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 ^  *WT"!;':;','.'-'"':' V^fij-^r^^M^F*^  ���������^^*#  '/���������/ly.  VOL 3���������NO. 34.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1900.  FIVE CENTS.,  at"***"  v .iijEime. ���������  A Fair Attendance of Business at tlie  Public Meeting  Called to Discuss   the Labor Trouble  in  the  Slocan.  Some days ago it was said,a meeting  of thc business men of the place would  be held , in the' court house Tuesday  evening to consider   the labor situa-  :.:...;tipn.. >.���������.���������,;���������-'���������;.���������. ���������;.-���������..���������:������������������ ;7'...7-",.7.!.7^:,1.7'^77 7.'   ','   .  ;7 7 Aid. .Buckley Yexplkine<l7;that ''iny.a.  'YreceiittripsoutllYhewasihskedby^busT  .Yinoss'people ati:Ne\y Denver; Silverton  Y.and SlocunCity to call a.meeting.7of:  '���������''���������the'.business'-people of tlie SlpcariYaf  7 .��������� Sandon to discus's:th e sitiiatibn7in<;de-  Y tail,1; and ,. to see ,if they could'lVol'sifg-  .���������gest;sonietlnng to ease the strain.���������;���������'.//���������;'.  ;:Y Mayor Pitts.; was'itneir. called7to the  Chair anil.Mr.jSc'wcli: was.cho'senfae'cr'e-'  ���������'���������'taiyi.y::;y[:.yyjy/..>y,^/^  ���������. / " A. great; deal,of conversation iwasin-  V'dulged in wti'eii'filially' by resolution,a,  7 comniit&e .was 7 appointed, to 'call ���������'-.������������������ a.  meeting of���������representative business .men  r\ f ��������� ��������� lVi-i  Ct^/-,liti     (Vvv������ 'PnX.rl.'i if   s\ it A������i i ������-. '.. '������������������ Ti1 *-i Ii  been tho scene of severe depression,  nnd (here is a public resolution that  that depression must he raised by ono  moans if not by another. Any man  who,does not want to accept thc wage  offered is not linked to take it, nor are  the owners making any effort to urge,  him to accept or to prevent him from  doing better elsewhere, For thcwine  reason such men must not interfere  with the acceptance of the work by  others, when thdy decline it. The law  permils tho organizing of labor as well  as capital 'associations; but neither  one 'has any legal right' to interfere  with the free and full liberty of the  other is to employment or occupation.  ro Tfl  RM Lifl  He Says He Will  a  Wee  Be There Within  k.  Be Fair to Both Sides.  oftlie.Slocan. for Tuesday evening,Feb  ��������� riiary (3,. iit.S.o'clock in Sarid6n,;ahd the  Y committee disclhirg-ed their duties next  Y_!dayY'; ///:':~"-'/~/ ^/:/':.//'/ J.'"':~" ''���������'/���������'  7. ;\The^e7.waS ^av;desir6Yph' th07p!ir.t'7of  7 some to.thrash out'.th������.whole question  ...then and .therej -but" better counsel.pr'e-  ' YyailedY y::y 1//:///y::^y'/���������"// '.:��������� '-/y/y/ >;  ���������'-" "A resolution; was7;;;i:iso;.passcd':ap-.  ^.pointingYa.cbinmittee to"'securb;:sub-.  '��������� scribers to a p'etition'-*::iijliiiig^.t'h"Q'--.gov;;.  ���������eminent/' to'.jp'a'ss "an act," making Ythe  ,.' Arbitration Act 7 of v M89i'.,''obiigitt'ory  :Y whenever asked for.' Y ���������'���������:'..-" -Y.;.:   .-.-' .".--,���������..-Y'y- ���������  ���������7 The act, its el f a p pears good; b u tall  '^���������ffu,cl.*^':acts'\;j������rel.necessariiy.."one':8i(led7r;.  they  are .workable against capital, in:  favor of labor.and .never against iaboir.  Let us illustri-.te. ;7Suppbsing.i t was: in  the Sioca'iiV,today; unci.7tha:'arbitrator's.  . > found that ' the then should.. take- any.������������������'  wage 'they .were, 7 hot.'disposed to oiler,  say .:-3.25 for all- kinds of work; the law  7 can 'have no provision to compel them  to take it. . Tiiey.:could simply put-.bn  Y their hats and, go where'..they thought  they could; do better. ..This .would be  doubly hard If, the nauch desired alien  ,i laws were iu force, as labor could not  be imported, the: owners  would .then  either iiave.to exceed tlie award of the  arbitrators .���������ind'.pay'higher wages'or ill-;  low the -milie's to,7go idle. ���������,; In 7such a  'case the iniet;woiild.lie"of no uso; to the'  owners.   .Ou- tbe   other  hand . if -'the  '���������'award' was ���������'BS.y'J'ali'Yaioundi' the men  could force "the.owners to pay it���������they  cPuldnotinoye^ their, mines  away as  7the. men  could mjjve their "labor, and  iih'us evade.the force, of the' act.   The  act is, therefore, one-sided in its force.:  In anycase the petition to- the government should enjoin-that'the act should.  not be enforced  unless employers and  employes both asked l'or'it.:  There'is  much moire uso J or the act'iii  thioiUy  settled industrial countries." where men  cannot readily move away; and where  they; could hot readily ..'find other oih-  ploynient if they did move away.  : ���������������������������Some S25 was rinsed on  tho spot  to  pay the expenses oi tne canvassers fur  signatures, '."'..'���������'.. ...:  ���������'/���������We'.notice ������������������that7.eveh , the. '/Nelson  Tribuhe, has almost ^wholly- discohtiii-  ued 'ifcsisup'port'pf Uio%iners''i.inipiis':  .contentions, in theSlocanY Jtn short we  have  heard.:;;'that  the.', editor, of7,that  paper .'said a,'fair, offer had been, n<i.adp.:  the men and. they .should .have accepted  <it.'YIt, may'be thiit.lntpr;,o'ri\:'in' the his-  lory7olYth.e Slb.can,"7when the dividend';  p.ayihg,.prbperties :will be the rule7'instead'of ..the ;exce'ptioh,.tha.t legislative  resirictionsiih theiiiterests of the 'min-  :ei-S7wiir;b'e71figh]y.;(;lesirabl{)niKl entirely'defensible'; but certainiy they-are'to  the���������.;present p'reiniiture. ,-We think- we  are quite safe' in saying that;from the  first.Of' mining operations..'.to,.the pies-,  ent/inoi-e money7lias been :paid but.in  'wages'.'.than.';has;' been received by the  owners in dividends, to say nothing of  the amount suiile in._purch;.ise' prices  bfrrtb..',' the '-';7pfese.n.t���������-u u r'6'iiiu lierati ve  p'rbporties..   It'is. then'a   fact that, the  mine "owners -rather - fhan;;:the ;miners  oughtY.tpY' he ���������;;lPoIungYTor; protective  legislation;'--for.the.miner.scan remove,  at any tiine:. tb.at thccbn'ditions.;.do not  suit hini, :btitY.tlie���������owners  cannot -as  readily get back tlieirinvestments.   It  iS7quite>,,true"7tl^it-Jiv ;few; .properti"es  .cbuld',pi'iij''>al'ni6stY'iiny:\yages:ivs.kedi by  the' men.;-:, but if .they 'did it 7 the':..pther  prpfDerties  that'the country; wants; to  see. developed;, would go. uuworked, "as  men  could not,, be.got   for  what such  properties   could ' actually     pa.y-frthe  ���������highwages paid ybythb'diviclend'pay-  ers would become the rate of the cam p.,  \Vorki'nen.;df) riot  look at these tilings,  but those who want to see the development of the  country  uiuler.way .must"  rank them asi.of iirst consideration.   ���������-.  Montague White's Opinion of the Transvaal Trouble.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Capetown  M.ail,-;.tele-'  ���������/..''General  ���������A Word::on;Aliens.  London, Jnn. 31.���������The  correspondent of the Daily  grhphing yesterctay,/ says  Buller yesterday ;(Monda\-) readrthel'ol-  lpwing.niessage-. from the Quoyn to ,Sir  Charles Warren's force :,'I-inust express  iriy admiration-, of - tlietroops during  the , past try ing .week, especially'���������; of.  those regiments .'you specify, iind'Yof  the^ accomplishment of your-arduous  inarch,' Y: .7 .777" y'7//"/^//'/'  7; ''General Buller tbld'the ..men: that  they ought.not to'think ' th.at.7 because  they.li.ad.retired,fro'm their position nil  thcirYworltYwas of no avail. YlOn-'the  contrary, ..in his"., bpiiiidn,".' thoy". had  'gained'ihe key,of'-'the.roacl to 'Lady-,  sniitli,in which '.lie lipped.to be7within  a week!'';.;777 Y'Y. :"������������������������������������//: '///������������������ ������������������.���������������������������:".-  ^'.London, .Jan. 30.���������(2:50 p.m.)���������There  is almost a complete absence of news'  from '���������.'���������British souroos in .Sbu'tli Africa  tip to this hbuiv .'.���������The'.'only- reliable dispatch pf any importance is a confirmation of' the' report; that' -General.-Kelly  Kennev.-iCO.rriinahtier of' tlie Sixth Uu  Adsion, lias occupied the position about'  ihidw{)y7 between Geiieral ."Eren"ch,"nt  Beiisbug, and 'General Giitacre, at'Stek-  s.trpm. From this it. is deducted, that  "ajuncture of the three..forces-is being  ihadcV'preparatpry to the bogir.ning of  plan of advance pn-.BIoemfpnteir'ii7.':T,.idr  disp'dtoh.lrotn'.rr^toria.i'hUedYS.-itiirft-'-)  Consluble Kelly has gone to Xelson  for a few days.  Mrs. Snowman, of Niikusp, was in thc  cily this week.  Jfrs. Itlioda Gibson, of Seattle, is visiting her sister Mrs. S. Campbell.  C. 13. Hall is in (own looking at the  curling, and is sorry he is not one of  them.  Charlie McL'ichlan wont up to Reveistoke on Saturday last to meet his  wife returning from a long visit at Edmonton, and to be introduced to Lis  daughter, who is a native of tbe prairie  country  MINES AND MININ&  Here anOhereY  7,Coasting isstillthe rage. Y ���������. .-'���������������������������  ���������'- Dr.;B.ontly; has,opened a. miners' bos-,  pital at Slocan CityY,.; 7: Y'iY  "TheSlociii City miners'give a dance  .onFridayeve.,"Feb.;lGth.: 7, Y'Y- .  ;-',TheK:of E,%o7 New Denver,; Kolda  ball on the 22ncl o'Ctbis month., 7  7, Ed.Y'Cornihg's hotel,.' at Reveistoke  was completely, destroyed by 'fire.- Y-Y;  .^7.������������������.The'.Mill'ers^UI-iio'h;'at''.'���������New..^Deuver,'  Thursday-night,1.gave a ball.    :-     -Y. 7 .'.  ."���������; There are'some 250v miners -at. work  in the mines around the city, and about  150 more idle in the. vicinity. ..-If .they,  were all employed the mines would  have about7one-third, of the������nuruber  thoy7couId take on. ������������������'���������'/''.  ,,.',,"��������������������������� ���������:���������: K 7 _   ��������������������������������������������� ���������/  ���������'���������.���������' ThoY ''great 'Australian '������������������ salesnia r),'K  who got.!?i0 apiece .in. Sjindpn./'froni  several...' "unwary," ones' 'ifor, cigars-,'got  pulled up by a, short jerk in .Brandon,  Man, lie was taxed -?150 for- a -trail-'  sient trader's license. -:' ���������'"?'-.      ���������"    '  TI12 Arlington siiipj^ed 20 tons of ore  to iNelfeon this week.        ,       0 7  Several Sandon miners have gone to  work at the Rambler. ,'        ,'���������'  The Bosun made a shipment of .20.'  tons of ore lflcfc week.  Tho Riinibler-CarJboo dividend this  month of one cent a share.      "v-'-v Y ; ���������  .  The second puj ment on the Hartuev-  growp bond was due rhuridiiy" last.   . . '.  Mr. Bennett is down from tlie Rambler. He says they hpvo 45 men working there. ' :7     ������������������ : .���������;.';.���������  -������=(SB���������������  Infractions of the Law.  7. It is. weU'knowit that;the unions, at,  New.Dpnyeriiind Silver!on, in their interference with theiinen brought iivby  tlie .Enterprise, company ', sonie   days- ���������'.'  ago, exceeded thei priy ileges ofthe law.,  Lbcal-inihers, are perfectly safe.'in.ask-"''  ing incomers to join unions,- aiid telling-.'���������'���������'  the situation' locally.; but.tliey,liavf������np'- ;:  right to induebmen- to  break off en- 7  gagemciits   or leave .'employment .by;.'  appeals . to sy mpatliy ,-or -stichYdevic'esI;''-  These'are clearly: infractionsot the law,  and  it isivell the nieb:should ;know it.  to .enable them,:to> avoid trouble in the"  future..;' .'-...- 7-: ���������'7..'."'.'���������..,'''��������� ..;;���������. ''���������'..���������..  Unreasonable. Arguments.  THE MCHIliE BREAKING UP.  Another   Batch of Men Arrives   for the  Payne   Mine.   . ������������������ "  On  iMonday  niPrning last lS;.inbre  men arrived ironi thc cast and arc now  at work at the Payne, making some S3  employed there altogether.   They were  brought in by  Mr. A. W. Wright, who  brought   24  to Kaslo   and  there   six  "fell by the wayside-."   All these circumstances   should go   to   show, the  bosses of the.union that they are rapidly losing  their  hold���������in short  that  their usefulness is gone.   A great deal  of public sympathy isi'elt for the men  who would like to gp to work,, but are  under the influence of the machine of  .union. These arrivals of men ought,  however, to convince those deserving  and industriously inclined men that  the unions are powerless to stop the  operation ��������� pf the mines by. new men,  when they themselves relusli to work.  The proceedings in the police court in  the Hagler case are evidence that men  coming in, employed to go to work,  oannot be iuterferred  with,   and it is  only right   it should not, be allowed.  ���������  Prorn'th'e mrtjprityof the mouths of  mi'norsiybu will^liear these"words. "Ex-  clude.the aliens."   There is  no tdoubt  but that if a. number of 'preseiit'iiliens'  had been .excluded some  time ago,' it  would have beeii better  for the  country ;   but that; does not .establish ivn'fe.-  cedent for the,future.   British'Coluin-  bia -is large enough 7for. .50. times its  present- population', -and the,.policy of'  the government ought to be ��������� to get in  that   number   of   respectable,   industrious,   law-abing citizens,   no niatter.  wbence.V thej* come; with ' employment.  for theiu'as spebdilyas possible,   from  our point of view,' .so long as' Chinese,  Japs, Italians, etc.���������who. will always  give the .'country'-more   trouble' than  their bodies are worth���������are,, rigidly excluded.there isbut little to'l'oa:-.   The  government;ought.-.also to rigidly   exclude,' .and   at, present drive   out   all  those .who ';desire -si 111 ply    to .'make  what, they' can;  hoOk,of by crook,  and  th'cn dig out no matter  whence  they  come.    What the dountry wants  is respectable,'law-abiding settlers, whether-  Americans,   Swedes, Eroiich, etc., etc.  The country is.here ; the resources', are  here and  we want  thc desirable permanent settlers.   It is always  assumed  that any, man who .-purchases property  or takes 11   permauont Hituatiou' is a  permanent settler, and if they.are desirable people,,!ho country wants all it;  can get.of them.  Sent Up for Trial.  As most of our readers already know  Mr. ilaglef was committed for trial at  ,the next iNelson assizes by Judge Lilly,  on Saturday last, for his par.-/in the  trouble at the Payne on the'14th.of  January. After Mr. Hand completed  his evidence, on the previous evening;  Messrs. Hughes aiid Daly were sum?  nioned for the prosecution, and- Mr.  McLean and others for the defense.  The evidence of-ail the witnesses was  in the main the same so a committal  by the judge was theonly course open,  and the.defendaiit gave bonds for 5*1000  to appear at'the assizes..  STIFF- JOINTS  The district has, for well onto a year, land muscufar soreness.  Are readily limbered up by tbe application ot Hagyard's Yellow Oil.   It is  the   best remedy  for sprains, "strains  Price 25c.  Ju;nuary,22, ���������gives the- Boer version of  ihpPietfonteinreepii'naissance referred  to in the dispatch of January 2S, when  the British josses were two.men killed  and - teii.. wounded. :���������' The Associated  Press "learns that General Lyttletbn's  brigade is'still, in its original position  at-Potgie'ter'sDrilt, showing that that  part'of General Boiler's forces are still  north of the Tugclai River."      .-'���������' :  Eensbu'rg,' Jan.. 26,���������General French  reconnoitered yesterday beyond Bastard N.ek .with a force of Hussars, I'nni-  skillings, four guns b.f the Royal Artillery, mounted infantry, the Yorkshires.  VViitshircs and a nortion of the .'Essex  regiment.. Turning- to the -nortliwest,  .'he'-approached' the Boer position'-at!  Reilfpntein, nine 'miles- b'cyoiid Coles-  burg 011 the . wagon bridge' road, which  the eneiny has been fortifying with a  view of falling,back, when they evacuate-Cok-sburg.- -'Cautiously: approach-  ing, General French.shelled the enemy,  who' replied with artillery and,infantry  . lire. The 'British*, who were 'well' protected,; suffered but little. An '-ollicef  arid nine men were wounded, one of  the wounded; has since died, and three  men areinis3i'ng. . As the Boers were  found in.great force, confirming the  reported reinforcement, and in strong  position, General .French- discontinued  the attack and returned, to cam p.'   :  A'eu-. York, Jan. 30.��������� Montague  White, -who was 'consul-general of- the  tip tilth African republic 111 London; until th 3 outbreak of the war, contributes  an article to the February number of  the North American Review, which  may be regarded as a statement, from  the Boer point of view, of the inllu-  enees and forces which brought about  hostilities between the South African  republics aud Great Britain. The circumstances commonly held to be responsible for tlie present situation lie  merely glances at. Among these he  points to the (liscontpnt of the British  element in Johannesburg,'the clumsy  diplomacy of Mr. Chamberlain, the  activity of Mr. Rhodes, wliom, he describes as "a- disappointed capitalist  politician who hail ruined his career as  a statesman by an act of mad foil} ,and  who was burning to be revenged on  those be had bitterly wronged." In bis  opinion there were three immensely  powerful, but unavowod.'forces, namely.* greed of gold, lust of empire, and a  tnirst for revenge. Mr. White devotes  very particular attention to one influence, which has commonly; beau  overlooked, namely the growth of personal rule as embodied in the high  commissioner of South Africa.  Giiists at tliaiRsco:  .''Colin C. Brown, Rossland.Y ... ���������'-,'��������� ������������������'���������������������������;,  : J. .T.iClackj Now,'-'Deliver.'-..  If. If. Bluiiienaur, New Denver.  7 Mis. LeDuk, Nakusp.       '/"���������}:  Mrs; Gardner,,Nsvk.usp.'. ��������� ���������'���������  0. G. Lange, Fernie.  T. P.;Mclntyre; AViiinipeg. i  -Mi's.-L. A. Snowman, Nakusp.  M. Biooiiifield, Montreal. ' -i ,  W.-iR. Angus, Toronto.  J."A. Tepoorten.iVaucouver.i ..'.  Jno. G. Wilson, Yancouver.  A. II. Wallbridge,-'Vancouver. .  F. II. Liiritii, Vancouver.  L..J. Mason, Winnipeg.Y;  ��������� Mrs. Manuel, Burton City. ;   ���������';  , G.H. Ramsay, Vancouver.  ; Win, Cranston, 'Winnipeg.. ���������"���������  -A. T, Cully ancl wife,. Nakusp.   i    ' .  Alex. Cross; Nelson. 7  '. .7"  A.i L. Gai'tshore anil wife, Vancouver.  S.M. Suiith, Victoria. ,  j. K. MeCulloch, Winnipeg. -.-  Silverton Correspondence  The. Wakefield concentrator,. built  for the WaKelield Alines; Limited, of  L-indon, ou Four iMilo creek above Bilr  .verton, is. rapidly nearing completion.  This plant .is built by White, Rogers  & Co:, 300 Pine "street, Sari Francisco,  it will,be, when in ru'iinihg order, probably the best designed and' equipped  concentratorin the Slociin. Tlie tramway about (5,000 feet long, connecting  the plant with the mint's, built by B.C.  Riblet, of Nelson, is now running and  lumber and sundry -material are being  rapidly delivered to the mines.  - Mr..James Mcllae, formerly of Montana, has shown marked ability as a  contractor of solid, lasting framework  and in speedy execution of any work  iu hand. ���������     ,     . "  i.v.The utter lack of reasoning displayed,.  liy some of the supporters Of the.- con-  tonlibnsof the miners of the Slocan is ."���������  simply.'astounding   to.' the. maniiwhoi,  reads and thinks.   It is said.all.around'.'  that  the   eight-hbuflaw. is 'observed  and stated wages are paid at s'uch7and';:;  6iich'places, therefore, .'the eight-hour -  law should 'be observed ..here aiid  the-  same wages paid.    In a word no reas-'. ���������  oning coil Id ibe. more absurd than thisY ���������  '-Crtrpfente^^-^ci^: 7il')j<:;i*l':a 7a7d^yY-:i;;7  "Oilta"rio  and A thev get'' irom   Sl;50''.-ifo ' i  82.50   for . it... while   they .. get,: $4.00 7  for thesanie'fime in Siindon.. .'Farm,-,,  help works f'rbm 10 to 14 hours in;every,  part of Canada, aiid'-thej?  get  in-   the ...  east from $15 to $25 a'month for it and ���������  about'double'that here; and many say .  they are as well off. in -one province as-  they are in the other.   It is conditions,  ���������that vary the  houfn'of   labor and 're-;  numeration, for-them,  but  the miniug';  philosophers of,the Slocan ignore con-:  ditions altogether.   Are the mines here  advanced iis  they are in. the   Eastern  States and England ?  Are.ths expenses  the same ?   Are the dangers to life aiid"���������*������������������  Hmb'tlft same ?   Are th-,: mines as pro-'  fitalde   iu   one,.pl;.ice, as  in  another?  Are, 11 dozen   other   comparisons..-.'.the  same ?   If  they,   any  aiid   wages  and  hours elsewhere  are right, they'ought ���������������������������  to be the same here,   but if not  they  ought to he varied to meett-liediirorent'  conditions.     If   the   aforesaid   would   "  only siti down for some days, pick their  teeth   with ': these.questions.^icarn the  proper'answers' to them aiurthen'take  another look at things here,  their advice  would be of   infinitely   more importance. '    / ' ��������������������������� ,  -    "Consistency, Thou Art a Jewel," ,  The Situation in a Nutshell.  IN THE MORNING ������������������  You feel better of your sick headache  or bilious spell if you have taken a  Laxa-Livor Pill the night before. These  little fellows work while you sleep  without gripe or pain.  Our view on the labor situation is  this: When there are four men looking  for >vork whore there are openings for  but three, labor is at the mercy ol capital, and legislation ought to be enforced to protect- labor.. It is then that  labor should have public sympathy, as  it will not get justice.- When, however, capital has four openings for  three laborers, capital ''a' at the mercy  of labor,. as the latter will combine for  unwise arid "unfair ends. Our readers  can one and all tell which is which in  the Slocan today.  'The News-Advertiser (Minister Cotton's paper) says strong petitions have:  .been sent in, by the owners'against the,  eight-hour law and "equally strong  ones" for its retention by the miners.,  therefore, the 'law will bo retained,'  This,is so.like Roger���������always go with  the votes no matter what may. be involved. It' the -miners' petitions are no  stronger than'thc owner-s', and Cotton,  says they are only ''equally strong,"  why should the latter, fopr.'sen'tuig 113  financial interests, only votes, have  preference over the financial uuerests!*  Tliat is the question for Mr. Cotton to  answer.     .  -i ��������� -sti^a��������� '���������  .  Ore Shipments,  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money  if it fails to cure. 25c. E. W. Grove's  signature is on each box..  For the'week ending February 2 were  as follows: ,  MINE.' TOSS.  Rambler-Cariboo..... ���������   Payne ���������   Queen Bess.... '..   American Boy ��������� ���������  Total   .   A FRIGHTFUL BLUNDER..  AVill often cause a horrible burnr  scald, cut or bruise. Bucklen's Arnnica  Salve, the best in the world, will kill tho  pain and promptly heal it. Cures old  sores, ulcers, boils, felons, corns, all skin  eruptions. Best pile cura on earth.  Only 25c. a box. 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"    iSi    '^                              t   .       -1      ���������         .V         '    ..r ���������        " '          ���������* >    >j,    r   (*,        ,Jt  - < 1   \.          A          ���������     .      >���������     '      1  fW7  1  f?l ^ h  The night of November 5, 1797, was generally, and alluding to their sup-  "5o rcpieta with incidents for the posed inferiority to Englishmen, wore  dwellers at Parkgate, on .ibeCheshiro hurled at him; while the loader procure of tho Doe estuary, that for somo tended to dispute his passage with  time to eoine all local events of impor- the broken weapon.  tancu wore described as having taken  /lace 'so long before or so long afior  that  eventful   evening.  There had been a light fall of snow  ���������lho first snow that winter; but   (he  unsy  traffic  of    foot-passengers  over  the   fiiradu,  and of  wheeled    vehicles  ovor ihe roadway, had almost obliterated  it.   As  often happens,  the  high-  jc   Welsh     coast   opposite   had     first  ���������caught  the,'skirts of   the  snow-clouds  is   tliey   trailed  heavily  up  from   tho  Xvi, and  the outlines of  the whitened  i hills of Clwyd, which  undor ordinary  nircumsuinces  would  have been  invisible  on' a moonless  n.ght,  now  faintly slid-vcd   their  undulating summits,  in   Hit.   -ir.ght    starlight,    with   Moel  'Fammau���������" Tho  Mother  ot  the Dills,'  keeping  a shadowy   watch    and  ward  over  (hem.    .Clus'-srs   of    tiny    gems  marked the whereabouts of,Flint Castle and town, and of the Holywell and  other centres;  but in the intervening  spaces   the   lights   were  few   und  far  between. Non-consistent was the buzz  of the Holyhead trains which now intermittently    steals   across   the    f'iur  and a half miles of estuary, and only  the  weird  cries of  the  gulls and  tho  shrill whistle of tho curlews broke tho  sombre silenoo  which  brooded beyond  the  quays. ���������  The d-eaolate outlook but served to  accentuate the busLle of the thriving  little port. Parkgate was at this time,  and for long afterwards, the principal northern gateway to Ireland, and  ditions ebbed and Lowed with the tides  or���������:o the delight of mine host���������abode  in one or other of the snug hoslelries  so thickly dotted along the Parade,  until the wind blow fair for the Emerald Isle. Every few yards there was  un inn, fourteen have .van.shed within  living memory ; so that an almost continuous stream of l'ght was shed from  the windows, and, where the snow was  vet untrodden, stained it with ruddy  patches.  The tumult  which nightly  attended  the  arrival  of  the London   coach  had  subsided,   and   a quaintly-rigged  Dublin packet,  which had just discharged  its .cargo,  rocked  lightly at  anchor a  few  yards  from  the shore;  while,  by  thu side  of ono of  the  red sandstone  wharves, another packet was being rapidly filled  with merchandise, preparatory to'sailing with the morning tide.  Several   post-chaises,   bearing  wealthy  passengers, who preferred noi  to wait  for  the early morning  coach,  hud set  off, with much cracking of the postil-;  lions' whips, for West Chester, as the I  ancient cathedral-town   a dozen miles  up   the   river   was   generally   termed.  The curtains of the large room of the  Mostyn     notel,     now    a    flourishing  'school, wero only partly drawn,    and  within  could   "oo seen  a gay  group of  travellers.   The  smartly-cut coats  and  knee-breeches  of   tho  gentlemen, their  spotless linen, powdered wigs, and profusely ornamented court swords, coupled with their gaJIant bearing, marked   theim   as   persons   of    distinction ; ���������  while the ladies of the party had their  attractions set-off by,-the rich dresses,  high-heeled shoes  with gleaming buckles, powder, patches and other frivol-  '���������* ies  of  the  time. ;-.  Several passers-by loitered to gaze  at the fascinating picture thus pre-  ented to their view; and on the roadway a straggling band of urchins'were  attempting to march in' military or-  dor under the command of a slim boy  of some ten years, who, by a broken-  pointed cutlass, was gallantly leading  thorn on to "fight the French." Notwithstanding their valour,'and the  Bnatches of patriotic songs, which disr  solved'at brief intervals into shrill  cheers, they did not court the shadows  .and never wandered far from ihe lighted portion of the Parade; for at that  time the name of the arch-enemy of  mankind had given place to "Bonaparte " as a terror to small boys, and  angry parents had threatened them  with a sudden Visitation of the latter  bo often that their youthful minds invariably associated him with ,the powers of darkness. To and 'fro the band  of miniature warriors marched until at  the limirt o'f nine of their perambulations near theNestbn. turning they  came face to face with an advancing  couple���������a. man and a woman.; ���������  The  man   was  rather  ovor   the'me-  turn height, and powerfully built, with  1'ho Frenchman caressed their boyish heads with parental fondness as  he pushed by with the words, 'Cud  boys 1 gud boys! Now let ze ladee.  pass." Cries of '''Ho has to run 1 ho  has to run 1" pur.-.uml him as .he hurried along tho Parade. His trading  excursions, not to mention certain  shady smuggling transactions, had  brought him through .Pnrkgate for  many years, and he was well known  to a laiRO circle thero.  Soon lho watch-house���������standing, as  it si ill does, half-way out upon (ho  raid, as if it had elbowed its way forward the better to look out upon lhe  broid esluarv���������loomed up in the sfmi-  dnrkness before the couple. A portion of it was roofed and glazed, to  protect the watchers from the strong  westerly gales, while the' broad stone  slaps and the landing to which they  led was open to the weather.  On the topmost stair one of the. local  revenue officers���������a short, broad man,  wilh bronzed face, peaktid gray beard,  and keen, bluish-gray eyes, and with  Iho general aspect of an old veteran���������  was poising a largo telescope, in a  sling on the outer edge of the wall,  and closely scrutinising the black veil  which intruded. its������lf bet wren the  quay and Ililbre Island. Tho shoulders of hi- semi-milM-iry coal were  powdered over with snow,ancl a heavy  cutlass was tightly girl about his  waist.  The Frenchman made out the figure  while yet some distance away, and. he  nnd his companion camo lo a full stop,  and stoo.l for n littlo limp. whi'-pTing  together, and closely s-crutinising the  actions of Ihe off'cer before approaching the walch-lim-.su. Fully fifty  yards away the Frenchman called out  in face'kMi-; tones, "I say, monsieur,  John Dull Whitehead, what you look  out thero for? Jla, ha! you fink you  see  Naoo'.eon  coming along���������eh !"?  to-morrow, my name's not Uncle Meal-  or."  Before the last word had left his  lips tho Frenchman had him by the  throat.  "Why, what the hangment I"���������hii began ; and then, realizing that his up-  poinent was iji serious earnest, he locked him in an iron grip, and a deadly  struggle, began. To und fro and round  and round ihey swung in a grim silence, unbroikoii save by their x'unting  broath and the crunching sound of  their feel on lhe, gravel of1 the Loach.  Tho struggle was .short. In a few  moments it was the Frenchman's  throat that was being , compressed,  and he threw up his hands as he fe/lt  himself hidng borne irresistibly to  tho  ground.  At this point lho' female, who had  boon darting hither and thither about  the combatants, sooking an opportunity to deliver nn effective blow,  brought tho heavy Ian torn down on  Uncle's'head with terrific force,, and  rapidly repeated tho blow again and  again, at tho samo time hissing in  French to her exhausted countryman,  "Tho  knife,  fool���������tho knife.."  The next moment Uncle staggered  back, and crying out faintly to lhe  merrymakers, "O Lord I mates, help;  I'm murdered I" foil like a log.  Tho female stood, listening intently, to ascertain if the disturbance had  boon noticed at the "Boatbouse," and  the Frenchman vainly tried to stifle  the sound of his labored breathing* as  he foo str,ainod his cars; but there  was no lull in the carousal,' and a  score of lusty voices could be< heard  uproariously lifted together in a  ���������rhyme which had become immensely  popular 'at  Parkgulo:  "Says   Boney   to  Johnny,  'I'm  comin'  lo Dover;  And whon i como ovor I'll* be come,  I'll  be  como.'  Says  Johnny  to  Bonoy,  'You're  coming  lo Dover ;  And  when  you come over you'll  bo  ofvorcomo.' "  can  Do not try expc'riments with your  health. If you are not well use only  a medicine known to cure. Dr.  "Williams' Pink Pills are not an experiment. They havercured thousands of'  people, who had tried common medicines and failed to find  health.    Some of the cured are in your own neighborhood.  Mr. F. "Mission, Deleau,.Man., writes :���������"I can speak in the highest tc ins'  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills as a modicine for rebuilding the system. Previous  to using the pills I was suffering' from headaches, loss of .ipp ;: ite and extrcna '  nervousness, whicli left inu iii a very weak condition. The fir.ist work would  fatigue me. I can now say, however, 'that I never felt butter in mv life lhan I  do at present, thanks to Dr. .Williams' Pink Pills. Simitar sufferers���������and  ' there are many���������will find it to their great advantage to use these pills."  Do not take anything that does not bear the full name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People." It is an experiment and a hazardous  one to use a substitute. Sold by all dealers or post paid at 50 cents a  box or six boxes Cor $2.50, by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville.  The   last  line was  repeated  several  times wilh great  gusto.  On  the vory  brink of the  tide, and  even  nearer 10 the guilty party J.han  the    "Boathouse"    itself,    stood    the  'Long  Row,  facetiously  so  called;  its  I later sobriquet of William and Mary's  nullo,  Froggv,   hullo I" responded 1 Kow afterwards atlaching itself to if  Ihe watcher, closing his glass wilh a 'owing io the fact that, a William and  snap, "are. you back again? Nay, Bonoy j Mary occupied each of the four humble  knows be! ter nnr come in thi������ quartenr.   tenements.  1 was watching the Ounpc-wder Plot I anc s glit disturbance, howev.ir, had  fire at Mo^lyn ;" and ho pointed; oveir ' beeu unnoticed. The dim lights con-  Ihn estuarv considerably to (ho left of f-inued to bum steadily in (be win-  where he had actually been looking. 1 dt>wa ' aild *o still was the, night lhat,  "If you Fouinl across'.you ran see it '< hotweon iho bursts of song, the cur  wilh your naked eye���������hoggin" the was filled with the moaning voice of  lady's pardin." " '"lc    surf,   as    if     battled    with    the  Froggy    followed   (ho  direction     of   Cambrian rocks fully a score of-miles  (he orf car's finger, and wilh rlifficul-i aw'ay,-  ly made out a small leaping lonfue j A nurnod consultation took place,  of fbme distinguishable- bv its reddish : B-v Proceeding along tho shore- (hey  tinge from the p.-ile fixed lights on the Jvou!d '''most certainly fall into th-  Flintshire    shore hands  of ono or   other  of,  the  coast-'  JEW 1IIM INDUSTRY.  CORUNDUM DEPOSIT,'S IN EASTERN  ONTARIO.  I   'avo    your   eyes,      (he  exclaimed    as  he  moved  "f    wish  Frenchman  on.  "If you could see what I was doing  from when', you stood, my old un,  they didn't make you a bad pair," the  fevrtnue man muttered to himself as  he laiddown the glass and began vigorously to clap his numbed arms together; adding, "I'd nayttuir tell you  nor no other frog what 1 Was looking  for." Then, as if refreshing his memory :'" Three flashes and a flash,'  that's the word they sent down. See  a light r sartinly did ; but see 'three  flashes and a flash' 1 sartinly1 did  not. i '".��������������������������� '  The Boathouse Inn marked, as its  crumbling site still marks, the extreme end of the Parade ; and. beyond  the. fields and the shores stretched  away to the distant sea-coast. The  Mostyn Hotel was patronized by the  'notables ;'the Boathouse Tnn was frequented by numerous sailors, fishermen, ostlers, post-chaise -drivers, an-|  chor-smiths, etc., in addition to shoals i  guard patrols. By taking possession  of ono of the small boats, and attempting to sleer their own course, down  the rivex, they would almost as certainly stick fast an ,one of the numerous sandbanks, with which the-fishermen were, so familiar. Finally,  they decided to obtain thei service.-*/ of  a fisherman and boat, and with this  object lhey dragged the body of Uncle into (he deetp shadow of'vthe kiln,  and retraced their steins to tlie "Boat  house."  To Be Continued.  I'miuiiiri for *i!<-lal Abriiail ��������� <*rrnl Prii  Hpcc'.s for Us t������i'TiIo])iikoiil as I'om-  m<-i-<'!;tl l'i'()ili:cl.  A valuable accession to the list of  tho mineral productions of Ontario is  likely to result from recent official explorations of thc ���������extensive corundum  d'jpjsits existing in the eastern section,  of thc Province. 'Though it has been  known for soni-a time that this metal  wins- yielded by (he rooks at difforont  points in that district, its presence in  Lanark County having been discovered some fifty-one. years ago by the lale  Dr. H^nry Hunt, and subsequent finds  sent to different manufacturers, both  in the United Slates and Europe, and  vory satisfactory r&plios as to its suitableness for industrial purposes received. A. number of wheels, [together  with bricks, rounds and triangles made  of Ontario corundum by different manufacturers have been sent to Paris,  whore thoy will bo shown at the Exposition  of 1900.  A BEGINNING TRADE.  The corundum belt, which lies in tho  Free Grant District, has been withdrawn from, settlement 'and mining  rights can only be secured on lease.  Tho Canadian Corundum Co., who have  agreed to lease considerable areas, aro  under contract to expend $110,01.0 in  developing the mines before July 1,  1902, and will make a series of test experiments to discover whether materials of commercial value, especially aluminum, can profitably be produced  from  corundum-yielding   rook. Should  such a process be discovered the indu-  having been m-ade from time to time, try will be established on an assured  the first thorough and systematic ex- foundation and the romunerativeness  plorafion of the corundum district, of corundum mining greatly inareas-  with a view  to practical  results  was  ed.  CHINESE WAY OFJ30LNG THINGS.  Lord Charles Beresford narrated to  the Institution of Mechanical Engineers some amusing incidents of his experiences in the land of the mandarins. In the arsenal at Shanghai,  where he noticed a Krupp gun cleverly fitted with an Armstrong breech-  piece, it was "explained toliim that the  operations had been rendered necessary by an accident, the blowing off  of ;:(:ho   original. breech-piece   by     the  of inrl,-T7i,i���������Yi���������    f' ���������.--:-:--.--  -.    Chinese gunners.      Later on, visiting  H���������t       S ������f erer>';-known occupa-j :l ������ort in Clba        of a oJ ' ^ <**.  r^rtpVrre(COn!,nUa J' setting jdrin, he discovered how the accident  thi ough Parktrafe. Th- large : roam I luul occurred. . Tfley were usLn , a  overlooking the beach rang with song perfectly unsuitable powder for tho  a.ncl mirth. A. popular song with a , (*7-(:oi. gun, and he remarked to the  swinging chorus, was in full progress, ! mandarin that it would blow the  fund at (he end of each varse the pew- j breech-piece 'off. The mandarin nod-  tors rained applause upon (hn ��������� long ided, smiled and answered; ''Yes, it-  oak (a.hlo with-a'-'din'akin.;to that ot i does." .The last time the gun was  (he shipwrights' mallets in a gravmg-j fired it killed fourteen men, so thoy  do?k, while the;old lattice-window rat- j loaded and fired another, which kiil-  (led hi unison in its ancient' frame as   ecl   twenty-four.        These  guns, must  tho'Frenchman    and  his .companion  passed beneath it, and crept stealthily  hugh sloping shoulders and long arms, j ln'������ ':n6- darkness in the rear of tho  He wore a claret-coloured coat with ' ET^'ip of buildings,..making'the'r wniy  numerous brass buttons on either side,! ^? 'be oppo-il" side of an unu.sr.id lime-  and.a pair of baggy breeches' ot the; kiln some fifty yards farther on.  same material buttoned over his j hut (he alias of "Ould Uncle" had beein.  coarse blue hoso. His heavy shoes were j After carefully scrutinizing (ho vic-  fnstened with massive brass buckles, 1 from her cloak/and, turning towards  and a bright red silk handkerchief was[Hilbre Island, lurried the -lid.- ofi (ho  loosely  knotted     around  his    brawny | Lantern.four tunes, allowing a lenglhv  neck   over   a coarse  but    clean   white  linon  shirt.   His   round   swarthy   face  was clean  shaven and heavily marked  '   with  smallpox.      Tiny  gold    earrings  adorned the lobes of his ears, and his  small dark eyes were apparently perpetually twinkling, with good humour.  He walked with tho lumbering tread of  a ploughman, and the most,casual observer would at once set him down as  a French peasant.    He was accompan-  ��������� led by a tall and very erect lady, much  ; younger;    than     himself     with    well-  ���������iioulded features of a somewhat aquiline and melancholy cast, and expres-  dve    . dark     eyes.     She     was     well  mt     plainly,    dressed.   .Her      rather     large    feet     were ��������� neatly     shod,  .   ind several rings adorned tha shapely hand which was employed in holding closely around her a large circular  cloak of blue cloth.   'Unlike heir  companion, she walked with a firm,, quick  step, with which he kept pacej with  evident difficulty..  The man was at once recognized' by  the army, and was hailed byf them as  "Froiggy ;" while ono of them varied  this epithet by calling out, "Boney,  Boneyparty I" A dozen current witticisms at  the ex-penset of Frenchmen  pause- between thc third and fourth  flash.-; Out of the darkness, some fivd  miles away, came like an echo four  answering sparks of light, divided by  similar intervals, and almost: on the  instant tho bow of a small boat grated  on the beach, and the solitary, occupant, a fisherman, sprang lightly  ashore. .  The new-comer might havo sat for  the portrait of a Viking. Hi wore his  sixty , years lightly, and his tawny  beard was unlfccked with gray, while  his tall figure was erect, and he stepped out across the sands with the suppleness of a youth. "John" was tho  name given to him by his .sponsors,  but the alias of "Ould Uncle" had been  welded to him in I"Vis early 'boyhood,  ejid had stuck to htm. as' only a Park-  gate nickname can.  Dark as It was, he and the Frenchman recognized each other, and ihe  Iattevr held out his hand with an uneasy laugh. "Uncle," howevair, bru lied by, exclaiming breathlessly, "Out  of the road, Froggy ; out of the road.  There's trouble down at Tinker's Dale:  and if some of your dirty countrymen  don't  get  lodgings at  Chester Castlei ��������� replaced.  have cost in mounting and breeching  at least ������cO,(J00." ", '  ln another place, being asked where  the front;-, of a battery of GO-ton muzzle-loading  guns   was,   the   mandarin  pointed in 0110 direction and the guns  in  another.      Whon  this was  pointed  out   to   him,  ho  said,      "Yes,  I think  there has been a mistake."     The guns  wore arranged  in echelon, so that the  men working the foremost gun must  inevitably    have  been    kiilod  by   the  discharge  oif   the  one  behind,  and  so  on   through       the       battery.        Lord  Charles'    demonstration of    this self-  evident   fact   left .the  mandarin   perfectly   unconcerned,   and   he   only   replied. "Yes, some men would no doubt  be  killed,   but   the  shot .would   reach  the enemy."     In yet another placo he  found     that   the    gun    was  actually  loaded in the magazine, and he pointed  out in    remonstrance    that if    there  wero any carelessness in sponging the  gun after firing,  the magazine would  infallibly  be    blown  up.      Tho  mandarin in charge gave mo a slap on the  back  and   said,  "You  are  one  of  the  cleverest   men   lever  met.    The   year  before   last   we   did   fire   these Iguns,  and we blew up the magazine, just as  you have said.   J will show you where  it   was."      The  mandarin  added   that  he   could   not     remember  how   many  men were killed, but he believed that  it  was  fifty."      Jin  a powder  mill he.  pointed out the danger of having the  windows open lest: dust should get into the grinding   wheel, and so produce  an explosion���������the very  thing, he was  told,   that   had   happened   to  tho  previous building whic~h the present one  that undertaken by Prof. W. G. Miller of the Kingston School of Mines,  who, was engagod for the work by the  Provincial Governments during the  seasons of 1897 and 1898. H'ds srwial  report appears Ln the second part of  the-Bureau of Mines report for 1899,  together with other papers treating of  corundum and embodying some, important facts as to the deposits ofthe metal in Ontario, the demand for it  abroad, and the prospscts for its successful development as a commercial  product.  . ��������� "��������� ' WHERE IT IS FOUND.  ' The principal corundunu-bearing bolt  runs from northeast to south-west  through the counties of Renfrew, Hastings and Bali burton, and thore aro  also extensive areas in Peterboro and  Frontenac. The total area of the main  band where the metal is found is about  3C0 square miles. Tho formation of  much of the rock beinefknown as nep-  heline syenite. This also yields considerable, quantities of aluminum, a  metal'greatly ,in demand in the United States. Whether tho aluminum present in the corundum-bearing rock can  be profitably extracted depends entirely upon whether some further reduction', in tlitS cost of the process can be  effected. '  ITS'VALUE  IN  MANUFACTURING.  Corundum! is mainly of value as an  abrasive in connection with steel # and  iron    manufactures���������being . especially  well adapted for saw sharpening, roi I  grinding, spindle grinding, and surface  work on .'hardened steel. La.rge quantities! of abrasives aro'used in thc factories of the United States,  the principal' sources of the'corundum' supply,  outside, of tho domestic'product being  India and     Russia.    It is difficult  to  get accurate statistics as (o tho yield  of the American mines, as the producers are averse to giving such information.   Much   of-  the  American 'corundum is produced in North Carolina, but  tho. supply  is small, and though   prospecting   is   being   actively   carried   on  in that State, thero has not been much  success in the discovery of new deposits.   English manufacturers have some  difficulty  in  obtaining adequate  supplies of corundum of good quality.  QUALITY OF ONTARIO CORUNDUM.  The Ontario rook; from nil the facts  which  are  procurable,  appears  to   be  fully equal in the percentage of yield  to any with which it will have to compete. T*".e yield of the'Indian rooks i:.  very low, being but S.fi per cent.  Al United States report'gives 15 per  cent, as the average from one vein,  and the material of a larger deposit is  vaguely said to aye-rage probably 10  to '15 per cent, of corundum. The quality of the Ontario .article is said to he.  superior to that of the Indian corundum, and a scr'es of experimental tests  between the Hastings County metal  and American corundum and carborun-  duiml made by the Bart Emery Wheel  Co. of Haml'lton, fully sustained Hir  high expectations formed as to the  Ontario product.  Samples  have    beon  SOME DEADLY POISONS.  IV-vr   ol* Those    Which A������"������  I lift Most l-'.ilal.  Considered  Tho discoverer of prussic acid was  instantly killed by inhaling one whiff  of his own handiwork.  Pure prussic acid is never sold or  handled. Tho srnoll of it is always  fatal, lt kills not in three minutes  or haJf an hour, but tho instant it  enters tho lungs as a gas. Tho mixture ordinarily sold as prussic acid  is 98 puis water to 'i parts of then  drug. Even in this form, it is vory  deadly. A 20 pe-r cent, mixture of tho  acid wouid kill nearly as quickly aB  if  pure.  Atropine, though if has no harmful odor, is so deadly that as much  of it as would adhera to the end of a.  moistened forefinger w.ould instantly  cause   death.  Cyanide of potassium' has 'a pleasant  smell, which is not injurious, but a  small quantity swallowod kills at  once.  Pure ammonia, if inhaled, would  cause death almost as Quickly as prus-'  sic acid.       .: ���������'  When a carboy of nitric acid is  broken somo ono has to suffer. It wail  burn wood, eat through iron plates,  and dostrpy-whatever it touches. Such  an accident once happened in an acid ,  factory; Every one ran away, leaving  the acid to amuse itself by setting  fire to things. Soon it was seen tliat  tho building woild be destroyed and  hundreds of people thrown out of work  and four men volunteered to put out  the fire in (he acid room. They succeeded and camo out fooling all right. Five  hours later all wore dead.  THE GOOD SHIP BANANA.  Viiincd   !���������������������������}���������   Il������r  Hliili  Oivner IVIio ������ot  lilt'  Slarl EV<IiMIii<; Itiuiauils In Mvi'i-pool.  A British steamer now at Lambert's  Point'is named Banana.'Her owner is  Mr. Alfred L. Jones of Liverpool. He  began years ago to imiiort bananas  in a very small way and peddled them  from a wheel-barrow along Castle  stroet in Liverpool. The business grew  and Mr. Jones became rich. The seas  aro  now  spotted with' his  ships.'  The story is told that' when asked  what name should be given to a new  ship he said: "Call her Banana; that's  a.   pretty good name."  UNSETTLED.  Can you toll me what sort of weather we may expect next month?  wrote a subscriber to the editor of  a pfuper, and tho editor replies ins follows: It is my belief that the weather next mouth will be very much like  your subscription. The inquirer wondered for an hour what the editor was  driving at, when ho happened to think  of the word " unsettled." He seat in  the required amount next  day.  v&v !;,itw.-T7rT'MT HOUSEHOLD.  CONVULSIONS.  The nervous systeim of infants is  much more irritable than that of older  people; that Is to say, it is oxcitod  to undue action by various stimulants  which in tho older child or Iho adult  would havo no 'similar effect. For  example, many fevers begin in adults  with ������ chill, but in infants with a convulsion. Itt is this fact that makes  spasms so common, andi for the most  part of comparatively so little signi-  fianco,  in  babies. -   - .- ���������  After the second or third year the  nervous system acquires mora equilibrium, and then a convulsion is a more  serious matter, and indicates the probable existence of some nervous disease' in the child.  .Medical writers usually divide convulsions in young children into febrile,  reflex and toxic, according as they  aro indicative of the beginning of a  fever, or aro tho result of some irritation of the skin or mucous membranes,���������as in children who aro cutting teeth or who have worms,���������or  are caused by tho action of some  poison circulating in the blood. This  poison, may be introduced from without, either in tho milk or in the air,  or it may be formed within the body  as  a  result   of  indigestion.  In the trcatmentcof a baby in convulsions the first thing, of course, is  to find the cause and to remove it,  if possible This is, however, usually  the" iasi thing done, for by the time  tho physician arrives almost all the  domestic remedies' have usually beon  tried. It is moreover not always possible, to find tho true cause, or oo' remove it when fouud, and then the  treatment must be directed to the  convulsion itself.  At the beginning of tho spasm the  child's clothing should be examined Lo  make sure that there are no pins  scratching it, and no strings tied too  lightly. It should bo taken into a  large, airy room, or out-of-door if the  weather is suitablo. A warm bath is  often efficacious. If the spasms have  come on soon after eating, especially  ���������if the baby is bottle-fed, vomiting  should be induced by tickling the  throat, or by warm salt and water  if  the child  can  swallow.  If the convulsions are duo to indigestion or to worms, as they often aro  or to teething, as they seldom are, the  doctor's task will be an easy one; if  they are due to a beginning fever, thoy  will subside as the fever develops; if  they are due to actual disease of the  nervous system, they will probably recur at intervals in spite of tho best  of   treatment.  HOW TO RAISE PANSIES.  There is probably not a child who  does not love the pansy, and the majority of grown people regard It  with much favor. We see pansies  igrown in people's door yards, eiven  when no other flower is cultivated  thero. 'The one groat reason for itB  Xiopularity is the ease with which it  may be.grown, and the plenteous returns it gives for the care-spent upon  it." Pansy plants are raised by getting good seeds and sowing in shallow  boxes im the house, or hot beds out  of doors. In the house, seeds may bo  started iin February, March or April.  Fill the box with fine prepared dirt,  brtuging it nearly to the top. ": This  soil need not be so very rich, good  garden loam will answer very well.  Mako the top '��������� level and smooth and  '.'���������acatler-tho seed as evenly as possible.  When this is done, sift some soil .over  them until they are covered about a  quarter of an inch in depth. Next  give a light sprinkling and then wetia  piece of spongy paper, or brown wrap-,  ping paper, and put over the top of  the box, set in a sunny window free  from drafts, and Ln about eight days  expect to see the first tiny shoots appear. Do not pour water over 'the  soil, but let all moisture, be given  through- the paper, which should bo  frequently moistened.  By May the plants ougnt to be largo  enough to be set out of doors. Have  the ground where they are to bo  placed' shaded deop and mellow,  and plenty of well decayecL manure  worked in, as pansies delight in a rich  soil. Select a cloudy day for sotting out tho plants, and put (hem  about eight inches apart each way,  firming them down well. By July  they will bo in blossom and will continue to flower till lato in tho fall:  In the meantime, work tho soilevery  week, give the plants all tho water  they can drink. Keep the blossoms  well picked off, so that no seed pods���������  which take tho strength from the  plants���������can form, and give fertilizer if  it should.be needed. The best fertilizer, is liquid manure, i������ it is _not too  strong. To my. mind_ ,,a situation  which receives tho benefit of the sun  till noon and is shaded for the remainder of the day.is an ideal place  for a pansy bed. There is really nothing complex about growing these  winsome little flowers, and the slight  effort on the grower's part will .bei  more  than  compensated.  salt. If the soup is too thick, add  chicken   stock.  Creamed Celery���������Wash two heads of  celery and cut into small pieces. Sprinkle salt over these and 'add a tablespoonful of butter. ' Steam. Just  before ' serving, add plenty of rich  cream.  Creamed Celery���������Cut tho celery into small pir?ces, simmer in, boiling water 45 minutes. Drain the celery  carefully, adding a seasoning of white  [rapper, salt, a pint of cream; boil an  instant.  Omelet with Celery���������First boil the  necessary amount of celery, season' it  wilh pepper, salt and a littlo butter.  Make an omelet of four well-beaten  eggs, allowing a tablespoonful of  cream "to an egg,, add salt and pepper. Fry, and just before doubling  one side over the other, carefully add  the celery. Serve vory hot. with or  without jam.  Celery Salad���������Wash the celery and  place in cold salt water for one or two  hours. A few moments before the  serving hour, out the celery into inch  pieces and pour a mayonnaise ovor it.  In making this.salad, a dainty: way is  to shred finely the inch lengths.  Chickens, lamb, beef and even fish are  often minced and added to tho salad,'using only ono kind/ of tho meat.  Boiled Celery���������Bring it to the boiling point and simmer for 45 minutes,  drain, add pepper, salt and butter.  Celery and Cabbage Salad ��������� Chop  two heads of celery and one small cabbage, mix thoroughly. Heat half a  pant of vinegar, then add 1 teaspoon  whito sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, Gof  melted butter, a dash of salt and 1  tablespoon mustard. Boil a few  minutes, pour over tho celery and cabbage.  Celery Sauce���������This is often served  with chicken. Wash tho celery and  cut in short lengths, simmer for thirty minutes, allowing a teacup of cold  water to each head of celery. Melt 1  tablespoon butLer, stir into it rapidly  an equal amount of flour, then add  the celery and a teacup of milk. Stir  "without ceasing" until it reaches tho  boiling pount, then add a seasoning of  salt  and pepper.   ���������  ���������Celery au Gralin.���������Prepare the.celery in the usual way, wash, scrape and  cut into small piecss. ��������� Simmer until  tender. Drain and proceed as in all  similar dishes, scalloped oysterss, etc.;  a layer of bread crumbs, one of celery,  seasoning���������butter, salt and pepper;  tho last layer one of crumbs. ' Bako  a rich brown.  Celery and Potatoes���������Boil the celery  as per recipe given. Aflor it is cold,  chop very fine and mix with cold boiled chopped potatoes in the proportion  of 1 of celery to 3 of potato. Melt a  generous piece of butter in a saucepan and fry the celery and potato,  seasoning  with pepper and salt.  ���������"'' CELERY RECIPES:.  Cream of Celery Soup.���������Chop fine.  one root of celery, add 1 lr2 cups water  and 1-3 cup rice. Simmer 25 minutes.  6cald a cup of cream, and. 1-2 cup milk  in a double boiler. Squeeze celery  and rice through a sieve, saving the  water, drained, add this with.tho cel-  er������ and rice to tho hot milk and cook  201" minutes,  season  with   Depper  and  GUARDED IN  DEATH  BY HER DOG.  The Falllil'ul Animal's I>Ktic-w Wln-ii Her  ��������� ItiDly M'as T.-iken  Away.  Guarded by a handsomo dog that had  been her constant companion in life,  the dead body of an aged lady was  found, on her doorstep/in Philadelphia  a few days ago. Tho poorly-clad woman  was noticed by scores of passers-by  as" she sat on ���������the step, with hsr head  leaning , against tho door,.but they  supposed she had become weary and  had fallen asleep as she sat in-the sun.  She Was dressed in shabby black, with  a worn fur cape thrown around her  shoulders, and a white veil.ovor her  face made a queer contrast with her  otherwise black attire. Women and  children on their way to the nearby  grocery store noticed the queer, pair  old woman and dog���������seated together,  but nd one's suspicions were aroused  by the woman's long rest. '���������'������������������.  Finally the wife of a baker, across  the street, saw, the handsome black and  white dog lick the woman's hands and  face and then 'give a dismal howl as  his caress was not returned. Fearing  that' the old woman /was ill aud could  not rise, from the'step, she started to  investigate. As she approached she  was met by a threatening advance  from the dog, and .she reached the  step only after many'kind words to  the animal. Shaking the old 'woman's  shoulder, failed to arouse her, and  when her arm was raised it was found  to be cold and stiff. She dropped.it  with a ���������scream, and notified the neighbors. A' smnll crowd collected around  the old woman, but the dog.kept them  at bay. Every advance was met by  a- snarl and a policeman was balled.  His approach was likewise- resented  by the faithful animal,'but the patrol  wagon was called and the woman's  body was placed in it in spite of the  dog's protests and growls. When his  mistress was put in the wagon and he  was left out he howled and barked and  ran wildly about, but refused to be  caught. Tho woman was first taken  to the hospital, whore it was found she  had been dead some timo, and was  then removed to the Morgue, where  thc Coroner's post-mortem showed she  had succumbed to an attack of heart  disease.  The dog followed the patrol wagon  to the hospital, and evidently thought  waited outside until noon, when he returned dejectedly to the house again,  his  mistress   remained    there,   as   ho  While no one seemed to know the  dead woman, she was a familiar sight  on, the streets, however, as police and  citizens had seen her every morning  with the dog. The animal was well  kept and wore a handsome collar.  WAR ITEMS OF INTEREST.  Gleaned From Far and Near���������Partings Which Head ofthe Romantic���������  The Boys in Action and on the  Way.  Tobacco  is 9d  an ounce at De Aar  camp.  Lady Sykes is at Est court with tho.  Red Cross  people  there.  H. M. ships Terrible, Fort, Philomel,  and Tartar are at Durban, and the  Mngicienne. Thetis, and Widgeon at  Delagoa Bay.  There is no lack of recruits in Natal,  the British, refugees al Durban being  only too eager to serve at the front  in any capacity.  "Your men are fighting for us in  South Africa," says a wealthy Burmese gentleman in sending a magnificent donation to the Lord Mayor's  Fund.  Tho Argentine horses now being sent  lo tho Cape from Buonos Ay res are  not suitable, for cavalry chargers, 'but  are to be used for transport and ambulance work.   ,  The commandant at Slorinberg is a  renegade Scotchman called Itobertson,  who as landdrost of Kroonslad was  the instigator of the outrages against  the refugees.  Litut.-Col. Hamilton, of the 14,Ih  Hussars, shares with General Mac-  donald, ot Oindurmann fame, the distinction of having risen from tho  ra-ks.  General Gourko, whom Russia is  sending to follow tho war from tho  Boer side, is a son of the famous field-  marshal.  A new pro-Boer organization has  come into existence called the South  African Conciliation Society, tho Iirst  object of which is to secure the independence of the Orange Free State.  (How serious the coal famine is to  Natal industrial concerns may be gath-'  ered from the fact thatltO tons obtained from Durban cost a Marilz-  burg firm. ������l> per. ton. And this was  a mo.ith ago.  An ox-reservist suggests that an appeal to old soldiers in his position  would result in thousands of these  trained men rejoicing either as volunteers or in some other capacity.  Everybody iu the Free State has  been commandeer,, d, including Mr.  Fraser, Chairman of the Vcksraad.  (Major the Hon. North Dalrymple-  Hamilton is progressing satisfactorily  after the ampuuilion of his lorearm.  Second Lieut. W. G. Neilsou, ofthe  Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,  who was wou..dod at Modtter River,  is the Scotch Rugby international.  A French deserter having been ar-  restod at Southampton and sent back  to his regiment, tha court-martial  that tried him accepted as sufiicient  his oxcuse that he wanted to help  tho Boers.  Gaily attired Dutch women aro to  be seen on tho hills round Ladysmilh,  walching (he bombardment, Th.s is a  weekly custom of theirs. lt is supposed they come by special trains from  Pretoria.  Thu banks of The Blaauwkranz  Spruit, near Frere Camp, ,',havo 'been  cailod "Margate Sands." During the  last-few days they have been thronged  from morning to nights with, crowds  of soldier bathers iii high spirits.   ,  "Snatcher," a dog belonging to the  Gloucesters, was smuggled on board  in a kit bag at-Calcuttav He was  right up in the firing. line at i E.iet-  fontein, where! the Gloucesters lost so  heavily, but carneYthrough without a  scratch. ���������������������������'..���������      ���������  Of, the Suffolk Regiment reservists,  512,'put  of 51-i answered the  call. Of  the remaining two, one who was in  prison for debt was released, and has  gone to the front. The other, who  Was in India, has at' his own expense  joined his regiment. ��������� '       c  O b.1 at Kimberley, Lo'r.l Methu n  will have little ,. trouble: in reaching  Bloemfontein, as tho field cornet of  that town remarked. "There is nothing  bigger than, an ant-hoap between this  and Kimberley to shelter our. men and  horses from your artillery."  An officer wounded at Nicholson's  Nek writes: "1 don't know who gave  thi order to 'cjase f re,' but it was  not Humphrey.. C. O. Ho was i close  to me, and could not believe il when  the ;cease fire' was sou.uled. But (he  firing ou our side could not have gone  on fiva minutes more for want of am.  mu.iition." .  Lieut. II. Tristram, oC tho 12th, Lancers, is well-known to many civilians  for his fsats of aruia at lho Royal  Military Tournament at the Agricultural Hall. For two years in . succession Li'iut. Tristram gained Iho prize  for being the best man of arms in the  commissioned ranks. He also carried  off other prizes. ,    ;  A romantic illustration of tho separation of lovers caused by th������ war  comes from a 'Hertfordshire-village*,  A reservist who was summoned tc< rejoin his regiment, received tho order  at the most interesting moment of his  life. He was not only engaged to ;be  married, but the bans had beon "put  up," and the parson had god as far as  the "second time of... asking." Tho  "third time of asking" was due, in  fact, on Sunday. The couple were determined to wed, however, and so on  Sunday, at (he ctt'sa of the service at  which Ihe banns had been proclaimed  a (bird time, the marriage took place.  The honeymoon was short enough, for  on Tuesday morning llie husband had  to start for Bedford en route for the  Cape.  Writing to a friend in Edgehill, a  bluejacket on one of heir Majesty's  ships which is now on its way to  South' Africa, says:���������"Let Kruger  tremble, for if some of our ships company lay hands upon him it won't be  healthy for him. The sight of them  will be enough for ihe Boers, for a  greater set of buiglars you naver saw,'  as they have becm growing wh.sknrs  ���������lhat is, those who possibly can���������and  the effect is startling." Tins ohsor-  vant naval humorist, must have h ard  of Krugor's exclamation at Woohwch  a few years ago, when tho'.President  of lho Transvaal was looking al the  guns in the arsenal there: "Excellent  guns, but served by boys I"  In a conversation he had with the  Russian Ambassador, the Sultan is said  to have ask d anxiou ly whe'h x there  was any fear of European complications. The Ambassador replied in the  negative.  Tho drama glorifying the Boers  which is now being played at' the Al-  hambra theatre, Brussels, will shortly be withdrawn in consequence; of representations from Sir Francis Plun-  ket, the British Minister, and a'stf of  some- Englishmen into.rp.sled in the  theatre. Alreidy inodif i. ations l:a e  been made in lho Briash uniforms and  some of the characters, and se-veral  scenes have been cut out.  Two deserters from tho 5th Royal  Irish Lar.cers gave themselves up1 he-  cause they wanted to go to the front.  The magistrates in Basutoland havo  much more trouble in preventing the  women from crossing the border to  reap the'Froo State crops than ihey  have with the men who an muth  more obediont. . ,  Six truck-loads of ammunition were  de'-pntcked from Davenport to Woolwich yesterday for use with tho batteries sent to South Africa. Most of  thc ammunition consisted of 5 .nch  shells, the larger portion of which  were lyddito  The f.eld telegraphists with General  Buller carry their cables in special.y-  constructed carts, each containing, if  necessary, ten miles of cable wound on  drums, so that in open country ihey  can lay il at a gallop. The icurrent is  sent to earth through tho wheels of  the cart.  M. Besancon, of Paris, is an Anglo-  phobe, and when a Turkish de!i;;hl-  seller, mistaking him for an Englishman, spoke to him in the hated longuo,  he vented hi., rages on the poor Turk by  giving him a thrashing. For thi, ho  was finod 2!X)tr., and had to pay another  l,5U0fr.,  damages.  Several troopers of Bc-lhuno's Mounted Inlantry wero disabled in the. process of breaking in (he horsis, -many  of which were imported from Australia and South America.  The coloured lepers on Robben  Island, near Capo Town, have begun  j to subscribe, in aid of. the sick and  lwou..ded Imperial troops. Sir Alfred  'Mihier has thanked them -'for their  I touching gift." At Stetleuboseh, a  |very hot Bo.id centre, the coloured  !people, who are enthusiastically loyal,  jhavo decided to supply the military  hospitals: with  strawberries.  The' Lord Mayor of London, relates  an incident which has occurred in connection with the contributions to the  Mansion House, Transvaal War .Relief  Fund. '-He had, he said, received a  letter from a lady, who signed herself  "A Widow and Orphan," enclosing  a^ ring, which the sender stated- was  all she could afford to contribute to  the: fund. The intrinsic value of the  ring was but a few shillings, but  nevertheless it was sent to the Stock  Exchange, where, aftex . some spirited bidding, it was knocked,.down to  a patriotic member for the sum. of ������3  18s.. .This amount-.-was accordingly  added to th.! Fund.  GOOD SECURITY AGAINST FIRE*  Slc������l  tlie  I'roliTic.r or Our rnresln���������l>i-nu-  ilallon of Fiii'rsls ������'!iccfc<!������l.  Statistics show that the demand for  structural steel is increasing faster  than the manufacturers can increase  the output. This is in spite of the enormous advance made In the .price'of  steel   within   the. twelvemonth.  The fact is a most hopeful ono in  many- ways, wholly apart (from its industrial significance. It means that we  are building better than we ever did  before���������not only that we are using  steel frames for our skyscrapers, but  that even in the construction of school-  houses nnd shops and dwellincs wo are  using steel trusses where ten years  ago- we used wooden floor beams, and  steel rafters iustead of wood, This creates a better socurity against fire. It  means also, and not less importantly,  the salvation of our" forests. For not  only is7wobd now largely excluded  from- the structural parts of buildings,  but even as trimoning it is rapidly  falling into disfavor: Window-frames,  window-sashes, and even doors and  door-casings of steal are now so perfectly made and so cheaply that they  are rapidly replacing wood, as wire  and tile have replaced lath, and marble and mosaics have taken their ancient placs as flooring. With a little  further development in this diiection  we shall bo able to check the denudation of forests and protect our rivers  from flood on the one hand -,nd  drought on the other, and theso are  the noblest uses of forests.  SOIEIGE TO TEE FRONT.  FACTORY GUIDED BY SCIENCE TURNS  OUT A SUPERIOR PRODUCT.  Tlie llmuli <>r Yt-iu-h ������r Labor,��������� Ilniliis  iiuil Si leu (I lie, ltii<iivl<<lg<- UlllUcU ���������  I*l������i-������vrri n I'liiiiuctui <*e������Iil .IIIitc.  What has always been regarded as  a fundamental truth���������that every piece  of wood once formed part of a tree,  great or small���������has been shattered to  bits. Science Is to blaino for it.  Wood is now made ; it does not grow.  A *'omposite'"of materials goes into one  end of a factory and comes out of  tho other end in boards of all sizes.  It is wood that can be sawed, nailed,  screwed or jwlished. But it will not  burn. Nor are there any knots in it.  i Another peculiarity of this manufactured wood is that it will not shiink  warp or buckle. It is like stone in  those respects, and it is just about  as indestructible. Moreover, it can ba  polished until it takes ou the shimmer  and gloss of elaborately treated mar<-  hie and the polish remains for all time.  Some lime in the far future the  moan of the alarmist about the destruction of the forests will perhaps  be realized. But the people of thoso  times will not'suffer much. What the  forests do for humanity after innumerable years of growth the factory  now does with a few whirls of its machinery.  How, is artificial lumber mado? The  process is simple and its cheapness  more than rivals its simplicity. That  is where science again conies to the  front.  MADE FBOM  A  WASTE  PRODUCT.  It is made from straw, in the form  of a long-fibru  atraw  boaid.    Hiirelo-  foi'tc it has been le^arded as valueless.  But   it   forms  the  basis   of   manufactured  wood.   This  product  is   treated  witn chemical baths, producing a ma-  . terial,  wuich has .ill of  tne dcsiraule  ' equalities   of   wood   and   others   which  j the natural product does not [lossess,  The bas.c material���������the long fibre  straw board���������costs'" practically nothing, and tne supply is unlimited. Tne  process of converting it 'into artificial  luinuer is, as has been said, a simple  one and the cost of thc product is  therefore small.  The utility of the artificial lumber  has already been demonstrated in  ruany duierenl ways. In .the first  place the material is fire-proof, is a  uon-conductor of heat and cold, and  being .air-tight, neither warps uor  splits.  ITS   ADVANTAGES  IN    CONSTRUC  TION.  Employed as atop flooring (and as a  ceiling,  a room  so constructed is not  only fire-proof, but is free from cracks,  w.trmj in winter and cold in summer,  ] il.ial cannot penotrato it, neither can  1 cold.  I    The material  deadens all reverberation.   It  gives  back no echo. In public halls  where it has  been  used  the  ���������acoustic advantages  have beeu multi-  I pl.ed  three fold. '  ; It has been found by builders that  the employment of artificial lumber  in the wall construction of office buildings and dwellings obviates the use  of lath, and plaster. Boards of the material are xvinned directly to the stud-  dingY: '������������������'.������������������    ' ' '   .'���������''���������  This not only permits of a saving  in labor and material, and also economizes in space, but.makes a compact  wall that, is considerably .stronger arid  more durable than if made of ordinary'material.     '���������      , Y .,"-.'  As" a building material artificial  lumber has oven more uses than natural wood, because of .its many peeu-,  liar qualities and its cheapness. But  in other fields of commerce its uses are  even  more  numerous. ,  The material is made in such relief  designs'and colorings as the builder  may desire for walls and ceilings, and  at a cost of from one-thi.rd to one-  half ot other decorative materials. The reliefs in artificial  lumber are also much Sharper in outline, as the colors are laid on beforo  the   embossing   is   done.  In durability artificial lumber, rivals mahogany andoak,'and is equally  susceptible of beautiful finish.' The  process ot manufacture permits its being made in exact imitation, of all tha  finer ornamental woods, also of marble   and  of  onyx.  In addition to its being available m  thei making of all kinds of furniture,  it is used in tho manufacture of piano  cases, of embossed panels, and medallions, for advertising purposes, for picture frames, blackboards, store fixtures of all kinds and packing boxes.  In fact it is available tor every use  that  wood  is emjMbyed.  In the interior, finishing-of exptinsivo  railroad' cars it has been employed to,,  great   advantage.      :  HE WAS VERY PIOUS.  Mr. Commons! ock���������T sent a Bibl* to  my boy at college- and requested h:m  to'rend the chapters which I' had  marked. Then in each of those chapters  I placed  a five-dollar  bill.  Mr. Famtlymann ��������� Ah I a . good  scheme! Do you think he road  I horn?  Mr. Commons! ock���������I guess so for  he's itist mailed me tho Bible, asking:.  that'I mark some moro chapters and  return' as soon as possible.  HE OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN ONE.  A Scotchman was asserting (hat all  the great poets were of his, via (ion. ���������  Well but, said, ono, how, about Shakespeare ? You can't say he was a S-oU-li-  man ?" To which the orator rep:.i d :  His talents would, justify'..th* supposition.  S������  sSti  E*-1  "Ss^  t  '(v..fVi t  Ji"  ������������������"Iii   \*  f Ml    T t mm.t    U    . I 'fc -  '������     ' '"I    ������ '.   II1.4,      *"       *���������"      "���������������������������������������������  A  r'V.,      '      'l*���������.J      *.���������7\V-.        .Tn    '-I'  - ���������  :  -���������   ,.i -. ��������� ������ -   '-.  . *!,��������� ,>> i  THE MINING; REyiE^SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1900.  liters  Bill; GREEN   AND   THE  :   Y^   Y ;'7>Y.     ,7 ���������: TROUBLE.   ��������� " i/':  7 ,'���������'���������������������������������������������     ��������� ,7 7 ,:.'    ���������   r, 'V y ,.,.,'   .7 ' ��������� ���������  "F. S. Hussy, Superintendent 'Provincial  i: Police, Victoria, B.C., Y Y Y ",.     7 ..,',.'  . ,  Oh behalf of the Payne Consolidated  7. .Mining Company'I demand.ample and  , immediate   police   protection  for life  and property.. /About midnight oh the  '-14t.il, a mob of about 20 men enmo to,  "the Payne tramway to prevent miners,  ,7 ���������'���������'���������:. who had just arrived,   from  going, to."  ���������; .��������� work nt the. Payne mine. , The Socrc-  .7   'tary of theSaiidon Miners' Union, wbo  ..���������;i  was.lhe.chiel'spokesiiiaii', said threat-1  77 ingly,   among   other   things,   "JlYyou  7 waiiitriirt}'warfare we will giveiyou all  you want.":   The .tbreatoningi attitude  ;.;''  andthe violence'of... the Jaiigung'e used  ;.   on the .occasion   leads' me to believe  that .1 urn justified in appealing to you  Yi Yforproteotioh.      ,', ���������      ,     *���������������������������   ��������� .  .,. ���������  .',  7,   .ii,(Signed) 7   ���������;;;iC. H.,Hand. '    ].//  iMr. Green replied .that   for   the" in-  7 formation!of the,.honorable gentleman,  ���������L���������^.���������wh6 had given them heroics over the  .,):..;��������� situation in the Sl.ocn.ii', lie would like  .7 i to state tl'ie'position, as' it;.,really, was  7   today.   There was no doubt that Sup'fc  ��������� i YHussy had: received. Bit oh a, telegram,  ..-".:!7������nd7 possibly others. . Why. were they  Yseiit ?.,'' Why were' special ipoiiccmen  -.-..   piit������������������iit the Payne mine 'within', ttio last  7 few  weeks ? .'Simply to stir up strife'  7 '��������� ���������' thatinever wasYin'isight in that portion.  '  -o.!Y tire country. . When any honorable  '���������'. ���������''gentleman stood'on -the lioor."bf the  ;7 YJIotise'and.isaid there was liable  to bo  '.;:.   bloodshed,  and other like-difficulties  7' 7,311 the Slocan, lie could only reply that'  ���������/ that honorable gentleman did not know  i \ -whati he.wasi talking, about.   (Cheers.)'  , ,.If:Mr.iH.iind treated, his men properly.  :���������:. .ihe'inen -would'treat hi.ni properly.   If  ."ihere was any trouble it. would  arise,  '!'���������'.' Ynot. Ironi'the union,men  but from the  :: aliens brought into  the ''count ry. ���������'. Tne  ;'. : union., would -use moral suasion to pre-  ���������.'.'��������� "veiit these men  working,'.' but' it -was  ������������������' oniy'provocation ou the other side that  :.    wouhl1 cause trouble.  -There .was ino  7 .need for'alarm'.   The Attorney-General  'would take, all the steps necessary  to  ..protect'life, and property. "''There was  .no more necessity today for such spec:  than,there,  was lastcyear,   when  7 Cirponterlng.ls not  '���������an. iasyi trade. .The  .constant reaching: ,up  and 'down, tho lifting  and stooping over ai'o  all .severe' strains on  tho" kidneys. No  wonder a .carpenter  exclaimed,- ''recentiy,:  that ���������'��������� evory?>-ti-ms������?=h'o.-  iclrove a nail it seeme;]  n.s though he i was  piercing his own back.    Ho iises  .; imp>mfs: mm^m >. ruts- ���������  now.on.-t'io..ifh,st sigh of 'Baekacho. raid, ia  abio to,follow his trade,with: comfort .and  profit.'-','   ,���������-7-:'i Y -   ���������   . :.'���������'.     '.���������;,.-., ,   ������������������/''���������'"  "I'li(ivb li.'id. kidnoy and -urinary, troubles fo:  moro than llireo yeiii-s with suvo.ro'imin in tliesin.'t'*  of-in;,'-hai.-kaiiil in. t)oih sides. : Ic6uld not sloop  without,i;roiit difllculty, and I had severe nwii'iilfic  pain In'tic t! temples. Spe'uiK'tho advoi-ysemeiit of  'Doan's Kidnoy Pills, I KOtal)o.v. ..They have given  mo quick rolief, rcmovins tho. pain .Ivoui llm-biicl!,  and sides, und 'banishing the no.-.rnlgic pains 1'ioni-  my head. Tho-m-inavy difliculty is now-entirely.  Sroiio, I feel fresh und v-'j'orous in tiio inorniiisu;  and am mnch-sti-oncev in every-way sineo'taking  these pills." Ci/AnK.-rfK li.".Seeds,Curpontcr and  Builder. Trou'.o"]. Gut-'   ���������      '-"���������'.'���������  will be niade between union aiid noiir  union men. In so far ,as they fail in  getting a sufficient number of : men;lq>.  cally for tiieir'purpose on these lines,  they! wili import for the balanced If  Mr. Green does not consider those good  business lines, iii thei interest Of the  country, the public would like tohave  an explanation from : him of better  ones.!" :-Y;,- ���������,.���������',;��������� /yy ���������������������������"���������'/. - ���������'/���������'/.'--/].\'y  "MUST    CREEP - BEFORE'  ,'Y'" :-7:' YWALK.fYiY   -  THEY  lids  ',   .  ,spnie were sent to. the.Payne and -Yiiiir  :���������'������������������- iniiiesY.They-.i were, sent   to   protect  .���������property when, there never   was   anv,  danger to it.  ' '     7-  ��������� '*"  i   Our readers will understand the fore-  '.'   going are a telegram, re.id.by Mr. Eberts  in' the legislature ' the other,day, from  Mr. Hand, on tho situation in   tlie'Slo-  . ���������'���������;������������������,'.liiid Mr. Green's-reply thereto.  ",'���������'-"We,i,shall at any, and   all,' times  be  sorry to;say er do anything that.may  tend to lessen iMr., Green's influence in  ���������.:;.-,. the House or the   constituency ;   but  ;'-, justice to   Mr. Hand , and duty to the  =���������'    country.forbid us to allow his remarks  7. to pass unnoticed.   It may be (hat Mr.  ,.'���������'   Green felt arid believed at the lime as  '���������:.'  be spoke; but.surely the results, of (,he  ,'Jast.few daj-s will so change his .mind  ;��������� ..that he will yet endeavor to correct his  -���������mistakes. ��������� If there was nothing more  .th'an.tbe assembl}' of union men at the  7  the premises of the"Payne, where they  -,    iiiew.they were;iiot  wanted, and,the  language credited to Mr. Hagler in the  .. itelegram, it should, have  assured Mr.  Green  that the miners  were overstepping  what he alleges is their prerog'n-  ���������   i tive, "moral FUii'sion/'ivhicli called for  -public iiiterl'ereneo.      Mr. Green well  ..knows that;.the declaration of the secretary, of the miners union  "that, if-it  i was dirty warfare the owners  wanted,  ihey would give them: all  lhey wanted  . ���������  of it" meant more than tbe moral suasion, lie felt disposed to justify.  ; We repent that   that   circu'mstance  alone   wais   suflicient   to  justify. Mr,  Hand's telegram, but the evidence'at  the  police court,   tbe other day when  Hagler appeared  under arrest,  settled  ��������� tlie matter with all doubting minds, no  doubt including   Mr. Green.     It  was  there shown   that  he   used language,  wholly unprovoked, towards Mr. Hand  nnd other members of tho mine owners'  nssociiitioii and their families, that no  one but the lowest bred men would use  to one another.   The public will rcacl-  ���������*ily admit that 99 out of any 100 of other  -men would have struck him for it, and  Ms both sides had arms a conflict would  ���������'.���������have ..followed   that   would   certainly  Yhnve ended  111 bloodshed.    In short, it  was only owing to Mr. Hand's co'olne'cs  iuid presence of mind that murder was  ' '''averted.   Does that show or does it not  that police protection was called for ?  In fact the man must be indeed very  credulous who will conclude that  Mr.  ' Green was really in tamest iu what lie  1 said himself when he imputes  that if  there is strife at .any time it will come  from   the owners.'   Will  the  owners,  when   hiring   outsiders    or   bringing  ���������them in, send for tlie minors' union to  contest   their right,   to   do  so?     One  would think from' Mr. Green's remarks  thoy will, and that as ii consequence of  .the meeting of the two elements strife J  will insue.   The most of people,,',,;h6\v-  ever, excepting Mr. Green, will believe  :thatYthe'owners.' in���������bringing in  nieii  will be as careful as possible not'to advise the union".in (I'clviuic'e iso tliat possible collisions may be avoided ; an.d.if  at any time they do, occur it ..will be  because   of  visits YfrqrhY union, men  .where their presence is. not solicited,  i   Mr. Gi-ecn-. says the union  will- use  "moral suasion" to i prevent. incoming  men from   going to  work.   Tl' he  believes: that'' Mr. Hagler.si language  on  the 14th,' as acknowledged by his   own,  witnesses    at  the   police   court,   \yns:  "moral stiasioii,?' alt we. have ito say, is  that bis judgment lias beorr hiaterially  altered since he became  a member of  iparlianient., 'We acknowledge, as Mr.  Green does, that'whatever troubledoes  arise it will, come; from the aliens, but  they: will, be aliens of   the union, like  Mr. liagler, 7and .not from   now. men  who  will ^yant   to go peaceably   ancl  quietly ito their. wnpioymentY     ", -;  The reflection on   Mr. Hand's  treatment   of   his'men   is, altogether" unworthy of -Mr. Green,  so much so  that  we are sine he   would not..liave used  tlie language he did if he  knew what  he was talking about..' During the last  few months  the.Payne lias spent ������12,-  000 in  fitting up a.-c'omuiodations  for  the men, . and   those who know   Mr..  Hand best,, excepting m.en Of Hnglcr's'  class, have nothing, but commendation  for his. course throughout.   In the face  of strong opposition in  the :minc owners' association,'., he''was 'instrumental  in   bringing   about   the   negotiations  with the union that  have taken.place,  and   only   abandoned  the  hope of  a  settlement  that way when he saw  in  the correspondence of the latter, a? tho.  public saw, that good i'aiUi  was never  intended.  If Mr. Green wants  to learn  further  as to which side   was the aggressor in  the trouble to which itho telegram referred, sill, he wili.have  to do is to'attend the next assi/.e^coiirt in Nelsdii; at  which' Mr. I'laghr's ease, will be tried.  Tn dismissing the subject  there are a  few facts   to-which wo desire  to  call  Mr. Green's attention, aud a knowledge  of these may-be of some service to. him  in.this connection in the;future; and at  the same time not without  a lesson to  the miners,  ancl. they  are these : That  the mines'in the Slocan will be worked,  and   that without any further conferences with the union ; that good wages  will be paid to  good men,   and  lower  rates  to men not so expert;   that the  owners will retain  the management in  their own hands, and not transfer it to  thc unions, nnd that no discrimination  Our neighbor moralises, on.the situ-  'itt-ion thus,:       7 '���������  7 "The -laws of this'country encourage  thct organization of capital 'for almost  any ipur'pose the iapplica 11 ts desire. The  laws of t.his.couiitry: also, tolerate" the  organ iza tion of labor. ��������� Th e on e li as j or  'should.liave.'the saiiie privilcges asithe  other, i If the men''representing'.capital  refuse to pay,certain wages, they have  a perfect right to do so,'��������� under;.' present  conditions ,\but if the protective organ--  izatidti on,:the, other, hand:.refuses;to  accept.'.certain' monies for their only  marketable; commodity���������labor, they,  too, have a certain.right to: do so."      .���������  . With the print.tbus'l'ar' nofair.mau  'will disagree, but it next says :,...,, i ',,'  .."'"Laborers .are forced to. organize ts  preserve their, riatitral. rights. YBeihg  clepri ved .of free access: to natural opportunities, and th iis rend ered depend-i  ent upon employers for'the 'means of  Iivelihopd,; they are compelled tel-unite  in eflbrts to keep themselves above the.  starvation point.Y In doing this tiiey  iare at'liberty to .adopt suclv.imeans as  they liiuli necessary andiefl'sctiye." i i  With the foregoing:- no, fair,man can,  agree.   In what  way is" anj' man���������". in  Canacla."cleprived-of: free access to nat-:  uraliopportunities"-and' thus irenclere'd-  "depencleiit'" on-any bbe.for"the means  of a liveliiiYod.".   The7country .is full:  'of iiistaiices of poor,'steadyiyoung, men  rising, to position and wealth by'-their  own unaidedic-'nergies,' and many hien  iii' the. world today:trying to raise.rows  with capital because it refuses to bleed  foritheir benefit, could be , in positions  of in'de'p.endenpe.-if.in their earlier.davs,  even   in'; -manual labor,- they bad -bb-  served thrifty h.ibits.i' Has capital any  right, to make up to these people,'what  by carelessness, or worse'-'.habits, they  allowed to passover.tbeir shoulders "?   ���������  ,'  ,In the first paragraph  our neighbor  places/ cifpital and labor!-in their true  positions/but there its true comparison ends..  "If capital," it says, "refuses  ;to pay certain wages it has a,'.perfect  night to do so, and if labor refuses to  accept those  offers,.- it  has a   certain  right to do so."   But,.what then?  Look  at. the situation Yin tbe Slocaii'today.  Capital, finding it cannot accede to the  demand .i^of local -labor, arranges iwith  men in other parts, even of Canada, on  wages it  can pay,, and bring'sthem iii.  Then follow every artifice .known eveu'  to rowdyism,'  as .iwas  shown'-: iii.the'  police courts, to drive tliese men away,  and force cupitafYto comply  with  the  demand ol'local labor,'1--whether it can  do it profitably or.not.   .. ���������������������������;.'  Ontlie other hand' does local capital  employ any effort to prevent this local  labor from ..going, elsewhere and better-,  ing itself? Does it try to prevent these  men from leaving the!camp? Docs it  send emissaries into other.camps and  out to' other mines to prevent- these  men from getting better wages? If it  does, it equals the miners in action ;  but until it does the comparison' is in  no respects fair or right. As tbe print  says in the first extraot,"the one should  have the same privileges as thc other."  Perhaps it has, but it does not resort to  the same indefensible means of indulging them. ,..'', ���������','  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  To   'suffer  .with  skin disease than'  it is for>a. man,  for a smooth, skin,  aiid'aiclear complexion1  are   essential: elements  of female beauty.  When , the ': taint ���������  ������f, scrofula is in'  .!��������� $hei blood: it will -  "be;sure-,;to show,  itself -sooii   or.  late.     Often: its  manifestations  are as  repulsive'.. ns they are painful.^  Many people' have- been cured of. scrpf- ���������'  .nla in its-most malignant forms byithe  use  of   Dr.: Pierce's   Golden' Medical  Discovery.:; This remedy is .remarkable!  ! for.its* powerYto/'purify- the,,blobcb'   It  absolutely eliminates the corruptingeie-  ��������� rnents. "It: makes the blood,clean and  rich.     It   increases   the  action of  the  blopd-niakihg glands, -and ������������������'so 'increase's  ,the quantity':of pure: blood:!supplied to  ���������.the-'.pody."-.'.'..- /yy/y- "���������!;"���������'���������,-���������';', -,-,������������������*',''',,'-t:  .-,-������-I .will forever thank you for advising mc to  ;take Dr; Pierce's Golden'; Medical Discovery"  ���������writes Jlrs. Jas. Murphy, of Kduda.iPocahoiifas  Co., .Iowa..."It has cured me of chronic scrofula"''  .:of-twelve years' standing., I had doctored for  ���������the trouble until I was completely discouraged  I also had chroiiic di.-irrhea for twelve years    i  am iu good health now- better thairl ever was:  ln-niy life, owing- to-Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery,    I took . several: bottles of the  'Discovery'before I stopped." '  ' ,   ,"���������  Dr.. Pierce's Medical Adviser, a work  for every.womaiijiis sent free, 'on receipt  of .31 one-cent1' stamps (to,:-pay! cost 7of  customs ancl mailing'Snfy),, for paper  edition'.Y.Cloth-boiuid, 50 stamps.', Address Dr; K.. V: Pierce, Buffalo,; N. Y.  SANDONYB.C.;  ���������^^fe*?'  CURES COUGHS TiND GOLDS,  :, Mrs. Alonzo H..Thurher,YProeporti N.S.,  says:, "I had.a severe attack of G-ripp*  and. (ibad coiigh, with groat difiiciilty in  hreathing; After taking two bottles 01  Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup I'wasicom.  pletelycured."       '���������'!,''   :  SiSSpSsr^f'  Work: while yoii Asleep without  aigrip  or. gripe,Ycuring7 Sick  Headache, iYDyispepsia'aiid  COnstipatibn,: and   make  you'  feel better*: in therriorning. 7  ���������*?&> -*i& <ss>^ <ssx^  ; The machinery isitbe best to be hnd'in the country���������  the workmen are air experienced,���������so that nothing but  tbe best work is turned out. ���������'<���������' '-.'. -; x -'," 77,  Orders,from a distance soiicitetl.; ���������'-.-'  ��������� Goods sent iii by express or otherwise.have imiiiediate  attention and are promptly returned,     ...      ������������������.       ...  .LI������TT  ���������'7   ' 7: ���������';������������������������������������ CONTKACTORS v  >      ���������;';::;.    A^D BuiLDEES. /.  Factory opposite the 0. P..It. freight shed.  * Plans and Estimates  ���������Furhished'ori all ',.7  Classes of 'Building..:,';  P.O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames ami. Mouldings On band or to order  i   oil short notice.!  7 :  -i'  has taught.us how to make the  best Emulsion in the world;  Experience has proved that  this Emulsion is worthy of  entire confidence. There  are many imitations of  and all kindslof substitutes for it;,  but none equal it. If your doctor  recommends you to take Cod-Liver  Oil, or you know yourself that you  need it, get SCOTTS EMULSION;  it is the best .Cod-Liver Oil in the  best form.'  If we had 3-our address wewould send  you a sample and a pamphlet telling  more about it.   ,  ��������������������������� 5������c "id 5i.oo, all druggists,  SCOTT & BOWNE, -. "     Toronto.  The B. 0. govern in ent   last   session  thought they were doing a great thing  in rushing through   a lot of acts in a  short time.   Tho object was show, and  now .the consequences of'the foolishness arc following.   Tbe: minister of  of justice says the Japanese Exclusion  Act  is bad and must   bo disallowed;  eight railway acts share the same fate.;  the alien exclusion act be characterises  as so   much foolishness,  and must go  over board ; and he says the master and  servants'act is npt good law, intimating that it can be upset in the courts'.  Like the   eight-hour  act it  was  conceived,   though very .damaging to tbe  growth of the country, for  the purpose  of catching   votes only.   It prohibits  the importation of labor  employed in  in tlie other provinces, and is designed  as a Chinese wall .around the labor element of this province,   tO'allow  it to  charge what it likes and leave tbe ptib-  Ifc pbweiless.    As  wo have  time and  again  said, tbe only genuine help for  labor is  to develop   the country, creating a demand for labor in excess ofthe  supply, and  the best wages consistent  with the conditions are sure to follow.  Dealers in Hough and Dressed Lumber,  '-���������;' ; ,     .   c' " ;-, ������������������ ���������".'.. . ���������    . '  7.  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  .'.,.   7-   CALL AKD'GET PYRICES.//��������� ���������'   - ..    7    '; '  ,i     : SANDON", B. C.  wym>t*fc>������*Mm������aiTii-Ti"*v nnnni r^**"���������*1" 'ft  I m Goons Dry Goods!  We have just received a lnrge shipment from tbe east.   ,  "'���������' '  KEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.       '"  NEW FLANNELETTES.     JEW EIDERDOWN..  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health.'Brand) Underwear.  We also carry a full line of Carpets, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  .  Curtains and Window -Shades.  ���������I.  I  I  I  I  I  I  YEAR.  iiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiiiiiiiuniMiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHMiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  (if  'tl  "���������..SI*      ������  "r '  1.     ��������� k-   H  J*-.-' V-'.".  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3,  1900.  Labor Trouble Talk.  What- surprises one most, in this  labor trouble, is that tho newspapers  that, say the mines ought to pay thc  men $3.50 a day because they are able  to do it, have not several "prices for  their advertising and job work, making  the wealthy people pay/high rales he-  cause they are able to do it. If the  rule is good in mining it, ought to be  equally good in printing. "  ��������� ,  When the owners can get whatever  ore they want out of the hills and  .whatever prices they want for it; when  * the merchant a can prevent anyone  from buying a dollar's worth of goods  outside and get what thoy want for  their goods at home regardless of quality, thc men should get whatever wages  they ask regardless of their capability.  The full demands of the ono have as  good a right to bp. satisfied as those of  the other. If there must, be a con traction of the demands of tho one���������a  compromise so to speak���������it must be a  general one. The earth is too small to  allow any one section of tbe community to have tilings all their own way.  PALE PEOPLE   Kas,������ M S]oca]1 Mni  Have their blood, enriched, their  .heart strengthened and their  cheeks rosy by using* Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  Insufficient quantity or poor quality' of  the blood is ono of the evil results that  usually follow any derangement of tha  hoart.  If the heart becomes weakened in any  way it cannot pump tho blood to the lungs  as it should, thure to bo puri/ied aud .���������impregnated with tho life-giving oxygen.  ~ As a   result the  blood  deteriorates  TlflE  C/IR&.  Trains run on Paciiio Standard Time.  Going West.  Daily.       Going iftasl.  Kaslo      Arrive S.53 p.m.  3.20     ���������'  CHURCH NOTICES.'  Methodist, Rev. A.M. Sanford, B.A.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at  11   a.m.   and 7.30 p. m.  PitraKYTEnrAX, St.. Andrews.���������Rev. J.  Ferguson pastor ; service at 7:30 d.ih.  A NIGHT OF' TERI1011.  r  "Awful anxiety was felt for the widow  ofthe brave General Burnham of Maeli-  ias, Me., when the doctors said she oould  not live till morning," writes Mrs. S if.  Lincoln, who attended her that fearful  night. "All thought sho soon must die  from Pneumonia, but she bogged for Dr.  King's new discovery, sayingthafc it had  more than once saved her life, and had  cured her of Consumption. After threo  small do-jCh she slept easily all night, and  and it1-, lurthor u������e coiupetely cured her."  This marvelous medicine is guaranteed  to cure all throat, Chest and Lung  Diseases. On'y 50c. and $1.90. Trial  bottle free ,n, McQueen's Drug Stoi;e.  / ; iv'-si*- \ 1 ana waxen, the lips  bloodless, tliohands  and feot cold.  There is weakness, tiredness,  shortness of breath and palpitation. Wli'on  thoso suffering- from thin or watery blood  start Inking Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills thoy are assured of a cure. Every  dose acts on the heart itself, causing it  to beat strong, steady ancl regular.  Every dose, too, introduces into the  blood 1lio.se vital elomonts nocessary to  inako it rieh anil red.  _ Soon tho palo cheek takes on tho rosy  lino of health, Hiore is strength instead of  weakness*, energy and activity tako the  piaeo oh' liicdiicss and lassitude.  Mi^s M.' Skullion, 50 Turner Street,  Ollfiwa, Onl., says: "I was greatly  troubled with my heart, together with  extreme nervousness for many years.  Tlii'ie complaints brought about "great  wakn&ss and feeling of tiredness. My  '���������bod was of poor quality, so much so that!  lae a nip p.'i'o and languid. Milburn's  Hi'iuG an i ."ervo "Pill.* cured mo aftor all,  kNo failed. Tliuy liuilt up my system,  enriched iny, blood, strengthened iny  norvos and restored me 1o health."  Leave 8.00 a.m.  ������      S-i!H .','       f-O'-lb Folic  ..to " Sponlos ������������������ ���������'.",-, ��������� "  ���������        ������������������i'.' !      "Whitewater ' 2.1(1    "  ,������",'���������-: ������<'ar Lake ". ���������>.),)    ������  S*.V= -McGuiBi.ii '���������* ..  a    i    ���������,?;.,  ..   Co<ly ���������I" notion   "      l.ti't    ������  ArrlvcIO.-K)   " Sinulon      Leave 1.13    "  COUVHItANUjr.  Lenvo 11.011 a.in.      Sandon    Arrive II. 10 a.m.  11-l.J Cody n.23   "  Or.O. P. COPI3LAND,  Superintendent.  Kor cheap Hailmad and Ptonmsliln Tickets  A^xz'0"rla,,u amy io s* ^'���������-'^:  ^iHHHH^ <$* * ���������*��������� ������*������ * ������$? <$&$&&  Northern Pacific Ry.  THE  FAST LINE  TO ALL POINTS.  The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  ' Park 18 safest, and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  Elegant Dining (Jars,  Modern Day Conches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars.  SM������ZS<lCl%Xt.0ttUpl0at* "* f,le United  ' S.l,';v"11sh'Pt'';,lf,>,''h->allparfsof tbe  world.  llekets  to Oliiniiand Japan via Tiicom  and Northern l'acitie Steamship Co. 1',com"  Jniinsdepurt from Spokane :  No. 1, West at;!. 10 p. >n.,dailv.  l^o. 2. KaM at 7.8D p. m., daily.  m,i   i  ",10'*"'"t.'on.   time  cards  ,n:,,)s  nml  tickets apply to agents ol tlioS. |.\ .iv;       "  V. 11. fUIJIlS, Oen. Agent, Kpokune,'Wisli.  A.p. Cm Itl/rON, As-t.Gen. Pii-s. Agent.  2,(J Morrison St., Co    3rd. I'ortliuul, Ore.  *  *  *  *  *  *  i?  Invitation Cards, Announcement      ^  Cards, At-llome Cards, and ������������������  Visiting Cards, in up-to-date styles.  &  4������>  NOTHING LIKE IT.  You should remember that no other  medicine is like Shiloh's Consumption  Cure in any respect. If other remedies  have failed to relieve your cough or  cold, that is nil the more reason why  you should try Shiloh's. Always sold  under a positive gunrautee. If "It does  help you, the druggist must give you  hack your money. ^5 cts, oO cts. and  $1.00 a bottle. Sold Tit McQueen's Drug  Store.  For  Cr|������!������ The bestanti-rheumatig  plaster made  <yMpV f &V"H PI A" Vt i" II) El^SLED  i.TIN B0>: PRICE .i i !.*-.L30 IN] Y/jRD I  ? (AMI'!^"- R0LS PRIf.fr 5100  Ay)HUW|CTU=eR5 MONTREAL.^  L���������  RHEUMATISM CURED.  Those suffering Irom rheumatisms,  sciatica or lumbago will find a positive  cure in Milburn's llhcmiiatiu Pills.  They're guaranteed to help you. or  your money hack.    Price oOc.  M. L. Grimmett, ll. b.  Baiuustioii,    Solicitok,    Notary  Puplic, Etc.  Sandon,     B. C.  A PEW INTEREST*���������  F/KT5.  When people are contenipliitlng :l n-,,,  wliolhProii.businessor pica-uue, Miev naliir-  ally want the best service obtainable so iinas  speed, com lort and safety is concerned. 70m-  ploveesoflhe MMsconsin Central Lines are  paid to serve llie public, and  onr trains arc  operated so as to make close connect ions witli  diverging lines m all junction points.  th'S'K00 i5,ce,",,S Md C!"'l"-'C-*������ on  Joining C'arsorvice excelled.   "Alenls served  Jn order to obtain this lirst-class service  ask tlie ticket agent to sell you a ticket  over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  and vou will make direct  connections at Pt.  Paul for ( liieago.inhvaukee and all  points  l.'or any  luilber Information  call on  iinv  ticket agent, or correspond with  Jar. Poni>, or .Jas. .a. Clock,  Gen. Pas , Agent,       General Agent.  ���������Milwaukee, Wis. 210 Stark St.,  ���������   Portland, Or.  ^  ^  ������g������   ;������������������������������������ ��������� - ������������������>"������.<h ,,.,., ,.,. ,.,.,  All the different grades of Note  Papers.    Some of the best was  manufactured in England.  A large assortment of Pens of the  best makes.  Stephen's Writing and'Copying     '  Inks.    Other lines of Ink in large  or sma)l bottles carried in stock.    '  .4*  4  ^2>  ���������i. "..���������I.'.,,.,,. >>���������������....������������������,,,,.,���������,.,,,,  COM.PANY.  Operating Kaslo & Slocan Pnilwav  InterniUioiial Navigation & Trad. Co.  A MiONSTlKR DEVIL FISTI.  Destroying its victim, is a type of constipation. Tho power of this murderous  malady is felt on organs und nerves and  muscles and brain. There's no -health  till it's overcome. But Dr. King's New  Life Pills are a sale und certain cure.  .Best in the world for stomach, liver,  kidney and bowols. Only 25c. at 31c-  Queen'a Drug Store.  CERTIFICATE G!  IMPROVEMENTS.  XOTJT'1.;.  Fern- No. 2 -Mineiul (Jl.'iim, situate in tlie  yiocau Mining liivis-nn o! V>'est K'oote-  nay uKtrict. Wln.io locited: Wilson  eicck.  Take notice that 1, IVilMam A. !inner, act-  Viig :ia nRi-iil, lor Slocan Lake M.iiiin<; Coin-  Bain. Limited. Kiee "Minei's Tei lifiento Xo.  JS 17()>j, intend, sixty day.~ from iho date  uorcol. loapplyto the "Mining Uecoidei-lura  1 ertltlenteol [iiiprovements, lor Ihe purivi^e  oi obtaining a Crown Grant on (lie above  claim.  And lurther Inko notice that action, '".��������� dor  Secllon ;!7, iniM be coininencod heloieilic  ������<.n:ii](.-ool'siicli C'ertit!c:iteol*tinpi-ovenienls.  i)ateu thislSlli day.of .fannary, lf)00.    .  \V1LLTAJI A. J3AUKK, P. L. S.  GOOD 1IB UR  A first-class salesman wanted to represent us in .Sandon. 13. C., and vicinity for  for the siilo of hardy fruit trees, ornamental trees and shrubs.  Over tiOO acres under cultivation. We  grow varieties of stock especially adapted  to B. C: all stock accompanied by government certificate of inspection, and  guaranteed lrce from blemish of any kind  AVrite for terms to the PELriAJI  NUIWERy CO., Toronto, Ont.  N. Ii���������"\\'������ have other territories not  covered.    Applications solicited.  Schedule of Tunc  I'acifie Standard Time  'k.M.i^.M,, ���������,.,<,,',,.,,/.>,.,.,< ,,������,,,..,,,.,.,, ,,M.,S.M.,������,.,,.,"  if  SANDON, B. C.  jtfl^pop^ 4, jf, jp Jp jp jp ^4,4,4,4,^  NOTICK..  2Je]ianoc", Gentle Annie, Bessie. Anchor, Century Fraction und Klagiiar Kraction Mineral Claims situate ln lho Slocan Mlniii"'  division of -\Vo������t. Kootenay district!  AV here located: About three-quarters of  u 1111lbi10rl.il orlJc.tr'Lake. ���������  Take notice thiUr.W.S.nrewr.v.l.'reeMinei-'s  . u.ertitlcate No. H 13S6S, intend,siNtvdjivs Irom  the date hereof,, to apply to the Jllnin.r  "Kecorder lor Certificates of Improvfem'onts,  for the purposeofobUining a Crown Grunt  of encli of tlie above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  ejection .17, must be commenced before the  Issimnreoisueli C'eniikNite oi improvements,  .llated tills IJ til day of .lanuary, 111110.  "W..S, liRKWltV.  j^aCook-'s Cotton Boot Cempouad  fl^!^,���������1������jTCOi!.sstul-"r used monthly by over  <,MS. ^10,000Ladies. Safe,effectual. Ladiosask  - ^^,,7?"*" arucgist for Cook's Cotlon Root Compound, liuie no other, 11s all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangorons. Trioe, No 1, SI per  J"0- j,No- ?,. J? degi ees stronger, ?8 per box. No.  lor 2, mailed on receipt of price and two li-conl;  sSi42Ji?- Tho f3001} Company Windsor, Ont.  IE!ir*Nos. J und 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists iu Canada.  Sold in Sandon by tbe McQueen Co.  mid F.J. Donaldson, Druggists.  50   YEARS'    !  XPERIENCE y  AND S0O LINE.  SINGLE FARE'RETURN  ,Y  TO THE GRAND '  *^������ yii  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  Passenger train for Sandon and u-av  stations leaves Kaslo nl.S ;i m; Dailv, return-  ins;, leaves Sandon al i.ij p m. arrivinir at  3.01 pm. "  Internntional "Navlcalion it Trading Co  Opuratinson ICooteiiny hake and Kiver.  SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves Kaslo Tor XcNcm atfia 111. dailv except Stindii.i; rclurn 1 nj;. leaves XeKon nt -1 ijn  p 111. calling at Balfour. 1'ilot Ray. Ainswortli  iindall way points, f'onnects wilh Rle.uner  Alberlnto and irom   Bonner's l.Vny, Idalio-  Kiv^lile^in't:"1  t0 "nCl ir������m Sll6kn������e  u������  SS. ALBE  _ Leaves Xels.m for Bonner's Ferrv, Tues-  (i.tvs and Saturdays .-it 7 a m, coiineetintt  wilh steamer international from ICnslo iu  Pilot Bay; retm-ninsr, leave- Bonner's Ferrv at  S a in, Wedne-.biys, and Sundays, co-i-  ncetintr with Steamer Internntional for  Kaslo, Lardo and Arsenta. Direct .-oimec-  t'ons made.'it, Bonner's Kerrv with the Greet  "NTorlhern ilsiilwiiy for.tr points east and west.  IjAn.ui������-r>BNC.vv lltvrsiox,���������Sieanier Int-r-  i.alional leaves lC:islo for Lardo and Aiirenla  ats.-H p in, \\'ednesdays nn.l l."ridavs.  Ste.tmer Alben.t leaves JC.islo for Lardo and  Armenia at S p m.Snndnvs.  stetnii'i-scnil at pi-lneip-il landlmrs in both  iIlreelIoiis,;ind:it other poinls.when ���������.i-'nalled  _TjcbotK sold to all points in Canada and tho  United States.  To ascertain rates and full information!  address  '"';    ROBK.RT IRVING. -Manager, Kaslo.  28 HWD DEER SKIN:  SHIP ALL SUCH GOODS TO THE PIONEER HOUSE,  McMILLAN"   FT1R   AND    WOOL    00.  EXPORTERS   AND    IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave, North, -Minneapolis, Minn.  figrVTRITE FOR OUIl CIRCULAR AND SEE THE PRICES WE PA\^-������g  ^���������:.r;.-G^'^?&.������������.^'i^  ||     WHEN IN NEED OF A GOOD  iuit or ������vercoat  SPOKANE F/iLLS S NORTHERN  NELSON S FORT SHEPP^P  Ry.-  F NTAIN ..RJULWnr  The only All-rail route .-without change  of ears botwen Dfolson and   Ross-"  land and  Spokane and Rossland.  AKKIVE  jgj     Made in   the  latest  styles  and  finest goods,   with the  "-     best workmanship, try  O-EO. KAY, The Tailor.  I  k;    Opposite Hotel Sandon.!  jmiii!-i!i!iii'iii;iim'!ii.-i!imi]!i-!iii!iiiiiiimii;!iim  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyoao sending a skolcli tind tleacrlpilon may  quickly iiscortnln our opinion free -..-Iiol.lior nil  invention Is probnbly pnlciitnblc. tnrimiunloa-  tlonaat.netlycotilldonliiil. Iliindboolc on Patents  sonttree. Oldest iifrency for'seourini.'puteuts.  Pntonta takon tiirouirli Jlunir & Co. receive  special not<a; without clinmo, in tho  ."'. Hmttimi  Ahnndsomolv Illiiafrafod weekiv. T,nrecst cir-  culnllou of any sniontlHo journn). 'I'onns, ?:i a  yenr; four months, $1.  Sold by nil newsdealers.  HflliNN Sc Go.36'Broad^ New York  J3raueU OIIloo. 625 F St.. Wasblngton. D. C.  .ROSSLAND  Agents and '.Pursers^���������Reveistoke  and South, Fernie and West, sell tickets  Feby t2th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th;  limiting going jiortion to date of sale,  and return portion good to leave Rossland up to Feby iSth.  .   ...     J- <���������'��������� C'lH'SK, Agent, RiitKlon  ,,  y\\ I������. Andcrnoii.'l'riiv. Pass. Am., Nelson  I lu.J. Coylo, Asst. Gen. Puss.��������� Aal..,"Viinoouver  ...IS.?.*) p.m.  ..11.20 p.m.  ...3.10 p.m.  X.KAVR. DAILV  fi.L'O n.m Nelson..  12.l)-> (i,m.... Rosslnnd..  8.80 n.m Spoknna..-.   Tho (rain Mint loaves Xulson at 0.20 n m.  innkes -close, connections ut, Spokmio, with  iruins for all  r^qpi?:.co^5T;"points. I  Pnsnr-1-isr-ora for Kettle River nnd Boiiiid-  ;  nry Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily. -  C.G.Dixon, G. P.TYA.      ;  G.T.Tackfibury, Gen. Agent, Nelson."  BUSINESS MEN  Sffeffi-  .' M'ho buy small a quantity of writing paper and envelopes at a time  lose money. Figure up your cost of writing 'material for. the  past year, and try a 500 or iooo, printed order���������then you will  save money���������besides having neat I advertisements on your own  stationery, which will help your business;.     The Mining Review .  SuiwiKiKi '"���������wiiii'i.-ii'ini'i.-iiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiinimiiHiro^  aTLASm STEMSHIP tickets KEftilQT   CO^L -ALWAYS' 01 HAND.  To and from European points ,via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for sailino dates, rates and full information to any O. P. P.. agent or  J. C. CRUSE, Agent, Sandon.  VV. P. F. Cunnuings, Gen. S. S. Agtent,  Winnipeg;,  ; PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.  '   E. A. CflilEROW, -V^nt  ,      for Sandon,  New Denver,  Silverton  TV-���������r --rPTrr**-  J  <���������,        - . *-  ���������   ������������������-<������.  few  Bl%llLLin*Vr  :?TJV?*I,Sr'*,  1iT T i-!IV.'  ������ 1 ~* h    -1 .���������*������������������ f .���������  .- * ',     ''n.'-fi-.w  ��������� '  ���������**   ���������>���������> %'*.      ���������*'    '    ''  ."V,'.!!*: -.������ ���������������?;  ME Of III  I do not know if my dear ' friend,  Jack Conyers, will pardon me for making use of q story which I had from  his lips some few weeks ago. But  then I liare'to plead as an excuse that  he ought not to ho so indiscreet as  to confide in a struggling journalist  w.ho is ever on the lookout for1 interesting "copy."  An introduction is necessary. Suffice it to say that Conyers, who is an  artist, had entered my diggings on the  day in question after having been absent on a sketching tour in the' south  of ireki.nd lor a little more than fifteen months. -Ho camo with the extraordinary announcement that he  was going lo be married to an Irish  gir,1,���������Kathleen O'NeiL by name. I became shockingly interested. My eager  quesliouing elicited the following  facts:���������  Hri had first come across Miss O'Neil  In the vicinity of Lismore, it appears.  Curiously enough, the cause of his  original interest in her was an expression of haunting sadnes3 which was  ever on her face ; nor had ho known  her long before he experienced an enthusiastic desire to havo a hand in  clearing the sadness away. But how  could he learn the cause ? By good  fortune he was permitted to hear the  story from her own lips, although she  had spoken to no man before about  It.  "My    father,"    she  said,       "is    insane."  ."Good heavens I"  He had never entertained that possibility.  No wonder tho poor girl was sorrowful.   But how had it happened?  "We lived until a year ago in-Dublin," she answered. "My father was  a merchant there. He had had a hard  struggle, but at last success came.  Not that his balance at the bank was  sufficient of itself ; but if he could sell  his premises and connection ho could  retire, which was what he desired, for  ho was growing old. Fortunately, a  purchaser was soon procured in an  Irish baronet, Sir Patrick O'Connoll  by name who wanted it for the purpose of establishing his younger sons  in business. An agreement was sign=.  ed. Sir Patrick could not pay cash  down, his money was tied up; but' he  would have sufficient free in six  mouths' time. He, however, proposed  to lodge wiLh my father as security in  the meantime, the lamiiy diamonds,  valued at ������00,000���������father, you must  understand, had an honorable name.  "The pity of what followed. It was  at the place of business, on aY certain  afternoon, that the jewels were handed over, and father, for one night only,  locked them in his eschitoire, intending next day lo take them ta the bank.  Alas I the self-same night the premises were burnt to the ground���������nothing-was rescued. The sudden shock  turned my father's brain. As for  moilier and I, Yafter we had paid to  the baronet money equivalent to the  value of his diamonds, which the insurance, banking account, etc, enabled  us to do, we had just sufficient left to  live in simplicity. So we came'down  to this quiet place. We are allowed!to  keep father, because the form of his  disease comes under the heading of  melancholia. He is not dangerous, but  he does not know    even mother   and  Suoh is a. brief outline of the sad  story.  Well, this life, thoy say, is made up  of curious chances. As Conyers was  nearing hi3 "diggings" afterward, who  should he run up against but his old  chum, Charley Man ton, who is confidential agent in the employment of  Gray & Helmsley of Lincoln's Inn  Fields.  "Hallo 1 What are you doing down  this way, Charley ?" shouted Conyers.  "Searching for a needle in a haystack, my boy. I want Daniel O'Neil,  supposed to bo residing in this quar-'  ter, formerly a merchant trading in  Dublin. 1 say, though, what makes  you look so excited 1"  Conyers took his arm and led him  to his "diggings," which were conveniently near.  "iNo\v, I know where to find Ml-.  Daniel O'Neil," he said. "But, first,  what do you want him for?"  "Well, that's cool. Supposing you  make a start by telling me why you  are so mightily interested in him?"  There are times when you can gain  a great deal by reposing confidence in  a man. Conyers felt that this was  one.   Therefore ho told all he knew.  "In an experience extending ovor  ten years," said Manton, "this is the  most extraordinary affair I have ever  come across."  Y Taking his brown brief bag, he open-  'ed it and extracted a flat, oblong lea-  , ther case. Raising the lid ho displayed, to Conyer's astonished eyes a collection of gems of the finest water.  Really, he confounded the latter whem  he remarked that they were the identical stories concerning which the  Btory had. f'rst beon  told.  "But    wherever in  the    world have  you got them from 1" cried Conyers.  ,   "Kindly give mo your attention and  I will  briefly relate to you an  interesting episodw.   News   to  you   is    the  fact that when O'Neil and Sir Patrick  were in the former's office arranging about the transfer of the stones  their conversation was overheard by  the cashier, one Jonathan Clark, who  happened to be behind an exceedingly thin partition. That night, by a  cunning device, he managed to be left  last in the office. What concerns us  is lhat he also managed to extract this  case from the escritoire. ��������� A train ran  at midnight to .Liverpool ��������� this he  took. Now, don'tyou see, the building  took fire, as in many cases, from some  cause unknown, after tho valuables  had bien stolen. Of course, Clark,  knowing nothing of ihis, but imagining justice to be hot on his heels, got  on a boat bound for Africa without delay. Hearken how retribution awaited him. He was stricken down wiLh a  fever. He was told that thero was no.  hope of recovery. Therefore ho sought  lo purchase peace in his dying moments by lostoring his ill-gotten  wealth to its owner. He had got rather friendly with a sailor during the  passage ; to him he inlrusted the case,  together with a confession of his  crime, bidding tho fellow swear by  the most solemn oaths lhat lips could  utter that'he would deliver them up  to Gray & Helmsley. O'Noil's solicitors. The fellow proved faithful���������that  is why1 1 nan hero to-day."  "What shall you do?"casked Conyers  eagerly.  "I don't know. If, as you say, Mr.  O'Neil is a lunatic, what will bo lhe  good of giving him the jewels? He  certainly will not' recognize^ them.  Can't you suggest something?"  "They do say that when a man/ has  been robbed of ^reason by a sudden  shock, a sudden shock will also restore it. Como, lot us test the truth  of that theory."  Manlon assented'eagerly, so together they proceeded to O'Neil's abode.  They were courteously received hy  Mrs. O'Neil and her daughter. 'Man-  ton told his story. The ladies wero  amazed, electrified.  "You inspire a hope undreamed of,"  cried Mrs. O'Neil.  Without another word she darted  upstairs to her husband, and was followed no less quickly by the others.  O'Neil was found silting in an armchair gazing into spaco. When, however, M.-mfon offered him the. jewel  case he took it readily enough. He  turned it over gravely, opened it, and  (hen, alas I looked at the jewels with  lack-lusler eyes. They- might have  been pebbles.  Mrs. O'Neil sank into a chair with  a piteous moan. H-id this momentary  brightness come here fto make heir  more miserable lhan ever? But heir  daughter had approached Conyers, nnd  was putting her hand upon his arm.  It gave him joy to think that in the  time of crisis sho turned to him.  "Can you do anything, Mr. Conyers?" she asked, earnestly.  "Yes. I have a plan. I will mesmerize your father, if you will letlme,"  he said, quietly.  For all hia endeavor he could not  prevent a tremor from creeping into  his voice. Mrs. O'Neil sprang from  her chair aghast; Manton stared at  htm with his mouth open. Conyers  had not time to think of them.  "It is a great risk,", be continued ;  "but is' not this a desperate case which  demands such.?"  "But How can you do what you say?"  asked Mrs. O'Neil.  "I studied it in Paris along with' art.'  I was very successful with expe.rlaments which I tried upon my fellow  .students."  "You certainly can't be successful  with Mr. O'Neil,'' protested Manton.  "His mind is deranged."  "All the better," explained Conyexs,  "his resisting power will he absent.  It is itnpossible. to mesmerize a man  against his Will. Mr. O'Neil's state  will be of considerable assistance to  me. The activity of the ganglion cells  of the brain, with which the functions  of consciousness are believed, to bei  specially associated, are almost inhibited in his case. You must know that  insanity is entirely due to the disorder' of the brain. However, let us  make preparations."    7  Conyers' plan was very, simple. Obtaining permission from Mrs. O'Neil,  he went into the adjoining bedroom,  and found there a writing desk containing drawers���������four in all. He placed the jewel case in the.bottom drawer,  closed it, then returned to his subject. He gazed straight into his eyes  for a few moments, and then commenced making passes with his hands  before his face, backward and forward.  O'Neil watched him with a kind of  grave curiosity for a little while, and  tlhen! he put his hands up to' his face  and rubbed his eyes. Suddenly he  winced slightly and straightened him-  .self in his chair. Ah ! What was that?  Gradually his eyes became intent on  Conyers' until he had lost the power  to draw them away. The pupils began  to dilate, then tho eyeballs to protrude, then the eyelids to droop. Respiration and circulation became considerably accelerated, until at length  perspiration set in and complete stupor soon followed- Whilo in this state  of coma the more powerful will could  do with him what it chose.  Conyers threw his head back in exultancy. But he had reckoned without his host. The tense feeling of  every faculty overstrained became almost   unbearable.   He  would not    be  laplured the jewel case. And , then  Conyers waked him. It took many  moments and all _watched with fearful  anxiousness.    What would happen ?  It was pleasant to seo what did happen. O'Neil snatched up the case, toro  it open,' laid hold of the jewels, and  ran across tho room to a far corner,  clasping them to his' breast and uttering littlo shrieks of joy. It was  piliful to behold! Not long, and Mrs.  O'Neil nnd Kathleen had darted to bis  side and were holding his hands and  murmuring soft words of comfort.  He looked into their eyes and recognized them, and groat tears stood in  his eyes. Then Conyers knew that he  had succeeded; but barely by the skin  of his teeth. A mist rose before his  eyes; he tottered to a couch ; ha lost  consciousness.  - He awoko to find Kathleen bending  over him with a wonderful look in her  eye1?. She was holding his hand, and  ���������Well,' the sequel is to happen in six  months' time.  KING   SOLOMON'S   MINES   FOUND?  Carl  IVtr-r-i Asserts That Ho round Oplilr  llliere    He    :.oohe������l   Tor   I������    lit   SoiiIIi  Allien.  I have this summer explored the  country between the Zambesi and the  Pungwo, in Portuguese East Africa  and Eastern Mashonaland. Before I  started from England I had acquired  geographical information which led mo  to believe that Fura was near the eastern entrance of the Lupata Gorge.  There I have found it. It is situated  on the banks of tho Muira River, about  fifteen miles south of the Zambesi, and  half-way between Sena and Tete. At  the, time of my discovery I had with  mo Mr. Puzy and two mining engineers, Messrs. Grainann and 'Napolski.  I should perhaps explain here that  Fura is the native corruption of the  word Afur, by which name tbe Arabs  of tho sixteenth century knew the  district of which I am speaking. Afur  is tho Sabaean or South Arabian form  of the Habre/w name Ohpir. 1 havo  ample proof lhat the 'Fura we discovered and explored 'this summer is tho  Ophir of the Old Testament. Afur or  Ophir in the Semitic language, means  mine. Fura in tno language of the  people who now inhabit the district  also means m'uic.  The naiives, who aro under the powerful chief, Macombe, call themselves  Makalanga,  which  moans  PEOPLE OF THE SUN.  Unliko any other Africans I' know,  they aro to th.a day, sun and fire  worshippers. They are quae unliko the  ord.nary African, and havo a distinct  Jewish type of face, and in my opinion  lhey aro a mixture of the Asiatic conquerors with the original inhabitants  of  the  country.  On arriving in the district, 1 soon  found that the natives had some idea  of the existence of the ancient Oi/hir.  In fact, they wash gold themselves after the rainy season, and after storing  it in quills,, do a fairly large trade in  it with Beira and Tete.  At first I had great difficulties with  these people. For five weeks they refused to sell mo food and performed  war dances,to frighten me. Macombe,  the chief, then sent his brother Sun-  tete to me, demanding what I meant by  entering   his   country.   By   this   timo,  HUM' THE   TRANSVAAL  STOKIES TOLD BY CORRESPONDENTS AT THE FRONT.  ilow the ICocr>> Trcatc.l tlie JH-liop <>r I*r������-  '     (orla ��������� Tmumy    Atkins   and    llu'.   Hair  ������'ro������vn ��������� .1    .Scr^eaul's    Opinion   ol   Hie  lioei-V    i'l<;lu|.i<;   ntuiillllc-i ��������� Hew - 1>U-  Transvaal  (Jovui-iitncul Taxed   (lie  liH-  lniuIci'H.  The bishop of Pretoria, Dr. Bous-  field, was summarily ordered from his  homo and from the Transvaal by Kru-  ger. lt was a fear trip for tho  aged prelate to inako from Pretoria to  Delagoa Bay in an open coal car. But  ho says ho had io get away somohow.  Ho continues: " No Uitlander is prir-  mitled to remain in the Transvaal  without a permit. -People found there  without permits are condemned to 2o  lashes and threo months' imprisonment. As the Uitlanders leave their  property is commandeered or stolen  by tho Boers. Tho savagery of the  Boer to-day is worso than it was before the war.broke out. It makes any  Christian man's blood boil when ho  reflects that theso wretches first rob  their victims und then actually apply tho lash to them because they aro  British, subjects."  WHY    BULLER'S    PLAN    WAS  CHANGED.  Gen. Buller went to South Africa  with fixed intention���������in which the British Government concurred���������of abandoning Ladysmith, leaving the B. .-ill  gaj-rison there to the mercy of 9  Boers, ho himself-marching in force t..-  reot upon Bloemfontein and Pretoria,  relieving Kimberley en route. Nobody  then believed that Ladysmith could  hold out beyond the, end of the year,  but Buller had not'been at tho ond ot'  the Cape many days before ho cabled  the British ministry announcing tho  change of policy, largely, no doubt,  because of the" bad effect upon'- tho  Cape Dutch and the natives of such  a Boor triumph as the surrender of  Ladysmith would appear to be. Thc  minislry replied in effect: " Sorry, but  do  as  you  think  host."  It was this general concentration of  Gen. Buller upon Natal, and not a mere  incident of the Tugela rivbr reverse,  that decided the cabinet to .send out  Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener to  direct the campaign as a whole from  Caipetotwn. '  DID NOT KNOW HER WITH WIIIS-  KEIIS. .  - Tho Natal Witness tolls a story of  haw the captain in a regiment in Natal, when paying his company the other week, cban.'ed to give a man a  Transvaal half crown, which, as one  would naturally expect, hours the image and superscription of President  Krugor. The man brought tho coin  back to the pay-table, and said it was  a bad half-crown. The officer Look the  coin, and without looking at it ranir  it on the tablo, and then remarked: "It  sounds all rigbi, Atkins; what's  wrong with it?" "You look at it, sir."'  w,as the reply. The captain glanced  at the coin, saying, " It's all right,  man ; it will pass in tho canteen.? This  apparently satisfied Atkins who walked off, making the remark: "If you  say it's a' right, sir, it's a' right; but  It's the first time I've seed the Queen  however, as I had succeeded in getting | w.i whiskers on.  food from oth.er.sources, Cuntete seem-; HOW BOER TRAPS  ed inclined to be friendly. I mado  friends with him, arid I have brought  him to England. Up to the present  his greatest surprise is that he has  not! B&en the sun. This chief subsequently gave me valuable information  ARE    PREPARED.  An  Afrikander  in the Paris  Matin,  writes:���������"Just you wait until after the  capitulation   of  Ladysmith   and  Kim-  ill  seo.  Until  regarding the position of tho ancient I berlcy,  and   then  you   w  ruins  and  workings, which   I at  once j the British adopt our way of fighting  investigated. Going to the spot indicat-j Lljev wiu ncver bo able to do anything  e<J, I^ound m0^���������}���������*���������*���������^^!*!. us, and w.e are firmly convinc-  edly Semitic type.   I discovered phallio,   =   ,,.,'        ���������,,,,.,,, ,        ,  emblems, which havo always .been con-| ed that they will be killed or captured  necled with the ancient Semitic sun to a man before forcing us back over  worship. Fura itself I found to pos-' our own border. They little know  sess a formation of quartzite slate and what January has in store for them,  diorite, between which gold reefs were We have no more fear of Robens or  running. Under the ruins I found d Kitchener than we havo of Buller or  largo alluvial tract, in which we dis- Methuen. Thoy only make two gen-  covered gold and.near it magnificent orals more. We shall.hasten to capture  quartz reefs. The ancient workings Ladysmith and Kimberley before they  which I found wero not only surface arrive, and ��������� then we shall have our  workings, but   there were also  shafts   hands free to deal with thein each in  ed on the ridges probably dja not mark  the real -position they occupied. Tho  heaviest fire cume from iho bed oi  the river. Our bombardment of tho  ridges was terrific, but -possibly it did  not inflict a proportionate Joss on tno  enemy. The coolness with which tha  enemy lay quiet under the tremendous firo was amazing. Thoy waited till  exactly the right moment, and their  defence is one of tho most notable of  modern times, for the skill, courage,  and judgment displayed. There was an  extraordinary contrast between the  Boers, who were almost invisible, and  Lhe British troops marching conspicuously across absolutely oj>en country.  HOW   THE    UITLANDERS    WERE  TAXED.,  Tho following statistics show to  what an extent th8 Uillandor "has  been taxed by the Transvaal Government:  Supposing his business was the importation into the Transvaal of any  of Lhe following articles, he would hava  to pay, first of all, a customs tariff  on beer of 73 cents per gallon; butter, $2.21 for every hundred pounds;  cheese, tho samo; coffee, 50 conts per  hundred pounds; gunpowder, 73 cents  per pound ; dynamite, ������14.58 per casoj  guns, ������2.45 for every ��������� barrel, with  81.21 1-2 .per hundred for cartridges;  'ironware, machinery, jewehlery, pre-,  ironware, machinery, jowelley, preserved meats, vegetables, and fresh  fruits wero charged an indiscriminate  7 1-2 per ceut. ad valorem duty; common soap ������1.12 1-2 per hundred pounds;  toilet soap, $2.43 for a similar quantity; ajyirits, when from neighboring,  states S1.4G per gallon, >but when from  outside South Africa, ������2.43, and, it  over proof,  ������4.8*5 per gallon.  THE B01"*R PONIES. '  The celebrated Boor ponies havo tho  blood of the Basuto pony in them,  and the Basuto pony is a pure brod  Scotchman. He is not even a half  caste. There wero ho horses or ponie3  in Basutoland until 1810, when a butcher ia Grahamsiowu nam=d Cawood  impo'rted from Scotljjid a number of  Shetland ponies. A lot of them were  lost and found their Wriy into B-isuio-  land, where they multiplied exceedingly. Thoy are now the pr.do of  BjsuLoland and everybody rides one in  that nativo state. You can buy one  there for fifty or seventy-five dollars.  They havo the same little feat and ���������  long mane and tail as their Shetland  ancestors, and even more of their sure-  footedness. Thoy carry their rider  down sleep mountain sides, along snoop  walks, by precip.ee edges, and always  walk close io the brink. It is a rat hor  nervous experience at first, hut the  Basuto pony never fails. Mounted ou  these the defeated Boer rides off before  our troor*s and is lost among theh'.lis,  only to turn up .to fight another day  Si Pn^ga both of which': "or .the Irtish scouts have passed,  ;e of trus worthy Euro- and to mass in force in spots that were  '!j  , ;. . ������������������ *��������� r,,,.    previously   unoccupied.   The  result   is  able to keep up long. He must bo  quick.  Accordingly he commanded O'Neil to  rise, who did,so. Step by step he led  him* to the writing desk. He had no  need to speak���������he had only to think,  and the subject obeyed; O'Neil dropped om bis knees beforo the writing  desk. He opened the first drawer, and  then'tho second; all was still in that  little room ; all four were bending over  him with eager, excited faces;  And now he) was opening the third  drawer, His nostrils were quiver'ng.  He hastily closed it;' then literally  dragged open the fourth drawer and  and roads  HEWN INTO THE ROCK  I have built a station'in this district,  and also ono  are   in   charge  ipeans. I intend next summer to further investigate the tracos of diamonds, coal, white mica and saltpetre  which  we found.  " My theory with regard Lo Ophir,"  said the doctor in conclusion, is this:  Tho ancient conquerors heard at tho  mouth of the Zambesi of rich alluvial  gold up river-and sailed up to the east-|  .. i '..     _e    l-u- ��������� T ...v.. t ..      " I,^.,������������/}<  turn as we did with Methuen and Buller. What the Boers do is to secretly and  rapidly change their positions  previously unoocupie  the British columns Inevitably walk  into the trap arid find themselves met  with a murderous fire whero thoy  thought  there  was nobody."''  A    BRITISH    SERGEANT    OF    THE  BOERS.  Sergeant    Saunderson,    with    Lord  OOM PAUL'S BERLIN FORBEARS.  According to n widely-credited legend, Pros.dent Krugcir's family originally came troin thu town oi; "Jleiirin,  in lIio province of Brandenburg. Soma  people have o,ven proiesbed to po.nt  out lho l-.ouse wherei his forefathers  "lived. As a matter of fact, the lound-  er oi lho family was real.y born in  Berlin. According to a woik jusl issued in Berlin and emuled "uui Kiu-  ger, aud Lho Origin of the South African Republic," ho traces his d(-scenc  lo James Krugor, son of Franz i\r\i~  ger and Elizabeth Krugor, me ilart-  wig.s, who was born in Berlin in J(>-"G.  This James Ki'ugor entwred the service ol the Dutch Bast India Company, and went out to Cape .Town in  1713. Later on he settled down at  Stellansbosch. He married Johanna  Kemp and by her had children, of  whom tlie youngest, Hendrik Krugeir,  was born on April 8, 1725. i This Iien-  drik had a .son, Gert Kruge.r,: who, on  Nov. 12, 1708, uiarriod Susanna Lacija  Boys and resided at Giaaf Reinrit.  There a son was born (o'him, Steph-  anus Johannes Krugor, who was tho  grandfather of tho Presidi.nl." Sleph-  anus Kruger (married Sophia ..Margaret ha Steenkamp on Jan. -8, 17.98. Of  hit, six children, Casper Jan Hendrik  Kruger was born in 18 4, H- married  Elsie. Francina Steyn of Billhook, near  Co'esberg, and settled down at Bul-  hoek. Here a son was born on Oct;  10. 1825, who was christened Stephanus  Johannes Paulus, and is now tho President of the Transvaal Republic.  ern entrance of the Lupata, boj'ond ' Methueu's force, was in the battles of  which rapids made navigation difficult I Belmon(. ,in(J Graspan, Writing from  The.Y   then    proceeded   overland    and, , . .  found, under the very walls, of the for-, Honey Nest Kloof to his relatives in  tifications, ruins of which ho have dis-   Hartlepool he says:���������  covered, alluvial and, also reef' gold.  They then settled for a considerable  period, and afterward migrated to the  west toward the Ruerrye. They eventually settled in the (cool climate on In-  yanga, conquered all tho districts west  and southwest as far as the Sanyate  River and Tete,-and ibuilt a great empire along the Zambesi and Rabi rivers. The ancient Sabaean empire probably lasted for thousands of years. Its  existence was well known among the  Semitic nations, and it is interesting  to note that Ophir is always mentioned  in the Old Testament without any explanation as to its locality. I have  seen enough to be assured that all tho  [products of the ancient Ophir are to  be found on the Zambesi.  " As a result of my investigation tho  Arabian and Indian theories, regarding  Ophir fall to pieces, and I claim unhesitatingly to have located this year  the Golden Ophir of King Solomon and  King Hiram."    .  "People CHn say -what they like  about Boers being good fighters, but  I consider them a lot of cowards. As  soon as thoy are driven from the hills  on the plains, and pur men make a  charge at tbem they won't stand and  fight, but simply show the fil'ag of  truce until they have gained another  substantial position, and then they will  commence, firing on you, as usual,  shooting officers and men."  HOW  SIR RED VERS BULLER WAS  .    '  .    ��������� DECEIVED.  A correspondent of the Manchester  Guardian, says that SirRedvers Buller  was probably induced to adopt the plan  of a frontal attack by the fact that  the Boers had not answered our artillery for two days, and appeared to  be few, in numbers. The elaborate  earth-works which they had construct  ing HEROISM OF A VIENNA  PHY-  ���������'.'���������'.   .SiCIAN, Y  "I doubt whether the entiro history  of lhe world affords a more 'remark-,  r.ble example of pe'rsonal heroism than  was exhibited by Dr. Franz Mueller of  Vienna, who. fell a victim to the disease when it was first undeir'bacteriological investigation in that city, in  18J7.. Dr; Mueller"contracted the.'malady from the. bacilli in 'culture tubes '  mid when he became- certain that he  was infected ho immediately, locked  himself in an isolated room and! posted a message on the window pane,  reading   thus :  " 'I am'suffering fron   plague. l-lrasoY  do  not   send  a   doctor   v:>   me,' as,   in  any event, my'end will come,'in  four  or five days.'  "A number of his associates wera an- '  ious to attend him, but hef refused to  admit them and died alone, within ihe..  lime he predicted. He wrote a farewell, letter to his parents, .placed1"''!.  against the window, so tha I: il. cou'l'd  be copied from the, outside, and tho.ii  burned the original with his own  hands,- fea.rful il might be prr.Kcrveil  and carry out. the mysterious germ.  Mueller was a young man, on- \ lie  threshold of a brilliant scion I if b career, and there, was a chance lha! lie.  might have boon saved by I real men t.  but ho refusnd- to lake. il'. lnvau o, il  enl ailed the risk of .spreading the ton--  lagion abroad."  ���������Kf  ' 9  $1  /fl  :������������������.  ..._u...^,:^^:---.-..,..^^^--:.^a^-"--'--"-vv-'--''7-w<-''-- ���������__ ������������������i,.������-Tsr--.Vgjit!S-;_ u^j- ���������������. rzr'T���������' ���������j ^^���������~^'tt^j^Z'1^ir-Ttr^nfnr^VA~i'^'"  ���������-.j _������������������ -������������������anmrr-.' ������������������^...lii.Lf.u^L.������vnmiiin���������a���������,-"< j-TTZ ."V        "?       .       ''   "S^"-      1 iVi*    'I    ���������I ���������**% " *~-  i r x   j ."i    /ITS    . *    myr*- ���������,���������   ������������������T  ,.*Ur*rc"'T^T3:,:^-V^^ ���������   4S    '"'      '���������?   >-     *-     lfjh * * ���������������* *   ~  ������*-���������  *        ' ��������� f\.jFV'    - , v  ** -v^.,, i  ./'���������^'..V-^.O^rV'.-i^^^^ '     t   \.    ���������    * K   .   "       v *   ? ' ' ���������  ������        *        ���������      '������������������ '     -       ' -     v " *   J   ���������.  iii  V  -   ��������� - 4     , ,-��������� IN OTTAWA VALLEY  Reuben  Draper,  of  Bristol,  P.  0.,  Reports  'lhat He Is  Cured of  Gravel by DodiTs Kidney  Pills.  fns'.ed   n' I/irjrc   Slime   One   Wcolc   After  Coniiiirncliic   l>niEit'n   I'.IiHlej    Pills���������  \o*v   Comiklrgrly I'rnf  From   Tills  Troiililo ��������� Kcruiiimi'iifN I><xl������l'ti  Klriiif]-'!"!!!.* to All SvOVrrrii  From Itlnrfilrr <'oiii|>l.ilnts.  Bristol, P.Q., Jan. 22.���������Tho people  -on i.ho Quebec sido of tho Ottawa  River aro fully alive'to tbe boon lhey  havo jn Dodd's Kidnoj Pills as is witnessed by (ho large number "who aro  publicly (esiifying to the merits of  Dodd's Kidney Pills in the press. One  of (hose is Mr. Reuben Drapjr, of Clarendon, near here.  Mr. Draper was troubled with that  painful and daugerous bladder complain I known as gravel.' Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Gravel, and when i1 is  rem'inhered ihH a fur.'i.al op'raiion  wu.ii foimerly the only means of assailing  this  disease,  the value  of Dodd's  ' Kidney Pills is apparent. Dodd's Kidney Pills wero recommended lo Mr.  Draper, and Ire tried them, with com-  plele success, as the following'letter  will show. ,      <  Jan: 3, 19C0.  Dodds Medicine Co.  Gentlemen,���������About three years ago  I was taken ill with what I thought  was gravel. I was suffering great pain  so I sent for a doctor. He gave me  some medicine ^nd said he would call  again. He came iwioe more and charged me fifteen dollars. I was a littlo  better but not well. A short time after   I had   anolhor   attack,   so  I tried  another doctor with about tho samo  result, only I was getting weaker all  LOVING  WORDS.  Loving words  will  coat  but  little,  Journeying, up   the  hill  of "life;  But  they  make the  weak  and  weary  Stronger,   braver   for  the  strife. ,  Do you  count them only trifles?  What   to  earth  are   sun   and   rain ?  Never wail a kind word wasted.  Never was one said in vain.  When' the cares of 'life aro many.  And its burdens heavy grow.  Think on weak ones close beside you���������  If you love them, tell  them so  What  you  count1 of  little  value,  Has  an   almost  magic power,  And.   beneath     their    cheering    sunshine,  near is will  blossom like a flower.  So,  as  up life's hill   wo journey,  Let   us   scatter  all   tho   way,  Kindly   words,  for  they  are  sunshine  In   the dark and cloudy day.  Grudge  no  loving word  or  action  As along  through  life you  go;  There are woary ones around you���������  If you love them,  toll  them so.    ,  WHO  BIDES  HiJ   TIME.  Who hides his time,  and  day  by day  Faces defeat full patiently.  And lifts a mirthful roundelay,  However poor  his fortunes  be,  He will not fall in any qualm.  Of  poverty���������tho   paltry  dime  It will grow golden in his palm  Who hides  his, time.  UNLIKE ANY OTHER  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MR3. WINSI.OWti SOOTHING BYKUP him been  Uiied by motherr for tlif-ir children teething. Itsoothof  lhe child, softens the gums, allays pain, cured wind  eolio, nnd i> lhe best romrily for iliurrhreu 25c. it bottle.. Soldbjr all dniKgfjU throughout, the worl.l. Ua  lurn and a������k for " Airs. Winslow's boothmg 3>rup.  has a distinct flavor of iti oirn which makas  ercry one that hus once tried it want 16 again. '  CEYLON TEA  Lead packages.  35. 3������������40, 50 & 60c  Hud   Catarrh   Sinoo Childhood   But Ca-  iarrhozona Cured Him.  U'rie- liroaull, of SweoU-burg, Quo.,  sayc: "Since childhood I have been  afflicted wilh Ca'tarrh oil the throat  ���������and- no.'-o and ne.ver. know what relied meant till 1 tried: Catarrhozone.  ������������������Two bottles completely cured me,  and I have not one single symptom of  Catarrd now. lean heartily , recommend Catarrhozone for Catarrhi and  would advise all sufferers, to geiJ an  outfit at onco and be cured as' I was."  Ca1a:rrih-o>-zo.ne is sold by all druggists. Trial outPit sent fori lOo in  stamps by N. C. POLSON & CO.,  Kingston, Ont., Proprietors.  A PROLONGED ADDRESS.  Does your wife talk until sho -gets  lhe last word?  Yos, and sho talks after that, too.  door at some time.  That every citizen of Canada  could read this advertisement.  Fortune knocks at every  man'a  MONTREAL HOTEL DIREOTORY.  The " Balmoral," Free Bus ^i*^1;*  Hotel Carslake, ZZZ  O.T.It. Station, Mom real. Qati. Camlake k Co.  AVENUE HOUSE-  I'lan. Room!  a day up.   Opp.  "     Prop's.  Now it is knocking- at yours  ^f^BI ,'ow>'ou mav l'vo ln easy circumstances, earning bio;  y lyi money honestly and honorably the rest of your lives  n wilhout leaving homo. The first applicant from  each town or counlry district will get this unparalleled chanca. Capital not noces-  bary, for start,    For full particulars addresa enclosing two cent stamp,   EASTERN DISTRIBUTING CO., Belleville, Ontario*  .Mr.mil-CollGga Atenuo.  Family Hotel rates SI.60  per day.  8T. JAMES' HOTEL  Hallway.   Pirit-olau Commercial House,  ,provement���������������Eaten moderate.  ....Opposite O.T.R. JVpot,  two^ bloolte from O. P.  Modern Jxn.  NSURALQIA, SCIATICA, MUSCULAR,  INFLAMMATORY, GOUT, LUMBAGO,  RHEUMATIC    PARALYSIS,     ASTHMA  Our Method Is sure and has cured thousands���������jpme pronounced  | incurable.   Write at once.   Booklet and Proof on request   Address  m^m-mmQm CO,, Windsor, Ont., Canada  "You mustn't play .with. Mr. Borum's  hat, Bobby,' said a young lady who  was entertaining a caller, to her small  tho time. Then a man advised me to brolher. . Why mustn't I? asked tho  try Dodd's Kidney Pills, for ho said' youngster. Because you miirht break  they   had    cured   his    mother.   So    I; it,  replied his sister, and, besides, he  AS THEY MET IN    THE HALLWAY.  Darling,   haw   glad  I   am    to    see  you I  Oh, George, how cold your nose, is.  riMrSriJ������   LEAD, CUPPER, BRASS.  WboJatial* only.   Long Distance Telephone 17M.  WILLIAM  8TU  TORONTO.  CALVERT'S  Carbolic Disinfectants, Soapu, Olnt-  mant. Tooth Powders, otc��������� liavo beon  awarded 100 moduli and diplomas for superior  excellence. Their reffulnr uso prevent infeotl-  oub diseases. Aelc jour dealer to obtain a  supply.   List) mailed free on application.  F. 0. CALVERT & C3.,  MAMOHESTBR.   ���������   -     BNQ1.AND.  Michigan Land for Sale.  g 000 ACRES C00D FAS.MINQ LAND8_AKK"XAC  **l Iosco,, OiiMimiv mill Crawford Counties, , nue uur.  feot, On M lyhuw Central,' De'rolt & Haokioivo und  Loon lMka llullroailn, ut prloos rauulnj from ������J tu iS  per ncre, These Lands urn Close to liuterprlslni New  TmvnH, Ohurchi-s, Snhouls, oto,, and wlllbo sold on osi  reaeonuble terms.    Apply to  H, il, PIKRCK, Ayent, Went Bay City, Mioa.  Or J,W, OURi'IS, WUItteinore. &W  WE ARE OFFERING  TO INVESTORS  Jpeoial Btooh, guaranteeing1 large dividends; Alio nn In.  sialmeot stock pu}al>:<i in niouihtyiuvtalaicntJ  cuMi dividend', h.ilt ycuriy.   Parties iranllng  thought I would try them, and in just  one week I jxissed a si ono as large as  a small bean, and in four days after  t passed another about tha size of a  grain of barley. This gave mo great  relief nnd I commenced to feel" better and  to gain' strength.  That is two years ago, and I havo  not had any trouble that way since.  I have the stones still in my possession  And can showi them to anyone' who  doubts th*s story. Hoping this may  b* of some benefit to someone suffering  as  I did, "  I  am your  truly,  "REUBEN DRAPER.  will want  it shortly;  Greatheart, solemnly���������If I give you  this penny, what will you do with it?  Tatters, sarcastically,���������I'll be honest  wilh you, guv'nor: I'll spend it all in  riotous living.   >  WOMEN OF THE TRANSVAAL.  . The average Boer is big,-brawny and  strong, ruddy cheeked and wholesome,  yet never handsome. The women,  as a rulo, do not approach the fresh  and simple beauty seen in the north of  Europe. Here and there throughout  the Transvaal you will find a hand-i  gomi3 Dutch girl, but not often. Their  dr-ess, usually of some cheap print, and  th<3 hideous poke bonnot, so universal  ���������lo not add to their attractions.  They are curiously  afraid of exposing their complexions to tho sun, and  ire   often   pale   and pasty in   appear-  lt is a curious thing to seo, how  La TfiRfiaim     1fj.-    RELIANCE CIGA3  La   ICSOdiia,   lUm    KACTOlll.Montroa  Two commercial travellers, comparing notes���������I havo boon out three  weeks, said the first, and have only  goc four orders. That beats mo, said  tho olher. I have bE:en out four weeks I  and have only got one order, and  that's from the lirm to come homo.  "Pharaoh 10o.M,SKSi2S5������S*  COMMON SENSE KILtS Koachen, JJed Ho.  Bugs, Rats and Mice.   Sold bj nil [5*v v  DrnKfflsU, or SSI Queen W. Toronto.     "J*  Mine. Mlllo A Halo.  Bfirrial-orK.eto., removed  to Weiley Bldjfs., Rich.  raond HU W., Toronto.  REPRESEN f ATIVE WANTED *o your town.  ncrncgcmniitc Lir?e lncomo_ plol���������lnt  poRition���������Pay prompt. Like pu-iitton* miikitiff $40 per  week. Write quick for particulsirs aud furuiih refer-  onoet. 501 ncKlnnon Building, Toronto.  Engineers'  SUPPLIES,  Asbestos Goods,  '"- Pipe Covering-,  tubrioutingr U It,  ttr eases, elo.  WM. SUTTON  C.OUPOUHD DO,  Ijluited,  TORONTO.  permanently ourei  Ostnrrh of noae,  I thro&t, itoinftoh  ������nd bladder. 50e4������laboi. Write for ptrtiraUli, The  Sadlui Oat������irh Cure Co., UA Bt. JuiMt., Mentre������L  Dolly���������Could anyone be worse than  a man who will be spoony in spite of  all you can do? Polly���������Yes; one who  won't! 1  BSeim&shes8���������J"Nn Compisxion  T? K "E3 -A- T "M* El 3ST T.  Send one cent nianiji for circular.    W.J. URQUHAHT  Analytical C'hemiat, 469 Queen St. W., Torouto.  POULTRY, BUTTER, ECC8, APPLE8.  ���������nd other PKODUC15. to en.nre be..t reiult, oon.lrn ti  The  Dawson. Commission   Oo.,  Limited  0or. West-Market & Oolberne at., Toronto,  Cartflra 00LO 0URE 10������- o*��������� in % jisy. p. u������  Oormaon k. Co., Agents, Montreal.  THE DE8 MOINES IH0UBATOR���������Beat and oheansel  O. Holland, lole arent for tho Domipiou.   Send 3ct������  itamp for oataloiue.   373 St. J'aul Street, Montreul  MAIL  STEAMSHIPS  Portland, Me., to Liverpeoi, via Halifax,  Large    and    fast   Steamers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Cambroman.  Jlaten of l>������������s.is;o:���������Flrnt Cahln, S60 npwards; Second  Cabin, ^33; Stoersge, S3D.W and V-3 50.    .  Vor further luloruiatlon apply- to looal agenta, or ^  BAVI1> TORUAKCE * OO.. General A������ent������,  17 St. Sfterament 8t Montrenl.  sialuieot stock pu>al>.'������ io niou'.hlylnttalmcnta, drawing  cu<-h dividend', h.ilt jcuriy. Partita iranUna gate a.13  modtablc investment iliould oorriupood with the duo  ij .vln?5 and h'titn 1'oup.iny, Tor,.ulu; niouuy loaned 00  favorable teriuu ,* a^-uuu want������d in unrepreBented dla.  trlcta; writ* ua.  0AIVADA PfiRSlAiVEJVT  Loan and Savingrs Company.   .  rK'JORFOllJLTSD IB60.  Tho Oldest and Largest Canadian Mort*  eaaro Corporation,  Paid-up Capital,    ���������     -    $2,600,000  Reserve Fund    -    -   -       1,200,00a  Head Offioe���������Toronto 8t., Toronto.  Branoh Offlooo���������Winnipeg;, Man., Vancouver, 6,6  DEPOSITS RECEIVED.   Intertut allowed.  DEBJU-TURKS ISStTED for 1, 8, J. 4 orSyea*  vith interest coupons attached.  MONEY IJSNTon security of real estate raortcaget  Oorerument and Munioipal lluuds, etc  For farther particulars apply to  J. HERBERT MASON,  Msn&zing Director, Toronto-,  Odorless  Hello, Jorry; got your new flat nil  tilted  up?     Not quite.      Say  do you  carefully a Boer woman will shade her   know    whero I    can    ������ind    a folding;  face, and even keep her hands beneath  her apron, when in the sun".'  Yet, on the whole, tho womoni of; the  Transvaal aro not unattractive���������when  you get used  to them.  A SISTER SAVED.  Sickness Banished���������Health Restored  Gentlemen,���������"Dr. Ward's    Blood and  Nerve Pills    have dono my    sister so  much good that in gratoful appreciation I   told Mr. Tully, the. druggist, I  would gladly give   11   testimonial unsolicited,    as    to    their merits.      My  pister,  15 years of age, caught a violent cold���������since  then she has been in  very poor health, lost all colour     was  anemic, Lor blood had no vitality, and  sho had no physical strength, sho became extremely nervous, so much,   so  that sho could not stand any exertion  or  excitement,  and it' was  impossible  for her  to get-restful sleep, .she lost  her  appetite/;her heart became    very  weak,   palpitating  so    violently    that  she could hardly breathe at the slightest   exertion.      When .shu commenced  taking   Dr. Ward's   Blooa   and Nerve  Pills  two  months  ago shfi.iwasiin   a  state of complete physical and nervois  prostration.     Her    blood    was scanty  with.no more, strength    than    water  Since  taking" Dr..-Ward's-  Blood    and  Nerve Pi Is she has boon rapidly mending,   her    appetite    has returned,  sho  sleeps   well  hor  nerves  are  stronger  and her heart gained'strength sbthat  it is" abla to fulfill its functions. Prior  to taking Dr. Ward's   Pills    she- had  . taken  many medicines    without    any  ���������special benefit. Dr. Ward's Blood and  .   Nerve Pills    are    certainly    the  only  medicine that  has done any  good. Before  taking    them she    was    getting  weaker,  ler  heart  and nerves losing  strength daily.     Since she had began  taking them she has   daily    and continuously gained health anil strength  CLARA ELLIOTT, '  33 College street,  Peterborough, Ont.  A' GOOl} TIME.  Xwo littlo London girls who had  been sent to have'a happy day in ihe  cou-itry. narrating their, experiences  on their return, said:  Oh! yes, mum; we did 'avo a 'appy  day. We see two pigs killed and a  gentleman buried.  SHE WAS MISTAKEN. ,  /iady at the door ��������� I believe,, in my  my heart, you are the samo tramp I  gave a large piece of Christmas pudding to' a few days ago.  Tramp���������No; ma'am; you're mistaken  He's dead. 7  tooth brush ?  TO C.VRR A COLD IN ONE RAY  Tako Laxativo Bromo Quinine Tnblots. All  druggifiiH refund tho money if it fails to cure,  Sic.     a. W\ Groro's hig.iar.ure is on each box,  THE  RICH~YOUNG DUKE.  Tho young Duke of Westminster has  sailed from Cape Town for England to  claim his inheritance. He is to marry  Miss "Sheila" West. The Duke will  return to South Africa as a lieutenant  in thc Imperial Yeomanry.  ������'KEEFE'S~i& SV3ALT  In vigors, let* and Stress thorn.  LLOYD WOOD, Toronto, GENERAL AGENT.  j Catholic Prayer "X^'l^r,;  I B^Hsioui Pictures, Stfttuarj, and Church Ornftmeuto,  Bduodtlon*! Workt. Mail orders rec-alvo prompt ittso*  fttoa. D. & J. SADLIER& 00., Montreal.   '  _ _  For the rerjr bait ieod your work to tha  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Look for agent, in your town, or flood direct.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec  TORONTO Cutting: Sohool oltera apooial advantage!  * to all dsniroua of acquirluz \ thorough knowledge of  Cuttinn and Fitting Qentleinen'a Qannenti. Write for  partioulara.  113 Yonge St, Toronto.  Closet.  IT DID.  Doesn't  it   hurt   your  conscience  to  woar those pretty bird .wings on your  hat-?  '.''"���������.' '.7: -  It does a.little, because they are  not genuine wings. They are only  olever  imitations,   i      ���������. 7. ������������������ ,  ���������-������������������������ ,  Deafnoss Cannot ba Cured  by local applla&ttona, n* thoj- on.nnot ro&oh thf  dinottued portion of the ear. Thero Is only one  wnr io ours denfness, nnd thut is br constltu.  r.lorjal remedien. Dsufnoaj is onusod t>3' an la.  flnmed condition of ihe mucous lining of the  Kuilnohlnn Tnbe. When this tube la lnflam.  od tou hnre a rumbling <ound or imperfect  hearing, nnd when it Is entirely elneod deafneu  .������ th������ result, and un!a-������ the inflivmmstlon can  ba Ulron ont ������nd this tubn restorad to !t������ nor.  m������l condition, hearing will be doatroyed for-  iver; nine omen out of ton ������re caujioa by C������r  tarrh, vrhloh lunothlna hut an inflamed oondl-  'inn of the macons aurface*.  Wo will gl7B One Hundred DoJlai-3 for any  o&ae of IJoAfneti? (oaimod by catarrh) that onn  not bs oured by Hall's Catarrh Our a. Send foi  ol������onlars. f'ee.  V. J. CHENEY & CO, Toledo, O.  Said by DniefrUti), 76o.  Hall's Family Pilla are the beat.  THE BEST HE COULD.     -.'���������'  Oratory is n gift, not an acquirement, said the proud politician, as he  sat down after an hour's harangue.    ,  1 understand, said the matter-of-fact  chairman. We're not hlamin' you. You  ilidYthe -best .you  could.  Rn n B I M j> and Sheet Metal Works.  ***** a ������������ M B.OOFINO SLATE, in Bliwk,  Bad or Green. 8LATE BLAOKBOARD3 (We sunplj  Public and High Sohooln,Toronto). RoolinnFelt, Vitck  Coal Tar, etc. ROOFING TIUS (Soe New Oitr Build,  lnu������, Toronto, done by our Arm). Metal Cellingo, Cop  uioeb,eta. .ICatiinateB furulBbovi for work oomplote or foi  uaaUrialashippe.I to any part of theoountry Phone I'M!  0. OUTHIE&30N3, Adelaldo&WldmirSts.,Toronto  etieapoat and Best Covering In the World.  MlQii PIP������bTm Covering-  Steam and Hot and Cold Water Pip������n, Cold Storage  Pipea   Kitchen Itoilers,   eu.  For partioulara apply to  ...  MICA BOILER COVERING CO., Limited,  Toronto, Montreal,  ������od London, Kb*-  To send lor our  complete SHEET  MUSIC CATALOGUE  and SF5CIAL RATE  OF DISCOUNT. We  aro equipped to  supply every MUSIC  TEACHER In Canada  Whalay, Kojce  S Cc.,  t63YonooSt.,  TORONTO,       ONT.  Sausage Casings-������������;1/-j;^������p'o������^!  trioun Hog Camngn-relluble rood* at rluht prlet,  PARK, BI^OKXVKLL * CO., Toronto.  The Above Cut Rop-osenta One of liia  Host Useful Inventions of ths Age  in the Way of an Indoor Closet  All who have ubed this Closet pro- ,  noiince it absolutely odorless and medical :  men claim it to be perfectly sanitary. !  Hundreds have been sold during the pasl '  year and have given entire satisfaction.  For Catalogue and price list write to  The Odorless Crematory Closet  Co., Hamilton, Ont.  A TORONTO r^SGHAHT  Bears Important  News to His Fellow Citizens.  JA4. R. ANNETT, Manager.  JOHN J. MAIK, Supt. and Treats  Esplanade,        Toronto  Opp. Shorbourna St., * l**^1*1-^  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  High Class  Water  Tube   Steam  Boilers, for Al! Pressures,  Duties and Fuel.  SHND    FOR   DESCRIPTIVE   CATALOCWB.  /���������Toronto Eieotrlc Light Oo., Limited.  ,  I Tha T. Eaton Co., Limited.  ' X Tbe Maancj-Harriii Co., Limited.  |    The Gutta l'ercha Rubber t Ufa. Oo.  ITha Wilion Fubliatatog Co., Limitad.  (All of Toronto- whara bollara ma, ba c*0n vorklns.  Toronto, Jan. 5.���������Hero io a letter  we hope every one ot our readers wLU  peruse:���������"I am SO years old. Have  been troubled for four years with  what I thought waa Rheumatism������������������  stiffness in the muscles of my legs,  later Ln the arms. Soon the stiffness  changed to soreness. Went to Hot  Springs, and came back a little better.  Was a moderate drinker, but quit using- liquor altogether, and carefully  rsgulated   my    diet.     One  day  I got  wet   and  then the trouble .waa worse   tham ever. Had to lay off for threo  weeks. Havo had similar attacks at  intervals over since, each one worse  than its predecessor. Had headache,  pain In the small of the back, urine  dark, soanty and scalding. Began  usinjr Dr. Arnold's English Toxin  Pills a short time ago, and am already  wonderfully improved. ��������� Feel confident they will cure me, and I shall  give them the chance and report. I  Save not felt so well for years as I  have since I began using your pills.  H. LEWIS,  477 Tonga St., Toronto,  Dr. Arnold'n ."Ensllnh Toilu PIUp, the onlr modloina  on earth thut cures disease by killing the germs Ihiit  came it, aro sold by all druggists, st 75a. a box ; aami.Ia  sizo 25c, or. sent post-pild on rocolpt of price, by Tha  Arnold Chemical Co., Limited, Caaada Ltfo Buililiair.  43 King Straet West, Toronto.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  ^g>*  /fffiwf- wits -$LmA, ^jl  mm/trw~es astis  A most efficient substitute for  cod7liver oil, pleasant to the taste,  an<-J agreeing with the most sensitive stomach. Used by physicians  in the treatment of all throat and  lung troubles, and -��������� if results  count for anything���������-almost no  limit to the good it can do.  Sample "bottle mailed to any address on receipt of io  cents to cover pbsUig*.  Angier Chemical Co, *  ufr Bo-win*,   i oronto  >by/\ -v.  ft . ,-.-.*!-  s"1i ������������������������."��������� 1 ������������������-"  V'  h  K"  fs-fttfl.fc-'rfi*,  'u'i'i.'V.'U'M THE MINING REVIEW-^-SATURDAY, FEBRUARY: 3,71900.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  This is one of thefinest winters on  ���������1. 7.'record.'. ���������.' ��������� '... ������������������ '        ".���������,", ��������������������������� ������������������'_���������'.'��������� ������������������.',,,  Jack Frost is booniing* the   skating  '���������'  and'hockey; these times.���������'������������������''.-.-.'*;  '.       Commercial men" are giving the Slft-  ���������.-.'������������������ can tho go by these times, and all 1,0  '.-...'���������'please.'-- tlie   friends of the   eight-hour  .     .'law..   .. -.77'7;.;7 ,������������������������������������"���������.''. ���������/. /���������������������������' '..,. "/���������,..��������� '/���������'';  Mr.F. A. Wood:has been out of town  /'!$Scx. severnln(lavs.    'Wonder if the thi 11-  Y,.,''"era' union will have a chase on  his.rc-  .;������������������ turn.     .'���������'������������������������������������   7, v. :���������:������������������.: ���������/���������'/,��������� 7  J. Stockhum,   late president, of; tho  "Sandon Miners*' Union! lias gone across  '     the line to work..   He has had his; liil  ������������������'���������'��������� of llie eight-hour law herb.   -  ....' ','.' Our,, local curlers 'are' making ,, the  ���������   .wclkin'riinr,theso times. -<They are at  practico from!) a.in: to 12 p.m., and in  the.spirit even the rest ol' the;24 hours.  One of the west end dtimes got'a  ���������7 ...taste ot'. Judge'Lilly's court the other  : ��������� day for using obscene,language on the  '  7 street.   Cause���������insult to clog; effect���������.  Y ������20 iini.1.costs. Y.YY-'-''  Dr. Low's Pleasant'Worm' Syrup is a  ; ; , nice remedy; to'  take;- death  to, the  worms every time, and as it.carries its  .own oatha'rtic noaiee.cl giving Calomel  ��������� ���������;;:������������������������������������ or Castor Oil afterwards. '"-.;  "Y"7 - -' Judge .Lilly; lias receiveclYbis7 medal  for '���������defense of Queen and country" at  ���������  the time  of'the   .Fenian raid.   ..This  fauthorizes.hiiii tt),loyally.: thrash   any  ���������������������������;'.7 man iiYonc side of the country. 7.   .  ���������'}'&  ,���������������������������;'. berry Ibr-i'p.v'er forty .years has'been .the,  7   standard rti'niedy- ibrcliiirrhoea, dysent-  .'���������������������������'ery, cramps and"colic.   Beware of substitutes and imitation's,*  most of them1  : i.are highly dangerous. 77'   ;,:      ,.v  7.������������������..^'Hypnotist. .McEwen will;give tw'o  ...nights of enteriaihihg iii Virginia hall  ���������y.onWednesday aiid Tursday, Feb'. 7th  ��������� ; and 8th. '.lie is" well7; known' in the  .'���������'. : large cities and in, the. towns he recently visitedin, Kooieniiy'Y    .  ���������7     ,1,hose who wish to contribute,to the  ���������relief of the sti (fen tig  which is "bound  Ytofollow this.war may do so by leaving.  y with -Mr.' May, manager, of the ; Ban k of  .    B.U!, any siims.iy.hich will be protnptly  , I'prwar'declto lieadquarteJ.*H.  .7   'The TNelsoh Tribune ' intimates "that;  ' Coirin'iissioner.Clute does not. understand the.alien labor huw Apparently  ;.; thei-.e is no otic "who does understand it  ,7 but John'Houston. '"Great.is Mahom-  Y' met.'and greatly to -be'praised! "  ; ' A Good Thing.���������Our great graiicl-  .''���������'-; mothers'" garrets contained 'the same  .7./'herb's of all healing 'found.-in Karl's.  .7 Clover Hoot Ten.' They : gave our an-  'Y cestors strength, kept the blood pure,  and will do the same; for.you if you say  so.' Price 25'cts. .and .50 cts. Hold by  : /McQueen, the Druggist;.'  The Spokesman-Keview l comes,  out  'boldly nhd says'that  the   authorities  ;��������� there are not diking, the necessary pre-  . cautiuns to stop  the fspread  of smallpox in that city,' hii'd they are eonceai-  . ; nig from  the public  the extent of the  iniection there.   This is a serious matter and should caution travellers to be  carel'ul ior'the time being.  '...' 'Is This Plain.Emgugii?���������If you have  a-flagging cough and are losing flesh,  ������������������-. go to a drug store". and get  a bottle of  :���������. ishiloh's Consumption Cure., Take two:  thirds of it, aud then, if you are not  benefitted,..return   the bottle   to   the  ; druggist, "''and he' will return your  money.. -Isii'd that fair ?.  No one could  . ask riiore. 25c, 50c. and ������1.00 a bottle'.  ���������Bold at McQueen's Drug Store.  - .7_ There are long discourses in some of  the papers as.to whether or not mis-  repsentntions were made at the Const,  by the employing agents,' to  the men  ��������� who^were.imported by the Enterprise  mine some days ago.'"'But'where is the  7 necessity for it ?; They were all English  . speaking men' and no doubt able to  7 read.   It is, therefore, safe to. infer that  "rhe situation known by them as well as  ���������:��������� the newspapeps that are offering their  -.explanations..'   It is only a waste Of  paper and ink to comment on thc cir-  , cumstance further.'  : The question was asked at the public,  meeting the other night why it was  not dcsitable that tho alien laws should  apply to professional men, business  men and newspapermen as well as  miners. A professional man said'"the  reason was that professional men had  to pass an examination before they  could practico. That is true; but it is  only to show that he is capable for the  work. When an alien is- an experienced miner ho, of course, is just as fit  ' for bis-work as the i>rofessional man is  for his. In such cases the law should  have the same effect against the one as  the other, else there is class legilation.  which is always bad.  J. K. McCulloch, the champion sKater  of the world, performed   on  the fink  hereon Thursday evening   to an   880  house.   Ho is,  as all the world knows,  a wizard on  the ice,   though   not the  proverbial   "big thing"   as he is   but  about 5 feet 8 inches high, and weighing about TG0 lbs.   His strong points  as a long distance skater are reaching  stroke:'and endurance,   and   in   fancy  skating perfect ease of   motion.   His  stilt skating, and  other performances  were greatly admired":   It appears' to  us that he must   be  bofialed by  the  doctors every where, as   no doubt his  manoeuvres lead to imitations after he  leaves   that  result  in   many   broken  heads and doctors' visits.   We understand the rink managers  turned   the  rink over to the band for the evening,  realizing probably -?20 for that institution.  Then, Van Gofre Co.' give \ entertainments in Spencer's hall on the 6th, 7th'  .and:8th.."''..''  '���������'.���������.; : ''"���������/./// ,.-.'.   Y; ..���������,���������-.'������������������:."  7 Bushels or Money���������Thro wo away by,  women: anhimily in the purchase- of  cosmetics, lotions and powders, hone of  which ever accomplish their -object.'.!  Beauly depends on healthy blood and  good digestion, such as '.Karl's Clover  Knot Tea guarantees you for 25 cts.'and  50 cts. per package. Take it iand wo,  giiarantee your complexion. ; Sold by  .VleQuecn the Druggist.     '��������� ,  Thero area few wo believe, that are  not;satisiiect with ���������Judge Lilly's decision  in the Hagler case.'; All such must,re  member that law is law in Canada., and  must be observed, 'by..justices'' and  judges as well 'as citizens 'generally.  According, to the evidence of Mr. McLean, one., of ; Mr. Hugler's own witnesses, which was maiiiy and frank,the  charge was sustained, and the legal  consequences had.to follow.   ��������������������������� ���������'���������     :   .-.  Worse-.. Than Wail���������Hiindrbds are  killed in war, .'. but-'.hundreds of thousands are "killed " by^ consumption..  There would be;ho deaths at all caused������������������  by this terrible disease, if people.could  be made to iin'derstuhd that Shiloh's  Cough an(! Goris'uniption.Cure is' a sure  remedy;;if- taken. 7in the early stages.  25ets., oOcts.'and SI 00 a bottle.7 Druggists will-refund the inoivey if-a. cure.is  not ellectpth '���������'" Sold at -JMcQueeh's DfUg"  Store-7 7/ 7Y ���������'/ .���������������������������"'/'  i2^  /<&/  ;^,y  .;'*'7  ��������� *������ . .  '^'7  ������s3^  ���������:";;'How often mothers arc perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by 'their little''one's losing appetite and refusing a 11  vnannci* of food when, children will take ';' '-'���������." /  ^  ���������^  ������o������  itssail <9 ������ 9  at hca'rlyany time.;'  A cup ol Bovril between or,at meals  is the mostperfect'of iiburishment'togive the children for  0  ^OpOp^^^s^^-i^^^O^s  '���������/���������  ���������;���������'...-   'Fon'oyiiRjiXTYyisAiiis.//,;/7 Y"  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing -Syrup/ lias befin  used bv millions of mothers lor their children  wtiile'teetliing.-ir disturbed, at night and  broken of your rest by a'xiok eliild, su Soring  and crying with pain olcattuvg teetli. Sehil  at once and get a bottle' i/l ".Mrs.'"Wlnslow's  Soothing Syrup? lor children, teething. Jt  will relieve Lhe poor little' sui'lurur unmedint-'  ly. J)epend upon it, 'mother*, there is. no  inistako about it.;/,I tenres iliari'taoea, regulates  tho stomach,ami bowels, cuios 'U'tiidi Colic,  sol tens the gums and., reduces hiflainmatidii,  imil gives' tone ami energy, to- the- system.,  "ilrs.Wln'slow's Soothing Syrup"./or children  teething is pieusunt.lo tlie taste, and-is the  prescription: ol/.one of the oldest ami best  female physicians anil������������������ nurses/in, the United  Stiit'c.4. Price1 twenty-live' cents a"'.Lottie;  Sold by all druggists throughout, the world.  JJesui-eandask.lnr-'-Mrs. Winslow'sSootliinf;  Syrup.''' ; ��������� ��������� :'      -,'.-;, ���������> .-: ���������   ������������������  -COLD: STEEL: OR, DEATH. ���������:��������� .7  "There is but'.bne small,chance.to save  your life !ancl that is through van opera-,  "tion," was the awful prospect set. beforo  Mrs. 1,13.. Hunt; of Lime lUclge,, Wis., by.  Iter doctor-after vainly trying.;to'cure her  of a frightful case of stomacli trouble and  yellow jaundice. , He didn't count on the  marvelloue power of Electric Bitters to  cure stomach/and.liver troubles, but she-  heard of it, took seven bottles, was.Avholly  cured,.- avoided surgeon's '-���������; knife, now,  weighs more and foels better than ever.  It's .positively guaranteed to cure  stomach, liver and kidney troubles and  never disappoints. Price 50c. at ifc-  Queen's Drug Store.'.".. ;  ^^^Y'Wqofl'e .'abspioains, '���������  .���������-.'��������� The Great English Kerned*/. ���������"���������'���������  Sold and recommended by all  druggists In Canada. Only reliable medicine -discovered.7-Six  . .. _ . _ _ packages guaranteed to cure. all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all.effects ot'-.<i"bu80  or excess, Mental ,Worry,.;Exeessive use o.f.To-,  bneco.-Opium. or Stimulants. Mailed on'receipt  of price, one package $1, sis���������55. One will please,.  six villi cure. Pamphlets free.to any address.  TlioWood Company, Windsor, Out.  'Sold in Sandonby. -P. 'J. Donaldson,;/  7; and the McO.t'ieen Co., Druggists..   -  THE HOTEL  ���������F.b'R;.REN"  ERYSIPELAS CURED.    '  Mrs. Chris. Cook, Pellville,' Ont., says :  I wish to state that I used. Burdock  Blood Bitters for erysipelas in mv face  and a.generafi-un down state of health.  A few bottles cured me completely.   ���������  1IOTKT.; UECO'��������� r-5 room';,well funiishotl, sto.iih lieaietl,  cloctn': liijlils, hot find colli iv.iicr.    ,   ���������-    '������������������        ''7.        '    -  Hi)THi..:GOODfi-\,OIIGil.���������=5 rouiiH, l.nst .fiiniislioil hotel"  'in tilt; K'...>tcn;tys, .ste.lin Uealed,- ejeclrib li^'lils, M-ill remodel lo  suit, tenant. ���������    -,' ��������� 7:      ��������� ' '  ���������i r.nuni'N'OUGU STORlt.���������34x70; ������-llii uollar same size,'  .'ita.ii!i iie.i'.ed. eleclric lights, . ...  SSAXpOS   S'l'lCAM   l/At.'N'DRV.���������In llrst-cla55 .ruiinint,'  order,    lias,I'ekoii,wheel for i������o.ver, ami can be rnn at jiiodor-  ate.o.\-i)eu.se.'   Kent clieap. ., . 7:.7      '7,���������',.,-  "STOKF.S AXP'01:1'-!CU3.��������� In the Hank uuiMing, water.  steam heal and oloc'.riclijjhts... . .. .:^" .(.,  ONE STOKE.-In; th/virtcinia. l,loc!:7 l.uKe |jlatc Blnss  front, indadine; water and :iteam heat. ,'   -.   .  Oi;J-iCI;;s��������� -In Virginia Iiloek;. .$15 i������er iiiontli, iiiclnclind  water, steam heat and electric lights. 7    . ._ . 7     *  ,. ONH S>'ABIJi.���������For 12 horses, r; story.   Clic-ap.   ;-: ;.  " Tllti iTUl-EN I.O!>:;ixGnOUSl-:.-Ss:na'l stores,- and  living rooms on second story.    Cheap. '      :  -  -..-,. SriVIiX 7F1 KSf ��������������������������� CLASS   LIVING   ROOMS.���������Second  story, opposite Cii.'ton house, electric lights. -'''-y^  'TWO STOlVviHJII-IlING.���������Next door 10.1'ihovc;'i sliiall  stores and ,'ivinj', rooms o:\ second liour.  ' '," .'  "���������.-'Fl UST-C LASS  ��������� PLUM 111 N't;. '.Si'lbr.-Iiiclm'lln,: Ss.soc.  stock r.f tools and fittings, aiid i^ood-will oft lie U'nterworks Co. -  and pii^inu.s. ,      -   ,,-��������� -      .--... ... :''' - ; ^  l-IRItl'KOOI'- Ci7.LI.AK.���������Opposite Kootenay holci.    ,  FIRST-CLASS TWO STORY HAKN.Y30'x 80.7  /; -',.'  h.\1lCOTTAi;!';-4 rooms, next door. West ot'comiqtic,'  -^to per month.  '��������� . ,- .'. 7 ' '   ',���������-''  Several   oilier  cotla.oe,  rind   tmildinjrs  funiished and un-  nrnisiied. to ienl, or.sell, or wilt build 10 suit tenants.  Applylo'j. M. UARULS, Viri;inia block .Sandon, D. C.  ��������������������������� Y,;;Yi/.,.Y ���������/*.���������"-���������.'���������;��������� .7i7Y/:;N'akvispY>;7".,.'  TRen'ovated inall appointments'.  A good table always.'   ���������^'������������������"/���������y  Choicest liquors and cigars in'the bar.  '...'; 'Mrs. Snowmah,;.'Pr6prietr"ess. '-���������:  Established in 1S92:  '/Jobbers and/Retailers hi  CO  rfljlss^  ;.'T'.Rails and Track.Iron,/././.-/...  . .Crow's Nest Coal, -.-.Y.,,;/;'.:' -7--  TBnr and-Shect Iron, '    /��������� Y:7: '"  7"���������-;.-  Jessop & Canton.'/Steelsfor:Hand-;and '���������  Machine Drills',/;, .,-l.y:.:./'://yyy,yy:. /'.  / Powder.Caps, Ifuse, 7/ :'���������..;      .'/���������/���������.'.../.  Troh'.Pipe and^J7ittings,'YY 7:7 7/7Y'/y;-'";  -,:-*.0'ils,*:,AVriste,'.Et6'^'.-''.Y" .-/���������������������������'//������������������   'i://'y:'/..::  7,'Mine.or.Mill Supplies ofall kindsY 77/  '.Agents Truax Automatic Ore'Cars. 7 ���������/.;  Head Office-  Stores at'-/'  -Nelson B;C;  Nelson;B.C. ���������'Kaslo-B.C. Y;Saiid6n,B.G/  'iS kt.7plump--r11.acle'by,-the7bes^.>vorkmchYah.d';m:icliinei-y;in^-  Canada.'"'. 'They.iire rolled and'burnished, making them specially ..  ^hard and durable. / 7 -Y;;--.Y/Y:Y: 7 :YY Y/'- Y.,;..;;.:, Y :.. ':..yy. /���������'  w  Sandou.ii.  H. T. TwtGO  New Denver, B.C.  DRE'WRY .& ��������� TWIGG,      ���������  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Kngin'ocrs. .  lJedforii-ATcXeil Code.  '" "  ilVXUVSHS.Z.i> OH HBHI? -^  ,^,'  :������������������������������������ ������������������"-:- "������*  %}l^      Q-<        -W0#f ���������'���������:%  ������,^  W - THESE IS WO K!f3D OF PA'H Oil &  ������ fl0i!E, "KTERroA!. OR EXTERKfliL, a  P. THAT Pfiifv-KILS-IXH WICL tiOt HE- "F  $ LSFVE.    '. ,. @  \ LOOKOUT FOR IMITATIONS AND SUB- V  X STITUTES. . THE GENUINE BOTTLS ^  I?  BEARS THE NAME, ' 7^  %' .     PERRY DAVIS'& SON.     ". %  , ���������������,*a^vs/!V^y^������'^*u^^>s/!sya-e  4LTA LODQS, NO. 29.  '���������My"shelves were emptied' at Xma?, /biit.are: now  filled again with the newest and- best patterns \n  ;Q.^W. 'QRihhETfe;��������� JEWELEK.. 2��������� OFTSCmNe  13������-J'  ���������a.'  ''��������� .A fine, purei' dainty,^ tasting Ceylon production put up in a neat orie-lialf and  one pound full weight packages. Having secured'the, agency;of this favorite  brand of Tea, we are prepared to recommend it \ to all,, feeling;' assured fhat  one trial will establish its superiority over /all other .'package.Tea'! for sits,  dplightful ilavor and.reasonable price. '.���������'���������,''; . 7     :.    '  Seo'y.  CEBTiFICftTE OF'.IMPROVEMENTS.  j,. ' NOTTCE.   '-  ���������''K'umlierOne and NnnvborTwo'.Mineral/Claims  situate In'tlie Sloean  Minins division  ol  .West Ivootenay distriel... Where loeiUed :  On Noble-Five nioiiiilairi. -'-... .   ;-  :  :  Take nolioe that I, A. S*. X*in-v.-ci 1,' acting as  agent lor  John "'A. Whitticr,  J'"*ree  Miner's  Certilleal.e No. J1.77SA, intend..sixty davs from  date hereor, to apply to the Mininsltecorder  for Certiiieates ol Improvements, lor the purpose oi obtaining'Crown Grants oil the above-  claims.  And fnrtliertake notice, that action, under  Section 37, must be eoinmenced beiore the  is'-un nee olstieh Cci'tlticatea of Improvements  2-12-09 ' '���������-''  7A.S.'|i'AR\VJ!LL. .  CouMn" sleep at nig*M  with the torture.  Eczema, or Salt Rheum as it is  often called, is one of the most  ag-onizing- of skin, diseases, nothing  but torture during- the clay and twofold.torture at-nig-ht."  But'thcre's a remedy permanently  cures the worst kind of Eczema���������:  relieves the itching-, burning- and  smarting ancl soon leaves the skin  smooth and healthy.  It'is Burdock Blood Bitters.  Mrs, Welch, _ Greenban'k, Ont.,  tried it and here is what she says:  "B.B.B. cured me of Eczema three years  ag-o and I have had no return 6(* it since.  I was so bad that I could not sleep at nitrht  with it. '���������' .   .  " Reing- told of B.B.B. I tried it, and two.  bottles madeaperfectandpermanentcure,'!  My blend of Mocha and Java is;acknowledged to be: the best.  -All o Iherlines of pure, clean and fresh .Groceries on hand.;/-,.  NOTtCK  fjmcgii arid Twilinlit Mineral Claims situate,  in tlie  Slocan   Mining  division of West,  district.   Where located:   On Noble Five  mountain.  Take notice Unit J, A. S. Farweil, acting as  ngent lor.Inhn M. Harris, li'ieu Miner's Cerf.i-  licate No.' "liliasSA,  nnd Fred T.' ivelly.   Free  Miner's Cerlllicate No. D'SSO A.   intend,  sixty  sixty davs from tlie date hereof*,  to apply  to  llie'Mining Recorder  for  Certificate  ol   Improvements,  for  the purpose of   obtaining  Crown Grants oftlie above claims.  And further tn ice notice that action, under  ���������Section ,'i7. must be-commenced beforo the  Issuance ofsuch Certiiieates of Improvements  II-I2-IBI  A. S.FAmVELL.  SANDON.  KASLO.  ATNSWORTPI.  I desire to inform the  NOTICE. j;  Notice is hereby given that the Kaslo &  Lardo-Duncan Railway Company will apply  to   the  Parliament of Canada  at   Its next  session for an act to extend tho times limited  for the construction and completion of Its  works, and to authorize the Company to convey or dispose ol Its railway and works.  WHEALLER & MARTIN,  Solicitors-tor Applicants.  Kaslo, B.C., 1st of December, JSOU.  LADIES  Of Sandon and vicinity that I have  opened in Dressmaking and Millinery  in Crawford's store, opposite theYReco  hotel, where I .hope, by attention to  business, to secure a liberal share of  your patronage. ..  MRS. J. HENDERSON.  suffering from DRAINS, LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IM-  PQTENCYl VARICOCELE, etc., I say to you, as man  . to man, as physician to patient, DRUGS NEVER CURE.  Why not use nature's own remedy��������� ���������;��������� ���������  ELECTRICITY?  With my ELECTRIC BELT and .SUPPORTING SUSPENSORY, I cured 5,000 last year. Book���������"THREE CLASSES OF  MEN," explaining all, sent sealed free upon request. Or, if you live near by,  drop in and consult me free of charge.     . ��������� .  (There is but one genuine Electric Belt, and that Is the Sanden, Don't be deceived by cheap, worthless imitation?. I have had.30 years' experience and  control patents covering every part of my belt.)  DR. R. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal,"Que.  Kjflyy^WMftH-^^  fit Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forts.  Sandon.       >. Slocan City.  I  p  :!

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