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Array 4.���������NO. 4.  |cei  SANDON, B. C, JUNE 30, 1900  J.2.00 PER YEAR.  lie  That Relief Fund.  J A meeting of fire sufferers was held in  . \e   Methodist  tent  Saturday evening  hiid a resolution was passed, after much  meech-making, requesting  the commit-  ijoe to secure as far as possible a list of  We sufferers, with the amounts of their  leusses,  with a view to disbursement of  Irfee money on some equitable basis.  hlSettlo the mutter as  tho committee  Yfay there is bound to be some dissatis-  ction, and some hardship 'unattended  "a>.   Tliere is one thing, however, that is  hfaite clear and that is,  outsiders never  ti'nt in money tO'icpair streets and sidewalks and none of the money should be  Tpplied that way.   The money must go  ]^i the  suil'erer& direct,  when they will  ��������� vive the power and thc privilege to put  g;into sidewalks and streets if they like  af will not do to disburse it on  the pro  l.ta system, as in sucli a disposal a few  '"irties,   who might   not require  it very  P9-ifhy and   might not take it if offered  Jis'em. would be entitled to. the greater  i.t'rtion.   Neither will it do to distribute  the specific sum basis,  as some of  may be said to be observed in fo far as  Vancouver and Cnssiar are concerned,  for the former cast 4,047 votes for 4  members and the latter about 800 for 2.  The disparity on (his rule is greatest between Victoria city, with 4 members for  2,822 votes, and'say Rosslaiid with 2,012  voters for one. The general assumption  in such cases is that where population  is dense reprepresentatives can look  after (he wants of many more people  than where it is sparse Thirty-eight  representatives are enough for the Province, but their territories should be so  arranged as to be something like proportionate. '   ,  fllNES AND niNING.  i,<! on  ,k wit    1.1-10 cjjuiiuu tsuul   u<l&Jfc.,    ilb bUUlG   OJ  Hie smallest losers, many of whom were  r5he greatest beneficiaries in the distrib-  nrU'011 of the goods, would all told get a  ��������� fjll equivalent to their entire loss, if Lot  .iiore. The proper way to''divide it is on  K sliding scale Oasis in some such way  fa's Ibis: c  8)0* There is about !fS,000 to distribute and  " j said there are 50 losers entitled to the  I' iioney. Supposing 15 of them lost less  L'jjan $1,000 each,''give them $100 apiece,  rfr $1,500; supposing again 15 more of  rtjiiem lost  over   $1,000   and   less  than  The  Whitewater   mine   shipped   168  tons for week ending June 28.  The Emily Edith, near Silverton, is  extending its No. 4 tunnel 400.  The Ruth company have taken a bond  on Mike Kerlin's Sunrise for $15,000.  The Pay lie shipped 60 tons of ore for  the week ending June 29, via K. & S.  Jt: is with Mr. Harris and associates  that Mr. Warner has ''a contract for a  long tunnel and not with the Sovereign,  as stated last week.  A June Wedding.  !nJiein $200 each, or $3,000.   This  would  , ,ave $1,250 for the remaining 5, or $250  , -ch.  1 While much is said of the Sunnyside  ' fad, it will be seen that enough will go  111 losers of residences tliere to build tho  ..)ad if so disposed.    It appears  to  us  *iat no fair man can object to a distri-  ltion on this basis  A quiet wedding was celebrated in the  city, yesterday when Miss Beadlcston, of  Cody, became the rwife of Dr. W. E.  Gomm, of Sandon. The ceremony was  performed by Rev. Father Cote, curate  of the church of Mary Immaculate. ]">r.  and Mrs. Gomm are registered at the  Hotel Hume.���������Nelson Tribune.  [The interested parties in this interesting event ^ere supported by Miss  Chisholin and Mr. Wm. Harrington, of  this city. The happy couple will return  in a few days to take up housekeeping  duties, when they will receive" the con  gratnlatirms of their many,friends here  En. Be view.  , Masonic .Grand lodge.  The Masonic Grand Lodge of British  Columbia, which held its annual communication at Vancouver on Thursday  and Friday of last week, decided to hold  its next annual meeting in Nelson, adding one more to the list of, conventions  to be held in.that city in 1901. "This is  one more recognition of the fact that  Nelson is tho central point of the upper  country."���������Miner.  At the election of officers Harry Watson of Vancouver was . elected Grand  Master; Greig Young, barrister of Nan-  aimo, was elected Deputy Grand Mas-ter;  E. C. Chipman, the popular citv clerk  of Kaslo, was elected Senior Warden,  and Rev. Mr. Sharp,of Nanaimo, Junior  Warden. Dr. W. ,J. Quinlan, .was reelected Grand Secretary. No. C district,  which includes Yale and Kootenay, was  divided into three new districts, Mr.  James Hay nor, of Rosslaiid, being appointed D.D.G.M. of the district west of  Columbia River, and John Hamilton, of  Nelson, (rain superintendent of the C.  P. R.1, was appointed D.D.G.M. of the  district lying between Columbia River  and Kootenaj' Lake,,while Mr. Morrow,  of Fort Steele, 'was appointed D.D.G.M.  of the district lying east of the Kootenay  Lakes.  Thc delegation to the Grand Lodge  from Sandon were Mayor Pitts, W. II.  Lilly and M. L. Grimmett," who returned  on Wednesday. ~ ,  From Far and Near.  The next Nelson assizes  will be held  on the 1G of October. r-'0 Yea!".  The 12th at Slocan.  The Orangemen of this and surround-  jig districts will celebrate the 12th of  '3*uly at Slocan City. A special train has  ' ben arranged for to~ accommodate the  ���������amdon contingent, leaving here at 6:45,  Wm., returning sometime about 10 p.m.  [j  monster picnic will  be held  in   the  (jjjautiful grove at Brandon, where there  Vill be amusements of all kinds, including baseball and fooiball games, dancing  ;W.   Sandon, Nelson and  Slocan bands  Sill furnish music for the day.   Some of  '^ie leading local Orangemen with others  j. i"om thc other visiting lodges will orate  i '.n the principles of the order.  Before the Government.  a  ������  %he  Redistribution.  late elections show the extreme  r'fccessity for a complete, remodeling of  :oie:<present'division of constituencies,  rj|ith a view to proper re'presen'ation' of  j? lie.province.   In all there were as near-  '} as possible 26,600 votes cast,  which,  :l|videu   among the   38   constituencies,-  'loultl'givo, in round numbeis, 700 votes  ? each constituency;   Now look at "the.  i'ltferences :��������� Alberni polled just 198 votes  wone member;  Cowichan, 304;  and  "j-rth Victoria, 240:   Esquimault'has 2  .^embers for 524 votes.     The rule is,  u'fter the basis is struck, to give relatively? larger representation to thinly settled  fo&tricts than  to populous cities, and it  m  ��������� While at Vancouver Sandon's Masonic  representatives went over to Victoria to  interview the Government, and were  assured by Messrs. Turner and Eberts  that thcywould consider Sari-Ion's late  misfortunes favorably and do something  handsome to meet the situation.  Mr. Lilly, school trustee, was assured  that plans: for a new school building  would be here in a few days, and the  government would proceed with the  work of providing school accominoda-  tion-at an early date. ,  The following letter speaks for itself:  H. II. Pitts, Mavor,  Sandon, B.C..  Sir,���������Your letter of the 25th of June,  dated at Victoria, and signed by yourself and Messrs Grimmett and Lilly on  behalf of.the city councilof Sandon, was  .duly received and laid before the Executive.for consideration. I have the honor  to inform you that in consequence of  your representations the Government is  favorably disposed towards placing on  the .forthcoming. Estimates the sum. of  $5,000 for the purpose referred to.  ' I have the honor to be, Sir,  Your obedient servant,  James.'Dunsmuikj  Victoria, June 27, 1900. Premier.  NICKERSON, The Watchmaker and  second-hand dealer' was born in the  business. Try him! Baker.street, Net*  eon, B. C.  TheC.P.R.is overhauling ahdstraightening its Robson-Nelson branch.  Mrs. Sterritf. formerly of Sandon, has  opened up a confectionery store at Calgary.  Mrs. McLaughlin, of Nelson, will open  up a large millinery stock heie in a few  days.  Mr. McPh'erson, latety arriyed, has  taken a position with Armstrong & Co.,  tailors.  The C. P. R. is putting on an extra  telegraph wire between Nelson and Slocan points.  Crawford & Grimmett have enlirged  their packing business by bringing a  number of mules from Vernon.  ���������J..R. Cameron is talking'of building a  small store next to his tailor shop., Lla  has lately enlarged his workshop.  A portion of the'Arrowhead.branch of  the C. P. R. has been washed away, and  the boats now run up to Revelstoke.  Sandon was not the scene of "The  Song of the Shirt," but we hear very  forcibly all around us these days the  song of the hammer and saw.  S. A. Haybrage, of Slocan Junction,  has beeu mulcted by the courts for selling venison put of seasan. It was a  "deer" piece of business for him.  John Boyd, of Nakusp, had his hand  so badly smashed while coupling cars at  that place on'Monday that his index  finger had to be amputated. The rust of  his hand will be saved.  The Slocan City people are again urging the government to build the Lemon  creek wagon road. The&road is badly  needed and should be built; but it is a  connundrum how the 40 people there  who voted for Kane could see that Joe  Martin would buildit.  The thunder storms of Sunda3r evening  were said by many to be the worst^seBn^  in the district, and something fortunately not as common as in the open countries. A little wind with the first one  made it a little interesting for those citizens holding down tents.   '  Only a horse and some lumber over  the' broken Sunnyside road, was what  many saw upon rushing to their doors  on Tuesday, when they thought another  calamity had befallen the place. Ready  I assistance from the Palace below soon  I relieved the animal from its uncomfortable, if not perilous, position. ^.  It is said that when John Houston '  saw the paragraph in last week's Review  referring to his relation with American  citizenship he swore an oath as long as  any of the stripes on an American flag.  We believe that Mr. Houston.disclaims  American citizenship, but does not deny  he took out his first papers declaring bis'  intention to become one, and any one  reading that dechiration' renouncing.allegiance to Great Britain, must say (hat  until disenfected, 'as we believe Mr.  Houston has not been on this side, he  stands at least on a- very ragged edge ,  between the two countries.  PURELY PERSONAL,  G. IT. Bartlctt went down to Nelson  on Tuesday.  Mr. Bernard was a visitor at the B. C.  Capital this week.  S. S. Farwell, M.E. of Nelson, was in  the city this week.      ���������    >  Mrs. McKinnon went to Rossland this  week and brought Frank home for a  visit.  Miss B. Moore, of Kaslo, was in the  city yesterday on the way to Victoria for  her holidays.  R. R. Trueman arrived in the city  yesterday to remain over Sunday, when  lie will take in the Nelson eel.  Invitations are out for the marriage of  Miss M. A. Lees and Mr. Larry O'Neil,  at the residence of Mrs. Ilasicett, Three  Forks, Monday evening, July 2nd.  At1 the Capital.  "Sailor Jack!' appcared'on the streets  Monday evening last with his redcoat.  He is certainly the' first man in Sandon  ready to fight the Boxers in China,  A bear entered a; miners' cabin near  Slocan Junction on Monday,,in ' the absence of the ownors, and ate all the trrub  insight. He believed in grub-(s)taking  miners.  Victoria, B. C, June 26.���������All "is quiet  in political circles. Mr. Mclnnes and  his private secretary arc on the ..'.Mainland. Chief Justice McCoIl, the administrator has arrived. He will officiate  until the arrival of Governor Joly.  The dates of the bye elections are arranged as follows: Nominations; July 5,  and elections���������East Kootenay, July II;  .South Nanaimo, July 10; Lilooet, July  T2,1and Dewdney; July',10.  A few cranks, who think that ex-Governor Mclnnes has,not been sufficiently  rebuked, got together this evening and  unanimously decided to tender that  gentlemen the nomination in Victoria in  opposition to J. H. Turner. People who  are not' entirely crazy do not think Mc-  Iiines will consent to another drubbing.  ���������Xelson Miner.  ������S555  fl&V The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, JUNE 30/ 1900.  CAPITAL AND LABOR'.    .  ."we should Imye a fair proportion of  labor representatives in the House,"  said Mr. Smith, "and by that I mean  men who will look after the interests of  our laboring men. I don't mean that  we should retaliate at thc expense of  the capitalist. We don't want demagogues, we don't want anarchists. We  want intelligent men. I want to  say to you that capital has a right  to be protected just as well as labor.  The man who will take the broad-  minded and impartial view of matters  affecting labor and capital is the man  you want to vote for. For myself I am  specially interested in this campaign in  the laboring man. 1 want you to thoroughly understand my definition of a  laboring man. 1 do not mean only the  ��������� man who uses the pick and shovel. I  mean the broad and onterprising man  who is doing some service for liis fellow-  men and for tho country "  We  have  not  always   agreed  with Mr. Ralph Smith, the labor  leader, for the simple reason that  " he lias not been always the same  in his utterances ;   but if he and  all men assuming similar responsibilities would always give utter-'  ance lo thc sentiments expressed  by him  at Nelson on the   21st of  May,   in   the foregoing  excerpt,  there   would be   infinitely  fewrr  1 disagreements between capital and  .labor.     Mr. Smith now says we  want no "demagogues or anarcli-  ists" in the provincial legislature,  while he himself said at Rosslaiid  a few mouths ago that a cure for  the   labor trouble   then  existing  was for   the government   to   take  the properties out of Ihe hands of  the owners and work them   itself  as it  might think  proper.     Mr.  Houston re-echoed thc sentiment.  Of   course   demagomieism     aud  anarch)' could go no further than  that.     iVir. .Smith   is   quite right  in saying also that the man  who  works  with the pick  and shovel  is not alone the working man nor  the   friend   of  the workingman.  In short he   may be   the greatest  enemy   of.  the  workingman   by  being  an anarchist and  a demagogue at the same lime, while thc  man in an other calling niay look  at the  question  from  a  rational  standpoint,, and  work   for  labor  accordingly..   The trouble  is, in  all these matters, that the parties  affected   take  up fads,   and   the  masses, fanned, by the arguments  of bigoted leaders, consider all  enemies who cannot rim the fad  mad with them.  Mr. Smith's late admission that  "capital has a right to be protected as well as labor''' is something new from that source ; but  the man who acls-on that principle 'is. in reality the true friend  of the people and the country.  There is no denying the fact that  the tendency of capital is to keep  down the price of labor just as  much as it is for a wrheat buyer  to buy wheat as cheap as he can.  On the other hand, 'again, the  farmer is just as much disposed  to make the buyer pay two prices  for his wheat, if lie has it in his  power to compel him ; and so is  the laborer disposed to make the  employer pay high prices for his  labor if circumstances will permit  it. This is the tendency of the  world, and the man who endeavors to always equalize the extremes is the friend of the people  of the country. His aim is to see  that neither extreme imposes on  the other, and to always lessen  the chances of their doing so.  As labor is a marketable commodity, it must rise and fall as  other marketable commodities do.  It is no argument for a man to  sayi' "My day is worth $3.50 as  it costs .rac so much to live,'' unless he considers what the employer realizes out of it,.and the  other surrounding conditions. A  bushel of wheat in Manitoba, for  instance, varies in value from 40  cents to $r.oo. It may cost thc  farmer as much to produce it  when he can get but 40 cents as  when he can get $r. The surrounding conditions determniug  values must be taken into account  as well as the cost of production.  For instance, in our own mining  districts conditions may conspire  to raise or lower the cost of living  or the value of service to owners,  silver may be 40 or So cents, the  hours may be lengthened or shortened, or thc sanitary conditions  of the scene of labor may be favorable or very dangerous. As we  have said, niauy; conditions tend  to determine the value of other  commodities and they must have  the same consideration in determining the value of labor. The  man who examines them all in  instances of difference is the man  who' protects capital' as 'well as  labor, and is, therefore, according  to Mr. Smith's later views, the  man who can properly represent  a community in parliament.  LOWRY'S CONSISTENCY.     ,  "Notwithstanding the fact that much  ozone has been consumed, and much ink  spilled over the eight-hour law in the  Slocan, we believe that' if the bright  light of truth could make' the majority  of miners' thoughts visible that most of  them would prefer the old system with  the old wage instead of the new system  and the new wage."���������Ledge.  Then where was the consistency in  abusing, the past year, all the men who  held that view of the situation and advocated it?   That's the point.  J. W." BAL/MAIN,'  < t      1  Civil  Engineer,   Architect?  Et<j  P. O. Box 170/  SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  M. L. GRIMMETT, L^Bi,  '   '     ' ' -  e  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.  ,       '  Sandon, British Columbia. .- -y  \V. S. Dkewry  Sandon, B, C,  H. T. TwjJ  New Denver, B. C.  Sevpral of our exchanges are regretting  that Mr. Mcintosh)' of Rosslaiid was not  elected and given a seat in the new cabinet because of his "business abilities."  We readily admit that Mr. Mcintosh is  a liberal man of fair,average ability ;'but  we would like some one ,to show us  what positions he has ever held because  of his personal ability only, or what  success he has ever made df anything  because of that ability. Political influences have done much for him, and  through them he has done much for  himself and considerable for the Ross-  land district; but there is nothing else  in it that we can see.  >    DREWRY & TW1GG  n  Dominion and Provincial Laud Surveyors!  Civil and Mining Engineers..  Bedfoid & McNeil Code.  W. W. Earner, M.  MINING CONTRACTOR.  PROPERTIES   HANDLED   ON   COMMISSIC  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regular romiiuiLiciition of the lodge.  .Meets first Thursday in C'iph month atSp in,  Visiting brethren coidially invited.       v  TllOi. BROWN, Sec'y.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Dayton No 2, AHoina, Bin Knot, Rnebcn and  lanauda   Mineral Chums,   situate in (he  Slocan Mining  Division of West Kooleni.y  Diislriet.       Uhcio   located:       On    l'ayn'e  mountain,  about one aud one-half miles  from the town of Sandon.  Take notice that I, Alexander Sprout, agent  for the Sandon  Jftnillg <!c   Milling  Com pan v,  Limited,  Free   Miner's   Ce'tilieatc   No. 1I9<3,  intend,   sixty days from thc date hereof,   to  apply to the Mining  Recorder for Oertilientes  01 improvements, for the purpose of obliuning  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further tnke notice that action, under  Section ;)7, must be commenced before the issuance o������ .such Certificates of Improvements.  ALEX. Si'KOAT.  Dated this 28th day of April, 1900,  At New Denver.  Mines and Mineral' Claims examined  reports made.  Interests taken In part payment for servi\  rendered. . ,  Contracts   taken    for   opening   up   lost ]  invisible ledges.  Twenty years experience.  SANDON, II. C.  'file Denver House  JOHN KELSON, Pkoi\  This house has recently beel  repapered and refitted in all arl  pointments. The table is firsj  class, the bar supplies the be]  and the rooms are all that ca  be desired for comfort.       r^  Rates Moderate.  Elliott  Furniture Dealer  and Undertaker  KASLO, B.C.  Has lots of Furniture that inn))  be sold cheap, also a bath houfj  and outfit cheap.  FOLLIOTT  &,-McMILLAl  Qontr^aotoins  and Builder's.  . Plans and estimates furnished on all classes of buildings.  Factory opposite thc C. P. R. freight shed.  Sash and Doors,  Frames and Mouldings on hand or to: order cj  short notice.     ,       -: .;  Dealers fn.Kou������h and Dressed Lumber;     ;   C  SMn^Ies, OUatK, Lfme and -TJrfclu/.  .'.' 'V-   GALL AND GET PEICES.; :'. :  . P. O. Box 155. Sandon, B. C. ^ii^tfgjiTaigjasaJKurtwwfr  [^C^rAXoCr   ,���������^.^^-.JSA^i^i-*-  -��������� ������.VA *-\._K_.������-i  Canada-Jamaiea Line.  jngslon, Jnmaica, June 21. ��������� A  Ime has just been presented to the  Jrnment of this island by Ihe Can-  In-Jamaica Steamship company for  lestablishtfic'nt of a direct line of  rners between Canada -and the  jlicrn part of Jamaica. Details have  embodied in a petition, which have  laid before the Legislature as fol  that the condition of the south side  [mica is greatly in need of assistance  lie export of its products, and that  Icultivation of bananas is handi  led by the absence of facilities for  lit.  Ihat the time has arrived when some  (rial aid should be given to the in-  Lants of this district.  Ihat Canada has been given a pre-  jtiiil tariff to Jamaica, a regular  Liship connection with St. John, N.  jie natural geographical distributing  of Canada for Jamaica trade would  (great commercial value to the dis-  jand a decided benefit to Jamaica  fcvhole.  lierefore,"1    the     Canada - Jamaica  liship company is prepared to nn  ike the opening of this portion of  (land,  supplying and running reg-  ��������� such steamships as the trade will  fire with a carrying capacity of 5,000  feet and S00 tons dead weight.. It  filiated that each steamer will take  list 100 000 boxes of oranges and  |)0 stems of bananas     All cargoes  be can ied at a rate of freight not  Iding the corresponding rates to  flVork. Provision will also be made  Invcying cocoanuts, sugar, coffee,  letc.  Or this service Hie company will re-  la bonus for three years as follows :  Ji per annum for the first'steamer  fin   additional   ������2,200 per annum  two steamers are furnished, and  fcitional XI,000 per annum when a  |>* service is furnished.  '���������������������������e������o������������90������������������������  ���������^������������������������������������������������������ao������������**c*o69eec������eoeoo������90������oO06O������eo������eeoo*������eo������*������������ao������������*������������������������������o*  A Capitalists' War.  ident Krusjer's  real estate  places  l the front rank of Transvaal cap-  3.   According to a South African  he owns 190 freehold farms in  ansvaal.  many of  them on the  Beef, which he would not a'low to  ked.   He is a large owner of town  in and around Pretroria;  also Jo-  sburg.     lie  is   the largest land  in  Rustenburg district.   In the  glands   railway,     Dynamite   and  i:Vlev Distillorv,  President Kruger  hirgest shareholder, although his  does 'not   appear.     Mr. Kruger  a large and valuibleestate in Cape  y; also one In Holland and one in  .my.   He lias two millions sterling  ed in German Consols.   He has  miny<r interests and stocks in the  vaal and the Free State, which be-  ie war amounted to no incontider-  'diii.   Before the war of rebellion  out, Paul Kruger's real estate was  ,i by his own household to be worth  ten   li) and. 20   millions  sterling.  ar is o capitalists' war���������so we are  &very day���������but  Mr. ICuger is the  Capitalists   who caused it, and lie  ;f. a good  chance of being a very  iflaufferer.   Histoiy is silent about  [���������'Vug' r's'charify.      .  HUIsTTElR. BROS,  General TQerchants*  Have opened up a new'and well-selected stock of  HNfe-vv Goods!  bought at right prices.  3STO CDT-ilZ) ISTPCDO^C.  c���������'��������� i������������te9*c������������ti������iii������(t������ttitili*ottttc������t������oi<<iiio9t������io������ii������������������i9ei������i������iii>ito������titi*  N, Fashionable Tailor.  //>\/4k  Jnst below the iire-swept line.  mm  I5M5/*:���������3  A fine selection of goods  always on hand.  Special Attention Given to IFPine "\7Vor\t!  BRAD5HAW  BROS.  PRONT STREET,     KASLO.  Mi uers'Boots and Shoes, (  Clothing and Furnishings,  Be������t makes of Tents���������5x7 at $2.50,  GxS at $2.75.  Harry Nash  '. i.  Practical  Tinsmith  and Plumber.  Manufacturer of Galvanized Airpipc,  Powder-thawers, Camp Stoves and all  kinds of Sheet Metal Work.  With the latest in tools, machines and  Good Stock, I am prepared to do only  first-class work.  Personal attention given to all orders.  Estimates Given. Mobehate Pkicks.  Mail Obuurs Pkompti-y Attknijeb To.  Shop, at present, near Sandon Sawmill.  ���������������.MW������,.M..M,M..������i.nw������������ ,vllr^.|,.il(VtlJ.|lfil|.|.,il,>)(isi>iiMl,.tl.t,,vij>t.Ml(.t(.itfi.iMVi.*.|^i.,.t  Everything in New  Books, Stationery and  Wall Papers. THE LOCAL GRAFT.  The new Beco hotel will soon have on  its finishing touches.  Lowery says it. is hot in Hades. He is  getting his knowledge early.  Sandonites are now bringing in New  Denver brick by the car load.  Rosebery strawberries are in great demand wherever they arc sampled.  The Kootenay Telephone Co. have a  ��������� temporary office erected near the K. &  :������������������-S. depot.  .The storm of Sunday evening played  havoc with,a section ot  tbe   Four Mile  . wagon road.  The carpenter fraternity held a, meeting Tursday evening, but no union was  formed. The resident men did not ap-  to favor the scheme.  Main Bros, have bought out the  wholesale liquor business of "James  Shannon at Kaslo. Mr. G. N. Main,  with hisfamily, will move to Kaslo to  manage the new branch.  If an outsider read nothing of the Slocan mines but what appears in the  Kaslo correspondence of the Nelson  Tribune, he would conclude that every  mine in the Slocan was within an arrow  shot of the Kaslo bookstore.  McDonald Bros, purpose putting up a  fine hotel on the Balmoral ground in a  week or so.' The new building, line the  Filbert, will turn its back on the old  Reco ave. and face the new flume street,  or what might appropriately be called  Central avenue.  The Methodists placed a grand new  Karn organ in their tent, on Wednesday,  which will greatly assist in the musical  part of the services. The two denominations, Presbyterians and Methodists,  are forging iihead with their work in  spite of their great losses.  The K. of P's will hold their annual  memorial service on Wednesday evening  next in the Methodist "tabernacle."  Special music will be rendered during  the evening. Admission by card. Visiting Brethren and members of the  order are requested to meet at the hall  at 7 o'clock.  A chap named Gorman from Rosslaiid  got' bitten here yesterday by the kids.  When in Rossland last winter they  sat for some pouvenir buttons and paid  their cash. Up to Friday they had  heard nothing from their man. - He was  here that day and under a threat of arrest he handed back- the shekels-and  went his way rejoicing.  If our police authorities would rid tl^  town of some tin-horn gamblers belong-1  ing to distant points would be doing the"*)  community a service. While the deals  are all among local'men' the local public  get the benefit of the circulation; but  when wads are cabbaged by outside  fakirs -who" skin out when they get a  :handful, it is very different.  Byer$ & Co.  Jobbers and Retailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  ���������T' Rails and Track Iron,  , Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron.  Jessop & 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 Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  Stores at���������  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  SALADA tea  ��������� , A fine, .'pure,' dainty, tasting Ceylon production, put upjna  neat-one-half and one pound packages.    Having secured the agency  of this favorite brand of tea, we are prepared to recommend it to al  feeling assured that one trial will establish its superiority ovir all     ,]  other package teas for its delightful flavor aud reasonable price. J  ��������� OOKP^BHIS.     <  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  '. All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries.   ,,  ]HL Giegerioh  SANDON,  KASLO.  AINSVyORTH.  STRACHAN BROS.  Plumbers.  Sewer and Water Connections.  Plumbing of all kind.  Gas Fitting our specialty.  Agents :���������  Noithey Gas Engine Co.,  Standard Automatic Gas Engine,  Pelton and Tutthill Water Wheels,  Flexible Metallic Tubing, Etc.  Opera House Block. NELSON, B. C.  W. "J.  ���������&'  TAILORS  fimnnviinn  iu tue tlie"-'new premises  KbUrblNbU     next to the planing mill.  Slocan will have a big day on Monday.  Thc Legislature is to meet on the 19th  of July.  R. E. Lyons has taken a position with  Folliott & McMillan as bookkeeper.  Mrs. McKinnon's millinery shop, next  the new Reco, will be ready for business  Shortly.  D. IT. Scott, an insurance man of Victoria, is spending some days in the city  on business.  E. X. Brown, civil engineer, has his  office over Donaldson's drug store for  the present. lie has the plans for F. A.  Wood's brick block.  Mr. Harris has the sidewalk on ' the  new main street completed.. This connects his new Reco with : the C. P. R.  depot by an 8-foot plank way.  Dealers m TQeats,  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO.  LIMITED.  PHTERlipGH, ONTARIO,  '������������������ CANADA.'  HIDES AND DEER SKINS.  SHIP  TO  McMillan fur & wool co.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  300-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn.  ?������W    Write   for   Onr'.'Circular   and   See   the   Prices   we   Pay  BUYERS OF  eeo������99eoa������o������*9oeoec*ttooe������������  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.,  i'Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.i

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