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Mining Review Jul 17, 1897

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Array VOL. 1.    NO. 6.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 17. 1897.  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  The  Quaint  Little  , West.  Town to, the  Well   Situated,    and   Probably   With  a  Good  Future.  Because a town in this 'jountry  does  not grow to a cert tin size in a given  .time, or because it has apparent taans'  icnt reverses, t means  nothing.   Starts  ,   are often the result of excitement without   warranting    circumstances,    and  stands stills, or apparent reverses  may  be often traced to causes  that, the developments of the   future   will   fully  counteract.   All inland towns,  at least  in this country, must have their future  determined  by the   mining   industry  that is but yet in  its infancy.   If  the  - '.'.'le tenth of the claims  staked  out in  the country turns outprofilable under  development there   will   be-populous  cities in the near future every   four or  five miles apart; but of this no man  ft^/jweth.   The future must be left to  tell its own story.   There is no doubt  in the world but that this whole Slocan  country is one bed of mineral wealth  and that tho future will reveal "Pay-  ' stre iks (we do ft i can copies of our confrere by this impression) where the surface is now trodden oyer daily unnoti  ced, which will give an impetus to commercial growth in localities at present  least suspected.    From indications this  town,    notwithstanding   its . apparent  present dulness, is one of these places  that will have a future growth to satisfy fully all interested parties.  The town was laid out in 1892 by  by J. C. Carpenter,, its creation being  the result of mining requirements. At  this early day and before it Mr. G. W.  "Hughes had an ore house here and the  Idaho, St. John, Alamo, the Rambler,  The Best, the Washington, Mountain  Chief and the Chief were shipping  mines, the mineral coming this way,  and sent thence to Kaslo by mule packs.  A central figure in the teaming business then as well ns now was Mr. J.  Madigan, who takes much pleasure in  ' relating tho pioneering incidents in  characteristic style. A little later a  waggon road was constructed between  the two places via Bear Lake teams  miking the distance each way 24 miles  in a day.  Building and all enterprises of the  kind in those days were attended with  great expense, material being so costly  and freightage a price in itself. For  the two years business continued this  ���������way, trade was brisk, and Three Forks  grew rapidly, there being at one time  nearly 1000 peoph   here.  .    '  The town proper is situated on an  eminence, with the three streams,  whence it derives its name, like arteries coursing through the site. The hills  in all directions ascend from the  plateau on which the business street of  ithe town is situated, gently, that is for  :a mountainous country, leaving ample  loom for a place of quite large proportions -in short enough room for a  town to meet the widest dreams of the  most sanguine of the place. As we  have indicated the town site was selected in 1892, with much wisdom, for in  addition to room it has fine natural  drainage and a plentiful supply of  excelleut water for all domestic uses  and fire protection. The other prominent settlers of that year were Pitts  Bros, (still in business here), Bone and  the Galena Trading Co.; the latter two  of whom havesince.disappeared.  In the following year 1893, the place,  literally boomed, the following cstab-  lising business places : Norquay, hotel;  ; Tirrell, hotel;   Foster, restaurant;   P.  Burns,   butcher;    Ira   Black,, hotel;  Hunter and McKinnon, store ; Tranery  and Devlin; hotel; D. C. Weaver, hotel;  Becker,    boardings    house;     Deacon,  blacksmith ; J. Madigan, liver) ; Sloan  Bros., hotel, all but the first three being  still-in  business  hero   and   many  of  them in the same Old lines.   Progress  continued to b   tho old watchword until  the 22nd of July, 1894; whena cyclone,  the like of which was never  before  heard of in the country, and it is to be  hoped   will never be heard of again,  struck the town and to a width  of 15  .miles demolished everything in its way.  /It commenced near Ne(V.Denver, and  followed the gulch to Boll's camp where  it was destroyed by the   heavy   gireen  limber and the swampy land. It burned  ���������every building in town and forced every  inhabitant to seek ahelter  wherever it  could   be  found.     Nothing daunted,  however, the storm over,  most of the  settlers betook themselves tu the hill  again and after dwelling in tepts for a  short time, with the aid of Mr.'Lovatt's  sawmill which was then located here,  rebuilt the town as it now stands, some  new blood coming in.   In fact from the  signs on some of the buildings it can be  seen   several   who   are  now   doing a  flourishing business in Sandon at the  time   opened     here���������sucli   as   J.   R.  Cameron, tailor; Hunter Bros., general  dealers;   I. W. Black, hotel;   Ac, &c.  The next year the C. P. R. extended its  branch from this place reaching Sandon. the K. & S. was built there also,  and these constructions drew much  business that way that was formerjy  transacted here. The place lost the  business of the Payne mine, that of  the Slocan Star and other mines, which  now ship elsewhere. That was a blow  under the consequenses of which the  place is still struggling; but as we  have said above from the indications,  it will eventually recover.  That there is immense mineral wealth  in the vicinity is evident from all the  assurances, and this must tell its own  tale. In evc-y direction there aro  large pieces of float galena' and silver  ore. The Wonderful mine, having already turned out over ������50,000 worth  of ore shows that in the neighborhood  there must be an enormous,ledge of it.  This scattering of fractions is the result of glacial action, snow slides or  land slides! or perhaps a combination  of-all, but the move was in'' such, distant ages as to have left all traces of  track lost to present methods of discovery ; but that later science will  throw'light on the matter goes without  saying. At the moment there . arc  hundreds of prospects staked out in all  directions, some of which will doubtless turn oat to be fine properties and  may perhaps lead to the great Eldorado���������the source of all float ore in the  neighborhood.  An intelligent informant gave a Review reporter the following list as being under improvement, and other information concerning them as to"num-  ber of men at work, whether shippers  or otherwise, etc :  Alamo ���������' 35  Tdaho 25  Cumb'crland 12  Sunshine 12  Daisy '.  6  Wonderful '. .' 20  Cordelia  8  Phoenix  8  Jo Jo  4  Cinderella Prospecting  Grand Slucing a great deal  Chatham .- Worked  McAllister Not worked  Oskosh    "        "  A Graphic Description of "the Celebrated Slocan Star.  The  Concentiator  to   Be EnlargjJ   and  Improved  Appliances;  Added   to  the   Mining  Machinery.  Yakim.T, Monitor Fraction, Hustler,  und New port are all under improve  ments.  Roulette group very promising, and  getting ready for work on a large scale.  There is a concentrator here owned  by the Alamo with a capacity of 200  tons a day. l  The North Fork section promises a  great deal as. far as prospecting has  gone, and some predict an especially  bright future for it. Of course if the  reporter "was to listen to every man's  scory he would easily find there were  already hundreds of claims in tho  neighborhood worth millions a piece,  but the Review is not in that business  as we have no desire to mislead" anyone. We arc always willing to report  what actual work has disclosed,  and what the opinions of experienced,  disinterested men may suggest.  Mining is simply in its initiatory  stage in this country, and the next" ten  years may cast down present aspiring  cities and build others where they are  least looked for.    .  ,In addition to the business houses  we have mentioned elsewhere as remaining from better days of the place  we may name as later comers, A.  Cooper Abbs, a councillor' on mining  laws here and across the lines who appears to well understand his business;  Mr. Mountain, the pioneer constable  of the Slocan country, who has charge  of the lockup ; J. S. Reeder, one of the  pioneer hotel men of Sandon kecjis the  Wellington in fine style; E. Adams,  who runs the Brunswick on improved  principles; D- McCulloch, who. keeps  a neat barber shop; Frank Jobson,  managing for P. Burns ; Jas. Woods,  who has been four years a resident,and  is now in the baking business always  keeping a supply of the best pastry on  hand; M. McDowell, an intelligent  young man as school teacher; W. It.  Howe, hotel; G. B. Mathews, fruit and  confectionery; Miss Ray, dress making;  Mr. Strangeway, carpenter; and Dr.  Edwards. There is a Union church,  used bj\Methodists, Presbyterians and  Episcopalians.  Cody Notes.  Business is commencing to pick up  a little, in town, . ���������'���������������������������..  Mr. Ad am a. who is running the.  Brunswick, is erecting a nice little cottage near the mill..  The. Dominion Mining Co., of Van-  con ver, are developing their properties  here, the.Naoma and the Allegosha on  Carpenter Creek. They are running in  ore all the \vay and expect to strike  shipping ore any moment.  Mr. Levi spied a couple.of youths on  the way to destruction of property on his  Cody grounds the'other day. One of  them can have the lacrosse stick he  left behind in his hurried flight, if he  will only call, give his name and make  further explanations.  While the Freddie I.ee, which was  purchased last week by A. W. Mct'Jino,  vice-president of the Payne mines, w.is  the first shipper from the Slocan district, the Slocan Star holds the honor of  being lhr> first dividend payor, and for  Rtraight business methods can throw  down the gage to any mining enterprise  anywhere. It was located by Bruce  W.hite, unci he is still themanager.hav-  ing been fortunate enough to capture  lor his enterprise tlie assistance of some  of the hoarded dollars of Angus Smith,  of Milwaukee.  Ang'us made ?o much money by supplying the town of-good beer with elevators that he gut tired of the trouble  of counting it, and accordingly 'retired  from business". Then he got in.'ciglod  into investing in the Slocan Star and  the same trouble threatened; but hi  crept out. of it by having his 'brother,  S. Hoyt Smith , appointed secretary and  treasurer of the mining company, he  contented himself with the lazy retired-millionaire job of president.1  The Star, in fact, seems to be a  brotherhood kind of an affair so far as  the officials of the company are concerned, with tho plums divided between  them , pretty   equally While     the  Smith's have: the Presidency and secretaryship, the title ol' the company is  the Byron N. White Company, and  Byron is the Vice-president, Bruce, as-  before stated, the lnanigei'." and Oscar  the mining superintendent.  The poor devil of a locator is generally tho one that goU lcit in a mining  deal, but Bruce has many advantages  over his capitalistic partner Smith. He  is in' the very bloom of manhood, T,-hich  mantles in his rounded cheeks, flashes  from his clear browr. eves, and, gives  grace to every movement of his athletic  frame. -The Slocan Star has already  paid 8350,000 in dividends. Part of this  was earned by tho most primitive  methods. With the improved appliances the company has, and those it  will shortly add, the money will roll in  faster and faster, and its manager will'  think his pile big enough to take another holiday. And Bruce, the Slocan  Silver King, with his good looks and  modest manners, will be one whom  eastern millionaires���������and especially  their women folk���������will delight to  honor.  No two'inines of large promise in the  Slocan district, show greater points of  contrast than tho Enterprise of Ten  Mile creek and the Slocan Star of Sandon. Both arc tunnel propositions,  well supplied with water and timber,  and arc therefor- equally easy to mine.  But in the first named the drifts ar^ on  the side of tho lead, and the ore body is  on the hanging or foot wall from two to  eighteen inches thick, and is pulled off  like so much plaster. The Star's drifts  are right on the lead, and when you  have crept through their rabbit hole  tunnels (for the Wh to boys seem to  have been very economical in mining  country rock) and </et into the workings where ore h:-s been taken out,"you  meet with vast chambers which might  bo likened to the cave of Alladin but  that all I he glittering stuff has oeen  removed.  One of these subterranean halls is in  No. 3 tunnel, .slid from tho hanging  wall to the foot, wall. it measures 36  feet. Immense smooth timbers, some  nearly two feet in diameter, are used,  whbse-column effect further en chances  the hall-like appeirance.  ���������Now, if the Enterprise had only a  vein of this��������� width, or if the Star had  the same ore' as the Enterprise all  through, what would the fabled silver  mines pi the ancients be in comparison?  In fact there are few silver mines in the  world that can compare with the Slocan Star, and none in. British Columbia. ...  It must be remembered tha() this  group of mines was only discovered in  the fall of 1S91, that actual work on  theni did net begin . until some time  later, yet nearly 20,000 tons of concentrates and clean ore hr-vo been taken  out and shipped. At the close of last  year the actual figures were 11,529 tons,  which produced one million ounces of  silver and fifteen million pounds of  lead. No wonder there are many big-  holes or halls in their underground  caverns, for the above 20,000 tons  means over 100,000 tons of mineralized  rock taken out, as that sent to the concentrator is reduced in bulk five tons  into one.  Then, the shipping began under difficulties, of course. There was first raw-  hiding and then the wagon road, and,  a long, long haul before the railroads  came in.   The Kaslo & Slocan did   not  help much, as all lhe ore had to be  sacked, and there were so many transhipments on the way to the Omaha,  smelter. Then the C. P. R. came as far  as Three Forks only, and by that time  the company was getting its concentrator to work, and a gravity 'rnmwny  1 S00 long, to dump the -ores from the  mines into the concentrator. Therefoie  the greater bulk of the immense shipment quoted has been made- during  the past two years or less.  They will increase in a still greater  ratio with the improvements now contemplated. There is talk of a tramway  from the concentrator to dump tho ore  into tho cars, also a proposition to run  theK. ifc S. from Cody so that it would  touch, and take the ore direct from the  Slocan Star, the Ruth and Wonderful  mines.  In addition to the tramway or tho  railroad siding the Stare is going to  enlarge its concentrating mill, which is  now running at its full capacity of 15fJ  tons a day. More jigs are go be added,  and a couple of vanncrs which will save  the lighter stuff that escapes the slime  tables, such as grey copper and anti-  monial silver���������the stuff that now  makes Carpenter creek a silvery stream  yet mars its sylvan beauty by its murky muddiness.  Recently the company began ship-  ping'its clean ore in bulk, which will  be a large economy; and when the  vanncrs are in more ore will be saved.  These two factors, with increased total  shipmants, must largely increase the  company's profits.  Will Bennett, the foreman, who fell  GO feet down and upraise tho week before last, and came nearer the portals  of death then since he entered those of  life, was asked how long the ore body  would last as the rate of the great daily  shipments projected. "Longer than I  will, even if I have no more accidents,"  said the sturdy miner.  The company has five tunnels with  crosscuts on the vein all in the ore. No.  1, starting on the vein, is in GO feet;'  No. 2, 90 feet to the vein j-.nd two drifts  in it of 150 feet and 70 feet; No. 3,-1-10  feet, and a crosscut of 500 feet; No. 4,  575 feet in all; and No. 5, is in 850 feet  without striking the vein. It is hoped  to strike it at from 900 to 950 feet.  When the ore body is reached in  this tunnel the force of men employed  on the mine will be increased at one  by from 25 to 50. Tho work'-is being  pushed as rapidly as possible, and extra speed is being made from the fact  that a four drill cempressor was put in  to drive it and is doing excellent work.  The four upper tunnels are all connected by upraises, and there is already  enough ore in sight or stopped out to  keep the tramway at full speed for  many, many moons. You should try  a ride in this tramway. It only giyes  a chance to catch one's breath about  three times before rattling you under  the ore Ghute.  The number of men now employed  in the mine is 110.���������Ledge.  i mis m  A Big Time -at ,Cody  on  Monday.  As if by magic, no matter  how the weather may be out of joint  up to that date, there is always an  abundance of sunshine on the 12th of  July, as if there had been at the outset a never ending arrangement made  with the weather king to that end.  With the weather favorable nothing  more was required to guarantee a successful outing,  as always ������n the occas-  that  South Africa. Perhaps the leading  moral of the inquiry and the report i6,  that e-en in making an empire, honesty is the best policy."  ' All the Conservative papers take  practically the same view, and express  the opinionthat Cecil Rhodes has been  sufficiently punished already, and that  the nation should remember his great  services and judge his errors leniently.  The Times is very pronouncedly in  favor of Rhodes. In an editorial article  it urges the advisability of dropping  the subject and allowing consideration  to smooth the path of progress in South  Africa. Some of the papers complain  the  reports   say  nothing  about  Condensed   for  FIRE   INSPECTION.  An Act   Respecting   the   Prevention   of  Fires   in Unincorporated Towns  and  Villages.  ion   there   are   enough   sympathisers  with  the association  and  others who  want to see what is to be seen and hear  what is to he heard, to supplement, the  resident  members  of   tho  'iss.uci~.ion  and visiting brethren,to ensure a large  crowd.   It is so in the  east,   and  the  west is no exception.,  Precisely at 1  o'cl'-ck the Cody train was  in waiting,  and in a short time it was loaded  with  tin'  excursionists   to   the   number of  some three hundred and fifty including  children.   Cody reached,  a procession  was formed, and to the  martial music  o.' life and drum,   the body wended its  way to Levi's grove  where a platform  was erected and all the other arrangements fully completed for>carrying out  successfully the arranged programme.  The grounds  are naturally adapted for  sucli purposes, and if there was only a  good road  between Sandon and  Cody  and a little expenditure made in clearing and fitting ilu grounds, it is easily  seen the would place be a favorite resort  for privntc and public pic-nics from this  and other towns adjacent. The grounds  reached   alter a little manoeuvering,  speaking was commenced, Mr. Brinsley  Walton introducing the speakers  with  graceful comment.  Mr. Irwin, of New Denver, dealt at  some length with the principles of the  order, showing that, to be a good  Orangeman one had to be a good citizen who woul'i be respected by all  classes, Roman Catholics as well as  Protestants.  Mr. Cliffe spoke at some length on  the origin, growth and usefulness of  the association.  Mr. Smith, of Voncouvcr, recommended tho establishment of Ladiob'  True Blue Lodges ; they were accomplishing much elsewhere.  The Kov. Mr. Menzies paid a high  compliment to the standing of the  order, especially in later days. He  dealt with the early struggles of Prot-  istantism and of the excellent work  done by Luther, Calvin and others in  their different spheres of life. He believed the order was a noble one and  had much usefulness before it.  At the close of the addresses the  games were commenced:  Miss Flora Shaw, who was in charge of  the colonial bureau of the Times at  the time of the Jameson raid. The  papers arc almost unanimous ,in advocating the restoration of their commission to Major Sir John Willotighby and  his brother officers.  The Daily News and'thc Dail, Chronicle denounce the commission for  burking and hushing up the i :.quiry  The Daily Chronicle declares that the  conclusion of the inquiry "is disgraceful and asks whether Cecil Rhodes and  Lord Grey are to go Scot free. The  Chronicle's article concludes thus : "It  is for parliament to vindicate its honor  and that of the empire."  i  Mark Dram Visits Several Northern  Mining Sections.' ,  Mark Drum, a mining man recently  from Salt Lake, who has been in British Columbia in connection with mining interests for about six weeks came  down fro.n the north last night. Having once been a newspaper man he  naturally gathered information and  talked very entcrtaingly of the country  he had visited.  "No place,I visited impressed mo as  did the camp of Sandon," said Mr.  Drum. "There seemed to be more  genuine mining going on than I sari; in  all the other camps combined. The  little town in the gulch is a perfect  bee hive of industry and  if it had a  better site���������more    room   to   build  would now be  enjoying a boom  that |June; 3S0 assessments were  Busy  People.  The Le Roi shipped 1805 tons of  ore'  last week.  The Northern Belle at Whitewater  has ten men at work.  The Red. Star;.at Whitewater will  commence ������perations shortly.  The Bamato group assay 117 ounces  of silver and from ������25 to ������>411 in gold.'  It is   now   reported   that   the   Two  Friends mine is all right,   big  strikes,  having been made recently.  The War Eagle and the Le Roi  people contemplate building smelters  in the Trail Creek district.  Henry Work has struck throe feet  of ore in the face of bis crosscut tunnel  in his claim in the Jackson basin.    ,  The Le Roi on June 3rd declared its  16th dividend, amounting to ������25,000,  making ������425,000 paid in dividends  to date.  The Lucky George on Lemon creek  is turning out well. Mr. McVay says  it is one of the best properties in its  surroundings.  Tlie Ruth people are hauling up  lumber from the railway depot to build  a saw mill at their property to supply  theii own demands.  The survey for the Reco tramway , is  completed, and work will   be  pushed  forward with a view to have the same  completed this summer.  i c- '  The owners of the Homestake Gopher, Lee and Maid mines near Rossland  have sold out to an English company  getting an equivalent to 12$ cents per-  share.  Messrs. Holtz, Williams and Bryan,  who located the Fidelity about a  mile  from New Denver, have struck it rich,  the surface ledge showing 160 ounces -  in silver.  W. H. O'Connell, of Zelle ,& O'Con-  nell, has made a find near the surface  on Cody creek acout a mile from Cody.  It assays 125 ounces in silver and 70  per cent lead.      " '  In the Trail Creek district 299 locations were recorded for the   month   of  filed   and  SECTION SEVEN.  The Fire Wardens, or a majority ef  them, shall have the following powers :  (a) To visit and inspect, at all  reasonable hours, all buildings and  erections in the town and its vicinity:  (b) To direct and regulate in the  town or its vicinity, the position of  stoves, fire-places or furnaces, chimneys, stove-pipes and smokc-staeks.  and the removal, change or alteration  of the same, or any of them, or the  position or condition of theni, or any  of them, and further direct that anything shall be done by way of precaution to avert fire:  (c) Generally to take such steps for  the prevention.of fire in the town, or to  check its spreading, its they may think-  fit.  -SECTION  EIGHT.  If any person shall refuse to obey  the directions of the Fire Wardens, or  a majority of them, he snail be liable to  a penalty not exceeding fifty, dollars, to  be recovered in a summary way before  any two Justices ef the Peace, and in  default,of payment the same to be  levied by distress of the goods and.  chattels of the. offender, and in default  of sufficient distress the offender shall  suffer imprisonment not exceeding  fourteen ' days, , and tho two. Justices  making the conviction may direct tho  execution of the directions of tho Fire  Wardens, or a majority of them, at the  expense of the offender who shall be  liable to pay the same, to the person  effecting the same.  To John Switzkr, Esq,  Fire Warden, Sandon.  Elected March 26th, 1S97,  .A: SrROAT, ;  Presiding Officer.  ORANGE   BOYS.  1st���������Walter Cliffe, pair of braces.  2nd���������D. Crandall, blue tie.  3rd���������'i'. Brown, red tie.  OLD MAN'S RACE.  1st���������W. Furniva!, box of cigars.  2nd���������G. Lovatt, jack knife.  YOUNG MEN'S RACE.  1st���������T. Rroden, box of cigars.  2nd���������H. Nash, tobacco pouch.  ORANGE MES'S WIVES'  RACE,  1st���������Mrs. Wilson, cord of wood.  2nd���������Mrs. Brown, oil stove.  3rd���������Mrs. Kennedy, purse.  LADIES'.RIFLE MATCH.  1st���������Miss Lovatt, oil painting.  2nd���������Miss Nelson, purse.  3rd���������L. Thompson, gloves.  GIRLS'   SACK.  1st���������Mary Mclntyre, doll.  2nd���������Mablc Karr, doll.  BOYS over 11.  .-1st������������������   Hpod, Jack knife. .  2nd������������������   Crawford, suspenders.  . GIRLS over 11.  1st���������Miss Minnie Taylor, hat. ' ��������� ,   .,  YOUNG LADIES'  RACE.  1st���������Miss Nelson, belt.  2nd���������Miss Webster, bottle perfumery  PROSPECTORS'  RACE.   ,  1st--Teddy Graham, Hour.'  2nd���������H- Nash,Hour.  3rd���������Dick Pay ton, compass.  Dancing commenced when the  games were over and continued till  after nine o'clock, many leaving by  the train at 6 o'clock.  From the start Messrs. Lovatt, Todd,  Brown, Karr and others whose names  we have not got were most untiring in  their exertions to make the affair, a  success, and they have to bo congratulated on the satisfactory results.  LONDON PAPERS ON THE REPORT.  Conservative   Papers   Are   Generally   in  Favor of Dropping  the  Subject.  London, July 13,���������The Standard commenting editorially upon the commission's report says : "Nothing remains  to be said about an episode which has  destroyed so many great careers and  nearly added a chapter of singular  gloom to the history of the empire in  would discount anything of the kind  that has been known in British Columbia for years.  "I visited a number of the properties  in the immediate vicinity, all of which  were working with a vigor that looked  so much like business that I felt like  getting enthusiastic, 1 assure you. I  have seen nothing in the province that  looked so promising. Aside from what  I saw I was assured that within an air  line radius of five miles of the camp,  some 30 or 40 mines were being worked  which were shipping ore, on which  excellent returns were being made.  1 "One of the most satisfactory things  I observed was the fact that there appeared to be none���������or a least very little  ���������of the wild-catting going on that is  so noticeable in other camps. Every  property seems to be worked on its  merits, and while I heard little said  about dividends, it is quite apparent-  profits arc being made by a large per  cent of the mines, which are being  turned into improvements and devoted  to further development. Altogether I  was deeply impressed with the camp  and believe it has a great future.  "The Noble Five shut down while I  was in Sandon, owing to an accident to  the cable tram, A break occurred in  ths main grip wheel and it was thought  advisable to close down uutil the new  wheel arrives, which is on the way-  Operations will undoubtedly be resumed again in a very few days.  "By the way, I heard while in Sandon that the Payne properties had.been  stocked, but '[.did not hear any of the  particulars of the incorporation.  'T visited all the other towns in the  Trail, Ainsworth and Slocan districts,  but nowhere saw anything like the  activity that Sandon is enjoying. Nelson is going ahead more than any of  the other places by reason of its . being  somewhat a .distributing point. Its  advantages in this respect will naturally be considerably augmented' by the  building of the Crow's Nest pass railroad, aud it is the. firm conviction of  the Nelson citizens tliat the. city is to  be tho big ono ol the Kootenay  countrj .  "Rossland and Kaslo appear to be  undergoing a retrograde movement, for  although there is much building going  on in both places the new buildings do  not seem to get tenants rapidly, and  there arc complaints of dull times  heard on every hand. , Rossland people  do not seem to loose faith in their  town, however, but continue to pordict  great things for the near future.  "The entire country in all the districts 1 visited is ' literally swarming  witii prospectors���������I do not think I ever  saw so many���������and many of them report important discoveries. If many  new properties of value are not opened  dunng the season it will be for the  lack energy on the part of the men  who blaze the trails.  ������17,500 was paid for companies' licenses,  under the new act.  The Naoma has recently   encountered a good body of ore on the claim and  work is being pushed   ahead  rapidly.  This property bids fair   to   become  a  shipper before the snow flies.  The Payne wagon, road has ceen extended to the C.P.R.,about a mile below  town and is doing a little shipping by  this route. The bulk of its shipments  however, still go ove the K. & S. Ry.  The purchasers of the Howard Fraction have paid ������p their second call of  $5,000, which shows they have confidence in the property. Its last shipment went, 125 oz. silver and $19 in  gold.   This nets $94 per ton.  The Two Friends mine recently  thrown up by the Two Friends com-  panv is now being worked by the original owners, who have recently uncovered a large body of fine ore, and  the property is now looked upon as  very promising.  The London & Vancouver Financial  & Development Co. will shortly commence work on the Black Bear and  Silver Queen, two claims about two  miles from Ferguson0on the Great,  Northern lead, *-hich they have recently bonded. Contracts have been let  for a 60 foot crosscut on the Black Bear,  and a 100 foot tunnel on the silver  Queen.  Another fine body of clean high  grade galena has been opened by the  American Boyi- They now have, two  ���������y/ell defined bodies. of clean shipping  ore on this property and regular shipments will go forward from this day  on. This property has passed the  prospective stage and is how ranked  among the valuable mines of this district. '���������'���������'-.:.���������''  The Selkirk Mining & Milling company are still working a force of five  men and are in with their tunnel a distance of 225 feet, expecting to reach  their ledge some time in August, from  the showing in the shaft which is down  fifty feet on-the ledge, there is no  doubt but that the Selkirk will be numbered'among the big shippers of Sandon during the coming fall and winter. ���������  Mr. E. Wallace, resident, agent, has  completed the purchase of the Ajax  mine for the Ontario Gold Fields Mining and Development company, near  the Noble Five. Tliis mine has shipped for the past year, and it is the intention of the new company to put on  a larger force of men and push work  lively. T ic last shipment of the mine .  ran over $100 to the ton net after all  expenses. Mr. Wallace says the cost  of mining considered this is the most  profitable part of the province for mining operations. His company are  turning tl icir attention, though they  have large interests at Rat Portage.  m  - TT* ' 1 I   ������������������ ���������,������������������������>���������������������������.������   "������������������������:������ *������������������������������������������������������������   J.'fflP"! !'*.'PT'<f,rT"' ���������TfPl"y"w'V'F"l,T,'lfT? *w.i^ V'Tf '^ I "���������?���������"-*��������� ���������       "W^ Trl "T"pw 7*^������J ** ��������� ^���������i1"1 "'..���������������i������l.������ ���������������������!��������������� u up .-lr  ������������������>��������� i'b^w l,"Bja*-",-'n p*** "T1 ititWT17 ���������        fl'-"- J ���������' I    -'������������������' tl I   "���������    ������������������!������������������������. ^ 'M'TT'I".!. |.|>"-.������������������!.���������-' ���������.������������������������.���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������."������������������-������vi-"rr In    ,,i.i'    *v* ff ���������* ������������������" m������ji ���������������������������,>��������� ������������������������������������,->���������������������������.���������������������������������������������������. wi, ��������� ���������       -���������������������������t..-  ..   ������   ....    ,  r ii i%/-. . .-i-i.- ������������������'���������'-.   .-   '.y-. ������������������'.-   ���������������������������������'i.*-" ..���������'_'J1   ���������  '���������..', *>.- ���������.���������.'-- ���������; ..j ^'. ������..      -r;,fl /   ������V-;-i'������ -."'������������������ ���������-.i.-'" /...^ ���������'..���������..���������'.- \r'..-...--��������� ;  -i ,--.���������' i-, f **>���������.. -..|i-. ������������������', ^, .'; .:   -.-...   ., V .;..: ^-.?������,-������������������.    - <-.,V3...l"- -*    '..������������������������������������*���������:-,.     -'.-.'*     **.,-.,,���������:������.   ���������.-;-   ���������. ��������� - ���������    ,".."..':��������� **- ������-.<* :*���������'.'���������.-,..  -V.5  L y -* -1 *3  tu (���������-���������  f '*?-  I *���������'���������>���������  r*V  ���������*k ���������* -'  *(., i.  i- -r.   ,-lv*k=i  y <#1(..je^-'-..,'  '.���������..'���������f.A'A.f. ��������� 9.  The Mining Review  ;   ; SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA,'  SATURDAY.;..... :.'.;":.:.'JULY 17, 1S97.  SunscRiPTioN $2:00 Per Year'-'      .;' ���������  ''.&'. ���������-.'-'���������.': Strictly in Advanok.  ;::    COMPLAINING   STILL. ,'���������'  j.       Anent the claim jumping at   Grand  '������������������'.������������������' Forks, there is in some'quarters, much  ���������...'���������; comment, on the. merits' and demerits of  '���������   the late mining act,that forces an ad-  ��������� : ditionaltaxdf one hundred dollars .on  '/,    miners. .,   Like every'y thing, else., the  : ;;friends 'and opponents of the measure'.  go ,too far 'with their criticism.      On  .theone hand, '.it is contended that the  ,.: '$100,tax. will cripple -mining,, just as  , as if that much ''.'.money, would prevent  a'good find from being registered, and  '.:���������., on the other hand'the-friends -of-', the  "i', measure, say   it:- will   preventunprincipled men'.from .wild-catting,.' as. il a  '���������:, taxjof  $ioo  would   accomplish   :uiy  ���������'.   such :purpose.;     Further again,' 'it, is  ���������"difficult to see, how .those, who aliowed  ' ' their-claims to lapse "'on the   ist   insl,'  .;   and had them jumped,  are entitled, to  /lasting sympathy. ,.Whether the law, is  good or, bad, has but little   to do with  the question].  .It has ...been.' oh-the stat--  tite' books  for several months,.and  all  "������������������-.claim holders knew it'. Then why not  ���������   'obse. ve it on;the 30th of June, as, well  ���������as on the 2nd of July ?    If the'.law is  ' - a bad-one,   endeavor  the .first  oppor-  ...tunnity to have/it repealed ;  defiance.  ���������-.,..of .any law, while-in force, is the most  blamable-of all policies.;:.-''-'-.  ���������'It appears."to us a, better measure to  stop wild catting  would be the inspec-  .'j'tion of. all  mining, properties, by:.coni-':  ���������'   petent officials, at stated intervals, .who  ;'   would furnish reports,  and advertising  sales   in. excess of. these reports . m de.  ."7''punishable.:;���������. If die  findings  of these  : . inspectors were recorded from time to  itime.   the public . would   have double  protection, for oyer and above the ;re-.  .'  ports of the.miners intending purchas-.  . ers  could get. the records' 'for  them-  always be the watchword of , governments in Canada' for the .welfare of  the people. ' '      /',  '[������������������ '''.'  The.-'.Vancouver World is a ..Liberal  paper supporting, tlie   Liberal government and  Mr: Bostock,; and   here  ;is  wiiat..|t' lias to say about  the defective  mail service of the Kootenay country:  ���������-"Several,   we  observe,- are 'making  complaints .against P.   O. .���������'Inspector.  Fletcher 611 account of lack of a more  frequent 'mail service , to  remote'sections, of the province.'-    Those 'making  these'.complaiuts should bear in mind  the fact that   Mr. Fletclier'' is b'iit an  Official  of the .Government,..' and   that  however desirous  he may be of meeting the wishes of'those who'-memorialize; hi in as to'mail facilities, and  how--  ever strong his recommendations may  be. to    the . Postmaster-General,    that  minister has' to be guided-���������'���������largely by  the views of the   representative of the  district  and   the re Venue likely  to be  derived ��������� by. the ' Department: from' tlie  changes .proposed."���������According ... to  this the failure,,,to,receive Ifetter, mail  service  here must  be thrown "on   the  shou'ders of Mr. Bostock.     We make,  no comment ourselves,',but,place <the,  matter where the.Liberal paper leaves  it..--..'..      '���������'���������     '������������������ '''.:'"    ' -. -      :-  '..'-Brother Lowrysays the, news of The  Mining Review is old fossilized matter, that it is falsehood and ��������� that .we  steal it from him. Further description  of: his opinion of his own sheet is unnecessary. .It would-be a charity" if  someone would send him a bottle of  Castoria 'for children teething. He  needs,it badly, and -"won't, be happy,  till he gets it.";'-";'.;'���������;.-:-���������''���������''���������"''.;:'   ���������;.',"������������������;;  ���������-.-' 'Amor.de Cosmos,', a, 'central 'figure  in the politics of this': province some  30 years ago, is dead at the^age of 72.  In bis time',. he commenced man]' of  the'pafliameritary reforms which have  since.beenxrystalized; into1 legislation;  and did much to advance the 'material  interests of the province. ,-;.  KELSON FEELS  SLIGHTED;  selves.    There is. the greatest necessity  for,shutting out  wild catting, and p'ro-'  ���������tecting-the public,    hut  sentiment for  ';  the. poor miner   and enmity  towa rds  the   unprincipled   wild, carter should  never   be allowed to..take   tlie   place  of common sense.      What is  wanted  .is-a law;; tliat will in the  best���������', possible  .way force   a    compliance"    with  .the  ., representation .of .actual facts xoncera-  .   ing  a . property, when offered on the  market.    Securing effectual, legislation  on-the matter, maybe   attended with  many difficulties,   but if'at all ' available   will eventually result  in substantial service to;-': the .country, and that is  .what   all    sensible   residents   should  seek.  ''������������������'.' As far  as-we   can see   matters" yet  the great weakness of the present local  government is'inattention  cb, public re-,  quirernents through   its -Public Works  department. .The towns'   are growing  very fast,   and   they require attention.  Our provincial   revenue   is large,   and  there is much money.'at.the disposal of  the government.'���������  There is no general  municipal   organization   in force,   so  there   are^-nq- rural   municipalities,, to  look after���������nothing' but: the needs of  cities, . towns, and   villages���������the   chief  cry. is for roads   avid bridges.    A few  competent engineers   could : in a. short  time learn  just  what  is wanted,   and,  indicate'..from' importunities' aiid "the  'necessities-of'.'places just where and'to;  what extent, apo.rtionmehts   .should be  made.     If-the ground   cannot  all be,  covered at-once, 'commencements can  at least be made-, bridging the greatest  'difficulties...'    If the work   be  carried  oh   this way   systematically   for a   few  years, the demands of the people   will  eventually be fully met.  The  Authorities'  Protest : Against   Gov-  :"       .��������� eminent ��������� Appointments.;  '���������*;."  Nelson,'July 7.���������The action of the  provincial authorities in-ighoring the  recommendation'of the city council in',  the appointment of,,a police magistrate  was'severely criticised by' that body  to-nightv and a resolution ������ .was passed  directing that a protest be forwarded.  The resolution read as follows':; '.������ .  ���������'��������� "Res"lved--That the coiincili protest  against the appointment of Edward  Albert Crease to the office of a police  niiigist'r.itc, aiid. William Alexander  ifacdo'nald to the office of member of  the police commission and member -of  the licensing;.' board,- and that "the  protest .be drafted,"sicned and sent to  Premier Turner."     '���������..';;.'��������� ' ..'".'       ���������"'������������������'���������'  Mayor Houston clRiracterised the  action as'a. direct slap at the city council and no : other city in the province  had been treated in a, similar, manner. . It all went i o' show, he said, that  the provincial government was made  up of very, smallmen. They had appointed men that the city -council'- did  hot,want. and,he did not think the people of the city of -Nelson,wanted them.  He.;thought the members of -the,, prb-;  vincial. government could be very  mean and petty.        : ''������������������������������������.  BIG   TO WENDS  , Are being earned by; -, ������������������  ;   "-dealers purchasing their  ..GRAIN MB FEED,.  'iFrpm. the.: ,'-'.':.,,,������������������"'���������     '.'.', ..'���������' ������������������"'���������;-;'  Brackman: & Kerr MILling Co.  v'.-"'.     SOUTH EDMONTON, ALTA.  '���������^U'U'M'li'Sfni'MHC.. *���������..������.. P.i'\.fU,\. (H.M.r..*  THE....  SANDON^ 13. G.  The undersigned is opening  - :'  ',', There appears to be a strong'feeling in the province against the Turner  govenment; but so- far as we' can see  with this acquaintance in the province,  all of it at least is not on a sensible  basis. Some of the opponents, no  doubt, have reason for the faith, that is  . in them, and others under covef;oT  darkness . are raising the political cry,  while; others again   are  operating   on  .   purely   personal grounds.     All this is  . very unfair,   as it is a   combination  of  ,,elements united by force of circumstances, and not for inherent attraction for one another. It may be that  a change of government would serve  the country, : if the opponents were  united on some well defined policy of  local improvements : but without it,  ^merely a change.for, change's sake, is  very rarely a safe plank to go on. : It  is a happy thing for the province that  up to the present, party lines have  never shewn their . heads, and it  will be a continued blessing if it ever  remains so. What is required here as  well as in the other'provinces, for public welfare.is an opposition with a well  . defined policy for government in all  essentials as a contrast,with the. usages  in force.'     Let there be a   clearly de-  ��������� fined line between the two, that the.  people may have a distinct conception  of both. The result of balloting will  then be a popular choice. It will be  a sad mistake if the people cast their  ballots on a conglomeration of uncertainty. If some vote against the government on personal grounds, others  on political and others on cries, that  may or may not have a foundation,  an opposition made up of such elements, placed in responsibility, will  have too many considerations to regard  to ensure safety in administration. It  maybe as some assert that the government is corrupt, inefficient and untrustworthy ; out, if so, the opposition  to it should be on governmental  grounds alone,' with a well defined  policy to substitute for that which they  are endeavoring to destroy. Issues,  and not politics or personality, should  ..' What dor our business . people  think .of, a. Board of Trade?. No  reforms . can ever be accomplished in  any place without :Some kind of an organization. Individual efiort is highly  commendable, but union is strength.  A Board of Trade could do much  towards incorporation, and drafting  the.charter on lines best suited to-the  requirements of the place ; and even  after incorporation, it should, be: the  source through which tlie council  would draw much of its inspiration.  Persons from all callings, are eligible  for membership, so that if an , organization was completed an expression  from it would be one from all classes  of the people, and, therefore, a guidance for the council. We would like  to. hear from the public pii the matter.  GoyerrimeBt Will Put it in Effect on  ���������     Crow's Nest Liue./ :���������  American Tlap,   ������3.50 per day.  European'  Flan,   ������2,00 per day.  '���������'���������'��������� --/- '^,'-';-���������-.'-'"   .' T  ���������'-"^r-.v'-. .���������-;���������!'���������-'  'X .,   Stiuctly, First-ci,ass. .. ; ���������  -������������������-���������\MRSr- i.-';'Jf:;vSMITBr. PVop'.^-'"'';,:  i'\,ivi.������vi.ri  '���������uM.ri.r^.fk.M.i'k.M.riiM.run.rk*  Even the present government at Ottawa, that in opposition ��������� made such  charges of fa\'oriiism against the government in. power, in responsibility are  not taking many lessons froni the'mistakes of the. past The" other day in  the House a minister smuggled through  an item of $5,000 to build 'a'government post office in a town in his constituency with.less than 2,500 inhabi-,  tants. In this country places of equal  population cannot get three serviceable mails in the week or enough help  in the offices to assort the mails when  they do come in less than four or five  hours. If there is anything more indefensible than another in the public  acts of a minister, it is in using his  leverage with his party to build up his  own selfish interests. - '  ��������� -, Premier Greenway ran the province  of. Manitoba into two and a half millions of debt to secure railway competition through the"''' N. P. R. for the  province. Pie now proposes to spend  a couple of millions more for the wiping out of the second monopoly his  first debt established:1 If he keeps on  he will have nothing left in the country  but a multi-million debts and seven or  eight redoubled monopolies.  Mr. W. A. Macdonald, now of  Nelson, succeeded in his trip to Victoria, the other day, to get himself appointed on the license board of that  town, and some of the local papers  say the people of the town do not  want him there. W. A. was always a  little officious, and he-appears to have  left none of his ambition behind him  on coming here,  ,To   Protect   Canadians--C.  P.  R.'��������� Man-  .  agement: Has' Also Pledged Itself  ���������;'���������   to Give Canadians tne:1.".  Preference."' .-,  Ottawa, Ont., July '12,���������The Dominion government has adopted an entirely  new line, so as to protect the Canadian  laborer and give him the benefit of the  homo market���������something ..which the  late administration never attempted.  In fact an entirely different policy was  pursued, with the result that American  contractors and sub-contractors came  into Canada, pocketed inonev for the  contracts and left their Canadian laborers, who did the work,: without any  pay.; Parliament had to be appealed  to in some cases and legislation was  passed against the railways to provide  for the wages of workrnen who were so  defrauded. The case of the Toronto,  Hamilton & Buffalo railway is a recent  example, but there are numerous in-;  stances'in..Manitoba and the Northwest  where workmen haze been shamefully'  treated and never had an opportunity  of redress. -    ,.'.:���������'���������'���������     ,-.-'"  In the first place the government has  decided to put the AlienLabor law in  force in Manitoba, the Northwest and  British Columbia, so as to protect ��������� the  Canadian workmen on the Crow's Nest  pass railway. The act can be put in  operation' by the "-minister' of justice  appointing agents to: administer . the  act. Agents, therefore, will be appointed at Winnipeg, Lethbridge ard  Rossland and probably at other points  in the west without delay, so as to set  the machinery of the Alien Labor law  in operation. This course is not only  contemplated in connection with the  Crow's Nest Pass railway, but some  protection will no doubt be taken,  wherever it is found necessary, in the  interest of Canadian workmen in other  provinces and at other points in the  Dominion.  ��������� In addition to the protection afforded  by the .Alien Labor law, it is understood that the Dominion government  has also an understanding with .the  C. P. 11. to give preference to Canad"  ians in all cases. M. J. Haney manager of construction, has . already  intimated his intention of only employing Canadian labor, and H;inrjy,  who has entire control of the work,  may be relied upon to put his intentions into execution.  As if all these means were not sufficient to ensure the full benefits of the  construction of the road going to Canadians, the minister of customs has  issued an order to all collectors of  customs instructing them ;;to collect  full customs dues from all parties who  may bring into the country with thnm  goods for working on railways. Heretofore this class of goods was admitted  under the clause which made settlers'  ���������rfie'ets Ire?. Now this ; will not apply  to persons who may come from th  United States to work on railways.,  ���������':' , A full line of :.���������'"���������        .-,.-.'���������. '-,'.'; ..  <i\:i Ladies' Underwear'���������  ��������� ��������� The Newest-Bloiises  Just in, also Ladies'  and "Child-  /reii's Sailors at the lowest prices.  ':MisS':;:E.,::^riLSON;;  )���������', -     ���������'���������!:'��������� ��������������������������� -' ,"' -::;-.   . - ���������' ,--:   '������������������'.��������� ": ...-   '    <"- --' . .'  ���������'Cody- Avenue.;  In the new store opposite the  p'ostoffice.' He hrts every thing  that .public'  needs   call   for 'or .,.' !  fancy suggests.;.;.;;���������".:;:/���������'������������������'':.';>{.'������������������'.������ '������������������������������������������������������!,���������?.  ;(.->'--...'..   ������������������':'' ���������-':-.'- .'.''���������-:.   ���������--..:. ":":'���������'���������;..-���������,:��������������������������� - ,!'":\'':' ������������������')  Tn Clothing, Gents' Furnishings;  ,;    ,'.   Hats, Boo tit and Shoes, priceaas  ''V:;:',;':low;as. the lowest. :y;-^; :r;:r;��������� :.;::;;-  We'solicit a visit from all,: who * -,   :!  desire to see';the;,;--/-.;^-'.;:;-;';V-:;-.'W-;':.;;':!'-:  is headquaxtexs iii^tlie Sl'ocaa^^^^ y  CGimtiy for tHe jfoHowi%: gpp<is:  in our lines=  111 ftoii Like  A Well-finislind Pipe, the best sample  of Tobacco,,Cigars and Cigarettes prd-  curablc-T,and.;JA.COB. KELSEN has  them.'..; lie has also the latest-arrival of  Fruits, andBilliard Tables for recreation.   Give him a call.  ;..;������?.,.  ���������^y.  v.*  m  :::^:''S::\  JYbvels  enciiiiess wmm  E. S.T0PPING  -.:;;���������:'-I.TK^!L;vB.^v,...:;..  Has mines and mining' stocks/for  .sale; will try to protect investors.  LOTS POP-SALE IN  ?'  TRAIL AND DEER PARK. -  Will examine and report on mines.  Twenty-eight years' experience in  mining.   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THE MINING REVIEW  >���������%  TRAGEDY IN YAHCOUYER,  Jealousy Was tiie  Cause  for   the   Deed.,  Vancouver Tuly 12.���������A double tragedy of the most sensational naaire has  just taken place on one of the principal  streets in the city. W. J. Immell shot  and killed his swpetheari,Kitty Askew,  at the corner of Pender and Richard  streets and then shot hi.vis elf. Bo'h  had resided in Vancouver for some  time, though Imrnell went down to  Seattle a short time ago and worked  .there some months. The couple 'had  been engaged for some lime, but had  frequent rows, Immell being,, jealous  of her, and if reports are true his suspicions of the girl were' not entirely  unfounded.  The girl, who worked as waitress in  the Boulder restaurant, got home about  9 o'clock'and found Immell there a-  waiting her arrival. Just as she entered the house she discovered that she  had lost a dollar bill and commenced  a search for "it. 'Immelf nskul her  what she was looking for and she, annoyed at the loss of the money .answered sharply that it was none of his  business what she was looking-for. She  then went, down stairs to look on the  street for the bill. Mrs. Casher, with  whom she boarded, followed with a  lamjv.  v Immell stayed behind a moment and  then hurried out of the house, pushing  past Mrs. Casher. What just immediately preceded the tragedy is not  known, though some people state they  rlitard the couple quarrelling. ��������� They  had only reached the corner, a "half  block from the house, wlien the people  were startled by the report of the pistol  shot, followed by a woman's scream.  Two more shots followed in rapid succession, and the persons who had liur-  rifd to the spot saw a woman stagger  a few steps and th n drop, and a man  lying stretched out on the sidewalk.  Immell had taken a good aim and  death in both cases was instantaneous,  the woman   being   shot   through   the  \^^'<f-a^  U-  breast and the man through the head.  Mrs. Casher states that Kittie had told  her Immell always carried a revolver,  .and she had warned her to bo "ci'refill  or h" would shoot her a-= he was very  Lusty and madly jealous.  Kitty Askew'was about 18 years of  age and was a tall, blonde woman, and  Lad it not been for smallpox marks on  Lor face would be pretty. rihe has  Jived here for ten years, her stepfather  being,Hugh Condron. Immell was  si bout 28 years old and a blacksmith  by trade. lie was a steady, industrious  fellow, his quick temper and jealous  nature being about his only fault. An  inquest will be held to-morrow.'  CYCLONE IH  MINNESOTA.  Fourteen People Are Known to be Killed  3.ntf the Property Loss Will Foot  up $1,000,000.  r,  Duluth, Minn., July S.���������Fourteen  people are now known to have been  killed in the cyclone and cloudburst in  this section of Minnesota on Tuesday  and Wednesday. The storm was general, and it is impossible to estimate  tho amount of damage. The cyclone,  which centered near Glenwo id, was  the worst that ever struck the state.  The telegraph lines are down for 75  miles on each side of Glenwood, and  particulars are hard to get. The dead  At Glenwood,' so far as known, number  fi-o, and two "persons were probably  fatally injured. The trainmen s.iy a  number of houses were blown from  their foundations by the storm and undoubtedly more lives are lost.  Railroad traffic is paralyzed because  .of the heavy fall'of rain. ADiuy trains  ,Tan-iuto washouts before they had any  /intimation'of danger. A bad wreck  . on the Great Northern railway is rc-  : ported about eight miles west of St.  I Cloud, freight cars being ditcked. Oiie  -<nan was' killed and one seriously in-  ijured.  Hector Minn., was under water  about a foot, aiid damage to the amount  of $50,000 has been done there.  Straight river at Fairhault rose 20  feet last night and to-duy is now within two feet of the danger line and is  still rising. A number of railroad and  wagon bridges have gone out. A  freight train on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road was wrecked near  jFairbault and two of the crew were  killed. :''���������'��������� '  ;'.-���������'���������-,.  Crops have been,damaged and a large  : amount of live stock killed. Reports  of washouts- floods and cyclones are  ���������being received almost hourly. Every  railroad in the state has had; some  damage. The total damage will prob  ably exceed S1,000,000.,  CHAPTER X.  "Kate," cried my lover Impatiently,  "there are limits to huiman endurance !"  "Very  small  limits  they  are!"  I retorted.  "You,  Ulric,  are the most impatient  or   men."  The dark  handsome face smiled.  "You   do   not   mean   it,   Kate.     If. 1  thought   you   did���������"  "You shall not kiss me again, Ulric;  I- have made up my mind. Yesterday,  I am sure,  the gardener saw you."  "He may see me' ay-ain to-day, if  he likes!" laughed CJlric. "If a man  may not kiss the girl whom he is going to marry, pray tell me whom he  Is to kiss ?"  That was a problem I was unable  at the moment to solve.  "Strange that we should both be  thinking of the same thing ! I was  just about to- tell you that human endurance has its limits,'and that I shall  not bear this kind of thing much  longer." ' .  I knew very well tliat "this kind of  thing" meant silence as to our engagement, but 1 was so unwilling to  speak of it.  It was a glorious morning at the end  of June. My lover���������heaven bless his  handsome head and dark beautiful face  ���������had come out to smoke a cigar under  the chestnut trees. As a master of  ci urse, T'must go with him. Sir Rudolph had ridden o-ver to Ulladale;  U'ric had eclin-ed to accompany him.  "We will have a little picinicof our  own Kate," he ..said: "I- will have a  cigar or two, you shall have somt>  fruit, and we will improve the shining hours." ���������  It was absurd to resist, to make excuses���������which I did hypocritically  enough���������for nothing on earth was so  delightful to me as to be with him.  "You forge-t," I said, "that I am  Lady  Culmore's  companion."  "I know  that    you    are    my    companion," he said; "and I shall not give  -you up either to Lady Culmore or to  any  one  else."  He arranged a most comfortable  seat for me, and placed somo fruit  where I could easily reach it���������rich ripe  strawberries and purple grapes.  "Now, you have nothing to do but  to sit still, Kate, look charming, and  let me admire you. Do you know that  you lookUike/ithe- morning i'tseif ? Your  eyes are so bright, and you have the  daintiest colors. Your hair���������what  dark hair it is, Kate"!���������all lies in rings  and waves. Altogether, I am more m  l<.ve than ever with my rulurp wife!"  He knelt by my side, kissed my  hands, kissed my lips, called mp by  every endearing name. I wondered for  a moment whether lie, would-always  love me in this fashion, or wln.l*er  coldness 'or estrangement would come  to us as it had come to Sir Rudolph  and Lady Culmore.  "You are thinking of something disagreeable, Kate; 1 know it by the expression  of  your  face." -  I  sighed.  "I will not have you sigh, dearest,'.'  said my lover. "Sighs must not pass  suc-h lips as yours���������lips' made for  smiles and kisses." ,  "Ah, sweet sunny hours, sweeter  than words can tell, how quickly they  passed, and how blissful they were !  "I am saying, Kate," continued Ulric, " that I have come to tlie end of  my endurance. To love you as I do,  yet not to be at liberty to give full  expression to that love, is torture. Last  night, when you were singing, you  looked   so   captivating     that   I    could  zmffi  I     "Nothing   in   the  world,"   I  replied.  I ."No one  could know less."  I     "Has the coldness existed ever since  you have been here ?"  "Yes; and it is that which makes  me dislike to speak of my "own happy  love."   ���������  "I have'said nothing about it," continued Uh-ic; "but I was never, so  shocked, so startled, so distressed in  my life. The first night I spent here  I thought the coldness was only a  passing t one���������and even that horrified  me; but, when I saw that It was always the same, that nothing changed or softe-ned it, I was bewildered.  Do you know, Kate, that they were  once the most devoted-of lovers, that  Rudolph was mad about her, and that  she, so beautiful and graceful, was  sought after everywhere ? She rejected some of the best offers in England  to marry  Rudolph."  "And now he is tired of her ?" I  asked.  "No, that ia not It. I have watched  them closely���������for I would do anything  to bring about a different state of  things���������and have come to the conclusion that there is a secret between  them, and that it concerns Nest"  "Of what nature , is the secret, do  you  think,  Ulric ?" I asked.  "I read fear and shrinking In her  face," replied my lover. "Evidently  she has done something which has  made her afraid of him. What it can  be is a mystery to me. She is so  gentle, so loving, I can not imagine  that she would do anything wrong. I  am sure it is a strong reason on his  part that causes him to treat her in  this fashion."  "I pity her the most," I said. "She  loves _hlm so dearly; her whole life  seems-Ib be a passion of love and pain."  "And I," said Ulric, slowly, "pity  him the-most; I see in his face such an  expression of torture. I know that  he loved her so entirely that his heart  must have been broken before matters  cfcme to this pass."  I told, him how I had found her by  the lakeside; her faoe buried in the  grass, crying to Heaven for pardon  ���������that it had been all for love of him.  My lover was silent for some time  after that.  "1 seems a dishonorable thing," I  said, "to try to discover a secret that  is evidently kept from one; but, if anything could be done to bring them  together, or even to re-establish ordinary kindness and civility between  them, it would be a good deed."  Still,  my  lover,   always so quick'of  speech was  silent.   . Q  "Kate,"  he said, after a time, "are  you   sure   that   Lady    Culmore   - used  those   words���������'all   for   Mm' ?"  "Not once, but a hundred times,'' I  replied. And then I saw that his face  had grown pale.  " 'All for him,* " he repeated. "That  would imply that she admitted having  done something -wrong, but that it  was for his sake.".  "That is what I have always  thought, Ulric���������that she did some  wrong  to  him."  "What could she have done ?" he  continued, "She loves him too entirely  to have given a ' thought to ��������� any one  else.','  . ".No, she has never betrayed him  even by a thought," I^said. And I saw  I the dark face-grow paler.  I "Kate," asked my lover, solemnly,  ! "have you ever tried to imagine what  ! Lady Culmore could possibly have  done ?"  "Never. She is truthful, or I might  think that she had lied In some shameful way."  "But what could she have lied  about ?" asked Ulric "There was no  mystery about their love or marriage;  From that hour Ulric Culmiarp was  a changed man. The blignt the  shadow that lay over .the, other: haxl  spread now to him. He was blent,  abstracted, and gloomy. At times he  seemed to try hard to become his old  gcndal self -again, but the attempt al-  vays failed.  What was the mytteiy that hung  over Ullamere, that seemed to blight  eveiy one it touched ? Something  abi,ut a little child; yet Lady������<ii'ilirior<-  had had no children, no little bi others  and sisters. What could it be '.' It  seemed   useless  thinking.  The change in my lover grieved me  exceedingly. It was not that he loved  me less���������I could see that���������but that his  nv'nd was so preoccupied. Ho ha/1  Leen anxious that our engagement  should be made public; now he ns-ver  spoke of it. He ha'd^ been anxious  that we should be married In the  autumn; now he never mentioned  marriage. Yet I'felt quite sure in my  heart that it was not for want of love,  nor  llpcau.se   he'loved   me   less.  One morning���������it was in the beginning of Jul}', and the tiger-lilies were-  all in bioom���������he was standing in the  porch, looking round him with certainly the saddest expression 1 had'  ever seen on his face. I went up to  him and clasped both my hands imind  his   arm.  "You look so unhappy, TTlric," I  f.aid. "You have never besn yourself  since the day of our picnic. What can  I  do   to  win   back  the   smiles ?"  "Boar with me, my darling," he  spid. "until I have made , up my  mind what to do. Kate," he. f.ddcd  suddenly,  "you are one of the noblest  lit   JtliUUM'lI   .LAID.  UOi'jI  11LS   HANDS ON  ULKIU'lS sIIOUXDiSUS AJS'D LOOKED  INTO 111S FACil.  I WE.NT UP TO I1I.M AND CLASl'Kll IiOTll Al I  HANDS KOUND HIS ARM.  ���������/  v Manitoba School Question  SETTLED  ..Toronto, Ont., July S��������� The World  *ays;. "A.peculiar circumstance in connection with the ehjoiner of the. papal  ablegate is the fant that it was not an  .issue when he first landed in the country. The question was as much sub  jfidicfl then as it is today. The only reasonable explanation for the ablegate's  enjoiner to Langevin is that ,hi������, himself, has now arrived at the decision,  whereas he had not done so when he  .first eime.- He has decided thequest-  ibn settled irrevocably. Tho'temporary  injunction to be issued ie but the preparation for a permanent, injunction  that will issue so soon as the pope h;is<  . prepared his formal judment. But tie  people of Canada settled the. question  /prever on June 23, 1896."  "j. WAS SAYING, KATE," CONl'INUluD ULRIC,  "THAT  I   HAVE COME   TO THE END  OP MY ENDUKANGE "  hardly refrain from taking you in my  arms and kissing you."  "It was well you did not," Is-.ild, wondering what Lady Culmore would have  thought.  '!You said, dearest, you wished me  to keep silence about our engagement  for,a short time, because you wanted  to grow accustomed to it. -Are you accustomed to it yet?"  ' I raised my happy eyes to his face,  and told him that the wonder of it was  so great that, if 1 lived for a century,  it would still be a source of supreme  astonishment to me:  "Evidently,  then,  it is  quite  useless  waiting   any .'.longer.   Let   me   tell, my  brother   his   evening.,   My   darling,   I  .want  to 'marry, you , in   the  autumn.  Are those'-tears in your eyes,; Kate?"  "Yes, tears of'Joy," I replied. "I am  so happy, 'Ulric���������no girl in the wide'  world was ever happier; but I ;��������� can not  forget the. misery that surrounds us,  If I could see Lady Culmore less miserable, Sir Rudolph more like you, I  should not care, v I know how "it will  be when we tell her; she will cry, or  say. some of those terrible things that  one can not bear to hear,'and Sir'Rudolph will be colder' than even 1'but  litre'hi the sunlight, where the- wafers  shine, tlie roses bloom,' and- the whale  vvprid is lovely, it is easy to be happy  an4 to    talk    of - love;    but    in  that  61-fcdowed liDU.se, by that sb .flowed  hearth, where husband and wlf.? speak  of pur. love there, a shadow wl]f fall  over it."  BJp; face grew grave, the laughter  died  from  his  eyes.  "I understand," he said, in a low  voice, "and I sympathize sincerely.  J������ate," he continued after .a'time, "I  have never liked to speak to you about  the matter, but what can possibly  hiive parted these two'j? Do you know  anything about it 1"  and the lie must have been a shameful one which could part them."  j     "Candidly,  Ulric,  I    have  seen    no  j fault  in  Lady  Culmore  except a  too  | great   love   for  her  husband.   To  me  i her character  seems perfect  in every  j other respect.   I believe she loves him  i most   devotedly.      I  thing she  woula  ! do   anything  in   the wide  world    for  1 him.    I  can   Imagine' that  she  might  even mistake wrong for right for hia  sake.    Nay, Ulric, I can go further; I  believe that she loves him so entirely  that she .would do wrong for his sake  and think  it night.    Love for him Is  the master-passion of her- nature."  . Ulric looked terribly distressed.  "Why," I cried, "the shadow la  tpreading to you. You look miserable.  What  is   It ?"  "A   horrible    Idea,"    he   replied���������"a  false  one,  I could swear,  but so unutterably  horrible   that  it  has  made  me  ill."  He looked 111.  "Tell  me who*  ll is ?"  I requested.  "I  can  not,  Kate.  To  save  my life  I would  not  put  into words the  idea  that has crossed my mind."  Not only had his face, grown white,  but his hands trembled. I did not  like to ask him any further questions.  He  stamped   his foot impatiently.  "How foolish I am, Kate," he cried,  "frightening myself.with a scare-crow!  I must have a terribly depraved mind  for sucli an idea, to cross It.' That Is '  the worst of my profession; we are  always diving into motives. Kate, this  has spoiled our. picnic.    Let us forget  It."    .     ".  He spofee lightly;, but-it was'in-vain;  he could not forget. I saw him shudder  again and again. He; rose from' his  seat, and paced up and down by the  lakeside, .his; arms folded, his head  bent, Intense misery on his face. Tru'-'  ly our picnic was spoiled. I went to  him at last, and laid my head upon  his arm.  "Forigve .me, my darling," he "said.  "I have a fit of the horrors. I am  ashamed of myself. Tell, me One thing  rr.ore. Justice is ,1ustice.- Tell me, In  all her; raving and ' her ' prayers, has  Lady Culmore '��������� ever said anything  about   a   little   child ?"������������������'  "Why," I cried In wonder, "that is'.'  the very  thing she is afraid of!"  I told him, of the scenes which had  occurred. He . stood like one transfixed. .-������������������.���������'������������������  "Great Heaven," he said at last, "1  believe! am right ! I believe with my  whole heart and soul that I am right.  Kiate, it is all over with our picnic  Come back to the house."  and least mercenary of women. Has  it occurred to you, that if my brother  dies without children, the estate and  title come to me ?"  "No, t have not thought of it."  "It is so," he said sadly. ' "If no soi.  be born to Rudolph, 'I shall be Sir  Ulric  Culmore."  lie looked so grave, and he spo:cu  so sadly, that I could not help say-  ins?���������  "You do not look very happy about  it,  Ulric."  "1 am not," 'he replied. "I���������I fear  there has been a g-reat wrong done.  If���������oh, l-Isaven, ho\i can I even say  the words.?���������if what 1 dread be tru'\  I will take' neither citle nor estate. I  would rather go out to the backwoods  and make a fortune there."  "Shall you never tell me what it ls,  Ulric ?" -I asked.  -"It would serve no purpose, Kate,  and would only imbitter your life," ho  replied. "You say rightly that I have  not been the same man since the  thought came to me, and It would be  as   bad   for  you."  "Are you always going to be miserable, gloomy and sad, Ulric ?" I asked.  ' Not always, darling, I hope," he  answered,   with  a  sigh.  "When "shall you be your own self,  Ulric ? I love the old self the best.  You were so bright, ao happy ynrt  blithe. When will the Ulric I love  come   back  again ?"  "When this terrible doubt is settled,"  he replied.  "And when will that be' be ?" I asked.  He stood silent for some minute?,  and then answered :  "When I find courage to speak to  my   brother."  "When shall you find courage ?" I  pursued after a  fimo.  "I do not know, Kate; honestly  speaking, I do not know. If I a:������i  correct in my terrible suspicion, then  there is very little happiness foi us  in this world. If I am not correct, my  brother will be so bitterly angry with  me for the suspicion that he will never  forgive me|. 1 must watch for my  opportunity,   Kate."  Later on that same day Sir Rudolph  called him into the library, and s:,o---  ed hilm the plans for some alteration*  at Brooke Hall. He related to me all  that passed between them.  "Uric, come and look at these plans--,"  said Sir Rudolph. "They came this  morning from Millsom, in lxmrton.  What do you think of them ?"  The brothers bent over the papers.  Tl eir opinions did not quite agree; Sir  Rudolph liked one set, Ulric the other.  "I shall choose these." said Sir Rudolph, pointing to the sr-t that Ulric  preferred.  "No," laughed Ulric; "Brooke Hall  belongs to you. Rudolph, let the alterations be in accordance with your  taste,  not with mine."  "True, Brooke Hall is mine, but I  shall nevpr live there. It will never  be home to me any more. I hate tho  place, and I intend never to enter it  asaim"   ... .  "Hate, Brooke   Hall !"    cried    Ulric.  "Why, I  thought you  liked it ?".���������:,  "1 did  a short time since;  I  do no!  new."  "How has the place displeased you,  Rudolph .?".'..'.-������������������  Sir  Rudolph's   face   darkened.  "That does not matter, Ulric," he  said. "I- do not care about being  questioned. ' In the natural course of  things the Hall must come to you  when  I  die."        .... -i,  "Nonsense ! You- will have sons and  daughters ������������������ of your. own, Rudolph. I>  have ho . wish to succeed you. ' Mv  career is marked out for, me, ansd T  hope   to  make  myself famous."  Sir... Rudolph laid both hat ds on  Ulric's shoulders, and looked .nto his  face. ...''���������-  "We have loved each other truly,  have  we  not,   Ulric ?"  "Yes, and'shall always do so," replied Ulric.  "Then take my word for it, brother,  that no son or daughter of mine, will  ever succeed me. You will be Sir  .Ulric Culmore of Brooke: and I pray  from each other," said Ulric, earnestly.  "When you were a gay, careless, young  lieutpnant, and I a struggling barrister, we knew each other's thoughts,  Ru. I knew of your love for Nes>t, and  you l:;.ew how I was looking for an  ideal ihat I have since found. We  had nut a secret from each other. We  stood true brothers, heart to heart,  face to face, no shadow between us,  loving, loyal ana true. :Tnw. Ru., te'l  me wli.it .'���������lands  bulwi en   us."  "A ';<������ )��������� L," a- hwered Sir Rudolph.  "I know it," answered Ulric. "Whose  secret  is  It ?"  "If it were mine," replied Sir Rudolph, "you would have been made  acquainted with it long ago. It concerns another, and  1  hold  it."  "Cai. you not intrust it to me ?"  aski-i   V'ri".  '.'I would, but the other who shares  It will not. Better far not to know  it. It has {.lighted my life; it might  blight  yours."  "Perhaps," said Ulric, "I might help  you."   ' -  "Impossible. There is no help. There  is nothing bu*, patient endurance until  life ejdfi; and the greatest mercy I can  ask f.om Heaven is that mine may  end  poon."  "As we are talking,, Ru, more in tho  old fashion than the new, let me ask  you one thing. What has gone wrong  between you and Nest ?"  Sir Rudolph's face paled, and his lip  quivered.       <s  "I can not tell you; I would if I  coul'V'  "Is it this same secret that has  blfghtud your life, Ru ? Has it come  between  your wife and  yourself ?"  "Yes," he replied, after a pause, "it  ,is  the same  thing."  "And, Ru, will it always last ? Shall  you   r.c-ver  take   Nest  in    your    arms  again and kiss her with the old love ?"  "Nevfei."  he replied���������"never,  so help  me,  Heaven !"  "Hap she done that which you never  can forgive, Ru ?"  "She has," he replied. "I would not  answer such questions to any other  living creature," said Sir Rudolph.  "To you, my brother, I may say this  much���������no   more'"  "And shall you live and die, Ru,  without telling us what this terrible  secret is which has spoiled your life?"  "1 hupo so," he replied; "it would do  no J-ne good, and would do much  fcrvm."  "IL'y clear old Ru," said Ulric, "are  you quite sure that this is wise ? It is  brotherly love, and not curiosity, that  prompts .me to speak. Are you wise in  this- ? No man could bear such a burden long. You will break down. Now,  while there is time, lot me help you."'  "You cannot help," he replied,  gloomily.  "Do you mean to tell me that your,  whole life is to be spent In this fashion  ���������hidden from the woi'ld,blighted���������nay,  worse, wasted ? It is inconceivable. If  a wrong has,been done, let it be set  right."  "It can never be set right," an-  swei ed   Sir  Rudolph.  "Then forget it. What is the use of  brooding over a sorrow thaC can never  be healed ? Be brave and strong, Ru.  Trample it down, live it down. What  is the use of all this tragical misery ?  Let us end it."  "There can be no end," said Sir Rudolph, solemnly. "Now, Ulric, we will  discuss   the  matter  no  further."  "Ru, let me plead for Nest. I have  never seen any one so unhappy. My  hi-art relies when I look at her. When  1 think of the laughing, light-hearted yiM of three years ago, 1 can noT  believe my eyes. She is like a woman dead in life. Could she not relent  even ever so little ? Could you not  make a grand effort,  and forgive ?"  "Afy dear Ulric, you mean well, but  you do not understand. If you love  me, say no more. As it is, so it must  -rema.n. And now about the plans,  Ulric; you must deoide."  ��������� Ai.ii I'lric did decide with tears in  hi= uyks=. He could not bear to think  that liis-" noble, kindly, generous brother   should  suffer  so   terribly.  Some' few days after that.I went one  morning into the library, and I found  Lady Culmore standing at the window. I knew that Ulric had been  writing some, letters there. She did  not move when I went in, and I did'  not disturb her. I found my book, and  waited to see if she would speak to  me, if she wanted anything, or if I  could  do  anything  for  her.  I shall never forget the white face  that was turned to mine.  "Kate."   she   said,   in    a  low    voice,  "come  here;  I  want you."  I went to her.  "Have you noticed any change In  Ulric's  manner to me ?'" see asked.  "No,"  I aJiswered.    "He has always  seemed very fond of you,    and    is so  now."  "Then  it  must be my  fancy.  Please  TRftIL CREEK  Mining Co nip any.  (LIMITED LIABILITY.)  HOSSLAND ii TKA1L 'JJtEEK MIN-  ING GROUP, incorporated under the  above title, which consists of tho following well-known properties :  The ISLAND BELLE, GOLDEN  CROWN, ROBERT HKUCE, FREE  SILVER, SOUTHAMPTON and EMMA  C.  All of which belong to tlie Rossland  & Trail Creek Mining Co., making a  strong company, a.s all the property has  been fully paid for antl several thousand  dollars worth of roads and dnvelopment  work done, which was also paid for by  the promoters. .The Company aid not  ofi'er one .share of stock for sale till it  was satisfied that they had sullicient  showing to secure st shipping mine;  which fact is now assured *s they have  now completed fiity , feet of shaft work  on the Golden Crown, which sho'ivs up a  splendid body of ores and tho management will now commence running the  working tunnel, which will tap the vein  at a lower level, and the best of experts  of the camp predict that the Golden  Crown will soon be a shipping mine.  There has also been a crosscut made  on the Island Belle to catch the lead  from the South Bend, which now shows  up the Island Belle sufficiently to push  further development with almost positive assurance of getting a shipping  mine.  The Golden Crown, Island Belle and  Robert Bruce are adjoining claims and  are separated from the other three by  the South Bend, Gold Dollar and Albany. The ledgo from the Deadwood,  which adjoins the Golden Crown on the  west, and which is owned by C.W. Callig-  han, the well-known mining 'expert,  runs clear across the Robert Bruce, and  one of the lodges from the South Bend  througb the Free Silver. The Emma C  has the Albany ledge which can be  traced to the Imperial and G. R. Sovereign mines, and there is a good surface  showing on th' Southampton.  All six of those claims are in this one  Company and purchasers of stock get an  interest in all, which, taken into consideration with the fact that the Company is only stocked for $1,000,000 with  $250,000 as treasury stock to be used for  development, makes one of the best  buys ever offered to the public.  FACILITIES  P0R   MIXIXG   AND   TRANSPORTATION".  For convenience of location for mining  and shipping purposes, these properties  cannot be snrpasst x. There is an abundance of timber, and Lake Creek, which  runs from the summit of the -"mountain  to Trail Creek and passes these claims,  provides a bountiful supply of water.  TUNNELS.  TO    IKVESTOBStf  We would  say   that, in|/determinirg  whether or not they should place their .  capital in this Coinpany'������\stoek, they  should consider : v     ������������������^"Mr^S:;%5s.c  (1) The number of properties, extent  of ground and number of leads to be  worked. Buying stock in this Company with its six full claims at 10 cents,  is like buying in ii,ost other companies, which have only one claim, at a  little better than   one cent and a half.  (2) The convenience o situation and  the excellent facilities for mining and  transportation.  (3) lhe fact that the promoters have  not been dependent upon the sale of  Treasury Stock to begin development  work, but have, before offering stock  for aale, performed sufficient work to  demonstrate that they have every prospect of getting a shipping mine.  (4) The high standing of its officers  The officers are:���������  J'res.���������Ascl's W. Youn'g,  Seattle, Wash.  Mgr.���������Ex-Mayok H. White,  of S"attle, now of I-tosfland.  Supt.���������M. A. GitKKN,  FtosBlnnd. ''  Cull  and see, map  of Property  and  lenrn particulars of Company.   Stock    -  in tin's Company is bound to make you  money.  Every Stylo and kind  done in the most  Artistic Manner....  Tlie Mining Re?iew.  T������3r=*r=lr=Jn=l  SPOKANE FULLS S NORTHERN  I FORT SHFPPflRD RY  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY.  THE ONLY EOUTE to TRAIL CREEK'  and the mineral dihirluis or the Colville Reservation, XvIkOii. ICiislo, Kootoniiy  Lake and Slocan points.  DAILY EXrni'T SUXDAY,    UE11VKEN  SPOKaKE.KOSSLAKD^cND NELSON  LEAVE  10.00 a.m....  8.10 a.m....  S.OO a.m....  . .IRossland..  ..|...Xolson...  , J. Spokane..  ~ AltlllVK  . 3.40 p.m.  ...1100 p.m.  ....(i.00 p.m.  No change of cars between Spokane and  Rossland.  There are splendid opportunities for  tunnelling and it is the intention of the  Company, shortly, to run a tunnel to  catch the lead upon which the work is  now being done, thus cheapening the  cost of mining. The property lies within about three miles of the Trail smelter. The Columbia & Western Railway  within one claim and a half (about 1,700  feet) from the present works, all down  grade, thus affording unequalled facilities for conveying ores to the cars, and  thence to the smelter. There also is a  movement on foot to erect a smelter on  the K. E. Lee or Maid of Erin grounds,  which are in ��������� close proximity t���������~' the  property. Should this be effected, the  ore can be treated at the very lowest  possiblp cost. This will admit of the  treatment of low grade ores, which heretofore has bee������ impossible.  50.000  snAREs  Of the Treasury Stock is now offered  for sal* at the very low price of  Close connections at Nelson with Rtcnmers  for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake points.  Passengers tor Kettle river .iiid Boundary  creek connect .it Marcus with stage dally.  I0RTHERN  j      PACIFIC RAILWAY.  Solid Vestibule Thais s.  MopEUN Equipment.  OHAKTOR XL  Aeaven with my whole heart that you  may  have a happier life than mine."  "Yet,'-' said. Ulrip, "you have had  everything to make you happy."  "Outwardly happy, yes. Every heart  knows Its own secrets. I had dreamed���������Heaven knows how I had dreain-  ed���������of a very different life from this."  Then the brothers faced each other.  JUn tiie old tfflyB we had -no eecrsta  Heaven It is so ! I thoujjj^lijrti jTebru-  'curiously at me, and spoke sce-r.ij.    .,  "There, you must be wrong." I said,  "for I.,do. not think Ulric cov.id speak  sternly if he tried. Lady Culmore," I  added, suddenly. "I wonder how much  of your trouble is fancy ?"  "None of it," she -ans-wered. ...My  trouble is real enough. The most intolerable part of it is that I wake at  times_.andj-J'<'r..a' few minutes believe  It i^raYnTT^aream. How I dread the  gradual growing' certainty ! I love  Ulric, Kate," she added, mournfullyi  "I should not like him 'to grow cold  to me."  "Why should he, Lady Culmore ?" I  asl:ed. ���������   ���������  "I can not tell;' but there has been  something I, have not liked, something  I','never saw in his eyes before, although T have seen it in Rudolph's  often."  I wondered if Ulric still bad th������  same idea or suspicion that he had  spoken of to me, and if it was that  which had affected his manner to her.  (To bo continued.)  S8SS3     CWXa- ?JJ^AJ!gg.riES??fJ^gWPTS  n  i      m       *    tl    ii*   ���������       n...!������,.,' Creek MinnieComp  IffllKrloiltelilieiiieiisi^sa  TEN CENTS 1������EH SHARE,  to provide funds to pay the costs connected with continuing of development  after completion of the now existing  contracts.  The Capital Stock of the Company is  ������1,000,000, divided into 1,000,000 shares  of the par value of $1.00 each, of which  250,000 has been placed as Treasury  Stock.  Regarding the   present   famous   and  the untold   future   possibilities   of  tke  Trail Creek Camp, so   much   has   been  ,said, and ��������� written ..that it,is needless.to  blown out of his ha'ac^y.;,.^ referertce.  fiosslahd, lhe great and growing busi-  n������ns c*ntre, hoa been styled the "Bull's  Kyo- of America." It might, well be  called the Bull's Eye of the World. It  attracts the miner and the capitalist,  the business man and the laborer from  all parts.  | The vast number of mines and prospective mines with- which, on every  hand it is surrounded, makes Russland  today one of the most talked ������f and  universally admired spots on Earth.  As !\ field for profitable and safe investment the Trail Creek Camp stands  without-a rival. One year ago there  were but two shipping mines; now  there are twenty, and everything else  lias increased in proportion.  Wc have every reason to believe  that, under the.excellent management,  judging by the business-like manner  in which everything, in connection  with this Company has been executed,  within one year the Rossland & Trail  Creek Mining Company's property will  ong the producing  strict  to Tacoma, Seattle,  Victoria, Vancouver, Portland, and California Points.  St. Paul, St. Louis,   Chicago,   New  York, Boston, and .ill Points East, also-  European S. S. tickets.  TIME    SCHEDULE.  No. 1. West  No. 2. East  Depart  Depart  10.55 p.m.  7.09 a.m.  For information, time-cards, maps and  tickets, call on or wnteF. D. GIBBS, general  agent, Spokane, Wash. ; or .\. D. Charlton,  assistant p������>.������cneer agent. No. 2.35 Morrison  street, corner Third, Portland, Oregon.  Kaslo and Slocan  Railway.  TIME CARD NO  1.  GoingWcst.  Daily.  Going East.  Leave  S.OO a.m.  Kaslo  Arrive 3.50 p.m  8.3G   "  South Folk  *'  3.15     "  "      fl.:!ii   "  Spoules  2.15     "  9.51   "  Whitewater  '  2.00     "  "     10.0)   "  Bear Lake  1.4S     "  "     10.1S   "  McGuigan  *'  LSI     "  "     10.SO   "  Bailey's  "  1.21     "  "     1UK>   "  Junction  '*  1.12     "  ArrivelO.50   "  Sandon  Lea*  " 1.00     "  Subject to change without notice. '  For rates  and information   apply   at the  Company's offices.  ROBERT IKVING,  Traffic Manager.  It. W. BRYAN,  Superintendent  Canadian Pacific  And Soo Pacific.  The Most Direct Route to all Points in  Canada, United States and Europe.  DAILY SERVICE.  Baggage cheiked   through  to  destination  without change.  -The Only Line  operating tourist cars to Toronto, Montreal  and Boston without change, also through    ,  cars in St, Paul daily.  Luxurious   Sleepeis   an 1   Magnificent'  ' Dining Cars on all Trains.  Trains leave Sandon  M-o'clock, dall?, connections with steamers for the north,  except Monday ; and south dally,    <  except Sundays.  Call on nearest C. P. R. agont for further-  particulars, it will save you timo and money.  V. C. McARTHUR, agent, Sandon j  II M Mncgregor, .trnvelimr passenger,  .if'ont. Nelson ; Geo.McL.Browu, district  passeugei-Hgont, Vancouver.  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Jfci '..\*\ -������������������ .'������������������**������:x^v-iVirtM- .*U������*t- -.::V.. *������"*������.:���������-*   .,;   V'^**;>jjr^fl-^������-6^ *"^J,tf*'K--i"\W^^^ THE MINING REVIEW  SATURDAY, JULY 17? 1897.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  The C. P.  ' week.    .  R. auditor was in town this  PERSONAL   MENTION.  New Denver Ledge   has a   lyg  The  head.  The Recording office at Slocan City  opened on Monday- last.  Arnot and Shook are erecting a saw  mill on Lemon Creek.  c-  Mr. Golden is fitting up his new store  for the reception of his stock of boots  and shoes.  There is a solitary pensioner in tho  cooler awaiting trial the result of  yesterday's fight.  Roman Catholic and Church of England Prayer books in great variety,  cheap, at CliUfe's bookstore, Sandon.  Rossland is in the sulks because it  cannot get the C. P. R. for two yean*.  The Miner says the place will not  stand it.    It may lie down to it.  The Rosslandcr %it Rossland has  ceased to exist, and still they say that  Rossland is booming.  The sidewalk on the north side of  Reco ave is now continuous from one  end to the other and adds much to the  comfort of pedestrians.  I. W. Black and others  nre bridging  the creek at tlie rear of their premise 5,  which will   give  them command of a  .groat  deal   more room  than   ihey at  present possess.  The Rossland Miner is filling columns on what Rossland will do in the  nest 12 months. Eastern stock-holders  ���������would only be glad to find the Miner's  prophecy come true.  Tenders are invited for w'dening tlie  tracks of the Trail-Rossland roitd. Tho  steel has been purchased ami work is  expected to start about August 1st, entailing an expense of $2(10,000���������tho  iirst cost of the lino.  G. A. McDonald is opening his now  hotel, next to Black's. He is putting  in new furniture and other fittings.  The buildinc is a commodious one and  most convenient for the travelling  punlic.  The unsettled drilling contest of tl o  22.,d ulfc. is to settled in the skating  rink this (Saturdaj) evening at .'">  o'clock. Tlie contestants are reprosen  tatives of the Reco and the R-unblor  mines, and the purse is ?500. Admission to the show 23 cents.  And still another wedding. Mr.  D Roso, was married on Tuesday  Miss Nellie Wilson, sister of C.  Wilson, at the residence of Mr,  \V.  to  M.  and  Mrs. Wilson, by the Rev. T. Menzies.  The wedding was private, but a few of  tho most.intimate friends being present.  Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Williams went to  Banff this week, where Mrs. Williams  will remain for some time in search of  health.  I'. Rums, the well known cattle  dealer, hud the misfortun.i to slip on  tho sidewalk yesterday and sprain his  ankle. He will be laid up a fow days  in consequence.���������Calgary Herald.  ' Mr. McMillan is back from his wedding tour and into work at the old  stand, in dead earnest. He has now  more scions business thoughts than  ever before having assumed heavier  responsibilities.  the wealth of the world over $50,000.  In this connection we would like lo  call attention to tho great record AVest  Kootenay is making this year as a  wealth producer. The Slocan country  is now shipping about 700 tons of ore  and concentrates a week, worth, say  ?80 a ton, or in the aggregate, 956,000.  The Nelson district is sending to the  Hall Mines smelter about 1,200 tons a  week, -worth over $20 a ton, or $25,000  the aggregate. The three districts���������  Rossland. Slocan and Nelson��������� are  therefore producing ore to the value of  S130.000 a week, which is at the rate of  a little over ������9,000,000 a year.���������Rossland Miner.  R.E.PaImer,B.A.; S<  Provincial Land Sukvkyou,  Sandon.  Agents���������Rand it Wallbridge.  M. L.'Grimmett, l.l.b.  j.j.  Godfrey. W. J. Bowser, L.L.B.  F. L. Christie, L. L. B.  Bowser,  Godfrey  & Christie,  B.\itj!isTKi?s, Solicitous, Etc.  Sandon, B. C. Vancouver, B. C.  Bajiristkij,    Solicitor,  Pui'lio, E'ic.  Sandon,     B.C  Notary  It Is Not Correct.  It is generally understood that Jlw.  Anderson, wife of the Rev. Anderson,  of Spokane, whom the Rev. gentleman  thought had eloped, spent aowd;n.s  in Sandon on her way to New Denver,  where she reported heisclf, and was  found by the lonely reverend.  D. W. French & Co. gentlemen well  up in the business in Montana, whence  they came, have bought out the. Geig-  erich business here, (and are now getting matters into shape for trade. They  purpose running it well on the old  linos adding such features from time  to time as necessity suggeftts.  On Tuesday last eight men, five of  whom are residents, were holding an  interesting confab on the platform at  the ('. P. R. depot. It turns out the  subject of their conversation was the  days in which they used to attend a  school taught by Mr. Clill'e, Editor of  The Mixing Review, in the tewn of  Lucknow, Ont., 28 years ago.  Bennett & Carbray are now occupying the i-ienver hotel on the Cody road,  they having the house very nearly  completed. The apartments are all  A 1. The rooms are all well lighted,  well furnished and cheerful in appear  ance. They are receiving the compliments of their friends on the success  of their undertaking. They arc about  to complete a sidewalk to Reco aye.  The Hotel Vancouver- is receiving  the finishing touches from the painter  and glazier and the paper hanger this  week, and will be ready for occupancy  in a day or two. The building is  (erected and completed on the most improved principles everything in it being new and first-class. Capt. M. A.  Morrison who is to manage it is to bo  congratulated on the arrangements and  completion in all respects, as he has a  most homelike hostetry.  AT THE   HOTELS.  Black.*���������W. I<\ Clark, Pullman ; G. J.  Brown, Hudson ; A. C. Musgrove. Rod  Campbell, .'. M.O. Bricn, J. R. Stuart,  Vancouver; F. Watson, R. Newman,  Rossland ; W. Turney, S. J. Mighton,  R. C. Boeck, Nelson; J. Dromgole, London ; G W. Spence, Greenwood; Miss  McKay, San Francisco; J. A. Wright,  J.C. Campbell. Montreal; J Adair,  Quebec: M. S. Miihony, Kainlo������ps ; L.  W. Ostrnndcr, Olympia; H. Bentloy,  Lothbridge; II. Grieger, Salt Lake  City; C. D. Stuart, Grand Rapids; J.H.  Ingram, C. W. McMillan. Calgary; G.  R. Gregg, F. J. Schooley, Winnipeg ; C.  S. Hoffman, W. L. Venson, L. B. Jones,  P. G. Fisher, Spokane.  Balmoral���������L. Ernest, J. Ryan, A. F.  McDonald, It. McLaughlin, "Nelson : J.  McDoiiJild, D. McDonald, L. Lemogne,  Ashland : J. A. Cleaver, Vernon ; Miss  Holland, Spokane; H. Mcintosh, Calgary; W.A.Potter, Rossland; J. A.  Crow, Washington ; E. Watts, Ottawa.  Hotel Sandon���������F. L. Grullan, Moo-  somiu; 11. S. Wales. Minneapolis; M.  B. Morritt, St. Paul;' D. C. McKenzie,  Toronto; G Ryan, Portland; J. II.  Brown, Kaslo ; A. G. Day, Rossland.  Goodenough���������E. G. Rykert, Montreal; Bernard McDonald, Butte; A. II.  McQueen, Vancouver; C. F. Booth,  Butte; F.J. Funerlane, New Denver;  A. 1-:. Bock, J. H. McFarland. A. M. L.  Crook. IT. Hulbert, Vancouver; J. J.  Sehl, A. Bishop, W. W. Adams, A. L.  Mod iin. Kaslo; P.E. Fisher, Spokane ;  B.C. Nieol, J.Roderick Robertson.  ARE PUSHING WORK ON THE RECO.  A couple of items going the   rounds  under the head of Kootenay News   call  for some  remarks.     '-The   Ottawa   in  the Lardeau country, near Trout Lake,  has been sold for 520,000 to the   B.   C.  Exploration   company,   of    Tacoma."  This   is   an   item   clipped   from    our  columns nrui'derivecifrom  Mr. Joseph  Young, of Spokane and Rossland,   who  negotiated   the   deal.     Unfortunately  it is not exactly correct, as there seems  to have   been   considerable   difficulty  about the flrdt payment,  $1,000.     The  owners of the Ottawa,   H.   Shulz,   and  G. White of T.out Lake, went down  to  Rossland with Mr. Young   to   get   the  money and returned   without   it,   and  when last seen by our   Herald   correspondent in Trout Lake last week   were  still anxiously awaiting the  arrival   of  Mr. Young with the necessary collateral." The other item,  stating   that   the  Home-Payne syndicate  have   recently  purchased the.  Broadview for   S15,000'  the Bad'Shot group   for   $150,000   and  the True Fissure for $50,000   is   apparently evolved out  of the imaginatson  of  the   author.       The   Horne-Payne  people bonded the Broadview last fall  and have been steadily working on   it  with excelled results eversincc.   They  bonded the True Fissure last February  and Jas. Dixon, agent for Dunn <fe Far-  rel of Vancouver, bonded the Bad Shot  group for .jiloO.OOC last May.  Wanted.  Charwoman   and   Ironer.     Apply  to Mrs.  Cliffe, The Mining lloview office.  " Tent for "Sale.  Anew tent 12 xIS,six feet, wall.   Applv to  JI. A.   Morrison, opposite  Exchange   hotel.'  Sandon.  I HOTEL MIR  ������ ������  g and Milling ������o.  Strictlv first class.  Capt. M. A. Mokkisox, Manager.  MoiutisoN .t McDonald, Proprietors.  Lost or Stolen.  A large Envelopo containing Certificate ol  2.000 shares Rovnl I-'lve Mining Co. stock, nnd  a Bill ol Sale of Interest, in Mineral Claim  Inverness. Suitable reward on roturnlnc  same to Ilotel Sandnn.  Good S-unple Rooms and  all other essentials of a first-class house.  RMD K WftLLBRIDGE  Mining and Stock Brokers.  ''     '  SOLE- AGENTS FOR SALE OF TREASURY STOCK.  Notice.  "Notice is hereby given that, at the ������xplration of one month from first implication hero  ot the undersigned will apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate, lor the district ol West  Kootenay, for a liceime to sell liquors hv re-  tall, at the hotel situated on Lot;!, Whitewater  Dated at Sandon, tliln 21th day ofjune, 18117.  w. Mclennan.  . D.  M.  McMillan,  Rbal Estate,     Mining Bkokkr,  ' Brandon, Manitoba.  'AWATAWAWflMM  E  on the Cody road are now preparing  for bueiness ; and in a few days will be  ready to (ill  all orders for  EXTA FINE LAGER BEER,   '  PORTER and BOTTLED BEER.  Dryer & Hoffinier.  t  ������Jsv  ' Groceries, Hardware, Tinware.  Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes.  WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE QF EVERYTHING.  1    SANDON" AND ROSSLAND.  'aVaWaWaTO&QHI  Concentiator and Tramway   Will   be in  Operation by October ist.  John M. Harris, one of the owners of  the Reco mine, and  lurgely  interested  in Sandon, B. C., came in from the east  yesterday, having been on a visit to his  old homo at   Vernon   Mill,   Vn.,   near  Washington,  D. C.   "rl ho Rnco," said  Mr. Harris last evening, "has only been  a winter shipper until  this   year,   the  ore being brought  down on   rawhides.  This yea r we have been able to continue  development work in the  tunnels  and  have -shipped   so   far   six     cars   of  ore, take out in development work,  all  of which  has  been packed  down the  hill.   The    property    has    altogether  mined   $30,000   worth of ore in   doing  development work that   has   not   cost  over   810,000.       A   concentrator   was  ordered some months ago  and will be  ready by October 1st.   It   will   have a  capneitv of 120 tons.    A contract  for a  tramway will let in a few days.    While  cuming west I stopped at   Omaha and  was gi\snit!hc'values of the last car of  ore    shipped.  Tur^iontaincd    39,170  pounds,   given   a   not   value   over all  charges   except   mining   of $4,000,53.  The ore carried -1-17.75 ounces  o( silver  per ton and 46.G per  cent lead."   Spokane Review.  KILN DRIED GOAST LUMBER  Flooring, Siding, "Wide Clear Fir and Cedar, Wainscoting, Ceilings,  Mouldings, Moulded Casings, Finishing Lumber, Brackets, Lath,  Shingles, etc., etc..  Entire bills of Finishing Lumber furnished.  Orders taken for Sash, Store Fronts, Bars, Refrigerators,  Store and Office Fixtures, and Fire-proof Safes.  ealer in'Meats  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forts.  SandoH.  Slocan City,  ;gwgw*Mti������fflttPKSwitaflsasa  FACTORY AND YAKD NEXT TO ELECTRIC POWER HOUSE,      SANDON.  uiiiitiminiiimiiimmimiiiiimililimiiimiimiimmimimiiii  AT THE OLD SANDON HALL YOU WILL FIND  WHEN IN SANDON STOP AT THE  ������������������  -WITH A-  Miners In Dispute.  Jules Verno  speaks  of "Around the  Wotld in Eighty Days."   Ira W. Black  ���������"knocked  that  all  hollow."     He had  not b' en   away from   home   for   live  )   years, and  he started  out some days  . ago and made the tour in six days.  He  reports having conversed with   Queen'  Lil of Honolulu, the Micado and the  ,<&��������� Tycoon  of Japan, the   Ameer in  his  eastern den, the Pacha of the Ottoman  v..,,.   Empire, and all the other   notables of  ,,(; . the eastern continent not omitting the  ghost of Brien Barou, of the   Emerald  "'���������   '^  Isle. V .     ,. v  - - :'i������o.'K. Cameron bestrode his mule the  ''-nerday after buckling oh his leggings and other amour of that description around his premises, arid after  scaling the Alps to the south thnt  mark the divide, he paid a visit to the  Arctic mine, of which he is princip."'  owner, to see how things are getting on  there. He found matters in good  shape, and brought home some excellent samples of galena and dry milling  ore. He also thinks that if Napoleon  had had some of our Alps instead of  the Italian Alps to climb _ he could not  have got along so well with his heavy  artillery.  A sort of a general rumpus took  place in the west end of the town yesterday morning about 8 o'clock, just as  the orgies ofthe night hadbegun to wear  off by which two or throe men received  , sore hes-do. All of the names we have  not got; but it appears one party, stole  up behind another against whom he  held a grudge and struck him in tlie  back of the heid with a stone, and in  % moment there were three or four  more into it with fists and stones. The  amusement lasted a few minutes, and  two or three went off with soreheads,  one being carried from the field of battle. In the midst of the fracas' was  . Annie Rooney, well known on the  coast, who was anxious to show her  dexterity in a fistic encounter. Another party drew a knife, but the drift  of serjtiment caused him to make himself as scarce as possible.  J. I). Karrel and D. Moore sued E. A.  Humphries in a Spokane court for  commission on the sale ofthe Idaho  and St. .John Minos, near Three Forks.  The plaintiffs were nljo part owners in  these mines ; they were stockholders  in tin- Alamo Co., the Slocan Tramway  Co., and the Slocnn Milling Co., and so  was tho defendant. He claimed he had  been negotiating with the-Hildone Mc-  Pherson Co. for the purchase and was  6 fierce! $30,C00 for the Alamo group,  $50,000 for the Slocan Milling Co's  property, $25,000 for Farrell's interest  and $20,000 for Moore's. Humphries  contended he could get $25,000 for  making tlie deal if Farrell and Moore  would aid him and divide the money  ocina' ���������,..���������;'.--<��������� ���������~..'x'~'i'.���������.���������.Ki'"p put the  r, y/   ���������\'--r... ��������� ' I'l-Jomirh  and Moore reduce^ YiVen"biaim'i,6 ow,-  000. The 925,000 was paid, and Hum-  phreis hannded over ������10,000 two-thirds  of the reduced demand and kept the  $15,080. They bring action for the balance of two-thirds of the $25,000.  Special lines in  RINGS, DIAMONDS, OPALS,  RUBIES, EMERALDS, PEARLS, ETC.  which will be sold at the  lowest prices. We keep the  largest and best assorted  stock in town,and the reputation of a reliable jeweller is  at the back of every article  sold. The jewellery business  is largely one of confidence,  so that when you buy fr������m  a man without business  standing and reputation to  lose, you run all the risk and  pay the highest price for a  useless or imitation article.  We have a reputation at stake,  and will maintain it by selling  the best goods at reasonable  prices.  ]NTew aud   Complete Line of  FURNITURE  CALL AND EXAMINE GOODS.  SANDON, B. C.  SANDON, B. C. . Rates S2.50 to $4.00 per day.,  Headquarters for Mining ***  .and Commercial Men. R. CUNNING, Proprietor.  Yonr_*^  ^^  CALL AT  JiximiaBieammswssxisaaisimimiKS!ia  At Robinson's,  The Tobacconist,  It will pay you to deal. Only first-class  goods kept in stock. Largo assortment  of B. B. B. and G. B. D. PIPES,  Mearshaum and Amber Goods, Choice  Imported and Domestic Cigars. '  Opposite Christie's Law Office.  SUBSCRIBE FOR  G.  OYER $9,000,000 A YEAR,  .__: ���������-     .    '    I . ..  What the Mines of British Columbia  Are  Doing.  The ore shipments from the Rossland  camp for the last week' as shown by  our report, aggregated the magnificent  total of 1,806 tons. This is the biggest  week in our history, and one of which  any young camp i-; the world might  be proud. It is more than 360 tons a  day for the six working days in tho  week, and at the rate of nearly 100,000  a year. This ore is worth S30 a ton at  least, probably much more, and the  1,806 tons we shipped last week added to  ETT,  JEWELtEB AND OPTICIAN.  ..iiiiiiiniiijiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  The Miners' Tailor,  Opposite Ira Black's Hotel,  and examine the latest in Fine Irish  Serges, Scotch Tweeds and English  Worsteds.  A full lino of Pant Goods,   Fancy  Vestings, &c.  Perfect Fit and Finish.  \ifl  I  Gents' Furnishing  (if ft  Wm. K. Leigiiton.  A. D. Williams  Wm. C. Zelle, E.>.  Wm. L. O'Connell.  MINING  OPERATORS.  Deeds of all descriptions drawn up.  Practical  experience i������  the   development and management of mines.  A knowledge of this, aiid surrounding camps, enal les us to offer good properties  to investors. '.-  Conscientious reports furnished gm properties. Correspondance solicited. ���������   ��������� .,.  SANDON, B. C.  Offices :;  SANDON, B.C.  NANAIMO, BC.  (WINING OPERATORS AND BROKERS.  OFFICIAL  BROKERS:  The Argo Mines of Sandon, Ltd. Lty.  The Kokanee Creek Mining and Milling Co., Ltd. Lty.  We have a fine list of_Prospects and Alines for sale; also several Fractional  Interests in Developed Properties close to Sandon. .  CORRESro.VDENCE   SOLICITED.  ���������s  mmw^wwMmmmmmmmMR  Slabs for sa,le at the  SANDON   SAWMILL.  Cheapest and best fuel in market.  Geo. Lovatt, Proprietor.  TT,T7nY'Trfl-������inrv  TTr-+r������   rln + A   in our line.   A fine selection of  JCj V (3.1 y 1111 llg   LI jj-IU-UcIUL  ecl8; Tweeds and Fancy Vesting!  Agents for the Dominion  Piano  and Organ Co.  RUNNING EIGHT? ���������'���������."'  If so, you are in luck, if"  not, better send to us.   We  .   will mak'eitnuN'PROPBBLY,  and not charge too much  cither.   Or if you need a  liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiimiiuiimiiiimir  NEW--ONE  iiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiDiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  we have all the best makes,  and guaiantee them to be .  accurate time-pieces; also  on hand a well assorted  stock of SILVERWARE,  KNIVES, &c.   i. .  R.    Strathern' &. Co.j  W?.tcheS, ClOCkS, JeWel^    W. Haller, Manager.   Sandon, B. O.  /  /  ,'i*  Si


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