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 : !.:���������'���������  VOL. 6.^-NO. 3/  A Branch of the Provin:ial Mining Association Organized  in This  City.  ��������� The meeting called   last ��������� Saturday to  discuss   the  mininK  situation did not  materialize.   The citizens were  too in-  terested in the final match of the local  bonspiel, for the Bostock Cup, to attend  the   meeting.   The   Mayor  decided to  postpone the matter until the fullowin*  Monday evening, j��������� order to give those  who wish to a chance to attend, nnd instructed the city clerk to'wire S. S Taylor, K. C, of Nelson, to see  if that gentleman could not come over and address  the people.  - On Monday evening, ahout 8 o'clock  anumherof the citizens interested in  the project assembled in the city hall,  but the attendance was not near like  what the occasion merited.  About halt-past eight   Mavor   Grimmett announced   the   meeting opened  and said the first thing   to be done was  to appoint a cli.iirm.an and secretary  On motion of  J.  M.  Harris and W  W. Fallows, Mayor Grimmett and City  Clerk  Lyons  were appointed  to  these  respective offices.  On taking the chair tlie ttfavor explained he had been asked tocall the meeting  by Mr. S.8. Taylor.K.C.of Nelson.tosee  if some action on the part of our citizens  could not be taken in co-operation with  the rest of the province in an endeavor to  form a branch in this city of "the Provincial MtningAssociution now being actively established all over Kritish Columbia  The   Mayor   regretted   to state  he had  received a telegram   from   Mr.   Taylor  stating his inability to attend   and 'address the meeting on the aims and objects of the new association, as  he   had  left that morning with the other Nelson  delegates to attend   the  convention  at  Victoria.  :    Personally, he, the Mayor, knewlittle  or nothing about the project,  but from  what he could learn the idea was a good  one.   The telegram 'stated- that  Kaslo,  Nelson, Grand Forks and Rossland were  sending   large   delegations.     He  also  earned that Slocan   City was  sending  four delegates and New Denver one, and  he thought it only right that Sandoo  should be represer ted with   the   rest of  the   country.   Ae  he   understood   the  movement, the -.chief, aim   of   the new  association was to secure better legislation for the mining industry.   We were  all interested in mining, and would like  to see   the  industry   more prosperous.  Its present state was deplorable, and he  ���������was of the opinion that if  the  citizens  could bring about a change of this condition, by establishing a.branch of   the  association in Sandon. we should do so.  If the citizens were in favor of the move-  ment, and decided to organize a branch,  they, would Identified to elect one dele-  gate for every twenty members, a frac-  tion over they were en titled to one more.  Before going further he would like to  gettheaentimontof the meeting as to  whether those present should organize  SAND0N' B- '0T&nm^  'or not, and would like toheardiscussion  on the subject. ,     ���������  W. W. Fallows on rising said lie would  like to hear more about the movement,  whether it would be provisional or permanent if they decided to organize at  the present stage., There was no constitution or no by-laws to give them an  idea of whnt thev were, about. He  would liket o hear read,any correspondence hearing on the matter if the Mayor  had any in his possession  2 00' PER YEAR  R.   J.   Mclntvre   will   exchange pulpits with   the   Rev.   G    A  Cropp of New Denver next Sunday.'  J.M.. Harris left Tuesday on  an  extended  business trip to  Spokane and'  other points in the south eastern stater.  ,,L.a,ueaa  councils ot the      The hockey bovs have riven  nn nn i/  czr ���������������������������"���������������������������������*������������������"������ - <������t..h ^r< ������i - cXr .z ^  week.   Some of them make better shots  vincial delegates aefenihh'd,  when  Mr. J    The Rev.  Drewry, on his return, will , he kindly  asked to come to Sandon nnd give an  account of the proceedings at the coast.  If they are satisfactory, the branch here  will be placed on a' permanent footing  ��������� and Sandon take its place with other  cities   at   the   business  councils of the  We understand the   secretary had no  difficulty whatever in securing the iiem  ������ to the ������T������ than   they   did   into the  net. /���������-   -    -airnculty whatever in securing the iiem  The Mayor replied that the proceedings   hers required to allow the city two dele-      The Ivanhoe mill will start   up   next  were merely provisional. That a constltu-  gates, and Messrs. Drewry and  Wilson   week for a short run   to   clear the   ore  tion and set of by-laws would beadopted   would   represent   Sandon   at the ereat n���������������������������������--���������-'  at the convention in Vw������������-'������    '  ..  ^.,4vi.av.unaui.il-  gates, and Mpphts. Drewry and  Wilson  tion and set of by-laws would beadopted   would   represent   Sandon   at the great  at the convention in Victoria, and when   assembly held in Victoria this week  they were made public it would then be'  Town Jottings.  L. ^... ���������.   iTi/Ulll   LIICII -Uti  time enough  for the citizens to decide  whttther the branch here would   be permanent or not.   The   present   proceed- . , .   ,  ings were only preliminary to the final      E" A" Atherton is a vis,tor to Nelson  arrangements   to   be   made   when the j                  '  delegates from all over the province as-j    Mrs. .Tas. Hill left Wednesday for Fer-  eembled.together.    He believed the real  guson where she will join her husband  motives of tlie association   were  good;   who is now a resident of that town,  the experiment was not an untried one,      ���������r   , .���������   .      ...     , '.  ��������� . .   ,   .,  ... , ,. ,    , W. ,1. Twiss, the dietrictagent of  the  as a similar one  was  established  some   ..   .     ,  T.,     T , ,.  .     _ ... , ,    Mutual Life   Insurance  company   left  vears ago m California,   which   greatly   ... ,  r     ,,, .    ,      ^ ,     ,      .,      ,  :       ,.      ,   ,        .   .        ,   , ,,     tills week for Waterloo, Ont., to attend  benefitted the mining of thatstate.    ne'tl,a���������,    .  thought that if the .movement waB suc-  liooofn 1*1        "���������  _.    .    _...w..L.       .1  LVD       OUC  cessful there, it could le made so in B.  C. If any benefits were to be derived  from the a'sociation, he would like to  see Sandon���������a mining  centre���������have its  churn "';������ I-  "������������������-  ,,.,��������� .  .     ,       *   '^"c���������nave Its'J'm oi  bhare with the restof the province. The-I ment  Only      itMrnhira    ���������u_..t     ,i      ��������� "    '  the compr-y's annual meeting  ��������� Mr. Jas. Vallance, sr.f  of  Hamilton,  Ont   was in the city a. few   davs   this  week on a visit to his son jas. Vallance  jr., of the H. Byers hardware establish      . ~   Licvr uiu   ore  bins which are all filled by the ore taken  out of the mine in the course of development work.  The Rev. R. J. Mclntvre has been invited to preach at the annual anniversary of the Wesley church in Vancouver  on May 10th. He has decided to accept  the Invitation.  Commencing Sunday March 1st 1903,  the K. R. &N. Co. Sunday boat service  on Kootenay lake will be discontinued  until further notice. Steamers will Jay  over at Nelson.  /'The shipping of zinc from the Slocan  to Tola, Kansas, has been discontinued.  The reason given ont is the prices paid  in settlement are not high enough to  make the ore remunerative.  r.  v y,\r������jUL.U., xiie-  only   literature  about   the   matter he  possessed was a'copy of the printed circular and its accompanying letter which  t|U<l    liu'on    ..������..���������������   ������������������  If Colin Campbell, who is expecting a  package of photos from R. H. Trueman,  will   call   or  send   his  address to the   r.....,...* iruei which  wjj]   ca]j   or  send   his  address  to the  had been sent to a number of citizens in  Mining Review office, the package will  every town, and he would ask the secre- handed or forwarded to him at once,  tary to read the letter as it explained in  part the origin of the movement.                  Kev. G. A. Cropp of New Denver will  This was done, and a motion  put for-  preach in the Methodist church at 11 a.  "ward to  organize   provisionally, which  m. and 7.30 p. in.   Sunday  next.     His  was carried. ",Wn"' ~':"   The secretary prepared a role for those  subject will be on "Mission.'-BibleclasB  ^7 "P the boml   if  otherwise  Sunday afternoon at  2 30  end   praver   dec,de.t0 renew th* ^ase, thev will  wishing to join to sign their names, and  the role was passedaround. All present  willingly put down their names with the  exception of four: the editor of our es       rri.    . . , ..     ���������    *     ^  ,       ��������� ,   . ,        The large store of the Hunter-ken-  te������med contemporary being among th������������   ,.,-,, v     i .,      . .     ,  i ^i.       -hl   . ^ i    ���������"   l     ���������������        .-^i   i  drick Co. changes hands on the   1st  of  latter.    The total membershm mitiH^i .<��������� ���������-������������������_.  meeting Wadnesdsy evening n 8 o'clock  ServiceBat Three Forks on Monday evening  at 7 o'clock.  latter. The total membership entitled  the city to one delegate, but it was  thought the number of members could  be increased to allow Sandon at least  two representatives at theconventiou in  Victoria.  Considerable dfrcuFsion followed as to  who would be the delegates who could  attend. In view of the fact that a delegate from J^andon, owing to the lateness  in holding the meeting, would arrive at  the convention one day late, and for  monetary r.easons, it was decided to  represent the city by proxy. The secretary was instructed to wire Mr. W. S  ��������� The Nanaimo coal miners have declared the stike ended and have returned to work after having been ont a  little over one week. The miners gave  up the fight and approved of the new  management's course of action.  The Bluebird will sueperid operations  on the first of March. Messrs. Potter  and McBroom, the leasees, are likely to  throw up the bond if otherwise they  decide to renew the lease, they will start  up again in the spring. Since taking  hold of the property the leasees shipped  20 tons of ore.  The curlers held a . special meeting  Thursday evening in the city hall at  which a fair representation of members  were present. The purpose of the meeting was to settle up bonspiel matters  and rAwnii*"1* *'--  ..        , ���������' --������������������-" ������.,   tiie    1SC    0|  March. The company have bought the  stock and store of W. R Mpoa������- ��������������������������� t  M������ft.argest   in   Grand^^r^P^^^   bonspiel   matted  '���������-vt  in   conjunction with their own   satis ^Cis  V     8 Z*  ""  large establishment in  that citv   M- \ua���������K ? T,,e nuniberofships  Megawassumes   control " 2^fc^f *f ^   "e  some   store  here, and will   return in a  A  C awford  .N"j c""   t'*1 SCOtt'  few days to conduct affairs. lMil]ftn  J,   / $V J' 0avanaugh,  A.  Mc-  Milan, D.J. McLaughlin, a. E.   Hall  land Dr.Gomm.   A series  of 27  ga^s  There is considerable fabrication being circulated among the newspapers of  the province to the effect that the re-  cent strike disclosed at the Payne mine  in No. 8 tunnel was made on a entirely  new and parellel vein to the old Pavn'e  ���������;i,   .^   . ���������-~.������.0  vi t,   games  will be immediately arranged and  Pl������yed, for which first and second  prizes will be contested for.   : ���������" "'*������ J,i1' ������������-0'   new and parellel vein to the old Payne  Drewry, New Denver's representative, vein. Manager Garde in conversation  at Victoria, and ask him act for tho with a Rexiew representative tlie other  Silver City as well. In the event of the day emphatically stated that this wae  city beingernitled to another delegate, not the cane, but only wished it was a  it was on motion decided for the secre- parellel lead. By following the dip of  tary to wire Mr. B. Wilson, of the Last the new strike and comparing it with  Chance, who resides in Victoria, to also the levels immediately above.ithasbeen,  represent Sandon at the convention, proven by th������ management without a  which lanow in r>rogre������8at theprovin- question of doubt to be one and the  cial capital. =��������������������� :-    "    "     "  cial capital.  A collection was taken up to defray  the cost of several telegrams in connection with the new branch, after which  the meeting adjourned to await the out-  ���������   ���������t  "  "-������", wnicn  ie at present extended 30 feet, and when  --.��������� a-juu��������� ������ .wait the out-lSte0������tl?a,ty������,the0re  i'hn^' is ailf'  come of the deliberations of all the pro- Jm^nce    d*numatnt*6>*W"g ������iJlcom-  same vein.   Mr. Garde,"a confining  his  attention to drifted on the   Z   i^Zl^T''^ Pay"e takes   ih*  is at present extended 30 feet^d w h^l������T*W*?' ^^  ^shout  The next issue of tho Review will con,  tam^a detailed statement of most of the  dividend payingminesofEasternflritish  Columbia. The names of the properties  will be given, the class, capitalization,  number of shares issued, par value, iota -'  dividends paid, and the district in  which the mines are situated. The  tab e presents a very flattering ,howing  or the Slocan. Of the 26 entered on the  list no less than 18 of the total'are Slo-  - Properties,   The Pay���������e takes   the  ?HT'Tl\ Thest������^tics are com-  P.led by E.M.Sandilands, broker, who  has been at great pains, to ������������������ obta,-; re.  liable information to work on.  !F358S������P3539HStSCKUi  MIMIMi^  nm  rtatre  fSfeAi. ������  .i'^:rfi iV TZZ'JZD*zr"nU..*-"*.'^^'ZZSzzzzzz? r^vj >j .��������������� *^^*gr^,iM^'**^J'%V'gtf'"itaJg^/'h-/*'^  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February 28, 1903.  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1903.  There seems to be little hope of i-.ny  settlement at present of the coal strike  in the Crow's Nest collieries at' Ferine.  The miners have issued a  statement of  NEURALGIA  We silggest curing a pain in  the face by taking Scott's  Emulsion into the- stomach.  Usual way of treating neuralgia is to rub liniment on the  outside. ,. That's only a makeshift.  ���������   Scott's  Emulsion   is nerve  to counteract, if possible", the proposed  legislation asked of the Dominion-government to better the industry, and  which is practically assured. As longas  "the trust wap allowed the.home market  there was'very little cause for it to buy  Slocan ores,'as they could flood the lead  market of this country to great advantage with their cheap labor product of  Mexico. The imposition ofa protective  their grievances, which appear to be ' ^COtt S iimuiSlOn IS nerve tariff on lead coming into Canada means  many, and if true are certainly entitled ' food.     Scott's Emulsion   feeds  a turning of the tables at the expense of  NOTICE.  In the matter of an application for a duplicate  ofa Certificate of. Title to. Blocks-3 arid  of Lot 891,  Group  I,  Kootenay   Distriot,  '     (Map 689).     ' ���������   . .       lnamcu  NOTICE IS IIJiRERY GIVEN that it is my  intention-to issue nt the expiration" of 'one  month from the first publication hereof a.  du plicate of the certificate, of Title-to theabove-  mentioned lands in the District of Kootenay in  the name of James M. Barton, which Certificate  is dated the 6th day of February,- 1902, and  numbered 1157 A. -      '  II. F. MACLEOD.  r    '-a t,    ��������� .    ��������� District .Registrar.  Land Begistrv Office,  Nelson, B.C.  9th September, 190:2.  to some consideration by the company, j and Strengthens nerves.  but many aver tho chief real-grievance t?��������� ,    ,. ,   .  .,,..������ -      -,. roran obstinate ��������� neuralgia,  of the miners is to eecui e recognition of   - - o    ���������  ,, ,  .    ��������� .      . .     ,' tor    nervousness,    for    nerve  the union and gives the miners a hand, '       w       ni~i vi  lli conducting operations at the mines. | Wea^ness ta^e Scott's Emul-  Others are of the opinion that the. West- j sion. It's nerve food arid 'nerve  ern   Federation   of   Miners,   which   is   Strength.  backing up the strikers both in Fernie  and Nanaimo, ia in league with Ihe coal  barons of the eastern states, and is  using the miners in Canada as a cata-  paw to benefit those across  the   border]  We'll send you a little to try, if you like.  SCOTT   &    BOWNE,       Chemists, Toronto  Tho re is a good deal of speculation as  to the real object of Mr. Johnson visit  by tying up the coal fields of this pro- jto the Sloran at the present time. That  vince. Be this as it may ; it isa * Jugular { gentleman is ore buyer for the American  fact that the strikes were stirred up by j amt4t<ir l���������**, which controls the out-  Federation agitators just when the duty ( Put of the United States and Mexico,  was taken off bituminous'coal by the 'and which completely abandoned Bri-  United States government to relieve the |tish Columbia two years ago. Many  terrible suffering caused by the coai' "������nk. and there is good grounds for the  strike in the Pennsylvania regions last,' bought, that the action of the silver-  summer, and which consequent l/paved 'Iead mi,iers to.secare the home market  the way for a large increase in the coal "b? tLe adoption of a protective tariff on  output of this province to the many lead, is the cause of the reappearance of  needy districts in the western states, the trust representative in this district,  Mr. Tonkin, -manager of the Crow's  collieries, has also issued a sworn detailed statement of the wages  paid  the j        wv B B\)Bwfli    stiv^uajaw������  miners  since   the  strike of some time :     wWhen I can't see danger there is no  . ,.      ,   ,, ii- i    ili    ' danger."   That's the logic of the ostrich  ago.   According to ngurrs published the��������� whi*h hide8 its head and exposes ita  wages   paid   the   miners in Mornssev,'  Dody to tne hunter.    There are-not a  ,r. ,   ,      , 0    , _, ,        "      few people who seem to have gone to  Michel and Coal Creek   averaged   from    the ostrich to learn logic.    The most  $7 to $3.50 per dav of  8kf   hours.   This ��������� dangerous enemies of humanity are the  enemies which can't be seen, the disease  looks  reasonable  enough.   There   ip a   breeding   microbes   which   infect   the  blood.    It is harder to get the microbe  possibi'ity of some of theminers getting  less than $3.50 a day, but it is alt-o apparent that a number secure rather  exorbitant wages for their hours of work  and just where the difficulty lies is hard  to get at. One thing is certain that if  the trouble ii not speedily settled every  line of business in the province will be  affected to a great extent. It really is a  disgrace how easily causes for a gem ml  strike are trumped up by a few disgruntled ones, which only brii������g suffering to those "ordeied out" and bring  about degradation to the province at  large.   The opinion of the public islhat  out of the blood than to keep it out, but  Dr. Fierce's Golden Medical Discovery  does both, by purifying the blood  and then keeping  it pure.  If   there   are  the trust. From freezing British Columbia out of the American ore market  they will in turn be froze outof the Canadian market for the refined product.  If Mr. Johnson is sincere in his asser-'  tion that he is here to bid for all the ore  he can get, well and good. II he will  compute for Slocan ore after the adoption of a protective tariff, and, can offer  New York prices, less the duty, better  still. But if he is only here to divert action by some of the operators, agaiii9t  tariff revision, the less they have to do  with him the better for their own interests and the welfare of the country  at large.   Mr.  Fielding   has   recently   claimed  that his tariff'has lessened the  taxation  of the people by fifteen millions in   five  years.   There is no   further   basis   for  this claim than   the fact that   the   percentage when the duty collected bean- to  the value of imports is less than  it was  in 1899.   In 18% Mr.  Foster  collected  an average rate of eighteen and a quarter per cent, on   a   total   importation,  duiible and free, of $110,000,000, raising  in round  figures   $20,000,000.     In   the  fiscal year 1902 Mr. Fielding levied   an  average rate of sixteen per cent, on over  $202,000,000  of   imports,   collecting   in  round figii res $32,000,005. It. will be seen  that the. people did not   pay   $3,000,000  less customs taxation in   1902   than   in  1890.   They paid $12,000,000 more.     It  is true that the percentage on   imports  was reduced by two and a quaiter,  but  Mr. Fielding has no right  to  say   that  Mr, Foster would not have made a  ������till  Certificate of Improvements;  NOTICE.  Twickenham Mineral Claim, situate in the Slo-'  can Mining   Division  of  West Kootemv  District, . , '  Take notice that I, A. It. Jlevlund, agent for'  B. Foyle-Smith, Free Miner's Certificate No  R 59203, and Frank C. Clute, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B 645UG, intend, sixtv davs from  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 claim.  And further take notice that action, UDder  section  :-7, must be commenced  before  tho  issuance of such Certificaie of Improvements  Dated this-23rd day of September, 1902.    ���������    ���������  A. It..HEYLAND.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Silver  Band,   Twyford,    Winton,   Islington,  Jaringdon,   Croydon    Fraction,   liiduev  Mineral   claims,  situate   in   the   Slocan  Mining Divis'on of West Kootenay District.  Take  not ce that I, A. R. Hevhvnd, agent  for the Silver Band   Mining  Company,  Fret  Miner's ' ertificate No. B 09117, intend", sixtv  days from the date hereof,  to  applv  to the  Mining Ucorder for a Cer"'ncateof Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must  be   commenced 'befoie the  lssu'uicef-f such Certificate of Improvements. ���������  Dated this 23rd day of September,' 1902.  A. R. HEYLAND.  there   are   too   nianv qtrikes occtirririfr    My tonsils were enlarged and my. neck swollen'  Uieic   die   too   mail) striKen oicui img    aifoutor shapc; my throat was sore and I could  re it.   My husband went for.the doctor,  gave mc no encouragement.   He helped  eruptions on the  skin, boils, pimples, sores or other   greater percentage reduction on such an  f4&useDoPctor   hlCreaS0(i   in.,.ortation.     The    simple  T[Pierce's Golden' statement   that   Mr.   Fielding    exacts  Medical   Discov- '      ���������      ��������� ��������� ,i ��������� ���������  ��������� .     .-   ,   .  ery,  which  will   ^veii-eiglitliF as lneh n rate ������t  duty as  purify  the  blood   Mr. Foster when   the  importations  on  and   cure   thei.......    .,. ,.  eruptions which come from it. | *h,ch lt IS ,ev,e" lmve i������������Tea.������eri ninety  "My blood was all out of order, aud I had to go   percent., is a sufficient refutation of I he  to the doctor," writes Mra. James R. Moss, New '  London, Stanly Co., N.C.   "He gave me medi- . claim that Mr. Fielding bus reduced the  cine which hefped me for a short time.   In the I  winter of 1895 I got worse than I had ever been,    taxes  WANTED-SEVERAL PERSONS OF CIIAR-  acterand go'-d reputation in each province,  (one in this district required), to represent and  advertise old established wealthy business  house of solid financial standing. Salary ?21  weekly with expenses additional, nil payable  in cash direct each Wednesday from head  offices. Horse and carriage furnished when  nece-sary. Refererces. Enclose self-addiess-  ed envelope, colonial Company, 334 Dearborn  Stieet, t hicago.  KOl'JCIi..^  annually inJSritiah Columbia,which have ] n������[���������re k-   M* husbaml went for ^ ?������?tor>  well nigh crippled every industry in the    me a Httle. but it did notation*. h> attended  The meeting of the provincial legislature has been postponed  from  the 12th  mefor'twelye months, when'I"h*eardVf"a iady.., of March to the 2nd of April.   The ria-  province, and itis high time the govern-' "^^  '.  . 1. .    -j ; .   1     1 ���������   ���������      ���������   .���������    ���������/r..:������,. '   cured some of the medicine and began takinjr it.  ment to a hand 111 looking   into   affairs    Inoneweekl was able to do my cooking, when  &  , .   m     ������������������������������������       1        i   . -c -l I began taking the medicine I  when a strike is ordered, to see if.itcan r a few minutes'a<-.a������nie, audi could rest or.sleep  In one week I was able to do my cooking. When  " could sit up only  j   only a little while at a time.   My throat was so  not devise a'means of settling disputes: sorj ttt tmieg T could not even "swallow sweet  , ,    . ,   ' ,      , ,���������.���������    ���������     ' milk, and mv tonsils were full of little eating  and bring about, more staple conditions sores.    My left side was swollen out of shape  .    ,     ���������'.,��������� , . ���������   '    , .     ' i and I could hardly get my breath.   The doctor  in labor circles throughout the country. ! sa-^ j WOuld not get well, but three bottles of  ' ... ��������� ._,���������'.-������������������ Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical   Discovery, three  At Nanaimo the v\ estern Jtuel company bottles of his 'Pellets,' three bottlesof Dr. Sage's  . '���������������������������',    , Catarrh Remedy and the use of salt water did  have   refused   al nips', every cemana ot  . the work and cured m*.������  the   strikers,   and   there  seems   little       Dr. Pierced Pleasant Pellets cure constipation and its consequences,  chance of an early settlement.  change of date is that the time was too  short to prepare the business to be  brought before the assembly: when the  House was to convene. It is intimated  by other sourcrs.that anothei muse is  labor troubles with the coal; miners of  the province, as in thought some understanding will be arrived .it'between the  conflicting parties by that time, and not  have the vexations question crop up  while the House is in session.  To John II. Gray and to any and  all others to whom he may' have  irantferred hie interest in the Kosedale,-  Fiower and May Mineral Claims situated on 1'ayne iiounlain, in the Slocan  Mining Division of West Kootenay District, British Columbia.  Tiikf notice  thai  I, P. E. Sprague. a  co-owiiP' in each of   the   mi id Kostdale,  FIowpj- and ftlav   Mineral  Claims, have  expended |102 50 in   doing   and having  recorded   tIn*  annual  assessment work  on said Eosedale Minerfll Claim   for t.he  year ending  October 22nd. 1902, an ie--  quired by section 24 of the Mineral Act,  and ?102.fi() in'doing and having recorded the annual asseffinent work of Ihe  said Flower Mineral Claim  forlheveur  ending August. 12th.. 1002. as required hv  Section 24 of the Mineral Act, and !fl02.  50 in doing and having recorded thf* an-  nnal ass-CPPinent. woik   on  the said May  Mineral Claim for the year ending August 12th, 1002, ns required by Section 24  of   the   Mineral   Act, and   that within  ninety days from   the   date  of the firpt  ���������publication of 1 lii.������  notice you fail or refuse to contribute yonr.propf rtion of tlie  paid expenditure, being  one-eighth   of  the amount expended in respect of each  of the' said, mineral claims amounting to  $12 80 in. resprct. of each nf  said 'claim,  together with all costs   of  advertising,-  yonr interest in the said claims will  be-  enme vested in me' the undersigned  under the provisions of   Hecfton 4. of the  "Mineral Act, Airtendment'Act 1900."  The address for pavmenf <-f the said  moneys io me the said O. E. Pprngwy  is care of MrAnn & McKav,.Parristers!  Kapln. R 0. ���������"���������''..,'  Dated the 4th day of Novembpr.1902.  d."f. sprague.  ;#������'  "V,      *  5p,  I]  ������1  3 '  Mi  m  is^f^^f/sg^^saBsss^ts  ms^^ss^ss^^^ismmisiissimss^mtmi  )itm^^������<mriUti������^.|^lJj������TOj������lj'^ii*.^'l������ll>'.l'JJIIJI u������iiji..u<"ii  'ft THE MINING REVIEW-Satukday, February 28,  1903.  -."';i''.'  H  In south America and Australia pasture is abundant and  oxen of the finest quality are plentiful. Bovril is prepared from  these oxen and the supply is so considerable as to enable the  H manufacturers to use the best materials at- a nominal cost. It  is prepared by a special process, which ensures the retention of  both.the stimulating" and nourishing- properties of the beef,  thereby differing- from ordinary meat extracts or beef tea, "which  merely stimulate without nourishing-.  NourisHes  and-  ��������� Strengthens   ���������������������������  0  The Disposition of Alluvial Gold.  Mr. Wm. Si Welto,,, jr. K, writ in.,  interestingly to the London, En,"  "Mining Journal," has the follow ing "to  says 011 alluvial deposits of gold ���������  I have had under my observation numerous gravel deposits: in South America, California and Spain for the j.,������,t  "������������������ty years. On mv first acquaintance  with auriferous gravels I was led to follow them up wit.1, a view to discover the  rente from which they were then supposed to have been derived, but I failed  to find any indications of these and I  have never yet been able to ascertain  that othe. shave been more s.uccesshl  than myself in this direction. Jt wa���������  suggested that the gravels might have  travelled a great, distance." from the  reefs, taking into consideration the  rounded form of the q���������artE pebbk>���������  forming them, but this theory has |>e,en  loss persisted in latterly, as it has been  seen the gold could not have resisted  the amount of attrition necessary to reduce the fragments of quartz to their  present form; and those who have  stud.ed the subjert appear to be now-  agreed that, as Mr. Lake observes the  gold has been derived from the decomposition of gold solutions resulting in  the precipitation of this in a metallic  state and its concentration around some  suitable nuclus.  ^According to my observation, the  gravels were deposited bv water at a  time when trees and vegetation existed  as remains of trees, roots and leaves are  to be found in  the   "deep   leads"  and  benches" of gravel which have been  preserved by a covering of lava. The  gold solutions, from whatever sourse  they may have been derived apparentlv  appeared after the deposition of the  gravels, as, in certain deposits, the  forms of leaves have been replaced by  gold. In one deposit worked bv me  the whole of the gold was obtained in  the form of leaves.    ���������  It has been noted that the larger' tlie  pebbles forming the gravel," the larger  and more round will be the grains of  gold found in it, and it is verv possible  that, originally, the gravels "contained  much vegetable matter ground up into  fine particles, according to the size of the  *Y  *MtI(1ii1,  Sandon, The Leading Merchant  Tailor in the Kootenay Country  tiii 11 im t an ii iii mi i*ii-.muLjai,  pebbles, and that a considerable portion ;' a sensations by scoring of the factious  of these particles have been replaced by I opposition to successful mining in part  gold, as the liner grains of gold are dis*- J b-v sa.ving. "1 desire to say for myself,  tributed all through the gravel in layers 'flmI X t,link r voice the 'sentiments of  of much greater richness than the por- ithe P'< sident and'thc whole boatd, that  tion of sand and gravel between ihem, iiml^s we can get, if not cordial 'sup-  and the grains of gold are mostly found  Dort' at ���������e*1***- cessation of the opposition  in thin scales of corrugated appearance. !  , which we have encountered from  thobe  whose interests are as much at stake in  The above observations unlv ajiplv to .  "deep leads" and   l.i^I.   "benches"   of  the solution of this milling problem as  gravel of older formation than the pres-, oar 0WM- **ah,iU MuW B0,1,e OIje t'1;Cto  ent river bars and deposits, which sip. Ornish money both for fighting these  pear to have been formed bv the break-. P������i0Ple ������' J.tiV������ti������ii, unci for the opei-  ingdovM. of the older gravel beds. In ^ion of the mines. We have met with  these greater.porth.n of gold will gener-. ������P-J0.8,tio" fro,n t"e government of the  ,,    i     f ���������     i   ,      ,     , a   ���������     ii      I   ' province, from labor unions,   lrom   the  ally be   found  upon  and   in   bedrock,   ^      . . ,  ��������� ��������� i,      ,       .1 ���������   ���������      ,'��������� . ,   .,    ��������� mnnicipitlitv aiio from the smelters in  especially when, tins is schist, and   the- , ^  ��������� ,,    r     i i     -ii i    ���������      ii.- f        ' our eflorts to reduce cost and   to secure  grains of gold will be in nil  sizes,  from i  ... i water necessary to mill  our low   grade  very coarse to verv minute particles. - fa  I grade ores, ������ ithout which, speaking for  .'myself, I believe every minein Rossland  J will be closed up and abandoned within  "a comparatively few months.    This  is  riCKEJTS  TO ALL POINTS  and  VIA  Just From The Island.  A native of Prince Edward Island bad plain talk but is intended for those who  gone forth to see tho world. Hearing apparently think we are afraid lo aban-  about tl e Silvery Slocan, he set out for don the mines, and will therefor yield  British Columbia and in due time ar- somi'thing-to their factions opposition."  rived in Sandon. When he reached: The financial statement showed that  this city he engaged a room at a modest'. during the ye&v $238,!?49 was spent on  hotel, intending fo remain there while, the mine, and.the net recuiptsfrom sales  he looked around for work. ' totaled only $2lW,249.   The mine is now  "Will you register?" asked the clerk, in debt to the extent of $68(5 101, as  handing him a'pen.' ���������'; against $041,518 at the end oi 1901.  "Kegister?"   said   the   new  comer. -      -������������������-���������~��������� ���������  "What'sthat?"   . ,     '        Tho Fisher Maiden.  "Write your name."  "What for?"  *^>������  ion  TO  .'    The Fisher Maiden  now  holds sixth  ! place and stands about midway   among  We are required to  keep a record of" the;mi���������,a in t|,e Sjoi-aii t'islru-t  in  the  j amount of ore shipped to   the  smelters  all ourguests."  The  man wrote   his name  and was!  about to  lay down   the   pen  when the  clerk added:  "Now, the place, if you please."  "What place?"  "The place you come from. Where  (io you live?"  "I live on. the island."  "Well, but what island?"  "The other man looked at him in  amazement. Then he said, with an emphasis that left no doubt of -his feelings:  ' "Prince Edward Island/man' What  other island is there?"  Some Strong Talk.  At the annual meeting of  the  shareholders of the War Eagle mine theother  since the first of the year. The mime  received ilsfiistrciurns front ihesinelter  oh January the 8th inst. Including  this the-. munnuemeni- stales, the  shipments show a gross receipt of  $5,714.02, and a net prolit, after freight  and treatment arededin ted, of$8,669.73,  Another car is now in thesnielteryaids,  and hi ill another on the wharl at Silver-  ton. Tlii-te are now 17 men on the pay-  roll'at the.mine, besides thot-e engaged  in hauling ore.  ..Shipments to date are: January 6th,  gross -*1,8(5(5.28, net 1598.11; January  23rd, gross $544,71. net :?2SS.48; Januarv  24tb,<rross $1,094.77. net. $790:21; Jan-  uarv 29th, gross $759.02.; net $842.42;  Februarv 5th, gross $54481, net $242.(51;  FebruarvlOth, gross $822.84,-net$579.43;  St. Paul, ��������� Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago  AND ALL POINTS EAST  Seattle, Taeoma, Victoria, Portland  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sle.epere.  Dining & P.ufl'eft Smoking Library Cars.  _   Fast Trains'at Convenient Hours  -** Between Spokane & Puget Sound'  For rates, folders and full imformation  regarding trips, call on or address any  ngi nt O. R. & N. Company.  A. B. 0. Denniston,  G. W. P. A.  .   Seattle, Wash.  H. Brandt,  C.P.&T.A.  Spokane, Wash  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  day, vice-president Blackstock created  total gross,^714.02;tota!ne,,$3'.G09.37  Cook's Cotton Hoot-Compound  JST-Nm i RL^. 0n^Co,ilpnn-r Windsor, Ont  ���������mSLvnoiM-r?1" 2 ^������id ond recommended hr all  responsible Druggists ta Canada  ii"  W&^TTTTYTVTXt* o* *���������-wn������-n7r THE MININ.G REVIEW���������Saturday, February 28, 1903.  Local News Notes.  Hotel Reco Arrivals.  F G Malcolm, Ruth mine; Harry New-  tlie Dominion jcombe, McGuigan;J M Turnbull,Trail;  were  J H Freeman. S M Fulierton, Victoria;  Fiv- bye-fl'C 'ons for  House in  the eastern   provinces  held the past week.   The Conservatives j Paul Smith, J VV Plunk, VV. J  Twiss, P  carried two and th������ Liberals three.  Mrs. B M. Pease of Vancouver, and  mother-in-law of C. P. R. ageilt Lewis  is in the city attending his eldest daug-  ter who id confined to bed through illness.  The.St. Andrews Presbyterian church  will hold services Sunday in Pitts' store  at 11a. m. and 7.30 p. in., when the  Rev. E. Robb, the pastor will occupy  the pulpit. Sabbath school and Bible  class   at 2.30 p. m.  The new Provincial Mining Association now in session has declared itself in  favor of protecting the silver-lead industry and opposed to the two percent,  tax. The chief object ot the association  is to benefit the entire mining of the  province  The election in West Yale resulted in  a defeat for the government candidate.  Ex-premier Semlin from the returns so  far received has a majority of 77over Dr.  Sansome; his election is now conceeded  It remains to be seen whether Col.  Prior can command a majority in the  House. In the event of his not being  able to do sd, it is expected he will in  all probability ask Hip Lieut.-Governor  to dissolve parliament and appeal to the  country on party lines. f-  Mr. L. Pratt, manager of the Last  Chance, was in Nelson this week for the  purpose of interviewing Mr. Talbot,  M. P., for Belchasse, Que., and lay before him the exact condition of the silver-lead industry. Mr. Pratt isa fluent  French as well as English speaker, and  discussed the. mining situation with the  member troiu Q'lebeu, and endeavored to  secure his support in the Dominion Parliament on lead phrase of the tariff  revision when it comes before the  House.  The Sandon hockey club received  Tuesday a challenge from the Vernon  hockeyists to meet them on their own  ice, they in turn, agree to give Sandon  $75 toward������ defraying expenses. The  boys here have accepted the invitation  and will leave for Vernon on Monday.  They will try arrange games with, both  Revelstoke and Kamloops on the way  over. The make up of the team that  will be sent to Vernon will not be quite  as strong as the one which attended the  Rossland canival, but nevertheless will  be a strone combination. It will be  composed as follows: Hogan, coal, R.  ������T. Mclntyre, point; VV. Crawford, cover  point; VV. Brown, rover; E. Crawford,  VV. Howarth and Andy Grierson, forwards  H Walsh, C L Stephen������on, A Shulte,  Joseph Shulte, Philip Moore, T Des-  mono, F Desaiono, Paul Shulte, T Car-  born, A E Pearson, Kaslo; Jas Watts,  E W Matthews, Winnipeg; Wm Fallows  and family, J VV Gaukroger, city; fit'.  Elmo Davis, Reco mine; CE MelliBh,  Vancouver; J C Carrutliers, P G Rous-  sel, Nelson ; J J Whallen, Montreal.  I have now in stock a-, choice assortment of  Nickel  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon fot the week:  Mine. Ton8.  SILVER-LEAD.      .  Slocan Star 190  American Boy '. 63  Reco 42  Ivanhoe  20  Total  315  s^rxdL \_Jsiip>eLri3^L������ci "\7V"sl3^������.  Tinsmith & Plumber,  Metal Quotations.  Silver, 48%o per oz.  Copper, $13.25 per cental  Lead, $4.12>������ percental  Spelter (zinc) $5.10  With the Curlers.  The following is theschedtile of games  for next week :  Ships. Day   Time  Crawford vs Hall        Mon.   7.30  Grimmett vs McMillan "  Scott vs Oavtmaiigh     Tries  Gpmin-vs McLaughlin   "  Crawford v."Grimmett Wed  Hall  vs M'-Milhm  Scoll vs McLsiiighhin Tbuie  Gotnnrv.-- Cavanaugh- Fri,  Crawford vs McMillan Sat.  Ice    j  No. i;  '< 2  1  2  1  '* 2  No. 1  "   1  "  1  ii  ks&b.  T!���������-7,<rrv.-x>-f;.'.w!'i  "1 understand that your father is  dead, Mike?" Yis, &or, the ould glmle-  niaii has felt us. A I'ouie man, yer hon-  ner. Pie could aland up with the best  of thim." "1 haven't teen the old man  binct; lie moved away lrum here some  threu y������ara ago. Where waa he living  when he died?" "He wasn't living  auywheic whin he uoiu, air. He was  deaU thin."  Jeweled  Brooches.  ���������THE Brooches here men-  . tioned may offer a desirable suggestion for Christmas  buying.  Each one is of artistic merit  as well as surpassing value.  No. 13320, at SS, t* a Star snd  Crescent design of fine Pearls and solid  Gold.  No. 13317, at $ 10. Is a roeocco scroll  design In solid Gold, mounted with a  fine Amethyst surrounded with Pearls.  No. 13369, at $24, Is a Pearl "Sun  Burnt " of exquisite beauty.  No. 13400, st 542, is a Clover Leaf,  paved with tine Pearls, having for its  centre a beautiful Diamond.  We guarantee safe delivery, and cheer,  fully refund the full price If a selection  ia in any way unsatisfactory.  Writs for our now catalosua.  Ryrie Bros.,  Jewelers,  Yonge and Adelaide Streets,  Toronto. THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February 28,  1903.  . TARTB ON; TARIFF.  Says .Tariff Should Be Prepared  - To Meet Americans  011  An Equal Footing,  In La Patrie recently tho Hon-. 'Mr.  Tarte refers to the tariff quosi ioneditorially, entitled, "Two Policies, Which is  the Best for Us?"  "The representatives of the djflerent  branches of our industries have resolved  to do all in their power in obtaining  from the Dominion gavemment a  change iD the tariff.  "A preliminary delegation has been  to Ottawa recently with this object in.  view.  "The Manufacturers' Association proceeds quietly like business men.  "There is no government which' does  not desire the public weal, I ho progress  of the country. Public men differ not  on the object to he-obtained,-but as regards the means of obtaining it.  "Two fiscal policies are at I ha present  moment face to face. .  "The maintenance of the present tariff, with some modifications, or the preparation of a tariff which would meet  both in its spirit and tenor the American tariff.  "This last, might   b<5   well   named   a  almost double itself.- .  ."The increase of tariff would certainly create new contres of activity, "and  this'means increasing the population.  "The adoption ofj a truly Canadian  policy, framed on the same lines as the  American tariff, would have the same  happy results as in the United States'.  If, thirty years ago, we  had   adopted  the policy'Canada for Canadians,' we  would not have seen our compatriots  leave by hundreds and thousands for  the United States.  "Our farmers, our financial institutions, our working clanses, and our merchants, have a common interest in this  matter, which is of national import."  Why you should buy  M..L. GRImMETT, IX. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary  Public., Etc.  Saadeti, British Columbia.-  ATLANTIC BIBAK'SnP'lHCHIB.--  To and from European points via'Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any C. P.R. agent  or A. H. Lewis, Agent, Sandon,  W.P. P. Cunimlnjr.s, Gon'.S.S. Agent,Winnipeg  A!ta Lodge, No. 29.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in euch month at Sp. m.  Viairiing brethren cordially invited.  JAMES M. BARTON', Sec'y.  Established 185S,  Because ���������*���������ia ^ne t,est quality.  Because ^ 's k',e most lasting chew,  policy defence, supposing   one did   not j Because ifc is the la������'gPst high grade  wish to usf-|jthe word protection, which  has been so roundly denounced   by   so  many people.  "We believe in a policy of protection  capable of defending us against the invasion of products from other countries,  especially when we can manufacture  these products at home.  "We are of the opinion   that  instead  of buying from   trie  States   .^O.OOO.OOO  ' worth of goods more than we sell   them  we should make every possible effort to  keep those millions in our own country.  '���������In other words, live or ten millions  paid in salaries ro Canadian  working-!  5 to 10c. plug.  Because the tatry are valuable for  pre  miums until Jan. 1st, 1904.  Beeause we guarantee every  plug, and  Because your dealer ia authorized to re-  fund your money if you are not  satisfied.  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO CO., Ltd.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Robert Ewin.  ^Sfe.  'COMPANIES ACT, 1897."  men, and to the producers   of   material 1 Crossfell and Ethel Fraction   Mineral Claims,  , ��������� situate in the Slocan .Mining Division of  in our own country are more profitable West Kootenay Pint.nct. Where located:���������  than if they were sent to  foreign coun- ���������'      At the head o^ichtMile Creek.  trip* to imv tbo sahirips of ������t rn nirPrR -    Take notice that I, Rohert Ewin, Free Miner's  tnes to pay tne salaries or stiangers. certificate No B. 59090,intend, nitty days Horn  "Itis'in   support   of   this   economic   the date hereof, to apply to   the Alining   Re-  ,, . . ... , enrder for a Certificate of Improvements,   for  .theory that we seek u revision of the, the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  '*���������_:/}��������� .   1 abov claims.  L'       ��������� And further take notice that  action, under  "The personal interests of the mann-! faction av, must be commenced before  the  . , '   ,       , , ,      issuance of such Certificate of Improvement,  facturcrs does not trouble usverymuch,   Dated this 1st day of February, A. D. 1903.  as they are able to look after themselves.'  "It is the general interests of the!  country we have in view in our effortB to \  give our country a fired system, a sys-;  tern which has worked so well in the.-  United States.  "The increase in the tariff, the revision of our fiscal policy in the 8cense  of protecting our industrial and agricultural interests does not signify the  decrease of the revenue, as some of our  confreres have stated.  "It is easy to adopt a fiscal policy that  ���������would protect industries, and which at  the same .time would leave us all the  revenue we needed.  "But we import at the present time,  free of duty, millions'of dollars .worth  of articles, while at the same time we  possess the raw material in abundance  in this country.  "The augmentation of our country  means increase of revenue in the scense  that it signifies the increase in the consumption of articles of all kinds.  "If instead of being 6,000,000 people,  we were 10,000,000, our reyenue  would  .1 C& C/O.-  rianufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  IR 1 11111  VICTORIA, B. C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  the. Best.  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is eariiy handled, as it is very  clean.    We have itiorall kinds of grate.  ������lt c  ROATE  Dealers in TEA and COFFEE.  We are offcririir at'the lowest prices  the best trade" of Ceylon, India, china  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.'B.C.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  E* if. Cameron.  1 7 rv ���������*"*> rv       ��������� *>/-i ��������� 1,  AND NORTERN RAILWAY CO.  NELSON & FORT SHEPHERD RAILWAY CO.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY CO.  WASHINGTON & G. N. RAILWAY CO  VAN., VIC. & E. RY. & N. CO.   o   The only all nail route between east, wes  and south to Rossland, Nelson, Grand Forkt  and Republic. Connects at Spokane with ths  Great Northern, Northern Pacilie and O. R. e  X. Co forpointseast west and south; connects  at Rossland and Nelson with the Canadian  racific Baihvay.  Connects at Nelson with K. R. <& N. co. for  Kaslo and K. & S. points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for Greenwood and Midway, B. C.  Buflett cars run on trains between Spokane  and Republic.  Effective Nov. 22,1902.  Leave. Arrive.  -3:25 a. ni Spokane 5:45 p.m.  10:15 a. m Rossland 2:10 p m  7:00 a. m  Nelson 8:00 p" m"  11:00 a. m Grand Forks  .4:00 p. m.  9:15 a. m Republic 5:40.p. m.  H. A. JACKSOX, G. P. & T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K. TACK A BURY,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  NOTICE IS HER15BY GIVEN that \V I M.I AM  Stkwaiit Jenkins, Mine Manager, of Alamo, B. C,has been appointed Attorney for  "The Scottish Colonia' Gold Fields Limited,"  in place of Geo roe XV. Hughes of the same  place.  Dated this 21st day of January, 1903.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Kegistrar of Joint Stock Companies  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone Bending a sketch nnd description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention iu probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest nponcy for securing patents.  Patents taken throuirb Muim & Co. receive  tpecial notice, without charso, lu the  "scientific JHeriaw.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Lnrcest circulation of any sclontltlc Journal. Terms, ?.l a  voiir; four months, fL Sold byall newsdealers.  MUNN & Co.361Broad^- Hew York  Branch Office, 025 F 8t��������� Washington. D. C.  i?dverfise fn  ��������������� rcinirv? Review.  Page Metal Ornamental Fence  Handsome, durable and low-priced. Specially sui able for front  44 a:uldivisionfcnccsiiitownlot.s.ceinetericsorcliarda,ctc. Retails  T'  for 25 C ENTS PER RU ���������'.' M NG FOOT.    Just about  ���������   tho cheapest fence you can put rip.    Wiitcfor full particulars.  ��������� "UsoPajro Farm Fonco and Poultry Netting.  The Page Wire F-;nc8 Co., Limitad, 'Walkorville, Ontario.  Montreal, P.Q., and St. John. N.B. 7  E. Q. PRIOR & CO., General Agents, Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops.  Wtif Hallway k Kpla k  LIMITED.  International Navigation Hraiik Co,, Ltd,  Xsslo I Slocan Railway Companj.  NOTICE.  Commencing Sunday, August ITth, 1902, the  following time card will be in effect on  Kootenay Lake and K. <t S. Ry.  KASLO &. SLOGAN RAILWAY.  RaSLO-SANDON route.  9.-P0 a.m. leave...'...ICrsIo arrive  8:15 p. m  10:40 n.m.leave..Whitewater...leave 1:42 p. m  11:00 a.m. lea-re���������McGuigan. ...leave 1:22 p. m  11:25 a.m.. -rive... ..Sandon leave 1:00 p. in  A direct connection is made at Kaslo with  steamer both to and from Nelson.  STEAMER SERVICE.  KASLO-NELSON route.  fi :00 a.m. leave Kelson arrive   7 15 p.m  3:3op.m arrive Kaslo leave   8:40 p. in  ("nllintr regularly at Ainsworth nnd Pilot  Ray nnd at all way landings on signal.  Connecting at Nelson with Nelson it Fort  Sheppard Railway both to and from Rossland, .  Spolanc, Ktc.  Tickets soklto nil point., in T'Dited States and  Canada, via Great Northern, Northern Pacific,  O. l-i.&N. Co ,<.tc.,i.tc.  Ocean and steamship tickets anil rates via all  lines v ill be furnished on aj plication.  For further particulars'call on or address  Robt. Irving, ManngerKaslo, B. C.  Gbo. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  M^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^^^^^^^^s^^ms^msm^^^  ^9tfi<ieaBaaBsst>^ m *n*n&' ������?������*���������������! rui nj* *fi*fc?*'*<w,iw,nrt, hhwimmm H v*M  J,^ /j������ fO,/i^.*J^lw^w4^*aWrJ.wt:*tWI(������-***iir*W *i?ffl������"'--i(*J",il  l.������f iAJlJiiiidiil >  $1  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February 28, 1903.  The Bonspiel Finish.  G- ..  .  The finals in the bosnspiel were played i>!i Saturday between the rinks skipped by F. A.   Tamblyn   of  Nelson and  Dr. Gomm of Sandon.   The games were  witnessed by a large and   enthusiastic  crowd, who applauded either side when  a good shot was made.     Tamblyn   won  the Harris chain and   the   same  rink  skipped by Judge Forin carried oft'  the  Merchants trophy, but Dr. Gomm   won  the Bostock Cup   In the evening after  the last contest was played a large number of the curlers assembled in the Reco  hotel   to   witness   the   distribution  of  prizes.   Mayor Grimmett was delegated  to the chair and in a   few   well   chosen  remarks thanked the Nelson   rink   for  attending the local   bonspiel  and  congratulated them on seccuring so many  prizes.   Judge Forin and Mr. -Tamblyn  replied in  a hearty   manner   and   expressed their apreciation   of   the   kind  manner in' which   they   were   treated  during the series of games.   There is  a  curioui fact   in   connection   with   tlie  Harris chain and Bostock cup.      While  the former has never stayed in   Sandon  since it was donated by Mr. J. M. Harris  to the local club, the latter   has   never  left the city, and hasbeen won  by Sandon rinks six years in succession.'  After the prizes were distributed a  merry time was spent for a few hours  by those present.  The Nelson rink left the following  morning for home loaded down with  umbrellas, cigars, jerseys and other  prizes. They also were fortunate to capture the celebrated Cord wood trophy,  which has been in the posaeasion of Dr.  Gomm for several years. The Dr. agrees  to furnish the customary medals,  which accompanies the trophy and will  forward them to the successful winners  just as soon-as they are struck off at the  tinsmith shop as there  is  no   mint   in  town.  Class 3. Ruben Warner, Lendrum  Karr.  Class 2. Russel Gordon, Mary Gordon, May MacKenzie, Mabel Fogg,  Harold Waite and Muriel Fallows, tie.  Class 1. Francis Garde, Lila, MacKenzie, Harry Isham. Jonuie Winters,  Annie Winters.  1st Primer. Parkliam Huston, Alice  Mason, George Huston,   Edna  Folliott.  The following pupils attended school  regular every day during the month:  Sylvia Warner, Violet Jones, Neil Mac-  Intyre, Russel Gordon, Mary Gordon,  Harold Waite, Mary Maclntyre, Lendrum Karr, Ivor Isaacson, Mabel Fogg  and-Muriel Fallows.  Public School Report For February.  Tho average attendance for themonth  was 24, with 10 irregular pupils.  The following is the standing of the  pupils according to merit:  Deportment.   Muriel   Fallows.  Class 5. Willie Karr, Violet Jones,  Neil Maclntyre, Sylvia Warner and  Myrtle Karr, tie.  Class 4. Horace Little, Mary Mac-  lntvre.  ' Geo. Melville, watchmaker, is enjoying a good   joke   at   fonie of citizens  expense.  Mr. Melvin had occasion to go  to Nelson on business   Monday, and as  there  have   been   numerous rumors of  him contracting marriage floating about  lately, he was asked by a person  at the  station if he was going away to be married.    Melvin asked the questioner if he  could keep a secret, and Eaying he could  was told "I might possibly  bring back  a bride."   Secret or no secret, the news  was   too   good   to   keep, and  in a very  short   time   the   news was reported all  over town that Geo. Melvin had gone to  get married and  would   return   accompanied by his wife   the   following  day.  Curiosity to see the bride,brought a large  number of people of both  sexes to the  C. P. R. depot on Tuesday evening when  the train puffed   into   the station.   As  with a beaming face Mr. Melvin stepped  on the platform, he received congratulations and hearty hand shakes from a  number present, who inquired after the  bride.   They were   informed there was  none, or no intention of any just now,  that the whole thing was a joke, when  the crowd burst into a   fit  of   laughter  and dispersed homeward.  Oixly TKe Best.  ������*4++H+H+������++++W H ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������+:  TKe Daintiest Fruits,  TKe FresKest Groceries,  CKoicest Smoked Treats  ai\d Canned Goods*  Delicacies In. Preserved Goods always la 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,  Hams, Bacon and L,ard,  Fresh Sausage of all kinds daily,  Oysters and Game in season.  The Reco mine has practically closed  down. The entire crew of miners were  iaid oft'work Monday, with the exception, of three men, who will for a  time at least, be kept on development  work. The method of mining at the  Reco is.quite different from that of other  properties of the camp, in that it is  only operated during the win ter months.  This is done to take advantage of ruw-  hiding, which is found to be a more  economic way of bringing the ore from  the mine to a shipping point than mule  packing duing the summer months.  SANDON, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE���������NELSON, B. C.  MARKETS AT ROSSLAND,  NELSON, KASLO,-TRAIL, REVELSTOKE,  GRAND FORKS,  PHOENIX,   FERNIE,   CRANBROOK.   FORT STEKL..  NEW YORK BREWERY,  SANDON  Towgood & Bruder  Brewers of Lager Beer.  ��������� Give our Bottled Beer a trial���������saisfaction guaranteed.  Telephone 24���������Silverton and New Denver.  -at a-  fyv$ Reduction.  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 15 to 20 per cent, on every article.'  Now is the Time to Buy.  Neat Work Promptly  turned out is keeping  us busy.       We can  still do yours. Try us.  if  m  Wi  "A  W  l-X*  1       ss/<  w  J������Vl  F  M  B"i   a  I  m  *   ''I  ffe/

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