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 to_s  / ���������fSw:'it  VOL. (1���������NO. 35  SANDON, B. 0., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1903.  ���������'"Pf Office       n-iifc.  H. Nash ,l<,g t.n_f?....  f1.������ tit -r^ 1 . I A. E.  Han       auditinir........ 9f, nn  The Mayor Delegatied to Van-.'a K. Atherton   horseblank;:;: ' I oo  rnv^r itV'fli^ r.._ i'   r      .   i Jail unci Bros.       oats .-....'' o on  3 00  Sonsplel Date Fixed For Tuesday Next  50  2.00 PER YEAR  cover in the Interest of  Lead Tariff.  The adjournal] regular meeting of the  city council was hold -Monday evening  wir.ii Uie following mem hers present.  Mayor Grimmett, unci Aids. Cameron,  Crawford, Valla,ice and Goiiitn.  Three communications from W. W. B.  Mclnnes, Provincial Secretary were  rend     and     tiled. The   first   ;,was  a   notification   of    the    teazel tin-,'     of  Aid.   Cameron   and E. R. Atherton  to  as    members  of   both   the  Boards   of  License Commissioners and*Po!iceCommissioners for the City of Sandon.   The  second referred to tne city'a recommendations of Aids.   Crawford and   Brown  to    respectively  act   as   members    of  these boards and that owing to   receiving   the    said    recommendations    for  appointments     too   late   for gazetting  Aid. E. A. Cameron   and   E. R. Atherton had boen gazetted to   fill   lhe dual  positions.     Further   that   the   recommendation of E. M. Sandilands as Police  Magistrate for the city would receive attention ofthe  Attorney-Genera!  upon  his return from the east!   Tho third letter gave notice of the date  upon  which  ' The salary of the city clerk was raised  >'on. if 60 to m.   The same to take effect  from ihe 1st of February 1003.  Sandon hai at liiat decided on the date    upon whicli tlie Jocal honspiel  will be Meet the Dominion Represeuta-  held and is arranged fur next  Tuesday  fill. T7*l-i  '������-'-       ���������"���������  UiAD MINBRS ATTflBCOASl  the 17th inst.   Secretary Lj'ons has   al  ready issued invitations to all   clubn  of  the association tot-end rinks.   Justhou  ...���������. +���������vu. tne association to send rinks.   Justhow  Theeity clerk was instructed to noti- many will attend it is hard to say,   but  fy the school trustees to   waite on   the if the same   disposition   prevails   now  council at their   next   meeting   with  a that was so manifested by those whoat-  view to reducing school maintenance ns   tuntU^i- <������������������������  ���������   tatives   and   Discuss  Lead Tariff.   ..win run   kenned-ttie "spiel"   at  Rossland   last  recommended by the finance committee,   month ha������ not changed,Saudoncan look  Tlie question of sending a delegate  to   forward to seeing a large and enlhusias-  to the coast   to   represent   Sandon   in   tic gathering.   If the  present  slate   of  conjuction withothermembcreof Boards : weather   holds   out���������which    wo    have  of Trades and delegates of the Koot.nay ' every reason to believe���������tlie ice will  be  who are now at the coast with   a   view . in superb condit ion for good curling,  to meeting the British Columbia repre-j    Although the prize   competitions are  sentativesofDominionhonseJnan.en-   not    nil   arranged   for   it   is    decided  deavor to impress them with tlie neces-   there will bo nt least three open evt-nff*.  cesity of  immediate legislation in faror   They will   comprise ' the  Bostuek cup,  of the lead industry received   some  at-   the.Harris trophy, a  solid   rolled   gold  tention when  tlie following  resolution   watch 'chain, ancl a merchants contest,  was stibmited and carried ; m������.f������ ������������������������������������������' '  hearing o'f the city's water right   would  be given-.  . The circular sent out by the Secretary  of the Provincial Mining Association  was.received and filed and. tlie clerk was  instructed to write J. B. Hobson to visit  the city at his earliest convenience in  the interest of organization.  Tlie report of the chief of police was  received and filed and showed the fines  and penalties for the month of January  to be $25.  The auditors report was received stating that he had mado a complete audit  of the city's books and found tjhein to be  correct.   The report was  received   and  filed along with the financial statement.  '; Tho finance committee recommended  the.payment'of the following  accounts  to be paid   and   further   urgently   requested that the'expense of maintaining  the school be reduced as well as   objecting to principal Luvering  using  school  fuel for his own private use.     The   report waB adopted.  SALARIES.  Geo. Waite....... ,  C. E. Lyons   J. E. Love ring   ACCOUNTS.  was stibmited and carried ;  That the Mayor be delegated to go   to  Vancouver to interview SenatorTemple-  mari and the other senators and  representatives of the Dominion government  for P.. C.'i and lay before them theneces-  sity of raising the tariff on lead and its  products imported into Canda, and this  council further wishes to placeon record  the hearty endorsation of themdvement  for the betterment of the mining indus  ������'������������������������ ������P of four individual   prizes       Of  courSe,fo���������rin������lividualp)-izeSwillaccom-  pany each ofthe first name trophies  Crawford-Lyons.   ^, v.,,v, ijunjog industry in the Kootenay district which we  believe will be brought about by raising  the tariff as requested of tlie Dominion  government by the delegates who visited  Ottawa.  -��������� On Thursday .a8t the   lead   delegates  -ho went ,.��������� the coast  from the Koote-  ofthe   Doin.n.on   parliament   had   an  W. II. Malkin, president of the  Vancouver board of trade, presided,  and   among those   u ho attended were  Senators Tenipleman and Re.d ��������� Ralnh  Smith,* M. P . r, r ' ' w*l,P"  M   P  li        ,     ', b-    WcPheroon,  M.I .elect; besides representative ���������  n������������rly al the board of t.ades of the i,,  "������������������"or and mining associations present;  ''lhe present condition of the silver-  eaclmnnng industry of.heprovincew^  uetanffonlead and   its   by-products  ''trussed and conceded '  /The delegates from the Kootenay dis-  ncS Pointed out thai   the   Ameri,in  ������u  miners are protected bv a 2i/  ta"ff whereas lead and itsprochut / o  sue J cheap htbor countries   af   Mexi Z,  Spain and Germany )U.e allowed tocon  n;to Canada almost tree of duty.      n'is  i\ crntyre   of    ���������ie   Methodist   church.  M.������������od,e  Warner  acted   as   brides  ' -aid, wh.h, Wm. Crawford,  brother of  Payne Has Nearly Three Feet of Ore.  Later paticulars are   now   obtainable   "'ai(]' whilft W^. Crawford',  brother^  regarding the big strike at   the   Payne fc"'00'n' Panned the duties of be������t  mine last week.   At the time Mr. Garde  T"'   After t,le nuptial  knot was tied  I encounrered the ore body the inrush of   tho8?.P���������ent-at down   to a bounteous  water was so great   to   impede   further ."?  bre'!lkfa8t. after   which    they  exPlo,tationand,ofcourSe,necessitinga'repft1"'ecl   to the   C-P. JR. depot, where  suspension of work until such   time  as   T     * a,,10"'er of ��������������� and ,ood wish,*  the  (low of water   abated.     The  ore   !    .  T  y   'J,am'ed   C0������P*ed   took the  body at the point of intersection proves     T f������r Koa",.and, where thev will take  Early Monday morning last, the  residence, of Mrs. C. E.  Lyons,   Cody ave"  was the scene of a pretty wed.ling.when  it yonnewt daughter, .May, waF ���������llited , lntn ,,���������������������������.     .   M"T    -'    "      - ���������  "e''"-J-   "ne-    H'eeflect of this on British   Col  body at the point of intersection proves  to be three feet of solid high grade galena.   Besides giving the Payne 400 feet  nf nrl/lM/"'"1  -v..   ���������   v. wii -uiiut-ir uol-  umbia  was tlie killing of thesilver-lead  industry.  In 1900 the output of the Baitish Columbia leads mine was 31,000 tons, but  this year it would not exceed 5,000 tons  unless protected by tariff.  In camps which employed 2,000 and  3,000 men in 1900, barely 200 or SOOnu-ii  were em ployed'today. The effect of this  was the depopulation of towns and the  closing down of business houses in  whole sections of tire   country,   and   a  nthe carniya and tl.>��������� proceed   to .he  coast on their honevmnnn     Tiv, i --���������   >~������-  .    ... -.- "."io-juibbu ,        . "'"-.wjioon. . tl e vuiinir  con-jpnnoni /in���������    -       .        ----���������i.������4jv'  -a  ot additional stoping ground,, it allows f ^ Wh������ ��������� 9nit. popular, receiv,-5 KS^' ',le i*tr^ done  a vrt.cal.dep.tl, of 900 feet from number ���������mh(i\ o! ���������Wl������l and useful pre- Lis^i ma ufa f '������0a" ,0"''1B wit}'  one tunnel or 1000 feet from the apex of H 8. a������f ������" their return will take up      At^rZ,^^^   "ie,cl'������"ts.  lioht- L'Pn/L., ,.,"      6Ca6e' ",e eenatoreand-  C.E   Lyons,   sundries..  m 00  the mountain  The values of the ore at this point  show.'ao depreciation but maintains the  same character and grade of ore mined  in the uppe-i leyels. This is conclusive  evidence lhat the ore bodies in this  vicinity maintain their rich values as  ... 100 00 well as the permancy when depth is  reached.  ....$100 00  ....   60 00  o*u.���������..,f.,mir^i: r>i Tom z^re,c",lwl ""������'*��������� "���������*-"������������  W.J. Parham itationerv  J. B. Cliffe ������.-    ^ '  H.Nash sundries .'.".'.""  A.Osborne       school wood  *H. Byers & Co hardware ','.'  E. M. Sandiland city liallih'eur'.',  school       "   '  H. Giegerlch    school supplies'.  IJ. Byers & Co     ��������� ��������������� ..  Paystreak       elation   notices.: sx .4  J*. Wolfenden advertising.... 2 50  ���������AOsborne      wood...      '*' g 00  H.Nash       school supplies....'.'".' i 00  3 60  6'. 05.  10 00  15 00  5 45  82 50  55 50  .0.00  1 50  11 24  McDonald,   which   was   recently   pU,-  ������hased   by   t,,e   groom   am,   .    y    '  ^hed.   TheRfivIE(vioi/18wi^^.  man.v friends,,, wishing Mr. a,,d  Mrs  Crawford many years of happy weddofl  Slocan StarAppeal Dismissed.  Mr. J. M. Harris has just received   a  telegram from his solicitors in Nelson to  the effect that the appcral   in  the  case  ofthe Star Mining company vs. Byron  N. White company had been   dismissed  by the full court with costs.    This was  an appeal on the part of the   Byron   N.  White company against   the  decision  given tbe Star Mining company recent  lv hi' ti. Ii������ .-. I~       *l-   T*.e Slocan Star will;shortly ship on a  -ge scale as the B.N. White Co! W  justclo.e a contract with trust   smelter  '    ',e"^Col.,f0rt,le entire output of  heir property.   The terms of the con  tract are said to be favor/ible  The passengers who were in th e train  that wa. lifted off the track by a snow  J. de on Wednesday and who with Mr7  Hams escaped so miracn!ouslv,8���������ffercd  no inconvenience  beyond a t'emporarv  fent, addressed the meeting, all speak  n^������etrong,yin8l]ppoi,oftj;;t        --  .'"'n.ngenterestsare   pl7t,i���������K   tort^-  ���������nducet e government to i,^,1,,:  Pr^nt duty upon lead and its prunes  "idustry from total extermination    an  ���������"dustry  that afew years ngo.iVr  ^00,000,0rth of \:Ze:i:;red  ly-   by    which   they*w^''��������� Bt ^   /f"'f^ ^ ^S  mission to  examine   the  umierground     U ^l^oZZ Z^T^ P������S"  worlungs of the Slocan Star property.      railway officials C������mf9rt b-V the  JJ;^ Sunday  alairf^-f-   M^tyre,win  pu.acl at 11 a. In. nnd ? SQ  ">? object "John's Gospel" and e^"  -bJect "Acconntability- to God'   S  day school   i���������   the  afternoon at   2.30  il "nd^e^ff^/  'ng at 3 i, ,���������      ?nrel.,n8- tlie same even-  ���������M?nda7eVWSTiS8.,ltThreeFork������'-  IBiEvSH-!_l_BG!iSE515__3BS__r95S!  rSSBHaSI  lUllLVJMUU  XWVfflEMfflHV THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February  14,  1903.  The Mining Review.  SATUKDAY.-FKBKUARY 14, 1903  I-'J-ENIE STRIKE AND ITS EFFEC " S  ^   WHITE  AND RED  Pale blood���������pale face���������poor  health; Scott's Emulsion���������red  blood���������rosy face���������-good health;  that's the order of events.  Our first lines give a condensed history of many cases, chiefly young girls at school.     Foi  some reason girls  of .that agt  The miners employed in the coal fields  at Fernie, Morrisspy, Michel and Coal  Creek went out on strike Wednesday,  and Fernie, the centre, is now again in  thejthroes of a business depression  ex-1 c - . ~  ,    ,    ,... ���������    .        i are frequent sufferers from pale  pen need a short time aco.   Fernie was; l l  just recovering from the effects of the  blood���������a real blood starvation  strike   of   a year ago; everything was Scott's    Emulsion,   a   clean  supposed to be running smoothly, and ; white medicine, makes rich, red  the men failing   to   report  for work o,. [ blood    an(j faces<       jfc jg  Feb. 11th, without giving notice or rea-1 11       ,    ,      , *  strong to be dictated to, and the striking element too insignificent it has to  deal with. Because of the action of a  few, hundreds of.men only too eager to  work, are thrown out of employment,  and the mining industry,.which is only  working in a half hearted way, will receive another setback, thereby compelling good'honest miners to leave the  province in disgust and seek employment elsewhere.  We'll send you a little to try, if you like.  SCOTT   &   BOWNE,      Chemists,  Toronto  son for doing so, came as a thunderbolt  from a clear sky on the company. The  only   cause   known  so  far is that they  were ordered to strike by the union. A ' No.,Jipol.L ,u)(, Ro,sland werB or(iered  vote was taken in the matter, which | by l]wt ot&cMs of that body ,nd carried  although, e nlling in an overwhelming !mU umlej. t,,eir(lirecti0Jli ���������Ild ,|,eres.nlt  majority of tbe employees against the .��������� b()Ui casM w(jre diStt6lronB to the  strike, seems to have hud very little :pa���������8eof labor- lu eai.,, :ll(Itflm.e the  effect, it was a case of .trike anyhow ; uijion faj|cd tQ ^^^ flny re(.OK���������ilion  by the agitators. The following shows of their dematl(lBf wllile 011 the other  the real aentiinentof the miners: The " hanr, theNorthportSinelternien'8union  vote for the strike at Coal Creek was 49 tlirew ���������,, their c|,arler in disgust, and  outofa total of 133 employees; Morris-'in Ro8alan(j th\, nilion s,,*ength was  eev, 90 out of 50.; Michel. 80 out of 372.'greatly dedn.inated in numbers. In  Total for strike 219, gainst, 795. The ^ yiew 'o[ ���������,e receJ]t Btrike in the Crow>8  mines have closed down, and the men ' Nest eoai lipids a. speedy settlement is  employed around".lie coke ovens,  who | ]J0t t0 lu. ex,)ecleii.   The company is too  number a   few hundred   and   have   no j _    _     sympathy with the action of   t' e   inin-j '  ority. have   been   thrown out of  work, j  i ,i i ���������i in n,i.   ti,,       .i    . i      ��������� '  By some sudden sound she drops the  Added to thi.   the   coal   company have ,  v/se upon the floor.   She is nervous and  refused   to -accept  any more cont /acts    may be told that nervousness is a luxury  until the   difficulty i_   settled.    Mean-!  ^^mS^ .p   ������  while the   smelters,   the managers of,  afford to indulge     ""  i . I   i        v i  ���������  ������������������      i ������������������..    i   i  "'���������   Nervousness  which  have been complaining   bitterly:   has cost many a  of late of inadeuuate coke and coal, have    woman her  po-  i ii     "   i . ,    , sition.    Some-  only a small supply on hand  and when    times when wom-  exhausled will rake out their iires   and    en run  machinery the price of  lay oil   their   several   hundreds of cm-,   nervousness     is  plovees.    The closing down of lliesnie'r      mutilation,    a  finger lost or per-  teis   means a curtailment of  ore ship-    haps   the whole  merits liom Kossland and the Boundary    na"11 crushed. _  Nervousness in  which are none too Urge at present,and    women   is  coni-  aconsequentlav off at the mines unless    monIyYbul:  ac  . . ���������    ��������� . symptom   of  the trouble is speedily settled.   That it    womanlydisease.  will be so we are inclined to doubt. Tho    JJ^8 "^J^8  {"  refusal of the coal  company to  accept    "doctor" for the  nerves    3.1oilG  any contracts, in order lo give them a Cure the diseases  free   baud it  would appear, indicates a which attack the  .    '                  .             ...         . . delicate woman-  granting ol concessions on their part is ly organism and  not to be looked for, but a light  to tho !  nervousness will  . , , .   ���������    ������������������ ���������      !  be cured also.      K&x. ._---������-,  bitter end may be expected,   lhe union |       -Qr     Pierce's^^b^3*"  element is small; the   real   number of i Favorite   Pre-  .'���������   ,   .    ..���������   .    ...          7.1 scnption  makes weak  women   strong,  strikers as a whole is  lneigninccnt, and } sick women well.   It establishes regular-  with the loss oi public sympathy little! ity, dries weakening drains heals infiam-  ..'   ���������.            ..         | mation and ulceration, and cures female  ��������� if any benefit will accrue to lhe miners, weakness.  It tranquilizes the nerves and  bv the strife.    It is true  they  have the!  Educes refreshing sleep.       ,:"..'.'-.  I      "In the fall of 1807,I wfls troubled with nerv-  support of  the Western  Fed era lien  in'  - --  *-    -   ���������   '   their demands, whatever  lhey are, but  Presc_ r         ������������������.���������.... ...^v..^. ^.^v,.,../.  ��������� .   I did so and I began to improve rapidly.   Con-  umbia, ordered   and   conducted  by the    f^"^la2:iS? theniedicinc, half a dozen each of  UJ ' " Favorite Prescription' and  'Golden  Medical  rr��������� 1, ...,t;/,.i In P/vlr.i-'irl,,   tinea   niif onpak     Discovery'for the space of five months, and in  Feilfciation m Ooloiack), noes not epeaa:    lessthonayearhad^in^jnyfo^^^^m.,,  much of the  executive   ability of that       Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pclleta clear the  ,ni l    . ,-i ������������������   ;.,    muddy complexion,  corporation.     The    recent  strikes   in /        _��������� ���������  The provincial  bye-election  for West  Yalu   is   now on  i.i   earnest.    Premier  Prior was bound not to let the election  go without a light.    Some difficulty was  experienced- in   seeming a  candidate  by the government, but the -.-election of  Dr. Sanson is   the   best ���������that  could be  made.   The  Dr. is   now  actively   conducting his campaign  throughout tbe  constituency, and judging from  the reception   he   has- met,  Mr. Semlin,his  opponent, will .not   have   the easy victory he anticipated, if he   is elected at  aH.   Semlin   was   premier" of the province for a short while, and his political  career was such that the province would  be better off wilhout him.    British Columbia wants a man ol' progressivespiiit  and action; one.thoroughly alive to Jie  welfare of tlie province, and who will do  all he can to   promote   the   interests of  the all important industry of mining,  which   has   been   retarded   by  the old  political   fossils  of  the Semlin school.  The province in Col. Prior baa a premier  whose policy is progression; whose aim  ; is to better the mining situation  by the  removal of restrictions that have hampered the industry; whose   idea   is   to  open   up   the country   and   encourage  capital   to   come   in   and   develop the.  matchless resources  for which   British  Columbia is noted.    Premier Pi ior  understands the conditio,is,of the province  thoroughly,, and  realizes  the fact that  wilh mining in a prosperous condition  a!l other industries in. the -ountry will  (1 ���������tirii-h  and   propenty  sweep through  the 1 rovince once more. '.- The  electors  of West Yale,   should   elect   a man who  supports such a policy, and should they  send Dr. Sanson to  represent  lhem  in  the local legislature ihsir confidence will  not be misplaced, and   th*-'.- rich   placer  minim; ol that' section wid   bo assured  of government attention.  NOTICE.  In the matter of an application for a duplicate  of a Certificate of Title to Blocks 3 ailfj  of Lot 891,   Group  I,  Kootenay   nistri  (Map G89). , . J   Ulaltl  NOTIUE JS HEREBY GIVEN that it ia mv  intention to issue nt the expiration of one  month from the Iirst publication hereof- n.  duplicate of the Certificate of Title to'the above  mentioned lunds in the District of Ivootemiy in  the name of James M* .Barton, which Certificate  is ditted the 0th day of February;' joua. and  numbered 1157 A. ���������, ������������������������������������������-���������  H. F. MACLEOD.  T      , t,    . . District Registrar.  Land Registry Office,  Nelson, B.C.  9th September, l'J02.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Twickenham Mineral Claim, situate in the Slo-  enn .Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Take notice thai I, A. R. Heyland, agent for  E. k'oyle Smith, Free Miner's CertificateJ\o.  15 592('i3, and ;Frank C. Clute, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B (i-iiJOti, intend, sixty days from  tho date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorderfor a Certificate of 'improvements for the  purpife of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above (daim.  Aiid further take notice that action, under  section :-:7, must be commenced' before th������  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this '23rd day of Septem ber,; 1902.  A.' R. HJiYLAND.  Certificates of Improvements.  NO'IUOIS.  Silver  Bur-d,   Twyford, ��������� Winton, '.'I'slini/toii,  J-'uiitigdon, froydon    Fmetion.   R<di)fy  Minenil   ( laims,  situate   in   the   Slocnii  Mining Division of West Kootenay Distl*ict.  Take  not ce  that r,'A. R.  Heyland, agent  for. the 'Silver Band   Mining  Coinpa'.'y,   Free  Miner's ' ertilicate No. BG9117, intend, sixtv  days from tho date hereof,   to  apply  to the  Minirg Hcorder for a Cer'Micateof Jmnrove-  nieuts, for the iitirpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of each of tbe above clt-hiis.  And further take notice that action, ui-der  section 37, must be commenced before Ihe  fssii'ince of sich -Cerliricaie of Iniiirovenicnts.  Dated this 23rd day of September, 1002.  A. R. HEYLAND.  /''Ihe city council at their  meeting last  Monday night placed themselves on le-  .W.4NTEIJ-SKVERAL 1'ERSONS OF CITAK-  iicteraiid'go'd reputation in each province,  (ove in this district lequired?, to represent and  advertise eld OKinbiislied wealthy business  house of solid. Iin������ncial standing. Salary fil  weekly with expenses additional, nil payable  in cash direct each Wednesday from head  offices. Horse and carriage furnished, when  necej-sary. Refererces. TEncloso self-addless-  ed envelope. Colonial Company, .'KM Dearborn  Street, Chicago.  Koncii.  ousuess, headache, heart  trouble and -female  ���������weakness," writes Miss Blanch M. Bracey, of  cord by passing a resolution Nippon ing  the  demands  of the mine owners and  appointing the mayor   as. their  representative to interview the B. C.se, atore  and members of the Dominion'Houi-e.  The present council is the most public  spirited! that has been in control since  Sandon   became a city, tind   questions  afl'eciing its welfaie will, be auie  to receive the attention -it .merits."   S'andon  being the.centre  of  tlie  s-ilver-lead industry it.isonly right  that,  the council  shou.d lake an active,  part  on  such an  imp')' tanf issue.   Mayor (-.rinnnett left  for tin-coast Tuesday, and was joined on  the way by L. Pratt, J. L, Uetallack, G.  O. Buchanan and  C.t. Alexander, whose  mission is to interview Senator Temple-  man   and   other piovinca! representatives at Ottawa, to  endeavor   to secure  their co-operation  and. support on the  revision of the tariff.  To John tl. Gray and to any and  nil others lo whom he may hiive  transferred his interest in the Kosedalc,  Flower and May Mineral Claims situated on'..Payne Mountain, in the Slocan  Mining Division of West Kootenay District, British Columbia.  Takf notice   thai   1, D. K. Spragnc. a  co-owner in each of   the   said liosedale,  Klowerand Mav   Mineral   Claims, have  expended ,*j"102 50-in   iloing   and having  recorded   the   annual  assessment work  on Faid Poi-edale Mineml Claim   for ������.ho  year ending   October 22nd,.-1902, aeie-  quired by.section 24 of the Mineral Act,  and $102.5(1 in doing ami having record-.]  ed the annual  assessment work of the  said Flower Mineral Claim  for the yeiir  ending August 12th. 1P-02, as required bv  Section 24 of I he Mineral Act, and $102.  50 in doing and having recorded the annual assessment woi k   on  the said May  Mineral Claim for the year ending Aue-  UPtl2t.li, 1002, ah required by Section 24  of   the   Mineral   Act. and   thai within  ninety days* from   the   date   of lhe first  publication of this notice you failorre-  fusf* to contribute your propcrtion of the *  said expenditure, being  one-eighth   of  the amount expended in respect of each  of the sititl mineral claims amounting to  $12 80 in rpppect of each of  said   claim,  together with nil  costs   of   advertising,  your interest in the snid claims will   hpT  come vested in me the undersigned   under the provisions of   Section 4. of flip  "Mineral Act. Amendment Act 1900."  The address for payment cf  the  said  monpyp to mo   lhe s-iid   D. "R. Spragne,   .  is care of Mr-Ann & McKav, Barristers, ���������  Tva-do. B. C.  Dated the 4th day of November. 1902.'  D. Ei SPRAGUE.  ���������:m  I  ���������f  t  I  I i-  I  m  %  i  0  i  'f *<  fl  it  --  r  .V  H  1 >  h  *)  ���������A  s"s  th  II  Fa  'tmsimimmmm THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February  14, 1903'.  hi P       JS P  Requires no-urislirncnt hi a concentre, ted, palatable and easily  di-ycstible form.    Bovril should therefore form one of the  ' chief items on  the diet list of every invalid, as ft is the  embodiment of all these qualities.  Bovril'is not merely a stimulant to prop up the flagging*  spirits lor the passing* hour. It is a highly nourishing* food,  containing; all the strength-giving" properties of the best lean  beef in. the most palata ble and easily cigfestible form.   .  .Bovril' is Liquid JLife.  The Mining Review.  J-1 CAMERON  j  %  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1903.  played a prominent part in North York L '     '     "���������" ���������      ��������� ~"  ���������luring the Ontario pror inmal elections I ������reS"'������r" "''^ence.    Theirown   symbol  his candidate,  Hon.   E. J. Davis' I P*theti" f,'eeling can  only   be   recce  The recent convention held in Detroit  for'the purpose of bringing about reciprocity between Canada and the United  States will end in the same manner as  it did some few years ago,   by   resentment on the part of the Canadian public  in defeating Liberals on   just   suoh   an  agitation. The American have from time  im memorable had an  eye   to  business  ancl fearing that their over-production  of the manufactured   acticle   would   be  ��������� entirely excluded from our markets bv  an increase in the tariff, have adopted a  systematic propaganda in  the  Eastern  States in favor of reciprocity   between  the two country aa a contra move to an  increase in Canadian   tariff.      Even   if  reciprocity should ever transoire to he  operative it can only prove beneficial to  . the American by Canada becomingabet-  ter customer. The United States hasbe-  ; come an avowed exponent of the   principle of reciprocity mainly to safe-guard  herown interests.     They realize today  what Sir John Macdonald foresaw, when  he was guiding,the destinies of the great  Dominion, that Canada was to beone of  the greatest factors in   the   mercantile  world.   It was through Sir John's  confidence in the  country   that  saved   ua  from such an position that ia at the present time being hatched across the border. What Canada now wants more than  anything else is adequate protection   to  permit her to exploit her own resources  which are known to exist in  unlimited  qualities,  and will compare with   any  other country in the world.  " ' mended   by being embodied in tlie en,  has resigned rather than  face the revel- ,.������������������f��������������������������� .- ,     .,,.      ,       ,,  b rent program which will be.placed he  ation of the courts.   Sir William's pro- ., ��������� ,   , ,       .. .        /.     ,��������� ,  ,' the house when it meeton  the 12ll  gramme in North Ontario  promises  to m-,...]  even   eclipse   that  of   North York.    A  private letter from a liberal   in   North  Ontario is authority for   the   statement,  that Sir Willianr-s manifesto   is to the  effect that, Mr. Foster must   be beaten  at any cost  and   driven   from  politics.  Any amount of money required for the  purpose will   be   forthcoming, and   no  stone must be left,unturned  to prevent  Mr. Foster from ���������nlering the Commons  The epistle shows the high souled character ofthe war to ho waged.    Sir William will lead the forces of evil.   From  liis standpoint,"the.only question to be  considered is the defeat of a man whose  usefulness in parliament is conceded by  the best section   of the Liberal   press.,  Sir William's ultimatum, which shows I  that a pre-arranged raid is about to be  made on the franchise in North Ontario  is the best reason that could   be   urged  Sandon, The Leading- Merchant  Tailor in the Kootenay Country  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  ;,":; East and West  The   Manufacturers'   Association   of  Canada, composed of men representing  every industry and branch  of business  in the country, is now actively con due t-  I ing its  campaign   for protection.   Tlie  1 association   is   now publishing a pape,  called "Industrial Canada," the idea of  which is to school the west to the bene  fits'derived from a protective tariff..' .In  view of the agitation now pervading this  country for'a higher tariff on   lead   and  products, to allieviate   the   distres.s in  Short Line  TO  t. -WV...VJ   WIG  most influential men of both shades of  politics, and is one of the most powerful  politcal bodies in the Dominion. The  refusal of the government to accede  to  their  demands   in   p������rf, or ignore the  for   Mr.   Foster's   return   bv  an over-       .       . ..-* . _  attitude of   the   Canadian captains of  .     ..,.-1,1 i-a.s   111 .  mining, this province  will  need  little St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago  schooling in   the   matter.   The Mann- AND ALL POINTS EAST  facrnrei s' Association is composed of the Seattle, Taeoma,  Vieroria, Portland  most influential men of both  shades of ���������-���������    -  whelming majority.  The hesitency on the part of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his cabinet in respeot  to an increase in lead duties   made   by  the demands of the silve-lead delegation  recently at Ottawa is no criterion   that  their wishes will not le  gratified,   and  cannot be said to come from any opposition on the part of that august body.bnt  mainly through a desire to   sound  the  wi 1. of the rank and file of the Libera!  party, through whose'power .''they  an  enabled to hold the positions they* now  occupy. As the Liberal policy i8 founded  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining <k Bnllett Smoking Library Care.  _   Fast Trains at Convenient Hours  * Between Spokane* PugetSound  fndustrv means  defeat   to   the Liberal      For ���������tes, folders and full im formation  ..'".,' regarding trips, call on or acdress* any  party at the next Dominion election.       agi nt 0. ft. & N. Comnanv.  Sir William Muloek is conducting the  campaign in North Ontario againstHon ,  GeorgeE. Foster.  The same gentleman I  The city has secured a water right on  Falls creek, near the Pavne,   fron:   the  provincial'government, and   for  all the  good   it   wiil   do   the  city the'council  might as well have   Raved .the   trouble  and expense.    By the   time   those who  have prior rights on   (lie creek have secured   their   supply,   there   won't,   be j  enough water available to drown a kitten, let  alone   put   out   a/ire.   In the  A. B.C. Denniston,  G.W. P. A.  Seattle, Wash.  H. Brandt.  C P. cfcT.A.  Spokane, Wash  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER.  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  8AND0N, B.C.  .Cook's Cotton Boot Oomponaa  IS SnfifpnRfrrll^ v,^���������j x, .   *  on U��������� principle ���������f (m..' ^'^""ZI '"'������'"r'",e c"-k "*������������  In eve,, ���������t pr6.  the few cabins r.p.isen.aNve. ,��������� JZ"������ ]'" ''^ " ^^"^'I'mF^S^^^Siii  r'������n^re���������Sei���������(l,ePreMl,ari���������',,,,,,,(i���������elle;;?1' ������������������������   ������������<> 4^%X^^  .   Is successfully ased monthly by ������Ter  '10,000Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladles ask  'your druggist for Cook's Cotton Boot Con-  Take no othpr. "a n11 ,r:-"t���������  any  of an increased **���������iM<^\ZZZZZV' T"  '"' ^W^^P^B  nfi  ^j^V^VJfl^ltS^W^siif^&tMM'imiWHirvinvTnu Him. i������..~���������. ��������������������������� , ,           -J*a ���������%  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February  14, 1903.  RICH SANDS OF CARIBOO.  Carry Great Values in Gold, Silver aud Platinum.  Since the report of the Provincial  Mineralogist, say a the Vancouver Ledger, was published in that paper about  four week, ago, showing the enormoUB  values of some ol thc black tands of  Cariboo, samples have been received  from Barkervillo and Quesnel with a  request that, they be analyzed. The  samples are all rich, carrying no less  than 2)4 ounces of platinum and 90  ounces of gold.  The analysis of the sand fiom Darker-  ville shows in ounce, per ton:  Silver, 78.79.  Gold, 483.92.  Platinum, 35.33.  Tho last __mple receired was sent to  tho offices of Pellevv, Harvey, Bryant &  Gilman. As this was from Barkerville  and the first simple, so far as we know,  analyzed from thalcamp, this firm very  kindly made a careful analysis ofthe  same, which is stated as above, it is a  well known fact that in every gravel  bank or river bed in Cariboo black nand  is found. In the Cariboo Hydraulic aB  high as one per cent, in weight is the  black sand.  Superintendent Hobson is arranging  to put in appliances specially designed  to save this'product. Quite a large per  cenUge of the deposit is platinum, this  inetal giving about 4 percent, of osmiri-  dium. The latter metal is of the same  family as palidium, iridium and other  subdivisions. Osmiridium is the most  valuable, and worth at present about  $66 per ounce.  The gold values in the Barkerville  sample are perhaps only a fair average  of the black sand found in that section  and if only a tow hundred pounds can  be saved each year in a .mail hydraulic  mine it will add very materially to the  season's output.  Local News, Notes.  The Payne was the only .hipper from  Sandon-this week. They sent out 60  tons of clean ore. c,  C. P. Seale left yesterday lor Kaslo to  take in the masquerade ball and visit a  few dayB with friends.  Rev. A.M. Sanford formerly of Sandon,but now of Rossland, baa received  a call from the Methodist church at  Naniamo.  E. M. Sandilands, broker, is compiling a list of the dividend payers. Of a  total of 28 silver-lead mines which have  paid dividends nojess than 23 of the  number are in the  vicinity of  Sandon.  With the defeat of the Sandon hockey  team yesterday by Nelson, the silver  city bids good bye to the cup. It is  no discredit to the boys that thoy were  dofeated as they put up one of the finest  exhibitions yet played in B.C. The score  in the first half of the game stood two to  nothing in favor of Sandon, while in the  second half Nelson tied them. In the  overtime allowed to decide the game  Nelson won by sheer weigbt and endurance. The score stood at the close of  the game 4 to 3 in Nelson's favor. Rossland plays this afternoon with Nelson  and the winners of this game take the  cup and champion of B. (J.  Hotel Reco Arrivals.  E M Greenfield, Victoria; J Fyfe,  Toronto ; E F Ger6ter. Vancouver; E H  Athey, St Elmo Davis, Reco mine; P Ii  Walah, E L Stephenson, Thos Shea, T  Desmono, TCarbone, Jas Turner, Jos  Knappe, A Pearson, O A rviuon, A Johnson, 0 Hamburg, Kaslo; G B Garrett  and wife, John T Black, New Denver.  Six cars of bullion from the silver-lead  mines of the Kootenays were shipped  a few days ago from Vancouver to San i  Francisco for refinement. If the Dominion government will put the duty  on lead asked for by the mine owners,  this buillion will be refined at. home  and the money paid in freight and  steamer charges will be saved to the  producers.  Jug-Handled Free Trade.  "Newfoundland pays for $3,000,000  worth of imports from theUnited States  with $87,000 worth of exports to that  country."  "Canada pays for $10,000,000 worth  of imports from Germany, with less than  than $1,000,000 worth of exports to Germany."  "And Canada pays for $110,485,000  worth ot exports from the United States  with, excluding coin, bullion, and precious metals, $32,000,000 of exports to  that country."���������Toronto Telegram.  Those in a position to know predict  that, tho coming summer will witness a  period of activity unpaialled in the history of the Slocan. The boom yearn of  '96 And '97 will be nowhere in comparison, that is providing the Dmiinion  govenment grants the request of the  mine owners for a higher tarifl' on lead  and its products.  Metal Quotations.  Silver, 47%c;peroz.  Copper, $12.00 per cental  Lead, $4.12)6 percental  Spelter (zinc) $4.90  }  WHITE  AND RED  Pale blood���������paleface���������poor  health; Scott's Emulsion���������red  blood���������rosy face���������good health;  that's the.order of events.  Our first lines give a condensed history of many cases, chiefly young girls at school. Foi  some reason girls of that agt  are frequent sufferers from pale  blood���������a real blood starvation  Scott's Emulsion, a clean  white medicine, makes rich, red  blood and rosy faces. It is  blood food.    .  I have now in stock a choice assortment of  i") r  ftickel  Enamelled  siiaci LJTsip>si3n.rx������ci "Ws^r*������.  Remember I am Headquarters for Plumbing and  Sheet Metal Roofing.  __mm-u-BMtra  Tinsmith & Plumber,  Sandon, B. C.  We'll send you a little to try, ii yc������ lit*.  SCOTT   &   BOWNE,      ChemisU,  Toronto  Anything in the Sine of  Stationery at  .1  i  hi  % A  i>"(it fi\  *!% '"k  i  i ...  i 4  if  ���������'i  -a v.  'k ftf1  '���������- -SI  i I  \ A  I  'Oj  \ j  iii  n  .;.   V  Hi.  n  Ml  r  ii  V  91  i ,  .15  C4V  ^1  ���������if*-?  V4  '01r&$,  ������~*1i, * (;|i*iWiiJ$i������J^^^  s^*F*  lift  ������u THE MINING REVIEW-Satdrday, February 14,  1903.  IVM-VVOfi COMPANIES.  A Few Extracts From Insurance  ; Blue Book of Canada,  We have received a copy of the report  of the Superintendent of Insurance of  Canada from which we print a few extracts for the benefit of our insurance  renders.  Phoenix Assurance company of London ;���������  Subscribed capital $13,085,493.33  Paid up in cash -..    1,308.649.33  Phoenix Insurance Company of Brook-1  lyn, N*. Y.  Subscribed     capital     paid     up    in  cash ..$1,000,000.00  Liverpool, London & Wlobe Insurance  Company:���������  Subscribed capital ^9,733,333.33  Paid un in cash..!  1,195,448 00  British    American   Assurance  Company:���������  Subscribed     capital     paid     up     in  cash $1,000,000.00  ..  Caledonia Insurant e Company :���������  Authorized   capital .f.4.S66,f>86.66  Subscribed capital  2,Ge5,833,33  Paid up in cash     523,166.07  Manchester   Assurance   Campanv:���������  Subscribed capital $9,733,333.33  Paid up in cash  '  973,333.33  London & Lancashire :���������  Authorized "capital $12,160,667.00  Subscribed capital  10,353,383.00  Paid up in cash........    1,035,338,00  Royal Insurance Company (This company-has absorbed the Lancanshire Insurance Company :���������  Authorized capital... .$14,000,000.00  Subscribed capital  13,189.442 67  Paid up in rash     1,828.410.33  Banadian Firti.Insurance Company :���������  .Subscribed capital $500,000.00  Paid up in"cash    109,890.00  Anglo- American:���������  Subscribed capital $472,000.00  Paid up in cash     85,160.00  Equity Fire Insurance Company :���������  Subscribed capital $500,000.00  adian insurance field���������from which, fact  the existing assurance companies will  claim lhat their rates are not only too  high, but, are. not sufficiently hi������b to induce insurance capital fo continue the  assumption of Canadian fire lisks, as is  clearly evidenced by their withdrawal.  ���������Kaslo Kootenaian.  M. L. GRIiviMETT, JX. B.  B������rri������tf>r, Solicitor,  Notary  Public, Etc. "   '  S_n_������n, British Columbia.  One of the worse- storms experienced  in that section, oenrred on the Arrow  lakes Monday. The wind blew a fierce  gale, breaking up the ice into huue floes  which went sailing'down the lake at a  great speed, and piled np at Nakusp for  a height of forty feet. A couple of C. P.  Ii. barges broke loose from their moorings arid das-bed up against the shore at  Naknspaud weie badly smashed.  Why yon should bu\  You Want  ATLANTIC mm BCIR! the Best  To ami from European i������niiiisviii fniifulimi "  and American hues.   Apply for sailing dates        t>      t   ., ,   . ,  rates and full information to .myc. p. R. ngeiii ,   l r-v Lethbndge Coal,  then vou. will  u/ d^V8- nepamm?n. Agent, Sandon, have the best and  cheane������t    Th;. ,���������,i  W.P. K cum������������������������������������.s, fl.n.as. Ag.���������������,W.inlpeg will Iliake the hottestaSd bnghl It fi ������es    brides it i8 earilv handled, as it is very  Alta Lodge, No. 2p. "'  *'h���������^^^  A. K. AND A. .M. I >g*^ ffi g~v  Regular r'oininuMcation of the lodge  Meets firm Thursday in each month at 8 p. in.  VlBkinu brethren cordially invited.  JAMES M. BARTON, fc'co'y.  ��������� Lameron.  Established 1858,  ���������Co.  ���������u^uwimzvoR  V  ai  d up in cash    50,000.00  London Mutual:���������  Subscribed capital  $100,000 00  Paid up capital..................   10,000.00  Ottawa Fire:��������� 7 '.;  Subscribed capital.... !f500,000.00  Paid up capital........... ..... 100,000.00  The following table gives thecondition  of the aforesaid Canadian companies in  reference to surplus on account of policy  holders to end of 1901, being excess of  assets over liabilities excluding capital  stock.  Anglo-American ,;.. % 38,72590  British-American................. 505,682.95  Canadian Fire  155,125 12  Equity    2b\686.8;-S  Because ft is the best quality.-  BeCclUSe -** IS ^-,e most lasting chew.  BeCctUSe 'f 1S t'ie largest high grade  5 to 10c. plug.  Because the tags are  valuable for  pre-  waaaeiv~mtaam,n ���������nr-_i.fi��������� km-O-������������������  miums until Jan. 1st, 1904.  Beeause we guarantee every plug, and  Because your dealer is authorized to re-  fund your money if you are not  satisfied. ,  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO CO., Ltd.  Certificate of Improvement*.    .  ' NOTICE.  Crossfell and Ethel Fraction Mineral Claims,  situate in tho Slocan Mining Division of  West. Kootenay District. Where located:���������  At  the head of Eight Mile Creek.  Take notice lhat I, Robert Ewin, Free Miner's  Certificate No U. 59090, intend, si<cty days ffom  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of. the  above claims.  Arid further fake notice that action, under  section 37, must be'commenced, before the  issuanoe of such Certificate of improvement.  Dated this "1st day of February, A. D. 1003.  Robert Ewin.  manufacturers of ail kinds of  Plain and Fancy  VICTORIA, B. C;  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  Sir cfiii cf  -Ba-n_K-MM_R_K-_B������IM--a_-B-_B_B--������as_Bae-_--QMi-^^  ROATE  Dealers in TEA and COFFEE.  \\������ are oiTerintr at the lowest prices  the bent tirade** of.Ceylon, Indin, ( hiiia  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Koofena/ Coffee Co.,  r\ O. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  AND NORTERN RAILWAY CO.  NELSON & FORT SHEPHERD HAIL-  WAY CO.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY CO.  WASHINGTON & G. N. RAILWAY CO  VAN., VIC. & E. RY. & N. CO.  Theonly all rail route between east, wes  and south to Rcssland, Nelson, ({rand Forkt  and Republic.-: Con nods at Spokane with ths  Great Northern, Northern i'a'-ilic and O. H. e  N. Co. for points enst weft and south; ooiinec's  at Rossland and Nelson with the. Cnnadian  Pacific Bailwny.  Connects ht Nelson with K. R. it N. do. for  I Kaslo and K. it S. point.".  Connects at.  Curlew with  stage fer Green -  I wood and Midway, II. C  IJiill'ettcars mil on trains between Sp.-kane  and Republic.  Effective v0v. 22,1902.  Leave.. Arrive.  P:25n.]n Spokane  5:-lo p.m.  10:15 a. 111 Kossland 2:10 p. in.  7:00 a. m  Nelson 8:''0 p. m.  11:00 a. 111........Grand Forks..........'1:00 p. m.  9:15 a.'tn....' .... Republic...........5:40 p m.  If. A. .lACI-TSON, G. I', it T. A..  Spokane, Wash.  G. K.T.\f;K4BURY,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  m  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending a Bketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  8ontfrce. Oldest agency for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, In tho  COMPANIES ACT, 1897."  appointed Atiorncy for  "The Scottish Colonial Gold Fields Limited,"  in   place of Gkowje W. Uuohfs of  the same  place.  Dated this 21st day of January, 1903.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies j    I  Tn.wlnnMntii.il 55 QSQ jq   MOTICE  IS HERERV GIVEN that Wn.UAM j  London Mutual.....    Dd.HDd.-W   ry   SteWai!t Jenkins, Mine Manager, of Al- J  Ottawa Fire.    35,642.20  amo, B. C , has been  The total assets of nine Canadian doing fire business amounted to$6,686,393,  covering a total amount of insurance of  all kinds of $664,500,402.00, being at the  rate of ,f8,01 for each and exery $1000 of  insurance in force, which with the addition of uncalled capital, if collected,  would giue a total security of $13.07 for  each $1000of insurance.  V7e notice that d n ring- the past twenty-  four years, eleven fire companies have  retired from business with a loss in capital amounting to . $2,929,960 and that  nine English and Amerioan fire companies have withdrawn from  the  Can-  1  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. T.nrKCdt circulation of any sclontlflo Journal. Terms, fi a  year; four months, $1. Sold by all nowsdealcrs.  MUNN ������Co.36,Broad^ New York  Branch Office. 025 F St., Washington, D. C.  /Idverftse in  TKe TOmm? Review.  E. 0. PRIOR ft CO.. General Agents, Victoria, Vancouver ana Kam.oops.  idj Mmf Llfi|lp k  LIMITED...  'pfiaJ NaviffaUpu & TradwiB?.. Coif ."Ltd.  [   Ma I, Ihm Mlnj Mpy ���������  NOTICE.  Commencing Sunday, August 17th, 1902, the  followfrtiiiine card will be in effect on  ICootenay Lake and K.������t S. Ry.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY.  KaSI.O-SANPON ROUTE. '-  9:00 a.m. leave Kaslo arrive  3:15 p. m  10:40 a.m. leave.. Whitewater...leave  1:42 p. m  11:00 n m. lcare Mi'Guigiin. ...leave l:'i'2\>. m  ll:2.r) it.111. arrive Sniidon leave 1:00 p, m  A direct connection is made at Knslo with  steamer both to and from Nelson.  STEAMER SERVICE.  KASLO-NEUiON ROUTE.  5:00 a. ra. leave Nelson... .arrive   715 p.m  !  3:35 p.m arrive...,Kaslo......leave: 8:40 p. m  Hilling regularlv ot Ainsworth and Pilot  Ray nnd at all way landingN on pignal.  (Joiinecting at Nelson with Nelson it Fort  Sbei'pard Railway both to and from Rossland,  Spokane, Etc.  Tfc'-etspnldtonll points in United States and  CiintulH via (irei-it Northern, Northern Pacific,  O. K. A N. Co ,&C:,&e.  Ocean and steamship tickets and rates vie all  lines will be furnished on aj plication.  For further particulars call on or address  Robt. Irving, JfanagerKu '3, B. C.  Gko. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  M#Iik THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February 14, 1903.  Town Jottings.  C. D. Hunter left Sunday over the K.  & a. riunday for his home in Phoenix.  Mr. Chas. Dickson is now in charge of  II. Gicgerich's store here, the gi-ninl  '"Shadv" is now in Kuslo.  Mr. Smith, teacher al Three Forks**,  left this week on a tour of the surround-  iiiK towns before starting.fur his home  in Owen Hound, Ont.  Snmvslide season was ushered in  Sunday in real earnest, when one made  its appearance up the gulch and another  came down Monday in the west end of  the town just above the  Union   saloon.  A number of slides came down the  past few days, but beyond trying to tie  a few knots in the K. & ti rails and suspending traffic,on that line no damage  or fatalities were reported.  As a result of the recent strike at the  mine Payne stock jumped this week  from 8 to 22 cents ami is still soaring.  It is a cheap buy at that price and is  expected to climb by leaps and bounds  as soon as mining operations resume in  the Slocan.  The hockey boys left on Wednesday  'morning for Kossland to battle for the  championship and   the  cup during the j  Storing ice for the summer was commenced this week.  There will be; service in the Catholic  church tomorrow, at 10 o'clock in the  morning and 7.30 in the evening.  The last issue of the B. C, Gazette announces the appolntnifs of Alderman  Cameron and Mr. E. R. Atherton as'  police nnd license commissioners for the  city of Sandon.-  The report of the Ontario Bureau of  Minos shows't.h-it during the year 1902  ,the steel output of the province was  GS.802 tons, valued at $1,010,031, compared with 14,471 tons, valued at ij347,-  2S0 in 1901.  Rev. Mr. Beer, of Kaslo, returned last  week from an extended trip throughout  eastern Canada. While away he visited  Sanlt Ste Marie, and called on Mr. C.  Clifle, with whom he found business  flourishing with his new daily.  Mr. Smith, teacher of the public  school at Three Forks, has sent in bis  resignation to the trustees. Among the  applicants for the position is Miss E.  Dalby, formerly assistant of the school  of this city, who was a great favorite  and friend of the scholars.       ���������.  Tomorrow morning Miss Cavendish,  carnival. The team will line up on the ! of the Sandon Mouse,' will be married in  ice as follows: J. Crawford, point; \v. l������I>e parlor of that hotel to Mr. Honey-  Crawford, cover noint; E. Crawford, | man of the Nelson foundry. The cere-  rover; W. Howai-th, left wing; it.Hood, | m0I1-v wiI1 lje performed by Rev. R. J.  Vv.Oii/re, right wing, and  Geo.   Mclntyre. after   which   they will leaye  cenire;  Hogau, goal. The team have gone without their manager, and on their departure were presented with a package of  Force, which may help them out materially.  By the looks of things the Canadian  smelters will not be wholly dependent  upon the Crows Nest Coal company  for their supply of coal. At no distant  date the rfimilkaiueeii and Nicola valleys as well as the north fork of Kettle  country will contribute-in inexhaustible)  quantity of the finest grade of both  coking and domestic fuel. Thu Standard Oil people have just pureh<iSe.2,G00  acres of coal land from .he Nicola Valley  Coal & Iron company. The consideration is said to be $2,500,000 and along  with other companies working in that  section of the province we should not  suffer for lack of coal. The only drawback is transportation and this will  be. provided tbe coming summer when  the Great Northern intends to build  through thatcountrv.  by  the  K. & S for Nelson, where  they  wi'l make their future home.  J. M. Harris while returning from his  trip to Victoria had an experience he is  not likely to so jn forget, last Wednesday  morning. He was a passenger in the  Pullman with several others on the east  bound express ami most of the occupants had retired for-the night. Shortly after leaving Clan William, about  nine miles west of Reveistoke, a small  snow slide struck the train, which at  tbe speed is was going raised the car  clear off the trucks, lifted it with two  others over twenty feet ami landed them  close to the brink of a lake. The accident occurred so suddenly that the  passengers hardly new what happened,  and how they escaped injury is arnir-  cle. Beyond a shaking up no one wae  any the worse of their thrilling experience. Mr. Harris escaped with a tattered hat and smashed umbrella, and  arrived in town Wednesifi^ evening  none the worse of the accident.  Only TJve Best. .  TKe Da!i\fiesf Fruits,  The Freshest Groceries,  CKoic.es]: Smoked Treats  and Canned Goods*  Delicacies In Preserved Goods always in stock at  Corned Beef, Pickled Ox Tongue and Salt Pork a specialty.  Always a choice supply on hand of all kinds of  Fresh and Smoked Meats,  Fresh and Sal Fish,  Plains, Bacon and Lard,  Fresh Sausage of all kinds daily, ���������  Oysters and Game in season.  SANDON, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE���������NELSON, B. C.  MARKETS AT ROSSLAND, NELSON," KASLO, TRAIL, REVEL8TOKE,  GRAND FORKS.   PHOENIX,   FERNIE,   CRANBROOK,  FORT STEEL.  EW YORK BREWERY,  SANDON  rucier  Brewers of Lager Beer.  Give our Bottled Beer a trial���������saisfaction guaranteed.  Telephone 24���������Silverton and New Denver.  Reducti  m-ih-rirrinfairni*-'^'*nrr*rrrr^"n  This month we want to clear out our stock of Woolens  to make room for our Spring* Goods. We are,giv  ing a reductiou of r5 to 20 per cent, on every article.  Now is the Time to Buy.  Promptly  turned out is keeping  us busy.  yours. Try us.  G*  <4  MS  nrnTfm^ i in ^i'TirtiTW'H:m'''' I' i iVi'ihirr-ri-nWiiiTT"'"*'" "^'"" "        iwpimi������im������mii������iu.lliiii-jjjhiil_Iu'��������������� fiiii������ia7JTiaTTirCTTT  ������f.1'A

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