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 VOL. -I.���������NO. 37,  SANDON, P������. 0., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Wins Championship and Cup.  The Sandon Junior Hockey Club won  the championship of British Columbia  and the cup���������held by the club two  years in succession���������and was; again  captured for keeps this season at the  ���������Rossland carvival, defeating ��������� the Rossland club by a score of 8 to 2. The Sandon team has now won the championship for three years straight. The  opponents tried' to get the cup by every  means, taking on two senior men, then  a dispute arose, and shortly after the  teams lined up.as follows: .  Rossland. Sandon.  R. Ferrier Goal Hogan  K. Ferrier Point        J. Crawford  Carmichael       ���������   Cover      W. Crawford  MeEvoy Right Wing   E.Crawford  Clothier Centre Hood  Donohue Rush McKinnon  Ewing Left Wing Cliffe  The golden city boys forced the game  at first,  but soon  I tie other team got  down to woik and had everything their  own way, putting up a fast and  strong  (   combination game.  Clothier scored the- first game for  for Rossland from centre in 10 minutes.  In a scrimmage Cliffe, shot the puck  through the opponent's goal in 8 minutes and secured 2 more points in 5 and  3 minutes in succession. McKinnon  added another goal in (5 minutes for the  silver city boys. Hood nut the rubber  through the flags for the visitors one  after another in 3, 2 and 1 minutes. Carmichael put the puck past Hogan, time  .'������ minutes.  Ewing and Donohue were rulled off  for foul play.  . The referee,  Gapt. Sawyer, of ReveU  .^.stoke.acted.'faijuilLthrouijh .t.he,Vanie.^._  ������������������'Some 'San^on,'-'spo,rte"'offered to 'h"et'  !f500 that the Sandon Juniors could down  the Rossland Seniors^  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  Our Junior hockeyists were the only.  Sandon competitors at the Rossland carnival that won glory for thecitv. Differences between Hood and Mall in curling  amenities, it is said, cost the place one  or two trophies. The Junior hockeyists  appear to be invincible, they having  beaten the Rosslandera by a score of 8 to  2. fend secured'the"cup for all time. The  Nelson Tribune appears to be very much  stuck on the prowess of Nelson's seniors,  and to take some of tlie. splink out. of  them we would suggest a. match with  our Juniors. We may have ice for some  time yet. If this cannot be arranged  our Juniors will sit down ; and cry like  Alexander the Great, because of no  more worlds to "conquer.  Sandon Fire Alarms.  For the convenience of the public the  city council has stationed fire alarms at  the following places:   :������������������'.'���������'���������  No. 1���������Miners'.hospital.  No. 2���������H. Giegerich's store.  No. 3���������Miners' Union Hall.  No. 4���������-Opposite Jake "Kelson's.  The alarms consist of ..large triangles  hung on arm projecting posts, with an  iron rod attached by a cord. In case of  tire, the first person discovering it runs  to the nearest triangle and sounds the  alarm, which is quickly taken up by  the others, and the city is aroused in a  few minutes.  Hotel Arrivals For the Week.  Dknvbr.���������Col. Brayton, Kaslo; W.  Ferguson, Miss M. 'Welsh, F. A. Card,  0. McDonald, Slocan; C. A. Jones,  Duluth, Minn.; S. Smith, Nakusp;  Irene Tiede. Phoenix; J. A. McMillan,  Rossland; Jaf. Coleman, Hot Springs;  Albert Dupois. Three Fork*.  Rkco.���������W. P. Bassett, Victoria, J. W.  Maithany, H. II. Cooper, Cha*.Thompson, Vancouver; F. F. Potter, Omaha;  J. T. Black, Mrs J. K, Clark, New Denver; A. McFarlane, Winnipeg; G. A.  Benedict, M. RheO, A. H. Hartley, N.T.  McLeod, Wm. Douche, R. J. Martin, J.  S. Taylor, W. J. Goepel, J. R.-Grudge,  Nekon : H. Giegerich. E. C. Ghipnian,  W, J. Twiss, Kanlo; W. Hill, Slocan;  P. F. Venables, New Westminster.  E. C. Chipman, of Vancouver, is here  on business.  Views of Sandon as it is, for sate at  Clifl'e's bookstore.  W. W. Warner is expected to return  to Sandon about March 1st.  Mr. Eli Taylor will shortly remove  with his family to Greenwood.  Armstrong defeated King in a listic  encounter at Rossland last Friday night.  Rufus Stephenson, at one time a politician and publisher in Kent county,  Ont., died at Chatham on Friday.  The Cincinnati authorities stopped  the Jeffries-Ruhlin right on Friday last,  and did themselves credit in so doing.  The anticipated hockey match between Sandon and Revelstoke on Tuesday evening did not materialize, the  latter having wired they could not  come.  H. B. Alexander left last Monday on  a visit to England. It is said his visit  is tor pleasure, but no doubt he will  give the lead market-more than a passing glance while there.  Many of our young people and some hot  so young, went to Whitewater on Thursday to a- concert gotten up there that  evening, in which Miss Moore, lately a  teacher in Sandon,was the leading spirit.  After comparing notes, tlie Kaslo people-have come to the conclusion Prof.  Alexander, the phrenologist, took #1,000  out of that place. Such a drain maybe  the means of defeating the proposed  smelter by-law..  On Tuesday  afternoon  a number o.f  ;the"eitizehs//rnade-'-aiTange.nierit8 fqi>a  dance," which was helVl;that, evening on  the arrival of the Junior  Hockey  Club  from,Rossland.   The dance was held in  the Miners' Union hall, and  the/music  was rendered -by Duffy's orchestra.   .A  large number of the. dancers attended  and spent an enjoyable evening. ���������  ;"' The Tribune does not yet know the  Sandon Juniors defeated  tlie Rossland  Juniors,and are. now champions of the  Kootenay.   If our kids.could only get a  skite at"the best team Nelson can put  together, perhaps   the Tribune would  know all  about 'it.   The report'of the  match'in the Rossland Miner was a credit to that paper, as it showed a desire  for fair play. ���������'.-.-'.'  ! The Rossland. Miner in a well reasoned-  article on the silver-lead mining situation says the duty on pig-lead going into  the United States is-more than thedutv  on ore. This though quite true is still  misleading. The duty on ore going into  the United States is all removed when  the bullion of .that ore is exported���������in  short it is'simply imported in such cases  in bond, while duty on bullion in any  form is simply prohibitory.  A Literary Society has been formed in  connection with the public school. The  election of officers took olace at the  close of the exercises on Friday afternoon, 15th inst., and was very interesting, as manv nominations were made for  the several positions. The poll was as  folio vs:���������Hon. president. Miss B. Rad-  cliffe; president, Waiter Cliffe; vice-  president, to be elected; programme  committee, Misses Ella Taylor, Mabel  Karr, Nettie Radclifl'e, Christine McDonald and Master Win. Karr.  On their way back from Rossland, our  Junior hockevists were prevailed on by  the Silverton club and admirers to stop  over there a day for a friendly match.  They were treated right royally while  there, and gave an exhibition, scoring  5 to 4. As the match was only "for  friendship" all the boys wanted was to  keep out of the lion's jaws. On reaching home they were met at. the depot,  and were cheered until they were tired  of it. An impromptu free dance was  given them in the Miners' Union Hall,  which, though well -attended, would  have had inany more present had a day  fir two's notice been eivon. As it was a  ' most, enjoyable evening was spent.  Fred Kelly went to Spokane last Monday.  ���������Walter C. Adams has returned from  California.  W. A..McIntyre, of Kaslo, spent a few  days with W. 11. Lilly and friends.  The Juvenile hockey boys are trying  to arrange a match with the Nelson "kids  next week.  In electing'Garden in Vancouver the  other day for the Local House, over Mc-  Pherson', the Martin nominee, that city  says it wants tiu more of Joseph.  Mr. Ransom, manager of. the Sovereign, received a blow on the knee cap the  other night while playing hockey, that  caused his leg to swell up badly and give  him much pain.- He has gone to the  ���������springs for some days to give it a rest.  The lead miners and smelters of Canada are arranging to make a request to  the Dominion government for a bounty  of $1 per ton, up to 100 tons per day, on  pig lead produced in Canada. .The  extent of the bounty in no case will  exceed 100 tons a day.  The Silvertonian endorses the '���������Jim"  Hill road from the Boundary-into the  Crow's Nest coal field, as a competing  railway outlet for the coal iields. As far  as the public have any assurances' in the  matter it would only be a competitor to  steal ouircoking coal to build up the  smelter trust acoss the line. If the road  was extended with an absolute guarantee of rates, there would be something  in it.  Mr. G.W. Hughes, one of the Slocan  pioneers, and one of the best known and  largest individual property holders in  the district,.is a very busy man these  times, jllejs.manager and a.large holder in the Idaho minea of '26'.claims; he  has a half interest in the Trade Dollar  and the Sunset, that may yet be amalgamated, in thn Jackson basin, and now  working twenty,men. He is also owner  of the Utica on Paddy's peak, that is  expected yet to be a large property.   ,  ;Tbe Vancouver World advocates a  charter for "Jim" Hill's road into the  Crow's Nest coalfields, because British  Columbia has thousands and thousands  of acres of coal lands. This may be all  very true, but as it would take two or  threeyears-to develop theai. into ship-  pingmines, it is not to the interest of  the province that its mining industry  should starigled that long while Hill is  ..building up the American smehers with  British Columbia coal.  The Argenta and the Sovereign, under  one management, closed down on Monday, letting out. some 30 men. Their  reason is they cannot market their ore.  The American smelter will not take it at  a remunerative figure, and the local in ���������  stitutions have all they can handle.  These two properties never looked as  well before as they do now, and never  were in as good a shape to ship; hut  when the ore can not be marketed, closing is the inevitable.  Mr. Heap, of the Last Chance, has  gone over to Trail to see if some temporary arrangment cannot be made with  that institution to handle the ore of the  mine until permanent arrangements can  be made elsewhere. The Kaslo sampler  is full, and all the storage room about  the mine is full, so that suspension will  have to follow if smelting arrangements  cannot be made. It must be evident to  all the owneis and managers are making  every effort to avert suspension that is  in their power.  We believe the insurance company j  refuses to acknowledge the claim of D. i  J. Robertson it Co. in any shape or  form; Companies than hope to do business in any community cannot afford to  igncre such claims. The risk was made  in good faith, the premium paid, and a  loss followed. I.n any case the company's refusal can only bo based on  purely technical grounds, and if all  business was run on the basis of paying  such debts only as technical law would  compel, it would be a sad strain on the  business morality of the community.  Will The (Jovernment Uyc ?  We should not be a bit surprised if the  coming session of the British Columbia  legislature should turn up the unexpected. The last session was pulled  through in comparative quietness on the  understanding no extraordinary legislation would be introduced, but of course  things cannot, continue that way. The  country is growing and new, radical  legislation must come sooner or later.  Our readers also know there are no  less than six distinct parties represented  in the House, no two of which unite on  any common ground. As long as ��������� legislation to which no, reasonable, objection  can be taken only is introduced, the  majority of the elements, excepting the  Joe Martin faction, which is always to  be regarded as a petrel in the wilderness, will support it and keep the government in power, but when new legislation offering fair grounds for differences of opinion is advanced, a smashup  may be looked for in the twinkling uf an  eye. After the elections, it was distinctly understood a reconstruction of  the.Cabinet was to follow within a year,  through'which some, if not all, of the  conflicting elements were to be considered, but that reconstruction has not  followed, which only renders the footing  of the' administration all the more  slippery.      The    parliamentary    representatives  who will move in passing a law  to prevent strong corporations from appealing  cases to higher courts when poor employes get verdicts,   will  deserve  the'  thanks of the entire community.   An  employe got a verdict for $3,000 against  the Le Roi at Rossland the other for, injuries sustained'in a shaft, where negligence was 'clearly -proven.   And now the  case is to taken to a' higher court;  hot  for'justice.'as it'will  cost the company  more to appeal it than  the amount of  the award, but merely to  defeat  the.  plantiff because he is poor.   This kind  of thing is carried on in Canada to a.most  scandalous extent.     When  a   plaintiff  makes good bis case, clearly in any such  action the award ought to be made final.  Freedom of action sounds well, but when  freedom is used simply to do poor people  out of justice, it becomes serfdom of the  grossest kind.   We repeat honest cases  when poor men are interested, ought-to .,  be limited to the lower courts by act of  parliament.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following shipments of ore   were  shipped from here this week:  Mine. Tons.  Payne.... ....180  Ivanhoe  60  Last Chance  75  American Boy  41  Trade Dollar........  21  Goodenough ...25  Sovereign..  27  Total,  429  A PURE GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER  Highest Honors, World'* Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Making Powders containing  alum.   Tliay &r������ Injurious to health  ggBBMEaEigagwgHBS 'A -':  SUICIDES 01 flIBH CHIHESE  APPALLING   LIST  OF   VICTIMS   OF  1    IMPERIAL DISFAVOR.    '  Self-lies! i-i:cllou Common at All Times  Anion- tin; IHIlcial Class, imt Hade  Vast! Jlore So by tlie.Present Troubles  ���������f th folesttjil ICiuiilrc���������Some Soluble  Cases.  Suicide  Ls1 a. most oommoxi. way  of  ridding oneself of bis troubles in China  particularly among the official class,  It is; q;ui,le tho proper  thing to commit suicide if you areNan official and  fail    in your duty in  any particular.  It is a very common thing  for    the  Emperor or the Dowager to hint gently that an official's' usefulness is ended and he had better kill himself. This*  hint is given in a very delicate manner.   The victim will receive a beautiful  little-bos,'probably gold  bound  and gold lined, and in'it,.will .be coiled  aj silken cord, probably also with gold  tips'.   There -will be a note full of the  most delightfully worded compliments,  and  not a suggestion 'of unpleasantness.   The recipient of the box knows  what it means, however, and he knows  that if he  does not strangle himself  with the    cord,   before    twenty-four  hours have passed he will be,,.visited  by   the executioner,  and  off   will go  his' head.  The hint is not always given in this  way. On the road to -Sigan Fu during the flight of tho court the Dowager degraded one of her officials, and  i  ordered him not to follow, the court.  Some weeks after the arrival of tho  royal party at the present capital, this  official, whose offence had been a  "comparatively small'one, thought that  she had'probably forgotten all about  it; and so he went on to Sigan Fu,and  appeared Ln his usuail place, 'When  the Dowager saw him, she exclaimed  in, a tone of surprise: "What, are you  alive yet ?" 'The official went off in  a corner at once., and drank the contents of the bojttle of poison that he  carried with him.  There have been many suicides of  officials since the present trouble came  upon the Chinese Government. Here  ia an incomplete list, of suicides and  deaths of officials, who probably killed themselves, thoiiigjh it is claimed  their deaths were natural:  Hsu     Tung,   Chinese    Bannerman  committed suicide during the fight at  Yamgtis'un.  Li Peng-heng, Chinese of Lower  Manchuria, committed suicide during  the battle at Tung Chow.  (Tseng Chi, Manchu, Tartar General  of tower Manchuria, committed suicide at Moukden cm the approach of  the Russians.  Shon Shan, Manchu', Tartar General  of Heilung Chiang, committed suicide  at Tsitsihar.  Yen Mao, Tartar General of Kivin,  committed suicide at Kiriu after the  assault of the Russians.  Chang Chun, Chief-of-Staff of Tung  Lu, Generalissimo of the Grand Army  of the North, died in Pekin just before  the fighting began.  Lo Tung-Kuang, General commanding' the -Taku forts, committed suicide  daring the fight.  'Nieh-Sze-���������hcng, Provincial Commander-in-Chief, Chihli, killed in the  fight at Tien-tsin.  Sung Chung, Provincial Commander-  Ln Chief of Szechuan, died after the  fight of the Court from  Pekin.  Hsu Ching-Cheng. Senior Vice President of the Board of Civil Appointments, died in Pekin, in July.  Hsu Cheng-yu, Vice-President of  the Board of Punishments, committed  suicide after the fall of Pekin.  [Li Tuan-yu, Chinese Senior Viee-  Presidentof the Board of Censors, died  on the way to Sigan Fu with tho fleeing Court.  Hua Chin-shou, Literary Chancellor  of Fukien, died en route to Pekin on  receipt of the nowfe' thait his entire  family had been massacred near Pekin  by the Boxers.  Fu Jun. ex-Governor of Shantung,  committed suicide with his whole,family when the allies entered Pekin.  !Wang Tutsay, Governor of Knei-  chon, suicided just about the time of  the outbreak.  AITS OF WICKED WAYS.  SOME TOO   LAZY   TO   MOVE THEM-  SELVES-MANY SLANEHOLDERS.  ttuee.r Uses They .WnKeol Slaves���������Tliclr  Herds of Domestic Animals���������Orchids  Cultivated by Ants���������Their Agricultural  Science ��������� They   Have :i   Knowledge  of  -V-Kay.s. '  Science is after all your real iconoclast. Not content with toppling the  busy little bee off her. pinnacle of  virtues, it goes on to attack the ant,i  for- so long held a pattern and moral  of .thrift.  Ants, say the wise men, have about  every bad trait of humanity���������they are  lazy, greedy, tyrannous, given to con--  quests, and coveting the territory of  their neighbors. Along with the  territory they oftener than not ta^e  the ' neighbors themselves, holding  thorn-ever after in slavery.  Just haw this comes to pass; is something o������ n puzzle. There are seven  hundred odd spacies of ants duly  classified. Several of these species',  say observers, must possess hypnotic  poiwcr, since they attack, subjugate  and reduce .to slavery other species  which are much bigger, stronger and,  more populous in the nests.  After they have got their slaves  many other queer things happen. The  slaves Lu lioina nests; arc classified,  so many told off as soldiers to defend  the gates, so many for domestic  duties, foraging, the care of eggs and  so on. The soldier ants are- farther  subdivided. The larger number by  constant exercise develop  FIERCE NIPPING JAWS  and poison slings. . The others in  some curious' fashion increase the  size of their heads, especially if they  happen, to be considerably bigger  than their masters. The big heads  enable  them, to  block  a passageway  Ho Shu, ex-Provincial Treasurer of   against an  invading foe.  Shansi, suicided at Honau at the beginning of the troubles.  K-ai Tai, Prince of Cheng, died after  journeying to Sigan Fu with the  Court.  Duke Paotsu died en route to Sigan  Fu.  NOT TO; RE DONE.  A Scotsman was walking along Tra-  ���������,_       <_,, ���������������������������    ��������� ������������������-,. falgar square one day,when he stopped  Grand Secretary, committed suicide in I |Q fr������nt of the national gallery. Seeing  his, country hjouse, ten miles from Pekin, upon the flight of the Dowager.  LKang Yi, Manchu, assistant Grand  Secretary, died of fright and exhaustion, while following the refugee  Court to Sigan Fu.  Hsi Ching, Manchu, President of the  Board of Civil Appointment committed suicide when allies entered Pekin.  Hsu, Fu, Kiangsu man, Chinese President of the Bo'ard of Civil Appointments, died following the Court  to Sigan Fu.  Chung Yi, Manchu, President of the  Board of Revenue, father-in-law of the  late Emperor,: ,'������ung CMh and- Grand  Preceptor of the heir apparent, committed suicide after the flight of tho  Empress Do wager. -  :���������  !Li Shan, Mongol, President of the  Board of War.  Hsu Tung-yi, Chinese President of the  Board of War.  Kuei Heng, Manchu, ex-Tartar General of Uliasutai, Northern Chinese  Turkestan, committed suicide on the  entrance of the allies into Pekin.  Hsu Shu-ming, President of the  Board of Censors, committed suicide  at the beginning of the outbreak.  Chen HsLo-feu, Chinese President of  ihe Board of Works, died in November  on his way to Pekin  a number of people going in, Scottie  walked in too. He was . surprised to  find he had nothing, to pay, it being a  free day. After passing the turnstiles, however, he was( asked to hand  over his walking stick. Nae fear, he  replied, cautiously. I thought there  was some doo, cheat, when ye gotj in  free I He gave a wink ar the attendant  and walked out.  POISON IN TOBACCO SMOKE.  As the proportions of nicotine do  not satisfactorily explain the poisonous effects of tobacco, H. Thorns assumes . that ,the toxic substance is a  new oil he ha|s detected in tobacco  smoke. This oil produces violent headache, ���������-. trembling, giddiness, etc., and  by treatment with a two per cent,  potash solution yields a phenollike body  with an odor like creosote.  LOOKING FOR BARGAINS.  Mrs. Eargainhunter seems to be  dreadfully worried about the health  of her children.  Why, they looked to me exceptionally strong und well.  Yes; that's what worries her. A  cut-rate drug store has just opened  in the neighborhood and she's crazy  for  an exclude   to see what kind  of  ITu, Lu, Manchu, Viceroy of Chihli, ( bargains they have  ',..' Exceptionally elastic slaves are  transformed into living honey bottles.  They are found with abdomens enormously distended, and full of the honey  dew the working slaves bring in.  Honey-dew, be it said, is a"secret<ion  of the aphides, or plant lice, which'  the ant Blwarms keep in herds within  the negt.'  Ants,    are    passionately    fond    of  honey���������indeed,    of    all a'weet juices.  They are, further, fond of mushroom  and  grow   them  within   their  nests.  They also cultivate certain species of  orchids.,    and    bring    about  distinct  modifications.of the plant form, stinging the young tender stems .so fiercely  that    they  will    become, almost  globular and distill a thin semi-sac-1  charine   juice,    which    the ants    no'  doubt regard as rare wine.     One particular species of orchid, indeed, is so  infested with a virulent stinging ant  that the collection of it is' very dangerous.   The    minute  touched all the ants swarming over it  rush, to the point of attack.     That  Ls,  however,    less curious  than    the  ��������� fact' that the orchid will not flourish  without  the ants, but  withers away  after    a , feeble .   straggling    year's  growth.       ���������  iSome few among slave-holding  ants remain capable. The most part  become utterly demoralized. They  cannot build nests, care for their  young or even feed themselves. Not  a few when the slaves have chosen  and built a new nest ride to it upon a slave's back. Ono species i.������J  noteworthy for  having only  SLAVES  FOR WORKERS,  yet never containing within the nest  any slaves eggl- or young.  Ah' with bees, the queen ant is the  mother of tho q'warm. Unlike bees,  however, there are often several  queend in  the   flame   owarra.     The  workers, arc ��������� rudimentary females. In  slave-making the victors kill all the  perfect ants and take home the others*  Perfect    males    and  females  hav������  wings, which they drop as soon as th������.=  marriage   flight    is; aver.     Worker,  ants, have no wings.     Worker anttf,  ox rather blares,.and the aphis-cows,  by no means, exhaust  the list of ant  dependents.        They    keep      variou*  sjmaller insects as men keep domestic  animals'.     Just why ia not yet clcar.-  The fact remains, though, that in' the  crannies; of some nests  herds] of'   *���������  thousand     almost'    invisible      small  creatures   have  been  found. ,  . A year Ls. the average span of ant  life, but gome species live five years,  and exceptional individuals as  muck  as; seven.     All species show the liveliest concern for their eggs, lugging-  them    up   into    sunshine  upon  fair  days,  and scuttling back  with  them  the, minute the sky is overcast. Upon  a  fickle April day the  eggs may be  moved a half dozen times:    .Theyare  nearly as. regardful of the aphis egga^  Indeed, throughout, they protect their  milch  kine, [shelter  them  well,    and  take pains in  rearing  their young.  Hospitality is not unknown among  ants. ;V stranger guest receives".disi-  tinguLjhed consideration. But wot  to the stranger ant who conios uri-  itwitcd. He is hustled and pummel.  ed, and finally hurt mortally unless  ha saves himself by showing superior  fighting power or possessing  A' CLEAN PAIR OF HEELS.  After he is down a mere squirming  trunk, bereft of legs, unable to bite,  the slaves lay hold on him, and drag  him outside the nest to die. Possibly  it" is an ant superstition that bad  luck follows, a stranger's death ia  thz house.  Formic    acid,   the  distinctive   ant- '  product, ia one of- the greatest vegetable stimulants known.      The earti  of a nest becomes so saturated  with  it that game people explain the famous. Hindoo mango trick by supposing  that the mango seed which comes to  flower and fruit before your eyes;' is  planted  in  a pot of ant-heap  earth.  However that toay be, it is established beyond'cavil that ants of some-  species cultivate, and presumably fertilize their favorite foodstuffs.    Oases   .  in point are the trimmer ants: and fch*  harvesting    ants,    both    of      whick  abound in the State of Texas'.     The  trimmers prune a sort of weed which  is; to their taste so that it shall grow  strong and sturdy.      The harvesting  ants  go    even    beyond  that.      They  clear disks several yards across round  about  their  nests of  all  manner of  vegetation, then plant the disks with  ant rice, which they watch and tend  until   it  ripens',    letting  no  vagrant  or alien twig show its head.  Ants, are entitled to regard thenx  selves as  early discoverers;of, theX-  the    plant is I ray and its. mysterious powers.    Sir  ���������;��������� ������������������ 'John  Lubbock experimented  exbaus1-  tively    as   to  the    effect  of  colored  light upon  the ants' in captivity. H������  laid strips of colored glass over the  nests, first putting the ant eggs all  under one special'color.     In the end  he determined that the ants' did not  much mind red light',, that green light  was also, in a measure, .innocuous, but'  that invariably the eggs  were'hustled from underneath the violet ray������.:  In no case was ihorc than a single egg  left there at the end of two hours),  and oftener than not the removal was!  accomplished.-   within    less    than  an  hour. , ,    ���������   .  DRIEST PLACE IN THE WORLD.  The driest placo in the world is that  of Egypt between Che two lower  falls of the Nile. Rain has never beea  known to fall there, and the inhabitants do not believe travelers wheat  told  that   water falls  from, the  ukr.  I  I  All  >;l  >M  i  ��������� r  i  I  k  ii  !i  flSraEBigMWWraSCTHifiCTHFS^ Tiie White- Plague.  ONE-SIXTH OF ALL DEATHS DUE TO  CONSUMPTION.  Sts U;ivn;>cs Sjinreg No Class���������Rich nnd  VoovAlfke Fall lis Victims���������How This  ������������������'read Trouble .Hoy toe Prevented.  Consumption has been well   named  the great  white pLague. One-sixth of  all the deaths occurring in Canada annually are due to tho ravages of this  terrible disease. Its victims are found  among all classes; rich and poor alike  succumb bo    its    insidious    advance.  Only a few years ago the victim of  consumption   was regarded as incurable,    and    horror stricken    friends  watched the loved one day, by   day  fade    away until   death came    as a  merciful release.   Now, however, it is  known that taken in its earlier stages  consumption is curable, and that by  a proper care  of the  blood���������keeping  pre-disposei to the disease escape its  ravages. Consumption is now classed  among the  preventible diseases, and  those who are pale, easily tired, ema-  symptoms of general debility should  ait once fortify the system by enriching    and    purifying    the blood���������thus  strengthening not only the lungs, but  all parts of the body.  Among those who have escaped a  threatened death froiu consumption is  Mrs. Bobert M'cCracken- of Marsh-  ville, Ont. Mrs. McCraken gives her  experience that it may be of benefit  to some other sufferer.   She says:  "A few years ago I began to experience a general   weakness.   My appetite  was poor; I was very pale; was  troubled with shortness of breath and  a smothering    feeling in    my chest.  Besides    these    symptoms    I became  very nervous,    at    times dizzy    and  faint, and my hands and feet would  get as cold as ice.     As the  trouble'  progressed I began to lose flesh rapidly, and in a short time was only a  shadow    of    my former self.   I had  good medical treatment, but did,not  get relief, and as a harsh cough set  in I began to fear that consumption  had   fastened   itself upon me.     This  was    strengthened    by a knowledge  that several of my ancestors had died  qf  this   terrible    disease.      In    this  rather deplorable condition I was advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  I at once procured a supply and hat  not taken them long when I noted a  change for the better.   By the time I  had  taken six or eight boxes I was  able to move around the house again  and felt better and stronger in every  . way.   I continued the use of tho pills  until I had taken a dozen boxes, when  all my old time strength and  vigor  had returned, and I was as well    as  ever.   During  the  time I was  using  the pills my weight increased twenty-  six pounds. Several years hare since  passed, and in that time not a symptom- of my former trouble has made  itself apparent, so that I think I am  safe in saying that my cure is  permanent.   I believe Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills saved, my life,    and I strongly  advise  ailing  women  to give  them a  trial."  A SAD CASE.  'For   God's  Sake,   Cct   Mc   a   Place   to  Die In."  These  words  were uttered a   few  weeks, ago by a poor fellow as he lay  on his death-bed  Ln a hotel at Grav-  enhurst.   A week before he had travelled a whole day to reach the Sanatorium, but on medical examination  it  was. found  that  the disease, consumption,  was too far advanced    to  admit him.      He tried to get board  in Gravenhurst and finally after repeated failures, secured admission to  one of tho hotels.     He soon became  worse and the resident physician   of  the Sanatorium wag called in. When  it  became  known   that  he  had consumption, it was found impossible to  get    attendants,    to    wait  on     bLm  through    fear    of    contagion.      The  hostler of the hotel was asked to help  and on his refusal he was offered ?1  a day extra, but preferred  to   give  up  his  position   rather  than  expose  himself, as    he thought, to the danger of    infection   from  the   patient.  The physician  from the  Sanatroium  had to perform the duties, of nurse  and maid as; well as his own.   When  the poor fellow found that the management of the  hotel  wished to get  him out ho    begged    the doctor for  God's sake to get him a place to die  in.   ��������� The doctor looked after him for  some days,  remaining   with  him on  hie last visit until one o'clock in the  morning.      The    poor    sufferer  was  found dead next day in his bed and  beyond  the    need of    further    help.  Telegrams,   had   been   sent    to   his  friends, and his sister reached. Grav-  enhurst only in  time  to  take away  the dead body of her brother.  Various proposals have been made  to erect suitable structures to commemorate our late beloved Queen.  When her Diamond Jubilee was celebrated four years ago large hospital  undertakings were begun in London  and elsewhere with her special sanction as the best expression of  the nation's, congratulations. To  make it universal, shilling contributions, were called for.  The National Sanitarium Association hag now provided a place in  Gravenhurst for patients who are  able to pay, and this, has proved its  usefulness by * saving hundreds! of  Lives, since it was opened three years  ago. A free hospital for poor patients who cannot pay and who are  in the early stages of the disease is'  now in process of erection near the  Sanatorium.  "For God's: Bake, get me a place to  die," is a call that should be no longer left unanswered. Your dollar  will help to answer it.  Contributions' arc already coming  Ln for thisj much-needed undertaking.  National   Sanitarium'   Association,!  Toronto, 1901.  Those desirous; of helping may remit  to   .  (HON. SIR WILLIAM MEREDITH,  Vice-Pres. of   the    Association.  or W. J. GAGE.  Treasurer both of Toronto,  Note.���������Editor of this paper will be  glad to receive and forward contributions for this purpose.  A Cheltenham Man  is Agreeably  Surprised���������An   Old   Grndge  ���������*-  WINTER WRINKLES  VICTORIA    HOSPITAL    FOR CONSUMPTIVES.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a tonio  and not a purgative medicine. They  enrich tho blood from the first doao  to the last and thus bring health aud  strength to every organ in the body.  The genuine pills are sold only In  boxes, with the full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Hoopla,"'  printed on the wrapper. If your dealer cannot supply you send direct to  the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  rillo, Out., and the pills will bo mailed post paid at 50 cents a. box, or six  boxes for $2.50.  To round up this work the National, Sanitarium Association desire to  build another hospital, near Toronto, for incurable consumptives. What  better memorial could be erected than  a "Victoria hospital" for such cases?  All the Large cities', of course, will  have their statue of the Queen, but  this; will not be a national undertaking.  We can, however, have the "Victoria Hospital" under the auspices of  the National Sanitarium Association,  and this might be built by contributions from uil over Canada. Every  village and town could send to it  consumptive patients and thus benefit l>y a memorial to the Queen, lc  which  they have contributed.  Humanity demands that something  should bo done; self-protection  ugainst tho danger of contagion demands that something do done; but  tho very doing of this by^excitlng  dread of the diseaso makes it more  difficult for its hopeless victims to  receive the attention necessary to  enable them to die Ln peace.  Will nothing induce you lo change  your mind and marry f ho asked. Another man might, she replied.  Old Grouch went to tho masquerade  the other night disguised as a bear.  Did any one recognize him? Nobody  but his wife.  Maud suffers so much with her eyes,  Well, she need not complain/; She  would probably suffer a great deal  more without them.  Samuel, 1 think we will be more certain to get away without detection if  we elope on a railway train. Well,  ask your father to get us a pass.  I am willing to do anything, said the  applicant for work, All right, said  the hard-hearted merchant. Please  close the door behind you when you  go out.  .The way to get rich is to save money,  That's only half; after you have money  you1 have to resist all the people who  want to tell you how to spend it.  Would you rather be wise or beautiful? asked Fate of the Coy Young  Maiden. Beautiful, replied the damsel. Ah, you are wise already, commented Fate, as she tied up a package, of cosmetics.  . Jackson���������What time do youi wake up  in the morning usually ? Jimson���������Four  o'clock. Great snakes I Why so early if  I board at a hotel, and that's the hour  the man in the next room goes to bed.  Slopay���������I Want you to make another  suit for me. Tailor, reluctantly���������Yes t  Slopay���������Yes. Now, let ma see something in the way of a check. Tailor-  All right, but suppose you do the same  for me.  Young Sport���������Look at that fool city  guy pointing his gun right at us 1 Yell  at him! Old Sport���������Shut, up I That's  our only salvation ; if he ' turns the  muzzle the other way and pulls the  trigger, we'll be hit sure.  Cassidy���������Th' driver av th' furst hack  asked me th' way to th' cimitary. Oi  tow Id him. Dugan���������Thin yez are a  hodcarrier no more. Cassidy���������Phwat  am Oi ? Dugan���������Yez are a. funeral  director.   Hang out yer sign.  Mrs. Brown���������Does my husband ever  deceive me '( Of course he "does. But  then I get square with him. Mrs.  Greene���������You don't mean that you deceive him if Mrs. Brown���������That's just  what I do. I deceive him by pretending to believe the fairy stories he tells  me.   ;  J3p Turner Ar;or ;i .*uf;co.S''fuI Effort to set  Kid of One Enesiiv Binds that In Rftllij*  no he Ic:i4 (<iij mviiT Another.  CHILDREN ARE FOND OF RED.  It has been noticed by the matrons  of infant asylums that a baby will bo  cross all day if dressed in a gray  frock, but contented and happy if  dressed in a bright rod garment.  Children from two to four years old  are much less affected by the color  of their dress. It is commonly observed in kindergartens that the  younger children prefer the red playthings, while tho older children prefer the blue.  I'm thinking about that lodger of  ours, the landlord remarked to his  wife. About what? He pays his rent  so punctually I think I'd better raise  it on him.  Cheltenham, Ont.,   Feb. 4. (Special)'.  ���������A    fortunate    man,   indeed, is   Mr.  Charles Turner   of|   this    place.   For  yea re Mr. Turner has been suffering  with   kidney   disease.   It   gave,   him  great pain, and for the last two    or  three years rheumatism has; added to  his already heavy burdenf of sickness*,  and he has seldom known an hour free  from pain. Not associating the  rheumatism  with the old kidney  trouble,  and despairing of curing the former,  Mr. Turner bought   and   used Dodd's  Kidney Pills to try and dispose of the  (kidney trouble. - He used a few boxes,  and the pain in -his back kept getting.-  less and less, and finally  went away.  All tho unpleasant symptoms of kidney,  trouble    disappeared, and    what    was  still more strange to Mr.  Turner, ho  has   not   since    been   bothered    with  rheumatism.  He is so grateful for the miraculous  results of the treatment that he has;  been cheerfully telling his friends and  neighbors his experience. He saysj:  "Dodd's Kidney Pills have cured me of  a long standing case of kidney rheumatism, and although I took the pills '  for the kidney trouble.! was surprised  to find that when this disease waa  cured the rheumatism also disap-  I have not been troubled since. I  used in all six boxes. The first two  boxes did not appear to do me any  good, but I persevered and the result  is that I am now a healthy  man."  Of course, to thoso, who recognize  Irheumatism as what it, really is, a  symptom of kidney disease, there isf  nothing wonderful about Mr. Turner's  experience. Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure Kidney Trouble, and with  it Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lame Back,  Neuralgia, Heart Trouble, Dropsy,  Diabetes, Bri'ght's Disease and any of  the other many forms in which it may  and often does appear.   ���������  WONDERS OF THE CORN PLANT.  Assuming that there are 20 leaves  two and one-half inches wide and 30 .  inches long on a corn plant and that  there are three plants in a hill oh 40  acres, counting 3,240 hills per acre,  tho number of square feet of surface  presented by the leaves would be  4,050,000, equal to nearly 95 acres,  which area the blades would cover as  a carpet if placed side by side. This  calculation does not take into account  additional surface which naturally  would  be  present in a field of corn.  HAD IT SAFE.  It is not everyone who can display  the coolness of the gentleman who  once carved a goose with such misplaced energy aa to send it under tho  table. Seeing that the guests evinced  some discomfituro and an anxiety to  know where it had, gone, ho said;  All rLgbt. ladies and gentlemen, I  have my foot on Lt.   ~*t* -  Suitor���������Yes, sir, I assure you, I  would be glad to marry your daughter,  even if she were poor as a church-  mouse. Mr. Moneybags���������That settlea  you I I don't want a fool in the  family.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^mmmmMmmm^mtmim^^m  iWH; THE MINING ReVIEW-Saturday,. February 23,  1901.  Tlie Mining Review.  SAT U RDA Y, FE B K UA RY 23, 1001,  LS THERE DANG BR AHEAD?  The situation of things in   the silver-  lead districts of the province is anything  but most promising at the pivaent moment. ' Heretofore the silver-lead producers have depended on  the American  smelters for the treatment of their ores  and the sale of their' bullion, but now  conditions have arisen  across the  lines,  that force the  producers  to seek other  l  outlets for  the  products.    As again all  the   interests���������labor,   commercial   and  mechanical���������of the  territories  afl'ected,  are wound up in the successful disposal  of the ores, quite naturally the situation  is looked on seriously by all.  The question is a large one, and must  be regarded in all its bearings before it  i3,fully comprehended. All but two or  three comparatively unimportant, smelters across the line have formed one large  trust. , All the railways on the other side  are now virtually owned by (-Jould, Van-  derbilt, Morgan, Rockafeller, Hill and a  few others, and this trust is strongly  identiiied with the smelter trust, many  members of the one being members of  NEXT TO MURDER  A doctor, who keeps his patient at home, when he ought  to send him away���������for money  ������������������ought to be held responsible.  So ought we, if we mislead.  Our offense   is   qreater   than  his,    because    we     endanger  thousands of lives by one advertisement���������millions read it.  Some  few  must go  for  a  change of climate, or die; but,  to thousands, Scott's emulsion  of cod-liver oil is cui-e at home.  We'll send you a little to try if you like.  SOO'XT K- UOWNK,   Chemists, Toronto.  it  requires  a refinery  to separate tliej  minerals in bullion,'so that no unnecessary shipping will be made to ilrawii'om  | values  in  the market, and finallv it requires a market for  the refined  metiils  (hat can  be  reached  on  even grounds  w.'li all competitors'   It nay ev. n i all  for manufactories  to suit the pruducts  t) the markets that may open from time  to time.    It will thus be $een the question is a very large one, and  cannot be  settled  by conversation around  a barroom stove.    It does seem   the first step  is to protect our smelters and our coal.  The next is to get Federal  assistance in  the erection of refineries, and  the last i.������  to     get    government    and     transport  co-operation > to place the  products   in  the markets.of the svorld  on  equal footing.   The best  means of accomplishing  all this leads   to   the   consideration of  so many details, that  it requires  much  knowledge and experience to outline.  Vi'. S. Dhkwky  Sandon, B, C.  H.T. Twimw  .New Denver, ������.-(;.  DREWRY & TWJGG  Dominion and Provincial .Lund Surveyors.  -Civil'and Mining Engineer.*.  I.'.eilfoul it McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER.  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B. C.  proposition to freeze out the industry in  this province.  Without   expressing an   opinion   on  what is rrally the bottom of the trouble,  the effect on mining in  this  country is  the same���������those of  the  properties  that  are  without capital  and  large   storing  capacity,  or   favorable   contracts   with  "  - '    British Columbia smelters, are seriously  the other also.    Summed  up then the  hfin(,i(;,1J)])e(J_nianv of tll(l,n wiII  ,iave  smelters-and  railways of    the   Unite,-,   lo di8C0|lUllue operatio)ls  antil new ar-  smelters -and railways of the United  are one, and to deal with the one you  must deal with theother also. To consider the future of mining in this province while depending on the one outside trust for anything, you must consider how it will allect the united trust���������  the railways and smelters alike.  It is known that our Crow's Nest Pass  coal  is  the  best coal, for cokingj and,   f  therefore, for smelting, in'the world.   It  is also known   that J. J. Hill  and associates of the railway combine, and therefore, of the American smelter trust, has  a large interest in this coal mine, and  that the American  smelters have a contract with the  management'.for nearly  the present output of the mine, to the  detriment of British Columbia smelters,  that are in turn forced to go  farther  for  supplies, pay more for them, and  take  and inferior article.    Hill-is'now before  the Ottawa  gov-mmont 'seeding for a  charter to   build'a railway,more direct  than  his  present   system,  to  the coal  mine.  Under ordinary circumstances people  know  that competition  rn  railways  is  one of the} best things available to develop a country,  and  if   this contemplated    railway  was    to   be   extsnded  throughout British  Columbia for colonization  and  commercial  purposes, as a  competitor with   the-C. P. R., it would  be the bounden  duty of  the. people  to  encourage it.   If, however, it is designed  to be what on the surface it seems to be,  a feeder for the smelter trua', 'o cripple  rivals in thiu country, it is of the utmost  importance it should be unceremoniously defeated,   in  such  an  extremity it  becomes tlie duty of the British Columbia people to set with  decision of purpose if tho country is  to  meet  the expectations of the residents.or reach what  nature designed it to be.    The American  trust practically tell our  producers they  want no more of our ores.   They contend railway freights are ho  high, they  cannot offer our  producers a figure for  freight and treatment they  can  accept,  while some men in a position  to  know  say  the combine cannot get a sufficient  quantity of dry ore to enable them to  smelt what silver-lead  ores they  have  on  hand, and others again  say it js a  ranseinents can be made, which  mean  a serious blow to the country.  As a relief, some people suggest more  smelters at home, which is good aB far  as it goes, but it is not all. It takes  money to build smelters, and even if  that was received, it requires safe  guards to prevent them when built  "rom falling into the hands of the Amer-  can combine���������it requires the husbanding  of our coking coal  for their opertaion;  Wk   sincerely   hope    our   provincial  legislature will not  remote  the subsidy  asked by-Mann and  Mackenzie  for  the  Vancouver, Victoria and  Eastern  railway.   What the legislature should do is  build as much road as it can itself, lease  as  many  connections as possible,  and  then release the entire  length  so made  up, to some  line giving an  outlet, the  hial government   keeping   in   i s own  hands the control of rates on the entire  system so made up.   That is what will  best help all interests in the province.  M. L. GRIMMETT, hh. B.  ��������� Barrister, .Solicitor,  Notary  Public, Etc.     .  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Oliffe, A-gent, Secndon  Price  including  a 16 inch horn,  3 records  and  concert sound box.  :?-*S1  M-  mm  -II  111  j.;': ���������'f'.'i  I  w  '������  m  m  m  m  i-'.l-  '        <    f  'P  )  {  1*5  i t  i  ul  l  6a9SSKS3C51S&3HE^ THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, February 23, 1901.  Mrs. Nation.  When Mrs. Carrie Nation  ��������� Desires some recreation,  Or lively occupation,  With due deliberation,  And grim determination  She leaves her, habitation  ��������� .  And makes a demonstration  Against intoxication.  .She scorns expostulation,  Ignores all explanation,  Puts axe in operation  At every liquor station ���������  That conies in observation,  And there'sno hesitation  Until the devastation  Has reached its termination.  There's sudden agitation,  ��������� There's widespread consternation,  There's fiery indignation  O'er *.'booze".in percolation;  But Mrs. Carrie Nation  Displays no trepidation ;  In fact, her conversation  Is full of exultation. -  With sorrow and vexation,  And ^ad-eyed contemplation  Of work of ruination  The man whose occupation  Had angered Mrs. Nation  Makes heated, declaration  That iie-'lJ start litigation  And get remuneration.  No sign of perturbation  Is shown by .Mrs. Nation,  For to her habitation  She noes in jubilation,  And yows that ruination  Will'have continuation  Till Kansas legislation    ���������  Has stopped intoxication.  ���������Pittsburg Chroniele-Tclcgrui'h.  9  9  9  rpiB bio  {Tlie First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods Joji  I Arrived- and  We are Offering Special Values in Dress Goods,  Carpets, Oilcloths, Tapestry, Spares, Curtains.  Have You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries?  ���������  e  o  9  9  "���������  e  a .  9  '���������  ������  '0  e  ���������  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  9  Profit in Low-Grade Ore.  The official  report of the Treadwell  mine at Juneau,   Alaska,  for the year  ending May 31, shows that during" the  year 557.950 tona of ore were mined, and  bullion sold to the amount of $ 1,153,308,  or an  average  on   the  ore   crushed of  $2,007 per  ton.    "flic   year's    working  prolit was .$073,901, and",four dividends  were paid,' amounting: to ..$300,0(10,. or.six-  percent upon  the. capital stock.   The  average  expense   was a trifle   over SO  "cents a ton, leaving a net working prolit  of. $120   a   ton.   The  ore   in   sight is  estimated at over 4000,000 tons.  These figures only emphasize the fact  that the greatest gold -iniii: s in the  world always have heen, and douhtless  always will be, producers of low-grade  ores. The Treadwell is one of the many.  Tlie most striking .illustration of this  truth, however, is found in the ooera-  t.iOiis of the 'Hoinestake property at  Lead, in the Black hills .of South  Dakota, which, has been worked for  years on ores that average two to four  dollars a ton.  ���������0000000O00000eo90������00090090ae09aoee0900oe09O9O099oa00e09O0900e000*<i000O00000oe  aaownBHaflMHMHi^HH.^nnH>aHHaMBaHHKilHBBHBHMnnManHnHHnaaHKMDniaaHDMaHHnMaMaHH������nnv*MMMaMSL������BHM^^  ���������  In addition to our made-to-order department, which $  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have j  put in a fine assortment of all  To the present the consumption of  lead in Canada is only about 12,000 tons  annually, or a little more than .half what  was mined in the Slocan last year. Better protection on lead manufactures  would, of course, keep the hoine<market  to that extent; but it would be of little  service after our mines become better  developed. We want more smelters, a  refinery bonused by government, or a  bounty on output and cheaper transport  to put us on an equal footing with any  competitor in any country importing  lead. Every effort of the British Columbia people ought to be directed towards  securing these conditions. Once secured  the Slocan could defv the world.  Our Boots aud Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  yz blass  Ware that is Right  A special train over the C. P. R. went  down from hereto Nakusp on Monday  evening with a number of people who  atttended a dance.  FOR OVER FIFTY YKAKS  ifr.s. Winslows Soothing Syrup has been used  l>y millions of mothers for thoir children when  teething. Jf disturbed lit nieht and broken in /  your rest by a nick child. sMid'oring nod eryinirl  witn pain of cutting teeth. Send fit once and  got n bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup"  for children teething. Ic will relievo the poor  little sufl'erer iimnediatelv. I'cpend upon it,  mothers, there is no mistake about it. Jt cures  diarrhoea, regulates the stomach and bowels,  cures Wind Colic, eofiens Uicgunisand reduces  lulianimation, and Rives tono and energy to the  svtitem ".Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Svrup" for  children teething is pleasant to the taste and is  the prescription of one of the oldest and best  lemale physicians and nurses in fhe United  States. I'rlco We. a bottle. Sold by all druggists  throughout the world. He sure and ask for  '���������Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.'!  Sandon, Jan. 12, 1901.  G. W. Grimmett, Esq,,  Sandon. B. C.  Dear Sir.���������It gives me great pleasure  to testify to the success which has attended your system of testing and prescribing for defective eyesight in my  case, and to the relief I have obtained  since using the glasses which you supplied. The particular trouble with my  eyes was considered serious by an eminent eye specialist in Toronto, but with  the aid of your glasses I am enabled to  attend to clerical work and reading for  three or four hours at a stretch without  the slightest inconvenience. In my  opinion it is not necessary for anyone to  go to outside points in order to* secure  a thorough and scientific tost for defective vision,  I am, verv truly yours,  Frank C. Skwull.  Transfer of Business.  I beg to notify all I have transfered my d raying  business for several months, or unt'l my return  from the east, to John Tyo. who will attend all  calls as well as I did myself. My Coal business  will be in charge of Robt. Cunning, who will  fill all orders for cash. TthanK all patrons for  past favors, and.hope they will be continued  with mv successors until my return.  ���������.--���������''��������� E. A. CAMERON.  Canadian  Pacific  and SOO   Line.  D. Campbell Da vies I Co.,  Consulting and Analytical Chemists.  SOIjE OWNERS A.VD  PATENTEES OF THE  UTST4AM PMPBBM' IWStl  Apartado S3,     DURANGO, MEXICO.  f  , The best appliances, aud the  best stock for the accurate fitting  of eyes are to be had at  G. W. fiBIMMETTS,  Graduate Optician.  Everybody Wants  the Best Coal.  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the host and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottest and brightest (ires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it for all kiudsof grate  E. i?. Cameron.  A-POINTER.  FIRST-CLASS  SLEEPERS  on all trains from Eevelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  TOURIST CARS  pass Dun more Junction for St. Paul on  Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Fridays; Toronto on Mondays and Wednesdays: Montreal and Boston on Saturdays. The same cars pass Kelstoke one  day earlier.  Train departs 8 a.-m., except Sunday,  for Nakusp, KevHstoke, Main Line and  Pacific Coast, connecting at liosebery  for Slocan City, Nelson, Rossland,  Boundary Country, ami all Kastern  points via Crow's Nest route.  For time-tables, rates and full information, call on or address nearest local  agent, or  H. W. H.Aimot'it, j* gent,  Sandon, B. C, or  W. F. A.vnEitso.v,-' K. J. Covi.t  T. P. A., Nelson. A.G.P.A., Vancouver  AGK NTS  <r*   TOKIA.  WANTKD���������Lifk ok QUEEN VIC  \uthors��������� The Queen herself, Dr.  John Coulter, from London, Kiig., John A. Cooper, editor of Canadian Magazine. Toronto;  about. 700 pages; finality never equalled; price  only?r.7S. See other advt. in this paper, nlno  two reviews in this pu per. World Publishifig  Co,, ������uelph, Out.  ���������ttfii  ^s^^F^i^T^^^^S^  m  JSWWiJ*.'' p.f������wjt w *������ ^urfwi wnarwi  CHATELAINE MIRRORS AND GOLD J era, the Dragon fly, Springtime, Hope,  NECKLETS ������to  It is a revival of an eighteenth cen-  A SKIRT FACING.  It Ls a matter of Individual taste  whether skirts made of faced cloths  and materials of similar weight should  be lined or not, but since it is now  well known that much weight does  not necessarily mean warmth, many  , prefer to have their cloth skirts made  up -without linings, or even without  any lining whatever, electing to wear  tine silk underskirt as: a; separate garment. Once this plan is adopted it is  generally continued, especially with  the prevailing long skirts, as they are  50 much more easily lifted. Skirts  made in this way, especially when of  light weight Venetian or face cloth,  require nice facing about 18 inches  deep, which should bo of silk preferably. The next best material is fine  Italian cloth or lansdowne.  The facing must be cut very carefully to correspond with shape of lower edge of skirt. For the amateur the  safest plan is to out it the  required  depth1 to ma.tch the lower edge of the  skirt, and then join the pieces togeth-  its in the cajsa of    the akirt    seams,  stitching the silk with slightly  narrowed turnings, if the same have been  allowed on both, so as to makeit the  least bit loose on the cloth. Next take  a, strip of fine crinoline cut on an exact   bias  in  strips  two   inches  wide,  which1 lay on the inside of cloth edge.  Turn up and baste both together, in  the one-inch turning that will  have  been allowed in cutting out the skirt.  Now place  tho  Lower part  of    skirt  wrongside up over lap board, and -beginning, with the centre of front.baste  the  facing along at its    two edges,  turning the later under as you proceed.   JBe careful to smooth the material, but avoid doing so to the facing, as smoothing one material over  another tightens the upper one. Hem  and press the edge nicely, the top row  of stitches being done invisibly.  tuiry fashion, this use of a small jeweled hand-mirror that is worn as a  chatelaine ornament. In the good old  days of powder, and patches, and wigs  and rouge a mirror at hand- .was a  necessity. The troublesome war paint  often needed a touch of repairs,which  'CARE  OF BROWS  AND LASHES.  The beauties of old, Helen of Troy  and Cleopatra notably, were famous  foir the beauty of their eyes, and no  doubt, they devoted much time to their  care. Some beauties do nowadays, but  many a girl    who has a   pretty eye  in the frank days of Queen Annie,was could enhance its attractiveness by a  always unblushirigly supplied. In  this virtuous twentieth century the  tiny mirrors are worn only for ornament, so their owners say, and very  pretty ornaments they are.  There is no limit to the price one  can pay for one of these little "eyes  of truth," for they are most exquis-r  itely enameled, set with semi-precious stones and made of gold, silver,  ivory, gun metal and gold, or have tortoise shell backs, on which, in gold, a  floral pattern, or the proprietor's initials are delicately wrought. The fin-  eat art of the French goldsmith is  lavished on the framework of many  mirrors, and a small chain and. hook  at the end of the handle makes the  trifle fast at the belt of its wearer.  Soma chatelaine mirrors of no  slight artistic and intrinsic merit, are  framed in bits of old brocade and bul- I  ... i  lion braid, and some of  those    most  closely  copied  after    the  eighteenth  century models,    have sliding backs,,  into which court plaster can be slipped.  Christmas not only benefited fashions to the extent of introducing the  chatelaine mirror, but also brought  prominently forward the small and exquisite necklets of chiseled gold, that  needed but a slight advertisement to  insure  their popularity.  The  necklet  little care. Long, sweeping eyelashes  have been admired by poets and lovers  from time immemorial, and there is  certainly something very beautiful,  and seductive in the long eyelash  sweeping down on a velvet cheek. Not  only does it add to the expression, but  it is a greater safeguard to the eye  from dust and dangerous flying particles. >:'','  If a little vaseline or olive oil be put  upon the lashes each night the growth  will be aided vetry much.  And then about the eyebrow. How  often women aire perfectly neglectful  about them. Shakespeare tells us how  the lover, sighing like a furnace has  writ a " woeful ballad to his'mistress'  eyebrow." but lovers in olden days  were more appreciative of this feature than they are to-day.  ���������Eyebrows j differ with every individual but if nature has not been careful to provide one with those of perfect form much can be done to help  matters. The eyebrow should extend  slightly below the orifice of the eye  at eacih end. .Towiaird the temple it  should terminate in a mere line, and  it should be slightly broader at the  other end.  Upon the peculiar arch and the  breadth " of the eyebrow much depends.   Delicate    features require    a  may be; then a person may consume  as much as tho stomach may bear, and  satisfy    the    appetite    without    the  least reserve.     Nevertheless, nothing  but one dish should be taken. No condiments, no soups nor supplementary]  desserts should be allowed. This system waa recommended by the author  toi a lady .who was slightly obese  and  who  put it into practice    with    the  best results.   The lady observed that  she suffered no inconvenience whatever  from this  diet, and  the result  obtained by several others may be well  understood, as she found by her own  experience that the partaking of only  one dish, whether it be meat, fish or  vegetableSj     brought on  a   sense of  satiety much sooner than if she had  partaken  of    a   variety    of    dishes,  whence the effect of a relative abstinence.  must never be more than a slender ' delicate eyebrow, while a face that is  gold chain clasping the base of the strong in character requires a bolder  throat, and from which a perfect lit-  one.   Never pull hairs out of the brow,  BUyrNG AND STORING FURS.  When examining skins for making  up, ox when purchasing fur garments  a good test as to quality is to blow  briskly against the incline or set of  the fur. If the fibres open readily,  exposing the skin to view, reject the  article; but if the down is so dense  that the breath cannot penetrate it,  or at moist shows a small portion of  the skin, the article may be accepted. Ladies, as a general rule, imagine  that care in putting away furs is all  that is required; they think they can  wear them when and how they please,  provided they expend a few cents for  camphor when they lay them aside.  This idea should bo corrected. More  harm is done to furs by wearing them  for a week after the weather has be-  tle ornament must hang. It is the  preference just now to have these  ornaments show few precious stones.  Gold, wrought in some fine and peculiar design, is valued almost above  jewels, especially when the gold shows  a* variety of natural colors, or is feelingly treated with enamel. Every  necklet bears, as a rule, a name; the  name is given the pattern or figure  in the pendant, and on the lid of the  satin-lined box in which an ornament  reposes, the title of the contents is  lettered in gilt. There are, among oth-  but rather try, by careful brushing,  to train them to grow as you wish. If  you will try brushing your eyebrows  in different directions, you will .see  just how the hair should grow in order to suit your eye best, and then  you should be careful always to brush  it the same way. A very little oil may  be ulsedj, but be caxeful not to use  it often, or it may make them grow  bushy.  Never  eat of  more  than  one  dish  at a meal, no matter what that dish  OUTDONE.  In almost every small town! there is; ���������  some person who is known and  despised for his inquisitive habits.  Even children delight in thwarting  the purposes of such a man, as_ is  shown by the following incident, which  a correspondent furnishes:  Mrs. Stocken wished a friend to  share her cider vinegar, and sent her  eight-year-old son to deliver it. He  returned quickiy, his face wearing a  satisfied smile.  "Mrs. White was much obliged, ma,  but I met Mr. Perkins, just before I  got here. 'He said, Hullo, bub I I  wonder if you've got molasses in that  jug ? -and I said, No; sir, Mr. Perkins".  He said, Got vinegar? and I said, No,  sir, Mr. Perkins. Then he asked, Got  cider if and I told him, No. sir, Mr.  Perkins.  Last he said, Well, that's a jug in  your hand, ain't it, Caleb? and I put  my ju������ on the ground and said, No,  sir, Mr. Perkins I  and  dangers of la grippe are very great.  Pneumonia of a violent and fatal  form its. u frequent "result. It is also claimed that very many cases o?  come warm than during    the    whole   consumption   can  lxi  directIy   traced  PERSONS OF LOW VITALITY���������LOCAL AMD GENERAL  TREATMENT PRESCRIBED BY DR. CHASE.  With the very yoaing and  very old j Turpenti  id with Iperaoms of low vitality, the cure  tor  .Beason.  , /When they are put aside they  should lie brushed tho right way with  a soft! brush, an old linen handkerchief folded smoothly over them, and  a piece of gum! camphor kept in the  box all the time, or put them in    a  to hi grippe. The after-effects of  la grippe are most bften felt in the  nervcu/j system. The extreme debility in which this disease leaves itd  victim is mo-ru than most nervous system*? can endure���������paralysis or prostration  follows.  The nuexst successful doctors; advise  their   patients   to  avoid   exposure   to  close box and with good paste or.mu-   cold br over-exertion, nnd recommimd  ciJage fasten a atrip of paper over the   both general    and    local    treatment.  crack  left  between   the  lid  and  box   BUch 7,Dr' 0^so's *?r���������  *<*>*>   lot  (strengthen and tone the system, and  and put them in tho closet. The fall . Dr. chase's Syrup ol Linseed and Tur-  will find them safe and free from the   psnWne to loosen the cough and pro-  unpleasant odors that tobacco,   camphor, etc., always leavo in furs.  Another   very good  way  is   to  put  tocfc  the  brrcnch/Lal   tubes  and Jungs  from  threatened complications.  Any honest and conscientious doctor    will tell you that this combined  the furs in a paper sack, tied up close- ! treatment      recommended      by    Dr.  ly, so that the most minute fly cannot   Chase oarmo* be surpassed as" a means  ,     ,, ,,  .    ,,        . of relieving    and    curing la  grippe,  reach them. Put them in a dark amd restoring the weakened and  place, and thoy will come out in good debilitated body to its accustomed vi  condition when needed.      , i SB"*   *������r' Chase'a Syrup of Linsoed and  ne is too well known as a  bronchitis and severe chest  colds to need comment. Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food seeks out the weak spots  Ln the system and builds them up. II  rekindles the vitality of persons weakened by disease, worry or over-exertion, and cannot possibly be equalled  as a restorative and reconstructant to  hasten recovery from ' la grippe, and  to prevent serious constitutional complications. .  Mr. \V. H. La Blanco, Bomfield,  Out., writes ;  "I was once a sufferer from catarrh,  and while using Dr. Chase's Catarrh  Cure I was recoinmouded to use nleo  |D|i\ Chase's Nerve Food to build up  the system I have found it the. best  preparation for strengthening the  body that I eve/r used. My nervef.  we're exhausted and I was too weak  to do a day's work when I began using it, and now, am strong and healthy, and feel real well. I am perfectly  suiro that anyone who uses Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food will believe, ns I  do, that i/t ia the best strengthener  and restorative obtainable.".  [Dr. Chase's remedioa are for sale by  all dealers, or Edmanaon, Bates &  Co., Toronto,  "SHU'S DEAD NOW."  It: is not uncommon for the first wife  to hear of "my mother's cooking," nor  for. tho second wifo to learn that her  predecessor had all the excellent traits;  of Solomon's virtuous woman. The lecturer inquired dramatically; "Can any-  ono in this rooinl tell me oft a perfect  man f There was a dead silence. Has:  anyone, he continued, heard of a per*  Cecfc woman? Then a patient-looking  little womnn in a black dress rose up  at the back of the room and answered;  There was one. I've often heard of  her, but she's dead now. She was" my  husband's first wife.  FOOD FOR FRDIT TREES.  Wood ashes, 12 not leached or exposed to tuts-weather." are good, but  a heavy coaling should be given, not  less than a barrel to the square rod,  Dissolved biae-meal and muriate of  potash \u about equal proportions  make an excellent manure. An application at the rata of 500 pounds to  the acre is sufficient. Tobacco-stems  are very goodi Decause they contain  potash, phosphoric acid and nitrogen, and also make humus, all of  which are needful in all kinds of  soils.  MONKEY GETS YELLOW FEVER,  The yellow fever commission' working at Mari'anao, Cuba, tried an experiment on a monkey to further ascertain tho truth of the theory that  tho disease is spread by mosquitoes,  The monkey was inoculated by being  bitten by an infected! mosquito and  on tho fourth day the animal developed well-marked symptoms of the  disease,  VENUS AND PHOTOGRAPHY.  Photographing subjects solely by the  light from the planet Venus has been  successfully accomplished.  \i  h  jiawjaageiaBa^^  uimimmBrmum A������5Sf* ^rd  wsth  y������ur namo  and addroaa win brins you  froo sample of  OflYIJON aBEJBJW TEA.  ���������Salada," Toronto.  Jail their own way.      The  visitor to  I London' may be surprised to see the  Ooiunteas  of    Warwick's    name over  the    shop-window    at  No.  58,  Bond  Street.       Nevertheless,  the    needlework    business  that    has  its; headquarters,  there  was founded by    the  Countess some years ago, and is! now  in  a flourishing  condition   owing, to  the careful  supervision she  has bestowed upon it.  GET OUT OF THE mir    e*������~     - ~ -   ���������=���������=���������������������������__a������a  PEERS WHO WORK FOR A LIVING.  I.nrj������c .Yiiiither <>)' Iti-I'i.sh .\*>I>U's Win* Earn  Their .Living.  It is astonishing what a large number of British peers are engaged in  earning their daily bread, and many  of  high    social  ��������� standing    are    not.  ashamed   to roll  up their shirt-sleeves  and work beside their employes. Lord  Russell,  who is a partner in  a large  electrical    engineering  business,   not  infrequently dons .overalls  and  puts  CONCERNING TEETH. ,  Teeth have often been, and to this j  day sometimes arc, worn as amulets.  Sharks'  teeth Serve this purpose    in  Samoa.  Some people believe a tooth is' not  sensitive until a nerve has been exposed. On the contrary, I lie dentine,  or enamel of a tooth, h% a vorj' seasi-  tive substance.  It used to be said that the first  teeth of a.child must not be thrown  away when they fell out, for if any  animal  got,, fcuch  a trophy  the  next  ,:rwf-b    ������r/V"l'������   i-~    ���������<-  As a combination of quality, flavour ;md siren  Lead nt-.-rr.  Lead pkg-s,  MEN MET HERE AND THERE.  What kind of a man is Doogles?  He's' the kimd that will do you a  small favor eo he can come around  next day and ask a big favor.  TO CURE A COLtt IN O.VB BUY  Take Iaxstlre Bromo Quinine T������bleta.  All irugghta  refund the monoy if it /ails to ours,   fit W, Qrorea'  ���������If nature tfl on eaohbox.      tSo  'gth IT HAS NO EQUAL.  30, 40, 50 & 60c     o^.,, Hu.\>ia  a cropny the nex  in  an    appearance    at   the    factory,   tooth would be like that of the ani-  while at other li-mei ho is never ab-   mal finding the old one.  eent  from his office  throughout  the       Dentists used to speak of one per-  day. son's  teeth being harder    or    softer  Fruit-farming seems to be a   very j than another's.   It is believed now by  are earning    a Urin .fc      ������   ������*������lh ������������ ������* nearly if not quite  th   \ l^eml^A^yo^^r-kaoyt  thereby.  ,   LoTd    EarZtonZiKT      ^  ������   hardne������-    ������������������������  * >   ������SnL ^o^ffi^���������  large farm at tc,���������.^,   5_,     **"    a | ^WCTCr' ^������ thing as hard or ^ll^^tin^^'^^J?^^  decay  in  a tooth.  The  period   of   teething  bein*  larro fo ""f" aa"'mBton has a  ^rge farm at Elvaston, and many of  our r^er are doubtless acquainted  with his shop near Charing Cross  Statu*, which he opened some years  ago as a market for a great deal of  the  frutf  hc  erowa>      Lord  ������ot only cultivates: iis own fruit, but  "***  it into jam as   well, and  bis ,  preserves are known throughout the  length and Htv>.,,ih, -.������ a...    ,      .      .  This wireless telegraphy reminds' me  I of a groundless quarrel.     What possible connection is there between  the  two? It's practically having words over  nothing.  $100 Reward, $100.  The readers of this paper will bo pleased to  learn that there is at least, one dreaded disease  that acienco has been ft bio to euro in all its  .,    ,        ... " I stace* nnd   that is Catarrh.   Hall's Catarrh  tnat     alt   numan I care is the only poaitivo cure now known to  thomedical iraternitv    r>.,.t���������>- ���������---������������������ g ft cons-  .itutional  inter-  For ail sliin ailments.  <f, C. Gali/ert & Co., Manchester, England  STREET METAL    douglas bbos.,  ^^rrm,n/-.r-o 121 Adelaide St.,  CORNICES Toronto, Out.  WALKINC  OR  OUTING  _      -   -   ������       - SUITS  Can bo done perfectly by our Frenoh Process.; Try it  BRITISH AMERICflH DYEING CO.  ���������mh���������- *��������� ~^mBMmmn  i^���������   ll  "������u  unrougnout the  %^anb     dthoftheland;wh.ie  farm in New Zealand, which covers  nxany thousand acres. Lord Hampden and Lord B^ebery are both dairy  farmers;, and it would bo hard -to sav  vrhioho* the twain  takes'  the most  ._ .���������������Liuiug Ming an  anxious one in childhood, . it is extremely important to have it over  with, in the west of England a necklace of beads made from peony root  was placed on the child's neck to assist the operation, and one of amber  beads, was also thought to be powcr-  There waa a tradition that from the  equally  cultures    and   figure    prominently  among the prize-winners, at many of  the important shows.  . __ ..������m .* i.ittui.Lion tnat from the  time Chosroes, the Persian, carried off  a piece of the true cross from Constantinople, the number of teetJC. in  the'mouths of men was reduced from  32 to 23. It is needless to say, however, that mankind is usually provided with n full complement of 32.  The mothers, of Breton will not  touch  infants'  gums,  lest   the   teeth  interest in his hobby, for both their    to,uch  in**ants  names are equalrv farr.;i,o^  t .     erow cr������eked.  ., '      >-u"-'"iy immuar  to a<ri-    .-ToaH> i,  _   ���������,  eulturiata ������������������'���������a������>i-  -������  :o11     .  leeth have been worshiped   and in  fact are venerated as. reUca'iZ Z>  relitriom Rihw���������*       ^.. 5 f! 1C.S m . so������me   .u.uiiH������i ul me system, thereby destroying- the foundation of tho disease, and  erivinsr the patient strength by building up thai  constitution and assisting nature in doinp its'  work. The proprietors have bo muoh faith in  its curative powers, that they oflbr one Hundred Dollars fcr any case that it fails to cure^  Send for list of testimonial*.  F. J. CHJfiNEY&CO., Toledo O;  Sold by druggists, 7oc.  Hall's Family Pills are the best)  THAT SEBMJSd'tO BE IT.  Yes, remarked Squildig, I made my-  rielf a present of thismusic box on, my  birthday.  Giving! yourself airs, eh ? added Mc-  Swilligen.   ;  Atrial package of Coi'b Poaitin  ,._.. Cure for Piles will be sent free U  any addreax on receipt of two cent Rtamp.'  No knife, ne  greuy Eolve.   Address, THE HUTCHING     COEC  MKDlCIJSfK C30, Toronto, Ont '  who follows  ���������ailing of  A .'RETAIL' COAL-MERCHANT  though it must be admitted that his  business is one of  the finest in  the  eountry.        Lord  Ash ton    owns   the  Lancaster carpet factory, which is a  eource of  more  profit   than  perhaps  any business of a similar denoonina  tiom in  this country, and Lord Mas  ham fiaidiS.    plenty to   do in  lookup  after his. silk factory, whence emanates, thousands o"f tons of  the finest  materials, used in the West-end  Many titled    people    have literary  abilities , strongly   pronounced,    and   rvutxatl , .~v.j    aal    flume  religious shrines. Buddha's tooth is:  preserved in a temple in India, the  Cingalese worshiped the tooth of a  monkev.     wiTm'i"  ���������   -1- ��������� '  Lord Londonderry is: the only peer   SSS?8 T������n������ii!Ped  the  tooth'of^  ?o follow    the somewhat- Mosaic   aTShn ^^^^?t's'   tootj  .-���������,... ..-"v. u.u- .Kiepnant'a tooth  and a shark's tooth served a similar  purposje among the Malabar islanders  and the Tonga islanders respectively.  DON'T  WAIT  FOR  OPPORTUNITY.  Make it, as Lincoln made his in the  log cabin in the wilderness.   Make it  as Henry Wilson made his during his  evenings; on a farm, when he read a  thousand    volumes  while other boys  of  the    neighborhood    wasted    their  evenings.   Make it, as George Stephenson made his when he mastered the  rules  of mathematics   with  a bit  of  chalk on the sides of the coal wagons  in the mineg.      Make it, as Douglass  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MRS  WINSLOW'S  SO0THIN0   SYRUP   has   been  n������ed by mothewfor their children teething.   It soothes i  the child, softens the gums, allays pain, cures wind coiicJ I  and i s the best remedy for diarrhoea, 25o a bottlo.   Sold  by all druggists throughout the world.   Be sure and ask  for "tin. Winslow's Soothing Syrup."- |  NOT ALEX'S EARTH,  Alex���������Smart���������The earth is merely a  speck in the universe if  Prof. Squelcher���������While yonr statement is true, young man, that does not  justify, your apparent theory,.that you  own? it.        i  and  Sheet Metal Works.  K00FING SLATE, in Black,  Red or Green. SLATK BLACKBOARDS. (Wo supply  Public and High Schools, Toronto). Koofing Felt, Pitob,  Coal Tar, eta ROOFING TILE (Sec Nen- City Buildings, Toronto, done by our Arm). Metal Coilings, Cornice*, etc. Estimates furnished for work complote or for  materials shipped to any part of the eountry. Phone I9SS.  0. DUTHIE & SONS,Adelaide &W(dmerSt8., Toronto  ���������" A popnlar Manual fo������  the Grand Jubilee oi   1601,   oontnininK   all  iimii  ��������� "' that is requisite to assist the laity in gaining tho benefits of the Jubilee. Pric<  lOo each, $7.50 per hundred.  D. &J.3adller & Co., Montraa).  THE MOST NUTSrnoUS.  QRATEFUI.-OOMFORTINQ.  BREAKFAST-SUPPER-  per day.      ui>  Atenm  "M i  Johnny-Pa,   doesn't    a man some  times speak so rapidly that the stenographer can't foiiow him, and say fl0|  many wonderful things that they a  _���������-���������-���������-��������� ""-"eijr    pronounced,    and I m c-ne dineg.      Make it  ,������ r>     ���������������~ I p���������st v^aa^mLrati������n of hia    eloquence? I  Lord    Mountmorres , was for    many   -^ hi, when heTearned fromTf ^H^Fhlkind1 &������%**%* *>*W  "T'8 ������n������ $ the    ^������t.  working   ^ Paper, and poster"     ^eTZl  B?' ^ do ^ ^rjoh^^ohn^'  Wnal,ts .���������  ^ndo.      T_  ,^J I^eon made * fa\ ^ ^  ^^^^^^1^^  Portant situations.      Make it as  (The   spoke.                  *     ay' Mr" Breeze ������Iso  deaf and blind Helen Keller Ls. mak-    '^=========r-~~   man must who .would accomplish any-   **tPrice" ���������&- ^o^'il.E.'^-^*-*  thing    w<>rth    effort.      Golden    op- ' ^ ���������  Portunitie, are nothing to laziness,  and the greatest advantage will  make you ridiculous if you are not  prepared for it.  Her Life and Glorious Reign makes the greatest  Biography ever written. We want a lew more agenla.  Massire memorial volume lavishly illustrated. Remarkably lowprice for Biich a magnificent book. JCoexperieric*  or capital necessary: expensive outfit free; freight paid;  books on time. Anybody can make from 5 to Slflper day.  Write quick. J. I* JSichobi & Co., Publishers, Toronto,  Canada.  journalists  in  London.      Lord Fred  errck    Hamilton    edited  a magazine,  Lord   Geneslc  controls   the  destinies  of the  'Morning Pos.t," and Sir Douglas  Straight  occupies   the  editorial  chair  of    the -Pall    Mali Gazette."  Lord   Rosslyn   has   until   lately  been  emplo,ycd as a war correspondent in  South Africa, but so far as his business career is concerned he is better  known as an actor under  the stage  name of -James. Erskine."  Not    many peers" exhibit a preference for    a schoolmaster's  life,    but  Lord Normanby, besides being a cleric  in   holy orders,  instructs  the  younrr  C^n ^ ^ ^;������ttod up Mulgrav?  Casllo.in Yorkshire aa ., preparatory  school, a purpose for which the bS-  ingis    well suited.       Other ocoun?  tions.    are   followed by    ������dT h  W^^ho *  the proprii or ol  the  Sackvilc    Hotel    at    Dexhill-on-Sea-  Lords  Barton and  iveagh,  who    a,-  brewers; and Lord Coleridge, who ���������������������  WS_ftT_l,ni1 f0rtUn������ aa a ^rrister  But the (sterner sex have not things  to consfjn all yonr Produce to tho  Dawson Commission Go. Limited  Cor. Colborne and West Market St., Toronto.   The*  will get you highest possible prices.  To send for our  Complete 0ata������  losue of Sheet  Music and Books  with Speolal rateo  of discount.  WHAIEYJ  ROYGE&Co.  1S6 Vongre St.  Toronto, 0n8,  /o  Debenture  s.  Because of their Purity and Cleanliness British grown tea,  are becoming- more popular every dav   r-nn>t "innl  and doctored Japan or China SJTonge,   i������n,7T'  Wttr furnish you with ihe ii^'SS^SiS^  CEYLON  -A.aST0D XlsrX)!^..  Debentures for $'ioo and  upwards are issued for terms  cf one, two, three, four or five  years. Coupons are attached  Tor interest from the date on  which the money is received at  four per cent, per annum, payable half-yearly.  INVESTIGATION   SOLIOITED.  The Canada Permanent & Western  Canada Mortgage Corporation,  Offices: Toronto St., Toronto.  MUUWMUnemnniBi! ���������r,:*_,:ir-*- ���������ki.vr.'  THE MINING REVIEW-^Saturday, Fkhuuary 23, 1901.  A Terrific Explosion.  VicTOKiA, Feb. 15.���������A special to the  A8Soci������ted Press from Union Bay, where  the mines of the Union Colliery Company are located, says: The town was  tihakcn by a terrific explosion at 10:40  this morning. The source was located  at No. (J shaft, right in town. Crowds  soon gathered at the pit head and will-  inir workers did anything and everything that possibly con I'd be of use.  Sixty-live men, about forty of whom  were whites, were known to he in the  mine at the time, and the force of the  explosion covered the ground about the  pit head with a layer of crushed and  broken mine timber inches thick.  The worst is feared by men of experience.   No. (i shaft is nearly GOO feet deep  and  the  workings arc connected with  those of No 5  shaft, a mile nnd a  half  away.    Woid was sent to  that  place at.  once, and a search party was dispatched  from No. 5  workings.    This  party  was  forced to return  after getting  near  the  doors between 5 and 0 from  encountering afterdamp, which traveled so quickly, that all speed had to be made to  avoid  being overcome.   Fire  is raging  between the  two pits,  probably   from  ignited  timber.    It   is   not   considered  that the coal is fired.    Meanwhile at No.  G attempts are being made to reach the  bottom,  but the cage is only able  to  reach  about two-thirds down,   and  at  present volunteers are straining every  muscle to clear the obstruction  in that  shaft   and   to  reach, the   unfortunates  entombed.  A second explosion occurred in No. 5  shaft at the Union colliery tonight, but  as it had'been expected, "the men had  left the workings and there were no  casualties. This explosion prevents  efforts being made to rescue the entombed miners through No. 5 shaft.  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining; Supplies  JVEIiMElF^S  SUPPL  ES.  T! Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  ���������lessop & Canton Steel for 'Hand and  Machine,.Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    | Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats j Knee Rubber Boots,' leather soles  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALL AND GET OUR PRICES.  . Cxieger^iclri,  RECO AVENUE.  Jr~L  Our Present Stock of  New Denver Mining Records.  ASSESSMENTS.  Feb 4���������Little Ruth. 15��������� Snowbird  Fr, R D Fr.  TKANSFEKS.  Jan ; 81���������Josephine, Pollard, Star  Spangle Banner, Balmoral, Richmond,  K P, 1-32 in each, J T Folev to Antone  Fisher, Jan 28.  Bristol 3^, Snowdou %, Lawrence  Doolan to Thos M Dufl'y, Jan 28.  Feb 4���������Queen Citv, Rockingham,  Capital, % in each, VV S Taylor to Wm  Darker, Jan 19, $38. ,     '  Lina, Lolo, Jessie. }���������'>' in each, R N  Cook to D M McLachian. Feb 2, $100.  Broncho. Southern Girl, Alex Sproat  to F L Christie, Jan 22.  Feb 5���������Heather Bell, North Star,  Atlanta, >4 in each, Angus McDougald  to N C Dingman, Jan 24.  Heather Bell, North Star No 2, Atlanta  No 2, ^ in each, Angus McDougrld to  F E Dingman, Jan 24.  Rincon, Rincon Fr, Hewett Fr, % in  each, Percv Altfler to R Insinger, Dec 27.  Feb G���������Crow Fr, E F Lloyd to R Insinger, Jan 31.  Heather Bell, North Star, Atlanta,, %  in each, Angue McDougald to Clias A  Sandiford, Jat, 24.  Feb 12���������Cody and Joker Frs, 1-16, M  S Bentley to S L Williams, Jan 28. $5.  Hewett, all interest held, L M. Yates,  A S Reed, Rdbt S Tatlow. Hector Mc-  Kenzie, R Eden Walker and Clias A  Stoess to R Insinger, Aug 1, 1899.  Hewett 21-40. F McNaughton, Robt G  Tatlow, IT McKenzie, C A Stoess and  R E Walker to R Insinger. Feb 1.  Hewett l'������, J H Bowes to R Insinger,  Dec 12,1900.  Feb 13���������Omega K, Jas Nicholson to  W J Tretheway, Jan 21.  Feb 15���������Silver Leaf ^f, T Lonergan to  Joshua Fletcher, Feb 15..  Morning Star Ki Lawrence Doolan to  G F Copeland, J-'n 29.  Rheo, tlie palmist, spent a few days  here thia week.  FOR SALE.  Mine, Mill and Smelter Supplies; Assurers'  Supplies; IIoiHtiniL; I'lnnta; Stoiun, Gasoline  or Horse-Power Machinery of every dem;rlp-  tion supplied on the shortest possible notice, at  tho very lowest prices, direct from the nearest  manufacturers to you.  The National  Ore &  Reduction  Co.  APARTADO 83. DURANQO, MEXICO.  Hiffhesteiish paiil for Matte and Uullloii.  Write for price lint.     LT. 8. representatives,  liowsrd Chemical Works, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  CIoHies Cleaned,  Pressed  and Repaired  AT  THE   I.   X.   L.   TAILOR   SHOP,  -    Opposite Union Hotel,  F. PHILLIPS, Proprietor. ,'  Wall Paper TCusf Be Sold  in order to make room for a new stock  that is coming from  the east shortly.  CLIFFE'S BOOKSTORE.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. S\ AND A. M. .  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at 8 p. m,  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  THOS. BROWN, Sec'y.  oco������������0������o9eea������oo������9Ofieee9oee  IF YOU WANT  ANYTHING IN  Stoves  ���������.Sleby-Bellis  We can show you some nice lines in  these goods at reasonable prices.  HARRY NASH.  In the new stand, oppositeC.P.R, depot.  eeo������Aoeeeor. ce9eeeeo6eoe������oe  Apples!     ..Apples]  This Montli It's Apples���������Not Dried Apples,  But fresh Winter Apples���������fresh from our farm in the Okaiiagou  valley���������Norther Spys, 'Bell Flowers, Kings, Baldwins, Spitzburg  and all other varities.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  folliott & McMillan  and Bu.ildeir's.  Dealers In "Rough, and Dressed Lumber, Coast  Flooring  and Joint FfnfsKfng Lumber TQouIding, Etc.  SASH AND DOOR ON HAND TO ORDER.   JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  FACTORY ON MAIN STREET.  J. VV. BALMAIN,  Civil   Engineer,  Architect,   Etc.  I'. O. Uox 170.  .SANDON, HKITJ.SH COLUMUIA.  ATLANTIC STU������0? IICBB  To and from ICuropcan points via Canadian  nil American 1 no*. Apply for Hulling date",  ites aud full information to unv C. I' H fttr<>. /  and  rates  ,��������� ������r,t1V.w- Harbour, Agent, Sandon',"' "^"l  W.P. V. Cummlngs, Geu.S.S. Agent,Winnipeg  Dealers in Treats  at sandon  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  i!,--������,-.w.*.������r,i,f <:s-,"'i*/:'-,f1.v,w i. u ������.��������������� .v-"v wm.*.-'tTF'm&* to-y * *������������������ ���������>������ >���������������������������������.*-.������������������������.:'-jaw: tii^v  Tnrr,  M V-UW.JIIB log

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