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Array VOL. 4.���������NO. 0.  SANDON, B. 0., JULY 14, 1900.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Government AM.  It will be admitted-all around that the  great lack of our mining districts is capital. We have the wealth in the rocks,  but are without the means to bring it  out.- In such cases even outside capital  is a,great service; but outside capital  carries all profits away, and many of the  purchases that should be made in tho  locality. It is a blessing, but not an  unadnlteratedone.  As .we pointed out, in onr last issue,  all this would be overcome if the government would only come to the relief  of property holders, and where there  were strong assurances of successful  urospecls, advance sums from time to  time, on the I'redit of the property, to  assist development. Under the supervision of competent government inspector risk would be reduced to a minimum, and all the benefits accruing from  local capital would naturally follow. ��������� As  lhe jackal! becomes the lion's provider,  to the prospector becomes the provider  lor the outside capitalist as matters  stand. ./Hie men who undergo all the  privations of locating properties and  should in justice, and in the country's  interes-t, btcome lhe beneficiaries, get  the chafi" while the outside capitalists get  the w heat. What is wanted in this case  is a government willing to help the pros-  doctor in developing his property until  it becomes paying���������work to be done and  expenditures niade under the direction  of its own officials. ' No line of action of  any government, in any omntry, could  be more serviceable to its own deserving  people.  take possession of a room at the rear,  fronting on the east. Next after the  Bank comes the wide'stairway .to the  upper flat. Next are stores to be occupied by C. Gale, barber, and McQueen,  druggist, E. R. Atherton taking the  south-west corner. The post office will  be in an apartment to the rear of Ather-  ton's, with an entrance on the west side.  Mr. Christie, lawyer. Dr. Power and  others will have offices upstairs, on  which flat there will also be a spacious  hall for the secret societies of the place.  In all its appointments the premises  will have all modern conveniences to be  a comfort to all the occupants.  Since writing the above there has  been some slight changes made. There  will be one or two more front street  apartments, the post ollice will be in the  front instead of the rear, and, we believe,  Mr. Atherton assumes proprietorship.-  From Far and Near.  They Are All Coming to It.  John Houston, in dealing with the  voters' lists used.last in Nelson and the  Slocan, says, "There are names of men  on these lists who have been out of the  country for years," and he objected to  the revisions before the elections, by  which it was hoped these names would  have been struck off. He objected on  tho ground that "if the revising officer  is a fair-minded man he hesitates to remove names at the demand of political  henchmen and hirelings." Carry out  such logic and see wheie it will land us.  Turn Jones lays an information against  William Smith for the murder of John  Brown. It is known that John Brown  I1 was murdered, just a3 it is known���������  through Houston's admission���������that there  were bogus names on the voters' lists.  I!>The courts rufns-e to hear tho evidence  f\ of Tom Jones against William Smith be  '/ cause somebody, lor political effect, says  thai, Jones is "a political henchman or  hireling." Justice would fare well under such an administration of the law as  that.  The Wood Block.  ft*       '    ������  Preparations, in the way of removi ng  buildings from the site, are being made  for the erection of Mr. Wood's new brick  block,- which  will be   under way in a  week or two.   Wo have obtained  from  ' Mr. Brown, the architect,  a description  of the embryo building,   which is briefly  , as follows: It will have a, frontage of SO  vi feet on Reco aye., a depth of 50 feet and  ���������������'will be t vo stories high.   The Bank; of  ,| B. C.  will occupy   the first apartment  | on the.ground floor, and Main Bros.,will  '* " ". "���������   ���������'. '������������������������������������''������������������'     "   ,'-    ������������������.      '    '  The Deadwood smelter will be ready  by Oct. 1st.  Thos. O'Brien, foreman of the Mollie  Gibson mine, is missing and no trace of  his whereabouts can be found.  f  A plot hatched in New York by Spaniards and Cubans to assassinate President MuKinley.has been frustrated.  A recount has decided that Gilmour  beat Charles Wilson by 8 votes in Vancouver. Five men voting the other way  won Id have elected Mr. Wilson.  Sam A rmstroiig, a brakeman, died at  Eevelstoke, last week, of injuries received on (ho road, lie had one k-g cut  ofl* at the thigh and the other at the  ankle.  A Greenwood man asks the clergymen  why they do not "light" the gambling of  that place, and one clergyman savs he  declines to fight pole-cats.  The courts have decided that Paul  Corcoran tivist take his dose of 1,7 years'  penitent.iarv fc murder at tli" Bunker  Hill mill on the 29th ot April, 1S99.  "     ,  Greenwood and Grand Forks daily  papers have suspended publication. It  very seldom happens that daily papers-  can be made to pay in places with less  than 8.000 people.  Nelson is putting on $76,000 more of a  debenture debt. That city will soon  have "the,last straw." " :  W. J. Beaverstock will lose the sight  of both eyes as the result of an accident  at the Silver Hill mine.  The body of O'Brien, the late foroman  of the MolIieGibson mine, was found  in the lake. The drowning was there-  suit of a drunk.  The man who can manage all the  Chinese names and tell from them who  of the Chinese are friendly andwho are  not, without the newspaper in his hand,  is a genius.  \V. II. Brandon, of Silverton, spent  Saturday last in the city.  Mr. E. R. Atherton has been visiting  Coast points the past week.  Thos. Brown left on Thursday for a  three months' visit in Scotland.  J. J. Walker was here Saturday in the  interest of,his Spokane labor journal.    '  Alex. Lucas, of Vancouver, 'Conservative organizer, spent Thursday in the  city.    -  Wm. Ennis, at one time foreman at  the R. E. Lee, is in town seeing the  sights.  Mr. S. Campbell, late of the K. & S���������  left on Tuesday for his new duties across  the line.  Tie Glorious 12th.  A Large Attendance and a Big Time  At Slocan.  Mayor Pitts'is going east in a few days  for a long visit, and to ��������� see the new  daughter.  W. J. Twiss, of Kaslo, was in the city  this week for a few days- rounding up  the non-insured..  James Hunter, of the Roeslanrl branch  of Hunter Bros., came over on business  on Tuesday and returned homo next  day.  : Mrs.'A. W. Wright and family arrived  in the city on Tuesday from the Coast,  to spend the summer season with Mr.  Wright in the Slocan.  Mr. Sherritt. of the Bank of B. C, returned home Wednesday from his holiday trip to the Coast, and Mr. Haines  left for there Thursday.  Barrister Grimmett attended County  Court at Kaslo this week and Mr. May  was there fishing. We have not heard  the sequel of the fishing event, doubtless something big.  fllNES AND fllNING.  The Bosun,  at New Denver,  140,tons of ore'in June.   '   '  shipped  PURELY PERSONAL.  Dave King is now up at Cape Nome.  .Aid. Hunter went to Greenwood yei  terday.'       ��������� ��������� ���������  Mr..Riblet,   of Nelson,   spent ii   few  days here this week.  . Mr. Yawkey, jr.,'  of  the  Minnesota  Silver Co., is in town.  Percy Dickenson,   of'  day in town this, week.  Slocan,. spent a  The output ot the mines of Kootenay  for June was worth'$900,000.  Ore shipments from Whitewater for  the week were: Whitewater 104 tons.    -  The Messrs. Thompson, of New Denver, are said to have an excellent strike  oh their property on Silver mountain.  The Galena Farm is shortly to have a  concentrator. It has very large bodies  of concentrating ore embracing zinc, galena and other values.  The Sandon ore shipments for the  past week were: via K. & S.���������102 tons  for Last Chance, and 40 for Slocan Star;  via O. P. R.���������150 tons for Payne. , For  week ending Julv 7 via C. P. R.���������Pavne  150, Star 120, Argenta 20.  The Vancouver has let the contract for  a 700-foot cross-cut tunnel, the longest  on the lake shore. It will be the main  jirtcry of the property. There are zinc  values in the mine, and tho idea of this  lower tu:inel is to strike galena below  the zinc.  The Emily Edith has a vein of concentrating bre 55 feet wiJe,. which is  supposed to be the widest in the Slocan.  That of the Ivanhoe runs from 10 to 20  feet. During the past three vears, the  Silvertonian says, one. mile, of underground workings have been made. The  property has some of .the best buildings  iu the country. The new'.'company, are.  likely to erect a mill and work the property on an extensive scale.  The threatenings of the weather prevented many from taking the 7:45 train  from Sandon, but nevertheless about 100  were aboard when she pulled out, to be  joined by reinforcements at Three Forks.  By the time the boat had picked up the  New Denver and Silverton contingents  the number had swelled to over 200.  The train from Nelson brougt in even a  larger number so that there were about  500 visitors in Slocan at 11 a.m. A procession of the principal streets followed  made up as follows: Marsh'alls, Sandon  brass band, Sandon lodge! Nelson citizens' baud, Nelson lodge, local fife and  drum band and Slocan lodge.  After dinner another procession was  formed leading to the ground, where  several addresses were given. On account of the bad arrangements as to  timing the program the speeches encroached on the amusements and the  amusements on the speeches, doing a  certain amount of injustice to' all. Had  time been allowed Squire Lovatt he  would have given an account of his old  country trip and shown the principles of  Orangemen were seeming liberties for  all chtsses of the people and all religious  denominations. It is only justice to the  Slocan people" to' say they must have  spent much time in the decorations they  had erected for the occasion, and but for  the oversight in timing the program  everything would have oeen periect.  A football contest between Sandon  and Slocan after an-exciting time, resulted in a scoie of 3 to"0 in favor of Slocan. It is simple justice to'the Sandon  boys lo say, that though the3' have several as good individual players as there  are in the country for the lack of sporting grounds and, therefore, team practice, they are never in shape to play a  good match. As in lacrosse every man  wants to know how far' he can depend  on his colleagues so in football, a knowledge they cannot get without team  practice.  The best game of the day was between  Silverton and Nelson teams, who were  well matched in every way. Owing to  a "kick" over a new Silverton player  the match was declared oil'and was oil by  played as an exhibition game. At the  end of an hour's bard kicking the score  stood 1 to 0 in favor of Silverton.  The hitch over the Silverton team  made a short, contest ot the football  tournament, leaving the $200 prize to  the local team lo dispose of as they  please, which perhaps accounted for, iii  a measure, the groans tendeied a certain  Slocan footballist prior to the boat leaving the wharf.  A junior match between New Denver  and Slocan resulted in a victory for the  kids from the former place.  The bands enlivened proceedings during the afternoon and a pleasing feature  was the playing of several selections in  unison by the Nelson and Sandon bands,  making a strong combination.  On account of uncertain weather some  of the minor amusements had to be dispensed wilh.  ���������Tho Sandi'.n people arrivedhome'after  10 feeling jolly, but not more so, mid  well pleased with tlie trip to the'pretty  Slocan Lake foot,city. ��������� UnGsnwQfflnurgawum*'*'  Tlie Mining Review.  SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1900.  PULL TOGETHER.  -The man or body of men who undertake to manage any of the public affairs  of Sandon at the present, and hope to  give a reasonable'degree of satisfaction,  must be possessed of rare abilities indeed. Scarcely half a dozen men can be  found with like opinions on re-platting  the town. Some want a wide street  on the flume, . and others oppose it.  Some want old Reco ave. to be as before,^  fire traps and all, and others don't.  Some want a cross street here, others  want-one there,'and others again seem  to want them no where. Some want the  relief money distributed pro rata, others  on a sliding scale, others want it in  public streets where their interests most  direct. Some want to see law and order  observed, with sobriety and order 311 the  public streets at least, and others desire  to see pandemonium prevailing in every  corner of the place, with neither schools,  churches nor educational institutions of  any kind, and the worst of all is that  any section that hole's any one of these  views on any of the public matters is  ready to fly at the throat of any body  who holds opposite views on any one of  the subjects.  It is but reasonable to look for selfishness in all the affairs of life; but selfishness must be governed by common  sense. And common sense suggests, to  build up a prosperous community, that  there imis1 be give as well as take among  the people. The man who looks at  nothing but the few cents he is to make  immediately out of every deal or turn in  public matters will very frequently find  himself an impediment to the prosperity  ot the community in which he lives.  Much of this lack of unity among the  people of Sandon arises from the fact  that they have but little talk with one  another over the future of the place.  Some think that because it is a mining  camp, the surrounding mines will give  out in a few years and the place will  then become extinct, therefore, the idea  is to make the most while the sun  shines, on the principle of "catch as  catch can." This is a sad mistake.  Prom the way new properties are turning up here week after week, Sandon, is  a place to remain for ages, and the bent  of present residents should be to give it  a proper foundation. Although the 6ite  is but what some people term''a gulch,"  there is plenty of room in that gulch for  all the business places the town will  ever require and plenty of room, in safe  places on the side hills for a large residential community. The main idea  then is to stait the town and all our institutions right, and no time will ever  be more opportune for a proper commencement than the present.  Ic appears to us tliat the organization  of a Board of Trade taking in all the  business men of the place and holding  frequent meetings* would do much to  unify public feeling on all matters affecting the present and the future of the  place. Many men hold extreme views  on several matters- merely because the  other sides never present themselves to  him.   At Board of Trade meetings' all  these things could, be properly dealt  with. What the place wants is unity of  action���������a pull all together. If we secure this Sandon may be made a pros-  peious place���������an enterprising business  centre. Under a system of continual  pulling and hauling, the most enterprising and progressive of the present population will be driven away, and there  will be no others come in to take their  places. '      '' '  The first consideration of all in the  present re building of the town should  be fire protection and good sanitary conditions, and every man who starts to  put up a good building, to establish a  business needed in the place, should be  encouraged by proper inducements in  rents, taxation .etc., rather than driven  away by extortionate demands in any  direction.  r    McINNES A POLITICIAN.  In Mclunes' correspondence with the  Hon R. W. Scott the following passage  occurs: "Martin was accepted as the  Libeial leader." 'He knew he was lying  when he said that as he was only accepted by a forced majority of those of  Vancouver, and rejected by the Provincial convention of Liberals. Mclnnes  then goes on to say: "This will mean  the unification of what was a badly-disorganized party, and I trust you will be  disposed to recognise, as a side iisue of  course, the service my action has rendered here." Here he admits he called  on Joseph because he 'was u Liberal  leader and asked the Ottawa authorities  to recognise, as a side issue of course,  the seivice he did the Liberal party in  making a Liberal leader out of Joseph.  His oath of office enjoined non-partizan-  ship upon him and his great zeal for  Liberalism occasioned him to overlook  its obligations and seek promotion for  his chivalry. This alone should have  ousted him from tlie Lieut.-Governor-  ship. To Laurier's credit, it mii3t be  said, he recognised Mclnnes' side iESue  in a grand bounce. When we find Mclnnes henceforth fighting Laurier, his  continued zeal for Liberalism will become the more apparent.  Before the Dunsmuir government has  even settled down to business, the  prophets are at work foretelling weakness in its future legislation. It is true  that the Hon. Mr. Dunsmuir has had  occasion to carry certain enactments of  the provincial parliament, that some  wise-acres contend ought to have remained on the statute books, to the  higher courts for their decision thereon.  It matters not whether it was personal  or public interest that induced him to  take that step, as the fact tliat they  were declared bad was a full vindication  of his proceedings. It matters not how  much a number of people may think of  the wisdom and importance of any legislative measure, the fact that the courts  decide it is illegal, is a full justification  of its repeal or cancellation. No statute  that is illegal can be, goodin the public  interest, no matter what self-constituted  authorities may say to the contrary.  The new House will meet in a few days,  and if its legislation is good, that is all,  the people have to consider. "The  proof of the pudding .-is in the eating  thereof," and if the eating is satisfactory  the pudding must be considered satisfactory.  '' At a trustee meeting at Kaslo one day  last week, Mayor McAnn said: "Teachers could not make saints out of children  who were not properly drilled at home."  We would go further and say, angels  could not be made in the schoolroom, if  angelic instruction was neglected , at  home. If children are to grow up respectable men and women, respectable  training must be begun at home, and  that as 60011 as children commence to  notice, which is at a very tender age.  The teacher's work can only be supplementary; it cannot be the foundation.  The latter must be:laid at home.  The new government is going to make  a searching investigation'of the political  acts of many officials during the late  campaign. This is correct and proper.  A government official is fully justified in  holding his o������n opinions and voting,  but he has no right to spend time , paid  for by the people in working up the interests of any candidate in a campaign.  The Silvertonian says, "we have been  in gaol but once, and that time for tell-  inir the truth. We have handled the  truth very gingerly ever since." Yes;  very gingerly.  1  . Furniture Dealer  and Undertaker  KASLO, B. C.  Has lots of Furniture that must  be sold cheap, also a bath house  and outfit cheap.  Established 1858.  M. R. Smith & Co.  flanufacturers of all kinds of '  Plain and Fancy  sin mi iran.  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  Alta Lodge, No. 39.  A. F. -AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday In each month ut S p. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  THOS. BROWN, Scc'y.  ������    ti  Misses A. 4 M. McKinnon  Have Now  Reopened Their  4  Business-iu their own new building, across the street from tlie  new Reco hotel. "  Their stock will be found quite  complete; and it embraces all the  requirements.for ladies and children.     Call and see.  STRACHAN BROS.  Plumbers.  Sewer and Water Connections,  Plumbing of all kind.  Gas Fitting our specialty.  Agents :���������  Noithey Gas Engine Co.,  Standard Automatic Gas Engine,  Pelton and Tutthill Water Wheels,  Flexible Metallic Tubing, Etc. .  Opera House Block.  NELSON, B. C.  W. W. Warner, M. E.  MINING   CONTRACTOR.  PROPERTIES   HANDLED   ON   COMMISSION.  V  Jfines and Mineral Claims examined and  reports made. '  Interests taken in part payment for services  rendered.  Contracts taken for opening up lost or  invisible ledges.  Twenty years experience.    .  SANDON, B. C.  \u  ;���������: ���������;HIDE5 AND DEER SKINS. :   ]  '  '     ������������������    SHIP  TO   '.  McMillan fur^& wool..go.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  '  200-212 First Ave. Nortli, Minneapolis, Minn.  Write   for   Our   Circular   and   See   the   Prices   we   Pay.  K^S^^S^*ai!ffis������*^  V ^Dh^^^Z^.  Tie Mining fieview.  SATUJBDAY, JULY 1-1, 1900.  Another Capital Is Taken.  London, July 10.���������Lord Itob'erts has  sent the following dispatch lo the War  Ollice: ''Pretoria, July 10.���������Clements!  and Paget's forces entered .Bethlehem on  July 7th. The former on Hearing the  town sent in a flag of truce demanding  its surrender, which was refused by  Dcwet, when Paget, making a wide  turning movement, succeeded in getting  hold of the enemy's most important position covcrii.g the town. c  "This was carried out before dark by  the Minister Fnsileers and the York-  shiie Light Infantry. The following  morning the attack was continued and  by noon the town was in our possession.  "Our casualties were' four officers and  32 men of the Ministers wounded, and  ��������� one missing. Captains MaePherson and  "Wealces and Lieutenant Conway severely and Lieutenant Boyd Rochefort, Scottish Rilles, slightly wounded. Seven  men of the Yorkshires were wounded  and one killed. Two of the Imperial  Yoemanry were wounded.  "Baden-Powell reached Kii9tcnburg  during the evening of July Slh without  opposition. lie found all quiet there  and and public confidence satisfactory,  thanks to the prompt and bold grasp of  the situation taken taken by Major  iTanbury-Tracy."  logs adrift and they were soon swirling  around lhe "International." Fortunately the majority of logs floated against  the shore and there will be little loss  'beyond the'cost of collecting them again.  " The Silver King to Resume.  Bloemfontein Che Capital.  Cape Town, July H.���������It is understood  that at the close of the war in South  Africa, Bloemfontein will be the headquarters of the Commander-in-Chief,  the seat of the South African court of  appeal and eventually the Federal capital of South Africa.  A Record Gold Briek.  Ashcroft,   July 10.���������Parkers  Cariboo  ���������  stage line  brought down  today what is  said'to be the largest gold brick that has  ever been made.   It is the first cleanup  . of the season from the Consolidated Cariboo -mines.   J B. IJobsoii, mannger of  .the   Quesnelle Forks mine,   more commonly known as the Cariboo mine, says  it is worth just $130,000.   It is the result of about   00 days work.   The outlook'for another big brick this full is of  the best,, and the net result of the season's   work   should   not  be   less  than  .$335,000.  Big Wind at Kaslo.  Kaslo, July 9.���������Sudden winds arc  great dangers on Kootenay Lake, but  fortunately there is seldom one so severe  as that which came whistling down tiie  gulch yesterday about 3 p.m. So furious  was it that it'dashed up the waters in  great clouds. There was keen anxiety  in town as to the fate of several parties  wlio were out in boats, but fortunately  they were all able to land, being near  the shore when the stoi'm struck. The  biggest injury so far known was tho  breaking of the; boom at the Kootenay  Lake sawmill. 'This boom was only  brought down from Laitlo a short time  ago.   The force of the wind was so great  Nelson, July 9.���������The Silver King mine  will resume operations in a lew days,  and it is expected that shortly afterward  the smelter will again be in operation.  The news in regard to the mine was  made pub ij ihis mo ning upon tl.e arrival in Nelson of Capt. J. E. Giil'ord, who  has been appointed superintendent of  the mine. Cupt. Gi(lord was connected  with the mines last winter, and under  his able direction tlie operative work  will be carried on. The fact that this  mine will start up in a few days will bo  good news to those interested in the  city's welfare and that of the general  mining situation in Kootenay.  ���������    ���������       ���������        !  Prince Tuan's Last Edict.  London. July 12.���������The Shang-Hai correspondent of the Express gives the text  of a long edict of Prince Twin, dated  Juno 29th, and*addressed to the Chinese  ambassadors,which the Express declares  is identical with the message fromEm-  porer' Kwantr-Bsu mentioned by the  Shang-Hai correspondent of the "Daily  Mail and with .the Chinese edict published in Washington. The Express  considers that the edict proves that  Prince Tuan's parly is making no attempt to disguise the fact tliat the worst  that could be anticipated has happened.  The edict contains the following passage :  "The anger of our people knew no  bounds. They could not be restrained.  The task of guarding tho legations,  which before was difficult, was made  impossible."  Elsewhere, referring to the desire to  protect the legations still unharmed it  says: "If it is impossible for us to continue this protection let it be represonted  to the powers that we must be held  blameless, for the anger of our people  grows with the rising of each sun that  sees more and more foreigners and soldiers coining to our land to lay waste our  country and people."   ,  The correspondent says the edict is  intended to pave the way for a linal lifting of the veil over,tho recent historv of  Pekin. ��������� , "  21  Will draw the attention to  to what is going on in tlie  mercantile world; there-  fore keeping the names of  leading, merchants, with  their up-to-date announce-.  lnenls,  before the public.  Try an, Ad in the Mining  Review, which has a large ,  circulation.  Misses A. 4 M. McKinnon  Have Now  Reopened Their  T^illiner/^  is thin blood. It causes pale  faces, white lips, weak nerves  and lack of vitality. A blood-  enriching, fat'producing  food-medicine is needed.  Business in their own new building, across the street from the  new Reco hotel.  Their stock will be found quite  complete, and it embraces all the  requirements for ladies and children.     Call and see.  lOIl-  goes' to the root of the  trouble, strengthens and enriches the. blood, and builds  up the;entire system.,  . , For Anemic girls, thin,  boys, and enfeebled mothers,  it is  tlie Standard remedy.  ��������� '      ��������� 50c. and jSi.cw, all druggists,  SCOTT & UOWNIi, Chemists, Toronto.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Dayton .No. 2, Alloinu, Hin Knot, Kiieben and  Iiiiiiiiidn   .Minenil Claims,   situate In (he  Slocan Mining  Division of West Kootctmv  Districl.       Where   located:       On    1'nvn'e  inouiitniii, about one and  one-half miles  from the town of Sandon.  Take notice that 1, Alexander Sproat,' agent  for the Sandon Mining it Milling:. Company,  Limited,  Free   Minor's   Conilloato   No. lw's,  intend,   sixty ditvs from the rime .hereof;   to  apply to tho Minim,' Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  Grown Grunts of the nbove cluiinx.  And further tnl;e notice thin notion, under  Section 37, must be' commenced before the issuance ot such Certificates of 'Improvements.  ,:    ALEX. Sl'ROAT.   /   ���������  Dated this 28th <iay of April, 1900,  At New Denver.  '      J. W. BALMAJN,  Civil   Engineer,  Architect, i Etc.  P.'O. Boy 170. '  SANDON, .BRITISH COLUMBIA.  '  M. L. GRIMMETT, LI,. B.  Barrister, .Solicitor, .Notary-  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  W. S. TIkewuv II. T. Twice  ,  fc'tmdon, B, C.       New Denver, li. C.  DREWRY & TWIGG  Dominion and Provincial Laud Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers,  fiedfoid it McNeil Code.    _ '  A. R. HEYLAND.  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.        '   ,  Tlie Denver House  JOHN NELSON, Pitoi-.'     '  Tliis house has   recently   been  repapered and re/it ted in all appointments.   The table is .first-  class, the bar supplies the besfc^  and the rooms are all that'can-"  be desired for comfort.  Rates Moderate.  Canadian Pacific Salhvay.  a  >>  Service for the year 1900 will  .be commenced June 10th.  The _ "Imperial Limited"  takes you across the Continent in four days without change. It is a solid  vestibuled train, luxuriously equipped with every  possible essential for the  comfort and convenience  ot passengers. Ask your  friends who have travelled  on it, or address  E. J. Coyle, A.rj.P.A., Vancouver, B.C.  W. F. Anderson, T.P.A., Nelson, B. C.  ���������ATLANTIC..SHA'XSfflP CTIML  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to anv C, 1'. li. agent  or J.'R. Crudge, Agent, Snndoii,  W. P. I'. Cutnmings, Geu.S.S. Agent Winnipeg ~MU3tfjm������nu������mxA*;������  K^apS������38������g3ra���������*MraaCB^  tH  HmWHtMH  WALL PAPER  A Nice Selection  of Wall Paper in stock  and NEW DESIGNS  to arrive shortly.  ^���������"  /T  i  _     i  Z&'Wiiir, A Gleam of Hope.  (  ������������������.  London, July 9.���������Admiral Bruce has  ,sent a telegram   to tiie  Admiralty Department at Taku, under date of July 7,  to the efl'ect that there are grounds for  fhoping that Prince Ching with his army  [tjis at Peking protecting   the   Legations  Jagainst  Prince Tuan's   army and   tbe  'boxers. . 7  (   "Washington,   July   9���������The   following  jnessage was received last night by Minister Wu from Shang, director general of  , (if the Imperial telegraphs at Shanghai,  ['(lated yesterday:  [^ "July 3.���������Two Legations in Pekin are  ' <cill preserved. All Ministers are safe,  (iebellious troops' and rioters make ut-  aeks but suffer many losses. Imperial  . roops are protecting but meet with'dif-  "(Ciilty  in doing so.   It is   feared  that  ibod and ammunition .ire exhausted."  Yokohama, July 9.���������The Government  jas definitely decided to despatch 23,000  lien and 5,000 horses to China. The  ''ewspapers endorse this action, point  at that should the foreigners at Pekin  ierish, Japan could not be absolved  ;-oni blame.  j      Chinese Emperor's Appeal.  |1 London,   July  11.-3:30   a. m.-���������The  Inang-Hai correspondent of the Daily  Itail,   telegraphing yesterday, says: "A  m essage has arrived here from Emperor  m* wting-Iisvi,   daled    by .courier   from  (fjekin,   to the Viceroy of  Nankin,  who  IJrwarded it here.    It is  addressed to  j������ie Russian, English and Japanese gov-  I'l-ninents.    It deplores the recent occur-  picea   and   solemnly affirms   that   the  I'hinese government was protecting the  j'oxers   against   (he   Christians.     The  P/nporer   furl her emplorea  their aid in  [.lppressing the rebellion and upholding  lie existing government.   In a separate  Tispalch   to the   Japanese government,  llwang-Hsu expresses   deep regret   for  S'ie murder of lhe  Legation chancellor  Kugyaniu.    These dispatches are taken  t> indicate that the emporer is in seclu-  J:on  and is in ignorance of the serious  |[;ss of events."  From the Front.  |Mr. W.  A.  Gallihor   has   received a!  y.ter from A. G. Crafter,   with  Strath-  'na's Horse, dated Green Point Camp,  .petown,   May 21,   19',   in which the  ���������iter Fa}-s:  ''I suppose you have heard of the des-  . ratch'glic we  were not in.    Perhaps  "u will be surprised to learn that I am  e  senior non-com. of   the   regiment,  .Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant.  .irdly iiplurri, whips of work, responsi-  ���������jty and no thanl.s     We had orders to  ive for the front today, later'they, were  |ocelled.   Expect to leave "Wednesday  xt, 23rd inst.    We are now 542 strong  'd expect 50 more.   Have COO horses,  mules,   39 wagons   and   81   native  fivers.      Are   also   getting   500   pack  i?iles and saddles.   A nice total of live  V.ck,  eh!���������about 1,400.   Capetownites  ���������fy we are the most completely equipped  'frps in  South Africa and I agree with  .:em.    We have enough stores,  animu-  tion and live stock for an arniy corps  |1 Nelson and Rossland men are -well/  'd fit.   Hirsh is lovely, evades work or I  , o  e  KUT^TEIR BROS,  General TOercKcmfs,  *������������������������  ������  ������'  Have opened up a new and mil-selected stock of  ]Xfev\^ Goods f.  v  A fine selection of goods  always on hand.  Special  ^tten + io-^   <������������������ ���������  , mention G-i-von to PTine Worl^  ������-������r^    ������   -.  I '       '���������������������������''������������������   BRADSHAW BROS.  FRONT STREET,     KASLO.  Miners' Boots and Shoes,  Clothing and Furnishings,  Best makes of Tents���������5x7 at $2.50,  CxS at i}2.75.  Practical  foluott & McMillan  "  Contractors  and Builders,   .��������� .^.^ij., uvHues work or  fty in an astonishingly skillful manner  fed lives every minute. Bullough is  ������iy, Percy Routh fit, and Cronyn and  J'jpr Rossland boys are enjoying them-  Blves. AH are dissatisfied at not getting  ������ the front sooner. Rather think we  >'l  be in it yet at  the finish.''���������The  A cent for Metallic Roofing Co  of Canada.  Plans and estimates furnished on all classes of buildings.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  Sash and Doors,  Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order on  Manufacturer of Galvanized Airpipe,  Powder-thawers, Camp Stoves and all  kinds of Sheet Metal Work.  ' With the latest in tools, machines and  Good Stock, I am prepared to do only  first-class work.  I> ������������������ ���������".'���������.'.   <      ������������������ Personal attention given to all orders.  :^ICKERSON,   The Watchmaker and  EsTDrAT,:s GtVBN.     jIoDEK.,TB PliICES.  ,:ond-hand   dealer  was   born  in   the ���������.       ,_ v>> . ���������  kiness. 'Try him I   Baker street, Nel-  Mail Obdeks Puomptia- Attexdeb To.  i, B. C. (Shop, at present, near Sandon Sawmill,  Tinsmith and Plumber. (shStS^.  dealers Tn Rou*K and Dressed Lumber  /.Shinies, LatKy Lfme and $rfck.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  P. O. Box-  Sand on, B. ���������  Finest Stationery at CJiffe'5 THE LOCAL GRAFT.  it  Flour is going'up, so is bread to be  sure. ,   '  Mrs. Egan's three story hotel is reaeh-  iiie skywards.    ,  II. C. Holden, once of Sandon, is now  in Balstor, Wash.  Hunter Bros, will commence their  new brick store in a,few days.  The new Reco will be ready for business about the end of the mouth.  The Sandon Forwarding Co. are erect-  ���������ing a very large stable back of the 0. K.  building.  ' The Nelson papers complain of garden  robbers. Bad as the kids of Sandon are  they never rob any, of the gardens.  For the choieest.wall papers in the interior call at Cliffe's Bookstore. Sandon.  No old stock���������all bought new since the  lire.  Nearly all the local football teams >in  attendance sav they were treated very  shabbilv by the Nelsons on Dominion  Day.  this city, was elected a  Western Federation of  meeting at Nelson last  W. Davidson4,  member of the  Miners, at the  week.  The Tribune says the next Liberal  candidate for Yale-Cariboo will come  from Nelson. How will Mr. Bostock  like that?  Mr. Harris is extending his wide sidewalk down the south side of Central  ave. a long distance, probably to the  power house.  The Review will put in a large press  and print a larger paper than before just  as soon as a building and premises for  th'e purpose can be seemed.  Rev.  A. M.San ford   went   to   Three  Forks  on Thursday,  the 12th,  to unite  ���������for "better   or worse"   Miss N. P. Lees  and Mr. S. Bradley, both i.f Sandon.  The plank wagon road up the Reco  trail on Sunnvside is under way. It  will work very well till the melting snow  in the spring brings down the accumulation of loose stones and earth.  Annie Rooney got her release from  gaol at Nelson a i\w days ago, to which  she had been sentenced by Judge Lilly  for six months, and celebrated .the event  by. getting gloriously full and caged  again.  Dick Orando is moving into his commodious new hotel. His principal aim  is to have a quiet house where guests  can spend the night in comfoit if they  want to. To that end he will have some  o'f his bedrooms fitted up in elegant  style. ,    ���������  Mr. Hand was in town a short time  on Tuesday. On account of his being J  ' given general oversight of all the interests oi his company in the west, he was  forced to give up the practical management of the Payne, though he will consider the Payne office, his headquarters.  His family have gone to Spokane for the  summer.' ��������� '���������''"'..  The consolidated B. C. and Commerce  Banks will make a very strong institution with a large business scope. The  Commerce has many profitable agencies  in Eastern Canada, and the B. ,C. has  been doing the leading business of this  Province. Tlie consolidated institution  will, of course, take over all the agencies  of both. ;  Ameeting was called for Wednesday  evening to take steps to organise a fire  biigade, but. nothing was done beyond  the������appoihting of a committee to make a  stdection of men. As usual the mistakes  and supposed mistakes of the past were  1 hreshed out in due form. If we had an  advice to give it would be to make the  chief of the fire brigade .a night policeman and pay him a fair salary, and give  additional duties to the day policeman  as well.: ;  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  ���������T' Rails and Track,Iron,.  Crow'6 Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet froiv  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand  and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc., c  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Walmsley & Bennet's new hotel will  be occupied in a few days.  Robt.' Cunning has the foundation of  the new Sandon hotel well under way.  Nelson junior baseballists want a  racket with the Sandon Kids, and they,  may get it.  The clacking of the Ruth tram day  and night is evidence that steady shipping is going on at that property.  W. C. Wells, Chief Commissioner of  Lands and works, is making a tour of  the Kootenay, before the House meets.  D. J. Robertson & Co. are doing a  rushing business in the furniture line  these times, carloads arriving almost  daily.  A man aftfie Silverite cut a very bad  gash in his thigh with an adze on Monday, but we are asked not to give his  name.    -  There is an omenous silence in the  Nelson Tiibune as to what Mr. Houston  will do when the House meets. Is he  preparing for a jump in an unexpected  direction?  Altogether so far 48,200 officers and  men of the British army have been  killed, wounded and taken prisoners in  the Transvaal war.  Policeman Stubbs took a confirmed  old stiff to gaol at Nelson on Monday  last. It would be a good idea to send  those confirmed inebriates to some place  where they, would have to keep sober  and eani an honest living., How would  it do to'send them to China to suppress  the Boxers! :%- ������������������  It would' be' well if 'the: city council  would act as promptly as'possible in establishing the streets of the.city for the  future. There is no'doubtingl that one  widestreet down the flume is the proper  thing for the place, and where-people  want their premises extended rearwards  arrangements should be . made to allow  them to do so. It matters little whether  Reco avenue is not more than 20 or 25  feet wide.when there are no buildingpon  the north side of it.     ;      ;"   ���������:  Although a change is shortly to take  place in the ownership of Hunter Bros.'  business here, Mr. C. D. Hunter retiring  from the active management, and Mr.'  Kendricks becoming a partner, Charlie  is not going to shake the dust of Sandon  ofi'liis feet for,gccd...:He.will come over  fiom Greenwood, where he ie to locate,  once a inonth or/so to see how things are  going on and to'offer his advice to' the  new manager, who ever he may be. ���������  BALADA TEA  ,* A 'fine, pure, dainty,"' tasting Ceylon production, put up in >������ .������.  neat one-half and one pound packages. ' Having secured the agency j,  of this favorite brand of tea, we are prepared to'recommend, it to all! j}  feeling'assured that one trial will establish its" superiority over all j,  other package teas for its delightful flavor and reasonable price.       " ��������� '  OODFPFTIEilieiS.  '*���������'���������'       .* ���������' ���������'  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to.be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries. -  1HL G-ie^er^ioh.."  SANDON,  KASLO.  AINSWORTH.!  CO.  AIL0R5  a  in the their new premises  next to the planing mill.  Dealers m TQeatsl  AT SANDON ' j  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITll  THE WM. HAMILTON -MANUFACTURING C������  LIMITED.  PETERBOKOUQH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  eeeAeeeaoseeeooveooeeeaaeo  We have a large stock of oats and feed in all other lines, fresf Jf  and cheap,  now.  A car of fresh vegetables to arrive early.  Leave ordef  I  Fancy and staple groceries as usual.  Preserving jars and crockery in variety.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS

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