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 ^Vv^. ^^^'^  ���������G>:-  VOL. 5.���������NO. 10.  SANDON, B. C���������, SATURDAY,'OCTOBER 26, 1901.  -"'$3.00 PER; YEAR.  TTown Jottings.  The west end of tlie C P. R. platform  is being planked.  Mr. Hup'perton is adding a second  story to his building for a residence.. -  We believe the Lardeau branch of lhe  C. P. R. will be finished in about live  weeks:  ���������Mr.'Tmoman is now to be found in his  photograph gallery iu lhe Mining Review building.  A curlers'meeting is called for Monday evening in the council chamber.  All curlers are requested to attend.  As we are running off the paper Mr.  an.d Mrs. A. Crawford are enjoying their  silver wedding. Particulars next issue.  Since Dick Orando Jost his business  some weeks ago lie has been acting very  Btrangely, and some think lie ought to  ���������   be looked after and'cared for.  The Methodists have let the contract  for the completion of their church  building, and they will shortly hold service upstairs in a completed structure.  Some party walked through the residences of'A. Crawford and W. Wilson  on. Sunnyside the other niuht, but took  nothing. Probably it was simply a  night wanderer.   .  The council are pulling (he old flume  timbers and other obstructions out of  the creek before the snow flies, preparatory to roll timing in the spring before  the ���������freshets'setiin.  Mrs. Haller has sold the K. & S. hotel  at McGuigan' to Mclsaa<'s and Dewar,  and .they, take possession the. first of the  month. Mr. anfil Mrs. JTa'iler are now  at the Tremont hotel; Noison.  Messrs. Towgood & Bruder are overhauling, repairing and improving the  New York brewery, preparatory to meet-'  inj, larger demands, ' Mr. Towgood is a  pushing business man, and Mr. Bruder  is a practical brewer.  Oar Court of .Revision had a hard  lime of it wrestling with appeals. Of  course the law says assess at market  value'; but this is impossible in a place  'like Sandon. The market value today  is not 'more than half what it was a year  ago, and probably not more than half  wiiat it may be a year hence; and of  course no assessor can ehange values  that way- every year. . The only thing is  to get on a piopor pro rata valuation.  Why are not the city council making  some effort to-collect the taxes due by  Malcolm Gilbert Spro'at before the fire?  As we understand it he has had all the  benefits of municipal government since  the place was incorporated, and has  never-yet paid a cent of taxes. Even  though the books for the first two years  ''we're burned, there is yet a safe legal  way of making him pav every dollar he  owes, and the council should take that  way.  There is a general regret at Rev. J. A.  Ferguson, B. A.., resigning his charge  at Whitewater. He has been with us  for "over two yoars and has endeared  himself to all by his depot tment arid his  earnestness in presenting the Gospel.  On Tuesday evening last the. ladies fo  the congregation gave a farewell social  in his honor and presented him with a  .purse containing a 8uhtantial sum. A  large number from Whitewater mine  were present. Mr. Ferguson, takes with  him the best wishes of all.  The Canadian public learn with regret of.the death of N. F.-'Davin, of Regina, by his own hand in Winnipeg on  Friday last week.' Mr. Davin was well  known all over Canada as a most brilliant orator", and a clever journalist and  parliamentarian. He represented West  Assiniboia at Ottawa for two parliaments, but was defeated last general  election. Although clever in the respects named above, he was never possessed of a well balanced mind, and his  especially irregular habits of late may  be said to be the cause ot his sad and  untimely end.    ,  A Runaway- Smashup.  A sad accident occurred on the Iv. &  S. Cody branch on  Wednesday., The  engine "took up one coach as far as the  Last Chance,  and detached it on   the'  main line while the  train' hands .were  doing someswitching.   By "some means  the coach broke away from  its braking  and started down the hill, gaining speed  as it went.   When  near   the  junction,  near the Payne  ore house,''in swaying  the coach struck-a  bluff on the   upper  side, became destroyed and   the   rear  portion of it was smashed intosplinters.  Mrs..Winters,  of. Cody, and  her little  girl were on the coach, and whileit'was  on the runaway,  they had'the presence  of mind to go to the other end of the  car which was all that saved bo.th from  probably instant death, as that- end of  the ear was  considerably less damaged  than tbe other.   The little girl escaped  with a few slight cuts on  the face; but  Mr.?. Winter had ��������� her   right  shoulder  ���������bone broken,  and'received several bad  cuts about the head and face. Dr. Power  had her removed to her home by a hand  car,    where   she   is   receiving   proper  attention. Tlie general opinion is that if  the ermine had followed up the car when  it started,- it could have been overtaken  and by the- use,of  a   rope   or   chain,  thrown over the car it could have been  got   under  control  before the accident  occurred:-.The engineer  and   fireman  say the reason  they "did  not   start ont  to overtake   the   coach   was  they we're  afraid,  . on   account of   tlie   frequent  curves in the .line, and   inability to see  any dj stance -ahead;   they- might   run-  in to .tho, coach at any placo and  kill the  Tifp.upants.,.whichis.quite true.   In any.  rase it  if  well   thc   accident   had   no  worse results.  Lecture on Labor.  i A laborer named Stone on the V. V. &  E. R. R., hear' Grand Forks, had his  skull fractured by a falling rock last  week while blasting. ������������������  Photos.���������Now is your.opportunity for  Xmas Photos.    R..<H. Trueinan will  be  in the Studio at Sandon,'Tuesday,'29thj  until Nov.'4th; opposite-C. P. R. depot.  f New Denver, 20th and 2Sth. :  ���������  In a competition among four, Fol-  iiott & McMillan have secured the contract for taking down the concentrator  at Lillooet and erecting it near Sandon  commence  The Rev. Mr. Rowe gave his lecture  on this subject in the Methodist church  to  a. moderately   sized " audience   on  Thursday evening.   He is a good speaker and entertainer.    He" would settle all.  labor disputes  by'Christian socialism.  He'is not opposed to paying a man who  can earn it $100,000 a year salary, or to  a man'making millions out of an industry, if he does it honestly and after paying fair wages; but  he   is  opposed   to  making it at one end of a transaction by  grinding wages at the other. The people  who look for bargains   at  Eaton's   and  such places are, as the Revikw has always maintained, are responsible for the  low wages at-these places.   Consumers  must cease buying goods   produced   by  under paid wages,  before   these   wages  will be 'reformed. -He ia not in favor of  persecuting the Orientals; but believes  a minimum wage scale would cure most  of the   evils  complained   of   by   their  cheap labor.  At a minimum scale white  labor would always get the  preference.  He objects to  compulsory  arbitration  but believes in a. board   for  voluntary  settlements, wlich if all men were honest and .fair   would,  work   well.     The  speaker, however, had.no cure lor  such  troubles as have gone on in  the. Ivoote-  nay for the past two years.     Minimum  wages would not reach them,as   owners  could only pay what wages   the   conditions of the country would warrant, and  men would only accepttheir ideal wages  whether the mine owners  could  afford  to pay them or not.     The prophet who  can deal properly with mining troubles  i-haa.yet.to arise.     What   is wanted  is  some   means   of   making  owners, pay  high wages when they bave rich properties that pay good values and of forcing  men, or inducing them  to   accept   low  wages whon prospects and properties are  not rich and prices are low.     He  also  wants some means of forcing unions to  allow the thousands out of employment  in large cities, in destitution  to   accept  wages in other parts   that   would   pay  them well and enable the in to  make   a  little money.   ' These are   the matters  that call for agencies of solution, and no  one   appears   ready   to   grapple   with  them.  In Tunnel and Stope,  There   are ��������� ten men at work  at the  Idaho mine.  The Chicago No. 2 is to be re-opened  in the spring onr/a larger scale.  The "IrSix, Rock,, at  Whitewater,   is  for tf-a Payne!   They  will  the work without delay.  Some of our aldermen have been sit-  ting-in court of revision ,on the assessment roll for some days past, about a  dozen changes have been made all told.  As a matter of fact it. matters: not what  any one man's assessment.-' may be. If  all are assessed alike it does not vary  the.amount of taxes. If the.assessment  of the place be $250,000 and it takes two  'centsori the dollar to raise the amount  required by thecouncil. one cent on the  dollar wilfdo it if the assessment be  doubled. As,-however, the assessment  was made tliis year by a suspended  official,, while suspended, it is doubtful  if taxation will be binding on any one.  McGuigan lias' furnished the police  court with' a little new life the past few  days. It appears Isaac Campeau leased  the K. &, S. Holer there from Mrs. Haller, paying $20 down, and nothing more  since. Some weeks ago Mrs. Campeau  had him before the court here for an  assault. This was dismissed', and Campeau then went away taking his two  children with him. Before going he  sold what liquor and effects he had to  Morgan & Co. and they claimed possession of the house. Mrs. Haller on looking after her rent could find' no effects  and Mrs Campeau gave her some of  Campeau's clothing. In turn. Campeau  had Mrs. Haller arrested at Nelson for  stealing his effects. The case came before Judge Lilly here Wednesday evening, and, of course, he dismissed it on  Mrs. Campeau's evidence. Campeau  now advertises he will not be respon-  j sible for debts created by his wife.  Three cars of Antoine ore were shipped from McGuigan recently. This mine I  was on the shipping list three years ago,  and was opened,up again some months  back with a ���������small'staff.  Even the Phoenix Pioneer is lecturing  the miners of that district for patronizing Eaton's store in Toronto; but yet  they will do it. Many of them will  boycott the local dealers who do not  help them in their fights for high wages  and in turn bang the dealers who do  help them by buying from Eaton's, of  course the saloon keepers do not feel it,  as liquor cannot be imported by the  glass from Toronto.  '. Assessment work has been done on  the Eagle, Good Hope, St. Gothard,  Glacier, Gruttle and Golden Star���������a  group of claims near Whitewater. The  claims have been under development all  summeiyand some of them have extra  good showings. The Golden Star upon  which the most of the work has been  done, is located three and one-half miles  from Whitewater, just east of the Ibex  mine. A tunnel has been driven SO feet  taoping the lead at a 20-foot depth and  short drift ran into 18 inches of nearly  solid ore. Assays give $150 in silver,  copper and gold, with a. small amount  of lead. There are four leads on thia  property covering over 500 feet and all  terminating to the discovery.  The following are the ore shipments  from Sandon, for the week were:  Mine. Tons.  Sloean Star... 264  Ivanhoe...  40  Reco...........  20  American Boy  20  Sunset  20  being developed for a short time.  Mr. Warnerrreports a find of 10 inches  of good ore in- a new working on the  Wonderful. - ���������  The Sloean Star is shipping nearly  two cars of ore a day, another team  is now on thehauling outfit.  Harry, Lower and  Alex. Muir,  who.  recently leased  the upper workings  of,'  the Queen Been, have struck from six.  inches to a foot of clean ore.  The Last Chance has placed an order  wilh the Vancouver Engineering Works;  for2,000 feet of water pipe to be   used  increasing the water power.  James Dunsmuir ha? foreclosed his  mortgage on the Noble Five, getting the  whole property at about $200,000, and-  cutting out all shareholders completely.  The Silver Glance group at Bear.  Lake is shipping a carload of ore..  This property has ore that runs $700 to  the ton. D. McPhail has charge of  the work. ,   .  At the Miller.Creek the upper tunnel ���������  is in about 95 feet and good indications  of ore are in the face of the tunnel, and  it is expected that the main lead will be  tapped shortly.    Some two cars of ore ���������  have been shipped since this property  opened'.under the present management.  -,. Mr.-Warner.has:sold his bond-on the  Mountain Con to  the original owners, '  making a little nnney.   The property is  showing up well, -tint   he   still  thinks'  with  the low price of lead,  the high  wages of labor and unsatisfactory legislation, thero could bo nothing made by  operating it at present.  New discoveries have been made oh  the Alhambra and Condor claims on  Bear creek, near Spi'oules. The lead at  first five feet in width,, has now increased to nine feet. Forty feet of drift  work has been done, acquiring a depth  of 40 feet, and with 50 more drifting the  lead can be tapped.  . AH reports to the contrary, we believe  the Ruth mine will not open up this  winter, and we do not believe there will  he a bit more life in the camp all winter  than there is at present. So much for  the benefits of the legislation passed by '  our political tinkers at Victoria the past  two and a half years.  The Payne's new electric drills, were-  put in this week. The concentrator  building will be started on as soon as a '  location is found. G. A. Walkem, of the  Vancouver Engineering Works, inspected tho plans and submitted a tender for  the pipe-line to be.constructed in connection with the cyanide concentrating  plant.  There is considerable stir in a small  way up the North Fork, north west of  Three Forks. It is known there are  many promising prospects in there, requiring capital to work them and a good '  trail outlet. Doubtless'as soon as prices  of silver advance, they will be pushed  with development. A number of outside mining engineers have gone over  several properties with the idea of  purchasing or bonding them. Nelson  parties, it 1p said, are taking over some  claims that belong to Tom Rouse.  Lorenzo Alexander was up looking  over the Dolly Vardon group on the  North Fork recently for English capitalists. So far no deal has gone through.  This property takes in about 2S claims,  and it would be a difficult matter for  capital to get a hold of this property as  a great, number of the claims are owned  individual]}-���������some of the owners might  sell and others again would not. There  are as good showings on this propery as  any other in the country, and development has been going on from time to  time.  : \y '���������.vi^^a,l^..-l^)ii)ivWj^OTft^,wv,^l^i,a^^1.JB  "SOB mkM RBQlflSTS,  NEARLY TWO  THOUSAND     PE-  TITIONS IN TWENTY DAYS  Kinj  Edward    Receives    Begging  h������u^������, ������  Letters    Asking for All Kinds  of Favors.  Few people can have had a, greater  expurience   . of  petitions   than     His  Majesty,     judging  from  tlie  number  that have accrued during his     visit  ,to Marienbad a ������������������couple of years ago,  a visit that lasted twenty clays, and  saw on    an average ninety-four     petitions,   begging-letters,   and  written  requests for various favors.. forwarded to him daily.   Of .these 1,880 petitioners,  320 merely wrote for     his      oumo 1BW mouuls ago  Mr.  stuart  autograph ;    but no fewer than 260   Wortley, M.P., ;   presented a petition  hoped that thc result of each of their  jn the     British House    of Commons  petitions would secure for him or her  sjgncd by 36,000, working men that  a lock of King Edward's hair. That' was-440 vards     long ;  and shortly  they were one    and all disappointed   afterwards  Mr.   Balfour  received     a  goes without saying. f memorial  from Manchester and Sal-  Tho remaining 3,300 requests were ford in the form of a great roll 612  of the customary begging-letter per- yarcls long, signed by 100.000 ' in-  suasioa     with a sprinkling of pecu- habitants of those communities. The  thing in her hand:   Thc "something"  was    a badly written petition     for  help for     hor blind father.   Patting  thft child on the check and telling her  not to cry, the Emperor bade hor to  be of good cheer and drove off.     Tn  the course of thc same afternoon the  house of thc blind father was visited  by sonic officials and  thc desired  relief was     forthcoming,   as,  indeed,  it was in the case of the petitioner  who wrote to the Kaiserin'of    Germany,      addressing her effusion,    to  "Mrs. Empress, ��������� Castle,"  as follows:  "Dear Mrs. Empress, 1 am very    ill  iir Hospital,  and therefore'unable to  go to school.   1 have a oad leg and  must havo     splints..   I have no money.   Dear  Mrs.   Empress,  give    me  splints.   The     doctor says     I must  have splints.���������Agnes  Prcster,   Ackar-  strassc."  Some few months ago Mr.  Stuart  liar  requests,   thc  nature   of     which  can    bo gauged    from the following  sample of the contents  of  the daily  .post-bag ; received     at Marlborough  House : A request of $5,000 to    enable a    student of entomology     .to  start for    Africa ; a request by   ^a  mother for a dowry for her daughter  and   an   invitation  from  a     French-  diving-dress     inventor  to  His     Majesty suggesting that  the King,     oi',  as he was then,  the Prince/,     should  don his  invention and dive *into the!  Seine when    next    in Paris.     These  petitions,     it  should   be  mentioned;  were received by the same post.  That thc Kaisor receives at times  some peculiar requests can be gathered from thc fact that a young man,  a carpenter's apprentice, living at  Kronau, knowing that his monarch  was in the habit of granting a fair'  percentage of the pecuniary requests  of his correspondents, about three  years ago penned thc following < effusion : "Your Majesty, T feel in my  heart an irresistible impulse to tho  career of art. I need for this purpose one hundred marks, in order to  come and study at Berlin. I wish  to be an acrobat."  Although    this request    twas    not  answered in the affirmative the    Bm-  jperor found time to reply to a somewhat  EXTRAORDINARY   PETITION  he received from a ninetecn-j'car-old  girl living at Fischhauser,  a     small  village      in East Prussia.   The girl,  being left.      - "'    '     '  length of thc petition introduced  into the House by Sir J. Fergusson  and that forwarded from Bradford  last June did not transpire, but seeing that the former bore 511,000  signatures and thc latter 664,767,  they would presumably have extended, if placed end to end, from Kensington Palace to St. Paul's Cathedral,  a distance of four miles.  Thc shortest petition was that presented to the House of Lords in August, 1896, and signed by Mr. John  Bull, who asked,the House to racon-  sidcr the question of terminating his  tenure of the office of Superintendent  j of thc Palace of Westminster.  Good for Bad Teeth  Not Bad for Good Teeth  .Soxodoat Would 25c.   I^rge Z,ic-wi������iand powdM���������.  At all stores or by mail.   Sample of the Liquid for tte posTajTsc, 5������*       HALL & RUCKEL, Montreal.  ger part of the trade is    centered in   paner   ihomh^, ,i,���������,v, ���������'  Bergen       So it is a very busy com-   SJ^oS^ad        ^^ W ������'  mercial town though it has behind it I    Vast  fori���������������������  *i,���������r   k  no    hinterland  of industrial    import cydeL'en lions h��������� *������ ^>   over  tance, for the mountains that hem it Xe wait nV   o ������, ^    ������ ������,arCJ?lcnty  in are almost uninhabited. I sol^L^v unnlw,     C'���������L . The .a*>-  Noarly all the    Norwegian    steam-! cove y'^f the 7uS * ^  ships    that   come    to" Now York aro! who is to "TmimL  inan  two  BERGEN'S  BIG  FIRE.  Facts About the Famous- Norwegian Town.      ']��������� '  Bergen, tho second largest city of  Norway, was partly destroyed by fire  recently. It being one of the oldest  and most interesting towns'of North  Europe,; the, calamity that has destroyed some millions of dollars  worth of property will be widely regretted.  The fact that Bergen; is one of the  wettest towns in the world did not  save it from the great disaster. The  westerly winds almost incessantly  drive: in the mists andrain from the  Atlantic, and the moisture being con  ._ - -      ������-",>viiu  is  lo maKo a million    or    twe  owned in Bergen, for no other port; thereby .is probably yet unborn. Cy-  of the country has so large a tonn-,' clists would also richly reward tha  age of sea-going vessels. It is well-] person who could devise a method of  known that Norway, having many repairing a tire without having to  ships and not very much commerce, t take it oh" and kneel for a quarter of  sends a great many vessels to other j an hour on a damp road while it was  countries to help carry their com-. mended, and. tho self-inflating tire  modities and thus the shipping of J would also prove a gold-mine to its  Bergen is represented in many foreign inventor. Cheap motors will, no  ports. doubt, in the future spell millions to  To illustrate the anti.qvity of tho somebody,  town it may be mentioned that be- We want a soap that will cleanse  fore Columbus discovered America, without the application of water,  Bergen's skippers long had the ex- and which could be carried in the  elusive'right to visit the coasts of pocket and used at such times when  Greenland.    That was when very few | water is not.to bo obtained for love  European countries knew that such  a land existed. It is ;natural that  such a town should have a considerable number of buildings'that are interesting for their great age. It also has a famous museum where Dr.  Nanseh was engaged for some years  before he left; it to become famous as  an Arctic explorer. .  PTiHi-oiw ,-wj;,, , -"Vi"' ! densed on the high ..walls'of the fiord  death of herCfathS SSt ������*hB^SMS ������n ^ S0Uth"  ter  to   the  German Emperor   atldmr ' C������aS\   ^ ������ ^  unusually  to be allowed to wear ma s cloths-1 WS? /JT^ 0iu P"^1*0*���������- *������*  which would enable her to o^^^f^^^^^^^. ������".  alljho difficulties that stood in". thej U^Ky    is    probably surprised  i when    he    hears   .that, the healthful  way of her carrying on her father's  profession. To this petition His  Majesty replied that she would be  granted thc privilege of donning male  attire conditionally upon the assent  of the burgomaster of the village.  This assent, however, was unfortunately not forthcoming.  CHANCE  FOR INVENTORS.,  Great Fortunes Waiting for Every  ".One. '/���������'.';//.  The person who is gifted with a  fair allowance of brains ;need not go  abroad to make a fortune, for vast  sums of money are awaiting those of  an inventive'turn of mind who can  supply one of the many requirements  of the populace. In some cases wealthy men havo offered large fortunes  for simple    inventions, but it is sel-  or money. Shaving, too, is a painful . operation on a cold winter's  morning, and the person who wishes,  to possess wealth beyond the dreams  of avarice has only to conceive 'somt:  method lhat will enable a. man to  shave in half a minute without watcr  and will make it impossible for him  to cut himself, no matter how careless ho may be.  . ������������������    ���������w   ...................    -~-    ^.....f.*^'      ,u*i.iiwuuo,   uuu   iu   im   aei���������  country of Norway is one of the re- dom anyone comes forward to claim  rrirwic:    in    ml.w.U   ���������+!.������   f...-~l. j.f..l -    .i:     4.U  v-v  gions in which the frightful- disease  of leprosy still lingers. It is a relic,  in that far northern .country, of thc  Middle Ages. Practically alltbc persons, about 2,000 in number, who  arc tainted with the virus of leprosy,  A few. days before Princess Paulino ' f-'C    . ���������       - -  of Wurtemburg was married   that is ' ^  ln  thc  "cighborhood   of Bergen,  to say,     towards    the end 'of 1898  1    ���������---'*-���������forefathcrs WCrC attackecl  she received a petition that ran  follows ���������:��������� "Dear Miss Princess 1-aui-- -   -       ------  ine,���������Your wedding is to be on Sat- ' const tVn(1 '^ie disease'has been    con  ; with the disease, Bergen was the on-  Dear Miss Princess *Paul-' Iy ccnire. ������{ Population on  lho west  them.  ������  ASTHMA    FOR   SJXTEEN   YEARC  '/V Well-known Orang-evllls, Ont, Farmer 3pet������'  Hundreds of Dollars In Soaroh of aOuroft  Asthma, but by Persistence and Olarhs's Re'  Compound Is Now Completely Cured. Ttteo  are the Faots:  Mr. Allan Faulkner, Osangeville.  P.O., Ont., writes :���������"For sixteen  long years I have been almost a  constant martyr ^ to asthma. Only  an asthmatic could realize what I  ���������have ;��������� suffered. Many days ant'  Itveeks. I could not leave the house.  and night after night couid not lk-  down. I spent many hundred dollars,  in search of a cure and.tried nearly  all pur local doctors     and some   in  .��������� I an our  Smoke is ono of the necessary evils ; Toronto and became worse each  of the winter months, and is at alljj,-ear. My druggist, Mr. Stevenson,  times a nuisance in London, Eng-|of Orangcviile, recommenderLClarke's  land. Some years ago a wealthy j j;<;0ia      Compound  about  ������?o  vears  man named Newling offered ������500,000, ago. i took in all about eighteen  to the person who would invent a j bottles of this grand medicine . dur-  method of banishing air smoke from -jng nine months, each week I gra-  the metropolis, but as yet no candi- -dually improved and am now .corn-  dato has applied for the sum. Pos- plctely cured. It is now over a year  sibly when the genius who can abol-   since being cured and I have not had  ness. I'm pure you arc happv. Mv  wedding is on thc same dav, and I  should be very happy, too, if my  father were not sitting in prison.  If your father were in prison you  too would grieve. Dear Miss Princess, I beg of you to say a good  Word to your father, so that he lets  ���������my father off, or at least Jet him  out for a few hours, so that he may  come to my wedding. With much  love, yours," etc.  Whether the King of Wurtcmburg  was overcome by the picture conjured up of himself sitting in prison  we arc unable to say, but he was so  far touched with the tenderness dis- '<  played in the letter that he not only  let out the offender, whose offence  was but trifling, but let him off for  good.  Many a. tale of woa reaches . royal  eyes through thc medium of ill-spell-'  ed, badly written petitions ; only  last year, foi\ instance, the Emperor  Francis .Joseph of Austria stopped  his carriage  on noticing a ragged,  WEEPING     LITTLE GJRL :  afeuKyjQj; bv. the curb holding som,?;-  ly originated from an almost exclu  sive diet of fish. Under modern  methods of treating leprosy thc num-  I bcr of victims is gradually    decreas-  I inS-  I Bergen, from the oldest times, has  been the chief place in north Europe  for  THE FISHING TRADE.  The time was when the great calch  of cod and herring along the coast  north of Bergen was all brought to  that town to be cured. It has largely lost this business since the devel  chase tlie fogs away he would earn  the thanks of millions, and a fortune  beside. ��������� ��������� f   '  Most men smoke, but the smoker's  ideal pipe has yet to be invented, for  although many patents have been  taken out in this direction from time  to time, not one has reached perfection. In the cigar department there  are also a number of unfilled wants.  Thc man who supplies these will  speedily become a millionaire.  There is no' doubt that thc  tPost  Office would handsomely i-eward         f...~.j   ....wj. 1/..U tti;niuo ������vxiu cun aDoi-j since being cured and I have not hat  u    ������- wn "������<���������������-'j"med ever since to the region immed-iish smoke comes along he will tackle   a single attack since, and have gain-  urday,  and I wish you every hnppi- ' ,-ately around it.    The evil apparent-! the-fog problem also.       If he mnin ! ed much     of my old-time    strength  ' and     weight.   No amount of money  or     anything else could estimate*- its  value to me."  (Signed), Allan Faulkner.  I have for     years been personally  acquainted with, Mr.  Faulkner     and  can certify to the absolute truth   of  Uhc  above  statoment.  (Signed), Thos. Stevenson,  Druggist, Orangcviile, Ont.  A free sample bottle will be sent  to any person troubled with Asthma.  Enclose six cents in stamps for postage. Address The Griffiths & Mac-  pherson Co., Limited, 121 West  Church St., Toronto, Ont.  : ������������������r-������������������������������������/���������  Niagara,     though not. the' highest  ��������� ,T        *v.-ki      wiitu       !_><.<._)* IIVU"      OlJiV^V      biiu      vji.>vu;i-i "- V ������.���������       -���������--���������.��������� Lit 6  opment of a considerable number ofinian ,who could design a pillar-box  important towns/further north where' incapable of being pilfered; a form of  ,���������������������������*   -f Ji-  /---i-   _���������^.., ,.   .thieving that costs the authorities  most of the fish caught among the  Lofoten Islands and other coast districts arc now cured; but the larger  part of the catch is brought to Bergen to be sent to the various importing countries. In March next  a.bout 10,000 men and 7,000 boat3  will, as usual, be at work on the Lofoten fishing grounds alone. Four-  fifths of all the ,fish that Norway  catches is sent to the large fish-cat*,  ing countries of Europe q#,d qje iaj-j  MANY THOUSANDS  every year. _ ' JIany -inventors have' waterfall, holds the recorder&s������e'  tried tins -but so far none of.the Thirty-two million tons of wS  ideas have been adopted by the au-;roll over the cliff in the bourse o^ a  thonties.    The sclf-wmdmg watch is sing]c hour ������-tiuroe oi   a  a puzzle for the brainy clock-maker, .' ���������   _ ���������  and the lucky solver of the secret Miss Keedick-What an awful talk-  would, com money faster than he er Mr. Gilley is, and how^lftt e t  could spend.it. as would the Individ- says when he spoaS. ! " Miss Kittlih  ual who produced a writing ink that-The poor fellow is troubled     w th  d^'������i^^)y.,vew^^k.^;#iwUTOt k w .thoughts,  1  .1.  :���������#  f  ������������������#'  ��������� I'  m  w  ���������JU  1  M  '  N  ���������  I  Sf  1!  U  I!^  III  I  < $��������� '  .Sl-i''  '~W  4\ iii  |f .HI  $,  !  M\ '������������������  I \ \ >l  ''{���������!���������  i "i ���������  *   * #  #���������������.*">  ������' V>.'':".y-'-w'* .A d*  li  mmammaMBBRn ���������KumiiwuiHimHirngsaage  -<������  About the  ....House  SOME   GOOD   RECIPES.  Slewed Steak and Vegetables.���������  Cut a thick slice'., of beefsteak,  weighing about two pounds, and put  it in a stfewpan with a sufficient  quantity of slic'ed carrots, turnips  and onion, 6 peppercorns, 2 cloves,  (i allspice and a bunch of savory  herbs. Barely cover the meat ' with  ���������stock or water, put on the lid and  slew gently for two and one-half  hours.  Picnic Sandwiches.���������Pound ihe  yolks of 3 hard-boiled eggs with 1  oz butter, season with cayenne, add  ���������i cup grated cheese, salt to taste,  und pound all well together. Spread  on buttered white bread and cut  into fancy shapes.  . Yorkshire Tea. Cakes.���������Sift a scant  -.J- teaspoon salt with 4 cups sifted  hour, and rub into it i cup solid  butter. Dissolve i yeast cake in ' a  little; tepid water, and add it to the  ��������� lour', with enough milk to make as  soft a dough as can be handled.  iioll into very thin sheets, and rut  in cakes the size of a tea saucer, set  them in a warm place and let rise  until they are three times as thick  us they were originally. Bake in a  ���������^uick oven. As soon as they are  done, split each one, butter, cut  into quarters with a hot knife and  serve at     once.   These arc delicious  small squares, and scoop out the  middle, leaving walls and bottom an  inch thick. Butter these slices, then  place in the hollows the chicken,  moistening with a little mayonnaise  dressing, and garnish with a spoonful of the dressing and the grated  yolk of a hard-boiled egg. Place the  squares of bread on. a platter, mix  the lettuce- with a little mayonnaise,  and arrange it. neatly about, the  bread. ��������� "  for breakfast, lunch or tea.  'Potato Fritters.���������Two cups riced  potatoes, 4 tablespoons thin cream,  I teaspoon salt, a dash of grated  nutmeg, 2 whole eggs, yolks of 2  others, 1 tablespoon chopped pars-  icy, i cup cream, and ������ cup sifted  ;;lour. Add the cream to the potatoes, salt and nutmeg, set. in bowl  in ice water, and chill thoroughly.  When cold, add the cream, parsley,  eggs (well beaten) and lastly the  flour. Beat the mixture thoroughly  and drop from a spoon/into a kettle  ' of smoking hot oil or fat, and fry  to a delicate brown.  -Maryland Chicken.���������Cut chicken  into serving pieces, and roll each  piece in flour, egg. and' crumbs. Lay  _n a well-buttered pan and bake in a  hot oven. Baste .with butter, and  water. When dono, serve with the  following sauce : Two tablespoons  butter, 1 tablespoon each of minced  onion and carrot, a blade of mace, a  bit of parsley and a bay leaf. Cook  in a saucepan until the butter has  melted, then add .������ teaspqpn salt,' ������  teaspoon paprika. 2 tablespoons  flour and ������ cup stock or water.  Grilled FowK���������Cut the remains of  cold fowl into pieces, season with  pepper and salt and squeeze over  xhem the juice of -f lemon. Let  stand for three-quarters of an hour.  iWipe them dry, dip them into clarified butter-, then into bread crumbs  and grated lemon peel, place them  on a gridiron, and boil over a clear  Jin*. -���������'':,'.  'Jold     Fowl    in    Cases.���������Cut cold  j,owl  into     dice of     equal size and  shred a good, firm lettuce into pieces .one  Cut some thick slices of ��������� bread     in '  " '  DRINK MORE WATER.  Dark, shadowy,- puffy places .under  the eye are annoying "beyond''everything to a sensitive woman. They  make one. look haggard, tired and  | weary of life. Massage and electric  j treatment will be found good, ��������� but  thc main part of tho work of beautifying must be accomplished by yourself, says an exchange.  Any slight kidney : disorder will  bring the puffy ��������� look, and for that  reason, drinking plenty of water is  one of the finest remedies known.  Sip the water slowly, and do not  have it too cold. Three pints a day  is not a . drop too much. A good  way is to sip' a big tumblerful half  an hour before each meal, and to  take another big-tumblerful . two  hours after each meal.  Not one woman among'a hundred  drinks enough water to keep her  system in a healthy condition, anyhow. A sluggish circulation and  torpidity of the liver will bring the  disfiguring blemishes.  Exercise dally, nutritious food,  deep breathing, a quick hand bath  with tepid salt water every day,"  sleep enough to thoroughly rest you,  a wcll-ventilatod bedroom���������all these  are very,   very beneficial'.  REMEDY FOR LOCKJAW.  GIRL'S COSTUME.  Simple blouses with gored skirts  make the best of all costumes for  young girls. This pretty and stylish  model is adapted " both to school  wear and to,occasions of mere formal  dress; the former when made of sturdy dark-luted material, the latter  when of light weight fabrics in pale  or. light colors. As shown it is designed for service . however, and is  made of Napoleon blue cheviot with  strappings of the same, collar of  chemisette of blue  To a double handful of pear:h tree  leaves/well crushed in ah earthen  dish, add 1 teaspoon of salt. Mix  well- and apply to the wound, renewing, as often as necessary, "and keep  it on as long   ; as the wound     dis- ! blue  velvet  and  charges.   Leaves'can    be dried for jtaffeta. ��������� >.  winter use, and soaked and-prepared I The blouse is cut with a plain  as fresh ones,-are equally good..,An-j back, drawn down snugly at the  other remedy, where peach leaves waist,., and slightly loose fronts that  cannot be'obtained, is to put wool 'droop over the belt. The neck is fin-  or feathers on'hot coals and holdjished with a roll-over round collar,  the wound over the smoke. Both of j and the chemisette, or shield, renders  these remedies have been used, and it high at the neck. The sleeves are  have no doubt saved life' when phy- i in bishop style with narrow pointed-I  sicians  failed.   The  leavesI  are good ��������� cuffs. '  for animals as well.   A man had    a |    The skirt is cut in five gores and is  horse whose     leg was lacerated, all ! snug about the hips while it places .!possessed  to  e was   about 'gracefully at the lower portion.    The !'ChiUlre.n.   Th  treatment failed, and he  to kill it, when the loaves were  plied and it was saved.  MONEY THAT PRICKS.  People     Who    Have     Paid Theii!  Debts Unexpectedly.  Some years ago tieforc. thc i^resenti  bankruptcy procedure was in vogue,,  Henry Leelham, a flour miller in '  Yorkshire, England, by sheer misfortune and force of circuinslanMiSrt  was compelled to. compound with his  creditors, and ho'paid them as much  as he could in tho pound. He was  then free to carry j������n business again  and under no further legal obliga-  tion to his late creditors.  His  business      prospered    greatly,,-  and a few years  afterwards hi.s late  I creditors haci'a pleasurable surprise,,  for lhey received the balance of their  accounts,     together with three     per  cent,  interest for the period beyond  the date of tho composition,   it was"  the act of an honorable man,      and  the name of I-Iemry Leelham. becamo  as good as a bank.    As time went on  the-firm grew and  prospered until it  was one of thc largest private mill*  ingJirms in the country.  In the good old days oi the presa  gang, in England, John Adams, a  I-iull resident, who had no sympathy  with the system use*! his house as a  harbor of refuge tor those flying  from the press gvuig. It was a  quaint old hwuse with secret d-.or.s  and passages*. On several occasions  the press gang searched the house,,  but - fortunately for the occupier  they never found a-fugitive on the ���������  premises, though they would have  done had they known the secret  doors and panels.  On ono occasion a young man fled  to the house for refuge, and tha  press.gang failed to find him. In  the dead of night Adams got him  smuggled away on board ship. He  lent him a sum of money and with  many expressions of gratitude the  young fellow promisedv to repay it  with interest. Somo time after a  letter turned up from South America  from the fugitive sayingVlhat he had  landed'safely,' and-renewing- his expressions of gratitude and promises  to refund the money as soon as     he  COUld. v   ���������.:.���������  Years rolled by and the friend of  press-gang fugitives died. Six  months after this-event,' a firm <3f  solicitors in Hull were communicated" with' from Mobile. Muxico. The  letter stated tliat Alfred' Saunders,  of that, place, formerly of Hull, had  died and left all of which he was  John Adams or his  children.   The\   amount - was  aboutl  ap-  HINTS   ON  DRESSMAKING..  When a waist does not fit perfectly  the favorite trick of a poor dressmaker is to pull it up on the shoulder. This is one of the most fatal  mistakes, for at once the whole waist .  is thrown out of place and often  cannot be restored to its original  form. "The best fitters are those  who when they try on a lining pin  it well to the waist line below the  corset, and if there is a fault, such  as being too  r,fulness at, the back is laid in: inverted plaits under which the placket can  be    finished,     or    the plaits can be  stitched flat as'illustrated, and : the  opening    made invisibly at the  left  'front seam.  j    To cut this costume for a-girl of 10 hilars  , years of age 5.yards of material 27 j   The'British Chancellor^ of the  inches     wide,    ,2-;- ; yards  44  inches  wide or 2g- yard-5'50 inches wide will  be required.  y .������������������'.������������������'  ,: -���������   ��������� ���������  THE  CLEANSING  BALL.  . The      following is    an      excellent  long-waisted,  obviate  cleansing   ball   to prepare for use on  it by pulling tne material down instead, of up. A waist that cuts the  wearer at the back of the neck is  of the, most uncomfortable  things that can be worn, but the  fault cannot be obviated by cutting  uut Hie neck at     the back ana" put-  clothes and woollen fabrics generally  Dissolve a bit of white soap the size  of an egg,  in enough     alcohol      to  cover it.   Mix in the yolks of   three .  eggs and a tablespoonful of oil     of |������e carved m_ imperishable stone  turpentine.   Work     in Fuller's earth  till it becomes stiff enough to   form  twenty thousand dollars which was  duly distributed to those'entitled to  it. There were ten children and" no  doubt the two thousand'dollars then  recei%red would be regarded as a complete discharge of the debt of.a few  Exchequer now and then receives sums  of money unexpectedly. Strange as it  may seem there are some people who  having dodged tho income tax or  other revenue imposts, becoma uneasy in their minds, and anonymously remit to the Chancellor of tho  Exchequer sums of money which they  ought to have paid in the ordinary  course of taxation. It is a pity the  identity of these people cannot bo  revealed,  so that their names might  at  Somerset     House.   These sums     aro  ting the collar further down, as    is : into balls and let them dry.     When  (generally     attempted.   The    trouble  you wish to remove a stain, moisten  j lies,   almost without exception,      in   the fabric with a little water,     rub  jthe shoulder seams,  which are     too   the ball well in, let it dry and brush  tight, or in the lack ,of material di-  off the     powder.   There     are    three  rectly across the shoulders.   A waist ; classes of stains    these balls cannot  which apparently    is hopeless     may , remove���������ink,     iron  rust  and     fruit  sometimes     be redeemed    from utter 'stains.   For"   ink, pour     over milk.  failure by having a piece inserted at,and as it becomes discolored absorb  the shoulder     seam  and  then  being  it with blotting paper.   Then    wash  pulled down    into     the correct posi-   out well  with, tepid water and  cas-  tion. ���������.._..''      tile soap.   If on white goods, lemon  '"When  the  sleeves   are  uncomfort-  juice and common salt,  often renewable, three times out of four it will jed and placed in the sun, arc    most  | termed "Conscience Money" and the  Exchequer  is obliged  to   use the ad-  WOMAN'S NINE-GORED SKIRT.  The nine-gored skirt has certain inherent advantages peculiar to itself.  It gives a more slender effect than  any other style. It adds to the apparent height. It provides ample  flare at .the feet. Withal it is exceedingly economical.  To cut this skirt for a woman of  medium size 8 j yards of material 21  inches wide, 7 yards 27 inches wide, |  6 J 30 inches wide will be required  be found that it Is the inside lining  over the top of the arm which is too  tight, or too far back. The sleeve  of a waist or jacket should be tried  on with the hand placed at the back  of the head. If the sleeve feels comfortable with the arm in that position, there is certainly enough  width in the lining and the material  both across the top and the length  from the armhole to the elbow. If  the latter line is too short, or if the  sleeve is put in too far forward, the  coat or waist will invariably drag  across the back, and throw the  J whole garnaejtf out of position//.  efficient.  _ The young Empress bf Russia, it  is said, cares little or nothing about  jewels, or, indeed, about any kind of  finery, and in this respect presents a  striking contrast to her mother-in-  law, the.still young-looking and even  pretty Marie Feodorovna, whose jewel casket in the days when she was  Empress was the most famous in the  world from a gem point of view,  hardly second, oven in the matter of  pearls to the collection of the Empress of Austria^  vertising columns of the press to acknowledge receipt.        .  .. ��������� _ ^  '  Lord Lonsdale is as nearly as possible the Admirable Crichton of the  sporting world, in the true sense of  the word sporting. There is nothing  in thc sporting world which Lord  Lonsdale has not done. He has been  nearer the North Pole than any man  with a title, save that Roya-1 Italian  explorer, the Duke of Abruzzi. Hois  master of the crackest pack of hounds  in England, and a master in tho noble art of ...self-defence, and he can  ride and drive. Nothing shows the  strange admixture of English life  more than the fact that Lord Lonsdale, hunter, driver, yachtsman, explorer, as he is, is patron of no less  than forty livings. In that respect  of patronage he comes first among  private patrons in England;'the. Duke,  of Devonshire comes next with thirty-  nine.  Unvaccinated    persons    may  vote at the elections in Norway,  mm J^TT^���������.!-*''* Jii$)ffit.t3ti*Bl&*XX\J&XnA-XtMWrr������*l*rBH-) Jl������itl������������<iJ*iii-*FV������������T������-.lN*i*lf ifA'JM. ���������UO.b.'M _>  .THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, October 26, 1901.  eview.  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2G,   1901.  The Nelson Tribune is   advocating   a  member in the local legislature for every  4,000 people br there abou'ts.   Where is  this going to end ?   The fact, of the'mat-  ter is we have too many representatives  in the-B. 0. House now, and  too  many  in all our legislatures for   t/mt  mutter.  "What we want is a reduced House and  equal representation.   The smaller the  House the more   dispatch   in   business  and often the more sense.   One has only  to look over the iirst  acts   of  the   first  Upper Canada-legislature of HI members  in 1792 at Niagara, to learn tho truth of  this.      No   sounder   enactments  weie  ever passed in Canada by any   body   of  men than were   approved   of  by   that  assembly.  If we'had a memberforevery  4,000 people   throughout   the  country  ��������� even with less   representation for   the  cities, our House would have over  fifty  members���������too many altogether for   so  young a province.     Twenty-five wonld  be plenty if they were good men equally  distributed,   ll is a hard matter to   cut  down representation,so it is much better  to keep it down when it is down  < FOOD   MEDICINE  ��������� Scott's emulsion of cod-liver  oil is equally food and medicine. ��������� .  '.-���������    .  A little of it sets the stomach  at work on some easy 'food���������.  that is medicine.  How does it "set the stomach  at work?" By making strength;  by creating strength : by turn-  ing the oil into body and life  ���������that is food.  We'll send you a little to try, if you like.  SCOTT & J30WNE,    Chemists. Toronto,    '  It is quite diflicult to get at all the details of the squabble between the Miners' union and the management of the  Le Roi mine at Rossland. The unions  as a rule appear to think they have the  right to force any and all properties to  pay the wages they ask or suspend,  which is a dangerous condition of things  in any country, as the man who invests  his capital in any enterprise or industry  ought to know better what his property  can stand than any outsider. It appears, however, that one bone of contention between the Le Roi management and the uuions is the refusal of  the mine to pay muckers the wages prevailing in the country. As far as this  goes public sentiment will go with the  men, as the'Le Koi is not now anexper-  ment but an established mine, with as  good showing of high grade ore as any  mine in the district, that is paying the  wages asked without complaint. As far  as can be learned, however, this count  alone is not the only one at issue���������the  second grievance being'one of sympathy  with the smelter men at Northport.  This is,very unfair. Sympathetiestrikes  can be justified on no other ground than  a desire to muzzle capital. What argument for instance could the management of Sloean Star advance for letting  out its men and shutlingdown the mine  if Bruce White, one of its owners, saw  fit to pay miners $3.50 % day at the  Molly Gibson mine. Simply none, and  yet the step would be just as reasonable  as the strike at the Le Roi mine out of  sympathy for the Northport men. The  principle of "might being right" is never  defensible, not even in labor matters  more than in any thing else. Every  question of difference between capital  and labor should stand on its own  merits, and not on the merits of something foreign.  Nelson   Assizes.  One of the most interesting legal  points which has cropped up in connection with the Mineral Act was passed  upon by Mr. Justice Irving at the assize court yesterday, it was the very  vexed,question as to the interpretation  of the Mineral Act with respect to lapsed  licenses of free miners, the reversions of  the interest covered   by  such   lapsed  claims jointly owned, and the power of  the sheriif or anyone else to revive title  in a property by taking out a special  free miner's certificate without the consent of the free miner whose certificate  had lapsed.  The action in which the point came  up was that of N. F. McNaught vs. Harvey Van Norman, Balfour & Company  and F. Li. Stewart. The circumstances  i were: J. A. McKinnon of Silverton was  indebted to the defendants in the  above action. Judgment was secured  against him, under which the sheriff on  the 29th day of March last seized the  quarter interest of McKinnon in the  Hampton, Camp Fire and Plunger  claims, known as the Hampton group,  and located on Springer creek -about  eight miles from Sloean .City.- The free  minor's certificate held by McKinnon'  was allowed to lapse on the 31st day of  the following May, and as thegroup was  a co-owned property, the inference was  that the interest of McKinnon' in the  group therefore went to his co-owner.  McNaught.   However, to protect the in-  A woman has a right to be positive on  matters which are matters of personal  knowledge and experience. Every woman who has used Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription for diseases of the womanly  organs is positive as to its wonderful  curative value, and confidently recommends it to similar sufferers.  Women who suffer from inflammation,  ulceration, female weakness, or nervous  diseases caused by disease of the womanly organs will find a complete cure by  the use of " Favorite Prescription."  "Several years ago I suffered severely from  female weakness, prolapsus, and menorrhagia,  and used Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription with  splendid effect," writes I'nnuie - Shelton, of  ���������Washington, Iowa. ������Glad I have not needed it  for a few years past, but if I should have any  return of the old trouble would surely try ' Favorite Prescription.' I have recommended it to  a number of my lady friends. I always tell  them to try a bottle, and if they are not benefited by it I will pay for the medicine. In  every case they have spoken iu praise of it."  MAKES  WEAK WOMEN STOOWC,  AMD SICK WOMEN WILL.  terest of the judgment creditors the  sheriff on June the 5th tookoula special  free miner's certificate in the name of  McKinnon, but without his consent.  McNaught claimed the McKinnon interest a ml on the date- advertised for the  sale of thcMcKinnon interest underihe  judgment there was a clashingof interests between the sheriff as representing  the judgment creditors "and McNaught.  Tne mait -r found its way into fhe courts  and Judge Forin directed that an issue  .should be tried before the supreme  court as to the manner in which the  lapsing of the McKinnon' certificate  affected the interest held by him in the  property. It was in.this shape that the  case came before Mr. Justice Irving.  There,were several attorneys engaged  in the case and their arguments occupied considerable time, upon the con-,  elusion of which the court gave judgment for the plaintiff, McNaught, holding that a free miner?s certificate was  personal property and could not be revived without the consent of the free  miner in whose name it had been issued  in the first instance.-������������������'  As the Hampton group is said to be  one of the best in' the Sloean lake district, and the ruling of Mr. Justice Irving on the point; the first that has  been made, it is said'that an appeal will  betaken. It is doubtful if any other  point which has cropped up in connection with the Mineral Act for the' past  two years? has awakened the interest  that attached fo the issue between the  parties in McNaught vs. Van Norman  et al.  The Royal Bank won its ca.se against  Harris on pro.-notes",- His defence was  no value was given,for tin in, they bt ing  in payment of an unfair gambling debt.  As the bank-was an innocent party it  'won.  The long drawn out case of McMillan  vs. Sandilands arising out of the management of. the Crawford and McMillan  estate has been settled, McMillan uei-  inga discharge and withdrawing his  action.  The Carmichael vs. Kgan  suit at the  Nelson   uss-izes was  declared   a draw,  each party being given a judgment fur j  !f95 and ordered io pay their own costs. |  Not for a year, but for a lifetime.  Watches that may be handed from  father to son���������heirlooms. '  'The movement of a "Ryrie''  Watch is as nearly perfect as  possible, and yet, it's not expensive.  That is why it has brought to our  store so many buyers who are  particular about accurate time.  Let us send you our Caialoprne,  showing- thi? many styles of solid  jrold, line gold fiiled, silver and  g-un metal "Ryrie" Watches in  both iladies and gentlemen's  sizes.  The "Ryrie" Monogram Watches  are particularly attractive.  [���������  "5  Yonge and Adelaide Sts.,  ' .      TORONTO.  DIAMOND HfiLL, Establlshod (854.  ^i^iEmmsmm^ssa'JMiyj!.  Spokane Falls &  Northern  R'y-  Nelson & Fort  The Proposed  Reftnery.  W. H. Aldridge, of the Trail smelter,  was in Nelson yesterday on business  connected with the refinery project.  Mr. Aldridge had an interview with  Mayor Fletcher and with several of the  men connected with the mines of the  Nelson and Sloean districts. From the  remarks dropped from him it is inferred  that the chief difficulty contemplated by  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company  in.the matter of the operation of the refinery is the supply of ores.' It is not  suggested that the necessaiy tonnage is  not in the country, but ��������� the men who  control it do not appear'to be any too  favorably inclined toward the refinery  project and so far have not evinced any  desire to contract' for the delivery of  their ores to the Canadian smelter and  refinery. It is said the mining men resident in Nelson are now all in line and'  that a meeting of the Mine Owner's Association will be called with as little  delay as possible with a view lo securing of tho guaranteed tonnage necessary.  The tonnage is the first consideration of  the men behind the refinery scheme,  and any bonus which may be offered by  rival bidders for the refinery will be a  secondary matter. Nelson's chances for  securing the refinery are said to be excellent, but everything depends up^i'i  the willingness of the managers of the  producing mines te treat the new industry fairly and not play it against the  smelter trust for temporary competitive  rates. Although there can be very little  doubt but that the r'equsite tonnage  would offer in tho event of the refinery  beinc established the promoters of the  same naturally wish to safeguard themselves. This makes the St. Eugene and  North Star mines factors in the preliminary arrangements as the chief producers of lead in the districts and the  outcome will in a very great measure  depend upon the stand they take.���������Nelson Tribune.  Sheppard R'y.  Red Mountain Railway.  Danny "Dean knocked out Al. Wilson  in Grand Forks last week in the tenth  round.  Thc only all rtiii.r^ute between nil points  east, west ami south to Koss;and, Nelson and  intermediate points; comiectfiisf.. at Spokai.e  with fireat Northern, Northern Pacific, and O.  Ii. & N. Co.  (.onuecis at  Rossland with tbe   Canadian  Pacific Railway for Houndary Creek points.  .   ('onnecs at Aiyer's Palls with stnge daily for  Republic.  Kufl'eti service on trains between Spokane  aud Northport.  Effective May Mh, 1901.  Leavk.      ' Pu,v Train. axkivh  0:1)0 ti. m Spokane  7:35 p .m,  12:25 p. ni ��������� Rosslund..- -1:10 p. in.  10:10 u. in Nelson 0:05 p. iu.  ir.A.JAOIZSON, G. l'.&T. A���������    ���������  Spokane, Wash..  G. K.TAOKAHUHV,.  Agent, Nelson, B. C.  Everybody Wants  the Best Coal..  Try Lethbridge Coal, then you will  have the besf. and cheapest. This coal  will make the hottestand brightest fires,  besides it is ea'riiy handled, as it is very  clean.    We have it for all kinds of grate.  amefoii,  Alta Lodge, No. 20.  A. K. AND A.M. '.."������������������  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets first Thursday in ouch month at 8 p. m.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  A. B. DOCKSTEADER, Sec'y.  : kwm mam ;iicm  To and from European points via Canadian  and American lines. Apply for sailing dates,  rates and full information to any 0. P.R, ngeut  or H. \V. Harbour, Agent, Sandon,  W.P. fr. Cummings, Geu.S.S. A|;ent,Winnipeg  *  il  $  SB  ii  %  9  k  5' I  >AM  I  >K- S  Mil  m  '���������'Ol  <vf!  ��������� V������' ft  M  ii. <1  I  Eli  111  SK  1)1  li-  u  V,  m/muaarrmHMiuiiiu  uiwm^wiim.'llJJJUrlUFlKvajyWiiJii'.'JhlT' -THE MININ      vEV'i.'���������-.'���������Saturday, October 26, 1901.  Operating in Mexico.  D. McMillan, Jateof Sandon, who was  in   Nelson . attending   the   session   of  r.he Supreme court left   Saturday  for  Bisby,   Arizona,   and   thence to some  .copper properties in which, he is interested just, across the line in old Mexico.  Mr. McMillan brought some handsome  specimens of the ore that is found on his  claims to Nelson and  the samples have  attracted much favorable comment from  all  those who have seen them.   They  ���������consist of a  couple  of  pieces  of   pure  'native copper and some pieces of niala-  chite,"'a;airite and hizuli,  thw latter of  ' which is a mineral used by thc  natives  of the country   whi?re   it is  found,   for  making earrings and other ornaments.  Tbe ore ia of wonderful richnops,   it all  being perfectly free  from   impurities.  Mr. McMillan   slated   that  the   mines  where it is   found   are   of  great   richness but have  been   hitherto   inaccessible,   but   that  a    railwav   line   ha?  been   surveyed   and. will   be   built at  once that will give direct  communication with civilization.   The  mines were  all worked by the Aztecs,  hundreds of  years ago, the old workings  still being  in good-preservation.���������Minor.  Science in Mining".  Gasoline engines are feasible at any  altitude. There is one in satisfactory  operation near Silverton, Colo., Jo,000  feet above sea level.  Refining copner by the. electrolytic,  method costs lucent per pound at eastern refinerh'������ and % cent per pound at  Anaconda, Mont.  Gold having been deposited as ft, black  or brown powder. b,r mcjins of cloctro-  1 <���������.������!?, will again redissolve if the solution contains free nitro-muriatic acid.  A,DESIRABLE PREMIUM  In maJdng- choice, of a premium for  ���������/.hair weekly for season 1901-02 'the  Free P������ress,' Winnipeg, have secured  so'me'thingr quite out of the ordinary.  Considei-'ation of the value" to the  farmers of Western Camada of an accurate thermometer and a reliable  barometer led Oo negotiations with the  ' ]a>g-est makers of observatory Instruments and appliances in America,  and a.s a result of those neg-atiatiions  there ha>s been obtained a large number of accurate and reliable combined  thermonimcters and barometers, which  (have been tested carefully, after bei'ng  made especially to suit the extremes  of climate met with in this country.  The barometer is guaranteed to 'indicate atmospheric changes correctly  and the thermometer, to reg-ister tem-  pwrat-ures down to 50 degrees' below  zero.  These handsome Instruments, indds-  pensable in every home in Western  Canada, will ibe sent free to any person forwardimg $1.00 for the Weekly  Free Press.  "Certificates of Improvements.  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  Our Boots and Shoes, Underclothing, and, in fact,  all supplies���������just what's wanted in the camp.    Call and  ���������inspect them. ' \     ''  lJ. JFL. C AMEIROInT.  t'*^-V^~-'..,'V>. ^.-~-.^\--w-  i,     >. Ik/;/ Vj.cvii/.V       lli  \/\S ?  . Slr*xua~  _ Everv Home  )    TTV'  A Rofir-b.'e  I  lllrd&iiiChA  ^ 'i n   ?', '*r' ^ <" Ci i c. v \  Worth .f.'l.t"). pn.-cinli:.- made to  meet th-e c-jiiii;t,';'.��������� ro.-id!'. io<:������ of  'Western (,'.-!n:i':n. wi!. !,c cen:  free ix> every yoarly  or"  the  ��������� .HT-.Wl'  WEEKLY TREE PRFS5  wijv.nifecs  SeasGn~u}oi-ic.02  y XOTICE. :-'- -.  Morning and Bendltro Mineral Claims.  Situate in the Slncan Mining Division'of West  Kootenay District.   Where located:  In the  Ivanhoe basin,  near the  Elgin  Mineral  Claim.  Take notice that I, >Vm, g Prewry, acting as  ngentfor Wm. C. Yawkev, Free Miner's Certificate   No   37951,   J.  D. Farrell,  Free Miner's  Certificate Xo. y8829, and Nellie Hickev, 'Free  Miner's  Certificate No.' 3S024.   intend,"   sixty  days from the date hereo',  to applj*; to the  Mining Recorder,for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Crnnt of eHohof the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section.37, must be commenced before/he issu-  an^eof such Certificates of rinprovementa.  Dated this 19ih day of September, A. D, 1901.  W. S. Drewry.  The/lost Complete Health Resort  On the Continent oif North America.  SITUATED niDST SCENERY   .'.-',  UNRIVALLED FOR GRANDEUR,  Cut out this f!flverl.!spmi������i)t  and forward to Five \;:\\~s with  one dollar and receive U'ook.'y  l<Vee Press for o';ie jvar :.:>.:.;���������-; Ii-  ,er, wiith  a  hand.somu   Ihcvm-ini-  "eter and barometer,  Now for a snap! We have cornpJoted  arrangements with the publishers of  the Winnipeg Free Press, one ot the  best newspapers of Canada, by which  we can give that excellent weekly, the  Mining Keview and one of the best  thermometers and barometers combined, /or the sum of $3.00. All who subscribe now will get the two papers for  the balance of tin's year thrown in���������  that is to the end of 1002for tin's money,  and the liutrument atonce. This oiler  will be extended to all present subscribers to.the Mining Review who pay all  arrears and one year in advance. Don't  delay this matter.  M.L. GRIMMETT, IX. JJ.  :Barrister, .Solicitor, Notary  ,    '. Public, Etc.  Sandon, British Columbia.  .i'.'.*  Established 1858.  HALCYON SPRINGS, ARROW LAKE, B.C.  Resident physician and nurse. Roating,  fishing and excursions. In telegraphic communication with all parts of the world. 'Two  mails arrive and 'depart every day. TERM*:  $15 to .$18 per week, according to residence in  hotel or villns. Its bnths euro nil rcvous unci  muscular diseases Its wtiteih heai all kiuney,  liver and stomach ailments.  riannfacturers of all kinds  'Plain and Fancy  of  .^, VICTORIA, B.C.  BRANCH-VANCOUVER, B. C.  A  -v-  9  9  9  9  O  ecu re  a  >?  o  e  9  o  9  a  9  a  9  o  o  o  o  o  ���������  0  o  9  ������  e  o  9  e  o  e  o  I ��������� ���������  ��������� 0  eCaOQS0OA0C>O90a0OQO909960S08O������0BeOO009A90O999980890eo  wear. ��������� Only a Few left.  ALL WOOL. ALL STYLES. ALL PRICES.  ,,M'i,'!.i'i/i,i,i,,i.n<'i.i1w'M'i,"./,i^i.i,iiii.i'i,M,n,ii,i'i,'!,n.,i./,ij,w'i ���������M./'wt.i'x'i.j'lj'i.js,'  FOR SALE ONLY AT  IHE HUNTER-KENDRICK CO. LTD.  0  e  9  9  B  9  9  9  9  9  ������  0  '0  0  0  0  9  e  o  0  0  0  THE PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE.  NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON, B.C.  Gold Silver-T ead and Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.  PRJSK MIDIJXC. GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern investors.  1'artics 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. 101.      P. 0. Box 700.  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, Nelson, B. C.  say e  HI  LIMITED.  ��������� OPERATING���������  Ho & .Sloean Rata;.."  International Navigation & Traiw Co,  Shortest and quickest route to the east and  nil points 011 tho O. X. it R. and Xorthern  Pacific Railways,in Washington, Oregon and  Southern States.  TIME CARD EFFECTIVE AUGUST ist,   1901.  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY CO.  S.-SOa.m. leave. Kaslo ....arrive 4:00p.m.  10:0,r) a.m. arrive Sandon leave 1:45 p.m.  INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION &-  TRADING CO., LTD.   .:  KASI.O-XEL80N ROUTE. )  .^i'-'O p. m. leave Xelson arrive 11:00 a.m.  'J:10p.m. arrive.,..Kaslo leav6  ' 7:06.&m.  Connecting at Klvo Mile Poinf with Xelson &  I<'ort Shoi>|)iird Railway both to and from Rossland, Spokane, Ktc. j     .  Tlclfctssold to all points in Hnited States nnd  Canada, via Grout Northern, Xorthern Pacific,  O, R. AX. Co., &e��������� &c.  Ocean and stoimshiji tlckctsand rates via all  lines will he furnished on a( plication.  For farther particulars call on or address  Robt. IrvliiR, Afannger. Kaslo, B. C.  0 no.1IIU8T0N, A gen t, So iitlun.  M. FEATM'B  EFFECTIVE OCTOBER SIST.  Will operate in addition to usual  equipment,  ���������TOUMST - SLEEPING - CARS  ON CROW'S NEST SECTION.  Leave Kootenay Landing on Tuesday  and'.Friday, connecting at Medicine I-Jat  with main line cars for St. Paul via  Soo line.  Friday only for Toronto, Montreal  and Boston.  For time-tables, rates and full information call on or address nearest local  agent, or  H. W. H.akbour, Agent,  Sandon, B.C., or  J. S. Carter,     '. E. J. Coylk,     ;  'D'.P.A.,Nelson.   A.G.P.A., Vancouver  Bjgaamsffiw^^ >j'*~n-mr,YKlr*.*.J.Kz,  M������������������l������������ ���������*������������** ,t,l>l1111 ll._i*.-.  H  ODD  CUSTOMS IN  SWEDEN".  Garments   Worn   by   the Old and  Young Differ Slightly.  The costumes of thc Dalecarlian  women arc unique, a. dark blue woolen skirt, very full and gathered in  tucks at the waist; u, white blouse, a  vest of red or green cloth, beautifully embroidered in colors and often  with gold and silver threads; a broad  red bolt of knitted wool; a long apron of red woollen, with stripes of  black, white and green; a, k'crchh'f  folded ihree-eornerwise about the  neck and fastened with a gold or silver pin. with many glistening pendants, and a headdress in the shape  of a cornueor. ia made of black felt  with red trimmings and streamers.  Long earrings of gold or silver and  bracelets of curious forms are common.  The men wear long blue frock coats  with full skirts, faced with red broadcloth and edged with reel cord. Hooks,  and eyes are used instead of buttons  of a Church of England parson. The  and the collar is cut similar to that  vest is made of the same material  and is also edged and faced with red.  Tho knee breeches are oi' yellow buckskin, ornamented with red cord and  tassels at the garter, which holds up  thick woollen stockings. Broad silver buckles are worn upon the shoes.  Tho hat is of black felt, with a low  crown and broad brim resembling  those worn by Quakers in tho United  Stales.  Small boys are dressed exactly like  their fathers. A coat with a long  skirt is the ambition of every youngster, like the first pair of trousers of  American boys, and he usually attains that honor when he is ten years  old. The little chaps you see going  about in long-tailed coats and buckskin breeches look as if they were  tlress-c i for thc stage. Little girls in  tho same way imitate their mothers  with skirts reaching to their ankles  and quaint home-made jewellery of  silver and gold. Every little girl  hof os to havo ii brooch with jingling  pendants. The jewellery is of simple  pattern the gold or silver being hammered into thin sheets, cut into  squares and diamonds and fastened  together with rings.  The costumes of thc Dalecarlian  women differ according to locality. In  some of thc parishes red is the  prevailing- color and in others green  and blue. Their hats are shaped and  trimmed differently also, and in one  of tho parishes a. sort of "tarn o'  sb.nr.ter" is worn, with a band fitting closely around tho head and a  broad top. in the Mora country the  men wear jackets of white felt cut  square at the corners and fitting  closely to the neck, with white buckskin knickerbockers arid, leather aprons to keep them clean. The ordinary overcoat is made of'sheepskin,  with the wool on the inside, like Bryan o' Lynn's, held to the waist with  a belt and with long skirts' reaching  to the heels���������a very comfortable garment for this climate and not unbecoming.  gate score,, on its individual exhibits  of dairy' products, and an award  made to the exhibitor receiving from  the judge the greatest aggregate  score on his exhibits from each such  state,  country or province."  The award decided upon by the  Board of Jurors was a gold medal,  and at the meeting held last week  this gold medal was awarded to the  Province of Ontario. Only one gold  medal was awarded, and the cheese-  makers of the Province are to be  ! congratulated on having secured this  high honor.  COMPLIMENTING  THE GENERAL  When General Moreau was in England he was once the victim of a  rather drolL misunderstanding. He  was present at a concert where a  piece was sung by thc choir with the  refrain :���������  ''To-morrow, to-morrow,''  Having -a very imperfect knowledge  ot English he fancied it to be a cantata given in his honor, and thought  he distinguished tho words :   "To Moreau, to Moreau."  Each time the refrain was repeated  he rose to his feet and gracefully  bowed on all sides, to thc great astonishment of the audience, who did  not know what to make of it.  has earned for itself THE GOOD REPUTATION it now has  and will always sustain.  UNIFORM HOOD. QUALITY DID IT.,  le  , 25C, 40G., SOC.  'i-p  Vais    lAr"*^ iwfl-   best results SHIP all yow    ���������       ������  1 I      IWM     WWa.rSlE BUTTEB, EOCS, POOLTHY. APPLE8. Other HJUIT8 Mid PRODUGI, to  The Dawson Commission Go. LlM,t^iSrnelt?Sto.ftBd  hold  those  EXPENSIVE.  Mr. Uinwod���������I'd like to have  of the' fellow who invented  long coats for women. '   -  Mr. Nebb���������Why ?  Mr. Jiinwed���������Why ? Great Scott !  they cost twice as much as one half  as long.  I was cured of terrible lumbago by  MINARD'S LTN1MENT.  REV.  WM.  BROWN.  I was cured of a bad case of  earache  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS. S. KAULBACK.  lungs  GOLD MEDAL  FOB. :��������� CHEESE.  Ontario  Beats    All  Buffalo.  America    at  I was cured of sensitive  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.   S.  MASTERS  by  To familiarize the people of India  with the features of King Edward,  and to impress upon them that all  authority is exercised in his name,  thc Government of India has decided  to give portraits of King Edward,  three-quarters length, in oils, costing  from X50 to ������75 each, placed in the  odicial residences of the heads of governments and local administrations,  tho chief courts of justice of thc different provinces, and all large buildings in .which durbars arc held.  Ontario cheese has triumphed at thc  Pan-American,  where it was in competition with the whole of North and  South America,  and won    the    gold  medal olTored by thc Exposition. Thc  victory is notable and is one    more  tribute to our dairymen  and to  the  officials who selected the exhibit. The  Department of Agriculture of Ontario  through a committee of the Western  Dairymen's Association sent over at  different times during June, July and  August  140  boxes of cheese,     which  were scored by expert judges.      The  exhibits    were    the    product    of '57  cheese factories of Ontario, situate in  both the east and west, and    including a fine lot from the Ontario Agricultural College.    _According to the  rules  of the Exposition,  any exhibit  scoring 94 points or over would receive a diploma and, of the  Ontario  August cheese, which was last scored,  only ono package failed to reach this  a^vndard, while some of the packages  scared as high as 99-V per cent.  Hi'ovision was also made In the  rules and regulations that "an award  will be made to-the state, country or  province having tha greatest  aggre-  Minard's Liiiimciit Cares -Diphtheria.  '.'������������������'���������   ������������������ r-  '���������      '���������'      '     ���������  PERSONAL   POINTERS.  Notes o������ Interest About Sonne  '���������'-.' Great   People.  The Emperor of Austria has just  completed, his seventy-first year. Ho  has reigned fifty-two years���������a longer  period U.ian any ���������other living sovereign.  Lord 'Roberts has had.few equals in  the handling of sword and lance. He  was always especially fond of tent-  pegging, and so excelled in the difficult diversion that he carried of! the  first prize at the Indian tournament  from the whole Indian army when  he w-AS already past his sixtieth  year.  Mi-ss Grace, Fairweather claims to  be the lady champion billiard player  of England, and is largely occupied  in giving lessons to.ladies. She was  only sixteen when she first handled  a cue, and owes her adoption of tho  game seriously to the great- John  Roberts, who gave her lessons. Her  record break is 102.  One of the Pope's favorite spots in  his gardens     is aa elevated-     point  whence he  can, see the ocean.      The  noise of the     waves used to  soothe  him like music in the.days when he  was able to be near the water.     He  recalls with pleasure the time when,  as    Nuntius     in Belgium,     fifty-five  years ago, he used to take his daily  swim in the ocean.  j    Mrs.   Lovett   Cameron,   Lhe . novel-  list, ma.kes a plan     of never writing  i after lunch,  and she has a'    strange  i superstition about thc old penholder  |made  of mother-of-pearl,  which    she  I has used     in writing all her novels.  | She firmly believes that should     she  'attempt to use another holder all the  .charm'     that    pervades    hen- novels  would disappear.   *   Deafness Cannot be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach tha'  diseased portion of the ear. Thero is only onq  way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by aq  inflamed condition of the mucous lining of thq  Euutachian Tube. When this tube is in-,  flamed you have a rumbling sound or imper  feet hearing, and when it ia entirely closed  deafnesa la the result, and unless the inflam,  mation can bo taken out and thia lube restored  to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever: nine casc9 out of ten aro  caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surface.'.  We will give One Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deaf ness (caused by catsrrh) that can  not be oured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send  lor circulard, freo.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. O.  Sold by Druggists. 75c  Hall'B Family Pills aro tho best.  Local  traffic  averages  21  millions.,  of people monthly to and from Paris  28 millions to and from London.  Por Over fifty Yenra  ntn* WinbloWb Sootiiino Syrup haa been used by  mimonBof moYhers for thoir children while toothinj.  ItSootno?tbe child, "softens the gums, allays pun, euros  wind colic, reflates the scomwh und bowels, and 1b tha  best remedy for Diarrhoea. Twenty-live cento a bottU.  Bold by druggist* throughout the world.   Bo bum out  iTtol " MlE Wl.NBI.OW8 S00IHIKO SYBUF."  NOT A/WISE MAN. ,;;  "Why is it that so few people seem  anxious to talk to Mr. Carpington ?  I He seems very well informed.  j That's just'the difficulty, answered  I Miss 'Dimple-ton. He's one of those  . dreadful men who know enough to  i correct your mistakes when you  I epiote the classics and who don't  know enough not to do it.  8  THE ALARM-  What did you stop that clock     in  ! your room for, Jane ?  '���������   Lecause, mum,     the plaguey thing  ] has some sort of a fit every mornin',  imuni, jest when I wants to sleep."  fiHoard's Liniment (lures Distemper,  Mistress (to servant)���������Be careful  not to spill any soup on the ladies'  laps. Biddy (new in the service);���������  Yes, mum, where shall I spill it ?  THE OBJEOT CF THIS A0V6RTI8EMEMT 18 TO INDUOE YOU TO TRY  ajET.SrZuQISr TELA^   Oat a pas&!#2; nt jaJly rasrita a trial.   Load paokote, ������11 unworn  AQKNTS-lV^Ov'lvA^f^KLINE OF  . fast-gelling goods that givo you over  half profit, and soil in every house, write  up. Tno F. B. Earn Co., 12Z Victoria atreefc,  Toronto.  Ac  GENTS WANTED FOR OUR NEW  Books. " Life of William McKinley. Th������  Martyred Prosident," also our new ���������' Juveniles," B'amily Biblea, Albums, etc. Our prices  are low and our terms extra liberal. A freo  prospectus if you moan business, or write for  circulars and tonus. William BriggB, Me*ho.  dist Book and Publishing House, Toronto, Ont.  'ANTED-RELIABLE MEN" TO ACT  as local or traveling agents, either on  ���������wholoor part time. Liberal terms on salary  or commission, with expenses guaranteed.  Apply now. STONE & WELLINGTON  Canada's Greatest NurMries, Torouto.  Dept. A. .   rmHE SUN SAVINGS AND LOAN COM-  JL PANY is selling stocks and debenture  drawing Rood rates of interest and taking deposits ; these opportunities tor investment aro  unequalled; reliable agents are wanted.  Wrlie tQ.the Cpmpany's.,addre93, Toronto  The distinction of being the youngest British officer to receive the Distinguished Service Ordor belongs to  Second-Lieutenant D. L. Campbell,  of thc first battalion of the Welsh  "Regiment in South Africa. The deed  by which he gained the decoration  was tlie defence of a troop-train  which on May 20th was attacked by  a large force of Boers at Alkmaar.  Slinard's Liniment Cures Colds,-etc.  E is the most .common letter. In  1,000 letters E occurs 137 times in  English, 184 times in French, 145 in  Spanish, 178 in German.  W P. C. 1097  itor els skin suSmonis,  & 0. Satoort <& Co.j BSanshBstor, England  letallie SKYLIGHTS  D0UQU8 BHQ3,,  124 Adelaide at.,  Toronto, Okt  ������*������*'������'���������  3i7f  or Dyed; also Ladies'Wear of all kinds,  nnd House Hangings of every description.' , "���������  GOLD MEDALIST DYERS.  BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING- CO'Y.  C- Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa & Quebec,  Insiru.-jiorato, Drums, Uniforms, Etc.  EVERY TOWH  CAM HAVE A BAM0  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue  SOOillustrsUiona, mailed free. "Write us Cor aay  thing in Music op SInslcnl Instrument*.  WHALEY, MOB & 00., Limited,  Toronto, Out, and Winnipeg, Man  Montreal to Liverpool.    Boston to Ltaar-  pool.  Portland to LirarpooL   Via Qnceafr.  town.  Largo and Vast Steamship*, Superior aosommodrttM  (or all olasKi ol paanngero. . Saloons and Btatcroaaj  are amidBhipe.   Special attention haa been giron to th  Second Saloon and Third-Class accommodation.   Sim  ratal of paasage and all psrtisaUm, apply to any ages;  of the Company, at  Blcbardi, Mills fe do, D. Torrance ft Oo~  . 77 State St., Boston. Montreal and Pwtfoad  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATEFUL-COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST-SUPPER.  *'i  I  r?  8  i  ��������� ���������)��������� I  11  { fit  "'I   ���������������  i |:  til  f    i5(if  1  s������������ -J  '���������   * \l  M;  \ $}l  !   i.'N 11  f  ^V  f Ml  ^ m  >      '>,* i J  1   ^  Hi  A'Stl  . fes'1  m  1 S-'fif  - mt]  m  m  i i S-  \ li-'\  t\  Hi!;  M:  t Min  :  ���������f  ������������������ Wii  . ���������. IVi; i ;I  y$  ft ,1  ��������� if ���������; \\  ���������S'f  ^'  \8h  1 f  | ill  t)    !'    ii  ii  if  n  *  ii'. %:���������  r     *  V  ���������  ���������������:������:������������������;������������������:������������������>���������:.���������:.<.<.���������;.���������:���������.;.<.���������:..;..:������:������<.:������:���������������;������.  "Good-bye, Tom," said Dcbby.  Tom lay on his bed, which- was  pushed up to the open, screened window. He turned his dull heavy eyes  up to his sister. "Good-bye," he  said, in ;j> spiritless way.  Her face softened with pity. With  sudden determination she drew from  her pocket a small coin, and going-  over to him. iaid it in his hand.  ".For the box!" she whispered. A  quick light darted over his face. It  was worth having no breakfast but  Tom's left-over toast crusts, just for  . the happiness of seeing that one,  short expression of joy and hope.  .Debby locked the door and hid' thc  key in the corner of thc window back  of the blind. If any of the neighbors  should happen to come to sec Tom,  he could tell-them where to find it.  As she passed but.of thc yard; she  looked back at the tiny rear tene-  . inent she had left. Tom's new wire  screen looked very"well indeed. And  it was so much clearer to look out  through' than the former mosquito  netting. She felt quite sure she had  not been extravagant to buy it.  nt was a warm pleasant autumn  morning, and when she had reached,  unlocked and entered Miss Lewis's  little dressmaking shop, she opened  the front window .first thing. Then  she sat down before it and began  ' putting tho braid on Mrs. Stickney's  new skirt'.' The owner was to come  for her suit at 10 o'clock. As Debby stitched, she glanced out occasionally, at a passing footstep, or vehicle ia the street. Suddenly a carriage drew up at the door and stopped. A stylish appearing young wo-  ��������� man jumped out, carrying a bundle,  and thc driver stayed in thc carriage  and waited. "It isn't Mrs. Stick-  ncy," reflected Debby, relieved.  She ushered in thc young-   woman.  'Miss Lewis is not at home, she said.  "She was called home two days ago  by her mother's sickness."  "Oh," exclaimed the visitor, "I  am so disappointed!" She set her  bundle down on the big work table,  which contained scveral-'partly finished articles, and looked gravely and  helplessly at Debby. "Are you her  assistant?" she asked.  Debby's face flushed. "I can hardly say that," she said modestly. "I  ��������� used to do Miss Lewis's housework,  by thc day., Sho saw I was interested in her work, and kindly helped  mc. I hape begun to sew for her all  tuo time now,"but I am only an apprentice yet, and do practically nothing-without her help."  The visitor still watched Dcbby in  deep thought, and her eyes took in  every detail of Dcbby's figure and  dress, not rudely, but with a studious, professional air. "Miss Lewis"  she said, "would never have taken  .pains with you unless1 you had been  worth her trouble. She is a real  artist, and could have a large establishment; but she prefers few customers and a small place���������. I suppose  you made, the dress you have on?"  she suddenly added.  Debby shrank back, with a mildly  protesting air. "I just made this  cheap work dress to suit my own  self," she said, apologetically.  "I believe you could suit mc. too,"  said the visitor, now gently beseeching. "You are a true pupil of Miss  Lewis, Will you make mine?"  . "I. could not; indeed. I could not!"  "Would you, if I took every risk?  The' other ���������dressmakers' I know of  would notplease me���������for this dress:  and if you do not, I shall be no  worse-off for your doing it. ��������� Please���������  please try it!" She rapidly unrolled  lhe beautiful dress pattern of tan-  colored silk, with exquisite lace and  insertion for the yoke folded in tissue paper. Debby's face grew pale  nt the imagination of herself cutting  into -the costly fabric���������       ' ���������  "I am Helen Eastman," went on  tlie pleading, anxious voice, "and I  am to sing at the Union church at  the dedication services-. I am to  stand beside the choir, who sing the  i-horus parts with mc,���������but outside  the railing, in full view. And if I  have on; a simply made but well-fitting dress, I feel more at ease- and  can s&glbette^   And that is why I  want you to just try���������and J will take  the risk. Besides," she hesitated,  then added blushingly, "some friends  are coming-���������" Suddenly she put her  hands 0T1 Debby's shoulders. 'T'lcase  ���������please try," she said, pleadingly.  Tom, watching for his sister out of  his new screen that night, saw her  coining into thc yard  bundle in her arms and a troubled  expression on her face. Thc brother  had taken a great interest in Debby's work, thc details of which she  always  explained  to  him. So  he  listened with almost breathless interest while she told him all about  her intercourse with Helen Eastman  and her own inability to refuse her  request. 4  "1 ought to have been firm," said  Debby, despairingly, "and not undertaken it.. But it's too late to honorably refuse now. Yet it seems to mc  as if 1 could never dare to cut into  that dress! I almost wish you had  not so nicely fixed over that old  sewing machine that Miss Lewis gave  me. If I did not have that, there  ���������would have been nothing else to do  but refuse, for Miss Lewis left all-the  work ��������� I could attend to during thc  day."  Tom's eyes flashed with excitement.  "Debby," he said, emphatically, "it  would be a great thing if you could  make that dres������."  After supper the kitchen table was  moved up close to the bed the light  placed on it, and for a while thc invalid forgot his twisted, useless legs  as, with bated breath he watched his  sister cut into the taji silk. Helen  came twice to thc dressmaking rooms  to try on,- but sho proved quite incapable of helping out in small details. When the dress was finished  and then put on and sung in, at  home, she could tell if she would  wear it. at church.  "But never mind,'" she said kindly  to Debby, "you arc doing your best  for me, and I am grateful, if I do  not wear it. on this particular occasion, there are other times when I  can wear it. . I have another dress  that will- do very well for Sunday  in case I do not feel quite at-ease in  this one."  On Saturday, evening Helen sent a  messenger for the dress. When Debby  ga.ve him the bundle, he handed her  an envelope, and was going away  immediately. "Please wait a minute," she said, as she tore open the  envelope. It simply contained money, more than Miss Lewis was accustomed to .receive for making a dress.  "Wait for thc change," she .added.  Jiv.j.i������iuijijjuw3tama  As she was- gliding across the common homeward, she felt a touch on  her arm. and looked up, startled.  Helen was looking down on her with  a happy smile; by her side stood a  pJcn.sant-f.uced young man. "Charley." said Helen, "this is thc young-  lady who made, all alone, this new  with a large j dress you think so' tasteful and pret-   ty."  Debby shrank 'back, embarrassed,  feeling that Helen had thoughtlessly  forced' thc young man to notice her.  when he might rather not. But nothing could be more cordial and happy than the brotherly hand-clasp and  pleasant smile. "When Dcbby had left  them, it suddenly occurred to her  that this young man was the "some  friends" Helen had spoken about,' and  she smiled. As she entered thc yard,  Tom, eagerly watching, saw her arm  full of chrysanthemums. She nodded  a, smiling assent to'his mute question  and brought the flowers in and laid  them on his bed.  "Did you mean," he said, "that  she  wore thc dress?"  "Yes, she wore it."       He    drew a,  long breath of satisfaction.  '  "When I passed by   Miss Lewis's,"  she went on, "I saw that she had returned.    She sent the flowers to you  and gave me my pay envelope.    Her  s  miiwm m  WILLIAM DOEG, A FAEIvIEE. 0?  GEEY  " COUNTY       HAS     A  WOED  TO    SAY EEGA'ED-  IWG    DODD'S 'KIDNEY  PILLS.  The Local Paper 'Publishes a 'Column About His Case ��������� Worst  Form of Eheumatism��������� Dodd's  Kidney Pills .Have Proven a  Blessing to Him."'  mother is better." She put the flowers in the pitcher on his window sill,  then prepared dinner, which on Sunday they ate together in Tom's room.  Dcbby told Tom about the church  and flowers, the sermon and music,  and about meeting Helen. The flowers on- the window 'si IA gave out a  look of encouragement.  When tho simple meal w,as ended,  Debby opened her pay envelope.- A  certain sum had been laid out, in 'imagination, for Tom's box,.���������a little  more than could be well spared; but  she wished to make the amount as  large as possible on account of Tom's  help about the dress. Suddenly a  low exclamation escaped her lips.  Tom looked up at her, and was  alarmed at her frightened expression.  Sho was reading a short note from  Miss Lewis.  "What is it?" he asked. "Don't  she want you to work, for her anymore?    Well, never mind," consoling-  The   money  a while, till  that  for  ' 'J  "Miss Eastman said," replied the  man, decidedly but courteously,  ���������"that she sent the proper amount,  and T was to receive nothing back."  Then he went away, carefully handling the daintily donc-up bundle.  Debby pinned the bills together, with  a memo explaining them, and put  them into Miss Lewis's money drawer  When morning came Tom seemed  uneasy. "I should think," he finally  exclaimed "that you might go to thc  church and see if she wears it!"  "Let us take it for granted  she does not, /Tom," said Debby  "I don't want to take, things  granted!", said Tom, with spirit  want to find out for sure!"  She prepared herself, with a sinking heart to go to the church. The  work dress and worn jacket were  carefully brushed, thc ribbon on the  brown felt hat smoothed out, and  Debby, at the ringing of the boll,  went out into the beautiful autumn  morning.  The church was filled with thc fragrance of flowers, but Debby did not  raise her eyes to look at them. Thc  organ sounded a triumphant prelude.  The simple yet eloquent prayer followed. Debby had not yet glanced  up, and now she put her hands 'over  her eyes: It was not till Helen sang  her first solo that she- had., sufficient  control oyer herself to look up for  the first time quite prepared for the  realization of her worst fears.  She looked immediately down  again, her eyes filled with tears ol"  glad, sweet relief. Hei- vision was  blurred to all things visible. But  that perhaps made more vivid the inward vision of Tom's triumphant.glad  expression, when she would have told  him, that'Helen wore the new dress.  The audience seemed to listen breathlessly to. the grand old hymn, sung  to them in a voice of unusual feeling.  ly.     "We'll get along.'  in the box will last quite  you get another place."  She    seemed unable to speak,    and  passed the note to him. He read  these words: "Dear Debby, I return  herewith the money for Miss Eastman's dress. You evidently made if  | at nights at your own home. Besides, I am very sure Miss Eastman  meant the money for you alone.  Wishing you a happy day, I am your  sincere friend, Jane Lewis."  Dcbby had by this time got out tho  yet pinncd-togethcr roll of bills. She  went quietly over to the bed and  folded it quietly in Tom's hands.  "You don't need thc box any more,"  she said gently. "Here is more than  enough for the wheeled chair."  Tom turned his head quietly toward the wall, and did not speak.  Dcbby looked surprised and hurt that  he did. not show any pleasure.  Suddenly, a.s she continued to  glance wonderingly at him, she saw  more distinctly his face. Then she  turned quickly away pretending she  had not noticed.  Sundridge, Ont., Oct. 7 (Special).  ���������The Echo of this place has published a signed statement which cannot fail to interest all who understand the full meaning of tho word  Rheumatism from personal experience. A representative of that paper  interviewed Mr. William Dceg, a  well-known fanner of Strong Township, who was cured of-Rheumatism  by Dodd's Kidiiey Pills this spring,  and he gave out tlie following statement for publication :  " For four years I suffered excruciating torture, during which time  I was scarcely an hour free from  pain. The trouble commenced in my  back where it often remained stationary for months, and so intense  was the pain that I could not lie  down or take rest, but ha.d to sit  night and day in a chair. Thc pain  would then remove to other parts  of iny body, and when in my knees,  disabled me from walking, confining  me constantly to my room.  " it was treated by several doctors and also tried many medicines,  without receiving any benefit. Almost iu despair I feared I would  never again experience tho plensuie  of being free from pain.  " Early in this spring my attrv, -  Lion was called to some rcmarkahl'  cures of Rheumatism effected |.y  Dodd's ICidncy Pills. I procured ,-i  box, and soon found they were doing  me g'ood, so I kept on, until now 1  can say I am a new man, entirely  free from pain and have continued  so ever since, being- able to attend  to my daily duties on the farm and  feel strong and able to work. I  verily believe this great change was  effected by Dodd's .Kidney Pills and  I think it my duty to make this  statement public for thc benefit of  all afflicted as I" was."  HIS  FIRST  LESSON.  . He was a nice young man. but, oh,  so slow���������so slow !    She was an even  nicer     young woman,  but she liktfd  not the  aforementioned slowness.  He had called to take lier.to a  theatre, and they were just disappearing down the. garden-path, when  he informed her that little Nannie,  the pet of the household, was calling  to her from the steps.  Oh, dear, I'm 'in such a hurry !  she 'jried, stopping reluctantly. What  is the little darling saying," Reginald ? ���������      ���������-  She says, "You've forgotten to kiss  me."  j    How strange !  remarked the young  | lady.   Why should she want me     to  kiss     you,     Reginald ?: But, there,  never mind," she went on,  suddenly  stepping forward  and  pressing     her  to Reginald's redder face.  humor the little sweet    all  red  lips  We must  we can.  Willie, your shirt is dripping. Some  Debby felt a shy, glad consciousness boys tempted me to go swimming,  that she had helped the singer's mis- and I ran away from them so hard  sion,  as  the flowers  and \ a.jjfcr,ac,ti.yc that  J. got    jntp  an awful pcrspira-  Preacher���������"When you're tempted to  drink, think of your wifo at home."  Hen peck���������"1 do���������and that's what  drives me  to  drink."  ���������J Clntr.<% $jgJj6g g^Ci-ii'/Si. t ^  Thero is a curious combination  tree in West Stockbridge. Mass. It  is'primarily a maple, which m'cacurft  1 foot from thc ground, 12.'feet .0  inches in circumference. Fifteen feet  from the ground there arc one or  two birch limbs growing, and higher  up are currant and raspberry bushes3  .which bear fruit each year.  fMBgagBWiSBaitaffliw^^  iwmnum������iM������������mjMmuMmwi.u rn+*M**tt***prftrt jM& e-ii>'"������������Wi  *i^r������*������$&%& JtWiWM m^^Wl  THE MINING REVIEW���������Saturday, October 26, 1901.  !! ���������   1  The Noble Five Fiasco.  ' Undoubtedly the sensation of the  week is the sudden and unexpected  depreciation in the value of Noble Five  stock, which on Friday week last wan  selling in Toronto at 9 and 9 1-4, to  rubbish prices. Even now the true  explanation ia not known ouside of Victoria, but this notwithstanding no dealings have taken place in any way of the  markets since the downward movement  commenced.  The announcement that   Mr. Dunsmuir had definitely decided to foreclose  his mortgage on the property is naturally  received  with   dissatisfaction   by  shareholders, who hoped  in view of the  admittedly line showings recently  disclosed   in   the  mine, that a sufficient,  production mitjht shortly be maintained  to   pay  off  the  heavy liabilities and  eventually admit of   regular dividend  distributions. These anticipations were  probably in   any  case  over-sanguine,  though as may be   understood, excuse-  able under circumstances, which was so  far as thc Noble Five was   concerned,  were peculiar.   The   course taken   by  Mr.  Dunsmuir  does   not   require any  justification.    He seemingly   was   not  only advancing all the money required  for the recent developments of the mine  without any assistance from his fellow  shareholders or directors,  but also the  security upon which he invested a large  sum under mortgage, has not (returned  him a cent ih'interest, for considerably  over a year, and he could hardly therefore, he expected to spend further sums  merely to benefit the public.   If there is  any cause   of  complaint   it is on  the  grounds that  shareholders  were given  to understand at the meeting last spring  that foreclosure proceedings would  not  be taken, provided the mine,  after  the  programme   of   development was outlined, was carried out,   and   gave   any  promise of repaying   preview's' expenditures.   According to recent reports the  condition   of   the   mine was never so  favorable1.   But it must be remembered  that Mr, Dunsmuir himself did not at  the   time 'confirm   nor   has   he.  since  confirmed tliis assurance.���������Colonist.  WasKiiv?  TQacKmes  'ffiH^������EaZ23S5E^SS2KaS3E2  523E31S  Confesses Amalgam Thefts.  The following, we are informed refers  to the Wm..Hairier, who used to be  secretary of the Miners' union, and was  so <joort a citizen in the eyes of some at  the time of the labor trouble here:  Boise, Idaho, Oct. 10.���������William Hagter,  arrested at Silver Gitv for complicity in  the thefts of amalgam from the Trade  Dollar Company, lias been released. He  lias made a full confession on the understanding he is not to be prosecuted, hut  will remain, within micli as a witness.  This indicates thai, thedisclosures made  by'him are important.  .     NOTICE.  r hereby warn the public not to contract any  debts with, my wife, Irene ''ompeaii, ofAlc-  Ciiiiitiui, us I will not be responsible for any  such debts.  ISAAC OOMPEAU.  October 19th, 1901.  NOTICE.  1901���������C No. 3.  (Kaslo, Sept. 25,1901, Registry)  (Law Stamp)  Th the Supreme Court of British Columbia.  Between:  ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, Plain tiff,   and   JOHN  MAXWELL DONNELLY,'��������� Defendant.  His Honor J. A. Forin,/     Wednesday, tho 25th  In Chambers.       i day of Sept., 1901.  Upon the application of the pluiutid and upon reading the affidavit of the philntill'and  papers lillc'jaud upoii hearing the solicitor for  tbe plaintiff,  1. It is ordered that thc service of a copy of  this order and of the writ of summons in this  action, by sending the same bv a prepaid aud  registered letter addressed to the defendant at  Sandon, B. 0.; and by posting up in the City  Hall at Sandon, B. C, a copy of this order and  said writ of summons; and by publishing this  order together with the notice hereon endorsed  once a week for four weeks in the Mining Review newspaper published at Sandon, B. C:  shall be good and sufficient service or the said  writ of summons.  2. And it is further ordered that the defendant do en tor an appearance to tho said writ of  summons on or before the Iirst day of November, 1901, at the Registrar's office, Kaslo, B.C.  3. And it is further ordered that the costs of  this application be costs in the cause.  (Signed) i J. A. FORIN, L..T.  This action isbrought to recover $1053.10 as  shown in the statement of claim endorsed on  the writ of summons.  (Signed), ALEX,'' LUCAS, Registrar.  Wooden and Fibre Tubs and  Pails of Every Description.  Clothes Wringers  Clothes Pins, Sad Irons,  Brushes, Etc.  WE HAVE EVERY-THING TO  COMPLETELY OUTFIT THE  FAMILY LAUNDRY. CALL  AND'SEE OUR LINES.  ^INTERS'''  Gold Seal White Rubber Coats    | Hip Rubber Boots, leather soles  Black and Yellow Oil Coats | Knee Rubber Boots, leather spies  Blankets," Pillows, Quilts, etc.  CALL AND GET OUR PRICES.  K. Giegerioh, ���������  RECO AVENUE.  16-2-1 Reeo Avenue, Sandon.  'TENT AND AWNING  FACTORY  BAKER STREET,       NELSON, B. C.  :     COFFEE ROASTERS  Dealers in TEA' AND COFFEE.  We are odei-intr at the lowest prices  the best erades of Ceylon, India, China  and Japan Teas.  For Prices see Xelson daily papers.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  Kootenay Coffee Co.,  P. 0. BOX 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON. B.C.  A. R. HEYLAND,  ENGINEER,  AND PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.  SANDON, B.C.  KOR   S-A.I_iE3.  A limited number of Shares in  Similkameen Valley Coal Co.,  Limited.  For further particulars and  prospectus apply to  Wm. W. Fallows,  SANDON.  Oillcial Agent for Sloean District.  At Cost  We have a fine stock of Men's Boys', Ladies' and Children's  Boots and Shoes which will be sold at cost and under, in order to make  room on the shelves for our groceries. We have on hand a good  selection of tlie best makes. -':  Cody Avenue.  JALLAND BROS.  .Dealers m Treats  AT SANDON  ROSSLAND, NELSON, KASLO, PILOT BAY, THREE FORKS, SLOCAN CITY.  1  ���������m  Sit  m  I  f!  If  I  :3U

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