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 ��������� %  VOL. 1.    NO. 30.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY 8,  1898.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  I  A Strong Memorial Against the Sifton  Regulations.  Ottawa.���������In connection with the  statement that a special meeting of  the Council is ordered for Wednesday,  to receive a deputation of miners and  others having interests in tbe Kloi.-  dyke who wish to protest against the  Governmenfmining regulations, first  published by the Star yesterday, it ^ is  learned that at a meeting of the miners of Dawson City a Chamber of Mining and Commerce was formrd and  this petition was adopted an J printed :  "To. His Excellency, the Governor-  GeneraJ-in-Council:  "Whereas the Government lias so  amended the mining regulations governing the placers of the Yukon district of the North-West Territories,  that a heavy royalty is imposed, based  on the gross output of the gold fields,  and that 'creek' and 'river' claims are  limited in length to one hundred each,  rather than five hundred feet as heretofore, and that every alter ative ch im  is reserved from locations ;  RICHES   EXAGGERATED.  ' "Believing that the government has  heen misinformed as to the Yukon  placers, and having profound faith in  - the justice of the representatives of the  Crown and tlie people, we represent as  true these propositions :  "Grossly exaggerated reports Have  been" published through the newspapers of this Dominion and the United-  States concerning the wealth of the  Klondyke and Indian divisions of the  Yukon district. Men of this destrict  who have gone hence .to the centres of  population in this country aud the  United States are quoted by the press  . as authority for assertions either wholly false c grievously misleading. Tho  impression has been given, apparently,  that enormously rich claims are the  rule and tnat g������ld may be mined with  profit even now, almost anywhere in  the region about the village of Dawson.  That impression is not justified.    ,  "Of the three thousand claims thus  recorded iR this district, not more than  two score have been demonstrated to  be remarkably rich. The'" others are  . .either moderately ricn, rnlj/jjtr con-  ���������ditions considered, or practically unknown quantities���������m<\st of them the  latter.  A letter from Inspector Woad, at  Bkagway, dated December IS, was received at official headquarterslast cven-  ���������ing. The hotel men there, he says,  are hard put to find accommodation  for the people crowding into Skagway.  The weather there is described as "awful." Words will not describe the state  of the White Pass trail. Heavy frost  and thawsalternating -have/.made'it-  one glare of ice whieh the snow, covered to the depth of a foot or more. Six  constables started to take over some  forty pound toboggans to Bennett.  They would with greatlabor reach the  v top of one of the numerous hills' on  this trail, only to slide back at a breakneck pace to the bottom again. Finally the inspector left the trail, and  took to the ice on the Skagway River  but found it very dangerous, open  water in many places, and thin ice in  others, and very reugh where the ice  was safe. Constable MacNair went  through hito the icy water. .Creepers  were procured next day; and the toboggans taken to the summit. On December 18 it was raining in torrents' in  Skagway.  ,   ;,'   .-   .  Major Wood says that Major   Walsh  writes "him that he has enough rations  "with him to last his party six months.  , He adds that reliable men  from   Daw-  : eon all agree that food is going   to   be  scarce there before spring, that in fact,  many will starve unless a  large   number come out.  mainder is inv< sted, ths interest annually to be divided into five prizes of  about $10,000 each. Prizes No. 1, No.2  and No. 3 are to be awarded to the persons making the most important discoveries in physic*, chemistry, physiology and medicine. Prize No. 4 is to  be given to the person mading the oest  literary contribution upon tho subject  of physiology or medicine and prize  No. 5 is to be awarded to any person  who has achieved the most or done the  best thing looking to the promotion of  cause of.peace throughout the world.  Thesi prizes which are open to any  persons anywhere in the world, will be  awarded by the various Swedish academies, except the prize for the promotion of peace, which is to be left in the  hands of a committee which is to be  elected by the Norwegian   parliament.  I Ml DISASTER.  Floor Collapses  at a  Ontario,  Meeting.  London,  Thirty Persons Killed and 150 Wounded  ���������A   Scene   That   Was  Horrible.  Klondyke Steamers.  A Montreal dispatch says: .The  Canadian Pacific railwav has completed arrangements for the construction of six light .draught stern wheel  steamers to apply on Alaskan waters  in conjunction with the two ocean  steamers which they have purchased  in Scotland. These vessels will be constructed in Toronto, the contracts having been let to the Betram <fc Poison  works. Work will begin at once, as  it is intended to have them ready for  opening of navigation The boats are  to be of wood, plated with steel and  will have a length of 150 feet' with a  beam of 30 feet. They will be put together in the Toronto yards, and will  then be taken apart and the parts shipped to Vancouver, where the boats will  be rebuilt.  The Le Roi Smelter.  The completion of the Le Roi smelter, in which all the stockholders of  the Le Roi company are interested in  proportion to their interest in the  mine, is looked forward to as marking  a now era in tho progress of the mine.  It is expected that the furnaces will be  ready to blow in by January 15th at  the latest, but it will probably be a  month later before they are , in full  working order. It is the case with all  smeltcrsthat Mie furnaces require several weeks of experimenting before  thoy mn smoothly-and the work expected of them. It was three months  n f the Trail smelter was completed before it was in- running order. Time  after time there was a "freeze up" and  the daily average of ore smelted did  not exceed 30 or 40 tons for fully 90  days after the smelter furnaces were  blown in. Although all precautions  are being taken with the Le Roi smeller at Northport against any such long  delay, it is expected that it will be a  week or two at least before, the works  will-be able to opora'te at their full  capacity. The mine, itself, however,  is now working full blast. Capt. Hall  is pushing the development ahead as  fast as possible, and the Le Koi presents an animated and spirited  pearance.  ap-  SHOOTING AT EUREKA.  Three Men Severely   Wounded   During  a Drunken Brawl.  Durrant Hanged.  The wires conveyed the information  that Durrant paid the penalty yesterday morning for the murder of Blanche  Ljimonte. Every effort was made that  influence and money could, make to  save his neck, but all proved unavailing. American law is often slow and  sometimes uncertain in such cases,  but in this instance it was at least certain.  flOBEL'S MILLIONS.  How the Inventer of Explosives Divided  His Fortune.  London, Jan. l.���������The will of the late  Alfren Nobel, the Swedish chemist and  expert in high explosives, who died at  San Remo, Italy, on December 9, 1896,  has been proved.- The personalty is  valued at 62,170,465. About half of  .the estate goes to relatives and the   re-  . Grand Fork,Jan.���������Word arrived here  this evening of a shooting affray at  Eureka camp early this morning, during which three men were shot. , From  the'meagre details at hand it appears  that while engaged in a drunken altercation, Frank Godfreson and Ika La  Fleur, half-breees,, were, shot in the  arms, while an unknown white man  received a bullet in the face. After  the shooting occurred Godfreson,one of  the wounded men, was -taken to his  home for treatment, a few.miles from  Eureka,_ while the other wounded men  arc having their wounds dressed at  Eureka. ������������������''���������'  Londoti, Ont., Jan. 4.���������The city hall  collapsed while a mass meeting was  held in connection with the municipal  election last nigh1. The stamping of  feet caused the joists to give wiy, and  part of tbe floor fell to the floor below,  carrying 200 people with it. Beams,  pillars, and ft big irow safe fell on  them. Thirty were killed outright,  find 150 injured.  The killed were : ������'. J. Smith, L. XV.  Bourke, N. Ciirruthers, C. Beckett. J.  Turner, C. Tuxton, F. Hoaimm, W. H.  Delia, R. S. Leigh. W. E. Phillips, D.  .1. Welsh,'W. E.Talbot, B.Jacques, W.  J. Borland, S. Harrison, S Williams, J.  Hallis, N. Robinson, J. Fellows,, XV.  Geo. Smith, J. McLean.  fJCKNKS AND JNTCIUKNTK.  ,Eye witnesses of the dis.ister say tbe  platform seemed  to pitch forward, tbe  floor around it  gave  way   and  down  through   the   (lo>>r   200   people   were  hurled  to death.     Crushing down   up-  pon   the  heads  of tho   doomed   ones  came a huge safe  and  the iron  steam  coils,   which   were   standing   in   the  northeastern corner of tho hall.   Jugged    beams    and   timbers   from , the  bro en floor wero hurled dowti  upon  the geething mass of humanity.   Seen  from above  all seemed struggling  lor  liio like the crew of a sinking ship.  Some  of  those   least injured dragged  themselves painfully to the walls and  ende-ivored   to  reach   the lloor,  from  which they  had fallen.    Down  in the  pit  lay   scores  of motionless  figures.  Many   lads who   had climbed   behind  the  mayor's chair, as a doign of vantage wero among  the victims,  and the  screams   for   help   in   their   childish  treble added a new horror to tho scene.  With   tlie   first swaying  of the   lloor  there  was   a rtish  of excited men toward   (.he   doors.     Fortunately there  were many exits,   and although many  of the weaker ones were crushed down  and   trample," ; by   <ho������e   fighting   for  freedom   and safety, no otic  was seriously injured.   The  cause of the disaster was the giving away of a  beam  which ran   from the north to the sruth  hall' about 20 feet from   tlie northern  end and directly under the raised sts.ge  used as   the speaki rs' platform.    The  beam  had rotted from   its fastenings,  and when it fell   there was  no support  for some 400 feet of space.   Tins gave  way,   the lloorinj: parting at  a place  about ten feet in front of the platform.  Alderrmn Noil Cooper, who had been  on the platform,  was dragged upwards  by   an improvised  rescue   corps, and  with half a dozen others, less seriously  injured, conveyed to the ante-c.iamber,  wherf th y  were waited upon:   There  was fighting and struggling in the pit,  and   frantic   men    beat .-down,   those  weaker, and   made   their bodiesstep-  ping stones   to gain  their own safety.  A couple of the cooler headed among  tnem endeavored to restrain the frantic  crowd.    Old Robert'Carruthers, a giant  in stature, bleeding from'scalp wounds,  with   his   clothes   torn   and hanging  from his back,   shouted.': for room and  refused to move  himself until a bey,  who   lay in  front ol   him,   had been  saved.    Others showed equal heroism,  but in the general rout   many thought  only of themselves.  tions were reported in tlie way of  changed hat*. (tc The onh doubt o,  the veracity of those statements would  seem to be in th-1 fact, that not a bar  ber could be found next day till near  evening.  In the afternoon the brass band, a  dozen strong, turned out and treated  the citizens and visitors to some soul-  stirring belectioun���������also a deviation -  chiefly, "A Hot Time in the Old  Town," which was played with en rgy,  in front of cacli hotel and sung: with  spirit inbide, whete they were respectively treated to���������cigars. In the evening a New Year's Tree entertainment  was Lhe attraction. The decorations  were very tasty. An arch, with motto,  between two trees loaded with presents  for tlie children looked pretty indeed.  There were also tokens of esteem .'or  the older people 'od some that wen:  not of esteem. -There seemed to be  too much of the latter for such an entertainment, which should principally  be for -the children. The programme,  loo, though choice and well rendered  might have been profitably varied with  selections from the- children, ns was  the Sumlou one. The pleasing feature,  besides the several good solos and  duetts, was Mr. Millward's orchestra  and the address and piesentation to  Mrs. Millward,' organist.  Your correspondent saw several incidents interesting to himself but perhaps "not to your readers, but would  like to express Irs impression of the  New Denverites, which is that thev  are a gay, social and hospitable  people.  Yours truly,  Sandon.  The Merry Masquerade.'  NEW YEAR'S DAY IN HEW DENVER  The masquerade ball given by Mr.  Spencer in his hall on New Year's Eve  was a very successful affair, though  not very largely patronized. A number of pretty fancy dresses were seen  with several comic and makeshifts, all  going to make up an interesting scene.  Quite a few from New Denver and adjacent" points came in to swell the  chorus���������"A hot time," etc. Tho music  was lively and stirring and with the  uncertainty of the identity of partners,  all claimed to have h;.d a high time.  Choice refreshments were served shortly after unmasking,,.which gave rc-  i'iewi5d -Snurjjj "or tin; balance o'f tne  evening. Wo are unable to secure all  the names of those in costume, so we  will not give a partial list, only those  securing prizes, which were as follows  with the prizes :  BEST    WALTZING.  Lady ��������� Miss MoDougall, Poppies,  photograph album.  Gentleman���������Percy Wilkinson (New  Denver), Snuwshoer, dancing pumps.  liEST  COSTUME. .  Lady���������Miss Smith, Spirit of Christmas, box of ladies' papeteric.  Gentleman���������Dudley Clark,. Prince,  gents'tie and case. . , ..       '  BEST SUSTAINED CHARACTER.  ,," Lady���������Mrs. Despaine, Witch, gloves^  and case.  " Gentleman���������C. W. Greenlee (Now  Denver)! Highlander, box of cigars and  holder.  insolvency .'Legislation.-  As Seen   by a Sandonite.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following is a list of ore shipments over the it. &S. from Sandon  for the week ending Jan. 7 :  ,.   MINE. TONS  Payne ...............  Ruth   Reco.......;.........  Last Chance   Goodenough .'.;...  Sovereign   Queen Bess   ......  Total...........  ,.550  .140  ��������� 20  .. 80  .. 20  .20  . lo  .195  A CODE  OF SIGNALS.  ' Nature has a code of signals���������a listless step and tired, weary feeling are  in the co 0. They show that the system is run down and dragged out.  Nature's medicine for this is Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills they benefit  the entire system, brace the nerves,  and brighten the brain, curinu nervousness, sleeplessness, weakness and  palpitation' of the heart, etc.   '  Leaving Sandon'with its almost unfathomable depths of snow, it is--rather  a pleasant change, after a short ten-  mile ride, to again tread on terra firma  and-to bask'in the bright rays of Old  Sol, which, for a time, proved too  strong for eyes unaccustomed to that  blessing for many .weeks. The pretty  sparkling waters of Slocan lake untouched by winter's icy fingers, was  also ft source of pleasure. But the  boast of perennial summer by the people of that hamlet is .-qui to, a fallacy,  for, if tliev have not the snow they  have a raw, chilly air that makes one  feel the need of heavy wraps, even  more than in wintry Sandon with its  drier atmosphere. The citizens of this  generally quiet place were evidently  astir and out-for a holiday, thatMs  those who were not sleeping off the  "dull heaviness" after the Fat Men's  Club supper of the previous, evening.  It was the unanimous statement of the  bulky (?) people that 00 bottles of beer.  18 of segum, an equal number of stout  and a dozen or so of the various brands  of wine were consumed and yet, not a  man but that to the last maintained  his sea legs, though   some complica-  ��������� Montreal, Jan. 3.���������As a'result of the  conference -- between Crawford Boss,  president Mr! Henderson, vice-president, and Wm. Scott, of the Ottawa  Board of-Trade, J.ohii McKergow, Jas.  Crathern. Chas F. Smith and Henry  .Miles of the Montreal Board and President Gurney the Toronto Board  Trade, it has been decided to issue a  call for a meeting of representing of  all Canadian Boards of Trade to be  held early in ��������� February in this city  with a view to making united representations to the Dominion Government as to the urgent need of insolvency legislation. Representation at  this meeting is to be based ������������������ upon the  number of the board's membership,  one delegate and one vote being allowed for each 100 members. A circular  is being prepared to be sent to each  Canadian Board of Trade invitirigtheir  attendance at the meeting and outlining certain general-principles for insolvency legislation. Each board will  bf requested to consider these before  hand, so that delegates may be prepared to vote thereon at the meeting.  The vote will thus fairly represent the  commercial view of tbe country.  MJ_ KASLO.  Sandon Retains Its Honer  On   One  Rink and Suffers Defeat  on  the Other.  Probably not so much intenst was  maniiested in a curling match heretofore in Kaslo as was evinced on Thursday evening last. On the arrival of  the K. & S. train Mr. Buchannan, the  president,of the Kaslo curing club  was at tbe depot to meet the Sandon  curlers and gave them a hearty wel"  come to their city.  After the appetite of the curlers had  been thoroughly satisfied at their rc-  spoeti\e stopping places they proceeded to tbe rink where an immense'  crowd congregated to witness the crossing of brooms, and the carnival which  was billed for the same night ; the  outer sides of the rink were used for  curling whilst the centre sheet was reserved for the skaters.  Tho ice was in excellent condition  and some exciting anil close playing  was noticeable, more particularly that  of the rinks skipped by Messrs Hall  and Waugh on the left hand sheet  which at the sixteenth innings stood  14-11 in favor of Sandon. On tlie other  sheet Sandon suffered defeat, it was a  cli-an walk over for the Kalso "Knights  of the Broom," More defeating Grim-  met t by a score of 24 to 8  The following are the rinks iu order  of their pliwing ?  Kaslo. ,      Sandon.  R. McLean lead.        J. B. Cliffe.  E. F. Green 2nd. F. Sewell.  J. Rae 3rd. R. McDonald  J. Waugh skip. A. Hall.  W. Eastere lead. W. (.'. Adams  S. Benzie 2nd. A. Crawford.  W. Buchannan    3rd. W.Wilson.  D. More.   . skip.    M.L. Grimmett  After the contests were closed they  repaired to the Kaslo Hotel where a  sumptuous supper was spread at the  instance of the Kaslo curlers, which  was highly appreciated by our boys  and also the manner generally in which  they were entertained. The following  bill of fare was placed before the  banqueters. ���������  We're a' Jock Tarn son's Bairns.  Oy*iev S)cw.     .1       ^iii. ,       . \ _-  '���������In turn," 'Just on (he. Fronting,  "Canny we'll soop 'er in.''  Halibut, Cutlets  in cream,  ���������    "Draw to the winner."  "Its a braw stane."  Pork Chops.  "Get a string on it."  "It's a Hog !    It's a Hog !  Breast of chicken. -  "Crack an egg on this ane."  ' It's weei laid doon.   Bring im,"  "Now swing im ower."  Jelly Ice Crow. ' ���������   . ��������� '  "Tak'a' that ice." .  Cakes, Coffee.  "A tee-high shit,"  ���������', ,'You've r)he last stane." -..-.'  The repast concluded a few remarks  were made by Presidents . Buchannan  Grimmett befitting the occasion, then  followed "For he's a Jolly Good Fellow." after which they dispersed with  victory or defeat branded on their  memory as the case may have been.  ������v������  y  era of the Slocan are not idle.  "Although one hears much less about  the Slocan country this year than  formerly, 1 had rather take my chances  in that rich mineral country than in  the much boomed Klondyke," remarked Mr. XV. A. C. Weymouth, a mining  man of Portland, who has just returned from a long stay in the Slocan.  "There is more work going on in the  Slocan mines and prospects this year  than ever before," continued Mr. Weymouth, "although the towns scattered  through the Kootenay hills are un-  doubtely quiet, and business is not  nearly-so good as it was a year ago  This is no doubt due to the fact that  the floating population is so much  smaller. There is no longer a rush  to the Kootenay of prospectors and  adventurers. Those who go have business there, and matters are consequently settling down to a solid business  basis. A great many mines are paying  handsome dividends to their owners  this season, and taking all in all, I  regard the great silver bell that stretches north from Ainsworth to Sandon aH  the best mining country on the American continent."  With Scissors and Pen.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Mr. II. M. Martin left on Wednesday  for a visit to Victoria. He inte-.ds to  be absent about a month.  Mr. Rowsom, who spent tbe last year  in Saddon in speculative business left  for home at Brockville, Ont., ��������� on- Sunday last. Though he did very well  while here it is not his intention to return. He will probably tbe coming  year operate in a newer part of the  com.try east of Fort Steel.  Mr. Hcltner, book-keeper for the  Star mine, whose eyes have been bad  for Rome time, has gone to Spokane to  consult a specialist. All will be glad  to see him return shortly entirely recovered.  AT THE   HOTELS.  Black's���������D. M. Bougard, M. Gibson,  XV, E. Rodgers. Kaslo; V. L. Bryan, D.  Bremner, Silverton ; Miss Clark, Great  Falls; M. Sullivan, C. C. Gibson,  Rossland; Miss Knapp, Tacoma;  W.MoAdams, New Denver; J.D.Brown,  Jas. Gorden A. M. C. Banting,  Toronto; J.Scott, B.G. Goldberg, Montreal; J. \dair, Quebec; C. French-;  Mrs.  MvKay,    F..K.    Pollock,   Three  Mrs. .Mel  - \ ��������� ��������� > ���������  'o.-hs;   ������{-  I\ Bcins, P.-G.  Lidner, .Nelson; R. "George, Slocan; J.  Stills. San Francisco; H. J. Johnstone,  H. W.Hoflren, Nakusp; W.F.8choole\,  Winnipeg  Goodenough���������I .. E. Haultain, Kaslo,  F. J. Finnicane, [.New Denver, I-L R.  Wagner, H. E. Swift, J. L. Freeborn. L.  Smith, J. E. Jackson, Spokane; R. J.  Kelly. Chicago; J. J. Taylor, A. F. McMillan, Rossland; R. Bruce, Nelson.  Balmoral���������F. Fox, Silverton; A. G.  McDougall, Rossland, A. Parks, Mrs.  Phillips, New Dinvcr; N. Gilkerson,  Hot, Springs; J. H. McDonald, li. Harlow, Nakusp; A. Pentreath, Vancouver,  H. Yates; Kaslo; A. Chisholm, W;  Bogart, J. Nesbitt, F. Campbell, Trout  Lake.  Sandon V. L. Lade, J. A.' Lade, J.. FA  Bryant, Silverton; W.'F: Wiliams, Silverton, E. Dellophi, Kaslo; J. J. Folly,  Slocan; J.Carlon, Rosebery;- R.1L Buns,  W. Balleiityne, New Denver;. T.Harley,  Hancock; F. Fitzgerald, Chicago; A.  Walker, Nelson, R. D. Kennedy, Montreal. :        ���������'"���������'..'���������' ��������� "  A rich strike of twelve inches of  solid clean ore, assaying' 1191 ounces  m silver and 43 per cent, lead, was  struck in the lower drift, 160 feet from  the surface of the Arlington mine last  week.  The London Hill Mining;& Developing Co. bus elected the following officers for the ensuing year : President,  ���������l.G. Proctor; vice-president, Hamil-  %ers; secretary-treasurer, C. W. Mc-  Ann ; manager. C. Van Moerkerke ;  directors, O. T. Stone and H. Selous.  The British Canadian Gold Fields  Company will erect a concentrator  near the Lemon Creek townaite early  in the spring, the machinery for which  will be taken in on the snow. The  company is taking this stop in order-  to be in position to handle the ore  from their two properties -the Howard  Fraction and the Golden Wedge.  The mill and tram of the Montezuma mine near Kaslo are now in full  operation and giving good satisfaction  to the owners.  Lucky Jim near Bear Lake continues ���������  a heavy shipper, sending out about 3  cars a day to the concentrator, where  it turns out five so one. Though  th" ore is not as rich in silver as some  other mines it ranks well in lead, turning out obout 70 per cent.  The sale of the Great Western to the  British American corporation, Hon. C.  tl. Mackintosh's syndicate, was completed at a special meeting of the company held last evening in the office ol  Hon. T. Mayne Daly, the solicitor' for "  the British American. It was a stockholders' meeting, and some 909,000  shares, out ofa total of 1,000,000 were  represented. Louis Bertonneau. the  president of the company, was present,  as was alio J. B. Jones, the secretary  who brought' up the company's seal  from Spokane with which to legalize  the documents.General Charles S.Warren, Ross Thompson, C. O'Brien Red-  din, R. E. M. Strickland and Victor  Monnier. The deal was made on the  basis of S1OL00O for the nroprety. Of  ' this S-50,000 was cash and *45,000 payable .^prii 4. Tha. .old corapar.y Attained accounts due-it on the sale ot surface riuhts to -"he extent of 55,000,' and  the British American corporatien assumes an indebtedness of about $1,000  contracted by the company.���������Rosland  Miner  Mr. Adams who is looking after the  advancement of tho Adams group of  which his father, who resides in Montreal is principal owner, 6ays they are  getting ready a trial shipment of ore,  which will be made shortly, and after  that development work will be pushed  vigorously till summer next.  MINING RECORDS.  Recorded  at  New Denver.  School Ball Balance Sheet.  The Goodenough.  ALMOST UNBEARABLE.  "I suffered from ki !ney trouble so  much that the pain in my back was  almost unbearable and I felt tired and  worn ������ut all the time, my tongue was  coated and until I t< ok Doan's Kidney  Pills I had been unable to do my  house-work for over a month. These  pills have made a complete cure, all  my kidney an'd bladder troubles have  dia-ppeared and I feel like, a new  woman."  , Mrs. Presley, Kiugst n, ^nt.  The Goodenough mine has discontinued operations for the present, and  the principal owner, Mr. Whittier. is  going to the Klondyke. The .Good-  enough is a gore property sandwiched  in between two sections of the Reco  property. So far it has declared dividends to the. extent, of'-some S35,000,  and is generally considered, though a  small property, a very good one. The  Reco, as wc have intimated, uwns the  lead above and below it, and is finding  its richest mineral - at present on the  Goodenough lead above that property.  It was on the Goodenough property, or  rather on the line between it and the  Reco that the lend was first discovered,  and from it has followed the name  given the celebrated hotel in Sandon.  For some time but little attention had  been given to mining and less to development of the Goodenough property,  sis a result there were but five or six  men at work'when the suspension took  place. No doubt very shortly new.  capital will be put into the work by  some one, and it will be found much  more profitable than ever before.  The following statement shows the  receipts and expenditures for ball for  the school house:  coi-JjECTioms. '���������..-���������������������������.  ' Tickets sold by Mrs. McArthur, 57.50;  Mrs:Crawford, 57.50; Mrs.Lloyd, 510.50;  Mrs. Taylor, 54.50; Mrs. 'Stirrett, ������1.50;  Miss, Crandall, ,59;00; Miss .Wilson,  $6.00; Miss Skinner, 54 50; Miss ��������� Warner,--S4.50; Miss; Lata vor, 50.00; Miss  McDonald, 510.50; Mrs. McKinnon,  S1.50; at the door, $80.00; auction sale,  etc.,%>4.75; subscriptions, $37.00. Total'  514S.25.  DISBURSEMENTS.  LOCATIONS.  Dee 2S���������Bob Fractional, Carpenter, London  Hill Mining Co.  Dec 29���������ilaud Fractional, Cody oreek.James  Croft.   ���������'     . '  "ASSESSMENTS. 7 ,  Dcc30���������Eai ly Bird.  Jan S���������Burlington No 3.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVBMKKTS.  Dec38-EttgleNo2.    '  ' '  . '   ���������   TRANSFERS.  Dee2S���������Power of Attorney, WL. Price to J  >l M Bennedum, Aug 2S.  J M M Bennedum to Win McKinnon, all  interest 01 W LPric* in all mineral claims  situated in West Kootenay district, Dec 9,  31,000.    7  Dec2ft���������Apis {, KateTerrill to Susan G Gib-  sen,' Aug 4. ���������  Fountain 1 (>, Ira W Black to Mrs Jennie  Knapp, Aug 20.  .Ian 3���������California |, Clipper J, O J Marino to  Pat Hums andW J AVllson, agreement to sell,  Hall, $15.00; music. *10,00,   washing,_ Doc24, $15,00.  Jan I���������Lata View Fraction 3, J M M Bennedum to J Wm Kyte, Jan 5.   ��������� ������ ������  Slocan Development.  An inside view of a mining camp's  working is a better criterion of its state  development, importance and value  than thelrush to it of adventurers who  who hope to reap where they  have not sown. Tbe following testimony frotn an outsider will sufficiently convey the fact that the mine own-  pected, successfully  dishes, $2.50; floor manager, $7.50; sun-  dries,$1.30; priniing,$4.:i5. Total $40.55.  Total receipts $14S.25;. total expenses  $40.55.    Profit $108.70.  Lardeau Creek Placers.  At last tlie plaeering plants on Lar-  deau creek are ready for business and  it is expected that in ten days' time  the results of the first clean up will be  known' Ed. Hughes and Alex. Gainer  .were up to where .Messrs. Sweeney, Mc-  Gillivray and Kilpatrick are operating,  yesterday^and Mr. Hughes says they  have things in pretty good shape and it  will be no surprise to him if they  make a good thing out of it. The  water has been mostly all taken up in  to the flume and the bed of the creek  laid bare for a considerable distance  It is not the intention of these men  to operate on the benches as this will  be too expensive and not available for  their present plant, but the bed of the  creek on their ground will be pretty  thoroughly investigated and, it is ,cx-  Topic.  Recorded at Slocan City.  'IRANSFERS.  lion 2:1���������ftbldon Wedge and Highland }, K  .Smith to Wm Brnsch.  Dec 2t���������Two Friends \, WE Bpie t* Edward  Murphy,  Dec 2S���������Florence 1-0, and Ontario i, D Meld 11 non to C N McMillan.  Dee2tl���������Cedar J, Ed Brown to D Moat.  SEVERE HEADACHE CURED.  Deau Sirs���������Being troubled with a  severe h adache, I was advised by a  friend to try Laxa-Liver Pills. I only  used half a bottle, and have not since  suffered from the complaint. They  seem to be a perfect cure.  ;   Mes. John Tomlinson,  Hamilton, Ont.'  The beautiful that gave us a rest tot  some days back has commenced to  make its descent again in what the  ladies call "lovely feathers."  A lot of new boys' and girls' sleighs  just arrived at Cliffe's bookstore.  &>  -"i>8  'ft  a  1 .  ai^sS i ������������������!-������������������  I  w ���������������������������.'������������������                        -                       .   -.��������� ���������                           ���������-   ���������.���������������������������-��������� ������������������                                            ; fvrr H  I ���������   , ���������         -                       :                                                   ^ ���������   .                                       ������������������    .���������      ' -                 ;   ���������   '                                        .,-V.7r*l  B" ' ���������   ' . 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Tlie Mining Re^^  . i-ANDON,. BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATU.;pAY..,.....JANUARY 8, 189S.  SuBffc.t:iPTioN $2.00 Per Year ,  ..'���������'��������� Strictly in Advance.  ':���������: V ���������.,,.;��������� AT. LASTi,.,,' .'.'���������;  After three months', incubation   the  Local government has granted Letters  Patent to Sandon,   and it is'now Gazetted a city,   the nominations  for the  '     first board of Aldermen  to take place  ^   on the   15th inst.,- and   the elections a  " ���������;* week! later.    Mr. Sandilands has been  appointed  returning officer,   and will  be ready in, a few days   to take appli-  ', cations to go on the list of electors for  the elections. 7 The qualifications.are;  ';'.,',��������� A  British subject,(male)   by  birth ��������� or  naturalization,    21  years  of age   and  three months' residence in the place-  no property is required.    All who can  meet  these  requirements-should call  <7   on Mr..Sandilands ��������� in a few days and  make the   necessary declaration  on a  blank to be furnished by the R. 0. for  " v   : ���������.,��������������������������� ��������������������������� ,'  the purpose.  In; the choice of mayor and aldermen, a  selection   of good,   practical  men who are resolved on keeping the  ���������     place   clear  of debt  in every  form,  .   at .'least'iin'til' the- tide   turns, and we  see what  the future develops, should  be   made.   '   It   is. time    enough  to  create' debt when  the people   and rs,-  <  sources are here to meet them.    If for  mayor and aldermen  men can be got  who have  had some municipal experience, .so much the better���������-if not, see  that they have, at least, level business  heads! ?..,   Mr.   Sandilands   has   been  mentioned as a candidate for the mayoralty,-but .accepting the   position'.'of  /returning   officer  will,   we think,  dis-  ,   qualify, him. '  ~*~     Mr. Clifle has been asked by many  to accept  the mayoralty, and hiscanswer to one and all is simply this :  -He  wants, a public meeting called   before  ?    nomination, and the sooner the better,  'that  the  possible   electors  may have  time ;to. think over what theyhearbe-  fore.   polling, at  which   all  available  and  possible candidates  may express  their opinions   611   proper   municipal  government for the place.    The people.', will then have more grounds-to go,  on in making a choice.  xHe can qualify, and ftf a  cpiisidef:tiie'majorit}^of  1   those   most  interested   express    their  wish in a tangible way that  he should-  accept the position, he will takc'it, but  not   otherwise    under     any   circumstances.   .. The position of first  mayor  of a town like Sandon  can be no sinecure.    By-laws in many respects such  as no other place   in the   country possesses will be required,  street grading  will have to be done,   sidewalks overhauled,   a basis of revenue   collection  on many sources  other  than taxation  arrived at,   school facilities provided  with the co-operation of school trustees,  and many- other matters   that even at  the outset cannot be foreseen.    These  will all take  the time.and attention of  the mayor,   who   like   tlie   aldermen,  should be there  without salary  or remuneration.    The position,  therefore,  we repeat is no sinecure, and the man  who takes it will have   to do'infinitely  more for the place than the place-outside of its  mark of appreciation   will  possibly  do   for   him.      The   proper  thing then,'   we  repeat,  is   to  call   a  meeting  of electors at an   early  day  that  the whole situation   may be fully  gone into, so that  on nomination day  the   entire board  may be chosen   by  acclamation.,     There   are    none   too  many good men   in the place   for   the  positions; and'it is very desirable that  the best available should be chosen in  a friendly  spirit  without   the  contest  What more eloquent lesson' than this  do capitalists and mining men require ?    It is true we  have   had   oiir  wild, cats-as  other places have! had,  ;. \> ., ��������� ��������� ������������������      .   -, -  them,   and we   will have them, tc the  end ;'��������� but this is7 iri no sense - a reflection' on the mineral resources of the  Kootenay country. As recently as  six years ago; but little, for instance,  was; known of the mineral resources of  this section, and the , past year dividends- to the value of nearly, three,  millions of' dollars were declared -by  mines within"���������five miles of the' city of  Sandon. 7 This'money, too, has been  made by,half a dozen '..mines, and it is  reasonable to believe that a quarter of  a million dollars properly expended  would develop a dozen more equally  paying properties. And in, the face  of this eloquent lesson people will rush  to the Kloiidyke, where life and property are hourly in peril. /,   . .., '  -     HACKING COUGH CURED.  (^ENTLEMEN^My,brother was troubled  wish a,,very bad hacking cough; but  alter using, three bbtles of Norway.  Pine Syrup he. was completely cured.  I ehnnot'recommend it too "highly. '  Miss M.'Bka-dsha.iv,'  '.'���������''���������'    ���������        " ��������� Wesleyville, Ont. ,  A Yery Ricn Striie.  ? jvf>  eagBggfiaBtEBiaasaBsaiaiaafii  ������������������20'.;.. FRIZES,  The Mail and Empire is perfectly  right in expressing, disapproval at  Hoiji. Mr. Sifton's trip" 'to'Washington  in tlie interest to suffering Klondykers.,  The Klondike is Wholly in Canadian  territory, "and the American government has no more to do ivith.it-. than  the man in the moon. It is,true'.there  ate many Americans' .there in destitution, and, of course, \ihe American  government.has a perfect right: to relieve them; -but that relief should  come through the representations of  residents and not through '"thein terpen tion. of, the Canadian, government.  If the Americah'government isdesir-  ousof saving adventurers from its own  country, it, has perfect liberty to do  so;; /but it is not the duty of.the Canadian government to teach them their  duty to!vardsTtheir own people in the  face of-starvation.r'V " -    -  -J'robably what .is. one'of the richest  strikes }*et in the history oJ-Ymir has  bc;.: fumade on the Big, Patch group, the  pi-iperty of Messrs.; Dunczui Darrow  ai:d.diaries French, situate about ten  'hiilcjs up Porcupine creek.. Specimens  brought down .-on -Tuesday- 'showed  j chunks pi' free gold, umd will unitedly assay up in the thousands.  Thei-e is about'��������� four 'feet ol' this rich  streak in . a,ledge no ic-JS than 20;  wide. Assays taken I'ro-in. the stir-  not,from the ri-.'h'streak, ran-as  as SIOS in-gold.        ,      ��������� '���������'..  larg  dou  pay  feet  face  his  1 st Prize '-'���������"  $200  $206 '  2nd Prize  100.  100  3rd Prize ;-,���������'���������'  '���������'��������� So  ���������' ���������  ������������������'���������-: 5������  z Prizes of  25  each  5������ ,  5 Prizes of,.  10  each  ,5������ .  roPrizes of  .;���������.,: 5  each  '��������� 5������,  4; *l&...  New Companies Gazetted.  An unusually long list, of extra pro  viiicial.companies, authorized to transact business in British Columbia,; is  contained in last week's Gazette.  Here are the titles of ,the new business  organizations: The American Boy  Mining & Milling Co., /the Big Three  Gold' Mining Co., ������ Boundary Creek  Mining Co., Butte Gold-Copper Mining  Co.. California Gold Mining Co., Can-'  adian King Gold Mining. Co., Giant  Mining Co. (Limited)-,.'Giant Powder  Co. (Consolidated), Josie-Mac Mining  Co,,.; Kootenay-Tacoma L. 0- -Mining  CoT" (Limited), Laurier Mining "and  Milling Co.,.LeRoi Mining ���������& SmrX-ting,  Col, Miller'Creek Mining Co., Old-iron-  sides Mining Co., Oiga Gold Mining &  Milling Co., Sullivan Grutip. Mining  Co., Adventures of B. ,0. (Limited),  Corinth Mines' (Limited), Glpbe Savings & Loan Co., Hall Mines (Limited),  and Kootena}' Ore Co. (Limited).  ������������������If a woman walked  barc-ft'Oted    on   the.  slmrri.   c-di>e    of?   a.  /'^-������������������H^-T^^\^ ',��������� sword���������,,  site    would  ��������� Av    '\% f~~*i  not    niid-crR-o   ,utic-  ,/J  v ,���������y  t'|.  A,tenth' of  the, sirrony  ��������� \0ZL?./j&f -~y daily ���������boro'e by thou-  ������������������/ Tl'^-SC ~^\ s a " d's ������,f women  '[,   vVl^T^%     vl    without    complaint.  wlW^A ;? th--j' s,,ri'i;r p,:i^r  f/fc/l >-,-,���������' =-; yiK// misery and pain  vmM\\'\;?'1frWs'<>- than could be, in-  ' " ' ��������� ''���������'" '" dieted by ;il! the prp>  fessional torturers  jl that Uie world-.ever''  knew. ,3) ay , an d  nifrlit tltcy. suffer  from headaches;  drapgintr down and  buniiiiH; Sensations,  ns in the, sides and  back,' hoi  ,-ihd cold  flushes, !'  nervous  .uid trem-  Minp; sen- .  sations and physical lassitude ;iiicl.J!ie!!lal_  despondency,    'file whole body is:'tortured'"'  with pain and tlie entire nervous system-is  racked.,.   If.they  consult  tlie w6rajfe  00-  scure'phystcian, lie will attribute their bad  feelings, to stomach,! liver, kidney, lieart or  :  nervous trouble,    tf, by accident,  be  hits  upon the'right cause, he will insist  upon  tlie disgusting examinations and local treatment' so embarrassing to a sensitive, modest .woman. ���������     . ,������������������''   ' ,-  Tlie; veal trouble is weakness or disease  of tlie delicate and iir.pnrtant orsrans. lliat'.'  bear tlie burdens of maternity. Tliere is no  necessity for examinations" or local treatment. ,Dr. Pierce's. Favorite Prescription  cures all disorders of this 'nature in tlie  privacy,of the home. It acts directly 011  the sensitive organs? concerned, making'  them strong and well. It allays -infiunima-..  tion, heals ulceration, soothes ..pain and,  tones and builds,up-the .TK-rves. I.t stops  exhausting,drains. It banishes tbe discomforts of the expectant "'months,. iuid' makes  baby's coming easy and almost painless.  It restores, the beauty'aiid vivacity lost  through Jong mouths or years of pain nnd  suffering. Thousands, of women, have testified 16 its marvelous merits. Al all medicine stores.   -Avoid substitutes... ���������  To'cover customs and mailing only, send  31 one-cent stamps for paper-covered copy; '  or 50 for cloth-bound copy,- of Dr. Pierce's  Common Sense Mc-diea; Adviser.   Address,  Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  ,.    .^7     '���������'.������������������"���������/������������������!'"'.      ,'\ ''"'."'���������',.' ���������      ���������"'.'"������������������''/' .      "$500''.     ',.',:���������.''.,,���������.���������      ������������������.���������     ���������'���������"'".������������������.���������."���������  Io the Twenty people Vvho solve this puzzle, if there are so many correct, we  will give the above Prizes IN CASH.   "��������� "���������       ���������������������������'. ,; '���������������������������"'��������� ,     '.������������������.  ^'..������������������������������������Senjd'/'Ko-'-Money^  If:more than Twenty should be correct, every correct one 'will (hi.addition-'  to   the...Money. Prizes)  be  awarded  our famous "Faithful Timekeeper Silver  .\Vatch,",/of which the.net factory price.is $r,o. ,   If preferred, the winner can  choose a genuine Gold-cased Watch of the same value. , >' ��������� /     '  ���������'��������� As this wonderful'oflei"is only made to advertise our far-famed Silver Watches,  every Competitor must rea'd.the following conditions arid comply with them.    -  ���������.���������?<*.,  -<!i-    -<i^  A word here  '  mbantng  "True to the  Time.  Our Proud  '-��������� position  in tlKiWatch  Trade.  A word which  herb means  they will last  n,lllc-tlme.-::  The qualities  of oiir  AVatches ?���������    V  which are' ������������������������������������. '  acknowledged-  to be the,/  foremost   ,  in" the English  and American  Markets'.  DROWNED IN THE LAKE.  The  Body   of   '.'Charles ��������� Kelly"   Found  Near the   City Wharf.    '  '���������-.- i. - Send your answer on an "International Post-Card" which can be  bought at the postofiice (price';. 2 cents).  There is no .entrance-fee'.'or charge  whatever.     7 '   ,;  2.;, In addition to the 'Cash- Prizes,  everyone who. sends, the correct answer  will thereby win one. of'our "Faithful  Timekeeper"'Silver.Watches which.we.  sell in England for $ 1 o each, and which  could'be sold retail iri America for $15  to $2$ each. ;'/\:^ :..':.. ;':'. .'���������'. < ' :  . 3.. Every winner, of the .Watch is  required to' .purchose one ������������������ of our  SPLENDID LVALUE inex])ensive  Solid Silver Albert Chains to wear with  the Watch, as per ours ���������unprecedented.  offer which we will send. These Chains  are Hall-marked oh every link by the  English ' Government. If the '''same'  Watch is required with Gold-filled case  instead of Solid Silver, a: Chain to  match may, if desired, be chosen.' .  ��������������������������� 4. With our. Watch and Chain you  'will receive ��������������������������� our .mammoth Catalogue  quoting Wholesale -Factory Prices "for  Jewellery, Plate,' etc.. The First Prize  will be given to the one who solves the  "Rebus, receives the Watch and Chain,  and orders, altogether the largest  amount of goods from the, Catalogue ������������������  the'- Second .'Prize to : the winner who  orders the second largest amount, and  so on. If not more than twenty win  and receive the Watch and Chain, and  and if these do not buy anything, from  the Catalogue, the whole, of the prize  money will be equally divided among  them, giving $25 each. ? All amounts  in this advertisement are i taken, at the  exchange of $5 to ������1. ,  . ....  ,5. A form will be^sent free to you  which must be filled up,and forwarded  to reach us by Dec. 25th of all'goods  ordered on account of these Prizes. 7  ,6. The names. aiid7 addresses of  cash prize, winners, will, be. printed in,  the Times, Daily Telegraph and Standard, of London, on Dec. 31st next,  and subsequently in the. New, York,;  Herald. Drafts for the Prizes will be  posted the same day.../. '.':        ',.  7. Write your name and address in  full every time you', write. us to avoid  mistakes. ���������" ������������������'. ���������,''?, ���������'���������--..,;'-";  8. Orders for these' Prizes may be  sent in separately from time to time,  and.you will be credited with the total  of all when you send in tlie report form  as aboye. ���������".'":',   /  "���������-  .9. When sending orders please  remember'. that the letter postage to  England is 5 cents per half ounce, and;  if insufficient postage is used the letter  is liable to go astray. ,'  E  -2w>JVvs*.  Send your answer at once !    You are sure fo ,\vin a Prize if correct, while  even if not-correct ii^costs you  ������������������.:���������... CURE ..  TORPID LIVER,  CONSTIPATION,  SICK HEADACHE,  AND DYSPEPSIA.  On Tuesday the body of a man was  seen floating in the water near.thn  city wharf. The remains were removed to the morgue where a number  of people identified the dead man as  Napoleon Boulanger, better known as  "Charles Kelly," Who .vas recently  working for a. Mr. BJanchard at Pilot  Bay,     ' ;/'   ;   ,  It was stated that deceased had been  drinking hard during Christmas week  and was seen last Sunday ? under' the  influence of liquor. Aa there were no  marks or bruises on him, it is supposed that befell into the lake. He  appears to have been a strong, hearty  man of about 35 years of age. - The  inquest -was.to.have been held..Thurs-.  day but was deferred until next Tuesday so that further evidence can be  collected.���������Nelson Miner.  AS a laxative, one pill acts perfectly,  and if a stronger action is desired  a cathartic effect is produced by two  pills. In obstinate cases, where a purgative is necessary, three pills will be  found, sufficient. , These pills leave no  unpleasant after effect.  One  pill  taken   each   night during  thirty days will cure constipation.  PRICE 25 CENTS OR 5 FOR 51.00.  , ADDE.ESS��������� .>'���������������������������" ���������������������������������������������- ,": .���������'���������-.. r--';-/ ..?.';    ������������������������������������������������������:������������������ ..:',- .;-v-.:,// ���������;;������������������  The   Watchmakers' ���������-.,-.-Alliaiice -:^-&'^-finiest->-."'-.fidode's*;-/Steresv  '.. " LIMITED. 7   ���������"  ': '".      ';':.,:.   ���������'������������������ '."���������:������������������'  Incorporated according to Act of Parliament���������Capital ������90,000 ($450,006).  LARGEST ENGLISH WATCHMAKERS,^  134  OXFORD. STREiET: LONDON.  Cable Address���������"Clocklike, London."    Business Established iS8^. ' '������������������  r.  ':;/large':,  STOCKTO  SELECT'  FROM.  I'ft.  ���������*  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE MINING REVIEW, i?2.00 A. YEAR,  ^<i;3IlffIilHllllfEI!IIIIl!i!l|!i;iJJI|I||[>l|iHIIIIItI!I!i!llintfllllillIII!lll!llll!i!ll!!llintni!i:i!flE!lllll!!:imillllfif!UIIII!l!lllllfllllflllfllUI  ^he  largest ��������� stock  AND OTHER INVESTllHENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  OUR FOREIGN TRADE.  and acrimony so  often   displayed   in  these civic elections.  The names of Messrs. Lovatt, Atherton and others have often been  mentioned in connection with . the  mayoralty, and should any of them be  the choice of the bulk of those most  interested, in the way we have indicated, The Review will be ever ready  to give him its assistance and support  in all matters relating to proper  government and the welfare of the  ploce.  In Five Months It   Shows   an  of $23,000,006.  Increase  It is a matter of surprise to many,  who know the fact?, that there is such  a. rush to the Klondyke, where property and life are hourly at stake, when  in the Kootenay country, where health  and comfort abound, where living is  reasonably cheap and where property  and life, are perfectly safe under the  best of laws, there are such limitless fields for profitable investment.  Mining in this country is yet but in its  infancy, and the past year over eight  AND   A    QUARTER    MILLION    DOLLARS'  WORTH,     OF     ORE     WAS     MARKETED.  Ottawa, Ont., Dec���������The  foreign trade of Canada for the five  months of the current fiscal year ending November 30 last, shows, the increase of nearly $23,000,000. The exports were increased by $15,000,000and  the imports by ������5,000,000. There was  an increase in duty of ������334,000. The  exports of agricultural, products have  doubled in five months. There are  only three months returns received  from Vancouver���������that is, to the end of  September last. They show an increase in value of SlS5,000and in duty  of 529,000. .''.''  SANDON.' B. C.  s of Furniture .in the  = Slocan - Kootenay  S at bottom prices.  1 Bed-room Suites to  H select from.  'tip  Carpets, Matting, Floor  Cloth, Rugs,-Mats.  IRON BEDSTEADS.  Upholstered Parlor and  Dining Suites in NEWEST  DESIGNS.   ���������        ?!   ,  'COUCHES  LOUNGES  EASY CHAIRS  in stock and made to order  - iri any design.  Mattresses in curled hair,  moss, wool and mixed.;  .SHOW-ROOM |  covering 3,000 ft. |  of floor space.     ' |  Freight Paid |  on goods, to San- |  don. I  e; Si .top  TRAIL, B...Q.  Has mines and mining stocks  lor  Hale; will try to protect Investors.  LOTS ,'FOK SALE IN  TRAIL AND DEER'PARK.  Will examlnonmt report, on mines:.  Twenty-eight, years' experioiieo in  mining.   Come or write.  D. M. CROWLEY,        New Denver.     j  %���������   For thirty years a Practical Upholsterer, and the only manufacturer in I  ������ the Slocan-Koolenay. ���������'",'.' ��������� . I  J --. UrfD������RT^KiriQ Ylllb EflB/ILrimQ.   ��������� I  I      A large stock of Caskets aL lowest prices ' ������  7f|,'lllllllltlllllllllllIIII!l!l!lltllllflllllllllllllllllf;ll!lifllflf!Illli:ilt!lfI!l!:ii:f)lttlll!l!ti);flllllllillll|lii|l|HIIII!:il!ltlllllllll!lllllll!fmi?  Call and see one of the most complete  stocks of Stationery,|Wall Papers, &c, in the  Kootenay country.  LftfEST  GMES: '  ��������� FOR? EYEJSriNa -AMUSEMENT,^,. ::'  Blank, Books, Church Books, Ink,. School  Supplies, Wedding Stationery,  Cloth Bound  ".:'���������'' ������������������'.*���������������"."'..���������''  Books, Musical Goods and Sporting G-oods,  &c, in endless variety. ;  ^:���������'��������� ��������� ��������� A ,QIJARTER, TON: OF   ��������� ;'���������  HOW TO   BE BEAUTIFUL,  To be beauti ul we must have pure  blood and a clear skin. Burdock Blood  Bitters purifies the blood and makes  the skin bright and clear. It cures all  skin and blood diseases. Witness .tin  following : "I had scrofula on my face  for some time, and could pet no relief  until I tried B.B.B. Ono bottle healed  me and left no scars. It is tlie greatest  blood purifier in existence."  Mary O. Beiuiy,  Toronto, Ont,  To Wliom It May Concern.  ' ��������� W. FURN-IVAL'������������������'.  "The'' Merc iiitili! Auctioneer, is now  prepared to handle ail kinds dl'merchandise, mining stocks, etc. ,  Parties wishing -o consult bim,please  address VV". FURNIVAL, I,'. O. Box 117,  Saudo.i-i, B. C.  .   Licensed Auctioneer for thenuivincc  We pay special attention td^have a full  line of :  CHOICE STATIONERY.  4^ ..te^-v^^-  c  %  ^  tS i PATENTS  Send a .Rough Drawinp in Lead Pejicil of  your Idea, Improvement or Invuntiou,'-with  a clear description of it, and we will jirompt-  .ly tellyouif itisnewand probaljly natenlalilo,  absolutely Free. FREE ! Valuaolc lOOpnL'o  book " How to got a Patent." JViAKIOjW &'  MARION, Experts, Temple'P.ldg, Montreal, Theonly fli-ni of fi:'afinatee!iirm<-ers  in the Dominion transact ing patent business  exclusively,  Higbosc references  Prqctor & McMillan- Bros.  . OF BALFOUR  Manufacture a first-class article in Pressed Brick; they are selling at low figures. Any sfzed order attended to promptly. Full  particulars from any of our agents.  *1  ,^  H  *  Kaslo  H. BYERS.  Sandon  E. M. SANDILANDS.  Nelson  E. TRAVIS.  'Next  Door  to  B. N. A. Bank,  Sandon, B. C.  ':V'Jit^> ^ ' '-Ly .''   \ . _   ���������   :l\.-ii,������.,������si' .������-.*," ������������������v.,',VA��������� ;\.,.-i     ,\    .      *.���������-',',' f.   ,'t A   'w .', -ii. ���������-;.���������.',.-.. ^\ ���������"-������������������,,-'  ". t :   ��������� \.t": ,v" "i ���������.v"*,^.i'-J'-'^  / -        -'it-.   '1   ���������   ���������;������.'    .t^V J ^ A-   .''>>"��������������� [���������-1       ".   v~       : i "  V'-^ ' r >'"      "*" l~~*\'   ,'���������  ���������*  ,v'-   ���������-   *������������������      ��������� ������t '   ������.''.'���������-  '���������.'.:"   rr- i  -     , ���������*- i r^a^?J^Zi~l?:!~L.i^;-  SATDJiEAY.��������� JANUARY' 8,; 1898.  THE MINING REYIEW  starvation is Sure to be Felt There  - This ���������,Winter.-,���������'���������..,.'.  Skaguay, Alaska,  Dec.' 17.���������via ;';Sct  attle, Wii., Dec.,27.���������John Lindsav,   of  .Olympia, Washington,- .who, has  just  arrived from Dawson City,, says, there  ���������willsurely   be''starvation  there 'this  .winter.   He examined  into   the   food  isit.uation thoroughly, he says', find after  I.thoroughly 'satisfying   himself   there  / would be starvation, he. sold, his '���������' outfit  ���������J in company, with  Fr;ink;.Biillaine,, of  y Olj/mpia, .Washington ;,'T.  Story,   \7ic-  | toria, B.C., and   Bob   Glynn.   Seattle,  [ started -oixt on foot each man 'drawing  i Vsled carrying abouty 140 ��������� pounds-, of  'provisions.   Lindsay "says the  Dawson  people believe that there is   no   great  amount of food at Fort Yukon  as  has  been alleged.'? Tlie river rose sufficiently and remained open long  enough  to  enable food to have been brought from  Fort Yukon had there been any .there.  J     The   people   of Dawson,^believing  |-there was not 'ample  food .supply   at  / Fort Yukon, refused to go   there,   pre-  '-ferring t<i  remain   at   Dawson.   < Not  more than'3,00 or 400 people .took- advantage of -the   Toansporta tion   Company's offer to take, the people to   Fort  Yukon for nothing. . When- the minors  } at Dawebh found that.no more   provis1  ?', ions would reach the towir'liy the riyei-.  ���������4 route,' they.'announced'that a meeting  feT^ould be held-to take Steps, for ;appor-  ;{' tioning provisions irTttio town.   Those  that had plenty, they said, must share  with those who had hone. Gapt.Cdhstan-  stiine, of the Northwes^'Mounted Police  interfered,",' and told   the miners^ that  no such thing would be permi!ted. The  .meeting was not, held. . .-''���������   ? .7  .Lindsay says the output of. the mines  ivi 11 bo greatly. :curta iled   this /���������.''win ter  because of.a scarcetv.'of lo.6rl.and light.  'Coaloil sold for 845 a  gallon,,and 'can-.  iles S150 a box'of 100. ' Even if the men  ���������were able, to 'work  ;their  .claims, the)''  cannot get light to do so.. ,    -,.-  , d .  ' .''.The statements arc'borno put by   r-*-  - turning Klpncly ke'rs, quite a, number of  whom reached here   during   tlie   past  ���������week.. .Some of^thehi take  as gloomy  ft view of the situation as Lindsay.  - ;/ ,. '.'TH.OS.",E,-.McINNES. : .    ���������  "- :��������� ;'���������' ���������','��������� ..'oANAoi,, ..'������������������'";:,���������'". ���������'.'.-���������  PROVINCE OF BRITISH; COLUMBIA.  .VICTORIA,  by  the Grace of' God, of  : 7? :the'  United "Kingdom.",'of  Great  ':'    Britain and'Irehiri'djQuJSEX.-Dei'eijd-.  er of the''Faith, &c.,; &c., &o. ���������'?  To'Otir, faithful the'Members elected to  serve in?th0 Li-gislative Asse-^bly  .��������� of Our Province of British poium-  ';��������� 7 bia   at. Out", City ���������.-of , Alctoria���������  ������������������?7. GriEETINGi'" ', V''   ���������  ������������������-..:'. '���������������������������   'A ^PRdGLAMATIOi^    ,?!'  '���������: " A. G, Smith, , :V,1 WH^RE-  D'eputy.Atto'rriey'-Gencral J ' ' AS We  are desiriou's and resolved, as soon- as  may liej' to meet Oiir ^people ,of Our  Province of Britijh Columbia, and to  have their advice in OurlLegislature :  TOW KNOW YE, 'that .for- divers  causes and considerations; .and taking  into con?ideration the'"ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, We  have thought fit, by and with tlie advice  of Oiir Excutive Council' of the Province of British Columbia,' to hereby  convoke, and'by, these presents enjoin  you, and each of you/that "on 'Thursday  ihe Tenth'" day of ,the month of Feb,  riiary, dire thousand eight hundred arid  ninety-eight;'you meet Us in Our said  Legislature or Parliament of Our said  Province/ at, Our City of Victoria, FOR  THE. DISPATCH-. OF BUSINESS; to  treat, do, act,arid conclude, upon those  things which in'Our Legislatureof the  Province of British ^Columbia, by the  Common Council of Our said Province,  may, by the favourof God be ordained.  LV TrcsTn'ioNV Wiiektop, We,  have  caused  these Our Letters,to,be  - made Patent,-ind tlie,Great Seal  oft/ e said Province to  lie here-  ,-.".-.   "unto affixed': AVrrxras, tlie Hon-  .".. ourable   ,Thomas   R.;'". McInxes.  ������������������.-. -'Lieutenant-Governor of Our said  Province of British   Columbia,  ���������/���������-'.   in Qur City  of Victoria,  in Our  said Province, this thirtieth day  of December, in the^year of Our  Lord one thousand eight hundred.  ���������'-',������'';-ari'(l   ninety-seven,   nnd   in -the  sixty-first year of Our Reign.  .By Command.  ,Sc.  fejE.Palraer, B.A.  1 Provincial .Land Suhveyok,  ������������������' Sandon.      -  Agents���������Rand & AVallbridge.  MY L, Grimmett, l.l.b.  '    Barristek," . SoLiciTou,    Notary  ..���������,���������.'.      '. ,.      Pui'uo, Etc.   ?  ��������� ,        Sandon, . B. C. ���������'������������������'.  FINEST   CUISINE   IN KOO'l ENAY.  c������ -g TB ���������'"'  S gJr&iC&k"!  .''.-���������: &.���������'&&%*..������������������������������������&������������������'���������. B.&nj'^BrSa  a-e  Wm. SUDROW,, Proprietor and-Manager:  "First-class'iii every particular.  .'.' Newlv furnished. .'��������� Best Liquors.      ;  movers LiKe  A .Well-finished Pipe, the best sample  of .Tobacco, Cigars and Cigarettes procurable��������� and --JACOB KELSEN has  tbent.. He has .also the latest arrival of.  Fruits, and Billia.rd Tables for recroa-  tiivn,    Gitc bill-..,11 ('ail.  SANDON SIW, SHINGLE & PLACING MlLL  Have, in stock or, cut to order on short notice, all kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumber.    Dimension stuff up to 46'feet long." ���������  KILN DRIED LUMBER AND JldULOIPIGS, EQUAL TO ANY IMPORTED.  A large stock of all kinds of BUILDERS' SUPPLIES suitable to the local  trade now on hand, including KILN DRIED Flooring, Rustic ShipJap,  Rebated Door Jambs, Plowed Pulley Styles. Square and Moulded Casing, Plain  and. Moulded Base, V Joint Ceiling, Beaded Wainscoting; also a great  variety of Mouldings, including Grown, Bed; Boelection, Wainscote Caping;  Cornice and Sprung Moulds, as well as a variety of Cove, . Quarter and Half.  Rounds, O.'G. and Square Stops, Parting Beads, Square and Beaded Balusters,  Roof Rolls���������Grounds', and all, kinds of finishing materials.'  HAVING LATELY RECEIVED A CAR LOAD OF  DOORS AND WINDOWS  >^������!l  >i]  IF YOU ARE,     '  DO NOT FOPGET  THREE IMPORTANT POINTS.  JAMES "BAKER,  Provincial" Secretary.  ATTENTION TRAVELLING PUBLIC.  WILL BE HANGED.  A New  ,,Trial .Refused, to   Mrs Storna-  man, the.Murderer.  .  Toronto, , Ont., Jan. ,3.���������Judgement  was given this morning, refusing a new  trial:to, Mrs. Steniaman on the reserve  in tlie case granted by the.trial judges".;  Tbe: prisoner was sentenced at Cayuga  i to death for: poisoning lier hi-isband.  I ^Evidence was admitted at the trial-ap-  > parenti'\ .showing ithaf she had also  poisoned her first husband, Chipman",  an'd:objection: ^yas taken to this, and  the reserve case granted; "The judges  of th'e-'divisional"court-.this..morning,  held that the evidence was fairly ad-,  mitted as tending to show her interest  and design in connection with her  second husband's death.  Leave Sandon for all Coast and Sound  points, at 7.45 it.m. daily,  arrive Vancouver 18 o'clock next day.  arrive Seattle 17135 o'clock next day.  arrive Nelson 22.30 o'clock same day, ���������-  arrive Trail-22 o'clock same day.  arrive Rossland 23 30 o'clock sameday.'  7 Ilirimediato   -connection', "'made . at  junction points, no,delay ;   quick   service and superb-acquipment'are few of  the many advantages offered  by   this"  line.  ��������� ���������/.  FrKS'l'���������Go via St. Paul because tho lines to  tlint t'Oi"1 will afTonl ycin tlie very best  service. .-    ���������      ' ��������� '���������-���������      ������������������.-:        "���������<��������� ���������  SECOND���������See. t!iiit tlin cnpoii lie.vond St.'  Paul reads via tlieWlncoiisi 11.Con trill because  lliat line indices close connections,'with ail  the trans-conlinentiit lines entering the,  [TnIon Depot, there, and its service is first-  class in every particular. 7  '" THIPJl���������For information, '-"call on your  neigiibor and friend���������the nearest ticket agent,  ���������and ask for a ticket-reading via the Wisconsin Central lines,,or address   -  Jas. Pond, .-.brGEO.'S. Battv.      ' ,; '7  Gen. Pas: Agt..   ���������   ' ' General Agent,;  ���������������������������.-'.���������jVIUwaukeo.-W.ls.'.- SKiStark St.,   ,  ������������������ . Portland, Or.  "IN A GREAT VARIETY OF STYLES AND SIZES.  ".  , 'Lam now able to supply the public without'delay, with anything in this line,  of a first-class quality, and at rock bottom prices.  ALSO A VARIETY OF TURNINGS, BRACKETS, &C:  .Newel Posts, Turned Balusters, Verandah. Truss and other Fancy Brackets,  Table Legs (morticed), Corner aind Plinth Blocks, Turned.Stool Tops, &c,  Also in stock some of .the best Shingles /manufactured.  An inspection of my stock is requested. ,'.        .������������������  - m     Geo. Lovatt, Prop.  Don't forget our QHEr^F FUEL.'    Short Slabs $ r.25, cart lovad,delivered.'  The undersigned begs to inform the ladies of Sandon and vicinity that she  has opened a hew Ladies Furnishing Store in Sandbn. ,.-  :i:;''';'';;^!-::::/v������waooDa  /The   northern  connecting  point   of   the  G:'P. R. on Slocan lake.       ' - v  ���������   S&'ia  NOW ARRIVING  will' make,her stock most complete in all.departments/"'  Styles in every iine the  very latest; goods the very best,, and, prices the very lowest..  Shop.three doors west from Sandon Hotel;  '.     -' .?, .'  WIHDY CORBETT.  He   Issues  a    Blbwhard   Challenge   to  - Fitzsirrimons. 7, r  t>  Cincinnati, O., Dec. 30.--Jas. J. Cor-  bett to-day gave to the Times-Star for  publication his challenge to fight Fitz-  simmpns. "Oorbett offers to pity Fitz-  '��������� simmons $1,000 when he signs, the articles of agreement, SI,000 when he  enters the ring; $1,000 if he .remains,  there 10 rounds, and ?2,0p0: when he  knocks him out. On tVie Other hand,  if he.meets with defeat, Corbet: "agrees  to proclaim to the world that. ~ Fitz-.  simmons is his superior. ���������  The Star on the Political Situation.  Montreal, Que., Dec. 30.���������The Star  said last night in discussing the poJitit  cal situation : The latest rnmorabout  the.cabinet is that Jbly is to follow  Mowat to the. lieutenant-governorship'  VThe'iwove will prolmbiy be to get rid  of Hon. Mr. Cartwright, the strongest,  ablest and most respected man in the  govern/ncut. Sir Richard will certain*  ly not connive fit some of the"railway  deals now said to be in course of preparation, and   his  opposition   to   them  , -will probably dctermins who is tohavo  the upper hand in tho councils of the  ]:>rcniier. Sir Wilfred, everybody believes, would rather do right than  wrong, but, he appears to be very much  under tbe control of his associates'  and is, iu fact, the last man's man. It  is to Cartwright that the country chiefly looks for .vigorous opposition to the  gentlemen who' threaten to rob the  treasury and inc-idently to wreck thp  government.  PRICES  OF   MAGAZINES.  ? The following monthly���������?'.'magazines  are always kept in stock". at Cliffefs  Bookstore:. '.    ; l    ���������  . ������������������?���������.   .JfAGAZlNE..- '.',."'. ...  PRICE.   '  The Young Ladies' Journal......35 cent's  ���������:'���������' .Cosmopolitan....... :.'....15'   "-..  ���������'", ''.Arena..'...'...:';....:.... ;..���������..'.'.;..30o " .'. ���������'..  "    Ladies', Home Journal;'.....15  ."..-  '..-" '-Canadian.;.... 15;. "   '.-'������������������  Munsey's.....^ '..���������.���������.....'.....-..15   "c  THET ^REHOT  But Good Goods,,  at Reasonable Prices,  McQueen, the druggist has  now on display 'a fine line of  Medicine and Toilet Sets,  Collar and Cull Boxes, Glove  and Handkerchief Boxes.  The finest., imported : Perfumes, also; a splendid line  of Albums, at    .  icon's 11 store.  '*������.  YEARS'  ENCE  MANE FALLS S NORTHERN   ; v ������:  I FORT SHEPPARD RY.'   -  > RED MOUNT/liN RAILWAY  THE ONLY-ROUTE to TRAIL CREEK  and the mineral districts of the Colvilie Res-  ���������"���������'   ervatlon, Xelson. Kaslo, Koolenay  1 .'.Lake and Slocan points.  WAILY KXCEP'l.' SUXDAY,    BETWEEN  .'���������'','.  SPOKANE.EOS'SLAND AtYD NELwSON  LEAVE  10.00 a.m..  S.10 a.m..  8.00 a.m..  ......Rossland..  ..' Nelson...  . ....Spokane..,  AHKIVE  .3.40 p.m.  ..0.0O p.m.  ...6.00 p.m.  No change of cars between Spokane and  ..,.-'. '...   .Rossland.  fjloseconnections atNelson with stcainerM  lor Kaslo and ail Kootenay tales points:  ? Passengers lor Kettle river and  Boundary  creek connect at Marcus with stage daily;      ,  QRTHERN  PACIFIC RaiLWflY.  Solid Vestibule Tkains.  MODEKN* EqUIPJIEKT.  to Tacoma, Heattlc, . Victoiia. Vancouver, Portland, and California Points.  ���������' St. Paul, St. Louis, Chicago, New  York, Boston, and .all Points East, also  European S. S. tickets.  TIME'  SCHEDULE.  No.  No.  West  East  Depart  Depart  10.55 p.m.  7.09 a.m.  For information, time-cards, maps and  tickets, call on or write F. D. GI BBS, general  agent, Spokane, Wash.; or A. D. Charlton,  assistant, pnpsengi'i- agent. No. 255 Morrison  street, corner Third, Portland. Oregon.  Kaslo and Slocan  Railway.  ���������.':'.���������'"��������� TiriE-.'XflRDV-.-...-  Leave S.OO a.m.  8.36 "  " .' 0.30 "  '��������� , !).ol ".  '"���������'��������� 10.03 "  "     10.IS  ���������   "    io.:������  Arrlvel0.50.  Kaslo      Arrive 8.50 p.m.  South Folk      "      3.15 "  -  Spoules " .    2.15 "  "Whitewator       '      2.00 .���������.'  Bear Lake       "      1.48 "  McGuigan        "       1.33 "  Codv Junction   " ��������� .1.12 "  Sandon      Leave 1;00 "  CODY LINE.  Sandon j' Arrive 11.45 a.m.  Cody Leave 11.25   ".-  Leave 11.00 a.m.  "     11.20   "   .  Subject to cliange without, notice.  Trains run on Fueilic Standard Timo.  COAST: LUMBER.  FlooringY Siding, Ceiling, Mouldings,  Lathis, Shinglesj Doors and WindowSj  ,?  Glass. Store and. Off ice Fixtures.  has the only safe harbor north of Slocan City;,  oseoe  It is at Roseberj where" the v beautifiil  Slocan\ stearner ties up over night arid  where the employees can bring their ramilies.  ���������i%^i  MM  'rMMl  J,,.-.>:'7 v:fl  FACTORY AND YARD NEXT TO ELECTRIC POWER-HOUSE,    'SANDON.  ?"':'/-.'-r ";.'"'^'  -7ii??S?f>j  ;. ;?v.7':v;4^51  lots were put on the market June 28th aod  are selling fast. You caiinpt afibrd to wait?  if you want a lot,    They to going lip. f    ;  s^^,8i,^,  S^  ROBEKT IRVING,.  G. F. & P. A.  GEO. F. COPEJ.AND,  Suporintendetit.  For cheap Tlailrund and Steamship  Tickets to and from till points,-apply to  S. Campbell, Agent, Sandon, B. C. .-.  YKLLOW. SKIN AND EY.KS.  Biliousness causes yellow skin and  eyes, tired, weary, slugp-ish feeling, etc.  Burdock Blood Bitters cleanses tbe  blood and regulates the liver, curing  all its diseases : "From a-1 child-I suffered from biliousness and headache,  and all the money I spent for medicine  brought me norelief. Four bottles of  J3.B. B. cured me completely, however  nnd I gladly recommend it."  Mrs. W. Colemak,  Toronto, Ont.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyono'semllns a sketch and description rany  qiilcktv ascortnln-oiir opinion free whether nn  invention is probably patentable. Conimnnicn-  tloiisdtrletlyeoiilltlontliiK niiiulbookou l'ntents  sent free. Oldest apeiiey for sccuriiiK lmtents.  Pntonts tnken tliroueh Jlnnn & Co. recolvo ���������  special notice, without chnrcc. In tho  A iinndsomcly illustrated weekly. T.nr,jest clr-  dilution of any scientific .lourniil. Terms. W n  vonr; four months, $1.  Sold by nil newsdealers.  fWUNN & Co.3GtBroadwa^New York  Branch Office, G25 F St, Washinuton, D-C.  Mining Review $2.00  per year in advarce.  c  Railway     And Soo Pacific.  The. Most Direct Route to all Points in  Canada,-United States and Europe.  DAILY SERVICE.   ,  Baggage cheek-oil   thronjrh  to  destination  without change.     .,  Igldlt^The Only'Line  operating tourist cars to Toronto, Srontrcal  and iioston without cliange, also through  l|       ?, oars lo.St.Paul daily.  Luxurious   Sleepers   and   Magnificent  ..Dining- Cars on all Trains.  Trains leave Sandon  it o'clock, dallj v connections with steamers for tho north,   .  except Monday; and south dally,  except Sundays.  ,     "     If"  We have every   ^L  facility for ^  Men are grading and clearing the town-  site, and several buildings are about to be  erected, :���������"���������".  tery*  is designed to be the distributing centre for  the Slocan.  turning out the  best Mining and "^j  Commercial ij  7       ^  Work that can  be executed.  4  4  4  4  Call on nearestfC. P. R. agent for further  particulars, it will save you time and money  A. C. 7McArtTHUR, agent, Sandon;  H. M. Jtacgregor, traveling passenger  agent, Nelson; Goo.McIj.Brown district  passenger agent, Vancouver.  ������ Orders taken for Printing ������  <&������       at  Cliffe's  Bookstore ���������$?������>���������  f will receive prompt ^  ^       attention. %f*  *'��������� . ���������*'  will become the great Concentrating City of  the Slocan, having abundance of water and  being easy of access to the mining centre.  Watch this.  ������S������S  Terms���������One-half cash ; balance three and  six months.    For full particulars apply to  M  w������  General Agent.  r*i *.-���������.{���������  - ^  'It' J'1-"  If" ."v  !>. ��������� i ��������� f.  t ���������"?*:���������  ���������'���������it:  f  .=! ft*,'-*:  . J" '���������, J.  *  s  -v ������,.���������>: THE MIKING REYIEW  SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1898.  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  i  Kamloops has 237 municipal voters.  Nelson   has  150 children   of school  age.  Kevelstpkc  wants  Molson's Bank.  Kev." Denver   has   put ^63,750  new buildings the past year.  Koseberry  has S  and 21 of the mim  o of a   population  er juveniles.  a branch of the  into  Silvrrh.is fluctuated much the past  week but wiis firm at 5G������- yesterday.  Occasionally you see a reminder of  Manitoba frosts on our Btreets in the  shape of a coon coat.  F. M. Gray, late of Sandon, who shot  J. N. Shera at Edmonton some weeks  ago, has been committed for trial.  On account of putting in new machinery the Star has shipped but 20 tons  of ore the past week ovei the C. P. R.  Tbe Keco people have sent out their  cheques for 8100,000 to shareholders  being the dividene de-dared on tbe  lit inst.  Mr. F. J. Golden has sold bis store  building on Reco ave. to Mr. Alex.  Crawford for S9G0, and will leave for  Klondyke about the 15t.li inst.  Mr. Spencer will give a second fancy  dress ball in his hall on St. Valentine's  night (14th of February). Suits can  be had by leaving order with Mrs.  Spencer.  Ben, the general cook and bottle  washer, has shaken the dust of Sandon  off his feet and left on Tuesday for  Skaguay, where he promise? to set up  a cook shop.  The Hotel Vancouver, strictly first-  class now run by Portm.m Bros. & Co.  has good sample rooms, good table, the  best brands of liquors and cigars. Keco  ave., Sandon.  Word has reached the city that Mr.  Hall, foreman of tbe Le Roi mine nt  Rossland was killed Thursday by falling down a shaft 600 feet deep. His  body was badly shattered.  An American Senator is'introducing  a bill against flirting. How he may  succeed with the House as constituted  we do not know, but if it was a House  of ladies, he would never get a seconder.  ��������� The Nelson papers report a couple of  , slugging matches in that town eyery  week, and yet.it is the seat of justice  for West Kootenay. Should not order  and justice, as well as charity begin at  home.  Arthur Hill has returned from his  home on the other side,, where be was  called to the bed side of a dying sister  who passed away while he was there.  He has resumed his work with Mr.  Harris here.  Ftom rumors and rumors it may be  given ont as vary [ robable that the  Whitewater has been sold to an English syndicate for $450,000. Mr. Eaton  has made a fine property out of this,  and it is to be hoped he is paid well in  the deal.  Theru is a report current to the  effect that Mr. Black has sold his hotel  to Mr. Harris, but on talking to Mr.  Black lie says the matter stands in  this way : "I bluffed Mr. Harris and he  called me���������until t-ic matter proceeds  the game is anybody's."  Kaslo appears to be scouring tho  country around in search of a wator  supply. Let them bring the town over  here, and there is plenty of room for it.  in what Kasloites.eali tlie gulch, and  we will get a water supply for it from  any one of a dozen resources.  It would bother a philosopher to tell  where _ they all went to, but at the  same time it will be news to many to  learn that over- 9,000 tickets were sold  by.the C. P. R agent here the past year  to travellers going somewhere. This  would be an average of about 25 a day.  The figures are quite double thos, o'fe  the previous year.  'For sale at Cliffe's Bookstore, 2 copies of Boys' Own Annuat at ������2.00 each ;  1 Girls' Own Annual $2.00 ; 1 each Sunday at Home and- Leisure Hour at  ������2.00; 2'eopies of Chatterbox at $1.00  each; London Illustrated News, the  Graphic, The Gentlewoman, Ladies'  Pictorial,- Father Christmas, ��������� The  Sketch���������all cheap to clear the lot.  McCallum it Thompson, wholesale  and retail l>utehei>, make an interesting announcement in this week's Review.  Mr. Furnival is holding tin auction  sale of Mr. Haines' household goods on  Simnyside near the school this after  noon, Mr. Haines is giving up housekeeping.  In addition to what Mr. Black says  of the sale of his hotel, Mr. Harris  says he and Mr. Kelly have boughi it;  but they .refuse to name the price.  They will fit it up in first-class style  and sell, lease or run it as may be considered advantageous.  For  Rent.  ''ottHfjo, on Suiinysiilp, lui-nishcd or unlur-  n -lied,   .\pnlyto li. ri.  WlUon, (ii-iiiimett'h  J. we! lory Store.  WVt  Notice.  FOR OVEIt FIFTY YEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup lias hpen  used by millions ol mothers for ilieir children  while "teething. If disturbed at night ami  broken of your rest by a sick child, suflering  and crying with pain of rutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle i.f'JIr*. "Win-low's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve the poor little sufferer iin mediately. Depend upon it. mother^, (here K no  mist a ire about it. Ttourcsdiarrhcea, regulates  the stomach and bowel-, cun-s Wind Colic,  softens lhe gums and reduces ���������Inll.-imm.aiiou.  and gives tone and energy to the system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste and i������ the  prescription of ono of the' oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in the United  States. Price twenty-five cents n bottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world.  Bosure'and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow'sSootliing  Syrup."  ; ln> Nakusp and Slocan Ttuilw.iv Compunv  1 apply io tbe Fai ihimftiil of Canadaat its  -it ,-o������-ion for .in act authorizing the com-  ly to construct, acquire and operate such  wncli railways as may from  time to tune  ���������  authorized  by  the  (lOvi-rnor-in-C'ounoil  .,���������; exceeding in any one ease the length of  :-ly miles.  .1. V. AilMSTKONG, Secretary.  Led al, Victoria, November oOth, 1SD7.  For Sale.  I'oui- Kooms, furnished complete for house-  ���������piiig- Ktniiilrc m Johnston SHames'  .rdwmv.itoru.  <v-v^'  DR.  WOOD'S  NORWAY PINE  SYRUP  Heals and Soothes  the delicate tissues of the  Throat and Lungs.  ... CURING  COUGHS,   COLDS,   BRONCHITIS,  ASTHMA, HOARSENESS, SORE  THROAT, INFLUENZA, and  PAIN IN THE CHEST.  For Sale' Cheap.  Tliu Furniture of a four-room house, complete for liouM'-keeping, or will sell bv Ihe  piece. Knifiiire at .Johnston iv Haines' Jlard-  wareStore.  AOKVTS.--"The best I.ilfof Her Jlajesly,,!  li.ivr s. en." writes Lord I.onic about "t.)iu-en  Victoria." Agents m ,ke five doliais daily.  Outfit tree. UR.VDiMCY-fJAIMtKTSON CO.,  Limited. Toronto.  AfiKNTr!.���������Rook business is better than for  years past; also have bettor and faster soil���������  ing books. Agents clearing from $10,H00 to  Slti.i)(P weekly. A few leaders are: "Queen  Victoria." "Life ol Mr. (VladstoiiB," 'My  Mother's lliblc Stories," 'Progressive Sneaker." "Klondyke Gold Fields," "Woman."  "(llinipsesof the I'nseen," lii-cakfasl, Dinner  .ni,l Supper." "Canada: an lOncyclopedia."  Hii'ili" on time, (limits free to'canvassers.  TIIK I'.UADLKY-OAItl.'FTSON CO.. Limited,  Tnionio  M.;a..d.sa������y  m  On  Clothing Made-to-order. for 30  Days  Only.  Best English Worsted regular priceS-10, reduced toS32  Best Scotch Tweed regular price 34, reduced lo 27  Best English Tweed regular price 30, reduced to 24  Best English Panting, worsted, regular price 10, reduced to    S  Best English Pan ting, Tweid, regular price   S, reduced to   G40  PEHFECT FIT AND FINISH.  , You are invited to select your own trimming. I am known  throughout this district as a Tailor���������who uses only the best  lining and trimmings in the market.  ALL GOOD? ARE NEW THIS FALL  EVERYTHING FIRST-CLASS.  OF HOLIbdT TRADE BEIriQ OYER.  We cfin give you a better service in the proper fitting of  *:H  SIGHT.  Don't  wear  above prices.  "Pland-me-downs"   when  Leave your order now at  you can  buy   at   the  Test for Visual Acateness?  enduafc*M<an>cU'1 by lU pivp������r tJjtutmiml ������t firtttlj tatdt l������aam Ifau Una1  ���������fTbcU will b* .oiirdj cb.uuj.     Thu pnot������i.oldb*i������Jw������l7*tarU������jUJi*. from  tU.J..       IfjOtteMlMlllIo^Jotl  .to.ld   -������r  fpMUclo.        It doMiol p������j lobnj cL������r  rr~U������Ua. Tb*rd������������-rtl.S<T������7������ of II,bt. d,rt������ib IS* ������>������[������ *l ti.���������.. ..wpiuiul  ciKvxaft.it u4 l^ara th������ ���������*-uFH. Wb.o il 1* iNMtr; la loli wark ������r r^dm*  ���������situ* IWnW thin Hflr������ninrhn faun th* **ra Id ontor t* ���������Mdniisetlf, Hlitnmlfi  ���������t Tilling tWoo. ������i>J tuurh ciuidjum, dwooaalUl tod Mia will tu prtruKd br Wtoft  Do not fail t������ have your eyes tested  FKEE OF CPIARGE. We have the  most complete Optical stock in the  Slocan.  Notice.  EASY TO TAKE.   4 -fe  .  ���������i������ SURE TO CUKE,  Tie How  Strictly First-class.  PORTMANN BROS. & CO., l'Rova.  Good  Sample Rooms.  Good Table.  The best brands of Liquors and Cigars  Xol loo is hereby Riven that itU the inlen-  tliin of 1lie Xaliiisp .mid Slocan Hallway  Company to apply to llio railway commilleu  ol'the I'rl vv Council, to sanction iJicbntitling  anil constrnciion of a branch line of railway  tiom a point, nhnut one niilc east of Three  Forks to Hear Lalco, a distance of about six  mile-, for the. purpose ,o( L-lvini; incrcnseii  fiicilitiis to business and of transporting  Die pi-odncts'oftlio mines,and (osiinetlon tin;  appmpi'ialliin of the necessary lands for that  purpose under tlie compulsory powers vested  in tlie saul company, by the railway act,-or  any oUicracf, in it-ihehalf. Si;riied  JOHN V. AraisSTltONG,  Secretary Xalcusp and .Slocan Railway Co  Il.-ited at Victoria, li. C, Oct. 20th, lSn;.  THE niMESS' TAILOR.  * McCallum &. Thompson  Jp.    J|u    JJC    jp,    JJt, j^  JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN.  Certificate of Improvements.  RECO AVENUE.  SANDON.  NOTICE.  Lot 2287.        Marion Mineral Claim.  Situate in the Slocan Jlinin:; Division ofWest  ICootenr.vTilM.ricl.   Whore located :   Adjoining tlie. "California," about two miles  cast of New Denver,  Take notice  that  I.  Kobei-tlC.  Palmer, as  agent, for CioorsTis Alexander. I'. Jl. C, No. 71-  HilO; flori-ncu h. .Aid lines, F. Jl. C,. N'o. SI 513 ;  O. .lames  Marino.   K. JI. ('.,  No. flit!!) a,  and  AlexnnderSproal, RJI.C, No. 71IKI7, intend (id  days lrom I lie date hereof I o apply to the Jlin-  nif!   Hiicorilor   (or a  Certificate ol   Improvements for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant ol tlie above claim.  And I'utlier take notice that action under  Section 07, must, be commenced bcloro the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this Kth day ofDecomber,l������l7.  it. i-:. paIjJiicr, v. l.s.  1EPAIRIN6 AND DYEING.  BidlingiiHiyer'.s Old Stand.  Prices  Reasonable*  STEVE ENON, Propkiktoe.  WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL BUTCHERS  Golden Bros. Old Stand,  Sandon, B.C.  Liberal dealings and Trade solicited.  ^  Poultry, Fish and Game in Season.  *&*   *&*   *A*   "$r   *4f *W  Cj?������ *fo   'Sfc-   *sl*   ���������&���������   *&r  0*.^.  Bruce White. N. J. Cavanauji  ���������WHITE .& CAYANAUGfl  Manufacturers of and dealers  in Plough and Dressed Lum-   -  ber a specialty. .'',-���������  Forlalc.M Smv Yorlc styles in  Cloak and Dressmaking. s;o (u  Caniei-oii it Jackson, opposite  J Intel Ivootenay. Also Needlework of all kinds done. Satisfaction guaranteed.  MODERATE PRICES.  WEST   END.  AND LIQUORS.  Had (Bedlam   been   unchained   on  2S[������'w Year's eve it could not  have  produced a.greater volume  of   discordant  sounds than our mine;   mill,   electric  .light and all steam whistles   produced  c at 12   o'clock   gandon   time   on   New  ��������� Year's eve.   It is said the incongruity  scared the old year so rapidly over the  hills with his tail over his back like-a  trightened deer, that he   reached   the  utter most end of the solar system  before he turned around to see what was  chasing him.  On Wednesday evening the members  and young people oi the Methodist  church to the number of some forty  gave a surprise party at the residence  of Mrs. Cliffe, Sunnyside East, to the  Eev. and Mrs. Powell of .New Denver,  who are visiting in the city. .What  with gapies, amusements and lunch  the company, iijoyed themselves well  till midnight when they wended their  way to their respective homes cogitating over the pleasures and the'  Tanities of the world.  The public need have no fears that  miners will not be available to operate the Slocan mines, if the Klondyke  carries off some of those, at present at  work. As a matter of fact a few-have  g������ne and more'-will follow within the  next three months, but there-are 10,-  000 equally good men to be had iti  Idaho. Montana and Colorado, on the  strength of a telfgram at any time; to  Bay nothing of some good men who  are lying around all the time waiting  for openings. No, the Klondyke cannot scoop up all the available miners  no matter what its mines may be.  On   Saturday   last   (New Year's)   a  hockey    match    took   place  between  teams chosen from the north and south  aides of <Reco aye.   For,an hour or so  the  fur Hew indiscriminately  and the'  air wao so filled with amoke  from the  battle aud shouts over scores  that the  ocene was indescribable.   At the close  of hostilities, however,   it was learned  that   the north side was   ahead  by a  large majority with several back townships te hear from, that it is confidently expected   will materially iner; nse  that  majority. _ Mr. Marrin   did   not  lose  his spurs   in the  contest but  h,>  came very near forfeiting Lis leggings.  Estimates furnished.  Contractors and Builders.  OFFICE AND MILL. CODY, B. a  JOHNSTONE  &HAHES.  ,. Stoves  and Tinware.  /PROVIDENCE FUR COMPANY,  49 Westminster 'St..-. Providence, tR. T.  Wants all kinds of Raw Furs, Skins,  Ginseng, Seneca,. Ao. Full prices'guaranteed. Careful selection, courteous  treatment, . immediate -remittance.  Shipping Tags, Ropes, furnished free.  Write for,latest nrice circulars.  3E.  Can bo easily transformed into Fortunes  ���������x properly handled.   We assist invontors to  uorfeefc their inventions and secure for them  ho strongest claims possible under patent  uvs. ADVICE FREE. Free: 100 page illus-  i-.-Ucd book on Patents.   MARION & Mi>-  KaON, Exports. Temple Building, Mont-"'  iroiil.   Tho only firm of graduate engineers  in the Dominion transacting patent'business  ���������jxulusively.   Highest references.  Wc do every kind of work done in the best steam laundries, by the best  and most experienced workmen. Everything from the most delicate fabric to  tlie heaviest garment. All work done expeditiously. We ci 11 for goods, and  deliver in any part of the town.  UP-TOWN OFFICE,  C. GALES' BARBER SHOP,  Next Slocan News Co.  BfiS������������8S2332  At Sandon, Rossland,,Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon. Slocan City.   .  Just received one car of Seagram's,  Walker's, Gooderham &, Warts' Whiskey ; also mixed car of Foreign  Liquors.  Write, for prices before purchasing  elsewhere.  SANDON.  Housefurnishing Goods and Granite  ware.  Agents   for   Gurney's   Stoves   and  Ranges.  AVe manufacture all kinds of"Queen  Air-tight Heaters.  Workers in Copper, Tin and  Sheet  Iron.  All kinds 'of Metal JRoofing.  PLUMBERS AND STEAMFITTERS.  All work guaranteed.  FIRST-CLASS HOTEL.  '.-.:   HATES���������$2.90 PER DAY ; $10:50.PER WEEK.  H. I* McDonald, Proprietor,  3 pi ���������!��������������� r��������� ���������   - l ll-r "* ���������������������������- - J-  . ��������� 4:., (������������������ j 1. '��������� ���������# -,.  -.���������Tf  1  1 ���������.   t 1 ���������> ���������  ��������� ���������**   *.*. ii-n  l-i* .  j<t;>  .:,.<.-1  1 r 1   ������* "��������� ;  ���������  ���������- - , bJ  ' -i ;*  if . ��������� ���������:'������  >-..!"* (���������'���������'. ,.'.  ^:  M.  .-...  .1 III  ' ,*���������-

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