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 <������������^g3^  /"'!  /"' /  S  /  V  VOL. 1.    NO. 22.  SAJSTDOET, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEBER 20, 1897,  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  11 BBB JT Iff HMD  British People Do Hot Like French  Aggression.  On Nififer and  on Nile.  London, .Nov. 18.���������Lord Salisbury's  Guidhall   speech   must   have   been a  keen disappointment to those prophets  who foretold a (spirited announcement  that -would' send   the blood   thrilling  proudly  once more through   English  veins. - Nevertheless), the speech struck  tho true note of English  public opinion on   the most critical  of questions  troubling England  just now, viz.: Her  relations with France on the Nile and  on the Niger, "England in  not greedy,  not eager   to paint the map  provocatively red,   but we cannot allow  our  plain rights to be overridden."   There  certainly   was   more   Lord   Salisbury  than  Mr. Chamberlain  in  this  un ig-  gressive line.   The French press, keeping up its idea of the   British  cabinet  being   divided   into     Salisbury    and  Chamberlain sections, takes it calmly  some   even 'interpreting   Lord   Salisbury's  words  as'mainly  intended   to  keep his too impulsive English followers   quiet,   while   arranging   matters  with M. Hanotaux, the French foreign  minister.   The Times maintains  that  the retention of the  right bank of the  Niger aud the rulers of Sokota, Gando,  Boussa, Nikki, and other states, maps  Of which  were published here for the  first time  this week,   clearly seem   to  leave France no valid claim on these  countries on the basis of prior treaties.  The'English claim is particularly clear  in Boussa  or Borguc.    "It can   hardly  have any other ending than the French  recall   of  Lieut.  Bretonnet   and   the  force of Seuegals.   The real gravity of  the situation arises from the hysteria  of   the   aggressive   JFrcnch   colonial  . party, which clings  to the susceptible  French   public opinion  and may imperil the life of any ministry which  withdraws even  from  this proved  aggression.   This element leads  the belief that the  commission now sitting  in Paris will prove as futile as previous  negotiations, and then m&.y come  tho  opening for arbitration as regards  the  Nile.  " Reported presence of French officers  at   Fnslioda,   between  Kartoum   and  Wadelia, has reawakened fears which  Sir Colin Scott Moncriuff excited three  years ago,   when  he explained how  a  civilized   nation   on   the   upper Nile  might flood Egypt, or cut off its water  supply at pleasure.    This  close relationship   between   the  prosperity   of  Egypt'and   the control of the whole  Nile from Victoria Nyauza to the Mediterranean is a powerful   argument  in  the hands of the advocates of the "Forward Policy."  The English public is clearly growing very uneasy at the persistence of  Indian outbreaks. The heroism of the  Sikhs, the Gordon Highlanders and the  Northamptonshire regiment was splendid, but the question is forcing itself  painfully upon public attention, what  goocLcan follow this terrible waste of  the best British blood on the Afghan  frontiers.  munication with tho Yukon, were  settled in n friendly manner. Naturally the Premier will discuss ,other  matters, as for cxn .nple tho abolition  by the two countries of tin? duties on  coal, lumber, barley, eggs,fish, potatoes  and hay. It would, however, be a mistake to suppose that the Premier intends to e-en up our tariff question in  a general way, or as he has suggested,  to extend British preference in our tariff to the United States. The tariff  has been settled and manufacturers  feel the assurance thuf capital invested in manufactories is safe.  The World connects   Premier  Laur-  ier's visit with the former commercial  union,   speeches   in   parliament   and  Boston, and also connects with it   Far-  rer's presence in Washington.   It says  that    Premier    Laurier's      presence  smacks of   hypocrisy   and   that   ultimately he will have to deal with a congress composed of British  haters,  tail-  twisters, diplomatic sharks, and political bunco men.    We havo had dealings  with them before in   a   nation.     The  United States is out of the   diplomatic  code    It has  claimed   the   privileges  and practices of a   gipsy   horssfcnuler.  and as Sir Wilfred has   gone into   the  camp of his   own   election   he   must  abide the result.   Even if they  agreed  to everything he sought, does he think  they will carry any  of   it   out ?     Sir  Wilfrid needs to be cured once for   all,  and wo believe he will   be   effoctually-  cured of his "Washington   tendencies"  at an early date.  The Mail and Empire claims that  the Globe in its statement that Hon  Joseph Chamberlain, secretary for the  colonies, proposed absolute free trade  in the empire is a misrepresentation  of the facts, and cites its statement on  September 8 that Mr. Chamberlain ex  prossly declined to make any proposal,  ft also cites the imperial blue book and  says Premier Laurier's Washington  visit shows that he deceived Great  Britain so as to get the treaties announced in o'-der to be able to treat  with Washington.  HTEiiK a ���������  ooo i������.  Carries Total. Dividends To $94,00o.  '.   $7,00o in Tinklng Fund.  Thirty Six Cars Yet to Hear From.    Mine  Now Shipping Two Cars Daiiy.  CAMDA'S RESOURCES.  Her Mineral   Wealth   and   Agricultural  Products   Desecribed   by   Messrs.  Allan, of the Allan Line Co.  MIGHTS  OF LBAOR.  Laborers    Coming   Too   Rapidly    From  Europe   to  Suit  Them.  Louisville, Ky., Nov. 15.���������The morning session of the general assembly of  the Knights of Labor was devoted to  ���������the- discussion of the report of the  committee on 'emigration. It was the  prevailing sentiment that some vigorous steps should be taken to restrict  immigration, and statistics were presented showing that nearly ten million  foreign laborers had come to this  country during the last 23 years,which,  it was declared, worked a'hardship on  the American workman.  The report that Past General Master  Workman Sovereign had stepped down  and out because he desired to fix his  fences for the presidency on a labor  reform ticket in 1900 was vigorously  denounced on all sides.  To meet the popular demand  for information upon the subject of the gold  fields   of   Northern' Canada,   Messrs.  Allan,     the     well-known   shipowners  whose   name   is   a     household   word  throughout  Canada,   have   issued     a  bright   up-to-date   pamphlet    dealing  with the   mineral  wealth of Canada,  and   the   lar   Northwest.     Naturally  ELlondyke  and the  rich auriferous deposits   of   the   Yukon Valley   receive  considerable attention.   The intending  prospector is advised how to reach the  gold fields, and when to make tho journey,   and   an   interesting account   is  given of the other varied resources of  this region.     Messrs. Allan,  however,  wisely advised   the  emigrants  not to  neglect  the more settled  areas of the  Dominion.   The  recent discoveries of  gold, silver   and   copper   in   Ontario,  Ivootenay and Cariboo are all touched  upon, while  due prominence  is given  to the more prosaic, but perhaps more  tangible competencies  to be  acquired  from following agricultural pursuits in  Manitoba or British Columbia.  Thirty thousand dollirs was divided  among tho lucky owners of the Whitewater mine in this city on Nov. 15.  Two thousand was placed in the working fund anp about 35,000 carried forward. This brings the total dividends  to date very near the 5100,000 mark,  Ninety-four thousand dollars is th ��������� exact aniont divided to date. Calculating the 36 cars upon which returns  had not been made on the day (ho dividend was paid, the Whitewater's profits  at that date, exclusive of the money  in the sinking fund, amounted to $130,  000. These unreported shipments will  go into the next dividend, to be declared on December loth.  The Whitewater is now shipping two  October 45 cms went to the smelter  and in the present month 24 cars had  been sent out up to tho 15th. This  rate will probably be kept up ' during  the entire winter,. At the mine 110  men are on the pay roll and while most  ������of them arc engaged in taking out ore,  development is not be neglected mid  Manager Em I on says the property never  looked so well as at the present time.  The ore now being taken out comes  from No. "0," 3 and 4 and is of a fine  average grade, running n little oyer  101 ounces in silver and about -10 per  cent. lead. A lino body.of ore ,is -just  opening up above No, -1 tunnel and if  Mr. Eaton's theories are borne out,  which seems quite probable large shipments can ho made from this ground  nlono.  The Whitewntcr'i& a great mine���������  that point has been settled beyond  contravention. Its shipping grade is  established and few there are that can  show a better; its dividends aro mounting up and its future as a heavy ship_  per is assured at least for a long period,  Messrs. Eaton, Price, Monlgomeiy and  Rei.a]Jack are to he congratulated upon  tho splendid locorcfnnd great promise  of their property. It is good for the  country that another properly lias  como to the Iront so handsomely and  joined the list'ol heavy producer!).  Kooto. anian.  probi' in. The interest of Groat Britain  may In- admitted to be different, but  those of Canada arc ossuredly with  those of the countries thnt s'ee to redrew!'ore daily., In the month of  monetize silver. That now is. and is  more and more going t-; be the burning question in British Columbia���������the  making of silver, not token money ns  it now in, but redemption money; its  remonetizntion���������and no words of Mr.  Cloustoii'disparaging this movement  are going to be of the slightest in-  llucncc in counteracting this movement. Canada needs for its prosperity  ���������such an amount of prosperity as she  should have���������many things, but not one  of them or all of the rest of them combined could, we feel assured, contribute to that prosperity eo much as the  giving to silver by the nations of the  world, Canada included.-- the position  which if occupied a qui-rtcr of a cen-  turv.  SLOGAN LAKE SCEHERY.  As   Seen   by   a   Representative   of   the  Mining Record.  A representative of the British Columbia Mining Record, published at  Victoria, recently made a trip through  the Kootenay district, and lias written  a most able article on  the resources of  properties held by the applicant wnich  would be affected with forfeiture :  (b.) A certificate under the hand of  the Gold Commissiener 'or Mining  Itccorder of each division wherein any  of the said properties is situate, that,  notice hfis been posted, and that no  records (other than those mentioned in  the said certificate, if-my) adverse to  the applicant's interest in the said  properties have been made by him  during the time in which the said  applicant was not in possession of a  valid existing free aiiner's certificate:  (c.)_   A. ceclaralion by the applicant,  .,     ,. , .  .       , - , ii- u   i   ���������      or   llls   agent dulv  cognizant of   the  the district,  which  was  published  in    loClltion tl)G groumJ  yf tl]0 ,ipplicn���������.>s  .i ..   ..... .1- .i ... ....       * -       properties, and the other facts affecting  the ease,, that   he   has  searched   the  A   Close   Call.  HORSE THIEVES  CAUGHT.  They aud Their Plunder Captured Near  Princeton.  Provincial Constable I. A. Dinsmore  is just back from the Midway section,  where he has been for the lu3t few  days helping Constable Lawder, of  Greenwood, to search for the horse  thieves near Princeton in the fc-'imilk-  Hicon country. The thieves made no  resistance wh"ii arrested, and, as they  had all the stolen horses with them,  the whole outfit was taken back to  Kninlooi's by the officers, and Constables Dinsmore and Lawder returned  to their respective posts of duty. The  name of one of the horse thieves is  Littlo the other one's name is yet unknown.  Modern Autocrats.  the last issue of that interesting mag  nzine. In speaking of his trip on the  Slocan lake, he says :  "A short rail journey to Roscbery  and the Slocan, the fastest boat on the  route, takes you down the Slocan lake  to New Denver, Silverton and  Siocan  City.   To describe  the gorgeous beauties of Slocan lake scenery  one would  require the pen  of a lluskin at least  (and 1 hardly think I can lay my hand  just at the moment on the article), but  1 heard an Irishman on  the boat singing '"Killarney," and the words of the  song were not inappropriate.   Perhaps  f saw the country at its best, but noth- )  inn could be more inspiring   than the  sight of these lofty ranges  clothed in  their autumn garb of gold and purple  and red, reflected-with   extraordinary  fidelity on the placid water, and above  the   translucent   blue   of a   cloudless  sky.    Having decided  to make a stay  at New Denver on the steamers's return journey   and  to see   Slocan City  first,     I remained on board when   we  called at the former plncc.   Some four  miles  below New Denver is Silverton  and here for  the first time  during my  journey   I saw signs   of   mining act-  ivilv.  records of claims recorded during the  interval the applicant was in  delimit, and that such chums do not  (except as may be therein stated) conflict with or overlap any of the properties of the applicant :  (d.)    The sum of five dollars.  The Minister of Mines may thereupon gave instructions for the alteration of the date of the applicant's free  miner's certificate so as to conform  with the date of the expiration of the  lapsed certificate, and may also give  iristuclions for such amendment to be  made io the records affected as may be  considered requisite, and any such  relief may be partial as to properties  in respect whercwf relief is given, or so  as to save adverse rights acquired  during default of the applicant.  JAMES BAKER,  Provincial  Secretary  and  Minister of  Mines.  Phil ITickey was trudging up the  Idaho trail the other day when he came  upon the head and shoulders of a man  sticking above the snow. "Help me out  of here, pardnsr," came in a weak voice,  "caught by that d���������-n slide' and been in  here four hours." Phil, of course, helped  the man, whose naine we could not  learn,' out' ol his difficulty and found  him almost frozen. He was taken to the  mine and at last accounts was getting  along nicely. It is said that full half a  dozen slides have come down on that  trail already this fall.  To Mwm It  Concern,  W. FURNIVAL  "The" Mercantile Auctioneer, is now  prepared to handle all kinds of merchandise, mining stocks, Ac.  Parties wishing t0 consult him.please  address W. FURN1VAL, P. O. Box 117,  Sandon, B. C.  Licensed Auctioneer for the province  THE QUEEN BESS.  Thanksgiving Day.  Miss Marrack's Concert.  THE TARIFF ISSUE.  How  far   Sir   Wilfred  'Will   Treat- on  It at Washington. ,  Toronto, Nov. 15.���������The Globe this  '. morning referring to Washington negotiations makes the authoratitive statement that.the arrangement was made  by Great Brit.iin, the United States and  Canada that Premier Laurier and Sir  Louis Davies should be present and  thatthb various international questions pending, two of which, the American cattle quarantine and postal com-  ,Thf concert given in Spencer's hall,  on Saturday evening last, by Miss  Marrack supported by ��������� Miss Harry  Watson and Sammy Johnson, was well  attended. The ...entertainment consisted of piano solos and., duett's (in.  which the,ladies showed 'good execution and style),songs and dances. Miss  Marrack possesses a well-cultivated,  contralto voice and gave several selections in good style. Miss Watson is  a good entertainer and in,her Spanish  and Hawaiian songs her pleasing  soprano voice showed to effect. But it  was in their duetts the ladies were  heart! to the best advantage, their  voices blending so harmoniously. In  his Negro comedies little Sammy Johnson mack: a decided hit. The precocious youth gives great promise as a  public entertainer.  By.: way of comment wo';' might "siiy  that the company made two mistakes,  the first in advertising as a ''Variety"  when there was none of that element,  and second, in giving a Sunday entertainment���������the town being now past  that stage. . '  The fixing of Thanksgiving Day on  November 25th   in order  that  it may  harmonize   with the   American  anniversary,  and so cause  as little bother  to   business   interests as  possible,   is  being  sharply criticized.     The   complaint is made that it i-, too late in the  season, October being a much   better  month for the purpose thaw November.  It is pointed out, and  with force,  that  there is no more reason that  tho Canadian celebration  should  fall  on   the  same clay as tho American  thai-i there  is   that   Dominion   Day     should   be  shifted from   the  first of July   to  the  fourth.     A   great   many propositions  have been made regarding this  anni-  'versary.   in some quarters it is urged  that the date should be fixed permanently  instead of being allowed  to remain a movable one ;   in others that it  should be done away   with  altogether,  these latter giving as  their reason for  this  attitude  that of late years much  of the  original significance of the day  has been  lost sight of.'   Others  again  want the celebration held on the.same  day in both tlie States and Canada, not  only because  this  moans  less  annoyance  to the   business..world,   but because it enables  holiday travellers  to  points on either side of the border .to  take advantage'of the  cheap  railroad  rates.  It is none of our business to enquire  minutely into tho secrets of the Grit  party or the Tory fraternity either.as we  arc not of either of them; but it appears strange to us that after the Liberal convention of Now Westminster  some weeks ago deciding Mr. Tcmnlc-  ton should have the Lieut-Governorship of this province, tho Ottawa government has given it to Senator Mclnnes.' Tefuur ftiini'j-tlnA'e is just as  much necessity for Lieutenant Gov-  crnois as there is for two tails on a dog;  but why governments will pay no attention to the will of the people in the  matter of incumbents, while they are  retained, is the mystery. This is only  another proof governments ought to bo  taught lessons by the people. The late-  Tori government played ducks aud  drakes with tho patronage at will as if  it were their own personal property,  disregarding wholly tho choice of the  people, and the present government is  following in the footsteps of its predecessors. A good offhand snubbing  would tench those gentlemen an offhand lesson. They know, or ought to  be taught, they are only public servants to do the will'of tho people, and  not autocrats by appointment like the  Czar of Puss ia, to trample on public  wishes, and carry out their own behests.  J. H. Moran who recently sold the  Queen Bess mine to Mossr-t Capt. Duncan and .Melbourne strues that from IS  to 25 men are being employed at the  mine and that a wagon road to it will  Anon he completed. The mine will  ship steadily all winter and the ore being taken out now gives a value of 150  ounces in silver and 70 per cent. lead.  A new strike was recently made on the  Queen Bess and 30 inches of ore were  exposed. About 2,000 feet of development work has '>ccn done, the longest  tunnel being 450 feet and the greatest  depth 300 feet. The mine is looking  well and a huge quantity of ore has  been blocked out.  PIKE BRIGADE BENEFIT BALL.  c  As we go to press we are informed  that, owing to dissentions and beim: desirous of ploasing the public generally, I TERMS CASH  the committeo have declared the masquerade off, and that an old-time free-to-  all will be given.  It behooves everyone to do their utmost to make this dance the best of  the season, as a more worthy object can  scarcely be imagined. ���������  STEAM LAUNDRY.  Located on Slocan Star street,  near electric plant.  ,     FIRST-CLASS WORK.  LOWEST PRICES.  Work called for and deliye red.  AT THE   HOTELS.  Sandon -0. Dillman, Milwaukee;  Hand Comedy Co., three members; J.  M.Bond, San Francisco; W. J. Cash-  in er, Spokane; G. Robb, Lardeau; D.  McLennan, New Denver; G, Fairbairn  Kaslo; C. W. Lacy, Idaho,  Goodcnough���������The   King sisters.   of  JOE McGIBBON DEAD.  Caught   in   a  Snow   Slide  Fox Mine.  at the   Red  Penal Servitude Changes.  Bi-metallist.  England's prison authorities arc  abolishing the use of the treadmill and  oakum picking in the penal institutions of the United Kingdo.n, and are  putting convict labor to a mere profitable use. Army and navy stores, especially the making of garments and  accoutrements, are now engaging the  attention of the inmates of Her Majesty's jails, who likewise manufacture  themailbags of .the postal department,  and the shirts, uniforms and boots; of  their arch-enemies, the police. - The  result is a vast saving all round, and  an announcement is. made that the  government has seme badly worn  treadmills for sale to the highest  bidder.     '.'      ��������� ���������-.       ���������������������������'.'���������  The man killed at the Red Fox mine  on Sturday night last was Joe JfcG-ib-  bon, 2S years of age, who has several  brothers in this country, one at the An-  toine mine. At 5 o'clock he left the  Red Fox camp with a comrade to go to  the workings, and when near their destination thoy were struck by a small  slide. The partner managed to  get to the , tunnel but Joe disappeared and, no doubt, went to the  foot of the mountain 2,000 feet  distan-,. The storm was bad that night,  and though the men at the Best, the  Rambler and the Antoine converted  themselves into a search party all efforts  to find the missing man dead or alive  proved unavailing.  the Four Leaf Comeelv Co.; Miss G. A-  Marrack. Miss H. Watson, S. Johnson,  Kaslo ; J. J. Binus, R. C. Adams, Montreal ; N. P. Harvey, Mrs. J. McL or  Campbell, .Vancourier ; E.-J. Biinille,  J. Finriicune, New "Denver, C.TD. Frady,  F. L. Byron, Silverton ; S. S Fowler,  Nelson ; Wm. McOaul, Spokane ; Miss  LaDell, Miss World, Toronto.  Bl ick's���������K. K. 1'eiser. H. H. Jameson, Victoria; J. E. Martin, A. D. Lpc,  Chicago; R. T. Rilev, G.Strachan, Winnipeg; \V. F. Green, T, Norman, W. W.  Armstrong, Toronto; J. A. Whittier,  D. W. Moore, T. L. Mitchell, J. Sweeney, E. Musgrove, R,J- Hamilton, Miss  Lmgreem, Kaslo; J. H. Robinson,' W.  J. Harold, Rossland; N. C. Wallace,  Woodbridge; J. V. Walker, Nelson; B.  C. Silver, Montreal; D. A. Gollattv,  Vernon; G. H. Wyatt, Okanogan; G. M.  Gerthing, J. A.Covington, Slocan Citv;  K. R. Thornburn, M- R. W. Rathbone,  Silverton; J. H. Ingram, Calgary, W.F.  Dubois, Spokane; A. E. Tanquier, New-  Denver.  F, 0. Swansoh  Lessee  PROVIDENCE FUR. COMPANY/ ,  49 Westminister St., Providence, R. I.  Wants all kinds of Raw Furs, Skins,  Ginseng, Seneca, &c. Full prices guaranteed. Careful selection, courteous  treatment, immediate remittance.  Shipping Tags, Ropes, furnished free.  Write for latest price circulars.  . Notice.  Having leased the Sandon Steam Laundry,  and having laid years of experience in tho  business. 1 promise only first-class work and.  prices lower than the lowest. Hopln" to  receive your patronage.  O. V. SWANSON, Lessee.  Notice.  .Notice is hereby KiY<ui.that_11.iK.tiu2.i.n.t.en.-  tion- of.-thu- Xakusp_iijd SJona-.i - -Tiallway  Company to apply to tlie railway committeo  oftlie Privy Council, to sanction the building  and construction of a branch line of railway  from a point about one mile cast of Three  Forks lo Boar Lake, a distance of about six  miles, for the purpose of srlying Increased  facilities to business and of transporting  the products of the mines, and to sanction the  appropriation of the necessary lands lor that  purpose under tlie compulsory powers vested  in the said company, by the railway act or  any other act in its behalf. Signed  JOHN V. ARMSTRONG,  Secretary Nakusp and Slocan Railway Co.  Dated at Victoria, B. C., Oct. 20th, 1897.  Wanted.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The danger of slides has stopped all  work on the Native Silver Bell, at the  head of the Best hasin.  ' SIGN OF STRENGTH.  The sign of strength, a ruddy countenance, depends upon rich, red blood.  To make the blood rich and ruddy, the  countenance clear and. bright, and the  step . firm and elastic, use Burdock  Blood Bitters. J. A. Gillan, B.A., Toronto, Out., says : "I enjoy good health  now to the greatest degree, ever since  I started to use B.B.B."  In the Toronto World of the lstinst.,  we find, in its Montreal.correspondence  as follows :  - "Mr. Clouston (cishinr of the Bank  of Montreal; describing his recent trip  to British-Columbia) also catno:i,n contact with an.agitator for a mint to coin  silver in British Columbia," bua the  banker says it is a free- silver movement in disguise."   ...  Doubtless, the party in question,  whoever ho was, would readily . have  avowed himself to have been a bimetal-  list, for we are all out here free silver  men, not in disguise, but avowedly so.  We, out here, all of us, with scarcely  an exception, believe, after a careful  study of this monetary question that  the interest of Canada, its progress and  prosperity, are most intimately bound  up with this solution of  the  financial  Both Are Appointed.  Messrs.' Mclnnes' and Templeton's  appointments may not be gazetted for  sonic time as the papers have to go to  Victoria for Mclnnes to be sworn in as  lieutenant-governor. They will theu  be returned to Ottawa and the notices  formally gazetted. It is learned today that, there is not the least doubt as  to the appointments having gone  through, and Templeton's acceptance'  is received.  & THE M ATTER. OF THE "PLABER  MINING ACT.(1891) AMENDMENT  ACT,TS9o" SECTION 13), AND OF  iHE MINERAL ACT, .1896" (SEC-  TION-161). '.,���������.:  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending Nov. IS :  JUNE. T02rs  Payne 250  Ruth   7;5  Last Chance  57  Noble Five    7,1  MINING RECORDS.  Recorded  at  New Denver.  PEOPLE PRAISE IT.  Dear Sirs,���������I have often had coughs  and colds, as well as bronchitis. Norway Pine Syrup cures me every time.  I recommend it as a perfect cure for  all throat and lung troubles.  *   ��������� Lizzie Hardy,  Maylield, Ont.  . NOTICE is hereby, given that. His  .Honor the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council lias been pleased to.-repeal the  regulation of the 11th day of December, 1S96, with regard to relief against  forfeiture owing to the lapse of a Free  Miners' Certificate heretofore in force,  and to make the following regulation  in respect thereof, such repeal and new  regulation'to. take effect oiv the-loth  DAY OF NOVEMBER, .1897 :  Any person or joint stock coriipany,  being the holder of any mining  property, desiring relief against the  forfeiture of his or-its interest in such  property by reason of .an omission to  obtain a new free miners' certificate  on or before the day following the expiration of the certificate, shall observe  the following conditions :   .     '     ���������  1. Forthwith upon ascertaining the  expiry of his certificate- obtain a new-  one : :  2, At the time of obtaining such  new certificate file, with the Recorder  issuing the same, and post in the  Record Office, a notice of his intention  to apply for relief  . 8. Within 30 days from such filing  transmit to the Minister of Mines the  following documents ivnd'fec :���������  (a.) A statutory declaration setting  forth'the circumstances of such omission, with full particulars of the mining  '   ���������-.  LOCATIONS.  Xov. 10���������Black Fox, Houson creek, Frank  Houson.  Nov, 12���������Galena Fraction, S21vorton, A. li.  Finglnnd; Fntrvlow.Senton creek, R. Stranc-e-  wuy; Jumbo, same, W. ]{. Beattic.  ASSESSMENTS.  Nov. S���������Kentucky Girl,Hope  Nov. 10���������BurlliiKton No.3.  Nov. 11���������Derby, Lady Jans. ,  Nov.'12���������Eldorado.  Nov.In���������Labrador, Norway.  'IRANSFERS.   .     '  Nor. fl-BIack Kant J. J A Otto to L H Lantz  Oct-20, SS00.  Nov. u���������Black Knot Fraction, F H Lantz to  The Dominion Mines.  Lilly, same to John MacQiiillan.same.  Nov 10���������Annies .f,AVm D Thompson to John  T Monro nnd R Orando, Oct2o,Slfl0.  Nov. 11���������Texas Boys i interest claimed by  risht oflocation, ,TN Nunn.  Nov 15���������The Flint A,W E Terrifl to Eobt  Cunning, Nov S. , '  Dominion and Union Jack, A Wilds and A  L McLean to Chas Anderson, power of attorney, '  Nov 15���������Acmo jj, John Tingling to Charles  Anderson.  Kdinburff 1-12, John Smith to Thomas  Henry Wilson, Nov 11.  Oakland, James A Anderson to same, syme  Mollio Aug lies, Idea! Roa' Idea, Nanana  Pinto,' John Hughes by Felix Hughes, his  attorccy, to Henry E. -H'cCarvllo, June ;>.  Elazharand Reliance |,\Vui Ryan to Ernest  J Cobeo, same.  Same, 1-fi, E J Dobec to W S Drewry, Juno -1.  Same J, Wm Ryan to same, same, $100.  -  Finding themselves unable to get  the ear, that became derailed here,  either ������n or off the track, as the. Irishman would put it, the C.P. R. cremated  the vehicle, saving the, wheels and  trucks, much tb the amusement of the'  small bovs.  Men to sell for the Fonthill Nurseries.  Over 700 acres of Canadian Grown Stock. We  import no htock lrom the States. Farmer*,  farmers' sons, implement agents, students,  teachers, retired ministers, energetic clerks  ���������who wish to make advancement���������find the  work or Belling our Hardy, Homo Grown  Nursery Stock, pleasant as well as profitable.  We want more such men this season as tho  demand for our goods is increasing owing to  the fact that wc guarantee all our stock free  from San Jose Scale. We make contracts  with-whole or part time men. Employment  the year round. We pay both commission  and salary. Write us for our terms. Outfit  . free.  STONE RAVELLING TON, Toronto, Ont.'  Application for Lipoi License.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days from  date, the undersigned will apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate of West Kootenay, for a  Liquor License to sell liquor by retail, at the  Victoria Hotel, Sandon,  h. a. Mcdonald.  Dated November S, 1S97.  J0M01H Hies  AGENTS FOR GtJRNEY'S  STOVES AND RANGES.  ������������������$������mmmm*  "v^i  w-^  ���������3fi~.<3  s&ei.  .Hardware aud Granite 'Ware,  and all kinds of Household Fur-  liishins; Goods. ���������  p^KSS  Workers in Sheet-Iron and Copper  work of all kinds. 2  THE MINING REVIEW.  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1897.  ITS?  /������s  I. -11  o'.  i9  | s;  .1     .}  - ���������   i     - ������������������  oft- *   r* " ' r v     fc.       *,,  The Mining Review  SANDON, BRITISH COLUMBIA,  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20, 1S97.  Subscription' S2.00 Per Year  Strictly ix Advance.  The Home Land and tie Yonng Nation Spoken of in Endearing  Terms-Scenic Glories Portrayed,  METAL  FORMATIONS.  Many theories for the mineral formations of this part of the country  appear to be advanced by different  uiineia'.og'sis ; but one thing appears  the more certain as development work  is done, and that is ihey are of comparatively recent date. They may be  of difiL-rent ages ; and the fact that  some leads alter being followed a distance disappear altogether, goes to  show that changes have taken place  in ihe crust of the earth by upheaval  and breaks since those seams were  formed. But these are the exception,  and do not constitute the rule. The  best mines in this part' show the seams  to become larger, and the metal better  as depth is followed. They also show,  and very distinctly in the Reco, the  metal following breaks and cracks in  the rock, that this must have been  made at the last upheaval. This means  that the metal emission wa������- subsequent  to these breaks of comparatively recent  date.  There is no doubt but that this  metal body or source of supply is a  distinct stratum enveloping the fiery  core of the earth, under prairies as  well as other portions ot the earth,  but has only come to the surface  through cracks and fissures made by  subterranean force, where the earth's  surface is thinnest in volcanic parts,  and there are evidences everywhere  hare   that these parts  were   formerly  Where is the Scotchman who don't love  the thistle?  Where is the Englishman who don't  love the rose?  And where   is   the true   born son  of  Erin,  Who don't love thrspot whcrethcswi c  shamrock grows ?  Fourteen years' on the sunny slope  of Canada's western province should be  Jong enough to entitle me to chll myself a British Columbian. Can we not  boast toa? I love our glorious Province, with its great mountains, and  western shore, washed by the Pacific  sea.  Her forests and valleyis fair,  Her flowers that scent the morning  air,  All have their charms lor me.  Canada's poets live too far eastward ;  this is the  land   for   them���������an   idriil  home for a poet.   New charms are   revealed tn lovers of nature   every   iip.y  And "she speaks a various,  language."  Oh ! such a land, with such a sea  Kissing its shores eternally,  can only be  fully   appreciated   when  compared with lands historical.     I am  now more enthusiastic than ever about  British Columbia, for I have   seen   the  Fatherland���������the old worjd��������� Erjn's Isle  bonnie Scotland, dear old England, and  the home of Napoleon.     I have  gazed  on their highest  mountains,   and   tho  lovely heather hills   of   Scotland.      I  have seen their beautiful valleys, lakes  and rivers.   I  have   seen   Edinburgh,  that ��������� "God made;"   Paris,   "made   by  man;" and the great city   of 'London,  the first of all cities in the  world !     It  was all wonderful, and full   of interest  to me.   I wis thrilled !     Old England  fairly  teems  with   interest,   Scotland  nearly won my heart,   France   is   the  Men who woik  on, in, or by the  water, or are exposed to the cold  or damp are prone  to suffer fiom that  ���������_   most painful disease, rheumatism.  i_   This is a disease  ^���������of the blood and  V can  only be  permanently  cured  by goinjr back to  first    principles  and   driving   out  :^^~'������aKJ������SL ������     aH    impurities,  ���������"^-T^-eiS*^^-.    and filling the arteries with a new,  rich, red, healthy  life-stream.  "*" This is the rea  son why Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery is an unfailing- cure for that disease.  It is the greatest of all blood medicines.  It creates a keen and hearty appetite. It  cures all disorders of the. digestion and  makes the assimilation of the life-giving  elements of the food perfect. It invigorates the liver and tones the nerves. It is  the greatest of all known blood-makers and  blood - purifiers. It builds firm, healthy  flesh, but does not make corpulent people  more corpulent. Unlike cod liver oil, it  does not make flabby flesh, but tears down  the unhealthy tissues that constitute corpulency, carries off and excretes them, and  replaces them with the solid, muscular tissues of health. It drives all impurities,  disease germs and acids from the blood  In Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser many sufferers from rheumatism,  whose cases were considered hopeless, tell  the story of their recovery under this wonderful medicine. Their names, addresses  and photographs are given by, their own  request, and anyone who wishes to, do so  may write them. Good druggists sell the  "Golden Medical Discovery."  When a dealer urges some substitute  he's thinking of the larger profit he'll  make���������not of. your welfare. ,  " I suffered from rheumatism in my left shoulder and elbow," writes Rev. Wilbon Williams, of  Trinity Station, Morgan Co., Ala. **Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery completely cured me  at n cost of only four dollars." ���������  For a free, paper-covered copy of Doctor  Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser  send 31 one-cent stamps, to cover customs  and mailing only. Cloth-bound 50 stamps.  Address Dr. K. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. A  medical library in one iooS-page volume.  ^>t  20  IN ��������� G������LO!^-  FRIZES.  rst Prize  $200  $200  2nd Prize  100  100  3rd Prize  So  50  2 Prizes of  2 5   each  5������  5 Prizes of  10 each  5������  10 Prizes of  5 each  5������  $500  To the Twenty people who solve this puzzle, if there are so many correct, we  will give the above Prizes IN CASH.  Send No Money    w[1wyer!r  If more than Twenty should be correct, every correct one will (in addition  to the Money Prizes) be awarded our famous "Faithful Timekeeper Silver  Watch," of which the net factory price is $10. If preferred, the winner can  choose a genuine Gold-cased Watch of the same value.    ,  As this wonderful offer is only made to advertise our far-famed Silver Watches,  every Competitor must read the following conditions and comply with them.  F  TH - UL  F  .^ jyj ^.  G  A word.hnre  moaning  "True to tho  Time.  Our Proud  position  in the Watch  Trade.  A word which  hero means  they will last  'jja lile-tlme.  The qualities  of our  Watches  which are  acknowledged  to be the  foremost  in the English  and American  Markets.  volcanic.    Altogether   the  subject   is  land for pleasure, and as  our   palatial  one vast study, and one   on which but  few pages have thus far been carefully  read and mastered.  The Local government has guaranteed the bonds of the Nakusp and  Slocan Railway to the extent of $647,-  072, and gets in return as part payment 40 percent, of the gross earnings of the road.- This per centage  for the year, ending 30th of June last,  .\vas.but_ $11,266.13. which, would  place the entire earnings at $2S,-  165.32. Now, any one with any  knowledge of railroad business could  readily say the total earnings, of this  road for any year are more than that;  but the discrepancy arises from estimating the earnings on the long haul  basis, that is freight from here to  Nfikusp, for instance, is estimated pro  rata, as if destined for Montreal, and  passenger rates the same, when, in  fact they are three times as much.  Considered lrom any point of view the  R. R. Co. drew the wool over the  eyes of the government in making this  bargain. The only thing that gives  the government any degree of'security,  in this transaction is the right ta collect from the Federal government the  $3,200 a mile given by that House.  This, however, as a total amounts to  but $118,400 while the government  has guaranteed principal and interest  on the full amount of the bonds. The  province will be agreeably, surprised if  this does not yet result in a cloud  burst on-its peopled ,������������������''���������'  We notice in looking oyer the financial position of this province, that we  get a per capita allowance on but 98,-  173 of���������' a population. This should  be re-adjusted as the population must  now be nearly-50,000 more than that  entitling us to about $40,000 a'year  more from the Federal government.  Some years ago there was a re-adjustment of our revenue on debt account  by which we now receive $29,151116  a year more than we did then; and  we are just as much entitled to an increase on per capita account.  All told the province is now responsible for an annual payment of $94,-  853 on guarantees���������three of them for  railway and six of them of diainage  and irrigation debentures. It is a  mark of an enterprising government  to assist in the growth and development of its charge in this way, but discretion should .be used. For instance  .we know of no reason why a guarantee of 4 per cent, interest and all  principal should be given for any enterprise much less that of a promising  railway, as money can be got in England for all such enterprises at 3 per  cent. To use a vulgarism, charter-  mongers have in the past got the  "Kyebosh" over the eyes of B. C.  government in dead earnest.  ship, Canada, of the Dominion line,  steamed away from Queenstown harbor, 1 could not help shouting, "fsle of  beauty, fare thee well!" Although they  cannot compare with British Columbia's bewildering mountain scenery,  they are countries with a history; the y  are finished Our forefathers were crad-  l"d there, hundreds of ye.iw ago, and  the inhabitant now���������  Drink^the same stream, and  view   the  same sun,  And run the same course that their  fathers have run.  There seems to be nothing left to do  It is a wonderful surprise and eye-  opener to a������rough westerner, yet the  people, even of old-England, could learn  something from Americans, as we are  usually called t :cre.  As I landed at Liverpool I was first  impressed with the solidity, and finish  of the city; next with the park-like appearance of the country.  O, land of love and dreamy thoughts,  And shining, fields and shady shotsi  Of coolest, greenest, grassy plots  Embossed with wild for-get-me-nots.  Even now, it all seems like a dream  to me. Yet it was no dream; it was a  reality. It appeared to me aa a vast  garden clotted with shade trees, and the  small well-cultivated fields, enclosed  with deep green, neatly trimmed  hedges, were beautiful. The remain  der of my days,'I do not expect will be  long enough to admit nie teillng of all  that impressed. The people everywhere I went were kind. Ifound them  hospitable and charming in their  homes. lFrom what I knew of some  English people in Canada, and -from  what I heard of Englishmen in particular, I expected -to find them cold,  stand-offish snobbish, and unapproachable altogether. In this regard I was  agreeably disappointed, for figuratively speaking, I was received.with open  arms everywhere. There is so much  to talk about this trip of my life, that  in a few letters it can only be scantily  done. Further, it could not help but  fill my heart more full with honest  pride for British Columbia, because I  have gazed on the scenery of these  lands, that hundreds of thousands of  tourists rave about annually.  Our history practically is just commencing. Do you ever imagine what  the hand of men will have accomplished 1,000 years hence ? Do you remember British Columbia 10 years ago?  Did you visit Kootenay five years ago,  and walk through her forests primeval,  where scarcely a sound, except the  roaring of waters, and the wild birds'  merry tone could be heard ?  Do you remember Vancouver 11 years  ago, as the great trees were falling to  make ruom for the city of to-day?  Then think of the marvellous change.  Many up-to-date busy cities now mark  the places where God's thick forest  grew. History ! why, our history has  yet to be written. It has been followed through the press of, our Province  only, and even to the most diligent  reader our progress is too swift to be  understood. There are new developments every clay. A big find usually  decides a townsite location in a night.  The thundering falls of the Kootenay  river are now be harnPssed to furnish  power and light for Kootenay mines,  cities and towns Five years ago it  was an easy matter to write about all  our mining development. To-day  there are two dailies, two   semi-week-  (Gontittued on page 8.)  3$*  ���������wl&v.  ���������cafes.  -.-Ay-  DR. WOOD'S  NORWAY PINE  SYRUP  Is Sure  To Cure  COUGHS  AND  COLDS.  >,������,li'M>k('(.('������'l./V(,l,WM.I'li'(,l'l*'U,WM,(������  THE....  r. Send your answer on an "International Post-Card" which can be  bought at the postoffice (price 2 cents).  There is no entrance fee or charge  whatever.  2.' In addition to the Cash Prizes,  everyone who sends the correct answer  will thereby win one of our "Faithful  Timekeeper" Silver Watches which we  sell in England for $ 1 o each, and which  could be sold retail in America for $15  to $28 each.'  3. Every winner of the Watch is  required to purchose one of our  SPLENDID VALUE inexpensive  Solid Silver Albert Chains to wear with  the Watch, as per ours unprecedented  ofier which we will send. These Chains  are Hall-marked on every link by the  English Government. If the same  Watch is required with Gold-filled case  instead of Solid Silver, a Chain to  match may, if desired, be chosen.  4. With our Watch and Chain you  will receive our mammoth Catalogue  quoting Wholesale Factory Prices foi  Jewellery, Plate, etc. The First Prize  will be given to the one who solves the  Rebus, receives the Watch and Chain,  and orders altogether the ' largest  amount of goods from the Catalogue ;  the Second Prize to the winner who  orders the second largest amount, and  so on: If not more than twenty win  and receive the Watch and Chain, and  and if these do not buy anything from  the Catalogue,, the whole of the priae  money will be equally divided among  them,'giving $25 each. All amounts  in this advertisement are taken at the  exchange of $5 to ������1.  5. A form will be sent "free to you  which must be filled up and forwarded  to reach us by Dec, 25th of all goods  ordered on account of these Prizes,  6. The names and addresses of  cash prize winners will be printed in  the Times, Daily Telegraph and Standard, of London, on Dec. 31st next,c  and subsequently in the New York  Herald. Drafts for the Prizes will be  posted the same day.  7. Write your name and address in  full every time you write us to avoid  mistakes.  8. Orders for these Prizes may be  sent in separately from time to time,  and you will be credited with the total  of all when you send in the report form  as above.  9 When sending orders please  remember that the letter postage to  England is 5 cents per half ounce, and  if insufficient postage is used the letter  is liable to go astray.  NEXT   DOOR   TO   B.  N. A.   BANK.  SANDON, B. C.  T  ���������   American PJan,   $3,50 per day ������  \  European   Plan,   $2.00  per day. {  Strictly First-class. i  \    MRS. II. A. SMITH, Prop. 5  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  SANDON, B. C.  E.S. TOPPING  TRAIL, B.'.C.  Has mines and mining stocks for  ,  sale; will try to protect Investors.  LOTS FOR SALELX '.  TRAIL AND DEER PARK.  Will examine and report on mines.  Twenty-eight years' experience In  mining.   Come or write.  Send your answer at once !    You are  sure to win a Prize if correct, while  even if not correct it costs you nothing. 0  ADDRESS���������  The   Watchmakers' Alliance & Ernest  Goode's Stores,  LIMITED.  Incorporated according to Actof Parliament���������Capital ������90,000 ($450,000).  LARGEST ENGLISH WATCHMAKERS,  184  OXFORD  STREET,   LONDON.  Cable Address���������"Clocklike, London."    Business Established 1885.  UimiimiiHiiitniniiiiiiiiiiitiititiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMtiiniitiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiitiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiit^  I Furniture!    Upholstery! j  asaisaassasisaaaaaa-aesseeseseeseeeesee  ������&���������������  I The largest stock  I of Furniture in the  I Slocan���������- Kootenay  ������ at bottom prices.  50  Bed-room Suites to  select from.  Dressmaking  FOR LEADER IN STYLES A.ND  FASHIONS, go to Miss' Cameron, just  opposite Hotel Kootenay. Perfect  cutting, fitting and finishing guaranteed.    All work done with despatch.  Miss Cameron.  FORTUNES IN PATENTS  Send a Rough Drawing in Lead Pencil of  your Idea, Improvement or Invention, with  a clear description of it, and we will promptly tellyouifitisnewandprobably. patentable,  absolutely Free. FREE ! Valuable 100 page  book " How to get a Patent." : MARION &  MARION, Experts, Temple Bldg Montreal. The only Arm of graduate enginc-orB  in the.Dominion transacting patent business  exclusively.   Highest references  The Mining Review  Handled by all  Newsdealers.  Carpets, Matting, Floor  Cloth, Rugs, Mats. '.  IRON BEDSTEADS.  Upholstered Parlor' and  Dining Suites in NEWEST  DESIGNS.  COUCHES  LOUNGES  '���������������������������.'*;  EASY CHAIRS  in stock and made to order  in any design.  Mattresses in curled hair,  moss, wool and mixed.  SHOW-ROOM J  covering 3,000 ft. |  of floor space. ;        f  Freight Paid 1  on goods .to San- |  don.    ���������''.'������������������        . I  D. M. CROWLEY,  New Denver.  I      For thirty years a Practical Upholsterer, aiid the only manufacturer in |  I the Slocan-Kootenay. I  I       ���������   UNDERTflKINQ AND EflBflLniNQ.   -~ |  I      A large stock of Caskets at lowest prices |  TiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiitniiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiHiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiii?  '*'.  ���������*  5*-  st Nothing"' Like Brick!  Call and see one of the most complete  stocks of Stationery, Wall Papers,. &c, in the  Kootenay country.  LATEST  GftMES  FOR EVENING AMUSEMENT.  We have just received a selected stock of  INGRftlN'ftND.GILT  WftLLPftPERS.  Blank Books^ Church Books^ Ink,-School  Supplies, Wedding Stationery,,/'HlotlfcrB^uno!;  Books, Musical Goods and Sporting; Gpods,,  &c, in endless variety. ~ v  V;:':A'-'QtrA&TBB-. TON of  We pay special attention to have  a full  line of  CHOICE STftTIONEiM  "fls". ^ . 0K0 .^ . 0B*  ���������^  4*  4*  Peogtor & McMillan Beos.  OF BALFOUR  Manufacture a first-class article in Pressed Brick; they are selling at low figures. Any sized order attended to promptly. Full'  particulars from any of our agents.  Kaslo  H. BYERS.  Sandon  E. M. SANDILANDS.  Nelson  E. TRAVIS.  Next  Door to B.N. A. Bank,  Sandon, B. C.  ���������*.  1 -I '  <��������� IS"I SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 20, 1897.  THE MINING REVIEW.  (Continued from Page 2.)  ly, and 16 weekly newspapers printed  in West Kootenay alone, and their  columns are regularly filled, chiefly  with mining news. On the other hand,  it io most interesting in the "old  world," to see what man accomplished;  to -risit battle-field; elegant palaces, old  castles and towers; to muse by the  statues of our dead heroes, and ponder over the history of centuries in  Westminster Albey and St. Paul's  cathdral.  British Columbia is just now beginning to attract attention across the Atlantic. The Diamond Jubilee did a  great deal to make Canada known in  England; but the Klondyke excitement  was the means of arousing the attention of all capitalists to the West.  Thousands believed that the Klondyke  strikes were made in British Colum-  -bia; at any rate they found out some-  - thing about our Province in looking up  Klondyke, with its great alluvial gold  deposits, just to the north of us.  And now they will learn of the. wonderful development in British Colum-  , bia gold, copper and silver quartz  mines. They are yet generally very  ignorant about the extent of British  Columbia, and when told that it is  seven times as large as England and  two thirds larger than the German  Empire, it is a great surprise to them.  In this letter I only just refer to my  trip abroad. In the following ones I  have no intention   whatever   to   copy  from any of histories     They need  no boasting to increase their population; they Have no territory to explore;,  and their population is increasing by  leaps and bounds. Those who want to  see the world, and can afford it, should  by all means see the British Iiles and  r 'France. I feel that [ had scarcely-  known what life is, in all it phases,  until I h-id seen these lands. There  are millions of rich people, and which  extremes in this respect meet. The  poor are in the majority. We want  the former to assist in opening up our  vast mineral resources, covering many  thousand square miles. Capital will  make room for labor then we can offer  employment to millions of the hardy  toilers,, who now work long hours for  small pay. Nothing but the truth  need be told about British Columbia,  and as soon as it is known across the  - Atlantic we will have our innings. " 1  must speak of conditions as I found  them in Europe.  The Canadian Pacific Railway Company are doing ten times more than all  agencies combined to advertise British  Columbia in the British Isles,'and they  never get a thank you   for   it.     They  Are called a grasping monopoly !   True  -while they are advertising our country  they are making  business   for   themselves; but the fact remains, that their  agencies are practically the only   ones  that we have in Great Britain.   In  all  the great cities I visited, from Glasgow,  Scotland, southward through England,  and over to Paris, they   have   secured,  regardless of cost large offices   in   the  heart of the countries.   Their   officials  are all bright,   farseeing men.     They  extend the glad  hand   to  every   man  and   women   who   step  within   their  doors.   Peter R. Richie, of Vancouver,  was my travelling companion when we  landed at Liverpool last June.   Neither  of us had a letter of  introduction,   or  even a card to   the   Canadian   Pacific  officials there. ' We saw   the   familiar  sign, at St. James   street: and   walked  in.    We will never forget the welcome  we received.     J.  H.   B.   Evans,   the  manager is a veritable prince, and has  hosts of friends.   Through him we met  many   of  Liverpool's   foremost  men,  and, in a word, saw the best  of  Liverpool in a short time.   It was like going  into one of our best   offices,   for  they  had the latest news, and talked of Van-^  couver as if-it were Birkenhead, across  the Mersey.   The C. P. R. officials   are  ���������men acquainted with Canada, and they  take a pride in proclaiming its   advantages.   I will have considerable to say  .about the  London   and   other   offices  later.   Just allow me to end this letter  ���������with a brief  references   to   our   own  British Columbia.  Cross the continent of America   on  Any railway you wish; then the Atlantic ocean, and see the old world   in all  its   beauty,   wealth   and   pomp   and  power, and you can more fully  appreciate the beauty of our   fair   western  Province.   The Creator ha.s given   us  great lakes, and rivers, and harbors unsurpassed; lovely valleys, vast  forests,  and mighty  mountains,  whose   summits cleave the sky, where the  eternal  green glaciers ever lie, in   clouds   and  darkness, or  glitter in   the   sunlight.  Where high peaks aro clad in everlasting whiteness, or whore the glittering  granite shines like gold in the   Klondyke.   We have nearly every   variety  of climate that can be   wished   for���������  even by women.   Our rivers and  lakes  are teeming with fish; we   possess, the  largest coal deposits known, and   precious minprals that are just now attracting the iattentionslof all nations.   Just  think of it.     With all  our   resources  and vast extent of territory our   entire  population is only about 150,000,   less  than one-fifth the population 'of  the  . City of London !   We are yet   in   our  swaddling clothes.   Comparatively few  ���������Canadians have ever seen  British   Columbia; but they are talking about our  "sea of mountains" from-the   eastern  foothills of the Rockies to the Gulf of  St. Lawrence.   They are talking about  mountainous land beyond   the   Atlan:  tic sea, 6,000 miles away,; in   humble  homes, and in the grand   mansions   of  the largest city in the world.   The year  of 1898 will be record-breaking one in  our young history. Many thousands  are coming from abroad to Canada's  Switzerland where they will remain, or  outfit in Vancouver and Victoria and  go farther northward. They are coming to seek fortunes, to give their toil  and labor for our gold and silver ! They  have purposed in their, hearts to become rich, and, although some will  meet with disappointment, they will  all have a treat,in store forthem. For  if old England could secure Bome of  the scenery that God has given us, and  wall it in���������for they have no fences  there���������she could readily get two shillings a minute from several millions  of her people, just for the privilege of  seeing-its granduer. They will see as  they are carried over Canada's National highway, from the Red River of the  north to the Rocky mountains, a glorious rolling and prairie land, and from  where the great high mountain peaks  first tower into the blue they will ride  600 miles westward, crossing and re-  crossing great rivers, and mountain  torrents, and skirting beautiful lakes,  where,  In their crystal deeps inverted  Swings a picture of the sky.  After they are carried through the  bewildering panorama of mountains,  in elegant railway coaches, they will,  I am sure, admit that they have received full value for all the cost. And  after engineering from the deep canyons of the treacherous Eraser into  the broad open, as coming through the  purple gates of morning, they will step  ashore at bright Vancouver, the terminus, view the finest harbor in all  America, feel the mild breeze from the  Japan current, and perhaps first visit  Stanley Park, to see its big trees 300 j  feet high, and its tangled thicket,  climbing moss and trailing vine, or  one of the majestic white Empresses,  as she lies, waiting for the hawsers to  let her free, from Canada's western  gateway, to crojs the broad Pacific.���������J.  T. W. in Vancouver World.  R.E.Palmer, B.A., Sc.  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Sandon.  Agents���������Rand & Wallbridfje.  M. L. Grirnmett, l.l.b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon,     B. C.  FINEST   CUISINE   IN KOOTENAY.  The Filbert,  Wm. Suorow, Proprietor and Manager.  First-class in every particular.  Newly furnished.   Best Liquors.  AH Smokers Like  A Well-finished Pipe, the best sample  of Tobacco, Cigars and Cigarettes {procurable���������and J&COB KELSEN has  them. He has also the latest arrival of  Fruits, and Billiard Tables for recreation.    Giro, him a cull  IT MAY BE RE-SHAPED.  The Policy of the   Dreibund   Liable   to  be Changed.  Going ������East?  IF YOU ARE,  DO NOT FORGET  THREE IMPORTANT POINTS.  FIRST���������Go via St. Paul because tho lines to  that point will aflord you the very best  service.  SECOND���������See that the eupon beyond Si.  Paul rends vin theWlnooiisln Central because  that lino makes olobe connections with ail  the trans'-continental lines entering tho  Union Depot there, and its service is first-  class in every particular.  THIRD���������For Information, call on your  neighbor and friend���������the nearest ticket agent  ���������and ask for a ticket reading via the Wisconsin Central lines, or address  Jas. Pond,  Gen. Pas. Agt.,  Milwaukee, Wis.  or Geo. S. Batty,  General Agent.  246 Stark Si.,  Portland, Or.  Berlin, Nov. 13.���������The visit of Count  Goiuchowsky, the minieter of foreign  affairs to King Humbeit at Monza and  its attendant circumstances, are regarded in German political circles as  being of the highest importance. The  Conservative and agrarian newspapers  interpret the visit as meaning a closer  understanding between Austro-Hun-  gary and Italy, and a leaning of those  two powers toward Great Britain.  An old diplomat of Berlin, who belongs to one of the Dreibund powers  said to the correspondent: "Austria  disproves of Emperor William's foreign  policy as far as Fngland is, concerned,  and the needless provocation of England contained in that famous message  to President Kruger has been seriously,  if silently, condemned by Austria^  statesmen. The same is true of Italy.  Both Italy's and Austria's Mediterranean interested are of vast and far-  reaching importance, and they cannot  be suhierved so long as there is a latent antagonism against Italy as a  feature of the dreibund policy. An  entente closer than has ever existed  has been established between Italy and  Austria so far as their -Oriental and  Mediterranean interests arr'concerned,  and this means a consonance of their  interests with England in that respect.  To that extent then the dreibund has  been weakened and Germany has been  weakened and Germany has been left  to follow her own oriental and colonial  policy at the side of Russia and France.  It does not mean the breaking up of  the dreibund, but the ire-shaping of interests to some extent outside of it."  The official newspapers are silent on  the subject, but the editor of one of the  leading government papers said : "We  are still waiting for our cue from  above."-  Thc Deacon's Prayer for Rain.  SPOKANE FALLS 8 NORTHERN  NELSON 8 FORT SHEPPARD BY.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY  THE ONLY ROUTE to TRAIL CREEK  and the mineral districts of tho ColviJIe Reservation, Nelson, KoMo, Kootenay  Lake and Slocan points.  daily kxcept sunday,   between  SPOKaNE.ROSSLAND and nelson  LEAVE                                            * AitmV]  10.00 a.m Rossland 3.40 p.m.  8.10 a.m Nelson 0.00 p.m.  8.00 a.m Spokane 6.00,p.m.  No change of cars between Spokane and  Rossland.-  Closo connections at Nelson with steamers  for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake points.  Passengers for Kettle river .ind Boundary  creek connect at Marcus with stage dai ly.  ||0RTHERN  SI      PACIFIC RAILWAY.  Solid Vestibule Trains.  li  Modern Equipmebt.  THROUGH: TICKETS  toTacoma, Scuttle,  Victoria, Vancouver, Portland, and California Points.  St. Paul, St. Louis, Chicago, New  York, Boston, and all Points East, also  European S. S. tickets.  time   schedule.  No. 1. West  No. 2. East  Depart  Depart  10.53 p.m.  7.00 a.m.  For information, time-cards, maps and  tickets, call on or write l<\ D. GIBBS, general  agent, Spokane, Wash.; or A. D. Charlton,  assistant passenger agent, No. 253 Morrison  street, corner Third, Portland. Oregon.  Kaslo and Slocan  Railway.  TiriE C/IRb.  Leave  9.30  0.51  "     10.03  "     10.18  "     10.S5  ArrlvetO.50  8.00 a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.50 p.m.  8.35 '"       South Folk      "      3.15    ���������'  Spoules "      2.15     "  Whitewater       '      2.00  Bear Lake        "      1.43  McGuigan        "       1.33  Cody Junction   "      1.12  Sandon       Leave 1.00  CODY LINE.  The fields were parched. Unless  rain came soon the crops would be  ruined. They were no rainmakers in  those days, says the Chicago news, and  still depended upon heaven. In this  extremity a prayer meeting was appointed and the little congregation  gatered to pray for rain. The restless  teams were hitched in the sheds ahout  the little church, and every now and  then a long-drawn screech from a  cramped vehicle came into the quiet  of the meeting. The oil limps smoked  and added their odor to the stifling air.  They prayed for rain. The tall, spare  form of Deacon Rogers rose. He pushed hiB steel-bowed glasses up on to his  forehead, clasped his hands behind his  back and raised his white facie appeal-  ingly to heaven. He trusted Providence implicitly and yet it was vital  that this/should be the right kind of a  storm. No slight shower could relieve  the condition of things. It must be a  sort of a small and lingering deluge,  so:!  "Oh, Lord," suggested Deacon Rogers, in plaintive tones; "Oh, Lord, den't  let it come down with a slash an' a.  dash an' then all run off ag'in. But,"  with increasing fervor, "let it come, oh,  lord, jes' siz-z-zle, driz-z-zle, droz-z-zle,  Oh, Lord, you know how 1'  Leave 11.00 a. in.  "     11.20   "  Sandon  Cody  Arrive 11.45 a.m  Leave 11.25   "  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Faciflo Standard Tim*.  ROBERT IRVING,  G. F. & P. A  GEO. F. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship  Tickets to and from all points, apply to  8. Campbell, Agent, Sandon, B. 0'.  lanadian  Railway  Pacific  And Soo Pacific.  The Most Direct Route to all Points in  Canada, United States aud Europe, i.  DAILY SERVICE.  Baggage checked   through to destination  ���������without change.  g������&H^The Only Line  operating tourist cars to Toronto, Montreal  and Boston without change, also through  cars to St. Paul daily.  Luxurious   Sleepei-s   and   Magnificent  Dining Cars on allrTrains.  Trains leave Sandon  U o'clock, dallj, eon-  nections irith steamers for the north,  except Monday; and south dally,  except Sundays.  Call on nearest C. P.. R. agent for farther  particulars, It will save you time and money  A. C. MoARTHTJR, agent, Sandon;  H. M. Macgregor, traveling passenger  agent, Nelson; Geo.MoL.Brown dlttrlot  p&Menger agent, Vancouver.  SANDON SAW, SHINGLE ������ PLANING MILL  Have in stock or cut to order on short notice, all'kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumber.    Dimension stuff up to 46 feet long.  KILN DRIED LUMBER AND MOULDINGS, EQUAL TO ANY IMPORTED.  A large stock of all kinds of BUILDERS' SUPPLIES suitable to the local  trade now on hand, including' KILN DRIED Flooring, Rustic Shiplap,  Rebated Door Jambs, Plowed Pulley Styles. Square and Moulded Casing, Plain  and Moulded Base, V Joint Ceiling, Beaded Wainscoting; also a great  variety of Mouldings, including Crown, Bed, Boelection, Wainscote Caping ;  Cornice and Sprung Moulds, as well as a variety of Cove, Quarter and Half  Rounds, O. G. and Square Stops, Parting Beads, Square and Beaded Balusters,  Roof Roils���������Grounds,'and all kinds of finishing materials.  HAVING LATELY RECEIVED A CAR LOAD OF  XPC      DOORS AND WINDOWS  IN A GREAT VARIETY OF STYLES AND SIZES.  I am now able to supply the public without delay, with anything in this line,  of a first-class quality, and at rock bottom prices.  ALSO A fARIETY OF TURNINGS, BRACKETS, ������C.  Newel Posts, Turned Balusters, Verandah. Truss and other Fancy Brackets,  Table Legs (morticed), Corner and Plinth Blocks, Turned Stool Tops, &c.  Also in stock some of-the best Shingles manufactured.  An inspection of my stock is requested.  Geo. Lovatt, Prop.  Don't forget our QHEflF FUEL.    Short Slabs $1.25, cart load,delivered.  EW ST������RE^r  The undersigned begs fo inform the ladies of Sandon and vicinity that she  has opened a new Ladies Furnishing Store in Sandon.  M  ni  NEW GOODS^^a^  NOW ARRIVING  will make her stock most complete in all departments.    Styles in every line the  very latest; goods the very best, and prices the very lowest.  Shop three doors west from Sandon Hotel.  has the only safe harbor north of Slocan City  KILN DRIED COAST LUMBER  Flooring, Siding, Wide Clear Fir and Cedar, Wainscoting, Ceilings,  Mouldings, Moulded Casings, Finishing Lumber, Brackets, Lath,  Shingles, etc., etc.  Entire bills of Finishing Lumber furnished.'  Orders taken for Sash, Store Fronts, Bars, Refrigerators,  'Storeand,Office Fixtures, and Fire-proof Safes.  D. J. McLachlan.  ��������� It is at Rosebeiy where the beautiful  Slocan steamer ties up over night and  where the employees can bring their families.  FACTORY AND YARD NEXT TO ELECTRIC POWER-HOUSE,      SANDON.  S)&*fci?'$?  4*  4*  4*  *  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  ���������4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  4*  A.  4*  4*  fp.    J$*    jr> j������5  We have every  facility for  turning out the  *  *  best Mining and ������*  Commercial  Work that can  be executed.  The  "Orders taken for, Printing  atCliffe's  Bookstore  will receive prompt  attention.  lots were put on the market June 28th and  are selling fast. You cannot afford to wait  if you want a lot.    They are going up.-  Men are grading and clearing the town-  site, and several buildings are about to be  erected.  oselsery  is designed to be the distributing centre for  the Slocan.  f ������a������ ���������&������ ���������&���������  will become the great Concentrating City of  the Slocan, having abundance of water and  being eas%y of access to the mining centre.  Watch this.  j?Si  Terms���������One-half cash ; balance three and  six months.    For full particulars apply to  General Agent. v--\-  ���������jit Jr.- i  *���������'  -if    .  v   : ,-fV ���������  THE -MINING: REVIEW  SATURDAY, NOVEBER 20; 1897,  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  0'Hearn talks to you in this page.  '}  The Montezuma Mining Co. is; erecting a cable tramway.  A social dance will be given on Wecl-  '   nesday evening,   Nov.  24; ��������� at  Winter's  hotel,.Cody. .'"  W. S. Greon, father of Ci H. Green,  of the Antbine mine, died in Saginaw,  Michigan, recently..:     '. ��������� .". .  Ir. has been raining the last' two or  three days, and the break, may be the  occasion of snow slides:.   '���������' "'  There is" more sleigh and '.cutter  'riding in Sandon, to the acre of road,  than there is  in any  other part of the  ..���������province.    ".'���������.���������."���������  ',"���������,.���������'..    .*���������:.' .  Mr.   .Win.   Sudrow,   propietor ,'Gf the  Filbert hotel,' was married-oh' Saturday  : morning last to Miss.Allan, uby"the   Rev.'  A. M.Sanford.      :   *  We have now nearly two feet of the  ..beautiful, and the aerial magazine is  '.still-'loaded'������������������ to.' the muzzle, so the  , weather prophet.says.        ,"'   For the week ending'Mth inst. the C.  P. R. sent out four cars of ore���������two,for  the Star and one each for the'Reco������ and  the Canadian group.        ..-,,-  ' -      '.   ':  Tha Lucky.Jim -ha������"coihmoneed shipping concentraliiig pre to the Pilot Bay  smelter: It is^expected ��������� the .'shipments  will run SO tons,a day. ���������'.������������������"������������������:.  Jack'Frost got down to work on Saturday evening and played /havoc, with  ���������some" water pipes, house "-plants and  other articles. The din was ' S degrees  below zero. '    ;       ,  Though lead is "weakening, silver  keeps up atabout 58, a sufficient figure to warrant profitable mining, in  the Sandon section .especially/"where  the ore is no very. rich.        ''  Tho, I. 0.0. ,F1 held a successful assembly on Tuesdaj' evening in the Virginia hall.        ',���������'���������.'  ; The Wbrld-LaDell'concert last night  was a decided success. Hear them tonight and enjoy a treat���������Virginia-hall.   ..  The Sandon Hockey team wish to  thank Mr.'Harris through' these columns  for the liberal inducements he has given  to the club for the coming season.  , Numerous 'snow slides yesterday delayed'the. K. & S.' passenger. A rock  slide of a' dozen tons .capacity at. the  Payne tramway ravine is also 'reported.  The News-Advertiser has a man killed  in the'.Noble Five slide' from the lied  Fox mine. How the, snow could' get  down from the 'lied Fox via the Noble  Five,'slide' is what puzzles the "'philosophers'of-Siuidon:';.  '_...������������������.'.  .The. Mock Trial to be given in. the  Virginia-hall 011 Thanksgiving Eve, Nov.  24, promises.' to be a hovel entertainment and will, no doubt-,, draw, a,; good  house..' . Admission 50,cents to all parts  of the hall. Proceeds to go to the  Methodist church "building fund.      ,  The government has done a wise thing  in , appointing a stipendiary 'magistrate'  for this section, and another in giving  the .appointment to Mr.W. H. Lilly who  is well up in the law relating to such  cases as,-mivy be brought before, him.  This court will have jurisdiction in small  debts as well' as criminal cases,..which  will be a great convenience  to the pub-.  He. "������������������'    , , '    ' ,- .'.  "'"'.;'   '.'  "Bro. Lowry in a paragraph has Lord  Mount-Stephen bettor known as Sir  Donald A. .Smith, late president-of tlie  0. P. It., lately married trpa young,lady.  ���������Well, Sir Donald never was Lord Mount-  Step 11 en, lievo'r - was president '��������� cf the  C. P. 11., and. though a lord, was never  allowed to .have two /-wives. He-'was'  married many years'ago and'his wife is  still, living. Even"if the law allowed  him two a't'liis present age, close on to  SO, he-would hardly be likely to tackle  the second. .. '"' '      -  1    .Sliding down hill,' and vre have the  hill in the plural, affords great ainuse-  ment to the boys and girls  of Sandon  ���������     these'times.,    Even  the older" people  often take ''a iskite" at it.  .: .'.   Mr. "Wilson, has! /leased" the   Sandon  Steam laundry*to Mr. Swanson, who*has'  -had.charge1 since  the opening, and wet.  ���������-,/,[ experienced in the  business.  ,Mr.KWil  "son   leaves   next   week for Fairhaven,-  ./Wash. '    . ������������������;"'/ ";������������������ ;  " Mr.'Spencer wishes. us  to correct ah  ��������� -������������������":',.   error made'a'few weeks ago. , The prize  ./and masquerado balls will be held in his  .hall Christmas Eve and New Year's'Eve  respective ly instead 'of Xnias and  New  Yearsnights. ,"'."-��������� ,   ,  The ' Four Leaf Comedy  company "ap -  ���������-.    peared here   'Wednesday,'and Thursday  evenings   before   two   good   houses   in  Spencer's hall.    The comedies'were well  , presented while the daricing7was worthy  of fa,v6rable'G0inment. ''���������'-.  '���������' W. Furnival wishes  to"announce' that  the, best opportunity, to get bargains in  '������������������'..������������������ clothing at the I. X. L. store wilLbe this  '.'   (Saturday) evening, as the. sale positively  "closes, ,to-night."-    A" Raymond   sewing  "'.    machine will also,bb offered.  ,   .    The Messrs. Bartlett Bros, shipped a  ; .number of mules to the const on Monday, ..where they /will remain : oiv pasture till the sr>ring,. when they .will  go  ������������������    on-the  Klondyke trail packing.   Even  -; / this/sliort rest"'willbd'a'geidserid to the  ���������poor animals.   , ::"���������.,���������-���������'"'������������������   ���������..,  "  -Surely all. will patronize the graud  .:  masquerade hall,   in aid  of the   Fire  Brigade, in Virginia hall, on .'.Thursday  ���������''evening   next.     Society   will cut   no  .���������������������������' figure in this,  as you will/never know  who your partners are. except on  the  quiet, if you are young  people, .and  then there may be some side glances.  FOR OVER' FIFTY -YEARS.  Mrs.'Winslow's Soothing Syrup' has been  used by millions'of mo there for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, suflorinir  and crying with pain of cuttiu������r teeth. 'Send  at once and got a bottle of "Mrs."Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve tlie poor little 'sufferer immediately. Depend upon It, mothers, there is no  mistakeaboiit.lt. It cures diarrhoea, regulates  the,stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  softens thegnms and reduces Inflammation,  and?gives tone and energy to tlie system.  "Jtrs.W'i 11 slow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is .pleasant, to the,taste and Is the  prescription ol one of tlie oldest and best  femalephysieians and nurses in the United'  States. Price twenty-live cents a bottle.  Sold by ' ;ill druggists throughout the world.  Cesureand ask lor "Mrs. "Winslow.'sSooihing  Syrup." -,. -....-.   ������  No wis. the time to  buy./   We carry.  ,of Air Tight  ;"8UEEN'rHEATIH(};.ST0pS  BOX STOYES, COOKING STOYES,  RANGES,  ETC., ETC.' ���������  Camp  and    Sybley Stoves, made  to  order.  E. T. Riley,  of Winnipeg,  is in<.town  looking over the field  as to future prospects for theVSanford  Clothing .Manur  ,   facturing Co., Hamilton.    He is satisfied  there is  a great deal of stability  to this  country,  and that after a  little clearin"'  .   away' of smoke incident to first settle^  ' ment the business of the country will be  very extensive,  Eggs were never as low in Sandon as  they were on Saturday last.   A C.P.K..  ��������� car having a largef consignment,: of  them ran off the track, telescoped and  made havoc of1 the outfit.   It took  an  ' engine, 14 men.and a bull dog the best  of next day to, get the car out of limbo.  ���������All the loss to, the company in damage  to car,.track and cargo is considerable.  The Trail Brewing^Co., that a few.  months ago' made an attempt to encircle the earth by establishing agencies at a dozen or so points, inelndina:  Sandon, has come to.griof, in bad form  we understand. Messrs. Main Bros.,  wholesale liquor merchants here, have  bought the stock carried by the insolvents in their store here.' The Main  Bros, are building up a good, safe business.  The Whitewater Hotel, of Whitewater, was formally opened by a grand  ball on Tuesday evening last. A apec-  ial train was run from Kaslo to Sandon  to accommodate tho������e wishing to attend from either point. The hostelry  has recently been repainted and re-  papered and is now equal to the host  along the line. Mrs. Lacy and Mr.  McKim did their best to make the  , evening most enjovablo, and they sue  ceeded.  Instead of carrying "out their promised economy the preVont Federal gov-  ernmentare well inta their suspected  extravagance. At Rossland the other  day Mr. Sifton, in : a speech, foreshadowed the appointment of a minister of mines. Certainly mining is an  important interest in Canada, hutwhy  not place one of the present nothing-  to-do ministers iii charge and dispense  with his present post? Canada with  its 5.000,000 of people only has sixteen  ministers,1 while the United States  with twelve timea that population, has  but eight ministers, and Mr. Sifton  wants more for Canada.  Mr. Field,_ of the Wonderful mine,  told a Review representative yesterday that all the. vitality recently given  to differences at a meeting of shareholders in Spokane, some time ago,  was altogether uncalled for, as they  wi^re only the objections of a small  minority holders- tit the best, the'majority being a satisfied unit ,as to the  past operrtions of the mine. He says  that at the last meeting no new directors were appointed, so the old ones  wilh'act until a full representation can  be got later op, when work will go on  at the mine as heretofore. There is  not a great deal of mining being done,  and n:uch will not be done until anew  board is fully organized.  Hi  KASLO.  SANDON.  SiiSSW'^f!5'"  W^gs0&"  SILVERWARE  In endless variety. Our store is fill  of Novelties for Christinas. What to  give is the QUESTF.ON ! We can  answer that for you, and will do it  with pleasure by showing you goods  ���������new and rare.  There is nothing so easily sent as  Silverware and Jewellery. We.guaran-  tee its safe delivery to. any part of  Canada, United ' States and Great  Britain.:  THE RELIABLE JEWELLER  AND OPTICIAN.  1 ���������'    :' ".-���������.    -   '.'-.  sssE^resj&^YWsaw&a^^  H*V-  .B!~\  ; The only Tailor, and  Grents' Outfitter In  Sandon. KE: lead ; let  those who can'follow.  j Have just  received" froni' Toronto  ,-United States one carload of Merchari-  ���������-���������'dise, which      ; .���������,.,,".; ' ��������� '. ���������  " Vwill sell':";,  - ,"',V '.' ,'.'     ,!������������������','   ' '       (''','���������        :��������� .   ".      , ���������'���������  : '    "������������������'":���������'���������'-':[.  Each of my departments is  attended   by   a competent salesman, ���������  . who   is  well   qualified   to please  all  classes and conditions of customers.  ,-': My, agencies for Eastern houses are  many, comprising Devlin's Fine Ready-  made Clothing, Knox's tvorld renowned Hats, Vietor & Echelis Underwear  and.T-Iosiery,   the   Headley,. Farmer,  Co., Trunks, Bags and   all classes 'of,  ' Leather-Goods, Valid many others; as  patrons;will,'observe��������� while examining.  ' goods in the different departments.  ���������' ���������>" Remember our sole aim is to please.; ���������  ,'It costsyou nothing-.to   look   around,'  and each1 visitor will receive 'a.cordial  greeting,'whether  he} be a purchaser   ���������  'or not.'. ���������':.;'���������'.". y"-.-' :'���������".*,;  ." .From ,many years' experience and ���������.  observation,    I   am "well qualified'.to.-  please ��������� where, others  fail,, and should  :niy  assertion's -in  any   , resptsct, not>"t,  : prove true.a ten-dollar note���������GRATIS '  ���������can   be   had   of the   cashier: whils. ,,  passing frorii the^'establishment; :,; : ,, ,::���������  - The holidays.are. at  hand; now is  the time to  replenish' your wardrobes '������������������  among the infinite infinitesinal articles '  which   I. 'carry,, a, .few of, which are .:���������  adapted andwillplease the   .  are :'The-famous .Michigan, Mackanaw ���������  , Suits; 12 different styles .of; Boots and.  Shoes adapted ; for all departments of  mining.    ;".::':' '���������'���������''.".'   '���������'.',?���������'';.,��������� V .-  . Hats and Caps of all kinds.  Blankets of All Descriptions.  Hudson  Bay,   Rubber,   American'.  . Army andLord Blanquct;  Trible .weight Flannel Shirts, in all  .izes and colors..-'"'".  German j French, English and. Siberian. Tippet's Mufflers, and Air-protectors. ���������'��������������������������� ��������� ��������� -  Dogskin, pigskin   and combination  leather.      The   latter   guaranteed   to  outlast any grade now upon the market;  . (Sole- agents.)  Double backed,double-split trimmed  and double kneed���������sewed with Irish  linen,'the famous Jumbo Brand.  Our line Of Overcoats is unsurpassed,.  Ulsters,   Double   and   Single-breasted  Walking Coats, Covet Coats, Inverness  and many other varieties. -;.---  ���������An   agent  for the   famous   Cluctt,  Coon Company's Linen, of Troy, New .  York, have allsizes, styles and grades,  of Collars and Cutis; also Colored and  White'Shirts.  Neckwear to please both young and  old. Four .in Hand, Puffs, Bcaus  and Single Widths.' Handkerchiefs,  Suspenders and Belts.  I have also added ,a Jewellery  Department, which is as good, if not  superior to any in our city. .  My principal establishment is at  Rossland; visiting the Sandon store  once monthly, where I am prepared  to take orders for all Custom-made  Clothing.  I have in my employ one of the  most competant cutters on the Pacific-  coast, and guarantee satisfaction.  R. S. Bean, who for mauyyears has  been known throughout the east, by  his geniality and business ability, is  acting as manager, and will receive  all patrons. . .. ���������       ,  rn's  ft  '���������SHT  V-H  >������n  M  ���������������:  &rn*tt^tw^\---w������^^>-^^^^ emi^mmsmmmmmmmmmmm^mm  WEST   END.  We,do every kind of,work done in the best steam laundries,  by the; best :  and most experienced workmen.    Everything;from; the most delicate fabric to ,;'\,  theheaviestgarment.    All work tione expeditiously. "������������������ We! call for goods, and '���������'.,-  deliver'in .'any part of the town. ' .':-'::,-'-V: ���������/':;;'.;: ���������'^"'���������' .'y---:'-'--.';'i. ^.������������������":'yy',y :>'--^y>:.  :;   ;.'���������';��������� .:, UP-TOWNOFFICEVC. GATES' BARBERVS  ',-':; '.'.; .������������������'.���������,; ���������'.: . ���������������������������'���������:'��������� :..-���������.-��������� Next Slocan News,C6.  ���������':.������������������' -r\,}.f'.i'--.::-'������������������'.''���������;'���������;'-..     ^^It  ������  LipOlS;  i;Walker?s,";^Gpo4ernam  kej ;::;.; also   mixed   car  of; Foreign^v;  ^r^'^Wiite; for prices before purchasing]  ���������^elsewliere.;-:^-, ,:-;.-2.-:;"^  '������  Groceries, Ha^^  Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots andSKoeSc  ������PW������dr������tigmi^"*������W^UBo<������aill'  WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF EVERYTHING.  SANDON AND ROSSLAND.  vy  fm  . HSI������aiaWHfi!ft������^^^^  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Thjee FouXs.  'Sandon.'/;      ;Slocan City. ���������       >   . y  WHEN IN 5^NbON 5T0F /IT TME  SANDON, B. C.  Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  Rates $2.50 to $4.(30 per day.  ,       R. CUNNING, Peopkietor.  Everything Up-to-date  in our line.   A fine selection of Worsteds, Tweeds and Fancy Vestinga.  Agents for the Dominion Piano and Organ Co.  D  Ft.*??.'  1 a:  VJ.-  ���������        1       % b .   -     1       *        r ���������        -������J|*r 1 -*r*    Jr-i-   -        If    1    I.       '1*      I   '���������   ��������� n   --f * -, r 1��������� 11,        1        -r   ,1        ,     -O,    ������ ,,-   -up ��������� 1.   1- ���������  II *��������� 'I ���������  Ml -   * - ������       ���������     tt * ��������� I *       I  J .    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