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Array 1'   1  .'  'f  VOL. 4.���������NO. 47.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  Taxes For City Seiiools.  People will yet learn tlie force oi their  Foolishness. Our city schools low cost  $L,700 a year, and to the present has all  been paid by tlie government. Commencing with July prox. a new school  law comes into force.'under which between the 1st July coming and the 1st  July, 1902, tho government will give  Sandon but $550. If the schools are to  be retained as at present, the people of  Sandon will have to put up $1 150,which,  of course, they are unable to do. This  $550 the government is paying is based  on the average of the school from tlie 1st  July to the olst of Dec. last year. .During that period, because of tho unjustifiable cranks of many parents, antagonistic to Mr. Barron, the attendance was  very low, and this low attendance gives  a small government grant and heavy  city taxes. This would lie all the less  matter if the taxes fell, not noon the  property holders, but upon the parents  whon refused to send their children to  school. For the future our government  grants will be based on our school attendance, so that if tlio people want to  avoid taxes, thoy wiil scud their children regularly to school. Each pupil  attending regularly will save the city  $20 a year in taxation.  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  W. V. Brock left on   Wednesday  'lioenix.  II. Byers, of Nelson, was in.  for  1.  the city  this week.  A lot of new ingrain wall paper at  Clilie's bookstore.  Booth <fc Robinson are in the painting  again at Butte, Montana.  Mrs. Funk, of Slocan, spent a few  days in the city this week.  Fred. T. Kelly arrived in town on  Wednesday irom Spokane.  H. tl. Pitts has hand bills out advertising a clearing sale of Ins entire stock  for the next ten days.  Thos. .DuflV has closed up his cigar  store in the Miners'Union block and  intends working on his claims, shortly.  Mr. Vallance, of Hamiltoiv uncle of  Mr. Jas. Vallance, this city, spent several days on a business visit here this  week.      ���������':���������.������������������::������������������...     .  Mr. Green hassecured $135,95S 'for improvements in the Slocan. Tliere will  be no diffiulty in spending it to advantage.- "  A social dance took place in the  Miners' Union hall on Thursdav.even  ing, at the close of Prof. Payne's entertainment. ,'"���������..  James Sproiilo has completed his contract of packing ore for several mines  at Whitewater and is spending a few  days in town.  ���������'-The government have given E. A.  Cameron the joh of repairing the wagon  road between Three Forks and Cody.  He commenced work this week and has  a few men employed on the job.  The stall'and students in the mining  department of McGill university in  Montreal, left for a trip to British Columbia on Thusdav. They intend to  pay a visit to Sandon before  to the east.  '.. The fire chief is getting the fire apparatus into shape at the City Hall, and it  expected the fire team will commence  practice shortly. The city has recently  'added a new hose wagon and other accoutrements to the equipment.  The contract for the construction of  the tramway for the Hewett mine has  been awarded to E.A. Brown, the weil  known mining engineer of this city.  When completed it wiil cost in the  neighborhood of $4,000 and will be 2,400  feet in length. Mr. Brown intends to  commence the work in about two weeks |  time.  Wm. Harrington came up from Slocan  on a few days visit here.  Bruce White, of Nelson, visited the  Slocan Star mine this week.  Rev. Powell, of Enderby, will preach  in the Methodist church next Sunday.  Rev. San ford left on Tuesday to attend the Methodist conference at Rossland.  Tliere are six patients in the hospital  here. During the week two were admitted and two discharged.  Prof. Payne, the hypnotist, entertained good audiences on Wednesday  and Thursday evenings in the Miners'  Union hall.  For Sale.���������A neat live room cottage,  with furnishings, good outbuildings in  connection, situated near the Star gulch  nnd very convenient to city. Apply on  the premises to H. Dillky.  The public were much pained to hear  of the death of J. E. Copeland, road  master of the K. & S. R. R., at Spokane  on Monday last. The deceased was in  the prime of life and a much respected  man.  The public will regret to hear of the  illness of Mrs, Oscar White, with an  ailment of thu head. So far there is no  fear of immediate serious consequences,  but wc understand tho disease is a difficult one to reach by treatment.  The militia department at Ottawa  desires every man who has fought in  South Africa., and who has changed his  address since coming home, to notify  tho department of bin present address,  so that he may receive the imperial  gratuity of $25.  A. W. Wright returned on Tuesday  evening from an extended trip over the  Nicola country, where he has been looking over some gold and copper properties. He is in ecstacies over the climate  of that country, and thinks..it is one of  much promise.  During the fiscal year there were 930  money.orders issued, representing $15,-  598, and 235 paid in the post office of  this city. The money orders paid and  thofBcvenue derived is the largest in the  district, while the salary of the Sandon  ���������postmaster is double that of any other  in the Slocan.  Mr. G. O. Buchanan, who remained in  Ottawa' behind the other silver-lead  delegates, says he has the assurance of  the government a measure will be  brought down in the House shortly that  will meet the wishes of the delegation.  If the government brings it down the  opposition is so committed to it, it. will  returning  pass without much comment, and show  the visit of the delegates was not in  vain. ,...���������''���������������������������  Howard West has recently purchased  the assay office and business of C. M.  Wilson, of Sandon, and left' New Denver on Monday to take over the business  there. Mr. West will retain his oflice  and labratory here, but will reside in  Sandon. New Denver loses and the  neighboring town wins by tho transaction. Mr. West is a young man of  sterling character, and has few equals  in the assaying business in tho. province. His removal from New Denver-  thought it may not be of long duration,  is to be sincerely regretted in all circles.  ���������Ledge.  There is an old and  true saving that  "The Lord helps those who help themselves."   A few weeks ago Mr. Burton  got it into  his   head  his  house was in  danger of landslides, and   he moved   it  across the creek ; but none too soon as  the dreaded slide came down Thursday  night  and   completely  enveloped   the  spot where the   house"  had   been, with  stumps,   logs  and   rocks.   The  house  would have been smashed and run into  the   creek   had it not been moved.    A  few days before some parties wanted to  rent a shack hard by, which was splintered and hurled across the   stream.   It  is singular that parties living nearby  did not' hear the slide (at 1 a.m) while  people living on the hill heard the crash  distinctly.  Jack Lowes left for Cape Nome on  Friday morning's train.  Wm. Todd left yesterday for Spokane  to have his eyes treated by a specialist.  The government have appropriated  $35,958 for building roads, bridges, &c,  in the Slocan riding.  J. M. Harris is building an addition  to his electric light station, to be used  as a storehouse for electrical supplies.'  For a iistic encounter between some  of the women of the west end on Thursday, a police trial will take place at 3  p. rn. to-morrow.  .   A number of  local   baseball enthusiasts   purpose   forming a club for   the  season, and   they  have  already   challenged the victors of  the New  Denver-.  Silverton game.  Commencing May 3rd, the C. P. R.  will issue tickets from Sandon to the  Halcyon Springs and return at $2.75,  leaving Friday and Saturday and returning'the following Monday."  After a long and painful illness, Mrs.  Dilley died on Thursday,and was buried  the following day in the Sandon cemetery. The Rev. Father Cole conducted  the funeral services. There was a large  turnout of,-friends and acquaintances.  It is always sad to see people taken off  at any age, but more particularly on  the sunny side of middle life.  Win. and Albert Karr returned last  Thursday after their sad mission east  some 2 weeks ago, attending the funeral  of their brother David, who was brutally  shot by a man named Bioletto. The  deed was done in cold blood, as the sequence of some old feeling. The general  opinion is he has not the slightest,  chance of saving himself from swinging.  The murdered man was known here as  a quiet, irolt'ensive man. He leaves a  wife and one child.  We understand Mr. O. M. Wilson,  assayer, has sold ont his business in  Sandon, and v>ill be leaving for the  south shortly, to regain his health which  is very poor. The city can ill-afford to  lose such men as Mr. Wilson, and his  brother, Mr. B. Wilson, who will likely  also remove later on. It is a degree of  satisfaction, however, to know he will  he succeeded by Mr. Howard West, cf  New Denver, who is so well and favorably known in his profession.  A pounding match worthy of the Cannibal Islands, took place in front of a  Sandon saloon on Tuesday evening, that  is likely to create a considerable" stir.  As the story goes, it was done at the instigation of a womon, now held at Nelson for return. A man named Gray,  who is said to have lost $300 besides, is  the victim. Two men, named respectively Cusic and Hansom, are now under  arrest and out on bail for the offence.  Rows there always will be, but the  brutal pounding by a number jumping  on to one man���������some eight in this case  ���������ought to bo stamped out effectively.  This is a British colony and British  justieo should be forced by the authorities.  St. Keyerne Co. Reorganised.  The St. Keverne Mining company has  been reorganized and capital provided  for extensive development of this young  Sandon property.  At a recent general meeting of the  company its property was sold to the St.  Keverne Mines, Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of British  Columbia, with headquarters at Mont-'  real and organized by S. Norman.  The capital of the new company is in  100,000 $1 shares and the stock is assessable to 5 cents per share. An assessment of 1 cent is to be levied shortly,  giving working capital for immediate  resumption of work.  Within the past few years the stock  of the old company has been gradually  absorbed by a Montreal syndicate. The ���������  control is held in Montreal arid.Ontario,  the chief .western stockholder being  John A. Finch, president of the old  company. ,'  Stockholders in the old company will  receive one share in the new for-10 in  the old or they will receive 3 cents per  share in cash by turning their stock in.  This offer expires June 1st, but the  officers will ask for an immediate  response.  The old company, which will be disincorporated, was organized by Sidney  Norman in 1897, with its capital in  1,000,000 $1 shares. Of this 300,000 was  placed in the treasury, sold and the  proceeds spent on the property.  Hotel Arrivals For the Week.  illNES AND -TUNING.  The Sunset at Jackson Basin shipped  21 tons from Whitewater this week.  W W. Warner says that the Wonderful will commence shipping as soon as  the roads are in good condition.  The Ivanhoe mine closed down on  Thursday for an indefinite period. Some  85 meu were laid off in consequence.  The    Sunset  mine,   Jackson   Basin, jj  shipped 16 cars of ore during the win- '  ter, amounting to 325   tons.   The returns   brought  from  $1,500 to $2,000 a  car.  Two hundred feet  of tunnelling has  been done on the Hazel at Whitewater,  so far this year, and 150  feet ia still to ,  be driven before the con tract is finished.  It is expected that the vein at 125, feet ]  will be tapped below the upper work  ings.  Denver���������W.-N. Bray tun, Aligns Cameron, Kaslo; .A. Morrison, J. Caldwell,  Portland; F. S. Archer, Frank Carlson,  Nelson; Dave Jackson, Slocan.  Reco���������T. B. Gray, J. T. Volger, H.  Bvers, Nelson; A. W. McGillivrav, Miss  McGillivrav, Miss Todd, W. S. D'rewrv,  D. F. Clark, J. Goettsche, J. W. Gauk-  ro'yer, New Denver; J. T. Connackcr,  Three Forks; H. S. Keller, San Francisco; P. K. Aliom, Seattle; H. Chapman, Victoria; Prof. Pavne, New York;  F.T.Kelly, Spokane; R. Barker, Toronto; G. Macgowan, Vancouver; J. B.  Porter, Montreal; A.D.Wheeler, Whitewater; H. Giegerich,'Kaslo.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  hipments  The following are the ore  from here this week:  Mine.  Reco..   Ivanhoel   American Bov  Tons.  ... 05  ... GO  ... 42  Last Chance  20  ,    Total, 187  A PURE GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baking1 Powders containing:  alum.   Thoy are injurious to health  '^^^mmm^^m^^^^s^^^m^^m^m^^^^^^T^?.  :  ?Wi^s^s^i'-^Tse's;^:^fSJ^^������^c^mi^'Tsr'j HI'S III  At the commencement of the Transvaal War I was sent to Bingley as a  civilian cletrk.     Bingley is c'thc depot  of tihe East Ranksbire Regiment, and  on account of the wax the Militia bat-  taliioms were stationed there.   I rather pride myself upon my aristocratic  appearance, and I always dress rather  smartly;    therefore I was; not  much  surprised  when the sentry on guard  mistook me foir an officer and saluted me as I enteired  the barracks". Of  course I looked unconcerned, and re-  , turned  Lhe salute in an official, offhand manncir.  There was in the s'ame office as my-  ' self another civilian clerk, a very decent sort of a fellow; but he would  insist upon wearing a turn-down collar.    I overlooked this, however, and  we rubbed along very well together.  I, of course, pointed out to him the  many  advantages of wearing a 'high  collar,     telling  him  how I had been  miiistakcn ,for    an  officer,    and    ihad  been saluted as ono on several occasions.  He said that if such were the case  ���������he would try one, and the next morning 'he showed up wearing a collar  about 2 l-2in. high. That morning  ne was very quiet, and I thought that  something mus!t have upset him. I  learnt at dinner-time wihat this was'.  It appears that when he had coino  into barracks in the morning, a s!ol-  diiierr who. had been ait the depot for  seveinal years was on guard, and just  ' as he was coming in the gates this sol-  dietr 'had put his; hand up to his: head  to knock off a fly. Collins thought  that he was saluting him, and saluted  in return. <: The soldier burst out  laughing and told him that he, the  soldier, was'not an officer. Collins  seemed to think it was' my fault,' and  was quite naslty about it.  When the dancing season commenced GolLins and myself were invited to  a ball to be held in a neighboring  town, and cf course we wenL I was  in evening dress, and, though I say  it myself, I looked mare aristocratic  than ever. There was one girl there  with whom I danced, a very superior  girl, and I took to her at once. I  had been told that Bhe was; a Miss  Myers, and had an income of about  ������2,000 a year. Now, I thought, if  she knows. I am a civilian clcirk, earning about ������75 a year, she will naturally treat me with a certain amount  of indifference, so Ig-cJt Coiling;, who  said he knew her quite well, to. introduce, me to her as Lieutenant Bates',  o'f the East Ranks/hire Regiment. He  consented to do s'o, out remarked im  that nasty sarcastic manner of his  that "I must not bo disappointed if  she di'd not believo it," .  So i)t came about that 1 was introduced to her as Lieutenant Bates'  and danced with her several timca.  and upon leaving she expressed a  wish that wo should meet again.  It was about throe weeks; after this  ball that I again met Miss: Myers. It  was at a reception, and 1 had along  talk with her| and when I went home  t'hat night.I was desperately in love  with her, but I thought that my suit  ���������was 'hopeless. . For was she not an  heireaa' and I a miserable clerk? I  was, I'll confess, attracted by her fortune, and had she been.poor I might  have acted differently, but I had always said that I intended to marry  a girl with money. She actually arranged to meet me on the Wednesday  following the reception, so I believed  that at least a'he liked me.  Well, we met and I got along swimmingly. I now regretted very much  deceiving her as regarded my position  and when she had spoken about the  the Army I was in a terrible fix for  fear she should ask me s/>me question  that I should not ba able to ansjwer.  She continued to know me, however,,  as Lieutenant Bates;, and I dared not  tell  her d'ifferently.  .AVell, things went on like this; for  more than a month, during which  time I mett Iher on several occasions.  One evening when I left Her she told  mo that she was! coming to Bingley  on tho followiing Wednesday, and if I  wiished she would meet me there;  "that is," she added, "if you can spare  the time, lknow you officers have  so much to do now that this) awful  war is on."  I said that a hundred wars' would  not prevent me from seeing her.   "I  can ask the sJtaff-sergeant to let   that  cs, I can    excuse    myself from  mess,"  I 'hastily added.  "Oh!" she said, "I have never seen  you in uniform yet, and I should so  like to see you. Will you wear your  regimentals next Wednesday?"  "Ah !���������yes," I answered. "Of course  if you wish it."  1 went back to Bingley, not knowing what the. dickens to do ! I was'  not allowed to wear umiform, and if  she knew anything about military  matters she would see that none of  the soldiers that we were bound to  meet saluted me. I was determined not lo give her up without a struggle, so I decided that at all risks I  must see her on the following Wednesday.  The first thing to do was to borrow some uniform. Fortunately, I  knew a sergeant in the Army Pay  Corps, and, that uniform not being a  common one, I asked him if he would  lend it to mc, tailing, him that 'I required the things for some private  theatricals. He lent them to me, and  on the Wednesday I took them round  to my lodgings and asked my landlady to remove the three stripes  from the arm of the tunic.  1 had arranged to meet Miss Myers  at three o'clock, so after having my  dinner I went back to the office for  an hour. Suddenly a brilliant idea  occurred to me. At the depot there  were dozens of recruits who would  do anything for a few coppers; why  not get two or three; of them to wait  at a corner and salute me as we passed? I went across to the canteen and  picked out three raw recruits, and  asked them i������ thoy would like to earn  a bob. They:were only too glad of  the opportunity, and Igave them instructions to wait outside a certain  public-house, and when myself and a  young lady appeared to.salute me as  though I were an officer. They  winked, and, putting the shilling in  their pockets, gave the characteristic  answer, "Not  'arf."  Haying everything arranged I went  back to my lodgings and got into the  uniform���������it fitted me like a glove���������  and I was quite proud of my military  appearance.  Punctually at three o'clock I was  at the station waiting for Miss Myers.  About three minutes after that time  her train arrived and she stepped  out, and her face quite lighted up  when she  saw me.  "Oh! you look over so nice in uniform���������perfectly sweet," she exclaimed; "but where is your sword! I always thought that officers wore  swords!"  "Oh!���������er���������no--yes; it has gone to be  sharpened, on account of the war,  you know," I answered, in confusion.  Things went fairly smoothly after  this until .we approached the corner  whore I had told the recruits to wait.  They were there, sure enough, but  thoy were waiting with such looks of  expectancy that I felt sure Miss  Myers would see that it wasa"plant."  "Whatever is tho matter with those  soldiers at the corner?" asked Miss  Myers.  "Oh!" i replied, "they are only recruits, and are tremendously frightened when they see an officer. Some  of Lhera have been put in the guardroom for not saluting, and that makes  them very  careful,  you  know."  We reached the corner where the  recruits were standing, and they  stood to attention and saluted. I returned the salute in a casual, offhand manner, as though it was the  most common thing in the world for  me to be saluted.  "How nice it must be to have so  much respect shown you," said Miss  Myers.  "One gets sick of 30 much of it,"  I replied. "It is a beastly nuisance  to keep constantly touching one's  helmet to every soldier one meets."  "Do you know, Mr. Bates, I have  never noticed the soldiers salute  you when we have been out before?"  "No; that's because I was in ordinary clothing, and not having been  Surpasses all others, because of its high quality���������a quality that never varies.   Try it ono������^  and we know that you will then recommend it to all your frioad*.  Load Packages   26,30,40, 50 and 60 Oonte  long at the depot, thoy do not yet  know me without my uniform."  . I was simply perspiring with apprehension. Whatever question  would she ask next? What I did see  when we turned the corner made me  ten times worse, for therei stood tho  sergeant who' had lent me the uniform, the man whom I had told that  I required jthem for some theatricals. Before I had time to make  some ' excuse for turning back he  caught sight of me. He stood still  for a moment in astonishment, and  then pointed over his shoulder to  tho public-house, as much as to say,  "Come and have one." I had tho  presence of mind to touch my forehead as though he had saluted, and  we passed  on.  For an hour we were shopping, and  then I suggested that we should  walk to the next station on the line,  a distance of about four miles, and  that she should take tho train from  thore. She was delighted with the  proposal, and .we accordingly started. Some "arrow of outrageous fortune'- semeed to have made me its  mark that day, for scarcely had we  started before I saw coming down the  road one of those wretcbedi recruits,  in a pitiful state of intoxication.  The shilling that I had given him  had been responsible for this. I prayed that he might not recognize me,  but he did. and bawled across the  road:���������  "I say, guv'nor���������you with the sergeant's clothes on���������is it all right for  another bob, for another touch of  the-���������" '���������.;������������������.  I hurried on, completely crushed by  this latest exposure. I know that  Miss Myers asked me something about  what he meant, and I made some sort  of reply about "taking mei for someone else," and.'I should "put him in  the .guard-room in the morning."  I could not go on like this; I was  sure to be found out, so I determined to do a very bold thing, to tell  her everything, who I really was,  and then  to, proposo to her.  We walked along for some time in  silence. I was terribly embarrassed,  and even Miss Myers seemed to be  nervous and apprehensive. I wondered if she would be; very angry at  my deceit. . I saw  the vision  of ������2,-  000 a year disappearing before my  eyes, then I thought that, if she really cared for me, she! would not mind  ray position.  Suddenly I plucked up courage and  commenced, "Miss Myers, I have  something very serious to say to  you, and really���������I���������don't know where  to begin."  "Oh! Mr. Bates,    I���������I am sorry 1���������  1 really did not intend to���������to���������I can  see that  you know���������-"  She here actually began to cry as  though it was her that was to blame.  I did my best to console her, and when  she was somewhat calm I began  again:���������  "I have deceived you, Miss Myers,  by telling you that I am an officer.  I am merely ,a civilian clerk earning about ������75 a year. Let my lovo  for you be the excuse for my conduct. Yes, I,love you���������and���������I am  sure we could bo very happy together; and���������er���������I want you to be my wife.  Do not think that I am tempted by  any mercenary consideration, for  were you as poor as-���������"  Her head was resting on my shoulder and she did not answer. I was  encouraged, and was about to renew  my protestations of love when I felt  her shaking.. At first I thought she  was sobbing, but the next moment  I found.that it was laughter that was  causing it.  "Oh! Mr. Bates. It is so funny,  very funny indeed.   I "  "You may find it funny," I answered, "but if you only knew how���������"  "It is not that," she answered, "but  all the time I have been doing the  same thing as you. I have been deceiving you, and I am so sorry, indeed I am, but let my love be the  excuse for my������������������"  "Whatever do you mean?" I asked.  "Well," she answored, "I am not  Miss Myers at all. I am only her���������er  ���������cook. Your friend could not have  known Miss  Myers much, but lam  supposed to be very much like her,  and I thought that I should never  see you again, so when you mistook  me for Miss Myers I did' not trouble  to enlighten you. I suppose we can  cry quits, can't we?"  For several minutes I did not speak;  I was dumfounded.  But what could I do but marry her?  TAKES AN ICY DIP.  Itosten   Ooctor aud  Friend* Talcc   l'lua.  Iu Itimton Hnrlioi' Every SJnrnlu;;.  Dr. W. E. Crockett, a Boston physician, together with several friends,  all professional mem, take a dip av-  eiry morning of the year, but especially in vnintetr, in Boston Harbor.  They enjoy it immensely, and claim  that thoy oWe their really 'splendid  physical condition to thisl unique  practice. Tihey dash right into the  water among the floating ice and  sno'w and enjoy themselves fully as  much as though it ware blazing Au-  ' gust and the water lukewarm. It 1&  a peculiar fact that after the men  co'me out of the water -there is no  shivering and ahaking or chattering  of teeth tfuch a<i one sees among the  uninitiated even in the middle of  summeir.  Dr. Crockett says: that to bathe in  ice-cold wateir in open air in winter  is the best thing possible for a man's  health. After taking such a bath a  man cannot feel the cold. He comes  out of the icy water all glowing and  without a shiver. Strange to say, h������  feels warmer than he would in summer.  ': -���������������������������o������������������  ���������'.;'.'���������'  PRACTICAL DAIRY NOTES.      ''  Make butter to suit the fastest of  your customers.  Milk, of different temperatures;  should never be mixed.  Milk giving is a maternal function  and a mother should never be abused.  The globules that rise to the surface in the.-first 12 hours make the  finest butter.  Butter should be exposed as little  as possible to air from the time it  is churned until it is packed.  Care should ' be taken never to  overwork butter as the-grain and  texture should be preserved.  i      DOMESTIC  MNEMONICS.  Newlyjblessed���������Let's see, when wa������  it  that  Lambertson  was' here?  Mrs. Newlyblessed���������Well, let me  think. It was' the 4th of January. Ha  oame here the day: Nora left, and sh������  left the day after mother went home,  and mother went home three day*  after the baby cut his second tooth,  and he did that the last day of December.  NOT THE SAME.  Papa���������Sao here, didn't I tell yoa  never to play with that Williams: boy  again?  (Tommy���������Yes sir.  Papa���������Well you disobeyed me today.  Tommy���������No, sir. I wasn't playin'  with him; I was jest fightm* him.  ���������*^^-  FEMALE LABOR IN FRANCE.  Over one-third of the manufactured  goods made in France are the products of female labor.  Malice uncovers' more gin than charity can possibly cover.      ,  SWISS SCHOOLS FOR GIRLS.  Switzerland has 135 schools for girls  Domestic soienoe  and jgardenJug awi  among the branches taught.        '.'���������''"'  ymmmmmmmmmmm u������woa������^cfvii>^^i*^<-������w>wtHwi.03MiWLna>w������T������iwq'M������i������jT>*  LAID UP.  A   Strong   Man   on   His    Back  Through Kidney Trouble.  A Toronto Contractor who v.'.-i* Sever  IVIIliout Pain for Yenrx, and vvint Ii:id  Many Times to Quit, Work���������I>o������l<i\s Kid-  Tier FHls made him Well.  Toronto, Ont., April 15.���������Special.���������  'At No. 80 Lippincott street, in this  city, resides Mr. W. J. Keane. . Mr.  Keane is a contractor and is one of  the best known men in his line of  business in Toronto.  Like many other successful men,  Mr. Keane has' surfered during his  busy lifo a great deal, from Kidney  Disorders/For years he suffered  great pain.   He was forced at times to 1  A ROMAN BATH IN LONDON.  Two Thousand  Years Old���������IMscovered 1)  the. Kiu-l of Essex.  In the midst of busy London is a  bath perfectly preserved, which is  supposed by some to have been constructed during the Roman occupation  of the city. One may go into the  Strand without finding a trace of  Strand Lane, and possibly the shopkeepers of the neighborhood may not  know it by name. A writer says' that  she had to inquire hither and yon before obtaining the desired information. It was an old dame, seated at  a newspaper stall, who was able to  give it.  "Can  you direct  me to  the Strand  Lane?" asked the visitor.  '"Why. this ia Strand-Lane," said the  ���������WW JI * W���������������W������[J  quit  his  work  altogether  and   go   to \ old ^o^oaot.     She pointed down, a  bed. He used Dodd's Kidney Pills, and  is well. This is what he says about  it:���������  "It gives me great pleasure to write  in praise of Dodd's Kidney Pills, and  the good' they have done me. I am  never without  them.  " I have been a great sufferer with  pains in my back in the region of my  kidneys. I was very sick, and at times  could not attend to my work at, all.  " I used several medicines, but nothing I ever tried seemed to help mo in  the least, until a friend of mine advised me to try Dodd's Kidney Pills.   I  nairow passage, which could be easily overlooked, for it is entered under a doorway, and causes; no break  iu a continuous line of buildings'.  j There, out of the turmoil of the great  | thoroughfare, and in a tortuous line  of old houses', one find's a finger on  the wall indicating the way to the  Roman bath,  _ Strand Lane follows the tine o������ a'  little brook whioh, in old days, carried off the water from tho* higher  land above to Strand bridge or pier.  On its left side you come upon.a small  dingy house, which is' the object of  your search. Ring tho rusty bell,  and   presently    a man    appears  and  Thousands of men, women and children in Canada, are taking  advantage of Dr. Slocum's generous offer of a ffpoe sample box of  Oxojell Curo for Catarrh.  Catarrh is an insidious enemy, and in whatever condition, should  not be neglected. A slight cold in the head is frequently the beginning of a serious case of Catarrh, and in many instances leads to  Asthma, Bronchitis, Quinsy, and Catarrh. Catarrh is always  dangerous,,but is curable if taken in time. It is a constant menace to  life and health, but science has done much to enable sufferers, to resist  m  i w  and defeat the disease. Dp. Slocuim!'s OxojeSS CataG^h Ciap������  is the best offering of advanced medical science for the.prompt and  permanent cure of Catarrh of the Head, Throat, and Nasal organs.  QxOjeiG is a dainty, soothing jelly for the immediate relief and cure  of Catai*B*fa������ The irritated and inflamed membranes of your nose  and throat are relieved and soothed with the first application of "Or,  SlOQum's Ox.6j9i.i Catarrh Cure. ' " ,  QxojoJS has valuable' properties as an antiseptic, as well as  being a powerful healing agent. You breathe it through the nostril,  a little bit ab a time.   No- instrument i   No Powder!   No Liquid!  immediately found relief and was able j escorts' you through a vaulted  pass-  to resume my work.  " I used altogether seven boxes before being completely cured. Since  then I have never been sick a day. I  have never had the slightest indication of a return of the trouble."  It is hard to understand how any-  Back or any other symptom of Kidney  Trouble after so many frank and full  statements: by men well known in all  walks of life, that Dodd's Kidney Pills  have cured them.  Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure.  They never fail. They cannot fail.  Years of trial have absolutely .proven  that there is no case of Kidney Complaint, Lame Back, Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sciatica, Gout, Neuralgia, Bladder or Urinary Troubles, that Dodd's  Kidney  Pills   will   not  cure.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are the .only medicine that ever cured Bright's Disease, Diabetes  or Dropsy.  Thousands of Canadians have tried,  and proved and testified.  age lute a vaulted chamber, sixteen  feet long and nine feet wide. In the  midst of the floor is! the Roman) bath.  "It's two thousand years old, this  bath," says: the guide, "The Earl of  Essex discovered it when he was making a bath for himself."  At the further end of the bath is a  ledge  of White   marble,  undoubtedly  one will continue to suffer from Lame i t'be remains of a flight of steps lead-  ' ing djOfwn to the water. The water  is supplied by a spring, without the  medium of pipes. It bubbles' up  through the ground, fills the bath,  passes into the bath beyond,���������that of  Lord Essex,���������and then flows into the  Thames. One visitor says of a visit  to Strarid Lane:  "It would ba pure affectation to  pretend that, as I stood gazing round  tho vaulted chamber, I was haunted  by a vision of Roman nobles' and warriors in togas: and breastplates. It  was, on the contrary, difficult to realize here, in the. heart of busy London, that tho land of the Caesars' had  any connection with modern life.  'Within a few yards were endless  omnibuses',, travelling to ' and from  the cast and west end. Near at  hand were theaters, newspaper offices, law courts', the underground  railway. It was hardly possible,  through all this din, to catch a  glimpse o'f ancient Rome through the  mists of nineteen centuries."  OxojjcEl Catarrh Cure is sold at all drug stores at Fifty cents a  box, but in order that every sufferer from this prevalent ailment may  have an opportunity to test the remedy, a free saswjjB������ box will be  sent on reqtiest to any place in Canada. All you have ��������� > do is to drop  a postal, giving your name and address plainly, to the T^ A. Slocura  Chemical Co., Limited,-179 King St. West, Toronto, and a fro������  eampSe will be sent you.  ' IHll   'llWI'lll   II   !>���������  B"f  VfSLfi    WtfABTfr   bost remits SHIP nil vour  -*-H_        X BUTTER, ECGS, POULTHV. APPLES, Other FRUITS and PBODUOE, tl  1 Oe   Dc&WSOini   COST8STJJ<5Sfi���������?r?  C^O    Llm'<eif, Cor. Wost Market and  w     ���������jBniiii^osyni  <WW. Coluorno St., Toronto..  QUEEN VICTORIA'S PET  CATS.  Tho disposal of Queen .Victoria's numerous pets is a matter of no small  concern to the persons who are closing up her affairs. The late flueen was  a great lover of cats. When the court  moved it was accompanied by a felinb  caravan. There were Persian cats,  Manx cats, Angora cats, Maltese cats,  tabby cats, and nondeserlpta, and they  all traveled in state. They were  placed in wooden boxes with an open  wire front  and  straw to lie on ,    _.  vvhich the queen was especially fond,  wears round his neck an elaborate collar, on which appears in silver letters:  "I belong to the flueen."  A WASTE OF TIME.  Aren't you ashamed to be wasting  your timo in this manner? said the  impressive citizen to whom Meandering Mike had just applied for a small  loan.  Yes", sir,  was the answer.   I'm annoyed  half sick    about   it.      But    I  can't help makin' mistakes sometimes.  1 had plenty  of clean | When  I sighted  lyou   fer   a    philan-  .  One Persian cat.    of i n       ��������� j.       ,  r n        > r      n  ._ . ..     .'        I thropist  an'  followed  you    fer  t'reo  blocks, how wis I to know fer suro  whether I was} wastin' mo    timo or  not ?  OOESET.  NO PRESSURE  PERFECT FREEDOM  LONG WAIST  ERECT FORM  2  Made in Drab, White & Tan Jean.  DPEtlOE Sl-OO.  If your dealer cannot supply you,  send us His name, your sizrc and  amount to cover cost of corset and  we will send prepaid to any point  in Canada. :  Address Department T.,  BETJSH &c GO.  SOLE  MANUFACTURERS,  '**SI{l>f&r&-fas^*&yfr^iasd,*Sb,Tt  do  H/t&S fc.^!������/<5i-^J.-'iWQ/������^a'^/^^������ tjy-*R/,Br^'*&-'^V'lB>''-W"'  USE  GOOD .FA I NT.      Pay a   f  trifle more and ge t it.  It doesn't    5  cost ;i cent  more  to put   it on.  jj j!   Cheap paint makes a sorry job.    S  Good    paint    keeps    its    color,    *  covers more, lasts longer, gives    v  a style and tone to everything it  touches.  Ramsay's  Paints  are the best and purest paints  made, and the price at all dealers  is very reasonable for such good  paint. We will send you samples  of houses painted, telling you all  about the paint, if you ask for  BOOKLET "K" free.  OUi  PAINT MAKER3  MONTREAL,  Est'd 1842  4&tB^'^ *>>~<a"&^fe ^^.-^ib. ������.-������. "q������  2SfSjS������S  itMBJM&MiMifflgmi^^ \'  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 4; 1901.  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY,  MAY -I,  1901.  TANGLED.  It would require the proverbial Philadelphia lawyer to find out how matters  political stand at Victoria at the present.  It   appears  Premier  Dunsmuir is disposed to subsidise a railway from the  Coast to Kootenay with a cash  bonus,  taking 4 per cent of the gross earnings of  the road to   meet   the   interest   on the  bonus and save the province from  ha  bility,   and securing control   of   rates'  charged on the road when in  operation.  It appears to us this, in substance, is all  that should be requirsed to protect public interests.   There is a section  of his  following���������composed of  llelmcken, Mo-  Phillips, Murphy and others���������Victoria  boomers���������who want the contract given  to Jim Hill, with a subsidy, and in this  they are endorsed by Smith  Curtis and  other time servers who are looking for  votes only, under tlie guise ol" competition.   Those who know both the C.P.K.  and Jini Hill know well  they are  both  in the Held for money, and neither will  cut rates lower than it,suits themselves  even at all competitive points.    As however Premier Dunsmir,   in  his scheme  proposes     to     vest    the    control     of  rates,     no    matter    what     com pan v  builds it, in the governor-in-council, to  any sensible man this is,  in public interest, fully equal to anything claimed  in   "competition."     Besides   this,   for  some years past the  people have  been  clamoring for "public   ownership" of  railways, and control of rates is the real  essence of  public ownership and competition combined.   In  reality  no one  wants the government to own  railways  in the sense that a man : might  own  a    town  lot;     but    merely���������* to    have  their operation in such  a shape that  they cannot  charge  more   than iivini>  rates, or that if they do  the  public will  get the benefit of them.    In government  control all this is provided for.    We are  glad    to see   Mr.  Green    adheres   to  the    government   in   this   particular,  as in fact it is tlie only course left open  to any representative who values the  interests  of   the  people   and   his o.wn  reputation. ���������  DISEASE  and discomfort are not-ease  and not-comfort. Ease is  health; so is comfort.  You may as well be comfortable ; that is healthy; as animals are. It is natural, both  for you and for them.  If your ill health is caused  by imperfect digestion, try  Scott's emulsion of cod-liver  oil.    It does what it does by  could show himself to be a real friend of  labor, and not the whitewashed specimen thai is continually agitating for  changes that tickle the fancies of laborers for the time being, and accomplish nothing but the antagonism of  other interests of thy countrv.  w. s. Drewry  Sandon, li, C.  II. T.Twiqg  New Denver, K.O.  going  getting   the   stomach  right.  We'll send you' a little to try if you like.  SCOTT & ISOWNE, , Chemists, Toronto.  VVhilstthe majority of the members of  the British Columbia legislature proiess  to be very solicitous for the interest of  the working man, for the votes it may  bring, we find but very few of them  making'any move to help the industrious prospector, on whose energies more  than anything else the welfare  of the country mainly depends.  When he comes in,he is saddled unceremoniously with a poll tax, a miners'  license, recording fees, charges for registering .improvements, prevented from  using timber on his claim, taxed for  crowh-granting, forced to build his own  trails, compelled to pay a revenue on  his output���������doubled a late session���������and  no government, assistance in anyway,  shape or form. The government now  proposes to borrow '$5,000,000 to lend to  ' railway sharks and boomsters, oilers to  give large slices of public lands besides,  but nothing for the claim owner or prospect holder. Would it not be in the interest of this country, if some of our  members would suggest one half of this  five millions should be lent at a reasonable rate of interest to claiin owners and  prospect owners, to develop their properties, under the instruction of competent government engineers, taking a  first lien on the properties as security  f0r repayment.   Competes lyixiiningrnen  would have no trouble in1 going through  the Slocan at this moment and finding  hundreds of properties, just as promising  as the best of our mines ever were in  the same state of development,dying a  waste simply because the owners cannot  raise a little money to work them. We  lepeat will nat some of our representatives, come to their rescue? The government lends money to railways for  drainage, to municipalities for different  purposes, but there is no one to suggest  loans for prospectors, on whose success  the welfare of the country mainly depends. There are plenty of properties,  we repeat, in the Slocan on which the  expenditure of a few hundred dollars  would produce a 'showing that would  leave them rich, when they are now  forced to sell to capitalists for a mere  pittance, doing themselves out of means  to which their energies and past piiva-  tions fully entitle them. This is one of  the instances in which a representative  \������i3m������m������&w������������imm7������  ������  8  I   fAVORITET  I' PRESCRIPTION g  And so the gallant Smith Curtis has  left the opposition party leaderiess in  the House and has formed a new paity  of his own���������a Liberal-Labor party. Curtis is a man of more uersonal respectability than Martin, and perhaps because he has been less tried, this being  the first parliament he ever was in ; but  in other respects he is a man after Martin's own heart���������as ambitious as Luci-  fei and just as willing as ever Martin or  Lucifer was to jump on to any branch,  no matter how rotten, to advance popularity.and satisfy ambition. He poses  as the laborer's friend, that he may get  the votes of the latter; but how is he  going to advance, his interests by his late  move? If a Liberal-Labor party is wise,'  it is also wisdom to organize a Conservative-Labor party, and when the Labor  element is thus rent in twain, and each  set at the throat of the other, it will be  an unquestioned way to. advance the  cause of labor. What does the Labor  element think of the proposition? Is  not Smith Curtis, in inaugurating the  movement, the lion of the hour?  DREWRY & TW1GG  Dominion and Provincial Laud Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bedfoid <& McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  ,     AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, hh. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  ZDr\  nVEoirapisora.,  . Dentist.   .  Cor. Ward aud Baker Sts., Nelson, 13.0.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. b\ AN't) A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge  Meets first Thursday in each month at Sp. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.'  A. Ii. DOCKSTKADKR, Sec'y.  If it be necessary we would caution  Premier Dunsmuir'"against entrusting  Joseph Martin with anything. Be is a  man wholly discredited whereever  he lived simply because lie is without principle or any fixedness of purpose  beyond placing himself in power. It  would be better for Mr. Dunsmuir as an  administrator to fall a dozen times over  than retain himself in power once by  making a colleague or confidant of  Joseph. Martin.  iftil 8TBA1I8BIF ".TICKETS"-.- ;  To and from European points via Canadian  and American linen. Apply for sailing dales,  rates and full information to any C. P.R. agent  or H. \V. Harbour, Agent, Sandon,  W.P. K Cummings, Gen.S.S. Agent,Winnipeg  A GeNTS WanTKDfor-.'THE LIFE AnD reign  ��������� or QUEEN VICTORIA." including special  memorial tributes from the most eminent  Hritish and Canadian statesmen', and "The  Life of Kins ndward VII." Si/e 10 x 7)4, about  (iOO pages, belter illustrated than liny riva.1  work. Written by Or John Coulter, from London, Eng.; the celebrated Historian and Journalist, and John A. Cooper, editor Canadian  Magazine, Toronto. Price only ?1.70���������new book  from cover to cover. Kxtra large commission;  credit given; prospectus free to canvassers.  World Publishing Co., Guelph, Out. '���������'���������'.  /������   .^TBMmiA    ym  lissom wonmm  fife 4<Tj. ���������: n X '.u: ,4v������������*3a'W)v-'i..v. :.'.���������:'..��������� :w,.vi. CVmHSI  There is a strike on in one of Marcus  Daly's mines in the Cariboo district,  wages being reduced from $3.50 to $3.00.  The whole mining business in'British  Columbia is an unsettled afl'air because  of being in an unsatisfactory condition  through tinkering legislation, the work  of basswood politicians, whose only aim  in the House is securing votes. Men  cannot work at mining in British Columbia for $3.00 a day, living is too expensive, and safety of life and limb too  uncertain. At the same, time there are  many properties, that are too heavily  burdened with wages, government liens,  claims, &c, to be worked with profit by  the owners, and men who put money  into -mines, are just as much entitled  to legitimate returns on their invest-'  incuts as miners are to proper wages.  Both are essential to the country's prosperity; but the trouble is you cannot  get the basswood representatives of the  House to understand it. They want  revenue for the government to build  roads and trails and they want the votes  of the industrial .classes, and lhey can  see no further. What is wanted in any  new country like this is the greatest  freedom between employer and employee, the least obligations tending to  rduce wages, and the fewest restrictions  in the way of mining development. In  ten years from now there should be no  difficulty in securing what it is now  desired to obtain from the mines revenue  Let all the properties get a fair start,  and when they become dividend paying,  tax on the basis, not of output but of  dividends. It appears to us if the whole  mining legislation o'f the country waa  cancelled and new measures adopted on  these lines it would bo a Godseild to tlie  province. .  Established 1858.  riamifacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  mis ;.i  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  Notwithstanding the dull times tliere  are quite a few men working in the lulls  hard by. The Star has 120; the Ivanhoe, 85; the Payne, 40 or more; the  American Boy about 30, and the Last  Chance, Eeco, etc., quite a number  more.  ���������Clothes Cleaned,  Pressed   t  and Repaired  AT  THE   I.   X.  L.   TAILOR   SHOP,  Opposite  Union Hotel,  F.   PHILLIPS,  Proprietor.  Everybody Wants  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottest and brightest iires,  besides it is eariiy handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it forall kinds of grate  v<   11  {  y  "H  iwwaiMMJMiiwiwMiMyMwytimiwiiHi THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 4, 1901.  Go������ip From Tlie Capital.  (From our Own Correspondent.)  .Victoria. April 22.���������Tomorrow the  agony will be over and the country will  receive a definite announcement from  the irovernment regarding its railway  pelicy, and the estimates will be in the  hands of the members of the legislature.  So at least ia the impression here tonight. The government is holding another caucus tonight, the: third on the  railway policy, and an attempt will be  made to hold all their supporters in line  for the bill dually agreed upon at tonight's meeting. It is said that the  party will instruct the government to  bring In a bill providing for a bonus to  a competing line to Kootenay, but that  the executive will be allowed to name  the company which will build the road.  This is not regarded as ^satisfactory by  some of the government supporters, and  if this action is decided upon it will be  as a compromise, but one which will  receive the united support of the party.  There are no new developments in the  railway situation, and the outcome of  tonight's caucus is eagerly awaited, as  the government will be forced to make  an anouncenient tomorrow.  The estimates are also promised for  tomorrow, but the budget debate will  not take place for some days yet. It is  believed that the debate will be a short  one, as the ii nances of the province are  in a very good condition, and the opposition has nothing to gain by prolonging  the discussion.  The past week has seen but little accomplished by the legislature. The  school bill was finally past last week,  and today the revenue tax bill was reported complete with amendments and  will receive its third reading tomorrow.  This law will increase the revenue tax  from $3 to $5 per annun, and was bitterly opposed by the straight opposition. It was fought paragraph by  paragraph, but to no purpose, the House  assenting to hut one ameindment offered by the .opposition, that exempting  those over sixty years of age from the  payment of the tax. The same amendment exempting clergymen was defeated  almost unanimously.  There are allsorts of rumors in circulation -regarding coining changes in the  ministry, and we are not inclined to  think tliey are unfounded in fact. What,  they will be is impossible to say, but if  they are made it is safe to say that F.  Carter Cotton will be recalled from his  elector imposed exile to the scenes of  his former greatness.  Today was the 35th day of this session  and there have been but two or three  bills of public importance passed to become law. It is claimed in some quarters that two weeks will see the djourn-  .. merit.": If this is so a great deal of work  in ust be crowded into the next few days.  However, night session, will commence  tomorrow night and will continue until  the end of t'e session.  The members of the press in attendance at this session are holdini: their  annual banquet tonight.  The people here are disgusted at the j  tactics adopted by the agents of some of'  the railway promoters. Several'of the '  up-country members have been trapped  into making; statements which have  been misconstrued, and into writing  letters and sending dispatches to constituents which have been garbled and  then given to the public through that  portion of the press in sympathy with  the promoters, and which, if allowed to  go unchallenged, will commit the members in question to a certain line of action when the railway bills come up for  consideration. This was particularly  noticeable in the case of Mr. Fulton, of  North Vale, whose dispatch to a con-  constituent was so altered as to give it  an entirely different meaning to that  which it was intended to'convey, .arid  thev published broadcast as an expression in favor of granting a charter and  bonus in favor of the V. V. & E. promoters. These agents have also been convicted of sending out false reports of  meetings, etc., held in the interest of  that company, meetings which were  worked up by paid agents, and whose  statements as those meetings have since  been refuted.'  The impression is abroad that the V.  V, & E. arei fighting for a charter to  build a railway from the Kootenay to  the coast, when as a matter of fact they  already have the charter and could be-  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  Miners' Clothing  Gents' Furnlsliings  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  CAMERON.  gin construction' tomorrow if they  wished. It now develops that they are  lighting for a bonus only, and curiously  enough, their supporters are the very  men who in cbmpaigns past and on the  lloor of the House have ..denounced the  practice of voting bonuses and giving  grants of land to railway corporations.  Their only argument, the only argument  on which they base their claims for the  bonus, is that this line will givecompe-  tion with the C. P. It. Careful students  of the question claim that this road will  not compete with the C. P. R., and will  remedy none of the grievances complained of, that it will but open up new  markets for the rancher and wholesalers  of Washington, without any commensurate benefit to the province. An examination of the rate cards of the different American roads will show that this  road to compete with the C. P. R. would  have to quote rates lower than those  now in existence on any of the American roads, for the freight rates of the  Canadian road are in most instances  much lower than on the lines in the  western part of the U. S. It should also  be remembered in this" connection that  the dominion government has absolute  control of rates on the Crow's Nest and  G..&.W , and in almost every instance  the rate charged by the company is  lower than that fixed by the railway  committee. '  A NICE LINE OF  HAKE'S Celebrated  "V Just Arrived  ��������� ������������������9e������������**e������ei*o*������������e������������������(i)������������������o(������i������*������������eiee������(9������ettt6������(������������������  The BIG Store.  ,    W1l.'l.l'li'l,l'll'M'|,'l.l'l|M,f���������M,l'WM,l'l|M,l'.l'l.l"i/'l,l>,('l.fM'!,l'WI,/M'l.',������l'l,l<4l'l,l'i^vJ>M'I.IM,l..  First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods  Just Arrived and More on the fay.  We are Offering Special Values In Brass Goods  Carpets, Ollclotlis, Tapestry, Sanares, Curtains.  Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries ?  THE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  ���������  e  o  '0  e  e  ���������  9  9  9  9  9  ���������  ' ���������  ������  e  ������������������te������(*ii������i(ii������������0(������te������������t������������������������������((������������������t������(t������������(������������������(t������������o������tt  THE PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  EXCHANGE for exhibition.  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  Correspondence solicited.   Address ������11 communications to l  Telephone If o'. 101.     P. 0. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERQER, Nelson, B.C.  Al  W. A. MUfiRAY & CO. LIMITED, TORONTO.  AT CUFFE'S  BOOKSTORE.  A Change.  C.G.Maker a practical New Denver man, is assuming tne management of D. j.Robertson's furniture business here.    He will  have with him an experienced  Painter and Paper-Hanger.  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 and old. patrons.  WRITE FOR CATALOGUE.  Not necessary for you to pay 50c the pair for stockings, at least  not just now. Our Mail Order Department will send you 3 pairs for  $1.00, regular 50c pair value���������cashmere if you prefer them, very  fine quality, double heels and toes, and spliced ankles. Possibly  you prefer fine cotton iu black, or perhaps fancy stockings, we have  them all; 50c kinds, 3 pairs for $1.00. We've cheaper grades, too,  but these we speak of are very special.  c. a. baker, W. 4. Murray 1 Co. Limited. SP-��������� I-  ni^Mturjawui  Permanently t'iired  AFTER   SEVEN   YEARS   OF   GREAT  SUFFERING.  UP THE SOCIAL LADDER.  RECORD RUNS FRuM SHOP COUNTER  TO COURT CIRCLE.  ���������Mr. !!niiii:t<>u Witters, <>r ItidjicvlMo, Tell*  otitis Kelle!'lroni .Vcur;il!;t:i, ttWeiiiusi  Usui .-:11< 1 Stomach'Trouble.Tliroiijih tlie  A{i<:nc.y ������/.J������r. Williams' I'lnlc fills.  .Toronto, Ont., April 15.���������Special.���������  At No. 8GLippincott street, in this  city, resides Mr. AV. J. Keane. Mr.  Keane is a contractor and is one of.  tire best (mown men in..his line of  business in Toronto.  Like many other successful men,  Mr. Keane has suffered during Jiis  busy life a great deal, from Kidney  Disorders. For years he suffered  great pain. He was. forced at times to  quit his (work altogether and go to  bed. He used Dodd's Kidney Pills, and  is. well. This is what he says about  it:���������  "It gives me' great pleasure to write  in praise of Dodd's Kidney Pills, and  the good they have done me. I am  never without  them.  " I have been a great sufferer with  pains in my back in the region o'f ���������my  kidneys. I was very sick, and at times  could not attend to my work at all.  " I used several medicines, but no-thing I ever tried seemed.to help me in  the least, until a friend of mine advised me to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. I  immediately found relief and was able  to resume my work.  "I used altogether seven boxes before being completely cured. Since  then I have never been sick a day. I  have never had the slightest indication of a return of the trouble."  It is. hard to "understand how anyone will continue to suffer from Lame  Back or any other symptom of Kidney  Trouble after so many frank and full {  statements by men well known in all  walks of life, that Dodd's Kidney Pills  have cured them.  Dodd's; Kidney Pills always cure.  They never fail. They cannot fail.  Years of trial have absolutely proven  that there is no case of Kidney Complaint, Lame Back, Rheumatism/Lumbago, Sciatica, Gout,���������.Neuralgia, Bladder or Urinary Troubles, that Dodd's  Kidney  Pills   will   not  cure.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are the only medicine that ever cured Bright's Disease, Diabetes or Dropsy.  Thousands of Canadians have tried,  and proved and testified.  A GIRL'S ESSAY ON BOYS.  At a recent public school examination for girls in an English town this  composition was handed in by a girl  of 12: "The boy is not an animal,  yet they can be heard to a'considerable distance. When a boy hollers  he opens his big mouth like frogs,  but girls hold their toung til they  are spoken to, and they answer respectable, and tell just how it was.  A boy thinks himself, clever because  he can wade where the water is  deep. When the boy grows' up he is  called a husband, and he stops wading and stays out at nights, but the  grown-up girl is a widow and keeps  house."  BREAKING IT GENTLY.  Quarryman, commissioned to break  the news gently.-Did ye hear that  foine blast, mum?  Woman���������Indade I did. It frightened me.  Would Oi had been near ye to protect ye, mum. It's just such a foine-  lookin- woman as you Oi loik to protect, mum.   It's me    yez   ought    to  marry. ,    ,_    , ���������,*.      j. ���������  It's you ought to be kilt entotre-  ly fer talkin' that way. an' me married  to a foine  mon  like   Mike Fin-  negan.  Och, ye naden't moind about him,  mum.   He was  kilt by th'  blast.  .tlairiei!     a      Wei;-Known      fUrttoiii illsl  Ttnoii^h   Tlly fur a <!)ill<l���������Heir ������������ ������>������  Old   I.n-llsh   House   Will   ilSimw    l">  Collier's   IU<lyV.HHl<!��������� -V   l'oor. .Scolc  <Jlrl   rs  Now 'ihe  Wile ol* a .Yei'liov of  the Jjiiie Karon 8Jlrsc.li.  It was one of the big winter sales  in an Oxford Street drapery shop two  years ago, says London Answers.   A  tiny    girl of three attracted  by  the  glitter of ooihe tinselled Eastern draperies,  had  wandered  away  from   her  mother,  who  was  busy ' at    another  counter,  and  suddenly realising that  she  was   lost,   began  sobbing  quietly  in a corner,   One ol the shopgirls, full  of pity for the mite, lifted her in her  arms, and kissed away the tears, assuring the little one that mamma was  not really   lost,   but  coming  soon   to  find her Elsie.  It appeared that at that moment,  Mr. Victor Nelson, the well-known  diplomatist, was passing through tho  shop with his sist&r, and saw the  pretty little  scene.   The girl's  SWEET PACE AND SOFT TONES  brought  back  a memory  of  his  own  dead wife.   The idea flashed through  his mind���������that girl  would  take good  care of my little girl.  Very quietly, he caused inquiries to  be made. He found that the 'girl,  whose name was Rose Easton, was  quiet, a hard worker, and spent all  her small wages on her mother, who  was delicate. The upshot was that  tho two were Quietly.married a few  months  ago.  The heir to one of the oldest English  baronies is going to marry next year,  the girl who twelve months ago was  his mother's lady's-maid*. Young K���������  had seen the girl dozens of times  but never thought twice about her  till one day in January last year he  came in early from Uiunting, and went  straight to ibis mother's boudoir. Lady  K  was sitting in a chair, and admiring a lovely sealskin jacket which  showed to the greatest advantage on  the slim shoulders of a, tall figure who  stood before tier.; '  " Wait one moment, dear," said Lady  K  to her son.   "I am  trying  the  effect of  my new  jacket  on  Bertha.  Don't you  think it  nice?'"  " Indeed I do," replied the young  man. He could hardly have believed  that*  A BECOMING GARMENT  could make so much difference to anyone. He noticed, too, for the first  timo, that Bertha's hair, now visible  without a cap was a lovely golden-  brown. Also her embarrassment had  brought a soft pink tinge to her  cheeks. In five minutes he had fallen in love with her. Of course, there  was bitter opposition on the part of  tho family; but tthe Hon John K���������-  has a will of his own, and Bertha  has been sent to a first-rate school,  where she is learning how to adorn  in future a position in the very best  society   in   England.  Another maid, the daughter of. aj  small grocer in a Worcestershire vij- j  lage, owes a great advancement to a  bull and a drover. She was.'wheeling  her mistress's youngest child in a  perambulator along- a path by the  River Severn, when suddenly a bull,  on its way to Worcester Market,broke  loose from the careless hold of the  man who was loading it, and came  rushing down upon the girl and her ,  charge. There was no chance of escape, a high iron fence, running along  the other Bide of the path. But the  girl did not even scream. Quick as  thought, she had the child out of the  perambulator, and turned the little  vehicle across the path. Then, with  the baby Ln her arms,  SHE TURNED AND RAN.  Two men in a boat on the stream  pulled into the bank, and while tho  savage animal was reducing the baby-  carriage to matchwood rescued the  girl and her charge.  One of these men, was Mr. Prank  Elwood, son of the New York banker,  of that fciame.   He waa so struck with  Trade is Confederating tlie Empire.  Britain is Canada's best customer.  Britain cannot buy if she does not sell,  Wse TEA Crown In a British' Colony by British Capital.  tag Ceylon Teas arc sold in sealed  lead packets only, never in  bulk.   Black,  Mixed or uncol-  Sampies on application.   Address " SALADA." Toronto.  ored Ceylon Green  the girl's coolness that he eventually proposed to, and married her. Now  she is mistress of a splendid mansion  in New York's most aristocratic street  ���������Fifth Avenue.  In a Dorsetshire village, no girl  with red hair can hope to marry well.  The people consider hair of this colour as great a blemish as a squint  or clubfoot is thought 'to 'be elsewhere. Mary Fletcher had hair of  this unlucky hue, so when Mr. Vernon Harwood, asked her, at his uncle tenant's ball, why she was not  dancing, she only blushed.  "I'll find you a partner," said  the  young fellow,  and went and  fetched  Count Faleri,    an  Italian  nobleman,  who was staying at  the Court.   The  count,  who  had  artisic ���������   tendencies,  thought the- .red   hair  adorable,    and  now Mary Fletcher, daughter of    an .  English carter,   dresses in  silks t and  satins,   and   adorns   the  head   of   the  table in  a  SPACIOUS VILLA '''NEAR NAPLES.  A horrible lamp accident in a Glasgow tenement ended in the death of one  child, and in another receiving burns  so terrible that the hospital doctors  declared there was but one way of  saving her  life.  "What is that, sir ?" asked the elder sister, who stood by trembling and  sobbing.   .���������'���������������������������  "Skin-grafting," replied the doctor.  "I mean,"���������seeing the puzzled look on  her face���������"cutting pieces of live skin  off someone else, and making them  grow  on   the  burnt surfaces."  "Take it from tne, s,ir," said the  girl earnestly. She was only fourteen. .''���������;"  ��������� The doctor, uceing she was in earnest, allowed the experiment. It was  entirely successful. The pluck of the  girland her quietness won her many  friends. Money was "found to train  her as a nurse. That was fourteen  years, ago. Now she is the wife of  ono of the greatest 'Scotch specialists,  and has had the honour of being  presented  to Royalty.  FewJgirls, ever Buffered more bitter disappointment than Ethel Mac-  grcgor, when told at Paris', by the  great authority Sarti, that her voice  though true and sweet, would never  stand hard training, nor acquire sufficient  power  TO BECOME OF WORTH  on tho stage or in opera. There was"  nothing for it but to go homo to  Scotland, and tell her parents that  tho hardly saved money was wasted,  and that she would tarn to dressmaking, as her mother had always wished.  As' she was leaving the Academy of  .Music, an old lady, richly dressed in  furs, was sitting in a carriage outside,  accompanied  by   a girl  about  Ethel's'  age.  ,    " That  is  she,"  mother," whispered  ! the latter, as Ethel passed.  '    The old   lady called  to. her.     The  I Scotch girl, surprised,  went up.  " My dear," said the old lady, "my  ���������daughter heard jyou sing.   She was in  j the next room.   She has taken a great  ! fancy to you.   Will you come and see  us  to-morrow  at  twelve V"  Ethel went to the address given. It  was a magnificent mansiou. The old  lady engaged her as companion to her  daughter, and Ethel found that she'  %vas a member of the great Hirsch.'  household. She is a member of th'e  family now. Last year she married  Baron Hermann Hirsch, a nephew of  the great philanthropist who died last  year.  BOBBY KNEW  ALL  ABOUT, IT.  "And do you know why, Bobby,"  asked the minister who was dining  with the family, "your ; mamma  doesn't want you. to have a second  piece of pie ?" "Yes, sir," replied  Bobby. "I heard her tell sister  there would be enough left for tomorrow if you didn't take any."  Have a Common   Origin   in   Liver  Complaint--Dr.  Chase's Treatment for the Liver.  Carlyle justly attributed the ill-  temper, which made him a monster in  the eyes of the world, to a bad liver.  Ho was bilious and dyspeptic, suffered with stomach pa in;'������ and headache,  was depressed in spirits and had  gloomy' forebodings  of  the, future.  How often the kind father becomes  a monster and th������ loving mother (as  cold through the influence of a  torpid liver. Who can tell how many  quarrels are brought on . and how  many 'happy homes are broken, up by  this same influence?  Nothing makes one feel more miserable .or miore gloomy and discouraged  than livier complaint, and consequent  biliousness and dyspepsia. Tflie kidneys, too, usually become inactive in  sympathy with a sluggish liver, and  the bowels become������. irregular and constipated.  To strike with one blow: at these  complicated ills, to make a prompt,  effective and lasting cure you must  use Dr. Ohase's Kidney-Liver Pills,  tlbe most popular remedy knownj in  Oanada tuad thet Uoitad States to-day,  and  the only  one  that acts  directly  on both the liver and kidneys.  There is more cheerful, unsolicited  testimony in favor of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills than any otL>ci> pill  sold. You scarcely meet a person  who has not used thorn personally or  heard of their wonderful powers over  disease.   . ���������  Then you can use Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills with greater confidence than any patent medicine, know*-  ing that they are the most successful  prescription met with by Dr. Chase in  his immense experience as practicing  physician and authioir of the famous  Receipt  Book.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Piila  promptly, and positively cure torpid  liver, liver complaint, biliousness, dyspepsia, constipation, kidney disease,  backache, Rrights' disease, lumbago  and rheumatism. One pill a dose, 25  cents a box, at all dealers; or by mail  from Edmanson, Bates & Co, Toronto.  jFox piles Dr. Chase's Ointment is  tlbe only   absolute   and   guarantee*  C~QJ6>  i  ���������������������������> fei  J  'VY-'f,  Ii  I  41  ;/  y\  A  ���������i  I,  .ft.  i  I,  I  't>.  mwmt&m^m^MM SOME GREAT SLEEPERS.  i  THE DOMINIE.  Mease ������<> Jim wj-.ki; sie for Tiiirty-Kishi;   William R. Moody, a eon of the evan-  ���������w������������iiis. I gelist, and the Rev. F. B. Meyer of Lon-  Among .the cases: of .extraordinary  sleepers: is that - of a young Australian who slept from November, 1897,.  until the middle of January this year,  a period'-of thirty-eight months. He  was engaged to be mairxied,, but (his ] Bsveral years,  don will make a tour of this country to  hold revival services.  ������������������ The First Methodist Episcopal church  of Jamestown, N. Y., aud the Matthew-  eon Street Methodist Episcopal church of  Providence have been using elevators for  parents were sltrongly opposed to llhe  match. 0.n,e day in a fit of ungovernable passion he shot and killed  both his father ancr mother. ' He was,  of 'couirse, arrested, at once, for be  did not attempt to run aiway or to  hide the evidence.of his crime.  ��������� B.efoire he could be brought to trial,  however, he fell asleep, and asleep he  xeomainea for the time mentioned,  scarcely over waking at all. When  ihe finally did, awake he remembered  nothing of tho crime, he had committed, and nouhing can convince  foiitm that he had not been asleep only  "a single night.  A short time ago the German medi-  , cal  papers recorded a case of a patient   whjo was  asleep and who had  been  sleeping    for  more    than  four  mom ths.  A similar case to the last occurred  not long ago, the sleeper being a  girl, who, however, awoke after she  inad been in the "land of nod" for a  ���������week.  '' THOUGHTS  ON MAN.  Man is  the little  world.  Man is the wonder of nature.  Man is an epitome of, the world.  .   Man is the measure .of all things.  Men were gay deceivers ever.  Man is the great wonder.  ,   Man is a sample of the universe.  Infinite is the help man can yield  to man.  Man the image of God's personality.  Man is a soul using the body as an  instrument.  Man 1 Thou pendulum betwixt a  smilo and tear..  Certainly the greatest scholars are  not   the  wisest  men.  The '.great man is he. .who does not  lose his child's heart.  Great men stand like solitary towers in the city of God.  '    All men commend patience, though  few be willing to practice it.  , Man is an  imitative creature,  and  Whoever is foremost leads the herd.  ' The  most unhappy of   all men  is  he who believes himself to be Bo.  The real, character of a man is  found out by his amusements.  Most _ men employ the first part of  their lives to make the last part miserable.   :     ���������������������������.:���������  Ballingtpn Booth says the Volunteers  j of America have raised ?80,000 in the  i year just past and have attracted 1,113,-  . 683 persons to 30,000 indoor meetings  j within nine months.  j A memorial window has been placed in  ; St. Paul's Episcopal church, Peters-  ! burg, Va., in memory of the late Bishop  I Wingfield of northern California,. whose  ', first rectorship was at Petersburg. The  ! subject of the window is the conversion  pf Saul.  Canon Anderson who died in Montreal  lhe other day, was the oldest Anglican  clergyman of Canada. He was the last  Of the "crown rectors" in the Dominion  and had been rector of Sorel, a town near  Montreal, since 1839. He was appointed  honorary canon of Christ Church cathedral, ia Montreal, in 1865.  GRAPHS PROM CANAAN.     ���������  r  lie who prays in pride robs prayer  of its wings for his own adorning.  The true instructor learns more  than he teaches". '  When we cast our cares on Him it  does not mean our cares for others.  One is not in the land of the living  till they have passed from this world  of the dying.  God's blessings come back to us in  the baskets in which we send our  gifts to others.  When bur wills conflict with Christ  it is poor policy to seek peace by  casting out the peace-giver.  - THEIR PROPER NAME.  .< Isn't it ridiculous to.speak of Shaving Parlors and Dental Parlorsl and  all the, others parlors?  Yes; especially Dental Parlors. They  should bo called Drawing Rooms.  ONE OF THOSE QUESTIONS.-  Help!  Help!  gurgled  the  drowning  man as he was about to sink for the  last time.  What's the matter? yelled  lounger oh the wharf. Can't  swim?  the  you  Of course, gasped the othar sar-r  castically, but I'm afraid I'll get my  shoes muddy.     Then he-sank.     .  W. P. C. 10T3 '  HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  When a room has a low ceiling, put tho  enrtain poles as high up as,possible and  let the curtains hang straight down to  the floor.   If the poles extend a foot on '  either Bide of the window, the curtains !  Will draw right back by day and need no j  looping.     ,.  Flimsy silk that has gone into a multitude of age wrinkles may be smoothed  out and restored to something like its  original freshness by spouging it with  gum arabic.water. Sponge the right side  of the silk and when it is almost dry  iron the wrong side.  Mahogany furniture which has become  slightly clouded may have its polish restored by the use of a dressing made b>  mixing four tablespoonfuls of turpentine  with four of sweet oil, adding one tea  spoonful of lemon juice and ten drops of  ammonia. Shake thoroughly before ap  plying.  aveWe house-Si -,������Sr"k������S  ' per day.  THOSE  KITCHEN RULERS.  Briggs���������Do you believe that the  hand which rocks the cradle rules, the  world? ���������  GLggs���������Well, I don't know. No cook  wo ever had was willing to take care  of the baby, too.       - ���������  GSI^TSVIENT.  For all skin ailments.  J. C. Calvert & Co., Manchester, England  To solid ror our  Complete Catalogue of Sheat  Mu-jIc and Books  with Special ratoa  of discount.  WHALEYJ  R9YCE&Go.  168 Yong-e St.  Toronto, Ont,  C. C. RICHARDS & CO.,  Dear Sirs,���������For some years I have  had only partial use of my arm, caused by a sudden strain. I have used  every remedy without effect, until I  got a sample bottle of MINARD'S  LINIMENT. The benefit I received  from it caused me to continue its use,  and now I am iiappy to say my arm is  'completely restored.  Glamis, Ont.     R. W.HARRISON.  <sw&  VhU signature is on every box of (ho gecatafl  Laxative Bromo-Quinine tablet* /  %\������ swacdy that cure* a ������������M Jte. SPsP i*8*  AS CONVEYING A WARNING.  Employer���������I am sorry to note, William, that you are about to leave  us.  Startled Salesman���������What! I don't,  understand.   I about to leave you?  Employer���������Yes; you aro acting as if  you thought it would be impossible for  us ever to fill your place.  T������ CDBK A Corn If! O.VB HJ.tr  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet*. All druggist*  refund the money if It fails to our*. B. W. Grovetf  ������IffBBtun la oa eacbbox.     S5o  FEATHER   DYEING  Cleaning and Curling and Kid Gloves cleaned   These  can be sent by post, lo per oz. the best place is  BRITISH   AMERICAN   DYEING GO.  ' MONTREAL.  SLATE, TILE and     douolas bros.,  METAL ROOFS Affi'^'fca,  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATEFUL-COMFORTING.  CHANGE IN BRITISH COINS.  * Among the odd changes brought  about by the succession of King Ed-  .mrard VII. is that while Victoria's face  on British gold coins looked to the  , left King Edward's looks; to the right.  This is in accordance with a long-  Mtablished custom that makes each  fluccasaive sovereign face the opposite  way on tho coins from his or her predecessor.  ,  ���������   ���������������������������<t������   SHE HAD AN ANSWER ANYWAY.  Little Edith belongs to a family  ���������where tha older girls go to a seminary and tehe keeps careful track of  all their doings. Some of the words  she hears, however, are a little too  much for Iher, so when the class in  geology had a "field day," and some  one asked Edith j what they were going for, &he replied: "Oh, I s'pose  they're goin' to hunt theological specimens."  NEW STAR    IS DISAPPEARING.  The new star, in Perseus, first seen  on February. 82, is how barely visible  without a telescope. One astronomer  says the brightness was produced by  a hydrogen eruption of vast extent,  and that the fires of the glowing gas  are subsiding. But the point is that  the unexpected may happen among  celestial bodies us well as in other  places.  8tatk ok Ohio; Citv ck Toledo,  i .���������  Lucas County. i8S\  Fruxic J. Cheney makeB oath Hint he is  sonior partner or the linn of K. .1. Chknky k  Co., doinsf buK)'tie?8 in the City of Toledo,  County and State aforcHalcl, nnd that wild Arm  will pay Iho sum of ON'JC HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh'  that cannot be cured by the use of Hall's  Catarrh Cunir.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to before me anil subscribed in my  presence, this Gth dav of December. A.D. 18Su*.  :��������� ������������������: A. W GLEASON.  : seal. : Notary Public.  HARD ON THE GOA'JC.  ��������� And, shure, they tell me your hoos-  band's  very  Htherary ?  That he is, indade.  That he .devours ivery thing in the  way of a book or paper that comes  to the Ibouae.  Shore he does'.  And vot in the name of goodness  does: the poor goat get to ate?      ,  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and  acts directly on the blood and mucous surfacos  of the system.   Send for testimonials, free.  F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pilltj are the b<ist.  FINANCIAL MUDDLE.  Judy and I got    into    a terrible  tangle shopping, to-day.  How? ���������  I owed her 10 cents, and borrowed  5 cents and then 50 cents.  Well!  Then I paid 30 cents for something  she bought���������  Yes.  And she paid forty cents,for something I bought, and then wo treated  each other to ice cream soda.  Well.  She says I still oiwe her (five cents. '  EDUCATIONAL.  .Now, said he, do yow really think  the theater an educational institution? /  I know it is, said she. ,Sorne of the  lovteliest fashions ever seen originated on tlhe stage.  A LONG-FELT  WANT.  I ahall make a fortune out of my  now, musical box. You put a penny in  the slot and-���������  And the thing   plays a popular air?  No, it gtops playing one.  Keep JiiiarM iininienf; in ihe House  In order to reduce one's conceit concerning one's mastery of French ono  has  only  to remain   in  Paris  a day.  /tsk.for TfliiiiinFx iLSid bike no oilier,  Goeae and Billy women when angry  create a naa,ty din, but are otherwise  harmless.      ,  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MBS WmSLOW'B SOOTHING SYRUP hm beeu  nsod by mothers for their children teething. It soothoi  the child. soften3 thu gums, allayspaln, cures windcoiica  and 11 the best remedy for diarrhoea, 25c a bottle. Sold  bf all druggista throughout the world. Be aura and aak  tor "Mjw. Winslow'* Soothing Syrup."  Tho woman who compels hex cery-  ant to tell eociel lies will roap a  strange harvest anon.  Carnations dent by love are more  precious than orohids sont 'through  vainglory.  Minard'8 Liniment is used by Physicians  Man oftener appear to liave something great on tbeir minds when it  k( only, too much on their etomaofaB.  BREAKFAST-SUPPER.  and  Sheet Metal  Works.  HOOFING SLATE, in Black,  Red or Gr������cn. SLATE BLACKBOARDS. (We supply  Publlo and High Schools. Toronto). Roofing Felt. Pitch,  .Coal Tar, oto. ROOFING TILE (See New City Build.  InitSi Toronto, done by our firm). Metal Ceilings, Ooi-  nioes, eta Estimates furnished for work comnloto or foF  materials shipped to any part of the country. Phone 19M.  0. DUTHIE & SONS, Adelaide &WfdmerSta., Toronto  TEA  CHESTS  Suitable for Fireproof Covering- for  Darns and Stables or for packing pur-  poses. Sizo when opened 68 x 22 inches. For sale  at 5c each while they last.   Address, at onoe   The aiw R'bbon Tea Co., Toronto, Ont.  Dominion Urn Steamships  Mvintreal to Liverpool.    Boston to Liverpool.   Portland to Liverpool.   Via Quetna-  totvn.  Larue aud Fast Steamships. Superior aoootnniodatio������  for all classes of pa->onf;era.    Saloons and Stateroom  lira amidships.   Special attention has been given to Uv  Second Saloon and Thinl-Class accommodation.   Foi  rates of passage aud all particulars, apply to any agent  of the Company, or  Riohards, Mills & Co, D. Torrance * Co .  77 State St., Boston. Montreal and Portland,  SAYINGS DEPARTMENT,  and upwards received on deposit.  Interest paid or compound- Ql������/  ed half-yearly at  ��������� U2  and   upwards   received   for   which debentures are issued  with half-yearly coupons attached * <y  for interest at.     "fr/o  Toronto Street, - T0K0NT0  tfW  i   Jtr* nfl-M������0M������#tf>'A;'L>''rJ'1t '">['->'  THE MINING REVIEW���������-Saturday, May 4, 1901.  City Taxes.  Public opinion appears to be divided  on the power of a municipality to sue  for taxes and collect under judgement.  As there is no roll for 1895) there is no  way of proving tuxes for that year.  There is then but 15)00 foi which the city  could collect in any event, and we quote  nee. 154, ,c. 37, Municipal Clauses Act of  1890, as below, which.' ia all the law we  can find on the subject, and from the  meaning of this the public must draw  their own conclusions:  "Notwithstanding any thing contained  in this act, the license, taxes, rates or  rents payable by any person to any  municipality may be recovered, with  interests and costs, an a debt due to the  municipality in which case the production of a copy of sdcinuch of the collector's roll as relates to the license, taxes,  rates or rents payable by such person,  purporting to be certified as a true copy  by the clerk Of the municipal council,  shall be prima facie evidence of the debt,  and any judgement obtained under this  section and registered 6hall have, the  same priority over all other charges as  ordinary taxes."  Jobbers and Retailers in  Public School Report for April.  FIItST DIVISION.  Average attendance for the month,  16.2. Greatest number of pupils present at any session, 17; least number  present, 15.   Tardiness of pupils, 9.  SECOND DIVISION.  Average attendance for the month,  16.55. Greatest number present during  any session, 19; least number present,  13,   Tardiness of pupils, 9.  J. E. Lovbking.  FOR OVKR FIFTY YEARS  Mrs. Winslows Soothing Syrup has been used  by millions of mothers for their children when  teething. If disturbed at night and broken in  your rest by a eiclc child, suffering and crying  witn pain of cutting teeth.' Send at once and  get a bottle of "MrsJVlnslow's Soothing Syrup"  forehildren teething. It will relieve the ppor  little sufferer Immediately. Depend upon it,  mothers, there is no mistake about it. It cures  diarrhoea, regulates the stomach and bowels,  (Mires Wind Colic, softens tbe gums and reduces  In (lamination, and 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. He sure and ask for  "Mrs. Winslow's soothing Syrup."  II  and  pgg������ni  ARROW LAKES, B.C.  The most complete resort on the continent of  North America. Situated midst scenery unrivalled for grandeur, floating, fishing and  excursions. Resident physician and nurse.  In t' 'egraph'ic communication with all parts of  the world. Two mails arrive and depart every  day. Its baths cure all nervous and muscular  diseases. Its-waters heal all kidney, liver and  stomach ailments. Its baths and waters are a  sure remedy against all argentiferous poisons.  TEKMS: ?15 to $18 per week, according to  residence in hotel or villas.  -       '    ��������� "  Do You Read  The following are some of the many  interesting   books,   with   cloth  binding  and   Btrong paper  covers lately received at  Cliffe's   book-store.  Black Rock  $ 75  Geo. Ade's Fabies in Slang      75  Monsieur Beaucaire L 25  An Eventful Night      (50  Ked Rock      75  The Court of Bovville  1 50  A Daughtei of Patricians      75  My Lady and Allen Darke      75  Prisoners of Hope      75  The Octopus ,      75  Soldiering in Canada      75  The House of Hidden Tieasure      75  and   many  others.  A fine stock of new Wall Paper  just arrived and more  on    the   way.  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  J. B. CLIFFE  Bookseller and Stationer,  SANDON,     .-.    -     B.C.  Mining Supplies  *T' Rails and Track.Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and FittingB,  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.  [amllton 1*  A shipment just arrived and  more to follow in a short time.  These watches were ordered six  months ago. They can only be  Had by ordering six months in  advance. Such is the demand  for them. Are you going to  purchase a watch?���������Buy one of  these, it will last a lifetime; see  them in my window.  Watch repairing at right prices  and satisfaction guaranteed.  IVEIInFEIRS'  SUr^F^I-iIKlS.  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    j Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats I Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALL AND GET OUR PRICES.  RECO AVENUE.  IF YOU WANT A GOOD  Union^flade Cigar  OUR LEADING 11RANDS  SANDON FAVORITE  SLOCAN BELLE  Special Brands Made to Order.  i  Slocan  Cigsiip  FHactory,  J. P. Martin, Manager.  SANDON, B. C.  (1. W,'��������� GRIMMETT,  Jeweler 8t Optfcfan.  Theo. fladson  TENT AND AWNING  FACTORY   BAKER STREET.  NELSON, B. C.  IM COFF,  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND COFFEE.  We are offering at the lowest prices  the best gradeR of Ceyloii, India, China  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOUCiTED.  Kooteivay Coffee Co.,  P. O. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.  We have a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies' and Children's  Boots and Shoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for our groceries.    We  selection of the best makes.  have on hand a good  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  folliott & McMillan  Contractors  and BiailcLe:rs.  Dealers In Kou$K aivd Dressed Lumber, Coast Flooring,  and Jofi\t Ffiushnvg Lumber SHoulding, Etc.  SASH AND DOOR ON HAND TO ORDER. , JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDHD TO.  FACTORY ON MAIN STREET.  Dealers in Treats  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY  . i.���������...  rammvBmBmm

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