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 -v -^.,-jrfc������i.,j:js-ii:?.,?i,\.AA-s!������i.-rf1.tj'������������'o.*rfivi*1  S>  *..������( bFiuMK>afa9UU������IKJiaVBIKSU<ti  ���������^,^>--^  ./;^  /7  ���������1/  VOL. .6���������NO. 33.  SANDON, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1903.  2.00 PER YEAR  TUB PAYp.CON'CBNTRATOR.  Still'Workiiig Day aud Night.  Rumors of Shutting Down   '  Without Foundation.   '  There are/lot of soreheads about the  Payne   in   town   and   it  is amusing to  listen to   the   ignorance   displayed   by  some of them, who tell you they "know  how things nre there."   They  are  mail  because   their   many silly   predictions  have   not   come   Lo pass, and would be  more if they were fulfilled.   Ever since  the Payne concentrator started   up  on  the first of May last the air lias been full  of   rumors   of   shortage   of water, shut  downs, <&c , circulated by those  who  of  course knew all about it,   and   who   in  reality didn't know anything about it.  At the commencement   last spring (.be  mill was given six w.ieks   to  run by the  "knockers," when its water supply was  to give out (?j and when it did not do so  the time was extended.   Even  nowthe  same old off. repeated falsehood has been  freely spread around town, and as on all  former occasion.", happily did   not  take  place.    The mill has now been  running  steadily fur nine months and never was  a shutdown less to bo   thought of than  at   present.    While   all   these   rumors  were going round the mill kept working  ���������   all the time, the  machinery remodelled  for the milling of zinc, and the capacity  of the concentrator increased from 120  to over 200 tons.   Never were these improvements more thoroughly, inovider.ee  the present time.   Even with the short  water supply to be expected during the'  winter   season,   the  mill,  with   steam  power,   is   working   full capacity, and  .  made a record run the past week of 150  tons of tail filling3  in  24  hours.    With  such a good showing uiuh-r nil verse con  ditions,   an .idea  may  be   obtained of  what   can   be   accomplished  in a short  while, when  full water supply will be  fissured.    Despite all thesinister reports  of tbe past year, and to ease (he minds  of those who may have been influenced  by them, we would say there is not the  least prospect of the mill shutting down  or likely to be, iiinesssomething unforeseen happens, for a period of over three  yearB. The coming summer will witness  much activity and many improvements  with the mill as its centre, around  the  Payne, and Manager Garde, was  never  so pleased with the prospects lhan now.  The concentrator is'milling from two to  three cars of zinc per day and as  many  per week of high urade  silver-lead ore.  At the mine there are about fifty  men  employed, the   largest   number  at any  mine   here  at   present, and extensive  development work is being conducted.  In,a short while electric drills   will   be  brought into use; with ample water supply in the spring, sufficient   power  can  be generated from   the  concentrator to  run the mill and fnnish  electric energy  for   the   drills   and   compressor at the  mine.    When the present distressof the  mining industry is   allieviated,  as we  are confident it will before a great while  the Slocan wilh enter  on a  new era of  prosperity under more favorable condi  tions than heretofore*, and tbe coming  summer will lik������ly see a great change at  many of the mines around here, and tbe  Payne, Sandon's old standby, will take  the pla< e it formeily held at the. head of  the list of the Slocan shippers.  Local News  Notes'.  G. W.  Grimmett,   optician,  Kaslo a few davs this week. .  was   tr.  A. H. Lewis, C. P. R. agent was in  Nelson on Thursday and Friday.  The Review is a little iate this week  on accoubt. of rush orders of job work.  Miss Ohisholm, head nurse at the  hospital, paid a'few days visit to Nelson  this week.  Mr. A. Rixon, of Naniamo, is in the  city on a short visit will his son Jack  of tbe Reco.  Mrs. T. Sharp returned Monday after  paving a two we< ks' visit with Mrs. N.  J. Kavanaugh at New Denver.  J. C. Curie, of the land department of  K. & S. at Kaslo, was in the city on  business a few days this week.  The are at present six patients in the  hospital. This is the largest number  that have been in the hospital for some  time.  P. J. FTiokey returned Monday from  Victoria where he had been attending  court in the interest of some wafer ligi-  gation he now has pending there.  J. F. White, wh'> has been messenger  for the Canadian Bunk of Commerce a  short time, left on Thursday for Cran-  biook, to assume a similar position in  the branch theie.  Dan McDougall, formerly brakeman  on the passenger train here has been  promoted to conductor of the freight  train between here and Nakusp. Tom  Gordon ban also been appointed an  engineer.  On Sunday the. Rev. W. W\ Beer, of  Nanaimo, will occup in the Mediodist  church pulpit both morning and  evening at the usual hours. Sunday  school at-2.30 in the. afternoon. Junior  leaguo Tuteday afternoon at 3.15. Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening at  8 o'clock. Services at Th ree Forks Tuesday night instead of Monday night at  C.30. .     . '  The hockey boysanivedhomeonTluirs  day from'their tour of the surrounding towns. The boys beat Phoenix and  Greenwood but were^lefeated by Grand  Forks, Nelaon and Rossland. They report having been subjected to.some very  hard treatment at the hands of tbe Nelson hoekeyisls who utterly disreparded  the rules of the game. More attention  was given to bodying their man tluui to  the puck.  CITY COUNCIL. ���������  Standing Committees for the Ensuing Year Appointed.  A complementary ball was given to  Mis8,Julia McDonald in the Miners'  Union hall on Thursday evening. Miss  McDonald, who has been nurse in tbe  hospital for about two years, lnayea in a  few day8 for,her old home in Cornwall,  Ontario. During her residence here  this amiable young lady made mail)'.'  friends who regret her departure from  Sandon. Patients in the hospital always spoke in the highest terms of her  nursing qualities, and among tiie miners  her name was ever coupled only in  words of praise.  The St. Andrews Presbyterian church  will hold servicei Run-lay in Pitts' store  at 11a.m. and 7.30 p. m., when the  liev. 10, Robb, (lie pastor will occupy  the pulpit,. Sabbath school and Bible  class   at 2.30 p. in.  A C. P. R. train hand, named Harlow, had his hand badly smashed 'while  working around the snow plough here  last Saturday. Dr. Power dresf-ed the  wound, set the fingers, and sent fhe  patient to the hospital at New  Denver.  The last of the' curlers arrived in town  last Monday from Rossland. ami the  only souvenirs they brought with them  were four pipes.' They can now smoke,  plan and contemplate how to curl on  slushy ice when they go to play at any  of the surrounding points.  The curlers held a meeting Wednesday evening, when a new schedule of  games was drafted and a committee was  appointed to look' into the matter of  .holding a local bonspiel in the city before long. A,great many of the curlers  who attended the Rossland bonspiel are  anxious to get a chance to curl on good  ice and approched the Sandon representatives who were in Rossland last  week on the matter. ...There is a strong  probability of everything being arranged  shortly, when the tho Bostock and Harris trophies will be put up for competition.  Rev. W. AV. Baer, of Nanaimo, will  preach in tbe MethodiM. church hereon  Sunday, Feb. 1st, and on Monday evening will deliver in the cdifieehis famous  lecture, entitled, ''Six Months in New  York." Rev. Mr. Baeris a pleasing and  foicefnl speaker and his lecture is vividly illustrated with fine limelight views.  The balance of the coterie   of  curlers  who offended the bonspiel at   Rossland  arrived   home   Monday   evening   last.  The curlers one and  ail'express   themselves greatly   pleased  with   treatment  which was accorded  them .throughout  their visit.   In fact the Rossland people  showed   themselves   to be fruely  hospital'and threw the whole town open to  the. visitors. There was only one feature  that spoilt the bonspiel   and   that   was  thc sudden   mildness   of   the   weather  which placed the ice in,the worst possible condition for good  curling,  and  as  a conseqeiice Sandon did not make   the  showing   she would have made   in   all  probability if   the' ice   bad    been  in  proper shape.   Sandon's record was not  bo bad when they managed to hold their  own until they reached the semi-finals,  while in one day's play they managed to  win eight staight  eames. without losing  one during the day. ��������� Probably one of  the hardest  fought  games during the  "spiel"    was  between   the   Hall   and  Boucher rinks   for   first   place   in   U.e  Oliver event which was lost by Hall  to  Boucher by one point.  The first regular meeting of the '-new  council was held Monday evening last.  Present Mayor Grimmett,-.and Aldermen Crawford, Vallance, Gomm and  Brown.        ��������� '  Tho following standing committees  for the ensuing year were appointed by  the mayor:  Finance Com.���������Aids. Brown, Gomm  and Cameron.  Board of Works Coin.���������Aids. Cameron, McLeod and Crawford.  Health and Relief Com.���������Aids. Gomm,  Vallance and Crawford.  A communication was received fiom  Messrs. Langley and Martin, Sandon's  solicitors at Victoria, in regard to the  city application for water privileges  would have a hearing before tbe Lieut-  Govcrnor-in-Council on February 5th  inst. On motion the letter was filed  and the subject matter was referred to  Aid. Brown with power to have pie-  pared the affidavits requested or to per-  sonal.ly proceed to Victoria to bo present  at the hearing of said case with authority to prosecute the said matter to its  fullest extent.  A communication from C. E. Lyons  tendering his resignation as city cleik  to take effect at the pleasure of the  council. On motion the clerk's resignation was not accepted.  From E. M. Sandilatid re the renewal  of insurance on city hall. On motion  the clerk was instructed to notify Mr.  Sandilands that the city was desirous  of renewing the insurance with his company.  ' The report of tiie scavenger was received and filed. It showed the collections for the mouth of December to  be $72.50.  The following recommendations were  made by the council to  the Lieut-Governor-in-Council ior appointments, viz:  E. M. Sandilands for the   position  of  police magistrate for the city.  For police commissioners for the city,  Aid. Thomas Brown and Alfred Osborne.  To act aa members of the. board of  license commissioners, Aid. Alex. Crawford and Edwin R, Atherton.  On motion the clerk was instructed to  notify the Canadian Bank of Commerce  that in future all cheques on the ci'lv  shall he signed by the mayor, M. L.  Grimmett, and counteesigned by Aid.  Thos. Brown, chairman of finance committee.  The salaries of the chief of police and  city scavanger were fixed at !fo0 per  month, respectively.,  In Memoriam.  Died���������At Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., on  Friday, January 23rd. inst., Charles  Victor Cliffe, aged 27 years, eldest son  of Mr. Charles Cliffe, formerly of Sandon.  fBSSaRHffHEBI THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, January 31,  1903.  .- i  ��������� 1  'it.  It.;  I ^  SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1903.  The Provincial Mining Association of  British Columbia,  formed   recentjy   to  endeavor to secure better legislation for  the mining industry from   the   provincial   and   Dominion 'governments, has  commenced an active   campaign   to ob-  tho end desired.   The association  aims  to secure assistance from  every town in  the province, and is composed  of men  of   every rank   and calling.    A convention has been .called to meet in Victoria  on February 25th, when representatives  from the'entire   province   are expected  to be present.     Circulars and campaign  literature as to  their   line of action are  scattered   broadcast over  the province,  and judging from the enthnsiaiic reception the idea has meet  with all  over, a  in mster  meeting is  anticipated.   The  subject was brought up at the  meeting  of the city council, and recognizing that  something should be done to benefit the  all  important mining industry, a delegate is ttiire to be  sent   from   this city.  The   association   is   similar   to the one  formed in California someycara ago and  wan the chief means ol establishing the  mining industry of that state on its present nourishing basis.    Mr. .1. 15.  Hob-  suh, Manager of  the Cariboo Hydraulic  Mining Co,,one of the originators ol the  California association, will give bis valuable assistance towards the success of  the   new   provincial   association.   The  C. P. R. have ottered a reduced   rate of  single fart- for delegates and their wives  for the round trip, particulars coneern-  wbich can be obtained from   tiie station  agents of the company.  FOOD FOR  A  YEAR.  Meats !. .'300 lbs.  Milk ���������' 240 qts.  Butler 100 lbs.  Eggs ��������� 27  doz.  Vegetables 500 lbs.  This represents a fait ration for one  man for one year.  But some people cat and eat  and yet grow thinner. ' This  means a defective digestion  and unsuitable food. . To the  notice of such persons we present Scott's Emulsion, famous  for its tissue building;. Your  physician can tell you how it  does it.  ���������We'll send you a Utile lo try if you like.  SCOTT   &   130WNE,      Clien'iists, Toronto  It now turns out that the paint mixers of Eastern Canada have not only  waived aside all opposition to the demands of the Slocan mine owners, but  will petition (he Dominion government  to revise the tarill' on practically the  same lines as put forth by the western  producers. Evidently the visiting delegates, after placing the facts of the case  before them, got the paint men to consider their action with the desired effect.  When the latter started their campaign  against the resolutions passed by the  mine owners, those in a position   to  do  so, started to do some figuring in the  matter as to tbe amount of money expended on both sides which benefitted  the country. The result of their search  brought to light the interesting fact  one of the mines alone, around Sandon,  paid more money annually in wages  than the entire paint mixers of -Canada  combined. Such a great contrast ought  to have a good deal of inflttnce wilh the  government regarding their decision. -  A company of-Canadians have taken  over the management of the CiIy of  Mexico, and Will control the wafer and  light systems of the Mexican capital.  This is an intimation lo Uncle Sam that  there are other.-* besides himself who  can take a hand   in   the   a flairs   of the  central and south American  republics.  NOTICE.  Iu the mutter of mi application for n duplicate  of 11 Certificate of Title to ,Klocks 3 and 10  of  T.ol'MH,  Group  I,  Kobteiiuy   District  (JhipC89).  NOTirJi IS HEI'.JCKY GIVEN  that it is my  inteutioti to issue nt the expiration  of one '  month'from   the   first,  publication  hereof a  duplicate 1-f ihe 1 eriiticatool Title to the above  mentioned lands in ihe District of Kootenay in  the iiami--ofJnii.es M. liurton, which Cortilicate  is  dnted   the  Gihdnv of Kebruitrv,   1502, and'  numbered U57 A.  . It. F. MAOI.liOl).  , .   , District Registrar.  Land .Registry Oilice,  Nelson, 11. r.  9lh September, 1<JU2.  Certificate of Improvements.  -NOTICE.  Twickenham-Mineral Claim, situute in ihe Slo-  f-.-m Alining Division of West Kooteutiy  J-istrict.  Take notice that I, A. R. Iievliind, agent for  K. Kiiyle Smith, Free Miner's Coru'/ictuo Nn.  The silver-lead tlelgales have, all returned from their inteiview with the  Dominion government and express  themselves as greatly pleased v.ith the  reception they met. Sir U'ilfiid Laurier  and his colleagues seemed fuily alive to  the conditions of the mining situation,  and admitted that, something" shouid be  done to 1 eip the industry.    Beyond this  The milkmen of Ottawa have decided  to deliver their milk an hour.laler than  usual. They huye had a cold snap lately in that section and it takes longer to  thaw tbe pump out in the morning.  Ii 5!ia;3, and Prank 0. Cltite, Free .Miner's  Certificate No. B (MoOG, intend, sixtv davs from  the chite hereof, to apply to the Mining Keeord-  B.-ioru ( ertifii'iiie of'unptovements foi tho  purpe.ee of obtaining u Crown (.train of the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section *.7, must be commenced befoio tho  issuance of such ("eniliciue of Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of September, 1B02.  .  A. it. HKYLAXD.  There is a happy place in Sweden  called Orsa, where the inhabitants are  practically exempt from rates and taxes. Amongst other things, education,  the telephone, and tramway services are  free irift������ at the disposition of tbe population. This is how it is managed. The  municipal authorities have power ov������r  immense tract? of forest. Tbe sale of  this timber realizes annually enormous  profits. I-Iensc they can afl'ord to indulge in method" of practical socialism.  Certificates of improvements.  NOTICir.  Silver  Iiiivd.   Twyfoid,    Winton,   Islington,  Fnrii-.gdon,   < roydon    Frnetion.   Jtidnev  Miienil   claiiiis.  situate   in   thc   Slocan  Mining Pi vis on of West Kootenay District.  T������ko  not.ee  that  J, A. H.   Ueyland, agent  for the Hiver Hand   Mining   Conipanv,   Free  Minora ��������� eriificalti No.  ������ (i'.i|17, intend, sixtv  days f,-om tho date hstcof,   to  npplv  to the  Miniig re-order for 11 fcnWiciitcof imerove-  liieists. for the purpese of obtaining n Crown  (jraul of each of the above el" ins.  And further ti'ko notice that action, u- der  section :.". mu-t. lis commenced befoic the  issu'iner- ..fsi ch Cerlitiou e of Improvements.  Dated iliis V3ru day cf September, HKll>.  A. H. HJiYLAND.  There  have   been  times when  the  w i 1 d  beasts have  __    >i)>,   been   more  c^^&'^a merciful  ^���������~-<--r than  human beings, and spared the woman  cast to them in the arena. It is astonishing how little sympathy women have.  for women. In the home the mistress  sees the maid with the signs of suffering  she recognizes so well, but she does not  lighten the sick girl's load by a touch of  her finger. In the store the forewoman  sees the pallor and exhaustion which  mark womanly weakness, but allows  nothing for them.    It is work or quit.  Doctor Pierce's Favorite Prescription  makes weak   women   strong   and   sick  Public   School  Report.  ... , ,   ,       1 women well,   by curing  the womanly  assurance nothing was  obtained   irom   diseases which  undermine  the  health  and sap the strength.     !< Favorite Prescription"   establishes  regularity,   dries  weakening   drains,  heals   inflammation,  and ulceration, and cures female weakness.  "When I first commenced using' Dr. Pierce's  medicines," writes Mrs. George A. Strong, of  Gansevoort, Saratoga Co., N. Y. ������I was suffering from female weakness, a disagreeable drain,  bearing-down pains, weak and tired feeling all  the time. I dragged around in that wnv for  two years, then 1 begun taking your luedfcinc.  After taking the first bottle S began to feel  better.   I. took four bo tics of Dr. Pierce's Kavor-  the interview, the Cabinet  not wishing  to commit itself without first consulting  the members of parliament.   There is  very little doubt, however, but that the  government will grant   the  request of  the mine owners, the many resolutions  passed by every   town   in   the affected  districts endersing their stand, has con-  . , ., , . ite Prescription, two of 'Golden Medical Dis-  Vlneed the government  that something ; covery.'one vial of the 'Pleasant Pellets.' also  .      , , , ... used one bottle of Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy.  UltiSt bedone to netter   the    mining in- Now I feet like a new person.  I can't thank you  ! enough for your kind advice and the good your  dustry.  .Littlf* redress can be expected i medicine has done me.������  for about two months, as  the Dominion i ''"Favorite Prescription ������, makes weak  ._ I women strong, sick women well.    Ac-  parliament   does   not   meet   for   some   cept 110 substitute for thc medicine which  weeks  yet, and   even  then  some time \ w^ks ^������^f JS^VnT"'      +u  J j     Dr. Pierce s Pleasant Pellets are the  will elapse before the proposed  change   most   desirable   laxative   for   delicate  ��������� i, , 1 women,  will become law. ���������  The average regular af tendance, for  month was 25.   Tardiness L5.  The following is the standing of the  pupils and name s in Older of merit.  Depcrtment, Mary Muelniyre.  Class 5. Willie Karr, 501; Violet  Jones, 514; Sylvia Warner, 474; Neil  Maclntyie, 47.']; Myrtle Kair. -J7S: Minnie. Thompson, <!57 ; Arthur Karr. -127.  Class 4. Horace Lut.it*, Mary Mae-  intyre.  Class..3.^ Ruben Warner, Lemlriiin  Karr, Guthrie Brooks.  Class 2. .Russel Gordon, May Mae-  Kenzie, Mary Gordon, Harold Wuite,  Mabel Fogtr, Muriel fallows.  Second Primer. Francis Garde, Lila  Mackenzie, Jennie Winters, Harry It-ham, Annie Winters. .  First Primer. Parkbain Huston, Alice  Mason, Tvor Isiaceou, George Huston,  Myrtle Brooks, Edna Folliott.  Tho following pupils attended every  day during the- month: Alice Mason,  Edna Folliott, Francip-Garde, -Harold  Waite, Harry Ishani, Pi'rkmaii Huston,  Mary Mac I n t y re, Neil M acl 11 ty re, Sy I via  Warner, Violet Jones, Mary Gordon  and Minnie Thompson.-���������  T/ie Great English Remedy. ''  Sold and recommended by all  druggists in Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered. Six  . _ . ._ . - ���������packages guaranteed to cure all  forma of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt'  of: price, one package $1, six, $5. One will please,  ttx will cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tiio V/ood Company, Windsor, Oat.  Wo-'iVs I'hfs;>ho<iii.c ia sold iu Sandon bv  IC. V. Mct'uceu and !���������'. J. 1-oniildson, bruggistH.  Ex-governor Rohh, the newly elected  meu.ber for the Yukon, will in all probability be taken info tne Dominion cab-  anite and given the portfolio of minister  of mines.      ���������  xorjcic.  To John H. Gray imd to any aid  all others 10 whc.ni Ik* miiy" have  t ran j-f erred bin interest in the Hoscdaii*,  Flower and May Mineral Claims situated on Payne Mountain, in ihe Slocan  Mining Division of West Koot< nay District, British Columbia.  Take notice   thai   J, D. E. Sprague. a  cfi-owiu*' in i-;:ch of   the   f;;ii(! JrJuscdale,  Flower and Mhv   Minirai   Claims, have  expended..1-102 fi'J.in   doing   nnd having  recorded .tlie   aimunl  assefsinent..work  o:i..Faid Kopedale MineiHl Claim   for Uie  year  ending   October 22nd. 1902, asie-  quired by section 24 of the Mineral Act,  'ii 11 cl $ 102.5(1 in doing nnd  having recorded the iinnnal   assesHinenl. - work of the  said  Flower Mineral Claim  for Ihe vear  ending August l?lh. 1002.as rec|iured bv ,  Heel ion 24 of the Mineral Act. and $102.'  50 iirdirug and having tccordcd the an-  niial a-'-cs'-'inenl w.01 k   on   the said May  Minernl Claim for ihe year ending August. 12th, 1002. as required l.y Section 24  of   lhe   Mineral   Act, and   'that within  ninety days from   the   dull*   of the first  publication of this  notice yon fail-or.re-,  fuse to,contribute yonr proper!ion of the.  said expenditure, l.r-in'g   one-eighth   of  tho anion lit expendrfl in respect, oT each  of the said mineral claims a mounting'to  $12.80 in ropprct of eneh.nf   said   claim,  tnaother with all costs   of   advertising,  your interest in the sr.id claims will   Income vested in me the undersigned   under the provisions of   Section '4, of the  "Mineral Act. Anii*nrlm(*iit Act "inOO."  '  The address for pavmer-f of   the   said  inrneyp to me   (he -paid   D. E. Spraguo,  i.������ care of  McAnn A MclCav. Harrisrerp,  Kaslo. B. C. ��������� ' .. ,   "' '  Dated (he/lib day of NTovember, 1002.  D. E. SPRAGUE.  r THE MINING REVIEW���������-Saturday, January 31, 1903.  \  AN EASTERN OPINION.  How  Conditions  of the Slocan  Are Looked Upon in  Ontario.  atriotic  a  A r s-?r-.n- " nt   n  own  HCP*  Th" Monetary Times has this interest-  ���������   ing article on   the pilver-leaci industry  which we reproduce: . ���������  The enormous area of undeveloped  silver-lead bearing territory known to  . exist in British Columbia and tlie comparatively small area in which silver-  lead mines have, been developed in that  province, is used by the Kaslo Board of  Trade as one of the basis of-argument  for protection to this industry. Another  argument, and an undeniably strong  one, is the changed condition of recent  years in respect of production and sale.  From information which cornea to us  through private channels we agree in  the conclusion of the memorial that the  industry is threatened with ruin unless  some relief can be obtained by governmental action.1 We give some extracts  from the circular of the Kaslo board :  Lead ores produced in British Columbia were, prior to January'1900,' sold almost entirely to smelters in the United  States, where, even after the high   duty  on lead in ore imposed by that  country  was paid, a margin of profit   remained.  In January. 1900, the American smelt-  infi and Refining Trust absolutely withdrew from purchasing ores in this country, thus closing to our   producers   the  United States market and leaving open  only the markets of the world, in which  the competition of the product of cheap  Mexican and European labor  must   be  met; and the domestic market of   Canada, where the competition   is  equally  fatal, because this American Trust, favored by the existing insufficient   tariff,  now sells to   tlie   Canadian people   the  products of lead mined and smelted  by  cheap Mexican labor, and  refined   and  partially manufactured in bond in   the  United States; and for such   lead   products the Canadian consumer now pays  practically the same prices as does   the  American.  With such competition the domestic  smelters which handle this product can  only pay our producers the European  price for their lead, less smeltingdeduc-  tions and freight charges necessary to  ��������� place it in the markets of the world; the  latter from our geographical position is  necea-arily high; the result being thas  the Canadian producer now receives at  current European prices $1.30 per 100  lbs. for his lead, less smelting charges,  as against $3.50 per 100 lbs., less sfwelt-  ing charges, received by the producer in  the United States.  For such a price and under such conditions, lead in this province can only  be produced at a loss; and even the unusually high silver values carried by the  ores of these districts are sufficient to  offset such loss to provide a fair and  reasonable margin of profit to the producer.  The majority of our silver-lead mines  are closed, and one after the other the  remainder are joining this majority.  The production of lead and the labor  employed have diminished to an alarming extent in the pant two years, the.  former from 31,000 tons of lead to an  estimated production for this year of  less than 12,000 tons, and the latter not  less than 76 per cent.  THE BOVRIL BEARER COMPANY.  spoke of the enthusiasm, patriotism  and promptitude with which'they had  responded to their country's call for  better equipment in this most important branch of the service. The new  company has just been inspected by  Colonel W. L. Gubbins, M.B., the principal medical officer for the nome Disown employes for service with & the j trict, accompanied by Captain Douglas,  Fourth, or City of London, Brigade of i V.C., R.A.M.C. at its headquarters in  Volunteers. The company was inau- j Holborn Town Hall. Tho full strength  gurated   by Major-General  Sir Arthur j of the Bovn'l Bearer Company  was on  London, Dec. 22.���������Acting on the authority recently given by the War Of  flee to form bearer- companies for field  hospital work as independent units attached to each Volunteer Brigade Bov-  ril Limited, the well-known makers of  army rations, and concentrated foods,  have just formed a company of  their  Turner. C.3., R.A-, who complimented j parade, uni'-er command  the men in tbe highest term? on thpir'j Ctiptain A. (J. Tu ttdl.  emart  and    soldijrly  appsarance,  and j il.roL.jh   c-ompanj    anJ   t  of  Kurgeon- I  !*d   was -put j  ���������JiifclT    ill lii  j  (From Army and Navy, London.)  'by Surgeon-Major R. E. Wilson. Tha  men were also examined very closely  by Colonel Gubbins upon " first aid,"  and the various modes in the treatment)  of the injured. At the close of the re-<  view. Colonel Gubbins, remarking thatl  he was hot given to flattery, praised!  the new company for its equipment.;  drill 'and general knowledge of tieldi  and hospital work. He i.-losed by siay-j  ing that he expected to be able to n*-]  port tlie organization, after t_ki< ppn;J  am-ual i:s>-pectir>7i, us ono of the !j-_*sJ  l:>'tuer Conipuj.ics in tilt* Home Dls-  uk-i.  Unless an adequate measure of relief I  ii speedily afforded, the lead industry,.'  which has already attained national  importance, must cease to exist, and the  silver-lead camps of British Columbia  wiil of necessity be abandoned, involving the ruin of the communities which  we represent.  The consensus of opinion of the mining, smelting, transporting and general  business interests of these districts, arrived at after much discussion and do-  liberation, is, that relief can only be secured by an increase in the existing tariff'on lead and its products.  One of the strongest features of this  memorandum.ia that it indicates where  changed conditions of the country as regards this industry have not been recognized by our fiscal authorities. One  provision of the tariff'is, in tlie year of  grace 1903, clearly an anachronism.  That namely which imposes a 15 per  cent, upon pig lead, while admitting  carroded lead at 5 percent.���������thuscharg-  ing lower duty instead of a higher upon  a material at a more advanced stage of  production. This will surely be corrected.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  ���������  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon for the week :  Mine. Tons.  SILVER-LEAD.  Payne 3C  Ivanhoe  20  American Boy 41  Total    91  ZINC.  Payne    60  Ivanhoe '..    30  Total      90  Hotel Reeo Arrivals.  Chas M Jones, F H Ferguson, Vancouver; Wm Downie, R Helme,Nelson;  St Elmo Davis, P OJMoleon, city; M R  W Rathbourne,.MrsM E Lawson, Silverton; Chas C Brett, C Brett, Nakusp;  J S Flogan, Hamilton ;W F Barrow, Toronto ; VV George, Revelstoke; James C  Taylor, Arrowhead ; E H Athey, Reco  mi������e; F E Harrison, Arrowhead; Colin  G Brown, Rossland; H F Winsby Cran  brook; A G Lowe, Montreal;RFOreen,  A J Curie, Kaslo: W S Drewry, New  Denver; C H Spencer, Granby.  Metal Quotations.  Silver, 47%c per oz.  Copper, $12.00 per cental  Lead, $4.12^ percental  Spelter (zinc) $4.90  A rich find of solid grey copper has  been struck on the Lucky Boy in the  Lardeau. The assay show the ore to  run several hundred dollais to the  ton.  Mrs. McKinnon, milliner, . intends  leaving for Rossland shortly. She has  a couple of residences of her own in  that city and will furnish one and take  up her abode there until times change  here. Here daughters will most likely  follow her after a while, but will stay in  town until everything is arranged for  them.  Headquarters- For   Stationery of  very  fiBST***'  SBSSK-SSSStEETO*^.^^ !.3fc7  W  ��������� ������������������'������������������'  ���������ftV.���������'������������������-.'; ���������  ���������;.��������� :"-^'-7 .j;,!.-  i������������w*������*t���������JSatl'.wf if^m^WMyWUM** * WW 6l ���������/atw*****'  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, January 31, 1903.  i^tttMBsaisssqjSfi^  A ...  H!i#P  \//->Vv^-:*<:>s.:i:;,-.'>% .7  l^.V'i-'.V'i.V'.j-i!.*.-^"'!)  Imparts a natural glow of warmth  and hefrJth, without which, the  system js always an easy prey to  colds* chills and influenza, which are  engendered in moments of weakness and  ondxte fatigue. Bovril is not mere-  y a stimulant, but a highly nourishing   food,   containing   all   the  /our GlorKes  strengthening    properties   of   beef  ia  a most convenient   and   appetising-   form.      It  can   be  prepared in   a   moment.  Add a little boiling water  and  it is re&dy for use.  \f*V&t   ssssssr     -  *������������������  The Lardeau's Advantages.  .A good share of tbe interest of the  mining world is being centered right,  herein the Lardeau on our rich veins of  gold and silver ores. This district has  gained an almost world wide reputation  for richness and lasting quality us thc  result of the development of such properties as  the   Nettie   L.,   Silver   Cup,  rich ore. This is said to be tbe most  important discovery yc-t made on the  property.���������Liu-dean Eagle.  Useful Knowledge.  Here arc some examples of what the  British school boy can do when ho trios  hard :  "John "Wesley was a yreat sea captain.  He beat the Dutch at Waterloo, and  bv  ���������, . .-.     ,      r~. ���������      ��������� r.   , ���������    .    ,     1 ' n* ueiu, mis xjuicii (il w morion, anu   uv  Iriune,  Ovsle-r-Crilonon,   Ophir-Lndi*, ! , .    .     T,   , . ,������������������ ...     .    "  -,-,       r>    .  ���������      ���������       ,   ���������    r ���������       ������. w. , ,   degrees rose to bo Duke   or Wellington.  Eva, Beatrice, Mountain Lion, Old Gold   ,, ,      ���������   , ^-, ���������   .,    n    .  1  , L. , ,    ... He was buried near Nelson, in the* Pools'  Corner at Westminster Abbey."  and many others and yet the half is not  known. It is true that some of these  properties have not'beeii developed to  the shipping stage but they all show  what mining men like to see, namely,  greater values and ore in incri-asing  quantity as depth is attained. This  makes the Lardeau a safe field for investment as well ah- an ultmately piolit-  able one.  Where thc Lardeau has an advantage  over other districts is in the huge gold  values that our ores contain. Although  the ore is in most, cases a galena it invariably carries from $10 to ifSO and in  some cases over *f!00 in gold to tho ton  net. The price of silver is now about  eight cents per ounce lower than it was  a year ago, and we are quite convinced  that this is only temporary, but oven at  the present price for that niclal the net  receipts for the ore from this district  are not much diminished. It means a  big difference in some districts where  tlie ore carries'10 lo GO ounces of the  white metal but hero the ore contains  100 to 1,800 ounces of siives, averaging  200 ounces to the ton. So that combined with tho lead and gold which it  also contains, brings the total value up  pretty high.  Next year a large number of the properties now being developed will be added  to the list of shippers, in a small way at  first, but the chances are bright for all  those named above becoming large producers and dividend payers.  Reports continue to come in from the  various properties that are working  showing new veinsstruck and ore bodies-  widening but the. best report we have  had this week comes from the Mountain  Lion property, where foreman Brown  is said to have tapped another   body of  Then why not get the best to be had in the  country for the money. An immense stock  of the best goods and latest patterns now on  hand.    You will be convinced by calling on  J.. I CAMERON,  Sandon, The Leading- Merchant  Tailor in the Kooteuay Country  Asked to name six animals peculiar  l,o the Arctic regions, a boy replied:  "Three bears and three seals."  "The Sublime Porte is a very fine old  v. ine."  The Possessive- Case is the case when  somebody has got yours and won't give  it to you."  "The plural of penny is twopence."  "In tlie sentence, 'I saw t.he goat butt  the man,''buit'is a conjunction, because it shows the connection between  the goat and the. man."  "Mushrooms a'ways grow in dam])  placf.e and so they look like umbrellas."  "Tbe difTervnce between water and air  i3 tliat air can ba .made wetter, but  water cannot."  <es  Try Lethbridge Coal, then yon will  have tho best and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottestancl brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, .-is it is very  clean.    We have it forall kinds of grate.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  ai  VIA  He Got.lt.  The jiidLrc, the sheriff, the coroner and  the chief of police of lied Gulch we re enjoying a little game of poker. Tho pot  was large.and there was considerable  excitement. The judge called the sheriff  who casually remarked:-  "I bold foil races. Whatdoyou hold?"  "I hold a bowie knife," promptly  returned the judge, as he perceived a fifth  ace in his own hand.  "And I hold a gun !" exclaimed the  chief of police,, as he realized that he was  not entirelydestitnte of nces himself.  The coroner quickly dived under the  table and waited. Presently, when the  smoke of battle, had cleared away, he  crawled out. i  "I hold an inquest," he commented,  "and I guess that takes the pot."  Cameron,  iokane Falls  AND NORTERN RAILWAY CO.  NELSON & FORT SHEPHERD RAILWAY CO.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY CO.  WASHINGTON & G. N. RAILWAY CO  VAN., VIC. &K. RY. &N. CO.  The only air rail route between oust, wes  and south to Rosaland, Nelson; Hnnid Korfct  mid Kopublie. Connects nt Spoknne wilh ths  Great Northern, Norlhorn J'iu-ille and O. It e  N. Co. fm- points enst west nnd souih; connects  at Jlooslaiul and Nelson with the Cnnadian  I'ucifie ti'allwny.  Connects at Nelson with K.R. & X.c.o. for  Kaslo and K. it S, points.  Connects at Curlew with stage for Greenwood and Midway, B. <:.  Buflettcars run on trains between Spokane  and .Republic.  Effective Nov. 22,1902.  Leave. Arrive.  9:25 a. m Spokane  5:45 n ni  10:15a. m��������� Kosslnnd...........2:10 p ni'  7:00 a. m Nelson...'; \. .8:(!0p' m'  11:00 11. m Grand Forts -1:00 p m'  9:15 n. 111.., Ifepublie 5:-io p- nii  H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T. A.,  Spokane, Wash.  G. K.TACKABURY,  Agent, Nelson, B.C.  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago  AND ALL POINTS EAST  Seattle, Tacoma,  Victoria, Portland  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleeper?,  Dining & Bufi'ett Smoking Library Cars.  Fast Trains at Convenient Hours  2  Between Spokane &. Puget Sound  For rates, folders and full imformation  regarding trips, call on or address" aiiy  agr-nt 0. R. ���������& N. 'Coin pan v.  A. B. C. Denniston,  G.W. P. A.  .  Seattle, Wash.  H. Brandt,  C..P. &T. A.  Spokane, Wash  A. R   HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEY OR.  SANDON, B.C. THE MINING REVIEW-Saturday, January 31, 1903.  Premier Prior in Ottawa.  Premier Prior, iLtornoy-Gcncral  Eb-  erts, Commissioner  of  .Fisheries- Bah-  oo������k,Yand Mr. (.-iosnell had  an interview  last Monday with dcssr.-i. Laurier,Blair,  Mulock, Fielding.  Suuierland,  Profon-  taino and Fifzpairick.,  The subject di.s-  , cuased was the fisheries of   British Columbia.    [Ton. Mr. Eberts  was .spokus-  ,    man on the provincial  side   after   brief,  remarks frmn Col. Prior.' The attorney  general advanced the argument in favor  of the, Dominion,  paying   over   to  the  province   all   money. collected   by  the  Dominion fiom.the fisheries since confederation, out-sido of what wns expended bv the Dominion in  the way of protection.   The amount which he asked is  upwards of a million dollars.   The  province also asks the right   10   catch   fish  with traps along the southern coast of  Vancouver island.    Jtwas pointed out  that the salmon could be caught- in this  way before entering. United   States waters.   As it was at present United States  canners list*, traps and   caught   the   fish  after passing from Canadian waters into  those of the United  States,  and^ only a  limited nuinbir reached  the   mouth   of  the   Eraser   to   supply   the   canneries.-  Caiinerynieh, it was said  were in favor  of traps, and   although   the   fishermen  were opposed to them, they would very  -soon come around.    -  Mr. Iiherts also  asked   that  the province have entire control of the fisheries  with the exception of proticlion, which  would remain with   ihe  Dominion, and  would be paid out of   the   revenues  received from   the   same.   No   statement  was made in reply by the   members   of  the  Dominion  Cabinet.    One  of Ihem I  inquired why the. money should  be  re-1  fundttd to the Jo.-.al  uoveniiiient, admit-'  inir that it was an overtax'on the people  instead of giving it back   to tbuse from  whom it was taken.   There was no reply  ���������to the this.   The interview was  private  and another   took   phi-o   on Thursday,  the discussion being confined ' to   oihu-r  matters allV-cting this province.  Mrs. McKinnon. milliner, intends  leaving for Rossland shortly. 'She has  a couple of residences of her own in  tliat city and will furnish one and take  up her abode there until times change  here. Hero daughters w ill. most likely  follow her after a while but will stay in  to-vu niuil everything is arranged for  them.  M. L. GRIMMETT, EL. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary ���������  Public, Etc. .  Sandon, British Columbia.  .#  FOR SALE.  ���������"jpenders will be received up  to Salur-  " .day, February 10th, 1903, for the purchase of Stoic Building and  Two  Lots,  fhe'poperty of K. R. Ai her ton it Co.  For further particulars apply on  the  premises to  E. R. ArriEitTON.  Sandon,Jan. 29,1903  ATLAirnc mmm  To and from European pointsvin t.'anndi:in  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any 0. P.Ji. ngont  or R..B. HcCamnion, Ageiit/Sannon,  W.P. K Cummlng.s, Gen.S.S. Agent,Winnipeg  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  ' A. F.  ASU A.  IT.    ���������  Kegular rominiH.ination of tho lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at Sp. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  All sensible people travel by tne ���������  C P. R.  Because   it   is   the   Symbol   of  No. 13320, at $5, is a-Stnr and  Crescent design of fine Pearls and solid  Gold.  No. 13317, nt $10, is a rococco scroll  design in solid Gold, mounted with a  fine Amethyst surrounded with Pearls.  No. 13369, at $24, is a Pearl "Sun  Burst " of exquisite beauty.  No. 13400, at $42, is'a Clover Leaf,  paved with fine Pearis, having-for its  centre a beautiful Diamond.  We Guarantee safe delivery, and cheerfully refund the fuil price if a selection  is in any way unsatisfactory.  Wrlfo for our new catalogue.  JAMES il. BARTO.V, Sec'y.  Established 1858.  mit  rianufacttirers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  5PJP9      a I'll       f^WlflP^  VICTORIA, B. C.  BRANCH--VANCOUVER, B~ C.  ���������Q>uaDOKSiUni^������^uAnsiCEDjnucav;  K00TQU7 Clf 1 C  A iKjiXJ2y;HkMCWVi  ROATE  Dealers in TEA and COFFEE.  I~������������W*K3Gr3rtC������ J  ?t prices  *, <hina  W������ are ofTcrinir-nt lhe lowest  the best vradeK of "cyJon, Indin,  and Jjipan Tens.  Tor Prices see Nelson daily papers.  .  A TRIAL.ORDER SOLICITED.  ' Koofeiva/ Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 1S2.  WEST BAKER; STREET, NELSON. B.C.  The Wedding Party.  "Tbe Wedding Parly," by Kowlopki,  the picture folecfod liy the Five Press,  Winnipeg, to be given to tbe readers of  the Weekly Free IVuss'in Janimrv illtiP-  tratea the Polish form of aciistom which  exists in almost avery civilized and  semi-civilized country.  The painting reproduction presents a  scene full of life, gaiefy, bundling fll(.0ri>  bright color and lively movement which  combine to give the scene a character  of.joyo'nsnesa and "go" seldom found in  pictorial representations.      -  AI ft ed Ko.w Iqsk i. von Wierusz was  born at Suwalki, Poland, in isjj), and  was a pupil of the academies of ' War- i  saw. Dresden, ���������arid-Munich.' Ilis'Hunt-  ing Scene," sold at the Morgan sale in  New York in 1886, brought, ij-23,250.  ''The Wedding party" is  one  of the  brightest, and will prove one of the most  popular,.pictnreR that, has up to the present been presented to Weekly Free  Press readers. So highly was -'The  Wedding .Party'/ (bought of that it was I  selected as a special Christmas gift to'  be given to tbt readers of one. of the]  largest papers in the United States,  Leave Sandon SlSOa. m.  Arrive Winnipeg 3rd dav 8.50 am  Arrive St. Paul 3rd day G.40 p m'  Arrive Chicago 4lh-day 9.30 a ra  Arrive Toronto 5th day 2.45 pjn  A1 rive Montreal 5th day 6.30 p iu  A rrive New York Gtb day S.55 a m  Close connection for all Eastern points  The C. P. R.  Luxurious Tourist Cars  owned and operated by tlie  company, leave for tbe east  as follows:  From Dunmore Jet. daily for St. Paul  From Kootenay -Landing, Tuesday and  Saturday for Toronto, Montreal and  all Eastern points.  Through booking to Europe via all  the  Atlantic Routes.   Prepaid tickets   at   lowest rates issued  from     all    European  Countries.  Further information as to why the C.  P. R. is the most desirable route can be  had on application to  A. rJ. Lkwis, Agent.  Sandon, B. C, or  '\;%C'���������> '     E. J". Covlk,  D.P.A-.&dson.    A.G.P.A., Vancouver  " FOR SALE.  Waiy fitihny I ifip Ii Gl  LIMITED.  Intfinational Harieafioa & Tradiae Co., Kid.  Ksslo l fan'Railway tapany, *  NOTICE.  Commoiiefnir Sunday, Aiiuust 17th. 190"   the  follown,- time onnl win be in effect on  kooteniiy Luke unci K. ,i-s j .  Trade Marks  Designs  . . . Copyrights &c.  Anyone sending n sketch nnd doacrlptlon mny  quickly ascertain, our opinion i'roo whether an  Invention Ia probably patentable Comniunlcii.  tlonsHtrlctly confidential, tlimdbookon Patents  sent. free*. Oldest agency for socuriiifr patents.  l'ntenta tnlcon tnroiiKh Aluim & Co. rocolve  special notice, without charge, In'tlio  25,400 feet of "1". wire  <n>>le, |      KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  specially made of tlie best mater-  kaslo-san-don routi-:  ial  For terms apply to  J. J.   CAMPBELL,  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. I.nr/iest circulation of any sclentlUo Journal. 'J'oruis, $.') a  year: four months, $1. Sold by all nowsdealors.  MUMN & Go.36,Broadw^ New York  Branch Offlco, C25. F St., Washington. D. C.  9:00 a.m. leave Kaslo arrive  .1:15p, m  10:-lo a.m. leave..Whitewater...leave 1.-'I2 p. m  11:00 11111. leave....Mi'OuiKiin. ...leave 1:22 p. m  .U:2Jj n.tu. arrive Sandon.... .leave 1:00 ji. 111  I    / direct eon nee'ion is made at Kaslo with  * Agent and Business Manager I steamer both lo and from Nelson.  Frail M.ining & Smelting Co., T/td.,  NELSON, B. C.  m-������������?n2[^po������ttan^,^    Page Woven WireFeiice  s=s::=::;5;=:::::=:a:==2^=;^^ A;Lf������������������������"^a .?���������?.?ken  hi warm weather and I  Iu ths winter season pays it back.  teuton in cold-except  thc Pago  Fence,  Puijo spring: coil takes up the slack in sum-  _.    uioraiidlutsitoutiu winter. No loose saej,'in"  E. Q. PRIOR & CO., General Agents, Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops.  STEAMER SERVICE.  KASI.O-NEr.SOX .ROUTE. ��������� ���������  5:00a.m. leave Nelson....arrive   7-1S n m  8:80 p.U. arrive....Kaslo leave   s'-lO pP'm  !    Callinsr regularlv at-  Ainsworth   nn,i -p-w  I?ay:and at all way.landing/on ������ gnal 0t  Conne(!thip at Nelson wilh Nelson A Vnrt  US?|������lwajr b������th t0 ^ ^"ossC!  Tickets sold to all -nointf in r*,iifn^ o*���������t���������  For further particulars call on or address  Bobt. Irving, IVannTCrKaslo B n  Gbo. Huston, Agent, Sandon    '     ������'  S^^^br^Wf^ni^ffiHBK ���������; >������_��������� \ttlXV?'Uf >.���������&������������  Sl7i:  m  m.  ifSt  Jc!K  I  n������^������?*v^*n^WWW<m\i^tf#fc-^*'**/<rtAr:->  m-puniii���������.l ,|     | , I,,,,,,,,    '''":''    '"���������"   "'   \     '   ''���������    '     '   ' ' vi-V/" *='WtfVjtfr^  :' ���������'���������' ---.:v ���������-���������-���������7   '.";.,7"   7./ ..,.'��������� v.: v'^ ..!,������������������'      . .'^\%-,h. '���������  THE MINING REVIEW-Saturday, January 3i, 1903.  TUB MINING INDUSTRY.  Extracts From the Circular of tlie  New Provincial Mining  Association.  The conditions surrounding the mining industry of .British Columbia���������the  principal industry of the province���������  have become so burdensome that mining operations have ceased to yield a  profit to investors, and capital has  ceased to flow into the country. Efforts  have been made by certain classes in  the community, sometime on behalf of  the mine owners, and sometimes from  delegations from municipalities lo secure relief from the parliament of Canada and from tho legislature of tills  province. All such efforts have heretofore failed, partly owing to tho imper-,  feet knowledge of our difficulties possessed.by our   legislators,   and   partly  we are now with a lot of unjust legislative conditions. A few individuals  mot together to discuss the situation  and devise a remedy, and they started  the California Miners' Association for  the purpose. The idea waa immediately grasped by the working minors, mine  owners, merchant*--, farmers and others,  and the result was that within a very  f abort time the association succeeded in  obtaining all the remedial legislation  they required, und the mining'industry  oft he state increased by leaps and bounds  and brought prosperity to all other industries also.  Tho prime mover iivHhe formation of  the association is Mr. J. B. Hobson,  manager of the Consolidated Cariboo  Hydraulic Mining Co., one of the originators of the California Miners' Association, will lend all the assistance lie can  to make a similar success of the Provincial Mining Association of British Columbia.  At a preliminary meeting held at Victoria by those instrumental in   the tin-  Quick TQeafs  nrw biniffm iw^i-ji  owins to the lad.- of united o,-g������������������iziltio��������� Jert,lti���������   0��������� u���������, Ht,, , ,  i n"���������/���������0'''1, '""'"���������'"��������� '.���������tMr.r'ih.r.bCM to !,od  . .  i^icsteu in tne mini no* liirhicti'v     win, .���������      ���������    ������T.  ni��������� mau..tiy.    \\,Lh vention in Victoria on   February  25th,  Of delightfully appetizing danti-  ness are not difficult of procurement or preparation,- only two  things . are necessary to ensure  success. '  One���������A knowledge of the large  and wonderfully varied assortment  of Canned, Preserved, Smoked,  Dried and Pickled dauties to be  found in our stock of groceries,  and the other���������a small amount of  money with to purchase an ample supply.  But whether you manage a home, hotel, or mine' we can fill  your order with high quality groceries at theright prices.  Jrl. . CS-IHJO-HiRiaP-I.  mt*axG*ttzinxia?rxMJ9dE*sJMsi*Ksaa*w  a view to overcoming such obstaclesand  securing for the miniiig industry tlie  support which it deserves, itis proposed  to form a large and representative association of miners, mine owners, merchants, bankers, farmers and professon-  al men, and all other persons who may  be directly or directly interested in the  mining industry.  By this means, and apparently only  by this means, ean we secure relief for  the industry and sucli favorable legislation as will restore confidence in foreign capitalists.  If we make the mining industry prosperous, every other industry in the  province will naturally and necessarily  share in Kuch prosperity. The present  depression of nearly all buch other industries is the natural aud necessary result of the depression in mining.  The proposed association is not an  untried experiment. Pome years ago  ��������� the miners and'mine owners of California found themselves hampered   as  when delegates from  all   interior  districts of thc province would be expected  to attend and formulate a  permanent  organization.  Geo. DcMonald of the firm of McDonald & Ross, returned Wednesday  from the. Halcyon Springs where he had  been a week recuperating.  "COMPANIJSS ACT,:S97.  Corned'Beef, Pickled Ox Tongue and Salt.Pork a specialty.  Always a choice supply on hand of all kinds of  Fresh and Smoked Meats,  Fresh and Salt'Fish, ���������  Hams, Bacon and Lard,  ���������Fresh Sausage of all kinds daily,  Oysters aud Game in season.  NOTICE  IS HBRKHY GIVEN that Wim.iam j  Stewaiit Jknkins, Mine 7Wimager, ol Al-j  amo, B'.'C.jhus been appointed Attorney Ior  "The Scottish Colonial Gold Fields Limited,"  in   place of Gjkokoje \V. Hugiiics of the same  place.  Dated this 21st day of January, 1003.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  SANDON, B. C.  HEAD OFFICE���������NELSON, B'.jD.  MARKETS AT ROSSLAND,   NELSON,  KASLO,  TRAIL, REVELSTOKE  GRAND FOBKS.  PHOENIX,   FERNIE,   CRANI3R00K.   FORT STEEL.'  awirwirmrn-nrraMMMM  I have now is stock a choice assortment of  i  NEW YORK BREWERY.  SANDON  '    l  Towgood & Bruder  Brewers of Lager Beer.  ,    Give our Bottled Beer a trial-satisfaction guaranteed.  ! Telephone 24���������Silverton and New Denver.  euncL ^aj/pebrarxecL \7\7'&b2r>&.  Remember I am Headquarters for Plumbing and  Try the Review for you next order of commercial stationery. We have received a choice Hew stock of  letter heads, note heads, bill heads, statements and  everything required in the line of office work. A  fine line of colored inks will arrive in a few days, and  all orders will receive prompt attention. -Atrial  solicited; satisfaction guaranteed.7  Tinsmith & Plumber,  Sandon, B. C.  :W  1  * M  ���������WWTOM-3TWH I1IIWI WI.L.U WW  SfeSaSS^^  it^^v.i^ViUJvJ.-iis'^CiiiJji;'.

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