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Array VOL. 5���������NO. 30.  SANDON, B.O., SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1902.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Town Jottings.  Fernie has seven cases of smallpox..  Aid. McDonald went to ', Nelson. on  Wednesday. '   .  ��������� If Judge Lilly, don't soon "haul down  that flag," it will have lost its beauty.  A snowslide between New Denverand  Three   Forks   delayed   the ��������� train  on  Tuesdav.,  ..  There is some talk- of the Hon. G. E.  Foster contesting the vacancy in Victoria for the Commons.  Louis Miller, who was hurt at the  Pavne some weeks ago, died in the Spokane hospital last week.  VVinnipeg has' four "competing" railroads, and yet the people complain of-  the freights as in uch as when they had  but one.  Most people may not know, the Last  Chance people are double tracking their  long tunnel of about 2050 feet. This is  one of the novelties of the camp.  The public'will' sympathise with Dr.  and Mrs. Gomm in the loss of their only  child on Sunday last. It is very hard to  part with the little ones at any age.  We have heard of several snowslides  in the vicinity the past few days; but  fortunately no damage to either life or  property has been done by any of them.  B. C. Riblet has erected several tramways on Vancouver Island. He appears to have a.very strong 'string 'on  the entire tram" business of the-pro-..  vince.  Here is the opinion of one sensible  man at least:; "Kaslo, Jan. 3rd, 1902.  The Mining Review, Sandon. Gentlemen,���������I have been many times pleased  in reading your paper to see the healthy  and sensible writings on public matters."  Mr. Whittier says the reason the  Goodenough has closed down and let  out its ten miners, ie because they have  been unable to make any money out of  it the past three years. The dividend  declared the other day was from money  on hand. .-,���������������������������  This is the way "Shady" Giegerich  sella apples: A man asked him the  other day for ten cents'worth. The  answer was laconically: Take all you  can cover with one hand. Up there the  large handed man has the start of his  fellow beings.  The Phoenix Pioneer says: A, B.  Docksteader, of Sandon, was a visitor  this week at the home of his father, D.  Docksteader. A family re-union dinner  was given New Years day by Mr. and  Mrs. W. R. Lockhart, on Standard ave.,  at which three generations of the family  were present.  Many of the Nelson people think that  if Kirkpatrick happens to be elected  mayor he cannot hold the seat, as the  taxes of some property in which he is  interested were not paid before the 1st  of December. Trifles like that never  block municipal matters in Sandon.  Men can even sue the city here under  contracts and hold their seats as aldermen.  Tattrie & Band, formerly owners of  the brewery here, are likely to commence the building of another at Frank,  Alberta, about the firstof March. Mr.  Tattrie has gone over the field, and considers it a promisng one ass the plao.p is  boomine. He finds, however, that like  the dealers in all other new towns, the  real estate men aro holding their pro*  pertv too hieh���������$100 for a 25 foot lot a  mile from the centre of the place. People retard rather than advance the  prospect of new towns by such foolish  actions.  M. Gintzburger and wife went to  Kaslo yesterday.  i^am Lovatt, brother of our mayor,  has gone to South Africa with the last  contingent.  It is understood Mrs. Cunning, wife  of Aid. Cunning, is likely to return to  Sandon shortly.  The steamer Revelstoke was launched  at Nakusp on the 8th. She will ply  on the Columbia, 50 miles north from  Revelstoke.  J. McDonald, an expert on the working of machinery, drills, &c, of Denver,  Colorado, is now at the Payne looking  over machine operating there.  Times are certainly getting no better  fast in Sandon. There are now about  200 men working in the hills where  there ought to be 2,000, and the cause is  not far to seek.  The trusteesof the band instruments  have instructed Mr. Grimmett to take  such steps as may be considered necea-'  sary to recover possession of the instruments from Mr. Trenarey. ���������  It is ali right for the lawyers of course;  but all tho same it appears to most, people the city is called on to .pay heavy  lawyers bills for advising Clerk Lyons  on matters on which he ought to be well  posted himself.  There are only ten men in the city  eligihle.for mayor and aldermen. There  are besides these ..ten C. Walmsley, A.  Osborne and R. Jalland, who we understand, are on. the bonds of city officials  and, therefore, disqualified.  The-Presbyterian Ladies' Aid Society  will give'a Basket Social in aid of the  church on Thursday. Jan. 16th. There  will be other interesting features in the  entertainment which cannot fail to  please. Everyone welome; ��������� admission  free.  People who have a regard for their  buildings should see the. snow is removed when it becomes soft weather.  Folliott & McMillan's shed collapsed  the other day on a lot of machinery and  lumber. Aid. Cameron's scare crow on  the flume suffered the same fate.  Here is an excerp from MoKenzie  King's report on the Rossland strike.  It shows he finds squarely against the  union, as it was reported in these  columns some weeks ago he would do.  The fact .that the Nelson Tribune is  roundly abusing him for his finding is  sufficient proof the unions are not  satisfied with his work: "I asked that  a meeting of the union might be called,  at which I might make a statement to  the members of the situation. This the  committee was unwilling to grant. I  offered to put what I had to say in  writing, and to read to the union only  the written statement after it had been '  submitted to them for their approval.  They would not, however, consent to  this. I subsequently, at the request of  the local executive, saw one of the  officers of the district association, to  which the local .union is subordinate,  and asked, as I had asked the executive  of the local union, whether or not he  would be willing for. the local union to  take a vote on the question of whether  or not the strike should be continued.  This, he said, could not be allowed!"  There will be a meeting of the liberals  of Sandon and vicinity on Wednesday  evening next in the council chamber  here, to discuss the advisability of forming a Liberal Association, and electing  a delegate to the convention to be held  in Vancouver on the 30th instant.  It looks now as if the Noble Five and  Last Chance were going to have a tnssle  in the courts similar to that enjoyed by  the Star and Slocan Star, and the War  Eagle and the Iron Mask. Jas. Dunsmuir for the Noble Five has taken out  an injunction against the Last Chance  to stop them encroaching on Noble Five  ground.  Mayor Lovatt is urging the prompt  collection of all taxes due, that the city  may straighten up its affairs. He is  opposed in this by some of the council.  Aid. Cunning claims realty taxes cannot be collected till two years due.  This is, of course, a mistake. Taxes are  a coi poration debt, and can be collected  in court the same as any other debt.  Collector Lyons is not disposed to act  in the matter.  Some of the friends of Chief Waite  justify his allowing those west end women to escape the other day, on the  ground he had no authority to hold  them. This the mayor and other offi-  cala say i'b not the case. They were  brought up under warrants, and when  they pleaded poverty they were allowed  a certain time to pay np in and their  liberty on their own recognisances.  Chief Waite, they say, was instructed  to look after them under the warrants,  and not allow them to leave the city till  their fines were paid.  City Council.  A regular meeting of the council was  held Monday evening with the usual  formality���������Present Mayor, Aids. Cameron, Cunning, Folliott, Duffy and Jalland.  COMMUNICATIONS..  , From, the acting Provincial Secretary  acknowledging receipt of-.c Jerks letter in  respect, to Mayor Lovett's ; veto of  resolution passed recommending the  appointment of himself as police magistrate.  From M. L. Grimmett stating that D.  J. McLaughlin had secured judgement  against the city for full amount claimed  with costs on condition that proceedings  would not be instituted against the city  until after the 15th inst.  From the, Bank of Mon treal acknowledging receipt of $1026.  The report of Finance committee was  received and adopted, recommending  payment of the following accounts:  SALARIES:  $200 "00  120.00  25 00  Geo. Waite, Nov. and Dec.;....  C. E. Lvons, Nov. and Dec......  M.L.Grimmett, Sal'y to Dec 31  ACCOUNTS:  Geo. Muirhard, meal ticket...  E. A. Cameron, 4,000 lbs. coal  J. V. Martin, labor, etc..........  Alex. Williamson, labor, etc.  Paystreak, printine.. .....  D, J. Robertson, burial ....  A. Osborne, wood   Sandon Water & Light Co......  C. McMillan , ...  8. S. Cameron, labor,   J. Grant   H, Bveis&Co   J. & J. Taylor, draft   Geo. Waite, sleighs   Geo. Waite, telegraph   City clerk   ",". v       . $816 75  The  reports   of  the   scavenger  and  chief of police were receeived and filled.  The latter shows that $94 was paid in  fines,  On motion of Aids. Duffy���������Jalland a  rejec-tment of the Mayor's veto of the  resolution passed favoring the appointment of city clerk Lyons to the position  of police magistrate was carried with instructions that a copy of the same be  sent to the Lieut-Governor at Victoria.  It was agreed by motion to pay Dr.  Gomm $100 on account if the necessary  cash is available.  5 00  15 .00  14 55  3 50  4 00  15 00  5 00  260 70  2 00  10 50  9 00  3 00  30 00  12 00  5 20  79 28  Mines and Mining.  The Whitewater shipped 41 tons this  week.  The Rambler at McGuigan shipped  102 tons for this week.  The last shipment from the Silver  Glance was 20 tons shipped a few  days ago.  The ore shipments of the Payne last  week were 154 tons, instead of 82 a6 reported..   ,  The.managers ot the Last Chance and  the American Boy say all they have to  report is that these properties are looking remarkably well.  The owners of the Silver Glance at  Bear Lake took out one car of 200 ounce  ore in placing a set and a half of timbers  on their drift.  The Goodenough mine closed down on  Tuesday letting out about 10 men. The  low price of lead can have tothing to do  with it, as the property carries but little lead.  The Star people sent up a body of  mining experts on Saturday to examine  the workings of the Slocan Star, to secure evidence for the courts in the celebrated apex case.  The new ore house erected at the Reco  the past year serves the Company a good  purpose whenever rawhiding and packing are unfavorable. The mine works  about 30 men right along, winter, and  summers-'r ' '-'- '  Some davs ago the Payne people in  sinking a winze below No. 5 tunnel encountered a large body of high grade  ore. They have since prosecuted'work  to a depth of over 60 feet; and find the  body continuous, as to body and grade,  which goes to show that even in ' the  lowe.Bt depths this celebrated property  is sure to prove a valuable mine.  The True Blue mine near Kaslo, managed by J. C. Drewry, of Rossland,.has  started shipping, the first consignment  of high grade copper ore having been  rawhided down to the Hall smelter on  the first of the year. Further consign-  mentswill follow as long as rawhiding  continues. The development of the  property is being continued meantime  with excellent results.  The annual meeting of the Globr  Mining Company, Limitc'd Liability,  was held at Kaslo on Tuesday last.  Reports of last year's operations were  discussed and "the company's future  prospects Avere under consideration.  At the next meeting on Tuesday, January 14th, new officers for the coming  year will be elected and all plans for  future work decided upon.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon, for the week were:  Mine. Tone.  Ivanhoe  30  Sunset  40  Reco  20  American Boy  20  Total,  110  T, o. Folliott says he will  for alderman again.  not stand  Kaslo has cut off the salaries of mayor  and alderman. Most of these small  places cannot pay salaries.  Dunsmuir'f* coal steamer Bristol was  wrecked at Dixon's Entrance on Wednesday. The captain and seven others  perished;   Loss over $60,000.  In a collision on the New York Central tunnel on Wednesday some 30 people lost their lives and many others  were seriously wounded.  Mto^*^^^ THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, January ii, 1902.  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 11,  1902.  RETROSPECTIVE.  It does not now require either a philosopher or a sage to show that the mining legislation of thef province of the  past two years has not been the best for  either the owner, the business man or  the  miner.   Because the Review took  strong ground in this matter, a number  of people set to work to abuse the paper  and even to  boycott its business, as if  that was going to help the country; but  all the same it is now an easy matter for  all to judge whether .this   paper was in  the   right, or   the wrong.   The Review  never  contended   eight  hours was too  short a day for miners  to work, on the  contrary,    we   repeatedly said it was  often   too long a   shift   in   many   of  the workings.   Nor did this paper declare that $3.50 was too much  for good  men for an eight hour day.    What we  did say was that wages should be based  on capability just as wheat, wood,.coal,  clothing and other commodities are sold  on   their  actual   value.    Summed   up  what we contended was, it was too early  in the history of   the   mining camps to  introduce any measures that prevented  owners and men from making theirown  bargains���������that restrictions either way  could  not iaU  to work  mischief.    We  know that nine-tenths of all  the business men of the Slocan are of our way of  thinking, but some are afraid to say so for  fear of  losing trade'thereby ; we know  also that scores and  scores of the best  miners in the country,  for many have  told us so, are  fully   in   line  with our  convictions, but dare not say so for fear  of the machines.   However, resultshave  told theirown story.   The miners know  whether or not collectively  they have  made as much money as before the tinkering took place.   The business men know  whether or not they are doing the trade  now they did three years ago,  and the  mine owners are just as well assured on  a   comparison   of   their bank accounts  then and now.  Whether the Review gets credit for it  or not,we have only to say that from the  outset we wrote from no other motives  than the best interests of the men, the  best success of the business community,  and the welfare of the country. Take  the situation in Sandon alone. In 1898  we shipped over 24,000 tons of ore, and  with a larger number of better developed mines now than then, our output last  year was but a trifle over 11,000 tons, less  than half what it was three years ago  when it should have been double. These  figures show that the men have, not had  woik here the past year, that the business men have not sold the goods, and  that the owners have not made the  money, and all because a condition of  which the Review rightly disapproved  has been forced upon the country.  It ia quite true that...the declining  prjce of lead has had something to do  with the decline of business;- but this  no one could have prevented; but so  also have the legal restrictions of which  we speak, which the people readily  could have prevented. What we want  in this-matter, now that a fair trial has  been had all around; is an honest  declaration from the peeple. Which  course was the better one, that of the  paper that pointed out the mistake and  anticipated ''the' inevitable consequences, even though it was unpopular,  or that of the' press that endorsed the  WHAT'S IN A NAME?  Depends : upon the "name.  Scott's Emulsion is a name  that has "value.- Maybe it  doesn't mean much to you���������  but to the consumptive who  has been strengthened and fattened, to the sickly children  who have received good health,  to the weak' 'mothers' and  babies who have grown strong  ���������to these Scott's Emulsion  means something.' ;   .  To all of them it lias' meant'  an easy and natural return to  health.'  This io priictically the substance of the  proposed reduction.  It may be a punishable offence for us  to say so, but nevertheless tire cheapest  way the city council can protect the  city from the flume and its consequences including expense, is to.turn the  creek south of Atheflon's store and run  it down to . D. McLachian's by a ditch  on Slocan i^tar street. That ditch could  be cut at a cost of a few hundred dollars,  the present course could then be filled  in and all considerable expense later on  would be averted. We merely throw  this out as a hint.  Communication.  I   , We'llsendyou a littleto try,if you lilc*.  SCOTT   &   BOWNE.      Chemists,  Toronto.  mistake, knowing it was one simply  because they knew they could make  m'oney by deluding the people through  their prejudices.  It is now generally' known that the  first announcement of the proposed  smelter rates was correct. The zinc  limit is to be reduced from 10 to 8 per  cent., that is all ores carrying over 8  per cent, instead of 10 as formerly, are  to be subject to the penalty, which will  reduce the smelter reduction from !f4 to  3 per ton. The reduction of !f'4, will  stand while lead is ������12 to ������13 in London, Eng. When lead goes over ������13 in  that market smelter- rates will advance  on a per centage until it .reaches ������19,  when   the  old   rates  come   into force.  For woman's guidance is found in the  fact that Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription cures female weakness and the diseases of the delicate womanly organs  which darken the lives'of'so many women with suffering - and sorrow. ��������� That raj;  of light has-penetrated 'many darkened ���������  chambers where.-women moaned in misery, and has guided them out to health  and happiness. -W Favorite Prescription "  is not a tonic, not a palliative, but'a positive cure for--the diseases which /are  peculiar to women. It-gives vigor "and  vitality. It banishes nervousness, headache, and all.the aches which come from  a diseased condition of the womanly  organs. A temperance medicine, it contains neither alcohol nor narcotics.  " I was troubled for three years with ulceration  and female weakness nud niy doctor gave xat  but little relief," writes Mrs. Lulu.-Hunter,'of.  Allciiton, St. Louis Co., Mo. "I saw an advertisement in the paper of Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription. I began the use of it about a year  ago. I took five bottles: of it, and one bottle of  'Golden Medical Discovery,1 and my health,is  better now than it was for years. I have also  recommended these medicines to some of my  friends, who suffered from; female weakness;  aud good results have followed." .   .'  LET TJS* HAVE FAIR PLAY.'  Editor Review:   It   will   be remembered  that  about a year ago our city  authorities   sentenced   a   vagrant to a  term of confinement at Nelson;   that  he was placed in charge of   Mr. Stubbs.  who was then chief of  police, and  that  he gut away from Stubbs   on   the   way  down', and so escaped   the, penalty.   It  will also be remembered  that in  a few  days after a great howl  was raised  in  the city, Messrs. Geo. Waite, A.David  and others leading in it against Stubbs,  demanding   his'  dismissal    forthwith.  That an investigation    was   held,   and  Stubbs was suspended  for- a   few days,  but this was considered insufficient  "by  the howlers, and they still clamored for  Stubb's dismissal and were never appeared' until Stubbs resigned last fall.   Now  we   have   a  parallel   case,  we hear no  word about it, and the public are wond-  ering'why.' Some daysago two w'estend  women were subjected to finesancl placed  in care of Chief Waite   until the   fines  were paid.    A'day or two after they got  on  the O. P. R.   train   in   broad'daylight and left the town   without paying  their fines, although Waite accompanied  them as far- as Three  Forks.   The  surprise is there is  no  investigation  or  demand for one in  the case of Waite.  If Sr, bbs was amenable to censure for  allowing  his  prisoner   to escape,   why  ���������is Waite blameless for allowing his to  take the same course.   The public want  fair play.If Waite is blameless an apology  is surelv due to Stubbs: if he ch'serv-,  ed punishment, why is   Waite allowed  to escape  it?    Where are Mr.   David.  Mr.   Waite   and the other trncliicers of  Stubbs now?   The  public demand   fair  play,   or' ns   the   mayor often  quotes  "Equal  riehts-to   all   and   favors   to  none."    Am I Jight or am   I  wrong   in  damandingan investigation in (hippa.ee  that  all' officials    may    be ' similarly  treated.  JUSTICE. '  JEWELRY  IASL  ������������������m^M^miir^ms^sssm^m^immi^B  If there is a  post  office  neighborhood   and  in  your neighborhood and you  have a jewelry want of any  kind,vwe >can supply it almost  as well as if you visited us  personally.  V - e for our'catalocue and  th-- have, practically, the ���������  finest stock of jewelry In ,  Canada to chr.ose from..  Besides, our system of one  price in plain figures aud our  . guarantee as to quality mean  so much to out-of-town buyers.  t ;  We prepay all delivery  charges, and if what .we send  j does not please you in every  particular, return1 it, and"by  next mail we will cheerfully  refund your money".   '      wxmMkmim  Yonge and Adelaide Sts  TORONTO.  ^^BSBnmmMmmwsmmiaiMSikimu  Spokane Fails &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  Boer and British Losses.  MAKES WEAK :\*MEM5!lldn6 ���������  '���������AW.sick women well.  ��������� London, Jnauary 7.���������A. published review of operations in South Africa during the past year, based upon official  reports, gives an interesting comparison  of Boer and British losses3. , The ; review  says that the total reduction of the Boer  forces in killed, wounded, taken prisoners and surrendered amounts .to. 18.320  men. Out of'this total only.7,093 rifles  were secured: British columns are supposed to have taken all the Boerartil-,  1p!% amounting'to 27 guns, exclusive of  the two captured bv General Dewet at  Zoefontein. The capture of Boer Mock  waa ��������� enormous, considering the great  hauls made during the earlier years of  the war. During the last year (ho total  of 29,882.horses were captured, while of  other stock, such as cat tie, oxen* nnd  sheep.-36,821 hpa'd were captured, The  British casualties from actual fighting  amount to only half those sustained bv  trip Boers,' namely 9113 men. of /which  1153 werp taken prisoners' and have  oince -been released. During flip last  year 4040 men died of rli.������pnpc\ 15 officers  arid 342 men werp accidentally killed,  and 25,800 were invalided home. .  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain Railway.  The only all rail r^ute between all points  east, west ami south to lioss'unrl, Nelson nnd  Intermediate points; connecting at Spokane  with tlreat Uortherp, Northern l'ucific, and O.  R. it K. Co.  c onneeis at Rossland with the Canadian  Pacific Railway for Boundary Creek points.  Oonnecis at Myc-r's Falls with stngo daily for  Republic.  Builett service on trains between Spokane  and Northport.  ICilective JfaySth, 1901.  Leave. Dav Train. Akkivh  9:00 a. m  Spokane 7:85 p ,ni.  lV:l������5 p. in Kos-sland 4:10 p. m.  10:10 a. in Nelt-on G:05p. m.  II. A. JACKSON, G. P. tt T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K. TACK A BURY,  Agent, Nelson, B.C.  Everybody Wants  -est'  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. - This coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,'  besides it is eariiy handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it for all kinds of grate.  B^X* "Wool's PhospfcoaineX  ,a*^s������/������t<LUM&      Tjie Qreat English Remedy.    ���������  .Sold'and recommended by all  druggists in Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered:  Six   ._. 'packages guaranteed to care all  forms of Sexual .Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or'Stirirulants. Mailed on receipt:  of price, ono paokage $1, six, $5. One will please,  six wiU cure. Pamphlets free to any. address.  Tlie Wood Company, Windsor, Oat.  Sold in Sandon by McQueen aud F.  Donaldson, Druggists.  J.  itkl THE MINi:\  ������;\  -Saturday, January ii,  1902.  eeoo9������������e������aoooo������e������������oeoo������������9������  ^ #0<>$^<^^^<& ���������$><$$<> <L>^<!������ft  '���������  For the next ten days  we will offer ail our  Xmas Goods at Cost.  0  ���������  $>  JEWELER.  ���������e������e������oo9ooe������oeoe������9eee000*9  0990909990 O.O 00000690009090  .Iu addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fine assortment of all  Our Boots and hoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them. ' ��������� ���������f  J". iR. CAMERON.  LIMITED.  ��������� OPEIIATIN'G ���������  The fattest and best assorf=  ment ot jockey Sticks m the  city at Cliffe's bookstore  Kaslo. I Slocan Railway.  Int9rsational ��������� Navigation., I r Mm Co,  Shortest and quickest route to the east and  all points on the 0. X. &. U. and Northern  Pao.ilio Railways in Washington, Oregon and  Southern States.  TIME CARD EFFECTIVE AUGUST rst,   1901.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY CO.  S:SO a.m. leave Kaslo ... arrive  -1:00p.m.  10:55 a.m. arrive Sandon leave 1:15 p.m.  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &  TRADING CO., LTD.  KASLO-XELSOX EOUTIS.  5:20 p.m. leave Nelson arrive 11 :(1[) a.m.  . 9:10 p.m. arrive Kaslo leave     7:00 a.m.  Connecting at Five Mile Point with Nelson it  Fort Shenpard Railway both to and from Rossland, Spokane, lite.  Tickerssoldtoiill points in United States nnd  Canada via' Orcnt Northern, Northern Pacific,  0. R. &X.Co.,itc, &c.  Ocean and steamship tickctsand rates via all  lines will he furnished on a, plication.  For further particulars call on or a'ddress  .   '       Kobt. Irving, Manager. Kaslo, B. C.  . Geo. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  WORLD'S SCENIC ROUTE.  Direct Line���������lowest Kates  EAST  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  WEST  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  fcan Francisco  Via th e 00 Line,  St.  Paul  aud Chicago  t>w>  BONDED WAREHOUSE AT. KASLO.  SANDON WAREHOUSE ON K. & S. RY.  M. L. GRIMMETT, IX. B.  Barrister, .Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  ���������A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.,..  Meets first Thursday in each month at 8'p.  Visiting brethren cordially invited;  A. B. DOCKSTEADER, Sec'y.  and all U. S. Points  TOURIST SLEEPER SERVICE.  MLv. Ecveletoke, Wed., Fri., lSiiii.  Lv. Dom. Jet., aron., Thnr., Sat.  Leaving Kootenay Landing Friday.  St. Paul, Toronto,  Montreal  and Boston.  lltol,' ]\[on.; Wed., Fri.  Vancouver. Seattle and Coast.  STEAMSHIP SERVICE.  From Vancouver to Alaska, Hawaii.  China, J span and Australia.  Tlrrough bookings to Europe via all  Atlantic lines.  Prepaid tickets from all points at  lowest rates.  H. W. H.uusouii, Agent,  Sandon, B. C , or  J. S. Carter, E. j, Coylk,  D.P.A.,Nelson.    A.G.P.A.. Vancouver  Established 1858.  IBB SANDON WHOLESALE WINE * LIQUOR- HOUSE.  Wish to inform the citizens of Sandon and all the near by towns, cities  and villages, as well as the mines and private families, that they have a  $13,000 stock of well assorted and very linn choice Wines and Liquors,,  including the best brands of Scotch, Irish and Canadian  Whiskies���������both in ' bottle and on draught, all the leading brands  of Gins, Rums arid Brandies imported. Also Native and Imported  Wines, including Port, Sherry, Muskctele, Claret, Sautern, Angelica and  Champagne, which for age and flavor arc not surpassed in tlie province.  Also a full line of French Cordials arid Liquers, Bass & Co.'s Ales,  Guinness's Porter, Lager Beer, &c, ecc. A<so a large and choice assortment of Cigars. >  Absolutely Pure Brandies, Whiskies, Wines for Jledical Purposes.  STORE AND BOTTLE DEPARTMENT���������MAIN STREET, SANDON.  Order by mail or phone G, ]\. FUfll,   TOanatfer.  will receive prompt attention.      7 s   ��������� 'ATLANTIC - STEAK8HIF KIWI  To and from European points via ''nrisdmi  and American linen. Apply for sailing date*,  rates and full information.to any ('  I'.K. nuant  or H. W. Hiirbour. Agent, Sandon,  W.P. K Cuimiilnsrs, Ccn.S.S. Agent,Wiiuiipeg  raMUUHVCSUnalEKBOKBBKnnWERCSXM  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTIOK.  .Summit Fraction and Surprise Extension  Mineral Claim.';,  Situate in the Slocan Mining Division of West  Kootciiny District.   Where located:  At the  head of'idcGuigun  creek,  and  near  tho  Surprise.  TAKE NOTICE that I, W. .1. If. Holmes   act-  ing as agent for William  Kent, Free .Miner's  Certificate N'o. BP.Ttidl, intend, Gil'days from the  date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Iniprovcnrnts, for the purpose     of  obtaining   Crown   Grants   of   the  above claims  And further take notice that action under  Section S7 must he commenced he fore tlie issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Dated litis 13th day ot Oc.tohcr, A. D. 1901.  XV. J. H. HOLMES, P. L. S., Agent.  Manufacturers of all kinds  Plain and Fancy  of  m  ft  mm  VICTORIA, B.C.  a  BRANCH--VANCOUVER, B. C.  The Host Complete Health Resort  On the Continent of North America.  SITUATED HIDST SCENERY-  UNRIVALLED FOR GRANDEUR.  HALCYON SPRINGS, ARROW LAKE, B.C.  Resident physician aud nurse. Hoatinir  fishing and excursions. In telegraphic conil  munication with all parts of the world Two  ������-llls an.nve aud depart everv day. Special  Vunter T erms: |12 to ?is per week/ according  to residence in hotel or villas. Its baths cure  all nervous and muscular diseases Its waters  heal all kidney, liver and stomach ailments    '  v  w  WJM^m^MW^m^Mmmm^w^B^m^w^^  wr.,.'. rrit*-  rfftl.lfWfJ  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, January ii, 1902.  u  I  Gold and Silver Production.  Washington, Jan 4.���������The prelim-  linary estimates of Mr. Roberts, director of the mint, on the production of  gold and silver in the United States  during the calendar year 18[)1 indicates  only a slight gain over the preceding  year. The yield of Alaska fell off by  about one million dollars: Colorado  made a slight gain in gold and the  other producers were nearly stationary.  The yield of silver exceeded that of  the previous year by about two million  fine ounces. The total number of  ounces of gold produced is shown to  have been 3,880,578, having a commercial value of $80,218,800. The  number fine ounces of silver produced  was 59,653,788, having a commercial  value of $35,792,200. The coinago value  of the silver is approxmately $77,000,-  000.  Following is the production by states:  Silver Fine.  Washing  TQacKmes  Were You Ever Satisfied  J  riflMBgiEMMgHBig^^  Gold Value.  Alabama $       3.900  Alaska    0,904,400  Arizona    4,163,400  California  15,730,700  Colorado  29,000,000  Georgia        144,000  Idaho     2,273,800  Maryland     ��������� 200  Michigan         20,000  Missouri  700  Montana     5,023,400  Nevada    3,000.000  New Mexico       832,800  North Carolina... 65,������00  Oregon     1,777,800  South Carolina...      120,000  South Dakota     6,601,800'  Ounces.  43  55.000  2,995,500  1,118,333  20,033,333  830  4,000,000  1  102,000  Tennessee.  Texas   Utah   Virginia   Washington.  Wyoming....  200  1.100  ,824,300  7,400  620,200  62,000  14,500.000  4,000,000  434,300  16,558  125,000  317  364,120  5  447,400  10.250,000  1,049  350,000  30,000  Wooden and Fibre Tubs and  Palls of Every Description.  Glotlies Wringers  Clothes Pins, Sail Irons,  Brushes, Etc.  WE HAVE EVERY THING TO  COMPLETELY OUTFIT THE  FAMILY LAUNDRY. CALL  AND SEE OUR LINES.  Total* 80,218,800  British Klonkike..l7,59ri,400  59,053,788  187,666  The Rossland Strike.  The following   telegrams   bearing on  the   Rossland    strike  are   significant.  They convey the impression the execu  tive of the union there do not want the  public to know all the facts:  Rossland, B. C, Jan. 6th.  W. L. Mackenzie King, Ottawa.  Union officials say your report grossly  unfair and charge that you refused make  investigation under Conciliation Act  1900. clause 7 of which provides for an  enquiry under oath. Say you would not  make this investigation. Please reply  lor publication.  C. A. Cregg, Editor Miner.  To the above telegram Mr. King replied as follows:  Ottawa, Ont.,.Tan. 7th.  C. A. Cregg, Editor Rossland Miner,  Rossland, B. C.  Clause 7 Conciliation Act. requires  consent in writing of parties in dispute  before governor-in-council can under  this clause authorize taking evideme  under oath. Up to present time I have  received no request in writing from  either party.  W. L. Mackenzie King,  Deputy Minister of Labor.  H. BYER5 & CO.  16-2-1 Reco Avenue, Sandon.  With cheap goods of any kind, especially GROCERIES? We  think not, but, of course, we may be mistaken, however, .we have  jtist received the following Canned Goods���������and they are all the finest,  freshest and BEST BRANDS of goods in the Kooteuays to-day:  Kent Brand Tomatoes Kent-Brand Corn Kent Brand Peas  Kent Brand Golden Wax Beans  Cutting's California Fruits and Simeoe Brand of Berries of all kinds  for Pie and Table Use.  We have also the only complete lines in Fancy Canned Meats,  Vegetables, Fish, and Shell-fish in Sandon, call and see them.  H. Qiegerich. Stores al Sandon, Kaslo, Ainsworth.  9  9  9  Theo. fladson  TENT AND AWNING  FACTORY    BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. C.  :   Suits of "Health Brand" Under-  :  ���������   wear.   Only a Few left.  ALL WOOL.  ALL STYLES.  ALL PRICES.  ^I.Cl>l.<-l^l.<-l.'l.|.l.".>*l<,<.>,������.".<,l/'<.<"l^l.<%������M,������"i^<.<'K'<.lS^l,/'w^.<,1.'l.l> ^<.<*k.M.>S.M.I'W'W*U'  FOR SALE ONLY AT  IHE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  ���������  ������  Kupy :m cs.--  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are oiTerinir at the lowest prices  the best eraden of Ceylon, India, (,;hina  und Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON. B.C.  Cook's Cotton Boot Compound  la successfully used monthly hy over  rlO.OOO Ladles. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask  ^ your druggist for Coolc'g Cotton Bool Compound. Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  Imitations are dangerous. Prion, No. 1, tl per  box; No. a, 10 degrees stronger,$8 per box. No.  1 or 3, mailed on receipt of price and two 8-ecnt  Stamps. The Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  fSSTifoB. I and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists lu Canada,  Sold in Sandon by McQueen aud F. J.  Donaldson, Druggists.  Wanted���������A  Husband.  Handsome American lady, independently rich, wants a good, honest husband. Address, Eric., 193 Washington  street, Chicago, 111.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  ���������������t*������(i������ttt������i*fo������toe������������(������t*tA**������*������������������t*((ot������(o������tt8t������et(  THE   PROSPETORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silver-lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.     '  FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  EXCHANGE for. exhibition.  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  Corresuondeuce solicited.   Address all communications to  Telephone No. 104.      P. O. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B. C.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.  We have a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies' and Children's  Boots an d hoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for our groceries. We have on hand a good  selection of the best makes. .  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  FOR   SAXjEJ.  A limited number of Shares in  Similkameen Valley Coal Co.,  Limited.  FOR SALE.  Four  heavy work horses, sleighs an  wagon.   Apply to  J. P. Wilson, Sandon,  For   further   particulars  prospectus apply to  Wm. W. Fallows,  SANDON.  Official Agent for Slocan District.  and  Dealers in IQeats  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY  i >  H  l>  \\  i i  ! \  . 1  .-   )  a  Vv  'Li  a i  ;v  ���������')  '<(*,  i !  . r i  M!  I 1]  \  .8  HI  I

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