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 'Us{/^fr'\j^  VOL. 4.���������NO. 42.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Hotel Arrivals For the Week.  Denver���������Alex. Riggor, Spokane; John  Bough, Joe Martin, Slocan ; Mrs. C. H.  Junson-, Grayling, Mich.; M.J. Green,  Kelowna; P. Sanderburg, Alberta,  N.W.T.  Reco���������J. T. Black, D. F. Clark, C. F.  Nelson, New Denver; P. E. Kellett, \V.  G.,0'Loughlin,-Winnipeg; D. C. John-  eon. Everett; W. J. Twiss, Kaslo; G.R.  Green, Victoria; H. J. Matheson, Silverton ; J.A. Tepooten, Jas. Jones, Vancouver; R.W. Briggas, Hamilton; J. M.  Fah'e'y, L. F. Riddle, Toronto; H. R.  Richardson, New York ; A. F. Macuee,  Cuba; E. C. Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. J.  S. Carter, F. VV. Swannell, Nelson; S.  Rosenhaupt, A. N. Dunne, Spokane;  A. J. Smith, Calgary; A. F. Reval, Grenoble; Mr. and Mrs. St. Denis, Mrs.  Manuel, Nakusp.  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  ;Miss L. White is visiting in Nelson.  Mrs. Smith,of Fernie, is visiting Mrs.  R. Creech, this city.  Mrs Dr. Gomm left ,for a visit with  her parents in Victoria, on Nonday.  J..S. Carter, C. P. R. District Passenger Agent, of Nelson, was in town this  week.  Mr. St. Denis, of the Nakusp lumber  mills, and wife, were in the city a few  days this week.  Wm. Lovatt is at present in Seattle  for the purpose of securing an artificial  limb of tlie latest pattern. He will return to Sandon shortly.-  A magnificent piece of ore form the  Sunset, at Whitewater, G. VV. Hughes'  jnine, came ih'on the K. &. S. on Thursday.   It wiiB admired by scores.  A citizen told the writer the otherday  that the city scavenger has the past  winter dumped a portion of his collections into the creek-below the power  house. If this is so, it should riot be  allowed, as it will become a disease  breeder later on. All should  to the nuisance ground and  there in the early soring.  Hospital notes for theSveek  Payzant, J. Black  and  typhoid fever patients,  recovered; but Harry Payzant   is   still  Monday is April lst;\All Pool's day.  Geo. Thomas left Wednsday on a visit  to Spokane;  R, D. Trevor spent a few days in Nelson last week.  H. Byers paid a short visit to his store  here this week.  Miss Jennie Hammond is visiting her  sister, Mrs. Geo. McDonald.  W.J.Twiss, of Kaslo, insurance agent,  spent a few days.here this week.  Tomorrow is Palm Sunday and services will be held in the Catholic church. J  Miss Flora McRae, of Strathcona, N..  VV. T., arrived here Tuesday on a visit  to her sister," Mrs; Robt. McDonald.  There is an important mining deal,  affecting this locality, under way, but  we are not at liberty to give the particulars until later.  Col. Brayton has returned from a trip  to the coast, while away he had an in-  terview-with the government concerning  railway matters.  The provincial government has advertised in the Colonist asking for the submission of, proposals to build a line from  the coast to.the Kootenays.  Mr; Alex. Crawford left Wednesday  for Lillooet, on business in connection  with his contract for hauling machinery  to some of the mines there.  A concert under the auspices of the  Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church  will be held in the -Miners' Union' hall  on Thursday, April 11th, at 8 p. m.  S. Rosenhaup and M. C. Dunne, of  Spokane, who have- interests in the  American Boy, visited the mine this  week and are satisfied.with the outlook.  in  be taken  cremated  : Herbert  J. Winquist, all  have completely  very ill, and from present indications  his recovery is looked for. John Erick-  pon, who has been laid up with a sore  foot for some time, left the hospital on  Thursday. There Were four cases of  cold treated and all are out but one.  Now is the time to buy beef; as it took  a heavy fall on Thursday last. ,..As the  heavy mixed train from Nelson neared  Slocan Junction that day, two or three  cars jumped the track, and rolled down  the river in piecemeal, some 100 feet  below, one of them being a refrigerator  car loaded with beef for P. Bums & Co.  For all we know the beef is there yet. It  is reasonable to hope the article will be  more easily masticated as a result of the  tumble.  PROCLAMATION.  Public noticeis hereby g'ven to the electors  of Ihe'City of Sandon, that 1 require the  prcenco of the said electors at the Citv hull,  in the City of Sandon, on the lirst dav oi' April,  at 12 o'clock in on, for the purnosc of electing  two persons to represent them in the Municipal  Council as Aldermen made vacant by the  resignations of Aldermen 0. D.'Hunter and K.  R. Atherton, City of Sandon.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall  te as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two  voiers of the mnn'cipality as proposer" and  seconder, and shall be deliver������d to the Returning Officer at any time between tha date  of tha notice and 2 p. m. of the dav of the  nomination, and in the event of a poll being  necessary, such poll will be opened on Thurs-  <1ay, the 4th day of April, at the council  chambers, iu the City of tfaiulon, from n a. in.  tot p. m. of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself  accordingly.  Civen under my hand at the council chamber, this 19th day of March. 1001.  ' W. II. LILLY,  Returning Otlicer,  . A report comes from .Greenwood to the  effect that John' Day, -who worked as  blacksmith for Mr. Alex. Crawford lie re  last summer, died last week of typhoid  fever.  For the Easter holidays all Canadian  Pacific Railway agents will sell round  trip ticket at a fare and one-third, good  going April 4th and 5th, returning on  April 8th.. .        ' ���������"���������  The K. & S. R. Co. have reduced their  passenger rates from Sandon to local  points as follow: To McGuigan, 75c;  Whitewater, #1.35; Kaslo, $3.45; Ains-  wdrth", $4.25; Nelson, $6.45; Kuskonook,  $6.75 for the round trip.  Mr. J. Brasmgton, chief cook at the  Reco, received a cablegram on Tuesday !  informing him of the serious illness of j  hia: mother in England. He. left the  following morning in hopes of being  present at her bedside before she passed  away.  Mr. Sanford, who has been book-keeping for Mr. Atherton for some time, goes  to San Francisco in a short time to take  an Important position in a large concern  there. He is a reliable, young man and  .should succeed wherever he goes.  It is now well known Mr. Donnelly, of  the Donnelly group, has levanted. Donnelly hung on for a long time hoping to  make a stake out of the property, but if  there is mineral there, as many believe  there is. it has not turned up'soon  enough for Ih'b purpose. He owes several bills, though but few believe he has  any money with him.  The Chamber of Mines, which proposed to do much for southern British  Columbia, has not materialized for want  of funds. To do all it proposed would  cost $10,000, and no grant could be secured from the government. The Associate Boards of Trade of this section will  urge the government to establish a Literary Bureau on the lines the Chamber  proposed to follow.  The McGill mining school will be held  this summer in British Columbia.  Twenty students, accompanied by Dr.  Porter, professor of ruining, and Dr.  Adams, professor of geologj', will take  the trip, which will last several weeks,  starting about May 1st. The coal mines  of Vancouyer Island, the Slocan, Rowland, Boundary and Crow's Nest districts will be visited.  H. O. Matheson, of Silverton, was  the city oh Monday.  A revision of voters'list will be held  in Kaslo on May 6th.  R. H. Trueman will re-open his photo-  gragh gallery in a few days.  E. A. Cameron was in Nelson this  week and purchased an ample supply of  coal.  The Easter rates on the K. & S. are a  fare and one-third for the round trip.  Tickets purchased on April 4th and 5th,  good to return April 8th.  P. E. Simpson is back to Nelson from  the Transvaal, where he went with the  Strathcona Horse about a year ago. He  formerly was an employeeat the Noble  Five here.  Harry Nash, tinsmith and plumber,!  has  on   hand a fine line of plumbing'  goods.   Call and get prices on plumbing  and sheet metal work.   lie guarantees  roofs put on by him not to leak.  Mr. Woods has resigned his position  as book-keeper for the Hunter-Kendrick  Co., and accepted a position in the same  capacity with J. M. Harris, in place of C.  J. Smith, who leaves for Spokane in a  short time.  In the police court on Wednesday a  carpenter named Stoffer, sued Thomas  Duffy for $42 wages earned last summer.  The case came up before Judge Lilly,  who after hearing air the evidence gave  judgment in favor of plajntiff. for the full  amount with costs.  The Kaslo Board of Ttade have secured from the Canadian Pacific Raih  way a round trip rate of ,$50 for the  delegation to Ottawa. Tlie party number about fifty, and will have their own  Pullman car and special concessions. It  ;? proposed-toribayc Kootenay.Landing  on Thursday;; April; 4th, and arrive in  Ottawa the following Monday.  The appeal of the'B. N.White Co.  (Slocan-Star) from the judgment of  Judge Forin, awarding George Lovatt  damages to the extent of $75 ;for injury  to Lovatt's logs and road, caused -by  water escapingfrom the Star flume, vvas  heard before.the Full Court at Victoria  last week. The appeal was dismissed  with costs. M. L. Grimrnett was solicitor for the plaintiff and F. L. Christie  for defendant company.  The. steamer Kokanee defeated the  Kaslo'in a boat race on Kootenay lake,  from Five Mile Point to Nelson. The  two boats came together at the point,  and put on steam to see which could  reach Nelson, first. The Kokanee . lead  by a few lengths. This is the third time  the boats have tried speed together, the  Kokanee coming out the victor twice,  but in thia instance the Kaslo claimed  to be handicapped with 75 tons of ore.  Trooper A- Wilkie McKunzie was the  first man of the Strathconas to arrive in  the Kootenay from  the Transvaal war  with   a   metal.   It was   presented   by  King Edward in  person.   The British  Columbiacontingent were the first in the  parade at Bnckingham Palace, and were  drilled before the Duke-of Cambridge  and Lord Wolseley.   It  waa here that  Colonel, Steele said, "We are not tin  soldiers.   We left home to fight,  not to  learn   squad   drill."     Later   on   Lord  Kitchener addressed the soldiers. They  enjoyed their tripand the war.   General  Buller.was  admired   by all who were  under  his   command.     Mr.  McKenzie  said,   "I would  not have missed   the  campaign for $5,000 and wouldn't have  taken twice that  amount  to remain in  the country amid the guerilla fighting  under  way."    Mr.   McKenzie   had   a  slight attack of the fever, but otherwise  he came  through   the   war without a  scratch.   He arrived in town  the latter  part of last week and was. met  at  the  depot by a large number of friends.   A  few days ago he was presented  with  a  well filled purse by  his   many  Sandon  admirers.    Mr.  McKenzie  expects   to  leave for Republic today, and desires to  express his thanks, through the columns  of the Review, to all   those  who   contributed so generously to the presentation made him  the evening following  his arrival in the city.  HINES AND HINING.  The first payment- has been made on  the Fisher Maiden.  The Arlington mine shipped 80 tons,  of ore from Slocan last week.  The Sunset at Jackson Basin, shipped  20 tons from Whitewater this week.  The North west Mining Co.-have rer  sumed work again on the Condor group.  California capitalists have taken hold  of the' Speculator and will commence  operations shortly.  The Miller Creek Co. are applying for  a crown grant on some claims adjoining  the Miller Creek mine,  W. W. Warner will resume operations  on the Wonderful again at once. He  has also taken a lease on the Ruby Silver in the McGuigan basin.'  At the Vancouver mine the drift being  driven on the vein from the big crosscut  is now in 300 feet, and there is about  350 feet yet to drive before the drift will  be into the big Vancouver ore chute and  under the old workings.  The Star expects to start up with its  staff of over 100 men about April 2nd.  Two millwrights from. Nelson are busy-  putting the machinery in good shape for.  concentrating and shipping. It is expected the coming.season will be one of  the best in the history of the mine.  The Hewitt mine is one of the most  promising properties in the Silverton  camp. It has been shipping steadily  since September last, and as the product  is a dry ore, ranging in"value- from 55 to  to 125 ounces of silver, its product earning capacity has not been interfered  with by the recent fluctuations in. the  lead markets. An average of three cars  of;ore 'have been shipped weekly, and  the mine is to continue.on this basis for  an indefinite, period. Thirty men are  employed at present.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following shipments of ore were  shipped from here this week:  Mine. "'���������/ Tons.  Payne.........................  60  American Boy..........  60  Last Chance...  60  Ivan hoe....  41  Reco.........;...........;..  22  Total,  243  School Report for March.  Fiest Division���������Average attendance  for the month 16.50. Greatest number  present during any session- 19; least  number present at any session 13. Visitors during, the month 13. Tardiness  of, pupils 8. ���������.-'.-��������� '  Second Division���������Average attendance  for the month 14. Greatest number  present during any session 15; least  number present 11. Visitors for the  month 11.   Tardiness of pupils 7.  J. E. Lovkring, Principal.  A PURE CRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baiting: Powders contninlng  alum.   Th������y are Injurious to health  ^SSBSSBFSS^^ ���������ff4^^^jjsSgrg^']T'ft'-"^*|f/^'  ���������'*>*-'Ji***������*tTWiMi<  iJisiisLitisiiJ]  swsaatKwsasffi  H'Wdvjv.a***^ **  if&SK&'iM!  '^^^i<^S^!2^  M'COBSilEIGLISHIil,  ,**T^.*,'j:*nf ���������������<****..*'.***������*������  MttMuMHM^ t j ,���������^  victim  f filled,  for care  has  many  killed.  CHARLES OP DEMAKK TO ENTER I ^VJl^U ^~ ~*  THE BRITISH NAVY. I hv���������i ���������.���������,,, . som0 ������">*  "K'nwaiMJvmi,  The  Pi-lm-css  .IIiuicIS Mfc Wus  Iliihapny-  n.'iii'zliici-  of  tilrif;   KiMv.'ird���������Slic   Wa  .\or   KccelvciJ .'Wlih   Cordiality  a I   Hit  Danish Court.  Jtoyal marriages arc so rarely love  affairs that  it is somewhat refreshing to find a manly j'oung prince of  the blood who is willing to sacrifice  not  merely    great  wealth, but even  his coiuntry, loir the sake of his; wife*  This is1.what Prince Charles.' of Denmark is now doing in order to please  his consort, the youngest and favorite  ���������daughter of King Edward.  Prince    Charles   married  his English cousin Maud against the  wishes  of his' parents,  and in  particular of  his coloss'ally rich mother, who had  destined him for the young Queen of  Holland.     The result was that when  Princess Maud went to live at Copenhagen    after   her   marriage her   life  was  made  such  a burden to  her  by  her  niothefr-ia-laW    that she took a  dislike to the country, which sho did  not attempt  to conceal, and became  so  miserable and homesick that she  entreated her parents to arrange for  the    transfer  of  her sailor  husjband  from the Danish nary to  THE ENGLISH N-A.VST,  and for    the    establishment    of hor  permanent home in England, instead  of at Copenhagen.  Her    parents,    devoted      to    their  daughter,   who  in   the Royal  family  goes by the name of "Harry," tried, to  comply    with  her request, but were  met with the strongest opposition on  the patrt of Prince Charles' parents,  -who'not only withheld their consent  to  any such  arrangement, but  likewise threatened to stop their son's allowance, and to disinherit-him unless:  he   remained    at     Copenhagen,    and  abandoned all ideas of taking up his  residence in England.  iA'S.  long as King Edward VII. was;  merely Prince of Wales, ho was not  sufficiently rich  to  ba able to make  .good the income    which they would  hare lost by running counter to the  wishes of  the  Royal family of Denmark, but now, that he has become  "King, the situation has changed, and  the is in a position to do so.  The result is that Prince Charles:  has severed his] connection with the  Dutch nary,  and is about to be  APPOINTED  A   CAPTAIN  ia the English nary.     He is removing all  his    belongings from Copenhagen to England, where   he   already I  has a country seat at Appleton  hall,  oa the    SandrLngham.    estate,  while  the apartments  hitherto occupied, by  the Duke and Duchess of York Ln St.  James' palace are  to be assigned to  him and , to   the Princess  as; a town  residence.  A bill is about to be introduced in  Parliament, providing for his naturalization, as an Englishman, as: has  been done with all other foreign-born  princes who have married English  princesses:, and then made their home  in England. As the young pair  hare no children, they can afford to  forego any fortune that might come  to them from the Prince's Danish parents, and to rely upon tho generosity of King Edward.  CEYLON TEA to the front in packnge tesus.  Lead Paokagro9   .25, 3D, 40, 50 ami 600,  tical work.  Do mot confine your children to  your own learning, for they were  born in another time.  There are three .who are especially  boloved by God: He who is forbearing, he who is temperate and he who  is courteous.  Blessed is; he who gives! from his  substance to the poor; twice blessed  he   who   accompanies  his gift    with  kind, comforting words. ^ ^^ f , v������v I 11   /^IU i\U    FOR ?  Do not worry thyself with the trou-        This e.egant Sugar-Shell can bo had free by aendinfryour address.   We adopt this way to introduce our Silver-  ble  of  ro-mnrrow-   nprhnns  rhmi   wilt . wars manufactured from a new aod precious metal���������Yukon Silver.   It is superior in erery respect to any other  mo  oi   lumunuw,  pernapa  unou  war. j meU1 known t0 tho 2oth century. Any responsible person sending their name shall rp<viT������>n..������ ~p *>-���������������-���������'    ������������������  have no to-morrow, and why shouldst | ^Sti^--'-^-9^ ^ritet0*doT: don'fr",f "���������"��������� "  thou  trouble thyself about   a   world  that is not thino ?  Fun size much larger than Illustration.  Elegant  WORTH ASKING  FOR?  jyour nriitrnct,      OT. -j-_ , ,. . ^  -��������� ��������� .,��������� juui uuiiross., We adopt this way to introduce our Silver-   u.Uuwuicu jromanew and precious metal���������Yukon Silver.   It is superior in every respect to uny other  metal known to the 20th century. Any responsible person sending their name shall receive one of these by mail���������  FREE���������postage prepaid. Write tb������d������y; don't put it off; remember procrastination is tho thief of time, and our  liberality may wane. Our object in making this remarkable offer is to got a samplo of Yukon Silverware into  every home in the land. YUKON SILVE1J CO., 154 King St East, Toronto, Ont^  A  CUIIB  ON  ACTORS.  Managers of  some   of   the  German  "waters will not ullow acfcor3 ���������  si'ond   to ourlaln calls on the ground  foolish and in bad  tasteT  ������bS������lete'  The root of all  discontent is aeJf  lovo-J. p. Clarke. S Jf"  VS LINIMENT  is   the  MINAItD  Liniment asked fnr  at my store  the only one  we 'keep for sale.  lAll the people  use  it.  HA RUN  PULTON  Pleasant I3ay, C.13.  only  onij  ,-^/9k/-������,-Qi, "SSi^i^k/^k  It may look all alike to you in  the tin, but wait till you get it on  your house and the sun gets at  it, then you'll find the difference.  Don't buy cheap paints, but buy  an old established brand, made  from the best oil and pigments  to fight off the sun, beautify and  protect your;house.   '  Ramsay's  Paints  arc the oldest and best in Canada.  Would you like to see some lovely houses, painted with Ramsay's  Paints, and learn all about it ?  Drop us a card and ask for  Booklet " K���������" free.  *&%/&<&���������  ���������vTBK'tt.-^Si ���������^Vjfc^v-������. psn> -^  HOLDING UP SIS COUNTRY.  !    Smuggled    tobacco confiscated    by  the  British customs; authorities was'  formerly burned in the huge furnace  known as "The Queen's Pipe" hut this;  practice  has  now been-discontinued.  Instead,  the  tobacco is a'ent-to    the  PAINT MAKERS  MONTREAL,  Ect'd 1842  V  n'rhel' US6d t0 "Ve ������a a farm' did-  ��������� Yes Haven't you ever heard him ISSr^ tobacc*^ S^i  tell about it , Out where he caZ K ^^ ���������yl**S forconsump! ,'  from they grow blackberries as Ion* ^ ������* mnwtes. mf>" i  as VOUr arm f luiitf ������������������_,  $100 Reward, $100;     -.  stftMB and   that.  U   nJi^tZv.10^r1"?. "* a'1 it������  as your arm I  Minsrd's fiiiiiraeiit Cum Oan-JrulF.  "SAWING WOOD."  Do yooi like the timbtre of that tenor's voice?  I might, if-he dida't make it sound  as if he  ware going to split it.  Winiinrslininicnt for sale even wliero  Brutes leave ingratitude to man.���������  Col ton.  To send for our  Complete Oata-  logus of Shoot  fViuuio and Books  with apoolal rates  efdlsoount  WHALEY~  HOYCE&Oo^  168 Yongrest.  Toronto, Ontt  THE MOST NUTSITIOU8-  y7HtFS/%,^?  lick  he  FROM THE TALMUD.  Do not live near a pious fool.  Attend no auctions if thou hast no  money. :  Pride   is  a sign   of   the. worst   poverty���������ignorance.  If thy friend is honey, do  not  :him up altogether.  If the thief has no opportunity  thinks himself honorable.  Associate not with, the wicked man,  even if thou canst learn from him.  A man should be careful not to afflict,his wile, for God counts her  tears.  One inward contrition in the heart  of man is better than many flagella  tions.  Let not your heart with cares  be  mist dgnxtam lo on wary box of th������ genutoa  Laxative Bromo-Quinine ****���������,  tb������ nssBt&s thai ensos.a <oM JaL������aotiagr  There is a deportment which suits  tho figure and talents of each person;  it is always dost when we quit it to  assume   that  of   another.---Itossetiu.  Miiiard's liir.iiufiiii. uires Burns, etc.  Ho that takes time to resolve gives  leisure to deny, and warning to pro-  pare.���������Quarlcs.  POR.OVEK FIFTY YEARS  MSB WlN.ir-OW'8 SOOTIIFNO SYRUP tun bn4������  u������ed by uioUierafor their childrou tonthlug. It aoothbt  thaohlld. floftaru the pinm, ulliiynnam, cuiu.i windcolica  and I s the boHt romody for diarrhoea, 25o a buttlo. Sold  by all dniRKista tlirouxhout tho world ila auro and uk  tor "Mia. Wlualow's BooUiliu 6/rnp.~  When desperate ills demand a  speedy cure,, distrust is cowardice.and  prudence folly.���������Johnson.  ���������ifcird's Liniment Kclicvcs Neuralgia.  No man is happy who docs not think  himself so.���������Marcus  Antonius.  ._-.. toiuuuo uas oeon able t. ���������-- .u on i^w  stanes and  that) is Catarrh.   Hall'H Catarrh  Care lithe only positive cure now known to  the medical fraternity.   Ontarrb beinjj a con<t������  tltationa!   disoaeo,   requires a constitutional  treaLnent,   Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  acting  directly upon  the  blood and  mucous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying' the  foundation  of the  disease, and  Klring the patient strength by building up the :  constitution and agskting nature in doing Ite 1  work.  Tho proprietors have so muoh faikh in '  its curative powers, that they offer one Hundred Dollars fer any cuso that i^ fails to cure.  Send for Hot of testimonial*.  F. J. CHKN2SY& CO., Toledo O.  Sold by draKgists, 7So,  's yanaily ""  QRATEFUL-bOMFORTINQ.  Hall's ffftnaily Pills are tha best  Persons extremely reserved and diffident aro like the old enameled  watches, which had painted covers  that hindered you from seeing what  tune it was.���������Walpole.  ��������� ���������" j - .  ^^ montreal hoyci^birectorv.  per Jay.  BIRD'S NEST SOUP.  iNino  million  birds' nests,  for soup  making, are brought into Canton  in  a year.   It takes 50 to make a pound,  and  they cost jg>2,50 an  ounce.  W V ���������-1007  ORgAtCFAaT-aUP������'PB:W^  03% ���������.. JS������rsSL.3E*3EI������".'.":  Incubators, Krnoders, Poultry.Supplies and:  "Appliiiuoes.    Catulogue free.-  , A J. Morgan-, Mfr., London, Ont.  to eoosiffn nil your Produce to the  Dawson Commission Co. Limited  Cor. Colborne ������nd West Market St., Toronto.   Thay  will got pon higheit pos������lble pricts.  FE ATH E R~DYEfffe  BRITISH   AMERICAN   DYEINC CO.  eommgGfi iino. Stea'mshins  Montreal to Liverpool.     JJoston   rn  t-        "&  POOL   Portland Aiverpo'oT������Vi^^  '-���������-������������������������������������     ���������w,--u8- -t^ssr^i^^^  For all skin aHmants.  i, C. Calvert & Co., Manohoster, England  STREET METAL   OORNIGES    - u .. vi .  ........    .j.iiouhh una BDiiteroom)  ������re aiiiiilship.i. -Sped.il attention tins been given to tho  Second -Siiloon find Third-Obiss iicconiinorliirion. l'oi  riiti-sofiuiH-ajjeand all particulars, apply to "any agem  of tho Company, or  Richards, Mills & Co, D. Torrance & Co..  77 State St., Boston. Montreal and Portland,  DOUGLAS BROS.  134 Adelaide St.,  ; Toronto, Ont.  JUBILEE OF 190l.LW?nr J,1:im,V "���������-  that la requite to assist tlio lih v \n -m 1"!on8"1*1. r"r>" all  of tho Jubilee.   HubHian i���������| comnle nT'\K ",0 hK"������r>^  , lu.Htrated Kdition on I- oti Paner in, ?    pr"cf-ical. XL.,  hundred, posHiaid^^^^^^cb, ^.M p��������� j  PRINTED in one or many colors  or STfelPBD at low prices. Sam?  pies furnished on request. Special  quotations for car loads or large  lots.    Write for prices.  TORONTO WRAPPING-  PAPER  COMPANY  75 Adelaide-st. West.  n  '&. V  b'f i  U  ) CANADA LIFE  The Year's Business.  Thcaith an nual Mooting of,tho Canada Life Assurance Company was hold on tho 27fch  of obruary. Tho meeting was harmonious, and the following report shows the Company to  ho in a sound and flourishing condition:  Tho number of policies with first premiums actually  paid for in cash during 1900 waa 2899, representing as  surimoes of ������0,397,913.33. This was $868,24'2.52 larger  than tho new business paid forin tho previous year. Of the above amount, ������4,515,510.33  represents tho Canadian business.' Coming now to business originating strictly within the  past yoar, the number of applications lecoivcd was 2210 for ������5,108,351. The number of  policios issued and revived was 2170, and the amount of assurances granted (including new  reversionary additions), was ������5,550,635.55. It is gratifying to be able to announce that a  satisfactory increase in our business has been shown for the first two months of the current;  yoar over tho corresponding poriod of tho last and previous years, tho total assurances  now in force amount to ������81,039,83.  A substantial increaso has taken place in our premium income, which  amounted to $2,951,087.33, or, including considerations for annuities,  to ������3,055,005.33.   The incomo from Interest amounted to the large sum  of ������906.120.27.   Thcso figures exceed tho highest point yet reached by the Company, both  as to premiums and interest.  For the first timo in the Company's history, the claims by doath  oxecoded the million dollar mark, the payments amounting to  ������1,112,307.13, which, however was well within the amount expected. Including bonus additions, the death claims and endowments paid amount to ������1,291,  80.28, while tho dividondsto policy-holders roached the large sum of $865,880.75.  The total payments to policy-holders and annuitants amounted to ������2,282,810.56.  Omitting all annuity transactions, the actual expenses of management for tho year  (including taxes and government fees) amounted to 1-1.03 per cent, of tho income from premiums and interest.   This pcrcontago is less than the corresponding one for the previous  year.  In this connection, a respectful protost should be entered against the unfair measure of taxation which life insurance companies are subjected to by somo Provincial and  State enactments.  The Income.  The Payments.  PRESIDENT'S   ADDRESS.  The President, Hon. George A. Cox, in moving tho adoption of the report, said:  I venture to, think that our Financial Statement this year is one that will command the  confidence of tho public in the sound and prosperous condition of the Company. Indeed, the  Balanco Shoot, doos not, perhaps, fully reveal tho strength of the Company, As most of' you  are aware, the Directors or this Company, as far back as 189u, commenced to look forward to a  change of valuation basis from ii per cent, rato of interest, nd the progress we have made  from that time to this isbestillustratcd by showing what surplus margin the Company would  now have, if its policy liabilities wero valued first, upon the usual American standard; and  secondly upon tho Domitiibn Government standard.  THE STRENGTH OF THE COnPANY.  The surplus upon policy-holders'account, according to the Company's standard, is now  ������1,005,513.53. Now..if we adopted the usual American valuation standard (Actuaries 1 per  cent,.), and had set aside no special reserve fund for a higher standard, our surplus upon  policy-holders' account would have been ������1,073,115.00.  Similarly, upon the Dominion Government Standard ,(Hm. 4i- per cent, and 3i par cent,  for new business), our corresponding surplus would have been approximately ������2,071,000.00. The  relative positions are thus shown to be as follows : '       '  standard  .������1,005,513.6  . 1.673,115.00  . 2.071,000 00-  Surplus on policyholders' account, as por Company's  Surplus on policyholders' account, as per American Government standard  Surplus on policyholders' account, as per Canadian Government standard   While our position is thus shown to bo a strong one, I do not believe it errs on tho side of  being too strong, in view of the transformations that are now taking place in tho financia  world gonerally. and, by many leading companies in particular. The great benefits that will  accrue to our policyholders on account of the increased earning power now established will  become more and more manifest as time elapses.  The large benefits that are now conferred upon the holders of tho Company's policies a  shown by the report, from which it will be seen that ������2,282,810.36 was distributed to policy  holders by way of death claims and matured endowments, profits, surrender values and  annuities.  The Assets.  The Liabilities.  Owing lo the temporary stringency in the money market during tho  past year, lifctlo difliculty was experienced in securing desirablo investments.   The assets of the Company increased during the year by ������1,281,  112.02, notwithstanding tho large payments to policy-holders.   The total assets now amount  to ������22,618,20l.0S, being more than double the amount reported ten years ago.  The vnluation basis at present adopted is Actuaries 1 per cent,  for old bu-iinoss, Hin. 3V per cent, for new bonus additions and  annuities, and Hm. 3 per cent, for policios issued sinco 31st Dec  ember, 1S99. .After providing for these liabilities and for tho Special Reserve towards the  new standard, as woll as for all other liabilities to policy-holders, there remains a surplus  on policy-holders'account of ������1,005,513.35. At 31st December last the paid-up capital  stoodat������3S3,900.C0.  With a valuable accumulated experience of  nearly 51 years; with a ' long-established  reputation for solidity, integrity and econ  omy; with assets revalued and held upon a conservative basis; with reserves largely in  excess of Government requirements; with now plans of assurance and liberal policy contracts, the Company enters upon the now century with renewed energy and with resources  and oquipment requisite to meot tho strain of a financial crisis, if it appears, or to, reap  the advantages of prosperous periods as thoy recur.  ���������-.-,:���������  GEO. A. COX, President  It. HILLS. Secretary.  A Retrospect and Forecast.  AS AT 1ST JANUARY, 1901  ;  ������������������";��������� .'./.Assets, ���������    .  '  Government,    Municipal    and    other        -..,-.,  Bonds, Stocks and Debentures       $10,050,641 id  Mortgages on Real Estate      . ������������������.'-���������-���������"   -  Loans on Bonds, Stocks, Policies, Etc.  Real Estate (including Company's buildings in Toronto, Montreal and  Hamilton)      *���������.���������-':    -       -.:������������������'  Premiums in' Transit, deferred Premiums and Interest accrued  Other Assets (including Cash in Banks)  3,841,383 23  5,964,883 90  1,591,109 69  893,934 30  306,851 77  $22,648,204  08  Liabilities  He Certainly Wi-as a I'iena.  The stage was'rolling along the canyon trail when suddenly the horses  reared back on their haunches as a  lone highwayman with a Winchester  appeared on the scene.   ,  "Step out of <Jue hearse, gentlemen,  and hands up!" he ordered.  One by one they climbed out with  elevated hands:  The highwayman relieved the party  and several times was forced to remind  one nervous little man to keep his hand  from his pocket  "Whafs the matter with you?" he  finally roared. "You make another  move like that, and I'll pump the slugs  In you!"  "Please let me," pleaded the little  man as his hand again slid toward his  pocket.  "Please let you!" roared the desperado. "Please let you perforate me?  You're imposing on my generosity, sonny. Look out! Look out! Keep your  mit away from that pocket or by the  Eternal"���������  "But It won't hurt you!" protested  the little man. "It won't hurt you at  all! Stand just as you are now and  keep your rifle leveled.   There!  That's  it!":;  And while the highwayman was recovering from his astonishment the little man had flashed his kodak and  snapped the button.  Assurance Reserve Fund (Actuaries'  4% for all business prior to 1st of  January, 1900; Hm. 3% for Policies  issued since then, and Hm. 3y2%  for new bonus additions)  Special Reserve toward 3y2% basis  Investment Reserve Fund  Other   Liabilities   except Paid  Capital - - -  Surplus on PolicyhoSders'  Account -  up  $20,559183900  625,000 00  125,000 00  332>85i 55  1,005,513 53  $22,648,204  08  Receipts  Net Premium and Annuity Income  Interest       ���������        '-������������������       - =  Capital $258,900.00 ;  Suspense Items  5,910.31 ��������� - -  $3,055,905 33  906,426 27  264,810 31  $4,227,141   pi  Payments  Paid Policyholders and Annuitants  AH other payments ���������> ���������  $2,282,840 56  653,451 83  $2,036,292 39  Lovo and Thrift.       ;  The late Professor Shuttlewdrth of  London was particularly fond of telling  how, when he once acted as locum  tenens in Devonshire, he had to proclaim the banns of marriage of a  young yokel and a village maid. A  fortnight later the young swain called  at the professor's lodgings.  "You put up the banns for me," he  said.  "Yes, I remember," replied Mr.  Shuttle worth.  "Well," inquired the yokel, "baa it  got to go on?"  "What do you mean?" asked the professor.  "Are yon tired of the glrlr"  "No," was the unexpected answer,  "but I like her sister better."  "Oh, if the original girl doesn't mind,  you can marry her sister."  "But should I have to be 'called'  again?"  "Certainly,   thafs   necessary,"   answered Mr. Shuttle-worth.  "But should I have to pay againF  "Yes, It would cost yon three and (sixpence."  "Oh, would itr rejoined th������ yokel  after reflection. "Then ni left It remain as it lis." And hs did.���������London  Telegraph.  AN ACCOMPLISHED LIAR.  He���������A successful lawyer has got to  lie.  She���������I understand you've made  quite a success in the legal profession, senatori  Culture in  gold.   ,  ,  a woman is better than  WATCHES FROZEN AND BAKED.  How Tlicy :irc Tested In (<:ii������]aii<r.s XaUonal  J'liyslcnl S.iiburatory.  Kew observatory, near Loudon,  which is being kept before the public mind because of the threatened  derangement of its delicately-made  instruments by the installation of  electric tramways at Hammersmith,  some miles distant, is more than a  home of magnetic mystery. Many  watches constructed for scientific and  other special purposes', are here subjected to tests which tax their capabilities to the utmost.  The   branch   of    the   observatory  where  this    interesting operation ig  carried on. is known as the rating department    of the    National Physical  Laboratory..    The   observer, Mr. E.  G.  Constable,  states'  that about 500  watches  are  tested yearly and  that-  10,400 have passed through their hands}  since the department was opened.  ':.. lAia ambitious watch in pursuit of a  firat-clasa' certificate commences its  career at Kew by standing upright for  five days in , an ordinary safe.     It  spends a similar .'period in three other; positions and is' then placed on its  back in a refrigerator.      After five  days of that icy abode it is removed  to an oven kept at a temperature of  90 degrees Fahrenheit, and is at lasjt  restored to a normal temperature. All  this time the watchful eye of the observer    has   been ': upon it, and the  watch's behavior duly noted in books.-  Every    variation of    a second the  watch   makes in   tne different positions  and  temperatures  is.' carefully  entered, and certain  marks for  and  against , are    given  it.      What  this  means will be the better appreciated  when it is explained that Kew possesses instruments   capable   of indicating, the hundredth part of a second.  The highest marks awarded to a  watch are 100, and if it gains over 80  tho words "especially good" are written on its certificate when the watch  leaves the observatory. Last year  the lowest marks received by a watch  were 44 and tho highest 90.1. The  latter  was  English  made.  OARE OF THE EYEGLASSES.  Spectacles and eyeglasses are much  benefited by a bath noiw and then���������  not a mere wiping or rubbing with  chamois or tissue paper, but a real  good bath. The process is; simple.  Have a basin of warm water, a cake  of soap, and a soft tooth or nail  brush; put the glasses into tho basin  and leave them to soak for a little  Wihsile, then: apply soap freely and rub  off with a brush. After this giv������  them a polish with any ordinary  tooth powder, and finally clean them  with tissue paper. Occasionally a  few drops of ammonia in the water  in wnich they aro given the batb  will be found excellent.  3^5^?5Sj������SfcTiI.-E?JES'vi'.'J?% .^sftMSegM^ w-*tiii������u3iiyiJuBi*ucssa  --*-.���������< ,���������>--)��������� ���������" ���������~^'i-a?!?ir?y^^^  3fii$fesfe;sisfr  :,1P*  ���������i-  if  THE MINING REVIBW-Satuhday, March  3������> 1901-  Tlie Mining Review.  SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1901.  A REFINERY,  The effort sthat British Columbians  are now making to secure the establishment of, a refinery somewhere in Canada  are not only proper, but highly ���������commendable from every point of view.  Circumstances ha^e. recently conspired  to exclude tlie bulk of our products from  the American markets���������bullion is ex- bles VOUl" stomach to get it  eluded  by the tariff,  and ore  is now so  NERVOUS  PROSTRATION  is only a failure of streno-th  It takes strength to get strength.  Get strength of stomach first.  Your stomach will then look  out for your body. Scott's  emulsion of eod-liver oil enar  treated by conditions hard   to   explain.  Talk to some who are supposed to know  the ins and outs of it, and they will tell  you the C.P.R. charges to the boundary  are in the way, while others who profess  to be equally well posted, say it is the  over stock of lead   ore at home and the  scarcity of fluxing ores that have caused  the shut down on   the B. 0. article.   To ���������  producers and the pubJicol" the province  as a whole, what the cause of the exclusion may be is a matter of but little concern���������as the consequences  to them are  the same in any event.   As God is almost  invariably on the side of those who make  the most vigorous effort   to help themselves, the steps our people are the most  sensible in self defence.   It is generally  undertood there is a Canadian company  ready to build, equip Mid.'operate, a re-  refinery, if its operations are  treated by  the government   as   are the iron industries of the country���������given a bonus, on  output for a given time.    Under the circumstances as they exist at the present,  the government cannot refuse it.  The bonus given the iron industry is  to stimulate mining operations in the  country, for the benefits they may bring  ������������������. the people in the shape ol" revenues, employment for miners and mechanics, and  business for business   men the country  over in its  various  ramifications.   The  production and  handling of silver-lead  ores will do for the country precisely the  same thing. They will employ thousands  of miners, keep up   a  commercial   and  miscellaneous community in the scenes  of operation, open a market for the agricultural,productions of the farming districts of British Columbia, Manitoba and  the   Territories, create   sales  for   the  manufactured products of the eastern  provinces, and employment for the capital of investors the country over.  The industry for the time being may  not be as large as that of the iron production, but neither will it be as great a  drain on the treasury of the country.  Apart from all these considerations a  refinery will lead to lead manufacturing  and keep at home a lot of money now  paid for manufactures,and to employees,  in other countries.  It is, of course, possible that  after  a  short time the Americans may come to  their senses and bid again for our ores,  but tlie country can never suffer by having the.second market for them and the  second  system  of handling   them.   It  will only be  to  mining what a second  railway   is   to   shippers.   There are, of  course, some   who   say it  is money all |  these bonus hunters are after.   That is '  quite true; but if money to them means  money to the public as well, why should  it not be given?  To the present refining has never been  tried in this country���������it is only a venture, and generally capital looks for  something tangible in a venture. Railway rates are high in this country on  ore and bullion as on all other commodities, labor ia expensive, and the sale  of lead is subject to market fluctuations.  With all these conditions  staring  capi-1  from usual food; and this is  the way to restore the whole  body.  We'll send you a little to try if you like  SCOTT &BOWNK,   Chemists, Toronto.  talists in tlie face, there is nothing at all  unreasonable in their looking  for something substantial in a refinery venture.  They have to sell their lead in England,  the Orient and other countries, where  they are met by the   lead   merchants of  the United States, Spain, Australia and |  other countries, and must take the prices  that   others   take.   The 'bonus is then  simply intended to help  them   in  overcoming  heavy   transportation  charges,  keen competition, and to carry the,product  in   time   of low prices. "There is  everything,to commend the  principle,  and   no  reason   why the  government  should not readily grant the request.  eause the organ grinder was  not chosen  a delegate.   His dread is that when the  refinery is built it   may pass   into   the  hands of an   outside corporation.   Bis  suggested .cure   is to have it built and  leased or operated  by the government.  The miners' unions suggest government  ownership of railways, and to be a union  I champion, and a "hell of a fellow" with  the miners in general, he wants everything built by the government.   Canada  will he a veritable   paradise   when   the  government builds and operates all the  smelters, refineries, general stores, printing offices, etc., etc.. leaving nothing for  any Canadian to do with his talent, enterprise or wealth, but work by the day  for the government and  draw his day's  pay.    It never occurs lo the  Bluestreak  philosopher that governments, as a rule,  to allow scope to their more enterprising  subjects, are   very   slow   in   conflicting  with commercial interests, for  the  best  w. S. Dkewky  Sandon, B/C.  ..      r '    n. T.TwiO!  iNew Denver, B. c.  DREWRY & TWIGG  Dominion and Provincial Lund Surveyors  Civil and Mining Engineers.  JJedfoid & McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLA1ND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, LL. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  that in utilities, in whose   interest   the  whole people   are   interested,  such as  postal and railway service, it is of convenience and service for governments to  own and operate; but in all ages of the  world it has invariably been found in  expedient for governments   to   go   into  competition with the even' day business  of their subjects���������it drives the latter out  of the country and  to' fields where they  have desirable scope for their enterprise  and means  .Bonuses and bounties are never given  to make rich men richer, but to stimu  late  pursuits   in   whose   progress   the  masses are interested.   Providing Good  erham and Blackstock, or whoever else  might build a refinery   in   Canada   and  take the proposed bonus, did pocket in  the profits the amount of bonus, it would  be a matter of but little concern  to  the  people of British Columbia, it gave silver-lead'mining the   stimulus   they are  looking for.   If   it  should  happen that  AGeNTS WanTED lor-'THJE LIVE AnD JtEIGN  OK QUEEN VICTORIA." including special  ���������memorial tributes from the most eminent  British and Canadian statesmen, nnd "The  Life of King itclward VII." Size lOx 1%, about  600 pages, better   illustrated than  anv ��������� rivnl  ... . ������i.     ,;wju.\ iy\, auou   , ---       "v-������"   600 pages, better   illustrated than anv rivn  of all   reasons.    It  vcrv   often happens   work.   Writteii by Pr John Coulter, from Ixin  -       .                    ,       don, hug., the celebrated Historian and Jour  that 111 utilities, in whose   interest   the  naiist. >i*..i t������������*.-.   <      GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP.    .-.  .The Bluestreak organ  does not take  kindly to the proposition to send a delegation   to   Ottawa   in the interests of a  luimlIJg.aor.   xi   it  should 'happen tha  bonus   to  a refinery, presumeably be"  after one year's operation, and the refin-    ing   company'had ������������������earned- $85,000, the  institution   should   pass   into    foreign  hands, the country would have value for  the payment through tlie increased mining operations.    If at anytime the institution should pass into the hands of an  outside   company it . would   carry   no  bonus   or   other     franchises    with   it'  only   as  its    operations   satisfied   the  Canadian producers.   For  the  government or the Canadian people to stipulate that a company building such an  institution with, their own  money, and  only getting a bonus as earned, should  not be allowed to sell it if they thought  proper   to  do   so, would  be a piece of  despotism that would knock the scheme  in the head   at   the  outset.   It'will be  well for the government  bonusing such  an institution to safeguard  the rights of  the people by controlling rates, and that  is all any sensible people can look for  , _..���������., ...u.k.uiuum.Lisu Historian and.. Journalist, and John A. Cooper, editor Canadian  Magazine, Toronto. Price only $1.75��������� new book  from cover to cover.   Extra, large commission:  I credit given;   prospectus'free  to  canvasser.*-.  t World Publishing Co., Guelph, Ont.  The Denver House  0000 /  Headquarters for Travelling Men and  Miners.  The Table is first class.  The Bar is always stocked by the best  Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  The Rooms are all that can be desired  for comfort.  NELSON & CO., Proprietors.  Established 1858.  Who trust to Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery. It cures ninety-  eight per cent, of all who use it.  Old forms of disease, obstinate  cough, weak lungs, spitting of  blood, weakness and emaciation are  perfectly and. permanently cured by  this powerful remedy.  "My wife   had   hemorrhage   of  the  lungs," writes W. A. Sanders, Esq., of  Hern, Mason  Co., W. Va.    "She had  ten   hemorrhages, and   the   people all  around here said she would never be  well   again.      But. she   began to take  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  and she soon  began   to gain  strength  and flesh.   After taking ten bottles she  was entirely well. <   If any one doubts  this,  they may enclose  self addressed  envelope with stamp, and I will answer."  Sick persons are invited to consult  Dr. Pierce by letter free of charge.  All  correspondence   strictly private.  Address Dn R. V. Pierce,  Buffalo, N. Y.  i. R. Smith & Co.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  IK. ID Kfflll.  victoria, ere.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B.C.  Clothes Cleaned,  Pressed  and Repaired  AT  As Others See Us.  Mr.   Lascelles   Carr,   the   celebrated  English journalist of Cardiff, Wales, arrived in the city yesterday on his return  to   Ottawa  from   his   trip through the  west, says   the   Winnipeg   Free   Press.  When interviewed, Mr. Can- expressed  himself  as  being   most favorably impressed with British Columbia and the  Canadian Northwest.   The  mining   resources of   British Columbia Mr. Carr  considers simply stupendous, and sufficient   to  enrich; a great, province.   The  coal deposits at the Crowds Nest are inexhaustible, and the English newspaper  man cannot comprehend why the people  there  oppose  a railway   outlet for the  products of these coal mines.   He states  the coal is better than the average South  Wales article, and makes the best coke  in the world; it can be mined cheaply,  and the area of the coal districts extends  over hundreds of miles, so there need be  no fear of its being exhausted for many  years.  THE   I.   X.  L.   TAILOR   SHOP,  Opposite Union Hotel,  F. PHILLIPS, Proprietor. .  COAL!  Everybody Wants  the Best Coal.  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coa!  will make the hottest and brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled, as it is very  clean.   ��������� We have it for all kinds of grate  ��������� Cameron,  !'?  ���������     I'  Is.  ���������A  1  ���������-������������������$���������  ��������� *;: ���������/.&��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� :m  #������������������  'it ���������  Mi  ii ���������'���������'  m ...  vi,;  m:  m  Mm  >H.i  Si  > Vi  '���������" I-  l"*i  f V.  I f>  u  si*  p  1!*  jh   /J  :n  r  1 * tl  L  1 \  I ������Ii THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, March 30, 1901.  Another Mine at Moyie.  The expected has happened���������the ore  both',on the Auror property on the west  side of the lake has been encountered.  .Some days ago a ledge of four feet of  ' concentrating ore was struck, but after  drifting about 20 feet further on a three  foot ledge of solid galena was encountered. These two ledges are parellel with  each other and are well defined. The  strike was made in the crosscut of the  No. 1 tunnel, which is now m a distance  - of ;300 feet. This crosscut leaves the  main tunnel 100 feet in from the mouth  and runs in a northerly direction. At  the end of the crosscut it i-j estimated  that a depth of at least 200 feet has been  attained.  The strike on the Aurora is one of the  most important ever made in the camp.  It has always been contended by mining  men that.the St. Eugene lead extended  across the lake, and this theory is now  apparetly verified. It also adds another  substantial mine to the camp, and one  which no doubt with development will  Drove almost equally as valuable as the  St. Eugene.  The Aurora is owned by Thos. Rader,  O. J. Johnson and Capt. I. B. Sanborn.  Mr. Sanborn at the present time is in  the Atlin district. It is the intention  of the owners to continue work on the  property in a small way for a time yet,  before launching out on a larger scale.���������  .Movie Leader.  ������O0<  i������e������6t9(������f*������������i���������������������e***������c������������et<o������������������������0e������t������ie*������������������������������o***o������9uce9������������o������������������������������������  ���������  9  9  e  a  ������  ,    THE] BIG STORE].        I   ���������   ZZ^Z^ZZZIZZIZZZIZZZIZZIZZZIZZIZZZZZZI^ZI^^ ���������  ��������� I ,������  The First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods Jugt j  Arrived and More on tie Way. [  We are Offering Special Values in Dress Hoods, I  Carpets, Oilcloths, Tapestry, Spares, Curtains. \  Have You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries?  e  A Fine Comparison.  The Northwest JMining News in its last  issue published an unbiased comparison  between the Slocan Star and the Le Eoi,  and which is certainly very creditable  to the former. The capital of the Star is  MOO.OOO, and it has paid dividends to  the amount of $400,000, or four-fifths of  ils entire canital. The Le Koi's capital  is :$5,000,000, and the amount paid in  dividends .$1,305,000, or a little over one-  lifth of its capital.' Comparing the two  from the standpoint of capital and dividends, the Star shows up away ahead  of the Le Roi. After explaining the difference between the properties, the  former being a silver-lead and the latter  a gold producer, it winds np by saying  the Le Roi is only in its infancy, and no  <>ne doubts but that lartre dividends will  lie paid later: but for management certainly more credit is due to the Star for  its practical mining.  It may also be stated that the Star is  in its infancy also, and from present indications, and the fine showings made  lately on the property, everything points  lo its becoming one of the best mines in  the province.  ��������� *<**������*4*44>������**������������*������********^+4*������ ++++*+*+*4+*4*++*4++++*+*++4**4>+44**+++4>++*+44>4<>++**  The Black Prince, at Slocan, shipped  a car of ore this week.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  Mrs. Winslowa Soothing Syrup has been useil  by millions of mothers for their children when  teething. If disturbed at nieht and,b'okenin  your rest by a sick child, sutl'ering and cry in ir  u'ita pain of cutting teeth. Send at once and  set ti bottle of "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup"  for children 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, softens the gums and reduces  Inflammation, aud gives tone and energy to the  system "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for  children teething is pleasant to the taste and 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. Re sure and ask for  "Mrs. Winslow's SoothingSyrup."  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  lentf Furii^ite  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing-, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just'what's wanted in the camp. vCall and  inspect them.  A Change,  (���������.G.llaker a practical New Denver man, is assuming the management of D. J.Robertson's furniture business here.    He will  have with him an experienced   .  Painter and Paper lianger.  Carpets sewed and laid.    Furniture in  . all its branches repaired and a stock of   the   Furniture  always on hand.     Every department of  the business will be managed in the  best way  possible,   guaranteeing satisfaction to all new und old patrons.  C.   G.  BAKER.  eoeo9eoe������������eeoe������������00oifitt0t������a>oe  IF YOU WANT    ,  ANYTHING IN  Sto"v^es  Slety-Bolls  We can show you  some nice lines in  these goods at reasonable prices.  HARRY NASH.  In the new stand, opposite C.P.R, depot.  1J  i     ii  /I  LIMITED.  0������a������e0������e9O������oooa*eo<  )0O00������9  ATLANTIC IRAHBir HCRR  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any C P.M. agent  or Ii. W. 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Returning, leaves  Kaslo dailvut 1 p. m.; leaves Pilot Bay daily at  2.30 p.m.; arrives at Nelson doilj- a14:S0 p.m.  B. & N. AND K. V. RYS.  Passengertrain leavesKuskouookforSpokaue  daily on the arrival ol steamer Kaslo connection" at Booner's Ferry with Great Northern  liver, oast bound.  Leaves Spokane for Kuskonook daily at 6'25  a. m., making direct connection at Kuskonook  with steamer Kaslo for Nelson and Knslo.  Steamers call at principal landings in both  directions, and at other points when signalled.  Tickets sold to all parts in Canaada and the  United States. '  To ascertain rates and lull information  address Rout. Hiving Kaslo. B. C.  Geo. Huston, Local Agent.  Canadian   Pacific  DIRECT ROUTE TO ALL POINTS  UNEQUALLED TRAINS,  LOW RATES, QUICK TIME.  Steamship service from Vancouver to  Cape Nome, Alaska, Hawaii, Australia,  China and Japan.  Through tickets to and from the Old  Country.  For time-tables, rates and full information call on or address nearest local  agent, or  H. W. Hakbouh, .Agent,  Sandon, B. C, or  J. S. Cartkr, E. J. Coym  D.P.A., Nelson.   A.G.P.A., Vancouver  AGENTS WANTED���������Life of QUEEN VIC-  f* TOR1A. Authors���������The Queen herself, Dr.  John Coulter, from London, Eng., John A. Cooper, editor of Canadian Magazine. Toronto;  about, 700 pages; quality never equalled; price  only ?I.7S. See other advt,. in this paper also  two reviews in this paper. World Publishing  Co., Guelph, Ont.  Mgjfg^BSEBSSSBiBSH^^  Ti-A'-an?fl������s:.������5wi .���������ww^r-*. ��������� ^Tr^-^^viiS^'*-->w-^^V<y^ful.'.t*-A.-i.  ir.ri)L4w,r*  . "." -' i^x ftii-'f*  ..*c:r.  Extreme Weakness  ' RESULTING FROM POOR WATERY BLOOD.  Heart Palpitation, (Dizziness* and Weak  ness in;|the Logs Followed Until,, the  Snft'ercr Felt That His Case Was.Al  most Hopeless.  From the Mirror, Meaford, Ont.  No man Ln Meaford is bettor known  or metre highly respected than.   Mr.  ���������Patrick Delaney, who has been a re-  ���������sident of the town for nearly forty  ,   "years. Mr. Delaney is a stone mas<xn  by_ trade, and hag   helped   construct  ���������many of the buildings which go   to  make   tip   Meaford's    chief business  (structures. Hearing that ho had received great benefit from the use of  JJr. Williams' Pink Pills, a reporter of  the Mirror called to obtain particular   of    the   cure, and Mr. Delaney  cheerfully    gave him    the following  statement.      "Last March,"  said he,  "my health    became  so poor  that I  (was   compelled to   quit   work.     Tho  chief symptoms of my illness  ' Avetre  extreme weakness in the legs, loss of  appetite, and palpitation of the heart.  The  least exertion    would cause my  iheart to palpitate violently, and if 1  stooped to pick up anything I would  be overcome with dizziness. My legs  ���������were so  weak that' I was compelled  to  sit  down to put my   clothes  on.  GQhe doctor I consulted said I had a'  bad case of   anaemia.   lie prescribed  for me   and   I   took three bottles of  medicine, but all the while factually  grew worse until I became so weak  and emaciated that it seemed impossible  that I could  recover.     Having  yead of the cures effected by Dr. Williams' Pink'Pills I determined to give  them a trial.   From  the  first  box I  noted an  improvement in my condition.     My legs became stronger, my  appetite improved, and by the time I  ihad used four boxes I felt better than  I had done for months.      That    the  (pills are a wonderful remedy there is  not the least doubt.     I can do light  iwork about home without experiencing any of the unpleasant sensations  that I  once underwent.     I feel an altogether  different  man  despite    the  ifact that I am now sixty-seven years  of age.   'All I can say is that I attribute my present good health to Dr.  [Williams' Pink Pills and I would advise   any   other   similar   sufferer   to  try them."   ' .-:  To those who are weak, easily  tired, nervous, or whoso blood is'out  of condition, Dr. Williams Pink Pills  come as. a blessing, curing when ,all  other medicines fail and restoring  those who give them a fair trial to a  full measure of health and strength,  The pills are sold only in boxes bearing on the wrapper the full name Dr.  (Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.  If yofux dealer does not keep them  they will bo sent post paid at CO  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 by  addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  "BDBS" WRITES HIS STORL  THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR AS TOLD  BY LORD ROBERTS.  IEIsks Willed He Took In His ������reat March  Into tlie lOiiciay'H Country��������� IHfili I*ral*<������  for Kltclicnci- or Klinrioiiiu���������"The Men  Were Splendid."  These  very able  and  lucid papers  will fcrm tho ground work of all future histories of the campaign. Their  publication has resulted in a quickening of gratitude   towards  the   great  general who saved South Africa   for  the empire.   We see from this narrative how real and how terrible were  the risks which Lord-Roberts accepted  when he decided to push into the heart  of the enemy's country, never resting  till Bloemfohteio and   Pretoria   wero  in British  hands,  says    the    British  Weekly.   On arriving in  South Africa he found that tlio Army Corps had  been broken up, portions having been  sent to reinforce d3uller, Methuen and  Gatacro. Each of those generals .was  practically helpless, and  no progress  had been made after the reverses of  December.   Lord  Roberts   wisely   decided not  to   use  the reinforcements  which were coming out to strengthen  either the Natal or the .western army,  but to organize'a strong force of his  own,  with   which  he    could  advance  directly towards Bloemfonteba. He, admits that his own plan was attended  with  considerable    danger,     as    the  enemy held the two main roads leading from Cape Colony to the Orange  Free State, and might destroy bridges  and curt, the railway line. He resolved,  however, to go forward, but not until he had thoroughly reorganized  THE TRANSPORT SERVICE. .  Lord  Kitchener's  assistance  was  invaluable in remodelling the extravagant system previously adopted,which  as the Commander-in-Chief sarcastically, observes, "might answer well enough    for peace    manoeuvres."     On  hearing that Sir Redvers Buller had  withdrawn  from  Spion   Kop  to  Pot-  gieter's Drift,  Lord  Roberts  decided  that, his  own   advance  must  not  be  longer delayed.   He set out with 35,000  men  and   about a hundred guns, his  immediate object being to relieve Kim-  berlcy.   His plans were admirably conceived and    were    carried out    with  scarcely a hitch.   Ten days  after, he  Roberts remarks that, large as the  force appears to be in South Africa,  it has proved all too small for the  duties it has had to perform. Apart  from his own despatches, which proTe  that the country has in no .way exaggerated his  SUPREME MILITARY GENIUS  there is an interesting series from  Sir George White, dealing with the  siege of Ladysmi'th, and from General Buller, describing the operations  of the Natal army. At the end of  May General Buller had an interview with Christian Botha and attempted to bring about a surrender.  He informed him that Lord Roberts  he crossed the Vaal and that further fighting was useless. A three  days' truce was arranged while Christian Botha communicated with his  Government and General Buller with  the Commander-in-Chief. Buller had  previously told Botha that his own  terms \vcre that the men should sur  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS HAVB  LAID CLAIM TO THIS  TITLE.  They Seem to be Substantiating tha  Claim  by  the  Evidence   of  Many  Trustworthy     and    Well - Known  Ladies.  Lushes's Bight,  Little Bay,  Island,  Green Bay, Nfld., March 11.���������Special.���������  Dodd's Kidney Pills, and the wonderful healing work, they are accomplishing in Newfoundland, is the subject of  muoh favorable comment among our  people.   Many    cases    are    reported,  render their guns and return to their   wh���������e  th      have  8aved   th    u f  farms, and that they ought take their-  rifles with them. A simple-minded  generosity seems to have marked his  communications with the (Boer leaders, and the extreme anxiety to avoid  bloodshed, which paralysed his efforts  earlier in the campaign comes out  onco more in his telegram .to Roberts.  He believed it would cost him about  five hundred killed and wounded to  get out of Natal,, and asked what  terms, if any, he might offer Botha.  Lord Roberts demanded unconditional surrender, and the negotiations  fell through. General Hunter's comments form another most interesting  appendix to the despatches. His  frank criticisms'ought  to  be   useful  men and women suffering with  Bright's Disease, Diabetes, Rheumatism and Female Troubles. The local druggists are selling a great deal  of this remedy. Right here there occurred a case which is of more than  ordinary interest. Mrs. Elizabeth  Brooks was for years a sufferer with  Kidney Disease. She is a lady well-  known and highly esteemed, and her  story of recovery .has caused general  satisfaction. She writes: , ,  - "I wish to make known- to all what  good I have obtained through the use  to the War  Office.   All the generals   of Dodd's Kidney Pills. They .are a very  agree that "the men were splendid."  Sir A. Hunter quotes Napoleon's  praise of British infantry, and,speaking from,his experience in South Africa, says that since Napoleon's time  our soldiers have not changed except  to improve. From first to last the  private soldier's work was nobly  done.  AN IRISHMAN'S CALENDAR.  It is always fair weather with the  residents of the Emerald Isle. The  tourist may be drenched to the skin  with the wettest of rain, but every  native he meets will assure him it is  "a foine day."  It is only when an Irishman takes  iiis pen    to   write    that he numbers  something beside the sunny hours, as  in the effusion below, which is marked by rather more truth than poetry;  Dirty days  hath  September,  A'pril, June and November,  From January up to May  The rain it raineth every day,  A-llthe rest have thitrty-oine  Without a blessed gleam of sun;  Aind  if  any of    them had  two-and-  thirty,  they'd be just as wat and twice as  dirty.  started for the front Kirnberley was  relieved and Cronje was fleeing towards Bloemfontein, It is interesting  to notice that Lord Roberts, like Sir  George White, had received timorous  advice from the politicians. Sir Alfred Milner had warned him against  denuding Cape Colony of troops, but  this risk he determined to disregard.  No British general over found himself  Ln a more anxious position than Lord  Roberts on February Gth. Another  depressing message had come from  Sir Redvers Buller, who reported that  it would cost him from] 2.000 to 3,000  men to drive back the enemy and gam  access to the Ladysmith plain. Gen.  Buller at this tirnc'was evidently preparing to  ABANDON LADYSMITH  to its fate. Ho asked if Lord Roberts  thought the chance of relieving tho  town was worth the risk. Lord Roberts replied that the town 'must bo relieved whatever the cost, and urged  his colleague to persevere. Buller  again reported on the 9th of February  that ho regarded the operation as impracticable with his present force. The  communications between the two  generals at this juncture throw a  startling light on the whole history  of tho war and can only increase  the thankfulness of the nation that  Lord Roberts was sent out after the  first disasters.  The despatches of February and  March explain a few points which  have hitherto been doubtful. We do  not learn, however, which officers  were responsible for the mistake at  Paardeberg and the reverse at Sanaa's Post.  Lord Roberts, or the War Office, in  editing hia despatches, has carefully  shielded individuals. Many officers  and men are selected for praise. Of  Lord Kitchener, the Commander-in-  Chief, writes :���������"I am grreatly indebted  to him for his counsel and cordial support on all occasions. I consider he  has rendered invaluable service, to the  State in his onerous and responsible  position."   In his final    letter,   Lord  GENTLEMEN AS HACK DRIVERS.  Reduced gentlemen find occupation'  as coachmen in Berlin. Among tho  coachmen of that city are seven retired army officers, 16 noblemen and  three clergymen. . ���������  HAiRD ON PAPA.  Fond Mother���������Beautiful silk dresses, Johnny, come from a poor, insignificant worm. .���������"���������..'".  Johnny���������Yes, I know, mamma. Papa  is the worm, ain't he?        .  If oil spilt on the floor or table becomes ignited smother it with a rug  or woolen blanket. Don't throw on  water which spreads the flames.  valuable remedy. I have been a sufferer for oyer two yearsi with Kidney]  Disease. I employed a' doctor, but did  not succeed in getting any better. I  heard of the wonderful cures Dodd's  Kidney PUls were working in the Island, and bought a box of them, After using the first box, I felt that I  was getting better, so I bought more.  Now I can truly say that I am a well  woman. I think.every suffering woman should know of the remedy that  will cure her and bo I am giving my  experience for publication."  Mrs. Brooks' statement is only on*  of many equally strong cases cured  by Dodd's Kidney Pills in the neighborhood.  -���������.������������������ ���������������>���������  ������������������.  REASONABLE.  Mrs. Hoon���������I have read an item  which declares that insanity can  often be cured by musia.  Mr. Hoon���������The theory is a probable one, I should say. The average amateur cornetist would throw  the ordinary lunatic Into fits, and  almost any physician    can cure fita.  =H32  '.".wii1 luaaa  m  Q'iwes Rise to Painful and FataS Complications��������� The Liver and Kidneys Responsible for the Presence of This Poison*  The most dreadful result of jndiges- the kidneys to unusual effort, and .so  tion is the overcrowding of the liver help.the-tn temporarily to remove the  by crowding'on to it the mass of un- excess of uric acid. Dr. Chase's Kid-1  digested food. Failing to do its work ney-Li.vcr Pills strengthen both the'  under these conditions, there is llcft in liver and kidneys. By their invigorj  the system more uric acid poison than ating effect on the liver they enable ifl  the kidneys can (possibly remove.        i to.do its duty perfectly, and so removd  The outcome of this state of affairs   the cause of uric acid ; at the samd  is the formation of uric acid stones  in the kidneys and bladder, a most  excruciating and even dreadfully fatal  ailment.      ' ���������'   *   .  ���������An early and marked indication of  tho presence of uric acid, in the blood : afe Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills in  is a deposit similar to brick dust in correcting derangements of the ikid-  tho urine. This is accompanied usu- j n'eys and liver, and so avoiding the de-  ally by pain or irregularity in urinat- ^posits of uric acid, which' cause rheu-  time they tone the kidneys and enliven them in their task of removing  this poison from the body.  No treatment was' ever so successful  ing and   weakness   or   aching  in   the  small of the back.  JThe cause of uric acid is a deranged liver, which fails'to convert undi-  rnatism or stone in the kidneys and  bladder. Dr. Chase was the first to  conceive of a combined treatment aot-  ing at once on both' the great filter-  gested ��������� food into urea. Permanent ing systems of the body, and the Stic-  c/utre can only be effected by a treat- cess of his prescription, Dr. Chaae'd  ment such,as Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liv- Kidney-Liver Pills., has been phenom������f  etr Pills, which, act directly on both the ; enal. 'JOne pill a dose, E5 cents a foosJ  liver and kidneys. j at all; dealers, or (Edmatnsop, Batoflf 4a  - Mexft kidnei remedies only stimulate j Oo., Toronto.  \  1  Ii  ���������<a  i  !  J  ���������I I  !  II  IJ  Tff.-JjJiJi^'^OT-fo1^ LORE UELSOffS OLD FLAG  THE   ONE THAT WAVED OVER. HIS  SHIP AT TRAFALGAR,  Ami Thai r,;ty Upon Ills Leaden Collin IIii-  III   II   Was   Lowered   tnio   Hie   Tomb,  Has Keen In ���������liielniiaii for Nearly Ten  Vears���������Snatched by .Sailor  '" ihe firuvc.  Mr. W. A. Davidson, of Cincinnati,  has a relic he treasures very jealous-  ��������� ly, and one that he exhibits only to  tne chosen few.of his acquaintance. It  is the personal' flag1 of Lord Horatio  Nelson���������the flag that designated his  ���������rank as. a Vice Admiral-in the English navy and announced his presence  on board the "Victory," his flagship  in the memorable battle of Trafalgar  October 21, 1805,  This, was  Nelson's last as  well  as  his  greatest  sea  fight,  for he    was  - mortally wounded early in the action,  and died before the" completion of the  victory which has made his name famous.   His remains were taken back to  England, and it was this flag    that  covered the leaden casket in    which  they reposed.   Dying thus in the moment of   a victory that   was so mo-  mentous,Nelson, of course, was mourn-  ���������    ed  as  the English had  never  before  mourned the death of a war hero,' and  his funeral was. one of the most pretentious London ever witnessed.     At  St.    Paul's    Cathedral       where    the  "Hero of the Nile and of Trafalgar"  was buried, this flag again   came in-  td prominence, being the cause, during  the solemn  obsequies,  of a .rudo  break that one would hesitate to believe   occurred   were it  not recorded  by  eyewitnesses    and ' mentioned  by  several reliable  biographers of      the  great  naval    colmmander.    When the  funeral procession reached the church  the remains    of   Lord    Nelson    were  borne from ihe car to the grave  by  12 stalwart men from the "Victory."  Tlie casket was, of course, covered by  the flag,  which was removed during  the-final ceremonies.  SAILORS SEIZED IT.  When these were concluded the flag  -���������as has long   been   the   custom,,    was  about  to  be lowered  into  the grave  four  feet   wide  and  eight  feet  long  and is one solid piece of cloth  made  of sea island cotton, interwoven with  silk.   This is unusual, for most flags  are made  of   different pieces of di-  ferent color,  it  being easier to connect the pieces than to color different  lines.   The main ground is white and  the coloring still clear   and   bright  ,    ..   T       was evidently put   in    by' a process  .r Nearly    en   ^^ used iQ the manufacture 0f war  rs at feme oi   fiag5j tha<; Qt p,r0tecti:ag all but the  parts . to be tinted, between    wooden  blocks tightly screwed together while  the  flag  was, immersed in  the  dye.  It is precisely alike and equally bright  on  both sides showing that it could  have been colored by no ordinary process'of printing.  ��������� A strip four inches wide is gone  from the rope end. This was evidently cut by the sailor who first seized  the flag. The threads end abruptly  and the markings, though not absolutely straight, are cleaa as though  done with a. knife. Sixteen inches are  missing from the-other end which is  stringy and certainly bears evidence  of having been torn. It was this  strip, 1G by 48 inches, that was torn  into fragments by the men. Of  these at least one is in the United  States. It is in the possession of Mr.  W. J. Carter, of Ft. Worth, Texas.  This piece is of the same material  as the rest of the flag, and upon comparison it has been found would fill  tiie missing space in the lower right-  hand corner. Mr. Davidson has also  been told of two other pieces in the  United States but he has no definite  knowledge ��������� of them.  The flag  has   been  examined , with  great interest  by  several men    who  have served in the English navy* among them Signal Lieutenant A. J.'Parker, now residing in St. Louis,  who  says   that' it   is. the   ensign   that   at  that day was floated by the "Admiral  of  the  White  Squadron,"  as  distinguished from similar ensigns in red  an dblue.   Of the gradations the red  was the highest, but in 1805 was not  and for more than a century had not  been in use, lieiico the .white indicated  the officer in supreme command. The  red, however, was revived on the occasion of  the  promotions of officers  who. served in  this same battle,  but  it was a color Lord Nelson never float-  od.   Lieutenant Parker also ,says that  iin matorialand device it accords with  the regulations of the time.   Mr. Davidson has corresponded with men high  in  authority  in   the  British  Department of the Admiralty and the authenticity of this relic has never been questioned.  THE  ADMIRAL'S  REPORT.  The same gentleman also has a copy  of the London Times of November 7,  1805, giving Admiral Colling wood's of  f^^Sn^ ��������� * --<��������� j-     ���������������������������������������������-  GREEN  OR BLACK,  beSCS^1h:rSthC������mbined W"h to *bs������,ute P������% ������ake it th.  trade  If your grocer does not keep it he will get it rather than  lose vour  A free sample of delicious SALADA Tea sent on receipt ot  postal mentioning which you drink���������Black, Mixed, or Green  Tea,   Address " SALADA," Toronto or Montreal,  triumph of their favorite arms ; they  mourned with all the sincerity and  poignancy of domestic grief their hero  slain."   ���������������-   KANGAROO THREAD.  One of (he   Oncer Kind Used  by Moilern  ,    Surgeons.  The outfit of a modern surgeon includes dozens of different kinds: of  thread used for sewing up cuts; and i     .  ,    , , " i_~    " ""  , .. ,; .  weighed nearly two hundred pounds,  wounds.     Among them are kangaroo j      _  ,.,. ...       -  tendons,    horsehair,    silk    and very  . SLOWLY TURNING TO STONE.  Kixly Bias Keen  IVirllyiiiff ������nidiiiilly for  KiKhieeu MoiKh.s.  Mrs Mary Black, wife of a well-,  known .insurance official, of Laporte,  Ind., is slowly but surely turning to  stone.  About eighteen months ago Mrs.'  Black, who was a woman of unusually  good health,   and    development and   ��������� _   i ������  fine silver wire. Many of these  threads are intended to hold for a  certain number of days, and then naturally break away. The short,  tough  tendons  taken from the kan  was taken with a feeling of languor  that refused to give way to ordinary  treatment.  It was followed, by an affection of  the stomach and an apparent giving  down of the vital forces. About the  same time, a noticeable discoloration  of the skin was manifest.     This un-  _.              ~ 0������ the skin was manifest.     This un-  garoo, which are used for sewing ae- natural  color  increased until nearly  vere wounds, will hold for about four tho entire body had taken the color  weeks before  they break away. ������^ amber  Silk thread will remain much long-  ��������� D-... ~ j.805, giving Admiral Collingwood's of  and interred with the only man who ficial report of the Battle of Trafal-  had a right to float it, but at the gar. It is a small, four-page paper,  last moment the gruff sailors who had JeU��������� w^h age and almost in pieces  ,    , ,    j., i-i*       -i u     from handling.   In general    make-up'  last moment   the   gruff   sailors who   -.*.  i������������������i���������  _ ���������    -  had fought under the Admiral's eye,  er, sometimes six months, while fine  silver wire is practically indestructible. With the entire outfit a surgeon is able to select a thread that  will last as, long as: the wound takes  to heal, and will then disappear completely.  To accommodate this assortment of  threads, special varieties' of needles  are required.. ; Besides the needle  craned'in. ��������� different segments of a  circle, surgeons    use    needles shaped  1 *| \~������i C Y\r\ n -ii ������ 1 '  As this color increased her flesh decreased and apparently hardened, until it had the appearance of ���������turning  into stone or bone. This condition  is due to the severe and. permanent  contraction'of the muscles, which are  kept at such a tension as; to make  them very rigid or hard, hastening'  the petrifaction of the body.  This action of the muscles,' has increased her helplessiuess, as though  tho joints were solid. The progress  of the various features of the case has  been gradual and continuous up to  the present time, except that the color has slightly lightened within  the  nncf   ff,ttr   i���������nni���������  like    spears,    javelins'    and" bayonet or fl.s slightly lightened within  th.  points.     Some aro as long as: bodkins, P3;^ fc,w weekf;                            .  in a point   like    a miniature    knife- The heart action has become imped-  blade,      Others    have  the sharpened ed by  what  medical experts  believe  end triangular.  it looks vei'y' much like tho paper  of to-day, the first page bears the  title, date line and price mark, but the  rest of it is filled with compact ad-  c" vertiscments, as is also the fourth and  sonages present, seemingly with  one   last pagQm   The second page is the edL_  accord seized and tore the flag, each   torial, while the report covers all of  struggling for  a fragment as   a re-   fcb������ third.   There are no large head-  , IlTlfVCJ . ^ nA    lt-M-1 ~     -  -  and who mourned his death as sincerely as any of the illustrious per-  membranco   of   their   leader'.   In the  confusion it was thoughtto have been  torn into pieces, but such was not the  case, for most of it is still intact and  in a good state of preservation.'    It  was saved from destruction; by John  . dyne, the sailing master of tlie Victory, who was then in charge of the  men.   Before the work of demolition  had gone far he got possession of it  and concealed it under his waistcoat,  where, rough and ready jack tar that  he was, ho was: able to protect it.  This action of the sailors at Nelson's tomb seems not to have been  censured or rebuked in any way, but  rather regarded as a heart-felt, if too  forcible, expression ot their love for  thek fallen chief. At all events they  were allovypd to retain their tokens,  an'd^.severai fragments are still in  existence in different parts of the  world.  John Clyne kept his part until his  death, leaving it to his widow, Margaret,    who in    turn   cherished the  memorial until she died.   It then became the property of their son, who  brought it with him to America about  10 years ago.   From bim.it passed into  the possession  of Mr.    Davidson,  who, as stated above, guards it very  jealously, keeping it locked in a safe  with his watches and jewels.  ONE SOLID PIECE.  nes.and kttle or no general news.  IvZf ���������f <1 lmP-orta������������ of the main  for this ny  d-oub������ess accounts  m&d.Crem ltself' ste"ed by Ad-  S������,i ?oUm^v���������*>. who succeeded  Nelson m command, has been published at. length m several biographies  nL?6??11 aQd ia much to������ 'i   ������ be  A GUILTY CONSCIENCE.  In an Ohio town a saloon keeper  was seen by a friend walking back  and forth before his saloon, as if in  deep thought. The friend asked him  what was the matter. He answered:  O   nothing.  The  next day  the friend  saw him  walking the same    way,    and   again  asked him what was the matter.  Have the crusaders been after you?  No; but I have   received    a    postal,  signed by three ladies.     The husband  of  the first1 is one of my customers,       ���������u.u������.  ^j.jtt>j. La   ueiitjve  is the formation of a crust of stone,  wihich will sooner or later stop its]  action. The only portion of the body  that emits, perspiration is' tho face.  Medical, experts say that this; case  will give to medical science a perfect specimen of a stone body.  nuohvi Wn    mZ     ",.!' ,0������ -'on������ t0 De " i-"au " ouo ol my customers,  A son of tho second is one of my customers,  and    is just    started  on    a  ���������\+J* Resting.   It says .-  mB"e official  account   of the   late  nfl. ^Ct-������?' wbioh terminated in the  most   decisive  victory   that   has   ever  !iL'CheVM?> English skill and  gallantry will be found in our paper  SL ������ ^ That* the triu'aP". great  hml?(������riOUf ?uS Lt is' has beCf> '-early  oougnt, and that iguch  was the gen- i      " "������ ������"*���������" "'*" *  inth^oi0^'  Wa,S P?wcrfuDy evinced   bor    drink,   that     puttest   thv bot-  UNCLE SAM'S ARMY AND NAVY".  The  V,.r <'ai*������la ������;,,.S|   is  ,.*.,,. |��������� fi.Vl.(.ss of  | That of Other I'oivers.  j    Compared   with   European   military  i establishments,   the   American   Army  and Navy, considering their numbers,  are tho most costly on earth. The of- .  ficial figures for this year's, maintenance  show   the  price   Uncle    Sam   is  paying for  militarism.' The  Army  is  costing  ������175,000,000;   the  Navy.  ������79,-  000,000; while pensions  total ������145,2*15,'- ���������'  230,  making a total cost  to  America  drunkard's  course.     The husband of |.0f ������3119,245,-30.'-   England's    Army    is  the   third was one  of my customers,   costing her ������103,080,000, Jier Navy ������134,  and   died a drunkard.   It  cuts  close, j pJS.OOO^aud  pen.sion.s,_������l,407,S50,  mafc  and  I can't stand it.  rln.,(K  ."I   ���������-"���������  JJUIU   IMJlSOn'l  death was received.   The victory ore-  ates n0no    f those enthusiastic emo-  ITJIJ:Q   rhe  pUbli������ mind   which   the  Recess  of  our   naval  arms  have  in  Jn* 7  ,������rmer ^^ance produced. There  the Efo Ef1vai.n' TTb0 did n������t think that  ' (1 M   f������ the Hero of the Nile was  too great a^ price to pay for the cap-  pUrfeLand...deStruction   ?'  20    sail   of  e  ^i������.���������    '",���������,. *  *'"������,UiU-i     nansporc,   no  demonstrations of public joy marked  tne great and  important  event, The  honest and manly feeling of the poo  We appeared as it should have.  Mr. Heirlihy of his sweetheart.  Vron^h��������� "~������������������������'.'������������i ui 2u sail oil ^'s mesilf that's,' not prepared to  'bullition1. f P;aQ15lf me?-������f-���������. No give me answer now, said Nor ah, with  CS, ���������;/��������� pu?ulaK,* trPsP������rt. ������������ ��������������� coy smile. I'll have it ready when  emonstiations of public  iov mnrtr.rf I you're  coming   home,   Jim.  Well, that's not so bad, s'aid Mr. I  Herlihy, after a moment's reflection I  Just tell me the wan thing now, dar-  mg a total  cost   of ������239,467,840.  RUS-  woo .������,��������� *,,���������,,,;,. Bivoi��������� ������������������ ���������..eII-1 jsisjsf r.^Tfffi?;*?"-'  In Uncle Sam's Army there are 100-  000, in the Navy 20,000, making a total  of 120,000 men. England has an Army   p. ������f 2o4,000 men  and a Navy of 110 640  , men, or a total of 304,040 men. Kussia  NOT SO BAD.    . employes an Army  of 883,150 men; a  \r������P.,i,    ,.,rii [Navy of 37,100 men, or altogether  020-  Nouah,  will  you  marry me whiu I j 310 men.   It   will   thus   be  seen   that  come back from the war ? demanded I the Per capita cost of Army and Ni^'  m the United States is far in excess  of that of the other great powers.  -^.^  owjjxjj riiuviu. DjB ���������������������������..., ������������������ :*/   -���������-'&*-". i.uo ijou-   x^umy, aitcL   a moment'  ANXrOUS TO LIVE'.  Poor Emma! Sho has so much to  live for.  Yes; they say her husband's life is  insured for ������50,000. f."������  r^MlJnlilUlUJV..  KiBt*i_  L*vt^^vfAaiV*T i*wtnT-r:  .rf,j������*w*-l������������!���������wii������rTT<>������-������'-m������*  ���������fOi-t-m^TpV"  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, March 30, 1901.  Dividend Goes Into Development.  j At a meeting of tlie directors of tlie  Payne Consolidated Mining Co. held at  their head office in Montreal, on Thursday, the 21st ult., it was decided in the  interests of conservative managemont  to.withhold the quarterly dividend,  which has been distributed at the rate  of 3 per cent, or 12 per cent.,per annum.  The funds will be utilized for the purpose of carrying on development. The  company will shortly issue the following  circular to its sharholders:  "In view of unexpected delays in the  development of No. 8 tunnel, and the  necessity of keeping a good cash reserve  on hand, which at present amounts to  over $125,000, the directors have decided  to pass the dividend for the present  quarter."  A Good Suggestion.  British Columbia possesses resources  second to none, and it would be well for  her to march boldly into the camp of  her competitors and let this fact be  known. This could be accomplished at  comparatively little expense by opening  a British Columbia office, or bureau of  information at the Pan-American Exposition. With a good live commissioner  in charge, well versed in the advantages  and resources of the province, and supplied with abundant carefully compiled  literature, much could bo done towards  turning at least some of the tide in this  direction.���������Kain loops. Sentinel.  Jobbers and Eetailers in  Hardware  and  Mining Supplies  jjc^S'  Leased the Slocan Chief.  Jack Aitchison has secured a lease on  the Slocan Chief, at the head of Ten  Mile creek, and owned by the Warner  Miller syndicate. Last week four men  went up to commence operations. The  mine is well stocked with provisions,  tools and general supplies, and has comfortable buildings. The ledge is eight  feet wide and has been opened up by  two tunnels, one in 143 feet and the  other, below, in 150 feet. The ore is  galena, carrying considerable ruby silver  which contains high values, while the  poorest of the ore shipped assayed 258  ounces in silver.  Several years ago Major Reed, of Silverton, staked a claim on the lake shore,  just west of the C..P. R. wharf, in the  west Slocan townsite, and after holding  it some time allowed it to run out. A  few weekB ago Geo. Nichol, Jas. Rogers  and Pete McKeown restaked it into  claims. They have been working it  since with good results. The ledge is  over 25 feet wide and contains a great  deal of iron, while gold values of $6.50 is  being obtained from the surface.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are offering at the lowest prices  tho best grades of Ceylou, India, Chiua  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON. B.C.  TDip. iLvlor^r^isorx,  ZDerxtist.  Cor. Ward and Baker Sts., Nelson, B.C.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE:���������Erie Mineral Claim, situate in the  Slocan Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where located: On R. K. Lee mountain,  adjoining the Minneapolis claim.  Take notice that I, P. M. Hayes, acting as  auent for tho Erie Mining it Milling Company,  Limited, of Sandon, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B 21G21, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Pated this 5th day of March, 1901.  P. M, HAYES  ���������T' Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop A; 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.  Theo. fladson  TliNT AND AWNING  jVCIINTH].  SUPPLIES.  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    | Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats j Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALX, AND GET OUR PRICES.  ' RECO AVENUE.  IF YOU WANT A GOOD  Union=ilade Cigar  BAKER STREET,       NELSON, B. C.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. K. AND A. JI.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at S p. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  A. B. DOCKSTEADIiR, See'y.  Snow Claw!  SAVE YOUR EYES  From the blinding sunshine.  Snow Glasses just to suit���������  25c, 50c., 75c., #1.00 and  $1.25 ��������� for LADIES and  GENTLEMEN at  OUR LEADING BRANDS  SANDON FAVORITE  SLOCAN BELLE  Special Brands Made to Order.  Slocan   Cigar  pr'sictoapy,  .7. Y, Martin, Manager.  SANDON, B. C.  Apples I     .A-pples!  This Month It's Apples���������Not Med Apples,  But fresh Winter Apples���������fresh from our farm in the Okauagou  valley���������Norther Spys, Bell Flowers, Kings, Baldwins, Spitzburg  and all other varities.  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  (L W. GRIMMETT'S,  Graduate Optician.  FOLLioTT & McMillan  CJoTltlPSbCitCDIPS  and E3i_iilcier>i3.  Dealers fix Rou������h. and Dressed Lumber/ Coast Flooring,  and Joint Finishing jLumber TQouIdln^, Etc.  SASH AND DOOR ON HAND TO ORDER.   JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  FACTORY ON MAIN STREET.  A NICE LINE OF  HAKE'S Celebrated  Stationery  I Just Arrived  AT CEIFFE'S  BOOKSTORE.  ��������� Dealers m Treats  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  fer  I  m  k  m  U  if  '$  ft  :8  \&  $  V.:~k  m  {;<'���������������  V' v  U'>'i 1  li.&f,. I  m  ���������H  W  tl.  ., 1  ^Vs  k  Vi  i  M  I  ' 1  ''<!  IHMMl������������IIIUMI������IIMillUMI]a������IIUI������������ia>^


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