cham-  berlin Wo get much minute" advice  on that lino, and from, it the inference would be that every plant, to  grow in a pot, must be provided with  a very exaot variety of soil, or it' will  not do well. This is true in a minor way. , We all know that certain  plants, with the ferns leading,' pre-  ���������������er light, peaty soil,, and that .others  like something more sandy. " But this  Sa all by the way. What plant's all demand is rich soil with' some sort of  texture, so .that  it  will  not  become  If you have Backache, you . have  Kidney Dibcase. If you neglect,  Backache iL will djwlop into  something1, worse���������Height's Disease oe Diabetes.' There is no  use rubbing and doctoring yotir.  back. Cure'the kidney's'.' There'  is only,one kidney medicine but  ��������� it cuees Backache every time���������  .Slu^iiliii* Discover.)'-**i"mv .lla.ilc  liy,.i<lvimc-  1 cil   ScU'itiisi'..  "''Is rather a creepy piece of news  to hear from the.scientists that,ono's  body is not,, as most of us think, a  single animal, but is actually made up  of something like ten millions of millions of animals .all welded together  and  helping. each   other   to   livo.  ii.In,other words, our bodies are com-  posod of myriads of little masses of  protoplasms, called colls, eaohl having  a distinct aud independent life of its "  own. These cells are really very similar to the tiny little, animalaculae  that one finds in" ponds and in every,  pool of stagnant water. If you get one  ono of them . under a miscosoopo you  will see that it is a little mass of  jelly which is continually sending out  feelers for food, 'and if it meets with  a particle of anything it engulfs it.  But in the human body tho masses  of jolly are eacii surrounded by a dense  envelope, so,that,thoy have no power  to put out foelors. They are of different shapes in the muscles, lungs,  livor, intestines; brain, and elsewhere,  and.each does a certain part' of the  body's work���������that is to say,'there is  division  of labor.  ' The blood brings them all food, and,  curiously; the blood contains a number of the "animalculao you find in  ponds, which forage for themselves..  Every one of .these cells is a living  animal.,''1'But the fat and bone of tho  body contain none of them, for these  are really 'lifeless substances. On the  other hand;: the -muscles,- nerves, heart,  lungs, akin, and every living part consists entirely of  them.  U  u  t  "%'���������  i  ../������������������>  ���������������������������wfel  '������  1 PARiT I.  1 Two men studied eaoh other in the  Hamirbagh collector's office. They sat  face to face; oollarless and perspiring,  while tho punkah squeaked above their  heads and the glare of a May ,sun  filtered through the Venetians. The  thermometer on tbe file-strewn table  i fidential interview, all in the strictest  privacy with closed doors, as you and  I sit nojv,_it==. was settled that the  things should be concealed inside a  jampan, litter,' and convoyed over the  fifteen miles hence from Bilsi as if they  were the most precious human jewel  in'his zenana. The Nawab Sahib was  to put them into the jampan with his  own hands, and to despatch the train  without letting any one iu it know  that only a bogus lady,lurked behind  tho curtains. That, he swore, was  faithfully done; and I have trust in  bis cupidity. And yet, what happened ? Hira Singh ,and his men fell  upon the   cavalcade   four miles   from  stood at ninety-eight! The room smelt | the ^^ guoL and knifeci the two re  of matting; it was close, oven-like, j s;stiDg sowars, and made off into tho  and gloomy, lit only by the fingers of I riverside jungle with the contents of  , ,,     ,. i.     1., \.     . U������     i.|,iif(nr<t     ftn/1    a       .. ..... -re    T       1-...1     I 3     ~ _...L!.',������  daylight through the shutters and a  ' small window high iu the wall, over  which a ragged reed-curtain dangled  from a nail.  ___','So you're the Collector Sahib!" was  Macintyre's mental comment as his  eyes' ran over the figure that lolled,  knees crossed, before him. "You look  straight. I wonder what you're Uko  to work under ?"  "And you're tho Police-wallah!"  criticised tthe mind of Faulkner,  "You're the "keen" man I applied for  in the room of poor, slow, amiable  Joscelyn, to settle Hira Singh. You  fire an uncommonly good-looking specimen. And, dear me 1 there's plenty of  ' you. ��������� Six feet two in your "stockings,  ,for a, guess," * Then ho said aloud,  "I'm glad you've come. Hamirbagh is  a poor station from the social point  of view; just wo two and my joint-  magistrate. Instill, and the doctor-  no ladios. But there is plenty of  work, and Hira Singh."  "Yes? . . . I'm glad there are  no ladios; they're not in my line. .  . . I should like to know all you can  tell mo about Hira  Singh."  "Not your line?" puzzled Faulknor  in his mind. "H'm ! I should say you  were very much in their line, my  young friend ; those dark-eyod, long-  legged fellows turn all the women's  heads." Aloud: "T wish I could tell  you something that might help you to  lay hands upon hini. But all I can  say is that Hira Singh is the Prince of  Darkness. Worried, old Joscolyn into  his grave, the doctor said typhoid, but  that's my diagnosis; wore mo a stone  lighter in three months; turned Instill, who is the prop of an Evangelical  arch-deacon, into a rank blasphemer.  There I".  ��������� Macintyre smiled gravely at the  whimsicality, and at the petulant  tone in which the collector delivered  it. He concluded his appraisement  with tho reflection that if Faulkner  were as looks and manner proclaimed  him, he should like the man1 ��������� which  was, for a cautious Scot, an onormous-  ' ly favourable estimate  "Hira Singh seems to be a superior  being to the ordinary village-budmash-  turned-burglar dacoit," he said.  "Oh, yes; his methods are quite West.  "em.     You heand of his great coup-r-  the robbery    of    the    Bilsi    NaSvab's  jewels?"^  "The bare outline.   No .particulars."  "Well, they are worth hearing;    if  only  to give you  an  instance of  the  man's extraordinary smartness.  "Some months ago, just after Hira  had looted    the    properties    of some  zemindars in    tho    neighbouring districts���������oh, but   Trevor   and    Grigson  were savage I���������our fat friend  at Bilsi  became seriously alarmed for his own  belongings.   He   had no   wish to    be  rushed at night by a band of desperadoes, his women's quarters ransacked,  and his portly person drubbed till ho  discovered tbe    uttermost   pice. That  had happened' to the other old gentlemen, you know.   So he came   to  the  office here, and asked me if Government would let him lodge his valuables  for safe keeping in the  treasury until Hira Singh was' caught, or Jkilled.  [   saw no objection; and after a con-  the littor. If I had posted a public  notice of our arrangement on his  kacheri, courthouse, door they could  not have known more about it. And  now, I ask you, what is one to do  with a ruffian like that ?"  I     Macintyre's    brows    were    knitted,  j and ho did not answer.  "Tbe man is abnormally quick and  acute; that we know from the rapidity with which he slips from district  to district, and the pertinacity which  ho always employs in fixing upon a  profitable victim. He is brave, too.  You remember how he dashed out  when Currie had ringed him in the  deserted indigo-factory that was his  den for so long? Tore through a  cordon of policemen like a whirlwind  ���������right and left shots���������Currie winged     by    'the     first  one���������on   to       the  with their mysterious dwelling-  rooms above. The Government had  refused to buy the apace when it was  unoccupied; and now it paid for its  stupidity. The noise of the city, the'  smell of dust, the reek of dung-fuel  and wood-smoke, the andleas chatter  and jingle ot the bargaining natives,  remained to the staff as a reminder  of their predecessors' folly,  out of his pocket as he sat down, and  tossed it viciously on to the floor.  They drank their'pegs with the haste  of thirsty men.  "Ah!" said tha doctor sypathetic-  ally. - "You didn't���������?"  "No; we didn't. Flown, as usual,'  from the scene of his triumph, and left  nothing behind him"but a very frightened old  bannia,  and���������that  was ' our  Macintyre mounted, and the police- contribution���������thirty hot policemen. Ho  men turnod out as he passed tho [caught tho old man ambling along  guard-room and left the compound to : with his escort and his money-bags  fill   with litigants   and orderlies. He  early yesterday morning.     The escort  wheeled at the entrance and made for  the lane.  ,The crowd, into which an officious  policeman had plunged with an outcry, was thick and busy, and the  funnel-like avenue was not easy to  clear. ' Macintyre waited for' a minute, and looked about him.  " ,Tho sun beat upon tho scene; and \  the terracotta petticoats, the yellow  saris, the "brown skins, and the clinking bangles blended into the picture.  The vendors squatted upon their heels  on ,tho open thresholds; tho   passers-by  ran; and Hira Singh lightened their  employer of nil bis rupees -and every  stitch of clothing. - After th'flt he  marched to Kandua village, locked tho  village policemen and the olders the  a godown, and spent'the heat of  the day fed and sheltered by their  property. Of course when our party  arrived he had fled.���������What is it, Macintyre ?"  "If you'll excuse mo," said Macintyre, "I am igoing to run down to  kacheri and look through my'letters.  I   am not at the end of my    tether  inspector's horse���������the impudence of  the rascal I���������and so clear ' away. But  it's not that which has saved, him for  two 'years. We have brave men, and  smart men too. No, it's his information; and thoro ia something most  unholy about its accuracy. Of all the  plans which Joscelyn and I made in  strict confidence���������here, sir, in my private office, there was not one for  which ho was over unprepared; and no  matter to what part of tho district we  arranged to go, Hira Singh had decamped to another quarter. He is always forewarned, and meanwhile three  districts are tho laughing-stock of the  Provinces. I'm not thin-skinned like  Trevor and Grigson���������I'm not so young  as ,they are; but, by George I it's fifteen months since I showed my face  at headquarters."  He rose to end the interview. Macintyre stood up too. He opened the  door and throw back tho shutters,  and a    rush   of   choking heat    swept  into his face.  "Whe-ewl It's hot," he said. Then,  his brows still knitted over tho first  subject. "The source of information!  That is what must bo traced. I don't  like wild-goose chases. There is a  leakage somewhere."  "Well, find it," said Faulkner laconically. He had relapsed into his chair,  and his pen was already busy with  note, and signatures. "The wit of  Police-wallah Sahib Macintyre against  the principalties of evil 1 Good-morning." V  Macintyre walked across the courthouse compound to'where his horse  waited in the shade of a .tree.  The Hamirbagh district offices were  badly situated, now that the population had expanded under imperial rule.  The time had been when tho block  formed by the courts, the collector's  office and the guard-room had enjoyed  isolation; their thatched roofs and  deep vorandas wero,cheek by Jowl  with the, city now. The maidan had  dwindled to a slip of sun-baked soil,  upon which tho offices baked, and the  crazy native buildings of the bazaar  encroached upon it, their tottering,  flimsy upper stories bulging above the  narrow space. ' On three sides , there  was still breathing-room; but the rear  of the official quadrangle had become  a lane, bordered by the office wall,  blank except for a couple of high reed-  curtained windows; and by the shops,  surged up and down before thcin. The |yeL>' and x ^on.t- ������eei i[j-e resting,  effect was dazzling; and Macintyre ir^nd me your tat to go down on, doc-  lifted his-eyes ,to tha balconies for j tor���������will you ? Thanks." And ho was  reliof. ' ! gone.  Here, at least, was peace. , lhey j ..j wcuJd rather not be Hira Singh  were unoccupiod, and the windows when Macintyre catches him," said  were silent, showing a decorous ox-j Faulbnel._ "He's raging ��������� absolutely  terior which, if rumour said true, was roaming.. "Well, so am I; but I can  not altogether in keeping with the ��������� wor]. it oCt wilh a uttle profanity. He  city's    reputation.    .Only    a woman's |snuts hia mouth and stews in his own  veil dropping upon a lattice, and a  sitar flung upon the boards below it,  gave a touch of levity. Such \vas  Macintyre's first impression, and then  it passed, as an opened shutter flung  him a glimpse of life within.  A hand had opened the blind, and it  was the flash of diamonds that caught  the policeman's eyes. He looked ; and  they found a woman's face, and stayed  there. A small, exquisitely poised  head, well set upon a rounded neck,  peered out at him. The woman laugh,  ed and pushed the shutter wide, as if  the sight pleased her. He saw a handsome face with heavy brows and reckless eyes; she leaned . out with unabashed interest, and her teeth gleamed. For a few seconds thoy stared at  each other without a movement. Then  she flirted her hand with a gesture of  salutation, of defiance, of admiration  ���������it was each and all���������tho shutter  clapped to, and the window was dead  again.  "H'm," reflected Macintyre soberly,  his Celtic blood a little stirred by tho  apparition. 'Delilah, and a splendid  creature.      Who    is    Samson? Those  juice.     Sorry for him ; but wo havo all  had our turn." Ho' lay back luxuriously, cocked his foot on  to an  arm of ���������  the chair, and began    to    recoup his  energies  by  timely idleness.  ���������The threo .pairs of eyas saw the  policeman settle into the doctor's saddle, with tho thoughtful "frown which  Hira Singh's misdeeds had called forth  stamped deep into his forehead. He  trotted past the lounis-ground into  the avenue of tamarisks that led to  tho heat and haze of the city. The  sais laboured behind him. in the rising  dust.  "I wonder'if Martineau's letter has  come and what nows the inspector has  for mc!" His busy brain began to  arrange his thoughts. "Wild-goose  chases aro no good; I said it at first,  and to-day's work proves me right.  Let's put my conjectures into working  order.  "Hira Singh has an informant in  Hamirbagh; his knowledge invariably  coincides with tho extent of our plans.  It is somebody who is cognisant, not  merely of bazaar rumour,  but of the  ... , con.sulations    of    tho    powers;  which  jewels were bought by a    long purse., meaag lhere.a    a l���������akaga>    an(]    tb(j  leakage is being lopped.  "There    is    a stranger  woman  who  Halfcaste apparently. What is she  doing in the noisiest, dirtiest quarter  of Hamirbagh? There is an incongruity, and it must bo considered.  . . Hech, but the wits of L-auchlan  Macintyre have ample work before  them!" Ho gathered his reins and  trotted up tho lane.  - ��������� ��������� a . ���������  The doctor threw down his racquet.  The highwallod' court was stifling.  The marker, outlined in the gallery  against an evening sky, had taken advantage of a pause, to call to the  players. He waved towards tho compound that surrounded the ramshackle  court, bath, and billiard-room of the  Hamirbagh Club; and they heard the  thud of hoofs approaching.  "There they are, Instill I" The doctor, wriggled into a Norfolk , jacket.  "Now, what d' you bet they caught  him at IC'iiidua?"  "Look at 'cm," said Instill, stooping  under tho door of tbe racquet-court,  and jomeriging into the veranda.  "There's your answer."  Indeed, the liunp and dejected attitudes of Faulkner and Macintyre, as  they climbed stiffly down from their  ponies, wiped their faces, and balled  for drinks, had no story of success to  tell. Thoy wero white with dust and  fatigue, and the ponies had sweatod  to a lather. Faulkner took a revolver  lives in the bazaar for no ostensible  reason. It is very fortunate that she  seems to' take a friendly interest in  my appearance; it is indiscreet of her,  for it alttracta my atlteintion, and  it enables me to know when she is,  and is not, at home; and I fancy tho  knowledge is worth something.... ��������� To  proceed. The lady, haying taken an  apparent fancy to meKnever fails to  look out when I pass and she is in  her apartments. . But she is 'away  sometimes; and her disappearances  dove-tail between the conception of  our plans- and Hira Singh's actions to  frustrate them. What better spy  can bo found than a woman ? Then,  arguing on that premise, whoso official virtue has she undermined?  .,' "If������������������Well, we shall see. ..' Here is  the lanb."  ��������� To Bo' Continued.  ���������������   ���������:���������  PREPARED FOK EMERGENCIES.  First  Masher���������Why,    do you  hang  two thoxmomotera in the window ?    /  Second Masher���������My dear fellah, one-  is for the heat and  the  other  is  for  the cold, you know. You're not so well  up in  astronomy as I    thought    you  worn. ' ! V  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, August ii, 1900.  Tlie Mining Review.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1900.  SCHOOL TEACHING.  9  The teaching problem is bothering  educationists and those interested in  education today as much as almost any  other question is troubling any other  section of the people. The question is  how to keep good teachers in the pro-  fession,and how to prevent young people  who are aiming at other callings Irom  using teaching as a stepping stone to aid  them in such efforts.  It is admitted, by those who give the  matter their attention, that teachers are  not made any more than poets, musicians, or successful men in other callings  ���������they are born such. The capabilities  of all are improved by the manufacturing process, but the natural adaptability  for success in teaching, as in other callings, must be born in the man. Experience shows that it is not education  alone in the man or the woman that  makes the teacher. The chief essentials  are the power to interest the scholar and  the capability to impart when the interest is arrested. This makes the thinker,  and the drawing out of the thought of  the scholar and feeding it with the  proper elements of an education are the  highest mark of a successful teacher. It  is not so much what the teacher knows  himself, and especially of isolated facts  in an undigested mass, that is valuable  in a schoolroom, it is the power to create  in the mind of the pupil a thirst for  knowledge, and the pointing out of the  avenues through which that knowledge  may be obtained.  The aim for wealth is at the foundation of all lilerniy or business enterprises, and if the teacher desires to have  a share of that wealth, he cannot be  blamed for seeking a more lucrative profession. If the laws and usages of the  country left the competence within his  reach,which is assumed to be at the feet  of other professions, such as medicine,  law, etc., the natural teacher once entered in his calling would remain in it.  Supposing, for instance, that a second-  class grade B teacher got as a starter in  this country a salary of ijOOO a year, and  in all conscience it is little enough as  other professions are paid, and at every  third year thereafter he was bonuse'd for  successful work until his salary reached  say $1,500, our word for it, the natural  teacher would remain in the nrofession  and the unnatural, or niade-for-the- occasion substitute, knowing he would  never reach that goal, as he was not a  success in the profession, would soon  drop out. Our schools would in this  way soon be filled with natural teachers  and entirely rid of the galvanized specimen, as tlie latter would soon be assured thai he would have to remain at  the .j.600 mark.  Oh, but, says one, the country could  never afford to pay such salaries; and  why not when it would be money saved  in the end? It requires no argument to  prove that the natural teacher would  advance the pupil to as high a degree of  proficiency at 17 as the manufactured  teacher would at 21, and certainly the  people and the country could afford to  pay bounses for any assistance that  would add four years to the business  life of future generations, to say nothing  of the more substantial grounding in all  that makes a useful, thinking people.  Law, medicine, engineering, etc., are all  hedged around with legal restrictions to  protect these professions; but school  teaching remains an open pitfall for all  to stumble into who are,stuffed with  answers to technicalities and can recite  them parrot like. It'appears to us that  while the problem is agitatiug the minds  ef educationists, it is not without a, rea:  sonable solution.  ������������>^>^<������>������>^<S>^xs><S><5k^^$x$^><5><^<Sx$>$<s  Our neighbor of the Silvertonian is in  a very unsettled state of mind.   He says  some mine managers are enforcing the  boycott on him  by   forcing local  merchants  to withdraw advertising patronage from him.    We know nothing of the  particulars except as they are given in  tlie paper.   When  some of the officials  of the   miners' union,   and others that  were not officials, commenced that caper  on The Mining Review,  months ago, it  appeared to be fun for the Silvertonian,  nothing more serious.   Today there are  business men in  this   city and' saloon  men outside who have assured us  that  personally they  would like  to increase  their business with this office in advertising and otherwise  but they dare not  do it,  as for so doing the miners  would  boycott them.   We know  of an  official  of a miners' union, not a hundred miles  from Sandon,  who tried  to prevent the  wife of a miner- from getting employment to add to the family exchequer,  simply because her husband worked at  a mine during the late strike.   We believe merchants and business men are  unnecessarily alarmed on this matter as  the number of miners, who act on such  lines, is very small, and,  we may say,  confined  to   a class   whose business is  worth   but   little anyway.     The great  bulk of the mining fraternity are broad,  liberal-minded men,   who know that all  public matters   are  legitimate subjects  for newspaper discussion, and  take no  offence so long as  the discuss'on is conducted in proper language and free from  personalties.     The   language   of    our  neighbor in its last issue would indicate  that it is resolved on striking below the  belt.    We are quite satisfied  that while  mine owners and  managers as well as  mineis  are disposed  to resent unwarranted attacks, from time to time,  none  of them, whose opinions are worth considering,   are   disposed   to indulge the  boycott   to   any  extent,   as   it   always  works both  ways.   It is quite natural  that a man should not patronize a newspaper  that   is unnecessarily  harsh, no  matter  what its principles,   or even if  pure in its utterances, whose sentiments  he cannot endorse;   but if at all manly  and fair he will never stand in the way  of others patronizing it.   All we have to  say further on  the matter is  that if the  Khaki  Is the latest Note Paper' <  out���������beautifully tinted^��������� \  sold at Cliffe's Bookstore.   <j  W. I. Warner, M.  MINING   CONTRACTOR.  PROPERTIES   HANDLED   ON   COMMISSION.  Mines and Mineral Claims exnrained and  reports-made.  Interests taken in part payment for services  rendered.  Contracts taken for opening up lost or,  invisible ledges.  Twenty years experience.'  SANDON, 13. 0.  Misses M. S L McKiimon  Have Now  Reopened Their   V  TTTiIImery  Business in their own new build-  ing, across the street from the  new Reco hotel.   ,  Their stock will be found quite  complete,  aud it embraces all the  ������' i  requirements for ladies and child  ren.     Call and see.  , J. W. BALMAIN,  Civil   Engineer,   Architect,   Etc.  P. O. Box 170.  SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  . S. DiiBWKY  Sandon, B, C.  H. T. Twigg  Xew Denver, B. C.  DREWRY & TWIGG  nominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Alining Engineers.  Bedford ������ McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  [AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, LLi' B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary''  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  Harry Nash  Practical  Tinsmith and Plumber.  Agent for Metallic Roofinjr Co.  of Canada.  Manufacturer of Galvanized Airpipe,  Powder-thawers, Camp Stoves and all  kinds of Sheet Metal Work.  With the latest in tools, machines and  Good Stock, I am prepared to do only  first-class work.  Personal attention given to all orders.  Estimates Given. Modekate Pkices.  M.1H, Okdeks PnoMm,y Attended To.  Shop, at present, near Sandon Sawmill.  Aita Lodge, No. 20.  <A. F. AND A, M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets lirst Thuisday in enuh month (it S p. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  TIIOS. BROWN, Sec'y.  boycott is resorted to it is not the owners or managers who first set the example.  children ( are sick children.  Their inactivity and sober  faces are not in keeping with  robust childhood. They lack  vitality and. resistive power,  and are very susceptible to  colds and contagious diseases.  brings new life to such children. It enriches the blood;  it restores health and activity ; it gives vigor and vitality  to   mind-and body.       ./','  50c. and $1.00. ill drujRisU,  SCOTT & BOWNE, Uiemists, Toronto.  John Houston is cutting a sorry figure  in the Local House and the country for  that matter. The other day after voting  want of confidence in the government he  declared he was a supporter of that government, and the next moment abused  overy member of it excepting the premier. A few minutes later he attacked  R. F. To]mie on the streets calling him  some of-the foulest'names he could  think of, which is his usual conversation, and with one blow, he was knocked  senseless on the streets and ' had to be  carried to his hotel in a hack where he  hid himself for several days. Kelson  must think it is creditably represented  In the Local Legislature.   .  Tlie Denver House  0000  Headquarters for Travelling Men and  Miners.  The Table is first class.  The Bar is always stocked by the best  Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  The Rooms are all that can be desired '  ��������� for comfort.  NELSON & CO., Proprietors.  A Nelson supporter of John Houston  attacks the Miner' for giving space to a  description of the row between Tolmie  and Houston, and says it is not in the  interest of Nelson that such an exposure  was made. Possibly not;. but when'  Nelson made the mistake of electing a  rowdy it must bear the consequences.  Are Going  To Build!  See C. K. SKALES,  THE EXPERT PAPERHANGER  Who will give you close figures  011 Painting, Paperhahging and  Signs. We. are quick at the  busines���������up-to-date mechanics in  every way.  Established 1858.  ; ���������.  iVL.R. Smith & Co.  manufacturers of all kinds; of  Plain and Fancy  mi; i eosrssTiiL.  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  it  ���������h it  ii  if  m  4> ).i  w.  m  n  lb t|  i  ft  1;  fM  mi  ���������'Lvi  m  Ml  f)  '���������HI  Vr  s  '���������''I  'A  f  'i  *v������t  1 p x  Vi-t  I  *ri*  mm? THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, August ii, 1900.  Want Increased lead Duties.  In regard to the lead smelting trade,  the following resolution was carried at  the board of trade convention held at  Nelson last week: Moved by E. S. Topping and T. G. Procter, that this association 'recognize with approval the action  of the Dominion government in granting  the rpquest of this association made at  its last annual meeting for the free re-  adinission into Canada of lead of Canadian origin smelted in Canada but refined abroad. And that this association  reaffirm its decision of last year that import duties on manufactured lead should  be increased to a parity, with the duties  levied upon other lines of manufactured  goods, and we ask particularly that the  - duties upon dry white lead," now admitted at 5 per cent, and Litharge now  admitted free,-*.be increased to a minimum rate of 20 pey cent. We believe  that this change would have the effect of  providing a profitable home market for  about 7000 tons of lead used in the manufacture of lead products,  J. J. Campoell, commercial manager  of the Hall Mines, Limited, was invited  to speak on the matter. He stated that  the production of silver-lead bullion was  of very great importance to the province,  as the raw material^ used in smelting  iron ore, lime roek, coal and coke, were  all productions of Canada and their cost  largely represented labor. With this  point established ��������� Mr. Campbell- proceeded to detail the features of tariff,  etc., which had exercised an influence  on the lead smelting 'industry, concluding by recommending the convention to  take action along the lines of .he resolution offered.  j A Slight Business \  .������  a  9  ���������  Change,  THE HUNTER=KENDRICK CO., LTD.  Have purchased the Hunter Bros. Sandon store, and will  keep up the business reputation held by the old firm.  Hunter Bros, wish to thank the general public for past  favors and hope that they will continue the same with the  new'firm. . All the stock is new and tip to date, and all the  requirements in our lines will always be kept in-stock.  I,TD.  0  ��������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  The Retreat From Nome.  Victoria,   August   6. ��������� The   steamer  "Utopia arrived from  Skagway-today on  her way from Nome.    Passengers report  considerable small-pox and epidemics of  lagrippe and pneumonia at Nome.   The  hospital arrangements are poor.   There  being too much whiskey at Nome the  dealers are asking permission   to   send  theirs back to San Francisco and Seattle.  While returning miners say the Nome  country is no good,   the papers say the  creeks are turning out well, and the output will be fifteen million:   The steamei  Corwin has returned  to Nome from tin  Siberian coast.    The   miners   find toi  much ice in the creeks there to work.  A NEW DEPARTURE  A New Station Site.  Ottowa, August 7.���������The government  has sold to the C. P. R.'96>������ acres in the  British Columbia railway'belt, within  the limits set out for a National park,  for the erection of a new station and  other necessary buildings. The C. P. R.  have decided to build.cn the-new-site  owing to the destruction of station employes in Roger's Pass by snowslides a  year and a half ago. An adjacent area  of 60 acres has been leased to the company at the nominal rental of $1 per year.  There is heavy timber in the areas thus  acquired by tlie C. P. R. and this is regarded as a protection against snow-  slides.  I  I  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fine assortment of all  Miners' Clothing  Gent^' Furni3lilng$  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp/ Call and  inspect them.  *��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� *>*>*> ���������������������������������������������*��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������*>���������<���������������������������������������������'>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<>.  Provisions Running Short.  Shang-Hai, August 7.���������The Japanese  consul here received by wire today a  message to the effect that the foreign  ministers at Peking were safe on August  1st, but that they expected a renewal of  the attack by the Chineae any moment.  It was added that only 25 cartridges  each and six days' provisions were left.  It was also said that the Japanese secretary had died of his wounds.  Andy King knocked out Fred pjllis in  a fighting bout on Monday at Rossland  in a two-minute fight.        ~  folliott & McMillan  Contractors  and Builders.  Plans aud estimates furnished on all classes of buildings.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  Sash and Doors,  Frames aud Mouldings on hand or to order on  short notice.  Dealers fiv Rou$K and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, LatK, Lfme and l$rfck.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  P. O. Box 155. : Sandon, B. C.  Sealed Tenders  Are hereby invited lor the erection of a  Public School Building in this citv. The  tenders lire to be addressed to the Public Works  Engineer; land aud Works Department, Victoria, and will be received up to noon on  Saturday, the 25th inst. A bond of $600 for the  due performance of the work must be given,  Plans and specifications may be had from  either of the undersigned.  '.'<!. CLIFFE, Chairman P. S. B.  W H.LILLY, Secretary P. S.B.    ]  urns  Dealers fi\ Treats  ' AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, riLOTBAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  Canadian Pacific Railway  "imperial  Li m f ted"  Service for the year 1900 will  be commenced June 10th.  The "Imperial Limited"  takes you across the Continent in four days without change. It is a solid  vestibuled train, luxuriously equipped .with every  possible essential for the  comfort and convenience  of passengers. Ask your  ��������� friends who have travelled  on it, or address '  E. J. Coyle, A.O.P.A., Vancouver, B.C.  W. p. Anderson, T.P.A., Nebon, B. C.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and'full information to anv C. P. R. agent  . or J. R. Crudge, Agent, Sandon,  W. P. F. Cummings, Gen.S.S. Agent Winnipeg ;i:V;-:  fa  SOMETHINQ QUITE NEW���������  18.-  14*  m  h  If  CEYLON QREEN TEA  SanHl flavor as Japan, only more delicious.  S1ED1E TO TBI RES0U1.  LOIiD KITCHENER  SAVED THE DAY  AT LEEUW SPRUIT.  l':iril('iil:irK ol' ilu* Eisririciit In Vlilrli  l.i>ril ullvhpiier I- wild lo Half N:'*'-  r<miy Il-irnprd ('aiilurr.  The London Standard war "corre--  spondeut throws a new light on  Lord Kitchener's eacapo from capture.  The cables told' the story as i������ KU-  chisnei had been -surprised and'forced  lo take to his heels. The fact is that  Lord Kitchener, instead of moving  back 1.0 save himself,,moved forward  to save a small British force that was  in danger of annihilation at- the hands  of the Boors.  The Standard's correspondent tells  the story thus ;  .Lord Kitchener's prompt action  saved a couple of construction trains,'  which' had been sent to repair tho  bridge at iieeuw Spruit. One of them  was stopped'aud a track overturned,,  owing to the rails having been removed by the Boers. Lieut. Holmes and  sis men hold the enemy at bay, while  tbe second train was warned. A party  of 50 Volunteer Engineers were on it,  and most of the rifles were in the  first train. Some of the men dashed  back for three-quarters of a mile to  reinforce Lieut. Holmes, while the  others felched rifles wherewith to defend the second train.  -Captain Lloyd drew up his force on  both sides of the railway, and after  compelling 400 Kaffirs, by the exercise  of main farce,' to  . LIE DOWN AND REMAIN QUIET."  opened a steady fire. The position,  however, had become one of extreme  danger, when, of a sudden, shells  were seen to fall in tho midst of the  enemy, ft seems that a member of a  small working party near at hand had  managed to escape and carry news of  tho attack to Lord Kitchener, who  was encamped with 35 men at Kopje's Station.  Lard Kitchener at once rode to the  camp of the Shropshire Regiment, and  brought a gun into action, personally  directing ita fire. The fall of darkness  ���������compelled the Boers to retreat and the  valuable railway material was saved.  One of the engines had thirty-eight  bullet marks, and the oLher forty, but  no serious damage was done.  Under Lord Kitchener's supervision,  prompt measures were taken to  strengthen the lines of communication. The defence of them was entrusted to General Smith-Dorrion,  who acted with great, energy. The  bridges were speedily repaired, and  there is now. through railway communication with Cape Town, while the  line to Durban will bo open shortly.  ���������The Premier of New Zealand sent a  message congratulating Lord Kitchener on his escape. Lord Kitchener,  replied : " Very grateful for your  telegram." .  ASKED  FOR  INFORMATION.  Embarrassed young man���������Have you  ���������el1���������got any cradles ?  Shopman���������Yes, air..  Young man, becoming still more embarrassed. In case* where���������wharo���������  when it wasn't just���������just what you  expected you know, and���������and���������and  you havo tc: buy oradles, you know, is  It customary to buy two'cradles or���������  or "one cradle big enough for both of  ���������em������  Neuralgia's Persistent Agony    -  Has but one source of relief. Ner-  viline���������nerve-pain cure���������penetrates to  the irritated nerves, soothes them into repose, and affords relief almost instantly. The whole range of medicine affords no parallel to Nervilino  as a pain reliever.  EVER AT THE FRONT, Like.the British Army-  f PVI  0\T    TPA Still continues to make itself felt, and is rapidly forRii  ���������*'" x ������->V/l>   ' I t-./\ ,LEAD PACKAQE8.  to the front.  40, 60 and 600.  AN OLD SAW NEWLY SET.'  Little Moae Uffingham, Jr.���������Pop, if  yo' gib me half a dollar.fo' my birfday,  an' lUnele Rube gib mo���������  Uffinghan,     Sr,���������Chile,    doan'     yo*  count yo'    chicken   befog.' yo'   git 'em  outen de coop.  THE FJRI3 BELLS '  King out an alarm and it is- heeded.  TJiis is to notify you ihat base substitution is practised when the great,  sure-pop corn curp is asked for. Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor never  fails to take earns off. It makes no  sore spots and gives no pain.1 Be sure  and get  " Pui nam's." '   0  Hl>; DEFIED COMPETITION.  Summer Boarder���������What is the maximum temperature here ?  Farmer Backwoods���������1 can't say exactly, but you can bet if'a as maximum  as it is anywhere.  Beware of Ointments   for   Catarrh  that contain  Mercury.  as* mercury will mrely destroy UiO K'*iw: of  umcll and romploJely durante t.lieivholosyH.cn)  when entering itlliroiitjli r,liemucou������-urfiu*oi.  Such articles "hould never ho u~uil etccp' on  proscription!, from reputibleDhyaiei.iii*.. u- llio  dMiiatfe Hiey will do ia ten lulcl to th,- Rood you  fan possibly derive from thorn. Ha 1'-, Cat arrh  Cure, manufactured by F.J. Chenoy & Co . Toledo, O., containn no mercuiy, ������nd i- taken m-  toinn.ll/, acting directly upon (.lie bloni! ;md  mucous liurfnces of tho system. In buying  HnU'n Catarrh Curo bo sure you set the genuine. Iu ia takenluternnl'y.and mado in Tolodo,  Ohio, by F. J. Cheney &. Co. Testimonials  froe. .  Sold by Druggists, prion 7oc pel bottle.  Hall's .Family PillH aro tho best.  LITTLE  .TAP.  . The area ot Japan ia 147,055 square  mile3.     The area of the Russian Empire, 8,644,100 square miles.  MCtfTREAL. 1130=1. DIRECTORY.  The " Bain-sera  *Si  Free Bus ������&*!������  THE AUTOMOBILE.  Some curious expedients are necessary ait times in the medical applications of electricity. ' It is not uncommon now for tho electric cabs in  New York to be pressed into service  as perambulating sources of electric  power by physicians who are called  upon, suddenly to make X-ray examinations of patients who are in localities where electricity from street  oirouLts ia not on tap.  AVEMUE   tHJjySE-  Mcdil!���������Collets   A team  "K.inulr Ilotol rates $1.50  iter nr.y.  ST. JAMES' H0Ta..������rb8!0ecko.'^oD^:  Railway.   Fir*5-cl.iss Commercial House.     Modern ln������.  Iiro������em������'>ts���������RM.cs moderate.  AN AID TO MEMORY.  Magistrate*., to prisoner���������Did  really call this old gentleman an  beetle and an idiot last night J  Prisoner,    trying    to    collect  thoughts���������The longer I look    at  the more probable it seems to me thut  i did. ������������������   . :'...��������� /:   .'-."v, ���������:"���������  you  im-  his  him'  THE WHOLE COUNTRY SINGS ITS PRAISE.  DOCTOR HAMMOND-HALL'S ENGLISH .TEETHING  SYRUP  COMFORTS CRYING CHILDREN.  What though they sing from day to day, k  From rise till cot of sun;  There's no less ways to sing Its pralso  o Than when they first begun. .       (  It Positively Pi-ovontu Cholora-lnfanlum, Cures Summer Complaints,. "J���������,-t"*.1^1  Toothing Troubles, *,Yithout Opiates or any Stupifying Drugs.   LARGEST BALE IM THE WORLD.  BRITISH CHEMISTS COMPANY, Sols Proprietors of  DR.   HAffflRUOND-HALL'S   NERV0-HEART   PILLS,  BABY'S LAXATIVE TABLETS,  ETC.,  88-n������   LONDON, ENG., NEW YORK, TORONTO.  wpc io:$4  STS  ' Carbolic Disinfectants. Soapn, Olnt  merit. Tooth Powders, etc., hit re been  awarded 100 module and diplomai* for wuparior  excellonco. Thoir regular nun prevent Intentions diseases. AsK. your dealer to f>bts.!n ������  supply.    Lists mailt d free on appliraMou.  f. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER     -   -     ENGLAND.  MILLS, MILLS & HALES,  l*arrisr,erp, etc.  Koinovcd to Wesley Buildings,  KichmondSt. W., Toruuto.  Catholic Prayer ���������".M'tSSiS!!:  Ri-luiioua Pictures, Statuary, and Church Ornaments.  Educational Works. Mail orders rcceiro prompt attms.  Won. D. & J. SABLIER & 00., Montreal.  POULTRY, BUTTER, EGCS, APPLES,  and other PRODUCE, to ensure bait rwults cons jgn is  The Dawson Commission  Co.,  Limited,  Osr. HTait-Uarhat & Oolbome St., Toronto,  TORONTO CUfTINC SBII0OL  olTers special  advan-  tages to all desirous of acquiring a thorough know.  ledRo of Cutting and Fitting Geutleineu's Garments.  Write for particulars.     113 yonga 8t-i Toronto.  m  ?  For thu vfcry bestsrml your work to tho  "BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Look for agent in your totvu, or sund direct.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec.  Instruments, Drums, Uniforms, lite.  Every Town can have a Band'  FOR OVER FIFTY YKARS,  MBS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP has boon  used by mothers for their children teething. It soothes  the child, loftecs the gums, allays pain, cures wind  collo, and l������ tho best remedy for diarrhoea. 25c.a bottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout too world. B������ snr������  and ask for "Mrs. Window's Soothing Syrup."  EUROPE'S  POPULATION.  The population of Europe is 381,000,  .000, an increase of 79,000,000 since 1870, ,1  or an annual increase'of about 3,000,-j  000; i  Lowest prices ever quoted. ( Fine catalogue 600 illuv  trslioni mailed free.    Write us for anything in     ,  Muslo or Musical Instruments.  WhaleyRoyce&Co.;^^^^  Rfl n E I M ft and Shoot Motal Wonts.  U Wr I ti U KOOITNCI SLATE, In Blaok.  Red or Green. SLATE 11LACKBOARDS. (We supply  Public and High Scliools,Toronto) RooUng Felt, Pitch,  Roal Tar, oto. ROOFING TILE (9-o Now Oity Bnlld-  ings; Toronto, done by our firm). Metal Ceilings, Oor.  aiou&,otc. lCstimates furnished for work o bmpleto or f 02  materialssh ppc-d to any jmrtof theomintry. Phone lBfll  .Q.OUTHIE&S0NS, Adolalcla&WldmorSts.,Toronta,  /.  'oU>\  EASTEHH TOWNSHIP riUnSERY.  LnnA'Cwners and far.nors desiring to nrouure KtlUlT  TREES   for ��������� autumn' pltintinff;    fuch   as    AWLM-  TRBES,   PLUM-TREES,  PI2AU-TKKI-;S.   otc,   will  find here first-clays trees, atronj; nnd .vigorous, mid well  adapted to the cliinuta >,f tho country, <l* an c\trpmely  low price.   Order direct from us.    IJy this muaru you  will save the profits of agonta and merchants.  Post-paid- illustrated  catalogue   of^ 81   p:igo=5,  with  1 directioDB for preparing remedies for the destruction ot  I ineects on fruit tree3, rose-bushen, etc., acnt on receipt;  of 10 conta.   The  Easthun Townhuip  Nu&sb&t.  X&wranceTille. Que.  The Canada Permanent  and Western Canada  Mortgage Corporation,,  tjj/rioE- Canada Pormanont Buildlnff,  TonoNTo St., TORONTO.  Wlnnlpoar, Man., Vanooitvar, B.C., St. John, H.B.  ! Capita. Paid Up, $6,000,000  I Reserve Fund,   -   1,500,000  . , President���������  Coorsro Caoclerham.  let' Vice-President and  Chairman of Executive  OommiLtco���������  J. Herbert Mason.  2nd VIoe-Presidont-*-  W. H.Beatty-  Manastnjf J>lrcotoi>~'  Walter 3. too.  Honey   to   Loan.  Deposits Received  and Interest Allowed  Debentures Issued'  in Starling' aud Currency.  j*-  i  em;  W:  I  'St'*!  I  ������1  ,i-V|  ,..f<1,  J4  M,  '.l^lf  m  I  f  fM  #  ���������v.  HI  .A  1  41  I  'vf.  7CSE Titled Hemp Eaters  Has'bish is the latest fad of tho  fashionable beauties of Loudon writes  the Marquise de Fontonoy, and within the precints of > May fair there are  at least lalf a dozen very expensive and exclusive clubs restricted entirely to the fair sox, whioh aro nothing more nor.less than hashish  temples. They are. thoroughly respectable i'n the sense that nono but  women of knowledged position in  society, matrons as well as unmarried girls with several -seasons to  Uheir record, aro admitted'to thecluibs  in question, and w'hile u part of lhe  htause is run as a iadi.es' ciuib in the  ordinary way, the .greater jiortLon of  the establishment is devoted to tho  absorption of llho drug so famous  throughout the Orient, and- which  it is insisted is ��������� entirely innooulouB.  Tihey. are exquisitely furnished^ especially the Orientally fashioned apartments, whore tha offects of the hashish 'are obtained and wiie-re not a  single sound from llho outside disturbs th������ dreams of the votaries ol  this, so far as England is concerned,  entirely new, fad, and tlhey are waited upon by maid servants, in Oriental  garb, the surroundings conveying the  impression  of some Eastern harem.  Hashish is far leas harmful than  any of these oirtifices lo~, quiet the  , nerves, and to give that repose for  wQwch one looks in rain, in' a sleep  tlhat will no longer be wooed. It  has for hundreds, possibly for thousands of years beon used Ubrougihout  lie Orient. From the Atlantic  s'hores of Morocco to the furthest  confines of Bokhara and of Mohammedan1 Asia, hashish irksome form or  anoKhur is at. once the favorite stimulant and t'he favorite solace of ail classes of Moslems Some take it in the  form of a liquid, llh'a.1 is to say, an  infusion; others-again use it in tho  form of a fine powder, wtoich they  mix with tobacco, and smoke either  in   cigarettes  or  in  a narghile.      The  of extraordinary beauty unfolded  themselves before my eyes, palaces of  a gcin-iike character and glittering  will*, every imaginable brilliancy ol  colors passed before my gaze, and  finally my body seemed to rise fiom  (lhe divan and to float away into space,  und 1 dropped into a-dreamleas sleep,  from which 1 awoke thoroughly refreshed and none' the worse for the  experiment.  I was informed l-hat it affected some  novices by bringing on a slight nausea  or headache, both of which, however  can be quickly removed by a little Is-  mon juice.  I can quite believe, liherefore, from  personal experience, tihe assertion  that hashish, which is made of the  resinous and narcotic leaves of the  hemp plant,' is compairattvely innocuous wihen compared with opium, alcohol and even- exoessive tdbaooo smoking. The only disadvantage is that it  really takes you entirely away from  your surroundings, and in its latter  stages deprives you, not so much of  your will power, as of your self-control.  I can readily understand Orientals  whoso life is a joyless one at the best  seeking to e xchange by means of  this cirug.iLhe sordid reality of their  surroundings for the beautiful dreams  engendered by ils consumption, and  I can also understand how w omen  in London and Paris, whose nerves  are overstrained, who are in danger  of collapse, shoul dresort to tliis drug  rather than to a nerve specialist who  is likely to prescribe for them a so-  called rest cure, entailing a with- '  drawal from society ofr several weeks ,  Far the drug, gives immediate relief  without entailing any of the drawbacks of tie rest cure, and permits  its votaries to retain "their places in  the whLrl of society and fashion without any interruption.  Of course there is the danger and  it is a very serious one, tlhat with  (hali lack of moderation, which is one  "of the principal characteristics of the  fair  sex,   fhey  should   bo  so    carried  PREVIOUS GEEAT SIEGES,  THAT OF GIBRALTAR  WAS  LONGEST ON RECORD.  THE  man siege.' General Gordon, save for &  few Greek non-combatant merchants,  was Lhe only whito man in the town.  When Napoleon  left Spain  in  1809,  leaving his brother Joseph in possession of Madrid, he seemed justified in  | thinking Spain  was his.    Yet but    a  ,' few   weeks   after   Joseph   Bonaparte  j found thut the town of Saragosaa still  *.���������...-hi     j.1-    i    t r /-.-,     ,.       ! defied the French. The French army  tarnblo,  the last siege  of Gibralta r, I . ,   _, . , " '  when the rock was held by a BrUisU '^vested it, and on January 22 succesB-  garrison . under General Elliott, I \ul y *<*?**> the walls- rhen th������ ���������a'  against  the combined  efforts  of   the ' f'SbtiuK bo^n. Every street was bar-  flr,: l'<iwua,.Or<-ii|ilctl ������iy Ui<: Krlilsli, I ,.  vmlrai liy llie lUicilly Yo.tr- .l-i.-lncJ-  ilciilr, of Tli������',c Sluxc*. '   ,  Although    by no means 'the   mon  Spaniards    and' French  from July 5,  | icaded, every house a   fortress,    and  smoke, wJiic-h is whito and' opaque,  is drawn into ths lungs so as lo bring l away b-v ths fascinations of the drug  tihe fumes of the drug in direcr con-J as to become slaves Uiereto, and to  tact   with   the  blood.    In  Persia   but-! ,)erinl(-   ,"*-s   use   to    develop   into    an  abuse, as in th������    Orient.   During my  ter and sugar are added to tho leaf,  and it is kneaded into small balls  a'bonrl l/ho size of a hazel nut, aud  llhero are people wjio will take as  many as four of these "dawamesk''  or "bolusos'   a day.  1 niyseJf, on t'hei only occasion that  I experimented with this drug, namely, in Egypt, took it in the form of'a  sweet, meat, known as 'majoo'h'.' After having eaten the candy, wiucb was  flavored with some spices or other,  I was called upon to drink a cup of  coffee, prepared Turkis'h fashion and  possessed of a strong aroma. Before  long lie hashiuh began to show its j  effects. Every vestige of fatigue,  moral as well- as physical, disappeared, and (here ensued an elevation oif  spirits nnd a tendency to see every-  tlhing in colors of tho most roseate  hue. Tho inind seemed to develop  undreamt-of activity, and powers as j  well us talents of one kind and' another  to appear  that had  until then  slay in Egypt our Moslem servants  were usu-illy totally unfitted for work  during three or four days of each  moiitjb, ,owing to Iheir absorption of  loo much hashish. . They , beoama  dreamy, totally ! imprae.licable, and  wound up by an uneonquerable'desirr  to sleep. .Tihore was no means ot  doing anylling with them excepting  to allow them to sleep thu hashish off  and on the following day they were  none the worse for the experience.  1779, to November 25," 1781~ holds "the J the F?*aeh Lad to fiEht the Spaniard.  record as the longest important siege who were but Deasant!������ led "y peasants from street to street, from house  to house. , For twenty days thi3 went  on ; thu little garrison surrendered on  February 20, after 30,000 of the inhabitants had perished.  Sebastopol was besieged by the'  French and English armies for eleven  months', commencing October 17, 1587,  to September 9, 1855, but the hardships were enduredoby tho besiegers,  not the besieged, who had homes to  live in: and  ���������PLENTY OF FOOD. ���������  Three of the worst sieges of modern  times were of very short duration  when compared with Kimberley's gallant stand of four months. During  the Indian Mutiny, Cawnpore surrendered to Nan Sahib on June 26, 1857,  after a stand of only three weeks.  But the surrender was not made by  the British, but the native garrison,  and so the latter were let go free by  Nana Sahib, while but three or four  Europeans managed to ��������� escape the  butchers of Nana Sahib, although that  prince had given his word of honour  that the whole garrison should be allowed to'depart. ' '    ,  Lucknow during the same war held  out for eighty-six days, from July 1  lo September 25, when it was relieved  by General Havelock, while the French  garrison of Badajoz, during the Peninsula War, withstood the British under Wellington from March 16, to  April 6, 1812.  of modern times. The fact that every  now and again the garrison were able  to add to their provisions by.successful stories kept them from succumbing, to hunger, but scurvy claimed  nearly one thousand victims,  Far weeks together over six thousand shells .were thrown into the town  daily. A ������mrious point about this  siege is 'that the Governor of Gibraltar, after having done everything he  could think of to strengthen the fortifications, issued a proclamation calling, on any of the garrison who had  any schemes to propose to call on him  with them, as he did not wish the  Rock to fall when by listening but a  few minutes to a private individual  it might be saved.  In holding ��������� the fortress of Plevna  during the Eusso-Turkish War,' from-  September 7. 1877, to December 10,  against the pick of the Russian army  tho Turkish garrison, under Oaman  Pasha,  ACCOMPLISHED THE IMPOSSIBLE  according to both military and medical experts, For not ' only did they  defy the besieging force when it numbered nearly fifty to one against  them, but tb/ey lived for twelve weeks  practically without food. Yet on  Decembor 10, after having eaten their  List grainl'of rye,'they sallied out and  pluckily tried to cut their way  through the Russians.  Tho siege, of Paris, during the  Franco-German war lasted under six  ��������� ���������' i... . oi iiijiv w.ii more suffering  endoired in that time than there was j  A GOOD START.  So your sun  is now  a full-fledged  during the whole period of tho siege  of   Gibraltar.      No   less   than    forty I physician, said Mr. Gilgal to Mx.Per-  thouoand  of tho inhabitants died   of J kaaie.  HOW  THE   COATS  DISAPPEARED.  ;A noted German chess-playing professor had  lost  three  overcoats, at  a  cafe while engaged    at his    favorite  i pastime.   He was it a loss to know  how' to prevent a. fourth from, goipg  astray,  when  all  at  once  a brilliant  idea  occurred:���������" to him.    Immediately  i before sitting down to a game he took  'his brand-new garment, hung it over  disease and hunger.  Khairtoum, which withstood the  Mahdi and his hosts far elevon months  from February 18, 1884, to January  25, 1885, is unique in that it was a ona-  Yes ; he has hung out his shingle.  He is not doing much yet. though,  I suppose.  O. yes, he_ is. Ho has joined six  medical societies.  Trusted and Admired by Tens of Thousands of  Grateful Cured Ones is Qr. W. A. Chase.  First,  by his  famous  Recipe  Book,   Hearing   of   Dr.   Chase's   Nerve   Food  been latent    Yet it could not be call- j J* *������ * ^mtlT S a^ofu'i  ed intoxication, for 1 know thorough- j feeling of perfect soourity, "Now   it  must bo safe."  Ho soon became deeply eng'rbssod in  his game when a light-fingered gentleman ., approached, and apparently be?  came greatly interested.      \  At'a critical moment ho tapped the  .professor on the shoulder, exclaiming,  Excuse me.  ���������Don't mention it, returned the absorbed player, bending forward. Like  lightning the thief withdrew the obat  -from the chair and a raoment later  bad disappeared into the street.  ��������� .  ������������������������������������**���������������������������  ���������.  FIRST TELEPHONE.  .The telephone was first practically  used in England in 1876, when over 115  miles of wire existed between'London  and Norwich, but no telegraph exchange was established until 1879.  ly what I was doing and saying, and  was able to rememlior everything  . afterwards. ..Among tihe accomplishments which it seemed . to. me; that  had been called, into existence by ��������� the  hashish which 1 had taken was the  gift of tongues, and it seemed to me  that I was able all: off a sudden to  talk definitely Aralbic, witlh which at j  tjhe time i possessed, a Bomefwira't ele-"  mentary acquaintance!. 1 also experienced nn inordinate desire to fly  in the air, and felt that' but little effort would be required to float around  far anove tihe ground. Then I began  to see everything in gigantic size.  After u time landscapes and scenery  and later by his great family remedies,  Dr. Chase proved his wonderful skill  as'a conqueror ot disease. A grateful  world now rises to call him blessed  and to tell of'tho incalculable.benefits  derived from tho' use of his great prescriptions.  ECZEMA ON THE HEAD.  ���������Mrs. Joseph Quorin, Ethel, Huron  Co., Ont.j writes:���������"I. was troubled  with eczema" on: the. head and face for,  about 9 years. My head was a mass of  scabs, and though I tried the doo-  tors I was all the time getting wqrsei  I finally began to use. Dr. Chase's Ointment, and to my surprise obtained relief from ,the first application. Throe  boxes have cured me, and I would not  begrudge ������200 for tho benefit I have  derived from this great remedy. Dr.  Chase's Ointment is of almost daily  use in tho home, and I would advise  everybody to keep some on hand."  WEAK AND NERVOUS.  Mrs. J. M. Bradley, 100 .Jane street,  Ottawa, states:���������"For several years I  have been gradually running down in  health; I was very narvons and weak,  and worried greatly over my future. I  ind the wonderful results it has accomplished in others, I obtained a box  and began; using'it as directed. I began to improve immediately, and am  now restored to full hoalth and  vigour."  "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is an excellent remedy, and I can recommend  it to all.who are weak, nervous, or run  down in health."  KIDNEY BACKACHE.  Mr. David MoLeish, 279 Slater St,  Ottawa, Out., states:���������"I was troubled  with kidney disease and backache for  four or five years and havo used very  !many remedies without obtaining permanent benefits. Some time ago I began using Dr. Chase's Kdinoy-Liver  Fills, and found them to be the best  medicine I ever uscsd. Their use took  away that kidney backache, and mads  me feel better ia every way, gave mo  refreshing sleep, and made my digestion good."  Imitators of Dr. Chase's Remedies  do not dare to reproduce his portrait  and signature, whioh ara to be foand  on every box of his genuine remedies.  At all dealers, or Edraanson, Batec  and  Co.. Toronto.  . ,���������...u.ufe;'.������������������*.'.i'���������^'������������������-.r.'r;:-*���������.���������  I'  ���������I  id"  Is  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, August ii,  1900I'  I  !l  I'���������  1  - si  f 'I  I  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  The New Denver-Silverton wagon road  is being repaired.  Mrs. Egan is likely to open her fine  new hotel in a few days.  Some of the bachelor abodes are being  re-erected on Sunnyside. ,  Fresh snow on the hill tops so early in  'August is surely a pleasing reflection.  Messrs. Dwyer and "Williamson will  rebuild their residences on Sunnyside.  Fisher's new saloon at the West end  is up in skeleton ,and the finishing is  going ahead rapidly.  ==���������-Mr. H. Nash is making arrangements  , to'put up a   store and  tin-shop   some  where on Flume street.  School opens Monday next, in the  Methodist tent' All school supplies are  to be had at Cliffe's bookstore.  W. S. Drewery, of New Denver, is the  engineer in charge of the Lemon Creek  and Springer creek wagon roads.  The Sandon hotel,despite the fact that  it projects on Flume street prejudicially,  is going to be a very fine building.  James Williamson's new building is  now under construction in the hands of  Karr & Wilson. Main Bros, will occupy  part of the building.  The Japanese government has stopped  all immigration of Japs to Canada and  tlie United States. This will help out  our B. 0. government.  D. J. McLachlan has commenced the  erection of a two-story building next to  David'e for M. L. Grimmett. It will  have a store and offices above.  E.. Covington, at one time foreman of  the Enterprise, died at Slocan on Tuesday morning. His wife is a cousin of  Alex. McMillan, of Folliott & McMillan.  The Bank of B. C. will be moving into  Harris' new block in a few days. The  institution will have apartments there  unexcelled in the Kootenay for convenience.  The managements of the B. A. C, the  War Eagle and the Centre Star mines at  Rossland have decided to shut down  their mines on Sundays hereafter to give  their men a rest.  The saloon men are complaining that  the dances at "the houses," which, by  the way, are quite numerous, are gobbling up a lot of money that would  otherwise come to them.  Nearly every visitor is pleased with  the appearance our city is taking on with  its new buildings and street. If Flume  street was only opened and completed  to the Kootenay hotel it would become a  splendid thoroughfare.  The Methodists have their big tent  now on the site recently purchased below tlie Reco hotel. The Catholics have  a lot nearly alongside, and if the Presbyterians "would only secure the lots  intervening the locality would be the  plot of the "three tabernacles."  The new school will be a two-story  building with playroom underneath,  much on the plan of the Presbyter; \n  church destroyed. Tenders will be asked  for next week, and the work of construction will be commenced at once. It will  have an imposing appearance on the  hill.  There are now three parties in the  House at Victoria. On fair divisions the  government has 30 votes, Joe Martin 6  besides himself, and John Houston with  a big "I" stands alone. The government has informed him that they want  him no more at their caucuses, so he has  either to cast in his lot with ''Fighting  Joe" or constitute a third party.  If the K. <& S. Co. had allowed no  buildings on the north side of Reco ave.  and insisted on less crowding on tlie  south side, the chances for fire in the K.  & S. addition would be much diminished.  In any case now there should bo a ver>  wide street at the power house so that  in case of a fire in the lower annex it  will be easily confined to the one locality.  Public opinion is now decided that on  the flume is the proper place for a good,  wide street in Sandon. It is now in  fair shape for teams'down as far as John  Buckley's hotel, and the wide side walK  Mr. Harris has put in makes it the thoroughfare for the public as far as the  planing mill. The wide walk on south  side of Reco ave.will not, however,hasten  the end so many anxiously desire.  H. Byer ������  Jobbers and Retailers fn  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  and  *T' Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  ���������Oils, Waste, etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Traiix Automatic Ore Cars  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Slocan is likely to be incorporated.  The Grand Forks smelter will be blown  iu in a few days. 0  The Dundee mill at Ymir was destroyed last week.  There are'some very substantial build-,  ings on African avenue.  There are now 50 men at work on the  Lemon creek road and no more are required.  Richard Hutchinson, a deck hand, fell  off the Slocan on Tuesday morning and  was drowned.  ��������� See the notice in another column calling for tenders for the erection of the  new school building.  The Rossland rifle men beat their Nelson opponents at Rossland on Monday  last in a score of 797 to 746.  E. P. Bremner, New Denver, is credited with doing good work in the fishermen's strike on the Fraser river.  The Roman Catholics of Silverton  have erected a neat little church which  will be dedicated to St. Patrick to-morrow.  The war between Grand Forks and  Columbia is over, the townsite company  of Grand Forks having bought up the  townsite of Columbia at $150,000.  The heroic efforts of Silvertonians  saved their town from destruction by  bush fire last week. Will the Silvertonian say the mine managers were the  cause of the fire?  W. B. Mclnnes introduced a Bill in  the B. C. Legislature making employers  of outside laborers in time of strikes responsible for damages when they omit  telling the men when hiring that there  was a strike on.' Why not make employers responsible for shadows on the  moon? As a matter of fact the speaker  threw out the Bill as being in conflict  with higher law.  Lots For Sale.  I have 50 lots for sale in tho western extension of Stindou, at from ?20 to $50 each. Payments ?5 dosvn and $5 a week thereafter.  W. M. BRA.YTON.  Sandon, August 10th, 1900.  CHAS. LAMBERT  COltlUCIOP, AHB BUILDER,  SANDON, B. C.  Plans and estimates furnished.  Olflce and  shop near A. Crawford's blacksmith shop.  Dimension and Dressed Lumber  always on hand.. ,.  Sash, Doors, Moulding,.Turnings,  &c��������� at prices to suit the times.  Doors (five Pannels), first quality.  $1.75 and up; Sash Glass, 31.75  and up.  Joiners Supplies at the right  price.  Call and Inspect stock���������all Ho. 1.  o������t������ao*������������o>������������������*������oaooec*������������������������  ���������������  e  SALADATEA  A fine, pure,, dainty, tasting Ceylon production, put up in a  neat one-half and one pound packages. Having secured the agency  of this favorite brand of tea, we are prepared to recommend it to all,  feeling .assured that one trial will establish its superiority over all  other package teas for its delightful flavor and reasonable price.  OCDJth t_H 'E3E3S.  My blend'of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries.  t-I. .G-ieger^ioti  SANDON.  KASLO.  ainsworth:  W. J. ARMSTRONG l CO.  TAILORS  i?rADP\iPn iu ^ie t^r uew preii"ses  iiJQUJr JUil U\3    next to the planing mill. ���������  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO.  LIMITED.  MHId MACHINERY  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  BUYERS OF PRODUC^TTENTION  ��������� ������������������������������ ���������e������oo������o ������������������������������������<)��������������� o so see o  We have a large stock of oats and feed in all other lines, fresh  and cheap. A car of fresh vegetables to arrive early. Leave orders  now. , -   '���������  Fancy and staple groceries as usual.  Preserving jars and crockery in variety.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  HIDES AND DEER SKINS.,.,..  ship to ������������������"���������  McMillan fur;:& wool ca  ,     EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn.  Write   for   Our, Circular   and   See , the   Prices   we   Pay.  (IS  #5.  IP  ���������mi  ���������tV\  I  ' '������*  if]  sr, i  '���������$!'.  '���������if.1  m  I  ��������� '��������� f'l  %  W  m  I'.'i  ?l


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