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 r  ^L  VOL 2.      NO. 37.  SAHDOn, B .C, SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1899.  /���������  /  FIVE CENTS.  THE S  The Great Silver-Lead Producer, the  ���������    Banner Division for 1898.  Value of ths Output Is $3,437,843���������The  Largest in the Province.  \\ Notwithstanding all the fusa that is  being made in England, and elsewhere,  over gold properties, this year as well  as last, in the face of the compar.itive-  {, ly low value of silver, tne Slocan leads.  . "<, the province in tlio value of out-put.  We dc[ not include the shipments  from Whitewater as that place is not  in tho Slocan Division proper, though  much of the business of the mines  there is done in this city.  In his 1897 report Mr. Cariyle put  down the gross value of Slocan' ores  at$110 per ton, and as silver is now  the same value as when his reports  were aompiied we quote the ores at  $110 per ton, which gives a' gross -value  of $8,437,843 to the ores exported in  1898, from th������ Slocan. This is by long  odds the greatest value of any division  of the province.  Ths Rossland Miner of the 1st inst.,  puts the exports of the Trail Creek  Division at, to use its own figures, the  "enormous" sum of $2,804,758 or $033,-  085 less than the Slocan output. The  "enormity" then of the Trail Creek  Division consists of the blowing of its  papers.   But let us take a single in-  III PUBLIC IEII!  An Enthusiastic and Largely Representative Gathering.  A Lively Shower of   Fun  and Missiles.  :  , stance for comparison.   The output of  of tlie country only  got I the LeRoi was 66,000, at $30 a ton=M,-  lifllf fnir   play in   the I 980,000.   The shipments of the Pi yno  .he year were, 13,190 tons ai  $110=S1,-1������0,900. Taking the' money  invested in both mines, cost of operating, etc. into account, and the divi-  ��������� dends of the Payne are three or four  '' '1_~        '' Lelloi.     For   in-  If this part  anything like . ,    ���������      ,      ,.. . c   ��������� ^, ���������  matter of advertising, so that prospec- \ Jjf^JlJf, ^ JCnn*���������'?'- 13'l?������,tons"  tive investors would  really  see what  was going on in  eliis part of the country and what tlie field for investments  really w-is, weWve no'doubt but that j times those_of_ the  stance the LaRoi employes some 400  men and the Payne not more th.in  150.  From   these   figures,   which   spi.ak  .uul ti.idt  of' -Slocan City   to I most   eloquently   for   themselves,   it  xnd   north   of   Whitewater , must be apparent that all this country  prospsots known   to   have j requires to produce astonishing results  value  if   only the  capit.il   was j is legitimate advertising���������no booming  tl  >J  our output the piat scWon would have  been fully doubled. ,        ^   '  At every point of this country   from  the south  tho   east,  there ..are  RroMt  aviil.ible to doveLop them. The craze I or blowing but an honest represent*  appears to be for the gold properties of j tion of the prospects on which show  Rossland ; but considering the money i ings have been found, and which a few  invested thers ami here, the profits to ��������� thousand dollars would bring to the  holders in the rflocau aro showing'"  themselves to infinitely better advantage.    A.  few. tlious,.tuU   invested in a j above.  Sluc.ui property ivill control and work j It is the bounden duty of the mine,  it/ while it requites a millionaire to prospect and property owners of this  hnn-ll'j a gold  proposition     No doubtj country  to see  that it may receive  a  front as prominently and as prufita bly  us any of the mines  we have named  w  for those  who have   tlie means  many , show of, at least, naked justice  ' Rossland pu>perti<!g are most excellent;  investments; but what we  want more {  particularly  to iimpress 011   tho public |  'is that the Slocan is the lield for men |  who    have     limited  make no mistake in >  and  .companies  means,  and they  investing hero.  We give below  year by minus:  A Sampler for Rosebory.  the  output.  "���������������������������l.-,vi  FROM   SAXDON'.  MlNB.  Pay ne   Ruth   Sloojiu Star ...   Last Chance...   Rccd.....................:......';  Queen Bess;.'....................  Sovereign........................  Blue Bird..v....:.........i..::..���������:  Treasure Vault...-.-.'.   Ajax............��������� ...  Canadian group    Noble Five.:.:..'....-....   Miller: Creek.....................  Goodenough........���������...........  Saohir.e ,1....................  Coin..;......:......:...,..,........  Wonderful group..............'  Fountain Fractiori...........  {. Wonderful Bird................  / Argo..........:......;..,:���������...   Total......;.....:.......;....  Texs.  ..13,190  .. 3,006  ..2,933  .. 1,599.  .:.   519  :.,-;i7i>..-.  .. 7ioo  ..'.- 45  .'-      40  ..      .33  22  .'.'    "'20 J  .'���������'.    20  : ��������������������������� 20  is*  .������������������'. ; 8*  '.���������������������������'.. .Si  ���������    ��������� :-7 ,  S3.  04-  ...       2J-  IS.t-i  will  bin,  for   the !     After many a moons. Rosebory  h.'ivu ore  sampling " works   that  employ some ten  or more men ,   ...  the building erected"for that purpose  'which was, ,many think, built  to sell  the townsite, will not be used.    A new  I building with a capacity of 100 tons a  I clay  will be erected for that purpose.  I The work is undertaken by an Amer-  I ican  company with  ample American  j capital, and will bo running  in a .few'  I weeks.  '. G: VV.-'.McDonald, an;. American, who is  to be  manager, is now on  ths spot commencing opt rations���������the  erection    of the     "slocan   Sampling  Works.". Once running  they will buy  and pay  spot cash for all -.kinds  nnd  1 classes of ore.   It is:.confidently'stated  that yie institution will be in operation in six weeks.  At length the public meeting talked  of for some time was held Wednesday  evening, called by the mayor. F. L.  Christie was called to the chair, though  it was the mayor's duty to act, and  Judge Lilly was chosen secretary.  Mr. Christie did not know how or  why the meeting was callsd, as no programme was placed in his hands.  The mayor eloquently declared that  the meeting was called "to hear the  kickers."  Mr. David wanted the .council- to  give an account of^their stewardship.  Mr. Cliffe said the ordinary course  was for the council to go over the work  of the past year, giving reasons for  their acts ; for new aspirants to suggest  amendments and improvements, and  for tho audience to close in'commonts.  Mr. Buckley was of Mr. Chile's opinion.    The meeting   first desired an ex  .22,373}  ������������������FKOat THBBE.FORKS.' :-     ,.  Idaho..;................,......... ���������.3j765 7-8  tlii  if/..  v.  Queen Bess.  Alamo.........  Monitor .....  Hustler....;..  Total...   ���������FllO>r;iCCGCIGA.N.  jvV Local mines.........................  SLOGAN l.AJCK POINTS.  From New Denver-���������  California...'   !{���������, I From Bo.mu Landing���������  tj$[ Bosun...:.........,;.. ...  From Silverton���������  Comslook ,   Emily Edith....,,....  20  Fidel'Hy........... .....1.30  Fisher Maiden., '.. .107  Silver Nugget..!..:  'flj  Vancouver 420  Wakefield 100  ,The meeting of the council was held  on the 3rd inst. with the m.iyor in ;the  .1,643 chair.-;  Present   Aldermen.Crawford,  .. 5S1 5-6  Hunter arid Mighton.        .���������.'.���������'"'.  ..   '40 Tne following accounts were ordered  ...   18 2-3  to be paid:   ������������������ Salaries for.December.......  .6,049 3-8  Fire Dcpl.........................  ���������   ���������    S.W. and Light Co:...........  , ' ^a;,! Harris & Kellv........   ���������,J-'UUU ' Registry Office..................  Telegrams & Postage.; ,  P.O. Box, rent .'.............  E.'-F. McQueen '.........  D. J- McLaohhn... .:.....  Supplies for Gaol..   Min'ixc. Ri'viuw..'. ...  Karr& Wilson..... .....  I). Cameron   Repairs to.Hose C;irt   :,  60  I  Atherton  McKinnon.  Co..  8474.82'  16.80  253.25  42..  7.50  2.45  3.  .30  .1.50  22 20  9.  11.25  4.50  -   2.50  7.90  30.95  WP  Total for Silverton   in Ten Mile Lauding���������  Enterprise.   / .    TOTALS l?li.OM S1.0CAN,  Sandon...;.. ���������   Three Forks...........   Silverton.......   McGuigan....   ', Ten Mile....... .'..  [ Bosun Landing :   )Mew Denver; .'..'. ;....   '^iiji; Grand total....;.  .. Tot.il:......-..'. ..: '....������S94.77  The account  of Dr. Powers of   ?20t  1007.J ! fo.t )u;ofe,������;siOniii services was   left, over  onmotion of Crawford ami Mighton.  <    The. ollioials'monthly reports   were  j read and filed:.  ...400  1   22,373}  :........... 0 049$    liOGTJj  .:. 1,000   :......   400 !  .: '    304} i    .. co I   ......31,251^!  )  WHITEWATER STIIPjrENTS;  I Whitewater......   j Jackson........:   J White water, Deep......   Charleston.   Northern Belle. .....;   Total............   .1,957  ,. 66  .39  .    31  'CHURCH   ������������������NOTrtJS.  ���������Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will he held  torinorrow at  11 a. m.   and 7.30 p. m,  There will be no morning service in  the Virginia hall to-morrow ; Rev. J.  A. Cleland will preach at the usual  houriu. the evening���������7:30.,  ._.    Union Sabbath School in the Meth-  16 j odist church at 12:15 p.m , after close   :��������� ��������� of morninjj services.   Everybody wel-  .2,109; come.       '  planation of the record of the  closing  year fro>n the council.  Dr. Young wanted to know the situation of the flume by-law, and Mr.  Grimmett explained that the council  had had no word from it of any significance.  Aid. Hunter heard there was consider, bio dissatisfaction with tho way  business was done the past year, and  he would liko to hear how it could  have been done dill'ereiitly or better.  1 Mr. Buckley asked for tlie revenue  of tho past, year, and the clerk said excepting for Deeoinbcr it was ������12,200.  Mr. D. J. Robertson heard of sever il  charges against the council, and .he  would'like to hear them either successfully refilled, or Qubyfauoiale.l.  Mr. David understood at the outset  that the council were selected for their  busincj-s ability ; but was convinced, as  were many other citizen**, that ability  did not show itself in tho record of the  council.   They hired a solicitor to look  after the interests  of the city, and he  turned out to be the solicitor of an individual   instead.   Mr. Grimmett   before incorporation reiterated  the complaints of many that money Was going  out. of town -continually and the people-  appeared powerless to prevent it.'  He  (Mr. G.) also.represented then that the  ordinary  receipts of the place Would  ���������meet the demands of the place without   fealty taxation ;   but  how did  it  turn out?   Ho also represented that a  sewer system, was required, but, not the  first year���������no w.ord of thoWlumc before  incorporation, and after incorporation  it was  uncermonio.usly sprung   upon  the people. --There was no   blame, attached to Mr. Harris for getting all the  improvements.'he could   out   of  the  council,; but it was the duty of the latter to stand between   the1 (.eople and  tl>e  undue service of anyone.   Some  tiino before  incorporation Mr. Harris  spoke of building the!flume- himself,  showing how 'material, a service it was  to him.  'He had got certain privileges  in connection .; with the stream when  building his water system,  but he had  no power   to turn them over   to  the  council by word of mouth.   The council had the audacity to assume  before  commencing the flume that they knew  how the people would vote  on it, and  went to work at it;   The vote had been  taken,   no one  was consulted till 'the  expenditure wiis-made, and then  thoy  assumed   their''slaws   would   concur.  Mr. Grimmett succeeded by a dodge in  electing  the council   he wanted, and  they, especially the mayor, set out in  improving their own property at tho  expense  of the taxpayers.   The latter  were, in turn,'called |,kjckers"'for objecting.   Tney illegally taxed -tlie people for such improvements and redress  was refused.   JVcxf year our taxes were  sure to 00 higher than the past, as interest and sinking fund would  have to  be met.    When the  flume   was  being  built Mr. Crawford made arrangements  with the. other blacksmith to put iu  no tender, but divide the work.    When  payments .were..made Mr. Crawford got  ������10  to the other's 61.   Before this private incorporation the mayor also had  business   dealings'  with   the . council  contrary to law.   Some of the council,  in this way,   had   disqualifies   themselves.-and the solicitor knew it.   He  himself did  not like   to walk  out of  town without 'a cent,   but   the  taxes  would   soon   consume   Ins   property.  There was but little public work done  in  the  city of service to the masses,  but much for the council themselves.  The flame should not have cost  more  than $6,000, and would not if built by  a private individual.     If the council  had served the people they should not  remain silent but set to.work and show  it 'hat evening. They were even practically licensing the demi-monde by  their system of fining contrary to all  hiw and statutes. Ho! then recited���������his  complaint against Mr. Harris' water  rates, as published in the other paper  last week. t  Mr. Grimmett felt that when an   attorney, was' accused   of   betrayiil   of  trust, it   was   time   to   speak.      Mr-  David sa-w lit to lay  the   duties   of   a  city attorney before the .people   from  his stand point.   A year ago   he   was  employed as solicitor and had   to   advise the council when requested to  do  so.   He challenged Mr. David to show  he had used his influence or office   in  any respect against   the   city   or   the  council in favor of Mr. Harris or any  one els?.   If Mr. David   would   make  the charge that he had in direct  form,  he, (Mr. G.), woald   see   that   it   was  properly ventilated.     He never   once  interferred with; the   council   in   any  way, shape or form and never advised  only when asked to do   so.     He   had  clients in the city last yea'-   who   had  paid him more money than Mr.Harris  ilid.    Mr. Harris,' Mr.   Atherton   and  Mr. Buckly had been good   friends   ol  his when he first   came  to   the   place  and was pleased h'j had retained  their  good offices .ever since: , If  both   Mr.  Harris and the ��������� city   withdrew   their  patronage from   him,   he   thought he  could live in the place.     At the start  he tor>k an active interest in the incorporation.     Situated as the place   was,  m.my thought it wauld  be   better   by  incorporation.     lie talked even to Mr.  David about it, an   he at the time was  .111 .mlent friend of incorporation     All  the business nwn   and   hotel   keepers  were in. favor of it as  the government  olhVi.ils wore   continually   interferinsr  with personal affairs.   He spent much  time over incorporation   and   got   no  personal benefit      A   couple   months  after incorporation all decided on flum-  ing the crook to protect the city.   Jsel-  .-,011 and Rossland on incorporation got  /lower to   burrow  money   for   public  works under an .ict expiring   in   1S97.  Sandon, of course, could not '-take   nd-  v-mtage of this   but   the   government  promised   11 delegation   to   make   an  eejual provision for ''1 his  place.     -The  council went on with the work  belicv-  ieg the promise would be carried   out.  This was   the   requisite   explanation.  He .iske.l Mr. Harris .who was  present  if he ever discussed with him   in   any  way the flumiug of  Cirpeiiter   creek,  and that gentleman replied  empb.itic-  aliy, '"-No."   Atone  time   Mr.   David  told him Mr. Harris was charging him'  too much for his water  supply.' ."t,He  'replied as city solicitor he could   take,  uo action in   the   matter���������in fact   he  advised the.eotinoii to the same,   purport��������� ::-s it was purjjly- beyond the city  by-iawsj   The action, if  any,   would  have to be taken up by Mr.. David   va  the courts., Mr. Hnrris got his charter  from the government anr!|not the city  council,'and the city council could not  therefore become plaintiff in   a   suit.  He (Mr. G.) was in-no way responsible'  for the acts of tlie council.   He always,  did the best he could for 7 the   council'  when asked to. act,   the, same   as   he  would for any other   client' and   that  was all there was to it.  Mr. Harris said he at no time, in auy  way,.shape or form, tried to influence  the council in any of their acts. If at  any time any ofiihe aldermen asked his  opinion'he gavo.it, and that was all.  He never.in any way suggested to them  what'.thev should'do wUh the Hume,  or any other public work, lu fact, he  had but one or two properties to be  affected by a freshetso far as the flump-  wais built, ho was no more interested in  it thun many ; another citizen though  he,was the largest tnxpaj'or in the  place, and had to bear much of tho  burden. As to Mr. David's water  grievance ho charged that gentleman,  but $2,50 what hw charter provided  for ii store-and residence. 'The operation of iiis system was very exponsi-c  and he had to have reasonable rates to  make it sel'-sustaiuing. The audience  appeared to fully appreciate the. way  he put his 'defence  Aid. Crawford said iie novel" in any  Wiiy had any conversation in the  .riiffcure of any agreement or compact  wif.11 any otherhlacksiuith as to charges  for ilume work, and he challenged any  man to prove he had. Hi., did whatever work w.is brought, to him by tii.e  superintendent, charged regular rates  for it, and,that is all he knew about it.  Beleived he did not do more work than  the other blacksmith. This closed the  speeches, though a sort, of running fire  was kept up as after clops for some  time longer.  The Washington has 0 foot of solid  ore.  The Whitewater   Deep   has  down for the present.  The Idaho mine was   damaged  other day by a biiow slide.  The Wakefield   near   Silverton  reduced its stafrfor a short time.  The sale of the Black Grouse to1  English Co. is making things look  at Three Forks.  closed  the  has  an  up  Tho War Eagle Go. of Rossland'has  purchased the Eureka, Summit and  (.Mineral Hill claims near the Ruth,  which goes to show gold men arc desirous of securing silver lend properties.  There are at present six men at work  on the R. E. Lee close to town driving  a 700 feet cross-cut to strike the ore at  a considerable depth. This mine, was  at one timea good shipper and is like- ���������  ly to yopn again appear oh the lists.  Rawhiders are now hauling ore for  Ihe tleco that is work $100 per s-ick of,  125 lbs. At this rite a car would be  worth from $15,000 to $20,000, At any  rate the Reco turns out the most 'valuable sdver ore known in the Wide  world.  Several men are at work on the Selkirk on tho Ruth hill. A fifty feet  shaft has been sunk on the lead , that  encountered ore all the way and now  a tunnel is being driven to strike the  lead whore that shaft if extended , 140  feet further would intersect it. Jt is  believed ivhen this work is done the  property can be called a .mine and a  good one.  Slocan City Looking Up.  Slocan City, Jan. 2, '99.���������The Alexander strike, of five feet of solid ore, is  the lates.t excitement., and it.isin uo  wiiy exaggerated. The property is sit-  11 ��������� tod near the second north fork of  Lemon creo1".  The new bridge across the Slocan  river is now. under construction. A  Nelson man'has the contract, and considerable indignation is felt by local  ccKtractors as (hoy i'ei.1 they were not  properly dealt With by the government?-,  officials.  .,.' The1, Earl King mining claim, about  two-miles from the mouth of. Sloca'n  river is now he ing worked by its own-  (H. with a good showing. H:Fyfe.  and Paul Hanck are the locators and  are doing their' own development  work. ��������� .  , Several former Slocan City residents  .ire now returning. Property has advanced 50 per cent. ���������; in the past few  days in the city. The Two Friends  miners have gone to work with re-  hewed vigor and anticipate another  surprise soon.  Sandon Ore Shipments,  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for thu week ending January 5 :  "'���������SIINEjg'       .,     ������������������     *������    :. TONS..  Vayhti ....:....?.... .;...............120  '.'Last Chance '.'. .."......'; ....40  Reco...... .20  ���������Total....  .ISO  Tiiree Forks Ore Shipments.  Kor. tho W  00  k  en-  .lini  D..  ���������?������. 3L  it, the  Three Forks  si  iii.  fun  outs  ot  ore w  ore :  Mine.  Tons.  CJuemi Bess..  ... 0'Jg  * 20-  ...1-121  TO CURE COLD IMOiME DAY.  Take LaxafciveBromoQuinine Tablets.  .All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  DIARRHCEA  From whatever cause is promptly  checked by Dr. Fowler's Extract of  Wild Strawberry.  McGuigan Ore-Shipments.  The shipments  from  tl  lis  iioint for  month of Dcccemb.cr, '  OS.  Wi  are:  Mine.  Tons.  '���������   ���������   45  .... 45  STIFF JOINTS  Are quickly limbered 'up bj'the application of Hagyard's Yellow Oil���������.the  most wonderful all around remedy  made.   Price 25c. 1  =!^!Sn^ GbeflMnfnglRevfew  SATURDAY JANUARY 7, 1899.  CIVIC AFFAIRS.  'lhat there  has  been   more or less  friction  bet ween sections of the community   the /iast year,   over civic at-  airs, is  apparent to  every  one/ The  Revikw has   carefully tried   to avoid  sympathy with either section, but has  never shrunk lrom   pointing out  mistakes and suggesting remedies, which  is the proper province of a local paper.  In the first  place, a. serious  mistakp  was made in the first election   in barring   two   candidates   for aldcrrnanic  honors on technicalities which the law  would never support.    It gave   many  the impression that the intention of a  section of the people was to have a certain board,   no matter  what the community thought of it. '  Another mistake is in inequalities  of payments for salaries and other  services for work done. The people  believe in paying properly for actual  services, but not for time or, names  without equivalent service. The revenues of the city for 189S will be about  $13,000, and it is all, or nearly so, consumed, when the city ought to be run,  and can be run, on a very much smaller  sum.  Another mistake was in the way the  flume was gone about.    Most people  acknowledge that it was required ; but  tho requirements could have, been met  legally and not illegally, as they were.  In the first place when the council was  organized,    application   should   have  been made to the House, then in session, for power to alter the bed of the  creek.    Concurrently  with  this step,  the creek could have been  cleared  of  logs   and   boulders   to  carry off   the  spring freshets.   A taxpayer suggested  this to  the mayor, and that know-all  official   called him   a   crank   for   his  trouble.   It is unpleasant to say  the  least of it to be thus  treated  by  officials.   Then when  the  assessment roll  was re\isuu," and power had from   the  House to go  on with  the work,  a bylaw could have been submitted  in the  regular legal way for raising the necessary money.   Built  in   this way   it  would have cost less, and been legally  done.   Some think.that in view of the  special benefits certain ones  have derived from ithe work on the flume, the,  mayor for one instance, it should have  been done-by  a local tax;  but  that  argument is not so strong when  if, is  considered that the city is still in its  infancy, and other portions of the place  will   require   work of a   purely  local  character   also.     If   those   parts   are  equally liberally treated, the local taxation theory will, of course, be robbed  of its force.  As, however, past mistakes and  shortcomings cannot now be recalled,  the best step for the new council to  make is to take the ratepayers fully  into their confidence in all contemplated expenditures. In short it-would  not be a bad idea for the new council  to suggest a committee of ratepayers  to assist them in the consideration of  all expenditures. , At all events we  would like to see the taxpayers fully  considered as an element in civic government, and harmony restored all  around, that tho best- results for the  place maybe the most .cheaply- procured.        ,  cost the present owners millions each,  and after purchase it takes a lot of  money in labor, etc. to operate them  for average returns.  In the Slocan things are very different. The very best of the properties  that are now shipping have cost the  present owners but a few thousand  dollars���������it takes but comparatively a  moderate sum to work them, so that  when shipping, a large percentage of  the proceeds goes into profits for the  owners.  Though a large number of the mines  so far are but small shippers, because  of having; had but small expenditures  made on them, as development proceeds, many of them promise in time  to yield as well as the largest shippers.  These are the circumstances in tlie  abstract we desire to impress on pro  specfivc investors.  Under all tho circumstanecs,we have  but to repent what we have often said  before, that, it will be nothing short of  a calamity if the prospect, mine and  property holders of the Slocan do not  j make a united effort to properly advertise this country, by placing the bald  facts before the prospective investors  in mining properties wherever found.  A WOR1* TO CAPITA LISTS.  ',< * ���������������������������     Ji  The report we publish., in Other columns on the yield of the Slocan, is an  object lesson complete in itself for the  prospective investors in mining prop-  . erties. There is, comparatively speaking, but a very limited amount ol  money invested as tho first cost to the  . present owners of these shippers���������the  ''improvements mad;; being for the  most -part out of the operations the  mines themselves.  There is no concealing lhe������fact that  ���������there is a preference for gold properties; but there is no reason that will  stand a,moment's investigation why it  should be so. It.is returns on investments that, capitalists aie a/tar, and  they are here in infinitely.greater'profusion than they are to be found in  any other section of the country. We  have no desire to speak disparagingly  of any other section, nor do we intend  to do so. We are content to -allow the  ' facts and figures to speak for thorn,  selves. .:-.'.''  No doubt the LeRoi   and tlie. other  large gold properties  ol" the  Rossland,  district, are   very   valuable  holdings;  but it in equally . afact that they have  From tho appearances of the   Grit  papers that   are , supporting the   nq-  pacty government of the province o.  to-day, it ii quite evident the design  is to force Joseph Martin  to the front,  as they never lose an opportunity ol  calling it the   Martin-Semlin government.   That is they continually keep  the cart before   the horse that their  end may be obtained thereby.   Nothing   will   do   more to force   Federal  politics   into   the   provincial  House  than this, as  Martin  is the most distasteful Liberal  in the country to the  whole Conservative party and is deeply distrusted by many of the Liberals  besides.     Martin   at first declined to  enter the Semlin cabinet, hoping some  turn  would   bo   given the   wheel   by  which Hi!, the immortal Joseph, would  ne called  on   as premier.    That was  Scinlin's opportunity, were he a tactician of ordinary merit.   At that instant  he should   have ignored Joseph  for all  time and called in  some other Libera!  lawyer, some one less distrusted by his  own party, as Attorney-General.    Had  he done this, Joseph would have  had  no kick, as he refused the office,  and  the rest of  Semlin's following in  the  House would have been less influenced  by the party feeling.   Martin is one of  those men who knows not the meaning  of the word gratitude, and who has but  little regard   for tho opinions  or convictions of any one that he knows  is  not head and shoulders above him in  position   of   influence.     We arc confident that these two weaknesses will,  before long,   and perhaps   before  tho  coming session is well advanced, drive  some of Semlin's following into opposition,   and,. of   course,   cement   the  whole present opposition as an implacably hostile element.   It, was Martin  who  drove1. Roblin,    and Fisher,   of  Greenway's following in the Manitoba  House, into lasting, opposition, and as  Semlin's majority is precarious at best,  we may look for Joseph to be the rock  on tvhich   the government will go to  pieces.' .-  50C 50C.  GOLD WATCH  These watches are solid 14-carat  gold, and our usual list price for  them here in England is ������5 (5^5)  each, but to introduce our enormous Catalogue, we will send you  this wal c-h free if you take advantage of our marvellous offer. If  vou -vant one, write us without  doliy. With your letter send us  50 cents International Money  Order, for wrilch we will send you  a solid silver lirooeh,worth SI, ind  1 our offer. Alter you receive the  bountiful watch, wo shall expect  you to show it to your friends,  and call their, attention to this  advertisement, This watch is  sent free on registered post on  your complying with our advertisement and our offer, and is warranted for fi ve y ca rs.   A duress���������  WATCHMAKERS' ALLIANCE  & ERNEST GOO DE'S STORES,  J-.TD., 184 Oxford St.London, Eng.  Money returned if not inorothan  satisfied.  UNSOLICITED TKSTIMONIAL.  15 Princes St., Hiriningham, Kns.  "1 thank you very much lor the  beautiful watch you sent mo free ot  charge. I have tested it for nine  months and it never varies ono half-a-  inlnutc from one week's end to another."��������� E, Wilks.  "To give away a Gold Watch worth  $25 is certainly a splendid advertisement, but as the W.itohmakcrs'Alliance  is the largest firm ol watchmakers in  England,they can afford It."���������KditorX,  Be sure and address your letter, ISI,  OxFonn Stiiket, London, England.  Jlakfc money order payable to II. H.  Idle, cashier. ',  I have opened on R co Avenue,  opposite Clifton house, in Tinware, ifco. I am prepared to do  all kinds of jobbing for mines or  families.' Rates reasonable, and  the beet of work guaranteed.  IT. J. Robertson.  OP II Iff!  If you do not he will steal  your health and ruin your  home.   You can do it with  Lambert's  Syrup of Douglas Pine  All druggists sell it at 25c.  a bottle.  to send to your  far-away friends now  is the time.  New stocks that cannot  be surpassed in the Slocan.  CliffO'S Bookstore  country eventually. Once organized  the next steps will- be to erect halls  and establish hospitals. A reading of  the constitution and by-laws will convince .ui} one, that the association will  not be unnecessarily aggressive. It  will see that justice is done the miners  and bo equally disposed to meet out  justice to all olln-j classes of the community with whom they have dealings. Taking proper enro of their sick  and needy will be one of the most  permanent features of, their policy.  Groft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  5E5SE&5I  g^SSt  I. 0. O. P.  "HI  i^liUC  i}Jtt  Slocan City News-Items.  ������*       <)l.*)   j  ! K-{> i;������    ,''   .    '-  - ri.-j.Vi::_.-,<   WO1,'?, j  Sihrer City Lodge, No. 39, meets every!  day cvenlns.at7.30 o'clock.in Crawlord'sj  M. L. GIU11METT, N. G.    ���������  X. .7. GA11BUTT, V. G.  A. HARLOW, Rec. Sec.  All sojourning brothers cordially in1!  to attend.  M. L. Grimmett, ll.J  NoTAll  ''.Vy.*.'-" Vr1 ���������?.'.��������� ���������i"i:;'jsr:),Jo  By the aid of Th.' D.- & L. Emulsion, I h.u-e  gotten nd of .i hacking couk" which h.id troubled  me for over a year, and have gained conbider^  ably in weight.  . T. H. WINGHA.M, C.E., Montreal.  50c. and $1 per Bottle  DAVIS St. LAWRENCE CO., Limited,  Mul.TKKAI..  The Miners' Union is now fully  incorporated, and an organizer is expected in a few days to press the  button, so! to speak, and start the  machinery; They will start off with  an association of about 300 members,  which will in. time be largely increased. It is the intention to make  the Sandon union the central 'one, with  branches in all  towns  in the  Slocan  Thin in flesh.?- .Perhaps it's  natural. 4 ���������  ' If perfectly   well,  this  is  probably the case.  But many are- suffering  from frequent colds,.neSVous  debility, pallor, and a hundred aches and pains, simply  because they are not fleshy  enough.  Scott's Emulsion of Cod-  liver Oil with Hypophps-  phites strengthens the digestion, gives new force to the  nerves, and makes rich, red  blood;     It is a food in itself.  .   50c. and $1.00, all druggists.  SCOTT & BO WNE,    Chemists, Toronto.  The trustees of the Bank of England  who recently made a rich strike on the  Two Friends claim in driving a tunnel  to tnp the Bank of England lead, are  now within about 30 feet of their line  on the lead. All later reports corroborate the previous one in regard to the  strike. They sent three men to work  on the 28th ult., and it is their intention fo push through as rapidly as possible to the Bank of England which  shows a well defined ledge and rich ore  on the surface. This tunnel, which  they, are driving from lower workings  of the Two Friends,' taps the ledge at a  depth of 150 feet : and absolutely  prooves the continuity of the-Two  Friends ledge, which was lost on a  fault by the company which was previously operating oil the Two Friends  ground.; '���������.'-,'       ���������;   ;  The owners of the Two Friends also  contemplate putting a force of miners  to work to extract the ore from the  ledge and there is no visible reason  why the Two Friends should not soon  be classed again among the principal  producers of the country, in silver-lead  ores. It is self evident that the Bank  of England, who have already expended a large amount in driving the  tunnel, do not consider this a "Will 'o  wisp" as they are backing their judge-  riient with collateral.  Mr. D. E.. Seeleye has returned to  Slocan City from. the Alexander mineral claim, situated about two .-miles  above. Sandon, on north fork of Lemon  creek, where he has been engaged in  doing development work for the past  two months. Mr. S.-eleye is feeling  jubilant oyer the. outlook and thinks  that with the coming summer his days  of triumph will have arrived- Properly worked the Alexander mine will  be one of the principal producers of  the Slocan country. Mr. Scclcye departed to-day for Spokane, where the  principal owners of the Alexander reside. Mr. Scclcye is a man of wide  'knowledge in the mining business and  his judgement in matters pertaining  to mining is to he relied on owing to  liis wide, practical experience in.  Alaska, Lake, of the Woods and other  mining countries. His report of the  Alexander has created quite a furore  in miniHg circles, and goes a. long way  towards confirming the judgement of  other mining men who were pioneers  in this section. He reports that-at a  depth of1 60 feet from the surface by  crosscut, from shaft sunk last summer,  he encountered the ledge a few days  ago, and that it was fu!l3r. five feet in  thickness, nil high-grade.. It is hoped  that Mr. Seeleye and the' Alexander  company will malie the. necessary arrangements for the continuation of the  work which the showing already made  would merit and justify.  aC������<���������������<������������������������<������<c<������<S������C<���������,C������<������<S������<J'e,Sjg  <c^2*'  V  US/  vy  Barrister,    Solicitor,  Puplic, E'lC.  Sandon,     B.C  Business ftiici  Having opened business in  premises opposite the Clifton hourl  am prepared to do all kinds of 11  and Shoe Making nnd Repairing inj  latest and neatest style. S  A trial order solicited. Satisfactl  guaranteed.  NO ORDER TOO SMALL  AND XONK TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SH0EMAK|  Louis ITupporten.  Don't    scold  the little ones if  the bed is wet  in the morning1..  It isn't the child's fault.    Weak  VHt.  kidneys  need   strengthening���������    VJJ  V - that's all.   You  can't afford to    *  ^   risk delay.    Neglect may entail,   ^  V a lifetime of suffering. ������'  y Doan's Kidney Pills $  Strengthen the Kidneys and  Bladder, then all trouble  ,. ceases'. ������������������',-,  Mr. John Carson, employed at  M, S. Bradt & Co.'s store, Hamilton, Ont., savs :'..-'  "My little bov seven years of ago  has been troubled with his kidneys  sinco birth and could not hold his  water. We'.spent hundreds o������ dollars doctoring'and tried many different remedies, but they were of no  avail. One box of Doan's Kidney  Pills completely cured him."  v  v  My stock for the fair and winiei  now''complete. It erii braces every thf  in Ladies' and Children's .-weij  Dresses, Corsets, Underwear of o\|  description: Hats and TrimmingsJ  j fact everything for .the season Jo|  in a'first-class establishment;'  Terms reasonable.  0���������<������<���������<���������<li<c'e<������<S<<S������S<:������������������������<������������S<S������B!  Miss Wilson,  Eeco Avenue, Sandon.  .'. The business- is  for sale ; good |  sons for selling.   Living apartment^  connection with the business..  Our FALL Stock  '.    Consisting of the finest line of Im-'  ported English Worsteds, Irish Serges  and Scotch Tweeds. !  PANTING FROM SS. SO UP  SUITS FROM $26 UP  What a satisfaction there is in knowt  ing your suit is m-dc from the lales-  and newest goods in the market, and  then the trimming should be considered ���������  , how nicely satin sleeve lining-'and-a  beautiful satin finished body lining add  to the beauty and comfort ofa coat.'  *We guarantee all. work first class in  style, fit and finish.  Don't forget to   treat  yourself to a  nice Overcoat this fall.' .  A. DAVID, -The Miners'Tailor,'  Opposite Hotel Reco, Reco Ave.,  Sandon.  5,8E*;SSiSXKE  :'r-:"':'.,:... ���������.,?'��������������������������� ���������������������������''-;::'- v ��������� ��������� -ii '������������������ -: '���������' ���������   -''I"-.'-'";'   \   ���������������������������'. ::\:'r- '������������������.     : , , flf /  v<  III'  l'/ 't  !���������-'  %*  lv  fr7  ' 7v*.S  "-ftSV1  HE   WAS   IN   A   KUHk\.  A.2^1   \\ li<������u lie   Got   ri.*u������   lie ApoluKizeti  to tlie Hotul  Clerk.  Inure is n clock face on the Peunsyl-  vania iivcnuo side ol the National huli'l.  thu puinlcrsof which hurclur jviir.s (U nut,  ed tiio 'tiino ar, S/:;J3. Guests of thu St  ���������!).n:cs v.ho hnvo front rooms not 111 fit,  qut'jii.1;.- di'jK'.iU upon this supoiMiinuaU'd  liiii'.'|>j(f,u u> ^siiiiiu tneir movements, somc-  . time.i io iLi/ir j:i(';i!. discumfituro. Not, a  fpiv ii|.])(iui: mcjits have been declared oh"  bL'ciuiMi cii" ili.'it clock.  Tl.r.t' Liinio Jifiir being blood.-hud al thu  ,S>.. J.wixi-l a lew ni(in:iii(!S a<r.) Our .if  111..* niii'i-i-;, whn.-u ii|ipi'iimiii'ii ci'i'i/ii il ;i;;it,  lie. li.'iil iiri'.-M'il Liii-.-i.-ll' in i'.H1 >.|.|;r-c ol a  minnle. i'.i;:i;.' (Iiti.mi'i'iiig dun n M.-ni'.-, hoc  wailing Inr liui riu'.'iilc,:', m'.il ru.-1'i'il uin  fo (Im '.'iiiir.n r, liriuk (if u hii'Ji was tiiu  olci I;, \i |.fi iv;ih iiyn.j; io hiiaich an hour's  sleep h: il.i'ir.ily laoining.  "j'd 111..' io I.now why in tliu mischief I  was not, av.-iil.unod at 8 o'clock," lio do  ma ruled  .The i-Iorl; attempted to reply, but tlio  guest was loo mad to listen to anything  thnC mlnjit sug^ast nn apology.  "This is ii  proity hotel!" lio continued.  ' "I liavo .������������������topped hero for yours, but I will  never come hero nKiiin.   Make out my bill  now."  '"Don't, bo in a hu"���������  '"1 will bo in n hurry.    You oxnspenitu  ino.    Tell me not  to hurry, and here it ia  nearly 9 o'clock, and I  should liavo  been  awiikun'cd at 8."  Tliu clerk tried to got in a,word, but it  was lifeless.  "Got your register and see if I did not  lonvo an ordor for 8," tho guest persisted.  The register  was  brought forth,  and,  suro enough, thoro was the order for a null  nt 8.  "There, what did I toll  you?   Now sco  what you havodonofor me. I havo missed  my train and probably u big order. I huvo  a good notion to sue the proprietor."  Tho clerk's iro began to rise.  "What train did you wish to makof" he  usjcecl ln a sarcustio tono.  "Tho 8:35."  "Well, you  go book to bed, and  I will  eoo that you are called in plenty of timo."  "Conic, no joking. What do you moan?"  "Jr,-^ what I wanted  to tell  you  soma  time ago���������it is now a quarter of 7."  A nniddur man than this guest was nov-  or seen in tho St. James. And when ho  was told that the National clock was not  running and had not beon for years his  linger knew no bounds.  11 u apologized to the clerk and went  nway swearing vengeance- on that clock.���������  ''.Veilington Star.  Thackeray an a Diner.  Many worthy and sonic notnblo persons  have posRosod tho oniou habit now ami  again. William Wakejioaco Thackeray,  writing of himself in "Lovell the Widower," says, "It is notorious to nil my  friends thoro is a certain disli I cannot resist." Ho referred to stowed tripe and  onions, as a proof of which it is narrated of  liim that on ono occasion whilo on his way  to dine with tho Marquis of Westminster  his eyo caught sight of a placard in lhe  window of a London rchtauraut bearing  the legend, "Tripo unci qnions tonijjht."  Going in. ho called for the dish and -writing materials, and wroto off as an excuso  to his would bo host that ho had uiioxpeot-  edly met an old friend that insisted upon  detaining him.  Thackoray's favorite, cdiblos wero raw  oystors and onions, and it, may bo recalled  that ho told Mr. riold, the Boston author,  who acted as agont in his lecture tour in  this country, that his chief pnrposo in  coming to Amorica was to obtain somo of  tho famous largo oystors of this laud���������  which ho had hoard grow to fabulous size  ���������instead of tho littlo coppery things of  . England. At this first dinner of iioston,  therefore, a pinto of largo''Providence-Kiv-  crs" was sot boforo him as an appetizer.  He partook of ono with a surprised look.  Boing uskod how he folt, ho replied: "Profoundly gratoful. I fool us if I had swul-  lowcci si baby." Ho addod that ho must  cat an onion to digost him.���������Philadelphia  Ledger.  WHAT Dr. A. ID. SALTEll SAYS.  Buffalo, IST. Y.���������Gents .���������From my  personal knowledge, gained in observing the effect of your Shiloh's Cure in  cases of advanced consumption, I am  prepared to say it is the most reliable  remedy that has ever beon brought to  my atten ten tion. If, has certainly  saved many lrom consumption. Sold  at McQueen's.Drugstore.  Men who work  .-j on, in,  or by the  .     ���������.Jaeli water, or are ex-  gEtonri*      posed to the cold  5>5wt������. ^     oJ. <jalUp are prong  - to suffer from,that  -���������_   most painful disease, rheumatism.'.  i_   This is a disease  --of the blood and  > can only be permanently cured  '   bv going back to  first   principles  and   driving-   out  all    impurities,  and fillintr the arteries with a new,  rich, red, healthy  life-stream.  ���������*"' '    This is tlie rea  son why Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery is an unfailing1 cure for that disease.  It is tlie greatest of all blood medicines.  It creates a keen and hearty appetite. It  cures all disorders of the digestion and  makes the assimilation of tlie life-giving  elements of the food perfect. It invigorates the liver and tones tlie nerves. It is  the greatest of all known blood-makers and  blood - purifiers. It builds firm, healthy  flesh, hut does not make corpulent people  more corpulent. Unlike cod liver oil, it  does not make flabby flesh, but tears down  lhe unhealthy tissues that constitute corpulency, carries off and excretes them, and  replaces them with tlie solid, muscular tissues of health. It drives all'impurities,  disease germs and acids from the blood.  In Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser many sufferers from rheumatism,  whose cases were considered hopeless, tell  the story of their recovery under this wonderful medicine. Their names, addresses  and photographs are given by their own  request, and anyone who wishes to do so  may write them. Good diuggists sell the  " Golden Medical Discovery."  When a dealer urges some substitute  he's thinking of the larger profit he'll  make���������not of your welfare.  " I suffered from rheumatism in mv left shoulder aud elbow," writes Rev. Wilson Williams, of  Trinity Station, Morgan Co., Ala. " Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery completely cured me  at a cost of only four dollars."  For a free, paper-covered copy of Doctoi  Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser  send 31 one-cent stamps, to cover customs  and mailing only. Cloth-bound 50 stamps.  Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. A  medical library in one iooS-page volume.  ll.l\l'l.������.rS,H.(-|, t.".fal<M.J*I.H.,.|,xt.rh.n.i'l<M.,.L.H.,  THE....  SANDON, B. C.  Strictly First-class.  Furnished .Rooms.  I'WWAn.n.ivuvi.lMUW.WUibil.ivi.n/  Northern Pacific Ry.  THE FAST LINE  TO ALL POINTS.  The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Oars,  Elegant Dining Unrs,  Modern Day Coaches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars  Through tickuls to all plonts in tho United  States and Canada.  ���������!;,V-'if",,sllil> tickets to nil parts of the world.  J ieketb to China and Japan via Tacoma  and Northern Pacific Steamship Co.  iraiiisdepartlrom Spokano :  No. 1, West at :i. la p. m��������� daily.,  >o. 2. Jiast ������l -.M p. m��������� dally.  J"or   Information,  time cards,   maps  and  tickets apply to agents ol tiieS. F. Jit X.  T<\ D. Gl 11118, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  ,,.#���������"��������� CIIAKLTON. Asst.Gen, Pass. Agent.  Aw Morrison St., Cor, 3rd, Portland, Ore.  Cures Coughs, Colds, Lung  and Jronchial Affect ions that  other remedies won't touch.  Mr. Tnos.j. S.urrn, Caledonia,  Ont., writ i\s : "A year ago 1 bad  a vitv sc-vo:--' coU\~ which settled  in my Initios unci in my throat, so  ihal I could scarcely speak louder  than .-1 v/hispi'r. /"fried several  medicines, butj'--| no reiicf tniiil  I used one and :i half botlies of  Norway Pine Syrup, which completely cured me."  25c. a bottle or five for $1,00.  SPOKANE FULLS 5 NORTHERN  NELSON 8 FORI SHEPPARD Rlf.  RED MOUNTAIN RAIL1,  The only All-raill route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and Eoss-  limd and  Spokane and Koasland.  leave DAILY AimrvK  ,H2 a~m NelKon 5..3o p.m.  H������ a-m Rowland 11.20 p.m.  S.3I) turn Spokane 3.10 p.m.  The train lhat leiiTes Xeison at 0.20 a.m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  rains for all  PdKim COdST FOINTS.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  C. G.Dixon, G. P. T. A.  G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  auors.  " A new and splendid assortment of seasonable materials for all kinds of garments now ���������  on hand.  Do Not Forget  ������ur Motto**  A   FIT   WE   GUARANTEE.  In addition to perfect fits we guarantee  perfect workmanship, a matter of. much  moment in this day of close competition.  Our prices the lowest.,  KQOTENfiY'S TAILORS.  Dealers in Meats  At Sandon, Rossland, Kelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon. Slocan City.  Canadian Pacific Railway  AND S0O LINE.  1 Pyny-Pee**  A QUICK CURE FOR |  ; COUGHS AND COLDS |  THE FASI AND SHORT ROUTE EAST AND WEST.  THROUGH SBUVICK, KBWKST CTIANGKS  LOWEST HATES  T9!FdQIFIC COrf/T.  First-class Sleepers on all trains.  TOURIST CARS  Pum Revelstoke    dally to  St. Paul.  Monday, for Toronto. Thursday ror Boston.  BiiKKagpahaclccdlocIostlnalion and through  ticlcfctsissucii.  Xocuntomsdlnicuities. t  Connections daily fo points reached via Nakusp.      Daily (except,Sunday)  to points  readied via Ro.-.cuery and Slocan City.  Train leaves Sandon dally at 7.-15 a. in.  1 rain arrive* Sandon dally at lO.oop. m.  Ascertain ratet, nnd full information by addressing nenrcbllornl agent or  A. C. McAIlTnUU, Agent, Sandon  u. 1'. Anderson,Trav. Pass. Agt.,Nelson  K. J. Coyle, Dist. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  WHEN IN SdNbON STOP AT THE  ������  SANDON, B. C.  Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  Bates 52.50 to $4.00 per day.  ���������*���������������*  K. CUNNING, Proprietor.  BE   SURE  Very valuable Remedy ia all  affections of the  [THROAT or  LUNGS $  I Large Bottles, 25c  >t      DAVIS &XAWEENCE CO., Limited  j>        Prop's, of Perry Davis' Pain-Killer  ������ass!������<Eie������(see���������������e������������������������<66���������������fi'e  YOUJi   TICKET   READS  VIA C. P. R.  MINING  RECORDS.  r m  iPU  Recorded  at  New Denver.'  LOCATIONS.  ������������������]>eo27���������Azrn fraction, ro-locatioii ollth of  July, byllTTwitrg.  Bee.10���������Holiday  |.'rnctio������, north fork Carpenter, O \\' Knluso.  AIJAN'ilO.NJIKNTS. '  Dec at���������Km pi re, adjoining the Prescott,  by  .1 Jlrandon.  ASSESSJU i.;nts. ���������  Dee 27���������Uniled. Dominion No 2.  Dec2S���������Hverolt, Texas Uoy Fraction, lios-  took, N'o 2. ���������.,.���������. '  CERTIFICATE OK IMPROVK.AIKNTS. ,,  ���������     llo������ 20���������Starlight Fraction.  . TltAXSFHUS.  1)00^9���������King.lbyj, F Hansen to J R Cameron, Oct, lo.  Dominion Xo 2, bond. DMeC'aulgto A L  -\[cLean,0(it2U,$2()i).  Km pire. Reco and Texas Boy Fraction 3,J 13  Unrieit, to J Hrandon, June 21, ' ���������  Lolloy ailil JMadic, same to same, Juno 21.  Dec 3D���������Cody Fraction and   Joreer A, F H  Lantz to-W.J] Hotstord, Dec27.  . NjClngsley J, Vf S U Uanllor to J AV Sweeney,  Dec31���������Summit..}; E S Kinney to War Eagle  CoiiaolidHtecl Jlinlng and Development,Co,  OetSl.  "In the Spring- of 1897, I was attacked  with   Dyspepsia   and    Heartburn.      So  severe  was  the  pain  that  I  could  not  sleep ;or-eat, and  I  was, troubled with  headaciie most all the time.1   I remained  in that state for three months, and tried  everything, I could think of.    At hist one  day I re."������d in tlie -paper about Burdock  Blood1 Bitters,'and thought I would try  it.    Great was  my surprise on finishing-  the first bottle to find I could eat bolter,  the headache left me, and before I had  used the second bottle, I was completely  cured.    I cannot advise loo strongly all  sufferers  from stomach troubles  to  try  B.B.B."    MRS.  WM.   GKATTAN,   Indian town, N.B.        ,  The universal testimony from  all parts of Canada gives the palm  of victory over all diseases of��������� the  Stomach, Liver, Bowels and Blood  to'    '���������  I  u������.H���������������.BI7TH|  Kaslo and Slocan Hallway.  TME ZARh.  ���������  Taking effect 1 o'clock a. m. Sept. 1st,  1S98, P.icilic or 120th Meridian Time.  First-elass Daily Passenger.  West Bound. i'Oas't Bound.  Leave S.."0a.m.        Kiivlo      Arrive H.80 n.m.  "      S.,m " South Folic      "      .-{.or. " ������������������  "      9.r> ���������' Spoules         "      2.10     "  "     10.(10 " Win town tar    , '      2.00    ���������'  "     lO.f.S " jlc.'irl.ake        "       l.o'l     ���������'  "     102*1 " MeUulmiii        "       ].3S     "  "     IWl " I'ayiio Tnuu     "       1.2:1    '���������  "     10.8--1 " Cody Junction   "       1.22    "  ArrivclO.15 " Sandon      Leave 1.15     "  .,;'���������' -CODVLINK-JUxed..  Leave 11.00 a.111.      Saiidon    Arrive 11..iO a.m  ���������" ���������  11.00    ���������'  Cody Junction  "   MLiiO   "  "     11.25    " Codv , 11.35   '*"  ROBERT.' IltVIXG,  Q.F.&l'.A.  QEO. ���������!���������'. COPKLAND,  -   -Superintendent  Eureka 'J. J A Fincli to  Mineral Hill aud  same, Oct 20.  Same, J S C Fraser to same, Deo 29-  ^ For cheap1 Railroad' and Strianishi)������  ���������Tickets.to and from all points, npplv to  S. (lt5iPiJEr.i���������,Aj;t-iit. Stindon. B. O." *  ���������  WHEN QOINQ Efl.5T '.;'  Usoa'ilrsl-cliiKrt line iu Inivelllntf b.'i.ween  Minneapolis, St. Raul and Chlonsto. and the'  principal towns In Ce11ir.1l W'ImjuhsIii.  l'nllmnn l>������liii:i> Sleeping and Chair Cars  In sorvire.  . The Dlnlnir Cars uroopcrated In thu interest  of lis patrons, fho nVtist uleirant service ever  IniiusMrated,   Jlenls are servuil a la Carte.  To nhtiiln flrst-elass 'service your ticket  should read via.  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  Direct connection at Chicago unn Milwaukee for ICastem points.  For full iiuormatlOH call on your nearest  tickot agent, or write  Jas. Pond, or ,lAs. A. Clock,  Gen. Pas. Agt..       ���������    General Asent,  Jfilwaukoe, Wis. . 21(1 Htark St.,  Portland, Or.  ication for Liquor License. .Atlantic steawship tickets  Notice Is Iioreby given that [at the next  ..meeting of the Hoard of License Commissioners for tlie city or Sandon, we shall apply lor  a. renewal ol our liquor lleansc for the Atlas  hotel, situate on lieco aveuun, in vliecityol  Sanden.  TATTRIE A FItASBK.  Sandon, December 24th,;189S.  To. and lrom Furopean points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for .aniline dates, rates and full int'or .  mation to any G^ P. 11. agent or  A. C. McAPvTHUJR, Sandon.  WM. STITT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,Winnipeg.  A MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  H. T. Bragdon, hardware merchant  of New Denver, is remoying to Grand  Forks.  Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup  loosens the phlegm, heals and soothes  the lungs.   Price 25c .  Geo. Norlands   is   opposing   ''Boas"  1 Houston for the mayoralty of Nelson,  with excellent prospects.  The Kootenay hotel is fully opened  by Mr*. Manual, and not by J. Gulden  as stated in tho paper a few weeks ago.  The holiday season caused us to reduce the size of'The Review for two  ���������weeks.. It will appear next week full  size.   ���������  Koch's boarding house near Three  Forks concentrator was consumed by  fire Tuesday night. The loss was considerable.  Mrs. Wm. Messecar, Waterford, Ont.,  ���������ays: "loan safely recommend Dr.  Low's Worm Syrup to mothers whose  children suffer from worms."  G. W. Hughes has been appointed  attorney for the Scottish ColonialGlold  Fields Uo. and the head office will be  removed frem Vancouver to Three  Porks.  The K. of P. ball on the 2nd inst., in  Spencer's hall, was a successful affair���������  good attendance, good music and an  excellent supper, which was served at  the Balmoral.  ��������� Be not deceived! A cough, hoarseness or croup are not to be triffled with.  A dose in time of Shiloh's Cure, will  save you much trouble. Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  At the December meeting of Odd  Fellows here, the following officers for  the present term were elected : W. G.  Gorbett, N.G.; G. Waite, vice-G.; Rev.  A. M. Sauford, sec'y.  Cure that cough with Shiloh's Cure.  The best cough cure. Relieves croup  promptly. One million bottles sold  last year. 40 doses for 25 cts. Sold at  McQueen's Drug Store.  ��������� Born���������On the 23rd of December at  Cody, tbe wife of T. J. DalgJeish, of a  daughter.  Burdock Blood Bitters make 'permanent cures in chronic diseases where  other remedies fail to do good.   ,  Dyspepsia cured. Shiloh's Vitalizer  immediately relieves sour stomach,  coming up of .food distress, and is the  great kidney and liver remedy. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Store.  Karl's Clover Root Tea is a pleasant  laxative. Regulates the bowels, purifies the blood. Clears the complexion.  Easy to take and plcamnt to take.' 25  cts,   Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  PEESONAL   MENTION.  To Keep ������ut the eold.  CH/SNQEdBLE WEATHER throws th������ human machinery  out of gear and renders it more susceptible to prevent ailments.  After a "muggy" period the first cold day "strikes home"  unless the system is well fortified by strengthening stimulative  nourishment, of which the most perfect form is  ' The Cosgrove Merrymakers who  scored such a signal success in Sand on  last fall, will pl.iy a return visit of one  night, on Friday next, Jan. 13th with  a new set of kenetascope pictures and  novelties.  No person who was .present at the  last entertainment given by ' the Cos-  grove Merrymakers, should miss  the oppQrtunit-v now afforded of again  listening and enjoying tlie good  things they will provide next Friday  evening.  The Three Forks assault case was  practically settled out of court after an  adjournment. Constable Davis agreed  to withdraw his charge and leave town,  and that settled it." It is understood  his withdrawal from the place was  made a sina qua non.  Ladies, take the best. If you are  troubled with constipation, sallow  skin, and a tired feeling, take Karl's  Clover Tea. It is pleasant to take.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Wc should not be surprised if steps  arc being taken to satisfy both parties  over that flume by-law. We should  not be surprised if its consideration in  the courts was held over until after the  meeting of the House when a special  act will be passed to legalise it. This  woald satisf\ the city in saving it from  costs and consequences, and show the  plaintiffs the by-law was bad, when it  had to be lega.iscd.  Mr. and Mrs. Jones wish us to express ptiblicly for them their heartfelt  thanks to man.' people in this city for  much kindness shown them durin"  tho family's allliction. They accon"  panied the remains, which were embalmed by Mr. Baker, New Denver, to  their old home in Pennsylvania, where  they will remain till spring to wear  away their sorrow in change of surroundings.  As nearly as we can get at it tiie following only are qualified for mayor  and aldermen in the city tlie present  year: W. 0. Adams (who is away), II  H. Pitts, A. David. E. ft. Atherton, (J.  U. Hunter, McDonald Bros., R. Cunning and John Buckley. A choice for  the seven offices must be made out of  the nine available men. Gus. Thompson is also qualified and available for  'mayor.  Installation of officers of Altit Lodge  A.F. and A. M., took place Thursday  night, 5th., XV. Bro, H.-Byers of Kaslo,  officiating. The following officers  were installed : J. Bernard, M.A.; M.  L.'Grimmett, S.W.; Alex. McMillan, J.'  W.;, A. Crawford, treas.; VV. II. Lilly  sec; 0. M. Wilson, S.V.; J. P. Wood, ,L  D.;E. V. McQueen, Q.S.; J. W. Hawke,  J.S.; S. A. Mighton, J.G.; J. Caldwell,  Tyler; G. W. Grimmett, chaplain.  Evidently the world is undergoing  great climatic changes. Frequently  the bones oi the mastodon arc found in  the Klondyke, showing 'that'at one  time in the earth's history the Klondyke had a tropical climate, though  now it has the. severest of the frigid  regions. The 'other day a blinding  snowstorm and considerable frost were  experienced in Athens, Greece, that  used to boast of - perpetual flower  bloom. Last but not the most interesting, in Sandon on Monday we had  15 below zero, and on Thursday night*  12 below,with from five to ten lower at  the mines  Walter Adams has gone to Montreal  to spend the winter.  P. J. Hickey 'returned Mouday from  Spokane, where he'visited his family.  Mrs. Dwyer returned Tuesday from  Idaho, where she spent the holiday  season with her mother.  Miss Skinner is back to her duties  afcer holidaying in New Denver and  Nelson.  Mrs. Wilson came up from Spokane,  Saturday last, to attend her cousin, Mr.  Hall, who is, we are pleased to report,  progressing favorably.  Mr. D. S. Forbes,for who some weeks  paBt was developing some copper properties he ha3 near Revelstoke, returned  Saturday to try some of, Thos. Brown's  short bread on New Year's,day.  BOVRIL. Li  OBITUARY.  A Bright Young Life Passes Away With  the Old Year.'  The home of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Jones  was most deeply saddened on Saturday  evening last by tho death of tneir eld-  ���������est daughter JSmijy, a most premising  young girl, 13 years of age. Emily  was never the strongest, as she was  growing beyond her years, and the  work and excitement of the season  culminated in* brain fever or spinal  meningitis. The disease overtook her  suddenly Wednesday morning rendering hi r doierious and, with the exception of a few rational moments the clay  previous, she never recovered to the  end. She was exceedingly bright in  school, prominent and intelligent in  all Sunday school undertakings and a  general favorite. ��������� It is hard for parents  in any walk in life to part with their  children, but doubly so when they are  intelligent and promising, as Emily always was. The'news of her death was  a shock to all her acquaintances, and  the sympathy of the townspeople for  the aillicted parents and litte sister is  therefore deep and universal.  The funeral on Tuesday morning at  7 o'clock from the house of Mr. and  Mrs. Yates, Cody ave., where deceased  was taken sick, to the C. P. R. depot,  was largely attended, particularly by  the members of the Union Sabbath  schoolsand adherents and members of  the Methedist church. The service at  the house was conducted by Revs. Sanford and Cleland. The pall-bearers  were six boys of the S. S. and the procession was led by deceased's girl companions and classmates. ,Thc remains  were shipped to Pennsylvania for interment, accompanied by the grief-  stricken mother, father and little  sister, Violet.  A False Report.  Mr. F. L. Christie says he is going to  commence actions for libel against  all 'and sundry, and especially the  newspapers that said he had gone and  done it; and, by the way, if he only  receives ten-cents lrom each one who  lias said so, it will amount to quite a  pot of money. The lacts, however, are  these: Mr. O'Brien, of the Vancouver  World, an old-time acquaintance, on  his own account, and ''without malice  aforethought," gave it out as a fact  lhat Mr. Christie was shortly going to  wed a curtain New Brunswick young  lady, and who. by the way, as a peculiar coincidence, lefr. New Brunswick  for Vancouver with.her parents a few  days previous. A New ''Brunswick  piiper copied'the paragraph from1 tlie  World, which niade the report to the  public a genuine announcement^ It  was further believed when Mr. Christie  in company -with Dr. Young left town'  on ashort trip last week. Lest we should  put a foot or two into the matter we  will say no more about it at the pre  sent excepting that Mr. Christie has  received many a congratulation on the  head of it.  , FOR OVER Fllj TV" YEARS. ,  Mrs. "Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been  used by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed al night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, .sufleriiitr  and crying with pain of catting .teol.li. Send  at once and get-a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve the poor little sufleier iminedlat-  ly. Depend upon it, mother.s, thoro ls no  mistake about It. It cures dhirrlaajfi, regulates  the stomach and bowelK, omes Wind Colic,  soltens the gums andiredaoes Inflammation,  and gives tone and 'energy-to 'tha system.  "Mrs.Winslow'sSoothlug Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant1 to lhe taste and is the  prescription of ono of tho oldest mid beat  female physicians and nurses ln the United  States. Price twenty-five cents a hoLUa.  Smld by all druggists throughout the world.  Be sure and ask lor "Mrs. Wlnslovf'sSoothlng  Syrup, "  30 Farringdon Street, London, England.  25 and 27 St. Peter Streetj Montreal, Canada.  Return this advertisement to us with 2-cent stamp and we will  s nd you Whonhart's Great War Puzzle. We are offering  $100.00 for the solution of this puzzle.    All. t  .eiTY - eiGHR ��������� STORE.  D "VI" f\ "17" Tj^   Primado and La Flor deVallues Cigars���������they  OiuUIVU   excell all others in flavor.    All the'leading  '      brands in stock.  H. Bvers & Co.  carry a large stock of  City Cigar Store.  S. A. M'  Ranges and Cook  Stoves, ���������  Box and Heating  Stoves,  Queen' Heaters, Etc.  Call and inspect our lines.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo,BC.   Sandon,B.C.  SHERIFF'S   SALE.  Province of British Columbia,  Nelson, We������t JCootunay,  To Wit:  By virture of Warrautsof Executions Issued  out of the Supreme Court of British Columbia  atthcbtutoi Bnnsley M. Walton, Plaintiff,  and to me directed against the goods and  ohatuls ol The Amei lean Development Com-  pau.TjDelendani.l haves lzed and taken in  execution till Uie shares in or 01 the capital  stock of the Minnesota Silver Company,  Limited Liability, ol'The American Uevelop-  meutCouipany.tho above i.amcd Defendants,  to cover the sum of $l,ic>S 3S, amount of-aid  executions, besides costs, interest, shorill's  poundage and all other legal incidental expense. Said to be 15,UO!) hharcs, all ol which  J shall expose lor sale, orsutlicien,. thereof to  sati&lysatdjudgnictu, debt aud costs, ut front  of my olllce (next to the court house). In the  city of Nelson, Britisu Columbia, on the  Twelfth day of January, A. D.1SUU, at the  hour of uleven o'clock in thelorenoon.  Dated Jauu.irv 3rd, IS!)!).  Note: Intending purchaser* will satlffy  themselves as to interest and title ot said  defendants.  WILLIAM P. ROBINSON, Sheriff.  My New Year's  m  is accompanied with a strong recommendation  to buy  HAMILTON WATCHES  wishing 37-011 all a happy  JSRBntoaan*���������NEW YFAR   __-**Ms$am>.  I AM.    YOURS TRULY,  RELIABLE JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN.  If 14 Is Weak or Irregular don't Hosi-  tato to Start the use of Wiiiburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills at once.  With a strong;, steady,  rcg-ular pulse  we may expect visrorous health.  -*0  With a weak, irregular, intermittent  pulse we can tell at once the vitality is  low���������(hat Dizzy and Faint Spells, Smothering; and Sinking- Sensations and similar  conditions arc bound to ensue.  By their action in strengthening1 the  heart, toninjv the nerves nnd enriching-  the blood, Milburn's Heart nnd Nerve  Pills relieve and cure all those distressing-  conditions just enumerated.  Mrs. B.'Crofl, residing- on Waterloo  Street, St. John, N.B., says:  " For some time past I have suffered  from pallor, weakness and nervous prostration, I had palpitation and irregular  beating- of tlie heart so severe as to  caii',0 me great alarm. I was treated  by physicians, ������������������ but g-ot no permanent  relief. ,.������������������''���������������������������.'���������,'��������� ' ���������    .  "I am g-lad to say that from Milburn's  .Heart-arid I\Vrve Pills I derived the  ���������first real .benefit that I ever g-ot from  any medicine.' My appetite is improved,  r.iy entire system loiuicl up, and 1 can do  no'loss than chcorfiftly recommend these  pills lo all requiring- a reliable- heart and  nerve tonic." '.  Miss Mnry G. Hicks, South Bay, Ont., says  J.nwi-Liver.Pilis cured her of Sick Miudachc,  from which .she. had suffered forayear.  AND OTHER IBUESTM.ENT.S.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  SANDON. B. C.  We have just received a large consignment of Fiincy Biscuits,  Assorted Candied Peels, London Layer Raisins, California Figs,  Japanese Oranges, and New Jersey Cranberries.  w  w  A new line of Glassware specially bought for the bar Iracle,  consisting of Colored Glasses���������Tom and Jerry Sets. Decanters.  Syrups and Bitter Bottles; all of new design.  Wc need not mention that our prices are always right.  Hunter Brothers.  W  KV������^k ��������� 5?* ��������� '^^ ��������� N'aX^. ^H . ^K5^. ^5^ ��������� ^3������l^,' ^3^ ���������  ^S2(^. ^Wft^ ��������� ^'Blf^. ^61^ ��������� ^������R^ .^^*  ".^SSS "SEE) -^SB> -<5E2> "S33> "=J5������-������B2> '������S2i5"<SB> ^^SSf^sSSS- -<i!lEs>'������3E!D> -*>S5> -jOti  V.f  WEAK MEN  with it I cured 5,000 last year.  Which deals with those weaknesses resulting from  ERRORS OF YOUTH, such as DRAINS, NIGHT  LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IMPOTENCY, VARICO-"  CELE, etc. It explains to you fully just why ELECTRICITY cures and cures permanently. : Its tells all about  the world-famed DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT for  young or   old.    I am the inventor,   and  CONSULTATION FREE  at office, or if >ou do not live near enough to  call,   write  for the above book,  sent scaled free.  DR. R. SAMDEN, 1S6 St. James Street, Montreal, One,  Having secured the agency for the Lethbridgc Coal  for Sandon, New Denver and Silverton, I am prepared  to fill orders promptly. V  Sandon Transfer Co.  E. A. Cameron.

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