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 1    C���������,   ..  *<-7>^ <*���������  -? -^-2.  ~>  r������^  /$���������:  VOL. 4.���������NO. 3.  SANDON, B. C, JUNE 23, 1.000.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Saivdon IJebulIdm?  Although the fire swept away three-  quarters of the business places and the  residences of tlie city, leaving many  people worse than penniless���������that is  without means and owing money���������, the  greatest energy is displayed by the sufferers on every hand in their endeavor  .to re-establish themselves.  Stein Bros, are down to business in  their new two-story fiame near Burns'  storehouse and are, more extensively  than ever in the bakery, fruit and confectionery trade. J. Wood, in the same  line, is at work in tempoiary quarters,  but will sooiire-build.  Mr. Harris is converting tlie redelivery  stable, the only building sayed in the  centre of the town, into a hotel���������two-  story, 00 x 80,' fronting on the 00-foot  street to be constructed on the flumo  with a back entrance on Slocan Star  street. Tlie upper story will contain  the office, twenty bedrooms, bath-room,  two parlors, besides a spacious central  hallwav with a large skylight above.  Tlie lower lloor will have bar, billiard,  club, and (lining rooms, kitchen, barbershop and all tlie other appointments oi  a really first-class hotel. The dining  and bar rooms will have glass fronts,  and, though not having as many bedrooms, will be larger and better appointed than the Reco destroyed, which  is saying a great deal./ A few rods to  tho east, and connected by a wide sidewalk, he is erecting a two-story block,  the down stairs will have two stores and  the upstairs -will be laid out for offices.  Both buildings will have plate glass  fronts, will be plastered and fitted up in  fijri&hed city style in every particular,  Bennett & Walmsley have leased the  Atherton property, and are putting up  an extensive hotel, that will also be up  to date in all its arrangements. In a  week or two we will give fuller particulars.  Charles Walmsley has broken ground  on the old Kootenay hotel stand, and is  putting up a muclr better building than  the former.  "Dutch Jake" Kelson has the frame  work up of- a premises superior to those  destroyed. Alongside him is the Clifton  house, phoenix-like, two ��������� and a half  stories,nicely papered and 'well equipped  from cellar to attic. Robt. Cunning has  the lumber oh the ground and will erect  the Sandon hotel much better than the  one reduced to ashes. Dick Orandd has  the Ivanhoe revived in a neat, two-story  frame, as have also the proprietors of  Miners' hotel.  Aid. Thompson was  the first to build  westerly in the city after the fire, and  has had a steady trade since. ��������� ..-���������/  Mas Egan is on the skating rink site  for a new three-story "Palace."  P. Burns & Co. have their rotail meat  market in the cold storage building for  the present.  G. W. Grimmett, G. Knowles and G.  Melvin are supplysng all jewellry needs  in, make-shifts. ,.       '  Pitts and E. R. Atherton & Co. are  in temporary quarters. Her Majesty's  mail is handled in a tent at the rear of  the'latter's store.  Mrs. McKinnon has a two-story millinery premises under construction near  the now. Reco.  G, M. Spencer has turned the sword  into a pruning hook and has a neat restaurant on the old opera house ground  where the "Bitter Atonement" brought  grief to the city all around. The McDonald Bros, are also running a restaurant in the Balmoral.  A. David took time by the forelock  and re-erectcd his tailorshop and residence on tho old stand. J. R. CamerDn  is still dressing his customers in a small  shop below Galena street, while Armstrong & Co. 'are established in Folliott  & McMillan's annex.  I'". A. Wood, who retains a lurking admiration for the city that gave him  ^���������75,000 tinough the sale of bis interest  in the Last Chance mine, has leased for  a long period from the. K. & S. 120 feet  frontage on Reco avenue, across from  the C. P. R. depot, and vill erect a  substantial brick block thereon,- suitable  for stores, offices, etc., of which we will  write more fully later on.  . M. Krakenberg has a cigar factory and  a residence finished on Cody avenue.  Hunter Bros,, on their old stand, and  nearly all others who were in business  before the fire have up temporary premises, and are doing the best they can  until they see the street question fully  settled and know just how the business  interests ol the place are going to shape,  when many of thoni will re-build or occupy some of the new business blocks.  Aid. Crawford will be the "pioneer"  re-builder of Sunnyside. He is erecting  a magnificent "winged" two-story residence, with bay-wiudow and wide verandah on his lot and one purchased  from-R. Creech. It will be an imposing  structure from its elevated position.  Its Future,  Not Closed Down.  Although the Slocan Star let out over  60 men on the first of the month, it does  not imply that the property is idle.  There are still over 40 men at work on  development, and preparations are being  made for,a busy time later oh. Mr.  W. S. Drewry has just completed a survey of a 2,100-foot cross-cut tunnel,  which will be double tracked and, when  coinpleted, will be the main avenue to  the entire workings of the mine. It will  strike the vein at a vertical depth of 380  feet .below, the present workings, when  upraises and the usual other workings  will follow. After the tunnel passes the  wash, which is quite deep at that point,  air drills will be used to finish this important piece of work. '���������,!���������',-'  It is  ho secret that the  townsite of  Sandon is not the most inviting place in  the Province for residences, nevertheless  our.mineral resources in the surrounding  hills'will always support a large number  pf business houses, hotels, .etc, and with  them   must  follow a number of   residences.    From the huddled up situation  of the  builrlings before  tlie fire,   a visit  from  the  fiend  sooner or later was inevitable, but all hoped it would be later.  It came, however, sooner and left many  people homeless and financially .stranded.     Yet 'really   all who  suffered are  game  and  disposed  to  re-establish   as  best   thoy can.    It   is   very   fortunate  that after some   six- weeks' wrangling  among the property holders  a plan   Iuib  been decided  on by the people that, will  prove a blessing to all.   Though all the  details   are not completed, this  maybe  given  as   the  future "lay-out"  of  th"  place.. 'Salamander avenue, east of the  G. P. R., will be widened and improved,  and back of it, or next the K. & S., will  be   laid  out another   street t for   small  manufactories.    Reco avenue will probably remain as it is, and be built on  on  the north  side as far down' as   Pitts'  store and below which no buildings will  be nrected.  the street spreading  to  the  railway   embankment,    or  foothill,   an  average of 60.to 70 feet wide.    Whether  a wide Ptroet will be made between  the  C.P.R. depot and tlie Reco hotel ground  or between  the latter and tlie Bartlett  lot to  Flume street and   thence ' across  the C. P. R. to mill gulch,it is at present  premature  to say.    However, a CO-loot  street will extend   from  that crossing  down the flume to the lower end of the  town, wherever iu time that may be.   A  60-foot cross street from hill to hill will  be made on the site of the Goodonough  property and  Slocan News  stand,  and  another rie'a'r*the'Kootenay hotel, with  one probably half way between.    Slocan  Star street,  between the buildings on  the' south 'side:of Flume street, and the  C. P. R., will also be wide.   These wide  streets  should give a good  fire brigade  ample opportunity to work in case of a  fire,, and  thus render insurance available, both of which conditions being out  of, the question before the fire.  A feeling towards Mr. Harris has, to  some extent been the cause of the delay  in coming'to conclusions. That gentleman is like all other men, sometimes  right and some times wrong; but it is  bad policy to say such arid such alterations should not.be made because he  will profit by them. Any nia.ii holding  so many interests in any place is bound  to profit by any alterations made in tho  public welfare. The leading objects of  our. city council should be: the health  of the people, safety from fire and water  as far as possible, and improvements as  far as reasonable taxation will allow,  having an eye to proper economy. If  Mr. Harris benefits by  these,  as any  holder of his interests would benefit, it  is only one of the consequences of good  government.  The New Government.  The pnst week has been   an  eventful  one in  Provincial  politics.     "Fighting  Joe" and his colleagues resigned, recommending James Dunsmuir as his successor.   The latter i> now Premier and has  as his colleagues���������Hon. J. H. Turner,  finance;,D. M. Eberts, attorney-general;'  W. C.  Wells,   N. E. Kootenay,   public  works; J. D. Prentice, Lillooet,   Provin- ,t  cial sec'y and  education;   R. McBride,  minister of  mines.   A caucus of members in opposition to Joseph  was held  at Vancouver,  and with but less than a  dozen members, all the House promises  to support this government  through a  session, when a reconstruction is to'take  place.    It was at one time thought that  Mr. Green would have received the portfolio of minister of mines,  but whether  it was he would not take it or could not  get it we cannot say.    Of the material  at hand this is probably as strong a government as could be formed,   though we  do not for a moment  think any government with   Mr.. Dunsmuir���������'���������' as  premier  could be strong in an appeal to the  people.    So far as "The Review is concerned  we arc disposed to give the new government  a   fair  trial,    for  after   all   it   is  measures and  not men   the country   is  most interested in.     The. now  cabinet  will seek  re-election within  a few days  so the  House may  meet  for business  early  in July.   John Houston  was   hot  foot after a portfolio,   but he appears to  be distanced.    It does not look as if  the  House elected, by the Province was a  vindication of the eight-hour law, as the  especial   champions  of   the act said���������it,  would be.    Out of five or six  labor candidates but  Ralph Smith,   their leader,  was elected;   and but. four  Cottonites,  Cotton   himself   being   snowed   under.  The Turner element' numbers more than  one-third of the House after all.  Another significant event is the dismissal of Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes  and the culling in of Sir Henri Joly, of  Quebec.  Changing Its Tune.  The Silvertonian now admits that the  Slocan voters' list is so imperfect it  ought to be destroyed before the next  election. That is just what the gentlemen knew who desired a proper revision  a'few months ago'. Nearly every available vote was polled in the last contest  and tho number was under 1,200, while  there were nearly 2;100 names on the  list. The country then paid for the  printing of about 900 bogus names unnecessarily. If all the bogus names had  been knocked off in revision, as they  should have been, considerable expense  and much inconvenience to the candidates would have been spared. 'The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 1900.  OURSELVES.  As mcstcf our readers are already a ware,'all the belongings cf  the proprietors oC this paper,  in-  A GOOD SAMARITAN.  In onr late disabilities we had  nothing- hut good wishes from all  our confreres, from.,those with  whom Ave had public differences  as well as those with, whom we  had none, with one single exception���������the New Denver Ledge.  Since the fire we were forced to  get printed outside  a small sheet  eluding   the printing  plant  and  two stores, were destroyed in the J to meet  the  requirements of the  aken out papers on'this side, he  cannot legally act cither as mayor  of Nelson, or member of the B. C.  Legislature. The matter ought  to be fully looked into to prevent  imposition. '���������  Concerning the Wars.  disastrous fire of the 5th of May,  aud this is the first issue we have  had printed in ,our own office  since. As a building for a large  press is not yet available in the  city, we have to content ourselves  witli this sized sheet, which we  can print on a small press in a  canvas tent, until better facilities  are at our command, and we trust  our subscribers will, one and all,  law as to the publication of some  mining advertisements, and our  good friend at New Denver endeavored, instead of sympathising  with us under the circumstances,  to create for us aud the advertisers all the trouble ��������� he ' could.  Mr. Lowry well knew the publication we issued met all the requirements of the law, and should  have   passed   without    comment  bear with us in  our present ham- from him; but even if it did not,  pered condition.     Wc have a cyl- 1 if possessed of an ounce of ordin-  indcr press secured, aud as soon  as suitable premises., can be had,  which will be in the course of a  few weeks, we will put it iu  place and issue The Review in a  larger aud better form than ever.  As we lost all our books iu the  fire, we have, of course, lost the  names of some of our subscribers;  aud if nost masters and others will  ary human feeling under the circumstances, he should have been  the last to have referred to it.  He knew that when The Review  was on its ,feet it was gamine  ground ou him, as .it will again  by fair business methods, aud  only took that step, wholly unworthy of a* being possessed of  ordinary   manliness,     when    lie  After the taking of Pretoria, the capital; the British advances in the Transvaal have,been a march of continued  successes. There js no doubt now that  the Boers put forward their best foot  first., With that broke their strength  was gone. They will keep up a sort of  running lire for some time longer, making stands occasionally, but the war is  viitually over and Krugcr will shortly  attempt to'make his escape, if indeed he  has not done so. It was a war for the  freedom of al! classes in the Transvaal,  which, was stubbornly denied by Kruger  to all but his pcopie. The two Republics, the Orange Free State ami, the  Transvaal, when all is settled, will,become British Crown Colonies, giving  equal tishts, to all, Boer as well afc"Gon-  tile."  Alta Lodge, PSo. 29.  A. F. AND A. M. ,  .Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in cai'h mouth at S \i. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  TITOS. UROWX, Seo'y.  J. W.  BALMAIN;  Civil' Engineer,   Architect,   Etc.  I4. 0. Hox 170.  SANKOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  help us iu making up our original 1 knew we were not in a position  list, we will duly appreciate the | to defend ourselves. All we have  favor. Wc will also consider itjto say is we sincerely hope he  a favor if those iu arrears to the j will never meet with the misfor-  office.will kindly send us in what' tune that befel this paper  on the  they owe and the names of as  many new subsc: ibers aud advertisers as it may be within their  reach to do.  The paper is iu  no respect under   the  financial control of any >  one but the owners; and from ourj  5th of may. If it should be  otherwise he will find us ready to  treat him differently from the  way he treated us. Ordinary  courtesy would demand it.  It looks now, since China has declared  war azainst the world, that ninny countries will take a hand in the struggle till  China is wiped oil' the map of the Eastern Hemisphere, as was Poland. "Wars  at best bring much misery to the nations  engaged, and the doupes-t.sadness to the  families losing members thereby; but  they are not an unmixed evil. Civilization and commercial advancement must  goon, and the nations that arbitrarily  endeavor lo impede them must suiter.  It is in the interest of all peoples that  the other nations of the earth should!  trade with China on equal fooling, and  that to do it China should accept the  advanced usages of the other countries,  bui this she .persistently refused to do  and the sword of Damocles, that has  been hanging for some lime, has at  length fallen, ringing in the doom of the  Celestial Empire.  M. L. GRIMMETT, LL> B."  Barrister, Solicitor,   Notary,  Public, Etc:  Sandon, British Columbia.  W. S. nilRWKY  Sandon, Ii. C.  II. T. Twicg  New Denver, H. <J.  DREWRY  & TWIGG  Dominion aud Provincial Laud Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineer-,.  Iledfoid & McNeil Code.  W. W. -Warner, IL E.  MINING CONTRACTOR.  PROPERTIES   HANDLED   ON   COMMISSION.  The Nelson Tribune  is  trying  Among the most tal Iced of things in  the' mining way these times is Mr. M.  Kerliu's strike at the Sunrise. This  property and tho Mascott along side are  situated  just  above  the  Ruth.      After  Mines and'Mineral Claims examined and  reports made. '  Interests taken in part payment for services  rendered.  Contracts taken for opening up lost or  invisible ledges.  Twenty years experience.    ,  SAKDOX, ������.(-'.  The Denver House  JOHN NELSON, Pitoi-.  This house has recently been  repapered and refitted in all appointments. The table is first-  class, the bar supplies the best  and the .rooms are all that can  be desired for comfort.  Rates Moderate.  experience of the past, its future  to ,nake  capital out  of the  fac'J lociltiuR l.l,0Secl.-l,,B' ll(i 01ie day "aw  will be in some respects different  from its past, but always in the  interest of the country and ever  advocating justice all around.  In a word justice all around,  wholly regardless of the importunities of cliques,' classes or  parties, will direct the course of  the paper, trusting to the principle of fair play to carry us  through.  \VTe have a very good job plant  iii the office aud. can do all.manner' of commercial printing in the  best of style, on the shortest  notice. .While soliciting future  patronage we wish to thank the  public for past favors. .  that     Clarke   aud   Heinzie,  Butte, have declared for an eight-  hour mining day.     These gentle-  la piece of cropping  on   the side of  the  ������r j trail.   This led him to work in the wash  until he struck what he supposed was a  lead on  his property.    A short time ago  .     . .. ,..    .   the construction of the Sunshine wagon  men are playing a big political road exposed, though not noticed at the  game, and do this for the votes it time, a vein of ore, and working on this  may secure, as Mr. Cotton did iu,Mr- Berlin discovered a body of clean  tj n      ifii,^.j���������������j^(i,������������������ ore ;joi'"l feet .wide in  his tunnel  aud  Jrs.L.     11 the dodge does them no  r������������������      , ..        .     , .    .     .     ,,. ,   ,  " followed it up 111  stripping tor 15 feet.  more good than it did Cottou,  they will find the game is uot  worth the candle.  He then discovered he was on the Ruth  property and from 30 to CO from the line  of the Sunrise. The find, however,  assures him that the same vein of metal  runs through the Sunrise. He has a  A gentleman who says  he per- i 170-foot   tunnel on   the latter  at  the  upper end aiid 200 feet on t he HTascott,  both on ledges with good showings.  The Ruth and other parties have offered  him large prices for. the Sunrise, and the  certainty is hu will clear out of both a  Wealthy, man. He has, however, worked  hard and, put up with privations many  years to reach the desired goal.  sonally knows whereof he'.speaks,  informs the.. writer that John  Houston took ; out' papers in  Seattle years ago constituting  him an American subject. If  this  is so, and he   ha's not  again  Furniture Dealer ,  ���������and Undertaker  KASLO, B. C.  Has lots of Furniture that must  be sold cheap, also a bath house  aud outfit cheap.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  XOTICJC.  Ilnvton Xo. 2, Altoina, Uin Knot, Knoucu mid  ' liiniiiiiln   Mineral Claims,   situate in the  Hocun Mining  Division of Vfest Kootenay  District.       Where   located:       On    Payne  mountain, about one and one-half miles  from lhe town of Sandon,  Take notice that I, Alexander Sproat, agent,  for'the Sandon  Mining lb,, Milling'Company,  Limited,  Free   Minor's   Ceitlllcato   No. H9KS, ���������  Intend,   sixty days from the dale hereof,   lo  applv to the Mining .Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining '  Crown Grants of Ihe above claims.  And further tnke notice that action, under  Section 37, must l>c commenced before tho issuance ot such Certificates of Improvement!).  ALEX. SI'KOAT.  Dated this 28th day of April, 19(io, ���������    .  At New Denver.  m  is-SS  ?<*'* w  1  If  IK  Co.  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  lies  ���������T' Hails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  , Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jcssop & Canton Steel for Hand  and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  .Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, etc.,  Mine or Mill .Supplies of all kinds,  Agents Trnux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at���������      y  kelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  I-IUiNTTEIR. BROS.  General TQercKants*  e  0  ;   Practical  Tinsmith  and Plumber.  Manufacturer of Galvanized Airpipe,  ��������� Powder-tluiwers, Camp Stoves and all  kinds of Sheet Metal Work.  With the latest in tools, machines and  Good Stock, I am prepared to do only  first-class work.  Personal attention given to all orders.  Estimates Givj:x. Modekatk Pmocs.  Mail Orders Promptly Atti;soi:d To.  Shop, at present, near  Sandon Sawmill.  Have opened up a new and well-selected- stock of  3Nfe"vv Goods!  c ' '  bought at right prices. ��������� ���������  a  a  ������  2SJC3 C31_jHD stock:.  9 o  Fashionable Tailor  BRADSHAW  BROS.  FRONT STREET,     KASLO.  Miners' Boots and Shoes,  Clothing and Furnishings,  Be������l makes of Tents���������5x7 at $2.50,  6x8 at $2.75.  Just below the fire-swept line.  A fine selection of goods  always on hand.  Gri-^ei-i to  iFT-ine  folliott & McMillan  Contractors  and Biail&er^s.  Plans and estimates furnished ou all classes of buildings.  Factory opposite the C. V. R. freight shed.  Sash and Doors,  Frames and Mouldings ou hand or to order on  short notice.  Dealers in Rou������k and Dressed Lumber.  Skin^Jes, LatK, lame and l^flck.  CALL AND GET PRICES.      *  ��������� P. O. Box 155. Sandon, B. C.  s^^Lj^d^v tela.  A fine, pure, dainty, tasting Ceylon production, put up iu a  neat one-half aud one pound packages. Having secured the agency  of this favorite brand of tea, we are prepared to recommend it to all,  feeling assured that one trial will establish its superiority over all  other package teas for its delightful flavor ancl reasonable price.  OOH'F'HISS.  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean aud fresh Groceries.  IHL ��������� Gieger^iohi  SANDON, KASLO. AINSWORTH. LOCAL AND PERSONAL.  Prof. Odium was in the city this week.  Tom McGuigan has returned from his  Spokane visit.  Mr. F.A.Wood will commence his  brick block next week.  F. L. Christie is going to .reside, at  least partially, in New Denver.  From reports on the wing it would  appear the weeding fever has struck the  town again. ?  Premier Dunsmuir is'shortly lo visit  the Noble Five mine in' which he is  largely interested.  The K. & S. people are selling a.great.  many lots in all parts of the city where  they have properly.. ,      .  ��������� "Fighting Joe" and "personal" Governor Mclnnes are going to spend the  next ten days shooting craps together.  ' Mr. Riddle, of the S pokes m an -Review,  and Mr. Romcefell, insurance agent of  Vancouver, were in the city Wednesday.  It is understood that Messrs. M. L.  Grimmett. Jas..Williamson and P. A.  Dwver will shortly re-build residences  on Sunnyside.  R. A Beamish has a suit for .$2,100  damages against the Whitewater mine  for injuries he received on the property  some months ago.  Judge Lilly, Mayor Pitts and Solicitor  Grimmett went to Vancouver on lues-  day on' Grand Masonic Lodge business.  They are to be home to-morrow.  Mr. "Vallance is fitting up his new  residence, the Lloyd property, in excellent shape for 'the reception of Mrs.  Vallance, who returns from the east  shortly.  Slogan City is going to have much of  the Slocan on tho 1st, ancl a large 'lice  of the Orange Brotherhood on the 12th.  That ought to be happiness enough for  one town.  Mr. II. Tattrie left on Monday for the  maritime provinces where, we believe, a  fair maid awaits his coming. This is  the sequel of the large new house at the  milk ranch.  A party called on the Bp.ik on Wednesday and said he was "held up" the  night, befoi'p. At the time he was so  drunk it would have taken two men to  have held him up properly.  To do Mr. Green justice we may say  lie has not cone in with the Martin opposition, as the Ledge asserts. He f-im-  ply says he will not give tho new government a dependent support.  Folliott & McMillan have put up a  two-storv structure al the rear of their  planing mill. The upstairs is occupied  by Mr. Folliott as a residence, and the  ground lioor bv Armstrong & Co.,  merchant tailors.  Mr. Har-iis is displaying a great deal  -of public, liberality in ' the expenditures  he is making on Flume street, from his  new hotel up. Ho iH saving the corpor-  a heavy outlay. Natural accp.iLsitiveness  may be attributed to the act by some,  but none the less he is paying tint a lot  ot money the public would otherwise  sooner or later have to expend that  way. ���������  It is in a sense none of our business  what, people do with their own properly ;  but from our knowledge of the way such  things go we cannot help saying that if  the owners of real estate in tho place  would only sensibly lower their rentals  and sell at moderate prices to those who  would build and improve the town, it  would be money in their pockets continually and a great service to tho city.  Sandon will never be a Butte or a Lead-  ville, nothing more than a smart local  mining camp, and prices of realty ought  to be accordingly. Charging more will  only drive good'men away, aiid retard  growth and diminish the taxable property. This, is history every where else,  and it must be history here.  A water pipe is now laid up the gulch  past the Denver house.  Col. Braytou is booming the west end  lively selling lots every.  Mrs. Kay with George and Jimmy returned from Scotland on Thursday.  A great deal of gardening and some  farming is now going on in the Slocan  valley. '  Mr. Krakenberg will have his new  cigar factory, next the pop works, in full  blast in a few days.  It is generally understood the C. P. R.  will commence the Lardo extension of  their line early next month.  It is whispered the C. P. R. are likely  to build their passenger depot near  where McLaughlin's planing mill now  stands.  . Phil Hickey went lo Spokane tho  other dayi:but all the same work on the  concentrator and its accessories is going  ahead at more than a 2,:4o rate.  Mr. Jackson, interested in Lemon  Creek properties, was in tho city to-day  on his way to Woodstock, ?".B. His errand may be the same as Mr. Taltrio's.  Larry Doolan is spending some days  here shaking hands with Sandonites.  He,has resigned ,his position with the  K. & S. and has his eye on something  better.  Mr. Mclhsh, a painter and paper-  hanger of first-class repute, is going to  establish in the city on his own account  shortly. He is now at work on Harris'  new hotel. ' '   '  Armstrong & Co., tailors, have moved  into their new premises next to Folliott  '& McMillan's factory, and are now  ready to turn out orders on the shortest  notice. By giving us a call you will be  convinced lhat our w rkmanship and  fits in all garments are perfect.  1 While the disposal of tho relief money  is a matter d'fficult lo settle to the satisfaction of all, the wis-h of the doners  should be followed as far as possible���������  that is to give the money, at least, direct  to those who met losses pro rata. It  appears to us that the committee simply  have no option in the ma1 ter.  MINES AND  MINING.  A car of ore was shipped from the  Argenta on Thursday.  W. W. Warner has a big contract for  tunnelling on the Sovereign.  A rich strike of nickel ore has been  made in a Trout Lake property.  There are several gangs of men working ou the several leads of the Reco  property.  , The Surprise at McGuigan will shortly  commence shipping. It has considerable  ore ready.  The Last Chance is shortly to light its  entire property with electricity generated on the premises.  The long tunnel of the Ivanhoe is now  in nearly 1,300 feet, and the ledge is  looked for at any moment.  Altogether Phil Hickey is now "bossing" about 100 men, who are employes  of the Minnesota Silver Co.  In the old workings of the Sovereign  they have two feet of good ore that they  are now stoping and shipping.  There are ten men driving a 400-foot  cross-cut. for the Ajax. With that done  they will drift 100 feet on the vein.  Harris and Whitticr are driving a.long  cross-cut tunnel to catch the lead on No.  1 claim, the old Wisconsin property.  The Queen Bess is erecting a new office  and other buildings to replace those  blown up by dynamite tlio other day.  Tho new find or strike at the Sovereign  is 12 inches of good ore on the surface.  Tlio load'dips considerably to the south  and thev are sinking on it now.  BUYERS OP PRODUCE ATTENTION  ��������� We have a large stock of oats and feed in all other lines, fresh  aud cheap. A car of fresh vegetables to arrive early. Leave orders  now. .. ��������� >  Fancy and staple groceries as usual.  ���������   ������ Preserving jars and crockery in variety.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  w:.j.  &  TAILORS  PFftDUWUIll    *���������"��������� ^ie ^ie^r new premises  next to the planing mill.  . ^urns  Dealers in Treats.  , AT. SANDON     -     ���������  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY', THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY..  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO.  LIMITED.  PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  HIDES AND DEER SKINS.  SHIP   TO  McMillan fur & wool co.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn.  "SW    Write   for' Our   Circular   aud ��������� See   the   Prices   we   Pay.

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