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Array 'L^CioA^i  VOL. 4.���������NO.  ���������l\<\������\   '  SANDON, B'. C, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  The Wonderful A Wonder.  Three Ledges Uncovered Containing  Carbonates, Ore and Galena.  There is no doubt but that this property was rightly named. Work under  Mr. Warner is showing it as a stubborn  fact. The opinion of many was that E.  J. Field in working it some three years  ago knew more about the merits of the  property than he disclosed to the public���������in shout, it was the impression of  many he knew it was a big property,  but kept the facts from the owners with  the hope of buying it himself.  However, the facts are that in Mr.  Warner's operations of a couple of weeks  he lias uncovered throe ledges, in each  of which there are large bodies of ore,  the uneoverings varying from 20 to 50  length  drifting on No. one lead in No: 5 tunnel,  lie has so far gone about 60 feet with  this drift and in about GO feet'further  lie hopes to intersect ledge No. three,  the recent find and at that depth .he is  confident of encountering a veiT large  body of high grade ore.'  ������������������������������������������������������"-"'   --���������'���������' ���������  He leaves for Spokane .today ��������� and on  his return will put on a largo force of  men and prosecute work with energy.  Mr. Warner will also commence work  on the Miller Creek adjoining the Wonderful in a short time and work the'two  promising properties together.  THE LOCAL GRAFT:  feet in  In one of the ledges' the ore uncovered the timberings that Field put in  and covered up again, until it might  suit his purpose.  The ledges are from three to eight fe������t  in width, and all carry ore throughout,  seams of clean ore. ami the remainder of  the ledge matter being concentrating  ore, both of very high value, one body  being a rich carbonate.  Since the foregoing was put in type,  our reporter visited -the property and  saw for himself the half had not been  told. There are now found on the pro-  ' perty llireo ueparate aiidi distinct ledges  ���������No. 1, 2, and 3. 0:ne and two have  been uncovered for some time, but from  the fact ore in continuous chutes had  " not been found and the walls were not  distinctly delined, they had not been  identified as ledges by previous miners.  This is evidenced by the fact they were  both cut in several places by cross  operations.-  Considerable bodies of ore have been  found in No. 1, but as it. is   very wet at  present it will remain for future operations to show (the value of its  contents.  In all there are   five   tunnels   on the  property, Nos:'2 and ;4 cut ledges, 1 and  2 which are parallel.' An upraise of 90  feet has been recently made- from 4 to 2  tunnel, and at the top of this  working  the first important discovery was made,  ore cached   by'some   former workman,  evidently   in   Mr;   Field's   time.   This  cached ledge has been opened for 45 fgjet  disclosing 5 feet of mixed ore, 18 inches  of clean, shipping galena; ������and  carbonates.   TJie carbonates, alone assay. 470  ozs. silver and i) per,.cent,  lead, giving  smelting value of.$2S2 per ton. This hid-  den!ore is at a depth of 130 feet from the  apex of the ledge. ,  This lead is evidently not a slide as it  was formerly considered..as it is intact  and in place; but had been sluiced  over and the mineral found considered  so much float.  Some parties during operations had  run a sort of circular or prospecting  tunnel, and at its one extremity Mr.  Warner on examination found a colored  talc. This led him to prosecute further  prospecting work, and in a short time  lie was rewarded by finding No. 3 ledge,  the premier ledge on the property.  This new find has been traced for  1500 feet to therightof way of the K.  and S. uncovering shipping ore the entire length. The ledge is four feet in  width as shown in six open cuts along  its course, each one disclosing clean ore  in place three "feet and upwards in  width. The assays of this show 70  ounces silver and 05 per cent. lead. The  immediate contemplated work is a tunnel on the ledge about 100 feet from the  first cut wirh'continuous drift on the  ore body. This working it is thought  will show the Wonderful what the name  implies���������a wonder indeed. Owing to  surface water in the upper workings  Mr. Warner is confining  operations   to  up  Carpenter Creekjn-idge is.finished.  Our boys are. -skirmishing.with the  football.  There ai'Q 60.men on the mining pay  rolls at Ferguson.      ',-"J   The Lnrns-Goff boxing bout in Nelson  was declared a draw.  All tire gambling dens are' closed  in Montana, by order. .  Judd Rohrcr has made an assignment  for the benefit of his creditors.  Fred Holten has left for an extended  trip,to the Lardeau country.  The St. Eugene mine has started up  again with a force of 200 men.' '' '  Don't forget the Emerald Duet, thev  will be Sandon on the 19th and 20th.  Morgan ��������� now has an option ,on the  Steel Works at Sidney, Gape Breton.  M. E, T-IaU returned to -Sandon on  Monday, evening, after spending some  time in Nelson. .  M. Gintzberger is talking of building  a new residence at Three Forks. Me is  at present in Vancouver.  The Filbert cafe closed its doors on  Thursday morning. There is no doubt  it will be reopened shortly.  E. E. Chip'man has been appointed to  the office of government agent for the  Slocan. He spent a few days -here this  week.  The old /ire, bell thatcame, through  the fire of a year ago is now'erected at  Atherton's corner, and willbe used as a  fire alarm.. -:     ';"' </  . It was decided at the Methodist conference to send Rev. Sanford^ to Ross-  land, and Rev. John Pye, .of Trail, will  be stationed here.  Gaviri Spence and Flora MacDonald,  well known Scottish entertainers, will  give a concert in the Mirers' Union hall  on Wednesday evening, May 22nd. ,"������������������������������������  In a practice of the- fire brigade on  Saturday evening last, A. Ross, of McDonald & Ross, met with a slight accident, the hose cart passed over his legs.  The K.'.ifc S. did not arrive on Monday  on account of a mud slide, but ahand  car brought in.the mail and returned to  Kaslo heavily loaded with passengers  and baggage.   .  Arrangements have been completed  for.the brass band and --baseball team to  take part in Victoria day celebration at  Kaslo. The hose team club have decided.to stay at home.  _ The jury found a fraudulent, .application of Cordinglv for. insurance, in the  case of the Nelson Furniture Co., and as  a consequence he was non-suited in his  action against the company at the Nelson assizes this week.  On account of the frequent labor  strikes at Anaconda: and Great Falls,  the railway company and the Anaconda  Mining Co. are going toremove ajl their  machine shops from these places, which  will give ' these two towns great big  black eye3.  Blood has been shed in Albany, N.Y.,  over, a street car strike..- When the  union men struck, their places were  filled by non-union men. and bloodshed  and the suspension of all travel is the  result. Over 6,000 soldiers have been  despatched there to restore order.  .. W. Wahnsley paid a visit to Kaslo on  Thursday.  Air. Warner goes to Spokane today to  bring in his family.  Mr.,Fry,"of the Payne mine, left for  Denver, Colo., on Monday.  Squire LovaU's name is the only one  mentioned for the-mayoralty as yet.  Geo. B. McDonald is attending a  meeting of the Noble Five directorate at  Victoria.  Geo. Petty, of Three Forks,- has spent  some months past prospecting in the  south country.  The Sandon football team are going  to Silvarton on the 24th to take part in  the celebration there.  .Mrs. F. L. Christie has returned from  her visit to the coast accompanied by  Miss Hatt, who will visit here for some  time,  Harold Jackson, of P. Burns & Co.,  has taken charge of the firm's business at  Grand Forks, and moved .there this  week.  Mr. Dewar, who has been employed  at the Payne mine a long time, has decided to go ranching on the Alberta  plains.  It is quite likely that Squire Lovatt  will be elected mayor by acclamation,  but who is to be alderman? Echo answers "Who?"  'The Methodists intend giving a concert about the last of the month, shortly  before the Rev. and Mrs. San ford take  their departure for-Rossland.  TheK. AS. train on Victoria Day,  May-24th, will leave Sandon' about 7:30  or 8 o'clock in. the morning, returning  leave Kaslo' between 6 and 8 o'clock in  ���������the evening. ���������  The Siivertonian is even now talking  of the great activity in mining in that  camp, and at the same time it reduces  the size of the paper. The two things  do not appear to harmonize well together. If the mines were busy the  paper ought to have patronage to sustain its proportions.  A few of the friends of the Rev. and  Mrs. .Sanfoul are interesting themselves  to get up an entertainment on the evening of the 28th, the last evening of the  rev. gentleman and his estimable lady  will be in the place before taking up  their residence in Rossland. The entertainment will consist of vocal and insru-  mental music* readings, &c. Fuller  particulars will appear in our next  issue. ���������. ���������   '  The Sandon baseball team played  their first game of the season with the  New Denver club on the latter's grounds  on . Saturday, and -were defeated by a'  score of .31 to 17. Up to the fifth, innings both teanns were evenly matched,  but in the seventh the visitors threw up  the sponge, and did not give the home  players a chance to go to bat. Towards  the" last the Denver boys played the  ball all over the field, which brought  up the score for them. Murphy and  Richards gave some good exhibitions of  ball pitching for Sandon.  It is reported that Chas. Sweeny is  endeavoring to form a combination with  a capital of $25,000,000 to control the  lead mines of the Coeur d' Alenes, whose  output is 60 per cent, of the lead of tho  United States. This move, it is said, is  to fight the Smelter Trust. There is no  doubt in the world but that if all the  lead producing properties were amalgamated, and the cheap lead of Mexico  either shut out by duties or corralled  also, it would bring the Smelter Trust  to its senses. It would never pay the  smelter men to leave their smelters idle,  and they would, therefore, have to come  to some-thine like proper terms with the  producers, "if they failed to do so, the  producers could, of course, put up  smelters of their own. In fact it is a  question if it would not even now pay  the mine owners in British Columbia as  well as the United States to own their  own smelters.  ffining Students in Sandon.  Some nineteen students of McGill  University, of Montreal, accompanied  by Dr. Porter, professor of mineralogy,  and Dr. Adams,' professor of geology,  visited the city on Wednesday evening  in the special car, and remained over  Thursday. Many of the students spent  most of Thursda3r at" the Star mine, it  being the only property that is working  extensively. The two professors visited  Che Payne, and were shown through all  the workings by manager Zwicky. Dr.  Porter also spent some time atthelvan-  hoe concentrator.  .- To the professors the sights were no  novelty, for apart from almost perfect  knowledge in theory, they had both  seen silver-lead workings before. To  the students the sights at tho mine were  a treat, and those of the town including  the slot machines, a matter of great  curiosity. On each night they repaired  to their car at all hours, being especially  interested in the night shifts of various  callings. The car went from here to  Nelson, and thence to Rossland, taking  in the coal mines at Fernie in return.  Railway from Vernon to Midway.  Greenwood, B. C, May 14th.���������James  Kerr and Robert Wood returned from  Victoria on Monday. They were successful in their mission to obtain a  charter for the Midway & Vernon railway, carrying a subsidy of $4,000 per  m\hs for 140 miles..  Mr. Kerr stated that surveys and  locations would be immediately pro-'  ceeded with, and that by.-fall actual  building will be commenced, The road  starts from Vernon, following south  down the Okanogan valley to Mission  creek, then making a loop to its head,  where the headwaters of the west fork  of the Kettle river met; thence following the meanderings of its junction with  the Kettle river and on the east bank  down the river to Midway.  The proposed road will open up a virgin agricultural and mining district. It  will also be the means of shortening the  run between here and- the coast about  24 hours. .    ,  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from here this week:  Mine. '���������'.-��������� Tons.  Slocan Star. .,...;............. 126  Last Chance................................... 20  American Boy ���������:'...  20  Colonial ,........'.���������.'.  20  Total,  186  ',Silver-ton,., is going to celebrate Victoria Day and so is Kaslo. Can .our  sister towns not arrange it so as to take  one at a time., It will last the longer.  A PURE GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baking- Powders containing  =<,Hiin.   They are injurious to haalth  ' iw'*������;*I  JSMIMMMgiEMM^^ i.J|.M^*.*.,r4H.M!l!A.j,Jwr.-  ���������^^w������-������������^>Mn^-������..i������^B������y.*i^.������^>^rilr������~.>^-r^^  DEAR OLD GARDEN.  .0, clear, old garden, I forget  i The world and all its care,  iSfour holy silence stills my paiu  ' And quiets like a prayer.  EEhc world may buffet as it will-  |   What care   [ for  its  blows ?  to a picnic, or out boating Monday  as any other day, or to anything enjoyable.  No, let me decide it. It is!not worth  while to wear one's life away worrying  to keep everything "shiny," working  by-rule, when life might be more to  us than it 13 if we could only get  out of that old rut, and ,yet be orderly  housekeepers  still.  HOW  TO  USE RHUBARB.  Pies.���������To ordinary pie crust,  which  is  made   with  one   teacup  shortening  I krjow .where heartsease, dewy sweet, ! (.o    three   teacups   flour,   and   three-  l   In'grandma's garden grows. ! quarters teacup very cold water, add  half teaspoon salt and one teaspoon  baking powder. Sift the salt and  powder with the flour, add to this the  shortening, blend it with a knife, and  But, little garden,  though you smilo  In all your tender grace,  The  fairest   blossom   that   you   know  Is grandma's   dear,  old  face  (What   if   the   sun   forget   to   shine,  ���������   And all  my s.kns  aie  gray?  ���������The sunshine in that smiling face  \ Lights, up  the  darkest   day  lastly add the water���������ice water is  best. Use the hand as little as possible in the mixing so n" to keep the  paste cool. At once roll out, fill and  bake.  Pie No. 1.���������Stir into two cups rather  finely chopped rhubarb, one cup su-  has been thoroughly mixed; then ado  a beaten egg and arrange in a pie  plate with two crusts. Let the oveu  household machinery by them,regard- j u<* llot a* jCirs(- Lhat Lha CI-ust may b*  less of  the fact  that other members   I������'������Pcrly baked,  after which,  cool the  oven to moderation, and take the pie  of the  family   are   made   uncomfort  -.      t3 IT  WORTH   WHILE?  . In the keeping of one's house is it  ���������really necessary to be tied down to  a  strict   set   of   rules,   and   run   the  ���������; feftfie.TEETH and BREATH  RftwSIzVSOZODOHTLipB'   '.     .     .  Biew Patent Bex S6Z00W NWBER   .  ' ���������������  Larg������ LIQUID and POWDER      ...  At the Stores or by Mail, postpaid, for the Price.  ���������20������  25e  mouthwash,  glims,  dentifrice for children's use."   [Name of writer upon application.]  HALL & RUCKEL, MONTREAL,  out   whea   it  able or  unhappy on account of these } altogether.  has   baked   3!)  mihute3  same inflexible rules? asks a correspondent. Even the housekeeper  ierself is at times hardly able toper-  form the imposed tasks ; but the laws  of the Medes and Persians were not  more fixed than her plans in the  household economy. To illustrate:  Our national birthday fell upon Monday, and meeting a friend at the annual picnic, after the. usual salutations',   we   inquired :  "Is your  wife ..here?" ,   ,   ,.  f  ,  ,  .   "Oh,  no  indeed,"     was   his    reply,  "Don't you know, this is Monday, and  she staid home: to .wash.   I toll her if  I die  on  Monday,  she  will  probably  lay me  on  the  shelf  until  she gets  the washing done."  >   We all laughed, but there was "more  truth than poetry," in what he said.  We recalled one Monday when she had  succumbed    after   a    large   washing, j  The doctor was called in haste. j  .'  HLs   first   words   were:   "It's   Monday ;  you   washed,   and   you   did   not  feel   well   when   you   began?"   ,  I   She  admitted  it.  : Then he said, rather crossly, "I believe you Avould wash if it took an  arm I One of these days you will  pot."  But he measured out the little pills  and departed.  In conversation with her after her  recovery she said: "I can't help it.  I accomplish nothing the whole  .week if I don't wash Monday."  ; Now is it jworth while for a delicate  :woman to almost imperil her life, for  such a whim I I admire a systematic housekeeper,, but I have a horror  of one who is so "wedded to her idols"  as to. trample on her own health and  that of her family for the sake of  doing work by rule. System is well,  but there must be times when the  rules become lax of necessity. This  same woman accounts that other one  no housekeeper, who does not do as  she doe������, while'I know many excellent ones who could not if they would  do so.  ������������������   Again,   is  it   worth   while   to   keep  the   kitchen   range   polished   like   silver when hands, arms and shoulders  pay the penalty afterward ? Might one  not be classed as a good housekeeper  a'f it  was  neatly wiped   with flannel  cloth or paper after  each  meal? One  [housekeeper never has beefsteak,fried  chicken ov griddle cakes,  though  the  (family are fond of them, just because  jthe   immaculate   stove   would   suffer.  j   Oue of the neatest housekeepers said  to me:  "How I hate   to  be called an  exquisite housekeeper.    You know ull  that implies ?  That   wonderfully   polished  kitchen nlova, and  the endless  Scrubbing of  every   board,   the  doing  everything certnin   days,   wash  Mon-  idays,  etc.   No. I don't do  it.  Life  is  too short for that sort of thing.   My  plan is  to be cleanly, orderly, try to  cook well,  and  let  the  polishing  go,  ppending the time thus saved in some  . port of ntudy or profitable reading."  1   I heartily agreed with her, knowing  Jaer house  to be  as  daintily neat   as  possible, and she is considered an ex-  Pie No, 2,���������Two cups chopped rhubarb, one and .a quarter cups sugar.  Put in shallow saucepan with quarter   cup   water   and   cook   very   fast.  When cold, line a pie plate with paste  wet the rim, add the rhubarb and lay  j three or four bars of paste across,  forming, diamond-shaped spaces, put  a rim about the pie, wash over with  the beaten white of an egg and bake  in  a quick oven   15  minutes.  Pie No. 3.���������Beat one egg with three-  quarters cup (sugar, and one tablespoon flour. To this add one cup rhubarb chopped or cut fine. Bake with  one crust. When done, cover the pic  with the beaten wbite of an egg.sweet-  en to taste, and let it brown in the  oven.  Best of All Pudding.���������One tablespoon butter, one cup sugar, one egg  well beaten, one pint flour, two teaspoons baking powder, one.cup sweet  milk, beat well and bake in two deep  pie tins. As soon as clone remove from  oven, cover with pie plant marmalade,  and this Ln turn with the wbite of  an egg and three tablespoons sugar  whipped to a stiff froth, return to the  oven  to brown. Serve  warm.  Marmalade.���������Wash, peel and cut up  the rhubarb; weigh  and  put  into a  preserving kettle and stew until tender, add sugar in proportion of pound  to-pound.,; let cook slowly; stirring  very frequently. Be careful not to let  it scorch ; an asbestos mat under the  kettle will be a safeguard. When the  sauce has a clear, jellied appearance  it is. done. Take from the fire and  put in glass jars.   '...;.:,���������  tout mm INCOME,  NEW WAYS AND MEANS HE ADOPTS  TO INCREASE IT.  Writes Letter* for Ills Comrades ��������� TUc  KejilniyiifaJ. <!ol>blcr-.lIou<>y .Uncle a  .Mai makliiR-The " ITIvnte Scliuolmus  tcr."  Tommy Atkins���������not to Bpeak of his  superior officers���������keenly feels the  disappointment of the new Army Reform Scheme, particularly in respect  of his   pay.  "high-lows," he mends, threepence on  every pair of Wellingtons, and four-  pence on each pair of riding boots,  Prices naturally increase in the case  of officers' foot-gear���������rarely, however, intrusted to any but ihe most  expert hands.  Mat-making is perhaps the most  popular of'ali methods of supplementing income. These mats arc made  from strips of old uniforms drawn  through ordinary canvas. The colour  is usually dark blue, the-centre of the  / mat being perhaps the regimental de-  vico in  red or lightj blue.  These are  genuinely    tasteful productions, and in garrison towns havo  Tommy -had conjured up many a j market value among lojal tradesmen  pleasant speculation about his shit- ( of from 35s. to������2 10s. -As frequent-  ling a day being doubled-only to | I>T. *s not they are. purchased by ihe  ,.,,.. ...       ,   ,,r.4.i    f������������������j   1 wives of the. regimental officers, and  find his hopes shattered. With four- j [n many  casM  by  bachelor. 0r������icer3>  teen   shillings  a week  and   his    ra  j for use in quarters. Their price in  these instances usually increases to  double the  trade  allowance.  Doing "batman" duty for a "toff,*  as monied rankers are called, or for  a corporal  or sergeant,  is  of course  ! an ordinary way of turning a supple-  tions and quarters thrown in, tho  question of marrying " on the  strength," becomes less visionary to  the private soldier than it might appear to  the mere civilian. ...������������������'  ���������   ;,���������        , ..���������   .  ' I mentary shilling.  The price  of    this  How he  actually makes up  the de- j kind of ^^ ^ ^ one _10fi   a  ficiency of his revenue in order to j month. An officer's servant g-ets  maintain his modest menage isj an j about lG.s. a month exclusive of tips,  interesting study in the working, of   Batman duty is^riot an* employment  '��������� ���������      ,     -   much sought     after,  as  the' servant  THAT TITiED FEELING. : '  It comes from wearied nerves and  bile. You have been eating dried fruit  and breathing kiln-dried air all winter  and becoming generally congested by  sudden variations of beat and cold.  Leave drugs alone ; walk in the open  air ; keep your mind as free from worry as possible; eat salads, oranges,  apples, lemons, spinach, cranberries,  take little coffee, less pastry; substitute hominy, wellcooked, for oatmeal, and "let up" on meat. Sleep in  a well-ventilated room; take one hundred deep breaths: a day, ten at a  (   pert cook.   But she .would as lief go [ time, and be thankful .you are alive.  !. WELL TO KNOW.  i Charcoal is. one of the best sweeteners of the breath. One or two charcoal tablets may be taken between  meals of after eating, as occasion re-,  quires. Murray's charcoal tablets are  very palatable and dissolve in the  mouth  readily:  Lime water will, correct acidity of  the stomach and a feverish breath.  Never resort to perfumed lozenges to  conceal bad breath. Remove the cause  and the breath will be pure and  sweet.  ListerLne is an all round purifier and  antiseptic for- the mouth. One-half  toaspoonful of table ������alt in a glass  of water is also an excellent mouth  ���������wash.       1  ways and  means.   Here are some  cu  his methods.  . No regiment exists in "'the*''service  which does not possess one; .or more  "letter-writer." The man who  writes letters for his comrades���������who  "ain't no scholars,"���������at sixpence a  letter, rarely fails to increase his  daily pay by, the price: of at least  one letter. The process of writing  these letters is a laborious one,: inasmuch as it is difficult to convey by  proxy the requisite amount ofv. sympathy felt by "Bill" for his "Elizar,'  and at the earns time, as an agent,  to maintain sufficient facial self-control to inspire the principal with confidence enough to unbosom his heart  to the object of his affections, and  tell the truth, and nothing' hut the  truth. In this case, the labourer is  certainly worth  his hire.  Nor is any regiment complete without its "snob-shop," or cobbler's den.  Here, when his day's duty is over,   ;  ���������AN EXPERT,  COBBLER;  can earn  twopence on  every .pair of  is perpetually at the beck' and call  of his master for services not strictly  within ,the meaning of batmanship. *  ANOTHER MODE OF LOG-ROLLING  has now practically passed away. In  former times an old uoldier would  take up .a raw recruit, and "learn"  him how to soldier. In return, he, annexed the recruit's pay, allowing him  two half-pints of beer a day and a  "rimer,'���������a pennyworth of bread and  cheese���������for lunch and supper. Besides this, he watched over the youngster's welfare, safeguarding his kit  and protecting liim in other ways.  This old-time B3'stem has been done  away.with to a great extent, not, it  must be admitted to the. advantage  of the recruit whose inexperience is  now exposed to the unscrupulousnoss  of any sharper who crosses his path.  HIS PREFERENCE,  Having extended to the Chinese  Prince the official invitation to com-,  mit suicide, we asked him, tentatively, what  method ho fancied.  A lingering one, he  replied.";    .-.  Wb pressed him for details.  I think I shall commit suicide by  slow poison, he said at length, Say  by drinking two cups of coffee per  diem.   \     '      1   .  ��������� ���������   \  Te^  ���������v,*'  \  I!  \\  w  ���������  ,'<  5 !  i  I  11  I!  S IV  I  i.  1.  r \  .'J  }i .?���������  /  ,1  S'  ,-i \  ill-  )1  W i  ���������:'  t  H  i  It  v  fev?  : iV.p'J-^-'iiipPir I .VV/*..-,  mr COULD BETRAY BEITAE  HOW   CERTAIN  POOR   BRITISHERS  MIGHT COIN MILLIONS.  How London Is Guarded From Hostile  Fleets-Nine Jack Tara Might Cripple  the British Navy���������Skilled Labourers  Guard the Secrets of Woolwich Ar-  senaL  There are half a dozen men who;  . hold in their hands' the fate of London, for they alone are possessed of  the secret that guards the Einpire'3  capital. Down by the Lower Hope,  where the Thames bends away from  the 'sea, there are mines under water  which prevent any hostile fleet from  ascending the river'.'  There is a little cottage among the  - marshes there, just like a score of  other cottages around, and it holds  a secret electric switch, connected by  wire' with those mines. If an enemy's  ships of war tried to pass" up the  Hope, 'one movement of the hand in  that cottage could blow theni all to  atoms. The great secret is held by  six men���������not big generals, but' men  of the people���������and there is no sum  any big Power would not give them  if they chose to sell the secret. Once  known, a dependent of the enemy  could either throw a bomb into the  'cottage, and thus cut off the connection by blowing everything to  pieces, or explode the mines by  stealth., Then London would be at  the ' mercy of the enemy's light-  draught vessels, for the forts on the  bank are obsolete.  There is one high authority who  knows where the switch.is, one engineer, and four subordinates, any of  whom could get, say ������100,000 to-morrow for that secret.  The number of subordinate Jack  Tars who could  ',:������������������'CRIPPLE- THE  BRITISH   NAVY,  ia about  nine.      Any  of  these could  secure and dispose of one of the secret signal code-books.     Others might  get it, with luck; but they would be  detected, while these nine might manage' it    with    safety   to  themselves.  Any; big    naval    Power    would pay  Specie up to a large amount for one  of these    books,  provided    the theft  were_ not    known.   In  time  of  war,  our .ships" would be practically helpless if the enemy knew, our code; for  every order from' the flagship would  be read and forestalled.     There have  been  one    or  two    scares about the  thefts of code-books by outsiders; but  they have proved false, and no one of  the  nine ' has. ever'been  suspected.  .The  plans  of   the   defences of  important.'  forts���������especially    the  most  modern ones���������ure  known  to a round  dozen  of   the     rank  arid  file of the  Army���������non-co!mrois?h. "red officers all.  The obtaining of tk ���������    by any foreign  nation- would Tend*.-    m<s forts practically useless in time of war; andif.it  were   known   beforehand,  all   the betrayed forts, would have to be abandoned,  and built elsewhere on different plans, ufc a cost to the nation of  some ������6,00)0,030.  It woukl lie utterly impossible for  a soldier whro had ever had the smallest connectijon with any other country to be entrusted with these great  secrets; and there has never yet  been a whisper of any disloyalty.  Yet, if one of the holders, of the secrets liked to sell his knowledge  abroad, he would be given a princely  sum, home, and protection for life.  The pay of these holders of the nation's honor is about ������1 a week, and  even- their .families do not know of  their knowledge.     They are all  .BOUND TO UK'TEETOTALLERS.  There axe also the Army spy-books,  which are mostly official property,  and very carefully guarded; but there  are a couple of "non-coms" who could  get at theise if they chose. The  price that would be paid for them  abroad is. enormous, for they contain  all the secret information obtainable about the defences, of other Powers. .'. '  .   The   most .vitally  important of all,  such secrets, however, are the plans  of the great arsenals. All of these  have weak points. Though the explosion of a dynamite bomb would  not wreck Woolwich, or any other big  arsenal, there is a way in which it  could be done, for there is one spot  in every arsenal which it is impossible to guard. Armed with that  knowledge; a foreign agent, who did  not mind losing his life in- the hour  of success���������there are plenty such always in Britain���������could deprive Britain of her greatest explosive depots  ^t the time of her direst need. That  secret is known to four men, each  earning the wage of an average skilled  labourer.  HOTEL IN A SEWER.  Serve?   Over   GO   lircukiast*  ji   Day���������One  Thrives in a tiravi'^nrd.  The most 'remarkable hotel in! ihe  world is that situated in ihe\Parisian  sewers, almost immediately beneath  the Madeline Church, and which' is  patronized exclusively by the municipal scavengers.  Entrance to it can be- had dry-shod  at certain hours. At all other times  a boat lias to be- employed. The interior is singularly neat and' clean,  despite the hoisomeness of the surroundings, and between G!) and 70  breakfasts and dinners are served  therein daily. There are also provided  three .beds for the use of the night  watchmen who patrol the great main  drain which runs tunnel-wise beneath the gay city. The- hotel constitutes Paris foundations.  The exact antithesis to this subterranean place of entertainment is  the Hotel Savai, located in the Chang-  la, a pass in Ladak, or Western Thibet. This is the highest hotel in the  world. The building is over 10,000 feet  above the level of tho sea. ��������� The extreme height of the pass is 18,308 feet.  There is at least one- Irotcl in the  world which is built in a graveyard,  and this hotel, which is one of the  largest in Central America, and by-  far the largest in Belize, Honduras,  is surrounded by tombstones. As  t.his old and abandoned cemetery was,  located in the center of, the town,  and afforded an excellent: site for a  hotel, the necessary permission was  obtained from the authorities, and in  less than a year a large and hand-'  some building .was erected. In digging the foundations hundreds of  skulls were discovered, all of which  were carefully collected and interred  in the new cemetery. The hotel possesses a room in which service is conducted by a local'.-���������; preacher every  Sunc^.y. '.';.,'.  US HOUR WITH DHOLE SAM  PERSONAL   AND   POLITICAL  NEWS  ABOUT THE BUSY YANKEE.  .Velghborly Interest In Ills ISoln<{s-Halters  of Moment and Mirth leathered Eioin  His Kocorsls.  In the United States' navy 52 percent of the petty officers and 42 per  cent of the seamen are foreign born.  The city of Boston has increased  its debt by ������3,124,442 since December  30th. 1898. The debt is now ������84,420,-  378.98.  Nearly one-half the persons in the  United States die when they arc  children.  W'ork has-been begun on a new  railroad to connect Chicago and  Toledo.  The total value of gifts made to  Harvard University last year was  ������531,519.  The sea encroached less upon the  land at Coney.Island last winter lhan  ever before.  Kansas '"'law characterizes a place  where liquor is sold contrary to law  as a common nuisance.  Texas, has been regarded for some  years as one of the coming states in  the petroleum industry.  In 1S90 the' mineral products of the  United States amounted to ������019,000,-  000, and in 1899 to ������970,000,000.  Pensacola has a harbour worthy to j  rank with that'of Naples for all the  purposes valuable to a nation.  The death of Benjamin Harrison  leaves the nation with only one living ex-President���������Grover Cleveland.  There were 2,507.90 miles of streets  in New York city on September 30th  last.  Five Chinese girls were'sold at public auction in San Francisco the other  day, the prices realized ranging from  ������1,700 to ������2,500.  Additions'to Grace church, New  York, are so extensive that the plans  which have been drawn call for an  expenditure  of  ������118,000.  The reduction of taxes goes into  effect on'July, 1st, but purchases of  stamps will decrease perceptibly at  least a month earlier.  than Great Britain, Italy and Austria, or France and Germany (v:n-  bined.  Gifts  to    educational    instilu :  churches, libraries, art rnusqum: .'.::  charilh's  in    the   United   State;!   I;.sc  year reached the  total of ������00,261.UJU*  Oklahoma is.'a very fertile section-  of country, and its products are  such as to make it certain that there  will be .a large immigration in tha  future.  The total prison population of New  York State is' 10,701, a decrease in  five years of 1,900. The state prisons contain 3,380 and the penitentiaries 9,187  convicts.  -^*-  STRANGE    CASE   OF  IMPERSONA'i  TION.        '   ���������  -The cases are not many where women have successfully impersonated  men, but there are a few. One of the  most extraordinary is that of an  English      woman    named ��������� Catherine  Coome, aged eixty-six. According to  her own utory she was married when  she was fifteen, but for the last  forty years tihe has represented herself as a man. Her occupations seem  to have been various. Bat after two  years at sea as captain's cook on a  P. and O. liner-she went so fur as to  marry a young woman whom edie met  at Hampton Court, and lived with her  at Tluddersfield for fourteen years.  Her sex .was only discovered when she  was compelled to go to the workhouse.  It was on the day of the Queen's  birth, Kay 24t.h, 1819, that the first  trans-Atlantic steamer started from  Savannah  for  Liverpool   Militarism is now costing the United   States  ������400,000,000  a year   ���������more  THE BAY  OF  MOST DISASTERS.  The ill-repute of Friday as an unlucky day is shown by some current  statistics to be undeserved. A' careful investigation, largely through  official channels, has been made of  the. matter ia Germany, and an a result it is found that: of 9,043 weekly  accidents and disasters, such as art*  commonly attributed to bad luck, 1,-  674 occurred on Monday, 1,551 on  Tuesday, 1,031 on Wednesday, 1,547 on  Thursday, 1,038 oh -Friday, ],638 on,  Saturday, and 209 on Sunday. The  most noteworthy feature of these  figures, apart from their vindication  of Friday, is'the-uniformity,'-of distribution of mishaps among the six  .secular days of the week, \ho. difference between the most rfnd the least  "unlucky" days being less than one-  tenth. The day of most disasters is  Monday.  The Vesta cotton mill, of Charleston, S. C, found negro labor to be  a failure, but out of hundreds of  southern cotton mills not more than  half a dozen, if as many, have tried  the experiment of negro labor.  A' FINE CATCH. '  A'   London    gentleman    returning  from an unsuccessful .fishing expedition encountered   on  his   way   a professional angler.  How do you do? said the former ;  I rejoice to see that you have been  more successful than 1. . .Would you,  for a consideration, part with a few  of your fish, that I may not return :  to my   family  empty-handed ?  The professional, angler said he  would, and the gentleman went on  his way with all the trout caught by  his more  successful  acquaintance.  Ho met, a little later on, another  gentleman, .who eyed his fish, and  stopped  to   speak   to  him.  Did you catch those fish yourself?  he said.   <  The gentleman said Yes, and assorted, moreover, that he was ashamed to take home so/ few, saying that  his usual catch was much larger.  Indeed, said the other, then come  with me, for I am an officer, and  have for a long time been lying in  wait for men who catch! trout out of  season.  Whereupon he took him before a  justice of the peace, who fined him  ������2. .     m ..   ....  The Presbytery of Chicago has  pledged itself to raise ������100,000 during  the next five years, to bo used in' the  erection of new churches in that  city  and  its  suburbs.  Just at the threshold of womanhood, that trying- period when the  whole system is undergoing- a complete change, many a girl falls a  victim of Chlorosis or Green Sickness. Her disposition changes and she  becomes morose, despondent and melancholy. The appetite is changeable, digestion imperfect and weariness and fatigue, are experienced on  the slightest exertion. Blondes become pallid, waxy and puffy,  brunettes become muddy and grayish in color, with bluish black rings  under the eyes.  Examination shows a remarkable decrease in the quality of the  blood. Iron and such other restoratives as are admirably combined in  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food are demanded by the system. The regular and  persistent use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food cannot fail to benefit any girl  or young woman suffering from chlorosis, feminine irregularities or  weaknesses resulting from poor blood and exhausted nerves. It reconstructs wasted tissue, gives color to the cheeks and new vitality to every  organ of the body.  50 cents a box, 6 boxes for $2.50 ; at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates& Co., Toronto,  'Agents wanted for Dr. Chase's Last and Complete Receipt Book and Household  ���������Physician,  l%gffi3$^ffi?wp^ THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 18, 1901.  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1901.  THE OCTOPUS.  The American. Smelter Trust is en-  ���������   djeavoring to convince   the   silver-lead  producers of the Slocan that it ia high  charges of the C. P. R. for the transport  of ores to the boundary that prevents  them from paying what must be paid  for silver-lead ores to make the mines  profitable.   Some of our mine owners  actually believe their yarn, and are influenced  accordingly., There  is, however, one very strong proof this is not  the case.   It is a fact the   American  mine owners, where C. P. R. rates do  not prevail, are now complaining of the  treatment they are receiving from the  Octopus, and are likely to shut un their  properties as ours are being 'shut up if  the situation is not changed at once. In  fact the owners have already called a  meeting to consider the situation, and  see what they can do to help themselves  as the octopus has submitted a cast iron  agreement for all to sign :  The price of gold is fixed at if 19 per  -ounce, whereas the trust will receive  $20.07 per ounce for it. The rates are  based partly an the railway freight  charges, and as the railways are going  into the hands of the same financial  kings, the smelter trust will be in a position to make rebates on freight to itself,  while charging the full tariff to the  miner.  An ore containing $30 worth of mineral and paying $10 per ton freight, will  pay $17 per ton treatment charges, thus  leaving the miner $3 out of which to pay  the cost of operating his mine and profit  for himself. Such a mine must close  down at once. A $50 ore paying $11 per  ton freight, will pay $18.50 treatment  charges, leaving $20.50 per ton for the  miner. The treatment charges are an  increase on the prevailing rates.  Colorado Springs, (Col.) April 28th.���������  Messrs. Tutt and Penrose, managing  directors of the Philadelphia and Standard Eeduction !Works at Colorado  City, have gone to New York for the  avowed purpose of transferring their  - two reduction works to the American  Smelting and Eefinery Company. The  plants have a joint capacity of 1500 tons  a day, and have been operating steadily  bn Cripple Creek ores, which, owing to  low .rates, were diverted from the  smelters. '  Three months ago the trust reduced  prices in low grade Cripple Creek ores,  with the result that the reduction plants  have been compelled to sue for terms.  The, two mills at Colorado City have  been able to keep open owing to the  heavy contracts at former higher rates,  but now that these have expired they-  have not succeeded in getting further  at prices that would leave a profit.  The Dunsmuir government railway  bill just passed the House will meet  with general approval in the country.  It will not satisfy those who appear to  lay great stress on Hill's competition,  but that cannot be helped. In a word  the bill guarantees substantial assistance to any ^company that wants to  build roads where they are deeded, it  secures the government in interest on  the loan and holds the control of rates  in the hands of the government. As we  see things, the bill gives equal privileges to all railway companies, and special privileges to none. If the Hill people mean all they say about competition���������that they intend to cut rates to  the lowest paying figure, government  A    GOOD   STORY  A certain young lady in delicate health was advised by her  doctor to take a half-teaspoon-  ful of Scott's emulsion of cod-  liver oil after dinner���������once a  day���������and found herself almost  suddenly growing robust.  So small a dose is by no  means the rule; the rule is  whatever the stomach will bear  ������������������not more. Another rule is:  take it on every least occasion,  but not too much; don't overdo it.  We'll send you a little to tiy,if you like.  SCOTT & BOWNK,. Chemists, Toronto.  There was a strong plea  for liberal aid j w-.s-Pji\B,wllY  to the C. P. JR. main line,  for it ua'saj  great venture, and one that even many !  wise men thought could not pay for a  lifetime.     Now, ' however,   that   it  ia  known to pay, and that there are assurances--branch--lines will pay,  railway  companies like others must be forced to  take their share of business  speculations.  Jl. T.T\nui:jl  ���������Sandon, B .C.      ' Now Denver, ft. C.        '*'  DREWRY & TW1GG   ?!  control can do them no injury, as the  government will ask no company to  operate a road at a financial loss. The  conditions should also meet the wish of  those who clamor for government ownership, for ownership is never desired  for any other purpose' than the control  of rates, which the government holds  by the act. If the Hill people see money  in a railway at paying rates only, they  have a free hand to go .on and build the  Coast-Kootenay railway: if they want  more than this, their demands are in  excess of their representations and cannot be conceded. If on the other hand  the C. P. R. builds this line, the rates  are controlled by the government,which  secures all that can be got by competition.   There is one feature of the case  After all that has been said  and written about'mining in  this country, capitalists in Eastern Canada and the old  country have but'a very imperfect idea  of proper methods of investment.   The  very moment that  any large  property  shows up well' the  biting seems  to be  after  that   property,  not   stopping  to  think   that  even   a diamond   may be  bought too dear.   Even  the largest of  our mines must yet become mined out���������  extinct���������and it"is a question for capitalists to consider whether or not they will  be able to get their big price out of it in  clear profit and interest during the interval, before the end comes.    Mining  in any case is more or less of a gamble,  and a much safer plan for the capitalists  to take is to put their egs  in different  baskets.   There are plenty of mines in  this country in which mineral is found  in   the  ledges   that  can   be bought at  figures ranging from   $10,000 upwards.  Common sense would show it is much  safer for a capitalist to buy 100 of these  at $10,000 each than it is to put a million  into one alone.   In the one sense, in  buying a property at that stage, the purchaser secures all there is in it; and in  the next place he   has   .100 chances to  make his money on the one he has in  buying the large property.   However,  in the face of all advice people often fol-  Doniininu and Provincial'Lurid Survey  Civil ami Mining EnKiheers.  Bedford & .McNeil Code.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER..  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C. .  M. L. GRIMMETT, iX. B.  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  i  TDir.  iN/EcDr^^ison,!!  Cor. Ward and Baker Sts.v, Nelson, B.C.  the pubjic will rejoice at���������it is this���������the I iow their own instincts,  day of  railway   plunder  of public re-  sources  in   British   Columbia is over  The people of Canada. have been liter  allv  robbed   in   the face  by railways-  Health in her beaming eyes, health in  her glowing cheek, health in her merry  laugh. Yet country air and country  hours can't save her from the common  experience of women ��������� an experience  ���������which dulls the eye, pales the cheek,  and turns the laugh to a sigh. Womanly  ills come to almost all. But for these  ills there is help and healing in Dr.  Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It regulates the periods, stops unhealthy drains,  cures inflammation, ulceration and female weakness. It makes weak women  strong, sick women well.  "Miss Ella Sapp, of Jamestown, Guilford Co.,  N. C., writes: " I had suffered three years or  more lit monthly periods. It seemed as though  I would die with pain in my back and stomach.  I could not stand without fainting; had given  up all hope of ever being cured, when one of  my friends insisted upon my trying Dr. Pierce's '  Favorite Prescription. .With but little faith I  tried it, and before I had taken half a bottle I  felt better���������had better appetite and slept better.  Now I am happy to say I am entirely cured, and  all done in two months' time, when all other  medicines had failed to do any good at all."  Biliousness is cured by the use of Dr.  Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.  Young Mclnnis said in the House the  other day. that if his father had formerly known as much of the Hon. J. H.  Turner as he did then, he probably  never would have dismissed the Turner  government. This looks like feelincfthe  way for a seat in the Cabinet. The  name of Mclnnes stinks in the nostrils  of the people of this province, and if  Premier Dunsmiur, who now stands  very well with the people, wants to sink  himself and his government out ol sight  hewill give young Mclnnes a seat in  his Cabinet.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regulnr r-onmmnication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in each month at S p. hi.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  A. 15. DOCKSTEADEr", Sec'y. <  Atlantic mum? -ticdr  To and frorri European points via Canadian'-  and American lines.   Apply, for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any C I'.R. agent  or H. W. Harbour, Agent, Sandon,  W.P. H. Cummings, Gen.S.S. A|>eni,Winnipeg  Established 1858.  Mines illIteiiiigan Ilasiii.  The mines in McGuigan basin have  been working for some time and a number  of the promising prospects will be opened up shortly. These properties will  not be effected by the refinery question  at the present time, as they are only  doing development work. Some 65G  tons of ore were shipped in the last  f jiir months.  The Rambler-Cariboo has a smelter  contract, which enables the mine to  ship steadily. Some 75 to 100 men are  employed, underground. Rich finds of  ore have been encountered in the lower  tunnel and a 100-foot winze will be  started from this point.  The lied Foxare working a- small staff  of men and at present on the Aritoine  vein which crosses the property.  The Soho,a group of fourteen claims,  is managed by J., C. Ryan.. Last week  a most important strike on this mine  was inads, a showing of 10 inches of  galena was encountsd in the lower level  at a depth of 300 feet, and work is still  continued in these workings. The  longest tunnel has now reached 1350  feet in length and is a complete passage  through the top of the mountain.  Work is progressing on the Antoine,  where a long crosscut tunnel is being  driven to tap the vein at depth.  The Washington, Dardanelles, Great  Western and Silver Bell will be opened  up when the snow goes.  R. Smith & Co.  flannfacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  WW 1 IMMll  11  VI  TORIA, B.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER. B. C.   .  The Deliver House  j.gogg'������������������'���������'���������.:  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 desirsd  for comfort. .  NELSON & CO... Proprietors.  m  w  i  i  Sh  Everybody Wants  the Best Goal.  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the best and cheapest. -This coal  will-make thehofctestand brightest fires,  besides it is earily handled,- as it is very  clean.    We have it for all kinds of grate  E. #. Cameron.  ������ ���������  I  Dt  %  rJ.x   . 'THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 18, 1901;  my Not Try It Here?  A new process which  has passed the  experimental stage,' and-1-is   now being  , used   successfully   at  .-Dolgelly, North  Wales, being apparently what is needed  to treat Slocan ores, is the Elmore process of concentration of minerals by oil.  Its great feature,"to -this section, is that  by this process minerals that flour too  finely to be saved by .any other known  process, such as sulphides, grey copper,  tellurides and kindred ores, can be con-  centraled and their values saved by this  new invention.   The cause which has  led to so   many of  our Slocan concentrating plants bavins'  to shut down���������  their inability to save the values in the  ore owing to the'mineral   flouring and  floating off with the water���������can  now be  remedied.   As this new discovery is of  such importance, to   this,  section a full  description   of   what, is   being accomplished   by it   at the Glasdir   Copper  Mines   in   North  Wales will be of interest: ' _   ���������  The rock from the mine, after passing  through the usual stone-breakers, is  crushed in a pair of Cornish Rolls, and  run thence to two Huntington Mills,  , wherein it is reduced; to pass through a  30-hole screen, and , issues ��������� therefrom  , with just sufficient water'to make it into  a freely flowing pulp/ From the Huntington Mills the "pulp passes directly  1 into the open'end oi a horizontal rotating drum, inside of which is fixed a  helix with cross blades or buckets,which  lift up the pulp to certain height and  drop it again,' at the same time profiling it forward ;lo the opposite end of the  drum. Withthe pulp is also admitted  a small quantity-of a thick, sticky oil  (the residue left in the stills iu the refining of paraiine oil). This oil is, of  'course, subject to the same agitation as  the pulp, and is consequently tumbled  about with it, and exercises, the remarkable property of sticking to and buoying up the particles of mineral that are  floating about or suspended in the pulp;  but it does'not stick to,or have any  effect "diatever upon the particles of  rock which are present in much greater  number. The oil and pulp automatically  discharge from the opposite end of the  drum into a pointed box or spitzkasten,  in which the tailings or rock at once  settle down and flow off with the water  at the bottom, whilst the- oil, by reason  of its buoyancy, floats to the top and  carries up with-it practically all the  values which-the ore contained. From  the pointed box the oil with its load of  mineral flows.off continuously to a specially constructed centrifugal machine,  where the oil-is extracted from the mineral, (which is left,in the machine)., the  oil being at once ready for re-use. The  concentrates'are left in the machine,  dry and almost free from oil.  The loss of oil has been found to be  it Glasdir l1^ gallons per ton of ore  treated, and may be taken as varying  -recording to ore and "other conditions  letween one and three gallons per ton.  The oil ia a very cheap class.  v  !I^_^^^���������.^|J    "^^  1 ^?nr^^r^B������tfc--7^^^^.jU^   **��������� Ba^^  il9    ^   *^"_ B'l frafllffiS^i  WmM  Sfl\ 'ft  1 ^W^^ulr^^^^&^ff  w  \u SffiESSSKiSnW��������� /���������^(KiPAnt^^S-  MmmSC'i  mf  }fj=~  1 \  II ,^>  hMOO  JJC  k^NKStw"  ^ffij/.y ///������������������/ T \  In addition to our made-to-order department, which  will always be kerjt up to'the pink of perfection, we have  put in a'fine assortment of all  Fonifelite  4  s  I  L_J,    P^.,  Our Boots and Shoes,"Underclothing-, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just.what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  CJAJs/LBJJE^OK!.  ..TINSMITH' AND   PLUMBER.  lias on hand a fine line of  Pliiiiilring- Goofls���������Call and  get prices on Plumbing and  Sleet-Metal Wori.  REMEMBER ROOFS'PUT ON  BY   ME   DO   NOT   LEAK.  ������������������tia������t(������e������������e(������*������tt<t������<������������rtt8Atee**o<e(89toe8������t������������(������t|  The BIG Store.  9 <.''iii,i-M'i,f'ii'iIni't,i'ii,^i'iiM1iM>w<ii'i,i<ifw<t/'(ii<ii<i.i<in.i'<n.f'M'i.r't('uvi.i'.i'i.<vi.f<u'i.  i First SMpment of Spring Dry Goods  1 Just Arrived and More on tlie Way.  , We are Offering Special Values in Cress Goods  : Qaipets, Ollclotlis, Tapestry,- Spares, Curtains.  Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries?  THE HUNTER=KENDRICK CO. LTD.  ������  o  B  O  .0  e  ���������  9  0  e  9  9  ���������  ������  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  9 00000000060000000 06 000900000000000000909000000000000  THE  PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold, Silver-! ead and Copper alines wanted at the EXCHANGE. '''  FRKE MILLING GOLD properties minted at ojh-o for Eastern investors.  Parties having mining property lor sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the  EXCHANGE for exhibition. .  All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.  Correspondence solicited:  Address all communications to  Telephone No. 101.      P. O. Box 700.,  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B. C.  Z'Twa fyoars at. ifame."  M  81 U  AND  Of Edinburgh. Scotland,acknowledged  <y all critics to he the Greatest Scottish  j'hitertaincrs, will appear in tho  MINERS' UNION HALL,  ������������������'���������;���������ox���������  ".,,��������� :.'  Wednesday,  Admission 75c.    Reserved "Seats $1.00  Secure your seats early.  Plan at Donaldson's drugstore.  The following are some of the many  interesting   books,   with   cloth'  binding  and ' strong paper  covers lately received at  Cl'ifle's  bookstore. .  Black Epck......'........-.................... $ 75  Geo.,Ade's Fabies in Slang.............    75  Monsieur B.eaucaire  1 25  An Eyentfirl Night ���������.'.' ..     (JO  Red'Bock ..-..      75  The Court of Boyville  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 Ti ensure      75  and  many  others.  W. L MUMAY & CO. LIMITED, TOMTO.  A fine stock.of new A������allPaper  just arrived and more:  on.   the   way. ���������  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  & QMFFB  Bookseller and Stationer,  SANDON,     -     -    B.C.  WRITE FOR SAMPLES.  Not many'women care to choose a Silk dress without first seeing- what we have to offer. We've been selling' Silks' now nearly  half a century. If we hadn't sold good Silks, we'd not be able to  point today to a Silk trade of enormous proportions. We'll cheerfully send you samples of Silks, Black or Colors. We'll give you  handsome qualities at lesser prices than you pay at home for  ordinary Silks.  Black Silks at 50c to.$3.50 the yard,  and all the prices between.  W. '4. Miirrayi Co. Limited. IEIP������-  "mmmmmmmmmMm^  jSRiiKWE  m . i\������m,  ������.3flWfTBrt7i,'SKMi  ajil^-MiWAwitf;;,  ���������i(ft\irtuii#iwe������*M**������"i������J<^^������,^j������^5',I'i������m^*w''^^ir*i������VT."i.*y������Tif������i^^A.*^trtv^t*ui*������.������������-'������i.���������������!������������������  -{nr-r  KITCHENER AT HIS DUTY,  OUTLINE OF HIS PLAN OF CAMPAIGN  IN SOUTH AFRICA:  Tis Greek Meeting Greek���������Two; Can Play  a Waiting Game ��������� '-It's Dogged as  Does It."���������Great Generalship Required.  i   Edgar   B.   Wallace   writes   thus   in  the London Dally Mail of Lord Kitchener and his' methods in the prosecution of  the Transvaal campaign :  ' ,   He, Lord Kitchener, knows  that'if  'the war  is to be brouglit  to a satisfactory conclusion, that end will only  he arrived at by plodding dogged perseverance, and by playing the   Boers1  at' their   own   game,    and   damaging  ��������� them.;in   the  most   effective  manner.  ��������� You cannot defeat the Boer by calling him names. He runs away and  glories hi it. You cannot get near  enough to call him a coward, 'nor  would that epithet sting' him to the  fighting point. It is a part of Brother Boer's tactics to run, and he  makes us run after him; it is a pari:  of the tiring but process, and the dominating maxim of the outlying commando is :  "We who  fight  and  run  away,  ��������� Live to fig-lit with Da la Rey."  Kitchener, knows this and where another general might have been covering sheets of foolscap with general  ideas for Surrounding and capturing  the flying burghers, Kitchener is  steadily and calmly removing to well  guarded centres the means of flight.  Firstly, the burghers must have food  ���������so we are fringing the food in. Then  they must have [horses, so the country  from the Urange to ihe Crocodile is  being denuded of horses.  ��������� The horses must', 'have forage, and  the forage of the country is, stored or  turn t.  Imagine if you can Kitchener's  task. Think of the enormous tract of  country over jivhich our operations are  extended, and you will realize to some  extent that in Pretoria is the only possible general for the work in hand���������  a work that demands better generalship than would he required of the  commander of an army corps in a  ���������European ���������war.  .WHAT   KITCHENER  HAS TO    DO.  Contrast the position of the General Commander-in-Chief engaged,  say, in a war against France.  He would have under his command  several compact army corps moving  in an area restricted by the boundaries of   neutral countries.  .Little strategy would be called for,  except in the events oft a general  European conflagration there is no  room i;i the future for purely/ strategical movements.  Certain recognized positions avi 1L be  held or taken and the rest will be  a. matter  of tactics.  The general's, orders to his lieutenants could be made known from one  and of the country to the other within a. few hours; he would be in touch  with the enemy, whose position and  strength would be as well known to  him as his own.  His work would consist in supervising the generals of division, on whose  hands would be left the disposition  of the forceji.  In South Africa, Kitchener is the  head, middle unci feet of the army,  He runs everything and knows everything. He has divisions, brigades,  and columns, moving in all directions  over an area not less than 300,000  square miles, and lie knows the whereabouts of every one.'.  He has Home columns that are 250  miles from any railway line, and as  far from . telegraphic ���������communications.  His grasp of detail is perfect. He,  knows how many Cape carts Hen-  niker's column has, and he is aware  that there are three sick Yeomen in  hospital at Buluwayo.  THOSE UNDER HIS COMMAND.  ; His attitude towards his subordinates is peculiar, for he values man  only as a more or less parfeci; machine,  and the more perfect he is, the better  he treats him. Kitchener has no use  for fops of any sort, but he is not so  prejudiced by appearance as to order  a maa home ������>a������ause he wears an eye  glass', as uome people would have you  believe. Indeed, sonic of his best officers have an affection for the monocle".  If his manner were .translated into  words it would run something like  this:���������  '.. "I am ^our superior officer ; you  have taken service under rne, and the  world will judge (you according to your  progress. I have great power entrusted to me by the King through his Parliament, and whoever you are or whatever position (/ou fill in the social  world lean make or mar you. I want  you to do your duty, and your duty is  to do as you're told. If you do as I  bid, you shall have all the credit for  the success in obtaining which I used  you as an .instrument. If my, plans  miscarry I will take the blame���������unless  they fail through your inefficiency.  1 don't care ftvho your tailo ris or how  many clubs you may be a member of  providing you can lead your men into  action with a maximum of dash to a  minimum of risk. Idou'f want heroes  who will lead their companies up to  the cannon's mouth and reduce the  stiengthof their regiments accordingly, but steady men who will take cover  and shoot away obstruction from the  shelter of a nice convenient boulder."  Nor does Kitchener rspare himself,  as the recent, chase of De Wet testifies.  If he is not at Pretoria sitting at  the end of a telegraph wire he is somewhere down the line seeing things for  himself, and De Wet had not been long  in the Colony before Kitchener was at  De Aar, talking to the commandant of  Hopetown about the horses that, had  not been removed from the Hopetown  district.  Oh such occasions "K. of K." has a  fine  flow  of  language.      _  ODD BUTTONS.  A  SI ore  tn   the  North of Loudon   Where  They ran l(c Kousht.  There is an old /main in the North  of London who follows the somewhat  strange calling of a dealer in odd  buttons. The front serves as a shop,  and a card in the window informs all  whom it may concern that any kind of  button-can be matched within at  moderate prices.  He buys up the buttons from marine  store dealers, dressmakers and others, and norts them ii:to little boxes  which are properly labelled. You can  obtain every kind of button from his  stock, whether of pearl, bone, brass,  jet, glass, cloth, sliell or horn.  It not. infrequently happens that an  odd button is required and cannot be  obtained of drapers; the particular  pattern is not made now, or the  tradesman has sold out all his stock,  This is where the dealer in odd buttons comes in, and those, who are a  button short can get what they want  in -his  parlour.  It is cheaper to do' this, in many  cases, than to buy a dozen of another pattern, and sew them on; and  matched. He does not reckon to  matched. He does not reckon charge,  charge more than four cents- for a  button, but grateful customers often  p'ayh more.  ,     A  MARVELOUS  INVENTION..  The spectacular effect of modern  warfare will be increased immensely  by  this  unique  innovation.  The illuminating section is based  upon such novel lines that it is a  marvel ranking with wireless telegraphy, the emission of the light being made in the shape of waves���������a  point which prevents, the possibility  of premature concussion. iExperLments  made at Toulon have resulted, entirely   satisfactorily.  The rockets at present in use by  the Government now are serviceable  at a distance of eight miles, and are  made merely for signalling purposes;  therefore the extraordinary value of  the new combination, will be understood.   .|  -������-  Complaints that eleclrirj cars arc  started so suddenly that serious accidents are inexcusably frequent are  loud and emphatic in manj' parts of  New York city.  Thirty-eight in every 1,000 Englishmen who marry are oyer 50 years of  ug������.  IIILLUIIMTM SHELL  IT WILL   AUMOST REVOLUTIONIZE  MODERN WARFARE.  French Government Having Them Manu  facturcd in Large Quantities���������Effects  of the Illuminations.  The French Government is having  manufactured in vast quantities a  new. illuminating shell. It. almost will  revolutionise modern warfare, and is  by far the most important invention  In projectiles' of the present decade,  .vrites  a Paris  correspondent.   .  The active preparations being made  for a war with England have been  stimulated by the belief that this new  shell will give France an enormous  advantage in the struggle which she  proposes to precipitate. Although the  secret of the construction of the shell  has been guarded in the most careful  manner possible under ��������� the circumstances, enough has leaked, out to give  a pretty accurate idea of what it is.  It will combine the properties of  illumination and destructivehess. This  will enable an army commanding a  supply of the shells to continue fighting all' night, if necessary, and will  greatly shorten the duration of future  battles.      i  In her proposed campaign against  England, France proposes to, use these  shells Ln such a way as will enable  her to make short work of her hereditary foe. The, shell is mado adaptable  for naval funs and will permit the  ITrench fleet to bombard British ports  with  positive  impunity.  SHAPED LIKE A  BOLT.     '  ���������The properties of the lyddite shell  and the rocket are combined in this  latest and most remarkable evolution.  The shell is; about 12 inches' in length  and shaped like a bolt. Its exterior is  formed of titeel ana so finely wrought  that at a given distance it will explode.- The interior isection will still  continue.on its fatal mission until it  has reached the point sought by the  gunner. The shell has be'en-made so  small Ln its minimum grade that it  can be used in all the small-calibre rapid-firing guns, and it is made upon  the rp.pcai.ing principle.which-renders  it extremely deadly.        '.-.'.'   i     ���������  The illuminating effects are produced by a combination 1' of certain  gases, which whem released create certain waves, lasting from five to fifr  teen minutes, regulated as desired, by  the gunnel-. The shell can be-projected to any point within '������������������..the range  of an ordinary mortar or rapid-firing  gun, giving probably ah accessibility  to a distance of at least ��������� ten miles  The point of bridging the channel by  means of projectiles, therefore has not  been quite reached by France, even  yet, and.",the devoutly wished consummation remains unfulfilled.- It  was hoped that the shell ��������� might be  so made that it would be possible for  the balloon corps to utilize it, but  its exploding depends ' upon long  range resistance to the air. Such  utilization is at present impossible.  The composition which constitutes the  explosive force far out-distances the  destructive power of the contents of  the lyddite shell.  -4������-  HOUSE CLEANING   DAYS.  The boy knocked at tlm front door.  The hell  was out o������ order.  Presently somebody was heard trying to climb over the furniture in the  front hall, and a woman's voice asked;  Who is  there?  Telegraph messenger, loudly replied  the'boy. Got a message for vhe man  of the   house. .  The attic window flew open, a cob-  ivebbed head was thrust forth, and  a man with a wild, despairing voice  yelled out:'  Wrap it around a stone and throw  it up here !  The report of the New York Building Department for 1900 shows a .decrease of 50 per cent, as compared  with 1899.  A LAME BACK.  CAUSES MR. C. H.  WILCOX YEARS  OF GREAT SUFFERING.  Injured Bis Spine Whlle/Liftine, and tho  Doctors Told Him He Would Neves  Fully Keeover���������But He is Once B������or������  Free From tho Trouble.  From the Brockville Recorder.  In the .western section of Leeds  county, there is no man: better known  than Mr. Chas. H. Wilcox. He has resided in the vicinity of Mcintosh  Mills for years, and during much of  the time has conducted a very successful saw-milling business. All of  Mr. Wilcox's neighbors know that he  was a great sufferer for years from a  lame hack, and mast of them know  that this affhictiou has now happily  passed away. Mr. Wilcox says he  owes this happy release from pain to  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and those  who knpw him will not for an instant question the sincerity of his  statement. He gives the story of his  suffering and subsequent cure in the  following statement:���������" One day,  while working iu the mill, and engaged in iifting lumber 1 had the,  misfortune to severely wrench my  back. I was bo badly injured that I  had to be carried home, and for six  months I was practically unable to  move, and suffered great torture. The  doctor told me that I had injured my  spine and that I would never fully recover from its effects. At last 1 was  able to go about again, but was far  from being the man I had been before.  For years I suffered almosc continually from pains in the back.and was unable to lift any h,cavy .weight. At  times the pain was so bad that I was  unable to work at all,and I was often confined to the house for days at  a time. During this time I was treated by four different doctors but their  treatment did not seem to do me any  good. They toid me that, owing to  the injury to my spine my back  would.always be weak. Seeing that  the doctors were unable to help me,  and having read of the many cures  resulting from thei use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, I decided to give,  them a trial, and procured a supply.  Very soon I could see that they w-ero  relieving me a little and this encouraged me to cotttinae their use. In all  I took about ten boxes and when  they were finished my back was as  strong as ever. The pains that,had  racked my body for so many years  had entirely, disappeared, my back  felt as strong' as before the injury.  It is now. two years since I discontinued the use of the pills and in all  that time I have not had an achq or:  pain, so that 1 may safely say that  my cure is permanent. I would advise all similar sufferers to try Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills, for knowing  what they have /.lone for me, I am  confident that they cannot be lesa '.  successful in other cases." ."'���������'���������'  These pills are sold by all dealers in >  medicine o<r may be had by mail at  50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine. Co., Brockville, Ont.  Do not take any substitute or any  other remedy alleged to be "just as-  good." ;  INVESTMENTS OF ROYALTIES. ..  American securities are a favorite  form of investment in the Royal  Families of the Continent, and they  take their place with English investments. The German Emperor has  nearly yiree-quarters of a million in  American debenture, bonds. The amount of his English investments ia  not known, and eare is taken to hide  their nature. The Austrian Royal  Family have investments in Germany and in England. The Czar has  almost a million in American railways and about half a million in British securities. The King of Sweden  prefers brewery investments, and has  his savings widely invested. The investments of the Italian Royal Fain-  ilv  are   mainly   in  England.  ���������I  m  w  V  n  h  Jl  1 BIBS A PEISOIER,  A. Sundridfije Farmer Closely Confined to His Own House-  ftccently Liberated, He -Hastens to  Write an Open Letter, Telling of Hia  years of Misery; and His Miraculous  Escape.  Sundridge, Out., April, 29, (Special).  ���������A case of prolonged torture has just  come to light in,Strong Township, a  few miles from here.  It seems hard that an honest man  should be kept a prisoner in his own  homo for over four years, and yet,  that is just what happened to Mr.  Mr. Wm. Doey, of Lot 19, Concession'  13, Township of Strong. His family  and friends all tried to secure his release, but in vain.    '  "For four years, I suffered excruciating torture, during which time 1  .was scarcely an hour free from pain.  "Tne trouble commenced in my  back, where it often remained stationary for months, and so intense  was the pain that I could not lie down  t.o take rest, but had to sit night* and  day in a chair. The pain would then  remove to other parts, of my body,  and when in my knees, I was unable  to walk, and confined constantly to  my room.  "I was treated for Rheumatism by  several doctors, and also tried many  medicines, without receiving any  benefit. Almost in despair, I feared  I would never again experience the  pleasure of being free from pain.  "A short .time ago, my attention  was directed to some remarkable  cures of Rheumatism by Dodd's Kidney Pills, recorded in the public  prints. I procured a box, and soon  found that they were doing me good.  I continued, and very soon I was a  new man, and entirely free from  pain.  "I have continued so for over six  months, being able to attend to my  daily duties on the farm, and feeling  able for any kind of work.       ,  .."'I verily believe this change, this  remarkable'cure,- has been effected by  the use of Dodd's Kidney Pills, and i  think it my duty to make this state-  -ment public, for the benefit of any-  afflicted as I was."  j    :      -.  t DROLLERIES.  As the bride and groom; are taking  the train they are fired .upon    and  killed. -'  For the moment the world is much  shocked. , n  ���������But presently it is discovered that  the guns with which the killing .was  done were loaded with  rice.  A' practical joke! exclaims' the  world, hereupon, Ha, ha 1 Ha, ha, ha I  It is not always easy to discern the  thin line which delimits genuine- humor from Irydrocephalous idiocy in its  more transcendental reaches.  endorses it.  C3!:E21S-X������0:EB���������   ���������aTIB-ffla.  The study of a life-time, perfected by experience.  Lead Packages   25, 30, 40, SO and 60 Oonbi  This signature is on ovttry box of the genulcs  Laxative Broffio=Quinine Tablet*  the remedy &at cnren a cuJd ia one dap  ff  will put the paint on for you but  have you given him the best.  Remember he will charpe you  just as much to put on cheap  stuff as lie would for the pure  paint, and then for cheap paint  you will want him again next  year.  ;.';   " ' ENOUGH  FOR HIM.  Lady, said the beggar, won't yer  gimme a nickel   to  git  some coffee ?  The lady did so, and ho started into  the  neighbouring  saloon.  Here ! she cried,' you don't get coffee   in  there.  Lady, he replied, dat's where yer  'way off. Dey keeps itl on de'bar.wid  de clo'yes' an' orange peel.   ���������  ?100 Reward, $100.  The readers of this paper will be pleased to  loam that there is at least one dreaded disease  that science hag beeu able to cure in all its  utaROrt and (hat is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is tho only positive cure now known to  tho modical iraternity. Catarrh beins a constitutional disease, require* a constitutional  treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taktninternally, acting directly.upon the biood and  mucous surfaces of the system, thereby des  troying tho ��������� foundation' of the disease, and  giving the patient strength by building up the  constitution and assisting nature in doing its  work. The proprietors have so much faith in  its curative powers, that they offer one Hundred Dollars for uny case that it fails to cure.  Send for list of testimonial'.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., TOLEDO  Sold by druggists. 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best  Ramsay's Paints  are the pure^r nn.-l best made���������  will last loiii;:i- than any other,  look brighter, go farther, spread  easier, and preserve the house  bettp.r���������because they are made for  just that work and have been  made for 60 years. Send for  BOOKLET "K" Free,'  telling all  about and showing  lovely painted houses.  A.  PAINT MAKERS  MONTREAL.  Est'o) 1842  one  This is the statement "which Mr.  Doey makes over his own signature,  and one cannot help being struck by  its sincerity, Everyone in this  neighborhood knows that Mr. Doey  was a cripple for years, and his miraculous restoration to health, has  created a great deal of talk in .vand  around Sundridge. Dodd's Kidney  Pills are having a very large sale  here. '.���������.������������������������������������.���������'��������������������������� _'���������  ���������' -���������������������������<s>���������������������������,"  .-   , DESTINY.:  I lore my hair.  Destiny is  writ 1 I cried*. "; -  ���������  Well, the way you look at me, anybody might   think I'd said    it,   was  wrote I whimpered   the te,woman,  my  wife, and  burst injo  tears.  I knocked ffmr bead against the  piano and left the room. For after  all she .was but a child, and Icould  not find it in my heart to be harsh  with her.  .    I know MINARD'S LINIMENT will  cure Diphtheria.  JOHN D. J30UTILLIER.,  French Village.  /   I know MINARD'S LINIMENT will  cure Croup.  J. F. Cunningham.  Cape Island.  I know MINARD'S LINIMENT is the  best  remedy  on   earth.  JOSEPH  A.  SNOW.  Norway, Me.  I  i :    .   ,        ,     FOODS. ���������  i First Ostrich���������Oh I He's getting to  be a regular crank on the subject of  Jhealth foods 1  ��������� Second Ostrich���������You don't tell me ?  , First Ostrich���������Yes; he'll talk you  groggy about the nutritive value of  predigested' brickbats J,  England has 80 locomotives to each  100 miles of railway, Germany 53, and  France 47.  FOR OVER F1FTV YEARS  MRS WINSLOW'S SOOTHWO 3YRUP has been  used by mothersfor their children teething. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allaysi>ulu,cure3 wind co ics  audia the best eniedy for diarrhoea, 25ca bottle. Sol>l  by all druggists throughout the world. Be sure and sk  for "Mm. Winslow's Soothing Syrup."  In 1840.fresh English butler  aged i) l-2d. a pound, as againsc  at present.   _ s  aver-  ls. 6d.  Miiiard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  October 7th, 1829, saw  the, earliest  snow of the past century in England.  Miiiard's linimciifc Cures Colds, etc.  The amiount of water flowing out of  the'Nile is. 16 times that of the  Thames. ^  MONTREAL H0TE>, 0IRBCT8RY.  COESET.  This is the BEST Corset ever given to the  CANADIAN LADY for ONE DOLLAR. It  takes away all strain and pressure from the lungs  and abdomen ; at the same time they are as comfortable as a dressing jacket. All the strain of  lacing is placed upon the hips and back muscles,  throwing the shoulders out and developing that  beautiful classic incurve at the base of the spine.  Sold at all leading dry goods stores in Canada.  If you cannot get them at your dealer's we will  send prepaid on receipt of price���������$1.00, Made  in Drab, White, and Tan.     State size.  DeptT.,  BETJS21 &c GO.,  V        SOLE  MANUFACTURERS,  If You Want  best results SHIP all your  BUTTER, ECCS, POULTRY, APPLES. Other FRUITS and PRODUCE, to  The Dawson Commission Co. UmV0&^T^to.aai  W. P. c. 1������T4  AVENUE HflilSE ifiuSiH���������c������i������������������   ������������������������������������  par day.  don't know  that cook,  the   matter  ,'."   . ��������� A DILEMMA.  Mrs. Von    Blumer���������I  What we shall do about  Von   JBlumjer���������What's  now ?   ��������� '������������������ .'.-���������''������������������-  She threatens to stay. '<���������  Snow falls  on 15 days in the year  at. Dublin, 71 at Moscow, Hi in Ireland.  Miiiard's Liiiiiucnt Cures Distemper.  , Spain is bir.ilding a canal 405 miles  long, to join the Mediterranean,with  the Bay-- of  Biscay.  Miqard's Linirraawt Cures Garget it\ Cows,  Twenty-three people a year are  killed by lightciiiig in England, 92 in  France, 908  in   Russia.  Metallic SKYLIGHTS  DOUGLAS BROS,,  124 Adelaide 3t���������  Toronto, O.i*.  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  Montreal to Lira/pool. Boston to Liverpool. Portland hi LlrorpooL Via Queens-  town.  Large and Past Stoamihips. Superior accommodatloi  >r all classes of pa������soneers.    Saloons and Btateroea  are amidships.   Special attention has been given to to  Second Saloon and Third-Class accommodation. Foi  rates of passags and all particulars, apply to aar ajonl  of the Company, or  %iohardj, Mills t Co, D. Torrance k Co..  HI State St, Boston. Montreal and Portland,  For all skin ailments.  J. C. Calvert & Co., Manchester. England  To send ror our  complete Oata-  loguo of Sheet  Muslo and Boohs  with Cpeolal rates  of dlsoount.  GRATEFUL-COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST-SUPPER.  WHALEY,  ROYCE & Co.  158 Yonge St.  Toronto, Ont,  or Dyed  BRITISH  ���������Montreal  alio Liuiies' Wear of all kind*, '' -'  a JImiifinit!) of every doscriptloa.  EDAUHT DYKR3.  AMERICAN DYEING CO'Y,  Toronto, Ottawa & Quebec,  ..THE..  And WESTERN CANADA  Mortgago Corporation.  and Sheet Metal Worke.  KOOF1NQ SLATE, In Black,  Rod or Green. SLATE BLACKBOAED8. (We supply  Publlo and Hlfh Schools, Toronto). Kiwflss Felt, Pitoh,  Ceal T������r, etc ROOFING TILK (See New City BuUd.  inia, Toronto, done by our firm).   Metal Ceilings, Oor-  nioes, eta Kitlmatos farnlshed for work ooniplete or for   ������ed to any part of the country. Phone 1361  SONS,Adelaide & WldmerSt*, Toronto  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT,  and upwards  rocetvr/d on deponit.  Interestpaid or com pound- Ol"V  od half-yearly at %Ji/o  drlfln and upwards received for  14) lUlf which debenturee aro issued  with half-yearly couponBaittachod A0/  for interest at    "r/o  Toronto Street, -'TORONTO  namsstrasrassaR i,-t4-l iW-Wi*!.  "V^s.^KHrt'IJ/^.^Tit.*^ <���������'*>r������r-i*e.'-s*<A!iii--vw  THI5 MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May i8, 1901.  \&  The American Boy.  Thos. McGuigan, manager and super  intendent of the American Boy, was iii.  Kaalo this week and gave to a Spokesman-Review correspondent a short account of the work being done at the  .   property.  Owing to an influx of surface water  work had to be discontinued in some  places in the mine, but is still in progress in levels JNos. 3, 4 and 6, which  are being continued. '  Several upraisings are being made to  connect the levels and provide stopping  ground. Great bodies of ore are being '���������  blocked out. The total work, in tunnels, j  crosscuts, upraises, etc., is about G,000  ,(feet, which entitles the property to the  claim of being well developed. Shipments of over 200 tons a month have  been steadily maintained to the Nelson  smelter but will fall off a triflle this  month on account of the water.   -  The ore averages from $75 to $$0 net'  and the values are maintained at even-  level, all the workings except a 200 foot  crosscut being in ore. The vein is on'  the property for 2000 feet. No G tunnel  is being driven north, and when it  strikes the Last Chance it will have a  depth of 1,100 feet. This tunnel is now  7(50 feet, which includes 2G0 feet of  crosscut.  As soon as'tlie snow-goes off Mr. Mc-  Gnigan will commence work on the  Black Hawk claim, one of (ho group on  the vein now being developed. Tie has  great faith in it. This claim is across a  valley from the American Boy, and consequently when work on both is under  way Mr. McGnigan will be driving north  and south on the same vein and gaining  depth rapidly in each direction.  Shipments will likely increase shortly. As yet stoping has not been undertaken on any large scale, the shipments  consisting mainly of ore taken out in  course of development. The property is  .being admirably worked from ' the bottom and none of the surface ore has  been taken out. The American Boy  has all the ear-marks of a great mining  property.  Jobbers and Retailers in  ware  and  Mining; Supplies  MIISTEIRS'  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats  Black and Yellow Oil Coats  Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Knee Rubber Boots, leather soles  TO    MINERAL    CLAIM    OWNERS  And All Others Whom It May Concern.  TAKE XOTIf-K That whereas the Kaslo &. Slc-  cn-n Railway Company have entered into  an 'agreement to sell a cer'tain tract of land situated in the Ainsworth -Mining Division of  West Kootenay District, being that certain parcel or tract of land lying to "the South of the  right-of-wny of the Kaslo & Slocan Railway between Twelve Mile and Springer Creek", extending southerly from said Railway for one-  and-a-half miles" and containing about 28S0  ae res.  And whereas it has been deemed advisable in  the interests of Mineral Claim Owners in said  nres\ to give them the first opportunity of purchasing the surface rights and timber on any  mineral claims located therein :  TftfS IS TO NOTIFY you that applications  will be received for the purchase of surface  rights of mineral claims located in ihe val>ove  described parcel of land, up to and including  the 30th day of June next, after which dateany  area not so "applied for will pass beyond the  control of the above Company, as hereinbefore  mentioned.  All applications should give a full description of the hind applied for, and be addressed  to the undersiged. .  The Kaslo & Slogan Railway Co'y.  Rout. Ikvinci, Manager.  Kaslo, R.C., May 9th, 1901.  pigs mam,  ARROW LAKES, B.C.  The most complete resort ou the continent of  North America. Situated midst scenery unrivalled for grandeur. Boating, fishing and  excursions. "Resident physician and nurse*  In telegraphic 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 apt]  stomach ailments. Its baths and waters area  sure remedy against all argentiferous poisons.  TEKMS:. ?lo to ?18 per week, according to  residence in hotel or villas.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE:���������Krie Mineral Claim, situate in the  Slocan Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where located: On It. K. Lee mountain,  adjoining the Minneapolis claim.  Take notice that I, I'. M, Hayes, acting as  agent for the Krie Mining &. Milling Com puny,  Limited, of Sandon, Free Miner's Certificate  No. U 21U21, ��������� intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for.ii  'Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 87.  must  be  commenced  before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 5th day of March, 1901.  P. M. HAYES  *V Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,   '  3ar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine.Drills,  IJowder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, .Waste, etc.,  'Aline or Mill Supplies of all lcind.������,  "Agents Traux Automatic Ore Cars.  ��������� :-- -Head Office���������Nelson, B.C.  - ':.:' -Stores at '  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.'   Sandon, B.C.  Blankets, Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CAIX AND GET OUR PRICES.  Tr-L Grieg  erioh,  RECO AVENUE.  IF YOU WANT A GOOD  i  Union-flade Cigar  Watches  A shipment just arrived and  more to follow in a short time.  These watches were ordered six  mouths 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.  OUR LEADING BRANDS  s  !  3-  Special Brands Made to Order.  Slocan  Oigar   I^aotox^y,  P. Martin, Manager  SANDON, B.  W. GRIMMETT,  Jeweler 8t Optician.  FACTORY  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B..C.  At Cost and Less Than Cost.  We have a fine stock  Boots and Shoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for .our groceries.    We have on hand a  selection of the best makes.  Cody-A venue.  COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA AND C0FFEE.o  We are oilcring at the lowest prices  .the best jrrndeR of Ceylon, India, China  and Japan Teas. ' ;  ���������   For Prices see Nelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Koofenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  MMmiiuiumHmaMra

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