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 *~*L~CU^sU  VOL. 4.���������NO. 45.  tP  SANDON, B.C., SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1901.  $2.00 PER YEAR.  I; Lead Refinery to Be Bofiused  The Objects  Sought By the Delegation Are   Obtained.  The Dominion government has decided to give a bonus of $5 per ton on Canadian refined lead to an amount not  exceeding .$100,000 in one year.  It will be decreased yearly in amount  the same as the iron bounties until it  disappears. . - ���������  On every ton of lead refined during  the calender year 1902, $o. On every  ton of lead during 1903, if-l. For 1904,  $8. For 1905^ $2. For 1900, $l."Tlie  bounties shall be paid half-yearly.on  the first day'of July and January in  each year. The total' sum payable in  such bounties will not,exceed $100,000  in each year, and not more than .$50,000  in each half year. If one half year fails  short of the' $50,000, then the balance  can go to the next half year.  THE LOCAL GRAFT.  Squire Lovatt is Now Mayor.  Monday was nomination day for the  civic by-elections, and Squire Lovatt's  name was the only one handed in to the  returning,officer and he was declared  elected by acclamation. The squire was  congratulated by all present at the  nomination. Pie took ex-Mayor Pitts'  place in the council on Mondav evening.  Robt. Cunning was also mentioned to  enter the .contest, but he would not  enter the field on any account.- ���������"  Jacob Kelson brought, forward the  name of Robt. Jalland, as councillor,  he did not want to take active part in  civic affairs, and no nomination papers  were sent .in. No other- names were  mentioned.  Mayor Lovatt's Address.  To thc Aldermen of the Miinicipiility of the  City oi .Sandon:���������  Gentleme'n':--As'you tire aware I have just  been dueled by ao.clamiiiion to lhe important  oflice Of Mayor.' Ilofore woprnecefl to business,  J desire to sin- a few words which I think is  customary when ������������������* Mayo- lii.sl Dikes his seat.  In the lirst pliicij. I desire to ili-nik the citizens  .sincerely for etectinjf .itie to this. the highest  gift in their power, and to assure (hem that I  shall do my best endeavours to curry, on Die  business of thi������ -corpora'bui in an honest and  and impartial manner, without iciir or favor,  and-willi due re'.oirrl to eiOcioiicy and economy  and shall .strive'to redeem Mie name of o'.i'r  fair city from the depths o.t .reproach, dishonor  and shame; into which prevail1! occupants of  of this chair have allowed it to descend.  We have been leu on on" hand, legacies in  the shape of debenture and fioatinir deots, and  on thco'lii'i'.'st hint; array of .unpaid laxes, holli  liefore tlie lira and since, which should be in  thecity's hn'uds to meet them. This will rend-  er civic trovcnuimni. ������ serious mutter for some  time to c'ime, and in order to jjrapfile u-itlt it, I  would ask )''>!��������� the co'dial a-'d oneryelic support  of all my (Udbiusrues atlhe hoard "The debenture debt, .we ciiimof 'essen. and .wen re bound  to provide >i sinkiin; fund lo meet it at iiiat.ur.  it.y. Legitimate lion tiny: debt most a 1 .so lie provided for; due sanitary precaution must be  taken.  Xec.J-ssary improvements must be miidcuancl  efficient (ire and rmlice protection assured the  public. As the biw'at. tlie present time stands  and underexistin^circumstiini'cs. ��������� >iir resources appear r,o be inadequate, and if willonlv ho  by carefuland Hjjiil economy that we shall  ,be able lo pull throuuh.  Under the hcadinjr of police, we cannot ex  peel, to (ind the same sobriety us in old settled  eastern towns, but being a- ririu'sh colony we  in'ust. ins'st on Ihe proper Hritish law'anil  brder'fhal. guarantee absolute proteclion to all  citizens and visitors.  In conclusion I would ask tlie citizens to  lovaly i'oiiie forward and pay their overdue  ta'xes'and licenses, and thereby enable us to  meet current expenses anil thus avoid further  humiliation.  Gentlemen, asking for your assistance in  these matters. 1 close, and take my seatat tho  head of your deliberations.  GEORGE LOVATT.  Public Notice.  Notice is hereby given that all unpaid taxes  for the ''orporation of the City of Sandon must  he paid on or before June 20th, 1901, after that  date all overdue taxes will be placed in court  for collection.  W.H. LILLY, Collector.  P. J. Hickey has returned from an extended trip south and west.  Joe Stoeker has bought his partner's  interest out in the Miners'hotel restaurant. .   ��������� t ���������  Now write it Mayor Lovatt, the squire  was elected by acclamation  on Monday.  Mrs. Gordon is shortly "to remoye to  Bruce Mines where her husband is now  employed.  Win.' Walmsley, .of. the Filbert, has  gone on a pleasure trip to, the Similkameen district.  Little Marshall Barton entertained a  i number of his littlefriends with a social  tea on Tuesday afternoon. '   '  Thelhree.months' old child of Mr. D.  Craig, of Three Forlcs, died on Wednesday and was buried the next day.  The annual meeting of the Western  Federation of Miners'will take place at  Denver, Colo., on Monday, May 27th.  Most of the machinists in all theinan-  ufacturing' cities of the United States  are striking for a nine hour day and ten  hours pay.  Mr. G. B. McDonald thinks there is  more than one thing Noble up at Cody���������  a 10 pound sou and heir is at least  another noble institution.  Mr. ' Ransom returned on Tuesday  evening, bringing with him his wife  and family. They will take up their  residence, it' is likely, in this citvor  Cody.'  Fred Collins, who shot A. Dando dead  at Peterborough, B.C., was sentenced to  erection  be hanged at Nelson on'July 20.   Dando  was a barber and lived in Sandon a few  years ago. '  The C. P. R. Co. now issue tickets  front.Sandon to the Halc3'on Springs at  .$2! 75;' leaving Friday and Saturday of  each week and good to return the "following Monday.  All miners' licenses run out on the  31st of this month, and they can be renewed by Jas. J. Godfrey, deputy mining recorder. His offioeis in the Grim-  mett block, Reco avenue.  C. D. Hunter is here from Phoenix  taking charge at the store again for a  few days until his successor arrives.  Mr. Creech, (vho has been a general favorite in the store for some years, is going to. remove to the town of Crow's  Nest, near Blairmorc, whore he enters  the employ of a large nYm there. .-'  '  Frank McLcod, a blacksmith, was run  over by a train on the Spokane Falls &  Northern Railroad near Nelson, Monday  morning, and was almost instantly  killed.. The deceased at one time had a  blacksmith shop in Sandon for a couple  of years.   He was a well respected man.  While south some days ago Mr. P. J.  Mickey , attended the" funeral of his  mother-in-law, who died very suddenly  of heart failure, in the -50th year of her  age. She had not boon in the best ol  health for some time before, but  there was nothing to indicate anv serious contfaquenees. In short, up" to a  few minutes before her death she was  chatting and laughing frcelv with all  the members of her'household. Her  death then became the greater shock to  all her friends and acquaintances.  ^On Tuesday morning George Mc-  Lellan tried to commit suicide at the  city jail. It appears he had been sick  for four or five days and had .not slept  any night during that time, and as he  was acting rather strangelv. The police  hearing of it, removed him to the  police station for safe keeping and  medical 'treatment. Shortly after the  electric lights went out last Tuesday  morning he went to his clothes, got  his pocket knife and cut his throat, but  did not touch the jugular vein, which  saved his life. He is now in the  hospital. George McLellan is a highly  respected citizen, and an act of this  kind is a surpise to all'who know him.  The R. E.Xee has closed down.  Today is a bank holiday and the local  office will be closed until' Monday.  The Emerald duet gave two very good  entertainments in the city Sunday and  Monday last.  The Rev. A. M. Sanford will preach  his farewell sermon in the'Methodist  church tomorrow.  R. F. Green, M. P. P., came in from  Victoria on Friday night last, and spent  part of Saturday calling on friends.  Bruce White, of Nel������on,.and Alexander Sharp, M. E., of Rossland, were in  the city. Both gentlemen were at the  Star.  Ex-mayor Pitts and Cliff Seale left oh  Sunday for a trip over the Similkameen  country. They will be gone' at least  three weeks.  J. D. McLachlan and C. Culver, delegates from the Sandon lodge, attended  the Knights of Phythias convention at  Revelstoke last week.'  And now the stevedores are at it. All  of them on the Pacific coast talk of forming a union and advancing wages from  40 to GO cents per hour.  Alex. Lucas, provincial organizer' for  Liberal Conservative association of British Columbia, has been appointed  mining recorder at Kaslo.  Two appointments were made bj' tbe  council Thursday evening, giving Neil  Mclnnis the chiefship of police and fire  dept., and Robt. Jalland a council seat.  J.'M. Harris left for his Virginia home  on Tuesday. On his return it is generally understood he will commence the  of his "power house at Three  Forks.  The bill to give a bounty to a silver-  lead refinery has passed the first and  second readings at Ottawa without  opposition, and will doubtless become  law at once. i  After we had gone to press Friday  last week, P. L. Morgan was brought in  on a special car from the Queen Bess  mine, where be was seriously bruised by  a cave-in. lie is now doing very well at  the. hospital.  Gavin Spence and Flora McDonald  gave one of their entertainments here  on Wednesday evening. Both looked  well in full Highland costume. Spence's  stories were old���������oft told���������but he told  them very well, and sings in a good,  average voice. Miss McDonald's rich  Scotch voice showed to good advantage  in "Mary of Argyle." They give a good  entertainment, but neithei of them is  the best .on the stage. They took perhaps $108 out of Sandon.  New Born Infant Found.  Body Found Floating in the Stream  by the Chief of Police.  As Chief Stubbs and others were  crossing the creek at the lower end of  the town oh Wednesday evening they t  saw something whirling around in an  eddy that arrested their attention, and  taking it out found it to be the body of a  male child, born a'couple of days before,  and without dress of any description.  They at once took it to the city buildings where it was kept until next morn,  ing when an inquest wa,s held.  Mrs. O'Donnell, a, married woman,  late of Three Forks, who has been a  cook at a hotel for a few weeks and  whose . husband has left' her, acknow- ���������  ledges she had a premature birth, but  says she never ordered the body disposed of in that way, as the corpse is  some think is the same one.  A jury of six was sworn in by Coroner  Lilly, R. McDonald, foreman, and the  body viewed by them and examined by  Dr. Power. The doctor gave it as his  opinion the child lacked a little over two  months of maturity and was stillborn.  Dr. Gomm examined the body and  came to the conclusion that it was a  stillborn child.  N. Nelsen and Miss C. Tide, as  witnesses, were axamihed and declared  that they have no knowledge of a birth  in the hotel.  The case was adjourned till Monda)1-  to get evidence as to what became of the  body of Mrs. O'Donnell's child and how  this body came to be thrown in the creek  Celebration at Silverton.  A large crowd attended the sports at  Silverton yesterday, who watched the  sports with interest, Slocan City and  Silverton football teams lined up first,  and when time was called the score  stood Silverton 4, Slocan 0. The game  of the day however, was between Sandon  and New Denver. It was well contested  throughout. In the first half after much  passing, J. J3. ClifFe scored for Sandon.  The second half was something like the  first, the ball being kept confined <to  Denver's goal, finally they scored by a.  There is a rumor going around to the . fluke.   This made them a tie, and when  Ruth Expected to Open.  effect that the Ruth will start up in a  few days. As soon as Mr. H. B. Alex:-  ander arrives home from England the  mine will likely be opened up again.  Ha is expecied home any time now.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following are the ore shipments  from here this week:  Mine. Tons.  Slocan Star , 123  Last Chance... .....40  American Boy ���������  20  Total,  1S3  The proposed   Methodist concert is  declared off for the present-  Word comes from   Montreal that a  change of management will be made at  the Payne mine.  The Bluestreak says that Squire  Lovatt was running, for Mayor "on his  own account." Then his own account  must be the major portion of the constituency.  time was called the score was 1 to 1.  After playing an extra half hour, during which the Denver team were kept  on the defensive and nearly worn out,  they gave the game to Sandon, seeing it  was useless to play longer. This left  the final game for the medals between  Sandon and Slverton, which did not  come, causing much disappointment.  The Sandon boys wanted to play but  Silverton kept dillydallying until it was  too late too play the game and catch the  boat. This is just what Silverton wanted, it being heard on all sides that they  were no match for Sandon and were certain of defeat. It expected the game  will come off at Slocan City on the 12th  of July. In the baseball match between  Silverton and Slocan City the former  won by a score of 25 to 14. In the athletic sports Gusty carried off all the  prizes.  In the JCaslo sports yesterday Sandon  Baseball Club were defeated in a score  of 5 to 11. This is owing to a few green  players on our team.  UBIU.W1WIIUU4IHAJ WMIMUUilMM! '.ffilfliT W-JfiTA/l M*wi������v**hJii*iGJ^li  1v ������W������M( -"H-t ll'rtntJIi i  ���������r  SOME KUfiDEMJB TEADES  DEATH OF A SLOW AND PAINFUL  NATURE OFTEN THE RESULT.  Disease or tlie Matclniiitber-Wool-Sortres  Are Subject to Ihe Terrible Andirax���������  Itansers or tlie Ulass-Worltera-rollcc-  men and Sailors Kjivc Tliclr Troubles.  Practicality  every trade    has  some  peculiar disease attached to it which  more often than not is so malignant  that   unless  the  victim    changes  his  occupation a slow  and  painful  death  is the result.   The matchmaker's complaint  of  "ph;o3sy-jaw."   was  at    one  time the most deadly of all trade maladies, though, happily, a remedy has  bean  found In  thio    newly-discovered  phosphorus  now. used  which  reduces  the number of- fatal cases to   a minimum.   Nevertheless,  a large  percentage of workers in mialch factories still  succumb to the  ailment every  year,  the.   symptoms     being    a crumbling  away of the jaw-bone, which ultimately ends Ln total paralysis and death.  .   Few  people  look   upon- the  cutlery  trade as dangerous,    but    there  are  scarcely any    callings  more  so.      In  every  factory  the  air  Ls   laden with  invisible metal dust caused by grind-  ling the steel, and, this being carried  into the Lungs  produces asthma  and  consumption.      The grinders  bending  over their work iinhale such enormous  quantities of the dust that they rarely live above Lhe. age of forty, while a  necdic-poliisher  who begins  to    work  say at seventeen may  think  himself  lucky if hs  Ls living at thirty-seven;.'  One of the most terrible diseases is  that  which attacks .wool-sorters arid  all  who handle   untanncd skins,   for  not only do they breathe the poisonous fumes that arise from all skins before  they have  been preserved,    and  .which invariably cause    consumption  or diphtheria, but they are   /'..  BUB J EOT TO ANTHRAX. .���������  At the lime oft Ueimg killed thel g.ni-  mal may noft, havu been in a healthy  state, and therefore paiison lurks in  the skin. Then, if the worker chances  to have a cut on hits hand, sorao of  ihe moisture touches the wound arid  anthrax follows. He sickens-, goes into deliirium, mod after raving for some  days iin thie mast terrible aigony dies.  Dyers, bleachers, and all who.labour  im factories .w'hiere chemicals are  largely used seldom attain their  fortieth year. The chlorine, attacks  the lungs and burns them away gradually but surely, while those occupied in making- the gas are well aware  that a man's life after he has taken  up such employment is limited to ten  years*.  Glass-workers are assi.lcd by a multitude of dangers.. In the first place  millions of jagged fragments' of glass  are always floating in the air and,  being inhaled, wound the lungs, causing hemorrhage and a prematlurc de-  innse. Them they frequently go dumb  through u peculiar complaint brought  on by hand ling- the glass, and which  attacks the jaws and ends in'paralysis  In looking-glass factories, in addition  to these dangers there is that of mercurial poisoning, which deadens, the  sight, crumbles away the jaws, and  ultimately kills. The average mortality among those who have worked in  glass for more than twenty, years is  over GO per cent.  .When once :i man takes to mining  he courts death not only from explosion, but from a number of diseases  as well. No section of the community  suffers so heaviily fiom consumption,,  and  the life underground produces  BLINDNESS AND AGUE,     i  Paralysis foJJow.s if .the work is persisted in, and not infrequently loss of  reaeicin. In lead, copper, and quicksilver mines the results are oven more  disastrous. Mineral poison beccimes  injected into the system, and, besides  originating' blindness and paralysis,  causes the teeth to fall out, while  "copper canker," as it is calJed, eats  into the flesh in precisely the .same  ,way as leprosy.  Even the baker runs endless risks in  producing your daily loaf. First of all  ing, an explosion equal to dynamite  in force will follow. Then there lurks  im the flour u little microbe that cats  into Lhe teeth, causing them to break  away at the roots, and attacking the  drums of the ears brings on deafness,  to say nothing of fanning the spark of  consumption. The painter is poisoned or paralyzed through mixing paints  owing to the large quantities of arsenic and whilelead Lhey contain; and  the jewelleir is likely lo suffer a  similar fate from the most virulent of  all solid poisons���������diamond dusL. Cataract and loss of sight are also common ailments with those who set  jewels.  It is rarely that one comes across  a veteran diver, or, if so, he has- not  bean in the habil of diving to great  depths. The first warning the deep-  sea di'veir receives to the effect that  the high pressure he has undergone  is about to emd. his career is copious  bleeding at the nose, accompanied by  occasional fits of giddiness. From  this two things may emanate; either  total collapse of the nervous system  and partial paralysis; or diver's palsy,  both, of course, causing the'victim to  become  ;        A CONFIRMED INVALID.  Strange to say, exactly the same maladies attack steeple-jacks and all who  work at a great height, while the 2,-  500 men who toll day by day, in London sewers are apt to find themselves  suddenly struck dowin by a. malignant fever, which, if 'they recover,  leaves them weak and decrepit for the  rest of their lives, it being brought  on by tbe poison the deadly viewer-  gas in-stiLs into the bLood.  it is gcnea-ally believed that no  healthier individuals exist than poljcc-  niien and sailews, but this is a great  mistake. Figures which Lhe writer-  has authenticated prove that 30 per  csmt. of the police, go into consumption, the result of our treacherous  climate, and those who do survive are  generally attacked in old age by acute  bronchitis-and asthma. Sailors alone  aire subject to a terrible disease  known, as scurvy, which either brings  its victim to.an early grave or renders thorn .weak and often helpless for  life. Moirebver, .the lack of shade  during hot weather at sea -and the  brilliance of the. sun upon the water  impairs the sight, and in later years  Jack may suddenly and without the  slightest warning go completely  blind.  ' '���������"'       . .    ,  II CMP AID HAEBOB,  NAVAL  AND  MILITARY  NOTES  OF  THE BRITISH EMPIRE.  Condensed Paragraphs or Interest to.Botli  Military and Civilian ��������� How Tommy  Atkins Fares ta Different Countries.  The amount expended every year on  the armies and navies of Europe is  said   to' exceed  ������200,000,000.  The British soldier is in hospital nn  average of 18 days a year,' the. Austrian only 13, but the Russian 28dti3'S,  The thickest armour on, our new  battleships, such as the London, is 12  inches. The Nile, built in 18J8, has 20  inches.   ,   . .  According lo an article in Engineering the new submarine boats��������� which  are being built for the British navy,  dive like porpoises, instead of sinking  on  an  even  keel.  IL has been asserted that the only  British regiment that marched into  Sebastopol, at its capture, with .band  playing and colours flying was . the  20th  Foot���������Lancashire  Fusiliers.  Here's  a comfortable way of doing  sentry   go.  if  MB. ftARM BETTER.  Prominent Quebec Gentleman is  Cured of Kidney Disease.  Followed the Advice of an Mdvertleo  merit, and Secured Results so8atis^  factory, that Ho has given Hia Own  Testimonial for Publication.  Point Au Pic, Quebec, May 6.���������Special.���������Henry  Gagnon Ls  better.  This announcement will be hailed  with pleasure by his many friends,  who knew of his long illness.  For years, Mr. Gagnon has suffered  with Kidney Complaint. What he has  endured is beyond description. Everything    he tried failed to cure him.  He had ,read many advertisements  of how people were cured of Kidney  Complaint by the use of Dodd's Kid-  .ney Pills, and at last determined to  make one more try. Happily for Mr.  Gagnon, he had at last found the  sovereign remedy for all Kidney Complaints. Now fle is well. He says:  ��������� "I have used Dodd's Kidney Pills,  and   although    at  first  I   had  little  A contemporary  informs   faitb) j am happy to say that   now I  turn  of duty.  ZEALOUS GUESSINii.  Few of the struggles of life are  more agonising than those of the  schoolboy who has no idea of what is  expected of him, but determines to  do hii-: best. His "-frantic efforts to  meet  the  teacher's suggestions !ia;������--  \Vay  are simply  heroic.;  A few days ago, the master of one  of the elementary schools in Newbury was teaching his boys the composition of sentences, and said to  them: ",.���������',  If L ask you, "What have I in my j  hand?" you must not answer "Chalk,1  but make a full sentence, and say,  " You have chalk in your hand.'' Now  ���������we will go on. "What have 1 on my  feet?"  Boots,   came    the   immediate   reply.  Wrong, you haven't listened to my  directions.  Stockings, ventured another heedless  one.  Wrong  again;  worse    than    ever 1  It is perhaps not generally known  that 17,000 Russian troops .were encamped in ihe County of Kent in'the  year 1799. They were to form part  of that army which made such a disastrous campaign in Holland, under,  command  of  the  Duke  of  Yor.k.   ,  The appointment of .Vice-Adihiral  Sir C. A. G. Bridge to be Commander-  in-Chief of Her Majesty's.ships and  vessels on the China station; is officially announced to the Admiralty.  The .War Office returns7 show that  the total of British deaths.in South  Africa up to January 31stwas 12,989,  of which 7,7.93 died of disease, and  only the comparatively small" remainder of 5,196" from wounds received  in action. More men were killed outright   in   the  three    days'  battle, at  Gettysburg in the American civil  war than have died on all. the battlefields of South Africa in sixteen  months.  By the laws- made centuries ago,  and which have been in existence in  some form or another ever since.- the  reigning monarch is supreme lord of  both the army and navy, for both institutions are considered to be his  own, and are really supposed' to be  paid  by him.  (SUNDAY   GOODS -TRAINS' TO LON-  DON.'.  ���������  Mr.'O. R. Stretton, in a history of.  the English Midland Railway just  published,'tells why goods trains', arc  run, on Sundays. ;The heavy fast  goods trains composed of covered vans  Dr waggons sheeted over, which may  be seen making-their way up to London  on  Sunday,  consist    almost   en  tirely of perishable    food traffic, such  wrathfully replied the master. Well ?| as fish, meat, milk, fruit, game, eggs;  L        "'      *���������      "     ' '" *"       '   '   butter, bread, and the like.     London  if he    takes    a 'naked candle  into a   million,  and  the   United States 3,GO0  he continued interrogatively to a lad  near him.  Please, sir then he paused. Perhaps he thought that his answer  might seem funny, but convinced that  he was right, he recklessly gasp 2d  out:  Corns I  OVERHEARD  AT    THE    TAILOR'S.  Boy���������Please  will you  give me some  trouse.-   patterns  for mother  to see?  Shop-assistant��������� Certainly,      what  kind does  your  mother prei'^rV  Jc'j ���������Oh, mother is not. -it ali particular as to the patterns, so long as  they are strong enough to hold up  our creeper.  Indignation on the part of .the assistant can better be imagined than  described.  The    United- Kingdom  million  oysters  a    year,  produces 29  France  300  'roam in wiici* the flour dust is, float-   million.  .,  ...... ���������    ���������  i , *  with its five millions Of people has  practically no reserve of - food on  hand. If it were possible for one Sunday to stop thesa trains running for  twenty-four hours the results would  be that on Sunday and Monday morning the people of London would be  starving. The exact total value of  the food carried by all the lines, into  London on Sunday is very great, and  taking that over the Midland only,  it is wqrth about ������30,000 each Sunday. . . ,.,  The War Office has decided-to publish an official history or the .war,  Dr. Robertson Nicoll, in the current  number of the British Weekly.states  that the work has been entrusted to  Lieut.-Colonel G. F. R. Henderson,  There are to bo at least six volumes,  recommend  them  to  those who maj  be Buffering as  I was."  There have been many Kidney medicines offered for Bale in this Province from time to time. Some have  failed to even relieve, a few others  have given temporary, relief, but  only one has cured permanently and  completely every case of Kidney  Trouble, and that one is Dodd's Kidney Pills.    '  There seems to be no case of Rheumatism,. Lumbago, Sciatica, Kidney,  Bladdetr, or Urinary Trouble, ��������� that  this wonderful medicine will not immediately relieve and permanently  cure and Mr. Gagnon's wonderful restoration amply'proves the truth ������f,  this statement.       , i  Dodd's Kidney Pills are the only  remedy known to Science that has  ever cured Bright's Disease, Diabetes  or Dropsy. .,   '  EASTERN POSTMEN.'  Mean* Adopted ln lhe Far East for Carrying the Mall.  Among- the most picturesque postmen of the world are the "Camel Express Messengers" of Bokhara. The  men wear a serviceable red uniform,  and a large green turban, embroidered with gold thread. From their  girdle hangs a curved sabre in a red  sheath. The camels are adorned  with trappings of gay cloth and tassels, ornamented with blue heads and ���������'  cowrie-shells, and with small brass  bells round' their neck, to give notice  of their approach. The rough and  rapid trotting of these animals, sometimes at the rate of eighty milesj a  day, is so trying to the riders; as to  shorten their lives.   . r  If you were in Japan, you would see  lithe, wiry runners, darting here and  there among the crowd. Everybody  gives way before them, for they are  the postmen of the empire. Their  letters are carried in small baskets  strapped to their sides.  Among the placid Chinese, hurry is  a form of vuLgar impatience, consequently very Little Is used in carrying  the letters in that great empire. They  are content to convey all ordinary  communications either by -slowi paddling ar poling boats, or else by foot-  run-ners, whose high-sounding title of  "the-thousand-mile-horse" does not  quicken their pace beyond twelve  miles in twenty-four hours. They  carry a paper lantern and a paper  umbrella, and their letter-bag U  secured' to the back by,a cloth knotted across the chest. .,. ;  A SHORT ORDElt.; u.  Threadbare    Tommy���������I    ordered a.  suit uv clothes ter-day.  Hungry  Hank, in  amazement���������Yer  did?.  Threadbare    Tommy���������Sure!   '   But  when de lady called her bulldog I de-  and perhaps seven, each or about 450 cided  ter cancel  de order, before de  si  pages.  dog gimme a fitt  m New Size SOZOBONT LIQUID, 25c  SOZODONTTOOTH POWDER, 25c  Large LIQUID and POWDER, 75c  At all Stores, or by. Mail for tho price.  HALL. & RUCKEL, Montreal.  AN ARTIST OF THE LIPS.  An  English .'...Exhibitor   "Who   Has   Keen  Armless Since Ills Eighth Year.  , Fireworks and fancy jewellery  seem in the popular mind, to be, more  closely associated with the Crystal  Palace than' Art with a big A;* yet  just at present there is a"littie studio  in the South Nave with a suspicion  of Aubrey Beardsley and a decided,  atmosphere of William Morris,- says  .the London Express.  Artistic .wall paper designs, designs  for dainty fans, wonderful little water-colors, and striking line drawings are on thc walls, whilst the  young and- handsome artist busily  paints' by means  of his���������mouth.  Mr. Bartram Hiles was born in  Bristol, and was deprived, at the age  of eight years, of both his arms  through an accident. Before this  catastrophe he had developed a  strong passion for drawing���������so strong  that the lo3s of his anns< in no way  diminished his ambition'jto become an  artist. Working with courage and  enthusiasm, he obtained a "first-class  excellent" in the second grade for  freehand (!) drawing within two  years, of his  accident.  At the age of 16 Mr. Hiles exhibited  a study in water colors at the Bristol Fine Art Academy, and his; career ag an artist was fairly begun.  But it took him upward of six years  to obtain complete mastery over the  muscles of his mouth; yet time and  practice made him more expert than  ever in  freedom a.nd   touch.  The young artist has exhibited at  the Royal Society of Bristol Artists,  the Dudley Gallery, etc., "very nearly," he said smilingly, "at the Royal  Academy," and where Mr. Hiles' pictures were accepted it was entirely,  on their own merits, the hanging  committee being quite ignorant of  method used!  NOT ESTABLISHED.  Before  I register,    said    thc  rural  guest,  I would  like  to know a    few-  facts  about  this hotel.   Did  anybody  ever blow out   the gas here?  No,     responded     the clerk;  I     am  glad   to say' that   no  one  ever did.  Any bod j-  ever   try   lo  hang   themselves with a. sheet'(  No, sir.  And nobody ever tumbled out of the  window,?  Never!  You can  register now and  feel   satisfied.  I  reckon  not,  young fellow.  If you  never   had   any. case   like     that   this  must  be  an  new  hotel.   I  only  old-established: ones.  Is a change in tl-.c quality, or a. complaint from a customer of  Lead Paokagres   25,30, 40, 60 and 60 Cwtta  at  stop  PLAUSIBLE.  what  your  Little    Johnny���������Aunt    Julia,  makes  those    funny  spots, on  face?  Aunt, Julia, who is very freckled,���������  I believe it's because I have so much  iron in my blood, it is only, when  I have been ��������� out in wet. weather  though,, that they are noticeable.  Little Johnny���������Oh, yes; I know. You  go out in wet weather, and the  in your blood gets rusted.  iron  1897.  Port   Mulgrave,  June  C. C. RICHARDS & Co.,  Dear' Sfrs,-M1NARD'S LINIMENT  is my, remedy for colds, etc.   It is the  best  liniment I have  ever. used.  MRS.' JOSIAH  HART.  pa^-v^-wasw*-v>^>'^^^?i^Q ^,ts.-o^> -^wo,*������-'  and do it well while you art1 at it. _  Cheap paint is played out. Don't"  use it.   It's never cheap.   Id will  cost you more in the end. Ic costs  as much to put it on  to.-'bsgin.  with.       Use   good    paint���������piire-  paint���������paint   that is made riir'nt  ��������� ground, right,   and   lias  been  made   that   way   for   GO    years.  That's  ��������� .     .  . RAMSAY'S MIST  -  nnd people 'who hav-s used it  know it. It is a paint to beautify,  to preserve, to wear, to stand,,  mid do just what pure paint  should do.   Ask us for our  BOOKLET." K "Free,  telling all about it and showing  some beautiful homes.  A. RAMSAY ii SON  PAINT  MUCERS  MONTREAL.  Est'd 184-2  <&/^&/^/^. ii1*^^ "^a.ia/^������' VT> T> T&Xb^^'W%fr<tyxvQr&f&rsfr~*&''&',&r&T&'&-&i  By the will of the late Franklin H.  Bishop of Russell, Mass., the State of  Massachusetts is made his residuary  legatee. The will reads: "As I have  no relatives on whom I care to bestow my goods, and estates, after the  payment of my just debts and funeral  expenses, I: give all the residue or my  estate to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts., to its sole use and behoof forever." The executor says  that when the estate is settled the  commonwealth will receive 'about  ������7,000. Mr. Bishop was a prominent  citizen of Russell and an ardent admirer  of his State.  If  YOU    W^Wif*   best results SHIP all your     '  TTfU        B-T BUTTER, ECCS, POULTRY. APPLES, othsr FRUITS end PRODU0E, to  I ii������   OS.WSOH   COIYIBTBBSSiOO  CO.  Limit8c,'.Ccr-W������3r.:Marketand  Colborne St., Toronto.  $100 Reward, $100.  In hospitals of less than 100 beds  the death rate is- Go in 1,000 ; in those  of over 200 beds' it rises to 80per.  1,000. #  .Miiiard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Great Britain has now only 4,759,153  acres under crops, a decrease of 150  000   acres  in  two. years.  TO CJJRE A COLtt IX OVE DAY  Take Laxatire Bronio Quinine Tableta.   All druggists J  refund the money if io,fails to euro.   E. W, Grore-a  signature ia on each box.      25c :  Although there are 214,000 acres of  arch.ar^s_ i<n England, yet they . buy  100,000 ":6ns of apples abroad in a year.  Australia's general elevation above  sea level is 790ft., only, the mean of  the   whole  world being 2,290ft.  Wizard's Liniment Uures Garget \i\ Cows,  wood of 1.000 acres  Paris burns the  of forest a week.  ���������W.'P. C. IOT5  ��������� Lond-jn people^ spend on an average  22s. a year in'various charities.        '"  the  Deftly a brush was picked up, colour mixed (.and applied with an exquisite touch, by means of the painter's mouth; and even as one . representative looted on a rustic child  grew suddenly out of black and white,  watching  the  setting sun.  The artist's delight-In his work,  apd hia breezy cheery manner, seem  to cast one's pity back; the man who  has conquered, nobly and patiently,  so many and terrible difficulties,  asks for appreciation of ' his work  from the common ground of Art-rather than from pity for the misfortune which he has. so wonderfully  overcome.   ,  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MRS WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP has been  used by mothers for their children teething. It soothe.*  the child, softens the gums, allays pain, ouieswind co ics  aud is the best etnedy for diarrhoea, 25c a bottle. Sold  by all druggists throughout the world. Be sure and sir  for "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup."  The readers of this paper will be pleased to  learn that there is at least one dread?d disense  that science has been able to cure in all its  Ktauen and that is Catarrh. llail'B Catarrh  Cure is the only positive cura now known to  the medical Jraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional  treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is tnkt n inter-  nally, acting directly upon lhe blood and  mucous surfaces of the -gymem, thereby dos  troying the foundation of tbe disease, and  giving the patient strength by building up the  constitution and assist ins; nature in doing its  work. Tho proprietors have so much faith in I  i!8 curative powers, that'they oli'er one Hun-  s������dtoKeZS^u Miiiard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  o,iv-  ,      F J.CHENEY&CO..TOLEDO '  Sold by druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the beat  Greece has only .-'throe-pigs  100 people. England lids 10  100 of her population.  to every  toevery  >���������.   OINTMENT.  tor all skin ailraonts.  Jo C. ttalvert & Co., Manchester, England  dominion Line Steamships  Montreal to Liverpool.    Boston  to Liter-  pool.   Portland to Lirerpool.   Via Queens-  town.  Large and Fast Steamships. Suoerior acoommodailoi  for all classes of pa=sengera.    Saloons and Stateroom -i  are amidships.   Special attention has been given to to  Becond Saloon and Third-Olaes accommodation.' Foi  rattfs of passage and all particulars, apply to any ajanl  of the Company, or  Bichards, Mills & Co,  .    ���������    77 State St, Boston.  D. Torrance A Co..  Montreal and Portland.  for the TEETH 2������o  "���������-  ��������� The new war ran*: constituting a  Royal Garrison Kegimenc mainly appeals     to non-commbsioned    officers  and  men  o������  the Royal Reserve battalions.   Its  object  is   to induce  seasoned  soldiers   up   to   forty   years of  age to enlist upon certain favourable  terms aa to bounty pay and pension,  for  the specific  duty  of garrisoning  our  Mediterranean    and   other   nontropical  stations.  The  idea  obviously  is that if a special force of this character  can  be, constituted,  a considerable number of tho ordinary infantry  battalions,   at   present   engaged    on  work of that character, would be relieved of it, and '"become available for  active   eervice   in   their   own    proper  sphere, \y  :,.. STRANGE TRUE STORY. ''  'At Painswick Churchyard, a pretty  spot between Stroud, and Gloucester,  Enlgand, there arc ninety-nine yew  trees. The hundredth always dies,  though it has been planted many  times. A local story says that "when  the hundredth lives after it has been  planted, the world will come to an  end."  Sydney, 10,120 mjiles from London  as ihe crow* flies, is the most d is Unit  large  town  from England.  Gerany    has 21    universities,   with  1,920  professors,   and  20,700  students.  ^   MONTREAL HOTEU DIHECTORY^^^  family  Hotel  ' P������r day.  Australia has most.  Una .population, and  sheep per head of  Servia and  Rou-  inania have most pigs.  Miiiard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Ireland lost 1,7-10,030 people by famine during the past century.   ,  fialeySoycBSC.o..  CLdrtob & Gfd Dndtis-  Instruments, Drums,  Uniforms, Etc,  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices/ever quoted. Fire catalogue,-  500illustrations, mailed free. Wrice us forany-  thing in Music or Musical Instrument'.   ,  Toronlo, Ont., and  Winnipeg, iUnn.  CHENILLE~CURTAJNS  and all kinds of house Hanging!), also  LACE CURTAINS  DYELDlffe SNED  Write to us about yours.  BRITISH AMERICAN DYEIHC CO., Box 158, Montreal  SLATE, TILE and     douglas bros..  mcT>Ai    nr\ncc      121 Adclaldt 8t..  METAL ROOFS Toronto.     ���������     Ojc*  FOUND AT LASTI  JrXs jUsnruM&iaKu *fc" m & JjjSjct Jar a.  y Qlt 0*Jtot%  A SHIRT WAIST HOLDER and SKIRT SUPPORTER that ia always ready for use. Holds waist  down und skirt up. Absolutely no sewinp on either.  Reduces waist line. Maduof webbing and aluminum.  Will not rust or corrode. Beware of worthless in-  fritijrsments.   Aoenth Wanted Evbrvwhkeb.  II you buy it, it will support your waist. If you sell  it, it will support; you.   Send 15c. for first one.  Seill  at sight for 25c.  URU8H St CO.,        Dept. 7. TORONTO.  MM! W.<f������ -.c/sJ������]i,i r-j   <i   tolf  ,*1i.-**j������-n*!L'rfM,U..B.i.il *K.V!f,-'J  VIUW WfT(.VJun^i*J(/*i������u|������Ml-^mrt1lWjtr,J.Mrj| ������*i*.jW������, f-1\li.,u**imiL,*,*r,i  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 25, 1901.  |J|*' i.'Af.v . UHTiJ-Vj*. iii KMUUii.  I  t    1  .  I'l  The Mining Review.  SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1901.  HAS IT PAID ?  Now   that   the   mine owners, minors  and business people in general have time  on their hands, it would not  be amiss  if they would all take a quiet look over  the mining legislation of the last three  years, and ask themselves' the question-  quietly "Has it paid ? "   While the price  of  lead is now low  ������12 s8 in England,  about $2.00 here, it has within the last  six years been lower, and old miners in  this vicinity have assured us they packed   ore   to   Kaslo from  here years ago  when  lead and silyei were no  higher  than they are now, and if not at a profit''  certainly at no loss.   There was then,  however, the ten hour day in force when  20 per cent, more work was done by the  men  for  the same outlay than  is now  done.   This.20 per cent.wasa very heavy  ofi'set against the low price of lead.  Without being asked for it by tbe men  however, tbe bass.wood politicians who  had ' no other qualifications to recommend them to the electors passed the  law that gave the country its first black  eye���������a year of absolute idleness, when  prices of lead and silver were both profitable.  The next black eye is a double tax on  output with conditions already strained  to their utmost, and all properties over  burdened with a 20 per cent, increase in  cost of output and other hampering circumstance. Next again follows increase  in cost of locations, assessments, and  threatened doubling of poll tax, air to  discourage prospecting, finding new properties for the speculator and profitable  work for the miner.  Three and four years ago before these  vexatious enactments were enforced,  capitalists and purchasers were coming  in by the score, paying hotel bills, buying more or less goods and making deposits on purchases and options. The  beneficent legislation of our ,-basswood  politicans Jnas driven all -these to other  countries andother parts, and we get  no more oi the money that gave us those  good times, and we put on our spy glasses and sigh for their return.  Instead of giving our surplus domain  and cash to the prospectors to enable  them to make expenditures and open up  their claims, our bass wood politicians  have again handed them over to foreign  railway charter mongers who are expending them in ease and luxury, and  we eet none of the returns.  Again we ask our mine owners, miners and business people to sit down in  the cool shade of the leafing tree and  ask themselves the question "Has this  all paid?" It should teach them a lesson  in politics, and induce them when elections wheel around again to give their  confidence to men of more stamina���������to  men who pledge themselves to work for  the growth of the country instead of  legislating for tho votes of men, but will  they do it?  THIN CHILD  If a child is thin, Jet him  take a little of Scott's emulsion  of cod-liver oit.  Some children like it top  well; begin with a little. A  half- or quarter-teaspoonful is  enough at first, if the stomach  is weak;' but increase, as you  find the stomach will bear..  ��������� The effect is: the little one  takes on strength; gets hungry;  eats and is happy; gets fat���������he  ������ught ro be fat���������and gets  healthy.  We'll send you a little to try if vou like.  Of course, money is lost every day in  stock jobbing, and will be iii all such interests to the end of time; but the public  must understand this is gambling and  not inii'iiiiK.  ���������  SCOT0T & BOWNE,   Chemists.  Toronto.  gone out of sight, or beyond all that  tbe practical results of the mine would  warrant, down comes the price of stock  and the dupe is swamped. He has then  lost money in mining? He has lost it  just as the card fiend loses in a game of  Black Jack, and he should have just as  many to sympathize with him. How  many eastern men are there who came  to this country personally, looked- over  properties, haft a competent man measure the ore in sight, paid a price for it  based on mark value, less the cost of  mining/transport and such charges,and  can truthfully say they lost money in  mining ? Or again, how many are there  who bought several young properties at  moderate upset prices, and after working  them all can conclude they lost money  on the full deal ? We venture to say the  number who can answer these twoques-  tions in the affirmative is very limited.  John Houston, since he got into the  House, is showing himself at tbe elbows  every turn.   In short, it is  proof ofthe  old saying "The  higher up a monkey  climbs, the more   more   he   shows his  tail."    When the mine owners a short  time ago began to  import miners  from  the east to start up the mines, Houston  denounced them  in   the most unmeasured language, to curry favor with the  miners, whose, votes  he wanted  a few  weeks later.   Now a mid-week half holiday has been conceded by some of the  merchants   in   Nelson, to   shorten  the  labors of their clerks, and  Houston opposes it.     The   Nelson Clerks' Union  say they require the recreation, as some  of them work 11 hours a day and more.  Houston retaliates by saying if the clerks  don't  like   their   long, hours plenty of  young men can be brought .in  from the  east to take their places.   What do the  mineis think of the consistency of their  idol Houston ?   He is in parliament now  and is not looking for votes.  W. S. Dricwky  S.indon, C ,C.  H. T.TwiGO'-  I-;  New Denver, U. C.  DREWRY & TW1GG  Dominion arid 1'roviucial Lund Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers,  liedfoid Ji McNeil Code. , '"  to  ii  '/!  4  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  ���������AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  ' SANDON, B.C.  M. L. GRIMMETT, IX. B.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary  Public,'Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  TDjc  I  I  Dentist.  Cor. Ward and Baker Sts., Nelson, B.C.!  It is simply amusing to read the arguments put forth by a portion of the  eastern press to show that eastern  Canadians have lost money "mining"  in this province. It is just as sensible  for a man who has lost his all in the  bucket shops of Chicago on the grain  exchange, k> say he was ruined by fanning in Manitoba. The stock broker for  purposes of personal gam runs up, or  or his friends run up, the stock of this,  that or the other mine, and after it has  ."I have been thinking of writing to  you for some time," writes Mrs. W."D.  Benson, of Maxton, Robeson Co., N.C,  "to let you know what a wonderful thing  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  did for my little boy. '.He.was taken  with indigestion when he was a year  and a half old, aud he was under the  doctor's treatment for five long years.  We spent all we made for doctor's bills,  and it did no good. He could not eat  anything only a little milk aud cracker,  and sometimes even this would make  him sick, and he got very weak; could  not sit up all day, and I gave up all hope  of his ever getting any better. Looking  over one of your books I noticed Dr.  Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery recommended for indigestion. We bought  some and gave to our boy. Two bottles  of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery cured him. He is well as can be,  and can eat anything that he wants and  it does not hurt him. He has not been  sick a day since, and it has been three  years since he took your medicine. I  pray that God will always bles3 you and  your medicine."  The Bluestreak: The Mining Review  man says that the ��������� Paystreak favors  dis-incorporation. That is a lie. Nothing ever contained in these columns  could honestly be construed to. mean  anything of the kind.  It is never well to have one liar alone  in any town ; it is always better to have  two. McAdams, what about that letter  to Type and Press saying the Bluestreak  '���������always" got i'l.00 per inch per month  for advertising and "never" took less.  The Review got its statement of the  Bluestreak's favor for dis incorporation  from our exchanges, several of which  put the same construction on the paragraph as we did. Probably they are all  liars, and McAdams is alone in'his  house of truth.  Alta Lodge, No. 29.  AND A. M.  A. F.  )Z  Regular ronmiui.icatioit of the lodije.  Meets first Thursday in each nulnlh tit Sp. m.f I  Visiting brethren cordially invited. it  A. B. DOCKSTEADKR, Sec'y.  ATLANTIC 8TEAK8BIF TICKETS  To and froni European points via Canadian j  and American lines.   Apply for sailing dates.C.  rates and full information.to any 0. I'.K. ugont/'  or H. W. Harbour, Agent, Sandon, '(,,  W..P. I-". Cummlng*;, Gen.S.S. Auent.Winnipesjy]  '.,,'." ������������������     ,';  ���������:  ,f[  M  f  Established 1858,  It may. be fitting now to advise the  public the new council are in for a new  departure. They are going to force collection of all taxes and revenues up to  date, that is all real. estate andother  taxes due from 1900 and all licenses,&c,  for the first half of this year. This is  only-right. It is unfair that the public  should be compelled to. pay interest on  loans, and that employes should go  without salaries while taxes remain unpaid from last year. It will require the  utmost care and the best of financing to  float this city through with the slender  revenues at the command of the council, and all should do their best to pay  up under the circumstances.  m  flannfacturers of all kinds of  Plain and Fancy  mm  Ml  lira  There were those who ridiculed the  idea of sending that delegation to Ottawa to press for a bonus to a silver-lead  refinery. Well, the upshot of it all is  the government has introduced the  measure, and in a few days it will become law. The amount to be voted may  be less than the sum asked for, but it  will be sufficient to meet the demands of  thc country for some time to come, and  once refining has been commenced, it  will give new life to the silver-lead mining in the country.  VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH--VANCOUVER, B. C.  Tlie .Denver House  0060  Headquarters for Travelling Men and  Miners.  The Table is first class.  The Bar is always stocked by the best  Imported Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  The Rooms are all that can be desired  for comfort.  NELSON & CO., Proprietors.  A  The owners of the Donnelly, mine are  very much elated over an important  strike made on the property last week.  The find was the result of crosscutting  and the metal exposed is a large body  of clean ore. Donnelly left the place too  soon���������some weeks before he might have  risen to fame.  (I  n  si,  ,-WS  it  -'iff  re"  Everybody Wantsi  tO.l  |i  Try Lethbridge Coal,  then'you  have the best and cheapest.   This  will make the hottest and brightest iue������  besides it is  earily handled, as it is \ei   ''.I  clean.    We have it for all kindsof giaU   ?\  f I  E. #. Cameron������'  ������������������if  renreBsdj^trttfft* THE MINING. REVIEW���������Saturday, May 25, 1901.  Tlie Noble Five Co. MeetlM.  The Mine Will Be a Large Shipper  Before the End of the Year.  The first general meeting of the Noble  Five Consolidated Mining & Milling Co.  Limited, was held in the'offices of B." Ii.  Hurst ct Co., Fort street, on Thursday,  May 19th   The chair was taken by C.E.  Pooley, Esq., K.O., M.P.P.    They were  represented in person and   by proxy,  878;000 shares.    Mr. Geo. B. McDonald,  the general manager of the mine, read  an exhaustive report upon the progress  and development  of   the mine and its  prospects. , He pointed out that for the  first time since   its  incorporation  as a  joint stock company, the  Noble Five  mine  is  now   upon   a' self-supporting  basis, and confidently hoped that as the  result of the   exteneive  development,  which   the   directors   have  authorized  him to proceed with immediately.   The  Noble Five mine will be a large shipper  before the year closes.   His report and  financial statement were ordered to be  printed and copies of the same sent to  each shareholder.  Mr. McDonald was instructed to furnish to the' directors a monthly report  of the development of the mine, ore in  sight, ore s'toped, shipments, etc., the  same to be furnished to shareholders  only on application at the office of B. Ii.  Hurst & Co.  The following officers were elected for  the present year: President, Hon. Jas.  Dunsmuir, M.P.P.; vice-president, C  E. Pooley, Esq., K.C., M.P.P.; directors, Joscnli Martin, K.C., M.P.P., F. B.  Pem hereon and B. J. Berry; secretary  treasurer and general manager, Geo. B.  McDonald, of Cody.���������Victoria Colonist.  I  t  Some few years ago mining men made  statements that..$5 ore could not be  mined and smelted at a profit in British  Columbia, and it could not at that time.  Today thp smelters at Grand Forks and  Greenwood, being lip to date with the  latest impmnements, are in a position  to handle the low grade ore and net  returns to the mine. The smelters only  require one-quarter the staff to turn out  output of four years ogo.  Geo. Petty, of Three Forks, has returned from a three months'prospecting trip in the Siihilkameen and Okanogan country. He says he saw nothing  of special merit in the country he visited; but was prevented by a depth of  snow from visiting the districts lie desired to see.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS        ,  Mrs. Winslows Soothing Syruo has been used  by millions of mothers for their children when  teething. If disturbed at ni"tit and b'oken in  your rest by a nick child, suffering and- crying  witn pain of cutting teeth. .Send at once and  get a bottle of "M rs.Winslow's Southing Syrup"  for children teething. It will relieve the poor  little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it,  mothers, there is no mistake about it. It cures  diarrhoea, legnlates the stomach and bowels,  cures Wind Colic, eoftens t^egumsand reduces  Inflammation, and gives tone and energy to the  svstem "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 phvsicians and nurseH in the United  States. Price Mc. a bottle. Sold by all druggists  throughout the world. He sure and ask for  "Mrs. Winslow's soothing Syrup."  TO    MINERAL    CLAIM    OWNERS  v>esi, ivuuieiiiiy. jiisimsi, uuhik  eel or tract of land lying to t!  right-of-way ofthe kaslo it Sk  tween Twelve Milo and Spri:  And All Others Whom It May Concern.  TAKE NOTICE That whereas the Kaslo <fc Slo-  ci������n Railway Company have entered into  an agreement to sell a certain tract of land situated in the Ainsworth Mining Division of  West. Kootenay District, being that certain par-  ���������������������������-������������������ the South of the  locun Railway be-  iringer Creeks, extending southerly from said Railway for ono-  and-a-half mllas and containing about 2880  acres.  And whereas it has been deemed advisable in  the interests of Mineral Claim Owners in said  nrci', to give them the first opportunity of purchasing the .surface rights and timber on any  mineral claims located therein:  THIS IS TO NOTIFY you that applications  will be received for the purchase of surface  rights of mineral claims located in the above  described parcel of laud, up to and including  the 30th clay of June next, after, which date any  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 land applied for, and be addressed  to the undersiged.  The Kaslo & Slocan Railway Co'y.  Hour. Irving, Manager.  Kaslo, B. C., May 9th, 1901.  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  Gents- Puntljsliliigs  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing," and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp. Call and  inspect them.  *      <jv. :r. CAivriEROJNr.  TINSMITH   AND   PLUMBER.  Has on hand a fine line of  Wuinlilng; Goods-Call and  gel prices on PlnniMng and  Sheet Metal Wort  REMEMBER ROOFS PUT ON  BY   ME   DO   NOT   LEAK.  r*TT  rhe jBICt jE3tor������e. \  e  j First Shipment of Spring Dry Goods j  | Jast Arrived and More on tlie Way. I  j     We are Offering; Special Values in Dress Goods j  Carpets, Oilclotlis, Tapestry, Spares, Curtains. I  Do You Read?  e  ������ Haye You Had Our Latest Quotations on Groceries ? ������  9 . ���������        . ������  q , ^'.<'������>������i.<'i.M,,.������,ii.ci^i.i'i..(./'t,'>.<,i^i.<,K'>.ci,'i,('i,������i.ci^t,/>������^i./'i,'<.i>.'i.r^ c\.f\,'\.i\.r\.i'i,'\.f\i' O  ��������� IHE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD. f  1 HE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  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 all communications to  Telephone No. 104.      P.O. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B.C.  The following are some of the many  interesting   books,   with   cloth  binding  and   strong paper  covers lately received at  Clifle's "bookstore.  Black Rock  $75  Geo, Ade's Fabies in Slang.....      75  Monsieur Beaucaire  1 25  An Eventful Night      <30  Ked Rock      75  The Court of Bovville...  1 50  A Danghtei of Patricians      75  My Lady and Allen Darke      75  Prisoners of Hope      75  The Octopus      75  Soldiering in Canada      75  The House of I-Iidden Ti easure..'.....     75  and  many  others.  W. 1. MURKAY1 CO.LIMIT������D,T0R0rYT0.  A fine stock of new Wall Paper  just arrived and' more  on    the   way.  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  Bookseller and Stationer,  SANDON,     -    ������������������-"��������������������������� B. C.  WRITE FOR CATALOGUE.  We've the most complete shoe department in Canada, but we  oiily handle the better grades���������shoes that we're sure of that they'll  fit," look well, keep their shape and wear well. We're exclusive  selling agents for some of the most prominent American makers.  If you're particular about style and neatness better write our Mail  Order Department giving size aud width you regularly wear.  We'll send you shoes that will look handsomer than any you've had  yet, unless of course you're already one of our customers.  Prices $2.50 to $5 the Pair.  W.. ft. Murray & Co, Limited. ElrM  jHJUiBKMB&WBaMMtimiftlMJMBi'M^ MlHtftMatUX/TtlUl- l  fW.WWUnnitl  n*wcfr*J *m������ m  )Z���������  I NEW AND PIQUANT SALADS.  I An authority on cookery tells us  .th'at "a salad should bo pleasing lo  ' .the eye, delicious to the taste, artistic in combination of color, beautiful, and .above all daiutly served.'.!  Certainly, then, if all" these be considered, no more attractive dish can  be imagined with which to tempt  .the appetite on the warm d'ays of  spring and early summer. And how  infinite te'thc variety of salads now  compounded���������those of fruit for breakfast and dessert, and of vegetables'  for dinner,- as well as the heavier  meat and fish salads suitable for  luncheon or supper. -���������  A salad in which celery plays an  important part is generally popular, and the crisp white stalks are  combined with many ���������other edibles.  For instance: ���������  Nut and; Celery Salad:���������This' is excellent and very dainty, served in  green peppers, which have been scooped out. To 1 qt walnut, hickory hut  or even peanut meats, allow 3 pts  finely cut celery and 11-2 pis mayonnaise. Place the nuts in a saucepan with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 small  onion /sliced and two bay leaves, if  they can be procured. Cover with  boiling water and cook 10 minutes.  Skim out the nut meats'and drop  into ice water for half .an hour.(\Then  drain dry, sprinkle with salt and  pepper and ��������� mix with the celery and  dressing. Fill into the little pepper  cups, putting 1 teaspoon mayonnaise  on the top of each:  ,   :'  Russian Salad���������This is' a mixture of  ���������vegetables, -which may often .be prepared of "left-overs." All or any of  the following vegetables can be used.  One-third cup each, of cold7: boiled  carrots, cauliflower," beans, green  peas, beets, turnips .'and potatoes, and.  1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley.  Separate the cauliflower, into, small  sprigs and!/ cut the carrots!'beets,  turnips,' and,potatoes into dice. The  beans and peas can, of course, bej left  wholeV To ^brighten the colors, drop  them into cold water as soon as cooked, ������������������when it is pretty 'to drain, dry  and arrange them'in order on aflat  dish, alternating in rays of red, white  and green from thc centre formed of  the heart of a small'head of lettuce.  Pour over all a French dressing and  set on ice, so as to be very cold when  served.  French Fruit "Salad���������The ingredients are 2 oranges, 2 bananas, the  meats.1 of a dozen English walnuts, 1  head of lettuce ' and 1 cup mayon-  noise. Peel, seed and divide the oranges into mouthfuis. Peel thc bananas and cut in thin slices. Break  the nuts quite small. Arrange thc  lettuce leaves on the serving plates  and in each little green cup put alternate layers of the bananas and  oranges. Dress with the mayonnais  and garnish with the nut*-   .'"   ,,  A BOY'S J.IO0MV  -���������' "  "Roy . takes such a pride in his  room and keeps; it so orderly we must  put fresh paper on the walls and give  the woodwork a coat of pain),".said  his; mother when, talking over her  house-cleaning  plans  for   the spring.  This, mother may not have guessed  it, but she held the secret of; her*son'S  interest in his -room. ��������� Keeping it  .freshened up and inviting looking as  she docs, he. naturally takes pleasure'  in haying it always in nice order. ������������������  Boys, enjoy pretty things and conveniences as well as girls', but too of-  .ten their room is: scantily furnished  that their sisters' room may be inciting and comfortable'  If a boy's, room is dingy, uncar-  peted and without decoration, of  course, .ho will keep it cluttered up  and -untidy and will stay out of'it  as much as possible. But if ho has  ki desk, where ho can sit and study  and keep his pampers,in neat order, a  bookcase or. a'book shelf, where his  gchoolbooks    and    story,  -books   are. .  placed, pictures that he has fancied  and cut out of papers and magazines  put on the walls,! his treasures collected from the woods apd here and  there arranged in convenient places,  pretty curtains at the windows, an  easy chair or two, his guitar, a lounge  with a few pillows; if ha has these  comforts, alad conveniences he will  enjoy his room, inyite liis boy friends  to join him there and will never be  found, you may be sure, lounging on  the street, because there is no place  for him at home.  , A boy's own room has a great influence on his character, and .the  neater and prettier it is the more  refining the influence. Mothers who  desire to make their boys happy and  keep them in the safe shelter of the  home \vill give special attention to  their room when . freshening and  brightening up the rest of the house;  will pee, indeed, that it is made as  pleasant and comfortable as possible.  HOUSECLEANING- SUGGESTIONS.  Equal parts of fine salt and fine  white sand, moistened with vinegar,  will clean brass faucets.  If a lump of common washing soda  is put into the sink over the drain  down which -the waste water passes  and boiling water be poured over it  at frequent intervals, it will thoroughly cleanse the pipe from grease  and keep it from clogging up.  If a little ammonia is put into the  warm soft water used for washing  windows, and plenty-of clean lintless  cloths are used for polishing, the secret of beautifully ehi'iiing windows, is  known.       _ : ..  '' See'that every'part of'the cellar is  perfectly clean and have it whitewashed if ��������� possible. ��������� After your cellar is. cleaned, if there is ��������� the 'least  dampness, use unslacked lime, to absorb the. moisture. Place a chunk,  here and there about the cellar. A  good way to have a s.weet cellar is  to close the cellar and, burn sulphur  in it, three or-four'times a year'. A  clean, dry cellar is. essential to health.  Use raw linseed; oil and benziae in  the. proportion of one teacup of ben-,  zine to a quart of oil, to oil hardwood floors. ��������� After rubbing it info  the wood polish it smooth with, a  soft cloth. ; ...  To stain 'soft \vood floors mix together a pint of boiled linseed oil,  three-fourths pint of turpentine,  three tablespoonfuls of raw umber  and three tablespoonfuls of whiting.  Try the color'tin ��������� a piece of plain  board before using it oh the floor. If  too light, add a little more umber. If  boo dark, more oil and turpentine.  Lay it on with a good sized brush  making the strokes the ,way the  grain runs. ��������� .Apply it evenly. After, a 'day or two rub with a soft  woolen, cloth. Then varnish the  floor, adding half a pint'of unboiled  linseed oil to a quart of varnish, "f "  A HANDX GARMENT.  If you have an old but good jersey  jacket that you have outgrown, just  cut off the collar, cut out the sleeves  bind neatly and knit or crochet an  edge for it, and you' will have a handy  garment for slipping on in the house,  or to put on under some other garment. We. should have said, round  the fronts, make' the jacket just  waist length, but don't get it too  short in the back. .'   j      ���������  ;     TOO CI/ASSIC FOR THEM.     .  A resident in a small suburban  town had a visit from a German  friend who know very little English  but played the violin well. One of this  resident's neighbours gave a musical  evening" and, of course, he and his  visitor were invited. The Gerniau  took his violinj and, when bis turn  came, he played one of his best pieces,  from   one   of   the   great   masters.  When he had finished there was an  awkward silence and no applause;  The. people'.wore istill looking expectantly nt thc German who looked disappointed and flustered. The silence  grew  painful.-  Finally the hostess, quite red in the  face,' edged over to the side of the  German'^  friend.  Can't you get him to? she .whispered.   . .   ��������� . .  What ,'do you  mean?    /,-������������������   ''.���������'"  Why, now. that he's got tuned up,  isn't he going to play something?  HOARDS OF GOLD.  <  Newfoundland I'lslierfolKs Have $'J,01>0,(K������t)  Stored Away.  It is estimated that fully ������2,000,000  in American gold is hoarded up- in  Placentia and Fortune bays on ��������� the  south coast of Newfoundland. This  money has been saved by the fisher  folk and is hidden in'the most unlikely places. Since the disastrous bank  failures in 1891, which taught the  fishermen a lesson about banks, every  man info whose possession a hank-  note, cheque or Government order  comes hurries at once to exchange it  for a Yankee eagle, and this, is as  hurriedly'put away with tho secret  hoard, which in some cases amounts  to thousands of dollars.  In Placentia Bay most of this  money is. obtained through the frozen-herring fishery, which is prosecuted during January, February and  March. Every American captain  brings from ������2,000 to. ������3,000 in gold  with him when he comes after frozen-herring. Of all this stream of  gold comparatively little finds its  way out of the district. In many  cases men seemingly but ill-supplied  with the world's goods, have been  known to produce .������2,000 and ������2,500  for the purchase of a schooner or  fishing property, paying down the  money in every instance in United  States coins.  In Fortune Bay the gold is obtained by the sale of herring for bait  during tlie summer months. All the  American vessels- frequenting >' the  Grand Banks'in quest of cod have to  come into the shore', for this bait,  without which it is. impossible' to secure the- cod. Herring and ice in  which to keep it fresh-are chief items  of outlay by the fishing vessels, and  probably-������100,000 is. spent in this way  'during  the summer.. .     ,\,   ;     ,   ���������  ..'���������;���������  UTILIZING THE "AD."  Now, if you will show me'where the  burglars got into your shop, said thi  detective,' I will see if I oan find %  chn. ������������������   .'  ���������  in a moment, said the. proprietor,  I am .working at something a little  more important than hunting for a  clue Just now.   ;" '  And while the detective .waited, ,the  merchant wrote as follows at his  desk:   '.    ;'.'".        . . .;'-���������'  The burglar wlio broke into Kat-  zenhefter's shop on the night of the  15th and carried away a silk hat, a  pair of. French calfskin boots, a fur-  trimmed overcoat, a black broadcloth suit, and two suits of silk underwear,-was a blackhearted villian  and scoundrel, but a man Whose judg-  rhefi't"cannot be called into question,  He knew where to go when he wanted the finest clothing thc market affords..  Jacob, he said to the book-keeper,  send a copy of this to all the papers,  and tell 'em I want it printed in big  black type to occupy half a column to  morrow morning. Now, Mr. Hawk-  shaw, I am at your service. .  REALISM.  Ethel���������Yes, we played husband and  wife. I kissed him and said ne was  the handsomest man in the world,  and he said, Here's forty dollars, go  and  buy some gloves.  PERSONAL POINTERS.  Notes of Interest About Sonic of (be Great  reoplc of the World.  .All the eight ladies who acted as  train-bearers to the Queen on her  wedding day thirty-eight years ago,  are still alive; all save one are mar- .  ried. The Lady Victoria Howard is  the   one  exception.  The Crown Prince of Germany,when  younger, did not at all like the idea  of everybody being dinners. When  his tutor told him, that all men were ,  sinoejs he .saw, "is my papa, then,  a sinner ?" On being answered in  the affirmative, he exclaimed, with  warmth, ''But I am sure my mamma  is  not!"  , Few even among his many friends  remember that Sir Howard. Vincsnt  was at one time a practising barrister of considerable promise. Curiously enough, he was a fellow-law pupil''  of Sir Evelyn Wood, a still more eminent -soldier-barrister. Sir Howard  achieved the rare distinction of securing sixteen briefs the first time he  went on circuit. '  There  is no more' ardent  admirer,  among foreign Royalties, of England,  and all things English than the Em-  press   of   Japan   who,   with   her' husband,  has  done  so  much   to develop ������  her country on Western lines.     The  Empress, who has been married thirty  years  and  has a family of five children, is still as essentially young and  vigorous  as any  of them. Every day.'  she  spends  an   hour  in   her    private)  gymnasium in the palace at.Toki'o.and ]  she  is said  to    be one of   the,'most  skilful  horsewomen  in "Japan.!  ��������� M. Benjamin Constant, has been '  giving his impressions of Queen Alexandra as a sitter. "Your Queen,"  he told an interviewer, "can never  grow old ; she has perennial youth and  perpetual beauty. Ah, what a Sovereign I" And then, with a great laugh,  he added, " Sometimes, whan I visited  Buckingham Palace, she kept me waiting for a quarter of an hour, and I  was glad of it, for her apology was  so charming and her manner so delightful, that I could never have had  the. heart- even to look cross.."   <:'<���������:  Literary people are evidently not.  in need of holidays1, so long aa they  have pens, ink, and paper, and access to a library, they.can .write their  books anywhere, and many choose to  write them in the quiet seclusion ot  a country house. Mr. Rider Haggard,  enjoys- the seclusion . of. a Norfolk  farm, Mr. George Meredith leads a  reclusive life among the Surrey hills,  Mr. G. A. Henty writos all his boys'  books on board his 80-ton yacht, and  Dr. Gordon Stables has for-his study  a gipsy caravan in. which he wanders .  at .will for .a half  of every year.  :' "The public are very fond of offering me advice," Gen. French7 told an  interviewer. "One fellow wrote, 'Why  don't you collar their horses ?' And  then I also have my little correspondents who take me after their own r  fashion. *My dear French,'came from  a Rugby boy, ' I want you to send  me your signature, but mind you  don't let your secretary write it;' and-  a little girl, expressing herself as  very wishful to nee me back in London, pointed out an immense number  of ink crosses she had traced on the  paper, and said she hoped I .would  take them for kisses."  from your brother colonists, the Tea Planters of Ceylon and  India. They ask you to try their machine-rolled tea and compare Japan with it. They know the comparison will be so  odious that you will wonder why you ever drank JAPAN.  i f|  i       a  !    'J  1-  /.  i-'l'J  ��������� *' 1  VI  j \f  ������ l'l  ���������'H  1  ft  V  ���������  T>  a i{  t,  ���������1  %>'!  hi  f   I  is  n  III  7 J  4 '  i i 'fl  ('f  J-9  K  "Ml  :ii;  m  'ffl  Coylon Teas are sold in sealed  lead  packets  only,   never  in  bulk.   Black, Mixed or unco!-  ored Ceylon Green,  Sample on application.   Address " SALADA.'^Toronto.  life! to the  wars siyin Begorra, Mas-  ther Gerald, he wint somewhere about  the same  time as you  wint yerself!"  "They talk awful rot in the village," was Colonel Desmond's emphatic comment, as he turned away  impatiently, and walked down a  side alley.  From the farther end of tho alley  he could see a wide sweep of meadow-  land, with a house or two peeping  from out some distant woods.  "So she never married Harvey, after all!" he muttered. "I wonder���������I  wonder why V Confound it!"���������he  broke off angrily���������"am I never to  get rid of that confounded episode?  Seven years, and I haven't forgotten. Seven years, since she���������since she  sent me about my business?," he concluded bitterly, "and ������ haven't, had  the decency  to forget!"  For some moments he stared  Btraight across the fioft sweep of mea-  dow-lantL  "Purple Violets/'  ..*���������������������������  "Arrah, Masther Gerald, but its ������.  grate    day for  Ireland  that sees ye  home in the ould place agin!"  Colonel Desmond smiled at his old  gardener's fervency.  ������������������ "Thank  you.  Casey.      By Jove !"���������  glancing round the quaint, straggling garden���������"it is good, to be home  in old Ireland again. Seven years'  roasting in India makes a man appreciate his. own country with a  vengeance."  ��������� "But lock at that, now!" cried  Casey admiringly. "And to think  it's seven long years since ye put yer  foot in this ould garden ! And is it  thruc, Masther Gerald, you've been  fightin'.the blacks iver since? Micky  Milligan, .who reads the paper reg'-  lar, .gez tie Queen sent you a goold  cross, she was that plazed at the way  you knocked the divil out of the. hay-  thens!"     i  "Not a gold one," laughed his master. "It's one made of gunmetal, but  not all the coin in the reaim could  buy it, Casey. ' And now tell me all  the news. I see"���������glancing around���������  "you've looked after the old place  thoroughly during my absence."  "Thank ye, Masther Gerald," said  Casey, beaming with pleasure. "Me  an' thc ould woman's done our best  be Coolagar since the day ye shut it  up and wint abroad to fight. As for  the news, the divil a.scrap of change  there's been hereabouts, save and except the killin* of the ono.-eyed fox  in Kelly's wood the saison afther you  left, and' the death of Owen Molloy,  the schoolmaster, six  months' ago."  ''And the rectory people���������how are  they?" queried Colonel Desmond, with  the faintest flush of colour on his  forehead.  "Musha, they're all thrivii/," replied Casey, with a covert glance at  his master. "Of coorse, the rector  himself gets an odd twinge of gout,  but that's natural enough in a-man  of bis age. As for Miss Cynthia,  she's the swatcst lady in all Ireland!  You'll he afther Bcein' hur yerself,  Masther Gerald, in a few minits. She  comes over to me ivery inornin' for  a posy of ���������������������������"-.  "Miss Cynthia!" interrupted thc  colonel, .with a start. ' "Why���������why,  I thought she was to have married  Mi\ Harvey !"  "Lord bless you, no, sir 1 Miss  Cynthia will never marry���������leastways;" he added confidentially, "not  unless she gets^ thc mun she's been  ntin' her l>eart. out about this, many  a year!"  "And who may that lucky individual be, Casey?" asked Colonel Desmond, with the faintest touch of bitterness in his voice.  Casey shuffled uncomfortably.  "Arrah! sure it's not for the likes  of me to be discussin' the gintry," lie  began insinuatingly; "but they do  say in  the  village that he wint  Memory pulled back the hands of  the clock seven years, and in his  dream he looked on life with eyes  that never would, iu reality, look the  same again. Life was such a good  thing in those dear old far-off days  ���������so good, that not all the bitter disappointment and reckless danger of  seven years had rubbed one hour  from off  the slate of his memory.  ���������  But what a fool he had been! She  had fooled him���������led him on, played  with him as a cat plays with a mouse,  and then . It is the way of women to sacrifice men's hearts to their  vanity. Cut she might have spared  him, because���������well, because, after all,  he had loved her ever.since she had  been 'a long-legged kiddie in short  frocks. That was years before Harvey had appeared upon the scene, with  his pushing insistence, and knack of  dangling around her wherever she  went; .  He had always believed in Cynthia,  in whose cause he had first learnt  the art of battle. It was'like losing  his faith in God when he lost faith  in Cynthia.  He remembered the anguish of jealousy that had prompted him to write  that last letter���������the letter whoso  answer was to finally settle his' hopes  and fears. Eyery phrase of ��������� that  fateful missive had burnt itself into his brain for ever. His reproaches,  his burning love and passionate jealousy, all passed before him now, like  the -ghosts of a play. , And then  there blazed out before him, in letters of flame, the closing words���������the  words that demanded her final decision.  "I am sending this note by Casey,"  they ran, "who will also give you a  bunch of violets. Should you wear  the latter at dinner to-night, I will  know at once, and for all time, that  you love me; if not, I will never both-,  er you again!"  That was all���������an ill-written note  and a bunch of violets; but they were  the last chapter in a man's tragedy.  ,    '   :-\ , <    '��������� ���������*-���������* ..  * '    .     H.   '  He had ordered Casey to gather a  bunch of .white violets���������white violets  were her favourite flower���������and deliver them with the letter to Miss  Cynthia without delay.  That was in the afternoon. In the  evening his fate was decided. At  dinner fihe wore a bunch of purple  violets.  Looking backward now, Colonel  Desmond knew that of all the battles  he had been through in his time, the  one ho had fought w>Lh himself that  ill-starred night was the hardest, and  the victory the most creditable he  had ever won. He had taken his  leave like a gentleman, and a week  later sailed for India on active service.  That was seven years ago now; and  the years blunt our sorrows wonderfully; but he had never forgotten the  white violets, nor Cynthia.  Presently the colonel retraced his  footsteps, ���������������������������'���������' v"  "Casey," he said, "is the bed of  white violets' by the south wall still  in existence ?"  The gardener scratched his head.  "Lord, no, Masther Gerald!" he  said. "A blight seemed to come over  them soon afther you left, and the  divil a stem in the bed but died !"  "Ah! Like dreams, Casey," said  the colonel.  "Violets  die  quickly."  "Shure, sir," agreed Casey vaguely; "but the other wans���������you remember the bed of double purple wans' bo  the ould greenhouse '  Desmond nodded.  "Well, though it's moself lhatsayS  it,'" continued Casey proudly, "they're  as bright and bloomin' as the day you  tould me to. pull'a bunch and take  them across with the lctther to Miss  Cynthia! Will ye come and have-a  look at  thim, Masther Gerald?"    '  "1 am afraid, Casey," said Colonel  Desmond, smiling, as ho followed the  old gardener, "your memory is playing you a trick. They were whUp  violets I told you to take to Miss  Cynthia that day. I have every reason for remembering."  "Bless your soul, no, Masther Gerald!" replied Casey confidently, as  they stopped opposite a bed of rich  purple violets. "They waur the  double purples. These is the very  wans, at out feet'. I remember it as  well as if it waur only yesterday.- Ye  called me up to the verandy. 'Casey,*  sez you, 'take this letter, along wid  a bunch of vilets, across to Miss Cynthia at wunce. And, Casey,' sez you,  'it's to be a big bunch���������remember, a  big-bunch.'.   Y<;;* w-'y lnve ?j.?d while,  thought me! Try' to think of what  I did a little gently. And���������and will  you let me try to atone for the wrong  I did you in the past? Lot me try  to win'back a little of the old love-  only a little."  . She suddenly stooped down, and  pulled some of the violets growing  at their feet. As she pinned them in  his coat,  her  eyes  met  his.  "For seven years," she said, "I've  never worn any flowers but these!"  AFTER THE PARADE.  Mrs. Casey, admiringly���������Faith,' yer  appayrence must hov allhractcd at-  tintion   an' gev .roise   to   raymar-rk!  Casey���������It did! Oi licked thc mon  in less, ngr foive minutes!  but the divil a bit of me heerd, so I  tuk her a darlin', bunch av thc double purples, and," continued Casey,  too intetested in his narrative to notice his. master's white face���������and I'm  goin" to tell ye a saycret, sir. The  devil a flower Miss Cynthia has ever  worn from that day to this but purple violets !"  But Casey's information appeared  to pass unnoticed. The colonel never spoke, only stared across the sunny meadows to where a spiral wreath  of blue smoke crept upward through  the distant woods. ' So that was tho  explanation of Cynthia's purple violets. Poor Cynthia! She had loved him, after all. And lie���������what had  he done lo her? He turned on Casey.  A savage desire to choke thc life out  of this soft-hearted idiot, who had  well-nigh ruined two lives, swept  through him. Then the man in him  triumphed. He fought down the passion bravely. . What was done, was  done, without nope of redemption.  "For all the world as if he'd seen a  ghost," Casey told a crony long afterwards.  "She kem over here wan day afther  ye'd gone ahroad, pir," resumed Ihe  loquacious Casey, tx'c length, "and  axed me if I'd let her have a bunch  av the double purples every morn-  in' while they waur in saison, which  was qua re; seein' they have the best  flowers on thc counthryside in the  rectory garden. 1 reminded her av  that," continued Casey, "but she only  sinile'd a bit sorrowful like, and sed  she'd rather have the wans that grew  here. She called thim a quare name  ���������sed they waur her romance, or  somethin' like that���������but the divil a  name I've iver heerd thim called me-  self but purple violets!"  "And you always let her have  them?" asked the colonel slowly. His  face was very white.  ? "Av coorse, Masther Gerald!" assented Casey insinuatingly. "I know  if ye waur at home yerself ye'd let  Miss Cynthia have the sow 1 out of yer  own -body if she axed it. So ivery  mornin'    she  comes   over  about  this  time, and Begorra! here she   is  herself!" broke off Casey suddenly.  "And if ye don't mind, Masther .Gerald-, ���������I'll'go and, look at the roses."  She came along the wide, gravelled  path, with all her old grace and dignity; and Colonel Desmond, as he  watched her, ' thanked God he had  loved and waited even seven years.  Her eyes were fixed on the ground,  as if she were lost in thougnt, and  she had drawn quite near before she  looked up. Then he went towards  her.  ,   "Cynthia!"  he  said.  A flush of color suddenly swept  through her face, and as suddenly receded again, leaving her deadly pale.  "You?" she cried, recovering herself, with a bravo effort. "I���������we  never heard you had come home."  "'No," he said, gently, taking her  hand. "I came homo last night quite  suddenly. Only yourself and Casey  know I am in Ireland. T never meant  to have come home again," he went  on; "but Fate seems to have forced my  footsteps back to your side again.  Oh, Cynthia, Cynthia," he cried, "forgive me!- I made an awful mistake  that night seven years ago!"    -  ,Then, with one hand tightly clasped  in his, he explained Casey's mistake  ���������the mistake that had swallowed up  seven years of their happiness, and  well-nigh wrecked their lives.  "I could stake my life that I told  him the violets were to be white," he  concluded; "and when you came into  dinner wearing purple, I Well, after that, nothing mattered much." He  broke off thickly.  Her eyes.suddenly filled with (ears.  "It nearly broke my heart," sho  said softly.  "Oh, Cynthia, Cynlhia," he cried, hia  clasp on her hand tightening, "what  a    heartless    brute    von  must  have  RICH, RED BLOOD  ABSOLUTELY   NECESSARY  TO  HEALTH AND STRENGTH.  Through tho Blood Every Organ, Every ,,Sarv������  and Every Tissue In the Body is Nourished���������  If tho Blood is Impure Disease Takes Possession of tho System.  If  you  want   to  be  well   take  care  of the blood. The blood is aptly termed   thc  vital  fluid,  and it is through  it   that   every   organ  and   every  tissue of thc body is nourished.     If the  blood becomes, impoverished, (he   entire system is in danger of a breakdown,  and  what  is  termed  anaemia,  general debility, .or    even    consumption    may   be   the   result.      Prudent  people  occasionally   take, a tonic for  the purpose of keeping the blood pure,  but   Lhe  unwell    are  those  to whom  this, article  is chiefly valuable, as it  will  point out    an    easy and speedy  means    to   renewed    health.       Mrs.  Joseph Herbert, who keeps a grocery  at the corner of St. Germain and Her-  moine streets, St. Sauveur, Que., tells  the following story of broken health  and    renewed vigor:    "I suffered' for,  many-months,    said    Mrs.    Herbert,  "from an impoverished   condition of  the blood, coupled with extreme nervousness.    I  was   very  pale  and felt  languid and indisposed to exertion. A  dizzy    sensation  on    arising  quickly  from a chair, or coming down stairs,  often  troubled me.     Thc least excr- ,  cise  would leave  me almost  out������������������ of  breath, and my heart would palpitate  violently,  while at other times I  would feel a smothering sensation. Often my face and  arms would swell and puff and the  arms became almost useless. I aoc-  tared miorc or less for tbe trouble,  but did nat.get any .real benefit until  I began the- use of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. I had been, using the  pills only a few weeks when I found  myself growing stronger and better  ki every way, I continued taking  thrv pills for nearly three months���������  for X was determined the cure would  be Thoirough���������but sometime before I  discontinued using them I felt in  better health than I had enjoyed for  years before. My sleep is now  healthful and refreshiing, my. appetite  excellent, and I feel equal to almost  any exertion. I feel that I owe all  this to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and  it will always, give nie pleasure to recommend them."  It is the mission of Dr. Williilms'  Pimk Pills , to make rich, red blood,  nourish the nerves, tissues and various organs of the body, and thu'i, by  reaching the root of the trouble drive  disease from the system. Other medicines act only upon the symptoms of  the disease, and when such medicines  are discontinued the trouble returns  ���������often in an aggravated form. If,  you want health and strength be sure  you get the genuine- with the full  name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills- for  Pale People" on the wrapper around  every box. If your dealer cannot supply you the pills will be sent, post  paid at 50 cents a box, or six boxes  for ������2.50, by addresstng' the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont,  Lord Salisbury speaks best when ho.  rests his elbow on something. In the  House of Lords he usually finds tho  support he needs in two or three  books placed one above the other.  Somebody one day removed one, of  these, it was some book of reference,  and Lord Salisbury missed it inline-*,  diately. His eloquence was checked,  he floundered in his speech, and did  not resume it until the book was  returned. On another occasion at his  own house, where there was a political meeting, he began to speak ran  the-r lamely and after considerable  hesitation he walked across his drawing room to where there was a rather,  high fire screen. Ho got inside this,  with his back to the fire, and facing  his audience, with his elbow on the,  screen, proceeded to make a most elo^  ouent  harangue,  ?*���������*%.  ^m^^JM^^imw^'^^^^.^m  v&i^'&s*~i%i?r&Ki'.'1)*j&������:i> t yrwrw'1 vMinvt.v.zKiiifa-sJt tnf  y^iii^wji^ii^iiUiiziw wt^saa^^nwsUuawji.wf c/t^^fj au^aa*  i  I  $  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, May 25, 1901.  fllNES AND HINING.  There are thirteen men at-work on  the Utica, Paddy's Peak.  Some of tiie hands of the American  Boy are laid off for a time because of  surface water.  It is not unlikely the passing of the  refinery bonus by the Federal government will at once renew activity in the  Slocan.  Some 400 men ' are laid off at the  Northport smelter and the Le Roi mine  because of a grudge against the foreman  of the smelter.  Sir. Hughes says the Idaho will commence shipping about the first of July,  when wagoning becomes good enough to  keep the concentrator going.,  The second payment has been made  on the Mountain Con, and work will  be resumed on the property, under hew  management, as soon as the snow disappears.  The Payne people are dickering with  the K. it S. for a block of land ,'a mile  or so out of town on which to locate a  compressor plant they now find to be  required.  It is expected the Miner-Graves syndicate will operate the Rockland Group  on an extensive' scale shortly. This  property is a gold-copper proposition  carrying good values.  Geo. Ransom expects to have the  Sovereign opened up in about ' two  week's time. A t present the roads and  trails will be repaired so as to have  -them in good shape for traffic,  put a few men to work on the  at development work.  He will  Madison  A Curious Find.  The 2ve\v York Engineering and Mining Jouruallast ,week published a paper  on "A Curious Copper Deposit in Chile,"  in the course of which the following occurs : "It may be interesting to note  that a few months ago the body' of an  Indian was found in oneof the workings.  He had been killed by a fall from the  roof, while engaged in collecting ataca-  nnte in a small basket, which was still  in his hand, bis stone implements being  found alongside. The body is in a perfect state of preservation, evidently due  to impregnation of the. tissues by copper  palts, as well as to the antiseptic action  of the exceedingly dry climate. As  these mines were apparently quite unknown to the early Spanish colonists, it  is to be inferred that the body is of considerable antiquity; this is corroborated  by the style of dress (a waistcloth and  two anklets) and by the stone tools used.  The local belief is that it dates from before tbe time of the Spanish occupation,  say 1600, A. D. Isee no reason to consider thia improbable."  While eight or ten men were sitting  in a hotel at Midway one evening last  week, two masked men entered with six  shooters. One asked for all to hold up,  which was readily granted, and the  other relieved two of the men of $550,  giving a first thought to the pockets in  which the wallets were found. The  country is being searched for the robbers, but so far there is no trace of  them. .  ol Uwi kte  AHROW LAKES, B.C.  The most complete resort on the continent of  North America. Situated midst Hcnnory unrivalled for grandeur. lioatinx, (Isliing and  excursions. Resident physician and nurse.  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