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 M^j������^-c r->*yA  T  r mtiajiiH'ijBivfaaiMpr xj p. r&fr irAis*******-/-���������  ���������~~fir* r������������-M-^t"  Oil ���������      'i   ,        ' ' ^ '/       "f    '     /  t!  ./   ,  VOL 2.   ' NO. 3G.  SANDON, B.C., SfitURDAY, DECEMBER 31; 1898.  FIVE CENTS.  11' II  /       ���������  fetch of tlis Latest Railway Town.  Instruction Work Biing- Pushed-Many  Bjildings Going Up���������Ming and  Farming   Facilities.  fiWork is well under'way on thc Nel-  yi & Bedlington railway, and is being  Mhed simultaneously both from the  Jternational boundary and the Kus-  puook ends. Contractor Carlson has  ready the 'right-of-way cleared from  look-^.to thc main line ofthe  ���������tow^-'Nest Pass railway, a distance  *hree miles, while Breckenridge  KVLuud are engaged on ,the same  firknear the  International bound try,  ic contractors, Messrs: Foley Bros.,  son   and   Halverson,-   have   fixed  in,Sirdar as their main distributing  art.   Sirdar was originally known as  IW Little's ranch and  then as Crcs-  Pns   Sirdar is situated about thc mid-  Lvof the construction work,' and   the  Ijiitractors have already erected there  Isree large warehouses adjoining  the  *W.P. railway station, which is itself  A the townsite.   The sawmill there,  jWed by Messrs. Byers and Bigetow  it Nelson, is  turning out 16,000 feet  l(lay, but even then cannot keep paca  [ jth the demand so great is the build-  activity.      Seven- hotels   are   in  |Urse of   erection,   and' five * general  ires are going up as wall  as  a large  Jnbcr of smaller buildings.   .  eirdar is exceptionally well situated  ^regards railw.ty connection, as both  Crow's   Nesl   Pass    railway   and  Nelson-Bedlington   railway   pass  i jfough it.   There is also a promising  ining district in the vicinity.   There  J numerous c-claims  ou G-oat uioun-  I 5a  wi.h excjilonl .iiirfiicj showings,  [|n"c of which have had a good deal o>  welopmcnt work done on them with  ^puraging results.   A trial shipment,  /n some  of these claims   is to   bo  }\1q    this  week to the Hall   Mines  , \ilter, so that a reliable estimate of  ���������Ac values may be obtained.   Sirdar  5-also a center   for   a rich   farming  ' jtrict,   fruit'-and  vegetables   being  pensively and profitably grown near  t is expected Lhat the Nelson-Bed-  rgton railway will have no difficulty  ibtaining running powers over the  \v's Nest Pass railway, as it is  ^ted on what appears to be conip-  ���������ut authority, that the plans of the  jmer line were filed at Ottawa before  /ise of the Crow's Nest road, and  it the Crow's Nest Pass line is now  Sning over the Nelson-Bedlington's  kes.  rich assays recently- made here will  again induce legitimate mining capital.  Appronos of the strike recently made  in the   Two Friends mine here,   A. E.  Teeter, one of the leasees of the Bank  of Englaiul   claim,   who   has just returned frbriiVhe'mine, reports that tlie  ledge  i������ shown now to be   fully three  feet in width, and he thinks ,that  the  foot wall has   not  been   encountered  yet.   Tlie  ore   in  the thrae feet now  driven through  lies in  three "'streaks  aggregating fully one foot of solid ore.  which   has the   appearance of   beinjr  high grade, and he  also expressed thc  belief that larger chutes exist on  the  foot   wall.     His   brother,   Mr. E. M.  Teeter, feels gratified to learn that his  judgment is confirmed 'and  has wired  his congratulation* from  hishomein  Iowa.    Mr. E. M. Teeter is  part owner  in the Howard Fraction,   thc Golden  Wedge group,   the Hoodoo, Free Gold  and severabptber valuable claims, and  has been  actively engaged   in mining  for upwards of 20 years,   but recently  removed to Iowa, taking his family to  the, old    parental   homestead   there,  thinking that the peace and quietness  of a ' pastoral life   would add  to   the  happiness of his" family  and himself.  He   lelt   all   his   business   affairs  in  British Columbia in the hands'of'his  brother, Mr. A. E. Teeter, who is also a  mining -man   of   experience   and   is  closely identified with mining in this  locality, being manager and part owner  of the first shipping mine  in this district, the Howard Fraction,   and  also  .the first   shipping mine on   Ten Mile  creek, the Kalispell.  mm fli mi cm  A Big Time Enjoyed by tne People  of the Lake City.  "Hogan's Alley Banquet."  answers   by   the  Question Drawer;  President.  EVENING SESSION.  Conversazione   under  the   manage  ment of the teachers of Nelson.  EAST  KOOTENAY   IMPROVEMENTS.  MORE RED TAPE IN CUSTOMS.  The  Canadian   Regulations   Are   Made  Much More Stringent.  )  Slocan City Briefs.  News was given the exporters that  owing to the action of the Canadian  government a new form of certificate  will be (required on all invoices of  merchandise sold .to importers in Canada and<exp6rted thereto, on and after  January, 1st, 1S99.  The certificate must be signed by a  partner, official or employe of thc exporter, having a knowledge of the facts  ���������sertilied to, and there must be written,  printe.l or stamped on the face or back  of the invoice the words: "This invoice  is true and correct," and where there  is a difference between any of the  l.rices shown therein and tne ordinary  credit prices at which the same articles - aro now sold bona-fide in this  country, the latter prices are shown on  the margin or elsewhere on such invoices. On and after January 1, 1899.  all invoices not bearing the above certificate will be refused by the Canadian customs authorities.  How Sandon Is Advertised,  ' ill  the  the  EMie following wont estray in  ������;il and only reached our office  J^ier day.  1 Mr. D. S. MeVennel, one of the pion-  * contractors and builders of Slocan  |y, arrived to-day from the White-  <ter Deep, and reports the mine in a  iirishing condition. Dune is one of  Kold timers   that has blazed trails  y  ���������Sault canal to Vancouver, and his  ftjarance indicates his pioneer life.  "willy Boeis and Martin Isaacson are  \ig development work on the Stand-  y Noi 5.' They have "a 20-foot open  ���������(., 12-foot shaft and 30-foot tunnel.  fe showing is favorable.   The claim  4ibout- two and a half miles   from  jean City. . The game parties have  ���������put   ������1,000 worth   of work done on  '.'���������'Peerless'.'.about- two miles   from  syn.   It was the Peerless ore that at-  licted  much attention  at the Fruit  , |ir at . Spokane., ; It is a  gilt edge  vpefty'.' ."  >.j*fir.'T. Sloan and A.York have just  .turned from'. the new strike in the  $o Friends mine, and confirm the re^  \d  in   the, Nelson Miner.     Thirty  'Xy.hes of almost clean ore is already  |sscut   and    the   end - is    not  yet  itched.     Mr. A; E. Teeter  has  re-.  liihed on the ground to to more fully  ;.4*jestigat'e the width of the ledge.   In  Aponse to the direct question to Sloan  d York, "Are you fully satisfied that  fe reports are hot exaggerated," they  id : "Not in.the least.   We are fully  sisfied that we have amine, and to-  nrrow evening Tthmk   Mr. Teeter  Ill-give  the Slocan country a still  pre agreeable surprise   We expect  .push  the work immediately."   Slo-  |a City faces present a more pleasing  -..pearance now that the fame of that  ' *q great prospecting mine  If Mrs. C. Henshawe's   book "Hypnotism" is no more reliable  than her  description of Sandon is accurate, all  we have to say is God help the readers  thereof.   .In   her description   of this  place she says the sun does not shine  on it for three moths at a time, when  every resident knows there is not more  than a month at this time of the year  when Sol cannot be seen by residents  every day.       She    says    too   there  is      but the    one      street    in    the  place, when even a drunken man could  find   two   parallel,   and several   cross  streets.   But here is a posy from her  peri: "The actual level ground in the,  valley covers an area scarcely 20feet in  width,''   when the distance  from the  K. & S. depot to the south of the C. P.  R. where the old depot stood, which is  a stretch of fairly level ground, caii-  not be much less than one-eight of a  mile.   In a short time  Sandon   will  have two ver3r well-graded streets, with  good buildings on both sides of one, at  least���������as it has to a certain extent at'  present-rand they seviral rods apart,  the vision of Mrs., Henshawe ' nevertheless to the contrary. '������������������'���������  A very unique as well as important  and interesting event took place in  Slocan City, Christmas evening. This  was a banquet known as the "'Hogan's  Alley Banquet,**'and was a free-for-all  affair���������the funds being raised by popular subscription to buy turkeys, etc.;  etc. This banquet was the outcome of  one given a year ago by several of our  prominent citizens and huniofously  called "Hogan's Alley Banquet." At  the adjournment of the festive affair  in '97, it was' unanimously resolved  that they skould annually onChristmas  hold a banquet to be.known as above  mentioned. , Pursuant to this the feast  of_'9S was p'reparod and served in the  Wilson House. The following were  present:  Dan Hanlou, A E Teeter, Nols Nelson, Thos Mirlvey, Geo Stall, Charles  Ward, Blair Carleo,-J VPurviance, F  M Purvianc-, Ralph Gillette, Harvey  Fife, Hugh Cameron, J W Kyle, James  Hossio, W H Burton, 8 O McMillan,  Jack Blench, W E Grant, D B Dnnlop,  Jos Thompson, Harry Tipoing, John  Aitchescn; Harvey' Aitclieson, A T  Stewart, R Hanover, Thos O'Reilly, D  D Robertson, Fred Clements, William  Potter. Alex Rogers, Wm Hicks, Wm  Clements, Pete MoCune, Robt Allen,  John Welch,'Harry Brown, Jas Livingstone, Martin Isaacson. Jack Reid, Jack  Kuimar, Wm Harris, Jack Miller, M  B Merritt, Fred Carlisle, Jos Law,-Joe  Dorau, Peter Schouberg, (Jlias Snyder,  Geo Adhnia, P.uiIHauck.'.J E Skinner,  Oscar Atsd'srion and Sam Clements.  The guests first paid attention to the  ������ood things to e>\l and then organized  for business. A. E. Teeicr whb elected  chairman, who responded with a few  words ol thanks for the honor conferred. Tho first speaker called for  Martin Marcheson, who responded in  a neat and appropriate speech, particularly calling attention to the need of  good will and harmonious action to  promote the common welfare. Mr.  Markeson expressed himself as now  being more firmly convinced than ever  thavthis is a good country and tnat at  no distant any will be tlie producer ol  millions in gold and silver. Mr. Wm.  Harris then spoke in the same tenor  and was followed by Messrs. Reid, Carlisle, Hanck, Fife, Hanlon and several  others in the same strain.  On motion a vote of thanks was  passed in favor, of Messrs. Hanck,  Adams and Stoll for their untiring  efforts, which contributed so largely  towards" making the banquet a -success; also to Mr. A. E. Teeter for providing comfortable and commodious  quarters for the banquet; also to Dan  Hanlon for his untiring and able work  in presenting our mineral exhibit in  Spokane during the Fruit Fair.  The following is a committee appointed to make arrangements for the  next annual banquet: A. E. Teeter,  Paul Hanck, H. Aiteheson ; on finance,  Paul Hanck, Martin Markeson, A. E.  Teeter.  _; (All the banqueters were feeling jub-  ileiit over recent strikes, and after  singing "God Save the Queon" and  America, dispersed with ��������� expressions  of good will and friendship.  After   Years  of Patient  Waiting  Work  Has  Been Commenced.  After three years of patient waiting  on the part of the people of East Kootenay, the Dominion authorities have  at last commence work on the perm-  anpnt'improvement of the Kootenay  river. James R. Roy, Dominion resident engineer^for the province, was in  Fort Steele a few days ago. He says  arrangements have been completed for  the immediate expenditure of an appropriation of 55,000 for the improvements between Fort Steele and AVard-  ner. The' work mainly consists of  removing the worst bars, thereby  lengthening the season of navigation.  As the C. P. R. only make out their  ore shipments four times a month, we  are unable to report this week.  Pay ore has been discovered in the  Leviathan; and now work will be  pushed on the property harder than  ever before.  It is reported that Mike Kerliii has  made a good sale to thc Ruth Co. of a  property he had just above the Ruth.  So far we are unable to get thc particulars. , ������������������ " ���������  Owing to a slight break in some part  of the tram, the Last Chance were unable to finish loading two cars, or a  much better showing would have been  made for the week by this promising  mine.  SERIOUS' SMELTER STRIKE.  A New Private School.  Annaconda Men Resort to Violence and  Injure  Several Persons.  Butte,,Mont., Dec. 26.���������The smelter  strikers at Annaconda resorted to violence last evening to prevent other  men from going to work. A man  named Mascethe was knocked down  with a club and his right eye, was destroyed. Judge Ludac and Rade Drag-  vivich were beaten, the latter seriously. 'Protection for the men who want  to work has been demanded from the  s icriff, and if he is not able to prevent  further violence the governor will be  calkd upon for the militia to preserve  order.  The situation at Anaconda is re-  gs-ri'red as .serious. Thr> strike -has  been indorsed by the Mill & Smelter  Men's Union, a number of Western  Federation miners, aud the strike may  spread. The trouble was started .four  days ago by the discharge of two men  for complaining against the amount of  their work being increased by a alight  reduction of tne force.  ���������   Mrs. Yates, for some years a teacher  in the city schools of Helena,   Montana,   has opened  a   private school in  Lloyd's building, Cody ave ,  this city.  She is taking pupils in vocal arid instrumental music,   and primary   and  advanced Eng ish.   From   her success"  here she is evidently a natural teacher,  which is fully verified by   the certificates she bears from   school superintendents, ' and other educationists   of  Helena and other places.   Her system  of teaching is especially  advatageous  to those pupils who cannot devote the  full hours of the public schools  to the  work.and desire to take up special subjects, as they can  attend classes a portion of tho day.   As Mrs. Yates is well  spoken of because of her moral worth,  her services  in her kindergarten and  other junior classes must be.exception-  ally valuable.  Ceristmas Entertainment.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Teachers' Institute.  It is expected that Mr. R. F. Green,  M.P.P., will be in Sandon on Sunday  on his way to tho House, which opens  at Victoria oil the 5th.  Mr. C. M. Wilson returned Sunday  from Spokane, where he went tosspend  Christmas, being called back owing to  the serious illness of his assistant, Mr.  Hall.  Miss Emily Jones, who was taken  so suddenly ill with brain fever on  Wednesday, was reported last evening  as being easier. Miss Jones took a  prominent part in the Christmas entertainment. Her many friends hope  to hear of her spcedj recovery.  F. L. Christie, barrister, has gone to  the coast to marry Mis������ Hatt, a lady of  his former acquaintance from Fred-  rickton, N. B. He took Dr. Young  with him'as best man. On his return  congratulations will be ia order. Marriage has grown cohtageous with the  professional gentlemen of Sandon of  late.  The Christmas entertainment1 given ~  by the Union Sabbath School,   in the  Methodist church,   Monday  evening,  was a very successful affair, especially .  as the programme was nearly all given  by little tots.   The little ones carried  out their parts well, several  of them  showing good vocal talent in their re- '  spective solo parts   iu   the cantatas.  Although there were other attractions  for the   evening the attendance   was  good, which was only proper,  as it encourages both the scholars and officers.  The success of the entertainment was  largely due  to the untiring efforts of  Mesdames S.uiford   and Grimmett in  training tho children.  Sandon Ore Shipments,  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending December 29 :  MINK. TONS.  Payne  50  Last Chance ^  80  Total 130  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  Killed by Horse Whim.  'f  has  re-  to its former standisg, and the stantly  Andrew Peterson, a, miner working  at the property of the Salmo Consolidated Company, near Yniir, was killed  on Monday.last. by being struck by the  pole of a horsewhim. The horse used  in working the whim broke loose and  ran away while- the bucket was  partly raised. ��������� The man in charge of  tlie hoist set. the brake and started in  pursuit ofthe animal. Peterson came  up, and for some unknown reason set  the brake loose. The weight of the  bucket swung the pole around, which,  striking him,  killed him almost in-  The following is the programme for  the Teachers' Institute to be held at  Nelson on January 2 and 3, '99 :  .    MONDAY, JAN. 2, MOKNING SKSSION.  Opening address by the President.  Organization of the Institute.  Enrollment of members.  Uiscussion on future proceedings.  AFTERNOON SESSION.  Papers will, be read and discussions  held on: ���������  ."Our    Work;";  by    Inspector   W.  Burns.B. A.  "Where we live," a, study and a parable, by James Hislop.  Primary reading, by Miss M. D.  Skinner.  TUESDAY, JAN.' 3, MOKNING SESSION.  Papers" will be read and discussions  held on :  "Errors in English," by W. A. Blair,  "Arithmetic," by J. H.Soady, B.A.  AFTERNOON SESSION. >  Addresses or discussions on any subjects of educational interest which  may be introduced by members or  friends.  MINING KECORDS.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from this station for the week  ending Dec. 30 :    , .,  Recorded at  New Denver.  LOCATIONS.  Deo 21���������Mny. Galena Farm, Mrs. J Clement.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Deo 22���������Moraine Star No 7 to J F MeCrno.  Quabee to "Win Harrison, _  ASSESSMENTS.  Dae 20���������ConderY Slocan  Bell,  Baltimore Fraction.  Dec23���������Starlight Fraotion.  '    .'TRANSFERS.'  Dec 20���������Hemlock i,C  Faa������ to WE "Will.  Junol,1897.  Dfc21���������SlingoFraction i, WD Mitchell to  W R Will, Oct 13.  Copelia, Newerj, Turris and Wallace 1, A  Thompson, to same, Oct 14.  ,  Dawo Centre i G A MoLean to D A MeDon-  ������ld,Sept2fl. ii.  Minei  Whitewater.  Jackson   Total........  Tons.  ... 15  ... 15  30  CHURCH    NOTES.  Iron   Mask,  TO CUBE COLD IN ONE DAY. ���������,..���������-  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.!  All druggist* refund th������ money if it  fails to cure.   ������5 ceata.  Mf.thodist, Eev. A.M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m.  Subjects: Morning���������"What has 1S9S  taught usi?" Evening���������"What will 1S99  bring us?"  There will be no morning service in  the Virginia hall to-morrow ; Kev. J.  A., Cleland will preach at the usual  hour in the evening���������7:30.  '���������;  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m , after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  For ConstipafcY i, take Karl's Clover'  Epot Tea, the great Bleod Purifier.  Cures Headache,-Nervousness, Eruptions on the skin, and makes the head  elear as a bell.' Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store.  m  as**  j/u V . I.  KrTA  i & V  :i  '���������, i     >..* X  /  m  -;-:';������������������<  SATURDAY DECEMBER 31, IS'JS.  THE EXEMPTION.  The requisition  of the Ruth Mines  Co. to have their proposed  coilcmitra-  tor exempt fr< m taxation, is diduivntly  considtn-d   by the   taxpayers,   as all-  such mutters naturally will be.   ri.-mo  say I pay  my  taxes, and every  liinn  dointr   doing  business   in   the   place  should   do tho   same.    Tluwoliailly  this is true and just; but siioh'Cunti'ii-  fiims are often unjiiht" in practice,    in  the Iirst place   (he property   they  are  likely  to occupy is now paying but a  nominal fax, end will, unless occupied  by  some such   institution, bo likely  to remain  unproductive for many a  day, so that in exempting, the council  arc not losing a revenue they now possess or one they  are likely to possess  for many a day.   Again us we said last  week,   if  they build above   the city  limits, the city will have all the an-  ' noyances   of  accumulating    concentrates, and be'powerless to check them;  thoy will derive no taxation from the  ���������'��������� institution, will have some of,,our business institution's drawn that; way; and  :   .-will be'compelled; to grade; morelengtli  ';. 'of street.and "keep .up, more,length of  ". side7waiks.Y,;Y Y '      'Y.;Y.Y-Y' ��������� -Y'Y'Y-Y''-Y' ���������  Who-the-next council will be,it:is at  '-'present ha'rd'.to say.;';'; but.tocppesatis-  factSrilK'with .a couple���������' of ������������������important''  Y matters thatmay arise/they will have  some important decisions to arrive at.  YThis request of the Ruth Co. is-but the  '.-.'��������� comnienceincnt-.-.. of. ,-the   concentrator  " questidii'iii town..;- No doubt the Star'  :' cpncentrator.to get the necessary water  Y supply for; continuous operation, will  yet have  to come within the city lim-  . ; its; the" Reco,; the Minnesota Silver  Y;;:Co.,  and, astime goes on, a dozen  or  Y more companies, : will' seek,7similar  7'-"favors to tWKuth./and-.thcaden is to.  '���������'��������� study 'the question well  and act with  decision! 'GonerailyspioiitkingY.in ;'ar  ���������placfi:'' like -this \vhereV street ".grading  ..and'sidewalk construction   are expen-  ' sive, the more- the business  is central-  ;' ized the better.for the taxpayers.'.-:' The  '������������������'concentrators - should all' be brought-  .rwithiii.the city limits and be well controlled by by-laws as to the-removal of  concentrates   and   other   obstructions  withont cost to the taxpayers  '.-������������������-.,: Other questions   they will, have to  grapple with will be. efiective'sewage,  fluming, street grading and sidewalks,"  'abutments   and grading   required for  Sunnyside, etc.   The better pl'ari would  ���������be to look over the absolute   requirements of the place in works, from beginning to'eiid, and submit one, by-law  to cover the;'.cost of the whole., Taking  works   by piecemeal,   the ratopapors  are likely to say that such and such is  Y purely local,. and .we have no right to  bear any portion of it'; but when all  necessary improvements are included  in the one tax this apparent injustice  is fully, overcome. After the new  council are elected, a committee of the  taxpayers ought to be appointed by  the council to. look into all these matters arid report for the council's guid-  . ance., A Board of Trade, could do this  if we had one, but in its absence the  next best step, with a view to general  -  justice, ought to be taken.  smelters can, in the name of all that is  good why do they want protection, or  any law that gives them an advantage?  If they can smelt on better terms than  thc Americans the American ore producers will'not be slow to see it, and  under reciprocity they can have equal  chance to smelt American ores with  the American institutions.  At the present B. C. ores am subjected to a 820 a sou duty entering the  Stales, and with reciprocity that would  ho removed and add ������20 a ton moro to  tho value of Sloe.an ores. This would  give a great impel us lo mining in this  country. 1( would enable all low grade  mines to work at a profit. It would  create a greater demand for miners and  properties.' It would stimulate and  give double the business to thc B. 0.  smellers if they smelted on equal  tcrn.s with the Americans, creale .1  greater demand for Crow's Nest coal  and give the country an extra start all  around. But, no, this is not tho idea  of the B. 0. smelter men and their  Iriends���������their idea is to extort the lust  pound of flesh frcm the Slocan mines,  and they want the government to turn  in and help them do it. It remains to  be seen whether or not they have got  the government's ear.  to be donp,' that piactical instructions  may be given on the spot. Rossland  and Sandon are, of course, the reasonable competitors, and, as we said in a  previous issue, to meet the circumstances, it might be held alternate  terms ������t these places.  ���������The, Victbriapapers; are advocating  the establishment of the;YProvincial,  school of mines in that city, because,  it is an; educational cen'tre.7 Yes; it  was pretty well educated when it stole,  th rough; unfair "representation; in the  House, the parliament buildings a-way  from the .main land, and at four times1  the cost to; the country; they ought, to  have been.7 A school can be: but little  use in- placer minings as but' little ,iri-  s traction iii the.art of extracting mineral dust-from; tlie sand can be given;  It is only; in'rock mining in which instruction   can be given, aridY there is  none   around Victoria.   -To establish  the school'iit Victoria -would mean the;  hauling -away ;; from' their homes,'.' at'  -long -distances;.'and   under heavy .expenses, the bulk of-, all jwho might for  many'aYday reqiiirb'instruction.; ��������� The  schoolm us t be -held.;in. West -Kootenay-  where,thebulle.ofthe.-pupils. are".'likely  to be found, and where the mining; is  ASMOKE-  A new and splendid assortment of.sV  * 1 p*  able materials for all kinds of garment^  on hand. ��������� ',  FIT   WE   GUARANTEE.  In addition B tp perfect fits we guaril  perfect  workmanship,   a  matter   of %  j '   if  'l  moment in this day of close competition i  Our prices the lowest.      ,   ' ll*>!  KOOTEN/iY'S T*SI  ���������AM  If  ^^^i^cfi$?������$r,������$r- ������$? ������$? ������$?������&������ &^^<m &  ��������� V.  AN&  o  On hand at  lerii'iiiaioi  Directly opposite  the C.P.R. station.  PICTUREFRAIWING  1  Note  fl  SPECIALTY.  We also carry high-class  Undertaking. Goods.  Primado arid La'Flor deVallues Cigars���������they  excell all others  in flavor.   All the leading  ��������� brands in stock.   ���������-;.,..:-���������  City Gigar*Store.  Sy ^. Mighton.  ffiv^C^OfaOffaiJjfs ������^3 c^|Cb <ssjfa djfo <s^s s^j������^������������^p)a^!^ g  /n  a :���������     KS  l^;*?ff*i*^^  At Sandon, Rossland, Helson, Kaslo; Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  7 ;. SandoB;     : M Slocan 7City^ 77-  ';    KECITPvOCITY. V  It looks now as if the .Crow's Nest  Coal Co. and the cities of Rossbind and  Nelson were going to make a superhuman effort to defeat ��������� reciprocity in  ores, in the, proposed treaty. The  cities referred to know that with reciprocity the smcltera at  Nelson  and  , Trail would have to accc-.pt, the rates  for smelting of the American smelters  - plus the difference in freights on ores  between the Slocan nnd, those cities  and the Slocan and the American  smelters.- YThey glibly prate about the  ability of the 13. C. smelters to give the  Slocan mine owners the same treatment they get across tlie lines, but  when it conies- to the consideration of  particulars  that will force them to af-  " ford the same treatment they hot only  funk but- kick frantically to prevent  the adoption of the compulsory nioas-  ures. The Crow's Nest Coal Company,  headed by that arch Tree Trader,  Robert Jaffray���������we beg pardon, Free  Trader in everything but coai and ores  ���������kicks as lustily as any of them, that  the ��������� coal riiining   may be built up at  ; the  sacrifice   of  silverrlead  'mining.  ��������� This is how the battle wages.  If the B. 0. tnieiier men are equal to  their word it^ .they can handle ores  on  better^ city,   than the American  fe. ���������������������������'���������������������������:��������������������������� W'HENiM  SflMb.OH''STOF'flT;TH^  m? tnEE-j  . 'Sszasi ifissnsj  mm  We have just received a large coDsign'ment of Fancy Biscmtsf-'jjjj  Assorted Candied Peels, London Layer Baisins, California Figt-lsIM  Japanese Oranges, and New Jersey Cranberries. -??II  A new line of Glassware specially  bought  for the bar (  consisting of Colored Glasses���������Tom and Jerry Sets, Dccnn  Syrups and Bitter Bottles; all of new design.  We need not mention that our prices are always right  SANDON, B. C'  Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  asi������fflffl:  KHCTCKtwanj xagBTMLurJUjweifncauteimtf -" ��������� ���������" "���������TTr"fiTin  13       .    ' ' M  ffllLET  m  'M  Hunter Brothers.  ���������^.  ���������������r*i--tj,- '���������sffii' '������3v -'OJt. '"���������"Ok ��������� *"������*(��������������� -"on, ��������� **<3^- "way ��������� ;**������������������������.��������� ^o^. ^38v ^WiV. ��������� ^S^.W'H  '        ��������� ���������jB0- taf ��������� #&��������� OS> ��������� (23>- 0& ��������� fi&- /ft?' fiB������' (SB* ' fiSF' ������&> ' iOSf"-  \.  ^���������yy*-''-'^-?*-^^ ',  Our FALL Stock ****&,  Si  Do you see this  package?  keep it in  your mind  and when you ask  for "Athlete  See that this is  -what:.;;.you get.  Consisting of the finest line of Imported English Worsteds, Irish Serges  and Scotch Tweeds.  PANTING PROM $6. SO UP  SUITS PROM $26 UP  What a satisfaction there is in knowt  ing your suit is m de from the Lates-  ar.d newest goods in the market, and  then the trimming should be considered  how nicely satin sleeve lining and a  beautiful satin finished body lining add  to the beauty and comfort of a coat.  We guarantee all work first class in  style, fit and finish.  Don't forget to treat yourself to a  nice Overcoat this fall.  A. DAVID;The Miners' Tailor  Opposite Hotel Reco, Reco Ave.,  >' ' '      Sandon.  ViTi^  .- .-ji':" p1_. _���������- .  ji"-i'.r a i .J.....P-',," ������������������/  P,.1V'*i;-::">1'1.'"-.^ -.'-���������;  ���������-:��������� V.J������\-.������i.V1  ���������(���������"������ "���������  "V  - ...... m'   f J1 1 i    Ii  3/   .1-..   f������.'i������L   r ������������������::  ���������"-V.v." ���������.-<������������������'(��������������������������� Si'"���������..;x*  ^-V-.r-"������- 'ir-y^-y-.-i  , .mm ...  .T-<i--J~.  r- ������-V>v;-.-:-,'/.  I.*   1   ������!P  '.-���������'v.1"  ���������wf   ��������� "���������"        " ������ . I   ���������-  1 * i   11.  / ft* *. ""-"i   *  1   .    Ij'J  1 ;r^. competition;.;  Y^2.;'..2'-f--^  ���������^Y-Seagm^  2 Booth's  Meagher's  :InMo6d:^ndfflass-  ;Xn Wood or glass.  ;& Dewars'-& Sons  (xJeh Fehniaeh- t  ;e#:  er  .Clarets;:  Sherries  JVative; Wines  ;?urk's:X;X:;X:  Mitehell's  J. Jameisoh  Bass's '"���������������������������//  Guinness  Bre  wvy &���������>','.  -JJLL  1  .raiicties.  Hennesey  In Wood and Glass.  Gonzalez & Co.  Absenthe  Yefmouth  Benedectine  Cherries  tors. / ;  Merisenino  Curacao  Chartreuse  G, H. Munirn & Col     Pommerj  fitters.  m  J. Bull  Orange  ��������� Angostura  ������him V  \i  12;  *r>  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  Kaslo has 100 children  attending  school.  n ' l  The Rev. Mr. McKee, Presbyterian,  was duly ordained at Nelson, Sunday  last.  McDonald Bros., of thc Balmoral,  are going to give Bobbie Burns a birth -  day present.  The Lodge would like to havo th c  Miners' Union build an hospitilat  New Denver.  Richard Fry well known in mining  circles, died from natural causes in  Idaho on the 1-lth inst.  Silverton is credited with trying to  inveigle thc agency of the Bank of  Montreal from .New Denver.  The civic elections , will be held on  the 12th. Who's to be wno ? ,But are  we to have a public meeting before  then ?  - Stop that Cough I Take warning. It  may lead .to consumption. A 25c.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  life.   Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Thc K. of P. will give a grand ball at  Spencer's hall on Monday evening  next. It is expected the city brass  band will play the opening grand  march.  It is how about a year since our M.  P., Mr. Bostock, was here and promised us a Custom's office. As yet there  is no sign of it even in the distant  horizon.  Two attornsys, a constable with a  black eye, and sundry other parties  were mixed up in a case at Three  Forks, tried before Judge Sproat at  New Denver.  Karl's Clover Root Tea, for congtipa-  - tion its thc best, and if after using it  you don't say so, return the packace  and   get vour money.     Sold at  McQueen's Drug Store. *  New Denver spent over $14,000 in  new buildings the past year. Although it was a dull year in Sandon  over ?>20,000 all told was spent on new  buildings and improvements on old  ones. '  The lovers ofthe "light fantastic"  were given lots of scope Monday 2C���������  two dances, both well attended and a  good time enjoyed by all. Tlie .band  realized a small sum from the one held  in Virginia hail.  Mr. G. O. Buchannan, of Kaslo, was  in the city Wednesday. He has some  fears that leciprpcity in ores will be  defeated in the present negotiations  through the other influences of the  province that would like to see things  otherwise.  If the Czar of Rusiia-is the humanitarian he would have the people believe he is, and is as anxious for peace  as he says he is, why does he not liberate the thousands of unfortunates he  is holding in worse than ordinary  slavery in Siberia ?  = Commencing next issue, The Review, in common with all other Canadian papers, will have to pay postage.  This should induce aelinqnents to  Bend in their arrears, as it is hard on  publishers to furnish readers with  papers free including postage.  A week ago the Star laid off some 65  miners retaining but about 35 around  the works. This is occasioned by the  ��������� water supply, that operates the concentrator, becoming low. This condition will remain until the snow melts  in the spring. The result goes to show  that the Star people will have to bring  their concentrator down to the city  when tbey ' can utilize all of Sandon  creek. .'������������������'.'''���������  A.lady, who for the first time saw  up on the mountain side, on Tubsday  last, ihe K. & S., rotary snow plough  driven by three engines,. making the  snow fly in clouds down the hill side,  remarked, "It is something terrible."  In corning in on Monday some machinery got disabled in tlie Lucky Jim  slide, and had to go back to Kaslo for  repairs. The train reached town a  little ahead of time on Tuesday.  An interesting sparring contest for  points, ten rounds, took place in spencer's hall on Tuesday evening last between Jerry Haley, of California, and  Percy Wilkinson, this city. From  start to finish the contest was interesting, but as we do not bo.ist of such a  thing as a boxing reporter, we are  unable to give the merits of the contestants in the several rounds. Gus  Thompson refereed the match to the  satisfaction of all, and called it a draw.  We suppose, both contestants would  call themselves middle-weights. The  attendance was quite large.  Mr. H. Cook, who has had charge of  the C.P.R.'s express business here for  the past year and also assisted the  . agent in other ways, has been promoted, and in ajfew days will leave for  Reveistoke, to enter upon his new  duties on the Arrow Lake line to Rob-  son. Mr. Cook will be missed in the  Methodist choir, in the brass band and  at the office by the general public  where he was always extremely courteous and obliging. We understand  his family are to remain for a time.  All citizens will be glad' to hear of his  continued promotions till he gets close  fco the elbow of Sir Van himself.  r| he Priist ol Nelson hr-Jd midniaht  iniii-s in Virginia u.ill Christmas Eve.  lie had a large audience.  Thos. Brown has imported from the  aid sod a quantity of genuine Scotch  short bread for New Year's, to be eaten  like the unleavened bread in (he days  of the passover.  Catarrh cured. A clear head and  sweet breath secured with Shiloh's  Catarrh Remedy. We sell six bottles  for $3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Hockey Match.���������There ��������� will be a  hoekey match Monday afternoon between the north and south sides of  Reco ave. Proceeds in aid of Sandon  brass band.   Band in attendance.  The members of Alta Lodge, A.F. &  A.M., will meet at Crawford's hall on'  Thursday, Jan. 5, '99, at 8 o'clock p.m.,  for permanent oreanization. Sojourning Brethren cordially invited.���������W.H.  Lill^,sec'y.  Shiloh's Consumption .Cure cures  where others fail. It is' the lending  Cough Cure, and ,no home should bo  without it. Pleasant to take and goes  right to the spot. Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store.  Judge Lilly says he has a few old-  time drunks he will have to make an  example of if they do not take the  hint. He gives them the option of a  light tine or a few days' confinement,  and in a few days' they are back for a  repetition. ' He has resolved on sending some of them to Nelson gaol for a  long stay.  A mechanic complained to the  editor the' other day of defective arrangements at the post office. He  goes to worklVat 7 o'clock, and could  not expect the'bflice open before that  hour. The general delivery is always  closed between 12 and 1, which is very  inconvenient for, the industrial class.  On Saturday the mail came in a little  late nnd the wicket did not open that  evening. It was closed all day Sunday,  and Monday, being a holiday, it was  open but a'short time, so he was unable to get a letter that arrived for him  on Saturday before Tuesday evening.  We are are aware lhat the government  allowance for help is very limited, and  government clerks, as well as others,  must have holidays. As the noon hour  is thc only certain time that mechanics and laborers can call for mail matter it would be a great convenience if  some arrangement could be made by  the P.M. to open tho general delivery  at say 12 45, ' Many people would be  most agreeably accommodated by such  a concession.  CHflMQEdBLE WEATHER throws the hnman machinery  -    out of gear and renders it more susceptible to prevent aijments.  ' "��������� After a "muggy" period the iirst cold day "strikes home"  unless the system is well fortified by strengthening stimulative  nourishment, of which the most perfect form is  :aa  T  niN  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  t~>  BOyRIL.  30 Farringdon Street, London, England.  25 and 27 St. Peter Street, Montreal, Canada.  Return this advertisement lo us with 2-cent stamp and we willV  s nd you Wiionhart's Great War Puzzle. We are offering '  $100.00 for the solution of this puzzle.    All.  SANDON. B. C.  Having opened , business in the  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared to do ail kinds of Boot  nnd Shoe Making and Repairing in the  latest and neatest styled  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO ORDER TOO SMALL  AND NOME TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Huppertcn.'   '  l|,������*.r^*,'t.*,^M,("ti^P'',rU������'l,("UM.i*1l������M,riir*l,('^M,i,l<M.(,,liiM.������,l,,  THE....  SANDON, B. C.  L'OK OVER KliTi." YEARS.  Mrs..Wlnslow's Soothlnff Syrup has been  used by millions ofmothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, sutlering  and crying with pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle ot "Mrs. "Wlnslow's  Soothing Syrup" lor children teething. Jt  will relieve the poor little sufferer Immediate  ly. Depend upon lt, mothers, there ly no  mistake about it. Xtcures dlarrfcoan, regulates  the stomach and bowelsi, cures Wind Colic,  softens the gums and reduces Infl.-immatlou,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup" lor children  teething is pleasant to the taste and is the  prescription ol one of tho oldest and best  femalephvsloians and nurses in the United  States. Price twenty-live cents a Uottle.  Said by. ail druggists throughout the -world.  Bo sure and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow'BSoothliiK  Syrup."  DREADFULLY NERVOUS.  Strictly First-class.  Furnished Rooms.  Application foi\Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that at the next  meeting of tho Hoard of License Com m issio'n-  ers lor the city of Sandon, we shall apply for  a renewal ol our liquor licoiise lor the Atlas  hotel, Lltuate on lluco avenue, In the city ol  Sanden.  TATTRTE .t FRASER.  Sandon, December 24th, 1SBS.  Certificate ot  Improvments.  NOTICE.  llnndom Shot Mineral Claim situate in the  Slocan Mining Division of West Kootenay District. "Where located: on Noble  Five mountain, west ol and adjoining the  Ajax.  Take notice that I, Charles A. Stoess, of  Kaslo, H.C., acting as anent for His Ajax Mining and Development Company, Ltd., of Sandon, B. C., Ereo Miner's Certificate, Ne.  .12,1)31 A. Intend, sixty days lrom the date  heroof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder lor a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining, a  Crown   Grant  of the  above  And lurther take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced belore the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this 2nd day or No vembor, 18DS.  CHARLES A. STOESS.  My Ifew'Year's  JSREETlNG^msfe^  is accompanied with a strong recommendation  to buy  HAMILTON WATCHES  wishing you all a happy,  jmLvsmz^^NEW YEAR^  I AM,    YOURS TRULY.  J      V  RELIABLE JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN.  Gents:���������I was dreadfully nervous  and for relief took your Karl's Clover  Root Tea. It quieted my nerves anp  strengthened my whole nervous system. I was troubled with constipation, kidney.and bowel trouble. Your  .Tea soon cleansed my' system^ so  thoroughly that I rapidly regained  health and strength. Mrs. S. A. Sweet,  Hartford, Conn. Sold at ' McQueen's  Drug Store. .  I. O. O. F.  Sllrer City Lodge, No. .19, meets every Friday evenlng.ut 7.30 o'clock.in Crawford's hall.  M. L. GRIMMETT, N. G.  N. J. GAttBUTT, V. G.  .  A. HARLOW, Rec. Sec.  All BOjournlng brothers cordially Invited  to attend.  Dressmaking  and  Millinery.  Y MRS. JONES has opened in both  these lines, iii the shop once occupied  by Miss Drydcn, just west of the Sandon hotel.  Her Millinery is of the latest designs,  and Dressmaking always up to the  latest fashions.  Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  ,������A.  TO CONSUMPTIVES.  The undersigned having been restored  to health hy simple means, after suffering  forseveralyearswith a severe lung affection, and that dread disease Consumption", is anxious to make known to his  fellow.sufferers-, the means of cure. To  those who desire it," he will.cheerfully  send (free of charge) a'copy of the tha  prescription used, which they will find a  sure cure for Co.vsumptiom, Asthma',' Ca-  TAiiitu, Bronchitis and allthroat and lung  Maladies. He hopes all sufferers will  try his remedy, as it is invaluable. Those  desiring the prescription, which will cost  them nothing, and may prove a blessing,  will please address,  Ruv. EDWARD A. WILSON,  lyr. Brooklyn, New York.  m  A QUICK CURE FOR  \ COUGHS AND COLDS;  Very'valuable Remedy in all     ..<  affections of the ���������     \  THROAT or  LUNGS  Large Bottles, 25c.  DAVI6 ft'LAWRENCE CO., Limited  Prop's, of Perry Davis' Pain-Killer  L L. Grimmett, ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,   Notary  Poflic, Etc.  Sandon,    B. C.  A Quartette  Of Thieves.  The thief who steals  Your Purse,  Your Time,  Your Reputation,  Your fleath.'     '<'������������������  This last can be  caught by  Lambert's Syrup  Douglas Pine.  A bottle of which will  cure your caugh or  cold, ere your' health  is quite gone. Secure  one from any druggist  ���������25 cents a bottle.  I have opened on Reco Avenue,  opposite Clifton house, in Tinware, &c. I am prepared to do  all kinds of jobbing for mines or  families. Rates reasonable, and  the beet of work guaranteed.  H. J. Robertson.  My*stock for the fall.and winter is  now complete. It embraces cver3*thing  in Ladies' and Children's wear���������  Dresses, Corsets, Underwear of every  description. Hats and Trimmings, in  fact everything for the season found  in a first-class establishment.  Terms reasonable.  Miss Wilson,  Reco Avenue, Sandon.  The business is for sale; good reasons for selling. Living apartments in  connection with the business.  H. Bvers & Co.  I carry a large stock of  Ranges and Cook  Stoves,  Box and Heating  Stoves,  'Queen' Heaters, Etc.  Call and inspect our lines.  H. BYERS & CO.  Nolson.B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Which deals with those weaknesses resulting from  ERRORS OF YOUTH, such as DRAINS, NIGHT  LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IMPOTENCY, VARICO-  CELE./etc. It explains to you fully justAvhyELECTRr-  CITY cures and cures permanently. Its tells air about  the world-famed DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT for  .WEAK MEN���������young or old. I am the inventor, and  with it I cured 5,000 last year.  "    CONSULTATION FREE  at office, or if you do not live near enough to call, write for the above book,  sent scaled free  DR. R. SANDEN, 186 St. James Street, Montreal, W  Having secured the agency for the Lethbridge Coal  for Sandon, Nctr Denver and Silverton, I am prepared  to fill ordera promptly. '  Sandon Transfer Co.  E. A. Cameron.  ������*.-.* ���������'������������������.������ fi**',  .'������������������';j '���������iil'.S'! fr.'1  y f.iA i" -* ijs::  . ������������������.!. .^������������������.-.-'si.y*..-.  /   * > i. i"������,u.'������    i������, ,*���������  I."-! J  .   "l'I* ���������*.<   - .-'vi "���������-O'   -,'��������� I,

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