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Array VOL. 5;���������NO. 27.'  SANDON; B.C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR;  A. k ' w  Ithelocal budget.!  mine is, shipping  The Mollie Gibson  ' regularly again.  The skating rink opened for the season on Tuesday evening.  Midnight Mass will be celebrated in  St. Joseph's church here on ChristmaB  eve.  J. G. McDonald, of McDonald & Ross,  left on Monday to visit his old home in  Prince Edward Island.  The Rev. Mr. Gilber, a Swedish missionary,- heldservice in the city on Sunday to a congregation of seven.  Clyde, son of Mr.O. V. White,-.of the  Slocan Star' mine, is now at McGill  college, Montreal, studying for the  profession of mining engineer.  As Christmas will have comeandgone  before the next issue of this paper, we  have only to adopt the time worn saying and wish all our readers a Merry  Christmas and a Happy New Year.  ��������� Whilst Ernie Crawford was sending  his mules "to grass" in the Okanagan  country, he-went out shooting one day  and bagged a line deer, which he sent  home to his parents as an Xmas box. ���������  There are over thirty members on the  roll of tho SandSn Curling Club. The  club .is free from debt and has a good  balance in the treasury. The different  ��������� rinks are practicing every evening in,  preparation for the coming bonspiel.  Mrs. Hammond and Miss Hammond,  who were visiting with Mrs. Gvo. B.  McDonald, Cody, went over to Nelson  on Monday where they will reside for  the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Dubois went  with them, and may spend most of the i  winter there.  The Socialistic Club in the city is  holding regular meetings and gaining in  ' numbers, bocialisnn is opposed to every  form of anarcby, confusion and destruction; and aims at correcting all wrongs  by the ballot, until eventually there  will be "one common brotherhood of  man from one end of tbe earth to the  other,-on the basis of common equality.  The Rev. and Mrs, Sanford, who were  visiting in tbe city for some days the  past week returned home on Tuesday  morning. On Sunday Mr. Sanford  preachedthe opening sermon in the new  church and $163 was raised in the collections. Mr; Sanford has always been  successful in collections. He was a popular preacher here and is equally'no in  Rossland, and his good lady wa9 always  a favorite.  The. Whitewater shipped 120 tons this  week.,'   ,' '  Sandon has 70 municipal voters and  Kaslo 495. ~v  P. E. Simpson.has joined tbe Canadian Mounted-Rifles.  /The Rambler's ore shipments went  85' tons for the week.  'The gbvernmeet is settling up some  of the Chapleau mine debts.  . Remember the school concerton Monday evening. Help the children to purchase a library.  The school children of Three Forks  are to have a Christmas tree Tuesday  evening, December 24th.  These arc some-of the quotations that  interest Slocanitee: Silver, 55.}������; American Boy,"5%, Rambler, 68c.  The. Goodenough paid a dividend of  one cent per share this month, arid will  pay another on January 15th.  Mrs. Garde and family have arrived  at the Payne, and the family are now  complete at the residence, near the  office.    ���������       >.  C. W. McAnn, of Kaslo, has been appointed judge of the courtof revision for  district. This is an excellent appointment.  Alex, Do-lds, manager of the Red Fox  mine, left lapt week for his old home in  Broadville, Ont., where he will spend  the winter.  Don't forget the benefit ball .in the  Miners' union hall on Christmas night.  The season calls? for all to be'merry,';  the object is laudable.  City Council.  The class of smelter Mr. Stewart,  poses to erect at Kaslo is one that  operate without fluxes.   Such an one  would be much the best for this district.  pro-  will  E.Davis, foreman at the Reco mine,  had a close call the other day. In climbing the ladder in one of the stopes he  slipped and fell a distance of about 20  feet, landing on some timbers. He received a couple of ugly gashes that were  . speedily"fixed up" by some handy one  at the mine, and went to work shortly  after. Had it not been for the limbers  thatcanght him he would probably have  fallen 200 feet, when the consequences  may be imagined.  A grand Christmas concert under the  auspices of the pupils of Sandon public  school will be held in the Minerp' union  hall, on Monday evening, Dec. 23rd. An,  excellent programme has been prepared  consisting of the latest choruses, drills,  recitations,' readings,   dialogues, . tableaux, pantpmines, etc.   A   first  class  entertainment is assured, and the public are cordially asked to patronize this  concert   and    thereby  encourage  the  children.   The proceeds will be devoted  to establishing a library for the school.  They have at length reached the ledge  in the long crosscnt at the Last Chance,  and it contains a moderate amount of  ore. Drifting on the ledge will now be  the order for some time,  A series of 2S eames are going on at  the curling rink between rinks of the  president and vice-president of the club.  So far tbe president is in the lead with  prospects bright for victory.  Secure your.Xmas photos now from  R. H. Trueman. Pie will be in his  studio on Christmas day and Thursday  following.. A .choice number of .folio  views of Slocan and B. C. Scenery  alwavso.n hand.  Met Monday evening; present���������The  Mayor in the chair, and Aids. Cunning,  Jalland and Cameron.  Cameron���������Jalland���������That a communication re packers to South Africa be  received and advertised.���������Carried. ���������  A communication from Sec. Fagan of  the Provincial Board of Health with  reference to tuberculosis was ordered  filed by Jalland and Cameron.  A petition of E..F. McQueen and  others asking repairs to the flume on lot  8, block 6, was referred to Boaid of  Works by Jalland and Cunning.  The Mayor vetoed resolution, of council reappointment of Clerk.-Lyons as  police magistrate, and action on same  was deferred touiext regular meeting  on motion of Cunning and Cameron.  A communication' from Registrar  Lucas notifying the council-, that the  next sitting of the County Court will be  held in Kaslo on the 27th was read. AtI  this sitting the case of D..J. McLaugh-  lan against the corporation���������a lien for  cost of painting���������will come up.  On motion of Jalland���������Cunning���������  Clerk Lyons , waa appointed returning  officer for.the forthcoming municipal  elections.  A communication from W. Foxall enquiring about Sandon as a location for a  photographer was read.  On motion $450 interest on debentures and a loan from Bank of Montreal  were ordered paid.  Council adjourned.  Resolution Passed, by Kaslo Board of  Trade, Dee. 13,1901.  - Whereas the province of British Columbia is represented in the Parliament  of Canada by six,members of the House  of Commons and three Senators; and  whereas the. population of Kootenay  and Yale, shown by, the recent census,  is about one-third of the population.of  the whole province, and of the nine  members of bpth Commons and Senate  only one is resident in the southern interior of British Columbia where the  business interests are diverse from those  of every other part of Canada.  Be it resolved that this Board respectfully submits that in the event of a vacancy occurring in the Senate representation of British Columbia such  vacancy should, as a matter of fair representation by population, and interest, be filled by calling to the Senate a.  resident of this mining district, familar  with its requirements.  New Zine Combine.  of  re-  Xmas rates on the K. & S.. tickets  will be sold on Dec. 23rd to 25th. inclusive good till January 3rd, nnd for New  Years tickets will be fold Dec. 30th to  Jan. 1st inclusive good till Jan. 3rd, at  a rate of a fare and one-third for round  trip.  On Monday last Mr. Garde, manager  of the Payne mine, sent a cheque for  $242 to Louis Miller,, who was hurt'in  the accident at the Payne a couple of  weeks ago. and is now in the hospital at  Spokane, $100 of which was giyen by  the company, and the balance by  employes at the mine. Milter is  recovering rapidly, but we understand  he has lost the sight of'.one eye.  The people of Slocan City are in  ecstacies of delight over what is reported  to be one oi the biggest strikes, if,not  the biggest, ever made in the Slocan.  Tn the Ottawa on Springer creek, Tom  Mrilvey and W. Clements, tbe owners,'  struck a good ledge of 3,000 ounces of  silver. If the ledee turns out to be one  of magnitude it will make all belonging  to the mine millionaires. Mnlvey,  King, Taylor and Johnpnn have the  property under bond. The ore waB  reached in a 250-foot tunnel.  The  zinc smelter- combination,  whicti'a great deal has been' said  cently, seems  to  have assumed some  definite form, and recent publications  put the amount of capital   stock to be  issued at $50,000,000, and  name a number of the plants which are probably to  be taken into the new concern. .If these  statements are correct the, combination  will hardly be a factor to be seriously  considered.   Tbe amount of capitalization named is entirely too great for any  such   concern   to carry, and it will be  overloaded at the outset with a number  of old  and  semi-obsolute  plants purchased at  figures  far above their real  value.   In fact, in the list given out to  the press there very few smelting.plants  which are now in good condition and up  to date, and unless the organization is  very much changed from present plans,  it does not look as though  it would be  able to compete with the modern plants  in the Kansas natural gas region, for instance, or with a number of others which  could be named.   The better works included in the proposed combination are  not not large enough to overbalance the  dead material which will have to be carried.   The E. A.M. Journal h inclined  to  think  that  the consolidation will  hardly go through in its present foini.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon, for the week were:  Mine.      , Tons.  Slocan Star 261  Reco :  66  Last Chance....' :  44  Ivanhoe  40  Goodenough...' '.. 22  Last Chance '.'... 20  Total,  487  An accident.occurred at the Snowshoe  mine near Phoenix the other da.y, very  siniilar to that which occurred at the  Payne, in which Miller was' hurt". The  results at the Snowshoe were also, similar���������one Signsted had his eyes nearly  blown out and another man had a wrist  broken.  Fop Xmas Presents.  Now for tbe holidays. We are now  receiving decidedly the best assortment  of toys, fancy goods, &c, for the holiday trade ever opened in Sandon, and  all very cheap. We are selling all goods  left over from last season .at cost, and  tbe new goods are marked very low.  We know times are hard and- money is  scarco, so the idea is to make tbe dollar  go as far as possible, and it will go farther in our store than at any place in  the Kootenay country in the toy, and  fancy goods line. Please Bear this in  mind parents and others who have to  buy, Cliffe's booksfcoie is this year the  headquarters in the Slocan for holiday  presents.  At a labor meeting in New York on  Tuesday, steps were taken between the  labor element of the States and" capital  interests, to settle all future disputes by  an amicable arbitration and prevent for  the future strikes and lock-touts.' It  will be a godsend to the country i,f tliev  develop plans that will prove 'effectual.  Remember the  School  Concert  The Toronto Mail and Empire has  published an interesting edition containing the story of Christmas in the  English,. French, Danipb. Gaelic, Norwegian, Cree Indian, Polish, German,  Galacian, Italian and Russian languages, as some of the tongues spoken in  Canada. It might have gone farther  and given other Indian dialects, Japan-  epe, Chinpse, Hebrew, Icelandic, Swedish and Paystreak, the latter being entirely distinct from all others.  Evening,'  December 23rd.  Tickets ���������./   -       50 cents,  WSMMIM^  tnuKO<!.a/ai.vuKv. LIFE A BOBDH.  RICHES II THE PEAT BOGS  THE   CONDITION"   OP   MR. GAR---IMPORTANT INVENTION   BY  DINER,  SMITH'S FALLS. GERMAN SCIENTIST.  He   Spent Miserable     Days      and1 ,,.���������.,'' _     -,      ���������,.,,  ���������  Sleepless    -Nights-Hands,     Feet.' Artificial Gutta-Percha Will.Serve  and Limbs Stiff and Swollen. -  From , the    Record, Smith's     Falls,  ���������   Ont.  :���������  'There is wonderful talk about Dr.  in the Insulation of Ocean  Cables.  industry, and to the invention of  machinery which promises to convert  jthe bogs of Ireland into property  & 'more valuable than the Bulgarian oil  fields and create a revolution in the  fuel markets of Europe. ��������� Mechanical  ingenuity has devised a process by  which the moisture of raw peat can  bo expelled in a moment, and the  grass fibres of which it is composed  pressed into bricks, which contain  greater caloric properties than  coal,  A German scientist has recently de- .-     Q       peU.oIeum*   They burn with I ?"lllt".out' ,b"t }*l*    ^f  isMi ,, ,>iPtlind nf iiviiuiiactur nsr ar-i     ..-- ���������,���������..\   ���������     *i_     .  ,    cruelty and hard-heartedness  Williams' Pink Pills, why don't you'���������ed " ������fhod ������J ^"^a^and ia bl'illiaut <latne-  -vicld  +���������.. .i_,v, o.-- tihcial  gutta-percha  irom  peat,   ana   .     f   .,_��������������������������� ,..,���������.���������,.���������m snnt  try them ?  - These words were addressed to Mr  Andrew Gardiner, of Smith's    Falls  bv     a    friend when  gutta-percha  irom  peat,  if it turns out to be what is claimed  it will simplify one of the    greatest  an intense  heat, are free from soot, sulphur'and  gases and are entirely clean.  A plant for working the peat beds  of  Germany has already    shown  its  he wis inThe  Problems in electricity,    the    insiila-  dcptiis  of despondency regarding his  f^01,  yf��������� tn- guttapercha is*" the  ab^ly to turn out 300  tons of fuel I    "Like" all    the other generals,  >nly substance which has been found   ��������������� day at a cost of about    SI a ton, , was always verj  physical   condition.   For  three   years  only  KITCHENER  HAS   HUMANITY.  He Is Good to Colonials and Has  Sympathy for the Regulars.  I have had a talk - with a young  New Zealander, who has served for '  the past IS months in South Africa,  and I asked him what he thought of  Kitchener^ writes a correspondent.  /"Well," said he, "he's a soldier out  and    "out,   but  the     stories     of l-.i.s'  are   all  stuff. He wants work done; and  means to have it done, and in his  own way, too ; but once that's settled he is as good to his men as any  i of the generals.  he  y good to us colonials  a  and  it  is  said  that this  compressed ; though he worked us hard.   He Knew  the swelling and.     the creepy sensa- successful.    The price of gutla percha  tion all gone.   He attributes it     allN has  beon advanced  considerably     by  properties.     At   present   in   Ireland,   saddle, he     will hurry off,  after     a  Germany, .Russia aud the Scandinav-   hasty meal, and go from bed to bed  Dr.  Williams'  to the   use of  pills-.  Mr.  year  resident  heard  improvement  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills the    Record ��������� world's    economy,  sent a reporter to  ascertain  the ex-'"found   in    almost  Pinl-   the demands of the manufacturers of  ian    countries    peat is dried  in  the   inquiring into each man's  case,  and  golf balls, which, 1 am told, has al-  Slin- wl|ich is ��������������� ^B and tedious pro- j       ASKING HOW    HE FARES.  for    peat can be  every country on  act truth and Mr. Gardiner told him  the    globe in quantities    almost unsubstantially what is related  above,   limited.     There  are  3,000,000  acres  He said that be tried a number    of  in    Ireland,    2,500,000 in Scotland,  doctors���������as good  doctors     ag  there and .even  more  in  Germany,  Russia  were in the countr  lief.   He was giv  that the trouble  circulation of tlie  did     him any good.   He could  wear boots his feet were so swollen,  and when he tried to walk his     legs  felt like sticks.   Finally he was     induced    to  give      Dr.  Williams'   Pink  CUT OUT OF THE GROUND.  The briquettes, or bricks, of peat  and lignite, sell in Berlin for from  $2  to  ������2.75  per  thousand,   which  is  machine than a hungry, discontented  man. But he can be sympathetic,  too.  "While I was in Pretoria I heard a  story which shows this. His troops  were somewhere    south of Johannes-  s  nd'  the  with  tposts,  . - English    regular���������quite a bov���������  no coal it is    rapidly    assuming    a pcat)  out by a process    recently in-   was found sitting on a hillock   fast'  large value. ���������  . Experiments  with  li- vented  by Engineer Staubcr  of  this, asleep.-The     officer    of    the guard  ,ot  omy, and in countries where there is  ]lus Dcen Lo expel the moisture of the   an  quid fuel in .Germany.  Russia, Swit-  cuyr the turf is pulverized, the water  ���������P;11-  ,  +���������. ,     ct   ���������    ,     .    , ,    .zcrland, Italy,-Sweden and elsewhere expelled by pressure, the dust is pas-  Sd   hnt    L ������������t ������������t������X+ b,0xeS- he  have not  been  entirely    satisfactory sed  tlirough cleansers and then, pros-  much rtte?dHe0tde"eerm5nedhto S "om **" ec������nomkal    ��������������������� ������f ^  sed inLo bricks ^ *u*���������tlc ���������<*'������  taking them but was persuaded     to  continue them for a little while longer.   When he had taken ten boxes he  was  greatly improved  arid  when  he  had taken twelve boxes he was     so  well that he did not need any more  It' is  several  months  siree  he     has  taken them and he has had no     return of the trouble.   When the reporter saw him he was wearing his ordinary boots, and he said!  get     into  and  out of  (, well as any man of his  country. ,  Dr. Williams' Pink Pi'lls are the H,f ������f 4 P^������\eum in the, Balkan , Emjlish coal costs $7 a ton for Ul0  friend of the weak and ruling. Thev fc,tates- ���������** very little has been done best qualily. the nativc e0.Ll from S5  surpass all other medicines in their tow*rd th? development oi the do- to S6i50j accor(,illff to qlla,ity> an(l  tonic, strengthening qualities, and p09lLs' and there ls "������ i.mmcdiaic the briqueLtcs from go Lo $o75 a  make    weak and despondent    people prospect    oi ^competition irom that  lon.  shook him. and the poor chap started up,  rubbed his     eyes in a dazed  way    and     stared about     him.   But  when ho caught sight of Kitchener's  While    the    use    of     petroleum  ior cry.    The briquettes are    not    only .-face  lie  waked     up   in   real  earnest,  steaming purposes has its advantag- cheaper     than  coal,   but  very  much' But he was too scared even to salute  es.  being, smokeless,   always    ready,  easier to handle.    It is believed that   he simply stared at him.   J suppose  and a quick heater,  the price is yet their use will soon    become general,   he thought lie would be shot,  too high to permit it to come    into  not only for domestic purposes    but I    "The oflicer took down  his     name  common  use for manufacturing pur- for small manufactories     also,     and ' and number,  the new man took   -his  poses.    Coal'is cheaper.      Even the  large    quantities may be shipped to   place,  mid he was ordered  to report  railway    between    the  producers  in  Switzerland,  Italy and    other  conn-  himself next morning.   It must have  Southern   Russia  and   the  Standard  tries where the fuel problem is also   been     an ugly    walk for him behind  Oil company    has    not brought the  serious.    In 1(J00 the people of Ber-  Kitchener as they visited the    otliei  peopl  bright,    active  and  healt;hy.      These  pills are sold by dealers in medicine,  or can be had. post paid, at 50 cents  per box,  or six boxes  addressing  the  Dr.  cine Co.. Brockville  quarter. A German syndicate which  lias its headquarters in Berlin obtained, or supposed it had obtained  The following , dialogue is said to  :es far S2.50. by an ������puon upon the Roumanian and llave beoa 0^.^.4 recontiv betwcon l'*"��������� as ,to lI  Williams' Medi- Bulgarian . oil fields, but when the a maiTied couple on thoir'travels:- ^ "tllowed tro  ,  Ont. '      .politicians     and     officials     01  those:    ..^    ^       are comfortable in   duty' or' hc w  FRANCE AND GERMANY.  Field-Marshal Walders'ee has summed up the result of 700 years oi  righting between France and Germany. Tho-rivul nations are quits,  if figures prove anything. The Germans have killed or wounded 1,100,-  520 Frenchmen, and the French 1,-  057, 730 Germans. The French have  gained 235 victories ovet the Germans and the Germans 240 over the  i'Yencli. Waldersee thinks tlie extra  German victories may be accounted  for by the fact that the French have  nearly always fought single-handed,  while the Germans have had from  two to three allies.  1 countries    discovered    or    suspected ��������� tjiat  corner?  ��������� that it was acting in the interestsv"of ! dear "       "Sure  the Standard Oil Company they can- j roorn  for  1 celled the    option    and    raised    the  sleep in tho 4S hours before his forbidden nap, and had on'y recently  come out of hospital, Lord Kitchener was quite sympathetic, told him  to bo off and think no more abouf  it, and subsequently sent for and  severely reprimanded the responsible  officer, and told him to be careful in  the condition in which  ops to go on outpost  ould hear of it.  'Quite,  thank you,  there's     plenty   of  .    ._.   your  feet?"     "Quite sure,  option    ana    raised    the  ]ovc/>       ..Aud no co!d air from tl Mistress���������"Didn't     the  ladies   who  terms so high that negotiations werojwindow  by yom. ear?������     ..QuRo cer_   cnllcd ]eavo ,U1V cards?-      Bridget-  PROMPaLY ABANDONED. tain, darling."  . . | "They wanted to, ma'am; but 1 told  All    this-' gives additional import-      "Then, my dear, I'll change places j them you had plenty df your    own,  ance to the development of the peat   with you." laud bettor, too."  AN AMENDMENT.  "Undt he suy it is a good mo'ddo  to dake gare ohf der bennies undt  Uer tollars, vill dake gare ohf dem-  selves." ,  "Veil, dot's so  !"  ."Yea ;  but    I sny    it Is a petter  rnoddo    to dake gare ohf der assets  undt let der litipilities dake gare ohf  demselves I"  Consumption is worst in tho Strand  district of London, where the deaths  from this disease are '136 in every  100,000 yearly. The rate for Great  Britain is 140 p.er 100.000.  Irritability, Sleeplessness, Feelingrs of Lassitude and Depression, Weakness  and Irregularity of th������ Bodily Organs.  These are the symptoms which point to a depleted nervous system. They tell of thin, weak, watery  blood; of wasting vitality and lack of energy and ambition.' They warn you that nervous prostration, locomotor ataxia,, paralysis and even insanity are possibilities of the future.  It is folly to neglect nervous diseases, folly to suppose that they will  disappear of their    own accord,  and  still greater folly to deaden and destroy the nerves by the use of poisonous narcotics.    It is a serious mat-,  ter,to trifle"with.the nerves.    It is a question of life and death.  Mrs. Henry Clarke, Port Hope, Ont., states:���������"I have used seven boxes of Dr.Chase's Nerve Food for nervousness and a completely��������� run down system, and can heartily recommend it as a wonderfully effective treatment. .Beforeusing this remedy I had been in very poor health for some .months. I seemed to have no energy or ambition,  felt tired and listless most of the time, and could scarcely drag myself about the house. I was weak, irritable and nervous, could not sleep well, and felt discouraged about my health. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food has  taken away these sy2upto.f:.\s and given back my usual health and vigor,   consequently I endorse'it fully."  ' ��������� ������������������-,.*������������������ -��������� ,  .   ' I    ' ��������� ��������� , 's   -'-.'-,��������� -1 ' '     ��������� : -  Fills the -ahrivelled arteries with new rich blood, strengthens and revitalizes the nerves by forming net?  nerve force and gradually and thoroughly overcomes disease and weakness. It forms new healthy tissue's  and gives a well rounded form and clear, healthy complexion tp all who use it. .50 cts. a box 6 doxus lo:'  g2,50.    At all dealers.- -;?r *T������l*mBSk'K������i0 Bates'fo Co? Toronto.  tiawmwwieimM  BHJIIBU!B(IWHJU'l������lll  BWMM^UMW'WBWt*IIWJi*****UWUW1WUli^^  ^������������������W.J**JJt^Wlt*i,^^>!MgUT; ������i.a������tt������i������iaps*B������'r''"*^'IMgab3i)B^^  TT1W',fTB^riVjl'ffllJ7"m"m"1*r1fc''W^''"-"^^  I'i  sisraiaiSoaisfSBfSiisnaiarSiiasii^^  is  %  pi  13  e  El  -     I. ���������  People think I'm no end-of a Johnny, but I'm not.- I once did a'ready  Ciever thing. 1 admit that she made  me ; but some fellows never do a  clever thing at all. Nobouy could  make them.  To begin with myself, I'm..Lord  Charles Manson, and I'm pretty well  off. lhe governor tied my money up  till 1 was twenty-five. When a fellow  gets as old as that he begins to  grow sensible, if he's ever going to  be. Hawke and Solomon thought 1  wasn't.  They,may have had some grounds  for     their     suspicion.      When     they  / showed- me the draft prospectus     of  "The     Koyal'-Iceland     Gold Mining  Company,      Limited,"  I -don't mind  ��������� owning     that I thought it wuh     a  really good     thing.   The prospectus  said it was, .and print looks so convincing.   There were a lot of figures,  showing"    how much ice you melted,  how    much gold you got,  what     it  cost,   and what  was  profit--50     per  -cent. 1 think the pro/it was.    ft looked     such     a nice     company that I  thought I'd like to have a cut in.  "H'm !" I said. "I suppose the  shares will all be snapped up ? 'Pon,  my word, 1 "  "My dear fellow," said Hawke,  "if  you would like "  "Of course'I should," I said.  "Then leave it to me."  "We'll    seo     you     through," said  Solomon.    "Mow many shares do you  want ?"  "Well," I said, "-1 couldn't draw,  more than ������10,000 without letting  old Vauce know, and he'd be sure to  go to my mother, and make a fuss."  Vance is our solicitor. "So I can't  havo more then 10,000." They were  ������1 apiece.  "My dear boy," said Solly, "you  shall have them. In a month they'll  bo up to ������2.' and then you can sell  out."  Afterwards they altered the prospectus a bit, and put me in as chairman. I didn't see the use ; but they  explained it was on account of my  being a lord, and well known as a  cricketer.  "I can't make speeches." I pointed  out, "or do much of the management."  "Not     at    all," Hawke promised,  "Solly and I ai-e the managing    dire, tors.   Of course,  wc shall be glad  of your advice at all times."  "What shall 1 do first, then V" 1  asked. "The chairman ought to have  a voice in the concern ?"  "Oh���������er���������certainly," said Hawke.  "Come round the offices with us this  afternoon, and see the staff. Perhaps  you can suggest some improvements."  We went to the offices accordingly.  When we entered the clerks' room,  Hawke said : "This is Lord Charles  Manson, our chairman." They all '  stood up. It made me feci cteuccd  awkward. However. I professed to  be very-'interested in the work, and  asked them all what they did. They  seemed to do everything so well that  I "couldn't for the life of me see anything to improve.  Then'we went into another room,  where there was a very nice young  lady in a very neat blouse. She had  one of those pretty Irish faces���������half  innocent, half saucy���������and she made  a dainty little  bow..  "This is Miss Keilly, our typewriter," they said.  "Pray don't let me disturb you," I  said.   ."It's���������er���������a very fine day."  ���������"Well,'.' said Solomon, "for the  mpme'nt ���������"   ,  "Do-,you mind mv asking vou, Miss  Reill'y- ?".  /'Certainly, not, my lord. Twenty-  five shillings a week."  "Really," I said firmly, "this  seems' a matter in which some improvement might  be made."  '���������"Of-., course," said Hawke-r-"of  course. ' I'd no idea that it was so  little'."     -��������� V  ,  "Shall ��������� we'   say 30s ?"   Solomon  asked ,m<\ ���������   . j  ' '.'Thirty-five shillings," I suggested.  "I, will, instruct the cashier- at  once,"-,Hawke promised. "You will  find his lordship always ready to appreciate good work, Miss Keilly."  . "ShcTlooked so pleased, nnd shanked me-so 'prettily, that J" was sorry  -1 hadn't-said a couple of pounds. It  seemed a jolly shami; that such a  nice .girl should have to typewrite.  1 went in' once or twice afterwards to  see that-she -had her rise all right,  and talked to her. She was an officer's daughter ; but her father was  dead', "and her ."mother was an invalid  so slie .had to work.  One afternoon 1 was having a stroll  in the Park before dinner, when she  happened to come along. I'd heard  her say that she went home that  way. I was .wondering whether she  would object to my walking-with  her,' when she suddenly stopped.  "May-1 have n few words with you,  my lord ?"she asked.  ���������   "As'many as you like," I said.  ' ."You  are     an      honorable  gentleman ?"'-   --  "Well," I said, "I hope so."  "I rely upon your not mentioning  what 1 am- going to say. I can't afford to lose' my place "  "You may entirely rely, upon me,"  reassured her. She hesitated a mo-  jnenVvSjtudying her tiny shoes.  "I dririH, think you are aware,  said at last';v,"that  only a paper ohc."  "Why"," I ejaculated, "the prospectus���������r-" She laughed so suddenly that I laughed, too.  "The prospectus ! Surely you  don't mean    that ?"  T asked her to  tion made my 'offence worse.! v  We.-.arranged Wat-she was to let  me know whan to t'Stl'-viy broker's to  sell. We wore just sh'alhng hands for  good-bye, when 1 had an idea.  "I say, Miss Keilly,"' E said, "U 1  get rid of my shares to Hawke and  Solomon, won't they.',sell theni ?^o  some poor wretches.-_whb can't afford  the loss as well a-s I can ?".  "You  can't .   help  that," she  swercd slowly: ,.  "By Jove, I can !"  "You  promised to  do what ������1  you."  "I'd  do almost anything you  nit���������jump into Lhc*. water, or-  "Probably you can swim,"  marked  sarcastically.    ��������� /  "Yc-cs.   Well, into', the fire,  burn !" _       . ",' '    ���������  "Don't be so silly, !-:. J beg . your  pardon, my lord. But rcaUv ������������������you  arc " ; "  "A bit of a fool,",'I said regretfully ; "but. I hope, as you Kaid,' an  honorable one."  "I know what you can do," -she  said, with sudden, animation. "As  soon as you've sold them your shares  send a. notice to the papers that you  have .severed your connection with  the company." .'  "Miss     Keilly," T said,  "you  splendid !" !  During     the     next week.*,! met  every  day.   Sho said it wasn't,  ccssary  to meet so  often.', but I  sisted that I,was sure to "clothing     silly if we didn't.;\Sh  an-  told  told  she re-  I   can  II BED HBJS ISAM -  THE    HAPPY     ENDING     OF A  VERY SERIOUS AND '."PAUST-    "  .   FUL CASE. '  Mis.. Hughes Was-Very 111���������Bloat-'  ed and in Constant Misery, 'Sho*-'-'  Suffered for Four Years Before  ���������' .She Used Dodd's Kidney Pills-  She is Now Well and Happy.  Morlcy, Ont., Nov. 25 (Special).--  Nclson Leflar,'Justice or the Peace  of this place, vouches for the truth  of the following interesting; story,  told by Mrs. Tho.". Hughes.        " ^ : '''���������-������������������.  Verification,   'however,  will notr.'be.L  necessary to  those who     know'. Mr.-.."-. ���������  Hughes,  as  that lady  is  one, of the  most     highly   respected   rosiduius. of  Grey County.    Mrs. Hughes says:--  "1 was-a great suncrer for four  years. 1 was treated by f.our doctors and a. specialist .from the United States. I tried nearly every kind  of modicine 1 could hear of, but.''  none seemed to do ^ne any good.  "I'   y,  years,  column,  .i cross  ni "  had  bed for.nearly three  'as  I  in  my head,  over  my     back,  throng  pains  .1  up  sne  your company is  arc  her  nc-  in-  ,'som'.1-  i S'^-'e  me a lot of directions^ and' i carried  them out to tho letter:, li I had  been a regular Johnny/I couldn't  have done that, you--know. Finally  1 sold all the .shares "to Hawke and  Solomon, through their various  brokers, gaining about ������7,000 over  the transaction. Then I sent my letter to tho papers. When st appeared  next morning I. laughed till J nearly  choked myself.  After     brnakl'ast 1  went'-round    to I  the ollice to give Hawke iind Solly���������  or both,  if they likcd^-n, 'chance    to  my head.   Tuey  my  spinal  my eyt-vv '  ,i  my  leit.  and    occasionally in my right  time, I  i  sit down.  "I suppose you    mean  there isn't  much, gold ?"  . "There..isn't any  will be anv gold,  gold.   There never  The company is a  mere device to get tho money of foolish people. Of course, you probably  won't "believe me ; but "  "No one could help believing you,"  ?- assured .her. ".But,I thought  Hawke and " Solomon were too  sharp "  "They are.   Much ,too sharp."  "Umph !" I didn't know what to  say. Fortunately the man who collects, the pence for the chairs made a  diversion. She wanted to pay for  hers, but couldn't find  time, luckily.  "They've taken a lot  her pocket in  of shares," I  demurred.  '"They, with a few of their friends,  and you, hold them prgctically alL."  "Then they'll lose their money."  "Scarcely, as they paid themselves  for the shares.   Shall 1 tell you what  they will do ?"  'Tlease:   You're awfully good."  "They have just given instructions  to brokers to buy    largely, knowing  that there is practically not one    to  soil.   When they have bought, a   few  shares     ;-.', high ������������������ree-s. people    will  think that there is a fortune.in   the!  company. :They     will  see that   ' itsj  chairman is a gentleman of position, j  with a reputation as an honest Eng-'  lish sportsman."   I bowed not knowing what     else to do.    "So Hawke,  Solomon and Co. 'will gradually dispose'of-their shares, and you and tho  new shareholders will be left with an  It i utterly worthless concern."  punch my head. They ��������� hadn't arrived, ko I went in and sat on Miss  JU'illy's table, and told'her she muse  share the profits ; but she Wouldn't.  Presently they came in.    .,,'  "Oh ,!" sneered ITawkc. ./'Here is  the pretty dear who has sold us.  Mind .she doesn't sell  you'a     worso  one, you mean, underhanded "  ./'That's enough." 1 said, getting  up. -  "Wo shall not require Miss Koilly  any more," said Solomon suavely,  "now that her dear .friend'the chairman has' left us."  "Put. on your hat, Miss-'Keilly," I  riiiectcd ; and she obeyed .without- a  word. ,/.  "N'o doubt," said Hawke. with an  evil grin, "his lordship will provide  more pleasant occupation^���������"  I knew he'd beat" me in/argument,  so I knocked him down, $1-would  have knocked Solomon do^ugtoo, but  ho bolted. So she and I^went. out  together. '      '      '  On the quiet landing halMvay down  J put my arm round her,' and- told  her she'd have to marry mo.. She  tried to push me away: but,, of  course, she couldn't, so she sobbed  on my shoulder instead. T'm ' not  going to tell you all 1 said. ' The  jlnng and short of it was she wouldn't-  ' have me.  Yes, she did love me, muco I'Was  so cruel as to mako her tall. That  was just why !-he wouldn't marry  me. She would let mc' help- her out  of my profits,v. perhaps, for her  mother's sake, till she hail found an-  sidc,  side.  "For threo nights at.  would never clo.v������j my eye.-; in sleep.  1 was terribly bloated, so that I  could not sit, up or walk. My.agu  was forty-one when I was takwi sick.  "f have taken' in ail fourteen boxes  of Dodd's Kidney Pills, and now I  I am strong, and able to dp as  good a day's work as I havciWer  been. ��������� The doctors said 1 / had  flheumatism. They said that nothing could be done for ine.  "I was not able to eat anything,  only corn starch or soup of some  kind. My weight had increased from  112 to 147 pounds. I am now down  lo my normal weight again. 1 can  never say enough for Dodd's Kidney  Pills, for I am sati'nliod tha.t--th.ey  saved my life."  There arc many ladies .suffering as  Mrs. Hughes did, although but few  may bo as low as $hv was. , .   ..  Deranged Kidneys arc respoasi^i?  for almost all'tho trouble 'that fcoiiies  to women in middle life, and no 'woman can afford to be careless, ;ffliai  her kidneys are ia any way threat-' ���������  ened.  What cured Sirs. Hughes of this  very bad case,  will cure any case/"--  Dodd's Kidney    Pills, are the-only  ! remedy that over cured Bright's Disease,    Diabetes, or Dropsy, and-,1 hey  have never failed.' ��������� '.  *  ' '  ed cheeks nnd u plucky little attempt at a smile, My mother kissed  her. ' '  "I have come to sec my clever little daughter that is to be." she sai'd.  And Lucy jumped at her, and put her  head on her shoulder, and. crieci���������by  she did cry ! *  form a company of our own-  and if she is managing director,'  chairman. It'.bi a very 1:������������������i������tetl  company--made up of hc������r and me,���������  London Answers.  Jove  We  now,  I am  NEW  of  as a matter  . she . as-  was,  like  typewrit-  I've  it or  was a beastly day,  fact.    ���������  ."It is finer than it  sented.  "Ei'���������how  do      you  ing ?" .  '."It is my living, my lord  hardly thought whether I like  not." ''-���������'���������  "Miss Keilly docs her work admirably," Hawke informed me.  "Then," I said,  "I hope she's well  paid."  "Certainly,"     said     Hawke���������"cer-  jainly !"  "What���������er���������salary does Miss Keilly  get ?:" I demanded.  ������������������"Umph/!"-    said       Hawke.     "I  ������.U.C.Ur���������-���������."     Iff,,   JnoWftd   ot   SS������������Inmt\������\..  "I've evidently been a precious  foot! I don't see what 1 can do  nowl"--./  ' "Don't you. I do. When they havo  given sufficient orders to buy largely, sell them.your shares." I laughed aloud.  "Upon my word. Miss Keilly." T  said, "yo.u are as clever as you are���������  er���������pretty,"  "Oh/no-!" she said, with a blush.'  "Well," I admitted, "perhaps ;not  so exceedingly clever as that "  "I didn't moan that at all," she  said./"You���������you really shouldn't,  my lord."  "Please ..don't be ���������offended." I implored, "because I meant it���������both  t.hino-R."   Sb������ cur.olainerl    that ixitan-  othcr place, if I meant what I said  about. throwing the .money, away  otherwise.   ~ ������������������'���������'  When,.! got homo my Uncic' John,  who has the brains of the family,  was with my"mother, and I told him  the whole story. -I thought there  woi-ld be an awfi:l ./ rniy, but thero  wasn't'. . ��������� / -N,  "You want- someone to/tabe care  of you," said Uncle John grimly.  My mother, dropped a few tears '/'in  her lap before she spoke.'  /���������"Is sho a lady, Charlie ?" she  asked. :  -,   /  I assured her' that she was an  angel just dropped down from heaven.   Then Uncle John laughed;'  "He might do'worse, Frances," he  said. "She's brought him a dowry  already."  "And he loves her," said my  mother; softly. ���������'  My mother and I . went round to  Luoyls lodgings 'that., afternoon. She  .������.>������ V������i������i to ������&:'et us'with flush'  EViLUtOiDEKY COTTONS'  Deautiful cottons are to be had  now for nuedlcwork, and their popularity is likely to increasu ' becausu  they aro practical. Linens cmbroidr  er-ed with them can be sent to the  household wash if the laundressLs  known to be careful. A kind much/  like filo-sollo in tc.S'tun: is ospecially  easy to manage. Like lilo-selh;,  these are dull in Jinish and are coifc-  . posed of six sit rands to a. thread.  This   thread  should  bo  divided     and  .three strands carried in the needle hi  ordinary  work.  j 'Thessi cottons can be had in all  colors and rca:a bo ,used in almost  any method  of    embroidery. The.-  blues are particularly good, and one.  loi  the prettiest, ways to work them.  'on old bleach linen is in the honeycomb stitch.    A design suited to this  I stitch   is  essential,     one ���������. presenting  ' considerable . surface being best,; Oakv  leaves ' come    out especially well;'its  the stitch scums to suggest-their  veining.  net;"'  Two gallons of water in every 10,-  000    used    in    London  ;come frew"  ��������� ponds  ��������� 5.44S  from the Thames.  mmmtmsmmmmmmMmmmm ::'' THE MINING R������VI$yZ���������Saturday, December 21,1901,     ' '-'"  The Mining Review.  -SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1901.  THE BOD WELL BOOM.  Out in Victoria just now  there is a  little Bodwell boom, a sort of "tempest  iii   a   tea   pot"   as   it  were. ��������� Premier  Dunsmuir.   has   before  now   told the  people of that city that  Victoria waa  not the whole of British Columbia, and.  for  that offending he must  be put to  death,   and    Bodwell    placed    in   his'  administrative shoes.   It" may not here  be out of place to inform the Victorians,  that the whole of British Columbia cannot  aee Mr. Dunsmuir's   offending as  they   do,    nor   -in Mr.   Bodwell   the  great  6avior of the country that they j foiTli  see.   They, stole a march on  the rest of   pKvcjriahs prescribe it.  the   country   in  having    the   capital \.      -'  THE    ESQUIMO  ������������������ The Esquimo eats blubber.  The lumbermen eat pork.  These people are constantly  sxposed to cold and physical  strain. Experience has taught  them that fatty foods give  warmth  and   nourishment.  For those who have cold  and thin bodies, or are threatened with consumption or any  wasting disease, there is no fat  in so digestible and palatable a  as ' Scott's    Emulsion.  date the entire railway system of the  province as. one huge monoply. Are  ���������the people of the province going to elect  Bodwell &, Co. and rivet this huge'  octopus around their necks for.-nil time  to come? The matter res'ts'with them-  eelves alone.  MMHIWi'MBHBB^^  JEWELRY  anchored at Victoria, where nature  never designed it to be, and parliament  buildings at a cost of four times what  they should have cost. All along the  line it is pure selfishness ��������� and grab with  them", and if the province refuses  longer to second their efforts, they must  only come to the conclusion the people  of British Columbia are now coming to  their senses.  The whole offending of James Dunsmuir appears to be in refusing to bleed  the treasury to build Jim Hill's road  into Victoria. In so far as this paper is  concerned, we have no more" feeling  against the Great Northern than any  other road, and no more favor for the  C. P. R. than we have for ,the other  system. We have only to remark the  country has already been fleeced for  railways, and the people must call a  halt. If Mr. Hill and his associates  want to build a road to Victoria by all  means allow him to do it, but let him  do it at his own expense.  Mr. Bodwell, for years has been the  chief factotum, for revenue reasons, of  the Hill brigade, swearing vengeance,  because the treasury was not freely bled  for hii clients. For the sake of "blind  folding the devil in the dark" he  resigns (?) his solicitorship of the Hill  outfit and appears, in Victoria as a  coming- premier to down Dunsmuir.  The Victorians know it all. They  believe lhat by Esau assuming thevoice  of Jacob, they can persuade British  Columbia that Bodwell is Jacob indeed,  but old hens are not caught with chaff  ���������they know that Bod well's resignation,  is a fake, that in the past he has been  fed too well to turn his back on Hill  now. No one but a fool, would be  duped that way.  Now supposing Hill's road was built  to Victoria at a cost ol several millions  to the people, what would tbe province  get in   return?   Victoria   would   have  some more   railway buildings,   a  few  more officials resident, and an another  line of steamers to the mainland; but  what would the province secure for its  cash?��������� Competition?      History  says  emphatically NO.   The municipalities  of Western Ontario in their time gave  five millions of dollars   for competing  roads, and they are now all owned by  the C. P. R.,.with pooled rates with the  Grand Trunk.   Ten years ago Manitoba  gave $750,000 to the Northern Pacific,  and the next year after it was built it  joined hands with the'C.P.'R.; and last  year   that  province' again   mortgaged  itself to the neck to free itself from the  compound monoply.   But let us come  nearer Sandon. We have the C.P.R. and  Jim Hill's road,and travel or ship toany  point where these lines meet again, and.  We'll tend you a Utile to try, if you lilts.  SCOTT   &   BOWNE,      Chemists,  Toronto.  the rates are the same, and the people  say both are very high. Can we ask  the people to mortgage themselves further to give Victoria the experience that  Sandon has? No; Bodwell and his  crowd know Dunsmuir is opposed to  mortgaging the country for more railways���������the people know Bodwell is .in  favor of tbe mortgages for his railway  friends, and that should be enough for  for them, but this is not all.   From the!  It is of the greatest necessity that the  Socialistic movement should   be   kept  out of the hands of fire-brand agitators,'!  whose 'only qualifications are   a deck  load of venom.   People are commencing  to see that the millionaires of the world  have never honestly earned the wealth  they control, and. should not be allowtd  to control  it.   Any and   all   men  are  entitled to all they honestly earn,' but,  no more���������they should hot be allowed to  hoard   up   wealth    they   obtained   by  stratagem  and trickery  under legislation  framed  in   their   interest,   while  honest toilers and others,who if allowed  the opportunity would become honest  producers of wordly wealth, are on the  verge   of    actual    starvation.     While  people see this, however,  the necessary  reforms can only be made by  calmn,  honest and legitimate efforts.  i^mmss^siiss^ss^^^ssEmLwss^sLmu.  If there is a'  your  have  neighborhood  Mayor Lovatt has vetoed the- late resolution of tho council recommending  Clerk Lyons to the government for ths  appointment of police magistrate. He  advances three rensons for doing bo:���������  Fnst,Mr.Lyonshas but recently become  a British subject, and knows but little or  indications it will not be long before | nothing of Canadian law; second, be-  'thathuge American railway trust, of { cause'it is incompatible with the city's  which Hill is a leading spirit, buys up interest to make one and the same per-  the floating stock of, the C. P. R. and son on occupant of tbe combined offices,  controls the road. To bonus the Great  Northern further means to mortgage  our resources, to enable the Hill combine to buy up.the C. P. R, and consoli-  especially when those of assessor, col-  lector, &c, are also associated with it  [We understand the government also'  objects, to such an appointment for this  very reason���������Ed. Review]; third, at the  council meeting at which'the resolution  was passed there were but four members present, so that it is" quiteprobable  so far as an expression has been made,  but a minority of the Board favors the  resolution.  post office, in  and >you  a jewelry want of any  kind, we can supply it almost  as well as if you visited us  personally.  ��������� ���������" V ������ for our catalogue and ''  th..^ have, practically, tha  finest stock. of jewelry in  Canada to choose from.  Besides, r.ur system of one  price in plain figures and our  , guarantee as to quality mean -  -    so much to out-of-town buyers. '  We prepay all delivery  charges, and if what we send  does not please you in every  particular, return it, and by  next mail we will cheerfully  refund-your money.  i���������tMB^4*������������mraM.-r^^  Yonge and Adelaide Sts.  TORONTO.  Imnaxiaimmtwwm  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  Gompers, president of (he Western  Federation of Labor, refuses to have the  decisions of, the courts against, the  Federation published. That's right;-  keep the people in ignorance as far as  possible; the more ignorant a community are, the easier they are handled  by jackleg agitators.'  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain Railway.  The only all rail route between all point*  east, west and south to Ross'and, Nelson Knd  i n termed lu te points; connecting at Spokane  with Great Northern, Northern Pacific; and O.  R. & N. Co.  ( omieols at Rossland with the .Canadian  Pacific Railway for boundary Creek points.  Couneccs at Alyer's Fulls with stage daily for  Republic.  liuffelt service on trains between Spokaue  and Northport.  ,     Effective May 5th, 1901..  Leave. Day Train. Ariuvj*  9:00 a. m Spokane 7:35 p .m.  l'.':25 p. m Rossland 4:10 p. m.  10:10 a. ni Nelson 6:05 p. m.  if. A. JACK.SON, G. P. & T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K.TACKABURY,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  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I began to improve immediately, my health became excellent, and I could  do all my own work (we live on a good sized  farm), I walked and rode all I could, and enjoyed it," I had a slvprt easy confinement and  . have a healthy baby boy." .������������������.;-  Medical Adviser (paper covers) is sent  free on receipt. Of 31 one-cent ,stamps to  pay cost of customs and mailing only.  Address Dr. R. y. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  If the Nelson people carry, tbe bonus  bylaws before them it will saddle the  place with over $450,000 of a debt or  about.$75 per capita, which with interest  will be pretty good for a place of  that age.  For Xmas Presents.  ��������� Now for the holidays. We are now  receiving decidedly the best assortment  of toys, fancy goods, &c, for the holiday trade ever opened in Sandon, and  all'very cheap.. VVe are selling nil goods  left over from last season at cost, and  the new goods are marked very . low.  We'khow times are hard and money is  scarca, so the idea is to make the dollar  go as far as possible, and it will go farther in our store than at. anyplace in  the Kootenay country iii the toy and  fancy goods'line. Please bear this in  mind parents and others who have to  buy, Cliffe'fi bookstoie is this year th*  headquarters in the Slocan for holiday  presents.  Everybody Wants  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.   We have it forall kindsof grate.  EL .#��������� Cameron.  A. R. Fingland, of Three Forks, spent  last week at Frank, Alberta, looking  after coal interests he has near there.   .  ^SLa Wood's ThosploaSneX  .���������^SO'^RP*      The Great English Remedy.  Sold and recommended by all  druggists ln Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered. Six  fickages guaranteed to cure all.  Weakness, all effects of abase  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of To^  bacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokage $1, six, $5. One toillplease,  six wiU cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Ont.  ampblets free to any address.  Tbo Wood Company, Windsor} <  Wood's Phosphodine is sold in Sandon by  F. J. Donaldson aud E. b\ McQueen, Druggists.  ft  9'  1  i  I  I  I  4  ti  \  KB  f  mmm^^rzmim������ m  trr  THE MINING REVH^W-Saturday, December 21, 1901.  Here and There.  The shares of the Hall Mines are advancing rapidly in London,  Frank. Alberta; a new  town  on  the  . Crow's Nest section  has  be<*n  madu ::i  fla^ station for passenger trains.  Robinson Lumber Co. boat on Arrow,-  head-Thompson's Landing run will* in1  future make one trip daily only, leaving  Arrowhead a1-. 10 a. in., returning arrive  at Arrowhead at 2 p. m.  Signor Marconi has at length established wireless telegraphy across tlie  Atlantic, from Newfoundland to the  British'Isles. This is one of the greatest invention's the world  has ever seen.  Hon. W. 0. Wells, Minister of 'Public  Works, /says-that while east he got  assurances the Dominion government  will assist the Coast-Kootenay railway,  the proposed New Westminster bridge,  and the Island road.  The rate's at the Halcyon Hot Springs  have been reduced for the winter from  $15 and $18 to .$12 and $15. The season  there is very mild as roses were picked  from* the bushes last week, and snow  seldom falls during the winter months.  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  wi 1 always be kept tip to the pink of perfection, we have  put m a fine assortment'of all'  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact-  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp.    Call and  inspect them."     , y  GAMEiROKr.  sny  hwh k  LIMITED.  - OPERATING ���������  Sasl* ������ Slocan Railway,  'ni-niti'itl. Sawalion & Mint Co. I R<lt6S  Holiday Excursion  Dolls!  From 5c. to $4 00.  Bolls 3 feet high.  Musical Dolls.  Dolls!  i, Sleigfe Toy Piano  and otHer-Toys too numerous to mention.  We ffave fke Latest fix'Xmas Cards.  Shortest and quickest route to the cast and  nil points on the 0. N. &** R. and Northern  Pacific Railways in Washington,' Oregon nnd  Southern States.  TIME CARD EFFECTIVE AUGUST ist,   iooi.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY CO.  8:30 a.m. leave.......Kaslo ... arrive 4:00p.m.  10:65 a.m. arrive.....Sandon. ....leave 1:45 p.m.  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &  TRADING CO., LTD.  KASLO-NELSON ROUTE.  fi:20 p.m. leave..'..'Nelson....arrive 11:00 a.m.  9:10.p.m. arrive....Kaslo. leav6\   7:00a.m.  Connecting at Five Mile Point wilh Nelson it  PortShenparcl'Ru'ilway both to and from Rossland, Spok"ane,' Etc. ��������� >  Ticketssoldtonll points in TTnitetl States and i  Canada via Great "Northern, Northern'Pacific,  O. ti. ������t N. Co., &c, Ac.  Ocean and steamship ticketsand rales via all  lines will "be rurcished on a, plication.  For fuVther particulars call on or address  FARE AND ONE-THIRD  FOR ROUND TRIP.  For Christ mas  Tickets on sale December 23, 24 and 25.  For J\ew Years  December 30 and 31, January ], 1W2.  ALL TICKETS GOOD FOR RETURN  TILL JANUARY 3, 1902:  Tourist Sleeping Cars on  Crows I\est Section.  Robt. Irving, "Manager. Kaslo, B. C.  Geo. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  u     Leave Kootenay Landing  Tuesday J For St. Paul'       \ Via  Friday     "(All U. S. points!     .Soo Lino.  Friday only���������Toronto, Montreal, .Boston  M. L. GRIMMETT, IX. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia,  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  ' A. V. AND A. M.  .  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at 8 p. ra.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  For reservation of berths, rates and  complete information, call on or write  nearest C. P. R. agent.     ���������  IL "U. Harbodb, Agent,  t   q   n Sandon, B. C , or  D.l .A., Kelson.    A.6.P.A., Vancouver  Established 1858.  A.  B. DOOKSTEADER, See'r.  BONDED WAREHOUSE AT KASLO. SAND������ WAREHOUSE ON K.������ S  RV  THE SANDON WHOLESALE WINE S- LIQUOR HOUSE.  flo.OOO stock of well assorted and very fine choice VVin'^V, f t-  including    tbe    best    brands     of     Scotch      TH������h    ' L   dp   qT'S'  Whiskies-both   in   bottle   and on dralht    al 1 th��������� 1    v   Ca!!ar,la������  of Gins,    Rums and   Brandies   inUrr-        Al������ftw ������? leading   brands  Wines, including ^t.-Rh^MnX^e^G..^K��������� T^f^  Absolutely Pure Brandies, Whiskies, Wines for Hedlcal Purposes.  STORE AND BOTTLE DEPARTMENT-MAIN STREET, SANDON;  1  ATLANTIC ffiAIfSBIP TICKETS  rianufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  I    To and from European points via (-niudf������n  I and American linen.   Apply for sailinr clatos,  rates and full information to unv C I'.R. agent  ������/ n'J1",���������      "nrbour, Agent, Sandon,  I W.P. K Cummlnifs, Gen.S.S. Agenc, Winnipeg  Order by mail or phone  will receive prompt attention  S.Tl* THafn, JT}ai\a$er.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Summit Fraction and Surprise Extension  Mineral Claims,  Situate in the Slocan "Mining-' Division of West  Kootenay District.' Where located:  At the  ' hesd of flleGuiyan creek,  and   near the  Surprise.  TAKE VOTKJE that I, W. .1. Tf. Holmes act-  lngasngent for WiiUam Kent. Free Miner's  Certificate No. B 37601, intend, (in days from lhe  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the pur-1  pose of obtaining Orown Grants of the  above claims . I  And further tnlre notice that action under  Section 37 must he commenced before the issuance ofsufh Certificates of Improvements'  Dated this 13th day ot October, A. D. 1301.  ���������"-" W. J. II. HOLMES, V. L. S., Agent.  BiTMlP'  VICTORIA, B. C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  "B  The Host Complete Health Resort  On the Continent of North America.  SITUATED niDST SCENERY  UNRIVALLED POR GRANDEUR.  9-  HALCYON SPRINGS, ARROW LAKE, B.C.  I'   Resident  physician  and  imrsn' ���������   nn.<.  I fishing and excursions.   I��������� "ellwand ���������**r'  muincation with all parts Vthe woriri    aw  to'residence^n hottfo* Xa?'^ lKrd,ng  all nervous and muscular d somot Ttl ������SWe  heal all kidney, liver ^."ffl aitaen^T  MIAttJOI������WaijlMIB!aUIIB������^imi!mtUIIJiaUJIIUMU������M^JIUmu..M������g������II������ m  ���������nm^.'^.i'i.Y.' ������������������'.���������'...^i-'.u.iijiWmi'uni^^  rxy>i 8*u *s'**tfn*i8trtfrtviii'rvnBri f iibTM sdssuhl ���������  S  Ahmit the  ocas  ouse ������  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  Plain Paste���������Sift one-half cup  flour with one-half teaspoon salt; rub  into the flour on.e-quart.er cup lard  and add cold water., to form a dough.  Knead, cover and let stand live minutes, paf and roll out; fold in ono-  half cupful washed butter. Roll and  fold  three times. Most cooks use  lard in their pastry. -The fault which  lies back of the uncertainty in pastry making is the habit of not measuring, the butter and lard. If flour  is at all damp dry it thoroughly and  the pastry will be improved. The  same rule for folding and rolling out  that was given last week for puff  paste applies as well to plain paste.  Paste may be kept rolled up in an  old linen cloth in tho ice chest so  that no hard crust forms on it. Then  cut oil' and bake a fresh pie as needed rather than bake a large number  of pies at once.  Mince Pics.���������For tho mince meat  put three pounds of lean meat into a  kettle with ono arm on^-nall" pounds  suet; cover with boiling water and  cook until meat is tender. '" When  cold chop the meat and add twice  the amount of finely chopped apples,  two quinces finely chopped, two  pounds sugar, one and one-half cups  molasses, two and one-half pounds  seeded'raisins, one pound currants,  one-half pound finely-cut citron,  three-fourths tablespoon mace and  cinnamon, one-halt' tablespoon clove,  one and one-half nutmegs grated,  one-half teaspoon pepper, one quart  cider, and salt to taste. Cook slowly two hours.    Before using add the  a compromise by using baked crusts  to be filled  with cooked mixtures.  Almond Uakes���������Roll plain paste  one-eighth inch thicK, sprinKle with  p>-������"jcrcd sugar, fold, press edges together, pat and roll out, repeat and  fold four times. The paste should be  in a long strip one a.ud one-half inches wide. From the end cut pieces  one-fourth ' inch wide. Place on a  baking sheet one inch apart. When  well browned remove from oven,  brush over with white of egg, sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon mixed and  chopped almonds. Return to oven  and finish cooking.  ���������HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  Canned fruit wlilch shows signs of  fermentation, can be saved'by adding  more sugar, some spices and a little  vinegar. If it has soured in the  least, put in a little soda and cook  until it thicken*s. Use as a relish  with cold meat.  It is economy to have pint jars on  hand in canning time for what is left  over after, filling tlie one or two-  quart cans. It is bettor to fill a  pint can than to repeat.. New rubber rings are not necessary every  season. Those that have been used,  if hard, can be softened and made  pliable by boiling: in a solution of  water and ammonia.  Use clean, soft rags to remove the  ���������grease from kettles and frying pans  before washing. "Wipe all the grease  from the meat dishes with' rags or  paper. Clean grease spots from the  stove with paper, and save all to  start the kitchen fire. Put your  hand in a paper.bag when you black  tho. stove.  To . protect    the  hot kettles or pans,  rack    with     lath,  length of the table,  and    nail    together  apart.    This secures  ���������1  Tt  Sosodont 2L,iQ'!iic! 25c������   Z*argo E,ie*tai������3" ar.d PowderV5������������  At all stores or by mail.    Sample of the Liquid foi the postage,3c.  HALL  & E.UCKEL,  M0ntre.1l.  work-table  from  make a mat or |  Cut    pieces  the  then cross-pieces  about  an  inch  a circulation of  ���������iii-  underneath  and  protects  the ta-  juice of two lemons and two oranges, jblc from  the heat. ��������� .  one-half    cup    strong coffee .and one j    After    clearing    the    table place j. 1  cup brandy, or.au acid jelly.      ' folded    towel    under any spots that  Use perforated tfn plates for all : havo been made during the meal; 11  pies. In laving crust on to a plate j from greasel rub with a cloth wet  be sure that no tmuoies of air are with gasoline. Other spots may ot.  underneath. Cut the paste a trifle 'removed with a cloth and hot water,  larger than the plate and crowd it | l]Sing- as little as possible; then ruD  back with the hand; this will pre- ' gently with a dry cloth until nearly  vent possibility of shrinking or draw- , dic  ing out.of shape. Moisten the edges  with cold water and lay on a rim of  paste cut one-half an inch wide. Fill  with mince meat, moisten the top of  the rim and lay on the top crust. If  liked add two.rims. T  To  white  a deep pie is  give a pie a glossy surface brush it  over with ice cold water or milk the  last thing before it is set in the oven.  If the oven is slow under crusts soak  and butter oozes through the perforations of the plate. To keep an apple pie from losing its juice bind the  edge with a strip of cotton cloth  wrung out of cold    water. Some-   ax. siniUKn;u  times a cornucopia of paper put into   ]<eep  it  sweet  an  opening in  tlie centre will    draw      -   .1 ..:...*   ������  the juices from the.edges. .   <,  Lemon Tartlets���������Mix one cup sugar, three tablespoons flour and a few  grains salt. Add one tablespoon  melted butter, three tablespoons lemon juice, grated rind ono-lcmon and  yolks two eggs slightly beaten. Stir  until well blended, add one cup milk  and -.whites two eggs beaten, stiiT.  Line patty pans with paste, fill and  bake in  a moderate oven.  make boiled vegetables, look  and delicate, put plenty' of  water in the kettle and add salt;  when the water boils, briskly skim,  and quickly drop in the vegetables,  and remove the 'minute they are  done. Cooking vegetables after they  are tender darkens them and detracts from the flavor.  Keep pulverized borax on hand in  hot weather. Borax keeps the dishcloths sweet, cleans' silverware, is  used iir boiled or cold starch, sets  red table linen and saves soap. Borax sprinkled over fresh meat will  longer, and will preserve dried meats from the attacks  of insects.  GOOD  LIGHTS.  Much has been said and written  concerning, the best lamp flues and  burners to use in order to have good  lights,    .but    neither    one is  so  im-  1111 arm   portant as to keep tne burners clean.  Do not Many lamps give a dull, feeble light,  or have been set aside as dangerous,:  because thoy havo not been properly  cared for in this respect and the  dust has accumulated in the small  air-tube at the side of the wick. The  remedy is so simple that- there is no  excuse for this condition of affairs.  New lamp Hues are toughened and  made more durable by putting them  in water and heating it gradually  until it is boiling not. When they  have boiled five minutes set them oil  of the stove and allow them to cool  in the water. '. In addition to the  daily filling of the. lamps and cleaning of the flues, the burners should  ���������be boiled once a week in water', containing     enough     golddust    washing  add the whites of the eggs until the  last minute before filling the patty  pans. If preferred the mixture may  be baked in one pie. A pie will bake  more quickly in an old tin plate, but  a new tin with its shining surface  will hold the heat and impart less to  whatever it contains. To line patty  pans successfully be sure not to allow  air to be enclosed under the paste.  Press each scallop with fingers, to  ma ke a rim.'  Cranberry Pic.���������Invert pie plate  and cover with paste, bake and remove, fill with cooked cranberries  and decorate top with paste cut in  fancy shapes and baked. Filling-  Cook, two cups cranberries,     one cup   .._  sugar and three-fourths cup water powder to make a. good suds. This  10 minutes. Cool. Strain or not, will remove'the ol: and leave them  as preferred. To bake a crust on an bright and clean. Polish with dry  inverted tin'cut out a circle of paste,   flannel.  lay it over the tin and p'res's down \ Use none but the. best oil, and the  gently to conform to the shape of the jamp siiould be kept full to insure a  pan, prick with a fork in several good light-.. Keep the reflector���������if it  places to prevent rising and drawing |ms one���������brightly polished. Do not  out of form. Do not have the oven cut tha wick, but turn it just above  too hot for this crust. Those who the tube and rub off the charred por-  db not think pies are healthful make (tion with a match.  ICE-BREAKER  FOR  QUEBEC,   j  Frenchman's Plan for Keeping the '  St.  Lawrence Open. |  t  European capital is about' to be  employed in an attempt to accomplish the winter navigation of the  St. Lawrence, which i^ at present  closed by ice for five or six months  of the year. ��������� i  The main mover in this matter io j  W. Nordin, head of the timber house  of 0. W. Nordin & Co.. of Paris, '  who has satisfactorily mastered the  difficulties attending the winter navigation of the , Bailie. He was in  Quebec last _winter and mad~b a special study, of the movements of tbe  ice and the various currents of tho  St. Lawrence.  He ha.i just returned to Quebec  with his bi,oth"r, backed by a Euro-  pear syndicate and large capital,  and is at���������'.'present engaged in looking  for suitable forest tracts for lumbering operations and the pulp-wood in- j  dustry.     i j  The vessels employed by the Messrs.  Nordin for tbe winter navigation, of  the Baltic are of special construction  with raised bows heavily sheathed  .with: metal which press down upon as  well as cut out the ice, which attains a thickness of several feet in  the Baltic. In the St. Lawrence, on  the other hand, the river below Quebec is never frozen all'across, the  danger to winter navigation consisting in the bergs and floating fields of  ice.  j       .MR.  NORDIN'S CHIEF  AIM.  iu striving to extend the season of  navigation from tiie St. Lawrence, is  to facilitate the shipment of his products to Europe all the year round,  ���������without having to bear the additional cost in winter, of sending them by  rail to an American port.  If he ships by the Saguenay he will  have to cut out a great depth of ice  in that river, but not more than in  the Baltic. Ho will scarcely attempt  to .keep the St: Lawrence clear of ice  above Quebec, for between this city  and Monti eal the ice' sometimes attains a thickness- of nearly thirty  feet, grounding on the bed of the  river.  One of the greatest difficulties heretofore experienced    by the many riif-  have' proposed the  'of the St.  Law-  that of insurance,  trips have     been  Law-  no ne  over-crowded on tho floor they havo  not room to exercise, and in consequence, will not be so vigorous and  therefore more liable to take cold  at any draft or change of temperature. Over-crowding on the roosts is  another fruitful source of disease.  Professor Graham, of the Ontario  Agricultural College, says iiuiLreach  hen aud pullet should have ten inches of roost room. He says that  where they are unduly crowded ��������� and  touch each other perspiration gathers can be felt between them. A hen  in this condition is sure to catch'  cold when she gets e'ewn into the  colder air on the floor. , Roup is sure  to follow. Fowl will naturally  crowd some, but if there is roost  room enough the crowding they do  will not bo injurious' unless they  have been allowed or forced to overcrowd when chickens.  ���������1>-  ferent persons who  winter navigation  rence, has beon (  Though occasional  made in safety to.the lower St.  rence in tho winter months,  of these has been attempted by large  and valuable ocean-going steamers,  for the underwriters refuse to insure  them because of the supposed peiils.  Jt 'will, therefore, be necessary for  the syndicate of .Mr. Nordin to become its own underwriters.  I The iuipcrtance of this scheme, not  only U Quebec, but also to the  whole of Canada at the present time,  arises from the fact that Quebec  proved last, summer tiiat she is. on  the shortest and most direct route  for-the shipments of grain from the  Northwest to Europe, and is chiefly  handicapped by hei inability to continue these shipments during the winter season .It is believed in.Quebec  that the success of Mr. Norclin's  scheme would rapidly build up Quebec to be* one of the greatest grain  shipping ports in America.  CROWDED ROOSTS.  Over-crowding hens in a hen-house  is  a prolific \ source  oi  disease.       If  BABY'S HEALTH.,     ,  The Teething- Period Dangerous to  Little Ones and Very Trying  to  M. others.  What mother does not look forward with dread to the time when  baby shall be teething? At that-  time baby is restless, feverish and  irritable, and frequently there is  some disorder of the bowels and  stomach. The poor little sufferer is  fighting one of his first battles in  this old world of pain',- and if not aided in his fight may be overcome. Every wise mother helps the little 'sufferer as much as she can,' and the mothers who have been most successful  in this respect have found that Baby's "Own Tablets give just such assistance as the little one needs. Mrs.  W. J. Wright, Brockville, says:���������"I  have used Baby's Own Tablets quite  frequently, *and am much pleased  with them. I find them especially  satisfactory during baby's first year.  1 have used them in" teething, in  vomiting, in colic, in indigestion,  and in the disorders of the .stomach  and bowels usually accompanied by  restlessness and fever. The action  of the Tablets has always been all  that could be desired.'.'  Baby's Own Tablets are a sweet,  pleasant little lozenge that rill children will take readily. They can be  crushed or dissolved in Water and administered with safety to even the  youngest infant. Guaranteed to  contain no opiate or any of the poisonous stuffs that make the so-called  soothing medicines dangerous to little ones. If you do not find Baby's  Own Tablets at your druggist's,  send 25 cents to the Dr. "Williams  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont., and  ii, box will bo sent you by mail postpaid.  ' A REMARKABLE F AM ELY. .  A funeral which, if not exactly un- '  iquc in character, was, at any rate,  very unusual,,;has taken place in  London., A mother stood at the  grave of her infant son, surrounded  by twenty of her children., The woman had', only just turned forty  years of age, and she bears her heavy family burden cheerfully. Her  husband is in receipt of a wage of  less than $10 per week.  S020OMT ^ the TEETH 25e  i  %m  T-V5  1  1  t. ���������'���������'���������!������������������  1 i  1  i  i  1   i  -I  J   i  ������������������  ���������\  fi  i /'  Hearing Restored  After Physicians  in Toronto  and Winnipeg  Failed.  JAPANESE CATARRH CURE CURED.  Negicct-d flatarrb N t.ho ciu ������������������ of deafness  in nine out of every (encase . When you he r  a Jiitle buzzing, ro.irintr sound ouca.Hi6nn.lly in  >our eirs jtuc-un bo iure jarlial deafness will  folowa. o ier or later, unles- Japanese Catarrh  Cure ia U:.ed. ,  Air. i). N. Sponcer.ll Coolmino Ave.,Toronto,  writos:��������� "'I hare been trouiled wirtt catarrh  aud deafness ior a nuiiiucr of years, finally l  could not coiivoho with any pcivoa ac a d s  uince, I spent much ni n.-y cm udvern'^cd  rcnifdie-i, and doctored with epecialis a in  Tqronio and Winnipeg (wliil.j there t.reo  years ago), but my hearing beLamo .no better j  Abuut a y< a ago I procured a sample of |  Japmsse (.'atirrti Cure. I after Weirds followed  up thin treatment aq directed, an i shortly 1 .  found my hear.tiff completely leturueri and my  catarrh doi so it trouble mo now in the leist.  ���������1 can consfienr.iou-ilj- recommend it to anv  per*on troubled with caUrrh or catarrhal  deafne.'a."  Japanese Catarrh Cure is a volatile, henlins*  pomade plencant to use, and permanently  cineHcatairli wiercver os.^ted. Sold by j.Ii  dni-firlnw: or mailed, price 50 cents, by Tho  Griffiths & Maeplierson Co., Limi ed, l'.'l  Cnurci. S., Toronto. A free samplo will bo  Bent io any per.-on troubled wim , catarrh,  Enciose oc. for posioge. .  "Thomas," said the teacher of the  class in physiology, "can you give a  familiar instance of the power of the  human    system    to   -adapt itself to  "ifcs'in.  changed conditions?" "Xcs'in," re  spondee! Tommy Tucker. "My aunt  gained a hundred pyuncis in liesh in  less'n a year, ' an' ner skin didn't  crack a bit." .   .  Tooth Powder 259  CEYLON TEA  He knows that it hits Qualifcv, Flavor iind Strunirth.   Lead packages, 25. 30,,40, 50 and CA c  That's why lie sells it.  icnts.  Cabbage contains only 3 per cent.  of carbon, potatoes 12, and rice 38  per cent..  FORTUNATE.  "Well, .lo'shua," said Mr. Warren  to his country cousin, "what was the  first thing that struck you'when you  reached town?"  "A trolley car," replied' Joshua;  "but fortunately it didn't hit me  very hard."  - . . ���������.'������������������.   ���������i  RHEUMATISM   CURED.  'Jas. McK'eo. Linnwood,  Ont.  Lachlin McNeil,       Mabou,  C. B.  John A. McDonald,   Arnprior,   Ont.  C. B. Billing, Marknam, Ont.  John Mader, Mahone Bay, N.S.  Lewis Butler,       '.-Burin, Nfld.  These well known gentlemen all assert that they were cured by MINARD'S LINIMENT,  Beware of ointments fop Catarrh  j that contain Mercury  as mercury will -uroly de-fcroy the rmeol  smell hiidi-ompletoly d������ram:e tho whole- ^v-fin  when ent 'ring 11 hrouch the inn. ons surfaces.  Such articlps-'hould never be used exeep* on  pre-crip'ion-! f-om reputtble physicians, as Iho  damajre they wi'ldn isto" f Id tr>hh-? s?ood you  cnn possibly derivo from thorn.    Ha l'< Catarrh  Cure, manufactured by F.J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, O., contains no mercury, and is taken in-  '���������ternally.,- acting direc'-.iy upon , the blood and  mucous surfaces of tlie  system."  in  buying:  Hall'-; Catarrh Cure be sure you srel. the genu  ine. Ir. is t".kcn internal y.and made in I'olo'lo  Ohio, by F. J.  Cheney & Co.   Testimonials  free.  Sold by Dmargists. price 75c ner,bottle.  Hail'cs Family Pills are the best.  If 3'ou have any car loads to sell quote us  \o.ir price f.b.b., naming number of cars  also variety if possible.  The Dawson Commission Oo., j imited, Toronto  lie���������"How often a woman's face is  her-fortune!" She-r- 'Yes; and how often a man's cheek' is his!"  Mlnarft Liniment Cures Dandruff,  Six    bushels    of fine    wheat when  ground yield 280 lb oi flour.  P. C. 1-105  W  The revenue of Oxford. University  I exceeds that of Cambridge by ������74,'-  I 000 a year.  | TO CURE A Coil* IX OXK  BIT.  Tnke L-ixaiivo Bromo Quinine Table tB A'l  druei?i.-ts refund tne money if itfaili to cure.  JB. \V. Grove's signature is on each box.     2Jo.  TCing Edward wears a No. 7 hat,  ilhc Kaiser 6������-, and the Duke of Corn-  ' wall, (ig-.  for Over Flity Years  Itfttfl. Winblow's Soothing Srnur has beon need bj  pilliotin of moilirrs for Iheir children while leei'iing.  Itijonthcs the child, fofttus th- gums, al uynpuiu, cure]  jriod ciie. regulates the sioimch ami howl's, and i.q thu  keel remedy for Div/rhora. -Twenty-ike cents a borilc.  {Sold bir drujzyinti ilir.iuclicmc the world.   lie sura And  f������& for " ii.P.8. WlXBLOWR SOOSHIJUO avJIU?."  The average savings-bank deposit  in Rurope is 5100; iu North America  it is ������400.  THE M-'ST POPULAR DENTIFRICE.  Preserves tho teeth.    Cwcotens the breath.  1 Scro/igtlicns the buhi3  \  Ins ruments, Drums,  Uniforms  Etc  EVERY TOWJfl CAN HAVE A BAND  SpOillnstrii.ns.miil d fr������e.   Writ > tutor any  thing in W:!.slc nr 'luteal Iiisiruusint..  Ifl/LEI EOYOE & 00., Limited,  Toronto, Out, and Winnipog, Man  Dyeing S ' Oleansnj  Forthe Yery best seud your work to tha  " BRITISH AMERICA!! DYEU'C GO."  Look for agent In jour town, or send dir������������t.  Montreal,Toronto, Ottawa, Quebac.  Dominion Um Steamshins  Moniroul to Liverpool.     Bonton to Lirer-  pool.   Portltnd to LivorpooL   Via Queeiia.  tO WD.  L*rCe and Past Steamships. Superior acoomiiKuJ.tloi  for^11 c :.?0eS of pa .senueri , Baloons nnd 6tatVr"������2  are ami������Unii������. Special utlentiou hsa b0ln giv������n to iS  Beeoml S,.loon and Thlrd-OUw ���������ewnimolfltton.   I*  Richards Mills i Co, D. Tornnee & Co..  77 atato 3c, Boaton.     .   Montreal and Portlca*  BSt2iWIj3Q*dk������cB  While the British marine loses less  than 3-i- per cent, of her tonnage  yearly, that of the United States  loses very nearly five tons,in every  100 in a twelvemonth.  Stop* iii/ <:(ins:li  nnd ffiirl;, off tl:������ Old.  Irfixa ivo Bromo-Quinine Tablets euro a cold  In one day.   Ko ^ ure. No Pay. Prieo 25 cents.  ^ Parisian cabmen arc prevented by  the city regulation from smoking  when driving.  New and Enlarged Edition  Webster's  The fc'overn'e;n Healer, ia a llalm ofGilrad < int  mont.. It h al.������ Ulcere, C'u's, Urui-es. IJ.u.n  :i!id Sires, lor.pr prnndinu or a^ute. Ii is in  equalled for inlliinit'dot'.wi.ak 'oyes. Onco trim  ' ill'.vayij used.-������������������ I ho best te-iiimonial is a Lria"  aanriio Krec on roooiot olSiia ������tamps.  Address,  CUE AD! WE  CO., Box 564, Toronto, Ont.  B of English, Biography, Geography, Fiction, etc.  |25,000 NE.W WORDS, ETC.  Edited by XV. T. HARRIS, Ph.D., LL.D.  Ujiiicd States Commissioner oi Education.   '  New Plates Throughout.        Rich Bindings  2364 Pages."    5CC0 Illustrations.  BEST  FOR  THE, HOUSEHOLD  THtr MOST NUTRITIOUS.  There arc under construction or  sanctioned 11 different new deep-  level railways under Loncion.  ������ Also Webster's Collegiate  Dictionary  with   a  valuable  Scottish  Glossary,      1100  Pages./      '**" ,  1400 Illustrations.   SizC7XX0X2$.���������in. f WEBSTER'S  ��������� : ~��������� liimimircBM  Specimen pages, etc., of both     : \DICTloKARY  books sent on application. \_y'  G. & C. Merrlam Co., Springfield,Mass.  GRATEFUL-OOMfORTJMQ  iioafd's Liniment Cures Burns,,.ei  "It's a long    way for a-quarter,"  remarked cabby, looking- at his pro-  j per faro.       "I know it is"  said, the  lady, quietly;    "If it had not been I  should have walked."  lurner,-  the. painter, was a ready  ���������wit     Oneo, at a  dinner    of    artists  and literary men,  a m;nor poetj   by  way 01  being Jacetious,  proposed  as  a toast "The Health of the Painters  and Glaziers of Great  Britain " The  toast' was drunk, and Turner,     after  returning    thanks    for    it, proposed  ihe Health  of the British    Paper-'.  >SUiners."        The laugh was turned j  against the poet. J  IfInard's Llolni8.it for sale everywhare  The term carat merely means a  twenty-fourth part of any given  weight.  MInard's Llnlmant Relieves Nenra  ! In 1SS0 an ounce of gold would  buy only 16 ounces'of .'sliver,'but'-today it will buy 21 ounces.  FOlt flBK'S PRICK' ESS R EC IPPJ3, 3000  socio..* for (.he Home. Furiii, Lnboi'.-itury.  Workslu.p; awpa^c^ Semi 25 cene--. If ihe  oookis.noc w ipi.h 'ho money sow! it, b \c.c nnd  your money will bo rotundal. Tlii. .a uj-o-xl-  Hidelmo. VVilniii Rrl.gd, Ale.hoditsD iiook  itoom, roroiuo, Ontario.  WA^ TBi/-?:' 'I>KIl UA.Y SUUK-GKN-  tlomen ��������� r-la'lie-s.���������nor. to canvua, Inn  to employ iie:enln: roWiinn porr. ar)'!!!;: iGUC  por jrnar ind expo ee<; roi bo firm; bo-t  nsfureiKes; ex"0"io"<!ii miiH"(*'0iry. .\1, A.  O'lCElilFli:. addro^^S'J Truth Offlje, Toronto.  ton AB7ty?    T������    O^'^AIDS.'"'  Give your gentlemen friends good  tea.      It is unnecessary to go, to. In dia for a Mon-soon.  Lead packets.     All grocers  Are you a weakling*? Are you one of those unfortunate  young--man who, throug-h ignorance and bad company, have  contracted nervous spells, we.ilc back, varicocele, gloomy  forebo-lings, loss of courage and ambition, loss of confidence,  . bashfulness, despondency .and weakness ? Dr. McLaughlin's  Electric Belt will cure you.  Are you a middle aged man suffering from varicocele,  prematureness, indigestion, constipation, rheumatism, lame  back, etc. ?    Dr. McLaughlin's  Electric Belt will cure you?  Are you an old man, declining before your time, having  lost all ability to enjoy life, witi; prostatic trouble, lost  strength, debility, pains and aches, and general decay of  organic powers? I can cure you with Dr. McLaughlin's  Electric Belt with free suspensory for weak men.  '.*.' I will send you, sealed, free, my beautiful-book telling  about it if you will send this ad.     Send for it to-day.  ie. jh. '������������������ d. Mclaughlin, ,30Vo���������������t<?oMT.  ,^ Office Hours-9 A.M.to 8.30 P.M.  S**^  B������ THEf MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, December 21, 1901.  ���������Mi  y  Mr. Robertson's Views.  We clip the following excerp from a  letter Mr. Roderick Robertson has in  the Nelson press:  On December 15, 1900,   the  snielt.ers  made' settlements at the rate of  $2.75^  per 100 pounds of lead, and for silver at  (j-icents per ounce.     This   year  settle-  menia were made on the 4i.h of  December at a rate for lead of $1.8773  per 100  pounds, and for silver at   54 cents   per  ounce.    On the 11th ..Decernher instant  lead was settled for at a rate of  $1.32.K  per 100 pounds, and silver at 54% cents  per ounce;   .whereas  on .the   14th   of  December instant the   basis   of' eetile-  ; menl for lead was ipl.27 per 100 pounds,  and for silver 55 cents per ounce.  ' Upon the above basis a ton of  silver-  lead ore carryum 25 per cent lead and 60  ounces of silver would have netted from  ���������  the smelters on theloth December, 1900;  for lead, 500 pounds, less smelter deduction of 10 per   cent,   which   leaves  450  pounds, at 2.75J4 per 100 pounds, equals  $12.39%;     and "for   silver   CO   ounces  less   smelter   deduction   of 5 percent  which leaves 57 ounces at.64 cents equals  !f30 48, or a total of HS-87% per ton, out  of which would have to be paid the cost  of supplies, powder,   superintendence,  labor for mining and also   for  development, before   the  stockholders obtain  dividends.  On the basis of smelter settlements at  11th December instant, silver-lead ore  cuntaining the same quantities of lead  and silver per ton, namely,' 25 per cent  lead and GO ounces silver, _ would net  before all deductions for mining, etc.,  as above, silver ^31.35, lead ij'5.71)4,  or a total of ^37.0G}.2, making a difference in the the net returns from smelters for silver-h-ad ore of the above  grade of $11.81% per ton between the  juices paid one year ago and those prevailing at present. From this it would  appear that we are receiving to-day less  than one-half for our lead than at thia  time last year aud nearly one-sixth less  for our silver.  It may interest your readers to learn  thai the drop of ������15 in the price of copper in London, from about������70 to present price of ������55, has at last affected  the New York prices, which to-day are  quoted at a drop of from 16% to 15%  cents.  In view of the above, and the fact of  the government ollVr of $5 a ton bonus  this year to lead reiir.enes and a reduction in the freight and treatment rates  of at least $5 a ton would be none too  great to induce the present shippers of  lead ore to continue under adverse circumstances of the markets.    -  The life of a mine is somewhat like that  of a patient; its profits have to he made  during the period in which ore can be  taken out, and if production is continued at very low profits, it may mean  the exhaustion of the life of a mine before even the cost of purchase and expenditure on milling machinery  been rooaid.  wmii.i i ^jt-rt^nritt.w ,  Were You Ever Satisfied  Wooden and Fibre Tulis and  Fails or Every Description.  With cheap goods of any kind, especially GROCERIES?" We  think not,,.but, of course, we may be mistaken, however, we have  just received the following Canned Goods���������and they are all the finest,  freshest aud-BEST BRANDS of goods in the Kootenays to-day:  Kent Brand/Tomatoes  V  Kent Brand Corn  Kent Brand Peas  Kent Brand Golden Wax Beans  Clothes Pins, Sail Irons,  Brushes, Etc.  WE HAVE EVERY- THING TO  COMPLETELY OUTFIT THE  FAMILY LAUNDRY. ' CALL  AND SEE OUE LfNES.  Cutting's California Fruits and Simeoe Brand of Berries of all kinds  s for Pie and Table Use.  We have also the only complete lines iu Fancy Canued Meats,  Vegetables, Fish, and Shell-fish in Sandon,  call aud see them.  '&  Stores al. Sandon, Kaslo, Ainsworth.  H. BYERS & CO.  16-2-1 Reeo Avenue, Sandon.  Theo. fladson  TENT AND AWNING  ���������������       ��������� ������  ������  Secure On  e  *>  wear.  of Those  Beautiful  :h Bran<  Only a Few left.  ALL WOOL.  ALL STYLES.  ALL PRICES.  *������.("^������.l"H������������.l"K,l.l"W������.l"U������<.l,l.������.l,k^������.l,l<,>,(,l������'<.l"l������'������.l,l������'1.������S4,<.(S<".������,������<M.I* /l.l'U'MSl'1.l'UM,l<u.  FOR SALE ONLY AT  IHE HUNTER-KENDRiCK CO. LTD.  D  ������  ���������  0  0  ���������  0  0  0  o  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  have  For Xmas Presents.  Now for tlie holidays. We are now  receiving decidedly the best, assortment  of tovs, fancy goods, &c, tor tlie holiday trade ever opened in Sandon, ami  all very cheap. We are Helling all goods  Mt over, from last season at cost, and  the new goods are marked very low.  We know times are hard and money is  scarce, so the idea is to make the dollar  go as far as possible, and it will go farther in our store than at any place in  the Kootenay country iii the toy' and  ; fancy goods line. Please bear this in  mind parents and others who have to  buy, Clifle's hookstote is this year the  headquarters in the Slocan for holiday  presents.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  Wc are offerinir at the lowest prices  the best, prndex of Ceylon, India, China  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET. NELSON, B.C.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  A  SANDON. B.C.  o6e000000000oo090e009*o*60ee00������>aoo0O000000e6O0������0Ooeee  THE PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silvpr-Iead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  FR.KE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  "-Parties having mining propertv for sale are requested to send Bain pics of their ore to the  EXCHANGK for exhibition.  All samples should he sent by express, PREPAID.  Correspondence solicited.   Address all communications to  Telephone No. 101.      P. O. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B. C.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.  We have a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies''and Children's  Boots and Shoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for our groceries. We have on hand a good  selection of the best makes.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  Cook's Cotton Boot Compound  Is successfully used monthly by over  ^10,000Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladles ask  . your druggist for Cook's Coftoe .Root Com-  pflnnd. Tate no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangerous. Price, No. 1, Jl'per  box; No. 2,10 degrees stronger, $8 per box. No.  1 or 2. mailed on receipt of price and two 8-cent  Stamps. The Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  E*5"-N08.1 and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible DrnggistB. in Canada.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound is sold in  Sandon by E. F. McQueen and F J. Donaldson,  Druggists. ' ,  KOR   S-AJLjEI.  My  A limited number of Shares in  Similkameen Valley Coal Co.,  Limited. ������������������ . , f  For further particulars and  prospectus apply to  Wm. W. Fallows,  SANDON.  Official Agent for Slocan District.  : Dealers Ir Treats  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY  ������\  8*  fa  I  1  I  i  h  ,1  4  iJi  '������  ���������ft  %  fj't-J  '���������3  i  I  a'  ���������*S  'f,  >i  1  Si  w.  1  !  *W;ii  H  m

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