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 /v-t.  l**r*'  VOL. 5.���������NO. 5.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAK.  The Situation.  The Rossland Miner, in the midbt of  a deadly strike, shows a courage that  would greatly advance the country's interests if imitated by the press in yen-  era! and the business community in  particular. The .average newspaper  looks for the transient advantages it  brings, and the average business man  and saloon keeper lookg^o the few immediate shekels it may place in his till  by catering (o sentiments of any description, when in blood  heat; but this  City Council Proceedings.  The best sceance of all took place at  the council Monday evening. The mayor  jumped on to Aid. Folliott at a lively  rate for what he considers a defect in  water and sewer system of the city hall,  and for presenting accounts in which it  is alleged he is interested at exorbitant  prices. Several other accounts in which  it wassupposed aldermen were interested  were presented and duly criticised, the  mayor pointing out it was a fact the law  was against alderman being in any way  is not the way to build up  any  country i mixed up in accounts with the council,  or establish prosperity on a substantial   We may here, however, say  there  are  basis, which after all is the goal sought  after by all sensible people.  Labor is just as necessary the world  over as capital is, and it must be considered as well as capital and shown  "British fairplay," but no more. It  , must not be coddled and pampered in  whims, for the way it may immediately  bleed, if the welfare of the country is to  be conserved. There are some who say  labor must always he taken care of, as  capital can take care of itself. This is  not the case, as capital must make profit as well as labor, snd neither can  make it by inactivity; money must be  kept in circulation to meet the demands  of the owner, as well as labor muBt be  kept in activity.  The businessman who tells the laborer he is right in his demands on capital,  whatever they are, for the immediate  money he may make out of that man by  so doing, is no more his friend than he  is the friend of the country.   The mine  owner is simply, the representative of  borrowed capital, and he must make interest on the money invested   in   the  mine for the owners, if capital is to remain in,.mining,if itis notitwill be turned into 6therV'hannel8 whefe it will not  be.so serviceable to labor, by employing  fewer men.   It  is   the simple   duty of  business   men   to explain this to their  labor patrons.   We suppose for instance  about $4,000,000 has been paid in profits  by all the mines in the Slocan from the  first of operations to date.   To the laboring   man   this   iniiy appear a large  sum;   but   the   question   is:     Is  it  more   than proper  profit   on all   the  money sunk   in   mining operations in  the district, after fair salaries were paid  to the men who represent it ?   If  it  is  labor has not'had a   fair  share  of the  profits; but if it is not labor has been  fairly dealt with.   This is the fair way,  and the only fair way,  to look at ihe  matter.   If labor makes higher demands  than the profits of investments in the  bulk will warrant in any particular enterprise, labor cannot expect to see capital go that way���������it must then  look for  employment in other channels.  The Rossland paper now speaks to the  business people in a way that would  have been serviceable toSlocan.business  people in the late trouble. It says one  third of the Miners in the Rossland district are non-union men and do not  favor the present strike; a large per  centage of the union men are also  against it, bo it ie a minority of the miners all told that have ordered the strike,  and are responsible for the consequences, This was exactly 'the caBe  here iu the late strike or lockout, whichever it wap. A large oer  centage of the miners were non-union  men, but inanv of them refused to work,  though desiring to do so, for fear of the  consequences; a large number of the  union men wanted to accept the wages  that are now being paid, and were  offered by some of the mines before any  shutdown took place, but a bo'iy of  the union men representing the minority of the miners in the camp all told,  refusedthe offer, and tied up the country in effect from which it will take  many years to recover. Many of the  saloon keepers and business men of the  district backed the recalcitrants, and  therein7 lay the fatal mistake. If the  business men had stood by the majority  ���������bj' the men who wanted to accept the  offer since accepted, there would have  been no stoppage of work and none of  the consequent embitterments. It may  serve a-useful lesson for the future.  extenuating circumstances connected  with Aid. Cameron's bill. The mostof  it was for pay to men during the flume  flood. The work had to be done on the  spot, and Mr. Cameron is especially  qualified for it, and Mayor Pitts ordered it.  It is also a fact that Aid. Jalland sits  at the Board in the face of a law that  leaves him liable for penalties because  of his being on the bonds of the Collector. No man can be an alderman  and on the bonds of any city official.  As soon as the accounts went through  and general business was taken up, the  mavor vetoed Mr. Lvon's appointment  as Clerk. At this W. E. Gomm, M. D.,  outside the railing, without.asking leave  of the council to speak, began a tirade  of abuse of the mayor, but showed his  ignorance to fine advantage in not knowing the difference between-a veto and a  casting votei In the midst of the harangue, the mayor ordered Constable  Waite to arrest the orator. This the  constable refused to do, as most people  believe, because of Miners' union affinities.;< What bothers most people is that  when men subscribe to a declaration of  office'to carefully guard the city's interests, theyrare willing to fleece.the  city out of money to pay extravagant  salaries to wholly inexperienced officials  out of deference to sympathies with the  Miners'union. In their private capacities even aldermen have a perfectright  to hold whatever relations, they like  with the union or any other body of  men, but at the Council Board they  have no right to see things in any other  light than the business interests of the  city as a whole!  We repeat again and again the taxpayers of Sandon will stand by the  mayor and some of the aldermen in their  efforts to prevent the place from becoming game for high salary hunters.  The next day, Tuesday, was also a  lively one. It leaked out Monday evening that Gomm would serve the Bank  with a garnishee next day for his smallpox bill, when it was thought the bank  would be loaded with license' money.  However, as soon as the bank was open  steps were taken to draw all that was  there, and the collector in the meantime  had deposited nothing. But here another trouble arose. Though Aid. Jalland was named as chairman of finance  he declined to act by refusing .^countersign the cheques, though he that day  singned one he held himself,as many believe to hold the money there until  Gomm would nab it with his garnishee,  and let a score or more of other creditors  including employees, go without their  money for months. When Jalland refused to act, the mayor was appointed  chairman; the bank was notified accordingly, and all the money left for the  garnishee���������that appeared an hour later  ���������was seven cents.  The change of chairman of finance  was a sharp curve, but then there was  no other course open to enable many to  get their money, who badly needed it.  As, however, there is still about $1,000  of accounts passed and no money for  them, the "smallpox" bill is likely to  remain a "poor man's plaster" for some  time. If suit follows the only course  open to the council is to sue the hospital  in turn, that was in law and equity  bound to have treated the case in the  first place.'.    .  In any event the chief Miners' union  representativeshows toexcellent advantage throughout the whole picture. He  took office to show the citizens of Sandon  what official economy is. He vouched  for his own accouut, saddled the city as  he thought with $220 unnecessarily for  an inexperienced clerk; O. K'd an account for Mr. Jalland that should have  been paid by Mr. Nye, and when he saw  no more bones to peck to add to his  meteoric brilliancy, he resigned ani^  tried to gobble the little available cash  with a garnishee, and leave a score of  other creditors wait a twelvemonth.  Now, gentlemen, don't the city want a  full .board of aldermen endowed with  similar magnanimity and wholesouled  generosity? Are not the whole of the tax  payers under a debt of gratitude to the  doctor?   Don't they want him again?  Our Financial Position.  A3 Sandon city's half year came  around on the first instant," our financial position can more readily be arrived  at. ,It is as follows:  LIABILITIES.  Sinking fund $ 2000  Gomm's smallpox bill  900  Old water account  1281  Notes '.  1600  Electric light account  300  April accounts, passed  822  May        "        "          925  June accounts, passed & unpaid .. 803  Safe and freight........................... 293  Total. .............;...............$ 8,914  ASSETS.  Real estate taxes last year...$2633  Cash on hand......     158  Licenses not collected, say....     50  Total............ ...'-..        2,841  Liabiliti'es'over assets...............';'....$'6,073  As nearly as possible the city owed  $6,000 on the 1st inst. without a dollar  of anything 'available to meet it. Of  course, in office furniture, safe, team,  &c, there is perhaps $750, but it is not  of a class to pay bills.  Of course about $2,500of thisdebt will  be met out of licenses, &c, coming in  this month, but it is using the revenue  that is required for the second half  year's expenses leaving us in January  next just whereWe are now.  Who will say the reckless expenditures of the past can be continued and  have the city prosper? We have gone  to Borne - trouble to present thingH  as they are to our readers, and we take  it there are some who will not thank us  fur the trouble.  The Rossland Strike.  There is something very strange in  the miners' strike at Rossland. The  Union constitution provides as follows:  "It shall be unlawful for any local  union to enter upon a strike unless ordered by three-fourths of its resident  members in good standing."  It ia said the Rossland union has 700  members in good standing, and at the  meeting calling tho strike the vote  stood:  For the strike '.'    258  Against the strike      82  Spoiled ballots       4  Total ���������    344  Here 258 members decided on aconm?  their constitution declares it took 525  members to decide. There were just  exactly three-fourths of those present  at the meeting in favor of the strike, including the spoiled ballots. It looks  very much as if the machine men had a  hand in spoiling these four ballots to  make the strike a go. . The dissatisfied  miners or those who opposed the strike  have a nice thing to investigate, if they  will only do it.  It is estimated that by the year 2200  there will be 1,000 people for every  square mile of the earth'H surface, and  that then the world will be full. Ot  course* it need not concern any one at  present living.  A. R. Heyland is surveying claims at  Cody.  Chas. Hunter returned to Phoenix on  Wednesday.  The C. P. R. is winning in the strike  in Manitoba.  D. J. McLachlan has finished painting  the schoolhouse.  The new Taylor safe for the city council arrived this week.  Jack Thompson left a few days ago to  visit friends in Boston.  A number of the Rossland miners have  arrived in the camp already.  About 75,000 men are out on the great  American-steel works strike.  Mr. Muller, C. P. R. auditor, was in  Sandon a few days this week.  Geo. McDonald, of the Noble Five,  went to Spokane on Thursday.  D. St. Denis, of the Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., was in town Monday.'  Mr. Thos. Mitchell, the well known  concentrator builder, Is in the city.  Mr. Ransom has received the appointment of book-keeper at the Payne.  Subscriptions taken at Cliffe's bookstore for Winnipeg Free Press for 60c.  per month.  Mr. B. J. Perry, of Victoria, formerly  manager of the Noble Five, was in the  city this week.    '.,".-'  In the Harris-Pitts suit the costs have  run up to $500. Courting is expensive  even in British Columbia.  Mr. David Heap; of the Last Chance,  has gone to Banff. He is not in the  possession of even average health.  Mrs. E. B. Dill, of Greenwood, who  has been visiting friends here for some  time! returne.dLhome las Saturday.  . Mr::^ W/ Wright writes; that.he will  shortly. ,be back in Sandon "again working on the Palmi'ta and other properties.  Four hotels and seven saloons took out  licenses on Monday; /one hotel and two  saloons have put off the matter for the  present.     , , ;  Miss M. English   has  resigned   her  ! position  as   teacher    in.   the   Sandon  school, and accepted a vacancy in the  Kaslo school.    .    '  The Rossland miners' strike is likely  to be a fight to a finish, by which some  1^500 men are likely to be either out of  work or get it elsewhere.  Cliff Seale is back from the Similkameen, and says that section is bound to  go ahead on account of its mining,  ranching and farming' resources.  The Similkameen Valley Coal Company, in which, a number of Sandonites  are charter members, has been incorporated by the provincial government.  There has been a great demand for  the Mining Review some time past.  Four different parties requiring a couple of dozen extra copies each last week,  and about the same number being already secured for this issue.  A man living not 100 miles from Sandon, wrote to an American advertiser  on vegetable growing, asking for" the  beat method of raising carrots, sending  60 cents for the information. The answer came back: "Take hold of the tops  and pull for all your are worth." That  enquirer after knowledge is not yet  happy.  We made a mistake in last issue in  saying there were three aldermen present at the Friday meeting at which  Gomm resigned. There were but two  besides Gomm and the mayor, so that  when Gomm resigned there were but  two and the mayor, and, therefore, no  quorum. Four always constitutes a  quorum.      ���������'  Sandon Ore  The following are the ore  from here this week:  Mine.  Slocan Star   Payne .' ���������������������������  Trade Dollar....   American Boy......... ...  Shipments.  shipments  Tons.  ...109  ... 25  ... 20  ... 20  Total,  174  mm.  W- {BROUGHT    ON    EY    EXPOSURE  AUD WORRY.    ���������  [Capt.   Geo.   Crandell,   of  Lindsay,  .Tolls   How ��������� He   Secured  Released From This Dan-  ; gerous Malady.  From tlie Watchman, Lindsay, Ont.  In the town of Lindsay and surrounding- country no man is better  known or more highly respected than  .Capt. Geo. Crandell. Forty-seven  years ago he was owner and captain  of the first steamer that navigated  the Seugog. Since that time success  has   crowned his life   both   on land  "I BEQUEATH MY SKULL."  Some Wills That  Greatly Surprised  the  Legatees.  It is related that a certain very  wealthy miser was much puzzled during his last illness as to whom to  bequeath his property. Finally one  day he received from a relative a letter written on an inch of paper. This  decided the question. Instead of  being annoyed'at such disrespect, the  miser's avarice got tho better of his  pride, and he declared the writer  should be his heir, esteeming him  worthy to be his successor in parsimony.  John Reed was gasfitter of the  Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, and filled the post for forty-'  four years  with  a punctuality    and  and water.   For forty-nine years   he I fidelity rarely equalled;   there is not  Was a member of the .Lindsay town  council.   He is now 73 years of   age  and enjoys the best of health, but it  has not always    been    thus.      Some  years      ago the exposure and worry  incident to his calling began to  toll  upon his health,  and his heart showed signs of weakness.    I-lis sufferings  and complete restoration through the  tisc of Dr.  Williams'  Pink    Pills are  best told by himself.    To a reporter  ihe captain gave tho following story:  "Several years ago my heart began  " to bother me.     At first  I  took little  notice of it,  but the trouble gradually grew worse until I had to summon medical    aid.      I suffered much  pain and at times was  attacked by-  smothering    spells    which caused me  great    distress.       Frequently    these  spelij attacked me during the night  and    it    was    with difficulty that I  managed to breathe at all.      I consulted    several     doctors,     but their  medicine failed to benefit me.    I then  tried a much advertised remedy but  this also failed to help me.       I' had  always been    fond of smoking, but I  was in such poor health  that a few  pufl's from a cigar would distress me  so much that I had' to give it up altogether.    I grew worse day by day  und began to think my end was near  and that I would die from the trouble.    Some  time ago  I was  advised  to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.    After taking one box    i noted    an improvement in my condition and so I  continued their use.       I kept on improving    till  now I am as well and  strong    as I oyer was in my life before    and    have    not been bothered  with    the    least    sign of my former  malady for months.    I am now able  to enjoy a smoke as I used to without   feeling    the least distress.    All  this 1 owe to the greatest of all remedies,   Dr.   Williams'   Pink Pills."  Rich, red blood and strong nerves  are the keystone to health. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are the most widely known and praised ,of medicines  because from first dose to last they  make new, life-giving blood,, and restore weak and shattered nerves,  bringing new health and strength.to  hitherto despondent sufferers. Do not  take any substitute���������do not take  anything that does not bear the full  name, "Dr. Williams''-Pink,'Pills for  Pale People,", on the wrapper around  the box. Sold by all dealers or by  mail post paid at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50. by addressing  the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  -f_  MARRrEDFIVE HUNDRED TIMES  To be married six times during the  honeymoon is an experience that  comes to few. Four years ago a village youtli and his sweetheart visiting a Michigan town, noticed a furniture dealer's advertisement ottering' a drawing-room suite to any  couple tliat consented to be married  publicly in his shop. They secured  the suite. Going on their wedding  trip to an Ohio town .they noticed a  similar advertisement there and repeated the performance. Then the  idea struck the husband that lie  might arrange these matters himself,  and in two weeks he had persuaded  six dealers in various towns to emulate the others. Nominally the  couple won a specified prize at each  pJace, but they really received a  rcRflli consideration arranged before-  fosRd. So it has gone on ever since.  The couple now claim to havo been  married 500 times^ . v<(  on record a single representation at  which he was not present. Ho was  somewhat of a character, and appears to have had his mute ambitions. As he never .aspired, however, to appear on the stage in his  lifetime, he imagined an ingenious  device for assuming a role in one of  Shakespeare's plays after his decease. .'It was the skull of Hamlet,  and to this end .he wrote a clause  in his will thus:  "My head to be separated from my  body immediately after my death;  the latter to be buried in a grave ;  the former, duly macerated and prepared, to be brought to the theatre,  whcrci I have served all my life, and  to be employed to represent the skull  of Yorick���������and to this end I - bequeath my head to the properties."  Others have bequeathed their skulls  to their friends or to public institutions. Cartouche requested, when  on the wheel, that his skull might be  preserved in the Genovevan monastery at Paris, and accordingly it is  to be seen to this day in the library  of that building, as Eugene Aram's  skull is daily seen and handled in  York  Castle,  England.  AN' ECCENTRIC TESTATOR,  having been told that, if the proper  formalities required by the law of  wills were complied with, it was immaterial whether the said will were  written on parchment, paper, canvas, or wood, elected to write his  on his door. The executors had,  therefore, no choice but to have the  door unscrewed from its hinges and  carried into court for probate before it could be administered .  Not long ago there died in New  York a gentleman, supposed to be  sane, who left the following testamentary directions:  . "T bequeath all my fortune to my  nephews and ncices, seven in number;  they are to share it equally, and on  no account to go to law about, it,  on pain of forfeiting their respective  shares.  "I own seventy-one pairs of trousers, and 1 strictly enjoin my executors to hold a public sale at which  these shall be sold to the highest  bidder and the proceeds distributed  to the poor of the city. I desire  that these garments, shall in no way  be examined or meddled with, but  ���������be disposed of as they may be found  at the time of my death; and no one  purchaser is to buy more than one  pair."  As the testator had always been  more or less eccentric in his ways,  no one was much surprised at these  singular clauses, which were religiously observed. The sale was held  and the seventy-one pairs of trousers were sold to seventy-one different purchasers. One of these, In examining the pockets, discovered in a  pocket, a packet of some sort, closely sewn up. He lost no time in cutting the thread, and was not a little surprised to find a bundle of bank  notes representing SI,000. The  news soon spread, and each of the  others found .himself possessed of a  similar amount.  That's saying a good deal, but it is.a true statement.  Yon can verify it yourself. A trial will prove the truth or  falsity of  tlie above- statement.  .,  Ccyion Teas are sold in Sealed Lead  Packets only. Black, flixed, Uncofored  Ceylon Green. Free samples sent.  Address "SALADA," Toronto.  OUT OF HIS SALARY.  The President of the United States  who receives a salary of 850,000 a  year, must pay for all the food consumed at the White House; and the  expenses of getting up an elaborate  State dinner are not small. Cigars  and wines the President buys, and  they must be the best. He has to  maintain his own equipage. The  Government, however, allows him a  valet, also a, clerk, who opens ail his  letters. All other personal servants  must bo engaged by tho master and  mistress of tho White House.  i������r  FSOM THE FLAII  NEWS  OF   ANOTHER   SUCCESS  ON" THE  PART OF DODD'S  KIDNEY  PILLS.  An Alberta Man Reports His Entire Satisfaction with the  World Famous Remedy���������Blood  Disorder the Cause of His Trouble���������Dodd's Kidney Pills Have  Removed it and he is Thankful.  -^  A pedlar has just been thrown out  of the second story window by the  proprietor of the house. Coming up  he thrusts his head again in the.  room, Now, sir, joking aside, don't  you want to buy something ?  Blairmore, Alberta, July 1st���������  (Special).���������Dodd's Kidney Pills are  just as well thought of in the great  Northwest as they are any place else  in the world. The people have confidence in them. Thoy do ?s they  arc claimed to do.  Nor is the claim a small one.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are claimed to  cure some of the most dangerous  and deadly maladies that flesh is  heir to, and what is more, they do  it. The proof is positive. Thousands and thousands of reputable  people attest it.      ���������  For, instance everyone knows  Bright's Disease at one time meant  the sentence of death. Does it now?  Ask Arthur Colely, of Somerset,  Man. He. was cured of Bright's Disease, the last stages of it, by Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure the  lesser disorders of the human system arising from Kidney Disease  with just as much certainty and an  even greater promptness. Of these,  Skin Eruptions, such as Boils and  Pimples, ��������� arising from an impure  state of the blood are not the most  uncommon or the least distressing.  Dodd's Kidney Pills, by improving  the action of the Kidneys purify the  blood, and Boils and Pimples immediately   disappear.  Walter H. A. Noble of Blairmore,  Alberta; writes in this connection:  "I had been troubled with Pimples,  all over my face," and Backache. I  tried everything to cure it, all kinds  of medicine,, but failed.  "I was told to try Dodd's-Kidney  Pills' and did so at once. ; r.I-got  three boxes of. Dodd.'s Kidney Pills  and took one after every meal.  They cured me. They are the only  things that ever did me any good. I  will always use Dodd's Kidney Pills  in caso of sickness and advise all  other sufferer's to do so."  CHINESE AS  JOKERS.  .  Writer  Tells  of Their Ideas    of  Honesty and Practical Jokes.  A writer in the London Sketch,,  who speaks of having spent several  years in China, writes of Chinese  servants and their ideas of honesty  and practical jokes.  "The most ominous sign preceding  the present outbreak," says the writer,  "was   that   the   'boys'    in Tien  Tsin left their masters, as they   are  also    doing   now in    the    south   of  China.     A  Chinese  'boy' is a faithful  servant,  and when  he leaves his  master for no cause there is sure to  be mischief abroad, generally with a  secret society at the bottom of   it.  If a master in' China, trusts his 'boy'  implicitly,   the  servant generally responds by  being  absolutely honest ;  but if the master thinks he can take  care of 'his own valuables he'   finds  that he is mistaken.    I had at Hong  Kong a first-class  'boy,'  whom generations of subalterns had nicknamed  'Scamp,' the .only name I ever knew *  him by.     'Scamp,'  if  trusted     with  money, would always account for it  to the utmost farthing.     One   day���������  it was just before the  Chinese   New  Year,     tlie .only  time   at  which  tho  Chinamen make   holiday   and   spend  their savings���������I brought homo some  bank notes and put them in a drawer.     The next afternoon I looked in  the  drawer for  the  notes,   but they  had   vanished.      I    called    'Scamp,'-  who appeared with an absolutely im- ,  passive    face.      Ho   knew      nothing/  about the notes,  and instead of   allowing me to lecture him, read me a  lesson.        'Master' he said,   'go   this  side, go that side; he no savvy what  he do with his money.     More better '  next time, give Scamp take care of./1  1 took his advice and never lost  ANY MORE MONEY.  for tho  "The Chinese 'boys' are not at ali  averse to having a joke among themselves at their master's expense. Sitting at dinner one day in the Hong  Kong Club, I noticed a gentleman  who had come down from some northern port become excited. Ho had  been brought a letter by a solemn-  faced Chinese butler, and he.saw,  something on the outside of this letter which sent him downstairs two  steps at a time to interview the hall  porter. When he came back he told  us what was the matter. The hall  porter had inscribed on the envelope  in Chinese, for the information of  the butler, 'This is for the old baboon with white fur.' Unfortunately for the hall porter, the little, gentleman was a first-class scholar in  the Chinese language. He discovered  later a fine joke which the chief, sign  painter of the island, had played .'on  the European residents..;, AH the officials and the professional men had  their, names in English- and in Chinese, inscribed on a board at'the gates  of tlieir houses. ' The :. sign, painter  had used his ingenuity to make the  Chinese letters which represented;the  sound of the English, name mean  something insulting. Thus, a diminutive doctor's name was twisted to  mean to a Chinaman 'Shrimp near  the ground,' and so: om ��������� The finest  joke of this kind -was the historical  one played on Lord Elgin, .who,, when  he sailed up the Pei-Ho to Pekin as  a conqueror, was, given sails, with  on them, so the Mandarins, said, an  honorific inscription. What the inscription really meant was, . 'A bur.i  j bai'ian bearing tribute/"   .  I  1  raSSBSSESOTSBS^^ fiEBiT  SOME  DA  h:  TOUCJOF  Almost  COUPS  WITH  ROMANCE.  By    Crime  Conimfd in Order  Alorse Race.  ��������� i  Has    Been  to Win  At dead/night on tho eve of the  Derby of }4, three men were bus-  ���������   iiy cngago'in a secluded hollow on  Epsom D<,is.  burying- the .body of  a horse, s> London Answers.  The quaiipecl in question was a  thorou'ghjcl, by name, Leander.  Ho '-had/ost many thousands of  pounds siling. And, moreover, he  had bee/ only a short while previously. Iiot favorite for tho classic race,, pt he  HAD PEN SHOT BY ORDER  of his oprs, after having been purposely jde to fall and injure himself at brcise, and had then been  secretly'nd silently buried. First,  howeve;his lower jaw had been removed.  The *o inwardness of these remarket! proceedings came out later  on, inie course of the great trial  of Orljdo v. Running Rein. Leander ws'not a three-year-old horse at  all bua four-year-old; and many  peopl/among them the upright and  fearlo'Lord George Bentinck���������sus-  pecteas much.  Thfsame swindling    gang,     how-  ever.iad yet    another four-year-old  who; they had   christened Running  Rein'and with whom they Intended  winng the same race, arguing that.  pubi    attention  having  been  fixed  upo . Leander,    the    second    horse  migt be entered and run with    im-  pujly.      As a matter of fact Ruh-  nir; Rein did win; but an objection  wa   immediately laid on behalf of  Ortndo,  belonging to Colonel Peel.  vrj> came in second.    The litigation  tit ensued proved conclusively that  Ifiming    Rein    was,    in    reality a  hrsc    named    Maccabeus,  who was  faled in 1S40, and that    the    plot  ltd been concocted and carried out  y a Jewish  bookmaker,' who,  with  is confederates, hoped to    net    the  ice little sum of ������50,000.    During  /the trial the body of the Unfortunate  /Leander    was    exhumed, by order of  /the Court, and  7 THE LOWER JAW  found to have been removed, as stated. The upper one, however, was  submitted to two eminent "vets.,"  each of whom declared the owner  thereof to have been four years old  at least.     Warrants  were  thereupon  ��������� issued for tho arrest of the principal  conspirators, who,' however, fled tho  country. .      ���������  A typical instance of turning the  tables on a similar gang of scoundrels is furnished by a case that was  at the time the talk of the whole  racing fraternity. It occurred in  connection with Lord Avil's stables  at Doncaster.     Pellets  of sweetened  ��������� strychnine were found in St. Ledger  favorite's manger, with the result  that his trainer, after consulting'  with Lord .Av.il, had the horse removed secretly to other quarters.  In the loose-box formerly occupied  by him there was placed a very  s'cedy animal, swathed up to the  nose, with Lord Avil's cipher on his  clothing, and the name of the favorite over the door. He was kept  close, never allowed to go out, and  IT WAS DARKLY HINTED  that the favorite had gone wrong,  and that it was very, questionable  whether he would run.  Naturally, the bait was eagerly  swallowed by the plotters, who had  their own very excellent reasons for  believing the rumors to be true.  Their dismay can be imagined when  the reai favorite cantered to the  post, on the eventful day, in pex-fect  form. He won easily, to the intense disgust of the rogues who had  been laying 100 and 150 to 1  against him, believing Kim to be little better than a dead 'un." Lord  Avil and his friends netted amongst  them some ������25,000, the larger portion of which came out of the pockets of the criminals.  To poison a horse is bad enough.  To poison a. man is, of course, far  worse.      Yet    even this latter atro-,  publicly o/Tercd for  that would lead to  cious crime has not been altogether  absent from the chronicles .of Eng-  glish racing. A notable instance is  afforded by the murder, by means of  arsenic mixed with his food, of Sir  Charles Bunbury's . training groom,  a man named Cox. The victim had  purposely given false information  concerning a marc named Eleanor to  some low7 racing touts. When he was  dying it is reported that he called  the clergyman to his bedside, and,  in whispered and broken accents, implored him to back Eleanor for, the  double event���������the Derby and tho  Oaks���������adding that she was as certain to carry them off as the sun  was to rise on the following day.  As a matter of fact, she did win  both these classic races; but, needless to say, the worthy clergyman  did not profit thereby.  Details concerning many of the  worst crimes, involving the "nobbling."  OR ATTEMPTED NOBBLING  of the favorites for classic races,  never really comes to .light at all.  Tho men who plot these coups are  astute and cunning, are usually dan-  gerous, customers to interfere with,  and have plenty of money at their  command. Hence they are left severely alone by those "in the know,"  either through, fear, or through self-  interest. .Who, for instance, were the  members of the gang which, in 1SD.2  "got at" the Duke of Westminster's  Orme? Columns were written about  the affair in the Press at tho time,  and ������1,000 was  any information  the arrest of the criminals: yet tho  names of the real culprits were never  even hinted at. Nevertheless, the  men arc known; and there is certain  to be on the course at every big  meeting more than one of them,  with check suit and impassive face,  lustily shouting the .odds.  There is also tho, story, well  known to all racing -men, and most  certainly true, concerning.a certain  Derby favorite, who should have  won, but who did not.. It is now  known that the trainer had been  ^bribed���������������15,000 is the sum which  has since been montioned���������and that,  on the night preceding the race, he  had, ��������� with' his,, own. hands, taken off  the horse's plates, and pricked him  slightly in each of his heels, not  enough to make him go lame, but  quite sufficient to spoil his chance of  winning.  This was some years, ago. "Nobbling" now, it is, perhaps, hardly  necessary to say, is conducted on far,  more scientific principles. There are  drugs known to the initiated, so  sure, yet so evanescent, that detection, after they have once been administered, is practically impossible.  A, racehorse.is a very delicate machine. Even an extra drink of  water, just, before leaving the stable  for the post/ may make all the difference between winning and' losing.  A pailful would be almost certain to  do the trick.  Finally, mention ought to bo made  of a criminal conspiracy that was  nipped in the bud, owing to the presence of mind of the  FAMOUS TRAINER JOHN SCOTT.  The horse that was to be "doped"���������  to use the modern slang term���������was  Cotherstone, whom Scott was training for Lord Westminster, and with  whom he was confident of carrying  off the Derby against the favorite���������  PERSIA'S SHAH AT HOME,  Gaper. The la.tter had been backed  for enormous sums���������Lord George  Bentinck alone had ������1SO,000 on it���������  and a ring had been formed���������of  course without the knowledge or consent of that nobleman���������to try to  bribe the "Wizard of the North."  They little knew their man. "Scott,"  said a friend afterwards, who was  present in an ante-room during the  interview, "never looked angrier."  Rushing out of the room, he grabbed a heavy whip, crying out: "That  cad in there has actually offered mc  twenty thousand pounds to permit  his dirty touts to get at Cotherstone! I'll thrash the life out of  him!" But "that cad" had taken  fright and fled,      ���������  KEEPS UP   THE    CUSTOMS  HIS    PREDECESSORS.  OF  His Principal Palace Has No Pretence  to  Architectural  Beauty.  ���������Magnificent  Jewels.  Prior to the Shah's visit to Europe the London Daily Magazine published tho following article:  . The'visit to Europe of MuzaiTcr-cd-  Din Shah (Victorious of the Faith)  is of special interest if only from the  fact that, although before his accession, he had governed the great province of Azerbaijan for at least thirty years, yet his father never permitted him to stir out of Persian territory. Born in 1S53, he came to  tho throne with great administrative  talent, the fruits of long training,  and at once gained the hearts of his  subjects by removing in perpetuity  through Persia the tax on meat and  bread which pressed so heavily upon  the poorer classes. To this ina.y  probably be attributed the almost  total absence of great disorders and  riot, which usually herald the accession of an Eastern monarch. The  Shah is a strong ruler, humane, an  able scholar and philosopher, with'a  strong leaning towards religion, unmixed with fanaticism. Tie is also  a fine shot and a good horseman.  Among the entourage the most.important personage is the Amin-cs-  Sultan, Sadr-Azam. or Prime Minister, who accompanied the late Shah  on his European tour in 1SS9. He  holds the almost unique record in  Persia of having been Prime Minister  to both father and son. Of humble  births he has forced his way to the  highest position in the country by  sheer.:.- talent, energy and force of  character. He is ��������� frank and attractive in his demeanor, as many of  those who have visited Teheran will  testify, and popular with all classes.  In Lis person is exemplified the fact  that lowness of birth is no bar to  the highest promotion, -which reconciles the people more than anything |  else to the pernicious and elaborate j  system of "squeezing" which goes on j  from the highest to the lowest. They j  reason that if God and destiny wills  they also may rise to some high  post which will enable them to get  their own back a hundred fold.  is also the Darya-i-Nur (or Sea of  Light)���������sister diamond to the Kok-  i-Noor (or Mountain of Light)���������the  value of which Fath All Shah, of the  glorious black beard and the extensive harem, considerably depreciated  by scratching his name upon it.  The most interesting object from  an historical point of view is the  "Takht-i-Taus," or Peacock. Throne,  in the Council Room of the Palaccr  said to have been brought by Nadir'  Shah in 1739 from the sacking of  Delhi, where it stood in the Divan-i-  Khas. Grave doubts have arisen affecting its authenticity, for the original is said have been broken up at  the death of Nadir Shah; but even if  this be so it is an exact copy of the  original, and withal an exquisite,  work of art. Overlaid with gold,  which is beautifully chiselled and  enamelled, it is encrusted with precious stones, among which rubies  and emeralds predominate. The  platform is supported by seven Jc-gs,  access to which is gained by two  steps decorated with salamanders.  Tn the centre is a circular star, set  with diamonds, made to revolve, and  on either side of the star are two bejewelled peacocks from which it  takes its name. Its value is variously estimated at from one to two  millions.  The Shah's excursions from and  about the capital arc of a necessity  so very frequent that they do not  arouse much curiosity among tho natives, but whenever accompanied by  the "Shaiirs," or runners, with their  quaint dress, particularly the tall  hat with colored crest like a cock's  comb, his cortege never fails to arrest the attention of Europeans. It  is  A. CUSTOM OF GREAT ANTIQUITY,  the dress being exact in every detail  to    that    used  in    Sefavean times,  some two. or    three thousand, years  back.    Biblical-students  will  find  a  parallel     to the custom by referring  to the  book of Kings,  wherein it is  said  that Acionijah exalted    himself  saying,  "I will lie king:  and prepared him chariots    and horsemen and  j fifty men to run before him."  I    The    physical    test in elder, times  j for this coveted post was very severe  the candidate'having to run on foot  i and fetch twelve arrows one by one  (.}  THE AMIN-ES-SULTAN,  A SHREWD FELLOW.  Swiggers���������That man Killtimo is a  shrewd fellow.  Swaggers���������Why?  Swiggers���������He gave a lawn mowing  party yesterday and had the guests ,  cut the grasSj,  long ore he came, within the sphere  of European notice; labored hard to  carry out public works, among which  may be, cited tho making of a road  from the capita! to Koom, a place  of pilgrimage, and the erection of  caravanserais en route. Finding,  however, that tho conservative natives preferred the shorter caravan  track, which was also exempt from  tolls, he is said to have adopted the  drastic but ingenious expedient of  cutting the banks of tho river., and  putting both track and country for  many miles under water. Travellers  had then no option but to follow  his road, use his caravanserais, and  pay tolls. Tho late Shah looked  upon tho appearance of this great  lake in ono night as a special act of  Providence, and wrote a most eloquent passage in his diary touching  the phenomenon.  -The principal palace of tho Shah,  for he has several in the capital and  environs, has no great pretensions  to architectural beauty, but what  will appeal to almost all aro the  magnificent crown jewels and art  treasures; therein. The upper portion of the court-yard is occupied by  a handsome building, the centre of  which, when the heavy curtains  which conceal it are raised, reveals  the Talar or Throne room,, and the  famous white marble throne. Here,  on certain public occasions, the Shah  displays himself to his subjects just  as Darius and Xerxes  DID AT PERSEPOLLS  from a pillar one and a half leagues  from the palace gates of Ispahan,  the then capital, making in all a distance of a hundred and eight miles  to be "covered between sunrise and  sunset.  Close to tho surf-beaten shore of  the Caspiamsoa at Enzclli, the port  of Rcsht. stands a1 somewhat dilapidated but picturesque five storied  pagoda or summer retreat erected by  the lato Shah, painted blue, greer.  and rc<\, and usually covered with a  mat covering to protect it from the  appalling dampness so characteristic  of the neighborhood. This is one of  the Shah's summer retreats.  - -H���������  ���������"���������  some two thousand years ago.  Among a medley of valuable and  comparatively speaking, valueless  articles, the visitor will be struck by  a globe, tho countries of which arc  delineated by rare jewels;, the sea. by  emeralds, Persia by the national  stone, the turquoise; Africa by rubies, .India by diamonds. A square  glass case contains a big heap of  J pearls four or five inches deep..   Here  side  be a  No.  May  NEVER KNOWN TO FAIL.  Two men were standing together  in a corridor of a jiostofiice- Ono of  them happened to notice that a post  card held in tho fingers of the.other.  was addressed to tho holder.  Why, what does this moan, ho asked. Do you address letters to yourself?  In this case. yes. was the answer.  That's funny.  Well, not so very- Sec the other,  side.  Ho held it up, and the other  read: Bro. Blank, there will  meeting of the I. O. O. S. J:  ^87, at the hall, the evening-*, of  20th, to transact special business.,  Members not present will bo fined  ten dollars.���������J. B.,  Secretary.  Yos, but I don't exactly catch on*  protested the innocent.  Oh, you don't? Well, I got tha  cards printed myself. The society ia  all a myth. When I want to go out  of an evening I direct one of these  cards to my house; I reach home,,  and my wife hands it to mo with a  sigh. I offer to stay at homo and  stand the fine of ten dollars, but, of  course, she won't allow that. That's  all, my friend, except that the  scheme is worked by hundreds of  others, and our poor, deluded wivesi  haven't tumbled to it yet.   ���������+   It costs ������'1S,.M6���������000 a. year to fiB&  Loztdoiu  gBmnwuiimumu THE MINING REVIEW���������Satdrday, July 20,  1901.  Review.  SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1901.  BAD REASONING.  CONSUMPTION  begins and leaves off in thousands of people, who never suspect it. It isn't much more  than a pimple���������indeed it is a  a pimple���������lung pimple.  Health, all round it, stops  it���������just as a skin pimple gets  stopped.  How to get that health all  round it: take Scott's emulsion  of cod-liver oil and be careful  We'll send you a little to try if you like.  Some people reason very strangely.  We have   before   us a copy of a labor  paper, dealing with mining in the Coeur  d' Alenes, that comes to some very comical conclusions.   The paper states that  eleven mines in that district last year  worked by 2,500 men   mining and 400  developing, produced $11,075,000 worth  of ore; that tlie wages at $3.50 per day  amounted to  #8,050,000;    that   freight  and treatment cost $2,190,000; $1,000,-  000 more went into new. machinery, and  $500,000 went into incidentals, or a total  outlay altogether of $7,3-10,000, leaving  $4,000,000  for a few men in dividends.'  The print goes on   to reason that the. scott & bowne, chciuu,  owners get altogether too much money j  and the miners altogether too little.   If  this was the history'of mining the world  over, our confrere's contention would be  indisputably sound.    When it is not the  repetition of history, the adsurdity of  the reasoning of the print comes plainly  to the surface.   In   the   first  place we  may say these mines did not pay that  way from the first strike of the pick up  ���������a large sum of money had  to be spent  in   driving   tunnels,   building    wagon  roads, erecting bunk houses, &c, before  a cent was realised.    During all these  operations the men were drawing their  wages while the owners were drawing  their purse strings.   The owners  must  '��������� be ' allowed   for   all tlieir expenditures  and interest on money in all these channels before their "present profits are considered profits at all.    But this is not  all.   It is quite   safe   to   say the world,  over that not more than one mine in  . every ten  pays.   Supposing then that  the owners of  the mines  at   Coeur d'  Alenes owned all the mines  that were  ever operated in the world, and that tlie  miner's at the Coeur'd'Alenes did all  the mining ever done in the world, they  (the miners) wouldjuive got their $3.50  a day in   all the properties  that were  ever worked���������they would have met with  no losses, but would have made $2.50 a  day from the first of mining operations.  The owners on the other hand losing in  ten prospects for every  one that paid,  would in the end have made infinitely  less money than the men did  who got  their $3.50 a day clear.  The trouble in all these cases is that  labor and labor advocates persist in  taking into account every dollar that  employers ever make out of labor, but  they will never allow a cent for all the  losses they everincur through tiie employment of labor. Wage earners very  seldom lose their capital in trade, em-  players do not win the world over in  more than one case out of ten. To be  honest and make a fair comparison of  what capital is making out of labor, the  losses it incurs by the employment of  labor must first be deducted. By the  employment of labor, capital enables  millions to earn a living and something  more, while labor employed lias enabled  thousands to make millions of dollars of  losses, often falling on innocent parties,  those who provided materials and many  other supplies.  Toronto.  also the third year pointed out the back  taxes of the first and second years  should be- thus invested. Had this  been done, there would be in the  hands ol the debenture holders a record of those taxes by which they  could be collected, and relieve the  city of its present liability for sinking  fund. We are informed Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, who wrenches tlie last cent  he can get out of Sandon tenants, has  never yet paid one cent of taxes in the  place, and that his full indebtedness is  in excess of what the city owes the sinking fund. Had the disposal of his taxes  intimated herein been observed, his property would now be liable for all the  city owes in sinking fund, and the city  would be free of $2,000 of its present  liabilities. When inexperience rules,  and its shortcoming is lauded,.the pub  lie invariably, suffer.  Mr. Houston is very busy hunting the  world over for scraps of argument to  assure the country the mine owners of  Kootenay could work their mines under existing circumstances if they were  only desirous of doing so. The aim then  is to turn the guns of the public on the  heads of these owners for satisfaction  for the present stagnation of business.  Mr. Houston and his coterie of chuck-  lers know'as well as so man}' men can  know that if the mining laws of the  province were left intact as they were  four years ago, there would have been  none of the business troubles of the past  three years in the country. Is it then  not more consistent and more honorable for the people to hold the real first  cause of the trouble responsible than  that imagined to be the cause by these  crying "Stop thief." It is on the heads  of the basswood politicians of British  Columbia the business people must  place the responsibility for their loss of  business the last thro���������e years, and upon  no others.  ^ HEYLAND,  j     ENGINEER,  AND FViNCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  I SANDON, B.C.  M. L. JUMMETT, LL> B.  Barri,-, Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.-  Sani British Columbia.  IDr\  ^or^rdsori,  -A  Cor. Ward and;lker Sts., Nelson, B.C.  This paper from the first has pointed  out much mismanagement of municipal  affairs. The second year of the council  we pointed out the first year's unpaid  taxes should have been set apart as  sinking fund for flume debentures.    We  "If Lilly won't quit when he' is told,  he should be dragged out of the city  office by the heels." Of such is the  journalism of the Boer organ up the  gulch. McAdams lias not honesty and  honor enough to tell his readers Lilly's  resignation is a conditional one���������not to  take effect until his successor is appointed. It was accepted that way, and he  is, therefore, acting perfectly honorably  in holding oflice until his successor is  installed. There would be too much  fairplay in giving the people the facts.  Lilly's work is not perfect as some  would suggest, but his books, accounts,  &c, are in such form that any competent man could arrange them to his will  in a couple of days. His critic, however, knows as much about 'how municipal books ought to be kept as a.hog  knows about a diamond ring.  Alta Uge, No. 20.  a.And a. m.  ���������������������������  Regular Cornmuiuion of the lodge.  Meets first J hursc m each month at S p. ra.  \ uu-tint' brethren qially invited.  A. B. D^STEADKR, Sec'y.  ATLANTIC fflSHIP TICKETS  To und from Europe points via Uanndisn  and American lines. *>p|V for sailing dates,  rates and lull informal to anv C. P.R. agent  .., ,or.H-.w- Hnrbou|V<cnt, Sandon,  W.I\ K Cumniings, G<s.s. Agent.Wiunipeg  Establishing,  in  flamifacturers of \\ kinds of  Plain and Fhcy    ���������  Who has not known the woman whose  disposition is described by that one word  "sunny?" There's always a laugh lurking on her lips. _ Her checks are ever  ready to dimple in smiles.' Her household influence is as, brightening and  stimulating as the sunshine. Nothing  can be cruder than, to have this sunshine  blotted out by disease. But this is a  common cruelty. The young wife who  was the sunshine of the home becomes  its shadow. Every young wife should  know the value of Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription in the protection and preservation of the health. It promotes  regularity, dries the drains which enfeeble body and mind, and cures inflammation, ulceration and female weakness.  It nourishes the nervous system and  gives to the body the balance '<ud buoyancy of perfect health. It is a strictly  temperance medicine.  "I can say that your ' medicine cured me,"  writes Mrs. Maud Pearce, of StouUville, Fairfield Co., Ohio. "I had suffered about twelve,  years from female weakness aud T liac' almost  given up, thinking there was no cure for me.  Then I heard about Dr. Pierce'- medicine and  thought I would try it, and cau say that seven  bottles of your ' Favorite Prescription made me  well. I am now able to do my own housework.  I took about twelve bottles in all of Dr. Pierce's  medicines. Took some of the'Golden Medical  Discovery,' 'Favorite Prescription' and some of  the ' Pleasant Pellets.'"  Dr. Pierce's Pellets cure constipation.  'As there is some misunderstanding  about, that account of Jalland. Bros,  passed by the council, we make this explanation. No one blames Jalland lor  getting his,more}' when he could. Every  member of the old council sav there was  an agreement '.with Nye to handle the  city team at his own expense, Lilly and  Stubbij, so ex-Aid. Hunter says.were  instructed to notify dealers the city was  not responsible for supplies while Nye  had the team. Alex. Crawford says  Nye told him lie was providing for the  tea'ni at his own expense, and collecting  all scavenger fees. Another circumstance is the bill was.not entertained by  the old council, though the goods were  got some five or six; months belbie the  end of last year, and ex-Mayor Pitts is  credited with telling Jalland the council were not responsible for tlie amount.  It is the aldermen who certified to the  bill before learning all the circumstances that are altogther to blame.  V!CTORIA,fec.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.\  ���������i:  m  D  Everybody WVnts  Coal  The blue squib abuses certain ofthe  council and lauds others. The aldermen he wants are those  Who favosa smallpox bill of.....$ 900 00  Extra to city clerk, uselessly..'.. 220 00  Pay't of Nye's bill to Jalland      30 00  Total. .41,150 00  The men who want .$1,156 of the people's taxes handled as if thrown into  the creek are the Aldermen the Blue  streak lauds for their economy. Hurrah  for tbem all!  Try Lethbridge Coal, then ym will  have the best and cheapest. Tliis coal  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it forallkindsoi grate  Eu if; Came rem;  Spokane Falls &  Northern R'y.  Nelson & Fort  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain Railway.  Mayor Lovatt is abused by the gulch  squib! because he does not install Mr.  [ Lyons as clerk and (leece the people on  the spot Put of $220. The taxpayers of  Sandon have surely been fleeced enough  without this additional robbery and  nothing but expectations in the till.  The taxpayers will stand by the Mayor  in this item.  The only nil rail route between nil point?  east, west and south to Rossland, Nelson ami  intermediate points; connecting at. .Spokane  with Great Northern, Northern Pacific, and 0.  R. &N. Co.  Connects at Rossland with the Canadian  Pacific Railway for Boundary Creel; points.  Connects ut Aiyer's Falls with stage duily for  Republic.  Bullett service on trains between Spokane  and Northport.  Effective May 5th, 1901.  Leave. Dav Train. .   Aiuuvh  9:00a. fa..'. Spokane 7:35 p.m.  l'2:S0p. in Rossland..... 4:00 p. m.  9:15 a. m  .Nelson..��������� 7:15p. in.  H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T. A.,  ',' Spokane, Wash,  G. K.TAUJCABURY,  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  mm THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, July 20,  1901.  'Comment.  I.  While the Nelson Tribune is blowing  ibout the prosperity of trade in the  country, Turner, Beeton & Co., one of  the oldest and largest wholesale houses  'in the place, announce the closing up of  Itheir Nelson branch.  lei  If one could have read the thoughts  pi Aid. Duffy at the seance at the coun-  il meeting oh Monday, they would have  run something like these: "Faith an its  hard to till whither its the union that's  nicking the council or the council that's  bucking the union.   It's an even up."  The gulch philosopher says  it is not  the two per cent, tax of the provincial  IjoTernment that if? bearing heavily on  nining in British Columbia, it is the  3ominion duties on machinery. Can-'  lot the gorsoon understand "that when  h bear heavily, the removal of either  could help mining?  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kept up to the pink of perfection, we have  put in a fine assortment of all  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  With Doc. Gomm  and  the garnishee  it was a case of  Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard  To get poor Doc. a bone,  When 6he got there the cupboard was  bare,  And so the poor Doc. got none.  I This is all'the worse as it was to get the  bone the Doc. sent in his resignation.  He forgot evidently all about the dog  and the shadow.  If the hospital directors do not call off  I Gomm in his proceedings against the  'Aty, there will be no course open to the  council but to cut off the hosDital grant  md proceed against the hospital. The  s'rantof the council to the hospital is to  relieve the city of the care of those who  ,vould otherwise be thrown upon it.  Gomm is paid a regular  fee for attend-  Iing to all such cases. The alleged smallpox was no smallpox, and even if it was  the. hospital was not relieved by law or  otherwise from treating it. The mere  fact that Mayor Pitts ordered the isolation of the case, and Gomm to take care  bf what was otherwise one of his pa-  ptients, does not change the liability  one whit. The public want to see an  hospital here and are prepared to aid  it, but it must take care of its own patients and relieve the city of their care,  ' ' '  TINSMITH   AND   PLUMBER.  Has on hand a fine line of  PlumMng Goods-Call and  gel prices.on Plumbing and  Sheet Metal Work.  REMEMBER ROOFS PUT ON  BY   ME   DO   NOT   LEAK.  i*������9������������������������e������������������������coM������e������������������it������������������*ee������C0������e,������������������s������������������������e������������e������e������������9������  Here is from the Silvertonian. A few  [weeks ago there were none to blame for  mv troubles but the mine owners. Now  |->ur confrere concludes the/laborers are  1 much at fault as the capitalists. Coming to your senses, brother: "Railroading, Fishing and Mining are the princi-  ial industries of British  Columbia and  in all three of these have employer and  if<d employee fallen out over the wage  tV'istion and have proceeded to settle  ,heir differences by tying up the whole  :ountry in a series of strikes. They fail  :o recognise the rights of each other,  ooking at it from a selfish point of view,  md the public must stand back and  mffer while they settle theirdifferenceB.  it was bad enough for the business in-  Sereats of the province when the C.P.R.  ocked   horns   with  the  trackmen and  rorae when the cannery owners  and  Jisbermen  fell out,  but on top of these  have now a miners'strike affecting  )ur   biggest mining camp,   Rossland.  1 this state of things be right?  Have  the innocent always to  suffer  and the  (vhole country he sacrificed to the eel-  Sshness or greed of either of the parties  ,0 these industrial disputes? Sur-ly  pome method of compulsory arbitration  |:an be devised which both employer  Jtnd employee can be made to. accept.  IBritiflh Columbia is fast gaining a repu  Ration in the outside world, that will  Stake a generation to live down, of being  r,he worst governed province in Canada,  pill of bossism, anarchism and irresponsible legislators, mine-managers and  labor leaders."  The Host .Complete Health Resort  On the Continent of North America.  SITUATED niDSTSCENL-RY  UNRIVALLED FOR GRANDEUR.  The BIO- Store.  First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods  Just Arrived and More on the Way.  We are Offering Special Values In Dress Goods  Carpets, Oilcloths, Tapestry, Spares, Curtains.  Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries?  ^>.������'^'.l"><>������.>n.M.<'KM.('l.'(.CUM.<%^l.I"|,>������,I'l.M.("1#>(./'t^l.<S(������I./���������W^<'\<M,f ^1.('1,11.������^(M.������"Wi'������.(SJ"  IHE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  e  ���������  9  9  9  9  ������  ���������  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  THE  PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  >    SSBINO. 4 K.-W.rC. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  FREE MILLING- GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  EXCHANGE for exhibition.    '.; -.  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  Correspondence solicited.   Address all communications to  ,fo-  Telephone No. 104.     P. O. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERQER, Nelson, B.C.  mm  HALCYON SPRINGS, ARROW LAKE, B.C.  Resident physician and nurse. Boating,  fishing-and excursions. In telegraphic communication with all parts of the world. Two  mails arrive and depart every day. TERMS:  $15 to $18 per week, according to residence, in  hotel or villus. Its baths cure all nervous and  muscular diseases. Its waters heal all kidney,  liver and stomach ailments.  LIMITED.  pa  If tlie city council would only charge  a silver collection at its meetings, and  charter special trains for its seances, it  could soon wipe out its indebtedness.  This is one pure and ingenious way to  raise the wind. .Some time in the history of Sandon, we won't say how far  back, the baseball kids got it into their  heads they wanted white pants, and  they did not know how to raise the $10  to pay for them. At length this novel  idea was suggested by one, and it took  like a charm: A young couple was  married a few days before, and the newly created hnsband was told that if he  did not put up the $10 they would  charivari (the Bluestreak spells it shiv-  eree)him. As the gentleman is not specially fond of music, he concluded to put  up the X. He accepted Hobson's choice  and the boys all got their baseball  pants.  Operating   KASLO & SLOCAN RY.  INTERNATIONAL NAV. & TRAD. CO., Ltd.  BEDLINGTOV & NELSON RY.  KOOTENAY VALLEY RY.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY CO.  J8:10a.m. leave......Kaslo arrive 4:50p.m.  12:35 p.m. arrive.....Sandon...leava    2:35 p.m.  Connecting at Kaslo with Steamer Alberta  to and from Nolson.  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &  TRADING CO., LTD.  NELSON-KASLO ROUTE-Stenmer Alberta.  6:00 a.m. leave .Nelson Arrive 9:00 p.m.  8:15 a.m. leave Pilot Bay..leave    6:50 p.m.  9:45a.m.-arrive Kaslo.....Ieav6     5:20 p.ro.  Connecting at Pilot Bay with Steamer Kaslo I  to and from'Kuskonook and at Kaslo with '  K. it S. By. to and from Sandon.  KASLO-LARDO-ARGENTA ROUTE.  Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo   Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am.  KASLO-KUSKONOOK ROUTE-Steamer Kaslo  7:00 a.m. leave Kaslo  arrive S:20p.m.  8:15 a.m. leave Pilot Bay. .leave    6:50 p.m.  10:20 a.m. arrive.. .Kuskonook.leave 5:00 p m.  Connecting at Pilot Bay with Steamer  Alberta to and from Nelson and at Kuskonook with B. it N. Ry.  BEDLINGTON & NELSON  &  KOOTENAI  VALLEY RAILWAYS  10:30a.m. leave.. .Kuskonook..arrive 4:50 p.m.  1:15 p.m arrive.BonnersFerry.leave 2:00 p.m.  Connecting at Bonner's Kerry with Great  Northern, both east and west bound, and at  Creston Junction with U..N. P. Ry.  Tickets soldto all points in United States and  Canada via Great Northern, Northern Pacific,  O. R. &N. Co., Ac, Ac.  Ocean and steamship tickets and rates via all  lines will be furnished on aj plication.  For further particulars call on or address  Robt. Irving, Manager. Kaslo, B. C.  Gxo. Huston, Agent, Sandon.  Pacific  SUMMER EXCURSIONS  FROM KOOTENAY  COMMON  POINTS.  Pan-American ExhlMtlon  BUFFALO, $76.  June 18, July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20.  Epwortli League Meeting  SAN FRANCISCO, $50.  July 13, 14, 15.  Christian Endeavor Conv'n.  CINCINNATI,  $68.50.  July  2. 3-  National Educational Ass'n  DETROIT, $71.25.  July 2, 3,  For time-tables, rates and full information call on or address nearest local;  agent, or  H. W. Harbour, Agent,  Sandon, B. C, or  J. S. Caeter, E. J. Coylk,  J).V. A., Nelson,   A.G.P.A., Vancouver  ia  mxmmmmmrnt * Atonf flic Hoosc Wl  SUMMER  TOESEnVES.  It is a rule of .good housekeeping  to preserve only those early summer  fruits which are indispensable. It is  very difficult, to keep preserves,  though they are done up in the heaviest syrups, through the hot summer-  months. Preserve all tho strawberries that you are to put up in their  own weight or three-quarters of  their weight of sugar. They will  usually require this amount of  sugar to be agreeable to the taste  on tlie table. The amount of sugar  used depends on the acidity of tho  berries.  The first pineapples that are fit  for preserving are the genuine sugar-  loaf pineapples. Theco do not become cheap until tho first week of  July. These pineapples have a shallow eye and are very sweet. Good  pineapples of this kind can often be  purchased iu the middle of .summer  for SI , a dozen, and they are so  sweet they do not require much sugar. A preserve, a marmalade or a  canned fruit may be satisfactorily  prepared from pineapples. A delicious preserve of pineapples is made  of this fruit cut-in cubes and left in  a cool place over night in three-  quarters its weight of sugar. In the  morning the juice of the fruit will  cover it. Cook il up in its own  juices for five minutes or until the  fruit is clear. Do not add any  water. This preserve can be sealed  up in airtight cans, and it is almost  certain to keep well even in hot  weather. A pineapple canned in aj  syrup made of a cup of water and a  cup of sugar is quite inferior to ono  cooked in its own juice with considerable sugar.  Apricols keep well, and when they  can bo obtained it pays  to  preserve  them    or    even    can them, for they j  make good pies.    All preserves, who-:  ther put in much or little sugar, aro j  now     canned     in     "airtight"   cans, '  though a "canned" fruit, technically'  speaking, means one put up in a lit-i  tie sugar and  depending on  the ex- >  elusion of all air to prevent it from j  spoiling.       Such fruits are delicious |  for    pies,- oven though  there is only  a small amount of sugar added, and-  thoy    are    useful    on the table as a  light preserve.  An excellent plan for keeping  strawberries, pineapples and other  fruits which have been put up early  is to pack the cans in a cold cellar  in a box of dry wet sand. This excludes the light as well as the heat,  which varies even in what is known  as a cold cellar.  STARCHING   SITIRTWATSTS.  If the shirtwaists are wanted very j  stiff they should be thoroughly dried j  before starching; if only moderately '  so, about half dried. The closer the J  weave of the goods the thinner the i  starch should be. Only white or  cream colored shirtwaists should be  dried in the sun, as everything fades  much more quickly when wot, being  subjected to what is really a. bleach-  i.- ing process.- They are better, however, dried quickly and this they will  do if hung in a breeze.  To make hot water starch, dissolve  a rounding tablespoonful of starch  it a little cold water with as much  tw.vix as will lie on a dime, dissolved in a tablespoonful of boiling  water (it will not melt in cold  water), and a quarter of an inch of  tallow candle. Pour on boiling  water until it reaches tho right consistency. If tho waists are wanted  stiff the starch should not be squeezed out too much before they are  hung to dry.  Clothes prepared in hot water  starch should be sprinkled when dry  with hot water instead of cold, as  the latter is liable to leave starch  spots. Having reached this stage if  the shirt has stiff cuffs they and the  hollar must.be dipped in cold water  . starch, which is mixed in the following proportions: One rounding  tablespoonful of starch to a small  half pint of water, four drops of  spirits of turpentine and as much  borax as will lie on a dime dissolved in one tablespoonful of boiling  wateiv   Pour in a little of tlie water*  and mix up smoothly with the hand,  then pour in the rest of the water,  turpentine and dissolved borax, taking care not to get the sediment of  the latter, as it tends to produce  iron mould. This quantity is enough  for two shirtwaists.  First of all wet the sleeve all  round where it joins the cuff by dipping the fingers in the water and  rubbing them over it, taking care  not to wet the cuff itself; if the collar- is, attached treat it in the same  way. ��������� Then gather the sleeve tightly  into the hand and clip the cuff into  the starch, stirring the latter up  each time with the finger. Rub tho  starch well in, redip the cuff in tho  same manner and squeezing the wet  starch out rub it vigorously between  the hands. Treat the collar in the  same way. If one did not dampen  the adjoining portion of the sleeve  before starching the cuff, it would be  disfigured with starch spots. Roll  tho shirtwaists tightly and lay aside  for an hour or more.  WITH RIPE PEACHES.  Peach Meringue: Peel and cut in  quarters 1 qt fine ripe peaches, place  them in a baking dish, sprinkle with  white sugar and cover with stiflly  whipped whites of' 3 eggs, in which  2 tablespoons white sugar have been  stirred. Set-tho dish in a slow oven  until the meringue is very delicately  browned, then cool and set on ice.  Serve with a cold custard made with  the yolks of the eggs, 1 pt rich  milk, 2 tablespoons white sugar and  .V teaspoon almond extract.  ' Peach .Shortcake: Make a crust  with 1 qt. sifted flour, 3 teaspoons  baking powder, 1 saltspoon salt, 2  heaping tablespoons butter and sufficient milk to make a light dough.  IUix the dry ingredients together,  then work in the butter and add the  milk. Cut the dough into three  equal portions, roll each but to the  thickness of half an inch, and bake  in a quick oven to a light brown.  When done remove the pans from the  oven, let cool a minute, then carefully lift out one crust, lay it on a  largo plate and spread tho top with  soft butter. Cover it with a generous layer'of thinly sliced, rich flavored 'peaches,' sprinkle with sugar,  add the next crust and continue thus  until each layer is used. The top  layer should bo of the peaches.  Serve cold with rich sweet cream,  plain or whipped.  Peach Pie: Line a pie plate with a  rich paste, and set it in a hot oven  for 10 minutes. Fill with thinly  sliccd ripe poaches, sweeten liberally,  add 2 teaspoons water and a few1  chopped almonds or peach kernels,  cover with a top crust and bake in  a quick oven.  Peach Cobbler.���������Line a deep dish  with a thick, rich crust, and fill  with peaches which have been peeled,  halved, sweetened and slightly stewed. Cover with a thick crust of  rich puff paste, and bake in a quick  oven till a pale brown. When done  break the top crust into small pieces and carefully stir it in with the  fruit. Servo cither hot or cold,  with rich, sweet cream.  Peach Pandowdy: Pour 1 qt stewed peaches (cut in halves) into ;>  qt pudding dish. Make a crust with  1 cup inilk, 1 egg, a generouns lump  of butter, 2 teaspoons baking pow-  A'er and sufficient flour to roll out,  cover over the peaches and bake until the crust is done. Serve with a'  sweet sauce flavored with lemon or  almond extract. If preferred, less  flour may bo added, and the batter  dropped in spoonfuls over the peaches. ���������  being necessary. Fill the tub two-  thirds full of warm rain, water, to  which add three tablespoonfuls of  powdered borax, put the curtains in,  and let soak half an hour, then  wash! carefully until clean, rinse first  in clear water, and then in blue  water, to which a little thin starch  is added. Squeeze with the hands,  aiid shake free-of water, but do. not  handle roughly. ,Pin , clean sheets  over ��������� the carpet in a spare room,  stretch the curtains over, and pin  securely in place, taking care to  smooth " out thi> edges; open the  doors and windows to' admit tlie air  and in a few hours the curtains- will  be ready to hang, and will look  quite as well as if fresh from "the  hands of a French, laundress:  ESCiPie coiscriptim"   1  METHODS  ADOPTED  TO  MILITARY DUTY.  ELUDE  Ha  llow TO LAUNDER CURTAINS.  Housekeepers , generally regard the  laundering of lace curtains a difficult task, one beyond the ability of  the home launderers, hence incur unnecessary expense in sending their  curtains to a professional launder-  er's every spring. If attention be  given the work it may be done at  homo very satisfactorily by any ordinary washer-woman, under the  supervision, of course, of the mistress herself. After taking the curtains down from the windows shake  them well to remove tho dust and  loose dirt. A bright day should  be selected and everything in readiness before the work is begun. A  tub of good size is best, and the  washing should be done with the  hands, a wash-board or machine not  A HAUNTED  HOUSE.  Story From Scotland  of  a  Ghost  And a Series  of Dreams.  Some years ago my wife had repeated dreams of a house, the interior arrangement of which she described minutely, although*no idea as  to its locality was conveyed to her,  says a writer in the London. Spectator. Subsequently in the year  lSG.'J, I hired for the autumn    from  Lady B  a house in the highlands/  with shooting and fishing; my son,  who was in Scotland at the time,  arranged the matter, neither my  wife nor I having seen the place.  When I wont (without my wife) to  make final arrangements for taking  possession Lady B  was still living in the house, and she told mo  that if I did not mind she proposed  putting me for the night into a bedroom which she herself usually occupied, and which for some time past  had been haunted by "a little lady"  who continually appeared in it. As  I was somewhat sceptical upon such  matters, I replied that I should bo  delighted to make the acquaintance  of her ghostly visitor, and I accordingly slept in the room, *but no  sucli visitor appeared to mo.  Subsequently, upon my wife's arrival at the house, she, to her great  astonishment, found it to be the  counterpart of < her dream house,  and on inspecting it from hall to attic every detail appeared to correspond. But on descending again,'to-  the hall, she said: "No this cannot  be -the house after all, as in my  dream there was another suite of  rooms on that side', which is missing  here."' She was at once told that  there was such a suite of apartments  not approached from the hall, and  on being taken over them she recognized every room. She, however,  said that a bedroom in this suite  appeared in her dream to be a.sitting room, and it appeared that this  had been the case, but that the arrangement had just been altered..  A day or two after, my wife and I  met    Lady    B ,  and I introduced  the two ladies to each other, as they  had not previously been acquainted.  Instantly    Lady    B exclaimed,  "Why, you arc the lady, who haunted my bedroom." I have no, explanation to offer, nor had my wife  during the , rest of her life, as to  what some might call a remarkable  coincidence, and what would be called in the highlands a case of second sight. Certainly my dear wife  was the last person in the world to  give undue license to her imagination, and further, I can vouch for  the fact, and so can other members  of my family, that she did undoubtedly describe accurately a house  which had some rather remarkable  arrangements, and fhis !<>r.g before  she or any other members of tho  family were even aware that such a  house really existed.,  FISH   150   YEARS   OLD.  There are some gold-fish in Washington which have belonged to the  same family for the last fifty years,  and they seem no bigger and no less  vivacious to-day than they did when  they first'came into the owner's possession. A few of the fish in tho  Royal Aquarium at St. Petersburg  are known to be 150 years old, and  the age of the sacred fish in some of  the ponds attached to the Buddhist  temples in China is to be counted by  centuries, if we are to believe the  priests^  Recent  Trial in  Germany Elicited  The Many Ways in Which  It Is Done.  Probably the most sensational trial  which has taken place in- Germany  for very many years past was that  recently concluded at Elbcrfcld,  when nearly forty persons, including,  several doctors, were charged with  being concerned in obtaining the release of recruits from military service by illegal medical practices.,  During the course of tho trial, which  occupied twenty-one days, some astounding facts came to light regarding methods .which have been  employed to cause conscripts temporary illness or deformity, in .order  that they might escape their term of  military duty.  Several recruits confessed to having received and taken picric acid  pills in order to produce feigned  jaundice, and even pills to produce  temporary affection of the heart,  which had been supplied for the purpose by the persons implicated in  the trial. In several cases, too, recruits had been advised to use certain glasses, for the purpose of producing- short-sightedness, while a  temporary affection was also caused  by pouring some secret mixture into  the cars.  Conscripts were also shown how to  cleverly feign rupture, while consumption was also simulated by  throwing up blood, which had previously been swallowed. 'And so  cleverly were these practices carried  out that "the army doctors were deceived over and over again, and reported young fellows unfit for service who had  BEEN OPERATED  UPON.  In fact several army doctors wero  also charged, in the earlier stages of  the trial, with being concerned in  helping unwilling recruits to escape,  but were afterwards honorably acquitted, the other prisoners receiv- -,���������  ing sentences ranging from throe  months to seven years.  ��������� Recruit faking is also practised to  a' large, extent in Russia, probably  more so than in any other country  in which the laws of conscription  are enforced. So skilfully, however,  is the business managed that, the police experience the greatest difficulty  in, tracing the * parties concerned.  But a few months ago the authorities at Moscow succeeded in arresting a woman who for several years  past has' made quite a comfortable  income by artificially mutilating  young fellows who wished to escape  their term of military service.  Her favorite method was to inject  under the skin of the finger and too  joints some preparation of petroleum, which produced a very natural-  looking contraction of the joint operated upon. Her clients were chiefly the sons of poor people, who  could not afford to pay much for being "faked," although many of tho  well-to-do often placed themselves in  her hands.  It appears that the woman's husband, who died about two years ago  had also carried on this extraordinary trade, and after his death the  widow continued in the same business. The police had long had suspicions regarding the illegal operations which she carried on, but sha  had always managed to evade them,  until someone betrayed her by giving information to the authorities..  THE POLICE OF PARIS  recently unearthed a whole band of  persons who made large sums of  money by helping young Frenchmen  to escape conscription. Like tho  woman in Moscow, they made deformities to order, only the band  worked on a much larger scale.  Why, Clara, you look radiant f!  What has happened? I've just received an invitation to a wedding..  Well, there's nothing particular in  that to go into raptures over. Yes,  but it happens to be my own, and  she showed the new engagement  ring..  !  ������i  A  \1  Kg ���������TIT *"���������*������������������'"������������������  FRAGRANT  a porfssf flqsilc! dsisflifriG������ far &iq  New Size SOZODONT LIQUID, ZSc  SOZ0DONTT00TH POWDER, Z5c  Large LIQUJf) aud POWDER, 7������o  At all Stores, or by Mail for tlio prioo.  HALL &. RUCKE'L, Montreal.  3AGE    ADVICE   OF  A  FATHER.  -ounsel    That     All    Young  Should Heed.  Men  surroundings.  a great deal  ample,     flour  ^ "My son,", said the fond but wise  IJurent, "you are leaving me to go  jut into the world. I. have nothing  ������*o give you but advice. Never tell  ��������������� lie. If you wish to put one in circulation, get it published. A lie  "cannot live, but it takes ono a  Warned long time to fade out of  2^-int.  "Always read your contract. A  "���������nan might consider he was getting  a sinecure if he were offered a position picking blossoms off a century  plant, but, you see, he wouldn't have  a remunerative occupation if ho were  paid on piece work.  "13c not overcritical. Even the  most ordinary sort of a genius can  tell when the other fellow is making  a fool of himself.  "Remember that the young man  like the angler's worm, is rather better for being visibly alive.  "Bo careful in the choice of your  Environment will do  for a man. For ex-  and water in a china  jug is cream sauce; in a pail on the  sidewalk it is billsticker's paste.  "Don't forget that there's a time  for everything and that everything  should be done in its proper time.  Never hunt for bargains in umbrellas  on a rainy day.  ���������''You..may make enemies. If you  know who they are don't mention  them. Silence is golden; it saves  the money that might otherwise oe  spent in defending a libel suit. If  you don't know who they are���������well,  abuse lavished on a concealed enemy  is like chazity indiscriminately bestowed. It's a good thing wasted.",  ,   _ _^_ __. ���������  HIS: REDEEMING POINT. ,  .  Skitts  is  utterly  lazy and  worthless.  Oh, I don't know ; he is entithvl to  some credit for not letting, anything  worry him.  My dear, said Growler to his wife  'the other morning, I wish you would  look over my wardrobe. I was up in  my room a little while ;ago, and the  only thing I could find which had  any buttons on was my kodak !  "���������������������������'   '���������"���������'" ������������������+- ' ���������'  Dutch owned one-half  of the world. Their  now  less  than  1^-   of  MAKING SHORT PEOPLE TALL.  Dr. Maurice Springer, an American  physician, has discovered something  of interest to little men, viz., a  method of adding to the human stature'. He has increased by 3 inches  the height of Miss Ruth Liinton, a  pretty young woman of Washington  who was made unhappy by excessive  shortness, her height being only 4  feet 10 inches. His method consists  principally in tho daily application  of static electricity to the cartilage  of tho knee-joints. He also makes  injections into the cartilage, orders  daily massage, and compresses soaked in salt water to be a.pplied Lo the  knee-joints at night. The diet includes cereals, which promote the  growth of  the cartilage.  never varies from its high standard and still maintains its place as leader.  Always Che people's choice.  Load Packages, 25, 30,40, 50 and 60 cts.  I"?   VlThBa    W>f >->i *���������*���������������'   best results B*llI'all your  li 3      IWU    Wl/cAtiS, CUTTER, ECQ3, POULTRY. APPLES, othor FRUI78 ant! PRODUCE,!*  The Dawson'Commission Co. Um,t5oibcornolt,Biwto.and  THE MOST EXPENSIVE BOOK  HAY FEVER CAN BE rR EVENT LID  Don't seek other climes <\p "Hay  Fever Season," don't destroy your  stomach and nerves by drugs���������prevent the disease. Hay Fever-is caused by germs that float about in the  a,ir and finally find lodgement in your  throat and lungs. Medicine won't  reach them there, but Catarrhozonc  will. Catarrhozone is sure death to  germs. Start now to use Catarrh-  ozone. Inhale it into ihe l In oat,  nasal passages and bronchial tubes;  it goes wherever the air you breathe  goes, and it will prevent and cure  Hay Fever. Endorsed by not less  than one thousand doctors in Canada and U. S. Sent to any address  for SI.00 forwarded to Poison Chemical Co., Hartford, Conn., U. S., or  Kingston,  Ont.  Probably the-most expensive book  known is that which the Ameer of  Afghanistan has presented to tho  Shah ol' Persia. It is a manuscript  copy of the Koran, the binding is of  solid gold, 2Jin. thick; the carvings,  which are the work of an Afghan  goldsmith, are incrusted with precious stones���������167 pearls, 122 rubies,  and 109 diamonds of the purest  water.   +   Marble is worth  a ton, and Italy  tons a- year.  ��������� Your    heart,     said  beats seventy times a  computation does not  ladies  running    away  bull or for schoolboys  in the rough ������20  exports' 105.0U0  the    lecturer, .  minute.    This  hold good for  from a mad  discovered in  an apple tree by a lively farmer.  -+-  Victim���������Are ,you sure you can put  my teeth into satisfactory condition ? Dentist���������Yes, sir ; at any rate  I will spare no pains to do so.  Keep Aiinara's Liniment in me House  hear that there was a  Smith's family ? asked  don't  sav   so ?  exclaim-  Did you  skeleton in  Jones. You  ed his wife. Where ? Inside of  replied Jones. And then he  led idiotically.  Smith,  chuck-  SPECIAL  TRAIN  TO  CISCO.  SAN  FRAN-  For    Canadian    delegates  and all  others going to the Epworth League  Convention, via Chicago and Northwestern  Railway,   to  Tuesday,     July   '9th,  CALIFORNIA   AND. RETURN.  ,On July Gth to 12th, the Wabasli  Railroad will sell round trip tickets  to San Francisco, California, at single firstclass fare, good to return  any time up to August 31st, 1901.  Diagram of through sleepers now  ready, Stop over en route west of  first Colorado point. Everything  will be firstclass and up-to-date.  This will be by far the most comprehensive trip ever offered to visit  this golden land of sunshine and  (lowers.^ Free reclining chairs on all  trains.  Full particulars at. Wabash office,  North-east corner King and Yongo  .���������streets, To'-^ntc.  ���������1.   A.  Richardson,  Dist.   Pass.   Agt  Was it a quiet wedding ? Of course.  You didn't expect they would quarrel right before the clergyman, did  you ?  and  For Over Fifty Years  Mil?. Winslow's Soothing Svkup linn been used by  millions of mothers fov their children while teething.  Itsoothes the child, loftens the gums, allays pain, cure*  wind colic, regulates the ttoniuch and Ijowols, and in the  best remedy for lliiir.-hcea. Twenty-live cents a bottle  Bold by druggists throughout the world. JSe sure aud  ask for " Mus. Winslow's Soothing Hyrmf."  Cheap round trip rate  between St. Paul. Winn.  the Pacific eoast.  On July 6th the Northern Pacific  Ry. will place in effect a low first-  class round trip rate of ������45.00 from  eastern terminals to Seattle, Ta-  coma and Portland. Dates of sal.5  at eastern terminals will be from  .July Gth to July 13th inclusive, und  the final limit for return will fce.Aug.  31st, 1901. Destination must bo  reached not later than July 18th,  stopovers being allowed IN EITHER  DIRECTION within the transit  limits.  This offers an unsurpassed opportunity for those desiring to hunt  new homes and farms to go into tho  northwest and look over the country, or for those wishing to visit  relatives or friends or to make pleasure trips, to do so..  Abyssinia was converted to 'Jhris-  tianity in the fourth, century. Tho  country has now over 12,000 monks.  MflBPOE     itcGill���������Colleee A.venU3  &iy!LSdfc MONTREAL.  Family Hotel rates 31-50 per day.  No, beggar, says a philanthropist,  [will go away empty-handed from    a  iomrn   PhiMim   Sooti    man's  door.       Not  if  he  can  ���������iT re"mcag������   reach  an  overcoat  from  the     good  11.59  p.   m. ! ....      .���������,   .  In 1G70 the  the shipping  proportion is  the total.  -4-  Aslc for Minartl's and take no other  Why did you send for me, Mrs.  Youngwife?. said. Dr. Rcdlight. There  is absolutely nothing wrong with the  baby.. Oh, I'm so glad, doctor !  But what made you think there was?  Why, doctor, he hasn't cried a bit  for more than an hour.  Stops' will be made at Denver, Colorado Springs, . Glenwood Springs  and Salt Lake, passing en route the  finest scenery in the Rocky and  Sierra Nevada Mountains. Through  Pullman Palace and Tourist Sleeping Cars.. Order berths early, as  party will .be. limited in number.  Fare only S50 round trip, with  choice of routes returning. Send  stamp for illustrated itinerary and  map of San Francisco to B. H. Bennett, Cen'l Agent, 2 King St. East,  Toronto,  Ont.  Was he a famous man ? Famous !  Why, my dear sir, they're even talking of naming a new bicycle after  him.  man's hall-rack.  iiqrI'8 iioieni is used by Pipcis.  Guest���������Can you give me a room and  a bath ?" Clerk���������I can give you a  room, but I'm too busy to bath you  just now.  When ycu ivrito to an advertiser tell Wm that  yoti t:aw his advertisement in this papor. It Is tn  your interest to do so, as Our Folks are treated  honestly ant! served with tho best.  ^Customer,  Didn't    you  ear     then ?  Yes,     sir,   a  (getting his hair cut)���������  nip off a piece of tho  Barber (reassuringly}���������  small     piece,   but not  'nough to  affect the llcarin'  sir.  a  r?  ���������"      ��������� -������$��������������������������� ���������  Beware of. Ointments  for Catarrh  " that contain Mercury  as mercury will turely destroy tho sense of.  smell and completely derange thovrholo system  wIimr enteritis it througli,the raucous surfaces  Such articles ehould never ho used except on  prescriptions from reputable) physicians, as t.lie  damage thoy will do istou fold to th? Rood you  can possibly dorive from r.licm. Hull's Catarrh  Cuto, manufactured by F.J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, O., contains no mercury, stnd is talcon in-  tornsilly. acting directly upon the blood and  mucous t-urfaces of tho system. In buying  Hall's Catarrh Curo ba euro you >jet tho genu-  fne. It is taken intcrnaliy.and made in Toledo,  Ohio, by F. J. Choney & Co. Testimonial*  froe.  .Sold by DruRgMt*. prion 75c per bottle.  Hnll'd Family Pills uro the beat.  Teacher���������And how do you know,  my dear, that you have been christened ?  Scholar���������Please,  mum,   'cause  I got  mum.  the    marks  on  mo  i'.vm now,  For nil skin'&tlr  J, C. Calvert & Go., Manchester, England  MTALR00FE8SS  Douglas Bros.,  "' Adelaide St.  'i'oKomo, Ont.  'IntiU'umcnts, Drums,  Uniforms, Etc,  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fire catalogue  500ilhist rations, mailed free. Write us for any  thing in Music or Musical Instrument*.  Toronto, Ont, and  IViuuipos, Man.  Wiialoy-Royce & Go.,  ROOF2K6  ���������>f������jr*������PT m i ii������iqhwii������iii'i"!  * *m*-i?w-; >:f=r**������/������/**vrvTr*T*w*-M^ t  St. Martin.���������Que.'"May G, 1895.  C,  C. -RICHARDS. & CO.  Gentlemen,���������Last November my  child stuck a nail in his knee causing  inflammation so severe that 1 was  advised to take him to.Montreal and  have tho limb amputated to save his  life.  A neighbor advised us to try MIN-  ARD'S LINIMENT, which we did,  and within three days my child was  all right, and I feel so grateful that  I send you this testimonial, that my  experience may be of. benefit to  others^  LOTJIS GAGNIER,  and  Sheet  Metal  Works  KOOl'-IXG Kl.ATK, in Black  Hod rii-Grecu. SUVTK m./VUKHOAUlJ:-. Wo nuyily  Pul.lic und iliiih ���������sdiool!', Toronto). JtooUii!; Felt, 1'ilcli,  CTonlTur, clo. KOOFIXOTIJiK (Sc������No.v OUy iluild-  fiiKS, Toronto, "louts by our Ann). M'-Wl Ceilings. Or--  r.'ce.c, etc. l-lstliinites funiislii'd for work compleutor for  iiiutBriniaiihipiii-iUoaiiypurt of th 1 country, i'liono.1SU3  0. DUTHIE & SOtiS.A-i'-jlalcIa &WldmorSts., Toronto  [romMan Um Steamships  Monlieal to Liverpool,     iloston to  Liverpool.   1'orlli.nd to Liverpool.   Via Quecns-  tovru.  I,:irf;o&nd Fast Steamships. Superior accommodation  'or all cUm^s of paT-senscrs.    yuloons and Stateroom*  ������.Ve amidships.   Special attention has been ������i������on to tha  liicond S:ilooa asd Third-Olaaa accommodation.   Foi  r&t<!5 of piks.:az������) and all particulars, apply to any ocaul  lit the Company, or  Richards, Mills i Co, D. Torrance & Co..  77 titau St., Boston. Montreal and Portland.  CH1������'������&fi&.L.E   CURTAINS  and all kinda of houco Hangings, alio  LACE OURTAINS  DYWE CNLEE������NE!>  Write to us about youra.  BBITISH AMERICAN DYEING 00., Box 158, Montreal  S83S3Bi3gB!EeS^S^SS59^^  M^ey^^^Rg^rft^jj^jy^^ THE MINING REVIEW-  -Saturday, July  20,  1901.  (ti(������������>������n������i>ft(*t������te������ti������e������  ������  M'NiNp News  it(������������ett������������t������������tiec(������e������  Fifteen men are working the Antoine.  The Tom Moore force is being increased.  Alex. Dodds took up 15 miners to the  Bed Fox.  A good strike of galena had been made  on some claims just below the Payne.  The Monitor ore shed will be commenced by the carpenters next week.  The Reco people are making arrangements to start.up the mine with a very  full stall'of.miners.  Supplies and hardware have gone up  to the Canadian group, and Mr. Tinling  has started work already.  The Queen Bess management are  elated over their last strike, and will continue the work by a few men.  The Iron Hand at Whitewater, is being developed with a few men, and will  probably ship in a month's time.  Some of the ore piled along fhe K.&S.  track, belonging to the Whitewater mine,  is to be shipped to the Trail smelter.  Work has been dropped on the upper  tunnel of the Donnelly group and operation will be resumed in the lower working to tap the lead at depth.  The Last Chance shareholders held a  meeting this week. All the old officers  were re-elected, and arrangements are  being made to put on a good stall' of  miners.  The Ivaiihoe mill will likely start up  next week and run through the ore on  the dumps. Manager Iiickey says the  mine will not resume operations for  some time yet.  The Selkirk Mining Co. did not have  a meeting on Mondav, as there was not  enough stock represented. The mine  has been surveyed for a crown grant.  A number of the shareholders want the  mine opened up again.  The Rambler Mining Co. hold a meeting on the 25th 0/ this month, and  among other important matters to be  discussed is the erection of a concenti-a-  tor. About 90 men are working at tlie  mine and the staff will shortly be increased and the shipments larger.  , John L. Retallack, who has leased the  - Washington, has several men at work  and more will be taken on as soon as  circumstances permit. It is supposed  the idle concentrator of this property  will start up again before long, and the  mine enter the shipping list about next  fall.  Three cars of ore have been brought  down from the Wonderful and Mr.Warner says before long he will ship 10 tons  daily. Stoping in two of the tunnels  is going on steadily. On the Miller  Creek he has several men developing in  No. 1 tunm.'l, where a rich strike was  made as mentioned in onr last issue.  The Payne company have finished the  concentrating test at the Noble Five  mill, but it is undecided yet whether a  concentrator will be built or not. Work  on the compressor plant will be commenced next week, and,.a considerable  amount of grading will have to be done.  At the mine about 80 men are working  on contracts.       .  SUPPLIES,  Mining Supplies  ���������T' Pails and Track Iron,  . Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel f6r Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittinsrs,  Oils, Waste, etc.,  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.  Gold Seal'White Rubber Coats  Black and Yellow Oil Coats '  Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  I Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CAtlv AND GET OUR PRICKS.  HL  ^ ' ^1  ���������  w  FACTORY  BAKER STREET,       NELSON, B. C.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are ofl'erinfr at the lowest prices  the best erades of Ceylon, India, China  aud Japan Teas.  for Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kooferiay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  .Mrs. WinsIowH Soothing Syrup has been used  by millions of mothers for their children whon  teething. If disturbed at niirht and b'okeuin  your rest by a sick child, suffering atid cryiiiK  witn pain of nutting teeth. .Send at once and  get a bottle of "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup"  for ehildreii teething, it will relieve the poor  little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it,  mothers, there is no mistake about it. It cures  diarrhoea, regulates the stomach and bowels,  cures Wind Colic, so/tens thogumsiuid reduces  Inflammation, and gives tone and energy to the  system "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for  children teething is pleasant to the taste aud is  the prescription of one of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in the United  States. Price 25c. a bottle. Sold by all druggists  throughout the world. Be sure and ask lor  "Airs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup."  Application for Transfer of Liquor  License.  N(  TOTICE IS IIEREBYGIVEN that thirty days  - ' from date hereof, I intend to apply to the  License Commissioners of Sandon for a transfer of the liquor license formerly held by Kich-  ard Orando to myself.  John Hurley.  Dated at Sandon this 17th day of July, 1901.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Daniel, Gordon, Gait, Donnelly and Crawford  Fractional Mineral Claims.  Situate in the Slocan Mining Division of West  Kootenay District. Whero located: adjoining the City of Saudon on the North  West.  Take notico that the Urban Mining Company  Limited, Nou-1'ersonaT Liability, Free Miner's  Certiilciite No. B 52837. intends 0(1 davs from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaininga Crown Grunt of each of the  above claims.  A::d further take notice that action under  Section 87.must be commenced before the issuance of such Ccrtilicates of Improvements  Dated this 28th day ot June, 1001.  Tub Ukban Mining Comi-any, Limited,  Non-Pkusonai. Liability-.  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Morning Sun and Shogo Hineral Claims.  Situate iu the Slocan Mining Division of West  Kootenay District. Where located: In the  forks of Sandon creek, near the Sloean Star.  Take notice that I, wm. S. Drewrv, acting as  agent for the Byron N. White Co'., Ltd., Free  Miner's Certificate No. B 52335, intend, sixty  days from the date hereol, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for ihe purpose of obtaining a Crown  Gr������nt of ench of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificates of Improvements  Dated this 4th day of July, A. D. 1901.  W. S. Drewky.  LJriegeiriohL,  EECO AVENUE.  We cany a complete line of fishiug tackle-  and finest stock in the Slocan.  -the largest.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.  We have a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies' and Children's  Boots and Shoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for our  selection of. the best makes.  Cody Avenue.  groceries.    We have oh hand a good  JALLAND BROS.  Dealers fix Treats  AT SANDON  KOSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  Have your work done by experienced hands.    We  date mechanics, skillful in our       ,  Paper Hanging, Painting,  Kalsomlning and Signs.  Samples of room mouldings of artistic designs.  THE PAPER  * HANGER.  arc  up-to-  a^mimiiBniiiM  aTOWUtunja.wwmuivtTaMu'ii������jiwimi^a

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